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Thursday, August 16, 2007 -Vol. 93 No. 9 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents
At a Glance
The next Regular City Coun-
cil Meeting will be held Monday,
Aug.27, at 6 p.m.
The City would also like to
remind everyone, beginning in
July Regular City Council meet-
ings will be held the second and
fourth Monday for the months
of July, August and September.
Frostproof City Hall is locat-
ed at 111 First Street. For more
information call 635-7855.
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The Frostproof Historical
Museum located at 210 South
Scenic Highway, is open on Sat-
urday afternoons, 1 p.m. until 4
p.m. beginning June 1 through
September 30. Other hours are
available by appointment: call
The Polk Education Founda-
tion has changed their website
address. You may now visit
tion.org to preview the services
and opportunities the Founda-
tion offers to the students and
teachers in Polk County's pub-
lic school system.
The Polk Education Founda-
tion is the.direct support 501
(C) (3) organization for the
Polk County School Board and
raises funds to support services
and programs for which tax
generated dollars may not be
used. To date over $23,500,000
has been raised to support ef-
forts benefiting students and
teachers in this county.
The Special Friends Men-
toring Program of Gulf Coast
Community Care is in search
of caring individuals in Polk
County to share a few hours a
month with a child who is at
risk of abuse and/or neglect.
This program that matches
adult volunteers with children,
ages 3 to 17, to enhance their
socialization skills, self-esteem,
and academic skills. At this
time, Special Friends has open-
ings for mentors throughout
Potential volunteers must be
21 years of age or older, pass
drug screening and a back-
ground check. Training and on-
going support are provided by
If you are interested in mak-
ing a difference in the life of a
child, please call the Special
Friends Program Coordinator at
(863) 904-3000, ext. 124.
Special Friends is funded by
Heartland for Children. Com-
munity Based Care Hardee,
Highlands and Polk Counties.
Gulf Coast Community Care is
a non-profit, community based
social service agency.
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.
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Polk schools resume Aug. 20
Polk County Public Schools
will hold orientation today,
Thursday, Aug. 16.
Orientation is not mandatory
but parents and students are
encouraged to 'attend to meet
teachers and staff, tour schools
and pick-up school supply lists
and other pertinent information.
Some schools have specific times
set aside for orientation depend-
ing on grade level. Listed below
are times for local area schools.
Please call individual schools not
listed for the orientation sched-
ule and information. The first
day of school for all students is
Monday, Aug. 20.
New students must report
to the school office and bring
the following information with
them: birth certificate, up to
date immunization record, and
two current proofs of address
(example; rent receipt, utility
bill, phone bill, cable or satellite
Babson Park Dale R. Fair El-
ementary orientation will be
held for kindergarten through
fifth grade, today, Thursday, Aug.
16, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. At
this time T-shirts will be on sale
for $8. For more information call
Frostproof Elementary will
hold an evening orientation for
kindergarten through second
grade today Thursday, Aug. 16
from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. to ac-
commodate working parents
who were unable to attend the
At that time students and par-
ents can meet the teachers, and
receive a packet of forms to be
filled out and returned to the
Business:New Christian Bookstore opens
Prostproof News/Cindy Monk
Hope Christian Bookstore located at 13 Scenic Highway hosted a Grand Opening cel-
ebration Aug. 3, 2007.
Book store hosts grand opening
By Cindy Monk
Residents of Frostproof wel-
come Hope Christian Book-
store located at 13 Scenic High-
way. Hope Christian Bookstore
is a family owned and operated
business by Pastor Moses and
Deloris Anderson, Jr. The An-
dersons opened the bookstore
on April 23 and recently hosted
the Grand Opening on Aug. 3
offering Free Hot dogs, Potato
chips and a soda.
The Andersons are pleased
to be serving Frostproof and
the surrounding communi-
ties with an extensive line of
inspirational and motivational
They feel they were.spiritual-
ly driven to open the store and
look forward to providing local
and area residents with words
of encouragement whether it's
in the form of book, music,
cards or gifts or an uplifting
The Hope Christian Book-
store is open Monday thru
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 will hold an evening orienta-
tion for third through fifth grade
today Thursday, Aug. 16 from 5
p.m. until 7 p.m. to accommo-
date working parents who were
unable to attend the morning
session. School T-shirts will be
available for purchase for $8.
each. For more information call
Listed below are Back to
School safe travel tips:
Parents & Drivers
Everyone should wear a
seatbelt and children should be
in age and size appropriate car
Stay focused on driving and
don't be distracted by kids in the
See Schools Page 2
TALLAHASSEE The Flor-
ida Public Service Commission
(PSC) has directed Progress
Energy Florida (Progress) to re-
fund more than $13.8 million to
its customers. The Commission
determined the utility company
that serves more than 1.5 mil-
lion Florida. consumers paid
.excessive fuel costs from 2003
Following a careful analysis
of the evidence presented and
much debate, the Commis-
sion determined that Progress
should have started purchas-
ing coal from the Powder River
Basin (PRB) in southeast Mon-
tana and northeast Wyoming
beginning in 2003. PRB coal is
relatively low in cost, has low
sulfur content, and is a reliable
supply. If the shift to PRB coal
had been made, consumers
would have saved considerable
Based on today's decision,
$12,425,492, plus $1,400,715
interest, will be refunded to
See Refunds -iPage 2
Pastor Moses Anderson, Jr. and his wife Deloris officially
announce the opening of the Hope Christian Bookstore
and look forward to serving the residents of Frostproof
and the surrounding areas.
Friday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Sat- more information please call
-urdays 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For 863-635-0535.
from the public
You don't have to ride Mass
Transit to benefit from it. Resi-
dents can benefit from fewer
cars on the roads, less traf-
fic congestion,-fewer exhaust
fumes and less wear and tear
on the roads.
The Polk Transportation
Planning Organization, the long
range transportation planning
operation of the county that is
funded mostly by the Federal
Highway Administration, will
host two public meetings in the
next few weeks to invite pub-
lic comments and suggestions
about proposed improvements
to existing transit services, as
well as, the planned expan-
sion of services into new areas
of the county. These improve-
ments are pertaining to the Cit-
rus Connection, Winter Haven
Area Transit and to the Polk
County Transit routes and ser-
vices. Some of the service im-
provements that are currently
being considered include:
Implementation of Cen-
tralized Scheduling and Dis-
patching of Door-to-Door Trips
Open Brokerage of Door-
See Meeting Page 2
Heat brings health dangers
When the dog days of sum-
mer deliver hot temperatures
and high humidity, the Ameri-
can Red Cross urges residents
to take precautions against the
According to the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention,
approximately 400 Americans
die each year due to summer's
sweltering heat. Furthermore,
the National Weather Service
asserts that excessive heat was
the number one weather-relat-
ed killer, causing more fatalities
per year than floods, lightning,
tornadoes, hurricanes, winter
storms and extreme cold from
1994 to 2003.
