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Thursday, July 27,2006 Vol. 92 No. 6 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents
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The next Regular City
Council Meeting will be held
Monday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m.
The City would like to
announce, the Regular City
Council Public Meetings for
July, August and September
will be held the second and
fourth Monday of the month.
Frostproof City Hall is locat-
ed at 111 First Street. For more
information call 635-7855.
The Frostproof Art Gallery
is looking for volunteers to
work at the gallery. The
Gallery's hours of operations
are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday
S through FridaN. Please call the
Frostproof Art Gallery at 635,
The First United Methodist
Child Care Center of Frost-
proof is now taking 'applica-
tions for the 2006-2007. Volun-
:. tary Pre-School class.
Applications can be picked up
S in the Child Care Office at 150
DeVane Street between 6:30
a.m. 6:30 p.m. Monday Fri-
day. VPK is for all children age
4 by September 1; 2006. It is a-
state funded program. For
more information call Stacy at
to City Hall
The Frostproof Rotary Club
will now meet every Thursday.
at noon in the second floor
conference room of Frost-
-; proof City Hall located at 111
First Street. If you would like to
become a member of the:
Rotary or be a guest speaker
S' contact Bea Reifeis at 863-635-
2523. Please lend a hand to
your communih and through-
out the world!
The Frostproof Art League
is looking for fine crafters who
%would like to join the Art
League to display and sell
their items in the gallery.
They want to expand their
variety of art to include pot-
S.tery, stained glass, hand craft-
ed wood items, hand painted
items, fabric art and so on. .
If you are interested in
becoming a member of the
Frostproof Art League and
Gallery, please stop by during
S gallery hours or call 635-7271
S'for more information.
Classifieds ...............5, &
SeePage 2 for information about
S how to contact the newspaper.
SCommunity Links. Individual Voices.
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Townhouse plans considered
By Cindy Monk
UrbanCore Development is
hopeful the city will approve their
plan to build a six unit town-
house condominium on the
property located on the northeast
corner of First and Oak Street.
UrbanCore is requesting the
property to be rezoned by the
City's Planning Board. If the
rezoning passes, they will apply
for a variance.
UrbanCore/Orange Bend rep-
resentative and spokesperson
Carl Cheatham expressed con-
cern over the lack of adequate
posting of scheduled Public Plan-
ning Meetings. He said he had
almost missed last Monday's
meeting because of this.
The city and Mr. Cheatham
would be looking into handicap
laws regarding parking and
access pertaining to townhouses.
Local resident Henry Smith
said he opposes the townhouses
being built in this location. He
said he felt it wasn't the best loca-
tion for that type of housing and,
feels the city would be making a
mistake by allowing them to be
Councilmember Kay Hutzel-
man said she had traffic con-
cerns since the Elementary
school is so close to the pro-
posed site. Councilmember
Larry Sullivan said he was doubt-
ful that a six unit townhouse with
a 12 space parking lot would cre-
ate a large increase in traffic.
Councilmember' Mike Denby
said he didn't have a problem
with the townhouses being built
in Frostproof. He went on to say
didn't think that was the best
Estelle Sullivan stepped up to
the podium and stated Frostproof
is "behind the times" and
because of this there would be
growing pains. She also said
housing development is desper-
ately needed in Frostproof.
Will budget cuts
By Cindy Monk
The Frostproof City Council
is in search of ways to save
money. According to the coun-
cil they've been contacted by
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd
with an offer to provide Frost-
proof City limits with deputy
service. The council said that
the city could save anywhere
from a quarter of a million to as
much as 375,000 dollars by
allowing the PCSO to provide
service hours. The council.
agreed to contact Sheriff Judd
and invite him to attend a Pub-
This topic raised a lot of
questions from residents
attending the Regular City
Council Meeting held July 24.,
Residents spoke out concern-
ing their willingness to be
annexed into the city limits for
the benefit of being provided
with timely ,police response.
Some citizens living outside the
city limits attending Monday's
meeting said the usual
response time from the PCSO is
45 minutes to an hour if you're
Several residents expressed
enjoying the' peace of mind
knowing if you call the FPPD,
the response is anywhere from
two to ten minutes. Concerns
rose over the amount of cover-
age hours and .manpower the
city limits would receive, if the
council decided- to allow the
PCSO to add Frostproof to the
co ur ni 's coverage area.
By Cindy Monk
Frostproof City Planner
Doug Leonard directed the
Chamber of Commerce Eco-
nomic Development Com-
mittee Visioning Meeting
held July 21 and 23. Approxi-
mately 60 local residents as
well as business owners
attended Thursday evenings'
meeting and Saturday's
meeting reported approxi-'
mately 20 in attendance..
Mr. Leonard emphasized
the importance of having a
vision as well as designing a
plan and putting it in place
for the future growth of Frost-
proof. In order to achieve
what would- be in-'the best
interest of Frostproof, input is
needed from the community
as well as the city, council and
the ED. -
Several ideas were vocal-
See Visioning -Page 2
Frostproot News/cindy MOnK
Frostproof City Planner
Doug Leonard guided the
Visioning Meetings held
July 21 and 23 at The
Frosiproof News'Cindy Monk
June Felt played the piano, entertaining guests as they ate
dinner at the Visioning Meeting held Thursday, July 21.
I-rostproot INews/inmay MOmnK
June Felt appears to be in a deep conversation with newly
hired Frostproof City Manager Edward Sparks at the
Visioning Meeting held July21. -
FMSHS Varsity Lady Bull-.
dogs Softball Head Coach Julie
Mulder and Assistant Coach
Christy Smith accepted the
position to coach the girl's var-
sity volleyball team.
Coach Mulder said "I'm
excited and I know Christy is
too" she went on to. say "I'm
really looking forward to
coaching the volleyball team."
There gymnasium at FMSHS
will be open Monday, July 31
through Friday, Aug. 4 from 3- 5
p.m. for any girl '(grade 6 thru
12) interested in playing volley-
ball. Tryouts will begin the first'
week of school and all athletes
ard required to have proof of
insurance and a physical. For
more information call 635-
Ready your boat for storm season
By Midde Anderson
University of Florida
GAINESVILLE Boat own-
ers should prepare for a hurri-
cane now, not when a storm is'
bearing down on them, a Univer-
sity of Florida Sea Grant specialist
Bob Wasno, based in Fort
Myers with the UF-affiliated
coastal research and education
program, reminds boat -owners
that preparation is imperative and
procrastination can be danger-
"Each and every boat is going
to be a little different," he said.
