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November 16, 201


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and Frostproof won


International Practical Shooting Confederations World Championship coming in 2014


ByJEFF ROSLOW
NEWS @FROSTPROOFNEWS.NET
It was Frostproof vs. Bangkok and
Frostproof won. The two cities were
finalists for the 2014 International
Practical Shooting Confederations World
Championship, an event held every
three years that is projected to bring in
at least 1,500 competitors for a 10-day
stay here. The last time the world cham-
pionship was held in the United States
was in 1986.
"It will have a $7.7 million impact to
this area," said Neal Duncan, sponsorship
sales manager of the Polk County Tourism
and Sports Marketing said.
He said the key was in the presentation
they made to the.IPSC General Assembly
which has representatives from 88 differ-
ent countries.
SFor the presentation the PCTSM
dreamed \ich Frank Garcia the onier of
Universal Shooting Academy in Frost-
proof.
"We promoted the family friendly at-
mosphere and Floiida has appeal around


the world," Duncan said.
Garcia, who was the IPSC champion in
1999's event, said it was more than that
and itwas all due Polk County's sports
marketing bureau. He didn't take any V i
part in the presentation they made at the
World Shoot XVI event in Rhodes, Greece. .
But, he said, using his name with
it and working hard for the last three
months helped Polk County win the
championship. He said it was a one-vote
victory for Frostproof to beat Thailand,
which is known as a vacation capital of
the Philippines.
There was some selling to do. While -- -
Frostproof is notthe kind of place that can
accommodate 1,500 people and while Polk
County is "spread out" all over the place,
Duncan said, they vere able to tackle the
problem for the General Assembly.
"That was asked and because Polk is
spread out we're able to move people and ..
show people all around the place and
handle it," he said.
Hotels in the area will have buses taking PHOTO BY NEAL BYRD
SHOOTING I15A Omar Rodriguez of Orlando came to the Frostproof facility this past weekend for a shooting
event.


Council may change code on house lands
By STEVE STEINER "He is grandfathered in," said Smith, and added the I
SSTEINER@LAKEWALESNEWS.COM particular business was in operation more than 40


Frostproof Council members were asked to con-
--sider amending a regulation to the land development
code regarding pre-existing home occupations.
SThe proposed changes included recognition of
Snon-conforminghome occupations that existed prior
to the adoption of the unified LDC; requirements of
a business tax receipt within 60 days of enactment
to be recognized as a pre-existing home occupation;
and home occupations to comply with therequire-
r. rents of non-conforming use of buildings and land.
Proposed amendments to the latter included
reference regarding pre-existing home occupations;
.a provision that "All materials used in the operation
of home occupations shall be stored, contained, and
disposed of consistent with applicable local, state and
federal laws"; andreference to definitions for exam-
ples of home occupations.
Councilwoman Diane Biehl questioned businesses
attached to "accessory structures" (homes) and cited
an example without specifically naming the particu-
lar business, but leaving no doubt to which business
she referenced. It prompted a reply from city attorney
Mark Smith.


years.
Smith also added the purpose of the amendment
was to grandfather other businesses. Biehl asked him
as to the necessity for such an action, to which Smith
said, "They were non-conforming when they started."
Biehl asked for a clarification regarding that part
of the code that addressed the storage, containment
and disposal of materials. She asked if, as written, did
the language mean all business must be conducted
inside. The reply was, no, that the wording allowed for
flexibility. In response, Biehl cautioned fellow council
members.
"We've gotten ourselves in hot water no thinking
about the issues," she said.
Council unanimously approved the proposal. This
will allow for the advertisement of a short title, to be
followed by a public hearing at the Nov. 21 session.
In another related matter, council members con-
sidered a request from Habitat for Humanity. Not
originally on the agenda, Mayor Kay S. Hutzelman
asked council members at the start of the public ses-
sion if they would add the request to the agenda. The
request was granted and placed at the end of new
business.


PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER
Frostproof Mayor Kay Hurtzelman presents a proclamation to
Mary Cotton and Wiolma Greenwood, with The National Federa-
tion of Music Clubs. The proclamation declares November as
American Music Month. The group will be performing two free
concerts at Frostproof Methodist Church; at 7 p.m., Nov. 12, and
3 p.m. Nov. 20.
When it came up for discussion, Habitat for Hu-
manity, said Hutzelman, was requesting an impact
fee waiver. The council unanimously approved the


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Thursday, Nov. 17,
Chamber banquet
The Frostproof Area Chamber
of Commerce will hold its annual
banquet at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramon
Theater. Call the Chamber at 635-9112
for more information. Highlight will be
the announcement of the Frostproof
Man and Woman of the Year.
Friday, Nov. 18
Football Playoff Game
The Frostproof Bulldogs will be on
the road for its first playoff appear-
ance in three years when they travel to
Berkeley Prep in Tampa. Kickoff is at
7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 19
Art League Open House
Annual open house at the Frostproof Art
League and Gallery. Featuring entertainer
Fred Moore. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


Sunday, Nov. 20
Music Event
The National Federation of Music
Clubs (Lake Wales chapter) will be
holding a special event at the Frostproof
Methodist Church starting at 3 p.m.
Claude Vance and June Felt, among
others, to be featured. Free. Bring a food
item to donate to the care center. A good
will offering will be taken as well. Event
to honor "Parade of American Music"
held annually in November by the clubs.
Monday, Nov. 21
City Council meeting
The Frostproof City Council has a regu-
larly scheduled meeting starting at 6 p.m.
in city hall.

Saturday, Dec. 3.
Christmas Parade
Getting ready to "officially" welcome the


holiday season with Frostproof's annual
Christmas parade gala. All entries are
welcome, at no charge. Call the chamber
at 635-9112 for more information at
635-7222. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m.
Festival of Trees
Ramon Theater, 15 E. Wall St. Historic
Downtown Frostproof. 4 to 6:30 p.m.; $2
per person. A wonderland of decorated
Christmas trees with an assortment of
colors and schemes and other Christmas
themed decorations. All ages will enjoy
this. Come early and stay for the Christmas
Parade at 6:30 p.m. on Scenic Highway. For
more information call 635-7222-or visit
www.ramontheater.com. Also open on
Dec. 5-9, 12-16 and 19-23.
Saturday, Dec. 10
Pictures with Santa
Ramon Theater, 15 East Wall St.
Kids with Santa from 10 a.m. to noon.
'Pets with Santa from 1 to 3 p.m.


Bring the kids and bring the pets -
for your holiday pictures. Photos by
Frostproof Photography Club. 5" x 7"
picture, $5. Info: call 863-635-7222 or
visit www.ramontheater.com.
Saturday, Dec. 17
Christmas Cantata
To be held at the Ramon Theater,
presented by the Kings Trail Church.
Starts at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 31
Murder Mystery
The Ramon Theater will host a gala
murder mystery dinner theater event.
The New Year's Eve murder mystery
is "Twas the Night Before Murder."
Cost is $30 per person, and includes
party favors and one sparkling adult
beverage. Contact the theater at
635-7222 for reservations or more
information. Show starts at 7 p.m.


