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Title: The Clewiston news
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Publication Date: 04-11-2013
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BY SAVANNAH ROUNDSsrounds@newszap.com“What really struck me was that at night, when all of the lights were out and the luminaria’s were burning, you could see the re ection of the ‘V’ on our shirts from the moon’s light. And I knew. She’s here. And I hope she would be proud.” When Kathy Irey took her rst steps at the Relay For Life, held at Clewiston High School on April 5, she was not ghting against cancer for a loved one who is still here, but rather taking a stand for her loved ones who have already passed away. “Vonita died in June,” explained Kathy. “I just felt like I had to honor her somehow. She did so much for this community and taught so many people.” Kathy and Vonita taught together for 16 years, in which time they formed a bond that they knew would last forever. “When you work that closely with someone, they become a part of you,” said Kathy. “And then they’re not there anymore…” To honor Vonita’s memory, Kathy put together fundraisers that were held in a variety of different ways throughout Clewiston: a spaghetti dinner at the First United Methodist Church, allowing teachers to wear jeans for a week for a $5 donation, hosting ‘put a lid on cancer’ day which allowed student to wear a hat to school for one dollar and much more. All of the money that was raised goes directly to DRIVE A NEW 2013 ESCAPE SE FOR ONLY $209 PER MONTH*24 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $3149 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes “rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction. *Stock #13t178. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $750 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 04/30/13. T, A S P M S C P V. N BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZAjzaragoza@newszap.comOne woman died in a tragic accident a few miles west of Clewiston yesterday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 37-year-old Clewiston woman died after being ejected from her vehicle moments after another vehicle struck it from behind. A driver’s failure to see the car ahead of its own is being faulted for causing the accident. The accident happened shortly after noon on Thursday, April 3, on U.S. 27, west of County Road 720. A family of four people occupied a 2004 Ford Explorer as it approached Clewiston. Inside were Clewiston residents Francisco Pardo Garcia, 42, who was driving, Martha Pardo, his passenger, and two boys, ages four and one. Just behind the Explorer, heading in the same direction, was a 2009 Nissan Murano driven by Berta Alicia Villafuerte, 27, and passenger Melissa Kay Bryant, 27, both from Moore Haven. According to FHP, Villafuerte failed to observe the Explorer in front of her and, when attempting to take evasive BY SAVANNAH ROUNDSsrounds@newszap.comLong time head football coach for Glades Day school, Pete Walker, has of cially accepted the position as head coach for Clewiston High School (CHS). Walker, who grew up in Clewiston and played football at CHS, explained that he feels very welcome back in Clewiston and is happy to be in his hometown again. “This is a great opportunity for me. I’ve always wanted to be back here,” said Walker. “I love Clewiston and its people.” Walker was involved in football at an early age, though he did not realize his passion for coaching until he was out of high school. “Once I went to college, I decided that I was going to get into coaching and teaching,” said Walker. “It’s a great opportunity to make a difference and mold young men.” Walker, who was head coach at Glades Day for 10 years, realizes the challenges of playing football, but is not worried about his transition to Clewiston. Having previously coached at CHS for a short period, he knows the in’s-and-out’s of the town and its people. “I’ve always loved the game of football and know that it can truly make a difference. I realize that hard work, dedication, and team work can make a difference,” said Walker. When asked how he heard about the open position, Walker explained Fatal Accident in Clewiston Pete Walker Leaves Glades Day for CHS Lighting the Way to a Cure PHOTO / ASHLEY SMITHPictured walking in the Relay for Life are relatives of Vonita Mack: Sulema, Liam and Knox, who support the ght against cancer in her honor. SEE RELAY  13 SEE COACH  8 SEE ACCIDENT  20 “You could see the re ection of the ‘V’ on our shirts from the moon’s light. And I knew. She’s here. And I hope she would be proud.”Kathy Irey

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Brought to you by Big Cypress Council Rep. Manuel MondoŽ Tiger and CommunityJunior Cypress Rodeo GroundsBig Cypress Seminole Reservation BLACKJACK BILLY MORGAN FRAZIER OSCEOLA BROTHERS THE TY REDD GANGFestivities start at 10:00AM. Concert $35, starts at 5:30PM. MAY 3 Gates Open9:30AM Event ScheduleJunior Cypress Rodeo Grounds Big Cypress Seminole ReservationFRIDAY, MAY 3, 201310:00AM GRAND ENTRY Blessing, S.P.D. Color Guard, National Anthem performed by Tori Osceola, Flag Song performed by Central Plains Dance Group, Seminole Tribe Stomp Dancers, welcome by officials.10:30AM CLOTHING CONTEST Tribal Members (seniors & infants) Divisions: 1. Old & Modern Traditional (Female & Male) 2. Contemporary & Jackets (Female & Male) Categories: Diamond Seniors (69+), Golden Seniors (62-68), Seniors (55-61), Infants (0-1), Toddlers (2-4)11:30AM OKALEE VILLAGE GATOR & CRITTER SHOW 12:30PM GORDON WAREHAM Seminole Artist and Flutist 1:00PM SEMINOLE TRIBE TRADITIONAL STOMP DANCERS1:30PM CENTRAL PLAINS DANCERS 3:30PM COWBONE BAND 5:30PM THE TY REDD GANG 6:15PM OSCEOLA BROTHERS 6:50PM MORGAN FRAZIER 7:30PM BLACKJACK BILLY 8:30PM10:00PM FIREWORKS SHOWSATURDAY, MAY 4, 201310:00AM GRAND ENTRY Blessing, S.P.D. Color Guard, National Anthem performed by Tori Osceola, Flag Song performed by Central Plains Dance Group, Seminole Tribe Stomp Dancers, welcome by officials.10:30AM CLOTHING CONTEST Tribal Members (seniors & infants) Divisions: 1. Old & Modern Traditional (Female & Male) 2. Contemporary & Jackets (Female & Male) Categories: Children (5-7, 8-11), Teens (12-17), Adults (18-25, 26-35, 36-54)11:30AM OKALEE VILLAGE LIVE GATOR & CRITTER SHOW12:30PM GORDON WAREHAM Seminole Artist and Flutist1:00PM SEMINOLE TRIBE TRADITIONAL STOMP DANCERS1:30PM CENTRAL PLAINS DANCERS 3:30PM COWBONE BAND www.bigcypresscelebration.com www.ticketmaster.com 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013

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Memorial Blood DriveThere will be a memorial blood drive in honor of Doberti Sanchez on Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sugarland Plaza. Annual Medical Mission Trip to NicaraguaJuly 2013 will be the fth year that many volunteers have traveled to Nicaragua to provide medical care and medications to needy families, along with Vacation Bible School for hundreds of children. All proceeds raised from this golf tournament will help to nancially support our medical mission work in Nicaragua. Support this great cause at the Clewiston Golf and County Club on April 6 at 8 a.m. There is a cost; lunch, goody bags, and prizes are included. Additional ways you can help: Charitable contributions Children's tooth brushes and toothpaste Crayons and coloring books Medical supplies such as gloves, gauze, band-aids, medical tape, cold compress, and alcohol wipes. You can send all donations to the Clewiston Community Presbyterian Church, which is located at 407 Royal Palm Ave. For more information, please call 863-8732547.Class of 1983 Reunion The Class of 1983 is having their 30 Year Reunion scheduled for April 19 through 21, coinciding with the Sugar Festival. For more information, please email classof83_chs@yahoo.com or view their Facebook page. All class members who are planning on attending should send their contact information to Lisa Mason at 863-228-3768 or Alina Suarez Sherman at 863-983-6226. If any CHS alumni from classes of 80 to 86, would like to attend, please contact the people listed above.Wonder Woman or Just Wonderful?Women's Spring Retreat is open to all women on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Stitt Ranch located at 4513 US Hwy. 27. Bring your Bible, lawn chair, hat, sunscreen, and a friend or two. A $10 donation to help cover lunch and expenses appreciated. Sponsored by WINGS Women IN God's Service. For more information, please call 863-983-5269.Garden ClubInstead of their regular monthly meeting, the Clewiston Garden Club will be going on a eld trip to Patty's Blueberry Patch in Muse, Florida on Thursday, April 18. Please be at the Clewiston Museum parking lot by 9 a.m. For more information, please contact either Christine at 863-6731179 or Francis at 863-677-0105.2013 Sweet Taste of SugarThis year we have more opportunities, more prizes, and a "Sweet Taste Sampling," where people can have a chance to taste many of the entries. Every cook who submits an entry will get a free ticket to participate in the sampling. Entries can be dropped off at the Balboa Road entrance in the parking/tent area. Also, this year, you can enter as many times as you would like to in each category. Recipes should be turned in before Friday, April 5. Bring your prepared entry to the tent by the city pool between 8 and 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Each entry must have sugar in the recipe. Awards will be made at the main stage on the day of the Sugar Festival, starting at 10 a.m. For more information, please contact Betty Griswold at 810-429-3316.Christian Fellowship ScholarshipThe Clewiston Ministerial Association is offering three $500 scholarships, open to any Clewiston area graduating High School Student who attends or is active in a local church, ministry, or Christian Fellowship. The student must be planning to attend a college, trade school, or institute of higher learning. Absolute deadline is May 22. Earlier applications are welcome. Applications are available at local churches, by emailing ClewistonPastors@aol.com, or by calling 863983-5269.Chemical Dependence Anonymous MeetingsChemical Dependence Anonymous (CDA) meetings are being held on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., at Clewiston Gospel Ministries Church, located at 6800 Flaghole Road. This is a 12-step program for drugs and alcohol. If you would like to know more about this group, please contact Gene at 863-983-4437.540 Hours of VPKApply now for your four year old to be placed in a lottery for a school-year, full day Pre-Kindergarten opportunity to be held at two district school sites. For more information, please call 863-674-4108 or 863-983-1508. Application packets can be picked up at 475 E. Osceola in Clewiston or at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Children must turn four years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. Applications must be completed by May 31.CHS Class Reunion ‘03Attention Class of 03, as the 10-year class reunion approaches we are asking all 03 graduates to please contact Dana Jo Alley-Vallejo at 863-599-1718 or by email at chs.classof2003@ yahoo.com with your contact information. The reunion is scheduled for Saturday, June 22. Please help us contact all of our classmates by passing this information along.Free Foreclosure AssistanceThe Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc is offering free foreclosure assistance. For more information, please call 561-6558944, ext. 326.AA MeetingsThere will be AA meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m., held at St. Martin's Church at 207 N. W.C. Owen in Clewiston. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonPine warblers are a common wood warbler found in many eastern pine forests, but are rarely seen away from their pine habitat. They breed in southern Canada, the eastern half of the United States, and the Bahamas. These birds are found year-round in most of Florida with their numbers increasing in the winter due to the in ux of migratory birds from their northern range. Pine Warblers are yellowish birds with olive backs, whitish bellies, and pale sides of their neck. They have two prominent white wingbars on their gray wings. Adult males are brighter than the female and immature birds, which can appear to be gray-brown. These birds don't have the strong patterns of other warblers. Their face can have a pale eye ring connected to a pale strip in front of the eye. The oldest Pine Warbler in captivity lived to be six years old. The Pine Warbler is one of few North American songbirds that sing year round. Males sing a fast trill of 10 to 30 simple whistled notes usually on one pitch. Males and females will make sharp, short call notes. A rattle call is made when they are defending their territory. They make sounds when they snap their stout bills at each other or other species. These birds are hard to spot as they move along high branches in pine or mixed pine forests where they forage for insects, spiders, berries, and seeds. They will also feed on the ground, catch insects in the air, or sometimes visit bird feeders. In Florida, Pine Warblers begin breeding in late March and raise two or more broods per season. The male often escorts the female as she gathers nesting materials, and he will occasionally help build the nest. The cup shaped nest is nearly always built in a pine tree among the needles and cones near the end of a high branch. The female usually lays about four whitish eggs with brown speckles which are incubated for 10 to 13 days. The young edge in about 10 days. Volunteers are needed to help document breeding birds for the Breeding Bird Atlas II surveys in Hendry and Glades County. Join birders during the summer trips to STA5 and BBA II survey locations. Go to the Hendry-Glades Audubon website for information about the Stormwater Treatment Area 5 driving trips. There are openings for the April 27 trip and the monthly trips scheduled May through October. Reservations are required. Send an e-mail to Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail. com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. Include your name and contact information, with an emergency cell number, the date you want attend the STA5 trip, and the number of participants in your party. Meet at the east end of Deer Fence Canal Road at 8:30 a.m. For a schedule of STA5 trips through Jan. 4, 2014 visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Inland Birding Fun: Pine Warbler (PIWA) PHOTO / GREG CORNETTPine Warbler. Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 ANNOUNCING We have opened a new location in LaBelle to better serve the south lake area. We are a comprehensive Orthopedic and Podiatry of“ce that treats orthopedic needs of the hips, knees, shoulders, ankles and all the joints in between. We treat fractures, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, carpal tunnel, sports medicine injuries, work related injuries, wound care of the foot and ankle, diabetic foot care, and any other general orthopedic and podiatric health problems.Institute for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Coming soon to a Clewiston Location! Call us for your next appointment at 1-877-675-5810 David Heligman MD Robert Andrew Follweiler, DO Jeffrey Kleiman DPM Visit our website at: www.jointteam.com Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/jointteam florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 Crossword Puzzle Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 8,237 gas outlets in Florida. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58 per gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 38.7 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 19.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 9.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 32.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. “Americans are spending $108 million less on gasoline every day than they were a year ago,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “Prices in nearly all Metropolitian Statistical Areas are lower today than a year ago. In all, 300 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) saw cheaper rst quarter prices for gasoline than in 2012, with two MSAs showing no statistically signi cant change. More expensive markets in 2013 included locations in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. The most expensive market in the country was the Honolulu area, but the outright price of $4.157 gallons this year was just three cents per gallon above the 2012 number,” DeHaan said. Gas Price Update

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When questions arise about mosquito control, University of Florida entomologist Roxanne Connelly is one of the state’s most sought-after experts. Now, that expertise has earned her the presidency of a national organization. Connelly, an associate professor with UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, was inducted Feb. 27 as president of the American Mosquito Control Association at the association’s annual meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. She’ll serve a one-year term. “I’m very pleased about it,” Connelly said in a March interview. “Holding this position is really an honor for me because I was elected to it.” The election happened at the 2010 AMCA annual meeting, where members voted Connelly to a four-year leadership stint. In 2011 she began by serving a one-year term as vice president, then another year as president-elect, and now president. In 2014 she’ll become immediate past president. Each position involves different responsibilities, she said. As president, Connelly will appear at state mosquito control association meetings, give presentations, recruit members and preside over board meetings. Occasionally, she may speak to the media on mosquito-related topics such as West Nile virus. One more goal: As president, Connelly wants to encourage talented young scientists from every background to consider mosquito control as a career option. “Right before I took over as president I formed a task force on recruiting the next generation of mosquito control professionals,” she said. “My job is to come up with ideas for high school students, to introduce them to the profession.” The task force will develop a set of guidelines on recruiting new members, Connelly said. In 79 years of AMCA history, Connelly is the association’s third female president. “I hope that my accomplishment inspires young women who are interested in this vital public-health topic,” she said. She was a member of the AMCA board of directors from 2007-2010, representing the South Atlantic region – Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Connelly was also president of the Florida Mosquito Control Association in 2011. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Connelly earned three degrees from Louisiana State University – a bachelor of science in environmental science in 1992, master of science in entomology in 1995 and a doctorate in entomology with a minor in epidemiology and community health in 1998. Hired by UF in 1999, she has worked exclusively at the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory in Vero Beach. There, she provides Extension education to mosquito control personnel and public-health of cials. She also researches mosquito control topics, teaches graduate-level courses in medical entomology and mentors graduate students. Created in 1935, the AMCA is an international, non-pro t organization promoting research efforts to help manage mosquito populations that vector diseases or cause annoyance. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com.Bob Camp, 99CLEWISTON — Bob Camp passed away after a short illness. He is survived by two daughters, Joan W andel of Jefferson City, Mo., and Jean Phillips of Columbia, Mo.; and a loving friend, Bernice Christiansen. He was preceded in death by his w ives, Alpha Camp and Bertha Camp. He was a resident of Clewiston, Florida for 45 y ears, where he retired. Charles E. Pearcy, 65CLEWISTON — Charles E. Pearcy passed away April 8, 2013 at JFK Medical Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1948 in Middlesboro, Ky., to the late Edward Eugene and the late Inez (Reed) Pearcy. He was a Vietnam Veteran who served our country from 1968-1969 as a Sergeant. He was awarded a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and other service medals. He was an active member of the V FW Post 4185. He worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers for 19 years. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Patricia (Patty) Pearcy, sons; David Tarter (Sara) of Franklin, N.C., Danny Tarter (Ruby) of Clewiston, Fla.; sister, Louise (Lou) Church (Danny) of Troy. Ohio; and four granddaughters, TyLyn, Kylie, Sydnee and Chole. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He will always be in our hearts. Services will be held at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Shout, Shout let it all out. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 OBITUARIES Entomologist Leads American Mosquito Control Association PHOTO / IFASTo formally accept her new position as president of the American Mosquito Control Association, Roxanne Connelly, right, accepts the presidential gavel from outgoing President Tom Wilmot, at the AMCA annual meeting. We are not alone.Theres a wonderful world around us. Full of fascinating places. Interesting people. Amazing cultures. Important challenges. But sadly, our kids are not getting the chance to learn about their world. When surveys show that half of Americas youth cannot locate India or Iraq on a map, then we have to wonder what they do know about their world. Thats why we created MyWonderfulWorld.org. Its part of a free National Geographic-led campaign to give your kids the power of global knowledge. Go there today and help them succeed tomorrow. Start with our free parent and teacher action kits. And let your kids begin the adventure of a lifetime. Its a wonderful world. Explore! Your community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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Proud to be Part of ItBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchI don’t remember much from Kindergarten, but I do remember that we were graded on whether we worked and played well with others. How are you doing on that today? Do you work and play well with others? A bright-eyed three-year-old girl listened intently as her pastor shared in a children’s sermon that God wanted them all to get along and love each other. When the pastor stated, “God wants us all to be one,” the little girl replied, “But I don’t want to be one. I want to be four!” I don’t know what you want to be, but God wants us to be one. This is not to say that we can’t disagree. Disagreements are a part of being a family. But how we disagree is very important. When we demand our way over others; when we think our way is superior; when we try to be on the top, we hurt the community. When we are critical, rude, asserting our right; when we are aggressive; when we feel we can say whatever we want, we hurt the community. The Scriptures urge us “to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” We are called to walk and work together. But this is harder for us than we might understand, because putting up with people who are obnoxious or different than us isn’t easy. We grow tired of accommodating, we become weary of compromise. Why are we always the ones who have to change? Why can’t they give something up once in a while? When “we” and “they,” “us” and “them” makes its way into our vocabulary, a storm is brewing on the horizon. Our unity is in jeopardy. God not only cares about how we conduct ourselves individually, but also really cares on how we do it in the context of the community. We are called on to lift each other up. When we don’t help each other as we are called to do, we end up being a hindrance. We hinder another’s journey when we put someone down or tell them off or ignore them. It hurts the community when we do that. God cares about our relationships with each other. He cares about the application of the oneness He has given us. The Christian life is more than just believing, it also includes belonging, and that translates into the community in which we live. That’s why I’m so excited about what we did in our community these past few weeks. At the community Easter Sunrise service hosted at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, we came together as one body. We came together for a common cause in our Relay for Life, walking in memory and honor of loved ones and special friends, and to help future friends and family members. And then we came together again to help clean up Clewiston. Brothers and sisters. Young and old. Anglos and Hispanics. Blacks and whites. People of all colors and races, all joined together in one family. We may come from different experiences, lifestyles, and cultures, but we are family. We are community, neighbors sharing and taking care of neighbors. We still have our problems. I was not happy to see trash dumped in areas I had picked up earlier. I don’t always agree with what our leaders have said or done. They may not agree with everything I’ve said and done. We have been here long enough to know the strengths and weaknesses of each other. You know that I’m not perfect, but neither are you. People are like pianos, they need regular tuning. This means that we practice the art of relationship. We exercise patience with each other. We take advantages of each other’s strengths. We are patient with each other’s weaknesses. And we work together for the common good and unity of our community. My City: Clewiston, Florida. I’m part of it. I’m proud of it. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 Religion Column Pastor John Hicks “God not only cares about how we conduct ourselves individually, but also really cares on how we do it in the context of the community. We are called on to lift each other up.”Pastor John Hicks

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOSD.A.R.E. GraduationCentral Elementary celebrates their D.A.R.E. graduation and AR rally. Fraud and larceny Arrested April 5 by Detective Sergeant Clay Sr. D Sr Marian Harris, 24Driving w/ suspended license, habitual offender Arrested April 1 by Ofc. Hicks l i c O James Hugh Edwards, 45Marijuana possession w/ intent to sell or deliver Arrested April 7 by Ofc. Hicks w O Chi’Kevious Da’Norris King, 20Driving w/ suspended license, habitual offender Arrested April 3 by Ofc. Rojas l i c O Joseph B. Pugh, 30 ARREST REPORT This column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone who is listed here and who is later found not guilty, or has the charges against them dropped, is welcome to inform the newspaper. We will con rm the information and print it. that previous head coach, Joe Roth, called him and asked if he would be interested in the position. However, Roth’s presence will not be absent from the football team, as he is taking the position alongside Walker as defensive coordinator. “I think it was just a decision that he wanted to make,” explained Walker. “We’ve coached together before and have a great relationship. I feel that we will be a great team.” Though Walker and Roth have worked together before, this will be an entirely new experience for players in the upcoming season. “There are going to be a lot of things that are similar, but there may be some differences,” said Walker. “The foundation may be the same, but the bushes are just a little different.” COACHContinued  1 WANT TO SUBMIT NEWS?Send us an e-mail at clewnews@newszap.com e vents ? p hotos? t i p s ? s tories ?