'"And there's a whole checklist of
things that need to be done."
First on that list: Decide where
to put your boat when a storm is
on the way. '
Boats that are stored ashore
are much more likely to escape
damage than those stored in the
water, officials say.
"It's not necessarily the safest
place when you're in a, marina
with 50 other boats. Chances are
that one of them is not going to
be tied down right," he said.
"And just one loose boat can
damage many others," Wasno
If your boat is on land, the best
place is inside a garage. If that's
not feasible, parking the boat and
trailer away from trees but close
to a building is a good bet.
Let some air out of the trailer
tires and block the wheels so it
woh't roll. Wooden. blocks
should be placed between the
trailer's frame and springs, and
the boat filled rno more than
halfwaywith water. Then lash the
boat to the ground at all four cor-
For boats kept at a marina,.
preparations are even trickier.
That's why Leif Lustig, dock-
master at the Fort Myers Yacht
Basin, says he and his staff begin
reminding their patrons many
of them people who live on their
boats early in the season to start
Though procrastination is
human, Lustig says they do their
best to counter it.
"I think that's pretty much the
way people think. But I think
we've got 'it a little more in their
minds to get ready here," he said.
"And if we can keep anybody's
insurance premiums down, the
better offwe all are."
One of the most important
things boat owners forget is to
have duplicate copies of owner-
ship paperwork, such as the
boat's registration, stored some-
place other than on the boat,
where it can easily be damaged,
"Mail it to your mother in Pad-
ucah, I don't .care, just have it
someplace olf the boat," hesaid.
Among their other recom-
Remove any gear, such as
canvas tops, that can act as a sail.
Anything on deck that can't
be removed, such as chairs, cush-
ions or grills, should be lashed.
Dock lines should be dou-
bled, at a minimum, and should
be as long as possible to accom-
modate storm surge.
You'll need chafing gear at
all rub points. There are ready-
made types of chafe protection,
or garden hose is another option.
In a pinch, using duct tape to bind
heavy canvas or denim to the
lines can work.
Make sure bilge pumps
If the boat is in a slip,. it's
best to tie it so that it's in the mid-
dle, rather than close to the dock,
to keep the boat from banging
into the dock.
When the boat is secure
and the storm is imminent, head
for higher ground. Trying to ride
out a storm on a boat is a terrible
If you're a part-time resi-
dent, make sure there is a perma-
nent resident who can act as your
Special to INI/UF/IFAS
Florida Sea Grant agent Bob Wasno demonstrates proper
boat-tying technique at the Fort Myers Yacht Basin last
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The Frostproof News, Thursday, July 27, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. Con-
gressman Mark Foley (R-FL), Co-
chairman of the Missing and
Exploited Children Caucus,
applauded Senate passage last
week of legislation he authored
and introduced overhauling our
nation's sex offender registration
and notification laws.
"For too long our nation has
tracked library books better than
it has sex offenders. That day is
coming to an end," said Foley.
"Senator Hatch and Leader Frist
have been resolute in keeping this
legislation on track. We are clos-
ing loopholes that sex offenders
and pedophiles have used to prey
Included in the legislation are
provisions Foley authored and
introduced last year. Highlights of
the Foley Provisions in H.R. 4472,
the Adam Walsh Child Protection
and Safety Act of 2006 include the
The bill creates new, tougher
registration requirements for sex
It expands existing offenses
against children: The bill adds,
among other things, the "use of
the Internet to facilitate or commit
a crime against a minor" as one
that will trigger registration.
For the first time, the sex
offender law will cover "federally
recognized tribal lands."
WEST PALM BEACH With
back-to-school shopping on the
horizon this month, Consumer
Credit Counseling Service of Palm
Beach County and the Treasure
Coast (CCCS) recommends that
consumers develop a manage-
able budget plan to cut costs
when preparing children and col-
lege students for a new school
"Today's students often need
more sophisticated supplies than
their parents needed," said Jessi-
ca Cecere, president of CCCS.
"The demands of their academic
programs may require personal
computers, calculators and
expensive lab fees. Without care-
ful planning, families may be
forced to choose between their
child's educational needs- and
household bills. Back-to-school
sales, thrift stores and recycling
S last year's clothing and supplies
are all supplements to; the most
important step a family can take:'
Consumer Credit Counseling
. Service, a non-profit organization
serving consumers in Palm Beach
'County and on the Treasure
Coast, offers free confidential
budget counseling, including an
analysis of a farhily's financial sit-
uation and a forum to ask ques-
tions and resolve debt issues. A
certified credit counselor can dis-
cuss income, debt, assets and lia-
bilities and help the family devel-
op a plan to manage finances.
For back-to-school, families
should consider the following
Summertime means heat, and
with it comes the deluge of
insects that thrive in warmer
weather. A fly swatter and insect
repellant may be the weapons of
choice for humans, but: animals
need something more to keep
the threat of insects at bay. ,
"Fleas, ticks and mosquitoes
are the three most threatening
insects to all pets in :Texas,
whether the pets are strictly
indoor, outdoor or both," says
Patty Hug, a registered veterinary
techniciari at the College of Vet-
erinary Medicine & Biomedical
Sciences at Texas A&M Universi-
Fire ants and bees also endan-'
ger pets, Ms. Hug says, but when'
it comes to deciphering which
insect transmits which disease'
and how it can be prevented, a
pet owner can get lost. A list of
Mosquitoes transmit heart-
worms. When a female mosqui-
to bites an animal, it injects lar-
vae that potentially develop into
that live inside the heart.
Fleas cause tapeworms.
When a pet uses its teeth to
relieve the itch from, fleas, the
animal ingests the fleas. When
the fleas are digested, they cause
tapeworms that feed on the
- intestinal walls of the animal,
causing anemia. These long, flat
parasites exit through the feces,
looking like moving rice grains.
