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Title: The Frostproof news
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Creation Date: November 17, 2005
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Thursday, November 17, 2005 Vol. 91 No. 22 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents


City Council
plans meetings
The Frostproof City Coun-
cil would like to remind
everyone, the City Council
Public Meetings will be held
the first and third Monday of
the month. The next Regular
City Council Meeting will be
held Monday, Nov. 21, at 6
p.m. The city would also
announce that a Special
Council Meeting has been
called for Monday, Nov. 21 at
Noon to interview City Man-
ager candidate Timothy Hill.
Frostproof City Hall is
located at 111 First Street. For
more information call 635-
7855.
Public Forum
meeting Nov. 17
Senator J. D. Alexander
will hold a Public Forum
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at 6
p.m. at City Hall to discuss
the ongoing flood issues per-
taining to Clinch Lake,
Crooked Lake and Reedy
Lake. All residents of the sur-
rounding communities are
encouraged to attend. For
more information please call
City Hall at 635-7855.
SPCFLM flood
meeting notice
The Southeast Polk Citi-
zens for Lake Management
next scheduled meeting will
be held Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 7
p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of
the First Baptist Church locat-
ed at 96 West B Street.
Note: The previous meet-
ings were held in the Smith
Building at the First Baptist
Church.
Holiday garbage
- schedule set
The Polk County Board of
County Commissioners Solid
Waste division announced
the Thanksgiving Day holiday
garbage schedule.
Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005,
the Landfills will be closed.
There will be no garbage col-
lection service in the unin-
corporated areas. The Thurs-
day pickup will not be
rescheduled.
'Make it and Take
it' class offered
Have the look of stained
glass for a fraction of the
cost! Make a "Gallery Glass"
holiday wreath in one
evening. Frostproof Art
Gallery will hold a stained
glass class Tuesday, Nov. 29 6
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost of the
class is $35. this includes all
materials and class fee.
Deadline to sign-up and pay
is Monday, Nov. 21. Please
call the Frostproof Art Gallery
for more information at 635-
7271.
Wanted: Youths
for registration
Youth Baseball and Soft-
ball registration will be held
every Tuesday and Thursday
now thru the month of
December, at the complex
from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Any boy or girl between
the ages of 5-18 years of age
should sign up now. The
older leagues will be playing
this year. For more informa-
tion contact Ronnie Grose
635-2620. Ricky or Debbie
Norris 635-4295 or Elvia
Espinoza 635-5164.

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Enjoy 'Sounds of the Season'


The Warner Southern College
Department of Fine Arts is proud
to announce that plans are final-
ized and preparation is under-
way for the Annual Christmas
Concert.
The three hurricanes that
crossed Lake Wales last year
made significant damage to
Warner Southern College and
productions had to be canceled.
However, the Turner Athletic
Center has been completely
refurbished and is ready to bring
music to life again! "Sounds of
the Season!" will be presented in
the Turner Athletic Center on the
west campus of Warner South-
ern College on Friday, Dec. 2, 7
p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m.


and 3 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 4,3
p.m. This Christmas celebration
of choral music is under the
direction of Dr. Steven Darr,
Chairman of the Department of
Fine Arts at Warner Southern Col-
lege.
At "Sounds of the Season!",
the Turner Athletic Center is
transformed into a country win-
ter wonderland with poinsettias,
an iced pond with ice skaters, a
stable, and lots of Christmas
trees, over 150! Dr. Darr has put
together various song groupings
that include favorite Christmas
hymns, light-hearted Christmas
songs and selections from the
great holiday classic, "THE MES-
SIAH". Accompaniment will be


supported by a professional
string quartet including Michael
Lawson, Laura Lawson, Laura
Greenburg and K.C. Davidson;
Brian Chance, trumpet; and
Bryan Johnson, tympani as well
as some sound trax orchestra-
tions.
The 45-voice Warner South-
ern College Concert Choir will be
the core group of singers for this
concert. This choral ensemble is
made up of students from the
college seen in both traditional
choir robes as well as red and
green holiday clothes.
Warner Southern College is
proud to have appearances by

See Sounds Page 2


Sports: FMSHS Basketball Season opener!
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FMSHS Guidance coun-
selor/Junior Varsity Coach
Steve Gause proves 'White
men can jump.' Coach
Gause attempted to slam
dunk the basketball with an
added stunt at the FHS
Basketball Blowout, Slam
Dunk Contest held Nov. 11.


Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
FMSHS held their First Annual Basketball Blowout Friday,
Nov. 11. Even though it was only scrimmage games being
played, the gym was packed with fans. # 1 Clifton Craw-
ford of the FHS varsity Red Team goes up for the shot.


FHS basketball


season begins


By Cindy Monk
The Frostproof High School
boy's basketball season unoffi-
cially opened Friday, Nov.11 with
the First Annual Basketball
Blowout. Fans packed the gym to
watch the junior varsity and varsi-
ty boy's scrimmage against each
other separated by White and
Red shirts. The JV Red team fell to
the JV White team with a score of
25-31. The Varsity Red team on


the other hand dominated the
Varsity White team 51-36.
Highlights of the evening
included a 3 Point Contest, a Slam
Dunk Contest, cheerleading from
both JV and Varsity squads as
well as a performance from the
newly formed Step 'STRUT'
(Striving Towards Racial Unity
Together) Team.
FMSHS boys and girls basket-
ball schedules can be found on
page 6, of this issue.


Sne winner ot me r-i Bas-
ketball Blowout, Slam Dunk
Contest held Nov. 11 was
Carlton Thomas who is
about 5' 6" if that. Great
Job, Carlton!


Submitted to the Frostproof News/WSC
Dr. Steven Darr, Chairman of the Department of Fine Arts and
Director of "Sounds of the Season" checking out the cos-
tumes of college student singers, Jeremy Dunn, Chilhowie,
Virginia, and Nicole LeViere, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania.


Babson Park



Woman's Club



hosts concert


Young Americans to
perform at local
Women's Club
The Babson Park Woman's
Club invites the surrounding
community to hear the won-
derful music of the Warner
Southern College Young Ameri-
cans. The group is directed by
Dr. Steven Darr and will per-
form at the monthly meeting of
the Babson Park Woman's
Club on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 1
p.m. Refreshments will be
served after the concert.


The Young Americans are
an all new, 11- member public
relations ensemble whose
repertoire includes toe-tapping
music, sing along numbers
and pieces that will lift and
inspire. Come and enjoy their
talent and enthusiasm.
Everyone is encouraged to
bring a nonperishable item(s)
to donate to the December Hol-
iday Baskets. The Club is locat-
ed at 1300 N. Scenic Highway
across from Webber Interna-
tional University. For more
information on the Babson
Park Woman's Club please call
863-638-1621.


Chamber banquet


gets rescheduled


Due to a scheduling conflict
with the Public Forum flood
meeting Thursday, Nov. 17, the
Chamber has changed the date
of the Annual Installation Ban-
quet to Tuesday, Nov. 29.
The Public Forum meeting
will be held in the City Hall
auditorium with Senator J. D.
Alexander as the guest speaker
as well as other State and
County officials to discuss the
ongoing flood issues of the fol-
lowing lakes; Clinch, Reedy,
and Crooked. All residents in
the surrounding areas are
encouraged to attend this
important meeting scheduled
for 6 p.m. For more informa-
tion call City Hall at 635-7855.
The Depot, located at 118 E.


Wall St. will be the setting once
again for the Annual Chamber
Banquet. New Officers and
Directors will be installed and
awards for man and woman of
the year will be presented.
The social will begin at 6
.p.m., dinner and banquet will
commence at 6:30 p.m. and
conclude at 8 p.m. The event
will be catered by Gatherings,
and coffee sponsored by The
Open Door on Scenic. Ticket
prices are $25. per person, or
tickets may be purchased for
$30. per person and will
include a $5. donation to Habi-
tat for Humanity.
For more information on the
banquet, please call Michelle
Hutto at 863-635-0030.


Celebrate 'Christmas Around Town'


Frostproof businesses in
cooperation with the Frost-
proof Area Chamber of Com-
merce, Inc. and the City of
Frostproof presents "Christ-
mas Around Town," giving citi-
zens an opportunity to cele-
brate the holidays in
Frostproof.
Just prior to the Christmas
parade on Saturday, December
3, local businesses will be
open from 3-5 PM. Frost-
proof's Parks and Recreation
Director Larry Helm said, "The
idea came from an event in
Statesboro, Georgia for a way
to promote the town and local
businesses and to encourage
shopping at home."
.Donna Respress, one of the
owners of Open Door on
Scenic, explained that shop-
pers would pick up their
"Christmas Around Town"
maps at participating busi-
nesses beginning on Novem-
ber 30. On Saturday, Decem-


ber 3 from 3-5 PM shoppers
will visit local businesses
included on the map and have
their maps stamped. After vis-
iting each location, shoppers
will drop off their "completed"
maps no later than 5:30 PM at
Futral's Foodway at the corner
of 630 and Scenic Highway or
at O'Hara's Restoration at the
corner of Wall Street and
Scenic Highway. A drawing
will be held from "completed
maps" at O'Hara's Restoration
immediately following the
parade.
A Grand Prize of a week's
stay at a scenic North Carolina
cabin has been donated by
Reedy Creek Restaurant. Own-
ers Don and Nancy Slater plan
to open a restaurant on CR 630
where the old garden center
was located, just west of the
Marion Nelson Funeral Home.
Frostproof Rotary Presi-
dent, Bea Reifeis is excited
about the holiday entertain-


ment that will be provided
from 3-5 PM at various loca-
tions, ensuring an enjoyable
shopping experience. And
after visiting Santa Claus and
local crafters at Friendship
Park on Wall Street, adults and
children alike are sure to be in
the holiday spirit!"
Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director Stella Heath
said she's pleased that the
owners of local businesses
participated in planning this
event. The result is that the
focus of "Christmas Around
Town" will include Friendship
Park and the entire communi-
ty. She encourages everyone
to come out and "Shop Frost-
proof First!"
Frostproof businesses,
crafters, and talent interested
in participating should contact
the Chamber office at 635-
9112 by November 25. There is
no cost to participate.


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Commission approves granls
Several locals attended the Florida Historical Commis-
sion Hearing in Tallahassee. Representing Frostproof
were (L to R) Rotary Club President; Bea Reifeis, His-
toric Preservation Committee Member; Betty Jane Ful-
ton, Grant Writer from Angie Brewer & Associates; Ted
Fystra, Historical Museum President; June Felt, Frost-
proof Interim City Manager; Mr. Carl R. Cheatham,
Chamber of Commerce Executive Director; Stella Heath,
Mayor Damon Nicholson, and City Council
Member/Chamber of Commerce President; Kay Hutzel-
man. The Florida Historical Commission reviewed 105
grant applications from around the state and ranked
them for funding. Frostproof's Ramon Theater grant
application was ranked twentieth and Frostproof's Old
High School grant application was ranked thirty-third. In
2005, the State Legislature funded forty-three historical
grants totaling $12.5 million. Thank you to the State Leg-
islature and the Florida Historical Commission for mak-
ing Frostproof's dreams come true!


