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Wilson, Johnston, Jackson
honored for love of library
Longtime supporters played
big roles in success, growth offacility
By BRIAN ACKLEY memorial to Jackson and Johnston, recalled. "She always had a whodunit
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM and dedicated its reading room in she was reading, and one in the
Wilson's memory. ready. She mustn't run out of books,
George Jackson, Judy Clair Johnston "George knew everyone in town, especially on the weekend. She never
and Peyton "Pat" Wilson loved many and at-all the fundraisers, he kept all wanted to be without something to
things about Frostproof. the money and tickets in order, and read. I'm certain she inflated the
But perhaps nothing more than the in his memory bank," noted Regina library's circulation numbers with her
Latt Maxcy Memorial Library. Bennett of the Friends of Latt Maxcy joy of reading."
. Last month, the trio was honored Memorial Library. Bennett noted that when Johnston's PHOTO BY K.M. THORNTON SR.
by the library, which planted and "Judy Clair was a passionate reader, Oak trees were dedicated in honor of George
dedicated two oak trees as a living particularly of mysteries," Bennett HONORED 116 Jackson and Judy Clair Johnston.
Born to run
Frostproof eighth-grader is secondfastest in state
By BRIAN ACKLEY the pace of the state's fastest eighth grader, "I have to tell him before the race; try to .
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERSCOM... Josh Collins of.elein Jesuit, for, a 5K layout. stick with this kid, and mentor him and give
"He's the perfect build for a runner," him advice that way," Wood'said. "You have
Some people are just born to run. ^ Bulldog coach Josh Wood said. to pace yourself and then see what you can
Like Frostproof's Antonio Gomez. The He said the right type of growth spurt do. It's different for everybody. You have to
Bulldog runner doesn't just run, he runs since sixth grade has benefited Gomez in run your own race but you have to figure
fast. So fast, in fact, that he is the second the sport. out what that is."
PHOTO PROVIDED fastest eighth-grader in all of Florida. "He's lean, not too muscular," Wood add- In the state competition in November,
That's where Gomez found himself in the ed. "He looks like a middle to long distance Gomez finished 86th of the more than 180
Gomezis thesecondfastest eighth- state's cross-country Class 2A rankings after runner." Class 2A runners in the field.
grader in the state, according to his the fall season with his personal best time There isn't necessarily a lot of direct coach-
Bulldog Coach Josh Wood. of 17:06, just a little over 30 seconds behind ing that Wood does for his prized athlete. RUN 16
Mosaic's world-class resort opens Friday
Hundreds ofjobs created in Southern Polk as 216-room lodge debuts
By BRIAN ACKLEY of even the smallest details. He also expensive, more elaborate
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM was very likely taking a deep breath, portion of the plan the
reflecting on years of imagination and 216-room lodge and
Rich Mack doesn't get moments like work that have led up to the opening of supporting amenities
this very often. the world-class resort this Friday, just like spas, restaurants
As Mosaic's executive vice president miles west of Fort Meade. and a rooftop bar which
and chief counsel, his days are often In fact, Mack himself is an avid golfer, "
blurs of meetings, appointments and and perhaps more than most is the RESORT 116
phone calls. single man in Mosaic's administrative
But there he was Saturday morning, hierarchy who pushed the Streamsong PHOTO BY BRIAN ACKLEY
dressed in casual khakis and a purple dream. Tom Sunnarborg, Mosaic's
checked button-down shirt, a cup of The golf component of the project vice-president for land devel-
resort coffee in hand, a lone figure at opened more than a year ago, and has opment and management,
the edge of Streamsong's infinity pool. drawn rave reviews from across the and his wife Marie head back
With cloudy skies above, Mack was globe.. from the bass fishing boat dock
no doubt on a personal inspection tour He is hoping the bigger, more during a walk this weekend.
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A winning duo: technology meets tutoring
Students use iPads to enhance learning
By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ
Back in the old days, even a century
ago, one might see a student hold a
chalk slate in their hand and write
their answers down for the teacher to a
But modern technology has im-
proved on the days of chalk dust,
rep icing it with iPads, and Polk
Avenue Elementary teachers couldn't
And it is especially helpful in Polk's
after school tutoring program, which
is also going through some changes.
A sinple statement would be that I
Polk Avenue has figured out a way to
reach migrant children and enhance
their learning, while keeping them
in the mix of the school population,
and technology has formed the bridge
thereof the Lake Wales Charter
School migrant services coordinator, Third-grade teacher Kristine Shollenberger
Julio Acevedo, set about obtaining a enjoys a moment with her students as they
Title 3 grant, Polk Avenue expressed work on computers, doing FCAT Explorer c- .-
an interest:in getting in on that program, which will help prepare them for the
action. :, FCAT test.
The government grant provided to use it and they have testing onthe PHOTOS BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ
10 iPads for the school, which are iPads."
0ed iadts for the s lih are d Kiisa Steesth Olga Stafford, who works with first- andsecond-grade students in the after school program, takes
Language bothclasses and the English as a Second Kristade Shollenbeger teaches third a look at what.her daughter is doing. Gabriella Stafford is working on a school iPad, doing her
Language classes and the after school grade. assignmets
tutoring mix of both migrant, non The students in her after school assignments.
migrant, and ESOL students who program are preparing for the FCAT, The computers are helpful, Saran says.
need a little extra support to enhance a test they must pass to advance to notes. Shollenberger adds the students do
their classroom experience, fourth grade. Shollenberger adds that the soft- enjoy the computers.
"So we are adding some more regu- Each student sits at a computer ware for the FCAT is web-based so "It's different than the direct
lar education students and we added while wearing headphones, and students can access it at home. Polk instruction that they are accustomed
some teachers in class on the third- follows the instructions given on the County Schools generates pdssword to. It makes it fun," she says.
grade level," notes Ambica Saran, state-provided software program. and login information for all students Polk Avenue has adopted the sys-
Title One Facilitator for Polk Avenue. Saran notes there are about 78 stu- in Polk County, so they can log in at tem by Stephen R. Covey, "The Seven
'One of the migrant tutors, Olga dents currently in the after school school or at home. Habits of Highiy Successful People,"
Stafford, is teaching a mixed group of program. "Students tend to be a lot more notes the school's teacher of the year,
first- and second-grade students. She "And we have added our migrant engaged," she said. who has worked with migrants for
will have one- iPad per student, with a students to it. We recognize our Some parents have no Internet, so some time, and actually worked in
class size of five students. migrants that were already in the students can either utilize the public the poorest sections of Haiti for more
"There are some apps for migrant program, which will be given trans- library, a friend's computer, or the than 20 years.
students, and ESOL, but we also work portation and additional teacher school to access their assignments. She notes that her goal is to ge t' the
one on one in small groups with assistance," she said. Migrants do not Saran notes the questions in childre to take res~ponsibility.for..
them," she said. usually inform the school that they Shollenberger's class are from the their own success.
"My kids are using a Level A reading are migrants, she notes, so teachers FCAT practice test. She says she expects that of her
comprehension manual. Most of it is have to be on the lookout for them "So the students and the parents kids, and notes that with the school
hands-on learning. It helps them with and for assistance they may need. can look at the actual real test type of being a "Leader in Me" school this
comprehension," Stafford says. Acevedo noted in a talk he gave questions," she said. makes that success possible.
"And it does bring about student to the Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary Students get instant feedback on Murphy gently guides the-student
engagement," Saran notes. recently, that migrant students face their work. A diamond on the screen in front of her, as he studies his les-
The percentage of Hispanic stu- different challenges from non migrant means a successful answer, and then son, and answers questions she asks
dents is very high at Polk Avenue students, in that they leave before directions to the passage in question of the material in front of them.
as compared to the other Charter the school year is over, some facing if the answer is wrong, so the student There is a method to her success,
schools, she says. problems with enrollment in the can go back and reread what they she notes, and that is to helphe stu-
"Olga and I will be working along other states where their parents work. missed, and try again. dents believe that they can succeed.
with them, side by side, just moni- Class time is lost and there are gaps "And it will prompt them as to "That's the reason that I do this
toring them. And they can learn how in their learning, he noted. where to look in the. passage," Saran migrant tutoring," she notes.
. .Left: Twin siblings Jesus Mota and Maria Mota do their schoolwork via computer, side by side,
Sand listen intently as they wear ther headphones. Their brother, FredyMota, was also in the
classroom, working with teacher Lonnie Murphy on his assignments for the day.
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Flu season coming soon to your door
If you're like most folks, you don't worry V can find more information about how to
about catching the flu until you're in bed, Our Viewpoint do that at www.mypolkhealth.org or call
Last year, according to the Center for United He althWorks and CDC The flu season started slow for 2013-14.
Disease Control, there were 381,000 people recommend: But 1,583 laboratory-confirmed influen-
hospitalized with the flu in the U.S. And, Get a flu vaccination. It is a good idea za-associated hospitalizations have been
during the 2012-2013 flu season, emnploy- for larger employers to provide onsite reported since Oct. 1, 2013. This translates
ees missed 230 million workdays due to vaccinations, to a cumulative rate of 5.8 hospitalizations
flu-related illnesses, costing employers a Wash your hands frequently. per 100,000 people in the United States.
whopping $30.4 billion in health care and Cover your mouth when your must What health professiorials are seeing,
lost productivity, according to a study com- sneeze or cough. however, is the number of "severe" cases of
missioned by Walgreens and a press release Educate employees, students and others flu is higher than normal.
from U.S. HealthWorks. through posters, emails, newsletters etc. They also warned that pregnant women
Millions of people are stricken with the about what they can do to lower their risk of have been more susceptible than usual to
flu each year. For some it is just an inconve- flu. the flu this year.
nience sniffles, maybe a sore throat, but Not every employer can afford to set up It is difficult to get a handle on the number
it may not prevent them from any normal flu vaccinations as is recommended by the of cases of flu in the area because flu is not a
activities. -CDC. But flu shots are readily available. reportable disease.
For others, it means bed rest, a visit to the Chain stores like Publix, Walmart, There is no way to 100 percent protect
doctor and missed work. For even others it Walgreens and CVS offer the vaccines at yourself from the flu. A vaccination and
can mean hospitalization or, in some rare prices that can range from $18 or less to $40. common sense precautions are a good
cases, death. The Polk County Health Department offers way to lower your risk and prevent miss-
There are a few precautions anyone can the flu vaccine at the Bartow, Lakeland, ing work or activities you are looking
take to lessen their chance of getting the flu. Haines City and Auburndale locations. You forward to.
Congress should focus
on economic agenda
While the national economic indices
are improving unemployment P a (, *
numbers moving down, job num- Paula Dockery
bers looking better in key'segments,
consumer confidence up, the stock "
market at record highs and years of w */
decreasing deficits there is still o
work to do. P I L
So, as our elected officials gather Paula Dockerycan be contacted at .
in the nation's capitol, it is my hope email@example.com
that they do so with the sincere desire
to pursue a limited-but-aggressive to the table. Instead, it became a, 4
agenda in 2014 to strengthen our eco- high stakes game of chicken, with no
nomic conditions and help millions of winners. & I- V -
Americans longing for the chance to Those who take their fiduciary te A a le oo ,
live the America dream. responsibilities seriously should jump
The probability of Congress working on the chance to address tax reform.
across party lines toward the common A simpler, fairer system that benefits -
goal of an improved economy is made average Americans and not special in- with every potential policy, the devil is ~etvice-relatedjobs in a region.
less likely in a politically charged elec- terests could be developed, discussed, in the details. There's plenty of room The Affordable Care Act is the law
tion year in which each party is trying debated and implemented. This could for negotiation. of thei land. It has withstood legal
to make gains in the chamber they have the added benefit of reducing the At $10 per hour for-a 40-hour challenges, obstructionist efforts,
don't control. While part of the reason need for government regulations and workweek, an individual could earn a botched rollout and incessant
for gridlock is rooted in a true philo- regulators. $20,8t00 a year. At the current rate of. setond-guessing:
sophical difference in how to achieve Republicans should formulate $7.25 they might reach $15,080, To put Lostin all of this is thferea lieed iof
those goals, much of it is because of a policy designed to bring capital back that in prspective, the poverty level people to haveac~css t4 iff6rdable
lack of agreement on what those goals from overseas. Without making this an in the Uited Staes is determined to health isurance.
are or should be. excuse to reward the bad, or at least be $23,550 for a family of four. Those Republicans should offer to enter
In a spirit of benevolent biparti- greedy, behavior that contributed under the poverty level are eligible into good-faith negotiations to modify
sanship, I offer the following seven to our economic decline, incentives for government programs at a cost to it. The president and congressional.
agenda items for Congress to con- could be employed to return those taxpayers. Democrats should welcome the:
sider. There is a real opportunity for dollars that were generated in the U.S. The Seniate-has already passed a o Ipportunity to improve th ilaw and its
some good old-fashioned political and put them to work here at home. bipartisan immigration bill. The House implementation. No one benefits by
horse-trading. Democrats are already focused should take it up, amend it and go to its failure..
For the traditional Republican, on three important issues: raising conference to hammer out the differ- Finally, implicit by its omission,
members should focus on a the minimum wage to a living wage, ences in other words, do their jobs. Congress should stay away from
debt-reduction plan that encompasses finishing the job on immigration There is no better way of creating divisive social issues, and focus on
a more serious approach than the reform, and fixing and expanding jobs while improving our quality jobs and the economy.
sequester. Recognizing that it was the nation's crumbling and outdated of life than investing in our infra- Paula Dockery is a syndicat-
fashioned in a way that both sides infrastructure. All three initiatives structure. Most of the jobs created ed columnist who served in the
would find objectionable, sequestra- are overwhelmingly supported by the are private-sector jobs, which can Florida Legislature for 16 years as a
tion was intended to force negotiators American people in poll after poll. As have a multiplying effect on other Republican from Lakeland.
