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Title: Riverland news
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Publication Date: 10-18-2012
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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, October 18, 2012Vol 30 No. 52 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Mayor to host meet-and-greet Fred Ward, candidate for re-election to Dunnellon City Council Seat No. 1 and the mayors seat, will have a meetand-greet at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, hosted by Gruffs Tap & Grille, 12084 S. Williams St. Hor doeuvres will be served and the music of Bob Cubbage will be featured. For more information, call 465-6624. Dunnellon Garden Club to meet Oct. 18The Dunnellon Garden Club will meet at noon, Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Dunnellon Womans Club, 11756 Cedar St. Terri Grier along with her assistant, Denise Reich, will be this months guest speakers. The Dunnellon Garden Club meets the third Thursday monthly, September through May. For more information, call Pam Ricker at 489-3545.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 W. Test Court, Dunnellon. For more information, call Larry, Christine or Mandy at 489-8021. Fire Rescue seeks donations for 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. New Writers Group meets monthlyThe Writers Group of Central Florida (Dunnellon), a new group open to all writers, will meet at 1 p.m. the first Saturday monthly at the Dunnellon Public Library. For more information, email wg dunnellon@yahoo.com. Woman struck, killed by truck No charges filed yet A 48-year-old Dunnellon woman was struck by a truck Saturday morning while attempting to cross U.S. 41 1 mile north of Southwest 25th Place. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Pamela Mattoon LaLonde was on the east shoulder of U.S. 41 attempting to cross, but hesitated due to an approaching GMC 1500 driven by 50year-old William Benson Head, also of Dunnellon. The report stated Head steered to the right and the right side tires of his vehicle traveled onto the east shoulder. Head applied the brakes in an attempt to avoid LaLonde. According to the report, Heads truck struck LaLonde, who came to rest on the east shoulder. Head brought his vehicle to a controlled rest with the right tires on the east shoulder and the left side tires within the northbound travel lane of U.S. 41. The report indicated LaLonde was transported to Tri County Hospital in Williston where she was pronounced dead at 10:32 a.m. According to the report, charges in the incident are pending as FHP officials wait for the results of a toxicology report. Soothing sounds, suds on tap for Jazz Up Ready for a block party of epic proportions, with drinks, food, fun and music, plenty of music? If so, organizers of the 14th annual Jazz Up Dunnellon, a mardi-gras style festival, say the place to be Saturday is Downtown Dunnellon. Actually, Valerie Levy, president of the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce and chairwoman of the event, said Dunnellon is the place to be Saturday, period. Its really a coming together of the city and the Chamber, Levy said, applauding the citys assistance with the logistics of the event, such as waiving ordinances, providing permits, security and blocking off roads and streets. The city really was wonderful in helping us again this year. We just really want people to come and check out what Dunnellon has to offer. This is a wonderful place to come spend the day. Weve got some great shops thatll be open during the event. We just want to encourage everyone in the area to come check it out. Theyll have a great time. Jazz Up Dunnellon kicks off at 5 p.m. and concludes at 9, as 14 bands and numerous vendors will be posted throughout East and West Pennsylvania, and just like a year ago, speed limits will be reduced to 20 mph A year ago Mackenzie Fosselman-Baughn was at a crossroads in her life, having been diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer eight months prior. Now a year later, cancer free and having undergone the last of five surgeries, the 2000 Dunnellon High graduate and her husband, Ben, of four-plus years are planning their first big event. The couple plan to make their first-ever trek to Las Vegas, Nev., in the spring where they plan on renewing their wedding vows for their fifth anniversary. Theyre not letting just anyone their vows, theyre letting one of the biggest music entertainers of the 20th century do the honor. Yes, the King himself, or at least a version of the late-Elvis Presley will lead the couple in a renewal of their wedding vows. As to what song the couple has picked for the Elvis impersonator to belt out has yet to be decided, Vaughn said. Honestly, Id prefer a younger, healthier version of Elvis, she said with a laugh. Still, the trip to Las Vegas is something the couple is looking forward to taking afterNATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Special to the Riverland NewsMackenzie Fosselman-Baughn, a 2000 Dunnellon High School graduate, is cancer free after a yearplus-long battle with breast cancer. Cancer free, Dunellon High grad has postive outlook Riverland News file photoNino Castenada and the Latin World Jazz Band will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday at First Reality in the Downtown Historic District. 14th annual festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday See JAZZ page 7 Photos by SCOTT ROMERO/For the Riverland NewsMayoral candidate Nathan Whitt, who is seeking to unseat incumbent Mayor Fred Ward on the Dunnellon City Council, reacts to a series of questions asked by the Riverland News and Dunnelon High School journalism students. Whitt faces Mayor Ward in the Nov. 6 General Election. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News The Riverland News recently sat down with Mayoral candidate Nathan Whitt, who is seeking Council Seat No. 1 on the Dunnellon City Council in the Nov. 6 General Election. Dunnellon High School journalism teacher Julie Mancini and her journalism students also participated in the session. The Riverland News, in a separate setting, sat down with Whitts opponent, Mayor Fred Ward, for the same question-andanswer session. Mayor Wards responses appeared in the Oct. 11 edition of the Riverland News. The winner of the General Election will serve as mayor of the city of Dunnellon until 2016. Riverland News: Much has been said by council concerning eco-tourism. Will you actively work to entice a resort / hotel into the area, and do you support locating a resort along the Rainbow River on the Rainbow River Ranches property or the Greenburg property? Whitt: We have come a long way toward moving Dunnellon into an eco-tourism future, but we have a long way to go to fulfill our eco-destiny. I will work to attract more hotels to our tourist friendly town, but I believe that in order for a resort hotel to build here, we need to improve our infrastructure within the city. Plans are moving Whitt tackles variety of issues regarding future of city Whitt, a fishing enthusiast, swore his most recent catch was that big. See WHITT page 3 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Baughn enjoys life after battle with breast cancer JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See CANCER page 17

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CEE to meet today in Williston Citizens for an Engaged Electorate will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Williston Community Center (behind Walgreens). Two major topics of conversation this Thursday night are: members opinions and statements of support of local candidates; and the groups role in collecting signatures for Floridas Water and Land Legacy campaign. For more information, email citizensengaged 2012@gmail.com or call 465-4862. Womens Club to host event SaturdayThe Womens Club of Dunnellon will host a booth at the Jazz Up Dunnellon Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Club members will sell baked potatoes with lots of condiments to choose from. Soda and water will also be available for purchase. Car show, drive-in movie slatedThere will be a car show and movie from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Ocala Drive-In, 4850 S. Pine Ave., with the classic movie American Graffiti starting at dusk with two new movies to follow. For more information, call Ron at 352-427-3701 or John at 321-368-9529. Proceeds from the event will benefit local charities. Lake Tropicana to host Turkey ShootThe Lake Tropicana Civic Association will host a Turkey Shoot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Lake Tropicana Civic Association Clubhouse, 3380 S.W. 181st Court, Dunnellon, which is north of Dunnellon, off State Road 40. Frozen turkeys will be the prize for those who score best on the targets. Shotguns and shells will be provided for 12-gauge weapons; if bringing a weapon other than a 12gauge shotgun, youll need to provide your own shells. Cost per shot is $3. For more information, call Bill at 465-4500. RS Garden Club to meet Oct. 25The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, north of Walmart. Bruce Ide, certified horticulturalist, will be the guest speaker will present a program about Winter plants and vegetables. Come early to join or renew your annual membership for $10 (September through May). Bring any extra plants for the Grow & Share sale. This will be the last chance to buy advance tickets for the Fall Garden Tour on Thursday, Nov. 1, other than from a committee member or a local business sponsor. For more information, call Brenda at 465-0541 for locations. Tour and Picnic tickets are $10; tour-only is $5. Day of Tour tickets will be $7 for the tour only. No picnic tickets will be sold after Monday, Oct. 29. There are five beautiful gardens on this years tour for your viewing pleasure. For information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. forward for more bicycle paths and a more walkable community, but sidewalks and paved streets are necessary to solidify the core of our city. I would support any resort hotel that would be consistent with our citys comprehensive plan. I certainly would be interested in pursuing an eco-friendly resort that would have the best interests of the river and the community in its planning. Fostering this type of conservation-based ethic within our future city planning would be a win-win for the community and the river in the long term. Riverland News: What steps would you take to improve the working relationship with the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce and Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce? How can Dunnellon fit into Marion Countys push to revitalize springs-based tourism? Whitt: To improve any working relationship I believe we must listen first. In this instance, we must visit both the city and county chambers and find out our mutual needs. Listening to the specific wants and needs of the chambers and asking questions as to how we can best fit into a role that would benefit both the city and the county will build healthy working relationships. We need these relationships to foster a positive atmosphere that will help us all move forward. Dunnellon is a cornerstone in Marion Countys springs-based tourism. Marion County has two of the largest springs in the world, the Rainbow and her sister Silver Spring. We must continue to pursue eco-friendly ideas that promote walkable communities, bicycling, and of course, watersports. We have so much to offer here in Dunnellon and I believe, with our expertise, we can lead Marion County in this area and into the future of ecotourism. Riverland News: What vision for the use of CRA (Community Redevelopment Area) funds do you have? How might you prioritize expenditures from this funding source? Whitt: These funds are vital to redeveloping areas that have struggled to reach their potential. The City Council and I will take a hard look at the needs of the city and listen to testimony from the public to determine where best to fund projects that will enhance the quality of life for our residents. Our residents, along with city business leaders, should work within advisory committees to steer the council toward prioritized projects so that we can all work together to do whats best for the city. Our city residents matter most. They will determine what projects matter most to them and they will be crucial in the CRA funding process. Riverland News: Fresh or saltwater fishing? Whitt: I love freshwater fishing on the lakes and rivers, but growing up my father had a commercial fishing charter in the Florida Keys. There is nothing like being 20 or 30 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean catching sailfish, tuna, mahi-mahi and monster grouper. So I would have to say saltwater fishing is the most exciting. Riverland News: Do you feel the Dunnellon area would benefit from a medical facility? If so, how might the citys fiber-optic investment be used to fulfill such a need? Whitt: Of course, Dunnellon would benefit from a medical facility. We currently have a 15 to 20 minute drive to any ER and an even further drive to a full-fledged hospital. Our local doctors have done much to improve our quality of life, but this is an area that we could improve. With such a large capital investment in the Greenlight Communications fiber ring, we need to harness the power of this resource. A medical facility is one way to put fiber to good use. Medical records, data transfer and the need for many phone lines within one facility require the high bandwidth rate that fiber can provide. Facilities like this and possible commercial leases to sell this high bandwidth are legitimate ways to turn the Greenlight fiber ring into a profitable enterprise. Riverland News: The contract with American Traffic Systems is set to expire in the fall of 2013. Do you intend to renew the contract or let it expire, thereby eliminating red-light cameras in Dunnellon? Whitt: If you would ask every business owner and resident in Dunnellon, not to mention many of the visitors to our tourist-friendly town, Im sure you would get a resounding gotta go to the red-light cameras. I would like to see accident reports before and after the cameras were installed. I would also like to get a very firm number from the net revenue that the cameras have generated. I have done my own number crunching from the vague numbers that I can find publicly and it looks like a minimal net profit for the city. If I then see that they have created more accidents than they have prevented, I would vote against renewing the contract. However, I would be only one of five votes, so the public would then have to speak loud and clear to solidify at least two more votes. Riverland News: How do you feel the Port Citrus project might impact the city of Dunnellon and surrounding area? How should city officials be involved in the project? Whitt: This is an issue that is still being studied and is a long-term plan along the Citrus/Levy border. I feel that we need more information on the future plans of the project before well know what type of impact to expect. There is already barge traffic there, primarily for lime rock, but the port could be expanded pending study results. The Citrus, Levy and Marion county governments along with the state will have to make large capital investments and promote private investment to truly bring this project online. I think Dunnellon city officials should pay close attention to the project and attend any public meetings that are held concerning its progress. We will only be involved if we involve ourselves, if not, well be left behind. Riverland News: Gators or Seminoles? No other options. Whitt: Go, Gators! Riverland News: At a time when there is critical need for infrastructure renewal for businesses and residents that already exist in the city, how important is it to build additional infrastructure to business and residents east of the city that, as of yet, do not exist? Whitt: Great question. We have a century-old infrastructure here in Dunnellon that is badly in need of repairing or replacing. We have roads in Dunnellon Heights that should be paved not graveled, sidewalks that either dont exist or are not passible by some disabled residents and other parts of the community, which desperately needs attention. Our main water line through town was installed almost a century ago and the engineering firm hired to study it recently told our current Council that were one blowout away from catastrophe! Future growth is inevitable, and preparing for that future growth is necessary. I feel we have certainly done plenty of that with annexation after annexation continuing to be voted on east of town and a 12-inch water line slated to run from the Dunnellon airport. We are certainly planning for the future. However, allowing a failing or broken infrastructure within the core of Dunnellon will ultimately be our downfall if we dont focus on the problems at hand. We must listen to the residents of Dunnellon. Their opinions matter. If our city government will listen to the city residents and businesses alike, we can all work together and move forward together into a brighter future. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 3 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. PENNSYLVANIA AVE.,DUNNELLON, FL 34432-6035 W HITT continued from page 1 COMMUNITY NEWS SCOTT ROMERO/For the Riverland NewsNathan Whitt discusses the need to fix the aging water lines running throughout the city. 000CX65 20372 E Pennsylvania Ave., #6, Dunnellon (352) 465-1515 Your One Stop Shop For All Your Pets Needs Sat. 9-5 Sun. 11-4 Mon. Fri. 9-6 Voted B est Groom ing in Dunnellon AKC Caine Good Citizen Program An A MERICAN K ENNEL C LUB Program Oct. 27, 2012 1:30pm A fun way to demonstrate your dogs good manners! www.akc.org All dogs are welcome to participate in the program. 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River views Information in editorial inaccurate, misleadingLast weeks Riverland News editorial suggested that its time for RRC and the individual intervenors to give up the fight over the Rainbow River Ranch, Bert Harris lawsuit. Doing so would be in violation of everything Rainbow River Conservation stands for, namely, the protection and preservation of the Rainbow River and its environment. Much of what was reported in last weeks paper was inaccurate or misleading. These are the facts: The presiding judge in the Bert Harris lawsuit granted RRC and 15 individuals the right to intervene because of their legitimate objections to the settlement agreement. Last week, RRC submitted an 11page document to the Riverland News summarizing the environmental, economic and legal objections to the agreement. We hoped the News would at least summarize them for the public, since the judge deemed our intervention important enough for us to be heard. The News chose not to do so. We therefore urge the public to go to www.RainbowRiverConservation.co m, items 29 and 30 on the Litigation Docket and see the agreement and the objections for themselves. RRC has no wish for, nor has ever stated its desire for a long court battle, nor should it be held accountable if the city of Dunnellon spent $600,000 for legal fees before RRCs intervention. Something is clearly amiss with such an enormous expenditure, when RRC has spent less than $25,000 to date in the matter. There is no short-term benefit to Dunnellon by this settlement agreement, only short-term costs and long-term harm. Its typical for builders of this magnitude to bring their own crews and not employ local workers. Without substantial impact fees levied against the builder, Dunnellon taxpayers and rate payers will no doubt be required to pay for the additional infrastructure and services required by these homes. Future taxes levied on the proposed 349 homes will be far from sufficient to pay the bill. What is contained in the agreement is not smart growth. It is growth designed to attract big box stores, which typically jeopardize small local businesses unable to compete with the volume purchasing-power of larger stores, forever changing the small-town ambiance and hurting local business owners. RRC has made several attempts over the last few years to influence a solution to the debate, to no avail. We believe there are ways development can occur without sacrificing District works to reinforce positive behavior W elcome to the wonderful world of Oz. Only this Oz has no witches, flying monkeys or munchkins. This Oz is filled with recipes, vitamins and healthy ideas. Theres a new wizard in town and his name is Mehmet Oz, and believe me hes as powerful as the one that Dorothy visited. Its crazy how fast this television doctor has gained popularity. Im sure being introduced to the world by Oprah helped. You know when Ms. O speaks, everybody listens. So heres this man on our TV every day who talks about weight, acne, sex, body odor among other things. No subject is off limits. He also freely gives his opinions on what to buy, what to eat and how to be the best that you can be. He gives the impression that he truly cares. Im one of the gullible people who believes I have to buy every product that he mentions. When I was out of work, it was even worse. Every day I would write down different items on little pieces of paper all over the house. He raved about such as vitamin E, flax seeds and keratin, and things Ive never heard of before such as safflower oil, grape seed extract and acai berries. But Im learning. Everything I always wanted to know about being thinner, wiser, healthier or livelier. Do I want to have more energy, sleep better, increase my memory, or just fix anything that I think may need fixing? Well, of course, doesnt everybody? I remember the first time I went into a health food store to buy something he had suggested. I think it was the almond butter, which is supposed to help you sleep. As I was heading to the counter, the sales person said to me, Oh, I see you watch Dr. Oz. Everybody has been coming in this week for almond butter. Well, at least Im not the only Dr. Oz fan in town. I had a friend tell me she put Pepto Bismol on her hair because he said it would make it soft and shiny. Now thats one that even I havent tried. I was sitting in my living room the other day with my eyes closed, taking deep breaths while trying to clear my head. I looked over and my husband was doing the same exact thing. We were meditating because Dr. Oz told us to. I wonder how many people across this country were doing the same thing at the same exact moment. Then we actually tried to do some yoga with his help. My husband asked me, When did we start drinking white tea? When Dr. Oz told us to, I replied. However, I dont think youre supposed to run out and buy every single thing that he mentions. He did give me a great tip on a facial moisturizer that only costs $2.48 and works just as well as the Wonderful World of (Dr.) Oz 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. 4 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS GUEST COLUMN LETTERS JERSEY GIRL GUEST COLUMN Attending the recent City Council budget/workshop meetings was a unique experience. For example, I witnessed a governing body of a city that spent more time discussing a rotting tree removal in a parking lot than the city budget of millions of dollars. There was no real public discussion among the City Council about the budget or other major issues at all. I do not understand how this City Council arrives at decisions. There is no public questioning of information submitted, no critical inquiry of data or examinations of longterm plans at all. Make no mistake, the city manager and staff are running this city. Unfortunately, they are running it into the ground. It appears to me the City Council is just a rubber-stamp council. Certainly, nothing is questioned in public meetings or any input about important topics. Concurrence is the nature of the Council. I presented a comparison between the city of Valparaiso-owned fiber service for Fiscal Year 2012 versus the Greenlight Fiscal Year Budget for 2013 to the Council. The Greenlight budget is an unbelieveable $4.6 million just Greenlight Communications alone. This amount is suppose to come solely from customer fees; however, with 4,100 Greenlight customers paying $1,100 annually would be needed to produce that amount of revenue, which is totally unrealistic. Valparaiso has 1,400 customers and brings in slightly less than $1.6 million. Valparaiso spent $308,310 in salary/benefits for FY 2012 and Greenlight is budgeted for an unbelievable amount of $804,000, just in salary/benefits. The salaries/benefits and debt service ($1,496,000) payments alone equal $2,300,599. That amount alone would require more than 2,000 customers. You would think someone on the Council would ask where this $4.6 million will really come from. How much has Greenlight cost already? Who knows? Certainly not the Council. I urge all readers to visit the Dunnellon city website and review the FY 2013 budget. You will need a Rosetta Stone to decipher the salaries and true cost of city government. The salary of almost every Dunnellon employee is hidden in percentages under the water, sewer and communication funds. Enterprise money can be used for other operations with the approval of the City Council. If you want a challenging mind Council should ask more questions, put end to rubber-stamp approval W hen I was a principal more than 10 years ago, there were times I paddled students with parents permission. I also spent an inordinate amount of time talking with the student to ensure they understood why they were being paddled and how to change the behavior that landed them in my office. That was a very different time. As we moved to a more litigious society, paddling is no longer a best practice. Parents, as well as educators, realize we better serve our children by teaching them how to behave instead of simply punishing their bad behavior. Parents hold us accountable for educating their children. Because of this, our teachers deserve respect, and they should teach in an environment that is safe. When these rights are violated, we need to hold the student and their parent/guardian accountable. Paddling relinquishes parents from that responsibility and passes it to the school. We are not here to raise the children of Marion County. We are here to teach them, inspire them, and encourage them to be the best students and people they can be. We need to work together to support parents, but if they believe in that type of punishment, let them do it at home and not in our schools. Today, our unemployment rate is more than 10 percent and our free and reduced lunch rate is better than 67 percent. These factors alone have a tremendous effect on student behavior. Students come to school with more baggage and issues than ever before; these burdens impact their decision-making and judgment skills. It is our job to ensure we can provide a safe environment for students to learn and teachers to teach. I am confident that our Code of Student Conduct and schoolbased administrators provide a quality infrastructure to handle students whose behavior is not acceptable. We do not need to resort to paddling. From 2006 to 2009, we averaged approximately 300 students being paddled per year. Of those students, 38 percent were African American, 40 percent had disabilities and 98 percent were on free and reduced lunch. TThese are startling statistics. Real children are behind these statistics our children. We should find other ways to discipline them when their behavior is unacceptable. Based on the statistics, if you are poor, African American and male, you are more likely to be paddled as punishment than other students who have committed the same infraction. Make no mistake, I am firm on discipline. If a student is disruptive, there must be consequences. However, our Student Services department has worked hard to implement new, reSee LETTERS page 5 See SWETT page 6 Audrey Beem Dr. Diana Greene See GREENE page 5 See JERSEY page 6 STEVE SWETT Special to the Riverland News

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search-based strategies such as Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and Positive Alternative School Suspension (PASS). PBS is a schoolwide plan rewarding students for appropriate behaviors and providing interventions to help students manage their behavior. PASS is an alternative to out-of-school suspension providing students with a consequence for poor behaviors while still allowing them access to education. This is of utmost importance. Since the district implemented these initiatives and moved away from paddling, the number of student referrals has decreased. This is proof these things work with our children. Dr. Diana Greene is the Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Marion County Public Schools. Dr. Greenes been a Marion County educator since 1986. the health of the Rainbow River and its environment, which contribute more than $8 million annually to the local economy, and support more than 130 jobs. Also, contrary to what some may have construed from last weeks editorial, RRC has been busy at far more than fighting the settlement agreement in the last few years. RRC has: Secured a $3.2 million grant to purchase the Blue Run Park and have it deeded over to the City of Dunnellon. Acquired another $600,000 to create storm water improvements at the Blue Run Park entrance. Obtained another $100,000 to conduct a recreation/vegetation study on the Rainbow River. Successfully got multiple sensitive properties on the Florida Forever A list to be considered for state purchase, thus to be protected in perpetuity. Conducted numerous public meetings and produced educational materials, including an outstanding videotape presently being used for public education at Rainbow Springs State Park and elsewhere. Performed other activities too numerous to mention. Weve done it all with no staff, only dedicated volunteers from Dunnellon and surrounding communities. RRC hasnt done these many things to merely give up and see the Rainbow River jeopardized and its wildlife disappear. The 250-member RRC stands committed to its mission to protect the river and its environment. If the public knows the truth, we believe they will stand with us, too. Burt Eno, president, Rainbow River Conservation Inc. Editors Note: Burt Eno, president of RRC, was quoted in the Sept. 27 edition of the Riverland News having said: We want to see a battle in court. My board, 100 percent, feels that way.Attack on candidate goes