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Sounds
Continued From Page 1
several music major graduates.
This will be a time of present stu-
dents working with past students,
all sharing their talents to create
the annual Christmas presenta-
tion, "Sounds of the Season!"
A favorite segment of the pro-
gram is the nativity processional.


This segment portrays not only
the shepherds and Wiseman
coming to honor the Christ Child,
but the townspeople bringing
"gifts" to honor Him as well.
Be sure to put this date on your
calendar today. This performance
of holiday music is designed with
the entire family in mind and is a
great way to begin ones holiday
season.
Tickets are available now at


the Music Department at Warner
Southern College for $4.00 each.
Tickets may also be purchased by
writing: "Sounds of the Season!",
Warner Southern College, 13895
Hwy 27, Lake Wales, Florida
33859 and enclosing a check for
$4.00 per seat, desired perform-
ance choice, a second choice, a
phone number and a self-
addressed, legal size, stamped
envelope.


'Holiday Splendor' opens Nov. 25


A new design
twist for Christmas
at Pinewood
The splendor of the season
will come alive during the
eleventh annual Christmas at
Pinewood holiday home tour set
to open the day after Thanksgiv-
ing. This year's event theme is
"Holiday Splendor." Bedecked in
seasonal majesty from Novem-
ber 25 through January 1 to
delight visitors of all ages,
Pinewood Estate at Historic Bok
Sanctuary near Lake Wales, Fla.,
will showcase the 1930s Mediter-
ranean Revival mansion nestled
in seven acres designed by the
famous Olmsted landscape firm.
Christmas at Pinewood home
tour rates include general Sanc-
tuary admission.
A favorite holiday tradition for
thousands, the Christmas at
Pinewood event theme and
decor differ annually. This year is
no exception because a whole
new twist has been added to the
design concept. Rather than
have one interior designer create
and orchestrate the entire design
plan, eleven design teams repre-
senting eleven central Florida
companies will collaborate.
Each design team has selected a
favorite room to transform with
their artful creations. The
designs will accentuate the man-
sion's extraordinary colorful


Tunisian tile as well as other
architectural accents and
French, Italian and Spanish
antiques. Also new this year, visi-
tors may cast a vote for their
favorite room. The "People's
Choice" room designer will win
the use of Pinewood Estate for
an event.
"We are thrilled with the
diversity and creativity of the
plans presented," comments
Lisa Alien, event chairman. "The
varying room designs have
exceeded our expectations, and
the participating businesses are
excited to be a part of such a
prestigious event."
From practical to fanciful and
traditional to unconventional,
each room design will be
unique. With scenes to delight
the senses of people of all ages
and portray varying themes, the
decorated rooms will feature: a
handcrafted Nativity to reveal the
true spirit of Christmas; a snow-
covered botanical mood; gifts
gathered on an adventure
around the world; a nature sanc-
tuary filled with berries, birds
and butterflies; a simple ele-
gance; the "Twelve Days of
Christmas;" a sumptuous array
of holiday desserts; an intimate
family atmosphere of elegant
refinement; a panoply of daz-.
zling color and heavily adorned
garlands and a woodlands set-
ting with bird, pinecone and
acorn ornaments.


As day turns into dusk on Sat-
urday, December 10, a feeling of
enchantment will settle over
Pinewood Estate. It will be open
until 9 p.m. for a one-evening-
only tour so guests can enjoy the
splendor of the setting as thou-
sands of lights cast a gentle glow
throughout the historic man-
sion.
Originally built for Pennsyl-
vanian Charles A. Buck in the
exclusive Mountain Lake Com-
munity, Pinewood Estate lets vis-
itors step back in time to glimpse
a lifestyle enjoyed by wealthy
seasonal residents who retreated
from harsh northern winters.
Sanctuary founder Edward Bok
and his wife also had a winter
home in this community. A stroll
through the 20-room mansion
hints at a way of life of a bygone
era. Pinewood is listed on the
National Register of Historic
Places and is considered one of
Florida's finest examples of
Mediterranean architecture.
Visitors to Christmas at
Pinewood also can experience
Historic Bok Sanctuary's Olmst-
ed-designed landscape gardens,
205-foot-tall majestic belltower,
music of the world famous 60-
bell carillon and daily carillon
recitals at 1 and 3 p.m. For addi-
tional information on Christmas
at Pinewood, call Historic Bok
Sanctuary at (863) 676-1408 or
visit www.boksanctuary.org.


Rotary hosts' guest speaker
US Marine Recruiter Sgt. Gregory Kolaske was the Frostproof Rotary Club guest speaker
Thursday, Nov. 10. Sgt. Kolaske gave an informative speech to the Rotary members about
the changes in the Marines as well as procedures in which to enlist. FHS senior student,
Joseph Osasio, attended the noon luncheon as a Rotary guest. Joseph has been recruit-
ed by Sgt. Kolaske and will report for basic training after graduation.


Christmas time is here
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Southern Charm Floral and Gifts. Owner Judy
Anderson held her first Christmas Open House Nov. 11 and 12. Southern Charm is locat-
ed at 608 South Scenic Highway and is open Monday thru Saturday.


Church announcements


Iglesia Bautista
anunciate invitacion
Dioste Ama Spanish Baptist
Church announces invitation
Iglesia Bautista Dios Te Ama
(Dioste Ama Spanish Baptist
Church) lugar (located) 1000 US
Highway. 98 West, Frostproof,
annunciate y ivitcion
-(announces an invitation) Oir la
Palabra de Dios (to hear the
Word of God) Noviembre 18, 19,
y 20 (November 18, 19 and 20)
Viernes y Sabado (Friday and
Saturday) 7 p.m., Domingo
(Sunday), at 11 a.m.
Jesus le dijo (Jesus said to
him); "Yo soy el camino (I am
the way), y la verdad (the truth),
y la vida (and the life); Nadie
viene al Padre (No one comes to
the Father), sino por mi (except
through me)." San Juan 14:6
(John 14:6). English translation
from the New King James Ver-
sion.


24 at 12(noon).
There is no cost or obligation
to those wishing to participate.
You may bring a covered dish or
a dessert to share if you wish to,
but it is not a requirement. You
do not have to be a member of
First Baptist Church to attend.
Pre-registration is not required,
but would he appreciated.
For additional information or
to pre-register please contact the
church office at 635-3603. First
Baptist Church is located at 96
West B Street.

Church offers a
'Parent's Night Out'
It's 'Parent's Night Out' at
First Baptist Church. This annual
outreach event is sponsored and
staffed by Preschool and Chil-
dren's department leaders and
will be held Friday, Dec. 2, from
6p.m. until 9 p.m.
Parents are given an opportu-
nity to spend a few hours shop-


First Baptist Church ping, dining out, or just relaxing.
All. children (infant thru 5th
hosts holiday meal grade) are invited and wel-
The First Baptist Church of comed to join us for a fun time.
Frostproof will host their annual Seasonal music, games, crafts,
community Thanksgiving meal and Bible stories will be fea-
Thursday, Nov. 24. tured. Puppets, skits, and family
One of the great American movies are often included in this
traditions, which have continued time of non-stop fun and adven-
throughout the generations, is ture.
Thanksgiving Day, a time we set You do not have to be a mem-
aside our busy schedules to ber of First Baptist Church to par-
come together with family and ticipate. There is no cost or obli-
friends for food, fellowship and nation, though you may make a
the giving of thanks. donation to the Children's
Every family faces challenges Department if you wish.
and changes. There are still You may pre-register your
some things, however, which children by stopping by our
continue to be constant and e ee
true, even in the face of life' Street, or by calling 635-3603.
storms and adversities. Each and
every one of us has much to be Church of God hosts
thankful for. Have you taken the
time to count your blessings, pancake breakfast
lately? Join 'Santa' and 'Sonshine the
Our Church Family would like Clown' for breakfast
to invite you to join us in the giv- The Frostproof Church of God
ing of thanks on Thursday, Nov. Children's Ministries will host a

One Stroke painting


class being formed


One Stroke classes are now
forming at the Frostproof Art
Gallery! Sign up for the begin-
ner's six-week course and learn
the One Stroke painting tech-
nique taught by certified instruc-
tor, Vicki Alley.
Vicki- is a local decorative
painter who was certified in the
One Stoke painting technique by
Donna Dewberry, who devel-
oped the One Stroke method.
Donna can be seen on Satur-
day mornings on PBS. She
demonstrates how easy it is to
paint, using the One Stroke
method.
One Stroke painting is an easy
method of blending shading and
highlighting all in one stoke.
Classes will be held on Tues-


day nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
p.m. at the art gallery located at
12 Wall Street in Frostproof. The
cost is $15. per week for mem-
bers and $18. per week for non-
members. There is a $20. supply
fee, which includes all the paints
and brushes and teaching guides
you will use during the 6-week
course.
If you have always wanted to
learn to paint, this will be an
excellent opportunity for you to
finally try your hand at decora-
tive painting.
Call the Art Gallery today at
635-7271 and ask them to put
your name on the list. As soon as
Vicki has at least 6 students, the
classes will begin.


pancake breakfast with Santa
and 'Sonshine the clown' on Sat-
urday, Dec. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to
10:30 a.m. The church is located
on the corner of Hwy. 630 and
Palm Ave.
The young and the young at
heart can enjoy pancakes, bacon
or sausage,, orange juice, coffee,
or hot chocolate while visiting
with Santa and Sonshine. The
donation is $5 for adults, chil-
dren ages 5-12 $4, and children
under 5 years is $2.50. Pictures
with Santa and Sonshine will
also be available. For more infor-
mation, contact Bobbie at 528-
1249 or Donna at 635-1587. Tick-
ets can be purchased in advance
or at the door. Come and join us
for food, fun, and fellowship!


Church to hold
arts and craft sale

Holy Spirit Catholic Church-
Council of Catholic Women
(CCW) will hold its Annual
Christmas Art's and Craft sale on
Saturday,, Dec. 3, in the Parish
Center, 644 South Ninth Street,
Lake Wales, FL. 33853. Rental
space with table is $25. and $10.
for each additional table. Elec-
tricity can be provided with
advanced notice. Spaces can be
tailored to fit a specialty. In addi-
tion, there will also be a food
court, and baked goods sale. For
more information contact: Patri-
cia Eik, (863)638-2380 or Bar-
bara Haromy (863)696-1697.


Church Directory


Church Of God
By Faith
Reverend Anderson, Jr.
Church Of God By Faith, 208
Hopson Rd., Worship Services;
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship
Service 11 a.m., Sunday evening
service 7:30 p.m., Wednesday
evening Bible study 7:30 p.m.. For
more information call 635-7185.

First Assembly of God
First Assembly of God Church
On The Ridge, 825 County Road
630A, Worship Services; Sunday,
8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., nursery
available, Sunday evening service 6
p.m. Youth Fellowship and Bible
study Wednesday evenings at 7
p.m. For more information call
863-635-2702.