Fleas are not normally life-threat-.
ening, but they can be if left
untreated, especially with young
Ticks transmit Lyme dis-
ty legislation passes
A sex offender will have to his employer and school will not *I
register prior to release from be listed on the website. eral,
prison or supervised release. Cur- The legislation establishes a Offer
rent law requires registration after demonstration program requiring send
release. sex offenders to wear tracking notifi
New registration rules devices for the duration of their intend
require that a sex offender regis- supervised release. states
ter, in person, in every state where It requires an individual to notifi
they intend to reside, work or go notify police when they enroll or state-
to school. attend (current law is just attend) to rel
An offender must report, in high schools, vocational/technical *
person, to an appropriate official institutions or higher education upda
within their state to periodically institutions. federal
update their registration (Tier I The law requires the state, years
every year; Tier II every six not local jurisdictions, to maintain *
months; Tier III every three a state-wide registry. State
months). An offender. must also Each state will be required to estab
report, in person, to an appropri- maintain a multi-field, searchable states
ate official within three days (not sex offender website which will ing tl
10 days under current law) if they be developed and paid for by the would
change their address, where they U.S. Department of Justice.
work or go to school. The bill requires that states vice
The duration to register for a adopt felony criminal penalties office
Tier I offender increases from 10 for offenders who fail to comply offen
years to 15; 25 years for a Tier II; with this Act. s
and the life of the offender if they It requires states to proac- '*
are Tier III. tively inform, among others, the (Sex
In addition to what they U.S. Attorney General, law toring
must provide, offenders will also enforcement, Social Service enti- and 1
need to supply their: Social Secu- ties and the public at large (for at the
rity number; name and address those who wish to receive the to ac
where the offender goes to school information) of any offender who Regis
and lives; fingerprints and palm registers or of any update to the and p
prints; photograph (which is registry. child]
taken during their periodic regis- It authorizes the National *
tration); DNA sample; and crimi- Sex Offender Registry and the Dru ment
nal history. The offenders Social Sjodin National Sex Offender Pub- missi
Security number and the name of lic Website. .hours
cost-saving tips: excess or returned inventory piles office supply stores are offering
Take advantage of sales tax up each year. American retailers good online prices for school sup-
holidays In Florida, parents can and manufacturers realize they plies. Look for free or inexpensive
enjoy tax-free shopping for many can recoup some of their costs by delivery.
school supplies. From July 22 selling these products at a dis- *Paywith cash, if possible Set
through July 30, shoppers will not count to consumers. Simply a spending amount and stick with
pay sales tax on the following inquire to a store manager about it. Pay with cash when possible
back to school items: Clothing the availability of these items for and leave the checkbook and
and related items with a sales purchase. credit cards at home to avoid
price of $50 or less, books with a Invest in smart plastics! temptations for unplanned and
sales price of $50 or less, and Instead of paying for cell phone unnecessary purchases. If short
school supplies with a sales price plans, consider phone cards. on cash, some stores still offer
of $10 or less. This can help your Also, consider pre-paid credit consumers layaway plans for
back to school budget go a little cards that allow an increase in time needed to save up for pur-
further. credit limits as often as needed. chases.
Take inventory Begin with a Instead of paying for a car and e Use credit wisely If using
list of alli back-to-school needs insurance for college students far credit is absolutely necessary,
and expenses including supplies; from home, it may be smart to then limit purchases to items that
equipment, clothing, and fees for establish a frequent flyer inem- can be paid off in 90 days or less.
sports, music and science labs. bership so they can earn points Use a credit card with the lowest
Next, check around the house for for traveling home. interest rate. Consumers should
what the family already owns. 0 Eat wisely on campus Gen- always remember that using a
Last year's book bag and supplies rally, it is both cheaper and credit card is like taking out a
may be just what is needed to healthier to pack a lunch than to short-term loan. If care is not
start the new school year. Most eat at school food counters and taken to minimize charges and
students will not need entirely off-campus fast-food restaurants. make payments on time, this
new wardrobes Clothes, shoes Deli wraps, cold cuts, cheese and short-term loan could become a
and coats-are recyclable and can veggie snack trays, and salads long-termn financial and credit dis-
look like new outfits with inex- with grilled meat are easy to make aster.
pensive accessories. Well-main- and will keep in lockers or cars for Prepare for next year Start
stained musical instruments and a few hours. Consider investing in budgeting now for next Near Set
sports equipment are consider- a food dehydrator to make fruit aside money that is designated for
ably less expensive than new chips,fruit rollupsandbeefjerky. back-to-school shopping. This
ones. Comparison shop Sunday way, the family will not be over-
*Buy demos and display prod- circulars and direct-mail coupons whelmed by unexpected costs
ucts For big-ticket items like com- provide great updates on sales of that could lead to a financial cri-
puters, accessories and other trusted, name-brand items. Pay sis.
equipment, a store's display mer- particular attention to sales expi- Ifback-to-school expenses are
chandise, with small cosmetic ration dates. If an item is not driving the family budget into- a
blemishes offer great consumer already on the shopping list ofI deficit, CCCS can help. Contact
savings and often come with war- necessities, don't buy it, even if it CCCS at 800-330-CCCS or
ranties.: According to The New is a great deal. .www.cccsinc.org or www.ccc-
York Times, almost $80 billion of Shop online Several national, senespanol.org.
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ease. Ticks are common in heav-
ily wooded areas and can easily
hitch a ride on an animal's coat.
Ms. Hug says that most pets in
these areas are at risk of getting
deer ticks. These insects cause
Lyme disease, and the side
effects in pets are similar to those
in humans, Hug says.
Bees, wasps and fire ants
just plain hurt. Pets can be stung'
just like humans, and they have
"A dog can have anything
from a very mild, localized reac-
,tion, like most people get, all the
%\\ay to an anaphylactic reaction-
it is relatively rare, but it's there,"
says Lori Atkins, also a registered
\eterinary technician at the Col-
lege of Veterinary Medicine &
Biomedical' Siences at Texas
Older or debilitated pets are
also at risk because they cannot
move quickly when insects pose
"They lay down in an anthill,
then they start getting bit and
can't get away in ;time," Ms,
To prevent insects from caus-
ing harm to an animal compan-
ion, Ms. Hug advises taking sev-
"The number one thing a pet
owner can do for a pet is to take
it to the veterinarian every year,"
says Ms. Hug, "and the second
best thing is to test canine pets
Asking the veterinarian to
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place the pet ori heartworm, flea
and tick preventatives is another
important step, Ms. Hug adds.