Everyone is at risk when
temperatures rise above 90
degrees but the elderly and the
very young are most suscep-
tible to heat and heat-related
illnesses. Heat-related illnesses
can cause serious injury and
even death if unattended. Signs
of heat-related illnesses include
nausea, dizziness, flushed or
pale skin, heavy sweating and
headaches. Victims of heat-re-
lated illness should be moved
to a cool place, given cool
water to drink and ice packs
or cool wet cloths should be
applied to the skin. If a victim
refuses water, vomits or loses
consciousness, call 9-1-1 or
your local emergency number
"At the Red Cross, our main
goal is to help prevent emer-
gencies by educating our com-
munity on how they can protect
themselves and their families
from heat-related illness," said
Phil Attinger, Public Relations
Director for the American Red
Cross Polk County Chapter.
Heat Safety Tips
Dress for the heat. Wear
lightweight, light-colored cloth-
ing. Light colors will reflect
away some of the sun's energy.
It is also a good idea to wear
hats or to use an umbrella.
Drink water. Carry water
or juice with you and drink
continuously even if you do not
feel thirsty. Avoid alcohol and
caffeine, which dehydrate the
body. Avoid using salt tablets
unless directed to do so by a
Eat small meals and eat
more often. Avoid high-protein
foods, which increase meta-
Slow down. Avoid strenu-
ous activity. If you must do
strenuous activity, do it dur-
ing the coolest part of the day,
which is usually in the morning
between 4 and 7 a.m.
Stay indoors when pos-
sible. If air-conditioning is not
available, stay on the lowest
floor out of the sunshine. Re-
member that electric fans do
See Heat Page 2
Submitted photo/Charlene Lawson-WSC
WSC Team receives tour
(I r) Courtney Hall, Andrew McAllister, Jason Roe,
Nicole LeViere, Janet Arriaga, Ryan Barker, and Cindy
Brown, who work in the Admissions Department Team
of Warner Southern College, received a special "Hard
Hat" tour of two new residence halls under construction
on the college's west campus. These new facilities will
house 100 students and are scheduled to be ready for
occupancy by January 2008. The tour was conducted by
Ed Locke, president of Semco Construction. See addi-
tional photo on page 2.
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2 Frostproof News, Thursday, August 16, 2007
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Refu s ter services in a safe, affordable,
Refundand reliable manner. The PSC ex-
ercises regulatory authority over
Continued From Page 1 utilities in the areas of rate base/
customers during 2008. economic regulation; competitive
The PSC is committed to mak- market oversight; and monitoring
ing sure that Florida's consumers of safety, reliability, and service.
receive their electric, natural gas, For additional information,
telephone, water, and wastewa- visit www.floridapsc.com.
Schools while waiting for the bus.
lS Line up facing the bus, not
Continued From Page 1 along side it.
Continued From Page After getting off the bus,
car or with other activities, move out of traffic.
Slow down in school zones. Wait for the bus driver to sig-
Driving just 5 MPH over the speed nal you to cross the street. Walk
limit increases both the risk of hit- away from the front of the bus so
ting a child and the severity of any the driver can see you.
You never know if children Tips for Walking or
crossing the street are paying at-
tention, so remain stopped until Biking to School
the child has crossed not only Walk with a friend.
your lane of traffic, but the adja-
cent lane as well. Pay attention to all traffic sig-
Never pass a vehicle that has nals and crossing guards. Never
stopped at a crosswalk, as they cross the street against a stop
may be waiting for someone to light.
cross. Cross only at crosswalks,
Do not pass a school bus and never run into the street from
when its red lights are flashing, between parked cars.
even if it is on the other side of
the street Look left, right, and over
Use extra care in areas where your shoulder for traffic before
children may enter the road from crossing a street, and continue to
between parked vehicles or other check each direction.
things that block drivers' view of Make sure drivers see you by
the road. And, watch out for bi- making eye contact with them.
cycles. If riding a bicycle, scooter
Tips for School or skateboard to school, always
wear a helmet and ride in the
Bus Riders same direction as traffic. Walk
Do not play in the street your bike if crossing a street.
M meeting Provide Sunday Service
Mn I Implement Regional Express
ntnu Fro P Bus Service on 1-4 Corridor
Continued From Page 1 The meetings will take place
to-Door Trips in the Urban Transit on Monday, Aug. 20 at the Winter
Service Area Haven Public Library, located 325
Implement and Maintain Avenue A, NW, from 4 to 6 pm in
Commuter Assistance Program the meeting room. The public is
Improve Service Hours and invited to attend and learn more
Frequencies on Existing Routes about their options with Transit
Add Bus Routes in the Urban and Paratransit operations in Polk
and Rural Transit Service Areas County. If residents cannot attend
including: Mulberry, North Lake-
land, Berkley Road Corridor/Polk the meetings but would like to
City, East Winter Haven, North would like to submit comments,
Haines City, Ronald Reagan Park- they can e-mail the comments to
way, Poinciana Connector, US DianeSlaybaugh@polk-county.
27 North, USF Campus, Clear net or mail to Polk TPO, C/0 Di-
Springs Mine Area (PCC Corpo- ane Slaybaugh, P.O. Box 9005,
rate College) and a Medical Cir- Drawer TS05, Bartow, FL 33831.
culator Route. For more information contact Di-
Expand Paratransit Services ane Slaybaugh at (863) 534-6486.
Continued From Page 1
not cool, they simply circulate the
Be a good neighbor. During
heat waves, check in on elderly
residents in your neighborhood
and those who do not have air
Learn Red Cross first aid and
CPR. While the above tips can
help prevent emergencies, it is
crucial to know what to do if an
emergency situation arises.
Know what these heat-
related terms mean
Heat cramps: Heat cramps
are muscular pains and spasms
due to heavy exertion. Although
heat cramps are the least severe,
they are an early signal that the
body is having trouble with the
Heat exhaustion: Heat ex-
haustion typically occurs when
people exercise heavily or work
in a hot, humid place where
body fluids are lost through heavy
sweating. Blood flow to the skin
increases, causing blood flow to
decrease to the vital organs. This
results in a form of mild shock. If
not treated, the victim may suffer
heat stroke. Signals of heat ex-
haustion include cool, moist, pale
flushed or red skin; heavy sweat-
ing; headache; nausea or vomit-
ing; dizziness; and exhaustion.
Body temperature will be near
Heat stroke: Also known as
sunstroke, heatstroke islife-threat-
ening. The victim's temperature
control system, which produces
sweating to cool the body, stops
working. The body temperature
can rise so high that brain dam-
age and death may result if the
body is not cooled quickly. Sig-
nals include hot, red and dry skin;
changes in consciousness; rapid,
weak pulse; and rapid, shallow
breathing. Body temperature can
be very high-sometimes as high
as 1050 F.
