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Title: The Frostproof news
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Publisher: Alfred H. Mellor
Place of Publication: Frostproof Polk County Fla
Creation Date: December 21, 2006
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Thursday, December 21, 2006 -Vol. 92 No. 27 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents


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City Council
plans meetings
The next two Regular City
Council Meeting are sched-
uled for the second and fourth
Monday, Jan. 8 and Jan. 24 at
6 p.m. Frostproof City Hall is
located at 111 First Street. For
more information call 635-
7855.
Youth soccer
registration
The Frostproof youth soc-
cer will be hosting registration
on Saturday from 9 a.m. 12
noon in front of Futrals Food-
way. For more information
please contact John Sullivan
at 863-635-9184 or Mish
Crumbly at 863-6.35.3592.
FMSHS Parent
meeting Feb. 5
PAC (Parent AdvisoryCom-
mittee is-encouraging more '-
participation from parents
with students attending Frost-
proof Middle Senior High
School. If you would like to
become more involved in
your child's academics please
attend the next scheduled
meeting, Monday, Feb. 5 at 7
p.m! Meetings are held the
first Monday of each month in
the teacher's lounge at
FMSHS, 1000 Palm Avenue.
Note: There will be no meet-
ings scheduled for Dec. or Jan.
due to the holidays.
'Hall of Fame'
gala planned
The Frostproof Athletic
Booster Club will hosts the
2007 'Hall of Fame' Gala to be
held at the Lake \Wles Country
Club on Jan. 27. Social hour is
from 6 to 7 p.m. with dinner at
7p.m..
Coach Faris Brannen will be
the featured speaker at the
Gala. The Boosters seeks com-
munity support for this event.
Tickets are on sale now. Cost is
$100 per person and this pro-
vides you with a wonderful
dinner and a chance to \\in
$2500 through a reverse draw-
ing. Random raffles and dra\w-
ings will be held during the
event. The proceeds raised will
benefit ALL FMSHS sports.
Please contact Nanc\
DeMarco at the Frostproof
High School 635-7809.

Class of 1987
plans reunion
The Class ot 1987 is plan-
ning their 20 year class
reunion. Please contact Lynn
Robarts at 863-559-2541 with
your address and contact infor-
mation. If you have an address
for a former classmate that
may live out of town please for-
ward it as \well. Would like to
contact everybody and have a
great class reunion

Index
Classifieds .............6, 7
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FHS students win contest


By Cindy Monk
Frostproof News
Students from the Frostproof
High School junior class recent-
ly participated in a Christmas
tree decorating contest spon-
sored by Sorensen & Schade,
Inc. car dealership located on
US 27 in Lake Wales.
The contest theme was
'Christmas with School Spirit'
and began on Thursday, Dec. 7


"This year's junior class has been a joy to have
they are such a talented group of students and
I'm very proud of all of them."
Rachel Nicholson,
Frostproof High School Biology teacher

with the.award ceremony being the company decided several
held on Saturday, Dec. 9. months ago to host the contest
According to Louie Macri in effort to show their support
from Sorensen & Schade, Inc. to local high schools in the


area.
The contest was open to stu-
dents from Lake Wales High
School and Frostproof High
School with a top prize of
$1,000 going to the first place
winner. The runner-up received
$200. Students were given two
afternoons from 3 p.m. until 5
p.m. to decorate there school
tree. Frostproof chose to deco-
rate the tree depicting the
FMSHS colors red, white and a


touch of blue.
Frostproof High School Biol-
ogy teacher Rachel Nicholson
asked several students from her
junior class if they would like to
participate in the contest and
the students responded 'defi-
nitely'.
Ms. Nicholson said she
enjoyed her student's enthusi-
asm, passion and dedication to
See Students Page 2


The Frostproof Middle Senior
High girls' varsity soccer team has
been hating an astounding sea-
son once again.
Last year the Lady Bulldogs
completed their season with a
record of 20-1-1 as well as \win-
ning the Class 3A District 8 Cham-
pionship title So far, this season
the team has played 13 games
\\ith a record of 12 wins and I
loss Eight out of the 13 games
the Lady Bulldogs have kept their
opponents from scoring. Teams
that have scored were: *FHS 8-1
L\1-HS, FHS 1-3 *Mckeel. FHS 2-
I LK. Placid, TFHS 2-1 WHHS,
and FHS 3-1 Mckeel for a total of
7 goals.
On Friday night (12 15) the
FMSHS girl's soccer team hon-
ored their senior players #7
Vuridia Aguilar, #15 Adilene
Aharado and # I1 Laura Le\\en-

See Soccer Page 2


Holiday gift
vwapping booth
will open Dec. 20

LAKELAND, FLA. By Dec.
20, the stress of perfectly
wrapped gifts might be over-
\ helming. If that's the case, get
some help and at the same time,
support a good cause.
Good Shepherd Hospice will
be staffing its inaugural holiday
gift wrapping booth at Lakeside
Village on Town Center Drive in
Lakeland. All proceeds will go
toward funding Good Shepherd
Hospice programs and services,
%which serve more than 800
patients daily in Polk, Highlands
and Hardee counties. The booth
will be located in the near the
large lighted Christmas tree and
BD Mongolian Grill. Hours will be
noon until closing, Wednesday,
Dec 20 to Sunday, Dec.24.
"This is the first year that Lake-
side Village has invited an organi-
zation to offer gift wrapping serv-
ices, and Good Shepherd Hospice
is honored to be selected to partic-
ipate," said Liz Anderson, Annual
Giving Officer with Good Shep-


herd Hospice.
Good Shepherd Hospice is
also seeking volunteers to staff its
gift \\rapping booth. Volunteers
are asked to %\ork thre:-lo-four
hour shills and can be as young as
14-years-old. High school stu-
dents are urged to volunteer for a
fun event that can count toward
community service hours needed
for graduation.
"Gift wrapping allows volun-
teers to lend a hand, literally, in a
festive, fun way," said Anderson.
"Wrapping gifts with Good Shep-
herd is a volunteering opportunity
that does not require a large time
commitment, yet is a tremendous
gift to our organization."
To volunteer for the gift wrap-
ping booth, call Lori McDonnell at
863-393-6818.
Village guests who use the
Good Shepherd Hospice gift
wrapping booth will also be
entered in a raffle to win a $100
Lakeside Village gift card, along
with the opportunity to place an
ornament on a memorial tree in
remembrance of a loved-one.
Good Shepherd Hospice
embraces its mission to make the

SeeWrappers -Page 2


.Brent Walker nominated
"Song of the Year", "Male
Vocalist of the Year", and '"Con-
temporary Artist of the Year" -
IndieHeaven Momentum
Award
Lake Wales, FL., -
IndieHeaven, the nations lead-
ing organization supporting
Independent artists in the
Christian music genre, is
pleased to announce that for-
mer Frostproof resident and
singer songwriter Brent Walker
has been nominated for "Song
of the Year", "Male Vocalist of
the Year", and "Contemporary
Artist of the Year" in the 2nd
annual "Momentum Awards".
This prestigious award \ill be
handed out at the upcoming
IndieHeaven CIA Summit2007


conference March 29 April 1,
2007.
IndieHeaven founder and
CIA Summit director Keith
Mohr states, "It's important to
recognize and applaud the
efforts made in recent years by
artists who are independent. By
providing them the recognition
they have earned, we hope to
increase their platform and
awareness. There are many
independent artists who are
doing an incredible job with
their music and most impor-
tantly their mission. We look
forward to the awards being a
part of our annual artist's con-
ference."
See Music Page 2


Pet-friendly



shelters offered


1-rosiprool News/ilnay MonK
Girls FHS varsity soccer captain #15 Adilene Alvarado
gets ready to kick the soccer ball in an attempt to score
against Lake Placid Lady Dragons.


BARTOW, FL Pet-friendly
shelters are now available in
Polk County to better meel the
.needs of the community during
a hurricane. The Polk County
Board of County Commission-
ers' Emergency Management
Division, the Polk County
School Board (PCSB) and the
Polk County Sheriff's Office
(PCSO)'s Animal Services Divi-
sion have established three pet-
friendly shelters. The sites for
these shelters will be Lime
Street Elementary School,


Lakeland; Lake Region High
School, Eagle Lake; and Alta
Vista Elementary School,
Haines City. Due to space limi-
tations, the sites will be strictly
for pet-friendly groups and will
be limited to providing shelter
only for dogs, cats and birds,
and their owners.
"We are excited about this
new collaboration between
our three agencies that will
result in a great service for
See Shelters --Page 2


Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
FHS 1st Annual Winter Formal
FHS students attended the 1st Annual Winter Formal held Saturday, Dec. 16. The
dance was sponsored by Head Baseball Coach Jeremy Byrd. Proceeds raised will
benefit the FMSHS Bulldog Baseball Team. Students in attendance: Front row- Elaine
Roberts, Arti Bethel, and Danielle Albritton. Middle Row- Erica Straub, Cassle Gaffe-
ny, Lina Hall, Lindsey Perkins, Faith Franklin, and Jenna Waters.Back Row- Tyler
Wise, Brent Costello, Jared Davis, Kevon McKinsey, Austin Britt, Ryan Scarborough,
and Austin Robillard.


