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Thursday April 13, 2006 -Vol. 91 No. 43 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for MoreThan 85 Years 50 cents


Thursday, April 1.3, 2006 Vol. 91[ No. 43' Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents


At a Glance
City Council
plans meetings
The next Regular City
Council Meeting will be held
Monday, April 17, at 6 p.m.
The City would also like to
remind everyone, the City
Council Public Meetings are
held the first and third Mon-
day of the month.
Frostproof City Hall is
located at 111 First Street. For
more information call 635-
7855.
Chamber plans
April Fun Nite
The Frostproof Area
Chamber of Commerce's
annual fund raiser, April Fun
Night, will have a western
theme this year, so dust off
those hats and boots and get
ready to dance the night
away!
The event will be held Sat-
urday, April 22 2006 at the
Depot located at the East end
of Wall Street in historic
downtown Frostproof. Social
hour begins at 6:15 p.m. and
steak dinners will be served at
7:15 p.m. A one hundred dol-
lar ticket gains entrance for
two adults, provides two din-
ners and one chance to win a
grand prize.
A silent auction will be
held, antique cars from
O'Hara Restorations and new
cars will be on display. The
Frostproof Art League's Tom
Freeman will paint one of his
famous landscapes on site to
be auctioned off, as well as a
one-stroke painting demon-
strations will also be provided
by the art league. Kathy's
Country Kickers from Ft.
Meade will provide line danc-
ing and live music by "Rough
Shod" \\ill set the mood
under the oaks and stars for
guests to enjoy an excellent
dinner and tour interesting
displays by other vendors.
Tickets may be purchased
from any Chamber director.
Call Chamber President
George Minutaglio 863 635-
1872 or event chairman
Estelle Sullivan 863 635-2062
or Nancy Patton at the Cham-
ber office (open from 10-12
and 2-4 weekdays) 863 635-
9112 to purchase tickets or for
more information.
Event chair Estelle Sullivan
is looking for a few more
silent auction items, a service,
a gift certificate, a vacation
cabin or other enticing things
from area businesses. Please-
call soon to be included.
Corporate sponsors, to
date include: Urban Core
Development Corp, FJ3
Development Corp, Ben Hill
Griffin, Inc. and Alico, Inc.
Project Graduation
meeting April 24
The next scheduled parent
Project Graduation meeting
will be held Monday, April 24,
6:30 p.m. in the Teachers
Lounge located to the right in
the cafeteria at the high
school.
Project Graduation is plan-
ning. a golf tournament for
May 7 at the Lake Wales
Country Club. Parents and
community members please
help give these seniors a
memorable Grad Night!
Chamber post
new hours
The Chamber is now open
from 10 a.m. until 12 noon
and 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Mon-
day through Friday. For more
information call 863-635-
9112.


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Leis joins Citizens Bank BOD


Citizens Bank and Trust Pres-
ident Greg Littleton is proud to
announce the appointment of
Ray K. "Bud" Leis to the Citizens
Bank & Trust Board of Directors.
In making the announcement
Greg Littleton said "We are
exceptionally pleased that Bud
Leis has agreed to join our
Board of Directors. I have
always known him to be a
respected community leader
and successful businessman.
We are confident that he will be
an added benefit to our board."


Mr. Leis is a lifelong resident
of Polk County, born and raised
in Winter Haven. After graduat-
ing from Winter Haven High
School, he obtained his degree
from Washington University in St
Louis, MO. As the owner of
mobile home parks and other
investment properties in both
Florida and North Carolina, Mr.
Leis dedicates most of his time to
overseeing his investments. He
and his wife, Connie, are mem-
bers of First Presbyterian Church,
Lake Wales Country Club and


Lake Region Yacht and Country
Club. In addition to being an avid
golfer and fishermen, Mr. Leis is
also involved in Lakeland Lodge
#91, Scottish Rite, and Egypt
Temple Shrine. In addition to the
Citizens Bank Board of Directors,
Mr. Leis has been appointed to
serve on the bank's Trust Com-
mittee as well as the board of Cit-
izens Financial Group.
"Mr. Leis has been a member
of the bank's Lake Wales Advi-
sory Board since 2000 so he is
already familiar with our organi-


Local News: Women's Club honors FHS Seniors


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Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
Members of the Frostproof Women's Club honored the FHS Senior Class of 2006 on
Monday, April 10, with an afternoon banquet.

FPWC presents scholarship
By Cindy Monk .--.
The Frostproof Women's ....
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ClubD nonore mthe ..200iI rost-
proof High School Senior Class
wvith an afternoon banquet as
w\ell as presenting the Frost-
proof \\omen's Club Myrtle
Empie Scholarship Award on
Monday, April 10, 2006.
Several FHS Seniors gath-
ered in the high school calete-
ria for a special banquet in
honor of their achievements
Anne Dickinson, President
of the FP Women's Club, com-
mended the seniors for their
accomplishments. She also
explained to the Class of 2006
when she graduated in 1949,
the \Vomen's Club held an
afternoon 'Yea' and you wveie
expected wear your 'Sunday
best' full with gloves, hats and
dresses for the young ladies
and the young men wore dress
shirts and slacks as well as a tie.
Mrs. Dickinson said this has
been relaxed through the years.
Mrs. Dickinson then pre-
sented FHS senior Brandy
Brown with the Frostproof
Women's Club Myrtle Empie
Scholarship Award. This award
is a four year scholarship
award totaling $8000. Ms.
Brown plans to utilize this
award to further her education


zation", commented P.T. Wil-
son, Chairman of the Board. "It
just seemed like a natural pro-
gression for Bud to join our
Board of Directors. We choose
carefully those individuals who
we select to be a part of our
Board. We don't make hasty
decisions about who we ask to
join our bank family. Bud has
already begun to make a valu-
able contribution to our bank
and we are appreciative of his
willingness to serve"
Mr. Leis will serve with other


bo;Timothy Huston, Hood
Craddock, and Greg Littleton.
Citizens Bank and Trust is
280 million in assets and recent-
ly opened its 8th office in
Auburndale. The Bank already
serves the communities of
Frostproof, Lake Wales, Indian
Lake Estates, Dundee, Winter
Haven, and Haines City. Orga-
nized in 1920, the bank has
been recognized with numer-
ous awards regarding its per-
formance, its capital adequacy,
and its safety'and soundness.


WSC offers



new program

Warner Southern College agement, business and leader-
offers Web-based Master of Sci- ship courses. Students seeking a
ence in Management Program more qualitative approach to
to begin summer 2006 business will benefit from the
Lake Wales, Fla.- The School course work within the pro-
of Professional Studies at Warn- gram.
er Southern College has Individuals with an interest in
announced a new web-based this degree program should con-
graduate program in manage- tact the School of Professional
ment. The Master of Science in Studies Admissions Department
Management (MSM) is a 36 at (863) 638-7117 or (800) 497-
semester hour program that will 2972 for more information.
be offered online beginning in Warner Southern College, a
summer 2006. Students can Christian liberal arts college
apply throughout the academic founded in 1968, is located five
year. miles south of Lake Wales on
If you are in the field of health Highway 27.
care, law enforcement, psychol- Warner Southern College is
ogy, sociology, education or accredited by the Commission
business, you will find the MSM on Colleges of the Southern
program an opportunity for Association of Colleges and
career growth. The program Schools to award the Associate,
offers an e excellent blend of man. Bachelor, and Master Degrees.


WIU welcomes


Ben Braaten


Enjoying an afternoon of food and fellowship at the annu-
al Women's Club Senior celebration held Monday, April 10
is (seated) Amanda Blocker, Shannon Loudermilk, Jon
Saunders, Angie Richardville and Bittany Wilkerson. Back
row; Laura Swygert, Hope Franklin, Jay Gilden, Marybeth
Rowles, Brandy Brown and Samantha Smith.


at Polk Community College.
.She is presently enrolled in the
dual enrollment program at
FHS and PCC.
Also in attendance as a
guest speaker was former
FMSHS Principal, Mr. David
Lewis. He praised the Class of


2006 for their will to succeed
and encouraged them to fol-
low their dream. He told them
to dream big but start small.
Set a goal and live their dream.
Immediately following the
Speakers the seniors enjoyed a
buffet style banquet.


