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Publication Date: February 28, 2010
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Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper S111c iLLv I


Strong field set
for 12'Hours

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Katsanis stands on
his record in LP

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Athletes and
entertainers

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Sunday, February 28, 2010





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Complete Forecast
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John W. Wirick III
Age 71, of Lake Placid
Obituaries, Page 6A


Arts & Lersure 12B
Business 9A
Chalk Talk 5B
Classifieds 12A
Community Briefs 6A
Community Calendar 10B
Crossword Puzzle 15B
Dear Abby 115B
Editorial & Opinion 4A
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SMALL HOSPITAL,


BIG CHALLENGE

Florida Hospital in Lake Placid bore the
brunt of casualties from tour bus accident


News-Sun photos by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY
These are the team leaders who managed the response to the tour bus accident (top photo) Monday. (Back
row, left to right) Joseph Toulouse, emergency room medical director; Sara Carnes, director of nursing;
Warren Santander, hospital administrator. (Front row L to R) Miguel Jeanjaquet, lab manager; Lauren Leon,
radiology manager; Kathy Alviano, manager of the intensive care unit. ,

Training, teamwork made the difference


By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY
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LAKE PLACID The call
came in Monday at 2:20 p.m.
A tour bus had overturned on
U.S. 27, just north of Lake Placid.
The word Went out despite
being the smallest hospital in
Highlands County, the bulk of the
injured passengers were going to
be sent to Florida Hospital's Lake
Placid campus because it was so
close to the site of the'accident.
Over the scanner that sits in the
emergency room, the staff listened
with horror as one paramedic, just
arrived at the scene and not yet out
of his ambulance, described seeing
10 to 15 bodies laying on the high-
way and the roadside.
The 50-bed hospital faced a har-
rowing test.


'We were slammed
but we weren't
overwhelmed''

SARA CARNES
director of nursing
Friday morning, the team lead-
ers who coordinated the response
relived that afternoon, some reach-
ing for tissues as certain memories
struck home.
The overriding emotions, how-,
ever; were relief and pride -
relief because the team had risen
to the challenging situation, pride
. because they did their jobs well.
At the first word of the impend-
ing onslaught of patients a code
orange was called. A code orange


Floyd proud of change,

growth in Avon Park


By LARRY LEVEY
News-Sun correspondent
AVON PARK
Sometimes, you can
home again. And
sometimes, it's bet-
ter the second time
around.
Just ask Maxine OJ
Floyd.
As Floyd was
growing up, she'd m(
spend summers with
family in Avon Park
and the rest of the
year with other fam- th
ily members at her
birthplace near
Ocala. But come
time for high school,
she moved to Avon Pt


Douglas was the high school
in Sebring for black students
- from the area. It was closed
go down in 1970.)


'I eft
because
'racism.
It was
ore than
I could
take at


Then, in May of
2008, she retired
and moved back to
Avon Park.
Why leave? Why
return? The answers
say something
about Floyd ... and
they say something
about the communi-
ty.


he time.' "I left because of
racism," she says.
MAXINE "It was more than I
FLOYD could take at the
time.


ark,


only to leave in October of
1953 after graduating as
valedictorian of her class at
E.O. Douglas High School
in June of that year. (E.O.


"There were places we
weren't allowed to go. There
were boundaries set for
black people. And if you
went outside of those
boundaries, you could get


signifies a disaster with multiple
casualties -, it means: prepare.
Hospitals train for a code orange
on a regular basis. There are proto-
cols in place, and check lists exist.
Preparing for the worst
Immediately, the various depart-
ments went into action.
Were the necessary personnel in
house? Who had to be called in?
Were supplies on hand? Was the
lab notified? Was radiology ready?
Could the emergency room clear
out patients already there to make
room for the incoming caseload?
More information came in from
the accident scene. Eleven patients
were on their way, two cases .in
particular were touch and go.
See HOSPITAL, page 7A


News-Sun photo by LARRY LEVEY
Maxine Floyd, a new director of the Historical Society of
Avon Park, tries out one of the just-installed benches near
the Depot Museum, where she is also a volunteer.


seriously hurt.
"When my mother, who
washed and ironed clothes
for a woman uptown,
returned the clothes, she had
to take them to the back
porch. And when we went to
the drug store for medicine,
we had to go to the back
door. And when we went to
the movies, we had to go


around the side and upstairs.
"It was hard for me to
conform to that."
Floyd tells a story about
the woman her mother
worked for. "She told my
mother she should speak to
me. I was rude because I'd
put the clothes on the front
See FLOYD, page 6A


Volume 91/Number 26 I 75 cents

HCSO: Woman

murdered

husband in

Tanglewood
By SCOTT DRESSEL
scott.dressel@newssun.corn
SEBRING. A woman has been
charged with first-degree murder after
she killed her husband and then .appar-
ently tried to kill herself Friday after-
noon., according to the Highlands.
County Sheriff's Office.
.. The investigation began at 2:31 p.m.
6n Friday when deputies responded to
1010 Carefree Parkway- in the
Tanglewood subdivision in reference to
a possible death investigation.
After making forced entry into the
home, deupties discovered a deceased
male and an injured female who was
"barely breathing," according to the
Emergency Operations dispatcher.
The injured female was transported
by Aeromed helicopter to Tampa
See MURDER, page 7A



Man arrested

for obscene

calls to 911

Reportedly made 218:
calls over three days.
By ED BALDRIDGE
ed.baldridge@newssun .com
AVON PARK An Avon Park man
was arrested on Thursday and charged
with 218 misdemeanor counts of mhisuse
of the Highlands County 911 call center
for making lewd sexual
comments to female dis-
patchers.
According to theA
HCSO report, Timothy
Todd Lawrence, 31,
made the calls over a
several day period span- Lawrence
ning from Feb. 13
through Feb. 20.
On Feb. 13, Lawrence called the E911
center located at 434 Fernleaf Ave. in
Sebring 151 times between 2- a.m. and
10:52 a.m., but would hang up if a male
See 911, page 7A


Blood drive
set for injured
APPD officer
By ED BALDRIDGE
ed.baldridge@newssun.comn
,AVON PARK Florida's
Blood Centers will be holding
a blood drive on Monday for
an Avon Park Police Officer
critically injured on his way
to work.
Sgt. Jacob
Andre w
Bratten, 35,
lost a leg and
suffered life-
threatening
injuries after Bratten
he was
involved in a car, accident
while on the way to work
Tuesday night in Winter
Haven.
Bratten and Officer
Lawrence Daniel Schneider,
41, who both live in Winter
Haven, collided with a 1990
See BLOOD, page 5A


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: I found it quite ironic
and justifiable that the
,ity council Sebring pres-
ident has no issue calling
financial ruin to my friend
end the poor people in
Pis city by claiming that
for the good and security
of the people a forced
,change and hardship was
treated by his city
against his own city's
homeowners. Yet until his
supposed same excuse of
"good for the security of
the people" is addressed
to him and his own finan-
cial well-being, does he
himself feel threatened
Ind stand up to fight
against it.
You expect my friend
Qo conform to the city's
desires and yet you don't
i~appily conform to the
-same requests by the
county commissioners.
Where was your dis-
greement when you
Imposed the same hard-
Ihip for the "good.of the
.:people" on one poor fam-
31y in Sebring? You had
:21o issue voting unani-
hniously then, you should
I.ave no issue facing the
same financial hardship
.or the same "security of
1te people" now. I'm glad
Alive in the county.
;: Mr. Wright is right. The
commission is right. Fix
Jhe U.S. 27 nightmare
inow before we double in
size. What better way to
1pay the price for our
community's well being
than the city council
inembers and financially
Well business owners
who we support.
: What's said to be good
:or the old poor goose is
definitely good for the old
3ich gander.

: This is a positive vent.
I'm reading the newspa-
per and I've been looking
it these Long Air
conditioning advertise-
inents that you've had' in
your newspaper and I
lust want to comment
- that they are absolutely
wonderful. I've never
'seen one that isn't great.
This Papa Long and
,Queenie Freda, they have
,the best advertising, they
always represent things
in the community. This
Little Miss Highlands
County page is absolutely
outstanding and I know
they always seem to be
representing something
jn the community.
Although I don't have any
air conditioning needs (I
don't have central heating
and air), if I ever did have
it, they would be the first
company I would go to
because they always have
Wonderful advertising in
the newspaper. I just
wanted to say something
about it.


News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


New-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY
Lake Placid Mayor Tom Katsanis.is running for re-election. He and his wife Patti have five
children and 14 grandchildren.


Katsanis stands on his


record in re-election bid


By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY
christopher.tuffley@newssun.com
LAKE PLACID Tom
Katsanis is 77 years old. He
looks a decade or two
younger and has the stamina
and agility of a well-condi-
tioned 40 year old.
He plays tennis five times
a week and water skis, when
it's warmer, at least two
mornings a week.
When he isn't on the court
or in the water, he's working
in his garden. When he isn't
in his garden, he's looking
for something to do.
* All of which is to say
Katsanis has a zest for life
-and a need to be useful,
which is why he ran for
mayor of Lake Placid in
2004.
He challenged the popular
incumbent, John Holbrook,
who is now challenging him.
"No way I thought I would
win," he said.
But after knocking on
every door within the town
limits he worked two
streets a day for six weeks -
Katsanis won the election by
10 votes.


'If you like what As to what he hopes for the
future, "I really like the team
I've been doing, approach," he said, "so I will
fine. You don't continue to meet with all
l o department heads. I will con-
need a lot of tinue to keep costs down and
yard signs.' will not expand town govern-
ment."
TOM KATSANIS He said an opportunity is
Lake Placid mayor : approaching when Arlene
Tuck, the town's longtime
city clerk, financial officer
This time around he stands and administrative secretary,
on his record. He doesn't retires in a few years.
plan on doing much cam- "She's done a fantastic job.
paigning. "If you like what I have to start planning now,"
I've been doing, fine. You he said.
don't need a lot of yard Katsanis wants to divide
signs," he said. Tuck's responsibilities.
In any case, he has a realis- Katsanis thinks the town
tic view of the mayor's role. would benefit from installing
"The town council really is a city manager who would
the body that really controls serve as both manager nd
the town," he said. "The chief financial officer.
.mayor has little power. I can Someone else would
appoint and suggest, but the become the administrative
council has to approve. The secretary and town clerk.
only time the mayor gets Lake Placid has challenges
involved is if the council the mayor said. One of the
ties." most daunting has to do with
That has only happened finances.
twice, he said, and he could- "Little Lake Placid (that is
n't remember what one of the
issues was. See KATSANIS on page 5A


Science Fair success


Courtesy photo
Tim Bowers' fifth-grade class participated in this year's
HAART 5th Grade Science Fair Feb. 4 in the Smith Center
at Sebring High School. Every group had a successful proj-
ect. The 'Battle of the Bags' was recognized as the most out-
standing project from Woodlawn Elementary School. The
group members of 'Battle of the Bags' are (from left to
right) Taryn Little, Sydney Esquibel, Lindsey Griffin, and
Hally Sebring.


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Wauchula man

jailed for indecent

exposure to minors


By ED BALDRIDGE
ed.baldridge@ newssun.com
AVON PARK A 37-
year-old-man. was arrested
Thursday evening for will-
fully exposing his sexual
organ in a lewd and lascivi-
ous manner in Avon Park.
Officer Benjamin Pollard
was dispatched around 7:30
p.m. to the Save-A-Lot
parking lot to talk to David
Wesley Harrell of
Wauchula, a janitor with
Ridge Area Arc, who was
charged with one count of
misdemeanor indecent
exposure, and one count of
felony lewd behavior.
According to the victim's
report, she was in the park-
ing lot at the Geo-Dev
Laundry at 1003 W. Walnut
St. when Harrell walked in
front of her vehicle and
pulled down his pants and
underpants exposing his
sexual organ.
At the time of the inci-
dent, the victim had a 4-
year-old and 1-year-old
with her.
The victim told the offi-
cer Pollard that she was
going to contact law
enforcement, at which time
Harrell fled.
The victim followed


Harrell to the Save-A-Lot
parking lot, where he got
into the back seat of a silver
four-door Buick with a
Florida'license plate regis-
tered to Harrell.
According to the report,
the victim maintained visu-
al contact with Harrell until
office Pollard arrived.
Pollard placed Harrell
under arrest after interview-
ing him, and also discov-
ered a hand-held police
scanner in his Buick, but
the scanner was not set to
the Avon Park's police fre-
quency.
Harrell was transported
to the Avon Park Police
Department where several
questions were asked to
determine his mental com-
petency.
Pollard determined that
Harrell "knew the differ-
ence between right and
wrong," according the
report, and read him the
Miranda Warning.
Harrell was also charged
with possession of a police
scanner during a crime,
which elevated the charge
of lewd and lascivious
exhibition from a third-
degree felony to a first-
degree felony.


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The News-Sun would like to
remind the readers that the
]names listed below reflect
Ihose who have been charged
:yith a crime, but they are all
jinocent until proven guilty
12y a court of law. If anyone
listed here is acquitted or has
Charges dropped, they can
bring in proof of such deci-
lion or mail a copy to the
paper and the News-Sun will
le happy to report that infor-
moation. The News-Sun is at
-;2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring,
fL 33870.

- The following people were
booked into the Highlands
,County Jail on Thursday, Feb.
?5:
:* Kristy Lee Chavis, 35, of
:Sebring, was charged with
larceny.
4 Novalie Marie Chavis, 20,


of Sebring, was charged with
Larceny.
Jeffrey Galloway, 47, of
Lorida, was charged with bat-
tery.
Carlene Katrise Haggins,
22, of Avon Park, was
charged with battery.
David Wesley Harrell, 37,
of Wauchula, was charged
with divulging police radio
information to aid a suspect,
and lewd/lascivious behavior
on a child under the age of 18.
Lance C. Harris, 48, of
Sebring, was charged with
violation of probation refer-
ence driving with license sus-
pended or revoked.
Akosua Montoya Jackson,
34, of Sebring, was charged
with violation of probation
reference possession of
cannabis with intent to sell.
Timothy Todd Lawrence,


31, of Avon Park, was
charged with misuse of 911
or E911 system.
* Sabrina Ann Morel, 21, of
Lorida, was charged with bat-
tery.
* Raymond Jay Nieves, 47,
was charged with violation of
probation reference DUI, pos-
session of cocaine and
destroying evidence.
* Matthew Earl Starai, 20, of
Avon Park, was charged with
two counts of violation of pro-
bation reference possession
of cannabis and possession of
drug paraphernalia.
* Vernon Javon Walker, 24,
of Avon Park, was charged
with failure to appear refer-
ence domestic violence bat-
tery.


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Ext. 596
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At this precise moment I
am relaxing in my hotel
room in Lincoln City, Ore.
I've been here the past few
days for a couple of writing
workshops and some down
time from the craziness
called the home front.
While I am looking for-
ward to getting back to my
family and friends, there is
something waiting for me
when I do get back to
Highlands County: I'm
going to have to track down
all my tax stuff and give it to
Don.
The reason I give it to
Don is that no one in their
right mind would let me do
our takes. OK, if something
happened and it were I doing
the taxes or the world as we
know it comes to an end,
then maybe I'd have to take
a whack at it. Some people
who know me might suggest
the end of the world is a bet-
ter choice anyway.
It's not that I'm bad at
math. My math is pretty
decent. When I was in
school calculators were'
expensive items only a few
students could afford. I was
not one of them so I had to
resort to paper and pencil,
which meant I had to know
how to do math. In high
school I got to use my
father's old slide rule, which
helped when pencil and
paper took too long.
I still have that slide rule.


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Someday I want to take it
out and see if I remember
how to use it. One advantage
it has over a calculator no
batteries required. But I
digress.
One problem I do have
with taxes is the language of
the tax statement. I'm not
sure what language the U.S.
tax code is written in, but I
suspect it's not English.
There are English words you
can detect here or there, but
for the most part it is com-
prised of what could kindly
be called gibberish.
Don understands this stuff.
I don't. If I tried to wade
through it all I would get
cranky and cry a lot, not to
mention yank out my hair.
Don is way more patient
with it, so his temper and
hair remains, for the most
'part, intact.
Also, doing taxes well
requires major organization
skills. I'm not saying I stuff
my receipts.in a shoebox.
No, I stuff them in folders,
which have labels such as
"Taxes 2009." I attempt to
keep my business checkbook
more or less balanced.
* When the time comes that
Don asks me 'for my tax
information, I will hastily


check flat surfaces in my
office for stray documents.
Then I will gather folders
and checkbook and say to
my husband, "Here you go,
dear." Then I will find a
place to hide for a few hours
as he tries to make sense of
it all.
Because the U.S. income
tax is such a costly pain in
the neck, I find myself sym-
pathizing with some cold
protesters in Lansing, Mich.
This week, lawmakers on
their way to the state's capi-
tal were greeted by a group
of protesting snowmen.
I am not kidding. A group
called Common Sense in
Government made about
three dozen of the frigid
Demonstrators, and armed
them with signs that. protest-
ed taxes going up.
Apparently one sign actually
said, "I'm mad and I vote."
So the message here is
that raising taxes may well
be costing legislators the
snowman voting bloc. I
applaud these brave protest-
ers as they risk life, limb,
and carrot noses to decry
runaway government spend-
ing. I'd join them but it's
time to give Don my tax
information. Now where did
I put that shoebox?

Laura Ware is a Sebring resi-
de6t. She can be contacted by
e-mail at bookwormlady@
embarqmail.com


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Mazda Miata driven by Bernice Nacrelli, 59.
Bratten, who was ejected from the open-
topped Jeep, was airlifted to Lakeland
Regional Medical Center and underwent emer-
gency surgery due to injuries to his left leg an
pelvis, the PCSO said.
According to Avon Park Police Department
Commander Mike Rowan, surgeons decided to
remove Bratten's left leg during a second oper-
ation late Wednesday night due to complica-
tions from the accident.
Bratten remains in critical condition at press
time on Saturday.
Schneider, who was the passenger in the
Jeep, was taken by ambulance to Winter


Haven Hospital and was released on
Wednesday with a broken collarbone and other
minor injuries, Rowan said.
Bratten's medical procedures have required
him to receive several units of blood and trans-
fusions.
After several requests from friends and fam-
ily, Florida's Blood Centers decided to hold a
blood drive for Bratten from 10 a.m. until 4
p.m. on Monday at the South Florida
Community College Public Service Academy
at 107 N.W.'College Dr. in Avon Park.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the offi-
cers and families involved in the accident, and
we wish them a safe and speedy recovery,"
Rowan said.
Call 382-4499 for details.


Katsanis running for re-election


Continued from page 2A
the area within town limits)
has a population of about
1,900," Katsanis said. "In
Greater Lake Placid there are
about 17,000.
"Where we are getting
short changed is that we have
to serve the 17,000 and only
1,900 pay the taxes for those
services."
He would like to see more
funding from the county to
help cover the costs of those
services, especially for' the
ball parks.
He gave as an example the
recreation budget, 49 percent
of which comes from the
county.
In effect, he said, the 1,900
taxpayers within the town
limits subsidize the 17,000
living outside those limits but
who still use the town's ball
parks and recreation areas.
The county government
isn't the only obstacle. The
town has been decidedly
rejected by subdivisions
approached for annexation,
because they don't want to
pay higher taxes, Katsanis
said. "It's a serious prob-
lem," he added.
Another issue is whether
or not to build a community
center that would serve as a
new city hall, a hurricane
shelter, and a place to hold
public and private functions.
As part of the change, the
current city hall would be
sold.
The final decision will be
made by the town council,
but Katsanis listed the pros
and cons: The new building
would provide more adminis-
trative space and shelter dur-
ing dangerous weather. It


would be a showpiece and
attract activities and func-
tions.
On the other hand, there
are concerns the space would
be used by private citizens,
and the current city hall
could be hard to sell.
People seem to favorthe
idea of a community center,
but "it could turn into anoth-
er Harder Hall or asphalt
plant," Katsanis said. "The
new location (behind the
middle school) would be less
visible and a little out of the
way."
Getting residents hooked
up to the sewer project also


looms ahead. The current
plan is to allow residents to
continue using their septic
tanks until they fail. At that
time the building would have
to be hooked into the system.
The town js almost ready
to buy Highlands Utilities,
which will add 270 new cus-
tomers, increasing the cus-
tomer base and providing
more revenue.
Katsanis, who grew up in
his family's Greek restaurant
in Cincinnati, said he contin-
ues to be guided by his
father's early advice: "If you
need it, buy it. If you want it,
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Floyd has seen a lot of changes in Avon Park


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porch instead of going
around to the back. My moth-
er thought after a couple of
warnings, it would be best for
me to leave. She said to me,
'Because of your mouth,
you're going to get in trou-
ble.'" '-
So Maxine took her suit-
case and box lunch, went to
the train station, where she
sat in the "colored" waiting
room and finally boarded the
railroad car designated for
blacks (the dining car was off
limits) and headed north to
New York City, where she
had family.
She spent those early days
in New York "trying to adjust
to such a huge place." After
working part-time in a facto-,
ry for a while, she started
college, first at Bronx
Community College and then
Baruch College, where she
earned a B.A. in business
administration. "I thought I
wanted to be an accountant,
but that was a field for men,
more or less. So I decided to
choose another option: teach-
ing."
After receiving a master's
degree in education from
CCNY and becoming certi-
fied as a teacher, she worked
for the New York City board
of education for about 10
years, teaching in a middle
school. "But the behavior of
jthe youngsters there became
tatbit much for me, so I
prigned and went to a pri-
ltie day care center, where I
9d a kindergarten class. I
trtired in 2007."
SSome years after moving
t6 New York, Floyd began
coming back to Avon Park to
,visit family.
, She was amazed at the
places that had opened -up to
:black people for business,
'living and education. She
'was particularly pleased to
-see students of all races
:walking the campus of South
Florida Community College.
:'- She said to herself,
"Maybe this wouldn't. be a


News-Sun photo by LARRY LEVEY
Speaking at a recent meeting of the Lifetime Learners at South Florida Community College,
Maxine Floyd of Avon Park shares some of the ups and downs of her life.


bad place to move back to."
And in 2008, that's exactly
what she ,did. "I was very
pleased, very happy that
things had changed. I believe
change is necessary for
growth. Everything changes,
like from caterpillars to but-
terflies. But if you don't
change like some people
- you become stagnant, you
deteriorate. You're just occu-
pying space, just breathing
air, for no purpose at all."
Floyd herself is a prime
example of "change leading
to growth."
"I've always been a sup-
porter of the arts. Even in
New York, I volunteered
whenever I had a chance to.
I've always loved music and
art and creative thinking. So
when I saw the article in the
paper .about volunteers want-
ed in the Avon Park museum,
I said, 'Wow, here's my
opportunity.'
"I had spoken to some
black people in my neighbor-
hood and no one knew


COMMUNITY BRIEFS


DAR meets Monday
AVON PARK The
:Daughters of the American
Revolution (DAR) will
meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday
:at the Church of the
Redeemer on U.S. 27
South, across from Wells
Motor Co.
The program, on bee-
keeping, will be presented
by Dr. Hachiro and Susan
Shimanuki. All members,
associate members,
prospective members and
visitors are cordially invit-
ed.

Scribes &
Scribblers meet
Monday
SEBRING Sebring
Scribes & Scribblers (part
of Florida Writers
Association) will meet at 7
p.m. Monday at Beef
O'Brady's in the Sebring
Center Mall (behind
McDonald's).
Jack Everett, author
from England, will speak
and sign his books.

Health Department
offers diabetes
class
SEBRING The
Highlands County Health
Department is offering
Diabetes Self-Management
Education (DSME) classes
ag part of its Wellness and
Diabetes Education
Program. This program
serves Highlands County


residents of all ages, espe-
cially those with diabetes
or at risk for developing
diabetes. These classes are
free of charge and provid-
ed by a Certified Diabetes
Educator.
Classes in English are
scheduled from 8:30 a.m.
to noon Monday through
Wednesday at the
Highlands County Health
Department, 7205 S.
George Blvd. Enrollment is
limited and registration is
required. To register and
for more information, con-
tact the HCHD Wellness
and Diabetes Education
Program, at 382-7228.

Sebring Doll Club
sets up at libraries
SEBRING Hop on
over to the local library to
view Easter Rabbits and
Beautiful Dolls presented
by Doll Club members for
your enjoyment during
March. Call Cathy 659-
0003.

Tom McGaEnnon
plays at Elks lodge
SEBRING The
Sebring Elks 1529'will
host music by Tom
McGannon from 4-7 p.m.
Monday. Burgers or chick-
en will be served from 5-7
p.m.
The ladies will meet at 7
p.m. Tuesday. BPOE initia-
tion takes place at 7 p.m.
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anything about the museum
or about the historical socie-
ty. I said; 'How can you live
in this town and not know
'what's going on?' So I went
to see what's going on."
Floyd is now playing a key
role in "what's going on."
She's helping with. the oral
history project organized ,by
the society and South Florida
Community College in which
several residents, both white
and black, of Avon Park are.
interviewed and recorded.
She is helping expand the
museum's collection of mate-
rials reflecting local black
history, arid she was recently
. elected as a member of the
board of directors of the soci-
ety, the first black person to
be so elected.
But she is aware that while
racial attitudes have changed
in the community, more work
has yet to be done. "There's
still an undercurrent of racial
feelings by both blacks and
whites. I experienced some
of that when I was working


for the election of Barack
Obama."
Floyd says much of her
inner strength stems from her
early childhood experiences.
"I still remember and remni-
nisce about the times we all
sat down to dinner together.
We the children set the
table and when father came
home from work, we would
sit down and have dinner
together. Whatever happened
in school that day, or any
encounters we had, we dis-
cussed around the dinner
table.
"I'm so grateful for those
times. There was such a
warmth and so much love
expressed. That's where I
learned about all the famous
black people that invented
and created things in
America.
"The family table was
where everything good, bad
or indifferent was brought
up, discussed and decisions
made. That was really a good
time for me."


OBITUARIES


Juanita Crews.
SJuanita Meyer Crews, 87,
of Lake Placid, who died
Feb. 13, 2010, was trans-
ported to Spruce Pine, N.C.,
for her services and burial.
Friends are encouraged to
attend a memorial service at
Rosweood Senior Care
Villas with the residents,
where Crews resided, at 2
p.m. on Wednesday. Good
Shepherd Hospice Pastor
Jim Langham will celebrate.
Arrangements are being
handled by Michael A.
Brochetti Funeral Home,
Lake Placid.

