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Title: The Caloosa belle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: S.H. Stalls
Place of Publication: LaBelle Fla
Publication Date: 03-29-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 49, no. 18 (Sept. 7, 1972)-
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Thursday, March 29, 2012 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 89 No. 13 by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle The Big O Birding Festival is becoming one of the area’s important draws, luring bird enthusiasts from all around the country to one of the most proli c birding areas in South Central Florida with tours by top notch guides from around the state. In fact, LaBelle’s own Margaret England said this area actually has more bird species than the well-advertised coastal sanctuaries. The prestigious guides include Dr. Paul Grey, Raeanne Wessel, Mark Kiser and his wife Selina, John J. Lopinot, Greg and Leslie Cornet. Locals including Sarah Maddox, Master Naturalist Gene McAvoy, Margaret England, Larry Luckey and Butch Wilson willingly share their expertise as well. During the 2011 festival, 139 bird species were recorded by attendees, attesting to the quality of the experience and abundance of bird species available here. A tri-community affair encompassing Moore Haven, Clewiston and LaBelle, the Big O Birding Festival actually began in Moore Haven. Some of the original committee members, including Margaret England, Jef f Barwick, Janet Papinaw and Butch Wilson, are still involved. This year 170 birders from all around the state and area registered for this unique festival the most in the festival’s 11 year history. Last year 122 birders enjoyed Bird festival focus on natural attractions Recycling is the way of the future. People make trash, so people have to take care of their trash. It’s that simple. Hendry County has had a recycling program for over 12 years. In unincorporated Hendry County Port LaBelle, North LaBelle and Felda a curbside pilot recycling program has been working well for several years and the county is researching how best to expand the program. In 2010, over 9,000 tons of recycled materials were collected in the county, including over 138 tons from the City of LaBelle, The City of LaBelle recycling program is separate from the County program. These recycled materials are sold to the vendor with the best offer, helping to defray the costs of the program, which helps to keep the waste assessment at a minimal rate for all residents. Large Green Recycling containers are located throughout the county. The types of recyclable containers at any given location are established by need. It is essential that each container only be used for the speci c type of material it is labeled for. When recyclables are mixed, separating them becomes a bigger job. The worst thing people can do is dump garbage into a recycling container, contaminating the entire load, which the county then has to pay transportation and disposal costs. Even a small amount of garbage can contaminate the entire container. Items that are accepted for recycling are:  Cardboard—no bushel fruit boxes (breakdown boxes and place in container)  Plastics — bottles that are stamped with the running arrows (soda, detergent, soap) Plastic grocery bags are not accepted.  Aluminum cans  Tin cans  Newspapers/Telephone Books/Magazines  Of ce Paper  Glass bottles and jars – no ceramics or window glass Please Do Not Leave Material Around the Containers. If container is full call 863-6755252. Containers are located at: LaBelleRodeo Grounds, SR 29S Airport, Cowboy Way Health Dept., Pratt Blvd. LaBelle Middle School, Cowboy Way Notice green recycling bins around the county? Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantChamber Secretary Sara Townsend, left, and Margaret England display a photograph of a wood stork by local photographer Mark Renz, just one of the amazing silent auction items at the Big O Birding Festival. Better get your extra sleep now, ‘cause this weekend you’ll want to be up all night to enjoy the 2012 Relay for Life at the LaBelle High School football eld. It all begins at 3 p.m. this Saturday, March 31, and continues through the night till 8 a.m. Sunday, April 1. Teams representing different countries of the world will be set up with booths to pique your fancy. Come for dinner and sample the food and, of course, the goodies. All proceeds go toward winning the ght against cancer. Events will be going on nonstop all night, but highlights include: Opening ceremony at 3 p.m. Survivor Lap at 4:30 p.m. Luminaria ceremony the lighting of candles in memory of those who lost their battle with cancer 8 p.m. Survivors and caretakers are invited to the Survivor’s Tent for a big birthday party after completing the Survivor’s Lap. Entertainment by Melissa’s Dance Studio at 5 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m., Debbie White’s Cloggers at 7 p.m. and the LHS Dance Team at 1 a.m. In between there’ll be plenty Fighting cancerSee Relay — Page 2 See Recycle — Page 2 See Birding — Page 2

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SBDC here to helpThe Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is present in Hendry and Glades Counties and in Immokalee. One-on-one consultation is available to all existing and potential small business. In addition, SBDC offers a variety of workshops and seminars to help the business community. Call Janice at 239-860-8592 to set up an appointment to discuss your ideas and needs.Are you ready to start your own businessIf you are thinking of starting your own business, being your own boss, becoming that entrepreneur you have always wanted to be, then take time to join the Small Business Center for a free FAQ Session. You will be given the questions you need to ask yourself before starting on a new venture. The event takes place on Wednesday, March 14, 8-10 a.m. at Edison State College, Room A106, 1092 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle. Register on line at sbdc.seminars.org. Community Briefs David C. Brown, M.D. is proud to announce the opening of a new of ce in LaBelle!We thank the Chamber of Commerce for holding our Of cial Ribbon Cutting. It was a pleasure to meet and welcome so many great people to our of ce at: 870 W. Hickpochee Ave. in LaBelle. 863.674.0460Eye Centers of Florida accepts most vision insurance plans, but if you do not have insurance, we can still help. We offer a Complete, Comprehensive Vision Exam for only $79.00! Eye glasses (lenses AND frames) start at only $49.00!Our experienced team of experts are the cataract surgery leaders in S.W. Florida. We also have specialists to provide the care and treatment of Glaucoma, Dry Eyes, Floaters and Flashes, Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy. Visit the most trusted ophthalmology practice in the area. www.ecof.com 2 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012the festival. The 2012 Big O Birding Festival began Tuesday, kicking off four days chock full of tours at many important birding locations throughout Hendry and Glades as well as photo shoot tours, river excursions, lake tours, camp res, owl hoots and exhibits. Lynda and Jim White, wildlife rehabilitators, will also do an Audubon Birds of Prey presentation for students at LaBelle and Upthegrove Elementary Schools in conjunction with the festival. Margaret England said she's "excited about the LaBelle Heritage Trail," which includes stops at a private ranch in Muse, the Curtis Honey House, LaBelle Heritage Museum, Fort Denaud Swing Bridge and Captain Hendry House. She said the community's response has been impressive. Although the festival is aimed at avid birders, a number of events will also appeal to local folks with a more general interest in birds. For instance, Thursday (today) local folks can drop in on two programs at the Port LaBelle Inn, "The Roost" for the event. The Clewiston Inn is "Bird Central" for the eastern portion. At the Port LaBelle Inn you can check out several free presentations including How to Make a Great Photograph by John J. Lopinot from 2-3:30 p.m., and The Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail with Mark and Selina Kiser from 3:30-5 p.m. Also during that time period, 2:30-5 p.m., a program and exhibit by Lynda White of the Florida Fish and Wildlife, Bird of Prey, will be ongoing in the Inner Courtyard. Welcome to anyone interested. On Friday, March 30, you can check out Wildlife and the Human Connection presented by local educator and author Nancy Dale, from 2-3:30 p.m. Advanced Birding, a program by Paddy Cunningham, will follow from 3:30-5 p.m. In addition, there are lots of items in a silent auction at the Port LaBelle Inn lobby. The auction, which continues daily through Saturday, is open to the public. Come check out the selection and put your bid in on numerous terri c items, including a trip to the Dry Tortugas worth about $1,100, and a beautiful wood stork photo by local paleontologist, author, photographer Mark Renz. The wood stork is the theme bird of the 2012 event. You do not have to be present to win. Proceeds from the festival will go to the Hendry County Tourism Development Commission (TDC) to continue spreading the word about Hendry County's attractions. The Big O Birding Festival is a cooperative effort between the LaBelle and Clewiston Chambers of Commerce and the Hendr y County TDC. This year the festival is being coordinated by LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Secretary Sara Townsend, who said she is very proud of all the volunteers on both sides of the county who have stepped up to help make 2012 a banner year for the festival. In fact, Volunteer Coordinator Debr a Strickland said the projects many volunteers are "the heart" of this festival. She added that she's watched all the commitment o f the volunteers who do so much, "especiall y Sara, who has been the driving force behind this." BirdingContinued From Page 1 LaBelle High School, Cowboy Way Country Oaks Elementary, Eucalyptus Blvd. Upthegrove Elementary, Frasier and Main St. Ft. Denaud Cemetery, Cemetery Road Grandma's Grove, SR 80 Beef O'Brady's, Hickpochee Ave Davis-Pratt Park, Lillian St. ClewistonFamily Dollar, Sugarland Hwy. Rent A Center, Sugarland Hwy. Roland Martin, E. Del Monte Ave. Ernie Reddish, Sugarland Hwy. Pioneer Community Center, Panam a Ave. Joey's Pizze, Flaghole Rd. Clewiston Middle School, W. Osceol a Ave. Eastside Elenentary, Arroyo Ave. W Please call 863-675-5252 for additional information. We'll be glad to help you with your recycling questions. Recycle Continued From Page 1 of games and presentations to keep everyone hopping. It's a kid-friendly night with loads of fun like the bounce house area with unlimited play for $10 from 5 p.m. till midnight. Everything happens at LaBelle High School football eld. Celebrate the ght against cancer w ith your family and friends March 31-April 1. RelayContinued From Page 2 Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantHendry County appreciates residents’ efforts to recycle, but is having a bit of a problem with over ow and with people leaving bags on the pavement outside the recepticles.