Babson Park, Fla. Director
of Athletics at Webber Inter-
national University, Bill Heath
announced the hiring of Ben
Braaten as the head women's
basketball coach.
Braaten was the head girl's
basketball coach at neighbors
Frostproof High School for the
past four years. Braaten led
the team to the 2006 Class 3A
District Championship having
only lost one regular season
game on the way. He was
named the Ledger's girl's bas-
ketball Coach of the Year in,
Polk County 2005-2006 as well
as the 2006 Class 3A FACA
girl's basketball Coach of the


Year.
Prior to his success at Frost-
proof, Braaten coached both
boy's and girl's basketball in
Colorado for six years. Braat-
en graduated from Bethany
College (KS) where he was a
member of the basketball pro-
gram.
"We are extremely pleased
to have Coach Braaten on
board at Webber Internation-
al," stated Director of Athlet-
ics, Bill Heath. "He did a
superb job in rebuilding the
Frostproof girls program and I
feel our program will not miss
a beat," added Heath.


HBS Annual Easter Service


Bok Sanctuary
annual Easter
Sunrise Service

Lake Wales, Fla. As the
dimness and quietness of the
gardens is gently transformed
with early morning light, His-
toric Bok Sanctuary will pres-
ent its 80th Annual Easter Sun-
rise Service on April 16. The
program will begin at 7 a.m.
with free admission offered
from 6 to 8 a.m. Seating will be
available for the service or visi-
tors may wish to bring their
own.
Following the service, visi-
tors can enjoy a special buffet
breakfast in the Carillon Caf6.
Easter morning worship, at
the Sanctuary is a long-stand-
ing annual tradition as nearly
2,000 Central Florida residents
and others assemble to cele-
brate the Resurrection. The
Sanctuary's tranquil gardens
and surrounding area coupled
with a high elevation offer a
panoramic setting to witness
the dawning of Easter Sunday.


Pastor Bob Mobley, First
Assembly of God in Lake
Wales, will officiate at this
year's service. Music will be
presented by The Lake Wales
Chorale, directed by Dr.
Gabriel Statom, director of
music at First Presbyterian
.Church in Lake Wales and the
Tower Brass, directed by Paul
Butcher. A 30-minute carillon
concert of uplifting melodies
will be presented at the close
of the service.
Carillon concerts also will
be performed on Easter Sun-
day at 1 and 3 p.m., lasting
approximately 30 minutes
each, and will include a joyous
variety of inspirational hymns,
spirituals, classics and popular
favorites. Visitors can enjoy the
music of the Singing Tower
while strolling through the
serene beauty of the gardens
during abundant spring
bloom. The afternoon per-
formances can be viewed on
the video monitor behind the
Japanese Lantern and visitors
can meet the carillonneur at
the end of each performance


near the Information Booth at
the base of the Tower.
Due to the early hour and
time of year, flashlights and
insect repellent are recom-
mended. After 8 a.m. general
admission to Historic Bok
Sanctuary is $8 for adults and
$3 for children ages 5-12.
Members and children under 5
are admitted free. For more
information call (863) 676-
1408 or visit www.boksanctu-
ary.org.
About Historic Bok Sanctu-
ary:
Historic Bok Sanctuary, a
National Historic Landmark, is
located 55 miles southwest of
Orlando and 60 miles east of
Tampa near Lake Wales, Flori-
da, and is open every day of
the year from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
last admission at 5 p.m. The
award-winning Education and
Visitor Center, Cafe and Gift
Shop are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information contact
Historic Bok Sanctuary, 1151
Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales
FL 33853; (863) 676-1408 or
visit www.boksanctuary.org.


Hampy Easter!
This little bunny was hopping down the bunny trail.
Maybe he's headed to your house. Hope you have a
blessed holiday! Happy Easter from the Frostproof
News.


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Be aware and report child abuse


TALLAHASSEE The Florida
Department of Health joins
agencies and organizations
across the country in recogniz-
.ing April as Child Abuse Preven-
tion Month.
"Child abuse and neglect is
: an issue that involves all Floridi-
ans," said Deputy Secretary of
Health for Children's Medical
Services (CMS), Joseph J.
Chiaro, M.D. "This is a time for
everyone to realize their part in
'- creating a statewide environ-
ment where children are nur-
Al". .tured, supported, and safe."

The Department of Health
''"recognizes that members of the
medical field have a critical role
S to play in the, identification and
prevention of child abuse. Physi-
S .-cians and other healthcare serv-
ice providers are uniquely quali-
". .fled to notice even the smallest
T-, '.05., ,'-j physical or mental changes in a
child. This vigilance leads to ear-
lier detection and reporting of
Submitted to Frostproof News/Bonnie Smith potential abuse cases.
Additionally, research shows
Looking Back that childhood abuse has the
This photo of Biscuit Lake is part of the collection is part of the Jaques' family treasures, potential for major health
impacts through adulthood,
The photo was taken between 1900 and 1907. making the role of the physician



'Sugar alcohols' are neither sugar, nor alcohol


These days, interest in nutri-
tion has more people reading
food labels. Readers often report
that food labels can be confus-
ing. This week, a reader asked
me about "sugar alcohol."
"Sugar alcohols" is the com-
mon name for a group of food
additives often used as artificial
sweeteners. These substances
not sugar and they aren't alco-
hol. The name "sugar alcohols"
is used because the chemical
structure of these substances in
part resembles sugar and in part
resembles alcohol. Sugar alco-
hol does not contain the type of
alcohol that is found in alcoholic
beverages.
Another name for sugar alco-
hols is polyols. These substances
occur naturally in foods. They
come from plant products such
as fruits and berries. They are
used as sugar substitutes
because they are metabolized
more slowly than cane sugar.
Because the 'body converts
'sugar alcohols' to glucose slow-
ly, they do no cause a sudden
rise in blood sugar. For this rea-
son, for many years, these
sweeteners have been used in-
products marketed to diabetics.
As Americans have become
more concerned about calories,
"sugar alcohols"- which
sweeten with fewer calories
than regular sugar have been
more commonly used in many
processed foods. Many products
that are marketed as "sugar free"
contain these "sugar alcohols."
"Sugar alcohols' have other
advantages. Because they do not
promote tooth decay, "sugar
alcohols" are often found in
sugar-free chewing gum. "Sugar
alcohols" also help processed
foods retain moisture.
Commonly used sugar alco-
hols include mannitol, sorbitol,
xylitol, lactitol, isomalt, maltitol
and hydrogenated starch
hydrolysates (HSH).
Sugar alcohols are a potential
problem for those who are
counting their carbohydrates.
Some 'sugar alcohols' do con-
tain carbohydrates.


A
Healthier
Life


with Katrina Elsken

Another problem with "sugar
alcohols" is that side effects of
consuming too many "sugar
alcohols" may include bloating
and/or diarrhea. Remember,
these substances come from
fruits and eating too much of
certain fruits can also cause
these same symptoms.
According to the Yale New-
Haven Hospital health Web site:
the most commonly used forms
of "sugar alcohols" include:
Mannitol occurs natural-
ly in pineapples, olives, aspara-
gus, sweel potatoes and carrots.
It is extracted from seaweed for
use in food manufacturing. Man-
nilol has 50-70 percent of the rel-
ative sweetness of sugar, which
means more must be used to
equal the sweetness of sugar.
Mannitol lingers in the intestines
for a long time and therefore
often causes bloating and diar-
rhea.
Sorbitol is found natural-
ly in fruits and vegetables It is
manufactured from corn syrup.
Sorbitol has only 50 percent of
the relative sweetness of sugar
which means twice as much
must be used to deliver a similar
amount of sweetness to a prod-
,uct. It has less of a tendency to
cause diarrhea compared to
mannitol. It is often an ingredi-
ent in sugar-free gums and can-
dies.
Xylitol is also called
"wood sugar" and occurs natu-
rally in straw, corncobs, fruit,
vegetables, cereals, mushrooms.
and some cereals. Xylitol has the
same relative sweetness as
sugar. It is found in chewing
gums.
Lactitol has about 30-40