General Care for
Heat cramps or heat exhaus-
tion: Get the person to a cooler
place and have him or her rest
in a comfortable position. If the
person is fully awake and alert,
give half a glass of cool water
every 15 minutes. Do not let him
or her drink too quickly. Do not
give liquids that contain alcohol
Remove or loosen tight cloth-
ing and apply cool, wet cloths,
such as towels or sheets. Call 9-1-
1 or the local emergency number
if the person refuses water, vom-
its or loses consciousness.
Heat stroke: Heat stroke is a
life-threatening situation! Help is
needed fast. Call 9-1-1 or your lo-
cal emergency number. Move the
person to a cooler place. Quickly
cool the body. Immerse victim in
a cool bath, or wrap wet sheets
around the body and fan it. Watch
for signals of breathing problems.
Keep the person lying down and
continue to cool the body any
way you can. If the victim refuses
water or is vomiting or there are
changes in the level of conscious-
ness, do not give anything to eat
For more information on heat
safety, contact your local Ameri-
can Red Cross:
Polk County (863) 294-5941
Highlands County (863) 386-
You may also visit the national
American Red Cross web site at
The American Red Cross
helps people prevent, prepare
for and respond to emergencies.
Last year, almost a million vol-
unteers and 35,000 employees
helped victims of almost 75,000
disasters; taught lifesaving skills
to millions; and helped U.S. ser-
vice members separated from
their families stay connected. Al-
most 4 million people gave blood
through the Red Cross, the larg-
est supplier of blood and blood
products in the United States. The
American Red Cross is part of the
International Red Cross and Red
Crescent Movement. An average
of 91 cents of every dollar the
Red Cross spends is invested in
humanitarian services and pro-
grams. The Red Cross is not a
government agency; it relies on
donations of time, money, and
blood to do its work.
Submitted photo/William B. Hankins, Jr.
Martina and William B. Hankins
I! -i ~land Chapel in Longboat Key, by
MI Onk -Reverend Kenneth L. Gill.
The bride wore a long white
H an kin s gown with a matching veil and
i carried a bouquet of White and
Martina Griffin Monk and Wil- pink roses.
liam B. Hankins, Jr. of Sarasota, A reception followed in the
FL., would like to announce they Longboat Island Chapel garden.
were joined in marriage Saturday, The couple is planning a trip
June 23, 2007 at the Longboat Is- to Italy.
Air Force Airman Ricardo Rey-
na has graduated from basic mili-
tary training at Lackland Air Force
Base, San Antonio, Texas.
During the six weeks of train-
ing, the airman studied the Air
Force mission, organization, and
military customs and courtesies;
performed drill and ceremony
marches, and received physical
training, rifle marksmanship, field
training exercises, and special
training in human relations:
In addition, airmen who com-
plete basic training earn cred-
its toward an associate degree
through the Community College
of the Air Force.
He is the son of Elva.Reyna of
Submitted photo/Hometown News
Airman Ricardo Reyna
N. Palm Ave., and grandson of
Elva Rivas of Fazinni Drive, both
of Frostproof, FL.
Reyna is a 2006 graduate of
Frostproof High School.
Hospice plans children's
'Back to School Bash'
LAKELAND, Fla. The start
of school is getting close, and
children across Polk, Highlands
and Hardee counties are getting
ready to hit the books.
As a sendoff to summer, the
Bethany Center of Good Shep-
herd Hospice is planning a "Back
to School Bash" on Saturday,
Aug. 25, at the Main Street Baptist
Church, 1140 East Main Street in
Bartow. The free event runs from
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to all
children who have attended the
Bethany Center programs, Camp
Brave Heart or families who want
to learn more about Good Shep-
herd Hospice grief support ser-
vices. Children from across Polk,
Highlands and Hardee counties
are invited to attend, along with
Bethany Center and Camp Brave
"Our 'Back to School Bash'
is a reunion for the children and
volunteers who have taken part
in Good Shepherd Hospice be-
reavement programs," said Ally-
son Moskowitz, Good Shepherd
Hospice bereavement manager.
"This is a day that children and
volunteers can share memories
and catch up with one another
before they get wrapped up in
A waterslide, games and
clowns are just some of the fun
events planned for the "Back
to School Bash." Lunch will be
served and snow cones will help
everyone cool off.
The Good Shepherd Hospice
"Back to School Bash" is free;
however, registration is required
and one parent or guardian must
also attend. Call 863-802-0456 to
register in Polk County. Call 863-
402-1066 to register in Highlands
and Hardee counties.
The Bethany Center of Good
Shepherd Hospice addresses the
unique grief needs of children and
teens who have experienced the
death of a loved one by offering
bereavement support for children
ages 6 to 17. Through specialized
programs, children receive sup-
port and learn how to cope with
their grief. All support programs
offered through the Bethany Cen-
ter are free, and participants need
not have used Good Shepherd
Hospice programs in the past.
Good Shepherd Hospice em-
braces its mission to make the
most of life by relieving the suffer-
ing of patients and their families
affected by life-limiting illnesses
or end-of-life issues. The orga-
nization is a community-based,
not-for-profit hospice that has
been a part of Polk, Hardee and
Highlands counties since 1979.
Good Shepherd is the only local
agency offering hospice programs
accredited by the Joint Com-
mission, which sets the national
standards for healthcare accredi-
tation. Community bereavement
programs offered by Good Shep-
herd Hospice are funded in part
by United Way of Central Florida.
For more information, please visit
the website at www.goodshep-
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Frostproof News, Thursday, August 16, 2007
Christian Fellowship House of Praise
Pastors Wendell and Thelma
16 East First Street, Frostproof.
Service times are Sunday
School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship
11 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 p.m.
and Wednesday Evening 7:30
For more information please
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
the Frostproof Middle/Senior
High School cafeteria, Sundays
at 10 a.m. there is nursery, and
children's church. For informa-
tion please call 635-2704.
Church of God
Rex E. Daniels-Pastor
Frostproof Church of God,
104 Highway 630W, Worship
Services, 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
Moses Anderson, Jr.-Pastor
Hose of Praise Ministry/Church
Of God By Faith, 208 Hopson Rd.,
Worship Services; Sunday School
9:30 a.m., Worship Service 11
a.m., Sunday Evening service
7:30 p.m., Wednesday Evening
Bible study 7:30 p.m. For more
information call 635-7185.
First Assembly of God
First Assembly of God Church
On The Ridge, 825 County Road
630A, Worship Services; Sunday,
8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., nursery
available, Sunday evening service
6 p.m. Youth Fellowship and Bi-
ble study Wednesday evenings at
7 p.m. For more information call
Church of Frostproof
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. For more information call
Church of Frostproof
First Christian Church of Frost-
proof, 2241 County Road 630 W,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship
Service 10:15 a.m., Sunday Eve-
ning Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday
Evening Bible Study 6 p.m. For
more information call 635-6700.