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If abused, neglected and abandoned children could vote, they might have a voice in their own future, but it would take too long. They need a voice right now. The Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program, supporting volunteers who independently speak up for the best interests of these children, has recently launched a strategic campaign to recruit 10,000 child advocates. There are approximately 31,000 in Florida’s foster care system today. W ith nearly 8,000 volunteers, the program is able to give a voice to 22,000 of those children. Who will be a voice for those 10,000 children without an advocate? To promote awareness and recruit volunteers, the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program has begun promoting the airing of public service announcements (PSA’s) throughout the state. The PSA’s capturing the mission were created by National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for use by local member groups to raise awareness for these most vulnerable children. CASA’s “I AM for the Child” recruitment campaign includes 30-second PSA’s available for use by local media. “Our volunteers, supported by staff, are the true heroes for these children,” says Guardian ad Litem 20th Circuit Director, Raelyn Means. “We just don’t have enough volunteers. We’re hoping the public will become more aware of the need locally through the 10,000 Voices Campaign. We never know how many children are going to need a trained volunteer. We’ve had to prioritize who gets an advocate. It’s a dif cult choice. Every child deserves a voice in his or her situation today and for the future.” Currently, both Lee County and Collier County volunteers are advocating for only 65 percent and 68 percent of children who need an advocate, respectively with Hendry and Glades counties needing at least 15 more advocates. Guardian ad Litem volunteers are ordinary citizens who are Florida residents, at least 21 years old, pass a background check and complete free training. No legal background is required as a program attorney is assigned to every child’s case and a Volunteer Supervisor/Facilitator assigned to every volunteer to help navigate systems and coach. An average of 8-10 hours monthly on the volunteer’s own time is required, with the volunteer being in charge of his/her daytime schedule. Secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families David Wilkins has added his support to this initiative by stating, “The challenge of providing all of Florida’s children with the opportunity to dream of a better future is enormous. But it is truly the highest of moral callings and it requires the work of our Department, our community partners, businesses and volunteers. I have repeatedly seen rst-hand the impact of a volunteer Guardian ad Litem on a child’s life and the rewards are great for the child, the volunteer and our state’s future. I encourage any Floridian who wishes to help a child to volunteer with the Guardian ad Litem Program. The impact one person can have is incredible.” Alan Abramowitz, Statewide Guardian ad Litem Executive Director, often visits of ces around the state encouraging both volunteers and staff to help even more children. “Our message is simple, but profound, by becoming a Guardian ad Litem child advocate you will quickly understand this reality: ‘To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.’ We’re hoping every Florida resident hears us loud and clear through the 10,000 Voice Campaign and gets involved.” The 20th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program supports volunteers advocating for the best interests of abused, neglected and abandoned children in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades Counties. Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida is a non-pro t, United Way agency, supporting the 20th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program by funding recruitment and training o f volunteers, and working to fund children’s individual needs not provided by any other source. Volunteer information and the upcoming 1-hour orientations open to the public are available by contacting Mary Ann Brownstein at 239-995-3737. See also www.guardianadlitem.org and www.voicesforkids.org. LaBelleMichelle Lee Lowman, 43, was arrested March 20 and charged with larceny grand theft $300-$5,000. Sgt. Olvera was arresting of cer. Steven Ray Orengo, 43, was arrested March 24 and charged with aggravated battery knew or should have known victim was pregnant, corruption by threat of a public servant or family and resisting an of cer interfering with a law enforcement of cer without violence. Sgt. J. Woods was arresting of cer. Larry Jenkins Jr., 35, was arrested March 25 and charged with battery by a person detained in prison or jail facility. R. Shepherd was arresting of cer. Sergio Mendez, 25, as arrested March 24 and charged with aggravated battery knew or should have known victim was pregnant. C. Green was arresting of cer. Ralph Edward Fagin, 52, was arrested March 19 and charged with fraud uttering a false instrument. N. Reed was arresting ofcer. Eric Wayne Taylor, 32, was arrested March 19 and charged with grand theft $300$5,000, burglary of an unoccupied structure unarmed and criminal mischief under $200. Sgt. Olvera was arresting of cer. Carlyce Angelina Taylor, 21, was arrested March 20 and charged with three counts of fraudmake, utter, issue insuf cient funds over $150, grand theft $300-$5,000 and uttering a false instrument. C. Buchhofer was arresting of cer.ClewistonAntonio J. Lopez, 22, was arrested March 22 and charged with use-display of rearm in public, discharging a rearm in public and discharging a missile into a dwelling, vehicle, building or aircraft. Sgt. W. Grif n was arresting of cer. Lee Willie Thicklin Jr., 25, was arrested March 20 and charged with a nonmoving traf c violation driving with a suspended license habitual offender. CPD Of cer M. Thomas was arresting of cer. GRAND OPENING!FREE Blood Pressure Checks1. Walk-In Urgent Care 2. Family Medicine 3. Chiropractor 4. Physical Therapy & FREE Screenings 5. Medical Weight Loss!Urgent & Convenient Care Centerwww.urgentandconvenientcare.com 863-342-8260 Se Habla Espaol $1,000 REWARDFOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF GUN THIEVES OR RETURN OF FIREARMS AND JEWLERY (RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS WINCHESTER LEVER ACTIONS, REMINGTON 1100’S AND OTHER REMINGTONS, MARLINS AND MORE!) STOLEN ON 2/15/12. CALL LINDA AT 863-517-1153 3 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Arrest Reports Local voices needed to speak up for children Raelyn Means On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, Hendry County Investigators arrested 22-yearold Raul Angel Ramos of Clewiston in the death of 46-year-old Alexander Escalante. Escalante was shot on March 25, 2011, while riding his bicycle in the area of Twin Lakes Mobile Home Park in Clewiston. Hendry County deputies were called to the scene after motorists in the area reported a man lying in the roadway in a pool of blood. Investigators developed leads to identify the perpetrator which led to the arrest of Ramos. Ramos was charged with Homicide and is currently being held in the Hendry County Jail with no bond.Shooting On March 22, 2012, Hendry County Investigators arrested 22 year old Antonio Lopez of Clewiston, Florida on numerous weapon charges. Lopez reported that on February 18, 2012, while pumping gas he was approached, from behind, by three men and struck between his neck and shoulders. He told the Investigator that he could identify all three men. Lopez told the Investigator that he then armed himself with a handgun and shot 10 times into the eeing vehicle. On March 17, 2012, Lopez had been involved in another shooting when he red shots into a vehicle. The victim, in that incident, reported to deputies that the shooter was Antonio Lopez. Lopez was arrested on March 22, and charged with 2 counts each of Use of Firearm During a Felony, Discharging a Firearm in Public, and Firing a Deadly Weapon into a Vehicle. Lopez is currently being held in the Hendry County Jail on $64,000.00. Men charged in Clewiston homicide, shooting incidents

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by Pat DobbinsHave a heart… think about “going green”! The 3 R’s of the green slogan Reduce, Reuse and Recycle offer basic guidance for working toward a cleaner, healthier environment. Two great places to start are at home and at w ork. Recyclng involves taking a product at the end of its useful life and re-processing all or part of it to make another product. Recycling is a simple way that you, as a consumer, can help out the environment and help preserve our natural resources from being depleted. So… get involved and get green! So many items used in our modern lifestyles can be recycled. Here are some: Electronics CDs & DVDs, Cell Phones, Computer Monitors, Computers, DVD Players, Inkjet Cartridges, MP3 Players, Of ce Machines, Televisions, VCRs, Video Games, & Consoles Plastic Number 4 Plastic, LDPE, Number 6 Plastic, Polystyrene, Number 7 Plastic, Plastic Bags, Plastic Bottles, Plastic Casing, and PVC Not all communities collect plastics, and not all plastics are recyclable. Follow the guidelines for your local community by nding out more from the county recycling department. Only recycle those plastics that are allowed. Remove plastic lids and rings from containers because often they are not recyclable. Rinse out containers and atten them before placing them in recycling bins. Paper Books, Brown Paper Bags, Cardboard, Cartons, Catalogs, Computer Paper, Magazines, Mail, Newspapers, Paperboard, and Phone Books Most municipalities will accept different types of paper. Paper should be sorted by type. Construction paper, brightly colored “astro bright” papers, and greasy or waxed coated papers aren’t allowed because they can ruin a batch of paper which is being recycled. These must be thrown in the garbage. Toilet paper, tissues, tissue paper, and paper towels must also go in the garbage as well. Cardboard: Cardboard can also be recycled in most communities. Your cardboard should be attened for easy pickup. Do not recycle cardboard that is greasy (such as pizza or donut boxes) or wax coated (such as meat and certain produce boxes). The wax and grease can ruin an entire batch of cardboard that is being recycled. How can you tell if the cardboard is wax coated? Scratch your nger over the surface; if you see wax under your ngernails, it means the cardboard needs to be tossed in the garbage. Metals Aerosol Cans, Aluminum Cans, Aluminum Foil, Metal, Clothes Hangers, and Steel Most communities take cans of all types. Before tossing metals in the recycling bin, rinse the cans thoroughly to remove all traces of food. Food particles can attract insects and; food contaminants can ruin a batch of recycling. Also try to remove the paper label and atten before throwing in the recycling bin. Glass Glass must also be rinsed, and sorted by color. Remove the lids and bottle tops since these can contaminate the batch of glass recycling. Do not include mirrors, dishes, light bulbs, or ceramics. Here are a few handy tips: Collect newspapers in a paper grocery bag or in tied bundles (Did you know that it takes up to 75,000 trees to produce one Sunday edition of the New York Times!) Don’t recycle wet cardboard. It can clog sorting machines. Throw it away to keep it from contaminating the rest of the load. Don’t recycle bottle tops; they’re not made from the same plastic as recyclable bottles. But if you forget, don’t sweat it. They’ll be sorted down the line. (Quick fact: The energy saved by recycling one plastic bottle can power a computer for 25 minutes.) Rinse cans, but crushing isn’t required. The aluminum can is the most common as well as the most valuable recycled item in the United States. It can be recycled again and again, and so ef ciently that a can is regenerated and back on the shelf in as little as 60 days. Cleaning: Don’t worry if you can’t get the lime out of the beer bottle or the last o f the peanut butter from the jar. The recycler’s machinery will zap all contaminants. But do empty and rinse glass jars and containers. Here are some ways that things are recycled: Plastic soda bottles can be recycled into pillow ll. Plastic milk bottles, detergent bottles can be recycled into new detergent bottles. Take-out boxes and shampoo bottles can be recycled into drainage and irrigation pipes. Grocery bags and shrink wrap can be recycled into new bags. Yogurt containers and bottle caps can be recycled into plastic lumber. Packing peanuts can be recycled into plastic lumber. Note: Squeezable ketchup bottles and microwavable dishes can’t be recycled. Don’t contribute to dangerous seepage in land lls by throwing hazardous materials in the garbage. Please take these items to special locations in your community where the y can be disposed of properly. Following these tips helps to keep recycling centers operating at maximum efciency. It will also reduce bad odors and help keep animals from rooting around your recycling bins. But most importantly of all, it will prevent perfectly good recyclables from ending up in the land ll, and, therefore, help to keep the environment cleaner and healthier for everybody. That’s why being green is so important! 4 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012Serving LaBelle Since 1922To Reach UsMailing Address: P.O. Box 518€ LaBelle, FL 33975 Physical Address: 22 Ft. Thompson Ave. Phone: (863) 675-2541€ Fax: (863) 675-1449 Website:www.newszap.com/labelleTo Submit NewsThe Caloosa Belle welcomes submissions from its readers. Opinions, calendar items, story ideas and photographs are welcome. Call (863) 675-2541 to reach our newsroom. The deadline for all news items is 11 a.m. on Monday prior to the following Thursdays publication. E-Mail: cbnews@newszap.comTo Place a Display AdPhone:(863) 675-2541 The deadline for all advertising is 4 p.m. on Friday for the following Thursdays publication E-mail: cbadsales@newszap.comBilling DepartmentE-mail: billteam@newszap.comTo Place a Classified AdCall 1 -877 353-2424 or to place it from home go to www.newszap.comFor SubscriptionsPhone: 1-800-282-8586 Visit newszap.com or email readerservices@newszap.com.StaffNews Editor: Patty Brant Advertising Services Coordinator: Dale Conyers Advertising Services: Barbara Calfee Executive Editor: Katrina ElskenPublisher: Tom ByrdOur PurposeƒThe Caloosa Belle is published by Independent Newspapers of Florida. Independent is owned by a unique trust that enables this newspaper to pursue a mission of journalistic service to the citizens of the community. Since no dividends are paid, the company is able to thrive on profit margins below industrystandards. All after-tax surpluses are reinvested in Independents mission of journalistic service, commitment to the ideals of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the communitys deliberation of public issues.We Pledgeƒ€To operate this newspaper as a public trust €To help our community become a better place to live and work, through our dedication to conscientious journalism. €To provide the information citizens need to make their own intelligent decisions about public issues. €To report the news with honesty, accuracy, purposeful neutrality, fairness, objectivity, fearlessness and compassion. €To use our opinion pages to facilitate community debate, not to dominate it with our own opinions. €To disclose our own conflicts of interest or potential conflicts to our readers. €To correct our errors and to give each correction the prominence it deserves. €To provide a right to reply to those we write about. €To treat people with courtesy, respect and compassion. More Interview Questionsby Matt KindermannThis week we will cover more examples of common interview questions, the theory of why they are asked and suggestions on how to craft appropriate responses. As we have noted in past articles, interviews are either behavioral/situational or traditional. Traditional interview questions elicit straight forward answers designed to provide personal strengths and weaknesses. Behavioral interview questions are designed to reveal how you think or get you to say what you would do in a hypothetical situation. I encourage you to search the internet for situational interview question examples. Studying the suggested answers will get you to think about the right way to structure your responses for any question. Many interviews are given by a single person, which can be more relaxed than a panel interview. However, a panel interview is likely to me more structured, fairer to each interviewee, and allows the candidate to meet the department heads personally. Panel interviews should be embraced and you should be on your A-game; this is your opportunity to impress the powers that be! One situational question you may likely receive is “what did you like about your last job.” The interviewer is looking to see if you are happy worker. Even if you hated your last job and were red for slashing the bosses tires, think of something speci c that you actually enjoyed. Many interviewers are aware of the generic responses such as “I liked the challenge,” or “I liked working with the people.” Good responses will use something unique to the position and display your passion, such as “the job was mostly routine but one time we received a Hollywood client and my team worked 20 hours straight through the weekend but we got it right, made a lot of money for the company and we all felt like we accomplished something great.” Remember, whatever the question is, limit your answer to 45 seconds or less. Try to smile a lot and look each interviewer in the eye when giving your answers. When you’re nished with your answer then stop talking. Many interviewers try to elicit more information if they stall between questions, don’t be baited and give more than you want; stick to your answer. If there is an awkward silence after you have answered a question, kindly ask “did that answer your question?” Southwest Florida Works is the regional state workforce board for Hendry, Glades, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. For no-fee job search assistance or employer support, speak with an employment representative nearest you by going to www. sw works.org and click on “Locations.” Matthew HIndermann CAREER CORNER Remember the 3 R’s Reduce, Reuse and Recycle! Pat Dobbins