percent of sugar's sweetening
power, but its taste and solubility
profile resembles sugar so it is
often found in sugar-free ice
cream, chocolate, hard and soft
candies, baked goods, sugar-
reduced preserves and chewing
gums.
Isomalt is 45 65 percent
as sweet as sugar and does not
tend to lose its sweetness or
break down during the heating
process. Isomalt absorbs little
water, so it is often used in hard
candies, toffee, cough drops and
lollipops.
Maltitol is 75 percent as
sweet as sugar. It is used in
sugar-free hard candies, chew-
ing gum, chocolate-flavored
desserts, baked goods and ice
cream because it gives a creamy
texture to foods.
Hydrogenated starch
hydrolysates (HSH) are pro-
duced by the partial hydrolysis of
corn. HSH are nutritive sweeten-
ers that provide -40 90 percent
of thd sweetness of sugar. HSH
do not crystallize and are used
extensively in confections,
baked goods and mouthwashes.
American Diabetes Associa-
tion offers the following tips for
counting carbohydrates in foods
that contain "sugar alcohols":
Sugar alcohols don't raise
blood glucose as much as the,
same amount of other carbohy-
drates. To figure out the amount
of other carbohydrate you
should count for a food with
sugar alcohols, follow these tips:
Subtract half of the sugar
alcohol grams from the total car-
bohydrate;
Count the remaining
grams.
For Example:
Serving Size: 1 bar
Total carbohydrate 15 grams
Sugar alcohol 6 grams
One bar counts as 12 grams
carbohydrate (15-3 = 12)
The American Diabetes Asso-
ciation also accepts .the FDA's
conclusion that the following
low-calorie or calorie-free sweet-
eners are safe and can be part of
a healthy diet:


Saccharin (Sweet N Low,
Sugar Twin) Saccharin can be
used in both hot and cold foods
to make them sweeter. You may
recall that some studies giving
very large quantities of saccha-
rine to rats raised concerns that
saccharin could cause cancer,
but many studies and years of
use have shown saccharin to be
safe in the quantities used by
consumers.
Aspartame (NutraSweet,
Equal) Aspartame is another
low-calorie sweetener. Because
high temperatures can decrease
its sweetness, check the manu-
facturer's Web site or call their
toll-free number for guidelines
when using aspartame in
recipes.
Acesulfame potassium
(Sweet One, Swiss Sweet,
Sunett). Another low-calorie
sweetener on the market is ace-
sulfame potassium, also called
acesulfame-K. This sweetener is
heat stable and can be used in
baking and cooking.
Sucralose (SPLENDA) -
Sucralose is the newest low-
calorie sweetener on the market.,
Sucralose is not affected by heat
and retains its sweetness in hot.
beverages, baked goods, and
processed foods. If you like to
cook, you know that sugar does
more in hot foods, especiallS
baked goods like cookies and
cakes, than just add sweetness.
It also affects the way the foods
cook and the final texture. Sub-
stituting a low-calorie sweetener
may affect the texture and taste.
Many people use a combination
of sugar and a low-calorie sweet-
ener to reduce overall calories
and sugar while still producing
acceptable results.
Before. making any changes
to your diet or exercise plan,
consult your doctor. This is espe-
cially important for diabetics and
for those on any prescription
medications. Some drugs inter-
act badly with foods that would
otherwise be considered
"healthy."


even more critical to ensuring
the development of healthy
adults.
Through CMS and other
agency divisions, DOH is demon-
strating our commitment to the
prevention of child abuse, aban-
donment and neglect. The CMS
Child Protection Teams provide
multidisciplinary assessment
services to children and families
involved in child abuse and neg-
lect investigations. They conduct
medical evaluations, provide
diagnosis, medical consulta-
tions, nursing assessments,
forensic and specialized inter-
views, family psychosocial
assessments,
psychological evaluations,
and provide a variety of child
abuse and neglect training for
family members and profession-
als.
Child Abuse Prevention
Month was initially proclaimed
in 1982 by President Ronald


Regan. The symbol of child
abuse awareness is the blue rib-
bon. Originating in Virginia in
1989, a grandmother of a three-
year-old boy who died from his
mother's abusive boyfriend tied
a blue ribbon to her van as a
symbol of her personal commit-
ment to the prevention of child
abuse.
This month, child abuse pre-
vention materials will be avail-
able at Child Protection Team
offices and County Health
Departments across the state.
Additionally, Secretary Frangois
will participate in the Prevent
Child Abuse Florida's Child
Abuse Prevention Month press
conference at 10:00 on Tuesday,
April 4, in the Capitol Courtyard.
For more information, visit the
DOH web site at
www.doh.state.fl.us and select
Children's Medical Services from
the drop down menu or visit
www.cms-kids.com.


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Easter Egg hunts planned


Rotary presents check to City
On Monday, April 3, at the Frostproof City Council meeting, the Frostproof Rotary Club pre-
sented a check $10,000 to the City of Frostproof for the restoration of the old high school
auditorium. Benefit of proceeds from the "Evening of Opera" the Rotary held in January. Pic-
tured: (left to right) David Trimmier, Marty Michaelis, Cindy monk, Bea Reifeis, AnnLouise
Budd, Mayor Damon Nicholson, Mary Miller, John Alexander and Florrie Graham.


FUM Church Obituaries


holds VPK

enrollment
The First United Methodist Child
Care Center of Frostproof is now
taking application for VPK (Volun-
tary PreKindergarten) for the 2006-
2007 school year for children who
will be 4 years of age by Sept. 1.
According to Stacy Leech,
Director of the center they will have
6 spaces open on a first come first
serve basis. Four spaces are being
held for their child care children
already attending the center.
To be eligible for the VPK pro-
gram, a child must reside in Florida
and be 4 years old on or before
September 1st of the school year. A
child remains eligible for the VPK
program until the beginning of the
school year for which the child is
eligible for admission to kinder-
garten in a public school.
Registration will end on July 15,
2006. Determination of VPK eligi-
bility is made by the Early Learning
Coalition. You will need to have the
following to apply.
*The Application, which can be
picked up at the Child Care Center
located at 150 DeVane Street during
the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday Friday, or you can go on
line to vvw.%pkflorida.oi g.
*Proof of residency showing
the name and home address in
Florida of the parent or, gJ'ardianr
with whom the child..resides
Exaniple: utility bill, ba'rik-state-
ment, insurance policy, pay stubs
or government documents (e.g.
tax return, Florida Driver's license).
Post office boxes are not sufficient.
*Child's date of birth: a docu-
ment showing your child's date of
birth. Examples include the child's
birth record or certificate, passport,
certificate of arrival in the United
States, insurance policy on the
child's life which is effective for at
least 2 years, valid military depend-
ent identification card, immuniza-
'tion record, baptism certificate, or,
religious record of the child's birth
accompanied by an affida it s-worn
by the parent.
All this information has to be
completed and returned to the
center so that they can forward it to
the Coalition for approval. For
more information you may contact
the center at 863-635-7778.


Clint H. McElroy Sr
Clint H. McElroy Sr. 52,of Avon
Park died Friday, April 7, 2006.
He was born March 18, 1954,
in Fort Benning, Ga., He moved to
Avon Park eight years ago. He
served in the Army and fought in
Vietnam. He worked as a truck
driver for Ben Hill Griffin Harvest-
ing. He was Baptist. He was a
member of the Moose Lodge
Chapter 2256 and American
Legion Post 69, Avon Park. He
served as president of VFW Post
9853.
Preceded in death by two
infant sons.
Survivors include his wife,
Linda L. McElroy; daughters,
Shannon Armstrong of Avon
Park, Christy Taylor of Pittsburgh,
PA.; son, Clinton Henry "Bubba"
McElroy Jr. of Pittsburgh; parents,
Henry C. and Elizabeth G. McEl-
roy of Frostproof; brothers, Henry
C. McElroy Jr.of Avon Park, John
H. McElroy Sr.of Bristle, FL., Oscar
H. McElroy Sr. of Lake Wales,
Lendwood H. McElroy of Frost-
proof, Harold H. McElroy of Moy-
ock, N.C.; sisters, Debbie J.
Williamson of Frostproof, May-
belle E. Ku of Sebrinig, Judy C.
Thornton of Wachula, P-Nut
McElroy of Frostproof; four grand-
children and several nieces and
nephew's.
Se tices were held Wednes-
day, April 12, 2006 at First Assem-
bly Church on the Ridge with Rev-
erend James R. Woods and
Reverend Howard Mathews offici-
ating.. Marion Nelson Funeral


Home of Frostproof was in charge
of arrangements.