Dioste Ama Spanish
Iglesia Bautista Dios Te Ama
(Dioste Ama Spanish Baptist
Church) lugar (located) 1000 US
Highway 98 West, Frostproof, an-
nunciate y ivitcion (announces an
invitation) Oir la Palabra de Dios
(to hear the Word of God) Do-
mingo (Sunday), at 11 a.m.
First Christian Church South Lake Wales
of Babson Park
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.
Church of Frostproof
First Presbyterian Church,
101 N. Palm Avenue, Frostproof,
FL. Morning Worship Service, 10
a.m. For more information call
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-
Church of God
Rev. Bob Beckler-Pastor
South Lake Wales Church of
God, 210 Presidents Dr., Lake
Wales, Early Morning Worship 9
a.m., Sunday School 10:30 a.m.,
Contemporary Praise Service
10:45 a.m., Sunday Evening Wor-
ship 6 p.m., For more information
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of each month at 7 p.m. at the
Agri-Civic Center at 4509 George
Boulevard, Sebring, FL 33875
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representative covering South-
west Florida including Sarasota,
Manatee, Hardee, DeSoto, Char-
lotte, Lee, Collier and Hendry
In addition to calling on FCM
grower members, Mr. Baxter, 33,
will also lead a regional member-
A Punta Gorda resident, Mr.
Baxter has spent 12 years in the
citrus industry doing everything
from facility operations to grove
"John comes to us with a
strong citrus background and
we are delighted to have him on
staff," Rusty Wiygul, Director of
FCM's Grower Division.
Laurie Hurner, Assistant Di-
rector of Grower Affairs, who
previously served the Southwest
region, will begin covering High-
lands, Okeechobee, Glades, Palm
Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and In-
dian River counties.
Walt Boland will continue to
cover the Polk, Pasco, Hernando,
Hillsborough and Pinellas coun-
ties while Mr. Wiygul will contin-
ue cover the Northern Citrus Belt
including Putnam, Volusia, Semi-
nole, Brevard, Orange, Osceola,
Lake, Sumter, Citrus and Marion
Mr. Wiygul said the reorganiza-
tion is designed to maximize the
service FCM field representatives
can bring to grower members.
FCM staff is available to assist
members with issues regarding
production, labor, regulation and
pests and disease, he said.
For information on how to
join the statewide citrus organi-
zation please contact Wiygul at
Florida Citrus Mutual, founded
in 1948 and based in Lakeland,
is the state's largest citrus grow-
ers organization with more than
8,000 grower members. The
Florida citrus industry employs
90,000 and has a $9 billion eco-
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Ordinance is to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, marital status, ancestry, religion, national ori-
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ACTS PROHIBITED: It is illegal to discriminate against anyone because of race, color, ancestry, national origin,
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Ag Institute meeting explores emerging technologies
ing podcasts and checking blogs
may not be standard practices
for farmers, but that may soon
change. As more people rely on
the internet to gather informa-
tion, receive news and express
opinions, internet-based "social
media" technologies offer unique
opportunities for agricultural or-
ganizations to connect with an in-
creasingly non-farm public, both
as customers and to convey key
messages about the industry.
These technologies will be the
focus of the Agriculture Institute
of Florida's 2007 Annual Meeting,
set for Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront
Resort in Daytona Beach. Josh
Hallett of hyku, LLC, an inter-
nationally recognized expert on
new media communication tech-
nologies, will serve as this year's
keynote speaker. For over 10
years, Mr. Hallett has worked with
public relations practitioners and
corporate communicators world-
wide on integrating these tools
into their organization's public
and media relations strategies.
"So much of what we do in
our business depends on how
information is shared," explained
AIF president Heather Nedley,
who also serves as the director
of the Polk County Farm Bureau.
"Those methods of communi-
cation seem to change daily, so
we look forward to Josh sharing
his expertise on emerging me-
dia trends." The Ag Institute will
also unveil plans for a multi-year
communications campaign, em-
phasizing agriculture's economic
value to the state and highlight-
ing the industry's environmental
stewardship, and will present the
first-ever AIF "AG-Vocate" award,
recognizing an outstanding
spokesperson on behalf of agri-
culture. The meeting will be held
from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and
includes lunch. Seating is limited
and reservations are required. For
registration information, contact
Betsy McGill at (863) 675-2144
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year's AIF meeting is be-
ing held in conjunction with the
Florida Farm Bureau Federation's
Annual Meeting. Those attend-
ing the Ag Institute annual meet-
ing are also invited to attend the
Florida Farm Bureau conference.
For more information, visit http://
Institute Annual Meeting is also
a great way for folks who are at-
tending the Farm Bureau Annual
Meeting to increase their under-
standing of new media.
Since 1970, the Agriculture
Institute of Florida has been dedi-
cated to promoting the value of
Florida agriculture and empower-
ing producers to work effectively
with the media and the public.
The Ag Institute is a volunteer
organization comprised of com-
munications professionals and
individual members from private
companies, agricultural associa-
tions and farms throughout the
state. For more on AIF, visit www.
Regional water shortage continues
Water resource models devel-
S oped by the South Florida Water
Management District (SFWMD)
based on 41 years of hydrologic
data indicate an increased prob-
ability that South Florida residents
will face a continued regional wa-
ter shortage through November,
which is the beginning of the next
dry season. Unless the remain-
der of the wet season brings suf-
ficient rainfall to replenish Lake
Okeechobee, which hit record
lows this summer, the SFWMD
would experience back-to-back
water shortage years for the first
time since the early 1980s.
Despite above average July
rainfall across most of the SFW-
MD, the Lake Okeechobee basin
has received only 18.29 inches of
rain from Jan. 1 through Aug. 8 --
about 67 percent of the historical,
year-to-date average. This repre-
sents nearly a nine inch rainfall
deficit for the year.
As a result, Lake Okeechobee
water levels for this time of year
are the lowest on record and ex-
treme water shortage conditions
persist in the Everglades Agricul-
tural Area and in portions of Hen-
dry, Glades, Okeechobee, Martin
and western Palm Beach coun-
ties. These areas remain in full
Phase III water restrictions.
Due to below average rainfall
and subsequent low groundwater
levels in the District's Lower West
Coast, full Phase II restrictions
remain in place for Lee and por-
tions of Collier, Hendry, Glades
and Charlotte counties.
"Vith,. persistently low
groundwater and surface water
levels 'in' many areas, stages in
Lake Okeechobee will determine
whether the regional water short-
+ age will continue into the next dry
season," said SFWMD Governing
Board Chairman Eric Buermann.
"Ayear ago, the water level in Lake
Okeechobee was nearly three feet
higher thin it'is today and South
Florida subsequently experienced
one the most severe water short-
ages in its history. With no guar-
antees of above average rainfall
to replenish the system, we must
continue to manage our personal
water use wisely and be proactive
By far the largest water body
in South Florida's water manage-
ment system, Lake Okeechobee
provides a substantial portion of
the dry season recharge for Mon-
roe, Miami-Dade, Broward and
eastern Palm Beach counties.