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By Patty BrantCaloosa Belle This place we call home grew up on the edge of Florida’s Everglades and it remains just at the border of that wild and little known place. Over the years the ‘Glades have attracted some unique individuals, able to stand for themselves and face Mother Nature on her terms. In the early decades of the 20th Century, men came into this inhospitable environment to harvest the valuable and ancient trees, cypress and pine, that fed the development of this great land. The story of that lust for the great trees of the Everglades attracted a man named Cesar Becerra. In 1997 the Miami Herald called him the “Everglades Evangelist.” It became his mission to capture that intriguing story from newspaper clippings and writings of the time as well as from those hardy indiv iduals who lived it. Cesar spent over 20 years interviewing the men who made their livelihood from felling those legendary trees. Centered in Jerome, on SR 29 south of Immokalee and ten miles north of Everglades City, the time of the logging industry is passed, but its rich history still lures Cesar to this area. According to Cesar’s painstaking research, CJ Jones had the largest and last sawmill operation in the Southeastern US. He began his operation in Felda in 1938, and moved it to Jerome in 1940 until 1957 when it folded. The not-so-distant history of LaBelle was also linked strongly to the logging industry, with many sawmills located here. Jones mainly cut pine, but the Lee Cypress Tidewater Corp. only took cypress, and shipped it by rail to Perry, FL to be cut. Over the years Cesar has shared his knowledge of Corkscrew Swamp, the last stand of virgin cypress in the Southeastern US and of the logging industry in South Florida. Corkscrew remains the only large stretch of these wooden giants, many 15’ at the base and 150’ tall, left standing. They were 2,000 years old in 1940s and ‘50s when the loggers emptied the ‘Glades of their shadows. Originally, Cesar said, the loggers took only the best trees, in convenient locations. “World War II changed everything,” he said. The government paid for all wood that could be brought out of the ‘Glades, not just best. Cypress in particular was prized as it was used to build all amphibious landing craft for US forces, including those at D-Day and other historic invasions. Much of that cypress came from the Florida Everglades. Logging in the swampy terrain, mostly Fakahatchee and Big Cypress, was dif cult and men had to build up grades in the swamps to accommodate locomotives to transport the logs. During his visits to the area, Cesar has spoken at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and at the Everglades Museum for the Everglades City Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Environmental Festival, and has done the same for LaBelle’s historians. Many of his logging stories came from interviews with CJ Jones’ assistant Edwin Jones, his brother and accountant for operations. Edwin even taught Cesar the accounting for logging operations for Cesar’s book, Giants of the Swamp, which took ten years to write. In those days almost all of the tough and dangerous logging jobs were lled by African Americans; whites worked at the mill and the locomotive jobs. In addition to his logging operations, CJ Jones also had retail stores in Miami, Fort Myers and Immokalee. He said Gwendolyn Tate ran the lumber retail store in Immokalee. His labors include two summers interviewing 40 loggers, along with ferreting out old photos and documents. He is converting these into print, PDF and audio versions to be included in Florida International University’s Project Everglades Digital Library. Cesar’s longtime friend Waddy Thompson of LaBelle has donated many photos of his pioneer family photos from those logging days. The purpose of the FIU project is to house all these amazing stories under one roof. Cesar feels the urgency of getting pioneer families like the Thompsons to donate photos and stories of the old logging days so they will always be available for future generations. He also got leads for his stories over the years at libraries and from the pioneering agribusiness giant Alico, an important component in the story of Everglades logging. Alico owned the land Jones leased to log the coveted cypress and pine that fueled construction throughout the nation. One fascinating bit of local history underscored by Alico historians involves the use o f hauling temporary sawmills into the woods after a big storm to collect damaged timber. Alico would allow Jones to go in to fetch this less desirable wood. Although Cesar kne w about them, he had never seen a picture of an actual temporary sawmill until some were discovered in Alico’s les. Other interesting local facts: Jones was the last to log using steam, not diesel, to run his sawmill and locomotive and he never decimated a stand of pines. He always reseeded. Jones was also one of the few who employed state certi ed foresters. A Miami resident, Cesar’s love affair with the Everglades began at age ten when he ipped a canoe in the ‘Glades. He said that experience “connected” him with the ‘Glades and put him in tune with its heart. Since that time, he has developed a neverending curiosity about this place he nds endlessly fascinating. “It’s a sad story. It’s horri c what we’ve done,” Cesar said about logging in the Everglades, but he’s been dedicating himself to making sure that story does not die. It will live to serve as a cautionary tale to those who come after us. You can order Cesar’s book, Giants of the Swamp, from www.planetcesar.com. When That will never happen to meŽ happens.1101204.1 State Farm, Home Of“ce, Bloomington, IL DiPo“ Ins Agcy Inc Rena DiPo“, Agen 777 W Hickpochee Ave. www.ourinsurancegirl.com Bus: 863-675-1880 Fax: 863-675-8970Im ready to help.Theres never a good time for an accident to happen. But when it does, you can count on me to be there quickly so you can get your life back to normal.GET TO A BETTER STATE’. CALL ME TODAY. 5 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 ‘Everglades Evangelist’ preserving logging history Submitted photo/ Waddy ThompsonMany African American men labored long and hard, felling giant trees like this one to supply wood for the construction industry in the ‘40s and ‘50s and before. Submitted photo/ Waddy ThompsonTha last steam driven train hauling lumber out of the Everglades was run by CJ Jones.

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Special servicesGrace Baptist Church would like to invite the public for a special service on Friday, A pril 6, at 7 p.m. The church will honor the Passion of Christ with a Candle-Light Communion service. What better way to remember the death, burial and resurrection of our Lord and Savior. The church is located at: 4200 N E Eucalyptus Blvd. Just east of Collinswood Road. A nursery will be provided. For more information call: (863) 675-3349.Old Fashioned Gospel Sing Everyone is welcome to the old fasioned Gospel Sing Palm Sunday, April 1, 6 p.m. at Palmdale Baptist Church. You, your neighbors and friends are invited to the Congregational and “specials” by locals. Bring guitars or any musical instrument to make a Joyful Noise to the Lord! Refreshments served afterwards. The church got some new songbooks with old & new favorites.Gran Campaa EvangelisticaLa Iglesia El Faro te invita a su Gran Campaa Evangelistica los dias 1 al 8 de Abril del 2012. Los dias 1 (Domingo) 7 (Sabado) y 8 (Domingo) estaremos teniendo nuestro culto en la Iglesia El Faro en la 431 Bryan Ave. LaBelle. Los dias 2 al 6 (Lunes a Viernes) estaremos en el Rodeo por la 29 S al frente de las tiendas La Fiesta y Las Gemelas. El horario para los dias son lo siguiente: Los Domingos (1 y 8 de Abril) empezaremos a las 6:30 p.m. y los dias Lunes (2) a Sabado (7) empezaremos a las 7 p.m. Tenemos transportacion GRATIS! Vengan y gocense con nosotros! Para mas informacion llamanos al 863-843-0264. Dios los bendiga!Launching new AssemblyLiving Waters Fellowship welcomes you to the Divine Connection and launching of their newest Assembly. Grand opening April 1. Meetings are Sunday nights at 1816 N. SR 29 Suite B, 6 p.m. An evening of praise and worship. Holy Ghost preaching, healing and deliverance with Senior Pastors Robert and Michelle Akers and Asociate Pastors Edward and Faustina Ekwa. For further information contact Senior Pastors Robert and Michelle Akers at 239826-3006 or 239-728-2118 or email Livingwat3ersfellowship8@gmail.com.Homeschoolers and private school attendees:Great news for homeschoolers and private school attenders: According to www. stepupforstudents.org website, Under a bill that has been signed into law by Governor Scott on March 23, students who meet the income guidelines and are entering grades K-5 do not have to have previously attended a public school to be eligible for a scholarship. We will begin accepting applications for students who fall into this category in early April. International Christian Academy of LaBelle (K-12th) accepts the Step Up For Students scholarships (www.stepupforstudents.org) and the McKay scholarship (www. oridaschoolchoice.org). International Christian Academy is a ministry of International Christian Fellowship. It is located at 233 Clark Street. For more information concerning International Christian Academy or scholarships, please, call Tracy Co at (863) 675-4227 or (863) 675-1112. Applications for the new school year are being accepted. Space is limited. The Living Lord’s SupperOn March 30, in Barron Park at 7 p.m. The Gathering of Christian Men will reenact the Living Lord’s supper followed by the celebration of Holy Communion. Cory Masterson will play the part of Jesus. This a young man well acquitted with God’s mercy and grace. If acting is in your blood and you would want to be a part of this production we will have a rehearsal Thursday at 7 p.m. We are having this event early so it will not con ict with any churches Good Friday services. Pastors are always needed to assist and serving the last supper. Call 675-0900.Easter Sunrise ServiceAt rst light of Easter Sunday morning the pastors of LaBelle and Western Henry County will be joining together to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. The LaBelle churches unite their pastoral and musical talents to share the peerless event of Jesus Resurrection. This event is sponsored by LaBelle Evangelical Ministers Association and The Gathering of Christian Men. There will be a free will offering received to help those in need. This year’s keynote speaker will be Rev. Charles C. Gobble, Pastor of LaBelle Church of God. For more information call 675-0900..Sunrise ServiceGrace Baptist Church will hold an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 am. Sunday, April 8, at the church. Come for a special time on reverence, fellowship, and worship. The church will also have a free breakfast at 8 a.m. with another service to follow at 9:30 a.m. This will be a special spiritual adventure that ma y change your life. Grace Baptist is located at 4200 N E Eucalyptus Blvd. For more information contact Pastor Jeff Zimmerman at: (863) 675-3349. Laberta Brown Thompson, 96LABELLE — Laberta Brown Thompson, age 96, passed away Nov. 2, 2011. Laberta was born Jan. 16, 1915, on Chokoloskee Island, Fla. She was a lifetime resident of Southwest Florida spending her life in Everglades City, Immokalee and LaBelle. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, J ohn J. Brown II and A lice McKinney Brown, pioneers of Chokoloskee Island; her husband, Waddy Thompson of LaBelle; and son, Oscar Thompson (surviving wife Miladie) of Ft. Myers; brothers, Bert Brown, Melvin “Peg” Brown and Loren “Totch” Brown. Survivors include her daughter, Vivian Martin of LaBelle; son, Waddy Thompson (Karen) of Labelle; sister, Audrey Hancock of Lake Placid; seven grandchildren, Tommy Williams Jr, Susan W illiams, Rose Williams, Christina Davidson, Doug Thompson, Tracy Thompson, and Robert Thompson. She was the great-grandmother of 11 and great-great-grandmother of 13. Laberta was a devoted wife and mother, an excellent seamstress and enjoyed working in her yard. At Laberta’s request a memorial service will be held at International Christian Fellowship Church, 233 Clark St., LaBelle, Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2 p.m. The eulogy will be delivered by Rev. Sammy Co. Service will be closed with the hymn “How Great Thou Art” being sung by Mrs. Tracie Co and Miss Micaiah Co. LABELLE ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL SPRING Other classes may be offered provided suf“cient enrollment. Registration Fees will be collected at the time of enrollment and are non-refundable Proof of Recidency is now required! For more information on classes and registration, please call (863) 612-0706 or (863) 983-1511 LABELLE ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE IN REGARDS TO RACE, COLOR, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY MORNING AND AFTERNOON CLASSES Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm ABE 9900004-311 Mon-Fri 04/02/12 06/08/12 8:00am-11am $30 $120 Mr. Crebs Port #99-121 ABE 9900004-312 Mon-Fri 04/02/12 06/08/12 12:00pm-3:00pm $30 $120 Mr. Crebs Port #99-121 GED Prep 9900026-311 Mon-Fri 04/02/12 06/08/12 8:00am-11am $30 $120 Mr. Crebs Port #99-121 GED Prep 9900026-312 Mon-Fri 04/02/12 06/08/12 12:00pm-3:00pm $30 $120 Mr. Crebs Port #99-121 Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm ABE 9900004-313 Mon/Wed 04/02/12 06/04/12 6:00pm-9:00pm $30 $120 Ms. Jones LHS-15-012 GED Prep 9900026-313 Mon/Wed 04/02/12 06/04/12 6:00pm-9:00pm $30 $120 Ms. Jones LHS-15-012 ESOL 9900040-311 Mon/Wed 04/02/12 06/04/12 6:00pm-9:00pm $30 $120 Ms. Alaniz LHS-15-008 CONTINUING WORKFORCE EDUCATION CLASSES Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm Sub Teacher E91010P-311 T .B.A. T.B.A. T.B.A. T.B.A. $95 $185 T .B.A. T.B.A.Hendry County School Board Richard A. RickŽ Murphy Superintendent P.O. Box 1980 LaBelle, FL 33975 (863) 674-4642 http://hendry-schools.org Workforce and Adult Education Gary Break“eld Administrator 475 E. Osceola Avenue Clewiston, FL 33440 (863) 983-1511 6 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Obituaries Church Briefs Easter Services

