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by Melissa BeltzClewiston News The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) adopted a tentative budget and millage rate at their last regular meeting held Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Clewistons City Hall. The public hearing opened at 5:30 p.m. and commissioners voted rst to adopt a tentative millage rate for scal year 2015. The countys nance department suggested several options for commissioners to choose from, which included increasing the millage rate by 1.1 mills, increasing the millage rate by 1.05 mills, increasing the millage rate by .77 mills or increasing the millage by .91 mills. In the latter two instances, it would be necessary to take $500,000 and $250,000 out of the disaster relief fund, respectively, in order to balance the budget. The nance department cited increase d costs, such as insurance, retirement, inmat e medical and Medicaid, as some of the rea sons why it was necessary to increase re curring revenues, such as the millage rate in scal year 2015. The nance departmen t stated it was necessary to increase recurrin g revenues to meet the need of recurring ex penses to balance the budget. Commissioner Darrell Harris spoke rst Tentative millage increased to 8.4909 mills Thursday, September 18, 2014 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 91 No. 38 EZ Randy Hamilton Chip Dorn 863-675-1866 1EZDRIVE.COM Guaranteed C redit Approval Get a Fresh Start $14,250 $49/week** Cash down payment determined by Lender, down payment and payment may vary. See Dealer for details. $65/week* Only 29k Miles* Submitted photo/ Jerri Lynn MerrittThe next chapterFor 23-years James D. Sloan served the residents of Hendry County as County Judge. Now he has taken the next step, being invested as a 20th Circuit Court Judge on Friday, September 12. The ceremony took place at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church with fellow Circuit Court Judges, many of his colleagues throughout the years, family and friends in attendance along with the Clewiston High School color guard. The Honorable Jay B. Rosman gave opening remarks and The Honorable Christine Greider was guest speaker. Judge Sloan received word on July 1 that he was being appointed to the 20th Circuit by Gov. Rick Scott. At that time Judge Sloan said he felt he could bring stability to Circuit Court proceedings in Hendry County, adding, I come prepared. I read the case. I know why were there. It can streamline the process. His appointment runs till 2016 when he will have to be elected to the of ce. Circuit Judges must be reaf rmed every six years. The 20th Circuit includes Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Above: The Honorable James D. Sloan is sworn in by his Judicial Assistant Tilena Gutshall as his wife Kathy, center, looks on. FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 12, 2014) Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendr y Counties needs volunteers to work on Saturday, September 27, to assist with the rst house raising of the 2014-2015 scal year. No construction experience is required. Scheduled work includes lifting and raising walls, hammering nails, and for those 18 and older, using power tools. By law, volunteers must be 16 years of age or older to volunteer on the worksite. Habitat provides tools and required safety gear, and has construction supervisors on each build site. Work will begin at 8 am and continue until 2:30 pm. To volunteer, call Paula at (239) 652-1684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. About Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendr y Counties is one of the largest Habitat afliates in the country, and has helped more than 1,300 families in Lee and Hendry counties become homeowners. Habitat homes are built through the use of volunteer labor and donations of money and materials. The Volunteer to help raise Habitat house Do you want to participate in the free 20 hour training available to volunteers in our community who would like to learn how to respond to emergencies in your neighborhood, workplace, or community? Nancy Tanner Training and Exercise Coordinator with Hendry County Emergency Management will be teaching the 20 hour Basic CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training. The from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday October. 6, 8, 13 and 15 at the Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 310 Campbell Street, LaBelle. Participants will need to bring their lunch. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as re safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace followHelp your community in emergencies See CERT Page 2See HOUSE Page 2See MILLAGE Page 2
2 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 COUNTY PROGRESS HAPPENS FROM EXPERIENCED LEADERSDARRELL Putting People First is My Priority!VOTE FOR ELECT ARRISHFOR HENDRY COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2 For more information or concerns, call863-673-5475 or 863-675-2565Paid Political Advertisement. Paid for and approved by Darrell Harris, Republican, for Hendry County Commissioner, District 2. Quit smoking. For good. For free. Join the FREE Smoking Cessation course offered by the Lehigh Regional Medical Center cardiopulmonary department. The FREE 6-week sessions: Offer tools to quit, including FREE nicotine patches, gum and lozenges, provided by Everglades AHEC. Provide relapse prevention and support.For information, call Maxine Barrett at 239-303-0495, or call 877-819-2357 and visit eAHECtobacco.com. 1500 Lee Blvd. LehighRegional.com RABIES $10 PARVO $12 Half Price Boarding FOR CASH ONLY!Partners 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! ing an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. To register before October 5 contact Nancy Tanner at the Hendry County Emergency Management 863-674-5400 or call Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church 863-675-0656. Enrollment is limited to 20 participants. CERT Refresher ClassThe rst CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Refresher Class will be held this Friday, September 19th from 5:30 7:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church located at 301 Campbell Street, LaBelle. Please share this information about this free class with everyone you know who has completed the Basic 24 hour CERT Training and would like to participate in the CERT Refresher Course. Almost 400 participants have completed this program. For more information, contact Nancy Tanner at the Hendry County Emergency Management 863-674-5400. homes are then sold to low-income families w ith an interest-free mortgage and monthly payments set at 30% or less of the homeowner's income, making homeownership an affordable reality. Habitat homeowners must qualify nancially for the program; save $1,700 toward their closing costs; attend classes focusing on successful homeownership, budgeting and home maintenance; and complete 300 hours of "sweat equity" by volunteering at Habitat. It also supports Habitat for Humanity International by tithing a portion of its proceeds, allocated to Habitat's global fund, disaster recovery in Haiti and initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean. For more information call (239) 652-0434 or visit www.habitat4humanity. org. CERTContinued From Page 1 HouseContinued From Page 1 saying he would not vote on raising the millage rate more than .5 mills higher than last scal year's 7.7209 millage rate. Being less than the options given, if Commissioner Harris' suggestion were adopted, the county would need to take an additional $479,000 from the disaster relief fund -or nd a way to reduce budgets -on top of the $500,000 that would need to be taken out at the lowest option of .77 mills. Commissioner Don Davis spoke out against Commissioner Harris' suggestion, calling the BOCC "broken" and worrying that if disaster struck, the county would not have enough money to deal with it properly. "If we do what Darrell [Commissioner Harris] wants to do, we're going to do the same thing next year. ... We can't keep taking money out of reserves," began Commissioner Davis. "Let's run this county like a business. In a couple of years, we can lower the millage down for people. I think we ought to keep the mills at 1.1. Any business person or sensible person would say the same thing." If the county raised the millage rate by 1.1 mills, which was re ected in the TRIM notice, the county would have enough money to give the Sheriff's Of ce $110,000, the Clerk's Of ce $13,500 and $4,000 for the Supervisor of Elections over and above the cost-of-living adjustments, retirement and insurance increases. Commissioner Davis made a motion to adopt a tentative millage of 1.1 mills higher than the previous scal year's 7.7209 millage rate, but the motion died for lack of a second. Commissioner Janet Taylor then made a motion to adopt a tentative millage rate of .77 mills higher than last scal year's rate. Commissioner Michael Swindle seconded the motion, but before commissioners voted, County Clerk Barbara Butler interjected. "When you start taking all this money out of the disaster relief fund, you're really going to have to watch your grants and your matching funds, because that's our cash carry for the grants and the matching. So we're not going to have money for some of these grants you want because we won't have the matching funds. DOT stuff that we're going to have to fund ahead of time -we're not going to have the money," said Butler. Taking $500,000 out of the disaster relief fund would decrease the fund to roughly $4.505 million. Commissioner Taylor was also opposed to adding wording to her motion that would force the county to pay back the money taken from the fund, because she couldn't "see how we could pay it back." Despite these warnings, commissioners voted 3-2 to set the tentative millage rate at 8.4909 mills -.77 mills higher than last scal year's rate -and voted to take $500,000 out of the disaster relief fund to help balance the budget. Commissioners Davis and Harris both voted against the motion, Commissioner Davis having wanted a 1.1 mill increase and Harris having wanted a .5 mill increase. During the public hearing, commissioners also approved the tentative budget for scal year 2015, totaling roughly $70.74 million. The nal budget hearing is scheduled for Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the LaBelle City Hall. As part of the public hearing, commissioners approved several MSBUs that affect certain areas of the county. MillageContinued From Page 1 The Caloosa Humane Society invites you to support the 5th annual Peace Love & Paws Gala to be held Saturday, October 11, at 5 p.m. at RiverBend Motorcoach Resort. The gala is a beautiful evening reception featuring delectable dining by Cracker Cookin & Caterin, a splendid display of silent auction items, a live auction, and other wonderful ways to support our community animals at the shelter. The Gala allows us to celebrate our mission and recognize those that make a difference in the lives of homeless pets. Sponsorships are still available and you can contact Tricia Boone at 239.872.6050 for additional information. Tickets are $50.00 per person and can be purchased on our website at http://www. caloosahumanesociety.com/, at the shelter (1200 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle), CHS Veterinary Clinic, and the Chamber of Commerce. Peace Love and Paws coming up
