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Title:
The Caloosa belle
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Newspaper
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English
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S.H. Stalls
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LaBelle Fla
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July 11, 2013
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United States -- Florida -- Hendry -- LaBelle
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Vol. 49, no. 18 (Sept. 7, 1972)-
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DRIVE A NEW 2014 ESCAPE SE FOR ONLY $199 PER MONTH *36 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $2649 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes “rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction.*Stock #14t06. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $1425 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 09/30/13 Thursday, September 19, 2013 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 90 No. 38 Residents nix golf courseby Patty BrantCaloosa Belle Residents of LaBelle had their say once again at the LaBelle City Commission meeting September 12, underlining their aversion to using tax dollars on a proposed city owned golf course. The special meeting began at 6:30 p.m. Hearing vehement arguments against the plan, the county commission gave up the idea of assessing LaBelle businesses to help fund the project, but left open the possibility of nding private means to accomplish the goal. The proposed golf course would be situated on one section of the Sports Complex north of the ball elds currently being constructed on Forrey Road. LaBelle's Director of Finance Ron Zimmerly took the initiative at the meeting, explaining that several business owners originally brought the idea forward to assess commercial properties for a golf course. The thinking was that the businesses would bene t from additional traf c and customers generated by the course. According to Mr. Zimmerly, these businessmen attributed the by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle The LaBelle City Commission unanimously set the tentative 201314 tentative tax millage at 3.1046. The board had allowed for the option of an additional .5 mills but decided to hold the line at 3.1046 since that is the gure at which the budget was balanced. The city's 2013-14 budget is approximately $20 million, including $4.3 million from the general fund plus $15.4 million in Enterprise funding. The total also re ects some $533,000 in ad valorem taxes. The nal public hearing to set the millage rate will be Thursday, September 26, beginning at 5 p.m. in the commissioners' room at Cit y Hall. At that time, the board can apCity sets tentative millage The Caloosa Belle has launched a new and expanded online business directory at its community website to serve businesses and consumers in LaBelle and surrounding areas. The new online directory BizSearch lists every business in LaBelle as well as nearby shopping areas and includes such information as telephone number, location, business hours and website address. BizSearch is available at orida.newszap.com, and consumers can access the site free of charge from their computer and other portable devices. The Caloosa Belle has long published dedicated community news in print, and last year introduced its free online community news site. The site orida.newszap. com -features news and information about communities throughout the Hendry/Glades region as well as comprehensive calendars, photo/video posts and free classi eds. With the introduction of BizSearch, visitors now have quick and easy access to search information related to all types of businesses and services. For local businesses, the new online directory provides the necessary tools to showcase their business successfully, and to generate new customers and new revenue. All basic listings are provided at no cost to a business, but for an additional fee a business can enhance its listings to include additional information such as logos, weekly coupons or specials, Caloosa Belle, Newszap.com launch online business directory Submitted photoCelebrationRiverside Retreat hopes the community will help celebrate its ftieth anniversary with lots of activities. See more on Page 8. See Golf — Page 2 See Taxes — Page 2 See Online — Page 1 The Drivers License Division is moving from its Jaycee-Lions Blvd. location to the Tax Collector's Of ce in the Courthouse, 25 Hickpochee Ave. The Drivers License Division will be closed beginning Friday, September 20, and reopen at the Courthouse Tuesday morning, September 24. Driver’s License Division moving

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loss of considerable business in recent years to the closing of the old Oxbow Golf Course on SR 80 and the city felt a course would be good for business and economic growth. The city’s position, he said, was further strenghthened by the fact that the site was considered a prime location by several golf organizations. The $5.3 million cost of the course included a country club. An additional $1.3 million would complete the rest of the entire Sports Complex, including ball elds. The plan was to increase the recreation assessment on city businesses from $75 to $100 with the extra $25 going to the sports park. At the September 10 Hendry County Commission meeting, that board approved the $100 recreation assessment, but not to be used for the golf course. Opponents of the golf course attended that meeting as w ell and were very vocal about their feelings. City Attorney Angela Hill explained that no action could be taken at the city meeting September 12 it was an opportunity for discussion only. She added that the plan w ould not be feasible without county approval anyway. Trying to counter feelings that the golf course would be pushed ahead of the ballelds, Mayor Dave Lyons told the packed hall that the ball eld will be done “no matter what.” Speakers Former county commimssioner Bill Maddox took the podium to say that when he was on that county board, they did due diligence on a golf course years ago, and found that public courses could not stand on their own. Resident John Oldford quoted statistics from the National Golf Foundation which showed that a successful golf course requires some 4,000 golfers to live within a ten-mile radius of a course and termed the idea that this project could be successful, “ludicrous.” Resident Dean Tanner spoke brie y in favor of the project, which he said the city needed to “grow good young people.” Tina Noel provided a map showing 130 golf courses in Southwest Florida. She quoted statistics she researched that 60 percent of public courses have lowered their maintenance standards. She said that there is no clear feasibility study showing such a course would be successful and added that the city needs other things more. For his part, LaBelle businessman Glen Scho eld proposed a zipline, saying it would add 20 jobs and make LaBelle a destination, as well as being affordable. Craig Bartoshuk recalled work on the passive recreation park across the river and recommended other possibilities to bring in economic growth, such as a butter y farm or horse trails. Businessman Steve Nisbet pointed out a discrepancy in the proposal to tax businesses by parcel. His business is located on four parcels, he said. As written, he would have to pay the recreation tax on each individual parcel, for just one business. Commissioner Daniel Akin didn’t take this lightly, telling the audience that his idea was to draw in economic activity. Realtor Sheri Denning noted that many good good points were raised, in particular the need for a passive rec park and possibly a zipline. Resident Chris Zimmerly also spoke for the plan, saying the city also lacks adult recreation. At the end of the meeting, Mayor Lyons noted that the board would continue investigating ways to make a golf course a reality, noting that city has the property and water system on site to attract a plausible private golf business. “This can be our economic driver,” he said. “If we cannot to it by special assessment we can nd some other way.” VETERANSHendry County has cancelled their contract with the LaBelle Chapter 144 DAV to transport veterans to their medical appointments. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!Please support us at the next Hendry County Commission meeting as we try to maintain this vital program for veterans. The meeting starts Tuesday, September 24th at 5:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Court Courthouse. BE EARLY! Wear a uniform for your Service organization or at least a hat identifying your military connection. 2 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013prove the tentative millage, but still has the option of reducing it, and set the nal budget for the next scal year. The board may also set the capitol improvement schedule and other public hearing items.In other business:Acting as the Local Planning Agency (LPA), the board listened to rst readings of resolutions approving a voluntary annexation of GreenTree into the city. Other resolutions will allow for a large scale comp plan designation and rezoning of the multi-family RG-4 in the county to comparable city zoning. The Area Housing Commission of Clewiston, LaBelle and Hendry, which owns the property, currently operates workforce housing on one parcel and plans to put senior housing on a second parcel. The LPA recommended approval and, at the regular commission meeting the board approved the resolutions to be transferred to the state for review. The board will take up the questions again after hearing any comments from the state. Sitting as the LPA, the board also approved a request to amend the Master Concept Plan for four acres located on SR 80 about a quarter mile east of Huggetts Road, allowing a Planned Unit Development on the property. The location is the site of a proposed tractor supply. The board also signed off on a bond for new waterplant for the $13 million loan, closing that portion of funding. Now the cit y can move on to use $7 million in grant funding to complete construction. Tim Taylor of Applied Technology Management (ATM) reported that the main contractor for the plant is on schedule. A lien has been led against the Trading Post for some $20,000 for not complying with the city’s requests to address code violations. The board approved the use of gol f carts on city roads. Online Continued From Page 2 GolfContinued From Page 1 Taxes Continued From Page 1 photos and videos. A business can make simple changes to their listing on their own. To revise a listing, a business must rst “claim” their listing by following the simple steps outlined at the site, or by calling 863-763-3134 ext. 4234. For those businesses that don’t currently have an online presence or web site, BizSearch can act as a company website and provide customized pages, blogs and connection to social media. Tom Byrd, president of Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA in Florida and Caloosa Belle publisher, said BizSearch is not your typical online business directory. The key advantage to BizSearch: Its crucial connection to the company’s news products and community newspapers: “Newspaper websites are typically among the most heavily visited sites in their area because of the strong local news generally only available at that site. That means your listing on our website w ill bene t from the traf c we naturally attract, and a listing in the directory will improve search engine results (SEO) for your business to show up in search engine results,” said Mr. Byrd. In addition, BizSearch will be heavily promoted in the Caloosa Belle’s well-read print newspapers and our increasingly popular social media presence. “Our print and online products combine to create a powerful one-two punch that provides businesses the opportunity to make a powerful impact at an affordable price,” added Mr. Byrd. All BizSearch listings are connected to the company’s online classi eds, allowing a business to link to its classi ed advertisement or brand its classi ed ads with a company logo or contact information. In addition, all BizSearch listings are optimized to run on smartphones and mobile devices. All listings provide consumers with speci c directions to a business. Mr. Byrd said the BizSearch directories provide a valuable enhancement to orida. newszap.com, the entry point to our community websites. In addition to local news, calendars and classi eds, consumers now have easy access to in-depth information about their local businesses. “People crave local news, plain and simple. Of all the thousands of websites out there, studies continue to show that local news sites remain the most popular – and most visited,” said Mr. Byrd. “We’ve been providing important community news and information to LaBelle area residents for many years, and our online community sites allow us to continue and expand that mission.” For additional information, contact a customer service representative at 863-763 3134 or emailing bizsearch@newszap.com

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Charger, driven by Alberto Javier Velasco, 26, of LaBelle was northbound on SR 29 Sunday, September 15, at about 4:28 p.m. when he saw a southbound vehicle cross the centerline. Mr. Velasco swerved to avoid a collision but the left side of the other vehcile made physical contact with the left side of Mr. Ve lascos Charger in the northbound lane. The driver of the unknwon vehicle con tinued southbound on SR 29. Vehicle sideswiped Army Pvt. Geneva Rodriguez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and alues, physical tness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rie marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, eld tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, ba sic rst aid, foot marches, and eld training exercises. Rodriguez is the daughter of Maria Car rillo of Felda. She is a 2008 graduate of La Belle High School. Rodriguez graduates basic trainingBizSearch is now live Check it out at www.orida.newszap.com Community BriefsAA meetings Help with problem drinking is available through AA at the following times and locations: Sunday 7 p.m. Church of the Good Shepherd, Collingwood Ave. in Port LaBelle; Tuesday 8 p.m. First Christian Church, Ford St., LaBelle; Wednesday noon Good Shepherd; Thursday 8 p.m. First Christian; Friday 7 p.m. Good Shepherd; Saturday 9 a.m. Good Shepherd. In Clewiston the meetings are held Monday and Wednesday 7 p.m. at St. Martins Episcopal Church. WC Owens Ave. For those affected by someone elses drinking, AlAnon is in La Belle Thursday at 8 p.m. First Christian Church. Further information available by calling AA intergroup at 239-275-5111. LaBelle Allison Corina Rourk, 35, was arrested Se ptember 15, and charged with misusing 911 or the E911 system and possession of a conrolled substance without a prescription. N. Krause was arresting ofcer. Serge Gauvin J, 30, was arrested September 14 and charged with cruelty to a child abuse with no great harm. N. Krause was arresting ofcer. Gene William Anderson, 34, was arrested September 12 and charged with possession of drugs methanamphetamines schedule 1 and possession/use of drug equipment. D/S Broughton was arresting ofcer. Robert John Jordan, 26, was arrested September 10 and charged with a moving trafc violation driving with a license sus pended habitual offender. C. Green was ar resting ofcer.Clewiston Emanuel Rouse, 23, was arrested and cha rged with robbery with a rearm principal, possession of drug paraphernalia possession of cocaine and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. CPD Sgt. Curtis Clay was arresting ofcer. Brittany McBride, 21, was arrested and charged with armed robbery and grand theft larceny $300-$5,000. CPD Sgt. Curtis Clay was arresting ofcer. Dora Delia Davila-Cantu, 57, was arrested September 14 and charged with a nonmoving trafc violation driving with a suspended license third or subsequent offense and driving with an expired license four months or more. CPD Sgt. Malley was arresting ofcer. Sim Collins, 24, was arrested September 12 and charged with eeing/eluding a law enforcement ofcer with lights and siren active, nonmoving trafc violation driving with a suspended license third or subsequent offense and resisting an ofcer with violence. N. Williams was arresting ofcer. Jesse Tafoya, 29, was arrested August 30 and charged with arson second degree. CPD Sgt. Curtis Clay was arresting ofcer. Karen Andrea Chung, 45, was arrested September 9 and charged with hit and run leaving the scene of a crash with propety damage and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. M. Yeomans was arresting ofcer.