--b1~ 11 ----- -..r .- -- ________________________


Brent Walker



nominated for



music awards


Soccer: Girl's team dominate the field


-rosiprool Iews.ulnay IVIOnI
FMSHS Lady Bulldog Soccer team gathered to honor their senior players after the FHS
vs. Lake Placid game held Friday, Dec. 15. Frostproof won 3-0. Pictured: Back row:
Coach George Wrye, Megan Hepler, Stephanie Heath, Lupe Bautista, Holly Kinchen,
Brittany Smith, Elizabeth Rivera, Leslie Alvarado, Marisela Rivera, Ana Vega, Chelle
Smith, Cristal Rojas, Lacy Lambeth, and Jacqueline Hurst. Front row: Senior Adilene
Alvarado, Senior Laura Lewenhaupt, Senior Yuridia Aguilar, and Faith Franklin.

Lady Bulldogs tough to defeat
By Cindy Monk __ __ _
Frostprool News


Hospice seeks


holiday wrappers








2 The Frostproof News, Thursday, December 21, 2006


Shelters

Continued From Page 1
Polk's residents," said Pete McNal-
ly, Polk County's emergency man-
agement director.

For space planning purposes,
shelter pre-registration will be
required. As in any other shelter-
ing situation, residents are
advised to consult the local media
or Citizens Information Line to
ensure a specific shelter is open
and operating before proceeding
to that facility. Other shelter
requirements include complete
shot records for each pet, which
will be reviewed upon arrival at
the shelters; an airline approved
carrying case, in which each ani-
mal brought to the shelter will
remain for the duration of their
stay; food for the pet for at least a
three day period; and an agree-
ment, signed by the pet owner


HU FROSTPROOF
JUNIOR

Submitted photo/Erica Straub
FHS junior class students are pictured decorating a Christ-
mas tree in front of Sorensen & Schade, Inc. Chevrolet.
Frostproof was awarded the first place prize of $1000. Pic-
tured: left to right-Erica Straub, Jessica Hall, Lisa Oakman,
Holly Rimes, Brittany Rose and Kaleigh Williams (at tree
top).


Students

Continued From Page 1
represent FHS so positive in this
contest. She said "This year's
junior class has been a joy to
have they are such a talented
group of students and I'm very


proud of all of them."
Ms. Nicholson is the Presi-
dent of the.2007 Prom commit-
tee and said she and the junior
class will donate the award
money toward the expenses for
the 2007 Junior/Senior Prom.
Congratulations to the Class
of 2008 for a job well done!


Wrappers

Continued From Page 1
most of life by relieving the suffer-
ing of patients and their families
affected by life-limiting illnesses or
end-of-life issues. The organization
is a community-based, not-for-prof-
it hospice that has been a part of
Polk, Hardee and Highlands coun-
ties since 1979. Good Shepherd is


Music

Continued From Page 1
Brent's style is piano-based
pop, similar to Elton John or the
late Keith Green. In his first year as
a solo artist (2006), he and his
band (wife Michaela Walker,
vocals and Eddie Webber, drums)
performed at over 70 venues in 17
different states. Brent is a 2001
graduate from Evangel University
in Springfield, MO, with a Bache-
lor of Arts degree in Music and is
currently the music teacher -at
Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elemen-


upon registration, that confirms
that the pet will be accompanied
throughout the duration of the
sheltering by an owner. Failure to
comply with any of these items
could preclude someone being
able to enter the shelters.
Like other public shelter sce-
narios, individuals that live in con-
ventionally constructed homes
are strongly recommended to
remain in their homes. "Any pub-
lic shelter, including these pet-
friendly shelters, should be a last
resort. Only go if you would con-
sider them safer than your
home," said McNally.
Pet owners can pre-register by
contacting the Emergency Man-
agement Division at:
Polk County Emergency Man-
agement
Attn: Pet-Friendly Shelter, 1295
Brice Blvd., Bartow, FL., 33830
or(863) 534-5600,
petshelter@polkfl.com


the only agency offering hospice
programs accredited by the Joint
Commission for the Accreditation
of Healthcare Organizations, which
sets the national standards for
healthcare accreditation. Commu-
nity bereavement programs offered
by Good Shepherd Hospice are
funded in part by United Way of
Central Florida. For more informa-
tion, please visit the website at
goodshepherdhospice.org


tary School in Babson Park.
To register your vote for Brent
Walker as the "Song of the Year",
"Male Vocalist of the Year", or
"Contemporary Artist of the Year"
in this year's Momentum awards,
please visit http://www.indieheav-
en.com/go.idh?section= maward
s. Likewise, you are invited to visit
Brent's personal website at
www.brent-walker.net or his
IndieHeaven website located at
www.indieheaven.com/artists/br
entwalker. Please forward your
booking inquiries to Brent Walker
114 Hill Circle, Lake Wales, FL,
863-221-5761, brent@brent-walk-
er.net.


Gymnasium Court dedicated to George Jackson


The Frostproof Middle Senior
High School Booster Club held a
dedication ceremony honoring
former FMSHS Coach/Teacher
George Jackson on Friday, Dec.
8 in the high school gym
between the junior varsity and
--. varsity basketball game. Several
former FMSHS faculty members,
students and athletes gathered
-to show their appreciation and
respect for Mr. Jackson. Booster
Club President Jack Dyer, Mr.
Jim Boyd (former teacher and
coach, Mrs. Patricia C. Bush
(Guidance, Dean of Students,
Administrator) and Mr. Wannis
Bowen (former Principal) each
spoke briefly paying homage to
Mr. Jackson for his years of
devotion and commitment to
FHS. Immediately following
FMSHS Principal Steve White
delivered the Polk County
School Board Proclamation
honoring Jackson.
Mr. Jackson has been an
active faculty member of FMSHS
for over 37 years as a Social
Studies teacher, Coach and Ath-
letic Director. He moved to
Frostproof from Pennsylvania in
1966 and began his teaching,
career at Frostproof
Middle/Senior High School from
1966 to 2003.
Mr. Jackson taught Social
SStudies, and was Chairman of
the Social Studies Department
for over 30 years. He sponsored
Student Council, Pep Club, and
Interact (the -old club). He
coached.boys and girls basket-
ball, JV Football, track, and
baseball. He was also the Athlet-
ic Director for 12 years.
Jackson's honor's include:
Polk Country Social Studies


Dear Editor
In the past three years, Frost-
proof has had four city managers
and four interim city managers.
Our finances have suffered.
I agreed to run for office solely
to stabilize our government and
help us out of the fix we're in.
First, I believe we should pro-
vide full disclosure to the public
as to the state of our finances.
From what, I've seen, it's not.
good.
Second, we should hear from
the public as to how we should
right the ship. Unless disclosure
reveals dishonesty or criminal
activity, fault finding at this stage
will not be constructive. Cost cuts
and revenue 'enhancement
should both be on the table.
Third, our City Council will


Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
George Jackson gives thanks to everyone for the dedication of the FHS basketball court.
Also pictured with Mr. Jackson (center) is Audrey Jackson (his Mom), Judy Jackson (his
wife) and Betty Vobrak (Judy's Mom).


Teacher of the Year, Florida
Social Studies Teacher of the
Year, Frostproof High School
Teacher of the Year, Polk Coun-
try Girl's Basketball Coach of the
Year and he was a member of
the coaching staff of numerous
championship football and bas-
ketball teams.
After a lengthy process the
Booster Club received the
approval to dedicate the high
school basketball court to
Coach Jackson. Congratula-
tions and Thank you Coach
Jackson'


have to bite the bullet, exercise its
best collective judgment and
make some difficult decisions. I
believe my fellow council mem-
bers have the best interests of the
city at heart and I believe we can
work together to come through
this.
In difficult times our city and its
citizens should be pulling togeth-
er. Finger pointing and name call-
ing only make matters worse. I
promise to follow these three
basic steps, respect all views, and
work constructively with my fel-
low council members.
I ask for your support.
Sincerely,
E. Otto Polk, Jr.
City Council Member,
City of Frostproof, Florida


P..
V.




Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
Frostproof High School Jim Boyd Gymnasium basketball
court was dedicated to George Jackson.