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 Seminole Heritage DayThursday, April 18, 12 p.m. Guest speaker, Jarrid Smith, grew up on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. Mr. Smith’s presentation will focus on gaming and the challenges it presents to the Seminole people. Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Seminole guest speaker, Willie John, is a historian who grew up on the Brighton Seminole Reservation. He will enlighten the audience with stories about his life and the Seminole culture. The AH-TAH-THI-KI Museum has graciously supported this event each year with temporary traveling exhibits. This year’s traveling exhibit will focus on the Seminole Indian Wars. FPAN EventThe Florida Public Archeologist Network (FPAN) staff from the Southwest region is presenting an event on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clewiston Museum. There will be games and crafts for the kids and the young at heart. The FPAN staff encourages everyone to bring in those artifacts that are collecting dust. Staff members will freely identify artifacts and relate their history to the area. It’s going to be an enjoyable time, so come join us! Clewiston Museum Events The King’s Academy recently joined forces with the Clewiston Parks and Recreation Department for a clean-up project at the Clewiston ball elds. Students and faculty from the Christian school on Caribbean Avenue painted scorer’s tables, dugouts, and light posts as a part of their work. The project was a part of the school’s spring “RUSH” initiative, a bi-annual time of spiritual emphasis, with the spring event focusing on sel ess service and civic responsibility. Students from the school are given the opportunity to volunteer for at least one service project each month and have completed countless hours of community service this year, including cleanup projects at Cane Field, visiting local nursing homes, working at food banks, and serving children with special needs. King’s Academy Students Spruce up Ball Fields SUBMITTED PHOTO The United Way of Hendry and Glades 201213 Campaign has surpassed its goal, raising more than $215,045 for the United Way Partner Agencies. Mary Beth Carroll, United Way of Hendry and Glades Campaign Chair and co-owner of Hilliard Brothers, made the announcement at a recent meeting of the campaign committee. “A huge ‘thank you’ to all of the individuals and companies who gave to the United Way Campaign this year and helped us reach our goal! We are all affected by the dif cult economy we are living in, but those who gave realized that many of their friends and neighbors are in even greater need. 34 local United Way Partner Agencies will be able to provide food, emergency assistance, counseling and many other services right here in our community because of your gifts.” Carroll went on to say, “United Way is reaching more individuals and families who are struggling because of our partnership efforts. The three United Way Neighborhood Houses in Hendry and Glades Counties provide of ce space for many agencies to meet with clients, making it much easier for those in need to get services. Your generosity has made this possible.” United Way Neighborhood Houses are located in LaBelle, Clewiston, and Moore Haven. Many individuals and companies gave to the United Way of Hendry and Glades Campaign. The top six company contributors were: Hilliard Brothers: $42,782 Alico: $35,802 Hendry County School District: $12,282 Pavese Law Firm: $9,500 Johnson-Prewitt: $6,440 Southern Gardens: $6,034 All of the funds raised in Hendry and Glades Counties stays in Hendry and Glades to fund local agency programs. None of the funds are used for administration or fundraising costs. “The good work of the United Way partner agencies has been phenomenal,” said Cliff Smith, President of the United Way commented. “We are working together to feed the hungry and improve the quality of life in the community.” A local network of thirty-four agencies and programs will receive funds from the 2012-13 United Way of Hendry and Glades fundraising campaign. These agencies include: The Salvation Army, Goodwill, Visually Impaired Persons, Harry Chapin Food Bank, the Children’s Advocacy Center, Healthy Start, and many others. This network serves a diverse range of needs: nurturing children and youth, strengthening families, meeting critical needs, such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods. The network of United Way agencies helped over 21,000 people in Hendry and Glades Counties last year. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies; helping them to work together by focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives. For more information or to volunteer, please call United Way of Hendry and Glades Counties at 800-887-9234. United Way of Hendry and Glades Campaign Raises $215,045 for Local Agencies

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTO 2013 Miss SugarJordan Pencarinha was crowned Saturday night as the 2013 Miss Sugar by 2012 Miss Sugar Paige Corley. She was also named Miss Photogenic by the judging panel. Miss Sugar began her duties of representing the Sugar Festival Tuesday morning with an interview with a television station and will continue her reign next week over many of the festival activities. On Sunday, April 7, Hendry County deputies responded to the area of 902 N. Gratton Road, Clewiston. The Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce had received reports of a man standing outside naked with a shotgun. Upon Deputies arrival they found 59-yearold Donald Mulligan standing on top of a truck overlooking privacy fence. When Mulligan saw Deputies he pointed a gun at Deputy Sheriff J. Brown. At that point a neighbor, James Vary, began talking to Mulligan reasoning with him to talk to deputies. Mulligan walked toward his home and returned wearing clothes and carrying two beers. As deputies approached Mulligan he began to make suspicious movements and was taken into custody and transported to the Hendry County Jail. Mulligan was charged with Assault on an Ofcer, use of a Firearm while Under the In uence of Alcohol and Resisting Arrest without Violence. He is currently being held on $8,000 bond. Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Deputies

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CLEWISTON Tropical Lot 293, Sat. 4/13, 8:00am. Household items, Harley Davidson collectibles, Boat, Clothes, and other miscellaneous items Everglades Federal Credit Union Full Time Positions Available Must have excellent communication & organizational skills, typing skills & be pro cient in MS Word & Excel. Must be able to multitask and be able to handle stress. Bilingual a +. May apply in person or email resume to: loans@everglades fcu.com. There’s Healthcare… Then there’s Healthcare with Hope Join our impassioned, award-winning team in a role that is more than a job it is a calling. Be challenged and inspired as you contribute to an organization nationally recognized for its dedication to comforting care. Clinical Manager Chaplain RN Opportunities Inpatient, home visits, admissions Social Service Counselor MSW PRN multiple positions and locations Apply online:careers@ hopehcs.org Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Drug Free Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against the INI USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to INI USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Garage/ Yard Sales Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013

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the American Cancer Society. Kathy put together a team to walk the relay with her and had shirts designed with a big ‘V’ on them in order to honor Vonita. But Kathy explained that this is not the rst person that she has lost to cancer. “My father died in 2010 of cancer,” she said. “It was hard, and I did the Relay for a long time. But then life just gets really busy and you don’t think that you have time to do it.” Kathy explained that losing Vonita changed that. “It’s easy to say that you ‘don’t have time’ and ‘it’s a lot of work,’ but it’s 18 hours; a day and a half,” said Kathy. “My friend was worth a day and a half of my time.” Kathy explains that there is nothing that can compare to walking with so many people to ght against a certain cause. “When you’re walking around the track with other people that you know, there’s that camaraderie; that peace. And you take strength from that,” she said. However, her favorite part of the night was when the luminaria, which are candles lit inside of personalized bags, were placed around the track as a glowing tribute to those who have been affected by cancer. “For a few laps they turn off all of the lights and you walk around the track just staring at those bags,” said Kathy. “Some of them make you smile. Some make you cry. But those bags represent, to me, what cancer is. Some, as soon as they were lit, went out. But some just burn. They don’t mind the wind, or being blown over. They just keep burning.” Kathy explained that each bag has a personal touch, with her saying “To V, love K.” She explained that, while most people do not understand the meaning behind this simple statement, she knows how powerful this is to her. When Vonita and Kathy taught together, they were constantly passing notes back and forth. They talked about their day and what they were teaching in their classroom. “She would always sign her letters with a ‘V,’ I and I would sign mine with a ‘K,’” said a nostalgic Kathy. The sentiment behind the luminaria was simple, but held a lot of meaning for Kathy. But Kathy explained that this is not the end of honoring her friends memory. “Some of the people who were walking were suffering from cancer. We’re walking for them, and they’re walking for somebody else,” said Kathy. “We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. I wish that more people would see that and get involved.” Team V raised over $3,000 for the American Cancer Society. They walked the entire relay, lit their luminaria, and went home with a better understanding of what it means to really ght against cancer. “The Relay begins when the sun is setting, and symbolizes the time that the survivor has been diagnosed with their cancer,” explained a representative for The Relay. “Night falling representing the survivor’s darkness as the day is ending and as the evening lingers, just as the survivor does. Around 1 a.m., the survivor’s treatment kicks off and the survivor often becomes weary, some sick, having no desire to endure the poisonous infusion, losing strength and all persistence. “The Relay participant is feeling the same as they have been walking steadfast and began with much purpose. Both have grown tired, sleepy, aggravated and even want to stop, but both must regenerate and pull all strength from within. As the morning nears, the survivor is ending their treatment and The Relay participants know they will push through as the sun begins to rise. Everyone sees light at the end of the tunnel. The morning light brings on a new day full of life and excitement for new beginnings for the cancer patient and the Relay participant.” 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CFA022585 CAC1817236 Echols Now Offers A/C & Refrigeration Spring Savings 15 Point Tune-up Only $6499 SINCE 1975 Hot Deals to keep You Cool !! 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOSStudents raise funds for Relay for LifeOn Wednesday, April 3, the Relay for Life team from Westside Elementary sponsored “Put A Lid On Cancer” day. Students brought in $1 and were allowed to wear a hat to school to support their teachers walking in the local relay on April 5 and 6. Thank you so much to all who participated. It was a huge success. Dear CCS/TKA Of cial Board of Directors, I don’t know if you are aware but your school’s church is hurting your reputation in our community. I thought your school was supposed to be non-denominational, but it is very obvious who you support. Many of your teachers and students have been pulled out of their own churches to attend your church. I am disappointed in the direction you have chosen to go, concerning church support. I begin to wonder if this has anything to do with who founded this church, one of our city “leaders.” It seems this is a con ict of interest. It is a shame that a Christian school is allowing disunity to take place among our city’s churches as well as the city itself.A concerned citizen SPEAK OUT RELAYContinued  1

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CORPORATE DIRECTOR Human ResourcesLykes Bros. Inc has an opening for a Corporate Director Human Resources at its Lake Placid location. Quali ed applicants must possess at least 5 years of Human Resources experience working with an agricultural based company and have a working knowledge of Agricultural Labor Law and MSPA compliance. In addition this position requires experience with DOL/Wage & Hour, OSHA and EPA/FDEP regulation compliance. Lykes Bros. Inc. offers competitive wages and a bene t package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan plus paid vacation and holidays.Quali ed applicants should email their resume to: rich.hetherton@lykes.com or fax to: (863) 465-1672Lykes Bros. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/ Smoke Free Workplace/Drug Free Workplace, M/F/D/V. Grader OperatorCentral County Water Control District is hiring an experienced Grader Operator with a Class B CDL, clean driving record a must, And must be able to keep written records. Job duties vary with seasons. Drug screening required before hiring. Applications are being accepted 8am to 4pm in Montura at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St., Clewiston. This is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Environmental Services/Janitorial Responsible for housekeeping duties. Experience with minor repairs and handyman skills helpful. Fax resume to: (863) 983-9604 or apply at: FL Community Health Center 315 South W. C. Owen Ave. Clewiston, FL e-mail: hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. mobile construction/classroom trailer 12 x 56 ft mobile trailer ideal for construction site, storage, portable classroom. AC and Heat, enclosed cabinets, counters, aluminum handicap ramp and steps. 4930 SR. HWY 29 S. LaBelle $3,700.00/neg. (239)860-6722 or (863)946-0635 mobile construction/classroom trailer 12 x 56 ft mobile trailer ideal for construction site, storage, portable classroom. AC and Heat, enclosed cabinets, counters, aluminum handicap ramp and steps. 4930 SR. HWY 29 S. LaBelle $3,700.00/neg. (239)860-6722 or (863)946-0635 Junk Yard Jimtravel trailers, mobile homes, tractors, golf carts, lawn mowers, autos, trucks, boats, BARTER, BUY OR SELL 954-553-6966 or 239-628-8795. MIRA VERDE FIRST MONTH FREE!!!! A new home for your family. $15.00 Application fee per person. 2 BEDROOMS AT $500.00 PER MONTH 3 BEDROOMS AT $553.00 PER MONTH 4 BEDROOMS AT $500.00 PER MONTH Of ce Hours Monday Friday 8:30a 5:30p Saturday 9:00a 3:00p Sunday CLOSED LOCATED AT: 6760 Santa Fe North, Labelle, FL. CALL US AT: (877) 255-7316 MIRA VERDE PRIMER MES GRATIS!!!! Una casa nueva para tu familia. $15.00 por costo Applicacion por person a!! 2 RECAMARRAS A $500.00 POR MES 3 RECAMARRAS A $553.00 POR MES 4 RECAMARRAS A $500.00 POR MES Horario de O cina Lunes a Viernes 8:30a 5:30p Sabados de 9:00a 3:00p Domingo CERRADO LOCALIZADOS EN: 6760 Sante Fe North, Labelle, FL LLAMENOS AL: (877) 255-7316 BELLE GLADE 651 SE 4th St. Renovated 2BR/1BA with extra room (could be used as 3rd bedroom). W/D hookup, very quiet neighborhood. $575mo. Call 305-487-2850. CLEWISTON Condo, furnished, 2BR, 2BA, corner unit w/open view, kitchen, porch tiled & screened. Excellent condition. Parking space, community pool. Great location, adjacent to Lake (352)256-9325 CLEWISTON 2BR/2BA, Bass & Sun Condo. Pool. Tennis Courts. Boat Ramp. On canal view lake view/access. Furnished. Tile oors. All appl’s including W&D. $950/month short or long term 305-360-2236.cmbultra@terranova.netCLEWISTON In town Duplex (2 sep. 3/2 plus lrg yard). $37,500 ea. $75k total. Ideal to share w/relative or home + rental income. Call owner 863-673-5071. Montura Ranch Estates 1 acre lot. Lot is developed and ready for a home. Call 863-673-6500. 3bd/1ba 2005 Mobile Home located in Clewiston at Tropical Mobile Home Village. has 10x16 shed w/electric, asking $20,000 Call 863-228-5415 3BR 2 BA, New condition. Central air. Including nice lot. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. For Sale 1983 – 17 ft Aluminum Boat w/ trailer & 1993 – 48 Horse Evenrude w/ electric trim $1,800 Call: 863-805-8795 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000355 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. GEORGE W. BELANGER, JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. BELANGER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: GEORGE W. BELANGER, JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. BELANGER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2400 SCOTT ROAD ALVA, FL 33920 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN MICHELE M. BELANGER A/K/A MICHELE BELANGER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2400 SCOTT ROAD ALVA, FL 33920 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action, to foreclose a mortgage on the following properly in HENDRY County, Florida: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONEQUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THE EAST 30 FEET OF TRACT 16 FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 HOMES OF MERIT HOUSE MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VINO/ FLHML2B1I 8526008A AND FLIIML2B118526008B.has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa., Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 4th day of April, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLS/,.PS-SPCFHLMC-R-TriatperczTearri 1-P120070474;12007047**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 440430 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000918 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. CASEY BOWLIN et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 10, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-000918 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is the Plaintiff and CASEY BOWLIN; MELISSA BOWLIN; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 15 day of MAY, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7823 NW CANAL TERRACE, LEHIGH ACRES, FL 33936 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on APRIL 3, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. BEVIS Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09104786 COUNTRYCAL-SPECFNINIC--Team 2 F09104786*See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (81.3) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 440381 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until April 30, 2013 for Bid #Q13-0004, Freezer Cooler, Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674 4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Ray Clinard, Chairman 440620 CN 4/11/2013 PUBLIC NOTICEPer Florida Administrative Code 64B8-10.002 (4) This notice is to inform you, effective April 5th, 2013 the practice of Patrick H. Guadiz, M.D., P.A will cease operations and will no longer see patients at the LaBelle location. Arrangements have been made by Dr. Guadiz for you to access your current medical record. Your record may be obtained by contacting Dr. Guadiz’s former practice at 863-675-2148 where a representative will provide you with the necessary Authorization for Release for your signature if you have not already completed the form. Authorization for Release of health information can be submitted to the following address:P.O. Box 249, LaBelle, Florida 33975 Fax # 863-675-7078 Phone # 863-675-2148 439001 CB 3/28;4/4,11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000565 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, Plaintiff, VS. BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN DOBERTI SANCHEZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHE R CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following properly in HENDRY County, Florida: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 24, OF MONTLTRA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 37, 38 AND 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDR Y COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa., Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal o f this Court on this 4th day of April, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLSLPS-CONV-R-kellery-Team 1F12012014-F12012014**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 440 CN 4/11,18/2013NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on 04/20/2013 at 11:00 AM at FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Commerce Drive, LaBelle, FL, the undersigned, FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: 863-675-1025 Fredonna Vazquez Unit #M-16 3 Big wooden head & foot board, misc. items Leslie Gallego Unit #J-72 White bedroom set and dining room set Eric Herrera Unit #311 Misc. items Noe Rosales Unit #K-7 Washer, dryers, sofa, dining room set & misc. items Jon Ruble Unit #B-3 Misc. household items Ruth Christmas Unit #K-6 Dining room set & sofa 440435 CN 4/11,18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce has found a cow loose in the Ortona area. The cow may be identi ed and claimed by the owner(s). Please contact Sergeant David Hardin at 863-946-1600 if you have any information or to retrieve the cow. 440478 GCD 4/11;4/18/2013 Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Part Time Business Opportunities Buildings & Sheds Miscellaneous Apartments Apartments Apartments Condos/Townhouses Rent Houses Sale Lots Sale Mobile HomeSale Boats Campers/RVs Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. y How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Shop here first! The classified ads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000927 CITIBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, A SSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, Plaintiff, EDUARDO GUILLEN, et al, Defendant(s)(s) NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 26, 2013 and entered in Case NO. 26-2008CA-000927 of the Circuit Court of the T WENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein CITIBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, is the Plaintiff and EDUA RDO GUILLEN; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EDUARDO GUILLEN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRAT ION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR EMC MORTGAGE CORPORATION; TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF T HE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY A DMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 24th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 14, IN BLOCK 451 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 328 W VENTURA AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Fender’s must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on March 27, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clark of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08073225 EMC-CONVT eam 3 F08073225**See Americans with Disabilities A ct In accordance with the A mericans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 31)2, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding440304 CN 4/11,18/2013 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that the City of South Bay, Florida, will hold a Special Election on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing two Commissioners to ll the unexpired terms of two Commissioners. There will be one Commissioner elected representing seat “4” and one Commissioner elected representing seat “5”. The Candidates elected will serve until the term expires or until the suspended Commissioner is reinstated by the Governor of the State of Florida. Each Candidate shall be voted upon by the electorate at large. The Election will be held in the Commission Chambers at 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, Florida. City of South Bay Jessica Figueroa City Clerk 440479 CN/CB 4/11,25/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 26-2012-CA-000194 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMJ TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2 Plaintiff(s), vs. RICHARD GAGNON, et. al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1, 2013, and entered in Case No, 26-2012CA-000194 of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMT TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTTFTCATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2 is the Plaintiff and RICHARD E GAGNON; TRICIA K. GAGNON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD E GAGNON NKA NANCY GAGNON AND CLAUDETTE WEBER are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held in the second oor lobby Clerk of Courts Of ce C.E. Hall Building, at 11 am on the 1st day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 14, AND THE WESTERLY 15.00 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 14 AND THE WESTERLY 15.00 FEET OF LOT 15, BLOCK 111, OF SUBURB BEAUTIFUL, AS RECORDED IN FLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 26 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, and commonly known as: 470 S DAVIS ST, LABELLE, FL 33935 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at HENDRY County, Florida, this 1st day of April, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER, Clerk HENDRY County, Florida BY: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk“In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service”. 440343 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until April 22, 2013 for Bid #Q 13-0003,Large Equipment for Foodservice, Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674-4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Ray Clinard, Chairman 440590 CN 4/11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2012-CA-000119 Bank of America, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Felix Hernandez; Maria Jesus Vardez; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under, or against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim in interest as Spose, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under, or against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim in interest as Spose, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 14, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2012CA-000119 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Bank of America, National Association, Plaintiff and Felix Hernandez are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Barbara S. Butler, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on April 17, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE NORTH WEST ONE-QUATER OF THE NORTH WEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTH EAST ONEQUARTER OF THE NORTH WEST ONE-QUARTER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 44, SOUTH, RANGE 32, EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Barbara S. Butler CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida BY: /s/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 440069 CN 4/4,11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISON DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, SOLELY AS TRUSTEE AND NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY FOR THE HOME EQUITY MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED TRUST, SERIES INABS 2006-B UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED MARCH 1, 2006 Plaintiff(s), vs. IDALIA RODRIGUEZ; et al, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS PROPERTY TO: ELIER FONTERIZ residence unknown but whose last known address is 439 E VENTURA AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs,devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property, to wit: THE WEST 37 1/2 FEET OF LOT 2, AND THE EAST 25 FEET OF LOT 3, BLOCK 368, GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAY THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAY BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 71 THRU 78, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, A/K/A 439-41 EAST VENTURA AVENUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440. more commonly known as 439E VENTURA AVENUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 This action has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it or Plaintiff’s attorney, GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A., whose address is 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607, on or before 30 days after date of rst publication and le the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 28th day of March, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER HENDRY County, Florida By: J. Bevis Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. 440036 CN 4/4,11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2012-153 DR AMIE LOUISE HANCOCK, Petitioner, and RICKY JOE MADDOX, II., Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PATERNITY/ DISESTABLISHMENT OF PATERNITY TO: RICKY JOE MADDOX, II. Last known address: 200 Country Club, Largo, FL 33770 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Paternity has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on AMIE LOUISE HANCOCK’s attorney STEVEN J. POLHEMUS, Esq., whose address is P.O. Box 2188, LaBelle, FL 33975 on or before (date) and le the original with the clerk of this Court at P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure o f documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings.Dated: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Deputy Cler k 440468 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT PROBATE DIVISION HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013CP24 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF TOMMY JOHNSON II, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Estate of TOMMY JOHNSON II, File Number 2013CP24, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida. The Courthouse address is Hendry County Courthouse, 24 E. Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. The date of rst publication of this notice is April 11, 2013. All creditors and those having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, upon whom a copy of this notice has been served are required to le their claims with the above named court within the later of three (3) months after the date of the rst publication of this notice or thirty (30) days after the date of service of a copy of this notice on them. All other creditors having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, are required to le their claims with the abovenamed court within three (3) months after the date of the rst publication of this notice. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Personal Representative: Ebonie Latrice Francis 408 McClure Street LeHigh Acres, Florida 33972 Attorney for Personal Representative: Jennifer M. Neilson Florida Bar No. 54986 NEILSON LAW, P.A. 3501 Del Prado Blvd S., #306 Cape Coral, Florida 33904 Of ce: (239) 443-3866 Fax: (888) 443-5219 Email: jn@nlaw.us 440431 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2012-CA-000077 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. RANDALL WIMBERLY. et al., Defendant(st. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 11, 2012 and entered in Case No. 22-2012-CA-000077 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherijn WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and RANDALL WIMBERLY; SHELLEY WIMBERLY A/K/A SHELLEY E. WIMBERLY; PORT LABELLE RANCHETTES PROPERTY OWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK 2, PORT LABELLE RANCHETTES, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 104 THROUGH 110, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 62720 SW FRONTIER CIRCLE, LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 18, 2013. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Julie Braddock Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance wish the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation 6 participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. 439578 CN 4/4,11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13-DR-252 Division: DOMESTIC RELATIONS IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: LEIDYS L. HERRADA, Wife and CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO GARCIA, AKA CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO Husband. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO GARCIA, AKA CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO, Address Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Petitioner’s Attorney Neil Morales, whose address is 2272 Airport Road South, Suite 101, Naples, FL 34112, on or before 5-13-2013 and le the original with the Clerk of this Court at Hendry County Courthouse at 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 4/5/13 Clerk of the Circuit Court By R. DeLaCruz Deputy Clerk440600 CN 4/11,18,25;5/2/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2009-CA-000144 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vsBeatriz A. Bogardus; Luis Morales; Unknown Tenant(s) in Possession of the Subject Property Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 1, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000144 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Beatriz A. Bogardus and Luis Morales are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, BARBARA S. BUTLER, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR. HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11;00 A.M. on May 1, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 5, 6 AND 7, IN BLOCK 415 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida /S/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT 440369 CN 4/11,18/2013 AVISO DE LA REUNION REGULAR DE LA JUNTA DE SUPERVISORES DEL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUAS DEL CONDADO CENTRAL A travs de la presente se le noti ca que la Reunin Regular de la Junta de Supervisores del Distrito de Control de Aguas del Condado Central se llevar a cabo el mircoles, 24 de april de 2013 a las 7 pm en el Cuarto de Conferencia del Condado Central ubicado en 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. El propsito de esta reunin es para tratar cualquier y todo asunto que pueda plantearse ante la Junta. Si una persona decide apelar la decisin de la Junta de Supervisores con respecto a cualquier asunto considerado en la reunin pblica o audiencia en referencia a este aviso l o ella tendr que asegurarse de que el procedimiento de apelacin quede asentado palabra por palabra en el acta, en el acta se incluye su testimonio y pruebas en la cual usted fundamenta la apelacin. 440010 CN 4/11,18/2013 HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS CONCERNING INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS DISTRIBUTING FUEL TAX REVENUES Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold Public Hearings on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 5:00 P.M., in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida to review the interlocal agreements between Hendry County and the City of Clewiston and Hendry County and the City of LaBelle governing distribution of fuel tax revenues. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to these matters. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 440603 CN 4/11/2013 NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF HENDRY COUNTY REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Hendry County hereby provides notice that the below listed properties are available for sale and the County is receiving offers. Interested persons should contact Mark Lapp at mlapp@hendry a.net, (863) 675-5295, or P.O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975. The following properties are in Montura Ranch Estates: Parcel I.D.# ADDRESS CITY 1324413A000054.0100 775 N VERDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324413A000230.0000 624 BALD CYPRESS AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324415A000128.0000 745 N BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 13244220100054-008.0 4210 N MAYORAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 13244220100074-001.0 370 N ROMERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000043.0000 603 MONTURA AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000095.0000 155 S QUEBRADA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000238.0000 360 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000242.0100 370 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000244.0000 365 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000244.0100 355 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000273.0000 475 S VERDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000009.0100 140 S PALOMINO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000026.0100 145 S MAYORAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000030.0100 145 S NOGAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000083.0100 160 S MAYORAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000102.0100 165 S ISORA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000125.0000 220 S LINDERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000132.0000 270 S LINDERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000254.0000 420 S NOGAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000276.0000 465 S OLIVO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000013.0000 175 S FRONDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000055.0000 225 S GRANJA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000067.0100 265 S GRANJA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000076.0100 135 S BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000079.0000 145 S BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000081.0100 165 S BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324434A000039.0000 615 S DATIL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000071.0100 535 S JINETE ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000091.0000 585 S HACIENDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000099.0100 655 S ISORA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000133.0000 366 APPALOOSA AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000206.0100 755 S PALOMINO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000239.0000 427 PERIMETER RD MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000007.0000 525 S VERDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000012.0100 580 S ZAMBRIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000019.0100 624 HUNTING CLUB AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000106.0000 650 S ROMERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000165.0000 835 S ROMERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000198.0000 710 S CABBAGE PALM ST MONTURA RANCHES 13344070300021-015.0 585 N PALM ST MONTURA RANCHES 1334431A000030.0000 535 S ORANGE ST MONTURA RANCHES 1334431A000356.0000 793 PERIMETER RD MONTURA RANCHES The following properties are in Port LaBelle: Parcel I.D.# ADDRESS CITY 42943100702230-009.0 7017 GILL CIR PORT LA BELLE 42943100702230-010.0 7019 GILL CIR PORT LA BELLE 440596 CN/CB 4/11/2013 HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a workshop on April 23, 2013, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of discussing the 2013-2014 county budgets. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 440471 CN/CB 4/11/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Pinot IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1250 2006 1254432A0001040000 Odalys Castro The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 1165, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439587 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1287 2009 1134432-A0001290100 Saulio Tuero The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3681, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439584 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1281 2009 1134432-A0001180000 Jesus F. Aleman The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3651, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439452 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1322 2009 1134432-A0002570100 Gloria M. Martinez Mendez The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5436 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439296 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Euphonium V, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 492 2008 1334528-A0000010000 Delta Aggrigate,LLC The North one-half of Section 33, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 60 feet thereof Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439601 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1272 2009 1134432-A0001030100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3660 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439297 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1280 2009 1134432-A0001160100 Louis M. Marcisse & Marie Claire Pady The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3656, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439449 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1293 2009 1134432-A0001400000 Milton & Maria Martinez The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3084, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439591 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 201 2007 1184428-A0000160000 Fred E. Ayling The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439593 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1295 2009 1134432-A0001520100 Allan V. & Lawanda Thomas The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3085, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439596 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1306 2009 1134432-A0001900100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3032 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439599 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3143 2008 2024329-670000C0040 Mary Pasco Est & Mary M. Brown & Annie M. Mitchell Lots 7, 8 and 9 in Block C of SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439295 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Donald N. Thompson the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3901 2009 4104329-06021930290 Solange Michel & Manitha Michel Lot 29, Block 2193 of PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439459 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LOCAL OPTION FUEL TAX Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the Commission Chambers, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider an ordinance relating to continuing the existing two cents per gallon local option fuel tax on motor fuel sold in Hendry County as authorized by Section 336.025(1)(b), Florida Statutes, and imposing limitations of use of the revenues. The Ordinance is to be entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 1-2, ARTICLE XV., FUEL TAX, DIVISION 2., ADDITIONAL LOCAL OPTION FUEL TAX, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-2-287, IMPOSITION AND LEVY OF ADDITIONAL LOCAL OPTION FUEL TAX OF TWO CENTS PER GALLON; AND SECTION 1-2-289, LIMITATION OF USE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER’S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Of ce of the County Attorney, 110 Broward Ave., LaBelle, Florida. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 440604 CN 4/11/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2581 2007 2024329-670000C0180 Columbus Carter Lots 34 and 35, Block C, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, also described as follows: From the Southwest corner of said Block C, go East along the North border of Collier Avenue a distance of 134.5 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 34 and the point-of-beginning; thence North 113 feet; thence East 100 feet; thence South 113 feet; thence West 100 feet to the point-of-beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439597 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE AIRGLADES AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING There will be an Airglades Airport Advisory Board Meeting held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Airglades Airport, in the Conference Room, located at 3200 Airglades Blvd., Clewiston, FL 33440. All interested parties are encouraged to attend. For Further information, please contact the Hendry County Engineer’s Of ce at (863) 675-5222 or (863) 983-1588. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Karson Turner, Chair Board of County Commissioners, Hendry County 440559 CN 4/11/13 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013

