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Title: Glades County Democrat
Alternate Title: Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven Fla
Publication Date: 11-10-2011
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Moore Haven (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
Coordinates: 26.834167 x -81.096111 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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0% IS BACK!!!!BUY A NEW 2011 F150 AND GET 0% APR FINANCING THROUGH FORD CREDIT FOR UP TO 60 MONTHS.**With approved credit. Some buyers will not qualify for 0% APR financing. Images are for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 01/03/12.NO DEALER FEE!! NO DEALER FEE!! Thursday, November 10, 2011 50¢ Plus tax Vol. 83 No. 117 Commissioners Tackle Community Centers Page 13 MHHS Honor Roll Page 27 Beta Club Inducts New Members Page 28 SEVERAL POSSIBILITIES GIVEN, FEASIBILITY QUESTIONABLEBY JUAN LOPEZ jlopez@newszap.comPostal workers met with Palmdale residents and Glades County of cials last Thursday to discuss whether the Palmdale Post Of ce will be closed and any options residents will have if it does. At the meeting, 75 Palmdale residents and several Glades County Commissioners voiced their concerns to the postal workers who were there to collect as much information as part of the feasibility study they were conducting. One gure that kept being repeated was the fact that the USPS is losing $23 million per day nationwide. Hence, their desire to close or consolidate wherever they can in order to survive. What has many concerned was the fact that Palmdale residents has previously received a letter stating the intent of USPS. The letter gave the option of renting a post of ce box in LaBelle or Venus and did not offer an option of free roadside delivery as an option. Free roadside delivery, or rural delivery service, was never presented as an option. Currently, the cost of keeping the Palmdale Post of ce open with 144 P.O. Box patrons is around $83,758 per year. The amount of revenue generated is approximately $10,000 per year. It was noted that most of the costs comes Few Options Remain for Palmdale Post Of ceSee Palmdale — Page 14 PHOTO / LAURA MATHISThe Youth Alive softball tournament was a great success last week. For more on the story, turn to page 16. Refute claim made by studyBY JUAN LOPEZ jlopez@newszap.comThe Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida published a study earlier this year which stated that Hendry County had no mental health professional serving the area. Refuting that claim are the mental health workers who, according to the study, are not supposed to exist. The study, which was the subject of an article recently, stated that, "Hendry and Glades County has been designated a Health Professional Shortage Area .... the area has been designated as having a shortage of one mental health professional." With that rather ambiguous comment, no other mention is made in the study about mental health; save for a small section on suicide rates. That section is rather brief with a small chart stating that Hendry County is just below the state average. As to determining the criteria upon which the assessment was made, it could be compared to a wild goose chase as one of ce referred to another and another. Hendry/Glades County Has Mental Health Professionals "We are here and our doors will always be open for whoever needs us."Joseph Hosick See Mental Health — Page 13

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 ........................................................ ........................................................ ........................................................ ........................................................ Toys for TotsToys for Tots sign-up for Glades County residents at the U-Save in Moore Haven on Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, please contact Claudie McPherson at 863-9461561 or Diane Croskey at 863-509-8443.Glades County VeteransThere will be a dinner and show salute to Glades County Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Doyle Conner Building in Moore Haven. Glades County Veterans are free but other guests must pay a donation. For more information or to RSVP, please call 863-673-2661.Muse Community AssociationNov. 12 Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Turkey and Ham provided by the MCA. Please bring a covered dish. There will be no MCA Meeting. This is a social event. Nov. 19 Bingo at 6 p.m. (third Saturday of each month) Nov. 26 Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner at 6 p.m. All of the events are open to the public and will be held at the Muse Community Center Building on Loblolly Bay Rd. For more information, please call 863-674-0467.Fisheating Creek Florida Trails AssociationJoin the Fisheating Creek Florida Trails Association Sub-Chapter for their monthly program followed by a hike on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. Meet at the Screen Room at the Fisheating Creek Outpost Campground in Palmdale. Bring water and wear closed-toed walking shoes for the leisurely hike on the Outpost Trail. Families, youth and adults are welcome. The day use fee will be wavered for participants who help pick up liter during the hike. For information contact Betty Loomis at 863946-3560 or Margaret England at 863-674-0695.Mini Health FairThe Glades RV Resort on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9 a.m. Open to the public.Tobacco-Free Partnership MeetingOn Nov. 17, the Glades County Tobacco Free Partnership will be meeting at 3 p.m. in the Moore Haven High School Library. At this meeting they will discuss the next steps for various policy goals. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting as they are trying to grow the partnership and gather new ideas and support for the issues. If you have any questions please contact Sarah Litchy via e-mail at sarah_litchy@doh.state. .us or by phone at 863-946-0707 ext. 404.Fraternal Order of Eagles #4523The Fraternal Order of Eagles #4523 is located at 101 Avenue J in Moore Haven. All events are open to the public. November activities for members and friends are as follows: Tuesday: Bingo at 7 p.m. Friday: Steak Dinners 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday: Breakfast served on the 1st and 3rd from 8 to 11 a.m. Meetings are as follows: Men Aerie 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 7 p.m. Lady Auxiliary 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. Aeries opens at 10 a.m. For information or applications call 863-946-1523.Hendry and Glades Democrats Hendry County and Glades County Democratic Executive Committees will meet together in Clewiston on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Restaurant, 842 East Sugarland Highway. The two Democratic county organizations will discuss plans for a joint Jefferson-Jackson Day event to be held early next spring. A dinner cruise on the Caloosahatchee has been suggested as a possible site for the event with a keynote speaker yet to be determined. Both Ellen Hawk Geake and Joe Thomas, chairs of the Glades and Hendry DEC’s are looking forward to putting together a joint event that will be remembered for some time to come. The Hendry County DEC will also consider bylaw changes that were presented to the committee members on Oct. 31. Chairman Joe Thomas said he, Vice Chair Carol Griggs, and State Committee Members Mitchell and Mary Thomas worked to ensure the new bylaws follow Florida Statutes, Florida Democratic Party Bylaws, and also retain the best features of the current bylaws not in con ict with state law and FDP regulations. All Glades and Hendry Democrats are welcome to attend this meeting and make comments at appropriate times; however, only members of the respective county executive committees may vote on matters coming before them.Time to Register for Art in the ParkArea artists and craftsmen are cordially invited to exhibit and sell their work at “Art in the Park” in Moore Haven on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The purpose of the event, now in its seventh year, is to bring artists and the public together for their mutual bene t, in a pleasing setting where people can relax and linger. The venue is the Glades County Public Library and adjacent park across the street from the Caloosahatchee River in Moore Haven’s Historic District. Painters, sculptors, potters, photographers, and hand-crafters are encouraged to reserve their place now. Non-juried and free for artists and public. Parking is free and convenient. Exhibitors are responsible for their own setups. The event is sponsored by the Glades County Public Library and its advisory board. The library’s address is 201 Riverside Drive. For more information and to reserve a place, call Mary Booher, Director of Libraries, at 863946-0744.Attention HuntersThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission would like to announce that they will be issuing permits for two wild hog hunts on Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area, west of US 27. The two hog control hunts will be on Nov. 26 and 27, and December 3 and 4. Twenty ve permits will be issued for each hunt. Permits will be available on a rst-come, rst-served basis to individuals 16 years of age or older. Permit distribution will take place at the Fisheating Creek WMA check-station at the FEC Campground in Palmdale on Saturday, Nov. 19, beginning at 10 a.m. Individuals have to be present to pick up a permit. You cannot get permits for other people. Left over permits will be available at the FEC WMA of ce on Banana Grove Rd, Lakeport. Permittees will be allowed to take wild hogs with no size or bag limit. The use of dogs is prohibited. Firearms will be limited to a shotgun with #1 buckshot or larger. For additional information you may contact the Fisheating Creek WMA of ce at 863-9461194.Live Weather UpdatesGlades County can now see live weather updates and a still picture from the Courthouse in Moore Haven. Glades County Emergency Management purchased a new weather station from WeatherBug for live weather updates and the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce purchased the camera for security. Both are located at 500 Ave J in Moore Haven. You can search for WeatherBug on the Internet and locate the station named Glades County Public Safety to see the live weather update and the link to the live camera. The camera will be set up to take still pictures and video then they will be downloaded at Emergency Management and the Sheriff’s Of ce. We Want Your News!The Glades County Democrat welcomes news from the community. Post your news events, photos and opinions online at www. newszap.com. To contact us, e-mail to gcdnews@newszap. com or call toll free at 863-983-9148.VFW Post #9528Located at 29012 E Hwy. 78, Buckhead Ridge would like to know area residents of their activities. Post opens at 11 a.m. daily. Taking applications for new members for the VFW, Ladies Auxiliary, Male Auxiliary, AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Mondays: Washer Pitch 1 p.m. Wednesdays: VFW, AMVETS, Ladies, Mens Auxiliary, Ladies AMVETS Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays: Bar bingo at 12:45 p.m., lunch is available Fridays: Steak, pork or sh dinners served with baked potato, salad and rolls from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturdays: Game night, LRC, close the box, Wii Sundays: 5-card Bingo at 5:15 p.m. with shrimp baskets, $5 donation Meeting dates and times: VFWevery second and fourth Saturday at 10 a.m., VFW Male Auxiliary every third Saturday at 10 a.m., VFW Ladies Aux. and AMVET Ladies every second Tuesday at 10 a.m. and AMVETS every rst Saturday at 10 a.m. Contact Commander Gordon Bruens at 863467-2882. GLADES AT A GLANCE

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASETHE PREVIOUS NOTICE PLACED BYTHE HENDRY COUNTYHOSPITALAUTHORITYHAS BEEN DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW, NECESSITATING THIS SECOND NOTICE. The Hendry County Hospital Authority has tentatively adopted a measure to increase its property tax levy.Last year’s property tax levy: A. Initially proposed tax levy.......................................................$5,319,162 B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board and other assessment changes.............................................$ 849,685 C. Actual property tax levy..........................................................$4,469,477 This year’s proposed tax levy..................................................$5,625,382 All concerned citizens are invited to attend a public hearing on the tax increase to be held on:November 14th 5:30 pm at Hendry Regional Medical Center Conference Room 524 W. Sagamore Ave Clewiston FL33440AFINALDECISIONon the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at this hearing. 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 Investments in Collier County help reduce the region’s reliance on limited traditional sourcesThe South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board approved funding for two Alternative Water Supply projects in Collier County. “These projects provide long-term bene ts that extend our water supply for people, businesses and the environment,” said Daniel DeLisi, SFWMD Governing Board member and chairman of the Big Cypress Basin Board. “Increasing the amount of water we get from alternative sources is a key step in safeguarding our shared water resources.” The District approved an investment of $350,000 for the following projects at the most recent meeting: Collier County North County Reverse Osmosis upgrades Collier County Livingston Road Aquifer Storage and Recovery well In addition to two alternative water supply projects approved in September in the Big Cypress Basin, as well as three projects in Broward, Palm Beach and Hendry counties, the SFWMD is investing $2.72 million in Alternative Water Supply projects during Fiscal Year 2012. Since 1997, the Alternative Water Supply Funding Program, in cooperation with the State of Florida, has invested $185.5 million into 468 alternative water supply projects. To date, these projects have created 398 million gallons a day of water supply capacity, reducing reliance on freshwater sources. Alternative water sources diversify South Florida’s water supply while reducing the region’s dependence on traditional freshwater resources and making communities less susceptible to drought impacts. Examples of alternative water supply include: Saltwater and brackish water Reclaimed water Surface water captured during wet weather Sources made available through new storage Stormwater (for consumptive use) Other nontraditional sources Development of alternative water supplies is an important component of the District’s four regional water supply plans, which encompass the agency’s jurisdictional area. Updated every ve years, each plan creates a framework for future water use decisions and identi es strategies to meet future water demands of urban and agricultural uses, while meeting the needs of the environment. For more information on alternative water supplies, please visit www.sfwmd.gov/AWS. SFWMD Funds Projects to Boost Alternative Water Supply SUBMITTED PHOTO

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 Veterans’ Day: Those Who Deserve Our ThanksBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martins ChurchNov. 11 is Veteran’s Day. Some churches celebrate the day in remembrance of Saint Martin of Tours. He lived in the fourth century among the poor, rural people in Eastern France. His father was a Roman military of cer and, as expected, Martin w as to follow in his footsteps. During one particularly cold night, a beggar approached Martin and in the midst of the freezing w eather, Martin cut his military cloak in two to share it with the man who had none. Little by little, he began to see another way, leading to the Christian faith and his ministry. His background has made him a prototype for military chaplaincies and he is regarded as many as their patron saint. There were those who felt he might not be suited for ministry, being too “rough and tumble,” and not dressing in the nest clothes of the day. He was instead a “man of the people he served,” and did not put on airs. That’s been my experience with chaplains; spending time where “the rubber meets the road,” and not avoiding hardships. That’s the experience of our veterans, too. W hether by choice or by call to duty, their lives have been confrontations with the most dif cult situations humanity can in ict. I share with all of those families who have been affected by the ravages of war, and who hope for peace. During the Vietnam era, I spent time with a retired Marine Corps General who had a distinguished career in the Paci c and in the Mideast. We’d talk about his experiences and the hope for peace. One day he told me that nobody was more interested in seeing peace than he was; adding “I’ve seen what war can do!” Underlying it all was a realization of the necessity for defense of liberties and freedom; with a willingness to make sacri ces in the name of, and hope for, good among all of the evils to be faced. Our Lord had an encounter with a Roman legionnaire; a centurion who came to Him and asked healing for his servant. (Matthew 8:5ff). The centurion recognized that he doesn’t deserve for Jesus even to enter his home, for he is under the authority of someone else. Orders are orders but there is that servant whom he cares about, and, in spite of it all, he is a man who can be merciful, caring, loving. The Lord saw faith; the centurion’s prayer was granted. Out of the crucible of being an adversary, of living in a very dif cult world of troubles and wars, there is still faith, hope, love. The Lord commented that He had not seen such great faith, and those who know hard times can be the exemplars of faith to those who have not shared their pains. We can, and should honor those who have served us. Their lives have something to teach us all. May we see what the Lord saw, may we be inspired by their often-silent witness and thankful for what they give us. They Gave Their Yesterdays For Our TodaysBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchOn November 11, we honor those men and women who have served in our armed forces. When we re ect on the honor and heroism of our soldiers, we are confronted with the sacrices they made, as well as our response to those sacri ces. The whole concept of anyone making sacrices for us, much less being willing to die for us, sometimes makes us uneasy. Confronting their heroism forces us to stop and examine our own lives. Why did they do what they did? What cause is worth dying for? Would we be willing to do the same? Celebrities are people who make news, heroes are people who make history. The qualities of heroism are eternal: self-sacri ce, courage, honor, duty. A man who served in the Navy during World War II shared that one night he was running his transport across the Atlantic when he noticed the white trail of a torpedo coming toward him. His ship was lled with hundreds of soldiers, and the potential loss of life would have been devastating. Nearby, a smaller ship had also seen the torpedo coming. The captain of the smaller vessel maneuvered his ship between the transport and the torpedo. The explosion destroyed his ship, killing all those on board. The man who told this story ended it by saying, “The skipper of that other ship was my best friend.” Slowly, he remarked, “You know, there is a verse in the Bible which has special meaning for me now. It is this: ‘Greater love has no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.’” What kind of love would give itself up for another? What kind of love would be willing to die for you and me? It’s the love that Jesus demonstrated to sho w us how much we mean to God. It’s the love we celebrate today in the example of soldiers who sacri ced and sometimes even died for our freedom. In India there is a cemetery where the bodies of American soldiers are buried. Over the entrance to the cemetery are these words: “Tell Them We Gave Our Todays for Their Tomorrows.” Let us never forget that our todays were bought with a price. Someone had to pay with their service and sometimes with their lives yesterday, so we might be free today. To all of our veterans: A national holiday is hardl y enough to sho w you our gratitude and respect. There is no way we can suf ciently say, “Thank you.” We can’t undo anything you’ve been through, but we can do what the Bible tells us to do – pra y for you and love you and honor your sacri ces.The Occupy Wall Street MobBY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELIST First Christian ChurchThere seems to be a pathetic mentality that is driving mobs all over the world. The “something for nothing” mobs are increasing in number and activity. The Bible teaches a man should earn his bread by the sweat of his brow and that a man who refuses to work should not eat. But these mobs want to ignore such teaching and seem to think that the world owes them a living. I recently received by e-mail these ve great sentences. 1.You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealth out of prosperity. 2.What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. 3.The government cannot give to anybody, anything that the government does not rst take from somebody else. 4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it. 5. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other hal f is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work, because somebody else is going to get what the y work for, that is the beginning of the end of an y nation. Now understand this. All great democracies have committed suicide somewhere between 200 and 250 years after being founded. The reason? The voters gured out they could vote themselves money from the treasury by electing people who promised to give them money from the treasury in exchange for electing them. The United States of cially became a Republic in 1776, 235 years ago. The number of people now getting free stuff outnumbers the people paying for the free stuff. If we don’t change this trend it will spell the end of the United States as we know it. RELIGION COLUMNS Rev. Sam S. Thomas Pastor John Hicks “Out of the crucible of being an adversary, of living in a very dif cult world of troubles and wars, there is still faith, hope and love.”-Rev. Sam S. Thomas SUBMITTED PHOTOArlington Cemetery.