A genuine concern
Now that the elections are
behind us, our hope is that all our
newly elected Members of Con-
gress will get on with an agenda to
.achieve affordable and accessible
health care for everyone in need
here in Polk County. Fortunately,
we have a good model already in
place our local Community
Health Center. The federal pro-
gram has a forty-year record of
proven success reducing disease
and keeping down health care
costs. The program has
unmatched bi-partisan support
and now serves nearly 16 million
people across the country. Central
Florida Health Care, Inc.(CFHC,
Inc.), provides a health care home
to thousands of people right hefe
in our community, by being their
regular source of care. We help all


our clients to lead healthy, produc-
tive lives and to stay out of over-
crowded hospital emergency
rooms.
The new Congress has a
chance to put politics aside and do
something positive to meet the
need for affordable and accessible
health care. Supporting health
centers offers Congress the chance
to hit the ground running and join
a bipartisan consensus around a
proven solution in an otherwise
contentious debate around health
care. All they have to do is help pass
legislation that will increase funding
for the program so it can reach
more people. Let's hope the new
Congress doesn't waste time and
does the right thing for everyone.
CFHC, Inc.
109 West Wall Street
Frostproof, FL. 33843


Marching Band Festival assessment results


Results of the Florida School parentheses.
Music Association Marching Band Superior: Auburndale (Jason
Music Performance Assessment Gibbs), Bartow (Jonathan Eck-
for high schools held in Polk Coun- man), Frostproof (Stephen Alia),
ty. Band directors are listed in Lake Gibson (Matthew Clark),


ILake P-;'on (Don West), Lake-
land (Ryan Kelly), Mulberry (Kevin
LeVine), Ridge Community (Phillip
Wharton), Winter Haven (Sean
Luce)


Excellent: George Jenkins (Den-
nis LoCurcio), Haines City (Sean
Harlan), Kathleen (Chris Revett),
Lake Wales (Mike Yopp)
Good: Fort Meade (Christy Jeck)


-rostprooT News/Cinay IVonK
Lake Placid goalie turns to the goal to retrieve the soccer ball
after FHS player #15 Adilene Alvarado scores.


Soccer

Continued From Page 1
haupt following their winning
game (3-0) against district rivals the
Lake Placid Dragons for the second
time of the season.
FMSHS Head Coach George
Wyre said "I am proud of all of my
varsity and junior varsity players,
but I'm going to greatly miss my
senior players as they have been a


huge asset to the team."
FMSHS junior varsity girls soc-
cer team is made up of sixth, sev-
enth, eighth and ninth grade with a
current record is 4-4-2.
The girls next scheduled game
is Dec. 21 at Avon Park High School
at 6 and 7:30 p.m. and their next
home game will be Jan. 4 at Faris
Brannen Stadium 6 and 7:30 p.m.
against Lakeland Christian. Please
mark your calendar and come out
to support the Lady Bulldogs.


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Church Directory


Holiday Church Services


Church of Christ
Mike Freese-Minister
40 West "A' Street Frostproof,
Florida 33843
Services are Sunday School 10
a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. and
Wednesday Evening Bible Study
at 7 p.m. For more information
contact 635-4278.
Family Life Church
Kelly Galati-Pastor
Family Life Church meets at
the Frostproof Middle/Senior High
School cafeteria, Sundays at 10
a.m. there is nursery, and chil-
dren's church. For information
please call 635-2704.
Frostproof
Church of God
Rex E. Daniels-Pastor
Frostproof Church of God, 104
Highway 630W, Worship Ser-
vices, Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Sunday Morning Worship 10:45
a.m., Sunday Evening Worship
6:30 p.m., Wednesday Evening 7
p.m. For more information call
863-635-3556.
Church of God
By Faith
Reverend Anderson, Jr.
Church Of God By Faith, 208
Hopson Rd., Worship Services;


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
call 635-7185.
First Assembly
of God
Wayne Lee-Pastor
First Assembly of God Church
On The Ridge, 825 County Road
630A, Worship Services; Sunday,
8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., nursery
available, Sunday evening service
6 p.m. Youth Fellowship and Bible
study Wednesday evenings at 7
p.m. For more information call
863-635-2702.
First Baptist
Church of Frostproof
Darrol Hood-Pastor
First Baptist Church of Frost-
proof, 96 West B Street-offers a
Contemporary Celebration Ser-
vice Sunday's at 8:15 a.m., and
Traditional Worship Service at
10:50 a.m. Childcare will be avail-
able for both services. Sunday
School (all ages) 9:30 a.m. Sun-
day evening Bible Study 6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Children and
youth programs 6:15 p.m., with
adult Bible studies at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday Evenings: Celebrate


Recovery, Divorce Care, Grief
Share, and Divorce Care For Kids
6 p.m. For more information call
863-635-3603.
First Christian
Church of Frostproof
Albert Fidler-Evangelist
First Christian Church of Frost-
proof, 2241 County Road 630 W,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Wor-
ship Service 10:15 a.m., Sunday
Evening Worship 6 p.m. Wednes-
day Evening Bible Study 6 p.m.
For more information call 635-
6700.
First Christian
Church of Babson Park
Ronnie Abshire-Minister
First Christian Church of Bab-
son Park, 1295 Scenic Highway
N., Babson Park, Sunday School
9:30 a.m., Morning Worship 10:30
a.m., Sunday Evening Bible Sun-
day 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening
Bible Study 6:30 p.m. For more
information call 638-1654.
First Presbyterian
Church of Frostproof
David Trimmier-Pastor
First Presbyterian Church, 101
N. Palm Ave., Sunday School at
9:45 a.m.; Morning Worship Ser-
vice, 11 a.m. For more informa-


tion call 635-3955.
First United Methodist
Church of Frostproof
James C. Isaacson, Pastor
First United Methodist Church
of Frostproof, 150 Devane St.,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Tradi-
tional Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
For more information call 635-
3107.
Dioste Ama Spanish
Baptist Church
Iglesia Bautista Dios Te Ama
(Dioste Ama Spanish Baptist
Church) lugar (located) 1000 US
Highway 98 West, Frostproof,
annunciate y ivitcion (announces
an invitation) Oir la Palabra de
Dios (to hear the Word of God)
Domingo (Sunday), at 11 a.m.
South Lake Wales
Church of God
Tim Cain-Pastor
South Lake Wales Church of
God, 210 Presidents Dr., Lake
Wales, Sunday School 9 a.m.,
Worship Service 10:30 a.m., Sun-
day Evening Worship 6 p.m.,
Wednesday Evening Worship
6:30 p.m. For more information
call 638-1019.


Sponsor a FHS Senior for graduation


Pictured above is Arthur (Arti)
Bethel with his grandparents,
Roger and Barbara Coulson. Sun-
rise Trailer Park, a community for
the 55 and over, is sponsoring him
for Project Graduation. Sunrise
Trailer Park is owned and operat-
ed by the Coulson family and has
been for more than 30 years.
Arti is a senior at Frostproof
Senior High, and he is known to
his classmates as the "Class
Clown". There are always smiles
and laughter around him. There
isn't a frown that he can't turn
upside down.
After graduation, Arti intends
to pursue a military career. He
will be going into the Army's
Avionics Division. His goal is to
become an Apache' helicopter
pilot. He will, also, be taking


advantage of the military's col-
lege program. Arti will be taking
courses to become an Architect.


Submitted photo/Teresa Bethel
His plan is to open his own office
after finishing his military career.
Project Graduation is a coor-


dinated community effort, com-
mitted to keeping our graduating
seniors safe on graduation night
with an all-night chaperoned,
drug and alcohol free event. It is
estimated this all-night adventure
will cost a minimum of $100 per
senior.
The Project Graduation Com-
mittee challenges everyone in
the community to sponsor a sen-
ior for this event. Please con-
tribute to this worthy cause and
accept the challenge! If you
would like.to sponsor a senior,
contact Russ Flood, or you may
send donations (along with a
note about which student you are
sponsoring) to Project Gradua-
tion, Post Office Box 1292, Frost-
proof, FL., 33843.