Michael Mitch
Michael Mitch, 82, of Nazareth,
PA., died Friday, March 31, 2006 in
Manorcare, Palmer Township.
He was born Nov. 24, 1923,
and for the past 20 years, he and
his wife wintered in Frostproof,
Florida.
He worked for the former
Penn-Dixie Cement Co.,
Nazareth, PA., for 37 years. He
served in the Army during World
War II, in the South Pacific. He
was a member of Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, Bath, PA.,.
He was preceded in death by
his sister Anne Myslinski.
Survivors include his wife, of
56 years, Stella, a son, Michael A.
and his wife Sue of Treichlers;
four daughters, Kathleen Cole
and her husband Alex of
Nazareth, Monica Mitch Barry of
Slatington, Pa, Linda Ammer'
mann and her husband Thomas
of Mt. Bethel, Pa, and Yvonne
Mitch-Bachman and her hus-
band, Keith of Allentown; PA.,
four brothers, Nicholas of
Nazareth, John of Coplay, Charles
of Wind Gap, and Stephen of
Moore Township; four sisters,
Frances Vogel of Nazareth,
Christina Diugos of Nazareth. Eva
Jankowski ol Bethlehem, and
Stephanie Lynch of Ridgewood,
NJ; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held
April 3, 2006 in the Reichel Funer-
al Home of Nazareth, PA.


FHS artwork displayed


at local art gallery


The Frostproof Art League
and Gallery would like to inyite
everyone to attend the opening
of the galleries newest art exhibit
'Senior High Art'. Students from
Frostproof High School will have
their work displayed the month
of April beginning with an open-
ing reception on Sunday, April 16


from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The Art
League will announce the win-
ner of a $500 Art Scholarship to a
senior high student that will be
majoring in art this Fall.
The Frostproof Art Gallery is
located at 12 East Wall Street
next to Citizens Bank.


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Church on the
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The First Assembly Church on
the Ridge will host Frostproof's
Largest Easter Egg Hunt with
over 2000 eggs Saturday, April
15, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Faris
Brannen Stadium located by
Frostproof Elementary School.
Come and enjoy the FREE festivi-
ties. There will be two large
bounce houses, games, prizes,
live music, face painting, snow
cones, puppets, cotton candy,
and popcorn. Grand prize: a
bicycle for the one who finds the
golden egg in each age category.

Community
Church-Egg hunt
The Babson Park Community
Church is holding an Easter Egg
Hunt on the church grounds at
8:30-10:30 a.m., Saturday, April
15, 2006 for all children ages 11
and below. All area children are
invited for the free event. The
church is located on the east
side of Scenic Highway, just
south of the Babson Park Fire
Station and across the street
from the Babson Park Elemen-
tary School in Babson Park. For
more information, call the
church office at 863-638-1552.

PC Leisure
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The Polk County Board of
County Commissioner's Leisure
Services Division proudly pres-
ents the Polk County Easter Egg
Hunt to take place on Saturday,
April 15. This is one event that
will keep you hoppin'. Be there
early and don't be late, this event
begins at 9 a.m. SHARP!
Bring your Easter basket
ready to take home prizes and
goodies. Special eggs will be
marked for special prizes! All
children ages 2-9 are welcome!
Children will be divided into
three age groups: 2-3 years, 4-6
years, and 7-9 \ears.
The Easter Egg Hunts will

Correction
Our stories about the improve-
ment to Frostproof's drainage
contained an error: "e incorrect-
ly stated that "originally, Lake
Clinch Ilowed west to the Peace
River" when in fact it was
Crooked Lake which flowed west
.to Peace Creek, and was later
connected to Lake Clinch.
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FHS Seniors attend banquet








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SShy? No, Clay Vogel definite-
Frostproof News/ Cindy Monk ly isn't shy. Actually he was
The 2006 FHS graduating class attended a banquet sponsored by the Frostproof Women's looking forward to having his
Club held Monday, April 10. Pictured left to right is Lyquiesha Simon, Derrick McMahon, picture taken at the Senior
Erica Baldwin, Beatrice Brown, Telia Boatwright, and Melinda Anderson. banquet held April 10.



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r,5 IFHS senior Brandy Brown
was the recipient of the 2006
Members of the Frostproof Women's Club continue to honor each FHS graduating class Myrtle Empie Scholarship
with a special afternoon celebration. This year's celebration banquet was hosted by the fol- Award provided by the Frost-
lowing FP Women's Club ladies: Twink Amerson, BettyJane Fulton, Kay Hutzelman, Anne proof Women's Club. Brandy
Dickinson, Florrie Graham, Mary Young, Carolyn Churchwell, June Felt, Dorothy 'Dot' Willi- is pictured with FPWC Presi-
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have designated the week of
April 10 for their 'Kindergarten
Round-ups' with special days,
times or evening hours to enroll
new students. Please contact
individual schools for Kinder-
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Schools can also tell you about
required proof of age, medical
and residency documentation
needed for enrollment. Students
entering kindergarten must be 5-
years-old on or before Sept. 1,
2006.
To learn which school a child
is zoned to attend for kinder-
garten, call the school district's
Office of Pupil Accounting at
(863) 534-0716.
To enroll a new kindergarten
student, parents or guardians
must present the following: legal
proof of age (i.e. a certified copy


of a birth certificate, baptismal
certificate or passport); a current
physical exam dated within the
last 12 months and a certificate
of immunization (Florida
Department of Health form 680)
showing all shots including 2nd
MMR, hepatitis B series and vari-
cella.
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different categories are also
required:
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or apartment lease agreement;
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bill (electric, gas, phone, water,
cable); Category 3 current voter
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Pennies count as blessing


By Tammy Rhoden
"I brought pennies," echoed
across the campus of Ben Hill
Griffin, Jr. Elementary School
for nine days as students partic-
ipated in "Pennies from Heav-
en". Classes were challenged to
fill a gallon jug with pennies for
the American Cancer Society's
Relay for Life.
Students proudly filled the
jugs as they shared stories of
family members and friends
that have been affected by can-
cer.
On Friday, March 17, the first
official weigh-in was held.
Kathryn Flood, Cassandra Parr,
and'I visited all the classrooms
to weigh the pennies. After four
days, students had brought in a
total of 260 pounds of pennies.


One week later, the total
climbed to 602 pounds as the
"Pennies from Heaven" cam-
paign came to an end.
On Friday, March 24, Mr.
Edmonds, Ms. McDonald, and I
loaded the pennies and deliv-
ered them to MIDFLORIDA FCU
in Lake Wales. The staff of MID-
FLORIDA FCU accompanied us
to the parking lot and helped
lug the pennies to the change
machine. One jug at a time, the
pennies were poured into the
machine. The jingling of pen-
nies filled the lobby as the pen-
nies were being counted. Forty-
five minutes later, the teller
emerged with a 'total. The stu-
dents had collected an over-
whelming $1,094.05 in pen-
nies.


Submitted to Frostproof
News/Tammy Rhoden
Gallon jugs were filled with
pennies by students at Ben
Hill Griffin, Jr. Eementary for
the American Cancer Soci-
ety's Relay for Life campaign.


Jo Daniel

resigns

from WIU
Babson Park, Fla. Jo Daniel
has resigned her position as head
women's soccer coach at Webber
International University. Daniel
coached the Lady Warriors for one
season. She previously served as
the women's assistant coach
under Jim Cappello for one year.
Daniel is a graduate of WIU and
played soccer for the university. "Jo
is a very hard worker and we all
wish her the best of luck in her
future endeavors," commented
Director ol Athletics, Bill Heath.