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Palm Beach CountyHatton Hwy. between Gator Blvd. and S.R. 80 (east of the City of Belle Glade). Replace a two lane bridge. All lanes are open. Hatton Hwy. from SR 80 north approximately 4,000’ (east of the City of Belle Glade). Pavement markings. Traf c will be controlled by aggers.Glades CountyUS 27: From the Hendry County Line to Old Highway 27: Construction project---The project consists of milling and resurfacing, drainage improvements, signing and pavement. Motorists should expect single lane closures in each direction during milling and paving operations, slow moving traf c and possible minor delays. Flagmen will be on site to assist with traf c. Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2011. The contractor is Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC. US 27: From Wagon Trail to the bridge: Maintenance project--There will be intermittent northbound and southbound for the next three weeks, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while crews are cleaning sewers along the roadway. US 27: From SR 78 to Old US 27: Maintenance project--Crews will be making sidewalk repairs along the north and south sides of the road beginning October 17th. No lane closures are anticipated. US 27: From Boar Hammock to Wayman Road: Maintenance project--Crews will be repairing and replacing guardrail along the southbound side of the roadway. Motorists should expect the outside lane be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday until work is complete. US 27: From SR 78 to east of Lykes Brothers: Construction project--This project consists of new signing and pavement and markings along the roadway. Motorists are advised to use caution while in the area and to expect possible delays. SR 78: From Canal Boat Ramp to the Okeechobee County line: Construction project--This project consists of new signing and pavement and markings along the roadway. Motorists are advised to use caution while in the area and to expect possible delays.Hendry CountySR 80/US 27 Interchange Improvements: Construction project – This project modi es the SR 80/US 27 interchange by constructing an overpass for SR 80 eastbound traf c to US 27 northbound and for US 27 northbound traf c to SR 80 westbound. The project also realigns US 27. Motorists are advised to be aware of construction vehicles entering and leaving the work zone project and to use caution driving in this area. -Crews are placing ll dirt, installing drainage and constructing walls for the new overpass. -Crews are working in the median. -The speed limit on US 27 is 55 mph in the construction area. Additional improvements include a traf c signal at the overpass, lighting at the interchange and widening approximately 3/4 mile of SR 80 to four lanes. The contractor is Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, Inc. Project completion is at the end of 2013. SR 80: From Hendry Isles Boulevard to Birchwood Parkway: Maintenance project--Crews will be working along the should ers of the roadway beginning Oct. 17. There will be intermittent east and westbound lane closures while crews are working. Motorists are advised to use caution while in the area and to expect possible delays. SR 29: South from A Road to Helms Road: Maintenance permit project --Crews will be replacing power poles in this area. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting with agmen on site to assist with traf c. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com.Charles William Lilley, 78CLEWISTON — Charles William Lilley, age 78, of Clewiston, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Palm Terrace of Clewiston of Clewiston. Charles was born Jan. 22, 1933, in Columbia, Pa. He is the son of the late Charles S. and the late Regina E. (Gaus) Lilley. He married Betty Pinkerton. Charles was a Teacher and football coach for many years before retiring. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Charles is survived by his loving wife, Betty J. Lilley of Clewiston; daughter, Vickie Parantha and husband Fred; sons, Mike Lilley and wife Nancy and Jim Lilley and wife Kim; ve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Charles also leaves behind one sister, Jean Thomas and husband John. Charles was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert Michael Lilley. Charles’s body will be cremated and his ashes will be buried in Gettysburg, Va., at a later date. In lieu of owers donations to Clewiston Presbyterian Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.Julia Alice Knowles HoganLABELLE — Julia Alice Knowles Hogan, of LaBelle, former longtime resident of Moore Haven, left this world on Nov. 7, 2011, in Lehigh Acres at the age of 98 years and 11 days. She was born Oct. 27, 1913, in Key West, daughter of the late William Knowles and the late Lottie (Adams) Knowles. Alice was very giving and lived her life for her family. She is survived by her daughter, Floy Marie Herne of Moore Haven; granddaughters, Linda Whidden and her husband David of LaBelle, Janice Lundy and her husband Jack of Moore Haven, Lenice Hubbard and her husband Randell; sister, Rosalie Henson of Pembroke Pines; her great-grandchildren, Jason Whidden, Jacob Whidden and his wife Susan and their son Ashton, Matthew Whidden and his wife Miranda, Jaclyne Lundy Pollard and her husband Dwayne, Leslie Taylor and her anc Travis Smith, Heather Taylor Rutledge and her husband Beau, Mark Taylor Jr. and Jesse Hubbard; and two great-great-grandchildren, Aubrey Pollard and Carter Rutledge. She was preceded in death by her great-grandchildren, Samuel David Lundy, and Amy Elizabeth Lundy; sisters, Mabel Prawlocki, Charlotte McDaniel, and Beulah Strickland; and her sonin-law, Tommy Herne. The funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, 11 a.m. at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion with Pastor Charlie Watts of ciating. Interment will follow in Ortona Cemetery. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to funeral service at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion. Arrangements by: Akin-Davis Funeral HomeLaBelle. Pennie Marie Harris, 91SEFFNER — Pennie Marie Harris, age 91, of Seffner, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Tampa General Hospital of Tampa. Pennie was born March 2, 1920, in Douglas, Ga. And moved to Clewiston approximately 1944. She is the daughter of the late James K. and the late Ethel (Bennett) Davis, Sr. She was the mother of ve children, Bonnie, Shell, Peggy, Clay and Ted. She w as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. She had four grandchildren who served missions for the church; Lance Lilly served in Pennsylvania; Briten Lilly served in Paraguay; Todd Williams served in Riverside, California; Johanna Williams-Partridge served in Utah. She is survived by Peggy Williams and Clay W illiams of Clewiston and Shell Williams of Fort Pierce, Florida. She has nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The funeral service was 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 438 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston. Interment was in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation was a halfhour before services. Arrangements were handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. Sera na Grif n, 83MOORE HAVEN — Sera na Grif n, age 83, of Moore Haven, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at home in Moore Haven. Sera na was born June 20, 1928, in Islas de Pina, Cuba. She is the daughter of the late Angel Geronimo and the late Celia Martinez (Soto) Gonzalez. She married Richard Grif n. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Grif n on May 5, 1979. She is survived by her two children, Dennis and Katherine; one brother, Julio Gonzalez; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. A graveside service was noon, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion, 12870 W. SR 78, Moore Haven, with Rev. Sherrill Tillery of ciating. Interment was in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven on Saturday, Nov. 5. Visitation w as immediately before services at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion, 12870 W. SR 78, Moore Haven. Family requests, in lieu of owers, that donations be made to the Gideons International. Ellen W. PetersonNotice of Memorial ServiceEllen W. Peterson, of Estero, Florida, passed away Oct. 14, 2011. A Celebration of her life will be held Nov. 13, 1-5 p.m., Fisheating Creek State Campground, 7555 N. US Hwy 27, Palmdale, and will include artist Clyde Butcher, environmental activists, music, food and a 4 mile (start to finish) trip on the creek. Bring your own kayak/canoe, or limited reservations are available, no charge, at paulatoo@gmail.com, 863-659-1099. In lieu of flowers, please donate to non-profits Save Our Creeks, Inc. (www.saveourcreeks.org) or Happeehatchee Center, Inc. (www.happehatchee.org). 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 OBITUARIES Roadwatch for the Week of Nov. 6Public Issues Forums: Join the discussion! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43/g, according to gasoline price website FloridaStateGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 57.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 2.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has not moved during the last month and stands 57.3 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. “The national average is just one penny away from being the lowest we’ve seen since the start of March, even as crude oil prices have risen,” said Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst. “Just in the last week, wholesale prices have moved 13 cents per gallon between the high and low, so it does remain surprising that average prices have moved very little,” DeHaan added. Gas Price Update Submitted PhotoBass AnglersThe Clewiston Bass Anglers, the largest and oldest bass club on Lake Okeechobee, had their monthly tournament for November in Lake Placid. First place was won by Fred Baraks. Second place by Ron Veale, Sr., and third place went to Bob Broughten. Fred Baraks was given the Big Bass Award with a 7.07 pound bass. Pictured from left to right: Fred Baraks, Ron Veale, Bob Broughten. BY STATEPOINT No matter how much money you have, your nancial accounts and investments need protection. According to the FBI, Americans currently lose approximately $40 billion annually to nancial investment fraud. Most Americans rely solely on the government and their banks to enforce investor safety, but many experts caution this isn’t enough and that people need to get actively involved in protecting themselves. Even with strengthened nancial protection laws in place, the ability for the government to police the scope of undue pro teering and theft is limited. “Rather than being victimized rst and seeking recourse later, protect your nest egg now,” says Pat Huddleston, author “The Vigilant Investor: A Former SEC Enforcer Reveals How to Fraud-Proof Your Investments,” published by AMACOM Books. “Vigilance means acknowledging that anyone is vulnerable to being tricked, regardless of education, intelligence, and experience.” You may think you can spot a scam a mile away, but the best ones don’t look like scams or sound completely trustworthy. Experienced fraudsters typically provide their victims with credible looking proof of returns. Some scams will go so far as to employ fullystaffed phone banks and websites. Every investor should be on the alert for red ags like these, says Huddleston, who is also CEO of Investor’s Watchdog, a group that conducts fraud investigations. Name-dropping. Scam artists often wield the power of their supposed celebrity clients to impress the gullible. The takeaway pitch. “Available for a limited time only!” This scammer’s ploy of taking away your opportunity taps into the natural human aversion to loss. Living extra-large. If your investment adviser spends money like a trust fund baby on a weekend shopping bender, he is spending your money, not his own. Evading transparency. If the adviser resists your requests for transparency, take your money and run. Vague credentials. Verify your investment salesperson’s background independently using resources like the National Student Clearinghouse. An appeal to faith. Fraud aimed at religious groups is so virulent and effective that the only safe course is to say no even to a subtle appeal to your faith. Be especially on guard if you have elderly parents. Those aged 60 years or older are disproportionately targeted. More tips on protecting your nest egg from unscrupulous fraudsters can be found in Huddleston’s book and by visiting www.thevigilantinvestor.com. By treating every investment opportunity with healthy skepticism and objectivity, you can help protect your family’s future. How To Protect Yourself From Financial Scams

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 1 8 6 3 9 8 3 9 1 4 8 WEIGHTLOSS HEALTHCARE DERMATOLOGYi i n t h e Clewiston News, Glades County Democrat & The Sun C a l l T o A d v e r t i s e OPTOMETRISTS 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 C a l l T o A d v e r t i s e Clewiston News, Glades County Democrat & The Sun 1 8 6 3 9 8 3 9 1 4 8 DERMATOLOGY DENTAL DENTAL 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 Sunday: Mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 80.Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a north wind between 11 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 67.Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind between 13 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Weather forecast for Hendry, Glades, and Western Palm Beach counties collected from the National Weather Service. WEATHER Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind between 8 and 10 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.13.77 feetabove sea levelLAKE LEVEL Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind between 7 and 11 mph.

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Public health and tourism industry at stakeBY CRIS COSTELLO e Sierra ClubThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s thumbs up today for Florida’s polluter-friendly w ater quality rules is a loss for families who deserve clean water. Today, the EPA sent a letter (here) to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection announcing its preliminary approval of draft state regulations on sewage, manure and fertilizer pollution. This preliminary approval is being given by the EPA without that agency’s having reviewed the technical comments provided by Florida’s w ater quality advocates. Rudy Scheffer, Sierra Club Florida Steering Committee Chair, said “The Florida DEP proposed rule won’t prevent the outbreaks of toxic green slime that currently plague the state, killing sh, fouling drinking water, closing swimming areas, and causing illness in people and livestock. It will leave us right where we are now: waiting until it is too costly and too late to protect our families and our jobs from sick water.” “EPA caved to congressional pressure to put polluter interests above those of the Florida public. Who will be the losers? Local waterfront communities, homeowners with sinking property v alues, and everyone who shes, swims, boats or drinks water in the state” said Frank Jackalone, Florida Staff Director of the Sierra Club. The FDEP proposed rule takes all the pressure of the state’s biggest industrial polluters and instead places it on taxpayers and local governments; it also gives the state legislature complete control over the future of Florida’s water resources, including the ability to defund the implementation and enforcement of the rule. The state’s Environmental Regulation Commission will hear a presentation on the DEP’s draft rule at a meeting in Tallahassee tomorrow. If the ERC signs off on the draft rule, it goes before the Florida Legislature in the 2012 session. The EPA will then have the opportunity to approve or deny the state’s nal rule. Earthjustice led suit to compel the EPA to set limits on sewage, manure and fertilizer pollution in 2008 in the Northern District of Florida on behalf of the Florida Wildlife Federation, the Sierra Club, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida, and St. John’s Riverkeeper. Slimed Florida waterways devastate waterfront property values. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 COME ONE, COME ALL Put a Face to the name BBQMEET & GREETRAY VAN HOUTENFor Sheriff of Hendry CountyDate: November 12, 2011 Time: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.Place: Barron Park, LaBelle Grand Prize Drawing & Other PrizesFace painting, games Fun for children of all ages!See you there!!!Paid Political advertisement paid for and approved by Ray Van Houten, Republican for Hendry County Sheriff 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 Federal And State Regulators Buckle Under Polluter Pressure SUBMITTED PHOTOFlorida waterway in 2005. SUBMITTED PHOTOSame Florida waterway in 2010.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 T T h e G l a d e s C o u n t y S c h o o l B o a r d W i l l H o l d A R e o r g a n i z a t i o n a l M e e t i n g O n N o v e m b e r 2 2 2 0 1 1 A t 1 1 : 3 0 a m I n T h e G l a d e s C o u n t y S c h o o l B o a r d M e e t i n g R o o m 400 10th Street, SW Moore Haven, Florida 33471 N O T I C E “Make It Your Home The hiring of a Lawyer is an important decision that should not be based soley upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.Appointments in Clewiston,Lake Placid,Sebring and OkeechobeeW.Roy Wilkes,C.P.A.Attorney and Counselor at Law (888)645-1319 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 BY RANDY SMITH SFWMDOctober 2011 ranks as the fourth-wettest October in 80 years of South Florida recordkeeping, bookending a 12-month period that began in 2010 with the driest October on record, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) reported today. As a result of three uncommon storms in one month, nearly 10 inches of rain was recorded District-wide for October, representing 6.2 inches above the average for this time of year. All areas from Orlando to the Florida Keys received above-average rainfall, with key regions such as the Kissimmee basins and Water Conserv ation Areas 2 and 3 receiving a much-needed boost. In comparison, October 2005 saw a total of 7.98 inches of rain — including Hurricane Wilma. The storm left an average of 4.16 inches of rain across the District. October’s storms did signi cantly bene t Lake Okeechobee, a key backup water supply for millions of South Floridians. The lake stood at 13.60 feet NGVD on Wednesday, close to the same level as this time last year. Unlike last year, the lake is rising instead of falling. The current level is more than 2 feet higher than on September 30 but still below the historical average of 15.03 inches. “The decisions we make every day in water management consider the potential for weather that can swerve from record dry to record deluge in a relatively short timeframe,” said Susan Sylv ester, SFWMD Chief of the Water Control Operations Bureau. “Our challenge is to continually plan, adjust and operate the extensive South Florida system to best balance the needs of 7.7 million people, businesses and the natural system.” October is a crucial transition from the wet season to the dry season because of its potential impact on regional water levels for months to come. October 2011 was de ned by three exceptional storm events that signi cantly bolstered water levels in drought-plagued Lake Okeechobee, aquifers and storage areas across the region. The storms included: Oct. 8: This was the wettest single day in the upper and lower Kissimmee basins combined in nearly 100 years. An average of 6.05 inches of rain fell in the two basins, spanning approximately 3,000 square miles, with local maximums up to 14.09 inches. The Kissimmee River was closed to navigation for about two weeks because of dangerous water ows. Navigation was restored when conditions became safe again. Oct. 16 18: A non-tropical low pressure system and a stalled front combined to leave South Florida with an average of 2.74 inches of rain across the District. The rain primarily fell south of Lake Okeechobee, mainly missing the already drenched Kissimmee region. The lower Florida Keys saw a maximum of 21.97 inches. Oct. 28 31: Hurricane Rina reached the Yucatan Peninsula before several elements, including wind shear and cooler water temperatures, combined to weaken the storm and rip it apart. Remnant energy and moisture helped drench South Florida, with an average of 3.7 inches o f rain over four days. Some areas in Broward and Miami-Dade counties reported more than 12 inches of torrential rain, and localized ooding was reported. Despite the October storms, a forecast of below-average rainfall for the 2011-2012 dry season is cause for caution and continued water conservation. The region may still face water shortage conditions in the spring as a result. A Tale of Two Octobers: From Record Dry to Near-Record WetDrought in 2010 to deluge in 2011 highlights the challenges of water management in South Florida PHOTO / SFWMDChart on the left: October 2010, driest on record. Chart on the right: October 2011, fourth wettest on record. “Our challenge is to continually plan, adjust and operate the extensive South Florida system to best balance the needs of 7.7 million people, businesses and the natural system.”-Susan Sylvester