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V olunteer for Red CrossThe American Red Cross is recruiting volunteers to serve Hendry and Glades counties. Serve your community in a variety of duties: Disaster Response, Shelter Operations, Client Casework, Service to the Armed Forces and many other areas. If interested please attend the Red Cross New Members Introductory Class, Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m. till 12 p.m, at the new United Way House, 133 North Bridge Street, LaBelle. To register please call 239-278-3401.LHS Talent ShowThe LaBelle High School chapter of National Honor Society will hold the 7th Annual LHS Talent Show at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three acts of the night. Admission is $3 and goes to help support NHS programs during the year. Come out and join us as we showcase the amazing talent to be found here in LaBelle! Mrs. Mary Sue Smith will do us the honor of emceeing the show and it should be a great night of entertainment!Rummage SaleThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 130 is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 31, from 7 a.m.–12 p.m. All proceeds w ill bene t the auxiliary programs and veterans. Located on 699 Hickpochee Ave. (SR 80) across from Shell Gas Station.Scholarships availableAmerican Business Women’s Association scholarship applications are available at Babcock Furniture Store. Applications due May 1.Legion Auxiliary plans rummage saleThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 130 is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 31, from 7 a.m.–12 p.m. All proceeds w ill bene t the Auxiliary programs and veterans. Located on 699 Hickpochee Ave. (SR 80) Across from Shell Gas Station, LaBelle – 863-675-8300. W idows to meetThe Widows Support Group will meet at Contreras Mexican Restaurant Thursday, A pril 19, at 11:30 a.m. All widows welcome. W in a hogThe Felda Double “H” 4-h Livestock Club is offering you a chance on a 304 pound show hog, professionally cut and wrapped, for a $10 donation. Proceeds will go toward purchasing a set of portable livestock scales. If you win, you can put it in your freezer or donate the meat back to the club, which will gladly make sure it gets to a needy family. For more information, contact Colette Willis at 863-673-0539. The drawing will be held A pril 1 and the winner noti ed by phone. Bring it back to LaBelleSunday, April 22, come to the Bring it Back to LaBelle Bike Party at 870 Hickpochee Ave. in the parking lot at Top Draw. Live music by Riverside, loudest pipes contest, slow race, balloon toss, prizes, trophies and vendors. Free raf le for a chance to win a $50 Via card plus food and drink specials. For more information emial kruisinwithkati@aol.com or call 239-246-3045.Dems to meet in Moore HavenThe joint March meeting of the Hendry County and Glades County Democratic Executive Committees will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at El Chili Restaurant, 442 Highway 27, Moore Haven. The restaurant is just north of the Moore Haven Bridge on Highway 27. The meeting agenda includes the 2012 Florida Democratic Party Convention and Caucus to be held the rst weekend in June in Tampa and the Democratic National Convention held the week of September 3, in Charlotte, NC. Any Hendry or Glades County Democrats who would like to run for Congressional District Delegate to the State Convention has until April 27 to le the forms. Contact Hendry County DEC Chairman Joe Thomas, 863-612-0413, if you are interested in ling as a Hendry County delegate from Congressional Districts 16 or 23. Glades County Democrats interested in being a Congressional District 16 delegate should contact Glades DEC Chair Ellen Hawk Geake at 863-983-2922. Glades County Democrats will elect two delegates at a county caucus to be held on Saturday, May 5. Hendry County Democrats will also caucus on May 5 to select two delegates from Congressional District 16 and two delegates from Congressional District 23. Other agenda items include planning a joint Hendry and Glades County Democratic fundraiser to help elect local Democratic candidates from our two counties on the rst Tuesday this coming November and for information booths for our Democratic candidates at the Sugar Festival in Clewiston, Harlem’s Brown Sugar Festival, and LaBelle’s Black Herirage Festival. All Democrats in Hendry and Glades Counties are welcome, and local Democratic candidates are encouraged to attend and introduce themselves to Democrats who want to see Democratic candidates elected in November.Adult FCAT retakesAdult FCAT retakes are scheduled at LaBelle High School as follows: Tuesday, April 10: FCAT Math 5 p.m. Gator Lab (off Media Center) Wednesday, April 11: FCAT Reading 5 p.m. Gator Lab (off Media Center) Interested retakers must contact Mrs. Hegley at LHS @ (863) 674-4120, ext. 330. FCAT tests are CBT (computer-based tests). Retakers must take the ePAT practice test before taking the FCAT. The ePAT will be given at 5 p.m. each night before testing. This is the last administration of the FCAT Reading Retake test. After this test administration, the State of Florida will require adults retaking the FCAT Reading to take the FCAT 2.0 Reading test, which is also computer-based. Free dance lessonsGreentree South apartments will be giving free dance lessons in Salsa, Merengue, Bachata on Friday, March 30, from 7-9 p.m. Class room size is limited to 20 persons call 863-675-0313 to register.Spay, neuter, save livesCaloosa Humane Society offers low-cost spay/neuter services and vaccination clinics to the community. While an appointment for spay/neuter services is necessary, the vaccination clinics are on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the same days as spay/ neuter. Upcoming spay/neuter and vaccination clinic dates are: March 30 and April 6, 13, 20, 27. Please call and schedule your appointment today! For more information call 863.675.0997 or visit our Web site at www. caloosahumanesociety.org Please be a part of the solution and spay or neuter your pet! Legion sh fryCome to the American Legion Post 130 Fish Fry every Friday night 5-7 p.m. The post is located at 699 SR 80W.VFW news Bingo open to the public every Sunday at 2 p.m. VFW Post 10100 serves the best Charcoal Grilled Hamburgers in town every Saturda y for $3 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Serving stops promptly at 1:30 p.m. Please come early. VFW Post 10100 will pay the initial membership fees and the annual dues for an y armed forces personnel currently serving in harm’s way. For information, please call: 863-675-8008. The post is located on SR 29S by the rodeo grounds. Horse found south of LaBelleThe Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce has recovered a horse running loose on the highwa y just south of SR29 in LaBelle. If you live in this area and have lost a horse, please contact the Ag Unit at 863-674-5600 or 863-805-5000. HERE’S MY CARDKeep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping needs. Put your card in this space for six weeks for Only $90! Call us at 863-675-2541 or e-mail cbadsales@newszap.com for more info 7 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Community Briefs