beyond politicsI recently received a copy of a scurrilous and inflammatory printed email, which is being circulated by a supporter of Mayor Ward. If your candidate cannot run on his record, then the tactic is to discredit the other candidate. If you take out the personal attacks and statements of hearsay and opinion in this document being circulated you are left with few facts of substance. If you are a supporter of Mayor Ward, then you approve of the following facts of record. We have a city deep in debt thanks to the terrible Greenlight idea; a neglected infrastructure; red-light cameras that keep visitors away; and a bloated city government payroll. COLA raises of 3 percent to city employees, Social Security this year is 2 percent. Theres been praise and more money for a city manager, who has bungled public relations and brought us the Greenlight budget breaker. They hired a communication manager under Greenlight for a city of 1,733 residents. There has been ineffective oversight of Greenlight for over three years. Expanding the citys obligation to provide services to developers when they chose to build. Highest tax and utility rates in Marion County under Mayor Ward. Alienating our neighbors to the north because you can. Buying a broken sewer system with 44 customers and adding the debt burden to Dunnellon residents. Poor communication and public relation skills. Hopefully Dunnellon will get a mayor that puts proposals and ideas on the table for discussion. An idea is just that, an idea until it is acted upon. We are electing a mayor not a dictator. When a city has two council seats that were awarded because of no contest, then personally attacking a candidate is not good for the citys political climate. All money collected by Mr. Whitt has been reported, honestly, openly and as required by law. There is no money from developers or companies/individuals who do business with the city, which would be cause for alarm. I am sure anyone running for government office would be careful to take contributions from someone with a vested interest in city matters though it is within the law. Starting to fix a water line problem that has been festering for years might be considered political by some. You are known and judged by the company you keep and the people who support you. Mayor Ward can now take action in any way he sees fit on the illmannered tone of his supporters communication. Stick with the issues and the facts, there are plenty. We can disagree about issues, but we do not have to be disagreeable and make petty personal attacks. 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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. TOPS welcomes members, visitorsTOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 375 Rainbow Lakes welcomes new members and visitors. TOPS meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rainbow Lakes Community Center 4030 S.W. Deepwater Court, Rainbow Lakes. Take U.S. 41 to Rainbow Lakes Boulevard, 4.5 miles to the Community Center. For more information, call 465-5807. Agency needs items for homeless programThe Annie W. Johnson Senior and Family Center is in need of items for its Project Homeless program, which is designed to help the homeless with food, tents and coolers. All three items are needed at this time. If you are able to assist us in this matter, contact the Annie W. Johnson Center at 489-8021. Master Choir holding auditions The Central Florida Master Choir is hosting auditions for the group. The ability to read music, harmonize and match pitch are required along with prioritizing rehearsals and performances. For more information or to schedule an audition, call Hal McSwain at 352-237-3035 or 352-615-7677. Police collecting used cell phones The Dunnellon Police Department is collecting cellular phones with chargers for Domestic Violence victims. The collected phones are turned over to domestic violent shelters and provided to victims to use to call 911 for any emergency. Please drop off all unused cellular phones along with the chargers to the police department, 12014 S. Williams St. Dunnellon or at Repeat Boutique. more expensive brands, and hes the one that informed me that unless you take calcium with food its not absorbed into the body. So I do learn many things from this Oz wizard. He has even surprised and shocked me a time or two like when he said that taking ibuprofen two to three times a week can cause hearing loss. How does he know all this stuff? However, I absolutely draw the line at one thing: I will not become a vegetarian. If I have to give up a nice, big, juicy steak to be healthy then I guess Ill have to take a different approach. Ill double up on the evening primrose, if I can figure out what exactly that is. I know now that Dr. Ozs plan really does work and you can definitely lose weight. The plan is you spend so much money on all the stuff he tells you to buy that you dont have anything left for groceries; therefore, youre not eating much and, therefore, youre losing weight. Im just kidding, of course. Im sure most of the things that Dr. Oz tells us to do really work. I also believe he wouldnt endorse something if he didnt believe in it. For right now, Im on his team. So welcome to the wonderful world of Oz. Guaranteed, youll either be broke, confused or exhausted by the time you leave. exercise, go to the online budget and figure out the Dunnellon budget. Try to figure how much cost has been moved down from the general fund and department funds to all the enterprise funds. Dunnellon does hold public meetings according to the law. What is missing is the voting public. In the past several important meetings and, in general, there are none or very few Dunnellon residents in attendance. It is said you get the government you deserve, so I will leave it at that. With minimum citizen participation, Dunnellon has the highest tax rate in Marion County and the highest utility rates. The much heralded new millage rates save a Dunnellon homeowner 33 cents on a $1,000, a savings of $33 on a $100,000 tax bill. Dunnellon utility rate increases will overlap your tax savings. Dunnellon is millions of dollars in debt secured by Dunnellon tax money and utility fees. Dunnellon has annexed land and made decisions that will affect the city for years, I believe in a negative way. The sham studies and recommendations of the well-paid consultants to the city would be laughable if the cost were not so high. Buying the failed Rio Vista system, who would ever justify that with a straight face? Greenlight, traffic cameras, annexations and the other decisions of this Council have been condoned by city residents with their non-participation. Democracy fails without participation. The Community Development Block Grant the city applied for again will go for future development needs in Rainbow River Ranch, Boger Frarm, McBride property and Secret Promise. With all the leaking water pipes and failing infrastructure in Dunnellon, the fig leaf of reason for the pipeline is increasing water pressure to the 70 homes in Dunnellon Heights. I believe the grant request is not in keeping with the true intent of the Community Block Grant program. The water/sewage rate increases already projected far in the future are uncalled for except to finance a city with no fiscal responsibility or viable plan except to expand. This expansion, if it ever comes, will be to the benefit of city employees, developers, landowners and connected contractors, not to the benefit of Dunnellon residents. Dunnellon is at a tipping point. Without a change in course, better decisions and input from the voters I do not see a viable future for Dunnellon. 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Trail of Treaters scheduledThe Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Trail of Treaters from 5 to 7 p.m. Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31. The starting point will be the Chamber of Commerce where a map and treat bag can be picked up. Any business interested in being on the map for the Trail of Treaters should call the Chamber at 489-2320. State park to host Halloween event Rainbow Springs State will host Dark Side of the Rainbow a Trail of Terror from 7 to 10 p.m. Halloween Eve and Halloween Night, Oct. 30 and 31. Admission is $2 per person. Children 5 and younger are free. Trails are uneven so wear closed-toed shoes. For more information or if you would like to volunteer, call 352-465-8555 or email Nicky.Aiken@dep. state.fl.us. RLE firefighters to host haunted house The Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Department will host its third annual Haunted House Event. Come join us for a spooky good time. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. The event will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26 to 28, 3105 S.W. Ivy Place, inside Rainbow Lakes Estates. Competition No. 1 is out of the way and the Dunnellon High School marching band is gearing up for a busy couple of weeks. On Saturday, the band will play at a competition at Chamberlain High School in Tampa. On Oct. 23, they will travel after school to Booster Stadium to play for the Optimist Club, and perform in their final assessment Oct. 27 in Leesburg. The bands show this season has been a bit of a mystery since there have been so few home games at which the band could perform for the home crowd. The theme is Icons and the show consists of a couple of merged Elvis tunes, All Shook Up and Dont Be Cruel, followed by the Beatles Hey Jude with Michael Jacksons Thriller as the finale. In competition, bands are judged on auxiliary, posture, general effect, harmony, percussion and drum major. The band got its first taste of competition Oct. 6 at Leesburg when it performed with 19 other bands in the Central Florida Marching Arts Invitational. Although Drum Major Kerri Ciaramella earned a superior rating for her skills, the band placed last in the competition. The dance needed to be better and the band should have been more focused and dedicated during practice, said Ciaramella, a senior and four-year band member. I think we will do better this competition. I feel rather confident about that. Band director Jason Dobson said he would like the band to place at the Oct. 27 Leesburg assessment. Im hoping they learn quickly in practice so they can do a more cohesive show, Dobson said of the 22-member band. JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsThe Dunnellon High School marching band enters the field Sept. 14 to play during the Homeocming Court presentation. The band will compete Saturday at Chamberlain High School in Tampa. DHS marching band set for competitions throughout the night of the event. There will be no parking allowed on East Pennsylvania, but there will be designated areas for paid parking on East Pennsylvania. Traffic will not be allowed through the Historic District along West Pennsylvania and Chestnut Street (State Road 40). The road will be closed beginning at 4 p.m. The artists slated to perform Saturday include: the Susanne Smith Band, which plays light jazz and pop; Bluzbusters, blues; Core Foundation Band, rock/blues; Cutler Spur, Southern rock; Final Note, classic rock/pop/jazz; Kathy Jo & the Bluzification Band, blues; Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues, blues; Ocala Jazz Society, jazz; Rumours Project, Fleetwood Mac covers; S.O.L., classic rock; Staggard Strait, country/classic rock; Charlie Remillard & The Usual Suspects; Wild Pony Band, country/swing; and the World Latin Jazz Band, Latin jazz. Were really elated, because of the quality of bands we have this year, Levy said. We really believe weve got some great entertainment that folks are going to enjoy. This years event will not feature a Kids Zone at Ernie Mills Park, Levy said. However, there will musicians stage at the cityoperated park on Bostick Street. From 5 to 6 p.m., there will be Meet the Maestro, as Matthew Wardell, conductor for the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, field questions from the audience and play a mix of pieces for the crowd. They will also have a raffle for two tickets to see the Ocala Symphony Orchestra perform and CDs for sale. Then, starting at 7, the Gruv Therapy Smooth Jazz Band will perform for festival-goers. Four beer gardens will be set up; however, only chamber-approved cups will be used for alcoholic beverages on the streets during the event, and a volunteer staff will monitor and enforce the rules. Those without such a cup drinking alcoholic beverages will be required to empty their drink or potentially be fined, law enforcement officials said. We just ask that people use extra care when walking along the streets, said Levy, who will perform with Charlie Remillard & the Usual Suspects. Those who are drinking must do so from the approved cups. We just want everyone to be responsible, be safe and have a great time. Mardi-Gras themed accessories and Jazz Up Dunnellon Shirts will be on sale the night of Jazz Up. The Jazz Up Dunnellon Shirts will display the sponsors for this years event. The Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce will have designated driving offered by Scallys. For more information, visit www.dunnellon chamber.org or call the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce at 489-2320. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 7 JAZZ continued from page 1 Solution to puzzle on Page 17 DAKOTA GORDON & CHRISTINA BAUER For the Riverland News COMMUNITY NEWS 0 0 0 B E 0 4 000CXCK 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. 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R IVERLAND EDUCATION 8 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 EDUCATION BRIEFS 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 offers 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. Library System to host Fairy Tale FestivalStep into a world of magical lands and fantasy as the Marion County Public Library System hosts its fourth annual Fairy Tale Festival for children and their caregivers from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Headquarters-Ocala at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Children ages 12 and under may dress up as their favorite fairy tale character for an afternoon of enchantment and adventure, with activities including: Performance by special guests and whimsical storytellers Finn & Fiona. Maypole dancing with the Greenwood Morris dancers. Knights Training Center, Fairy Tale Trail, Storybook Lane and Princess Parlor activity stations. Traditional flute and harp music. Marshmallow archery, chess and other games. Craft arcade for toddlers. Royal miniature horses. The Marion County Public Library System hosts the Fairy Tale Festival in partnership and with the sponsorship of the Friends of the Ocala Public Library. For more information on this and other library events, visit library.marioncountyfl.org or call 6718551. Yoga classes slated to start Oct. 25Yoga, which is sponsored by Marion County School Boards Community Technical Adult Education Program, will be offered once a week from 4 to 6 p.m. starting Oct. 25 and run through Dec. 6 at Dunnellon Elementary School. Cost is $45 for all six classes, which will be taught by Lisa Bubba, a yoga instructor for more than 35 years. The class is suitable for men and women, beginners as well as experienced yogis. Participants will need an exercise mat and a pair of light weights. Registration takes place when you come to class. For more information, call Marion County Public Schools at 6717200 or Lisa Bubba at 489-8051. 