HENDRY COUNTY SR 80 from SR 29 to Captain Hendry Drive: Maintenance permit project: Crews are replacing light poles from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drivers should use caution as crews w ork near the roadway. SR 80 from east of LaBelle to US 27: Maintenance project: Crews will be trimming weeds behind guardrail and around bridges during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday. Drivers should use caution as crews work near the roadway. SR 80 from Birchwood Parkway to Dalton Lane: Construction project: Crews expand ve miles of existing roadway from two lanes to four lanes. Two westbound lanes are open to traf c. One eastbound lane is open to traf c while crews pave the other lane. Motorists should use caution and watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway throughout the project. Expected completion is fall 2014. The contractor is C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. SR 29 from Cowboy Way to G Road: Maintenance permit project: Crews are replacing light poles from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drivers should use caution as crews work near the roadway. SR 29 from F Road to Helms Road: Maintenance project: Workers are cleaning the ditch along the west side of the roadway, Monday through Thursday. No lane closures expected. Drivers should use caution as crews work near the roadway. Road Watch 239-791-7611License #CAC1816936 Your LINK to total comfort! *See your independent Trane Dealer for complete program eligibility, dates, details and restrictions. Special nancing offers AND trade-in allowances from $100 up to $1000 valid on qualifying systems only. All sales must be to homeowners in the United States. Void where prohibited. **Subject to credit approval. See dealer for details. Offer expires 11/15/2014. BETTER B B B B E E E E T T T T T T T T E E E E R R R R B B B B E E E E T T T T T T T T E E E R R R R B B E E T T T T E E R R B B E E T T T T E E R R TOGETHERBUNDLESCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY! BUNDLE UP WITH TRANE AND END THE HOME TEMPERATURE BATTLES! PLUS ASK ABOUT SPECIAL FINANCING OFFERS AVAILABLE** PLUS $1,000 BUY A COMPLETE SYSTEM AND SAVE UP TO *Tired of ghting hot vs. cold temperature battles in your home? Trane invites you to solve this problem with a great deal on a bundled heating and air conditioning system purchase. Take control of your comfort and budget today and make your home a more comfortable place to live for many years to come. HERES MY CARD Keep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping needs. 1EZDRIVE.COMGuaranteed Credit Approval EZAuto Sales Chip Dorn Randy Hamilton 863-675-1866 Rick PopeBarberSpecializing in: Fades, Fohawks, Flattops, Blowouts, Regular, Styles, Scissor Cuts, Senior Cuts, Kid Cuts & Hot Shaves Please call me at (954) 448-8475 For a Great Haircut Put your card in this space for six weeks for Only $90! Call us at 863-675-2541 or e-mail email@example.com for more info 3 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 LaBelleBrittany Nichole Kinney, 22, was arrested September 8 and charged with grand theft $300-$5,000, fraud swindle obtain property under $20,000, fraud impersonate use/ possess identi cation without consent and fraud cash, deposit items with intent to defraud. C. Bochhofer was arresting of cer. Edward James Villareal, 25, was arrested September 8 and charged with grand theft $300-$5,000, fraud swindle obtain property under $20,000, fraud impersonate use/ possess identi cation without consent and fraud cash, deposit items with intent to defraud. C. Bochhofer was arresting of cer. Marc Christopher Canon, 24, was arrested September 14 and charged with smuggling contraband or controlled substance into a prison. H. Kearns was arresting of cer. Roseanna Nichole Carncross, 31, was arrested September 11 and charged with a moving traf c violation driving with a suspended license third or subsequent and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. N. Kirk was arresting of cer. Thomas Franklin Neely, 39, was arrested September 9 and charged with battery by a person in prison or jail. N. Krause was arresting of cer. Oscar Guzman Jr., 22, was arrested September 9 and charged with battery by a person in prison or jail. N. Krause was arresting of cer. Damian Rivera, 18, was arrested Setember 1 and charged with larceny petit theft rst degree $100-$300 and burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed. D/S Norwood was arresting of cer. A rrests by Pudge LehmanWhen your hands get as old as mine the y don"t work well. Couple that with eyes that will be 80 years old next year and you have a few problems one of which is trying to plug my phone charger into a tiny slot that only can be inserted one way. Hint: plug it in and take nail polish and run it over both the charger and the slot. Now you just match it up. Also I tend to forget which little do-hick y is the charger port...two problems solved. Witchs Brew
4 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014Serving 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 Thursdays publication. 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To treat people with courtesy, respect and compassion. by Pat DobbinsSeptember was Food Safety Education Month. A critical part of healthy eating is keeping foods safe, so this month take the time to brush up on your food safety knowledge & share with loved ones Clean: Wash Hands and Surfaces Often ~ Bacteria can be spread throughout the kitchen and get onto hands, cutting boards, utensils, counter tops, and food. Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after handling food and after using the bathroom or changing diapers. Wash your hands after playing with pets or visiting petting zoos. Wash your cutting boards, dishes, utensils, and counter tops with hot soapy water after preparing each food item and before you go on to the next food. Consider using paper towels to clean up kitchen surfaces. If you use cloth towels wash them often in the hot cycle of your washing machine. Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables under running tap water, including those with skins and rinds that are not eaten. ~ Rub rm-skinned fruits and vegetables under running tap water or scrub with a clean vegetable brush while rinsing with running tap water. Dont put books, backpacks, or shopping bags on the kitchen table or counters where food is prepared or served. Separate: Dont Cross Contaminate ~ Cross-contamination is how bacteria can be spread. When handling raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs, keep these foods and their juices away from ready-to-eat foods. Always start with a clean scene wash hands with warm water and soap. Wash cutting boards, dishes, countertops, and utensils with hot soapy water. Separate raw meat, chicken, turkey, seafood, and eggs from other foods in your grocery shopping cart, grocery bags, and in your refrigerator. Use one cutting board for fresh produce and a separate one for raw meats of any kind. Never place cooked food on a plate that previously held raw meats of any type. Cook: Cook to Proper Temperatures ~ Food is safely cooked when it reaches a high enough internal temperature to kill the harmful bacteria that cause foodborne illness. Use a food thermometer to measure the internal temperature of cooked foods. Use a food thermometer, which measures the internal temperature of cooked meat, poultry, and egg dishes, to make sure that the food is cooked to a safe internal temperature. Cook beef roasts and steaks to a safe minimum internal temperature of 145F. Cook pork to a minimum of 145F. All poultry should reach a safe minimum internal temperature of 165F throughout the bird, as measured with a food thermometer. Cook all ground meat to 160F. Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) links eating undercooked ground beef with a higher risk of illness. Remember, color is not a reliable indicator of doneness. Use a food thermometer to check the internal temperature of your burgers. Cook eggs until the yolk and white are rm, not runny. Dont use recipes in which eggs remain raw or only partially cooked. Casseroles and other dishes containing eggs should be cooked to 160F. Cook sh to 145F or until the esh is opaque and separates easily with a fork. Make sure there are no cold spots in food (where bacteria can survive) when cooking in a microwave oven. For best results, cover food, stir and rotate for even cooking. If there is no turntable, rotate the dish by hand once or twice during cooking. Bring sauces, soups and gravy to a boil when reheating. Heat other leftovers thoroughly to 165F. Use microwave-safe cookware and plastic wrap when cooking foods in a microwave oven. Chill: Refrigerate Promptly! ~ Refrigerate foods quickly because cold temperatures slow the growth of harmful bacteria. Do not over-stuff the refrigerator. Cold air must circulate to help keep food safe. Keeping a constant refrigerator temperature of 40F or below is one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Use an appliance thermometer to be sure the temperature is consistently 40F or below. The freezer temperature should be 0F or below. Refrigerate or freeze meat, poultry, eggs, and other perishables as soon as you get them home from the store. Never let raw meat, poultry, eggs, cooked food, or cut fresh fruits or vegetables sit at room temperature more than two hours before putting them in the refrigerator or freezer (one hour when the temperature is above 90F). Never defrost food at room temperature. Food must be kept at a safe temperature during thawing. There are three safe ways to defrost food: in the refrigerator, in cold water, and in the microwave using the defrost setting. Food thawed in cold water or in the microwave should be cooked immediately. Always