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LaBelle High School Counselor’s CornerParents and seniors, graduation day is fast approaching. We would like to remind parents and seniors of important dates and requirements that may be crucial to your students’ graduation and post-high school success: SAT – www.collegeboard.com – The next test registration deadline is April 6. Rev iew the website for late fee charges after A pril 6. ACT – www.act.org The next test registration deadline is May 4. Review the website for late fee charges after May 4. FAFSA – http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ (required for Isabella Curtis Scholarship and FL. Bright Futures) FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES http:// w ww.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/ home/applyhere.htm: Please register if eligible! For eligibility questions, review the FBF website provided. ARMED FORCES – LHS will have a Military Day, April 5, during school hours for seniors interested in researching military careers and scholarship bene ts.Important dates: April 5 Military Day  April 10-13 FCAT Retakes  April 27 Grad Bash  May 15 Senior Awards Night (7pm @ LHS)  May 17 Athletic Awards (7pm @ LHS)  May 19 Prom  May 24&25 Senior Final Exams. May 25 Last Day for Seniors  May 30 Graduation Practice (7:30 a.m. @ LHS) Senior Breakfast to follow in the cafeteria.  May 31 12:45 p.m. Baccalaureate practice @ Carlson United Methodist Church, 7 p.m. Baccalaureate (seniors arrive at 6 p.m.) reception to follow.  June 1 7:45 a.m. Graduation Practice: LHS Auditorium. Graduation practices are mandatory for students planning to participate graduation day.  June 2 8 a.m. Graduation LHS football eld, seniors arrive at 7 a.m.Project GraduationCalling all parents and community members. Your help is needed to help make this y ear’s Project Graduation a success for 2012 graduating seniors! All meetings will be held at the LaBelle High School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. on April 10, May 8, 22, and 29. Thank y ou for attending.Rincn LaBelle Escuela Secundaria de la ConsejeraLos padres y los adultos mayores, el da de graduacin se acerca rpidamente. Nos gustara recordar a los padres y ancianos de las fechas importantes y los requisitos que pueden ser cruciales a la graduacin de sus estudiantes y post-alto xito en la escuela: SAT www.collegeboard.com El plazo de prueba de registro es el prximo 06 de abril 2012. Revise la pgina web de los cargos por pago atrasado luego de 6 de abril. ACT www.act.org El plazo de prueba de registro es el prximo 04 de mayo 2012. Revise la pgina web de los cargos por pago atrasado luego de 4 de mayo. FAFSA http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ (necesario para Isabel Curtis Becas y FL Bright Futures.) LA FLORIDA EL FUTURO BRILLANTE http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ ssfad/home/applyhere.htm: Por favor, regstrese o si es elegible! Para preguntas sobre elegibilidad, revise el sitio web de IG siempre. LAS FUERZAS ARMADAS LHS tendr un Da del Ejrcito, 05 de abril 2012 durante el horario escolar para las personas mayores interesadas en la investigacin de la carrera militar y los bene cios de becas.Fechas importantes: 05 de abril Da del Ejrcito  10 al 13 abril del FCAT Retoma  27 de abril Grad Bash  15 de mayo Noche de los Premios Superior (19:00 @ LHS)  Mayo 17 Premios Atlticos (19:00 @ LHS)  19 de mayo de baile  Mayo 24 y 25 Exmenes Finales mayores. 25 de mayo ltimo da para la tercera edad  30 de mayo de graduacin Prctica (07:30 am @ LHS) Desayuno Superior a seguir en la cafetera.  31 de mayo 24:45 la prctica del Bachillerato @ Carlson Iglesia Metodista Unida, 19:00 Bachillerato (personas mayores llegan a las 6pm) la recepcin de seguir.  01 de junio 7:45 a.m. Prctica de Graduacin: Auditorio de la LHS. Prcticas de graduacin son obligatorios para estudiantes que planean participar el da de graduacin.  02 de junio de 8 am GRADUACI"N LHS campo de ftbol, las personas mayores llegan a las 7 a.m.Proyecto de graduacin:Llamando a todos los padres y miembros de la comunidad. Su ayuda es necesaria par a ayudar a que la graduacin de este ao del proyecto sea un xito para 2012 estudiantes que se gradan! Todas las reuniones se llevarn a cabo en la cafetera de la escuela LaBelle Alto a las 6:30 pm el 10 de abril de 2012, 08 de mayo 22 y 29, 2012. Gracias por asistir. Counselor’s Corner PAUL ROSER REALTORS239-564-2005PERSONAL ATTENTION WORLDWIDE INTERNET MARKETING AT WWW.PAULROSER.COM NIKKI YEAGER, Broker Assoc. Nikki@NikkiYeagerRoser.com 239/564-2005 PAUL ROSER, Broke r Paul@PaulRoser.co m 239/564-200 2 $ 2 9 9 0 0 0 R E D U C E D 3/2 Riverfront pool home near park, boat ramp & town. All appliances included $ 1 4 9 0 0 0 2/2 on 1 acre/ lots of fruit trees +3 car detached garage. Great neighborhood$ 7 9 5 0 0 0 R E D U C E D Beautiful, rare wat erfront propert y zoned Commercia l w/2 homes REDUCED REDUCED REDUCE D Cell/Text 863-517-1153Linda Dekle Davis • Lic. Real Estate Broker 20 AC, D/W, “replace, front porch, barn, pasture & woods. peaceful and secluded in Muse. $180,000 LARGE CUSTOM HOME 1st Av. off Belmont. Commercial Zoning. $365,000. MUSE: 40 ac. with custom 4/3 home. Plus DBL-wide for guests/ in-laws. $505,000. Will sell 20 ac separately for $79,000 13.33 AC, S. imp. pasture $48,654, Seller “nancing 26.67 AC, S. OF LABELLE, $3,650 per ac., will divide, Seller Financing 16.79 AC, South, $75,555 50 ACRES South $3500 PER ACRE Seller “nancing Will divide! CHARMING HOME in Double J Acres on 1 ac. w/lots of oaks $85,000. 200+/ACRES Old grove property needs TLC. Can divide! 300+/ACRE ORANGE GROVE Hamlins & Valencias, good production. Scenic property. LaBelle/Alva with County Road frontage. 66 AC Farmland south $7,000 per acre 80 AC GROVE, $5,000 per acre PENDING! Taking backup offers only www.labelleriverside.com Riverside Real Estate45 South Riverview Street LaBelle, FL 33935863-675-2718 Lic. Real Estate Broker INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY 1.59 Acres w/ 277 frontage on Hwy 29 and 3 Steel Buildings w/overhead doors facing Hwy 29 and Industrial Loop. $387,000 RIVERFRONT LOTS w/large dock-LaBelle (Caloosa Cove) Lot #16 $199,900 Lot#17 $99,900. Both Lots $269,000 w/ owner “nancing option. on .84 acre corner lot, screened porch and covered carport. $44,900 ORANGE GROVES 300+/ACRE GROVE H amlins & Valencias, good production. Scenic property with great development potential. LaBelle/Alva area w/County Road frontage. PENDING Taking Backup offers only! 94+ Ac FarmlandOffered by: Sweetwater Land Co. LLC Linda Dekle Davis, Lic. Broker 863-517-1153SOLD 580 S. 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Water/sewer nearby $641,203 Railroad access in Moore river. Water & sewer nearby. WATERFRONT $119,000 Over 1 ac. on the river, Ft. Denaud Rd. $165,000 river views. Of“ce w/separae entrance, attached workshop. $192,500 Ft. Denaud 1 Ac. $225,000 Boat docks are permit”ooring, appliances included. $259,900 Home features formal dining & den. $399,000 Highest elevation along garage & an un“nished basement for future apartment. $550,000 Spectacular 7 Ac Pasture w/ Oaks, 500 ft on the River. Great investment, future land use 3 units per ac. $998,000 Riverfront pool home counters, “replace and stainless ap$999,900 Commercial waterfront $1,300,000 Own a piece of history Historic Tyrell Gardens. Beautifully renovated 5BR/3BA home on 3.4 LOTS & LAND $2,500 Port LaBelle Lots $6,400 Moore Haven Yacht Club $8,900 Mobile home lots $25,000 Beautiful .45 ac. located in the city 863-675-4500or visit our website atwww.soland.comSherri Denning Licensed Real Estate Broker Associates: Trisha Arnold, Tony Barnes, Emily A. Bates, Cindi Beer, Edwin Bosley, Gregory Bone, Lisa Cleghorn, Beverly Curtis, Keith Hall, Donna Kane, Paul Meador, Wayne Simmons and Denise Walker RIVERFRONT GETA-WAY! 13 beautifully wooded acres with large fruit trees, this place is a slice of real Florida! Enjoy views of nature from the 3/4 wrap around porch upstairs with this 3BR/4BA home. $399,000 8 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012

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Cash for Gold! D inero Por Su Oro! YOUR LOCAL PAWN STARS!!LaBelle 302 W. Hickpoochee Ave 863-675-3565 Immokalee 330 New Market Road W 239-657-8444 Solid Gold Jewelry 40% OffMust Present Coupon Expires 5-30-12Does not include jewelry with stones Watch Batteries $5.00 While you wait!Must Present Coupon Expires 5-30-12 We Pay Cash for:Trucks Cars Motorcycles 4-Wheelers Silver Coins Gold JewelryVisit our website for additional store locations www.capitalpawn.com 8 Locations to serve you! 9 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012

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by Sonja CrawfordOn Wednesday, February 15th, the 4-H/ FFA Market Swine Show was held. The show consisted of 4-H’ers and FFA members exhibiting their market swine ranging from 200 pounds to 314 pounds. Diamond R Fertilizer sponsored the event with Florida Gulf Coast University sponsoring the belt buckles. The of cial judge of the evening was Mr. Brett Wheeler of Myakka City, Florida. The hogs were judged on muscling, trimness, length of body, spring to the rib, design, productive type, correctness of nish, and expected carcass desirability. Receiving blue ribbons for their entry: Chase Altman, Ryley Bowen, Travis Burchard, Trace Burchard, Bryana Campbell, J ames Campbell, Rhett Conly, Taylor Corbitt, W yatt Corbitt, Ethan Cox, Austin Dailey, Curtis Dailey, Evan Farless, Braxton Ford, Shelby French, Gage Grif n, Karli Henry, Amanda J edrykowski, Joey Leon, Taylor Lynn, Alberto Martinez, Natalie Martinez, Andy McAvoy, Robert Meador, Jonathon Munson, Lane Murray, Marshall Platt, Dillon Powell, Edilia Rodriquez, Derik Rose, Katie Rose, Baylee Seay, Herod Spangler, Tyler Vahle, Morgan W alker, Dalton Watson, Dillon White, Tatianna White, Carl Willis and Cassidy Willis. Receiving red ribbons for their entry: Gwen Ash, Luis Blanco, Tripp Edgar, Brandon Flack, Tyler Flack, Landon Glenn, Lane Goodwin, Kevin Harrell, Ryan Howard, Mackenzie Hudson, Gary Ben Hull, J C Leon, Taylor McGill, James McVay, Justin Mickelsen, Paul Morrison, Micah Mudge, Tristan Mudge, Tyler Owens, Dustin Padgett, Jarad Plair, Gennifer Raulerson, Deedra Shackford, Zachary Tanner, Kenzie Tindall, and Elyssa W illis. The Grand Champion Swine was shown by Kayla Hood of the Hogs R Us 4-H Club. Kayla’s hog weighed 277 pounds and was purchased by Capling Leveling. Ashley Schoe eld of the Double “H” Livestock 4-H Club exhibited the Reserve Champion Hog w eighing in at 264 pounds. First Bank purchased Ashley’s hog. After the placing of the swine came the Showmanship category. Showmanship is judged on the ability to exhibit an animal to its best advantage, as well as the overall care and training of the animal. The exhibitors are judged on control, presentation to the judge, awareness of the judge, and knowledge of the species. Planning, practicing, and neat appearance will assist the exhibitor in being successful. In the Senior Swine Showmanship division: Ryan Howard captured the rst place award with Herod Spangler taking the second place award. Ryan is a member of the Pig Skin Classic 4-H Club and Herod is a member of the Double “H” Livestock 4-H Club. In the Junior/Intermediate Swine Showmanship category: Pig Skin Classic 4-H Club member Derik Rose was awarded the rst place award with Trace in second place. Trace is also a member of the Pig Skin Classic 4-H Club. Double “H” Livestock 4-H Club member Evan Farless was the winner of the Average Daily Gain award with Marshall Platt capturing the second place award. Marshall is also a member of the Double “H” Livestock 4-H Club. Congratulations to all of the exhibitors; thank you club leaders, advisors, and parents. The Double “H” Livestock 4-H Club is led by Colette Willis, the Hogs R Us 4-H Club is under the direction of Elaina Hudson and Winn Weathington, the Rooter Runner 4-H Club is led by Carman Corbitt and Jessica Grif n, and the Pig Skin Classic 4-H Club is under the direction of Donna Hull. The LaBelle High School FFA Advisor is Jeff Burton. LaBelle Youth Livestock Show Swine results Off Brake Work WELCOME BACK NORTHERN FRIENDSWe do computerized wheel alignments € We now sell tires!Randys Garage, Inc.€ 863-675-1032 € 737 S. Bridge St. € LaBelle$10Of fA/C Work $3OffOil Chan g e$10Off Brake Work 10 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Little League tournamentThere will be a Little League Tournament of Champions round played at Davis Pratt the last weekend this month March 30-April 1. Twenty-nine games will be played starting at 6 p.m. Friday. Please come out and cheer on our Little League guys and gals. Sports Shorts by Sarah LappSlow smoked pulled pork on a light-asair bun. Smooth and creamy homemade cole slaw with crisp cabbage and carrots. And rounded off with hearty baked beans. Yes, that is the Log Cabin Barbecue way. To indulge in this Cabin staple, cruise over to LaBelle High School on Tuesday, April 3. As you admire the Cowboy baseball and Cowgirl softball teams battling it out on the burnt orange diamond with arch-rival, Bishop Verot Vikings, you will not be cheering on an empty stomach. The JV Cowboys hit the eld at 4 p.m. with the JV Cowgirls following at 5 p.m. Stick around for some Varsity action with the gentlemen up to bat at 7 p.m. along with the ladies taking center stage at 7 p.m. The pork dinner plates will be sold by the Journalism staff of LaBelle High School. Your revenue will aid in the production cost of the LHS yearbook, The Corral, as well as the student driven paper, The Cowboy Current. Extra funds will go towards the expense of a summer workshop at the St. Petersburg campus of USF June 20-23 as well as new cameras, laptops and other technological advancements. Walk right up to the concession stand and we guarantee you a plate for only $7 during either the JV or Varsity games. Special thanks to Glenn and John Schoeld of Log Cabin for generously supplying this barbecue favorite. Any additional questions, call Journalism Advisor Bridget Updyke of LaBelle High School at (863) 674-4120 extension 248. LHS journalism staff, Log Cabin team up Submitted photos/ Jerri Lynn MerrittKayla Hood – Grand Champion Swine. Submitted photos/ Jerri Lynn MerrittAshley Schoe eld – Reserve Champion Swine Ryan Howard, 1st place Senior Showmanship Left: Derik Rose – 1st place Junior Showmanship. Right: Trace Burchard – 2nd place Junior Showmanship Herod Spangler – 2nd place Senior Showmanship