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Make the most of networking


Seniors urged to pick a plan


By Debra Fine
Do you dread receptions,
banquets, and other business-
related social events? Does
attending another open house
make you want to run inside
your own and lock the door?
You're not alone. Many of us are
apprehensive about these situa-
tions, because most of us either
hate entering rooms where we
don't know anyone or hate
spending time with people we
don't know well. Keeping a con-
versation going during such
occasions is an ordeal.
Everyone learns the technical
skills required for their jobs, but
not everyone places importance
on conversational skills. The
ability to talk easily with anyone
is a learned skill, not a personali-
ty trait. Acquiring it will help you
develop rapport with people and
leave a positive impression that
lasts longer than an exchange of
business cards.
Here are a few tips business
professionals can use to improve
their small-talk skills:
*Be the first to say hello!
*Introduce yourself. Act as if
you're the host and introduce
new arrivals to your conversa-
tional partner or partners.
*Smile first and always shake
hands when you meet anyone.
*Take your time during intro-
ductions! Make an extra effort to
remember names, and use them
frequently in the conversation.
eMaintain eye contact in any
conversation. Many people in a
group of three or more people


look around in the hope that oth-
ers will maintain eye contact on
our behalf. But people don't feel
listened to if you're not looking
at them.
*Get somebody to talk about
why they're attending the event,
and you are on your way to
engaging them in conversation.
eShow an interest in every
person. The more interest you
show the wiser and attractive
you become to others.
*Listen carefully for informa-
tion that can keep the conversa-
tion going.
*Remember: People want to
be with people who make them
feel special, not people who are
"special". Take responsibility to
help people you talk to feel as if
they're the only person in the
room.
*Play the conversation game.
When someone asks, "How's
business?" and
"What's going on?" Answer
with more than "Pretty good" or
"Not much". Tell more about
yourself so that others can learn
more about you.
*Be careful with business
acquaintances. You wouldn't
want to open a conversation
with: "How's your job at
____ ?" What if that person
just got fired or laid off? Be care-
ful when you're asking about an
acquaintance's spouse ,r spe-
cial friend; you could regret it.
*Don't act like you're an FBI
agent. Questions like "What do
you do," "Are you married," "Do
you have children," and "Where
are you from?" lead to dead-end


conversations.
*Be aware of body language.
Nervous or ill-at-ease people
make others uncomfortable. Act
confident and comfortable, even
when you're not.
*Be prepared. Spend a few
minutes before an anticipated
event preparing to talk easily
about three topics. They will
come in handy when you find
yourself in the middle of an awk-
ward moment... or while seated
at a table of eight where every-
one is playing with their food.
*Show an interest in your
conversational partner's opin-
ion, too. You're not the only per-
son who has opinions about
funding the space program or
what will happen to the stock
market.
*Stop conversation monopo-
lists in their tracks. If possible,
wait for the person to take a
breath or to pause, then break in
with a comment about their
topic. Immediately redirect the
conversation in the direction you
wish it to go.
*Be prepared with exit lines.
You need to move around and
meet others.
*Don't melt from conversa-
tions. Make a positive impres-
sion by shaking hands and say-
ing goodbye as you leave.
With practice, you can learn
how to make the most of meet-
ings, interviews, and networking
events or of entertaining clients
at conventions, trade shows, and
other work-related functions.
You'll learn to appreciate, rather
than dread, networking events.


Border Patrol receives alert


Florida citrus growers are
greatly encouraged by the sup-
portive nature of an alert issued
by the U.S. Customs & Border
Protection/Department of
Homeland Security yesterday.
The alert issued to all stations
called for their officers to be on
the lookout for parcels and/or
other shipments containing cit-
rus plant material during passen-
ger baggage inspection, mail
facility inspections, etc. This
action follows the state of Flori-


da's recent announcement
allowing the re-planting of citrus
in areas formerly quarantined
for Citrus Canker.
"If anything, this is clear evi-
dence that they recognize the
threat posed to the Florida Citrus
Industry stemming from the
desire of local citizens to replant
citrus in residential areas and the
possibility of persons smuggling
propagative citrus materials
from outside the United States to
meet this demand," said Pat


Gomes, National Coordinator for
the Citrus Health Response Plan,
USDA, APHIS PPQ.
"We are extremely grateful to
the Federal Government for their
quick response regarding this
issue. Eliminating any plant
material that may be brought
into the state of Florida illegally
is crucial to the future success of
the Florida Citrus Industry," said
Florida Citrus Mutual Interim
Executive Vice President/CEO
Jay Clark.


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The fourth leading cause of
death among people ages 10 to
24 is alcohol. Additionally, alco-
hol is a major factor in the three
leading causes of death for
youth, which include suicide,
motor vehicle crashes, and
homicide, and is linked to two-
thirds of all sexual assaults and
date rapes of teens as well as col-
lege students.
Underage drinking costs
Americans nearly $53 billion.
Alcohol abuse is the number
one drug problem young people
are experiencing in the United
States right now.
In the United States, the aver-
age age kids begin to drink is 12-
years-old. Additionally, people
that start using .alcohol before
the age of 15 are four times more
likely to develop an alcohol
addiction at some point in their
lives, compared to those who
start drinking at the legal age of
21.
Advertising and other media
messages play a big role in set-
ting social standards concerning


underage drinking. It has been
proven that advertisements for
alcoholic beverages influence
current drinking behavior, as
well as intentions to drink.
-The above reasons are why
the Community Anti-Drug Coali-
tions of America (CADCA) is
joining the Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Services Adminis-
tration (SAMHSA) in "Reach Out
Now National Teach-In," a
national alcohol education pro-
gram that emphasizes Alcohol
Awareness Month. The Teach-In
includes lesson plans for
schools, links to partners and
resources and a listing of partici-
pating states and organizations.
.CADCA encourages leaders,
professionals and coalitions
across the country to participate
in this program to reinforce, the
message that alcohol. is unac-
ceptable both at school and at
home.
Joining the effort to cut the
use of any toxic substance
among youth is Narconon
Arrowhead, whose prevention


program reaches lens ol thou-
sands of young people annually
with anti-drug messages. Deliv-
ering truth about \ hal drugs and
alcohol do to a person's mind
and body, whether legal or not,
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The final days leading up to
May 15 will almost certainly be
chaotic at Medicare offices.
That's the deadline for seniors to
enroll in the new prescription
drug benefit without paying a
penalty of higher premiums.
Phone lines will be jammed and
websites will be clogged. The
organizations now helping sen-
iors sign up will be over-
whelmed by the last-minute
rush to enroll.
That's why seniors shouldn't
wait until May to pick a plan. The
final month of the penalty-free
sign-up period is almost here.
But while more than 27 million
seniors are now participating in
the new drug benefit, millions
more eligible seniors have yet to
enroll.
Why are so many ignoring a
program specifically designed to
save them money? Perhaps it's
because the newspapers and air-
waves are filled with criticisms
that the drug benefit is just not
good enough. A recent poll
found that an astounding 41 per-
cent of drug benefit enrollees
thought that political attacks on
the program made other seniors
less likely to sign up.
That's a real shame because it
doesn't matter whether the pro-
gram could benefit from some
tinkering in the future. What
does matter is that the drug ben-
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right now. Those with medium
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buy peace of mind against future
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And seniors who don't sign
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period in November for their
next chance to sign up. And their
premiums will increase by at
least 1 percent every month they
delay, adding at least 6 percent
to the cost.
Seniors who are feeling skep-.
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those who already are enrolled.
New enrollees in the Medicare
drug benefit are overwhelmingly
satisfied.
A survey by America's Health
Insurance Plans found that 84
percent of those who have
enrolled- had no trouble signing
up or using their benefit.:Only 3
percent of seniors polled had
trouble enrolling. Most seniors -
85 percent have experienced
no problems using their new
benefits, and 59 percent already
are saving money.
The drug benefit is offering


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more and better choices than
anyone anticipated when Con-
gress crafted the program. The
government estimated that sen-
iors would pay $37 a month in
premiums for their Medicare
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ing drug coverage in the infa-
mous "doughnut hole" the gap
in the standard plan where insur-
ance coverage is interrupted
between moderate and high
drug expenses.
Even The New York Times,
the venue of choice for many of
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iors are benefiting enormously
under the program. The paper
recently reported, "Those who
have signed up say the total cost
of all their drugs under Medicare
is often less than the amount
they were paying for just one
prescription in the past."
The Times gave the example
of a couple that together takes
24 medications. With the new
benefit, their drug bills "will
plunge to $4,900 or less a year,
from more than $25,000." That's
an incredible savings.
It would be a real travesty if
political attacks kept some sen-
iors from seeing real savings on
their prescription drug bills.
With premiums starting at less
than $5 a month, they have next
to nothing to lose by signing up.
By, law every plan must offer
access to drugs in every medical
category. And once you enroll,
you can switch plans.
Seniors shouldn't wait until


May 16 to realize what millions
of others already have perfect
or not, the new Medicare drug
benefit is a good deal.
Grace-Marie Turner is presi-
dent of the Galen Institute, a
non-profit research organization
that focuses on free-market
ideas for health reform. She can
be reached at turner@galen.org.