marinate food in the refrigerator. Divide large amounts of leftovers into shallow containers for quicker cooling in the refrigerator. Use or discard refrigerated food on a regular basis. Keeping Cold Lunches Cold ~ Prepare cooked food, such as turkey, ham, chicken, and vegetable or pasta salads, ahead of time to allow for thorough chilling in the refrigerator. Divide large amounts of food into shallow containers for fast chilling and easier use. Keep cooked food refrigerated until time to leave home. To keep lunches cold away from home, include a small frozen gel pack or frozen juice box. Of course, if theres a refrigerator available, store perishable items there upon arrival. Insulated, soft-sided lunch boxes or bags are best for keeping food cold, but metal or plastic lunch boxes and paper bags can also be used. If using paper lunch bags, create layers by double bagging to help insulate the food. Keeping Hot Lunches Hot ~ Use an insulated container to keep food like soup, chili, and stew hot. Fill the container with boiling water, let stand for a few minutes, empty, and then put in the piping hot food. Keep the insulated container closed until lunchtime to keep the food hot 140F or above. September is Food Safety Education Month Patricia Dobbins Superintendent Pedro Ramos has announced that Big Cypress National Preserve w ill initiate a wilderness eligibility assessment for all lands in the original Preserve as a part of the backcountry access plan and environmental impact statement (EIS) being prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The Preserve rst initiated public scoping for the backcountry access plan in the fall of 2013. Public comments received during the scoping period recognized a need for the Preserve to identify areas eligible for Wilderness designation as a part of this planning effort to identify off-road vehicle (ORV) secondary trails, non-motorized trails, and a camping management approach within the Preserve. This step is consistent with National Park Service policy and is necessary to ensure a thorough and defensible planning process said Superintendent Ramos. National Park Service lands are considered eligible for wilderness if they are at least 5,000 acres or of suf cient size to make practicable their preservation and use in an unimpaired condition, and if they possess w ilderness characteristics (as identi ed in the Wilderness Act of 1964). The wilderness eligibility assessment process is anticipated to take 4 to 6 months and the nal eligibility determination will be announced through an additional press release and by publication in the Federal Register. A public scoping report summarizing the results of the public scoping period for the backcountry access plan has been posted to the project website at http://parkplanning. nps.gov/bicyscopingreport0814 On October 11, 1974 Congress established Big Cypress as Americas rst National Preserve. The Preserve was created through a grassroots effort by many to ensure that the Big Cypress Swamp would be protected and enjoyed for generations. The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. Experience Your America! A ssessment initiated for Big Cypress National Preserve
Take advantage of our vision sceening and Back-To-School Eyewear Special. Call for Details! Serving the area for over 31 years! Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. 12 p.m. LaBelle Fire Department 290 South Main Street, LaBelle, Fla.Call 239-343-5224 to schedule an appointment. Bilingual tting technicians will be available.Did you know that nearly 73 percent of all car seats are installed incorrectly? More than 1,700 children have been saved since 1996 just because they were riding in a properly tted car seat and in the back seat. A correctly used car seat reduces child fatality risk by 71 percent.Appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 239-343-5224 for more information and to book a time thats convenient for you.Protect Your Precious CargoFree Car Seat FittingJoin Kohls Kids Safety Program and Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida for a free car seat tting.For a schedule of all safety events and activities for children and families, visit our website at www.LeeMemorial.org/prevention/kohls 5 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 The Firehouse Community Theatre is looking for actors/singers and musicians to be a part of the comedy-horror-rock musical, Little Shop of Horrors. Open auditions will be held at the theater this Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Men and women of all different ages are needed for this cast. Please be prepared to sing 16 bars of music at the audition. Director, Moe Doucette, is also in need of a pianist/musical director as well as percussionist, bass player and guitarist. If you are interested in being a part of this very exciting production, please stop by the Firehouse Theatre Saturday morning. Little Shop of Horrors is scheduled to run in January of 2015. For more information, please email director, Maureen Moe Doucette, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the box of ce 863-675-3066. The Firehouse Community Theatre is located at 241 North Bridge Street in historic downtown LaBelle; three blocks north from the intersection of SR80 and SR29 and just 28 minutes from exit 141 on I-75. For more information on the Firehouse Community Theatre, please visit their website: www. rehousecommunitytheatre.com or call the Ticket Hotline at (863) 675-3066. Mailing address: Firehouse Community Theatre, P.O. Box 958, LaBelle, FL 33975. Audition for part in Little Shop of Horrors Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantRemembering a heart for the communityThe LaBelle Kiwanis Club and American Legion have recognized the life of one of their own, Leotus Troutman, who passed away in September of 2009. The Kiwanis Club presented a ag to his widow, Ms. Corrine Troutman, to y in the couple's yard and members of the American Legion Post 130 presented the pole and erected it. Mr. Troutman as a young soldier in 1942. The American ag ying in his honor. FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2014) Hope HealthCare Services, dedicated to comfort and support for individuals and families facing life-limiting illness, offers assistance to y oungsters coping with the loss of a loved one through its upcoming Rainbow Trails Camp program. Scheduled Friday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 19 at Riverside Retreat in LaBelle, the free program, available to all children ages 6-16, provides an understanding of the grief process, skills to cope with grief and loss, and an opportunity to memorialize and say goodbye to loved ones. The campers will be picked up by bus from the HealthPark of ce and transported to the LaBelle camp on Friday, returning Sunday afternoon. Upon arrival, campers are greeted by and introduced to the counselors, who are Hope professionals, school counselors, teachers and volunteers who have completed a special Rainbow Trails education series. The camp itinerary is lled w ith creative, stress-reducing activities including crafts, swimming and singing. For more information about Rainbow Trails Camp or to apply, contact Kay Kelly at 855-454-3104 or visit www.hopehospice. org/rainbowtrailscamp. Application deadline is Friday, Sept. 19. Hope HealthCare Services recipient of the 2012 Business Ethics Award presented by the Uncommon Friends Foundation is a registered d/b/a of Hope Hospice and Community Services, a not-for-pro t, 501(c)(3) status community-based agency, nationally recognized as a leader in providing highquality, innovative care. Hope Hospice, a program of Hope HealthCare Services, is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, the national leader in improving the quality of care in the homecare industry; and is a recipient of the nationally acclaimed Circle of Life Award for excellence and innovation in patient care. For more information, call 855-454-3100 or visit www.HopeHCS.org. Riverside Retreat will host Rainbow Trails
Obituaries should be submitted to t he Caloosa Belle by sending e-mail to o email@example.com. Customers may also r equest photos and links to online guest b ooks. A link to the obituaries is available a t www.newszap.com.Jimmy Reed Campbell, Sr.OKEECHOBEE Jimmy Reed Campbell, Sr. w ent home to be with the Lord on September 3, 2014. He was born Oct. 23, 1934 in Nashville, Tenn., to the late George Waterson and the late Sylvia Mae (Reed) Campbell, Jr. He served his country in the United States Army. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Helen Corbitt Campbell of Okeechobee, Florida; one son, Jimmy Reed Campbell, Jr. and wife Kim of Chelsea, Alabama; and one daughter, Stephanie Kandessi Campbell of Cape Coral, Florida; six grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the home of his brother-in-law, Tom Corbitt. In lieu of owers, please make a donation in his name to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Fort Myers, Florida 33908John Felder CharltonFELDA John Felder Charlton passed away September 4, 2014, at his home in Felda. John w as born in Savannah, Ga. January 20, 1919, and grew up in Ft. Lauderdale. He moved to Felda with his family in 1961. He is survived by his wife, Jewel Dunaway Charlton; son, John D. Charlton; daughters, J ane C. Selman and Christine E. Charlton; and grandchildren, Leif Selman, Kari Thurmond, Beck Selman, Laura Charlton and Joel Charlton. A celebration of Johns life will take place 3 p.m., Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 1679 Perry Rd., Felda, FL 33930. In lieu of owers please send donations to Experimental Aircraft Association, Harrison Ford Education Scholarship Challenge: EAA, PO Box 3086, Oshkosh, WI 54903. Indicate: For John F. Charlton memorial.Paulette Marie Penny Timm, 65LABELLE Paulette Marie Penny Timm w ent home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2014. She was born on October 3, 1948 in Buffalo, N.Y. Daughter of Robert & Louise Rush (Sweeney) Graduated with a Masters Degree from Univ ersity of Central Florida. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Richard F Timm of LaBelle, Fla.; four children, Rebecca (Marc) Uhteg, Amy (Scott) Crosier, Joseph Timm, and Bradley Timm; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Visitation was held on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at A kin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle. Funeral services were held at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church, LaBelle, FL 3p.m. Sunday, September 14th, 2014 with Father Chester Domaszewicz of ciating. Cremation arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home-LaBelle. Thank You I want to thank everyone for their kindness, owers and food during the loss of our loved one, Earnel C. Ford. Thank you, Sheriff Whidden and the EMTs. Earnel is nally jam up and jelly tight. I have an extra big thank you to Pastor L.W. Howard for his kind words. Thank you for the beautiful song. Thank you, Robby Music, for helping with the song. God bless everyone, Wife, Beatrice Ford and family Obituaries 6 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 The Florida Department of Health urges all residents and visitors to take action during National Preparedness Month to make sure their families, homes and businesses are prepared and stay healthy and safe when natural disasters or other emergencies occur. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Months primary goals are education and empowerment for all Americans in preparing for and responding to every type of emergency, including natural and man-made disasters. The 2014 National Preparedness Month theme is Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare, and sponsors weekly spotlights: Week 1 How to Reconnect with Family After a Disaster. Week 2 Know How To Plan for speci c needs before a Disaster. Week 3 How to Build an Emergency Kit. Week 4 & 5 How to Practice for an emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 48 percent of Americans lack emergency supplies in the event of a disaster. The Department reminds Floridians and visitors there are many resources available to aid in building an emergency supply kit and creating a family plan, as well as online and smart phone tools to help stay connected with family, friends and employees. The Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide is available in English, Spanish, Haitian-Creole and Large Print versions on the Florida Department of Healths homepage, www. oridahealth.gov. In addition, the Florida Department of Health offers public service announcements on childrens preparedness, registering for a special needs shelter, tips on including healthy choices in your emergency supply kit, and preparedness for the hearing impaired at https:/ / www.youtube.com/user/ doh. Also, the Florida Division of Emergency Management provides on online tool for building an emergency plan for families and businesses at http:// getaplan.com/. Determine need, register for Special Needs Shelter LaBelle Middle School will be having an evening Parent-Teacher Conference which will also be our Title One parent information night. The conference will be on September 30th from 5:30 until 7 p.m. and will start in the cafeteria for Title One information, then disperse to classrooms. LMS has chosen to do parent teacher conferences after progress reports go home. This gives parents the opportunity to help the teachers and their child(ren) improve grades before report cards. LMS is really counting on parents to play an essential role in the education of the children and NEEDS parent involvement to be successful. The Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the LMS Library Media Center Monday, September 29 Friday, October 3. Hours are daily during school days from 7:05 a.m.-2:30 p.m. each afternoon. Be sure to stop by and visit the Book Fair during the Parent Teacher Conference Title 1 Open House Tuesday, September 30, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Many recently published books and long-time favorite titles will be for sale as well as a variety of posters, pens, pencils, erasers, and bookmarks. All sales bene t the students at LaBelle Middle School. LaBelle Middle School va a tener una noche de Conferencia entre padres y maestros y tambin ser nuestro noche de conferencia de ttulo Uno. La conferencia ser el 30 de Septiembre de 5:30 a 7:00 y comenzar en la cafetera para la informacin el Ttulo Uno, luego se dispersan a las aulas. LMS ha optado por hacer reuniones con los padres y maestros despus de los informes de progreso de notas. Esto le da a los padres la oportunidad de ayudar a los maestros y su hijo (a) a mejorar las cali caciones antes de los reportes de cali caciones. LMS realmente confa en los padres a desempear un papel esencial en la educacin de los nios y la necesidad de la participacin de los padres para tener xito. Feria de Libros de Otoo (Scholastic) se llevar a cabo en la Biblioteca de la escuela LMS el lunes, 29 de Septiembre hasta el viernes, Octubre 3. Estaremos abierto todos los das a partir de las 7:05 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Asegrese de pasar a visitar la Feria del Libro durante la Conferencia de Padres y Maestros Ttulo 1 Casa Abierta el martes, 30 de Septiembre, de 5:30-7:00 p.m. Muchos libros recientemente publicados y ttulos favoritos estarn a la venta, as como una variedad de carteles, plumas, lpices, borradores y marcadores. Todas las ventas son para bene ci de los estudiantes de la escuela intermedia de LaBelle. LMS Parent-Teacher conference, information event Spaghetti at UESThe Rotary Club of LaBelle will be serving Spaghetti dinner Thursday evening, Sept 18, from 5-7 p.m. The school is located just South of Curry Street and to the West of Main Street, on Bronco Court, LaBelle. All you can eat dinners are $5 each with all pro ts contributed to the school for special projects. SWAT wants you!Have you or someone you know been affected by the harmful health risks of Big Tobacco? Do you want to be involved in a united, enthusiastic, and ambitious group? Do you like to have fun while ghting for the health and well-being of yourself and others? And are you a Florida middle or high school student between the ages of 11 and 17? If so, please reach out to your local SWAT school advisor to learn more! LaBelle High School Augusta Ross firstname.lastname@example.org. .us Next meeting: September 18 2:30 pm RM: 0044 Clewiston High School Janet Hamilton hamiltonj@ hendry.k12. .us COES advisors to meetCountry Oaks Elementary School invites you to the School Advisory Counsel (SAC) on September 22 at 5:30 p.m. SAC is comprised of representatives from all stakeholder groups: parents, school leadership and staff and community partners. The counsel provides a platform for discussion and collaboration to ensure the success of all students. Why should you serve on the SAC counsel? By serving you can help make a difference at your school by speaking out for all students and families and have a voice in school-based decision making. If you are interested in becoming a member of the School Advisory Counsel and building a relationship with parents, staff and community partners, please contact COES at 863-674-4140. LMS: Parent involvementLaBelle Middle School supports and acknowleges as truth the Florida Department of Educations recommendations for Parent Involvement. Please read carefully, evaluate your involvement as a parent and if you can improve it, please plan to come to the next PTO meeting on September 22nd in the library at 6 p.m.: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT PARENT INVOLVEMENT Florida Department of Education Students with parents who are involved are more likely to: Earn higher grades and test scores, AND enroll in higher-level programs Be promoted, pass their classes, and earn credits Attend school regularly Have better social skills, show improved behavior, and adapt well to school Graduate and go on to postsecondary education School Briefs
7 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Submitted photo/ Tricia BoonePet of the WeekMeet Miracle! She is a Bloodhound Mix and LOVES to have her belly rubbed! Miracle lived on a farm and gets along wonderful with everything and adores children. She is an older girl, about 6 years and is an absolute joy to spend time with. She enjoys time under the oak trees and dont forget her belly rub. If you or anyone you know is thinking of adding a new family member please keep the homeless pets at CHS in mind. All adoptions include: Spayed, Rabies(4 months), FVRCP vaccine, Heartworm/Feline Leukemia Test/FIV Test, Fecal Test, Deworming, Flea and Tick Prevention, and a Microchip. Anyone interested in our pets can come to Caloosa Humane Society at 1200 Pratt Blvd. and ll out an adoption application or call 863.675.0997. You can also check out our website at www. caloosahumanesociety.org for more information. Submitted photo/ Sylvia GuzmanScott recognizes WGS studentsGovernor Rick Scott sent a letter of recognition to three West Glades School students for making a perfect score on the FCAT 2014. Bethany Banda, third grade, made a perfect score on reading. Joshua Green, (middle) third grade, and Thomas Aispuro, seventh grade, made a perfect score on math. Congratulations!
8 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Submitted photo/ Andy HowardBeding eld in the Florida Clogging Hall of FameSat., Sept. 6, Pat Beding eld was announced as 2014 inductee into the Florida Clogging Hall of Fame by the Florida Clogging Council in Melbourne, Fla. Beding eld was recognized for over 25 years of youth-focused service toward the promotion of clogging. Friends and family waiting in the wings to greet Beding eld who was unaware of the honor awaiting her during the Florida Clogging Convention's closing evening presentation. Beding eld is the director of the Country Rhythm Cloggers in LaBelle. Pictured: Andy Howard and Pat Beding eld. From her Letter of Nomination by Andy Howard: Pat gave me my rst clogging lessons around 1989. She has been a close friend and mentor, and I hope to illuminate why she deserves this award. To fully appreciate Pat's service, you would have to know LaBelle, Florida, or imagine a small rural community that has an overall de cit of opportunities for youth and families, and the existing resources and activities were somewhat limited to church, school and sports until the 1980s. The clogging she has fostered is multifacetedit has touched me on a personal level, and in great appreciation for what it has done for my family, my friends, and my special hometown on the Caloosahatchee River in small, rural Southwest Florida. What is most, it afforded me the opportunity to become close friends with Pata relationship that was nurtured as a youth through her mentorship and example, into my adulthood where I am most proud to call her a tremendous friend. I safely offer that this feeling is shared with my family and many, many friends. Pat has a signi cant, yet understated presence in LaBelle and also in the clogging community at large. Pat is comfortable working Pat identi ed She is a rare individual that has remained focused on youth involvement and opportunity, and insuring clogging is experienced by kids.