LW City Commission approves new agreement
The Lake. Wales Cit\ Commis- room for local civic groups. academic center. Wales Family Literacy Coalition at
sion approved an inter-local PCC plans to partner with the In March 2005, the Lake Wales the Lake Wales Charier Schools
agreement turning over the old Lake Wales Charter High School Cit Commission unanimously office across from the old City
Lake Wales City Hall to Polk Com- to create a "Bridge to College" endorsed the idea of deeding the Hall, on Nov. 29 to begin gather-
munity College, which plans to program and with the Lake Wales building to PCC if necessary funds
convert it into a modern academ- Literacy Coalition could be secured to develop it ing opinions on te types pro-
ic center. It will take 18 months to PCC projects that the new into an educational facility. Later grams that residents would like.
renorhite tahp' hllildinrt wArhirh tcwas f ili ;h ill ,,a11 l. ;i n q ,ltn th, t t Ihtr Ih, ta i t n-r, f, F-, E. PCC to offer in Lake Wales.


lU.llJ ULt,. LIl., I tV- lH ll]g, iI1,, 1. VY.t
severely damaged by the 2004
hurricanes.
"I want to thank the Lake
Wales City Commissioners for this
progressive vote, which will result
in expanded educational oppor-
tunities for residents of Lake
Wales and southeast Polk Coun-
ty." said Eileen Holden, president
of PCC. "We are excited about the
future in Lake Wales as this new
center grows, opens, increases
access to PCC programs and has a
positive impact on the local econ-
omy."
The PCC District Board of
Trustees met earlier Nov. 27 and
voted to accept the building con-
tingent on the City Commission's
action.
When the $3.6 million renova-
tion is completed the interior of
the historic structure will be out-
fitted with five 30-seat general
classrooms, two 45-seat comput-
er classrooms separated by a
moveable wall and a 30-seat
classroom/community room,
which could be used as a meeting


iactIILy wVVII IuIL 111 a suLstanaicl
impact on the local economy.
During the 18 month construction
phase, a projected $1.1 million in
construction spending will occur.
The first year the center operates
(serving 125 students), the eco-
nomic impact is projected to be
some $604,000. The economic
impact will continually grow each
year and is expected to exceed
$3.3 million after the center oper-
ates at maximum capacity of 525
students.
The building opened in 1927
and served as the Lake Wales City
Hall until 1998 when offices
moved to a new administrative
building. A new section was
added to the building in 1970,
which included a fire station. The
old City Hall suffered severe water
and wind damage from the 2004
hurricanes. The fire station addi-
tion received the most damage.
The following year, State Sena-
tor J.D. Alexander was instrumen-
tal in securing funds that open the
way for the City to donate the his-
toric building to PCC for use as an


Mlat. y;o.Lear, e Jstale u lt oJ l -UU-
cation approved PCC's request to
develop a special purpose.center
in the former'City Hall building.
In this year's legislative ses-
sion, Senator Alexander obtained
$3,628,453 in Public Education
Capital Outlay (PECO) funds tar-
geted for the renovation of the
facility.
In the architect's feasibility
study commissioned last year the
1970 section will be eliminated
adding 17 spaces to the existing
parking lot (for a total of 47
spaces) arid trimming the struc-
ture's.gross square footage from
21,000 to 16,000. The proposed
remodeling of the building's exte-
rior (windows, roof and brick
work) will honor the architectural
history to the greatest extent pos-
sible.
Earlier this year, Lake Wales
residents examined the archi-
tect's plans at a public hearing
and the project was approved by
the Lake Wales Planning and Zon-
ing Commission.
Dr. Holden met with the Lake


Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
Rainbow Resort Bingo Committee helps to make Christmas bright-left to right: Marilyn Piatt,
Gary Greer, Martha Bedford, Chuck Faust, Ken Bowers and Dee Bowers.

Rainbow Resort collects donations
Rainbow Resort Bingo Com- day. The resort collected over 350 pie of weeks the committee
mittee collected toy and food pounds of can goods and staples offered a free bingo game slip to
donations for the Frostproof Care as well as over 200 stuffed toys. each person who donated an
Center to distribute over the holi- As an incentive for the past cou- item.


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Family Life Church
Family Life Church Christmas
Candlelight Service will be held
Sunday, Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. Church
services are held in the Frostproof
Middle/Senior High School cafete-
ria, 1000 Palm Avenue. For infor-
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be holding a Christmas Eve Com-
munion and Candlelight Service,
Sunday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. For
more information call 635-3955.


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Dominitta Wilkerson, displays her Surface Design artwork at
the Fall 2006 Visual Arts Studio Art Show.


Warner students


display artworks


Lake Wales, FL Warner
Southern College student,
Dominitta Wilkerson, displays
her Surface Design artwork at
the Fall 2006 Visual Arts Studio
Art Show held on campus on
Dec. 6. Dominitta, a sophomore
majoring in Psychology, said,
S "What influenced my work was
color that I liked and the use of
fabric that I had never used
before. I learned how to be very
creative."
The Surface Design course,
taught by Professor Linda Fasel,
teaches students techniques that
place color, texture and design
on the surface of existing tex-
tiles.
Sixteen students from the Sur-
face Design class exhibited their
work in the art show and 15 stu-


Robert Batson, exhibits three of
class.


dents exhibited works created
from Painting I class.
Robert Batson, exhibits three
of his works from Painting I
class. Dr. Don Royal teaches the
Painting I class.
Warner Southern, a Christian
liberal arts college founded in
1968, is located five miles south
of Lake Wales.
Warner Southern College is
accredited by the Commission
on Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and
Schools to award Associate,
Bachelor, and Masters. Contact
the Commission on Colleges at
1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,
Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-
679-4500 for questions about the
accreditation of Warner South-
ern College.


Submitted photo/WSC
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tion. The agency announced today Nati,
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the Polk County School District to
create and sustain a pipeline into
the healthcare profession. The
focus of this grant will be on cardio-
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35 Polk pre-k

sites earn

accreditation
Thirty-five pre-kindergarten sites
at Polk elementary schools have
been awarded accreditation by the
National Accreditation Commis-
sion for Early Care and Education
Programs (NAC).
Accreditation is for a three-year
period and extends through the
2008-2009 school year. NAC accred-
itation recognizes each school as
an early care and education pro-
gram exemplifying excellence in
the care of young children.
NAC accreditation signifies that
schools have met standards for
licensing, staff have benefited from
professional development and chil-
dren enrolled at these sites are in an
environment that is conducive to
their individual growth and devel-
opment.
The accreditation process A
includes a self-study, observations M
by early childhood professionals
and evaluation by.national corn- th
missioners.
For 34 of these schools, the des- tt
ignation marks a re-accreditation.
These schools were also accredited
by NAC during the three-year peri- B1
od that covered the school years of th
2003-2004, 2004-2005 and 2005-
2006. Chain of Lakes Elementary in
Winter Haven, a school that
opened with the 2005-2006 school V
year, has earned accreditation for ro
the first time.
The 35 NAC-accredited pre- CC
kindergarten sites at Polk elemen-
tary schools are listed here by loca-
tion: Alturas: Alturas, Auburndale: H
Auburndale Central, Caldwell,
Lena Vista, Bartow: Gibbons Street,
James Stephens, Davenport: Dav-
enport School of the Arts, Lough-
man Oaks, Dundee: Dundee, ec
Eloise: Snively,
Fort Meade: Lewis campus of
Lewis Anna Woodbury, Frostproof:
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son, Polk Avenue, Lakeland: Blake
Academy, Churchwell, Combee,
Crystal Lake, Griffin, Jesse Keen,
Medulla, North Lakeland, Rochelle
School of the Arts, Winston, MuLl-
berry: Kingsford, Purcell, Polk City:
Polk City, Winter Haven: Chain of
Lakes, Garner, Jewett School of the
Arts, Lake Shipp, Wahneta.


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Employment
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Job. Information 225
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Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines 535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipmenti
Supplies 625
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Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
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Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Tos Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




A/C UNIT- Bard, Self con-
tained, 5 ton, Wall mount
$750. or best offer.
(863)357-3400
AC W/HEAT- Central package
unit, 3.5 ton, York, never in-
stalled, $1550
(561)447-6538


DISHWASHER- White, Works
very well. $50.
(863)357-7136
DRYER, Kenmore, $100
(863)634-8024
FREEZER- Very large, Like
new. $1000. (239)248-4758

GE WASHER & DRYER- Less
than 1 yr old, white, paid
$700 asking $300
(863)675-3793
MICROWAVE- Hot Point, Good
condition. $15.
(863)467-4567
RANGE, 24" electric, good
condition. $75
(863)357-7065
RANGE- 30", GE, Electric,
White, Almost new $100.
(863)467-1897
REFRIGERATOR, GE, 18.2 cu
ft, Frostfree. White, Almost
new. $100. (863)467-1897
STOVE, Frigidiare, Smooth
Top, Electric. Great condi-
tion. Moving. $150.
(863)261-6299
STOVE- Whirlpool, electric,
glass top, white, $100
(863)675-1634
WASHER & DRYER- White,
$300 will separate
(863)763-1884


TANNING BED- 2 yrs old, ex-
cellent condition, $1000 or
best offer (863)467-1152


ADULT 3 WHEEL BICYCLE,
Miami Sun, $100 or best
offer. (989)831-5135
DYNO AIR BIKE- w/green pegs
to grind with and rotating
handle bar. Good cond. $50
neg (863)634-2974



STEEL BUILDING
SALE!...Huge savings.
Manufacturer direct, 26
years. Withstand high wind
and heavy snow. Limited
quantities. For SPECIALS,
call Pioneer. (800)668-5422
or visit www.pioneer-
steel.com.
STEEL BUILDINGS. Factbry
Deals. Save $$$. 40 x 60' to
100 x 200'. Ex: 50 x 100 x
12' =' $3.60/sq ft.
(800)658-2885. www.rigid-
building.com.