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4 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013Serving 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. 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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. September 13, 2013 Dear Editor and Members of the LaBelle Community; How do we turn this Public Golf Course discussion to a Win-Win? I love LaBelle and am committed to be part of the solution. Since 1986 I have lived here and worked until my disability forced me into an early retirement. I have spent the past four years doing community service by working with GFWC LaBelle Community Woman’s Club and helping fellow veterans. I do not believe that the homeowners and commercial property owners should pay a special assessment (included in the tax bill so bottom line—the amount paid to Hendry County Tax Collector goes up) for a golf course. But isn’t there a way for the citizens and business owners who want the golf course can form a group and pay for it? If they want it that bad, I am all for it although the research I did said golf courses are closing in a far faster rate than they are opening. A ccording to the National Golf Foundation, “There were 13.5 golf course openings in 2012. There were 154.5 golf course closures in 2012.” This information along with US Census for Hendry County 2010, FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) from the National Golf Foundation, and a Golf 20/20; the 2011 Golf Economy Report was sent to all County Commissioners prior to the Tuesday, September 10 meeting. I sent the same information to the City Commissioners prior to the Thursday, September 12 meeting. If they can raise private money and in-kind donations for the golf course, let them go for it. I will work with anyone interested in nding new and innovative ideas to bring people of all ages to LaBelle. I want a better quality of life here and am actively seeking w ays that I can help bring that to everyone. I did not expect to be retired at this time in my life. I am a disabled veteran who cannot golf nor do many sports. I can walk and do low impact exercises; I can continually learn and stay mentally active. I have contacted J ohn Guerra, the director of the Renaissance A cademy about life-long learning classes in LaBelle. The Renaissance Academy is the non-credit life-long learning arm of FGCU; they have classes in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties. It is part of their long range plans to have classes in Hendry and Glades county. I have forwarded the classroom requirements to several community of cials. W hy don’t we work together to help the Renaissance Academy come to Hendry county? In the meantime, GFWC LaBelle Community Woman’s Club is offering genealogy classes. Why don’t we pursue the Zip Line idea presented by Glenn Scho eld at both County and City Commissioners meetings? I applaud Ramiro, the director of the Recreation Board for putting pedestrian gates on both sides (Port LaBelle and Forrey Drive) of the Sports Park; he is receptive to the needs of all members of the community. As a community, let’s work with him and the West Recreation Board to nd “doable” solutions for all ages and ability levels in LaBelle. I went to the Ringling Museum and saw a wonderful exhibit courtesy of the Chamber and City bus; I was only one of twenty that enjoyed the experience. Together we can nd more day trips and use the bus. Why not load the bus with golfers and take them to Clewiston Golf Course? Isn’t that a winwin; they get to golf and the money stays in Hendry County. I believe everyone can do something, and as I told my eighth graders, “If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.” Together we can see a better future for all. Sincerely, Tina NoelMore golf informationIn regard to the proposed golf course in the City of LaBelle, you, your children, your grandchildren and even your great-grandchildren may have to pay a tax debt of $5 or $6.5 million and get absolutely nothing for it! The National Golf Foundation said, from 2005 to 2009, our country lost 606 of its more than 16,000 golf courses. 2012 marked the seventh straight year in which more American golf courses closed than opened. 2010, NGF recorded 107 coursed closed and 46 opened, measured in 18-hole equivalents (18HEQ). 2011, NGF recorded 157 golf courses closed, 19 opened (18HEQ). 2012 NGF recorded 154.5 golf courses closed and 13.5 opened (18HEQ). As in recent yeas, closures were disproportionately lower priced public facilities (68 percent of total closures). NGF currently predicts that golf course openings will remain at 20 or fewer per year for the foreseeable future, while annual closures are expected to continue in the 150180 range. The gradual market correction is expected to continue with annual net reduction of supply in the 130-160 range, courses would like close within ve years. ““It’s all about supply and demand,” said Greg Nathan, senior vice president with the National Golf Foundation in Jupiter. Golf is local. The NGF sees a correlation between the nancial health of a golf course and the average number of golfers within a ten-mile radius. Courses with at least 4,000 golfers nearby are more likely to succeed. The NGF found that the population in the US that plays golf was 9.6 percent in 2012. As de ned in NGF studies, a “golfer” is a person age 18 or above who has played at least one regulation round of golf in the past 12 months. Doing the math with an estimated population of 11,000 within a ten-mile radius, LaBelle does not have near 4,000 golfers. 9.6 % x 11,000 1,056. On the internet, Google “golf courses losing money” and see page after page of economic horror stories. Then, Google “golf courses make money.” After a page or two you may nd Municipal golf courses struggle as golf’s popularity wanes. and Tax money used to prop up golf course. In my opinion the proposed $5.3 million$6.5 million golf course is “the worst idea in the history of LaBelle.” I request that the City Commission stop moving forward on this proposal. ASAP! John OldfordOrtona Lock Road predicamentThe Ortona Community is a pleasant place, but faced with a serious problemcooperation of State, County and AIM Engineering. The problem: 1. The State has made funds available to resurface Ortona Lock Road, and widen to the sidewalk with no side issues. 2. County, due to the addition of a needed and enjoyable sidewalk, has created a drainage maintenance problem. The solution might call for a potential ooding runoff across Ortona Lock Rd. 3. AIM Engineering is paid from state funds so will not, or cannot address the problem which concerns the County owned Right of Way including run off and drainage areas. The answer to the problem could be found if the three could nd a way to communicate, and make this entrance to our Corps of Engineer’s Ortona Lock and recreation facilities something to be proud of. Respectfully submitted by Paul Sturtevant, Ortona Lock Road resident. Letters to the Editor Hendry County’s Heritage Festival, in recognition of Florida 500, the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s rst step onto this continent, in Florida the continent that would be the birthplace of the United States is planned for November 9 beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing till the rodeo ends. Ponce de Leon is credited with bringing cattle, horses and citrus to Flroida on his second expedition. The cracker cattle and ponies of today can be traced back to that time. Of couse he brought the hogs and other maladies too. Everyone has a story! Perhaps you share a common community, ancestry, faith, industry or talent. You make Hendry County what it is today and organizers of the celebration want to hear your story. There will be booth space available for communities, churches, food vendors and exhibitors for pro t and non-pro t groups, musicians and historians free of charge. Does your family have a “coat of arms?” Do you have any old photographs to share? Can you weave palm fronds into hats? Can you whittle? Can you make sour orange pie? Play a ddle? This will be a celebration like no other! The planning committee is looking for more members with great ideas. A poster contest is now under way to create a design and promote Viva Florida 500 Hendry County Heritage Festival that will be suitable for promotional materials and Tshirts. This is open to all ages. For contest rules and applications for booth space, exhibitor registration etc., send an e-mail request to jpapinaw@hendry a.net. 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5 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 FORT MYERS, FLA — Edison State College’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program was recognized as one of the top 80 institutions with the highest return on inv estment (ROI) for graduates according to Fire Science online at www. rescience.org and ChipleyBugle.com. Edison State College ranked 47th, and 20 colleges of the top 80 were Florida colleges. “Students in our program are receiving the best possible education because of the sophisticated class and simulation projects, and the partnerships we have with surrounding organizations that work with First Responders,” said Joseph Washburn, EMT-P, RN, MAA, Director of Emergency Services Programs at Edison State College. The Emergency Medical Services Technology Program at Edison State is designed to prepare students to become competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and/or Paramedics. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The Fire Science Online wanted students to understand which schools offered excellent programs at affordable rates, and created a list of the top 80 in the U.S. More than 1,100 colleges and institutions offered EMT programs, and to calculate the programs with high ROI’s, Fire Science Online reviewed national salary, tuition, enrollment and accreditation data. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of paramedics and EMTs is projected to grow by 33 percent between 2010 and 2020. To learn more about Fire Science Online, and review additional data on the EMT rankings, visit www. rescience.org. “People’s lives depend on the quality of care provided by EMTs and paramedics,” said FCS Chancellor Randy Hanna. “I commend our colleges for providing the job training needed to ensure the needs of our state are met while helping graduates achieve signi cant return on their investments.” For more information about Edison’s Emergency Technician Programs, or related degrees and certi cates, visit www.edison. edu/sohp/programs or call (239) 489-9392 ext. 1392. For more information on graduation rates, employment statistics and earnings data for Florida college programs, visit http://smart-college-choices.com. Edison State College EMT program in top eight y UES School Advisors to meetUES Elementary School Advisory Council will meet Tuesday, September 24, at 5:15 p.m. in the school library. All parents and guardians are invited to attend as well as anyone from the community. If you have any questions, please call the school of ce at 612-0750. Consejo de asesoria de la Upthegrove escuela tendra su reunion de Consejo Consultivo de la escuela el martes 24 de septiembre las 5:15 p.m. en la biblioteca. Todos los padres y tutores estan invitados a asistir asi como de cualquier persona de la comunidad. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame a la o cina de la escuela 612-0750.LMS parent meeting setLaBelle Middle School will hold its second PTO meeting on September 23, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Mr. Kenneth Pickles, Assistant Principal, will be there to discuss this year’s discipline procedures. We need to nalize our Yankee Candle sales and discuss the Parent Involvement Plan. Remember, it is extremely important to stay connected with your middle school child, so, come on out to the PTO to get the real scoop! Hope to see you there.LMS reunion del PTOLa Escuela Intermedia LaBelle tendr su segunda reunin de PTO el 23 de Septiembre, a las 6 p.m. en la cafetera. El Sr. Kenneth Pickles, asistente principal estar discutiendo el procedimiento de disciplina de este ao. Estaremos hablando de nuestra venta de velas (Yankee Candle) y discutiremos el Plan de Participacin de los Padres. Recuerde es extremadamente importante mantenerse informado de las cosas que suceden en la escuela de su nio, as que, venga hacer parte de este evento! Esperamos verlo. School Briefs National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System Fact Sheet FEMA’s National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS) is activated following a Presidentially declared disaster to reunite families that have become separated as a result of the disaster. Once the disaster is declared, Individuals and families can register online at www. fema.gov or by phone at 1-800-588-9822, 24hours a day, when the system is activated. http://www.fema.gov/public-assistancelocal-state-tribal-and-non-profit/recoverydirectorate/national-emergency-family, Personal and family preparedness important