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11 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantEaster Bunny funCenterState Bank would like to invite the community to an Easter celebration Saturday, April 7, from 9 a.m.-12 pm. in the lobby. There will be games, prizes and the Easter Bunny will make his presentation with candy lled eggs and a chance to win an Easter basket. Come and get your picture with the Easter Bunny! CenterState Bank is located at the northeast corner of SR 80 and Bridge Street. Easter Egg HuntOn Saturday, April 7, at 1 p.m. Eastside Baptist Church invites you to bring your children for an Easter Egg Hunt with a children’s Easter story skit and refreshments. Lots of Easter fun at 1095 Carlyle St. in LaBelle.Easter Egg Hunt at KiwanisCalling all kids from ages 12 and under! “Hop” on over to the Kiwanis Thrift Store on March 31 starting at 10 a.m. for The Annual LaBelle Kiwanis Annual Easter Egg Hunt! The egg hunt is free and the hunt will be separated into three age groups: Ages 3 and 4, ages 5 to 7, ages 8 to 10. No parents w ill be allowed on the “hunting grounds” w ith the kids, but Kiwanis members and Key Club members will be on hand to assist w ith the smaller kids. Kids are asked to bring their own basket or any type of bag to put their eggs in during the hunt. Prizes will be awarded! There will be other fun activities (scavenger hunt) for ages 11 to 12. There will be goodie bags for all kids! Additionally, all ages are welcome to come and take their photo with the Easter Bunny! The Kiwanis Thrift store is located at 155 S. Bridge Street. For more information, you can call the LaBelle Kiwanis Thrift Store at (863) 675-4043. Easter Fun by Pudge LehmanThe Chamber of Commerce put on a super delicious dinner a few weeks ago. The steak was “to die for” and everything else was sooo goood. The C of C board members, Sara and her volunteers are excellent cooks. Every dinner they have now is better than the last. Y’all miss out if you don’t go. Speaking of time...Why don’t they leave it alone! I refuse to set my clocks until Monday! All day Sunday is on my time in de ance of government control. Talking to Uncle Bill McGill the other day I, as usual, learned something new. In our recycle bins when you put your plastic water bottles in don’t put the plastic cap back on. So far the cap is not recyclable here. And as usual with Uncle Bill’s great knowledge I checked it out and it’s true! If you freeze your cooled cake before you try to frost it the icing will go on smooth without crumbs. Makes the cake really moist too. When my friend, Joanne Kyle, makes deviled eggs she mixes the yolks and the other stuff in a plastic bag, snips a small hole in the corner and squeezes a pretty center into the white. I wondered why mine looked like they were stuffed by a back hoe. Favorite say’ins: Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep . or . The trouble with trouble is that it starts out as fun..or, my personal favorite . When I want your opinion I’ll remove the duct tape. Witch’s Brew

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TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet recently signed three resolutions sponsored by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, honoring the recipients of the 2011 Jim Stevenson Resource Manager of the Year Award. Kevin Podkowka, forestry resource administrator of the Department of the Florida Forest Service, earned the Jim Stevenson Resource Manager of the Year award, one of Florida’s highest environmental honors. “Kevin has been a long-time ambassador for the Florida Forest Service,” said Commissioner Adam Putnam. “His dedication, commitment and service to this state and our community are unequaled, and it is an honor to recognize him for the Jim Stevenson Resource Manager of the Year award.” The Jim Stevenson Resource Manager of the Year was established by DEP in 1992 to recognize the employee who is judged to have made the most signi cant progress in the stewardship of state lands that are actively managed by DEP, the Florida Forest Service and FWC. This is the second year the award has extended beyond DEP to include all three agencies. The award recipients are selected by a committee of environmental professionals representing the Sierra Club, Florida Audubon Society and The Nature Conservancy. Kevin Podkowka holds the position of Forestry Resource Administrator and is primarily responsible for the oversight of the Florida Forest Service’s Okaloacooche Slough and Picayune Strand State Forests. Kevin’s commitment to maximizing all of the available resource-based recreation that the forests have to offer while expanding amenities has accounted for the rapid rise in popularity at both forests, which have ranked within the top ten of Florida’s 35 state forests. As forestry resource administrator, Kevin and his staff are implementing a program named “Community Forest Designation” that is recognized by the US Forestry Service as the only program that feasibly addresses the issue. Kevin’s dedication and innovative ideas make him stand out as a manager for the Florida Forest Service. About the Florida Department of Environmental Protection ... The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the lead agency for environmental management and stewardship, is one of the more diverse agencies in state government protecting our air, water and land. DEP is divided into three primary areas: Regulatory Programs, Land and Recreation, and Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration. Florida’s environmental priorities include achieving regulatory ef ciency, consistency and protection, getting the water quality and quantity right in Florida, and ensuring our residents and visitors have more opportunities to enjoy Florida’s award-winning state parks. Local forester receives state award AQUA ISLES … 3/2 GORGEOUS SETTING ECONOMICAL LIVING Directly On The RiverŽ $ 5 0 0 0 0 … o r B e s t O f f e r Seller Financing Avail. Internet Video: www. tourfactory.com/585634 55+ MH PARK with lot lease. By Owner 239/5642005 or e-mail Paul@PaulRoser.com AQUA ISLES 3/2 Gorgeous Setting Location! Location! Location! On The RiverŽ $50,000 ECONOMICAL LIVING! Internet Video: www.tourfactory.com/585634 55+ MH PARK with lot lease. By Owner 239/564-2005 or e-mail Paul@PaulRoser.com 12 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Submitted photo/ DEPPictured from left: Hank Graham, Caloosahatchee Forestry Center Manager, (in uniform) Kevin Podkowka (in uniform), Gov. Rick Scott, Michelle Podkowka, wife and daughter Gwyneth, and James R. Karels, Florida Forest Service Director (in uniform). Others in the photo are cabinet members. Submitted photoAMVETS of cers installed; new organization charteredThe new LaBelle AMVETS Post 2012 was presented its of cial charter on Thursday, March 21. Pictured from left are Bob Middleton, VFW Post 10100 Commander; Roy Rees, AMVETS Post 2012 Commander; Allen Baggett, AMVETS Department of Florida 1st Vice Commander; Mark Schoenwald, AMVETS Post 2012 Finance Of cer; Chuck Wilhelm, AMVETS Post 2012 1st Vice Commander; Rusty Francis, AMVETS Post 2012 2nd Vice Commander. Meetings are at VFW Post 10100 the third Wednesday of the month 6:30 p.m. Any veteran of the armed forces honorably discharged since WWII is eligible for membership. For more information please call Mark Schoenwald at 239-2463094 or come to VFW Post 10100 for an application.

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For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Garage/ Yard Sales Easter Bunnies have arrived! Also Easter Baskets too! Formerly Yours Consignment 330 Bridge St LaBelle, FL When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Garage/ Yard SalesAttention Gator Fans Just received a shipment nick-nacks & furniture. Can be seen at Formerly Yours Consignment Mall Marsha’s Gifts booth 27 330 Bridge St, LaBelle Yard Sale 155 Marion Ave Sat, March 31 8 till 12 Furniture, antiques, bedding, tools and more Yard Sale Sat, March 31 8-? 368 Belmont St kitchen items, some furniture and lots of misc For more listings, go to www.newszap.com CaregiversWANTED Babysitter for a 1 yr old, who can work exible hours. 35-40 hr per week. My home or yours. (239)338-7481 leave message Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Employment Full Time Railroad Locomotive MechanicRepair of locomotive mechanical, electrical, and associated equipment to FRA standards Have knowledge of and ability to repair rail cars and their associated equipment. Be prepared to help when called out for derailments and train breakdowns. Carry out inspections on Locomotives, railcars and equipment to FRA standards Email Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time Seminole Tribe of Florida Big Cypress ReservationMAINTENANCE SUPERVISORExperienced Maintenance Staff Supervisor. 4 yrs. exp. Must be able to work weekends & holidays. Must possess FL DL. Subject to background check. Contact: joshualohn@semtribe.com Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time CITRUS HARVESTING MANAGERPosition Responsibilities:• Responsible for all harvesting operations for Southern Gardens Citrus Groves.• Responsible for the scheduling and organization of Southern Gardens Groves harvesting process.• Creates and implements an annual harvesting budget.• Negotiates harvesting rates. • Ensures the implementation of the safety programs and compliance with MSPA in the harvesting operations. • Develops and implements a good forecasting and fruit quality testing program.• Oversees accurate record keeping of crop yield and payroll.• Creates an annual crop estimate.• Actively involved in recruiting process for both H2A and domestic workers.• Recruits in-house crewleaders and Hauling Contractors. • Maintains a good equipment maintenance program on all harvesting equipment. Position Requirements:• A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.• Three to four years of experience is preferred.• Harvesting equipment knowledge.• Familiar with remote computerized time keeping systems.• Computer skills SAP, Word, Excel• Knowledgeable of all H2A program regulations and requirements• Bilingual preferred Southern Gardens is both a citrus grower and major supplier of 100% pure Florida not-from concentrate orange juice to the private label industry and major brands. Position provides an excellent bene ts package that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401-K, and potential annual bonus. Quali ed local candidates send resumes to: Fax 863-902-4315, E-mail to: dmelton@southerngardens.com EOE Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Machinist-Full Time PermJob Responsibilities Sets up, calibrates and operates machining equipment including manual engine lathes, shapers, jig boxes, brakes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and heavy duty presses to assemble and or fabricate parts and complex assemblies. Job Requirements •3 + years conventional machining experience. •Ability to read and interpret speci cation manuals, blueprints, templates and layouts. •Ability to read caliper’s, micrometers and gauges. •Ability to grind tool bits. •Ability to work shifts and overtime as necessary.Email Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time 13 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular!