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Open Evenings Emergencies Welcome All InsuranceWelcomeFREEDigital X-Ray & Consultation or Second OpinionNEW DENTURES$359starting at$99ea.starting at(D5110) (D5120)Exp.11/30/11Exp. 11/30/11Exp. 11/30/11(D2750) (D7140) FROM (D9310) (D0330)CROWNSEXTRACTIONS$499LIMITED TIME ONLY IMPLANTOLOGYISNOTARECOGNIZEDSPECIALTYBYTHEAMERICANDENTALASSOCIATIONANDFLORIDABOARDOFDENTISTRY. NEWTREATMENTPROGRAMONLY. THEPATIENTANDANYOTHERPERSONRESPONSIBLEFORPAYMENTHASTHERIGHTTOREFUSEORPAY, CANCELPAYMENT ORBEREIMBURSEDFORANYSERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATEMENTWHICHISPERFORMEDASARESULTOFANDWITHIN72 HOURSOFRESPONDINGTOTHEADVERTISEMENTFORTHEFREE, DISCOUNTEDORREDUCEDFEE, SERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATMENT. T T H A N K S G I V I N G H O L I D A Y D E A D L I N E SA s a n o t h e r T h a n k s g i v i n g s e a s o n a p p r o a c h e s t h e s t a f f o f t h i s p a p e r w o u l d l i k e t o w i s h y o u a n d y o u r f a m i l y a l l t h e t r i m m i n g s o f a b o u n t i f u l h o l i d a y c o m p l e t e w i t h o u r b e s t w i s h e s a n d g r a t i t u d e .W e w o u l d a l s o l i k e t o W e w o u l d a l s o l i k e t o r e m i n d y o u t h a t o u r r e m i n d y o u t h a t o u r n e w s p a p e r o f f i c e w i l l n e w s p a p e r o f f i c e w i l l b e c l o s e d o n b e c l o s e d o n T h u r s d a y N o v e m b e r 2 4 T h u r s d a y N o v e m b e r 2 4 a n d t h a t o u r p a p e r a n d t h a t o u r p a p e r w i l l b e o n t h e s t r e e t w i l l b e o n t h e s t r e e t W e d n e s d a y N o v e m b e r 2 3 W e d n e s d a y N o v e m b e r 2 3 I n o r d e r t o d o t h i s w e h a v e I n o r d e r t o d o t h i s w e h a v e t o m o v e u p o u r d e a d l i n e s : t o m o v e u p o u r d e a d l i n e s : D i s p l a y a d v e r t i s i n g i s d u e b y D i s p l a y a d v e r t i s i n g i s d u e b y 5 p m T h u r s d a y N o v 1 7 5 p m T h u r s d a y N o v 1 7 C l a s s l i n e r c l a s s d i s p l a y a n d C l a s s l i n e r c l a s s d i s p l a y a n d l e g a l a d s a r e d u e b y n o o n l e g a l a d s a r e d u e b y n o o n F r i d a y N o v e m b e r 1 8 F r i d a y N o v e m b e r 1 8 O b i t u a r i e s w i l l b e t a k e n u p O b i t u a r i e s w i l l b e t a k e n u p t o 2 p m o n t o 2 p m o n M o n d a y N o v e m b e r 2 1 M o n d a y N o v e m b e r 2 1 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonPainted Buntings have two distinct breeding populations. According to information on the A udubon web site, the Eastern breeding population is found along the Atlantic Coast from North Carolina south to Central Florida. Their migration usually occurs from April to May and then from September to October. Eastern Painted Bunting winter in South Florida and possibly the Bahamas, Antilles, Central America, and Cuba. This small, uncommon songbird is currently being reported returning to its wintering grounds in South Florida. The western population stretches from Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and into Northern Mexico. The western population winter in Southern Mexico and Central America. The male Painted Bunting has a blue head and nape and shiny green back. Its rump, throat, chest, anks, belly, undertail coverts and eye ring are red. The wings and tail are dark gray. Adult females have a bright olive-green crown, nape and back. The throat, chest and belly are y ellow-green. There might be some blue feathers showing on the head. The rst-year male and female are similar in color to the adult female. Their song is a sweet, high-pitched thin, warbling sound. Calls are a soft rising "chip." This secretive bird is often dif cult to see as it will hide in dense foliage even when singing from a high perch. Male Painted Buntings will ght with each other while defending their territory. Painted Buntings will forage on the ground or in low brush searching for seeds, spiders, insects and caterpillars. In the winter, they are often seen at feeders in Southern Florida. In the Northeastern corner of Florida they are common breeders who will raise two to three brood from May to mid July. The female lays three or four gray-white egg spotted with brown in a nest that is an open woven cup of grass, leaves roots and animal hair. The eggs are incubated for 11-13 days with the young leaving the nest at approximately two weeks after hatching. This species is in decline and is "near threatened" possibly because of changes in the landscape, cowbird parasitism, and trapping for the pet trade. If you would like to participate in upcoming birding trips or the Christmas Bird Count December 31 at STA5, e-mail Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. The schedule of STA5 trips through December 2012 and upcoming Hendry-Glades Audubon programs is available on the HGAS web site at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org Please send high resolution photos for upcoming news articles on songbirds and ducks. Photographer's submissions will be credited. New and current Hendry-Glades Audubon Society "Facebook Friends" will be entered in a monthly drawing for a "Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America" during November and December 2011. "Like" the Hendry-Glades Audubon Societ y Facebook to enter the next drawing. Inland Birding Fun: Painted Bunting (PABU) PHOTO / LARRY FROGGEPainted Bunting female and male. Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 Lakeport Community Center Bible Study on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call George at 863-946-1222. Lakeport Community Center Yoga classes every Monday and Friday at 12:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Dori at 863-227-1074. Lakeport Gators would like to thank Angela with Glades County Public Safety for a great presentation for our youth on Friday, Nov. 4. Lakeport Gators meet every Friday at 6 p.m. Come out and enjoy food, games, and crafts. For more information, contact Ms. Brenda at 863532-8314. Vendors are wanted for the Sour Orange Festival that will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11. For more information, call Dori at 863-227-1074. Lakeport Gators Kids Group is collecting non-perishable items to prepare food baskets for the Christmas holiday. If you would like to donate items, please contact Ms. Brenda at 863532-8314. The Lakeport Gators Kid’s Club is planning a Community Flea Market on Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at 8 a.m. Flea Market spaces will be available for a $5 donation (if you would like to reserve a space, please contact Brenda at 863-532-8314). If you have items that you would like to donate to support our Kid’s club – please give us a call or you can drop off on Friday nights between 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lakeport Gators Kid’s Club will also be selling pulled pork sandwiches as well as having a bake sale. These fund raisers are needed in order to support the weekly group meetings for food, craft supplies and other special events. LAKEPORT NEWS A spokeswoman for the Planning Council stated that, “They only compiled the date from several State and Federal agencies and therefore w ere unsure of what criteria was used for the designation.” The Federal agency where this designation w as made was the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Human Services. From here, the Florida Department of Health’s Primary Care Of ce was listed as the direct contact for any information pertaining to the designation. After contacting several people at that of ce, this reporter’s questions were referred to a spokesman. While Federal of cials have issued that declaration and slow to explain, local mental health w orkers and advocates are opposing it. Enter Rev. Sam Thomas and Joseph Hosick w ho are adamant that Hendry and Glades County have mental health coverage under the Hendry/ Glades Mental Health Clinic. Rev. Thomas, while installed at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, is also one of the clinic’s board members and Hosick is the CEO/CFO of the clinic. Both men, along with others, do all they can to help those in need of mental care across both counties. There are two mental health clinic in Hendry County, in Clewiston and LaBelle, with a total of 28 employees. These facilities have two psychiatrists and a psychologist that help that consult and help treat mental issues. They have also partnered with other local agencies and groups to be able to reach out as much as possible with options for treatment. As to funding, with the area in an economic struggle, it has been dif cult to keep services running. However, with the grant funding that Hosick relentlessly searching for, help from County Commissioners and local groups, those services continue to function. “The county is a poor county and under the circumstances, we are able to do quite well,” said Thomas. For Hosick, running the clinic is an uphill battle that does not get much attention or aid. But, it’s still worth ghting in his estimation. “The work we have done here is having an effect,” he said. “The stats are 50 percent better than what they were a few years ago. That’s very encouraging.” He continued to explain that it is frustrating to him that many do not know where it is nor the services the clinics provides. There are two reasons that help to explain this. One, the State has speci c rules stating that a mental health facility/clinic cannot openly advertise its services. The other reason is that there is still quite a stigma concerning mental health care. “It is frustrating to see other causes and facilities receive grants and public money while we work behind the scenes,” said Hosick. “I do prefer to be helping from behind the scenes but I will not deny that we need help to increase services.” For right now, the clinic is making due with what they have in hand are proud that they can hold there own with other counties who do more. Currently, the clinics sees about 1,800 clients per year. The length of time that their clients stay in facilities is shorter than the average due to what is called the “rural culture.” Hosick explained that the since the county has a strong rural culture, in other words a family togetherness, clients will have a better time recovering and receiving the attention and care they need. “Families in the area do take better care of their own when it comes to mental health issues,” he said. “People are bound to know those who have problems and have a greater understanding than they would in larger, more urban areas.” With all this and more that is being offered to Hendry and Glades Counties, counties which are medically under-served, how was the designation made by the Federal of ce? A spokesperson for the FDOH never returned any calls with information by the time this article went to print. So, what those criteria are may never be known. What is known is that services do exist here that serve the needs of not one but two counties. “Things may not be the best of conditions right now, but we’re being creative with everything we have,” said Hosick. “We are here and our doors will always be open for whoever needs us.” Mental HealthContinued From Page 1 Annual Yearly ProgressGCSD and MHES announce the release of Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) and school grade reports. MHES and WGS earned a letter grade of A from the Florida Department of Education and did not meet AYP. As required under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, the district has sent home letters explaining what AYP is, how it is achieved, and what we are doing to improve student achievement. Additionally, parents received information informing them Florida Virtual School is the school of Choice for both MHES and WGS.Athletic Booster Club Turkey ShootThe Moore Haven Jr-Sr High School Athletic Booster Club held the annual turkey shoot fundraiser last Monday evening on the city softball eld. Local support generated about $500 for all sports at MHHS. The club would like to recognize all those who won turkeys and volunteered help for the event. James Ridgeway won the rst two rounds of the evening. Other winners were Marcus Rives, Brett Whidden, Russell Bledsoe, Barry Schleuter, Harry Ogletree, and Kevin Bryant. The booster club would like to thank the following for volunteering their help: Janice Brown, Rayon Campbell, School District Maintenance Staff, Mike Pressley, Steve Petti, Kevin Bryant, Felinda Langdale, Rebecca Langdale, Wayne Reese, Ralph Ibietatorrendia, Jennifer Perez, Lisa Randolph and Cecil Bryant. If you would like to sponsor a turkey for this event contact Lisa Randolph at 863-946-2083. Special recognition and thanks is sent out to those that sponsored turkeys: Glades Electric (4), A-1 New and Used Auto Parts (2), Mike Pressley, Ahern’s Service Center, Gates Melody Pools, Eagles, Koffee Korrall, Wayne Aldrich, Joe Flint, Gail Jones, Mickey’s Bait and Tackle, Carl Martin, Russell Bledsoe, Brett Whidden, Pedro Navarro, Doug Bronson, Rainbow Gardens, and Sharon’s Boutique. Continue to support the youth of Glades County, they are our future. Dr. Phil said “if it had not been for football in high school, he would have not nished” and look where he is today helping others. SCHOOL BRIEFS BY CHARLES M. MURPHY Glades County Democrat The Glades County Commission continued to discuss management agreements for their Community Centers when they met for their regular meeting Tuesday in Moore Haven. Major issues include the costs of insurance and maintenance for these facilities and who should pay. Commissioner Paul Beck compared the agreement to a lease between the County and the Community Associations for these buildings. Commissioner Bob Giesler said the County should paint the exterior of the building, pay the utilities, and handle any roof repairs. He suggested the community associations handle the inside of the building and pay for insurance costs for their special events. Commissioner Donna Storter Long said all insurance coverage should be paid by the County. She wants to continue ongoing maintenance by the County. County Attorney Richard Pringle said the County can continue to fund the insurance but the Community Associations would be the insured. “I would like that responsibility shifted if I can. I’m trying to look out for the Counties interest.” The Commission discussed a blanket insurance plan for all of the buildings and facilities since it would likely save them money. If the county is a secondary insured on these facilities, Pringle suggested, the county would save money. “I don’t know how much additional cost it would be, but I’ll nd out,” he added. Chairman Russell Echols said he did not want the community associations to be allowed to sublease these facilities. Mr. Giesler said they are trying to help all of the communities with these agreements, “I think things will work out well. It should be pretty much the same as it is now. We just want it down on paper.” In other actions the Commission endorsed the efforts of the Visually Impaired Persons of South West Florida and could provide of ce space to the group in the future. For over 30 years the group has assisted the blind and visually impaired in Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glades counties. They provide classes in computers, mobility, independent living skills, counseling, and recreation and leisure activities for the visually impaired. Other services include teaching the visually impaired how they can read newspapers, books and magazines, surf the internet, cook safely, identify money, clothing and food and to live more independently. The group is a non pro t rehabilitation center dedicated to providing blind and visually impaired persons with the tools, support and opportunities necessary to achieve a desired level of independence. The Commission learned that $19 million over ve years will be spent to improve the Caloosahatchee River basin by the South Florida Water Management District. The rehydration of Lake Hicpochee in Glades County is included on the list of three projects being considered for funding. Planning Director Larry Hilton reported that permits are currently being sought to rehydrate a portion of Lake Hicpochee located north of the river. The southern portion is still under review. Hilton said the District also wants to fund the C-43 reservoir in Hendry County. The projects will include shallow storage of water less than four feet deep. The Board also joined a coalition being created by the Central Florida Regional Planning Council to apply for a $1 million federal grant through the Environmental Protection Agency. The money will go toward an assessment of polluted sites, known as browns elds. Sites in Glades County could request an environmental assessment that would be funded through this grant. The Commission also lifted a hiring freeze to ll a vacancy at the County Manager’s Of ce for an Administrative support position. The annual salary is $25,730. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 5. Commissioners Tackle Community Centers’ Care

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Tues.Nov.01,2011Ladies First--Until the Ladies tee off, Men tee off on the Back (Mornings)Wed.Nov.02,2011Buy 2 Sleeves of Titliest // Free Cart for Members OnlyThurs.Nov 03,2011Twilight Thursday 4:00p-6:00pTues.Nov.08,2011Ladies First--Until the Ladies tee off, Men tee off on the Back (Mornings) Wed.Nov.09,2011Buy 2 Sleeves of Titliest // Free Cart for Members OnlyThurs.Nov.10,2011Twilight Thursday 4:00p-6:00pFri.Nov.11,2011Holiday Hours 7:30a-2:00p Veteran's DaySat.Nov.12,2011Brian Haas Memorial Scholarship (HCSO) Tournament Mon.Nov.14,2011Crooked Hook RV Park InvitationalTues.Nov.15,2011 Ladies First--Until the Ladies tee off,Men tee off on the Back (Mornings)Thurs.Nov.17,2011Twilight Thursday 4:00p-6:00pFri.Nov.18,2011Gators vs.The World Sat.Nov.19,2011Jr.Golf Clinic 8:00a-12:00p; Gators vs.The WorldSun.Nov.20,2011Gators vs.The WorldTues.Nov.22,2011Ladies First--Until the Ladies tee off,Men tee off on the Back (Mornings)Thurs.Nov.24,2011Thanksgiving-Closed for Holiday Fri.Nov.25,2011Holiday Hours 7:30a-2:00p Sun.Nov.27,2011SPECIAL EVENT -PAR THREE TOURNAMENT 2:00 PMTues.Nov.29,2011Ladies First--Until the Ladies tee off,Men tee off on the Back (Mornings)Fri.Dec.02,2011GLOW BALL NIGHT GOLF 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 BY BARBARA BROWNWhat do you know about “Hope Connections?” Keenagers (over 50YOA group) were surprised to learn how many services are offered for those age sixty and over. Dianne Croskey, case manager for Hope Connections, gave a very informative speech and indicated that those in this age group need to take advantage of their many services. There is no charge to eat lunch Monday through Friday, and this has nothing to do with y our income. In addition to luncheon meals, which can be delivered if there is a need for this, they have many projects such as line dancing, crafts, and board games, which are available throughout the w eek. Should you wish to take advantage of the meal plan, she said to notify Hope Connections two weeks in advance. Several in attendance indicated that they plan to complete the required forms and begin “eating out” right here in town. Please mark your calendar for the third Thursday in each month, and plan to attend this fun get-together which is open to anyone fty or over. Nov. 17 is going to be a really fun and informative meeting. How about Keenager Cooking School? Sharon McCormick is going to teach how to make her famous “Pumpkin Pinwheels,” Bobbi Brown is going to show how to make the easiest, from scratch biscuits, and a volunteer is needed to barbecue, and give the group his/her recipe for the sauce. How Hope Connections Serves the Community from staf ng and the $4,100 per year lease of the facility. It was also stated the Postmaster Denna W hidden would not lose her job but be relocated. W ith those facts in mind, several options were considered. Those options included: 1) A cluster of locked boxes placed in the Palmdale area or a the Palmdale Community Center. This option was presented by County Commissioner Butch Wilson. 2) The boxes being placed in the LaBelle Post Of ce. Residents would not have to change their addresses since the mail would simply be rerouted. 3) The possibility of maintaining rural roadside delivery. The options of having a cluster of locked boxes and rural deliveries were determined to still cost the USPS money if they were to close the Palmdale location because there would be costs with install any locked boxes in the area and daily delivery costs would still be incurred whether to those boxes or rural roadside delivery. The only savings that would be gained would be the $4,100 lease payment that the USPS would no longer have to pay. The relocation to LaBelle option was not easily received by those present. County Commissioner Paul Beck calculated the costs that Palmdale residents would have to pay to travel the 30 mile trip to LaBelle and back. He calculated that each resident would incur $4,500 per year expenses for 300 days per year of mail pick-up, excluding holidays and Sundays. That cost would not be bearable by the Palmdale residents. If the Palmdale Post of ce is to be closed, residents will receive a 90 day notice. May 2012 is the projected time frame for a decision to made.Commissioner Donna Storter-Long contributed to this story. PalmdaleContinued From Page 1 PHOTO / GOOGLEPalmdale Post Of ce.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 On Nov. 4, Emergency Management Director A ngela Colegrove did an interactive preparedness presentation for the Lakeport kids club. There were approximately fteen children present and ve adults. The children were given goody bags with a disaster supply list on it, coloring books, crayons, pencils, cups, bouncy balls, a step by step family plan, disaster supply list, an All-Hazards guide (for the parents) and other activities were in the bags. The presentation explained what is needed in your family disaster plan and family disaster kit. The children interacted and answered questions about disasters and what they thought was needed in their disaster supply kit. They also were able to participate in a handson activity and put their own disaster kit together. "Lakeport has an awesome youth program and Brenda Walker and the other volunteers do a great job entertaining and teaching the children," said Colegrove. "We realize that the youth of Glades Count y are our future and need to be prepared for an y disasters that we might have. "By teaching them to be prepared children they will grow in to prepared adults." Glades County Public Safety Participates in Lakeport Kids Night SUBMITTED PHOTO SUBMITTED PHOTO SUBMITTED PHOTO