First Baptist Church
of Frostproof
Daryl Hood-Pastor
First Baptist Church of Frost-
proof, 96 West B Street is offering a
new Celebration Worship Service
on Sunday's, at 8:15 a.m. This serv-
ice offers a more contemporary
style of music, while the Celebra-
tion Worship at 10:50 a.m. will
remain more traditional in nature.
Childcare will be available for both
services. For more information call
863-635-3603.

First Presbyterian
Church of Frostproof
David Trimmier-Pastor
First Presbyterian Church, 101


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Polk County Days at the Community events


Salvador Dali Museum


The Salvador Dali Museum
will offer 50 percent off its regu-
lar admission to all Polk County
residents from now through
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
with proof of residency.
"We realize that Floridians
seeking a weekend getaway are
faced with increasing economic
considerations, most notably,
the increase in gas prices," said
Hank Hine, Executive Director of
the Salvador Dali Museum.
"We'd like to encourage people
to visit St. Petersburg by lower-
ing the admission price for our
guests traveling from other parts
of the state," he added.
Floridians taking advantage of
this offer will find it is their last
chance to view several remark-
able exhibits nearing the ends of
their run.
Returning Treasures:
Dali centennial exhibit
Following a long absence
from the Museum, 13 key works
are back on display after touring
extensively in 2004 as part of the
100th Anniversary of Dali's birth.
Selections from each of Dali's
four major periods: Early, Transi-
tional, Surreal and Classic are
once again on display including
Basket of Bread, (1926), Disinte-
gration of the Persistence of
Memory, (1952-54) and Daddy
Longlegs of the Evening Hope!
(1940). Returning Treasures
runs through the end of Novem-
ber.
DaliRevealed: Land,
Myth,PerceptionandGod
Visitors won't want to miss
their final chance to see this
remarkable presentation of over
100 artworks from the Museum's
permanent collection. Works are
divided into four of Dali's persist-
ent categories of perception,
demonstrating his consuming
interest in popular culture. Dali
Revealed runs through the end
of November.
Tilting at Windmills:
Dali shows Cervantes
Several of Dali's illustrations
for Miguel Cervantes' classic are
on display in celebration of the
400th anniversary of its first pub-
lication. Also featured is a rare
example of Dali's bronze sculp-
ture, The Soul of Don Quixote,
cast in 1985. Tilting at Windmills
will be on display through Janu-
ary 2006.
Also on display is the Muse-
um's most recent acquisition,
Gala Contemplating the Mediter-
ranean Sea Which at Twenty
Meters Becomes A Portrait of
Abraham Lincoln (Homage to
Rothko) (1976). The large-scale


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masterpiece is Dali's most repro-
duced image and must be seen
to be believed.
The next comprehensive
exhibition at the Salvador Dali
Museum will feature Dali's work
juxtaposed with that of major
American artists of the post-
WWII era. Featured works by
Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol,
Roy Lichtenstein, Willem de
Kooning, Mark Rothko, James
Rosenquist, and Chuck Close
will be presented to elucidate
Dali's ongoing exploration of
both painterly and image-based
means of representation.
Pollock To Pop: America's
Brush with Dali, made possible
by Progress Energy, will include
art borrowed from major Ameri-
can museums, including the
Metropolitan Museum of Art in
New York, the National Gallery
in Washington, D.C., private col-
lections and foundations. Hold-
ing the largest collection of Sal-
vador Dali works outside the
artist's native Spain, the Salvador
Dali Museum in St. Petersburg
will also display selections from
its permanent collection to com-
plement the exhibition.
The Salvador Dali Museum is
located at 1000 Third Street
South, St. Petersburg Florida,
and is open daily from 9:30 to
5:30, Thursdays from 9:30 to
8:00, and Sundays from 12:00 to
5:30. The Museum is sponsored
in part by the Pinellas County
Arts Council, the City of St.
Petersburg, the State of Florida,
Department of State, Division of
Cultural Affairs, and the Florida
Arts Council.
For more information about
the Salvador Dali Museum,
please call (800) 442-3254 or
visit the museum web site at
www.salvadordalimuseum.org
http://www.salvadordalimuse-
um.org.


CIP Work Session
rescheduled
The Polk County Board of
County Commissioners' Trans-
portation CIP Work Session that
was scheduled for Monday, Nov.
21, at 11 a.m. has been moved to
Monday, Dec. 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. or
immediately following the Agen-
da Briefing. The work session will
be held in the Boardroom.
FP Rotary to meet
The Frostproof Rotary Club
meets noon every Thursday, at
The Depot, 118 East Wall Street. If
you would like to become a
member of the Rotary or be a
guest speaker contact Bea Reifeis
at 863-635-2523. Please lend a
hand to your community and
throughout the world!

Annual Chamber
banquet rescheduled
The Frostproof Area Chamber
of Commerce annual Installation
Banquet has been rescheduled.
The banquet will be held on Tues-
day, Nov. 29. The social will begin
at 6 p.m., with dinner and ban-
quet immediately following at
6:30 until 8 p.m.
Ticket prices are $25. per per-
son. or tickets may be purchased
for $30. per person and will
include a $5. donation to Habitat
for Humanity. For more informa-
tion please call Michelle Hutto at
635-0030 or the Chamber at 635-
9112.
Habitat to build houses
The Frostproof Area Chamber
of Commerce and the City of
Frostproof are working together
to build a Habitat for Humanity
House in the Frostproof City Lim-
its. A committee has been formed
and volunteers are being recruit-
ed. To volunteer, please call 635-
9112. Together we can be a better
community.
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CPR and First Aid
classes offered
The Polk County Chapter of
the American Red Cross is teach-
ing an adult CPR, First Aid and
AED class November 19. The
class will be held from 8 a.m. to 6
p.m. at the American Red Cross,
located at 147 Avenue A, NW in
Winter Haven.
Class participants will learn
how to perform CPR and the first
aid skills needed to respond to an
emergency. The class also covers
how to use an automated exter-
nal defibrillator in cases of sudden
cardiac arrest.
The cost of the class is $50,
which includes materials. Pre-reg-
istration is required. For more
information about Red Cross
health and safety classes, or to
register for this class, call (863)
294-5941 or visit the website at
http:/polkcountyfl.redcross.org.
The American Red Cross is the
recognized premier provider of
first aid, CPR, aquatics, water
safety, HIV/AIDS prevention edu-
cation and other health and safety
education programs. The Ameri-
can Red Cross has provided
health and safety services to peo-
ple for more than 90 years as a
part of the organization's mission
of emergency prevention and pre-
paredness. To volunteer your


time, or to make a donation, call
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November proclaimed as Manatee Awareness Month


Manatees are often called one
of the most treasured marine
mammals on earth and are con-
sidered by many to be a vital part
of America's natural heritage. For
the last several years, Florida Gov-
ernor Jeb Bush has signed a
proclamation naming November
as "Manatee Awareness Month,"
the time of year when manatees
usually start returning to Florida's
warm water winter refuges.
"The manatee is Florida's offi-
cial marine mammal, a distinctive
and valuable natural resource,"
reads the proclamation recently
signed by the governor. Many
Floridians enjoy living in a state
where manatees live, and there
are plenty of tourists around the
world who look forward to visit-
ing The Sunshine State to see
these unique creatures.
"Manatee Awareness Month is
a great tradition Florida's gover-
nors have supported year after
year," says Patrick Rose, Save the
Manatee Club's Director of Gov-
ernment Relations. "Each year as
Florida's human population
grows, it is an important reminder
that we must watch out for these
gentle creatures. This year, it
seems more important than. ever
as the U.S. House of Representa-
tives recently passed a bill that
will, if passed by the Senate, great-
ly weaken regulations mandated
by the Endangered Species Act,
which has protected America's
imperiled species for decades."
Club representatives also point


"Manatee Awareness Month is a great tradition
Florida's governors have supported year after
year. Each year as Florida's human population
grows, it is an important reminder that we must
watch out for these gentle creatures."
Patrick Rose, Director of Government Relations
for the Save the Manatee Club


out that increasing demand for
habitat development in Florida
and other states has fueled such
efforts to weaken underlying pro-
tections for all imperiled species
as well as efforts to downgrade
their listing status under these
weakened laws. For example,
Florida has already downgraded
the federally endangered red-
cockaded woodpecker and is like-
ly to downgrade the endangered
manatee despite evidence that
most of the manatee population
in Florida has likely declined in
recent years as a result of rising
threats to their future survival.
Watercraft collisions are the
number one known cause of
manatee mortality. Since record
keeping began in 1974 through
October 31, 2005, 1,369 manatees
have been killed by boats. Addi-
tionally, manatees become entan-
gled in crab trap and monofila-
ment fishing lines; they ingest
debris; and they drown or get
crushed in flood gates and canal
locks. Places where manatees
feed, rest, breed and birth their
young are shrinking under the
pressures of a rapidly developing


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How would you like to have
your customers delivered to your
doorstep this holiday season?
Winter Haven Area Transit
(WHAT) is in search of corpo-
rate sponsors for this years' Free
Ride Saturdays from Nov. 26
through Dec. 24.
The WHAT system has pro-
vided service to over 444,000
customers so far this year and
has a monthly rider ship of over
35,000 per month. The Winter
Haven Area Transit bus system
delivers shoppers to grocery
stores, all major shopping cen-
ters and businesses throughout
Winter Haven so they don't have
to bother with driving in traffic
and finding parking spots.
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ter Haven, Winter Haven Area
Transit (WHAT) also operates
routes in Lake Wales,' Auburn-
dale, Lake Alfred and Haines
City.
Free Ride Saturdays is a pro-
gram designed to introduce new
riders to the system and ease the
traffic congestion on the roads.
Sponsors will be noticed in
upcoming Public Service
Announcements on Polk Gov-
ernment Television and in news-
paper advertisements. For more
information contact Sandra
Winegar, Directorof-Polk County
Transit Services at (863) 534-
5500 or Jan Johnsorn'Communi-
cations Specialist at (863)-534-
6005.


state.
Rose, an avid boater and fish-
erman himself, explains that Save
the Manatee Club is asking the
boating public to make it their
goal to slow down and give man-
atees a much-needed break.
To help spread the word about
manatees, the Club is giving away
free manatee adoptions to the
first 150 high school science class-
es that apply. Each class will
receive a one-year membership in
Save the Manatee Club that
includes a photo of the manatee
they select for adoption, the man-
atee's biography, adoption certifi-
cate, a 38-page educator's guide
and four-color poster, and four
newsletters with updated reports.
To sign up, go to
http://www.savethemanatee.org/
adopt_teacher_form.cfm.
"There are many ways we can
all work together now to make a
difference in the lives of Florida's
manatees today and for the
future," says Rose.
To brush up on manatee facts
and how your actions can make a
difference, or to sign up for Save


special to tne -rostproor News
In the winter manatees return to Florida's warm waters. Boaters are asked to be careful in
areas that manatees frequent.


the Manatee Club's new free E-
Newsletter, visit the web site at
www.savethemanatee.org, call 1-
800-432-JOIN (5646) or write to
Save the Manatee Club, 500 N.
Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751.