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VIEWPOINT
i -01


Stop by a public library on any weekday and
you are likely to find people looking through the
shelves of books, magazines, puzzles, CDs and
videocasettes.
Others are picking up books they ordered online.
At least one person guaranteed will be scour-
ing the movie DVDs. Someone will be sitting near
the window reading a newspaper. The reference
librarian may be offering advice. The computer
terminals likely will be filled. A book club or the
Extension Service may be using a meeting room.
In Polk County, libraries are busy places. Statis-
tics tell us they've become busier places since the
recession took hold a few years ago. Library visits
rose as the economy sank.
People borrowed more books, DVDs and CDs,
and computer use increased. It just goes to show
if there's one government service our population
holds dear, it's this one.
Last Wednesday, Florida libraries joined the
National Library Association for an event called
"Snapshot Day," which is intended to give a one-
day-in the-life picture of library use with photos,
stories and statistics.


Our Viewpoint
Public and school libraries in Polk County par-
ticipated. The Nov. 9 statistics haven't been released
yet, but here's what was compiled on the previous
Snapshot Day held Jan. 25:
On that day, 253,168 people visited one of the
365 participating libraries.
2,900 people got new library cards.
They checked out 332,552 items.
16,755 children, teens and adults attended pro-
grams at 1,285 library programs statewide.
44,139 people asked questions at the informa-
tion desk.
61,664 used a library computer and 10,090 were
helped or taught how to use a computer.
2,667 job seekers received assistance. Another
2,299 received assistance in applying for govern-
ment benefits
With numbers like that, it's clear libraries play a
vital role in the daily life of the community. Still,
the continual budget squeeze means libraries must
adapt to leaner realities. And they are.


brary system
Libraries in Polk County that offer free internet
access are:
Auburndale Public Library
Bartow Public Library
Dundee Public Library
Eagle Lake Public Library
Fort Meade Public Library
Haines City Public Library
Lake Alfred Public Library
Lake Wales.Public Library
Lakeland Public Library
Latt Maxcy Memorial Library (Frostproof)
Mulberry Municipal Library
Polk City Municipal Library
Polk County Historical & Genealogical Library
Polk County Law Library
Winter Haven Public Library
Members of any Polk County library can, in addi-
tion to checking out books, download audiobooks,
books, music and videos.
As electronic services expand, we can expect to
*see even much more use and interest in our public
libraries. It may be tougher to take a snapshot of
that, but we know it will be there.


The Opus Magnus


becomes reality


It started with just seven words: "That
sounds like a book to me."
In my first 20 years at the newspaper
publishing company founded by my
grandfather and great-grandfather, I
learned 10 things about management.
It occurred to me that I really owed it to
our staff, and particularly f(oour super-
visors, to commit them to writing.
Thus was born "Management Phi-
losophy of Frisbie Publishing Co., Inc.,
or Frisbie's Laws." One page, 10 laws, 10
sentences.
Over the next 20 years, I learned 10
more things, and; at the rate of one ev-
ery other year, Frisbie's Laws grew to 20.

After 45 years of managing the
company, first as junior member of a
team made up of my father, Loyal, and
his brother, Richard, and me, and later
with my friend Man'. it was time to start
looking seriously at retirement.
None of our three children chose
to go into the newspaper business, so
Mary and I approached Derek Dunn-
Rankin, longtime friend and majority
stockholder of Sun Coast Media Group.
In negotiations described by our
lawyer as the most harmonious he
ever saw in a corporate sale, Sun Coast
purchased the publishing company that
had been in the Frisbie family for 75
years, with Mary and me remaining on
the staff under three-year management
contracts.And no, it was not a difficult
decision, as many friends assumed that
it was.
There is a time in life for all things,
and it was time for us to retire. We
would make the same decision again.


Among the mountains of paperwork
we furnished to Sun Coast was a copy
of Frisbie's Laws. Apparently copies
were circulated among Sun Coast's top
managers.
Over the course of the next few weeks,
I got numerous favorable comments on
them, in particular from Richard Hack-
ney, vice president for operations.
I chanced to mention that to Bo
Raulerson, lifelong friend and owner of
Bartow Christian Books and Gifts.
He responded. "That sounds like a
book to me."-
With those seven words, he created
an itch that I had to scratch.

It's a long story, but today, "Frisbie's
Laws: 20 Surefire Rules for Management
Success" is a book. Mary and I took
delivery of the first 250 copies of a 1,000
print order on Friday, 11/ 11 11.
Marilis Hornidge ofWaldoboro,
Maine, a fellow columnist until her
death last January and one of the five
people who agreed to edit the book,
called it my Opus Magnus. I don't know
Latin, but it has a classy sound to it, and
it stuck.
.Under the watchful eye of Sandy


Knowles of Winter Haven, owner of
Three Rivers Books, I am self-pub-
lishing. That means I make all the
decisions, pay all the costs, do all the
marketing, and keep all the profits (if
there are any) until Tax Day.
The difference between self-publish-
ing and "vanity press" is that self-pub-
lishers are supposed to know what they
are getting into. I think I do.
Time will tell.
I do not expect Sun Coast to let me
use my column as a twice-a-week free
ad for Frisbie's Laws, so I will try to give
it my best shot with this one.
Frisbie's Laws costs $14.95 ($16 with
tax) and I will mail it anywhere in the
United States (we self publishers think
big) for another four bucks.


The first 1,000 copies will be signed
and numbered, and whenever possible,
will include a note to the purchaser.
Personalized, in other words.
That's one of the things they teach
you in Self-Publishing 101.
For more information or to (gasp!)
order a copy, shoot me an e-mail at
SLFrisbie@polkcountydemocrat.com,
write to me at 190 South Florida Ave.,
Bartow, Fla. 33830, or give me a call at
(863) 533-4183 and leave a message.
Our operators are standingby.

(S. L. Frisbie is retired, at least from
journalism. Does writing a book, by defi-
nition, take him out of retirement ranks?
That depends on how many copies he
sells.)


The Frostproof News
Jim Gouvellis Publisher
SAileen Hood General Manager left Roslow Editor Brian Ackley Managing Editor


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We welcome your letters
Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have
some rules, Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters
will be edited to length as well as grammar and spelling. All
letters must be signed with full name not initials. An address
and telephone number must be included. The phone number and
address are not for publication, but must be provided. The Letters
to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community
discourse and the opinions and statements made in letters are
solely those of the individual writers. Readers in the Frostproof
area can send letters and column submissions to letters@
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Wales Fl. 33853.


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Making smart Frostproof kids even smarter!


Above: Erkajah Robey made sure to
write her name in the book right away,
while Zachery Mullally checked out
some of the interesting facts and trivia
in the back of the book which acts
as an almanac with facts on states,
presidents and more. In all, the book
contains 524 pages of information.
At right: Student were told as the books-
were being passed out that there was a
certain word in the book that if any student
could pronounce correctly, all the kids in
that dass would get an A from their teacher
on their next test. Here, Ambria Walker
checks out the word, which just happened "
to be the longest word in the English
language, which contains 1,909 letters.
Needless to say, despite the best efforts of
some students, no one in any of the dass-
rooms earned a free A on their next test.








The Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary wishes to thank all
of our sponsors who helped make our event a success.
The funds raised will be used to provide Breakfast
Rotary's first annual girls' camp in February 2012

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McClendon & Penrod, and Wild Creek Adventures.


Above: Ben Hill Griffin Jr. Elementary
School Principal Patti McGill helps
pass out dictionaries last Thursday at
the school. Each year, the Frostproof
Rotary Club delivers free diction-
aries to all fifth-grade students in
Frostproof, which are purchased by
the Rotary district in which Frostproof
is a member. About 125 books were
passed out much to the excitement of
the children.
At left: T.R. Croley, president of the
Frostproof Rotary Club, explains to
students a little bit about Rotary's
service to the community and what
they might find inside the dictionary
and almanac they were receiving cour-
tesy of the club. Also helping deliver
the dictionaries last week was Rotary
Club Past President Brian Ackley.