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 BY LAURA MATHIS AND SARAH TILLERY First Baptist Church of Moore HavenThe Youth Alive group from the First Baptist Church of Moore Haven held their 5th Annual Softball game on Wednesday, Nov. 2. This is an outreach event of our church to invite youth in the community and surrounding areas to come out and learn about God’s love for them and have fun at the same time. We had more than 100 youth and quite a few adults come out to enjoy food, worship, a great message and a lot of fun for the evening. The members of the Youth Alive group emceed the whole event. We started out with Lindsey Swaford asking the blessing over the food, and then everyone enjoyed hamburgers and hot dogs. Once everyone was done eating, Jesse Espinosa and Savannah Devine welcomed everyone and thanked them for coming. They invited the youth out on the eld to join them in praise and worship Youth Alive style, of course. When the worship time was over, Alexis Story and Savanna Schlueter introduced the speaker, Kevin Longwell. Kevin is the 16-year-old son of David and Liz Longwell and a member of the Surge youth group of Living Waters Fellowship. He is currently a senior in high school and is working towards his Associate in Arts degree at Edison State College. He shared with everyone a message God laid on his heart. It was based on 1 Timothy 4:12 “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, life, faith and in purity.” – God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love and a sound mind. We may be young, but we can make a difference in our community. The way we live says so much about or relationship with God. Kevin’s words may have been directed to the youth present but I know it touched many adults’ hearts and lives as well. After the message, Nick Watson and Emmanuel Ibietatorremendia introduced our coaches for the evening. Coach Jamie Brown and Coach Tommy Hare. They always do a great job at handling the large number of kids who want to play. This year’s event had a little change. In order to accommodate all the youth who attend, we had to move from the high school baseball eld where we had one softball game to the city ball elds where we could have two games going at once, so more youth would get a chance to play. This meant we had to recruit more coaches. Bryan and Chantell Stafford, and Elizabeth Devine stood up to the plate and did a great job. Everyone enjoyed the rest of the evening either playing softball or cheering on their favorite team from the stands. We ended the event with everyone gathering back on the eld for a closing prayer led by Pastor Charley Watts, of the United Methodist Church of Moore Haven and Venus. There are so many people we need to thank and we truly hope not to leave anyone out. First and foremost on the list, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for allowing us all to have a fun and safe time together while reaching out to others with His love; Our Pastor-Sherrill Tillery and Our Church Family of First Baptist Church of Moore Haven for allowing us to do this again and supporting our youth nancially, physically and spiritually with their prayers; Freddy, Norma and Jose Cisneros of the Church of Christ, DDLF for always being so willing to supply the sound equipment; The City of Moore Haven and Jerri Lynn Schlueter for making sure the elds and entire area were ready for us to use; Dr. John Huysman for cooking all the hamburgers and hotdogs; Mike Willis & Ragen Mathis for helping cook and get things ready; Kevin and Donna Driggers, David & Bobbie Sullivan, Dianne Tillery, Tony and Sara Everett, and Michelle Rayburn for pitching in and working the concession stand; Kevin Longwell for delivering the Awesome message; Jamie Brown, Tommy Hare, Bryan and Chantell Stafford, and Elizabeth Devine for coaching our games; Sheriff Stuart Whiddon, Deputy Watts and Deputy Anderson for the peace of mind; Shannon Bass for keeping track of our sign-in sheets; Lorie Ward for taking pictures for us all evening. Pastor Charley Watts for closing in prayer; Lindsey Swaford, Jesse Espinosa, Savannah Devine, Alexis Story, Savanna Schlueter, Nick Watson and Emmanuel Ibietatorremendia for being willing to take a stand and help lead this event Ya’ll are awesome! And last but de nitely not least, we had so many other people come offer their help and we were so blessed to have too much help-which is a great problem to have-we do thank you all for offering. Each of you are greatly appreciated and I know will be richly blessed for giving of your time. We truly thank God for allowing us to be a part of such an awesome Youth Alive group. Youth Alive 5th Annual Softball Game “We had more than 100 youth and quite a few adults come out to enjoy food, worship, a great message and a lot of fun for the evening.”— Laura Mathis PHOTO / LAURA MATHISTeam Devine PHOTO / LAURA MATHISTeam Stafford PHOTO / LAURA MATHISTeam Hare

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Hendry Regional Medical Center recogonizes, Florida Rural Health Day ,along with the Florida Rural Health Association,the Florida Association of Rural EMS, Florida's nine rural health networks,and the Florida Office of Rural Health.Hendry Regional Medical Center is proud to play a leading role in efforts to address the healthcare needs of our rural citizens.524 West Sagamore Clewiston,FL 33440 *$5 per month deposit offer applies only to checking accounts that have an active direct deposit, such as payroll or pension de posits. $5 per month deposit offer is valid for a 12-month period beginning the month account holders debit card is activated. Offer m ay be withdrawn at any time. NEW CUSTOMER OFFER! NEW CUSTOMER OFFER! We Believe In You .CenterStateBank.com Equal Housing Lender We believe in a debit card that pays you.Get a debit card„plus free checking and $5 per month in your account for a year.* Tired of big bank fees? At CenterState Bank, we believe you deserve better. So visit your local CenterState Bank of“ce today and pick up a CenterState Bank debit card. Well give you a free checking account too„and put $5 per month in your account for a whole year! Thats our way of saying welcome to CenterState Bank. And another way of saying We Believe In You 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 BY STATEPOINTSleep is vital for children’s overall health and development. That’s why it’s important that children develop good sleep habits, right from the start. “Parents of infants need to know how to help their baby safely fall asleep,” says Robert W. Block, MD, FAAP, of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). “And older children will bene t from an environment that helps them get enough sleep.” Here are some tips for safe and adequate sleep from the experts at the AAP: Safer Sleep Babies up to one year of age should always be placed on their backs on a rm surface to sleep. This will reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, which is the leading cause of death in the United States for babies between one month and one year old. “While we don’t know what causes SIDS, we have learned how parents can dramatically lower the risks,” says Dr. Block. Make sure the crib, bassinet or play yard meets current safety standards and hasn’t been recalled. And make sure to keep all objects -including soft toys, blankets and crib bumpers -out of the crib, as they can increase the risk of suffocation or strangulation. Consider using a sleeper instead of blankets, and make sure the baby’s head remains uncovered. The crib can be in the same room as you sleep, but do not place the baby in the same bed as you. Also, keep the baby away from smoke and smokers. Warm, Not Hot Keep the room where your baby sleeps at a comfortable temperature. In general, dress your baby in no more than one extra layer than you would wear. Your baby may be too hot if she is sweating or if her chest feels hot. You may offer a paci er, which can help reduce the risk of SIDS. However, other products like wedges, positioners, special mattresses and specialized sleep surfaces have not been shown to reduce the risk of SIDS. If you are breastfeeding, wait until breastfeeding is going well before offering a paci er, usually around three to four weeks. Children should be taken out of a crib by the time they are 35 inches tall. Establish Routines If your child or teen seems to be having trouble sleeping, try altering the environment or establishing a routine. For example, see if your child sleeps better in a dark room or with a night light. Do not allow a TV in your child’s bedroom, and make sure he or she doesn’t watch or read anything upsetting or scary within two hours of bedtime. Instead, a bath, warm drink or story time will help a child unwind. For more tips to help your young one get a good night’s sleep, visit the AAP’s website for parents, www. healthychildren.org. If sleeping problems persist, consult your pediatrician. Even sleepers with the toughest problems can learn good habits. Sleep Tips for Children and Infants

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RESOLVED BAD CREDIT? BANKRUPT? NEED A LOAN?WE OFFER LOANS UP TO$500,000WE HELP YOU RE-ESTABLISH YOUR CREDIT WE ARE OPEN 24 HOURS1-877-747-9402 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-CA-338 EVERGLADES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff vs. EDUARDO CARTAGENA AND ESTRELLA CARTAGENA Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Hendry County, Florida, will on November 23, 2011, at 11:00 AM, on the second oor lobby of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 W. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Hendry County, Florida, as follows: The South One-Half of the Soutwest One-Quarter of the Northwest One-Quarter of the Northeast One-Quarter of the Southeast One-Quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 2668 in Montura Ranch Estates. Together with a 1999 West Single-Wide Mobile Home having Identi cation No. GAFLX75A35034WT31, and Title No. 79197355, which is permanently af xed to Real Estate. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on October 24, 2011 in the above-styled cause, pending in said Court. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Barbara S. Butler, Clerk Clerk of Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 401503 CN 11/3, 11/10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.26-2010-CA-001220 BAC FLORIDA BANK, a Florida chartered Bank, Plaintiff -vsLA BELLE 10 ACRES, INC., a Florida corporations; EYAL ROSS Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated the 20th day of October, 2011, entered in the above captioned action, Case No. 26-2010CA-001220, I BARBARA S. BUTLER, Circuit Court Clerk, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash 11:00 a.m. on November 23, 2011, on the 2nd oor of the Administrative side of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935, the following described property as set for th in said nal judgment, to-wit: See Exhibit A Attached Hereto and Made a Part Hereof. Exhibit “A” Legal Description for File No.: E5-174 PARCEL #1THE EAST ONEHALF OF NORTHEAST ONEQUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR STATE ROAD NO. 78, SUBJECT TO THAT CERTAIN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS, OVER AND ACRES THE SOUTH 30 FEET THEREOF, ALL OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, LYING AND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONTAINING 4.82 ACRES MORE OR LESS. PARCEL#2THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OFWAY FOR STATE ROAD NO. 78 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, LYING AND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONTAINING 2.27 ACRES MORE ORE LESS; AND PARCEL #3THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OFWAY FOR STATE ROAD NO. 78, TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 30 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ON-QUARTER, ALL OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, LYING AND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONTAINING 2.55 ACRES MORE OR LESS. GRANTOR WARRANTS SUBJECT PROPERTY IS NOT HER HOMESTEAD PROPERTY, NOR ADJACENT THERETO, SHE RESIDES AT 22411 43RD DRIVE, LAKE CITY, FL 32024. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE, DATED THIS OCTOBER 25, 2011 BARBARA S. BUTLER Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less that 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. 401504 CN 11/3,10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000964 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. EARL S. DYESS A/K/A EARL S. DYESS, IV, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 20, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2009CA-000964 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC is the Plaintiff and EARL S. DYESS A/K/A EARLS S. DYESS, IV; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00 AM, on the 23rd day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 6, BLOCK B, SEMINOLE MANOR, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 93 AND 94, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1984 CORSAIR MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# E105401A AND E105401B. A/K/A 511 WATER OAK AVENUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other that the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 25, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group P. L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09087034 CHASEDIRECT-FHA-Team3 ** See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 401469 CN 11/3 & 11/10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000981 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. HECTOR T. VEGA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HECTOR T. VEGA; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants(s), who (is/are) not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants; TAYLOR, BEAN, WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 20, 2011, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: LOT 55 HOLIDAY ISLES, UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 4, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1993 MERITT LIVESTOCK DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME ATTACHED THERETO HAVING VIN #FLHML2P6899880A, TITLE #65126403 AND VIN #FLHML2P6899880B, TITLE #65126404. a/k/a 837 REDISH CIR., CLEWISTON, FL 33440-5349 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at in front of the of ce of the Clerk of Circuit Court being on the second oor of the administration building of the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida, in accordance with Capter 45, Florida Statutes, at 11 o’clock a.m., on November 23, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at LaBelle, Florida, this 25 of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, E. MARION AVENUE, PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950, AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS (941) 637-2281, WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 1-800-955-8771. 401533, CB/CGS 11/3, 11/10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000874 BANK OF AMERICA, NA, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE L. MUNOZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 20, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2009CA-000874 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NA, is the Plaintiff and JOSE L. MUNOZ; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE L. MUNOZ N/K/A MARGARITA OTALVARO; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOO R HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00 AM, on the 23RD day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 7, BLOCK 2535, UNIT 13, PORT LABELLE, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 55, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A UNIT 13, BLOCK 2535, PORT LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, i f any, other that the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal o f this Court on October 25, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Cler k Florida Default Law Group P. L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09076595 BANKAMERICA2-CONVTeam 2 ** See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. CN 11/3 & 11/10/2011 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 9:00 am at 1225 NW Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of Tomeka Brown (4) Sheets of drywall, Black Table, Black Entertainment Center w/ Glass doors. • Property of Reginald Davis Green Love Seat & Couch, Queen Size Mattress, (2) Baby Bouncers, In atable Mattress, Kids Toys, 19” TV, Playpen, Compact Disc Changer w/ Stereo Receiver, Brown Leather Head Board, Clothes, Shoes, (2) KLH Audio System Speakers, Portable Fan, Misc. items • Property of Tonia Moore (2) Lawn Chairs, Bissell Steamer, Kids Power Wheel Car, Portable Fan, Red Small Carry on Suitcase, Black Suitcase, Plastic Caf Table, (2) Cherry Barrister Bookcases, Misc items 401637 SUN 11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Construction Licensing Board will hold a meeting Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, Labelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or 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. 402179 CN 11/10/2011 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston Fl 33440 on November 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.: 1995 Cadillac, VIN: 1G6KS52Y1SU834764 2006 Suzuki, VIN: VTTGM51A862101689 402251 CN 11/10/2011NOTICE OF SALE TO: Adrian Damms You are hereby noti ed that the property stored by you with Central Self Storage, Unit #26 & #29 located at 315 S. Central Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440. The items are believed to be household and miscellaneous items and will be sold to the highest bidder for cash at the above address on November 12, 2011 @ 8 a.m. at Central Self Storage along with advertising cost in the amount of $2,400.00 plus $39.68. We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. 401611 CN 11/3,10/2011 Employment Full TimeMEMBER SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE Must have excellent communication & organizational skills. Must be pro cient in all Microsoft Of ce programs. Must also be able to multitask and able to handle emotional situations. Previous banking experience and knowledge of IRA’s preferred. Bi-lingual a +. May apply in person or mail resume to 1099 W. Ventura Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440, Attn: Diana or email resume to: memberservices@ evergladesfcu.com. SR. AGRICULTURAL ASSISTANT UF/IFASEverglades RECBelle Glade, perform eld research & data entry for sugarcane and biofuel research. Field & biofuel research. Field & computer experience preferred. Must be able to work both independently and with a team. Valid FL driver license & background check required. $12 hrly plus bene ts & state retirement. Must apply online at: https://jobs.u .edu/ applicants/Central? quickFind=70964 Employment MedicalMedical Assistant Must have 1 yr exp. Bilingual Spanish/ English pref. Competitive salary and excellent bene ts. Fax resume to (863) 983-9604 or apply at FCHC, 315 South W. C. Owen Ave. Clewiston, FL. e-mail hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP. Money Lenders For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Pets/SuppliesFree Kittens Precious Kittens to Loving Home. (863)983-6638 or (954)770-8383 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments2 BR 1 BA with central air, good location in Moore Haven. Ready to move in. $575/mo + $575 dep. Call Joe (305) 720-3322. Apartment for rent Belle Glade and South Bay. 2 BR 1 BA. $450/mo. $600 dep. (561)996-5420 Apartments for the Elderly Glades Diamond Housing, Inc. Applications available at: 100 Downs Circle Belle Glade, Fl 33430 One Bedroom & Ef ciency Apts. ***Rent based on income*** 561-992-5446 TTY: 1-800-955-8771 BELLE GLADE667 SE 4th St. 3 bdrm. Quiet area, washer & dryer hookup. Call for details: 305-487-2850. WILDWOOD 1 Bedroom unfurnished. Call: 863-983-3151. Money Lenders ApartmentsGreentree East Apartments 2 Bedroom Apartments •Rental Assistance Available to quali ed households •Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting •Full time bilingual Site Manager •Rental rates starting at $535 plus Utilities Call 902-1577 TDD #1-800-955-8771 701 W Ventura, Clewiston 8:00 AM -3:00 PM, Mon-Fri Equal Housing Opportunity Condos/Townhouses RentBEAUTIFUL CONDO at Bass Capital, 2br, 2ba on waterway. $1000/mo Great Cond, unfurn, No pets (863)677-0872 Houses RentCLEWISTON 1004 Johnson Rd., 2BR/1BA, $600 mo. + $500 sec., no inside pets. Call Tricia (863)228-6664. CLEWISTON 3/1, garage, 327 W. Trinidad, $650 mo. + $600 sec. No inside pets. Call Tricia (863)228-6664. CLEWISTON 417 E. Trinidad, 3/1, $650/mo., $550 Sec. No inside pets. Call Tricia (863)228-6664. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Houses SaleBELLE GLADE 2 story brick home. 3 br., 2 ba. 3000 sq. ft. Lrg. kit. w/island. In-ground pool w/hot tub & screened patio. Wood & tile rs. 2 car carport, alarm system, hurricane shutters, & plenty indoor/outdoor storage. To see, must be pre-approved. Call: 561-261-9988. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile Home RentMOORE HAVEN 3 br. /2 ba. Large fenced yard, LR, DR. $650 mo. plus sec. 863-946-3376. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Mobile Home RentMOORE HAVEN Furn/Unfurn 3BR, 1.5 BA, fenced yard, screened porch, shed, $575/mo 2BR, 2BA $525/mo. 2BR, 1BA double lot, fenced yard, car port, new tile $700/mo. Lg 1BR APT $475/mo. Lg Eff. APT w/ util furn $165/week. Room w/Utilities share kitchen $50/wk (863)509-0096 Mobile HomeSaleBANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 North LaBelle 2008 doublewide 3br, 2ba like new on 3 lots, screened porch, shed, fenced yard, swing set, and sandbox. $65,000 Owner nancing 239-564-5415 Reduced to Sell 3br, 2ba. Recently remodeled home & Land on Lake. Located 1860 Ridgdill. REDUCED $83,900 Owner nancing avail. (843)766-9434. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public Notice One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Public Notice Public Notice 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 Public Notice Public Notice