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good condition. $150.
(863)357-6266
WASHER & DRYER Ken-
more, white, $150 for the
pair. (863)467-1120.
WASHER & DRYER- Stacked,
Kenmore, full size, Model #
110 88 7627993, $250
(863)675-2392 LaBelle
WASHER- Kenmore, $75
(863)946-3822


BUILDING SALE "Beat Next
Increase!" 20x26 Now
$4200. 25x30 $5800. 30x40
$9200. 40x60 $14,900. Ex-
tensive range of sizes and
models. Front end optional.
Pioneer (800)668-5422.


EXTERIOR DOOR- Colonial
style, 36". White. $50.
(772)201-8932
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.
TRUSSES (17) POLES 16'(6)
ASKING $1000 for all
(863)302-1059


PETER RABBIT Baby Carriage,
Cosco, Never used $50 or
best offer (863)467-2474


HOMECOMING/Pageant Dress,
Black dress white trim size 3-4
$50 & Small Navy/Royal Blue
$50 (863)675-3659


BASEBALL CARDS- Upper
Deck, 1992 over 3000 mint
cond., $45 (863)697-8547
ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR
COLLECTION: Approx. 44 yrs.
old. Rare items. $1000 al or
best offer..'863-824-3358
Stadium Club '92 & '06, Topps
Series I Baseball Cards, card
$750 (863)467-1484


LAP TOP, Compaq Armada
E500, 40gb, DVD Player, CD
Burner & much more, $550.
(863)227-0263 anytime
LAP TOP, Sony VAIO, DVD
Player, CD Burner, disquette
w/many extras, exc. cond.,
$650. (863)227-0263 "
LAPTOP- 15", Absolute the top
of the line Durabook. Military
spec's Modem, router, Lthr
case. $1399.863-983-7751


BED SET- Twin, 6 pieces,
Beige w/large pink flowers.
$50. (863)763-8146
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BEDROOM SUITE, white dbl,
w/1 6-drawer dresser and 1
w/3drawer night stand, $100
or best offer (863)675-3659
BR SUITE- 9 pc Broyhill, king
size, white washed oak,
lighted hdbd & bkshlvs, enter
cab $500 (863)261-1932
CHAIR, Small, Upholstered
multi colored Swivel, Ideal
for RV. $30. (863)467-8432
DINETTE TABLE w/2 chairs,
excellent condition, $20
(863)357-6922
DINING ROOM TABLE- Solid
wood, 4 chairs & 1 bench.
Seats 6, $100. or best offer.
(863)467-2474
Entertainment Center, 2 pc.
Lighted w/ secretaries desk,
shelves, etc. Must see to ap-
preciate. $250 863)763-3423
HEAD & FOOT BOARD, Twin,
Solid Wood. Very nice. $55
(863)675-3944
KING BED SET- headboard,
dresser w/mirror, 2 n.stands,
2 black floor lamps, $250
(863)467-9625
RECLINER- Barca Lounger,
Retail $900. Like new. Wood
arms & side. Light tan.
$200. (863)763-0582
SECTIONAL- 2 recliners, L
shaped, black w/pin strips.
Great cond., $750 or best of-
fer (863)634-2094


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SHELVING UNITS 2 match-
ing, cream w/black bkgrd.
5'x2'. S1 00 for both.
(863)674-0098.
Wicker Queen bed set, chest
of drawers, 2 night tables,
w/tempered glass on top
$550 (937)335-0877



GOLF CLUBS- complete,
matched set, metal woods,
irons, bag, putter. $95.
(863)946-3123



Treadmill, DC motor, $75
phone (863)763-7072


WHEEL CHAIR, Motorized w/2
heavy duty batteries. Good
cond. $550. (863)675-0104


COCA-COLA Comforter set,
1dbl comforter, flat & fitted
sheets, pillow, cases, shams
& 1 dbl bed skrt $50
(863)675-3659
EARN DEGREE online from
home. *Medical, *Business,
*Paralegal, *Computers
*Criminal Justice. Job Place-
ment. Computer provided. Fi-
nancial aid if qualify.
(866)858-2121 www.onli-
netidewatertech.com.
WORK STATION- Stainless
Steel double sink fish clean-
ing station. 5' long $125.
(937)335-0877



ORGAN- Galbransen Electron-
ic, $250 (863)946-3822



COPIER- Konica 7033, comm.
with 3 drawers, duplicator,
sorter, collates, little used,
$2500 neg.(863)7693-1550


AQUARIUM- 55 gal w/stand,
$175 (863)467-9298 or
(863)697-0377
BABY GEESE (4) LaBelle area
$40 will separate.
(863)675-4981
BEARDED DRAGON- adult
male, complete w/tank,
stand & access. $250
(863)467-9298/697-0377
DOG BOX (2) door, in good
shape. $300 or best offer
(954)520-6707
GERMAN SHEPHERD- female,
spayed, 3yrs old, To good
home. only $50
(863)357-3026.
JACK RUSSELL TERRIERS
PUPPIES, AKC, $350. each.
(863)634-4076
MATED PAIR CONURES- one
black headed, one red head-
:d + Ivr :,ld bjbv in Ig
) $:i.lf ^,;,6.18J3.3-24195
RABBIT- Rex, week, Female
$10. (863)675-4981 Labelle
area
YORKSHIRE TERRIER 2yo,
house broken, neutered & all
shots. $300 (863)467-1301
ZEBRA FINCH'S: w/Cage. $20.
(863)675-3032 after 5pm.



COMMODE, new, white, $25
or best offer (863)467-1032


JUCUZZI- Large, Seats 6, with
matching isolated top.
$250. (863)675-0104



CONSOLE SEWING MACHINE-
With attachments $25.
(863)763-0557


KARATE PADS- approx. 10,
Great shape. $150.
(863)675-3356
TRAMPOLINE- asking $75
(863)675-2627



DUAL SPKRS, 2, 12", in plexy
glass/wood box, 4 chrome
ports & blue light hit flash-
ers. $200 (863)634-7098.
XM SATELLITE RADIO- Used 2
wks. Excellent condition $50.
(863)697-1846



DVR RECEIVER: For Direct TV,
Model R15, Excellent condi-
tion. $55. (863)675-3944


COLEMAN POWERMATE
GENERATOR 5-6,000 watt
surge, used 1 week, $500
(863)692-2229
COMPRESSOR- Small, $25.
as is. (863)843-0079
ELECT. PRESSURE WASHER,
new $50 or best offer
(863)634-5914
GENERATOR, 2 1350 watts,
gas, B/S engine, Onan 6.3 two
cylinder, propane. $500 for
both, will sep. (863)697-9704


TABOO: Adult VHS's. Volumes
1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 14, 17, 18, 19.
Asking $100 for all, will sep.
(863)634-3783


NEW COIN COLLECTOR want-
ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891
WANTED: FL ART
A.E. Backus, J. Hutchinson
H. Newton, G. Buckner, E.
Buckner, L. Roberts, A. Hair,
R A. McClendon, S. Newton,
BIG $$ (772)562-5567

Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden B50
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865



APPALOOSA MARE AND
TACK- $1500 (863)467-1421
OR (863)269-1316


Eagle's Nest

Estates
A secluded, private
ranch subdivision '
offering beautiful
vistas of pristine
natural habitat.

Offered in combinable 40-60ac Tracts for discerning
homeowners or weekend nature enthusiasts.
Only eleven of these exceptional tracts available.

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1 I I 772-468-8306
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MINI REG MARE PONY- Pinto,
bik/white, asking $850
(863)673-6447



PURPLE MARTIN BIRD
HOUSE 28 units w/telescop-
ing pole. $75.
(863)675-5929
RIDING MOWER- Snapper,
38" deck, Z-turn, $1500
(863)467-7340


ANGUS CHAROLAIS Cross
bred calves, 2 heffers, 1 bull,
wormed. Gentle, excel. for
small acreage $425 each
772)597-0669 before 9am
954)292-1811 anytime
HOGS (3) domestic, ready to
butcher. $450 for all or will
separate. (863)467-6960.


SADDLES (2) 1 Adult & 1
child, never been used. $350
for both will sell separate
(863)673-6447

Real Estate



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 Wanted 1065
flesort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




HUNT ELK, Red Stag, Buffalo,
Whitetail, Boar. Season Au-
gust 25, 2006-March 31,
2007. Boar all Year. Guaran-
teed license, $5.00, we have
a no-game-no-pay policy,
book now. Days
(314)209-9800; Evenings
314)293-0610.


