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Title: Riverland news
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Citrus Pub.
Place of Publication: Dunnellon FL
Dunnellon, FL
Publication Date: 11-29-2012
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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, November 29, 2012Vol 31 No. 6 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Letters to Santa, photos wanted The Riverland News is seeking Letters to Santa as well as pictures of your children, grandchildren, nieces of nephews in Christmas pictures for its Christmas Card Cuties Holiday edition, slated for publication Dec. 20. Letters and photos can be emailed to Editor Jeff Bryan at editor@river landnews.com, or mailed to our office at 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope if photos need to be returned. Photos submitted via email must be high-resolution images. Deadline to submit letters and photos is Dec. 13. Donations sought for childrens partyDunnellon Fire Rescue is seeking donations for its yearly Needy Childrens Christmas Party. Anyone wishing to help in this cause may send their donations to 12014 S. Williams St., Dunnellon, FL 34432. The event will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Dunnellon Bingo Hall. RRC to host annual meeting SaturdayRainbow River Conservation Inc. will host its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Rainbow Rivers Club. Guest speakers include Mary Szafraniec, a research scientist at SWFWMD, who will discuss her work on Tracking Ecological Change in the Rainbow River; Dr. Holland, a professor of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management, and Ms. Croteau, a Ph.D. student from the University of Florida, will review their one-year study about the Impact of Recreation Activity on the Rainbow River. President Burt Eno will also provide an overview of RRC activities and accomplishments of the past year. All RRC members and the public are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.rainbowriver conservation.com. City tree lighting ceremony set for Friday Its time to light it up. The grounds of Dunnellon City Hall, 20750 River Drive, will be aglow Friday, when the citys Christmas tree is decorated for the holiday season. The ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo at the corner of River Drive and U.S. 41 on the grounds of City Hall. The annual tree lighting is a way to bring the diverse community together to celebrate the holiday season, said Dunnellon City Clerk Dawn Bowne, who coordinated the event for the second consecutive year. We will have families join us for the festive event, and whether young or old, everyone enjoys seeing Santa join in on the fun. This is the second year the city of Dunnellon has sponsored this event, Bowne added, taking over from a community group. The event attracted several hundred people last year. We hope to exceed that amount this year, Bowne said. Crews installed lights on the tree and around City Hall last week to get ready for the ceremony. Additionally, city officials invited area day care centers to have children make decorations to hang Dunkin robber caught Frye prime suspect in Little Caesars robberyA 24-year-old Dunnellon man was apprehended and charged with armed robbery Nov. 20 after authorities captured the suspect hiding in a wooded area off North Camp Drive. According to arrest reports, Zachary D. Frye was charged with armed robbery, resisting an officer without violence, retail petit theft and violation of probation after Frye robbed Dunkin Doughnuts at 11325 N. Williams St., shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20. Authorities said Frye is a main person of interest and suspect in the Nov. 17 robbery of Little Caesars in which the suspect wore similar style clothing and brandished a knife. The report stated Frye entered Dunkin Doughnuts, walked behind a counter and made contact with two employees. During the confrontation with the employees, Frye brandished a knife so the victims could see it. He then ordered that one victim get off the phone and demanded money. According to the report, the employees told authorities Frye raised the knife about his waist, pointing it at them. Both of them said they were in fear for their lives. At this time, the report stated, both employees emptied the contents of the drive-thru register and gave Frye an undetermined amount of money. Frey was reported to have been wearing a grey-color hooded jacket, blackcolor gloves, brown work boots and blue jean pants. Witnesses told authorities Frye was covering his face with a black in color bandana. The report stated Frey then exited the store and traveled east toward Creeks Street as a third victim also exited the store yelling, weve been robbed. Witnesses at Sonic at 11351 N. Williams St. began to follow Frey, Gentle giant Photos courtesy of the Stephens familyDaniel Stephens was required to wear a halo during his 57-day stint in the hospital prior to having experimental coated rods placed in his back. Since the rods had been removed and doctors were doing the allergy testing, his kyphosis progressed to such an extreme degree more than 100 degrees he had to be put in a halo and stay in traction to pull his spine as much upright as possible. When he was able to come out of the halo, Dr. Phillips put the first set of coated rods in his back. Teen takes life in stride despite medical conditions Biblically, Daniel spent one night in the Lions Den. For 13-year-old Daniel Stephens, his entire life has been spent in the Lions Den. Yet, each time, hes overcome the odds. However, for one to understand exactly the magnitude of odds stacked against Stephens, one must understand what the teenager has undergone since birth. Stephens was born several weeks early, his mother, Dawn Stephens, having to undergo an emergency CSection. She had already dealt with a handful of complications throughout her third, and final, pregnancy. Early in her second trimester, she went into prelabor. Doctors ordered her on strict bed rest to stop the labor. Mrs. Stephens underwent numerous tests to determine if there were problems or other complications that would arise during her pregnancy with Daniel, Event scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. at City Hall JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See LIGHTING page 15 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDebra Coffey shows off one of the many samples she and her husband, Tom, share with prospective buyers of their homemade goats cheese. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See GENTLE page 15 See DUNKIN page 3 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Zachary D. Frye Cheese worth goating about Nestled into the backside of Rainbow Lake Estates, Coffey Break Farms sits on multiple acres of farmland. On the property are several goats, horses, dogs, cats and a large Koi pond. There, Debra and Tom Coffey have their daily routine down to a tee. Tom heads to the constructed milking barn, a modest structure the couple had built in which they recently finished their own modifications, including a milking room for their goats. Tom brings in the goats, has them hop onto a table where he gives them a morning portion of feed as he milks them. Currently, the Coffeys milk two goats a day after selling their two males. While Tom is busy collecting a fresh supply of milk, Debra is in the kitchen, taking the haul collected the day before and whipping it into a fresh batch of cheese. It takes 10 quarts of fresh milk to make one Local couple produce their own goats cheese JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See CHEESE page 3 Area youths place homemade decorations on the citys Christmas tree during last years tree lighting ceremony. Area preschoolers were invited to create ornaments for this years tree.

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batch of cheese. A batch, Coffey said, will make up to 14 5-ounce logs of cheese. When the Coffeys were at the height of production, their four goats would produce about 30 quarts of milk, allowing Debra to produce three batches of cheese, or about 42 5-ounce logs of cheese. During the height of their production, Tom would milk the goats twice a day, but now is doing the task once a day. Overall, the process to make the cheese is a 24-hour process, Debra said. After chilling the milk, which takes up to four hours, Debra then takes the product she will use and freezes it for 24 hours. Once frozen, Debra begins adding a variety of ingredients to each log. All told, the Coffeys produce seven different varieties of cheese: Garlic Basil, Plain Honey, Cranberry Honey Pecan, Chocolate Cherry, Herb Chili Pepper, Habanero Garlic Dill and Fig Date Walnut. Debra Coffey said the Cranberry Honey Pecan is the biggest seller while the spicier logs are the second most popular flavors customers seek. We get a lot of compliments, she said. People really love our product. Yet, its getting those whove never tasted goats cheese to give it a try. Youll get strange looks from some, but once they try it, theyre somewhat sold, she explained. But we always get those who wont even attempt it. Coffey said one positive comment customers give their product is the taste. They tell me its not gamey like other goat cheeses theyve tried, she said. Weve turned a lot of heads, but I think what makes the difference is what we feed them and keeping them away from the bugs and such. Plus, weve got the new milking barn up and we keep it really clean. Debra Coffey said she got the idea to begin producing goats cheese while watching The Martha Stewart Show, which had featured an author who had written about her endeavor making goats cheese. It really inspired me to do something, Coffey explained. Prices for a 5-ounce log range from $5 to $9, Coffey said. Though the prices seem high, she said, it is mostly to offset the cost of the labor and other items used in the final product. This is very labor intensive, she said. And while the prices seem high, the folks are paying for the feed and other items as well as the labor to make the cheese. Were certainly not making a killing. The Coffeys ply their ware at the First Saturday Historic Village sale in Downtown Historic Dunnellon, as well as the Farmers Market the first and third Friday monthly at the Beverly Hills Recreation Center. So far, weve been pretty busy, Coffey explained. Theres a lot of people whove been placing orders for the holidays. For more information about the goats cheese or to place an order, call 352-4891834. who at that time retrieved his bicycle, which was parked behind the dumpster at Dunkin Doughnuts. Witnesses followed Frey to the rear of Dunnellon Plaza at 11223 N. Williams St., at which time Frey jumped off his bicycle and jumped over the fence into the retention pond and begin running east-bound toward Chatmire. Frey, the report stated, continued to travel through the woods and into North Blue Cove. The Marion County Sheriffs Office assisted the Dunnellon Police Department, using the sheriffs office helicopter and located Frye in the woods west of Camp Drive. A sheriffs office K-9 unit tracked Frye to his location and upon finding him, provided verbal commands to give me your hand. According to the report, Frye then began swinging at the K-9 at which time the K-9 bit Frye on his lower left thigh. At this time, Frye was only wearing blue jean pants and brown in color work boots. Frye also had multiple lacerations to his chest, back, arms and legs from running through the woods and was short of breath. Once Frye was placed into handcuffs, the victims and witnesses positively identified him. Post Miranda, Frey told authorities he was just camping in the woods because him and his mother were fighting. Frye, the report stated, told officials he was not involved in the robbery and refused to answer any questions. According to Marion County Jail records, no bond was set for Frye. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 3 Seven Days A Week Rain or Shine Call to see how you can receive 2 Weeks Free 352-563-5655 769453 The #1 Provider of News and Advertising Information in Citrus County 000D4VF 000A8NZ 352-622-3937 museumeyecare@live.com Dr. James A. Muse B o a r d C e r t i f i e d Board Certified O p t o m e t r i c P h y s i c i a n Optometric Physician Our commitment to personalized eyecare... Your eyes are our masterpiece. 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Only permitted hunters will be allowed on the property during these dates. All of the permits for these hunts have been sold. Hlpata Tastanaki Preserve is approximately six miles east of Dunnellon, south of the Dunnellon Municipal Airport. Public access is off County Road 484. This activity is one of a series of wild hog hunts taking place on District lands in an effort to control the damage being caused to the natural habitat. The District only allows hogs to be controlled through hunts when the damage they cause exceeds unacceptable levels, and damage is occurring more frequently and with increasing severity. Wild hogs live throughout Florida in various habitats, but prefer moist forests and swamps, as well as pine flatwoods. They are omnivorous and feed by rooting with their broad snouts, which can cause extensive damage to the natural habitat. In fact, they can leave an area looking like a plowed field. Wild hogs are not native to Florida and are believed to have been introduced by explorer Hernando DeSoto as early as 1539. They can weigh more than 300 pounds and travel in herds of several females and their offspring. For more information, please call the Land Resources Department at the Districts Brooksville Headquarters at 800-4231476 or 352-796-7211, ext. 4467. Special to the Riverland News JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsTom Coffey milks one of the couples two goats. CHEESE continued from page 1 A member of the Florida Press Association352-489-2731 352-489-6593 (Fax) The Riverland News serves Dunnellon and the surrounding areas: Blue Cove, Chatmire, Hills of Ocala, Lake Tropicana, Rainbows End, Rainbow Lakes Estates, All the Rainbow Springs Area, Rio Vista and Vogt Springs.The Riverland News is delivered on Thursday to subscribers by our carriers and mail. The newspaper is also available inside area stores and at various boxes throughout the community. Local subscription rate is $27 a year. Call for Florida and out-of-Florida rates. The Riverland News is published in Dunnellon, FL by Citrus Publishing, Inc., 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429-5760. CALL 489-2731 For Information On Display Advertising And Business & Church Directory Ads. CALL 1-888-852-2340 For Information On Subscriptions TO SUBMIT NEWS ITEMS EMAIL TO: editor@riverlandnews.com NEWS DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY. News items about happenings at area churches and clubs, school and sporting activities, military promotions, announcement of births, anniversaries, engagements, weddings, first and 90+ birthdays, and similar community news items are accepted for publication. PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT DUNNELLON, FL. SECOND CLASS PERMIT #681-730 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: RIVERLAND NEWS, 20441 E. 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4 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 River views DHS baseball booster club says thanks for support at golf tourneyThe DHS Baseball Booster Club would like to thank the players, sponsors and volunteers that supported the Aaron Deneau Memorial Golf Tournament. Thanks for helping to make our tournament a great success. We hope to see everyone again next year. Gary Kudlack, presidentDHS Baseball Booster Club Vice mayor wrong in action; letter writer was boring I am, and have been, a resident of Dunnellon for almost 30 years and I have never heard or read of a councilmember being so rude to its citizens and noncitizens. Rainbow Springs residents have had ties with Dunnellon for years. They are a part of our businesses staying alive and providing jobs. Now comes a councilmember who took away anothers right to freedom of speech. They have that right when when the City Councils decisions affect their wallets. Yes, Mr. Dennis Evans, that is you. You should have said nothing and quietly left if you cannot handle the truth as many others see it, including myself. But no you acted like a dictator and a rude one. I will say it again the communication skills of Ms. Lisa Algiers is greatly lacking. I question her ability of knowledge and her pay and just what are her qualifications and degrees? Obviously, her communication skills are lacking such that you felt being rude on her behalf was necessary. Mr. Evans enjoy this term, I do think it will be your last and know of one that is eye balling your seat. And no, its not me. I just hope he runs for your seat. OK, Mr. Burt Eno of Rainbow Springs I admire you and your fight for fairness, but your letters are long boring repetition. I really tried, but you lost me in only a quarter of your last letter. Minds need new refreshing articles. I must take issue with all this bashing toward Greenlight Communications Dunnellon. I am a happy customer and we are actually getting services from Greenlight at a much lower cost than AT&T, Dish, DirectTv, Bright House and Comcast. Service, if needed, gets immediate attention. Switches make it quick and fast without a house call. Now many of you preach boycott Greenlight, it is sucking our money from us. How? With your preaching this boycott, revenues will be sought from other avenues, i.e., Rainbow Springs to support it without benefits for Rainbow Springs residents. I realize you are justifiably Taste buds will dance with delight I t was hard watching my daughters grow older, become their own persons and then leave the nest. However, its even harder watching your mother and father growing older. Suddenly, youre the parent and theyre the child. Thats a role reversal that neither one of you can be comfortable with. How do you tell your parents to take their medicine or get some sleep? Especially when you have an old-fashioned father like mine who thinks he is and always will be the patriarch of the family. In most ways hes right, but right now he needs to relinquish just a bit of his power. Its a very personal story and its not mine, so I wont go into detail but suffice it to say weve had my dad at the VA hospital twice this month as an in-patient. I am discovering my dad has a vulnerable side. Hes not the Superman I always thought he was, and thats OK. Hes human just like the rest of us and he has fears. Its been hard watching my dad lose weight and not having much of an appetite. Thanksgiving was just two days away and we werent sure if we were doing dinner at home or if we would be eating off trays in the hospital. But we did know we would not celebrate without him. One of my favorite Thanksgiving moments is when my dad carves the turkey. He does a tremendous job. It would be hard to find somebody to fill his shoes in that department. When something bad happens in your life, thats when you know you have a good family, one that sticks together and is always there for each other. A family that doesnt say, No I cant go with you today because I am busy. When we visit the hospital, we go as a group. Mainly so we can support each other. Also an extra set of ears is always good. My oldest daughter, Mandy, has always been close with her Papa and she has so much patience with him. Shes been over to his house every day helping them with whatever they need. My youngest daughter, Alicia, sits with my dad, talks to him and watches football with him. That is good for both of them. I know we are most fortunate because although my dads illness is serious, if he follows the rules and does everything hes supposed to, he can live another 20 years at least. Thats where I come in. As his only daughter its my duty to make sure he does. My husband asked me the other day: How do you do it? Everybody depends on you. I answered as simply as possible: The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. RIVERLAND NEWS THE OTHER GUY LETTERS JERSEY GIRL GUEST COLUMN H unting season is open. Rather than hunting for game, may we recommend setting your sights for the Part D Medicare prescription drug plan thats best for you? Youll have more time than usual this year, because open season is lasting longer than usual. If you currently are enrolled in Medicare and are considering changes to your Medicare Part D plan, act now. The open season runs from October 15 to December 7. The Medicare Part D prescription drug program is available to all Medicare beneficiaries to help with the cost of medications. Joining a Medicare prescription drug plan is voluntary, and participants pay an additional monthly premium for the coverage. While all Medicare beneficiaries can participate in the prescription drug program, some people with limited income and resources also are eligible for Extra Help to pay for monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. Many people qualify for these big savings and dont even know it. To figure out whether you are eligible for the Extra Help, Social Security needs to know your income and the value of any savings, investments, and real estate (other than the home you live in). To qualify, you must be receiving Medicare and have: Income limited to $16,755 for an individual or $22,695 for a married couple living together. Even if your annual income is higher, you still may be able to get some help with monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. Some examples where your income may be higher include if you or your spouse: Support other family members who live with you; Have earnings from work; or Live in Alaska or Hawaii; and Resources limited to $13,070 for an individual or $26,120 for a married couple living together. Resources include such things as bank accounts, stocks, and bonds. We do not count your house or car as resources. You can complete an easy-to-use online application for Extra Help at www.socialsecurity.gov. Click on Medicare on the top right side of the page. Then click on Get Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs. To apply by phone or have an application mailed to you, call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) and ask for the Application for Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan The hunt for Medicare, Part D Seeing family age is tough I vividly remember the first time my friend, Rose, slathered a cracker with a glob of goats cheese on it for me to sample. My reaction wasnt the best. I wrinkled my nose and furrowed my brow. Goats cheese, I responded. Cheese comes from milk. Milk comes from cows. This was a simple deduction of reasoning, having seen a cow being milked up close and personal. Sure, this kid from Kansas did not grow up on a farm but hes been around plenty of them to know where milk, cheese and a variety of other dairy products come from. Goats? Dont be ridiculous, Balki Bartokomous, a fictitious sheep farmer on the television sitcom, Perfect Strangers, once said. My friend walked toward me, waving the cracker and cheese at me. I felt like I was a toddler trapped in a high chair as their mother was feeding them some substance spooned out of a jar of baby food. The only thing missing was the sound of either a plane coming in for a landing or a train coming down the track. Dont be such a baby, my friend said, shoving the cheese-slathered cracker in my hand. I looked at the object now in my hand. It was not a vegetable, nor was it green in color. Still, this was new territory. This wasnt the cheese my mother brought home to us. I sized up the cracker, which at this point looked the size of a serving plate, and eyeballed it for the longest time. I sniffed the cheese. Nothing funny, my investigative skills detected. I lifted the cracker up as if I was looking under the hood of a car, knowing full well in either instance, I had no clue what I was hoping to find or discover, for that matter. Finally, I was given a stout verbal warning. Eat it, its not going to kill you, my friend interjected, giving me a stern look. Knowing full well I had procrastinated long enough, I said a quick prayer and put 911 on speed dial and eyed the edible object in my hand one final time. I wasnt going to take it one small nibble at a time. No, this was a matter of eating the morsel in one whole bite. Putting a whole cracker in my mouth is nothing compared to having inserted my foot there many times. Now that I have experienced. As I was about to say one final prayer, my friend glanced in my direction. Leaning against the kitchen counter, she crossed her arms. See LETTERS page 5 See SOCIAL page 6 Adon Williams Audrey Beem See JERSEY page 5 Jeff Bryan Editor See OTHER page 5