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-001220 BAC FLORIDA BANK, a Florida chartered Bank, Plaintiff, -vs LA BELLE 10 ACRES, INC., a Florida corporation; EYAL ROSS, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated the 20th day of October, 2011, entered in the above captioned action, Case No. 26-2010CA-001220, I, BARBARA S. BUTLER, Circuit Court Clerk, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash 11:00 a.m. on November 23, 2011, on the 2nd oor of the Administrative side of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935, the following described property as set forth in said nal judgment, to-wit: Exhibit “A” Legal Description for File No.: E5-174 PARCEL #1 THE EAST ONE-HALF OF NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF T HE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF T HE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR STATE ROAD NO. 78, SUBJECT T O THAT CERTAIN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND A CRES THE SOUTH 30 FEET THEREOF, ALL OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH. RANGE 28 EAST, LYING A ND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONTAINING 4.82 ACRES MORE OR LESS: PARCEL #2 THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS AND EXCEPT T HAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR STATE ROAD NO. 78, OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST LYING A ND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONTAINING 2.27 ACRES MORE OR LESS: AND PARCEL #3 THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS AND EXCEPT T HAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR STATE ROAD NO. 78, TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 30 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST ONEQUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONEQUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONEQUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONEQUARTER, ALL OF SECTION 1. T OWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, LYING AND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CONTAINING 2.55 ACRES MORE OR LESS. GRANTOR WARRANTS SUBJECT PROPERTY IS NOT HER HOMESTEAD PROPERTY, NOR ADJACENT THERET O. SHE RESIDES AT 22411 43RD DRIVE, LAKE CITY, FL 32024. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INT EREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED this October 25, 2011. BARBARA S. BUTLER Clerk, Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 401934 CN 11/10,17/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000085 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. HECTOR CALERO, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 20, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-000085 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and HECTOR CALERO; SUNI M. CALERO; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK B, GOLFVIEW ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 90, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1115 W VENTURA AVENUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other that the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 25, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group P. L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09114804 NMNC-FHA-B-efordham-Team 1 ** See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 401483 CN 11/3 & 11/10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 26-2011-CA-000317 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. RUBIN CONSTANT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 20, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2011CA-000317 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and RUBIN CONSTANT; MIMOSE CONSTANT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00 AM, on the 23RD day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 17, BLOCK 2104, OF PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 73, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 5009 EARLY LANE, PORT LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other that the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 25, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group P. L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11009242 NMNC-SPECFHLMC-RUNASSIGNED-Team 5 ** See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 401499 CN 11/3 & 11/10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 26-2011-CA-000033 INTERSTATE ADVISORS, LLC Plaintiff, v. ROBERT LYNN RICHARDSON A/K/A ROBERT L. RICHARDSON; ROBIN RICHARDSON A/K/A ROBIN S. RICHARDSON; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants; COUNTRY VILLAGE PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment dated October 20, 2011, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: LOT 6, BLOCK 11, PORT LABELLE HOLIDAY PARK, UNIT 1, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 3 OF THE PUBLIC RECORD OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA a/k/a 2010 CLIPPER CIRCLE, LABELLE, FL 33935 at public sale on November 23, 2011, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the of ce of the Clerk of Circuit Court being on the second oor of the administration building of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statues, beginning at eleven o’clock a.m. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at LaBelle, Florida, this 25 of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, E. MARION AVENUE, PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950, AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS (941) 637-2281, WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 1-800-955-8771. 401553, CB/CGS 11/3, 11/10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000771 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, STEPHEN L. O’BANNON A/K/A STEPHEN L. OBANNON et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 31, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-000771 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and STEPHEN L. O’BANNON A/K/A STEPHEN L. OBANNON; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STEPHEN L. OBANNON A/1C/A STEPHEN L. OBANNON N/K/A JANE DOE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMTNISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGH-WAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00am, on the 30th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 19, BLOCK B, CROSS-TIE MOBILE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 103, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO VIN. NO. 3354864762A AND 3354864762B, A/K/A 661 E LINCOLN AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must tile a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 1, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10058427“See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-9554770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 401944 CN 11/10,17/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-001273 INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK FSB, Plaintiff vs. JEFFREY SHEARER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED REFORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated October 21, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2008CA-001273 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK FSB, is the Plaintiff and JEFFREY SHEARER; TRACY A. SHEARER; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 23rd day of November 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 24 AND THE NORTH 25 FEET OF LOT 23, BLOCK 4, OF LABELLE PARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 111 HARDEE STREET LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 27, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 3622-5018F08101504“See Americans with Disabilities Act in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whole of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3132, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8711 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding.401678 CN 11/3,10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2011-CA-000246 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, JAMES F. WHITE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 31 2011 and entered in. Case No. 26-2011CA-000246 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff and JAMES F. WHITE; LINDA G. WHITE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 30th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final, Judgment: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 TN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1294 Davidson Street Clewiston, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 1, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11000865**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-9558770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 401945 CN 11/10,17/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-155 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, 9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 175 Tampa, Florida 33634, Plaintiff, v. VALERIE P. NELSON, FITZROY NELSON, and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: FITZROY NELSON: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been led against you in the Circuit Court, County of Glades, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: LOTS 19 AND 20, BLOCK 7, J. T. TAYLOR’S LAKESIDE SUBDIVISION, IN SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 41, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 HOMES OF MERIT 64 x 32 B3202 MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBER: FLHML2139822910AB. You are required to le a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, at least thirty (30) days from the date of rst publication, and le the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. CLERK OF COURT BY: /S/ Julie Braddoc k Deputy Cler k Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, Esq. Timothy D. Padgett, PA. 2878 Remington Green Circle Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 422-2520 (phone) (850) 422-2567 (fax) 401749 CN 11/3,10/2011NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATIONS AND LOCATION CHANGE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HENDRY COUNTY The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida hereby gives notice of two meeting cancellations and a location change for another meeting. The Board’s regularly scheduled meetings of November 22, 2011 and December 27, 2011, have been canceled. The Board’s December 13, 2011 meeting will be held in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, at 5:00 p.m. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida Darrell R. Harris, Chairman 402362 CN/CB 11/10/2011 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE A meeting will be held Friday, November 17, 2011 at 301 N. Olive Avenue, 12th Floor. West Palm Beach, FL 33401. The meeting is scheduled to begin promptly at 9:30 AM. This will be a public intergovernmental meeting between and among Palm Beach County, the Cities of South Bay, Pahokee and Belle Glade which may be attended by 2 or more of members of the Glades Utility Authority Board to discuss the future prospects of the Glades Utility Authority and its possible acquisition by Palm Beach County. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by any board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or 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. Jocelyn Coln, GUA Clerk 402066 SUN 11/10/2011 REQUEST FOR BIDS EXOTIC INVASIVE AND NUISANCE PLANT ERADICATION SERVICES, AIRGLADES INDUSTRIAL PARK, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA RFP No. 2012-03 Opening Date and Time: December 1, 2011 @ 2:00 pm The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids from responsive and responsible bidders for award to provide professional exotic invasive and nuisance plant eradication services at Airglades Industrial Park, 3800 Airglades Blvd., Clewiston, Florida, 33440, as requested by the County and described in the Request for Bids (RFB). In order to be considered, proposals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by December 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request wi ll be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on November 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Hendry County Engineering, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. Firms not in attendance at the pre-bid meeting shall be considered non-responsive and shall be disquali ed from the Bid process. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. 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. Darrell R. Harris, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 401753 CN/CB 11/3,10,17/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 2011-CA-563 SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BIG LAKE NATIONAL BANK, Plaintiff, VS. THOMAS E. ARNIOTIS; JAMES A. ARNIOTIS; and SHERRY ARNIOTIS, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them, and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, or any other person or parties natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under the above named defendants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property hereafter described, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 31, 2011, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-563, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BIG LAKE NATIONAL BANK, is the Plaintiff and THOMAS E. ARNIOTIS, JAMES A. ARNIOTIS, and SHERRY ARNIOTIS, I will sell, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 25 E Hickpochee, Labelle, Florida 33935, SECOND FLOOR, at 11:00 AM on the 30th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: The West one-half of the West one-half of Lot 12 of that certain unrecorded Subdivision known as DOUBLE “J” ACRES, lying in the Southeast quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida, which lot 12 is more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of the Southeast quarter of said Section 29; thence N 04’05’50” W, 1,32132 feet, along the East line of said Section 29; thence west 1,298.80 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence N 03’03’48” West, 330.46 feet; thence East 646.38 feet; thence S 030351 E, 330.63 feet; thence West 649.40 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Said lot 12 being subject to an easement for road right-of-way over the East 30 feet and the North 30 feet thereof Together with that certain 1970 OMEGA mobile home IDS HA60122RBK154CA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAT THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated the 1st day of November, 2011. Clerk of Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, within two working days of your receipt of this [describe notice]; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 402108 CN 11/10,17/2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The following Ordinance described by title only will be placed on Second and Final Reading at the City Commission Meeting of the City of South Bay, Florida to be held on November 01, 2011, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. at the City of South Bay City Commission Chambers at 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, Florida. ORDINANCE 01-2012 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SOUTH BAY, FLORIDA ELECTING TO LOCALLY IMPLEMENT FLORIDA STATUTE 316.008(8)(A); PROVIDING FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF LAW OF FLORIDA 2010-80; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; PROVIDING AUTHORITY TO RENUMBER AND CODIFY; AND PROVIDING A SERVERABILITY CLAUSE. If anyone has any questions regarding this proposal, they may be submitted in writing or at the time of the scheduled public hearing as noted above. Written comments should be addressed to the City Clerk, 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, FL 33493. 402314 CN 11/10/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice State Public Legal Notice Public Notice State Public Legal Notice Public Notice Public Notice How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in toda y s classifieds. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2147 2008 1274432-A0002230000 Rigoberto Hurtado, Susana Hurtado & Yvonne Hurtado The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a canal easement over and across the South 25 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 224, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401074 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 415 2007 1324229-A0000560000 Sarah J. Sawatzky & Jacob C. Sawatzky & Taylor R. Sawatzky The East one-half of the following described property as divided by a NorthSouth line parallel to the East boundary thereof. The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter and the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter, EXCLUDING the East 178.99 feet and EXCLUDING the North 150 feet of the West 375 feet of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a perpetual easement for ingress and egress across the North 30feet thereof. Subject to a perpetual easement for ingress, egress and utilities across the East 30 feet thereof and across the South 30 feet of the East 200 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 402147 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 CITY OF CLEWISTON Request for Proposals Bid No. 2011-06 The City of Clewiston will accept proposals for Integrated Municipal Financial & Utility Billing Software & Implementation Services until 3:00 p.m., local time, December 6, 2011 at City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. The City will then have a Selection Committee evaluate all proposals. The City may require an on-site demonstration of the product, Bid No. 2011-06 is a Request for Proposals for Integrated Municipal Financial & Utility billing Software & Implementation Services. The details for this Request for Proposals can be found on the City of Clewiston’s web site at www.clewiston .gov or at Clewiston City Hall; direct questions to Utilities Director, Kevin McCarthy, at 863-984-1454. Each proposal must be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked INTEGRATED MUNICIPAL FINANCIAL & UTILITY BILLING SOFTWARE & IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES. Proposals may be mailed to Marilyn McCorvey, City Clerk, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440, or hand delivered to the same address. No responsibility shall be attached to any of cers for the premature opening of a bid not properly addressed and identi ed. The City of Clewiston reserves the right to hold all bids for sixty days and to reject any and all bids, with or without cause, to waive technical errors and informalities, or to accept the bid that in its judgment best serves the City. CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA Marilyn McCorvey, City Clerk 401702 CN 11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3443 2008 4104329-02020460110 Karen Sterling Lot 11, Block 2046, Port LaBelle Unit 2, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400549 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3506 2008 4104329-02020710090 Maria C. Blanco Lot 9, Block 2071, Port LaBelle Unit 2, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402180 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3620 2008 4104329-03020990030 Open Space Land LLC Lot 3, Block 2099, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402191 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3724 2008 4104329-03021290030 Open Space Land LLC Lot 3, Block 2129, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402184 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ilene & Jon Klasfeld Co Tr, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2859 2007 4104329-02020590140 Nubia J. Pacheco Lot 14, Block 2059, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402200 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3358 2008 4104329-01020180080 Maylin Sanchez Lot 8, Block 2018, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400322 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3385 2008 4104329-01020270110 Elvira Ramirez Lot 11, Block 2027, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402186 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3364 2008 4104329-01020190160 Dino Dante Lot 16, Block 2019, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400324 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2153 2008 1274432-A0002360100 Jose Valle The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 127, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401078 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2164 2008 1274432-A0002660000 Lucky Path, LLC The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 196, Montura RanchEstates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401080 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2293 2008 1364432-A0000210000 Osvaldo & Martha Gonzalez The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as tract 4844, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401082 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2072 2008 1264432-A0002430100 Rafael M. Blanco And Maria M. Morales The North one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 383, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399058 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2216 2008 1354432-A0000440000 Marvin Lewis & Jacqueline Lewis The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4569, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400282 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 21 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2009 2008 1264432-A0000130000 Luis H. Rodriguez The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1119, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399083 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2473 2007 2014329-0100108D090 Sarah J. Sawatzky & Jacob C. Sawatzky & Taylor R. Sawatzky Lots 32 to 35, Block D, Palm Heights Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 5, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida (said Palm Heights Subdivision being a resubdivision of Blocks 106, 107, 108, 109 of Goodno’s Addition to LaBelle, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 3, Public Records of Lee County, Florida, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida). Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402185 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3408 2008 4104329-020000L0090 Steven & Barbara Nesmith Lot L9, Block 2064, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400484 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1816 2008 1224432-01000780020 Orlando & Betty F. Ramos Lot 2, Block 78, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37 thru 39, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399068 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1629 2008 1224432-01000020020 Montura Trading Post Inc Lot 2, Block 2, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37 thru 39, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399070 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3384 2008 4104329-01020270100 Elvira Ramirez Lot 10, Block 2027, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011 Dated this 2nd day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 402313 CN 11/10,17,23;12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2285 2008 1364432-01000000230 Tax Free Strategies LLC FBO Hector Torres Lot 23, Woodland Subdivision 11, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 12, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399060 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3430 2008 4104329-02020410220 Larry & Michelle Arceneaux Lot 22, Block 2041, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400504 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3412 2008 4104329-020000L0340 Affordable Lehigh Builders, Inc. Lot L34, Block 2076, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400501 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2582 2008 1314433-A0003880000 Carlos A. Alvarez The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5980, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded Subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401083 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2138 2008 1274432-A0001890000 Luis R. Llorente The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onw-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 41, Montura Ranch Estates,an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399094 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2134 2008 1274432-A0001770000 Walter J. Wood and Mercedes Tous The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 46, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399095 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2306 2008 1364432-A0000960000 Marie Claire Pady The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, 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 4707, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401072 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2304 2008 1364432-A0000770100 Shirley Johnson The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access easement of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4753, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401073 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2175 2008 1344432-A0000180100 Lourdes Pares, Juan Pares & Migdalia Pares The West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4372, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400279 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Chester J Rust Revocable Tr, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1218 2008 1344331-020000P0140 Stefan Andreas Kalman The Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one quarter AND the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lots 14 and 15, Block P, 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 Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 402140 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 22 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3437 2008 4104329-02020440050 SNF Enterprises LLC Lot 5, Block 2044, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400548 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3719 2008 4104329-03021280020 Michael J. & Kathleen E. Carney Lot 2, Block 2128, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 402145 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3450 2008 4104329-02020500200 Rueben E. Phillips & Charles Phillips Lot 20, Block 2050, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400497 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ilene & Jon Klasfeld Co Tr the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 386 2007 1324229-05000001230 Galen B. Steeg & Rose Marie Steeg Lot 123, Kell Mill Terrace Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 11, Public Records of Glades County, Florida, lying and being In Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 402144 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1451 2008 1144432-A0000710000 William Michael Radcliffe And Kathryn L. Radcliffe The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3589, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400278 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2592 2008 1314433-A0004200000 JJ Baez The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5988, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401087 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3381 2008 4104329-01020260180 Jed M. & Magdalena Perlowin 18, Block 2026, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402196 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1854 2008 1244432-A0000370100 International Monetary Mortgage Fund The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399062 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3693 2008 4104329-03021190230 Harry Ireland Lot 23, Block 2119, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402203 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2366 2008 1364432-A0002550000 Carlos Perez The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 4204, Montura Ranch Estates. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401070 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2203 2008 1354432-A0000190100 I Love My Pet Catering Corp The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4582, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011, which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400281 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2277 2008 1354432-A0002460000 Dolores Camacho The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known asTract 3916, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400286 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2579 2008 1314433-A0003720000 Coral Parkways Holdings, Inc. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 6065, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401084 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3380 2008 4104329-01020260170 Jed M. and Magdalena Perlowan Lot 17, Block 2026, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400325 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2076 2008 1264432-A0002490100 Carol Mola The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 434, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399074 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2073 2008 1264432-A0002480000 Carol Mola The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 416, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399080 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 23 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3411 2008 4104329-020000L0250 Micheal D. Arceneaux Myrtle Arceneaux Lot L25, Block 2034, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400489 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT RJS Realty, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 493 2008 1334528-A0000020000 Lake Trafford Independent Baptist Chruch, Inc. The South one-half of Section 33, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 60 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402189 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Euphonium V, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 492 2008 1334528-A0000010000 Lake Trafford Independent Baptist Church, Inc. The North one-half of Section 33, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 60 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402199 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3726 2008 4104329-03021290080 Edric Copp Jr. & Kasumi Copp Lot 8, Block 2129, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402188 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2290 2008 1364432-A0000130100 Eva & Rafael Arroyo The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4911, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401081 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2328 2008 1364432-A0001560000 Alice K. Ward The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for road access of The West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3979, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401079 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1906 2008 1254432-A0000360000 Victor Villalba The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5086, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399057 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2560 2008 1314433-A0003080000 Michael S. Ball & Sarah Ball The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5805, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401086 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Investments 2234, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2625 2007 3014334-01001430040 Robert W. Taylor & Marilyn Taylor The North 1/3 of Lot 7, all of Lot 8 and the South 1/3 of Lot 9, Block 143, of the General Plan of Clewiston, Florida, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 71-78, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 15th day of December, 2011. Dated this 2nd day of Novembe r 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 402204 CN 11/10,17,23 & 12/1/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3361 2008 4104329-01020190020 Marjorie E. Levine, Lisa B. Levine and Brian A. Levine Lot 2, Block 2019, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400323 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1936 2008 1254432-A0000990000 Argelia M. Martinez The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1162, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011, which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399085 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2245 2008 1354432-A0001520000 Marcia Perez & Marisol Perez The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3747, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399511 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2251 2008 1354432-A0001700100 Lucky Path LLC The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3734, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400321 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2074 2008 1264432-A0002480100 Carol Mola The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 415, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399076 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2088 2008 1264432-A0002820000 Ivan Mestres The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 489, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399072 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2043 2008 1264432-A0001510100 Osmar & Blanca Carmona The North one-half of the West one-half of the North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 317, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399082 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 24 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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N N O T I C E O O F P P U B L I C H H E A R I N G P R E L I M I N A R Y P P L A T A A P P L I C A T I O N H E N D R Y C C O U N T Y Notice is hereby given that the Local Planning Agency of Hendry County (LPA) will hold a public hearing on N o v e m b e r 3 3 0 2 2 0 1 1 a a t 6 6 : 0 0 p p m at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, La Belle, Florida, to consider the Preliminary Plat Application of River Landings (PL11-0001), a subdivision of a portion of Sections 21 and 28, Township 43 South, Range 28 East. The subdivision is located north of SR 80, south of the Calooshatchee River, and is adjacent to the west side of the Riverbend Motorcoach RV Resort. Copies of the files and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the matter. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, 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. P e t i t i o n N N u m b e r : PL11-0001 A p p l i c a n t : Tice Street, LLC (AKA River Landings); represented by Johnson-Prewitt and Associates, Inc. L o c a t i o n : 5992, 5970, and 5942 West SR 80, LaBelle, FL P r o p e r t y s s i z e : 30.20 acres +/R e q u e s t : The applicant is seeking approval of a preliminary plat for a recreational vehicle development in accordance with Ordinance 2011-09. Orvell Howard, Chair Hendry County Local Planning Agency NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2314 2008 1364432-A0001140000 Jorge Daniel de Inurrieta The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 30 feet and the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4786, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401071 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2089 2008 1264432-A0002820100 Ivan Mestres The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof and the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 490, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399071 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 LEGAL NOTICE Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Belle Glade, Florida, at the City’s Clerk’s of ce, City Hall, Belle Glade, Florida, until: 2:30 P.M. December 1, 2011 at which time they will be opened and recorded. Such proposals to provide for the furnishing of: THE SALE, PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL SURPLUS PROPERTIES The resulting contracts shall be awarded to the responsible offeror(s) that best meet the needs of and provide the most advantageous opportunity to the City of Belle Glade, taking into consideration, among other things, proposal amount, the nancial responsibility of the offeror, proven skill and experience, abilities to timely perform, previous satisfactory performance, the intent of the development and whether that intent acts to strengthen the stability of the commercial community, and such other abilities of the offeror that the City, in its sole discretion, determines will enable it to perform effectively and ef ciently the project being proposed upon. In selecting offerors, the City is not bound to make the award on the basis of the highest monetary offer. It is the City’s goal to strengthen the stability of its commercial communities. The purchaser(s) shall be required to comply with certain terms and conditions that are identi ed in the proposed “Contract for Sale and Purchase and Deposit Receipt” including, but not limited to, acceptance of the property in an “AS IS WHERE IS” condition and to obtain a building permit within 18 months from the closing date and to obtain a certi cate of occupancy within 30 months of the closing date. The envelope containing the proposal shall be marked as follows: SEALED PROPOSAL FOR RFP NO. 7-11; THE SALE, PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL SURPLUS PROPERTIES OFFEROR’S NAME TO BE OPENED 2:30 P.M. DECEMBER 1, 2011 No offeror may withdraw his or her proposal for a period of One Hundred Twenty (120) days after submission by the date set for the opening thereof. The City of Belle Glade reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, and/or make awards either as individual items or as a total combined proposal, whichever it considers in the best interest of the City, and to waive any informalities in any proposal. The complete Request for Proposals including statement of work and proposal forms may be obtained by bona de offerors upon application at the of ce of the City Clerk, 110 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, West, Belle Glade, FL 33430-3900 or from the City of Belle Glade website at: http://www.bellegladegov.com//. THE CITY OF BELLE GLADE Debra R. Buff, CMC, City Clerk 402219 SUN 11/10/2011 LEGAL NOTICE Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Belle Glade, Florida, at the City’s Clerk’s of ce, City Hall, Belle Glade, Florida, until: 2:00 P.M. December 1, 2011 at which time they will be opened and recorded. Such proposals to provide for the furnishing of: THE SALE, PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF RESIDENTIAL SURPLUS PROPERTIES The resulting contracts shall be awarded to the responsible offeror(s) that best meet the needs of and provide the most advantageous opportunity to the City of Belle Glade, taking into consideration, among other things, proposal amount, the nancial responsibility of the offeror, proven skill and experience, abilities to timely perform, previous satisfactory performance, the intent of the development and whether that intent acts to strengthen the stability of the residential community, and such other abilities of the offeror that the City, in its sole discretion, determines will enable it to perform effectively and ef ciently the project being proposed upon. In selecting offerors, the City is not bound to make the award on the basis of the highest monetary offer. It is the City’s goal to strengthen the stability of its residential communities. The purchaser(s) shall be required to comply with certain terms and conditions that are identi ed in the proposed “Contract for Sale and Purchase and Deposit Receipt” including, but not limited to, acceptance of the property in an “AS IS WHERE IS” condition and to obtain a building permit within 18 months from the closing date and to obtain a certi cate of occupancy within 30 months of the closing date. The envelope containing the proposal shall be marked as follows: SEALED PROPOSAL FOR RFP NO. 4-11; THE SALE, PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF RESIDENTIAL SURPLUS PROPERTIES OFFEROR’S NAME TO BE OPENED 2:00 P.M. DECEMBER 1, 2011 No offeror may withdraw his or her proposal for a period of One Hundred Twenty (120) days after submission by the date set for the opening thereof. The City of Belle Glade reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, and/or make awards either as individual items or as a total combined proposal, whichever it considers in the best interest of the City, and to waive any informalities in any proposal. The complete Request for Proposals including statement of work and proposal forms may be obtained by bona de offerors upon application at the of ce of the City Clerk, 110 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, West, Belle Glade, FL 33430-3900 or from the City of Belle Glade website at: http://www.bellegladegov.com//. THE CITY OF BELLE GLADE Debra R. Buff, CMC, City Clerk 402214 SUN 11/10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2152 2008 1274432-A0002340100 Arnaldo Marquez Jr Est c/o Coral Parkways Holdings, Inc. The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 148, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401076 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2273 2008 1354432-A0002410000 Jose D. Santiago & Luz Maria Nieves de Santigo The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3962, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 400320 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 25 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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N N O T I C E O F C O M P R E H E N S I V E P L A N A M E N D M E N T S The City of South Bay, Florida proposes to amend the Comprehensive Plan with the following Ordinance: O R D I N A N C E N O 1 2 0 1 1 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SOUTH BAY FLORIDA AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF CITY OF SOUTH BAY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF SOUTH BAY, FLORIDA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE "LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING AND LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATION ACT," AS AMENDED; TO ADOPT EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT ("EAR") BASED AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO STATUTE 163.3191, WHICH PROVIDES FOR A COMPREHENSIVE UPDATE TO ALL ELEMENTS OF THE PLAN AFFECTING THE PAGINATION IN EACH AMENDED ELEMENT AND INCLUDING REVISED TEXT NECESSARY TO UPDATE THE DATA AND ANALYSIS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PROVIDING THAT THE TEXT, AS AMENDED OR REVISED SHALL BE SUBSTITUTED FOR AND REPLACE IN FULL THE EXISTING TEXT IN ALL AMENDED ELEMENTS; PROVIDING FOR TRANSMITTAL TO THE STATE LAND PLANNING AGENCY, THE TREASURE COAST REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL, THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, PALM BEACH COUNTY AND ADJOINING MUNICIPALITIES; PROVIDING A CONFLICT CLAUSE, A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. The City Commission of the City of South Bay will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. at the City of South Bay City Hall, 335 S.W 2nd Avenue, South Bay, Florida. The subject of the public hearing will be consideration of a proposed, revised Comprehensive Plan for the City and preparation of the recommendations to the City Commission pertaining to the Plan and its transmittal to the Department of Community Affairs. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act,, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the City Clerk 561-996-6751, at least three(3) calendar days of the hearing. Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF HEARING CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT To the owners and all persons interested in the lands corporate and other property in and adjacent to the Central County Water Control District, “the District.” You are noti ed that the District has led in the of ce of the secretary of the District a resolution to consider approval of an amended water control plan, “WCP,” to provide for the following elements making the District’s WCP consistent with the District’s Environmental Resource Permit with South Florida Water Control District; and, providing for a special assessment associated with the completion of the District’s Reservoir Levee. Said amendments are summarized as follows: 1. Completion of Reservoir Levee Improvements -Construction of the 2.5 miles of the levee that remains to be completed in order to allow water retention at design/permitted capacity; 2. Installation of Two (2) Additional Pumps The installation of two additional pumps upon completion of the Reservoir Levee thereby increasing the District’s permitted pumping capacity from 250,000 gpm to 300,000 gpm, a net 50,000 gpm theoretical increase in pumping capacity; 3. Inclusion of Woodlands Subdivision in the District’s Geographical Boundaries The District’s legal description contains a scrivener’s error thereby not closing the legal description of the Woodland’s Subdivision as it relates to the geographical boundaries of the District; 4. Provision for a Special Assessment Funding the Reservoir Levee Completion The District intends to fund the Reservoir Levee Improvements referenced herein by a special assessment not previously authorized by law through the provisions of Chapter 298, Florida Statutes; and, 5. Increasing the compensation for members of the Board of Supervisors for the District from $50.00 per meeting of the Board to $150.00 per meeting, contingent upon legislative approval The District currently receives $50.00 per meeting of the Board of Supervisors and the amendment would increase the compensation of the members of the Board of Supervisors from $50.00 per meeting to $150.00 per meeting. This amendment is contingent upon legislative approval by the State of Florida. On or before its meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the District Administrative Of ces, Montura Ranch Estates, 475 South Cabbage Palm Road Clewiston, Florida, 33440 written objections to the proposed plan amendment may be led with the District at the aforementioned address. A public hearing on the proposed plan amendment will be conducted at the scheduled meeting and written objections will be considered at that time. At the conclusion of the hearing the Board of Supervisors may determine to proceed with the process for approval of the proposed plan amendment and direct the District Engineer to prepare an engineer’s report identifying property to be taken, if any, assessing bene ts and damages, and estimating the cost of improvements associated with the proposed plan amendment. A nal hearing on approval of the proposed plan amendment and Engineer’s report shall be duly noticed and held at a regularly scheduled Board of Supervisor’s meeting within 60 days after ling of the engineer’s report with the Secretary of the District. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 402234 CN 11/10,17,24/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2557 2008 1314433-A0002900000 Yanira Taborda de Montanari The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5695, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 8th day of December, 2011. Dated this 19th day of October, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 401085 CN 10/27;11/3,10,17/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1439 2008 1144432-A0000290000 Alfredo Morales The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3501, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399056 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice ADVERTISEand Get Results www.newszap.com click on classifieds 26 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2223 2008 1354432-A0000580000 Antonio Reyes Valdovinos The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known at Lot 4605 in Montura Ranch Estates. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399513 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2075 2008 1264432-A0002490000 Carol Mola The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 433, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011. Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399075 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS HENDRY COUNTY JAIL INMATE MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES RFP No. 2012-02 Opening Date and Time: November 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking proposals for medical and pharmaceutical services to inmates in custody at the Hendry County Jail, LaBelle, Florida. Such services shall be provided at the jail or at the contractor’s premises. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by November 29, 2011 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 Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. 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. Darrell R. Harris, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 401802 CN/CB 11/3,10/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1999 2008 1254432-A0002640100 Lucky Path LLC The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4985, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 17th day of November, 2011 Dated this 28th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 399087 CN 10/20,27;11/3,10/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000758 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, a North Carolina banking corporation, successor-in interest to COLONIAL BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, VS. SOUTHERN HOMES OF HENDRY II, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, et als. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24th day of October, 2011, entered in Case No. 11-000758 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial. Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida wherein. BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, a North Carolina banking corporation, successor-ininterest to COLONIAL BANK, NA. is the Plaintiff and SOUTHERN HOMES OF HENDRY II, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, GERARDO L. AGUIRRE, HECTOR GARCIA, SOUTHERN HOMES LAND GROUP, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, GERARDO L. AGUIRRE AS TRUSTEE OF THE GERARDO L. AGUIRRE 2004 REVOCABLE TRUST and HECTOR GARCIA AS TRUSTEE OF THE HECTOR GARCIA 2004 REVOCABLE TRUST arc the Defendants. The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the full amount of the bid payable on the same day of sale at the 2nd Floor of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpoochkee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935 in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes, at public sale on November 23, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. the following described real property to wit: EXHIBIT A TO NOTICE OF SALE LEGAL DESCRIPTION Government Lot 3, and the Southeast quarter (S.E. 1/4) of the Northwest quarter (NW 1/4) of Section 29, and that part of the East half (E 1/2) of Government Lot 2 of Section 20, lying South of the Caloosahatchee River Ship Canal, less Highway No. 80 Right of Way on the South, all in Township 43 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Together with: A parcel of lled, formerly sovereign land lying between Government Lot 2, Section 20, Township 43 South, Range 28 East and Government Lot 3, Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: From the concrete post marking the intersection of the East line of said Lot 3, Section 29, and the Southerly Right of Way line for the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District (Caloosahatchee River Canal) run Southwesterly along the Right of Way line for 320 feet, more or less, to the original Easterly shore of the Caloosahatchee River and the Point of Beginning; From said Point of Beginning continue Southwesterly along said Right of Way line for 130 feet, more or less, to the Westerly shore of said river and the Easterly boundary of said lot 2, Section 20; thence run Southerly along said Westerly shore to an intersection with a line parallel with and 50 feet (as measured on a perpendicular) Southerly from said Right of Way line; thence run Northeasterly along said parallel line for 130 feet, more or less, to a point on said Easterly shore; thence run Northerly along said Easterly shore for 50 feet, more or less to the Point of Beginning. Less and except a parcel of land lying within Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of the Southwest 1/4 of said Section 29; thence North 02 degrees 51’ 47” West, along the Eastern line of said Southwest 1/4, a distance of 2596.90 feet to the Southeast corner of the Northwest 1/4 of said Section 29; thence North 00 degrees 42’ 11” Wcst, along the Eastern line of said Northwest 1/4 a distance of 60.71 feet to the North existing maintained Right of Way line of State Road No. 80, for a Point of Beginning; thence North 89 degrees 49’ 01” West, along said North existing maintained Right of Way line, a distance of 1274.00 feet; thence North 00 degrees 39’ 35” West, a distance of 161.02 feet; thence South 89 degrees 49’ 01 “East, a distance of 738.09 feet; thence North 68 degrees 00’ 56” West, a distance of 107.70 feet; thence North 32 degrees 28’ 41” West, a distance of 370.60 feet; thence North 89 degrees 49’ 01” West, a distance of 25.00 feet; thence North 00 degrees 10’ 59” East, a distance of 65.00 feet; thence South 89 degrees 49’ 01” East, a distance of 425.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees 10’ 59”” West, a distance of 417.00 feet; thence south 89 degrees 49’ 01” East, a distance of 435.79 feet to said Eastern line of the Northwest 1/4; thence South 00 degrees 42’ 11” East, along said Eastern line, a distance of 161.02 feet to the Point of Beginning. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Barbara Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Howard S, Toland, Esquire 2400 North Commerce Parkway #302, Weston, FL 33326 Telephone: (954) 335-1010/ Facsimile:(954) 335-1017 401741 CN 11/3,10/2011 Roofing 27 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 leads you to the best products and services.READING A NEWSPAPER... Glades County students shine in rst nine weeks report 7th gradeA/B honor roll Blanca Aranda, Justin Bigney Osborne, Johnny Casellas, Shane Cowen, Jess Espinosa, Olivia Everett, Nicolas Garcia, Katie Hadley, Alexa Hendry, Reygen Livingood, Yower Malvarez, Glendy Velasquez, Alissa Whitehouse.8th gradeA honor roll Chloe Ahern, Brittney Drayton, Monica Leavy, Cesar Salgado. A/B honor roll Daniel Baker, Savannah Devine, Kaitlyn Dunson, Joe Garcia, Stephany Gupta, Kala McIntosh, Cheyenne Naile, Kate Perry, Kelly Rico, Te’Von Thompson, Elsi Velasquez, Megan Whitehead.9th gradeA honor roll Bronson Bass. A/B honor roll Erica Brickel, Christopher Bustin, Ly Kiara Durham, Markeis Hallback, Estrella Herrera, Titus Johnson, Tanner Mathis, Natachalie Ortiz-Cruz, Paula Pena Gonzalez, Gabriel Perez, Justin Peterson, Jessica Rawlings, Kayla Rosen.10th gradeA honor roll Mattie Bass, Jordan Drayton, Ayush Gupta, Alaina Lee. A/B honor roll Bailey Browning, Destiny Everett, Justice Hardwick, Mauricio Jacobo, Elizabeth Johnson, Natalie Leavy, Thomas Perry, Blake Ridgdill, Samantha Shearer, Haley Stephens.11th gradeA honor roll James Buonpastore, Ashley Lara, Joshua Longwell, Luis Rico, Daisy Sangabriel. A/B honor roll Kelsey Ahern, Tony Cunningham, Akkua Hallback, Kourtney Jimenez, Saul Leon, Vinton Lewis, Joseph Palladino, Alyssa Pasch, Nila Seales, Jessica Smith, Kambria Thompson.12th gradeA honor roll Allison Aldrich, Jared Brickel, Dustin Chapman, Hilda Davila, Ivette De Santiago, Ricardo Garcia, Preston Kellogg, Megan Platt, Xavion Scott, Shelby Schlueter, Warner Ward. A/B honor roll James Adkins, Martha Cardona, Japhia Clarke, Norman Flemming, Brendie Freyemuth, Shanice Gordon, Terry Hallback, Taylor Harris, Maurice James, Vanada Lewis, Autumn Martinez, Emily Navarro, Juana Reyes, Rebeka Williams, Jodi Wooten. Moore Haven Jr-Sr High School Honor Roll First Indian Baptist Church at Brighton Reservation will hold their annual Fall Revival from Nov. 23 to 27. The nightly services will also coincide with their Annual Indian Baptist Weekend Assembly with meetings during the day. This assembly consists of local Indian Baptist churches from South Florida Seminole Reservations. Brother Fred Lowe, a Creek Indian from Oklahoma and Baptist Evangelist, will be preaching for the morning and evening gatherings. Lowe is from Checotah, OK and is a member of the West Eufaula Baptist Church af liated with the Muskogee Seminole Wichita Baptist Association. The public is invited to attend the revival services which begin nightly at 7 p.m. Congregational songs will include both English and Creek singing. Music will be lead by guitarist Jonas Cypress from Big Cypress Reservation. First Indian Baptist Church is located at 20060 Reservation Rd at Brighton, on south CR 721, seven miles south of State Rd 70. Pastor is Rev. Matthew Tiger. Evangelist Coming to Brighton