Polk County Events


November
Downtown
Music Festival
This exciting new event will be
held on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bartow His-
torical Museum located in down-
town Bartow. Featuring a vast
array of heart-pounding live musi-
cal entertainment from several
genres including folk, jazz, rock'n
roll and more. Downtown Bartow,
Inc. will also be hosting its annual
Magic on Main Street event, which
includes arts and crafts, food, the
lighting of downtown, a visit from
Santa, and much more. Admis-
sion for this event is free!

December
Christmas Notes
Join us for a relaxing evening
while you enjoy the spirit of Christ-


mas with a touch of Polk County's
past." Saturday, Dec. 10 from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. at Homeland Her-
itage Park in Homeland. This is a
free event, featuring holiday clas-
sics performed by local school and
church groups. Santa will be drop-
ping by for free photos. Enjoy hot
cocoa or apple cider as a caroling
hayride takes you through a festive
neighborhood in Homeland.

Holiday Fun Day
This event will be held Satur-
day, Dec. 17 from 1 p.m. until
5p.m. at the Eloise Resource Cen-
ter. Parents, bring your kids for a
day of fun as you make holiday
preparations. Children will enjoy
a day of arts and crafts, holiday
movies, games, and much more.
Foremoreinformation on these
and other events, please contact
the Leisure Services Division at
(863) 534-4340 or visit us on the
web at www.polk-county.net.


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Sweet Potatoes are a


nutritional vegetable


But they're
still not yams!
With the Thanksgiving season
upon us, Sweet Potatoes are dis-
played more prominently in area
grocery stores. And I am happy
to see that most merchants cor-
rectly label them: Sweet Potato
(two words, capital S, capital P).
Alas, some people continue to
call them "yams."
Sweet Potatoes and yams are
two completely different plants.
Yams are front the plant family
Dioscoreaceae. Sweet Potatoes
are from the plant family Con-
volvulaceae and are related to
Morning Glory plants.
Sweet Potatoes are prehistoric
plants. Yams, somewhat younger
but still quite old, are traced to
50,000 B.C.
With the Sweet Potato plant,
the edible part is the storage root.
The edible part of the yam is the
tuber: Sweet Potatoes have a
smooth, thin skin. Yams have a
rough, scaly skin. Sweet Potatoes
are moist with a sweet flavor.
Yams are drier and more starchy
than sweet.
Nutritionally, starchy yams just
can't compare to Sweet Potatoes.
Sweet Potatoes are one of nature's
"super vegetables," high in Vita-
min A and Vitamin C. Sweet Pota-
toes also contain calcium, iron
and thiamine and rich in fiber.
Sweet Potatoes, which are
native to North America, are
grown n many parts of the Unit-
ed States, including California
and the Carolinas. Yams originat-
ed in Africa are imported from
the Caribbean.
So how did these very differ-
ent plants become confused in
American grocery stores? There
are many varieties of Sweet Pota-
toes. There are many varieties of
Sweet Potatoes and they come
in different colors. The first Sweet
Potatoes commercially marketed


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in this country did not have the
bright orange flesh we are now
accustomed to. To distinguish the
orange Sweet Potatoes from their
paler cousins, a marketing execu-
tive came up with the idea to call
them "American Yams," and the
name stuck. The United States
Department of Agriculture speci-
fies that labels on any produce
marketed as "American Yams"
must also contain the words
"Sweet Potatoes," on the label.
Whatever you call them,
Sweet Potatoes are a wonderful,
naturally sweet source of nutri-
tion. A four-ounce serving con-
tains only about 150 calories, but
is packed with twice the recom-
mended daily allowance of Vita-
min A. Some nutritionists have
suggested that a meal that con-
tains Sweet Potatoes and Broc-
coli is not only colorful but also
well balanced nutritionally.
Sweet Potatoes can be eaten
baked, boiled or steamed. Some
people enjoy them plain, or with
a little cinnamon. Others want the
traditional Sweet Potato casse-
role, garnished with pecans and
marshmallows. Sweet Potatoes
can be substituted for pumpkin -
Sweet Potato pie tastes very
much like pumpkin pie.
Before making any change in
your diet or exercise program,
consult your doctor. This is espe-
cially important if you are on any
prescription medications. Some
drugs interact badly with foods
that would otherwise be consid-
ered "healthy."


Due to Farm-City Week


Values are emphasized


TALLAHASSEE The destruc-
tion caused by Hurricane Wilma
has brought into sharp focus the
interdependence of farmers, con-
sumers and all those whose efforts
make Florida's agricultural system
work. In light of this, Florida Agri-
culture Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson says this ydi'" 6bser-
vance of Farm-City Week, Nov. 18-
24, will be especially meaningful.
"Every year, Farm-City Week
reminds us all rural and urban
residents alike -that we live and
work together in the same environ-
ment and depend on eachother,"
Mr. Bronson said. "In good times,
that interdependence goes almost
unnoticed by many. But, following
a disaster when normal daily life is
drastically disrupted, we're each
reminded just how much we truly
value the contributions of others."
Fall is normally a time of opti-
mism for Florida farmers as they
prepare to harvest their winter
crops to feed the nation. Florida
provides 80 percent of the fresh
vegetables grown in the United
States during January, February
and March of each year.
"Hurricane Wilma destroyed
many of Florida's premier winter
crops in the fields and damaged
much of South Florida's agricultur-
al infrastructure," Bronson said.
"As a result, many Florida farmers
will miss out on this crucial winter
market and some may not sur-
vive this economic blow. In addi-
tion, consumers may find some
Florida fruits and vegetables in lim-
ited supply."
Mr. Bronson said Florida's farm-
ers are once again demonstrating
tlieir resiliency in the wake of disas-
ter as they proceed with rebuilding
and replanting.
"Our state's farmers are work-
ing hard to get back on their feet
after this devastating blow," Bron-
son said. "Soon, grocery shelves
will once again feature the many
Florida products that consumers
Depend on."


Farm-City Week started by
the National Farm-City Council and
promoted nationally by the Ameri-
can Farm Bureau is observed
the seven days leading up to and
including Thanksgiving. Under the
theme "Partners in Progress,"
Farm-City Week salutes all those
who work as part of the complex
network that brings food from the
field to the table. These "Partners in
Progress" include farmers and
ranchers, researchers, processors,
brokers, truckers and shippers,
advertisers, wholesalers and retail-
ers. This network results in numer-
ous benefits to society by providing
an abundance and variety of food
as well as products used to make
clothing, housing, medicines, and
countless other items used daily.
"The key is the interdepend-
ence among those who produce
the products, those who consume
the products, and all those in the
production and marketing chain
between the producer and con-
sumer," said Carl Loop, president
of the Florida Farm Bureau Federa-
tion. "These vital farm-city partner-
ships with rural and urban com-
munities working together have
made the most of our rich agricul-
tural resources, and they continue
to contribute to our health and well
being and to the strength of our
economy."
Florida's 44,000 commercial
farmers grow more than 280 differ-
ent crops. Year round, Florida
ranks No. 2 nationally in the U.S.
production of fresh vegetables.
Florida agriculture has an estimat-
ed overall economic impact of
more than $62 billion annually.
The Florida Farm Bureau Feder-
ation is the state's largest general
interest agricultural association
with more than 151,000 member
families statewide and Farm
Bureaus in 62 counties. Headquar-
tered-in Gainesville, the federation
is an independent, non profit agri-
cultural organization.


Volunteers help recover fossils


GAINESVILLE, Fla. Florida
Museum of Natural History pale-
ontologists and volunteers have
recovered more than 1,500 fos-
sils from an ancient clay-filled
sinkhole located in western
Alachua County since work at
the site began Oct. 11, but more
volunteers are still needed for
the
project, scheduled to contin-
ue through Dec. 17.
The large-scale excavation of
the site approximately two miles
northeast of Newberry has
uncovered 2-million-year-old
fossilized bones and teeth of
freshwater and land animals.
Florida Museum paleontologists
Jonathan Bloch and Richard
Hulbert, who are leading the
excavation, believe the initial
weeks of the dig have been
"extremely successful."
"The scientific value of many


of the skeletons we are uncover-
ing is remarkably significant,"
Bloch said. "The recovered
skeletons of sloths and tapirs will
allow detailed study of how
these extinct mammals were
related to mammals discovered
at other fossil sites and to their
living relatives."
Approximately 10 to 15 vol-
unteers are still needed each day,
Tuesday through Friday, now
through Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Weekend shifts also
are available. Volunteers must
be at least 18 years of age, main-
tain a moderate level of physical
fitness and be able to work out-
doors for a minimum of three
hours. Volunteers may work for
a single day, a block of days or a
regular weekly schedule and can
choose to work morning, after-
noon or full-day shifts. Experi-
ence is not necessary. All volun-


teers will receive training and
will work with Florida Museum
staff and University of Florida
graduate students. Volunteers
are responsible for arranging
their own transportation to the
fossil site.
The fossils discovered at the
site range in size from 18-foot-
tall, multi-ton giant ground
sloths to small frogs, snakes and
rodents. The excavation has
revealed well-preserved skele-
tons of giant ground sloths, a
smaller species of sloth that
stood approximately 6 feet tall,
and tapirs, hoofed, plant-eating
mammals distantly related to
horses and rhinoceroses.
The numerous skeletons will
allow paleontologists to learn
how extinct species walked and
interacted with their environ-
ment. The site also revealed
skeletons of mammals of vary-


ing ages, ranging from infants to
adults, allowing Florida Museum
scientists to study how each
species changed in size and
shape as it developed.
In addition, the initial weeks
of the dig produced the first fos-
sils uncovered of a variety of
species, but only a small per-
centage of the sinkhole has been
excavated, and Bloch and Hul-
bert expect many more new
species to be recovered.
"We are very excited about
the new species we have uncov-
ered with the help of our volun-
teers," Hulbert said. "The
remaining six weeks of the dig
are sure to produce more amaz-
ing specimens."
For more information, see
www.flmnh.ufl.edu/vertpa-
leo/2005_dig.htm or contact
Richard Hulbert,
rhulbert@flmnh.ufl.edu.