Several products are available,
such as. the tablet, topical treat-
ment or chewable beef cube for
heartworm prevention. For fleas,
treatment comes in the topical
and tablet form, and for ticks,
topical prevention is most com-
"The veterinarian is knowl-
edgeable about which preventa-
tive works in a specific area,
which preventative is more
accepted by pets, and which pre-
It requires the Attorney Gen-
through the National Sex
ider Registry (NSOR), to
out an immediate electronic
cation of a sex offender's
t to move to a new domicile
once the Attorney General is
ed by the current domiciliary
of the sex offender's intent
It makes failing to register or
ting registry information a
al felony punishable up to 10
It requires the Secretary of
and Homeland Security to
blish a system for informing'
s about sex offenders enter-
he U.S. from overseas who
d be required to register.
It gives the U.S. Marshall Ser-
authority to apprehend sex
ders who violate the provi-
in this act.
The bill establishes SMART
Offender Sentencing, Moni-
g, Apprehending, Registering
racking) Office, a new office
e U.S. Department of Justice
Minister the Sex Offender
stration and Notification Act
programs designed to protect
It requires that law enforce-
t:must update the NCIC of a
ing child report within two
s of receipt.
tentative owners are most likely.
to be compliant with," Hug says.
"Switching from one preven-
tative to another is not recom-
mended at all. In this process, a
missed dose or application can
potentially put the pet at risk. Ms.
.Hug adds that it is also important
to treat the house and yard with
child- arid pet-safe insecticides
"Insects proliferate at an
alarming rate, and if left uncon-
trolled, they can be very harmful
to pets and humans," Ms. Hug
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ized which included improving
water quality, implement a hous-
ing improvement program, open
specialty shops downtown, lake-
front dining with a Marina, build
affordable housing, build a com-
munity pool, control Impact fees,
and crack down on strict code
If you would like more infor-
mation regarding the Visioning
Meetings please contact the
Frostproof Area Chamber of
Commerce (635-9112) City of
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.The Mid-Florida Medical Services
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era pop legends, The Swingin' Medallions
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The. annual fund-raising event has raised in
recent years 'hundreds of thousands of
dollars to support the Foundation's various
health care initiatives.
"The Gala gets better every year. The
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Straughn, Foundation' Chairman. "At the
same time, it's -a chance to celebrate the
successes .'of the' Hospital and the
Foundation, and tio 01 the community our
plans for the, future- It's a. fun night t.o
bbsem the community-wide effort that
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The Swingin'Medallions became famous in
1966 with the release of their multi-million-
record seller, "Double Shot of My Baby's
Love," %-,,hich remiins the signature. song of
the Proup today. Rock star- Bruce
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greatest fraternity bit song of dll time."
The SwIn2in' MedAwrW popularity today,
"according to one critic, "stems from. the
catchy, make-you-want-to-dance feeling
that radiates throughout the band's rhythm-
and-blues', beach-music sound."
The Tams gained fame in the '60s -Aith hits
such'as "What Kind of Fool and "Be
Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy." The band's
name is taken from the fact that all of the
band members wear Tam 9Shanter hats on
Larry Tucker, gala committee member and
Foundation Trustee, said that although
several organizations in east Polk and
Highlands counties already have made
sponsorship commitments to the Gala, a
number of additional opportunities remain.
'The Gala is east Polk County's biggest
fund-raising event," Tucker said. "And so
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Church of Christ
40 West "A' Street Frostproof,
Services are Sunday School 10
a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. and
Wednesday Evening Bible Study
at 7 p.m. For more information
Family Life Church
Family Life Church meets at
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Frostproof Church of God
Rex E. Daniels-Pastor
Frostproof Church of God, 104
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Church of God By Faith
The Kidz Korner, a Children's
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Kindergarten through grade 5 to a
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Play Off- compete with your
friends in many different age spe-
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Cool Off- with water activi-
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Reverend Anderson, Jr.
Church Of God By Faith, 208
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Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Wor-
ship Service 11 a.m., Sunday
Evening service 7:30 p.m.,
Wednesday Evening Bible study
7:30 p.m. For more information
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
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church of Frost-
proof, 96 West B Street-offers a
Contemporary Celebration Ser-
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Traditional Worship Service at
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This fun event is free. Pre-regis-
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Contact Diane Cannon, Chil-
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able for both services. Sunday
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day evening Bible Study 6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Children and
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First Christian Church
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day Evening Bible Study 6 p.m.
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First Christian Church
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First Christian Church of Bab-
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our op- DUNDEE CENTER:
today. LPN with valid FL License.
Patient Care Team Asst.
ST Experience working in a
SOSTAL health care setting, data
/yr Avg entry, medical records. Self-
services starter, good interpersonal
a for the skills, bilingual-read & speak
m, Find Spanish a plus.
tion... FROSTPROOF CENTER:-
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Schedule patients specialty
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ng. Fix rals.Rotatetoothercenters
etc. Ex- as needed.
ugh ca- Monday Friday, rotating
oe/me- Saturdays 7:30 am-12 noon.
Comp. salary, excellent
benefits, pension plan. Cor-
poration pays for LTD & Life
job 1 rInsurance. Send Resume to:
stimv CFHC, 950 CR 17A West,
o Avon Park, FL 33825, FL 33825, Fax #
a ca1- (863)452-3011, EOE/DFW.
Love Books? Need profession-
al for sales opportunity,
Home office required.
