Glades County Democrat

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Glades County Democrat
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Democrat
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Newspaper
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Glades Pub. Co.
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Moore Haven Fla
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United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Began in 1922.
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Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
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Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
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Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
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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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By Giovanna E. Mora oresGlades County Democrat On Wednesday, Aug. 13, the Glades County community joined together to bring children and parents much needed supplies for the upcoming school year and provided them with practical information to improve their lifestyle habits. The Back-to-School Kids Expo is an event held annually at Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. (FCHC) in Moore Haven. At the expo, parents were acquainted with various forms of help for their children when it comes to getting ready for back to school, including free school supplies and vaccines. A resident of Moore Haven noted that the necessity of this event was never felt more than this year. “With the schools not being able to supply as much this year, parents have even more supplies to buy. Families with three to four kids nd it especially hard, and in town there are few options,” said the resident. Both local and state organizations set up booths to share their information with the attending residents. Among the organizations present were FCHC, the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce, the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce, the Florida Department of Health, Glades County Emergency Management, the Department of Transportation, Florida KidCare, Staywell Kids, Early Steps, United Way, the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross, the Literacy Council, Preferred Care Inc., Home Health By Melissa BeltzGlades County Democrat A man was seriously injured early this morning in Glades County when his truck veered off the road while towing a trailer, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports. At around 3:22 a.m., 89-year-old Calvin Roark, of Bristol, Tenn., was driving his 2014 Dodge Ram with trailer in tow northbound on U.S. 27. near the intersection of County Road 733, according to a report released by FHP. Roark reportedly lost control of his truck after the front of his vehicle turned sharply to the right and he veered off the roadway onto the grassy shoulder. The truck came to a partial rest in a water lled ditch, according to the report, and Roark was transported to Florida Hospital in Lake Placid with serious injuries by Glades County EMS. Roark was charged with careless driving by FHP. Thursday, August 21, 2014 Vol. 86, No. 29 Find us online atFlorida.newszap.com Glades at a Glance ... Page 8 First Baptist Church Hosts Youth Event Community Having Fun, BBQ Style! ... Page 11 Crossroad Puzzle ... Page 15 Highway Patrol Graduates Troopers ... Page 9 Local Woman’s Club Begins New Club Year ... Page 9 50¢ Plus tax Obituaries ... Page 6See Expo — Page 14 ... Page 16 Back-to-School Expo: Success Tenn. Man Injured in Glades County Accident Submitted PhotoApproximately 175 families attended the Back-to-School Kids Expo at the Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. in Moore Haven on Aug. 13.

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United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and OkeechobeeNew of cers and 11 new board members were elected at the recent United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Annual Meeting. Of cers and Executive Committee Members for 2014-2015 are the following: Board Chair: Robert Wilson Enterprise Holdings Vice Chair: John Clinger Clinger, Sizemore & Associates/Bank of America Treasurer: Patricia Heath Interop Technologies Assistant Treasurer: Craig Folk, Miller, Helms & Folk PA Secretary: Mary Vlasak Snell Pavese Law Firm Immediate Past Chair: Tom Uhler Uhler & Vertich Financial Planners Joining the United Way Board of Directors are the following: Orestes Baez The News-Press Media Group Lee Bellamy Homewood Suites, Bell Tower Shops Charles Chapman Hendry County Government Michael Clark United Mechanical, Inc. Roger Desjarlais Lee County Douglas Forster Chico's FAS Chauncey Goss Goss Practical Solutions Derek Jones Wells Fargo Bank Buddy Kubesh Publix Super Markets Jennifer Lafferty CenterState Bank Brett Tessier Publix Super Markets Since the inception of United Way in 1957, over 128 million dollars have been raised and distributed in our community. All money raised in the United Way campaign stays in the local community to help support the local human service network. United Way Partner Agencies and initiatives, such as the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center, LARC, Harry Chapin Food Bank, the Boys and Girls Clubs and United Way 211, serve a diverse range of needs in our community. Those needs include nurturing children and youth, strengthening families, meeting critical needs, such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies and initiatives, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives. For more information, please call United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee at 239-433-2000 or visit www. unitedwaylee.org. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING SUGAR HILL SECTOR PLAN The transmittal hearing to be conducted by the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will be on August 26, 2014 at 5:05 p.m., at the City of Clewiston, Commission Chambers, 115 W Ventura Ave, Clewiston, Florida. All interested parties are invited to appear and be heard. Oral and written comments will be accepted. A copy of the proposed sector plan is available for inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, FL between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and at the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners of“ce, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 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. Si necesita la assistencia de un intrprete que hable espaol para participar en esta reunin, por favor pngase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. Any questions pertaining to this matter should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Department, either by phone (863-675-5240), email (mjohnson@hendry”a. net), U. S. mail (P. O. Box 2340, La Belle, FL 33975) or by fax (863674-4914). Karson Turner, Chairman Hendry County Board of County Commissioners 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A ugust 21, 2014 United Way Elects New Of cers and Board Members Governor’s Press Of ceGovernor Scott said, "I am proud to appoint these twenty-seven individuals across the state to faithfully serve Florida families. I am con dent that they will select judicial nominees who will serve with humility while respecting the rule of law."District Court of Appeal JudicialFirst District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission Timothy Volpe, 57, of Jacksonville, is a partner with Adams and Reese. He succeeds Daryl Parks and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Timothy Cerio, 44, of Tallahassee, is a shareholder with GrayRobinson PA. He is Governor Appoints 27 to Judicial Nominating CommissionsGovernor Scott announced 27 appointments to 9 Judicial Nominating CommissionsSee Commissions — Page 6