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 28 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 10, 2011 BY SUSAN PROWANTMoore Haven High School’s Chapter of the National Senior Beta Club held its new member induction ceremony on Monday, Nov. 7. Students and parents gathered together for the candlelight induction service held in Moore Hav en High School’s library. The National Beta Club recognizes high academic achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, fosters leadership skills, and provides settings for students to develop interpersonal relationship skills. The Beta Club inducted the following students who demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and a great deal of accomplishment in grades, exempli ed worthy character, and maintained a commendable attitude throughout the 2010-2011 school year: 12th grade: Dustin Chapman, Hilda Davila, Autumn Martinez, Megan Platt, 10th grade: Mattie Bass, Jordan Drayton, Ayush Gupta, Elizabeth Johnson, Alaina Lee, Tom Perry, and Haley Stephens. The Beta Club’s current members are President, Ivette DeSantiago, Vice President, Jared Brickel, Secretary, Taylor Harris, and Treasurer, Warner Ward. Our other members include Berni Toledo and Carly Hessler. The Beta Club’s sponsor is Mrs. Susan Prowant. Beta Club Inducts New Members PHOTO/ LORIE WARDBack Row-Tom Perry, Dustin Chapman, Mattie Bass, Megan Platt, Hilda Davilla, Warner Ward, Taylor Harris, Carly Hessler, Susan Prowant-Beta Club Sponsor Front RowElizabeth Johnson, Autumn Martinez, Haley Stephens, Jordan Drayton, Ayush Gupta, Alaina Lee, Yvette Desantiago, Bernie Toledo PHOTO/ LORIE WARDFrom left: Beta Club Of cers Carly Hessler, Taylor Harris Secretary, Warner Ward Treasurer, Bernie Toledo standing in for V. President Jared Brickel AND Yvette DeSantiago President Sometimes love needs a helping hand.{ Hes relying on you. And you ma y need some help. n e e d s o m e h e l p Especially if youre E s p e c i a l l y i f y o u  r e caring for c a r i n g f o r s omeone w h ose h ea l t h requires attention 2 4 / 7 At Hope HealthCare Services, we understand your role a s a caregiver. We support all y ou do with our comforting c are„coor d inating me d ica l nee d s, exp l aining options a n d provi d ing emotiona l gui d ance f or you an d y our loved ones. Together, we can h e l p y ou b ot h ma k e eac h d ay t h e b est possi bl e Let Hope be there for you Support a t h o me co mf o rtin g C ar e re s pite f or Caregiver s co mp ass i o n f or Familie s Every day is a gift. Toll free 800.8 35 .16 73 or HopeHCS.org