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SOUTHERN GARDENS CITRUS GROVE SUPERVISOR CAMP This is a responsible position in citrus harvesting employee camp management and maintenance. Work is performed independently within established policies and procedures under the general direction of the Safety/Labor Compliance Manager. Performs maintenance and repairs on camp facilities including plumbing, painting, carpentry, cleaning, and electrical duties. Assumes responsibility for security of camp facilities and camp personnel, and residents. Responsible for order entry, inventory control, and distribution of equipment and supplies. Organize and manage the camp facility to promote and maintain good employee relations. Organize the camp facility in a manner that ensures the health and safety for all employees. Ensure that all government regulations are met regarding camp management. Complete building inspections as required to maintain camp safety, cleanliness, and security. Responsible for camp records, attendance summary, and reporting of exit and entry of guests, visitors, and residents. Oversee garbage collection, housekeeping, and maintenance of all camp facilities. Transport workers to required locations as needed. Provide training to employees in camp safety, security, rules, and regulations. Perform all other associated duties as assigned. Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school & 13 years prior related experience Bi-lingual (Spanish) required. Effective interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive employee relations Current CDL’s with Passenger Endorsement Ability to pass a drug screen and background check. Must reside at camp location in Clewiston, Florida FAX:863-902-4315 EMAIL: dmelton@southerngardens.com Employment MedicalEnvironmental Services / Maintenance full time. Responsible for housekeeping duties. Experience with oor care (strip & wax), minor repairs and handyman skills helpful. Fax resume to (863) 983-9604 or apply at FL Community Health Center, 315 South W. C. Owen Ave. Clewiston, FL. e-mail hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP. Front Desk Healthcare and Computer exp. needed. Bilingual Spanish/Eng. Pref’d. Competitive salary & excl bene ts. Fax resume to (561) 924-3405 or apply at FL Community Health Centers, 170 S. Bar eld Hwy, Ste 103, Pahokee, FL. hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP. Employment Part Time HANDYMAN NEEDED Exp. Req. Must have valid drivers license. Call (239)229-1633 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Child Care Summer Camp Program Do you need summer care for younger elementary age students. We can help!!! Now accepting enrollment for students entering K-3rd grade Spaces are limited, so call today 675-3421License #:C20HE0011 FurnitureLiving Room set, sectional sofa w/queen size bed, corner table, coffee table, 2 end tables, 3 ottomans. All upholstered, gray tones $600. 863-675-2395 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Clothing Bridal and Prom DressesNew 1/2 priceFormerly Yours 330 Bridge Street LaBelle, FL Leks Fancy Dress Computer/ SuppliesDell Laptop Like new! Wireless 6 available $99 & up See @ Star Quick Mart 21450 SR 80 Alva 7am to 7 pm M-S. Or call 863-517-2782. Pets/SuppliesFree Kittens to good home. 1 male, 1 female, 12 weeks. 863-673-6753 Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments MIRA VERDEMOVE IN SPECIAL, 1st MONTH FREE! $20.00 Application Fee• 2 BEDROOMS AT $364.00 PER MONTH• 3 BEDROOMS AT $411.00 PER MONTH• 4 BEDROOMS AT $464.00 PER MONTH LOCATED AT: CALL US AT: 6760 Santa Fe North (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL FREE GIFT FOR EVERY NEW RESIDENT! Here’s the keys to your new home! Aqui estan las llaves de su nueva casa! REGALO PARA CADA RESIDENTE NUEVOMIRA VERDEESPECIAL DE ENTRADA PIMER MES GRATIS!! $20.00 cargo de aplicacion• 2 RECAMARRAS A $364.00 POR MES• 3 RECAMARRAS A $411.00 POR MES• 4 RECAMARRAS A $464.00 POR MES LOCALIZADOS EN: LLAMENOS AL: 6760 Santa FeNorth (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL ApartmentsLABELLE LARGE 1BR + extra sleeping area, 1BA apt. Huge kitchen with connecting dining area. Fully furnished. Newly refurbished, painted, hardwd rs, etc. Cold C/Air. All utils. included. High spd. internet avail. W/D. $750/mo. Call 239-370-8532 Near Center of LABELLE 1 br. Furnished Apt. Living Rm, & Kitch. $550 per month. No pets. Sec. deposit required. 863-234-1153. LABELLE in City limits. 1 br. with AC in 2 story building. Call: 863-517-0764. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Apartments Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? ApartmentsGreentree South Apartments Available for Immediate Occupancy 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments • Ask about our move-in specials •Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting • Full time bilingual Site Manager • Community Room, Tot lot, Playground, Activities •Sewer and trash included in rent no additional charge to resident •Handicap units available • Rental rates starting at $602 Call 675-0313 TDD #1-800-955-8771 40 Greentree Drive, #101, LaBelle 9:00 AM -5:00 PM, Mon-Fri Equal Housing Opportunity NOW RENTING COLLINGSWOOD Apartments4001 Collingswood Pkwy. Labelle, Florida. 863-675-7650Of ce Hours: Monday & Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rental assistance available, foreclosures welcomed.This Institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Houses RentRiver front 4BR 2BA, of ce, 2 car garage, on 3 acres, eat in kitchen, great room, screened porch, large covered boat dock. $1200/mo. First/sec. dep. (801)664-9530. RIVER HOMENear Clewiston, Hwy 80. Boatyard, golf course, 2 BR, 2 BA, FL room, Large private yard. $850 mo. Call (970)708-9993. WATERFRONT 3/2, FL room, den, boathouse, dock, ramp. Large private yard. Golf course/boat marina, Hwy 80 near LaBelle. $850 mo. + refs & security. (970)708-9993. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Shop here first! The classified ads RoommateMONTURA Would like to share my country home w/a retired couple. $300/mo + electric. Call 239-826-5226 Storage Space RentA Load & Lock Storage5775 SR 80 • LaBelle, FL863-674-1876Alarmed Units • Security Cameras • Outside Storage Mobile Storage • 5x5 up to 10x30 Units • A/C Units Penske Truck RentalsBring this ad and receive $50 off rst months rent LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd. Monthly includes tax: 5’x10’ $42.80; 8’x10’ $53.50;10’x10’ $58.85; 8’x25’ $96.30; 24 hr access $25 returnable key deposit. 863-675-2392 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Houses Sale ~ 20 ACRE ~Wooded Estate 4BR/4BA 2800 sq.ft. Home.(6 miles from downtown LaBelle).Built in 2004. Paved road. Large porch. 2 Ponds. Must see!IDEAL FOR...Homestead. Corporate retreat. Family/Extended Family 2nd home. Shared partnership w/friends, neighbors, business associates. Short sale approved for $295,000. Owner nancing possible.Phone owner 863-673-5071 Ask for Tom For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile Home RentLaBelle 2 BR, Mob Home, oak trees, AC, Large deck, $140 per wk., $200 dep. Call 863-673-3658. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds 14 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com No wonder newspaper readers have more fun!READING A NEWSPAPER HELPS YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY.

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PUBLIC NOTICE LABELLE AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING There will be a LaBelle Airport Advisory Board Meeting held on Wednesday, April 18th at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at LaBelle City Hall in the Commissioners Board Room, located at 481 W. Hickpochee Avenue in LaBelle.All interested parties are encouraged to attend. For Further information, please contact the Hendry County Engineer’s Of ce at (863) 675-5222 or (863) 983-1588. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this 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. Tristan Chapman, Chair Board of County Commissioners, Hendry County 413461 CN 3/29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III, LLC the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3999 2007 4104329-13025380070 Peter Keenan Lot 7, Block 2538, Port LaBelle Unit 13, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 55, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411762 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1816 2008 1224432-01000780020 Orlando & Betty F. Ramos Lot 2, Block 78, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37 thru 39, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412552 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1629 2008 1224432-01000020020 Montura Trading Post Inc. Lot 2, Block 2, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37 thru 39, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412541 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2076 2008 1264432-A0002490100 Carol Mola The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 434, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412557 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2245 2008 1354432-A0001520000 Marcia Perez & Marisol The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3747, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412547 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2574 2008 1314433-A0003500000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 5870, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411773 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2223 2008 1354432-A0000580000 Antonio Reyes Valdovinos The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known at Lot 4605 in Montura Ranch Estates. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412554 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2075 2008 1264432-A0002490000 Carol Mola The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 433, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412553 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1338 2008 1134432-A0000460000 GAME Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5582, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411763 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1936 2008 1254432-A0000990000 Argelia M. Martinez The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1162, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412539 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2074 2008 1264432-A0002480100 Carol Mola The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 415, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412548 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 22-2012-CA-000004 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, v. EMMA J.S. SMITH, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: EMMA J.S. SMITH, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants Current Residence Unknown, but whose last known address was: 921 YACHT CLUB WAY NW, MOOREHAVEN, FL 33471 700 SCHOPKE LESTER RD., APOPKA, FL 32712 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Glades County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 5 AND 6, BLOCK A, MOORE HAVEN YACHT CLUB, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 54, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHE R WITH THAT CERTAIN DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN #FLA146C5560A, TITLE #81707816 AND VIN #FLA146C5560B, TITLE #81707188-WHICH HAS BEEN RETIRED. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before Apri 16, 2012 or within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of this Notice of Action, and le the original with the Clerk of this Court at 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975-1760, either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 6th day of March, 2012. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ Julie Braddoc k Deputy Cler k IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT THE SENIO R DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER, ROOM 1213, 1700 MONROE STREET, FT. MYERS, FLORIDA 33901, TELEPHONE NUMBER (239)335-2299; 1-800-955-8770 (V), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE, NOT LATE R THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING413366 GCD 3/29;4/5/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The City of South Bay will hold a Workshop on Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the City Chambers 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, FL 33493 413427 CGS 3/29/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE This City of South Bay will hold a Community Revitalization meeting on April 05, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the City Chambers 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, FL 33493. 413426 CGS 3/29/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CIT Y OF BELLE GLADE IS REQUESTING PROPOSALS FOR REPAIRS TO THEI R LIFT STATIONS. FOR INFORMATION CONTACT ALAN SULLIVAN AT (561) 996-2140 OR AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE IN OSCEOL A CENTER, 1204 N W AVENUE L TERRACE, BELLE GLADE, FL. 413307 SUN 3/29/2012 Mobile Home RentLABELLE 2BR, 1 BA, covered front & back decks, on 5 acres, $600/mo, $600 sec. References required. Call (239)246-5106. Mobile HomeSale3BR 2 BA. Central air, on 1/2 acre lot, included. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 MUSE 3 br./2 ba. Doublewide on 1 acre. Partially furnished. Fenced with lrg. metal shed. Call: 239-465-1580 or 239-289-3368. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Boats2002 MAKO CENTER CONSOLE T-TOP 20 foot Boat, 150 HP Mercury outboard, Ttop, low hours, electronics, many extras, nice condition $12,900.00 (863)675-3726 Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3197 2007 4104329-07022010270 Pensco Trust Company FBO Gary Muzzonigro #MUIBA Lot 27, Block 2201, Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411759 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3568 2007 4104329-10023490210 Estalla DeGiron & Maria Del R. Giron Lot 21, Block 2349, Port LaBelle Unit 10, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411758 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1906 2008 1254432-A0000360000 Victor Villalba The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5086, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2073 2008 1264432-A0002480000 Carol Mola The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 416, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412545 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1401 2008 1134432-A0002310000 GAME Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5534, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411764 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1403 2008 1134432-A0002330000 GAME Investments, Inc. The West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5558, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411757 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1404 2008 1134432-A0002360100 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5538, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411761 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2578 2008 1314433-A0003660000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 6106, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411766 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2536 2008 1314433-A0001580000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5719, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411778 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2134 2008 1274432-A0001770000 Walter J. Wood and Mercedes Tous The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 46, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412555 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2542 2008 1314433-A0001890000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5726, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411777 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1453 2008 1144432-A0000730100 Felix & Beatriz Mojena The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Excluding road of right-of-way. Also known as Tract 3446, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411767 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2089 2008 1264432-A0002820100 Ivan Mestres The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof and the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 490, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412543 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1558 2008 1154432-A0000580100 Rojelio Garcia & Maria De Jesus Garcia The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3295, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411772 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1439 2008 1144432-A0000290000 Alfredo Morales The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3501, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412538 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2561 2008 1314433-A0003090000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5740, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411779 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012