John W. Wirick III
John W. Wirick III, 71, of
Lake Placid died Feb. 26,
2010. Born in Miami, he
moved to Lake Placid in
1952. He retired five years


ago from the Highlands
County School System as a
construction manager.He
was active Memorial United
Methodist Church in Lake
Placid.
- He is survived by his lov-
ing wife of 51 years,
Mildred; daughters, Deborah
Proctor, Rhonda Franklin
and Bonnie Brown; son,
John W. Wirick IV; a broth-
er, Daniel Wirick; 15 grand-
children, three great-grand-&
children.
The family will receive
friends from 2-4 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 28 at the Scott
Funeral Home, Lake Placid.
A funeral service will be
held at 10 a.m. Monday,
March 1 at Memorial United
Methodist Church, 500 Kent
Ave. Words of comfort can
be expressed to the family at
www.scott funeralservices
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FRANCIS (FRANK) ALONZO FORCE
Francis (Frank) Alonzo Force, passed February 24, 2010. He
entered this world April 26, 1917, born to parents Edward Alger
Force and Lena Belle Hill Force in Meleta (Gardena), Los Angeles,
California, a second generation Californian. Francis was 2nd of 5
children, -when very young, the family moved from Los Angeles
County, to Garden Grove, Orange County, California, growing up
on a farm next door to his pioneer maternal grandparents Samuel
Hill (of Ireland) and Leonor Lena (Mae) Sidnam Hill (of Iowa).
During Francis' lifetime he was a trainman brakeman and
conductor for the Atchinson, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad,
Southern Pacific, Santa Maria Valley Railroad, and Chief Traveling
Inspector for Transcontinental Freight Bureau. Working constantly,
he was a farmer, rancher, as well as wholesaler and retailer of
produce.
Francis (Frank) is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ava Mae Kepner
Force residing in Frostproof, FL. Frank was a wonderful loving
husband of 46 years, always smiling with a tremendous deep voice.
He and his wife boomed around the country seeing America. His
home was always visited by so many young people seeking him out
for advice and to hear his stories of his 'life happenings'. He was
history. Francis has been .a wonderful father of 3 children who
survive him, Lonnie Force, .Tacoma, Washington, Geraldine
Kaatman, Santa Ana, CA; Betty Pacot, Dove Canyon, CA; 2 sisters
of Woodland, CA; nieces and nephews; 9 grandchildren and 12
great-grandchildren all over the Pacific Coast Idaho, Colorado,
Oklahoma, including New Zealand. He is also survived by his sister-
in-law Lela Kepner Bettis and brother-in-law Brad Bettis and
children of TX; and his wonderful mother-in-law Florence Alma
Dady Kepner of Creston, IA.' His mother-in law and he laughed a lot
together. Francis was preceded in death by his parents; Edward
Force and (Lena) Belle Hill Force; brother Harold; sister Norma;
brother-in-laws, Richard L. Hunt, John Hubert Kane, and Cliff
Hallett.
Funeral services will take place at 1:00pm on Tuesday, March 2,
2010 at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Rev. Mike
Adams officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the
service beginning at 12:00 noon. Entombment at Lakeview
Memorial Gardens will be immediately following the service.
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News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY
More than 30 people were injured and two were killed when a tour bus returning from a trip to see the Lake Placid
murals was hit by a car and overturned near the intersection of U.S. 27 Monday afternoon.

Hospital steps up to challenge after bus wreck


Continued from page 1A
Warren Santander, the
hospital's administrator, hur-
ried to the emergency room.
What he saw took his breath
away. .
Not one patient had yet
arrived but 30 to 40 mem-
bers of his staff were already
gowned and gloved; ready
and waiting.
Dr. Joseph Toulouse, the
emergency department' med-
ical director, stood by the
door.
"That moment will stick
in my mind forever,"
Santander said, "I was so
darn proud."
Calls for additional per-
sonnel had gone out to the
Florida Hospital Heartland
Division's Sebring campus,
as well as its Sea Scape site.
Extra help was on the way,
as were additional doctors.
Two anesthesiologists
rushed down, as did an
orthopedic surgeon. One
doctor arrived having
worked the night shift before
and volunteering at the
Samaritan's Touch Care
Center that morning.
The hospital quickly field-
ed not one, but two operat-
ing teams.
Sara Carnes, director of
nursing, reviewed the needs
list, making sure everything
was in place.
At' 2:45 the first ambu-
lance pulled up to the door.
Within 10 minutes all 11
patients had arrived.

Getting slammed
There was no time for
emotion. The teams went
methodically to work. -
"There wasn't a depart-
ment that wasn't touched,"
Carnes said. "Everyone
pitched in."
That included the house-
keeping staff, who changed
out beds as patients already
in the hospital were moved
to make room for the new
arrivals. Throughout the
afternoon and evening, the
housekeepers kept cleaning
up the blood, dirt, glass
shards and grass that tracked
in with the patients. Hospital
volunteers handed out ice
packs and blankets. The
kitchen kept everyone fed
and hydrated.
The security guard acted
as a courier. One person took
on all the paperwork, anoth-
er gathered necessary insur-
ance information. A unit
clerk focused on entering
data into the computer sys-
tem.
As supplies were used,
shelves were immediately re-
stocked. The pharmacy
anticipated needs and
brought in extra medications.
Within 50 minutes Miguel
Jeanjaquet, the lab manager,
and his staff had drawn all
the needed blood samples
and banded the patients.
Working as a team, they
were able to quickly process
all the tests in-house.
The blood bank was noti-
fied and on stand-by.
'What the team leaders
also remembered about the
day of the crash was how no
one had to be asked to do
anything. How many off-
duty staff members simply
showed up. Everyone knew
exactly what.to do, so the
team worked with efficiency.
Part of that was due to the
fact that the staff know each
other, Toulouse said. They
not only work together,


'(A good) response isn't related t
hospital's size). It's knowledge, s
and teamwork.'

JOSEPH TOULOUSE
ER medical director


many are friends, and every-
one knew where everything
was.
"(A good) response isn't
related to (a hospital's)
size," Toulouse said. "It's
knowledge, skill and team-
work."
"We were slammed but we
weren't overwhelmed,"
Carnes said. "(The emer-
gency room) was very con-
trolled, very low key."
Toulouse was also
impressed with the work
done in the field.
"The first patient who
arrived was the most injured,
and the second patient was
the second most injured and
so on," he said. "They did a
wonderful job of triage in
the field."

Treating the injuries
The accident victims had
complex injuries. The
youngest patient was 68,
most were in their 70s and
80s which some of their
injuries life-threatening,
their bones brittle with age.
The first patient had the
type of broken neck that is,
"usually incompatible with
life," Toulouse said.
"Because of the care in the
field and the follow-up (in
the emergency room) this
patient is still neurologically
Intact."
There was cranial bleed-
ing, however, and.the patient
had to be sedated as well as
intubated. Intubation means
a tube is inserted down the
throat to keep the patient's
airway open -, a difficult
procedure at best, extremely
difficult on someone with
first and second cervical
fractures.
The second patient to
arrive had chest injuries that
could become life threaten-
ing. There was bleeding into
the chest cavity. Seven ribs
were broken on one side. A
broken wrist was the least'of
the patient's problems.
Both of these people were
stabilized and air lifted to
hospitals with a higher level
of care. The first patient, for
example, needed a neurosur-
geon and Highlands County
doesn't have one.
In the bus, people had
tumbled-and flown every-
where, many through the bus
windows. There were lots of
lacerations.
Lauren Leon, radiology
manager, described the scene
simply.
"People were broken," she
said.
There were numerous


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spine fractures, pelvis frac-
tures, arm, leg and wrist
fractures and uncountable rib
fractures including those
of the first rib, which are
rare because,first ribs are
difficult to break. It usually
only happens in a high-
velocity collision of body
and hard object.
Toulouse said he saw
more first rib fractures
Monday afternoon than he
had seen in his entire career.
By 8:30 p.m., Leon had
taken or supervised 80 X-
rays and cat-scans. After
asking for two additional
radiologists, she had to ask
for two more.
Working on patients who
were secured to backboards,
Leon didn't realize how
much lifting she had done,
wearing the heavy protective
lead apron, until the next
day when she could barely
move. For three days she
ached in every muscle, most
of which she'd never felt
before.
Toulouse said the hospi-
tal's digitized X-ray and
scanning machines helped in
that he could immediately
view the pictures on a com-
puter and consult with doc-
tors off site.

The emotional tolls
That system also indirect-
ly helped one couple who
had been separated during
the rescue. Toulbuse hap-
pened to see an X-ray taken
in Sebring tagged with the
same last name as one of his
patients. He was able to tell
the husband that his wife
was alive and being treated.
In fact, most couples had
been separated since the sole
concern at the accident site
had been to get the injured
to help in a hurry.
Kathy Alviano, who is
also a director of nursing
and manages the Intensive
Care Unit at Lake Placid -
which has 10 beds said
the battered patients were
emotionally distraught as
well, not knowing the fate of
their loved ones.
In one case a husband was
in Orlando and his wife in
Lake Placid.
Hospital volunteers, a
social worker and two chap-
lains worked to connect fam-
ilies and soothe the sur-
vivors.
Out-of-state relatives were
also frantic. A case manager
worked to get them trans-
portation.
The rush didn't begin to
calm down until after 9 p.m.


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Toulouse, who usually ends
his shift at 7 p.m., stayed
until 11.
Friday, seven of the acci-
dent victims Wvere still in the
hospital.
Santander, the hospital
administrator, used a
metaphor to describe his.
staff that day. '
Before the patients :
arrived, he said, "the hospi-
tal felt to me like Apolo
Ohno (the speed skater)
waiting for the start of a
race, then coming out with a
sudden burst of energy. And
after the patients arrived, the
hospital was more like a
hockey team working
together to move the puck.
"Not that we think of
patients as pucks," he added
quickly, as the rest of the
group laughed, with relief
and pride.

Editors note: While Highlands
Regional Medical Center and
Florida Hospital Heartland
Division also received and treat-
ed victims of Monday's tour bus
accident, and also deserve credit
for doing their work extremely
well, the News-Sun focused on
Florida Hospital Lake Placid
because, despite being the small-
est hospital, it received the
largest number of casualties.


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Murder charge filed

in Tanglewood death


Continued from page 1A
General Hospital.
After a search warrant
allowed further investiga-
tion, a HCSO press release
said, it was determined that
62-year-old Gerald Musial.
had been murdered by his
wife, 68-year-old Ruth
Musial, who was listed in
stable condition at Tampa
General Hospital with
apparent, self-inflicted
injuries.
Detectives worked
through the night on the


case and developed enough
probable cause to charge
Ruth Musial with first-
degree murder. She was
arrested by the Hillsbrough
County Sheriff's Office and
is betig held without bond.
The method and cause of
death is not being released
pending an autopsy on
Gerald Musial.
Anyone having any
information in reference to
this case is requested to
contact .,'Detective Bob
Neale at 863-402-7250.


911 calls lead to arrest


Continued from page 1A
dispatcher answered, the
arrest report said.
When asked if his calls
were to report an emer-
gency, Lawrence would
answer "no," and begin
making suggestive sexual
comments to female dis-
patchers.
On Feb. 15, between the
hours of 1:53 a.m. and 8:07
a.m., Lawrence made 35
phone calls following the
same pattern of behavior.
On Feb. 20, Lawrence
made 33 phone calls
between 10:43 a.m. and


1:34 p.m., and deputies
were able to conduct a
search from those calls.
The search revealed a
location close to 2376 N.
Highlands Blvd. in Avon
Park, according to the
report, where Lawrence
lived.
Arresting Deputy Ernest
Gelinas stated that he deter-
mined that Lawrence was
connected to the cellular
.phone used to 'call in, and
observed, that Lawrence's
voice sounded similar to the
E911 calls.
Lawrence's bond was set
at $109,000.


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BUSINESS


Bradenton Beauty and Barber Academy's

Sebring location has ribbon cutting


Special to the NeWs-Sun.
SEBRING The
Bradenton Beauty and Barber
Academy hosted ,a ribbon
cutting/chamber mixer on
Wednesday at its Sebring
location.,
Attending the ribbdoi cut-
ting ceremonies were Mayor
George Hensley, Sebring
Cha ber ,' Ambassadors,
board members, chamber
members and owner ,PattN
Galdamez and her staff.
BBBA specializes in train-
ing professionals in cosme-
tology. barbering-, skin care,
etc. "We 'are. particularly
proud of the hundreds of
graduates that have success-
fully trained forz r, career."
Executive 'Di Arturo
Santos Jr. sai
In busine- since, 152.
BBBA has'- nearly 200.
presently eNrolled*n"i their
two locations..
FoF more information call
Arturo at 471-0370.. ,:


Courtesy photo
Sebring Chamber Ambassadors, board members, chamber members aql. Mayor George
Hensley joined Bradenton Beauty and Barber Academy owner Patty Galdamez and her staff
for a ribbon cutting and mixer at the facility on Wednesday.


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the price of their invest-
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price, today's price, toior-.
row's price, next year's
price and so on. And that's
understandable, because
we almost always want the
prices of our investments' ,
to rise.
Yet if you focus too
much on price, you could
end up making some costly
mistakes. Why? Because,
price-driven behavior is-
emotional behavior, and as
an investor, you're much
better off making decisions
*with your head, not your
heart.
Suppose, for e.\ample, "
you've seen a steep decline'
in the price of one of your
investments. After awhile,
you may believe you just;
can't take it anymore, and
you decide to "cut your
losses" by selling the
investment. Conversely,
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up and you decide to try to
grab even bigger gains by
buying more shares.
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errors'you may make when
you devote so mnuh attent-
tion' to price mo,vements.
your overconcentration on
price may lead you to
ignore another key charac-
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their.value..
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because they believe thes
companies will be northh
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help you reduce the effects,
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Florida Home Health

honored by National

Excellence Campaign


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING Florida Home
Health is proud to announce
their inclusion in the Home
Health Quality Improvement
(HHQI) National Campaign.
The agency was awarded a
Certificate of Excellence and
has publically renewed its
commitment to clinical
excellence in its delivery of
home health services to the
Highlands. Hardee and Polk
communities.
The Home Health Quality
Improvement (HHQI)
National Campaign is a
grassroots movement
designed to unite home
health stakeholders and mul-
tiple health care settings


under the shared vision of
reducing avoidable hospital-
izations and improving med-.
ication management.
"As one of the first agen-
cies to join the HHQI
National Campaign we con-
tinue to express our commit-
ment to quality care to our
senior population." said
Phyllis Montville, senior vice
president. "We hope by
assisting HHQI to develop
'Best Practice Interventions'
we can ensure quality care to
all home health patients."
The 2010 Home Health
Quality Improvement
Summit was held Jan. 13 at
the Centers for Medicare and


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Medicaid Services (CMS) in
Baltimore to kick off the
HHQI National Campaign.
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Florida Home Health will
work with physician experts
to revise and develop quality
measures. The measures will
help physician offices assess
quality as part of CMS'
Physician Quality Reporting
Initiative (PQRI).
For more information
about Florida Home Health
services or the National
Quality Campaign, call
Kathleen Border at 368-
1985.


Statler Financial office has moved


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING The offices of Statler
Financial Services have moved. The financial
services company recently moved from its
office in the Carlson Accounting building into
The Keys, a newer strip plaza of offices
directly south of Sonny's.
The new physical address for the office is
803 U.S. 27 South and is right next door to
Dr. Rulx Ganthier in the unit.
Owner'Phillip Statler said. "We are looking


forward to the heightened exposure this loca-
tion offers and for the opportunity to continue
to offer our clients the very best in customer
service."
Statler Financial Services offers Highlands
County pre-retirees and retirees comprehen-
sive retirement solutions, as well as tax
reduction strategies. Statler can be reached at
382-0037 to set up a complimentary and obli-
gtion free review.


AP's Ashcraft invited to be speaker:

at college business lecture series


Special to the News-Sun
AVON PARK Alan
Ashcraft, a certified public
accountant and an Avon
Park resident, recently was
the guest speaker at the E.A.
Anderson Endowed Lecture
Series, School of Business,
Southern Adventist
University located near
Chattanooga, Tenn.
His presentation, "Street
Wisdom at Work," chal-
lenged college seniors to
understand the difference
between knowledge and
wisdom in their future busi-
ness careers. Ashcraft said,
"Understanding ,the human


element is
just as
important as
experiencing
I the ebb and
flow of busi-
ness systems
Ashcraft and its
dynamics."
Ashcraft has been a sen-
ior accountant with
Meadowbrook Golf Inc. in
Davenport for the past 10
years. Meadowbrook Golf
owns, leases, manages and
maintains about 50 golf
properties nationwide. His
background includes more
than 30 years of experience


LJ Electronics

moves to new site


News-Sun.staff
SEBRING LJ
Electronics has built a larger
facility and moved to its
new location. 5282 U.S. 27
North.
The new building features
a large showroom where
owner Lesley Roseval can
display LED, plasma, DLP,
HDTVs, Bluray, home the-
aters and other electronic
accessories. Roseval, who
has been in business in


Sebring for the past 18
years, not only handles tele-
visions and electronics, but
also repairs televisions.
"We service what we sell.
We do the service' our-
'selves," he said.
The store is open from 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
through Thursday, 9 a.m. to'
5 p.m. Friday. It is closed
Saturday and Sunday.
For more information call
382-8385.


in healthcare, church. CPA:
firms and various manage-'
ment commentaries,, pre-
requisite closing activities
and tax administration. At
Meadowbrook, Ashcraft is
part of the leadership and
interview team for the
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gram.
Recently he designed and
implemented financial mon-
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receivables management,,
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key performance indicators.
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some bonds even those
whose market price has fall-
en because interest rates
have risen can help,
reduce the impact of a down-
turn that primarily affects
stocks.
; Clearly, the value of any
investment has different
dimensions, any or all of
which may be valuable to
you as you pursue your


goals. So, as you build,
maintain and adjust your
portfolio over time. keep an
eye on the changing prices
of your investments, but
don't overlook their true
value.

This article was written by
Edward Jones and submitted by
Chris Boylan, the Edward Jones
Financial Advisor in Lake
Placid.


SBA Disaster Loan deadline


Special to the News-Sun
The U.S. Small Business
Administration is reminding
small businesses that
Monday, March 22 is the fil-
ing deadline for federal eco-
nomic injury disaster loans
available in the declared
counties of Highlands,
Alachua, Citrus, Hardee,
Hillsborough. Lake, Levy,
Manatee, Marion,
Okeechobee, Orange.
Osceola, Pasco. Polk,
Putnam, Sumter and Volusia.
The SBA declared a disaster


as a result of the drought that
occurred from March 1I
through May 26, 2009.
Disaster loan information
and application forms may be
obtained by calling the SBA's
Customer Service Center at
(800) 659-2955 from 8 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday or
by sending an e-mail to dis-
astercustomerservice@ sba.
gov.
Loan applications can be
downloaded from www.sba.
gov/services/disasterassis-
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
le Number 09-377-PCS
Division: 10
JN RE: ESTATE OF
LANELL K.-O'NEILL,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
T9 ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DE-
;MANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order of
Summary Administration has been entered in
Ihe estate of Lanell K. O'Neill, deceased, File
Number 09-377,PCS; by the Circuit Court for
Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which Is 590 South Commerce
Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867; that the
decedent's date of death was June 25, 2009;
that the total value of the estate Is $11,600.00
and that the names and addresses of those to
-whom it has been assigned by such order are:
Jerry Merchant
3011 Needle Palm Drive
Edgewater, Florida 32141
David Merchant
222 Quail Run Lane
Cheraw, South Carolina 29520
Sherry Hoyt
* 23719 Panky Lane
New Caney, Texas 77357
Lisa Merchant
15700 Lexington blvd., #1401
Sugariand, Texas 77478
4LL INTERESTED PERSON ARE NOTIFIED
4HAT:
: All creditors of the decedent and other
.persons having claims or demands against
'decedent's estate other than those for whom
provision for full payment was made in the
Order of Summary Administration must file
Iheir claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME
-PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702
9F THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL
.;'AIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL
6 FOREVER BARRED NOTWITHSTANDING
.'NY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY
.CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
* The date of the first publication of this No-
lice is February 28, 2010.
Person Giving Notice:
/s/ Jerry Merchant
3011 Needle Palm Drive
Edgewater, Florida 32141
Attorney for Person Giving Notice:
/s/ Robert H. Bailey, Jr.
Robert H. Bailey, Jr., Esquire
Florida Bar No. 280704
340 North Causeway
New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32169
(386)423-1110 -
February 28; March 7, 2009
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 28-2008-CA-001336
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.,
PLAINTIFF'
;VS-
LYNN J. BALDWIN A/K/A LYNN J.
JACOBS A/K/A LYNN J. SHAFFER;
PAUL R. BALDWIN A/K/A PAUL BALDWIN;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY,
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE ,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Rnal Judgment of Foreclosure dat-
ed the 8th day of February, 2010, and entered
In Case No. 28-2008-CA-001336, of the Cir-
cult Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and
for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,wherein
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., Is the
Plaintiff and ; LYNN J. BALDWIN A/K/A LYNN
J. JACOBS A/K/A LYNN J. SHAFFER; PAUL R.
BALDWIN A/K/A PAUL BALDWIN; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY
ARE Defendants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY
ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGH-
LANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH
COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, at
.11:00 a.m. on the 16th day of March, 2010,
the following described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 5, BLOCK "RR", SPRING LAKE, VIL-
tAGE V, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 23,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS
COUNTYY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY,
DTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE
A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Pisabllitles Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled per-
sons who, because of their disabilities, need
Special accommodation to participate In this
proceeding should contact the ADA Coordina-
,tor at 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL
p3870 or Telephone (863) 471-5313 not later
than five business days prior to such proceed-
Jng.
Dated this 10th day of February, 2010.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak
Deputy Clerk
Submitted by:
LAW OFFICE OF MARSHALL C. WATSON


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1050 Leg
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
February 26; March 5, 2010
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. 08000151 PCS
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHARLES C. DIEDERICH
a/k/a CHUCK DIEDERICH
a/k/a CHET DIEDERICH
Deceased.
Division Probated
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
CHARLES C. DIEDERICH, deceased, whose
date of death was NOVEMBER 20, 2007, and
whose Social Security Number Is. 203-12-
8585, file number, 08000151PCS, Is pending
in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebr-
ing, Florida 33870-3867. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice is required to be served must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice
Is: February 21, 2010.
Personal Representative:
/s/ Patricia S. Leekman
521 Victoria Street
Raritan, New Jersey 08869
Attorney for Personal Representative:
/s/ Joshua D. Brinen
Florida Bar No. 0048014
Brinen & Associations, LLC
7 Dey Street, Suite 1503
New York, New York 10007
Telephone: (212)330-8151
February 21, 28, 2010
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 09-1261 GCS
U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE OF THE SEQUOIA FUNDING
TRUST,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MELISSA A. ESMIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
MELISSA A. ESMIE; AVON PARK LAKES AS-
SOCIATION; UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POS-
SESSION #1 AND #2, and ALL OTHER UN-
KNOWN PARTIES, et al.
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated De-
cember 14, 2009, entered In Civil Case No.:
09-1261 GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth
Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,
Florida, wherein U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE SE-
QUOIA FUNDING TRUST, Plaintiff, and ME-
LISSA A. ESMIE; AVON PARK LAKES ASSO-
CIATION and UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POS-
SESSION #1 n/k/a GLORIA FULLER, are De-
fendants.
I will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the
Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the
Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Com-
merce Avenue, Sebring, FL. 33870, at 11:00
a.m., on the 16th day of March, 2010, the fol-
lowing described real property as set forth in
said Final Summary Judgment, to wit:
LOT 10544, LOT 10545 AND LOT 10546,
OF AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 33, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 37, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
If you are a person claiming a right to funds
remaining after the sale, you must file a claim
with the clerk no later than 60 days after the
sale. If you fall to claim you will not be entitled
to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only
the owner of record as of the date of the Ils
pendens may claim the surplus.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court
on December 14, 2009.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE
CLERK OF THE COURT
By: /s/ Annette E. Daff
Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Attorney for Plaintiff:
Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire
Popkin & Rosaler, P.A.
1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard
Suite 400
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Telephone: (954) 360-9030
Facsimile: (954) 420-5187
February 28; March 7, 2010


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY
CASE NO. 09000965GCS
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR
WAMU MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES SERVICES 2006-PR1 TRUST,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
SHERINE C. LAMBIE, et. al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Decem-
ber 28, 2009, and entered in Case No.
09000965GCS of the Circuit Court of the
Tenth Judicial Circuit In and for Highlands
County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO
BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMU MORT-
GAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERV-
ICES 2006-PR1 TRUST, is a Plaintiff and
SHERINE C. LAMBIE; MANOR HILL OWNERS'
ASSOCIATION, INC.; JPMORGAN CHASE
BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS PUR-
CHASER OF THE LOANS AND OTHER ASSETS
OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FORMER-
LY KNOWN AS WASHINGTON MUTUAL
BANK, FA are the Defendants. ROBERT W.
GERMAINE as The Clerk of the Circuit Court
will -sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at 430 S. Commerce Ave., Room 105,
Sebring, FL, 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on March
11, 2010, the following described property as
set forth In said Final Judgment, to wit:
SEE EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO.
EXHIBIT "A"
Lot 57, Block 260, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF
SEBRING, Unit 13, according to the Plat there-
of recorded In Plat Book 9, Page 71, of the'
Public Records of Highlands County, Florida.
Together with:
A portion of Parcel "I1", Block 276, of SUN
'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, Unit 13, ac-
cording to the plat thereof recorded In Plat
Book 9, Page 71, of the Public records of
Highlands County, Florida, more particularly
described as follows: BEGINNING at the
Southeasterly corner of said Lot 57 as a P.O.
B. run thence Northerly along the rear lot line
of said Lot 57 along the arc of a curve to the
left R=500', D=647'57", C.B.=N 28*26'43" E,
L=59.334', C=59.299', to a PRC; thence con-
tinue along said rear lot line along the arc of a
curve to the right R=5090', D=037'23",
C.B.=N 2521'27", L=55.362', C=55.362';
thence along the radial line that contains the
Northerly lot line of said Lot 57 S 6419'52"
E, 132.383'; thence S 37040'39" W, 109.141".
thence along the arc of a non-tangential curve
to the right R=717', D=309'26", C.B.=S
3704'25" W, L=39.509', C-39.504'; thence
along the radial line witch contains the South-
erly lot line of said Lot 57 N 580091f8" W,
109.141' to the P.O. B. Containing 14462.295
Sq.Ft. or 0.332 acres mol.
Any person claiming an interest in the sur-
plus from the sale, if any, other than the prop- -
erty owner as of the date of the lis pendens
must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 30th day of December, 2009.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Annette E. Daff
As Deputy Clerk
Dated this 30th day of December, 2009.
Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A..
Attorneys for Plaintiff
2901 Stirling Road, Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Telephone: (305) 770-4100
Fax: (305) 653-2329
February 21, 28,2010
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SELECTIVE RENOVATION OF CITRUS
TERRACE MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING
DEVELOPMENT
ARCHITECT'S PROJECT NO. 0817
Citrus Terrace, Ltd. is accepting sealed bids
for the construction of the Selective Renova-
tion of Citrus Terrace. Multi-Family Housing
Development Bids will be received by the Ar-
chitect ojn behalf of Citrus Terrace, Ltd.
marked "Sealed Bid" until t1:00 AM. March
25.2010. Each bid shall be submitted in a
sealed envelope and shall bear the name and
address of the bidder on the outside and the
words "Selective Renovation of Citrus Ter-
race Multi-Family Housing Development".
Only bids received on or before the time and
date listed will be considered. Bids shall be
delivered to Citrus Terrace Ltd., 1219 Citrus
Terrace Drive, Sebring, Florida 33870. All
bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at
11:00 AM. Deadline for receipt of bids has
been set for March 25, 2010. All bids received
after 11:00 AM will be returned unopened.
All material and equipment furnished and all
work performed shall be in strict accordance
with the plans, specifications, and contract
documents pertaining thereto, which may be
obtained from B&Z Reprographics, located at
2718 South Combee Road, Lakeland, Rorida
(863)665-0022. Copies of the plans and the
specifications containing the necessary con-
tract documents may be obtained by payment,
of cash or a check in the amount of $125.00,,
which includes shipping and handling, made
payable to B&Z Reprographics. Payment shall
be non-relundable. 'Communication concern-
Ing this bid shall ie directed to Keith Hunni-
cutt, A.I.A., at SCMH Architects, 1036 South
Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33803; tele-
phone: (863)688-8882; facsimile: (863)688-
8361; email: khunnicutt@scmharch.com.
All bids shall be submitted in Triplicate on the
Bid forms provided within the specifications.
A BID SECURITY must accompany bach Bid
and must be in the form of Rural Development
Instruction 1924-A Guidel, Attachment 4,
properly executed by the Bidder and by, a
qualified surety, or a certified check or cash-
ier's check drawn on any bank authorized to
do business in the State of Florida. Bid Securi-
ty must be in the sum of not less than five
percent (5%) of the total amount of bid,. made
payable to Citrus Terrace Ltd. In the event the
Contract is awarded to a Bidder, the bidder
will enter into a Contract with the owner and
furnish the required Insurance and Perform-
ance and Payment Bonds within the time-
frame set by the Owner. If the bidder fails to
do so, the Bid Bond shall be retained by the
Owner as liquidated damages and not as a
penalty.
SELECTED SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR THIS
CONTRACT:
The Renovation Project is funded with the as-
sistance of the United States Department of
Agriculture and the following Federal Labor
Standards Provisions will apply to the Con-
tract pursuant to the provisions applicable to
such Federal funding assistance:
1. The Contract shall contain a provision re-
quiring compliance with Executive Order
11246, entitled, "Equal Employment Opportu-
nity," as amended by Executive Order 11375
and as supplemented in Department of Labor
Regulations (41CFR Part 60).
2. The Bidder agrees to abide by the require-
ments of section 319 of Public Law 101-121,
which pertains to lobbying activities and ap-
plies to the recipients of contracts or subcon-
tracts that exceed $100,000 at any tier under a
Federal loan that exceeds $150,000-or a Fed-
eral Grant that exceeds $100,000. Each Bid
shall be accompanied by a completed lobby-
ing certification form identical to that Included
in the.Bidding Documents.
1. The Bidder agrees to abide by the require-
tments under 7 C.F.R. part 3017, which per-
tains to the debarment or suspension of a per-"
son from participating in a Federal program or
activity. Each Bid exceeding $25,000 shall be
accompanied by a relevant completed certifi-
cations form identical to that included in the
Bidding Documents.
4. NOTE THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS IM-
POSE ADDITIONAL COMPLIANCE REQUIRE-
MENTS ON THE CONTRACTOR, AND THE AT-
TENTION OF THE BIDDER IS DIRECTED TO
THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND THE
PROJECTMANUAL

The Owner reserves the right to delay award-
ing of the Contract for a period of sixty (60)
days after the bid opening; to waive Informali-
ties In any bid; or reject any or all bids in
whole or in part with or without cause; or to
accept the bid that, in its judgment, will serve
the best interest of the Owner.
A Pro-Bid Conference meeting will he held
on March 10. 2010 at 10:00 AM, in the meet-
ing room at Citrus Terrace Apartments, 1219
Citrus Terrace Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.
This meeting is NON-MANDATORY.
February 21, 28, 2010
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO. 28-2008-CA-001366
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.
PLAINTIFF
-VS-
HEDLEY JOHN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
HEDLEY JOHN IF ANY; ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
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; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY
ASSOCIATION, INC.; MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,
INC.; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order Granting the Motion to Reset Foreclo-
sure Sale dated February 4, 2010, entered in
Civil Case No. 28-2008-CA-001366 of the Cir-
cuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and
for HIGHLANDS County, SEBRING, Florida, I
will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT
at the HIGHLANDS County Courthouse located
at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE In SEBR-
ING, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 11th day of
March, 2010 the followlhg described property
as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,
to-wit:


LOT 42 AND 43, BLOCK "A" SPRING
LAKE, SECTION ONE,'ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF HIGHLANDS 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 pen-
dens, must file a claim within 60 days after
the sale.
Dated this 5th day of February, 2010..
ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Annette E. Daff
Deputy Clerk
THE LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J. STERN, P.A.
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
801 S. University Drive, Suite 500
Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 233-8000
08-96793 CWF
February 21, 28, 2010


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 2009-CA-640-GCS
HSBC Bank USA, N.A., as Trustee on behalf of
ACE Securities Corp. Home Equity Loan
Trust and for the registered holders of ACE
Securities Corp. Home Equity Loan Trust,
Series 2007-HE2, Asset Backed Pass-Through
Certificates,
Plaintiff,
vs.
Jonathan P. Reed a/k/a Jonathon Reid, Sun 'N
Lake of Sebring Property Owners Association,
Inc., Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc., as nominee for People's Choice
Home Loan, Inc., Ashley Miller,
Defendants.
RE-NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dat-
ed January 5, 2010, and entered In Case No.
2009-CA-640-GCS of the Circuit Court of the
10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands
County, Florida, wherein HSBC Bank USA,
N.A., as Trustee on behalf of ACE Securities
Corp. Home Equity Loan Trust and for the reg-
istered holders of ACE Securities Corp. Home
Equity Loan Trust, Series .2007-HE2, Asset
Backed Pass-Through Certificates, is Plaintiff
and J, Jonathan P. Reed a/k/a Jonathon Reid,,
Sun 'N Lake of Sebring Property Owners, As-
sociation, Inc., Mortgage Electronic Registra-
tion Systems, Inc., as nominee for People's
Choice Home. Loan, Inc., Ashley Miller, are
Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room,
Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue,
Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M' on the 16th
day of March, 2010, the following described
.property as set forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to wit:
The East 1/2 of Lot 6, in Block 249, of SUN
'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ac-
cording to the plat thereof recorded In Plat
Book 9, Page 71, of the Public Records of
Highlands County, Florida.
Street Address: 4715 Granada Boulevard,
Sebring, FL
and all fixtures and personal property located
therein or thereon, which are included as se-
curity in Plaintiff's mortgage.
Any person claiming an interest in.the sur-
plus funds from the sale, if any, other than the
property owner as of the date of the lis pen-
dens must file a claim within 60 days after the
sale. '
Dated at Sebring, Highlands County,'Flori-
da, this 10th day of February, 2010.
Robert W. Germaine
Clerk of said Circuit Court
By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak
As Deputy Clerk
Steven J. Clarfield, Esquire /
Law Office of Steven J. Clarfield, PA.-
Attorney for Plaintiff _. .
500 S. Australian Avenue, Suite 730
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561)713-1400
February 28; March 7, 2010
.IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY .
CASE NO.:- 2009-CA-001084
CIVIL DIVISION
AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE SERVICING,
INC., .
PLAINTIFF,
-VS-
KOURT WILLIAMS AND MONICA WILLIAMS,
HIS WIFE, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMI-
NEE FOR CENTRIC MORTGAGE; UNKNOWN
PARTIES IN POSSESSION #1; IF LIVING, AND
ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE
ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE
'NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-
ANTS,
DEFENDANTS.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant tq an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated, .
February 8, 2010, entered In Civil Case No..
2009-CA-001084 of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS
County, Florida, wherein AMERICAN HOME
MORTGAGE SERVICING, INC., PLAINTIFF and
KOURT WILLIAMS AND MONICA WILLIAMS,
HIS WIFE are defendantss, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash, JURY AS-
SEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE
HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCAT-
ED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,
SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. on March
16, 2010, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 6, IN BLOCK 60, OF SUN 'N LAKE
ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 5, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORI-
DA.
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 PENDENMUST FILE
A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
WHO NEED ANY ACCOMMODATION IN OR-
DER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU,
TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT COURT COURTADMINIS-
TRATION AT 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE,
SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE
(941) 386-6617, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING
DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF
YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-
955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED,
CALL: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 10th day
of February, 2010.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
HIGHLANDS County, Florida
By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 112
Tampa, Florida 33618
09-146409
February 28; March 5,2010


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY
CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000493
CIVIL DIVISION
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC AS-
SET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-
HE1,
PLAINTIFF,
-VS-
RUBEN N. AYALA AND ELIZABETH AYALA,
HUSBAND AND WIFE,
DEFENDANTS.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 8, 2010, entered In Civil Case No.
2009-CA-000493 of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit In and for HIGHLANDS
County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE
BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUST-
EE FOR ABFC ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2005-HE1, PLAINTIFF and. RUBEN N.
AYALA AND ELIZABETH AYALA, HUSBAND
AND WIFE are defendantss, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash, JURY AS-
SEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE
HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCAT-
ED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,
SEBRING, FLOR!DA AT 11:00 A.M. on March
16, 2010, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 51 AND THE NORTH 45 1/2 FEET OF
LOT 52, BLOCK 176B, SEBRING SUMMIT,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 62, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS 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

IF YOU ARE PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
WHO NEED ANY ACCOMMODATION IN OR-
DER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU,
TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT COURT ADMINIS-
TRATION AT 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE,
SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE
.(941) 386-6617, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING
DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF
YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-
.955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED,
CALL: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 10th day
of February, 2010.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
HIGHLANDS County, Florida
By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 112
Tampa, Florida 33618
09-133482
February 28; March 5, 2010


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-000582
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS
TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2005AHL1,
Plaintiff,
vs.
AMPARO AJO, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dat-
ed February 08, 2010 and entered in Case No.
28-2009-CA-000582 of the Circuit Court of
the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGH-
LANDS County, Florida wherein U.S. BANK
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR
RASC 2005AHL1, is the Plaintiff, and AM-
PARO AJO; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AM-
PARO AJO N/K/A ARIEL AJO; PRAIRIE OAKS
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION; are the Defend-
ants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE
BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE-
NUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of March,
2010, the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 86, OF FIRST REPLAT OF A POR-
TION OF PRAIRIE OAKS, PHASE ONE, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, AT PAGE 56, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 2607 CHEYENNE ROAD, SEBRING,
FL 33875
Any person claiming an interest in the sur-
plus from the sale, if any, other than the
property owner as of the date of the Lis Pen-
dens must filed a claim within sixty (60) days
after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this
Court on February 9, 2010.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09042900 GMAC-CONV
February 26; March 5, 2010
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY
CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001178
CIVIL DIVISION
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE-
HOLDERS OF STRUCTURED ASSET MORT-
GAGE INVESTMENT II INC:, BEAR STEARNS
MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST 2007-AR3
MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2007-AR3,
PLAINTIFF,
-VS-
TIMOTHY V. MANUS AND MELISSA L.
MANUS, HUSBAND AND WIFE; MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,
INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COMMUNITY LEND-
ING, INCORPORATED, A CALIFORNIA COR-
PORATION 0/B/A JMAC LENDING,
DEFENDANTS.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 8, 2010, entered In Civil Case No.
2009-CA-001178 of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit In and for HIGHLANDS
County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO
BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUST-
EE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF
STRUCTURED ASSET MORTGAGE INVEST-
MENT II INC., BEAR STEARNS MORTGAGE
FUNDING TRUST 2007-AR3 MORTGAGE


1050 Lels
PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2007-AR3, PLAINTIFF and TIMOTHY V.
MANUS AND MELISSA L. MANUS, HUSBAND
AND WIFE are defendantss, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash, JURY AS-
SEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE
HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCAT-
ED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,
SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. on March
16, 2010, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment to-wit:
LOT 7, BLOCK 432, SEBRING SUMMIT,
UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,
AT PAGE 78, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HIGHLANDS 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 PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
WHO NEED ANY ACCOMMODATION IN OR-
DER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU,
TO THE PROVISION. OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT COURT ADMINIS-
TRATION AT 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE,
SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE
(941) 386-6617, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING
DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF
YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-
955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED,
CALL: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 10th day
of February, 2010.
ROBERT W. GERMAINE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
HIGHLANDS County, Florida
By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 112
Tampa, Florida 33618
09-147408
February 28; March 5, 2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 10-195
WAUCHULA STATE BANK, a Florida banking
corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
PAMELA ELIZABETH ODIERNO a/k/a PAMELA
ODIERNO and ANTHONY GABRIEL, JR., de-
ceased, and the unknown spouse, heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors or other parties
claiming by, through, under or against AN-
THONY GABRIEL, JR., decease d all claim-
ants under any of such parties;
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SUIT PROPERTY
TO: ANTHONY GABRIEL, JR., deceased, and
the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, and creditors or other parties claiming
by, through, under or against ANTHONY GA-
BRIEL, JR., deceased and all claimants under
any of such parties;
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion to foreclose on the following property in
Highlands County, Florida:
Lot 25, Block 14 of Orange Blossom Es-
tates Unit No. 3, according to the plat thereof
as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 43 of the
Public Records of Highlands County, Florida.
STREET ADDRESS: 913 Canal Way, Sebr-
ing, Florida 33870
AND
Lots 63 and 64, Block 32, Sebring Lakes,
unit 2, according to the plat thereof as record-


Page 13A


1050 -egals
ed in Plat Book 7, Page 10, of the Public Re-,
cords of Highlands County, Florida.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any, to Kimberly L. Sapp, Esquire, of
SWAINE, HARRIS, P.A., 401 Dal Hall Boule-
vard, Lake Placid, Florida 33852, the Plaintifft
attorney, and file the original with the Clerk of
the above-styled court on or before March 1,
2010, otherwise a judgment may be.etitered
against you for the relief oemanaed InlA he
complaint. .
WITNESS my hand and seal of Irisi Cdurt
on the 10th day of February, 2010
ROBERT W GERMAiNE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ Ann Kopp
Deputy Clerk
February 21, 28, 2010

Highlands
1 055 County Legals
HIGHLANDS COUNTY
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
(HCBCC)
GENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING
INVITATION TO BID (ITB)
The Board of County Commissioners (BCC), Higlj-
lands County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealed
bids In the County Purchasing Department for.the fol-
lowing Annual Bids:
ITB 10-034 IN PLACE PAVEMENT MARKING NIG
CODE No. 968-61
Specifications may be obtained by downloading froit
our website: www.hcbcc.net or by contacting: Dan-
ielle Gilbert, CPPB, Assistant Director/Highlands
County General Services/Purchasing Department
4320 George Blvd., Sebring, Rorida 33875.580
Phone: 863-402-6524 Fax: 863-402-6735; or E-Mall:
doilbert@hcbcc.ora I
Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with*
bid number and name so as to identify the enclose
bids. Bids must be delivered to the Highlands CognI
Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebtln ,
FL. 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no lat r
than 2:00 P.M., Thursday, March 18, 2010 at which i
time they will be opened. Bids received later than It
date and time as specified will be rejected. The Boai I
will not be responsible for the late deliveries of bii
that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person,
mail or any other type of delivery service. One r
more County Commissioners may be in attendance t
the above bid opening. Highlands County Local Pref-
erence Policy will apply to the award of this ITB. See
Section XII. The Highlands County Board of County
Commissioners (HCBCC) reserves the right to accept
or reject any or all bids or any parts trwroat andn
award, if an award is made, will be made to the ntbst
responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications ildil-
cate that the award will be in the best Interest of High-
lands County. The Board reserves the right to waive
irregularities in the bid. The Board of County Commis-
sioners of Highlands County, Florida, does not dis-
criminate upon the basis of any Individual's disability
status. This non-discrimination policy involves every
aspect of the Board's functions, including one's ac-
cess to, participation, employment or treatment Inl0
programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonkle
accommodation as provided for in the Americans ,Wit
Disabilities Act or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes
should contact Mr. John A. Minor, ADA Coordinator
at: 863-402-6509. (Voice), 863-402-6508 ITTY), orvyia
Florida Relay Service 711, or by e-r rll:
Jmlnor@hcbcc.oro. Requests for CART or Interpritdr
services should be made at least 24 hours in advance
to permit coordination of the service., u
February 21, 28, 291P
HIGHLANDS COUNTY 1'
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 1,i
GENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING If
(RFP) REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The Board of County Commissioners (BCC), High-
lands County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealt
bids in the County Purchasing Department for "
RFP 10-035 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
COLLECTION & DISPOSAL AND FACILITATION :OF
CESQG/SQG HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
NIGP COMMODITY/SERVICES CODE: 926-45
Specifications may be obtained by downloading from
our website: www.hcbcc.net or by contacting: Gerald
(Jed) Secory, Director, Highlands County General
Services/Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd.,
Sebring, FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6523;
Fax: 863-402-6735, or by E-Mail: asecorv@hcbcc.oro
or Assistant Purchasing Director, Danielle Gilbert,
CPP8, Phone: 863-402-6524, E-Mail:


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1055 County Legals
Proposal submissions must be scaled and marked
with the name of the proposer, and the RFP number
and title "RFP 10-035 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS
WASTE COLLECTION & DISPOSAL AND FACILITA-
TION OF CESOG/SQG HAZARDOUS WASTE .PRO-
GRAM" so as to identify the enclosed proposal Each
submittal shall include one (il orialnal andlive 5
copies of the proposal. Proposals must be delivered
to Highlands County Purchasing Department. 4320
George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803. so as to reach
said office no later than 2:O0 P.M.. Thursday. April
1. 2)10. at which time they will be opened. Proposals
received later than the date and time as specified will
be rejected. The Board will not he responsible for the
late deliveries of proposals that are incorrectly ad-
dressed, delivered in person, by mail or any other
type of delivery service. One or more County Com-
missioners may be in attendance at the above bid
opening. Highlands County Local Preference Policy
will apply to the award of this RFP The Highlands
County Board of County Commissioners (HCBCC/
COUNTY) reserves the right to accept or reject any or
all bids or any parts thereof, and the award, if an
award is made, will be made to the most responsive
and responsible bidder whose bid and 'qualifications
indicate that the award will be in the best interest of
Highlands County. The Board reserves the right to
waive irregularities in the bid. The Board of County
Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, does
not discriminate upon the basis of any individuals
disability status. This non-discrimination policy in-
volves every aspect of the Boaro's functions, includ-
ing one's access to, participation, employment or
treatment in its programs or activities Anyone requir-
ing reasonable accommodation as provided for in the
Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 28626
Florida Statutes should contact Mr. John A. Minor,
ADA Coordinator at: 863-402-6509 (Voice), or via
Florida Relay Service 711. or by e-mail:
Jminorehcbcc ora. Bequests for CART or interpreter
services should be made at least 24 hours in advance
to permit coordination of the service
Board of County Commissioners
Purchasing Department. Highlands County, Florida
Website: www.h ocnet
February 28; March 7,2010
HIGHLANDS COUNTY
LEGAL NOTICES
The following legal notices are from the Highlands
County Board of County Commissioners and are be-
ing published in the font, size, and leading as per their
specifications.

1 100 Announcements

CHECK

YOUR AD
Please check your ad on the first day
'it runs lo make sure it is correct.
sometimes instructions over' the
Phone are misunderstood and an er-
tor can occur. If this happens to you,
please call us the first day your ad
pppears and we will be happy to fix
It as soon as we can.
If We can assist you, please call us:
385-6155--452-1009
465-0426
News-Sun Classified

-1200 Lost & Found
BLACK LAB MIX. Lost Wed., Feb 24th
near Lion's Club, off Seb Pkway. Friend- i
ly, ans. to 'Baby Girl'. 863-385-8397.

1400 'Health Care Services
NEED MEDICAL, DENTAL &
PRESCRIPTION HEALTH BENEFITS!
$79.95/month for the entire family!!!
Unlimited usage. Dental, Vision &
Hearing included free today.
EVERYONE IS ACCEPTED!!
CALL 888-543-6945


News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


1550 Professional Services 2100


HANDYMAN Interior/Exterior Home
Repairs. Lic. & Insured. 863-385-1936.

2000
Employment


2100 Help Wanted
$$$S 13 PEOPLE WANTED $$$
Make $1.400 $4,600 Weekly Working
FromHome Assembling Information
Packets.No Experience Necessary!
Start Immediately! FREE Information.
CALL 24hrs.1-888-203-6672
WANT NEW FURNITURE?
Need to sell the old furniture first?
Call News-Sun classified,
385-6155.
Then shop till you drop!


www.newssun.com


Help Wanted


$$S START NOW $S$
Earn Extra Income. Assembling CD
Cases from home! No Experience
Necessary' Call our Live
Operators for more information!
1-800-405-7619 Ext 2181
www.easywork-greatpav.com

BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR
ANALYST (BCBA)
needed to provide behavior services for
DD/MR individuals residing at our ICF
in Avon Park and Group Homes in
Lakeland and Mulberry. We offer a
competitive salary, good benefits,
friendly atmosphere and a flexible work
schedule. Clean criminal background
and a valid FL Driver's license are
required. If interested, please contact
Rick at 863-452-5141 or fax
resume to 863-452-6514.

NEED A HELPING HAND?
CALL NEWS-SUN CLASSIFIED
THEY GET RESULTS (863)385-6155


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The City of Sebring is recruiting for the following positionss:


Refuse Truck Driver


Mowng*6hru Cre- dgig ntri6l tei -* asc om


Closes: 3/4/10


For an application contact City Hall, 368 S Commerce Ave.,
Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 471-5100 or visit us on our website at
www.mvsebring.com.
Drug Free Work place, EOE, Vet. Pref.

Ci of


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The City of Sebring is recruiting for the following positionss:
Accountant Closes: 3/5/10
For an application contact City Hall, 368 S Commerce Ave.,
Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 471-5100 or visit us on our website at
www.mysebring.com. *
Drug Free Work place, EOE, Vet. Pref.


,. Highlands County Board of
County Commissioners

The following position closes on 3/2/2010
Emergency Management Director 81.0 PG-25
$21.26/hour- $34.9 1/hour.

The following position closes on 3/9/2010
Family Support Worker Healthy Families (Grant Funded)
1014 PG-10 $10.49/hour $16.93/hour.

For application, minimum qualifications and full job descriptions"
visit us on our website at www.hcbcc.net, or call our job line at
402-6750, or apply at 600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring; FL 33870.


i WE GOT U COVERED!
Nationwide Catastropnic
Response Team
Licensed & Insured

863-465-2690 863-840-4303





MINI STORAGE
FOR INSTANT SERVICE CALL I

1112 Persimmon Ave. Sebring
MANYSIZES...SMALL TO LARGE
VERYREASONABLERATES
FENCED...WITH SECURITY CAMERAS

CLEANING SERVICE
PRESSURE WASHING
MOVING HAULING
Call Jamie: 863-202-0469
Call Berta: 863-257-0358
^t^~-4, IL^ ^y


SHIGHANDS.-TILE INC
;.' '. '.] ... . :t.. &,
Licensed S Insured
GLENN BAZZANO

No JOB Too SMALL

863.202.6100


Chores & Odd Jobs


* Lawn Care
" Yard Work
* Flower Beds Weeded
* Raking
* Mulching
" Irrigation repairs


" Pressure Washing
" Painting
* Window Cleaning
* Garage Cleaning
* Light Hauling
* Much, Much More


Licensed & Insured Handyman/Painter
Call Jim For Your Free Quote
464-1135
www.highlandshandyman.com


Advertise

Your Business
Here!.


News-Sun
Call 385-6155


Phone (863) 382-7551
FAX (863) 382-2750


1405 US 27 North
Sebring, FL 33870


JExterminating, Inc.
8. 63 385-0404
Now Offering:
Animal
qI ^ '" Nuisance
Control and
Removal




..... Randy Davis
Owner
PO Box 256
Lake Placid, FL 33862
Phone 863.840.2141
-Formerly Ed's Pressure Cleaning-


Davis Pressure Cleaning
Randy Davis
863.840.2141
A. 3anoul our d.,'Our., plan PC,o Bo F -:56
Lak. a.:iSA', FL ji&-36
Residential Commercial
Locally Owned Family Business For Over 30 Years


MARTINEZ LANDSCAPING
& MAINTENANCE
**NOW SERVING HIGHLANDS COUNTY**
Will Beat Competitors Price.....
"GUARANTEED"!

Free Estimates. Call Anthony
863-448-2831 (Cell#)


Pampered
Pooches

Pet Grooming
5/ Animal Training
Animal Photography

863-253-0838


DAVE'S HOME
MAINTENANCE
mInterior/Exterior
Basic Home Repairs, Handyman
Kitchen/Bath Remodels
Mobile Home Repairs
Licensed and Insured
Call 863-441-5135

r7Advertise

Your Business
Here!

News-Sun
Call 385-6155A


STAN'S PRO SE
& TAX SERVICE

Divorce Custody Child Support Visitation
Adoptions Name Changes Bankruptcy
Quit Claim Deeds Wills Evictions
Small Claims Immigration
1044 Kerry Drive Sebring, FL 33870
Phone: 863-385-2613 Cell: 863-214-3743

JIM BAKER PRESSURE CLEANING
& LAWN CARE




863-840-0992 or 8634654267





p JACKSON HEWITT
ITAK SERVICE


Avon Park (863) 453-2528
Lake Placid (863) 699-2525
Lake Wales (863) 679-9200


Sebring (863) 382-1515
Wauchula (863) 767-1515
Sebring Fax (863) 382-9939


Wal-Mart Locations:
Sebring (863) 385-5371
Lake Walos (863) 676-0569
Independenny Owned and Opeiated


HANDYMAN BOB
Install doqrs, windows,
flooring, jlor electric &
plumbing and more!
Licensed & Insured
'Call 863-452-5201
or
863-449-1744


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2100 Help Wanted
COOKS NEEDED Breakfast & Line
Part-Time & Full-Time
Day & Night Shifts, Apply in Person
Wed.-Sat., Spring Lake Golf Resort
Hwy. 98 Call for directions only!
863-655-0900

DAYCARE WORKERS NEEDED
Experience a plus! Director also needed.
Apply at 901 Locke St, Avon Park.
863-452-2754


Earn up to $30 per hour. Experience not
Required. Undercover shoppers needed
to judge retail and dining establishments
Call 800-742-6941
Earn up to $500 weekly assembling our
angel pins in the comfort of your home.
No experience required.
Call 813-699-4038 or 813-425-4361 or
visit www.anoeloin.net
EXPERIENCED GRANITE INSTALLER
Needed Full-Time. Clean. valid Driver
License a MUST! Call 863-465-0033,
ask for Amber, Monday-Friday
between 11 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Licensed 220 or 440 CSR needed for
busy insurance office in Lake Placid.
Contact Selena at 863-465-7155,
sleal@wellsinsurance.com
or fax resume to 863-699-1925.
LPN/MA PT/FT, Bi-lingual preferred, but
not required. Please send resume to:
The News-Sun
2227 US 27 South
Sebring, FL 33870
Attention Box # 2213

MEDICAL ASSISTANT for Sebring
Oncology: At Clark & Daughtrey,
It's all about YOU!
We offer competitive pay and a
comprehensive benefit package to
include health, dental, vision, life,
disability, paid time off, holiday pay,
401(k), profit sharing, & an exceptional
work environment. To apply, visit our
- website: www.clark-daughtrev.com
EOE/DFWP


NOW HIRING: Companies desperately need
employees to assemble products at home. No
selling, any hours. $500 weekly potential.
1-985-646-1700 DEPT.FL-6654
NOW TAKING applications for Certified
Pre-School teachers. Ages 2-4. Contact:
Sandy at Sanctuary
Preschool & Daycare
863-452-2754

HAVE SOMETHING
TO SELL.
THAT IS UNDER $500?
We will run it free!
Either mail to
or drop it off at our office
2227 US 27 S.
Sebring, FL. 33870
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!


News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


2100 Help Wanted
CAREGIVERS NEEDED. All shirts. Call
813-737-6706, between 2 pm 5 pm
ONLY! License #230092.
POOL CLEANING TECH needed,
experience required. Must be
responsible & dependable with a good
driving record. 863-453-7665
RECEPTIONIST PT/FT
Bi-lingual preferred, but not required.
Please send resume to:
The News-Sun
2227 US 27 South
Sebring, FL 33870
Reply Box # 2213
RECEPTIONIST -Royal Care of Avon
Park has a Part-Time position for a
responsible and reliable Receptionist.
Work hours are M-F from 2:00 to 6:00
pm. Must be able to type 50 WPM and
have knowledge of Word and Excelmul-
ti-line phone experience preferred.Aplv.
in person: Royal Care of Avon Park,
1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, FL
EOE / M/F / DFWP
SEEKING WELL Exp. Medical office
help. Exc. billing/collection, communica-
tion, typing, computer skills & medical
terminology are a MUST. Fax resume to
863-471-3206 or
Medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com
TV ENGINEER for Local Sebring Station
(Volunteer!)
Great knowledge of digital TV.
wrecktech@yahoo.com
478-741-1710, anytime.
WOULD YOU like to join a growing
company providing excellent in-home
care for seniors? PT nights and week-
ends. You must be at least 21, have a
high school diploma, pass criminal,
driving & credit checks.
Call 863-385-9100 M-F, 9am-4pm.


2250 Schools & Instruction
ACCREDITED HIGH SCHOOL
DIPLOMA. English/Spanish.
Earn your diploma fast! No GED.
CALL NOW! 1-888-355-5650
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMMA!
Graduate in 4"Weeks!
FREE Brochure. CALL NOW@
1-800-562-$650 Ext. 30
www.southeastemhs.com
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMMA!
Graduate in 4 Weeks!
FREE Brochure. CALL NOW@
1-800-532-6546
www.continentalacademy.com

2300 Work Wanted


DON'T LET SPRING CLEANING OVER-
WHELM YOU THIS YEAR! We clean out
sheds, barns, garages & rentals. We
haul off everything, & sweep it clean.
Call today to see how little you'll spend
to get the job ddne! 863-257-1092


Business
305 Opportunities
AMERICAN LOG HOMES. Dealerships
Available. Expect $100,000 Yearly Part-
Time.Paid Training. Furnished Leads.
BBB A+ Rating. Free Plans Catalog &
Application.Mr. Frye @ 1-877-676-3642
www.thegreatamericanlogco.com


Popular Local Steakhouse
just reduced in price.
Over 25 years in business.
Turn Key Operation. Call Pat
Sufka @ 813-230-7177.
TV STATION FOR SALE
Group deal. Active or inactive investors
with at least $25,000. This is near
Sebring. Call 478-741-1710 anytime.
wrecktech@yahoo.com


3250 Loons & Savings
COMMERCIAL BRIDGE LOANS
$200,000-$10,000,000. Direct Lenders,
National-Commercial. 5 day closing-no
advance fees. "Lowest rates/best terms".
"Brokers fully protected and respected".
"Since 1985" 917-733-3877


4040 Homes For Sale


4 170 Lakefront Property

AVON PARK HISTORIC LAKE BYRD
100 ft Lakefront, Lake View & Access.
Ready to build, startling @$59,000.
Financing available. Only 2 miles N.
of Downtown, enter off US 27.
Call David @ 863-452-2536.


4300 Ot-ofTown Property
SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE FOR
CASH!!! Our Guaranteed Services Will
Sell/Rent Your Unused Timeshare for
CASH! Over $78 Million Dollars Offered
in 2009. www.SellATimeshare.com
1-877-494-8246


4320 Real Estate Wanted
LOOKING FOR OWNER FINANCE
2BR, price not over $60,000. Have cash
towards deal. Need Yard, have room for
small Camper. Lake Placid area, would
consider Sebring,. Email please
lafk@bellsouth.net.


Mobile Homes
5050 For Sale
AVON-PARK READY TO MOVE INI
Nice 55+ MHP. Low lot rent. 1BR, 1BA
completely furnished, roof over, carport,
shed, screened porbh. MUST SELL!
$5500 OBO. 1-863-838-7290
PALM HARBOR HOMES
Has closed 2 model centers.
Save up to $60K on select models!'
Call 1-800 622-2832

SEBRING Fully Furnished 2BR, 2BA
w/screened porch, carport, new control
CHA, pool, clubhouse; w/land. no lot
rent. 245 Tiger Tail Rd, Francis I MHP.
$35,900. 863-385-5576


SEBRING 2BR, 1.5BA, with OWN LOT,
No Lot Rent! Enclosed patio & carport,
CHA, 231 Francis St., in 55+ Park. Pool,
Shuffleboard, Clubhouse, etc.
Reduced to $34,995. $1,500 down,
$420 per month. Motivated Seller.
Owner Financing. 863-655-6936
SEBRING TANGLEWOOD 55+,
A MUST SEE! 2263 Woods & Water Ct.,
27x50, 2BR, 2BA, 2 Car Carport, Ldun-
dry Room, Screened Lanai, Fenced
Back Yard, Liv. Sq Ft 1350. Many Up-
grades. 4 months FREE Lot Rent.
$69,900. 863-273-1363
SELECTION of 1 & 2 Bedroom units for sale,
friendly/active 55+ park, located near shop-
ping, banks, hospital, reasonable lot rent incl.
S/W/G and lawn mowing. Call for more info.
or to see units. No pets please.
Call (863) 385-7034

15 Mobile Homes
5 5 For Rent
AVON PARK Double Wide Mobile
Home, 2 bedroom, stove & refrigerator,
$450 month, $400 deposit.
Call 863-635-4625.


6050 Duplexes for Rent
LAKE PLACID Placid Lakes Duplexes,
Just Bring Your Toothbrushl Nicely
furnished 2BR/2BR, carport, C/H/A,
short-term/ seasonal/ monthly.
Near golf & fishing. 863-699-0045
SEBRING 2BR 1BA, excellent location
& condition. Large pantry, util/storage
room. $500/mo + $500 security. Yard
maintenance included, Call to see. No
Pets. 863-763-1759 or 863-381-2810

2200 Unfurnished
6 0 Apartments
AVON PARK Apartment with balcony
overlooking Lake Verona and City Park.
Laundry Facilities, $365/mo.
100 E. Main St. ,
863-453-8598


Unfurnished
6200. Apartments
BANYAN WOODS Apts. is currently
accepting applications for 1 & 2 BR apts,
For 62+ & 18yrs.& older that are
disabled or handicapped. Must meet
screening criteria. Rent starting
@$464/mo., Call 863-452-0800,
M-W-TH from9am-4pm or
863-635-4264, Tues & Fri, 9am-4pm.
Equal Housing Opportunity

MOVE-IN
SPECIAL
$499.00 -
LEMON TREE APARTMENTS
Single story 1 bedrooms w/private patio,
refrig, stove, microwave, washer/dryer.
WSG incl. Pets OK, quiet friendly Avon
Park Communty. Call 386-503-8953


6250 Furnished Houses
AVON PARK 2BR 1BA, large rooms,
quiet neighborhood, waterfront home on
18 Lake Byrd Blvd., new refrig., no pets
& no smokers. $850/mo. + sec. Call
863-453-9612, leave message.


6300 Unfurnished Houses
AVON PARK Private Lake Front Estate,
very nice 2BR 1BA home. Includes white
sand swimming beach, total lawn care,
city water, W/D, Central Heat & Air
Only $600/month. Call 863-452-2299
AVON PARK Newly Remodeled Large ,
4BR, 3BA, home, new split-air system,
high on a hilL.GREAT VIEWI $775/mo,
+ $800 security deposit. No dogs. 863-
453-5657 or 863-414-5192.
LAKE PLACID Newly painted Duplex,
3BR, 1BA, CHA. 907 Lake June Rd.
$600 month. No Pets; No Smoke. 863-
243-9473 or 863-465-6045.
LAKE PLACID Super Clean, Newer
Home 3BR, 2BA, 1CG in Sylvan Shores.
Pets Kids OK. $750/mo. Discount for
long-term. 1612 Meadowbrook St. Call
561-351-1765.
SEBRING Large 2BRF2BA, garage &
carport, fenced yard, quiet neighbor-
hood, near Woodlawn Elementary &
Parkway, $700/mo. + security
Call 863-273-0469. Leave message.
SEBRING 2111 Colmar Ave, 3BR, 2BA.
No Pets / No Smokers. $700 mo. + 1st,
last & $300 deposit. 561-965-4458 or
561-379-6823
SEBRING 2BR, 1BA, off Sparta Rd.
Shed, fenced back yard. Water & lawn
care included: $600/mo. + $400 security
deposit. Call 863-253-1029.
SEBRING 4 BR, 2BA 1100 Highland Dr.
New carpet & blinds, C/H/A and W/D
hookups. $700 mo/ 1st and last, 1 year
lease. 863-533-5117, 863-537-0506.
SEBRING Beautiful, Newer 3BR, 2BA
Home with new generator and applian-
ces included. Large fenced yard. Close
to shopping and health care. $800 + util-
ities. $50 application fee. 571-247-5830.
SEBRING. 3BR, 3BA on canal with Little
Lake Jackson access. New dock & sea-
wall. Fisherman's dream $800 month.
No Smoke / No Pets. 863-381-7802 or
863-471-3369. Ask for Bob.

6400 Rooms for Rent

ROOM FOR RENT near Lowe's,
$450/mo. Includes all. 863-382-3344
or 518-466-5555


7140 Computers & Supplies
COMPUTER, WINDOW XP, 2 years old, flat
screen 14" monitor, $200, 863-382-7680.
Geeks-in-Route & On-site Computer &
Computer Networking Services by A+ &
Microsoft or CISCO Certified
Technicians. If We Can't Fix It, It's Freel
MC/DIS/AMEX/VISA.
1-866-661-GEEK (4335)
GET A NEW COMPUTER
Brand Name Laptops & Desktops
BAD or NO Credit No Problem
SSmallest weekly payments available
CALL NOW 1-800-752-3153


7180 Furniture

NEW FURNITURE FOR LESS!
Lamps $17, 100-Barstools
$39up, 50-Desks $97up,
3Pc Dropleaf dinette $197,
50-Dining Set $397up,
200-Recliners $297up,
50-2 PC Sofa & Loveseat
sets $687up, 50-TV Ent.
Centers $167up, 2 PC
Queen Bed Set $297up,
50-4Pc bedroom sets
$387up, 3Pc Living room
tables $97up,
100-Headboards $79up.
HIGHPOINT FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2346 U.S. 27 N, SEBRING
North of LOwes& across from
Home Depot


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SEBRING 12-HOUR
Posters & Programs For Sale!
1950's...60's...&70's available.
Call 863-385-2626, evenings.


73 10| Bargain Buys
1995 F150 (4x4) front end, $200 obo.
1-262-206-4147


BOOKS, slightly used. Lg. box w/40+ as-
sorted hdcovers and paperbks, have list.
box $35 OBO. Andy, 863-632-0868


FLOOR TILE NEW. 10 Boxes, all for
$50. 863-699-2142.
GOLF BAG New Nicklaus, L/M. $75.
863-202-0313
HIDE-A-BED, LIKE pew, shades of green &
tan, $125 O00. Rocker recliner, great condi-
tion, mauve color, $60 OB00. 863-655-1941.
HOME THEATRE SYSTEM New.
$100
863-873-7359


PRINTS Set of 3, framed originals, Red
Rock. $250 for set. 863-453-9612.
REFRIGERATOR GE Deluxe, side by
side. Cube/Crush/Water in door. $235.
Call 863-699-1911.
SEBRING 12-HOUR Official Posters.
1967, $150; 1972, $70; 1981, $20.
All Mint Condition. 863-385-2626.
SEWING MACHINE Kenmore. $50
Call 863-453-3032.


THE AUSTIN SCULPTURE "On Point",
$250. 863-465-1091.
TOMMY LIFT GATE for Pickup Truck.
Works Great! $150. 863-453-4302
TOW BAR A-Frame
$25. 863-202-0313


73 10 Bargain Buys
TRANSFER CASE out of a 1995 F150
5-speed, $150. 1-262-206-4147
TV 52" Projection, Good Condition.
$250. 863-385-3861 \

WATER HEATER Electric, 30 gallon,
like new, $40. 863-453-4902
WHEELCHAIR Has large back wheels,
will sell for $175. Excellent condition.
1-423-404-2085


7320 Garage & Yard Sales

!!!BAZAAR ! !
Saturday, March 6th 8am-2pm
Sun N Lake Community Center
3500 Edgewater Drive, Sebring
.Trash & Treasure Sale,
Food, Crafts. Bake Sale. Raffle
VendorTables available for $7.00
Call: Ann 471-0734
or June: 314-9005
FROSTPROOF MULIT-FAMILY
16 Lelia St, off Hwy 630, follow signs.
Fri-Sat, Mar 5th & 6th, 8am ?
LOTS OF EVERYTHING


Lake Plaicd BAZMAR @ Lakeside
village South Clubhouse Holmes Ave.,
Sat., Mar. 6th. 7:30AM-1PM. Books,
baked goods, antiques,household items,
clothing, misc. Coffee.available 7:30-
1:00. Lunch available 11:00-1:00


SEB.-RAINBOW APOSTOLIC Church, Sat.
March 6, 7am-1pm, 2213 Rainbow Ave., cor-
ner of Youth Care Lane & Rainbow Ave.
Something for everyone!
SEBRING 520 Volvo Ave, Fri-Sat,
Feb 6th & 7th. Lots of Misc. Sam -?
NO EARLY BIRDS PLEASE
SEBRING RUMMAGE SALE
Springlake Community Center, 209
Springlake Blvd (just off Hwy 98),
8am 1pm. Misc, household, clothing,
golf items & clothing, books, equipment,
original paintings, art items, new denim
purses, FRESH BAKERY ITEMS .
& FREE COFFEE!
SEBRING Spring Lake VILLAGE V,
HUGE SALE! MONDAY. Mar 1st, off
Concord, off Duane Palmer, 9am- ?'
RAIN DATE: Tues. Mar. 2ndd. :

SEBRING FALLS ANNUAL GARAGE
& BAKE SALE @ 2100 Caribbean Rd
@ Clubhouse, Sat, March 6trh, 8'am -
Noon. Lots of Goodies. Variety of
household items, fum, lots of quality
items! Hotdogs, Coffee, Donuts &
Cokes avail for sale. Don't miss the
Silent Auction on new items during the
sale! EVERYONE WELCOME!

SEBRING RECREATION CLUB-HUGE.ANNUAL
YARD SAL. 333 Pomegranate Ave.. behind
Sebring Police station. Fri-Sai, Mar 5-6, Fn
8AM-5PM, Sat. 8AM-3PM. Clothing, decor,
furniture, hardware, electronics, something
for everyone. This is an exceptional sale!l


SEBRING WOODHAVEN ESTATES
SPRING FAIR, 2122 Jacaranda Way, .
(off Brunns Rd) Sat, Mar 6th, 8am-12.
BAKE SALE, FOOD, RUMMAGE SALE,
CRAFTS, & RAFFLE. -


7340 Wanted to Buy

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FREE Install w/DVR (Up to 6 Rooms.)
FREE Movie Channels (3 Months.)
AND $400+ New Customer Bonus
1-888-430-9664
WANTED USED GOLF CART
Gas or Electric.....Resonalble
863-453-4234

7400 Lawn & Garden

CRAFTSMAN LAWNMOWER, good condition,
$75. Husquvana edger, $25 0BO. 863-471-
3616

7 0 Livestk & Supplies
7500 =**o **pp**

GLADE & GROVE SUPPLY INC
For all your Equipment & Feed needs.
877-513-8182



7520 PetsSuppies


SIBERIAN HUSKIES (2)
8 Mo. AKC Reg. Up-to-date shots, male,
black/white; female, gray/white, both
blue eyes. $300 ea. 863-446-3400.


8050 Boats & Motors

18' PARTY CRAFT PONTOON BOAT
40hp Yamaha motor, depth finder, live
well, radio & tape player. Excellent Con-
dition. $4,150. 863-699-5862


9200 Trucks
1995 F150 5-Speed (4x4) $400 (without
Transfer Case; $550 with Transfer
Case; also have front end, ALL for $700.
Call 1-262-206-4147.

9400 Automotive Wanted


9450 Automotive for Sale

2005 DODGE NEON Red, 4-door
Sedan. Like Newl Still under Warranty.
$6,000. GREAT BUYI Call 863-471-0481
or 863-214-6340.


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Little things add up to Sebring win


By DAN HOEHNE
daniel.hoehne@newssun.com
SEBRING Execution and
intensity, two little things.
that can add up to. a whole.
lot.
Both were on display
Friday nighi at Firemen's
Field as the Blue Streaks (5-
2, 1-0) opened up their dis-
trict schedule with a 2-1 win
over Winter Haven.
From starting pitcher Josh.
Chavis going the whole way
and getting out of,numerous
threats, to the sacrifice bunt
from Corbin Hoffner that
lead to the game-winning run
coming in, Sebring did the
little things that pulled out'
the victory.
Sebring Josh
didn't have
2 his best
stu ff
Winter Haven tonig h t,"
head coach
1 H oppy
S. Rewis said.
"He was a
little flat in the beginning and
got tired late, but this was
probably his best outing of
the year."
Which is where the inten-
sity" comes in.
With runners at the corners
and one out in the Winter
'Haven first, Chavis faced an
early challenge.
But a key strike out and
then a fine running catch in
deep center field by Evan
Lewis got the Streaks out of
it.
But Blue Devil pitcher
Tyler Pike seemed to have his


News-sun photo by DAN HUOfHiNE
Corbin Hoffner gets a high five from head coach Hoppy Rewis after Hoffner's sacrifice
bunt lead to the winning run coming around in Sebring's 2-1 win over Winter Haven to
open the district schedule.


command, mixing his curve
and fastball to keep the
Streak batters off balance and
mowing through the order, in
order, over the first three
innings.
Chavis, meanwhile, saw
two runners on with two out
in the second before he
picked off the lead runner at


second to escape.
By the middle innings,
though, the Sebring right-
hander seemed to settle in,
retiring the side in order in
the third and fourth, while
the offense started to solve
the Winter Haven southpaw.
Seth Abeln worked his way
to a one-out walk' in the


fourth before Cody Hoffner
came through with a rocket-
shot double to left to score
the first run of the game.
Chavis worked easily
through the fifth and the
offense was poised to add to
the lead in the bottom of the

See STREAKS, page 4B


Lady. Streaks rolling,

Dragons come up short


By DAN HOEHNE
daniel.hoehne@newss4n.com
In girls tennis action
Thursday, Sebring contin-
ued their perfect early sea-
son while the Lady Green
Dragons were barely edged
at Clewiston.
The Blue Streaks' ran the
table for the second consec-
utive match, going 7-0


against the Lady Bulldogs
with only one set loss on
the day.
That came in the No. 5
singles with Lauren Taylor
losing a first-set tie-break-
er, 6-7 (5-7), before coming
back with 6-3, 6-4 wins to
take the match.
See TENNIS, page 4B


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News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE
Jalitza Serrano teamed with Weslee Davis to earn a dou-
bles win at Clewiston Thursday, but the Lady Tigers
eked out the 4-3 match-win over Lake Placid.


Lady Dragons edge Avon Park


News-Sun file photo by DAN
HOEHNE
Ashley Wells, left, leads this
conference on the mound in
a recent game, and lead the ,
Dragons with some timely
hitting to a 9-8 win over
Avon Park Friday night


Special to the News-Sun better able to play multiple
The growth of the Lake positions and build their con-
Placid softball team saw fidence."
some more positive signs One player, in particular,
Friday as they Lady that Cheshire noted
Dragons held on for a Lake Placid was catcher Ashley
9-8 win over the Red A Wells, who drove in
Devils at Avon Park. two big runs with. a
"We're a very Avon Park fake-bunt single.
young team and a lot "She is just pro-
of the girls are just dressing tremendous-
getting their feet wet 0 ly," she said. "She had
at the varsity level," an awesome hitting
head coach Alesia Cheshire game and a very good fake
said. "We've been moving bunt to get our runners in."
people around to get them Lanie Weber-Callahan got


the start on the mound, with
Alyssa Allen coming on the
get the win in relief for Lake
Placid to run the season
record to 2-4, and sets the
stage for Monday's district re-
match with Frostproof, who
blew out the Dragons late in
their Feb. 19 match-up.
"That was a close game
through five innings,"
Chesire said. "But the girls
started getting down on
themselves because they
weren't making contact like
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THE SCOREBOARD


EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Boston 36 20 .643 -
Toronto 31 26 .544 5%Y
Philadelphia 22 36 .379 15
New York 20 37 .351 16Y%
New Jersey 5 52 .088 31%Y
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Orlando 39 20 .661 -
Atlanta 36 21 .632 2
Miami 29 29 .500 9%
Charlotte 28 29 .491 10
Washington 20 36 .35717Y2
Central Division
W L Pct GOB
Cleveland 46 14 .767 -
Chicago 31 27 .534 14
Milwaukee- 29 28.50915Y,
Detroit 21 37 .362 24
Indiana 19 39 .328 26
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
Dallas 38 21 .644 -
San Antonio 32 24 .571 4%
New Orleans 31 28 .525 7
Houston 29 28 .509 8
Memphis 29 29 .500 8%Y
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Denver 39- 19 .672 -
Utah 37 21 .638 2
Oklahoma City 34 23 .596 4Y%
Portland 34 27 .557 62%
Minnesota 14 46 .233 26
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
L.A. Lakers 44 15 .746 -
Phoenix .37 23 .617 7Y,
L.A. Clippers 24 34.41419Y2
Sacramento 19 39 .32824%
Golden State 16 41 .281 27
Thursday's Games
IMilwaukee 112, Indiana 110
Cleveland 108, Boston 88
Denver 127, Golden State 112
Friday's Games
Dallas 111, Atlanta 103, OT
New York 118, Washington 1'16, OT
Cleveland 126, Toronto 118, OT
Chicago 115, Portland 111, OT
Charlotte 93, Memphis 89
Oklahoma City 109, Minnesota 92
Houston 109, San Antonio 104
Denver 107, Detroit 102
Phoenix 125, L.A. Clippers 112
New Orleans 100, Orlando 93
Sacramento 103, Utah 99
L.A. Lakers 99, Philadelphia 90
Saturday's Games
New Jersey at Boston, late
Milwaukee at Miami, late
Chicago at Indiana, late
Memphis at New York, late
Portland at Minnesota, late
Houston at Utah, late
Detroit at Golden State, late
Sunday's Games
Phoenix at San Antonio, 1 p.m.
Denver at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at Atlanta, 6 p.m.
Washington at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
Toronto at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Sacramento, 9 p.m.
.New Orleans at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.


EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L OTPtsGF GA
New Jersey 37 21 3 77162144
Pittsburgh 36 22 4 76195179
Philadelphia 32 25 3 67 179 160
N.Y. Rangers 28 27 7 63161169
N.Y. Islanders 25 29 8 58 159194
Northeast Division
W L OTPtsGF GA
Ottawa 36 23 4 76 178 179
Buffalo 33 18 9 75166152
Boston 27 22 11 65149154
Montreal 29 28 6 64.164176,
Toronto 19 31 11 49162208
Southeast Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Washington 41 13 8 90247 177
Tampa Bay 26 24 11 63160182
Atlanta 26 24 10 62182194
Florida 24 27 10 58155177
Carolina 24 30 7 55 168 194
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
W L OTPtsGF GA
Chicago 41 15 5 87199146
Nashville 33 23 5 71170 173
Detroit 28 21 12 68159164
St. Louis 28 25 9 65163172
Columbus 25 28 10 60 166 203
Northwest Division
W L OTPtsGF GA
Vancouver 37 22 2 76 194 152
Colorado 35 20 6 76178158
Calgary 30 23 9 69156156
Minnesota 30 27 4 64171 178
Edmonton 1936 6 44153211
Pacific Division
W L OTPtsGF GA
San Jose 40 13 9 89204153
Phoenix 37 21 5 79167158
Los Angeles 37 20 4 78185166
Dallas 28 21 12 68175186
Anaheim 30 25 7 67177189
NOTE: Two points for a win; one point
for overtime loss.
Monday, Feb.15-Sunday, Feb. 28
No games scheduled, Olympic break


Friday's Major Scores
EAST
Canisius 74, Loyola, Md. 62
Columbia 56, Penn 55
Cornell 50, Princeton 47
Fairfield 71, lona 54
Harvard 91, Brown 71
Niagara 74, Manhattan 72
Siena 80, Rider 54
St. Peter's 62, Marist 39
Yale 55, Dartmouth 45
SOUTH
Savannah St. 94, Carver Bible 68
MIDWEST
Butler 74, Valparaiso 69
FAR WEST


N. Arizona 73, Sacramento St. 59
Portland St. 98, Idaho St. 63
Weber St. 85, E. Washington 57
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Friday's Major Scores
EAST
Canisius 54, St. Peter's 40
Columbia 80, Penn 61
Fairfield 55, Niagara 41


LIVE

SPORTS

ON TV


AUTO RACING
SUNDAY
2 p.m. NASCAR Shelby American............ FOX


COLLEGE BASKETBALL
SUNDAY
1 p.m. Richmond at Xavier ............... ESPN2
2 p.m. Louisville at Connecticut.. .......... .. CBS
4 p.m. Big Ten Wildcard Teams TBA ........ CBS
MONDAY
7 p.m. Georgetown at West Virginia ......... ESPN
9 p.m. Oklahoma at Texas................. ESPN
TUESDAY
7 p.m. Vanderbilt at Florida ............... ESPN
7 p.m. Villanova at Cincinnati............. ESPN2.
8 p.m. Miami at North Carolina ............. SUN
9 p.m. Illinois at Ohio State ................ ESPN


GOLF
SUNDAY
1 p.m. LPGA HSBC Women's Championship GOLF
2 p.m. Wendy's Champions Skins Game ...... ESPN
4 p.m. PGA WM Phoenix Open............GOLF


1 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
7 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

8 p.m.


NBA
SUNDAY
Phoenix at San Antonio .............. ABC
Denver at L.A. Lakers ................ ABC
Miami at Orlando .............. ESPN/SUN
New Orleans at Dallas .............. ESPN
MONDAY
Atlanta at Chicago.................. WGN


TENNIS
MONDAY
9 p.m. Billie Jean King Cup.............. ESPN2


TRACK AND FIELD
SUNDAY,
7 p.m. U.S. Indoor Championships ......... ESPN2


WINTER OLYMPICS
SUNDAY
Noon Hockey, Cross Country Skiing. ......... NBC
7 p.m. Closing Ceremony ..... .......... NBC
11:35 p.m. Closing Party ......... ............. NBC


WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
SUNDAY,
1 p.m. South Carolina at Vanderbilt........... SUN
3 p.m. Florida State at Maryland. ........... ESPN2
5 p.m. Kansas at Baylor ................. ESPN2
MONDAY
7 p.m. Connecticut at Notre Dame.......... ESPN2
Times, games, channels all subject to change


Harvard 65, Brown 54
Loyola, Md. 45, Manhattan 41
Marist 82, lona 80, OT
Princeton 96, Cornell 59
Richmond 78, George Washington 54
Siena 58, Rider 48
Yale 58, Dartmouth 42
SOUTH
Duke 83, Virginia 65
Georgia Tech 64, North Carolina 57
N.C. Central 74, Longwood 66
MIDWEST
Creighton 77, Drake 57
Indiana St. 70, N. Iowa 62
Missouri St. 83, S. Illinois 72
Wichita St. 68, Evansville 43
FAR WEST
E. Washington 70, Weber St. 56
Idaho St. 63, Portland St. 51


Friday's Scores.
EAST
Niagara 4, Ala.-Huntsville 3
Army 8, American International 6
Holy Cross 4, Bentley 1
Quinnipiac 8, Brown 3
Vermont 7, Boston U. 3
Rochester Tech 8, Canisius 1
Dartmouth 3, St. Lawrence 2
Clarkson 2, Harvard 1, OT
Merrimack 6, Maine 3
Boston College 2, Massachusetts 1, OT.
Mercyhurst 5, Connecticut 1
New Hampshire 4, Northeastern 4, OT
Mass.-Lowell 4, Providence 0
Colgate 3, RPI 2
Cornell 4, Union, N.Y. 1
Yale 7, Princeton 4
MIDWEST
Bemidji St. 3, Nebraska-Omaha 1
Michigan St. 5, Bowling Green 2
Denver 3, Minn. St., Mankato 1
N. Michigan 2, Lake Superior St. 1, OT
Minnesota 3, Minn. Duluth 2
Miami (Ohio) 6, Ohio St. 2
Ferris St. 2, W. Michigan 2, Ferris St.
wins SO 2-0
Wisconsin 5, Michigan Tech 2
FAR WEST
North Dakota 3, Colorado College 2, OT
Air Force 6, Sacred Heart 3


Winter Olympic Medals Table
Friday, Feb. 26
77 of 90 total medal events
Nation G S B Tot
United States 8 13 13 34
Germany 9 11 7 27
Canada 10 7 4 21
Norway 8 6 6 20
Austria 4 5 6 15
Russia 3 5 7 15
South Korea 6 6 2 14
China 5 2 4 11
France 2 3 5 10
Sweden 5 2 2 9


Switzerland 6 0 2 8
Netherlands 4 1 2 7
Czech Republic 2 0 4 6
Poland 0 3 1 4
Japan 0 2 2 4
Italy 0 1 3 4
Australia 2 1 6 3
Belarus 1 1 1 3
Slovakia 1 1 1 3
Slovenia 0 2 1 3
Finland 0 1 2 3
Latvia 0 2 0 2
Croatia 0 1 1 2
Britain 1 0 0 1
Estonia 0 1 0 1
Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1


BASEBALL
American League
KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Agreed to
terms with RHP Anthony Lerew, INF
Mike Aviles and OF Mitch Maler on one-
year contracts.
SEATTLE MARINERS-Agreed to terms
with RHP Danny Cortes, RHP Doug
Fister, LHP Ryan Feierabend, RHP
Shawn Kelley, RHP Ricky Orta, LHP
Garrett Olson, LHP Edward Paredes,
LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith, RHP
Kanekoa Texeira, LHP Jason Vargas,
RHP Anthony Varvaro, INF Mike Carp,
INF Jack Hannahan, OF Ezequiel
Carrera, OF Greg Halman, OF Michael
Saunders, C Rob Johnson and C Adam
Moore .to one-year contracts.
National League
FLORIDA MARLINS-Agreed to terms
with RHP Jay Buente, RHP Jose Ceda,
RHP Brett Sinkbeil, 3B Jorge Jimehez,
C Brett Hayes and Gaby Sanchez on
one-year contracts.
HOUSTON ASTROS-Agreed to terms
with INF Tommy Manzella on a one-year
contract.
BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association
NBA-Fined Los Angeles Lakets C
Andrew Bynum $25,000 for publicly
criticizing game officials following a
Feb. 24 game against Dallas.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS-Recalled F
Darnell Jackson from Erie (NBADL).
WASHINGTON WIZARDS-Signed G
Shaun Livingston to a 10-day contract.
FOOTBALL
National Football League
WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Named
Malcolm Blacken and Chad Englehart
assistant strength and conditioning
coaches.
HOCKEY
National Hockey League
DETROIT RED WINGS-Placed F Kirk
Maltby long-term injured reserve.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Re-assigned D
Anders Eriksson, F Joel Perrault and F
Brett MacLean to San Antonio (AHL).


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LOCAL SCHEDULE


Avon Park


Lake Placid


Sebring


MONDAY: Boys Weightlifting hostsTravisTodd Invitational, 4 p.m.
TUESDAY: Baseball at Fort Meade, 7 p.m.; Softball at Mulberry, 5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys
Tennis vs.' Lake Placid, 4 p.m.; GirlsTennis at Lake Placid, 4 p.m.;Track and Field at
Lake Placid, 4:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Baseball vs. Lake Placid, 7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Lake Placid, 6 p.m.; Softball
vs. Frostproof, 5:30/7:30 p.m.


MONDAY: Baseball at DeSoto, 7 p.m.; Softball vs. Frostproof, 5/7:30 p.m.Boys
Weightlifting atTravisTodd Invitational, Avon Park, 4 p.m.
TUESDAY: Baseball vs. McKeel, 7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Hardee, 6 p.m.; BoysTennis at
Avon Park, 4 p.m.; GirlsTennis vs. Avon Park, 4 p.m.
THURSDAY: JV Baseball vs. DeSoto, 6 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting at DeSoto, 4 p.m.


MONDAY: BoysTennis at Hardee, 4 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting atTravisTodd Invitational,
Avon Park, 4 p.m.
TUESDAY: Baseball vs. Osceola, 7 p.m.; Softball vs. Ridge, 6/7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: Baseball at Lake Wales, 7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs. Lake Wales, 7 p.m.; Boys
Tennis vs. Clewiston, 3:30 p.m.GirlsTennis at Clewiston, 3:30 p.m.


MONDAY: Baseball at Indian River State College, 3 p.m.
TUESDAY: Baseball vs. Siena Heights, Michigan, 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs. College of Central Florida, 5 p.m.; Softball vs. Indian River
State College, 5 p.m.
FRIDAY: Baseball at Pasco-Hemando, 3 p.m.; Softball at Palm Beach State College, 3
SFCC p.m.


SPORTS SNAPSHOTS


Nu-Hope Golf
AVON PARK The 13th Annual Nu-
Hope Elder Care Services Inc. golf tour-
nament will be held on Saturday, April 3
(8:30 a.m. shotgun start) at Pinecrest on
Lotela Golf Course in Avon Park.
The tournament format will be a two-
person scramble.
Entry fee will be $60 per person,
($120 per team) which includes after-
play meal and refreshments during play.
Registration forms are available at the
participating golf pro shop or can be
mailed or faxed to you by calling Sandy
Foster at 382-2134, ext. 325.
Business sponsorships are available.
Early registration is encouraged.

Sebring Youth Baseball
SEBRING Sebring Youth Baseball is
now accepting registrations for Majors
(11-12) and Dixie Boys (13-14).
Registration will take place Saturday,
March 6, 13 and 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
at Max Long Field and Wednesday,
March 3, 10 and 17, from 6-8 p.m.
Registration is also ,being accepted at
Custom Prints, 2805 Alt 27 S., Sebring
(behind Publix).
Registration forms can also be down-
loaded from sebringyouthbaseball.com
. and mailed to Post Office Box 1178,
Sebring, Florida 33871. Cost of registra-
tion is $75 per player.
Families with two players the cost is
$65 for the each additional player.
All registrations must be received by 2
p.m. on March 20.
Tryouts for players not already on a
team will be on March 23 at 6 p.m. for
Dixie Boys and March 25 at 5:45 p.m.
for Majors.
For more information please call Israel
Gomez at 471-2007.

Sun 'N Lake Invite
SEBRING Sun 'N Lake Women's
Golf Invitational will be Friday, March
26, at Sun 'n Lake Golf and Country
Club in Sebring.
Registration is 7:30 a.m. with ashot-
gun start at 8:30 a.m.
Format is Two Best Net Balls.
Cost: $50 per person includes green
fees, cart, lunch and prizes. Make checks
payable to WGA.
Lunch will be served following golf in
our beautiful new clubhouse.
Deadline to register is Wednesday,
March 17, cancellation deadline is
Saturday, March 20.
Mail registration and checks to:
Daniela Wiser, 6026 Matanzas Drive,
Sebring, FL 33872 for more informa-
tion, call Daniela at 385-0793.

STARS Softball
SEBRING Special STARS is getting
ready for its 11th annual Coed Softball
League season.
Partners in the community can join
athletes with disabilities who are a part
of Special STARS as they play softball at
the Highlands County Softball Complex.
Practices are 3-5 p.m. on Sunday's, Feb.
28 and March 7.
The tournament will be at 8 a.m.
Saturday, March 13. Coaches and players
are needed.
The team will consist of four special
athletes, three men and three women on
the field at all times.
Athletes need to be at least 16 and
older to be on a team. It is slow pitch
coed softball.
There will be a skill level for special
athletes of all ages who want to learn the
fundamentals of softball.
Ribbons will be presented on tourna-
ment day for these athletes. Teams from
out of town will be competing with the


local teams for trophies.
Teams are forming now and extra
players are needed as well as volunteers.
Team, sponsorships are $250 which
includes shirts for the entire 15-member
team with the sponsors logo on it, pub-
licity and recognition at the event.
Businesses, clubs or organizations are
encouraged to get a team together and
Special STARS will provide the special
athletes to be on each team. There are
other sponsorships available.
All team members get a free shirt and
lunch at the tourney. There is no charge
to the athlete to participate.
For more information, call Special
STARS Coordinator Cindy Marshall at
443-0438.

AP Chamber Golf
AVON PARK The Avon Park
Chamber of Commerce presents the 13th
Annual Chamber Golf Tournament spon-
sored by CenturylLink, Progress Energy,
Highlands Today, Florida Hospital
-Heartland, Highlands Regional Medical
Center, Highlands Independent Bank,
Heartland National Bank and Avon Park
Main Street CRA Saturday, March 6 at
Pinecrest Golf Club.
Registrations will start at 7 a.m. with a.
shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Cost of the two-person scramble is $60
per person and includes golf, lunch,
range balls, refreshments on the course
and prizes.
A $2,000 Hole In One prize is offered
by Cohan Radio Group.
Hole sponsorship opportunities are
available for $100.
For more information or entry form
please call the Avon Park Chamber of
Commerce at 863-453-3350.

Sand Volleyball Clinics
AVON PARK SFCC head volleyball
coach Kim Crawford will be holding vol-
leyball clinics, on sand court, running
from Feb. 15 through July 18.
The clinics are available for individual
sessions up to four-player sessions.
For individual clinics, price is $20 per
half-hour session, $35 per hour session.
Two-player clinics are $30 per player
hour session; three-player clinics are $25
per player hour session and four-player
clinics are $20 per player hour session.
Call Coach Crawford at (863) 835-
2377 or 784-7037, for more information
and to start scheduling your sessions.
If a session needs to be canceled or
rescheduled, notification of at least 24
hours is required as both courtesy to
Coach Crawford and for the opportunity
for someone else to fill the time slot.

YMCA Soccer
SEBRING The YMCA is now form-
ing its Co-ed Soccer League at the
YMCA soccer fields.
Registrations .are continuing through
March 23 for the 7-15 player teams that
will play on Saturday's at 12:30 p.m.
Cost is $25 for members, $35 for non-
members for questions, call 382-9622.

YMCA Beach Volleyball
SEBRING The YMCA will be host-
ing a beach volleyball tournament
Saturday, March 27 beginning at 9 a.m.
until the last team remains
Sign up invidually or as part of a four-
person team for the 4-on-4 competition.
Cost is $15 per person for YMCA
members, $20 per person for non-mem-
bers and includes a T-shirt, with
Gatorade and lunch also being provided.
The winning team receives a $100 gift
card from the Blue Lagoon.
Registration deadline is Friday, March
19 for questions, call 382-9622.


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improvement
Continued from 1B
they usually do and then
(Frostproof) took advantage
of that.
"Compared to the begin-
ning of the season, we've
seen plenty of improve-
ment," she continued. "It's
really amazing to see it as it
happens. We're getting bet-
ter every day and I expect
to see great things as the
season progresses."
Monday's game is then
followed by a road date at
Tenoroc'Friday.
On the other bench, Avon
Park's head coach Rob
Torres said that the Lady
Devils are starting to put it
together.
"This is the best game we
have played this year, and
we are starting to work as a
team," Torres said.
According to Torres,
Johntavia Perry was pulled
up from JV and she did a
good job for for the Devils,


on both sides
'We are starting

to work as a

team.'

ROB TORRES
Avon Park head coach
but Avon Park could not get-
their batting going when it
was needed most.
"Cheynne Mills also did
a good job at bat for us, and
Amber Kendall did great
for us at the pitching spot,
but we just could not get
that hit when we needed it,"'
Torres said. "We had the
opportunity, and we left
girls on base more than
once, but we just could not
get the hits."
The Lady Devils look to
build on the positives as
district play continues for
them at Mulberry Tuesday
and at home against
Frostproof Friday.


Sebring Seniors see



nail-biters, blowouts


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING Cold and
very windy describes
Thursday, Feb. 25, for play
in the Sebring Senior
Softball League, but it did
not hinder the players hit-
ting and running ability.
Royal Palms and the
Rebels battled it out until
the bottom of the eighth
inning when the Palms
forged ahead by one run
making the final score 28-
27.
Palms Bob Fox went 2-
for-3 including a home run,
triple and scoring six RBI
and Doug Hammond was 4-
for-4 with a triple and cred-
ited for five RBI.
Elwood Black had 3 -for-
4, including a double, Mo
Pier was 1-for-3 with a dou-
ble and Bob MacCarrick
had 2-for-2 with three RBI.
The Rebels top hitter was
Stan Turl, going -5-for-6,
including a home run.
Tony Grosso was 6-for-6,
including a double, Les
Reab was 6-for-6 and Fred
Boyd was 5-for-6 with a
triple,
Other hitters with 5-for-6
times up were Don Purdy,
Don Matthews, "Moose"
Tom Morrissette and Rick
Vancuren.
Jim Strietzel and Don
Lenvantovich each had four
hits ,
A short-handed Silent
Salesman team tangled with
the Mighty Merchants and
came away losers, 31-19.
Merchants Ron Lewis hit
the only home run, going 3-
for-5, Jose Torres was 5-for-
5, including a double and
Bill Todd also had 5-for-5.
Having 4-for-5 were
Bobby Fulcher, including a
triple and Kyle Saunders
with a double.
Victor Rodriquez and J.
C. Brown were 4-for-4 and
having three hits each were
Harry Bell, John Kloet and
Bobby Richards.
The Merchants furnished
the Salesman with a good
third baseman to replace
injured Harold Baucom, but
even at that the Salesman
could not overcome the
Merchants five, five-run
innings.
The Salesman pulled to
within six runs after five
innings, but the Merchants
answered with ten quick
returns to seal the win.
'Contributing most at bat
for Silent Salesman were
Richard Godfrey with a
home run and three singles
and Don Cunningham hav-
ing three hits, including a
triple.
Dale Demar had a double
to go with two singles and
Syd Collins rapped out three
one-base hits.
Mike Jurmu came into the
game with a sixteen at-bat


consecutive hit streak but
failed to extend it any
longer.
He did, however, bang out
a triple and a single in five
at bats. ,
Highlands Ridge edged
out Allstate Insurance 17-
13.
Going into the eighth, the
Ridge was trailing by two
but scored six runs and were
able to hold off Allstate for
the win.
Ridge's Tommy
Gaiownik hit a double with
bases loaded and brought in
three RBI.
Doug Ebeling was 3-for-4
with a clutch hit in the last
inning and Doug Stewart
had three hits.
Having two hits each
were John Bielman, Curt
Brown, Bobby Floodine,
Dave Majick, Bob Ross and
Andy Timermanis.
Allstate Insurance report-
ed Robert Fahnestock, Rod
Palmer and Rudy Pribble all
going 2-for-3. "
The Blue Jays and
Highlands Independent
Bank met but the Bank
offered to forfeit the game.
The Sebring Senior
Softball League games had
two of the closest scores yet
this season on Tuesday, Feb.
23.
Highlands Ridge barely
edged Highlands Merchants
to a 4-3 win.
It was a game of 3-2 into
the eighth inning.
Merchants had only nine
hits coming from among
two hits each for Wayne
Hill, John Kloet, Victor
Rodriquez and Ross
McMinn.
The Merchants Juan
Alicia' made three outstand-
ing fielding plays, as well as
the team's other good defen-
sive plays.
Highlands Ridge held
their ground with ten hits.
Going 2-for-3 were Curt
Brown with a double, Brian
Gilles and Doug Ebeling,
who alo batted in the win-
ning run.
Dave Majick, Bobby
Fl6odine, Tommy Gaiownik
and John Bielman managed
only one hit each.
Bobby Ross and Brian
Gilles are credited with two
great double plays.
A second very close scor-
ing game was between
Royal Palms and the Blue
Jays, ending 9-8 with Palms
on top.
Pete Mathews pounded
out a double and Dorin
Quigg was 3-for-3.
Doug Hammond had 2-
for-2, Bob MacCarrick was
1-for-l and Jim Longman 3-
for-4.
The Blue Jays had the
lone home run of the
game, hit in by Jimmy


Johnson, while Bob Silvia
and Bob Brooks each had 3-
for-4, including a triple.
Eddie Carroll was 2-for-4
and Stu Hayner 3-for-4.
The Allstate team and
Silent Salesman met for
what should have been a
good game.
As it turned out, however,
the Allstate players came to
play while 'the Salesman
came to watch.
Needless to say the out-
come wasn't pretty as
Allstate ripped the
Salesman 25-6.
The Salesman began with
a bang, scoring five runs in
the first inning, but failed to
put another run on the board
until the eighth.
Allstate's batters, mean-
while, pounded the ball for
at least three runs in each of
the first six innings.
One home run each was
scored by Larry Solomon
and Don Ward.
Rod Palmer had two
triples out of three hits,
Rudy Pribble went 5-for-6,
Les Smith 5-for-7 and
James Gilbert 4-for-6.
Leading the Salesman at
bat were Mike Jurmu with
four hits, including a dou-
ble, while Richard Godfrey
and Dale Demar had three
hits each.
Another wide-span scor-
ing finale was between
Rebels Buttonwood Bay'and
Highlands Independent
Bank with a 20-8 win.
The Bank held the lead
for three innings until the
Rebels Don Purdy hit a
three-run homer, as well as
a double.
"Moose" Tom Morrissette
was credited with a home
run and Jim Strietzel had a
triple.
Les Reab went 4-for-4,
Diz Jones and Stan Turl
each had 3-for-3 and pitch-
ers Rollie Carlson and
Rick Vancuren shared the
pitching mound.
The Bank rallied a little
too late with nineteen
hits, including Al Taratuta
having 2-for-2, including a
triple.
Jerry Murphy, Mike Ellis,
John Schmidt and Gene
Hanford all had three hits.


SCourtesy photos
Beautiful vintage race cars are a part of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) series, as the
2010 racing season kicks off on March 4-7 at Sebring International Raceway.


Historic Sportscar



Racing kicks off 2010


Special to the News-Sun
The Historic Sportscar
Racing Series (HSR) has hit
the ground running in 2010
with an updated schedule of
eight classic historic races at
five different circuits in the
U.S. An announcement earli-
er this month about the
restructuring of HSR and
SVRA has breathed new life
into the series.
The two sanctioning bod-
ies now manage their sepa-
rate formats and unique his-
tories independently and will
now use their cross owner-
ship beneficially.
- Additionally, HSR is
increasing their public rela-
tions efforts and media out-
reach by hiring motorsports
public relations specialist
Barbara J. Burns.
HSR, celebrating its 20th
year, -is also expanding its
exciting Daytona Continental
Historic Races in November
with an updated Camel GT
Reunion event which will
bring out many racing legends
from the 70s, 80s and 90s.
Celebrated drivers from an
earlier sports car racing era
expected to be on-hand
include Derek Bell, Andy
Wallace, Bill Adam and Chip
Robinson, to name a few.
"We are truly excited about
HSR's 2010 race season,"
said Ken Fengler, HSR Vice
President of Race Operations.
"There are, so many positive
opportunities for HSR this
year as we focus on what we
do best with managing his-


toric racing event for our
loyal customers and fans.
We're also delighted to be
bringing Barbara into HSR.
Of course with her motor-
sports history, she's already
familiar to us and many of our
racing teams. The Sebring
Endurance Challenge is just a
week away and we can't wait
to go racing."
HSR kicks off its 2010 rac-
ing season with the Sebring
Endurance Challenge March 4-
7, with more than 200 entries
expected for this tour de
force event.
Cars are the stars in HSR.
From GTP to open wheel
to stock cars, there is some-
thing for everyone, no matter
your interest.
Production-based race cars
from Ford, Chevrolet, Porsche,
Jaguar, to GTP exotics like
Porsche, Nissan and Riley-
Scott, and even sport.
production cars like the
Brabham and Lotus show the
diversity of HSR racing.
The 2010 season will
launch the inaugural Cayman
Interseries, featuring 2009-
2010 Porsche Cayman S cars
outfitted in famous Porsche
historic race car livery.
Go back to the future as
more than 20 very modern
Porsche Caymans regaled in
paint scenes from yesteryear
take to the track.
Cars such as the Gulf
Porsche 917, Lowenbrau
Porsche 962, Rothmans
Porsche 956 or Martini
Porsche 935 Turbo, and many


more will bring back memo-
ries of the classic originals.
As "Baby Boomers" age
and their nostalgia for the
good old days of historic cars
and racing memories, contin-'
ue to grow, it brings new fans
and their families to the HSR.
Remembering arid giving,
tribute to the legends of yes-
teryear is just a part of HSR.
All access to the pits, pad--
dock and drivers, celebrity.
guests, car club corrals/activ-'
ities, championship drivers of
the past combined with pro
drivers of today, autograph
sessions, and a fan-friendly
atmosphere are just part of a:
race weekend at an HSR
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Softball Streaks take two


By DAN HOEHNE
, daniel.hoehne@,newssun.com
Two tight games were
broke open late as the Lady
Blue Streaks of the softball
diamond topped Winter
Haven 7-4 Friday and
Frostproof, 14-4 Thursday.
r, Haley Pack got her first
start in two games in
Friday's contest, but Sel
paw the Lady Blue
Devils jump out to a
2-0 lead early on.
. Sebring came back Winte
and tied it before
adding two more to
take a 4-2 lead.
Winter Haven bat-


tied back, however, tying it
up at 4-apiece before a three-
run tilt in the sixth got the
lead back for good.
' Carrie Dudek reached on
an error and moved along as
Dino Lower singled.
Wendy Negrin then tripled
both runners in and came
home herself on Amanda
Grimaldo's run-scoring sin-
gle.
Pack and the defense then


settled in for the final three
outs of the win.
"Haley pitched a real good
game," head coach Joe Siness
said. "She only gave up three
hits which shows that defen-


br


r

4


sively
well."


we didn't play very


The team was down two
starters as
ing Tayla DaSilva Set
was recover-
ing from being
drilled on the
Haven elbow by a Fros
S pitch in
Thursday's .
game while
Camiel White had her wis-
dom teeth pulled earlier in
the day. ,
But the Blue Streak bats
carried the day in moving the
team's record to 5-1 overall
and 3-1 in district play.
"We're doing all right
offensively," Sinness said.
"We're holding our own."
This came on the heels of
Thursday's lopsided finish
against the Lady Bulldogs
that actually had been a


comeback from an early
deficit.
Carly Hoffner got the start
on the mound in the
Frostproof contest, after
proving effective in her start
against Lake Placid Monday.
But some early control
issues and a hard-hitting
Bulldog attack got
bring them on the board
early and holding a 3-
2 lead after three, with
Pack coming in to
tproof' hold off a further a
potential rally in the
Third.
But four runs in the
.fourth got the lead back and
an eight-run sixth blew it
open and ended it early.
Grimaldp was perfect at
the plate, going 4-for-4 with
three RBI with Lower going'
4-for-5 and also picking up
three ribbies.
The team will look to
improve on their district
record Tuesday when the
Lady Bolts of Ridge
Community come to town.


News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE
Amanda Grimaldo lays into this pitch for an RBI single, one of three ribbiesshe would
total, in Thursday's 14-4 win over Frostproof.


Continued from 1B
'frame.
Jesse Baker lead off with a
.walk and Lewis singled
-sharply to right center to put
'runners on first and' third
with nobody out.
- But Pike dug in and got out
of it with two strikeouts and a
grounder to third.
- After a one, two, three top
Df the sixth, again the Streaks
.seemed ready to mount a
Rally with Matt Randall
,reaching on an error and
moving to second on Abeln's
bpunt.
A fly out to right got
landall to third, but a.pop to
'fjrst kept Sebring hanging on
to that one-run margin head-
ing into the seventh.
Luke Borders lead off with
a ringing double before a fine
Slai\ b% Randall at second got
I he -jfir-t o:outlhafid saved the
)yi;g runjiv. t moving it to

S\Vith the infield drawn in,
te (?ruz ripped one that
ut bqreIl ga&. through to tie
tl .i"
further r damage was avoid-
when catcher Riley
Kenna nailed Cruz trying
steal second and another
under to Randall ended
frame setting the stage
Ioy the dramatic winning

"Bakerworked the count to
catn 'a walk to lead off before
Jging way to pinch-runner
eineron Willie.'
.:iewis then singled to put
3riuners at first and second
wih Corbin Hoffrier stepping
pto the plate.
i-tis sacrifice bunt was
nm qantI to move the runners up
3a" fa.e, but Pike, in an ardent
, -


Ne%"s-Sun photo b3 D-N HOEHNE
Cody Hoffner rips this RBI double in the fourth inning
Friday night of the Blue Streaks 2-1 win over Winter
Haven.


effort to get Willie at third,
rushed his throw past the
third baseman, bringing
home the winning score.
"With the speed we have,
we're going to put pressure
on people," Rewis said after-
ward. "Our defense and strat-
egy is set to prevent them
from scoring. They hit some
balls really hard, but our out-
field just played awesome
and Josh made some big
pitches when he had to.
"I think (Winter Haven)
went undefeated in the regu-
lar season last year," he con-


tinued. "We wanted to see if
our kids could step up and
play. The key is to get our
kids to play with that kind of
intensity."
With the first district win
under their belt, the Blue
Streaks will welcome
Osceola to Firemen's Field
Tuesday seeking another.
"They used to be really
good and I'm sure they still
are," Rewis said.
Which means execution
and intensity will again be
needed.


Tennis Streaks stay perfect, Lady

Dragons look forward to re-match


Continued from 1B
Kelsie Johnson, at No. 1
singles, was cruising with a
6-0 win and 2-0 lead before
the match was forfeited by a'
Katie Coulding injury.
In the No.s 2-4 singles
matches, Kaley Walter,
Shana.., Bassett and Joy
Donglasan won straight-set
matches, respectively.
The doubles matches con-
tinued the string ,of domi-
nance with Johnson and
Walter going 8-1 over Kayla
Muse and Emma Buenrostro
while Bassett and
Donglasan did the same to


Laura Rodriguez and
Alijandra Plymale at No. 2
to move Sebring's record to
an unblemished 5-0 on the
season.
Lake Placid, meanwhile,
was trying to bounce back
from Tuesday's 'loss at
Sebring with their trip to
Clewiston, but came up one
win short in the 4-3 loss to
the Lady Tigers.
Johrieesia Sholtz and
Weslee Davis were able to
notch singles wins and the
No. 2 doubles team of Davis
and Jalitza Serrano picked
up a victory in their match,


but Clewiston took the other
four to put the Lady
Dragons at 1-2 thus far in
the year.
"The girls did an out-
standing job," head coach
Jennifer Gough said. "We
look forward to our re-
match against the Tigers in'
March on our own turf."
That match-up doesn't
* come until the end of
March, with a Tuesday
'home date against Avon
Park next on the agenda.
Sebring gets the next shot
at Clewiston, traveling there
for a match Thursday.


News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE
Shana Bassett followed the theme of staying perfect as she went 6-0, 6-0 over DeSoto's
Emma Buenrostro in Thursday's match to move the Lady Streaks to 5-0 on the season.


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CHALK TALK


Alumni

barbecue

benefits

area FFA

chapters
Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING On Feb. 20
the 80-member Sebring FFA
Alumni affiliate held its
annual chicken barbecue at
Alan Jay Ford in Sebring.
The alumni supports agricul-
tural education and the FFA
at Sebring High, Sebring
Middle and Sebring High
Schools, according to David
Wack, alumni president.
FFA members at the three
schools, along with alumni
members presold tickets, as
well as a number of walk up
customers that had heard
radio announcements, or
knew members of the FFA,
were served.
The barbecue is at least 20-
25 years old and originally
started across the street from


News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


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F -Cracker Trail

joins WeatherBug


S -Schools Network


Courtesy photo
Sebring FFA members serve customers at the chicken barbecue on Feb. 20.


Alan Jay Ford at what was
the original Walmart Store
before moving to its new site.
For about the last six to eight
years the barbecue was host-
ed by Bill Jarrett Ford in


Avon Park, according to Gary
Lee, alumni secretary.
Alan Jay Ford made a
donation to help defray
expenses for the barbecue, as
well as tables, chairs and tent


to accommodate the cus-
tomers. The alumni, as well
as FFA members, expresses
their appreciation for the sup-
port.
Contact Lee at 214-6748.


FFA Week celebrated

in Sebring


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING Sebring FFA
members participated in
National FFA Week in a num-
ber of ways, including
recording public service
announcements that played
on Cohan Radio Group sta-
tions throughout the week.
Four members recorded 30-
second psa's talking about
career opportunities- along
with personal development
and gaining leadership skills
through the FFA.
On Feb. 24 five members
appeared with Barry Foster
on his talk radio program
(WWTK-730AM) to talk


about FFA activities that
members have been involved
in.
On Feb. 16 Sebring Mayor
George Hensley proclaimed
Feb. 20-27 at National FFA
Week at the city council
meeting. The members have
also engaged in several activ-
ities involving members and
faculty throughout the week,
including a "Kiss the Pig
Contest."
For more information
about FFA, visit www.ffa.org
or contact the local FFA
chapter at any of the three
high schools and four middle
schools in Highlands County.


SCourtesy photo
Sebring FFA Alumni officers are (from left) David Wack,
president; Shelly Pettit, vice president; Jessie O'Berry,
treasurer; and Gary Lee, secretary.


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING Weather-
Bug, the leading provider
of live, local weather infor-
mation, announced today
that Cracker Trail
Elementary has joined the
WeatherBug Schools
Program.
The school has just
installed a new
WeatherBug Tracking
Station and is now able to
provide weather data for
local meteorological teams
and media outlets to broad-
cast online and on-air.
The live data is also
available on your iPhone,
Blackberry and other
smartphones. The Tracking
Station will also be used to
enhance the. school's cur-
riculum using the
WeatherBug Achieve pro-
gram.
The tracking station and
accompanying WeatherBug
Achieve software suite
were funded by a request
made to the district-wide
science committee. As pro-
posed by Ian Belanger, it
will allow Cracker Trail
Elementary students, staff
and community to more
effectively understand the
science of meteorology.
"Meteorology is both
exciting and .everywhere.
This tracking station and
software from WeatherBug
will allow all members of
CTE and the greater
Highlands County commu-
nity the opportunity to fir-
ther their knowledge about
weather and climate by
using current technology
tools. Meaningful, interdis-
ciplinary experiences and
mixed-grade level opportu-


nities can also be
designed," said Ian
Belanger, fourth-grade
teacher, Cracker Trail
Elementary School. "With
this weather station, the
sky is literally the limit.
We're very thankful to the
School Board of Highlands
County for their support of
this endeavor! I encourage
everyone to visit Cracker
Trail's Web site
(www.highlandskl2.fl.us/-
cte) or search
WeatherBug's site to see
'our' current weather."
The WeatherBug Schools
Program is. committed to
providing an engaging
teaching tool for schools
nationwide. WeatherBug's
interactive software pro-
gram, WeatherBug
Achieve, enables teachers
to apply real-world condi-
tions in math, science and
geography.
Teachers and students in
K-12 have access to weath-
er data from any
WeatherBug site across the
country.
Using WeatherBug
Achieve, teachers can cre-
ate customized learning
activities based on current
and historical weather con-
ditions from the Cracker
Trail Elementary
WeatherBug Tracking
Station, such as wind speed
or humidity. In addition.,
students can compare local
weather conditions to data
from more than 8,000 other
tracking stations nation'%
wide.
For more information ofi
the WeatherBug Schools
Program, visit www.weath'-
erbugschools.com.


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Volunteers get hands dirty to take on the invaders of Florida


-Hopefully
Highlands County's
residents are aware
dofthe exotic plant
a.nd animal problem
wv.are facing these
ailys. For the past
several months, the
Highlands Soil and
Water Conservation
District staff has
been doing its part
to get word out
about some of the
invaders that threat-


News From
The
Watershed
,norine BurressQ


en many areas in our county.
SBy holding four work-
sopps, having the "Air
Potato Exchange Day," giv-
ing away' free native plants
for bags of bulbs' collected,
and news media, we are
hopeful that citizens have
become more aware of the
huge problem that faces all
of us.
Highlands County isn't the
only place that has been tak-
ing action to combat these
pesky invaders. During
"National Invasive Species
Awareness Week," Jan.
10-14, many other organiza-
tions.and volunteers got their
hands dirty in an effort to
help out. Exotic pests are
everywhere. Most of Florida
is plagued by varying


species of plants and
animals that don't
belong in the .sun-
shine state.
Fortunately, as peo-
ple are educated
about the harm that
these species cause
our environment,
they are taking
action and doing
something about the
problem.
In Bradford


County, the
Cooperative Weed
Management Area held their
first annual Air Potato
Roundup. They collected
250 pounds of bulbs. They
are using the collected speci-
mens for research. The
Southwest Florida
Cooperative Invasive
Species Management Areas
(CISMA) held a work day
where 600 pounds of air
potato bulbs were collected
and disposed of. In the
Lower Wekiva River
Preserve State Park another
"first" air potato raid was
held by the Central Florida
CISMA and more than 700
pounds were collected. The
same group also collected a
whopping 9,480 pounds of
the pesky bulbs for their


Courtesy photo Courtesy photo
Tyler Abbey and Justin Burgess (right) team up to collect After all that hard work, the
air potato bulbs to 'help the earth.' pair of potato collectors
enjoy a 'team effort' hug.


Disney's give a day, get a
day event; More than 6,000
pounds were collected from
the First Coast Invasive
Species Working Group at
their fourth annual First
Coast Air Potato Round-up.
Finally, the Highlands Soil
and Water Conservation
District collected more than
1,000 pounds on Jan. 9.at
the first Highlands County
Air Potato Exchange Day.
We continue to collect the
bulbs as people bring them
in to exchange for\a free


native plant. All totaled the
HSWCD has collected more
.than 1,500 pounds of air
potato bulbs.
Totaled up, more than
19,000 pounds of air potato
bulbs were collected in a
very short amount of time
mostly by volunteers. This
just goes to show that a
handful of people can make
a huge difference. Because
of these environmentally
minded folks, almost 20,000
air potato vines will not be ,
in existence to take over the


natural areas where the bulbs
were collected.
Air potato, Dioscorea
bulbifera, is a native of Asia
and sub-Saharan Africa. It is
a member of the yam family
and grows about 8 inches per
day. Each potato that it
drops starts a new plant. It
has spread throughout most
of the areas in Florida rapid-
ly. It is considered one of the
most serious exotic plant
invaders in the state because
of its ability to displace


native species and disrupt
natural processes such as fire
and water flow. Air potato
has been listed as one of
Florida's most invasive plant
species since 1993, and was
placed on the Florida
Noxious Weed List by the
-Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services in 1999.
Unfortunately, air potato.
is.only one of hundreds of
invasive, exotic species in
our beautiful state. There are
many types of plants and
animals that are literally tak-
ing over our natural areas.
But there is hope. As people
have shown in just the
month of January alone,
each individual can and will
make a difference. If you
would like to find out more'
about exotic species, visit
http://www.fleppc.org/ or
give us a call at 402-6545 to
become involved in a task
force to fight these plants in
your neighborhood.

Corine Burgess is a Natural
Resources Specialist with the
Highlands County Soil and
Water Conservation District.
Details on the district can be
seen at www.highlandsswcd.
org or contact Corine at 402-
6545.


PLACES To WORSHIP


Places to Worship is a paid
advertisement in the News-Sun
that is published Friday and
Sunday. To find out more Infor-
mation on' how to place a listing
in this directory, call the News-
Sun at 385-6155, 465-0426 or
452-1009, ext. 502.


APOSTOLIC

*II Greater Faith Apostolic
Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake
Placid, FL 33852. invites you to
come worship with us in spirit and
truth at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday. For information con-
tact 840-0152. Pastor Larry
Carmody.


ASSEMBLY OF GOD

* Christ Fellowship Church
(Assembly of God), 2935 New
Life Way. Bearing His Name;
Preaching His Doctrine; and
-Awaiting His Coming. "Worshiping
Gbd in Spirit and in Truth." Sunday
'SChool, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship,
16 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m.
Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m.
Pastor Eui-gene Haas. Phone 471-
0924.
*i Crossroads Community
Church,.114 South Central Ave.,
Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 453-
4453. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. and 6
p.mn. Sunday Children's Church:
10:45 a.m. Wednesday Adult Bible
Study and Youth/Royal Explorers,
7 p.m. Pastor: John E. Dumas.
' First Assembly of God, 4301
Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev.
Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday
School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship
and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;
Evening Worship, 7 p.m.
Wednesday Family Night, (Adult
Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group,
Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30
p.m. Phone 385-6431.


BAPTIST

* Avon Park Lakes Baptist
Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd.,
Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall,
Pastor. Christ centered and bibli-
cally based. Sunday worship serv-
ices, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Nursery facilities are available.
Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday
and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer
Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible
classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered
for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m.
Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556.
* Bethany Baptist Church
(GARBC) We are located at the
corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck
route) in Avon Park. Join us
Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for cof-
fee and doughnuts, followed with
Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.
Sunday morning worship service
begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening
worship service is at 6 p.m. On
Wednesday, the Word of Life teen
ministry and the Catylist class
(20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult
Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7
p.m. For more information go to
www.bethanybaptistap.com or call
the church office at 863-452-1136.
S. Faith Missionary Baptist
Church, off State Road 17 North of
Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.
Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning
Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening


Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Service, 7.p.m. Deaf interpretation
available. Ken Lambert, Pastor.
Phone 386-5055.
. Fellowship Baptist Church,
1000 Maxwell St., Avon Park, FL
33825. Sunday: Sunday School,
9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45
a.m.; Wednesday: Evening
Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7
p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax:
453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow
ship.org; Web site, www.aptellow
ship.org.
* First Baptist Church of Avon
Park, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park.
Jared Hewitt, youth minister; and
Joy Loomis, music director.
Regular Sunday schedule: 8:30
a.m. Orchestra rehearsal; 9 a.m.
Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday
School; 11 a.m. Morning Worship;
11 a.m. Children's Church; 4:30-7
p.m. Youth activities; 6 p.m. Vesper
Service. Tuesday schedule: 8-10
a.m., basic computer class/Son-
shine House; 7-9 p.m. conversa-
tional English, and citizenship
classes/Sonshine House. Regular
Wednesday schedule: 4:45 p.m.
Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. chil-
dren's choir rehearsals, youth
activities and prayer meeting; 6:30
p.m. adult choir rehearsal; 7 p.m.
children's mission groups; 8 p.m.
Praise Team practice. Nursery pro-
vided for all services, except
Sonshine House. LifeGroups (Bible
studies) are offered on various
days and times. Call 453-6681 for
details. .The 24/7 prayer line is
(863) 452-1957. Primera Mision
Bautista, 1.00 N. Lake Ave., Avon
.Park. Johnattan Solotero, Pastor.
Regular Sunday schedule: 10 a.m.,
Bible study; 11 a.m., Worship
Service. Wednesday schedule: 7
p.m., Bible study. Friday schedule:
7 p.m., activities for adults, youth
and children.
* First Baptist Church of Lake
Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine
Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 mid-
way between Sebring and Lake
Placid). Your place for family,
friends and faith. Sunday morning
worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery
is provided for both services with
Children's Church at 11 a.m. Life
changing Bible Study for all ages
starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor
Allen Altvater leads the youth in
their quest to become more like
Christ. Sunday night worship at 6
p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and
Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with
youth worship in the youth facility,
and missions training for all chil-
dren. Call the church at 655-1524.
* First Baptist Church of Lake
Placid, Knowing God's Heart and
.Sharing God's Hope, 119 E. Royal
Palm Street. (2 blocks south of
Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL
33852 (863) 465-3721, Email:
www.fbclo.com. Pastor Brett
Morey, senior pastor.
Contemporary 9:20 and 11 a.m.,
Traditional Service 8 a.m., Link
Groups at 8, 9:20 and 11 a..m.,
Sunday Evening Bible study at 6
p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family
dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person,
reservations required). Adult-
LifeSource classes, prayer meet-
ing, Youth Intersections, and Kids
K-5-MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15
p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every
Tuesday for prayer breakfast and
women's prayer breakfast is at 8
a.m. every Wednesday, both at the
Family Restaurant.
* First Baptist Church of Lorida


located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida.
Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.
for all ages. Sunday worship serv-
ices are at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Preschool care is provided at the
11 a.m. worship service.
Wednesday evening Bible Study
and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m.,
followed by adult choir rehearsal.
From September to May our youth
.group meets. First Lorida is the
"Place to discover God's love." For
more information about the church
or the ministries offered, call 655-
1878.
* First Baptist Church, Sebring,
200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL
33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr.
David E. Richardson, senior pas-
tor; Rev. David Thomas, associate
pastor music and senior adults;
Rev. Joe Delph, minister of youth
.and activities. Contemporary
Service, 8:30 a.m.; Group Bible
Studies, 9:45, a.m.; Traditional
Worship, 11 a.m.; Mision Buatista
Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening
Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night
programs for children, youth and
adults from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Preschool and Mother's Day Out
for children age 6 weeks to 5 years
old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call
385-4704.
* Florida Avenue Baptist
Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon
Park. Mailing address" is 710 W.
Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825.
Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D.
Girdley, pastor. Sunday School,
9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11
a.m.; 11 a.m. Children's Church;
Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.
Wednesday night. programs for
children, youth and adults at 7 p.m.
* Independent Baptist Church,
5704 County Road 17 South,
Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday
School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship,
10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m.
Wednesday service, 7 p.m.
Fundamental, soul-winning, mis-
sion-minded, King James Bible
Church..Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone
655-1899. Bus transportation.
* Leisure Lakes Baptist Church,
808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just
off of Miller at the west end of Lake
June) "Where the old fashion
gospel is preached." Sunday
School begins at 9:45 a.m.;
Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.;
Sunday Evening Service is at 6
p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting
and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the
church at 699-0671 for more infor-
mation.
* Maranatha Baptist Church
(GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd.,
Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east
of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle
Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9
a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.;
Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week
service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily
Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m.,
Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald
Webber and Associate Pastor Stan
Mohr. Phone 382-4301.
* Parkway Free Will Baptist
Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway,
Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the
church where the "Son" always
shin s. Sunday School, 10 a.m.;
Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday
Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and
Wednesday Evening Worship, 7
p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6
p.m. on the last Sunday of each
month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pas-
tor. Church phone: 382-3552.
Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated
with the National Association of


Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn.
* Sparta Road Baptist Church,
(SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Guest
speaker. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;
Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;
Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 7
p.m.; Choir practice, 6 p.m.
Nursery provided. For information,
call 382-0869.
* Southside Baptist Church
(GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave.,
Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor;
Chuck Pausley, Youth Pastor;
Ralph 0. Burns, Assistant to the
Pastor. Sunday School for all ages,
9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship
Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening
Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday:
Awana kindergarten through fifth
grade, 6:30 p.m.; Youth Meeting for
Teens, 6:30 p.m. Adult Midweek
Prayer and-Bible Study, 7 p.m. A
nursery for under age 3 is available
at all services. Provisions for hand-
icapped and hard-of-hearing.
Office phone, 385-0752.
* Sunridge Baptist Church,
(SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27
and Valerie, across from Florida
Hospital), Sebring. Ed Howell, tran-
sitional pastor. Sunday School,
9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning
Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday
Evening Service, 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study,
and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery pro-
vided. For information, call 382-
3695.


CATHOLIC

* Our Lady of Grace Catholic
Church, 595 East Main St., Avon
Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas
McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil
Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7
p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8
and 10:30 a.m. in English. Life
Teen Mass at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Weekday mass at 8 a.m.
Confessions are at 3:30 p.m.
Saturday. Religious Education
Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday
for grades K through 7th.
Confirmation class is from 6:30-
8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nite is
6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
* St. Catherine Catholic Church,
820 Hickory St., Sebring (mailing
address: Parish Office, 882 Bay
St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049.
Very Rev. Jos6 Gonzalez, Pastor.
Masses Saturday Vigil: 3:30 and
5 p.m. Sunday: 7:30, 9:00 and
10:30 a.m. and noon Spanish
Mass. 5 p.m. mass at Family and
Youth Center, 900 US 27N.
Confessions: 3:00-3:45 p.m.
Saturday and 7:15-7:45 a.m. on
First Friday or by appointment.
Daily Masses 8:00 a.m. and noon
Monday-Friday; 9:00 a.m.
Saturday. Enrollment for Catholic
School grades K3 through 3rd and
Faith Formation classes K through
5th grade now available; junior high
Edge on Wed. evening and high
school Life Teen program on Sun.
N St. James Catholic Church,
3380 Placidview Drive, Lake
Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael
J. Cannon. Mass schedule:
Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) -
Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8
a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9
a.m. December thru Easter -.
Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.,
9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9
a.m.; and Holy Days 8'a.m., 9:30
a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9
a.m.


CHRISTIAN

* Eastside Christian Church,
101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL
33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27
on County Road 621), 465-7065.
Stephen Bishop, pastor. Sunday:
Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship
Celebration with the Lord's Supper
each week 10:15 a.m. Youth
Church with Martha Crosbie, direc-
tor at 10:40 a.m. Sophia Bishop,
secretary; Thelma Hall, organist;.
and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday:
Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;
"Building God's Kingdom for
Everyone." "Jesus Christ, the Way,
Truth and Life!" "Alive and Worth
the Drivel"
* Sebring Christian Church,
4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL
33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher;
David Etherton, Youth Pastor.
Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.;
Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday
Youth Service, 6 p.m; Wednesday
night meals, 5 p.m.; and
Wednesday Bible Study, 6 p.m.
Phone 382-6676.
* First Christiar Church, 1016
W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL
33825; (863) 453-5334; on the
Web at www.firstchristianap.com.
Our motto is "Jesus is First at First
Christian Church." Greg Ratliff,
Senior Minister; Ray Culpepper,
Family Life Minister; Jon Carter,
Music Director. Bible School 9
a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Bible Study,
6 p.m.; Wednesday studies for all
ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for
all events.
* First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ), 510
Poinsettia Avenue, (corner .of
Poinsettia and Eucalyptus),
Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-
0358 or 385-3435. The Rev.
Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday
School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast,
10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30
a.m.; Children's Church, 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Praise and- Worship,
6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15
p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15
p.m.


CHRISTIAN &
MISSIONARY
ALLIANCE


* The Alliance Church of
Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road,
Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343.
Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday
services: Sunday School meets at
9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning
Worship Service meets at 10:30
a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study
meets at 6 p.m. (off site);
Wednesday Prayer Gathering
meets at 6 p.m.


CHRISTIAN SCIENCE

* Christian Science Church, 146
N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
Morning Worship and Sunday
School.'Testimonial meetings at 4
p.m. each second and fourth
Wednesday. A free public Reading
Room, located in the church, is
open before and after church serv-
ices on Sunday and from 2-4 p.m.
prior to the Testimonial meetings.
The Bible and the Christian
Science textbook, "Science and
Health with Key to the Scriptures"
by Mary Baker Eddy, are our only
preachers. All are welcome to


come and partake of the comfort,
guidance, support and healing
found in the lesson-sermons.


CHURCH OF
BRETHREN

* Church of the Brethren, 700 S.
Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.
Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.;
Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.
Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30
p.m. Phone 385-1597.

CHURCH OF CHRIST

* Avon Park Church of Christ,
200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL
33825. Minister: Larry Roberts.
Sunday Worship Services, 10:30
a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities
are available at every service. Bible
Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and
Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered
classes for all ages. Church phone:
453-4692.
* Sebring Parkway Church of
Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway,
Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. We
would like to extend an invitation
for you and your family to.visit with
us here at Sebring Parkway. Our
hours of service are: Sunday
Worship Service, 9 a.m.; Sunday
Bible Class, 10:15 a.m.; Sunday
Evening Service, 6 p.m.;
Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.

CHURCH OF
NAZARENE

* First Church of the Nazarene
of Avon Park, P.O. Box 1118,,
Avon Park, FL 33825-1118. 707 W.
Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor.
Sunday: Sunday school begins at
9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning wor-
ship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening
service at 6 p.m. Wednesday
evening service is at 7 p.m. with
special services for children and
adults. Special services once a
month for seniors (Prime Time) and
Ladies ministries. If you need any
more information, call 453-4851.
* First Church of the Nazarene
of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake
Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.
Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning
worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening serv-
ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7
p.m. Classes for adult children and
youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim
Taylor.


CHURCHES OF
CHRIST IN
CHRISTIAN UNION

* Community Bible Church -
Churches of Christ in Christian
Union, (Orange Blossom
Conference Center) 1400 C-17A
North (truck route), Avon Park.
Presenting Jesus Christ as the
answer for time and eternity.
Sunday morning worship service,
10:30 a.m. Nursery provided.
Junior Church activities at same
time for K-6 grade. Sunday School
Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.
(Transportation available.) Sunday
evening praise and worship serv-
ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening
prayer service, 7 p.m.. Children and
youth activities at 7 p.m.
Wednesday. Everyone is welcome,
please come worship with us. Don
Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phone
452-0088.


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Aries (March 21-April 20) Aries,
when someone new comes to town
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situation. Use caution when proceeding.
Money becomes the topic of conversa-
tion.
Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus,
things are a bit humdrum for you, so
make your own magic in the days to
come. Pisces shares a few candid
moments with you on Wednesday.
Gemini (May 22-June 21) -
Romantic liaisons will have to be put on
hold for the time being, Gemini. You
have other responsibilities that need to
take precedence. Tough words are heard
this week.
Cancer (June 22-July 22) Read
between the lines, Cancer. There's
something not being said that you must
understand. You are completely caught
up in your situation and are ignoring
others.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo, focus
on the small details, as they will be
your key to success. When a loved one
talks, you should listen. There's an
important message there.


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Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo,
patience is a virtue that you discover is
in short supply. Ask someone to share
some of your responsibilities to avoid a
meltdown. Calmer waters are on the
horizon.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -'Rash deci-
sions could backfire, Libra. Before mak-
ing a rash decision, think it over one
more time. Cancer provides sound
advice on Thursday.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Keeping
your head about you is easier said than
done, Scorpio. Just when you thought
you couldn't do any more, a few extra
tasks get added to your list.
Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -
Sagittarius, your competitive streak
comes to the forefront. Resist the temp-
tation to show someone up this week. It
might come back to haunt you in the
future.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20)
- Capricorn, think before you turn over
responsibility to someone else. Is this
person trustworthy? You may have to
reconsider a few decisions and this
might take some time.
Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18)
- Aquarius, someone close is not com-
plaining, this person simply needs more
help. You are the only one that can pro-
vide it. Plan accordingly in the days to
come.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces,
use better judgement the next time you
are called into a leadership role. Others
are watching your every move.


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WORSHIP


EPISCOPAL.

* The Episcopal Church of the
Redeemer.Service times are 8:30
and 10 a.m. with Holy Communion.
Coffee hour following services.
Newcomers welcome. Rector is the
Rev. Joyce Holmes. Call 453-5664
or e-rnail redeemer1895@aol.com
Web site: redeemeravon.com. The
church is at 839 Howe's Way, Avon
Park (two miles north of Sun 'N
Lake Boulevard, across from Wells
Dodge.)
* St. Agnes Episcopal Church,
3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL
33870. Sunday Services: Holy
Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy
Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek
service on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Sunday School for all ages at 9
a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m.
until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m.
service ends. Wednesday: Adult
Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are
always welcome. The Rev. Jim
Kurtz, rector. Church office 385-
7649, for more information.
* St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal
Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake
Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-
0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers,
Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m.,
10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday
evening: Holy Communion with
Healing Service, 6:15, p.m. Child
care available at the 8 a.m. and
10:30 a:m. Sunday service. Come
see what makes us different.


GRACE BRETHREN

* Grace Brethren Church, 3626
Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-
0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior
pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m.,
10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday
services at 7 p.m. We offer "Kid
City" Children's Ministry throughout
all services, and there are variosu
other classes for teens, married
couples, "prime-timers," and Bible
studies in Spanish. "Kid City" Day
Care, Preschool and After-School
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For
registration call: 385-3111). Check
us out on the Web at www.sebring-
grace.org.


INTERDENOMINATIONAL

* World Harvest and Restoration
Ministries, (non-denominational)
2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL
33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-
3771. Sunday service: Sunday
School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11
a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m.
prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor:
W.H. Rogers.


JEWISH

* Temple Israel of Highlands
County, 1305 Temple Israel Drive,
Sebring, FL 33870; 382-7744.
Rabbi Lorraine Rudenberg;
www.templeisraelofhcfl.org.
Temple Israel is a Reform Temple
that promotes the enduring and
fundamental principles of Judaism.
Through prayer, study and friend-
ship we strive to enrich our lives
and insure Jewish continuity in
Highlands County. Friday Shabbat
services, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday
Shabbat Minyon services, 9:30
a.m.; Saturday Torah Study, 10:30
a.m. and 3:30 p.m.; Havdallah, 5
p.m. on Jan. 15-16, dan. 22-23,
Feb. 5-6, Feb. 19-20 Purim, March
5-6, March 19-20, March 30
Passover Seder 2nd Night, April 9-
10 Yom Hashoah, April 23-24, May
7-8 and May 21-22; every
Thursday, Hebrew and Bible class-
es with Howard Salles, 12:30-4:30
p.m.

LUTHERAN

N Atonement Lutheran Church


(ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview
Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen,
Deacon, Spiritual Leader. Jim
Helwig, organist/choir director.
Worship service with Holy
Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Coffee
hour on the first and third Sunday
of each month. Like to sing? Come
join the choir. Visitors always wel-
come. Come grow with us. Phone
385-0797.
* Christ Lutheran Church Avon
Park, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2
mile east of Avon Park High
School. Sunday Divine Worship is
at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is cel-
ebrated every week with traditional
Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs
of praise. Fellowship time with cof-
fee and refreshments follows wor-
ship. Come worship and fellowship
with us. For information call Pastor
Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see
christlutheranavonpark.org.
* Faith Lutheran Church -
LCMS, 2740 Lakeview Drive,
Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848,
Faith's Closet phone: 385-2782.
Gary Kindle, Pastor; Lea Ann
Curry, Parish Nurse. Worship serv-
ices: 8 a.m. Sunday; Sunday
School for children and adult Bible
classes is 9:15 a.m.; and Praise
worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday. Communion is served the
first and third and fifth Sunday of
the month. Sunday worship service
is broadcast on WITS 1340 AM at 8
a.m. each Sunday. Educational
opportunities include weekly adult
Bible studies. Special worship serv-
ices are on Thanksgiving Eve,
Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve
and Easter. Midweek services are
during Advent and Lent. Faith's
Closet Resale Shop is open to the
community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.
to noon Saturday. The Closet is
closed Mondays. All are warmly
welcome in the family of faith.
* Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church (AALC) American
Association of Lutheran
Churches, '4348 Schumacher
Road, Sebring, one mile west of
Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor.
Worship Service, 9 a.m. Sunday.
Bible Study, 11 a.m. Nursery pro-
vided. Social activities: Choir,
Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-
1163.
* New Life Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a
Congregation of the Evangelical
Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship
with the Wisconsin Evangelical
Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday
Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9
a.m. For mdre information, call
Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or
visit the Web site at www.newlife
sebring.com.
* Resurrection Lutheran Church
- ELCA, 324 E. Main St., Avon
Park. Pastor: Rev. John C.
Grodzinski. First service, Holy
Communion serviced, 8 a.m.;
Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; Second
service, Holy Communion served,
10:30 a.m. Sunday; Coffee and fel-
lowship hour follow the service.
Midweek Frangrance Free
Wednesday worship, (year round)
7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-
6858.
* Trinity Lutheran Church -
LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake
Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The
Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; and
Noel Johnson, youth and family life.
Worship schedule for December
through Easter: Worship service 8
and 11 a.m.; Communion services,
first and third Sundays; (Children's
Church, 11 a.m. only); and
Education Hour, 9:30 a.m. Worship
schedule for summer through fall:
Worship service, 9 a.m.;
Communion services, first and third
Sunday; Education Hour 10:30
a.m. Additional services: Lent and
Advent season, 6 p.m.; Maundy
Thursday and Good Friday, 7 p.m.;
Easter Sunday, 7 and 10 a.m.;
Christmas Eve, 7 p.m.; Christmas


Day, 10 a.m.; Thanksgiving Eve,
Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship
activities: Youth Group, Senior
Citizens, Younger Side Adults,
Ladies Missionary League, Ladies
Guild, Small group studies as
scheduled. Music: Choir and hand
chimes. Trinity Tots Preschool (3-5
years old): 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday. License:
C14H10020: Susan Norris, direc-
tor. Visit us online at: www.vchurch-
es.com/trinitylutheranlp.


NON-DENOMINATIONAL

* Bible Fellowship Church, 3750
Hammock Road, Sebring, FL
33872. Sunday: First Worship serv-
ice, 9 a.m.; Second Worship serv-
ice, 10:45 a.m. A nursery is provid-
ed for children up to 2 years old
and Sunday school classes avail-
able both hours. BYC Youth, 6
p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Youth: Children, nurs-
ery though fifth grade, 6 p.m.;
youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time,
6:30 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;
Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.
Church office 385-1024.
* Calvary Church, 1825
Hammock Road, Sebring, FL
33872; 386-4900. An. independent
community church. Sunday morn-
ing worship, 8:15 and 10 a.m.;
Bible study, 10 and 11:15 a.m.;
Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.;
Wednesday Bible studies, 6:30
p.m. Youth group meets at 5 p.m.
Friday. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A
small friendly church waiting for
your visit.
* Christian Training Ministries
Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off
County Road 17 on Simpson
Avenue. Sunday service is at 10
a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7
p.m. A nursery and children's
church are provided. The church is
part of Christian International
Ministries Network, a full gospel,
non-denominational ministry. Linda
M. Downing, minister: Phone, 314-
9195, lindad owning@hotmail.com.
Casey L. Downing, associate min-
ister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown
ing@hotmail.com. Web site is
www.christiantrainingministries.net
* Grace Bible .Church, 4541
Thunderbird Road, (second church
on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone,
382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior
pastor. Saturday Worship,, 6:30
p.m. Sunday, 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m.
(ASL), 11:30 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m.
Grace Bible Academy Adult
Investigating Truth; first and third
Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15
p.m.; Wednesday, Children's &
Youth Programs, 6 p.m.;
Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College
Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org
* Highlands Community Church,
a casual contemporary church,
meets at 3005 New Life Way.
Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10
a.m. Nursery and Kid's World
classes. Small groups meet
throughout the week. Church
phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A.
Linhart.
* Union Congregational Church,
106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL
33825. Sunday worship services
are at 7:45 a.m. (informal), 9:15
a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m.
(contemporary) in the main sanctu-
ary. Sunday school for all ages is at
9:15 a.m. We also offer
Wednesday and Saturday services
at 6;15 a.m. and 6 p.m., respective-
ly. Nursery/child care is available
for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill
Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web
page at www.weareunion.org. All
teachings are taken from the
Manufacturer's Handbook The
Holy Bible. Come join us.
* Unity Life Enrichment Centre,
new location, 10417 Orange
Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL
33875; 471-1122; e-mail
unity@vistanet.net. Web site,
www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m.


Sunday Celebration Service,
Nursery and Children's Church.
Weekly Classes, Christian
Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer
Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.
Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior
minister transforming lives from
ordinary to extraordinary.
* Visions Christian Community
Church, 105 Jim 'Rodgers Ave.,
Avon Park (in the historical build-
ing). 'Pastor is Alvin Conner.
Sunday worship, 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday Youth ,Cultural Arts
Ministry, 5:30 p.m.; Youth Bible
-Study, 7 p.m.; and Adult Bible
Study, 7 p.m. Holy Communion is
first Sunday of each month. Youth -
ministry is fourth Sunday. Women's
Ministry is fifth Sunday, "Where
there is no vision my people per-
ish."
* The Way Church, 1005 N.
Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday
school and worship service at 9
a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activi-
ties, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The
Way is a church family who gathers
for contemporary worship, teaching
of God's Word, prayer and fellow-
ship. Come early and stay after for
fellowship time. Child care and chil-
dren's church are provided.
Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The
Way A place for you. Office
Phone:471-6140, Church Cell
Phone:381-6190. Email: theway
church@hotmail.com. Web site:
www. TheWayChurch.org


PRESBYTERIAN

* Covenant Presbyterian Church
(PCA), 4500 Sun 'N Lake Blvd.,
Sebring, 33872-2113. A
Congregation, of the Presbyterian
Church in America. Worship servic-
es: Sunday morning worship, infor-
mal, 8 a.m.; regular, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday
evening, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday
evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;
Youth Group and Kids Quest, 5:30-
7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m.
Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759;
e-mail: covpres@strato.net Web
site: www.cpcsebring.org. Rev. W.
Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office hours:
8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through
Thursday.
* First Presbyterian Church
ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two
entrances -on LaGrande), Avon
Park, FL 33825. Phone: 453-3242.
The Rev. Robert Johnson is the
pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.;
Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.;
Wednesday Bible study, 10:30
a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third
Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30
p.m. each Wednesday; Esther and
Mary Circles ,business meeting,
3:30 p.m. third Thursday; Sarah
Circle business meeting, 7 p.m.
second Tuesday; Women's
Ministries Combined Bible study, 4
p.m. third Thursday; Family Movie,
4 p.m. third Sunday. Be a part of a
warm, caring church family with tra-
ditional services, following biblical
truth.
* First Presbyterian Church,
ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring,
FL 33870. 385-0107. Sunday
School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;
Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday:
"KFC" Kids for Christ Youth Group,
.3:15-4:15 p.m.; Senior High Youth
Group, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Wednesday:
Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; choir
rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery avail-
able for Sunday worship. Call the
church office for more information
and other classes. Rev. Darrell A.
Peer, pastor. Richard Hart, director
of youth ministry.
* First Presbyterian Church,
ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N. Oak
.Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. E-
mail: fpclp@earthlink.net. The Rev.
Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the
Rev. Drew Severance, associate
pastor. Sunday morning worship is
at 8:30 and 11 a.m.; and contempo-
rary worship is at 10:45 a.m. in


Friendship Hall. A variety of Sunday
school classes for adults and chil-
dren are at 9:30 a.m. Call the
church office for more information
about the classes offered. Nursery
is provided for babies and toddlers;
while young children up to second
grade have a special Children's
Church offered during the worship
service to help them grow in their
spiritual knowledge.
* Spring Lake Presbyterian
Church (USA), 5887. U.S. 98,
Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School,
9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m.
Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the
second Thursday of the month,
September through June. Board of
Deacon's meet at 5:30 p.m. first
Monday of the month. Choir
rehearses at 7 p.m. each
Wednesday, September through
April. Presbyterian Women meet at
10 a.m. the third Thursday of the
month. Organist: Richard Wedig.
Choir Director: Suzan Wedig.
Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail,
springlakepc @embarqmail. com,
Web site, http://slpc.presby-
church.org.


SEVENTH-DAY
ADVENTIST

* Avon Park Seventh-day
Adventist Church, 1410 West
Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone:
453-6641 or e-mail: avonparks-
da@embarqmail.com, Saturday
early morning worship service is at
8:30 a.m..; Saturday, Sabbath
School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.;
Vespers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.
Church Service 10:45 a.m.
Saturday. Community Service
hours on Tuesday and Thursday is
from 9:00 a.m. till Noon. Senior
Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate
Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker
Memorial Academy Christian
School offering education for
kindergarten through 12th grades.
ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is
www.discoverjesus.org
* Sebring Seventh-Day
Adventist Church, 2106 N. State
Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438.
Worship Services: 9:15 a.m.
Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meet-
ing, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.
Community service: every Monday
9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.
Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.
Pastor Amado Luzbet.


THE CHURCH OF
LATTER DAY SAINTS

* The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand
Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.
Phone: 382-9092. Dale Bargar,
bishop; David Ward, first counselor;
and James Parker, second coun-
selor. Family History Center: 382-
1822. Sunday services: Sacrament
meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel
Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon;, and
.Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1
p.m. Youth activities from 7-8:20
p.m. Wednesday: 11-year-old
Scouts, 7-8:20 p.m. first and third
Wednesday; and activity days for
8-11 year old boys and girls from 7-
8:20 p.m. second and fourth
Wednesday.


THE SALVATION*
ARMY

* The Salvation Army Center
for Worship. Sunday: Sunday
School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meet-
ing, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting
and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Prayer,
6:30 p.m.; and Women's Ministries,
7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth
Ministries, 5 p.m. Every fourth
Thursday is Men's Fellowship, 6:30
p.m. All meetings are at 120 N.
Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For


more information, visit the Web site
www.salvationarmysebring.com or
call Captain Mary Holmes at 385-
7548, ext. 110.


UNITED METHODIST

* First United Methodist Church,
105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.
The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor.
Traditional Worship Service at 8:10
and 10:55 a.m.. in the sanctuary,
Contemporary Worship in the FLC
at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30
and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth
Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sunday
with Rick Heilig, youth director.
The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship
service is broadcast over WITS
1340 on AM dial. There is a nurser'
available at all services. -
* First United Methodist Church,
200 South Lake Avenue, Avbn
Park, FL 33825. (863) 453-3759
Reverend Gary Pendrak, Pastor,
Summer Schedule, Sunday Schoql
- 9:00 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.rm.
* Memorial United Methodist
Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlook'-
ing Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL,
33852. The Rev. Fred Ball.. pastor.
Claude H.L. Burnett, pastorlg
assistant. Sunday schedule:
Heritage Worship Service, 8:30
a.m. (October-May only); School
School for all ages, 9:30 a.m. ;
Celebration Worship Service at
10:45 a.m.; New Song worship
service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nurs-
ery care provided every Sundpy
morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m.
Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m,
(October-May only). We offer
Christ-centered Sunday school
classes, youth programs, Bible
studies, book studies and Christian
fellowship. We are a congregation
that want to know Christ and make
Him known. Call the church office
at 465-2422 or check out our
church Web site at www.memori-
alumc.com.
* St. John United Methodist
Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driye,
Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev.
Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor.
Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday
Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.
and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all
services. Phone 382-1736.
www.stjohnsebring.org
* Spring Lake United Methodist
Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane,
(Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde
Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship serv-
ice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study
meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on
Thursday. Church office phone:
655-0040.


UNITED CHURCH
OF CHRIST

* Emmanuel United Church of
Christ, where God is still speak-
ing. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL
33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27
and Hammock Road). Sunday wor-
ship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion With
worship first Sunday of month;
Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all
other Sundays. All are welcome to
receive the sacrament. For more
information, call the church office at
471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth
link.net or check the Web site
sebringenmanuelucc.com. No
matter who you are or where you
are on life's journey, you're wel-
come here.


VINEYARD

* Heartland Vineyard, 2523 U.S.
27 South, (just past the Wild'Turkey
Tavern) Avon Park. Contemporary
Worship is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Children's Church and
Preschool/Nursery provided
Sunday. Pastor, Gerry Woltman.
Telephone: 453-9800. Casual, con-
temporary and Christ-centered." ,


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CHALK TALK


News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


Students commit to futures through All Stars


-Special to the News-Sun
"LAKE PLACID On
Feb. 4, Raashaun Williams,
Victor Jackson, Lloyd
BMack, Prentiss Legree and
Jordan Callahan celebrated
their completion of 13 ses-
sions of All Stars. They
made commitments to walk
away from violence, not to
use tobacco products, not to
use illegal drugs, and wait
until marriage before having
sex.
Victor Jackson received a
dog tag with nine stars on it
to remind him of the person-
al commitments he made.
All participants received
certificates of completion,
which were presented to
them by their school princi-
pal.
All Stars is sponsored by
the Hiway Park Black
Businessmen Association
Inc. and Star Program
(STAR Project. /All Star


Prevention Program for At-
Risk Youth and Their
Families). The project was
funded $26,000 by the Drug
Free Communities Grant
that began on Feb. 1.
$ The Star Program target
age for participants is K-
12th grade.
All Star Prevention is
delivered at noon Mondays
at Lake Placid Elementary
School, at 1 p.m. Early
Release Wednesdays at Lake
Placid Middle School, 10:30
a.m. Thursday at Lake
Placid High School and
noon Thursdays. at Lake
Country Elementary School.
For those interested in the
All Star Program contact
counselors at each school or
Theresa Williams at the Star
Center, 465-8131 or by e-
mail at twilliams@tnni.net.
The Star/All Star Project has
an after-school program
from 2:30-5:30 pm, which


Students learn

about outdoors

Special to the News-Sun
'SEBRING A group of teachers at
Sebring's Kindergarten Learning Center sub-
mitted a grant proposal to Southwest Florida
Water Management District and were selected
as winners. With the money from the Splash
Grant, children have been learning about
pants and animals in the area and how they
aie affected by the water cycle.
'Each day next week, five different classes
of kindergartners will be bused to the park, to
hike, observe the plants, animals and water'
areas there. Then they'll enjoy picnic lunches
at the playground area (all students will get to
go, not just those in the grant-writing teach-
e' rooms).
,Buses leave the kindergarten center at 8:15
a n., arrive at the park playground area at 8:30
a in.
;Kids remain at the park until noon, then go
back to school, Monday through Thursday (no
school on Friday).
- Any questions, call the school.at 314-5281.


Courtesy photo
Raashaun Williams, Victor Jackson, Lloyd Black, Prentiss
Legree and Jordan Callahan celebrated their completion
.of 13 sessions of All Stars where they made commitments
to walk away from violence, not to use tobacco products,
not to use illegal drugs, and wait until marriage before
having sex.

provides help with complet- The Star Center is in
ing home work, Bible study, Hiway Park at 141
Responsibility Workshop Josephine Ave. in the Martin
and playtime (recreation). Luther King Jr. Park.


Deadline nears for Peace

River Electric's scholarship


Special to the News-Sun
WAUCHULA Time is run-
ning out to take advantage of an
opportunity for free cash for col-.
lege from Peace River Electric
Cooperative's (PRECO)
Operation Round Up Foundation.
The deadline to submit an
Operation Round Up Scholarship
Application is March 1.
Students head to college, even
adults desiring to improve their
education, can qualify to receive
scholarship funds.
Peace River 'Electric and
Operation Round Up's Board of
Directors want to enable persons
from its 10 county service territo-
ry to pursue a college education.
The counties served are:
Highlands, Brevard, 'Desoto,
Hardee, Hillsborough, Indian
River, Manatee, Osceola, Polk,
and Sarasota.


In addition, the Operation
Round Up Fund makes monies
available to help individuals in
financial crisis and provides
grants to area charitable organi-
zations all throughout the year.
But, time is short for college-
bound students.
Scholarships are limited to
PRECO members arid their
dependent children. Students
should contact their 'Guidance
Office for more information or
download an application from the
cooperative's Web site,
www.preco.coop. Graduating
2010 high school students should
not hesitate.
PRECO's m.nembers make
Operation Round Up possible by
their voluntary contributions.
Members agree to "round up"
their electric bills to the next
,whole dollar.


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ABATE accepts


ABATE accepts
applications for
Davis Scholarship
SEBRING The Central
Florida Chapter of ABATE
of Florida Inc. is sponsoring
the Becci Davis Memorial
Scholarship.
Davis was a Sebring High
School graduate who battled
cerebral palsey but still
managed to get out of her
wheelchair to walk during her
graduation in 1997.
She died before she could
complete her:associate's
degree at South Florida'
Community College.
Applicants must have a
grade-point average of 3.0
or higher and a household
income of $65,000 or less
and be accepted to an
accredited two- or four-year
college or university.-
The application deadline
.is April 30.
Contact Vicke Tretter at
214-1983 for more informa-
tion.

Area resident on
Samford Dean's List
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -
Allison Marie Breed of
Sebring was named to the
Dean's List for the fall
semester at Samford
University.
To qualify for the honor,
a student must have earned a
minimum 3.5 grade point
average out of a possible 4.0
while attempting at least 12
credit hours of coursework.

DSAC meets March 8
SEBRING The
Highlands County District
School Advisory Council
(DSAC) will meet on
Monday, March 8, in the
Garland Boggus Board
Room at the School Board
of Highlands County, 426
School St., from 6-7:30 p.m.
The primary agenda item
for this meeting is the Code
of Conduct and the Gifted
Grant. .


Snapshots-
If you are a person with a
disability who requires rea-
sonable accommodations in
order to attend a District
School Advisory Council
meeting, call 471-5608 three
days prior to the scheduled
meeting date and time.

Local student earns
academic honors at
Saint Mary's College
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -
Samantha Brady of Sebring
has been named to the Saint
Mary's College, Notre
Dame, Ind., Dean's List for
the Fall 2009 semester.
A student must achieve a
grade point average of at
least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale to
earn academic honors at
Saint Mary's.
Saint Mary's College is.a
four-year, Catholic, women's
institution offering bache-
lor's degrees in more than 30
major areas of study.
The college has six
nationally accredited aca-
demic programs: social
work, art, music, teacher .
education, chemistry and'
nursing. I

Gator Club offers
scholarship
The Highlands Gator Club
is offering a $1,000 scholar-
ship to five qualified
Highlands County students
who plan to attend the
University of Florida for the
first time in 2010.
Applications are available
now in the counseling office
at the high schools in
Highlands County and the
Financial Aid Office at
South Florida Community
College.
Applications must be sub-
mitted by March 26.
Scholarships will be awarded
in May.
For further information
contact the scholarship
chairman, Melissa Keiber, at
385-0468.


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SCHOOL MENUS


Breakfasts and lunches
being served in the Highlands
County School District for the
upcoming week of March 1-5
include:

HIGH SCHOOLS
Monday
Breakfast Pancakes,
sausage patty, Golden
Grahanms cereal, Lucky
Charms cereal, Reese's Puffs
cereal, Cookie Crisp cereal,
Trix cereal, cheese stuffed
breadstick, assorted, juices,
assorted fresh fruit, choice of
milk. .
Lunch -Burger'on bun,.
cheeseburger, Mama' Sofia's.
cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's
pepperoni, pizza, chicken patty
on bun, Uncrustable peanut
butter and jelly sandwich,'
beef lasagna, garlic bread-
stick, chef salad, crispy chick-
en salad,, turkey and cheese
sub, dill stack,. carrots and
dip, string cheese, strawberry
fruit flip, assorted, juices,
french fries, cor),,assorted
fresh fruit, diced.. peaches,
vanilla clodhoppers, choice of
milk.
Tuesday
Breakfast. Chicken; bis-
cuit, Golden Grahams cereal,
Lucky Charms cereal, Reese's
Puffs cereal, Cookie Crisp
cereal, Trix cereal, cheese
stuffed breadstick, assorted
juices, assorted fresh' fruit,
choice of milk.
Lunch Burger on bun,
cheeseburger, Mama Sofia's
cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's
pepperoni 'pizza, chicken patty
on bun, Uncrustable PBJ
sandwich, oven roasted
chicken, dinner roll, chef
salad, chicken Caesar salad,
ham and'cTee'se -sub, dill,
stack, tossed salad, green
beans, mashed potatoes,
chicken gravy, potato chips,
string cheese, strawberry fruit
flip, assorted fresh fruit,
assorted" juices, blueberry
cup, cut fresh fruit, choice of
milk.
Wednesday
'Breakfast .- Zesty, cheesy
roll-ups, hash brown patty,
Golden Grahams cereal,
Lucky Charms cereal, Reese's
Puffs cereal, Cookie Crisp
cereal, Trix cereal, cheese
stuffed breadstick, assorted
juices, assorted fresh fruit,
choice of milk.
Lunch Mama Sofia's
cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's
pepperoni pizza, hot and spicy
chicken sandwich, chef salad,
turkey and cheese sub,
Uncrustable PBJ. sandwich,
grilled cheese sandwich,
baked beans, dill stack, car-
rots and dip, string cheese,
assorted juices, assorted
fresh fruit, cocoa clodhop-
pers, potato chips, choice of
milk. :
Thursday
Breakfast Breakfast
pizza, hash brown patty,
Golden Grahams cereal,
Lucky Charms cereal, Reese's
Puffs cereal, Cookie Crisp.
cereal, Trix cereal,, cheese.
stuffed breadstick, assorted
juices, assorted fresh fruit,
choice of milk.
.Lunch Burger on bun,
cheeseburger, Mama Sofia's
cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's
pepperoni pizza, chicken patty
on bun, Uncrustable PBJ
sandwich, pork enchilada pie,.
yellow rice, salsa, chef salad,
chicken Caesar salad, ham
and cheese sub, dill stack,


S.


potato wedges, potato chips,
orange glazed carrots, string
cheese, strawberry fruit flip,
assorted juices, tossed salad,
assorted fresh fruit, fruit
cocktail cup, cut fresh fruit,
choice of milk.
Friday
Breakfast Sausage bis-
cuit, Golden Graham's, cereal,
Lucky Charms cereal, Reese's
Puffs cereal, Cookie Crisp
cereal, Trix cereal', string
cheese, assorted juices,
assorted fresh fruit, choice of
milk.
Lunch Burger on bun,
cheeseburger, Mama Sofia's
cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's
pepperoni pizza, chicken patty
on bun, Uncrustable PBJ
sandwich, 'chicken nuggets,'
dinner roll, chef salad, crispy
chicken salad, turkey and
cheese sub, dill stack, carrots
and dip, string cheese,
assorted'juices, french fries,
green beans, diced, peaches,
assorted fresh fruit, strawber-
ry fruit flip, glazed cinnamon
roll, "choice of milk.

ACADEMY SCHOOLS
Monday
Lunch Beef ..,lasagna,
garlic breadstick, corn, diced,
peaches, vanilla clodhoppers,
choice of milk. .
Tuesday
Lunch Baked chicken,
dinner roll, tossed salad,
green beans, mashed pota-
toes, chicken gravy, strawber-
ry fruit flip, choice of milk.
Wednesday
Lunch Grilled cheese
sandwich, -carrots and dip,
string cheese, assorted fresh
fruit, potato chips, choice of.
milk.
Thursday
Lunch Pork enchilada
pie, yellow rice., green peas,
salsa, strawberry fruit flip,
assorted fresh fruit, assorted
juices, choice of milk.
Friday
Lunch Chicken nuggets,
dinner roll, assorted juices,
french fries, glazed cinnamon
roll, choice of milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS,
Monday
Breakfast Pancakes,
sausage patty, assorted cere-.
als, cheese stuffed breadstick,
assorted juices, assorted
fresh fruit, choice of milk.
Breakfast on .,the Patio:
Sausage biscuit, assorted
juices, choice of milk.'
Lunch -.-;Burg'r on bun,
cheeseburger, .qltken patty-
on bun, chef salad, crispy
chicken salad,, turkey and,
cheese sub, U'ncrustable.
peanut butter and jelly sand-
wich, beef lasagna, garlic
breadstick, dill stack, sea-
soned potato cubes, assorted
juices, corn, string cheese,
applesauce,:' assorted fresh
fruit, vanilla clodhoppers,
choice of milk.
Tuesday
Breakfast Chicken bis-'
cuit, assorted';dreals, cheese
stuffed breadstick, assorted
juices, assorted, fresh fruit,
choice of milk. Breakfast on
the Patio: Chicken biscuit,
assorted juices, choice of
milk.
Lunch Burger on bun,
cheeseburger, chicken ten-
ders, dinner roll, ham and
cheese sub, chef salad, crispy
chicken salad, chicken Caesar
salad, Uncrustable PBJ sand-
wich, baked chicken, dill


stack, mashed potatoes, pineappleQ up .'pple juice,
chicken gravy, carrots and grape juice, orafhge juice, fruit
dip, green beans, assorted blend juice,. choice of milk.
juices, assorted fresh fruit, Breakfast in the Classroom:
cut fresh fruit, blueberry cup, Egg and cheese biscuit, grape
choice of milk. juice, chocolate milk, straw-
Wednesday berry banana yogurt, .honey
Breakfast Zesty cheesy bear crackers, apple juice,
roll-ups, hash brown patty, white. milk. .
assorted cereals, cheese Lunch Uncrustable PBJ
stuffed breadstick, assorted sandwich, turkey chef salad,
juices, assorted fresh fruit, macaroni and cheese, dinner
choice,-of milk. Breakfast bn roll, green peas, cut fresh
the Patio: Assorted cereal fruit, apple juice, grape juice,,
bars, assorted juices, choice orange juice, fruit blend juice,
of milk. very berry juice bar, chocolate
Lunch Burger on bun, pudding, choice of milk:
cheeseburger,,.hot .and spicy Wednesday
chicken sandwich, chef salad, Breakfast Zesty cheesy
Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, roll-ups, hash brown patty,
grilled cheese, sandwich, Golden .Grahams cereal,
baked beans, carrots. and dip, Lucky Charms cereal, Reese's
dill stack, string .,cheese',-puffs cereal, Cookie Crisp
assorted juices, -assorted cereal, Trifx cereal., cheese
fresh fruit, cocoa clodhop- stuffed' breadstick, mandarin
pers, potato chips, choice of oranges,, apple juice, grape
milk. juice, orange juice fruit blend
Thursday juice, choice of milk.
Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast in the Classroom:
pizza, assorted cereals, Strawberry banana. yogurt,
cheese stuffed breadstick, honey. bear crackers, apple
,assorted juices, assorted juice, white milk, egg and
fresh fruit, choice of milk. cheese biscuit, grape juice,
Breakfast on the ;Patio:. chocolate nil.
Chicken biscuit, 'assorted Lunch '-" Uncrustable PBJ
juices, choice of milk. sandwich, turkey chef salad,
Lunch -.Burger on bun, grilled cheese Sandwich, Sun
cheeseburger, chicken patty Chips, rosy applesauce, car-
on bun, ham and cheese sub, rots5 and dip, very berry juice
chef salad, chicken Caesar bar, choicd'of milk.
salad, Uncrustable PBJ sand- Thursday
which, pork enchilada pie, Breakfast Breakfast
salsa, yellow rice, dill stack, pizza, Golden Grahams cereal,
green peas, assorted juices, Lucky Charms cereal, Reese's
carrots and dip, assorted Puffs 'cereal, Cookie Crisp
fresh fruit, fruit cocktail cup, cereal, Trix cereal, cheese
cut fresh fruit, choice of milk. stuffed breadstick, apple


Friday juice,' grape juice, orange
Breakfast Sausage bis- juice, fruit blend juice,
cuit, assorted cereals, string banana, choice of milk.
cheese, assorted' juices, Breakfast in the Classroom:
assorted fresh fruit, choice of Banana muffin, orange juice,,
milk. Breakfast, on the Patio: chocolate milk, sausage bis-
Sausage biscuit, assorted cuit,, strawberry, c.up, choice,
juices, choice of milk. '" of milk. ,'
Lunch Burger on bun, lunchh -,Uncrustable PBJ
cheeseburger, chicken ten'- L ndwich,-. turkey.chef salad
ders, dinner roll, turkey ,and ot-dog on un, potatochips,
cheese sub, chef salad, crispy l'ixed vegetables, apple,, -
chicken salad, Uncrustable .
PBJ sandwich, Mama Solia's app juice, grape .juice,
c orange juice, fruit,,blend juice,
cheese pizza, Mama Sofias .'*
pepperoni pizza, dill stack,
tossed salad, carrots and dip, 7th t- -i I
potato chips, string cheese,
assorted juices, assorted .,
fresh fruit, diced peaches,
glazed cinnamon roll, choice .
of milk.