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2011-2012Buy tickets online!www.dollyhand.org Box Office: 561-993-11601977 College Drive | Belle Glade campusAmerican Spirit The New Patriotic MusicalNov. 14 at 7:30pmThe 23rd Annual Living Christmas TreeDec. 3 at 7:30pm Dec. 4 at 3:00pmMiracle on 34th StreetDec. 15 at 7:30pmJay Johnson in The Two & OnlyŽJan. 12 at 7:30pmGuy PenrodJan. 26 at 7:30pmThe Improvised Shakespeare CompanyFeb. 14 at 7:30pmBrigadoonFeb. 16 at 7:30pmThe Bronx WanderersFeb. 23 at 7:30pmJim Witter in The Piano MenŽMarch 2 at 7:30pmThe Allan Harris QuartetMarch 15 at 7:30pmPalm Beach State College Music DepartmentMarch 22 at 7:30pmCeltic Fire: Irish Music & Dance with Riverdances Michael LondraMarch 23 at 7:30pm30th Anniversary Celebration Buffalo Rome and Larry GatlinApril 17 at 7:00pmMissoula Childrens TheatreMay 5 at 11:00am & 7:00pmStreet Beat, Inc.May 11 at 7:00pm Find us on € 30THANNIVERSARYSEASON€ 2 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions November 2011 Family Fun Festival at Okee-Tantie on Nov. 12OKEECHOBEE—Butch’s Redneck Y acht Club will host a day-long Family Fun Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12 starting at 10 a.m. at the Okee-Tantie Recreation Area o State Road 78 on the northern shore of Lake Okeechobee. The festival will include a battle of the bands, from noon to 6 p.m., an amateur barbecue cooking contest and chili cook o contest. Admission fee is $5 per car. Proceeds from the event will go to My A unt’s Closet, the Humane Society and other local charities.For more information, call 863-634-0577. Campers staying at the Okee-Tantie Campground will receive a discounted group rate. For more information about the campgrounds at 863-763-2622.Craft Fair in the Woods p lanned at Freedom RanchOKEECHOBEE—Craftsmen and artists will h ave just the right thing for you or someone on your Christmas list at the 5th annual Craft Fair in the Woods at Freedom Ranch, 11655 Hwy. 441 S.E. in Okeechobee, on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Glades County hosts Salute t o Veterans in Moore HavenMOORE HAVEN—A Salute to Glades County Veterans, hosted by the Glades County Republican Executive Committee and Rep. Denise Grimsley will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Doyle Conner Building, 900 US 27, in Moore Haven. The program will include a Veterans Recognition Ceremony w ith Maj. Gen. James L. Dozier, US Army (Rtd). The Showtime Cloggers will perform to a patriotic medley. Firehouse Cultural Theater Group will perform a comedy skit. A bu et dinner will be prov ided by Cracker Cookin’ & Caterin’. The event is free to Glades County veterans, but they must R.S.V.P. in advance. Other guests will be asked to make a $10 donation to help cover expenses. To R.S.V.P. or for more information, call 863-673-2661.Flea Market at Hendry County FairgroundsCLEWISTON—Treat yourself to a small town ea market atmosphere on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hendry County Fairgrounds, on West Sugarland Highway and South Francisco Street, in Clewiston. Parking and admission are free. For more information, please call Yvonne at 863-9834453 or Sherry at 863-228-2958 after 7 p.m.Ducks Unlimited hopes to start a local chapter OKEECHOBEE—A Ducks Unlimited event will be held at the Okeechobee Shrine Club on Hwy. 78 West, on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. This is an event to judge interest in starting a local Ducks Unlimited chapter here! Evening features steak dinner, ra e and auctions. For tickets: contact Bill at 863-357-1554 or David at 863-227-0659.Semimole Casino Brighton hosts Holiday Craft FairBRIGHTON SEMINOLE RESERVATION—Artists and business from around Lake Okeechobee are signing up to participate in the rst Holiday Craft Fair at the Seminole Casino Brighton on Monday, Dec. 5 The indoor event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The one-day event will feature a wide variety of crafts, from quilting, jewelry, woodworking, pottery, and clothing, to stained glass, collectibles, fabric items, and much more. Only handmade or new items will be sold. The deadline for submitting vendor applications along with the $50 refundable booth reservation fee is Nov. 22. Vendors who apply will be awarded space on a rst-come basis. Two eight ft. tables set up in an “L” shape will be provided. Each vendor will also receive one $25 free play coupon for the slot machines at the Seminole Casino Brighton. The Casino will not retain a commission on any sales. The craft fair will be held in the casino’s spacious, smoke-free bingo hall. For more information, call Wendy Gray at 863-467-9998, ext. 166, or email at wendy.gray@stofgaming.com. The Seminole Casino Brighton is located on the Brighton Seminole Reservation, 17735 Reservation Road. Holiday mixer in Belle GladeBELLE GLADE—A Chamber of Commerce Holiday mixer will be on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bank of Belle Glade, 108 W.E. Avenue D in Belle Glade. The event will be hosted by the Bank of Belle Glade and Pahokee Chambers of Commerce. There will be music, food and prizes. To RSVP or for more information, call 561-996-2745 or 561-9245579.Register for Art in the ParkMOORE HAVEN—Area artists and craftsmen are cordially invited to exhibit and sell their work at “Art in the Park” in downtown Moore Haven on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information and to reserve a place, call Mary Booher, Director of Libraries, at 863-946-0744. Festivals, fairs and special events...