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Dawn Marie NeSmith Ganoe, 42STATESBORO, Ga. — Mrs. Dawn Marie NeSmith Ganoe, age 42, died on Friday, August 30, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The Florida native attended Portal High School and was a 1988 graduate of Goose Creek High School in Goose Creek, S.C. She moved to Bulloch County in 2010 and was employed with Transform Health Rx. She was preceded in death by her father, J ames Melvin NeSmith; and her grandparents, J ames Marvin and Elnora NeSmith. Surviving are her husband, Scott Ganoe of Fredericksburg, Va.; a son, Jacob Taylor of Fredericksburg, Va.; a daughter, Sydney Grace of Statesboro, Ga.; her mother, Irita Dale NeSmith of Labelle, Fla.; a brother, Christopher Brian NeSmtih of Labelle, Fla.; her maternal grandmother, Carmelita Keener of Zellwood, Fla.; her best friend, Wes Davis of Statesboro, Ga.; uncles, Bobby NeSmith of Statesboro, Tony NeSmith of Statesboro, Eddie Williams of Calv ary, Ga. and Roger Williams of Zellwood, Fla.; her aunts, Margie Bateman of Millen, Ga., Joyce W hite of Eustis, Fla. and Diane Roberts of Zellw ood, Fla.. The funeral services were 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 in the Chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home where friends called one hour prior. Interment was 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 in Highlands Memorial Gardens in Apopka, Fla. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society 515 Denmark Street, Suite 500, Statesboro, GA 30458. Friends may sign the online register book at w ww.joineranderson.com. Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Julia Maddox Paul, 74LABELLE — Julia Maddox Paul, age 74, of LaBelle, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 in her home in LaBelle. She was born April 17, 1939 in Bartow, Fla., to the late John Clyde and the late Melissa (Smith) Maddox. She attended Wauchula High School, Agnes Scott College in Atlanta and earned a Law degree from the University of Florida. She worked for the Circuit Court of Vero Beach and practiced law in LaBelle. After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, she was very active with the National M.S. Society. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, J ohn R. Paul, Jr.; son, John R. Paul III; daughter, J ulie Paul Obney (Jeff); grandchildren, Beryl Laurent Johnson Paul, Jasper Obney, Juniper Obney; and caregiver and loving friend Nancy Conklin. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., today, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, LaBelle, Fla. with Pastor Joe Wallace of ciating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment will be in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle.Jimmy Stephens, 71WEST PALM BEACH — Jimmy Stephens, age 71, of West Palm Beach, formerly of LaBelle, passed away August 29, 2013 in West Palm Beach. Interment was in South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Florida. He is survived by his friend, Olga Williams of LaBelle. Donna Green Reed, 62LABELLE — Donna Green Reed, 62, of LaBelle, FL died on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at Hope Hospice, Lehigh Acres. She was born on March 2, 1951 in Flint, Mich., a child of the late George and Helen (Delray) Green. Wife of the late Mark Reed who died in 1995, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Denise (Steven) Brown of Dublin, Ohio; her most treasured granddaughters, Morgan and Reagan Brown; brothers, Wes (the late Sharon) Green of Chicago, Ill. and Dennis (Julie) Green of Wildwood, Fla.; nieces, Crystal Hayes and Jessica Davis; and her beloved cat, Clara. A Memorial Service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at the Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, 310 Campbell Street, Labelle, FL 33935 where she was a member. In lieu of owers, memorial gifts may be sent to the above named church. Friends may sign the guest book at www.digni edcremations.com. Take advantage of our vision sceening and Back-To-School Eyewear Special. Call for Details! Serving the area for over 31 years! 15% OFF*HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams custom order wallpaperPAINTS & STAINS40 %OFF*THE 4-DAY SUPER SALE30% OFF*Painting Supplies EXTENDED STORE HOURS Store hours may vary. 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Se e store or sherwin-williams.com for details. Not valid in Canada. Valid only at Sherwin-William s and Sherwin-Williams operated retail paint stores. Not valid on previous purchases. 2013 The Sherwin-Williams Company. 6 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Obituaries SYATP Wednesday, Sept. 25Our town has gone through many tragedies and losses these past couple of years and it has affected our children, our lives and our town in many ways. But with these tragedies and losses we are proud to see how our town has united to strengthen each other up through prayer. We ask that with that same urgency and desire we unite once again to pray for our schools, our children and the adults that work in the school system. We invite each and everyone of you to meet in front of the U-Save on Wednesday, September 25, at 7:15 a.m. Mrs. Kim Marroquin, from Ragin’ Graphics, has made shirts for this event. If you would like to buy for yourself and/or your kids she needs orders in by Sept. 19. Church Briefs Tickets are ready for the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, set for Monday, October 21, at the LaBelle Civic Center. Keynote speaker will be Florida State Representative for Distict 80 Matt Hudson. As always, the chamber is asking for community input to nominate the Citizen of the Year. Is there someone in LaBelle who has truly stood out as a leader and a worker for the community this year? If you have someone you’l like nominate, please write at letter of nomination, including why you feel this person is deserving of the honor and touching on his or her achievements. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, October 5, for consideration. A terri c fall menu is in store at this special evening, including roast pork or turkey with dressing, sweet potatoes, greens and dessert. The evening begins with a social hour with beer and wine available from 5-6 p.m. Serving begins at 6 p.m. followed by the speaker and awards presentation. LCoC banquet

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BUDGET SUMMARYPORT LABELLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014General fund 4.1400 GENERAL ESTIMATED REVENUES FUND ESTIMATED REVENUES Taxes: Millage per $1000 Ad valorem 4.1400 341,182.60 Intergovernment Revenue 80,858.00 Interest Income 1,500.00 Rental Income 15,900.00 Miscellaneous Revenue 2,000.00 TOTAL SOURCES 441,440.60 Fund Balances 406,731.00 TOTAL REVENUES AND BALANCES 848,171.60 EXPENDITURES General Government 158,864.60 Road Department 199,102.00 Mosquito Control 12,133.00 Culture/Recreation Department 57,200.00 Capital Outlay 13,000.00 Contingency Fund Reserves 0 TOTAL EXPENDITURES 440,299.60 Fund Balances 407,872.00 TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES, RESERVES & BALANCES 848,171.60 NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASEe Port LaBelle Community Development District has tentatively adopted a measure to increase its property tax levy. Last years property tax levy: A. Initially proposed tax levy ..................................$ 302,513 B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board and other assessment changes .............................$ 0 C. Actual property tax levy .....................................$ 302,513 is years proposed tax levy ...................................$ 344,344 is tax increase is applicable to Hendry and Glades Counties. All concerned citizens are invited to attend a public hearing on the tax increase to be held on: September 23, 2013 5:30 P.M. at Port LaBelle Community Development District Oce 3293 Dellwood Terrace LaBelle, FL A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at this hearing. 7 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 LABELLE, FL (September 16, 2013) – The United Way of Hendry & Glades 2013-2014 Campaign of cially kicked off the campaign at Hope Connections with over 40 people in attendance. The goal for this year’s campaign is $223,000 that will help fund the network of 35 United Way agencies that assist people in Hendry and Glades Counties. Tommy Perry, of Johnson-Prewitt & Associates, and Chair of the United Way of Hendry and Glades 2013-2014 Campaign announced that early running companies have helped the organization get to the 30 percent mark. Perry, went on to say, “Considering the huge need in our community, it is critical that we reach the $223,000 goal so we can fully fund the entire network of 35 United Way agencies that help so many people in our community. “We are reaching more who are in great need through our partnership efforts, but to continue to serve more children, families, and individuals, we need everyone’s help.” Cliff Smith, President of the United Way commented, “This is a generous community, and we know we can do it. Every gift is important because added together they can make a real impact and change people’s lives.” A local network of 35 agencies and programs will receive funds from the 2013-2014 United Way of Hendry & Glades fundraising campaign. These agencies include: The Salvation Army, Harry Chapin Food Bank, Children’s Advocacy Center, Child Care of Southwest Florida, Healthy Families, Lighthouse and many others. The network of United Way agencies helped over 20,000 people in Hendry and Glades Counties last year. Over the last 13 years United Way of Hendry and Glades has raised and distributed over $2 million that has changed the lives of countless numbers of people in our community. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives. If you know someone who needs help or if you would like to volunteer, please call United Way of Hendry and Glades Counties at (800) 887-9234 or simply dial 2-1-1. United Way kicks off Hendry-Glades campaign Submitted photoTommy Perry of Johnson-Prewitt & Associates. Arts of the Inland (AOI) announces new membership rates for 2014. AOI is committed to presenting and promoting the visual, literary and performing arts and with the launching of the 2014 rates, they are presenting artists with many cultural opportunities. Upcoming events include an “Artful Evening” at Keiser University on July 11, “Perceptions” judged art show on November 10 and gallery shows/sales. Join today and receive the 2014 rates which begin at $25 for individual artists. Contact LaVon Koenig, President, Arts o f the Inland for more information by e-mail at www.artsinland@gmail.com or call 239303-5849. Website: www.artsoftheinland. com. Arts of the Inland launches rates

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by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle A lot has changed since 1963. From world shaking disruptions to the way people communicate on a daily basis, it seems nothing is as it was. Well, almost nothing. Riverside Retreat is one of those places w here you can forget it’s 2013, forget your job and your troubles. It’s the kind of place that brings out the best part of self; that engenders a spirit of well being; and even inspires awe. The site was part of property owned by the Rennolds family, 160 acres that became known as Hansford, FL. The retreat itself began life as a Methodist Church camp in 1963. One of four Methodist camps in Florida, it became a wilderness men’s retreat in 1966 featuring outhouses and tents that could accommodate 400-500 men. Some old metal A rmy huts from Belle Glade added to the rough accommodations. Pretty rustic. Over the years, the site has not lost its rustic nature, but has added some amenities that enhance the natural experience. The site has ve CBS bunk houses and a shower house, with a kitchen and dining hall with ve miscellaneous rooms, which were added in 2007. In addition to the bunkhouse, campers can also stay in one of 150 shaded tent isolated sites or bring your RV. You can come with a group for several days or just bring the family out to sh for the day. For the past 13 years the hand that guides the camp has been Martha Pierce’s. Her dedication to keeping the simplicity that captivates people has never waivered. Little by little, she’s been improving the grounds and the programs while holding on to the best of what it’s always been. “It’s still quiet,” she said, “but under used.” That’s a condition she’s been working very hard to overcome. The retreat is known for its top notch presentations and activities of all kinds. For the last six years the camp has been self supporting, she proudly points out, although some funding still comes from the Methodist Church. Several high pro le schools, including Florida International and Florida Gulf Coast University hold leadership training and conferences there from September through May. School groups, sports teams, conferences and a karate group routinely use the camp to help instill their core values. But the facility lends itself to so much more, Martha feels. The camp partners with various groups for activities. Of course, there are rules for campers, but only three: no alcohol, rearms or pets. The camp is part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail, a Mecca for bird watchers with lots of gopher turtles, indigo snakes, deer sometimes even a bear or panther. Amazingly, Martha manages to not only to keep the retreat running well with just three paid staff, but she is continually adding to the experience for campers. This happens, she said, due to the hard work of an army of volunteers. In addition to Martha, staff includes an administrative assistant, a program coordinator for events and one maintenance man. Martha is a Master Naturalist. Certi ed in team building problem solving, Martha can put on a low ropes challenge course for your group. For his Eagle Scout project Rock Aboujaude Jr., made four additional challenge elements, adding to the attraction for many groups and organizations. The retreat’s miles of river front and 150 acres of natural Florida make it a wonderful place to get in touch with nature and others, as well as yourself. The public is invited to come out to the retreat to help celebrate its big golden anniversary from October 11-13. The grounds will be open except for Saturday night’s dinner, which will require a ticket. The camp is evolving, a continuing story. This past summer they put on their rst shing camp for kids, partnering with Fish and Wildlife Youth Conservation Camps and staff is embarking on an exciting new phase archery. The plan is to expand the summer camp from the six weeks it has been for the past six years. This is also the second year the camp has partnered with Goodwill to offer services for mental and physically challenged campers. A handicap accessible dock is in the not-sodistant future. Even with all this going on, Martha continues to plan for the future. Plans include two lodges and a renovation of the dining hall. Martha is looking forward to going green, using rainwater for toilet purposes and solar power. A seventh generation Texan who ended up here in Florida, Martha said she had no background in running a camp but as a youngster helped her dad manage their property, learning rental and maintenance skills. She has not yet been technically certi ed, the United Methodist Church offers certi cation in camp and retreat ministry. Martha has completed all the courses and learned through on the job training as part of the UMC network. She is proud to say that many campers return every year, saying they feel welcome “like coming home.” Her biggest challenge is to garner mone y for growth and adding staff. “Our dream,” she said, is to come up with a grant writer. Always looking to enhance the natural atmosphere of the camp, they are replanting cypress trees to recreate the Caloosahatchee’s natural riverine landscape. The rst fty years has only been the starting point for the Riverside Retreat. It is a natural place set apart for rest and recreation, but is remaining relevant for the next fty years and beyond. For more information, you can check Riverside Retreat at ww.riversideretreat.com. Submitted photoAccommodations at Riverside Retreat range from rustic to comfortable, but there’s something for everyone at this gloriously natural site. NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASEe Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida has tentatively adopted a measure to increase its property tax levy. Last years property tax levy: A. Initially proposed tax levy .............................$ 14,423,913 B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board and other assessment changes $ 1,515,995 C. Actual property tax levy ................................$ 12,907,918 is years proposed tax levy ..............................$ 13,066,539 All concerned citizens are invited to attend a public hearing on the tax increase to be held on: September 24, 2013 5:30 p.m. Hendry County Courthouse Commission Chambers 25 East Hickpochee Avenue LaBelle, Florida A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at this hearing. 8 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Be part of Riverside Retreat 50 year anniversary Submitted photoThe hoop play program is a favorite of many groups like this one, which attend Riverside Retreat to im p rove themselves their lives and their world.

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9 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 The LaBelle Cowboys had three games last week, going 2-1. On Monday Danny Robinson set a school record by running for 327 yards as the Varsity Cowboys beat ECS 48-36. On Wednesday the JV Cowboys beat Bishop Verot 34-6. Hugo Vargas stood out with three TDs. On Friday night the Varsity fell at Lemon Bay 56-21. Robinson had another solid game with 168 yards rushing and a TD. The schedule this week will have the J V Cowboys at Port Charlotte on Thursday and the Varsity Cowboys will be at home against Sebring. Come on out and support the Cowboys! Robinson sets school record; Vargas stands out for JV Sign up for soccerRegister for LaBelle Youth Soccer Associationr through Sunday, September 22 (1-3 p.m. Recreational soccer for ages 4-14. Birth certi cate and second identi cation required, $40 registration fee per child.Registracion para futbolLaBelle Youth Soccer Association tendr a registraciones durante el mes de septiembre en Winn-Dixie de LaBelle. Registra hasta el domingo, 22 de septiembre (1-3 p.m.). Futbol recreaccional para jovenes de 4-14 a–os de edad. Se require certi cado de nacimiento y otra forma de identi cacion, el costo es de $40 cada ni–o. Sports Shorts Submitted photo/ Chelsa Causseaux1,000th kill!The Cowgirls started off the season with a sweep over Charlotte at home. Senior Abbie O’Ferrell recorded her 1,000 career kill. They also beat Oasis on the road in four sets picking up their rst district win this season. The Cowgirls are now 4-1 and returned home to play Gateway, in a district match on September 17. The JV Cowgirls have started off their season undefeated, after beating district rival Bishop Verot in a 3 set match, winning 15-13 in the nal set. The also play at home September 17. JV play begins at 6 and the varsity at 7. On Wednesday, September 18, all three teams played and on September 24 the action will be against Oasis. Games are 6/7:00. Pictured: Abbie O’Ferrell on the night of her 1,000th kill.