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. Agencies join forces for Red Ribbon Week The National Family Partnership (NFP) announces the national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23 to 31. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. In 1985, after the murder of a DEA agent, parents, youth and teachers in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the destruction caused by drugs. This year, families can get involved by entering a contest to promote awareness in their neighborhoods and win a drug prevention grant for their schools. Families can enter Red Ribbon Weeks contest to win a $1,000 grant for their school and a new iPad for their home. To participate in the contest, families and students will decorate the front of their homes with this years message: The Best Me Is Drug Free. Heres how students and their families can enter to win $1,000 for their K-12 school and a new iPad: Students bring the Red Ribbon Week message home by working alongside parents to decorate their front door, mailbox, fence, etc., with this years theme, The Best Me Is Drug Free. Take a photo with the family and their Red Ribbon Week decoration, then upload to www.redribbon.org/contest or www.facebook. Youth art, photo contest slated Entries due Nov. 9 One hundred and eighty miles of rivers and streams. Sixteen thousand acres of lakes. More than 32 springs. Thirty-three thousand acres of wetlands. Opportunities to enjoy Marion Countys water resources are almost unlimited, and a Marion County department wants to bring local youth closer to them this month. The Marion County Office of the County Engineer invites students, 18 and younger, to participate in its Discover our water resources art and photography contest. Through Nov. 9, students attending a public, private or home school in Marion County may submit creative entries depicting any of the following themes: Marion County water bodies, wildlife, karst or limestone features, water uses and recreation in water. Art entries must be original illustrations created in print or digital formats. Print entries must not exceed 8 1/2-by11 inches in paper size. Photography entries must be original and unedited, and must be submitted in digital versions of at least 300 dots per inch (DPI) in size. A selection committee will recognize the top art and photography entries through publication of the winning creations in the Office of the County Engineers 2013 Discover our water resources stormwater education booklet. The publication will be distributed to local schools and county residents to encourage learning about water quality and stormwater pollution prevention. The contest application and guidelines are available at www.marion countyfl.org/stormwater. htm. Entries are due Nov. 9 and may be emailed to stormwater@ marioncountyfl.org or delivered to Kim Dinkins at the Office of the County Engineer at 412 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. Winners will be announced in December. For more information, call 352-671-8686. DMS Symphonic band tunes up for performances T he DMS Symphonic Band will perform Friday, Oct. 19, at Dunnellon High School for Band Night. Performances by bands in attendance will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 10. We wish our Symphonic Band members, under the direction of Ms. Roblow, DMS Band Director, good luck and to have a good time as they share their talent and love of music with everyone attending Band Night. DMS band members are: Mathew Bailargeon, Daniel Burchfield, Ethan Burns, Christopher Cronon, Steven Cruz, Cecelia Delorenzo, Christopher Doyle, Eduardo Escalante, Kayla Gandy, Mikayla Goins-Villon, Cristina Gonalez, Tyler Hart, Mckenzie Ingram, Niya Jaglal, Joshua Kerrick, Jacob LeBlanc, Abigail Lolly, Megan McClure, Shelby Meyers, Dustin Morgan, Emily Newsom, Heather Noll, Kyrstin Nottke, Destiny Ray, Dana Roberts, Jason Smith, Kenneth Staggs, Kaylah Starks, Kristen Starr and Samuel Torres. We thank all of you for representing your school, Dunnellon Middle, in such a positive and musical fashion. Its just around the corner: Red Ribbon Week runs Monday, Oct. 22, through Thursday, Oct. 25, and will be celebrated at Dunnellon Middle School. Our S.A.V.E. (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Club members, under the sponsorship of Ms. Wise, Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Boutwell, have organized and created an informative and fun campaign Youth Drug Prevention campaign: The best me is drug free Special to the Riverland News See RIBBON page 9 SIERRA OLIVER/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon High Biology teacher Tia Brown has Neal Shusterman sign her book, Unwind. Brown said is a huge fan and was using the book in her biology class before it was decided that the entire 10th grade would read it. The entire 10th-grade class from Dunnellon High School was invited to hear him speak. Media Specialist Joan Lourenco organized the entire event. Special to the Riverland News Delbert Smallridge DMS Principal Author of Unwind triology speaks to students countywide In a perfect world, everything would be either black or white, right or wrong, and everyone would know the difference. But this isnt a perfect world. The problem is people who think it is. from Neal Shustermans Unwind Unwind tells the story of a not-so-distant future where iPods can be found in antique shops and children can have their existences terminated at the age of 13 for any reason. The story follows three main characters, Connor, Risa and Lev, as they escape from the Juvey cops before they reach the harvest camp, where they will be unwound and their harvested organs with be used to help other people. All three youngsters come from very different backgrounds. Connor finds himself in trouble at school. Risa Ward is a ward of the state and the orphanage is overcrowded. Levs family is very religious and he is being harvested as a tithe. In front of an audience of 405 students Oct. 9 at Marion Technical Institute, from around Marion County, author Neal Shusterman explained how he got the idea for his book Unwind and its sequel Unwholly. Shusterman revealed that it was a series of events and surveys he had heard about that helped him conceive the notion of unwinding. In regard to this concept of storking in the book, Shusterman said he noticed a new pattern about the topic of abortion. A survey revealed that many people have an emotional reaction to abortion, and people are apt to switch candidates if a candidate they support decides to be an abortion proponent. At the same time, Shusterman read about events in England where teens were dropping out of school and becoming violent. Adults interviewed suggested doing away with these hoodlums. One reporter said, No one will miss them. So Shusterman created a world where babies could be left on doorsteps and the people who found them were bound by law to keep them, but where parents could sign an order to have their childrens body parts harvested when they became 13 up until the age of 18. There is no real guilt in doing this to students, as the parents are convinced that not only are they doing a good deed, but also that their children arent gone, but just living in a divided state. Getting Shusterman to come to speak to Marion County students was a labor of love for Lourenco, who began planning the event in 2009 after being contacted by Shusterman. Lourenco thinks of the book as a thought-provoking thriller and also suggests it may get students thinking about organ donation. Science teacher Tia Brown loved Unwind so much that she decided to use it in her biology classes and tie it into genetics. When Brown read the book she couldnt put it down. Needless to say, Brown was ecstatic that she got to chaperone the 215 Dunnellon 10th-graders on the field trip, meet Shusterman and have her book autographed. Unwholly, Shustermans sequel in the Unwind trilogy was released Aug. 24. Lourenco arranged a meeting with Shusterman Oct. 8 in Orlando to have copies of Unwholly autographed for all of the 10th-grade teachers who are reading Unwind with their students and for any student who purchased the book ahead of time. What spoke to me the most was how he had real life facts to back up his books and his answers, said student Oscar Hernandez Amador. PRINCIPALS OFFICE See BAND page 9 SIERRA OLIVER/For the Riverland NewsAuthor Neal Shusterman speaks Oct. 9 on stage at Marion Technical Institute. KAYLA KAVY For the Riverland News From staff reports

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com/RedRibbonWeek by Nov. 2 (must be parents or 18 or older to upload photos). The voting begins. Ask family and friends to vote for your entry at www.redribbon.org/vote Nov. 2 to 16. Ten lucky winners from regions across the U.S. will win. Winners will be announced at events at their winning schools in December. The DEA is co-sponsoring this years national contest. DEA is excited to partner with the National Family Partnership on this contest that empowers communities to come together to talk about the drug problem, said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. Red Ribbon Week is also when we honor DEA Special Agent Enrique Kiki Camarena, who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities safe. For more information, visit www.redribbon.org/ contest. to teach their peers about the dangers of drug use, tips for crime prevention at school and at home, how to stop bullying and not be a bully, resolving conflict without violence, and lots more. The theme this year is, One School, One Goal, Bully and Drug Free. DMS S.A.V.E. club members and their sponsors have put together a week that is full of fun filled learning activities: Monday, Oct. 22: Put a Lid On It Day and Decorate a Door students will pay $1 to wear a hat of their choice (within dress code please) as they work the pun of the title to stop peer pressure with drugs, stop teasing and taunting that leads to bullying: Just put a lid on it! Decorate a Door: students working as a team will create door coverings to represent this years theme: One School, One Goal, Bully and Drug Free. Tuesday, Oct. 23: Wacky Tacky Tuesday and Poetry Contest. Students and faculty are to wear odd colors, inside out clothes, etc. The poetry contest will be for the best Acrostic poem with the words Red Ribbon. Wednesday, Oct. 24: Speak Up & Speak Out Day! Its also National SAVE Day. We know drugs and alcohol go together with violence more than not. So everyone is asked to wear purple and orange today. S.A.V.E. Club members will be distributing lanyards where students will have the opportunity to create a slogan against the use of drugs and violence. Thursday, Oct. 25: We Rule, Were A Drug Free School Spirit Day! All Students and faculty will wear red and their ribbons! We would like to recognize the following S.A.V.E. Club members for their commitment to themselves and their community as they display positive behavior and good citizenship at home and here at school. Our members are: Judy Allen, Jamil Bess, Jillian Boys, Destinee Cochran, Amber Dudley, Eduardo Escalante, Zaria Hamilton, Ishana Maharaj, Jade Maragh, Lulani Mulligan, Destiny Ray, Rebecca Ray, Alexis Shutt, Destiny Torres-Santiago and Kayla White. On behalf of everyone at Dunnellon Middle School, we would like to thank you and let you to know how very proud we are of you. Coinciding with Red Ribbon Week, our Health Occupation classes, under the instruction of Ms. Nicole Baquie, RN, will further their studies about the consequences of substance abuse and its detrimental effects on the human body as they view lungs of a smoker/drug user. The lungs are actually from a pig and have been dyed to reflect tar, nicotine and drugs in the lungs. Students in Ms. Baquies class will also witness and compare the inflation of healthy lungs versus lungs of a smoker/drug user. Thank you Ms. Baquie for this hands-on life lesson. Our DMS Symphonic Band will once again display its talents this upcoming week. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, the Symphonic Band will rehearse at West Port High School as it prepares for its performance Friday, Oct. 26, at Middle School Band Night. More information about Middle School Band Night and our DMS Symphonic Band will be announced next week. Some of our DMS Language Arts students are in the midst of writing biography reports. Students will apply what they have been learning in class by using text features, literary elements and visual representations within the biography. Other DMS Language Arts classes students are reading a selection of biographies including that of Mark Twain, Open Windows, an ironic tale by Saki (aka Hector Hugo Munro, British Author), and Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes. As students read these excellent books, they will learn and compare the use of literal and figurative forms speech. Parents we invite you to ask your student about all the wonderful parts of the English language they are learning about in their Language Arts class. Thank you to our Language Arts teachers: Mr. Bee, Mrs. Emery, Mr. Lewandowski, Mrs. McConnell, Mrs. Mills, Mrs. Noell, Mrs. Osborne and Ms. Wiggins for presenting thought provoking challenges to our students. Eighth-grade students going on the Washington, D.C., trip in December are working on last-minute details and preparing to go on their journey. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 9 000CRR8 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. No Technicians, No Opticians, Just You and the Doctor Heath Brook Commons (next to Publix) 5400 SW College Rd/Highway 200, Suite 106, Ocala, FL 34474 Eyecare hours are: M T TH F 8:30 -5:00; W 1:00-6:00 Select Sat. are available Medicare, United Health Care, BC/BS Providers 000CRUV 465-3200 20559 Chestnut St., Dunnellon OPEN: Wed. thru Sat. 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Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery 11786 Cedar Street (CR 40) (Next to the Womens Club) 489-6621 Most Insurance Accepted 000CXC9 Podiatric Physician & Surgeon BAND continued from page 8 CALENDAR OF EVENTSThursday, Oct. 18 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice. 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice. Monday, Oct. 22 3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Food Science and Tool Identification Practice in the AG Room. Tuesday, Oct. 23 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice. 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice. 3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Par Pro Practice in the AG Room. Wednesday, Oct. 23 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice. 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice. 3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Food Science and Tool Identification Practice in the AG Room. Thursday, Oct. 25 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice. 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice. DES students visit Silver River Museum Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Elementary School fifth-grade classes went on a field trip to Silver River Museum. Ms. Candice Wilson, a fifth-grade teacher, reported about her classes experiences at the museum. Students were amazed by all of the natural sights and sounds of their local environment, she said. The day was filled with a pontoon ride and reflective information session, keeping both the students minds and bodies actively engaged in this exploration of scientific knowledge. Who would have ever thought that learning about Floridas ecosystem and the wildlife that make it up would be so much fun? Upcoming events at Dunnellon Elementary include: Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 21 to 26; Cubs Cove Field Trip, Oct. 22; Teacher Workday, no school, Oct. 26; and United Way Week, Oct. 27 to Nov. 2. RIBBON continued from page 8