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2012 F o rd Fusion SELSaturday, November 26 Giveaway! Details at Seminole Players Club. Management reserves the right to change or cancel promotion at any time. If you or someone y ou know has a gambling problem, please call 1.888.ADMIT.IT. D et ail s a t S eminol e P P lay lay er er sC s C lb lub M M ana g em ent re serves th e r i g h t t o c han g e or can cel el pr pr pr r pr om om omo omo omo ti tio n a t a ny tim e. If you or so meo eo o ne ne e ne ne y yo you you you kn ow has a g am bli n g pro ble m, ple ase ca ll 1.8 88. ADM IT. I T Earn 2x Entries Every Saturday in November!* May not accurately represent vehicle won. Limit one coupon per person. Must be a NEW Players Club Member (must not be a member in any Seminole or Hard Rock Casino in Fl orida Players Club), membership is free to all 21 or over. No purchase necessary. Approved ID will be required for redemption. All offers are subject to availabil ity. Non-negotiable, non-transferable, cannot be combined with any other offer and must be redeemed in person at Seminole Casino Brighton. No cash value. No un-used credit will be returned. Only valid for food service in the Josiah Restaurant. Alcohol not included. Dine-in only, may not be used towards To-Go items. Seminole Casino Brighton is not responsible for lost or stolen coupons and reserves the right to change or cancel this offer without notice. Seminole Casino Brighton employees are not eligible. Alt eration or unauthorized use voids this offer. No reproductions allowed. Players Club members who have been trespassed or banned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida or who have op ted into the self exclusion program are not eligible. Management reserves the right to cancel or change the offer at any time based on operational and/or business conc ern. Other restrictions may apply. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call 1.888.ADMIT-IT.THIS OFFER IS VALID FOR YOU AND UP TO 5 OF YOUR FRIENDS! Bring this offer to the Players Club to sign up and PLAY AND EAT FOR FREE today!Code: BNM1111ON Valid 7 days a week 9am 11pm through 11/30/11*Must bring coupon.NEW MEMBERS GET $ 50 FREE PLAY AND $ 10 FOOD CREDIT WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR A PLAYERS CLUB WILD CARD! BRIGHTON SEMINOLE CASINO Highway 721 west of Lake Okeechobee on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation17735 Reservation Road Okeechobee, FL 349741.800.360.9875seminolebrightoncasino.com 3 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions November 2011 Free bus Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Free lunch for seniors every Tuesday, and free breakfast for seniors every Wednesday!OKEECHOBEE – A free bus trip from Okeechobee comes with $20 in free play at the Seminole Casino Brighton every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. A nd on Tuesday, it even comes with a free lunch for anyone age 55 and older. The free lunch is rst come, rst served, and available while supplies last. The free bus trip departs from the parking lot at the Hampton Inn, 1200 State Road 70 in Okeechobee. Departure is at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, with a return departure from the Seminole Casino Brighton at 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, the bus departs the Hampton Inn at 2:15 p.m. The return bus departs the Seminole Casino Brighton at 7:30 p.m. All bus passengers who are existing members of the Casino’s Players Club, or who sign up at the Players Club desk when they arrive at the casino, receive $20 in free play. Bus seating is rst come, rst served, with no reservations. For more bus information, please call J ackie at the Seminole Casino Brighton, 863/467-9998, ext. 167. The casino is giving away free lunch from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Tuesday to persons age 55 and over, as long as they are current or new members of the Casino’s Players Club. The free lunches include a variety of sandwiches, as well as chips, fruit and cookies. The free lunch is available to all seniors, regardless of whether they arrive by bus or by car. The free lunch is rst come, rst served, and available while supplies last. The Seminole Casino Brighton is also o ering free breakfast every Wednesday from 8 to 11 a.m. to persons age 55 and over, as long as they are current or new members of the Casino’s Players Club. The free breakfast includes scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, plus biscuits and gravy. The free breakfast is rst come, rst served, and available while supplies last. About Seminole Casino Brighton: Seminole Casino Brighton is a 27,000-square-foot casino with 371slot and gaming machines, a seven-table poker room, high-stakes bingo seats, a full-service restaurant and lounge. Its warm and friendly sta ultra-modern ai r conditioning system, clean atmosphere, and rewarding casino promotions are a welcome alternative to big cit y gaming. The Seminole Casino Brighton is located on the Brighton Seminole Reservation, 17735 Reservation Road, o SR 710 in Glades County. For more information, call toll-free 800-360-9875 or 863-467-9998. O r visit www.seminolebrightoncasino.com. Free bus to Seminole Casino plus $20 free play! Courtesy photo/ Seminole Casino BrightonSeminole Casino Brighton is located on Reservation Road in Glades County.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions November 2011 Those who live in the Lake Okeechobee area don’t have to go far to see wild animals. Animal Adventures, in rural Glades County on SW Rucks Dairy Road, is home to 13 tigers, four lions, one A frican jungle cat, one black leopard, three cougars, four bob cats, a serval and a Tigon (cross between a tiger and lioness), as well as numerous other wild creatures including snakes, coatamundi and land tortoises. A nimal Adventures is also the temporary home for a black bear who is waiting for his permanent habitat to be constructed at another facility. All of the animals are rescues from other facilities and private owners. In many cases they started out as someone’s “pet” and the owner could no longer control—or a ord to feed—the wild creature. Sue Pearce, who calls the big cats, “my babies,” explained that the fenced portion of the facility currently encloses ve acres. She has dreams of expansion. The ranch is 1,100 acres, she continued. “There’s plenty of room.” These animals must live in captivity in part because they were born and raised in captivity and don’t know how to fend for themselves in the wild. And for some, there simply is no “wild” left. “We, as rescuers, did not choose for them to be in captivity, but only to give them a good life and lots of love since they can’t ever be released into the wild,” she explained. “There has been a lot of controversy over the captive big cats. People are saying they should be left in the wild and be allowed to roam free. I totally agree with this, but if there is no wild, then where are they supposed to run wild? Man continues to destroy the natural habitat of the wild animals, and continue to poach and leaves no choice but to take care of the ones that are already in captivity. This is the only way to preserve the species.” Sue logged thousands of hours as a volunteer at another animal facility to earn the wild animal care certi cations required under Florida law. “I volunteered six days a week for two and a half years,” she recalled. In 2006, Sue Pearce and Jody Crum brainstormed about constructing sustainable sanctuaries on a large scale to bring awareness concerning animals that h ave been removed from their natural environment. Having spent time with sanctuary owners and displaced animals they realized that an opportunity existed to construct habitats that were not only stronger and healthier, but had more impact on educating the public about the animals and their natural environments. Their primary objectives are to provide a refuge for injured, displaced and con scated animals and educate the public by allowing them to experience the animals and their natural environment on an intimate level. Their long term objective is to bring awareness to the public all over the United States and educate children as well as adults concerning environmental health through the preservation of natural habitats and overall animal conservation. They started construction on the facility in July 2009, and received their rst cats in February 2010. In 2011, the non-pro t facility opened to the public on a limited basis, to help o set the cost of maintaining the animals. It costs $280 to $300 a day just to feed the big cats, who each consume 10-20 pounds of meat a day. The grocery bill for the herbivores comes to abou t $400 a week. During the summer, Animal Adventures was closed to the public, due to the heat. On Nov. 5, they reopened on weekends. They take weekday appointments fo r groups of 10 or more. The requested donation is $10 fo r adults; $5 for children ages 3 to 12 (children under the age of 3 are admitted free.) They also o er parties a t the facility or transport animals to your party. For more information, call 863-447-6050. Take a walk on the wild side: Animal Adventures INI Florida/ K. ElskenAnimal Adventures is home to Florida panthers (above) and cougars, as well as African lions. INI Florida/ K. ElskenHenry, a giant land tortoise, was once a little girl’s pet. When the child grew up, and Henry grew large, he found a new home at Animal Adventures. INI Florida/ K. ElskenThis lioness and tiger have been together since they were cubs. When they arrived at Animal Adventures, Sue Pearce tried to separate them and introduce them to other big cats of their own species, but the lioness was so distressed she injured herself by throwing herself against the cage, trying to get to her friend. So the two are housed together for the time being.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions November 2011 A rnold’s WildlifeOKEECHOBEE—Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Inc., (AWRC) is a non-pro t 501(c) educational-based w ildlife care facility. They are dedicated to bringing people and wildlife together to develop a community awareness of the value of our Florida w ildlife. The ultimate goal is to rescue, rehabilitate, and return recovered animals to their natural habitat. AWRC currently rehabilitates over 1,000 animals each year. Visitors can see more than 32 di erent species of animals. Special events include star gazing, the annual open house and the annual butter y count. Arnolds Wildlife Center, 14895 N.W. 30th Terrace in Okeechobee, o ers special programs for students and also hosts camps in the spring and summer. For more information online go to w ww.arnoldswildlife.org. B illie Swamp SafariHENDRY COUNTY—Glide e ortlessly along the Airboat Trail through cypress domes, see alligators, turtles, sh, birds, raccoons and other animals in their natural environment. Splash through the swamp and view native and exotic wildlife such as bison, w ater bu alo, wild pigs, and ostriches up close while riding through the wetlands on a Swamp Buggy Eco-Tour, or sit back in the shade at Herpetarium Alligator and Snake Show, or Critter and Bird of Prey Show held daily. Catch an educational alligator feeding at the gator pit w ith stadium seating. Billie Swamp Safari is located on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation at 30000 Gator Tail Trail, Clewiston. The 2,200 acres of untamed Florida Everglades is preserved in its pristine condition by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information, call 800-GOSAFARI or 863-983-6101. Online go to safari@semtribe.com For parties of 20 or more reservations are required. For reservations: 800-9496101, ext. 12115.GatoramaGLADES COUNTY—Steeped in old Florida charm, Gatorama is one of the few remaining original Florida roadside attractions. Thousands of alligators and crocodiles call Gatorama home along with Allen and Patty Register and their son Benjamin. The Register’s are fth and sixth generation Florida Crackers who love sharing their piece of the Everglades with the thousands of visitors that make the trek down to their corner of the Glades. A visit to Gatorama includes an exciting walk along bridges and boardwalks teeming with alligators, crocodiles, bobcats, panthers, birds, and other Florida wildlife, all set in a natural hammock. Gatorama, 6180 U.S. Highway 27 in Palmdale in Glades County, is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The facility is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. For more information, call 863-675-0623.Talkin’ Monkey ProjectHENDRY COUNTY—The world is a dangerous place for animals as well as humans. Fortunately, Dr. Debbi Misotti has a heart for our fellow primates and has reached out to endangered monkeys, o ering a comfortable and loving environment for those that need it most. White handed gibbons, white face capuchins, cinnamon capuchins and black spider monkeys are all neighbors at the compound. The unique primate rescue center has a strong public educational element. The facility is located in the heart of Hendry County, in Pioneer Plantation, about 13 miles east of LaBelle. Volunteers and donations are always welcome. For more information, call 863-9832335 or e-mail Debbie Misotti at debbie@talkinmonkeysproject.org. Other animal attractions in the area: LAKE OKEECHOBEE—The 20th annual hike around Lake Okeechobee will begin Saturday, Nov. 19, promptly at 8 a.m. from the Pahokee Marina and will nish up back in Pahokee nine days later on Sunday, Nov. 27. One hundred and ten miles in 9 days; just one-step-at-a-time, one-dayat-a-time. Daily hikes range from 9.5 to 15 miles and are done at the individual hiker’s pace. Each day’s segment starts at sunrise, except for day one, and nishes by noon at one of the eight trail-heads around the lake. A shorter introductory hike, a ectionately named the “Wimp Walk,” of only 3.5 miles from Pahokee to Canal Point is available on opening day. Everyone is invited to join in for a day, a weekend or more. There are no fees and you do not h ave to be a member of the Florida Trail Association to join in. This hike is not a backpacking ordeal. Only day packs are needed. Gear is left behind in campgrounds, motels or your vehicles. Daily hikes are held in the early part of the day and afternoons are for relaxing or sightseeing. Dinners are usually enjoyed at a variety of local restaurants. This yearly event is always held during Thanksgiving Week and hikers, friends and family traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving dinner at the Clewiston Inn. There h ave been as many as 90 people from the group there during dinner. Days are spent hiking the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail, which is a major segment of the 1,400 mile Florida National Scenic Trail. Few people h ave experienced the panorama that the dike a ords, a 360-degree view of the lake and lake shore. How many people, even residents of the Glades, h ave seen the vistas all around the Big Lake? Riding in a car is not the same as walking 35 feet, on average, above the surrounding terrain. The views are spectacular. Farm, cattle and urban areas pass by slowly and hikers have a chance to take it all in at a leisurely pace. From a modest start, with eight hikers in 1992, each year has seen the number of participants increase to more than several hundred hikers and well wishers on opening day. This hike is the longest-running scheduled activity in the history of the statewide Florida Trail Association, the volunteer organization that builds and maintains our National Scenic Trail in Florida, The Florida Trail. The Big “O“ Hike was started by the Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association With headquarters in Gainesville. The Florida Trail Association has 18 chapters statewide and approximately 6,000 members in the United State and Canada. For information about the 19th annual Big “O” Hike, please contact: Paul Cummings in Lake Worth: cummingsps@att.net or call him at 561-9639906. Hikers to circle big lakeCourtesy photoThe 20th annual hike around the Lake Okeechobee dike will start on Nov. 19 from the Pahokee Marina. INI/ D. HamlitonThis Fennec Fox is one of the animals at Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Courtesy photo/ GatoramaGatorama is home to alligators, crocodiles and other Florida wildlife. 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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions November 2011 Smoke on the MountainOKEECHOBEE—The Okeechobee Community Theatre (OCT) presents the bluegrass avored gospel music comedy, “Smoke on the Mountain,” Nov. 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. each evening, at the theatre on S.W. Second Avenue at Seventh Street, one block west of Golden Corral restaurant in Okeechobee. The setting of “Smoke on the Mountain” is 1938. Mount Pleasant Baptist Church’s pastor, Mervin Oglethorpe is presiding over his rstever Saturday night gospel sing. The evening’s special guests are the Sanders Family Singers, who arrive a bit ustered and out of breath. Their tour bus overturned in a ditch next to the local pickle factory. Some local residents kindly came to their rescue, and now they’re ready to sing, testify, and generally entertain for the next two hours (allowing for a 15-minute intermission.) The music, mostly bluegrass avored gospel, is full of four-part harmonies, and features guitar, banjo, mandolin, autoharp, piano, and numerous homemade percussion instruments. For more information, call Ron or Jacque Hayes at 863-763-1307, or visit the theatre web site, okeecommunitytheatre.com. American SpiritBELLE GLADE—The Dolly Hand Performing Arts Center, 1977 College Drive in Belle Glade, will present Matt Davenport Productions & Dow Artists, Inc.’s “American Spirit: The New Patriotic Musical,” on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. This world premier is a multi-media production that celebrates the true spirit of our great land. This powerful song, dance and storytelling journey takes you through parade routes and battle elds, town halls and concert halls, will remind us why we are proud to be Americans! Join the multi-talented cast of 10 as they take you on a powerful journey through the events— and introduce you to the people—that de ne the American Spirit! From the birth of our nation to a spectacular Fourth of July celebration, you don’t have to look far to see, hear and feel the true spirit of our great land. As seen through the eyes of the well-meaning, but slightly befuddled mayor of Your Hometown, U.S.A., the show is a powerful 90-minute song, dance and storytelling journey through parade routes and battle elds, town halls and concert halls. Witness moments of the American Revolution mixed with the Industrial Revolution. For more information, contact the Dolly Hand Performing Arts Center, 561-993-1160, or see their web site at www.dollyhand.org.Just DanceFORT PIERCE—The Indian River State College Theatre Program presents professional quality, a ordable, family entertainment. Located on the IRSC Ft. Pierce campus, the Theatre Program serves as a valuable cultural resource to the Treasure Coast by presenting a full production season of musicals, comedies, murder mystery dinner theatres, and serious dramas. IRSC will present “Just Dance” on Nov. 17, 18, 19 at McAlpin Theatre. Join the IRSC Dance Program for this enjoyable evening of dance. For information, call the McAlpin Fine Arts Center Box O ce at 1-800220-9915.Duke Ellington OrchestraFORT PIERCE—The Lifelong Learning Institute at Indian River State College proudly continues the College’s tradition in 2011-2012 with carefully selected shows. All shows are held in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center on Main Campus and begin at 7:30 p.m. On Monday, Nov. 28, Duke Ellington Orchestra will perform. The Orchestra recaptures the music of one of the most in uential gures in jazz, if not in all American music. As both a composer and a band leader, Ellington’s reputation has increased since his death, with thematic repackaging of his signature music. For information, call the McAlpin Fine Arts Center Box O ce at 1-800-220-9915.Christmas On the AirOKEECHOBEE—Okeechobee Community Theatre will present “Christmas On the Air,” a holiday music and comedy variety show which features a cast of 25. Patterned after a Bing Crosby-style Christmas special, it includes some big production numbers, comedy, and drama, along with a host of favorite Christmas carols and songs. The presentation is done in a warm-hearted vintage style that is sure to evoke pleasant memories of Christmases past. “Christmas On the Air” will be performed three times only, on Friday and Saturday evenings, Dec. 2 & 3 at 8 p.m., with a 2 p.m., matinee on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 3. The Okeechobee Community Theatre, a member of the American Association of Community Theatre and the Florida Theatre Conference, is now in its 33rd season of presenting Broadwaystyle musicals, comedies and dramas for local audiences. For more information, call Ron or Jacque Hayes at 863-763-1307, or visit the theatre website, okeecommunitytheatre.com. The Christmas Toy ShopLABELLE—The Firehouse Community Theatre, located three blocks north from the intersection of State Road 29 and State Road 80 in LaBelle, will present “The Christmas Toyshop” by Michele L. Vacca, on Dec. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11. The play will be directed by Mike Shough and produced by special arrangement with CLASSICS ON STAGE! of Chicago. This original fantasy will appeal to the entire family with the enchantment and excitement of Christmas. Christmas musical selections will be performed by the Firehouse Singers under the direction of Nick Fidanza. Productions are Friday and Saturday nights a t 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. For information call 863-675-3066, or visi t their web site at www. rehouseculturalcenter. com.Festival of Trees and the Living Christmas TreeBeginning Nov.14, the Grand Hall of the Doll y Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 College Drive in Belle Glade, will be lled with Christmas trees decorated by local citizens, organizations, groups and businesses. Bidders can support the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center’s fundraising efforts by bidding on a tree in a silent auction. The auction closes at 5 p.m. after the Sunday performance of “The Living Christmas Tree” on Dec. 4 The 23rd Annual Living Christmas Tree will be presented at the Dolly Hand Center on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. “The Living Christmas Tree,” the kick o for the Center’s holiday season, will h ave a w hole ne w look this year. Come and see the new Christmas village and hear favorite holiday songs performed by the many talented children and adults of the Glades. Come early Sunday afternoon for photos with Santa! For information online go to www. dollyhand.org or call the box o ce at 561-9931160.Miracle on 34th StreetBELLE GLADE—The Dolly Hand Performing Arts Center, 1977 College Drive in Belle Glade, will present Barter Theatre’s “Miracle on 34th Street” on Thursday, Dec. 15 7:30 p.m. A favorite holiday tale by Valentine Davies, made famous by the movie of the same name, it’s the story of the year as Kris Kringle—aka Sant a Claus—goes on trial, Macy’s becomes the friendly store to shop, two lost souls nd each othe r and a little girl discovers her childhood through her belief in miracles. “Delectable Delights,” a Dessert Bu et will be available prior to “Miracle on 34th Street” from 6 to 7 p.m. Sample many wonderful desserts at this bu et of sugary, low sugar and sugar-free treats. For more information, contact the Dolly Hand Performing Arts Center, 561-993-1160, or see thei r web site at www.dollyhand.org. Plays, concerts, dance programs and more ... Courtesy photo/ OCT Courtesy photo/ Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center PERFORMING ARTS

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