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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 440011 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2326 2005 2044329-A0000030000 Gerald McArthur & Darlene D. McArthur C/O Jason McArthur All that portion of Government Lot 4, West of the extension of a line bisecting Block 9, City of LaBelle, extended North through Government Lot 4, LESS Government right-of-way in Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGERTHER WITH that certain 30’ easement described in Paragraph #6 of that certain Final Decree for Partition entered in Case #2832 in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, dated February 3, 1967 and recorded in O.R. Book 99, Page 489, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439451 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1479 2009 1154432-A0002660000 Camilo Cejo Rodriguez and Doris Hernandez Fernandez The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2647 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439448 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 Public Notice Public Notice 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsThe month of April is recognized as Autism Awareness Month. It gives special opportunity for communities to raise awareness and educate the public about autism. There is no known single cause for autism, but many researchers believe that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function. No “one” gene has been identi ed as causing autism. However, researchers have been searching for irregular segments of genetic codes that children with autism may have inherited. Some of the characteristic behaviors of autism may or may not be clearly noticeable during the child’s rst 18 to 24 months, but they usually become more obvious during early childhood from ages 24 months to six years. As part of a “well-baby” or “well-child” visit, the child’s health care provider should complete a “developmental screening,” where they may ask speci c questions about the child’s progress. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) these ve behaviors may give signals that further evaluation is warranted: If the child does not babble or coo by 12 months of age If the child does not make gestures by 12 months of age (point, wave, grasp) If the child does not say single words by 16 months of age If the child does not say two-word phrases on their own by 24 months of age If the child has any loss of any language or social skill at any age Having any of these ve “red ags” does not mean that your child has autism, but because the characteristics of the disorder can vary so much, a child showing these behaviors should have further evaluations completed by a healthcare specialist. This may include referrals to a neurologist, psychologist, developmental pediatrician, speech or language therapist, or other professionals knowledgeable about autism. Always talk with your healthcare provider if you are concerned about your child’s development. Finding out that your child has autism can be overwhelming. Parents always have a lot of questions about what they can do to help their child. With the appropriate services, support, training, and information, children with autism can grow, learn and ourish; even if they have a different developmental rate than others. There is no known cure for autism. However, there are treatment and educational approaches that may reduce some of the challenges associated with the condition. There are ways to help lessen disruptive behaviors and education that can teach “self-help” skills which allow for greater independence. Take time to get educated about autism. Additional information about autism is available at www.cdc.gov/actearly or www.cdc.gov/autism. April is Autism Awareness Month The Florida Department of Health recognizes World Health Day on April 7. As part of the recognition, please see the information below about blood pressure.High Blood Pressure Think about the last time you had your blood pressure checked. What were the numbers? Blood pressure is written as two numbers. The rst number (systolic) represents the pressure in your blood vessels when your heart beats. The second number (diastolic) represents the pressure in your vessels when your heart rests between beats.Blood Pressure LevelsNormal -Systolic: less than 120 -Diastolic: less than 80 At Risk (Prehypertension) -Systolic: 120-139 -Diastolic: 80-89 High -Systolic: 140 or Higher -Diastolic: 90 or Higher Hypertensive Crisis -Systolic: Grater than 180 -Diastolic: Greater than 110PreventionAdopt a healthy lifestyle maintain a healthy weight, be physically active, follow a healthy eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods, and choose and prepare foods with less salt. If you drink alcoholic beverages, drink in moderation. If you smoke, quit as soon as possible. Call 1-877-U-CAN-NOW or visit www.quitnow. net/ orida. Prevent High Blood Pressure Every three minutes nationwide, an underground utility line is hit because of failure to call 8-1-1 before digging. The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) reminds Floridians to call 8-1-1 before putting a shovel in the ground this spring! “We’re spreading the word about safe digging for April’s National Safe Digging Month,” said PSC Chairman Ronald A. Bris. “We hope people will recognize the importance of 8-1-1, just as they do 9-1-1, since the leading cause of natural gas delivery system accidents is hitting underground facilities. For information on safe digging, I encourage consumers to view a helpful 8-1-1 video tip on the PSC’s website.” Digging for any type of landscape and home improvement projects without knowing the approximate location of underground utilities can cause serious injuries, service disruptions, and repair costs if a line is damaged. Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not to get their utility lines marked, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, which supports the 8-1-1 campaign. The Federal Communications Commission has designated 8-1-1 as the national “Call Before You Dig” number. By calling 8-1-1, local Sunshine State One Call Center personnel notify affected utility companies to dispatch crews to mark your underground utility lines. Utility markings show those who dig the approximate location of underground lines and help prevent undesired consequences. This is a free service, so there is no reason to take a chance or make an assumption about the location of critical underground utility facilities. Both professional contractors and homeowners should call 8-1-1 and follow the safe digging guidelines, not only during National Safe Digging Month, but every month. And, after your underground facilities are marked, dig with care! For more information on the 8-1-1 campaign, visit www.call811.com, or access the PSC’s brochure on Natural Gas Utility Regulation in Florida at www. oridapsc.com. Public Service Commission Recognizes National Safe Digging Month

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 GRAND OPENING! MARCH 27863-674-1220 220 South Industrial Loop, LaBelle, FL NOW OPEN! 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOAnnual Spring CleanupPastor John and Pepper Hicks join others in Clewiston’s 7th Annual Spring Cleanup on April 6. BY SAVANNAH ROUNDS srounds@newszap.comWhen Marian Harris entered the First Bank of Clewiston with two checks totaling nearly the exact amount of what she owed, $5,850, bells went off in an employee’s mind, who noticed when looking through her records that Harris had given them fraudulent checks before. On April 5, of cers with the Clewiston Police Department were dispatched to First Bank in reference to a possible fraud. What they found instead was a victim of a Craigslist scam, who claimed that she was trying to scam the scammer. When Harris presented the bank with two checks, totaling $5,860, and stated that she wanted to pay off her balance, which was $5,850 owed due to using fraudulent checks in the past, the desk clerk was very weary. Harris was told that it would be 10 days for the checks to clear, and asked Harris to contact the bank again after the allotted time was up. Upon Harris leaving, the clerk con rmed that the checks were fraudulent. However, the bank refrained from contacting local law enforcement of cials. Nearly a month later, Harris contact the bank to see if the checks had cleared, where she was prompted to come in and pick them up. When she arrived on the following day, Harris was taken into the police department to undergo questioning regarding the fraudulent checks. When questioned, Harris had an interesting story to tell, and in interesting perspective regarding the situation. In January of 2013, Harris placed an ad on Craigslist a free community moderated site with classi ed sections for selling, buying, job hunting, and much more – claiming that she was looking for a job in the area. Out of the responses that she received, two were very similar in what they wanted. The rst e-mail that she received noti ed her that a Palm Beach resident was looking for housekeeper. Upon showing interest, the other party told Harris that they were going to send her a check for $2,000, and that if she would cash the check, she could keep $300, given that she sent the remaining money back. Harris received the check shortly after via Fedex. The second e-mail that she received was very similar, as someone in Palm Beach needed somebody to look after their sick sister. They told Harris that they would allow her to keep $1,050 out of a $3,850 check that they wanted her to cash, which she received shortly after. Harris explained to of cers that she knew that the checks were scams, and was simply not going to send any of the money back to the subjects sending who sent her the checks. Harris was arrested for fraud and larceny. Tables Turn in Craigslist Scam

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BY TIMOTHY SAENZ Special to e Clewiston NewsSophomore Anessa Leyva takes her A-game to the state’s tennis championships in Sanford the week of April 15. The Clewiston High School tennis team’s number one position player captured the district championship of number one seeds last week with a 7-6, 6-0 victory over Catherine Katz of Suncoast. The competition only thickens from here. Unlike USTA tournaments, high school tennis features competitors of various strengths. That will not be the case in Sanford, where only team and individual district champions will congregate for the top prize in Class 2A play. However, Leyva remains undaunted. She plans to bring her aggressive playing style, razor sharp focus, and USTA experience to bear on her opponents. “I like to dictate the point and nd out the opportunities to move forward. I prefer offense to defense,” the otherwise humble and mature Leyva says. “I have a powerful serve – it’s accurate and powerful – so I can start the point aggressively. It’s rst strike tennis.” That’s ‘ rst strike’ as in ‘nuke ‘em before they nuke you.’ Leyva will use her forehand before her backhand. If she’s in a crosscourt rally, she’s usually the one to change the direction of the ball. She’ll hit it down the line to make her opponent run, but the ball will bounce out of the opponent’s reach. Just ask her opponents how aggressive, accurate, and powerful she is. In two years, Leyva has won every high school match she’s played. She’s only lost one set. Leyva blistered archrival LaBelle’s number one position player, Dusty Catala, twice this year: 6-1, 6-0 and 8-1 in a limited pro set. Leyva does have an Achilles heel, though. Points that take too long to earn frustrate her. She doesn’t want to take three or four shots to win. “You feel like [the point] should be over so you can relax,” she said. She is working to overcome that weakness in her game with repetitive practices, some of which emphasize taking away the movement from players who like to drag out the contest. Leyva says that movement is the strength of such players. They like to hit the ball on the run. Leyva will counteract that by giving them the ball back. Her counter halts or restricts the opponent’s movement. “If they keep moving, they’re comfortable; if I make them stop, if I give them the ball back, I have to wait a bit longer to be aggressive,” she explains. “Then I nish the point when I want to.” Leyva is adding more shots to her repertoire as well, working on nesse shots that require more touch and more control. And she wants to be more consistent. As individualistic as tennis can be, a team approach has certainly helped Leyva become what she is today: a rising, standout player. She heaps credit on her mom and dad, who got her started playing tennis and nurtured her development. Mom has driven her everywhere. She credits her academy coach for the development of her game. And Leyva singles out her high school coach, Josh Groves, for keeping her encouraged and focused. Leyva’s mother, Lenette, has seen the difference and growth. “I tell her to take it match by match. You have to win one before you can get to the next one,” Lenette Leyva said. “She can compete with anybody there. She’s had the technical skills, but now she’s developing the strategies and the mental toughness it takes to win it all.” Tiger Tennis Champ Heads to State Tournament 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 COURTESY PHOTOClewiston High School tennis player Anessa Leyva gets ready to serve during a practice session. action, struck the SUV, the front left portion of the Murano striking the right rear portion of the Explorer. With the Explorer traveling in a clockwise direction after the initial impact, the Murano hit it a second time, with its driver unable to maintain control of the vehicle. The Explorer launched into the grassy median, overturning and ejecting the female passenger. The Murano also overturned and came to a stop on the grassy median. After being ejected from her vehicle, Martha Pardo was pronounced deceased at the scene. The two children in the Explorer suffered only minor injuries, while the driver was treated for more serious injuries. Martha was the only passenger in the vehicle who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. Meanwhile, the driver of the Murano suffered serious injuries, while her passenger suffered only minor injuries. Victims were transported to Hendry Regional Medical Center and Lee Memorial. FHP reports that charges may be led pending the completion of their investigation. ACCIDENTContinued  1

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2 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 S o u t h C e n t r a l F l o r i d a C a r C l u b w e l c o m e s e n t h u s i a s t s South Central Florida Car Club welcomes enthusiastsThe South Central Florida Car Club (SCFCC) was started in 2006. The idea of the club was a collaboration of Tom Corbitt and his son and a few others from the Hendry and Glades County area. The club has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years. The group now has over 45 members, these members own over 200 classic and vintage cars and trucks. Members now come from LaBelle, Moore Haven, Lehigh, Alva, Ft. Myers, Clewiston and Cape Coral along with many part time residents. This is a very diverse group of car enthusiasts. Members certainly run the gamut. Owners h ave rat rods, vintage, muscle car, foreign, classic, concept cars, trucks and new, modern, showroom fresh cars. Both men and women enjoy being involved in this club. There are no age limits for the group— all you h ave to do is like cars. A big welcome is extended to all auto enthusiasts. Why, heck, you don’t even need to own a car—you just h ave to like them! SCFCC meets the third Tuesday of each month from September through June, in Barron Park on State Road 29 N. in LaBelle. The park is tucked in alongside the Caloosahatchee River, near the base of the draw bridge. It is lled with many grand old live oaks. The club hosts what it calls Hot Rides & Hot Dogs in the Park from 5-8 p.m. They grill up some pretty great hot dogs, served with all kinds of xings, along with drinks, chips and usually some kind of sweets. Everyone is welcome to come out and join them under the covered pavilion. Bring your ride, bring a friend and enjoy a night of great food and conversation. One of the biggest things the SCFCC is known for is the Annual Legends of the Road Super Cruise and Show. This event is held annually in conjunction with the world renowned Swamp Cabbage Festival. The car show is held in the old historical district of LaBelle, adjacent to Barron Park, just steps away from the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. This event has grown over the years into a rst class event. Show goers not only are able to attend a great show, but they are within a holler of the “infamous” Armadillo Races held in Barron Park. While there they can partake in consuming the heart of the state tree of Florida, the Sable Palm, also known as Swamp Cabbage. It is served up fried into fritters, boiled and stewed and even made into relish. There are numerous handicraft vendors under the majestic live oaks for guests to visit. The bandstand has continuous live acts during the day, ranging from old fashion cloggers to top-name music stars playing for your entertainment. The event is held the last full weekend of February annually. The Legends of the Road Super Cruise and Show is a major fundraiser for the club. Annually, the club selects a di erent civic group to support by their fundraising e orts. In the past they h ave donated to the Humane Society and the Hendry-Glades Woman’s Crisis Center. The past few years their main focus has been the Veterans Memorial Park in LaBelle. SCFCC was one of the rst groups to step up and donate some of the seed money to get this park started and has proudly donated funds to help with the maintenance of the park over the past few years. For 2013, they h ave chosen once again the Veterans Memorial Park, as well as LaBelle Little League, Olivia Luckey and her Church Mission Project as benefactors of the 7th Annual Legends of the Road Show and Super Cruise. The SCFCC also has two other pet projects. In November and December of each year, members collect canned goods and toys for the Salvation Army to help the needy. At the November Cruise-In they collected over 100 food items to donate. At the Christmas holiday Cruise-In they collected numerous toys and food items for area families. There is such a need, they are glad to be able to help out even more families this past year, than they h ave in the past. The South Central Florida Car Club welcomes you to come out, pull up a bench, sit a spell, and join in the conversation. They will feed ya well, at one of their monthly Cruise-Ins. Families are always welcome—lots of room for the kids to play in the park safely. Bike riders are welcome too—they love to see everyone swing in and join them. If you need information or direc-Courtesy photo/ South Central Florida Car Club T h e l i v e o a k t r e e s o f B a r r o n P a r k m a k e a s c e n i c b a c k d r o p f o r a S o u t h C e n t r a l The live oak trees of Barron Park make a scenic backdrop for a South Central F l o r i d a C a r C l u b s h o w Florida Car Club show.tions, call one of the o cers, Ellen Beers at 863-634-9875 or D ave Gipson at 239728-6596.