Limited storage capacity in these
densely populated areas forces
reliance on the lake as a back-
up source of water during dry
periods, when residential water
demands typically increase and
outpace system-replenishing rain-
fall. The South Florida dry season
usually begins in November and
continues through May, with lake
levels normally rising during the
wet season and falling during the
The District's water resource
models provide a "position analy-
sis," which is a projection of future
conditions based on historical
precedents. Conducted monthly,
the position analysis considers
daily water levels, rainfall and
over a 41-year period of record
from 1965 to 2005. Beginning
with the lake elevation on August
1, 2007, which at 9.20 feet above
sea level was the lowest lake
stage ever recorded on that date,
the latest Lake Okeechobee pro-
jections found that during most of
the 41 years, the lake stage would
not have reached an acceptable
water level by the start of the sub-
sequent dry season.
"The position analysis is just
one of the tools in our tool box
and while no forecasting method
can predict the future, historical
data plays an important role in
water management," added SF-
WMD Executive Director Carol
Ann Wehle. "We know what the
lake level is today and what the
historical record shows, so based
on that data, we can say with a
fair degree of certainty how the
lake is likely to behave. Because
Lake Okeechobee is such a
strong indicator of regional water
supply conditions, this tool helps
us make informed water manage-
ment decisions and plan for the
According to SFWMD meteo-
rologists, July 2007 produced 8.67
inches of District-wide rainfall,
the area's wettest July since 2001
and second wettest since 1991.
The National Weather Service has
predicted an increased likelihood
of above normal rainfall for South
Florida through October 2007.
However, a developing La Nina
weather pattern in the Pacific
Ocean suggests a likelihood of
below normal rainfall during the
next dry season. If the current re-
cord low Lake Okeechobee levels
continue into the dry season and
should the La Nina weather pat-
tern result in a drier than normal
dry season, severe water shortag-
es could occur during the winter
The SFWMD continues to en-
courage both residential and ag-
ricultural water users throughout
the District to voluntarily reduce
water consumption and observe
normal water conservation prac-
tices. Water managers also have
initiated a rule development pro-
cess to create and implement
a comprehensive Year-Round
Water Conservation Program
District-wide. The program will
include substantial private sector
involvement, focusing predomi-
nantly on water-wise landscape
irrigation, to ensure the long-term
sustainability of the region's wa-
ter resources, increase water use
efficiency and curtail wasteful wa-
ter use practices.
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contractor or customer.
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paid $1200, asking $625. Al-
va/Lehigh area. Call Wendell
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 code 24.
PLYWOOD (50 sheets): $300
for all. Call (561)762-4620
SCREENED PATIO TUBING
(5)- Some black, some
white. Metal tubing. Good
CONVERTIBLE CRIB- With
mattress. Graco Bounce, High
Chair Good cond. $185. Will
CRIB, no mattress. $100
WICKER BABY BASSINET-
Good condition. Natural col-
or(not painted). $60 or best
WOOD CRIB- Excellent condi-
tion, with mattress. $130 will
BOYS CLOTHING- Like new,
25 Collar shirts, Name
brand, Size 14-16. $50.
GIRLS CLOTHING- 45 shirts,
Name brand, Size 10-12.
BASEBALL CARD COLLEC-
TION- 4000 + assorted
cards, 1970-today. $500
ELVIS COLLECTION: Many
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $500
SHIP COLLECTION, Wooden:
$75 for all. (863)228-7230
DELL P4 Complete. Window
XRF Etc. $200 neg.
DESKTOP COMPUTER- Excel-
lent condition $75.00 Call
HP COMPUTER- With acces-
sories, like new. $100
LAPTOP- Dell, Windows XP
many programs, Good
shape, loaded, $350
LAPTOP- needs hard' drive,
New Dell and all accesso-
ries. Wireless Internet & dial
up $150 (863)447-5189
MONITOR- 19" Gateway,
beige,, good picture. $30
BAR- 1950's custom made
bamboo/rattan. 5-1/2 ft long,
2 drawers, $600 or best of-
BED- Craftmatic adjustable,
Twin, Cost $2200. new.
BEDROOM SET- 5 pc, exc
cond, 2 nightstands, 1
dresser w/mirror & 1 ar-
moire. $350 (850)758-7103
BOOK SHELVES- 3, Beige,
Formica, 30x72, adjustable
shelving. Good cond. $75.
(863)674-0950 Will sep.
BUNK BED, with matching
desk & chair. $250
CHAIR, Leather, Burgundy, 6
mob. old, Very soft,, over-
sized. Exc. cond., paid $600,
asking $350 (863)763-0583
COFFEE & END TABLE, Cherry
wood & glass top, like new.
COMPUTER DESK & ENTER
CENTER- asking $150 for
both or will sep
COMPUTER DESK- Entertain-
ment center, black, good
condition. $100 or best offer.
COUCH & CHAIR- very old,
French Provincial $500
COUCH- Light tan/beige tapes-
try w/a recliner on each end.
$350 (863)467-8942 Iv msg
CRAFTMATIC BED, adjustable,
massage & heat, full size,
like new, pd $6500, sell
DRESSERS (2)- 1 white, 1
brown, asking $40 for both
or will sell separate
LIFT CHAIR- Good working
Condition, brown vinyl. $200
or best offer (863)467-4253
ROCKING CHAIR- Slider Glid-
er. Wooden with cushions.
Asking $50 or best offer
SECTIONAL COUCH- 7', Cush-
ions in good condition.
White. $500. or best offer.
SECTIONAL SOFA- 3pc, great
shape, 7 feet long, $175
SOFA, 2 END TABLE COFFEE
TABLE,& TABLE 4 CHAIRS,
& BAR, small table, w/4
chairs $75n (863)467-8745
SOFA SLEEPER- floral pattern,
excellent condition, $200
TABLE & 4 CHAIRS- Good
condition. $25. or best offer.
WALL UNIT, 5pc., glass with
lights, formica, almond col-
or, pd $6,000, asking $800.
EZ-GO GOLF CART '93- New
batts, volt gauge, head/tail
lights, good tires, runs great.
HAND GUN, Black chrome
custom Springfield Armory
Model 1911-A1, 45 cal.
BOWFLEX EXTREME- You
pick it up. $700 or best offer.
COCKTAIL RING, Square, 2
carat diamond, white gold,
warranty, paid $2200, asking
RING- Mans, 10 kt gold pinky
ring w/small diamonds, exc
cond $200 or best offer
PATIO CHAIRS- (4) white,
Clean. $6. for all. Call
Quickie, Like new. 'Pd over
$5000. asking $750. or best
POWER CHAIR: Pride Jazzy
#1113 w/joystick. Exc condo.