African Americans at a larger risk of diabetes


TAMPA Diabetes exacts a
steep toll on African Americans
- in suffering, deaths and med-
ical costs. That's why health
advocates are targeting African
Americans in particular this Dia-
betes Awareness Month for this
life-saving message: Get
screened and adopt healthy
lifestyle changes now.
African Americans are more
likely than any other ethnic
group to develop type 2 diabetes
and they are far more likely to
die from it. In a 2001 compara-
tive analysis, the death rate for
African Americans in Florida
with diabetes was more than
double the death rate for the
Hispanic/Latino population and
almost triple the Caucasian
death rate for people with dia-
betes.
Compared to white Ameri-
cans, African Americans experi-
ence higher rates of three dia-
betes complications -
blindness, kidney failure, and
amputations. They also experi-
ence greater disability from
these complications due in part
to delays in diagnosis and treat-
ment, denial of diabetes, and
high blood pressure.
And that's expensive. Annual
healthcare costs for people
without diabetes amounted to
$2,560 per person in 2002, com-
pared to $13,243 for people with
diabetes.
"The number of deaths each
year is highly preventable," says
Dr. Sumesh Chandra, Leader-
ship Council Member of the
American Diabetes Association
of Southwest Florida and lead-
ing adult endocrinologist. "Half
of the battle is getting, diag-
nosed. With local screenings
people with diabetes can then
get the treatment they need and
go on to lead active, productive
lives."
Approximately 2.7 million or
11.4% of all African Americans
aged 20 years or older have dia-
betes. Of these, one-third of
them are not aware they have
the disease.
Besides early detection,


experts say people can reduce
their risk of type 2 diabetes sig-
nificantly by losing weight if they
are obese, increasing their level
of exercise, and adopting a
healthier diet.
A recent study completed by
the Diabetes Prevention Pro-
gram showed that 30 minutes of
moderate physical activity a day
and a 5 to 10% reduction in body
weight produced a 58% reduc-
tion in the development of the
disease.
"In many cases, type 2 dia-
betes is preventable," says Dr.
Chandra. "If a proper diet and
moderate exercise regimen are
followed, those with pre-dia-
betes can drastically cut their
risk and avoid the debilitating
disease."
When Sam Raghoonanan of
Orlando was diagnosed with
diabetes 16 years ago it came as
a complete surprise.
"I thought that I had a very
bad cold, when I finally ended
up in the emergency room with
extremely high blood sugar,"
says Sam. "I was living a very
carefree life, not worried about
my diet or getting diabetes, even
though many of my family
members had it. When I was
diagnosed, I was devastated. It
has changed my whole life, and
I now have to live a much
healthier lifestyle."
Among the lifestyle changes
that can decrease the risk of
developing diabetes are these:
Eat breakfast every day.
Keep meat, poultry and fish
servings to about 3 ounces
(about the size of a deck of
cards).
Use less oil and butter. Stir
fry, broil or bake with non-stick
spray or low sodium broth.
Cook with a variety of
spices instead of salt.
Keep a water bottle handy
and drink water from it through-
out the day.
Make a few less phone
calls. Catch up with friends dur-
ing a regularly scheduled walk.
Park as far away as possible
at your favorite store or mall.


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Take the stairs to your
office.
Deliver a message in per-
son to a co-worker instead of e-
mailing.
Don't try to change your
entire way of eating and exercis-


ing all at once. Try one new
activity or food a week.
For additional information on
diabetes treatment and preven-
tion, go online at diabetes.org or
call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-
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FMSHS Basketball Schedules


FMSHS Varsity Girls Basketball
Head Coach: Ben Bratten
Asst. Coach: James Nicholson
Thurs. 11/17 7:30 p.m.
Fri. 11/18 7:30 p.m.
Fri. 12/2 7:30 p.m.
Mon. 12/5 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 12/8 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 12/15 7:30 p.m.
Fri. 12/16 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 1/5 7:30 p.m.
Fri. 1/6 7:30 p.m.
Tues 1/10 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 1/12 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 1/14 4p.m.
Tues 1/17 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 1/19 7:30 p.m.
Tues 1/24 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 1/26 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 1/28 6p.m.
* Denotes District Games
@ Denotes Away Games
Girls Junior Varsity Basketball
JV Coach: James Nicholson


11/17
11/18
11/19
12/3
12/5
12/8
12/10
12/16
12/17
1/5
1/6
1/10
1/12
1/17
1/19
1/24
1/26


Thurs.
Fri.
Sat.
Sat.
Mon.
Thurs.
Sat.
Fri.
Sat.
Thurs.
Fri.
Tues
Thurs.
Tues
Thurs.
Tues
Thurs.


@ Denotes Away Games


6p.m.
6p.m.
TBA
1PM/2:30 p.m
6p.m.
6p.m.
TBA
6p.m.
1PM/2:30 p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.


Rotary to hold annu


@ Ridge Community
Fort Meade
@ All-Saints Academy
Ridge Community
Avon Park
Evangel Christian
* @ McKeelAcademy
@ Avon Park
* Lake Placid
* @ Mulberry
* @ Lake Placid
Santa Fe Catholic
* McKeelAcademy
* Mulberry
@ Fort Meade
Hardee
All-Saints Academy




@ Ridge Community
Fort Meade
Cvs. TBA
.JV/C vs. Heartland Christian
Ridge Community
Avon Park
Cvs. TBA
@ McKeelAcademy
JV/C @ Heartland Christian
@ Avon Park
Lake Placid
@ Mulberry
@ Lake Placid
McKeel Academy
Mulberry
@ Fort Meade
Hardee


FMSHS Boys Varsity Basketball schedule
Head Coach Gilberto Castillo
Asst. Coach Steve Gause
Asst. Coach Aubrey Whitaker
Tues 11/22 7:30 p.m. @ Sebring
Sat. 11/26 5p.m. @ Haines City
Mon. .11/28 7:30 p.m. Bartow
Fri. 12/2 7:30 p.m. @ All-Saints
Sat. 12/3 7:30 p.m. Lakeland Christian
Tues 12/6 7:30 p.m. Fort Meade
Thurs. 12/8 7:30 p.m. @ Avon Park
Fri. 12/9 7:30 p.m. George Jenkins
Thurs. 12/15 7:30 p.m. New Dimensions
Sat. 12/17 7:30 p.m. Sebring
Thurs. 12/29 TBA Christmas Tourney
Fri. 12/30 TBA Christmas Tourney
Sat. 12/31 TBA Christmas Tourney
Tues 1/3 7:30 p.m. Avon Park
Thurs. 1/5 7:30 p.m. @ Bartow
Tues 1/10 7:30 p.m. Mulberry
Fri. 1/13 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid
Sat. 1/14 7:30 p.m. Santa Fe
Tues 1/17 7:30 p.m. @ McKeel Academy
Fri. 1/20 7:30 p.m. @ Mulberry
Tues 1/24 7:30 p.m. McKeelAcademy
Fri. 1/27 7:30 p.m. @ Lake Placid -.
Sat 1/28 7:30 p.m. All-Saints Academy
Tues 1/31 7:30 p.m. @ Fort Meade
Fri. 2/3 7:30 p.m. @ Lakeland Christian
*Denotes District Games
@ Denotes Away Games
Note: Winter Haven High School will host the Christmas Tournament


Boys Junior Varsity
Head Coach: Steve Gause
Asst. Coach: Kelly Robinson


Tues
Mon.
Fri.
Sat.
Tues
Thurs.
Fri.
Sat.
Tues
Thurs.
Tues
Fri.
Sat.
Tues
Fri.
Tues
Fri.
Sat.
Tues
Fri.


11/22
11/28
12/2
12/3
12/6
12/8
*12/9
12/17
1/3
1/5
1/10
1/13
1/14
1/17
1/20
1/24
1/27
1/28
1/31
2/3


6p.m.
6p.m.
4p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
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6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
4p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.


@ Denotes Away Games


@ Sebring
Bartow
@ All-Saints Academy
Lakeland Christian
Fort Meade
@ Avon Park
George Jenkins
Sebring
Avon Park
@ Bartow
Mulberry
Lake Placid
Santa Fe
@ McKeel Academy
@ Mulberry
McKeelAcademy
@ Lake Placid
All-Saints Academy.
@ Fort Meade
@ Lakeland Christian


The Frostproof Rotary Club
will be holding its 17th Annual
Golf Tournament on Saturday,
Dec. 10 at the River Greens Coun-
try Club in Avon Park, beginning
with a shotgun start at 8 A.M. Citi-
zens Bank and Trust is once again
sponsoring the Hole-in-One Con-
test!
This year's tournament is dif-
ferent in several ways. First, the
tournament will benefit the Frost-
proof Rotary Charitable Founda-
tion, a 501(c)(3) public charity
established by the Rotary Club
earlier this year. The Rotary estab-
lished their Foundation so that


local citizens and businesses
making donations to the Rotary
would be able to take tax deduc-
tions to the extent permissible by
federal law. The Frostproof Rotary
Charitable Foundation has estab-
lished a budget for Rotary year
2005-2006 which includes $6000
in scholarships to graduating
Frostproof High School students
and $13,075 in other charitable
giving. Of the total budget of
$19,075, 85% will benefit our local
schools and community with the
remainder being used for interna-
tional charitable projects to foster
world peace and understanding.


FHS girls' soccer


The Frostproof High School
varsity girls' soccer team has a
Shut out record of 5-0 and 1 forfeit
by All Saints. The Lady Bulldogs
are showing they are not a force
to be reckoned with on the field.
So far, this season not one
team has been able to score a
point against these ladies. Yet they
have a total of 34 goals to claim.
This team is loaded with excep-


tional talent. Adilene Alvarado
leads the team in goals, with
Marisela Rivera coming in as a
close second, followed by Yuridia
Aguilar and Kali Berhens. Yuridia
leads the team in assist with Holly
Kinchen following. New to the
goalie position is Faith Franklin.
The girls play Auburndale High
School Thursday, Nov. 17. Good
luck ladies!


Gallery announces


winning 1
A box made from a gourd was
the winning entry in the Frostproof
Art League's "Think Outside the
Box Contest". Gayle Reeder took a
gourd, cut it into two pieces, hal-
lowed it out, painted it inside and
out and then applied locks and
hinges and the perfect box to store
her flower seeds was made. To see
this entry and the other Creative
Boxes, drop by the Frostproof Art
Gallery located at 12 East Wall. St.,
next to Citizens Bank. The runner-
up was Jean Konwick with a box
painted on the outside with a win-
ter scene but contained a minia-
ture doll house on the inside.
The Art Leagues Holiday
Bazaar is the perfect to place to


ox entry
purchase 'one of a kind' items for
your Holiday Gifts. Items, range
from jewelry, to stained glass, holi-.
day cards, palmetto wreaths, art
works, and many other gift items.
Stop by and see how talented our
community really is.
On display are the mail boxes
for Mississippi Hurricane victims.
Vicky Alley is available on Satur-
days to teach you how to paint the
mailbox. Please bring your own
mailbox to donate and receive a
free One Stroke Painting lesson.
The Art Gallery is open Tuesday
thru Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. For more information on
classes or membership, call 635
7271.


Submitted to the Frostproof News/Judy Jackson
Gayle Reeder wins contest with painted gourd.