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4 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 C a r c l u b s g r o w i n g i n p o p u l a r i t y i n F l o r i d a Car clubs growing in popularity in FloridaAmericans love their cars. For most Floridians, a car is a necessity for daily transportation. For some, a car represents the freedom of the open road and the adventure of travel. For others, a car is a status symbol. Young people may see their rst car as proof they are entering the adult world. The American automobile culture includes car clubs—groups of individuals who gather to share their love of the automobile with other enthusiasts and host car shows. Some clubs specialize in particular models, such as Ford Mustangs or Corvettes. Others concentrate on classic cars manufactured during a particular time period. There are clubs for owners of Lowrider vehicles and clubs for people who build their own “kit cars.” Some clubs are open to anyone and everyone who loves cars—even if you don’t currently own one. The clubs host “drive in” gatherings— often at restaurants—as well as cruise nights and car shows. They also proudly show o their vehicles in local parades. Many car club events are fundraisers for local charities. Members often post photos and discuss their cars on facebook pages and blogs. Area car clubs include the following. • South Central Car Club meets in LaBelle (see story page 2). For more information, call 239-564-2002. • Big Lake Cruisers in Clewiston is a group of classic car enthusiasts (see story page 5). They meet once a month to discuss any business and talk about cars. For more information see www. biglakecruiserscarclub.com. • Caloosahatchee Corvette Cruisers is a membership for Corvette enthusiasts living in Hendry, Glades and East Lee County. Their goal is to promote and enjoy their Corvettes as well as each other. Activities consist of cruise-ins, caravans, car shows and partaking in charitable events whenever possible. The only requirement is that you own a Corvette and like to h ave a g ood time with others like you. For more information, contact Armando Sampedro at 561-248-5404. Chobee Cruisers in Okeechobee is open to all vehicles—everything from custom, antique, hotrod to ratrod. For more information, contact Chris at 863-697-8721.  Kryptec Customs is based in Okeechobee and is open to those with modern vehicles. For more information, contact Jeremy at 863-447-5213.  Savage Car Club is a new car club in Okeechobee. For more information, nd Savage Car Club on Facebook.• Custom Dreams is a Lowrider Car Club in Okeechobee listed on the 2013 National Lowrider Club Registry. For more information online, go to www. lowridermagazine.com. Xtreme Lowz is a mini truck club with a local chapter based in West Palm Beach. For more information, go to XtremeLowz. com.• AACA Palm Beach Region in Lake Worth is a club dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and enjoyment of not only antique cars, but all cars. Members are not required to own an antique car, but only to share the love of automobiles. The club has members from all over Palm Beach County and get together monthly for social gatherC a r c l u b s g r o w i n g i n p o p u l a r i t y i n F l o r i d a Car clubs growing in popularity in Florida ings, meetings, and car shows. For more information, contact Orlando Hernandez, web master, at 561-543-8691. • Gulfshore Mustang Club in Lehigh Acres is a chartered regional club of Mustang Club of America serving Lee and Collier counties. They h ave several family oriented events including shows, cruises, picnics, seminars, etc. Their primary charity endeavor is Big Brothers Big Sisters. For more information, contact Minette Langston at 239-8391135. • Monarchs in West Palm Beach is a club that started in Long Island, New York in 1955. It is open to all auto enthusiasts. There are no dues, no rules, just car talk and fun. For more information contact “Sal,” founding member at 561635-9982. • Palm Beach Muscle Car Association is an open car club for any and all American Muscle Cars! Ford, GM, Dodge, AMC, etc. There are no annual dues. For more information contact John Zeilinga, president, at 561-756-3063. • PBC Classics Car Club, is a new Palm Beach County Car Club. They accept all types of cars and are an easy/relaxed group of people. For more information, contact Jean Lopane at 561-704-0669. • South East Rods & Customs is a southeast Florida club based in West Palm Beach. They host the monthly Abacoa Town Center Cruise In and Parade, and the proceeds from all events are donated to local charities. For more information online, go to www.serodsncustoms.com. • South Florida Hot Rides Car Club hosts meetings, car shows and cruiseins in South Florida. For more information online go to www.south oridahotrides.com. Some information for this article came from http://www. acarshows. com/, www.crusinsouth orida.com and www.carshow nder.com. Courtesy photo/ Rockin’ Rod Car Show The annual Rockin’ Rod Car Show & Swamp Meet is a fundraising for ARC of Okeechobee. This year’s event is planned for Oct. 19, 2013.

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5 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Big Lake Cruisers are based in ClewistonCLEWISTON—Big Lake Cruisers is a small group of car collectors and enthusiasts. They also welcome owners of motorcycles as many of our members h ave both a classic and a motorcycle. They do not require that you currently own a car or motorcycle to be a member. They do require that you h ave a love and appreciation of the classic or collectible automobiles and/or motorcycles. Any member of the club can propose you for membership. Membership is $30 per year. The price is the same regardless if you are a single or a family. Dues run from Jan. 1 thru Dec. 31 of each year. They typically run a special on membership July 1 through December 31 which means that if you join during this time, you pay half-price membership dues till the end of the year. Then the following year, your dues go back to $30. Club meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of every month. The meeting site has been moved to a club member’s home/shop at 708 E. Alverdez Ave. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. If you want to attend a meeting, to just check it out, we ask that they contact one of the o cers listed on the home page so they can put you on the meeting agenda. During the year, the club tries to attend other cruise nights and various car shows and host other club events, such as a picnic. Our annual fundraiser is the Sugar Festival Rod Run with most of the proceeds going to our scholarship program which bene ts two graduates of Clewiston High School each year. Club o cers are: President Doug Cooper, 863-228-0117; Vice-President Mel Lumpkin, 863-983-7050; and, Secretary Sissie Lumpkin, 863-983-7050. For more information online go to www.biglakecruisers.com. Courtesy photo/ Rockin’ Road Car ShowCar shows often have trophies for the best in each category as well as some special awards. Many local car shows raise money for charities. The Rockin’ Rod Car Show & Swap Meet bene ts ARC of Okeechobee. Courtesy photoOwners of vintage cars like to show off their vehicles at area parades, such at the Speckled Perch Festival Parade in downtown Okeechobee. Clubs often participate in parades as a group.

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6 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Area festivals and special events... 1 0 10 t h th A n n u a l L O S T B i k e R i d e Annual LOST Bike RideOKEECHOBEE—Rotary’s 10th Annual L.O.S.T. (Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail) Bike Ride will be on April 20, starting at 8 a.m. The L.O.S.T. is a great trek for people of all ages, skills and abilities. With rides of 12, 20, 40 and 54 miles as well as a 5K walk, there is something for everyone. The L.O.S.T. trail itself is world-renowned for its stunning vistas and numerous forms of wildlife. It has become a worldwide destination for bird watching and world class shing. This great fundraising event promises to be fun for all. All entrants are provided a goody-bag with a commemorative t-shirt and much more. There is a BBQ meal provided afterwards for all entrants as well as a 50/50 and a ra e with a lots of great prizes. All proceeds bene t the charities of the Rotary Club of Okeechobee. For more information, email OkeechobeeRotary@live.com or call Center State Bank at 863-763-5573. S u g a r F e s t i v a l Sugar FestivalCLEWISTON—The Clewiston Sugar Festival, an annual celebration of the end of the sugar cane harvest for Hendry County, will make a big return this year, with entertainment featuring such acts as: The Farm, Shane Duncan and Alter Eagles. The festival activities start on Thursday, April 18, with Seminole Heritage Day at the Clewiston Museum. The main events will be held April 19 and 20 in the heart of the city across from the Clewiston Inn and the U.S. Sugar campus. Festival events will include: Arts and crafts, food booths, a 5K run/walk, alligator wrestling demonstrations, a kids fun park area, Big Lake Cruisers Classic Car Show, the Sweet Taste of Sugar recipe contest, hospital bed races and the Raisin’ Cane Rodeo. This year’s festival promises to be another excellent event, with the support of several sponsors including the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the U.S. Sugar Corporation. For more information online go to www.clewistonsugarfestival.com. B l a c k G o l d J u b i l e e Black Gold JubileeBELLE GLADE—The 35th Annual Black Gold Jubilee Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at the Torry Island Recreation Center in Belle Glade. The event kicks o with a 5K Walk/Run at 7:30 a.m., to be followed by all-day free children’s activities, rides, games, and a dunk tank. For the adults, food booths and arts and craft features the best in local cuisine and art. Rounding out the activities are photography displays, car show, volleyball tournament and a corn-eating contest. This year, the festival will be marking the return of its famous reworks celebration, which will be held at dusk. For more information, nd the Black Gold Jubilee on Facebook, or contact the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce at 561-996-2745. T h e P l a n e t s The PlanetsFORT PIERCE—The Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium will present the galactic show, “The Planets.” In a recorded narration by Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway of “Star Trek: Voyager”), Mulgrew takes the audience on a grand tour of the solar system and visits to Earth’s neighboring worlds. See a comet collide with Jupiter! Fly along the Mariner Valley, the Grand Canyon of Mars, and stand at the edge of the 10 mile-high ice cli s of Uranus’ moon, Miranda. Travel to far ung Pluto and out to the distant realms of other solar systems in this exciting show. The Planets will be presented on April 19 & 20, May 17 & 18, and June 14 & 15. Planetarium show times are Friday evenings at 7 and 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 1 and 2 p.m. Tickets are $3 each and may be purchased at the IRSC Box Of ce at the McAlpin Fine Arts Center or by calling 1-800-220-9915 with VISA, Discover, American Express, or MasterCard or visit www.irsc.edu. Planetarium shows are recommended for adults and for children over the age of four. The Hallstrom planetarium’s temperature is maintained at 72 degrees and visitors may want to bring a light jacket or sweater. B a l l o o n s O v e r P a r a d i s e Balloons Over ParadiseIMMOKALEE—Seminole Casino Immokalee will bring its 2nd Annual “Balloons Over Paradise” Festival to the Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch Immokalee on April 20-21, starting at 6 a.m. daily. This celebration of ight features more than 40 custom hot air balloons and plenty of fun for the whole family including tethered balloon rides, live music by award-winning performers, food vendors, art showcase, children’s activities, carnival games, acrobatic kite demonstrations, classic car show, demonstrations by agility dogs and more. Admission is free to the allages festival. The Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch is located at 1195 S.R. 29 in Immokalee. The colorful balloons kick o each morning with an illuminated light show to orchestral music. Festival goers can walk among the balloons as they in ate for a mass ascension into the sky. Specialty balloons include Sugar Bear, Ella “phant” and a ying globe. Attendees will enjoy a great line-up of activities, all to the sounds of a variety of bands. On Saturday, April 20, pop-rocker Eddie Money will perform his greatest hits. During the late ’70s, Money had a handful of album rock hits and wound up crossing over into the Top 40 with songs like “Baby Hold On” and “Maybe I’m a Fool.” During the early ’80s, he began to make funny narrative videos, which became staples on early MTV and made “Shakin” and “Think I’m in Love” hits. 1986’s Can’t Hold Back featured the hit “Take Me Home Tonight” and “I Wanna Go Back,” making the album a Top 10 smash. In 1988, Money followed the album with Nothing to Lose, which featured the Top 10 “Walk on Water.” Two years later, “Peace in Our Time,” taken from the 1989 Greatest Hits: The Sound of Money, reached No. 11. Children will join in on the fun with storytelling, bounce houses and a climbing wall. Food vendors will be on hand with Amish donuts, kettle corn, crepes and great grilled hamburgers, hot dogs and sausage. Attendees will also enjoy funnel cakes, cotton candy and other treats. Parking is free. Pets and coolers are not permitted. For more information, go to seminolecasinoevents.com. B l u e g r a s s B l u e b e r r y F e s t i v a l Bluegrass Blueberry FestivalThe third annual Avon Park Bluegrass Blueberry Festival, sponsored by Avon Park Rotary Club, will be held April 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rotary Building, 20 S. Verona Avenue in Avon Park. For information, see the web site at www. aprotaryblueberryfestival.com. E l v i s F e s t i v a l Elvis FestivalINVERNESS—A new festival this year is the Elvis Festival set for April 26-28 at the Historic Citrus County Court House, one Courthouse Square, Inverness. Festival events will include award-winning Elvis impersonator, Ted Torres; Elvis Concert Under the stars; “When Elvis came to town” live on stage; and karaoke. For more information, go to www.elvisin orida.com or call 352-3341-6427 or 352-341-6436. A r t s h o w a t D o l l y H a n d C e n t e r Art show at Dolly Hand CenterBELLE GLADE—The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center’s spacious Grand Hall often plays home to visual art exhibits by local artists. Exhibits take place in conjunction with Guest Artist Series performances. The Grand Hall is open Monday Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to noon and one hour before all performances. Other viewing times available upon request. To inquire about exhibiting artwork in the Grand Hall, contact Leigh Woodham at 561-993-1160. April 16, the gallery will feature paintings by The Glades Art Group. From April 18-May 14, the gallery will feature Artwork from VSA Florida—sPalm Beach County.

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2012 / 2013 1977 College Drive | Belle Glade THE LAND OF OZBUY TICKETS @ www.dollyhand.org BOX OFFICE 561.993.1160 The Wizard of Oz Street Beat, Inc. 2013-2014 SNEAK PEEK!All dates, artists and programs subject to change. Atlantic City Boys Golden Dragon Acrobats Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre in Sleeping BeautyŽ Flipside: The Patti Page Story Redneck Tenors UnpluggedŽ Hair I Wish for all Time Celebrating the Genius of Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder Rhythm of the Dance The Aluminum Show The Doo-Wah Riders 7 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Car Shows and Cruise InsUpcoming area car shows include: • Bikefest Okeechobee will include a Classic, Custom and Antique Car Show on April 13 and 14 at the Cypress Hut Eagles #4609, 4701 U.S. Highway 441 S.E. in Okeechobee. There will be trophies for rst, second and third places. For more information, call Jessie at 863-261-4498. • The Clewiston Sugar Festival Rod Run will be held April 20 at the Sugar Festival in downtown Clewiston. The car show is open to all makes, years, models of cars and trucks. All trophies will be the legendary “home made” models and there will be multiple door prizes, ra es, and trophies. Proceeds go to the Clewiston High School Scholarship Fund. The Big Lake Cruisers Car Club will host Welcome Party on Friday, April 19, at the Roland Martin Marina, 920 E. Del Monte Ave., Clewiston, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. All car show participants are welcome and this year they will feature a Cat sh Fry w/baked beans, coleslaw, etc., along with traditional hot dogs and other excellent pot-luck dishes provided by the Big Lake Cruisers. Pre Registration is $20 and $25 Day of Show. For Registration Forms go to WWW.biglakecruiserscarclub.com. FREE NSRA Safety Inspections will be available. For more information, contact Doug Cooper, President of the Big Lake Cruisers at 863-228-0117. • Silver Palms RV Resort Classic Car Show (pictured agove) held their rst car show recently and plan to make it an annual event at Silver Palms in Okeechobee. The next show will be in early Spring, 2014. For more information, contact Butch at 304-743-1969 or Jim at 209-601-2000. • Custom Sights & Sounds Cruise In is held the rst Saturday of each month starting around 6:30 p.m. at 1811 S. Parrott Avenue. This is a free, family-friendly event. All types of vehicles are welcome. For more information, call Eric Vonderau at 863-357-2199. • The ARC of Okeechobee Rockin’ Rod Car Show & Swap Meet is planned for Oct. 19, 2013 in Okeechobee. For more information, contact Jeannie Bramlett, event chair, at 863-261-6594 or Chris McArthur, event vice-chair at 863-697-8721.Do you talk to your car?Results from the latest Alliance of Automobile Manufacturer’s Auto Index shows Americans h ave a deep relationship with cars. Only 20 percent of respondents reported having no emotional attachment to their car, leaving the remaining 80 percent liking or loving their vehicle. The poll found that 41 percent of young drivers (18-29) name their cars. Women (47 percent) and Democrats (45 percent) are more likely to talk to their cars. Of those polled, 72 percent believe others judge you by the kind of car you drive.

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8 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 PERFORMING ARTS Hosted by First United Methodist Church For Info, Call James Dawson, 863.447.2715*Prize money could increase or decrease based on number of entries Entry Fee Two DivisionsCash or Check only Singles $50 4 Person Team $200 1st Place Singles$1,000*1st Place (4) Person Team $1,500*Cash and prizes for 2nd, 3rd and 4th place singles and teams Lucky Lanes1465 Hwy 441 SE Okeechobee 2013 Okeechobee Bowling OpenQualifying Squads: Friday 4pm, 6pm, and 8pmApril 26 27 Finals begin Saturday at 12pm Open to ALL BOWLERS!Check in times start 1 hour prior to each squadPlays, concerts, dancing & more... T a p TapBELLE GLADE— Most people tap their feet when they hear music, but some people make music by tapping their feet. TAP The Show is a powerhouse production, celebrating the artistry of tap dance from around the globe. “TAP The Show” is fueled by a non-stop explosion of rhythmic energy. Wrapped in dazzling costumes and backed by a soaring orchestral score, this cast of award-winning dancers and singers travels seamlessly over decades of styles from Broadway and big band to world music and pop/rock. Each section brings to life iconic tap moments of the past and creates brand new moments that amaze audiences. Included in this extravaganza are recreations of some of your favorite Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly numbers, Broadway showstoppers, smooth and sultry soft shoe, amenco, tribal, Irish step and more. Sing along and tap into the beat as you tap your feet with TAP The Show on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 pm at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center at Palm Beach State College in Belle Glade. For ticket information, call the box o ce at 561-993-1160 or visit www.dollyhand.org. W i z a r d o f O z Wizard of OzBELLE GLADE—The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center will present “The Wizard of Oz” Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Come see local stars perform as The Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center for its 19th annual production! That nasty tornado carries Dorothy and her canine pal Toto from the friendly con nes of her Kansas home to a fabled fantasy of mystery and magic in the land of Oz. With the help of the Munchkins and Glinda herself, our young Miss Gale and her loyal pooch join forces with the dancing Scarecrow, the romantic Tin Man and, of course, the everpopular Cowardly Lion. O they go down the Yellow Brick Road—sidestepping Winkies and a Wicked Witch—on their perilous journey to nd the Wizard and ask for his help. Following the 11 a.m. performance, enjoy refreshments and lots of fun activities sponsored by the Bank of Belle Glade and Glades Area Branches of the Palm Beach County Library System. Parents, bring your cameras for this event which is included in the price of admission. The box o ce is located at the southeastern corner of the building, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade which is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to noon. The box o ce also opens one hour prior to performances. For more information, call the box o ce at 561-993-1160. S t r e e t B e a t I n c Street Beat, Inc.BELLE GLADE—Street Beat, Inc. will perform at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade, on Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. Founded in 1996 by Kenneth & Nerissa Jackson, Street Beat Inc. (SBI) is critically acclaimed for its e orts to train youth to become self-reliant, by focusing on personal development through discipline and the arts. SBI’s Choreographer/ Artistic Director, Shanique Scott creates choreography that infuses Hip-Hop, Ballet, Jazz, and Lyrical movements to the latest contemporary gospel tunes. For more information, call the box o ce at 561-993-1160. T w y l a T h a r p o n T h e C r e a t i v e Twyla Tharp on The Creative H a b i t Habit FORT PIERCE—Since graduating from Barnard College in 1963, Twyla Tharp has choreographed more than one hundred thirty ve dances, ve Hollywood movies and directed and choreographed four Broadway shows. In 1965, Ms. Tharp founded her dance company, Twyla Tharp Dance. Her dances are known for creativity, wit and technical precision coupled with a streetwise nonchalance. Ms. Tharp’s work rst appeared on Broadway in 1980 with “When We were Very Young,” followed by her collaboration with David Byrne on “The Catherine Wheel” and then “Singin’ in the Rain.” In 2002, her dance musical “Movin’ Out” set to the music and lyrics of Billy Joel, received, among other awards, the 2003 Tony Award for Best Choreography. In lm, she has collaborated with director Milos Forman on “Hair,” “Ragtime,” and “Amadeus.” Ms. Tharp wrote her autobiography, “Push Comes to Shove,” in 1992 and went on to write “The Creative Habit: Learn it and Use it for Life,” followed by “The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together.” She will speak at Indian River State College on Friday, April 12, at 4 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Indian River State College Box o ce at 1-800-220-9915. C h o i r a n d W i n d E n s e m b l e Choir and Wind EnsembleFORT PIERCE—The Indian River State College Choir and Wind Ensemble will present “The Golden Age of Broadway” and “Music of Inspiration” on April 18 at 8 p.m., April 19 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and April 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the McAlpin Theatre, 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. For ticket information, call the IRSC Box O ce at 772-462-4750 or 1-800-220-9915.