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LaBelle Elementary School presented certi cates of recognition to Vickie Reynolds and Debbie Burchard Klemmer at Two Peas Caf and Matt Ponzzio and Becky Hopkins at the UPS store for their collection efforts. LaBelle Elementary collects Coke Reward Points from Coke product bottle caps, the aps from the cardboard refrigerator packs, and the shrink wrap packaging from 32-can packs, to purchase at screen TVs and video cameras for the school. LES also collects Box Tops for Education to submit for cash to purchase items for Family Reading Night. These two local businesses have gone above and beyond with their collection efforts. LaBelle Elementary wishes to thank them for helping to make great things happen for our school and looks forward to their continued support. If you would like to join in our collection efforts, please contact Mrs. Kirby-Coordinator at 863-674-4150. 9 Caloosa Belle September 12, 2013 Half Price Boarding For a limited timeFREE EXAMA $50 ValuePartners in the Way to Happiness Foundation and a Drug Free World. Free pamphlets available.rfrntn1095 N. State Rd. 29 LaBelle 863-675-2441rrfnrnbtnNext to the McDonalds Immokalee 239-657-2266ntrnbtnat McDonalds Clewiston 863-675-2441Disclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. nt Submitted photosABOVE: Vickie Reynolds and Debbie Klemmer of Two Peas Cafe. BELOW: Matt Ponzzio and Becky Hopkins at UPS Store. LaBelle Elementary recognizes local businesses for their support Lamplighters meet monthlyThe Lamplighter Movement is an international movement for recovery from incest, childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. 100 Chapters in 13 countries and counting. We need an Army! The LaBelle, Florida Chapter meets on the fourth Thursday of each month 6 p.m. at the Barron Library 461 N Main Street. Call for information (863) 342-8075 ask for Nora we w elcome Advocates (no charge) you also can visit out website at www.thelamplighters.org. Community Brief 10 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Submitted photo/ Cathy Kirby The Rotary does it again!LaBelle Elementary held its annual spaghetti dinner prepared by the Rotary of LaBelle. Concensus is that this meal was even better than last year. The school staff feels so fortunate to have such giving community members to support LES. Rotary is truly appreciated. It was nice to see families enjoying a good meal and spending quality time together. Families also visited classrooms, shopped at the book fair and attended the Title I parent meeting. LaBelle Elementary con tinues to encourage parental involvement. If you are able to spend 30 minutes to an hour of your day to volunteer at the school, please contact Cathy Kirby (Volunteer Coordinator) for further information at 674-4150. Submitted photo LMS FBLAThe LMS FBLA members are off to a grand start for the 2013-2014 school year. Members have been nalizing their plan of work for the year. One of the rst things on the agenda is fundraising. FBLA operates our school store daily and offers students the majority of the school supplies they need. FBLA will host the rst school dance of the year on Friday, September 20, from 6:30-9 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All students are invited to come dance the night away! The ofcer team for this year is: President Marshall Platt, Vice-President Navidad Garcia, Secretary Frederick Davis, Historian Cesar Dobbins, Reporter Abbigail Sigala. School Store Manager Elise Brown. The LMS chapter will be working on several community and school projects for the near future and look forward to a very successful year! Back row from left: Navid Garcia, Marshall Platt, Ce sar Dobbins. Front row from left: Abbigail Sigala, Elise Brown and Frederick Brown. Get ready for the big rib cookoffIts time for the Second Annual Rib Cook Off! Thats right, its been a whole year since folks in LaBelle could sample succulent ribs of all descriptions, cooked by local chefs. The Hendry County Give Back Committee is organizing the event once again to help raise money for the community. Last year the event raised money for Parks & Rec and also helped out three deserving families in our community. The money raised this year will again be dispersed throughout the community helping different organizations and families in need. On October 26 get ready for live music, entertainment, kids events and the best ribs around. This year there will be great prizes given to the winners that place in the cook-off. Mike and Lori Cox with MC Ventures have donated a custom made grill worth over $3,000, which will be rafed off over the next several weeks. The group is alread accepting all registrations for cook-off teams, sponsors and ven dors. For more information please visit us on Facebook or on our website at www.hendry countygiveback.com.

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11 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle What will you be doing when you’re 101? That is, if you make it to 101. Of course, most of us won’t see that many birthdays, but Woody R. Lowell W ood has made it look easy. Spry, alert and ready to go, Woody alw ays seems to be on the go. In fact, he’s the w orld’s oldest certi ed pilot. Yes, he can still y a plane an older plane to be sure, but let’s not quibble about a few years. He doesn’t just have the certi cation, he has the physical and mental capacity to do it. At an August 24 y-in at Sky Manor in Fort Denaud members of the Fort Myers Fly Club Chapter 66 out of Page Field (formerly the Cub Club) recognized his extraordinary achievements with a plaque. Pilots of experimental planes came in from outside the area to enjoy a spectacularly clear day, some great Cuban food and to spend some time with Woody. Born Dec. 26, 1911, Woody started his aviation career in 1929 at Bell Aircraft in Buffalo, NY. He worked there all during the Depression and World War II, engineering training planes for the Army and Navy. When WWII ended, Woody had worked his way up to head of his department at Bell, but he wasted no time in tendering his resignation, although many people thought he was crazy to leave such a prestigious job. He and his wife “drove the USA” and ended up in Arizona where they bought two or three lots, renting some and living in one of four houses he built. They were happy there but then his wife decided she w anted to go to Miami where her sister lived with her children. That was okay with Woody. He started a die casting business and the couple settled in. They came to LaBelle in 1957 where they had bought land for weekend getaways. Ultimately, he sold his die casting business in Miami and came here. The idea was to retire, but he says since then he’s been “busier than ever.” Among his retiree activities is playing “Mr. Fix It.” As a qual ed machinist with an entire machinist shop at home, he nds himself making parts for his friends and neighbors as they need them. Surprised by the award, Woody said, “It’s been a wonderful life. I just keep going.” This year alone he’s been to Alabma, Seattle, Iowa and South Dakota. He can’t think of a thing he’s missed because, he said, when he wants to do something, “I go out and do it.” Marcos Romeu, President of EAA Chapter 66, presented Woody’s award as the oldest living certi ed pilot on the planet. These days, Woody does most of his “ ying” on the dance oor, a long time af cionado of ballroom dancing. He started dancing in the early ‘30s and never stopped. He still dances every Friday evening. Not surprisingly, this incredible man’s favorite dance is the Tango, although he said bands don’t seem to play them very often. Woody has certainly lived his dreams throughout his long and eventful life. He realized that each person wants something different out of life. His advice is to just “‘follow your dream.’ That old saying still works.”Never too old to y high in the wild blue skies Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantAt 101, R. Lowell ”Woody” Wood is as healthy and energetic as ever. The “Oldest Certi ed Pilot on the Planet” was the focus of a great get together August 24 at Sky Manor in Fort Denaud, where members of the Fort Myers Fly Club Chapter 66 out of Page Field acknowledged his long career in aviation as well as his longevity. Pictured with Woody (center) are Marcos Romeu, President of EAA Chapter 66, (left) and host Gary Striker.

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Dear Bidders, On behalf of all of us at the Hendry County Clerk of the Courts of“ce, we welcome you to our new web site at www.hendry.realforeclose.com for online sales of foreclosure properties. Starting on October 2nd, 2013 all foreclosure sales will be conducted online. This new online process is designed to ensure fairness and increase the number of potential buyers for each property. We believe this will be of bene“t to bidders and property owners alike. The online sale site is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This offers you the opportunity to review property information, make deposits, place bids, view auction results and pay for your winnings, all from the comfort of your home or of“ce and at times that are convenient for you. Before getting started, please review the information regarding auction rules and procedures in the Foreclosure ProcessŽ documents. The Frequently Asked QuestionsŽ section also provides answers to common questions that you may “nd useful. For information relating to the foreclosure process, please contact our of“ce at (863) 675-5217. If you have questions about the use of the site, please contact the Realauction Customer Service Department toll free at (877) 361-7325. Thank you for joining us as we implement an online process for foreclosure property sales. Once oriented, we are sure you will “nd the online auction process simple to use and the site easy to navigate. Sincerely, Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Courts Hendry County, Florida Paid AdvertisementPossible Welding School Oerede Hendry County School District is considering oering a year-long Welding Course through the Adult Ed/Workforce Development Department. We are conducting an interest survey at this time to measure interest for this program. If you would like more information about this program, please contact Garry Ensor, Administrator of Workforce Development at ensorg@hendry.k12..us or call (863) 983-1511. 12 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013LaBelle Cowboy fans love to hear about their local heroes doing well after graduating and moving off into the world, In 1995 the Cowboys thrilled the town by ghting all the way up to the State Championship game. An integral part of that 1995 football team was Brandon Rimes. Cowboy fans will remember him as the quarterback, defensive back and kick returner on the undefeated team at LaBelle High School and beat NFL talent like Edggerin James at Immokalee, Anquan Boldin at Pahokee, Travis Henry at Frostproof. In Tampa they beat Kenny Kelley, Darryl Jackson at Tampa Catholic (coached by Bob Henriquez). This LaBelle native is a former University of South Florida Bull, a defensive back on its inaugural football team. He transferred out to play quarterback at Ferrum College, V A, where he was named team MVP. He then transferred to F.G.C.U. in Fort Myers, graduating with a Management Degree in Entrepreneurship Concentration. Brandon was also named Fort Myers News-Press "Athlete of the Decade" for the 90s, in a Lost Legends of the Past series they ran in 2011. Brandon has made a successful career in real estate in Tampa and the host of The Real Estate Quarterback Show on Clear-channel 1250 WHNZ Radio Saturdays at 1 p.m. This "hometown boy" hasn't forgotten LaBelle. "I feel a strong moral obligation to help people and that is why I have grabbed the leadership ag in the Tampa Bay area," Brandon said. "My show serves as a consumer advocate platform in which I help to educate listeners in the areas of Real Estate, Mortgage, Credit, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Law. Brandon has been in mortgage (both retail and wholesale) for approximately 15 years and a realtor for the last three-four years. The previous owner of a property preservation company handling evictions, clean outs and conveyance for HUD properties, he has extensive knowledge of all aspects of real estate. Several years ago he became an Anthony Robbins Business Mastery Graduate Namale, Fiji and also of a UPW event in Orlando. Recently featured in Florida Realtor Magazine, Brandon was recognized for his innovation with Search Engine Optimization and YouTube marketing. For proof just Google "Best listing agent Tampa" or "Short Sale My Tampa Home" or "Sell my Tampa Home fast" etc. He owns about 40 of these key word phrases, basically dominating rst page of Google with multiple links on the rst page! In addition, he utilizes interns from University of Tampa for much of the blogging and video production, and is being found by sellers as far as Sweden. He has a team of buyers agents working his buyer leads generated from his 40 Plus current listings. Brandon's radio show has already been picked up in a Tampa Bay Business Journal article and he has a secured bartered relationship for exposure in Tampa Bay Magazine, Homes and Land magazine!. He's in in process with three others. His radio show has been featured in the Tampa Bay Business Journal and in Florida Realtor Magazine. You can stream Brandon's show from www.WHNZ.com Brandon wants to link up with all his friends and old fans in LaBelle and is hoping you will "like" his show at www.facebook. com/RealEstateQuarterbackShow You can also visit his blog sites: www. TampaBayRealEstateQB.com www.RealEstateRadioTampa.com You can stream the show live at www. WHNZ.com or I Heart Radio APP on smart phones, and you can also see/hear all past shows at www.RealEstateRadioTampa. com. LHS Cowboy Hero doing well after graduatingby Melissa Beltz The Clewiston NewsAt the September 10 county commission meeting in Clewiston, Sheriff Steve Whidden made a plea for more funding from the county. Sheriff Whidden asked for a half-million dollar increase to his budget to allow for raises for his staff, which they have not seen in seven years, according to the Sheriff, and to help pay for the school resource of cers he will potentially be hiring with a federal grant. The grant runs out in three years, leaving the salaries of those of cers to be paid for by the county. "Our schools are in jeopardy," said Sheriff W hidden, who added that he does not want to receive new of cers if he cannot afford to out t them three years down the road. Sheriff Whidden also explained the county is "way below average" when it comes to deputies per capita and does not see how he will be able to afford even the small staff he leads now. "If I don't get an increase this year, I'm going to have to start making some cuts," he said. The board considered several options to fund Sheriff Whidden's request, including using money from a variety of different funds. Those funds included the contingency fund and the hurricane and disaster relief fund, among others. Commissioners disagreed on which fund to use, but eventually settled on using money from the contingency fund. "That's what contingency is for," said Commissioner Harris.Sheriff Whidden pleads for more money from county commissionBiz Search is now open Call us at 863-675-2541 t o learm more about it. Submitted photoBrandon Rimes promo photo for his new show.