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Harmony is impossible without more than one voice. That has been an expression lived out for more than 20 years in Dunnellon. It was first lived out through the Dunnellon Christian Voices, lead by Elaine Carter. That group ran its course and a remnant of folks from that group came together at the encouragement of Father Dick Casto, then-priest of Holy Faith Episcopal Church. Under the leadership of Jeanne Wolfanger, the Dunnellon Chorale was formed 16 years ago. They have been performing two major programs per year and other special performances for more than a decade in Dunnellon. The retirement of Wolfanger and several other factors has led to a yearlong hiatus being taken by the group. The great passion to sing harmonies with one another and a desire to bring some of that harmony to the community has again led to gathering together a remnant whose goal is to re-energize and re-establish the Dunnellon Chorale as the Dunnellon Community Chorale Several people have developed a Steering Committee to re-form the group. Having listened carefully to constructive criticism from the past and newly expressed desires from potential participants, the Steering Committee has reimagined the Chorale so that the leadership of the Chorale will come from a Board elected by participants. This Board will be in charge of selecting a director, securing an accompanist, selecting music and raising the funds necessary to fund the activities of the Chorale. During the past decade, the musical focus of the group has been upon classical sacred pieces such as the Messiah, various Requiems and the works of such composers as Bach and Mendelsohn. While appreciated by many, the Chorale will move away from its prior exclusive musical choices to be more inclusive of other genres of choral music. A second well-received criticism is that Chorale membership had become dominated by one or two groups of members representing only two of the congregations in the community. While unintentional, this perceived exclusivity is being met by an intentional effort to be more inclusive. This is one of the reasons the group decided to add Community to its name to emphasize the inclusivity of the group. Letters have already been sent to choir directors and pastors of area churches from Beverly Hills to Williston soliciting participation and suggestions of potential music for upcoming programs. Knowing that many people who love to sing and wish to be part of the Chorale may not be a member of a worshipping community, the group is urging for residents to express your interest in the Chorale by either calling 489-2682, emailing your name and contact information to chellgrendpc@bellsouth.net. The Chorale is developing a mini-performance for this years Victorian Holiday Celebration in Dunnellon in late November. I am the kind of person that likes to do business with cash on the barrelhead. I do not like credit because it has a way of biting you in the end. When you have a credit card, there are fees to beat the band. I do have a credit card but I have it hidden so well that I have not been able to find it for seven weeks. I just do not like using it. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage always warns me about the possibility that someone can steal my credit card. Ha ha, I say in defiance to her warning. I am never worried about that. If anybody can get money out of my account with my credit card, I would like to work with them and go 50-50 on it. Every time I need money, my credit card is empty. I think there is a conspiracy in this whole thing. Nothing is more embarrassing than going to a checkout counter to pay for goods that I intend to purchase and my credit card is denied. The reason I was using the credit card at the time was I did not have any cash in my pocket. Now, I have no cash in my pocket and my credit card is just grinning at me refusing to cough up the money needed for purchasing these goods. I hate my credit card. And it is reciprocal. My credit card hates me and tries its level best to embarrass me every chance it gets. When I do business, I want to know that I have done business. Nothing is more satisfying than completing a financial transaction with cash. I have noticed a dangerous trend in the area of business in our country. There is a tendency away from cash. I do not understand it. I think the simplest thing to do would be to pay cash for something. But no, some people think that is so old fashion that they have to come up with something new. Now they have this newfangled thing that you can pay your bills online. What is that all about? I like to see the person I am paying and hear from them their gratuitous Thank you, for the transaction. I was just getting used to writing checks and now I do not have to use my checkbook 10 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 JOINT PAIN? 000CSDE 2155 W. Mustang Blvd. Beverly Hills, F L 34465 746-5707 2236 Hwy. 44 West Inverness, F L 34453 344-Bone ( 2663 ) 520 SE 8th Ave. Crystal River, F L 34429 564-Bone ( 2663 ) Medicare & Most Insurance Accepted New Patients Welcome! Serving Citrus County Over 3 Decades Combined Walter I. Choung, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon Kenneth M. Lemos, PA-C Physician Assistant Jeremiah A. Hubbard, DO Orthopaedic Surgeon Shoulders Shoulder pain is a common complaint with many common causes. Its important to make an accurate diagnosis for a desired outcome. Knees Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury, overuse or by an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Hips Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement. Minimizing the time from replacement to recovery. Minimally Invasive Surgery 000CWPW Junque Sale Ocala West United Methodist Church 9330 SW 105th St. Donations will be accepted at the PODS in the back of the church parking lot on Saturday, 8am til noon Oct. 20. After that, all donations can be made at Stanfield Hall. Bake Sale All Proceeds donated to charities! Thursday, Friday October 25 & 26 8am 5pm Unbelievable Bargains ANNUAL 000CVIB Cashing in on a cashless society OUT TO PASTOR Community Chorale planning to reform Special to the Riverland News See JUMPXX page X Rev. James Snyder 0 0 0 C X I J R I V E R L A N D R E A L T Y R I V E R L A N D R E A L T Y RIVERLAND REALTY 1 1 8 2 4 N W i l l i a m s S t r e e t 1 1 8 2 4 N W i l l i a m s S t r e e t 11824 N. Williams Street, D u n n e l l o n F L 3 4 4 3 2 D u n n e l l o n F L 3 4 4 3 2 Dunnellon, FL 34432 A s k f o r l i s t i n g b r o k e r : A s k f o r l i s t i n g b r o k e r : Ask for listing broker: W i l b u r V a n W y c k W i l b u r V a n W y c k Wilbur VanWyck P h o n e : ( 3 5 2 ) 4 8 9 4 5 1 1 o r ( 3 5 2 ) 8 0 4 9 3 3 6 P h o n e : ( 3 5 2 ) 4 8 9 4 5 1 1 o r ( 3 5 2 ) 8 0 4 9 3 3 6 Phone: (352) 489-4511 or (352) 804-9336 ESTATE SALE Saturday & Sunday, October 20 & 21 From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ADDRESS: 19631 SW 93 LN, Dunnellon FL 34432 DIRECTIONS: US HWY 41 TO EAST ON SW 93 LN RD TO LEFT ON SW 93 LN TO HOME ON LEFT V i e w a l l o u r l i s t i n g s a t w w w r i v e r l a n d r e a l t y c o m V i e w a l l o u r l i s t i n g s a t w w w r i v e r l a n d r e a l t y c o m View all our listings at www.riverlandrealty.com ENJOY COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS FINEST IN RAINBOW SPRINGS: Youre invited to come view this beautiful Hartford Model 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath pool home featuring family room with fireplace, eat-in kitchen with center island, living room opening up to formal dining area, master suite with sitting alcove, guest bedroom with full bath, laundry room with tub, screened lanai & pool. Located on oversized lot with hilltop setting, fenced backyard and only minutes away from Country Club, Golf Course and Community Park on the gorgeous crystal clear Rainbow River. Life just doesnt get any better than this! ASKING PRICE REDUCED TO $179,900 ALL OFFERS WILL BE PRESENTED TO ESTATES ATTORNEY FOR REVIEW!

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Presbyterian church concert series to beginThe Dunnellon Presbyterian Church will open its 2012-13 Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, with the University of Floridas School of Music Chamber Ensemble. The program will include works by Dvorak, Ravel and Brahms and will be performed by members of the elite string chamber music program and the Graduate Piano Trio in residence at the University. The church is at 20641 Chestnut St. Church to host annual indoor yard saleHoly Faith Episcopal Church will host its annual indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Holy Faith Episcopal Church, 19924 W. Blue Cove Rd., For more information, call the church office between 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at 489-2685. Catholic church slates flea market The Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host its annual Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Father Stegeman Hall at the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40, Dunnellon.New womens bible study slatedNew Womens Cross Denominational Bible study called One Womens Prayer meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday monthly at the Dunnellon Womens Club Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. Doors open at 6:30. For more information check us out in Facebook at One Womens Prayer.Church schedules monthly fish frySt. John the Baptist Catholic Church, on the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40 East, will host its monthly fish fry from 4 to 6 p.m. the first Friday monthly through May. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. The public is welcome. For more information, call 489-5954. Advent Sunday School programs slatedThe Episcopal Church of the Advent has started a series of Sunday School classes for children ages 3 to 12 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Immediately following Sunday School, the children may participate in the Celebration of Holy Eucharist with the congregation. Children do not need to be church members to attend. The curriculum is called Godly Play and is taught by Maryann Brennan and her helpers. Advent is 1.2 miles west of State Road 200 on County Road 484, across from the Fire House. For more information, call the church at 465-7272. anymore. My creditors want me to pay online. When will all this craziness stop? If cash was good enough for Benjamin Franklin, it certainly is good enough for me. Then the inevitable happened. You know how it is. Well, it happened to me. I went to do a little bit of shopping while I was out of town on a trip recently. I made sure I had cash in my wallet so I stopped at a restaurant in the shopping mall. Normally I do not like shopping malls. I get nervous every time I go into one of these malls wondering if I will ever exit alive. There are just too many people in these malls for my comfort. But the necessity of my trip brought me to this mall and I decided I would treat myself to lunch. One of the great things about treating myself to lunch when my wife is not with me is I can order what I want for my lunch. After all, it is my lunch. I had a great time selecting things from the menu that had nothing whatsoever to do with vegetables. Vegetables are all right in their place, but their place is not on my lunch plate, especially when my wife is not present. I had a scrumptious lunch and then top it off with a nice slice of apple pie la mode. Life does not get any better than this. I sat back in my chair, rubbed my stomach and felt good about the world around me. I was even beginning to think that there might not be so much wrong with malls after all. Finally, it was time to take my ticket up to the cashier and pay for my lunch. I was in for a very rude awakening. I presented my ticket to the cashier and pulled out of my wallet enough cash to cover the ticket. Im sorry, sir, the woman behind the cashier said. We dont accept cash in this restaurant. I was in a good mood and laughed as though I was the vice President of the United States. Thats a good one, I complimented her. Sir, we dont take cash here, she insisted. We are not set up for cash; all we take are credit cards. About this time, I realized she was not joking. I found myself in the proverbial pickle with only cash on my person and no credit card. But all I have is cash. Finally, the manager of the restaurant was called to the front, I was able to settle my ticket with him, giving him cash and he used his credit card to pay the ticket. What is this world coming to when you cannot use cash anymore? What is better than cash in my thinking is Gods gift. For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord (Romans 6:23 KJV). Unlike cash, Gods gift to me will never go out of style. Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship. Call him at 866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His website is www.james snyderministries.com. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 11 To Advertise in the Church Directory Call 489-2731 For More Information 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 000BR5J 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 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 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 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 Doctors Who Know Opticians Who Care 000CXAY 1124 N. Suncoast Blvd. (next to Nature Coast Bank) 352-795-3317 Crystal Eye Center & Optical FULL SERVICE OPTICAL Great Frame Selection Repairs Free Adjustments 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 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 . . 6:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000CNLR 000A6V0 Christ-Centered Bible -Believing SUNDAYS 10 am . . Bible Classes 11 am . . Worship Service 5:30 pm . Evening Praise Service New Sunday Evening Series The Art of Making Life Work This is an informative and prophetical look at the Bible and our times WEDNESDAYS 5:30 pm . Music Rehearsal 7 pm . . Bible Study & Prayer In Citrus Springs 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd. On the corner of W.G. Martinelli Blvd. and Citrus Springs Blvd. (352) 489-7515 Rev. F. Jess Burton, Pastor Cell Phone 352-208-3055 Interpreters available for the hearing impaired. 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 000C61L C o m m u n i t y C o m m u n i t y Community B u i l d e r s I n c B u i l d e r s I n c Builders, Inc. 000CSTN #CGC1504854 / RP252554757 / CRC1328766 & Insured Screened Pool $18,900 Free Waterfall & Color Changing Light ELECTION ROLLBACK! 3 5 2 4 8 9 3 1 7 8 352-489-3178 www.communitybuildersfl.com Mention Ad 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 Deeper Life of Dunnellon Pentecostal Church Services Sunday 2:00 pm Wednesday 7:30 pm Meets at Hope Lutheran Church Luther Hall in Citrus Springs 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. 000C48T Pastor Edward Thompson 465-0200 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 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 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 Special: October & November Bring in this ad for 10 B&W Copies 25 Color Copies 000CX5W 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 PASTOR continued from page 10 OBITUARY Douglas B. Poole, 68Douglas B. Poole, 68, Dunnellon, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 in Ocala, Fla. He was born and raised in Stamford, Conn., and retired from General Dynamics Electric Boat with 33 years of service. He retired in 1999 and moved to Dunnellon in 2010 from North Kingstown, R.I. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of The American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, restoration projects and spending quality time with his Family and Friends. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth TilleyPoole; sons, Marshall E. Poole, North Kingstown, R.I., and Michael D. Poole, New York, N.Y.; daughter, Monica D. Poole, North Kingstown, R.I.; brother, Roger Poole, Clear Lake, Iowa; sister, Nancy (Bob) Carey, Fortuna, Calif. He was predeceased by his parents Foy and Mildred Poole and his sister-in-law, Evelyn Sue Poole. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at The Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 S. County Trail, Exeter, RI 02822 with Rev. Bill Tilley officiating with full military honors provided by the United States Navy Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers the Family requests donations in the memory of Mr. Poole to The Legacy House, 9505 S.W. 110th St., Ocala, FL 34481. Online condolences may be offered at roberts ofdunnellon.com. CHURCH NEWS