Air Conditioners 505
Grab a bargain from your Antiques 510
neighbor's garage, Appliances 515
attic, basement or cln- Appliance Parts 520
at In today's classified. Beauty Supplies 525
Financial Bicycles 530
Books & Magaz;nes535
Business Equipment 545
g Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Business Clothing 565
Opportunities 305 Coins/Stamps 570
Money Lenders 310 Collectibles 575
Tax Preparation 315 Computer/Video 580
Cruises .- 5.90
Drapes, Unens & Febrlcs 595
SFireplace Fixtyq 600
'p3 Firewood r605
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do Furs 615
you earn $800/day? 30 Ma- Health & Reducing
chines, Free Candy All for Equipment 620
$9,995. 888)629-9968 Heating Equipment,
B02000033 CALL US We Supplies 625
will not be undersold! Household Items 630
Do you make 9K-14K per Jewelry 635
week? I do and have proof of Lamps/Lights 640
it! A financial Miracle, need Luggage 645
computer.& small invest- Medical Items 650
meant. Learn More: Miscellaneous 655
1888)792-5098. Mw.e- Musical Instruments 660
weaithpian.com Office Supplies/
S. Equipment 665
Earn $367.97 per day with Pets/Supplies/
'your own business. No B.S. Services 670
o boss. Just partners. Free Photography 675
training. www.wahdream- Plumbing Supplies 680
team.com Pools & Supplies 685
LOCAL VENDING ROUTE: Equipment 690
,Snack & Soda, Full-Line,.All Satellite 695
Brands. Great equipment & Sewing Machines 700
support. Financing available Sporting Goods 705
w/$6K down. Tom: Stereo Equipment 710
(9 54) 9 7 1 -9 3 0 1, Television/Radio 715
B0#2002-037.. Tickets 720
NOTICE Toys & Games 730
Independent Newspapers will VCRs 735
never accept any advertise- Wanted to Buy 740
ment that is illegal or con-
sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
ue, such as promisesof
guaranteed Income from s I
work-at-home programs if
it sounds too good to be A/C WINDOW/WALL UNIT,
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will do our best to alert our OVEN- 2 in 1, microwave/con-
readerof thesecharges in, section, brand new $100
the ads, but occasionally (8ct 7 brad new $1
we may not be aware of the (863)467-7017
charges. Therefore, if you REFRIGERATOR- With ice
calla numberoutofyour maker, Good condition.:
area, use caution. $100. (239)826-5226
WHIRLPOOL WASHER &
inaca DRYER Excellent condition.
5.2% Guaranteed 5 Years NO (863)697-6618 ff
TAXES A-RATED SAFE CAPI-
TAL GROUP (800)692-6893.
BICYCLES, (3), 26", 2 wom-
Sen's, 1 multi speed, 1 single,
Services 1 men's, 2 spd., $75 neg.
will sell sep. (863)635-0772
One man's trash Is anoth-
er man's treasure. Turn
your trash to treasure
with an ad In the classl-
Ad CdrOffered415 fields.
Instruction 420 l
Services Offered 425 S h
inauranea : 430
Me(icaIlro 435s Arch Steel Buildings, Hurri-
cane Rated! FEMA grade.
esWidths of 25, 30, 40 & 50.
.SteelMaster Buildings, fac-
tory directly Call
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS (800)341-7007. www.Steel-
children, etc. Only one sig- MasterUSA.com.
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays SHED, Aluminum, Quasi Hut,
(800)462-2000, ext.600. 40x45. Paid $6000, asking
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, $3000 (863)357-2795
LLC. Established 1977, pennvlouistratonet
SOFA, LOVESEAT & CHAIR-
ELITE'COMPOSED ROOFING dark Multi colored, like new,.
PANELS. NPiw 4'W v?8"L, $550(863)824-8749
l" ,,ruli .20000 h r all t t
iw iiii .p P. iral SOFAS, (2), Lane, leather,
.iii ..i.p7i,.11,6.501 w/end recliners, snack tray &
METAL DOORS- ,'. .JriweId & storage drawer,' burgundy,
1 liberQlas, Qjre dioor Ex- $800 (863)467-1897
ier ,ordltrio. $5 Will UTILITY CART- drop leaf, tile
Sejardile,863163-13, top with 2 stools, $75
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ (863)467-7017
Buy Dirrct From Manulactur-
er 20 ,lutrs in slorC, with all MR mI-I.
At :Ousir.,es Duchk lurn
rouno,: Deiiv-vrv Aviilable COLT 38, Special 4" police
Toil Fe,. o iic-.i93 0.J35J piiiime Biued Stag Horn
PAINT- (8)1 gal conrtaners, b. 0l0 or trade
Dirteinit C)oios. pirierioo La-: t2)6188?2
*l. $'.25 ir 3ll will sell e0- RIFLE AMMO- Win. 30 30
jraie ~30i63i' -20:.72 Win 20 rnd bo, $7. Pioneer
SLIDING GLASS DOORS, Aea Ask 4 Ross
usea. H0.~80 w/lrarri, good (863)983-8661.
corr-aiiln l .1 00 SAVAGE& Model 110,7tmm
m863j'3b7625aatTr 6ipmi Magnum RIle w.'Rediieldl 4..12
M scope. Both in perfect cond.
EI $w/case. $475 (863)697-31751
CAROUSEL HORSE- Appr. B ca I s
30 vrs ld S Dni iAr D S J by jdn- -
isi $100 863)E'34 '.).14 LIFT CHAIR- Good condition.
DOLL HOUSE- '1974 Wil- $350. (863)801-4949
in.iithurg] 3 *lory A(cesso- MEDICAL SCOOTER- Electric,
r : in:luacd '. 0 rCharger & spare. Cost
(8631234A 9747 $2500. Asking $150.
ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR (863)234-1700
COLLECTION: Appro. 4-14 yrs. MOBILITY CHAIR- Jazzy, ex-
Old R.re iierm $600 aji or c' er ilte condition, $750 neg.
best one r 863824-3358 (863)675-6630 LaBelle
FOOTBALL/BASEBALL CARDS WHEELCHAIR- Padded with
13-400). Rijinr & Comic late extra seat cushion. Excellent
80s eadrdjy 90. E,'. cornd $400 condition. $125.
or beit uhern" 863-763-8943 (863)357-8788
PRECIOUS MOMENTS I H
Collection 1t6 pieces some
Older nri or i.e.i $200 or AVON, 58 older pcs.,. mostly
ue bed, vae 863-265-o)353 full, most all in boxes, $50
& for all. (863)357-6113 Buck-
BUN liE 05 headwRidgeArea.d
CELL PHONE- Nokia #3595.
COMPUTER- Del Dimension car.& home chargers, headset
4700, P4 530 03 0GHZ) -&;user guide. Exc cond, $30.
5itMB.80GB, coiNplaei, pkg (863)763-6342 6- .