November 16, 2011


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OBITUARIES


Carl O. Keith

Carl O. Keith, 78 of Frostproof passed
away Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 at the Good
Shepherd Hospice in Sebring following
a battle with cancer.
He was born Oct. 2, 1933 in Coral
Gables to the late Cecil Osteen & Alice
(Moore) Keith; and he came here from
the Florida Keys in 2006. He served 30
years in the U.S. Navy, with overseas
deployments including Korea, the
Mediterranean Theatre and Vietnam.
He attended the First United Methodist
Church and was an avid fisherman and
hunter.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years,
Elizabeth A. Stanley-Keith; son, Michael
K. Keith (Sherri) of Elkton, Fla.; step-
daughter, Rhonda L. Brewer (Craig)
of Islamorada, Fla.; half sisters, Linda
Sellers (Don) and Lois Bullock; half
brother, Kenneth James Cale; 2 grand-
children, Marshall C. Simonds and Arlo
Bradley Simonds. Memorial service
with full military honors will be held 11
a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at the First
United Methodist Church in Frostproof
with Rev. Brian Smith officiating. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be sent to the
Good Shepherd Hospice (1110 Ham-
mock Road, Sebring, Fla. 33870), First
United Methodist Children's Home (51
Children's Way, Enterprise, Fla. 32725)
or any charity of your choice. Con-
dolences may be sent to the family at
www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.


Merle Alma

Knoll
Merle Alma Knoll of Frostproof
passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at
the Somers Hospice House. She was 88.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home of Frost-
proof is handling the arrangements.


Dr. John T.

Bateman
Dr. John T. Bateman, 65, of Babson
Park passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011
at his residence.
He was born Jan. 29, 1946 in Mont-
gomery, Ala. to the late Bert & Loie
Bateman; and was a veteran of Vietnam,
serving in the U.S. Army.
He was a generous and kind servant
of Lake Wales Medical Center and Heart
of Florida Regional Medical Center for
over 25 years.
He is survived by his wife and love of
his life, Kacey Bateman; children, Bill
Richards of Babson Park, Ben Bateman
(Katie) of Orlando and Amy Bateman of
Brooklyn, NY; grandchildren, Jennifer,
Gavin, Tyson, Zoe, Alex and Zack; and
his 2 dogs, Bubba and Bailey.
Celebration of life service will be held
from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17,
2011 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Social Hall. Condolences may be sent to
the family at www.marionnelsonfuner-
alhome.com.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.

Robert Daniel

Ryan

Robert Daniel Ryan of Indian Lake Es-
tates passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011
in Avon Park. He was 89. Marion Nelson
Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling
the arrangements.

Ernest C.

Magnuson
Mr. Ernest C. Magnuson, 100, of Na-
Icrest, died on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at
his home.
Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of
arrangements.


Karen Futch Schaefer

Come join a Celebration of her life
on November 19th 2011 at Noon
at the Gazebo at Lake Wales

I Please call Mae for more information at
863-241-5847


Ernie Partain, 72, of Babson Park
passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at
his residence. He was born Jan. 31,
1939 in Maryville, Tenn. to the late
Ernest Leonard & Clenus (Deal) Partain;
he moved here from Peoria, Ill. in 1959.
He was a retired cabinet maker for the
Polk County School Board, of the Pen-
tecostal faith and a veteran of Vietnam,
serving in the U.S. Army. He loved fish-
ing, hunting and camping.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle
Partain; daughter, Sophie Lynn Partain


Mildred A. "Millie" Gourley, 91, of
Babson Park, Florida, peacefully passed
away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 at Grace
Healthcare Facility in Lake Wales.
Millie was born in Lowell, Massachu-
setts on March 23, 1920, to the late Ara
L. and Annie (Taylor) Ruiter. She was
the last surviving sibling of three broth-
ers and two sisters.
She came to Florida in 1988 from
Tewksbury, MA. Millie loved her friends;
enjoyed tennis, golf, and dancing.
She leaves behind her husband of
64 years, Russell "Butch" Gourley; son,

Walter Marden

Swasey
Walter Marden Swasey of Lake Wales
passed away Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. He
was 88. Marion Nelson Funeral Home
in Lake Wales is handling the local ar-
rangements.


of Lake Wales; son, Richard "Rick" Lee
Partain (Janet) of Babson Park; brother,
Steven Partain ofAuburndale; 5 grand-
children and 5 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 1:00pm
until the funeral service at 2 p.m. Thurs-
day, Nov. 17, 2011 at the Marion Nelson
Funeral Home in Lake Wales. Condo-
lences may be sent to the family and the
webcast of the service can be viewed at
www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.


Russell Gourley Jr. of Newburyport, Ma.;
daughter, Susan L. (Gourley) Welborn of
Babson Park; six grandchildren: Heather
Wolford, Jennifer Coates, Alison Rior-
dan, Adam Gourley, Kristina Gourley,
and Olivia Gourley; and seven great-
grandchildren.
A private Memorial Service will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at
the family residence. Condolences may
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The host Bulldogs trailed at one point,
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It was one of the Frostproof's better
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second half, Frostproof trailed just 14-10.
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Frostproof's only points came as a result
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on a 23-yard field goal less than three
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BULLDOGS
FROM PAGE 7
minutes into the game. Kaleel Gaines had
an 11-yard run on Frostproof's second play
of the game, after taking over on the Blood-
hound 26, and the Bulldogs eventually
drove to the visitor's five yard line before an
incomplete pass on third down prompted
the successful field goal drive.
Frostproof looked like it had another gift
from Auburndale, when Toddrick Gaines
jumped on a muffed punt at the Blood-
hound 30 early in the second frame. Two
bobbled snaps and an incomplete pass left
the hosts with a 4th and 20, and it appeared
the threat was over. But Auburndale was
flagged for a personal foul for running into
punter Federico Avellaneda and Frostproof
was back in business at the 25. However,
three plays later the drive stalled and Bobb
missed from 40 yards.
Auburndale took the lead with just a
minute to go. After a short punt allowed the


Bloodhounds to take over at the Frostproof
31, quarterback Brett Taylor found Lopton
Pierre who made a nice, running fingertip
catch at the goal line for a touchdown. The
PAT kick made it 7-3.
They upped that to 14-3 on the final play
of the half. A 40-yard pass completion from
Zach Jenkins to Marcus Bobb on the ensu-
ing last-minute-in-the-quarter drive gave
Frostproof a first down on the Auburndale
20. But three plays later, Jenkins once again
found himself under a heavy pass rush,
and lost the football. Demetrius McNair
picked it up and if not for a valiant effort by
Jenkins to track him down all the way at the
Bulldog six-yard line, would have scored.
'Two plays later, however, as time in the
half ran out, Devonte London broke the
plane from a yard out. The kick was good
and the two teams trotted to their respec-
tive locker rooms with the Bulldogs sud-
denly on the wrong end of a 14-3 score.
The Bulldogs will be on the road next
week to take on Berkley Prep in Tampa in
the first round of the state's Class 3A foot-
ball olavoffs. Kickoffis at 7:30 p.m.