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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 4 HENDRY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTERHendry Regional Medical Center is very pleased to announce that Nilda Lopez has earned her Certi ed Emergency Nurse (CEN) designation. The CEN certi cation is speci c to emergency nursing and measures the attainment of a de ned body of nursing knowledge. "At Hendry Regional Medical Center, we see a wide range of patients in our emergency department (ED). CEN training and certi cation ensures that our ED nurses are well prepared for our varied populations," says Sandi Viall, chief nursing of cer of Hendry Regional. Nilda Lopez Earns CEN Certi cation SUBMITTED PHOTOMs. Lopez has worked at Hendry Regional as an ED nurse since 2009. She was also employed at HRMC from 1991 to 2001. FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONThree Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild-caught freshwater turtles as a result of a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigation. "Turtles are a popular, commercially available food item throughout much of the world and, as a result, overharvest has occurred in many countries," said the FWC's Lt. George Wilson, who led the effort. "To prevent overharvest here, the FWC proactively banned commercial harvest of all native wild turtles in 2009," Wilson said. Wilson and other FWC investigators throughout Polk and Seminole counties developed the case over a three-and-a-half-month period after the March 21 arrest of My Van Vo (DOB 04/19/83) of 6935 Raymond Ave., Lakeland. Van Vo was caught by FWC of cers on Lake Apopka in possession of 87 live softshell turtles weighing in excess of 500 pounds. Subsequently, FWC investigators learned two other Lakeland men were poaching freshwater turtles on Lake Marion, Lake Haines, Crooked Lake and Lake Walk-In-Water as well as from the St. Johns River. The two men were transporting and selling their illegal catch to Harden and Son's Turtle Farm in Okeechobee. The three men were known to be involved in the illegal capture and exchange of a total of 2,100 pounds of live turtles. "We hope our efforts to protect wild turtle populations help ensure everyone has the opportunity to see freshwater turtles in the wild and harvest them recreationally," Wilson said. The FWC worked with the State Attorney's Of ce in Florida's 19th Judicial Circuit to charge Canh Van Nguyen (DOB 03/15/66) of 1226 Fairlee St., Lakeland, and Lieng Su Pham, (DOB 02/04/45) of 312 Lanceolate Dr., Winter Haven, with two felonies and four misdemeanors. The owner of the turtle farm, Franklin Gene Harden (DOB 11/28/58) of 3403 SW 26 Ave., Okeechobee, was charged with three felonies and four misdemeanors. For more information about freshwater turtles, visit MyFWC.com/Wildlife and select "Managed Species" or call your nearest FWC regional of ce. FWC Catches Commercial Turtle Poachers“...FWC PROACTIVELY BANNED COMMERCIAL HARVEST OF ALL NATIVE WILD TURTLES IN 2009.”LT. GEORGE WILSON

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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.Linda Sue Gann Stiles, 64CLEWISTON — Linda Sue Gann Stiles, age 64, of Clewiston, was reunited with her husband in Heaven on August 14, 2014. Linda was born in Perry, Florida on December 23, 1949, to John and Annie Hudson Gann. She worked for many years for the Hendry Count y Sheriff’s Of ce as the Head Secretary of the Criminal Division of Investigation. She married Edward Kenneth Stiles. She attended the Evangel Assembly of God Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister who will be greatl y missed by all who knew and loved her. She leaves behind her loving children, Daniel Westberry, Shelley Stiles and Michelle Westberry; grandchildren, Bradley, Chandler and his wife Alicia Stiles, Riley Westberry, Kiszka Westberry and Olivia Barber; brother, Dennis Gann and his wife Nell; sisters, Sandra and her husband James Ingram, Caroline and her husband Brad Keller, Rebecca and her husband Bill Young. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one baby brother; David Gann. A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Monday, August 18, 2014 in Evangel Assembly of God Church where Pastor Gary Corley of ciated. Inurnment will be in Fort Denaud Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of owers, Linda wanted donations in her honor to be made to the Zola Levitt Ministries P.O. Box 12268 Dallas, Texas 75225-0268 Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. You may view the online obituar y and leave your condolences to Linda’s family at www.akin-davis.comPaul O. Donnelly, 75CLEWISTON — Paul O. Donnelly, age 75, of Clewiston, passed away after a lengthy illness at Kingshouse in LaBelle. Paul was born in Charleston, South Carolina on November 2, 1938 to the late Roland and Ruth Lincoln Donnelly. He enlisted in the Coast Guard at the age of 17 and served from 1955-1959; he moved to Florida and operated the A&W Restaurant in Clewiston for many years, then later he opened the Donnelly’s Restaurant and ran this restaurant until his retirement in 1997. He met and married Betty Crawford in July 14, 1983; she survives. He also leaves behind his loving children, Steven Donnelly and his wife Celeste of New Jersey, James Donnelly of South Carolina, Wade Blair of Naples, Florida and Denisa Donnelly of Texas; his seven grandchildren, one brother and three sisters. There are no local services planned, however there will be a memorial service in South Carolina at a later date. Local cremation arrangements are being handled by Akin-Davis Funeral HomeClewiston. You may view the online obituary and leave your condolences and memories of Paul at www.akin-davis.comRay Russell DomerOKEECHOBEE — Ray Russell Domer of Okeechobee passed away in his home in Pine Island on August 17, 2014. As a sixth generation Floridian, Ray was born in Okeechobee on February 29, 1956 to Russell and Martha (Walker) Domer. At just twenty-two years old, Ray became the third generation owner and operator of Domer’s Machine Shop. Started by Ray’s grandfather, Victor, in 1926, Domer’s is one of the oldest family owned storefront in Okeechobee and is celebrating its 88th year in business. In 1982, Ray married the late Ginger Greenberger Domer (1956-1987). In 1987, the couple welcomed son Justin to their family. In 1989, Ray married Cynthia (Cindi) Woodham Domer in Roseburg, Oregon. Some of Ray’s fondest memories were made while traveling through the Paci c Northwest with Cindi shortly after their wedding. Cindi quickly stepped into the role of mother to Justin and the family welcomed son Jacob in 1995. Ray and Cindi gave birth to, but sadly lost daughter Nettie Graceson in 1996. While he was happiest spending his days on the water with his loved ones, Ray was passionate about continuing his family’s dedication to service in Okeechobee County. In November 2004, Ray upheld this tradition when he beat a second-term incumbent and was elected to the Okeechobee County Commission. Ray proudly continued to serve his community with subsequent reelections in both 2008 and 2012. In addition to his service as a County Commissioner, Ray also was a dedicated member of the Okeechobee Masonic Lodge for over thirtyve years. Ray was predeceased by his late wife, Ginger Greenberger Domer; his daughter, Nettie Graceson Domer; his father, Russell Victor Domer; and his mother, Martha Walker Domer. He is survived by his wife of twentyve years, Cynthia Woodham Domer; his sons, Justin Ray Domer and Jacob Holdon Domer; his sisters, Alvina Domer Robertson and Jean Domer Rogers (Steve), as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family members, and friends. Ray’s legacy will forever live on, not only in the hearts of his friends and family, but in the community as a whole. He served as a beacon of strength, morality, and love and we were all made better by his presence. A viewing will be held Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Buxton and Bass Funeral Home (400 N. Parrott Ave.) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The family requests that you bring your favorite photo of Ray to add to a family memory book. The funeral service will take place at the First Baptist Church (401 S.W. 4th Street) on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10 a.m.; graveside service and reception to follow. Yoshie Otsuki Hajek, 89CLEWISTON — Yoshie Otsuki Hajek, 89, of Clewiston, passed away on August 9, 2014. Yoshie was born in Tokyo, Japan on August 12, 1924 and moved to Florida with her husband, Frank Hajek and daughter, Anna in 1971. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank. She is survived by her daughter, Anna Alvarez; son-in-law, Benny Alvarez; and son, Tadao Otsuki. She is also survived by four granddaughters, Emi, Nami, Tessa and Tiffany; and one great granddaughter, Mako. A very special thanks to all those who provided her care at Palm Terrace and Hendry Regional Medical Center. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Pioneer Baptist Church. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. Obituaries Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 6 reappointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Michael Freed, 46, of Jacksonville, is the managing partner of Brennan, Manna & Diamond PL. He succeeds Barbara C. Johnston and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission Harout Samra, 31, of Coral Gables, is a lawyer with DLA Piper LLP. He succeeds Hector Lombana and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Jeffrey Bass, 47, of Miami, is a partner with Shubin & Bass PA. He is reappointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Juan Enjamio, 54, of Miami, is the managing partner of Hunton & Williams LLP. He succeeds Peter Prieto and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Fourth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission Rian Balfour, 32, of Coral Springs, is corporate counsel for Sheridan Healthcare Inc. She succeeds Howard Weiss and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Paul Lopez, 46, of Boca Raton, is a director with Tripp Scott PA. He succeeds Louis Silber and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Kara Rockenbach, 44, of Singer Island, is a shareholder with Methe & Rockenbach PA. She succeeds Glenn Waldman and is appointed from a list submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission James Richey, 50, of Melbourne Beach, is the president of Eastern Florida State College. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Michael Marder, 61, of Windermere, is an attorney with Greenspoon Marder PA. He is reappointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Carrie Ann Wozniak, 33, of Orlando, is a partner with Akerman LLP. She succeeds Todd Copeland and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. COMMISSIONS:PART 1Continued From Page 3 See Commissions — Page 9

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The following news items were submitted by community members. The Glades County Democrat welcomes news items, photos and letters to the editor. Email your news to gcdnews@ newszap.com. Please email photos as .jpg attachments.City Council MeetsThe Moore Haven City Council meets regularly on the rst and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Moore Haven City Hall. Come and be a part in making decisions about the future of your city.Mighty Terriers FootballMoore Haven Mighty Terriers football is open to kids between the ages of eight and 12. Practice is held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Washington Park Community Center. Contact Tim Jones at 863-265-0560 or Cedrick Tullock at 863-227-0761 for more information.Florida Forest Service Events and AnnouncementsGeneral news: Even though Florida is in its wet season, wild res can still occur. All the area needs is two weeks without rainfall and the dead litter quickly dries out and is easily ignitable. The Florida Forest Service is always vigilant and ready to respond. Dry season begins again in October and the area will see an increase in size, complexity and frequency of wild res. That means there are only a few months to train, teach and mitigate!ACT Offers CounselingAbuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT) is a non-pro t agency serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Hendry, Glades and Lee counties. ACT offers individual and group counseling, safe emergency shelter, a 24-hour hotline and forensic examinations for survivors of rape. For more information, please call 239-9393112 or 1-888-956-7273.Narcotics Anonymous MeetsNarcotics Anonymous meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Rd., Buckhead Ridge. For more information, please call 863-634-4780.Red Cross Needs VolunteersThe American Red Cross needs volunteers in Glades County to help provide services to county residents. American Red Cross services include disaster services, service to the Armed Forces, health and safety services, international and diversity services. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer should contact John Cain at 239278-3401.The Muse Community Association EventsSaturday, Aug. 23: Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. All of the events are open to the public. All of the events will be held at the Muse Community Center Bldg. on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy. 720). Come out for a fun evening and meet your neighbors. Refreshments will be served. For further information, call 863-674-0467.60s Reunion PartyBuckhead Ridge Moose Lodge #2417 is hosting a 60s reunion party at 7 p.m. on August 23. Come see musical performances on big screens, along with 60s-era music from DJ John Gallagher. Also there will be a $25 bar tab for best Women and Men out ts along with 60s TV theme trivia. Hamburgers and fries will be served for a donation. For information, call John Gallagher at 954-592-3111. Lodge is located at 1016 Linda Road Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone#863-763-2250. All proceeds goes to Moose Charities.Glades County Woman’s ClubMeetings of the Glades County Woman's Club will resume on the 2nd Thursday of each month from September 11 through May, at the First Methodist Church beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information please contact Barbara Brown at 863-9463356.Buckhead Ridge EventsBuckhead Ridge Vfw post 9528 activities open to the public this week. Thursday bingo and food at 1 p.m. Friday night dinner features pork loin, sh and/or shrimp $7 to $8 donation plus live music with Phil Eddings 6 to 11 p.m. All proceeds bene t veterans programs and their families.Westergaard House AvailableThe Glades County Historical Society reminds community members that residents can use the historic Pieter Westergaard House for their meetings, showers, parties and political party get-togethers seven days a week. Non-pro t organizations may use the facility for free; residents will be charged $25 for each event. Residents are welcome to use the inside and the lawn areas. The Westergaard House is located at 270 Ave. L in Moore Haven, near the Methodist Church. Phone Anne Coffey at 863-801-5199, Julie Wigton at 863-946-2060 or Donald Miles at 239-560-8448 for more information.2nd High Heel-A-ThonKimberly Clement, High Heel-A-Thon chairman, has announced that booths are going fast for the second Annual High HeelA-Thon which is sponsored by the Glades County Woman's Club. This event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 4, and its purpose is for breast cancer awareness. All interested vendors are encouraged to call 931-2003910 or 863-228-0907 for further information or an application for a booth. The High Heel-A-Thon meeting has been announced to be at the Doyle Conner Building on Tuesday, September 9, at 5:30 p.m. All members, not just the HHAT committee, are urged to attend.New Venue for 4-HThe venue for the Glades County Youth Livestock Mandatory meeting, that is scheduled for August 25, has been changed to the Rodeo Arena.Lakeport Community EventsYoga at 12:15 every Monday and Friday. Crafts at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Bible Study at 10 a.m. every Wednesday. The Community meeting will be held on September 2, at 7 p.m. The Lakeport Community Board Meeting will be on Thursday, September 11, at 7 p.m. Please mark your calendars for next year... The Sour Orange Festival will be held on Saturday, February 7 (that is the 1st Saturday of February). Our community building is available for events you may have planned in the future. Please call 863-2274674 or 863-233-3014 for availability and rates. HOMEEQUITYLINES...endless possibilities! We will pay closing costs on lines up to $150,000!**3.25%APR* As Low As *Rate based on minimum beacon score of 721. Annual Percentage rate may increase after consummation. **Line must be funded by 50% or $10,000 whichever is greater at closing. If line is Closed within the “rst two years, consumer will be required to pay back the closing costs. 863.983.6181205 South W.C. Owen Avenue Clewiston, Florida 33440 www.centerstatebank.com ELSIESELLERSVP/Branch ManagerNMLS #906782esellers@centerstatebank.com Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 8 Glades at a Glance By Pat DobbinsFlorida Department of Health Robert Bobo, program manager for the HIV/AIDS/STI Program at the Florida Department of Health (FDH) in Hendry County, was recently invited to attend a meeting held at the Eisenhower Executive Of ce Building at the White House. It was a "Meeting on HIV in the Southern United States." The Department of Labor and the Department of Education will join forces with other Federal agencies to develop a program to educate and train HIV positive people in order to get them back into the workforce. Pilot programs will begin in rural communities. In years past, each of these federal programs would operate on its own, but now it is a collaborated effort to help rural areas continue to get scal support for the education, treatment and prevention of HIV in the Southern United States. Mr. Bobo was invited to attend this meeting because of the stellar successes of the local Ryan White Part-C Program at the FDH in Hendry County. A Visit to the White House Submitted Photo

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9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A ugust 21, 2014 Glades County Woman’s ClubDawn Garrison, newly installed Glades County Woman’s Club president, has announced that the new club year will begin Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First Methodist Church in Moore Haven. All members and guests are encouraged to attend, as Dawn needs your support to carry our her plans for the new year. Kim Clement, newly appointed chairman for the Second Annual High Heel-AThon -which will take place on Saturday, Oct.4 -has announced that plans for the event are in full swing. If you plan to have a booth at this event, many vendors have already been approved, and Kim says booths are going fast. If you plan to be a vendor, she is encouraging all applicants to contact her immediately at 863-228-0907 or Dawn at 931-2003910 for further information. Plans for the new club year will be announced at the September meeting, and Dawn plans to announce committee chairmen at that time, as well. If you have a lady that you would like to sponsor for membership, please invite her to a meeting. Glades County Woman’s Club is a service club, and each member is important. Please contact Bonita Drayton for an application to sponsor a prospective member. To become a member, you must be sponsored by an active member, and all of Glades County is included. If you live in Palmdale, Lakeport, Ortona, Buckhead Ridge or Muse, there is likely an active member who would like to sponsor you as a member, and possibly give you a ride to meetings if necessary. The of cers will furnish refreshments for this meeting. Bobbi Brown has offered the use of her golf cart for the member(s) whose turn it is to clean up Riverside Drive. Members volunteered during the last club year, and this is an important project to keep our community looking well cared for. Woman’s Club has been picking up trash from our sign to the fork in Riverside Drive for 10 years--mostly by Bobbi and her deceased husband, Randall. However, this is a club project and members agreed last year to share it. Don’t forget GCWC members, clear your calendar for Thursday, September 11, 5:30 p.m. and join us at the First Methodist Church in Moore Haven. Florida Highway Safety and Motor VehiclesMore than 60 new troopers joined the ranks of the Florida Highway Patrol this month after graduating from FHP’s Training Academy. The graduates join the nearly 1,800 troopers who patrol the state’s roads each day to provide protection and assistance to Florida residents and visitors. “For 75 years, the men and women of the Florida Highway Patrol have built a tradition dedicated to upholding the Patrol’s motto of ‘courtesy, service, protection’ to the people of this great state,” said Col. Brierton, director of the Florida Highway Patrol. “This graduating class represents the future of this agency. I commend them for their dedication and commitment, and I wish them well in their careers with the Patrol.” State Senator Bill Montford, the keynote speaker at the Aug. 6 ceremony, congratulated the graduates for their accomplishment. “The members of the 128th Recruit Class have put in countless hours of physical and mental training to prepare for a career with the Florida Highway Patrol,” Sen. Montford said. “They have shown their undaunted commitment to serving with the Patrol and making our highways safer. It’s a commitment for which we should all be grateful.” Members of the 128th basic recruit classes went through 25 weeks of intense physical and classroom training, covering topics such as human relations, law, rearms, defensive tactics, vehicle operations and rst aid. While at the Academy, recruits also participated in several community service activities, including blood drives and volunteering to help those living with developmental disabilities. From the city of Moore Haven, Jose Rivero and Ricardo Ruano graduated along with the 61 other troops. For additional information about employment with FHP, please visit www.BeATrooper.com or contact FHP’s Recruitment Of ce at 850-617-2307. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. Local Woman’s Club Begins New Club Year Florida Highway Patrol Graduates 63 TroopersTwo Moore Haven men among 63 to graduate Florida Circuit Court JudicialFourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Michael Abel, 48, of Jacksonville, is an attorney with Holland and Knight LLP. He succeeds Dexter Davis and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Henry G. “Chip” Bachara, Jr., 54, of Jacksonville, is a lawyer and the president of Bachara Construction Law Group. He is reappointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Dexter V. Davis, 50, of Jacksonville, is an attorney and the owner of Davis Law Group. He succeeds Michael Mullin and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Craig Dyer, 66, of Daytona Beach, is the chief assistant public defender for the Seventh Circuit’s Public Defender’s Of ce. He succeeds Horace Smith and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Tance Roberts, 46, of St. Augustine, is an attorney and partner with Clark & Roberts PLC and Tance E. Roberts PA. She is reappointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Raven E. Sword, 37, of Palm Coast, is an owner and partner of Livingston & Ward PA. She is reappointed form a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission J. Timothy Schulte, 51, of Winter Park, is an attorney with Zimmerman, Kiser, Sutcliffe. He succeeds Edward Storey III and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Mary A. “Molly” Nardella, 31, of Orlando, is an attorney with Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell. She succeeds Jeffrey Jones and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Meredith Barrios Sasso, 31, of Orlando, is an associate with Hayes Law PL. She lls a vacancy and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Robert H. Fernandez, 43, of Miami, is a partner with Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg, Martin, Stoller, Zumpano & Bellido. He succeeds Manuel Kadre and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Hans Ottinot, 45, of Hialeah, is City Attorney for the City of Sunny Isles Beach. He succeeds Mark Romance and has been appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Luis E. Suarez, 42, of Coral Gables, is a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. He succeeds Marva Wiley and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Bernard Long Jr., 73, of Bonita Springs, is a retired attorney. He succeeds Gordon Corey and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Amira Dajani Fox, 48, of Fort Myers, is the deputy chief assistant state attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit. She succeeds Joseph Linnehan Jr. and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. Aaron A. Haak, 39, of Fort Myers, is a shareholder with Knott Ebelini Hart. He succeeds F. Joseph McMackin III and is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning July 14, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018. COMMISSIONS: PART 2Continued From Page 6

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Auctions e Largest Government Surplus Equipment Auction on the SW Coast of FloridaLive & Online Bidding for Farm, Ranch, Construction Equip., Misc tools. Sat. Oct. 4th at 9AMNow Accepting Consignments Go to online bidding at LandAuctionService.com Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd. N. Ft Myers, FL 33917 Frank E. Land, Auctioneer (239) 936-4121AB2084/AU2814 Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Auctions PUBLIC AUCTION FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH SATURDAY, AUGUST 30TH 11AM BOTH DAYS 1491 WESTERN WAY, LABELLE, FL. 2 tracts of land totaling 58.65 acres custom built home and barn, personal property offered separately ALL PERSONAL PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ABSOLUTE. trucks, tractors, tools, guns, antiques, RV, boat farming equipment, shop equipment, cattle, for complete list go to www. gulfcoastrealtyauctions. com 239-242-7661 ab1389/au415 Public Auction Aug 23, 2014 9:00 am Immokalee FL (10778 CR 846 Clewiston 7 mi form Immokalee) Tractors, Construction Eq, Farm Eq., and MUCH MORE Consignments Welcome 800-985-5699Terry DeMott Auctioneer FL #AU1833-AB1285 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Employment Full Time MAGNOLIA PACKING INC, a fresh vegetable packing house, is looking for a PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR with three (plus) years produce experience. Must be bi-lingual and be willing to work long hours during the season. Email your resume to royboy01@bellsouth.net Employment Full TimeMECHANIC’S JOB FAIR Tuesday, August 26 Clewiston Holiday Inn 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. U.S. Sugar is seeking candidates with exceptional Mechanical Skills. If you have at least three years of Mechanical Experience with Plant Machinery, Railroad Locomotives or Heavy Farm Equipment, we may have the ideal position for you. If unable to attend email your experience to the Following. EMAIL: Jdooley@ussugar.com Brief Paragraph is Fine. Employment Full TimeDRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Employment Full TimeFirst BankAdministrative AssistantFirst Bank is seeking an administrative assistant for the Belle Glade Branch with a minimum of ten years experience. Requires community involvement. Must possess a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and con dential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Must possess knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Work requires continual attention to detail in composition, typing and proo ng materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands. Great bene ts with starting salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume to Nilda Sparks at 863-983-9473 or send an e-mail to nsparks@ rst1bank.com or 300 East Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston. Employment Full Time Full Time RNFirst Care Women’s Clinic Belle Glade location is seeking a fulltime RN to join our client care team. For more information regarding First Care, please visit www. rst-care.org & rstcareoptions.com Submit resumes to sandidavis @ rst-care.org Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Christian Youth Leader Needed First United Methodist Church of Clewiston seeks a part-time, paid Christian Youth Leader to lead our youth ministry program (ages 12-18, Middle School and High School). For more information and to secure a position description and job application, please contact Pastor Jeff Smith via email at FUMCPJ@aol.com HELP WANTED GENERAL MANAGER The Barron Water Control District Board of Supervisors is accepting applications and resumes (both) for the position of General Manager of the Barron Water Control District, a Section 298 Special District and by inter-local agreement, Manager of the Port LaBelle Community Development District, a Section 190 Special District. Applications may be obtained from the District of ce. Applications will be accepted until August 29, 2014 Barron Water Control District is an equal opportunity employer. Mark Colbert, Chairman Barron Water Control District 3293 Dellwood Terrace Port LaBelle 863-675-0346 Employment Full Time TEACHERS Glades Academy Charter School, Pahokee, FL. Elementary teachers needed for the 2014 2015 School Year Must be Florida Certi ed or Eligible. Fax resumes to 561-924-9279 or email to: gladesacad@aol.com When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. TECHNOLOGY POSITIONS PROGRAMMER-ERP SYSTEMS Work on an ERP team to understand business processes and technical requirements. Candidate will de ne, develop and implement solutions through writing application code [testing, debugging, and documentation]. Through hands-on training, acquire SAP ABAP programming skills. Attributes Familiarity with Systems Development Lifecycle of applications in an ERP system landscape. Experience with relational databases and SQL programming, Visual Studio is a plus. Network Administrator Requirements:• Experience in all areas of local and wide area network management and administration including system con guration, setup, troubleshooting, and end user support; experience supporting telecommunications equipment is preferred.• Candidate should possess a functional understanding of virtual LANs and dynamic trunking protocols.• Candidate should possess solid understanding of the following aspects of networking and the support of IP networks to include: OSI model, STP, and 802.11 a, b, g, n protocols. • Candidate should possess a functional understanding of routing protocols to include: OSPF and EIGRP• Candidate should possess a functional understanding of additional protocols and services to include. LACP, VRRP, HSRP• Candidate should be familiar with a basic understanding of GLBP, MPLS, VPLS and BGP EMAIL: Jdooley@ussugar.com Employment Full Time Shop here first! The classified ads Shop here first! The classified ads Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 10

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Lakeport Community AssociationOn July 19, the Lakeport Community Association hosted a BBQ Rib Cook-off and Corn Hole Tournament. During the BBQ Cook-Off, there other activities such as a silent auction, 50/50 tickets being sold and a lot of catching up on old times by all who participated. Our favorite local music man, Avant Brown, donated his services to the event so there was good music for all to enjoy. The BBQ cook-off was a huge success. A total of 15 teams from all around the lake entered the contest. All the ribs for the contest were donated by Tripp Electric Motors, of Belle Glade. The Lakeport Community Association, Inc. collected the ribs that the teams cooked and sold rib dinners inside the community center. All the sides for the dinners were donated by Sherry’s Aruba Tiki Grill, located in Lakeport. After a blind taste of a panel of ve “mystery” judges, the winner of the BBQ Rib Cook-Off was decided. First Place went to Swamp Cracker BBQ from Okeechobee; Pitting Ain’t Easy, from Clewiston, took second; and third place went to Anderson BBQ, also from Clewiston. Each place received a cash prize. There were two divisions in the Corn Hole Tournament. The kids division all received a $25 gift card to Wal-Mart, donated by Toyota Industrial Equipment. Our adult division was won by Down and Dirty from Okeechobee and second place was taken by Two Aces from Clewiston. The lucky winner of the 50/50 drawing was Lakeport’s own, John “Cowboy” Cote. He took home a total of $187. The Community Association would like to thank all the local sponsors who made monetary donations and/or donated items for the silent auction. Those businesses include Tripp Electric Motor, Sherry’s Aruba Tiki Grill, Florida Public Utilities, MCM Paint Manufacturing, Toyota Industrial Equipment, Glades Parts Company, TKM Bengard Farms, Rexel, Eli’s Trailer Sales and the Lakeport Volunteer Fire Department. If it weren’t for the generous donations made by these local businesses this would not have been such a huge success. The money raised will go into the Lakeport Community Association, Inc. general funds, which are used to provide scholarships to the Lakeport graduating seniors wishing to continue their education, kids’ activities, such as the back-to-school drive, building up keep and to assist those in need in the community. The Lakeport Community Association, Inc. will be having more fund raisers and activities in the future, so please come out and show your support. 50OFFFIRST MONTHS LEASE PAYMENT ON A NEW LEASE OF 12 MONTHS OR LONGER*%* Receive 50% off of your “rst months lease payment when you begin a new lease agreement of 12 months or longer. The transaction advertised is for a rental-purchase agreement. Ownership of leased merchandise is not acquired until all required payments have been made by the lessee or lessee exercises an early purchase option. Not all services and bene“ts available in all states. Some transactions may require an additional delivery fee. Prices, certain brands and models may vary at some stores. All merchandise in this advertisement is new, unless marked pre-leased or clearance. Not responsible for printer or typographical errors. No carryover, cash or surrender value. Valid only at Clewiston, FL location. Cannot be combined with other offers. Some restrictions apply. See store manager for details. Offer expires 12-31-2014. BRING IN THIS COUPON AND GET Oer available only at949 W. Sugarland Hwy. Clewiston, FL 33440 8639832700 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A ugust 21, 2014 Lakeport Community Having Fun, BBQ Style! Submitted PhotoFirst Place Swamp Cracker BBQ. Submitted PhotoThird Place – Anderson BBQ. Submitted PhotoSecond Place – Pitting Ain’t Easy. Submitted PhotoKids Corn Hole Winners. Submitted PhotoFirst place, Corn Hole Tournament Place Down and Dirty. Submitted PhotoSecond place, Corn Hole Tournament Two Aces.

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No collateral required but must be an established business to qualify. 1-800-256-2988 Guns/Supplies Gun & Knife Show LaBelle Civic Center 481 W. Hickpochee Ave. SR 80W LaBelle, FL Sat, August 23, 9-5 Sun, August 24, 9-4 Admission $5.00 Free Parking CWP classes $50. 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. daily Tel: 239-223-3370GunShowsFlorida.comBuy Sell Trade Apartments1bed/1bath Wildwood apts. 863.983.3151 BELLE GLADE 661 SE 4th St., 2BR, 1BA, with lg, bonus rm. that can be used as 3rd br., Central Air, W/D hookup. 305-487-2850. ApartmentsM. Haven Furnished. Ef ciency w/utilities, Ceramic tile oors. $165 week. Furnished room w/private entrance, $75 week. 863-509-0096. Houses RentLrg. 3BR/2 BA Block house. 2,000 sq. ft., Tile oors on double lot. w/ Workshop $825 month. Call (863) 509-0096 Houses Sale MONTURA 5ba./3ba. 2004 Model. 1.25 acres, 2100 sq. ft. Pool, surveillance system. Fireplace, fenced. $94,500. Sugar Realty 786-709-3917 Mobile Home RentCLEWISTON: 1 BR Singlewide Rec Renovated, W/D, CAC, & Storage shed. On dead end road. $600 mo., plus security. (954)495-5244. Moore Haven Mobile homes for rent $425 & up Call 863-509-0096 Mobile HomeSaleMobile Home Sale 10x35 ft. Ready to move in! Park Model Completely renovated w/ all new appli., including water heater & a/c units. Needs relocated, some nancing avail. with dep. Asking $8,450 obo. Call William 954-495-5244 for appointment. Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Public Notice PUBLIC NOTICE The Joint Glades’Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged will have a meeting on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at the Hendry County EMS Training Room at 1050 Forestry Division Road in LaBelle. All meetings of the Local Coordinating Board are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Nichole Gwinnett at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 232 or by e-mail at ngwinnett@swfrpc.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD). The SWFRPC’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he’she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. 465732 CGS 8/21/2014 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 4:00 p.m., at the Clewiston Chamber/Museum Conference Room, 109 Central Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440. If a quorum is not present to conduct business, the alternative date is Thursday, September 4, at 4:00 p.m. at the same location. The meeting is open to the public. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Please note that matters may be discussed at the meeting which are not on the prepared agenda for the meeting. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. Hendry County Tourist Development Council Darrell R. Harris, Chairman 466803 CN/CB 8/21/2014 South Florida Water Management District PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 permits@sfwmd.gov NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, that the application(s) for permit described below has been received for project(s) in Glades County. The application(s) and future additional application documents can be obtained by any of the following methods: 1) Accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and clicking on Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page; 2) Submitting a written request to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680; or 3) Submitting an electronic request at permits@sfwmd.gov. James D Hull PE (Hull Boat Storage) 5300 Lee Boulevard, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971, has submitted Application 110725-14 for a new Water Use Permit 22-00495-W to dewater on undeveloped lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Section 29, Township 42 South, Range 31 East. Thalle Construction Company Inc. (Herbert Hoover Dike Culvert 5A Dewatering) 900 NC 86 North, Hillsborough, NC 27278, has submitted Application 140610-14 for a new Water Use Permit 22-00536-W to dewater on undeveloped lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Section 10, Township 41 South, Range 32 East. 466811 GCD 8/21/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeCentral County Water Control District Request for Proposal2005 or newer Water Truck Central County Water Control District is accepting sealed proposals for a year 2005 or newer Diesel water truck, any make, with the following speci cations: Diesel engine, air brakes, at least a 2000 gallon water tank, PTO driven pump, rear spray assembly with ladder and hydrant ll, cab controls, air controls, slotted hold down system, front spray and rear spray. Proposals are to be submitted on the District’s Proposal Form that may be obtained from the District, in a sealed envelope clearly marked “PROPOSAL FOR WATER TRUCK”. Sealed proposals will be received by the District, at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, Fl 33440 until 5pm. on August 27, 2014. The sealed proposals shall be publicly opened and read at 7:15 p.m. on August 27, 2014, during the regular meeting of the District, at the District’s meeting room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, FL 33440. The District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, waive technicalities and make award(s) deemed to be in the best interest of the District. Please direct questions and requests for proposal forms to Carolyn Hester, Manager for the District, at (863) 983-5797. 466725 CN 8/14,21/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the SKW Prep LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 242 2009 1184428-A0001160000 Winsome Building Concepts LLC The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466693 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2693 2011 1074433-03000190010 Ella III LLC Lot 1 in Block 19 of WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, page 1 thru 2 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466694 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4577 2010 4104329-080000B0010 Gangadhar Dipchand & Gobin Jaiprashad Tract B, Block 2271, PORT LABELLE UNIT 8, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 131, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466689 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1207 2010 1284331-A0000360000 Betty Zewin The Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 355, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466690 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1210 2010 1284331-A0000470000 Betty Zewin The Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 354, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466691 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2918 2011 1214334-01000060110 Freddy L Scott + Cynthia Scott + David Scott + Devon Scott II + Moneek McTier Lot 11, in Block 6, of Harlem Addition No. 4 to Clewiston, Florida, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466699 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2194 2008 1344432-A0000990000 Alexander & Esmeralda Albores The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, 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 4303, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466700 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1456 2009 1154432-A0001740100 Leovirdo & Frances Abad + Jorge Diaz + Ada Diaz The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Track 2530, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466702 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 South Florida Water Management District PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 permits@sfwmd.gov NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, that the application(s) for permit described below has been received for project(s) in Hendry County. The application(s) and future additional application documents can be obtained by any of the following methods: 1) Accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and clicking on Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page; 2) Submitting a written request to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680; or 3) Submitting an electronic request at permits@sfwmd.gov. Eagle Farm II,LLC (Eagle Farm West) PO Box 2353, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 120514-5 for modi cation of Water Use Permit 26-01045-W to irrigate 114 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Midhawthorn Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 21,22,27,28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East. Aspring Resources LLC and Southeast Renewable Resources (Eveready Ranch) 6424 NW 5th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, has submitted Application 140414-5 for a new Water Use Permit 26-01039-W to dewater on undeveloped lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Section 7, Township 45 South, Range 34 East. Lake Labelle LLC (Lake Labelle) PO Box 250, Labelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application 140415-6 for a new Water Use Permit to dewater on undeveloped lands. The water will be withdrawn from onsite lakes and the project is located in Section 7, Township 43 South, Range 30 East. Lee County Solid Waste Division (Lee/Hendry County Regional Solid Waste Disposal Facility) 10500 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers, FL 33905, has submitted Application 140711-10 for a new Water Use Permit 26-01163-W to dewater on undeveloped lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 4,9,16, Township 45 South, Range 28 East. 466809 CN 8/21/2014 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 12

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2784 2011 1314433-A0003020000 Adrian Giraldo The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter 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 for the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5803, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466696 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1131 2011 1274331-010000G0080 Jake & Eileen Pearson TR ITF Austin J Pearson and Xavier J Pearson, minor children The Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 8, Block G, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466692 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1269 2009 1134432-A0000900000 Ana M Quntana-Marquez The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 80 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3605, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466701 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeHENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 9/9/14 SUBJECT AREA: 340 Bullying and Harassment EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for bullying and harassment. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1006.147, 784.048(1)(d), 1006.09(6), and 1006.07(2) F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1006.147, 784.048(1)(d), 1006.09(6), and 1006.07(2) F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for bullying and harassment. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on September 9, 2014. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice : If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 466616 CN 8/14,21,28 CB 8/28/2014 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2767 2011 1314433-A0002290000 Osvaldo & Elisa S Arcieri The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5854, 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 September, 2014 which is the 18th day of September, 2014. Dated this 6th day of August, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 466695 CN 8/14,21,28;9/4/2014 NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014_ at 7 pm at the Conference Room, 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. NOTICE monthly meeting will be held every fourth Wednesday of each month in the year of 2014. UNLESS otherwise advertised. 466470 CN 8/14,21/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2013-CA-000367 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff -VS.Juan Miguel Montes De Oca a/k/a Juan De Oca and Oralia Medina Mantes De Oca a/k/a Ora Montes De Oca, Husband and Wife; Hendry County, Florida; Port La Belle Unit Four Property Homeowner’s Association, Inc. d/b/a Port Labelle Unit Four Property Owners’ Association, Inc.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named 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; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named 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 Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2013-CA-000367 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Juan Miguel Montes De Oca a/k/a Juan De Oca and Oralia Medina Montes De Oca a/k/a Ora Montes De Oca, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Barbara S. Butler, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE, 2ND FLOOR, LABELLE, FL 33935, AT 11:00 A.M. on September 17, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 18, BLOCK 2150, PORT LABELLE UNIT 4, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. 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 ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Barbara S. Butler CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 466847 CN 8/21,28/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 14CP62 IN RE: ESTATE OF CALVIN MONROE, SR Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CALVIN MONROE, SR., deceased, whose date of death was March 23, 2014; File Number 14CP62, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Of ce Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is: August 7, 2014. CALVIN MONROE, JR. Co-Personal Representative 1126 Virginia Avenue Clewiston, FL 33440 CLARA TROWELL Co-Personal Representative: PO Box 1443 Clewiston, FL 33440 Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire FBN: 114278 dba@gendersalvarez.com Anthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 afd@gendersalvarez.com GENDERS ALVAREZ DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 West Cleveland Street Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 466670 CN 8/14,21/2014 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME The undersigned does hereby certify that Timothy Gary Duffell conducting a Roadside Mobile Repairs business at 148 Oak Drive, Clewiston, FL 33440, County of Hendry, Florida, under the ctitious name of Victory 24/7 Roadside Repairs and that said rm is composed of the following persons whose names and places of residence are as follows: Timothy Gary Duffell 148 Oak Drive, Clewiston, FL 33440 Ownership of Victory 24/7 Roadside Repairs is as follows: Timothy Duffell It is my intentions to apply to the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations to register the said name of Victory 24/7 Roadside Repairs under the provisions of Chapter 90-267, laws of Florida, Acts of 1991. Timothy Gary Duffell DATE: 8/13/14 466816 CN 8/21/2014 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name of: Big Cypress RV Resort Located on the Big Cypress Reservation of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, located in Hendry County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated this 13th day of August, 2014. Seminole Tribe of Florida, 6300 Stirling Road, Hollywood, Florida 33024. Eric Dorsky, P.A. 7320 Grif n Road, Suite 220 Davie, Florida 33314 954-587-1120 Date: 08/13/2014 466819 CN 8/21/2014 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Trustees will conduct their monthly Board meeting on August 25th, 2014 at 1:00pm in the Conference Room at Hendry Regional Medical Center, 524 W. Sagamore Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. The public is invited to attend.466817 CN/CB 8/21/2014 Public Notice Public Notice 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014

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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 14 Services, Agape Christian Academy, Tobacco Free Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Florida Forest Service. Throughout the many stands, representatives from the various organizations eagerly handed out whatever they had to offer. Some took it upon themselves to make getting those materials more fun, including making information more relatable to children. Among the materials available were information on diet and nutrition, bike and road safety, water safety, re safety, poison control, hurricane preparedness, weather education and health tips. Outside, the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce set up a maze-like obstacle course in the parking lot called the Bike Rodeo, through which children had to ride successfully before earning their own free bike helmets. There were also vehicles outside for the children to examine, including a GCSO crime scene unit van, the school bus they would use throughout the year and a swamp buggy. Inside, Mary the Clown greeted the children as their parents went to the various booths offering pamphlets, books, treats, supplies and more, in a long circular hallway. All families had to get the signatures of 10 other booths in order to receive the longawaited backpacks at the end of the hall. The booths certainly were not in competition with each other; in fact, the various groups represented seemed to admire their neighbor's efforts, as with the Florida Forest Service and Tobacco Free Florida. Luis Aguilar, from Florida Forest Service said, "We plant the seed for safety. Before we give supplies, we make the children promise not play with matches." Two small children came by the stand and Aguilar proceeded to ask them for the promise. One of them exclaimed, "What are matches?" After an explanation the children walked away thrilled with their Smokey Bear booklets. Aguilar stated afterward that this is now a common occurrence, "Kids don't know what matches are anymore. ... Possibly because of effective publicity and the antismoking campaign. ... No smoking means fewer matches." Angelica Pe–a, of Tobacco Free Florida, seemed attered but skeptical about Aguilar's explanation, stating that the anti-smoking campaign does help to educate the general public, but probably was not the main reason children do not know what matches are. "Hopefully [the children] will eventually not know what lighters or electronic cigarettes are either," said Pe–a. Because of the limited supplies, some of the booths invented clever ways, such as a raf ing, to prolong the distribution as much as possible. At the Home Health Services Stand, the representative brought her son and his friend as workers to volunteer at the event. They rushed to give tickets for the raf e as the rep looked on in pride. "Volunteering helps build character, and it teaches them to serve others, which is what this booth is all about," said the Home Health rep. FCHC provided free screenings for vision, dental and auditory health, as well as free height, weight and hemoglobin checks. Traci Thomas, Center Manager for the Moore Haven Center of FCHC, stated that the focus for the FCHC has always been migrant, seasonal farmworkers and underprivileged families. Children with no immunizations and families with little means of income are at risk when going back to school, said Thomas. FCHC is aware that most families cannot afford proper care throughout the year and do not know how to receive nancial aid. That is why FCHC works personally with their patients to assess their situation, sets them up with one of their Health Bene ts Coordinators and assists them in any way possible, she said. The kids expo is one of the many ways in which they reach out to the community to let them know that help is readily available and easy to obtain for those who need it most. With 120 toothbrush packages given out by FCHC, 158 backpacks distributed by United Way and the Salvation Army, and approximately 175 families attending, the outreach was considered a huge success. For some of the booth representatives it was their rst year, but for all questioned, it would not be their last. Thomas also stated that they were better prepared this year, "I am happy with all of it... I didn't know how we would top last year!" Ann Baker, Physician Assistant at FCHC, stated that making sure the children have the supplies they need is more than just a yearly ritual, it brings equality and security to the under-privileged children. "How can children study hard and get good grades if they worry about basic supplies? Just knowing that they are ready physically boosts their selfcon dence," said Baker. ExpoContinued From Page 1 Submitted Photo Submitted Photo Submitted Photo “HOW CAN CHILDREN STUDY HARD AND GET GOOD GRADES IF THEY WORRY ABOUT BASIC SUPPLIES? JUST KNOWING THAT THEY ARE READY PHYSICALLY BOOSTS THEIR SELF–CONFIDENCE,” ANN BAKER