$5sO| 0631-67-58.7 GATSBY WHIRLPOOL TUB-
SCANNER- UMAX Astra Rectangular, seats 4. Kept in-
1220S, All hardware. Extra side, great condition. W/Cover.
software, Win. 98, $25. 12000 (8631843-0913
(863)675-4970 Lv. msg. GLASS DISPLAY CASES- (4)
, s .'With Ii'ght, L48" x H36'x
D24", $100 for all will sell
COMFORTERS- for twin or PROPANE TANKS, (2), 100
queen beds, variety of colors lb. $50 will Sell separately.
& designs, $75 for all or will ( l8631357-21130655
W1sell sep,(863)467-8723. Is -
BUNK BED SET- solid wood, ODE BANJO- made by Gretcn,
Loft, like new, 5 dr dresser, 140 (239)657-4581
,3 dr 'desk, $350 ORGAN- Yamaha with stand.
(305)333-1389 Clewiston .$25. (863)357-1929 .
CHINA CABINET, S61id wood, f
2 pc. w/5 shelves. Hand
Made. Must see! $500 4
(863)763-8943 : BANTAM CHICKENS
COFFE & END TA Old English. (5) $25 for all, will
COFFEE & END TABLE, sell separate, 863-7634638
Matching, brown iron frames
w/glass tops.'Very expensive. BIRD CAGE,, large,.heavy duty,
$250 (863)532-0079 Okee 80"hx42"wx3O"d, 3805.
S (863)763-3.451 "
COMPUTER TABLE wood,
large, lots of storage. Good CHOW CHOW PUPPIES, 3
cond. $30. (863)697-6618 available, parents on premis-
es, full blooded, 1st shots,
COUCH $150 (863)467-8206
Dk. Purple, exc. cond. $100. ,
239-826-0399 DOG CRATE, 30W, 32"H;
481L. "GREAT CRATE'
DINING RM'SET, Table, 6 #6000. Like new. $75
hairs, China cabinet. Excel- (863)675-0627
lent condition. $500,
(863)357-1867 JACK RUSSEL- female, lyr
did, ol, all shots, spayed, needs
DINING TABLE custom made room to run, $75
w/glass top, nice cond. Cost (863)697-8731
$1150 new, sacrifice for
$150. (561)633-1371. JACK RUSSELL TERRIER
5PUPS, AKC, 2 left, 1. male, 1
DINING TABLE- glass top, female. $350ea 863-634-4076
pedestal base, 4 upholstered icnnn
chairs $65 (863)357-3639 KENNEL,, American Kennel,
chairs $65 (863)35 5xl0', paid $280, asking
GIRLS BEDROOM SET, Desk, $150 or best offer.
Iresser, armoire, mirror, twin (863)357-1560
lead & foot board. $400 MNC AUR -Pp
(239)691-6368 R. Myers MIN-SCHNAUZER, Salt-Pep-
9)91 t. Myers per male, AKC reg., Health
HEAD BOARD, King size, dark papers included. $500.
wood. $50 (863)357-1929 (863)763-4052 or 634-8691
SECTIONAL- black, with 2 re- Oceanic Aquarium, 200 gal-
dcliners, great condition, sell Ion, w/8 filtration systems,
for $400. Moving must sell oak'base cabinet w/6 doors,
(863)697-8881 $1200. (239)410-3784
SMALL TABLE- good for sew RING NECK DOVES, normal
machine, wooden, w/ 3 side color, $60 will sell separate-
drawers $75 (863)824-8749 ly. (863)675-3729
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Services Real Estate Public Notices
E3EVa EITa IwTim .
Frostproof News, Thursday, July 27, 2006
TURKEYS, GUINEAS, DUCKS,
DOVES, PIGEONS, GOATS,
POT BELLY PIGS & RABBITS
Awesome babies! $350.
MOULTRIE FEEDER- Electric,
30-40 gal. Good condition.
Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise your
yard sale in the classi-
fleds and make your
clean un a breeze
HOME THEATER, RCA, 500
watts, 6 speakers, DVD
player, FM radio. $90
SUB WOOFER 15"
MA Audio, holds 900 watts, in
sealed box. New, $140.
SURROUND SYSTEM- Pana-
sonic, 5 spkrs, subwoofer,
exc sound & quality $300
COMPRESSOR- 80 Gal, 5hp
220. Airco welder AC/DC heli-
welder. Parts Washer, Heavy
duty. $500. (863)357-398.1
2hp, 20 gal., twin cyl., hose,
portable, 150psi. $75.00
CUTTING TORCH acetylene
outfit, w/cart, $300.
GENERATOR: TITAN 8500,
Brand new. Electric start
GENERATOR: TITAN, Brand
new. Never used. Value $4350
Now $2000. (863)675-4079
VCR- Sharp, 2yrs old, 35 mo-
vies, 1 XXX & several blank
tapes $150 or trade for pistol
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
Looking for a place to
hang your hat? Look no
further than the classi-
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed./Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
APHA YEARLINGS, variety of
colors & prices, up to date
on all shots. (863)467-8180
APPENDIX MARE, 7 years, 16
hands, Easy Jet blood lines,
$1600 or best offer.
Buckskin/White Paint, w/pa-
pers, 9 yrs. old, good on
trails, loves people & very
willing, good ground man-
ners, loving home req'd,
QUARTER HORSE MARE- 6yrs
old, bred to bik & wh paint,
very gentle, $1500
ROPING SADDLE- new, $550
R.R. APPALOOSA, Gelding, 6
years. $1200 or'best offer.
SHOW SADDLES, (2), brand
new, black, $1000 will sell
Need a few more bucks to
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used Items In
ARIENS ZERO TURN, 42" cut,
Good condition. Garage kept.
OMC BOBCAT with bucket &
forks, fair cond., runs good,
S$4000 or best offer.
RIDING MOWER- MTD, 42"
cut, 16hp, auto shift, $400
RIDING MOWER, Snapper, 12
HP, 30" cut. $500.