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And thats what keeps me going. Sure Im tired, more mentally than physically. But I remember my dad always being there for me and always taking care of me and I can now repay the favor. When we were kids and were sick with high fevers, it was my dad who would come in with the alcohol and rub us down. He would be the one who bandaged our bruises and removed our splinters, and always with a gentle hand. They sent my dad home recently with 12 new medications. Some have to be taken at night; some in the morning; and some have to be taken twice a day. He allowed me to straighten them out and fill his pill box. We are getting there. Baby steps. My dad will always be my hero. I will always picture him as he once was all those years ago when he used to carry me to bed or let me sit on his lap. I know hes going to bounce back and be himself again in no time. There are so many irresponsible fathers out there. My dad was never one of them. I know I will feel my dads hands on my shoulders for the rest of my life. angry and fighting mad, but to bite off your nose to spite your face is stupidity. Greenlight is also creating jobs. It is something that is very much needed in Dunnellon and Rainbow Springs. Not every one can be supported by pensions and Social Security as in your retirement community. Fight City Hall until the new mayor is confident in his new position and can be a positive tool in healing our two cities, but really I see no logic in battling away at Greenlight as customers will help them to become independent and offer more to all for less cost. As I said, we get more and better services for less than all the companies listed above. Mary HackerDunnellon PD thanks community for fundraising supportThe Dunnellon Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out and participated in our Coffee Cuffs Caf event Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Victorian Nights holiday event, which was sponsored by the Historical Village Shops of Dunnellon. During this event, we offered a place to sit and enjoy an evening of celebration as well as an array of hot beverages and a bountiful selection of sweet treats. Refreshments included hot apple cider, hot chocolate, flavored coffees, cappuccinos and a large assortment of treats; from cupcakes and cookies to pies and caramel corn. This evening was a huge success and enjoyed by all, but it would not have been possible without the support from the following sponsors: the Historical Village Shops of Dunnellon, Aarons Rental, DreamBelieve-Achieve Learning Center, Cadence Bank, Christina of Abigails Caf, Derik of Russ Welding & Machine, The Volunteer Thrift Store, The Community Thrift Store, Annie Johnsons Thrift Store Dunkin Donuts, Ariane of Fairy Tale Hair & Face painting, Suzanne Mogdan, Sonic, Dunnellon Little League, and all of our wonderful police department, city hall and fire department employees who so generously volunteered their time to make this event special for all. All proceeds from this event will benefit Special Olympics Florida and the Dunnellon Little League. Joanne Black, chief Officers and Staff, Dunnellon Police Department Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 5 If the cheese didnt kill me, she might. Cheers, I said with a sheepish grin on my face as she nodded. Down the hatch it went. I closed my mouth and dug the back molars into the cracker, with about a pound of cheese nestled on top. It might have been an ounce, maybe less, but at this moment it felt like much more. I was not sure what to expect, as I held my hand over the call button in case I tumbled to the ground. Instead, much to my delight my taste buds danced with delight. I chewed, I chewed some more as the cracker and cheese made its way into my system. It tasted like cream cheese, only smoother and a better kick to it. Kraft had nothing on it. Wow! I said. That was pretty good stuff. Not one to gloat about the goat product, my friend just smiled. She was right. I would have told her not to get used to it, but I wasnt about to debate the topic at hand. I was in a no win situation. She slathered up another cracker with a heaping of cheese and passed it to me. I gobbled it up like a dog waiting for scraps at the dinner table. I said the cheese wouldnt kill you, but if you dont chew, youre going to choke on the cracker, she said as I had inhaled the morsel in seconds. I wasnt about to argue her second point as I washed down the remains of the second cracker with a glass of water. So when I learned there was a local family producing their own goats cheese, I was pretty excited. For starters, Ive developed a taste for the product. Secondly, its exciting we have a local family venturing out into the business world with a product thats becoming popular for folks allergic to traditional dairy products. I can certainly attest to the quality of the Coffeys goat cheese. Granted Im not an expert about goat cheese, but it definitely lit up my taste buds. I would certainly recommend sampling their product, which they sell at the First Saturday event in Downtown Dunnellon and the first and third Fridays at the Farmers Market at the Beverly Hills Recreation Center. And if I might suggest, dont wrinkle your nose at the thought of something youre unfamiliar with, I know from firsthand experience. 000D2EX 000DD58 000DCON Doctors Who Know Opticians Who Care 000DBAI L E T U S M A K E 2 T H I N G S LET US MAKE 2 THINGS C R Y S T A L C L E A R CRYSTAL CLEAR 1124 N. Suncoast Blvd. (next to Nature Coast Bank) 352-795-3317 FULL SERVICE OPTICAL Great Frame Selection Repairs Free Adjustments Crystal Eye Center & Optical $ 39 Only! vernonmartinsalon.com 11352 N. Williams St., (Hwy 41), Suite 302, Rainbow Square Plaza Dunnellon (Next to Sweetbay) Call 465-2210 or walk-in 000D8JD Jennifer Lynne Savage, LMT Massage Therapist MA63149 Salon & Day Spa One Hour Spa Massage or Facial O T H ER continued from page 4 J ER S EY continued from page 4 LETTER S continued from page 4

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New AA group meets Mondays at churchLight in Dark Places, a new Alcohols Anonymous (AA) group, will meet at noon Mondays at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon at 20831 Powell Road. The public is welcome. For more information, call Francis Endryck at 352-476-2819 or email fendryck@tampabay.rr. com. Nar-Anon hosts weekly meetingsThe Nar-Anon Family Group hosts the Together We Grow meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church at 20641 Chestnut St., Room 204. Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts, sharing experiences, strength, hope, and providing a path to serenity and peace of mind. For more information, visit www.NARANONFL.org.Forget-Me-Not program open to publicThe First United Methodist Church is opening its Forget-MeNot Program to the community. This is a program provided by the church to offer four hours of respite care for caregivers of early dementia and Alzheimers patients. The program is also including seniors who just need to get out of the house for a few hours and socialize with other seniors. This program is free and meets from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the church Friendship Hall. Trained volunteers provide activities and refreshments. For more information, call Grace Burks at 489-2580 or Joey Weisbaum at 489-6963.Rainbow Springs church to host LIFT ministryJoin the ladies at the Rainbow Springs Village Church for Ladies in Fellowship Together (LIFT) fellowship. The goal is to LIFT one another in encouragement, LIFT our missionaries in prayer and LIFT the name of Jesus Christ. If childcare is desired, call the church office for arrangements. LIFT meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. For more information about this ministry, e-mail Cindy Greaves at women@ caringpeople.org. Rainbow Springs Village Church is at 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. For more information, contact the church at 489-0249 or at www. caringpeople.org. Costs (SSA-1020). Or go to your nearest Social Security office. And if you would like more information about the Medicare Part D prescription drug program, visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227; TTY 877486-2048). So this open season, hunt for something that could put an extra $4,000 in your pocket bag the best Medicare prescription drug plan for you and see if you qualify for the Extra Help through Social Security. Thats a trophy worth displaying in your den. Social Security Q&A Question: How many Social Security numbers have been issued since the program started? Answer: Since 1935, we have assigned more than 465 million Social Security numbers and each year we assign about 5.5 million new numbers. With approximately 1 billion combinations of the 9-digit Social Security number, the current system will provide us with enough new numbers for several generations into the future. To learn more about Social Security numbers and cards, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs /10002.html. Question: How do I change my citizenship status on my Social Security record? Answer: To change the citizenship shown on our records you need to: Complete an Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5), available at www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber/ss5.htm; and Show us documents proving your: Age; Identity; and New or revised citizenship status (We only accept certain documents as proof of citizenship. These include your U.S. passport, a Certificate of Naturalization, or a Certificate of Citizenship. If you are not a U.S. citizen, Social Security will ask to see your current immigration documents.) Take (or mail) your completed application and documents to your local Social Security office. All documents must be either originals or copies certified by the issuing agency. We cannot accept photocopies or notarized copies of documents. For more information, visit www.socialsecurity.gov. Question: Can I receive Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits at the same time? Answer: You may be able to receive SSI benefits in addition to monthly Social Security benefits if your Social Security benefit amount is low enough for you to qualify. Whether you can get SSI benefits depends on your income and resources (the things you own). Social Security benefits you receive can make a difference in SSI eligibility and the amount you may be entitled to. You can find out more about the SSI program by going to www.socialsecurity.gov and selecting the SSI tab. Question: I have never worked but my spouse has. What will my benefits be? Answer: As a spouse, you may be entitled to one-half of a retired workers benefit amount when you reach full retirement age. If you want to get a Social Security retirement benefit as early as age 62, the amount of your benefit is reduced. The amount of reduction depends on when you will reach full retirement age.Adon Williams is the Social Security District Manager in Ocala. 6 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 Use Ebiz, place a classified ad thru our self service program. 1. Easy 2. Quick 3. Convenient Place your ad TODAY! 000D3KX www.riverlandnews.com Cleaning out your garage? 000DCDC 000Dcr9 CARDS AND GIFTS S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200, O CALA F RIENDSHIP C ENTER P OST O FFICE F AX C OPIES L OTTERY N OTARY Gator Wall Hangings from Londono Art Studions Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County Always 50% Off UNIQUE GIFTS For Family And Friends Open Mon.-Sat. 8:30am to 5:00pm SENIOR MENU (55 & Older) Available Daily FOR LUNCH & DINNER 000DA9G All You Can Eat Deep Fried Fish with Choice of Potato. 20199 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL (Log Cabin across from SunTrust Bank) Open 7 Days a Week 11:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m. (352) 465-3588 DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS MONDAY OPEN FACE ROAST BEEF Served w/Mashed Potatoes . . . $6.99 TUESDAY SOUP & SALAD Soup of the Day and Large Salad . . . . . . . $5.99 WEDNESDAY MEATLOAF Served w/Mashed Potatoes . . . . . . . . . . . $5.99 THURSDAY LASAGNE Served w/Garlic Bread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.99 FRIDAY SURF & TURF 4 Oz. Rancher Steak & 7 Oz. Fish, Served w/Fries $6.99 Best Best PRIME PRIME RIB RIB in town in town F R I D A Y F I S H F R Y FRIDAY FISH FRY $ 9 9 9 $9.99 Slow Roasted to Perfection 8 Oz. Cut $10.99, 10 Oz. Cut $13.99, 12 Oz. Cut $15.99 Available 4pm to Close Friday Only. NO SHARING Try Eds Wing Basket 5 wings & fries Only $5.00 SOCIAL continued from page 4 Puzzle answers on Page 3 SUPPORT GROUPS

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Library Friends to host December book sale The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will host a December Book Sale in the Friends Book Store Dec. 1 through Dec. 22. at the Dunnellon Public Library. The book store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. All items will be half price. The Dunnellon Public Library is at 20351 Robinson Road. For more information, call 438-2520. Agency launches Coats 4 Kids driveAnnie Johnsons Cold Nites/Warm Hearts program is in need of winter coats for children of Marion and Citrus counties. If you are able to support this event, bring the coats to the Annie Johnson Center at 1991 West Test Court, Dunnellon. For more information, call Larry, Christine or Mandy at 489-8021. Group to distribute toiletries, clothingChristians In Action (CIA), a new charitable organization formed to assist the Annie W. Johnson Senior & Family Center as well as other local food pantries, will provide toiletries and clothing to families in need who qualify under federal guidelines. Toiletries will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday monthly at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 1940 W. Henry Blair Lane. Clothing will be will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Saturday monthly at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 1940 W. Henry Blair Lane. The church is behind Dunnellon Mulch and Stone. Ocala Lions Club to host pancake breakfast The Ocala 200 Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast and outside yard sale Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Lions Clubhouse, 20826 S.W. Walnut St., Dunnellon. Breakfast is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and the $5 donation includes juice, sausage, pancakes and coffee. For coffee only, the cost is $1. This event takes place the first Saturday of the month through June. All proceeds benefit local charities. RS Garden Club to meet Dec. 6The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, just north of Walmart, for its holiday meeting. The program will consist of slide shows by various members who wish to share their pictures taken during their travels, outdoor experiences and sojourns during the summer months. Annual membership (September through May) is $10. Guest fee is $5 per visit for two visits, after which you become a member. For more information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. Annual RC Santa Fly-In scheduled for Dec. 8The 14th annual Santa Fly-In, hosted by the TriCounty RC Club and the Nature Coast R/Cers in cooperation with Dunnellon Fire Rescue, will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Rainbow R/C Park, east of County Road 484 on Bridges Road. Cost to fly is a new unwrapped toy with a minimum value of $10. Cash gifts will also be accepted. Toys will be distributed during the agencys annual Needy Childrens Christmas Party.WAR slates quarterly Meeting, turkey dinnerWithlacoochee Area Residents (WAR) will hosts its annual Christmas Turkey Dinner and Quarterly Meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club at 56th Street. Cost is $12 for adults; $7 for children 12 and younger. For information, call 352-447-5434 or email warinc.directors@ gmail.com. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 7 000D32V T r i n i t y T r i n i t y Trinity V i l l a s V i l l a s Villas Senior Citizen Complex Taking applications for studio & 1 bedroom apartments. Rent is based on income. Preference given to persons with extremely low income levels. Applicants must be 62 years o r older or require the features of an accessible unit and also meet other qualifying factors of the resident selection criteria. Please call for info. 352-694-5507 TTY 800-995-8771 000DASD 000DASM 000D32U Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 O W N E R D O E S T H E W O R K We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. 3 Room Minimum 25 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 H OLIDAY S PECIALS $ 15 Per Room $ 5 5 $ 5 5 $ 5 PEPPERONI OR CHEESE Carry Out Plus Tax Original Crust 000D32P 11150 N. Williams St., Dunnellon (Hwy. 41 Next to Wal-Mart) 489-9333 000DAC7 COMMUNITY NEWS

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L et me make it very clear right up front that I am in favor of as many ha ha moments as possible. I could not get through a week without my daily dose. I firmly believe that laughter is the appropriate medicine for the soul. Some people, according to their demeanor, need a little more laughter than they are presently getting. That said, let me quickly point out that some things are not funny. Of course, most things in my life and about my person are marvelous targets of humor. I do not take myself very seriously. I am not sure any wise person would take me seriously either. In fact, I would highly suspect a person who took me seriously. I can take a joke as well as the next person and I can give it back as well as the next person. I have had some weeks that if it was not for a little bit of humor I do not know how I would have gotten through. So, if you cant do anything you can at least laugh. I firmly believe that the best laugh is when you can laugh at yourself. You might as well laugh at yourself, everybody else is. Then, there are those serious moments in life that beg for no laughing. I would recommend that Peach Lutheran slates Advent servicesAdvent services at Peace Lutheran Church will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 5, 12 and 19. A potluck supper will follow the services. There will be a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. and a 10 a.m. service Christmas Day. Toys-4-Tots are again being collected at the church. Toys should not be wrapped. Also, food is being collected for Food-4-Kids. For more information about Peace Lutheran Church, visit www.Peace LutheranOnline.com. Catholic church to host craft fair The Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in Father Stegeman Hall. The church is on the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40, north of Dunnellon. For more information, call Pat at 489-1984. Baptist church to host spaghetti dinner First Baptist Church of Rainbow Lakes Estates, 19756 S.W. Beach Blvd., will host a spaghetti and meatball dinner, from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, desert and a drink. Take-out is available. For more information, call 489-1490 or 489-7787. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 Attend the worship service of your choice... 000CNL2 Calvary Baptist Temple 21841 S.W. Marine Blvd. Rainbow Lakes Estates Sunday Sunday School.............9:45 a.m. Worship Service.........11:00 a.m. Evening Service..........5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting............7:00 p.m. Every 4th Sunday......5:00 p.m Share, Praise & Fellowship Pastor Jamie Parker 352-489-8962 Please Join Us As We Worship In His Name Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Jeffrey W. Welch, Pastor 2 0 6 4 1 C h e s t n u t S t r e e t C o r n e r o f C h e s t n u t & O h i o S t r e e t s I n T h e H i s t o r i c D i s t r i c t 4 8 9 2 6 8 2 S u n d a y W o r s h i p . . . . . . . . . 8 : 3 0 A M S u n d a y S c h o o l . . . . 9 : 4 5 A M W o r s h i p . . . . . . . . 1 1 : 0 0 A M N u r s e r y P r o v i d e d F o r A l l S e r v i c e s d u n n p r e s c h u r c h @ b e l l s o u t h n e t 000CNLP Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School . . 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . . . 4:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000CNLR 000D1BG Using Godly Influence to Build the Kingdom First Baptist Church 20831 Powell Road Dunnellon, FL 34431 www.fbcdunnellon.com Phone: 352-489-2730 Fax: 352-465-7729 E-mail: fbcdunnellon@bellsouth.net 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 Saturday Reconciliation . 3:30 PM Saturday Vigil . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM Sunday . . . 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday Spanish............ . . Noon Mon. Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com 000CNLC MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Jean H. Desir, Pastor D UNNELLON F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH 21501 W. Highway 40 Rev. Eddie Fulford, Pastor Sunday Communion Worship Service 8:00 AM Praise Worship 9:30 AM Traditional Worship 11:00 AM Nursery At All Services Sunday School 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Building the Kingdom in Everything We Do 352-489-4026 www.fumc-dunnellon.org 000CNLV I T S J U S T $ 2 2 ITS JUST $22 N E W S U B S C R I B E R S S A L E NEW SUBSCRIBERS SALE! 000D6FM Valid on New Subscriptions only. Expires 12/5/12. Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone#: Email: payment enclosed bill me (please circle) Exp. Date: Card No.: Authorized Signature: Clip, complete and mail to: 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 Call: 352-489-2731 or send info to: dmann@riverlandnews.com $22? Just $22? Yep, Just $22! Peace Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Rev. Terry L. McKee, Pastor Sunday School & Adult Bible Class 9:00 A.M Sunday Worship Service 10:00 A.M Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 A.M Wednesday potluck & Bible Study 6:30 PM 000CNLY The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com Peace Lutheran Church 000CHQO First Congregational United Church of Christ A Progressive Community of Faith in the Heart of Central Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didnt reject people. Neither do we. 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000D1K3 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Rite I 8:00 AM Coffee Hour 9:00 AM Rite II 10:00 AM Healing Session 1st Sunday Every Month Following 10:00 AM Service Romeo Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship 11:00 AM Disciple Training 5:00 PM Interim Pastor Tim Turner (352) 489-1788 Sunday (Nursery & Childrens Church Provided) Wednesday AWANA 6:30 PM Youth Group 6:30 PM Bible Study 7:00 PM 8 1 / 2 Miles North of Dunnellon Off of Highway 41, Left at Church Sign on SW 5 th Place 000CNM8 Best of the Best four years in a row HOURS: Mon. 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Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 8:30 a.m. Communion Every Sunday Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 000A6QX GATHERINGSA D IRECTORY OF A REA C HURCHES For where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20 711180 OBITUARY Maureen Anne Wescott, 76Maureen Anne Wescott, 76, of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away Oct. 10, 2012, at her sons home in Houston, Texas while fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Maureen was born July 20, 1936, in Lourdes Hospital, Binghamtpon, N.Y. to Ethel and John Mulrooney. She is predeceased by her husband, Floyd Charles Wescott. Maureen is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Guy and Gail Wescott, and Gary and Jane Wescott; and three grandchildren, Geoffrey, Gregory and Garrett Wescott; siblings, Margorie Testani, John and James Mulrooney; mother and brother-inlaw, Peggy Poole and Donald Wescott. Family and friends were Maureens passion and delight. Early on she treasured gatherings at the family constructed log cabin in upstate New York. Later pleasant memories were made while spending time with her husband, children and grandkids and faithful dog Buddy. Maureen also possessed well-known organizational skills and talents which lead her to the publishing of a series of American Rifleman Index books. A memorial service will be at St. John the Baptist in Dunnellon, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. Maureen Anne Wescott CHURCH NEWS OUT TO PASTOR Broccoli is no laughing matter Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 9