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BY SAVANNAH ROUNDSWhat really struck me was that at night, when all of the lights were out and the luminarias were burning, you could see the re ection of the V on our shirts from the moons light. And I knew. Shes here. And I hope she would be proud. When Kathy Irey took her rst steps at the Relay For Life, held at Clewiston High School on April 5, she was not ghting against cancer for a loved one who is still here, but rather taking a stand for her loved ones who have already passed away. Vonita died in June, explained Kathy. I just felt like I had to honor her somehow. She did so much for this community and taught so many people. Kathy and Vonita taught together for 16 years, in which time they formed a bond that they knew would last forever. When you work that closely with someone, they become a part of you, said Kathy. And then theyre not there anymore To honor Vonitas memory, Kathy put together fundraisers that were held in a variety of different ways throughout Clewiston: a spaghetti dinner at the First United Methodist Church, allowing teachers to wear jeans for a week for a $5 donation, hosting put a lid on cancer day which allowed student to wear a hat to school for one dollar and much more. All of the money that was raised goes directly to DRIVE A NEW 2013 ESCAPE SE FOR ONLY $209 PER MONTH*24 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $3149 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction. *Stock #13t178. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $750 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 04/30/13. BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZAOne woman died in a tragic accident a few miles west of Clewiston yesterday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 37-year-old Clewiston woman died after being ejected from her vehicle moments after another vehicle struck it from behind. A drivers failure to see the car ahead of its own is being faulted for causing the accident. The accident happened shortly after noon on Thursday, April 3, on U.S. 27, west of County Road 720. A family of four people occupied a 2004 Ford Explorer as it approached Clewiston. Inside were Clewiston residents Francisco Pardo Garcia, 42, who was driving, Martha Pardo, his passenger, and two boys, ages four and one. Just behind the Explorer, heading in the same direction, was a 2009 Nissan Murano driven by Berta Alicia Villafuerte, 27, and passenger Melissa Kay Bryant, 27, both from Moore Haven. According to FHP, Villafuerte failed to observe the Explorer in front of her and, when attempting to take evasive BY SAVANNAH ROUNDSLong time head football coach for Glades Day school, Pete Walker, has of cially accepted the position as head coach for Clewiston High School (CHS). Walker, who grew up in Clewiston and played football at CHS, explained that he feels very welcome back in Clewiston and is happy to be in his hometown again. This is a great opportunity for me. Ive always wanted to be back here, said Walker. I love Clewiston and its people. Walker was involved in football at an early age, though he did not realize his passion for coaching until he was out of high school. Once I went to college, I decided that I was going to get into coaching and teaching, said Walker. Its a great opportunity to make a difference and mold young men. Walker, who was head coach at Glades Day for 10 years, realizes the challenges of playing football, but is not worried about his transition to Clewiston. Having previously coached at CHS for a short period, he knows the ins-and-outs of the town and its people. Ive always loved the game of football and know that it can truly make a difference. I realize that hard work, dedication, and team work can make a difference, said Walker. When asked how he heard about the open position, Walker explained Fatal Accident in Clewiston Pete Walker Leaves Glades Day for CHS Lighting the Way to a Cure PHOTO / ASHLEY SMITHPictured walking in the Relay for Life are relatives of Vonita Mack: Sulema, Liam and Knox, who support the ght against cancer in her honor. SEE RELAY 13 SEE COACH 8 SEE ACCIDENT 20 You could see the re ection of the V on our shirts from the moons light. And I knew. Shes here. And I hope she would be proud.Kathy Irey

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Brought to you by Big Cypress Council Rep. Manuel Mondo Tiger and CommunityJunior Cypress Rodeo GroundsBig Cypress Seminole Reservation BLACKJACK BILLY MORGAN FRAZIER OSCEOLA BROTHERS THE TY REDD GANGFestivities start at 10:00AM. Concert $35, starts at 5:30PM. MAY 3 Gates Open9:30AM Event ScheduleJunior Cypress Rodeo Grounds Big Cypress Seminole ReservationFRIDAY, MAY 3, 201310:00AM GRAND ENTRY Blessing, S.P.D. Color Guard, National Anthem performed by Tori Osceola, Flag Song performed by Central Plains Dance Group, Seminole Tribe Stomp Dancers, welcome by officials.10:30AM CLOTHING CONTEST Tribal Members (seniors & infants) Divisions: 1. Old & Modern Traditional (Female & Male) 2. Contemporary & Jackets (Female & Male) Categories: Diamond Seniors (69+), Golden Seniors (62-68), Seniors (55-61), Infants (0-1), Toddlers (2-4)11:30AM OKALEE VILLAGE GATOR & CRITTER SHOW 12:30PM GORDON WAREHAM Seminole Artist and Flutist 1:00PM SEMINOLE TRIBE TRADITIONAL STOMP DANCERS1:30PM CENTRAL PLAINS DANCERS 3:30PM COWBONE BAND 5:30PM THE TY REDD GANG 6:15PM OSCEOLA BROTHERS 6:50PM MORGAN FRAZIER 7:30PM BLACKJACK BILLY 8:30PM10:00PM FIREWORKS SHOWSATURDAY, MAY 4, 201310:00AM GRAND ENTRY Blessing, S.P.D. Color Guard, National Anthem performed by Tori Osceola, Flag Song performed by Central Plains Dance Group, Seminole Tribe Stomp Dancers, welcome by officials.10:30AM CLOTHING CONTEST Tribal Members (seniors & infants) Divisions: 1. Old & Modern Traditional (Female & Male) 2. Contemporary & Jackets (Female & Male) Categories: Children (5-7, 8-11), Teens (12-17), Adults (18-25, 26-35, 36-54)11:30AM OKALEE VILLAGE LIVE GATOR & CRITTER SHOW12:30PM GORDON WAREHAM Seminole Artist and Flutist1:00PM SEMINOLE TRIBE TRADITIONAL STOMP DANCERS1:30PM CENTRAL PLAINS DANCERS 3:30PM COWBONE BAND www.bigcypresscelebration.com www.ticketmaster.com 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013

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Memorial Blood DriveThere will be a memorial blood drive in honor of Doberti Sanchez on Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sugarland Plaza. Annual Medical Mission Trip to NicaraguaJuly 2013 will be the fth year that many volunteers have traveled to Nicaragua to provide medical care and medications to needy families, along with Vacation Bible School for hundreds of children. All proceeds raised from this golf tournament will help to nancially support our medical mission work in Nicaragua. Support this great cause at the Clewiston Golf and County Club on April 6 at 8 a.m. There is a cost; lunch, goody bags, and prizes are included. Additional ways you can help: Charitable contributions Childrens tooth brushes and toothpaste Crayons and coloring books Medical supplies such as gloves, gauze, band-aids, medical tape, cold compress, and alcohol wipes. You can send all donations to the Clewiston Community Presbyterian Church, which is located at 407 Royal Palm Ave. For more information, please call 863-8732547.Class of 1983 Reunion The Class of 1983 is having their 30 Year Reunion scheduled for April 19 through 21, coinciding with the Sugar Festival. For more information, please email classof83_chs@yahoo.com or view their Facebook page. All class members who are planning on attending should send their contact information to Lisa Mason at 863-228-3768 or Alina Suarez Sherman at 863-983-6226. If any CHS alumni from classes of to would like to attend, please contact the people listed above.Wonder Woman or Just Wonderful?Womens Spring Retreat is open to all women on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Stitt Ranch located at 4513 US Hwy. 27. Bring your Bible, lawn chair, hat, sunscreen, and a friend or two. A $10 donation to help cover lunch and expenses appreciated. Sponsored by WINGS Women IN Gods Service. For more information, please call 863-983-5269.Garden ClubInstead of their regular monthly meeting, the Clewiston Garden Club will be going on a eld trip to Pattys Blueberry Patch in Muse, Florida on Thursday, April 18. Please be at the Clewiston Museum parking lot by 9 a.m. For more information, please contact either Christine at 863-6731179 or Francis at 863-677-0105.2013 Sweet Taste of SugarThis year we have more opportunities, more prizes, and a Sweet Taste Sampling, where people can have a chance to taste many of the entries. Every cook who submits an entry will get a free ticket to participate in the sampling. Entries can be dropped off at the Balboa Road entrance in the parking/tent area. Also, this year, you can enter as many times as you would like to in each category. Recipes should be turned in before Friday, April 5. Bring your prepared entry to the tent by the city pool between 8 and 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Each entry must have sugar in the recipe. Awards will be made at the main stage on the day of the Sugar Festival, starting at 10 a.m. For more information, please contact Betty Griswold at 810-429-3316.Christian Fellowship ScholarshipThe Clewiston Ministerial Association is offering three $500 scholarships, open to any Clewiston area graduating High School Student who attends or is active in a local church, ministry, or Christian Fellowship. The student must be planning to attend a college, trade school, or institute of higher learning. Absolute deadline is May 22. Earlier applications are welcome. Applications are available at local churches, by emailing ClewistonPastors@aol.com, or by calling 863983-5269.Chemical Dependence Anonymous MeetingsChemical Dependence Anonymous (CDA) meetings are being held on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., at Clewiston Gospel Ministries Church, located at 6800 Flaghole Road. This is a 12-step program for drugs and alcohol. If you would like to know more about this group, please contact Gene at 863-983-4437.540 Hours of VPKApply now for your four year old to be placed in a lottery for a school-year, full day Pre-Kindergarten opportunity to be held at two district school sites. For more information, please call 863-674-4108 or 863-983-1508. Application packets can be picked up at 475 E. Osceola in Clewiston or at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Children must turn four years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. Applications must be completed by May 31.CHS Class Reunion Attention Class of as the 10-year class reunion approaches we are asking all graduates to please contact Dana Jo Alley-Vallejo at 863-599-1718 or by email at chs.classof2003@ yahoo.com with your contact information. The reunion is scheduled for Saturday, June 22. Please help us contact all of our classmates by passing this information along.Free Foreclosure AssistanceThe Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc is offering free foreclosure assistance. For more information, please call 561-6558944, ext. 326.AA MeetingsThere will be AA meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m., held at St. Martins Church at 207 N. W.C. Owen in Clewiston. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Pine warblers are a common wood warbler found in many eastern pine forests, but are rarely seen away from their pine habitat. They breed in southern Canada, the eastern half of the United States, and the Bahamas. These birds are found year-round in most of Florida with their numbers increasing in the winter due to the in ux of migratory birds from their northern range. Pine Warblers are yellowish birds with olive backs, whitish bellies, and pale sides of their neck. They have two prominent white wingbars on their gray wings. Adult males are brighter than the female and immature birds, which can appear to be gray-brown. These birds dont have the strong patterns of other warblers. Their face can have a pale eye ring connected to a pale strip in front of the eye. The oldest Pine Warbler in captivity lived to be six years old. The Pine Warbler is one of few North American songbirds that sing year round. Males sing a fast trill of 10 to 30 simple whistled notes usually on one pitch. Males and females will make sharp, short call notes. A rattle call is made when they are defending their territory. They make sounds when they snap their stout bills at each other or other species. These birds are hard to spot as they move along high branches in pine or mixed pine forests where they forage for insects, spiders, berries, and seeds. They will also feed on the ground, catch insects in the air, or sometimes visit bird feeders. In Florida, Pine Warblers begin breeding in late March and raise two or more broods per season. The male often escorts the female as she gathers nesting materials, and he will occasionally help build the nest. The cup shaped nest is nearly always built in a pine tree among the needles and cones near the end of a high branch. The female usually lays about four whitish eggs with brown speckles which are incubated for 10 to 13 days. The young edge in about 10 days. Volunteers are needed to help document breeding birds for the Breeding Bird Atlas II surveys in Hendry and Glades County. Join birders during the summer trips to STA5 and BBA II survey locations. Go to the Hendry-Glades Audubon website for information about the Stormwater Treatment Area 5 driving trips. There are openings for the April 27 trip and the monthly trips scheduled May through October. Reservations are required. Send an e-mail to Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail. com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. Include your name and contact information, with an emergency cell number, the date you want attend the STA5 trip, and the number of participants in your party. Meet at the east end of Deer Fence Canal Road at 8:30 a.m. For a schedule of STA5 trips through Jan. 4, 2014 visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Inland Birding Fun: Pine Warbler (PIWA) PHOTO / GREG CORNETTPine Warbler. Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 ANNOUNCING We have opened a new location in LaBelle to better serve the south lake area. We are a comprehensive Orthopedic and Podiatry ofce that treats orthopedic needs of the hips, knees, shoulders, ankles and all the joints in between. We treat fractures, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, carpal tunnel, sports medicine injuries, work related injuries, wound care of the foot and ankle, diabetic foot care, and any other general orthopedic and podiatric health problems.Institute for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Coming soon to a Clewiston Location! Call us for your next appointment at 1-877-675-5810 David Heligman MD Robert Andrew Follweiler, DO Jeffrey Kleiman DPM Visit our website at: www.jointteam.com Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/jointteam florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: Daily Local News Updates New interactive and easy to navigate format Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 Crossword Puzzle Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddys daily survey of 8,237 gas outlets in Florida. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58 per gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 38.7 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 19.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 9.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 32.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. Americans are spending $108 million less on gasoline every day than they were a year ago, said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. Prices in nearly all Metropolitian Statistical Areas are lower today than a year ago. In all, 300 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) saw cheaper rst quarter prices for gasoline than in 2012, with two MSAs showing no statistically signi cant change. More expensive markets in 2013 included locations in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. The most expensive market in the country was the Honolulu area, but the outright price of $4.157 gallons this year was just three cents per gallon above the 2012 number, DeHaan said. Gas Price Update

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When questions arise about mosquito control, University of Florida entomologist Roxanne Connelly is one of the states most sought-after experts. Now, that expertise has earned her the presidency of a national organization. Connelly, an associate professor with UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, was inducted Feb. 27 as president of the American Mosquito Control Association at the associations annual meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. Shell serve a one-year term. Im very pleased about it, Connelly said in a March interview. Holding this position is really an honor for me because I was elected to it. The election happened at the 2010 AMCA annual meeting, where members voted Connelly to a four-year leadership stint. In 2011 she began by serving a one-year term as vice president, then another year as president-elect, and now president. In 2014 shell become immediate past president. Each position involves different responsibilities, she said. As president, Connelly will appear at state mosquito control association meetings, give presentations, recruit members and preside over board meetings. Occasionally, she may speak to the media on mosquito-related topics such as West Nile virus. One more goal: As president, Connelly wants to encourage talented young scientists from every background to consider mosquito control as a career option. Right before I took over as president I formed a task force on recruiting the next generation of mosquito control professionals, she said. My job is to come up with ideas for high school students, to introduce them to the profession. The task force will develop a set of guidelines on recruiting new members, Connelly said. In 79 years of AMCA history, Connelly is the associations third female president. I hope that my accomplishment inspires young women who are interested in this vital public-health topic, she said. She was a member of the AMCA board of directors from 2007-2010, representing the South Atlantic region Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Connelly was also president of the Florida Mosquito Control Association in 2011. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Connelly earned three degrees from Louisiana State University a bachelor of science in environmental science in 1992, master of science in entomology in 1995 and a doctorate in entomology with a minor in epidemiology and community health in 1998. Hired by UF in 1999, she has worked exclusively at the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory in Vero Beach. There, she provides Extension education to mosquito control personnel and public-health of cials. She also researches mosquito control topics, teaches graduate-level courses in medical entomology and mentors graduate students. Created in 1935, the AMCA is an international, non-pro t organization promoting research efforts to help manage mosquito populations that vector diseases or cause annoyance. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com.Bob Camp, 99CLEWISTON Bob Camp passed away after a short illness. He is survived by two daughters, Joan W andel of Jefferson City, Mo., and Jean Phillips of Columbia, Mo.; and a loving friend, Bernice Christiansen. He was preceded in death by his w ives, Alpha Camp and Bertha Camp. He was a resident of Clewiston, Florida for 45 y ears, where he retired. Charles E. Pearcy, 65CLEWISTON Charles E. Pearcy passed away April 8, 2013 at JFK Medical Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1948 in Middlesboro, Ky., to the late Edward Eugene and the late Inez (Reed) Pearcy. He was a Vietnam Veteran who served our country from 1968-1969 as a Sergeant. He was awarded a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and other service medals. He was an active member of the V FW Post 4185. He worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers for 19 years. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Patricia (Patty) Pearcy, sons; David Tarter (Sara) of Franklin, N.C., Danny Tarter (Ruby) of Clewiston, Fla.; sister, Louise (Lou) Church (Danny) of Troy. Ohio; and four granddaughters, TyLyn, Kylie, Sydnee and Chole. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He will always be in our hearts. Services will be held at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Shout, Shout let it all out. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 OBITUARIES Entomologist Leads American Mosquito Control Association PHOTO / IFASTo formally accept her new position as president of the American Mosquito Control Association, Roxanne Connelly, right, accepts the presidential gavel from outgoing President Tom Wilmot, at the AMCA annual meeting. We are not alone.Theres a wonderful world around us. Full of fascinating places. Interesting people. Amazing cultures. Important challenges. But sadly, our kids are not getting the chance to learn about their world. When surveys show that half of Americas youth cannot locate India or Iraq on a map, then we have to wonder what they do know about their world. Thats why we created MyWonderfulWorld.org. Its part of a free National Geographic-led campaign to give your kids the power of global knowledge. Go there today and help them succeed tomorrow. Start with our free parent and teacher action kits. And let your kids begin the adventure of a lifetime. Its a wonderful world. Explore! Your community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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Proud to be Part of ItBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS I dont remember much from Kindergarten, but I do remember that we were graded on whether we worked and played well with others. How are you doing on that today? Do you work and play well with others? A bright-eyed three-year-old girl listened intently as her pastor shared in a childrens sermon that God wanted them all to get along and love each other. When the pastor stated, God wants us all to be one, the little girl replied, But I dont want to be one. I want to be four! I dont know what you want to be, but God wants us to be one. This is not to say that we cant disagree. Disagreements are a part of being a family. But how we disagree is very important. When we demand our way over others; when we think our way is superior; when we try to be on the top, we hurt the community. When we are critical, rude, asserting our right; when we are aggressive; when we feel we can say whatever we want, we hurt the community. The Scriptures urge us to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. We are called to walk and work together. But this is harder for us than we might understand, because putting up with people who are obnoxious or different than us isnt easy. We grow tired of accommodating, we become weary of compromise. Why are we always the ones who have to change? Why cant they give something up once in a while? When we and they, us and them makes its way into our vocabulary, a storm is brewing on the horizon. Our unity is in jeopardy. God not only cares about how we conduct ourselves individually, but also really cares on how we do it in the context of the community. We are called on to lift each other up. When we dont help each other as we are called to do, we end up being a hindrance. We hinder anothers journey when we put someone down or tell them off or ignore them. It hurts the community when we do that. God cares about our relationships with each other. He cares about the application of the oneness He has given us. The Christian life is more than just believing, it also includes belonging, and that translates into the community in which we live. Thats why Im so excited about what we did in our community these past few weeks. At the community Easter Sunrise service hosted at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, we came together as one body. We came together for a common cause in our Relay for Life, walking in memory and honor of loved ones and special friends, and to help future friends and family members. And then we came together again to help clean up Clewiston. Brothers and sisters. Young and old. Anglos and Hispanics. Blacks and whites. People of all colors and races, all joined together in one family. We may come from different experiences, lifestyles, and cultures, but we are family. We are community, neighbors sharing and taking care of neighbors. We still have our problems. I was not happy to see trash dumped in areas I had picked up earlier. I dont always agree with what our leaders have said or done. They may not agree with everything Ive said and done. We have been here long enough to know the strengths and weaknesses of each other. You know that Im not perfect, but neither are you. People are like pianos, they need regular tuning. This means that we practice the art of relationship. We exercise patience with each other. We take advantages of each others strengths. We are patient with each others weaknesses. And we work together for the common good and unity of our community. My City: Clewiston, Florida. Im part of it. Im proud of it. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 Religion Column Pastor John Hicks God not only cares about how we conduct ourselves individually, but also really cares on how we do it in the context of the community. We are called on to lift each other up.Pastor John Hicks

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOSD.A.R.E. GraduationCentral Elementary celebrates their D.A.R.E. graduation and AR rally. Fraud and larceny Arrested April 5 by Detective Sergeant Clay Sr. D Sr Marian Harris, 24Driving w/ suspended license, habitual offender Arrested April 1 by Ofc. Hicks l i c O James Hugh Edwards, 45Marijuana possession w/ intent to sell or deliver Arrested April 7 by Ofc. Hicks w O ChiKevious DaNorris King, 20Driving w/ suspended license, habitual offender Arrested April 3 by Ofc. Rojas l i c O Joseph B. Pugh, 30 ARREST REPORT This column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone who is listed here and who is later found not guilty, or has the charges against them dropped, is welcome to inform the newspaper. We will con rm the information and print it. that previous head coach, Joe Roth, called him and asked if he would be interested in the position. However, Roths presence will not be absent from the football team, as he is taking the position alongside Walker as defensive coordinator. I think it was just a decision that he wanted to make, explained Walker. Weve coached together before and have a great relationship. I feel that we will be a great team. Though Walker and Roth have worked together before, this will be an entirely new experience for players in the upcoming season. There are going to be a lot of things that are similar, but there may be some differences, said Walker. The foundation may be the same, but the bushes are just a little different. COACHContinued 1 WANT TO SUBMIT NEWS?Send us an e-mail at clewnews@newszap.com e vents ? p hotos? t i p s ? s tories ?