TORO YARD TRACTOR, 12.5
rip wirn .nji rineirir 'l250
uor t .:.11-i 1.r2' i ii .i16O
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
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DIRECT FROM BUILDER- 2
to choose from, 3br,2ba, on
large lot, end of quiet cul-de-
sac, designed by famous
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throughout, all amenities,
$205,000 (561)718-2822 or
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Large lots w/deepwater,
marsh, golf, nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center,
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SCREEN ROOM 9'X30'
with A/C, alum. pans, insulated
roof panels, vinyl windows.
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Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles-ATVs 3035
Aluminum boat trailer made
by Pioneer, will hold up to a
20ft boat, single axle, 14" tires.
$850 neg. (863)763-7609
CAROLINA SKIFF- '12, $800.
PONTOON BOAT, 1991, 20 Ft.,
Aluminum: New trailer & Car-
pet. Overhauled motor. $4000.
or best offer 863-234-9663
ROBALO 18'- 6' beam trihull,
140hp John., bimini, fishfind-
er, trailer, new tires & spare.
$4K Neg. 863-697-0153
SAIL BOAT- 23ft, w/trailer,
$1200 or best offer
SEA KAYAK, Touring Style,
Model Prijon Kodiak, 17 Ft.,
Good condition. $400.
Sea Kayak, Touring Style,
Northwest Pursuit, 17', exc.
cond., $600. (863)357-7406
RV- '82, Chevy, 25', Genera-
tor A/C, 97K, Runs good.
Extra tires. $2200.
SOUTHWIND' 86- 34', 49K
orig miles, sips 7, new tires,
generator, good cond.,
9800 neg (863)467-8161
VOLTAGE BOOSTER, Protects
appliances, increases low volt-
age w/built in surge protection.
WINNEBAGO '85: 26 Ft., Sips
8, Generator, Many cabinets,
good tread. Good cond. Low
miles. $7,000 (772)284-1194
WAVE RUNNER '90, Yamaha,
very good condition. $1000
BOAT MOTOR, Johnson Evin-
rude, 14hp. OMC. Runs
great. $700 (863)763-7609
OUTBOARD MOTOR- 7.5hp
Mercury w/6 gal tank. $350
OUTBOARD MOTOR '92,
150hp OMC, freshwater, full
controls, stainless steel prop,
$2400 neg. (863)236-0100
APRILIA '03, RS50 runs/drives
good, polished frame, racing
Classic Triumph Chopper
Project, 1960's, 650cc, single
carb., all parts included, good
title. $2000 (863)674-0898
HONDA CBR 600 F3 '98,'New
paint & tires. Moving, must
sell, $3200 or best offer.
HONDA REBEL '03, Wind-
shield, back rest, clean,
$1750. (863)517-2077 La-
SUZUKI BLVD C50T, '05,
blk./chrome, saddle bags,
wind shield, shift drive, liquid
cooled, 12.5k mi., clean,
YUMBO CRUISER- 200 CC,
Good beginner bike. $2500.
GO CART- Manco 6.5hp 2
,seater, new tires, runs great,
$850. (863)674-0539. La-
GO CART- Murray, 6.0 HR 1
seater, runs great, new rear
tires. $650. (863)674-0539
HONDA RANCHER ES '04
POLARIS TRAIL BOSS 325,
'01, new chain & sprockes,
runs very good, $2200.
SCOOTER, 2004 Tank Urban,
900 mi., red/silver, sec.
alarm, 49.cc 4 stroke,
YAMAHA 400 Kodiak, '04-
4x4, excellent condition,
hardly used, $3700
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 403)
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
CADILLAC FLEETWOOD- '94,
White with rims. Stereo,
Leather int. Runs & looks
CAMARO Z28 '84- T-tops.
Strong V8 w/headers, new
tires, brakes & calibers
CHEVY CAMARO- '94, Red, T-
Tops, CD player. $2500.
COUGARS- A pair, '87, 1 runs
good & 1 for parts. $300.
USED VEHICLE- to a Florida
Non-Proft. Pickup within 72
FORD ESCORT WAGON, '90, 5
spd., good work car, $650
or best offer. (863)612-0877
FORD MUSTANG '80, Classic,
6 cyl;, good shape. $2500
(863)467-0139 Iv. message
FORD PROBE, '92, black, runs
good, cold a/c, new water
pump, new tires, $1200 or
est offer. (239)784-8449
FORD THUNDERBIRD '94
auto, cold a/c, 2 dr., all pwr.,
new paint/tires++Runs great.
$4000. 863-763-8562 Msg.
HONDA CRX'91 '
Great MPG, clean, runs great,
good work car. $1500
MAZDA MIATA, '92, con-
vertible, runs great, a/c,
am/fm radio, recent tires,
OLDS CUTLASS SUPREME SL
'94, 6 cyl., tinted windows.
needs compressor. $2500
(863)467-0139 Iv. message
SAAB COUPE- '92, Blue,
Leather seats, Sun roof.
Needs Alt. belt, $1200. Neg.
SATURN- '93, 2 door, Needs
work. $200. or best offer.
TOYOTA CAMRY LX '91- 4dr,
auto, runs good, great gas
mileage, $1800 or best offer
(863)697-3045 for details
VOLVO 240 DL '90, Wagon,
runs good, 131k, $2200 or
best offer. (863)357-5977
CLUB CAR, Refurbished,
$2500 or best offer.
AXIS RIMS, used, 17", will fit
any Honda/Acura, good
cond., $550 or best offer.
(302)943-1777 Iv. msg.
AXLES, for '62-'65 Volvo
PV544 Sedan, $200 or best
offer, will sell separately.
CHEVY CAPRICE '86, Does
not run, ,needs motor work, 4
new tires. $600 or best offer.
MOTOR, Ford 302, everything
still attached, just needs to
be installed, runs great. $500
or best offer. (863)763-8052
RIMS & TIRES, 20", off of a
Dodge 1500, $1500.
RIMS-(4) 20", Dodge, tires &
wheels, $700 or best offer
TIRES & RIMS, for a CJ7,
with spare tire & hardware,
$500 neg. (863)357-2113
TIRES (2) brand new Good-
year Integrity, P205/65R15,
$160 for the pair
TRANSFER CASE- for Chev
350 engine, auto,'$300
(863)357-2658 after 5pm
TRUCK TIRES- 20", Mounted
Dayton or Budd wheels. 8
1/4 to 1200.$100-or best of-
VOLVO 1240, 1986, exc.
cond., engine runs, good for
parts. Asking $300/neg.