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Ryan Molloy, Golf The senior shot a school record 3-under 33 against Lake Weir at Juliette Falls Golf & Country Club, while carding an 84 at the District 1A-8 Golf Tournament, helping lead the Tigers to the schools first-ever regional berth for a boys golf team. Morgan Shalna, Volleyball The senior has become one of the best left hitters on the team and is always encouraging and uplifting to her teammates, Dunnellon coach Terry Weber said, noting she had several kills and assists in last week's games. Shes always positive. Morgan Shalna Ryan Molloy R IVERLAND SPORTS 12 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 SPORTS BRIEFS Golf course to host night tourneyRainbows End Golf Course will host a Night Golf Tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event is a nine-hole four-person scramble teams. Team will play with a glow ball. All supplies, plus dinner, will be provided. Entry fee is $35 per player or $140 per team. Dinner starts at 7:30 with a shotgun start at 8:15. An option ninehole skins game will start 6 for an additional $10 per golfer. For more information or to sign-up, call 4894566. The event is limited to 14 teams. Golf tourney to benefit Hospice of Marion Co. Rainbow Springs Golf & Country Club, along with the Marion County Florida Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, will sponsor a golf tournament at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, to benefit Hospice of Marion County. Cost is $30 per player and includes green fees, cart and range balls with a voluntary donation to Hospice of Marion County. For more information or to sign up, call the Pro Shop at 489-3566 or Don Herbert at 522-0850. Annual memorial bicycle ride slatedThe 2012 Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride will be Sunday, Nov. 4, at Rainbow Springs State Park. The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with the ride schedule to begin at 8. Entry fee is $30 per person. Each rider may choose a 12-, 33or 65-mile ride through the state park. Participants can register at www.active.com, keyword DF Memorial Bike Ride, or entries can be mailed to: Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride c/o Boys and Girls Club of Marion County, P .O. Box 4109, Ocala, FL 34478. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit www. bgcofmarion.org or call 465-7538 or 427-9733. DHS JV volleyball nets win; varsity falls again The Dunnellon High School junior varsity volleyball team had another great outing Oct. 10, as Lady Tigers served their best game yet against North Marion. An extremely close match up was played as the Lady Tigers won the first game, lost the second, and then brought home the victory by winning the third. Cooperating like never before, the girls defined teamwork with their assists and attitudes. The girls definitely worked better as a team, Dunnellon JV Coach Dallas Towns said. Weve been working on getting each others backs. All the JV had to do was get in the appropriate mindset and they finally have, which has helped us out a lot. The team has displayed their potential to end this season with a bang, and with players such as Savannah Helton, the task doesnt seem so tough. By keeping the court an enjoyable atmosphere and not missing a single serve, Helton helped both the girls and the scoreDunnellon aims to defang Rattlers Now in the second half of its schedule, the Dunnellon High School football team is looking forward, not to the first five games of the season in which the Tigers dropped four straight. We havent lost four straight around here for a long time, said Dunnellon coach Frank Beasley, whose team is coming off a bye week after pummeling Santa Fe, 39-12, to break its four-game slide. Beasley called his teams victory against the Raiders huge, especially entering its mid-season break. It was really, really great, said the ninth-year head coach. I cant tell you how important it was getting that win before the break. We could have let this ship sink a long time ago, but our players didnt do that. Our coaches didnt do that. Were still working hard, were still going to find ways to get it done. Dunnellon (2-4 overall, DUNNELLON VS. BELLEVIEWWHEN/WHERE: 7:30 p.m. at Ned Love Field. RECORDS: Dunnellon 2-4 overall, 1-1 District 5A-5; Belleview 2-4, 0-2. LAST WEEK: Dunnellon had a bye; Belleview topped Wildwood, 41-21. WHO TO WATCH: Dunnellon QB Jordon Boley accounted for four touchdowns (three rushing, one passing) in the Tigers victory against Santa Fe. RB JVonn Swoll rushed for 160 yards and one TD. WR Andre Jackson had a 36-yard touchdown and a 40-yard reception setting up one of Boleys scoring runs. Belleview RB Paul Maurice rushed for 145 yards and one TD against Wildwood. QB Erik Pitts threw for 109 yards and two scores, both to WR Quvonta Williams Parkview Lanes Weekly News Lea g ue scores f or t h e week endin g Oct 14 : Con g ratulations: Its a repeat Charlie Stein wins the Bingo, worth $22 this time. Monday Ni gh t S p ecial: Handicap: Jim Wright 276, 742; Wes Foley 270; Brendan Dooley 736; K.C. Cridland 263; Pam Levert 261, 720; Debbe Chung 730. Scratch: Bobby Kempton 254; Matt OBrien 248, 687; Chris Carr 676; K.C. Cridland 245, 643; Stephanie Flory 223,636. Preserve Pin b usters: Handicap: Ray Olsen 265, 683; Don Armstrong 249, 683; Nick weaver 679; Cindy Cotter 244, 719; Sally Shepard 235, 674. Scratch: Jeff Koch 236, 659; Ray Olsen 214; Larry Kirk 552; Betty Noland 171, 459; Paula Weaver 169; Cindy Cotter 479. Suncoast Seniors: Handicap: Jerry Ness 269, 702; John Marcucci 266; Don Gonczi 721; June Williams 243, 658; Mary Skourn 235, 625. Scratch: Jerry Ness 269, 702; John Marcucci 224; Don Gonczi 598; June Williams 179, 466; Mary Skourn 162, 406. Late Starters: Handicap: Art Trebon 257, 718; Rich Soletto 254, 706; Nancy Duncan 238; Gloria Ortiz 233, 674; Ruth Ann Radford 233; Mona Rosado 666. Scratch: Rich Soletto 249, 691; Ted Rafanan 226, 667; Peggy Murdock 184, 530; Nancy Duncan 182; Debbe Chung 487. Wednesday Nigh t Men: Handicap: Larry Kirk 313, 770; Dennis Flanagan 298, 830. Scratch: Sean Fugere 278, 702; Peter Wilk 268; Charlie Stein 701; Dennis Flanagan 701. Womens Trio: Handicap: Carol George 261, 682; Carol McHale 239, 673. Scratch: Carol George 190, 469; Trina Paliwoda 174; Maggie Savarese 468. G ood Time Bowlers: Handicap: Gaynor Stoner 252; Mike Hughes 238; Ken McNally 641; Bill Montross 620; Sharon Hughes 254, 664; Mary Krueger 216, 623. Scratch: Mike Bonadonna 193, 481; Mike Hughes 193; Bill Montross 187, 494; Sharon Hughes 175, 417; Janet Murray 160; Barb McNally 426. Holder Hots h ots: Handicap: Frank Papa 296, 780; Shorty Williams 266; Phyllis Ternes 308, 803; Pat Combs 248; Sandy Grivois 710. Scratch: Eddie Corbitt 236, 663; Jerry Ness 220, 589; Phyllis Ternes 205, 494; Kathy Calcagni 180, 482. Parkview Owls: Handicap: Dan Taylor 278; Shorty Williams 262, 734; K.E. Conrad 262; Myla Wexler 263; Joan Cothern 254, 731; Betty Wood 702. Scratch: K.E. Conrad 226; Vic Jamnik 213, 614; Wes Foley 578; Myla Wexler 216, 534; Maggie Savarese 183; Joan Cothern 509. Bowlers o f t h e Week: Phyllis Ternes, 143 pins over her average, and Dennis Flanagan, 155 pins over his average. When the final Hernando High School golfer missed a putt for bogey Tuesday afternoon, the Dunnellon High School golf team let out a collective sigh on the first hole at the Dunes Golf Course. Ryan Molloy and his teammates capped off a stellar week Tuesday afternoon at the Dunes Golf Course, putting them in waters never seen in Tigers golf history. The Tigers finished second in a three-way tie to finish third at the District 1A-8 Golf Championships, earning a spot in the Region 1A-3 Championships on Monday at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel. Dunnellon shot a 347 Monday along with Hernando High School and Nature Coast Technical, forcing a one-hole playoff between each teams top five players Tuesday afternoon. When the dust settled and the scores tallied, the Tigers found themselves in second place, one stroke better than the Leopards, 23-24. The Sharks finished as the tournaments runner-up, besting Dunnellon by two strokes at 21. Overall, Crystal River took the team title with a 311, finishing 36 strokes better than the Tigers third-place finish. After the scores were announced, Dunnellon coach John Ravenscroft said he could breathe again. I may go home and take another blood pressure pill, said Ravenscroft, who was lured out of retirement to lead the Tigers this season. I wasnt kidding when I said Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsMichael Beach hits an iron shot on the first hole Tuesday during a playoff between Dunnellon, Nature Coast Technical and Hernando for the final two team spots. The Tigers finished second in the playoff and third overall to qualify for regional action as a team for the first time in school history. Beach carded a 91 for the Tigers. 000CW5E DHS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY GREENLIGHT DUNNELLON COMMUNICATIONS Varsity team closes out regular season this week See VOLLE Y BALL p a g e 13 GAIGE EVANS For the Riverland News Tiffany Tieman (7) and Jody Weber (8) attempt to block a kill shot Oct. 4 during varsity volleyball action at home.JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland News Tigers look to pick up second district victory JEFF BRYAN Riverland News JEFF BRYAN & RACHEL HORNE Riverland News See DE F AN G p a g e 13 See T IG ERS p a g e 13 BOWLING SCORES Ryan Molloy watches his tee shot from the first hole at the Dunes Golf Course. Molloy shot an 84 for the Tigers, a week after shooting a school record 3under 33 at Juliette Falls. Golf team qualifies for regional

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board chipper up. Helton hit spikes that echoed over and over as the team volleyed for the kill. The anticipation of the victory paid off in the end of the night making this the JVs second win against the Lady Colts. Unfortunately, one of the girls on Dunnellon coach Terry Webers varsity team has been seriously hurt. Kaylie Hiers was riding her horse Oct. 13 and it ran into a barbed wire fence. Hiers has to have surgery on the right knee after her knee cap was injured. The wound is to the bone and it is likely that she will not be returning to the volleyball court this year. The Lady Tigers will finish the final two games of the season this week. A victory has never been as difficult as it will be now. Weber is now going to have to rearrange the teams strategies and evaluate a new game plan without one of the teams key players. 1-1 District 5A-5) still controls its own fate as the Tigers head into a critical stretch of district match ups beginning with Friday nights game against Belleview at Ned Love Field. The Rattlers (2-4, 0-2) are fresh off a 41-21 pasting of Wildwood. Dunnellon still has key district contests against Crystal River and long-time county nemesis, North Marion. Its in our hands now, Beasley said of a potential playoff spot. We just have to take care of our business and see what unfolds. Winning our next three games certainly helps our case. However, before the Tigers can focus on either the Pirates or Colts, they must get past a Belleview squad, which Beasley said has some pretty physical players. Additionally, his team must avoid the mental mistakes and turnovers, which plagued Dunnellon during its losing streak. The slide might seem misleading, especially considering the Tigers lost three of those contests by a combined 34 points, including a 2216 setback to district foe Gainesville Eastside. We let that one slip away, Beasley said, lamenting the districtopening loss. Beasley said his team is healthy and finding its groove offensively. The return of senior running back JVonn Sowell two weeks ago against Santa Fe is proof, Beasley said. Swoll rushed for 160 yards and a touchdown against the Raiders. Weve got some really good young backs, who are going to be great football players, Beasley said. But you cannot replace experience. The Santa Fe game proves that. Having JVon back in the mix makes a huge difference. Defensively, the Tigers must continue to tackle better, said Beasley, who serves as the teams defensive coordinator. We played a lot better the last time, but we have to just tackle well, he explained. Our linebackers are really starting to understand what we need them to better and our defensive line is playing really well. I could breathe again. Ive never been so nervous, and that includes the time I went through Boot Camp or when I played football. At the beginning of the season, the one goal Ravenscroft had established for the team was to show consistent improvement from the start of the season to the end. It wasnt until the team had amassed a 5-4 record that the veteran golf coach believed his team had a chance to be competitive. But being competitive enough to qualify for a regional berth? Qualifying for regional was something that never entered my mind, he admitted. I knew we could be competitive, but the credit goes to these kids. They just started peaking at the right time. Ive never been prouder of a group of kids as I am now. The third-place finish for Molloy and the Tigers came a week after the senior set the schools nine-hole record with a 3-under 33 at Juliette Falls Golf & Country Club. Molloy, a senior, fired his record-setting round against Lake Weir. I feel ecstatic about being able to break a school record, he said. It was good being able to reach my full potential; I always knew I could do it, but it felt good being able to put it in one good round. It was reassuring to break through and get under par, like any score was possible for me. Molloy followed up his record-setting round with an 84 at the district tournament. Between the school record and a team berth in the Region 1A-3 Championships, Molloy said the latter is much sweeter. Im ecstatic, said Molloy, who qualified for the regional championships as an individual a year ago. This means more, because we did this as a team. This is a huge moment in school history, qualifying for the regional championships. Weve done something no other boys golf team in school history has done. A year ago, Molloy admitted his nerves at the regional championship got to him. However, with experience and his teammates on the course with him, hes hopeful for a better showing, both individually and as a squad. I know what its like to play at that level, he said. So hopefully, I can keep my teammates calm and they can keep me calm, and perhaps we can set another school record next week. It was Bryce Thalacker, though, who paced the Tigers on Monday with a 7-over 79. Had the Tigers not qualified as a team, Thalacker was assured of one of the top three spots awarded to an individual not on a qualifying team. But he wanted more, Ravenscroft said. Bryce said he didnt want to go to regional any other way, except with his teammates, Ravenscroft said. That is success. That is success. The other scores for Dunnellon were: Michael Beach, 91; Alex Nonnemacher, 93; and Tanner Bergeron, 145. 