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Clewiston Critter Care Animal Clinic is excited to announce itw new lower adoption donation. All of our sweet and lovable puppy dogs are enjoying the new lower adoption donation that is drawing more attention to them so they can meet more people! Some breeds you can expect to adopt from us include: Poodle, Shih Tzu, Maltese, Bichon Frise, Havanese, Pug, Dachshund, Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Golden Retriever, American Staffordshire Terrier, German Shepherd, Schnauzer, Rat Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier, etc. and there will be puppies and adults! The adoption still includes: Physical, Bathed, groomed, Spay/Neuter (Completed before leaving our care), First year’s vaccinations (Including Rabies 1 year), Fecal, First year’s De-worming for intestinal parasites Heartworm tested, nationally registered Microchip, 30 to 45 days of FREE health insurance and reduced Veterinary visit costs for your adoptive pet at our full-service veterinary clinic for the rst year! We will also set you up with our ver y own ONLINE PHARMACY for your new furry family member’s medications including Heartworm Prevention, Flea/Tick control and more at www.Clewistoncrittercare.org! Visit us online at www.animalcare. pet nder.org and check out our beautiful adoptable puppy dogs today! Send us an email at animalcare.society@yahoo.com and we’ll send you an application for you to ll out and return to get the ball rolling! We aslo offer: Doggy Day Care! Schedule your pet to stay for a day, half-day or just a couple of hours! This service is available Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm only. Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1854 2008 1244432-A0000370100 International Monetary Mortgage Fund The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5341, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 412550 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1550 2008 1154432-A0000440000 Arnaldo Marquez Jr. Est. & Pilar Home Developers, Inc. The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3234, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411771 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2138 2008 1274432-A0001890000 Luis R. Llorente The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onw-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 41, Montura Ranch Estates,an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412546 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2088 2008 1264432-A0002820000 Ivan Mestres The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 489, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412540 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2043 2008 1264432-A0001510100 Osmar & Blanca Carmona The North one-half of the West one-half of the North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 317, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2012 which is the 26th day of April, 2012 Dated this 14th day of March 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412542 CN 3/22,29 & 4/5,12/2012 Public NoticeREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN SERVICES, DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE FOUR CORNERS MSBU RFQ No. 2012-16 Opening Date and Time: April 18, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. Hendry County is seeking engineering rms interested in providing professional services in connection with drainage improvements to the Four Corners MSBU in Hendry County, Florida. Firms submitting must have expertise in drainage design, permitting, and possibly construction inspection services. Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple rms, which have joined together to provide the various required disciplinary services in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and rms properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their quali cations for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Submissions Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C. E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle Florida by 2:00 p.m., April 18, 2012, at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Of ce, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, FL (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220. Instructions and RFQ documents will be emailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of documents sent via email. The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 412879 CN/CB 3/22,29;4/5,12/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY DEFERRED COMPENSATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting April 2, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Administrative of ce, Conference Room #1, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this 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. Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee 413309 CN/CB 3/29/2012 Public Notice NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 19, 2012, for the following Proposals: E1L21A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Tree Trimming/Removal & Clearing & Grubbing in Highlands & Okeechobee Counties. Budget Estimate: $215,219.00 E1L22A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Concrete Sidewalk Repair in Highlands & Okeechobee Counties. Budget Estimate: $73,503.00 E1L23A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Roadside Ditch Cleaning in Highlands & Okeechobee Counties. Budget Estimate: $102,759.00 E1L24A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Re ective Pavement Marker Removal & Replacement in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $150,000.00 E1L25A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Large, Small Machine & Slope Mowing, Litter Removal & Edging & Sweeping in Hendry County. Budget Estimate: $32,657.00 E1L26A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Median Rehabilitation in Highlands County. Budget Estimate: $149,000.00 E1L27A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Performance Highway Lighting Maintenance in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $468,855.00 E1L28A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Long Line Striping in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $203,580.00 E1L29A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Large Machine & Slope Mowing, Litter Removal & Edging & Sweeping in Glades County. Budget Estimate: $150,393.00 E1L30A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Large, Small, Intermediate Machine & Slope Mowing, Litter Removal & Edging & Sweeping in Hendry County. Budget Estimate: $147,155.00 E1L31A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Mechanical Sweeping in Glades & Hendry Counties. Budget Estimate: $39,800.00 E1L32A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Retro-Re ective Pavement Marker Removal & Replacement in Lee County. Budget Estimate: $149,500.00 E1L33A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Mowing, Litter Removal, Under Deck Herbicide Application, Edging & Sweeping in Manatee County. Budget Estimate: $300,000.00 E1L34A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Miscellaneous Asphalt Repair in Desoto, Hardee, Manatee, & Sarasota Counties, East of I-75. Budget Estimate: $148,000.00 E1L35A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Replacement of Ditch Pavement & Mitered Pipe End Sections in Charlotte & Lee Counties. Budget Estimate: $148,000.00 E1L36A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Pipe & Mitered End Replacement in Charlotte, Lee, & Collier Counties. Budget Estimate: $176,814.00 E1L37A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for High Mast Light Pole Repair & Replacement in Lee, Charlotte, & Collier Counties. Budget Estimate: $206,600.00 E1L38A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for High Mast Light Pole Repair & Replacement in Manatee County. Budget Estimate: $258,250.00 Complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on our website at http://www.dot.state. .us/contractsadministrationdistrict1/: or by calling (863) 519-2559. 413096 CGS 3/29;4/5/2012 Public Notice 17 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 No wonder newspaper readers earn more!saves you money by providing information about the best buys. READING A NEWSPAPER... Applications are being accepted for the USDA Farm Service Agency’s next round of Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Project Areas. Proposals will be accepted until April 23, 2012. BCAP provides incentives to farmers and forest landowners to grow non-food crops to be processed into biofuels. Because most energy crops are perennial and take time to mature before harvest, BCAP is designed so suf cient quantities of feedstock will be available to meet future demand. Since these crops can grow where other crops cannot, it provides farmers new opportunities to diversify into more markets. The BCAP Project Areas where these crops are grown will be selected from proposals producers or biomass facilities submit to FSA. The Request for Proposal and additional information can be found at http:// www.fsa.usda.gov/bcap. You may contact the local FSA of ce for more details. Acreage Certi cation Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of bene ts for a variety of programs. Acreage reports are required for most Farm Service Agency programs. Crop reporting dates are as follows: April 15th for fall & spring-seeded crops; 15 calendar days after the completion of planting for each speci c crop type for spring & fall fruits and vegetables; May 31st (the year before coverage begins) for ornamental nursery; and June 30th for all other crops (including grass for grazing). Failed acreage must be reported within 15 days of the disaster event and before disposition of the crop. Prevented planting must be reported no later than 15 days after the nal planting date. GovDelivery The USDA Farm Service Agency of ces are moving toward a paperless operation. Producers are asked to enroll in the ne w GovDelivery system which will provide notices, newsletters and electronic reminders instead of a hard copy through the mail. FSA, like many other organizations, is trying to work smarter and be more ef cient. Moving to electronic noti cations via email will help conserve resources and save taxpayer dollars. County Committee ballots will continue to be mailed to all eligible producers. Producers can subscribe to receive free e-mail updates by going to http://www.fsa. usda.gov/subscribe. BCAP Project Area Sign-up Clewiston clinic sets lower adoption donation

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 18 Caloosa Belle March 29, 2012 The LaBelle High School Football program is putting on a mattress fundraiser. Pro ts all go directly to the team. If you need a mattreess set, this is the time to buy. All sizes available from twin through king, including pillowtops, orthopedics and memory foams. All mattressees are brand new with factory warranties. Free layawa y is available as is delivery. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. It happens this Saturday, March 31, at LaBelle High School from 10 a.m-5 p.m. This is one day only. Get $50 off your purchase with this article. You can help LHS football Register for Summer VPK at COESHendry County Schools is offering a free VPK summer program again this year. If you have a child that will be entering Kindergarten in August and will be 5 years old by September 1, 2012, he/she is eligible to attend a VPK program. Children must be residents o f Florida to be eligible, but they may go to an y school at the completion of VPK. The program at COES is an excellent way to prepare your child for regular school routines. The program runs from June 11 until August 2 from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day. Breakfast and lunch are provided at no cost. Please call Richard Talada at 674-4140 for information or stop by Country Oaks on one of the following days from 57 p.m. to register. Open registration will begin from 57 p.m. at Country Oaks Elementary School on March 29, April 12, April 26, May 10 and May 17. You may also come by during regular school hours to register for the summer VPK program as well. Students will work on learning the alphabet, numbers, computer skills, gross and ne motor skills during the course of the summer. Students participate in art activities and music activities as well. We look forward to working with your child this summer. Register for summer classes at EdisonMake the most of your summer by earning college credit. Registration for Summer 2012 classes at Edison State College is ongoing. Register as soon as possible because classes ll up quickly. For more information about Summer registration visit www.edison.edu/academics/schedule. To receive additional information about programs of study, campus locations and other information visit edison.edu/requestinfo.Want to drive a school bus?If you are interested in driving a school bus for the Hendry County School Board please call 863-674-4115 during the hours o f 7:30-4. School Briefs

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by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle It was a long public hearing but in the end, Dr. Debra Misotti’s Talkin’ Monkeys Project got a big thumbs up from the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners. Four commissioners voted to approve the request for a special exception that will allow a partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University or possibly other educational institutions in the future. The Talkin’ Monkeys Project is a rescue sanctuary for primates as well as an educational facility for students of all ages and the general public. Twenty-three people signed comment cards to speak on the matter, 22 of them to support it. The public hearing took on larger rami cations with attorney Steve Ramunni representing complainant Mary Harrison, w ho was asking that the special exception be denied. After Assistant Planner Sarah Catala provided an overview of the project, Mr. Ramunni cross examined her. He also cross examined Dr. Misotti. In her initial statements, Ms. Catala explained that the facility has been located at 1655 Panama Ave. in Pioneer Plantation since 2003. Ms. Misotti has all the wildlife and zoning required of her. Central to Mr. Ramunni’s case is his assertion that only domestic animals are allowed in residential areas such as Pioneer. Dr. Misotti read a prepared statement for the board, stating that Talkin’ Monkeys is an educational primate rescue facility. She said she chose Pioneer because there were already exotic animals located in Hendry County. Since 2003 she has rescued and cared for at risk and traumatized primates there, developed cognitive therapies for the primates, shared her knowledge with students of all ages and the community at large. From around the world numerous college students have studied and worked with her primates, she said. All has been done with appropriate governmental permitting. Now, she and her husband want to ensure the future of the facility by paving the way for the facility’s transfer to FGCU or another university some day. Mr. Ramunni established that the project is a non-pro t and has state wildlife licensing. He said the crux of the issue, which has litigation pending, is that wildlife may not be kept in residential areas and that Hendry County staff issued the initial permitting in error. Comments from the audience stated that the facility is well-run, responsible and a bene t the community. One woman compared Ms. Misotti to the famous Jane Goodall, who worked with apes in Africa. Dr. Roger Myers, an environmental scientist who lives just down the road from the primate facility, was staunchly in favor of it. He added that he believes disallowing a well established, well thought of facility to accommodate one newcomer would be a dangerous precedent. It would allow any special zoning to be reopened for any reason. Speaker after speaker, many who live in close proximity to the project, echoed these sentiments. Pioneer Plantation Homeowner’s Association President Barney Goodman said his group supports Dr. Misotti and Rep. Denise Grimsly agreed that the project is exemplary and an asset to Hendry County through her administrative assistant Kim Hamilton. Dr. Misotti’s attorney, Antoinette Peck, restated that they are simply asking for a rati cation of the county’s previous determination some nine years ago. She said the Talkin’ Monkeys Project has been bene cial to the animals and to humans in teaching animal husbandry, environmental concerns and outreach. She reiterated that it is situated in a rural community. Commissioner Al Perry said he has visited the sanctuary and was in favor of the request. His motion to approve the special exception was seconded by Commissioner Darrell Harris. Commissioner Turner abstained from the vote, which passed 4-0. 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