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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 HERE’S MY CARD Keep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping RABIES $10 € PARVO $12 € Half Price Boarding €For a limited timeFREE EXAMA $50 ValuePartners in the Way to Happiness Foundation and a Drug Free World. Free pamphlets available.SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441IMMOKALEE MOBILE UNIT CLINICNext to the McDonalds € Immokalee € 239-657-2266CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICat McDonalds € Clewiston € 863-675-2441Disclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOWEST PRICE EVERYDAY! 13 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 IMMOKALEE, Fla. – Six nationally renowned ribbers will cook up the best in ribs, pulled pork and beef brisket, in hopes of winning the championship title at Seminole Casino Immokalee’s 3rd annual “Pigs in Paradise” National Championship BBQ Festival on Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24. Gates open at 3 p.m. on November 22 and at 11 a.m. on November 23-24. Local celebrity judges and barbecue enthusiasts w ill determine who gets crowned in this invitational cook-off. In addition to mouthw atering treats, festival-goers will enjoy live music, a classic car show, pig races, motorcycle rally, an art show and much more. A dmission is free. Competing ribbers include Porky ‘N Beans from Port Saint Lucie, Fla.; Big Boned BBQ from Knoxville, Tenn.; Fat Fred’s from St. Petersburg, Fla., Uncle Bub’s BBQ, Johnson’s BBQ from Chesapeake, Va. from Westmont, Ill. and Blazin’ Broncos BBQ Team from Parma, Ohio. Last year, an estimated 18,000 people attended the three-day festival. The “Pigs in Paradise” National Championship BBQ Festival kicks off with pig races, live music and award-winning ribs. At 6 p.m., six local celebrities will be paired with national championship ribbers to compete in a cook-off challenge. The festival is a rain or shine event and pets are not permitted. No ice chests, tents or outside food and beverages are allowed. Feel free to bring your own chair. For more information on the “Pigs in Paradise” National Championship BBQ Festival, please call (800) 218-0007 or visit www.seminolecasinoevents.com.About Seminole Casino Immokalee Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Immokalee is Southwest Florida’s premier gaming destination, with 1,200 slots, including Tarzan, Price is Right and the Big Wheel. The 75,000-square-foot plus casino offers 34 live tables games, including Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold ‘em Bonus Poker, Blackjack Switch and Spanish 21. Seminole Casino Immokalee participates in the Seminole Players Club Wild Card Rewards Program whereby players earn and redeem points at all Seminole Casinos in Florida. Dining options include 1st Street Deli, Southwest Florida’s only authentic New York-style delicatessen. This award-winning restaurant is open 24 hours. The EE-TO-LEET-KE (“The Camp”) Grill serves up its signature authentic Seminole fry bread and made-from-scratch favorites. The Zig Zag lounge, home of the Zig Zag Girlz, is “where the party never ends” with nightly live entertainment and no last call. TVs throughout the Zig Zag bar air sporting events and other entertainment. A 10,000square-foot Event Pavilion seating up to 800 guests is for large entertainment events, such as concerts, weddings, banquets, company outings and privately-held dances. The casino has 1,800 parking spaces. Located at 506 South 1 Street in Immokalee. Seminole Casino Immokalee is easily accessible to all of Southwest Florida via I-75, and Southwest Florida International Airport is only a 45-minute drive from the casino. Located between Miami and Naples, north of Alligator Alley on Highway 846, it’s ve blocks south of Highway 29. Approximatel y 30 minutes from Naples and Fort Myers, the casino is a 90-minute drive from Miami and Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call toll-free (800) 218-0007 or visit www.seminoleimmokaleecasino.com or www.facebook.com/seminoleimmokalee.Seminole Casino Immokalee 3rd Annual “Pigs in Paradise” is comingTampa, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2013) – The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to join in the 10th Annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign. “The time to prepare for all kinds of disasters – whether that means severe weather events or man-made catastrophes – is before they strike. Home and business owners who have plans in place well in advance of a large-scale or an individual-level disaster striking are much more likely to make it through the event and to recover more quickly,” said Julie Rochman, IBHS president and CEO. National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort to increase awareness and encourage individuals and communities to prepare for emergencies. This year’s theme, “YOU Can Be the Hero,” encourages all A mericans to take an active part in preparing and planning for disasters and emergencies. Knowing which natural disasters affect y our area is the rst step in being prepared. IBHS offers an easy-to-use ZIP code tool that can determine which areas in the country are at risk for hurricanes, wild re, oods, hailstorms, and severe winter weather, found at DisasterSafety.org. Just enter a ZIP code to learn about severe weather risks for any location. The tool also offers free disaster preparedness resources for those speci c risks. The next step in being prepared is creating a plan. Users of iPhone, iPad, or iTouch, can develop a plan for emergency situations with the Know Your Plan app, which includes IBHS disaster preparedness checklists for hurricanes, wild res, tornadoes, earthquakes, and severe winter weather. The app also provides options for reminders to complete tasks, track progress, and customize and share checklists with social networks. Know Your Plan is available for free from iTunes, or by searching “Insurance Information Institute” in the App store from any iPhone. IBHS also offers a free business continuity toolkit for small businesses to prepare for disasters large and small. OFB-EZ (Open for Business-EZ) is designed to be simple to use, administer and implement. This tool enables small businesses to follow the same disaster planning and recovery processes used by larger companies – but without a large company budget. OFB-EZ is userfriendly and does not require any previous experience with or knowledge of business continuity planning. “Increasing your resilience against all types of disasters and emergencies requires you to know the risks you face, and to have a workable, current plan in place to protect those around you and your property,” Rochman added. “On the 10th anniversary of National Preparedness Month, IBHS renews its commitment to work with DHS, the Ready Campaign and all disaster preparedness organizations to help home and business owners minimize their risk before disasters and recover, repair and rebuild safer and stronger after disasters.” About the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) IBHS is an independent, nonpro t, scienti c research and communications organization supported by the property insurance industry. The organization works to reduce the social and economic effects of natural disasters and other risks on residential and commercial property.IBHS joins in the annual National Preparedness Month Caloosa Belle/ Dale ConyersOut of the mistTo some Friday, the 13 is a scary unlucky day and last Friday, September 13, started out a tad scary with the fog that blanketed the area but the fog did lend to some really amazing scenes on the river.