LAKE CALOOSA LANDING-
1.12 acres, owner financing,
Florida Jay Ln, only $7,000
down, flexible payments,
asking $45,000. 3/5 mile off
US 27/Limpkin Ln.
(888)2VACANT. Addt'l lots at
www.VacantLotsUSA.com



200 Acres Prime Hunting Land
SE GA. 2000 sqft home ma-
jestic oaks lake, duck pond,
6yr game mgm, turkey deer
18yr planted pine & hard-
wood $985,000 Family
Owned 35 yr.
(904)321-2679.
ADIRONDACK LAND BAR-
GAINS! 5 to 50 acres tracts
from $19,900! Quality NY
land! Forests & waterfront!
Build, camp, hunt, fish, in-
vest! Guaranteed! Terms
avail! Call today!
(800)890-7927 www.moo-
seriverland.com.
BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLI-
NA. ESCAPE TO BEAUTIFUL
WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS.
FREE COLOR BROCHURE &
INFORMATION. MOUNTAIN
PROPERTIES WITH SPEC-
TACULAR VIEWS HOMES,
CABINS, CREEKS & INVEST-
MENT ACREAGE. Cherokee
Mountain Realty GMAC Real
Estate. www.cherokeemoun-
(800)841-5868.
BEAUTIFUL TEXAS'LAND! 20
Acres. Only 8 Miles East of
Pecos and 3 Miles North of
1-20. Roads, References,
Surveyed. $13,500. $500.
Down-$135. Per Month. No
Credit Check!
(800)887-3006 Hurry! Limit-
ed Quantity.
COASTAL GEORGIA. Land for
sale by owner. Private golf
community designed by Fred
Couples / Davis Love. Mari-
na/Tennis/Pool/Fitness.
Jeckyll/ St Simons Island
$119,900 Call
(315)529-1277.
FL LAND BARGAINS. Opportu-
nities to own your own farm,
ranch woodland or lakefront
homestead. Old Florida at its
best! Still-affordable! Call
(866)352-2249 or
www.fllandbargaink.com.
FT. MYERS 1, 2, & 3 bedroom
luxury condos from the low
$100s!!!! CALL Allyn Water-
mann NOW for more info
( 8 8 8) 5 2 1 3 7 9 0
http://www.venetian-
palms.com/ or www.para-
mountcompanies.com


I Land Sale


Lakefront and Lakeview Prop-
erties Nestled in the hills of
Tennessee on the shores of
pristine Norris Lake. Call
Lakeside Realty at
(423)626-5820 Or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
LAKEFRONT LOG HOME,
$99,900. New 2000 Sq.Ft.
Log Home on Lake Cumber-
land, KY. Jamestown/Russell
Springs Area. 1st Time
Available April 22nd!
(800)770-9311, Ext.55.
LAKEFRONT PROPERTY IN TN
Waterfront, view & estate
homesites. 1 to 40 acres
from the $40s. Situated
around a 45,000 acre lake.
Just 90 min to Nashville.
New building sites just re-
leased. Call owner
(866)339-4966.
Large Mtn. Land Bargains,
High Elevation. Adjoins Pris-
tine State Forest, 20+ AC to
350 AC. Sweeping Mtn.
Views, Streams. www.live-
inwv.com.
"Location, Location, Location"
Time to Buy. INVESTORS &
BUILDERS, Great Buildable
Lots For Sale in one of Flori-
da's Fastest Growing Areas
Fort Myers. (888)558-0032.
LOOKING TO OWN LAND? In-
vest in rural acreage
throughout America; coastal,
mountain, waterfront proper-
ties. 20 to 200 acres. FREE,
monthly Special Land Re-
ports: www.land-want-
ed.com/sw.
MOVE TO TENNESSEE! Look-
ing for Lake Lots, Lake
Homes, Land, Farms, Invest-
ment properties or Marinas?
We have it all. EXECUTIVE
CHOICE REAL ESTATE in
Tennessee (865)717-7775
CALL US FOR RELOCATION
PACKAGES OR visit our
website: WWW.EXECUTIVE-
CHOICEREALESTATE.COM
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA
AAH COOL SUMMERS MILD
WINTERS Affordable Homes
& Mountain Cabins Land
CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE
(877)837-2288 EXIT REAL-
TY MOUNTAIN VIEW PROP-
E R T I E S
www.'exitmurphy.com.
NC- ASHEVILLE AREA HOME-
SITES Gated community with
stunning mountain views.
Situated between 2 moun-
tains on over 4 miles of riv-
erfront. 1 to 8 acres from the
$60s. Custom owners'"
lodge, riverwalk & more. Call
(866)292-5762.
NC Mountain Property for
Less! Breathtaking Blue
Ridge Parkway, New River,
Stone Mountain, Golf Cours-
es and quaint shops of Spar-
ta. www.scenicrealty.com
877)372-7211 or
(877)363-5550.
NC MOUNTAINS 3 acres on
mountain top in gated com-
munity, view, trees, waterfall
& large jubii lake nearby,
paved private access,
$58,500 owner
(866)789-8535
www.NC77.com.
New, Pre-Construction Golf
Community-Coastal Georgia.
Large lots w. leepw teir,
marsh, golf, nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center,
Tennis, Trails, Oak Park,
Docks. $70k's-$300k.
(877)266-7376. www.coop-
erspoint.com.
When doing those .chores
is doing you in, it's time
to look for a helper In
the classified.


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.
NY COUNTRY LAND -BAR-
GAINS 5 to 50 acre tracts
from $24,900! Quality land
from the Catskills to the Fin-
ger Lakes! Build, camp, in-
vest! Guaranteed! Terms
avail! Call today!
(888)925-9277 www.up-
stateNYland.com.
ORLANDO 1, 2, & 3 bedroom
luxury condos from the low
$100s!!!!! CALL Rob Sned-
don NOW for more info
(888)295-0797 www.regen-
cyparklakemary.com/ or
www.paramountcompa-
nies.com.
TN LAKESIDE MOUNTAIN
ACREAGE situated around a
36,000 acre lake in eastern
TN. 1/2 to 5 acre building
sites from the $40s. Planned
community amenities & di-
rect lake access. Owner:
(866)292-5769.
Waterfront Land Sale! 3 Acres
Dockable Waterfront Proper-
/ Build Up to 3 homes Only
99,900! Ask About Our In-
vestor Pkg. 7 Waterfront
Lots for Only $79,900! Call
toll-free (866)770-5263
ext8.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
14.3 beautiful acres long-
range views of mountains.
Wooded, flat ridge, between
Murphy and Andrews. Small
double-wide. $275,000.
(800)632-2212 http://valley-
townrealty.com.

Recreation j



Boats 3005
CampersRVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles./ATVs 3035



AIR BOAT 12ft iiter glass,
everything but jrop & motor.
$750 or best offer
(954)520-6707
AIR BOAT, 4 cyl., Lycoming,
Runs good. $5000.
(561)248-0616 Okeechobee.
AQUASPORT- '99, Center con-
sole, 40hp Yamaha Brand
new, Only used once
$3000.863-634-7780
CAGUN BASS BOAT- 18',
w/trlr, 120HP Johnson, runs
perfect $2500
(863)467-7340
CANOE, 17 Ft., Fiberglass.
$50. Call (863)675-0369 af-
ter 5:15 pmor on weekends.
CAROLINA SKIFF 17 Ft., 70
hp-Suzuki 4 stroke. Lots of ex-
trals & trailer. $6500. or best
offer. (863)634-2342
JON BOAT 17', w/motor &
tri., 70 HP Johnson trim &
tilt. $7,000. (863)467-6960
PONTOON, 24', 90hp John-
son, bimini top, no trailer,
ready to fish or cruise, $4000
or best offer. (863)634-3107
or (863)634-5471 email:
rman605@aol.com
PONTOON- 28', 50hp, New
deck & carpet. Very good
condition, On water, $3500.
(863)467-1720


PONTOON BOAT- 26', 50HP
Evinrude, needs work, good
project, $600 neg
(863)467-5725 for more info
PONTOON TRAILER 20FT-
galvanized tandem axle,
$850 (561)723-1690
SEA KAYAK- 17' Prijon Kodiak,
red, with paddle, $535.
(863)357-7406