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Is it a good idea for the
American Legion Post 71 of Terry Dohring John Henrie Kenny lower Andy Anderson
Lake W ales to sponsor a Town "The Town Hall Meeting is "Yes, it is good to answer "Yes, because it informs the "Our credo is 'veterans
really good for veterans. It questions veterans might veterans of things they are serving veterans'and we
Hall Meeting.for the is to help serve the veterans have. l am sure there are due and don't know about. have to get the information
of this community to know veterans that have questions Many able bodied veterans out to them. That is what
Department of Veterans what help is available." on how to do it (work with don't take advantage of this counts and this is just one
Veterans Administration)." because they think they way of doing it:"
Affairs, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. would be taking benefits
away from veterans who
Feb. 1 to discuss veterans' need certain things now.
That is not the case.
benefits and services?
High School needs more mentors
Each day I look at the faces of stu- think he just grew tired of fighting mentors are making a difference, but
dents who are trying to make some- for some semblance of a functional we need so many more.
thing of their lives; young men and Donna DunSOnl life. I think of him and all the others So, this is my plea to you: LWHS
women working hard just to beat [ 1 that we lose. It is sad, but as an needs volunteer mentors to work with
the odds. So many of these students educator you can't dwell there too our most "at risk" students.We will be
do not know what it is like to have long there is simply too much that having a mentor training Feb. 3 at 6:30
parents who send them off with a can be done-to wrench them out of p.m. in the library at the high school.
simple breakfast and best wishes for the quagmire of hopelessness. The training will give you the informa-
a good day; they do not know what it Princpal ofake Wales High School Only about 71 percent of students tion on how to become an approved
is like to have someone take time to who begin LWHS graduate; that is mentor. The task involves a bit of
read to them or ask questions about not good enough for the children paperwork and one would need to get
their day; they do not have someone of Lake Wales or the long term a background check. Once approved,
to guide them through the maze of with since they were in elementary economic viability of this.commu- your task will be to meet once or twice
growing up.,- school, and I have to telfliy6 it can nity. The graduation number of 71 per week with the student and simply
I could write about all the reasons be'deeply sad. percent is right in keeping with most check on them; it is that simple. If you
that cause tis,but iht nowall I remember having an elementary public high schools with our demo- are interested, please call 678-4222.
:that iattrs is we need help. We student in my office who kept going graphics, but I keep thinking, this It is time to get radical! I am tired of
Sneed mentors to guide them and to sleep during the day. He finally place is small enough to change. seeing young adults that I know have
help them, craft a life. I am asking for told us that he w as sleepy because The educators in this town seethe the potentialto have a good life just
!your help haha he privilege of his mother had diffent men in faces behind the statistics. We see slip away and become an educational
!being principal of Polk Avenue, Bok, 'at night, and he had to stay up so their potential, and weki'ow given statistic, or worse, become a number
,and now Lake Wales High School; nothing would happened to his some time and attentio they will in the juvenile system. We need your
.eachiproviding ieffi'ith'a unique little sister. All these years later, fie have a far better chance of walking- help to build a better Lake Wales.
!perspective. I know what many of dropped out' of high school. Teacher across-that stage at.Legion Field '.
these students have'been dealing after teacher tried to help, but I in June. We know that our current: Donna Dunson
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Bok student a pageant competitor
Savannah Adams heads for Miss Pre-Teen Tampa PROVIDED
By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ So she located a pageant and asked a contestants. Savannah will be competing vannahms of
KLBERKOWITZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM friend of hers to go with her to the inter- in the Miss Pre-Teen division, one of four Lake ales
view process. divisions that will have young ladies ages ofake Wales
She's called a real "go-getter," a student Sabrina said that "tons of girls" received 7 and 19 competing in modeling routines, was recently
who "definitely doesn't settle for less than a notification, but that they were chosen to which include casual wear and formal selecte t
the best," according to her sixth grade proceed to an interview. wear. Most important, Savannah will dis- participate
advance math teacher Sarah McGathey. "It was the last day they were interview- play her personality and interviewing skills in the 2014
That Bok Academy student Savannah ing and it was Sunday. And we got the while interviewing with this year's Tampa Miss Pre-Teen
Adams does have high aspirations is phone call on Monday. I didn't expect it to judging panel. Personality is the number Tampa pageant
unquestionable, and now, she's added one be that fast," she said. one aspect that each contestant is judged competition
more thing to her schedule of events: Miss If Savannah wins this pageant, she'll on during all phases of competition. that will
Pre-Teen Tampa. proceed to the national competition. If Savannah were to win the title of Miss take place on
Her mother, SabrinaAdams, said the "She's very personable, especially one Pre-Teen Tampa, she would represent Sunday, Feb. 2,
11-year-old has never been in a pageant on one," her mother said. Mom is trying to Tampa and the surrounding communities 2014, in Tampa.
before, but she is accustomed to being in get sponsors for Savannah, and set up her at the national competition that will take
front of people, as she performs in the Lake portfolio, place in Orlando. Over $30,000 in prizes and well-prepared contestant in this year's
Wales Little Theatre. "It's ball gown and every day wear," she and awards will be presented at that event Tampa Pageant.
She enjoys gymnastics, had tried T-ball says. while each winner enjoys this expense paid Any business, organization, or private
and spent a couple of years in the Pram The pageant cut out the swimsuit trip of five nights and six days in Orlando, individual who may be interested in
Fleet. contest, and Sabrina says she is glad about Florida. becoming a sponsor to Savannah may
And she would like to go into dance, that. Community businesses, organizations, contact the Miss Pre-Teen Tampa pageant
"She's one of those girls who wants to do Savannah has a brother, Sean PaulAdams. and private individuals will assist Savannah coordinator, at 877-403-6678. I
everything honors classes and on honor The 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Tampa pageant in participating in this year's competition McGathey says her student has an ability
roll. She's happy and social and she's always will take place on Sunday, Feb. 2. by becoming an official sponsor to her. to reach other kids, and is a leader.
helped my mom in the classroom." According to a pageant release, Through sponsorship, each contestant "She's able to talk to anyone," she says.
Sabrina says her daughter's interest in Savannah will be competing, for her share receives-all the necessary training, rehears- If she could describe Savannah in one
pageants peaked by watching the little of thousands of dollars in prizes and als, and financial support which will allow word, she notes, '0utgoing" would be that
pageant shows on Netflix. specialty gifts that will be distributed to Savannah to become a very confident word.
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Veterans Administration plans day at American Legion
By BRENDA EGGERT BRADER who go through offers meeting dates for events includ- said. "Twenty-five percent goes back
BBRADER@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM stress while the ing with the legion meeting at 6 p.m. to the Florida American Legion and
husbands are the second Thursday of the month, the the 75 percent we keep here and that
Now is the chance for all area away and are Sons of the American Legion at 6 p.m. is used so we can help the post and
veterans to learn about how to receive eligible for help," on the third Thursday of the month; homeless."
the free benefits and what is available Anderson said. the Ladies Auxiliary at 1 p.m. the first The post also will be bringing the
to them through the federal govern- "Vets benefits Saturday, the Riders, motorcycle riders Fallen Warrior Wall to share with the
ment during the Town Hall Meeting cover children group, at 10 a.m. the third Saturday community in April.
of the Department of Veterans Affairs. and health. It just of the month and the honor guard at
The event is coming to veterans from covers everything 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month. Helping Veterans
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 1 at the for veterans." The auxiliary has been granted
American Legion Post 71, 43 W. Park "It covers the special permission to have a poppy sale Anyone who would like to help the
Ave., Lake Wales. veterans and their Linda Anderson from Feb. 14-17 to raise funds for the area veterans may do so with new
The American Legion Post 71 will immediate family Linda Anderson post and the homeless, Linda Anderson items that the American Legion dis-
play host to several government members who live with them," said said. tributes to those in need. Items include
administration areas that will present Linda Anderson, American Legion Post "Usually they are only sold on new under garments and clothing,
valuable information for all veterans. 71 Auxiliary president. Memorial or Veterans' Day, but we got blankets, toiletries and food items for
Snacks and coffee and doughnuts will "A lot of them (veterans) don't have special permission from the Florida the food pantry. Items may be dropped
be served during the Saturday event the ability to go the 70 or 100 miles American Legion," Linda Anderson off at the American Legion Post.
that will be held inside the post home. to get to the Tampa Vets Hospital or
"Volunteers and administration will other areas in Orlando, Kissimmee
be present to help representing the or Lakeland," Andy Anderson said.
Veterans Benefits Administration, the "That is whywere are working with
Veterans Health Administration, the the Mountain Lake community to
National Cemetery Association, and provide a van to place on a schedule to
the Polk County Veterans Center," said take veterans to these clinics and the
American Legion Post 71 Commander hospital."
Veterans are entitled to benefits that Veterans' VA Bus
include a wide range of free services.
Many include medical, education, AVA bus does visit the area on the
disability, employ- second Tuesday of each month parked
ment assistance in front of the Lake Wales Municipal
for those who Building and the fourth Tuesday of the
are indigent and month at the American Legion Post.
help for homeless "Veterans can receive minor medical
veterans. clinic help, limited checkups to deter-
"A lot of the mine what branch of the VA they need
veterans have to go to," Andy Anderson said. "These
Post Traumatic mobile units are open to all veterans no
Stress Syndrome -matter what race, creed, color, gender
(PTSD) and are or nationality."
entitled to help
from the Veterans Post Meetings, Events
Post Cmdr. Administration, as
Andy Anderson well as their wives The American Legion Post 71 family
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MON... Homemade Meatloaf, Cube-steak, Baked Chicken, Catfish Filet
TUES... Fried Pork Chops, Salisbury Steak, Chicken Pot Pie, Country Fried Steak, Catfish Filet
WED.... Fried Grouper, Fried Chicken, Chicken WI Peppers & Onions, Chicken Braised Marsala
THUR.. Fried Pork Chops, BBQ Ribs, Liver & Onions, Catfish Filet
FRI..... Roast Beef, Roast Turkey, Roast Pork, Fried Grouper, Fried Chicken
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The News Page 9
Unity in Community holds
This is a chance to bring some food says Howard Kay, president of Unity in
and eat some too. Community.
Unity in Community will be holding RSVP to Gloria Lester at roosevelt230@ Charlie Blackmore was driving home around 4 a.m. when he spotted a woman
their International Potluck Dinner from aol.com or call the B Street Community being assaulted along the side of the road. A man had pushed her to the ground
6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at James P Service Center at 863-679-8091. and was kicking her repeatedly in the head and stomach. Blackmore stopped
Austin Community Center. Program will include guest speakers, his car and ordered the man to stop the attack. The assailant then turned his
The center is at 315 Dr. Martin Luther and special musical entertainment. attention to Blackmore and began approaching him. Thanks to Wisconsin's new
King, Jr. Blvd., Lake Wales. There will be a silent auction at 6 p.m. concealed-carry law, Blackmore was able to draw his pistol and hold the suspect
Everyone who attends is asked to Donations would be appreciated. Dinner
bring a covered dish from your ethnic is at 6:30 p.m. at gunpoint until police arrived. The woman was treated for what appeared to
background. "Come and share with us in celebrating be a broken nose and large laceration on her face. (TheBlaze.com, West Allis, WI,
"We want a diverse selection of foods," our ethnic diversity," said Kay. 3/15/13)
7 Paul Ohle, 69, was at home baking around 9 a.m. when he heard more than a
dozen bangs on his front door. By the time he made it to the door, a man had
already forced his way inside. The man told Ohle that he needed help, so Ohle
picked up his cell phone to call 91 1.The man grabbed the phone from OhIe and
pushed him onto the sofa. He ordered Ohle to stay where he was as he tried
to take his television. Ohle struggled with the man, but managed to get to the
.38-cal. handgun he kept in his bedroom. Ohle fired multiple rounds killing the
intruder. Ohle was later taken to an area hospital where he was treated and re-
leased. (Hickory Daily Record, Hickory, NC, 2/26/13)
Lee Heng, 63, was asleep when two suspects allegedly scaled the wall and en-
tered Heng's second-story apartment through the bathroom window. Heng
woke to the sound of his 14-year-old son screaming. Realizing his son was in
danger, Heng jumped out of bed and grabbed his gun.The armed intruders con-
fronted Heng and a struggle ensued. Heng fired several shots which caused the
men to flee. One suspect suffered fatal gunshot wounds and the second suspect
was reportedly still at large. It's believed that the suspects were attempting to
rob the jewelry store Heng runs on the first floor of his home. (TheBlaze.com,
Philadelphia, PA, 4/1/13)
Irene Parker, 78, and Beverly Wright, 43, were volunteers walking door-to-door
PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ ministering and distributing religious literature just before the Easter holiday.