Small turn radius. New $5800,
Now $1000. (863)763-6907
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ADULT MOVIES (150+), VHS,
Adult, XXX, $575. or best of-
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
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from home. Medical, busi-
ness, paralegal, computers,
criminal justice. Job place-
ment assistance. Financial
aid and computer provided if
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
used in most HS math class-
es, 8- Sharp, & Ti's, $50 or
sep (863)612-9233 LaBelle
MRE's- 2 Cases, $100. Will
SUNQUEST 2000S 10 BULB
Tanning Canopy. $150. or best
WANTED 10 HOMES needing
siding Windows or sun-
rooms. Save hundreds of
dollars. All credit accepted.
Payments $49/ Month. Call
ALTO SAXOPHONE- Good
condition in case, must sell.
$600 (863)763-3982 call
CLARINET: Wooden, Late
1930's Buffet Crampon Ar-
ticulated G sharp, All org. w/
case. $1000 863-634-4030
FLUTE, like new, $250
GUITAR CABINET: Custom
Built 77"Tx42"W, 2 solid
doors & shelf, Reduced to
$299. neg. (561)633-1371
GUITARS (2), Custom made,
$1000 for both, will separ-
ate, or best offer.
METRONOME- solid mahoga-
ny, Made in Germany, $75
ORGAN, $100 (863)517-1935
COMPUTER TABLE- On
wheels, Good shape. $20.
COPY MACHINE- Commercial,
black & white, Minolta
SP2050, many features,
AMERICAN BULL DOG- 8mo
old, Female, $100. or best.
offer. (863)467-4566 Ask
BIRD CAGE, with playground,
used, good condition, $100.
CHIHUAHUA: 1 year old fe-
male. $150. (863)983-1970
CHIHUAHUA PUPS- Champ
bloodline, CKC reg, $450
DOG KENNEL- Chain link, Like
new, 10x20x6. $250.
MALTESE PUPPIES, AKC, Fe-
male & Male, Shots &
Wormed. Parents on premis-
es. $500. (863)983-1970
MIN SCHNAUZER PUPPY- 4
mo old, AKC & CKC regis.,
all shots & tags, incl kennel.
PITBULL- Red nose pitbull,
has microchip. $200
POODLE, White, 2 yr. old,
Male w/papers. All shots.
PUG- male, 3 yrs old, papers,
asking $200 firm
SHIH TZU- male, 12 wks old,
black w/white markings, all
shots & wormed, $500
(863)228-7230 Must See!!
Stamp Out ITCHAMACALLITS!
Shampoo with Happy Jack"
Paracide II & ItchNOMore'".
Apply Skin Balm '". At farm
& feed stores, www.happy-
YORKIE, female, AKC, $800.
FILTER, Haywood, 3/4 motor
& Perflex filter. $80
TABLE- For boat or motor
home, rectangular, re-
movable, two legs, like new.
MASSIVE AUDIO: 6000 watt
amp, barely used, $450 or
best offer (863)634-6476
MEMPHIS 210- Box, and flip
out TV/Radio, & amp, $500
SUB WOOFERS (2), 12' & JBL
600 watt amp. $500 or best
SUBWOOFER, 15" Eclipse Ti-
tanium in box with 600 watt
Alpine amp. $550. Neg.
(863)697-8676 Lv msg
SUBWOOFERS- 112 Mem-
phis, M3 Series, 800 watts
rms. $125. (863)763-8797
SUBWOOFERS- 2, MMATS
Pearl Audio, 215 Brand
new. Still in box $350.
MAGNAVOX TV- 36", color,
like new, used a few times,
TOSHIBA- 31" w/stand, Great
condition. Asking $150.
- (863)357-6315 or
697-8831. Okee. area
TV, 27", $50 (863)357-0406
ASSORTED MILWAUKEE, DE-
WALT & HILPI POWER
TOOLS, $2,000 will sell sep.
DRILL MACHINE, 1" floor
stand, $150 (863)467-4994
PAINT SPRAYER- Magnum by
Graco XR7, Airless, Like
new, used 1 time. Power
piston $475. (863)697-9704
PORTABLE AIR COMPRES-
SORS (2) 1- 3hp vertical
tank, 1- 2hp 20 gal tank,
$370 or sep (561)676-0427
TORCH- hoses & regulators,
owner tanks. $325 or best
REMOTE CONTROL TRUCK T-
MAX- 1 complete, extra
parts, $650 (863)634-0018
Wanted- Corn/Potato Roaster,
used, in good condition.
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810-
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
MOWER- DR Whisper Lite
cordless electric mower.
New battery, $150.
PICNIC TABLE/GLIDER- Cano-
py & cushions. Brand new.
$700. or best offer.
RIDING LAWNMOWERS (2)-
42", 12 1/2 hp & 14 1/2 hp,
both need work or for parts.
$75 both (863)467-8856
No Fee, No Catch, No Problem!
6 Frostproof News, Thursday; August 16, 2007
RIDING MOWER- Simplicity,
38", 14HP Hydro trans.
Elect. PTO. Runs & works
great. $325. (863)532-0188
WEEDEATER- Stihl 260. $150
or best offer. (863)634-3978
PYGMY DATE PALM- 8 ft tall,
7 trunks, $200
Business Places 910
Farm Property .
House Rent 930,
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
$215/Mo! 48R/2BA HUD
Home! (%5 down 20 years
@ 8% apr) More Homes
Available from $199/Mo! For
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DUPLEX APARTMENT: 2br,
iba, A/C, dishwasher, wash-
er/dryer hookups. 1st, last &
sec req'd. Call 863-635-6399
Hiles I I' I03
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$10,000! Bank Foreclosures,
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low as $199/Mo! 5% down
20 years @ 8% apr. For
Listings (800)366-9783 Ext
$19,000! Only $199/Mo! 5%
down 20 years @ 8%. apr.
Buy, 5/BR $302/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
KINGS BAY 1 br w/private
bath. Full house privileges.
MOORE HAVEN- Furn. rm,
A/C, Dish Satellite, Movie
channels, Util incl $125. wk.
$125. Sec dep (863)946-0355
OKEE., 1 room with private
restroom. Drug Free. Back-
ground check. $350. mo.
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
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
0% Down When you own land.
Modular, -Mobile, & Stilt
Homes. Come visit our Plant
City Model center with over
20 model homes to view.
1-4 Bedroom Homes from
$10,000! Bank Foreclosures,
HUDs Repos and More! As
low as $199/Mo! 5% down
20 years @ 8% apr. For
Listings (800)366-9783 Ext
So/ Central Florida. Lake Lots
Reduced $100,000 Owner
says "SELL'! 1 to 3 acre
lakefront and lake access
properties in a gated com-
munity with city water and
sewer, paved roads and un-
derground utilities. Priced
from $99,900 w/ excellent fi-
nancing available. Call
(866)352-2249 ext 2051.