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school football regional semi-finals
WHO: Frostproof Bulldogs at
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WHERE: At Berkeley Prep, 4811
Kelly Road, Tampa
WHEN: Friday, 7:30 p.m. kickoff
BUCCANEERS TO WATCH: All
eyes all the time on Nelson Agholor,
who rushed for just under 1,500
yards and 23 touchdowns this year.
Last week against Arcadia, as Berke-
ley Prep completed its first unde-
feated regular season in eight years,
he scored on a run, punt return and
interception return, just to give you
an idea of his worth. Still, Arcadia
held him to just 74 yards on the
ground. And when he's not running,
quarterback Destin Nichols threw
for 1,148 yards in 10 games, and 17
touchdowns.
BULLDOGS TO WATCH: We'll
see how far the seniors can lead
Frostproof, in the playoffs again for
the first time in three seasons.


Quarterback Zack Jenkins and Jake
Smith are inspirational on and off
the field. They also need to be mis-
take free Friday night. Frostproof
must at least battle to a draw of the
up-front battles on both sides of the
ball. Lamar Bobb kicked better last
week than his debut two weeks ago.
THE SKINNY: This is not the
Berkeley Prep Frostproof fans re-
member when they were divisional
foes in 2007 and 2008. Frostproof
won both of those matchups by
scores of 43-0 and 25-7. That was
then.... Two teams had one common
foe in 2011, DeSoto. Frostproof beat
the Bulldogs, 8-6, while Bucs hung
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into the playoffs, while Berkeley Prep
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up to their potential, and make as
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against Auburndale in terms of pen--
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around long enough on the road to
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COUNTY REPORT


Passion for movies leads to hit podcast show


By DIANE NICHOLS
DNICHOLS @POLKCOUNTYDEMOCRAT.COM
On any given day, Jamey DuVall has
to zip home on his lunch break from
his day job at Watkins Clinic to chat
on the phone with Brian De Palma,
Francis Ford Coppola, Jeff Goldblum or
James Cameron. Since forming Movie
Geeks United, the most popular movie-
themed podcast on the Internet and
iTunes, DuVall has more than 600 inter-
views under his belt and a following of
nearly 2.5 million loyal listeners.
"I was 12 years old when I first fell in
love with cinema after watching 'One
Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest,'" said
DuVall, 37, from Lakeland. "It moved
me like no movie I had ever seen and
I realized the power of art. From there
Started doing plays and eventually
graduated from the Harrison Arts Cen-
ter in 1991. I have always loved acting
and my fascination with movies kind of
led me to where I am today."
Movie Geeks United began with
rather humble intentions four years ago
with DuVall and two other friends, Chris
Whetton and Jerry Dennis, deciding
to take a shot at Blog Talk Radio. What
could be better than a few buddies
who are fanatics about movies to reach
a wide audience on the Internet and
iTunes talking about movie releases and
the world of cinema from the comfort
of home? DuVall had the answer to that.
"Very quickly I realized I could try
to make it into something a bit more
ambitious and actually invite filmmak-
ers to discuss their work with us," said
DuVall. "I used to fight for every guest,
but now the publicists come to us with
their clients roughly 90 percent of the
time."
The show offered a unique forum
where interviews would run up to or
exceed 30 minutes, which is longer
than most outlets, and goes beyond
the norm of covering just new releases.
Programs shine a spotlight and pay trib-
ute to specific films, as well as directors
and actors, including such greats as Al
Pacino, David Lynch, Sidney Lumet and
Brian De Palma.
"We try to think outside the box as
often as we can," said DuVall. "One of


PHOTO PROVIDED
Jamey Duval stands before a Cobb theater. He started his own web show he does from his home
in Lakeland. It now attracts up to 3 million viewers around the world.


our most popular series is our Summer
of the '80s programs. Each summer for
the past three years, we've reviewed
the film releases from the summer 25
years previously, and speak to many of
the talents involved in those films. For
lovers of '80s nostalgia, it's paradise to
hear conversations with people like
Dee Wallace from E.T. and Cujo, or Lea
Thompson from Back To The Future."
When DuVall is not lining up inter-
views, planning shows, and going live
on air with film legends, he holds down
a 9 to 5 job working with the market-
ing department at Watkins Clinic in
Lakeland where he has been for the
last six years. As much as he dreams of
one day supporting himself full-time
with the Movie Geeks United show, he
finds great fulfillment in writing news
releases and videotaping interviews
with doctors as his main bread and
butter since it allows him to work in a
creative environment. The only draw-
back, DuVall said, is after working a full
day and going home to devote up to six
hours on the show, it leaves little time


for anything else.
"Then again, when you get to talk to
the best actors and filmmakers in the
business from your own living room
and share it with the rest of the world, I
couldn't think of anything else I'd rather
be doing with my time," said DuVall.
After conducting hundreds of inter-
views, DuVall recalls some of the more
memorable moments. One that stands
out in his mind was a taped interview
DuVall did with director Brett Ratner
(Rush Hour) for their popular "Director
Series." This particular show focused on
the films and career of the acclaimed
and controversial French-Polish film
director, actor, producer and screen-
writer, Roman Polanski (Rosemary's
Baby, Chinatown). The interview was
taped just hours before Polanski's arrest
in September of 2009 for the sexual
abuse of a 13-year-old girl back in 1977.
In Ratner's interview with DuVall, he
revealed that he was putting together
a sequel to "Roman Polanski: Wanted
and Desired," which examined the case
in painstaking detail. The timing of his


news along with the arrest of Polanski
put Movie Geeks in the forefront as the
world heard of the legendary movie
producer's arrest.
Another "wow" moment for DuVall
came when Brian De Palma, a favorite
director of DuVall's and his crew, had
listened to a tribute show Movie Geeks
United did in honor of his work dur-
ing the first few months of the show.
De Palma was anxious to be a guest
on their show and later responded
how much he liked the "geeks" and the
program. The De Palma show ultimately
ended up being sourced in an upcom-
ing book which celebrates and exam-
ines his classic horror film "Carrie."
Other greats that DuVall has inter-
viewed include actor Robert DuVall, Jeff
Goldblum, and the director of Titanic ,
and Avatar, James Cameron. A personal
guest highlight that DuVall still pinches
himself over was with someone who
didn't involve movies at all namely
Barry Manilow. DuVall listened to his
music while growing up and attended
over a dozen concerts over the years.
When one of the publicists DuVall
worked closely with presented him with
the opportunity to interview Manilow
about his latest CD release, DuVall
jumped at the chance and told Manilow
how much he admired his talent.
Just when you think that DuVall has
done it all with founding a mega-hit
podcast show on the internet and
speaking with hundreds of acclaimed
stars, he does admit that there is some-
thing he has yet to accomplish that is
number one on his "bucket list."
"There is one dream guest that I
would give anything to interview and
have been trying to do just that for the
last five years," said DuVall. "Actor Al
Pacino would be the ultimate. I won't
give up until I can personally ask him
about the craft of acting."
To find out more and to access a
library of archived interviews go to
www.moviegeeksunited.net. To tune in
and participate in the live chat room
during every show, go to www.blog
talkradio.com/moviegeeksunited. Live
shows air at 6 p.m. every Sunday-and
10 p.m. Wednesday or listen anytime
on "replay."