Parker visited one home where a woman answered the door. Before Parker was-
Linda Kimbrough, right, reachesover tostraighten some of the food items brought to last year's able to speak to the woman, a large dog lunged forward from inside. The screen
International Potluck Supper. The long line was well worth the wait, with offerings such as door flew open and Parker landed in the yard. Parker could do nothing but try
Jewish Matzo Ball Soup, German Gummies, Irish Corned Beef Cabbage and Potatoes, Southern to protect her face as the dog toreat her flesh. Wright, who was just two doors
Fried Chicken, Southern Collard Greens, Polish Sausage and Mediterranean Salad, among many down the street, ran toward Parker in an effort to help. Wright took a baseball bat -
others. This year's potluck is Thursday night. from the dog's ownerand swung at the dog, but only caused the dog to turn its
attention toward her. Wright screamed when the dog attacked. Two blocks away,
Mike Harrell could hear the desperate cries for help. Harrell kept a gun in his
truck, so he drove to the residence and immediately took action. Harrell fired one
shot killing the dog. Parker and Wright suffered severe injuries, but after exten-
sive surgeries both women survived the attack. (Tulsa WorldTulsa, OK, 3/24/13)
-A woman was at home when she noticed a vehicle she did not recognize in her
driveway. A man she did not know came to her door and began knocking and
ringing the doorbell. The woman grabbed herhandgun for protection because
4 .1the man seemed suspicious. Before she could answer the door, the-man alleged-
ly kicked it in and entered the woman's home. Upon seeingthe handgun pointed
in his direction, the man fled. As he drove away, the woman took a photo ofthe
vehicle with her cell phone.That photo later led to the arrest of the man who had
broken into her home. (The Northwest Indiana Times, Merrillville, IN, 3/22/13) -
Phibbie Underwood, a 72-year-old woman on oxygen, was home alone when
she heard the front door rattle, saw a shadow on the front porch and then heard
a loud banging on the window. Underwood retrieved a gun she kept in her bed-
- - room and returned to find a 26-year-old man who had broken the window and
gained entry to her home. Underwood ordered the man to get out of her home
and leave her alqne. Instead the man walked into another room, then walked
-back toward her. Underwood warned the man to stop and when he didn't, she
pulled the trigger. The gun misfired, so Underwood fired again and missed. The
man got down on the floor to avoid being shot. Underwood held the man there
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aPOL The information is gathered from police, sheriff's office, Florida
.. Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a
Sconviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
Fake $20 bill passed at Gate, man upset
Compiled by KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ slapped Rodriguez in the right cheek with Arrest made they had showed up at the Bullard
KLBERKOWITZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM an open hand. Reports note that Grippo after disturbance address. As officers were meeting with
then allegedly shoved Rodriguez up Smith and Garrard, officers watched as
A counterfeit bill that was passed at a against the wall, which caused Rodriguez According to police, on Dec. 29, Lake Garrard exited her car. Reports say that
gas station shocked both the man who re- to hit her right knee on the comer of the Wales Police responded to W. Bullard as she did, they observed a clear plastic
ports say passed the bill, as well as police. exterior wall. Officers did observe some Ave. regarding a disturbance. bag containing what police say ap-
On Dec. 29, Lake Wales Police met reddish in color marks on Rodriguez right Once there, officers located Amanda peared to be marijuana sticking out of
with Raul Merced at the Gate gas station cheek and a mark above her right knee, Duckwiler, who had reported that her bra in plain view. The officer asked
located on Ridge Way, regarding a fake according to reports. she was allegedly beaten up in Winter about the bag and she admitted it was
$20 bill. Reports say Raul had gone to the Police obtained a written statement Haven by Rachel Smith and Rebecca "weed." She was taken into custody and
store to purchase gas and was informed from Rodriguez and photographed her Garrard. The Polk County Sheriff's
by the clerk that the bill was fake. He injuries. Then the LWPD tried to make office had already worked the call and BRIEFS I11
waited until the police arrived and was contact with Grippo at her residence but
completely cooperative, reports say., was not successful. Officers eventually
He explained that he had cashed his made contact with Grippo via telephone
paycheck and had been to a number of at which time, police say Grippo denied t
different stores since making purchases, the allegations. Police completed a com,- .N '
police say, so he could not say for sure plaint affidavit on Grippo, due to being "S "
where he obtained the bill. "He was unable to make physical contact with her. :
generally upset that the bill was fake and *
appeared genuine in his concerns," noted Violation of
the police report. There is no security city noise ordinance .or
strip inside the bill, it is the wrong size
and is printed on different paper and it According to reports, while on patrol
reacted when tested with an iodine pen, in the area of Dr. JA. Wiltshire Avenue
reports note. and D Street, officers could hear plainly
The bill was seized and turned in as audible noise coming from a while -
evidence. A copy of the bill was made Chevy Avalanche. Police say initially the *A, 1
before packaging. vehicle was about 400 feet away and the
music continued as the vehicle ap-
Information report proached and passed officers. Officers
conducted a traffic stop at Washington
According to reports, Lake Wales Police Avenue and B Street, and made contact
responded to a residence on Seminole with the driver of the vehicle who
Avenue regarding a possible burglary. identified himself as Shaun Adam
Officers were told there was damage Cheathem by his Florida driver's license.
to a small window, which is used as an Officers explained the city ordinance t Located in historic, downtown Lake Wales at 257 E. Stuart Avenue
emergency window. Police indicated that Cheathem and then issued Cheathem a Open9:3o 5:3o Monday Saturday 863-679-1146
after a thorough investigation, it seemed notice to appear in court for violation of
as if the window was damaged from the Lake Wales City Ordinance 20-5.
inside, possibly, by mistake. Reports say .
there is no evidence inside the residence Hit and run BATTLE BOWLEGS CREEK
to support a burglar'y and no evidence
outside the window either. The case was Lake Wales Police responded to U.S. H ER I TASG E F E S
closed as an information report. Highway 27 and State Road 60 for a hit F i
and run crash involving a single vehicle. Jan. 31 Feb. 1 and 2
Domestic battery results The witness advised the vehicle hita JF1
in complaint affidavit street sign and then kept going, reports Outdoor Recreation Area, Fort Meade
say. The driver of the vehicle was not at
According to reports, police respoid- the scene. The incident is still currently C 1-- le'." Frf Cem .
ed to a residence on Emnerald Avenue being investigated, according to reports. c
regarding a reported battery. *n-c4&ile Rant Rsank Creakm 230 P .
Police made contact with Devon Mongoose bike abandoned a M w
Rodriguez, who told officers she and Parking is $7 donation per vehicle, all
Amanda Grippo were involved in a verbal On Dec. 29, Lake Wales Police met Saturday and Sunday events are free.
altercation outside the residence. Reports with James Johnson in the 1100 block .
say Rodriguez told police the argument of Druid Circle regarding an aban-
became physical when Grippo allegedly doned bicycle. Reports say officers
pushed the screen door while Rodriguez located the bike at the corner of Druid
was trying to go back inside the resi- Circle and 12th Street. The bike was
dence. This caused damage to the screen colored in black, blue and silver and
door, according to reports. was a Mongoose brand boys bike that
Police say Rodriguez said she turned to had been spray painted gray. The own-
tell Grippo to leave and Grippo allegedly er has not been located, reports say.
Friday, Jan 31
7 School Day, students invited to tour camps, see deomonstrations,
eat with re-enactors
M7-9 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek dinner dance
Saturday, Feb. 1
10a.m. Authentic Civil War camps, festival, open
10:45 Ladies Tea
12 noon -- Florida Public Utilities Entertainment Pavillion opens featuring
e pF offer ran of lorida folk music giants Frank Thomas, JerryMincey and others
We proudly offer A wide range of 12 noon -- Cannon demonstrations
knowlee and experience in diverse areas 1:45 p.m.-- Colors, Union and Confederate Memorial Ceremony.
knoledge and experiee in diverse areas 2:30 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek. re-enactment
of laW, including: 7 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek Ball
Wills, Trusts & Estate IPlanning 10 a.m. Festival,camps open to the.public
11 a.m. Florida Public Utilities Entertainment Pavillion featuring Florida
Florida Probate Law folk music legends FrankThomas, Jerry Mincey and others
Estate (residential & commercial 2 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek re-enactment
Business & Commercial matters F 5 p.m. Festival closes
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tleasdaas ib smodj For more information, www.battleofbowlegscreek.org or
Complimentary Initial Consultation. call Fort Meade Chamber of Commerce at 863-285-8253
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The News Page 11
Dec.30 Donald Wendal, 27, of 3118 Jasmine Ave., charged with marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams. vithhold support-non support of children or spouse.
Jamie Bibbs, 17, of 322 Steedley Ave., charged with nonmoving trafficviolation-permit unlawful use of issued drivers Austin Benton, 29, of W 206 Park Ave., charged with Rashard Morgan, 25, of S430 ScenicHwy., charged with
burglary-unoccupied dwelling unarmed, larceny-grand theft of license. marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams. -marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams, moving traflic
dwelling 100 less 300 dollars. FrankYeater, 23, of 4715 Woodville St, charged with Tyrone Boswell, 20, of 631 Lincoln Ave., charged with mar- violation-drive while license suspended 2nd offense.
Joseph Gieck, 21, of 2929 Pinehill Ct, charged with petit theft aggravated battery-person uses a deadly weapon. juana-possess-not more than 20 grams, drug equipment-possess Kenyon Phillips, 18, of W 116 Northside Dr., charged with
2nd degree 1st offense. and or use. marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams.
Joshua Miller, 25, of 428 Alabama St, charged with Jan.2 Jeffrey DeBarros, 31, of 324 Starr Ridge Dr., charged with Ernest Pitts, 47, of 355 Swingle St, Frostproof, charged with
marijuana-possess not more than 20 grams. Jonas Henderson, 32, of 621 Jackson Ave., charged with 7 drugs-possess-controlled substance without prescription, drug drugs-possess-controlled substance without prescription, drug
Shelby Paul, 18, of 2861 EastTrotTrail, charged with battery- counts out-of-county warrant equipment-possess and or use, marijuana-possess-not more than equipment-possess and or use, probation violation.
touch or strike. Anthony Richardson, 23, of 10 Vills Ct charged with 20 grams. Juan Portillo, 34,of 419 Highlands Dr., charged with moving
aggravated battery-offender knew/should have known victim Christopher Josey, 35, of 498 Lakeside Dr., charged with traffic violation-drive with expired license for more than 6
Dec.31 pregnant, battery-touch or strike. moving trafficviolation-drive whilelicense suspended 1st offense, months.
Joy Irvin, 30, of 29 8 W Seminole Ave., charged with battery- Patrick Toole, 36, of 1940Tillman Dr., charged with aggravated 4counts probation violation. Cynthia Skinner, 31, of 505 Citrus Dr., Frostproof, charged with
touch or strike. battery-on person 65 years of age or older, 2 counts battery-2nd Timothy Knapp, 48, of 2020 Oriole Lane, charged with drugs-possess-controlled substance without prescription, drug
or subsequent offense. marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams, moving traffic equipment-possess and or use.
Jan. 1 Roberta Wilkins, 22, of 324 Sunrise Park, charged with moving violation-knowingly drive while license suspended revoked. Vance Smith, 43, of 2015 Conner Rd., charged with
Ginger McBride, 20, of 8913 Sheppard Dr., charged with resist traffic violation-operate motor vehicle without valid license. Jimmy McGhee, 55, of 5 321 Palm Ave., Frostproof, charged drugs-possess-controlled substance without prescription, drug
officer-obstruct without violence. with drugs-possess-controlled substance without prescription, equipment-possess and or use, 2 counts probation violation.
Renee Ward, 54, of 725 Hickory Hammock Rd., charged with 2 Jan.3 drug equipment-possess and or use. Andre Wamer, 24, ofW 210 Park Ave., charged with
counts probation violation. Jerel Allen, 18, of 504South St, charged with Aaron Mobley, 40,of 202Townsend Ave., charged with warrantlessVOP Pinellas Co.
BRIE Fresults. The value of the can and copper
B IEF inside is estimated at $300. Police say
there are no known suspects at this
FROM PAGE 10 time.
later transported to the Polk County Battery near Walmart
Jail Police contacted PCSO, who
confirmed they were not looking for the According to reports, officers
pair for any criminal charges. met with Lori Atmore at Hungry
Howies near Walmart regarding a
Can and copper are gone battery. Officers later met with Tara
Grandmont, whom they say was '
On Dec. 29, Lake Wales Police initially believed to be the only suspect VI
responded to Orange Avenue regarding in this case. After investigation, officers TRAVELERS
a theft. Police say that while on scene, say they concluded the two may have
they met with the complainant, who committed simple battery on each
said that there was a large garbage bin other, however, there was no sufficient
filled with copper wire sitting in her evidence to support physical arrests of -
back yard, which had been saved by her either. For this reason, officers ob-
husband. The woman said the item was tained written statements from those
there and she and her husband left the involved and forwarded complaint
residence two days before Christmas, affidavits to the State of Florida for
ahd that it was missing when they review. Police say there were no inde-
returned Dec. 29. Police say there pendent witnesses and no video from
was no evidence at the scene and the Walmart in the area where the incident
neighborhood canvas did not yield any occurred.
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Page 12 The News Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Geoffrey 'GR' Randolph Webster Dorothy Marie Lunsford-Griffith
Jan. 21, 1945 He also published The Miniature Mrs. Dorothy Fla.; stepson, Paul Griffith and wife,
- Jan. 6, 2014 Aircraft Quarterly, a full-color magazine Marie Lunsford- Cindy, Boyack, NC; stepdaughters,
Geoffrey with an auxiliary club membership for Griffith, 78, Patricia Carpenter and husband
"GR" Webster, toy airplane aficionados. passed away David, Ft. Myers, Fla., Kristine Griffith,
a resident of When he retired, at age 55, he studied Sunday, Jan. 22, Sarasota, Fla., Regina Griffith, Webb
Frostproof, at the Beaux Arts School in Paris, 2014, in Winter City, Mo.; brother, Edward Walker
Fla. and honing his skills in painting, special- .Haven of heart and wife, JoAnn, Fort Meade, Fla.;
Grasse, izing in portraits. He also pursued his failure. grandchildren, Deana Rickman and
France, avid passion for collecting antique and Dorothy was husband, Joe, Joseph Lunsford, Chase
passed away vintage toy aircraft, writing a definitive born Sept. 27, Lunsford and Elizabeth Woodard; one
at his home text about this area of collecting as well 1935, in Tiger great-grandchild, Kaydee Parker.
in Grasse, as contributing to various publications. Bay, Fla., and Visitation is 6-8 p.m., Tuesday,
France, Captain Geoffrey Webster had been a lifetime collector moved to Lake Dorothy Marie Jan. 14, 2014, at Hancock Funeral
surrounded by 'GR'Webster of antique and vintage miniature toy Wales from Fort Lunsford-Griffith Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade.
his wife and airplanes and aviation models, and Meade in 1994. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m.,
children, after had amassed one of the most com- She was the Deputy Clerk for the Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at the First
a brief but prehensive collections of toy airplanes Polk County Courthouse for 18 years, Church of God, 215 S. Perry Ave.,
valiant battle and aviation models ever assembled,; a member of Fort Meade First Church Fort Meade, with Rev. Travis Risner
with cancer. containing numerous rarities made in of God where she served many years as officiating.