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warning signs are put around these areas reading, Positively No Laughing Zone. With this sign should come a severe penalty for those who violate it. That said; let me explain an area in my life where the sign should be permanently erected. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were having supper with another couple. We try to do this at least once a month and keep up with each others progress or lack thereof. We were having a great meal and as we came to the end, I stopped the waitress and said, I would like some ice cream for dessert. As far as I am concerned, that is a rather reasonable request and quite in keeping with the environment I was in. What kind of ice cream, she queried, would you like? When it comes to ice cream, ice cream is simply ice cream to me. If there is a flavor of ice cream I do not like, it has yet to be invented. I love ice cream. My favorite song is, I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. In my date book, there is no better ending to a wonderful meal than ice cream. I remember my grandfathers favorite ice cream was vanilla. He would not eat any other ice cream; he thought they were polluting it with colors. To him an ice cream sundae was as close to blaspheme as he ever would get. Why ruin, he objected, the ice cream with all that slop? He wanted nothing coming between him and the purest experience of ice cream he could get. Me, I love ice cream regardless of the flavor or color or slop. I looked at the waitress and simply said, I dont care what flavor you bring me. Surprise me. As long as it isnt broccoli. That was supposed to be a joke. Ha ha ha. As the waitress left our table, we resumed our conversation and shortly she returned with the ice cream. Upon her arrival, I looked at her and then the ice cream she was bringing and almost screamed aloud. Of all the blasphemous things to do to a customer, this has to take the cake. First, she had an ice cream bowl with three scoops of ice cream, vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. No problem. However, on the side of the dish in plain view for everybody to see, especially me, was a piece of broccoli. Broccoli! The forbidden fruit or whatever it is. My dining companions thought this was the funniest thing they had ever seen. Particularly, the dining companion that was going to come home with me that night. Not only did they laugh. The waitress laughed. The table next to us began to laugh. The table next to them began to laugh. It was not long before everybody within 173 miles was laughing at my ice cream/broccoli dessert. Actually, not everybody was laughing. I was not laughing. Broccoli, no matter the presentation, is no laughing matter in my book. If matters could not be worse, my wife, through her hilarity spasms, reached over, picked up the broccoli and began eating it in my presence. Talk about adding insult to injury, my injury was vastly insulted. I may have been smiling on the outside, but I assure you I was more than frowning on the inside. Some things are funny; broccoli is not one of those things. Driving home amid the muffled chuckles on the other side of the front seat, I thought of what the apostle Paul said in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (KJV), Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. I know that when Paul said, In every thing, it included things like broccoli. I must say that there are some things in life, like broccoli, where the thanksgiving is a matter of faith. I will never learn to love broccoli, but I can muster up enough faith to thank God for all things, including broccoli. Contact the Rev. James L. Snyder, pastor of the Family of God at 866-5522543 or email jamessnyder 2@att.net. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 9 000DCD6 000DA9H NEW NAME: Dunnellon Commons Dentistry, L.L.C. Thomas E. Worster, DDS (Formally Rainbow Springs Dental) NEW LOCATION: 11150 N. Williams Street, Suite #101A Dunnellon (Next to Subway) (352) 489-0707 Toll Free: (800) 242-0708 New Patients Dental Cleaning X-Rays Comprehensive Exam (Treatment Plan if needed) $155.00 SAVE 34% Existing Patients SPECIAL SPECIAL VALUE VALUE Call Jennifer for Details Come See Us Today! 000D5U1 CANADIAN MEDS 000DCS2 7380 SW 60th Ave., Ste #1, Ocala 237-0021 Locally Owned and Operated NEW CUSTOMERS PRESENT THIS AD AND GET $10 OFF! WE SHIP ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A. Call for a FREE quote today WE MATCH COMPETITOR PRICES S ave up to 80% on prescription drugs Viagra Advair Plavix Celebrex Cymbalta Cialis Many other drugs available Dunnellon The NEW 000D32Y All You Can Eat Buffet (Over 20 items) Only $ 7.99 Seniors $ 6.75 Kids $ 3.99 Bring ad for FREE DRINK with buffet purchase 0 0 0 C W 5 L PASTOR continued from page 8 Country Christian artist performs at church Special to the Riverland NewsAllen Frizzell, right, a country Christian award-winning recording artist, recently performed at Cross at the River Cowboy Church. Frizzell and his wife, Gayle, appeared at the church to perform for the congregation. Pictured with Frizzell and his wife are Pastor Ed Anthony, right, and his wife, Deb. SUBMIT YOUR NEWSThe Riverland News seeks your birth announcmenets, engagmenet, wedding and anniverary pictures and announcements. To submit items to the Riverland News, email them to Editor Jeff Bryan at editor@riverlandnews. com.

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10 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 FAMILY FEATURES B uffets are a great way to provide party fare for a festive holiday gathering. These beautiful and enticing self-serve recipes get fresh flavor and color with grapes from California. Green, red and black grapes from California are still inseason during the holidays, so fresh grapes can be your go-to ingredient as an everyday treat, or in party foods like these. Smoked Salmon Appetizers with Grape s These elegant, open-faced sandwiches show how grapes comple ment the flavors of smoked fish and cream cheese with their refreshing tang a balance of sweetness and acidity that is key to the grapes versatility. The chopped grape garnish provides another color accent to these beautiful bites. Pickled Grapes Currently all the rage on little plates in fine and casual restaurants, they can provide that wow moment at your table, too. These easy-to-make accom paniments are perfect with bread, crackers, cheeses and sliced meats. Grape Rosemary Martini To create made-to-order craft cocktails like this, you may need to employ a barkeep of some sort. Whether thats one of the hosts, a volunteer among the guests or someone you hire, youll be pleased with the green-hued, aromatic and spirited results. The drink works equally well without vodka, too. Grape Salad with Feta and Olives A green salad is always welcome at a holiday feast. The inclusion of grapes in this Greek-inspired salad balances the peppery arugula and salty olives, while also enhancing the flavor of the mint. For more grape snack and recipe ideas, visit www.grapesfromcalifornia.com, or www.facebook.com/GrapesFromCalifornia. Smoked Salmon Appetizers with GrapesMakes 16 appetizers 1 cup finely diced red and green seedless California grapes 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar Pinch salt 4 tablespoons low fat cream cheese 4slices (roughly 3 x 5 inches) Danish-style rye bread, each cut crosswise into 4 pieces 2 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon In small bowl, combine grapes, dill, vinegar, sugar and salt. Spread cream cheese on bread slices and top with pieces of salmon. Drizzle with the grape relish and serve. Nutritional analysis per appetizer: Calories 37; Protein 1.6 g; Carbohy drate 6 g; Fat 1 g; 23% Calories from Fat; Choles terol 3 mg; Sodium 105 mg; Fiber 0.5 gGrape Rosemary MartiniMakes 1 cocktail 2 ounces vodka 1 small sprig rosemary, plus additional for garnish 1 ounce freshly made green California grape juice* Ice Green California grapes for garnish Combine vodka, rosemary, fresh grape juice and ice in a cock tail shaker and shake hard. Strain into a martini glass. Thread 1 grape on a rose mary sprig and place in glass. Serve. *To make fresh grape juice, puree 1 cup seedless green California grapes in a food processor or blender and strain through a fine sieve. It will make about 1/3 cup. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 160; Protein 0.3 g; Carbohy drate 8 g; Fat 0.2 g; 1% Calories from Fat; Choles terol 0 mg; Sodium 3 mg; Fiber 0.5 g Set Your Table with Grapes for Heart HealthGrapes may be the perfect finish to a heavy holiday meal high in fat. In a small study of healthy adult males conducted at Ohio State University and supported by the California Table Grape Commission, grapes consumed along with a high-fat meal helped prevent the reduced blood flow typically observed with a high fat meal. Grape consumption also helped improve the function of blood vessels and increased the presence of antioxidants in the body. Smoked Salmon Appetizers with Grapes Grape Rosemary Martini Grape Salad with Feta and Olives Pickled Grapes Pickled Grapes Makes 3 pints 1 pound green, red or black seedless California grapes, cut into medium size clusters on stem, rinsed 1 cup unseasoned rice vinegar 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves Large pinch red pepper flakes Accompaniments Wedge of Manchego or sharp cheddar cheese Multigrain crackers or toasted baguette slices For pickled grape clusters: Place grapes in several large clusters into large bowl. Combine the vinegar, sugar, salt, peppercorns, cloves and pepper flakes in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir just until the sugar has dissolved and pour over the grapes. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Place into serving dish of choice, and serve with the cheese and crackers or bread. For more intense flavor: Remove grapes from stems. With a sharp paring knife, cut an X in the stem end of each grape. Divide between 3 pint-size canning jars. Make pick ling sauce according to directions, then pour over the grapes in each jar. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour. Nutritionalanalysisper1/3cup serving: Calories40;Protein0.2g; Carbohydrate 10.2 g; Fat 0.06 g; 1.2% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 28 mg; Fiber 0.3 gGrape Salad with Feta and OlivesMakes 6 servings 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon dried mint* Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cups halved green seedless California grapes 2 cups halved red seedless California grapes 6 cups arugula (about 5 ounces) 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 cup pitted Kalamata olives In small bowl, combine red wine vinegar, Dijon, olive oil, mint and salt and pepper to taste. Blend well. In large bowl combine remain ing ingredients. Pour dressing over mix ture; season with salt and pepper, toss and serve. *If you cant find peppermint in the herb section of your grocery store, just buy bulk peppermint tea. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 269; Protein 5.2 g; Carbohy drate 22 g; Fat 19 g; 61% Calories from Fat; Choles terol 22 mg; Sodium 650 mg; Fiber 1.5 g

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 11 Native American men and women, boys and girls, young and old, wear complete, authentic headdresses and clothing during the 34th annual Chamber Farms Fall Pow Wow in Fort McCoy. The annual four-day event brings together Native Americans from across the U.S. to participate in several custom-style events such as drum circles and educational seminars.Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News 34 TH ANNUAL CHAMBER FARMS FALL POW WOW

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R IVERLAND SPORTS/ EDUCATION 12 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 Shane Williams, Boys Soccer Shane is an exceptional defensive player and gives 110 percent on the field, coach Hans Vreibel said. He leads the team by example ... he has quick reflexes and natural instinct. Shane is a natural athlete in every sense of the word. Shane deserves to be recognized for his hard work and dedication. Madilyn Duran, Girls Soccer Madilyn is a newcomer to the girls Dunnellon soccer team, she is very hard working, dedicated and a great asset to the team, coach Rebbecca Burton said, noting Duran scored the teams first goal of the season against North Marion. She has provided leadership and enthusiasm to the team. Madilyn Duran Shane Williams 000CW5E Student-athletes earn all-county honors A multitude of athletes from Dunnellon High School were recently recognized for their efforts on the field as well as their performance in the classroom. The Marion County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (MCIAC), which comprises all seven public high schools in Marion County, selected all-county teams and all-county academic teams for each fall sport as well as recognized the top performing academic teams. Overall, Forest High School ranked as the No. 1 performing academic school countywide with a 3.43 grade point average with Dunnellon ranking fifth with a cumulative grade point average of 3.13 for all fall sports. Dunnellons top three academic sports teams included girls golf (3.63 gpa), boys golf (3.6 gpa) and girls cross country (3.45 gpa). Boys and girls swimming as well as volleyball also had cumulative grade point averages better than 3.0. According to Bruce Wentz, the Dunnellon High athletic director, the boys golf and volleyball teams qualified for the FHSAA Academic Team Champion Program. To qualify, Wentz explained, a team must have a qualified number of students participating and EDUCATION BRIEFS Polar Express Brunch scheduled Dec. 8First United Methodist Church and Harmony Preschool will host the annual Polar Express Pajama Brunch with Santa at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the church at 21501 W. State Road 40. Tickets are $10 per adult and $8 per child. Ticket includes full breakfast and drinks, the Polar Express show with performances and a visit with Santa at the end. Each child will receive a small gift from Santas sleigh as well. For more information, call 489-9552 or email fumcharonypreschool@ yahoo.com. DHS Kiddie World has openings Are you interested in a way to build your childs foundation for learning before kindergarten at a reasonable price? Dunnellon High Schools Kiddie World is looking for new little smiles to join the Kiddie World family. These services run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children ages 3 to 5 years old. The cost is $10 a week. The Kiddie World programs offer an array of activities such as teaching centers, snack time, playground time, music, basic language skills (phonics) and math skills. For more information, contact Tracy Zellers at 465-6745. U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps seeks membersManatee Division drills at Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, in Yankeetown, the second weekend monthly. The Sea Cadets are for youths, ages 13 through 17 years old. There is also a Navy League Cadet unit for youths, ages 11 through 13 years old. For more information, visit www.manateediv. org or call Commanding Officer LTJG Todd Dunn at (352) 212-5473 or tdunn@manateediv. org. Harmony Preschool registrations accepted Harmony Preschool continues to welcome students for their Infant Class (6 months to 23 months) and 2to 4-yearold class. Harmony can now accept VPK Transfers. Harmony also accepts students enrolled in the School Readiness (Vouchers) Program. Harmony Preschool is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. To register your child(ren), stop by the preschool at 21501 W. State Road 40, the preschool is housed in the Education Building of the First United Methodist Church, or call 489-9552. SPORTS NEWS DHS girls, boys soccer teams fall in matchesThe Dunnellon High School boys and girls soccer teams had a short week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but that didnt cause them to have a break in their schedule. On Nov. 19, both teams played away at Gainesville Eastside. The girls played first, falling 7-0. The boys followed, losing 6-0. On Nov. 20, the girls and boy teams played at Ned Love Field against Forest. Both groups put forth good effort, especially the boys, who earned their first goal of the season thanks to Gio Bencini. However, both teams lost with the girls falling, 8-0, and the boys losing, 9-1. The Dunnellon soccer teams are back in action this week against West Port, Palatka and Belleview. Complied by Laura Riley BOWLING SCORES Parkview Lanes Weekly News League scores for the week ending Nov. 23: Monday Night Special: Handicap: Bill Levert 280, 710; Chris Carr 272; Eric Mesick 731; Jacque Iverson 270; Bridget Foley 265; Susann Brosius 727; Judy Timmons 682. Scratch: Chris Carr 269, 678; Matt OBrien 258; Sean Fugere 701; K.C. Cridland 217; Stephanie Flory 215, 581; Dorine Fugere 591. Preserve Pinbusters: Handicap: Ken Sprague 259, 659; Chuck Keaton 256, 663; Lucy Smallwood 259, 664; Jan Miller 246, 656. Scratch: Ken Sprague 246, 620; Jeff Koch 234, 655; Lucy Smallwood 190, 457; Jan Miller 182, 464. Suncoast Seniors: Handicap: Jerry Ness 278, 725; Ernie Wiemann 234, 647; Mary Skourn 245, 625; June Williams 215; Helen Simonson 598. Scratch: Jerry Ness 278, 725; Bob Mannella 169; Jack Connell 474; Mary Skourn 179, 427; Barb Steffen 149, 407. Wednesday Night Men: Handicap: Les Burdick 284, 768; Dalton Grudzas 281, 778. Scratch: Sean Fugere 258, 688; Charlie Stein 254, 715. Bowlers of the Week: Susann Brosius, 100 pins over her average, and Dalton Grudzas, 125 pins over his average. DHS boys golf, volleyball teams vie for FSHAA award JEFF BRYAN Riverland News FAME accolades Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Middle School video production students collected more trophies at this years FAME/Jim Harbin state competition, winning honors in Comedy, News, PSA and Book Trailer categories. Attending the awards ceremony in Orlando, from left, were: Jamie Kulik, Michael Bones, Tyler La Mon and Constance Anderson, DMS Media Specialist and FAME member. DHS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY GREENLIGHT DUNNELLON COMMUNICATIONS DMS video production students win statewide awards For the seventh consecutive year, Dunnellon Middle School TV production students have created some of Floridas best student-produced videos. Videos produced in the 201112 school year were recently honored at the FAME/Jim Harbin Awards in Orlando. FAME is the Florida Association of Media in Education and sponsors the state contest. Sparkle Eyes, placed first in the comedy category and was created by Brook Janicki, Sarah Lenz, Michael Bones, Tyler LaMon and Sarah Kerrick. DMS also took first prize in the Public Service Announcement category with Cruel Words, which was produced by the sixth-grade team of Kendall Tuggle, Matti Jenkins, Brandon Spaulding, Jillian Boys, Eduardo Escalante, Carly Chinners, Carina Brown, Kyrstin Nottke, Starlett Tabares, Christopher Doyle and Javon Sherman. Cruel Words was also named as a Best of Festival video at this years International Student Media Festival. The Morning Madness news team of Shelby Webb, Jamie Kulik, Dustin Houlker, Taylor Futch, Kalib McNelly took third place at state and a Book Trailer featuring the novel Tears of a Tiger, placed second in that category. Tears of a Tiger was produced by Alexis James, Allie Howell, Katelin Cortese, Briana Nassar, Vanessa Gonzalez, Jeremiah Brooks, Kobie Jones and Dylan Kitchel. To advance to the state level, the videos must place first in district and regional competition. Im proud, said Beth Wood, the video production teacher. Its fun to have kids in class that are working hard. See HONORS page 13 Final preperations under way for annual trip T onight will be the final parent meeting for our Dunnellon Middle School eighth-grade students going on the annual Washington, D.C., trip. The meeting will be 6 p.m. in the DMS Auditorium. Parents are requested to bring any medications your child will require while on the trip. If you have any questions, call either Dean Thomas or Mr. Jones at 4656720. On Monday, Dec. 3, students going on the annual Dunnellon Middle School Washington, D.C., trip will report to Campus at 4:40 a.m. with buses leaving promptly at 5. Students will return Friday, Dec. 7, at approximately 8 a.m. and parents may pick-up their students at the DMS bus loop. The students going on this once in a lifetime journey are: Haley Below, Ariel Benjamin, Breanna Bergeron, Savanna Bond, Kenneth Boone, Jake Callaghan, Constance Cassell, Destinee Cochran, Katelin Cortese, Hunter Day, Steven Deming, Shane Desena, Landon Futch, Madison Gamble, Garrett Gibbs, Tena Gilbert, Cristina Gonzalez, Zaria Hamilton, Jarod Hamm, Jacob Harden, Briana Hiers, Megan Howard, McKenzie Ingram, River Irwin, Alexis James, Ruthie Delbert Smallridge DMS Principal Stormwater education grants available Public and private educators wishing to teach their students about stormwater quality topics may benefit from a Marion County Office of the County Engineer grant program. Through March 29, 2013, educators serving students who live in unincorporated Marion County may receive funds under the 2012-13 Stormwater Education Grants Program. Grantees may receive up to $750 to use for stormwater/water resource education and up to $1,000 to purchase equipment related to these projects. Interested applicants may visit www.marioncountyfl.org/ stormwater.htm to download grant application instructions and forms. The Office of the County Engineer launched the Stormwater Education Grants Program in 2010 to help students who live in unincorporated Marion County learn about stormwater pollution prevention, karst topography and what the water quality of the Floridan aquifer and other water bodies means to them. For more information about the grants program, call Gail Mowry at 352671-8686. Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News See TRIP page 13