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 Seminole Heritage DayThursday, April 18, 12 p.m. Guest speaker, Jarrid Smith, grew up on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. Mr. Smiths presentation will focus on gaming and the challenges it presents to the Seminole people. Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Seminole guest speaker, Willie John, is a historian who grew up on the Brighton Seminole Reservation. He will enlighten the audience with stories about his life and the Seminole culture. The AH-TAH-THI-KI Museum has graciously supported this event each year with temporary traveling exhibits. This years traveling exhibit will focus on the Seminole Indian Wars. FPAN EventThe Florida Public Archeologist Network (FPAN) staff from the Southwest region is presenting an event on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clewiston Museum. There will be games and crafts for the kids and the young at heart. The FPAN staff encourages everyone to bring in those artifacts that are collecting dust. Staff members will freely identify artifacts and relate their history to the area. Its going to be an enjoyable time, so come join us! Clewiston Museum Events The Kings Academy recently joined forces with the Clewiston Parks and Recreation Department for a clean-up project at the Clewiston ball elds. Students and faculty from the Christian school on Caribbean Avenue painted scorers tables, dugouts, and light posts as a part of their work. The project was a part of the schools spring RUSH initiative, a bi-annual time of spiritual emphasis, with the spring event focusing on sel ess service and civic responsibility. Students from the school are given the opportunity to volunteer for at least one service project each month and have completed countless hours of community service this year, including cleanup projects at Cane Field, visiting local nursing homes, working at food banks, and serving children with special needs. Kings Academy Students Spruce up Ball Fields SUBMITTED PHOTO The United Way of Hendry and Glades 201213 Campaign has surpassed its goal, raising more than $215,045 for the United Way Partner Agencies. Mary Beth Carroll, United Way of Hendry and Glades Campaign Chair and co-owner of Hilliard Brothers, made the announcement at a recent meeting of the campaign committee. A huge thank you to all of the individuals and companies who gave to the United Way Campaign this year and helped us reach our goal! We are all affected by the dif cult economy we are living in, but those who gave realized that many of their friends and neighbors are in even greater need. 34 local United Way Partner Agencies will be able to provide food, emergency assistance, counseling and many other services right here in our community because of your gifts. Carroll went on to say, United Way is reaching more individuals and families who are struggling because of our partnership efforts. The three United Way Neighborhood Houses in Hendry and Glades Counties provide of ce space for many agencies to meet with clients, making it much easier for those in need to get services. Your generosity has made this possible. United Way Neighborhood Houses are located in LaBelle, Clewiston, and Moore Haven. Many individuals and companies gave to the United Way of Hendry and Glades Campaign. The top six company contributors were: Hilliard Brothers: $42,782 Alico: $35,802 Hendry County School District: $12,282 Pavese Law Firm: $9,500 Johnson-Prewitt: $6,440 Southern Gardens: $6,034 All of the funds raised in Hendry and Glades Counties stays in Hendry and Glades to fund local agency programs. None of the funds are used for administration or fundraising costs. The good work of the United Way partner agencies has been phenomenal, said Cliff Smith, President of the United Way commented. We are working together to feed the hungry and improve the quality of life in the community. A local network of thirty-four agencies and programs will receive funds from the 2012-13 United Way of Hendry and Glades fundraising campaign. These agencies include: The Salvation Army, Goodwill, Visually Impaired Persons, Harry Chapin Food Bank, the Childrens Advocacy Center, Healthy Start, and many others. This network serves a diverse range of needs: nurturing children and youth, strengthening families, meeting critical needs, such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods. The network of United Way agencies helped over 21,000 people in Hendry and Glades Counties last year. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies; helping them to work together by focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives. For more information or to volunteer, please call United Way of Hendry and Glades Counties at 800-887-9234. United Way of Hendry and Glades Campaign Raises $215,045 for Local Agencies

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTO 2013 Miss SugarJordan Pencarinha was crowned Saturday night as the 2013 Miss Sugar by 2012 Miss Sugar Paige Corley. She was also named Miss Photogenic by the judging panel. Miss Sugar began her duties of representing the Sugar Festival Tuesday morning with an interview with a television station and will continue her reign next week over many of the festival activities. On Sunday, April 7, Hendry County deputies responded to the area of 902 N. Gratton Road, Clewiston. The Hendry County Sheriffs Of ce had received reports of a man standing outside naked with a shotgun. Upon Deputies arrival they found 59-yearold Donald Mulligan standing on top of a truck overlooking privacy fence. When Mulligan saw Deputies he pointed a gun at Deputy Sheriff J. Brown. At that point a neighbor, James Vary, began talking to Mulligan reasoning with him to talk to deputies. Mulligan walked toward his home and returned wearing clothes and carrying two beers. As deputies approached Mulligan he began to make suspicious movements and was taken into custody and transported to the Hendry County Jail. Mulligan was charged with Assault on an Ofcer, use of a Firearm while Under the In uence of Alcohol and Resisting Arrest without Violence. He is currently being held on $8,000 bond. Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Deputies

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the American Cancer Society. Kathy put together a team to walk the relay with her and had shirts designed with a big V on them in order to honor Vonita. But Kathy explained that this is not the rst person that she has lost to cancer. My father died in 2010 of cancer, she said. It was hard, and I did the Relay for a long time. But then life just gets really busy and you dont think that you have time to do it. Kathy explained that losing Vonita changed that. Its easy to say that you dont have time and its a lot of work, but its 18 hours; a day and a half, said Kathy. My friend was worth a day and a half of my time. Kathy explains that there is nothing that can compare to walking with so many people to ght against a certain cause. When youre walking around the track with other people that you know, theres that camaraderie; that peace. And you take strength from that, she said. However, her favorite part of the night was when the luminaria, which are candles lit inside of personalized bags, were placed around the track as a glowing tribute to those who have been affected by cancer. For a few laps they turn off all of the lights and you walk around the track just staring at those bags, said Kathy. Some of them make you smile. Some make you cry. But those bags represent, to me, what cancer is. Some, as soon as they were lit, went out. But some just burn. They dont mind the wind, or being blown over. They just keep burning. Kathy explained that each bag has a personal touch, with her saying To V, love K. She explained that, while most people do not understand the meaning behind this simple statement, she knows how powerful this is to her. When Vonita and Kathy taught together, they were constantly passing notes back and forth. They talked about their day and what they were teaching in their classroom. She would always sign her letters with a V, I and I would sign mine with a K, said a nostalgic Kathy. The sentiment behind the luminaria was simple, but held a lot of meaning for Kathy. But Kathy explained that this is not the end of honoring her friends memory. Some of the people who were walking were suffering from cancer. Were walking for them, and theyre walking for somebody else, said Kathy. We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. I wish that more people would see that and get involved. Team V raised over $3,000 for the American Cancer Society. They walked the entire relay, lit their luminaria, and went home with a better understanding of what it means to really ght against cancer. The Relay begins when the sun is setting, and symbolizes the time that the survivor has been diagnosed with their cancer, explained a representative for The Relay. Night falling representing the survivors darkness as the day is ending and as the evening lingers, just as the survivor does. Around 1 a.m., the survivors treatment kicks off and the survivor often becomes weary, some sick, having no desire to endure the poisonous infusion, losing strength and all persistence. The Relay participant is feeling the same as they have been walking steadfast and began with much purpose. Both have grown tired, sleepy, aggravated and even want to stop, but both must regenerate and pull all strength from within. As the morning nears, the survivor is ending their treatment and The Relay participants know they will push through as the sun begins to rise. Everyone sees light at the end of the tunnel. The morning light brings on a new day full of life and excitement for new beginnings for the cancer patient and the Relay participant. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CFA022585 CAC1817236 Echols Now Offers A/C & Refrigeration Spring Savings 15 Point Tune-up Only $6499 SINCE 1975 Hot Deals to keep You Cool !! 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOSStudents raise funds for Relay for LifeOn Wednesday, April 3, the Relay for Life team from Westside Elementary sponsored Put A Lid On Cancer day. Students brought in $1 and were allowed to wear a hat to school to support their teachers walking in the local relay on April 5 and 6. Thank you so much to all who participated. It was a huge success. Dear CCS/TKA Of cial Board of Directors, I dont know if you are aware but your schools church is hurting your reputation in our community. I thought your school was supposed to be non-denominational, but it is very obvious who you support. Many of your teachers and students have been pulled out of their own churches to attend your church. I am disappointed in the direction you have chosen to go, concerning church support. I begin to wonder if this has anything to do with who founded this church, one of our city leaders. It seems this is a con ict of interest. It is a shame that a Christian school is allowing disunity to take place among our citys churches as well as the city itself.A concerned citizen SPEAK OUT RELAYContinued 1

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CORPORATE DIRECTOR Human ResourcesLykes Bros. Inc has an opening for a Corporate Director Human Resources at its Lake Placid location. Quali ed applicants must possess at least 5 years of Human Resources experience working with an agricultural based company and have a working knowledge of Agricultural Labor Law and MSPA compliance. In addition this position requires experience with DOL/Wage & Hour, OSHA and EPA/FDEP regulation compliance. Lykes Bros. Inc. offers competitive wages and a bene t package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan plus paid vacation and holidays.Quali ed applicants should email their resume to: rich.hetherton@lykes.com or fax to: (863) 465-1672Lykes Bros. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/ Smoke Free Workplace/Drug Free Workplace, M/F/D/V. Grader OperatorCentral County Water Control District is hiring an experienced Grader Operator with a Class B CDL, clean driving record a must, And must be able to keep written records. Job duties vary with seasons. Drug screening required before hiring. Applications are being accepted 8am to 4pm in Montura at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St., Clewiston. This is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Environmental Services/Janitorial Responsible for housekeeping duties. Experience with minor repairs and handyman skills helpful. Fax resume to: (863) 983-9604 or apply at: FL Community Health Center 315 South W. C. Owen Ave. Clewiston, FL e-mail: hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. 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W/D hookup, very quiet neighborhood. $575mo. Call 305-487-2850. CLEWISTON Condo, furnished, 2BR, 2BA, corner unit w/open view, kitchen, porch tiled & screened. Excellent condition. Parking space, community pool. Great location, adjacent to Lake (352)256-9325 CLEWISTON 2BR/2BA, Bass & Sun Condo. Pool. Tennis Courts. Boat Ramp. On canal view lake view/access. Furnished. Tile oors. All appls including W&D. $950/month short or long term 305-360-2236.cmbultra@terranova.netCLEWISTON In town Duplex (2 sep. 3/2 plus lrg yard). $37,500 ea. $75k total. Ideal to share w/relative or home + rental income. Call owner 863-673-5071. Montura Ranch Estates 1 acre lot. Lot is developed and ready for a home. Call 863-673-6500. 3bd/1ba 2005 Mobile Home located in Clewiston at Tropical Mobile Home Village. has 10x16 shed w/electric, asking $20,000 Call 863-228-5415 3BR 2 BA, New condition. Central air. Including nice lot. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. For Sale 1983 17 ft Aluminum Boat w/ trailer & 1993 48 Horse Evenrude w/ electric trim $1,800 Call: 863-805-8795 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000355 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. GEORGE W. BELANGER, JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. BELANGER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: GEORGE W. BELANGER, JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. BELANGER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2400 SCOTT ROAD ALVA, FL 33920 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN MICHELE M. BELANGER A/K/A MICHELE BELANGER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2400 SCOTT ROAD ALVA, FL 33920 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action, to foreclose a mortgage on the following properly in HENDRY County, Florida: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONEQUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THE EAST 30 FEET OF TRACT 16 FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 HOMES OF MERIT HOUSE MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VINO/ FLHML2B1I 8526008A AND FLIIML2B118526008B.has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa., Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 4th day of April, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLS/,.PS-SPCFHLMC-R-TriatperczTearri 1-P120070474;12007047**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 440430 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000918 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. CASEY BOWLIN et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 10, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-000918 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is the Plaintiff and CASEY BOWLIN; MELISSA BOWLIN; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 15 day of MAY, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7823 NW CANAL TERRACE, LEHIGH ACRES, FL 33936 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on APRIL 3, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. BEVIS Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09104786 COUNTRYCAL-SPECFNINIC--Team 2 F09104786*See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (81.3) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 440381 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until April 30, 2013 for Bid #Q13-0004, Freezer Cooler, Speci cations will be available at the boards nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674 4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Ray Clinard, Chairman 440620 CN 4/11/2013 PUBLIC NOTICEPer Florida Administrative Code 64B8-10.002 (4) This notice is to inform you, effective April 5th, 2013 the practice of Patrick H. Guadiz, M.D., P.A will cease operations and will no longer see patients at the LaBelle location. Arrangements have been made by Dr. Guadiz for you to access your current medical record. Your record may be obtained by contacting Dr. Guadizs former practice at 863-675-2148 where a representative will provide you with the necessary Authorization for Release for your signature if you have not already completed the form. Authorization for Release of health information can be submitted to the following address:P.O. Box 249, LaBelle, Florida 33975 Fax # 863-675-7078 Phone # 863-675-2148 439001 CB 3/28;4/4,11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000565 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, Plaintiff, VS. BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN DOBERTI SANCHEZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHE R CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following properly in HENDRY County, Florida: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 24, OF MONTLTRA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 37, 38 AND 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDR Y COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa., Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal o f this Court on this 4th day of April, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLSLPS-CONV-R-kellery-Team 1F12012014-F12012014**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 440 CN 4/11,18/2013NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on 04/20/2013 at 11:00 AM at FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Commerce Drive, LaBelle, FL, the undersigned, FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: 863-675-1025 Fredonna Vazquez Unit #M-16 3 Big wooden head & foot board, misc. items Leslie Gallego Unit #J-72 White bedroom set and dining room set Eric Herrera Unit #311 Misc. items Noe Rosales Unit #K-7 Washer, dryers, sofa, dining room set & misc. items Jon Ruble Unit #B-3 Misc. household items Ruth Christmas Unit #K-6 Dining room set & sofa 440435 CN 4/11,18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Glades County Sheriffs Of ce has found a cow loose in the Ortona area. The cow may be identi ed and claimed by the owner(s). Please contact Sergeant David Hardin at 863-946-1600 if you have any information or to retrieve the cow. 440478 GCD 4/11;4/18/2013 Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Part Time Business Opportunities Buildings & Sheds Miscellaneous Apartments Apartments Apartments Condos/Townhouses Rent Houses Sale Lots Sale Mobile HomeSale Boats Campers/RVs Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. y How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. 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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000927 CITIBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, A SSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, Plaintiff, EDUARDO GUILLEN, et al, Defendant(s)(s) NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 26, 2013 and entered in Case NO. 26-2008CA-000927 of the Circuit Court of the T WENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein CITIBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, is the Plaintiff and EDUA RDO GUILLEN; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EDUARDO GUILLEN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRAT ION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR EMC MORTGAGE CORPORATION; TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF T HE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY A DMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 24th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 14, IN BLOCK 451 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 328 W VENTURA AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Fenders must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on March 27, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clark of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08073225 EMC-CONVT eam 3 F08073225**See Americans with Disabilities A ct In accordance with the A mericans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 31)2, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding440304 CN 4/11,18/2013 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that the City of South Bay, Florida, will hold a Special Election on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing two Commissioners to ll the unexpired terms of two Commissioners. There will be one Commissioner elected representing seat and one Commissioner elected representing seat . The Candidates elected will serve until the term expires or until the suspended Commissioner is reinstated by the Governor of the State of Florida. Each Candidate shall be voted upon by the electorate at large. The Election will be held in the Commission Chambers at 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, Florida. City of South Bay Jessica Figueroa City Clerk 440479 CN/CB 4/11,25/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 26-2012-CA-000194 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMJ TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2 Plaintiff(s), vs. RICHARD GAGNON, et. al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1, 2013, and entered in Case No, 26-2012CA-000194 of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMT TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTTFTCATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2 is the Plaintiff and RICHARD E GAGNON; TRICIA K. GAGNON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD E GAGNON NKA NANCY GAGNON AND CLAUDETTE WEBER are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held in the second oor lobby Clerk of Courts Of ce C.E. Hall Building, at 11 am on the 1st day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 14, AND THE WESTERLY 15.00 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 14 AND THE WESTERLY 15.00 FEET OF LOT 15, BLOCK 111, OF SUBURB BEAUTIFUL, AS RECORDED IN FLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 26 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, and commonly known as: 470 S DAVIS ST, LABELLE, FL 33935 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at HENDRY County, Florida, this 1st day of April, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER, Clerk HENDRY County, Florida BY: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy ClerkIn accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. 440343 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until April 22, 2013 for Bid #Q 13-0003,Large Equipment for Foodservice, Speci cations will be available at the boards nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674-4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Ray Clinard, Chairman 440590 CN 4/11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2012-CA-000119 Bank of America, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Felix Hernandez; Maria Jesus Vardez; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under, or against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim in interest as Spose, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under, or against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim in interest as Spose, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 14, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2012CA-000119 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Bank of America, National Association, Plaintiff and Felix Hernandez are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Barbara S. Butler, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on April 17, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE NORTH WEST ONE-QUATER OF THE NORTH WEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTH EAST ONEQUARTER OF THE NORTH WEST ONE-QUARTER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 44, SOUTH, RANGE 32, EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Barbara S. Butler CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida BY: /s/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 440069 CN 4/4,11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISON DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, SOLELY AS TRUSTEE AND NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY FOR THE HOME EQUITY MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED TRUST, SERIES INABS 2006-B UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED MARCH 1, 2006 Plaintiff(s), vs. IDALIA RODRIGUEZ; et al, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS PROPERTY TO: ELIER FONTERIZ residence unknown but whose last known address is 439 E VENTURA AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs,devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property, to wit: THE WEST 37 1/2 FEET OF LOT 2, AND THE EAST 25 FEET OF LOT 3, BLOCK 368, GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAY THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAY BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 71 THRU 78, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, A/K/A 439-41 EAST VENTURA AVENUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440. more commonly known as 439E VENTURA AVENUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 This action has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it or Plaintiffs attorney, GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A., whose address is 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607, on or before 30 days after date of rst publication and le the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 28th day of March, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER HENDRY County, Florida By: J. Bevis Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. 440036 CN 4/4,11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2012-153 DR AMIE LOUISE HANCOCK, Petitioner, and RICKY JOE MADDOX, II., Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PATERNITY/ DISESTABLISHMENT OF PATERNITY TO: RICKY JOE MADDOX, II. Last known address: 200 Country Club, Largo, FL 33770 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Paternity has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on AMIE LOUISE HANCOCKs attorney STEVEN J. POLHEMUS, Esq., whose address is P.O. Box 2188, LaBelle, FL 33975 on or before (date) and le the original with the clerk of this Court at P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure o f documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings.Dated: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Deputy Cler k 440468 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT PROBATE DIVISION HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013CP24 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF TOMMY JOHNSON II, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Estate of TOMMY JOHNSON II, File Number 2013CP24, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida. The Courthouse address is Hendry County Courthouse, 24 E. Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. The date of rst publication of this notice is April 11, 2013. All creditors and those having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, upon whom a copy of this notice has been served are required to le their claims with the above named court within the later of three (3) months after the date of the rst publication of this notice or thirty (30) days after the date of service of a copy of this notice on them. All other creditors having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, are required to le their claims with the abovenamed court within three (3) months after the date of the rst publication of this notice. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Personal Representative: Ebonie Latrice Francis 408 McClure Street LeHigh Acres, Florida 33972 Attorney for Personal Representative: Jennifer M. Neilson Florida Bar No. 54986 NEILSON LAW, P.A. 3501 Del Prado Blvd S., #306 Cape Coral, Florida 33904 Of ce: (239) 443-3866 Fax: (888) 443-5219 Email: jn@nlaw.us 440431 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2012-CA-000077 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. RANDALL WIMBERLY. et al., Defendant(st. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 11, 2012 and entered in Case No. 22-2012-CA-000077 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherijn WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and RANDALL WIMBERLY; SHELLEY WIMBERLY A/K/A SHELLEY E. WIMBERLY; PORT LABELLE RANCHETTES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK 2, PORT LABELLE RANCHETTES, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 104 THROUGH 110, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 62720 SW FRONTIER CIRCLE, LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 18, 2013. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Julie Braddock Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance wish the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation 6 participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. 439578 CN 4/4,11/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13-DR-252 Division: DOMESTIC RELATIONS IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: LEIDYS L. HERRADA, Wife and CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO GARCIA, AKA CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO Husband. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO GARCIA, AKA CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO, Address Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Petitioners Attorney Neil Morales, whose address is 2272 Airport Road South, Suite 101, Naples, FL 34112, on or before 5-13-2013 and le the original with the Clerk of this Court at Hendry County Courthouse at 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 4/5/13 Clerk of the Circuit Court By R. DeLaCruz Deputy Clerk440600 CN 4/11,18,25;5/2/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2009-CA-000144 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vsBeatriz A. Bogardus; Luis Morales; Unknown Tenant(s) in Possession of the Subject Property Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 1, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000144 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Beatriz A. Bogardus and Luis Morales are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, BARBARA S. BUTLER, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR. HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11;00 A.M. on May 1, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 5, 6 AND 7, IN BLOCK 415 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida /S/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT 440369 CN 4/11,18/2013 AVISO DE LA REUNION REGULAR DE LA JUNTA DE SUPERVISORES DEL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUAS DEL CONDADO CENTRAL A travs de la presente se le noti ca que la Reunin Regular de la Junta de Supervisores del Distrito de Control de Aguas del Condado Central se llevar a cabo el mircoles, 24 de april de 2013 a las 7 pm en el Cuarto de Conferencia del Condado Central ubicado en 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. El propsito de esta reunin es para tratar cualquier y todo asunto que pueda plantearse ante la Junta. Si una persona decide apelar la decisin de la Junta de Supervisores con respecto a cualquier asunto considerado en la reunin pblica o audiencia en referencia a este aviso l o ella tendr que asegurarse de que el procedimiento de apelacin quede asentado palabra por palabra en el acta, en el acta se incluye su testimonio y pruebas en la cual usted fundamenta la apelacin. 440010 CN 4/11,18/2013 HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS CONCERNING INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS DISTRIBUTING FUEL TAX REVENUES Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold Public Hearings on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 5:00 P.M., in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida to review the interlocal agreements between Hendry County and the City of Clewiston and Hendry County and the City of LaBelle governing distribution of fuel tax revenues. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to these matters. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 440603 CN 4/11/2013 NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF HENDRY COUNTY REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Hendry County hereby provides notice that the below listed properties are available for sale and the County is receiving offers. Interested persons should contact Mark Lapp at mlapp@hendry a.net, (863) 675-5295, or P.O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975. The following properties are in Montura Ranch Estates: Parcel I.D.# ADDRESS CITY 1324413A000054.0100 775 N VERDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324413A000230.0000 624 BALD CYPRESS AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324415A000128.0000 745 N BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 13244220100054-008.0 4210 N MAYORAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 13244220100074-001.0 370 N ROMERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000043.0000 603 MONTURA AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000095.0000 155 S QUEBRADA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000238.0000 360 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000242.0100 370 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000244.0000 365 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000244.0100 355 S UTOPIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324425A000273.0000 475 S VERDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000009.0100 140 S PALOMINO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000026.0100 145 S MAYORAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000030.0100 145 S NOGAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000083.0100 160 S MAYORAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000102.0100 165 S ISORA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000125.0000 220 S LINDERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000132.0000 270 S LINDERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000254.0000 420 S NOGAL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324426A000276.0000 465 S OLIVO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000013.0000 175 S FRONDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000055.0000 225 S GRANJA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000067.0100 265 S GRANJA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000076.0100 135 S BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000079.0000 145 S BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324427A000081.0100 165 S BRIDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324434A000039.0000 615 S DATIL ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000071.0100 535 S JINETE ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000091.0000 585 S HACIENDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000099.0100 655 S ISORA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000133.0000 366 APPALOOSA AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000206.0100 755 S PALOMINO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324435A000239.0000 427 PERIMETER RD MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000007.0000 525 S VERDA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000012.0100 580 S ZAMBRIA ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000019.0100 624 HUNTING CLUB AVE MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000106.0000 650 S ROMERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000165.0000 835 S ROMERO ST MONTURA RANCHES 1324436A000198.0000 710 S CABBAGE PALM ST MONTURA RANCHES 13344070300021-015.0 585 N PALM ST MONTURA RANCHES 1334431A000030.0000 535 S ORANGE ST MONTURA RANCHES 1334431A000356.0000 793 PERIMETER RD MONTURA RANCHES The following properties are in Port LaBelle: Parcel I.D.# ADDRESS CITY 42943100702230-009.0 7017 GILL CIR PORT LA BELLE 42943100702230-010.0 7019 GILL CIR PORT LA BELLE 440596 CN/CB 4/11/2013 HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a workshop on April 23, 2013, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of discussing the 2013-2014 county budgets. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 440471 CN/CB 4/11/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Pinot IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1250 2006 1254432A0001040000 Odalys Castro The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 1165, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439587 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1287 2009 1134432-A0001290100 Saulio Tuero The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3681, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439584 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1281 2009 1134432-A0001180000 Jesus F. Aleman The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3651, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439452 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1322 2009 1134432-A0002570100 Gloria M. Martinez Mendez The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5436 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439296 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Euphonium V, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 492 2008 1334528-A0000010000 Delta Aggrigate,LLC The North one-half of Section 33, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 60 feet thereof Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439601 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1272 2009 1134432-A0001030100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3660 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439297 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1280 2009 1134432-A0001160100 Louis M. Marcisse & Marie Claire Pady The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3656, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439449 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1293 2009 1134432-A0001400000 Milton & Maria Martinez The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3084, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439591 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 201 2007 1184428-A0000160000 Fred E. Ayling The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439593 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1295 2009 1134432-A0001520100 Allan V. & Lawanda Thomas The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3085, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439596 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1306 2009 1134432-A0001900100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3032 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439599 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3143 2008 2024329-670000C0040 Mary Pasco Est & Mary M. Brown & Annie M. Mitchell Lots 7, 8 and 9 in Block C of SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439295 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Donald N. Thompson, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3901 2009 4104329-06021930290 Solange Michel & Manitha Michel Lot 29, Block 2193 of PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439459 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LOCAL OPTION FUEL TAX Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the Commission Chambers, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider an ordinance relating to continuing the existing two cents per gallon local option fuel tax on motor fuel sold in Hendry County as authorized by Section 336.025(1)(b), Florida Statutes, and imposing limitations of use of the revenues. The Ordinance is to be entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 1-2, ARTICLE XV., FUEL TAX, DIVISION 2., ADDITIONAL LOCAL OPTION FUEL TAX, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-2-287, IMPOSITION AND LEVY OF ADDITIONAL LOCAL OPTION FUEL TAX OF TWO CENTS PER GALLON; AND SECTION 1-2-289, LIMITATION OF USE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENERS ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Of ce of the County Attorney, 110 Broward Ave., LaBelle, Florida. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 440604 CN 4/11/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2581 2007 2024329-670000C0180 Columbus Carter Lots 34 and 35, Block C, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, also described as follows: From the Southwest corner of said Block C, go East along the North border of Collier Avenue a distance of 134.5 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 34 and the point-of-beginning; thence North 113 feet; thence East 100 feet; thence South 113 feet; thence West 100 feet to the point-of-beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439597 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE AIRGLADES AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING There will be an Airglades Airport Advisory Board Meeting held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Airglades Airport, in the Conference Room, located at 3200 Airglades Blvd., Clewiston, FL 33440. All interested parties are encouraged to attend. For Further information, please contact the Hendry County Engineers Of ce at (863) 675-5222 or (863) 983-1588. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Karson Turner, Chair Board of County Commissioners, Hendry County 440559 CN 4/11/13 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013