9 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Free HIV testing National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day the FL Department of Health in Hendry and in Glades counties will offer free HIV testing Thursday, September 18, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the health department at 1100 Olympia St, Clewiston; 1140 Pratt Blvd, LaBelle; and 1021 Health Park Dr, Moore Hav en. HIV has no age limit! Get tested.Join Boy Scout Troop 514The Boy Scouts want you! Now is the time to join the fun and excitement of Americas foremost outdoor youth program for boy. Sign-up night will be held on September 22nd from 5-6 p.m. at Nisbet Enterprises of ce building located directly behind the LaBelle McDonalds. Boy Scouts is designed for boys ages 11 to 18 years old. Scouting combines outdoor activities, camping, shing, canoeing, mountain biking, academics, and more in a fun and exciting program that helps boys test their limits! For more information, contact Steven Nisbet Jr at 863.885.1537.Child Identi cationThe LaBelle Moose Lodge 2398 and W omen of the Moose Chapter 1999 in conjunction with the Hendry and Lee County Police Departments will sponsor a free Child Identi cation Program on Saturday, September 20, 2014 between the hours of 25 pm. Someone will take your childs photo to add to their Identi cation Card as well as face painting, clowns and a free meal to all children under the age of 12 when accompanied with an adult. The LaBelle Moose Lodge 2398 is located on Jaycee Avenue.Pork steak dinnersHendry County 4-H Horticulture Judging and Meats Judging teams are going to nationals. Support them Friday, Oct. 3, 4-7 p.m. at the Extension of ce, 1085 Pratt Blvd. with a barbecue pork steak dinner, cole slaw, baked beans, roll, iced tea and dessert for just $10 before the LHS football game! Tickets: 4-H of ce or team members.2015 Relay for LifeThe 2015 Relay for Life Event in LaBelle will be held on Saturday, April 11, from 11 a.m.1 p.m. This will be the rst year for a 12hour event all within Saturday. Leading up to the Relay will be many exciting events and fundraisers. You are invited to be involved by being on a team or help in the planning and development of the 2015 Relay. The Team Kick Off Party, will be Monday, October 13, at Barron Park 6 p.m. Planning meeting for the Kick-Off Party on Monday, September 22, at 6 p.m. at the 1st Baptist Church. Everyone is invited. This years Relay coordinators are Anthony Pascher and Ellen Woosley. They were out-standing leaders for the 2014 Relay. Anyone interested, please come to the meeting on Sept. 22 or call Tracy at 863-673-4952.Longhorns plan car washHelp the LaBelle Longhorns Pop Warner teams fundraising car wash Saturday, September 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 175 S. Main Street (across from Hungry Howies). Bring your car, truck, RV, ATV, bicycle, swamp buggy, air boat, boat, trailers or tractors! Any and all vehicles welcome. Lemonade, tea and hot dogs available! Fundraiser for childHis Vision Our Hands and Bull Pit Ministries bene t BBQ Saturday, September 27, at the LaBelle rodeo grounds to help pay medical expenses for Bella Parrish who is going to Boston Childrens Hospital. Tickets can be purchased before or that day at the BBQ. Bull Pit Ministries rodeo buck out follows the BBQ. Menu: Pulled Pork dinner with baked beans, cole slaw, bread and tea. Price: $8. A Cake and Pie Raf e.Tobacco free partnershipTobacco-Free Partnership September 18, at 4 p.m., Carlson United Methodist Church. Drug-Free Hendry County Coalition September 18, at 4:30 p.m., Carlson United Methodist Church. All are welcome! Take Smart Driver CourseLearn defensive driving techniques; proven safety strategies; new traf c laws and rules of the road. Saturday, September 20, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Arrival time 8:45 a.m. Bring your lunch. Come to Hope Connection, 475 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, To register call Kathy at 675-1576. Checks accepted, payable to: AARP. I f youre a member, bring your AARP ID Number and driver license. Classroom course: $15 for AARP member; $20 non-members. For more information visit www.aarp.org / drive. Stress managementStress Management Plain and Simple with Jackie Ferguson free wellness seminar Friday, September 19, at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Healthier Hendry Glades Task Force is a partnership of over 30 agencies. RSVP or for information call Mary Ruth Prouty at 674-4041 ext. 135 or email Mary. Prouty@ health.gov. Fifty seats available. Lunch provided by Cracker Cooking and Catering.LaBelle Garden Club to meetThe LaBelle Garden Club will meet Monday, September 22, at 7 p.m. at the Dallas Townsend Center at 1085 Pratt Blvd. The speaker will be Dr. Mongi Zekri, Multi-County Citrus Agent IV, University o f Florida, IFAS, Hendry County Extension Ofce. There is a wealth of useful local garden data available on these websites: labellegardenclub.org and http://citrusagents.ifas.u edu/agents/zekri/index.htm Community Briefs
Bingo is back!Bingo has returned to Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Early Bird 6:45 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. Remember prizes for the 15 regular games increase when at least more than 40 are in the hall by 7 p.m. and prizes for the eight specials increase when more than 55 are in the hall by 7 p.m. So bring a friend, come early and enjoy the goodies at the snack bar before Bingo starts. A merican Legion AuxiliaryCome join us, Thursday, September 18, at 7 p.m. at The American Legion Post 130 on Hwy 80 West in LaBelle. Three new members will be installed and the LaBelle High School young ladies who attended Girls State in Tallahassee this summer will be speakers and guests of honor. 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.The American Legion POW/ MIA Spaghetti DinnerFriday, September 19, The American Legion Post 130 is hosting a spaghetti dinner in honor and memory of POW/MIA veterans. Dinner will also include salad, garlic bread and tea and/or coffee for $7.00. Bar beverages are available to members. The American Legion Post 130 is located on Hwy 80 West in LaBelle, across from the Shell Station. ~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED, bring your friends and neighbors. Take-outs are available. 5-7 p.m. Call the Legion at 863-675-8300 for more information.LaBelle Garden Club The LaBelle Garden Club will meet Monday, September 22, at 7 p.m. at the Dallas Townsend Center at 1085 Pratt Blvd. in LaBelle. The speaker will be Dr. Mongi Zekri, Multi-County Citrus Agent IV, University of Florida, IFAS, Hendry County Extension Ofce, LaBelle. There is a wealth of useful local garden data available on these websites: labellegardenclub.org and http://citrusagents. ifas.u .edu/agents/zekri/index.htm Bring a friend. Refreshments served, (Bring a treat if youd like to share something). If you have a plant to exchange or produce from your garden Great if not come anyway, youll come away with one or more plants and have a fun lled evening with so much to learn! For more information, call President Dave at 863-342-8233 or Nikki at 239-564-2005Wanted: 1970s LHS Alums Join your classmates and friends from the classes of 1970 to 1979 for an informal get-together in September. Spend a few hours catching up on the last thirty or forty years. Bring yearbooks and photos to share, along with your memories of the life, love and laughter of LaBelle High School. Help us get the word out! Saturday, September 20, 3-6:30 p.m. at Pancho & Corleone Restaurant, Hwy 80 West (next to American Legion), LaBelle. REGISTER ONLINE: http:// classreport.org/usa/fl/LaBelle/lhs/1975/; CONTACT: Judi Kennington-Korf 239-5607285 email@example.com or Cindy Miller 863-673-3855 cinmn75-pianogirl@yahoo. com for additional details.MCA events for AugustThere will be no Regular MCA meeting until the third Thurs. in September. Spaghetti at the LegionAmerican Legion Post 130 is serving a Spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Sep 20, from 5-7 p,m. celebrating MIA/POW Day. $7 for spaghetti and salad. VFW news Charcoal Broiled Burgers every Saturday 11:00-1:30 Charcoal Broiled Burgers every Saturday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and Bingo every Sunday at 2:00. Bingo every Sunday 2:00 VFW Post 10100 will pay the initial membership fee for Armed Forces personnel serving in harms way or recently discharged. Post 10100 is also the home post of AMVETS Post 2012. All honorably discharged veterans are eligible for AMVETS membership.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. NOTICE OF MEETING 2014 HENDRY COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARDPLEASE BE ADVISED that pursuant to Chapter 194, Florida Statutes, the HENDRY COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD (VAB) will convene its Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of considering matters pursuant to the requirements of Florida Statutes, Chapter 194 and other items as may be appropriate or timely. Petitions, complaints and appeals led with the VAB will be referred to hearings conducted by Special Magistrates at the Hendry County Courthouse; or at other designated locations as needed. This meeting is open to the public, and interested citizens are invited to attend. No decisions concerning Special Magistrate recommendations will be made by the Board at the meeting. Anyone who appeals a decision made by the VAB will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. The VAB may discuss other related issues in addition to the above matters at the suggestion or request of the Chairman or members prior to or during the meeting. Barbara S. Butler, Clerk, Hendry County Value Adjustment Board 10 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Community Briefs