ELECTRIC ROLL UP BAR- 18'
for awning. $50. or best of-
fer. (772)201-8932
MOTOR HOME- 27ft, Class A,
Itasca, generator, tires, mo-
tor, running gears fine, drives
great, well worth price,
3500 (423)502-2214
PARTLY FURNISHED: '75, 25
Ft., Lg. refrig. elec. hot water,
stove, A/C. Toilet w/direct
hook. $1000 (740)202-3517
SCOTTIE CAMPER '79- cold
AC, sips 4, $500
(863)467-2795



EVINRUDE 28 SPL Elec start,
all controls, exc runner,
$600 or best offer
(863)610-1674
OB MOTOR- 225HR Evinrude,
long shaft, $1400
(863)467-5725


GSXR750 '04- great shape,
garage kept $5500
(863)634-8828/763-4132
jrissomebeach@earthlink.net
HONDA 450 1982, Peanut
tank. Good starter bike Tran-
ny has overdrive. $900.
(863)675-0556 LaBelle.
TRIUMPH CLASSIC '1968-
$2500, call for details
(863)674-0898
YAMAHA TTR125, 2001, off
road, excel. cond. $1300
(863)763-4982



ENGINE, KAWASAKI, brand
new, 10 hp, fits John Deere
Gator or Kawasaki Mule. Never
ran. $900. (863692.2229
GO CART, 2 Seater w/seat
belts, 5 hp. Good condition.
$200. (863)261-1932
GO KART Scorpion, 2 sweater,
roll bars, great shape, $600
firm. (863)634-8828 days or
(863)763-4132 eve's.
Honda ATC 3 Wheelers (2),
185 & 200 Both run well,
start 1st pull $1000 will sep.
(772)873-1363
HONDA FOREMAN 450- '04,
ES, 4x4, Good condition.
$4500. or best offer.
(863)673-6088
POLARIS 300 '94- 4x4 4
wheeler, $800 needs pull
cord (863)634-5402
YAMAHA RAPTOR 2u03,
80..r. MinI cond. $1499
1_863H467-504 3


TRAVEL TRAILER 33ft Impa-
la, 1983, needs some work.
$1850 (401)625-5223 in
Okeechoee

Need a few more bucks to
purchase something
deep? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sel your used Items In
the classifelds.


Automobiles

U111117 -- :

Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 40404
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070


BUICK SKYLARK CUSTOM-
'95, 2 dr, New tires Nice in-
side & out. Well maintained.
$1500. firm (863)214-1286
CHEVY CAVALIER- '96 4 dr,
86K, Auto. A/C, Orig. owner.
Good cond. $2500.
(863)612-1648
CHRYSLER INTREPID 2000,
AC, auto, new brakes, $2000
or best offer (810)625-4270
CHRYSLER TOWN & COUN-
TRY '98, 62K mls. Good con-
dition. 1 Owner. Book=$6850
Asking $5800.863-467-1301
FORD TAURUS WAGON- '89,
Good running car. $400.
(863)675-1907
GRAND MARQUIS '95- AC,
good tires, 120K, windshield
cracked, have new one. runs
great $2000 (863)763-2730
HONDA CIVIC 1992, 4 Dr., 5
spd. manual. Good condi-
tion. NA/C. Runs great. $2000
or best offer. (863)357-2891
SATURN STATION WAGON-
'96, SW2, Good cond. Look
excellent. Great gas mi.
$1600. (863)228-2185


AUTO WANTED:
Looking to buy Antique Car/
Convertible / Truck. Please call
(954)561-2776



BRONCO II '89 perfect en-
gine, rebuilt trans, 0 miles,
needs paint but no rust, $1750
firm. (863)805-8789
CHEVY BLAZER K5-'93, Auto,
4x4, A/C, New CD player,
Runs great. $5000.
(772)360-5068
FORD F150 1986- Made for
Offroad! 300, w/30/12V2/15's
& extra set of tires & rims
$1200 neg. (863)673-5995


GOLF CART- 1987 Gas Yama-
ha G1, 2 cycle, needs minor
elec work. Asking $400
(863)697-3865 _L


ENGINE, 3208 Caterpillar,
Like new. (Ran in truck for
only 20 min.) $2500.
863-612-0657
Glasstek Topper, w/sliding
glass window on front and
sides fits, 8ft bed on Ford
truck $300 (863)697-8906
GMC 12 ton, 1974, short bed,
good cond, no engine or
trans. Can supply $1500
neg. (772)519-3979
PULL ENGINE, good shape,
$60. (239)657-4348


FEMA launches



online web site


WASHINGTON, DC After
months of work and customer
input, the Department of Home-
land Security's Federal Emer-
gency Management Agency
(FEMA) launched its new Web
site today at www.fema.gov. The
iew, customer-friendly design of
FEMA.gov offers direct links to
disaster planning, assistance,
recovery and rebuilding infor-
mation from the home page.
Seven primary audiences -
individuals, emergency person-
nel, business and professional,
institutions, government, news
media and kids'- have home
page links directly to relevant
FEMAp ,ic'.ams and information
to help visitors quickly locate
information.
By reorganizing content and
streamlining the home page lay-
out, visitors will be able to better
navigate the site and quickly find.
the information they are seeking.
The new site also puts informa-
tion about programs like train-
ing, preparation and mitigation
fewer clicks away from the
home page.
FEMA conducted a year-long
study of the website and is
irnplementing recommenda-
tions from both disaster victims
and disaster response and recov-
ery. specialists. The improve-
ments came through a seven-
step process that included a
variety of survey methods, goal
definition, usability testing, inter-
nal training, content manage-
ment reviews, new architecture
and streamlining the pages. In
addition to the new design,
FEMA has added an improved
search engine capability and
content management system to
ensure content is current and


easy to find.
"Our web site served us well,
during last year's hurricane sea-
son, but we found a number of
areas we could improve in time
for the 2006 season," said R.
David Paulison, Acting Director
for FEMA. "Our goal was to
make FEMA.gov.more
accessible and customer-ori-
ented to enhance our ability to
assist disaster victims."
A FEMA website record 14
million visits were logged on the
website in the month following
Hurricane Katrina's landfall on
the Gulf Coast in August 2005.
For five straight weeks, more
,than half a million individuals
per week applied for disaster
assistance or checked the status
of their assistance application
through FEMA.gov. FEMA added
an online registration capability
in 2004, and the online individ-
ual assistance center in 2005.
The new look and feel of the
site including pages, colors and
layouts was developed by 'the
Department of Homeland Secu-
rity and will be adopted by other
DHS agencies as a standard for-
mat in the future.
The redesigned FEMA.gov
site meets the president's direc-
tive to use electronic media bet-
ter to provide citizens with time-
ly, accurate and consistent
information about government
services and operations. It also
supports Homeland Security
Secretary Michael Chertoff's
directive to improve customer
service and ensure timely and
accurate information during an
emergency.
For additional information on
FEMA.gov contact the FEMA
News Desk at (202) 646-4600.


SB 2290 will help protect seniors


TALLAHASSEE Florida sen-
iors who purchase long-term and
home health care insurance now
have protection from sudden rate
hikes and arbitrary claim denials,
thanks to a bill passes unani-
mously by the Senate Health Care
Committee.
The legislation, SB 2290 by
Sen. Mike Fasano, would extend
the same protections to seniors
that Tom Gallagher, State Insur-
ance Commissioner, obtained
during the 2003 legislative session


for consumers \\ho purchased
health insurance from out-of-
state group insurers. Specifically,
the bill would protect policyhold-
ers from the practice of insurers
that close blocks of coverage to
avoid spreading the risk among a
pool of insured seniors and then
hike rates on the smaller, block.
"Seniors who responsibly pur-
chase coverage to prepare for
potential illnesses in future years
should be protected from exorbi-
tant rate increases and arbitrary


daim denials, especially at a time
when they need their c0o erage the
most," said Mr. Gallagher, who
successfully obtained protectionis
for consumers henri purchasing
health insurance during the 2003
legislative session. "I applaud state
lawmakers for approving this
important legislation for Florida
seniors and their families."
SB 2290 now heads to the Sen-
ate General Government Appro-
priations Committee. Its House
companion is HB 1349.


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