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Hospice schedules community tributeHospice of Marion County and the Interfaith Alliance of Marion County will host a free community tribute from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Hospice headquarters at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., south of the Paddock Mall. This service will honor those no longer with us through devotional music, inspirational readings, and a memory writing wall. Because the holidays may be a difficult time for many, the non-denominational memorial is open to anyone who wishes to remember a loved one in their own way. To RSVP or learn more about the event, call Lisa Varner at 352-854-5230. Watch-Clock Collectors meet monthlyThe Chapter 156 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) meet at 8 a.m. the fourth Sunday monthly except December at VFW Post 4781 at 9401 S.E. 110 St., Ocala. The facility is off State Road 200, behind Sims Furniture and next to MRMC Medical Park at Timber Ridge approximately 8/10 of a mile east of County Road 484. The presentation topics are about repair and maintenance of Clocks and Watches and related subjects. The public is welcome to attend. There is a $2 fee, which covers refreshments and expenses. For more information, call Roger B. Krieger at 352-527-0669 or Jim Beeman at 352-369-3924. a gpa of 3.0 or better. Girls cross country and both swim teams would have qualified, but they didnt have enough students participating, Wentz said. On the field accolades were also given out as the Tigers football team, which finished the season at 5-5, had five players honored as first-team allcounty. Those players included seniors Connor Wentz, Alex Stetz, Jordon Boley and juniors KeAndre Brooks and Keiwan Jones. Honorable mention honorees were: Andre Jackson, Dana Washington, Cole Fagan and Chris Jackson. Wentz, Stetz, William Thomas, Nicklas Weissman were chosen to the all-academic football team. Boley was the Tigers offensive catalyst this past season. The senior signal caller led Dunnellon with 800 yards rushing on 148 carries and scored 15 touchdowns while passing for an additional 853 yards and seven TDs. He also converted two 2-point conversions. Wentz had 14 catches for 157 yards and one touchdown while adding 25 tackles and a sack on the defensive side of the ball. Jones, a junior defensive end, led the Tigers with 84 tackles and was second on the team with nine sacks behind Washingtons teamleading 10.5 sacks. Brooks played offensive and defensive line for Dunnellon. Fagan had 64 tackles from his linebacker position. Andrew Jackson had a teamleading 21 receptions for 518 yards and five touchdowns while recording 19 tackles and one interception. In volleyball, the Lady Tigers Jody Weber was the lone first-team all-county selection. The junior outside hitter/setter led Dunnellon with 30 aces, 74 assists and 53 kills this past year. Additionally, the Lady Tigers Morgan Shalna, Nicole Drew and Zahyrimar Otero earned honorable mention all-county honors. Weber, Otero and Elizabeth Wright were selected for the all-academic volleyball team. Victor Chicas, boys cross country, and Bryce Thalacker, boys golf, earned all-county honors for their respective performances in the MCIAC Cross Country and Golf championships. Thalacker was one of three boys golfers to earn all-academic honors. The other two included Ryan Molloy and Michael Beach. In girls cross country and swimming, Danielle Prinz and Cierra Thompson were named to the all-academic team, respectively. In boys swimming, both Thomas Reilly and Marc Navetta earned allacademic team honors. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 13 1129-RLN The City of Dunnellon City Council will hold a Quasi-Judicial Hearing on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 20750 River Dr., Dunnellon, FL 34431 to consider the adoption of: ZONING CHANGE #REZ2012-05 ORDINANCE #ORD2012-08 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA; AMENDING APPENDIX A ZONING OF THE DUNNELLON CODE OF ORDINANCES, SECTION 6.3, ENTITLED ZONING MAPS, REZONING 0.38 ACRES LEGALLY DESCRIBED ON THE MARION COUNTY TAX ROLLS AS PARCEL NUMBER 3380-0474-00 AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS SEC 35, TWP 16, RGE 18, PLAT BOOK A, PAGE 174, DUNNELLON, LOTS 473, 474, 475 FROM (R-3) MULTIPLE DWELLING TO (P) PUBLIC; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL FREE OF CHARGE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING AND PROVIDE COMMENT. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, ANY PERSON REQUIRING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION AT THIS HEARING BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK AT (352) 465-8500 AT LEAST THREE CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF A PERSON DESIRES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE ABOVE MEETING OR HEARING, HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE HE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE CITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE OF RECORDING EQUIPMENT. 000DDM5 000D4CY 000D9KV UPS Fedex 000D32W Faxing Copies B&W & Color Notary UPS FedEx Embroidery We gladly accept prepaid UPS & Fedex Boxes 11150 N. Williams St., Suite 108, Dunnellon 465-7442 0 0 0 B E 0 8 Johnson, Kaci Jones, Christian Knapp, Philip Laird, Renae Lussier, Ivory Mack, Tyler Matthews, Maddie Maynard, Gabrie McMahan, Brittany Mello, Shelby Meyers, Hunter Miller, Barr Perpente, Robert Reed, Dana Roberts, Dylan Roy, Alexis Shutt, Daniel Spence, Kenneth Staggs, Gregory Stein, Emma Sylvester, Francisco Torres, Logan Townsend, Maddie Troutman, Mathew Tweedy, Kevin Vowell, Hannah Warren, Dominique White, Brianna Williams and Angeliaque Willis. Our chaperones this year are: Dean Rose Thomas, Mr. Glen Jones, Mr. Nick Johnson, Ms. Cynthia Wise and Mrs. Jill Peterson. Bon Voyage! Also, the FFA students participating in the Food Science, Tool Identification, and ParPro Practices will meet from 3:40 to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in the Ag Room with Mr. Dettloff as they continue to hone their skills. DMS eighth-grade students will enjoy a presentation Wednesday, Dec. 5, by the 2012 Magnet Caravan. The schools included in the caravan are: Forest High EMIT; Vanguard High IB; West Port High MCCA and Early College; Dunnellon High Power Generation Academy; Lake Weir High IB; North Marion High AICE; Belleview High AICE. There is also a Magnet Expo coming up from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 24 that will be at the Staff Development Building on the MTI Campus. The DMS Beginning Band will have a rehearsal from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the band room as our young musicians prepare to display their musical talents for the upcoming DMS Winter Concert. We would like to thank these students, their parents and Ms. Kristina Roblow, DMS band director, for their continued dedication to building their musical talent and skills we all will enjoy. Basketball Practice for both boys and girls will be from 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, to Thursday, Dec. 6, in the DMS Gym. Coach Bentle and Coach Rumsey will continue both boys and girls practices. All students are invited to join in on the fun, but must have their parents complete a Parent/ Guardian Consent Form before they may participate in this afterschool program as they strengthen their skills and build their ability to work within a team. As always, we welcome any donation of Box Tops for Education. These little coupons are a huge help in obtaining school supplies for those students who do not have the resources to do so. We thank everyone who has dropped off Box Tops for Education at either Building No. 1 or Building No. 10 and hope you will continue to remember us. Thank you for thinking of us. CALENDAR OF EVENTSThursday, Nov. 29 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Boys and girls basketball practice in the gym. Transportation must be arranged prior to staying for any after-school activity. Monday, Dec. 3 Eight-grade Students going on Washington, D.C., trip depart at 5 a.m.; students must arrive on campus by 4:40. 3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Food Science, Par-Pro Practice, Tool Identification in the Ag Room Tuesday, Dec. 4 to Thursday, Dec. 6 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Boys and girls basketball practice in the gym. Transportation must be arranged prior to staying for any after-school activity. Thrift Shop enjoys annual Fashion Show Photo by Betty Poole The Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop hosted its fifth annual Fashion Show Nov. 7 at Rainbow Rivers Club. Models, from left, are: Phyllis Knight, Marie Wells, Elaine Huett, Donna Stalter, Annabelle Dobbs, Jan Salter, Carmen Fisher and Marie Ponder. More than 60 guests enjoyed the show, had an opportunity to purchase clothing and jewelry brought from the Thrift Shop, win door prizes and enjoy refreshments of gourmet tea sandwiches and numerous decadent desserts. This event showcases the quality clothing, jewelry and accessories available in the shop, which is located in the Historic District at the corner of West Pennsylvania Avenue and Cedar Street, across from the Blues Brothers statue. This all-volunteer organization donates its profits back to the Dunnellon community and welcomes new members. HO N ORS continued from page 12 COMMUNITY NEWS T RIP continued from page 12

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on the city tree. Since the event continues to grow, we are considering providing a larger venue in the coming year in order to include more community vendors and businesses, Bowne said. Mayor Nathan Whitt, sworn in Nov. 13, along with other members of the Dunnellon City Council ,will participate in the tree lighting ceremony. The event will include performances from the Dunnellon Community Chorale and the Dunnellon Community Youth Choir. Each group will perform a variety of holiday songs. Dr. Abraham Robinson, New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, will provide the invocation during the ceremony. In addition to the musical performances, Santa Claus will make an appearance during the event. For more information about the event, call 352465-8500. Other Christmastime events planned for Dunnellon include: The Dunnellon Chamber of Commerces annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. This years theme is Whimzy Christmas. Application deadline is Friday, Dec. 7. Commercial business entry is $25 for chamber members; $50 for non-chamber members; and $10 for nonprofit groups. Volunteers are also needed to assist with the parade, including the line-up. For more information, contact Ariel, parade coordinator, at 352-229-4606, or email dunnellonxmas parade2012@gmail.com or call the Chamber of Commerce at 52-489-2320. Rainbow Springs State Parks annual Santa Over the Rainbow and Light Show will be Dec. 14 to 16, and Dec. 21 to 23 with Lights only Dec. 26 and 27. Admission is $1. Annual passes are not accepted. Children 5 and younger are free. The Friends of the Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteers to help assemble all that needs to be done and to act as elves. For more information about volunteer opportunities, call Nicky Aiken, park services specialist, at 352-4658555 or email Nicky.Aiken@ dep.state.fla.us but the tests were inconclusive. The night he was born, Mrs. Stephens said, she remembers it well. He was born at 10:35 p.m. Nov. 18, 1999, and it would be 59 minutes before medical personnel could get the youngster to start breathing. In addition to the rare form of a restrictive lung disease he would later be diagnosed with, part of Stephens liver and small intestine were exposed because there was a small hole in his abdomen where the skin didnt close around the umbilical cord. When they took him that night, he never cried, he never took a breath, recalled Mrs. Stephens, who already had three children at home, twin 4year-old daughters and an almost 2-year-old son. They already had the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) doctor there with a team of nurses. They had a bag over his mouth, and thats what they were doing. He was blue. He never did cry, never took a breath. They raced him from the operating room to the NICU and put him on a ventilator. It took the doctors and nurses 59 minutes to get him breathing and stabilized and on the ventilator. There was plenty of uncertainty if Daniel would make it through the night, let alone at all. It was extremely difficult, Mrs. Stephens said, noting the difficulty of explaining the situation to their three children at home. The doctor said he wouldnt live through the night. I remember, I kept asking my husband, Bill, how the baby was doing and he kept saying the doctors told him he wasnt going to make it. We didnt sleep. Bill spent a lot of time in the chapel the next few weeks. Daniel did make it through the night, as nurses took Mrs. Stephens to see him the next morning. They said he was not going to live a week, she explained. And even if he did, the diagnosis was bleak. We had everything checked out from head to toe, inside and out. Even if he does live, doctors said, his mind will be mush. Hed been deprived of oxygen way too long. The Stephenses continued praying, leaning on their faith in God and holding out hope. As Christmas approached, doctors and nurses at the private, Catholic Birmingham, Ala.-based hospital approached the Stephenses with two options take Daniel off the ventilator and let him die or transfer him to the nearby Childrens Hospital at the University of Alabama Birmingham. It was not a decision we told doctors we couldnt make right away, Mrs. Stephens said. We didnt want to make a knee-jerk reaction. It was extremely emotionally draining. We just never had a peace about it. We eventually decided to move down the street, we were going to be his parents as long as possible, we were not going to turn the ventilator off. However, the hospital switch couldnt take place immediately, because the Stephenses had to wait for available space at the Childrens Hospital. As Christmas passed and the near year came, Daniel and his family waited and waited on a spot to open. But as the family waited, Mrs. Stephens said another amazing miracle occurred. Daniel had managed to pull his own tube out and started breathing on his own. The crash cart was always on stand-by next to him, Mrs. Stephens explained. He had a nurse there who called for the medical team. They came in and just watched him, because he stayed pink and he was breathing on his own. That began the slow process of coming off the ventilator. He had to wear one of those bubble oxygen hoods and then we went onto nasal tubes. Finally, 3 1/2 months after his birth, Daniel would come home. But the long nights and the journey was just beginning for the family. 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Stephens said. But we had all of our family around, and amazing church support. We had a large outpouring of love and support. Surgeries a way of lifeThough he just recently turned 13, Daniel has been through 33 surgeries so far in life. Hes scheduled for two more before the end of the year, his mother said. Of the 33 surgeries, 20 have been for his back. Several of the surgeries have been very experimental, including having Daniel fitted for a VEPTR, which stands for Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib. When the Stevenses relocated to Florida, first Orlando and then Dunnellon, the family began going to Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, where they were introduced to Dr. Johnson Phillips, a spine specialist whos treated Daniel for the past 10 years, realized Daniels scoliosis was progressing so fast. So in 2005, Daniel had the device implanted. They were afraid, one day, hed stop breathing, most likely in the night, Mrs. Stephens explained. His ribs were crushing in on his lungs, so they put this rod system in to prevent that from happening. While the device was working to help increase Daniels breathing and protect his lungs, a problem with the metal device installed in his spine was lurking that was slowly killing the youngster. He just developed these mysterious symptoms and they progressively got worse, Mrs. Stephens said. His breathing got difficult and he was just constantly itching. It looked like someone took a cheese grater to his body. Anywhere he could get to, he was just scratching. An orthopedic surgeon, who is a friend of the Stephens family, alerted Mr. and Mrs. Stephens to the potential that Daniel was allergic to metals. However, when Mrs. Stephens first broached the subject with doctors, they scoffed at the idea. Doing research online, Mrs. Stephens discovered a company in Belgium that would test Daniels blood for any type of allergy. She ordered a testing kit, drew Daniels blood and mailed the vials back to the company. Soon, the results were returned. Daniel is allergic to every single metal there is, she explained. Imagine youve got allergies and theres pollen stuck in your nasal cavity and you just cannot get rid of it. And hes got this metal stuck inside his body thats just killing him. With the test results in hand, they took them to his doctors. Immediately, he had the rods in his back removed. Within three days, Daniel was no longer itching or scratching and his breathing had improved. About six months later, his doctor placed a piece of soft metal in his forearm to verify the allergic reaction. Sure enough, within two weeks, he started clawing at his arm, Mrs. Stephens explained. We said theres your proof. So they took the piece out and hes been fine. Still, he needed the rods in his back to protect his lungs from getting crushed. His doctor found an experimental diamondlike, carbon coated rod, but the material had yet to be approved by the federal government for use in a human. Because it was so experimental, Daniels doctor had to get approval from Congress and the USDA, Mrs. Stephens explained, noting the specific use of the humanitarian medical exemption, which often allows for the use of experimental procedures if they can save a life. Now, when work or maintenance is completed on the rods, the Stephenses must sign a waiver agreeing not to file a lawsuit if something goes wrong. Recently, Daniel underwent surgery to upgrade his hardware from a small to a medium, because hed outgrown the rods hed previously had. The surgery wasnt without complications. He developed a staph infection, which hospitalized him for a few weeks. Daniel just returned home two weeks ago; however, the new rods caused one of his ribs to break and doctors will need to repair the rod and fix the broken rib. On the positive side, his mother said, the new rods have paid off, increasing his lung function to 50 percent, up from 35 percent prior to his most recent surgery. Its what we have to do, Mrs. Stephens explained. Its pulling on his back and holding it upright. Its working. The proof is his pulmonary function test went up. Its allowing room for his lungs to expand and hes starting to breathe more. Its incredible. Still, Daniel suffers from sleep apnea and must use a bi-pap. Right now, hes currently in need of a central line to provide much needed antibiotics to treat the staph infection. Once it clears, doctors can perform the next two surgeries hes in need of. Hes getting better, its just taken a good while, Mrs. Stephens said. We have an amazing team of doctors, theyve literally saved Daniels life. Medical bills take a toll With all of the surgeries, medicines and formula Daniel has been through and uses throughout the years, the medical bills never take a break. Mrs. Stephens said the family has always made sure it carries a top notch insurance provider. Currently, the family uses Blue Cross Blue Shield, which covers 80 percent of the costs. However, that still leaves 20 percent of all of their costs to come from their own pocket. A $50,000 bill typically requires the family to pay anywhere between $4,000 to $6,000. We have just always carried a large amount of medical debt, Mrs. Stephens said, noting their other son, Matthew, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes a couple of years ago. We always get the bills paid off, it might take us a few years, but its in Gods time. We take it one day at a time. Its tough. Mrs. Stephens explained people generally ask what they can do to help, but often shes left telling them, Physically, theres not much you can do. With two children requiring much-needed medical attention, especially Daniel, date nights and lavish vacations are typically out of the question. We often feel bad that our kids dont have a normal life, she said. When other families are going to Disney World, were paying off medical bills. Weve been fortunate to be able to take the kids to Disney World and SeaWorld with the help of family and friends. When Daniels recent medical problems arose, friend and fellow church member Sarah Joe Thomas approached and asked what could be done to help the family. An idea for a communitywide fundraiser came about, and thats exactly whats going to happen. First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, the Stephens church, also assists with the Daniel Stephens Fund. Those who wish can make a donation to the fund which is used to pay medical bills for the family. It all goes through the church, Mrs. Stephens said, so those wishing to know where the money is being spent can view it if they wish. I dont want people to question where the money goes, not that theres ever been a time its ever been done, Mrs. Stephens explained. We just want them to know its being used for the right reasons, not the wrong ones. Thats why it all goes through the church. Daniel a gentle giantMrs. Stephens said there have never been milestone markers youd look for in Daniel that youd do for other children such as crawling, walking and talking. Daniel has never done anything on time, she explained. We call it Daniel time, whenever he gets around to it, hes done amazingly well. Daniel is currently a sixth-grader at Dunnellon Christian Academy. Despite all hes been through in his life, Mrs. Stephens said hes only a year behind in school. Hes basically holding his own, she said. Hes not a straight A student; hes an average B-C student, with occasional As. Mrs. Stephens described Daniels personality as very sweet, kind and loving. Hes just always had that, hes kind of like a gentle giant, she said. Hes strong in a quiet way. He faces every battle and just takes it in stride. There are times hes fearful. Hes always been such a happy child. Hes just got the best little demeanor and personality, hes feisty. Hes so positive and so happy. Mrs. Stephens said Daniel had set a goal to reach 4 feet tall this past summer, which he did. He found a positive angle in everything, she explained, noting when he would have to have his rods readjusted, it would help straighten his back. He went in for one tuneup and they got him 3/4 inches taller. Daniel was named after Daniel in the Old Testament, but Mrs. Stephens said she didnt have anything to do with selecting the name and the name was chosen well before he was born. Its funny, Bill picked that name way before he was born, she said. I fought him on it. I really didnt like that name. I finally just caved and gave in. A few years after Daniel was born, Mrs. Stephens said she looked up the Biblical meaning of his name. It literally means God holds your breath in his hand, she explained. Hes protected his breathing from the get go. He made him. 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Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 17 Fictitious Name Notices 328-1129 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE Notice Under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at OCALA, Florida, this 13TH day of NOVEMBER, 2012. SBCare Health Network, Inc., OWNER November 29, 2012 the fictitious name of CORNERSTONE PHARMACY located at 2509 NE 14TH STREET, in the County of MARION, in the City of OCALA, Florida 34470 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations Fictitious Name Notices Fictitious Name Notices Meeting Notices 327-1129 RIV 12/5 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, a United Way supported organization, will be facilitating the Bi-Monthly Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday,December 5, 2012. 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NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of DOROTHY Q. GARRETT a/k/a DOROTHY QUINN GARRETT deceased, whose date of death was September 8, 2012, File Number 2012-CP-1653 (F), is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, upon whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 22 2012. Personal Representative: /s/Thomas J. Quinn Estate of Dorothy Q. Garrett a/k/a Dorothy Quinn Garrett 9201-B S.W. 83rd Court, Ocala, Florida 34481 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Robert J. Reynolds Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No.: 0021415 8810 S.W. 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All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 29, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/Kelly Yankaitis 3026 Stralow Lane, Machesney Park, Illinois, 61115 Attorney for Personal Representative: LORENZO RAMUNNO, Florida Bar Number: 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA, 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100 Ocala, FL34476, Telephone: (352)854-5570 Fax: (352) 854-926, E-Mail: ramunnolaw@gmail.com Secondary E-Mail: ramunnolaw34476@gmail.com www.ramunnolawfirm.com November 29 & December 6, 2012 329-1206 RIV Estate of: Cole, Kenneth Case No. 2012 CP 1623 Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-1623 Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF KENNETH SELA COLE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of KENNETH SELA COLE, deceased, whose date of death was September 18, 2012, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. 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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, November 29, 2012 Vol 31 No. 6 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Letters to Santa, photos wantedThe Riverland Newsis seeking Letters to Santa as well as pictures of your children, grandchildren, nieces of nephews in Christmas pictures for its Christmas Card Cuties Holiday edition, slated for publication Dec. 20. Letters and photos can be emailed to Editor Jeff Bryan at editor@river landnews.com, or mailed to our office at 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope if photos need to be returned. Photos submitted via email must be high-resolution images. Deadline to submit letters and photos is Dec. 13.Donations sought for childrens partyDunnellon Fire Rescue is seeking donations for its yearly Needy Childrens Christmas Party. Anyone wishing to help in this cause may send their donations to 12014 S. Williams St., Dunnellon, FL 34432. The event will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Dunnellon Bingo Hall.RRC to host annual meeting SaturdayRainbow River Conservation Inc. will host its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Rainbow Rivers Club. Guest speakers include Mary Szafraniec, a research scientist at SWFWMD, who will discuss her work on Tracking Ecological Change in the Rainbow River; Dr. Holland, a professor of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management, and Ms. Croteau, a Ph.D. student from the University of Florida, will review their one-year study about the Impact of Recreation Activity on the Rainbow River. President Burt Eno will also provide an overview of RRC activities and accomplishments of the past year. All RRC members and the public are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.rainbowriver conservation.com. City tree lighting ceremony set for Friday Its time to light it up. The grounds of Dunnellon City Hall, 20750 River Drive, will be aglow Friday, when the citys Christmas tree is decorated for the holiday season. The ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo at the corner of River Drive and U.S. 41 on the grounds of City Hall. The annual tree lighting is a way to bring the diverse community together to celebrate the holiday season, said Dunnellon City Clerk Dawn Bowne, who coordinated the event for the second consecutive year. We will have families join us for the festive event, and whether young or old, everyone enjoys seeing Santa join in on the fun. This is the second year the city of Dunnellon has sponsored this event, Bowne added, taking over from a community group. The event attracted several hundred people last year. We hope to exceed that amount this year, Bowne said. Crews installed lights on the tree and around City Hall last week to get ready for the ceremony. Additionally, city officials invited area day care centers to have children make decorations to hang Dunkin robber caught Frye prime suspect in Little Caesars robberyA 24-year-old Dunnellon man was apprehended and charged with armed robbery Nov. 20 after authorities captured the suspect hiding in a wooded area off North Camp Drive. According to arrest reports, Zachary D. Frye was charged with armed robbery, resisting an officer without violence, retail petit theft and violation of probation after Frye robbed Dunkin Doughnuts at 11325 N. Williams St., shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20. Authorities said Frye is a main person of interest and suspect in the Nov. 17 robbery of Little Caesars in which the suspect wore similar style clothing and brandished a knife. The report stated Frye entered Dunkin Doughnuts, walked behind a counter and made contact with two employees. During the confrontation with the employees, Frye brandished a knife so the victims could see it. He then ordered that one victim get off the phone and demanded money. According to the report, the employees told authorities Frye raised the knife about his waist, pointing it at them. Both of them said they were in fear for their lives. At this time, the report stated, both employees emptied the contents of the drive-thru register and gave Frye an undetermined amount of money. Frey was reported to have been wearing a grey-color hooded jacket, blackcolor gloves, brown work boots and blue jean pants. Witnesses told authorities Frye was covering his face with a black in color bandana. The report stated Frey then exited the store and traveled east toward Creeks Street as a third victim also exited the store yelling, weve been robbed. Witnesses at Sonic at 11351 N. Williams St. began to follow Frey, Gentle giant Photos courtesy of the Stephens familyDaniel Stephens was required to wear a halo during his 57-day stint in the hospital prior to having experimental coated rods placed in his back. Since the rods had been removed and doctors were doing the allergy testing, his kyphosis progressed to such an extreme degree more than 100 degrees he had to be put in a halo and stay in traction to pull his spine as much upright as possible. When he was able to come out of the halo, Dr. Phillips put the first set of coated rods in his back. Teen takes life in stride despite medical conditions Biblically, Daniel spent one night in the Lions Den. For 13-year-old Daniel Stephens, his entire life has been spent in the Lions Den. Yet, each time, hes overcome the odds. However, for one to understand exactly the magnitude of odds stacked against Stephens, one must understand what the teenager has undergone since birth. Stephens was born several weeks early, his mother, Dawn Stephens, having to undergo an emergency CSection. She had already dealt with a handful of complications throughout her third, and final, pregnancy. Early in her second trimester, she went into prelabor. Doctors ordered her on strict bed rest to stop the labor. Mrs. Stephens underwent numerous tests to determine if there were problems or other complications that would arise during her pregnancy with Daniel, Event scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. at City Hall JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See LIGHTING page 15 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDebra Coffey shows off one of the many samples she and her husband, Tom, share with prospective buyers of their homemade goats cheese. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See GENTLE page 15 See DUNKIN page 3 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Zachary D. Frye Cheese worth goating about Nestled into the backside of Rainbow Lake Estates, Coffey Break Farms sits on multiple acres of farmland. On the property are several goats, horses, dogs, cats and a large Koi pond. There, Debra and Tom Coffey have their daily routine down to a tee. Tom heads to the constructed milking barn, a modest structure the couple had built in which they recently finished their own modifications, including a milking room for their goats. Tom brings in the goats, has them hop onto a table where he gives them a morning portion of feed as he milks them. Currently, the Coffeys milk two goats a day after selling their two males. While Tom is busy collecting a fresh supply of milk, Debra is in the kitchen, taking the haul collected the day before and whipping it into a fresh batch of cheese. It takes 10 quarts of fresh milk to make one Local couple produce their own goats cheese JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See CHEESE page 3 Area youths place homemade decorations on the citys Christmas tree during last years tree lighting ceremony. Area preschoolers were invited to create ornaments for this years tree.