1ST TIME OFFERED Colorado
Mountain Ranch. 35 ACRES
$39,900: Priced for Quick
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lake, beautifully treed, 360
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Utilities, Boat Launch, Near
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of Knoxville, www.hidden-
So. Colorado Ranch Sale 35
Acres- $39,900 Spectacular
Rocky Mountain Views Year
round access, elec/ tele in-
cluded. Come for the week-
end, stay for a lifetime.
Excellent financing available
w/ low down payment. Call
Red Creek Land Co. today!
(866)696-5263 x 2682.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log
cabin shell on 2 private acres
near very wide trout stream
in the Galax area and New
River State Park, $139,500
MOBILE HOME W/LAND-
Resident from North wants
mobile home w/its own
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035
AIR BOAT Alum, lift, w/150
GPU, dual mags, $4500
AIR BOAT- 13ft deep alum
hull, 0540 angle valve
$9500 neg (863)634-5959
BOAT TRAILER, Rocket, for
17' to 22' boat. $150
(863)357-1784 or 634-2454
BOAT TRAILER, Rocket, for
17' to 22' boat. $200
(863)357-1784 or 634-2454
G3 BASS BOAT '06, 17ft.,
camoflauge, 70hp Yamaha,
trolling motor, center con-
sole, has brake-in oil. $7800
or best offer. (863)467-6960
JON BOAT, 12ft., aluminum,
9.9hp motor & 8hp motor.
$300 or best offer.
SPORTSCRAFT- Tri hull- walk
thru windshield, 60hp Mari-
ner outboard, galv trailer,
[H p II31
CAMPER TOP For Dodge Da-
kota, red. $250 or best offer.
DODGE '89, Motor home, high
top, stove, fridge, shower,
ood motor, body, tires.
GMC CAMPER VAN '86- me-
chanically restored, have re-
ceipts, needs paint $2500
neg. (561)254-7458 Clewist.
ONAN GENERATOR- out of
motor home $450
RI TRAVEL TRAILER '78-
started reconstruction, 31ft,
great hunting camper, $500
or best offer (863)634-7598
TERRY CAMPER: 19', Refrig.,
Stove, Microwave, Sips. 4+,
Cold A/C. Good condition.
TRAVEL TRAILER w/ Built on
Florida Room. $750 or trade
for running vehicle. Location:
Fijian Trailer Park in Okee,
WINNEBAGO TIOGA ARROW
'84, with generator, sleeps 6,
a/c works. $450
BOAT MOTOR, 14.1hp; w/gas
tank & propeller. Needs
work. $200 or best offer.
OUTBOARD MOTOR- Mercury
4hp, Long shaft, 2 stroke,
good condition. $475
STAINLESS PROP- Johnson
200, excellent cond., $135
or best offer (863)763-4643
HARLEY '07- Sportster
XL1200L, Cobalt blue, 900
mi, always garaged,
$11,000 neg (863)612-0550
SUZUKI TL1000S '98, Very
fast. $2500 (239)867-1093
SUZUKIE GS1000 1982, Little
over 10K mis. Garage kept.
ATV '06- 90cc, only 4 hrs of
use, remote start/stop, and
alarm system. $400
BEAR TRACKER- '02, 2 WD,
Looks & runs great. $1800.
or best offer. 239-657-8372
or 229-7457 Immokalee
FOUR WHEELER 2006, 150
CC, Like new. Asking $900
or best offer. (863)673-2314
POLARIS TRAILBOSS 330,
'04, exc. cond., $2500.
RIMS & TIRES- 4 wheeler
rims & tires, 95% tread.
$100 (772)260-6580 Ask
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
CAMARO Z28 '86- 305 engine,
needs interior work. $800
CHEVY CAMARO Z28 HO '85,
Project car. $1500 or best
CHEVY CAPRICE '89- New
paint, new A/C, ex condi-
tion. $3800 or best offer.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA, '01,
1 owner, very dependable,
cold a/c, $3700 or best of-
FORD EXPLORER XL '92-
Runs good, green, a/c & cd
stereo, needs muffler & tires.
$1250 firm. (863)357-8265
Police Impounds for Sale! 95
Honda Civic $699! 92 Nis-
san Maxima $600! For list-
ings call (800)366-9813 Ext
PONTIAC GP SJ '79- W/301
eng, bucket seats, needs
body work, still runs. $2000
or best offer (863)635-9084
SUBARU LEGACY SW '91- low
miles, cold AC, over drive,
good tires, 30 mpg $1200
TOYOTA TERCEL '88- 4 cyl, 5
spd, cold air, gas saver,
$1800 neg. (863)632-9166
after 5 or (863)533-0435
FORD BRONCO full size,
with Power Kings, 900x165,
runs good, needs clutch,
$1500 neg (863)634-0018
Part/R irs I'5
CADILLAC '85- Motor/trans
combo. Extras! $400
CHEV 350 HEADS- asking $50
or best offer (863)634-7318
CHROME RIMS 22" W/TIRES
Set (4), fits Trailblazers/En-
voys. $800. 863-634-5888
CUSHION HITCH- 1 Ton
w/heavy duty Pintle hook fro
full size trucks w/cowboy
bump. $425 (863)763-8801
DODGE RIMS & TIRES- 16", 5
leg, asking $150
DUMP TRUCK '77, Allison
auto transmission, does not
run. $300 (863)763-1370
FORD 351 HEADS- asking $50
NERF BARS- fits F150 pickup
truck, $100 or best of-
(2) 425/65R22.5, 80% rub-
ber, $175 for both or will sell
RIMS- 20", chrome, good
tires, fit any 5 lug car $700
RUNNING BOARDS- Beige off
of Super Duty Ford Crew Cab
P/U. Fits '04-'08. $500. neg.
TIRES (4)- 17x 35x12.5 BF
Goodrich M/T, 50% of tread.
$200 (772)260-6580 Ask
TIRES- 4, Falken, Brand new,
305-45-22 S/TZ-04 BW,
Never' used or mounted.
$700. (239)770-6999 Jesus'
TRUCK TIRES (7)- Yokohama,
295/75R/22.5 steer tire take-
offs. $500 for all-will separ-.
CAP- Teal green, for step side
full sz. P/U, Asking $200. or
best offer. 863-357-6315 or
634-8731. After 4:15pm/Okee
CHEVY DUALLY- '84, 454
eng/400 turbo. Needs body
work. Bed & gas tank not on
truck. $1200. 863-201-3492
CHEVY PICK-UP '87, Runs
great, Very clean inside. 350
motor, 4x4, Little rusted. No
A/C. $25001. 863-673-6819
CHEVY S10 LS '98- ASKING
CHEVY SILVERADO '04, Ext
cab 4x4, 13k, under warran-
ty, extras, excellent cond.