Mr. Webster Germany, France, Japan, Great Britain a youth leader, and a Fort Meade High Interment will follow in Evergreen
was a native and the United States. School graduate, Class of 1953. Cemetery, Fort Meade.
Floridian and GR Webster remained an active pilot Dorothy was preceded in death by Condolences may be sent to the
great-great most of his life and could fly anything her parents, Samuel D. and Delma H. family at www.hancockfh.com In lieu
grandson of with wings or propellers. He flew his Walker, first husband, Joe J. Lunsford, of flowers, contributions may be made
the Governor amphibious airplane all over the United sisters, Veda Gurlock and Ethel Roberts. to the Building Fund of First Church of
of Florida States. She is survived by her husband, God or to The Gideons International,
during the Geoffrey'GR'Webster His portraits and other paintings are William Griffith, Lake Wales, Fla.; sons, P.O. Box 763, Bartow, FL 33831.
civil war, John rey in some of the finest private collections Michael Lunsford and wife, Pam, Lake Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade,
Milton. He was a Frostproof residentfor and were treasured gifts to special Wales, Fla., Steve Lunsford, Ft. Myers, is in charge of-arrangements.
nearly 15 years. friends.
He was a retired executive, as well as Mr. Webster is survived by his Pn C
an author, artist, renowned collector mother and stepfather, Helen and R In T New Yea Wi A Nw P
of antique aviation toys, and highly Alvin "Bud" E Lindsay, Jr. of Miami
decorated Vietnam War pilot. Beach; wife, Agnes Costa Webster, their
He was an American patriot and children Jim (8 yrs), George (6 yrs.)
military man through and through. As and Helene (5 yrs.) of Grasse, France
a U.S. Armypilot stationed in Vietnam, and Frostproof, Fla.; his sisters, Wendy
Capt. GR Webster commanded the Webster Keleher (Walter) of Duxbury,
Mustang Gun Ship Platoon of the 68th Mass., Diana Webster Biehl (John) of .
Assault Helicopter Company, and was Frostproof, brother, Alvin E Lindsay III | ________D
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After completing his military service Lucerne, Switzerland.
in Vietnam, Webster enrolled at the A funeral mass was held on Saturday,
University of Chicago, where he earned Jan. 11 in Grasse, France. A memo- C
a Masters Degree tinusiness. His rial gathering to celebrate the lif of
career in the fragrance industry culmi- Geoffrey "GR"Webster will be'held on
nated in the post of CEO of Givaudan Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at the histor- TM
Fragrances, an international firm. ic Ramon Theater, 15 E. Wall Street in
In 2000, Webster was elected to the Frostproof, Florida. Flowers are wel-
Fragrance Foundation's Hall of Fame. come. Alternatively, the family suggests USED CAR SUPERSTORE
During his career, he lived in Illinois, that donations be made to their favorite
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OBITUARIES Holy Spirit holds
Ralph Dean Smith
Ralph Dean Smith of Lake Wales Survivors include his wife of 20 years,
passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Sandra D. Smith; and a daughter, Melody
Auburndale. He was 70 years old.. Visitation is 10 a.m. until the funeral
He was born Nov. 12, 1943, in service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, Its spiritual and fashionable. The Holy Tickets for the event are $10 each and
Prestonsburg, Ky., to the late Clyde W. 2014, at the Marion Nelson Funeral Spirit Council of CatholicWomen will be include the luncheon and the fashion show.
and Naomi Marie Smith; and he came Home in Lake Wales. hosting its sixth annual Lunch and Fashion No tickets will be sold at the door.
here from Warsaw, Ind., in 1999. Interment will be held at the Florida Show on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m. For individual tickets and reserved tables
He was a retired boiler operator for National Cemetery in Bushnell. to 2 p.m., in the Holy Spirit Parish Center, of six or eight, contact Peg Champion 863-
R. R. Donnelly and Sons and was a veter- Condolences may be sent to the family 644 South Ninth St., LakeWales. Ladies 696-0055 or 863-407-376-3659.
an of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army. at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com. will be modeling multiple ensembles from For tickets at Nalcrest, contact Annette
He was a member of American Legion Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in CASUAL CHIC in Auburndale. There will be Alversa 863-221-9452.
and loved fishing, hunting and gardening. charge of arrangements. two 50/50 drawings and three large variety Tickets are also available from CCW
baskets for a drawing, in which you pay to members or at the Holy Spirit Parish Office
Sget a ticket, on South Ninth Street, 863-676-1556.
Margaret L. Smith
Margaret her husband, James E. Smith and a son, SUBSCRIBE
L. Smith of King Smith.
Frostproof Survivors include her sons, Craig Heartland
passed away Smith (Rosemary) of Frostproof and
Thursday, Jan. 9, Jace Smith (Linda) of Frostproof; wSpapers
2014, at the Lake brother, Ralph Blount of Frostproof; LaNeW aes
Wales Medical grandchildren, Justin. Smith and Chelle Lake ales News
Center. She was Smith.
92 years old. Visitation is 2 p.m. until the funeral Frostproof NeW
She was born service at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, 8 3 Q7 -G QA/4 7
June 19, 1921, at the First Baptist Church in Frostproof i lH' l 'll- 0
in Fort Meade, with Rev. Darrol Hood officiating.
Fla., to the late Margaret L. Smith Interment-will follow at Silver Hill
Charley and Sally Bone; and she came Cemetery.
here from Haines City. in 1937. She was Condolences may be sent to the
retired from Ben Hill Griffin and was family and the webcast of the.service
a member of the First Baptist Church can be viewed at www.marionnelson
since the 1940s. She was also a member futneralhome.com. -
of the First Baptist Women's Club.:- Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
Margaret was preceded in death by charge of arrangements.
Shirley A. Johnson
Shirley A. Johnson of Lake Wales Cindy Ann Jones and her husband,
passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, David of Bald Knob, Ark.; grandson,
at her residence. She was 66 years Justin Lee Stanphill; great-grand-
old. child, Jaxen Stanphill.
She was born Aug. 27, 1947, in Van Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday,
~Buren, Ark., to the late Robert L. and Jan. 15, 2014, at the Marion Nelson
Mary Frances Stewart She came here Funeral Home.
in 1957 from Arkansas. She was a The graveside service is 11 a.m.
homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Lake
She enjoyed fishing, cooking and Wales Cemetery.
helping/caring for others. Condolences may be sent to the
Shirley was preceded in death by family at www.marionnelsonfuneral
her brother, Junior Stewart. home.com.
Survivors include her husband of Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
33 years, Ronnie Johnson; daughter, charge of arrangements.
Nova Jean: Randy Edward
Nova Jean Herndon of Dover, Fla Randy Edward Holliday of Davenport,
passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2014, at Fla., passed awayWednesday, Jan. 8,2014,
herresidence. She was 85 at Heart of Florida Hospital. He was 45.
Arrangements are by Marion Nelson Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
Funeral Home in Lake Wales. charge of arrangements.
201 East Stuart Avenue. Historic Downtown Lake Wales
Page 14 The News Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Make a plan for garage organization
Spring cleaning plans are on the
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warms up. Many homeowners feel a. . .
sense of renewal in the spring, when
the desire to clean house and get
organized becomes a priority.
Garages are often targets for home-
owners hoping to target clutter. Once
a space reserved for cars, garages are
no longer strictly for vehicles, used
instead to store items that simply do
not fit inside the home or a backyard
shed. Organizing the garage is typical-
ly a weekend or several-day project.
Here's how to turn a garage from a
cluttered mess into a space suited for
storing items of all shapes and sizes.
Enlist a helper. Organizing a
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Home projects perfect for spring
The rejuvenating spirit of spring loose gutters, make sure the downspouts homeowners can patrol their properties detected, fill them in with compacted'
makes this beloved season an ideal time are draining away from the foundation, looking for low spots in the yard or even soil. Compacted soil can prevent spring
for homeowners to take stock of their as gutters that are not draining properly low spots within spitting distance of the rains from flooding a yard or damaging
homes and properties and address any can cause damage to that foundation and home's foundation. Such spots increase a home's foundation.
issues that arose during the winter. possibly lead to flooding, the likelihood of flooding. Flooding Assessing potential property damage
While some homes make it through near a home's foundation increases the is a rite of passage for homeowners in
winter unscathed, the harsh weather Take stock of risk of potentially costly damage, while the spring. Though some damage is sig-
of the year's coldest season can add roof shingles low spots on the lawn that go ignored nificant, oftentimes even novice DIYers
several tasks to homeowners' spring- can make great breeding grounds for can work their homes and properties
time to-do lists. Much like its gutters and downspouts, insects, including mosquitoes, when the back into shape in time to enjoy spring
While some projects-are best left to a home's roof can suffer significant weather warms up. When low spots are and summer.
the professionals, others can be tackled damage over the course of a typical
even by those homeowners with little or winter. Shingles may be lost to harsh.
no DIY experience. The following are a winter winds and storms, so homeowners
handful of projects tailor-made for spring, should examine the roof to determine if A A
any shingles were lost (lost shingles might
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in need of inspection if not repair.Winter those that suffered significant damage
winds and heavy rainfall can compromise during the winter. If left unchecked or mLL"J
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DHN RED are 'fair winds and following seas.' and that "through years, the Maxcy
These are what George and Judy and Wilson families have continued
would wish upon all of us that follow to support Mr. Maxcy's endeavors."
FROM PAGE 1 in their footsteps," she added. Hadden, too, echoed Bennett's
Librarian Missy Hadden noted that remnmb'rances..
sight failed, she simply turned to Wilson was Latt Maxcy's son-in-law, "We hope you appreciate the con-
audio books to fill her need. having married his daughter Patricia. tributions made by these individuals
She also recalled that she often She said naming the reading room in honored here," Hadden concluded.
was the point person for many of the his honor was a natural thing to do "Each one played a big part in the
group's initiatives, since the citrus and cattle rancher ongoing support of our library to the
"She would push projects along enjoyed reading books about Florida. community."
when our energy and enthusiasm "In the 1970s, Mr. Latt Maxcy real- The ceremonies also featured
dimmed," Bennett recalled. "She ized that in our future, we would need refreshments served in the Pat Wilson
was very good at charming, pushing, a well-equipped library as a means of Reading Room, storytelling for kids
enticing and failing all else, shaming keeping up with our ever-changing by Gladys Roberts, and holiday
people into leadership roles. I miss world," Hadden said. "The gift of this music from the children of the First
my first, best Frostproof friend. She library has enriched the lives of our Presbyterian Church.
taught all of us how to live with residents by providing educational,
dignity and grace in the face of great recreational and informational mate-
challenges." rials to meet those needs." Regina Bennett of the Friends of Latt Maxcy
She noted that the contributions of She noted that on April 16, 1978, Memorial Library helps remember several
both have been sorely missed. Wilson acted as master of ceremonies supporters of the library during a recent
"The Navy words for good wishes at the dedication of the new library, ceremony.
RU Gomez stays fit playing on the "On my mom's side, they all run cross Oftentimes, during a race he Will
R N Bulldogs varsity soccer team, and runs country, they are fast runners, and my stick with the Bulldogs seconds best
track in the spring, older sister and sister that's still in high runner, Ian Ormsby, until late in the
FROM PAGE 1 "I think the average soccer player school, they ran, so I just wanted to race, and then see if he can pass him.
runs from six to eight miles in one run with them," he explained. "When There are likely many more runners
"That's going to give him a base game," Wood said. "So it's a good sport I started in sixth grade, I thought I he will pass if he sticks with it over the
to build from in the next few years," for conditioning." In track, he will run was going to be a slow runner. I got next four years of high school, and
the coach said. He ran the course in the distance events like the one mile surprised." beyond, Wood said.
Tallahassee in 17:26, close to his best, and two mile competitions. He actually has a goal right now "He has a lot of potential if he stays
but still pretty good considering the Gomez said his family had a big of beating the best time of his uncle, with it. He -can be a collegiate runner,"
hilly course. influence in getting him into the sport. which is around 16:30. the coach added.
RE SO T attention and effort on the part of
REO RT many in Fort Meade to have the city
FROM PAGE 1 "As Chamber president and member,
my perspective is focused primarily
officially opens Friday will be on Fort Meade, but I think we need
similarly adored. to keep in mind that other gateway
At least, on Saturday, he liked what communities are also vying to improve
he saw. their tourism trade," he said. "With this
"It's impressive," he said. "The build- opportunity comes responsibility. City
ing certainly has pizazz." signage, streets, parks, landscaping, 7
In all, some 300 people are now and open policies for new businesses wl w
employed at the resort, many from Fort are a few."