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florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! Located at 88 S. Main StreetNext to McDonalds • Across from the CourthouseSTATE TERMINAL REAL ESTATE BROKER? LAWYER? CPA? INSURANCE AGENT? TITLE COMPANY? STOCK BROKER?Call 863-673-5071 Website www.88mainstreet.comThis will become LaBelle’s One Stop Real Estate and Law Terminal. Each professional operating independently but still it would be a One Stop Center for all of your personal Legal, Insurance, Real Estate, Accounting, Stock Bro ker, or Title Company “issues”. Includes signage facing Main Street. Location limited to one of each p rofession. Be First or Be Gone!F O R E N TR E A L 14 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Momentum. The Florida Youth Conserv ation Centers Network (FYCCN), whose goal is to create the next generation that cares about sh and wildlife conservation, is on a roll. This bold initiative, sponsored by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), is dedicated to prov iding a statewide network of sustainable places where youth and their families can participate in outdoor activities that inspire conservation stewardship and a love of our fabulous natural resources. The FYCCN is about helping kids develop a passion for nature and the outdoors. At a time when participation in traditional outdoor activities is on the decline and obesity and other health problems, including attention de cit disorder, diabetes, asthma and heart disease, are leading to worries that this generation may be the rst to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, the FYCCN offers a bright ray of hope. Thanks to many friends bene cent donors, excited partners, passionate volunteers and outstanding leadership what was a bold idea a few years ago is now a reality. One of those friends is famed marine w ildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harv ey. Steve Stock, president of Guy Harvey Inc. and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, recently presented a check for $50,000 to the W ildlife Foundation of Florida to help fund FYCCN saltwater shing camps that infuse in youth conservation ethics and a sense of stewardship related to the sport of shing. "We are proud and excited to partner with FYCCN in furtherance of our marine educational programs and goals," said Dr. Harvey. "This partnership will help us to teach and develop the next generation of responsible Florida sportsmen and women." With help such as this, the FYCCN is expanding its network of youth centers to teach kids basic principles of conservation and outdoor ethics. They also stress traditional outdoor recreational skills, including shing, shooting sports, boating, wildlife viewing and more. Visit FYCCN.org for details. The Wildlife Foundation of Florida, the of cial public-support organization for the FWC, is a major partner in this effort. Its striving to collect donations (WildlifeFoundationofFlorida.com/FYCC) and help coordinate sponsors has played a signi cant role in the rapid evolution of the FYCCN. The FYCCN is a true "network." The effectiveness of more than 225 statewide partners working together is creating the base necessary to make a difference in the lives of Florida's youth. Parks and recreation departments, nature centers, volunteer groups, clubs and environmental organizations, private landowners, sporting goods stores and people who want to help with programming all are contributing to the cause. By implementing the network using a hub-and-spoke structure, the FYCCN includes "Wild Outdoors" centers that offer deep-woods experiences, as well as "Near Outdoor" sites, which offer experiences closer to children in their everyday lives. The "Wild Outdoors" experiences include traditional outdoor activities like shing, canoeing, shooting sports, hiking, camping and deep-woods orienteering. The "Near Outdoor" experiences may include an urban shing pond or pier, archery in the schools, a local birding competition or a habitat program being taught in the schools. The key to its successful implementation is its effective partnering with local, urbanbased programs and assisting them in offering traditional outdoor pursuits connected with conservation. Making these connections with existing, successful youth programs, school systems, clubs, churches and youth-oriented groups interested in traditional outdoor pursuits and conservation provides instant access to kids. "Many places in Florida offer youth the opportunity to go shing, hunting, hiking, boating and wildlife viewing," said FYCCN director Rae Waddell. "We want to work with these sites to expand their reach through the knowledge, training and resources that are available through FYCCN." Waddell's leadership was recognized by the Florida Wildlife Federation, which awarded her its Conservation Communicator of the Year Award for 2013. Waddell was honored for her success in leading the effort to reconnect Florida's children with traditional outdoor activities. She has been with the FWC for over 20 years and has worked tirelessly to provide youth with the education and guidance they need to engage in the great outdoors and safely share experiences that inspire lifelong support for sh and wildlife conservation. Waddell's leadership has helped make the FYCCN a formidable tool in the ght against too much time spent indoors with electronic media and too little time spent outdoors with nature. But there is much more to be done, and they need your help to do it. They need: Businesses and organizations to become partners. Property owners and manufacturers to provide sites and resources. Volunteers of every age and ability. Fundraising support and nancial contributions. Join them in providing youngsters the education and guidance they need to safely engage in traditional outdoor activities. Only in that way will they learn to love nature and the great outdoors and be willing to accept stewardship of our precious outdoor heritage in the future. They will become the next generation that cares! Instant licenses are available at MyFWC. com/License or by calling 888-FISH-FLORIDA (347-4356). Report violators by calling 888-404-3922, *FWC or #FWC on your cell phone, or texting to Tip@MyFWC.com. Visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and select "more news," or scr.bi/Fish-busters for more Fish Busters' Bulletins. Florida Youth Conservation Centers on a roll; join the momentum HENDRY COUNTY US 27 from Highlands County Line to Palm Beach County Line: Maintenance project: Crews will be performing landscape maintenance from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, September 16 through Thursday, September 19. Lane closures are not expected with this work. Motorists are asked to use caution as crews work near the roadway. US 27 just west of CR 720: Maintenance permit project: Crews will begin installing a right turn lane and median opening in this area. Initial work includes installing signs and erosion control devices. No lane closures are expected this week. Project is anticipated to be complete by end of fall 2013. SR 80 from CR 833 to east of US 27: Construction project: Work expands twomiles of SR 80 to four lanes from east of County Road 833 to west of US 27. Crews are installing drainage and stabilizing shoulders. Bridge crews are working on bridge approaches. Drivers should pay attention to traf c signs and barricades throughout the construction project, stay alert, and use caution in the work zone. Estimated completion is spring 2014. The contractor is C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. SR 80 from City of LaBelle to Lee County Line: Maintenance project: Crews will be performing landscape maintenance from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, September 16 through Thursday, September 19. Lane closures are not expected with this work. Motorists are asked to use caution as crews work near the roadway. SR 80/US 27 Interchange: Construction project: Work continues to modify the intersection with construction of an overpass for SR 80 traf c eastbound to US 27 northbound and for US 27 traf c northbound to SR 80 westbound. The project also realigns US 27. Crews also will widen approximatel y 3/4 mile of SR 80 to four lanes approaching the intersection, add a traf c signal at the overpass and install lighting at the interchange. Work currently involves placing ll dirt, installing drainage and constructing the new overpass and roadways. Southbound US 27 traf c is using the newly constructed lanes. The SR 80/US 27 intersection is temporarily shifted to the north. Motorists travelling east and west on SR 80 must use caution at the US 27 intersection and follow the posted speed limit of 25 MPH. Expect intermittent lane closures on US 27. Motorists are advised to be aware of construction vehicles entering and leaving the work zone and to use caution driving in this area. Project completion is estimated at end of year 2013. The contractor is Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, Inc. SR 80 from Birchwood Parkway to Dalton Lane: Construction project: This project expands ve miles of existing twolane roadway to four-lanes. Crews are constructing two new 12-foot lanes to the south of existing roadway, installing drainage and building new bridges over the C1 Canal. Eastbound traf c is shifted to the south onto the newly constructed lanes from west o f Birchwood Parkway to east of Cowboy Way. Drivers should use caution and expect possible delays. Motorists also should expect trucks to be entering and exiting the roadwa y throughout the project. 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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7 pm at the Conference Room, 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 452048 CN 9/12,19/2013 AVISO DE LA REUNION REGULAR DE LA JUNTA DE SUPERVISORES DEL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUAS DEL CONDADO CENTRAL A travs de la presente se le noti ca que la Reunin Regular de la Junta de Supervisores del Distrito de Control de Aguas del Condado Central se llevar a cabo el mircoles, 25 de Septembre de 2013 a las 7 pm en el Cuarto de Conferencia del Condado Central ubicado en 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. El propsito de esta reunin es para tratar cualquier y todo asunto que pueda plantearse ante la Junta. Si una persona decide apelar la decisin de la Junta de Supervisores con respecto a cualquier asunto considerado en la reunin pblica o audiencia en referencia a este aviso l o ella tendr que asegurarse de que el procedimiento de apelacin quede asentado palabra por palabra en el acta, en el acta se incluye su testimonio y pruebas en la cual usted fundamenta la apelacin. 452049 CN 9/12,19/2013 Public Notice PUBLIC NOTICE The Joint Glades/Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged will have a meeting on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at the Hendry County Administration Of ces, 640 South Main Street, Conference Room 1 in LaBelle. All meetings of the Local Coordinating Board are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Nichole Gwinnett at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 232 or by email at ngwinnett@swfrpc.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD). The SWFRPC’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. 452308 CN/CB 9/19/2013 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 the INI 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 INI USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Auctions HUGE AUCTION: Farm, Ranch, Construction Equipment, Misc. ToolsSATURDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 9AM Now Accepting Consignments Frank E Land, Auctioneerwww.landauctionservice.comLee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd. Enter at Gate 2 Old Bayshore Rd N. Ft. Myers, FL 333917 (239) 936-4121AB2084/AU2814 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Employment Full TimeBURGER KING We are currently hiring assistant managers. Please apply at your local Burger King restaurant or email your resume to: bkrichard@ royalsinc.comCitrus HARVESTING FOREMAN English/Spanish a must Language, Reading, Communication Skills a must. Preferably 3 years experience in harvesting citrus. Valid Florida Drivers License. Must be willing to work in all weather type conditions. Must be able to effectively lead and supervise employees in harvesting. Assist in time management, record-keeping and scheduling. Maintain daily records. Bene ts will be provided. Send resume to: 239-369-2267 or email to dimasmargarita@ yahoo.com DRIVER(S) NEEDED Must have CDL class “B” license Apply at 210 N. Industrial Loop Road, Labelle PLEASE....No Phone Calls Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Employment Full TimeLocal Automotive Recycler is seeking an Experienced Used Parts Sale Associate. Quali ed candidate must possess the following: 5+ years experience, good phone and personal skills, speak Spanish & English, dependable transportation and bi-lingual. References and credit history will be checked. 40hrs/week. Drug free workplace. Please call (863)441-4486 Employment MedicalEXPERIENCED MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANTFull time position M-F 8pm-5pm and Sat. 8-12. MUST be professional, reliable, self motivated, bilingual, have medical of ce training and experience, take instruction well, be a fast learner, and have exceptional people skills both in person and on the phone. This person would answer phones, make appointments, dictate in charts, handle the ledger, pull and le charts, take patients back, document vitals and other information, call in prescriptions, receive patients when they arrive, and other tasks as they arise. Please stop by in person for an application and to drop off a resume at 1501 6th Ave Suite B (in Immokalee). Job InformationLocal insurance agency looking for a career minded individual to market insurance products. We offer a renewal base plus commission. We are looking for a candidate with integrity and entrepreneurial spirit, driven by achievement and nancial rewards. Please send resumes to HR_Agents@ffbic.com and reference Job # 0032A. Employment Medical 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. Lawn ServiceGATOR LAWN CARE 239.470.8611 *trimming *mowing *spraying *brush removal *weed eating *edging *and more... ask about our 25% off customer rewards program One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. MiscellaneousNuisance Hogs Got a hog problem, call school boys. They have dogs, traps, etc. Call after school hours 863-517-5204 or 863-673-0933 Storage Space RentLABELLE 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 Mobile Home RentHORSESHOE ACRES 3/2 MH. $600 month, $400 security deposit. Must have references. 863-517-0188. LaBelle: 4 BDRM., 2 BA, Mobile home for rent on 1/2 acre. $700 mo. + Security deposit. Call (863) 673-0989 LaBelle, North of Bridge; small 2BR/2BA, mobile home. Includes room air, water, sewer and trash. Non smkg. env. $500/month, $500 security, references & lease. 863-675-2392. Mobile HomeSaleFELDA 4BR, 2BA, 2500 sq. ft. on nice lot, like new cond., C/Air, Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467 PALM & PINE PARK 2BR, 2BA. $10,000. Call 863-517-4626 or 239-223-5654. Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 MotorcyclesKawasaki Nomad 2009. 34,500 miles. Cruise control, LED light & new battery. 6 speed. 2 toned paint with trunk. $9000 obo. 863-517-0664. Public Notice Public Notice When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Public Notice How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm in Suite 2 at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is invited to attend.452738 CN/CB 9/19/2013 15 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular!

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NOTICE OF ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District, “the District,” adopted election procedures at their regular meeting on August 28, 2013. If you are interested in qualifying as a candidate for the Board of Supervisors, you will need to notify Carolyn Hester, Manager for the District at the Central County Water Control District Administrative Of ces, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida, telephone (863) 983-5797 no later than October 1, 2013 before 5:00 p.m The District will hold a landowners’ election for one seat on the ve (5) member board of supervisors on October 26, 2013. A copy of the election procedures may be obtained by contacting Carolyn Hester, Manager at the address or phone number listed above. PLEASE GOVERN YOURSELVES ACCORDINGLY. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 452753 CN 9/19,26/2013 NOTIFICACION DE LOS PROCEDIMIENTOS DE ELECCION DEL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUAS DEL CONDADO CENTRAL Por medio de la presente se le noti ca que la Junta de Supervisores del Distrito de Control de Aguas del Condado Central “el Distrito,” adopt los procedimientos de eleccin en su junta regular del da 28 de agosto de 2013. Si usted est interesado en cali car como un candidato de Junta de Supervisores, usted tendr que noti car a Carolyn Hester, Gerente para el Distrito en la O cina Administrativa del Control de Aguas del Condado Central, ubicada en 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida, telfono (863) 983-5797 a no ms tardar del 1 de octubre de 2013 antes de las 5:00 p.m. El Distrito llevar a cabo una eleccin de propietario por un asiento de los cinco (5) miembros de la junta de supervisores el 26 de octubre de 2013. Usted puede obtener una copia de los procedimientos de eleccin al contactarse con Carolyn Hester, Gerente a la direccin y nmero de telfono mencionado arriba. SRVANSE PROCEDER EN CONSECUENCIA. EL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUAS DEL CONDADO CENTRAL 452749 CN 9/19,26/2013 FAIR HOUSING MEANS: NO ONE MAY BE DENIED HOUSING ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, FAMILIAL OR HANDICAP STATUS. THROUGH THE ACTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF ITS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM CITY OF CLEWISTON IS FIRMLY COMMITTED TO THE GOAL OF PROMOTING FAIR HOUSING OPPORTUNITY. THE FAIR HOUSING LOGO IS PROUDLY DISPLAYED TO DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO THE PROTECTION OF INDIVIDUALS FROM DISCRIMINATION IN THE PROVISION OF BROKERAGE SERVICES, AND IN THE SALE, RENTAL, AND FINANCING OF HOUSING. IF YOU FEEL YOU MAY HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING DISCRIMINATION, PLEASE CALL MR. AL PERRY, CLEWISTON CITY MANAGER, AT 1-863-983-1484 OR HUD AT 1-800-669-9777 OR TDD 1-800-927-9275 FOR FAIR HOUSING INFORMATION AND REFERRAL. 452098 CN 9/19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder 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 4402 2010 4104329-07022040340 Santo R Di Bella Lot 34, Block 2204, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, of the 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013 Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452439 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder 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 4401 2010 4104329-07022040330 Santo R Di Bella Lot 33, Block 2204, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, of the 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013 Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452438 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC, the holder 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 3525 2010 2024329-670000B0130 Moshe Kashi Lots 21 and 22, Block B, of SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, in the 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452452 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U LLC, the holder 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 4057 2010 4104329-03020990070 Eduardo Vasquez Lot 7, Block 2099, of Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, of the 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452444 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder 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 4775 2010 4104329-09022990030 Dameon & Rebecca Gordon Lot 3, Block 2299, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 9, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 144, of the 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013 Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452440 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry, the holder 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 1429 2009 1154432-A0000570100 Lou’s Properties Inc The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter 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. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3293, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450869 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder 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 3818 2010 4104329-01020230170 Roger J Gendreau Lot 17, Block 2023, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 1, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, of the 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450862 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L, LLC, the holder 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 3438 2010 2024329-26000020080 Jose I Quintero & David T Esquivel Lot 8, Block 2, ENGLEWOOD TERRACE, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 40, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450864 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder 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 3819 2010 4104329-01020230180 Roger J Gendreau Lot 18, Block 2023, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 1, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, of the 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450866 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder 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 4153 2010 4104329-03021290140 SSA Development LLC Lot 14, Block 2129, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, of the 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450868 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Ella III, LLC, the holder 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 921 2007 1354331-010000O0140 Edward R Napoli The Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 35, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 14, Block O, Pioneer Plantation, unrecorded. 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450871 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry, the holder 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 2894 2009 2024329-28000000240 McKay Properties Inc Lot 39 of FORD PARK SUBDIVISION of the City of LaBelle, Florida, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 48, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450873 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U LLC, the holder 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 394 2010 1314229-01000002090 Raul & Juana Aguilar The East 7 feet of Lot 210, all of Lot 211, and the West 31 feet of Lot 212, all in NORTH LABELLE HEIGHTS, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 16, of the Public records of Glades County, Florida, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1971 FREEDOM single-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation No. FF10015E, Title No. 4135998, and RP Decal No. 18607017, which is permanently af xed to real property. ((LienHolder: Stanton Mobile Homes Sales, Inc.) 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013 Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452441 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the German American Capital Corp, the holder 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 3517 2010 2024329-670000A0140 Marcellous L Smith and Sophia L Harris Lots 25 and 26, Block A, SUNSET PARK, a subdivision of the West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 8, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450870 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013