CHAIN LINK GATE- 4 ft. with
ood latch and all hardware
20 (863)467-1642
DOORS- Sliding Glass, White,
Like New, $50 or best offer
(863)675-1634
GARAGE DOORS- White,
Brand new, 10 x 12, $600
(863)675-9237
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
352)498-0778 Toll Free
888)393-0335.


HEELIES, Worn twice, brown,
white & orange, size 9. Pd.
$95, asking $60
(863)763-0367


HEELYS SHOES- Size 6, black,
& red, single wheel, excellent
condition, $25
(863)634-5038
WEDDING DRESS- White w/
silver beading, Size 14, paid
$600 asking $150
(863)634-6601


COLLECTIBLES: Many wolf
items (figurines, comforters
and more). $200 for all. Will
separate. 239-340-8503
ELVIS COLLECTION, Many
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $350
neg. (863)467-0627
HOLIDAY BABIES (3)
'96,'97,'98, still in box. $175
for all or will sell separate
(863)634-5038



DELL COMPUTER XR Office,
games, Fast, $149
(863)843-0158


CERAMIC MOLDS, Assorted,
$150(863)357-3240
QUILTING FRAME, Hinterberg,
Wooden, For King or Queen.
$125. (863)674-1755



FIREPLACE MANTEL- Brand
new. Mantel only. $200. or
best offer. (863)763-6747


ACCENT TABLES, (3), white,
(1) rectangle, (1) round &
(1) round with lamp, $40.
(863)674-1276
ARMOIRE / ENTERTAINMENT
CENTER- Black, all wood,
$250 or best offer
(863)227-0173
CHAIRS (35), Brown metal,
folding. $105 for all or will
separate. (863)675-3230


Armoire Ladies, Blonde with
gold accents, 5 doors w
sweater comp.,solid wood
$150 (863)467-4572
BUNK BED, Loft style, all in
one, purchased at Badcock,
exc. cond. $500
(863)763-6430 Iv. msg.
Chase Lounge Elegant, solid
cream velour like material,
$250 or best offer
(863)227-0173
CHINA CABINET- For Buffet,
45 x 41 x 12, glass doors
and shelf with light, $35
(863)763-1997
COMFORTERS (2): King size,
brand new, pictures of
wolves on them. $60 or will
separate. 239-340-8503.
COMPUTER ARMOIRE, Dark
wood, double doors close
with key lock. $100
(863)763-3191
COMPUTER DESK, 3W' long x
4' tall. Has top shelf and
cabinet, $40 (863)763-5067
COMPUTER DESK, 72"x30"
deep, with top tower shelf,
excellent condition. $45
(863)763-1997
COMPUTER DESK, with hutch,
small drawer, file cabinet &
keyboard drawer. $75
(863)763-3191
COUCH- 3 cushion, Gray, Sil-
ver & Black. Like new. $100.
or best offer. (863)467-1532
DAYBED: Trundle, Like new.
Only 1 year old. $300.
(863)675-0777
DROP LEAF TABLE- Mahoga-
ny, With drawer. Rough con-
dition. Needs refinishing.
$200. (561)261-0766
KITTEN- Great Christmas Gift
M, orange tabby/white, litter
trained, 1st shot's, will hold
$15. (443)262-2740
LIVING ROOM SET- $100
(863)467-6702
MATTRESS & BOX SPRINGS-
Sealy Posturepedic Pillow
Top, Queen size, 2 months
old,$200 (772)812-3300
Oriental DR Set- Large, China
Cabinet, table, 8 chairs,
serving cart, $1500 or best
offer (863)467-4871
RIDER/GLIDER ROCKER & Ot-
toman Maple, Removable
cushion. Good condition.
$65. (863)357-8788
SOFA- Like new. Wine col-
ored, with recliners at each
end. $250 (863)675-0777
SOFA SECTIONAL, 3 pc. set
w/Sleeper & Recliner. Light
beige pattern. Excellent con-
dition. $525. (863)357-5754
WROUGHT IRON- 2 Glass End
Tables, 1 Coffee Table $250
(863)467-4572



GOLF BAG- Hooters w/digital
score, (2) pro velvet grips,
like new, $150
(863)763-6369
GOLF CART: Easy Go, Electric,
Complete canvas w/windows,
lights, horn. Like new cond.!
$1950. neg (772)971-9474
GOLF CLUBS- Complete,
matched set, metal woods,
irons, bag, putter & Callaway
BB #1. $150. 863-946-3123
LADIES GOLF CLUBS- set,
right handed, McGregor bat-
tle sticks incid woods, bag
$125(863)467-7703


CARPINE- US Springfield,
model 1884, has type "C"
front to sight, $1200 or best
offer (937)215-0307
COBRA ARMS- 9 MM, Derrin-
ger, holster $ cartridges,
$125 or best offer
(863)983-7915
GUN CABINET- Made of wood
& glass. Hold 8 rifles with
storage drawer. $95. Okee.
(863)610-0632


MAGS- (3) Ruger Mini 14,
steel, not used, $145
(863)301-0250
Remington 700PSS
W/Cal. Leopolt scope $1350
Smith & Wesson
Model 22A-1 -$300
Model 351PD -$375
(561)951-8767
SMITH & WESSON- Highway
Patrolman model 28, 357
mag, 4" bbl., target grips &
sights $350 (937)215-0307



AB LOUNGE, As seen on TV,
already assembled wlvideo.
Pd. $199, never used. Asking
$125. (863)697-6472
FREE WEIGHT GYM: $250'ori
best offer. (863)467-6088



TRASH CONTAINER- Wood,
decorative country, kitchen,
holds 13 gallons. Only $20.
863-467-8681.


LADIES RING, European cut,
1/3ctw, white gold. $475
neg. (863)634-9620 Okee
MENS BRACELET, Heavy, cu-
ban link. $500 neg.
(863)634-9620 Okee


LIGHT FIXTURES- Fluores-
cent. 2'x2' with cover &
bulbs. Great for kitchen. Still
in box. $10. (863)763-1997


BEDSIDE COMMODE- New,
$50. (863)357-2891 Leave
message
LIFT CHAIR, Beige, $300
(863)675-0548
SHOWER CHAIRS- New, $10.
(863)357-2891 Leave mes-
sage.


AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Job place-
ment assistance. CALL Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121 www.onli-
neTidewaterTech.com.
CAMERA PHONE- Nextel 1870,
w/ MP3 and Blue Tooth, Like
New, $295. (863)634-7125
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000, ext.600.
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
GATSBY WHIRLPOOL TUB -
Rectangular, seats 4. Kept in-
side, great condition. W/Cover.
$1500.863-843-0913 Lv msg
WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy
Direct and Save! Full Body
units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL
TODAY! (800)842-1305
www.np.etstan.com.
YAMAHA ZUMA SCOOTER-
'05, 49cc, 40 actual miles,
Garage kept. $1700.
(863)675-6437



BASS GUITAR, Fender Jazz,
Marcus Miller Signature
model, Like new, $575.
(863)357-7406
DRUMS, Ludwig Junior, 5
piece, with symbols & stool.
Like new. Retails $355, asking
$150 (863)763-6987


GUITAR- JOHNSON Acoustic,
Black, excellent tone, seldom
used, like new, soft case,
$95 (863)634-9316


BABY MINI POT BELLY PIGS
$50 (863)983-7702
BEAGLE, AKC reg., tri color,
male, 6 mos. old, shots up
to date, needs room to run.
$350 (863)610-1197
BEAGLE PUPPIES(4): Females,
6 wks, wormed & 1st shots,
APR reg. incl. pedigree certif.
$250 ea. (863)634-7723
BEAUTIFUL, Loving pets, toy
size, purebred Toy Fox Terrier
,& Japanese Chins. $350 each.
-'(863)983-6537 .:-. '
CAT- Siamese Lynx Point
Snow Shoe. With white
paws. Male. 3 mo. $500.
(863)357-3369
CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES- UKC
Cert. All shots, Vet. checked.
$300, $400 & $450.
863-763-3073
CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES- 1
male & 1 female. 8 weeks.
$300. ea. (863)634-9645
FISH TANKS- 150 gal, 50 gal.,
29 gal, (2) 10 gal., all for
$160 or will sell separate
(863)201-3492
JACK RUSSELL PUPPIES, (5),
ready 12/22, will hold til
Christmas, $200 each.
(239)657-8549
LR SET- 6PC, North Carolina,
brown, DR TABLE w/5
chairs, sturdy, all for $500
neg. (863)675-2783 Muse
MIN. PINSCHER PUPPIES, 8
weeks. CKC Reg. Shots &
health papers. $400 each.
(863)634-1062
PIT BULL PUPS (9): 3 male, 6
female. Mother is registered.
Available wk after Christmas.
$300 each. 863-763-1001.
SCHNAUZER silver, 22 mos
old, ears & tail cropped, all.
shots $295 (561)271-1032