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batch of cheese. A batch, Coffey said, will make up to 14 5-ounce logs of cheese. When the Coffeys were at the height of production, their four goats would produce about 30 quarts of milk, allowing Debra to produce three batches of cheese, or about 42 5-ounce logs of cheese. During the height of their production, Tom would milk the goats twice a day, but now is doing the task once a day. Overall, the process to make the cheese is a 24-hour process, Debra said. After chilling the milk, which takes up to four hours, Debra then takes the product she will use and freezes it for 24 hours. Once frozen, Debra begins adding a variety of ingredients to each log. All told, the Coffeys produce seven different varieties of cheese: Garlic Basil, Plain Honey, Cranberry Honey Pecan, Chocolate Cherry, Herb Chili Pepper, Habanero Garlic Dill and Fig Date Walnut. Debra Coffey said the Cranberry Honey Pecan is the biggest seller while the spicier logs are the second most popular flavors customers seek. We get a lot of compliments, she said. People really love our product. Yet, its getting those whove never tasted goats cheese to give it a try. Youll get strange looks from some, but once they try it, theyre somewhat sold, she explained. But we always get those who wont even attempt it. Coffey said one positive comment customers give their product is the taste. They tell me its not gamey like other goat cheeses theyve tried, she said. Weve turned a lot of heads, but I think what makes the difference is what we feed them and keeping them away from the bugs and such. Plus, weve got the new milking barn up and we keep it really clean. Debra Coffey said she got the idea to begin producing goats cheese while watching The Martha Stewart Show, which had featured an author who had written about her endeavor making goats cheese. It really inspired me to do something, Coffey explained. Prices for a 5-ounce log range from $5 to $9, Coffey said. Though the prices seem high, she said, it is mostly to offset the cost of the labor and other items used in the final product. This is very labor intensive, she said. And while the prices seem high, the folks are paying for the feed and other items as well as the labor to make the cheese. Were certainly not making a killing. The Coffeys ply their ware at the First Saturday Historic Village sale in Downtown Historic Dunnellon, as well as the Farmers Market the first and third Friday monthly at the Beverly Hills Recreation Center. So far, weve been pretty busy, Coffey explained. Theres a lot of people whove been placing orders for the holidays. For more information about the goats cheese or to place an order, call 352-489-1834. who at that time retrieved his bicycle, which was parked behind the dumpster at Dunkin Doughnuts. Witnesses followed Frey to the rear of Dunnellon Plaza at 11223 N. Williams St., at which time Frey jumped off his bicycle and jumped over the fence into the retention pond and begin running east-bound toward Chatmire. Frey, the report stated, continued to travel through the woods and into North Blue Cove. The Marion County Sheriffs Office assisted the Dunnellon Police Department, using the sheriffs office helicopter and located Frye in the woods west of Camp Drive. A sheriffs office K-9 unit tracked Frye to his location and upon finding him, provided verbal commands to give me your hand. According to the report, Frye then began swinging at the K-9 at which time the K-9 bit Frye on his lower left thigh. At this time, Frye was only wearing blue jean pants and brown in color work boots. Frye also had multiple lacerations to his chest, back, arms and legs from running through the woods and was short of breath. Once Frye was placed into handcuffs, the victims and witnesses positively identified him. Post Miranda, Frey told authorities he was just camping in the woods because him and his mother were fighting. Frye, the report stated, told officials he was not involved in the robbery and refused to answer any questions. According to Marion County Jail records, no bond was set for Frye. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 3 Seven Days A Week Rain or Shine Call to see how you can receive 2 Weeks Free 352-563-5655 769453 The #1 Provider of News and Advertising Information in Citrus County 000D4VF 000A8NZ 352-622-3937 museumeyecare@live.com Dr. James A. Muse Board Certified Board Certified Optometric Physician Optometric Physician Our commitment to personalized eyecare... Your eyes are our masterpiece. 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Only permitted hunters will be allowed on the property during these dates. All of the permits for these hunts have been sold. Hlpata Tastanaki Preserve is approximately six miles east of Dunnellon, south of the Dunnellon Municipal Airport. Public access is off County Road 484. This activity is one of a series of wild hog hunts taking place on District lands in an effort to control the damage being caused to the natural habitat. The District only allows hogs to be controlled through hunts when the damage they cause exceeds unacceptable levels, and damage is occurring more frequently and with increasing severity. Wild hogs live throughout Florida in various habitats, but prefer moist forests and swamps, as well as pine flatwoods. They are omnivorous and feed by rooting with their broad snouts, which can cause extensive damage to the natural habitat. In fact, they can leave an area looking like a plowed field. Wild hogs are not native to Florida and are believed to have been introduced by explorer Hernando DeSoto as early as 1539. They can weigh more than 300 pounds and travel in herds of several females and their offspring. For more information, please call the Land Resources Department at the Districts Brooksville Headquarters at 800-4231476 or 352-796-7211, ext. 4467. Special to the Riverland News JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsTom Coffey milks one of the couples two goats. CHEESE continued from page 1 A member of the Florida Press Association352-489-2731 352-489-6593 (Fax)The Riverland News serves Dunnellon and the surrounding areas: Blue Cove, Chatmire, Hills of Ocala, Lake Tropicana, Rainbows End, Rainbow Lakes Estates, All the Rainbow Springs Area, Rio Vista and Vogt Springs.The Riverland News is delivered on Thursday to subscribers by our carriers and mail. The newspaper is also available inside area stores and at various boxes throughout the community. 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4 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 River views DHS baseball booster club says thanks for support at golf tourneyThe DHS Baseball Booster Club would like to thank the players, sponsors and volunteers that supported the Aaron Deneau Memorial Golf Tournament. Thanks for helping to make our tournament a great success. We hope to see everyone again next year. Gary Kudlack, presidentDHS Baseball Booster ClubVice mayor wrong in action; letter writer was boringI am, and have been, a resident of Dunnellon for almost 30 years and I have never heard or read of a councilmember being so rude to its citizens and noncitizens. Rainbow Springs residents have had ties with Dunnellon for years. They are a part of our businesses staying alive and providing jobs. Now comes a councilmember who took away anothers right to freedom of speech. They have that right when when the City Councils decisions affect their wallets. Yes, Mr. Dennis Evans, that is you. You should have said nothing and quietly left if you cannot handle the truth as many others see it, including myself. But no you acted like a dictator and a rude one. I will say it again the communication skills of Ms. Lisa Algiers is greatly lacking. I question her ability of knowledge and her pay and just what are her qualifications and degrees? Obviously, her communication skills are lacking such that you felt being rude on her behalf was necessary. Mr. Evans enjoy this term, I do think it will be your last and know of one that is eye balling your seat. And no, its not me. I just hope he runs for your seat. OK, Mr. Burt Eno of Rainbow Springs I admire you and your fight for fairness, but your letters are long boring repetition. I really tried, but you lost me in only a quarter of your last letter. Minds need new refreshing articles. I must take issue with all this bashing toward Greenlight Communications Dunnellon. I am a happy customer and we are actually getting services from Greenlight at a much lower cost than AT&T, Dish, DirectTv, Bright House and Comcast. Service, if needed, gets immediate attention. Switches make it quick and fast without a house call. Now many of you preach boycott Greenlight, it is sucking our money from us. How? With your preaching this boycott, revenues will be sought from other avenues, i.e., Rainbow Springs to support it without benefits for Rainbow Springs residents. I realize you are justifiably Taste buds will dance with delight It was hard watching my daughters grow older, become their own persons and then leave the nest. However, its even harder watching your mother and father growing older. Suddenly, youre the parent and theyre the child. Thats a role reversal that neither one of you can be comfortable with. How do you tell your parents to take their medicine or get some sleep? Especially when you have an old-fashioned father like mine who thinks he is and always will be the patriarch of the family. In most ways hes right, but right now he needs to relinquish just a bit of his power. Its a very personal story and its not mine, so I wont go into detail but suffice it to say weve had my dad at the VA hospital twice this month as an in-patient. I am discovering my dad has a vulnerable side. Hes not the Superman I always thought he was, and thats OK. Hes human just like the rest of us and he has fears. Its been hard watching my dad lose weight and not having much of an appetite. Thanksgiving was just two days away and we werent sure if we were doing dinner at home or if we would be eating off trays in the hospital. But we did know we would not celebrate without him. One of my favorite Thanksgiving moments is when my dad carves the turkey. He does a tremendous job. It would be hard to find somebody to fill his shoes in that department. When something bad happens in your life, thats when you know you have a good family, one that sticks together and is always there for each other. A family that doesnt say, No I cant go with you today because I am busy. When we visit the hospital, we go as a group. Mainly so we can support each other. Also an extra set of ears is always good. My oldest daughter, Mandy, has always been close with her Papa and she has so much patience with him. Shes been over to his house every day helping them with whatever they need. My youngest daughter, Alicia, sits with my dad, talks to him and watches football with him. That is good for both of them. I know we are most fortunate because although my dads illness is serious, if he follows the rules and does everything hes supposed to, he can live another 20 years at least. Thats where I come in. As his only daughter its my duty to make sure he does. My husband asked me the other day: How do you do it? Everybody depends on you. I answered as simply as possible: The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association OPINIONS INVITEDThe opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. RIVERLAND NEWS THE OTHER GUY LETTERS JERSEY GIRL GUEST COLUMN Hunting season is open. Rather than hunting for game, may we recommend setting your sights for the Part D Medicare prescription drug plan thats best for you? Youll have more time than usual this year, because open season is lasting longer than usual. If you currently are enrolled in Medicare and are considering changes to your Medicare Part D plan, act now. The open season runs from October 15 to December 7. The Medicare Part D prescription drug program is available to all Medicare beneficiaries to help with the cost of medications. Joining a Medicare prescription drug plan is voluntary, and participants pay an additional monthly premium for the coverage. While all Medicare beneficiaries can participate in the prescription drug program, some people with limited income and resources also are eligible for Extra Help to pay for monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. Many people qualify for these big savings and dont even know it. To figure out whether you are eligible for the Extra Help, Social Security needs to know your income and the value of any savings, investments, and real estate (other than the home you live in). To qualify, you must be receiving Medicare and have: Income limited to $16,755 for an individual or $22,695 for a married couple living together. Even if your annual income is higher, you still may be able to get some help with monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. Some examples where your income may be higher include if you or your spouse: Support other family members who live with you; Have earnings from work; or Live in Alaska or Hawaii; and Resources limited to $13,070 for an individual or $26,120 for a married couple living together. Resources include such things as bank accounts, stocks, and bonds. We do not count your house or car as resources. You can complete an easy-to-use online application for Extra Help at www.socialsecurity.gov. Click on Medicare on the top right side of the page. Then click on Get Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs. To apply by phone or have an application mailed to you, call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) and ask for the Application for Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan The hunt for Medicare, Part D Seeing family age is tough Ivividly remember the first time my friend, Rose, slathered a cracker with a glob of goats cheese on it for me to sample. My reaction wasnt the best. I wrinkled my nose and furrowed my brow. Goats cheese, I responded. Cheese comes from milk. Milk comes from cows. This was a simple deduction of reasoning, having seen a cow being milked up close and personal. Sure, this kid from Kansas did not grow up on a farm but hes been around plenty of them to know where milk, cheese and a variety of other dairy products come from. Goats? Dont be ridiculous, Balki Bartokomous, a fictitious sheep farmer on the television sitcom, Perfect Strangers, once said. My friend walked toward me, waving the cracker and cheese at me. I felt like I was a toddler trapped in a high chair as their mother was feeding them some substance spooned out of a jar of baby food. The only thing missing was the sound of either a plane coming in for a landing or a train coming down the track. Dont be such a baby, my friend said, shoving the cheese-slathered cracker in my hand. I looked at the object now in my hand. It was not a vegetable, nor was it green in color. Still, this was new territory. This wasnt the cheese my mother brought home to us. I sized up the cracker, which at this point looked the size of a serving plate, and eyeballed it for the longest time. I sniffed the cheese. Nothing funny, my investigative skills detected. I lifted the cracker up as if I was looking under the hood of a car, knowing full well in either instance, I had no clue what I was hoping to find or discover, for that matter. Finally, I was given a stout verbal warning. Eat it, its not going to kill you, my friend interjected, giving me a stern look. Knowing full well I had procrastinated long enough, I said a quick prayer and put 911 on speed dial and eyed the edible object in my hand one final time. I wasnt going to take it one small nibble at a time. No, this was a matter of eating the morsel in one whole bite. Putting a whole cracker in my mouth is nothing compared to having inserted my foot there many times. Now that I have experienced. As I was about to say one final prayer, my friend glanced in my direction. Leaning against the kitchen counter, she crossed her arms. See LETTERS page 5 See SOCIAL page 6 Adon Williams Audrey Beem See JERSEY page 5 Jeff Bryan Editor See OTHER page 5