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15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A ugust 21, 2014Crossword Puzzle Not in Perfection but in Having SharedBY REV. SAMUEL S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martin’s ChurchRobin Williams was a tragic loss; perhaps more tragic because of what he offered to others. In a world full of suffering and pain, the ability to escape with a few minutes of humor becomes a prize gift. There is a certain irony that someone who could take so many outside of their day-to-day suffering and grief could not do it for themselves. Those who wanted to quote to Jesus the dictum “Physician, heal thyself (Luke 4:23)” remind us all that what people can do for others, they may not be able to do for themselves. There is something about the healer having to admit that he needs healing. One theologian (Henri J. M. Nouwen) expressed it in the title of one of his books; “The Wounded Healer.” The idea is that we can help one another not only because of our gifts of healing but because of our understanding of their pain through our own wounds from life. I had the privilege of working with a man talented in languages but who was totally blind to seeing that others had dif culties in learning them. He did not see that everyone wasn’t as talented as he was and limited in his understanding of his own gift. He drove others off by his blind spot. Part of the tragedy is not seeing the gifts that we have to give to others come by just being here. We don’t have to be perfect. All of us have some kind of gift to offer. Some of the great healing capacities of communities of faithful committed people lies not in their individual perfection, but in their capacity to share because they are among the hurting, as well. A while ago, I recalled hearing about a man who had a terminal illness and decided to spend his last days looking at comedies instead of moping and feeling sorry for himself. His illness went into remission. Whether or not it was due to his choice to be happy at the end remains an open question, but whatever the cause, his decision to not be embittered or down was heroic. Whatever kept him from living a full life would not ruin his capacity to enjoy the days he had. The Biblical account of Judas Iscariot taking his own life is about a man who cannot shake off the guilt from his act of betrayal (Matthew 27:3ff) and the refusal of others to help him atone for what he had done. The message of the incarnation is, “I have been there, I know of your suffering and pain, I have lived with you and can understand, share it.” The message of the importance of forgiveness is likewise highlighted in Judas’ attempt to come to terms with what he had done; perhaps our acts of forgiveness will one day literally save a life! We can understand why someone can feel he no longer can cope with life; we can also understand the tragic loss. Perhaps we cannot change the circumstances that drive people to do desperate things; but we can provide the comfort, the understanding, the sharing that comes with realizing we’ve all had our own bad moments, too. This quality makes forgiveness all the much easier; who can really cast the rst stone or deny that they’ve had their own minutes of hurting? One of my clergy acquaintances told of the person who stayed away from Church, telling him, “The Church is full of hypocrites!” and therefore he was not going to have any part of it. The response from the clergyman was, “That’s all right, there is always room for one more!” The community of the faithful is where we can step outside of ourselves for a short while; to be strengthened and then returned to the world outside. The strength comes from the sharing, not perfection. It is in our drawing to the one who has overcome the world and sharing with Him. Then we can go out and heal and be healed too. That changes the world, others, ourselves. If you would like to contact Rev. Thomas about this column or have an idea for one, please send an email to fatherthomas@saintmartins-clewiston.org.Gospel ConcertCLEWISTON — Community Christian Church invites the community to attend a gospel concert extravaganza! On Friday, Sept. 5, beginning at 7 p.m., the Simple Faith Quartet and the Gulf State Quartet will give two hours, back to back, of music at Community Christian, located at 201 N. Francisco Street, Clewiston. This event is free to attend, with food and beverages included. The last gospel concert was “an inspirational evening for all who attended,” said one of the event’s spectators.BHR Baptist ChurchOKEECHOBEE — Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to attend its services throughout the week. Buckhead Ridge is a God-fearing church with good fellowship, good gospel singing and salvation preaching. The church has received six new members in the last two weeks. Pastor Arlen Cook brings the messages. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., morning service follows at 11 a.m. and Sunday evening service start at 6 p.m.Harvest Fest RevivalSOUTH BAY — Greater Union Missionary Baptist Church invites the community to attend a three-night Harvest Fest Revival beginning Wednesday, Aug. 20, through Friday, Aug. 22. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The Evangelist for the Revival will be Apostle Dr. Veronica Graham, Pastor of Jesus Kingdom Ministries of Miami, Fla. Greater Union Missionary Baptist is located at 249 NW 9th Avenue in South Bay, Elder Dr. Charlie E. Reese is the Pastor.Church HappeningsLAKEPORT— Randy and Becky Rippey will be at Point of Light Fellowship, 15399 East State Road 78 Lakeport, for a revival starting Friday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. with an ice cream social afterwards. The revival will continue Saturday night, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m., with a baked potato bar afterwards, and on Sunday morning, Aug. 24, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, please call Teresa Woodham at 863-227-4037.Opportunity to Join ChoirBELLE GLADE — For all Glades-area singers and musicians: Have a passion for singing or playing gospel music? Are you interested in proclaiming God’s gospel through vocal and instrumental worship to all communities? If so, we are looking for you! Rehearsals are held every other Monday beginning Aug. 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Church of God By Faith, located on 600 South West Avenue B, Belle Glade. Mark your calendars for the Annual Concert on Saturday, Sept. 27 at First Baptist Church of Belle Glade, located on 17 NW Ave B, Belle Glade. For more information or bookings, contact Kevin Wright at 561-261-0717. RELIGION NEWS AND INFORMATION Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.34/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 8,237 gas outlets in Florida. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.49/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 14.9 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 16.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 8.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 4.2 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. “The national average has now dropped to its lowest level since February, and with the end of the summer driving season nearing, we’ll likely see gas prices continuing the downward trend,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “Oil prices last week dropped to $95/bbl brie y before rising the next day back to $97/bbl, but the important factor is that prices remain under triple digits. For motorists, we’re nearing the point that gasoline demand dropsafter Labor Dayand also the upcoming switch back to cheaper winter gasoline will also put downward pressure on prices in mid-September. While a short term increase in gasoline prices is never out of the question, as we grow nearer to September, the likelihood of a spike decreases. It won’t be long before we’ll start to see a few cities seeing averages under $3/ gal: areas of Tennessee and South Carolina are already getting close,” DeHaan said. GAS PRICE UPDATE

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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee August 21, 2014 16 First Baptist Church Hosts Youth EventBy Laura Gonzalez Mathis PHOTO/LAURA GONZALEZ MATHISOver 70 Youth representing Moore Haven, Clewiston, LaBelle and even Arcadia, came out to First Baptist Church of Moore Haven on Aug. 8 to enjoy a fun lled night of food, games, worship and devotion to kick off the beginning of the new school year. The intent of this gathering was to strengthen each student to stand up for their Faith in their respective schools all over our area. We pray they and all our area students have an amazing year! PHOTO/LAURA GONZALEZ MATHISThis picture represents Youth from Moore Haven, Clewiston and LaBelle Class of 2014 that came to enjoy the “Youth Alive Lock In.” They will be representing our towns at their perspective colleges and we are very proud of them for what they have accomplished and what they will accomplish. Left to right are Nathan Simmons, Isaac Cisneros, Katelyn Steelman, Dakodah Davis, Bailey Browning, Destiny Everett and Kaitlyn He in. “I THINK THAT MUCH OF THE ADVICE GIVEN TO YOUNG MEN ABOUT SAVING MONEY IS WRONG. I NEVER SAVED A CENT UNTIL I WAS FORTY YEARS OLD. I INVESTED IN MYSELF – IN STUDY, IN MAS-TERING MY TOOLS, IN PREPARATION. MANY A MAN WHO IS PUT-TING A FEW DOLLARS A WEEK INTO THE BANK WOULD DO MUCH BETTER TO PUT IT INTO HIMSELF.” HENRY FORD