Mbade and other nearby towns and He applauded the city for investing PHOTO BY BRIANACKLEY
cities. in itself recently, stepping forward with
Some, Mack said, had family mem- funds to help the recently launched The lodge will feature 216 rooms, restaurants, spas, and plenty of meeting space for business
bers who actually mined the land "Buy" Fort Meade campaign, and other conferences.
there, which was last active more than improvements, some visible, some
50 years ago, giving them a bigger pur- behind the scenes. site that parallelsthe Peace River. Meade city commissioner. 'And the
pose than just collecting a paycheck. "The recent monetary support for the This year, the Florida DOT is do- second thing that is positive is the
"People feel like they have a little bit 'Buy' Fort Meade campaign is a signifi- ing the engineering work on a new spinoff local businesses a facility like
of ownership in it," he noted. cant indicator that current city officials $700,000 multiuse recreation trail that that can create."
In all, the resort site sits on about are willing to improve this vital portion will wind its way near the river banks at The resort is hoping to attract busi-
16,000 acres of reclaimed mining land. of governing," he said. "Businesses the park, and is expected to construct ness conferences and seminars, and
The resort's actual footprint is only must also be willing to invest in new the trail in 2015. offers more than 24,000 scquare feet of
about 5 percent of that. products and services and keep build- The DOT is:also in the process of meeting space, including a main-con-
There is bass fishing, a 1.7 mile na- ings and exteriors inviting as well." studying options for rehabbing or ference center of some 14,000 square
ture trail, four restaurants, a full service Fort Meade Chamber Director replacing the U.S. 98 bridge over the feet. There are 13 meeting rooms in all,
spa and fitness center, a sporting clay Priscilla Perry echoed Sweeney's river. One favored option is to build a highlighted by the largest gathering
shooting range and of course, the thoughts, pedestrian bridge next to the current spot, a 634 theater-style seat room.
interesting "infinity" pool which looks "Streamsong Resort is going to be structure which would connect the Rooms will be available to the public
like it drops off into the fishing lake in good for Central Florida, Polk County outdoor recreation area to the city for starting Saturday night, although Mack
front of the lodge, in particular, and Fort Meade in that walkers who now have to take their noted that a few invited guests are
Fort Meade is the closest "city" to our community is being provided lives into their hands by crossing the already breaking in the staff and lodge
the development, about a 15-mile employment and our storefronts have narrow stone structure. in advance of this weekend.
drive from the lodge to downtown. The an opportunity to feel an economic Another $15,000 state grant is A search of the reservation website
resort's website refers to its location as spike from resort visitors," Perrysaid. designed to identify economic growth for a room next week, mid-week, shows
"the Crossroads to Extraordinary." "But first, Streamsong visitors need to opportunities along Broadway and a "best available" rate of $399 per
Because of that distance, know Fort Meade is here. Businesses Charleston Avenue, and the city has night. For a one-night Saturday stay in
Streamsong's influence here will be will need to publicize and provide applied for $200,000 in state money February, the lowest available rate is
subtle, yet potentially substantial if the the goods wanted by those traveling to upgrade equipment and recreation shown at $419.
city and its businesses make the effort through Fort Meade." options at both the outdoor recreation Regionally, the resort's opening dove-
to capture some of those tourism dol- In addition to investing in the buy area and community center, tails with other major projects that will
lars, a6cording to former Fort Meade local campaign, the city also has invest- While plans for a Publix supermarket open its doors in the coming months,
Chamber of Commerce President Bob ed in some of its more visible locations which percolated with some energy most notably the CSX transportation
Sweeney. like Patterson Park, which in partner- last year appear to be treading logistic site on State Road 60 between
"We are indeed very fortunate to ship with CSX, got a major cleanup and water for now, Fort Meade officials are Lake Wales and Bartow and Florida
have a destination resort of this caliber renovation last year. still optimistic that U.S. EcoGen will Polytechnic University in Lakeland.
in our back yard," said Sweeney, owner They also will be getting $20,000 a break ground this year on a bio-energy Just last week, Polk State College
of R & S Pawn who just finished a year for the next five years from Florida power plant on city land. That project officially cut the ribbon for its Polk
three-year run as Chamber president Public Utilities which purchased has a price tag of at least $250 million, State Advanced Technology Center in
last month. the city's gas utility late last year for according to estimates from past public Clear Springs in Bartow, and of couise,
"This endeavor by Mosaic will be $820,000. The five-year stipend will be officials. Legoland in Winter Haven continues
very beneficial for Fort Meade for de- used for economic development, city Local leaders are hoping expansion with the announcement a
cades to come," he added. "Many may officials have agreed. How the $820,000 Streamsong will in essence be the few months ago that they will be build-
recognize that as Fort Meade rebuilds windfall might be spent has not yet kick-starter for many bigger and ing a hotel on the theme park's land.
our community via new businesses, been determined, but it will likely go better things to come. Sweeney, himself an avid golfer,
park renovations, and municipal im- towards improvements to infrastruc- "The number one thing is the knows that what Streamsong is doing
provements, that Streamsong's visitors ture and utilities. employment opportunities it brings is beyond the financial Scope of many
will serve as one of the cornerstones in In addition, a city consultant is to Fort Meade and the region. That's locally, but its effects should not be.
those efforts. As phosphate was the sta- winding down a study- funded a significant number of jobs that are "It is important to reiterate this
ple of the Fort Meade economy in past by a $46,000Lgrantfromlthe U.S. being created out there. Mosaic is opportunity is only the first steptn the
years, tourism can be a very significant Department of Agriculture on making a real investment in the region journey to prosperity," Sweeney added.
contributor moving forward." a vision to expand the Fort Meade beyond just mining now, and that's a "Recognition, vision, commitment,
But,. Sweeney and others note, that Outdoor Recreation Area. The city owns good thing," said Bob Elliott, owner and hard work, are the remaining steps
impact won't happen without some hundreds of undeveloped acres at the of Greenwood Chevrolet and a Fort necessary.to make the finish line."
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The News Page 17
SA L LA WELCOME TO YOUR COMMUNITY CALENDAR
SWant to see your event on this page? Call us at 863-676-3467 or
C A L--'d email firstname.lastname@example.org.
E Wednesday, Jan. 15 Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/polk-coun-
PolkSate College's th annual MLK Luncheon will be ty-sanctity-of-life-celebration-tickets-9727249465. FREE BREAKFAST
both a celebration of MLK's vision for a color-blind society For more info: 863-683-2341 or Life@FBCHomes.org. There is a free breakfast at B Street Community Center, on the first and third Saturdays of every month, from
and the college's work toward that goal. The luncheon 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information; or to make donations, contact Reverend Alton Norwood at 863-618-
will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the Bartow National Guard E Sunday, Jan. 26 7641 or stop by his address at 114W. Crystal Ave., Lake Wales. The Rev. Norwood has been doing free breakfasts
Armory, 120 Bartow Municipal Airport Road, where in First Presbyterian Concert Series, 4 p.m., 16 N. 3rd St., for the community since 2005. He has a website at http://sites.google.com/site/cbmoinclakewalesfl/
1964 the College first opened its doors. Lake Wales. David Kim and Paul Jones: a duo of stunning The Lake Wales City Commission meets at 6 p.m.on State Road 60 E., 10 to 11
:musicianship in the Sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church The Lake Wales City Commission meets at 6p.m. on State Road 60 E., 10 to 11 a.m.
Than 1 of Lake Wales. The concrt is open to the public and an the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Municipal 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Lakeshore, State Road 60 E.,
Thursday, Jan. 16 offering will be rece t will support the ongoing Administration Building and meets in workshops to 11 a.m. to noon.
Lake Wales Library, SchoenoffMeeting Room, 2 to Concert Series at FPC. Call 863-676-0711 discuss complicated issues whenever necessary. Time is set 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Indian Lake Estates, State Road
4 p.m. iPad & iPhone Level 2 class will focus on the more aside at the end of each regular City Commission meeting 60 E., 1 to 2:30 p.m.
experienced user, or students from the Level 1 class. In for comments from members of the public. Commission
Level 2 instructor Len Angel will introduce students to the N Monday, Jan. 27 meetings are televised live on Comcast cable channel 6. The Night Owl Book Discussion Group meets the
keyboard, hidden apostrophe, searching, screen shots, The Gulf CoastChapteroftheAlzheimer'sAssociation conducts fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Books are
accessing and running apps, audio/video and playback a monthly caregivers'support group. Meetwith a trained Lake Wales Downtown Farmers Market second and available for checkout. Schoenoff Meeting Room, Lake
controls. Registration is required and each class is $5 to Alzheimer'scounselorto discuss issuesfaced bycaregivers. Meet fourth Saturday each month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., located in the Wales Library, 6 to 6:45 p.m. Info: 863-678-4004 or
compensate the instructor. others who are providing care to Alzheimer's patients. I to 2 p.m., Market Square between Stuart Avenue and Park Avenue. email@example.com.
Schoenoff Meeting Room, Lake Wales Library. Info: Chris Wilcox, Locally grown fresh produce. For more information, call Mike
863-292-9210 firstname.lastname@example.org. Morrow, 863-412-6960 or email email@example.com. The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weekly yoga
Friday, Jan. 17 A representative from the 10th Circuit Court Guardian classes. Both are led by Certified Yoga Instructors. Classes
Central Florida Speech and Hearing Amplified Phone Ad Litem volunteer program is available in the library's The Lake Wales Lions Club meets the second and fourth meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Distribution, Lake Wales Library Schoenoff Meeting Room, main lobby to discuss volunteer opportunities with this Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion in the Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear
10 a.m. to 3p.m. Free amplified phones to qualified program. Lake-Wales Library's Main Lobby, 10 a.m. to Post 71 on West Park Avenue. Info: 863-676-6861 or loose-fitting clothing and bring water if desired. No prior
recipients. noon. Info: 863-534-4605. firstname.lastname@example.org. New Members Welcome! experience is needed. All skill levels are welcome. Class fees
are $10 per class, $'32 for 4 classes or $60 for 8 classes of
0 Saturday, Jan. 18 E Tuesday, Jan. 28 and The Polk County Library Cooperative offers bookmobile instruction. Class fees may be paid at the City of Lake Wales
Winter Dog Days at Bok Tower Gardens, 9 a.m. Leashed Thur y service to outlying regions of our county. There are three Cashier's Office, 201 W. Central Ave., Lake Wales. Cash,
and friendly dogs are invited for this special day with Thursday, Jan 30 twice-monthly stops that serve the Lake Wales area: checks or major credit cards are accepted. Payments of cash
activitiesincludin dog health and safety information and& iPhone Level 3 class will focus on the more 2nd and 4thuesday at Village Green Apartments, or check may be made at class. Info: 863-678-4004.
anctivities including dog health and safety information and
adoptions. Dog admission: $5 each, with 50 percent of the experienced user, or students from the Level 2 class. In
proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of PolkCounty. Level 3 instructor Len Angel will cover: Photos, Camera,
proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of Polk County. Audio/Video, Play-Back Controls, Push Notifications,
Normal human rates apply. Call 863-676-1408. Accessing Search Capability, takifig an iPad screenshot,
Florida's Natural Grove House -"Taste of the Grove question from the class, and more. Registration is required V U c7 .
Floridas Natural Grove House- Taste of the Grovand each class is $5 to compensate the instructor.
House"- 10 a.m. Sample Grove House favorites. Grove and each class $5 to compensate the instructor.
Schoenoff Meeting Room, LakeWales Library, 2to 4 pm. -
House, 20106 Hwy. 27, Lake Wales. Call 863-679-4110. G 8 -f
The Lake Wales Lion's Club will host an open house on
*MOnday, Jan. 20 Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #71 onW.
Lake Wales Library will be closed in observance of Park Street. The program will be designed to tell visitors
Martin Luther King Day. what the local Lions International does. A short video will V- n visit Our Store at
be presented showing the worldwide service the Lions
*Thursday, Jan. 23 provide. Individual members will be asked to tell what the
The 4tlhhuriday Book Discussion Group meets the club means to them. Adinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. ---------__-
fourthThursday of each month at 11 a.m. The January title with the program starting about 7 p.m.
is"The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. Books Attention M edicare Beneficiaries
are available for checkout. Schoenoff Meeting Room, 0 Friday, Jan. 31
Lake Wales Library. Call 863-678-4004 or visit library@ Soup-er Bowls for Hunger Relief with Care Center, Z e ro N adac N o th in g .
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win a $50 Gift Certificate to the Grove House. Grove House, Thursday of each month, 43 W. Park Ave., Lake Wales. For
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Tech school now in session
Grand opening attracts more than 400 to
PSC Advanced Technology Center
By CATHY PALMER PSC President Eileen Holden said the groundbreaking degree programs that are
CORRESPONDENT grand opening of the facility- in which "hand-in-glove" with the technical training
classes started Monday, Jan. 6 -was the to be provided.
More than 400 of Polk County's elected "perfect way to kick off Polk State's 50th "We need this facility. We need the skill
officials, business leaders anniversary celebration." sets to be learned here," Mosaic Vice
-and educators gatheredWednesday, "Stanford Phelps wanted to make a President Bo Davis said. "This is where
Jan. 8, to celebrate the completion of difference and today, we can see that we will look for the technical training
Polk State College's Corporate College he did," she added. Phelps bought the for our people. This will give us the
- a $14.5 million high-tech Advanced former Clear Springs phosphate mining workforce that will keep Polk County PHOTO BY AL PALMER
Technology Center on State Road 60, east property several years ago to develop as competitive."
of Bartow. mixed-use properties. Clancey said the Advanced The Advanced Technology Center is highly
The new facility's bright red and white Corporate College Director Rob Technology Center will be available to visible from State Road 60 with its brilliant red
building sits on Clear Springs Corporate Clancey, who has overseen the project give employers a "cutting-edge program and white colors.