DODGE 3500 '95-flatbed, 4x4,
Cummins diesel, $5000
DODGE PICK UP '90- 4x4
(works), 150 ram, runs
good, tool box. $1700 or
best offer (863)634-0564 .
FORD F150 1985 300 Inline,
Tool box, Lumber rack, New
tires. $1750. or best offer.
FORD F150 1994, Great con-
dition. $3000 or best offer.
FORD F250 '85- 4wd, 6.9 die-
sel with 4 spd. $800
FORD F250 '85, With camper
top, 64k actual miles, exc.
cond. $1500 (863)763-0514
FORD F350, '88, 18' car haul-
er, Warn winch, cold air, cd,
runs great, $5500 neg.
FORD PU '70- F100, 3spd on
column, long wheel base,
360 motor $900
FORD RANGER 1989 w/
Camper Top. Excellent con-
dition. $1800 or best offer.
FORD RANGER '87- 2.9 V6, 5
MAZDA 1989 B2200 w/ Leer
Cap, 5 spd., Needs wind-
shield. $750. CR721 at 98
PICK UP.TOPPER- 2 yrs old,
aluminum, approx 6 1/2'
bed, F150 etc., exc cond.
TOOL BOX- For truck large
Pick-up, Alum., Like new.
SUZUKI SAMURAI '86, 4x4,
Soft & Bikini Top, 5 spd.,
manual trans, w/ OD. Runs
well. $2200 (561)261-0766
BOX TRAILER- 6x6x10,
w/shelving, Top ladder rack.
Excellent condition. $2100.
Factory Direct Trailers: 125 in
6 x 1 2 =$1 8 9 5 ,
7x16 = $3195,
8 x 2 5 = $5 895,
8 x 30 = $ 6 4 9 5,
6x10 = $3295,
7x14=$4995, All types trail-
ers available, Full Service, EZ
TRAILER '06- Continental, gal-
vanized, fits 16-18' boat,
been in water twice, incl. '86
Sportcraft 16' boat, good
shape. $800 (772)260-6580
Ask for Kenny.
CHEVY CONVERSION VAN,
'95, $800. (863)612-0992
DODGE CARAVAN '00- good
shape, runs good, AC, load-
ed, $5000 (863)634-0790
FORD AEROSTAR '90- AC, 3.0
auto, cruise control, -great
trans., 70k miles. $1500
Submitted photos/Louann Antonelli
Students attend Back to School workshop-Front Row: Artemio Avalos, Hannah Nguyen, Yolanda Bas-
tista, Aaron Bledsoe. Second Row: Anjali Nair, Candice Flores, Fabienne Missial, Christina Miller, Pedro
Ramirez, Roxanne Hartfield. Third Row: Janelle Burrowes, Jassie Stephens, Raven Stephens, Cearra
Randle, Brandi Williams, Ariel Leggett, Blake Free, Hunter Ratcliffe. Fourth Row: Lena Simms, Kim Ar-
cher, Cynthia Canales, Andrew Rose, Frank Olinger and Nick Phelps.
Future scholars attend workshop
Take Stock in Children scholarship
recipients participated in a Back To
School Workshop sponsored by the
Polk Education Foundation (PEF) on
Saturday, Aug. 11 at Christ Commu-
nity Church in Winter Haven.
The students have been awarded
scholarships based on financial need
and academic potential. They will
receive the tuition scholarship after
their graduation from high school
if they maintain good grades, atten-
dance and behavior through out high
At the workshop, attendees were
instructed in college preparation tips
and financial aid information by Dick
Mullenax, former director of the Polk
Education Foundation and long time
All of the students in attendance
were given backpacks and school
supplies donated by Office Depot,
Starbucks and the Polk Education
Foundation. Office Depot also do-
nated a $500 gift card to the PEF. For
more information about the Take
Stock in Children Scholarship or on
how you can be a mentor to one of
these outstanding students, please
call Susan Fenich at 863-519-8077.
The Polk Education Foundation
is a direct support 501 (C) (3) orga-
nization for the Polk County School
fJL a:,cn Frji,nn if
Susan Copeland, Executive Director of the Polk Education Founda-
tion is presented a $500 check for a store gift card frio the Bartow
Office Depot manger Steven Schuster.
Board, and raises funds to support more information about the Founda-
school programs for which tax gen- tion please visit our website at www.
erated dollars may not be used. For polkeducationfoundation.org.
Bulldogs to host golf tourney Aug. 18
The Annual FHS Bulldog Baseball
Golf Tournament is scheduled for this
Saturday, Aug. 18, 8:30 a.m at the Riv-
ergreens Golf Course located in Avon
Park. Shotgun Start with registration
beginning at 7 a.m. Registration in-
cludes greens fee, cart, lunch, t-shirt
and a chance at a number of raffle
The format is as follows: Four
Man Scramble-cost is $60 per golfer.
Trophies will be awarded for the win-
ning foursome, as well as closest to
the. pin and longest drive. There will
be a putting contest with the winner.
receiving 50% of the pot. There will
also be a poker run throughout the
Lunch will be provided immedi-
ately following the tournament along
with trophy presentations and a raffle
Please contact FHS Head Baseball
Coach Jeremy Byrd for more informa-
tion/registration at 863-528-2375.
Note: Teams registering before
August 12 will be entered to win the
"early bird" prize.
Hole sponsorships are also
needed: Hole sponsors will receive
a quality sign displayed at a tee box
* on the course, individual's or com-
pany name in tournament program,
registration for one golfer, lunch and
a t-shirt. Hole sponsorships are avail-
able for a small donation of $100. To
sponsor a hole, please contact Head
Coach Jeremy Byrd by telephone at
Proceeds will benefit the Frost-
proof High School Baseball program.
Gospel Sing at Emmanuel Baptist Saturday
Submitted photos/Spadlen Promotions
The Padgett's Jim, Barbara and Katherine.
The Reflectsons to perform at Gospel Sing.
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Spradlen Promotions presents
'A Gospel Sing' Saturday, Aug. 18, 7
p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Fellowship
located at 1400 County Rd 630W,
Two gospel singing groups will
perform, The Padgett's will perform
such favorites as; There Rose A Lamb,
The Old Rugged Cross Made The Dif-
ference, Gettin' Ready to Leave This
World, Where No One Stands Alone,
and many others.
The Padgett's have toured the
southeastern United States preach-
ing and singing the Gospel of Jesus
Christ since 1977. The personal ar-
rangement of the family harmony
speaks for it's self.
Also performing is The Reflect-
sons from Trenton, FL. is a Gospel
Music Ministry that was established
Over the pass 15 Years the group
has received many awards, the most
recent being for 'Favorite Mixed
Group of the Year' in 2006 received
at the annual Gospel Post Convention
and Fan Awards. The Groups mission
is to reflect the Son Of God through
For more information call Spra-
dlen Promotions at 863-528-1140
or call the Church office at 863-635-
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