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14 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsSecond-graders high-five firefighter John Kabacinski as he gives students a closeup look at his equipment and protective gear. Marion County Fire Rescue, in cooperation with Marion County Public Schools, has visited public elementary schools throughout Marion County to teach more tha n 20,000 children about fire safety in October through its 2012 campaign: Get Down. Get Out. Get On the Phone. National Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 to 1 3; however, MCFR extended this weeklong national initiative into a month-long local campaign in an effort to reach more children, prevent fires and save lives. BELOW: Firefighter John Kabacinski connects his airpack to his facemask to show school-aged children what a firefighter would look like if they saw him entering a burning structure. ABOVE: Boots and a hat rest on Engine 22 during a presentation to students at Romeo Elementary School. ABOVE: First-grade students at Romeo Elementary School listen Monday morning to personnel from Marion County Fire Rescue Rainbow Springs Station No. 22 as an airpack lies on the ground. RIGHT: Kabacinskis helmet rests on the front bumper of Engine 22. BELOW: Second-graders, from left, Kayla Jarrell, Madisyn Smith and Angela Jaimes listen to the information being presented by Lt. Michael Burkhart from Marion County Fire Rescue.MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION MONTH

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Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 15 FAMILY FEATURES B e the ghostess with the mostess this Halloween, and throw a wickedly wonderful celebration. The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen know all the tricks and offer plenty of treats for hosting a bone-chilling blast that will have friends and family shrieking with delight. Start by scaring up some fun with an array of graveyard goodies. Tombstone and monster-shaped sandwich cookies paired with ghostly grave yard cookies set an eerie scene. Add fang-tastic monster-faced popcorn balls, and a parade of monster pretzels a breeze to make using a Halloween Candy Kit. Pour melted candy into monster molds, insert pretzel rods and refrigerate until set. They are the perfect hand-held treats for kids and look great on display. Theres no bones about it, a spook tacular skeleton cake will make for a boo-tiful Halloween centerpiece. Using a skeleton casket pan makes this impressive dessert filled with fall flavors like cinnamon and apples easy to achieve. Simply decorate with icing and watch as your skeleton comes back from the grave. For added fright, surround the coffin with Spooky Pop Cupcakes swirled with brightly-colored icing and things that go bump in the night. Just be sure to pair sweets with a bewitching beverage and youll be caught in a web of friends all evening long. All of these and other terrifyingly-terrific project ideas, supplies and more are available at www.wilton.com.Peanut Butter 3D Sandwich CookiesMakes about 1 dozen sandwich cookies 3/4 cup solid vegetable shortening 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour Buttercream Icing Kelly Green, Orange Icing Color Popcorn Ball Monsters, Monsters on Parade Pretzels, Peanut Butter 3D Sandwich Cookies, and Ghostly Graveyard Cookies Back From the Grave Cake and Spooky Pop Cupcakes Spooky Pop Cupcakes Each cupcake serves 1 Graveyard Cupcake Decorating Set, Spooky Pop Cupcake Combo Pack or solid color baking cups Favorite cupcake recipe or mix 1 can (16 ounces) White Decorator Icing Orange, Green or other desired Icing Color 1 can (16 ounces) Chocolate Decorator Icing Preheat oven to 350F. Line cavities of standard muffin pan with baking cups. Bake your favorite cupcakes in prepared pan. Cool completely. Place some cupcakes in Skeleton Cupcake Wraps. Tint white decorator icing with icing color. Use a spatula to ice smooth or pipe tip 1M icing swirls on cupcake top. Insert icing decora tions or pix from decorating set and combo pack. Back From the Grave CakeMakes about 12 servings 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar 3eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cups sweetened applesauce 1-1/4cups diced Granny Smith apple (about 1 medium apple) 1 can (16 ounces) White Decorator Icing Popcorn Ball Monsters Each serves 1 1 jar (about 7 ounces) marshmallow crme Violet and Orange Icing colors 4 cups popped popcorn, divided White Candy Melts Candy, melted following package instructions Large Candy Eyeballs Animal and People Faces Sprinkle Sets, candy corn, Jumbo Confetti Sprinkles Green and Black Candy StringsMonsters on Parade PretzelsEach pretzel serves 1 Halloween Candy Kit for Pretzels Pretzel Rods Melt Candy Melts candy following package instructions. Mold pretzels following package instructions. Refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Remove from mold.Ghostly Graveyard Cookies Each cookie serves 1 Roll-out cookie dough (recipe available at wilton.com) Buttercream Icing (recipe available at wilton.com) Leaf Green, Black and Brown Icing Colors Prepare and roll out cookie dough following recipe instruc tions. Cut cookies using the Graveyard Cookie Cutter Set. Bake and cool. Using icing colors, tint buttercream. Ice all cookies using a spatula. Pipe the outline of the tree with tip #22 brown buttercream icing. Tint coconut flakes green using icing color; sprinkle over base cookie. Attach all cookies to base cookies with icing. Preheat oven to 325F. Prepare 3D Skeleton Casket pan with vegetable pan spray. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla; mix well. Alternately add flour mixture and applesauce to butter mixture. Spread about 1/2 of cake batter so that it reaches the first horizontal line inside the pan. Sprinkle diced apples evenly over batter. Top with remaining batter, smoothing out the top. Bake 58 to 62 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on cooling grid. Decorate cooled cake with tip 5 and decorator icing. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray 3D SandwichPanwithvegetablepanspray. In large bowl, beat shortening and peanut butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; mix well. Add egg and vanilla, mixing until smooth. Add flour; mix well. Press dough into pan cavities, filling 2/3 full. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pan to cooling grid; cool completely. Meanwhile, tint portions of icing green and orange. To assemble cookies, spread icing on half of the cookies; sandwich with second cookie. Pipe details with icing. Spray Dimensions Multi-Cavity Mini Pump kin Pan cavities with vegetable pan spray. In large microwave-safe bowl, microwave marshmallow crme 1 minute at 50% power. Remove bowl from microwave and divide marsh mallow crme in half; stir icing color into each half (tint slightly darker than how you want your finished treat to look). Stir 2 cups popped popcorn into each marshmallow mixture mixing until evenly coated. Press popcorn treat mixture in bottom cavities only of pumpkin pan to 1 1/2 in. deep; reserve some unmolded popcorn. Let set; unmold. Attach 2 popcorn ball halves together on one edge, using unmolded popcorn to prop opposite edge open. Using melted candy, attach Candy Eyeballs and sprinkles and candy corn teeth, and Jumbo Confetti nose. Attach candy strings for hair.

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Rose Society plans monthly meetingThe Marion County Rose Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Marion County Ag Center Auditorium, 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Meetings are open to all who want to have fun learning about and sharing their love of roses. For more information, visit www.marion countyroses.org or call 352-341-0564. Registered Nurses Retired (RNR) to meet The Citrus Marion Chapter of the Florida Registered Nurses, Retired (RNR) will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Inverness Golf & Country Club. Sign-in for the meeting starts at 11 am. The charity for the month is CUB (Citrus United Basket). A donation of dry goods or cash is welcomed. For more information or to RSVP by Oct. 18, call Mary Jane at 352-726-6882 or Gladys at 352-854-2677. Greater Ocala High Twelve Club to meetThe Greater Ocala High Twelve Club No. 665 will host its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Elks Club at 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. A lunch buffet is available for $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited to attend. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, call Bob Brady at 352854-9612. Wood Turners show slated at state park The annual Wood Turners Show and Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27 and 28, at Rainbow Springs State Park. Artists bring lathes and work on items while you watch. A portion of each sale is donated to the Friends of Rainbow Springs to help their efforts to support the park. Admission to park is $2 per person. For more information, call 352-465-8555. Ocala Arts Festival slated Oct. 27-28Art lover and collectors will fill the McPherson Governmental Complex on 25th Avenue during the 46th annual Ocala Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28. The Festival, produced by FAFO (Fine Arts For Ocala) hosts a juried fine arts show with artists and craftsmen from all over the United States. Enjoy a beautiful fall weekend of art and free entertainment for the entire family. The festival also includes free admission, free parking, free childrens art projects and live entertainment. For more information, visit www.fafo.org.Community Thrift Shop to host Fashion ShowThe Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop will host a Fashion Show and Tea at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Rainbow Rivers Club Clubhouse at 12450 San Jose Blvd. A donation of $5 is requested at the door. Thrift Shop volunteers will model the fashions. Tea, finger sandwiches and desserts will be available after the show. RSVP by Friday, Nov. 2. For more information or to RSVP, call 489-9983. Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from Oct. 9: Winner: 1. Ruth Brucker, 5,500; 2. Millie Morales, 4,930; 3. Regina Lazear, 4,840. Slams: Barbara Hanington and Millie Morales, 6 clubs made 7. Baughns year-plus-long battle with breast cancer, which required her to have a bilateral mastectomy in January in which both breasts were removed. She had immediate reconstruction, but doctors could not give her implants, forcing them to take fat and tissue from her stomach. Overall, the surgery lasted 18 hours. We really want to see the Blue Man Group and he really wants to see a lot of the other shows, she said. Im looking forward to the food. Healthy and back to work, Baughn said shes doing great. Life has gone back to normal, she said. Im cancer free. Im just looking forward to living a regular life. I definitely think, as tragic as it all was, I have a very positive outlook on life. The now 30-year-old belongs to an active breast cancer support group that is very vocal on Facebook about breast self-exams. She joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and now mentors a young girl. As my little sister gets older, Ill talk to her about things such as breast selfexams and make her aware of the importance of it all, explained Baughn, who noted she will participate in the Making Strides 5k Walk Oct. 27 in Destin. Ill tell her what I went through. That includes the chemotherapy treatments, the radiation, the multiple surgeries and, at times, the doubt, but most importantly, the attitude to stay strong through it all. Baughn said the hardest time she had was when people would approach her, unsure of how to express their concern about her battle with breast cancer. It was very hard, she said of the fight. I had to do it for myself, because so many people, and its through no fault of their own, they dont know how to come up to you and express themselves. Its not what I needed personally. I had people behind me no matter what happened. Including her husband, who will accompany her on their inaugural trip to Las Vegas next spring. Now their biggest concern is picking a song. Yeah, were going to have to jump on that and figure it out, Baughn said. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 17 SO YOU KNOW Residents gear up for 5K walkThe American Cancer Societys Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Silver Springs, Natures Theme Park in Ocala. Registration will open at 6:30. Participants will need more than sneakers for this years walk, as they are encouraged to Put On Your Pink Bra. The Put On Your Pink Bra campaign empowers walkers to wear pink bras in support of the fight against breast cancer. For more information or to sign up for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Ocala, call 629-4727 or visit www.putonyourpinkbra.com/ocala. 