Polk County Family Week kicks off for fifth year


The Family Reunion started Saturday and runs
through the end of the week. Celebrating its fifth year,
Family Week is a week of activities and events are
designed to unite, honor, and celebrate families.
"We want to recognize the different cultures in our
community and celebrate our own heritages," ac-
cording to Lori Waters, founding chair of Polk County
Family Week and Director of Public Affairs for The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "It is our
hope Polk County will unite and see ourselves as a
large, extended family that supports and appreciates
each other."
A kickoff event was at Central Park in Winter Haven
Saturday and it included a cultural parade, cultural
entertainment, bounce houses, fun booths and
informative booths to create awareness of resources
available to families in Polk County. The kickoff also
had a free pet-friendly 5K or 1 Mile Run/Walk.
Bears for Joyce, a teddy bear drive, will continue
this year.
"My mother Joyce passed away last year after a long
battle with cancer," said Waters. "This drive began as
a way for me to honor her memory but has become
a way to share love and comfort with our community
by participating. We too can feel love and comfort in
our lives as we give bears to hug."
Thursday is "Be the Best Neighbor Day."
"This is my favorite part of FamilyWeek each year. I
have a vision of seeing everyone in our county think-
ing about being kind and doing service for each other
that day. Maybe making cookies for their neighbor,


letting someone go in front of them at the grocery
check-out, even just to smile," said Waters.
Get free admission with the donation of a new
or gently loved book to Bok Tower Gardens from
8 a.m.-5 p.m. The gardens is at 1151 Tower Blvd. in
Lake Wales.
Family Fun Day is on Friday. There is a free movie
in the Park is available in Haines City.
The YMCA's will be open to all Polk families. The
Arts Ensemble located at 1000 American Superior
Blvd. in Winter Haven is offering free painting also
for Polk families. Libraries throughout the county are
hosting fun, free activities for families.
"This is a day to just have fun and relax with your
family. "Wholesome recreation is an essential part of
a successful family," said Waters.
There are hundreds of service ideas on the website
of ways we can be the best neighbor. Participants
can share the kind act that they do on this day on the
Facebook page of Polk County Family Week to be en-
tered in a drawing for prizes sponsored by State Farm.
The website is at www.polkcountyfamilyweek.com.
Updates are continually being added to the website,
Waters said.
"As we celebrate Polk County Family Week, Heart-
land for Children acknowledges families are the foun-
dation for healthy communities. We also recognize
the importance of supporting parents in their role
as they nurture, value and develop our community's
children," Teri Saunders, CEO of
Heartland for Children said.


Bears for Joyce is returns this week as part of Family Week. Lori
Waters started the drive in memory of her mother who died of
cancer, it is a drive to get teddy bears to distribute.











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Hundreds of checkmates


Rebeccah Lipson makes a move against Arya Patel in a practice game between rounds in a county chess tourna-
ment held Saturday at the Family Ministries Center. Sitting to the side on this game is Tito Puig. The students go
to school at All Saints Academy.


PHOTOS BY JEFF ROSLOW
Lakeland High School teacher Dale Davis, right, coached his chess club
members Saturday at the tournament held at the Family Ministries Center.
To his left is Lakeland High student Nathaniel Hurst.


Addie Goff (in
red shirt) and
Gizelle Sanchez,
students at
Floral Avenue
Elementary
School, used
an iPad to for
a chess game
Saturday at the
Family Minis-
tries Center at
a countywide
chess tourna-
ment.


Joseph Antone seems to think the rook is the best move in this practice game Saturday.
The Floral Avenue Elementary student was waiting for his fourth and final game in a
tournament held Saturday for chess club students throughout the county.


Bartow Elementary Academy students Christopher Gill and Christopher Collazo
teamed up against Stambaugh Elementary teacher Henry Prada in a practice
game at the Family Ministries Center Saturday. The Polk County School District had
a chess tournament there.


All Saints Academy student Rebeccah Lipson makes a move in a practice match between tourna-
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Teachers and administrators at Polk
State College paused to recognize
and remember former President Dr.
Maryly VanLeer Peck, whose legacy
includes a heightened presence for
the college and its dynamic athletics
program.
Peck, 81, died Nov. 3 in Palm
Beach Gardens. Funeral services will
take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday,
Nov. 18 at St. Mark's Episcopal
Church in Palm Beach Gardens.
Peck was named the second presi-
dent of Polk State then Polk Com-
munity College in 1982, becoming
one of the first females to lead an
institution of public higher education
in the state.
"It is an honor to walk in herfoot-
steps," said Polk State College Presi-
dent Dr. Eileen Holden. "Maryly was
a true pioneer, and I know that she
helped blaze a path that has certainly
impacted my own career, as well as
the prospects for many other lead-
ers within Florida's systems of higher
education."
While becoming one of the first
females to lead a public higher edu-
cation institution in Florida is signifi-
cant, it also was not the first time or
last that Peck would make history
At a time when many colleges and
universities didn't admit women,
Peck was determined to achieve
the highest levels of education. She
earned her bachelor's degree from
Vanderbilt University in 1951, be-
coming its first woman to earn an
engineering degree. She went on to
earn both a master's and a doctorate
degree in engineering from the Uni-
versity of Florida, becoming the first
woman to earn those degrees in the


university's history.
She began her career in the aero-
space industry as a research engineer
for the Naval Research Laboratory in
Washington, D.C., and Rocketdyne
Corp. in Calif.
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and she became the first
female dean of the Col-
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T the University of Guam
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of what is now Guam
PECK Community College. She
also held positions at
Arizona's Cochise College, Campbell
College in North Carolina, the Uni-
versity of Florida, and the University
of Maryland.
She took the helm of Polk State
during a time of high unemployment
in the county and declining enroll-
ment at the college. Undaunted, she
embraced Polk State's ambitions of
creating a campus in Lakeland, and
during her inauguration announced
plans for a joint-use campus off U.S.
98 South that would be shared with
the University of South Florida.
The first building on the Lakeland
campus was completed within the
next several years, and by the col-
lege's 25th anniversary, it served more
than 1,900 students. The opening of
the Lakeland campus contributed
to a period of bustling growth at the
college, and in 1989 Peck announced
that total enrollment stood at more
than 6,000, the highest in the col-
lege's history.
The college's students came to
study an ever-expanding slate of


programs. Among those added during
Peck's tenure were Health Informa-
tion Management, Physical Therapist
Assistant and Occupational Therapy
Assistant.
Peck also focused her efforts on
bolstering the college's financial
standing. She was instrumental in
raising money for the Polk State
Foundation and seeking state and
federal grants. The college's first
successful capital campaign was
completed during her 15 years as
president, and the number of Polk
State scholarships also increased
dramatically.
A former competitive swimmer who
often spoke about the importance
of sports, Peck was also a passion-
ate supporter of Polk State's athletic
programs.
She oversaw the college's adjust-
ments to abide by the 1984 Educa-
tion Equity Act, which required equal
athletic opportunities for men and
women. Four years later, the college's
athletics offerings included men's and
women's basketball, women's volley-
ball and men's baseball. Softball was
also established during her time as
president.
In addition to expanding the
athletic options for students, Peck
also aimed to improve the facilities
in which they played. She helped
to form a partnership with the City
of Winter Haven to create a softball
complex on college-owned prop-
erty, and she pushed to have lights
installed at the college's baseball
complex.
She also steered more money to
the athletics program, recognizing
that increased funding would aid in


recruiting efforts.
"Maryly VanLeer Peck got us an
athletics program," said Athletic Di-
rector Bing Tyus. "She took the steps
to make us competitive. Now we're
not just competitive, we're winning."
For her support of the college's ath-
letic programs, she was inducted into
the college's Athletic Hall of Fame in
2008.
Peck, described by many at Polk
State as a trailblazer and visionary,
also led the way for technological
advancements at Polk State. She over-
saw the introduction of computers
to students and staff members, the
opening of the Teaching/Learning/
Computing centers on both the Lake-
land and Winter Haven campuses,
and the establishment of Polk State's
website, www.polk.edu.
Her retirement from Polk State in
1997 was far from the end of her in-
volvement in education. She worked
for two years as the headmaster at
All Saints' Academy, and established
numerous scholarships at the
college.
Holden praised Peck, not only for
her successful tenure at the helm of
the college but also for the legacy she
nurtured in retirement.
"President Peck remained commit-
ted to the transformative power of
education, and she understood how
the generosity of scholarship bene-
factors changed the storyline for so
many of our students here in Polk
County. Just a week before her death,
I wrote another thank-you note to
her. She was giving right up until the
very end," Holden said.
In 2007, Peck was named to the
Florida Women's Hall of Fame.