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The Webber Warriors defeat-
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score of 42-36 Saturday night in
their final contest of the season.
In just their fourth home game of
the season the Warriors were
able to down the. Dolphins by
rushing for over 239 yards and
scoring 6 touchdowns. The War-
riors scored on offense, defense
and special teams Saturday night
en route to their first win over
Jacksonville in three years. This
puts Webber to 7-2 on the sea-
son and gives them wins over
both of Florida's other small col-
leges.
The Warriors opened the
game with a touchdown by tak-
ing the opening drive 89 yards on
13 plays and capping it off with a
short run by fullback Mance
Spikes. Spikes finished the night
with 2 touchdowns and 23 yards
on the ground. The Warrior
defense came up with a big stop
on third down forcing the Dol-
phins to punt the ball away. The
Warriors then took the ensuing
drive 80 yards on 7 plays to go
ahead 14-0 on a Justin Mitchell
run; Mitchell finished the day
with 67 yards on 16 carries. The
Dolphins battled back to pull
within 7 after a short punt by
Travis Tubbs gave Jacksonville
the ball deep in Warrior territory.
The Warriors defense came up
big in the second quarter as cor-
nerback JaMarcus Watkins inter-
cepted an errant Chris Horton
pass and returned it 60 yards for
another Webber score. This put
the Warriors on top 21-7 in just
the second quarter
The Dolphins would not go
away however as they rallied
back and scored three consecu-
tive times to end the first half. A
screen pass to running back
Chad Davis went for 30 yards to
pull Jacksonville to within 7
points. Kicker Ryan Feely added
field goals of 37 and 32 yards to
round out the scoring in the first
half. The Warriors went into the
intermission with a one point
lead, 21-20.
The highlight of the second
half came on a fake punt in the
third quarter when Travis Tubbs
made a nice pass to corner/
receiver Vincent Anderson who
adjusted nicely to the pass and
took the defender the rest of the
way for another Webber touch-
down. Receiver Corey Hender-
son also recorded a score in the
third quarter with a 25 yard
reception from quarterback
Dedrick Sykes. Mance Spikes
rounded out the Warrior scoring
with a short run late in the third
quarter. The Jacksonville offense
was only able to muster two
touchdowns in the second half
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brought the Dolphins within 6
points, the Warrior defense
came up with a huge stop on 4th
and long to seal the victory giv-
ing Webber their first win over
their in state rival.
This game wraps up Web-
ber's season and gives them a 7-
2 record. Although they are not
likely to make the playoffs, the
Warriors played well all season
winning many close games. This
year's record is also the best in
the schools short history and
makes this win over Jacksonville
the biggest win in Warrior histo-
ry.

WIU Volleyball
players honored
WIU libero Tammy Zimmer-
man was awarded Defensive
Player of the Year honors on
Thursday night at the Florida Sun
Conference volleyball award
banquet. Zimmerman, a junior
from Tampa, Florida was fourth
in the conference in digs averag-
ing 3.9 per game and ninth in
service aces per game (0.53).
Zimmerman was also selected
to the All Region/Conference
team along with teammate
Chantelle Jordan who was sev-
enth in the conference in kills
per game averaging 2.91.
The Lady Warriors (28-6) are
coming off of the best season in
history under head coach Tim
Edfors and assistant Dan King.
They are in St. Augustine.for the
FSC Regional Tournament to be
hosted by Flagler College over
this weekend. They are seeded
#4 and will play against favorites
and #1 seed Savannah College
of Art and Design, who are the
defending conference champi-
ons. Should they win, they will
play i6i the final for a chance to
go to the National Tournament
to be held in San Diego, CA. Nov.
30 until Dec. 5.

WIU Men's soccer
in regional tourney
The Webber International
University men's soccer team
left for Thomasville, Georgia on
Thursday morning to play in the
regional soccer tournament.
Joining the Warriors (9-6) will be
favorites Embry-Riddle Aeronau-
tical University, Savannah Col-
lege of Art and Design-and hosts
Thomas University. The winner
will move forward to the Nation-
al Tournament which is hosted
by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
who qualify regardless of the
tournament outcome. Leading
the Warriors is Bjorn Asbjorns-
son, a sophomore from Reyk-
javik, Iceland who led the con-
ference in goals with 15 from 14
games. The first games will be
played on Friday with the final
game on Saturday.








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ABSOLUTE AUCTION Lake-
front subdivision on Watts
Bar Lake off 1-40, Kingston,
TN. Saturday, Nov. 19,
12:00 Noon. Furrow Auction
Company, (800)-4FURROW
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PIGEON- Off white & rusty red.
Banded (Blue), Found in Ft
Drum area Cemetery Road
(863)763-0966
SMALL DOG Okeechobee
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PIT BULL MIX-4 mo. old fe-
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on right ear. Purple collar w/
bell. 4yr old daughter can't
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SINGLE FAMILY HOME
58 Lincoln Street, Frostproof (Polk County), Florida
Auction Conducted on Site
1:00 P.M. FRIDAY* NOVEMBER 18
3 Bedroom,1 Bathroom CBS Construction *Totally Remodeled: New
kitchen, interior doors, carpeting & tile, GE Kitchen appliances, freshly
painted interior & exterior -Approx. 1,148 Sq. Ft. under roof -Carport, Open
Porch, Utility Room *Built 1963 *Lot 60'x107' *Chain-link Fence
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8.3 Acres with frontage on Old Stokes Road (paved roadway) -
Cleared and ready for other uses ~ Zoned Agricultural ~ 8" water well -
Polk County Tax ID 273135000000034020
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Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books 8 Magazines 535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
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Computer,,Video 580
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Toys 8 Games 730
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Wanted to Buy 740




AIR COND- 10 ton, Carrier,
heating & cooling, asking
$1300 (863)763-2663 or
801-1245 cell.
AIR CONDITIONER -'05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/heat
$1075 (954)309-8659


DRYER- GE, white, runs good,
$75 (863)675-0104.'La
Belle
FREEZER, Kenmore, 19 cu.
ft., with key, vertical, al-
mond, $80. (863)946-0194
MICROWAVE Works good.
$10 (863)763-5120 aft. 3
p.m.
RANGE Electric, GE, almond
color, new condition. $100
firm (863)228-6141
REFRIGERATOR & STOVE -
stove is self cleaning & elec-
tric. $150 both or will separ-
ate. (863)673-3620
REFRIGERATOR Whirlpool,
white, side by side, water &
ice dispenser. Excellent condi-
tion $375 (863)763-5792
WASHER/DRYER white,
large capacity, upright. Both
work well. $300 for both
(850)519-2160 LaBelle



SHED- Wolly, 14'x28', 8K
new, Extras. Asking $6000.
(863)634-5753





SCHWINN, 1955- Original
condition, $900.
(863)467-5756.


METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
Toll Free (888)393-0335.
PAN ROOFING- 30 pieces,
13ft long $130
(863)675-8760.


VENDOR DISPLAY TABLES
(4) wooden, 24" x 48" w/ cov-
ers. $80 (863)763-0266


WINTER OUTFITS- Boys 3
piece, Great for pictures,
Size 0-3 mo, (6-121bs) $5.
(863)763-6131


ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR
COLLECTION: Approx. 44 yrs.
old. Rare items. $1500 all or
best offer.. 863-824-3358
RECORD COLLECTION Vinyl.
Eclectic selection. 100+
Something for everyone! $100
for all (863)763-5792


COMPUTER running Win-
dows XP & Microsoft 2003.
17" monitor. Complete sys-
tem. $250 (863)763-2034
COMPUTER- Pentium 3, win-
dows XP, MS Office, key-
board, mouse, monitor,
$175. (863)843-0158
GATEWAY includes desk &
printer. Runs Windows XP.
$300 or best offer
(863)673-1877


BEDROOM SET- 5 piece,
dresser w/hutch, bureau,
nightstand, head/foot board
$500 neg (863)824-8703
CHINA CABINET- Large, Very
nice, Lighted, Light wood,
$300. (239)645-3620
DINING ROOM TABLE w/4
chair, all wood, cherry color.
Very nice. $60.
(863)635-0474
DR TABLE & 6 LADDER BACK
CHAIRS- large, great condi-
tion, $100 (863)675-7306.
DR TABLE W/4CHAIRS &
MAUVE RECLINER- asking
$120forall (863)675-0246.
END TABLES- 2, Formica Step
Down, Good condition $20
(863)763-2458
GLIDER ROCKERS & OTTO-
MANS (2)- wing back, exc
condition, $90 for both
(863)467-6060.
OAK DESK excellent condi-
tion $300 (410)883-3612
STEREO CABINET light
wood, glass door, 20" wide,
48" tall. $15 (863)467-8681


BATTERY CHARGER auto-
matic, 48volts, Club car,
$100(863)697-2033
GOLF CLUBS- Smith with bag
$200. or best offer.
(410)482-2369


CAP & BALL 36 cal. Repro-
duction w/ all accessories.
Shoots well. $150
(863)763-0072
M44 '52 7.62x5 cal. Nice
shooting gun, excellent shape.
W/ ammo & accessories.
$250 (863)763-0072
SHOT GUN- Remington, 1187
semi auto. New deer gun
$435. (863)467-7838
SMITH & WESSON 38 cal. SS,
Model 64, $300
(863)763-4961.


SMITH & WESSON SS SEMI
AUTO, 22 cal. model 2206,
$275 (863)763-4961.
WINCHESTER- Model 12, 12
Gauge, Scoped, Excellent
condition $400.
(863)467-4328



OXYGEN USERS: Enjoy more
freedom! Travel without can-
isters, Oxife's lightweight,
Oxygen concentrators run off
your car & in your home.
U.S.A.- made Warranteed
(800)780-2616 www.oxli-
feinc.com.
WEIGHT SET- 4681bs., In-
clined, flat & declined bench
w/squat rack & lat tower
$350. (863)357-2829


EARRINGS Ladies, Peacock
design. Hand made, 24K,
100yr old. Asking $575 nego-
tiable (863)634-9620 Okee


LAMPS (4) $20 for all will sell
separate (863)357-4831.
LAMPSHADES (3) nice. $12
for all or will separate.
(863)467-8681


LIFT CHAIR- Like new condi-
tion. $425. (863)467-4328
SCOOTER "Action". New.
Bought as demo. Retail
$1695. Now $995.
(863)675-2596/234-9691


CREDIT REPAIR 29 years ex-
perience licensed and bond-
ed. One price clean credit
for life. Lee Harrison Credit
Restoration. Call
(903)835-1667 for free infor-
mation package.
www.LHcreditrepair.com,
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EARN DEGREE online from
home. *Medical, *Business,
*Paralegal, *Computers. Job
Placement Assistance. Com-
puter & Financial aid if quali-
fy. (866)858-2121
www.onlinetidewater-
tech.com.
GENERATOR 6k watt, Briggs
& Stratton, needs work
$400/neg. (863)467-5889
Hundreds of Oak Trees, start-
ing @ $25. Call Carol @
863-635-6399. Certificate
No. A121518
Musical

DRUM SET- 5pc, excellent
condition, $200
(863)674-0539.


PORTABLE ELECTRONIC IN-
TELLI WRITER- Plus,
Sharpe, asking $50 good
shape (863)357-4831.