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And thats what keeps me going. Sure Im tired, more mentally than physically. But I remember my dad always being there for me and always taking care of me and I can now repay the favor. When we were kids and were sick with high fevers, it was my dad who would come in with the alcohol and rub us down. He would be the one who bandaged our bruises and removed our splinters, and always with a gentle hand. They sent my dad home recently with 12 new medications. Some have to be taken at night; some in the morning; and some have to be taken twice a day. He allowed me to straighten them out and fill his pill box. We are getting there. Baby steps. My dad will always be my hero. I will always picture him as he once was all those years ago when he used to carry me to bed or let me sit on his lap. I know hes going to bounce back and be himself again in no time. There are so many irresponsible fathers out there. My dad was never one of them. I know I will feel my dads hands on my shoulders for the rest of my life. angry and fighting mad, but to bite off your nose to spite your face is stupidity. Greenlight is also creating jobs. It is something that is very much needed in Dunnellon and Rainbow Springs. Not every one can be supported by pensions and Social Security as in your retirement community. Fight City Hall until the new mayor is confident in his new position and can be a positive tool in healing our two cities, but really I see no logic in battling away at Greenlight as customers will help them to become independent and offer more to all for less cost. As I said, we get more and better services for less than all the companies listed above. Mary HackerDunnellonPD thanks community for fundraising supportThe Dunnellon Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out and participated in our Coffee Cuffs Caf event Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Victorian Nights holiday event, which was sponsored by the Historical Village Shops of Dunnellon. During this event, we offered a place to sit and enjoy an evening of celebration as well as an array of hot beverages and a bountiful selection of sweet treats. Refreshments included hot apple cider, hot chocolate, flavored coffees, cappuccinos and a large assortment of treats; from cupcakes and cookies to pies and caramel corn. This evening was a huge success and enjoyed by all, but it would not have been possible without the support from the following sponsors: the Historical Village Shops of Dunnellon, Aarons Rental, DreamBelieve-Achieve Learning Center, Cadence Bank, Christina of Abigails Caf, Derik of Russ Welding & Machine, The Volunteer Thrift Store, The Community Thrift Store, Annie Johnsons Thrift Store Dunkin Donuts, Ariane of Fairy Tale Hair & Face painting, Suzanne Mogdan, Sonic, Dunnellon Little League, and all of our wonderful police department, city hall and fire department employees who so generously volunteered their time to make this event special for all. All proceeds from this event will benefit Special Olympics Florida and the Dunnellon Little League. Joanne Black, chief Officers and Staff,Dunnellon Police DepartmentRiverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 5 If the cheese didnt kill me, she might. Cheers, I said with a sheepish grin on my face as she nodded. Down the hatch it went. I closed my mouth and dug the back molars into the cracker, with about a pound of cheese nestled on top. It might have been an ounce, maybe less, but at this moment it felt like much more. I was not sure what to expect, as I held my hand over the call button in case I tumbled to the ground. Instead, much to my delight my taste buds danced with delight. I chewed, I chewed some more as the cracker and cheese made its way into my system. It tasted like cream cheese, only smoother and a better kick to it. Kraft had nothing on it. Wow! I said. That was pretty good stuff. Not one to gloat about the goat product, my friend just smiled. She was right. I would have told her not to get used to it, but I wasnt about to debate the topic at hand. I was in a no win situation. She slathered up another cracker with a heaping of cheese and passed it to me. I gobbled it up like a dog waiting for scraps at the dinner table. I said the cheese wouldnt kill you, but if you dont chew, youre going to choke on the cracker, she said as I had inhaled the morsel in seconds. I wasnt about to argue her second point as I washed down the remains of the second cracker with a glass of water. So when I learned there was a local family producing their own goats cheese, I was pretty excited. For starters, Ive developed a taste for the product. Secondly, its exciting we have a local family venturing out into the business world with a product thats becoming popular for folks allergic to traditional dairy products. I can certainly attest to the quality of the Coffeys goat cheese. Granted Im not an expert about goat cheese, but it definitely lit up my taste buds. I would certainly recommend sampling their product, which they sell at the First Saturday event in Downtown Dunnellon and the first and third Fridays at the Farmers Market at the Beverly Hills Recreation Center. 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New AA group meets Mondays at churchLight in Dark Places, a new Alcohols Anonymous (AA) group, will meet at noon Mondays at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon at 20831 Powell Road. The public is welcome. For more information, call Francis Endryck at 352-476-2819 or email fendryck@tampabay.rr. com.Nar-Anon hosts weekly meetingsThe Nar-Anon Family Group hosts the Together We Grow meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church at 20641 Chestnut St., Room 204. Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts, sharing experiences, strength, hope, and providing a path to serenity and peace of mind. For more information, visit www.NARANONFL.org.Forget-Me-Not program open to publicThe First United Methodist Church is opening its Forget-MeNot Program to the community. This is a program provided by the church to offer four hours of respite care for caregivers of early dementia and Alzheimers patients. The program is also including seniors who just need to get out of the house for a few hours and socialize with other seniors. This program is free and meets from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the church Friendship Hall. Trained volunteers provide activities and refreshments. For more information, call Grace Burks at 489-2580 or Joey Weisbaum at 489-6963.Rainbow Springs church to host LIFT ministryJoin the ladies at the Rainbow Springs Village Church for Ladies in Fellowship Together (LIFT) fellowship. The goal is to LIFT one another in encouragement, LIFT our missionaries in prayer and LIFT the name of Jesus Christ. If childcare is desired, call the church office for arrangements. LIFT meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. For more information about this ministry, e-mail Cindy Greaves at women@ caringpeople.org. Rainbow Springs Village Church is at 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. For more information, contact the church at 489-0249 or at www. caringpeople.org. Costs (SSA-1020). Or go to your nearest Social Security office. And if you would like more information about the Medicare Part D prescription drug program, visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227; TTY 877486-2048). So this open season, hunt for something that could put an extra $4,000 in your pocket bag the best Medicare prescription drug plan for you and see if you qualify for the Extra Help through Social Security. Thats a trophy worth displaying in your den.Social Security Q&AQuestion: How many Social Security numbers have been issued since the program started? Answer: Since 1935, we have assigned more than 465 million Social Security numbers and each year we assign about 5.5 million new numbers. With approximately 1 billion combinations of the 9-digit Social Security number, the current system will provide us with enough new numbers for several generations into the future. To learn more about Social Security numbers and cards, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs /10002.html. Question: How do I change my citizenship status on my Social Security record? Answer: To change the citizenship shown on our records you need to: Complete an Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5), available at www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber/ss5.htm; and Show us documents proving your: Age; Identity; and New or revised citizenship status (We only accept certain documents as proof of citizenship. These include your U.S. passport, a Certificate of Naturalization, or a Certificate of Citizenship. If you are not a U.S. citizen, Social Security will ask to see your current immigration documents.) Take (or mail) your completed application and documents to your local Social Security office. All documents must be either originals or copies certified by the issuing agency. We cannot accept photocopies or notarized copies of documents. For more information, visit www.socialsecurity.gov. Question: Can I receive Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits at the same time? Answer: You may be able to receive SSI benefits in addition to monthly Social Security benefits if your Social Security benefit amount is low enough for you to qualify. Whether you can get SSI benefits depends on your income and resources (the things you own). Social Security benefits you receive can make a difference in SSI eligibility and the amount you may be entitled to. You can find out more about the SSI program by going to www.socialsecurity.gov and selecting the SSI tab. Question: I have never worked but my spouse has. What will my benefits be? Answer: As a spouse, you may be entitled to one-half of a retired workers benefit amount when you reach full retirement age. If you want to get a Social Security retirement benefit as early as age 62, the amount of your benefit is reduced. The amount of reduction depends on when you will reach full retirement age.Adon Williams is the Social Security District Manager in Ocala. 6 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 Use Ebiz, place a classified ad thru our self service program. 1. Easy 2. Quick 3. Convenient Place your ad TODAY! 000D3KX www.riverlandnews.com Cleaning out your garage? 000DCDC 000Dcr9 CARDS AND GIFTS S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200, O CALA F RIENDSHIP C ENTER P OST O FFICE F AX C OPIES L OTTERY N OTARY Gator Wall Hangings from Londono Art Studions Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County Always 50% Off UNIQUE GIFTS For Family And Friends Open Mon.-Sat. 8:30am to 5:00pm SENIOR MENU (55 & Older) Available Daily FOR LUNCH & DINNER 000DA9G All You Can Eat Deep Fried Fish with Choice of Potato. 20199 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL (Log Cabin across from SunTrust Bank) Open 7 Days a Week 11:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m. (352) 465-3588 DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS MONDAY OPEN FACE ROAST BEEF Served w/Mashed Potatoes . . . $6.99 TUESDAY SOUP & SALAD Soup of the Day and Large Salad . . . . . . . $5.99 WEDNESDAY MEATLOAF Served w/Mashed Potatoes . . . . . . . . . . . $5.99 THURSDAY LASAGNE Served w/Garlic Bread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.99 FRIDAY SURF & TURF 4 Oz. Rancher Steak & 7 Oz. Fish, Served w/Fries $6.99 Best Best PRIME PRIME RIB RIB in town in town FRIDAY FISH FRY FRIDAY FISH FRY $9.99 $9.99 Slow Roasted to Perfection 8 Oz. Cut $10.99, 10 Oz. Cut $13.99, 12 Oz. Cut $15.99 Available 4pm to Close Friday Only. NO SHARING Try Eds Wing Basket 5 wings & fries Only $5.00 SOCIAL continued from page 4 Puzzle answers on Page 3 SUPPORT GROUPS

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Library Friends to host December book saleThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will host a December Book Sale in the Friends Book Store Dec. 1 through Dec. 22. at the Dunnellon Public Library. The book store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. All items will be half price. The Dunnellon Public Library is at 20351 Robinson Road. For more information, call 438-2520.Agency launches Coats 4 Kids driveAnnie Johnsons Cold Nites/Warm Hearts program is in need of winter coats for children of Marion and Citrus counties. If you are able to support this event, bring the coats to the Annie Johnson Center at 1991 West Test Court, Dunnellon. For more information, call Larry, Christine or Mandy at 489-8021.Group to distribute toiletries, clothingChristians In Action (CIA), a new charitable organization formed to assist the Annie W. Johnson Senior & Family Center as well as other local food pantries, will provide toiletries and clothing to families in need who qualify under federal guidelines. Toiletries will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday monthly at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 1940 W. Henry Blair Lane. Clothing will be will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Saturday monthly at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 1940 W. Henry Blair Lane. The church is behind Dunnellon Mulch and Stone.Ocala Lions Club to host pancake breakfastThe Ocala 200 Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast and outside yard sale Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Lions Clubhouse, 20826 S.W. Walnut St., Dunnellon. Breakfast is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and the $5 donation includes juice, sausage, pancakes and coffee. For coffee only, the cost is $1. This event takes place the first Saturday of the month through June. All proceeds benefit local charities.RS Garden Club to meet Dec. 6The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, just north of Walmart, for its holiday meeting. The program will consist of slide shows by various members who wish to share their pictures taken during their travels, outdoor experiences and sojourns during the summer months. Annual membership (September through May) is $10. Guest fee is $5 per visit for two visits, after which you become a member. For more information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. Annual RC Santa Fly-In scheduled for Dec. 8The 14th annual Santa Fly-In, hosted by the TriCounty RC Club and the Nature Coast R/Cers in cooperation with Dunnellon Fire Rescue, will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Rainbow R/C Park, east of County Road 484 on Bridges Road. Cost to fly is a new unwrapped toy with a minimum value of $10. Cash gifts will also be accepted. Toys will be distributed during the agencys annual Needy Childrens Christmas Party.WAR slates quarterly Meeting, turkey dinnerWithlacoochee Area Residents (WAR) will hosts its annual Christmas Turkey Dinner and Quarterly Meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club at 56th Street. Cost is $12 for adults; $7 for children 12 and younger. For information, call 352-447-5434 or email warinc.directors@ gmail.com. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 7 000D32V Trinity Trinity Trinity Villas Villas Villas Senior Citizen Complex Taking applications for studio & 1 bedroom apartments. Rent is based on income. Preference given to persons with extremely low income levels. Applicants must be 62 years o r older or require the features of an accessible unit and also meet other qualifying factors of the resident selection criteria. Please call for info. 352-694-5507 TTY 800-995-8771 000DASD 000DASM 000D32U Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 OWNER DOES THE WORK We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. 3 Room Minimum 25 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 H OLIDAY S PECIALS $ 15 Per Room $ 5 5 $ 5 5 $ 5 PEPPERONI OR CHEESE Carry Out Plus Tax Original Crust 000D32P 11150 N. Williams St., Dunnellon (Hwy. 41 Next to Wal-Mart) 489-9333 000DAC7 COMMUNITY NEWS

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Let me make it very clear right up front that I am in favor of as many ha ha moments as possible. I could not get through a week without my daily dose. I firmly believe that laughter is the appropriate medicine for the soul. Some people, according to their demeanor, need a little more laughter than they are presently getting. That said, let me quickly point out that some things are not funny. Of course, most things in my life and about my person are marvelous targets of humor. I do not take myself very seriously. I am not sure any wise person would take me seriously either. In fact, I would highly suspect a person who took me seriously. I can take a joke as well as the next person and I can give it back as well as the next person. I have had some weeks that if it was not for a little bit of humor I do not know how I would have gotten through. So, if you cant do anything you can at least laugh. I firmly believe that the best laugh is when you can laugh at yourself. You might as well laugh at yourself, everybody else is. Then, there are those serious moments in life that beg for no laughing. I would recommend that Peach Lutheran slates Advent servicesAdvent services at Peace Lutheran Church will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 5, 12 and 19. A potluck supper will follow the services. There will be a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. and a 10 a.m. service Christmas Day. Toys-4-Tots are again being collected at the church. Toys should not be wrapped. Also, food is being collected for Food-4-Kids. For more information about Peace Lutheran Church, visit www.Peace LutheranOnline.com.Catholic church to host craft fairThe Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in Father Stegeman Hall. The church is on the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40, north of Dunnellon. For more information, call Pat at 489-1984. Baptist church to host spaghetti dinner First Baptist Church of Rainbow Lakes Estates, 19756 S.W. Beach Blvd., will host a spaghetti and meatball dinner, from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, desert and a drink. Take-out is available. For more information, call 489-1490 or 489-7787. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 Attend the worship service of your choice... 000CNL2 Calvary Baptist Temple 21841 S.W. Marine Blvd. Rainbow Lakes Estates Sunday Sunday School.............9:45 a.m. Worship Service.........11:00 a.m. Evening Service..........5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting............7:00 p.m. Every 4th Sunday......5:00 p.m Share, Praise & Fellowship Pastor Jamie Parker 352-489-8962 Please Join Us As We Worship In His Name Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Jeffrey W. Welch, Pastor 20641 Chestnut Street Corner of Chestnut & Ohio Streets In The Historic District 489-2682 Sunday Worship . . . . . . . . . 8:30 AM Sunday School . . . . 9:45 AM Worship . . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Nursery Provided For All Servic es dunnpreschurch@bellsouth.net 000CNLP Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School . . 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . . . 4:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000CNLR 000D1BG Using Godly Influence to Build the Kingdom First Baptist Church 20831 Powell Road Dunnellon, FL 34431 www.fbcdunnellon.com Phone: 352-489-2730 Fax: 352-465-7729 E-mail: fbcdunnellon@bellsouth.net 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 Saturday Reconciliation . 3:30 PM Saturday Vigil . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM Sunday . . . 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday Spanish............ . . Noon Mon. Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com 000CNLC MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Jean H. Desir, Pastor D UNNELLON F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH 21501 W. Highway 40 Rev. Eddie Fulford, Pastor Sunday Communion Worship Service 8:00 AM Praise Worship 9:30 AM Traditional Worship 11:00 AM Nursery At All Services Sunday School 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Building the Kingdom in Everything We Do 352-489-4026 www.fumc-dunnellon.org 000CNLV ITS JUST $22 ITS JUST $22 NEW SUBSCRIBERS SALE! NEW SUBSCRIBERS SALE! 000D6FM Valid on New Subscriptions only. Expires 12/5/12. Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone#: Email: payment enclosed bill me (please circle) Exp. Date: Card No.: Authorized Signature: Clip, complete and mail to: 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 Call: 352-489-2731 or send info to: dmann@riverlandnews.com $22? Just $22? Yep, Just $22! Peace Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Rev. Terry L. McKee, Pastor Sunday School & Adult Bible Class 9:00 A.M Sunday Worship Service 10:00 A.M Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 A.M Wednesday potluck & Bible Study 6:30 PM 000CNLY The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com Peace Lutheran Church 000CHQO First Congregational United Church of Christ A Progressive Community of Faith in the Heart of Central Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didnt reject people. Neither do we. 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000D1K3 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Rite I 8:00 AM Coffee Hour 9:00 AM Rite II 10:00 AM Healing Session 1st Sunday Every Month Following 10:00 AM Service Romeo Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship 11:00 AM Disciple Training 5:00 PM Interim Pastor Tim Turner (352) 489-1788 Sunday (Nursery & Childrens Church Provided) Wednesday AWANA 6:30 PM Youth Group 6:30 PM Bible Study 7:00 PM 8 1 / 2 Miles North of Dunnellon Off of Highway 41, Left at Church Sign on SW 5 th Place 000CNM8 Best of the Best four years in a row HOURS: Mon. Fri. 10am 5pm Hearing Aid Centers A NAME YOU CAN TRUST WITH OVER 1500 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE FREE HEARING AIDS FOR ALL FEDERAL WORKERS & RETIREES *No Co-Pay or Exam Fee Inside Walmart Hwy. 200 & Corner 484, Ocala 352-291-1467 000D3DP Inside Crystal River Mall Across from K-Mart 352-795-1484 Inside Sears Paddock Mall 352-237-1665 Federal Government Insurance Code #104, #105, #111, or #112 CHECK YOUR QUALIFICATIONS CALL 352-291-1467 BC/BS LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. One More Week! BATTERIES PREMIUM ZINC BATTERIES 89 FREE HEARING TEST FREE REPAIRS (IN OFFICE ONLY) HEARING AID Fits 30 DB Loss Full Shell #ME200 $ 695 .00 000CVIB Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church ELCA Pastor Lynn Fonfara 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 8:30 a.m. Communion Every Sunday Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 000A6QX GATHERINGSA DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHESFor where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20711180 OBITUARY Maureen Anne Wescott, 76Maureen Anne Wescott, 76, of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away Oct. 10, 2012, at her sons home in Houston, Texas while fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Maureen was born July 20, 1936, in Lourdes Hospital, Binghamtpon, N.Y. to Ethel and John Mulrooney. She is predeceased by her husband, Floyd Charles Wescott. Maureen is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Guy and Gail Wescott, and Gary and Jane Wescott; and three grandchildren, Geoffrey, Gregory and Garrett Wescott; siblings, Margorie Testani, John and James Mulrooney; mother and brother-inlaw, Peggy Poole and Donald Wescott. Family and friends were Maureens passion and delight. Early on she treasured gatherings at the family constructed log cabin in upstate New York. Later pleasant memories were made while spending time with her husband, children and grandkids and faithful dog Buddy. Maureen also possessed well-known organizational skills and talents which lead her to the publishing of a series of American Rifleman Index books. A memorial service will be at St. John the Baptist in Dunnellon, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. Maureen Anne Wescott CHURCH NEWSOUT TO PASTOR Broccoli is no laughing matter Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 9