QUILTING MACHINE: "Stretch"
Long Arm, Frame & Tracks.
Everything included. $2500
(863)674-1755


POOL TABLE, 8" Regulation,
$300 (863)357-3240
POOL TABLE, slate, 8', $300.
(863)467-8187
POOL TABLE, Slate w/acces-
sories. $450 or best offer.
(863)467-6088
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TV, Large 60", Good condi-
tion. $800. (239)248-4758
WEB TV- (2) New, in box,
Magnavox Plus, Sony, (1).
Magnavox Classic, $75 will
sell separate (863)763-2773


BENCH DRILL PRESS, Crafts-
man, 1/2" chuck. $100
(863)612-9233 LaBelle
CHAINSAW- Poulan Pro, 42
cc, 18", (2) Pick-up bed Fuel
Tanks, w/ hand pumps $399
will separate.(561)951-8767
COMPOUND SAW- Portable
Craftsman, cuts angle, new
blade and stand $60
(863)763-8797
ELECTRIC PRESSURE WASH-
ER, 1200 psi, $100
(863)612-9233 LaBelle
GENERATOR- Briggs & Strat-
ton, 550/8550, 10 hp, new,
$325 (561)951-8767
GENERATOR: EG3500, Honda,
brand new, still in box. $950.
863-673-5159
MIG WELDER, 25' spool gun
with accessories. $1400.
(772)332-1438


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PRESSURE WASHER: 2700
PSI, Sears. $350.
863-673-5159
WELDER, portable, 200 amp,
engine driven, $450.
(863)674-1276


COLOR GAME BOY- with
adapters, lights w/magnifier,
6 games $100
(863)763-3551
TMX ELMO! New 10 th Anni-
versary Edition, in box.
$130. (561)818-1352


KARAOKE- Professional, Vo-
cal Pro., $100 (863)467-9054
SPEAKER- 12" audiobahn, 1
truck and 1 car box, 200
watt amp, power, wires &
fuse, $150 (863)697-3865


NEW COIN COLLECTOR want-
ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891
SHOT GUN, Automatic or dou-
ble barrel, 16 or 20 gauge.
Please call (561)261-0766
WANTED: FLORIDA 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


CHRISTMAS TREE, 6 ft., with
dozens of ornaments. 25
years old, looks real. $50
(863)763-550'1


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Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered B25
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies B45
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies B60
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865


BALES OF HAY, 100. bales,
$200. or will sell separate.
(863)763-1370


APPALOOSA GELDING, white,
12 years old. Shots up to date.
For intermediate rider. $900
(863)763-0367 / 801-9494
BUCKSKIN-PAINT, 3.5 years
old mare. 16 hands. Very
sweet. Rides good. Incld all
tack. $2500. (863)357-6642
FILLY- 6 mo old. Registered
Quarter Horse, Running bred,
Gray, Very gentle. $600.
(863)763-6968/634-0253
PALOMINO MARE, Around 20
years old, brood mare only.
$200 (239)340-8502
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GAS GRILL, Charbroil, 2 burn-
er, with lava rocks. $50
(863)763-5501
RIDING MOWER- Murray,
14hp, 2 cyl, 42" deck, many
new parts, w/new utility cart,
$500 (863)763-3551

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onedos/
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Room to Rent 955
Storage Space
Rent 960



FROSTPROOF, 2BR/1BA,
Duplex, central air/heat 324 W
4th St. $475/mo. 1st, last &
$400 security (863)438-8301
or (863)605-4021 .


OKEECHOBEE, To share 3BR
house, utilities & cable incl
$600/mo. 1st months rent &
sec. req'd. (863)673-6559


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Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property- Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property -Sale 1055
Property Inspectionl080
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



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Estate. Heavily Wooded with
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$29,900. (800)230-6380,
ext.620.
NORTH CAROLINA MOUN-
TAINS 3.5 acres on the
headwaters of Valley River!
Drive & house pad cleared.'
High elevation. $119,500.
valleytownrealty@veri-
zon.net (800)632-2212 val-
leytownrealty.com
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WITHOUT A QUIET TITLE
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(949)798-1180 www.taxtit-
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TENNESSEE Affordable lake &
mountain properties..LOw
property taxes. No state in-
come tax Four seasans-
Southern hospitality. For
more info Call Lakeside Re-
alty (888)291-5253
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
WYOMING RANCH DISPER-
SAL 35 acres 49,900; 70
acres $89,900; 110 acres -
$132,900. Snow-capped
mountain views. Surrounded
by gov't land. Abundant wild-
life. Recreational paradise.
Low taxes. EZ terms, Call
Utah Ranches, LLC.
(888)541-5263.


Mobile Homes


An 800 sq. ft. living area
in Barows Fish Camp,
441 SE, c/a, good cond.,
$14,500 neg. 863)763-4149
or(561)-758-4337
PRIMROSE RV PARK, S/W, Lg
FL/RM, Rim Canal, New win-
dows/Shutters, Clean, $3500.
(561)641-1792 or see Wes

Recreation



Boats 3005
Campe/RVs 3010
JetSkiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motoraycles 3030
Sport Vehi ATV 3035



ALUMINUM, V Bottom, 14',
Smokercraft w/like new trail-
re & 18hp Tohatsu motor.
$1850 (863)763-4680
BASS '90- 21 ft., stratos with
200 hp mercury, hyd. steer-
ing and gps system $5500
(863)634-7735
BASS TRACKER- '06, 19ft
Spec. Ed., 90hp Mere. Opti-
max, $14,900 or will trade.
(863)763-6854
BOATERS PROJECT, Too
much to list. $2500
(863)824-6781 anytime
HURRICANE DECK BOAT 20'
better than new. Loaded.
W/trlr. Reduced to $16,000
due to health. Call
863-946-6639/634-2401
JON Boat- 12 FT., transom,
great for hunting, green, 6 hp
Johnson, trailer excellent
cond. $400 (863)763-8797
MASTERCRAFT1995, Ski
Boat w/trailer. Great shape
$10,000. (863)675-1307
PONTOON BOAT, 24', 60hp
Evinrude, $1900
(863)763-9998 -
RANGER- 14', 50hp Johnson.
Trailer included Great gift.
$1400. or best offer.
239-233-0413
RANGER 354V 1992, 150 hp
Evinrude XR SS Prop., Com-
plete rebuild w/less than 75
hrs. 36 v. motor guide, 3 bank'
charger, tournament rigged.
Ranger trailer w/new wheels &
tires. Cover. Always:garaged.
Excellent.condition. $10,000.
(561)262-0493
promax13@adelphia.net


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Ranger 520VX, '01, 225hp
Evin., 101 Ib. thrust trolling
mtr., jack plate, steel prop,
GPS map w/depth & fish
finder, charger sys., bimini
top, dbl axle trlr & much
more.Health problems, Must
Sell! $18,900. NADA value
$24,000.Call (863)634-6134
SAILBOAT- 22.8', Sails & 9.9
motor w/swing kill. 3 sails
w/spinker & pole. $1900. or
best offer. (863)467-7336
SEA KAYAKS- 2, 17', Pursuit
& Kodiak, $900. Will separ-
ate. (863)357-7406
TRI-HULL, 15ft., 55 hp John-
son Motor, $1000 or best offer
(863)357-0406 or
863)697-2998


Coachmen Travel Trailer '88:
Sleeps 4, AC & heat, gas range,
gas/elec fridge. $4200. In Pio-
neer, Henry Co 561-827-2464
Fleetwood American Dream
'00, 40 FT. 2 Slides/11K, Many
extra's! Garaged, $120,000 or
possible trade. 863-467-5207
MOTOR HOME: Argosy, 1978,
air stream product, 28 ft
long, AC, fridge, and more.
$6000.561-261-0766


HD Leathers: Ladies, 3 jack-
ets, chaps, pants, boots, hel-
met, like new, $175 will sep.
(863)610-1964
HONDA 2004 Arrow Shadow
750: Windshield, Low mileage,
premium bags, garaged. Ex-
tra's. $4,400. (863)983-9585
HONDA CRB5R '06-very good
condition, runs great, $2200'
or best offer (863)599-0788
HONDA REBEL 2003 250 CC,
2,475 mis. Extra's! Show
Room Condition. $2500 Firm
863-634-5862/467-8573
TRAILER, Single cycle, tilt
with ramp, galvanized, 12"
tires, 12'2" overall length.
$550 (863)357-2113



E-TON 2005 VIPER Jr., Exc.
cond. Perfect for Christmas.
$700 (863)763-6430 Iv. msg.
GO CART, 1 Seater, 5 hp,
Briggs & Stratton, Runs
bood. Nice Christmas Gift!
$350. (863)801-3890
GO CART, Large, runs & looks
good. New $1200 asking
$600(863)467-8849.