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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 440011 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2326 2005 2044329-A0000030000 Gerald McArthur & Darlene D. McArthur C/O Jason McArthur All that portion of Government Lot 4, West of the extension of a line bisecting Block 9, City of LaBelle, extended North through Government Lot 4, LESS Government right-of-way in Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGERTHER WITH that certain 30 easement described in Paragraph #6 of that certain Final Decree for Partition entered in Case #2832 in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, dated February 3, 1967 and recorded in O.R. Book 99, Page 489, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439451 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1479 2009 1154432-A0002660000 Camilo Cejo Rodriguez and Doris Hernandez Fernandez The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2647 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439448 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 Public Notice Public Notice 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? BY PAT DOBBINS The month of April is recognized as Autism Awareness Month. It gives special opportunity for communities to raise awareness and educate the public about autism. There is no known single cause for autism, but many researchers believe that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function. No one gene has been identi ed as causing autism. However, researchers have been searching for irregular segments of genetic codes that children with autism may have inherited. Some of the characteristic behaviors of autism may or may not be clearly noticeable during the childs rst 18 to 24 months, but they usually become more obvious during early childhood from ages 24 months to six years. As part of a well-baby or well-child visit, the childs health care provider should complete a developmental screening, where they may ask speci c questions about the childs progress. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) these ve behaviors may give signals that further evaluation is warranted: If the child does not babble or coo by 12 months of age If the child does not make gestures by 12 months of age (point, wave, grasp) If the child does not say single words by 16 months of age If the child does not say two-word phrases on their own by 24 months of age If the child has any loss of any language or social skill at any age Having any of these ve red ags does not mean that your child has autism, but because the characteristics of the disorder can vary so much, a child showing these behaviors should have further evaluations completed by a healthcare specialist. This may include referrals to a neurologist, psychologist, developmental pediatrician, speech or language therapist, or other professionals knowledgeable about autism. Always talk with your healthcare provider if you are concerned about your childs development. Finding out that your child has autism can be overwhelming. Parents always have a lot of questions about what they can do to help their child. With the appropriate services, support, training, and information, children with autism can grow, learn and ourish; even if they have a different developmental rate than others. There is no known cure for autism. However, there are treatment and educational approaches that may reduce some of the challenges associated with the condition. There are ways to help lessen disruptive behaviors and education that can teach self-help skills which allow for greater independence. Take time to get educated about autism. Additional information about autism is available at www.cdc.gov/actearly or www.cdc.gov/autism. April is Autism Awareness Month The Florida Department of Health recognizes World Health Day on April 7. As part of the recognition, please see the information below about blood pressure.High Blood Pressure Think about the last time you had your blood pressure checked. What were the numbers? Blood pressure is written as two numbers. The rst number (systolic) represents the pressure in your blood vessels when your heart beats. The second number (diastolic) represents the pressure in your vessels when your heart rests between beats.Blood Pressure LevelsNormal -Systolic: less than 120 -Diastolic: less than 80 At Risk (Prehypertension) -Systolic: 120-139 -Diastolic: 80-89 High -Systolic: 140 or Higher -Diastolic: 90 or Higher Hypertensive Crisis -Systolic: Grater than 180 -Diastolic: Greater than 110PreventionAdopt a healthy lifestyle maintain a healthy weight, be physically active, follow a healthy eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods, and choose and prepare foods with less salt. If you drink alcoholic beverages, drink in moderation. If you smoke, quit as soon as possible. Call 1-877-U-CAN-NOW or visit www.quitnow. net/ orida. Prevent High Blood Pressure Every three minutes nationwide, an underground utility line is hit because of failure to call 8-1-1 before digging. The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) reminds Floridians to call 8-1-1 before putting a shovel in the ground this spring! Were spreading the word about safe digging for Aprils National Safe Digging Month, said PSC Chairman Ronald A. Bris. We hope people will recognize the importance of 8-1-1, just as they do 9-1-1, since the leading cause of natural gas delivery system accidents is hitting underground facilities. For information on safe digging, I encourage consumers to view a helpful 8-1-1 video tip on the PSCs website. Digging for any type of landscape and home improvement projects without knowing the approximate location of underground utilities can cause serious injuries, service disruptions, and repair costs if a line is damaged. Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not to get their utility lines marked, according to the U.S. Department of Transportations Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, which supports the 8-1-1 campaign. The Federal Communications Commission has designated 8-1-1 as the national Call Before You Dig number. By calling 8-1-1, local Sunshine State One Call Center personnel notify affected utility companies to dispatch crews to mark your underground utility lines. Utility markings show those who dig the approximate location of underground lines and help prevent undesired consequences. This is a free service, so there is no reason to take a chance or make an assumption about the location of critical underground utility facilities. Both professional contractors and homeowners should call 8-1-1 and follow the safe digging guidelines, not only during National Safe Digging Month, but every month. And, after your underground facilities are marked, dig with care! For more information on the 8-1-1 campaign, visit www.call811.com, or access the PSCs brochure on Natural Gas Utility Regulation in Florida at www. oridapsc.com. Public Service Commission Recognizes National Safe Digging Month

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 GRAND OPENING! MARCH 27863-674-1220 220 South Industrial Loop, LaBelle, FL NOW OPEN! 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOAnnual Spring CleanupPastor John and Pepper Hicks join others in Clewistons 7th Annual Spring Cleanup on April 6. BY SAVANNAH ROUNDS When Marian Harris entered the First Bank of Clewiston with two checks totaling nearly the exact amount of what she owed, $5,850, bells went off in an employees mind, who noticed when looking through her records that Harris had given them fraudulent checks before. On April 5, of cers with the Clewiston Police Department were dispatched to First Bank in reference to a possible fraud. What they found instead was a victim of a Craigslist scam, who claimed that she was trying to scam the scammer. When Harris presented the bank with two checks, totaling $5,860, and stated that she wanted to pay off her balance, which was $5,850 owed due to using fraudulent checks in the past, the desk clerk was very weary. Harris was told that it would be 10 days for the checks to clear, and asked Harris to contact the bank again after the allotted time was up. Upon Harris leaving, the clerk con rmed that the checks were fraudulent. However, the bank refrained from contacting local law enforcement of cials. Nearly a month later, Harris contact the bank to see if the checks had cleared, where she was prompted to come in and pick them up. When she arrived on the following day, Harris was taken into the police department to undergo questioning regarding the fraudulent checks. When questioned, Harris had an interesting story to tell, and in interesting perspective regarding the situation. In January of 2013, Harris placed an ad on Craigslist a free community moderated site with classi ed sections for selling, buying, job hunting, and much more claiming that she was looking for a job in the area. Out of the responses that she received, two were very similar in what they wanted. The rst e-mail that she received noti ed her that a Palm Beach resident was looking for housekeeper. Upon showing interest, the other party told Harris that they were going to send her a check for $2,000, and that if she would cash the check, she could keep $300, given that she sent the remaining money back. Harris received the check shortly after via Fedex. The second e-mail that she received was very similar, as someone in Palm Beach needed somebody to look after their sick sister. They told Harris that they would allow her to keep $1,050 out of a $3,850 check that they wanted her to cash, which she received shortly after. Harris explained to of cers that she knew that the checks were scams, and was simply not going to send any of the money back to the subjects sending who sent her the checks. Harris was arrested for fraud and larceny. Tables Turn in Craigslist Scam

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS Hurry for this one! Roomy 5 passenger SUV nicely equipped with V6 engine, automatic, power windows and locks, cold air. Very clean inside and out! Home of the $ 19.95 Oil ChangePCL4003APrices plus tax, tag, $699 dealer fee. Dealer not responsible for typographical errors. All vehicles available at time of press. New 2012s include all factory rebates to dealer. Incentives subject to change and in lieu of other programs. Restrictions apply. See deal er for details 2013 Chevrolet Impala LSSave thousands of dollars over new! Bucket seats, aluminum wheels, power windows and locks, speed control, and much more! Balance of factory warranty! RK20813 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew 2002 Dodge Stratus SXTEquipped not stripped! Stow-n-go seating for 7, power sliding doors on both sides, power seat, adjustable pedals, dual zone temperature controls, balance of factory warranty!Only 64,000 miles on this super nice trade in! Economical 4cyl engine, automatic, cold air, p/w, p/l & much more!SALE SALERA414 RA393A 2013 Buick LacrosseBeautiful luxury car! Comfortable leather interior, woodgrain appointments, sunroof, touchscreen radio, power seat, alloy wheels, and more. Save thousands in depreciation Vs. new!SALERK20803 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SSOnly 33,000 original miles on this extra clean one owner car. A very well maintained vehicle and it shows!SALERN61107A OIL CHANGE SPECIAL WARNING LIGHT ON? FREE SCAN AND DIAGNOSTIC CHECK Most Cars & Light Duty Trucks Call for appt $ 19 95 We service all makes and models OPEN 6 days -Saturday til 12 We Sell Accessories for all makes and models WE SELL TIRES!202 W Sugarland Hwy | Clewiston | (863) 386-6234Up to 5 qts, most cars and light duty trucks. Addl charge for diesel & synthetic. Excludes taxes and disposal fee.$5,495 $7,995 2012 Toyota Camry LEWho could ask for anything more? Excellent condition, low mileage, balance of factory warranty, and affordable! This one wont last long! PT41182 Call for appt NEW 2012 Chrysler Town & Country Touring Lnavigation, leather bucket seats, power driver and passenger seats, 3 zone temp control, remote start, satellite radio,2 yr free maintenance. Amazing vehicle at an unbelievably low price!SALE#C134010 $26,995MSRP $31,950 NEW 2012 Ram 2500 ST Crew Cab 4x4Cummins diesel power, auto, air, power windows and locks, tow hitch, brake controller, anti-spin, satellite radio, exhaust brake and more! Free 2 yr. maintenance!SALE#C290836 $37,864 $4,995 $19,995 $19,995$18,995$31,895MSRP $46,865 was $5,795 was $22,995 was $21,995 was $25,995 was $38,995 was $6,995SALE SALE TIRE ROTATION AND BRAKE INSPECTION $ 14 95 Most Cars & Light Duty Trucks Call for appt SALE SALE 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 11, 2013

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BY TIMOTHY SAENZ Sophomore Anessa Leyva takes her A-game to the states tennis championships in Sanford the week of April 15. The Clewiston High School tennis teams number one position player captured the district championship of number one seeds last week with a 7-6, 6-0 victory over Catherine Katz of Suncoast. The competition only thickens from here. Unlike USTA tournaments, high school tennis features competitors of various strengths. That will not be the case in Sanford, where only team and individual district champions will congregate for the top prize in Class 2A play. However, Leyva remains undaunted. She plans to bring her aggressive playing style, razor sharp focus, and USTA experience to bear on her opponents. I like to dictate the point and nd out the opportunities to move forward. I prefer offense to defense, the otherwise humble and mature Leyva says. I have a powerful serve its accurate and powerful so I can start the point aggressively. Its rst strike tennis. Thats rst strike as in nuke em before they nuke you. Leyva will use her forehand before her backhand. If shes in a crosscourt rally, shes usually the one to change the direction of the ball. Shell hit it down the line to make her opponent run, but the ball will bounce out of the opponents reach. Just ask her opponents how aggressive, accurate, and powerful she is. In two years, Leyva has won every high school match shes played. Shes only lost one set. Leyva blistered archrival LaBelles number one position player, Dusty Catala, twice this year: 6-1, 6-0 and 8-1 in a limited pro set. Leyva does have an Achilles heel, though. Points that take too long to earn frustrate her. She doesnt want to take three or four shots to win. You feel like [the point] should be over so you can relax, she said. She is working to overcome that weakness in her game with repetitive practices, some of which emphasize taking away the movement from players who like to drag out the contest. Leyva says that movement is the strength of such players. They like to hit the ball on the run. Leyva will counteract that by giving them the ball back. Her counter halts or restricts the opponents movement. If they keep moving, theyre comfortable; if I make them stop, if I give them the ball back, I have to wait a bit longer to be aggressive, she explains. Then I nish the point when I want to. Leyva is adding more shots to her repertoire as well, working on nesse shots that require more touch and more control. And she wants to be more consistent. As individualistic as tennis can be, a team approach has certainly helped Leyva become what she is today: a rising, standout player. She heaps credit on her mom and dad, who got her started playing tennis and nurtured her development. Mom has driven her everywhere. She credits her academy coach for the development of her game. And Leyva singles out her high school coach, Josh Groves, for keeping her encouraged and focused. Leyvas mother, Lenette, has seen the difference and growth. I tell her to take it match by match. You have to win one before you can get to the next one, Lenette Leyva said. She can compete with anybody there. Shes had the technical skills, but now shes developing the strategies and the mental toughness it takes to win it all. Tiger Tennis Champ Heads to State Tournament 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 11, 2013 COURTESY PHOTOClewiston High School tennis player Anessa Leyva gets ready to serve during a practice session. action, struck the SUV, the front left portion of the Murano striking the right rear portion of the Explorer. With the Explorer traveling in a clockwise direction after the initial impact, the Murano hit it a second time, with its driver unable to maintain control of the vehicle. The Explorer launched into the grassy median, overturning and ejecting the female passenger. The Murano also overturned and came to a stop on the grassy median. After being ejected from her vehicle, Martha Pardo was pronounced deceased at the scene. The two children in the Explorer suffered only minor injuries, while the driver was treated for more serious injuries. Martha was the only passenger in the vehicle who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. Meanwhile, the driver of the Murano suffered serious injuries, while her passenger suffered only minor injuries. Victims were transported to Hendry Regional Medical Center and Lee Memorial. FHP reports that charges may be led pending the completion of their investigation. ACCIDENTContinued 1

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2 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 South Central Florida Car Club welcomes enthusiasts South Central Florida Car Club welcomes enthusiastsThe South Central Florida Car Club (SCFCC) was started in 2006. The idea of the club was a collaboration of Tom Corbitt and his son and a few others from the Hendry and Glades County area. The club has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years. The group now has over 45 members, these members own over 200 classic and vintage cars and trucks. Members now come from LaBelle, Moore Haven, Lehigh, Alva, Ft. Myers, Clewiston and Cape Coral along with many part time residents. This is a very diverse group of car enthusiasts. Members certainly run the gamut. Owners have rat rods, vintage, muscle car, foreign, classic, concept cars, trucks and new, modern, showroom fresh cars. Both men and women enjoy being involved in this club. There are no age limits for the group all you h ave to do is like cars. A big welcome is extended to all auto enthusiasts. Why, heck, you dont even need to own a caryou just have to like them! SCFCC meets the third Tuesday of each month from September through June, in Barron Park on State Road 29 N. in LaBelle. The park is tucked in alongside the Caloosahatchee River, near the base of the draw bridge. It is lled with many grand old live oaks. The club hosts what it calls Hot Rides & Hot Dogs in the Park from 5-8 p.m. They grill up some pretty great hot dogs, served with all kinds of xings, along with drinks, chips and usually some kind of sweets. Everyone is welcome to come out and join them under the covered pavilion. Bring your ride, bring a friend and enjoy a night of great food and conversation. One of the biggest things the SCFCC is known for is the Annual Legends of the Road Super Cruise and Show. This event is held annually in conjunction with the world renowned Swamp Cabbage Festival. The car show is held in the old historical district of LaBelle, adjacent to Barron Park, just steps away from the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. This event has grown over the years into a rst class event. Show goers not only are able to attend a great show, but they are within a holler of the infamous Armadillo Races held in Barron Park. While there they can partake in consuming the heart of the state tree of Florida, the Sable Palm, also known as Swamp Cabbage. It is served up fried into fritters, boiled and stewed and even made into relish. There are numerous handicraft vendors under the majestic live oaks for guests to visit. The bandstand has continuous live acts during the day, ranging from old fashion cloggers to top-name music stars playing for your entertainment. The event is held the last full weekend of February annually. The Legends of the Road Super Cruise and Show is a major fundraiser for the club. Annually, the club selects a di erent civic group to support by their fundraising e orts. In the past they h ave donated to the Humane Society and the Hendry-Glades Womans Crisis Center. The past few years their main focus has been the Veterans Memorial Park in LaBelle. SCFCC was one of the rst groups to step up and donate some of the seed money to get this park started and has proudly donated funds to help with the maintenance of the park over the past few years. For 2013, they h ave chosen once again the Veterans Memorial Park, as well as LaBelle Little League, Olivia Luckey and her Church Mission Project as benefactors of the 7th Annual Legends of the Road Show and Super Cruise. The SCFCC also has two other pet projects. In November and December of each year, members collect canned goods and toys for the Salvation Army to help the needy. At the November Cruise-In they collected over 100 food items to donate. At the Christmas holiday Cruise-In they collected numerous toys and food items for area families. There is such a need, they are glad to be able to help out even more families this past year, than they h ave in the past. The South Central Florida Car Club welcomes you to come out, pull up a bench, sit a spell, and join in the conversation. They will feed ya well, at one of their monthly Cruise-Ins. Families are always welcomelots of room for the kids to play in the park safely. Bike riders are welcome toothey love to see everyone swing in and join them. If you need information or direc-Courtesy photo/South Central Florida Car Club The live oak trees of Barron Park make a scenic backdrop for a South Central The live oak trees of Barron Park make a scenic backdrop for a South Central Florida Car Club show. Florida Car Club show.tions, call one of the o cers, Ellen Beers at 863-634-9875 or D ave Gipson at 239728-6596.