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warning signs are put around these areas reading, Positively No Laughing Zone. With this sign should come a severe penalty for those who violate it. That said; let me explain an area in my life where the sign should be permanently erected. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were having supper with another couple. We try to do this at least once a month and keep up with each others progress or lack thereof. We were having a great meal and as we came to the end, I stopped the waitress and said, I would like some ice cream for dessert. As far as I am concerned, that is a rather reasonable request and quite in keeping with the environment I was in. What kind of ice cream, she queried, would you like? When it comes to ice cream, ice cream is simply ice cream to me. If there is a flavor of ice cream I do not like, it has yet to be invented. I love ice cream. My favorite song is, I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. In my date book, there is no better ending to a wonderful meal than ice cream. I remember my grandfathers favorite ice cream was vanilla. He would not eat any other ice cream; he thought they were polluting it with colors. To him an ice cream sundae was as close to blaspheme as he ever would get. Why ruin, he objected, the ice cream with all that slop? He wanted nothing coming between him and the purest experience of ice cream he could get. Me, I love ice cream regardless of the flavor or color or slop. I looked at the waitress and simply said, I dont care what flavor you bring me. Surprise me. As long as it isnt broccoli. That was supposed to be a joke. Ha ha ha. As the waitress left our table, we resumed our conversation and shortly she returned with the ice cream. Upon her arrival, I looked at her and then the ice cream she was bringing and almost screamed aloud. Of all the blasphemous things to do to a customer, this has to take the cake. First, she had an ice cream bowl with three scoops of ice cream, vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. No problem. However, on the side of the dish in plain view for everybody to see, especially me, was a piece of broccoli. Broccoli! The forbidden fruit or whatever it is. My dining companions thought this was the funniest thing they had ever seen. Particularly, the dining companion that was going to come home with me that night. Not only did they laugh. The waitress laughed. The table next to us began to laugh. The table next to them began to laugh. It was not long before everybody within 173 miles was laughing at my ice cream/broccoli dessert. Actually, not everybody was laughing. I was not laughing. Broccoli, no matter the presentation, is no laughing matter in my book. If matters could not be worse, my wife, through her hilarity spasms, reached over, picked up the broccoli and began eating it in my presence. Talk about adding insult to injury, my injury was vastly insulted. I may have been smiling on the outside, but I assure you I was more than frowning on the inside. Some things are funny; broccoli is not one of those things. Driving home amid the muffled chuckles on the other side of the front seat, I thought of what the apostle Paul said in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (KJV), Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. I know that when Paul said, In every thing, it included things like broccoli. I must say that there are some things in life, like broccoli, where the thanksgiving is a matter of faith. I will never learn to love broccoli, but I can muster up enough faith to thank God for all things, including broccoli.Contact the Rev. James L. Snyder, pastor of the Family of God at 866-5522543 or email jamessnyder 2@att.net. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 9 000DCD6 000DA9H NEW NAME: Dunnellon Commons Dentistry, L.L.C. Thomas E. Worster, DDS (Formally Rainbow Springs Dental) NEW LOCATION: 11150 N. Williams Street, Suite #101A Dunnellon (Next to Subway) (352) 489-0707 Toll Free: (800) 242-0708 New Patients Dental Cleaning X-Rays Comprehensive Exam (Treatment Plan if needed) $155.00 SAVE 34% Existing Patients SPECIAL SPECIAL VALUE VALUE Call Jennifer for Details Come See Us Today! 000D5U1 CANADIAN MEDS 000DCS2 7380 SW 60th Ave., Ste #1, Ocala 237-0021 Locally Owned and Operated NEW CUSTOMERS PRESENT THIS AD AND GET $10 OFF! WE SHIP ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A. Call for a FREE quote today WE MATCH COMPETITOR PRICES S ave up to 80% on prescription drugs Viagra Advair Plavix Celebrex Cymbalta Cialis Many other drugs available Dunnellon The NEW 000D32Y All You Can Eat Buffet (Over 20 items) Only $ 7.99 Seniors $ 6.75 Kids $ 3.99 Bring ad for FREE DRINK with buffet purchase 000CW5L PASTOR continued from page 8 Country Christian artist performs at church Special to the Riverland NewsAllen Frizzell, right, a country Christian award-winning recording artist, recently performed at Cross at the River Cowboy Church. Frizzell and his wife, Gayle, appeared at the church to perform for the congregation. Pictured with Frizzell and his wife are Pastor Ed Anthony, right, and his wife, Deb. SUBMIT YOUR NEWSThe Riverland News seeks your birth announcmenets, engagmenet, wedding and anniverary pictures and announcements. To submit items to the Riverland News, email them to Editor Jeff Bryan at editor@riverlandnews. com.

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10 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 FAMILY FEATURES Buffets are a great way to provide party fare for a festive holiday gathering. These beautiful and enticing self-serve recipes get fresh flavor and color with grapes from California. Green, red and black grapes from California are still inseason during the holidays, so fresh grapes can be your go-to ingredient as an everyday treat, or in party foods like these. Smoked Salmon Appetizers with Grapes These elegant, open-faced sandwiches show how grapes comple ment the flavors of smoked fish and cream cheese with their refreshing tang a balance of sweetness and acidity that is key to the grapes versatility. The chopped grape garnish provides another color accent to these beautiful bites. Pickled Grapes Currently all the rage on little plates in fine and casual restaurants, they can provide that wow moment at your table, too. These easy-to-make accom paniments are perfect with bread, crackers, cheeses and sliced meats. Grape Rosemary Martini To create made-to-order craft cocktails like this, you may need to employ a barkeep of some sort. Whether thats one of the hosts, a volunteer among the guests or someone you hire, youll be pleased with the green-hued, aromatic and spirited results. The drink works equally well without vodka, too. Grape Salad with Feta and Olives A green salad is always welcome at a holiday feast. The inclusion of grapes in this Greek-inspired salad balances the peppery arugula and salty olives, while also enhancing the flavor of the mint. For more grape snack and recipe ideas, visit www.grapesfromcalifornia.com, or www.facebook.com/GrapesFromCalifornia. Smoked Salmon Appetizers with GrapesMakes 16 appetizers 1 cup finely diced red and green seedless California grapes 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar Pinch salt 4 tablespoons low fat cream cheese 4slices (roughly 3 x 5 inches) Danish-style rye bread, each cut crosswise into 4 pieces 2 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon In small bowl, combine grapes, dill, vinegar, sugar and salt. Spread cream cheese on bread slices and top with pieces of salmon. Drizzle with the grape relish and serve. Nutritional analysis per appetizer: Calories 37; Protein 1.6 g; Carbohy drate 6 g; Fat 1 g; 23% Calories from Fat; Choles terol 3 mg; Sodium 105 mg; Fiber 0.5 gGrape Rosemary MartiniMakes 1 cocktail 2 ounces vodka 1 small sprig rosemary, plus additional for garnish 1 ounce freshly made green California grape juice* Ice Green California grapes for garnish Combine vodka, rosemary, fresh grape juice and ice in a cock tail shaker and shake hard. Strain into a martini glass. Thread 1 grape on a rose mary sprig and place in glass. Serve. *To make fresh grape juice, puree 1 cup seedless green California grapes in a food processor or blender and strain through a fine sieve. It will make about 1/3 cup. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 160; Protein 0.3 g; Carbohy drate 8 g; Fat 0.2 g; 1% Calories from Fat; Choles terol 0 mg; Sodium 3 mg; Fiber 0.5 g Set Your Table with Grapes for Heart HealthGrapes may be the perfect finish to a heavy holiday meal high in fat. In a small study of healthy adult males conducted at Ohio State University and supported by the California Table Grape Commission, grapes consumed along with a high-fat meal helped prevent the reduced blood flow typically observed with a high fat meal. Grape consumption also helped improve the function of blood vessels and increased the presence of antioxidants in the body. Smoked Salmon Appetizers with Grapes Grape Rosemary Martini Grape Salad with Feta and Olives Pickled Grapes Pickled Grapes Makes 3 pints 1 pound green, red or black seedless California grapes, cut into medium size clusters on stem, rinsed 1 cup unseasoned rice vinegar 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves Large pinch red pepper flakes Accompaniments Wedge of Manchego or sharp cheddar cheese Multigrain crackers or toasted baguette slices For pickled grape clusters: Place grapes in several large clusters into large bowl. Combine the vinegar, sugar, salt, peppercorns, cloves and pepper flakes in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir just until the sugar has dissolved and pour over the grapes. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Place into serving dish of choice, and serve with the cheese and crackers or bread. For more intense flavor: Remove grapes from stems. With a sharp paring knife, cut an X in the stem end of each grape. Divide between 3 pint-size canning jars. Make pick ling sauce according to directions, then pour over the grapes in each jar. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour. Nutritionalanalysisper1/3cup serving: Calories40;Protein0.2g; Carbohydrate 10.2 g; Fat 0.06 g; 1.2% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 28 mg; Fiber 0.3 gGrape Salad with Feta and OlivesMakes 6 servings 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon dried mint* Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cups halved green seedless California grapes 2 cups halved red seedless California grapes 6 cups arugula (about 5 ounces) 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 cup pitted Kalamata olives In small bowl, combine red wine vinegar, Dijon, olive oil, mint and salt and pepper to taste. Blend well. In large bowl combine remain ing ingredients. Pour dressing over mix ture; season with salt and pepper, toss and serve. *If you cant find peppermint in the herb section of your grocery store, just buy bulk peppermint tea. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 269; Protein 5.2 g; Carbohy drate 22 g; Fat 19 g; 61% Calories from Fat; Choles terol 22 mg; Sodium 650 mg; Fiber 1.5 g

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 11 Native American men and women, boys and girls, young and old, wear complete, authentic headdresses and clothing during the 34th annual Chamber Farms Fall Pow Wow in Fort McCoy. The annual four-day event brings together Native Americans from across the U.S. to participate in several custom-style events such as drum circles and educational seminars.Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News 34THANNUAL CHAMBER FARMS FALL POW WOW

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RIVERLANDSPORTS/EDUCATION 12 Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 Shane Williams, Boys Soccer Shane is an exceptional defensive player and gives 110 percent on the field, coach Hans Vreibel said. He leads the team by example ... he has quick reflexes and natural instinct. Shane is a natural athlete in every sense of the word. Shane deserves to be recognized for his hard work and dedication. Madilyn Duran, Girls SoccerMadilyn is a newcomer to the girls Dunnellon soccer team, she is very hard working, dedicated and a great asset to the team, coach Rebbecca Burton said, noting Duran scored the teams first goal of the season against North Marion. She has provided leadership and enthusiasm to the team. Madilyn Duran Shane Williams 000CW5E Student-athletes earn all-county honors A multitude of athletes from Dunnellon High School were recently recognized for their efforts on the field as well as their performance in the classroom. The Marion County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (MCIAC), which comprises all seven public high schools in Marion County, selected all-county teams and all-county academic teams for each fall sport as well as recognized the top performing academic teams. Overall, Forest High School ranked as the No. 1 performing academic school countywide with a 3.43 grade point average with Dunnellon ranking fifth with a cumulative grade point average of 3.13 for all fall sports. Dunnellons top three academic sports teams included girls golf (3.63 gpa), boys golf (3.6 gpa) and girls cross country (3.45 gpa). Boys and girls swimming as well as volleyball also had cumulative grade point averages better than 3.0. According to Bruce Wentz, the Dunnellon High athletic director, the boys golf and volleyball teams qualified for the FHSAA Academic Team Champion Program. To qualify, Wentz explained, a team must have a qualified number of students participating and EDUCATION BRIEFS Polar Express Brunch scheduled Dec. 8First United Methodist Church and Harmony Preschool will host the annual Polar Express Pajama Brunch with Santa at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the church at 21501 W. State Road 40. Tickets are $10 per adult and $8 per child. Ticket includes full breakfast and drinks, the Polar Express show with performances and a visit with Santa at the end. Each child will receive a small gift from Santas sleigh as well. For more information, call 489-9552 or email fumcharonypreschool@ yahoo.com.DHS Kiddie World has openingsAre you interested in a way to build your childs foundation for learning before kindergarten at a reasonable price? Dunnellon High Schools Kiddie World is looking for new little smiles to join the Kiddie World family. These services run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children ages 3 to 5 years old. The cost is $10 a week. The Kiddie World programs offer an array of activities such as teaching centers, snack time, playground time, music, basic language skills (phonics) and math skills. For more information, contact Tracy Zellers at 465-6745.U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps seeks membersManatee Division drills at Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, in Yankeetown, the second weekend monthly. The Sea Cadets are for youths, ages 13 through 17 years old. There is also a Navy League Cadet unit for youths, ages 11 through 13 years old. For more information, visit www.manateediv. org or call Commanding Officer LTJG Todd Dunn at (352) 212-5473 or tdunn@manateediv. org. Harmony Preschool registrations acceptedHarmony Preschool continues to welcome students for their Infant Class (6 months to 23 months) and 2to 4-yearold class. Harmony can now accept VPK Transfers. Harmony also accepts students enrolled in the School Readiness (Vouchers) Program. Harmony Preschool is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. To register your child(ren), stop by the preschool at 21501 W. State Road 40, the preschool is housed in the Education Building of the First United Methodist Church, or call 489-9552. SPORTS NEWS DHS girls, boys soccer teams fall in matchesThe Dunnellon High School boys and girls soccer teams had a short week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but that didnt cause them to have a break in their schedule. On Nov. 19, both teams played away at Gainesville Eastside. The girls played first, falling 7-0. The boys followed, losing 6-0. On Nov. 20, the girls and boy teams played at Ned Love Field against Forest. Both groups put forth good effort, especially the boys, who earned their first goal of the season thanks to Gio Bencini. However, both teams lost with the girls falling, 8-0, and the boys losing, 9-1. The Dunnellon soccer teams are back in action this week against West Port, Palatka and Belleview. Complied by Laura Riley BOWLING SCORES Parkview Lanes Weekly News League scores for the week ending Nov. 23: Monday Night Special: Handicap: Bill Levert 280, 710; Chris Carr 272; Eric Mesick 731; Jacque Iverson 270; Bridget Foley 265; Susann Brosius 727; Judy Timmons 682. Scratch: Chris Carr 269, 678; Matt OBrien 258; Sean Fugere 701; K.C. Cridland 217; Stephanie Flory 215, 581; Dorine Fugere 591. Preserve Pinbusters: Handicap: Ken Sprague 259, 659; Chuck Keaton 256, 663; Lucy Smallwood 259, 664; Jan Miller 246, 656. Scratch: Ken Sprague 246, 620; Jeff Koch 234, 655; Lucy Smallwood 190, 457; Jan Miller 182, 464. Suncoast Seniors: Handicap: Jerry Ness 278, 725; Ernie Wiemann 234, 647; Mary Skourn 245, 625; June Williams 215; Helen Simonson 598. Scratch: Jerry Ness 278, 725; Bob Mannella 169; Jack Connell 474; Mary Skourn 179, 427; Barb Steffen 149, 407. Wednesday Night Men: Handicap: Les Burdick 284, 768; Dalton Grudzas 281, 778. Scratch: Sean Fugere 258, 688; Charlie Stein 254, 715. Bowlers of the Week: Susann Brosius, 100 pins over her average, and Dalton Grudzas, 125 pins over his average. DHS boys golf, volleyball teams vie for FSHAA award JEFF BRYAN Riverland News FAME accolades Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Middle School video production students collected more trophies at this years FAME/Jim Harbin state competition, winning honors in Comedy, News, PSA and Book Trailer categories. Attending the awards ceremony in Orlando, from left, were: Jamie Kulik, Michael Bones, Tyler La Mon and Constance Anderson, DMS Media Specialist and FAME member. DHS ATHLETES OF THE WEEKPRESENTED BY GREENLIGHT DUNNELLON COMMUNICATIONS DMS video production students win statewide awards For the seventh consecutive year, Dunnellon Middle School TV production students have created some of Floridas best student-produced videos. Videos produced in the 201112 school year were recently honored at the FAME/Jim Harbin Awards in Orlando. FAME is the Florida Association of Media in Education and sponsors the state contest. Sparkle Eyes, placed first in the comedy category and was created by Brook Janicki, Sarah Lenz, Michael Bones, Tyler LaMon and Sarah Kerrick. DMS also took first prize in the Public Service Announcement category with Cruel Words, which was produced by the sixth-grade team of Kendall Tuggle, Matti Jenkins, Brandon Spaulding, Jillian Boys, Eduardo Escalante, Carly Chinners, Carina Brown, Kyrstin Nottke, Starlett Tabares, Christopher Doyle and Javon Sherman. Cruel Words was also named as a Best of Festival video at this years International Student Media Festival. The Morning Madness news team of Shelby Webb, Jamie Kulik, Dustin Houlker, Taylor Futch, Kalib McNelly took third place at state and a Book Trailer featuring the novel Tears of a Tiger, placed second in that category. Tears of a Tiger was produced by Alexis James, Allie Howell, Katelin Cortese, Briana Nassar, Vanessa Gonzalez, Jeremiah Brooks, Kobie Jones and Dylan Kitchel. To advance to the state level, the videos must place first in district and regional competition. Im proud, said Beth Wood, the video production teacher. Its fun to have kids in class that are working hard. See HONORS page 13 Final preperations under way for annual trip Tonight will be the final parent meeting for our Dunnellon Middle School eighth-grade students going on the annual Washington, D.C., trip. The meeting will be 6 p.m. in the DMS Auditorium. Parents are requested to bring any medications your child will require while on the trip. If you have any questions, call either Dean Thomas or Mr. Jones at 4656720. On Monday, Dec. 3, students going on the annual Dunnellon Middle School Washington, D.C., trip will report to Campus at 4:40 a.m. with buses leaving promptly at 5. Students will return Friday, Dec. 7, at approximately 8 a.m. and parents may pick-up their students at the DMS bus loop. The students going on this once in a lifetime journey are: Haley Below, Ariel Benjamin, Breanna Bergeron, Savanna Bond, Kenneth Boone, Jake Callaghan, Constance Cassell, Destinee Cochran, Katelin Cortese, Hunter Day, Steven Deming, Shane Desena, Landon Futch, Madison Gamble, Garrett Gibbs, Tena Gilbert, Cristina Gonzalez, Zaria Hamilton, Jarod Hamm, Jacob Harden, Briana Hiers, Megan Howard, McKenzie Ingram, River Irwin, Alexis James, Ruthie Delbert Smallridge DMS Principal Stormwater education grants available Public and private educators wishing to teach their students about stormwater quality topics may benefit from a Marion County Office of the County Engineer grant program. Through March 29, 2013, educators serving students who live in unincorporated Marion County may receive funds under the 2012-13 Stormwater Education Grants Program. Grantees may receive up to $750 to use for stormwater/water resource education and up to $1,000 to purchase equipment related to these projects. Interested applicants may visit www.marioncountyfl.org/ stormwater.htm to download grant application instructions and forms. The Office of the County Engineer launched the Stormwater Education Grants Program in 2010 to help students who live in unincorporated Marion County learn about stormwater pollution prevention, karst topography and what the water quality of the Floridan aquifer and other water bodies means to them. For more information about the grants program, call Gail Mowry at 352671-8686. Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News See TRIP page 13