GO CART- runs, $300
(863)634-7706
HONDA "03, 4 wheeler, re-
con., 250 ES, excellent
cond., $1800
(863)467-1717

Automobiles



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



CADILLAC DEVILLE, 1992 -
Runs great, a/c, $1,500 firm.
Call 863-946-1859.
CADILLAC EL DORADO '97,
ETC, Fully loaded, white pearl
diamond, has new parts,
$5500 (561)723-1849
CAMARO Z28 '80- all original,
350 auto, Power windows,
For Sale or Trade, $1700
(863)634-6601
DODGE NEON '95, 4 door, au-
to., a/c, 4 cyl., good on gas,
new tires, needs minor work.
$750 ne5(863)634-8506
FORD ESCORT ZX2 '99- 5
speed, new AC, runs good,
white w/gray interior, $1800
neg.(863)805-2822
FORD MUSTANG- '88, Good
shape. Runs good. $2500.
(863)634-1746
FORD THUNDERBIRD '88,
Needs work. $300
(772)597-6240
GEO TRACKER '92- fair condi-
tion, $1000 or best offer
(863)467-6778,
MERCURY MARQUIS-GS '02,
Adult driven, garage kept 30k,
$10,900 (863)675-4409
PONTIAC FIERO '88, 4 cyl., 5
speed, Pioneer CD player,
sunroof, great on gas, good
tires.$1200 (863)447-0270
SATURN 2000:. AC, runs
great. Asking $3000 or will
trade for small truck.
863-342-3551


AAA announces traffic


safety poster contest


SNational school traffic safety
poster contest to award over
$18,000
TAMPA, FL.-Students in
grades K-12 are invited to par-
ticipate in the 63rd annual AAA
Traffic Safety Poster Program
national competition, which
will award 52 prizes totaling
$18,400.
"The poster contest was cre-
ated to educate all students on
traffic safety issues that affect
them," said Sojeila Orengo,
manager of traffic safety pro-
grams for AAA Auto Club
South. "But the ultimate goal is
to reduce traffic and pedestrian
crashes,the number one cause
of death for children ages three
to 14."
Students are asked to design
posters that support the follow-
ing safety themes designated
for their grade division:
Primary (Grades K-2):
Pedestrian and Child Passenger
Safety (i.e., Proper use of
booster seats, night time visi-
bility, etc.)
Elementary (Grades 3-5):
Getting to School Safely (i.e.,
Helmet use, interacting with
motorists, obey your AAA
School safety Patrols, etc.)
Junior High (Grades 6-8):
How to be a Good Passenger
(i.e., Buckle up, don't distract
the driver, dangers of using a
cell phone, etc.)
Senior High (Grades 9-
12): Safe Teen Driving (i.e.,
Alcohol awareness, distracted
driving, aggressive driving,
etc.)
The judging 'criteria for
posters will be based on the
relationship of the entry design
to traffic safety practices, the
originality of how the idea is
expressed in the design, and
the visual and creative impact
of the design.
High school students also
have the option of presenting a
poster, graphic arts electronic
submission, or an audio,'visual
public service announcement
of one. to two minutes. The
message should caution driv-
ers to avoid the many dangers
facing teen drivers today. PSA
entries must be submitted in
DVD format only. '
The top entrant nationally in
each of the four grade-level
divisions will win the Grand


Award: a $5,000' Visa Gift'
Check for the Senior High win-
ner and a $1,000 Visa Gift
Check each for the three win-
ners from grades K-8.
In the second category of
awards, Regional Awards, the
states are broken into four
regional groups. First, second,
and third-place prizes will be
awarded for each region with
$300, $200, and $150 Visa Gift
Checks respectively.
For complete contest entry
rules or to request an entry
form, log on to AAA.com/traf-
ficsafety and click on the link
for the AAA National School
Traffic Safety Poster Program.
All contest entries for stu-
dents in Florida, Georgia, Puer-
to Rico, and the western two-
thirds of Tennessee should be
submitted:to AAA Auto Club.
South, Attn: Traffic Safety, 1515
N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL
33607 by Jan. 26, 2007.
.Last year, four national win-
ners came from AAA Auto Club
South territory:
1.) Nicholas Mira, a 5th
grader at Calusa Elementary in
Miami, Fla., won the first place
grand award in the 3-5 grade
category.
2.) Kayla Nelson, a 2nd
grader at Mitchell Elementary
in Tampa, Fla., won the second
place national award for
Region 2 in the K-2 grade cate-
gory.
3.) Sharon Kay, a 5th grader
at Oakridge Elementary in Hol-
lywood, Fla., won the second
place national award for
Region 2 in the 3-5 grade cate-
gory.
4.) Candido Talaverra, a
12th grader at Gainesville High
School in Gainesville, Ga., won
the second place national,
award for Region 3 in the 9-12
grade category. .Visit
AAA.com/trafficsafety to. see
their winning artwork.
AAA Auto Club South is the
fourth largest affiliate within
the, AAA federation' with 70.
branches serving 4 million
members in Florida, Georgia,
the western two-thirds of Ten-
nessee and Puerto Rico. Since
its founding in 1938, AAA Auto
Club South has worked to pro-
tect and advance freedom of
mobility and improve travel
safety.,


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Think twice about pets for gifts


When it comes to giving pets
as a gift, experts say think twice.
Pets aren't like fruitcakes some-
thing to be handed .oit that no
one wants and is eventually dis-
carded.
Giving a pet as a gift can often
:be a present the recipient doesn't
want, and both the animal- and
.the owner end up unhappy, says
Dr. Bonnie Beaver, an. animal
behavior expert at Texas A&M
University's College of Veterinary
Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.
"If you think you might want to
give someone a pet, make very
sure the recipient wants a pet,"
Beaver says.
"A person getting a pet as a gift
should know about it beforehand
and should be in the decision-
making process. He or she should
have a say in the selection of an
animal the person will have for


the next 10 to 15 years."
Another reason to think twice
about ghing a pet as a Christmas.
gift deals with the calendar it's
not the best time, of year for dogs;
and cats as stocking stuffers
because of wires and decora-
tions.
Electrical cords. are more
prevalent at Christmas and these
are often chewed on by puppies
or kittens, Beaver notes. Christ-
mas tinsel can be an attractive toy
but one that is deadly for animals
if they swallow it, she adds, and
plants such as the Poinsettia can
harm animals if they should chew
on the ever-present red leaves.
"Often at this time of year, peo-
ple haven't had a chance yet to
'kitty-proof' or 'puppy-proof'
their homes," she continues.
"Puppies and kittens like to eat
things they shouldn't, and there


are lots of these untouchables
around at Christmas time. You
have to be more careful about
things left ou' than at other times
ofthe year."
Beaver says if you are consid-
ering giving someone a pet, espe-
cially a child, show the recipient a
.picture of a pet at a.pet store and
let he or she go later to select one,
or give a gift coupon to the person
for a selection at a later date.
Sometimes giving a stuffed toy
to a youngster lets the child know
a pet is coming and he or she can
be part of the decision on which
one to select, Beaver adds.
"If the child doesn't like the
pet, .the parents wind up caring
for it, which often they don't want
to do," she adds.
Unwanted' pets at Christmas
usually show up at animal shel-
ters a.few months later, Beaver


believes.
"It usually takes a couple of
months for the recipient to deter-
mine the pet is not something he
or she wants to keep, and it's in
the early spring that shelters see
an increase in animals coming
through their doors.
"The novelty has worn off and
the animal is no longer wanted. A
pet should be something people
enjoy, and with holiday stress and
not much time during Christmas,
a pet is often just not a very sensi-
ble gift."
About Pet Talk:
Pet Talk is a service of the Col-
lege of Veterinary Medicine, Texas
A&M University. Stories can be
viewed on the World Wide Web
at
du/pettalk/>.


Fire Department encourages fire-safe decorating


Bartow, FL. This is the time
of year when friends and neigh-
bors begin decorating, plugging
in extra lights and putting up
Christmas trees, and the Polk
County Fire Department urges
residents to inspect their homes
for holiday hazards. More than
four of every ten home Christ-
mas tree fires are caused by an
electrical problem or malfunc-
tion. One in four home Christ-
mas tree fires resulted from a
heat source placed too close to
the tree. Seven percent were
started by children playing with
fire.
Follow these few holiday safe-
ty tips to a happy and safe holi-
day season: .