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Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Ella III, LLC, the holder 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 2527 2007 2024329-28000000810 Protg Properties Investments Inc A Florida Corporation Lots 142, 143,144, 145 and 146, FORD PARK SECTION 1, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 48 of the 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450875 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the German American Capital Corp, the holder 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 3472 2010 2024329-28000000690 Rosanna Williams Est c/o Joy Mitchell Lot 121, Section 1, FORD PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 48, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450867 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC the holder 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 3012 2010 1144334-040000C0110 Malbec II, LLC Lot 11, Block C of Sherwood Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 127 and 128, in the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1989 PEACE single-wide mobile home have Identi cation No. PSHGA4770, Title No. 46869456 an RP Decal No. R310407, which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452447 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder 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 2010 1354432-A0001150000 Alberto Lobaina The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. (Also known as Lot No. 4511 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450843 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC, the holder 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 899 2010 1284329-01000000130 Central Mobile Homes, Inc. Lot 13, LAKESIDE Subdivision, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 173, of the Public records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1986 NOBILITY double-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation Nos. N42299A & N42299B, Title No. 44296084 & 44263787, and RP Decal No. 12046918 & 12046919 which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013 Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452446 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC, the holder 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 3017 2010 1144334-040000E0100 Brenda V Sweet Lot 10, Block E, of Sherwood Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 127 and 128, in the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1985 SKYLINE double-wide mobile home having Identi cation Nos. 32620272AU & 32620272BU and Title Nos. 50737979 & 50737982, which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452448 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder 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 1388 2009 1144432-A0002010100 Ilene Klasfeld dba TCPA Properties The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest 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. Also known as Lot No. 2846, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450834 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC, the holder 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 3020 2010 1144334-040000E0160 Mike Johnson Lots 16 and 17, Block E of Sherwood Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 127 and 128, in the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1985 BEACH single-wide mobile home having Identi cation No. SSMFLAC122309, Title No. 50143620 and RP Decal No. R047625, which in permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452449 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC, the holder 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 3231 2010 1214334-040000A0070 Katie Smith Lot 7, Block A, of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 8, a subdivision in the City of Clewiston, Florida, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 136 and 137, in the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1996 FLEETWOOD single-wide mobile home having Identi cation No. N15873, Title No. 72342821 and RP Decal No. X0318711, which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452450 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U LLC the holder 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 381 2010 1314229-01000000860 Robert W & Terrie M Thompson Lots 86 and 87, NORTH LABELLE HEIGHTS, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 16, of the Public Records of Glades County, Florida, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1984 LIBERTY double-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation Nos. 10L16718U & 10L16718X, Title Nos. 20841857 & 20880184, and RP Decal NO. 24283186 & 24283176, which in permanently af xed to real property. (Lien Holder: Big Lake National Bank) 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452445 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U LLC, the holder 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 2992 2010 1144334-01000000600 Zacarias R & Monica Alvizo Lot 60, in Twin Lakes Subdivision, a subdivision in a portion of Section 14, Township 43 South, Range 34 East, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 91 and 92 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1983 BERKELEY double-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation Nos. FLFL2AD053204239 & FLFL2BD053204239, Title Nos. 22443040 & 22443039, and RP Decal Nos. R261032 & R261031, which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452442 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder 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 2049 2009 1354432-A0000600000 McKay Properties Inc The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter 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 East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4633, 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450845 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 17 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013

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After leading research of new drug, 21st Century Oncology now offering the treatment post FDA approval FORT MYERS, Fla. – Sept. 12, 2013 – A newly FDA approved treatment for adv anced prostate cancer is now available in Lee County, and the promising results it offers were extensively studied in select sites across the world, including at 21st Century Oncology. The largest radiation therapy prov ider participated in research evaluating the effectiveness of Radium-223 dichloride, now known as Xo go. They were also the rst to deliver a commercial (non-clinical research) dose of Xo go worldwide. “We are proud to have been part of the exclusive group of research sites studying the effectiveness of this innovative treatment,” says Constantine A. Mantz, M.D., Board Certi ed Radiation Oncologist and 21st Century Oncology’s Chief Medical Of cer. “This is one example to further demonstrate our commitment to research, development and implementation of the latest treatments for cancer.” 21st Century Oncology helped compile data that showed positive patient results that led to FDA approval in May 2013, three months ahead of schedule. The rst commercial dose was administered by a 21st Century Oncology af liated clinic just nine days later. Xo go is a radiopharmaceutical that is given intravenously once a month for six months. It is taken up into the bone in a process mimicking calcium absorption, and then speci cally targets metastatic tumor cells linked to bone tissue. This has proved highly bene cial because deaths from prostate cancer are often in fact due to bone disease and its later complications. According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 238,590 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 29,720 will die from the disease in 2013. Treatment options for men whose cancer has metastasized to bone after receiving medical or surgical therapy have been limited. “Xo go is now available across the country, including here in Lee County,” Dr. Mantz says. “We are proud to have played a part in bringing this treatment to patients who would otherwise have limited, or potentially less effective treatments, for late stage prostate cancers. Because Xo go is new, insurance companies have not yet established guidelines to cover the treatment. However, a patient assistance support line has been set up through Xo go Access ServicesSM in an effort to assist with obtaining coverage and patient support. Patients and providers may contact the program at 1-855-6XOFIGO (1-855-6963446) for additional information. Xo go is marketed by Wayne, N.J.based Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Cambridge, Mass.-based Algeta US, LLC. For more information about 21st Centur y Oncology, visit: www.21stCenturyOncology. com For patient information about Xo go, visit: www.xo go-us.com About 21st Century Oncology: 21st Century Oncology is the foremost provider of cancer care services across multiple modalities, and the largest radiation oncology provider. For more than 30 years, 21st Century Oncology has been committed to providing state-of-the-art, academic level treatment options in a patient-centric setting focused on continuous innovation. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, the physician-led company operates in 15 states and 7 countries, with an extensive networ k of nearly 300 locations, including approximately 131 radiation therapy facilities. 21st Century Oncology employs or is af liated with hundreds of physicians in a broad spectrum of cancer-related specialists—working together to deliver the most advanced integrated cancer care. Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L LLC, the holder 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 847 2010 1274329-01000A20180 Sweet Daughter Properties, LLC From the intersection of the South line of Section 28-43-29, with the centerline of State Road 29, run N 03 degrees 47’ 00” W along centerline of said State Road 29, 800 feet to point of beginning; thence N 86 degrees 38’ 00” E, 450.00 feet; thence S 03 degrees 47’ 00” E, 50.00 feet; thence S 86 degrees 38’ 00” W 450.00 feet; thence N 03 degrees 47’ 00” W, 50.00 feet to the Point of Beginning, less the Westerly 50.00 feet for Road Right of Way of State Road 29 being in Section 28, Township 43S, Range 29 E, Hendry County, Florida, an more commonly known as Business Lots 18 & 19, Section A-2, LABELLE RANCHETTES TOGETHER WITH a 1988 KIRKWOOD single-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation No. 14603576, Title No. 47231174, and RP Decal No. 12251174, which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452453 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U LLC the holder 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 3582 2010 2164329-A0000090000 Brian K Quinn The Northerly 175.87’ of the Easterly 175.87’ of the following described property: A parcel of land in Section 16, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Section 16, and run south 03 degrees 36’ 11” East, along the east line of said Section 16, a distance of 2,445.71 feet to the Point of Beginning of the herein described parcel of land; thence south 86 degrees 51’ 28” West, parallel to the South line of Lot 6, Airport Commerce Park, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 110, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, a distance of 719.28 feet to a point on the easterly line of a parcel described in O.R. Book 633, at Page 528, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida; thence South 03 degrees 37’ 05” East, along the Easterly line of said parcel, a distance of 121.83 feet to the Southeast corner of said parcel; thence South 45 degrees 48’ 22” East, along the easterly line a parcel described in O.R. Book 588, at Page 207 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, a distance of 695.13 feet to the Southeast corner of said parcel; thence North 86 degrees 51’ 28” East, a distance of 252.28 feet to a point on the Easterly line of said Section 16; thence North 03 degrees 36’ 11” West, a distance of 633.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2013 which is the 31st day of October, 2013. Dated this 11th day of September, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 452443 CN 9/19,26;10/3,10/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder 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 2482 2010 1344432-A0000960000 Ella III, LLC The Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, extending or shortening the East and West boundary line so as to terminate at the North boundary line of Providence City, a subdivision recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 29, 30 and 31, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. (Also known as Lot No. 4237, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 80 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access for a of the West 30 feet thereof. 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 First Thursday in the month of October, 2013, which is the 3rd day of October, 2013. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 450874 CN/CB 8/29;9/5,12,19/2013 Public Notice Public Notice FAIR HOUSING MEANS:NO ONE MAY BE DENIED HOUSING ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, FAMILIAL OR HANDICAP STATUS. THROUGH THE ACTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF ITS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAMHENDRY COUNTYIS FIRMLY COMMITTED TO THE GOAL OF PROMOTING FAIR HOUSING OPPORTUNITY. THE FAIR HOUSING LOGO IS PROUDLY DISPLAYED TO DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO THE PROTECTION OF INDIVIDUALS FROM DISCRIMINATION IN THE PROVISION OF BROKERAGE SERVICES, AND IN THE SALE, RENTAL, AND FINANCING OF HOUSING. IF YOU FEEL YOU MAY HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING DISCRIMINATION, PLEASE CALL 1-800-669-9777 OR TDD 1-800-927-9275 FOR FAIR HOUSING INFORMATION AND REFERRAL.452097 CN 9/19/2013 Public Notice Public NoticeSTATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) gives notice that the following permit renewal was approved pursuant to subsection 373.4595, Florida Statutes (F.S.), on September 11, 2013, as a minor modi cation for a ve-year permit renewal: South Florida Conservancy District (SFCD). The SFCD permit (FDEP File No. 0288807-002) is for operation and maintenance of P-5-N Pump Station. The P-5-N Pump Station is located on Herbert Hoover Dike at the S-236 in Section 21, Township 43 South, Range 35 East, in Palm Beach County. The Department’s determination authorizes the SFCD to operate and maintain the P-5-N Pump Station Project for an additional ve years, as of the above date. The le containing the application for the above determination is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 24, Tallahassee, FL 32399. This action is nal and effective on the date led with the Clerk of the Department unless a petition for an administrative hearing is timely led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., before the deadline for ling a petition. On the ling of a timely and suf cient petition, this action will not be nal and effective until further order of the Department. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the hearing process may result in a modi cation of the agency action or even denial of the application. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department’s action may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Pursuant to Rule 28-106.201, F.A.C., a petition for an administrative hearing must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency’s le or identi cation number, if known; (b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests are or will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts that the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the agency’s proposed action; (f) A statement of the speci c rules or statutes that the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the agency’s proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action that the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agency’s proposed action. The petition must be led (received by the Clerk) in the Of ce of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 within 21 days of publication of the notice or within 21 days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs rst. Also, a copy of the petition shall be mailed to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of ling. The failure to le a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that person’s right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding of cer upon the ling of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. 452741 CN 9/19/2013 Public Notice 18 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 New prostate cancer treatment available in Lee County Lamplighters meet monthlyThe Lamplighter Movement is an international movement for recovery from incest, childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. 100 Chapters in 13 countries and counting. We need an Army! The LaBelle, Florid a Chapter meets on the fourth Thursday o f each month 6 p.m. at the Barron Library 461 N Main Street, call for information (863) 3428075 ask for Nora we welcome Advocates (no charge) you also can visit out website at www.thelamplighters.org.Volunteer for juvenile arbitration The Hendry County Court Administration is seeking volunteers for its Juvenile Arbitration program. The ideal candidate enjoys working with youth and has a strong desire to help them transition out of the Juvenile Justice system. Interested persons should contact Robin Manfredi, Court Operations Manager at 863-675-5374 for an application form and further information.Narcotics Anonymous meetingsNA meetings are held at the United Wa y Building, 133 North Bridge Street. each Monday from 6-7 p.m. It is an open meeting and anyone having a desire not to use narcotics or any other substance is free to attend this meeting. For more information, individuals may contact Chad at 239-878-1136. Attention, Infantry veteransThe Florida Branch of the Second Indianhead Division Association will have its annual reunion in Titusville, Florida on October 18-20, 2013 at the Best Western Space Shuttle Inn. All veterans of the 2nd Infantr y Divisions are invited. For more information, call the branch secretary-treasurer, Donald Calnan, at (561) 742-5379 or send an email to 2ida.mail@charter.net. Community Briefs