AQUARIUM 20 gallon, wood-
en stand, complete set up. $65
or best offer (863)357-3639
AUSTRALIAN HEELER PUP-
PIES, mother is red, father is
blue, both on premises.
(863)223-2180
BEAGLE PUPS 3 males.
13wks old. Two sets of shots
& worming's. $250 each.
(863)228-6141
BUCK GOAT for pet. 9 mos
old, $65 LaBelle area.
(863)675-4981
CHOCOLATE LAB 3/2 yrs
old, neutered. Needs room to
run & someone to play with.
$275 neg. (863)824-0703
PARAKEETS & CAGE- asking
$35 (863)357-3639


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YELLOW LAB Female, good
hunting pedigiee 3yrs old,
needs good home w, loon to
run S100 (863)467-0631



HOT TUB- Like new, Excellent
condition. 18 jets. Seats 6
adults S1 499.
(863)983-7751


BOW- High Country Com-
pound/case/extra string draw
29-30, pull 60-75lbs 65%
let/off S100 863-763-7609



CAR CD PLAYER- Pioneer, Su-
pei Tuner IIIl, multi color dis-
play, retails $300, sell $200
(863)357-0448. Iv. message.
COUNTRY CASSETTES 100 -
w/ Sony Cassette play/record-
er $35 (863)697-2033



SONY VEGA 36", 2yrs old,
paid $2200 asking $1000 Firm
or trade for Pistols. Ft. Pierce
(772)461-8822
TV SONY FD WEGA 36' flat
screen w/ton of features and
wireless head phones $1000
(772)461-8822


BUSCH TICKETS-(4) Home-
stead, 11/19/05, Sect 212
Row 17. $160 for all will
separate (863)467-8182.
When you want some-
thing sold, advertise in
the classified.


ATV RAMPS- Only used 2
times. $200 or best of-
fer(410)482-2369
FRAME BAR NAILER- Hitachi
NR83A, asking $150
(863)675-0104. La Belle
GENERATOR Portable. 1280
watt. New in box. $250
(863)357-5754
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GENERATOR- Makita, brand
new, never used, cost $2000
sell for $1200
(863)467-5756


SAWMILLS from only
S2,795.00 Convert your
LOGS TO VALUABLE LUM-
BER with your Norwood
portable band sawmill. Log
skidders also available.
ww w. nor w oodindus-
tries.co -Free information:
(800)578-1363 ext 300N.

TABLE SAW Rigid, heavy du-
ty, 10". New, only used once.
S400 (772)216-5092 or
(863)467-4852


AIR HOCKEY TABLE- asking
$75 (863)674-0539.

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Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed Products 8 10
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies'
Services Wanted 830)
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 8-15
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry, Supplies 860
Seeds.Plants
Flowers 865


APPENDIX GELDING- Retired
jumper $850 or best offer.
(863)357-3325
HORSE 3 y/o mustang,
needs attention, very nice
pretty needs to be broken
$400/neg. (863)634-2139
HORSE- Palomino gelding
10yr old, 15.2 hands $1500.
863-763-3253
MARE AQHA, child safe.
Good for beginning barrels.
$1000 (863)675-4981
REG PASOFINO BAY MARE-
trail rides, trailers, for experi-
enced rider $1500
(863)763-1504.



GRAVELY PROMASTER 100 -
50' cut, low hours, zero turn,
$1100 (863)447-2130
PUSH LAWN MOWER- Very
good condition. $75.
(863)763-8943


ROTO TILLER- Troybilt, 6HP
5499 excellent condition,
(863)763-6701.


ROUND PEN- galvanized, 2"
pipe rails, 15 panels with
gate. purchased in '05, $995
neg. (863)801-6220.


Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos,'
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property
Rent 945
Roommate 950
. Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960



I want to rent a house, apt or
mobile home for 3 months
after 12/30/05 in or around
Frostproof (989)689-5266
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OKEECHOBEE- male wants fe-
male roommate, $350/mo,
3br, 2ba, full house, all util
incl (863)467-7770.
ROOMMATE WANTED: $500
mo., until. incl., full house privi-
leges. 863-697-9074


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Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080


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$10,000 DISCOUNT! Grand
Opening! Ocala area- The
Preserve at Oak Hill. Upscale
equestrian community of 5
to 21 acre parcels. Private,
gated, trails. Discount ends
12/15/05. Broker/Owner.
(352)330-0022.
BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLI-
NA. ESCAPE THE HEAT IN
THE COOL BEAUTIFUL
PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS OF
WESTERN NC. Homes, Cab-
ins, Acreage & Investments.
Cherokee Mountain Realty
GMAC Real Estate, Murphy
www.cherokeemountainreal-
ty.com Call for Free Bro-
chure (800)841-5868.
Coastal Southeast Georgia
Large wooded water access,
marsh view, lake front, and
golf oriented homesites from
the mid $70's Live oaks,
pool, tennis, golf.
(877)266-7376. www.coop-
erspoint.com.
GEORGIA PROPERTIES FOR
SALE PARCELS RANGE
FROM 3 to 1000 ACRES ALL
DEEPLY DISCOUNTED 1031
TAX EXCHANGE WELCOME
VISIT PEACH STATE AT
www.farmandtimber.com or
Call (866)300-7653.
Investment lots $5,000 in-
creasing in value by the
month, on paved roads with
all utilities FSBO
(954)523-8118.
Its never too late to find
the perfect gift. Look
for it in the classified.


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Miami Waterfront Pre-con-
struction 10% down, 2 year
build out. GA Coastal Water-
front Pre-construction 1st
phase assignable/ GA Lots
$6,900+, RV lots $15k. Re-
altor/ (877)468-5687.
NC MOUNTAIN 2.87 acres on
mountain top, view, trees,
waterfall & large public lake
nearby, paved private ac-
cess, $19,500 owner
8 6 6 ) 7 8 9 8 5 3 5
(866)789-8535
www.NC77.com.

NEW LOG CABIN-NC Moun-
tains. New shell on secluded
mountain site. $89,900.
Hardwood forest. Great fall
colors. Paved road. Near
parks & lakes. Acreage & fi-
nancing available.
(828)247-0081.
NEW MEXICO -16 acres
$24,990 Scenic region,
views, canyons, trees, rolling
hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunting,
hiking, horses, great climate.
Power, great access. 100%
financing Call
(914)232-5100.
North Carolina Gated Lake-
front Community 1.5 acres
plus, 90 miles of shoreline.
Never before offered with
20% pre-development dis-
counts, 90% financing. Call
(800)709-5253.
OWN A LAKEFRONT RETREAT
Private community on the
TN/KY border. Just 1-1/2
hours to Nashville. Spec-
tacular views of Lake Bark-
ley. 1 to 6 acres from the
$40s. New to Market. Call
(866)339-4966.
OWN A PRIVATE MOUNTAIN
RETREAT Spectacular gated
riverfront mountain commu-
nity near Asheville, NC. 1-8
acre building sites from the
$60s. Borders National For-
est. Community lodge& river
walk. Call (866)292-5762.
SEASON CLOSE-OUT SALE IN
THE TENNESSEE SMOKIES
Gated Waterfront Community
Riverfront and Mountain
Views Available. Prices Start-
ing Low as $46,900. Final
Phase Limited Lots Call
Now! Ask about our lot/
home pkg. Buy Direct from
the Developer SAVE THOU-
SANDS$$$$ (800)559-3095
ext 327 www.river-
crest.com.
Tennessee Waterfront Sale!
2.4 Acre Waterfront $9,900!
Dockable Building Lots from
$14,900! Cabin Package
$54,900. Call Now!
(866)770-5263 Ext. 8.


Serene Mountain Golf Home-
site $69,900. Breathtaking
views. Upscale golf commu-
nity set amid Dye designed
18 hole course in Carolina
Mountains. Near Asheville
NC. A sanctioned Golf Digest
Schools teaching facility! Ex-
cellent financing. Call toll-
free (866)334-3253 x. 993
www.cherokeevalleysc.com.
TN WEEKEND RETREAT
ACREAGE New lake commu-
nity close to Chattanooga &
Knoxville. Limited number of
private boat slips. Commu-
nity lake access and
amenities. 1/2 + acres from
$40K. Call
(866)292-5769.

TN WEEKEND RETREAT
ACREAGE New lake commu-
nity close to Chattanooga &
Knoxville. Limited number of
private boat slips. Commu-
nity lake access and
amenities. 1/2 + acres from
$40K. Call
(866)292-5769.

Unique 6,000 sq. ft. Lake La-
nier home, private-2ac, 325
ft on lake, exquisite gardens,
waterfalls, boat dock, 50mi.
NE of Atlanta, GA
$1,500,000: Doris, Savage
RE, (770)861-8525.
WESTERN North Carolina
Mountains Cool Air, Views,
Streams, Homes, Cabins,
Acreage FREE BROCHURE
OF MOUNTAIN PROPERTY
(800)642-5333. Realty Of
Murphy 317 Peachtree St.
Murphy, N.C. 28906.
www.realtyofmurphy.com.

Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers.'RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles.'ATVs 3035

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ALUMINUM BOAT- 14', w/ trlr,
20hp Electric Merc. start, fish
finder, anchors, swivel seats,
$2000 (863)635-3627.
BOAT TRAILER- for a 17' boat,
good shape $450
(863)675-6738
BOAT TRAILERS (2) -Tandem,
galvanized. $1600 for both
or will sep. (954)868-6518


DRY BOAT 11ft, 30h/p Mari-
ner, full cover, trailer, similar
to a jet ski $2500
(954)868-6518
LOWER UNIT- for 1979 Mere
Outboard, $250
(863)675-6738.
PADDLE BOAT- 4 man Binimi-
ni top + extras, $200.
(863)467-5340
Proline, '86, 17', 90hp Yama-
ha 1998, center console, t-
top, trlr like new, $6500.
(954)868-6518.
RANGER BASS BOAT'02- 17',
w/115 Johnson Outboard
motor, cover included.
(863)610-1055.
TRI HAUL- 14', 40hp Mariner,
Trailer, Live well, Fish finder,
Trolling motor $1695.
(863)763-7989


CAMPER FULLY FURN. Adult
Pk- w/AC sunroom, free boat
slip w/access to river/ lake.
Best offer (863)467-6782
GOLF STREAM MOTOR HOME
1989, 30 Ft., 454, Runs good.
New tires. $6995. Firm.
(863)467-5722 Lv. message.
WILDERNESS GL 1999 5th
Wheel by Fleetwood, 34.5B,
24 Ft. Awning, 3 slide outs,
oak cabinets, no smoke or
pets. Gar.kept. 5th wheel hitch
w/ extras. $17,500.
314-640-3195



HONDA MOTOR 2001, O/B, 4
Stroke, 50hp, long shaft. Mod-
el # DF5OA1LRTA. Good con-
dition. $3500. (828)524-2619


HARLEY DAVIDSON 1200
SPORTSTER 1992, Lots of
chrome. Must see! Garage
kept. $5000. (863)467-5489
HONDA SHADOW 500- '85,
Good condition, Runs great
Gas saver. $1500 or best of-
fer. (863)634-7046
YAMAHA ROAD KING '04-
shield, saddle bags,
703M,like new, touring bike,
$8200 (239)564-8196