Park land that was donated by Clear since its inception, said the facility, for their employees to keep them up to
Springs owner and chairman, Stanford which features high-tech labs and auto- date on the latest technology in their The new building was designed by
Phelps, along with a hefty $12 million mation equipment, is one of three similar fields." local architects Furr and Wegman and
he donated to see the project get under- facilities in the state. He also spoke of the ripple effect the built by Rodda Construction.
way. The Polk County Board of County The new 47,000-square-foot building, college will have. Visitors were treated to a tour of the
Commissioners also contributed $2.5 first planned nearly five years ago, will "Companies will bring their em- facilities and were shown the latest tech-
million to pay for infrastructure to support replace the classrooms and facilities the ployees and customers here, boosting nology in robotic assembly, computer
the high-tech facilities where students can college was using at Lakeland Linder the bed tax and the business of local terminal classrooms and distribution
learn the latest in manufacturing technol- Airport. restaurants and shops," he added. and inventory machinery.
ogy and advancements. The school also Clancey said an estimated 7,200 students
drew donations of $250,000 from business- are expected to use the facility per year. In
es for advanced technology and in-kind addition, students will be trained for high-
donations of equipment and technology skilled, high-wage jobs in Polk County.
that total approximately $1.9 million. The Corporate College will also be offering
PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW PHOTO BY AL PALMER
Jason Slefridge explains to people touring the Advanced Technology Center Wednesday how Polk County and Polk State College leaders cut the ribbon Wednesday opening the new Advanced
the MAS 200 works. Essentially the robot arm examines systems and is used as a troubleshooter Technology Center at the Clear Springs PSC Corporate College on S.R. 60 east of Bartow. In the
to see what is working incorrectly. Selfridge works with businesses to develop programs for center PSC President Eileen Holden proudly displays the pieces she cut as nearly 30 people had
students at Polk State College's new campus off State Road 60. scissors, littering the parking lot with pieces of red ribbon that blew in the wind.' -
Schools looking at minority discipline issues Frostproof
Polk officials. not surprised following release of federal report financial
By CATHY PALMER "A routine school disciplinary infrac- face alternative disciplinary methods
CORRESPONDENT tion shouldn't land a student in a police rather than potential arrest.
precinct instead of the principal's office," "We were not surprised by the letter
Polk County public school officials say Holder'said. from the federal government," Woolcott fi tnI es/ s
they are a step ahead oflast weeks feder- In effect, the federal government is said. "Even our data reflects that minority
al education department guidelines that telling school systems to stick to princi- students may be more adversely affected
the nation's schools may be discrimina- or risk federal scrutiny or intervention if why we hired Capt. Stewart and have s
tory to young black males. it doesn't. him and the Student Conduct Code
Local officials started looking at "In our investigations, we found cases Committee looking into it." The Frostproof Care Center will
existing discipline policies as part of the where African-American students were The schools reported 132 expulsions be starting another new series of :
district's Strategic Plan adopted months disciplined more harshly and more were expected this school year, a de- "Financial Fitness" classes on Jan. 21.
ago. frequently because of their race than crease from last year's 155, the Strategic Classes will run for consecutive
"We've been looking at those num- similarly situated white students," a Plan says. The ultimate goal over the Tuesdays, through Feb. 11 according to:
- bers," said Nancy Woolcott, Assistant letter from the Justice Department and plan's life is to drop that number to 39. Michele Lescard, the ceriter's director
Superintendent for Learning and Education Department stated to school The exact number of minority students of programs and client services.
Support. "And we are seeing some of the districts. "In short, racial discrimination who were expelled was not available at Free dinner will be served at 6 p.m.,
same numbers seen nationwide." in school discipline is a real problem." press time. with classes starting at 6:30, she
The federal government last week The district's Strategic Plan promises to "Our goal is to reduce the number of said. Free child care is also provided
urged school boards to abandon what decrease the number of conduct viola- males expelled by 50 percent," Woolcott for adults in the class, which will be
it described as overly zealous discipline tions dramatically between now and the said. "And to likewise, reduce the num- held at Emmanuel Baptist Church
policies that send students to court plan's sunset in 2017-18. The plan calls ber of minority students being expelled." at 1300 CR 630W (Monks Corner).
instead of the principal's office, for reducing disciplinary issues by 50 per- The federal government guidelines Transportation is available upon
BothWoolcott and U.S. Attorney cent during the next four years, have only been issued in generic form, request. ---
General Eric Holder agreed that some To do that, according to Woolcott, the according to reports, and are, so far, only The program-teaches how to help
over-disciplined youths stem from Polk County School Board has hired guidelines and not mandates. build u pavings account and better
"zero-tolerance" policies mandated by the Capt. Loyd Stewart of the Polk County "We have been aware of this since credi scores. There is no cost for the
state a decade ago. Zero tolerance often Sheriff's Office to work with the Student before we drafted the Strategic Plan," -- program, but space is limited, Lescard
means swift punishment for offenses such Conduct Code Committee to revamp the Woolcott said. "That's why we have-taken noted. Call the center at 635-5555 for
as truancy smoking or carrying a weapon, rules, to see that more troublesome kids steps to do something about inow." information or to make a reservation.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The News Page 19
Kissimmee Ramblins: Cooler weather OK for fishing
By RON DENTON at 941-812-4084 or email@example.com. First Place
OUTDOOR WRITER They have events at Camp Mack each winners Chuck
month through September. Metheney and
We're getting into a string of colder The Camp Mack Open starts Feb. 1 Ryan Brown hold
weather days now I don't think the and will be held the first Saturday of the up their cash
forecast for the rest of the week even has a month through October. Entry fee is $85 prize for their
70 in it but that's OK for us hardy souls and $10 for big bass. The series concludes 19.81 pounds
still on the lakes. with the Classic on Nov. 1 and 2. total catch of
While it might mean another layer or The Camp Mack team tournament is the day plus the
two of clothing, it doesn't mean all the Jan. 26. Entry fee is $65, and $10 for big Big Fish win at
good fishing is over. bass eligibility. Weigh in is at 2:30 p.m. The Sunday's Xtreme
In fact, the speckled perch are biting schedule after that is Feb. 23, March 23, Bass Series
out in the canal from Camp Mack, using yApril 27, May 18, June 22, July 27, Aug. 24 competition at
minnows. This is spec weather. too, with and Sept. 28 with the Classic on Oct. 25 Camp Mack in
the lake water temperature at around 58 and 26. east Lake Wales.
degrees right now. There is 80 percent payback for each The pair also took
One of my favorite spots right now has tournament, with 20 percent held back the "Big Bass"
you going south out of Camp Mack about for the Classic pot which will have a prize with their
one mile (in a boat, that is!) and tying up 100 percent payback. To qualify for the 8.41 pounder.
at Zipprer's bridge, fishing in deep water.. Classic, participants must fish in at least
Last weekend's Xtreme Bass event at seven events.
Camp Mack is proof they are still biting! OK, this isn't fishing or hunting, but you
First place went to Ryan Brown and will be outdoors, and it's worth a mention
Chuck Metheny with a five-fish total of because it's a good cause.
19.81 pounds, including a big bass catch The High Point Church of Lake
of 8.41 pounds. Second place went to Wales will be having a golf scramble
Richard Anthony and Scott Perry (16.39, on Saturday, Jan. 25 at LakeWales CC.
big bass 5.55 pounds) while third place Registration is at 7:30 and golf starts at
was captured by Terry Frisenda and Cary 8:30 a.m. Cost is $70 a person, which in-
Frisenda (14.69, 4.37). cludes lunch, golf and door prizes. Leave
Fourth place was awarded to Don Eady your fishing poles home, however, unless
and Kenny Bivins (12.04) and fifth place you plan on trying to land a whopping
went to John Myers and Bill Rutkowski Titleist or two.
(11.33). All proceeds go directly to help build
For information on this tournament an orphanage in Honduras to get aban-N
contact Tony Bartels, Xtreme Bass Series doned, abused, and neglected kids into
Tournament Director for Lake Kissimmee, loving homes.
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Frostproof outdueled Highlanders in 3-0 soccer win
There was plenty of action on this ball that was rocketed to the front of the Lake Wales goal. Frostproof did score three
times on the night to take the shutout win over the Highlanders last week.
It was a physical game as Ricky Aguilar of Frostproof finds out as he
fights for a free ball. The Bulldogs defeated the Highlanders, 3-0.
Earlier in the season, Frostproof took a 2-1 win over the Highlanders at
two Lake r LI
had one of
three goals 'I .
in the 3-0
The Frostproof Bulldbogs and Lake Wales Highlanders gOredy
; for district playoff action that starts next week with a nondistrict
matchup last week in Frostproof.he Bulldogs wonjthe physical
contest 3-0. Here, Rolando Perezof rostproof goes after the ball
Perez scored one of the Bulldogs'goals.
Speedy Lamar Bobb looks upfield to press the attack against
the Lake Wales Highlanders in a game last week in Frost-
proof. The Bulldogs won this one,3-0, and followed that -...
up witha 3-2win over Hardee late last week to movetheir
record to 9-3-3 this season. Gabriel Vargas had two goals in Frostproof's Ambrosio Suarez looks to get to the ball, as he Ricky Aguilar tries to use his body to shield this Lake Wales player
the win over Hardee, while Rolando Perez added the third is sandwiched between two Lake Wales players during at during boy's varsity soccer action in Frostproof last week. The Bulldogs
score. game at Faris Brannen Stadium in Frostproof last week. won, 3-0.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The News Page 21
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
festivities begin C on
STAFF REPORT Parade at 3 p.m. Cr
The parade's route is as follows:
Festivities for the Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at
Dayill beginThursday, with a Unity in the Austin Center north to Dr. JA Wilshire
Community International Potluck Dinner Avenue, turning left and continuing to L o ng- e rn
at the James P Austin Center. The dinner E Street, turning right on E Street and
begins at 6 p.m. and those who atterd are continuing to Lincoln Avenue, traveling
asked to bring an international potluck ,on Lincoln Avenue to A Street, turning C a re Issu es
dishtoshare. right on A Street and continuing to Dr. JA
Then on Friday, Jan. 17, the annual Wilshire Avenue.
Oratorical Contest will take place at 6 p.m. The parade will then turi left and
OnfSaturdy, Jan. 18 is the Health Fair continue to First Street and continuing By Jason A. Penrod, Esquire
that is from 9 a.m- 12:30 p.m. at the Austin on First Street until ParkAvenue, turning
Center, 315 Martin Luther KigJr.lvd west on Park Avenue continuing until No one likes to contemplate a future that involves needing long-term care.
Free blood pressure and glucose checks Dr. Martin Luther ing Jr. Boulevard. At When sitting with clients, the majority position seems to be that they would
will e offeed.. this point, the parade will turn ight on like to skip that conversation altogether.
There will be a number of different Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and
physicians and vendors attending that will continue to the Austin Center where the
bring health-related goods and services parade ends. However, that conversation is a very necessary one. National statistics show
for people of all ages. After the parade, the celebration will that 70% of people over age 65 will require some type of long-term care.
A raffle with door prizes will also be held. continue with food and craft vendors, I'll grant you that the definition of long-term care in most of those statistical
Dr. Carolyn D. Pass is organizing the fair. music and entertainment along Lincoln studies is an expansive one that covers even brief rehabilitative stays such as
This is the fourth year Dr. Pass has hosted Avenue and in the city parking lots along a
the event. Lincoln. The activities are to conclude at therapy after a knee surgery. Having said that, the percentage is still a large
In addition to the Health Fair, other 8 p.m. number that deserves attention.
events at the Austin Center include: "We're already to go," said Narvell
Monday, Jan. 20: Legacy Breakfast at Peterson, president of the MLK In days and years past, when someone got older and needed assistance, it was
9 am., MLK Program at 11 a.mn and MLK Committee. r a t
9 am, MK P m at 11 a M C. very often the extended family that would provide the care. In this age, this
Stype of familial care is more the exception than the norm. That is not to say
that families are less caring now. This change is more of a reflection of how
PHOTO BY DEBRA life has changed in many ways.
The New Beginnings One major change is that people are living longer. Another is that medical
High School Dance
Team brought a costs are increasing. Also, many married couples are now both working
stirring routine on and have a difficult time caring for their respective parents or grandparents.
First Street during Financially speaking, as well as from a time standpoint, providing care for
last year's parade. one's parents or grandparents is not always possible especially as a loved one's
health deteriorates. Not to mention, often generations of families don't live
close to one another geographically.
S I do not write this article to be purposefully -bleak but rather to bring an
awareness to a growing reality. Like I said previously, the likelihood that adult
children or grandchildren can provide- for all one's care needs are becoming
less and less. This is not due to a lack of love or compassion but rather to the
Please join us on Sunday, altered societal dynamics. Regardless, there is a compelling reason to begin
-January 26 at 4:00 p.m. planning for your long-term care needs now while you are still alert and able
o to think about how you would like to live in your later years.
Violinist David Kim was named
the Concertmaster of the world- I have many crisis eases where clients have not afforded themselves the options
renowned Philadelphia Orchestra that others have due to a lack of foresight on this issue. To avoid such a crisis,
in 1999. He received his BM and and to plan to have the type of care you truly desire, you should consider
MM from The Juilliard School, and contacting a knowledgeable Elder Law Attorney to assist you in creating a
is the winner of many prizes and plan that will suit your needs.
awards. Paul Jones has been Or-
ganist and Music Director at Tenth
P.S. This is the first article I've written with my baby girl sitting next to me. In
Presbyterian Church in Philadel- full disclosure, I think she was more interested in watching Dora the Explorer
phia since 1998. He received his
phia since 1998A He received his than reading this article. Happy First Birthday Isabella!