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4 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Car clubs growing in popularity in Florida Car clubs growing in popularity in FloridaAmericans love their cars. For most Floridians, a car is a necessity for daily transportation. For some, a car represents the freedom of the open road and the adventure of travel. For others, a car is a status symbol. Young people may see their rst car as proof they are entering the adult world. The American automobile culture includes car clubsgroups of individuals who gather to share their love of the automobile with other enthusiasts and host car shows. Some clubs specialize in particular models, such as Ford Mustangs or Corvettes. Others concentrate on classic cars manufactured during a particular time period. There are clubs for owners of Lowrider vehicles and clubs for people who build their own kit cars. Some clubs are open to anyone and everyone who loves carseven if you dont currently own one. The clubs host drive in gatherings often at restaurantsas well as cruise nights and car shows. They also proudly show o their vehicles in local parades. Many car club events are fundraisers for local charities. Members often post photos and discuss their cars on facebook pages and blogs. Area car clubs include the following. South Central Car Club meets in LaBelle (see story page 2). For more information, call 239-564-2002. Big Lake Cruisers in Clewiston is a group of classic car enthusiasts (see story page 5). They meet once a month to discuss any business and talk about cars. For more information see www. biglakecruiserscarclub.com. Caloosahatchee Corvette Cruisers is a membership for Corvette enthusiasts living in Hendry, Glades and East Lee County. Their goal is to promote and enjoy their Corvettes as well as each other. Activities consist of cruise-ins, caravans, car shows and partaking in charitable events whenever possible. The only requirement is that you own a Corvette and like to h ave a good time with others like you. For more information, contact Armando Sampedro at 561-248-5404. Chobee Cruisers in Okeechobee is open to all vehicleseverything from custom, antique, hotrod to ratrod. For more information, contact Chris at 863-697-8721. Kryptec Customs is based in Okeechobee and is open to those with modern vehicles. For more information, contact Jeremy at 863-447-5213. Savage Car Club is a new car club in Okeechobee. For more information, nd Savage Car Club on Facebook. Custom Dreams is a Lowrider Car Club in Okeechobee listed on the 2013 National Lowrider Club Registry. For more information online, go to www. lowridermagazine.com. Xtreme Lowz is a mini truck club with a local chapter based in West Palm Beach. For more information, go to XtremeLowz. com. AACA Palm Beach Region in Lake Worth is a club dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and enjoyment of not only antique cars, but all cars. Members are not required to own an antique car, but only to share the love of automobiles. The club has members from all over Palm Beach County and get together monthly for social gatherCar clubs growing in popularity in Florida Car clubs growing in popularity in Florida ings, meetings, and car shows. For more information, contact Orlando Hernandez, web master, at 561-543-8691. Gulfshore Mustang Club in Lehigh Acres is a chartered regional club of Mustang Club of America serving Lee and Collier counties. They have several family oriented events including shows, cruises, picnics, seminars, etc. Their primary charity endeavor is Big Brothers Big Sisters. For more information, contact Minette Langston at 239-8391135. Monarchs in West Palm Beach is a club that started in Long Island, New York in 1955. It is open to all auto enthusiasts. There are no dues, no rules, just car talk and fun. For more information contact Sal, founding member at 561635-9982. Palm Beach Muscle Car Association is an open car club for any and all American Muscle Cars! Ford, GM, Dodge, AMC, etc. There are no annual dues. For more information contact John Zeilinga, president, at 561-756-3063. PBC Classics Car Club, is a new Palm Beach County Car Club. They accept all types of cars and are an easy/relaxed group of people. For more information, contact Jean Lopane at 561-704-0669. South East Rods & Customs is a southeast Florida club based in West Palm Beach. They host the monthly Abacoa Town Center Cruise In and Parade, and the proceeds from all events are donated to local charities. For more information online, go to www.serodsncustoms.com. South Florida Hot Rides Car Club hosts meetings, car shows and cruiseins in South Florida. For more information online go to www.south oridahotrides.com. Some information for this article came from http://www. acarshows. com/, www.crusinsouth orida.com and www.carshow nder.com. Courtesy photo/Rockin Rod Car Show The annual Rockin Rod Car Show & Swamp Meet is a fundraising for ARC of Okeechobee. This years event is planned for Oct. 19, 2013.

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5 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Big Lake Cruisers are based in ClewistonCLEWISTONBig Lake Cruisers is a small group of car collectors and enthusiasts. They also welcome owners of motorcycles as many of our members h ave both a classic and a motorcycle. They do not require that you currently own a car or motorcycle to be a member. They do require that you have a love and appreciation of the classic or collectible automobiles and/or motorcycles. Any member of the club can propose you for membership. Membership is $30 per year. The price is the same regardless if you are a single or a family. Dues run from Jan. 1 thru Dec. 31 of each year. They typically run a special on membership July 1 through December 31 which means that if you join during this time, you pay half-price membership dues till the end of the year. Then the following year, your dues go back to $30. Club meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of every month. The meeting site has been moved to a club members home/shop at 708 E. Alverdez Ave. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. If you want to attend a meeting, to just check it out, we ask that they contact one of the o cers listed on the home page so they can put you on the meeting agenda. During the year, the club tries to attend other cruise nights and various car shows and host other club events, such as a picnic. Our annual fundraiser is the Sugar Festival Rod Run with most of the proceeds going to our scholarship program which bene ts two graduates of Clewiston High School each year. Club o cers are: President Doug Cooper, 863-228-0117; Vice-President Mel Lumpkin, 863-983-7050; and, Secretary Sissie Lumpkin, 863-983-7050. For more information online go to www.biglakecruisers.com. Courtesy photo/Rockin Road Car ShowCar shows often have trophies for the best in each category as well as some special awards. Many local car shows raise money for charities. The Rockin Rod Car Show & Swap Meet bene ts ARC of Okeechobee. Courtesy photoOwners of vintage cars like to show off their vehicles at area parades, such at the Speckled Perch Festival Parade in downtown Okeechobee. Clubs often participate in parades as a group.

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6 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Area festivals and special events... 10 10 th th Annual LOST Bike Ride Annual LOST Bike RideOKEECHOBEERotarys 10th Annual L.O.S.T. (Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail) Bike Ride will be on April 20, starting at 8 a.m. The L.O.S.T. is a great trek for people of all ages, skills and abilities. With rides of 12, 20, 40 and 54 miles as well as a 5K walk, there is something for everyone. The L.O.S.T. trail itself is world-renowned for its stunning vistas and numerous forms of wildlife. It has become a worldwide destination for bird watching and world class shing. This great fundraising event promises to be fun for all. All entrants are provided a goody-bag with a commemorative t-shirt and much more. There is a BBQ meal provided afterwards for all entrants as well as a 50/50 and a ra e with a lots of great prizes. All proceeds bene t the charities of the Rotary Club of Okeechobee. For more information, email OkeechobeeRotary@live.com or call Center State Bank at 863-763-5573. Sugar Festival Sugar FestivalCLEWISTONThe Clewiston Sugar Festival, an annual celebration of the end of the sugar cane harvest for Hendry County, will make a big return this year, with entertainment featuring such acts as: The Farm, Shane Duncan and Alter Eagles. The festival activities start on Thursday, April 18, with Seminole Heritage Day at the Clewiston Museum. The main events will be held April 19 and 20 in the heart of the city across from the Clewiston Inn and the U.S. Sugar campus. Festival events will include: Arts and crafts, food booths, a 5K run/walk, alligator wrestling demonstrations, a kids fun park area, Big Lake Cruisers Classic Car Show, the Sweet Taste of Sugar recipe contest, hospital bed races and the Raisin Cane Rodeo. This years festival promises to be another excellent event, with the support of several sponsors including the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the U.S. Sugar Corporation. For more information online go to www.clewistonsugarfestival.com. Black Gold Jubilee Black Gold JubileeBELLE GLADEThe 35th Annual Black Gold Jubilee Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at the Torry Island Recreation Center in Belle Glade. The event kicks o with a 5K Walk/Run at 7:30 a.m., to be followed by all-day free childrens activities, rides, games, and a dunk tank. For the adults, food booths and arts and craft features the best in local cuisine and art. Rounding out the activities are photography displays, car show, volleyball tournament and a corn-eating contest. This year, the festival will be marking the return of its famous reworks celebration, which will be held at dusk. For more information, nd the Black Gold Jubilee on Facebook, or contact the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce at 561-996-2745. The Planets The PlanetsFORT PIERCEThe Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium will present the galactic show, The Planets. In a recorded narration by Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway of Star Trek: Voyager), Mulgrew takes the audience on a grand tour of the solar system and visits to Earths neighboring worlds. See a comet collide with Jupiter! Fly along the Mariner Valley, the Grand Canyon of Mars, and stand at the edge of the 10 mile-high ice cli s of Uranus moon, Miranda. Travel to farung Pluto and out to the distant realms of other solar systems in this exciting show. The Planets will be presented on April 19 & 20, May 17 & 18, and June 14 & 15. Planetarium show times are Friday evenings at 7 and 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 1 and 2 p.m. Tickets are $3 each and may be purchased at the IRSC Box Ofce at the McAlpin Fine Arts Center or by calling 1-800-220-9915 with VISA, Discover, American Express, or MasterCard or visit www.irsc.edu. Planetarium shows are recommended for adults and for children over the age of four. The Hallstrom planetariums temperature is maintained at 72 degrees and visitors may want to bring a light jacket or sweater. Balloons Over Paradise Balloons Over ParadiseIMMOKALEESeminole Casino Immokalee will bring its 2nd Annual Balloons Over Paradise Festival to the Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch Immokalee on April 20-21, starting at 6 a.m. daily. This celebration of ight features more than 40 custom hot air balloons and plenty of fun for the whole family including tethered balloon rides, live music by award-winning performers, food vendors, art showcase, childrens activities, carnival games, acrobatic kite demonstrations, classic car show, demonstrations by agility dogs and more. Admission is free to the allages festival. The Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch is located at 1195 S.R. 29 in Immokalee. The colorful balloons kick o each morning with an illuminated light show to orchestral music. Festival goers can walk among the balloons as they in ate for a mass ascension into the sky. Specialty balloons include Sugar Bear, Ella phant and a ying globe. Attendees will enjoy a great line-up of activities, all to the sounds of a variety of bands. On Saturday, April 20, pop-rocker Eddie Money will perform his greatest hits. During the late 0s, Money had a handful of album rock hits and wound up crossing over into the Top 40 with songs like Baby Hold On and Maybe Im a Fool. During the early s, he began to make funny narrative videos, which became staples on early MTV and made Shakin and Think Im in Love hits. 1986s Cant Hold Back featured the hit Take Me Home Tonight and I Wanna Go Back, making the album a Top 10 smash. In 1988, Money followed the album with Nothing to Lose, which featured the Top 10 Walk on Water. Two years later, Peace in Our Time, taken from the 1989 Greatest Hits: The Sound of Money, reached No. 11. Children will join in on the fun with storytelling, bounce houses and a climbing wall. Food vendors will be on hand with Amish donuts, kettle corn, crepes and great grilled hamburgers, hot dogs and sausage. Attendees will also enjoy funnel cakes, cotton candy and other treats. Parking is free. Pets and coolers are not permitted. For more information, go to seminolecasinoevents.com. Bluegrass Blueberry Festival Bluegrass Blueberry FestivalThe third annual Avon Park Bluegrass Blueberry Festival, sponsored by Avon Park Rotary Club, will be held April 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rotary Building, 20 S. Verona Avenue in Avon Park. For information, see the web site at www. aprotaryblueberryfestival.com. Elvis Festival Elvis FestivalINVERNESSA new festival this year is the Elvis Festival set for April 26-28 at the Historic Citrus County Court House, one Courthouse Square, Inverness. Festival events will include award-winning Elvis impersonator, Ted Torres; Elvis Concert Under the stars; When Elvis came to town live on stage; and karaoke. For more information, go to www.elvisin orida.com or call 352-3341-6427 or 352-341-6436. Art show at Dolly Hand Center Art show at Dolly Hand CenterBELLE GLADEThe Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Centers spacious Grand Hall often plays home to visual art exhibits by local artists. Exhibits take place in conjunction with Guest Artist Series performances. The Grand Hall is open Monday Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to noon and one hour before all performances. Other viewing times available upon request. To inquire about exhibiting artwork in the Grand Hall, contact Leigh Woodham at 561-993-1160. April 16, the gallery will feature paintings by The Glades Art Group. From April 18-May 14, the gallery will feature Artwork from VSA FloridasPalm Beach County.

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2012 / 2013 1977 College Drive | Belle Glade THE LAND OF OZBUY TICKETS @ www.dollyhand.org BOX OFFICE 561.993.1160 The Wizard of Oz Street Beat, Inc. 2013-2014 SNEAK PEEK!All dates, artists and programs subject to change. Atlantic City Boys Golden Dragon Acrobats Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre in Sleeping Beauty Flipside: The Patti Page Story Redneck Tenors Unplugged Hair I Wish for all Time Celebrating the Genius of Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder Rhythm of the Dance The Aluminum Show The Doo-Wah Riders 7 Going Out: A guide to area entertainment and attractions April 2013 Car Shows and Cruise InsUpcoming area car shows include: Bikefest Okeechobee will include a Classic, Custom and Antique Car Show on April 13 and 14 at the Cypress Hut Eagles #4609, 4701 U.S. Highway 441 S.E. in Okeechobee. There will be trophies for rst, second and third places. For more information, call Jessie at 863-261-4498. The Clewiston Sugar Festival Rod Run will be held April 20 at the Sugar Festival in downtown Clewiston. The car show is open to all makes, years, models of cars and trucks. All trophies will be the legendary home made models and there will be multiple door prizes, ra es, and trophies. Proceeds go to the Clewiston High School Scholarship Fund. The Big Lake Cruisers Car Club will host Welcome Party on Friday, April 19, at the Roland Martin Marina, 920 E. Del Monte Ave., Clewiston, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. All car show participants are welcome and this year they will feature a Cat sh Fry w/baked beans, coleslaw, etc., along with traditional hot dogs and other excellent pot-luck dishes provided by the Big Lake Cruisers. Pre Registration is $20 and $25 Day of Show. For Registration Forms go to WWW.biglakecruiserscarclub.com. FREE NSRA Safety Inspections will be available. For more information, contact Doug Cooper, President of the Big Lake Cruisers at 863-228-0117. Silver Palms RV Resort Classic Car Show (pictured agove) held their rst car show recently and plan to make it an annual event at Silver Palms in Okeechobee. The next show will be in early Spring, 2014. For more information, contact Butch at 304-743-1969 or Jim at 209-601-2000. Custom Sights & Sounds Cruise In is held the rst Saturday of each month starting around 6:30 p.m. at 1811 S. Parrott Avenue. This is a free, family-friendly event. All types of vehicles are welcome. For more information, call Eric Vonderau at 863-357-2199. The ARC of Okeechobee Rockin Rod Car Show & Swap Meet is planned for Oct. 19, 2013 in Okeechobee. For more information, contact Jeannie Bramlett, event chair, at 863-261-6594 or Chris McArthur, event vice-chair at 863-697-8721.Do you talk to your car?Results from the latest Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Auto Index shows Americans have a deep relationship with cars. Only 20 percent of respondents reported having no emotional attachment to their car, leaving the remaining 80 percent liking or loving their vehicle. The poll found that 41 percent of young drivers (18-29) name their cars. Women (47 percent) and Democrats (45 percent) are more likely to talk to their cars. Of those polled, 72 percent believe others judge you by the kind of car you drive.

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Wrapped in dazzling costumes and backed by a soaring orchestral score, this cast of award-winning dancers and singers travels seamlessly over decades of styles from Broadway and big band to world music and pop/rock. Each section brings to life iconic tap moments of the past and creates brand new moments that amaze audiences. Included in this extravaganza are recreations of some of your favorite Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly numbers, Broadway showstoppers, smooth and sultry soft shoe, amenco, tribal, Irish step and more. Sing along and tap into the beat as you tap your feet with TAP The Show on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 pm at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center at Palm Beach State College in Belle Glade. For ticket information, call the box o ce at 561-993-1160 or visit www.dollyhand.org. Wizard of Oz Wizard of OzBELLE GLADEThe Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center will present The Wizard of Oz Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Come see local stars perform as The Missoula Childrens Theatre returns to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center for its 19th annual production! That nasty tornado carries Dorothy and her canine pal Toto from the friendly con nes of her Kansas home to a fabled fantasy of mystery and magic in the land of Oz. With the help of the Munchkins and Glinda herself, our young Miss Gale and her loyal pooch join forces with the dancing Scarecrow, the romantic Tin Man and, of course, the everpopular Cowardly Lion. O they go down the Yellow Brick Roadsidestepping Winkies and a Wicked Witchon their perilous journey to nd the Wizard and ask for his help. Following the 11 a.m. performance, enjoy refreshments and lots of fun activities sponsored by the Bank of Belle Glade and Glades Area Branches of the Palm Beach County Library System. Parents, bring your cameras for this event which is included in the price of admission. The box o ce is located at the southeastern corner of the building, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade which is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to noon. The box o ce also opens one hour prior to performances. For more information, call the box o ce at 561-993-1160. Street Beat, Inc. Street Beat, Inc.BELLE GLADEStreet Beat, Inc. will perform at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade, on Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. Founded in 1996 by Kenneth & Nerissa Jackson, Street Beat Inc. (SBI) is critically acclaimed for its e orts to train youth to become self-reliant, by focusing on personal development through discipline and the arts. SBIs Choreographer/ Artistic Director, Shanique Scott creates choreography that infuses Hip-Hop, Ballet, Jazz, and Lyrical movements to the latest contemporary gospel tunes. For more information, call the box o ce at 561-993-1160. Twyla Tharp on The Creative Twyla Tharp on The Creative Habit Habit FORT PIERCESince graduating from Barnard College in 1963, Twyla Tharp has choreographed more than one hundred thirtyve dances, ve Hollywood movies and directed and choreographed four Broadway shows. In 1965, Ms. Tharp founded her dance company, Twyla Tharp Dance. Her dances are known for creativity, wit and technical precision coupled with a streetwise nonchalance. Ms. Tharps work rst appeared on Broadway in 1980 with When We were Very Young, followed by her collaboration with David Byrne on The Catherine Wheel and then Singin in the Rain. In 2002, her dance musical Movin Out set to the music and lyrics of Billy Joel, received, among other awards, the 2003 Tony Award for Best Choreography. In lm, she has collaborated with director Milos Forman on Hair, Ragtime, and Amadeus. Ms. Tharp wrote her autobiography, Push Comes to Shove, in 1992 and went on to write The Creative Habit: Learn it and Use it for Life, followed by The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together. She will speak at Indian River State College on Friday, April 12, at 4 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Indian River State College Box o ce at 1-800-220-9915. Choir and Wind Ensemble Choir and Wind EnsembleFORT PIERCEThe Indian River State College Choir and Wind Ensemble will present The Golden Age of Broadway and Music of Inspiration on April 18 at 8 p.m., April 19 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and April 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the McAlpin Theatre, 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. For ticket information, call the IRSC Box O ce at 772-462-4750 or 1-800-220-9915.