Board OKs tuition hike


BOCA RATON (AP) -A nurse anesthe-
sia program at USF is one of the schools in
which a higher tuition will be charged as
the Florida's Board of Governors approved
a tuition hike this week for 18 graduate-
level programs at five state universities.
The board, which oversees Florida's
State University system, approved the
higher tuition rate for specific graduate
programs that are not in critical needs
areas as part of a three-year pilot. The Uni-
versity of Central Florida, Florida Interna-
tional University, Florida State University,
the University of Florida, and the Universi-
ty of South Florida all requested and were
granted the market tuition rates.
The master of science in nurse an-
esthesia at USF has a current tuition of
$26,331; the university proposed increas-
ing it to $57,600. That is about in the
middle of the highest- and lowest-cost


nurse anesthesia programs in Florida.
Budget Committee Chairman Tico
Perez said the higher tuition rate will allow
the university to expand the number of
students enrolled in the program. About
50 percent will go towardundergraduate
courses.
"What it does is bring more resources
to the university," Perez said of the new
rates.
Also at its meeting Thursday, the board
OK'd a 2012-2025 strategic plan aimed
at strengthening the state's universities,
increasing the number of graduates and
focusing on high needs areas such as sci-
ence, technology, engineering and math
(STEM). The plan calls for increasing the
number of bachelor's degrees awarded
annually from 53,392 to 90,000 in 2025,
and the number of graduate degrees
from 20,188 to 40,000.


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Fla.s Natural reports record year


Florida's Natural had a record year, of-
ficials told stockholders at the company's
annual meeting Monday at LakeWales
Country Club.
Officers said the company set records
using several different benchmarks.
"Citrus World's performance this past
season was exceptional," Dick Fort, Chair-
man of Board said Monday. "Our coopera-
tive achieved record sales during 2010-11
and our flagship brand, Florida's Natural,
reached its highest market share ever" he
further stated.
Chip Hendry, Chief Financial Officer,
reported, "The final indicated average
returns were $1.73 per pound solid for
oranges and $1.36 cents per pound solid
for grapefruit"
He further stated, "The financial condi-
tion of your cooperative is the strongest in
our 78-year history."
Steve Caruso, Chief Executive Officer
covered the many successful cost and
efficiency gains achieved in the pro-
duction area, and also noted that the
company had been honored by a local
award.
"We won the Polk Works' Best Places
To Work Award for the Large Company
category for the second year in a row. The


significance of this is that it's based upon
responsesfrom employee surveys. What
ittells me is that we're not only doing the
right things, but also doing it the right
way" Caruso noted.
He also stated, "FNG recently received
the Central Florida Development Coun-
cil's highest award the George Harris, Jr.
Award for 2011."
Total Company contributions to the
community equaled nearly $500,000, it
reports.
Walt Lincer, Vice President of Sales
and Marketing declared the past season
to be, "The most successful in the co-
operative's history from a sales point of
view."
Officials said the company theme for
the coming year "Loyalty + Distribution=
Superior Returns" will guide them to even
greater records next year.
Florida's Natural Members include
Ben Hill Griffin, Inc., Citrus Marketing
Services, Dundee CGA, Haines City CGA,
Hunt Bros. Cooperative, Lake Placid Citrus
Cooperative, LakeWales CGA, Lykes Bros,
Inc., Orange Growers Marketing Associa-
tion, Peace River Packing Co., Umatilla -
CGA, Waverly Growers Cooperative and
Winter Haven CGA.


Growers foundation awards grants


In 2010, the Florida's Natural Growers
Foundation awarded grants to 32
organizations.
The organizations receiving awards
increased by more than 40 percent in 2011
and grants awarded increased by nearly
75 percent to $147,800. Florida's Natural
Growers Foundation announced the 2011
organizations receiving grant awards. The
awards were presented at the Florida's Natu-,
ral Grove House Visitor Center on Nov. 3.
"We are pleased to include so many
organizations in our grant awards this
year.We know that the Central Florida area
benefits from this charitable giving from
the Florida'sNatural Growers Foundation
"stated Walt Lincer, President of the Foun-
dation Board.
For 2011, Lake Wales Charter Schools
earned a $25,000 grant in support of their
newly created Technology and Automation
Academy within Lake Wales High School.
"We hope that the Florida's Natural Grow-
ers Automation and Production Technology
Academy will move area students into fields
where they are ready to become a part of
the Florida's Natural Growers organization.
Specialized skills learned at the academy
will only benefit the East Polk Countyarea
in the future," commented Florida's Natural


Growers CEO, Steve Caruso.-
Forty-six organizations received funding
for 2011. Activities from children's literacy to
at-risk youth activities are included.
The organizations receiving grants for
2011 from the Florida's Natural Growers
Foundation include: TheWay Center -
Women andYouth Center, Inc., Frostproof
Care Center, Inc., Fort Meade Middle/Se-
nior Ag Dept., Samaritan'sTouch Care Cen-
ter, Breakfast Rotary, LakeWales Kiwanis
Foundation, Fort Meade Middle/High
School;YMCA ofWinter Haven, Lakeland
Volunteers In Medicine, LakeWales Arts
Council Inc., Junior League ofWinter Ha-
ven, Wiltshire Foundation, junior League of
Greater Lakeland, Our Children's Academy
& Rehab, Heartland Food Reservoir, Schol-
arship Recognition, Inc., Umatilla Kiwanis
Club, Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs
-Winter Haven, Citrus Center Boys &
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Center, Mason Smoak Foundation, Bartow
Dixie Baseball, Polk Education Foundation,
Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, Red
Cross of Mid Florida, Lake Wales Soccer
Club, Habitat for Humanity, Polk County
Agri-fest/Polk County, Farm Bureau, Good
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Four women are getting free an-
nual passes to Legoland Florida this
year. All for having babies at Winter
haven's Hospital on 11-11-11.
It is part of a promotional event to
celebrate the hospital and Legoland
developing an exclusive partner-
ship where the hospital will be in
the park to provide support for the
health care to visitors of the park.
The announcement was made at
last week's Winter Haven annual
gala where about $575,000 was
raised. The money this year is going
to the Regency Center for Women
and Infants where a new chari-
table fund was established, said Joe
Kilsheimer.
The Regency Center has been the
site of more than 30,000 births since
it opened.
The gala featured artists and a
musical performance by rock star
Eddie Money. Some of the art-
ists who sold works for the Winter
Haven Foundation fund included
impressionist Tinia Clark, a Polk
County resident; Florida Highway-
man Robert Butler; Florida wildlife
and landscape artist Richard Powers
and "speed painter" Tony Trotti, who
creates portraits of celebrities in five
minutes or less.
Guests picked up brushes and
left their own brush strokes on the
paintings, said Jane Waters Thomas,


executive director of the Arts En-
semble of Winter Haven, who is
helped organize the performances.
The partnership between the
hospital and amusement park allows
the facility to place its brand iden-
tity within the Legoland as it sets up
baby care facilities at all Legoland
first-aid stations and at Legoland's
main first-aid clinic.
"By partnering with such a rec-
ognized medical center as Winter
Haven Hospital, Legoland will be


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Eric Adamson,
l chair of the Winter
Haven Hospital
Foundation Board
of Trustees, left,
Lance Anastasio,
president and
CEO of Winter
Haven Hospital
and Adrian Jones,
general manager
of Legoland
Florida, following
the announce-
ment that Winter
Haven Hospital
will serve as the
official hospital for
Legoland.
receiving excellent resources for our
health and safety initiatives within
our park," said Adrian Jones, the
general manager of the park at the
gala. "This partnership is just one of
the ways we are dedicated to being
strong members of this community."
The hospital's president and CEO
Lance Anastasio said, "It reminds us
all of the long history of community
partnerships between businesses
and philanthropists and our not-
for-profit healthcare organization."