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Hospice schedules community tributeHospice of Marion County and the Interfaith Alliance of Marion County will host a free community tribute from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Hospice headquarters at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., south of the Paddock Mall. This service will honor those no longer with us through devotional music, inspirational readings, and a memory writing wall. Because the holidays may be a difficult time for many, the non-denominational memorial is open to anyone who wishes to remember a loved one in their own way. To RSVP or learn more about the event, call Lisa Varner at 352-854-5230. Watch-Clock Collectors meet monthlyThe Chapter 156 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) meet at 8 a.m. the fourth Sunday monthly except December at VFW Post 4781 at 9401 S.E. 110 St., Ocala. The facility is off State Road 200, behind Sims Furniture and next to MRMC Medical Park at Timber Ridge approximately 8/10 of a mile east of County Road 484. The presentation topics are about repair and maintenance of Clocks and Watches and related subjects. The public is welcome to attend. There is a $2 fee, which covers refreshments and expenses. For more information, call Roger B. Krieger at 352-527-0669 or Jim Beeman at 352-369-3924. a gpa of 3.0 or better. Girls cross country and both swim teams would have qualified, but they didnt have enough students participating, Wentz said. On the field accolades were also given out as the Tigers football team, which finished the season at 5-5, had five players honored as first-team allcounty. Those players included seniors Connor Wentz, Alex Stetz, Jordon Boley and juniors KeAndre Brooks and Keiwan Jones. Honorable mention honorees were: Andre Jackson, Dana Washington, Cole Fagan and Chris Jackson. Wentz, Stetz, William Thomas, Nicklas Weissman were chosen to the all-academic football team. Boley was the Tigers offensive catalyst this past season. The senior signal caller led Dunnellon with 800 yards rushing on 148 carries and scored 15 touchdowns while passing for an additional 853 yards and seven TDs. He also converted two 2-point conversions. Wentz had 14 catches for 157 yards and one touchdown while adding 25 tackles and a sack on the defensive side of the ball. Jones, a junior defensive end, led the Tigers with 84 tackles and was second on the team with nine sacks behind Washingtons teamleading 10.5 sacks. Brooks played offensive and defensive line for Dunnellon. Fagan had 64 tackles from his linebacker position. Andrew Jackson had a teamleading 21 receptions for 518 yards and five touchdowns while recording 19 tackles and one interception. In volleyball, the Lady Tigers Jody Weber was the lone first-team all-county selection. The junior outside hitter/setter led Dunnellon with 30 aces, 74 assists and 53 kills this past year. Additionally, the Lady Tigers Morgan Shalna, Nicole Drew and Zahyrimar Otero earned honorable mention all-county honors. Weber, Otero and Elizabeth Wright were selected for the all-academic volleyball team. Victor Chicas, boys cross country, and Bryce Thalacker, boys golf, earned all-county honors for their respective performances in the MCIAC Cross Country and Golf championships. Thalacker was one of three boys golfers to earn all-academic honors. The other two included Ryan Molloy and Michael Beach. In girls cross country and swimming, Danielle Prinz and Cierra Thompson were named to the all-academic team, respectively. In boys swimming, both Thomas Reilly and Marc Navetta earned allacademic team honors. Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 13 1129-RLN The City of Dunnellon City Council will hold a Quasi-Judicial Hearing on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 20750 River Dr., Dunnellon, FL 34431 to consider the adoption of: ZONING CHANGE #REZ2012-05 ORDINANCE #ORD2012-08 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA; AMENDING APPENDIX A ZONING OF THE DUNNELLON CODE OF ORDINANCES, SECTION 6.3, ENTITLED ZONING MAPS, REZONING 0.38 ACRES LEGALLY DESCRIBED ON THE MARION COUNTY TAX ROLLS AS PARCEL NUMBER 3380-0474-00 AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS SEC 35, TWP 16, RGE 18, PLAT BOOK A, PAGE 174, DUNNELLON, LOTS 473, 474, 475 FROM (R-3) MULTIPLE DWELLING TO (P) PUBLIC; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL FREE OF CHARGE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING AND PROVIDE COMMENT. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, ANY PERSON REQUIRING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION AT THIS HEARING BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK AT (352) 465-8500 AT LEAST THREE CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF A PERSON DESIRES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE ABOVE MEETING OR HEARING, HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE HE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE CITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE OF RECORDING EQUIPMENT. 000DDM5 000D4CY 000D9KV UPS Fedex 000D32W Faxing Copies B&W & Color Notary UPS FedEx Embroidery We gladly accept prepaid UPS & Fedex Boxes 11150 N. Williams St., Suite 108, Dunnellon 465-7442 000BE08 Johnson, Kaci Jones, Christian Knapp, Philip Laird, Renae Lussier, Ivory Mack, Tyler Matthews, Maddie Maynard, Gabrie McMahan, Brittany Mello, Shelby Meyers, Hunter Miller, Barr Perpente, Robert Reed, Dana Roberts, Dylan Roy, Alexis Shutt, Daniel Spence, Kenneth Staggs, Gregory Stein, Emma Sylvester, Francisco Torres, Logan Townsend, Maddie Troutman, Mathew Tweedy, Kevin Vowell, Hannah Warren, Dominique White, Brianna Williams and Angeliaque Willis. Our chaperones this year are: Dean Rose Thomas, Mr. Glen Jones, Mr. Nick Johnson, Ms. Cynthia Wise and Mrs. Jill Peterson. Bon Voyage! Also, the FFA students participating in the Food Science, Tool Identification, and ParPro Practices will meet from 3:40 to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in the Ag Room with Mr. Dettloff as they continue to hone their skills. DMS eighth-grade students will enjoy a presentation Wednesday, Dec. 5, by the 2012 Magnet Caravan. The schools included in the caravan are: Forest High EMIT; Vanguard High IB; West Port High MCCA and Early College; Dunnellon High Power Generation Academy; Lake Weir High IB; North Marion High AICE; Belleview High AICE. There is also a Magnet Expo coming up from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 24 that will be at the Staff Development Building on the MTI Campus. The DMS Beginning Band will have a rehearsal from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the band room as our young musicians prepare to display their musical talents for the upcoming DMS Winter Concert. We would like to thank these students, their parents and Ms. Kristina Roblow, DMS band director, for their continued dedication to building their musical talent and skills we all will enjoy. Basketball Practice for both boys and girls will be from 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, to Thursday, Dec. 6, in the DMS Gym. Coach Bentle and Coach Rumsey will continue both boys and girls practices. All students are invited to join in on the fun, but must have their parents complete a Parent/ Guardian Consent Form before they may participate in this afterschool program as they strengthen their skills and build their ability to work within a team. As always, we welcome any donation of Box Tops for Education. These little coupons are a huge help in obtaining school supplies for those students who do not have the resources to do so. We thank everyone who has dropped off Box Tops for Education at either Building No. 1 or Building No. 10 and hope you will continue to remember us. Thank you for thinking of us.CALENDAR OF EVENTSThursday, Nov. 29 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Boys and girls basketball practice in the gym. Transportation must be arranged prior to staying for any after-school activity. Monday, Dec. 3 Eight-grade Students going on Washington, D.C., trip depart at 5 a.m.; students must arrive on campus by 4:40. 3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Food Science, Par-Pro Practice, Tool Identification in the Ag Room Tuesday, Dec. 4 to Thursday, Dec. 6 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Boys and girls basketball practice in the gym. Transportation must be arranged prior to staying for any after-school activity. Thrift Shop enjoys annual Fashion Show Photo by Betty Poole The Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop hosted its fifth annual Fashion Show Nov. 7 at Rainbow Rivers Club. Models, from left, are: Phyllis Knight, Marie Wells, Elaine Huett, Donna Stalter, Annabelle Dobbs, Jan Salter, Carmen Fisher and Marie Ponder. More than 60 guests enjoyed the show, had an opportunity to purchase clothing and jewelry brought from the Thrift Shop, win door prizes and enjoy refreshments of gourmet tea sandwiches and numerous decadent desserts. This event showcases the quality clothing, jewelry and accessories available in the shop, which is located in the Historic District at the corner of West Pennsylvania Avenue and Cedar Street, across from the Blues Brothers statue. This all-volunteer organization donates its profits back to the Dunnellon community and welcomes new members. HON ORS continued from page 12 COMMUNITY NEWS T RIP continued from page 12

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on the city tree. Since the event continues to grow, we are considering providing a larger venue in the coming year in order to include more community vendors and businesses, Bowne said. Mayor Nathan Whitt, sworn in Nov. 13, along with other members of the Dunnellon City Council ,will participate in the tree lighting ceremony. The event will include performances from the Dunnellon Community Chorale and the Dunnellon Community Youth Choir. Each group will perform a variety of holiday songs. Dr. Abraham Robinson, New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, will provide the invocation during the ceremony. In addition to the musical performances, Santa Claus will make an appearance during the event. For more information about the event, call 352465-8500. Other Christmastime events planned for Dunnellon include: The Dunnellon Chamber of Commerces annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. This years theme is Whimzy Christmas. Application deadline is Friday, Dec. 7. Commercial business entry is $25 for chamber members; $50 for non-chamber members; and $10 for nonprofit groups. Volunteers are also needed to assist with the parade, including the line-up. For more information, contact Ariel, parade coordinator, at 352-229-4606, or email dunnellonxmas parade2012@gmail.com or call the Chamber of Commerce at 52-489-2320. Rainbow Springs State Parks annual Santa Over the Rainbow and Light Show will be Dec. 14 to 16, and Dec. 21 to 23 with Lights only Dec. 26 and 27. Admission is $1. Annual passes are not accepted. Children 5 and younger are free. The Friends of the Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteers to help assemble all that needs to be done and to act as elves. For more information about volunteer opportunities, call Nicky Aiken, park services specialist, at 352-4658555 or email Nicky.Aiken@ dep.state.fla.us but the tests were inconclusive. The night he was born, Mrs. Stephens said, she remembers it well. He was born at 10:35 p.m. Nov. 18, 1999, and it would be 59 minutes before medical personnel could get the youngster to start breathing. In addition to the rare form of a restrictive lung disease he would later be diagnosed with, part of Stephens liver and small intestine were exposed because there was a small hole in his abdomen where the skin didnt close around the umbilical cord. When they took him that night, he never cried, he never took a breath, recalled Mrs. Stephens, who already had three children at home, twin 4year-old daughters and an almost 2-year-old son. They already had the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) doctor there with a team of nurses. They had a bag over his mouth, and thats what they were doing. He was blue. He never did cry, never took a breath. They raced him from the operating room to the NICU and put him on a ventilator. It took the doctors and nurses 59 minutes to get him breathing and stabilized and on the ventilator. There was plenty of uncertainty if Daniel would make it through the night, let alone at all. It was extremely difficult, Mrs. Stephens said, noting the difficulty of explaining the situation to their three children at home. The doctor said he wouldnt live through the night. I remember, I kept asking my husband, Bill, how the baby was doing and he kept saying the doctors told him he wasnt going to make it. We didnt sleep. Bill spent a lot of time in the chapel the next few weeks. Daniel did make it through the night, as nurses took Mrs. Stephens to see him the next morning. They said he was not going to live a week, she explained. And even if he did, the diagnosis was bleak. We had everything checked out from head to toe, inside and out. Even if he does live, doctors said, his mind will be mush. Hed been deprived of oxygen way too long. The Stephenses continued praying, leaning on their faith in God and holding out hope. As Christmas approached, doctors and nurses at the private, Catholic Birmingham, Ala.-based hospital approached the Stephenses with two options take Daniel off the ventilator and let him die or transfer him to the nearby Childrens Hospital at the University of Alabama Birmingham. It was not a decision we told doctors we couldnt make right away, Mrs. Stephens said. We didnt want to make a knee-jerk reaction. It was extremely emotionally draining. We just never had a peace about it. We eventually decided to move down the street, we were going to be his parents as long as possible, we were not going to turn the ventilator off. However, the hospital switch couldnt take place immediately, because the Stephenses had to wait for available space at the Childrens Hospital. As Christmas passed and the near year came, Daniel and his family waited and waited on a spot to open. But as the family waited, Mrs. Stephens said another amazing miracle occurred. Daniel had managed to pull his own tube out and started breathing on his own. The crash cart was always on stand-by next to him, Mrs. Stephens explained. He had a nurse there who called for the medical team. They came in and just watched him, because he stayed pink and he was breathing on his own. That began the slow process of coming off the ventilator. He had to wear one of those bubble oxygen hoods and then we went onto nasal tubes. Finally, 3 1/2 months after his birth, Daniel would come home. But the long nights and the journey was just beginning for the family. 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Stephens said. But we had all of our family around, and amazing church support. We had a large outpouring of love and support.Surgeries a way of lifeThough he just recently turned 13, Daniel has been through 33 surgeries so far in life. Hes scheduled for two more before the end of the year, his mother said. Of the 33 surgeries, 20 have been for his back. Several of the surgeries have been very experimental, including having Daniel fitted for a VEPTR, which stands for Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib. When the Stevenses relocated to Florida, first Orlando and then Dunnellon, the family began going to Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, where they were introduced to Dr. Johnson Phillips, a spine specialist whos treated Daniel for the past 10 years, realized Daniels scoliosis was progressing so fast. So in 2005, Daniel had the device implanted. They were afraid, one day, hed stop breathing, most likely in the night, Mrs. Stephens explained. His ribs were crushing in on his lungs, so they put this rod system in to prevent that from happening. While the device was working to help increase Daniels breathing and protect his lungs, a problem with the metal device installed in his spine was lurking that was slowly killing the youngster. He just developed these mysterious symptoms and they progressively got worse, Mrs. Stephens said. His breathing got difficult and he was just constantly itching. It looked like someone took a cheese grater to his body. Anywhere he could get to, he was just scratching. An orthopedic surgeon, who is a friend of the Stephens family, alerted Mr. and Mrs. Stephens to the potential that Daniel was allergic to metals. However, when Mrs. Stephens first broached the subject with doctors, they scoffed at the idea. Doing research online, Mrs. Stephens discovered a company in Belgium that would test Daniels blood for any type of allergy. She ordered a testing kit, drew Daniels blood and mailed the vials back to the company. Soon, the results were returned. Daniel is allergic to every single metal there is, she explained. Imagine youve got allergies and theres pollen stuck in your nasal cavity and you just cannot get rid of it. And hes got this metal stuck inside his body thats just killing him. With the test results in hand, they took them to his doctors. Immediately, he had the rods in his back removed. Within three days, Daniel was no longer itching or scratching and his breathing had improved. About six months later, his doctor placed a piece of soft metal in his forearm to verify the allergic reaction. Sure enough, within two weeks, he started clawing at his arm, Mrs. Stephens explained. We said theres your proof. So they took the piece out and hes been fine. Still, he needed the rods in his back to protect his lungs from getting crushed. His doctor found an experimental diamondlike, carbon coated rod, but the material had yet to be approved by the federal government for use in a human. Because it was so experimental, Daniels doctor had to get approval from Congress and the USDA, Mrs. Stephens explained, noting the specific use of the humanitarian medical exemption, which often allows for the use of experimental procedures if they can save a life. Now, when work or maintenance is completed on the rods, the Stephenses must sign a waiver agreeing not to file a lawsuit if something goes wrong. Recently, Daniel underwent surgery to upgrade his hardware from a small to a medium, because hed outgrown the rods hed previously had. The surgery wasnt without complications. He developed a staph infection, which hospitalized him for a few weeks. Daniel just returned home two weeks ago; however, the new rods caused one of his ribs to break and doctors will need to repair the rod and fix the broken rib. On the positive side, his mother said, the new rods have paid off, increasing his lung function to 50 percent, up from 35 percent prior to his most recent surgery. Its what we have to do, Mrs. Stephens explained. Its pulling on his back and holding it upright. Its working. The proof is his pulmonary function test went up. Its allowing room for his lungs to expand and hes starting to breathe more. Its incredible. Still, Daniel suffers from sleep apnea and must use a bi-pap. Right now, hes currently in need of a central line to provide much needed antibiotics to treat the staph infection. Once it clears, doctors can perform the next two surgeries hes in need of. Hes getting better, its just taken a good while, Mrs. Stephens said. We have an amazing team of doctors, theyve literally saved Daniels life.Medical bills take a tollWith all of the surgeries, medicines and formula Daniel has been through and uses throughout the years, the medical bills never take a break. Mrs. Stephens said the family has always made sure it carries a top notch insurance provider. Currently, the family uses Blue Cross Blue Shield, which covers 80 percent of the costs. However, that still leaves 20 percent of all of their costs to come from their own pocket. A $50,000 bill typically requires the family to pay anywhere between $4,000 to $6,000. We have just always carried a large amount of medical debt, Mrs. Stephens said, noting their other son, Matthew, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes a couple of years ago. We always get the bills paid off, it might take us a few years, but its in Gods time. We take it one day at a time. Its tough. Mrs. Stephens explained people generally ask what they can do to help, but often shes left telling them, Physically, theres not much you can do. With two children requiring much-needed medical attention, especially Daniel, date nights and lavish vacations are typically out of the question. We often feel bad that our kids dont have a normal life, she said. When other families are going to Disney World, were paying off medical bills. Weve been fortunate to be able to take the kids to Disney World and SeaWorld with the help of family and friends. When Daniels recent medical problems arose, friend and fellow church member Sarah Joe Thomas approached and asked what could be done to help the family. An idea for a communitywide fundraiser came about, and thats exactly whats going to happen. First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, the Stephens church, also assists with the Daniel Stephens Fund. Those who wish can make a donation to the fund which is used to pay medical bills for the family. It all goes through the church, Mrs. Stephens said, so those wishing to know where the money is being spent can view it if they wish. I dont want people to question where the money goes, not that theres ever been a time its ever been done, Mrs. Stephens explained. We just want them to know its being used for the right reasons, not the wrong ones. Thats why it all goes through the church.Daniel a gentle giantMrs. Stephens said there have never been milestone markers youd look for in Daniel that youd do for other children such as crawling, walking and talking. Daniel has never done anything on time, she explained. We call it Daniel time, whenever he gets around to it, hes done amazingly well. Daniel is currently a sixth-grader at Dunnellon Christian Academy. Despite all hes been through in his life, Mrs. Stephens said hes only a year behind in school. Hes basically holding his own, she said. Hes not a straight A student; hes an average B-C student, with occasional As. Mrs. Stephens described Daniels personality as very sweet, kind and loving. Hes just always had that, hes kind of like a gentle giant, she said. Hes strong in a quiet way. He faces every battle and just takes it in stride. There are times hes fearful. Hes always been such a happy child. Hes just got the best little demeanor and personality, hes feisty. Hes so positive and so happy. Mrs. Stephens said Daniel had set a goal to reach 4 feet tall this past summer, which he did. He found a positive angle in everything, she explained, noting when he would have to have his rods readjusted, it would help straighten his back. He went in for one tuneup and they got him 3/4 inches taller. Daniel was named after Daniel in the Old Testament, but Mrs. Stephens said she didnt have anything to do with selecting the name and the name was chosen well before he was born. Its funny, Bill picked that name way before he was born, she said. I fought him on it. I really didnt like that name. I finally just caved and gave in. A few years after Daniel was born, Mrs. Stephens said she looked up the Biblical meaning of his name. It literally means God holds your breath in his hand, she explained. Hes protected his breathing from the get go. He made him. 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Roosevelt while on a family vacation in Washington, D.C., with his twin sisters, April and Morgan, and his brother, Matthew.

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 29, 2012 17 Fictitious Name Notices 328-1129 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE Notice Under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at OCALA, Florida, this 13TH day of NOVEMBER, 2012. SBCare Health Network, Inc., OWNER November 29, 2012 the fictitious name of CORNERSTONE PHARMACY located at 2509 NE 14TH STREET, in the County of MARION, in the City of OCALA, Florida 34470 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations Fictitious Name Notices Fictitious Name Notices Meeting Notices 327-1129 RIV 12/5 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, a United Way supported organization, will be facilitating the Bi-Monthly Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday,December 5, 2012. 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NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of DOROTHY Q. GARRETT a/k/a DOROTHY QUINN GARRETT deceased, whose date of death was September 8, 2012, File Number 2012-CP-1653 (F), is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, upon whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 22 2012. Personal Representative: /s/Thomas J. Quinn Estate of Dorothy Q. Garrett a/k/a Dorothy Quinn Garrett 9201-B S.W. 83rd Court, Ocala, Florida 34481 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Robert J. Reynolds Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No.: 0021415 8810 S.W. 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All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 29, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/Kelly Yankaitis 3026 Stralow Lane, Machesney Park, Illinois, 61115 Attorney for Personal Representative: LORENZO RAMUNNO, Florida Bar Number: 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA, 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100 Ocala, FL34476, Telephone: (352)854-5570 Fax: (352) 854-926, E-Mail: ramunnolaw@gmail.com Secondary E-Mail: ramunnolaw34476@gmail.com www.ramunnolawfirm.com November 29 & December 6, 2012 329-1206 RIVEstate of: Cole, Kenneth Case No. 2012 CP 1623 Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-1623 Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF KENNETH SELA COLE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of KENNETH SELA COLE, deceased, whose date of death was September 18, 2012, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. 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