e Largest Government Surplus Equipment Auction on the SW Coast of FloridaLive & Online Bidding for Farm, Ranch, Construction Equip., Misc tools. Sat. Oct. 4th at 9AMNow Accepting Consignments Go to online bidding at LandAuctionService.com Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd. N. Ft Myers, FL 33917 Frank E. Land, Auctioneer (239) 936-4121AB2084/AU2814 HUGE AUCTION SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH 12:00 NOON 25355 S. TAMIAMI TRL, BONITA SPRINGS, FL 34134 BID ONLINE OR IN PERSON Art, Antiques, Guns, Gold & Silver Jewlery, Gold & Silver Coins, & Much more. www.gulfcoastcoin.com 800-465-3909 ab1389/au415 Estate Sale Moving everything must go Sat, Sept 20th 8am to 4pm 1459 Riverbend Dr Learn French from a native speaker! Small group classes. Wednesdays 9-10am $60 per month. Private tutoring also available. Call Stephanie Conner 517-0542 DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Full time Certi ed Surgical Tech CST certi cation preferred. BLS required. Must have the ability to lift/push/pull moderate weight with assistance. 0700 to 1500 shift hours plus on-call surgical rotation.Full Time Network & Systems Support Analyst II Bachelors degree preferred, or certi cations and 3+ years equivalent experience including Network Administration tasks, End User Support, and HelpDesk Administration. Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus. Apply Online: www.hrmc.us Drug Free Workplace. EOE **HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS**Join a team that supports you professionally and personally Correctional Healthcare Companies is currently seeking top-notch Mental Health professionals to join our team in Moore Haven & South Bay Florida. Mental Health Opportunities Include: PRN (as needed) Mental Health Professional We invite you to take a look at our career opportunities. Please apply online at www.correctioncare.com/careers CHC is an EEO Employer F/T or P/T DRIVER(S) needed for septic company Must have CDL class B license Apply at 417 N. Industrial Loop Road, Labelle PLEASE....No Phone Calls Seminole Tribe of Florida Brighton ReservationDental Assistant Must have Pediatric experience. Must be able to travel to all STOF Reservations. 2-3 yrs. exp. required. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Ortona Sand MinePositions Needed Plant operator/Maintenance, Loader operator/Maintenance, Dredge operator/Maintenance. Pick up an application at 8561 West State Road 78, Moore Haven, FL Phone 863-675-3942. Experience required. SEARS LaBelle Now Hiring Send resumes to:SearsofLaBelle@gmail.com Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. 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Auctions Auctions Garage/ Yard Sales School/ Instruction Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. 11 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Place Your Ad Online, From the Comfort of Your HomeWHEN Y OU W ANT TO www.newszap.com& click on classifieds 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. Business Opportunities EMERGENCY DENTIST 24/7 Urgent Dental Care 7 days a week. Accepting most PPO & Private Insurance. We offer care credit & accept all major credit cards. Call 1-855-683-0990 or 561-683-0990 FREEZER Crosley Upright 15.2 cubic feet manual defrost $150.00/or best offer. (863)675-3847 DISCOUNT BEDS, All sizes. Box & Mattresses, Top Quality Name Brand. Beds, best prices around. Whites Furniture & Appliances 863-675-0717 Sun Coast 4 Stacking Chairs, 2 Lounge Chairs, 1 42 in. 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TECHNOLOGY POSITIONS PROGRAMMER-ERP SYSTEMS Work on an ERP team to understand business processes and technical requirements. Candidate will de ne, develop and implement solutions through writing application code [testing, debugging, and documentation]. Through hands-on training, acquire SAP ABAP programming skills. Attributes Familiarity with Systems Development Lifecycle of applications in an ERP system landscape. Experience with relational databases and SQL programming, Visual Studio is a plus. Network Administrator Requirements: Experience in all areas of local and wide area network management and administration including system con guration, setup, troubleshooting, and end user support; experience supporting telecommunications equipment is preferred. Candidate should possess a functional understanding of virtual LANs and dynamic trunking protocols. Candidate should possess solid understanding of the following aspects of networking and the support of IP networks to include: OSI model, STP, and 802.11 a, b, g, n protocols. Candidate should possess a functional understanding of routing protocols to include: OSPF and EIGRP Candidate should possess a functional understanding of additional protocols and services to include. 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Call Chris 863-234-1276 to inquireLABELLE RENT-A-SPACE Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd. Monthly includes tax: 5x10 $42.80; 8x10 $53.50;10x10 $58.85; 8x25 $96.30; 24 hr access $25 returnable key deposit. 863-675-2392 A home for you and your horse, for details go to http://www.4ac reranchhome4stallbarni ncome.com $700 STEAL!!! 3 BR, 2 BA, Built in 2003 1/2 Acre Lot. Shows like new! Great neighborhood. Call Steve 863-801-1739 FELDA 2 BR/2 BA off CR 830. Good cond. $550/month. Call 239-565-5033 or 239-369-9567 LABELLE 2BR & 3BR mobile home. AC. $300 deposit. $140 weekly. Call 863-673-3658. Mobile home for sale 3br 2ba on lrg lot, new carpet & wood rs, near schools, private nancing w/ 20% dwn. 863-675-8010 & 863-673-0430 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a meeting on Thursday, September 25, 2014, at 4:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Administration Complex, Conference Room 1, 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. If a quorum is not present to conduct business, the alternative date is Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at the same location. The meeting is open to the public. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Please note that matters may be discussed at the meeting which are not on the prepared agenda for the meeting. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson (863)675-5240. Hendry County Tourist Development Council Darrell R. Harris, Chairman 467251 CN/CB 9/18/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Richard 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 3476 2007 4104329-090230500400 Tiffany Raquel Hosterman Lot 4, Block 2305, Port La Belle Unit #9, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pge 144, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467128 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Land Bank International, Inc., 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 5312 2010 4104329-13025340090 First American Bank c/o Special Assets Lot 9, Block 2534, PORT LABELLE UNIT 13, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 55, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467124 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv 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 570 2011 1324229-A0000570200 Milton A Eck Est The North 150 feet of the South 365 feet of the East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467127 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Stephen C. Sutton 711 S. Bond St. Clewiston, FL. 33440 Edward J. Smith 900 Aqua Isles Blvd Lot C6 LaBelle, FL.33935 Christina M. White 3104 Shell Ln. Ft. Denaud, FL. 33935 Noel D. Resto Jr. 516 Holly Ave. LaBelle, FL. 33935 You are hereby noti ed that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Hendry County, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this published notice to receive the information regarding the basis for your potential ineligibility and the procedure to resolve this matter. Fa ilure to respond may result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor, and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Call 863-675-5230 or 863-983-1592. El Aviso se da por Este Medio: Este aviso es para usted que su eligibilidad de votar esta en cuestion. Usted tiene que comunicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones, del condado de Hendry, Florida, antes de 30 dias despues de la fecha de este anuncio publicado para recibir la informacion al respecto de su inelegibilidad potencial y procedimiento de resolver este caso. Si no responde, puede dar lugar a una determinacion dela ineligibilidad por el Supervisor, y su nombre sera quitado del sistema estatal del registro de votantes. telefono 863-675-5230 or 863-983-1592. Brenda K. Hoots Supervisor of Elections PO Box 174 LaBelle, FL 33975 Hendry County, Florida F.S. 98.075 09/18/2014 467203 CN 9/18/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv, 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 1223 2010 1284331-A0000950000 Yoel Morejon The Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 422, PIONEER PLANTATION, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. 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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 2173 2011 1264432-A0001170000 Roberto Cruz The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 914, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467117 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Land Bank International, Inc., 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 520 2010 1324229-A0000110200 Full Gospel Tabernacle of LaBelle Fla Inc Begin at the Southwest corner of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence North 00 degrees 04 00 West, 428.18 feet; thence North 89 degrees 52 48 East, 30 feet to the East right-ofway of Thigpen Road and the Point-of-Beginning; thence continue 390 feet; thence North 00 degrees 40 00 West, 165 feet; thence South 89 degrees 52 40 West, 390 feet; thence South 00 degrees 0400 East, 165 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467122 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., in the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider an ordinance relating to re prevention and protection entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 1-9, FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION, ARTICLE II, FIRE MORATORIUM, SECTION 1-9-22, AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE MORATORIUM; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS OF LAW; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENERS ERRORS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The meeting is open to the public. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Of ce of the County Attorney, 110 Broward Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 467069 CN/CB 9/11/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv 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 548 2011 1324229-A0000320300 James J & Barbara Lee Hoff Lots 6 and 7, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the center of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, and run N 89 degrees 5900 W, 765.62 feet, follow the quarter section line; thence N 00 degrees 0400 E, 299.80 feet to the Point-ofBeginning of the parcel of land described herein; thence N 89 degrees 5730 W, 200 feet; thence N 00 degrees 0400 E, 125 feet; thence S 89 degrees 5645 E, 200.00 feet; thence S 00 degrees 0400 W, 125 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. The North 7 feet to be utilized for road rightof-way. 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467126 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv 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 539 2011 1324229-A0000130000 Joseph David & Patricia M Kennington Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence South 89 degrees 5450 West, along the North line of said Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter, a distance of 285 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence South 0 degrees 0440 East, a distance of 170.84 feet; thence South 30 degrees 5631 West, a distance of 300.77 feet; thence South 0 degrees 0440 East, a distance of 189.17 feet; thence South 89 degrees 5240 West, a distance of 260.08 feet; thence North 0 degrees 0400 West, a distance of 602.91 feet; thence North 89 degrees 54 50 East, a distance of 414.96 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467125 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the G. Flash G.P. Inc, 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 2189 2010 1254432-A0001950100 Luis Angulo & Paola C. Dalmasso c/o Luis Angulo The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a canal easement over and across the North 30 feet thereof and subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot 609, Montura Ranch Estates, an unknown subdivision.) TOGETHER WITH a 1963 WOLVERINE single-wide mobile home having Identi cation No. GAW1729, Title No. 1289726 and RP Decal No. 12119048, which is permanently af xed to real property, (Lien Holder: Wachovia Bank, NA) Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-25-A00-0195.0100 Property Address: 415 S. Trebol Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467115 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 REQUEST FOR BIDS CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD IMPROVEMENTS CR 78, PHASE III, CRESCENT AVENUE S.W. TO NOBLES ROAD, AND PHASE VI, CRESCENT AVENUE S.W. TO OLD NORTH RIVER ROAD, LABELLE, FL FM # 431886 1 58 01 AND 428157 1 58 01 Bid No. 2014-18 OPENING DATE AND TIME: October 9, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, Construction of Road Improvements, CR 78, Phase III, Crescent Avenue S.W. to Nobles Road, and Phase VI, Crescent Avenue S.W. to Old North River Road, LaBelle, FL. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners c/o the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Attn: Barbara Butler, at the C.E. Hall Building, Room A-226, Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m ., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Engineering Department, located at 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 1607, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address), by calling (863) 675-5222, or on the Purchasing website located at www.hendry a.net. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m at the Engineering Department, 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto com Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240.Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 467092 CB/CGS 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF MEETING The Board of Supervisors of the Barron Water Control District and the Port LaBelle Community Development District will hold a joint meeting at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the of ce of the District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle. The purpose of the meeting is to interview candidates for the position of General Manager of both Districts and to make a selection. This meeting is open to the public. Mark Colbert, Chairman Jason Martinez, Chairman 467252 CN/CB 9/18/2014 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/03/2014, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33975, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1998 GENERAL MOTORS CORP 1GKDT13W8W2544150 1996 KAWASAKI JKAZXDP19TA005943 467250 CN 9/18/2014 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on, Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:00pm Suite 2 at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935 The public is invited to attend.467201 CN/CB 9/18/2014 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit to Hendry County Board of County Commissioners, Roger Greer, P. O. Box 2340, LaBelle, Florida 33975, to rerate an existing domestic wastewater treatment facility from 0.0164 to 0.030 million gallons per day (MGD) annual average daily ow (AADF). Also, to expand and re-rate to 0.030 MGD AADF a slow-rate, restricted public access spray eld system and two existing ef uent ponds for wet-weather storage. Construct also a new spray eld pump station with associated piping. The facility is located at latitude 26 44 20 N, longitude 81 02 40 W, at 1200 Airglades Blvd., Clewiston, Florida 33440, in Hendry County. The Department has assigned permit le number FLA184756-006-DW3 to the proposed project. The intent to issue, application le, and draft permit are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Departments South District Of ce, 2295 Victoria Ave., Suite 364, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, at phone number (239) 344-5600. The Department will issue the permit as drafted unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. The procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below and 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. Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may request an extension of the time for ling a petition for an administrative hearing. The request must be led (received by the Clerk) in the Of ce of General Counsel before the end of the time period for ling a petition for an administrative hearing. Petitions led by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be led within fourteen days of publication of the notice or within fourteen days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs rst. Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however, also allows that any person who has asked the Department in writing for notice of agency action may le a petition within fourteen days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of ling. The failure of any person to le a petition or request for an extension of time within fourteen days of receipt of notice shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. 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, Florida Administrative Code. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Departments action is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201, Florida Administrative Code: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys le or identi cation number, if known; (b) The name, address, any e-mail address, any facsimile number, and telephone number of the petitioner, if the petitioner is not represented by an attorney or a quali ed representative; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the determination; (c) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the Departments proposed action; (d) A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the Departments proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes; and (e) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Departments proposed action. (f) A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the Departments 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 petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Departments proposed action. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means that the Departments nal action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such nal decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. 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by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle Transportation is a vital component of anyones life, but becomes more complicated for people who live in rural areas. In the city, transportation is pretty available to just about everyone. But when you live in less populated areas, like Hendry and Glades, getting where you need to go can be pretty complicated when there is no bus service. Yes, taxis are available but theyre expensive, so many people are left to rely on family and friends for rides to doctors appointments, medical procedures and shopping, Thats where Good Wheels can make a huge difference in peoples lives. As a Transportation Disadvantaged service, Good Wheels has some 25,000 one-way trips in Hendry-Glades per year. Many Good Wheels riders are elderly or disabled and rates for them are unbelievably reasonable, but anyone is welcome to use the service and get where theyre going. Veterans needing rides to the VA Clinics should look into Good Wheels for transportation needs. There is no special program for vets although they may qualify for one of Good Wheels other programs. LaBelle and western Hendry County residents dont have ready access to Good Wheels regular routes, but they can avail themselves of Good Wheels transportation by calling in advance 1-800-741-1570.Qualifying ridersQualifying riders can make it to their medical appointments, mental health services. outings (Nursing Home Clients), School Transportation (Community Colleges) Walmart and more. Need a ride to work or to a doctors appointment? What about school or recreation. Good Wheels has an answer for many of these folks. It does take some planning, though. If your trip is not on a regular route, you must call 24 hours in advance to schedule a pick up at home and delivery to your doctor, adult daycare, shopping, movies anywhere. The elderly, disabled and low income can ride anywhere they need to go for just $1 one way a total of $2 round trip. If you dont qualify for the Transportation Disadvantaged rate, you can still use Good Wheels. If you are on Medicaid, you need to