Legoland General Manager Adrian Jones
announces that Winter Haven Hospital will be
the official hospital for the theme park.

Another part of the partnership
is the annual Citrus Classic 5K the
Foundation sponsors will be at
Legoland. The spring 2012 event
athletes will run through the
150-acre theme park.


PSC's nursing students association shines


Polk State College's chapter
of the Florida Nursing Students
Association racked up a nim-
ber of honors and distinctions
at the organization's recent
convention.
Among those was the elec-
tion of student Lisa Fussell as
president of the FNSA. Her
election means that, for the
first time ever, a representative
from a single institution will
lead both the state's student
and professional nursing as-
sociations.
While Fussell will steer the
student organization, Polk State
nursing professor Dr. Mavra
Kear was recently elected presi-
dent of the professional orga-
nization, the Florida Nurses
Association.
Dr. Annette Hutcherson,
director of Polk State's nursing
department, said the leader-
ship positions are proof of Polk
State's dedication to the nurs-
ing profession.
"It shows the commitment
of faculty and students to the
profession itself- that nursing
is not 'just a job,'" she said.


Also at the convention,
which took place Oct. 27,
Hutcherson was again named
director of the year, having
previously received the honor
in 2009. She was nominated
by Polk's FSNA members, who
cited her ability to support the
organization without compro-
mising its autonomy.
Hutcherson is the first direc-
tor to win the award twice.
"It is an honor to be recog-
nized. All the directors in the
state are worthy," Hutcherson
said.
The Polk State FNSA chapter
was also named Chapter of the
Year at the convention, a title
it has received multiple times
in the past several years. The
Chapter of the Year is selected
based on its level of participa-
tion in various FSNA events.
Polk State President Dr. Ei-
leen Holden hailed the Chap-
ter's achievements.
"These honors affirm the
values that we so often refer-
ence leadership, service,
excellence, integrity and
they are a credit to the stu-


dents involved, as well as to
the faculty mentors who have
invested in the development of
our future healthcare provid-
ers. We are very proud of what
this recognition says about
the award winners, about Polk
State's outstanding Health Sci-
ences programs, and about our
community. When Polk State
wins, Polk County wins. As we
always say, 'We are Polk,'" she
said.
FNA Executive Director and
FNSA consultant Willa Fuller
also congratulated Polk State
on its success.
"The program director,
faculty and students at Polk
State College have a history of
dedication and enthusiasm in
its participation and commit-
ment to the Florida Nursing
Students Association," she
said.
"Support from the director
and faculty is one of the keys
to a successful student orga-
nization, so with this kind of
support, it is not a surprise to
have the leaders of both the
FNSA and FNA coming from


Polk State College. Polk will
stand out as one of the most
successful school chapters in
FNSA history."
Among other developments
at the convention:
Polk State's Denise Knapp
was elected second vice presi-
dent of FNSA.
Polk State's Monica Alday
was elected director of district
four, which includes Florida
Southern College, Hillsbor-
ough Community College,
Pasco-Hernando Community
College, Polk State, St. Peters-
burg College, University of
South Florida and University of
Tampa. Fussell was previously
director of the district.
Polk State College nursing
recruiter Lynda Schaak re-
ceived the Childhood Am-
blyopia Prevention Screening
(CAPS) Faculty Award. That
award is given to a faculty
member who has significantly
incorporated CAPS into his or
her curriculum. Amblyopia
is the most common vision
problem among children, and
can lead to poor vision or vi-


sion loss. Schaak also received
the FNSA's Community Health
Award. The CAPS and Commu-
nity Health awards are the only
ones given by FNSA to recog-
nize a faculty member.
The Chapter won the Ac-
tivities Award for staging the
most outstanding events and
activities, including hosting
blood drives, serving meals to
the homeless, and providing
health screenings.
The Chapter won two Break-
through to Nursing awards. One
was for its Miles of Pillowcase
Smiles project, which took
place in September, designated
as childhood cancer month.
That project involved collecting
donations of fabric and sew-
ing pillowcases that were then
donated to ConKerr Cancer.
ConKerr delivers the pillowcases
to children who are undergoing
cancer treatment throughout
the Tampa Bay region. Fussell
said the pillowcases serve as a
reminder to kids that someone
cares about them. The Polk
State FSNA sewed 50 pillow-
cases in September.


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PHOTOS BY PEGGY KEHOE
It's not a new kids'show character with purple teeth. But it is a way to check
out your handwashing skills. Visitors to the Bartow Regional Health Fair Nov.
10 first rubbed a lotion on their hands that simulated ooky germs, shown
here. Then they washed their hands and came back to see how well they did.
When their washed hands were put back under the ultraviolet light, there
was much less purple than this, but it was easy to see spots they'd missed.


Dr. Stanley
Shrom, a urolo-
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Medispec E3000
Lithotripter to
Gwen Tyler (left)
and Karen Teige,
both members
of the Bartow
Regional Medical
Center Auxiliary.
Teige is president.
The machine
breaks up kidney
stones through
shock waves
emitted by the
blue piece. Shrom
demonstrated
the machine at
the BRMC Health
Fair held in
conjunction with
the Chamber of
Commerce
Nov. 10.


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The Commercial Beautification
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went to the Lake Regional Hospital
Cancer Center.
Through'a letter to LRCC, Mayor
Gow Fields expressed that it was
presented to "... places of businesses
in Lakeland who have made certain
improvements to their property which
have contributed to the overall beauty
of our city."
Lakeland Regional Cancer Center's
landscape design includes a variety
of Florida-friendly plants such as
pentas, knockout roses, and lantanas
and trees such as mature magnolias
and majestic oaks. Robin S. Stewart,
LRCC's manager of clinical research,
said when the landscape and gardens
were designed, it was done with their
patients in mind.


"The original concept was to pro-
vide a peaceful environment where
people, who are going through a dif-
ficult time, could have the calming ef-
fect that nature brings," said Stewart.
Patients, along with their families
and friends, are encouraged to walk
an outdoor path, which will take
them on a mini-nature tour, along-
side Lake Miracle. During clinic
hours, gentle music plays through-
out the landscape and those who
walk the path are bound to see two
Sandhill cranes who have made the
garden their home. The path also
leads to a butterfly garden, which is
maintained by the Lakeland Garden
Club, and features plants given to
LRCC in honor of cancer survivors
and in memory of those who lost
their fight.