MM and DMAfrom Indiana Univer-
sity, and is a composer, arranger,
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Highlanders lay district
foundation with key win Poinciana s
By DENNIS LATTA "For us to be good, we have to have encounters Shaka
SPORTS CORRESPONDENT at least a three or four-pronged scoring MWriff of Lake
attack Lee noted We have a lot of s Wales as Gomes
The Lake Wales Highlanders chose a attack," Lee noted. "We have alotof guys works the ball
good night to end a slump last Tuesday who want to step up. in Lake Wales
(Jan. 8) and now they are in the thick of the Teamwork can be a challenge for the territory.
battle to win a district title. Highlanders.
LakeWales had lost five games in a row "The only thing that matters is making
but came through under pressure to beat sure we stay together as a group. When -
Poinciana 63-61 at Highlander Gym with a we're individuals, we are an OK team. But
balanced attack. when we play together we're pretty good,"
The win improved the Highlanders to Lee continued.
9-8 overall after losing five in a row. The It was a game of spurts with Poinciana
Highlanders played seven games in a row leading through most of the first quartet
on the road, including a holiday swing to and holding a 17-13 advantage going into
Myrtle Beach, S.C., and are 0-5 on neutral the second period. Then the Highlanders
floors this season. went on a 20-10 run in the second quarter
In Class 6A, District 8 Lake Wales is 6-2. an d had a33-27 lead at halftime.
Winter Haven is 5-1 and Poinciana stands The third quarter belonged to the Eagles
5-2. Those three teams will finish first, and after three periods the score was tied at
second and third in the final regular-season 46-all. In the fourth period, Poinciana had
standings, but the order will be determined a slight edge and was on top by three with
by how they do the rest of the way. .two minutes to go. Frazier made a basket to
LWHS finishes its season withan import- trim the difference to one and Garrett was
ant game atWinter Haven on Jan. 24. And open for his 3-pointer to put LWHS over
Poinciana still has to play at Winter Haven. the top.
Lake Wales and Poinciana have split with "We didn't play great tonight," Reed
each team winning at home. observed, "but we played well enough to
The final district standings are important
because it is a seven-team district and two
teams will go to the state playoffs. Whoever
wins the district title gets a first-round bye i
in the district tournament and has to win
only one game to go to state.
The second- and third-place finishers -' A
have to play an opening game and then
play each other with the winner moving on
and the loser going home.
A 3-point shot by Railond Garrett was
the winning basket for the Highlanders in
Tuesday's game. The Eagles had a 61-60
leadwhen Garrett knocked down his4 .
second 3-pointer of the game.
Bothteams had a chance to score after
that, and both teams missed on the front
end of a one-and-one. Two desperations
shots by Poinciana in the closing seconds
"We'll take wins wherever we can get
them," said Lake Wales coach Randy Lee.
"It is important for us to protect our house.
This was a big one for us in a lot of ways."
All five starters scored in double figures
for the Highlanders. They were led by
Shaka McGriffwith 15 points. Marcus
Walker scored 12, Savonte Frazier 11 and
Darion State and Garrett 10 each.
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Your pet's teeth are important too
Sometimes it's a little amazing just
how much our furry little friends are rihan
like us. Dr. Lori Shank
There are many ways they can a
mirror our illnesses and maladies,
and onie of the most common is
Recently, a major television
network news magazine program
indicated that dental procedures
recommended by veterinarians are
often unnecessary. So I was heart- Without getting too technical on you, a "
ened to see the Chicago Tribune .the area between the roots of the teeth .. I
shortly after the report aired repudi- with more than one root is known
ated much of the information, under as the furcation. That area in dogs is
the headline "Most veterinarians, much closer to the gum line than it is
evidence indicates, are honest with in people. So when there is gum-line
pet owners." recession in dogs, there is even more
The reason many in our profession area exposed to plaque and tartar
cringed at the television report is which can quickly lead to more seri-
because dental issues are among the ous medical conditions with organs
most common problems we see in our like the heart and liver. If you own a
exam rooms. Studies have indicated smaller breed, especially ones with a
that as many as 75 percent of dogs "short" face like a Pug or Pekingese,
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Other telltale signs might be small spots ed over a long period of time. The
of blood on your dogs favorite chew rate at which plaque and tartar can
toy, drooling, inflamed gums and loose build up is different from dog to dog.
teeth. Some dogs can have quick enough
Most of us at some point during build up to require an almost yearly
Fru .awl \haiii nJ ('ki iO s j~iteaed t o sr keu- its a our morning routine spend a minute cleaning and in rare cases more
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SsoffIeoi,. aa~ ~erge.fc g aol v r5 about 1 percent of pet owners ever several years before needing'similar
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Shy or timid dogs: Ways to ease their fear
By ELSA LARSEN more likely to grow up fearful and shy
DOG BEHAVIORIST & TRAINER and may become overly dependent on
Is there anything that you can do to th
help me with my shy dog? What can I Fear periods
do to make my dog less afraid of other
dogs? Less afraid of men? Less afraid During development there are two
of children? Less afraid of loud noises? stages that are known as "fear periods" rth
How can I socialize my timid dog? because this is atime when a puppy P..
These are questions I am often asked in may become more cautious, may
my practice. Socialization: what does startle more easily and may become f ap
that mean exactly? Can an older dog fearful of strangers. Any traumatic of w A' oW" t wo
really be socialized? event that occurs during this period tt py il.
may have a lifelong influence on the
Early influences dog. For example, if your puppy meets
an under-socialized adult dog who is
When people talk about "social- overly aggressive towards that pup, the
ization" What they are referring to is puppy may become cautious and timid
called the socialization period, which around other dogs. The first fear period
begins at around 3 weeks of age and occurs between the eighth and the 12th
ends at around 12 weeks of age. But weeks.
even in utero, puppies are learning. In The second fear period is even more
fact, studies done with an ultrasound influential because it also coincides
machine have shown that pup fetuses with adoclescence and sexual maturity.
will react to touch or pressure from This stage usually transpires between It's nice to get some help training the dog.
the outside of the mother's abdomen. the ages of 6 to 14 months. Dogs may
Other studies have shown that when suddenly become fearful and avoid "
a pregnant animal is petted, her litter things that previously never bothered
tends to be more docile, which helps them. They may become overly you uld li
facilitate relaxation and emotional reactive to things that startle or frighten : .-
attachmnent in her puppies. them. Aggressive behavior towards to advertise in
The mother's temperament can have humans and other dogs often begins to ... "99
enormous influence on the emotional show up during this time. Not surpris- "PaSSion For Pei s
stability 9fthe piuppy. A fearful or ingly, this is the time that many young
nervoffs mother will often raise puppies dogs are surrendered to rescues and cl J
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under stress give birth to young that are influences, how mu.himpact can
less emotionally stable, you have on your shy or timid dogs'
S. behavior? Can you really undo early.
ow co0mes the experiences? The unfortunate answer
socialization period is, probably not. Behavior arising from
trauma cgn be piodfied but may never
Just like humai iiif h, there be completell lin6nated.That said,
abe different developmental stages there are many things you can do to
that occur as the puppy ages. The improve your dog's (and consequently
socialization period, one of the most your own) quality of life.
influential stages, is also known as
the imprint period, and is a critical Now what?
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tures; puppies that have had no social dog learning to be more comfortable one cat 52% of owners own more than one cat.
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Bok Tower holds Volunteer Job Fair
'It's just a beautiful place to be,' says volunteer
By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ
Ask Don and Pat Jones what they like to PHOTO PROVIE
do with their spare time, and in unison, WALES NEWS
almost, they will tell you they love Bok
Tower Gardens. Bok Tower Gardens'
The couple has volunteered there over volunteers work
five years, everyTuesday and Thursday, hard as they help
and they both have a number of things keep the grounds
they do to help out. looking nice.
"I do a little bit of everything," Pat says.
One thing they enjoy mutually is helping
the wedding coordinator make sure.
everything is taken care of as scheduled for
weddings held at the Gardens.
"I have to take the bride up and try to
sneak around somewhere without people
seeing her," says Don.
"It's kind of fun to do a wedding," he says.
Both are certified as "garden guides."
She was one ofthe volunteer design
team members for decorating Pinewood at
"Love it, love it, love it!" she exclaims. NOTICE OF COMMISSION ELECTION
She helps in the visitor center, greeting
buses, giving introductions to the gardens. CITY OF LAKE WALES., FLORIDA
Garden guides are taught under another
experienced guide,'so they know the his- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF LAKE WALES
tory of BokTower Gardens. Don says they WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY APRIL 1, 2014 TO ELECT A COMMISSIONER FOR SEAT 3 (District 122).
can't be afraid to get in front of people, and
"We are both amazed by Bokand love THE REGULAR ELECTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION MEMBER SHALL BE HELD IN THE MANNER
telling others about it," he said. PROVIDED IN THE CITY CHARTER AND THE LAKE WALES MUNICIPAL ELECTION CODE. THE PERSON
Don gives tdur of the Tower, and when ELECTED FOR SEAT 3 SHALL SERVE A TERM OF (2) YEARS.
the Lake Wales High School senior class
comes for their trip, he always tells them
that he graduated as a Highlander in 1960 NOMINATING PROCEDURE
and "IfI can walk up in it, so can you."
"We're very, veryinvolved,"he says, FOR ELECTION TO CITY COMMISSION
noting that most volunteers at Bok are
retired people. QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE. Members of the City Commission must-be registered voters and residents of the
mloye wes are ferindlg t d the teers City of Lake Wales for at least one year. The Commissioner elected to Seat 3 must reside in District 122. The City
are friendly," he adds. Clerk shall furnish district Boundaries.
Pat notes the volunteers bring many
talents. Don was an electrical engineer, an, NOMINATION MATERIALS. Persons may obtain blank petitions andothe materials to be used in the nominating
he has on occasion used his knowledge t procedure from the City Clerk's o e on or after Monday, February 3, 2014.
help in th6se areas.
"There's all kinds of people out there that
have had interesting careers," he says. eCAMPAIGN FINANCES. Any candidate seeking to qualify for election must appointa campaign treasurer and desig-
It's pretty easy to become a volunteer. nate a campaign depository on or before the date obtaining petition signatures. Petition signatures obtained prior to
"When I tookmyfirst interview five this date will be disqualified. Do not open the campaign checking account until this form, DS-DE 9, is filed with the
years ago, I told them I wanted to do every- City Clerk. You cannot accept any donations or make any expenditure until you have been qualified as a Candidate dur-
thing, and I pretty much have," says Pat ing qualifying period. Forms for designating a campaign treasurer and depository will be furnished by the City Clerk.
Hours are flexible, she notes. There are
about 400 volunteers on the roster.
"Theout ld4 t fvunterion day to day PETITIONS. Candidates for election to the City Commission must be nominated by petition. The City Clerk will
without their volunteers," dhe said. furnish an official petition. Any registered voter of District 122 shall be nominated for election to Seat 3 by petition.
There are others who have a personal: Twenty-five (25) registered voters residing in that district or area shall sign the petition.
connection with Bok Tower Gardens.
Diane Bauman was a registered nurse Each signer must indicate next to the signature the date of signing and the place of residence. The signatures to a
and took some time off to care for her
mother, who was ill. Dring that time, she nominating petition need not all be affixed to one paper, but each separate paper of a petition must bear a notarized af-
and her father, Paul O'Neill, brought her fidavit executed by its circulator stating the-number of signers of the paper, that each signature on it was affixed in his/
mother to the Gardens and it seemed to her presence and that he/she believes each signature to be the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports
bring peace to her. to be. All signatures must be executed in ink.
Bauman volunteers two mornings a
week since her mother has passed away, FILING AND ACCEPTANCE. All separate papers comprising a nominating petition must be assembled and filed with
and so does her father.
She says it reminds her of her mother. the City Clerk as one instrument not before 12:00 noon on Monday, February 10, 2014 nor after 12:00 noon on Friday,
"It's just a beautiful place to be," she February 14, 2014. The City Clerk will record the exact time when each petition is filed. No nominating petition will
notes. be accepted unless accompanied by a signed acceptance of nomination and payment of a twenty five dollar ($25.00)
"It made us feel good when we went city qualifying fee and a forty-five dollar and thirty-nine cents ($45.39) state election assessment for remittance to the
there with mom." Florida Department of State and deposit in the Elections Commission Trust Fund. The qualifying fee and the elec-
Paul works at the visitors information tion assessment must be paid by check from the campaign account made payable to: THE CITY OF LAKE WALES,.
center, and Bauman works there and in the
conservation endangered plant beds. FLORIDA.
As a child, Bauman had outdoor memo-
ries with her mom. Any person seeking to qualify for election to city office who is unable to pay the state election assessment without
"My mother always liked to work outside imposing an undue burden on personal resources may do so in accordance with Sec. 8-42 (c) of the Municipal Code.
in the yard, we loved working in the yard
and planting flowers," she said.
She said there is "so much" for people to Persons who are unable or unwilling to pay the city qualifying fee may qualify by the alternative method of submitting
do, and Bok Tower appreciates it an official nominating petition duly signed by at least one percent (1%) of the registered voters residing in that district
"The people that work Bok Tower... they as in accordance with Sec. 8-44 (c) of the Municipal Code.
embrace you," she said.
Meanwhile, BokTower Gardens is PROCEDURE AFTER FILING. Within two (2) business days after the filing of a nominating petition, the City Clerk
holding their annualVolunteer Job Fair will notify the candidate and the person who filed the petition whether or not it satisfies the requirements prescribed
2-3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.