YAMAHA RAPTER- '04, 660R,
Excellent condition. $3300 or
best offer $24.
(863)357-1382 after 4pm


AIRSTREAM TRAILER- 34',
'1985, Self contained, Good
condition. $7000.
(863)763-4004
MALLARD 13'- '02, 13' Slide
out, Air & heat, Sleeps 7
$15,000 or best offer
(863)946-1728

Automobiles i


Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070


ALUMINUM TOOL BOXES- 2,
For small truck, Good condi-
tion $120. will separate
561-881-0318 Immokalee


CAMPER TOPPER- For small
bed P/U, Red. Excellent con-
dition. Orig. $1370. Asking
$400. (863)467-2777


CHEVY DUALLY '84 Quad
cab, runs good $2200 or best
offer (863)763-8261


FORD F150 '87- 4x4, single
cab, long bed, straight 6 cyl,
4 spd, $2500
(239)770-6423


GMC JIMMY '88, Black. Wilma
took out rear side window.
Runs perfect. $600 or best of-
fer. (863)697-6327


I Automo ies


CADILLAC BROUGHAM '91 -
Runs great, cold air. $750 or
best offer (863)467-8013
PLYMOUTH NEON '97 2
door, white, new tires, 91K mi,
5spd. Great on gas. $1200
(863)214-1286 after 5pm


FORD F350 '87 6.9 diesel,
4spd, flatbed. Runs good.
$2500 or best offer
(863)634-7318


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FIBERGLASS TOPPER White,
fits Dodge Dakota truck,
good cond. $600
(863)634-3263
FIBERGLASS TOPPER- Leer,
for '97-'03 Ford F150, Step-
side, White, Exc. cond.
$275. (863)610-1000
LEER TRUCK CAP- for full size
short bed, alum, sliding win-
dows $150 (863)467-6805
TIRES- 4, 31.1050 15" LT,
50% tread. $150
(863)763-1370
TRANSMISSION- 4x4, Turbo
350, Rebuilt, $350 or best
offer (863)467-8856
TRANSMISSION- Turbo, 700,
Rebuilt, $350. or best offer.
(863)467-8856


RAM 50 '82, red, 2.61tr 5
speed trans, good cond.
$950/neg. (863)447-2130


TOYOTA 1/2 Ton Pick Up 1995,
Xtracab, Reliable. Clean. 20
mpg. $3995. Firm.
863-467-5722 Lv. message.


SUBURBAN '86 new tires,
rims & exhaust. Runs good.
$1500 or best offer
(863)467-7428


ENCLOSED TRAILER- Small,
Good condition. $700
(561)881-0318 Immokalee


UTILITY TRAILER, 4X8, asking
$450. (863)675-7275


UTILITY TRAILER- 7x14, tan-
dem axle, heavy duty, $800
or best offer (863)781-0484
or (863)781-0193.


CHEVY VAN '89 Runs good
$1095 (863)673-3620


Cypress Gardens Adventure Park presents Christmas Wonderland


Holiday event kicks off
with "Tree Lighting"
ceremony at park
Magic fills the night as
Cypress Gardens Adventure Park
throws the switch on Christmas
Wonderland during a special
"Tree Lighting" ceremony, Fri-
day, November 18 at 6:30 pm.
Aside from lighting the 80-foot
Christmas tree in front of Magno-
lia Mansion, Winter Haven
Mayor Mike Easterling will read
the original Christmas Story,
accompanied by the voices of
the Winter Haven High School
Choir. The ceremony also
includes the music of Noel Brass
and a song-and-dance number


by the park's entertainers.
The lighting of the tree will.
signify the start of Cypress Gar-
dens' beautiful Christmas festi-
val, full of dazzling lights, melo-
dious sounds and tantalizing
aromas; all woven together in a
tapestry of holiday enchant-
ment. The park will don the
mantle of the season with mil-
lions of lights and sparkling dis-
plays, creating a background for
delightful holiday pleasures,
including the return of the
beloved "Color Me Christmas"
poinsettia festival. Discover an
abundance of brilliant blooms in
scarlet, white, pink, marble and
peppermint-pink varieties in
breathtaking displays. The
return of this favorite flower


show is part of the 70th anniver-
sary celebration going on
through 2006.
Other activities include capti-
vating rides on the "Wonderland
Express," a merry train ride
through a landscape of holiday
marvels. Sail into the holiday
spirit with a Christmas dinner
cruise on the Cypress Belle and
enjoy the breathtaking view of
the holiday lights from Lake
Eloise. Children of all ages
should put a visit on the calendar
for the jolly old elf himself, St.
Nicholas, so you can let him
know if you've been naughty or
nice.
The miracle of Christmas is
relived through a touching musi-
cal rendition of the "Living Nativ-


ity" and the Royal Palm Theater
sparkles with the seasonal sen-
sation "Christmas on Ice." And
off the ice, the theater will be
filled with the heartwarming tale
of "Holiday Homecoming," a
war-time tale of young love.
Even the Wild West gets in on
the act with "Shenani-Guns
Cowboy Christmas" and the
pirates of "Cypress Cove" find
themselves wondering if Santa
will make it in time for the big
day.
Seasonal entertainment
abounds in Jubilee Junction,
such as strolling carolers and a
brass quartet and the Star Haven
Amphitheater plays host to great
series of Christmas concerts with
Wayne Newton, November 19th;


Charlie Daniels, November 26th;
Tony Orlando, December 4th;
Regis Philbin & Susan Lucci,
December 10th; the Jingle Jam
with Everlife.and B-5, December
l1th and Larry Gatlin & the
Gatlin Brothers, December 17th.
Round out the Christmas
experience with a delicious Holi-
day Feast served in Aunt Julie's,
featuring chef-carved meats and
all your favorite sides. Then, take
advantage of unique gift shop-
ping opportunities in the shops
of Jubilee Junction and find that
perfect gift for your special
someone. It's the park's newest
holiday tradition from our family
to yours!
Christmas Wonderland is
included in the price of admis-


sion and runs November 18-Jan-
uary 8. The festival is part of the
70th anniversary celebration and
joins 39 exciting rides, spectacu-
lar daily shows, and Jubilee
Junction, a picturesque village
where food and shopping take
an entertaining old-fashioned
twist. Come face-to-face with
more than 150 animals in
Nature's Way or take in the
beauty of Wings of Wonder, the
famed butterfly arboretum.
Revisit historic gardens, graceful
Southern Belles, and gasp in
wonder at the world-famous ski
show. It's adventure for all ages!
The park is located in Winter
Haven, Florida two miles west of
SR 27 on Cypress Gardens
Boulevard.


Update on hand painted mailboxes


Vicki Alley is very excited to
announce that they have 30
hand-painted mailboxes so far
to send to hurricane victims in
the state of Mississippi.
We still have more to paint,
we would like to send a total of
100 mailboxes to the affected
areas and you can help! The
Frostproof Art Gallery will be


open every Saturday through
december 3rd from 10 a.m. to 2
p.m.
We would love to have more
people to come in and paint
more mailboxes. We are furnish-
ing the paints and the paint
brushes, but we need more
mailboxes. If you would like to
help, you can make a donation


to the Frostproof Art League or
simply purchase a mailbox and
drop it off at the Frostproof Art
Gallery, located at 12 Wall Street.
She is also asking areas busi-
nesses to make a small donation
to help buy more mailboxes.
If you have any questions, call
the Frostproof Art Gallery at 635-
7271 or Vicki Alley at 632-1472.


Hands-On Holiday workshops at HBS
Saturday, November 19, His- materials will be provided. The phrestina@boksanctuary.org.
toric'Bok Sanctuary will offer two workshop is limited to 20 and is
workshops, "Holiday Container $39 or $32 for Sanctuary members. About Historic Bok Sanctuary:
Garden" and "Botanical Holiday From 1 to 3 p.m. candle artisan
Candles," to help participants and gardener Carolyn Ford will Historic Bok Sanctuary, a
brighten their home for the holi- teach "Botanical Holiday Candles." National Historic Landmark, is
days. Learn how to make holiday-scent- located 55 miles southwest ol
During the "Holiday Container ed candles with natural botanical Orlando and 60 miles east ol
Garden" workshop from 10a.m. to decorations during Ford's work- Tampa near Lake Wales, Florida
11:30 a.m., participants will learn shop. Participants can create a and is open every day of the yeai
how to create a one-of-a-kind glass container candle, molded from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., last admis
miniature holiday container gar- candle and votive candle using the sion at 5 p.m. The award-winning
den with instructor Johanna Lee, latest candle-making techniques Education and Visitor Center, Caf6
nursery manager and plant propa- and materials. The afternoon and Gift Shop are open 9 a.m. to E
gator at the Sanctuary. Discover workshop, limited to 16, is $39 or p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and
creative ways to display plants for $32 for Sanctuary members. All $3 for ages 5-12. Members and chil
the hnlidav season and learn how materials will be provided. dren under 5 are admitted free. For


to select quality plants that re-
bloom even after the holidays are
over. Participants will need to bring
their own apron, gardening gloves,
scissors and small trowel. All other


Registration is required for each
workshop. Participants can register
for both classes. Call the Garden
Campus office at (863) 676-1408,
ext. 2216 or e-mail


more information contact Historic
Bok Sanctuary, 1151 Tower Boule-
vard, Lake Wales FL 33853; (863)
676-1408 or visit www.boksanctu-
ary.org.


Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17


TALLAI-ASSEE The Florida
Department of Health (DOH)
joins tire American Cancer Society
(ACS) to encourage smokers to
quit smoking for one day, and by
doing so, strive to maintain a
smoke-free lifestyle. Both agen-
cies stress thie importance of
tobacco users participating in the
Greal Ai nrri;can Smokeol t.
"Hy particip;ling in the Great
American Sinokeout,. smokers
can learn to develop self-control
over smoking and its fatal conse-
(qu ences related to smoking," said


DOH Secretary M. Rony Francois,
M.D., M.S.P.H., Ph.D. "Floridians
should have the opportunity to
live in a smoke-free environment."
According to Cancer Facts &
Figures 2005, "Lung cancer is the
leading cause of death in the U.S.
for both men and women." In
addition, "secondhand smoke
may be responsible for about
3,000 lun g cancer deaths in rnon-
smoking adults and an additional
35,000 to 40,000 cases of heart dis-
ease in people who are not cur-
rent smokers."


Since 1998, smoking in Florida
has decreased by 42 percent
among high school students and
by 60 percent among middle
school students (Florida Youth
Tobacco Survey, 2005). As for
adult smokers, the rate in Florida
declined 27 percent between 2003
and 2005.
The Department of Health's toll
free Tobacco Cessation Quit line is
available 24 hours a day, at 1-877-
U-CAN-NOW (1.877.822.6669), to
help people quit smoking and
remain tobacco free.


Join the celebration at The Open Door


The Open Door on Scenic will
Sbe having a Thanksgiving Cele-
bration on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from
7 to 9 p.m.
Come join the owners for an
evening of entertainment by
local Christian artists. Bring your
lawn chairs and come for a


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