(National Fire Protection
Association, 2005)
Follow the manufacturer's
instructions on how to use tree
lights.
Any string of lights with
'worn; frayed oi broken cords or
loose bulb connections should
not be used.
Check your strands of lights
to determine the number of
strands that may be connected. .
Connect no more than
three strands of push-in bulbs
and a maximum of 50 bulbs for
screw-in bulbs.
Always unplug Christmas
tree lights before leaving. home
or going to bed.
Never use lit candles to dec-.


orate a tree, and place them well
away from tree branches.
When purchasing a live or
cut tree, check for fresh, green
needles.
Try to keep live trees as
rnoist as possible by giving them
.plenty of water daily. Do not pur-
chase a tree that is dry or drop-
ping needles.
Children are fascinated
with Christmas trees. Keep a
watchful eye on them when
around the tree and do not let
them play with the wiring or
lights.
Choose a sturdy tree stand
designed not to tip over.
When purchasing an artifi-
cial tree, be sure it is labeled as


fire-retardant.
Make sure the tree is at least
three feet away from any heat
source, such as fireplaces and
radiators.
Try to position the tree near
an outlet so that cords are not
running long distances.
Keep these few tips in mind
when preparing your home for
the company of friends and fam-
ily this holiday season. For more
information, visit the National
Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) website at
www.nfpa.org or call your local
fire department. We wish you a
safe and happy holiday season!


Check out health clubs before signing contracts


TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Agri-
culture and Consumer Services
.Commissiorner Charles H. Bron-
son is reminding Florida resi-
dents to check out health clubs
.before signing any contracts or'
all they might end up losing is
Money.
Getting in shape is one of the
top New Year's resolutions and
many people may be consider-
ing buying a gym membership
for a loved one over the holiday.
But Mr. Bronson urges con-
sumers to do their homework
and not assume they can cancel
a contract if they simply change
their minds about attending a
club.
"A gym membership is a great.
gift, but it is an investment and
buyers should be sure that it is a
gift the recipient will use before
they invest the money," Bronson
said. "Health club contracts are
legally binding like any other
contract and require .some
thought and investigation."


The Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Ser-
vices administers the Health Stu-
dio Law, which provides con-
sumers with some rights but also
spells out their responsibilities.
Health clubs are required to reg-
ister with the Department's Divi-
sion of Consumer Services and
many must also post a bond that
can be used to repay members if
the facility goes out of business.
The. refunds are provided in
cases where members pay pre-
paid memberships.
In fiscal year 2005-06, the
Department registered 1,948
health clubs, of which 422 were
new applications. Halfway
through fiscal year 2006-07, 752
health clubs have registered, 184
of which are new applications.
"Unfortunately, many people
are so focused on getting in
shape, they sign up for a mem-
bership without bothering to
read the fine print of a contract,"
Mr. Bronson said. "But there are


issues that are covered that con-
sumers really need to know
about from the onset, such as
under what conditions they can
cancel, what activities are cov-
ered in the membership and
other aspects that may be impor-
tant to the consumer's needs."
The law provides consumers
with the right to cancel a con-
tract for certain reasons includ-
ing: cancellation within three
days of signing a contract, exclu-
sive of holidays and weekends,
but it must be done in writing; if
the facility moves more than five
miles away from the original
location and fails to provide,
within 30 days, a facility of equal
quality located within five miles;
if a person becomes physically
unable to use most of the servic-
es for which they contracted,
until the disability ends.
Mr. Bronson also recom-
mends consumers follow these
tips before signing a contract:
Call the Department's


helpline at 1-800-HELPFLA (1-
800-435-7352) to make sure the
health studio is registered and to
check its complaint history.
Find out if the studio has
posted a bond with the Depart-
ment, as most that collect fees in
advance are required to do.
Prior to joining, ask about
the club's cancellation policy
should you move or become
physically unable to use the facil-
ity.
Before signing up, visit the
club during the hours you intend
to use it to determine whether it
is overcrowded and the equip-
ment you plan to use is avail-
able.
Find out if any of the servic-
es offered require an additional
fee.
Learn more about the
Health Studios Act at
http://www.800helpfla.com/heal
thstudiotext.html.


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TOYOTA TERCEL '90, Good
condition, a/c works, auto.,
front wheel drive. $750
(863)467-4537



FORD F150 '79, 351 motor,
C6 Holley, flowmasters, lots
of new parts. $2500 firm.
(863)634-3055
JEEP WRANGLER'89: V8, Che-
vy 350, new tires & wheels,
auto, jacked, red/camel.
$7500. (863)674-0898


YAMAHA, Electric, $900 or
best offer. (989)831-5135



FORD F350- '94, Diesel, su-
percrew, 220 K, runs needs
work, $1500 (863)763-7831
or (772)370-1634


FORD- '86, F350, Diesel,
parts, truck, $800.
(561)951-8767
FORD EXPLORER 1992: 4x4.
Front end burned, but good
for parts (transmission, rear,
etc). $200.863-763-3765
PARTS, 4x4, trans., transfer
cases & other parts. Ford,
Chevy & Jeep. $500 for all,
will separate. (561)644-4840
RIMS & TIRES- 20", $600
(863)528-4444
SUBWOOFER & AMP: 12"
Rockford sub in box. Alpine
320 watt'5 channel amp.
$200 neg. 863-801-1683.
TIRES & RIMS- Ford F150
tires & -Univ. rims,
P265/75R15 Goodyear
$200 (863)261-1562
TIRES- (6) Wrangler,
P265/70R17, (4) ATV, new,
$425 will separate
(561)951-8767
TONNEAU COVER, Fiberglass,
gray, fits '02 current Dodge
Ram short bed. $700 Call
Heather (863)697-0328
TOOLBOX, Aluminum, for
small truck. $75

(863)357-5754


CHEVROLET P/U 1993: Great
work truck! $1400. For more
info call 863-357-5906.
FORD F150- '90, no A/C,
$1200 (863)763-5422 or
(863)610-0412


CHEVY- '83, 1 ton Dually, Au-
tomatic, w/hydraulic lift
dump bed. $1000. or trade.
(863)634-7706
CHEVY PICK UP '93: Dually,
white, clean, 2 door,
custom, big block / auto.
$6500.863-674-0898
CHEVY SILVERADO- '97, red,
35" tires, 10" rims, 4" lift,5
speed, rebuilt motor, trans,
a/c, to much to list, have re-
ciepts, runs excellent, 4.3 L,
$6500 or best offer
(863)467-1456
FORD RANGER- '95, White,
Cold A/C, 4 cyl., Auto.,
$1000. or best offer
(863)357-3400


FORD EXPLORER SPORT- '91,
runs good, needs brakes,
$1000 or best offer
(863)467-6702
FORD HUNTING BUGGY runs
needs some work. $1500
Call Erik863-634-0771


TSC 4X8 TRAILER- brand new
$400 (863)467-6778
UTILITY TRAILER- 6x9, home-
made, new condition (new
floor, paint, lights, etc). $550
or best offer (863)763-3735


CHRYSLER TOWN & COUN-
TRY 1994, Runs needs work.
$500 (863)675-7419
DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
SPORT 1998, Runs good.
Rebuilt engine & trans.
$2300 (239)495-0052
PLYMOUTH VOYAGER '95,
Excellent cond. Ice cold a/c,
p/w, p/l, new battery, 158k,
$2000 (863)697-6680

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Fields-Huston Gives Keys to



Cadillac XLR Winner Carla Porter


congratulations to Carla Porter of
Winter Haven! She held the winning
Ticket in Mid-Florida Medical
Services Foundation's raffle for a sleek new 2006
Cadillac XLR convertible from Fields-Huston
Cadillac in Lake Wales.

But the big winners are the patients and families
served by the Mid-Florida Medical Services
Foundation and Winter Haven Hospital. That's
because the raffle's proceeds close to $30,000 -
will go toward patient care initiatives underway
at the hospital. As part of the recent Foundation
Gala, the raffle was key to pushing the event's
total proceeds to over $475,000.

It was a record for the fourth consecutive year.
And it could not have been done without the
commitment and support of community sponsors
such as Fields-Huston Cadillac.

"We can't thank our corporate sponsors like
Fields-Huston Cadillac enough," says Richard
Straughn, Foundation Chairmain. "Without their
support, it would be tough to achieve advances
like the Bostick Heart Center, the new UF Shands
Cancer Center, our nationally accredited stroke
center and the nationally recognized Regency
Medical Center for women and children."


Why do east Polk County's corporate philanthro-
pists support the Mid-Florida Medical Services
Foundation?

"For us, it's about having access to world-class
physicians and health-care services locally" says
Dave Huston. "All of us at Fields-Huston
Cadillac are proud to be part of ensuring that we
have state-of-the-art healthcare when we need it."


And the work continues.


"We're thankful for the support of organizations
like Fields-Huston Cadillac," says Joel Thomas,
the Foundation's executive director. "Because we
have an exciting story to tell about the services
Winter Haven Hospital provides and those we are
striving to create for our patients. We look
forward to sharing our story with other
individuals and organizations that want to help us
take health care in east Polk to the next level of
excellence."


Mid-Florida Medical Service;

Foundation


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