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Local schools announce
Orientation Day, Aug.3
Polk County Public School
will hold orientation Thursday,
'Orientation is not mandato-
ry but parents and students are
encouraged to attend to meet
teachers and staff, tour schools
and pick-up school supply lists
and 'other pertinent informa-
tion. Some schools have specif-
ic times set aside for orientation'
depending on grade level. List-
ed below are times for local,
area schools. Please call indi-
vidual schools not listed for the
orientation schedule and infor-
mation. The first day of school
for all students is Monday,.
.New students are encour-
aged to go to the school office
prior to Orientation Day and
bring the following information
w\ ith you: your birth certificate,
up to date immrrunizationi
record, and two current proofs
ot address example; rent.
re':eipl, utility bill, phone bill,
cable or satellite bill i.
Babson Park Dale R. Fair
Elementary orientation will be
held for kindergarten through
fifth-grade, Thursday, August 3,
from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. At this
time-T-shirts will be on sale for
$7. each, and school supplies
will also beavailable for pur-
chase if desired. For more infor-
mation call 863.678.4664. /
Frostproof Elementary ori-
' entationwill be held for kinder-'
garten through 2nd grade,,
Thursday, August 3, from 9 a.m.
until 12 p.m.
At that time students and
parents can meet the teachers,
and receive a packet of forms to'
be filled out and returned to the
Bus Drivers will be on hand
for questions about bus sched-
The P.T.O. will be selling the
school T-shirts for $8. each.
For more information call-
Ben Hill Griffin, Jr. Elemen-
tary orientation will be held for
third through fifth grade, Thurs-
day, August 3, from 10 a.m.
until 12 p.m. School T-shirts
will be available for purchase
for $7. each. For more informa-
tion call 863.635.7820. .
Frostproof Senior Middle
High School orientation will be
held for students in grades 6
through 12, Thursday, August 3,
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Middle school students are
to report to the Middle School
area and High School students
may pick-up their schedules in
the front of the main entrance
of the school. In addition to stu-
dent schedules, P.E. uniforms
may also be purchased. Infor-
mation pertaining, bus sched-
utles, .immunizations, dress
code and lunch prices will be'
available. For more information
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25 by '25: Building renewable energy resources
All it takes is one stop at the
fuel pump to realize that Ameri-
cans are confronting one of their
biggest challenges in decades.
Soaring energy prices are impact-
ing all sectors of our economy,
whether you are a farmer trying to
fuel up for.field work, a trucker
hauling goods across the country
or an office worker who com-
mutes to work every day.
That's why leaders like Florida
Agriculture and Consumer Ser-
vices Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson are joining forces with
others across the country to
endorse a bold new initiative:
25x'25. The goal: America's
farms, ranches and forests will
provide 25% of America's energy
needs from renewable sources by
2025. A bi-partisah group of Sena--
tors and Representatives in Wash-
ington, D.C. recently introduced
25x'25 as a national goal for the
country and more and moral peo-'
ple are endorsing this vision every
"We believe .the time has
come for concerned citizens to
work collectively and bring this
vision to life," explains Bronson,
"We are convinced that America's
farms, ranches and forests can
become suppliers for a new gen-
eration of fuels and energy feed-
stocks. At the same.time, we'll
contribute to a cleaner environ-
ment and enhance rural econom-
Although widespread public
awareness of the 25x'25 initiative,
is relatively recent, it's been gain-
ing momentum over the last two
years. In the fall of 2004, a group
of agricultural leaders joined
forces to discuss how they could
proactively address the growing
challenges, associated with energy,
prices. "We anticipated that this
was going to continue to be a
huge issue," said 25x'25 co-chair
J. Read Smith. "But at that time,
none of us would have predicted
the hurricanes in 2005, the supply
disruptions, and some of the dra-
matic price swings and economic
impacts we are seeing now." .
After extensive dialogue with a
wide range of stakeholders and
energy advocates this steering
committee became convinced
that agriculture and forestry can
play a key role in helping the
nation move toward energy inde-
pendence. "We looked at the
energy .potential from a wide
range of sources: wind, solar,
methane, ethanol, biodiesel,"
added Bill Richards, who also
serves as co-chair. *
Since the adoption of a resolu-
tion by the National Association
of State Departments of Agricul-
ture endorsing the 25x'25 goal a
year ago, Bronson has been one
of the nation's most ardent sup-
porters of the concept.
New technologies emerging
"The technologies that could
turn this vision to reality are rapid-
ly emerging and providing new,
more efficient solutions," added
Mr. Bronson. "In the past decade,
there have been great strides, in
biofuel technology and manufac-
turing facilities, substantially
improving the efficiency of this
fuel source. Florida will be the site
of great advances in the develop-
ment of fuel and energy alterna-
tives, which is why we are push-
ing our 'Farm to Fuel' initiative so
"Imagine the impact that
could be made if every farm,
ranch and forestry operation in
our vast nation were contributing
energy in one form or another,"
suggested Mr. Bronson. "And
imagine the economic impact
that could result. .Landowners
who produce crops, livestock or
forestry products, would have a
second crop to sell energy. Jobs
would be created in rural America'
through the processing of agricul-
tural products and themainte-
nance of equipment forproduc-
ing electric po~ er., These
increased domestic energy sup-'
plies would help reduceilhe price
Americans pay to drive heir cars
and cool their homes."
The 25x'25 Work Griup has
dramatically expanded in scope
and size since its incepton band
momentum continues to build for,
making this a national goal and
create alliances in at least 20
states. As we went to press, the'
goal has been endorsed by Flori-
da Gov. Jeb Bush, along with the
governors of Idaho, Indiana,
Iowa, Kansas, Maryland Michi-
,gan, Minnesota, Montana,
Nebraska, New York, Pennsylva-
nia and Wisconsin; state legisla-:
tures in Colorado, Nebraska, and
Vermont; and over 200 olganiza-.
tions and businesses fromaround
"We hope other individuals
and organizations will join us in
crafting this new energy para-
digm," added Bronson. 'Strong
partnerships will drive the 25x'25
vision, and the work las just
begun on that front.';
To learn more aboul'25x'25,
. '. l
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