sign up with an HMO, who through a broker will schedule transportation for you. For Clewiston, Moore Haven and Belle Glade residents, regular routes include:Clew-Belle Monday-FridayThis regular route runs mornings and afternoons from the Clewiston Walmart beginning at 7 a.m. and makes regular stops in Clewiston on its way to Palm Beach Community College in Belle Glade. Last returning trip ends at Walmart at 7 p.m. The full route takes about two hours.Clew-Belle Express Weekend Saturday and Sunday the same route begins at 8 a.m. Last returning trip ends at WalMart at 5 p.m. Moore Haven-Clewiston Saturday onlyThis route begins at 1101 Cactus Ave. and has several stops ve minutes apart including 8th Street and Avenue A; Gamble Ave. and Tobias; Lee St. and Tobias; Lee St. and Tobias Ave; Ave. F and 4th St.; Ave. H and 7th St.; till arrival at Clewiston Walmart. Remember that Transportation Disadvantaged rides are shared. Expect to be riding the van or bus with other people, who will also be picked up and dropped off so allo w extra travel time. If you live a half hour awa y from your destination, you will need to allow extra time to get there. APPLIANCES & REPAIRS Q U A L I T Y U S E D A P P L I A N C E S A N D R E P A I R S 863-673-8944 35 S. Main St. LaBelle, FL 863-673-1737Se Habla Espaol Licensed & Insured #2006258472167 CHIROPRACTIC PARRISH FAMILY CHIROPRACTICDr. Joshua Parrish, DC Dr. Selena Parrish, DC Dr Ryan Parrish, DC 80 N. Main Street LaBelle FL 33935 Phone: (863) 675-0421 Fax (863) 324-8149 E-mail: ParrishFamilyChiropractic@gmail.com www.facebook.com/ParrishFamilyChiro Website: www. p arrishfamil y chiro.com PERSONAL TRAINERJackie RoversiCertied and Insured 2010 Fort Denaud Road LaBelle, FL 33935Phone: (305) 764-7914E-mail: email@example.com Initial Condential Assement at no cost Now in LaBelle Only $45 per hour ADVERTISING PAYS! 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 Ofce: (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 14 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Good Wheels, transportation for everybody Submitted photoGet where you need to go with Good Wheels. The Firehouse Community Theatre is looking for actors/singers and musicians to be a part of the comedy-horror-rock musical, Little Shop of Horrors. Open auditions will be held at the theater this Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Men and women of all different ages are needed for this cast. Please be prepared to sing 16 bars of music at the audition. Director, Moe Doucette, is also in need of a pianist/musical director as well as percussionist, bass player and guitarist. If you are interested in being a part of this very exciting production, please stop by the Firehouse Theatre Saturday morning. Little Shop of Horrors is scheduled to run in January of 2015. For more information, please email director, Maureen Moe Doucette, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the box of ce 863-675-3066. The Firehouse Community Theatre is located at 241 North Bridge Street in historic downtown LaBelle; three blocks north from the intersection of SR80 and SR29 and just 28 minutes from exit 141 on I-75. For more information on the Firehouse Community Theatre, please visit their website: www.firehousecommunitytheatre.com or call the Ticket Hotline at (863) 675-3066. Mailing address: Firehouse Community Theatre, P.O. Box 958, LaBelle, FL 33975. A udition for Little Shop of Horrors Pre-School Story Time Tuesday mornings at 10:30. Bring your little ones out for a fun time with Ms. Liz. There will be stories and creative activities.Other upcoming activities:Se p tember 19 Moonlight Movie 7:30 p.m. How to Train Your Dragon. Barron Library has tried to make it easier for your kids to nd Accelerated Reading (AR) books they need to read for school, by creating a list broken down into levels. Ask for help in nding just the right book. A t the Library: Preschool Story Time and Moonlight Movie
From Southern Heritage Real Estate BROCCOLI CHEESE SOUP 1 medium onion, diced 2 ribs celery, sliced 3 carrots, sliced cup butter cup all-purpose our 1 stalk broccoli 6 cups chicken broth 2 cups half-and-half or whole milk 8 ounces Velveeta cheese, cubed 6 slices bacon, crisp fried, crumbled 1 teaspoon Tabasco Salt and pepper to taste White pepper and dry mustard to taste DIRECTIONS Saut the onion, celery and carrots in the butter in a skillet until tender. Add the our. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly; set aside. Rinse the broccoli and remove and discard the stalk, reserving the orets. Peel and dice the lower stems. Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Add the broccoli. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the vegetable mixture; reduce the heat. Heat the half-and-half in a small saucepan. Stir into the soup mixture. Add the cheese, bacon, Tabasco, salt, pepper, white pepper and dry mustard, stirring until the cheese melts. Cook until heated through. Yield: 8 servings. Call a local leader in real estate sales to ensure your home sells quickly at a favorable price! PICTURE IT SOLD! 863-675-4500or visit our website at www.soland.com Handpicked HOMES recommended by leading local agents! 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.... RIVER OAKS Riverfront Community walking distance of the Caloosahatchee River $62,000. INDIAN HILLS Perfect Country Setting for a growing family $128,900. INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY AND THE ORTONA LOCKS Spacious home and recently remodeled $199,900. MOBILE HOMES Country Living! 3/2 manufactured home on 3.61+/acres outside LaBelle. Features spacious rooms, re place, above ground pool, storage sheds and much more. $135,000. 4/2 Manufactured home on 2.26+/acres outside city limits of LaBelle. $54,900. Immaculate! Move in ready 3/2 on 1.25+/ac. in Montura $53,000. 2/1 on 1.25+/acre in Montura Ranch Estates. $45,000. Great Investment Opportunity! 4/2 on 2.49+/acres in Muse. Needs some TLC. $39,900. 3/2 2000 manufactured home in Moore Haven Yacht Club. Features 1,736+/sq. ft. living area, oversized carport, family room, dining room and much more $29,000. Call about our vacant land! LOTS 5+/acres located outside of LaBelle $39,000. .29 +/acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at only $33,150. Possible seller nancing. Gorgeous 1.97+/homesite in Caloosa Preserve Subdivision on a small lake. $19,900. Unit 102, Glades County $3,900. Call about our Pt LaBelle lots! Please visit our website at www.newhorizons-re.com 580 S. MAIN ST. LABELLE 863-675-1973 Greg Miners Lic R.E. 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Located in Port LaBelle. $220,000 Exceptionally constructed 2/2 home. With 3 car garage on 4.4 acres. EXECUTIVE HOMES $238,500 Riverfront Foreclosure = Opportunity. 3/2 pool home with over 1,300 sq. ft workshop/garage. $259,900 Riverfront 3/2 w/ oversized pool, new appliances & A/C. Granite countertops & more. $268,500 4/3 deep water dockage. Elevator equipped, many upgrades, fenced pet area, RV parking and storage. $399,000 Beautiful Riverbend Estates home with long range riverviews. Very unique layout. Club amenities. Boat dock included. $629,000 Riverfront pool home on 6.5 acres. Loads of features inside and out, including 2 docks plus boat basin. Upgraded appliances and much more. SOLDUNDER CONTRACTSOLD WWW.BELLEREALTY.COM CHECK OUT ALL OUR LISTINGS ONLINE Belle Realty Co. 863-675-7522 www.BelleRealty.com Terri Banky Lic. Real Estate Broker Associates: Shary Weckwerth, Sandra Alexander, Lisa Andrews, Roxie Escobedo, Micah Mims and Deborah RodriguezUNDER CONTRACT UNDER CONTRACT 2+/ACRES OF PEACE AND PRIVACY! Energy efcient including lifetime shingle roof, heat pump, energy efcient ca/h system, and spacious new screened lanai on river. You pick: enjoy raising koi sh in the pondor will convert back to lovely detached caged saltwater swimming pool. Enjoy the patio and cabana w bath! Oversized 2 car garage, detached triple carport and metal 3 sided equipment barn, plus multiple sheds! Entire yard is beautifully landscapedfront & backplus paved driveway and parking pads. Enjoy tranquil river views from the relaxing swing port. $449,900 863-675-4500or visit our website at www.soland.com Se Habla Espaol180 N. Bridge St. LaBelle, FL 33935Sherri Denning and Trisha Arnold Licensed Real Estate Brokers. Associates: Tony Barnes, Emily A. Bates, Cindi Beer, Gregory Bone, Lisa Cleghorn, Beverly Curtis, Donna Kane, David Pinard, Kevin Nelson, Wayne Simmons, Denise Walker and Nikki Yeager. RENTAL: 3BR/2BA/1 car partially fenced lot with a great view. $900/Month 15 Caloosa Belle September 18, 2014 Paradise Shaved Ice is looking for talented singers and musical artist to ll acoustic sessions on Friday and Saturday nights. We are booking sessions now! No matter your style, we want to hear you! However, no songs that include lyrics about drugs, violence, sex or foul language. We promote a family friendly atmosphere. We are booking sessions for Friday & Saturday evenings 7:00 pm 9:00 pm. Contact Bobbie at 863-528-6230. Calling all teen and college artists The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a free hunter safety course on Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Glades County. Participants must successfully complete the online portion of the course prior to attending and bring the nal Web report to the FWC course on Sept. 20. The form does not have to be notarized. Students will learn about several topics, including hunting laws, safe gun handling and hunter ethics/responsibility before taking the nal test. The course also includes live- ring instruction on a shooting range. The class will be held at the Glades County Sheriff's Of ce Shooting Range in Moore Haven, Longitude and Latitude: 26.895664 81.122469. Participants can sign up at MyFWC.com/ HunterSafety or by calling the FWC's South Region Of ce at 561-625-5122. A link to the online portion of the course and a statewide schedule of hunter safety classes is available at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under 16 years of age to all classes. To participate in live- re exercises, children under 18 years old must present a parental release form signed by a parent or legal guardian. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). FWC offers hunter safety course in Glades
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