Game theory


Hey, kids. Next time Mom or Dad
declares you're spending too much time
playing video games, whip out a copy
of the journal "Computers in Human
Behavior" and cite this Michigan State
University study:
Children who play video games, violent
or not, tend to be more creative.
MSU researchers looked at almost 500
12-year-olds, and concluded that the
more kids played video games, the more
creative they were in other tasks like
drawing pictures or writing stories.
On the other hand, the researchers said
that use of cellphones, the Internet and
computers (other than for video games)
appeared unrelated to creativity.
Body of knowledge
Seven in 100 men have some form of
color blindness, but only one in 1,000
women. The most common form is a red-
green deficiency (an inability to differen-
tiate either red or green).
Number cruncher
A single Wahoo's blackened fish taco
contains 175 calories, 36 from fat. It
has 4 grams of total fat or 6 percent of
the recommended total fat intake for a
2,000-calorie daily diet.
It also contains 54 milligrams of choles-
terol (18 percent); 475 mg of sodium
(20 percent); 19 grams of total carbohy-
drates (6 percent) and 3 grams of fiber
(12 percent).
Counts
22.6 Number of Americans, in mil-
lions, who used illegal drugs in 2010.
8.9 Percentage of U.S. population.
21.5 Percentage who were 18 to 25
years old.
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Men-
tal Health Services Administration


WELL NEWS
Scott LaFee


Stories for the waiting room
A new study out of Johns Hopkins
University says that kidneys from older
donors, those aged 50 to 59, are some-
what more likely to fail within 10 years
compared to transplants from younger
donors. The failure rate was 33.3 percent
to 21.6 percent.
But here's the twist: Kidneys donated
from people older than 70 are no more
likely to fail than those from people in
their 50s. "A lot of people come up to me
and say, 'I wish I could donate a kidney,
but I'm too old,'" said Dorry Segev, an as-
sociate professor of surgery and study au-
thor. "What our study says is that if you're
in good health and you're over 70, you're
not too old to donate a kidney to your
child, your spouse, your friend, anybody.
"It's better if you have a younger donor,
(but) not everyone has a younger donor.
And an older, live donor is better than no
live donor at all."
Never say diet
The world's speed-eating record for
Vienna sausage is 8.31 pounds in 10 min-
utes, held by Sonya Thomas.

Observation
"I went on a diet, swore off drinking and
heavy eating, and in 14 days I lost two weeks."
Singer and comedian Joe E. Lewis
(1902-1971)

Last Words
"Surprise me."
Actor and comedian Bob Hope
(1903-2003) when asked by his wife
where he wanted to be buried.


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I HEALTH BRIEFS


Lake Wales Medical Center employee of the month for October was Lorette
Garvey.


Garvey is
employee of month
Lorette Garvey, who is
the Charge Nurse on Med-
Surg / Med-Tele, was named
Employee of the Month for
October at Lake Wales Medi-
cal Center.
She has been with LWMC
since 2006. She was nomi-
nated by a patient's family
member. "A hospitalization
not only affects the patient,
but the family as well. In this
S regard, Lorette displayed
the utmost attentiveness,
sensitivity and compassion
during this difficult time.
She went above and beyond


what I would consider her
required duties. In these
difficult worldly times, this
experience was a tremen-
dous blessing to me and my
family."

Caregiver
training planned
The Alzheimer's Asso-
ciation, Florida Gulf Coast
Chapter has planned "Care-
giver Training: Legal Plans
Now and for the Future" for
caregivers and anyone inter-
ested in learning more about
the legal aspects of dementia
and dementia care.
The training is Thursday,


Nov. 17, from 3-5 p.m., at
Arbor Oaks, 4141 Lakeland
Hills Blvd., Lakeland.
RSVP for seating and
refreshment purposes is
(863) 687-0101.
Multiple topics will be
covered including the new
Florida Power of Attorney Act
of 2011.
Topics include: legal
capacity; legal documents
(Power of Attorney, Health
Care Surrogate, Living Will,
Trusts and Wills); the new
POA ACT of Florida; Medic-
aid planning; veterans ben-
efits; legal guardianship.
A question and answer ses-
sion will follow.
Speakers include Carol J.
Wallace, elder law firm, Clem-
ents & Wallace, PL., Lakeland;
James T. Joiner, P.A., Winter Ha-
ven; Jason A. Penrod, Weaver,
McClendon & Penrod, LLP
Lake Wales.

Three DivorceCare
seminars coming
"DivorceCare: Surviving
The Holidays" is a seminar
for people facing the holidays
after a separation or divorce.
Free seminars are sched-
uled for Wednesdays, Dec. 14
and Dec. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at
First Baptist Church of Lake
Wales, 338 E. Central Ave. in
Room 312.
"Surviving the Holidays"
features practical sugges-
tions, guidance and reas-
surance through video
interviews with counselors,


experts in divorce-related
care and people who have
experienced the holidays
after separation or divorce.
Topics to be discussed in-
clude "Why the Holidays Are
Tough," "What Emotions to
Expect," "How to Plan and
Prepare," "How to Handle
Uncomfortable Situations,"
and "Using the Holidays to
Help You Heal."
Those who attend will
receive a free book with more
than 30 daily readings provid-
ing additional insights and
ideas on holiday survival.
Call Jill at First Baptist
Church of Lake Wales at
(863) 676-3436 to register.

Diabetes survivor
class coming
Diabetes Survivor Skills
is scheduled from 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the
Hunt Building 2nd floor
classroom.
This free class is taught by
Registered Dietician Jamie
Moore.
The class is ideal for
those newly-diagnosed with
diabetes, or those who are
struggling with managing the
disease.
Reservations are required,
and class size is limited.
Registration is required.
Participants are encouraged
to bring a guest as well. The
class is offered as part of the
hospital's "Live Well" health
education program. To regis-
ter, call (863) 678-2288.


Safe driving class
coming
Lake Wales Medical Center
will hold an AARP Safe Driv-
ing class on Wednesday, Feb.
1, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
This classroom course
is designed specifically for
drivers 50 and older. It costs
$12 for AARP members and
$14 for others.
Successful completion of the
course may qualify students for
auto insurance discounts. Class
is limited to 30 people, and pre-
registration is required.
For information or to regis-
ter, call (863) 678-2288.

Community CPR
class offered
Lake Wales Medical Center
has a community CPR class
on from 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 8
in the LWMC Hunt Building
2nd floor classroom.
Teacher for the course is
Education Director April
Guindon. It costs $40 for
initial certification, $20
for renewal. The course is
American Heart Association
certified.
Prior to class day, par-
ticipants need to come to
Guindon's office to fill out a
registration form, check out
a course book and pay for
the course.
To register, call (863) 678-
2716 and leave a message.
Must have a minimum of
4 participants to hold the
class.


We're


Heavyweights at Fighting Heart Attacks


The warning signs of a heart attack are always an emergency. Fortunately, Florida Hospitals
Heart & Vascular Center is ready 24/7 to fight back with lightning-fast care. Which means you
can feel confident you will have a greater chance for survival and recovery.


It is important to understand warning signs.


The warning signs for a woman include: shortness of breath, dizziness, fittigue, pain helow the left shoulder blade,
pain or tingling in the jaw, elbow, arm or throat, and/or nausea or vomiting.

The warning signs for men include: sudden pressure, squeezing or pain in the center of the chest,
fainting, sweating and shortness ofbreath and/or rapid heartbeat

If you experience any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 and ask to be taken to Florida Hospital.
For more information, please visit www.fhheartand.org


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