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Back to school eye exams Drs. Parrish and Youmans, optometrists w ho have been serving the area for over 30 y ears, will be doing their annual “Back To School” vision screening for all Hendry and Glades students through the 5th grade during the month of September. Stop by their of ce at 100 N Main Street any afternoon between 3:30-4:30 p.m. No appointment necessary. A sk about the back to school eyewear special. For further information call 675-0761.Legion Auxiliary in SeptemberVisit the September Auxiliary meeting tonight Thursday, September 19, at 7 p.m. at A merican Legion Post 130 on Hwy 80 West in LaBelle. The American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary and all branches of the Legion solidly stand behind America and her ideals. Together we can make a difference. For more information call President Linda at: 863-675-2086. Drug Free Hendry CountyJoin the Drug Free Hendry County Coalition and Hendry County Tobacco-Free Partnership for a meet and greet today, Thursday, September 19, 4:30-6 p.m. at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church. Topics: program accomplishments, goals, summary of activities of the year, introduction of program staff and board members. Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. For information please call 674-4041 Bianca Ross at x143 or V alarie James x128.MCA events for SeptemberSeptember 19 will be the regular monthly meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. MCA meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month. September 28, Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner will begin at 6-9 p.m. Jam Sessions are the second and fourth Saturday of the month. Everyone is welcome to come and play. All events are open to the public and held at the Muse Community Center Bldg. on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy. 720). Refreshments will be served. For information call 863-674-0467. W idows to meetThe Widows Suspport Group will meet today at Sal Cal Pizza September 19 at 11:30 a.m. All widows welcome.Fundraiser for Greer familyThe Greer family is a local Hendry County family with both father and son battling health issues. A committee of Hendry County employees is selling raf e tickets for a Heritage Arms 22 pistol 22 mag combo with w alnut grips and a 6,5” barrel. It includes a holster and trigger lock plus 22 ammo. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for ve tickets. Stop by LaBelle Ranch Supply to look at the pistol. The last day tickets will be sold is September 21 by 11:30 a.m. The lucky ticket will be drawn at noon.Interested in geneology?Are you one of the millions interested in your family tree? Do you think about it and don’t know where to start? GFWC LaBelle Community Woman’s Club is offering a genealogy lecture series starting September 17 at 6:308 p.m. The lectures with handouts will be conducted by Brian Mulcahy, Research Librarian. The lectures are limited to the rst 25 with a ten dollar donation. For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Tina Noel 863-673-1144 or tinasews@gmail.com.Bingo is back!Bingo started September 13 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven at 7 p.m.. Early bird 6:45. Time to get in the swing again!DAV ea marketCome out every Saturday to the Disabled American Veterans ea market, off Martin Luther King Blvd. Lots of deals lots of items lots of fun! Call 239-728-5332 for more information.Small Business Development Center here to helpSBDC is available for one-on-one consulting to help with your small business needs. Whether you are a start-up, growing, or need to make some changes the SBDC will help you nd direction. Call Janice at 239-860-8592 for a LaBelle or Clewiston appointment.Garden Club to meetThe LaBelle Garden Club will meet Monday Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Dallas Townsend Center. The guest speaker will be Gene McAvoy, Director/Regional Vegetable Specialist IV from the University of Florida Hendry County Extension. He will present plans for the new greenhouse. He will also answer any questions anyone has concerning just about any plant or agricultural topic there is. Bring a friend. Refreshments served. Bring a treat if you want to share something special. Bring any spare plants you might want to exchange or give away. Also bring fresh garden produce. If you have something to share Great! If not come anyway, you can still have plants and produce from the sharing table. For more information call Dave at (836)342-8233 or Nikki at (239)564-2005.Glades Woman's Club eventOn October 5, The Glades County Woman’s Club will host a Breast Cancer Awareness High Heel-A-Thon and a club fundraiser open to the public. The park will be lled with food and arts and crafts, with fun for all! Besides the high heel “march”, enjoy contests with prizes for all ages. Some of the other contests are a $1.99 Beauty Contest (our woman ess beauty pageant), a Pink “Awareness” Pumpkin decorating contest and a special “Bra Dazzling” contest in honor of Breast Cancer Survivors. Fifty percent of all pro ts will go to The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation for Advocacy, Education, Research in our area and the other 50 percent to the Glades County Woman’s Club for scholarships and community events. Contact Kimberly L. Clement at 863-228-0907.Property Appraiser staffThe Hendry County Property Appraiser’s eld staff will canvass the area of LaBelle over the next several months for the ve year review process to verify that all information regarding your property is as accurate as possible, and to assist in creating a fair and equitable tax roll. They will be driving county vehicles, have Property Appraiser shirts and I.D. badges. No interior inspections are required, so it is not necessary for you to be home for them to do their inspections. Any questions or concerns, please contact their of ce at 863-675-5270.Gulf Coast Writers to meetAward winning author Richard Georgian will take you on a journey leading to he eventual publication of your work, answering the questions: “Where does the road start? Ho w do you get to your destination? What preparations do you need to make?” Mr. Georgian is a graduate of the University of Maryland, University College, with a Bachelor of Science degree (Cum Laude) in industrial education. He graduated from the U.S. Navy’s instructor course, designed curriculum and taught courses for six years. The meeting will be Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m.-noon at th Zion Lutheran church, 7401 Winkler Road, Fort Myers. Gul f Coast Writers Association: www.gulfwriters. org APPLIANCES & REPAIRS CAR RENTAL CARPET CLEANING CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Deep Clean, Sanitize, Deodorize PRESSURE WASHING AVAILABLE! HANDY MAN • Locally owned/operated 863-675-7297 to schedule CHIROPRACTIC PARRISH FAMILY CHIROPRACTICDr. Joshua Parrish, DC Dr. Selena Parrish, DC Phone: (863) 675-0421 Fax (863) 324-8149 SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONAmerican Legion Post 130Fish Fry First Friday of the month from 5pm-7pm $7.00 BAR BINGO Every Tuesday (Members & Guests Only)699 W. SR 80 LaBelle, FL (863) 675-8300 ROOFING Metal Roofs Re-Roofs Roof Repairs Seamless Gutters Soffit & Fascia Free Estimates Lic# CCC037019 981 Cowboy Circle Office (863)675-7045 Fax (863)612-1158 Lic#CCC1325950 Of“ce: (863) 675-7045 1050 Commerce Dr. Suite B. Fax (863) 612-1158 TREE SERVICE HUNTERS HUNTERST TREE REES SER ER VICE VICE LABELLE AREA BUSINESS & SERVICEDIRECTORY 19 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Community Briefs

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FIND YOUR NEW HOME HERE RECIPE OF THE WEEK! Call a local leader in real estate sales to ensure your home sells quickly at a favorable price! PICTURE IT SOLD! www.labelleriverside.com Riverside Real Estate45 South Riverview Street €LaBelle, FL 33935863-675-2718SE HABLA ESPAOL € Marilyn Sears … Lic. Real Estate Broker CHECK THIS WEEKS FEATURED LISTINGS.... € CALOOSA HARBOR S/D! 3BR/2 1/2BA Home w/wrap around porch, .83 acre lot and beautiful oaks! $222,000 € 3BR/2BA HOME, large family room, fenced back yard and within walking distance shopping and parks. $89,900 € FORT DENAUD ROAD... 2BR/2BA home w/den or of“ ce, spacious family room and open ” oor plan. $137,500 From Southern Heritage Real EstateKENTUCKY DERBY PIE INGREDIENTS € cup butter, melted € 1 cup sugar € 1 cup light corn syrup € 2 Tablespoons bourbon € 3 eggs € cup semisweet chocolate morsels € 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts € 1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell € Whipped cream DIRECTIONS € Preheat over to 350 € Combine butter, sugar and corn syrup € Add bourbon and eggs and mix well € Fold in nuts and chocolate € Pour into pie shell € Bake for 40 to 45 minutes € Served warm with whipped cream. 863-675-4500or visit our website at www.soland.com 863-675-4500or visit our website at www.soland.com180 N. Bridge St.  LaBelle, FL 33935Donna Kane Licensed Real Estate Broker Associates: Trisha Arnold, Tony Barnes, Emily A. Bates, Cindi Beer, Gregory Bone, Lisa Cleghorn, Beverly Curtis, Sherri Denning, David Pinard, Kevin Nelson, Wayne Simmons, Denise Walker and Nikki Yeager. RENTAL: 3BR/2BA home on a creek in riverfront neighborhood. $1,200/moTHIS TWO STORY 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOME features real hardwood ” ooring, 2 upstairs balconys/decks, in home of“ ce/ den, and entrances on both the “ rst and second ” oors. The downstairs features a single car garage, laundry room, bathroom, spiral staircase leading upstairs and a screened porch. There is also a huge 30 x 60 3 car detached garage, with electric, water, cement ” ooring, and a of“ ce. $164,300 HOMES € Immaculate 4/3.5 home with 2,932+/sq. ft. of living area. Hardwood ” oors, “ replace, enormous kitchen and so much more. Sits on 87.47 acres. $399,000 € Immaculate! 3/2 CBS home on .52+/acre outside of LaBelle. Tile, granite countertops, spacious living areas. $211,000. € 4/3 CBS home on 13.21+/acres in Lakeport. Features 2,923+/sq. ft. living area, living room, family room and much much more. $181,300. € Get away from all the noise! Well maintained 3/2 manufactured home on 5+/acres in Ft. Denaud. Call today $149,900 € Rare “ nd! 3/2 CBS in city of Clewiston. Located near schools and shopping. $132,000 € 3/2 home located in city limits of LaBelle. Fenced backyard, pool, and 1.342+/sq. ft. of living area. $110,000 € Corporate owned. 3/2 pool home in Clewiston. Oversized lot, enclosed garage, 1,900+/sq. ft. of living area $99,900. € Plenty of room in thi s4/2 home in Amberwood Estates in Lehigh Acres. Split ” oor plan, two car garage, screened porch. $89,900 € Immaculate! Move in read 3/3 home in Port LaBelle. 2,172 sq. ft of living space of living area, has family, formal and dining room $87,000 € 4/3 pool home on .55+/acre in the heart of Clewiston. Features 2,400+/sq. ft. of living area, attached carport, indoor brick BBQ grill. $79,900 € 3/1 stilt home on 1+/acre in quiet community of Muse. A little TLC and elbow grease can trun this little home into you getaway home. $75,000 € 3/2 on .42+/acre and Zoned for Business $32,200 SOLD SOLD UNDER CONTRACT Please visit our website at www.newhorizons-re.com 580 S. MAIN ST. € LABELLE € 863-675-1973 Greg Miners Lic R.E. Broker; Associates Delia Miners, Gladys Dieguez, Neal Livingston, Tim Gonazlez & Hugo VargasSe Habla Espanol UNDER CONTRACT MANUFACTURED HOMES $49,000 Very nice 3/2 mobile with attached carport and screened lanai. Sits on two lots $69,900 3/2 in Moore Haven Yacht Club 1200 Sq Ft. $75,000 Canal front 3/2 home. Upgrades and a spacious kitchen. In 55+ community. $185,000 Home features two large masters and a spacious kitchen. While oaks cover the 15.6+/acres. HOMES $54,900 3/2 family home on nice lot. Galvalum roof and new carpet. $57,900 Completely remodeled 3BR/2BA home. New cabinets, paint and ” ooring. Access to community pool and rec center. $63,000 Adorable furnished unit in the Villas @ Port LaBelle. $95,000 Custom built home, nicely kept. Located in area with beautiful oaks. EXECUTIVE HOMES $287,500 Historical home built in the 1920s in the heart of LaBelle on 1 ac. 6BR/2BA $399,000 Beautiful Riverbend Estates home with long range riverviews. Very unique layout. Club amenities. Boat dock included. $425,000 Beautiful 5BR/3BA custom built home in Oak Haven Estates. Over 3,000 sq ft on 2 acres. Call for an appointment. $425,000 Beautiful two story custom home, completely remodeled and updated. Private location, minutes from town. $725,000 Riverfront pool home on 6.5 acres. Loads of features inside and out, including 2 docks plus boat basin. Upgraded appliances and much more. SOLD SOLD WWW.BELLEREALTY.COM CHECK OUT ALL OUR LISTINGS ONLINE Belle Realty Co. 863-675-7522 www.BelleRealty.comTerri Banky Lic. Real Estate Broker Associates: Shary Weckwerth, Sandra Alexander and Lisa AndrewsSOLD 20 Caloosa Belle September 19, 2013 Hendry County, FL – Hendry County Superintendent Paul Puletti w as presented a certi cate of completion for the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) Florida Superintendent Special Certi cation Program. This special certi cation program is implemented in accordance with Section 1001.47(4), Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rule 6A-1.551, FAC. The certi cate was presented to Superintendent Puletti by FADSS President Dan Boyd, FADSS Chief Executive Of cer Bill Montford and Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart on Friday, September 13, 2013 at the FADSS fall conference. The Special Certi cation Program is an extensive training program designed speci cally for Florida Superintendents that includes training in School Law, School Finance, Collective Bargaining, the Superintendent’s Leadership Role in Improving Student Achievement and Core Concepts of Leadership. In addition, the superintendent is required to satisfactorily complete the Florida Superintendents Examination to demonstrate a rm understanding of the information and knowledge presented through the training course. “Superintendent Puletti should be commended for his efforts to expand and build upon the skills and knowledge necessary to lead the school system in today’s challenging and complex society,” states Montford. “Hendry County School District is fortunate to have a leader like Superintendent Puletti who is committed to public education and to the continuous growth and enhancement of their own leadership skills in order to better serve their school system,” adds Montford. Superintendent Paul Puletti receives statewide certi cation Submitted photoThe certi cate was presented to Superintendent Puletti by FADSS President Dan Boyd, FADSS Chief Executive Of cer Bill Montford and Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart.