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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 11-28-2010
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING What happens when art work by The Artists' Group of South Florida Community College, the Avon Park Youth Academy, the Caladium Arts & Craft Co-op, the Highlands Art League, the Lake Placid Art and Culture Center, and the Tanglewood Fine Art League are hung in the same space at the same time? Wait now add in live music by the Back Porch Revival, the Bavarian Wonderkinds, Celebration Bass, Gary Fillip, the Golden Era Band, the Heartland Paw-fect gift for petsPAGE1CMelissa Tullo digs itPAGE1DSFCC Theater in Hussey catalogPAGE1BNEWS-SUN Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.comVolume 91/Number 144 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 79 60Complete Forecast PAGE 8A Partly sunny with a passing shower Forecast Question: Do the new TSA body scans and pat downs make you feel more secure about airline safety? See our special sections of advertisers Next question: Did you brave the shopping crowds on Black Friday? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Dorothy Atkins Age 92, of Avon Park Ronald Berry Age 73, of Lake Placid Kenneth Flagg Sr. Age 73, of Avon Park Patricia Green Age 55, of Avon Park Barbara Henderson Age 59, of Wauchula Gerald MacDonald Age 67, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 39.8% No 60.2% 099099401007 Total votes: 93 Classifieds6D Community Briefs6A Community Calendar4C Crossword Puzzle2C Dear Abby2C Editorial & Opinion3A Horoscopes7C Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times2C News from the Watershed6C Pause and Consider2C Sports On TV2B Index locally owned community mindedHeartlandNational Bank Avon Park800 West Main St.863.453.6000Lake Placid600 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.699.1300Sebring327 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1300Sun n Lake North5033 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1322www.heartlandnb.com Awell-rooted tradition Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.'LARRYWILDE from The Merry Book of Christmas' By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Everyone knows that following the turkey, dressing and the first major shopping, the next thing to round out the holiday season for most people is the Christmas tree. All along U.S. 27 those fresh, green trees can now be seen lined up underneath tents ready to be loaded up and taken home with families. B & J Services, owned and operated by Barbara and Justin Druggers, is one of the two Christmas tree vendors that sits along the highway in Sebring. The Druggers have spent the last three holiday seasons as tree vendors and are looking forward to another year of sales. The couple and the rest of their crew were filling troughs with fresh water and placing the green trees inside. "The trees are shipped overnight; they're cut fresh. We put our trees in water, I don't think a lot of other people do that, but we do," Barbara Druggers said. The Druggers have tree vending sites in Sebring, Lake Placid, Wauchula, Arcadia and LaBelle. The five sites each house 500 trees every season. The first shipment of Frasier firs arrived early Friday morning fresh from the tree farm in Boone, N.C. Christmas tree vendors load up on Frasier firs Metro Services Before you go out shopping at your tree farm or just up the corner at the Christmas tree lot, first measure the openings of your home and the space where you will set up your tree. Atree out in the open, or beneath the 12-foot ceilings of a warehouse store will look small. But when that same tree is brought into your home, it can be immense. A measuring tape can help remove any doubt about the tree's dimensions. Examine the tree you like carefully. Agood one will look healthy, be vibrant green and have a strong pine aroma. If the tree has dry, brittle twigs, a musty smell or any sign of dryness or browning, you probably want to choose another as this one is past its Christmas tree care made easy By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Highlan ds County opted Monday to se ttle the whistleblower ca se filed by former solid was te employee David S. Caswel l. The county's insuran ce company will pay Caswe ll $30,000 and the suit will be dropped as part of the settl ement. Caswell was terminated in December of 2008 by th en Solid Waste Director K en Wheeler, who claimed th at Caswell was falsifying wo rk reports and was insubord inate. But Caswell claimed th at the real reason for the term ination was retaliation for h is objections to possible viol ations of a permit to opera te the landfill gas collectio n system. The permits were issued b y the Florida Department of Environmental Protectio n Agency. According to Caswell 's court filings, Wheeler want ed Caswell and other employe es to be on call without pay f or the alarms that monitor t he leachate system and the lan dfill gas flare, which is used to keep extra gas from buildin g up and causing an explosio n. Leachate is the water sy stem used to remove harmf ul chemicals from the syste m that produces the gas used in the asphalt plant. Additionally, according to the court records, Caswe ll informed Wheeler that t he flare alarm system was nev er connected. Caswell objected to t he schedule and to being sche duled to work alone in t he back of the landfill, a ha zardous area. Caswell also inform ed County settles lawsuit Former employee sued over firing See COUNTY, page 7A See VENDORS, page 7A See TREE, page 7A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY With paintings behind him, and paintings in front of him, Fred Leavitt, president of the Heartland Cultural Alliance prepares for the inaugural Art and Music Festival at the Lake Shore Mall starting Friday. Art, music to fill Lakeshore Mall next weekend See ART, page 7A News-Sun photos by KATARASIMMONS Courtney Floyd helps her dad Mike load up the family Christmas tree Saturday morning at Home Depot in Sebring. The Floyd's traditionally buy a live tree right after the Thanksgiving holiday. Sunshine Nursery Owner Tony Oppold shakes out loose debris from a Christmas tree Saturday morning at the Severts Tree Farm lot in Sebring. Oppold, who manages the lot, said they received 463 trees in the first load and he expects another load of about 300 trees. By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO APRetail WriterFor one day at least, you could almo st imagine the recession never happene d. Millions of the nation's shoppers braved ra in and cold to crowd stores while othe rs grabbed online bargains on what could be the busiest Black Friday ever. Early signs pointed to bigger crowds at many stores including Best Buy, Sear s, Macy's and Toys R Us, some of which h ad earlier openings than past years or ev en round-the-clock hours. Minnesota's Mall of America and mall operators Taubm an Centers Inc. and Macerich Co. also report ed more customers than last year. But the most encouraging sign for reta iling and for the economy was wh at Americans were throwing in their car ts. Shoppers still clutched lists and the buyin g frenzy was focused on the deals on TVs an d toys, but many were treating themselv es What recession? Shoppers eat up Black Friday deals See SHOPPERS, page 7A

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Special to the News-SunSEBRING More thanb 3 ,380 colorful shoe boxes f illed with toys, school supp lies, and other items were d ropped off at churches and o ther facilities around S ebring last week. It was N ational Collection Week for O peration Christmas Child, a nd the gift-filled shoe boxes a re now in the process of b eing shipped to needy child ren around the world. Even though National C ollection Week is over, it's n ot too late to pack a shoe b ox. Operation Christmas C hild has launched "Build A B ox," an online tool offering a personalized and conveni ent way to send Christmas g ifts to even more children. The "Build ABox" process i s simple: At www.occbuilda box.org, donors select a c hild's age and gender, shop t hrough an online selection o f toys, necessity items and s chool supplies and finish it o ff with a personalized note o f encouragement. The gift boxes will be a ssembled by volunteers at O peration Christmas Child's p rocessing center in C harlotte, N.C. Through t racking technology, donors can "follow the box" to find out where it will be delivered. "In just minutes, you can highly customize your gifts to bring hope to a child in a desperate situation," said Jim Harrelson, vice president of Operation Christmas Child. "This process is unlike anything we've ever done, and it will allow even more children to receive gift-filled shoe boxes. "We want each of these children to know the true meaning of Christmas." Operation Christmas Childthe world's largest Christmas projectis part of the international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritan's Purse. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has delivered more than 77 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries. For information on Operation Christmas Child, call Margaret Sager 3860414 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ. Page 2ANews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday at 2227 U.S. 27 South € Sebring, Florida 33870 A Harbor Point Media Company OFFICE: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 OFFICE HOURS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m, Monday-Friday PHONE: 863-385-6155 MAIN FAX NUMBER: 863-385-1954 NEWSROOM FAX NUMBER: 863-385-2453 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870 USPS … ISSN 0163-3988 Periodical postage paid at Sebring, FL and additional entry office(s)CIRCULATION SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY EDITIONS: If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m., please phone the circulation department before 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday publication days, and before 11 a.m. on Sunday publication days and a replacement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us after the times mentioned will receive credit to their account. 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Romona Washington … Publisher and Executive Editor863-385-6155, ext. 515 Kaylor & Kaylor P.A.Social Security Disability LawNew Claims € Hearing Before A Judge Reconsiderations € Appeals Court 8 6 3 3 8 2 1 9 0 0 Mark Kaylor Nov. 24 152937404243x:3Next jackpot $5 millionNov. 20 92931424350x:3 Nov. 17 81113353839x:2 Nov. 26 810121521 Nov. 25 622242627 Nov. 24 57101619 Nov. 23 15121425 Nov. 26 (n) 9803 Nov. 26 (d) 3609 Nov. 25 (n) 3648 Nov. 25 (d) 6618 Nov. 26 (n) 80 6 Nov. 26(d) 26 7 Nov. 25(n) 65 4 Nov. 25 (d) 55 8 Nov. 26 1352813 Nov. 23 1421262814 Nov. 19 82237396 Nov. 16 81032421 Nov. 24 820213237 PB: 4 PP: 3Next jackpot $64 millionNov. 20 1012385357 PB: 1 PP: 5 Nov. 17 1416535459 PB: 5 PP: 3 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawing s are twice per day: (d) is the daytime drawing, (n) is the nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Pla y Lottery Center Courtesy photo Pygmy children from the Baka tribe in Cameroon receive Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts. Courtesy photo Volunteers help inspect and prepare shoe box gifts for overseas shipment at one of seven centers across the United States: Boone, N.C.; Charlotte, N.C.; Minneapolis; Atlanta; Denver; Orange County, Calif. and Honolulu, Hawaii. Still time to pack gift-filled shoe boxes through Build A Box' By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Town Council voted to l eave the Oak Hill Cemetery gates perman ently open so families may have ready a ccess to their loved ones'graves. The issue was raised at the council's regul ar Monday meeting after members of the S ottile family had found themselves locked o ut of Oak Hill on a recent Sunday first at a round 10 a.m. and later at 1:30 p.m. when t hey went to visit Florida State Trooper N icholas Sottile, who was murdered in the l ine of duty in 2007. Consistent complaints about Oak Hill have f orced the Town Council to take actions, even t hough it has disbanded its cemetery committee as no longer necessary. Dawn Kurabieski whose mother's and granddaughter's graves were desecrated in the past and who has had issues with the way the cemetery has been maintained said the cemetery's appearance has improved since a lawn service was contracted to take over the mowing, but problems still exist. Some trees, for example, have succumbed to disease and need to be removed. She also worried about further desecrations, and employees who didn't understand the importance of the place, or the feelings of the visitors. Town council member Debra Worley suggested surveillance cameras might be useful. Lake Placid unlocks Oak Hill Cemetery gates for families By LAURAWIDES-MUNOZ APHispanic Affairs WriterMIAMI She hung up on the next president, Barack Obama. Twice. She thought it was a prank. In an expert stroke of political spin, she immediately sent out a press release explaining the apparent snub as a mix-up. Meet Florida U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American to serve in Congress and the next in line to head the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The phone incident occurred in late 2008 as the president-elect reached out to potentially friendly Republicans and shortly after a radio host fooled Sarah Palin by impersonating the president of France on the phone. But it was vintage "Ily," as she is known in Washington: frank, almost irreverent, yet imbued with an underlying seriousness and political savvy. It also was a reminder that Ros-Lehtinen, 58, presents an increasingly rare image these days a politician occasionally willing to work across the aisle. The legislator, who was re-elected with 69 percent of the vote, is a hawk on foreign affairs but breaks with her party on immigration, gay rights and other issues important to the people she represents CubanAmericans, gays, a strong Jewish community. California Democrat Howard Berman, who will surrender the Foreign Affairs Committee chairmanship in January, cautioned those who mistake Ros-Lehtinen's enthusiasm and pleasantness for weakness. "People greatly underestimate her skill and tenaciousness," he said. Under her watch, the committee is expected to push for stepped-up sanctions against North Kor ea and Iran, more oversight of the U.N. and a block on an y dialogue with Cuba. As a strong abortion foe, Ro sLehtinen also may try to chip away at the presiden t's executive order allowin g foreign aid for internation al groups that provide info rmation about abortion ser vices. "I think she is going to be very active on Lat in America and oversigh t, making sure the administr ation is enforcing sanctions ," Berman said. Ros-Lehtinen fled Cu ba with her family at age 7. S he taught elementary schoo l, then started running her ow n school. She was in t he Florida Legislature for s ix years before winning ele ction to the U.S. House in 1989, her bid brokered b y legendary Cuban-Americ an political king-maker Jor ge Mas Canosa. She complet ed her doctorate in educatio n while serving in Congress Cuban-American to head House Foreign Affairs By LAURAWIDES-MUNOZ Associated PressMIAMI Doctors were t rying to determine Friday w hether an American A irlines passenger who b ecame ill on a flight from t he Dominican Republic to M iami had cholera, but a uthorities stressed the dise ase is hard to spread through c ontact. Airline spokesman Tim S mith said the adult male b ecame ill during the flight T hursday evening and was h ospitalized upon arrival. E mergency medical services m et the flight and transported t he patient to Jackson M emorial Hospital. County h ealth care officials said he w as vomiting and experienci ng diarrhea on the plane but c autioned that the threat to other passengers was minimal. "The risk of transmitting cholera from one person to another is very low," said Fermin Leguen, the county's chief physician and director of epidemiology. Normally, it is transmitted through an infected water supply. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund said the man was a doctor who had been treating cholera patients. It was unclear where he had been working, but Haiti, a neighbor of the Dominican Republic, has suffered a recent cholera epidemic, with more than 400,000 people expected to contract the disease. Sick airline passenger in Miami may have cholera

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In 2009, the legislature d ecided to fund GrowFL ( pronounced Grow-F-L) and t hat put into motion the crea tion of more than 400 jobs i n sectors that are usually w eak in the Florida economy l ike manufacturing, wholes ale, professional or scientifi c services. Not many other programs a re running right now whose m ain objective is to create j obs, which no one can argue a re much needed. As the Florida economy s hifts from real estate to o ther mainstays like light i ndustry, exploring ways to s upport these for-profit comp anies when they hit a glass c eiling is the only way to go. At no charge, GrowFLwill provide a suite of high-end, high-speed technical assistance and business tools to qualifying companies that have grown beyond the startup phase and need access to information and decisionmaking tools. No charge is a good thing, especially when jobs are on the line. Smaller governments, like Highlands County, should be searching for ways to recruit and retain the profile of businesses that GrowFLencourages as well. Companies that employ 10-100 employees, and pay at least the self-sufficiency wage of $11.80, are the type of companies that should be recruited to Highlands County. Additionally, there should be a similar program established by the county to help those companies already here expand their business. County-wide statistics show that the companies that are already here that employ 10-100 people make up about 6 percent of the business community, but employ 34 percent of the workforce. The 1-10 employee group retains over 48 percent of the workforce and makes up 61 percent of the businesses in the county. With those kinds of statistics, it is clear that county resources should be moved to help those two areas of businesses succeed, and that the county should offer more to recruit and retain those businesses. As we start a new legislative era in highlands County, we hope some thought will be given to job creation locally, and that programs like GrowFLare implemented here to help that process. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 3A EDITORIAL& OPINION TODAY'SEDITORIALTODAY'SLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com PRE-PRESSKEN BAREFIELDProduction Coordinator Ext. 594prepress@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Due to the delightful concept called the deadline, even though you are reading this column days after Thanksgiving, as I type it it's the day before. At this moment in time, my uncooked turkey is still in the fridge, the cranberry sauce is unchilled, and the pies are uncooked. So even though it's going to appear after the fact I thought I'd share some thoughts this year about Thanksgiving. President George Washington issued the first national Thanksgiving proclamation in 1789. It was titled "General Thanksgiving" and called on citizens to express thanks to God for his blessings. The full text goes into a lot more detail than that and uses far prettier language. In fact, it's so pretty I almost decided to just print the whole thing out for my column. But thanking God for His blessings on the fledging nation is the gist of the message. So, let me ask you: are we thankful? Let's be honest give us half a chance to complain, and we will. About the traffic. About the weather. You name it, someone's out there griping about it. Even when we pray, all too often our attitude is, "I need this," or "this is what's wrong with my life," instead of, "thank You for what You've given me." Gratitude is a learned behavior. How many times did we stand over our children and instruct them to "say thank you," when they received something? How often did our parents have to do the same thing to us when we were kids? Did we learn to be grateful? Or have we forgotten? I'm not saying that this attitude is easy to cultivate. Today as I type this I admit I'm having a hard time being thankful. Today it's a lot easier to see the clouds in my life rather than the silver lining. All of us go through times like this. And it's times like this we need to be reminde d of what we have, and the reasons we have to be grate ful. For example, after check ing the news, I'm grateful I'm not flying today. I don' t have to deal with the question of very revealing scanner or intrusive patdown. Another thing to be thank ful for is that I'm relatively healthy. Yes, I need to lose weight. Yes, I take enough pills to rattle when I walk. But overall no one is expec ting me to drop dead anytim e soon, and I can appreciate that. I have a husband who loves me, two sons who make me proud, and a daughter-in-law who is a jo y. Not everyone can claim suc h blessings, and I know I ofte n take them for granted. Despite the ups and dow ns and the things that make m e crazy about this country, it is still a great place to live. The freedoms I enjoy here in the United States are anoth er blessing I take for granted, because I've known nothin g else. I pray we don't have t o lose these freedoms to reall y appreciate them. How about you? Are ther e blessings in your life you'v e taken for granted? Even though it's days past Thanksgiving it's not too late to say "thank you to God for them. And if those blessings come from anothe r person, you certainly can thank them as well. And let me close by thanking you, my readers, for letting me be a part of your lives all these years. You are a blessing to me an d I'm grateful for each one o f you. I hope your holidays bring you much joy and many reasons to be thankfu l. Laura Ware is a Sebring re sident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady @ embarqmail.com Thanksgiving musings Laura's Look Laura Ware County should take notes on how to grow businesses G rowFLmight just be the best thing going in Florida for job creation right now, and other agencies s hould look at following their direction. Many highlights, not just one, to career E ditor: I would like to make a correct ion to a statement I made at the l ast Children's Services Council m eeting, which was quoted in S unday's (11-21-10) paper. In my n ervousness, I incorrectly stated t hat serving on the council was the h ighlight of my career. I should h ave said it was "one" of the highl ights of my 42-year career. There have been many special m oments in those 42 years, but the t rue highlight of my career happ ened in a court room in Miami in 2 004 when, through the efforts of m any, we won an asylum case for a m other and her two girls. Thank y ou for allowing me to to correct m y statement. Kathy Main SebringMore people we forget to remember E ditor: My wife and I attended the M .O.A.A. meeting at the Avon P ark Range last Saturday. It was q uite an affair since all the folks t heir except Buck MacLaughlin, t he commanding officer of the b ase, were old fogies from World W ar II. There were a lot of youngs ters there but they were a minorit y. The speaker was a gentleman w ho, with his crew, parachuted f rom their disabled plane and were r escued by partisans and returned t o their duty station. I am sure that the crew thanked t he guys who took them safely f rom the combat area; both the g round people and the pilots who f lew the evacuation plane into the e nemy area and removed the s tricken crew to safety. Here again the people for whom I am trying to get folks to apprecia te, the ones who save lives and others who take them to safety, get no credit for their efforts. I speak as one of the guilty ones. In all my flying time, did I ever have an engine even miss a beat? Never once. Did I ever think to thank the ground crews who worked their tails off to keep our ships in the air? The 11 men in the aforementioned crews lives were saved by the parachute they had strapped on their butts. Everyone opened and saved the life of it's wearer. Did the crew think to thank the guy who packed the chutes? I venture to say that as I lapsed they never gave a thought to the guys who served but shed no blood. As I have mentioned in previous articles, the men who fought and bled deserve all the adulation they are getting, but for God's sake let's give some notice to the myriad of people who shed no blood but without their work, no war would be won. Woodie Jackson Sebring sMilitary Sea Services Museum says thank youEditor: The Military Sea Services Museum volunteers wish to thank the 30-plus people who toured the museum during its open house on Nov. 13. It always lifts our spirits when people tour the museum, especially when they comment on what a great place the museum is to visit. We especially wish to thank the operators of the Blood Mobile and Dave Wrede's Wild Life Center for bringing Thunder (bald eagle) and participating in the day's events. We also wish to thank the ladies of the museum for their bake sale and for the last minute food preparations. We wish to apologize to the visitors who were disappointed because we did not have the advertised Boy Scout barbecue and the sheriff office canine demonstration. For reasons beyond the museum's control, the Boy Scouts and sheriff's office were unable to participate. Again, our sincere thank you to all who participated. Gene Kissner SebringSun 'N Lake a great tournament hostEditor: Just a big thank you to Christi Wolfe, community services director of Sun 'N Lake, for planning and holding a wonderful golf tournament with residents of Sun 'N Lake and Tanglewood communities. The event was terrific. New friendships were formed, weather was just great, as well as the food prepared as Sun 'N Lake Country Club for such a large turnout. Again, a round of applause for Christi and her staff for such a great job. We are all looking forward to more of these activities. Judy and Ned Doran SebringRoad and Bridge director responds quicklyEditor: I would like to thank County Road and Bridge Director Kyle Green for his prompt attention to a matter brought to his attention recently. Kyle returned my call within minutes and addressed my concerns with respect and professionalism. I was made to feel that the matters I spoke of would be handled immediately. Thank you, Kyle. Chad DuBose Avon Park Bouquets EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your lette r and include your address and phone number. Anonymous let ters will be automatically reject ed. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for every body. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S 27 South, Sebring, FL33870 ; drop it off at the same address ; fax 385-1954; or e-mail ed itor@newssun.com. To make sure the editoria l pages aren't dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a gues t column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opin ion of that author and not neces sarily the opinion of the staff o r editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first come basis as space permits although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or govern ment official, so consider this a personal invitation to get you r two cents in. The News-Sunha s a long history of encouraging public discussion through let ters, guest columns, and Reader's Response question naires. Providing this forum fo r our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation.

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His versatility has r esulted in film scores, o rchestral compositions, conc ert appearances, and well o ver 100 albums recorded u nder his own name. He has r esearched and recorded the p iano music of Scott Joplin, J elly Roll Morton, and James P Johnson. He continues to perform in the United States, Canada, and Europe. In addition to his activities in the jazz and concert worlds, Hyman had a prolific career in New York as a studio musician and won seven Most Valuable Player Awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He acted as music director for such television programs as Benny Goodman's final appearance on PBS. He performed with Ken Peplowski at the Switzerland International Jazz Festival last June. The late Mel Torme said of Ken Peplowski, "Since the advent of Benny Goodman, there have been too few clarinetists to fill the void that Goodman left. Ken Peplowski is most certainly one of those few. The man is magic." Not only is Peplowski an outstanding clarinetist and saxophone player, but he's also a charismatic entertainer who has been delighting audiences around the world for more than 30 years with his warmth, wit, and musicianship. Peplowski joined the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow during his college years. He later moved to New York City and his career flourished. In 1984, Benny Goodman hired Peplowski on tenor saxophone. He has collaborated with Mel Torme, Hank Jones, Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee, and George Shearing to name a few. The 2010-11 Jazz Series is sponsored by John and Evelyn Mills, Tom and Nancy Mitchell. The performance sponsor is Barbara A. Platte, D.D.S. and Robert Gillmore. Five Jazz Series performances are scheduled for the 2010-11 season. Ticket prices range from $24 to $27 and may be purchased online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at http://performances.southflorida.edu. Tickets may al so be purchased by calling t he SFCC Box Office at 78 47178 or by visiting the SFC C Box Office located in t he front the of the Theatre f or the Performing Arts, 600 W College Drive, Avon Pa rk from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m Monday-Friday. Hyman, Peplowski to to open SFCC Jazz Series Courtesy photo Top clarinetist and saxolphonist Ken Peplowski will perform in the opening act of the South Florida Community College Jazz Series. Courtesy pho to World-renowned jazz pianist Dick Hyman will perform in the opening act of the South Florida Community College Jazz Series. Special to the News-SunSEBRING On Nov. 23, not-for-profit C ornerstone Hospice provided comfort to some r esidents and family members at the Palms of S ebring by hosting a "Celebration of Life" servi ce for those who passed away over the last year. The holiday season can often be a difficult t ime to deal with the painful grief of losing someo ne you love. Also, as we "deck the halls" and c elebrate a time of thanksgiving with family and f riends, what better opportunity to remember that N ovember is National Hospice and Palliative C are Month than by caring for neighbors who h ave had a recent loss. More than 20 residents attended the service led by Cornerstone Chaplain Ken Geren of Avon Park. The message was titled "Hope for the Holidays," and inspired the audience to take time to honor those who are no longer with us by observing the holiday traditions that they enjoyed most. To learn more about Cornerstone Hospice, visit the organization's Web site at www.corner stonehospice.org or call Autumn Egan, the nonprofit's local representative at (863) 242-6462. Also, to help support Cornerstone Hospice, tickets are being sold at The Palms of Sebring for Chicken Dinners To Go on Tuesday. Tickets are $5 each; all proceeds will benefit Cornerstone Hospice patients and their families in Highlands County. Courtesy pho to Observing the program Celebration of Life' earlier this week at The Palms of Sebring is the Cornerstone Hospice contingent (from left) Chaplain Ken Geren of Avon Park; Chaplain Willie Mincey; Frank Grimsby RN; Autumn Egan, clinical liaison and Ginny Wolfe, community relations coordinator. Cornerstone Hospice offers Celebration of Life'

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By KEN KAYE South Florida Sun SentinelFORTLAUDERDALE, F la. (AP) Each day, about 1 5 dead people fly out of S outh Florida, taking a onew ay trip in a cargo hold to t heir final resting place. During the winter months, w hen snowbirds flock south, t he number of decedents jett ing home tends to increase. In Palm Beach County, a bout 2,600 were flown home l ast year, more than any other c ounty in the state. Broward w as next with about 1,900 a nd then Miami-Dade, with a bout 1,250. In all, about 18,800 dead p eople were flown out of F lorida last year, with about a t hird taking off from one of S outh Florida's three major a irports, according to Florida D epartment of Health r ecords. Grieving relatives, meanw hile, find last-minute airl ine tickets an expensive p roposition. While some carr iers still offer bereavement f ares, overall, the airline i ndustry has cut back on any k ind of last-minute discounte d seats. "We tried everything, but w e really had to pay to make a n urgent flight," said D aniella Swanson, after her a unt died earlier this month. A fter checking with numero us airlines, Swanson and her b rother paid a combined $ 535 to fly one way on Spirit f rom Chicago, their homet own, to Fort Lauderdale for t he funeral. Her aunt, Susan M adori, a Broward School B oard candidate this year, w as cremated in South F lorida and her ashes were to b e shipped back to Chicago. Bereavement fares tend to b e steep because they usually a llow flexibility in scheduli ng a return trip, and somet imes they far exceed fullp rice tickets. For instance, to fly from F ort Lauderdale to New York o n Delta Air Lines on a r ecent Tuesday, the bereavem ent fare was $829, which a llowed for an open return t rip within 60 days, with the p rovision that seats are availa ble on the requested flight. D elta's regular fare on that d ay would have been $385 if p urchased at the last minute. T he same seat, purchased two w eeks in advance, cost about $ 160. "It's not meant to be a barg ain," said Scott Nason, a D allas-based aviation cons ultant, who added that most b ereavement tickets cost a bout 35 percent less than f ull fare. He said carriers can't a fford to provide a "great d eal" to the bereaved. "The a irline has sold most of its i nventory by then and is e xpecting to get top dollar for t he remaining seats." Most families make no a ttempt to fly on the same p lane as their loved one, but r ather seek the lowest price t wo or three days in advance o f a flight. That means the r elatives might arrive at the d estination first, because a body must be prepared for shipment by a funeral home and then dropped off at an airline's cargo center. Jewish people, whose religious customs call for burial within 48 hours, often find themselves scrambling to find an immediate flight. Their best options: Check online for the lowest available seats or plan to fly standby, travel experts say. Most airlines require proof that someone has died before granting a bereavement fare, such as verification by a funeral home or even a death certificate. But different airlines have different policies as to which family members are eligible. Some offer the fares only to immediate family; others, such as American, don't require a family connection. "We're aren't real fussy about it being a specific type of family member," said Tim Smith, an American Airlines spokesman. Aside from deaths, some carriers offer bereavement fares in emergency medical situations that require lastminute seats. Most low-fare airlines do not offer bereavement fares. Because much of South Florida is transplanted from the Northeast or Midwest, the deceased most often fly to New York, Newark, Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago. With about 3.2 million residents over the age of 65, Florida is a popular place to die. "Families want to be together in life, and there's no difference for them in death," said Keenan Knopke, president of the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, based in Tallahassee. Sometimes, spouses will go to great lengths to make sure they remain near a departed partner, he said. One woman moved from New York to Chicago and had her deceased husband's casket exhumed to be reburied near her new home. She later moved to Tampa and did the same thing. Then she moved to Los Angeles. "She disinterred her husband for a third time and transported him to California," Knopke said. "She was in love with her husband and just wanted to be near him." When it comes to flying the departed to their ultimate destination, Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport is one of the busiest in the world. Because of its central location and wide range of domestic flights, it handles most of those who die in South Florida. Mark Telesca, funeral director in charge of Star of David Cemetery of the Palm Beaches, said the airlines generally charge $300 to $500, depending on the destination, to fly human remains in their cargo holds. The prices to Europe can be triple. Most bodies are embalmed and placed in a casket, which is then placed in what's known as an air tray, or a special protective cover, required by the airlines. If a casket isn't used, the remains can be placed in a "combination unit," a special container that acts like a casket. Or, in the case of Jewish people who opt not to be embalmed, bodies are placed in a pouch with a protective lining and gel packs, which act to keep the temperature down, Telesca said. The airlines handle the remains as they would any other cargo, but are extremely discreet when placing them in cargo holds, said Mark Van Rees, funeral director for Fred Hunter's Funeral Homes. He said that most of the time people never even notice a casket being loaded onto a plane. In most instances, funeral homes make the arrangements for a deceased person to be flown and then picked up at the destination airport by another funeral home. Ronald BerryRonald Irvin Berry, 73, of Lake Placid died Nov. 19, 2010. Born in Canal Point, he had lived in Lake Placid since 1997. He worked in the produce business for 41 years. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Paula; son, Brian; daughter, Rhonda Caruso; and five grandchildren. Visitation and funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 27 at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel, Sebring, with the Rev. Steve Trinkle officiating. Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.newssun.com/obituaries .Kenneth A. Flagg Sr.Kenneth A. Flagg Sr., 73, of Avon Park died Nov. 23, 2010. Born in Worchester, Mass., he had lived here since 1972. He was owner and operator of Ken's Handyman Service and Ken's Sod, Lawn, and Landscape Service. He was a long-time member of Community Bible Church. He is survived by his wife, Linda S.; daughters, Cynthia Flagg and Linda Wack; sons, Kenneth Jr. and Jeff; stepdaughter, Lorrie Beerbower; stepson, Bradley Graf; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Amemorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 with Pastor Don Seymour, Pastor Ken Mosser and Poinciana Lodge No. 227 officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Bible Church. Arrangements are with Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park.Patricia GreenPatricia E. Green, 55, of Avon Park died Nov. 25, 2010. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, a military dependent she grew up across the United States. She had lived here since 1997 coming from Okanawa, Japan. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Avon Park and had served in the U.S. Air Force. She is survived by her husband, Dennis C.; mother, Jaunita Bergeron; son, Dennis P.; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Martin; sisters, Rebecca Leroy, Dine Mondelto and Priscilla McDaniels; brother, Bill Bergeron; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park. Afuneral service will be held at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jon Beck officiating. Interment will follow in Bougainvillea Cemetery, Avon Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Relay for Life, Avon Park, c/o Fountain Funeral Home.Barbara HendersonBarbara Joan Henderson, 59, of Wauchula died Nov. 25, 2010. Born in Dade City, she moved to Highlands County in 1963 and to Wauchula in 1973. She was a medical records coder, and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Wayne M.; daughters, Karen Pella and Kim Barber; mother Edith Mae Harford; brothers, Billy Retherford and Dennis Retherford; sisters, Carol McCullough and Connie Hancock; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Agraveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Hope Cemetery in Wauchula. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Good Shepherd Hospice, 4418 Sun 'N Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL 33872.Gerald MacDonaldGerald K MacDonald, 6 7, of Sebring di ed Nov. 21, 2010. Born in Newton, Mass., he had liv ed in Sebring for 13 years. H e was a truck driver. He serv ed in the United States Navy. Survivors include his wif e, Carole. Condolences may be expressed by visitin g www.newssun.com/obitua ries. Memorial contributio ns may be made to Goo d Shepherd Hospice, 4418 Su n 'N Lake Blvd., Sebring, F L 33872. Arrangements we re handled by the Dowd en Funeral Home, Sebring. Page 6ANews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Would Dad have wanted it that way?ŽServing our community since 1925. Locally owned & operated. www.stephensonnelsonfh.comSebring, FL 33870 385-0125 Avon Park, FL 33825 453-3101Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home & CrematoryPreplanning a funeral is not something you do for yourselfƒ Its something you do for your family. It spares them from making emotional decisions … decisions that may not be consistent with your own wishes. We specialize in prearrangementsƒ for your familys sake.Proud to serve Sebring, Lake Placid & Avon Park Dorothy Atkins, age 92, passed away November 22, 2010. Born in Rochester, New York on August 2, 1918, she came to Winter Haven from Avon Park in 2000. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Winter Haven and former member of First Baptist Church in Avon Park for 62 years. She is preceded in death by her son, Quinton W. Atkins. She is survived by daughter, Sharmon (Jerry) Hill, Winter Haven, Florida; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 4:30 6:30 p.m., Sunday Evening, November 28, 2010 at Crisp-Coon Funeral chapel in Winter Haven. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 29, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Avon Park. Burial will follow service at Bougainvillea Cemetery in Avon Park. CRISP-COON FUNERAL HOME Winter Haven, Florida 33880 863-294-4141DOROTHY ATKINS BOOKKEEPER/WELLS MOTOR CO. Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans M emorial VFWPost 9853 w ill have football on five big s creens today. For more i nformation and menu select ion, call 452-9853.ESE hosts Special Stars DaySEBRING The E xceptional Student E ducation Department of T he School Board of H ighlands County will host t he fifth annual Special Stars D ay at Firemen's Field a cross from Sebring High S chool from 9 a.m. to noon W ednesday. The event will a gain offer track and field c ontests to more than 120 s pecial needs children around the district. New this year will be a Pep Rally for the large amount of children who participate from Memorial Elementary School in Sebring. The school-wide Pep Rally will take place at the school at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday and will celebrate past successes and cheer the children on who will participate this year.Road closed temporarilyHighlands County Road and Bridge Department will close Northern Boulevard from Marabello Road to Durrance Road at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday for road repairs. Detours will be posted. For further information, contact the Highlands County Road and Bridge Department at 402-6529. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Flagg Green Henderson OBITUARIES Courtesy pho to Highlands Art League will host its third annual Wine Tasting fund raising event on Saturday at the historic Kenilworth Lodge from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Five different food stations will feature different country's foods and wines to compliment that country. Microbeer tastings will be provided as well as a cash cigar bar. Musical entertainment will be provided by Gary Oliver. There will be artists painting live as well as a silent auction' going on for guests to enjoy. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at Highlands Art League, 385-5312, or come by 1989 Lakeview Drive. Janet King (right), who participated in a past event, painted the lady in the hat for this year's invitation. Wines, food and art Bereavement fares high for relatives

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"We always sell Frasier firs, nothing else," Barbara Druggers said. The Druggers have noticed the Frasiers are the most popular among the types of trees, but that isn't the reason they sell them. "The last the longest in Florida, they stay fresher and have the least fire hazard," Druggers explained. The warm temperatures in Florida have presented problems for families trying to maintain a bright, green tree throughout the holiday season but the Druggers are confident that the Frasier firs are the best tree. B & J Services opened up for business Friday morning and are expecting to have a very busy weekend after all the shoppers are done in the stores. Trees range from five to 12 feet tall and are priced between $40 and $300. Only a few yards down the road, on the opposite side of the highway, a second tree vendor had a full tent of Frasier firs ready to go as well. Servert Trees tent was packed full of fresh Frasiers, and has been open and selling since Tuesday. Managers Kim and Tony Oppold were ready before the Black Friday rush in hopes of getting a jump start and more eager customers. The Oppolds started receiving calls the week before Thanksgiving wondering when their trees would arrive. "We specialize in larger trees. There aren't many vendors around who carry the big trees we have here," said Kim Oppold. Since last Tuesday, Servert has already sold four 14-foot Frasiers. "Inn on the Lakes got their tree here, so it makes sense for a business to have a large tree on display, but we've had people from Wauchula, Arcadia and Okeechobee also by the 14foot ones," Kim Oppold said. Oppold said that purchasing the larger trees can become very costly and hopes that families consider this when picking out a tree. "The 14 footers are $650 but they could go higher," said Kim Oppold. The trees at Servert range from $29 for the smaller trees all the way to $650 for the larger ones. The company also sells a newly popular item that has been grabbing and keeping customers'attention during demonstrations. "We also have the specia lized iron tree stand. It's so simple to use. You basically just slide the tree into the stand, none of the old screw ing the bolts into the base o f the tree while somebody holds it and you're getting needles everywhere. This one is very easy," Oppold said. Servert Fraiser fir trees are from Virginia and thoug h the trees come from differe nt farms, both vendors agree that the Frasier firs are the safest and longest-lasting tree. The firs are also one o f the better looking trees and take little effort to upkeep. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7A Listen Every Friday @ 9:10am to Ask A Mechanic with Barry Foster on TK730 Full Service Automotive CenterHONESTY WITH A SMILEŽ Clint CoolOwner/Technician Over 15 Years Exp. ASE/Factory Certi“ed4320 US 27 N. 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Additionally, when Caswell seeks future job references, the county agreed to provide only his job title, dates of employment and salary information. Wheeler was terminated by the county in September, also for insubordination and for failing to provide accurate records of time worked. Wheeler has asserted that he was fired because he challenged the Highlands County administrator on the expenditure of solid waste funds. "This $6 million and the millions of dollars removed from the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund prior to 2005 is a gross mismanagement of public funds," Wheeler wrote in his September grievance appeal. "I consider this disciplinary action as being retaliatory for having pursued compliance with Florida Statute 403.706." prime. Look for a tree with strong branches to hold ornaments. The needles should be soft and flexible. They should not fall off easily if you run your hand over boughs of the tree. Remember, a healthy tree can last several weeks if it is brought indoors freshly cut and maintained with regular watering. Be sure to shake the tree out before you transport it home. This will loosen any dead branches and needles, which will make a mess of your car and home. Most tree lots and farms will wrap the tree in netting so that it stays condensed and portable for the trip home. Tie it securely so you don't end up with an airborne tree on the roads home, which has happened to many people. Also, be sure to cut off an inch to two inches of the trunk off to promote good water absorption later on. When the tree is home, carefully bring it indoors (those door measurements will come in handy now). Make sure that your tree stand will fit the circumference of the tree's trunk. Do not shave the sides of the trunk to get it to fit or you risk compromising how long the tree will last. Acut tree first can absorb as much as one gallon of water 24 hours after it is cut. After that the general rule is that a tree needs approximately one quart of water per inch of trunk diameter. Adding special mixes to the water will not help it last any longer. Pops, the Highlands Little Theatre, Steve Jones, Mark Manley, Andrea Maphis, M Squared, Diane Osborne, Reaching Higher, Kenny Summers, the Sweet Adelines, and the Youth Artists Strings now, what happens? The inaugural Music and Art Festival at the Lakeshore Mall, that's what. The festival space will be open, filled with color and sound, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Approximately 100 chairs will be set out in front of the stage. Presented by the Heartland Cultural Alliance, the festival celebrates local artists and musicians, providing the community an introduction to an impressive array of local talent and styles. From photographs to watercolors to acrylic; from bagpipes to violins to clarinets the festival showcases the creativity within Highlands County. "The response has been overwhelming," said Fred Leavitt, president of the alliance and an artist and musician himself. He said he bought 60 special hangers to mount the artwork and found they weren't half of what he needed. Leavitt is thrilled with being overwhelmed. He said too much talent is wasting away in dark corners. "Too many (art works) have gone to sleep because they are unseen," he said. "We have of lots of fine musicians performing a great variety of music there's a lot of talent here, a huge resource that has not been tapped." Leavitt said Dave McCoy, owner of WFHT 1390 AM radio, had the original idea of a music festival, and will be simulcasting the event. It was when Jenny Cheek, of the Lakeshore Mall, showed Leavitt the empty space he could use, however, that all Leavitt could see were empty walls needing to be filled and so the festival grew. Entrance is free. The art work is for sale. Artists are donating 15 percent from each sale to the alliance. An opening party takes place Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Come meet the artists and musicians, have a light refreshment. The festival space is in the K-Mart half of the mall, next to Alan Jay and oppow hile they bought gifts f or others, adding items l ike boots, sumptuous s weaters, jewelry and e ven dresses for special o ccasions. Elayne Breton and her d aughter Michelle got to M aryland's Mall in C olumbia around 7 a.m. A few hours later, M ichelle had picked out s everal presents for hers elf, including a pair of U GG boots, perfume and a n iPod Touch. At N ordstrom, she scored a l ong-sleeved purple shirt t hat her mother let her w ear out of the store. "Last year we were c areful," said Elayne, w hose husband's beer d istribution business has s tarted to pick up again. This year we'll do m ore." The strong Black F riday builds on retailers' m omentum after a solid s tart to November. S hoppers who can afford i t are buying more n onessentials, like jewelr y and luxury goods. "Last year, consumers w ere extremely into the b asics, the socks, the pill ows," said Keith Jelinek, d irector of the global r etail practice at consulti ng firm AlixPartners. This year, they're hung ry to dress up their w ardrobes, their homes. S hoppers were buying i tems with a little more p izazz, trendier sweaters, s heets in higher thread c ounts." He cautioned that t hey're not looking to r eplace everything just l ooking for a few special i tems. "They're still very v alue-conscious," he a dded. Macy's CEO Terry L undgren said there were 7 ,000 people outside its M anhattan flagship store f or its 4 a.m. opening, up f rom 5,000 people a year a go. "The difference b etween this year and last y ear was that last year, p eople had a budget and a l ist. They're doing the s ame thing this year but t hey're also buying for t hemselves," he said. A mong some of the hot s ellers were a luggage set f or $49.99 and $39.99 c ashmere sweaters. He noted that two g roups that helped fuel c ustomer traffic were y oung shoppers, ages 15 t o 25, and men, both of w hom were buying for t hemselves. Sharply reduced prices o n flat-screen TVs helped f uel many stores'sales, a ccording to Marshal C ohen, market research a nalyst at NPD Group I nc. Stores were grapp ling with a glut of TVs h eading into the season b ecause they had overest imated consumer d emand. Research firm S hopperTrak is expected t o release Black Friday d ata on Saturday, but a f ull picture of how retaile rs fared for the overall w eekend won't be known u ntil Thursday when m ajor retailers report t heir monthly sales r esults. For the economy, the q uestion remains: Will s hoppers keep it up? Nearly 15 million peop le remain unemployed, a nd concerns about job s ecurity cloud consumer c onfidence. Spending is p icking up but has not r eturned to pre-recession l evels. And shoppers h aven't let go of many c autious habits learned f rom the Great Recession. Many purchased with c ash, and layaway r emained popular as s hoppers try to budget. County settles lawsuit Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Art, music to fill Lakeshore Mall next weekend Vendors load up on trees News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMON S Ethan Cooper, 8, shops for the perfect Christmas tree Saturday morning with the help of Home Depot Salesperson Josh Martinez at the Sebring store. Tree care made easy Classified Ads € 385-6155 NEWS-SUN Shoppers eat up Black Friday deals Continued from page 1A

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Little said the Quattro m odular chairs were purc hased from Newton Seating C ompany, a Hussey Seating d istributor. Their representat ives were impressed with the t heatre's design and arranged to professionally photograph the theatre immediately after its completion in spring 2010. "We didn't know that the photo would end up in Hussey's catalog," Little said. "We're proud to be part of that." The SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts is one of only three facilities in the nation to be featured in the catalog for their use of Quattro modular chairs. The other two are the McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany, Ohio, and the New Orleans Superdome. SFCC Theatre featured in Hussey Seating Catalog Courtesy photo South Florida Community College Theatre for the Performing Arts is featured as the center spread in the current catalog for Quattro chairs by Hussey Seating. The theater was recently remodeled using Hussey Seating. At this time of year, many people o verindulge, whether it's overeating o r drinking too much at holiday part ies or spending too much on gifts a nd decorations. You'll regret the f ormer the next morning; but with o verspending you may not feel the h angover effect until the bills come d ue in January. Here are a few tips for managing h oliday expenses to avoid a holiday s pending hangover: Budgeting. Before spending a d ime on holiday expenses, calculate h ow much you can afford relative to y our overall budget. Many financial p lanners recommend spending no m ore than 1.5 percent of annual i ncome on holiday expenses. C onsider: Will your savings cover a few m onths'expenses in case of a layoff, unexpected medical bills or another financial emergency? Can you pay off all holiday-related bills within a couple of months? Do you already struggle to pay your monthly bills? Would you need to suspend retirement savings to buy gifts? Scale back. Examine how much you've spent in past years and look for areas to trim. Consider: gifts for family, friends and coworkers; decorations; new clothes/accessories; gift wrap and cards; special meals; year-end gratuities; and travel-related expenses. Afew tips: Review old credit card and bank statements to jog your memory. Arrange gift lotteries with family, friends and coworkers so you each buy fewer, nicer gifts. Suggest pooling resources to make a sizeable group charitable contribution rather than individual gifts to each other. Get organized. Once you've determined your overall holiday budget, make a list or spreadsheet with columns for: Everyone you need to shop for relatives, friends, coworkers, service providers, etc. Spending limits and gift alternatives for each person. How much you actually spend on each gift. (Overspending on one present means trimming somewhere else.) What you gave each person to avoid giving them the same thing next year. What each person gave you. That way, you won't accidentally "re-gift" something to the same person. Other expenses (decorations, etc.) Gift cards: If you give gift cards, several changes were made to laws governing these cards. For gift cards sold on or after August 22, 2010, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 requires that: Money loaded on gift cards must not expire for at least five years from date of purchase or after funds were last added. If the card expires but the funds Budget wisely to avoid a holiday spending hangover By SAMANTHAGHOLA R sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Ane w establishment is open an d ready for the public. Th in and Healthy's Tot al Solution is a new lifesty le facility geared toward t he people who wish to ha ve more healthy lifestyl es and loss weight t he healthy way. Sherri Pickard is t he owner/manager of Tot al Solution and describ es the facility as a "medica lly supervised weight lo ss center." The center is backed by a doctor wh o assists clients in the ir weight loss goals. Pickard has 20 years of business experience an d has a set plan to he lp clients reach goals of weight loss and a new an d healthy lifestyle. "We focus on ea ch individual and hold the m by the hand, teach them and coach them into a new person with a healt hier lifestyle," sa id Pickard. Total Solution clien ts average weight loss du ring their first week is between seven and 1 0 pounds, according to Pickard. The members of the Total Solution cent er are coached and motiva ted into a better and hig her level of health. Pickard and the sta ff work to help clients lo se New weight loss center up and running Personal Finance Jason Alderman See HOLIDAY, page 4B See WEIGHT, page 4B

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Page 4BNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com 24 HOUR ROAD SERVICE 1109 W. MAIN STREET AVON PARK452-2031€ Complete Car Care € Brakes € Shocks € Alignments € Oil Service € Tune-Ups Mon -Fri. 9am-4pm Closed Wed.863-385-3497130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, FL 33870 Your Ear Care StoreŽHelping Highlands County HearŽ Better For Over 40 Years 3310 Hwy 27 South Sebring, FL 33870863-402-2786 For information about supporting your Chamber of Commerce on this page, contact us at: 863-385-6155Thank You to the following businesses for supporting the Avon Park and Sebring Chambers of Commerce. 601 W. Main St. Avon Park, Florida 33825 (863) 452-0101 Avon Park (863) 635--6426 Frostproof sales@managementexperts.com www.managementexperts.com CONSULTING • ACCOUNTING  TAXES  PAYROLL Forrest H. Hilton, CPA, PACertified Public Accountant702 US 27 North Avon Park, FL 33825 Phone: (863) 452-2906 Fax: (863) 452-1147 E-Mail: hiltoncpa@embarqmail.com Warren’s Auto Sales“A Good Car At A Fair Price”SINCE 1977811 U.S. Hwy. 27 South • Avon Park, FL(863) 452-2931  FAX (863) 453-7698E-mail: warrens@strato.net www.warrensautosales.com UPCOMINGEVENTS December 3Sebring Christmas Parade December 5-12 Treasures of Christmas December 10-11Christmas Village December 10Gallery & Downtown Walk December 10Heartland Pops December 11Hammock Park Concert Series December 11Saturday Night Cruise Car Show December 18Car Show Dec. 31-Jan.1New Years Eve Bash December 6Christmas on Main Street December 10-11Christmas in the Village December 11Santa in the Park (Lake Placid) December 17-18Christmas in the Village AVON PARK SEBRING Grow Your Business … Advertise with the News-Sun! HAPPY HOLIDAYS h aven't, you can request a f ree replacement card. Inactivity and service f ees may not be charged u ntil after 12 months of i nactivity; after that, only o ne such fee may be d educted from the balance e ach month. All fees must be clearly d isclosed on the card or its p ackaging. Afew additional tips: Note return policies for s tores and online shopping s ites. Watch for deadlines, e xclusions for sale or cleara nce items and restocking charges. Retain receipts. Many retailers will refund the price difference if an item goes on sale within a few weeks after purchase. Check whether your credit card agreement provides free product warranty extensions and/or price protection (i.e., will reimburse the difference if you find an identical item for less). Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ PracticalMoney Continued from page 1B 10, 20 or even 50 pounds. "It's not easy but whatever their goal is, we make it more attainable and motivate them to a better well being," Pickard said. The new facility helps people maintain a healthier lifestyle and to let go of the "quick-fix" weight loss plan. Total Solution guides individuals on a healthy track to become a better you. The center utilizes safe and easy ingredients to give clients the results they wish. Metabolism re-training, healthy food motiv ation, and coaching are ju st a few of the componen ts that makes Total Solutio n "different than any oth er center," Pickard said. Thin and Healthy's Tot al Solution is located at 1 3 Ryant Blvd. in Sebrin g. The operating hours a re Monday through Thursd ay from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m and Friday 9 a.m. un til noon and by appointme nt after hours. For more informatio n please contact Sher ri Pickard or Dr. Waldron at 471-2500. Continued from page 1B BUSINESS Weight loss center now open in Sebring Holiday spending can lead to painful debt Associated Press LISBON, Portugal Europe struggled mightily Friday to keep the debt crisis from engulfing country after country. Portugal passed austerity measures to fend off the speculative trades pushing it toward a bailout and Ireland rushed to negotiate its own imminent rescue. As Portugal and Spain insisted they will not seek outside help, creating an eery sense of deja-vu for investors, Europe braced for what seems inevitable more expensive bailouts. The Portuguese Parliament approved an unpopular debtreducing package, including tax hikes and cuts in pay and welfare benefits. But while that helped to avoid a sharper deterioration in bond markets, the sense among analysts was that the move had only bought a little time. Adding to the pressure, Ireland's major banks were hit with credit downgrades one to junk bond status as speculation mounted that the EU-IMF bailout of Ireland, to be revealed within days, would require investors to take losses, a possibility that was earlier denied by officials. Debt turmoil, contagion fears sweep Europe

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida Community College garnered an array of awards and recognition during the 61st Annual Florida Association of Community Colleges (FACC) Convention in Jacksonville, Nov. 17-19. SFCC received four Communications and Marketing Commission Awards of Excellence for informational and promotional material. The college's Community Relations and Marketing Department received second place in the Newsletter Electronic category for Panther Tales, the college employee newsletter. The department garnered second place in the Brochure category for a printed piece promoting enrollment in the SFCC Summer Bridge Program. Asecond place award in the Newsletter Print category went to the SFCC Cultural Programs' newsletter, Artist Applause. Aphotograph of two SFCC students in the Bungee Run competition during the 2009 Community College Week won second place in the Best Photography in a Published Piece category. SFCC's FACC chapter received a membership award for having 50 percent or more of employees as members and was designated a Region IVGold Chapter based on points it earned for such factors as membership, participation in state and regional commissions, education and social activities, and fundraising. Melanie Jackson received a Region IV Unsung Hero Award for her work in raising money for the scholarship fund through the annual SFCC Holiday Luncheon. Several SFCC employees were elected to commission boards. Dr. Robert Flores became the director of Region IVand the Facilities Commission, while Cheryl Arpasi remains secretary/treasurer of that commission. Tami Cullens was elected secretary of the Trustees Commission. Melanie Jackson will serve as past-chair of the Technology Commission and on the Bylaws Committee. Courtney Green was elected treasurer and Susan Cartwright was elected secretary of the Occupational Workforce Commission. Lena Phelps was elected treasurer of the Learning Resources Commission, and Jennifer Young was elected treasurer of the Communications and Marketing Commission. SFCC's attendees proved once again to be a lucky group as many walked away with an assortment of small door prizes and silent auction items. Cathy Lewis won a fall harvest basket, a Mary Kay basket, and a gardener’s basket while Phelps won an FSU basket, an Indian River Press basket, and a Miami International Book Fair basket from the silent auction. The biggest prize went to Keith Loweke who won a two-night stay at the Wyndham Hotel-West Shore in Tampa. The 61st annual convention also proved to be a historical one as convention delegates voted to approve a health care plan for part-time employees and to officially change the name of FACC to the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC). SFCC's delegates to the convention were Arpasi, Cartwright, Eddie Cuencas, Dr. Flores, Green, Callie Johnson, Lewis, Loweke, Lindsay Lynch, Phelps, Laura Wade, and Young. Also attending were Jackson, Dr. Norm Stephens, SFCC president, and members of the SFCC District Board of Trustees Tim Backer, Cullens, and Gary Delatorre. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com 283 US 27 North € Village Fountain Plaza€ Sebring 471-2852www.thebulbbin.com HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS Several More Styles to Choose From All Tiffany animals 50% offWe also have lots & lots of closeout items such as fans, “ xtures and lamps. WINDOW TINTING AUTO € COMMERCIAL € RESIDENTIAL OVER 21 YEARS EXPERIENCE TRUCK & AUTO ACCESSORIES863-471-9494330 US Hwy 27 N. Unit 4 € Sebring, FL LIFETIME WARRANTY ON WINDOW TINTING! € BUG SHIELDS € TOOL BOXES € SEAT COVERS € BED LINERS & MUCH MORE! CUSTOM GOLF CARTS ALSO AVAILABLE CHALKTALK Courtesy photo Sherry Vretta, second-grade HAART teacher at Woodlawn Elementary School, applied for and won a grant. The grant will be used to purchase a classroom set of books, a script, activities, costumes, and props for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.' Students will focus on story structure, work on the set and props and present the play later in the year. Students will memorize lines and deliver them with the correct phrasing and intonation. Studies show that repeated reading sufficiently improves fluency, word recognition, and comprehension. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South F lorida Community C ollege Community E ducation is offering new c lasses this spring at the H ighlands Campus, Avon P ark. Aquabics is a modera tely-paced aerobic water e xercise class for toning a nd building strength in a h eated pool. Water exerc ise is easy on the joints b ut still provides resista nce. Morning and e vening classes will be o ffered Jan. 10-Feb. 28. F or detailed days and t imes, call 453-6661, ext. 7 388. Aquacize is a gentle w ater exercise class for p eople with arthritis and i s sanctioned by the A rthritis Foundation. T he classes are held in a h eated pool. The classes m eet Jan. 10-Feb. 28. For d etailed days and times, c all 453-6661, ext. 7388. Work out on state-oft he-art, 10-station N autilus equipment in the N autilus class. Afitness i nstructor will design a p rogram with the stud ent's goals in mind. The c lass meets from 5:306 :30 p.m. Monday and W ednesday, Jan. 10-Feb. 2 8. The cost is $39 for the t erm. Learn the graceful art o f Tai Chi and improve y our balance, flexibility, b reathing, and muscle s trength and control. The c lass meets from 5:306 :30 p.m. Monday and W ednesday, Jan. 10-Feb. 2 8 and the cost is $39. In Conversational S panish, students will l earn the fundamentals of s peaking and understandi ng Spanish. The class m eets from 5:30-7:30 p .m. Thursdays, Jan. 13F eb. 24. The cost is $62. The Creative Writing c lass will enhance writing s kills for both fiction and n onfiction work. Focus w ill be on basic writing s kills, creating written p rojects, critique for writt en projects, building c haracters and plots, and r efining work. How to b uild a novel and market y our work will also be c overed. The class is held T uesdays, Jan. 18Feb. 2 2 and costs $53. Basic Home Computer I I will teach students the c omponents of your pc s ystem, the PC desktop, i cons, opening multiple w indows, screensavers a nd backgrounds. This c lass is for beginning c omputer students worki ng with Microsoft W indows XP. Class meets f rom 5:30-7:30 p.m. M ondays, Jan. 10-Feb. 2 8. The cost is $85 and i ncludes a book. Register in Building B a t the Highlands Campus o r any SFCC campus or c enter. For more informat ion, contact Lauren R edick at 453-6661, 4655 300, 773-2252, or 4947 500, ext. 7388 or 7392. Community Education classes set at SFCC SFCC shines at FACC Convention Vretta wins grant for Woodlawn Elementary Special to the News-SunSouth Florida Community College's Community Education Department is offering a series of Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training (ADAPT) courses for first-time driver's license applicants. The four-hour courses will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the SFCC DeSoto Campus, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia; or 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 at the SFCC Hardee Campus, 2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $32 and may be paid by cash, check, or credit card. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFCC campus or center. Also being offered is a series of Safe Driving Accident Preventio n Program (SDAPP) cours es for drivers who ha ve received a traffic citation. The four-hour cours es will be held from 8:3 012:30 p.m. Saturday at t he SFCC Highlands Campu s, 600 W. College Driv e, Avon Park; from 5:30-9:3 0 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8 at the SFCC DeSoto Campu s, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave ., Arcadia, and from 8:3 0 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Saturday, Dec. 11 at t he SFCC Hardee Campu s, 2968 U.S. 17 N. Bowlin g Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $37 an d may be paid by cash, chec k, or credit card. For more information o n either of these classes, co ntact the Communi ty Education Department at 453-6661, 465-5300, 49 47500, 773-2252, or 38 26900, ext. 7388. Classes offered for drivers at SFCC Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. 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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7B 382-2525356 W. Center Ave. Sebring, FL www.highlandslittletheatre.org.The mission of Highlands Little Theatre is to provide a venue for community participation in live theatrical productions, thereby enhancing the quality of cultural arts in the Highlands County, Florida area. December 4 & 5 Variety ShowTwo Performances Each Day 2:30 & 7 PM Adult (12 & Up) $10 Child (11 & Under) $5 January 13 … 30, 2011 March 25 … Apr. 10, 2011 Aug. 19 … Sept. 4, 2011 June 3 … 19, 2011

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LIVING C SECTION News-Sun Sunday, November 28, 2010 FAMILYFEATURES T his holiday season, share seasonal celebrations and traditions with the entire family, including four-legged family members. According to a national PetSmart survey, 72 percent of pet parents include their pet in holiday festivities. "The holidays are about being with our loved ones and t hat includes our pets, too," said PetSmart Veterinarian and P et Care Expert Dr. Robyn Jaynes. Whether it's including y our pet in a family photo, taking them on a family trip or g iving that perfect holiday gift or treat, it's important for pet p arents to consider the unique behaviors of each and every p et." As families everywhere kick off the season, PetSmart has a f ew simple tips to help pet parents make it a safe and enjoya ble time for their pets. Put Up Pet-Friendly DecorKeep your pet's safety in mind and help furry friends steer clear of dangerous decorations.Holiday lights mean extra electrical cords and plugs. For pets, these items are tempting "chew toys." Taking extra time to tape down or cover cords will help prevent shocks, burns or more serious injuries.Christmas trees are sure to attract a pet's attention. Secure Christmas trees to keep them from toppling over if a pet should try to climb them, use them as a scratching post or simply bump into them.Forgo small ornaments, especially balls, bells and tinsel that are attractive to pets but deadly if consumed. Traveling With Furry FriendsMany families travel at this time of year. Whether pet parents are taking their pets along or leaving them at home, it's important to make sure their pets are safe and comfortable. Pet parents who board their pets should look for facilities that are clean and have friendly, responsive staff and strict policies on health and safety issues. If pets are included in a family's travel plans, many resources can help you find hotels that accommodate pets. Visit www.petswelcome.com for more information.Many products are available to keep pets safe in the car, including harnesses and barriers that secure pets in the back of the vehicle.Help Pets Get Camera-Ready Just like the rest of the family, pets need to look their best for the holiday photo or the traditional shot on Santa's lap. Try these tips to prepare your pet: Help your pets look their best with a pre-photo bath.For pets that enjoy dressing up, holiday outfits such as a reindeer or Santa costume, cable knit sweater, elf hat or jingle bel l collar are festive.Having treats or special toys on-hand can keep pets from getting anxious while in line and also help them behave during the photo To find out when and where you can have your pet's photo take n with Santa Claws, visit www.petsmart.com.Keep Pets Calm and Comfortable The holiday season can be hectic for pets with the hustle and bustl e of parties, travel and family dinners. To ease pet stress, pet parents should be mindful of the following: Pets may not understand why their usually quiet home is fille d with people and noise. Provide pets with a quiet place to retreat. Pet parents often think they're "treating" their pets with table scraps from their holiday meals. The danger, say PetSmart ve terinarians, is that dogs can become seriously ill from human foods because they do not have the same digestive system or nutritional needs as people. For the most part, pets should stay indoors during the cold win ter months. Some dogs may not adjust as well to the cold weather, so pet parents may consider sweaters to keep their pe ts warm. Fisher-Price Inspired by classic Fisher-Price icons, the whimsical toys for dogs feature items such as the Xylobone, Chatter Pup Telebone and Ruff-a-Stack. Available in two sizes small ($7.99) and large ($11.99).Martha Stewart Holiday Collection The holiday Nordic Fair Isle sweater from the exclusive Martha Stewart Pets collection keeps your four-legged famil y members cozy during the cold winter months. Available for just $19.99.Stockings forDogs and Cats PetSmart's classic holiday value pack stockings are filled with an assortment of toys for cats and dogs. Pet parents can pick a theme that matches their pet 's personality, such as the merry pink gingerbread-man or the classic red and green reindeer. Price ranges from $4.99 to $19.99. Ten percent of all Chance and Lucky sales go to save homeless pets through PetSmart Charities. Martha Stewart festive Nordic FairIsle sweaterSeasonaltips forpetparentsWith an estimated 71.4 million petfilled homes in the U.S., many pet parents will be searching for the perfect pet gift this holiday season. PetSmart offers special toys, treats and other great gifts that will make your pet wag their tails with joy. This year's must-have gifts are:Chance and Lucky The adorable holiday collection includes stuffed animals, ornaments, slippers, boxed cards or gift cards which are perfect to celebrate the holiday season and support a good cause, too. Ten percent of all purchases will be donated to PetSmart Charities to save the lives of homeless pets. The collection ranges from $5 to $20.TheBestGiftsforFour-LeggedFamilyMembers

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Not counting today, there are 27 days left until Christmas. It seems the countdown starts earlier every year. Retailers try to stimulate our gift giving genes with decorations and special sales. Even while fall displays are still the focus, artificial Christmas trees, poinsettias and the like tantalize us from the sidelines. But should Christmas fall into one of those countdown categories like the countdown clock at a sporting event, the launching of a rocket, or the descending New Year's Eve ball in Times Square? Think about it. When we're counting down the seconds at a game, or watching the numbers descend for another lift-off, or saying goodbye to an old year ... we feel tense. Yes, there's anticipation. But, it's not usually accompanied by feelings that bring peace and joy. In the Christmas countdown,'we think about the shopping, baking, special dinner preparations, decorating and special events to attend. It's not like everything else stops and we can zoom in on all of these demands. Life goes on. Our work and other responsibilities continue to pull our attention. Children have to be driven here and there for lessons and practices; and, some even get sick. Or, we get sick. And still, we count down the days till Christmas wondering how we will fit it all in with everything else. Now that Advent is upon us, perhaps we should slow our pace. We are not in a race to Dec. 25. These four weeks before Christmas should be filled with meaning and expectation as we make plans for celebrating the birth of Christ. In Matthew 1:22, NKJV, it says, "So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel, which is translated, "God with us." Anticipated for centuries, lasting peace, joy and free dom from sin for a ll who believe would come through him Even in that day skeptics and those who would destroy truth threatened the peace h e came to give. Today there are those who would like to deny the influence of Christ's birth on our culture or eliminate any trace of its roots.It's more than past time to see Christmas for what it is and celebrate it in the spirit in which it was intended "God with us." So, instead of counting down the days till Christma s, let's count on what it mean s and make it count personal ly, in our families and in ou r communities. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent and an award-winning writer. Page 2CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Newborns € Children € AdolescentsOFFICE HOURS: Rajeswari Sonni, M.D., F.A.A.P. Praveen Krishnadas, M.D., F.A.A.P. Anoop Palta, M.D., F.A.A.P. Vishakha Nakhate, M.D., F.A.A.P. David Kleczek, P.A.C. Amy Grimes, P.A.C. Mercy L. 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Sebring NOW SHOWINGFriday 11/26 Thursday 12/16 Suick CinemasInformation 385-9980 Office 385-9908New Dolby Digital SoundAll Seats $6.00for Matinee OPENING DECEMBER 17TH HOW DO YOU KNOW DIVERSIONS STUFFEDBy JOHN LAMPKIN ACROSS 1 Insect catchers 5 Something blown before a fight? 9 Seize by force 14 Monkees' jacket type 19 Marine hue 20 Exalt 21 Long time follower? 22 Allium plant 23 Thursday meat 27 Singing hindrance 28 Net weight factors 29 Early Greek Cynic 30 Sweeping matter 32 Curse 34 __-relief 35 Thursday veggie 45 Bruins' sch. 46 Lays eggs in water 47 Jalisco hundred 48 Fleur de __: sea salt 49 They're raised at bars 51 Connecting symbol between musical notes 52 Auto for Otto, maybe 53 Arch opening? 55 Thursday condiment 60 Half an attention-getter 61 Concur 62 Decipher, as music 63 Everlasting, to the bard 64 Jenny's sound 65 Vise feature 66 Certain fed 67 Secretary of state under Reagan 70 Try 72 Jacket line 74 Lyricist Gershwin 77 Thursday veggie 81 Mountain spine 82 Postnatal bed 83 AQI monitor 84 "... __ down in green pastures" 85 Alias 86 __-garou: werewolf 87 Flaws 90 "Death in Venice" author 91 Thursday dessert 96 Lip 97 Neil Diamond's "__ Said" 98 King of rhyme 99 Remain calm 104 Succeed in 106 More's allegorical island 111 This weekend's fridge contents, probably, and what's missing from five long puzzle answers? 114 Azerbaijani neighbor 115 Gas that both protects and pollutes 116 Hot rod rod 117 Mounted on 118 "Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon" author Robert 119 Georgia gridders, familiarly 120 Macho guy 121 Peephole feature, often DOWN 1 One with his name in lights? 2 Same: Pref. 3 Blow a 5-Across 4 Sushi bar drink 5 Trout fishing gear 6 Detroit labor gp. 7 Fit perfectly 8 Flamboyant Dame 9 Dethrones 10 In order that 11 JFK served in it 12 Sly Foxx 13 Foot at the head? 14 Chewy candy 15 Catch, as in a net 16 "__ Hers": 1994 Pulp album 17 Learning style 18 Colleges, Down Under 24 Lighten up 25 Pun, usually 26 The American one is in the thrush family 31 Like an ant. 33 Mother of Hector in the "Iliad" 35 Oozing schmaltz 36 Certain Dwarf's periodic outburst 37 NFL ref's aid 38 Detest 39 Doubly 40 Took up (with) 41 Stream blocker 42 The sun, e.g. 43 Show over 44 Pulitzer winner Walker 50 Smug sort 52 Again 53 "It's on me" 54 "Be there in __" 56 Riveted 57 Like Steven Wright's humor 58 Lawrence's men 59 King's domain 64 Sch. campus unit 65 Doorway part 66 Ultimate 67 Morsel 68 Narrowly defined verse 69 Allow to flow 70 Waffle topper 71 Southeast Asian island metropolis 72 Tilt skywards 73 It's used for emphasis 74 Faith of more than one billion 75 African lumberer 76 Alter, as an agreement 78 Pest control brand 79 Making independent (from) 80 "Arrivederci __" 86 Stretches on the road 87 Biblical hardships 88 Columbia Records jazz producer Macero 89 Toasted 92 Hawthorne's "A" wearer 93 Begin to take effect 94 Cornfield chatter 95 Mother of Apollo 99 Arouse 100 Via, old-style 101 Small batteries 102 Prayer start 103 Gershwin title girl who can make "all the clouds ... roll away" 105 Sadly 107 __ Office 108 Ale brewer Slosberg 109 Fe, in chemistry 110 Deadly slitherers 112 Altar agreement 113 H1N1 virus, e.g. Solution on page 5B Countdown till Christmas Pause And Consider Jan Merop DearAbby: My wife is a b ack-seat driver who seems t o get more anxious every t ime we go anywhere togethe r. She tells me to slow d own, which lights to watch, w hich lane I should be in, w hich cars are braking, w hich ones are speeding, w here the semi-trucks are if s he thinks they're getting too c lose, and how to drive in v arious weather conditions. S he'll move her foot to an i maginary brake on the pass enger side, squirm in her s eat and hang onto the handle a bove the passenger door w hile I'm doing my best to c oncentrate on my driving. I t's very distracting. My wife is not willing to d rive when we're going s omewhere, although I have o ffered to let her. She also r efuses to sit back and relax b ecause you can't control a nother person's driving. If I i gnore her, she becomes irrit ated and says I'm not paying a ttention to her concerns. I h ave never had a serious a ccident and have had none in the past 15 years. What can I do about this? Driven Crazy in Wisconsin DearDriven: For openers, slow down! When a passenger hangs onto the handle above the door, slams on an imaginary brake and scrunches back in the passenger seat, it means you're approaching the car ahead of you too fast and the person is bracing for impact. Next, make clear to your wife before you pull out of the driveway that what she has been doing is distracting to the point that instead of averting an accident, she could very well cause one so it's important she leave the driving to the driver. If she is still uncomfortable, she should either sit in the back seat or the two of you should drive separately. DearAbby: I have four granddaughters ranging in age from 8 months to 9 years. What can we do to help them become confident, self-assured women? Grandma Linda in Shelby, Ala. DearGrandma Linda: Spend time with them, listen to them, and let them know you love them and they are important to you. DearAbby: I am the mother of the groom. My husband and I are hosting the wedding rehearsal dinner. The bride's mother informed me that she is going to have a slide show of the bride's and groom's baby pictures at the dinner. What do you think of this practice? I thought she should have at least asked my permission. I did tell her I was not a fan of the idea because I was at a wedding reception where it was done and the comments from the guests were not complimentary. Please comment. Tasteful Mom in New York DearTasteful Mom: I think showing the bride's and groom's baby pictures at the rehearsal dinner would be rather sweet. I'm sure they will elicit many "Awws" and "Weren't they cute!" And the guests will be limited to the bridal party and out-of-town guests, a smaller crowd than would attend the wedding reception. Because your in-law-to-be won't be able to get her hands on photos of your son without your cooperation, select some you like and share them. If you don't, it will cause hard feelings. And yes, she should have asked permission. Chalk up the fact that she didn't to her excitement and a desire to contribute. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com. Back-seat driver turning husband into nervous wreck Dear Abby It was my husband's idea and it s ounded good, because I love my pillow. O n Terry's suggestion and knowing we w ere going to stay 10 nights in different m otels as we travelled to Casper, Wyo., I took my beloved goose down pillow. What I love about goose down in a p illow is how well it responds to a poke o r a punch creating the perfect position f or my sleepy yet discriminating head a nd face. I put a light peach pillow case on my f oul feather sleeping companion and we w ere off up the Columbia River Gorge t oward adventure. We'd never travelled t ogether before this trip so I hadn't e xperienced the delight of using her for a nap across the boring part of Oregon. ( Not Boring, Ore., it's quite beautiful.) Our first night on the road was spent i n John Day, Ore. at the Best Western. O ur room offered a king-size bed with a q uartet of lumpy, micro-fiber filled pill ows. I hugged mine with gratitude k nowing it would insure a far better n ight's sleep than the sorry excuses for h ead rests before me. Terry's daughter and her family were t ravelling with us in a separate car and o n the second day of our trip Kyle our 1 0 year-old joined us in our car as we h eaded for Boise, Idaho. Terry informed m e he'd packed my pillow in the trunk to make room for our extra passenger. Our next resting place was the Brandin Iron Inn in the rustic little town of West Yellow Stone. Reuniting with my pillow at the end of a long tourist trappy day, I was aghast. Terry, this is not my pillow. This is John Days pillow. You packed the wrong one. Mine's back in room 111. I ranted. We'll call them tomorrow and we'll work it out. We can have them send yours home and we'll mail theirs to them, he suggested. We spent two nights at the Brandin Iron Inn and I was forced to sleep with a choice of the John Day pillow or the Brandin Irons, which was more like sleeping on Shredded Wheat. I chose the John Day one. The next morning we left for Jackson Hole, Wyo. The day was filled with wildlife; moose, a Grizzly mom and her two babies, a bull elk and many buffalo provided stop after stop for photos and excitement. That evening at dinner at a nice restaurant on Jackson Lake a small flock of geese flew over our outdoor table. It reminded me of my pillow back in John Day. The next thought was, We didn't pack the John Day. We left it at the Brandin Iron with the Shredded Wheat pillows. This time it was my fault and now I didn't have a pillow to hold in ransom for my goose down in John Day. I don't even want to think about the conversation that would have to take place to get the John Day back from the Brandin Iron Inn, but I will write it just for you. Ring, ring, ring. Brandin Iron Inn. Hi, I stayed in room 230 last night and I left a pillow I took by accident from the Best Western. Could you send that pillow to my home, so I can send it to the Best Western so I can get my own pillow that I left there back? Hello? Hellooo? I've resigned myself to the fact that my pillow is gone, but I have learned my lesson. Leave your pillow at home. Join Pam's happier outlook on life at www.innerkiddies.com. Listen to The GOOD Book: Get out of Debt' at www.thegetoutofdebtbook.org. Pam's New York Times bestselling book, Sidetracked Home Executives: from pigpen to paradise' is still available in bookstores. Got a favorite pillow?Leave home without it Young At Heart Pam Young

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 3C Is custom framing expensive? The answer is, it doesnt have to be. We recognize that sometimes you just want to get something framed and have it look nice without spending a lot of money. Though some items to be framed require special handling and treatment in order to insure preservation or to achieve a certain design, some things do not. A local picture framer can help you understand your options and educate you on the many different things that can and should be done to protect and enhance your artwork. There is a custom picture framing solution for every budget. Coutures can help you find that solution. Chain stores must be less expensive than a local business. Theyre so big they must be cheaper? The big chain stores offer custom picture framing at so called discountedŽ or saleŽ prices every week. 50% off this week, 60% off next week. How can this be? It cant. Dont believe the hype. Consumers are realizing that this supposed deep discounting by big retailers week after week is all smoke and mirrors. Picture framing is no different. Visit Coutures local picture framer today and see for yourself. We dont need to have a saleŽ every week because we dont in”ate our prices just to discount them. We just charge fair prices everyday.THE GIFTTHAT LASTS A LIFETIMEPreserve your Precious Memories € Custom Frame those Special Pictures, Heirlooms, and Memories for Future Generations to Enjoy Why use a local picture framer? There are many benefits to doing business with Coutures. € You will get much more for your money. We will provide you with the art and framing solution that you need and do it at a price that is no more than the chain stores discounted priceŽ. € You will be dealing with a professional, educated and qualified craftsman. € Your local picture framer has product knowledge and skills that the part time employees of a chain store do not. We regularly educate ourselves in an effort to stay up to date on the latest information, techniques, materials, and design trends. € A professional picture framer is an artist, a craftsman and a designer. € When you shop locally most of the money you spend stays in your community rather than being sent off to corporate CEOs and shareholders. € We support our local artists, arts organizations, schools and countless other local programs with donations. The long and the short of it is: This is what we do. It is our profession. Add all those things together and the choice is clear. Bring Your Art and Memories toƒCoutures Voted:Top 100Ž in U.S.A. 5 Straight Years Readers ChoiceŽ 5 Years in a Row Peoples ChoiceŽ 9 Years in a Row Locally Owned & Operated By Dick & Allora Couture FRAME A GIFT FOR YOUR VETWEHAVEFRAMED HUNDREDS FROM WWI TO AFGHANISTANFRAME A GIFT FOR YOUR GRADAWARD WINNING DESIGNS BY COUTURESFRAME A GIFT FOR YOUR ATHLETEWE HAVE EXPERIENCE IN ALL SPORTS FRAMINGFRAME A MEMORABLE EVENT BIG JOB?OR SMALL 50G NO PROBLEM THIS 6 FT X 8 FTFRAMEIS ONE OFSEVERAL OVERSIZED JOBS BY COUTURES. LARGESTTO DATEWAS A 7 FT X 18 FTFRAME.Coutures Owner Vietnam VetLocal ROTCAllora Couture with Big Custom Frame

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Page 4CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com T he Community Calendar prov ides a brief listing of local c lubs and organizations who m eet on a regular basis. It is t he responsibility of the group t o update the News-Sunon a ny changes in this listing by c alling 385-6155, ext. 516; s end any changes by e-mail to e ditor@newssun.com;or mail t hem to News-SunCommunity C alendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, S ebring, FL33870.TODAY American Legion Post 25 L ake Placid has lounge hours f rom 1-9 p.m. Live music is f rom 5-8 p.m. For details, call 4 65-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p .m. Members and guests o nly. Post is at 528 N. Pine S t., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Inerstate chapter of A .B.A.T.E. meets the last S unday of every month at The B lue Crab, 825 Ridgewood D r., Sebring at 11 a.m. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2 661 lounge is open from 1-7 p .m. Card games start at 1:30 p .m. The lodge is open to m embers and their guests. For d etails, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has k araoke in the pavilion. H orseshoes played at 9:30 a .m. Food available at 4 p.m. O pen to members and qualif ied guests only. Loyal Order of Moose H ighlands County Lodge No. 2 494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon P ark. Cards start at 4 p.m. M usic outside Tiki Hut at 3 p .m. Lodge phone number 4 52-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, m eets from 4-5 p.m. in second f loor conference roomNo. 3 at F lorida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, 4200 Sun N L ake Blvd., Sebring. For d etails, call 382-7731. No d ues, fees or weigh-ins. For d etails on the organization, go t o www.oa.org. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 s erves lunch at 2 p.m. at the c lub, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. F or details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2 259 offers NASCAR racing in t he pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar o pen and kitchen open from 25 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 9 8, Sebring. For details, call 6 55-3920. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 3880 serves hamburgers f rom 4-5:30 p.m. and plays p oker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1 224 County Road 621 East, L ake Placid. For details, call 6 99-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 4300 plays euchre at 1 :30 p.m. and E&J Karaoke is f rom 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the p ost, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, S ebring. For details, call 3858 902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN W ITH ME family group meets a t 10:30 a.m. every Monday at t he Heartland Christian Church o n Alt. 27 in Sebring. The c hurch is behind Southgate S hopping Center where Publix i s. F or more information call 3855 714. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal C hurch, Lakeshore Drive, S ebring. For more details, call 3 85-8807. Alcoholics Anonymous O ne Day At ATime group m eets for a closed discussion a t 9:30 a.m. Monday and F riday at Covenant P resbyterian Church, 4500 S un N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. F or details, call 314-0891. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 6:30 p.m. at R osewood Center, 517 U.S. 2 7 South, Lake Placid. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at S t. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. F or details, call 202-0647. American Legion Placid P ost 25Lake Placid has s huffleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge h ours are 12-9 p.m. For d etails, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen noon to 8 p.m. Happy h our from 4-6 p.m. Call 4711 448. AmVets Post 21 plays darts a t 7:30 p.m. for members and g uests. For details, call 3850 234. Avon Park Lakes A ssociation has shuffleboard a t 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. T he clubhouse is at 2714 Nautilus Drive in Avon Park. 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. For details, call 385-8118. Diabetes Support Group meets the second and fourth Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. in Florida Hospital Conference Room 3 in Sebring. Call 4020177 for guest speaker list. Garden Club of Sebring meets noon, fourth Monday, Sebring Civic Center. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ Intermediate and Intermediate Clogging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets the second and fourth Monday at the Sebring Country Estates Civic Association clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (down the street from Wal-Mart). Dancing will be held every month until April 2008. Classes are being started now in the Sebring and Lake Placid area. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or visit the Web site at www.samdun.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 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at Avon Park High School Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are welcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Democratic Executive Committee meets 7 p.m. fourth Monday in the Democratic Party Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway, Sebring. For details, call 699-6052. Highlands County Rotary Club meets at 6 p.m. at Charlie's Restaurant, Commerce Street, Sebring. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center in the 4-H laboratory, Sebring. For details, call 402-6540. Highlands Sertoma Club meets noon, Takis Family Restaurant, Sebring. Highlands County Senior Squadron, Civil Air Patrol the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary meets the second and fourth Monday nights at the Sebring Airport Terminal Building. All are welcome. For further information, call 471-1433 between 4 and 7 p.m. Hope Hospice free grief support group meets at 2 p.m. at Union Congregational Church, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park. Lake Placid American Legion Post 25 meets 8 p.m., Legion hall. 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. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Ladies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up for darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music from 5-8 p.m. It is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members 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 alcoholics, call 385-5714. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People, Highlands County Branch meets 7:30 p.m., 401 Tulane, Avon Park. Orchid Society of Highlands County meets 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring. Call Ed Fabik at 465-2830 for details. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 12-4:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday in Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. No meetings from end of May to October. For details, call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Brady's, Sebring. Sebring AARP meets 1:30 p.m., The Palms, Pine Street, Sebring. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 has pizza and darts at 7:30 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. For more details, call 471-3557. 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 Moose Lodge 2259 plays Texas Hold em at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. For details, call 6553920. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 3:30 p.m. at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, Sebring. For details, call Judy O'Boyle at 260-0831. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 4300 meets 2 p.m. fourth Monday, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Volunteers of America of Florida is a nonprofit organization in Sebring that specializes in assisting person's with mental illness. We are pleased to announce our Drop in Center is open to individuals with a mental illness 6 days a week from 11am to 3 pm. The center offers a welcoming environment where individuals are accepted and feel comfortable. For more information please contact Wendy at 863382-2022.TUESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. 8 & 40 Salon 687 Call Betty Darmer, 465-2272, for details. Alzheimer's/Dementia Seminar held at 11 a.m. every fourth Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid. Also sponsored by Nurse on Call. Covers common signs of dementia, coping and care giving tips, disease management, organizations, etc. Call 465-0568. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard and euchre, both at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, 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. Audubon Chapter meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Lodge, downtown Lake Placid on the corner of Main and Park. Bring a covered dish to share, utensils and plates, at 6:30 p.m. or come at 7:30 p.m. for presentations by guest speaker. The public is invited. Avon Park Boy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to join. For details, call 452-2385. AvonPark Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Beta Sigma Phi, Xi Nu Sigma Chapter of Avon Park, meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month in the members home. Call president Mary Joinerr at 382-4488 or vice president Linda Webster at 385-1124. 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. Abarbecue 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 illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depression/anxiety, or any other need for healing. For details, contact Celebrate Recovery coordinator Pam Sim by calling 453-3345, ext. 106. The Computer Club at Buttonwood Bay meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month November through March. We invite anyone interested in expanding their computer knowledge to attend the Buttonwood Bay Bytes Computer Club meeting. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For more details, call 385-3288. 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 Symphony Orchestra rehearsals from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Green Room in the South Florida Community College auditorium building. Bring music and instruments. New members welcome. Call conductor Bryan Johnson at 800949-7248, ext. 7231. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets first and third Tuesday, St. Agnes Episcopal Church, Sebring. Call Lynn Ullinn for meeting times at 314-0557 or e-mail luckyduck@mymailstation.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. Knights of Columbus Council 5441 meets 8 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at Knights of Columbus Hall, 900 U.S. 27 N., Sebring. For details, call 385-0987. Lake Placid Art League has classes 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 information, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, 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., Jaxson's. Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call Joe Collins, 655-5545, for details. LAKEPLACIDLIONSClub meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at Herons Garden, 501 US 27 North, Lake Placid. Call Jeanne at 699-0743. Lake Placid Women of the Moose has a business meeting at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday at the lodge. Lorida Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida Community Center to plan events. Masonic Lodge meets 8 p.m., 106 N. Main St., Lake Placid. Nar-Anon Support Group for family 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 Anonymous 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.FloridaRidgeIntergroup.c om. For details, 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 at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. For details, call 4654888. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers a full range of volunteer opportunities for people age 55 and over. RSVPmeets on the fourth Tuesday each month, 10 a.m., at the Highlands Little Theatre. Please join us for coffee and to learn more about current volunteer opportunities in Highlands County. Any interested and enrolled volunteers are invited to attend. For more information call Kris Schmidt, coordinator, RSVP, at 7847189. Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon) meets at noon at the Sebring Civic Center, near the library in downtown Sebring. For information, call 385-3829 or 471-9900. Sebring Bridge Club will have Duplicate Bridge games every Tuesday evening. If interested in playing 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 experience necessary. Cost is $2. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves soft shell tacos 57 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 6553920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and message. SertomaClub meets at 7 a.m. at Dee's Restaurant, Sebring. For details, call Scott Albritton at 402-1819. The Sons of AMVETS meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Post, 2029 U.S. 27 South, Sebring. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL99 meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL618 has weigh in from 4-430 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 CR-17A N., AvonPark. 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. 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.WEDNESDAY Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families. New Life Group meets Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Grace Bible Church, 4453 Thunderbird Road, Sebring. For details, call 446-0461. For details on the organization, go to www.adultchildren.org. American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Burgers served from 5-7 p.m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. For details, 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. Avon Park Noon Rotary Club meets noon, Rotary Clu b Building, corner of Verona Avenue and Pine Street. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games a t 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, cal l 385-8118. The Bridgettes meet at 12:15 p.m. at Sebring Recreation Center to play bridge. For details, call Sandr a Yates at 655-5815. Christian Fellowship Group meets 7 p.m. For details, call 381-9005 or 3819007. Country Swingers has dances at the Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. Membership is required. Beginners dancing from 5:156:15 p.m. Advanced dancing is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New dances taught every other week. Call 655-2398. Gold Wing Road Riders Association meets at 6 p.m. first Wednesday at Homer's Smorgasbord in Sebring. For details, call Harold Francis at (954) 461-4346.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 4520006 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 Talk of the Tow n Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday from 67 p.m. at Century 21 Advanced All-Service Realty, 1843 U.S. 27 North in Sebring. The web address is www.toastmasters.org. For information call Cathy Schreima at 382-3574 or Lind a Udall at 386-6495. Highlands County Narcotics Anonymous meet s at 8 p.m. at the Lakeside house, 1513 S. Highlands Ave., AvonPark. For details, call the 24-hour hotline 1-800 850-7347 or (941) 616-0460. Highlands Senior Center is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their new clubhouse, 3400 Sebring Parkway (the old Lions Club). Two live bands to dance to and great lunches. All area seniors are invited to join the festivities. Call 386-0752. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) meets from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts and socializing for members and any interested person. For details, call 3822208. Kiwanis Club of Sebring meets every Wednesday at noon at Homer's Restaurant. Call Grace Plants 273-1421 fo r more information. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 is open to members and their guests. Shuffleboard is a t 1:30 p.m. Mah-Jong from 1-5 p.m. Lounge opens at 12:30 p.m. For details, call 465-266 1. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at night. Open to members and qualified guests only Lake Placid Loyal Order o f the Moose meets at 7:30 p.m the first Wednesday at the lodge. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Dinner served every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 7 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, nea r the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Over The Hill Gang meets 10:15 a.m., Jim's Pistolarrow Range for target shooting. Fo r details, call 655-4505. Rotary Club of Lake Placi d (Morning Rotary) meets at 6:44 a.m. at The Heron's Garden, 501 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, just north of the Tower. Visiting Rotarians always welcome. Coffee only is $2; full breakfast is $7. Call 465-4834. COMMUNITYCALENDAR

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The South F lorida Community College M useum of Florida Art and C ulture (SFCC MOFAC) p resents Florida Frontier: C arlton Ward Jr. from 6:307 :30 p.m. Tuesday in the S FCC University Center A uditorium, Highlands C ampus. In this SFCC M OFAC special program, W ard will discuss and sign h is book "Florida Cowboys: K eepers of the Last Frontier." Ward has documented F lorida ranches to share a v ision of what is at stake as t he face of Florida changes. T he book features his photog raphs complemented by 20 h istorical, cultural, and envir onmental essays from Dana S te Claire, Joe Akerman, The N ature Conservancy, A udubon of Florida, and the S eminole Tribe that celebrate t he grit and raw beauty of the F lorida heartland and its e nduring cowboys. "As keepers of the last f rontier, Florida cowboys s hare their land with bears, p anthers, and other endang ered species, along with i rreplaceable wetlands that h elp sustain the state's s trained water resources," W ard said. "Without awareness, we a re in danger of losing both a c ulture of people and the l andscape they have been q uietly managing since the C ivil War." Ward is an eighth-generat ion Floridian from a pion eering ranching family. An e cologist by training, he aims t o promote conservation of n atural environments and c ultural legacies through his p hotographs. Ward's exhibition Florida F rontiers: The Photography o f Carlton Ward Jr is currentl y on view at SFCC MOFAC t hrough Jan. 8. SFCC MOFAC is open to t he public from 12:30-4:30 p .m. Wednesday, Thursday, a nd Friday, and one hour p rior to each Artist and M atinee Series performance a nd by appointment for group t ours. For more information a bout the museum and its exhibitions and workshops or to request a museum tour, contact Mollie Doctrow, curator, MOFAC, at ext. 7240 at 453-6661, 465-5300, 7732252, or 494-7500. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5C Established 19311600 US 27 South € Avon Park Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home4001 Sebring Parkway Sebring, 385-0125 111 E. Circle St. Avon Park, 453-3101 Chris T.Nelson Craig M. Nelson Darin S. MacNeil W .W LUMBER CO. 465-3331Hwy. 27 S. Lake Placid"We're More Than Just Lumber" COMPLETE Building SuppliesPlease support the above businesses. They have made this page possible. Inspirational Thoughtsby Patricia Valentine THIS SPACE AVAILABLECALL 385-6155, Ext. 502 Residential Commercial Mobile Homes"Small Enough to Know You Large Enough to Serve You"500 South Lake Avenue 382-8300 453-3019 THIS SPACE AVAILABLECALL 385-6155, Ext. 502Hebrews10:36,For ye have need of patience,that,after ye have done the will of God,ye might receive the promise.ŽAgain look what the Word says,after ye have done the will of God,ye might receive the promise.The promises of God are there for you.Whats the promise? Lets look at a few scriptures..III John 2,Beloved I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health,even as thy soul prospereth.ŽIsaiah 53:5,But he was wounded for our transgressions,he was bruised for our iniquities:the chastisement of our peace was upon him;and with his stripes we are healed.ŽIsaiah 26:3, Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace,whose mind is stayed on thee:because he trusteth in thee.ŽI Corinthians 10:13,There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man:but God is faithful,who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able;but will with the temptation also make a way to escape,that ye may be able to bear it.ŽJohn 3:16,For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,that whosoever believeth in him should not perish,but have everlasting life.ŽI Corinthians 15:57,But thanks be to God,which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.Ž Isaiah 40:31,But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;they shall mount up with wings as eagles they shall run,and not be weary;and they shall walk,and not faint.ŽIn the Word of God all the promises belong to us.According to the above scriptures,we have been promised,healing,perfect peace,way of escape, everlasting life,victory,and renewed strength.Trust what the Word of God says and you will be Blessed! Attend the Church of Your Choice! ROOFING SPECIALIST SERVING HIGHLANDS COUNTY SINCE 1989 Shingles Flat Roofs Roof Repairs Mobile Home Roofovers -FULLYLICENSED & INSURED385-4690State Lic # RC 0066817 QUALITY WORK AT A REASONABLE PRICE FREEESTIMATES Remember Thanksgiving and Christmas! ARTS& LEISURE SFCC MOFAC presents Florida Frontier: Carlton Ward Jr.' Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Tanglewood Actors Guild is preparing for its upcoming Dinner Theatre on Dec. 8-10. Last week, the construction crew erected the set for this fall's plays, "Laundry & Bourbon" and "Lone Star." In "Lone Star," former high school football hero and Vietnam War veteran Roy (Bill Rulli) takes aim atCletis (Darwin Liverance) while his younger brotherRay (Phil Pluta) tries to break it up in back of Angel's Bar. In "Laundry & Bourbon," the action centers on the discontent and very funny gossip of three small-town wives whose marriages have turned out to be less than was hoped for. These delightfully funny one-act plays by James McLure are set in Maynard, Texas. The Tanglewood Clubhouse will reflect the Texas theme in its decor and witha home-cooked meal of chicken, beans, slaw, rolls and apple pie. Tickets for the plays and dinner are just $12.50 and may be purchased at the Tanglewood Clubhouse (U.S. 27 a half mile north of Walmart, across fro m Denny's) from 9:30-10 a.m Mondays and from 3-4 p.m Thursdays. For more information, ca ll 382-9507. Tanglewood prepares for Dec. 8-10 Dinner Theatre Special to the News-SunAVON PARK On Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7 :30 p.m., the Heartland Community O rchestra and Chorus, Flute Cocktail, the E manon Trumpet Quintet, and the Young A rtists String Orchestra will present a C hristmas concert at the South Florida C ommunity College Theatre of Performing A rts. No advanced tickets will be sold with the e ntrance fee of $5 taken at the door. Each of the performing groups will perf orm individual holiday selections, such as t he "Twelve Days of Christmas" by the orchestra, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Flute Cocktail, and an arrangement of "Silent Night" and "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by the Heartland chorus. What holiday concert would be complete without a trumpet fanfare or two. As one of their selections, the Young Artists String Orchestra will play "Ding, Dong! Merrily on High!" The concert will conclude with selections from Handel's Messiah performed by the orchestra, chorus, and guest soloist Rebecca Price. Musical groups come together for Christmas concert Dec. 7 Courtesy pho to Former high school football hero and Vietnam War veteran Roy (played by Bill Rulli) (right) takes aim atCletis (Darwin Liverance) (left) while his younger brotherRay (Phil Pluta) tries to break it up in back of Angel's Bar. This is one of the scenes from Tanglewood Dinner Theatre's upcoming performance on Dec. 8-10. Courtesy pho to In Laundry & Bourbon,' the action centers on the discontent and very funny gossip of three small-town wives whose marriages have turned out to be less than was hoped for. Hattie (Suzanne Schilffarth) (from left) and best friendElizabeth (Theresa Reynolds) are busy with the laundry as the self-righteousAmy-Lee (Dollie Maleszyk) enters. Courtesy photo Citrus Ridge Decorative Artist Chapter of Society of Decorative Painters helped Judy Nicewicz paint Christmas ornaments. The ornaments were sent to PFC Christina Emberton in Iraq. She will distribute them along with Christmas cards signed with a special' thank you to the troops for their sacrifice to the country. Society of Decorative Painters meets at Water's Edge in Lake Wales. For information on the group call Nicewicz at 273-1339. Christmas ornaments Courtesy photo In this SFCC MOFAC special program, Ward will discuss and sign his book Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier.' This is one of the photos that is included in the Florida Frontier: Carlton Ward Jr. exhibit at SFCC MOFAC through Jan. 8.

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Page 6CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sunthat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSunat 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. 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 contact 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 God in Spirit and in Truth." Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. Crossroads Community Church 114 South Central Ave., Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 4534453. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. 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., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 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 coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, 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. 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., AvonPark, 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.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; 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 p.m. Evening Service. Tuesday schedule: 8-10 a.m., basic computer class/Sonshine House; 7-9 p.m. conversational English and citizenship classes/Sonshine House. Regular Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m. Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer; 6 p.m. Adult Choir Practice; 6:30 p.m. children's choir rehearsals; 7 p.m. children's mission groups. Call 4536681 for details. Primera Mision Bautista, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, Johnattan Soltero, Pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 10 a.m., Bible Study; 11 a.m., Worship Service. Wednesday schedule: 7 p.m., Bible study. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway 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 children. 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.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($3 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz 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 services 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 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; 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 at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 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., AvonPark, FL33825. 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, FL33876. 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, mission-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 information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf 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 Don Messenger. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the "Son" always shines. 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, pastor. 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. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor; Chuck Pausley, Youth Pastor; Ralph O. 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 handicapped 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, transitional 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 provided. For information, call 3823695. 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; 6 p.m., Life Teen Mass. 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 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049. www.stcathe. com. Very Rev. JosŽ Gonz‡lez, V.F., Pastor. Masses Saturday Vigil: 4 p.m. Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m. and noon Spanish Mass. Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Confessions: 3-3:45 p.m. Saturdays, 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, or by appointment. Enrollment for Catholic School grades K3 through 5 not being accepted. 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. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lord's Supper each week 10:15 a.m. 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 Drive!" Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service resumes in November at 6 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian 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.; Wednesdaystudies 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, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 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, FL33875. 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. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. 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, FL33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m .; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:3 0 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Chris t, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, F L 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts Sunday Worship Services, 10:3 0 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilitie s are available at every service. Bibl e Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. an d Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centere d classes for all ages. Church phone : 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church o f Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkwa y, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. W e would like to extend an invitatio n for you and your family to visit wit h us here at Sebring Parkway. Ou r hours of service are: Sunda y Worship Service, 9 a.m.; Sunda y Bible Class, 10:15 a.m.; Sunda y Evening Service, 6 p.m .; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazaren e of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118 ., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W Main St. Randall Rupert, Pasto r. Sunday: Sunday school begins a t 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning wo rship at 10:45 a.m.; and evenin g service at 6 p.m. Wednesda y evening service is at 7 p.m. wit h special services for children an d adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) an d Ladies ministries. If you need an y more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlak e Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852 Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Mornin g worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children an d youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christia n Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17 A North (truck route), AvonPark Presenting Jesus Christ as th e answer for time and eternit y. Sunday morning worship service 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided Junior Church activities at sam e time for K-6 grade. Sunday Schoo l Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m (Transportation available.) Sunda y evening praise and worship serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m. Children an d youth activities at 7 p.m Wednesday. Everyone is welcome please come worship with us. Do n Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phon e 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP In Florida, we don't have t he harsh winters that the n orthern states experience e very year. But that doesn't m ean that the Sunshine State d oesn't hold plenty of chall enges for the wildlife that r esides here. Winter is a g reat time to be a human. We h ave it so easy compared to t he animals. For most of us, t here is no pressing need to h unt something down to feed o urselves and our children. W e don't have to worry a bout being stocked and e aten and we don't have to b e in a rush to build a home s trong enough to endure the e lements of the coming m onths. In the wild, the fall m onths are the most chall enging for wildlife. It is t ime for them to prepare for t he coming low temperatures a nd scarcity of food. Green l eaves and shoots that would n ormally be abundant, d ecrease and food is less easi ly obtained. When the plants l ose their leaves and branche s, it also depletes the a mount of hiding places or s helter for critters to inhabit. When temperatures drop, w e, as humans, just turn up t he heat and grab our heavy c oats. But the critters don't h ave that option. Many animals do have ways of dealing with the cold though and some mammals grow new and thicker fur during the fall to keep them warm in the winter. Other creatures stay active in the cooler months and adapt to the changing weather with the ability to regulate their body temperatures. Something that wildlife and many humans do have in common is putting on extra weight for the winter. Animals sometimes purposely eat heavily when food is abundant to store up fat in their bodies when it is needed for reserves in the winter when food is scarce. People eat for different reasons and then usually try to work off the extra pounds. Many animals hibernate, or go into a deep sleep in the winter. Although Florida does not have an abundance of critters that hibernate, a few go through a very similar process. For example, the Florida Black Bear experiences "winter lethargy," which is a period of reduced activity when the bear sleeps more and doesn't require as much food. Snakes and other reptiles enter a state of brumation, which is described as a state of selective dormancy. The critter will still be active once in a while when it needs water, but it won't eat. Ladybugs spend the winter in a state of diapause, or a deep sleep. They fatten up in the fall and then hide in dark places, such as buildings or logs and sleep through the winter. Some animals go dormant in the winter. Dormancy is kind of like hibernation because the animal is not active. Frogs, turtles and fish may seek warmth under rocks or logs. Some even bury themselves in the mud. Since cold water holds more oxygen than warm water, the creatures are able to breath by absorbing the air through their skin. Some animals, such as squirrels and mice store up food for the winter. They gather extra food in the fall and put it away for later. Other animals like deer and rabbits spend the winter seeking out moss, bark, leaves and twigs to munch on. The sly fox simply changes its eating habits to fit the surrounding availability of food items. For example, in the spring, summer and fall it will munch on insects and fruit, but in the winter it will feast on small rodents since the other food is not usually available. Shelter is necessary for everyone and many animals seek out holes in trees and logs. Others climb under rocks or make their cozy abode in the fallen leaves. Some even go underground for the winter months. To stay warm, many species, such as squirrels, will huddle up together and share the warmth of their bodies. Many animals actually come to Florida for the winter to spend the coldest months in our warmer climate. Numerous birds and insects head south for the winter. Migration is simply the travel of one place to another. Most animals seek warmer temperatures and food during the migration process. Birds and butterflies fly for very long distances every year to reach better conditions. Some mammals, such as bats and whales also migrate in search of food. Even fish will swim to deeper, warmer waters to survive the winter months. Insects and other creatures such as termites and worms simply move down further into the earth. Some earthworms will dig as far as six feet below the surface. Others form galls, which is a swelling on a plant. Certain insects form a chemical that affects the plant's growth in that area and it forms a lump. The gall becomes the insect's home and food source. Even though we, as humans, may not like the cooler temperatures and complain about the weather consider how much easier i t is for us than the wildlife. I f you're feeling sorry for thes e creatures, you could help them out by placing food or shelter in your yard. Birdhouses, feeders and eve n shrubbery and trees are a godsend for many animals. Corine Burgess is an Environmental Specialist for the Parks & Natural Resources Department assisting the Highlands Soil and Water Conservation District. (www.highlandsswcd.org). Even in Florida, wildlife has to get ready for winter Courtesy pho to Animals such as this white-tailed deer spend the winter seeking out moss, bark, leaves and twigs to eat. News From The Watershed Corine Burgess

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7C CROSSWORDSOLUTION EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the R edeemer .Service time is 9:30 w ith Holy Communion. Coffee hour f ollowing services. Newcomers w elcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail r edeemer1895@aol.com Web site: r edeemeravon.com. The church is a t 839 Howe's Way, Avon Park ( two miles north of Sun 'N Lake B oulevard, across from Wells D odge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy E ucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy E ucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek s ervice on Wednesday at 6 p.m. S unday School for all ages at 9 a .m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. u ntil 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. s ervice ends. Wednesday: Adult B ible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are a lways welcome. The Rev. Jim K urtz, rector. Church office 3857 649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake P lacid, FL33852. Phone: 4650 051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, R ector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 1 0:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday e vening: Holy Communion with H ealing Service, 6:15 p.m. Child c are available at the 8 a.m. and 1 0:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come s ee what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 T hunderbird Road, (863) 8350 869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior p astor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 1 0:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday s ervices at 7 p.m. We offer "Kid C ity" Children's Ministry throughout a ll services, and there are variosu o ther classes for teens, married c ouples, "prime-timers," and Bible s tudies in Spanish. "Kid City" Day C are, Preschool and After-School M onday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For r egistration call: 385-3111). Check u s out on the Web atwww.sebringg race.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration M inistries, (non-denominational) 2 200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 3 3825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533 771. Sunday service: Sunday S chool, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a .m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. p rayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W .H. Rogers. JEWISH Temple Israel of Highlands C ounty, 382-7744. Rabbi Lorraine R udenberg; www.templeisr aelofhcfl.org.Temple Israel is a R eform Temple that promotes the e nduring and fundamental princip les of Judaism. Through prayer, s tudy and friendship we strive to e nrich our lives and insure Jewish c ontinuity in Highlands County. F riday Evening Erev Shabbat S ervice, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday M orning Shabbat Minyon Service, 9 :30 a.m.; Saturday Morning Torah S tudy, 10:30 a.m.; Saturday A fternoon Shabbat Study, 3:30 p .m.; Havdallah, 5 p.m. On the foll owing dates: Oct. 1-2, Simchat T orah; Oct. 14-15, Oct. 29-30, Nov. 1 2-13, Nov. 26-27, Dec. 10-11, D ec. 24-25, Jan. 7-8, Jan. 21-22, F eb. 4-5, Feb. 18-19. Every T hursday will be Hebrew and Bible c lasses with Howard Salles, 12:304 :30 p.m. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. 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 celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or seechristlutheranavonpark.org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Gary Kindle, Pastor; Lea Ann Curry, Parish Nurse. Worship services: 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. Faith's Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 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 provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3851163. 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 more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Early Sunday service, 8 a.., Sunday school at 9:10 a.m. and the second service at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 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 Sundays; 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, director. Visit us online at: www.vchurches.com/trinitylutheranlp. NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 years to fifth grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 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 morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening worship, 6 p.m. Youth group meets at 5 p.m. Friday. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall 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. Anursery 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, 3149195, lindadowning@live.com.Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www.christiantrainingministries.net Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 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 sanctuary. 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., respectively. 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. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of God's Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and children's church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace 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 services: Sunday morning worship, informal, 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, 5:307 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, FL33825. 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 traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Youth Group, 6-7:30 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 available for Sunday worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Gayle Sparks, director of youth ministry. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com,118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 8:15 and 9:30 a.m.; and contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. in Friendship Hall. Avariety of Sunday school classes for adults and children are at 9:45 and 11 a.m. in the educational building. 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, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. 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.presbychurch.org. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com,Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE 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 meeting, 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, FL33870. Phone: 382-9092. Dale Bargar, bishop; David Ward, first counselor; and Steve Austin, second counselor. Family History Center: 3821822. Sunday services: Sacrament meeting, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, 11:20 a.m.; and Priesthood/Relief Society, 12 p.m. Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Youth activities from 7-8:20 p.m. Wednesday: 11-year-old Scouts, 78:20 p.m. first and third Wednesday; and activity days for 8-11 year old boys and girls from 78:20 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Women's Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL3387 0. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pasto r. Traditional Worship Service at 8:1 0 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuar y, Contemporary Worship in the FL C at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:3 0 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist You th Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sunday s with Rick Heilig, youth directo r. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worsh ip service is broadcast over WIT S 1340 on AM dial. There is a nurse ry available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avo n Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R James Weiss, Pastor, Summe r Schedule, Sunday School 9:0 0 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overloo king Lake Clay) Lake Placid, F L, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pasto r. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastor al assistant. Sunday schedul e: Heritage Worship Service, 8:3 0 a.m. (October-May only); Scho ol School for all ages, 9:30 a.m .; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worsh ip service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nur sery care provided every Sunda y morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m (October-May only). We offe r Christ-centered Sunday scho ol classes, youth programs, Bib le studies, book studies and Christia n fellowship. We are a congregatio n that want to know Christ and mak e Him known. Call the church offic e at 465-2422 or check out ou r church Web site at www.memo rialumc.com. St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driv e, Sebring, FL33872. The Re v. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pasto r. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunda y Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for a ll services. Phone 382-173 6. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lan e, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyd e Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Stud y meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesda y. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. o n Thursday. Church office phon e: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church o f Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, F L 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 2 7 and Hammock Road). Sunday wo rship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion wi th worship first Sunday of mont h; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. a ll other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For mor e information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@ea rth link.net or check theWeb si te sebringemmanuelucc.com. N o matter who you are or where yo u are on life's journey, you're we lcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Aries, a fter a series of challenges you have an e asy week ahead. Use the break to your a dvantage with a small vacation or some r ecreational time with friends. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Not e very mystery is meant to be solved, T aurus. Stop struggling to get all of the a nswers and simply enjoy more of the t rip. It's not always the destination that m atters. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, o thers will have a difficult time figuring o ut your motives. That's entirely how y ou designed it. You may not win rave r eviews the next few days, though. Cancer(June 22-July 22) It's i mportant to let others know your plans, C ancer. Picking up and disappearing is n ot the way to go this week. If you need s ome time alone, simply say it. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo, when o pportunity knocks, don't waste any t ime and take advantage of the situation. D awdling will get you nowhere. Pisces has news on Thursday. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) New career goals are in order, Virgo. Expect a few exciting opportunities in the days to come. They could be fruitful and more enticing than previous offers. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra, you will be called on for some assistance. A giving person, you will have no trouble stepping up to the task at hand. You may want to bring along some moral support. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Your head is in the clouds, Scorpio and that is OK for a small amount of time. But don't let it become a habit. Reality is waiting right around the corner. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, hobbies can become vices very quickly. Don't let pastimes get the best of you. Focus energy on new endeavors in the weeks to come. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, you're in the mood for socializing so open your home up to a few friends this week. Cocktails and snacks are all that's necessary to have a good time. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 8) Things have a funny way of working out for you, Aquarius. Just when you think the plan won't pan out, the tides change and good fortune is in your future. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Surprises aren't always the good type, Pisces. Abit of bad news will put you in a foul mood for the time being. Nov. 28 Randy Newman, composer, 67; Nov. 29 Jon Knight, singer, 42; Nov. 30 Dick Clark, TVmogul, 81; Dec. 1 Bette Midler, actress, 65; Dec. 2 Lucy Liu, actress, 42; Dec. 3 Ozzy Osbourne, singer, 62; Dec. 4 Tyra Banks, model/TVhost, 37. Aries can put challenges away and look forward to an easy week Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun

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Page 8CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Carl Belcher Susan Benton Martile Blackman Melanie Boulay Dayna Carlton Stacy Clark Joshua Dazey Christina Edwards Don Elwell David Flowers Nelly Ford Deb Forringer Robert Garcia Jarred Gravley Greg Harris Treasa Handley Mike Henry George Henry George Hensley Annette Hebert Debby Hirsh Jason Hirsh Richard Hirsh Vickie Jones Debbie Latimer Scott Maxon Sue McCollum John Meder Heather Mikell Larry Moore Joe Morano Joshua Orr Cheryl Pointer Kiya Pointer Cody Sidebottom Bob Trautman Nancy Trautman Rooter Rush Isabel Viera Robby Viera Robert Viera Alan Jay WildsteinTo say that this year was unlike any other would be an understatement, but it was with the belief and commitment of the following individuals and businesses as well as the support of our viewers that we were able to complete another successful season of Heartland Idol.Jim ... We hope we did you proud! Title SponsorMedia Sponsors Cohan Radio Group Highlands Today News-SunAlan Jay Automotive Network American Service Title & Escrow Carlton Music McDonalds Signs Now UnWrap The Party Wild Clover Images Beef OBradys Coker Fuel Cut N Up Salon Florida Hospital Highlands Independent Bank Home Depot Lampe & Kiefer Hearing Aids Liz & Co. Salon R & D Rentals Taz Wire Technologies City of Sebring Public Works Chicanes Custom Prints Golds Gym Golden Corral Heacock Insurance Heather Dean Independent Consultant for Mary Kay High Point Church Homemade Creations Bakery & Party Rentals Hungry Howies Insight Auctioneers Lakeshore Movie Theatre Regal Pro Nails Robert & Larry Gilbert Sebring Chamber of Commerce Sno Ball Factory Terror Trail Wal Mart Uptown Music Zenos Pizza Canovas Deli Capt. Rons Mercantile Childrens Museum of Highlands County Dees Place Floors Direct Frames & Images Galatis Pizza Highlands Little Theatre Horace Williams Of“ce Products Lindas Books Rebecca Benevides-Noonan Accounting Sandys Circle Cafe Shoemaker Plumbing Volunteers Downtown Sponsors Friends of Idol Bronze Sponsors Gold Sponsors CONGRATULATIONS Shannon Marrero HEARTLAND IDOL CHAMPION! Special Thanks to Steve Baker & The Members of High Point Church And To The 2011 Sebring Relay For Life Committee Diana Lynn Walker Heartland Idol Founder / President William Goglin, Thank you for sharing your songs with us ... We were blessed to have known you and you will be missed.

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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt may have been a tough s eason for the South Florida V olleyball Panthers, but a n otable individual achievem ent was forged as Avon P ark grad Melissa Tullo w ound up ninth in the nation a mong National Junior C ollege Athletic Association p layers in digs per set. Her total of 451 digs on t he season figured out to 5 .78 digs per set, the top m ark in the state of Florida. Tullo was also named D efensive Player of the W eek on Oct. 19 and was the o nly Lady Panther named to t he All-Suncoast Conference F irst Team for her remarka ble year. Teammates Kayla Bailey, K alee Schlabach and Leah M itchell earned second team h onors and Shelby Flint m ade honorable mention. While Tullo's spot in the r ankings is impressive e nough, consider that this d efensive prowess came f rom a player in just her seco nd year playing solely in t he back row. But it was an adjustment t he 5-foot, 2-inch Tullo k new she would have to m ake as she moved up to the n ext level. "Being short, I knew that a t the college level I would b e in the back," she said. But I never knew it was g oing to be that hard. It was r eally tough and a totally d ifferent game. I had to b ecome the defense instead o f the offense." Her leaping ability had a llowed Tullo to play up f ront as an outside hitter w hile at Avon Park, but it was her athleticism and tenacity that helped her transition to the back row. "You have to be agile and have good reaction time and you can't be scared of the hitter, or of hitting the ground," she said. "My trick is to slow the ball down by zoning in on it. Every ball that came on our side, I wanted it. It was a lot of hard work, but I don't give up for anything." It was that sort of tenacity and attitude that head coach Kim Crawford had long been familiar with, as Tullo was a regular at SFCC Volleyball Camps over the years and was a consistent presence this past summer. "She was in the gym three times a week with me," Crawford said. "(Last year's standout Libero ) Kaneisha Hamilton was in there often as well and Melissa really watched her and picked up some things, like arm positioning and foot movement. "Playing in the middle back, we had more of a read defense and she got really good at reading what would happen next," Crawford continued. "She's really a student of the game, always asking questions, working to get things done. It says a lot about her character." With such progress and accomplishment, the question becomes, what's next? "I'm trying to play somewhere," Tullo said. "I want to play and right now am looking around for a school." Which, according to Crawford, will not likely be a problem. "She and Kayla (Bailey) seem to have gotten the most interest from four-year schools," she said. "I'd say five or six schools have shown some interest. She's got the grades, so the school end of it is no problem. She can definitely play at a small Division II school, it's just a matter of finding the right fit." With her ability and determination, there is little doubt Melissa Tullo will. SPORTS D SECTION News-Sun Sunday, November 28, 2010 By JESSICABASHAM MyFWC.comIf you've ever wonder ed which bird sings the familia r, loud "doodalee, doodale e, doodalee" song, it is one of the most common backya rd birds in Florida, the Caroli na wren. The Carolina wren is a lively little bird that oft en fluffs itself into a puff y, round shape to appear larg er than its 6or 7-inch body. For its size, the male h as one of the loudest voices of all birds. This songbird can sing 2 7 to 47 different tunes and us ually sings one repeated ly before switching to another The male and female oft en sing together. If the birds feel scared or angry, their voice descends in sound, and they give a sha rp "chirp!" Carolina wrens are rus ty brown on their upper bod y and wings and are lig ht orange to tan on their unde rbelly. They have a white li ne above their eyes, almost li ke an eyebrow. These birds aren't sh y around humans, so they bui ld their nests almost anywhere in shrubs, tree cavities, vine s, potted plants and even emp ty boxes or mailboxes. When a female wr en chooses her lifetime mat e, she also gets to pick a nest. That is because the ma le wren builds several nes ts made of sticks and twig s, usually near the ground. Once the female h as picked her favorite, she fi lls it with soft things like gras sLittle wren speaks with a big voice See WRENS, page 3D News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE SFCC Libero and Avon Park grad Melissa Tullo finished this past volleyball season ninth in the nation, and first in the state, in digs per set. Quite the acheivement for the former Red Devil outside hitter. Courtesy photo From left, Lukas High, head coach Eddie Gonzalez and Sebring's David DeGenaro helped the Florida Bullets win the Nation's Baseball Winter World Series last weekend. This marks DeGenaro's second World Series title this year, having won the Dixie Ozone World Series this summer. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThough he could have e njoyed an off-season reveli ng in taking part in the S ebring Dixie Ozone World S eries Championship, David D eGenaro has kept busy on t he diamond, pitching and p laying infield with the F lorida Bullets, a 12-andU nder travel squad out of T ampa-area Dover. Along with area resident L ukas High, DeGenaro and t he Bullets won several tourn aments and qualified for the N ation's Baseball Winter W orld Series in Gastonia, NC t he weekend of Nov. 20-21. After splitting Saturday's pool play, the team headed into Sunday after taking a 5-4 loss to the top-seeded Young Bucks, out of Albemarle, NC. The team then went on to take three straight in Sunday's bracket play, including a title-game rematch with the Bucks. The Bullets took care of business and left no doubt in taking a 9-3 win to claim the Series championship, giving DeGenaro another achievement to relish when he finds the time. "I just like to play and want to kee playing until I have to stop," he said. "It feels good to win. Now I justhave to prepare for the next one." DeGenaro busy collecting titles RALPH D. RUSSO Associated PressHalfway through the Iron Bowl, Boise State fans had to be feeling as if the pieces were falling into place for the Broncos to finally get a shot at the national championship. By the time Friday's football feast was over, No. 2 Auburn had made a stunning comeback, No. 1 Oregon had turned a small halftime deficit into another runaway victory and Boise State was the team that had its national championship hopes dashed. The top three teams in the country played a triple-header brimming with BCS implications the day after Thanksgiving and No. 19 Nevada's 34-31 overtime upset of Boise State help ed provide a much clearer pi cture with two more Saturda ys left in the regular season. Oregon and Auburn are a victory away from playing in the BCS championship gam e on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Ari z. Both have tricky matchu ps next week, though both w ill be favored. Oregon (11-0), whi ch scored 34 points in the se cond half to beat No. 2 0 Arizona 48-29 on Frida y, closes its regular season at archrival Oregon State (5-5 ). Auburn (12-0), whi ch erased a 24-point, first-ha lf deficit to beat Alabama 28-2 7 in Tuscaloosa, faces No. 1 8 One upset clears up BCS picture See BCS, p a g e 3D Melissa Tullo She can dig it You can't be scared of the hitter, or of hitting the ground.'MELISSATULLO SFCC Libero Photo by IMPRESSIVE PIX PHOTOGRAPHY Kim Gauger of Impressive Pix Photography takes photos for the Streak Freaks, here wearing their colors that support their team at both home and away games. By KATE ROWLAND Special to the News-SunThe Sebring High School football team played hard in its last regular season game, a 34-0 victory over county rival Avon Park, and the team was rewarded well with a Fifth Quarter Party at the Firemen's Field Fairgrounds Pavilion put on by parents and the Touchdown Club and the student body Streak Freaks. Senior defensive player Devante Pough said he came to every Fifth Quarter party, and his favorite thing about the gathering was the good food donated by David and Betty Morris of Golden Palms Catering. "If I didn't have this part to go to, I'd probably be doing bad stuff and getting in trouble," Pough said. "We get to eat after the game, hang around and play games. I play four square and dodge ball. Dodge ball is my favorite." The Streak Freaks and parents pr ovide an X-box 360 and play NCA A Football if they haven't had enough of the game that evening. Gift certificates were awarded at t he last party of the year, always a big h it, said quarterback Matt Grubb's mom Lori Grubb. The group has been going for thr ee years now, and everyone hopes th at other parents step up to keep thin gs running now that many of the playe rs are graduating. Grubb said she especially hopes t he student group of Streak Freaks kee ps going. Streak Freaks have to be loud, a l ittle crazy and like to have fun and su pport their team. Junior running back Damio n Thompson says he attends every part y, Streak Freaks, Fifth Quarter new traditions worth continuing See FREAKS, page 3D

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Women Softball Players WantedSebring Women over the age of 16 that have an interest in playing softball can sign up now to play on a commercial league. A meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. will be held at the Highlands County Sports Complex located on Sheriff's Tower Road to discuss the details. Women under the age of 18 must have parent's permission to register. Open registration is ongoing until Thursday, Dec. 30 for ALL adult softball players. Registration is for next year's leagues. Games will begin in the month of January 2011. More information can be obtained by contacting Dan Jamison at the Highlands County Sports Complex (863) 402-6755.Sebring Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING This month's Elks golf tournament will be held on Monday, Dec. 6 at Harder Hall Country Club. Cost for the 8 a.m. shotgun start is $28 per player. To register either your team or as an individual player, contact Jack McLaughlin at 4713295 or by email at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com Check in not later than 7:45 a.m. in the Harder Hall Golf Course restaurant area.Legends BanquetSEBRING Have you purchased your Legends of Motorsports banquet tickets yet? Join us as we celebrate the inaugural Legends of Motorsports season and honor category champions and other special award winners. The banquet will take place at The Four Points Sheraton Chateau Elan in Sebring, Saturday, Dec. 4. Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and awards to follow at 7:15 p.m. Attire is business casual. Tickets may be purchased for $150.00 online through our website. Please contact Mandy DeWeese at mdeweese@legendsofmotorsports.com or by phone at 317.344.1881 if you have any questions. How to purchase banquet tickets online: 1. Visit www.legendsofmotorsports.com 2.Click on "Participants" on the left side of the page. 3.Click on "Entry Forms-Online Submission" 4.You will need to create a username and password if you don't currently have one. 5. Once logged in, choose "Register for an Event" 6.Select 2010-End-of-the-Year Banquet from the drop-down menu to complete and submit the form. 7. You will receive a confirmation once you are registered.Doty Memorial TourneySEBRING Play golf and help the kids! The 19th annual Brad Doty Memorial Children's Christmas Golf Classic will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Country Clu b of Sebring Format will be a four-man scramb le with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $60, which includes gree ns fee and cart, lunch, beverages on and o ff the course, raffle and door prizes, ran ge balls and lots of fun. Cohan Radio Group will provide t he Hole-in-One prize. The field will be flighted according to total team handicap. Hole sponsorship donations are ava ilable for $100. The tournament benefits the Children 's Services Foundation. They will be helping less fortuna te local children, who need the help of ot hers during the Christmas season an d throughout the year. For additional information call K ip Doty at 446-4008 or John Vickers at 38 23500.LP Tennis Car WashLAKE PLACID With low fun ds threatening to put a damper on the ir upcoming season, the Lake Placid tenn is teams are taking the task of raising mon ey into their own hands. The Green Dragons of the courts w ill be holding a car wash at Bank of Ameri ca Saturday, Dec. 11 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m ., where coffee and baked goods will also be available. Get your car cleaned up and help o ut these young athletes as they strive to he lp their own cause.SFCC Holiday Baseball CampAVON PARK The South Flori da Community College baseball progra m will be hosting a Youth Holiday Cam p Dec. 20-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m each day for children ages 6-14. Cost for the camp is $80 per perso n, with a $5 discount for families with mo re than one child participating. SFCC Head Coach Rick Hitt will ser ve as showcase director, with the help of assistant coach Andy Polk and Panth er players. The camp is designed to provide qua lity baseball instruction, with emphasis o n fundamentals and improvement in a ll areas of the game. Each day, campers will have the oppo rtunity to improve their skills and baseba ll knowledge. Players are to bring their own glov e, cap, bat and any individual baseball atti re to Panther Field at the SFCC campus in Avon Park. To register, go to www.southflorida.ed u and select the baseball site. Click on "baseball winter camps," th en print out Admissions Application an d Emergency Treatment forms. Mail the forms as indicated on t he application form or register by phone at one of the Panther Baseball lines at exte nsion 7036 Avon Park/Sebring: 45 36661; Lake Placid: 465-5300; Arcadi a: 494-7500; Wauchula: 773-2252. All camp participants will receive a camp T-shirt. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England920.818334266 N.Y. Jets920.818264187 Miami550.500172208 Buffalo280.200213276 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis640.600268216 Jacksonville640.600220270 Tennessee550.500257198 Houston460.400244287 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore730.700233178 Pittsburgh730.700235165 Cleveland370.300192206 Cincinnati290.182225288 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City640.600243207 Oakland550.500238223 San Diego550.500274211 Denver370.300217287NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia730.700284226 N.Y. Giants640.600253220 Washington550.500202245 Dallas380.273256301 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta820.800256192 New Orleans830.727265197 Tampa Bay730.700209206 Carolina190.100117252 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago730.700191146 Green Bay730.700252146 Minnesota370.300172226 Detroit290.182258282 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle550.500185233 St. Louis460.400177198 Arizona370.300188292 San Francisco370.300160219 ___ Thursday's Games New England 45, Detroit 24 New Orleans 30, Dallas 27 N.Y. Jets 26, Cincinnati 10 Sunday's Games Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Washington, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Carolina at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Miami at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. St. Louis at Denver, 4:15 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 4:15 p.m. San Diego at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m. Monday's Game San Francisco at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Boston124.750 New York88.5004 Toronto610.3756 New Jersey510.333612Philadelphia313.1889 Southeast Division WLPctGB Orlando114.733 Atlanta97.563212Miami97.563212Charlotte610.375512Washington59.357512Central Division WLPctGB Chicago86.571 Indiana77.5001 Cleveland69.400212Detroit610.3753 Milwaukee510.333312WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio132.867 New Orleans123.8001 Dallas114.7332 Memphis79.438612Houston411.2679 Northwest Division WLPctGB Utah125.706 Oklahoma City115.68812Denver96.6002 Portland87.5333 Minnesota412.250712Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers133.813 Phoenix88.5005 Golden State79.4386 Sacramento410.2868 L.A. Clippers314.1761012___ Thursday's Games Atlanta 116, Washington 96 L.A. Clippers 100, Sacramento 82 Friday's Games Charlotte 99, Houston 89 Orlando 111, Cleveland 100 Boston 110, Toronto 101 Detroit 103, Milwaukee 89 Miami 99, Philadelphia 90 Oklahoma City 110, Indiana 106, OT Dallas 103, San Antonio 94 Denver 98, Chicago 97 Phoenix 116, L.A. Clippers 108 Utah 102, L.A. Lakers 96 Memphis 116, Golden State 111 New Orleans 97, Portland 78 Saturday's Games Atlanta at New York, late Orlando at Washington, late Memphis at Cleveland, late New Jersey at Philadelphia, late Golden State at Minnesota, late Miami at Dallas, late Charlotte at Milwaukee, late Chicago at Sacramento, late Sunday's Games Atlanta at Toronto, 1 p.m. New York at Detroit, 1:30 p.m. Utah at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. San Antonio at New Orleans, 4 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 7 p.m. Portland at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Denver, 8 p.m. Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Philadelphia1563338659 Pittsburgh1482307260 N.Y. Rangers13101277165 New Jersey7142164368 N.Y. Islanders5125154672 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal1481295746 Boston1272265842 Ottawa10121215471 Buffalo9123216170 Toronto8103194858 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington1662348366 Tampa Bay1382287074 Atlanta1193257371 Carolina10102226871 Florida9120185354WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit1442306954 Columbus1470286049 St. Louis1263275655 Chicago12112267773 Nashville984225058 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver1273276859 Colorado1291257667 Minnesota1182245255 Calgary9112206365 Edmonton6114165284 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Phoenix1155276259 Los Angeles1380266253 Dallas1281256260 San Jose1074246160 Anaheim10113235873 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Thursday's Game Edmonton 3, Colorado 2 Friday's Games Calgary 3, Philadelphia 2, SO Carolina 3, Boston 0 N.Y. Islanders 2, New Jersey 0 Pittsburgh 2, Ottawa 1 Minnesota 5, Nashville 2 Chicago 4, Anaheim 1 Washington 6, Tampa Bay 0 Detroit 2, Columbus 1 Buffalo 3, Toronto 1 Atlanta 3, Montreal 0 N.Y. Rangers 3, Florida 0 Dallas 3, St. Louis 2 Vancouver 6, San Jose 1 Saturday's Games Philadelphia at New Jersey, late Calgary at Pittsburgh, late Buffalo at Montreal, late Toronto at Ottawa, late Florida at Tampa Bay, late Dallas at St. Louis, late N.Y. Rangers at Nashville, late Anaheim at Phoenix, late Minnesota at Colorado, late San Jose at Edmonton, late Chicago at Los Angeles, late Sunday's Games Carolina at Washington, 5 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 5 p.m. Columbus at Detroit, 5 p.m.BASEBALLMajor League Baseball MLBAnnounced Chiba Lotte (Japan Pacific League) has accepted the highest bid, submitted by the Minnesota Twins, for the negotiating rights to INF Tsuyoshi Nishioka. American League DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with C-DH Victor Martinez on a four-year contract. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Jon Garland on a oneyear contract.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLSSigned G John Lucas III. MIAMI HEATAssigned F Dexter Pittman to Sioux Falls (NBADL).FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs $20,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans before last week's game at Philadelphia. Fined Oakland DT Tommy Kelly $20,000 for unnecessarily striking a Pittsburgh player in the head area. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned DL Chris Baker. Waived DL Clifton Geathers. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSPlaced TE Anthony McCoy on injured reserve. Claimed DE Clifton Geathers off waivers from Miami.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSSigned D Garnet Exelby and assigned him to Rockford (AHL). DALLAS STARSPlaced D Mark Fistric on the injured reserve list, retroactive to Nov. 22. MINNESOTA WILDAssigned F Matt Kassian to Houston (AHL). PHOENIX COYOTESAssigned RW Petr Prucha to San Antonio (AHL). VANCOUVER CANUCKSAssigned D Ryan Parent to Manitoba (AHL). LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Walker Memorial,6:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Girls Basketball vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Fort Meade, 6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Fort Meade,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Boys Basketball at Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Winter Haven,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Osceola,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Lake Placid, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Avon Park,6:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Haines City,6/7:30 p.m. Heartland Christian MONDAY: JV Basketball vs.West Glades,4:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball at Orangewood Christian,5:30/7 p.m. THURSDAY,Dec.2: JV Basketball at City of Life,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY,Dec.3: Boys Basketball vs.Riverband Academy,7 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Girls Basketball at Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Sebring,6:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Girls Soccer vs.Sebring,6:30 p.m. S S K K A A T T I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . 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Special to the News-SunSEBRING Legends of M otorsports, the Bobby R ahal signature event is c oming to Sebring I nternational Raceway D ecember 3-5. Bobby Rahal won Sebring i n 1987 and the Indy 500 in 1 986. He credits Sebring to be h is greatest win ever. He is going to be the G rand Marshall for the Sebring Christmas Parade. On Thursday, Dec. 2, there will be a free to the public event downtown called Lunch with Legends in which Bobby will ride into town with several highend vintage race cars. There will be food and music and it will allow everyone to get up close and personal with the drivers and cars. Sebring is the last race on the circuit for Bobby's event and promises to be the best with the largest field in the history of the series. Athree-day pass to the event is $45 and kids 12 and under get in free! Track touring will be available to the public for an additional cost. Contact Matthew Christian at Sebring International Raceway for more information, e s, leaves, fur, hair, feathers w hatever she can find. Female wrens lay three to s even dull-white eggs dusted w ith brown speckles. The small end of the egg u sually has thicker brown s pots that create a ring a round the egg. When the eggs hatch about t wo weeks later, sometimes t he male feeds and cares for t he young while the female g oes to another nest and lays a nother set of eggs. These wrens can lay severa l clutches of eggs a year. The babies leave the nest 1 2 to 16 days later. Carolina wrens like to hide i n shrubs, vines and hedges. They especially like elderb erry bushes, berry plants a nd Virginia creeper vines. They are always moving a nd are quick to stick their b eaks into cracks and c revices of tree branches and t ree trunks looking for tasty s piders and other bugs. They also love seeds and w ill visit bird feeders several t imes throughout the day, e specially if there are sunf lower seeds, peanuts or suet i nside. When you go out to listen a nd look for the Carolina w ren, do not forget to grab b inoculars and a bird journal, i f you have started one. To become a bird detective a nd junior birder, visit floridabirdingtrail.com and select "Birding Resources" in the left-hand menu; then click on "Wings Over Florida." That is where you can learn about the Junior Birder Program and can download a copy of the Bird Detective checklist. In addition, visit MyFWC.com/Learning for other fun wildlife activities. Continued from 1D www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 3D Some Risks Are Worth Taking. Your Health Isnt One of Them. Medicare and almost all insurance accepted First, 32 people die every day of skin cancer in the USA. Second, most skin cancer deaths are preventable. Therefore, forgiveness is the chance to prevent skin cancer with a Dermatology skin exam. Therefore, forgiveness is the Lord offering you free will to not be a statistic. SAVE YOUR OWN LIFE. OR LET US DO IT FOR YOU.Darrin A. Rotman, M. D. Julie L. Iellimo, P. A. C. Jennifer A. Wolf, P. A. C.863-386-0786Darrin A. Rotman, M.D. Wrens keep on the move South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference championship game. If the Tigers and Ducks complete their unbeaten seasons, and No. 4 TCU does the same on Saturday against lowly New Mexico, the Horned Frogs will earn an automatic bid to the BCS and this season that means a trip to the Rose Bowl. The Big Ten champion would await TCU. That will be determined Saturday when the three-way tie between Wisconsin, Ohio State and Michigan State gets sorted out. If they all win on Saturday, there's a good chance two will end up playing in the five BCS games, with one going to the Rose Bowl and the other getting an atlarge invite to the Sugar or Orange bowls. Boise State's loss also means that unlike last year there's virtually no shot the Broncos will get an at-large BCS bid. That could open the door for a second Big 12 team getting an at-large bid or possibly Stanford from the Pac10. The Big 12 title game will feature North Division champ No. 16 Nebraska against either No. 1 4 Oklahoma or No. 1 0 Oklahoma State from t he South. No. 17 Texas A&M is al so mathematically alive to win a share of the South, but a lon g shot to get to the conferen ce championship game. The winner of the B ig 12 title goes to t he Fiesta Bowl, most like ly against the Big Ea st champion. Connectic ut is in control of that rac e, but if the Huskies lose one of their last two games and We st Virginia wins its fina le against Rutgers, t he Mountaineers would win t he Big East. The Sugar Bowl is almo st certain to take another SE C team if Auburn plays for t he national title. Saturday 's game between No. 6 LSU an d No. 12 Arkansas mig ht determine which tea m gets that trip to Ne w Orleans. In the Atlantic Coa st Conference, Virgin ia Tech has already lock ed up one division and a spot in the league title gam e. If North Carolina Sta te beats Maryland, t he Wolfpack earns the other. If N.C. State loses, Flori da State plays Virginia Tech. The ACC winner goes to the Orange Bowl. Continued from 1D BCS projectionChampionship game: Oregon vs. Auburn. Rose Bowl: Wisconsin vs. TCU. Fiesta Bowl: Nebraska vs. West Virginia. SugarBowl: Arkansas vs. Ohio State. Orange Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State BCS picture all but cleared up Rahal, Legends coming to Sebring Speedway t oo, every chance he gets. "It's pretty cool," T hompson said. "You get to h ang out and it's a safe place t o be after the game. My f avorite is playing dodge b all with my friends." Grubb ordered a wide v ariety of blue and white i tems from a novelty compan y that the kids and parents w ear during games. They all get Streak Freak T -shirts that proclaim, "Get l oud or go home!" Other items are loaned out b efore each game, including b lue velveteen hats with w ide brims, and hat bands t rimmed with white and b lack polka dots; blue LED f lashing sunglasses; stickers t o wear under the eyes, Blue" under the right eye a nd "Streaks" under the left e ye, cow bells, horns, bluef eathered boas, blue wigs, a nd big blue blow-up hands t o make their presence n oticeable. "This is for the kids, but w e've got spirit, "Grubb s aid during a Winter Haven a way game. "We're looking f or the loudest and craziest f ans. We love this team, win o r lose. "I told them how proud I w as of them because even a fter a loss, they wait until the guys come out of the locker room and cheer for them. They tell the players to keep their heads up. They're behind them win or lose." The 5th Quarter Party gives the kids a safe place to go after home games, Grubb said, and some of the Streak Freaks would like to keep the tradition going during basketball games. "We're thinking about it," Grubb said. "Everything the TouchDown Club has been able to do-from raising the money to put in the stadium seats in the center section of the stadium, to buying equipment for the linemen, the 5th Quarter and tail gate parties in the past none of this would have been possible without support from this community. And all it took was somebody asking. "That's the way this community is. It doesn't cost anything but it means so much to these kids. We want them to have these memories. The reward most of the parents get is that they get to really know these kids." Continued from 1D Freaks look to keep Fifth Quarter going Photo by KATE ROWLAND Above: Streak Freaks, Sebring High School kids and their parents, cheer the Blue Streaks on the road at Winter Haven's Denison Stadium on Oct. 15. Below: Parents, graduates and current students serve a meal for Sebring's Fifth Quarter Party held at Firemen's Field Convention Center after the team's season-ending victory over county rival Avon Park on Nov. 12. From left, parent Dawn Havery, 2010 graduate Abigail Bone, parent Susan Patterson and senior Anna West.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5D Dr. Chan will be having a seminar on Lower Extremities Nov. 30, 9am-10am at Kenilworth Care(3011 Kenilworth Blvd. € Sebring)Dr. Timothy Chan PodiatristOpen to the Public Refreshments Served Sponsored by: Total Home Health and Kenilworth Care & RehabContact Bea Cooper (863) 243-6868 for more informationAlso, join us on Dec. 9 Noon-3pm forOPEN HOUSEfor Dr. Chan at his office Refreshments Served 3255 S. Highlands Ave. Sebring (863) 385-5525www.floridafootandankle.com/drchan

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Page 6DNews-Sun Sunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.co m LOST: JOHNSONAmerican Bulldog Brindle/White w/blue eyes. Missing from Henscratch area, L.P. 11/22/2010. $50 Reward. 863-241-5680 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the firs t day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first da y your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100AnnouncementsHIGHLANDS COUNTYBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSGENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING NOTICE OF INTERNET AUCTION START DATE: Friday November 19, 2010 at 9:00 A.M END DATE: Monday November 29, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. through 10:00 P.M.LOCATION/WEBSITE: GOVDEALS.COMPursuant to Florida Statutes and Board adopted policies, the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners (HCBCC), Highlands County; Sebring, Florida, has declared various items as surplus property and have therefore authorized an Internet Auction to be conducted for the purpose of disposing of all said property.A list of specific surplus items may be obtained from the following locations and/or by requesting a list by fax (863)402-6735 or email to HYPERLINK "mailto:sbutler@hcbcc.org" sbutler@hcbcc.org or HYPERLINK "mailto:plemay@hcbcc.org" plemay@hcbcc.org 1) HC Purchasing Department; 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803. Contacts: Sandra Butler at (863)402-6527 or Kelley Baker at (863)402-6511.2) HC Government Center, 600 S. Commerce Ave., 2nd Floor BCC Receptionist; Sebring, FL 33870 at (863)402-6500.Additional information can be obtained Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. about the County's Internet Auction process by contacting Highlands County BCC's General Services / Purchasing Department at the following numbers. (863)402-6527 or (863) 402-6528Note: All property will be sold on an "as is, where is" basis. The HCBCC reserves the right to add or delete items from GovDeals' Website at anytime during the Internet bidding dates above.Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County, Florida November 17, 21, 24, 28, 2010 HIGHLANDS COUNTYBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSGENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASINGSECTION 00010INVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC), Highlands County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for:ITB 11-018 SUN N' LAKE OF SEBRING SIDEWALKS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS PROJECT No. 08063 NIGP COMMODITY/SERVICES CODE 913-47Copies of the drawings, specifications, and other Contract Documents are on file and available for public inspection at the office of Danielle Gilbert, Acting Director, Highlands County General Services /Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6524; Fax: 863-402-6735, or by E-Mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:dgilbert@hcbcc.org" dgilbert@hcbcc.org. Copies of the drawings and specifications may be obtained from the above location upon payment of $25.00, including sales tax for each set. No partial sets will be issued.A MANDATORY Pre-Bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M. on THURSDAY; DECEMBER 16TH, 2010 in the Engineering Training Room, 505 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. All potential BIDDERS are encouraged attend this meeting.Submit one (1) original and three (3) copies of your bid form, bid security and other required data in a sealed envelope and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed bid submittal. Bids must be delivered to Highlands County Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M., THURSDAY; JANUARY 6TH, 2010 at which time they will be opened. Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected. The Board will not be responsible for the late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail or any other type of delivery service.One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at either or both of the above meetings.BIDDERS submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration. A Bid Bond or Cashier's Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00. If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00, a Public Construction Bond will be required. An Irrevocable Letter of Credit may be considered in lieu of the Public Construction Bond depending on its verbiage. Bid must be accompanied by evidence of BIDDER'S qualifications to do business in the State of Florida, in accordance with F.S. 489.The principal features of the Project are:To provide all labor, materials and equipment to construct a 5' wide sidewalk on the west side of Ponce DeLeon Boulevard from Sun N' Lake Boulevard to Granada Boulevard and along the north side of Granada Boulevard from Ponce DeLeon Boulevard to the Edgewater Drive approximately 4,600+/Lf. The work consists of constructing new pavement surface, minor clearing and minor swale improvements.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 individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions, including one's access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Mr. John Minor, ADA Coordinator at: 863-402-6509 (Voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by e-mail: jminor@hcbcc.org. Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service.Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County, Florida Website: HYPERLINK http://www.hcbcc.net" www.hcbcc.net November 21, 28; December 5, 2010 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. FC-10-1395 IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF: WILLIAM LANIER, Husband, and CASANDRA LEE LANIER, Wife. NOTICE OF SUIT -NO PROPERTY TO: CASANDRA LEE LANIER 8 Arbandy Drive Iowa City, Iowa 52240 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the plaintiff's attorney, whose name and address is ANTHONY A ACCORSI, Esquire, 329 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before December 6, 2010; otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand an the seal of said Court on 2nd day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Rose Dilling Deputy Clerk November 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-1124 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT CAPPIELLO, ET AL Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated November 8, 2010 entered in Case No. 2009-CA-1124 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and ROBERT CAPPIELLO; ----, AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT CAPPIELLO, IF ANY; CITY OF SEBRING, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER PERSON IN POSSESSION; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s), whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s) are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on the 7th day of December, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: PARCEL NO. 148, HIGHLANDS HOMES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 4703 SEVENTH STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 A ny 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 9th day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2010 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE Heartland Workforce will hold a teleconference meeting of their Board of Directors on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. The teleconference will originate at the Heartland Workforce Administrative office, 5901 US Hwy 27 S., Sebring, Florida 33870. Persons interested in attending should arrive no later than 1:25 p.m. Purpose of the meeting is to consider entering into an Employed Worker Training Agreement with Cobb Construction. For more information see agenda posted on the Heartland Workforce website at www.hwib.org November 28, 2010 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000129 THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HUNTINGTON FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff vs. DONALD E. MASSALINE, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 8th day of November, 2010, entered in Civil Case Number 28-2009-CA-000129 in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, wherein THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HUNTINGTON FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK the Plaintiff, and Donald E. Massaline, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot thirteen (13), Block four (4), of ALTAMONT PLACE ADDITION NO. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 45, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and bet bidder, for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, in Basement of Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33871 at 11:00 A.M. on 8th day of December, 2010. 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. Dated: November 10, 2010. By: /s/ Toni Kopp Highlands County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT November 21, 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001044 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. CHAD D. SPOHN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 08, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001044 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and CHAD D. SPOHN; KRISTA P. SPOHN; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; are the Defendants, 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 AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of December, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 26, BLOCK Q, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 54, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7832 GRANADA ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33876 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on November 9, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE 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 F08064169 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. November 21, 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000519 TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. MARILYN M. NICHOLLS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 08, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000519 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is the Plaintiff and MARILYN M. NICHOLLS; JOHN E. GRUTSKY; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC; GE MONEY BANK; are the Defendants, 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 AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of December, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 12 AND 13, BLOCK 4, OF SEBRING LAKES REPLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, AT PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 13719 CROW STREET, SEBRING, FL 33875 A ny 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on November 9, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE 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 F09038480 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. November 21, 28, 2010 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASENO. 09000848GCS CENTRAL MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. RONNIE L. CHAVIS; DEBRA L. CHAVIS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 10, 2010, and entered in Case No. 09000848GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein CENTRAL MORTGAGE COMPANY, is the Plaintiff and RONNIE L. CHAVIS; DEBRA L. CHAVIS; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; are the defendants. ROBERT W. GERMAINE The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, ROOM 105, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 AM, on December 8, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, SELAH ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 38, 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. Dated this 10th day of November, 2010. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF BRIEFING Spring Lake Improvement District The Spring Lake Improvement District will be attending a briefing and luncheon at the Sebring Airport Board Room, 128 Authority Lane, Sebring, Florida 33870, on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 12:30 p.m. District Supervisors, the District Manager, and the District Engineer will attend the briefing and luncheon. The purpose of the briefing is to review the mutual goals and objectives for the Airport Catalyst Project and the District Water Control Plan. No voting or decisions will be made. This briefing will follow the Board's regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 10:00 a.m. at the District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida 33876. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT MEETINGS IS ADVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. JOSEPH DECERBO DISTRICT MANAGER November 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 09-CA-000432 CAROLINA FIRST BANK, ETC., Plaintiff, v. HOLLY H. MANIVONG, et al., Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Summary Judgment entered in the above-styled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Description of Mortgage and Personal Property Lot 16, Block 252, PLACID LAKES-SECTION TWENTY, according to the Plat thereof on file in the Office of the clerk of the Circuit Court in and for Highlands County, Florida recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 31; said lands situate, lying and being in Highlands County, Florida. The street address of which is 127 Cayman Street NE, Lake Placid, Florida 3352. at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the front entrance of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 3387-3701 on DECEMBER 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Dated: NOVEMBER 24, 2010. Any person claiming an inteest in the surplus funds 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 ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk November 28, December 5, 2010 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2008-CA-001577 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JUNE 1, 2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR5 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-BR5 Plaintiff, vs. ELSIE CORDERO; DANIEL CORDERO; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated March 23, 2010 entered in Civil Case No. 2008-CA-001577 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agreement Dated as of June 1, 2007 Securitized Asset Backed Receivables LLC Trust 2007-BR5 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-BR5, Plaintiff and Elsie Cordero are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., DECEMBER 16, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 12, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, 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. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 2th day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 November 28; December 5, 2010 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or le ss. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads p laced under the Bargain BuysŽ discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. 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EOE DFWP 2050Job Opportunities IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000273 HSBC BANK, USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2005-OPT1, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OPT1 Plaintiff, vs. MARIAN GRASS; FRANCISCO GRASS; SAND CANY ON CORPORATION F/K/A OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION. Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling Foreclosure sale dated November 23, 2010 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000273 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK, USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2005-OPT1, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OPT1, Plaintiff and MARIAN GRASS are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY A SSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., December 16, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: PARCEL 1: THE SOUTH 41.21. FEET OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QURTER AND THE WEST HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, LESS THE SOUTH 50 FEET OFTHE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, LING WEST OF SSTATE ROADNO. 64, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL 2: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANG E 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, A DISTANCE OF 110.0 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 03 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST ALONG A LINE PARALLEL WITH THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER, A DISTANCE OF 50.07 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF A PARCEL OF LAND HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 03 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 396.6 FEET; THENCE EAST 110.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 03 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 396.6 FEET;T HENCE WEST 110.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LESS THE SOUTH 50 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, LYING WEST OF STATE ROAD NO. 64, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A NY 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. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 24th day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk A TTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 November 28; December 5, 2010 1050LegalsClassified ads get fast results LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT? Search the News-Sun Classifieds every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 385-6155. Then shop till you drop! The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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Page 6ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Mary E. Clark,RealtorCell: (863) 414-7281 Of“ce: (863) 382-6575 smclark@strato.net COUNTRY CLUB REALTY OF SEBRING2 BEDROOMS AND 1 FULL BATH 5113 Barnum St. MLS#212716YOU OWN YOUR LOT & PAY NO FEES Neat & nice … Move-in ready! Great location on a large lawn with fence around entire property, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen w/appliances & custom cabinets. Beautiful laminated floors throughout. Enclosed screened patio, large utility shed with washer & dryer and a workshop area. Home includes 2 wall a/c units and is TV/ cable ready. Motivated seller!!!REDUCED NOW $44,900 FURNISHED!! 2 BEDROOMS AND 1 FULL BATH 1920 Robin Ct. MLS#213568YOU OWN YOUR LOT & PAY NO FEES Neat and nice … furnished mobile!! Great location on a large well landscaped lawn, 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, large family room, eat-in kitchen w/appliances, extra long carport w/large utility shed with newer washer and dryer. In back yard is a larger shed with double doors for ease of entry for large lawn equipment, includes a workshop w/electric.REDUCED!! ONLY $42,500 FURNISHED!! 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 FULL BATHS 1830 Robin Ct. MLS#214905YOU OWN YOUR LOT & PAY NO FEES Neat & nice … furnished mobile!! Great location on a lg well landscaped lawn, 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, large family room that could be used as a third bedroom, eat-in kitchen w/appliances, long carport w/large shed has 3 rooms, one w/hot tub, utility room comes w/washer and dryer and sink w/lots of shelving. Third room can make a nice small office or craft room or ??? New roof on home and carport (carport roof is 35 ft. long).ONLY $59,900 D OUBLE WIDE PLUS! US 27 North to right just after Safari Motel and Sweety Pies, then left at Robin Ct to sign on left at 1830 US 27 North to Brunners Mobile Home Estates right next to Sweety Pies Restaurant, turn left at Robin Ct. to home on left. US 27 left by Burger King on DeSota Rd., up hill past signals down to stop sign right on DeSota City Rd. to left at Barnum St. Property is on right.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7E The Breezy Living Screen Solutions SystemThe Breezy Living Screen Solutions system is an easy-to-use, affordable and fully retractable screen unit that provides comfortable outdoor living space. Working seamlessly with the operation of your existing garage door, the system uses a vertical and horizontal track system mounted directly inside the existing door, leaving the ”oor track-free. A door-withina-doorŽ system, Breezy Living Screen Solutions is one of the most innovative and unique screen systems for garages and offers an exit door without the need to retract the entire screen. 7 $995* or 8 $1,095* Installed Call to get your Breezy Living Screen Tax not included

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Page 8ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com COUNTRY CLUB REALTY 863-382-6575 www.CountryClubRealtyofSebring.comTWO LOCATIONSTOSERVE YOUGOLF HAMMOCK1 Hammock Circle € Sebring, FL 33872COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING4800 Haw Branch Rd. € Sebring, FL 33872863-382-6575OPEN HOUSE TODAYSUNDAY 1PM-3PM COOL HOMES „ HOT DEALS! HIGHLANDS RIDGE THE COUNTRY CLUB THE COUNTRY CLUB US 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R ) into the Country Club of Sebring to (L ) on Wynstone Dr to home on (L ). 213715 HIGHLANDS RIDGE US 27 to Sebring Pkwy to (L) on Home, (L) on 17N to (R ) at Powerline Rd (L) into Highlands Ridge South to (R ) on Fairway Vista to (L) on Anglers Stream, follow to home on (L ). 215292 THE COUNTRY CLUB US 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R ) into the Country Club of Sebring to (L ) on Wynstone Dr to home on (R ). 211608 GOLF HAMMOCK US 27 to Hammock Rd to (R) at entrance of Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Drive) to (R) on Par Rd to (R) on Cormorant Point Dr to home on (L). 213002 HIGHLANDS RIDGE Sebring Pkwy (L) on Home (L) on 17 N to (R ) on Powerline (L) into Highlands Ridge (R ) on Oakmont (Arbor Green) to home on (R). 215458 US 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R ) into Country Club of Sebring (Haw Branch Rd) to (R ) on Rodeo to home on (R ). 215263Your Host: Call Kim Reed: 863-381-6575 GOLFHAMMOCK US 27 to Hammock Rd to (R ) into Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Dr) around club house to (R ) on Mulligan Rd to end of Mulligan (L) on Duffer Loop. Home is on corner of Duffer Loop & Putter Court. 213478 US 27 to Sebring Pkwy to (L) on Home, (L) on 17N to (R ) at Powerline Rd (L) into Highlands Ridge South to (R ) on Fairway Vista to (L) on Birkdale to last villa on (R ). 211887 GOLF HAMMOCK US 27 to Hammock Rd into entrance of Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Dr) to (R ) on Par Rd to (R ) on Cormorant Point Dr to home on (L). 210889 THE COUNTRY CLUB US 27 to Hammock Rd, (L) on CR635, (R ) at entrance to The Country Club (Haw Branch Rd), follow past clubhouse and tennis courts to (R ) on Strafford Oaks to (R ) into Royal Oaks to villa on (R ). 215579 Your Host:Call Kim Reed: 863-381-6575 Call Kim Reed: 863-381-6575 COME BY TODAY! Call Sandee Halbert: 863-414-8090Call Patty Roberts: 863-381-5765 Call Helen Ferry: 863-381-1089 Call Helen Ferry: 863-381-1089 Call Sandee Halbert: 863-414-8090 Call Sandee Halbert: 863-414-8090 Call Helen Ferry: 863-381-1089 LOVELY VILLA! Light, bright & move-in ready. Tile everywhere but bedrooms. Eat-in kitchen and “nished lanai! Romantic master w/ glass block, double vanity, walk-in shower and closet. Walk to pool and golf practice facility! 5049 Birkdale Dr. $179,900 SEE TO BELIEVE! Spacious and newly renovated 2/2 with a den/of“ce. Overlooking the 4th fairway, this home has a garage with a separate golf cart garage. Check out the beautiful yard! 3610 Cormorant Point Drive $120,900 BRING CLUBS!LOW LOWPRICE!PRICEREDUCED! SEVENTH HEAVEN! Perfect and on the fairway of #7! Spacious 2 bed 2 bath; this villa is tastefully updated w/ new interior paint & carpeting, new light “xtures, fans & brand new stainless steel appliances! Bright kitchen w/ breakfast bar too! Awesome Florida room view! See it today! 3863 Rodeo Drive $109,900 STUNNING VIEW TO GOLF! This lovely 2/2 has modern paint, new carpeting, pavered patio & beautiful landscaping. Newer appliances, new roof in 2002, this home is move-in ready. Youll love the back porch and the great view overlooking the #4 tee! 3508 Cormorant Point Drive $119,500 PRICE REDUCED! NEW ON MARKET! WHAT A VIEW! QUARTZ! SEE IT TODAY! HUGE GARAGE! GREAT BUY! Open ”oor plan w/ eat-in kitchen, nice bar & newer appliances & two pantries! Den w/ sliding french doors off living room & the master suite has a walk-in closet, bath & walk-in shower. Large of“ce/hobby w/ built in desk & storage. Enclosed lanai leading out to a brick patio. 3222 Anglers Stream E. $130,000 AWESOME GOLF VILLA! Come see this 3 bed 2 bath villa! Exceptional in every way, lots of extras, new window treatments, tile in the main living spaces w/ carpet in the bedrooms. 10 ceilings throughout put step ceilings and crown molding. 3063 Royal Oaks Ct. $199,325Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host:WATERFRONT BEAUTY! Lg. corner cul-de-sac lot on water w/seawall, mature landscaping, painted circular drive, insulated detached hobby room w/ AC, garage w/AC & shop area, bright kitchen w/pass-thru to lanai, newer tile, carpet, appliances & roof. 4208 Duffer Loop $215,000 CLUBGOLF COURSE BEAUTY! 3/2 w/ awesome Florida room & great view of #8 green. Impeccably maintained & move-in ready. Beautiful quartz counter tops & luxurious master bath w/cherry cabinets & soaker tub. MUST SEE today! BEAUTIFUL LOT! This lovely 3/2/2 is on a gorgeous & private cul-de-sac. Open ”oor plan w/ split bedrooms, kitchen w/ eat-in area, wood cabinets & new granite counter tops. Large entertainment center & new carpet in living room, & private master suite too! Move in ready! 3124 Oakmont Dr. $249,900 POOL WITHVIEW! Lovely 3/3 POOL home w/ oversized garage, golf cart door, cathedral ceilings, kitchen w/ large pantry & built-in desk, breakfast nook w/ view of pool & #16. Master has double sinks and jetted tub too! 3238 Wynstone Ct. $269,900

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 9E THEPATH TO YOUR DREAM HOME STARTS HERE www.countryclubrealtyofsebring.comWhen the time is right...know the right realtor to call.GOLF HAMMOCK 1 Hammock Falls Circle Sebring COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING 4800 Haw Branch Rd. Sebring863-382-6575Call the Experts Today! Kim Reed 381-6575Helen H. Ferry381-1089Sandee Halbert 414-8090 Dawn Dell 381-0400 Pat Dell 446-0808 Shirley Faulk 202-0936 Sue Tellshow 446-1558 David Thompson 471-7007 Rob Reed 381-8953Patty Roberts 381-5765 Mary Clark 414-7281Chris Gillilan 381-1792

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Page 10ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com NOW OPEN LOSE YOUR WEIGHT FOR THE LAST TIME. 13 Ryant Blvd. SebringCorner of 27 & Ryant Blvd. The Average Person Gains 9-12 lbs during the holidays! Come in for Pre-Grand Opening Savings during the month of November! Meet Denise Waldron of Sebring ƒ Before After Denise Lost 34 lbs 31 inches 10% body fatSINCE 8/18/10! SUPER STAR Meet Betty Snyder of Lake Placidƒ Before After Betty Lost 30 lbs 20.5 inches 5.5% body fatINONLY 8 VISITS! SUPERSTARCALL TODAY (863) 471-2500 Dont Wait for the Holidays to Be Over!

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 13E DNA Hurricane Protection, Inc.Protecting homes from the storm!ŽThe first hurricane shutter company in Highlands County, strictly dedicated to the protection of your home or business from hurricanes. We offer many styles of hurricane shutters to fit everyones needs. No need to waste money and storage space for plywood. Secure your home in just minutes.Storm Panels Roll-up Shutters Garage Door Braces Accordion Shutters Bahama Shutters Storm Screens Get an Estimate Today. Theyre Free!! 863-471-0324Dont be a victim, hire a licensed contractor ... (Licensed and Insured) HC-01309

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Page 2FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com email: HammockEstatesROC@embarqmail.com € www.hmmockestestesroc.comRESALE OFFICE: 2847 John L. Street € Sebring(863) 386-4537Licensed Park Manager/Resident On Site HAMMOCK ESTATES ROC OFF HAMMOCK RD, PAST YMCA A 55+ MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY RESIDENT OWNED & OPERATED OWN OR RENT YOUR LOT € WELL MAINTAINED 2824 ROGER2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Has Own Lot … $57,5002713 ROGER2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, New AC, Rental … $35,0002718 RODNEY2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Rental … $39,0003032 JOHN L2 Bed, 2 Bath, SW, Rental … $7,9002830 JOHN L2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Rented Lot … $19,5002938 ROGER ST.2 Bed, 2 Bath, SW, Rented Lot … $15,000 OPEN 7 DAYS! HEATED POOL CLUBHOUSE SHUFFLEBOARD ACTIVE COMMUNITY! RESIDENT OWNED & OPERATED 2832 ROGER ST.2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Owned Lot … $49,5002825 ROGER ST.2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Rented Lot … $25,900

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Page 4FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com RETIREES:For The Best Years of Your LifeFor Individuals & Couples Age 50+ You are cordially invited toGolden Corral of Lake Placid 322 US 27 South € Lake Placid Tuesday, Nov. 30th or Thursday, Dec. 2nd 11 am The program will last about 40 minutes. Complimentary lunch served after.Are you concerned about your retirement portfolio? Will higher taxes, the weakening dollar and a shaky economy send us into another economic tailspin? You and your spouse are invited to this eye-opening presentation where you will learn proven strategies to help GROW and PROTECT your nest egg through any economic time.Come hear and learn about: € The new Medicare changes! € How to protect and grow your IRA, TSA, 401K, 403B and ROTH or any other investment accounts even in a down economy! € Making sure that your Life Insurance will be there when it is needed!Space is limited! To reserve your space, call:863-465-1800 Heartland Insurance Agency of Highlands County, Inc.156 E. Interlake Blvd. € Lake Placid, FL 33852Serving Highlands County since 1994

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5F Highlands Ridge Chorale and Celebration BrasspresentWelcome ChristmasŽ Faith Lutheran Church2740 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FLSunday, December 5, 2010 4:00 p.m.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7F License ALF#4693 License #299992297RETIREMENT LIVING WITH Independence and Choices € Independent Private Apartment Homes € Assisted Living Private Apartment Homes € 24 Hour Skilled Nursing and Therapy € Executive Chef Dining € Palms Home Care € Golden Palms Catering € Out-Patient Therapy Call Janice Roberts today to schedule your complimentary lunch & tour(863) 402-4702725 S. Pine St., Sebring Over 50 Years Of Improving Lives In Highlands County www.palmsofsebring.com VA Bene“ts & Insurance May Be Applicable

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Page 10FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com VOTED #1 IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY € Neck Pain € Upper/Lower Back € Knee Pain € Sciatic Nerve Pain € Muscle Spasms € Trigger Point Injections € Pinched Nerves € Numbness in Arms/Legs € Fibromyalgia € Work Related Injuries € Auto Accidents € Failed Back Surgery € Arthritis € RSD Injection Treatmentscan reduce swelling, irritation, muscle spasms and abnormal nerve activity. (Epidural and Cortizone) Nerve Blocks to speci“c organs or body regions can be done. Electrical Stimulation is non-invasive, non-painful and has no side effects.All procedures done with Fluoroscopy and under sedation on premises.STAY IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY FOR YOURPAIN MANAGEMENTNO REFERRAL NEEDEDSpecializing in:9 Ryant Blvd. € Westshore Plaza € Sebring (1 mile south of Lakeshore Mall, on right) Se Habla EspanolSEBRING PAIN MANAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION CENTER, INC.863-385-9333 MOST INSURANCES ACCEPTED Witford Reid, M.D. Board Certi“ed Anesthesiologist The Only JCAHO ACCREDITED Pain Management Center in Highlands CountyPROCEDURES DONE ON SITE

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 13F Dr. Rey Pardo, M. D. 13 Ryant Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (863)382-2110IMAGINE YOUR LIFEƒ WITHOUT PAIN!Our goal is not only to uncover the symptoms, but to find out the real source of your pain. Dr. Pardo is a Board Certified Interventional Pain Management Physician. He specializes in offering targeted therapeutic procedures along with individualized physical medicine, rehabilitation and physical therapy care. Our team is able to offer expert care for injured patients with: neck/back/extremity pain, headaches, arm or leg numbness, tingling and weakness due to herniated discs and/or many other spinal and soft tissue injuries. We strive to help the patient become symptom free, functional and active while avoiding surgery and drug dependency. Our services include:€ Epidural and facet joint steroid injections of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbosacral spine € Lumbar transforaminal steroid injections € Selective nerve root blocks € Sacroiliac joint steroid injections € Intermediate and major bursa (e.g., subacromial, trochanteric) and intraarticular steroid injections (e.g., shoulder, hip, knee and ankle joints) € Piriformis muscle injections € Trigger Point Injections € Myofascial Pain Treatment (e.g., trigger point injections) CALL TODAY FOR A CONSULTATION! (863) 382-2110

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 15F I can remember as a little girl wondering what the phrase pushing the envelopeŽ meant. As an active practicing interior designer, believe me, I have learned the meaning of that phrase. Pictured here, you will see photos of five and examples of that exact thing. My clients have asked me to go beyond the ordinary in furnishing their residences and even though a picture is worth a thousand words, I will espouse a bit on each one. Each project brings back memories of a lot of hard work, but also a lot of fun. This shows a family room with an off white sectional upholstered in cotton duck.. I love working with cotton. It is great for the Florida climate. It breathes, is washable and is cool to sit on. I have worked with this client for over 20 years doing several residences for them in the Sanibel area of Lee County, and each time, we choose lightweight cottons for their casual areas. They are near the river, and get al out of humidity, so it is perfect for their lifestyle as well as their climate.. The area rug is a wool version of sisal and is bordered by a fabric that we selected and used also on their window se at cushions close behind the sectional. When I was in Italy in 2005, I made friends with an elderly Italian gentleman that had an art studio and sold prints as well. I was able to bring back many beautiful botanicals and this set of 6 was custom framed and matted by a local framer/artisan, Essie Gouviea. I ordered a beautiful silk fabric from France, and she upholstered each matte carefully and perfectly and they are beautifulƒ My client is so pleased and she has something no on in the world has like it. I cant say enough about Essies talent!! And her never-ending patience when it comes to my framing projects. Every interior designer need a great framer. I am indeed lucky to have found Essie. (Studio art and framing) The bench is from the Design Center of the Americas by the Galleria and the fabric on the bench is a textured raw silk. It is perfect! Shown is a lovely hand finished pine chest from Bakers casual division, Milling Road and pair of brass Chapman lamps. I always say, If you have to skimp, for heavens sake, dont skimp on the lamps!!Ž Chapman is probably the highest end brass lamp in the business. First of all, because they are made of solid brass and secondly, their design is absolutely timeless! The chandelier through the Galleria was selected at Design Center of the Americans in Dania and the area rug is a hand knotted rug from India. It all works together and the lovely oil painting ties it all together. This is actually my home. My husband and I have collected many antiques throughout the years and also have casual fabrics and accessories not that we enjoy lakeside living. With our boat just steps away from our back door, we are always ready for a little fun on the water. We wanted our interior to reflect that and I have used a lot of blue and white, live plants and nautical prints that we brought back from Greece. There are times when it is not appropriate to showcase family photos in our living rooms, but our home is a small cottage and I have selected to us the photos of both of our boys in prime spots. It works well in our houseƒ and Essie again has upholstered the mat board using tiny blue and white pinstripe cotton. It is so perfect. I love it!! So nautical, but yet so classicƒ so Brooks Brothers! A classic guest bedroom of a client on the coast. They wanted something different, so we choose the dark blue paint color, dark wrought iron bed used with customer bedding with fabrics by Brunswig & Fils. The plantation shutters brighten it up and give it that tropical flare. Their guests love it! You can see that amazing things can be done with creating and planning. You can have your home feel like you want it to feel. Start by working on one area at a time, if doing the entire project overwhelms you. Hire a professional to work with you. Interview several designers until you feel you find someone that you can work closely with. It really is a partnership. I am associated with The Galleria and it is great having the support of a big staff. Our inventory of furniture and accessories is fantastic, and I love to be able to select accessories for my clients from a large supply. Please consider me for your next project. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Interior design from Florida State University (but am Gator friendly) and have been doing interior design in Florida for over 25 years. Please visit my web site at christyinteriors.com or you can email me with any design questions at christyinteriors@msn.com I look forward to hearing from you. BIO: Dorry Christy is a licensed interior designer with a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design from Florida State University. She has been a professional member of The American Society of Interior Designers, (ASID), since 1978. Dorry has been a practicing interior designer in Florida for over 25 years, working for two high profile design firms on the west coast of Florida, designing on Sanibel Island, Naples, Ft. Myers, Boca Grande and Marco Island. She is please to be able to offer her services to our Highlands County residents. Dorry has been with The Galleria sin ce it opened its doors in 2005. The Galleria is happy to have Dorry on staff as their Licensed Interior Designer. For any questions, ideas or comments you can email Dorry at christyinteriors@msn.net The Galleria also invites you to stop in and meet Dorry personally. HWY 27 Sebring, right in front of Lakeshore Mall. I NTERIOR D ESIGN „ P USHING T HE E NVELOPE Dorry Christy,ASID Florida Registered Interior Designer ID#0002665 by Dorry Christy,ASID

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By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING What happens when art work by The Artists Group of South Florida Community College, the Avon Park Youth Academy, the Caladium Arts & Craft Co-op, the Highlands Art League, the Lake Placid Art and Culture Center, and the Tanglewood Fine Art League are hung in the same space at the same time? Wait now add in live music by the Back Porch Revival, the Bavarian Wonderkinds, Celebration Bass, Gary Fillip, the Golden Era Band, the Heartland Paw-fect gift for petsPAGE1CMelissa Tullo digs itPAGE1DSFCC Theater in Hussey catalogPAGE1BNEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, November 28, 2010 www.newssun.com Volume 91/Number 144 | 75 cents www.newssun.com HighLow 79 60Complete Forecast PAGE 8A Partly sunny with a passing shower Forecast Question: Do the new TSA body scans and pat downs make you feel more secure about airline safety? See our special sections of advertisers Next question: Did you brave the shopping crowds on Black Friday? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Dorothy Atkins Age 92, of A von Park Ronald Berry Age 73, of Lake Placid Kenneth Flagg Sr. Age 73, of Avon Park Patricia Green Age 55, of Avon Park Barbara Henderson Age 59, of Wauchula Gerald MacDonald Age 67, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 39.8% No 60.2% 099099401007 Total votes: 93 Classifieds 6D Community Briefs6A Community Calendar4C Crossword Puzzle2C Dear Abby 2C Editorial & Opinion3A Horoscopes 7C Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times 2C News from the Watershed6C Pause and Consider2C Sports On TV 2B Index locally owned community mindedHeartlandNational Bank Avon Park800 West Main St.863.453.6000Lake Placid600 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.699.1300Sebring327 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1300Sun n Lake North5033 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1322www.heartlandnb.com Awell-rooted tradition Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.LARRYWILDE from The Merry Book of Christmas By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Everyone knows that following the turkey, dressing and the first major shopping, the next thing to round out the holiday season for most people is the Christmas tree. All along U.S. 27 those fresh, green trees can now be seen lined up underneath tents ready to be loaded up and taken home with families. B & J Services, owned and operated by Barbara and Justin Druggers, is one of the two Christmas tree vendors that sits along the highway in Sebring. The Druggers have spent the last three holiday seasons as tree vendors and are looking forward to another year of sales. The couple and the rest of their crew were filling troughs with fresh water and placing the green trees inside. The trees are shipped overnight; theyre cut fresh. We put our trees in water, I dont think a lot of other people do that, but we do, Barbara Druggers said. The Druggers have tree vending sites in Sebring, Lake Placid, Wauchula, Arcadia and LaBelle. The five sites each house 500 trees every season. The first shipment of Frasier firs arrived early Friday morning fresh from the tree farm in Boone, N.C. Christmas tree vendors load up on Frasier firs Metro Services Before you go out shopping at your tree farm or just up the corner at the Christmas tree lot, first measure the openings of your home and the space where you will set up your tree. Atree out in the open, or beneath the 12-foot ceilings of a warehouse store will look small. But when that same tree is brought into your home, it can be immense. A measuring tape can help remove any doubt about the trees dimensions. Examine the tree you like carefully. Agood one will look healthy, be vibrant green and have a strong pine aroma. If the tree has dry, brittle twigs, a musty smell or any sign of dryness or browning, you probably want to choose another as this one is past its Christmas tree care made easy By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Highlan ds County opted Monday to se ttle the whistleblower ca se filed by former solid was te employee David S. Caswel l. The countys insuran ce company will pay Caswe ll $30,000 and the suit will be dropped as part of the settl ement. Caswell was terminated in December of 2008 by th en Solid Waste Director K en Wheeler, who claimed th at Caswell was falsifying wo rk reports and was insubord inate. But Caswell claimed th at the real reason for the term ination was retaliation for h is objections to possible viol ations of a permit to opera te the landfill gas collectio n system. The permits were issued b y the Florida Department of Environmental Protectio n Agency. According to Caswell s court filings, Wheeler want ed Caswell and other employe es to be on call without pay f or the alarms that monitor t he leachate system and the lan dfill gas flare, which is used to keep extra gas from buildin g up and causing an explosio n. Leachate is the water sy stem used to remove harmf ul chemicals from the syste m that produces the gas used in the asphalt plant. Additionally, according to the court records, Caswe ll informed Wheeler that t he flare alarm system was nev er connected. Caswell objected to t he schedule and to being sche duled to work alone in t he back of the landfill, a ha zardous area. Caswell also inform ed County settles lawsuit Former employee sued over firing See COUNTY, page 7A See VENDORS, page 7A See TREE, page 7A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY With paintings behind him, and paintings in front of him, Fred Leavitt, president of the Heartland Cultural Alliance prepares for the inaugural Art and Music Festival at the Lake Shore Mall starting Friday. Art, music to fill Lakeshore Mall next weekend See ART, page 7A News-Sun photos by KATARASIMMONS Courtney Floyd helps her dad Mike load up the family Christmas tree Saturday morning at Home Depot in Sebring. The Floyds traditionally buy a live tree right after the Thanksgiving holiday. Sunshine Nursery Owner Tony Oppold shakes out loose debris from a Christmas tree Saturday morning at the Severts Tree Farm lot in Sebring. Oppold, who manages the lot, said they received 463 trees in the first load and he expects another load of about 300 trees. By ANNE DINNOCENZIO APRetail WriterFor one day at least, you could almo st imagine the recession never happene d. Millions of the nations shoppers braved ra in and cold to crowd stores while othe rs grabbed online bargains on what could be the busiest Black Friday ever. Early signs pointed to bigger crowds at many stores including Best Buy, Sear s, Macys and Toys R Us, some of which h ad earlier openings than past years or ev en round-the-clock hours. Minnesotas Mall of America and mall operators Taubm an Centers Inc. and Macerich Co. also report ed more customers than last year. But the most encouraging sign for reta iling and for the economy was wh at Americans were throwing in their car ts. Shoppers still clutched lists and the buyin g frenzy was focused on the deals on TVs an d toys, but many were treating themselv es What recession? Shoppers eat up Black Friday deals See SHOPPERS, page 7A

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Special to the News-SunSEBRING More thanb 3 ,380 colorful shoe boxes f illed with toys, school supp lies, and other items were d ropped off at churches and o ther facilities around S ebring last week. It was N ational Collection Week for O peration Christmas Child, a nd the gift-filled shoe boxes a re now in the process of b eing shipped to needy child ren around the world. Even though National C ollection Week is over, its n ot too late to pack a shoe b ox. Operation Christmas C hild has launched Build A B ox, an online tool offering a personalized and conveni ent way to send Christmas g ifts to even more children. The Build ABox process i s simple: At www.occbuilda box.org, donors select a c hilds age and gender, shop t hrough an online selection o f toys, necessity items and s chool supplies and finish it o ff with a personalized note o f encouragement. The gift boxes will be a ssembled by volunteers at O peration Christmas Childs p rocessing center in C harlotte, N.C. Through t racking technology, donors can follow the box to find out where it will be delivered. In just minutes, you can highly customize your gifts to bring hope to a child in a desperate situation, said Jim Harrelson, vice president of Operation Christmas Child. This process is unlike anything weve ever done, and it will allow even more children to receive gift-filled shoe boxes. We want each of these children to know the true meaning of Christmas. Operation Christmas Childthe worlds largest Christmas projectis part of the international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritans Purse. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has delivered more than 77 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries. For information on Operation Christmas Child, call Margaret Sager 3860414 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ. 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Courtesy photo Volunteers help inspect and prepare shoe box gifts for overseas shipment at one of seven centers across the United States: Boone, N.C.; Charlotte, N.C.; Minneapolis; Atlanta; Denver; Orange County, Calif. and Honolulu, Hawaii. Still time to pack gift-filled shoe boxes through Build A Box By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Town Council voted to l eave the Oak Hill Cemetery gates perman ently open so families may have ready a ccess to their loved onesgraves. The issue was raised at the councils regul ar Monday meeting after members of the S ottile family had found themselves locked o ut of Oak Hill on a recent Sunday first at a round 10 a.m. and later at 1:30 p.m. when t hey went to visit Florida State Trooper N icholas Sottile, who was murdered in the l ine of duty in 2007. Consistent complaints about Oak Hill have f orced the Town Council to take actions, even t hough it has disbanded its cemetery committee as no longer necessary. Dawn Kurabieski whose mothers and granddaughters graves were desecrated in the past and who has had issues with the way the cemetery has been maintained said the cemeterys appearance has improved since a lawn service was contracted to take over the mowing, but problems still exist. Some trees, for example, have succumbed to disease and need to be removed. She also worried about further desecrations, and employees who didnt understand the importance of the place, or the feelings of the visitors. Town council member Debra Worley suggested surveillance cameras might be useful. Lake Placid unlocks Oak Hill Cemetery gates for families By LAURAWIDES-MUNOZ APHispanic Affairs WriterMIAMI She hung up on the next president, Barack Obama. Twice. She thought it was a prank. In an expert stroke of political spin, she immediately sent out a press release explaining the apparent snub as a mix-up. Meet Florida U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American to serve in Congress and the next in line to head the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The phone incident occurred in late 2008 as the president-elect reached out to potentially friendly Republicans and shortly after a radio host fooled Sarah Palin by impersonating the president of France on the phone. But it was vintage Ily, as she is known in Washington: frank, almost irreverent, yet imbued with an underlying seriousness and political savvy. It also was a reminder that Ros-Lehtinen, 58, presents an increasingly rare image these days a politician occasionally willing to work across the aisle. The legislator, who was re-elected with 69 percent of the vote, is a hawk on foreign affairs but breaks with her party on immigration, gay rights and other issues important to the people she represents CubanAmericans, gays, a strong Jewish community. California Democrat Howard Berman, who will surrender the Foreign Affairs Committee chairmanship in January, cautioned those who mistake Ros-Lehtinens enthusiasm and pleasantness for weakness. People greatly underestimate her skill and tenaciousness, he said. Under her watch, the committee is expected to push for stepped-up sanctions against North Kor ea and Iran, more oversight of the U.N. and a block on an y dialogue with Cuba. As a strong abortion foe, Ro sLehtinen also may try to chip away at the presiden ts executive order allowin g foreign aid for internation al groups that provide info rmation about abortion ser vices. I think she is going to be very active on Lat in America and oversigh t, making sure the administr ation is enforcing sanctions , Berman said. Ros-Lehtinen fled Cu ba with her family at age 7. S he taught elementary schoo l, then started running her ow n school. She was in t he Florida Legislature for s ix years before winning ele ction to the U.S. House in 1989, her bid brokered b y legendary Cuban-Americ an political king-maker Jor ge Mas Canosa. She complet ed her doctorate in educatio n while serving in Congress Cuban-American to head House Foreign Affairs By LAURAWIDES-MUNOZ Associated PressMIAMI Doctors were t rying to determine Friday w hether an American A irlines passenger who b ecame ill on a flight from t he Dominican Republic to M iami had cholera, but a uthorities stressed the dise ase is hard to spread through c ontact. Airline spokesman Tim S mith said the adult male b ecame ill during the flight T hursday evening and was h ospitalized upon arrival. E mergency medical services m et the flight and transported t he patient to Jackson M emorial Hospital. County h ealth care officials said he w as vomiting and experienci ng diarrhea on the plane but c autioned that the threat to other passengers was minimal. The risk of transmitting cholera from one person to another is very low, said Fermin Leguen, the countys chief physician and director of epidemiology. Normally, it is transmitted through an infected water supply. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund said the man was a doctor who had been treating cholera patients. It was unclear where he had been working, but Haiti, a neighbor of the Dominican Republic, has suffered a recent cholera epidemic, with more than 400,000 people expected to contract the disease. Sick airline passenger in Miami may have cholera

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In 2009, the legislature d ecided to fund GrowFL ( pronounced Grow-F-L) and t hat put into motion the crea tion of more than 400 jobs i n sectors that are usually w eak in the Florida economy l ike manufacturing, wholes ale, professional or scientifi c services. Not many other programs a re running right now whose m ain objective is to create j obs, which no one can argue a re much needed. As the Florida economy s hifts from real estate to o ther mainstays like light i ndustry, exploring ways to s upport these for-profit comp anies when they hit a glass c eiling is the only way to go. At no charge, GrowFLwill provide a suite of high-end, high-speed technical assistance and business tools to qualifying companies that have grown beyond the startup phase and need access to information and decisionmaking tools. No charge is a good thing, especially when jobs are on the line. Smaller governments, like Highlands County, should be searching for ways to recruit and retain the profile of businesses that GrowFLencourages as well. Companies that employ 10-100 employees, and pay at least the self-sufficiency wage of $11.80, are the type of companies that should be recruited to Highlands County. Additionally, there should be a similar program established by the county to help those companies already here expand their business. County-wide statistics show that the companies that are already here that employ 10-100 people make up about 6 percent of the business community, but employ 34 percent of the workforce. The 1-10 employee group retains over 48 percent of the workforce and makes up 61 percent of the businesses in the county. With those kinds of statistics, it is clear that county resources should be moved to help those two areas of businesses succeed, and that the county should offer more to recruit and retain those businesses. As we start a new legislative era in highlands County, we hope some thought will be given to job creation locally, and that programs like GrowFLare implemented here to help that process. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 3A EDITORIAL& OPINION TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com PRE-PRESSKEN BAREFIELDProduction Coordinator Ext. 594prepress@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Due to the delightful concept called the deadline, even though you are reading this column days after Thanksgiving, as I type it its the day before. At this moment in time, my uncooked turkey is still in the fridge, the cranberry sauce is unchilled, and the pies are uncooked. So even though its going to appear after the fact I thought Id share some thoughts this year about Thanksgiving. President George Washington issued the first national Thanksgiving proclamation in 1789. It was titled General Thanksgiving and called on citizens to express thanks to God for his blessings. The full text goes into a lot more detail than that and uses far prettier language. In fact, its so pretty I almost decided to just print the whole thing out for my column. But thanking God for His blessings on the fledging nation is the gist of the message. So, let me ask you: are we thankful? Lets be honest give us half a chance to complain, and we will. About the traffic. About the weather. You name it, someones out there griping about it. Even when we pray, all too often our attitude is, I need this, or this is whats wrong with my life, instead of, thank You for what Youve given me. Gratitude is a learned behavior. How many times did we stand over our children and instruct them to say thank you, when they received something? How often did our parents have to do the same thing to us when we were kids? Did we learn to be grateful? Or have we forgotten? Im not saying that this attitude is easy to cultivate. Today as I type this I admit Im having a hard time being thankful. Today its a lot easier to see the clouds in my life rather than the silver lining. All of us go through times like this. And its times like this we need to be reminde d of what we have, and the reasons we have to be grate ful. For example, after check ing the news, Im grateful Im not flying today. I don t have to deal with the question of very revealing scanner or intrusive patdown. Another thing to be thank ful for is that Im relatively healthy. Yes, I need to lose weight. Yes, I take enough pills to rattle when I walk. But overall no one is expec ting me to drop dead anytim e soon, and I can appreciate that. I have a husband who loves me, two sons who make me proud, and a daughter-in-law who is a jo y. Not everyone can claim suc h blessings, and I know I ofte n take them for granted. Despite the ups and dow ns and the things that make m e crazy about this country, it is still a great place to live. The freedoms I enjoy here in the United States are anoth er blessing I take for granted, because Ive known nothin g else. I pray we dont have t o lose these freedoms to reall y appreciate them. How about you? Are ther e blessings in your life youv e taken for granted? Even though its days past Thanksgiving its not too late to say thank you to God for them. And if those blessings come from anothe r person, you certainly can thank them as well. And let me close by thanking you, my readers, for letting me be a part of your lives all these years. You are a blessing to me an d Im grateful for each one o f you. I hope your holidays bring you much joy and many reasons to be thankfu l. Laura Ware is a Sebring re sident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady @ embarqmail.com Thanksgiving musings Lauras Look Laura Ware County should take notes on how to grow businesses G rowFLmight just be the best thing going in Florida for job creation right now, and other agencies s hould look at following their direction. Many highlights, not just one, to career E ditor: I would like to make a correct ion to a statement I made at the l ast Childrens Services Council m eeting, which was quoted in S undays (11-21-10) paper. In my n ervousness, I incorrectly stated t hat serving on the council was the h ighlight of my career. I should h ave said it was one of the highl ights of my 42-year career. There have been many special m oments in those 42 years, but the t rue highlight of my career happ ened in a court room in Miami in 2 004 when, through the efforts of m any, we won an asylum case for a m other and her two girls. Thank y ou for allowing me to to correct m y statement. Kathy Main SebringMore people we forget to remember E ditor: My wife and I attended the M .O.A.A. meeting at the Avon P ark Range last Saturday. It was q uite an affair since all the folks t heir except Buck MacLaughlin, t he commanding officer of the b ase, were old fogies from World W ar II. There were a lot of youngs ters there but they were a minorit y. The speaker was a gentleman w ho, with his crew, parachuted f rom their disabled plane and were r escued by partisans and returned t o their duty station. I am sure that the crew thanked t he guys who took them safely f rom the combat area; both the g round people and the pilots who f lew the evacuation plane into the e nemy area and removed the s tricken crew to safety. Here again the people for whom I am trying to get folks to apprecia te, the ones who save lives and others who take them to safety, get no credit for their efforts. I speak as one of the guilty ones. In all my flying time, did I ever have an engine even miss a beat? Never once. Did I ever think to thank the ground crews who worked their tails off to keep our ships in the air? The 11 men in the aforementioned crews lives were saved by the parachute they had strapped on their butts. Everyone opened and saved the life of its wearer. Did the crew think to thank the guy who packed the chutes? I venture to say that as I lapsed they never gave a thought to the guys who served but shed no blood. As I have mentioned in previous articles, the men who fought and bled deserve all the adulation they are getting, but for Gods sake lets give some notice to the myriad of people who shed no blood but without their work, no war would be won. Woodie Jackson SebringsMilitary Sea Services Museum says thank youEditor: The Military Sea Services Museum volunteers wish to thank the 30-plus people who toured the museum during its open house on Nov. 13. It always lifts our spirits when people tour the museum, especially when they comment on what a great place the museum is to visit. We especially wish to thank the operators of the Blood Mobile and Dave Wredes Wild Life Center for bringing Thunder (bald eagle) and participating in the days events. We also wish to thank the ladies of the museum for their bake sale and for the last minute food preparations. We wish to apologize to the visitors who were disappointed because we did not have the advertised Boy Scout barbecue and the sheriff office canine demonstration. For reasons beyond the museums control, the Boy Scouts and sheriffs office were unable to participate. Again, our sincere thank you to all who participated. Gene Kissner SebringSun N Lake a great tournament hostEditor: Just a big thank you to Christi Wolfe, community services director of Sun N Lake, for planning and holding a wonderful golf tournament with residents of Sun N Lake and Tanglewood communities. The event was terrific. New friendships were formed, weather was just great, as well as the food prepared as Sun N Lake Country Club for such a large turnout. Again, a round of applause for Christi and her staff for such a great job. We are all looking forward to more of these activities. Judy and Ned Doran SebringRoad and Bridge director responds quicklyEditor: I would like to thank County Road and Bridge Director Kyle Green for his prompt attention to a matter brought to his attention recently. Kyle returned my call within minutes and addressed my concerns with respect and professionalism. I was made to feel that the matters I spoke of would be handled immediately. Thank you, Kyle. Chad DuBose Avon Park Bouquets EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your lette r and include your address and phone number. Anonymous let ters will be automatically reject ed. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for every body. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S 27 South, Sebring, FL33870 ; drop it off at the same address ; fax 385-1954; or e-mail ed itor@newssun.com. 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He has r esearched and recorded the p iano music of Scott Joplin, J elly Roll Morton, and James P Johnson. He continues to perform in the United States, Canada, and Europe. In addition to his activities in the jazz and concert worlds, Hyman had a prolific career in New York as a studio musician and won seven Most Valuable Player Awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He acted as music director for such television programs as Benny Goodmans final appearance on PBS. He performed with Ken Peplowski at the Switzerland International Jazz Festival last June. The late Mel Torme said of Ken Peplowski, Since the advent of Benny Goodman, there have been too few clarinetists to fill the void that Goodman left. Ken Peplowski is most certainly one of those few. The man is magic. Not only is Peplowski an outstanding clarinetist and saxophone player, but hes also a charismatic entertainer who has been delighting audiences around the world for more than 30 years with his warmth, wit, and musicianship. Peplowski joined the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow during his college years. He later moved to New York City and his career flourished. In 1984, Benny Goodman hired Peplowski on tenor saxophone. He has collaborated with Mel Torme, Hank Jones, Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee, and George Shearing to name a few. The 2010-11 Jazz Series is sponsored by John and Evelyn Mills, Tom and Nancy Mitchell. The performance sponsor is Barbara A. Platte, D.D.S. and Robert Gillmore. Five Jazz Series performances are scheduled for the 2010-11 season. Ticket prices range from $24 to $27 and may be purchased online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at http://performances.southflorida.edu. Tickets may al so be purchased by calling t he SFCC Box Office at 78 47178 or by visiting the SFC C Box Office located in t he front the of the Theatre f or the Performing Arts, 600 W College Drive, Avon Pa rk from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m Monday-Friday. Hyman, Peplowski to to open SFCC Jazz Series Courtesy photo Top clarinetist and saxolphonist Ken Peplowski will perform in the opening act of the South Florida Community College Jazz Series. Courtesy pho to World-renowned jazz pianist Dick Hyman will perform in the opening act of the South Florida Community College Jazz Series. Special to the News-SunSEBRING On Nov. 23, not-for-profit C ornerstone Hospice provided comfort to some r esidents and family members at the Palms of S ebring by hosting a Celebration of Life servi ce for those who passed away over the last year. The holiday season can often be a difficult t ime to deal with the painful grief of losing someo ne you love. Also, as we deck the halls and c elebrate a time of thanksgiving with family and f riends, what better opportunity to remember that N ovember is National Hospice and Palliative C are Month than by caring for neighbors who h ave had a recent loss. More than 20 residents attended the service led by Cornerstone Chaplain Ken Geren of Avon Park. The message was titled Hope for the Holidays, and inspired the audience to take time to honor those who are no longer with us by observing the holiday traditions that they enjoyed most. To learn more about Cornerstone Hospice, visit the organizations Web site at www.corner stonehospice.org or call Autumn Egan, the nonprofits local representative at (863) 242-6462. Also, to help support Cornerstone Hospice, tickets are being sold at The Palms of Sebring for Chicken Dinners To Go on Tuesday. Tickets are $5 each; all proceeds will benefit Cornerstone Hospice patients and their families in Highlands County. Courtesy pho to Observing the program Celebration of Life earlier this week at The Palms of Sebring is the Cornerstone Hospice contingent (from left) Chaplain Ken Geren of Avon Park; Chaplain Willie Mincey; Frank Grimsby RN; Autumn Egan, clinical liaison and Ginny Wolfe, community relations coordinator. Cornerstone Hospice offers Celebration of Life

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By KEN KAYE South Florida Sun SentinelFORTLAUDERDALE, F la. (AP) Each day, about 1 5 dead people fly out of S outh Florida, taking a onew ay trip in a cargo hold to t heir final resting place. During the winter months, w hen snowbirds flock south, t he number of decedents jett ing home tends to increase. In Palm Beach County, a bout 2,600 were flown home l ast year, more than any other c ounty in the state. Broward w as next with about 1,900 a nd then Miami-Dade, with a bout 1,250. In all, about 18,800 dead p eople were flown out of F lorida last year, with about a t hird taking off from one of S outh Floridas three major a irports, according to Florida D epartment of Health r ecords. Grieving relatives, meanw hile, find last-minute airl ine tickets an expensive p roposition. While some carr iers still offer bereavement f ares, overall, the airline i ndustry has cut back on any k ind of last-minute discounte d seats. We tried everything, but w e really had to pay to make a n urgent flight, said D aniella Swanson, after her a unt died earlier this month. A fter checking with numero us airlines, Swanson and her b rother paid a combined $ 535 to fly one way on Spirit f rom Chicago, their homet own, to Fort Lauderdale for t he funeral. Her aunt, Susan M adori, a Broward School B oard candidate this year, w as cremated in South F lorida and her ashes were to b e shipped back to Chicago. Bereavement fares tend to b e steep because they usually a llow flexibility in scheduli ng a return trip, and somet imes they far exceed fullp rice tickets. For instance, to fly from F ort Lauderdale to New York o n Delta Air Lines on a r ecent Tuesday, the bereavem ent fare was $829, which a llowed for an open return t rip within 60 days, with the p rovision that seats are availa ble on the requested flight. D eltas regular fare on that d ay would have been $385 if p urchased at the last minute. T he same seat, purchased two w eeks in advance, cost about $ 160. Its not meant to be a barg ain, said Scott Nason, a D allas-based aviation cons ultant, who added that most b ereavement tickets cost a bout 35 percent less than f ull fare. He said carriers cant a fford to provide a great d eal to the bereaved. The a irline has sold most of its i nventory by then and is e xpecting to get top dollar for t he remaining seats. Most families make no a ttempt to fly on the same p lane as their loved one, but r ather seek the lowest price t wo or three days in advance o f a flight. That means the r elatives might arrive at the d estination first, because a body must be prepared for shipment by a funeral home and then dropped off at an airlines cargo center. Jewish people, whose religious customs call for burial within 48 hours, often find themselves scrambling to find an immediate flight. Their best options: Check online for the lowest available seats or plan to fly standby, travel experts say. Most airlines require proof that someone has died before granting a bereavement fare, such as verification by a funeral home or even a death certificate. But different airlines have different policies as to which family members are eligible. Some offer the fares only to immediate family; others, such as American, dont require a family connection. Were arent real fussy about it being a specific type of family member, said Tim Smith, an American Airlines spokesman. Aside from deaths, some carriers offer bereavement fares in emergency medical situations that require lastminute seats. Most low-fare airlines do not offer bereavement fares. Because much of South Florida is transplanted from the Northeast or Midwest, the deceased most often fly to New York, Newark, Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago. With about 3.2 million residents over the age of 65, Florida is a popular place to die. Families want to be together in life, and theres no difference for them in death, said Keenan Knopke, president of the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, based in Tallahassee. Sometimes, spouses will go to great lengths to make sure they remain near a departed partner, he said. One woman moved from New York to Chicago and had her deceased husbands casket exhumed to be reburied near her new home. She later moved to Tampa and did the same thing. Then she moved to Los Angeles. She disinterred her husband for a third time and transported him to California, Knopke said. She was in love with her husband and just wanted to be near him. When it comes to flying the departed to their ultimate destination, Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport is one of the busiest in the world. Because of its central location and wide range of domestic flights, it handles most of those who die in South Florida. Mark Telesca, funeral director in charge of Star of David Cemetery of the Palm Beaches, said the airlines generally charge $300 to $500, depending on the destination, to fly human remains in their cargo holds. The prices to Europe can be triple. Most bodies are embalmed and placed in a casket, which is then placed in whats known as an air tray, or a special protective cover, required by the airlines. If a casket isnt used, the remains can be placed in a combination unit, a special container that acts like a casket. Or, in the case of Jewish people who opt not to be embalmed, bodies are placed in a pouch with a protective lining and gel packs, which act to keep the temperature down, Telesca said. The airlines handle the remains as they would any other cargo, but are extremely discreet when placing them in cargo holds, said Mark Van Rees, funeral director for Fred Hunters Funeral Homes. He said that most of the time people never even notice a casket being loaded onto a plane. In most instances, funeral homes make the arrangements for a deceased person to be flown and then picked up at the destination airport by another funeral home. Ronald BerryRonald Irvin Berry, 73, of Lake Placid died Nov. 19, 2010. Born in Canal Point, he had lived in Lake Placid since 1997. He worked in the produce business for 41 years. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Paula; son, Brian; daughter, Rhonda Caruso; and five grandchildren. Visitation and funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 27 at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel, Sebring, with the Rev. Steve Trinkle officiating. Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.newssun.com/obituaries .Kenneth A. Flagg Sr.Kenneth A. Flagg Sr., 73, of Avon Park died Nov. 23, 2010. Born in Worchester, Mass., he had lived here since 1972. He was owner and operator of Kens Handyman Service and Kens Sod, Lawn, and Landscape Service. He was a long-time member of Community Bible Church. He is survived by his wife, Linda S.; daughters, Cynthia Flagg and Linda Wack; sons, Kenneth Jr. and Jeff; stepdaughter, Lorrie Beerbower; stepson, Bradley Graf; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Amemorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 with Pastor Don Seymour, Pastor Ken Mosser and Poinciana Lodge No. 227 officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Bible Church. Arrangements are with Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park.Patricia GreenPatricia E. Green, 55, of Avon Park died Nov. 25, 2010. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, a military dependent she grew up across the United States. She had lived here since 1997 coming from Okanawa, Japan. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Avon Park and had served in the U.S. Air Force. She is survived by her husband, Dennis C.; mother, Jaunita Bergeron; son, Dennis P.; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Martin; sisters, Rebecca Leroy, Dine Mondelto and Priscilla McDaniels; brother, Bill Bergeron; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park. Afuneral service will be held at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jon Beck officiating. Interment will follow in Bougainvillea Cemetery, Avon Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Relay for Life, Avon Park, c/o Fountain Funeral Home.Barbara HendersonBarbara Joan Henderson, 59, of Wauchula died Nov. 25, 2010. Born in Dade City, she moved to Highlands County in 1963 and to Wauchula in 1973. She was a medical records coder, and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Wayne M.; daughters, Karen Pella and Kim Barber; mother Edith Mae Harford; brothers, Billy Retherford and Dennis Retherford; sisters, Carol McCullough and Connie Hancock; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Agraveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Hope Cemetery in Wauchula. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Good Shepherd Hospice, 4418 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL 33872.Gerald MacDonaldGerald K MacDonald, 6 7, of Sebring di ed Nov. 21, 2010. Born in Newton, Mass., he had liv ed in Sebring for 13 years. H e was a truck driver. He serv ed in the United States Navy. Survivors include his wif e, Carole. Condolences may be expressed by visitin g www.newssun.com/obitua ries. Memorial contributio ns may be made to Goo d Shepherd Hospice, 4418 Su n 'N Lake Blvd., Sebring, F L 33872. Arrangements we re handled by the Dowd en Funeral Home, Sebring. Page 6ANews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Would Dad have wanted it that way?Serving our community since 1925. Locally owned & operated. www.stephensonnelsonfh.comSebring, FL 33870 385-0125 Avon Park, FL 33825 453-3101Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home & CrematoryPreplanning a funeral is not something you do for yourself Its something you do for your family. It spares them from making emotional decisions decisions that may not be consistent with your own wishes. We specialize in prearrangements for your familys sake.Proud to serve Sebring, Lake Placid & Avon Park Dorothy Atkins, age 92, passed away November 22, 2010. Born in Rochester, New York on August 2, 1918, she came to Winter Haven from Avon Park in 2000. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Winter Haven and former member of First Baptist Church in Avon Park for 62 years. She is preceded in death by her son, Quinton W. Atkins. She is survived by daughter, Sharmon (Jerry) Hill, Winter Haven, Florida; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 4:30 6:30 p.m., Sunday Evening, November 28, 2010 at Crisp-Coon Funeral chapel in Winter Haven. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 29, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Avon Park. Burial will follow service at Bougainvillea Cemetery in Avon Park. CRISP-COON FUNERAL HOME Winter Haven, Florida 33880 863-294-4141DOROTHY ATKINS BOOKKEEPER/WELLS MOTOR CO. Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans M emorial VFWPost 9853 w ill have football on five big s creens today. For more i nformation and menu select ion, call 452-9853.ESE hosts Special Stars DaySEBRING The E xceptional Student E ducation Department of T he School Board of H ighlands County will host t he fifth annual Special Stars D ay at Firemens Field a cross from Sebring High S chool from 9 a.m. to noon W ednesday. The event will a gain offer track and field c ontests to more than 120 s pecial needs children around the district. New this year will be a Pep Rally for the large amount of children who participate from Memorial Elementary School in Sebring. The school-wide Pep Rally will take place at the school at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday and will celebrate past successes and cheer the children on who will participate this year.Road closed temporarilyHighlands County Road and Bridge Department will close Northern Boulevard from Marabello Road to Durrance Road at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday for road repairs. Detours will be posted. For further information, contact the Highlands County Road and Bridge Department at 402-6529. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Flagg Green Henderson OBITUARIES Courtesy pho to Highlands Art League will host its third annual Wine Tasting fund raising event on Saturday at the historic Kenilworth Lodge from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Five different food stations will feature different countrys foods and wines to compliment that country. Microbeer tastings will be provided as well as a cash cigar bar. Musical entertainment will be provided by Gary Oliver. There will be artists painting live as well as a silent auction going on for guests to enjoy. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at Highlands Art League, 385-5312, or come by 1989 Lakeview Drive. Janet King (right), who participated in a past event, painted the lady in the hat for this years invitation. Wines, food and art Bereavement fares high for relatives

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We always sell Frasier firs, nothing else, Barbara Druggers said. The Druggers have noticed the Frasiers are the most popular among the types of trees, but that isnt the reason they sell them. The last the longest in Florida, they stay fresher and have the least fire hazard, Druggers explained. The warm temperatures in Florida have presented problems for families trying to maintain a bright, green tree throughout the holiday season but the Druggers are confident that the Frasier firs are the best tree. B & J Services opened up for business Friday morning and are expecting to have a very busy weekend after all the shoppers are done in the stores. Trees range from five to 12 feet tall and are priced between $40 and $300. Only a few yards down the road, on the opposite side of the highway, a second tree vendor had a full tent of Frasier firs ready to go as well. Servert Trees tent was packed full of fresh Frasiers, and has been open and selling since Tuesday. Managers Kim and Tony Oppold were ready before the Black Friday rush in hopes of getting a jump start and more eager customers. The Oppolds started receiving calls the week before Thanksgiving wondering when their trees would arrive. We specialize in larger trees. There arent many vendors around who carry the big trees we have here, said Kim Oppold. Since last Tuesday, Servert has already sold four 14-foot Frasiers. Inn on the Lakes got their tree here, so it makes sense for a business to have a large tree on display, but weve had people from Wauchula, Arcadia and Okeechobee also by the 14foot ones, Kim Oppold said. Oppold said that purchasing the larger trees can become very costly and hopes that families consider this when picking out a tree. The 14 footers are $650 but they could go higher, said Kim Oppold. The trees at Servert range from $29 for the smaller trees all the way to $650 for the larger ones. The company also sells a newly popular item that has been grabbing and keeping customersattention during demonstrations. We also have the specia lized iron tree stand. Its so simple to use. You basically just slide the tree into the stand, none of the old screw ing the bolts into the base o f the tree while somebody holds it and youre getting needles everywhere. This one is very easy, Oppold said. Servert Fraiser fir trees are from Virginia and thoug h the trees come from differe nt farms, both vendors agree that the Frasier firs are the safest and longest-lasting tree. The firs are also one o f the better looking trees and take little effort to upkeep. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7A Listen Every Friday @ 9:10am to Ask A Mechanic with Barry Foster on TK730Full Service Automotive CenterHONESTY WITH A SMILE Clint CoolOwner/Technician Over 15 Years Exp. ASE/Factory Certied4320 US 27 N. 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Additionally, when Caswell seeks future job references, the county agreed to provide only his job title, dates of employment and salary information. Wheeler was terminated by the county in September, also for insubordination and for failing to provide accurate records of time worked. Wheeler has asserted that he was fired because he challenged the Highlands County administrator on the expenditure of solid waste funds. This $6 million and the millions of dollars removed from the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund prior to 2005 is a gross mismanagement of public funds, Wheeler wrote in his September grievance appeal. I consider this disciplinary action as being retaliatory for having pursued compliance with Florida Statute 403.706. prime. Look for a tree with strong branches to hold ornaments. The needles should be soft and flexible. They should not fall off easily if you run your hand over boughs of the tree. Remember, a healthy tree can last several weeks if it is brought indoors freshly cut and maintained with regular watering. Be sure to shake the tree out before you transport it home. This will loosen any dead branches and needles, which will make a mess of your car and home. Most tree lots and farms will wrap the tree in netting so that it stays condensed and portable for the trip home. Tie it securely so you dont end up with an airborne tree on the roads home, which has happened to many people. Also, be sure to cut off an inch to two inches of the trunk off to promote good water absorption later on. When the tree is home, carefully bring it indoors (those door measurements will come in handy now). Make sure that your tree stand will fit the circumference of the trees trunk. Do not shave the sides of the trunk to get it to fit or you risk compromising how long the tree will last. Acut tree first can absorb as much as one gallon of water 24 hours after it is cut. After that the general rule is that a tree needs approximately one quart of water per inch of trunk diameter. Adding special mixes to the water will not help it last any longer. Pops, the Highlands Little Theatre, Steve Jones, Mark Manley, Andrea Maphis, M Squared, Diane Osborne, Reaching Higher, Kenny Summers, the Sweet Adelines, and the Youth Artists Strings now, what happens? The inaugural Music and Art Festival at the Lakeshore Mall, thats what. The festival space will be open, filled with color and sound, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Approximately 100 chairs will be set out in front of the stage. Presented by the Heartland Cultural Alliance, the festival celebrates local artists and musicians, providing the community an introduction to an impressive array of local talent and styles. From photographs to watercolors to acrylic; from bagpipes to violins to clarinets the festival showcases the creativity within Highlands County. The response has been overwhelming, said Fred Leavitt, president of the alliance and an artist and musician himself. He said he bought 60 special hangers to mount the artwork and found they werent half of what he needed. Leavitt is thrilled with being overwhelmed. He said too much talent is wasting away in dark corners. Too many (art works) have gone to sleep because they are unseen, he said. We have of lots of fine musicians performing a great variety of music theres a lot of talent here, a huge resource that has not been tapped. Leavitt said Dave McCoy, owner of WFHT 1390 AM radio, had the original idea of a music festival, and will be simulcasting the event. It was when Jenny Cheek, of the Lakeshore Mall, showed Leavitt the empty space he could use, however, that all Leavitt could see were empty walls needing to be filled and so the festival grew. Entrance is free. The art work is for sale. Artists are donating 15 percent from each sale to the alliance. An opening party takes place Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Come meet the artists and musicians, have a light refreshment. The festival space is in the K-Mart half of the mall, next to Alan Jay and oppow hile they bought gifts f or others, adding items l ike boots, sumptuous s weaters, jewelry and e ven dresses for special o ccasions. Elayne Breton and her d aughter Michelle got to M arylands Mall in C olumbia around 7 a.m. A few hours later, M ichelle had picked out s everal presents for hers elf, including a pair of U GG boots, perfume and a n iPod Touch. At N ordstrom, she scored a l ong-sleeved purple shirt t hat her mother let her w ear out of the store. Last year we were c areful, said Elayne, w hose husbands beer d istribution business has s tarted to pick up again. This year well do m ore. The strong Black F riday builds on retailers m omentum after a solid s tart to November. S hoppers who can afford i t are buying more n onessentials, like jewelr y and luxury goods. Last year, consumers w ere extremely into the b asics, the socks, the pill ows, said Keith Jelinek, d irector of the global r etail practice at consulti ng firm AlixPartners. This year, theyre hung ry to dress up their w ardrobes, their homes. S hoppers were buying i tems with a little more p izazz, trendier sweaters, s heets in higher thread c ounts. He cautioned that t heyre not looking to r eplace everything just l ooking for a few special i tems. Theyre still very v alue-conscious, he a dded. Macys CEO Terry L undgren said there were 7 ,000 people outside its M anhattan flagship store f or its 4 a.m. opening, up f rom 5,000 people a year a go. The difference b etween this year and last y ear was that last year, p eople had a budget and a l ist. Theyre doing the s ame thing this year but t heyre also buying for t hemselves, he said. A mong some of the hot s ellers were a luggage set f or $49.99 and $39.99 c ashmere sweaters. He noted that two g roups that helped fuel c ustomer traffic were y oung shoppers, ages 15 t o 25, and men, both of w hom were buying for t hemselves. Sharply reduced prices o n flat-screen TVs helped f uel many storessales, a ccording to Marshal C ohen, market research a nalyst at NPD Group I nc. Stores were grapp ling with a glut of TVs h eading into the season b ecause they had overest imated consumer d emand. Research firm S hopperTrak is expected t o release Black Friday d ata on Saturday, but a f ull picture of how retaile rs fared for the overall w eekend wont be known u ntil Thursday when m ajor retailers report t heir monthly sales r esults. For the economy, the q uestion remains: Will s hoppers keep it up? Nearly 15 million peop le remain unemployed, a nd concerns about job s ecurity cloud consumer c onfidence. Spending is p icking up but has not r eturned to pre-recession l evels. And shoppers h avent let go of many c autious habits learned f rom the Great Recession. Many purchased with c ash, and layaway r emained popular as s hoppers try to budget. County settles lawsuit Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Art, music to fill Lakeshore Mall next weekend Vendors load up on trees News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMON S Ethan Cooper, 8, shops for the perfect Christmas tree Saturday morning with the help of Home Depot Salesperson Josh Martinez at the Sebring store. Tree care made easy Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN Shoppers eat up Black Friday deals Continued from page 1A

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Their representat ives were impressed with the t heatres design and arranged to professionally photograph the theatre immediately after its completion in spring 2010. We didnt know that the photo would end up in Husseys catalog, Little said. Were proud to be part of that. The SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts is one of only three facilities in the nation to be featured in the catalog for their use of Quattro modular chairs. The other two are the McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany, Ohio, and the New Orleans Superdome. SFCC Theatre featured in Hussey Seating Catalog Courtesy photo South Florida Community College Theatre for the Performing Arts is featured as the center spread in the current catalog for Quattro chairs by Hussey Seating. The theater was recently remodeled using Hussey Seating. At this time of year, many people o verindulge, whether its overeating o r drinking too much at holiday part ies or spending too much on gifts a nd decorations. Youll regret the f ormer the next morning; but with o verspending you may not feel the h angover effect until the bills come d ue in January. Here are a few tips for managing h oliday expenses to avoid a holiday s pending hangover: Budgeting. Before spending a d ime on holiday expenses, calculate h ow much you can afford relative to y our overall budget. Many financial p lanners recommend spending no m ore than 1.5 percent of annual i ncome on holiday expenses. C onsider: Will your savings cover a few m onthsexpenses in case of a layoff, unexpected medical bills or another financial emergency? Can you pay off all holiday-related bills within a couple of months? Do you already struggle to pay your monthly bills? Would you need to suspend retirement savings to buy gifts? Scale back. Examine how much youve spent in past years and look for areas to trim. Consider: gifts for family, friends and coworkers; decorations; new clothes/accessories; gift wrap and cards; special meals; year-end gratuities; and travel-related expenses. Afew tips: Review old credit card and bank statements to jog your memory. Arrange gift lotteries with family, friends and coworkers so you each buy fewer, nicer gifts. Suggest pooling resources to make a sizeable group charitable contribution rather than individual gifts to each other. Get organized. Once youve determined your overall holiday budget, make a list or spreadsheet with columns for: Everyone you need to shop for relatives, friends, coworkers, service providers, etc. Spending limits and gift alternatives for each person. How much you actually spend on each gift. (Overspending on one present means trimming somewhere else.) What you gave each person to avoid giving them the same thing next year. What each person gave you. That way, you wont accidentally re-gift something to the same person. Other expenses (decorations, etc.) Gift cards: If you give gift cards, several changes were made to laws governing these cards. For gift cards sold on or after August 22, 2010, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 requires that: Money loaded on gift cards must not expire for at least five years from date of purchase or after funds were last added. If the card expires but the funds Budget wisely to avoid a holiday spending hangover By SAMANTHAGHOLA R sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Ane w establishment is open an d ready for the public. Th in and Healthys Tot al Solution is a new lifesty le facility geared toward t he people who wish to ha ve more healthy lifestyl es and loss weight t he healthy way. Sherri Pickard is t he owner/manager of Tot al Solution and describ es the facility as a medica lly supervised weight lo ss center. The center is backed by a doctor wh o assists clients in the ir weight loss goals. Pickard has 20 years of business experience an d has a set plan to he lp clients reach goals of weight loss and a new an d healthy lifestyle. We focus on ea ch individual and hold the m by the hand, teach them and coach them into a new person with a healt hier lifestyle, sa id Pickard. Total Solution clien ts average weight loss du ring their first week is between seven and 1 0 pounds, according to Pickard. The members of the Total Solution cent er are coached and motiva ted into a better and hig her level of health. Pickard and the sta ff work to help clients lo se New weight loss center up and running Personal Finance Jason Alderman See HOLIDAY, page 4B See WEIGHT, page 4B

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 3B From all the Doctors and StaffVERNON MURPHY, M.D. Internal Medicine 3323 Medical Hill Road Sebring, Florida 33870 863-471-9000 NATALIA RODRIGUEZ, M.D. Internal Medicine 3319 Medical Hill Road Sebring, Florida 33870 863-382-2429 KWABENA POBI, M.D. Urologist 3607 S. Highlands Ave. Sebring, Florida 33870 863-382-2576 DONALD WARE, D.O. Family Practice 2341 US Hwy 27 S. Banyan Plaza Sebring, Florida 33870 863-471-3500 TAHIR S. CHAUDHRI, M.D. Orthopedics 3315 Medical Hill Road Sebring, Florida 33870 863-314-9308 ROBERT MIDENCE, M.D.EUCLIDES MARMOLEJOS-BAEZ, M.D.Internal Medicine 3700 Emergency Lane Sebring, Florida 33870 863-386-4302 THOMAS C. LACKEY II, D. O. Surgeon 917 Mall Ring Road Sebring, Florida 33872 863-402-5600 M. BRAIMAH SAAKA, M.D. Vascular Surgeon 2401 US 27 South Sebring, Florida 33870 863-314-0141 SUMMER KHAN, M.D. DAVID GUERRA, M.D. OB/GYN 3425 S. Highlands Ave. Sebring, Florida 33870 863-471-1703 CINDY HARRIS, D.O. Family Medicine 401 W. Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, Florida 33852 863-465-1725 1 1 1 5 2 8 4 7 6 3

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Page 4BNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com 24 HOUR ROAD SERVICE 1109 W. MAIN STREET AVON PARK452-2031 Complete Car Care Brakes Shocks Alignments Oil Service Tune-Ups Mon -Fri. 9am-4pm Closed Wed.863-385-3497130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, FL 33870 Your Ear Care StoreHelping Highlands County Hear Better For Over 40 Years 3310 Hwy 27 South Sebring, FL 33870863-402-2786For information about supporting your Chamber of Commerce on this page, contact us at: 863-385-6155Thank You to the following businesses for supporting the Avon Park and Sebring Chambers of Commerce. 601 W. Main St. Avon Park, Florida 33825 (863) 452-0101 Avon Park (863) 635--6426 Frostproof sales@managementexperts.com www.managementexperts.comCONSULTING ACCOUNTING TAXES PAYROLL Forrest H. Hilton, CPA, PACertified Public Accountant702 US 27 North Avon Park, FL 33825 Phone: (863) 452-2906 Fax: (863) 452-1147 E-Mail: hiltoncpa@embarqmail.com Warrens Auto SalesA Good Car At A Fair PriceSINCE 1977811 U.S. Hwy. 27 South Avon Park, FL(863) 452-2931 FAX (863) 453-7698E-mail: warrens@strato.net www.warrensautosales.com UPCOMINGEVENTSDecember 3Sebring Christmas Parade December 5-12 Treasures of Christmas December 10-11Christmas Village December 10Gallery & Downtown Walk December 10Heartland Pops December 11Hammock Park Concert Series December 11Saturday Night Cruise Car Show December 18Car Show Dec. 31-Jan.1New Years Eve Bash December 6Christmas on Main Street December 10-11Christmas in the Village December 11Santa in the Park (Lake Placid) December 17-18Christmas in the Village AVON PARK SEBRING Grow Your Business Advertise with the News-Sun! HAPPY HOLIDAYS h avent, you can request a f ree replacement card. Inactivity and service f ees may not be charged u ntil after 12 months of i nactivity; after that, only o ne such fee may be d educted from the balance e ach month. All fees must be clearly d isclosed on the card or its p ackaging. Afew additional tips: Note return policies for s tores and online shopping s ites. Watch for deadlines, e xclusions for sale or cleara nce items and restocking charges. Retain receipts. Many retailers will refund the price difference if an item goes on sale within a few weeks after purchase. Check whether your credit card agreement provides free product warranty extensions and/or price protection (i.e., will reimburse the difference if you find an identical item for less). Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ PracticalMoney Continued from page 1B 10, 20 or even 50 pounds. Its not easy but whatever their goal is, we make it more attainable and motivate them to a better well being, Pickard said. The new facility helps people maintain a healthier lifestyle and to let go of the quick-fix weight loss plan. Total Solution guides individuals on a healthy track to become a better you. The center utilizes safe and easy ingredients to give clients the results they wish. Metabolism re-training, healthy food motiv ation, and coaching are ju st a few of the componen ts that makes Total Solutio n different than any oth er center, Pickard said. Thin and Healthys Tot al Solution is located at 1 3 Ryant Blvd. in Sebrin g. The operating hours a re Monday through Thursd ay from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m and Friday 9 a.m. un til noon and by appointme nt after hours. For more informatio n please contact Sher ri Pickard or Dr. Waldron at 471-2500. Continued from page 1B BUSINESS Weight loss center now open in Sebring Holiday spending can lead to painful debt Associated Press LISBON, Portugal Europe struggled mightily Friday to keep the debt crisis from engulfing country after country. Portugal passed austerity measures to fend off the speculative trades pushing it toward a bailout and Ireland rushed to negotiate its own imminent rescue. As Portugal and Spain insisted they will not seek outside help, creating an eery sense of deja-vu for investors, Europe braced for what seems inevitable more expensive bailouts. The Portuguese Parliament approved an unpopular debtreducing package, including tax hikes and cuts in pay and welfare benefits. But while that helped to avoid a sharper deterioration in bond markets, the sense among analysts was that the move had only bought a little time. Adding to the pressure, Irelands major banks were hit with credit downgrades one to junk bond status as speculation mounted that the EU-IMF bailout of Ireland, to be revealed within days, would require investors to take losses, a possibility that was earlier denied by officials. Debt turmoil, contagion fears sweep Europe

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida Community College garnered an array of awards and recognition during the 61st Annual Florida Association of Community Colleges (FACC) Convention in Jacksonville, Nov. 17-19. SFCC received four Communications and Marketing Commission Awards of Excellence for informational and promotional material. The colleges Community Relations and Marketing Department received second place in the Newsletter Electronic category for Panther Tales, the college employee newsletter. The department garnered second place in the Brochure category for a printed piece promoting enrollment in the SFCC Summer Bridge Program. Asecond place award in the Newsletter Print category went to the SFCC Cultural Programs newsletter, Artist Applause. Aphotograph of two SFCC students in the Bungee Run competition during the 2009 Community College Week won second place in the Best Photography in a Published Piece category. SFCCs FACC chapter received a membership award for having 50 percent or more of employees as members and was designated a Region IVGold Chapter based on points it earned for such factors as membership, participation in state and regional commissions, education and social activities, and fundraising. Melanie Jackson received a Region IV Unsung Hero Award for her work in raising money for the scholarship fund through the annual SFCC Holiday Luncheon. Several SFCC employees were elected to commission boards. Dr. Robert Flores became the director of Region IVand the Facilities Commission, while Cheryl Arpasi remains secretary/treasurer of that commission. Tami Cullens was elected secretary of the Trustees Commission. Melanie Jackson will serve as past-chair of the Technology Commission and on the Bylaws Committee. Courtney Green was elected treasurer and Susan Cartwright was elected secretary of the Occupational Workforce Commission. Lena Phelps was elected treasurer of the Learning Resources Commission, and Jennifer Young was elected treasurer of the Communications and Marketing Commission. SFCCs attendees proved once again to be a lucky group as many walked away with an assortment of small door prizes and silent auction items. Cathy Lewis won a fall harvest basket, a Mary Kay basket, and a gardeners basket while Phelps won an FSU basket, an Indian River Press basket, and a Miami International Book Fair basket from the silent auction. The biggest prize went to Keith Loweke who won a two-night stay at the Wyndham Hotel-West Shore in Tampa. The 61st annual convention also proved to be a historical one as convention delegates voted to approve a health care plan for part-time employees and to officially change the name of FACC to the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC). SFCCs delegates to the convention were Arpasi, Cartwright, Eddie Cuencas, Dr. Flores, Green, Callie Johnson, Lewis, Loweke, Lindsay Lynch, Phelps, Laura Wade, and Young. Also attending were Jackson, Dr. Norm Stephens, SFCC president, and members of the SFCC District Board of Trustees Tim Backer, Cullens, and Gary Delatorre. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com 283 US 27 North Village Fountain Plaza Sebring 471-2852www.thebulbbin.com HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS Several More Styles to Choose From All Tiffany animals 50% offWe also have lots & lots of closeout items such as fans, xtures and lamps. WINDOW TINTINGAUTO COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL OVER 21 YEARS EXPERIENCE TRUCK & AUTO ACCESSORIES863-471-9494330 US Hwy 27 N. Unit 4 Sebring, FL LIFETIME WARRANTY ON WINDOW TINTING! BUG SHIELDS TOOL BOXES SEAT COVERS BED LINERS & MUCH MORE! CUSTOM GOLF CARTS ALSO AVAILABLE CHALKTALK Courtesy photo Sherry Vretta, second-grade HAART teacher at Woodlawn Elementary School, applied for and won a grant. The grant will be used to purchase a classroom set of books, a script, activities, costumes, and props for Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Students will focus on story structure, work on the set and props and present the play later in the year. Students will memorize lines and deliver them with the correct phrasing and intonation. Studies show that repeated reading sufficiently improves fluency, word recognition, and comprehension. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South F lorida Community C ollege Community E ducation is offering new c lasses this spring at the H ighlands Campus, Avon P ark. Aquabics is a modera tely-paced aerobic water e xercise class for toning a nd building strength in a h eated pool. Water exerc ise is easy on the joints b ut still provides resista nce. Morning and e vening classes will be o ffered Jan. 10-Feb. 28. F or detailed days and t imes, call 453-6661, ext. 7 388. Aquacize is a gentle w ater exercise class for p eople with arthritis and i s sanctioned by the A rthritis Foundation. T he classes are held in a h eated pool. The classes m eet Jan. 10-Feb. 28. For d etailed days and times, c all 453-6661, ext. 7388. Work out on state-oft he-art, 10-station N autilus equipment in the N autilus class. Afitness i nstructor will design a p rogram with the stud ents goals in mind. The c lass meets from 5:306 :30 p.m. Monday and W ednesday, Jan. 10-Feb. 2 8. The cost is $39 for the t erm. Learn the graceful art o f Tai Chi and improve y our balance, flexibility, b reathing, and muscle s trength and control. The c lass meets from 5:306 :30 p.m. Monday and W ednesday, Jan. 10-Feb. 2 8 and the cost is $39. In Conversational S panish, students will l earn the fundamentals of s peaking and understandi ng Spanish. The class m eets from 5:30-7:30 p .m. Thursdays, Jan. 13F eb. 24. The cost is $62. The Creative Writing c lass will enhance writing s kills for both fiction and n onfiction work. Focus w ill be on basic writing s kills, creating written p rojects, critique for writt en projects, building c haracters and plots, and r efining work. How to b uild a novel and market y our work will also be c overed. The class is held T uesdays, Jan. 18Feb. 2 2 and costs $53. Basic Home Computer I I will teach students the c omponents of your pc s ystem, the PC desktop, i cons, opening multiple w indows, screensavers a nd backgrounds. This c lass is for beginning c omputer students worki ng with Microsoft W indows XP. Class meets f rom 5:30-7:30 p.m. M ondays, Jan. 10-Feb. 2 8. The cost is $85 and i ncludes a book. Register in Building B a t the Highlands Campus o r any SFCC campus or c enter. For more informat ion, contact Lauren R edick at 453-6661, 4655 300, 773-2252, or 4947 500, ext. 7388 or 7392. Community Education classes set at SFCC SFCC shines at FACC Convention Vretta wins grant for Woodlawn Elementary Special to the News-SunSouth Florida Community Colleges Community Education Department is offering a series of Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training (ADAPT) courses for first-time drivers license applicants. The four-hour courses will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the SFCC DeSoto Campus, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia; or 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 at the SFCC Hardee Campus, 2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $32 and may be paid by cash, check, or credit card. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFCC campus or center. Also being offered is a series of Safe Driving Accident Preventio n Program (SDAPP) cours es for drivers who ha ve received a traffic citation. The four-hour cours es will be held from 8:3 012:30 p.m. Saturday at t he SFCC Highlands Campu s, 600 W. College Driv e, Avon Park; from 5:30-9:3 0 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8 at the SFCC DeSoto Campu s, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave ., Arcadia, and from 8:3 0 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Saturday, Dec. 11 at t he SFCC Hardee Campu s, 2968 U.S. 17 N. Bowlin g Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $37 an d may be paid by cash, chec k, or credit card. For more information o n either of these classes, co ntact the Communi ty Education Department at 453-6661, 465-5300, 49 47500, 773-2252, or 38 26900, ext. 7388. Classes offered for drivers at SFCC Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect. 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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7B 382-2525356 W. Center Ave. Sebring, FL www.highlandslittletheatre.org.The mission of Highlands Little Theatre is to provide a venue for community participation in live theatrical productions, thereby enhancing the quality of cultural arts in the Highlands County, Florida area. December 4 & 5 Variety ShowTwo Performances Each Day 2:30 & 7 PM Adult (12 & Up) $10 Child (11 & Under) $5 January 13 30, 2011 March 25 Apr. 10, 2011 Aug. 19 Sept. 4, 2011 June 3 19, 2011

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LIVING C SECTION News-Sun Sunday, November 28, 2010 FAMILYFEATURES T his holiday season, share seasonal celebrations and traditions with the entire family, including four-legged family members. According to a national PetSmart survey, 72 percent of pet parents include their pet in holiday festivities. The holidays are about being with our loved ones and t hat includes our pets, too, said PetSmart Veterinarian and P et Care Expert Dr. Robyn Jaynes. Whether its including y our pet in a family photo, taking them on a family trip or g iving that perfect holiday gift or treat, its important for pet p arents to consider the unique behaviors of each and every p et. As families everywhere kick off the season, PetSmart has a f ew simple tips to help pet parents make it a safe and enjoya ble time for their pets. Put Up Pet-Friendly DecorKeep your pets safety in mind and help furry friends steer clear of dangerous decorations.Holiday lights mean extra electrical cords and plugs. For pets, these items are tempting chew toys. Taking extra time to tape down or cover cords will help prevent shocks, burns or more serious injuries.Christmas trees are sure to attract a pets attention. Secure Christmas trees to keep them from toppling over if a pet should try to climb them, use them as a scratching post or simply bump into them.Forgo small ornaments, especially balls, bells and tinsel that are attractive to pets but deadly if consumed. Traveling With Furry FriendsMany families travel at this time of year. Whether pet parents are taking their pets along or leaving them at home, its important to make sure their pets are safe and comfortable. Pet parents who board their pets should look for facilities that are clean and have friendly, responsive staff and strict policies on health and safety issues. If pets are included in a familys travel plans, many resources can help you find hotels that accommodate pets. Visit www.petswelcome.com for more information.Many products are available to keep pets safe in the car, including harnesses and barriers that secure pets in the back of the vehicle.Help Pets Get Camera-Ready Just like the rest of the family, pets need to look their best for the holiday photo or the traditional shot on Santas lap. Try these tips to prepare your pet: Help your pets look their best with a pre-photo bath.For pets that enjoy dressing up, holiday outfits such as a reindeer or Santa costume, cable knit sweater, elf hat or jingle bel l collar are festive.Having treats or special toys on-hand can keep pets from getting anxious while in line and also help them behave during the photo To find out when and where you can have your pets photo take n with Santa Claws, visit www.petsmart.com.Keep Pets Calm and Comfortable The holiday season can be hectic for pets with the hustle and bustl e of parties, travel and family dinners. To ease pet stress, pet parents should be mindful of the following: Pets may not understand why their usually quiet home is fille d with people and noise. Provide pets with a quiet place to retreat. Pet parents often think theyre treating their pets with table scraps from their holiday meals. The danger, say PetSmart ve terinarians, is that dogs can become seriously ill from human foods because they do not have the same digestive system or nutritional needs as people. For the most part, pets should stay indoors during the cold win ter months. Some dogs may not adjust as well to the cold weather, so pet parents may consider sweaters to keep their pe ts warm. Fisher-Price Inspired by classic Fisher-Price icons, the whimsical toys for dogs feature items such as the Xylobone, Chatter Pup Telebone and Ruff-a-Stack. Available in two sizes small ($7.99) and large ($11.99).Martha Stewart Holiday Collection The holiday Nordic Fair Isle sweater from the exclusive Martha Stewart Pets collection keeps your four-legged famil y members cozy during the cold winter months. Available for just $19.99.Stockings forDogs and Cats PetSmarts classic holiday value pack stockings are filled with an assortment of toys for cats and dogs. Pet parents can pick a theme that matches their pet s personality, such as the merry pink gingerbread-man or the classic red and green reindeer. Price ranges from $4.99 to $19.99. Ten percent of all Chance and Lucky sales go to save homeless pets through PetSmart Charities. Martha Stewart festive Nordic FairIsle sweaterSeasonaltips forpetparentsWith an estimated 71.4 million petfilled homes in the U.S., many pet parents will be searching for the perfect pet gift this holiday season. PetSmart offers special toys, treats and other great gifts that will make your pet wag their tails with joy. This years must-have gifts are:Chance and Lucky The adorable holiday collection includes stuffed animals, ornaments, slippers, boxed cards or gift cards which are perfect to celebrate the holiday season and support a good cause, too. Ten percent of all purchases will be donated to PetSmart Charities to save the lives of homeless pets. The collection ranges from $5 to $20.TheBestGiftsforFour-LeggedFamilyMembers

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Not counting today, there are 27 days left until Christmas. It seems the countdown starts earlier every year. Retailers try to stimulate our gift giving genes with decorations and special sales. Even while fall displays are still the focus, artificial Christmas trees, poinsettias and the like tantalize us from the sidelines. But should Christmas fall into one of those countdown categories like the countdown clock at a sporting event, the launching of a rocket, or the descending New Years Eve ball in Times Square? Think about it. When were counting down the seconds at a game, or watching the numbers descend for another lift-off, or saying goodbye to an old year ... we feel tense. Yes, theres anticipation. But, its not usually accompanied by feelings that bring peace and joy. In the Christmas countdown,we think about the shopping, baking, special dinner preparations, decorating and special events to attend. Its not like everything else stops and we can zoom in on all of these demands. Life goes on. Our work and other responsibilities continue to pull our attention. Children have to be driven here and there for lessons and practices; and, some even get sick. Or, we get sick. And still, we count down the days till Christmas wondering how we will fit it all in with everything else. Now that Advent is upon us, perhaps we should slow our pace. We are not in a race to Dec. 25. These four weeks before Christmas should be filled with meaning and expectation as we make plans for celebrating the birth of Christ. In Matthew 1:22, NKJV, it says, So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel, which is translated, God with us. Anticipated for centuries, lasting peace, joy and free dom from sin for a ll who believe would come through him Even in that day skeptics and those who would destroy truth threatened the peace h e came to give. Today there are those who would like to deny the influence of Christs birth on our culture or eliminate any trace of its roots.Its more than past time to see Christmas for what it is and celebrate it in the spirit in which it was intended God with us. So, instead of counting down the days till Christma s, lets count on what it mean s and make it count personal ly, in our families and in ou r communities. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent and an award-winning writer. Page 2CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Newborns Children AdolescentsOFFICE HOURS: Rajeswari Sonni, M.D., F.A.A.P. Praveen Krishnadas, M.D., F.A.A.P. Anoop Palta, M.D., F.A.A.P. Vishakha Nakhate, M.D., F.A.A.P. David Kleczek, P.A.C. Amy Grimes, P.A.C. Mercy L. 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Sebring NOW SHOWINGFriday 11/26 Thursday 12/16 Suick CinemasInformation 385-9980 Office 385-9908New Dolby Digital SoundAll Seats $6.00for Matinee OPENING DECEMBER 17TH HOW DO YOU KNOW DIVERSIONS STUFFEDBy JOHN LAMPKIN ACROSS 1 Insect catchers 5 Something blown before a fight? 9 Seize by force 14 Monkees jacket type 19 Marine hue 20 Exalt 21 Long time follower? 22 Allium plant 23 Thursday meat 27 Singing hindrance 28 Net weight factors 29 Early Greek Cynic 30 Sweeping matter 32 Curse 34 __-relief 35 Thursday veggie 45 Bruins sch. 46 Lays eggs in water 47 Jalisco hundred 48 Fleur de __: sea salt 49 Theyre raised at bars 51 Connecting symbol between musical notes 52 Auto for Otto, maybe 53 Arch opening? 55 Thursday condiment 60 Half an attention-getter 61 Concur 62 Decipher, as music 63 Everlasting, to the bard 64 Jennys sound 65 Vise feature 66 Certain fed 67 Secretary of state under Reagan 70 Try 72 Jacket line 74 Lyricist Gershwin 77 Thursday veggie 81 Mountain spine 82 Postnatal bed 83 AQI monitor 84 ... __ down in green pastures 85 Alias 86 __-garou: werewolf 87 Flaws 90 Death in Venice author 91 Thursday dessert 96 Lip 97 Neil Diamonds __ Said 98 King of rhyme 99 Remain calm 104 Succeed in 106 Mores allegorical island 111 This weekends fridge contents, probably, and whats missing from five long puzzle answers? 114 Azerbaijani neighbor 115 Gas that both protects and pollutes 116 Hot rod rod 117 Mounted on 118 Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon author Robert 119 Georgia gridders, familiarly 120 Macho guy 121 Peephole feature, often DOWN 1 One with his name in lights? 2 Same: Pref. 3 Blow a 5-Across 4 Sushi bar drink 5 Trout fishing gear 6 Detroit labor gp. 7 Fit perfectly 8 Flamboyant Dame 9 Dethrones 10 In order that 11 JFK served in it 12 Sly Foxx 13 Foot at the head? 14 Chewy candy 15 Catch, as in a net 16 __ Hers: 1994 Pulp album 17 Learning style 18 Colleges, Down Under 24 Lighten up 25 Pun, usually 26 The American one is in the thrush family 31 Like an ant. 33 Mother of Hector in the Iliad 35 Oozing schmaltz 36 Certain Dwarfs periodic outburst 37 NFL refs aid 38 Detest 39 Doubly 40 Took up (with) 41 Stream blocker 42 The sun, e.g. 43 Show over 44 Pulitzer winner Walker 50 Smug sort 52 Again 53 Its on me 54 Be there in __ 56 Riveted 57 Like Steven Wrights humor 58 Lawrences men 59 Kings domain 64 Sch. campus unit 65 Doorway part 66 Ultimate 67 Morsel 68 Narrowly defined verse 69 Allow to flow 70 Waffle topper 71 Southeast Asian island metropolis 72 Tilt skywards 73 Its used for emphasis 74 Faith of more than one billion 75 African lumberer 76 Alter, as an agreement 78 Pest control brand 79 Making independent (from) 80 Arrivederci __ 86 Stretches on the road 87 Biblical hardships 88 Columbia Records jazz producer Macero 89 Toasted 92 Hawthornes A wearer 93 Begin to take effect 94 Cornfield chatter 95 Mother of Apollo 99 Arouse 100 Via, old-style 101 Small batteries 102 Prayer start 103 Gershwin title girl who can make all the clouds ... roll away 105 Sadly 107 __ Office 108 Ale brewer Slosberg 109 Fe, in chemistry 110 Deadly slitherers 112 Altar agreement 113 H1N1 virus, e.g. Solution on page 5B Countdown till Christmas Pause And Consider Jan Merop DearAbby: My wife is a b ack-seat driver who seems t o get more anxious every t ime we go anywhere togethe r. She tells me to slow d own, which lights to watch, w hich lane I should be in, w hich cars are braking, w hich ones are speeding, w here the semi-trucks are if s he thinks theyre getting too c lose, and how to drive in v arious weather conditions. S hell move her foot to an i maginary brake on the pass enger side, squirm in her s eat and hang onto the handle a bove the passenger door w hile Im doing my best to c oncentrate on my driving. I ts very distracting. My wife is not willing to d rive when were going s omewhere, although I have o ffered to let her. She also r efuses to sit back and relax b ecause you cant control a nother persons driving. If I i gnore her, she becomes irrit ated and says Im not paying a ttention to her concerns. I h ave never had a serious a ccident and have had none in the past 15 years. What can I do about this? Driven Crazy in Wisconsin DearDriven: For openers, slow down! When a passenger hangs onto the handle above the door, slams on an imaginary brake and scrunches back in the passenger seat, it means youre approaching the car ahead of you too fast and the person is bracing for impact. Next, make clear to your wife before you pull out of the driveway that what she has been doing is distracting to the point that instead of averting an accident, she could very well cause one so its important she leave the driving to the driver. If she is still uncomfortable, she should either sit in the back seat or the two of you should drive separately. DearAbby: I have four granddaughters ranging in age from 8 months to 9 years. What can we do to help them become confident, self-assured women? Grandma Linda in Shelby, Ala. DearGrandma Linda: Spend time with them, listen to them, and let them know you love them and they are important to you. DearAbby: I am the mother of the groom. My husband and I are hosting the wedding rehearsal dinner. The brides mother informed me that she is going to have a slide show of the brides and grooms baby pictures at the dinner. What do you think of this practice? I thought she should have at least asked my permission. I did tell her I was not a fan of the idea because I was at a wedding reception where it was done and the comments from the guests were not complimentary. Please comment. Tasteful Mom in New York DearTasteful Mom: I think showing the brides and grooms baby pictures at the rehearsal dinner would be rather sweet. Im sure they will elicit many Awws and Werent they cute! And the guests will be limited to the bridal party and out-of-town guests, a smaller crowd than would attend the wedding reception. Because your in-law-to-be wont be able to get her hands on photos of your son without your cooperation, select some you like and share them. If you dont, it will cause hard feelings. And yes, she should have asked permission. Chalk up the fact that she didnt to her excitement and a desire to contribute. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com. Back-seat driver turning husband into nervous wreck Dear Abby It was my husbands idea and it s ounded good, because I love my pillow. O n Terrys suggestion and knowing we w ere going to stay 10 nights in different m otels as we travelled to Casper, Wyo., I took my beloved goose down pillow. What I love about goose down in a p illow is how well it responds to a poke o r a punch creating the perfect position f or my sleepy yet discriminating head a nd face. I put a light peach pillow case on my f oul feather sleeping companion and we w ere off up the Columbia River Gorge t oward adventure. Wed never travelled t ogether before this trip so I hadnt e xperienced the delight of using her for a nap across the boring part of Oregon. ( Not Boring, Ore., its quite beautiful.) Our first night on the road was spent i n John Day, Ore. at the Best Western. O ur room offered a king-size bed with a q uartet of lumpy, micro-fiber filled pill ows. I hugged mine with gratitude k nowing it would insure a far better n ights sleep than the sorry excuses for h ead rests before me. Terrys daughter and her family were t ravelling with us in a separate car and o n the second day of our trip Kyle our 1 0 year-old joined us in our car as we h eaded for Boise, Idaho. Terry informed m e hed packed my pillow in the trunk to make room for our extra passenger. Our next resting place was the Brandin Iron Inn in the rustic little town of West Yellow Stone. Reuniting with my pillow at the end of a long tourist trappy day, I was aghast. Terry, this is not my pillow. This is John Days pillow. You packed the wrong one. Mines back in room 111. I ranted. Well call them tomorrow and well work it out. We can have them send yours home and well mail theirs to them, he suggested. We spent two nights at the Brandin Iron Inn and I was forced to sleep with a choice of the John Day pillow or the Brandin Irons, which was more like sleeping on Shredded Wheat. I chose the John Day one. The next morning we left for Jackson Hole, Wyo. The day was filled with wildlife; moose, a Grizzly mom and her two babies, a bull elk and many buffalo provided stop after stop for photos and excitement. That evening at dinner at a nice restaurant on Jackson Lake a small flock of geese flew over our outdoor table. It reminded me of my pillow back in John Day. The next thought was, We didnt pack the John Day. We left it at the Brandin Iron with the Shredded Wheat pillows. This time it was my fault and now I didnt have a pillow to hold in ransom for my goose down in John Day. I dont even want to think about the conversation that would have to take place to get the John Day back from the Brandin Iron Inn, but I will write it just for you. Ring, ring, ring. Brandin Iron Inn. Hi, I stayed in room 230 last night and I left a pillow I took by accident from the Best Western. Could you send that pillow to my home, so I can send it to the Best Western so I can get my own pillow that I left there back? Hello? Hellooo? Ive resigned myself to the fact that my pillow is gone, but I have learned my lesson. Leave your pillow at home. Join Pams happier outlook on life at www.innerkiddies.com. Listen to The GOOD Book: Get out of Debt at www.thegetoutofdebtbook.org. Pams New York Times bestselling book, Sidetracked Home Executives: from pigpen to paradise is still available in bookstores. Got a favorite pillow?Leave home without it Young At Heart Pam Young

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Page 4CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com T he Community Calendar prov ides a brief listing of local c lubs and organizations who m eet on a regular basis. It is t he responsibility of the group t o update the News-Sunon a ny changes in this listing by c alling 385-6155, ext. 516; s end any changes by e-mail to e ditor@newssun.com;or mail t hem to News-SunCommunity C alendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, S ebring, FL33870.TODAY American Legion Post 25 L ake Placid has lounge hours f rom 1-9 p.m. Live music is f rom 5-8 p.m. For details, call 4 65-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p .m. Members and guests o nly. Post is at 528 N. Pine S t., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Inerstate chapter of A .B.A.T.E. meets the last S unday of every month at The B lue Crab, 825 Ridgewood D r., Sebring at 11 a.m. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2 661 lounge is open from 1-7 p .m. Card games start at 1:30 p .m. The lodge is open to m embers and their guests. For d etails, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has k araoke in the pavilion. H orseshoes played at 9:30 a .m. Food available at 4 p.m. O pen to members and qualif ied guests only. Loyal Order of Moose H ighlands County Lodge No. 2 494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon P ark. Cards start at 4 p.m. M usic outside Tiki Hut at 3 p .m. Lodge phone number 4 52-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, m eets from 4-5 p.m. in second f loor conference roomNo. 3 at F lorida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, 4200 Sun N L ake Blvd., Sebring. For d etails, call 382-7731. No d ues, fees or weigh-ins. For d etails on the organization, go t o www.oa.org. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 s erves lunch at 2 p.m. at the c lub, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. F or details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2 259 offers NASCAR racing in t he pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar o pen and kitchen open from 25 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 9 8, Sebring. For details, call 6 55-3920. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 3880 serves hamburgers f rom 4-5:30 p.m. and plays p oker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1 224 County Road 621 East, L ake Placid. For details, call 6 99-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 4300 plays euchre at 1 :30 p.m. and E&J Karaoke is f rom 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the p ost, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, S ebring. For details, call 3858 902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN W ITH ME family group meets a t 10:30 a.m. every Monday at t he Heartland Christian Church o n Alt. 27 in Sebring. The c hurch is behind Southgate S hopping Center where Publix i s. F or more information call 3855 714. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal C hurch, Lakeshore Drive, S ebring. For more details, call 3 85-8807. Alcoholics Anonymous O ne Day At ATime group m eets for a closed discussion a t 9:30 a.m. Monday and F riday at Covenant P resbyterian Church, 4500 S un N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. F or details, call 314-0891. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 6:30 p.m. at R osewood Center, 517 U.S. 2 7 South, Lake Placid. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at S t. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. F or details, call 202-0647. American Legion Placid P ost 25Lake Placid has s huffleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge h ours are 12-9 p.m. For d etails, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen noon to 8 p.m. Happy h our from 4-6 p.m. Call 4711 448. AmVets Post 21 plays darts a t 7:30 p.m. for members and g uests. For details, call 3850 234. Avon Park Lakes A ssociation has shuffleboard a t 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. T he clubhouse is at 2714 Nautilus Drive in Avon Park. 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. For details, call 385-8118. Diabetes Support Group meets the second and fourth Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. in Florida Hospital Conference Room 3 in Sebring. Call 4020177 for guest speaker list. Garden Club of Sebring meets noon, fourth Monday, Sebring Civic Center. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ Intermediate and Intermediate Clogging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets the second and fourth Monday at the Sebring Country Estates Civic Association clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (down the street from Wal-Mart). Dancing will be held every month until April 2008. Classes are being started now in the Sebring and Lake Placid area. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or visit the Web site at www.samdun.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 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at Avon Park High School Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are welcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Democratic Executive Committee meets 7 p.m. fourth Monday in the Democratic Party Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway, Sebring. For details, call 699-6052. Highlands County Rotary Club meets at 6 p.m. at Charlies Restaurant, Commerce Street, Sebring. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center in the 4-H laboratory, Sebring. For details, call 402-6540. Highlands Sertoma Club meets noon, Takis Family Restaurant, Sebring. Highlands County Senior Squadron, Civil Air Patrol the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary meets the second and fourth Monday nights at the Sebring Airport Terminal Building. All are welcome. For further information, call 471-1433 between 4 and 7 p.m. Hope Hospice free grief support group meets at 2 p.m. at Union Congregational Church, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park. Lake Placid American Legion Post 25 meets 8 p.m., Legion hall. 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. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Ladies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up for darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music from 5-8 p.m. It is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members 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 alcoholics, call 385-5714. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People, Highlands County Branch meets 7:30 p.m., 401 Tulane, Avon Park. Orchid Society of Highlands County meets 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring. Call Ed Fabik at 465-2830 for details. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 12-4:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday in Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. No meetings from end of May to October. For details, call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Bradys, Sebring. Sebring AARP meets 1:30 p.m., The Palms, Pine Street, Sebring. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 has pizza and darts at 7:30 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. For more details, call 471-3557. 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 Moose Lodge 2259 plays Texas Hold em at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. For details, call 6553920. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 3:30 p.m. at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, Sebring. For details, call Judy OBoyle at 260-0831. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 4300 meets 2 p.m. fourth Monday, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Volunteers of America of Florida is a nonprofit organization in Sebring that specializes in assisting person's with mental illness. We are pleased to announce our Drop in Center is open to individuals with a mental illness 6 days a week from 11am to 3 pm. The center offers a welcoming environment where individuals are accepted and feel comfortable. For more information please contact Wendy at 863382-2022.TUESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. 8 & 40 Salon 687 Call Betty Darmer, 465-2272, for details. Alzheimers/Dementia Seminar held at 11 a.m. every fourth Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid. Also sponsored by Nurse on Call. Covers common signs of dementia, coping and care giving tips, disease management, organizations, etc. Call 465-0568. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard and euchre, both at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, 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. Audubon Chapter meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Lodge, downtown Lake Placid on the corner of Main and Park. Bring a covered dish to share, utensils and plates, at 6:30 p.m. or come at 7:30 p.m. for presentations by guest speaker. The public is invited. Avon Park Boy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to join. For details, call 452-2385. AvonPark Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Beta Sigma Phi, Xi Nu Sigma Chapter of Avon Park, meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month in the members home. Call president Mary Joinerr at 382-4488 or vice president Linda Webster at 385-1124. 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. Abarbecue 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 illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depression/anxiety, or any other need for healing. For details, contact Celebrate Recovery coordinator Pam Sim by calling 453-3345, ext. 106. The Computer Club at Buttonwood Bay meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month November through March. We invite anyone interested in expanding their computer knowledge to attend the Buttonwood Bay Bytes Computer Club meeting. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For more details, call 385-3288. 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 Symphony Orchestra rehearsals from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Green Room in the South Florida Community College auditorium building. Bring music and instruments. New members welcome. Call conductor Bryan Johnson at 800949-7248, ext. 7231. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets first and third Tuesday, St. Agnes Episcopal Church, Sebring. Call Lynn Ullinn for meeting times at 314-0557 or e-mail luckyduck@mymailstation.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. Knights of Columbus Council 5441 meets 8 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at Knights of Columbus Hall, 900 U.S. 27 N., Sebring. For details, call 385-0987. Lake Placid Art League has classes 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 information, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, 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., Jaxsons. Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call Joe Collins, 655-5545, for details. LAKEPLACIDLIONSClub meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at Herons Garden, 501 US 27 North, Lake Placid. Call Jeanne at 699-0743. Lake Placid Women of the Moose has a business meeting at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday at the lodge. Lorida Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida Community Center to plan events. Masonic Lodge meets 8 p.m., 106 N. Main St., Lake Placid. Nar-Anon Support Group for family 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 Anonymous 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.FloridaRidgeIntergroup.c om. For details, 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 at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. For details, call 4654888. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers a full range of volunteer opportunities for people age 55 and over. RSVPmeets on the fourth Tuesday each month, 10 a.m., at the Highlands Little Theatre. Please join us for coffee and to learn more about current volunteer opportunities in Highlands County. Any interested and enrolled volunteers are invited to attend. For more information call Kris Schmidt, coordinator, RSVP, at 7847189. Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon) meets at noon at the Sebring Civic Center, near the library in downtown Sebring. For information, call 385-3829 or 471-9900. Sebring Bridge Club will have Duplicate Bridge games every Tuesday evening. If interested in playing 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 experience necessary. Cost is $2. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves soft shell tacos 57 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 6553920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and message. SertomaClub meets at 7 a.m. at Dees Restaurant, Sebring. For details, call Scott Albritton at 402-1819. The Sons of AMVETS meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Post, 2029 U.S. 27 South, Sebring. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL99 meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL618 has weigh in from 4-430 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 CR-17A N., AvonPark. 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. 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.WEDNESDAY Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families. New Life Group meets Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Grace Bible Church, 4453 Thunderbird Road, Sebring. For details, call 446-0461. For details on the organization, go to www.adultchildren.org. American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Burgers served from 5-7 p.m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. For details, 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. Avon Park Noon Rotary Club meets noon, Rotary Clu b Building, corner of Verona Avenue and Pine Street. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games a t 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, cal l 385-8118. The Bridgettes meet at 12:15 p.m. at Sebring Recreation Center to play bridge. For details, call Sandr a Yates at 655-5815. Christian Fellowship Group meets 7 p.m. For details, call 381-9005 or 3819007. Country Swingers has dances at the Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. Membership is required. Beginners dancing from 5:156:15 p.m. Advanced dancing is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New dances taught every other week. Call 655-2398. Gold Wing Road Riders Association meets at 6 p.m. first Wednesday at Homers Smorgasbord in Sebring. For details, call Harold Francis at (954) 461-4346.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 4520006 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 Talk of the Tow n Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday from 67 p.m. at Century 21 Advanced All-Service Realty, 1843 U.S. 27 North in Sebring. The web address is www.toastmasters.org. For information call Cathy Schreima at 382-3574 or Lind a Udall at 386-6495. Highlands County Narcotics Anonymous meet s at 8 p.m. at the Lakeside house, 1513 S. Highlands Ave., AvonPark. For details, call the 24-hour hotline 1-800 850-7347 or (941) 616-0460. Highlands Senior Center is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their new clubhouse, 3400 Sebring Parkway (the old Lions Club). Two live bands to dance to and great lunches. All area seniors are invited to join the festivities. Call 386-0752. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) meets from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts and socializing for members and any interested person. For details, call 3822208. Kiwanis Club of Sebring meets every Wednesday at noon at Homer's Restaurant. Call Grace Plants 273-1421 fo r more information. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 is open to members and their guests. Shuffleboard is a t 1:30 p.m. Mah-Jong from 1-5 p.m. Lounge opens at 12:30 p.m. For details, call 465-266 1. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at night. Open to members and qualified guests only Lake Placid Loyal Order o f the Moose meets at 7:30 p.m the first Wednesday at the lodge. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Dinner served every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 7 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, nea r the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Over The Hill Gang meets 10:15 a.m., Jims Pistolarrow Range for target shooting. Fo r details, call 655-4505. Rotary Club of Lake Placi d (Morning Rotary) meets at 6:44 a.m. at The Herons Garden, 501 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, just north of the Tower. Visiting Rotarians always welcome. Coffee only is $2; full breakfast is $7. Call 465-4834. COMMUNITYCALENDAR

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The South F lorida Community College M useum of Florida Art and C ulture (SFCC MOFAC) p resents Florida Frontier: C arlton Ward Jr. from 6:307 :30 p.m. Tuesday in the S FCC University Center A uditorium, Highlands C ampus. In this SFCC M OFAC special program, W ard will discuss and sign h is book Florida Cowboys: K eepers of the Last Frontier. Ward has documented F lorida ranches to share a v ision of what is at stake as t he face of Florida changes. T he book features his photog raphs complemented by 20 h istorical, cultural, and envir onmental essays from Dana S te Claire, Joe Akerman, The N ature Conservancy, A udubon of Florida, and the S eminole Tribe that celebrate t he grit and raw beauty of the F lorida heartland and its e nduring cowboys. As keepers of the last f rontier, Florida cowboys s hare their land with bears, p anthers, and other endang ered species, along with i rreplaceable wetlands that h elp sustain the states s trained water resources, W ard said. Without awareness, we a re in danger of losing both a c ulture of people and the l andscape they have been q uietly managing since the C ivil War. Ward is an eighth-generat ion Floridian from a pion eering ranching family. An e cologist by training, he aims t o promote conservation of n atural environments and c ultural legacies through his p hotographs. Wards exhibition Florida F rontiers: The Photography o f Carlton Ward Jr is currentl y on view at SFCC MOFAC t hrough Jan. 8. SFCC MOFAC is open to t he public from 12:30-4:30 p .m. Wednesday, Thursday, a nd Friday, and one hour p rior to each Artist and M atinee Series performance a nd by appointment for group t ours. For more information a bout the museum and its exhibitions and workshops or to request a museum tour, contact Mollie Doctrow, curator, MOFAC, at ext. 7240 at 453-6661, 465-5300, 7732252, or 494-7500. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5C Established 19311600 US 27 South Avon Park Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home4001 Sebring Parkway Sebring, 385-0125 111 E. Circle St. Avon Park, 453-3101 Chris T.Nelson Craig M. Nelson Darin S. MacNeil W .W LUMBER CO. 465-3331Hwy. 27 S. Lake PlacidWere More Than Just Lumber COMPLETE Building SuppliesPlease support the above businesses. They have made this page possible. Inspirational Thoughtsby Patricia Valentine THIS SPACE AVAILABLECALL 385-6155, Ext. 502 Residential Commercial Mobile HomesSmall Enough to Know You Large Enough to Serve You500 South Lake Avenue 382-8300 453-3019 THIS SPACE AVAILABLECALL 385-6155, Ext. 502Hebrews10:36,For ye have need of patience,that,after ye have done the will of God,ye might receive the promise.Again look what the Word says,after ye have done the will of God,ye might receive the promise.The promises of God are there for you.Whats the promise? Lets look at a few scriptures..III John 2,Beloved I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health,even as thy soul prospereth.Isaiah 53:5,But he was wounded for our transgressions,he was bruised for our iniquities:the chastisement of our peace was upon him;and with his stripes we are healed.Isaiah 26:3, Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace,whose mind is stayed on thee:because he trusteth in thee.I Corinthians 10:13,There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man:but God is faithful,who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able;but will with the temptation also make a way to escape,that ye may be able to bear it.John 3:16,For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,that whosoever believeth in him should not perish,but have everlasting life.I Corinthians 15:57,But thanks be to God,which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Isaiah 40:31,But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;they shall mount up with wings as eagles they shall run,and not be weary;and they shall walk,and not faint.In the Word of God all the promises belong to us.According to the above scriptures,we have been promised,healing,perfect peace,way of escape, everlasting life,victory,and renewed strength.Trust what the Word of God says and you will be Blessed! Attend the Church of Your Choice! ROOFING SPECIALIST SERVING HIGHLANDS COUNTY SINCE 1989Shingles Flat Roofs Roof Repairs Mobile Home Roofovers -FULLYLICENSED & INSURED385-4690State Lic # RC 0066817 QUALITY WORK AT A REASONABLE PRICE FREEESTIMATES Remember Thanksgiving and Christmas! ARTS& LEISURE SFCC MOFAC presents Florida Frontier: Carlton Ward Jr. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Tanglewood Actors Guild is preparing for its upcoming Dinner Theatre on Dec. 8-10. Last week, the construction crew erected the set for this falls plays, Laundry & Bourbon and Lone Star. In Lone Star, former high school football hero and Vietnam War veteran Roy (Bill Rulli) takes aim atCletis (Darwin Liverance) while his younger brotherRay (Phil Pluta) tries to break it up in back of Angels Bar. In Laundry & Bourbon, the action centers on the discontent and very funny gossip of three small-town wives whose marriages have turned out to be less than was hoped for. These delightfully funny one-act plays by James McLure are set in Maynard, Texas. The Tanglewood Clubhouse will reflect the Texas theme in its decor and witha home-cooked meal of chicken, beans, slaw, rolls and apple pie. Tickets for the plays and dinner are just $12.50 and may be purchased at the Tanglewood Clubhouse (U.S. 27 a half mile north of Walmart, across fro m Dennys) from 9:30-10 a.m Mondays and from 3-4 p.m Thursdays. For more information, ca ll 382-9507. Tanglewood prepares for Dec. 8-10 Dinner Theatre Special to the News-SunAVON PARK On Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7 :30 p.m., the Heartland Community O rchestra and Chorus, Flute Cocktail, the E manon Trumpet Quintet, and the Young A rtists String Orchestra will present a C hristmas concert at the South Florida C ommunity College Theatre of Performing A rts. No advanced tickets will be sold with the e ntrance fee of $5 taken at the door. Each of the performing groups will perf orm individual holiday selections, such as t he Twelve Days of Christmas by the orchestra, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Flute Cocktail, and an arrangement of Silent Night and Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring by the Heartland chorus. What holiday concert would be complete without a trumpet fanfare or two. As one of their selections, the Young Artists String Orchestra will play Ding, Dong! Merrily on High! The concert will conclude with selections from Handels Messiah performed by the orchestra, chorus, and guest soloist Rebecca Price. Musical groups come together for Christmas concert Dec. 7 Courtesy pho to Former high school football hero and Vietnam War veteran Roy (played by Bill Rulli) (right) takes aim atCletis (Darwin Liverance) (left) while his younger brotherRay (Phil Pluta) tries to break it up in back of Angels Bar. This is one of the scenes from Tanglewood Dinner Theatres upcoming performance on Dec. 8-10. Courtesy pho to In Laundry & Bourbon, the action centers on the discontent and very funny gossip of three small-town wives whose marriages have turned out to be less than was hoped for. Hattie (Suzanne Schilffarth) (from left) and best friendElizabeth (Theresa Reynolds) are busy with the laundry as the self-righteousAmy-Lee (Dollie Maleszyk) enters. Courtesy photo Citrus Ridge Decorative Artist Chapter of Society of Decorative Painters helped Judy Nicewicz paint Christmas ornaments. The ornaments were sent to PFC Christina Emberton in Iraq. She will distribute them along with Christmas cards signed with a special thank you to the troops for their sacrifice to the country. Society of Decorative Painters meets at Waters Edge in Lake Wales. For information on the group call Nicewicz at 273-1339. Christmas ornaments Courtesy photo In this SFCC MOFAC special program, Ward will discuss and sign his book Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier. This is one of the photos that is included in the Florida Frontier: Carlton Ward Jr. exhibit at SFCC MOFAC through Jan. 8.

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Page 6CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sunthat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSunat 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. 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 contact 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 God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. Crossroads Community Church, 114 South Central Ave., Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 4534453. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Childrens 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., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 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 coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, 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. 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., AvonPark, 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.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; 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. Childrens Church; 4 p.m. Evening Service. Tuesday schedule: 8-10 a.m., basic computer class/Sonshine House; 7-9 p.m. conversational English and citizenship classes/Sonshine House. Regular Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m. Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer; 6 p.m. Adult Choir Practice; 6:30 p.m. childrens choir rehearsals; 7 p.m. childrens mission groups. Call 4536681 for details. Primera Mision Bautista, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, Johnattan Soltero, Pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 10 a.m., Bible Study; 11 a.m., Worship Service. Wednesday schedule: 7 p.m., Bible study. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway 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 Childrens 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 children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Email: www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($3 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and womens 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 services 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 Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; 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 at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers 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., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens 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, FL33876. 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, mission-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 information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf 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 Don Messenger. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. 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, pastor. 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. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor; Chuck Pausley, Youth Pastor; Ralph O. 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 handicapped 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, transitional 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 provided. For information, call 3823695. 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; 6 p.m., Life Teen Mass. 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 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049. www.stcathe. com. Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., Pastor. Masses Saturday Vigil: 4 p.m. Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m. and noon Spanish Mass. Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Confessions: 3-3:45 p.m. Saturdays, 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, or by appointment. Enrollment for Catholic School grades K3 through 5 not being accepted. 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. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service resumes in November at 6 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian 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.; Wednesdaystudies 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, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens 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, FL33875. 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. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby 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, FL33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m .; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:3 0 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Chris t, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, F L 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts Sunday Worship Services, 10:3 0 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilitie s are available at every service. Bibl e Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. an d Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centere d classes for all ages. Church phone : 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church o f Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkwa y, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. W e would like to extend an invitatio n for you and your family to visit wit h us here at Sebring Parkway. Ou r hours of service are: Sunda y Worship Service, 9 a.m.; Sunda y Bible Class, 10:15 a.m.; Sunda y Evening Service, 6 p.m .; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazaren e of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118 ., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W Main St. Randall Rupert, Pasto r. Sunday: Sunday school begins a t 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning wo rship at 10:45 a.m.; and evenin g service at 6 p.m. Wednesda y evening service is at 7 p.m. wit h special services for children an d adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) an d Ladies ministries. If you need an y more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlak e Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852 Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Mornin g worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children an d youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christia n Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17 A North (truck route), AvonPark Presenting Jesus Christ as th e answer for time and eternit y. Sunday morning worship service 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided Junior Church activities at sam e time for K-6 grade. Sunday Schoo l Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m (Transportation available.) Sunda y evening praise and worship serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m. Children an d youth activities at 7 p.m Wednesday. Everyone is welcome please come worship with us. Do n Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phon e 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP In Florida, we dont have t he harsh winters that the n orthern states experience e very year. But that doesnt m ean that the Sunshine State d oesnt hold plenty of chall enges for the wildlife that r esides here. Winter is a g reat time to be a human. We h ave it so easy compared to t he animals. For most of us, t here is no pressing need to h unt something down to feed o urselves and our children. W e dont have to worry a bout being stocked and e aten and we dont have to b e in a rush to build a home s trong enough to endure the e lements of the coming m onths. In the wild, the fall m onths are the most chall enging for wildlife. It is t ime for them to prepare for t he coming low temperatures a nd scarcity of food. Green l eaves and shoots that would n ormally be abundant, d ecrease and food is less easi ly obtained. When the plants l ose their leaves and branche s, it also depletes the a mount of hiding places or s helter for critters to inhabit. When temperatures drop, w e, as humans, just turn up t he heat and grab our heavy c oats. But the critters dont h ave that option. Many animals do have ways of dealing with the cold though and some mammals grow new and thicker fur during the fall to keep them warm in the winter. Other creatures stay active in the cooler months and adapt to the changing weather with the ability to regulate their body temperatures. Something that wildlife and many humans do have in common is putting on extra weight for the winter. Animals sometimes purposely eat heavily when food is abundant to store up fat in their bodies when it is needed for reserves in the winter when food is scarce. People eat for different reasons and then usually try to work off the extra pounds. Many animals hibernate, or go into a deep sleep in the winter. Although Florida does not have an abundance of critters that hibernate, a few go through a very similar process. For example, the Florida Black Bear experiences winter lethargy, which is a period of reduced activity when the bear sleeps more and doesnt require as much food. Snakes and other reptiles enter a state of brumation, which is described as a state of selective dormancy. The critter will still be active once in a while when it needs water, but it wont eat. Ladybugs spend the winter in a state of diapause, or a deep sleep. They fatten up in the fall and then hide in dark places, such as buildings or logs and sleep through the winter. Some animals go dormant in the winter. Dormancy is kind of like hibernation because the animal is not active. Frogs, turtles and fish may seek warmth under rocks or logs. Some even bury themselves in the mud. Since cold water holds more oxygen than warm water, the creatures are able to breath by absorbing the air through their skin. Some animals, such as squirrels and mice store up food for the winter. They gather extra food in the fall and put it away for later. Other animals like deer and rabbits spend the winter seeking out moss, bark, leaves and twigs to munch on. The sly fox simply changes its eating habits to fit the surrounding availability of food items. For example, in the spring, summer and fall it will munch on insects and fruit, but in the winter it will feast on small rodents since the other food is not usually available. Shelter is necessary for everyone and many animals seek out holes in trees and logs. Others climb under rocks or make their cozy abode in the fallen leaves. Some even go underground for the winter months. To stay warm, many species, such as squirrels, will huddle up together and share the warmth of their bodies. Many animals actually come to Florida for the winter to spend the coldest months in our warmer climate. Numerous birds and insects head south for the winter. Migration is simply the travel of one place to another. Most animals seek warmer temperatures and food during the migration process. Birds and butterflies fly for very long distances every year to reach better conditions. Some mammals, such as bats and whales also migrate in search of food. Even fish will swim to deeper, warmer waters to survive the winter months. Insects and other creatures such as termites and worms simply move down further into the earth. Some earthworms will dig as far as six feet below the surface. Others form galls, which is a swelling on a plant. Certain insects form a chemical that affects the plants growth in that area and it forms a lump. The gall becomes the insects home and food source. Even though we, as humans, may not like the cooler temperatures and complain about the weather consider how much easier i t is for us than the wildlife. I f youre feeling sorry for thes e creatures, you could help them out by placing food or shelter in your yard. Birdhouses, feeders and eve n shrubbery and trees are a godsend for many animals. Corine Burgess is an Environmental Specialist for the Parks & Natural Resources Department assisting the Highlands Soil and Water Conservation District. (www.highlandsswcd.org). Even in Florida, wildlife has to get ready for winter Courtesy pho to Animals such as this white-tailed deer spend the winter seeking out moss, bark, leaves and twigs to eat. News From The Watershed Corine Burgess

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7C CROSSWORDSOLUTION EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the R edeemer.Service time is 9:30 w ith Holy Communion. Coffee hour f ollowing services. Newcomers w elcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail r edeemer1895@aol.com Web site: r edeemeravon.com. The church is a t 839 Howes Way, Avon Park ( two miles north of Sun N Lake B oulevard, across from Wells D odge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy E ucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy E ucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek s ervice on Wednesday at 6 p.m. S unday School for all ages at 9 a .m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. u ntil 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. s ervice ends. Wednesday: Adult B ible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are a lways welcome. The Rev. Jim K urtz, rector. Church office 3857 649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake P lacid, FL33852. Phone: 4650 051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, R ector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 1 0:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday e vening: Holy Communion with H ealing Service, 6:15 p.m. Child c are available at the 8 a.m. and 1 0:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come s ee what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 T hunderbird Road, (863) 8350 869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior p astor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 1 0:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday s ervices at 7 p.m. We offer Kid C ity Childrens Ministry throughout a ll services, and there are variosu o ther classes for teens, married c ouples, prime-timers, and Bible s tudies in Spanish. Kid City Day C are, Preschool and After-School M onday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For r egistration call: 385-3111). Check u s out on the Web atwww.sebringg race.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration M inistries, (non-denominational) 2 200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 3 3825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533 771. Sunday service: Sunday S chool, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a .m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. p rayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W .H. Rogers. JEWISH Temple Israel of Highlands C ounty, 382-7744. Rabbi Lorraine R udenberg; www.templeisr aelofhcfl.org.Temple Israel is a R eform Temple that promotes the e nduring and fundamental princip les of Judaism. Through prayer, s tudy and friendship we strive to e nrich our lives and insure Jewish c ontinuity in Highlands County. F riday Evening Erev Shabbat S ervice, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday M orning Shabbat Minyon Service, 9 :30 a.m.; Saturday Morning Torah S tudy, 10:30 a.m.; Saturday A fternoon Shabbat Study, 3:30 p .m.; Havdallah, 5 p.m. On the foll owing dates: Oct. 1-2, Simchat T orah; Oct. 14-15, Oct. 29-30, Nov. 1 2-13, Nov. 26-27, Dec. 10-11, D ec. 24-25, Jan. 7-8, Jan. 21-22, F eb. 4-5, Feb. 18-19. Every T hursday will be Hebrew and Bible c lasses with Howard Salles, 12:304 :30 p.m. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. 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 celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or seechristlutheranavonpark.org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Gary Kindle, Pastor; Lea Ann Curry, Parish Nurse. Worship services: 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. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 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 provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3851163. 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 more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Early Sunday service, 8 a.., Sunday school at 9:10 a.m. and the second service at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 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; (Childrens 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 Sundays; 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, director. Visit us online at: www.vchurches.com/trinitylutheranlp. NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 years to fifth grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 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 morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening worship, 6 p.m. Youth group meets at 5 p.m. Friday. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall 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. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3149195, lindadowning@live.com.Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www.christiantrainingministries.net Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & 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 Kids 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 sanctuary. 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., respectively. 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 Manufacturers 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 Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace 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 services: Sunday morning worship, informal, 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, 5:307 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, FL33825. 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; Womens 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 traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Youth Group, 6-7:30 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 available for Sunday worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Gayle Sparks, director of youth ministry. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com,118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 8:15 and 9:30 a.m.; and contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. in Friendship Hall. Avariety of Sunday school classes for adults and children are at 9:45 and 11 a.m. in the educational building. 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 Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons 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.presbychurch.org. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com,Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE 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 meeting, 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, FL33870. Phone: 382-9092. Dale Bargar, bishop; David Ward, first counselor; and Steve Austin, second counselor. Family History Center: 3821822. Sunday services: Sacrament meeting, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, 11:20 a.m.; and Priesthood/Relief Society, 12 p.m. Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Youth activities from 7-8:20 p.m. Wednesday: 11-year-old Scouts, 78:20 p.m. first and third Wednesday; and activity days for 8-11 year old boys and girls from 78:20 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL3387 0. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pasto r. Traditional Worship Service at 8:1 0 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuar y, Contemporary Worship in the FL C at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:3 0 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist You th Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sunday s with Rick Heilig, youth directo r. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worsh ip service is broadcast over WIT S 1340 on AM dial. There is a nurse ry available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avo n Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R James Weiss, Pastor, Summe r Schedule, Sunday School 9:0 0 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overloo king Lake Clay) Lake Placid, F L, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pasto r. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastor al assistant. Sunday schedul e: Heritage Worship Service, 8:3 0 a.m. (October-May only); Scho ol School for all ages, 9:30 a.m .; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worsh ip service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nur sery care provided every Sunda y morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m (October-May only). We offe r Christ-centered Sunday scho ol classes, youth programs, Bib le studies, book studies and Christia n fellowship. We are a congregatio n that want to know Christ and mak e Him known. Call the church offic e at 465-2422 or check out ou r church Web site at www.memo rialumc.com. St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driv e, Sebring, FL33872. The Re v. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pasto r. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunda y Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for a ll services. Phone 382-173 6. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lan e, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyd e Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Stud y meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesda y. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. o n Thursday. Church office phon e: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church o f Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, F L 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 2 7 and Hammock Road). Sunday wo rship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion wi th worship first Sunday of mont h; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. a ll other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For mor e information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@ea rth link.net or check theWeb si te sebringemmanuelucc.com. N o matter who you are or where yo u are on lifes journey, youre we lcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Aries, a fter a series of challenges you have an e asy week ahead. Use the break to your a dvantage with a small vacation or some r ecreational time with friends. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Not e very mystery is meant to be solved, T aurus. Stop struggling to get all of the a nswers and simply enjoy more of the t rip. Its not always the destination that m atters. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, o thers will have a difficult time figuring o ut your motives. Thats entirely how y ou designed it. You may not win rave r eviews the next few days, though. Cancer(June 22-July 22) Its i mportant to let others know your plans, C ancer. Picking up and disappearing is n ot the way to go this week. If you need s ome time alone, simply say it. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo, when o pportunity knocks, dont waste any t ime and take advantage of the situation. D awdling will get you nowhere. Pisces has news on Thursday. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) New career goals are in order, Virgo. Expect a few exciting opportunities in the days to come. They could be fruitful and more enticing than previous offers. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra, you will be called on for some assistance. A giving person, you will have no trouble stepping up to the task at hand. You may want to bring along some moral support. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Your head is in the clouds, Scorpio and that is OK for a small amount of time. But dont let it become a habit. Reality is waiting right around the corner. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, hobbies can become vices very quickly. Dont let pastimes get the best of you. Focus energy on new endeavors in the weeks to come. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, youre in the mood for socializing so open your home up to a few friends this week. Cocktails and snacks are all thats necessary to have a good time. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 8) Things have a funny way of working out for you, Aquarius. Just when you think the plan wont pan out, the tides change and good fortune is in your future. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Surprises arent always the good type, Pisces. Abit of bad news will put you in a foul mood for the time being. Nov. 28 Randy Newman, composer, 67; Nov. 29 Jon Knight, singer, 42; Nov. 30 Dick Clark, TVmogul, 81; Dec. 1 Bette Midler, actress, 65; Dec. 2 Lucy Liu, actress, 42; Dec. 3 Ozzy Osbourne, singer, 62; Dec. 4 Tyra Banks, model/TVhost, 37. Aries can put challenges away and look forward to an easy week Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun

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Page 8CNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Carl Belcher Susan Benton Martile Blackman Melanie Boulay Dayna Carlton Stacy Clark Joshua Dazey Christina Edwards Don Elwell David Flowers Nelly Ford Deb Forringer Robert Garcia Jarred Gravley Greg Harris Treasa Handley Mike Henry George Henry George Hensley Annette Hebert Debby Hirsh Jason Hirsh Richard Hirsh Vickie Jones Debbie Latimer Scott Maxon Sue McCollum John Meder Heather Mikell Larry Moore Joe Morano Joshua Orr Cheryl Pointer Kiya Pointer Cody Sidebottom Bob Trautman Nancy Trautman Rooter Rush Isabel Viera Robby Viera Robert Viera Alan Jay WildsteinTo say that this year was unlike any other would be an understatement, but it was with the belief and commitment of the following individuals and businesses as well as the support of our viewers that we were able to complete another successful season of Heartland Idol.Jim ... We hope we did you proud!Title Sponsor Media SponsorsCohan Radio Group Highlands Today News-SunAlan Jay Automotive Network American Service Title & Escrow Carlton Music McDonalds Signs Now UnWrap The Party Wild Clover Images Beef OBradys Coker Fuel Cut N Up Salon Florida Hospital Highlands Independent Bank Home Depot Lampe & Kiefer Hearing Aids Liz & Co. Salon R & D Rentals Taz Wire Technologies City of Sebring Public Works Chicanes Custom Prints Golds Gym Golden Corral Heacock Insurance Heather Dean Independent Consultant for Mary Kay High Point Church Homemade Creations Bakery & Party Rentals Hungry Howies Insight Auctioneers Lakeshore Movie Theatre Regal Pro Nails Robert & Larry Gilbert Sebring Chamber of Commerce Sno Ball Factory Terror Trail Wal Mart Uptown Music Zenos Pizza Canovas Deli Capt. Rons Mercantile Childrens Museum of Highlands County Dees Place Floors Direct Frames & Images Galatis Pizza Highlands Little Theatre Horace Williams Ofce Products Lindas Books Rebecca Benevides-Noonan Accounting Sandys Circle Cafe Shoemaker PlumbingVolunteers Downtown Sponsors Friends of Idol Bronze Sponsors Gold Sponsors CONGRATULATIONS Shannon Marrero HEARTLAND IDOL CHAMPION! Special Thanks to Steve Baker & The Members of High Point Church And To The 2011 Sebring Relay For Life CommitteeDiana Lynn Walker Heartland Idol Founder / President William Goglin, Thank you for sharing your songs with us ... We were blessed to have known you and you will be missed.

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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt may have been a tough s eason for the South Florida V olleyball Panthers, but a n otable individual achievem ent was forged as Avon P ark grad Melissa Tullo w ound up ninth in the nation a mong National Junior C ollege Athletic Association p layers in digs per set. Her total of 451 digs on t he season figured out to 5 .78 digs per set, the top m ark in the state of Florida. Tullo was also named D efensive Player of the W eek on Oct. 19 and was the o nly Lady Panther named to t he All-Suncoast Conference F irst Team for her remarka ble year. Teammates Kayla Bailey, K alee Schlabach and Leah M itchell earned second team h onors and Shelby Flint m ade honorable mention. While Tullos spot in the r ankings is impressive e nough, consider that this d efensive prowess came f rom a player in just her seco nd year playing solely in t he back row. But it was an adjustment t he 5-foot, 2-inch Tullo k new she would have to m ake as she moved up to the n ext level. Being short, I knew that a t the college level I would b e in the back, she said. But I never knew it was g oing to be that hard. It was r eally tough and a totally d ifferent game. I had to b ecome the defense instead o f the offense. Her leaping ability had a llowed Tullo to play up f ront as an outside hitter w hile at Avon Park, but it was her athleticism and tenacity that helped her transition to the back row. You have to be agile and have good reaction time and you cant be scared of the hitter, or of hitting the ground, she said. My trick is to slow the ball down by zoning in on it. Every ball that came on our side, I wanted it. It was a lot of hard work, but I dont give up for anything. It was that sort of tenacity and attitude that head coach Kim Crawford had long been familiar with, as Tullo was a regular at SFCC Volleyball Camps over the years and was a consistent presence this past summer. She was in the gym three times a week with me, Crawford said. (Last years standout Libero ) Kaneisha Hamilton was in there often as well and Melissa really watched her and picked up some things, like arm positioning and foot movement. Playing in the middle back, we had more of a read defense and she got really good at reading what would happen next, Crawford continued. Shes really a student of the game, always asking questions, working to get things done. It says a lot about her character. With such progress and accomplishment, the question becomes, whats next? Im trying to play somewhere, Tullo said. I want to play and right now am looking around for a school. Which, according to Crawford, will not likely be a problem. She and Kayla (Bailey) seem to have gotten the most interest from four-year schools, she said. Id say five or six schools have shown some interest. Shes got the grades, so the school end of it is no problem. She can definitely play at a small Division II school, its just a matter of finding the right fit. With her ability and determination, there is little doubt Melissa Tullo will. SPORTS D SECTION News-Sun Sunday, November 28, 2010 By JESSICABASHAM MyFWC.comIf youve ever wonder ed which bird sings the familia r, loud doodalee, doodale e, doodalee song, it is one of the most common backya rd birds in Florida, the Caroli na wren. The Carolina wren is a lively little bird that oft en fluffs itself into a puff y, round shape to appear larg er than its 6or 7-inch body. For its size, the male h as one of the loudest voices of all birds. This songbird can sing 2 7 to 47 different tunes and us ually sings one repeated ly before switching to another The male and female oft en sing together. If the birds feel scared or angry, their voice descends in sound, and they give a sha rp chirp! Carolina wrens are rus ty brown on their upper bod y and wings and are lig ht orange to tan on their unde rbelly. They have a white li ne above their eyes, almost li ke an eyebrow. These birds arent sh y around humans, so they bui ld their nests almost anywhere in shrubs, tree cavities, vine s, potted plants and even emp ty boxes or mailboxes. When a female wr en chooses her lifetime mat e, she also gets to pick a nest. That is because the ma le wren builds several nes ts made of sticks and twig s, usually near the ground. Once the female h as picked her favorite, she fi lls it with soft things like gras sLittle wren speaks with a big voice See WRENS, page 3D News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE SFCC Libero and Avon Park grad Melissa Tullo finished this past volleyball season ninth in the nation, and first in the state, in digs per set. Quite the acheivement for the former Red Devil outside hitter. Courtesy photo From left, Lukas High, head coach Eddie Gonzalez and Sebrings David DeGenaro helped the Florida Bullets win the Nations Baseball Winter World Series last weekend. This marks DeGenaros second World Series title this year, having won the Dixie Ozone World Series this summer. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThough he could have e njoyed an off-season reveli ng in taking part in the S ebring Dixie Ozone World S eries Championship, David D eGenaro has kept busy on t he diamond, pitching and p laying infield with the F lorida Bullets, a 12-andU nder travel squad out of T ampa-area Dover. Along with area resident L ukas High, DeGenaro and t he Bullets won several tourn aments and qualified for the N ations Baseball Winter W orld Series in Gastonia, NC t he weekend of Nov. 20-21. After splitting Saturdays pool play, the team headed into Sunday after taking a 5-4 loss to the top-seeded Young Bucks, out of Albemarle, NC. The team then went on to take three straight in Sundays bracket play, including a title-game rematch with the Bucks. The Bullets took care of business and left no doubt in taking a 9-3 win to claim the Series championship, giving DeGenaro another achievement to relish when he finds the time. I just like to play and want to kee playing until I have to stop, he said. It feels good to win. Now I justhave to prepare for the next one. DeGenaro busy collecting titles RALPH D. RUSSO Associated PressHalfway through the Iron Bowl, Boise State fans had to be feeling as if the pieces were falling into place for the Broncos to finally get a shot at the national championship. By the time Fridays football feast was over, No. 2 Auburn had made a stunning comeback, No. 1 Oregon had turned a small halftime deficit into another runaway victory and Boise State was the team that had its national championship hopes dashed. The top three teams in the country played a triple-header brimming with BCS implications the day after Thanksgiving and No. 19 Nevadas 34-31 overtime upset of Boise State help ed provide a much clearer pi cture with two more Saturda ys left in the regular season. Oregon and Auburn are a victory away from playing in the BCS championship gam e on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Ari z. Both have tricky matchu ps next week, though both w ill be favored. Oregon (11-0), whi ch scored 34 points in the se cond half to beat No. 2 0 Arizona 48-29 on Frida y, closes its regular season at archrival Oregon State (5-5 ). Auburn (12-0), whi ch erased a 24-point, first-ha lf deficit to beat Alabama 28-2 7 in Tuscaloosa, faces No. 1 8 One upset clears up BCS picture See BCS, p a g e 3D Melissa Tullo She can dig it You cant be scared of the hitter, or of hitting the ground.MELISSATULLO SFCC Libero Photo by IMPRESSIVE PIX PHOTOGRAPHY Kim Gauger of Impressive Pix Photography takes photos for the Streak Freaks, here wearing their colors that support their team at both home and away games. By KATE ROWLAND Special to the News-SunThe Sebring High School football team played hard in its last regular season game, a 34-0 victory over county rival Avon Park, and the team was rewarded well with a Fifth Quarter Party at the Firemens Field Fairgrounds Pavilion put on by parents and the Touchdown Club and the student body Streak Freaks. Senior defensive player Devante Pough said he came to every Fifth Quarter party, and his favorite thing about the gathering was the good food donated by David and Betty Morris of Golden Palms Catering. If I didnt have this part to go to, Id probably be doing bad stuff and getting in trouble, Pough said. We get to eat after the game, hang around and play games. I play four square and dodge ball. Dodge ball is my favorite. The Streak Freaks and parents pr ovide an X-box 360 and play NCA A Football if they havent had enough of the game that evening. Gift certificates were awarded at t he last party of the year, always a big h it, said quarterback Matt Grubbs mom Lori Grubb. The group has been going for thr ee years now, and everyone hopes th at other parents step up to keep thin gs running now that many of the playe rs are graduating. Grubb said she especially hopes t he student group of Streak Freaks kee ps going. Streak Freaks have to be loud, a l ittle crazy and like to have fun and su pport their team. Junior running back Damio n Thompson says he attends every part y, Streak Freaks, Fifth Quarter new traditions worth continuing See FREAKS, page 3D

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Women Softball Players WantedSebring Women over the age of 16 that have an interest in playing softball can sign up now to play on a commercial league. A meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. will be held at the Highlands County Sports Complex located on Sheriffs Tower Road to discuss the details. Women under the age of 18 must have parents permission to register. Open registration is ongoing until Thursday, Dec. 30 for ALL adult softball players. Registration is for next years leagues. Games will begin in the month of January 2011. More information can be obtained by contacting Dan Jamison at the Highlands County Sports Complex (863) 402-6755.Sebring Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING This months Elks golf tournament will be held on Monday, Dec. 6 at Harder Hall Country Club. Cost for the 8 a.m. shotgun start is $28 per player. To register either your team or as an individual player, contact Jack McLaughlin at 4713295 or by email at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com Check in not later than 7:45 a.m. in the Harder Hall Golf Course restaurant area.Legends BanquetSEBRING Have you purchased your Legends of Motorsports banquet tickets yet? Join us as we celebrate the inaugural Legends of Motorsports season and honor category champions and other special award winners. The banquet will take place at The Four Points Sheraton Chateau Elan in Sebring, Saturday, Dec. 4. Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and awards to follow at 7:15 p.m. Attire is business casual. Tickets may be purchased for $150.00 online through our website. Please contact Mandy DeWeese at mdeweese@legendsofmotorsports.com or by phone at 317.344.1881 if you have any questions. How to purchase banquet tickets online: 1. Visit www.legendsofmotorsports.com 2.Click on Participants on the left side of the page. 3.Click on Entry Forms-Online Submission 4.You will need to create a username and password if you dont currently have one. 5. Once logged in, choose Register for an Event 6.Select 2010-End-of-the-Year Banquet from the drop-down menu to complete and submit the form. 7. You will receive a confirmation once you are registered.Doty Memorial TourneySEBRING Play golf and help the kids! The 19th annual Brad Doty Memorial Childrens Christmas Golf Classic will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Country Clu b of Sebring Format will be a four-man scramb le with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $60, which includes gree ns fee and cart, lunch, beverages on and o ff the course, raffle and door prizes, ran ge balls and lots of fun. Cohan Radio Group will provide t he Hole-in-One prize. The field will be flighted according to total team handicap. Hole sponsorship donations are ava ilable for $100. The tournament benefits the Children s Services Foundation. They will be helping less fortuna te local children, who need the help of ot hers during the Christmas season an d throughout the year. For additional information call K ip Doty at 446-4008 or John Vickers at 38 23500.LP Tennis Car WashLAKE PLACID With low fun ds threatening to put a damper on the ir upcoming season, the Lake Placid tenn is teams are taking the task of raising mon ey into their own hands. The Green Dragons of the courts w ill be holding a car wash at Bank of Ameri ca Saturday, Dec. 11 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m ., where coffee and baked goods will also be available. Get your car cleaned up and help o ut these young athletes as they strive to he lp their own cause.SFCC Holiday Baseball CampAVON PARK The South Flori da Community College baseball progra m will be hosting a Youth Holiday Cam p Dec. 20-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m each day for children ages 6-14. Cost for the camp is $80 per perso n, with a $5 discount for families with mo re than one child participating. SFCC Head Coach Rick Hitt will ser ve as showcase director, with the help of assistant coach Andy Polk and Panth er players. The camp is designed to provide qua lity baseball instruction, with emphasis o n fundamentals and improvement in a ll areas of the game. Each day, campers will have the oppo rtunity to improve their skills and baseba ll knowledge. Players are to bring their own glov e, cap, bat and any individual baseball atti re to Panther Field at the SFCC campus in Avon Park. To register, go to www.southflorida.ed u and select the baseball site. Click on baseball winter camps, th en print out Admissions Application an d Emergency Treatment forms. Mail the forms as indicated on t he application form or register by phone at one of the Panther Baseball lines at exte nsion 7036 Avon Park/Sebring: 45 36661; Lake Placid: 465-5300; Arcadi a: 494-7500; Wauchula: 773-2252. All camp participants will receive a camp T-shirt. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England920.818334266 N.Y. Jets920.818264187 Miami550.500172208 Buffalo280.200213276 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis640.600268216 Jacksonville640.600220270 Tennessee550.500257198 Houston460.400244287 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore730.700233178 Pittsburgh730.700235165 Cleveland370.300192206 Cincinnati290.182225288 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City640.600243207 Oakland550.500238223 San Diego550.500274211 Denver370.300217287NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia730.700284226 N.Y. Giants640.600253220 Washington550.500202245 Dallas380.273256301 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta820.800256192 New Orleans830.727265197 Tampa Bay730.700209206 Carolina190.100117252 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago730.700191146 Green Bay730.700252146 Minnesota370.300172226 Detroit290.182258282 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle550.500185233 St. Louis460.400177198 Arizona370.300188292 San Francisco370.300160219 ___ Thursdays Games New England 45, Detroit 24 New Orleans 30, Dallas 27 N.Y. Jets 26, Cincinnati 10 Sundays Games Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Washington, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Carolina at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Miami at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. St. Louis at Denver, 4:15 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 4:15 p.m. San Diego at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m. Mondays Game San Francisco at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Boston124.750 New York88.5004 Toronto610.3756 New Jersey510.333612Philadelphia313.1889 Southeast Division WLPctGB Orlando114.733 Atlanta97.563212Miami 97.563212Charlotte610.375512Washington59.357512Central Division WLPctGB Chicago86.571 Indiana77.5001 Cleveland69.400212Detroit 610.3753 Milwaukee510.333312WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio132.867 New Orleans123.8001 Dallas114.7332 Memphis79.438612Houston411.2679 Northwest Division WLPctGB Utah125.706 Oklahoma City115.68812Denver 96.6002 Portland87.5333 Minnesota412.250712Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers133.813 Phoenix88.5005 Golden State79.4386 Sacramento410.2868 L.A. Clippers314.1761012___ Thursdays Games Atlanta 116, Washington 96 L.A. Clippers 100, Sacramento 82 Fridays Games Charlotte 99, Houston 89 Orlando 111, Cleveland 100 Boston 110, Toronto 101 Detroit 103, Milwaukee 89 Miami 99, Philadelphia 90 Oklahoma City 110, Indiana 106, OT Dallas 103, San Antonio 94 Denver 98, Chicago 97 Phoenix 116, L.A. Clippers 108 Utah 102, L.A. Lakers 96 Memphis 116, Golden State 111 New Orleans 97, Portland 78 Saturdays Games Atlanta at New York, late Orlando at Washington, late Memphis at Cleveland, late New Jersey at Philadelphia, late Golden State at Minnesota, late Miami at Dallas, late Charlotte at Milwaukee, late Chicago at Sacramento, late Sundays Games Atlanta at Toronto, 1 p.m. New York at Detroit, 1:30 p.m. Utah at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. San Antonio at New Orleans, 4 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 7 p.m. Portland at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Denver, 8 p.m. Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Philadelphia1563338659 Pittsburgh1482307260 N.Y. Rangers13101277165 New Jersey7142164368 N.Y. Islanders5125154672 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal1481295746 Boston1272265842 Ottawa10121215471 Buffalo9123216170 Toronto8103194858 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington1662348366 Tampa Bay1382287074 Atlanta1193257371 Carolina10102226871 Florida9120185354WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit1442306954 Columbus1470286049 St. Louis1263275655 Chicago12112267773 Nashville984225058 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver1273276859 Colorado1291257667 Minnesota1182245255 Calgary9112206365 Edmonton6114165284 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Phoenix1155276259 Los Angeles1380266253 Dallas1281256260 San Jose1074246160 Anaheim10113235873 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Thursdays Game Edmonton 3, Colorado 2 Fridays Games Calgary 3, Philadelphia 2, SO Carolina 3, Boston 0 N.Y. Islanders 2, New Jersey 0 Pittsburgh 2, Ottawa 1 Minnesota 5, Nashville 2 Chicago 4, Anaheim 1 Washington 6, Tampa Bay 0 Detroit 2, Columbus 1 Buffalo 3, Toronto 1 Atlanta 3, Montreal 0 N.Y. Rangers 3, Florida 0 Dallas 3, St. Louis 2 Vancouver 6, San Jose 1 Saturdays Games Philadelphia at New Jersey, late Calgary at Pittsburgh, late Buffalo at Montreal, late Toronto at Ottawa, late Florida at Tampa Bay, late Dallas at St. Louis, late N.Y. Rangers at Nashville, late Anaheim at Phoenix, late Minnesota at Colorado, late San Jose at Edmonton, late Chicago at Los Angeles, late Sundays Games Carolina at Washington, 5 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 5 p.m. Columbus at Detroit, 5 p.m.BASEBALLMajor League Baseball MLBAnnounced Chiba Lotte (Japan Pacific League) has accepted the highest bid, submitted by the Minnesota Twins, for the negotiating rights to INF Tsuyoshi Nishioka. American League DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with C-DH Victor Martinez on a four-year contract. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Jon Garland on a oneyear contract.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLSSigned G John Lucas III. MIAMI HEATAssigned F Dexter Pittman to Sioux Falls (NBADL).FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs $20,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans before last week's game at Philadelphia. Fined Oakland DT Tommy Kelly $20,000 for unnecessarily striking a Pittsburgh player in the head area. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned DL Chris Baker. Waived DL Clifton Geathers. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSPlaced TE Anthony McCoy on injured reserve. Claimed DE Clifton Geathers off waivers from Miami.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSSigned D Garnet Exelby and assigned him to Rockford (AHL). DALLAS STARSPlaced D Mark Fistric on the injured reserve list, retroactive to Nov. 22. MINNESOTA WILDAssigned F Matt Kassian to Houston (AHL). PHOENIX COYOTESAssigned RW Petr Prucha to San Antonio (AHL). VANCOUVER CANUCKSAssigned D Ryan Parent to Manitoba (AHL). LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Walker Memorial,6:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Girls Basketball vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Fort Meade, 6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Fort Meade,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Boys Basketball at Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Winter Haven,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Osceola,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Lake Placid, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Avon Park,6:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Haines City,6/7:30 p.m. Heartland Christian MONDAY: JV Basketball vs.West Glades,4:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball at Orangewood Christian,5:30/7 p.m. THURSDAY,Dec.2: JV Basketball at City of Life,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY,Dec.3: Boys Basketball vs.Riverband Academy,7 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Girls Basketball at Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Sebring,6:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Girls Soccer vs.Sebring,6:30 p.m. S S K K A A T T I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . 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Special to the News-SunSEBRING Legends of M otorsports, the Bobby R ahal signature event is c oming to Sebring I nternational Raceway D ecember 3-5. Bobby Rahal won Sebring i n 1987 and the Indy 500 in 1 986. He credits Sebring to be h is greatest win ever. He is going to be the G rand Marshall for the Sebring Christmas Parade. On Thursday, Dec. 2, there will be a free to the public event downtown called Lunch with Legends in which Bobby will ride into town with several highend vintage race cars. There will be food and music and it will allow everyone to get up close and personal with the drivers and cars. Sebring is the last race on the circuit for Bobbys event and promises to be the best with the largest field in the history of the series. Athree-day pass to the event is $45 and kids 12 and under get in free! Track touring will be available to the public for an additional cost. Contact Matthew Christian at Sebring International Raceway for more information, e s, leaves, fur, hair, feathers w hatever she can find. Female wrens lay three to s even dull-white eggs dusted w ith brown speckles. The small end of the egg u sually has thicker brown s pots that create a ring a round the egg. When the eggs hatch about t wo weeks later, sometimes t he male feeds and cares for t he young while the female g oes to another nest and lays a nother set of eggs. These wrens can lay severa l clutches of eggs a year. The babies leave the nest 1 2 to 16 days later. Carolina wrens like to hide i n shrubs, vines and hedges. They especially like elderb erry bushes, berry plants a nd Virginia creeper vines. They are always moving a nd are quick to stick their b eaks into cracks and c revices of tree branches and t ree trunks looking for tasty s piders and other bugs. They also love seeds and w ill visit bird feeders several t imes throughout the day, e specially if there are sunf lower seeds, peanuts or suet i nside. When you go out to listen a nd look for the Carolina w ren, do not forget to grab b inoculars and a bird journal, i f you have started one. To become a bird detective a nd junior birder, visit floridabirdingtrail.com and select Birding Resources in the left-hand menu; then click on Wings Over Florida. That is where you can learn about the Junior Birder Program and can download a copy of the Bird Detective checklist. In addition, visit MyFWC.com/Learning for other fun wildlife activities. Continued from 1D www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 3D Some Risks Are Worth Taking. Your Health Isnt One of Them. Medicare and almost all insurance acceptedFirst, 32 people die every day of skin cancer in the USA. Second, most skin cancer deaths are preventable. Therefore, forgiveness is the chance to prevent skin cancer with a Dermatology skin exam. Therefore, forgiveness is the Lord offering you free will to not be a statistic. SAVE YOUR OWN LIFE. OR LET US DO IT FOR YOU.Darrin A. Rotman, M. D. Julie L. Iellimo, P. A. C. Jennifer A. Wolf, P. A. C.863-386-0786Darrin A. Rotman, M.D. Wrens keep on the move South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference championship game. If the Tigers and Ducks complete their unbeaten seasons, and No. 4 TCU does the same on Saturday against lowly New Mexico, the Horned Frogs will earn an automatic bid to the BCS and this season that means a trip to the Rose Bowl. The Big Ten champion would await TCU. That will be determined Saturday when the three-way tie between Wisconsin, Ohio State and Michigan State gets sorted out. If they all win on Saturday, theres a good chance two will end up playing in the five BCS games, with one going to the Rose Bowl and the other getting an atlarge invite to the Sugar or Orange bowls. Boise States loss also means that unlike last year theres virtually no shot the Broncos will get an at-large BCS bid. That could open the door for a second Big 12 team getting an at-large bid or possibly Stanford from the Pac10. The Big 12 title game will feature North Division champ No. 16 Nebraska against either No. 1 4 Oklahoma or No. 1 0 Oklahoma State from t he South. No. 17 Texas A&M is al so mathematically alive to win a share of the South, but a lon g shot to get to the conferen ce championship game. The winner of the B ig 12 title goes to t he Fiesta Bowl, most like ly against the Big Ea st champion. Connectic ut is in control of that rac e, but if the Huskies lose one of their last two games and We st Virginia wins its fina le against Rutgers, t he Mountaineers would win t he Big East. The Sugar Bowl is almo st certain to take another SE C team if Auburn plays for t he national title. Saturday s game between No. 6 LSU an d No. 12 Arkansas mig ht determine which tea m gets that trip to Ne w Orleans. In the Atlantic Coa st Conference, Virgin ia Tech has already lock ed up one division and a spot in the league title gam e. If North Carolina Sta te beats Maryland, t he Wolfpack earns the other. If N.C. State loses, Flori da State plays Virginia Tech. The ACC winner goes to the Orange Bowl. Continued from 1D BCS projectionChampionship game: Oregon vs. Auburn. Rose Bowl: Wisconsin vs. TCU. Fiesta Bowl: Nebraska vs. West Virginia. SugarBowl: Arkansas vs. Ohio State. Orange Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State BCS picture all but cleared up Rahal, Legends coming to Sebring Speedway t oo, every chance he gets. Its pretty cool, T hompson said. You get to h ang out and its a safe place t o be after the game. My f avorite is playing dodge b all with my friends. Grubb ordered a wide v ariety of blue and white i tems from a novelty compan y that the kids and parents w ear during games. They all get Streak Freak T -shirts that proclaim, Get l oud or go home! Other items are loaned out b efore each game, including b lue velveteen hats with w ide brims, and hat bands t rimmed with white and b lack polka dots; blue LED f lashing sunglasses; stickers t o wear under the eyes, Blue under the right eye a nd Streaks under the left e ye, cow bells, horns, bluef eathered boas, blue wigs, a nd big blue blow-up hands t o make their presence n oticeable. This is for the kids, but w eve got spirit, Grubb s aid during a Winter Haven a way game. Were looking f or the loudest and craziest f ans. We love this team, win o r lose. I told them how proud I w as of them because even a fter a loss, they wait until the guys come out of the locker room and cheer for them. They tell the players to keep their heads up. Theyre behind them win or lose. The 5th Quarter Party gives the kids a safe place to go after home games, Grubb said, and some of the Streak Freaks would like to keep the tradition going during basketball games. Were thinking about it, Grubb said. Everything the TouchDown Club has been able to do-from raising the money to put in the stadium seats in the center section of the stadium, to buying equipment for the linemen, the 5th Quarter and tail gate parties in the past none of this would have been possible without support from this community. And all it took was somebody asking. Thats the way this community is. It doesnt cost anything but it means so much to these kids. We want them to have these memories. The reward most of the parents get is that they get to really know these kids. Continued from 1D Freaks look to keep Fifth Quarter going Photo by KATE ROWLAND Above: Streak Freaks, Sebring High School kids and their parents, cheer the Blue Streaks on the road at Winter Haven's Denison Stadium on Oct. 15. Below: Parents, graduates and current students serve a meal for Sebrings Fifth Quarter Party held at Firemens Field Convention Center after the teams season-ending victory over county rival Avon Park on Nov. 12. From left, parent Dawn Havery, 2010 graduate Abigail Bone, parent Susan Patterson and senior Anna West.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5D Dr. Chan will be having a seminar on Lower Extremities Nov. 30, 9am-10am at Kenilworth Care(3011 Kenilworth Blvd. Sebring)Dr. Timothy Chan PodiatristOpen to the Public Refreshments Served Sponsored by: Total Home Health and Kenilworth Care & RehabContact Bea Cooper (863) 243-6868 for more informationAlso, join us on Dec. 9 Noon-3pm forOPEN HOUSEfor Dr. Chan at his office Refreshments Served 3255 S. Highlands Ave. Sebring (863) 385-5525www.floridafootandankle.com/drchan

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Page 6DNews-Sun Sunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.co m LOST: JOHNSONAmerican Bulldog Brindle/White w/blue eyes. Missing from Henscratch area, L.P. 11/22/2010. $50 Reward. 863-241-5680 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the firs t day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first da y your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100AnnouncementsHIGHLANDS COUNTYBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSGENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING NOTICE OF INTERNET AUCTION START DATE: Friday November 19, 2010 at 9:00 A.M END DATE: Monday November 29, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. through 10:00 P.M.LOCATION/WEBSITE: GOVDEALS.COMPursuant to Florida Statutes and Board adopted policies, the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners (HCBCC), Highlands County; Sebring, Florida, has declared various items as surplus property and have therefore authorized an Internet Auction to be conducted for the purpose of disposing of all said property.A list of specific surplus items may be obtained from the following locations and/or by requesting a list by fax (863)402-6735 or email to HYPERLINK "mailto:sbutler@hcbcc.org" sbutler@hcbcc.org or HYPERLINK "mailto:plemay@hcbcc.org" plemay@hcbcc.org 1) HC Purchasing Department; 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803. Contacts: Sandra Butler at (863)402-6527 or Kelley Baker at (863)402-6511.2) HC Government Center, 600 S. Commerce Ave., 2nd Floor BCC Receptionist; Sebring, FL 33870 at (863)402-6500.Additional information can be obtained Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. about the Countys Internet Auction process by contacting Highlands County BCCs General Services / Purchasing Department at the following numbers. (863)402-6527 or (863) 402-6528Note: All property will be sold on an as is, where is basis. The HCBCC reserves the right to add or delete items from GovDeals Website at anytime during the Internet bidding dates above.Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County, Florida November 17, 21, 24, 28, 2010 HIGHLANDS COUNTYBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSGENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASINGSECTION 00010INVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC), Highlands County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for:ITB 11-018 SUN N LAKE OF SEBRING SIDEWALKS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS PROJECT No. 08063 NIGP COMMODITY/SERVICES CODE 913-47Copies of the drawings, specifications, and other Contract Documents are on file and available for public inspection at the office of Danielle Gilbert, Acting Director, Highlands County General Services /Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6524; Fax: 863-402-6735, or by E-Mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:dgilbert@hcbcc.org" dgilbert@hcbcc.org. Copies of the drawings and specifications may be obtained from the above location upon payment of $25.00, including sales tax for each set. No partial sets will be issued.A MANDATORY Pre-Bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M. on THURSDAY; DECEMBER 16TH, 2010 in the Engineering Training Room, 505 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. All potential BIDDERS are encouraged attend this meeting.Submit one (1) original and three (3) copies of your bid form, bid security and other required data in a sealed envelope and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed bid submittal. Bids must be delivered to Highlands County Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M., THURSDAY; JANUARY 6TH, 2010 at which time they will be opened. Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected. The Board will not be responsible for the late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail or any other type of delivery service.One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at either or both of the above meetings.BIDDERS submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration. A Bid Bond or Cashiers Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00. If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00, a Public Construction Bond will be required. An Irrevocable Letter of Credit may be considered in lieu of the Public Construction Bond depending on its verbiage. Bid must be accompanied by evidence of BIDDERS qualifications to do business in the State of Florida, in accordance with F.S. 489.The principal features of the Project are:To provide all labor, materials and equipment to construct a 5 wide sidewalk on the west side of Ponce DeLeon Boulevard from Sun N Lake Boulevard to Granada Boulevard and along the north side of Granada Boulevard from Ponce DeLeon Boulevard to the Edgewater Drive approximately 4,600+/Lf. The work consists of constructing new pavement surface, minor clearing and minor swale improvements.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 individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions, including one's access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Mr. John Minor, ADA Coordinator at: 863-402-6509 (Voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by e-mail: jminor@hcbcc.org. Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service.Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County, Florida Website: HYPERLINK http://www.hcbcc.net" www.hcbcc.net November 21, 28; December 5, 2010 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. FC-10-1395 IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF: WILLIAM LANIER, Husband, and CASANDRA LEE LANIER, Wife. NOTICE OF SUIT -NO PROPERTY TO: CASANDRA LEE LANIER 8 Arbandy Drive Iowa City, Iowa 52240 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the plaintiff's attorney, whose name and address is ANTHONY A ACCORSI, Esquire, 329 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before December 6, 2010; otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand an the seal of said Court on 2nd day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Rose Dilling Deputy Clerk November 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-1124 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT CAPPIELLO, ET AL Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated November 8, 2010 entered in Case No. 2009-CA-1124 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and ROBERT CAPPIELLO; ----, AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT CAPPIELLO, IF ANY; CITY OF SEBRING, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER PERSON IN POSSESSION; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s), whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s) are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on the 7th day of December, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: PARCEL NO. 148, HIGHLANDS HOMES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 4703 SEVENTH STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 A ny 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 9th day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2010 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE Heartland Workforce will hold a teleconference meeting of their Board of Directors on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. The teleconference will originate at the Heartland Workforce Administrative office, 5901 US Hwy 27 S., Sebring, Florida 33870. Persons interested in attending should arrive no later than 1:25 p.m. Purpose of the meeting is to consider entering into an Employed Worker Training Agreement with Cobb Construction. For more information see agenda posted on the Heartland Workforce website at www.hwib.org November 28, 2010 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000129 THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HUNTINGTON FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff vs. DONALD E. MASSALINE, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 8th day of November, 2010, entered in Civil Case Number 28-2009-CA-000129 in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, wherein THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HUNTINGTON FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK the Plaintiff, and Donald E. Massaline, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot thirteen (13), Block four (4), of ALTAMONT PLACE ADDITION NO. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 45, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and bet bidder, for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, in Basement of Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33871 at 11:00 A.M. on 8th day of December, 2010. 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. Dated: November 10, 2010. By: /s/ Toni Kopp Highlands County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT November 21, 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001044 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. CHAD D. SPOHN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 08, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001044 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and CHAD D. SPOHN; KRISTA P. SPOHN; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; are the Defendants, 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 AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of December, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 26, BLOCK Q, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 54, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7832 GRANADA ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33876 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on November 9, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE 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 F08064169 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. November 21, 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000519 TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. MARILYN M. NICHOLLS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 08, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000519 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is the Plaintiff and MARILYN M. NICHOLLS; JOHN E. GRUTSKY; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC; GE MONEY BANK; are the Defendants, 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 AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of December, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 12 AND 13, BLOCK 4, OF SEBRING LAKES REPLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, AT PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 13719 CROW STREET, SEBRING, FL 33875 A ny 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on November 9, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE 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 F09038480 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. November 21, 28, 2010 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASENO. 09000848GCS CENTRAL MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. RONNIE L. CHAVIS; DEBRA L. CHAVIS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 10, 2010, and entered in Case No. 09000848GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein CENTRAL MORTGAGE COMPANY, is the Plaintiff and RONNIE L. CHAVIS; DEBRA L. CHAVIS; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; are the defendants. ROBERT W. GERMAINE The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, ROOM 105, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 AM, on December 8, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, SELAH ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 38, 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. Dated this 10th day of November, 2010. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF BRIEFING Spring Lake Improvement District The Spring Lake Improvement District will be attending a briefing and luncheon at the Sebring Airport Board Room, 128 Authority Lane, Sebring, Florida 33870, on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 12:30 p.m. District Supervisors, the District Manager, and the District Engineer will attend the briefing and luncheon. The purpose of the briefing is to review the mutual goals and objectives for the Airport Catalyst Project and the District Water Control Plan. No voting or decisions will be made. This briefing will follow the Board's regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 10:00 a.m. at the District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida 33876. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT MEETINGS IS ADVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. JOSEPH DECERBO DISTRICT MANAGER November 28, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 09-CA-000432 CAROLINA FIRST BANK, ETC., Plaintiff, v. HOLLY H. MANIVONG, et al., Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Summary Judgment entered in the above-styled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Description of Mortgage and Personal Property Lot 16, Block 252, PLACID LAKES-SECTION TWENTY, according to the Plat thereof on file in the Office of the clerk of the Circuit Court in and for Highlands County, Florida recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 31; said lands situate, lying and being in Highlands County, Florida. The street address of which is 127 Cayman Street NE, Lake Placid, Florida 3352. at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the front entrance of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 3387-3701 on DECEMBER 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Dated: NOVEMBER 24, 2010. Any person claiming an inteest in the surplus funds 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 ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk November 28, December 5, 2010 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2008-CA-001577 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JUNE 1, 2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR5 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-BR5 Plaintiff, vs. ELSIE CORDERO; DANIEL CORDERO; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated March 23, 2010 entered in Civil Case No. 2008-CA-001577 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agreement Dated as of June 1, 2007 Securitized Asset Backed Receivables LLC Trust 2007-BR5 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-BR5, Plaintiff and Elsie Cordero are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., DECEMBER 16, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 12, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, 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. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 2th day of November, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 November 28; December 5, 2010 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (2) ... $20 each is NOT allowed. 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We offer a casual work environment, competitive wage and benefits package. For details call Barb @ 863-452-5141 2100Help Wanted 2100Help WantedBILINGUAL /SPANISH SPEAKING CASE MANAGER, full time. Receive Referrals and completes annual client assessments; devise care plans; secure and target client support services; maintain case records. Position requires a bachelor's degree in social work or related field. Other related job education or experience may be substituted for some of these requirements. Apply in person at NU-HOPE Elder Care Services, Inc., 6414 US Hwy. 27 South, Sebring. EOE DFWP 2050Job Opportunities IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000273 HSBC BANK, USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2005-OPT1, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OPT1 Plaintiff, vs. MARIAN GRASS; FRANCISCO GRASS; SAND CANY ON CORPORATION F/K/A OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION. Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling Foreclosure sale dated November 23, 2010 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000273 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK, USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2005-OPT1, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OPT1, Plaintiff and MARIAN GRASS are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY A SSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., December 16, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: PARCEL 1: THE SOUTH 41.21. FEET OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QURTER AND THE WEST HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, LESS THE SOUTH 50 FEET OFTHE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, LING WEST OF SSTATE ROADNO. 64, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL 2: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANG E 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, A DISTANCE OF 110.0 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 03 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST ALONG A LINE PARALLEL WITH THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER, A DISTANCE OF 50.07 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF A PARCEL OF LAND HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 03 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 396.6 FEET; THENCE EAST 110.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 03 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 396.6 FEET;T HENCE WEST 110.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LESS THE SOUTH 50 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, LYING WEST OF STATE ROAD NO. 64, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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Page 4ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Professional Services You Can Count On Four Registers Now Open to Serve You Faster. No Time Consuming Forms to Fill Out. Experienced Staff Ample Parking with Easy in and Out Access We Cheerfully Accept All Competitors Coupons Expert Packing and Crating Service Authorized Shipping Outlet for UPS, FedEx and, DHL US Post Ofce Preferred Shipper International Shipping 15% Discount on eBay Shipment Boxes, Packaging and, Moving Supplies We Sell US Postage StampsHoliday Hours: Dec. 13th-23rd Mon.-Fri. 9-6 Sat. 9-4 After Hours by AppointmentClosed Christmas and New Years Day All Major Credit Cards Accepted FREE BOXWITH PACKING & SHIPPING UP TO $500VALUENot valid with any other offer$3 OFFSHIPMENTS 5LBS ORMORE-UPS/FEDEX/DHLNot valid with any other offer$5 OFFSHIPMENTS 25LBS ACTUAL/DIM WT ORMORE-UPS/FEDEX/DHLNot valid with any other offerCelebrating Our Six Year Anniversary in Sebring.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5E American Golf Cart2833 Hwy 27 S. Avon Park453-CART (2278) Huge Battery Sale Carts From $500 & up

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Page 6ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Mary E. Clark,RealtorCell: (863) 414-7281 Ofce: (863) 382-6575 smclark@strato.net COUNTRY CLUB REALTY OF SEBRING2 BEDROOMS AND 1 FULL BATH 5113 Barnum St. MLS#212716YOU OWN YOUR LOT & PAY NO FEES Neat & nice Move-in ready! Great location on a large lawn with fence around entire property, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen w/appliances & custom cabinets. Beautiful laminated floors throughout. Enclosed screened patio, large utility shed with washer & dryer and a workshop area. Home includes 2 wall a/c units and is TV/ cable ready. Motivated seller!!!REDUCED NOW $44,900 FURNISHED!! 2 BEDROOMS AND 1 FULL BATH 1920 Robin Ct. MLS#213568YOU OWN YOUR LOT & PAY NO FEES Neat and nice furnished mobile!! Great location on a large well landscaped lawn, 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, large family room, eat-in kitchen w/appliances, extra long carport w/large utility shed with newer washer and dryer. In back yard is a larger shed with double doors for ease of entry for large lawn equipment, includes a workshop w/electric.REDUCED!! ONLY $42,500 FURNISHED!! 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 FULL BATHS 1830 Robin Ct. MLS#214905YOU OWN YOUR LOT & PAY NO FEES Neat & nice furnished mobile!! Great location on a lg well landscaped lawn, 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, large family room that could be used as a third bedroom, eat-in kitchen w/appliances, long carport w/large shed has 3 rooms, one w/hot tub, utility room comes w/washer and dryer and sink w/lots of shelving. Third room can make a nice small office or craft room or ??? New roof on home and carport (carport roof is 35 ft. long).ONLY $59,900 D OUBLE WIDE PLUS! US 27 North to right just after Safari Motel and Sweety Pies, then left at Robin Ct to sign on left at 1830 US 27 North to Brunners Mobile Home Estates right next to Sweety Pies Restaurant, turn left at Robin Ct. to home on left. US 27 left by Burger King on DeSota Rd., up hill past signals down to stop sign right on DeSota City Rd. to left at Barnum St. Property is on right.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7E The Breezy Living Screen Solutions SystemThe Breezy Living Screen Solutions system is an easy-to-use, affordable and fully retractable screen unit that provides comfortable outdoor living space. Working seamlessly with the operation of your existing garage door, the system uses a vertical and horizontal track system mounted directly inside the existing door, leaving the oor track-free. A door-withina-door system, Breezy Living Screen Solutions is one of the most innovative and unique screen systems for garages and offers an exit door without the need to retract the entire screen. 7 $995* or 8 $1,095* Installed Call to get your Breezy Living Screen Tax not included

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Page 8ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com COUNTRY CLUB REALTY 863-382-6575 www.CountryClubRealtyofSebring.comTWO LOCATIONSTOSERVE YOUGOLF HAMMOCK1 Hammock Circle Sebring, FL 33872COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING4800 Haw Branch Rd. Sebring, FL 33872863-382-6575OPEN HOUSE TODAYSUNDAY 1PM-3PMCOOL HOMES HOT DEALS! HIGHLANDS RIDGE THE COUNTRY CLUB THE COUNTRY CLUB US 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R ) into the Country Club of Sebring to (L ) on Wynstone Dr to home on (L ). 213715 HIGHLANDS RIDGE US 27 to Sebring Pkwy to (L) on Home, (L) on 17N to (R ) at Powerline Rd (L) into Highlands Ridge South to (R ) on Fairway Vista to (L) on Anglers Stream, follow to home on (L ). 215292 THE COUNTRY CLUB US 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R ) into the Country Club of Sebring to (L ) on Wynstone Dr to home on (R ). 211608 GOLF HAMMOCK US 27 to Hammock Rd to (R) at entrance of Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Drive) to (R) on Par Rd to (R) on Cormorant Point Dr to home on (L). 213002 HIGHLANDS RIDGE Sebring Pkwy (L) on Home (L) on 17 N to (R ) on Powerline (L) into Highlands Ridge (R ) on Oakmont (Arbor Green) to home on (R). 215458 US 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R ) into Country Club of Sebring (Haw Branch Rd) to (R ) on Rodeo to home on (R ). 215263Your Host: Call Kim Reed: 863-381-6575GOLFHAMMOCK US 27 to Hammock Rd to (R ) into Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Dr) around club house to (R ) on Mulligan Rd to end of Mulligan (L) on Duffer Loop. Home is on corner of Duffer Loop & Putter Court. 213478 US 27 to Sebring Pkwy to (L) on Home, (L) on 17N to (R ) at Powerline Rd (L) into Highlands Ridge South to (R ) on Fairway Vista to (L) on Birkdale to last villa on (R ). 211887 GOLF HAMMOCK US 27 to Hammock Rd into entrance of Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Dr) to (R ) on Par Rd to (R ) on Cormorant Point Dr to home on (L). 210889 THE COUNTRY CLUB US 27 to Hammock Rd, (L) on CR635, (R ) at entrance to The Country Club (Haw Branch Rd), follow past clubhouse and tennis courts to (R ) on Strafford Oaks to (R ) into Royal Oaks to villa on (R ). 215579 Your Host:Call Kim Reed: 863-381-6575 Call Kim Reed: 863-381-6575COME BY TODAY!Call Sandee Halbert: 863-414-8090Call Patty Roberts: 863-381-5765 Call Helen Ferry: 863-381-1089 Call Helen Ferry: 863-381-1089 Call Sandee Halbert: 863-414-8090 Call Sandee Halbert: 863-414-8090 Call Helen Ferry: 863-381-1089 LOVELY VILLA! Light, bright & move-in ready. Tile everywhere but bedrooms. Eat-in kitchen and nished lanai! Romantic master w/ glass block, double vanity, walk-in shower and closet. Walk to pool and golf practice facility! 5049 Birkdale Dr. $179,900 SEE TO BELIEVE! Spacious and newly renovated 2/2 with a den/ofce. Overlooking the 4th fairway, this home has a garage with a separate golf cart garage. Check out the beautiful yard! 3610 Cormorant Point Drive $120,900BRING CLUBS!LOW LOWPRICE!PRICEREDUCED!SEVENTH HEAVEN! Perfect and on the fairway of #7! Spacious 2 bed 2 bath; this villa is tastefully updated w/ new interior paint & carpeting, new light xtures, fans & brand new stainless steel appliances! Bright kitchen w/ breakfast bar too! Awesome Florida room view! See it today! 3863 Rodeo Drive $109,900 STUNNING VIEW TO GOLF! This lovely 2/2 has modern paint, new carpeting, pavered patio & beautiful landscaping. Newer appliances, new roof in 2002, this home is move-in ready. Youll love the back porch and the great view overlooking the #4 tee! 3508 Cormorant Point Drive $119,500PRICE REDUCED! NEW ON MARKET! WHAT A VIEW! QUARTZ! SEE IT TODAY! HUGE GARAGE!GREAT BUY! Open oor plan w/ eat-in kitchen, nice bar & newer appliances & two pantries! Den w/ sliding french doors off living room & the master suite has a walk-in closet, bath & walk-in shower. Large ofce/hobby w/ built in desk & storage. Enclosed lanai leading out to a brick patio. 3222 Anglers Stream E. $130,000 AWESOME GOLF VILLA! Come see this 3 bed 2 bath villa! Exceptional in every way, lots of extras, new window treatments, tile in the main living spaces w/ carpet in the bedrooms. 10 ceilings throughout put step ceilings and crown molding. 3063 Royal Oaks Ct. $199,325Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host: Your Host:WATERFRONT BEAUTY! Lg. corner cul-de-sac lot on water w/seawall, mature landscaping, painted circular drive, insulated detached hobby room w/ AC, garage w/AC & shop area, bright kitchen w/pass-thru to lanai, newer tile, carpet, appliances & roof. 4208 Duffer Loop $215,000 CLUBGOLF COURSE BEAUTY! 3/2 w/ awesome Florida room & great view of #8 green. Impeccably maintained & move-in ready. Beautiful quartz counter tops & luxurious master bath w/cherry cabinets & soaker tub. MUST SEE today! BEAUTIFUL LOT! This lovely 3/2/2 is on a gorgeous & private cul-de-sac. Open oor plan w/ split bedrooms, kitchen w/ eat-in area, wood cabinets & new granite counter tops. Large entertainment center & new carpet in living room, & private master suite too! Move in ready! 3124 Oakmont Dr. $249,900 POOL WITHVIEW! Lovely 3/3 POOL home w/ oversized garage, golf cart door, cathedral ceilings, kitchen w/ large pantry & built-in desk, breakfast nook w/ view of pool & #16. Master has double sinks and jetted tub too! 3238 Wynstone Ct. $269,900

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 9E THEPATHTO YOUR DREAM HOMESTARTS HERE www.countryclubrealtyofsebring.comWhen the time is right...know the right realtor to call.GOLF HAMMOCK 1 Hammock Falls Circle Sebring COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING 4800 Haw Branch Rd. Sebring863-382-6575Call the Experts Today! Kim Reed 381-6575Helen H. Ferry381-1089Sandee Halbert 414-8090 Dawn Dell 381-0400 Pat Dell 446-0808 Shirley Faulk 202-0936 Sue Tellshow 446-1558 David Thompson 471-7007 Rob Reed 381-8953Patty Roberts 381-5765 Mary Clark 414-7281Chris Gillilan 381-1792

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Page 10ENews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com NOW OPEN LOSE YOUR WEIGHT FOR THE LAST TIME. 13 Ryant Blvd. SebringCorner of 27 & Ryant Blvd. The Average Person Gains 9-12 lbs during the holidays! Come in for Pre-Grand Opening Savings during the month of November! Meet Denise Waldron of Sebring Before After Denise Lost 34 lbs 31 inches 10% body fatSINCE 8/18/10! SUPER STAR Meet Betty Snyder of Lake Placid Before After Betty Lost 30 lbs 20.5 inches 5.5% body fatINONLY 8 VISITS! SUPERSTARCALL TODAY (863) 471-2500 Dont Wait for the Holidays to Be Over!

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 13E DNA Hurricane Protection, Inc.Protecting homes from the storm!The first hurricane shutter company in Highlands County, strictly dedicated to the protection of your home or business from hurricanes. We offer many styles of hurricane shutters to fit everyones needs. No need to waste money and storage space for plywood. Secure your home in just minutes.Storm Panels Roll-up Shutters Garage Door Braces Accordion Shutters Bahama Shutters Storm Screens Get an Estimate Today. Theyre Free!! 863-471-0324Dont be a victim, hire a licensed contractor ... (Licensed and Insured) HC-01309

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 15E DONT MISS OUR OTHER CONCERTS AT UNION CHURCH THIS WINTER! Friday, Jan. 14, 7pmTHE ISAACSThursday, Jan. 27, 7pmTRIUMPHANT QUARTETThursday, Feb. 24, 7pmCOLLINGSWORTH FAMILY

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 1F STAINMASTERBRAVADO TEXTURE$330sq ft installed w/pad STAINMASTERIMPECCABLE PLUSH$379sq ft installed w/pad STAINMASTERWESTMINSTERBERBER$359sq ft installed w/pad POWER ALLEYPLUSH$259sq ft installed w/pad EVANSTONBERBER12x15 Ft$225sq ft installed w/padOUTDOOR CARPET69sq ft TARKETT LAMINATE$199sq ftVisit our 10,000 sq. ft. Showroom Today!NEW FLOORS For the HOLIDAYS!StainmasterCARPETSALE AREA RUGS TOO! HOLIDAY SAVINGS!

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Page 2FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com email: HammockEstatesROC@embarqmail.com www.hmmockestestesroc.comRESALE OFFICE: 2847 John L. Street Sebring(863) 386-4537Licensed Park Manager/Resident On Site HAMMOCK ESTATES ROC OFF HAMMOCK RD, PAST YMCA A 55+ MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY RESIDENT OWNED & OPERATED OWN OR RENT YOUR LOT WELL MAINTAINED 2824 ROGER2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Has Own Lot $57,5002713 ROGER2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, New AC, Rental $35,0002718 RODNEY2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Rental $39,0003032 JOHN L2 Bed, 2 Bath, SW, Rental $7,9002830 JOHN L2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Rented Lot $19,5002938 ROGER ST.2 Bed, 2 Bath, SW, Rented Lot $15,000 OPEN 7 DAYS! HEATED POOL CLUBHOUSE SHUFFLEBOARD ACTIVE COMMUNITY! RESIDENT OWNED & OPERATED 2832 ROGER ST.2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Owned Lot $49,5002825 ROGER ST.2 Bed, 2 Bath, DW, Rented Lot $25,900

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Page 4FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com RETIREES:For The Best Years of Your LifeFor Individuals & Couples Age 50+ You are cordially invited toGolden Corral of Lake Placid 322 US 27 South Lake Placid Tuesday, Nov. 30th or Thursday, Dec. 2nd 11 am The program will last about 40 minutes. Complimentary lunch served after.Are you concerned about your retirement portfolio? Will higher taxes, the weakening dollar and a shaky economy send us into another economic tailspin? You and your spouse are invited to this eye-opening presentation where you will learn proven strategies to help GROW and PROTECT your nest egg through any economic time.Come hear and learn about: The new Medicare changes! How to protect and grow your IRA, TSA, 401K, 403B and ROTH or any other investment accounts even in a down economy! Making sure that your Life Insurance will be there when it is needed!Space is limited! To reserve your space, call:863-465-1800 Heartland Insurance Agency of Highlands County, Inc.156 E. Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852Serving Highlands County since 1994

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 5F Highlands Ridge Chorale and Celebration BrasspresentWelcome Christmas Faith Lutheran Church2740 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FLSunday, December 5, 2010 4:00 p.m.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 7F License ALF#4693 License #299992297RETIREMENT LIVING WITH Independence and Choices Independent Private Apartment Homes Assisted Living Private Apartment Homes 24 Hour Skilled Nursing and Therapy Executive Chef Dining Palms Home Care Golden Palms Catering Out-Patient Therapy Call Janice Roberts today to schedule your complimentary lunch & tour(863) 402-4702725 S. Pine St., Sebring Over 50 Years Of Improving Lives In Highlands Countywww.palmsofsebring.com VA Benets & Insurance May Be Applicable

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Page 8FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com Waldron Chiropractic13 Ryant Blvd Sebring, FL Wednesday, December 15th

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Page 10FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010www.newssun.com VOTED #1 IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY Neck Pain Upper/Lower Back Knee Pain Sciatic Nerve Pain Muscle Spasms Trigger Point Injections Pinched Nerves Numbness in Arms/Legs Fibromyalgia Work Related Injuries Auto Accidents Failed Back Surgery Arthritis RSD Injection Treatmentscan reduce swelling, irritation, muscle spasms and abnormal nerve activity. (Epidural and Cortizone) Nerve Blocks to specic organs or body regions can be done. Electrical Stimulation is non-invasive, non-painful and has no side effects.All procedures done with Fluoroscopy and under sedation on premises.STAY IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY FOR YOURPAIN MANAGEMENTNO REFERRAL NEEDEDSpecializing in:9 Ryant Blvd. Westshore Plaza Sebring (1 mile south of Lakeshore Mall, on right) Se Habla EspanolSEBRING PAIN MANAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION CENTER, INC.863-385-9333 MOST INSURANCES ACCEPTEDWitford Reid, M.D. Board Certied Anesthesiologist The Only JCAHO ACCREDITED Pain Management Center in Highlands CountyPROCEDURES DONE ON SITE

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 13F Dr. Rey Pardo, M. D. 13 Ryant Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (863)382-2110IMAGINE YOUR LIFE WITHOUT PAIN!Our goal is not only to uncover the symptoms, but to find out the real source of your pain. Dr. Pardo is a Board Certified Interventional Pain Management Physician. He specializes in offering targeted therapeutic procedures along with individualized physical medicine, rehabilitation and physical therapy care. Our team is able to offer expert care for injured patients with: neck/back/extremity pain, headaches, arm or leg numbness, tingling and weakness due to herniated discs and/or many other spinal and soft tissue injuries. We strive to help the patient become symptom free, functional and active while avoiding surgery and drug dependency. Our services include: Epidural and facet joint steroid injections of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbosacral spine Lumbar transforaminal steroid injections Selective nerve root blocks Sacroiliac joint steroid injections Intermediate and major bursa (e.g., subacromial, trochanteric) and intraarticular steroid injections (e.g., shoulder, hip, knee and ankle joints) Piriformis muscle injections Trigger Point Injections Myofascial Pain Treatment (e.g., trigger point injections)CALL TODAY FOR A CONSULTATION! (863) 382-2110

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010Page 15F I can remember as a little girl wondering what the phrase pushing the envelope meant. As an active practicing interior designer, believe me, I have learned the meaning of that phrase. Pictured here, you will see photos of five and examples of that exact thing. My clients have asked me to go beyond the ordinary in furnishing their residences and even though a picture is worth a thousand words, I will espouse a bit on each one. Each project brings back memories of a lot of hard work, but also a lot of fun. This shows a family room with an off white sectional upholstered in cotton duck.. I love working with cotton. It is great for the Florida climate. It breathes, is washable and is cool to sit on. I have worked with this client for over 20 years doing several residences for them in the Sanibel area of Lee County, and each time, we choose lightweight cottons for their casual areas. They are near the river, and get al out of humidity, so it is perfect for their lifestyle as well as their climate.. The area rug is a wool version of sisal and is bordered by a fabric that we selected and used also on their window seat cushions close behind the sectional. When I was in Italy in 2005, I made friends with an elderly Italian gentleman that had an art studio and sold prints as well. I was able to bring back many beautiful botanicals and this set of 6 was custom framed and matted by a local framer/artisan, Essie Gouviea. I ordered a beautiful silk fabric from France, and she upholstered each matte carefully and perfectly and they are beautiful My client is so pleased and she has something no on in the world has like it. I cant say enough about Essies talent!! And her never-ending patience when it comes to my framing projects. Every interior designer need a great framer. I am indeed lucky to have found Essie. (Studio art and framing) The bench is from the Design Center of the Americas by the Galleria and the fabric on the bench is a textured raw silk. It is perfect! Shown is a lovely hand finished pine chest from Bakers casual division, Milling Road and pair of brass Chapman lamps. I always say, If you have to skimp, for heavens sake, dont skimp on the lamps!! Chapman is probably the highest end brass lamp in the business. First of all, because they are made of solid brass and secondly, their design is absolutely timeless! The chandelier through the Galleria was selected at Design Center of the Americans in Dania and the area rug is a hand knotted rug from India. It all works together and the lovely oil painting ties it all together. This is actually my home. My husband and I have collected many antiques throughout the years and also have casual fabrics and accessories not that we enjoy lakeside living. With our boat just steps away from our back door, we are always ready for a little fun on the water. We wanted our interior to reflect that and I have used a lot of blue and white, live plants and nautical prints that we brought back from Greece. There are times when it is not appropriate to showcase family photos in our living rooms, but our home is a small cottage and I have selected to us the photos of both of our boys in prime spots. It works well in our house and Essie again has upholstered the mat board using tiny blue and white pinstripe cotton. It is so perfect. I love it!! So nautical, but yet so classic so Brooks Brothers! A classic guest bedroom of a client on the coast. They wanted something different, so we choose the dark blue paint color, dark wrought iron bed used with customer bedding with fabrics by Brunswig & Fils. The plantation shutters brighten it up and give it that tropical flare. Their guests love it! You can see that amazing things can be done with creating and planning. You can have your home feel like you want it to feel. Start by working on one area at a time, if doing the entire project overwhelms you. Hire a professional to work with you. Interview several designers until you feel you find someone that you can work closely with. It really is a partnership. I am associated with The Galleria and it is great having the support of a big staff. Our inventory of furniture and accessories is fantastic, and I love to be able to select accessories for my clients from a large supply. Please consider me for your next project. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Interior design from Florida State University (but am Gator friendly) and have been doing interior design in Florida for over 25 years. Please visit my web site at christyinteriors.com or you can email me with any design questions at christyinteriors@msn.com. I look forward to hearing from you. BIO: Dorry Christy is a licensed interior designer with a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design from Florida State University. She has been a professional member of The American Society of Interior Designers, (ASID), since 1978. Dorry has been a practicing interior designer in Florida for over 25 years, working for two high profile design firms on the west coast of Florida, designing on Sanibel Island, Naples, Ft. Myers, Boca Grande and Marco Island. She is please to be able to offer her services to our Highlands County residents. Dorry has been with The Galleria since it opened its doors in 2005. The Galleria is happy to have Dorry on staff as their Licensed Interior Designer. For any questions, ideas or comments you can email Dorry at christyinteriors@msn.net. The Galleria also invites you to stop in and meet Dorry personally. HWY 27 Sebring, right in front of Lakeshore Mall. INTERIOR DESIGN PUSHING THE ENVELOPE Dorry Christy,ASID Florida Registered Interior Designer ID#0002665 by Dorry Christy,ASID

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Page 16FNews-SunSunday, November 28, 2010 2010www.newssun.com IS PROUD TO SUPPORT HIGHLANDS COUNTY MARCHOF DIMES MASON RIDGES GROUND BREAKING BACKP ACKS FOR STUDENTS COMPANY PICNIC HEARTLAND IDOL TITLE SPONSOR DURING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERYONE A SAFE & HAPPY SEASON!Cross Country has immediate openings for Customer Service Associates. As a Customer Service Associate, you will be responsible for answering incoming calls and dispatching assistance to customers in need of emergency roadside assistance. You will be trained in our program to assure condence and success.We offer . Full time year round employment, comprehensive benet packageADOPT A FAMILY BLOOD DRIVE BRING YOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS TO WORK DAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHRISTMAS PARADE EDC HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HIGHLANDS TRIATHLON SCHOLARSHIPS TO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE YMCA