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Breakfast Pancakes,
sausage patty, Golden
Grahams cereal, Lucky
, .Charms cereal:, Reese's Puffs
cereal, Cookie Crisp cereal,
Trix cereal, cheese stuffed
breadstick, apple juice, grape.
juice, orange juice, fruit blend
juice, diced peaches, choice
of milk.. Breakfast in the, ..
Classroom: Cinnamon Toast Satur'
Crisp, string cheese, fresh
apple slices, choice of milk.' 1:0OOPM
6' Lunch -'"' Uncrustable
peanut butter and jelly sand- Union Chur
which, ham chef salad, grilled,
chicken sandwich, dill stack,.' :' 10o
potato puffs, broccoli, apple
juice, grape juice, orange
juice, fruit blend 'juice, very.
berry juice bar, Rice Krispie tickets:
Treats, choice of milk. tickets:
Tuesday Adult: $12.00
Breakfast Breakfast Child (Under' 12): $
sandwich, Golden Grahams
cereal, Lucky 'Charms cereal,
Reese's Puffs cereal, Cookie
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News-Sun Sunday, February 28, 2010


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COMMUNITY CALENDAR


The Community Calendar pro-
vides a brief listing of local
clubs and organizations who
meet on a regular basis. It is
the responsibility of the group
to update the News-Sun on any
changes in this listing by calling
385-6155, ext. 516; send any
changes by e-mail to
editor@newssun.com; or mail
them to News-Sun Community
Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South,
Sebring, FL 33870.

SUNDAY
American Legion Post 25
Lake Placid has lounge hours
from 1-9 p.m. Live music is
from 5-8 p.m. Call 465-7940.
American Legion Post 74
open 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6
p.m. Members and guests only.
Post is at 528 N. Pine St.,
Sebring. Call 471-1448.
AmVets Post 21, serve 12
ounce New York strip steak din-
ner from 4-6 p.m. on fourth -
Sunday at 2029 U.S. 27 S.
Cost is $7.50. Call 385-0234.
Inerstate chapter of
A.B.A.T.E. meets the last
Sunday of every month at The
Blue Crab, 825 Ridgewood Dr.,
Sebring at 11 a.m.
Lake Placid Elks Lodge
2661 opens the lounge from 2-
8 p.m. Card games start at
2:30 p.m. The lodge is open to
members and their guests. Call
465-2661.
Lake Placid Moose has
karaoke in the pavilion.
Horseshoes played at 9:30
a.m. Food available at 4 p.m.
Open to members and qualified
guests only.
Loyal Order of Moose,
Highlands County Lodge No.
2494,1318 W Bell St., Avon
Park. Cards start at 4 p.m.
'Music outside Tiki Hut at 3 p.m.
Call 452-0579.
Overeaters Anonymous,
meets from 4-5 p.m. in second
floor conference room No. 3 at
Florida Hospital Heartland
Medical Center, 4200 Sun 'N
Lake Blvd., Sebring. Call 382-
.7731. No dues, fees or weigh-
ins. For details on the organiza-
tion, go to www.oa.org.
Sebring Eagles Club 4240
serves lunch at 2 p.m. at the
club,'12921 U.S. 98, Sebring.
- Call 655-4007.
Sebring Lions Club will
have country and gospel music
by Just Country at 2 p.m. every
Sunday. Everyone is welcome.
3400 Sebring Parkway.
Sebring Moose Lodge 2259
offers NASCAR racing in the
pavilion at 1:30 p.m.. Bar open
and kitchen open from 2-5 p.m.
Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98,
Sebring. Call 655-3920.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 3880 serves hamburgers
from 4-5:30 p.m. and plays
poker at 5:30 p.m. at the post,
1224 County Road 621 East,
Lake Placid. Call 699-5444.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 4300 plays euchre at 1:30
p.m. and E&J Karaoke is from
4:30-7:30 p.m. at the post,
2011 SE Lakeview Drive,
Sebring. Call 385-8902.

MONDAY
Alcoholics Anonymous
meeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal
Church, Lakeshore Drive,
Sebring. Call 385-8807.
Alcoholics Anonymous
One Day At A Time group
meets for a closed discussion
at 9:30 a.m. Monday and
Friday at Covenant
Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun
'N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. Call
314-0891.
Alcoholics Anonymouis
meeting, 6:30 p.m. at
Rosewood Center, 517 U.S. 27
South, Lake Placid.
Alzheimer's Association
Support Group meets at 2
p.m. at the Oaks of Avori, 1010
U.S. 27 North, Avon Park. Call
385-3444.
Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at
St. Agnes Episcopal Church,
660 NW Lakeview Drive,
Sebring. Call (863) 687-3800.
Ambucs, a local charity that
assists people with disabilities,
meets at noon every first
Monday at R.J. Gator's Sea
Grill and Bar, Sebring. The


meeting is open to the public..
Call 386-4387.
* American Legion Placid
Post 25 Lake Placid has shuf-


fleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge
hours are 12-9 p.m. Legion and
auxiliary boards meet at 6 p.m.
General meeting at 7 p.m. Call
465-7940.
American Legion Post 74
open noon to 8 p.m. Happy
hour from 4-6 p.m. Call 471-
1448.
Avon Park Lakes
Association has shuffleboard
at 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m.
The clubhouse is at 2714
Nautilus Drive in Avon Park.
Avon Park Veterans Honor
Guard meets first Monday at
the American Legion Post 69,
Avon Park. Call 382-0315.
Boy Scout Troop 482 meets
7 p.m., 34 Central Ave., Lake
Placid.
Bridge Club of Sebring
(American Contract Bridge
Club) plays duplicate games at
12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf
. Ave:, Sebring. Call 385-8118.
Civil Air Patrol (U.S. Air
Force Auxiliary) meets at 6:30
p.m. at the Knights of
Columbus Hall, east of U.S. 27
across from Lakeshore Mall in
Sebring. Civilian volunteers,
both adults and youth from
ages 12-21, are welcome. Call
385-1234.or e-mail
2capers@earthlink.net.
Corvette Cruisers meets at
6:30 p.m. first and third Monday
at the Dairy Queen in front of
The Home Depot, Sebring. Call
Ed Robson at 655-2092.
Harmony Hoedowners
Square Dance Club meets
from 7:30-9:30 p.m. the first
and third Monday at Sebring
Civic Center from December
through April. There will be
alternating mainstream and
plus dancing with rounds.
Casual dress or square dance
attire is acceptable. For more
information, call Sam Dunn at
382-6792 or e-mail him at sam-
dunn@samdunn.net.
Heartland Horses &
Handicapped Inc. is offering
pony rides every Monday and
Wednesday from 4:30-6:30
p.m.; weather permitting. $5
donation per child. Call 452-
0006 for more information. All
proceeds raised support our
free equine assisted riding pro-
gram for adults and children
with special needs, which -
resumes in September.
Heartland Pops rehearses
from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Avon
Park High School, 700 E. Main
St. Musicians of all ages are
welcome. Anthony Jones is the
conductor. Call 314-8877.
Highlands County Concert
Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every
Monday at Sebring High School
band room. Experienced musi-
cians are welcome. Vic
Anderson, musical director. Call
386-085,5 or 465-0023.
Highlands County
Democratic Women's Club
will be hosting 'Moxy Mondays'
from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the
Democratic Party
Headquarters, 4216 Sebring
Parkway (next to Ruby
Tuesdays. Those supporting
the Democratic Party agenda
are welcome to drop-in, partake
of refreshments, and discuss
current issues with others. Call
214-4680 or 385-8601.
Highlands County Sewing
Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at
the Highlands County Agri-Civic
Center in the 4-H laboratory,
Sebring. Call 402-6540.
Highlands County Rotary
Club meets at 6 p.m. at
Charlie's Restaurant,
Commerce Street, Sebring.
Highlands Stamp Club
meets the first Monday. Talk
and swap at St. John's United
Methodist Church, 3214 Grand
Prix Drive. Call Bob Gleisner at
471-6526 or Budd Steinke at
382-9373.
Hope Hospice free grief
support group meets at 2 p.m.
at Union Congregational
Church, 106 N. Butler Ave.,
Avon Park.
Insulin Pump Support
Group meets from 3:30-5:30
p.m. first Monday at
Conference Room 2, Florida
Hospital Heartland Medical
Center, 4200 Sun 'N Lake
Blvd., Sebring. Call 402-0177.
Lake Placid Art League will


have classes in Drawing and
Painting, conducted by Anne
Watson, from from 9:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. at the Cultural


Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. From
1-4 p.m., Mary Gebhart will
teach Fabric Painting at the
center. Call Dan Daszek at
465-7730.
* Lake Placid Democratic
Club meets at 6 p.m. first
Monday at Placid Lakes Town
Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd.
*Call Bill Sayles at 699-6773.
* Lake Placid Elks 2661
opens its lounge from 2-9 p.m.
at the lodge. Euchre is at 1
p.m. Ladies crafts is at 2 p.m.
Burgers and wings served from
5-7 p.m. Live music is from 4-7
p.m. Darts is at 7 p.m. with sign
up at 6:30 p.m. It is open to
members and their guests. Call
465-2661.
* Lake Placid Library has sto-
rytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5
except during holidays.
* Lake Placid Moose plays
cards at 2 p.m. Open to mem-
bers and qualified guests only.
Lodge closes at 6 p.m.
* Let It Begin With Me
Alanon Group meets from
10:30 a.m. to noon every
Monday at Heartland Christian
Church, 2705 Alt. 27 South,
Sebring. For details about
Alanon, a self-help group for
families and friends of alco-
holics, call 385-5714.
* Loyal Order of Moose,
Highlands County Lodge No.
2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon
Park. Meetings held first and,
third Mondays at 8 p.m. Lodge
phone number 452-0579.
* Narcotics Anonymous
Never Alone Candlelight.
meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N.
Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near


the First Congregational
Church. Call Heartland area
helpline (863) 683-0630 or visit
www.naflheartland.org. .
* National Association for
Advancement of Colored
People, Highlands County
Branch meets 7:30 p.m., 401
Tulane, Avon Park.
* Patriots Chapter, Daughter
of the American Revolution
meets at 1:30 p.m. on the first
Monday of each month
September through May at the
Church of the Redeemer Parish
Hall on U.S. 27 directly across
from Wells Motor Company,
three-tenths of a mile north of,
the South Florida Community
College stoplight. Call 471-
2096.
* Rotary Club of Highlands
County meets at 6:15 p.m.,
Savannah's restaurant in
Sebring. Call Darrell Peer at
385-0107.
* Sebring AARP meets 1:30
p.m., The Palms, Pine Street,
Sebring.
* Sebring Historical Society
open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday-Friday. Located in
back side of Sebring Public
Library building on Lake
Jackson. For information, call
471-2522.
* Sebring Optimist Club
meets at 6:15 p.m. first and
third Mondays at various loca-
tions. Call Gabriel Read, 453-
2859 or Earle Luke at 381-
3514.
* Sebring Women of the
Moose has chapter meeting at
7 p.m. Monday at the lodge,
11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call


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Sebring Eagles Club 4240
has a joint officers meeting on
the first Monday of each month
at the club, 12921 U.S. 98,
Sebring. Call 655-4007.
Sebring Elks Lodge 1529
has the lounge open from 12-7
p.m. Srrmoke-free environment.
For more details, call 471-3557.
Sebring Moose.Club 2259
serves beef franks and Italian
sausages from 1 p.m. to clos-
ing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring.
The Women of the Moose
meets at 7 p.m. the first
Monday for chapter enrollment,
refreshments and trivia pursuit.
Call 655-3920.
Toby's Clown Alley has its
regular monthly board meeting
at 7 p.m. the first Monday at
the Clown Foundation, 109 W.
Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly
FL 632, Sebring meets at 3:30
p.m. at the fellowship hall at the
First Baptist Church of Lake
Josephine, Sebring. Call Judy
O'Boyle at 260-0831.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m.,
1224 County Road 621 East,
Lake Placid. Call 699-5444.

TUESDAY
Al-Anon Family Groups
meet for discussion and Twelve
Step study at noon, Union
Congregational Church, 105 N.
Forest Ave., Avon Park. Parking
available south of old church.
American Legion Placid
Post 25 Lake Placid has shuf-
fleboard and euchre, both at 1
p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Call 465-7940.
American Legion Post 74
open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs
served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.
Call 471-1448.
E-AmVets Post 21 plays darts
from 5-8 p.m. for members and
guests. Call 385-0234.
Avon Park Boy Scout
Troop-156 meets from 7-8:30
p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202
Robert Britt St., Avon Park.
Boys ages 11 -17 are eligible to
join. Call 452-2385.
Avon Park Library'has sto-
rytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5
except during holidays.
Avon Park Lions Club
meets 6:45 p.m., dinner includ-
ed, Lions Club, 1218 W. Bell
St., Avon Park.
Busy Bee Craft Club meets
9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun
'N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring.
Everyone is welcome. For more
details, call 382-8431.
Celebrate Recovery meets
every Tuesday night at 'The
Rock," Union Congregational
Church, 28 N. Butler Ave., Avon
Park. A barbecue meal is
served at 6 p.m. for a donation.
At 6:45 p.m., members meet. At
7:30 p.m., the group breaks up
into small groups for men and
women. The program is
designed for drug and alcohol
addiction, divorce, death or ill-
ness grief, low or lost self-
esteem or identity due to dys-
functional relationships, depres-
sion/anxiety, or any other need
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for healing. For details, contact
Celebrate Recovery'coordinator
Pam Sim by calling 453-3345,
ext. 106.
* Fleet Reserve Association
Board of Directors Heartland
Branch No. 173 meets 7 p.m.,
Branch Hall, 1402 Roseland
Ave., Sebring. Regular meet-
ing, first Tuesday after board of,
directors meeting. Call 471-
6109 for details.
* Fletcher Music Club meets
every Thursday and Tuesday at
Fletcher Music Center in
Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For
more details, call 385-3288.
* Florida Native Plant
Society meets at 7 p.m. the
first Tuesday in Conference
Room 3 at the Highlands
County Agri-Civic Center, 4509
George Blvd., Sebring. Call
Roy Stewart at (863) 632-0914.
* Heartland Harmonizers
Barbershop Chorus meets
from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Sebring
High School Music Room,
Sebring. All men who enjoy
singing are invited. Reading
music is not required. Call 471-
2294 or 386-5098.
* Heartland Insulin Pump
Support Group meets the first
Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m.
at the Highlands County Health
Dept., 7205 S. George Blvd.,
Sebring.-If you would like more,
information on insulin pumps or
are a pump wearer and would
like to share ideas and sugges-'
tions, please join us. For more
information, contact Kathy
McNeil at 414-6444.
* Heartland Symphony
Orchestra rehearsals from 5-7
p.m. Tuesday in Room 34 of
Avon Park South Florida
Community College auditorium.
New members welcome. Call
conductor Bryan Johnson at
638-7231.
* Highlands County
Adoption Support Group
meets from 7-8:30 p.m. first
Tuesday at Quality Inn & Suites
Conference Center, 6525 U.S.
27 North, Sebring. For more
details, call 382-0352.
* Highlands County Lodge
of the Order Sons and
Daughters of Italy in America!
meets the first Tuesday of each
month at Visions ADT in.
Sebring. The officers meet at 6
p.m. and the general meeting
will follow at 7 p.m. Call
Philomena Greco at 402-0048.
* Highlands County Quilt
Guild meets on the first and |
third Tuesday of each month at.
the Women's Club of Sebring
on Lakeview Drive, across from
Veterans' Beach, from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. For information, call
471-0694 or e-mail sbringquil-
ter@embarqmail.com
* Hope Hospice grief support.,
group meets at 4:30 p.m. at
Southern Lifestyle ALF, across
U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital '
Lake Placid.
* Italian-American Social
Club of Highlands County
meets the first Tuesday of each'
month at Visions ADT. Officers
meet at 6:30 p.m.. with general!
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Toby's Clown Foundation will present a one-day seminar
featuring No-Joe of No-Joe's Clown Circus from 9 a.m.
until 3-p.m. on Thursday, March 25. The event is open
to the general public. No-Joe will cover his history with
the circus, audience participation and the production of
a show. The Foundation says its never had an instructor
with such a vast circus background. The fee for the
class is $25 and includes lunch. Please make checks
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Continued from page 10B
meeting (men and women) at 7 p.m.
Call Jeanne at 382-1945.
* Lake Placid Art League has class-
es in Parchment Embossing from 8
a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the
Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd.,
taught by Maria Lorant. For informa-
tion, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730.
* Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its
lounge from 2-9 p.m. at the lodge..
Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. The
ladies general meeting is at 7 p.m. the
first Tuesday. The lodge is open to
members and their guests. Call 465-.
2661. '
* Lake Placid Grief Support (Hope
Hospice) meets at 4:30 p.m. every
Tuesday at Southern. Lifestyle, 1297
U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, with
Charlie Stroup. Refreshments served.
Door prize given. Call 465-0568.
* Lake Placid Jaycees meets 7:30
p.m., first and third Tuesdays,
Jaxson's. Board meetings at 6:30 p.m.


on second Tuesday. Call Joe Collins,
655-5545.
* Lorida Community Club meets at
7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida
Community Center to plan events.
* Multiple Sclerosis Support Group,
meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday at
Highlands Regional Medical Center,
Sebring, in the first floor doctor's con-
ference room. Call 465-3138.
* Nar-Anon Support Group for fami-
ly members or friends of someone
with a drug problem or addiction. Nar-
Anon helps attain serenity and a more
normal life for those affected by the
addictions of loved ones, regardless of
whether or not he/she has stopped
using. 6 p.m. every Tuesday at First
Baptist Chuch of Lake Josephine, 111
Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring.
* Overeaters Arionymous meets
from 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday at Avon
Park Seventh-day Adventist Church,
1410 W. Avon Blvd. No dues, fees or
weigh-ins. Visit


www.FloridaRidgelntergroup.com. Call
382-7731. Visit www.oa.org for more
information on OA.
* Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 9
a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and
has blood pressure screening from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. first and third Tuesday
at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid
Lakes Blvd. Call 465-4888.
* Placid Lakes Home and Property
Owners Association Inc. has its
board meetings at 7 p.m. first Tuesday
at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid
Lakes Blvd. Call 465-4888 for details.
Annual meetings are in February.
Quarterly meetings are in May,
September and December.
* Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon)
meets at noon at the Sebring Civic
Center, near the library in downtown
Sebring. Call 385-3829 or 471-9900.
* Scleroderma Support Group
Meeting is the first Tuesday of each
month from 1-2 pm. at the Sebring
Library, 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring.


Call 402-6716.
* Sebring Bridge Club will have ,
Duplicate Bridge games every
Tuesday evening. If interested in play-
ing Duplicate Bridge, call 385-8118.
* Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 plays
darts, beginning with sign in at 6 p.m..
Games start at 6:30 p.m. No experi-
ence necessary. Cost is $2. Smoke-
free environment. Call 471-3557.
* Sebring Lions Club meets at noon
at the clubhouse, 3400 Sebring
Parkway, Sebring. Bingo at 6 p.m.
Doors open at 4 p.m.
* Sebring Moose Lodge 2259
serves soft shell tacos 5-7 p.m. and
beef franks and Italian sausages from
1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98,
Sebring. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m.
Call 655-3920.
* Sebring Recreation Club plays
bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis
at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave.,
Sebring. Call 385-2966 or leave a
name, number and message.


* Sertoma Club meets at 7 a.m. at
Dee's Restaurant, Sebring. Call Scott
Albritton at 402-1819.
* Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Chapter FL 99 meets from 6-7 p.m. at
the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744
Lakeview Drive, Sebring.
* Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Chapter FL 618 has weigh in from 4-
430 p.m. at Community Bible Church,
1400 CR-17A N., Avon Park. Meeting
is at 4:45 p.m. Call 452-1093.
* Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
3880, plays darts 6:30 p.m., 1224
County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. The
ladies auxiliary board meeting is at 10
a.m. For more details, call 699-5444.
* Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
4300 has a card tournament at 2 p.m.
at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive,
Sebring. Call 385-8902.
* Zonta Club of Highlands County
meets second Tuesday. Call Rebekah
Kogelschatz at 314-9336.


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Sandy Aubuchon Seminar
hosted by Society of

Decorative Painters


Special to the News-Sun
:LAKE WALES .-On Jan.
30Q and 31 the Citrus Ridge
Decorative Artist Chapter of
the Society of Decorative
Painters enjoyed a two-day
seminar with the world
renown decorative artist
Sandy Aubuchon at the
Tourist Club in Lake Wales.
Aubuchon has been a mem-
ber of the society for 40 years
and has taught decorative
painting around the world.
She is the author of numerous
books on decorative and fab-
ric painting.
Approximately 28 ladies
participated each day.
Saturday morning began with
fellowship and painting wild
roses on a tin tile. The ladies
broke for lunch and continued
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designs on,fabric using So-
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said the seminar was fun,
relaxing and a learning expe- '.
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advanced painter. -
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ARTS & LEISURE


Founder's

grandson

putting on

concert at

Bok Tower

Gardens
Special to the News-Sun
LAKE WALES -
Internationally known
folk musician Gordon
Bok will perform at Bok
Tower Gardens at 7:30
p.m. Saturday. The grand-
son of Gardens' founder
Edward Bok is renowned
for his mastery of six-
and 12-string guitars as
well as the cellamba, a
musical instrument with
features of both a cello
and viola. A superb story-
teller, Bok also has taught
choral singing and. song
,writing. .
Tickets are $25 or $20
for members. Seating is,
limited. Call (863) 676-
1408 or e-mail phresti-
na@boktower.org for
reservations.
At a time when folk
music was experiencing a
great revival, Bok
became a leader in col-
lecting, preserving, creat-
ing and sharing a wide
variety of songs of both
land and sea. His first
album was produced by
Paul Stookey, of the folk
trio Peter, Paul and Mary.
Besides his countless solo.
appearances, Bok toured
for nearly 30 years with
the trio Bok, Muir and
Trickett,, performing
throughout the U.S.,
Canada, Great Britain,
Scandinavia, New
Zealand and Australia.
From 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 7 Bok will
host a songwriting work-
shop at the Gardens.
Participants will learn
how to turn writings into
music with tips from the
master songwriter. A
story, anecdote or poem
can be brought to the
workshop. or left with
Bok at his concert. No
instruments are needed.
The cost to participate.
is $38 or $30 for mem-
bers; seating is limited.
Call (863) 676-1408 for
information and reserva-
tions.
The next Live at the
Gardens concert will be
held at 7:30 p.m. April 9.
Tierra Negra with Muriel
Anderson will be per-
forming music featuring
Anderson's custom-made
harp-guitar. Visit
www.boktowergardens.or
g for more information.


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Internationally known
folk musician Gordon
Bok will perform at Bok
Tower Gardens at 7:30
p.m. Saturday. Bok is
the grandson of the
Gardens' founder
Edward Bok.


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The South Florida Community College Matinee Series
presents its first performance in the SFCC Theatre for
the Performing Arts with America's longest-running
multicultural song and dance company, the Duquesne
University Tamburitzans on Tuesday.


SFCC Matinee

Series presents the

Tamburitzans


Special to the News-Sun
AVON PARK The
South Florida Community
College Matinee Series
presents its first perform-
ance in the SFCC Theatre
for the Performing Arts
with America's longest-
running multicultural song
and dance company, the
Duquesne University
Tamburitzans at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday. This unique
ensemble of talented young
folk artists is dedicated to
the performance and
preservation of the music,
songs, and dances of
Eastern Europe and neigh-
boring folk cultures.
Colorful and' spellbind-
ing, the performance is the
best of culture and tradition
brought to life on stage by
some of the worlds most
talented young'folk artists.
During the two-hour pro-
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the beauty of the cultures
from the countries and the
ethnographic regions of
Eastern and Southeastern
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SEBRING Several
members of TAG
(Tanglewood Actors Guild)
have been wielding saws,
drills, adjusting lights and
paint brushes all in an effort
to create the living room set
for "The Cemetery Club,"
TAG's latest production.
This touching comedy will
be brought to life "on
Tanglewood's stage March 3-
5.
Not only have all the
"behind-the-scenes" crews
been busy, the actors have
been putting hours upon
hours into learning their lines
and rehearsing. Now that
they are finally rehearsing on
stage, the play is taking
shape.
"The Cemetery Club," by
Ivan Menchell, is about three
Jewish widows who meet
once a month for tea before
going to visit their husbands'
graves. The play opens in
Ida's living room. Ida is a
very sweet tempered lady
and is now ready to begin a
new life. Judy Chastain has
taken on the role of Ida.
Once the doorbell rings
and Ida opens the door to
Lucille, played by Diane
Lane, the audience will
immediately know a very
different personality has
entered the room. Lucille is a
feisty embodiment of the girl
who just wants to have fun.
To round out this trio of
close friends, the play goers
will meet Doris. Doris is
priggish and judgmental.
Joan Rulli makes this charac-
ter very believable with her
acting.
Sam the butcher is played
by Bill Rulli. He meets the
ladies while visiting his
wife's grave. A building
romance begins between
Sam and one of the ladies.
Tanglewood's Rosie Barnes
rounds out the cast with her
portrayal of Mildred who
surprises the ladies by
attending a wedding with
Sam.
"The Cemetery Club" per-
formances are March 3, 4
and 5 at 7 p.m. Great seats
are still available. Tickets are


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