Information will be available from a by the City Charter and Municipal Election Code. If a petition is filed insufficiently, the City Clerk will retumrn it im-
variety of Gardens' departments that mediately to the person who filed it with a statement certifying where it is found insufficient. Such a petition may be
offer volunteer opportunities. Once a amended and filed again as a new petition, or a different petition may be filed for the same candidate no later than 12:00
volunteer donates 50 hours of service noon on February 14, 2014. Candidates for election to the City Commission must submit a financial report as required
or more, they earn a tour of the Singing by state statutes. Candidates must comply with all state and local laws governing elections.
Tower, membership to the Gardens, and
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The News Page 27
'AI and docents are needed to conduct
SFAIR tours of Pinewood Estate, a 20-room
Mediterranean-style mansion on gardens
FROM PAGE 26 property. Other volunteer opportunities
include: Information Desk greeters;
numerous other benefits. weddings and special events; security and
"This is a great opportunity for individ- shuttle drivers; tour guides for children;
uals of all ages to learn new things, make photography; and assistance with clerical,
wonderful friends, and have a rewarding office and special projects as well as the
experience all while having fun," ex- Caf6, Gift Shop and Plant Shop. PHOTO
plains Visitor Services Manager Rachel To R.S.V for the Job Fair or to learn BY DEBRA
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Riding rough at River Ranch Rodeo
Patrons enjoy some
Saloon after West-
gate River Ranch's
Rodeo in east Polk
PHOTOS BY ROBERT BLANCHARD
PHOTOS BY ROBERT BCowboy Ray Duncan welcomes spectators as
Flags fly as the Westgate River Ranch Saturday the Westgate River Ranch Saturday Night '
Night Rodeo begins. Rodeo gets.under way.
Daniel Hebel of Lake Wales prepares for a rough ride as he settles onto Whiplash in the chute at
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Changes behind 2014 Fitness Trends are seen in gyms
By LAUREN ALBRECHT
Many local health profession-
als are raising.eyebrows over the a S
number one rank in the recently
released fitness trends tallied by
the American College of Sports
The top spot ishigh-intensity
interval training, which means.work-
ing out as hard as you can for a short
period of time followed: bya brief
period of rest.eRegardless of survey
results, various experts believe that f tei
intense workouts pose a higher risk
"It could result in orthopedic
injuries or cardiovascular com-
plications for people who aren't
accustomed to this kind of exercise.
That's the danger of them which is
why I was surprised this came in as
No. 1," says Walt Thompson, lead re-
searcher on the trends report and a
regents' professor of kinesiology and
health at Georgia State University in
Those defining the trends were
3,800 fitness professionals who work
in commercial, clinical, community
and corporate gyms and health
clubs. They completed the ACSM
questionnaire to determine what is PHOTO PROVIDED
destined to be huge this year. A recent study shors high-intensity interval training is ranking high, but for elderly people it could result in injuries.
According to Emily Perez, SLP, re-
habilitation director for Spring Lake bike, which results in feet-sliding off the right equipment and having As for the current number one
Rehab Center, the recent announce- the pedals. Today's recumbent bikes well-trained personnel that are spot of high-intense-interval
ment of fitness trends don't relate to have features that keep feet in place. expertly versed in seniors' health training, Perez believes it will be a
local demographics. Other examples include innovative and well-being," she said. short-lived fad.
"We see ongoing emphasis on fit- .-braking mechanics that adjust to the-
ness programsfor older adults as the flow of leg movement and take the
most enduring trend," said Perez. jarring off injured or aging joints.
Perez believes that a better pre- Mainstay trends aninually appear
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Health Management holders approve sale to CHS
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) Health Martin Luther King Blvd., Lake Wales. has been chosen as Employee of the not need any type of prior experience.
Management Associates Inc. sharehold- Dr. Carolyn D. Pass invites the cor- Month for November. Call 863-551-3943 or email merrickr@
ers have approved the company's sale to -munity to attend the 2014 Health Fair. Suarez has been with the hospital chaptershealth.org for information or
competitor Community Health Systems. The MLK Committee will start its since March 2013. In nominating her to register.
HMAs board recommended in annual Unity Walk at Kiwanis Park at for the award, a colleague wrote, "She
November that shareholders vote for 8 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. at Stuart Park. is always polite, full of energy and Meet Me at
the sale. HMA stockholders approved At the Austin Center, a full service always goes above the call of duty." PMoA starts Thursday
the transaction with approximately Health Fair will be provided.
98.7 percent of the votes cast at a "We will be providing free blood Volunteers needed at Good The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of
special meeting Jan. 8 voting in favor pressure and glucose checks. There will Shepherd Hospice the Alzheimer's Association, the Polk
Sof adoption of the merger agreement, be a number of different physicians Museum of Art and the Arts Ensemble
representing approximately 81.7 percent and vendors attending that will bring Good Shepherd Hospice needs Education Foundation are collabo-
of HMA's outstanding common shares as health-related goods and services for volunteers to support its mission to rating to make art more accessible to
of Nov. 22. people of all ages. Lunch will be provid- provide exceptional end-of-life care. those affected by dementia.
Community Health Systems, that ed free of charge by Lake Wales Medical People can attend a free, 90-minute Meet Me at PMoA, a program that
owns Lake Wales Medical Center, is ac- Center and there will be a drawing with orientation session to learn more provides an opportunity for those
quiring Health Management Associates, door prizes, about the fulfilling experience of affected by Alzheimer's disease and
which owns Bartow Regional and Heart Local group performances will occur volunteering with Good Shepherd other dementia and their caregivers
of Florida Regional medical centers, throughout the event. Hospice. Hospice needs volunteers will engage in conversation about art
Steve Shulman, Chairman of the Board "Please come join us in making at all levels from providing com- on exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art.
of Health Management Associates, said, this year's Health Fair excellent," says panionship for a hospice patient to Participants will discuss art with a
"We are gratified that HMA stockhold- Dr. Pass. supplying office help to facilitating a specially trained educator, Tinia Clark,
ers have approved our merger with children's grief support group to sup- who will create an accepting and
Community Health Systems and look Webber International porting families at the hospice houses engaging environment in which the
forward to taking the steps necessary to donates to in Auburndale and Lakeland. disease is a non-issue, thus, allow-
complete the transaction." Frostproof Care Center The organization is in need of spe- ing participants to experience and
Wayne Smith, Chairman of the cialty and professional volunteers, such interact with the Museum's collection
Board, President and Chief Executive Webber International University had as clowns, licensed hairstylists, mas- freely.
Officer of Community Health Systems, a one-day canned food drive that the sage therapists and-nail technicians. The program is 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday,-
said, "We are pleased that HMA faculty and staff participated in and all A volunteer orientation session Jan., 16 and continues every Thursday
stockholders have seen the significant donations were given to the Frostproof is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, of each month.
strategic value in combining with CHS. Care Center. Jan. 23 at the Good Shepherd Hospice Space is limited to eight and ad-
We are working now to finalize regulato- This year the WIU faculty and staff Resource Center, 105 Arneson Ave. mission is free though registration is
ry approvals, and we expect to complete accounted for more than 400 pounds inAuburndale. There is another at required.
Sthis transaction quickly so that we can of canned items in this annual one day 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 5:30 p.m. People can register by email at
integrate our two companies and deliver drive. at the new Good Shepherd Hospice MBelcher@PolkMuseumofArt.org or
on our plans for long-term growth and "We enjoy helping those that need Resource Center, 3450 Lakeland Hills call 863-688-5423.
value creation." help and we are very appreciative and Blvd., Lakeland.
The deal values Naples-based HMA at deeply respect what the Frostproof Training is free and volunteers do BRIEFSj 31
$13.78 per share. The companies have Care Center does for the local com-
put the total value of the cash-and-stock munity," said WIU Athletic Director,
transaction at $7.6 billion, including Bill Heath. "I always love to see the
HMA's debt. looks on their faces when I pull upin
Community Health Systems Inc., 'the truck and they see how manty foodake W a es -
to buy HMA in late June. drive," said WIU Sports Information P h
The transaction is expected to be Director, Bradley Hutzelman. arm a y '-
completed prior to the end of January Webber International donates to Friendly
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Florida ranks second in hospital charges
Eight hospitals charge more than 10 times their costs
New data released by the nation's Ft. Walton Beach Medical Center, Ft. restraint than for-profit or nonprofit require cash up front before admin-
largest nurses' organization this Walton, 1,043 percent corporate chains. Average charge istering care, use Medical Credit
week reveals that Florida is one of Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, ratios for government-run hospitals Scoring to determine if patients are a
the primary actors nationwide in Ft. Pierce, 1,001 percent are just 235 percent of their costs. payment risk, and hound patients for
the growing scandal of high hospital The new findings are based on Public oversight, or regulation payment afterwards.
charges and costs, Institute for Health publicly available Medicare Cost seems to help constrain excessive Too many others, say nurses, just
and Socio-Economic Research study Reports as of June 2013, covering the pricing. Maryland, probably the most skip needed care. A June, 2013 report
shows. fiscal year 2011-2012, analyzed by regulated state in the U.S. has the by NerdWallet Health said bankrupt-
Florida ranks second nationally in the Institute for Health and Socio- lowest average charges of all the states cies from unpaid medical bills will
how high it sets its charges over its Economic Research, the research arm among its 10 most expensive hospitals. affect nearly 2 million Americans.
costs. Florida is also home to eight of National Nurses United. "Such inflated practices continue Globally, a Commonwealth Fund
of the 14 most expensive hospitals in Key findings include: to price far too many Americans out study of 11 developed nations released
the U.S. all of which set charges at The 100 most expensive U.S. of access to needed medical care or in November found that U.S. adults
more than 10 times their cost. hospitals have a charge to cost ratio expose them to financial ruin. It's long are the most likely to forego treatment
That list is led by Orange Park of 765 percent and higher more past time to rein in the price gouging, due to cost, struggle to pay bills, and
Medical Center with a charge to cost than double the national average of and recognize that a health care spend the most out of pocket on medi-
ratio of 1,186 percent, meaning it 331 percent. system based on profiteering puts all cal care. In 2013, it found, 37 percent
charges on average $1,186 for every Despite enactment of the of us at risk," said Jean Ross, RN, NNU of U.S. adults failed to see a doctor,
$100 of its total costs. Affordable Care Act, hospital charges co-president. didn't seek recommended treatment
Overall, Florida hospitals have a recorded their single biggest jump, While Medicare sets reimburse- or did not fill a prescription because
statewide average of 555 percent a 22 percentile point increase from ment rates, insurance companies of the high cost compared to just
change to cost ratio, second highest fiscal year 2010-2011 to fiscal year typically negotiate with hospitals on 4 percent of those in Great Britain.
in the nation behind only New Jersey, 2011-2012 in the past 16 years for reimbursements. But the higher the "Nurses will never stop fighting for
and well above the national average of which the IHSP has analyzed the data. charges, says NNU, the greater the transformation of our inequitable
331 percent. There is a strong correlation ultimate reimbursement that insurers health care system to one based on
Florida Hospitals with charges at between high charges and profits. pay. Predictably; insurers will pass patient need and quality care for all.-
more than 10 times their costs (by to- The 10 percent of hospitals with the those increased costs to ratepayers, The numbers for bankruptcy and
tal charges as a percent of total costs) highest charges over their costs have with resulting higher premiums, co- financial ruin from medical bills
Orange Park Medical Center, Orange the largest average profits. pays, deductibles, and other fees for plummet at age 65 when people
Park, 1,139 percent For-profit hospitals continue to patients and families, qualify for Medicare. The best solution
North Okaloosa Medical Center, dominate the list of those with the Uninsured individuals with far is to expand and update Medicare to
Crestview, 1,137 percent highest charges. For-profit corpora- less bargaining power are too often cover everyone, and take the financing
Brooksville Regional Hospital, tions average charges of 503 percent hit with the full list price. Hospitals of health care out of the hands of the
Brooksville, 1,083 percent of their costs, or $503 for every $100 of increasingly tack on steep co-pays, profiteers," Ross said.
Heart of Florida Regional Medical total costs.
Center, Davenport; 1,058 percent By contrast, government-run hos- -_' .... -
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Haing a plan is essential when buying a home,
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listings that fit their home-search
with a lender and do a run-through parameters, which saves buyers a lot of -
of what you can afford. By providing time and effort. Some agents preview
key financial information, including homes for their buyers, even going so
earning statements, existing debt and far as to identify overpriced listings that
credit history, buyers can quickly learn can be avoided or finding sellers who
how much they're qualified to borrow are willing to negotiate. A buyer's agent
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borrowing. This helps buyers zero in on will be no conflict of interest. Agents a
homes in their price range. assist buyers in the negotiating process,
Being preapproved for a mortgage using their knowledge of the real estate
is advantageous when it comes time market to help buyers make realistic
to make offers on properties. It shows offers that are likely to be accepted
sellers that buyers are serious and that while providing a.wealth of information
they have been vetted by the bank. about housing trends, area services and
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search online prior to stepping into a When sellers accept buyers' offers,
home. This research lasts an average buyers must then arrange home in-
of six to eight weeks, according to spections. An inspection is oftentimes for homeowners to sell their hoi s
the National Association of Realtors. included as a contract contingency, and Sellers on their own. Agents have access to
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neighborhoods and school systems, if inspections find that a home is unsat- thriving housing market also have to do contacts, information that is quite valu-
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conservative, and homes will have to addition, real estate agents can inform
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Hwy 60, located on a shaded shed and 1 car garage. The new in Jan/June of 2008. A T- living at its best, this property double sinks. The home has a
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ly room, inside utility room hood, dishwasher, paint, car- included. All tanning lotion Kissimmee Chain of Lakes. 83 Laurel Lane Spacious 3 ered picnic area, 2 wells with
and a 12xll storage building. pet, and roof, listed for inventory that is present at Owner is motivated and will bedroom 2 bath Palm Harbor pump house, concrete work-
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