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Annual Rose Show slated Nov. 3-4Beautiful roses will abound at the Marion County Rose Societys 17th annual Rose Show and Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4, at the Marion County Agricultural Center, 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Winners of the most beautiful blooms and bouquets, and the most creative and most fragrant rose displays will be decided entirely by the general public. All attendees are invited to enter roses from their private gardens for a chance to win part of $400 in cash prizes. All attendees who join the Marion County Rose Society at this event will receive a free welcome package and rose bush. Carolyn Parker, will be the featured guest speaker. She is a wellknown California writer, photographer and garden designer, will make presentations both days. There will be a question and answer session as well as a book signing opportunity after her Saturday presentation. By advance reservation, there will be a luncheon Sunday to meet the author before her presentation. For complete details, visit www.marioncountyroses.org or call President Chris McMillan at 352-341-0564. Steel Horse Stampede Slated for Nov. 3The ninth annual Steel Horse Stampede motorcycle through Marion County will be Nov. 3. The event serves as a fundraiser to benefit patient care at Hospice of Marion County Inc. Participants may preregister by calling 352854-5218 or register the day of the event at Hospice of Marion Countys Education Center at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a start time of 10. The cost is a minimum donation of $20 for the first rider and $15 for a passenger. Stampede participants will take a 55-mile ride through Marion County, escorted by Marion County Sheriffs Department and Ocala Police Department. Along the way, stops are scheduled at each of the four Hospice Houses. Riders will get a close-up view of the beautiful houses available for the areas hospice patients. For more information about the ride, contact 352-854-5218. State park to host fine art showRainbow Springs State will host its annual Fine Art Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18. Local artists will be in all the pavilions. Each year, local artists display their creations overlooking the Springs. A portion of each sale is donated to help the Friends of Rainbow Springs State Park. Admission is $2; children 5 and younger are free. For more information, call 465-8555. Friends of the Library book store open The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Book Store, which is inside the library, is at 20351 Robinson Road, behind Sweetbay. There are novels, bios, cooking, gardening, inspirational, craft, selfhelp, finance, romance, children, VHS videos (Some DVDs), Books-OnTape, history, politics, westerns, magazines and more. Daily sales are ongoing with books for as little as 10 cents. Store Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The Friends continue to accept gently read book donations daily All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends are committed to giving $2500 per month to your library as a book endowment. For more information, call the library at 438-4520. 18 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 Riverland News MONDAY, 2:00 P.M. CLASSIFIED DEADLINE CANCELLATIONS CHARGE IT!! ERRORS TO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Advertisements may be cancelled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials. Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. 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CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD RLN_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Meeting Notices 297-1018 RIV 10/24 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts Administrative Committees monthly meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts main office at 1560 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 263 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. October 18, 2012 Meeting Notices Meeting Notices Lien Notices 296-1018 RIV 10/31 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/31/2012, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL34475-5007 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1G6KD54Y41U194443 2001 CADILLAC October 18, 2012. 301-1018 RIV 11/4 Sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 11/4/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/ C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1D4HD48NX4F233971 2004 Dodge October 18, 2012 302-1018 RIV 11/03 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. gives Notice of foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 11/03/2012, 10:00 a.m. at 1635 NE 32nd Ave, Ocala, FL34470 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids 1996 CHEV S10 PICKUP 1GCCS1443TK166693 October 18, 2012. Lien Notices Lien Notices 294-1025 RIVEstate of Denny, Jacob File No. 2012 CP 1278 FPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION, File No. 2012-CP-1278-F IN RE: ESTATE OFJACOB H. DENNY D eceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jacob H. Denny, deceased, whose date of death was January 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478. The names and addresses of the personal representatives are Barbara Moyles, 7035 Quigley Street, Englewood, Florida 34334, Jacob G. Denny, 6024 Draper Street, Wolcott, NY 14590 and Robert J. Denny, 5810 Albion Road, Oakfield, NY 14125 and the name and address of 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. The date of first publication of this notice is October 18, 2012. Attorney for Personal Representatives: Stephen deH. Schwarz II, Florida Bar Number: 0138721 Schwarz, Schwarz & Harris, P.A., 17839 Murdock Circle Suite A, Port Charlotte, Florida 33948 Telephone: (941) 625-4158, Fax: (941) 625-5460 October 18 & 25, 2012 295-1025 RIVEstate of Griffin, Francis, Jr 2012-CP-1430 (F) Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-1430 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCIS ALLEN GRIFFIN, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FRANCIS ALLEN GRIFFIN, JR., deceased, whose date of death was August 2, 2012 and whose Social Security Number is XXX-XX-2911, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATON 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, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN S/S 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. The date of the first publication of this Notice is October 18, 2012. Personal Representative: By: /s/ DEBORAH LUCILLE KELLAHER 2205 Sandalwood Drive, Waldorf, Maryland 20601 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, Florida Bar # 521980 AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, P.A. 20743 W. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 717, Dunnellon, FL 34430 352-489-2264 Phone 352-489-6890 Fax October 18 & 25, 2012. 298-1025RIV Estate of Traeger, Carmen File No. 2012CP1489F Notice To CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-1489-F IN RE: ESTATE OF CARMEN M. TRAEGER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CARMEN M. TRAEGER, deceased, whose date of death was August 9, 2012, File Number 2012-CP-1489-F, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. 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 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 TIME 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 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 PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is October 18, 2012. Personal Representative: By:/s/ WILSON CRUZ 320 Palmer Road, Bangor, Pennsylvania 10810 Attorney for Personal Representative: JOEL O. PARKER Florida Bar No. 0070201 BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. 20093 East Pennsylvania Avenue, #4 Dunnellon, Florida 34432 Telephone: (352)489-6290 October 18 & 25, 2012 303-1025 RIV Dunninton, Nancy Rita File No: 2012-CP-1437 Notice To Creditors IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Division F File No.2012-CP-1437 IN RE: ESTATE OF NANCYRITADUNNINGTON Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Nancy Rita Dunnington, deceased, whose date of death was September I, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 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 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 tlus 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. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHETIMEPERIODSSETFORTHABOVE,ANYCLAIMFILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 18, 2012. Attorney for Personal Representative: Personal Representative: Mary F. Trotter Karen Ann Olson Attorney for Personal Representative 422 Aldama Avenue Florida Bar Number: 0377600 The Villages, Florida 32159 541 Fieldcrest Drive The Villages, FL32162 Telephone: (352) 205-7245 Fax: (352) 205-7305 October 18 & 25, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Todays New Ads BELLAM MEDICAL CLINIC NOW AT NEW LOCATION 11011 N. WILLIAMS STREET ACROSS WAL-MART ON HWY41 WALK IN PATIENTS ACCOMMODATED. CONVENIENT LOCATION AND AMPLE PARKING CALL 352 465 1199 FOR APPOINTMENT WITH DR. BELLAM, OR CRYSTAL General Help DRIVERS: All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on the weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed. Lease to Own-No Money Down CALL: 888-880-5911 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers. 3 to 4 hours per day. Must have insured and reliable vehicle -preferable a van SUV, or pick up with a cap -Large enough to hold our Sunday product Apply in Person 1624 N Medowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am -5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403R IVERLANDN EWSC LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! Auctions DUDLEYS AUCTION 3 AUCTIONS Estate Adventure Auction 10/18 3pm come anytime 4000 S Florida (US 41S) Inverness Impala, Furniture, Appliances, New Items, Tail Gate equipment, Tools, Mower, Decorator items, 700+lots REAL ESTATE AUCTION 10/19 prev 9 Auction 10pm 42S Tyler St Beverly Hills 2/1 starter -retirement home family room garage & carport great investment opportunity SOLD REGARDLESS OF PRICE Celebration of Arts 10/20 prev11am Auction 1pm 3 estates, professional artist & Illustrator, Autographs Guitars, records, phoots of musicians & actors, -play manuscripts-erotica, film info & more LIVE & ON LINE www.dudleysauction.c om 637-9588 10%BP Au2267 AB1667 Maine-ly Real Estate #381384 Garage/ Yard Sales Dunnellon Oct. 18th-21st Lg. amt. of wood crafts, Lg. yard sale 2814 Sw Breezy Pt Rainbow Lake Estates (352) 489-1977 Rainbow SpringsBIG SALE! Sat.10/20 9a-1p 20970 SW 82nd Pl General BELLAM MEDICAL CLINIC NOW AT NEW LOCATION 11011 N. WILLIAMS STREET ACROSS WAL-MART ON HWY41 WALK IN PATIENTS ACCOMMODATED. CONVENIENT LOCATION AND AMPLE PARKING CALL 352 465 1199 FOR APPOINTMENT WITH DR. BELLAM, OR CRYSTAL General TURKEY SHOOT Sat Oct 20, 9AM-3PM Sun Oct. 21 1PM-4PM Lake Tropicana Civic Association 3380 SW 181st Ct North of Dunn,(East of 40/41 intersection) $3-shoot use our 12 gauge or bring your own gun, if not 12 gauge bring your own 7 1/2 shot. Questions Call Bill 352-465-4500 Sporting Goods New York Yankee Jacket NEW navy/cream, Lg. (352) 489-1335 Mobile Homes For Rent Bring your fishing pole! INVERNESS, FL 55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 1 bedrooms start @$325 inc. H20 2 bedrooms start @$450 inc H20 Pets considered and section 8 accepted. call 352-476-4964 for details! Rental Houses DUNNELLON Rainbow Springs CC Est 3BR, 2BA, 2CG ,Semi furnished, immaculate, immediate occupacy $1,000 mo. incl. lawn maint. 352-494-3551 Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLON Vogt Springs Lg. 3/2/2 On Acre, fncd yrd., new tile, carpet, wood flrs., Beautiful kitchen Close to Rainbow River & Historical District (561) 719-8787 (561) 575-1718 after 7p L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403R IVERLANDN EWSC LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! Real Estate For Sale BUYER REBATE*50% of COMM.* New/Resale-All FL 30+ yrs. exp. Call For Details Ron & Karna Neitz Brokers/Owners CITRUS REAL TY GROUP 352-795-0060 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKS FREE TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE In Any Condition Tile, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model. CALL A.J. 813-335-3794/ 237-1892 Handyman ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Painting MIKE ANDERSON PAINTING, Int./Ext. & Pressure Washing CALLa PROFESSIONAL(352) 464-4418 COMMUNITY NEWS

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The Wall Rives Post 58 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary seeks news members to its organization. The Ladies Auxiliarys Membership Drive is now in full swing to accept new members interested in volunteering for an organization to help the American Legion Veterans needs. The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary founded its organization 90 years ago on God and Country. Then, and now everything, the Ladies Auxiliary is involved in can be traced back to the purposes in the Preamble that begins with those words, For God and Country. In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes: To support and advocate for veterans, active military and their families; To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion; To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship; To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy; To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government; To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities; and To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through service not self. Come join us and help us maintain our level of partnership with the members of the largest Veteran Organization in the world, The American Legion. Bingo, cookouts, Poppy Drives, quilting, and so many more activities are here waiting for you. For more information call the Post and leave a message for Bea Fischer, president, at 489-4453 or call Bea at 465-3949. DHS grad completes basic training Army Pvt. Dillan J. DeWitt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. DeWitt is a 2011 graduate of Dunnellon High School. Williston to host Veterans Day paradeThe city of Williston will host the 2012 Veterans Day parade and ceremony Monday, Nov. 12. The parade will kick off around 11 a.m. and wind its way down Noble Avenue to Heritage Park on North Main Street for a short program that will include music and guest speakers. Any organization or individual that wants to participate in the parade should contact Frances Taylor at Frances.Taylor@ci.williston.fl.us or call 352-528-3060. AARP veterans promotion slatedTo recognize and thank military veterans for their service, AARP Driver Safety will offer free classroom courses to all military veterans Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. This offer is available to all military personnel who serve or have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard/Reserves or Coast Guard. Dependents (including spouses/domestic partners, widows/widowers and children) are also eligible to take advantage of the promotion. To find a course in Marion County, call 888-227-7669 or visit www.aarp.org/drive.American Legion activities slated American Legion WallRives Post 58 and the Womens Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will be served at 5:30. The Dunnellon Young Marines meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. Refreshments are available. The outdoor flea market and pancake breakfast is the third Saturday monthly. Cost for the breakfast is $5 per person. Penno VFW Post plans eventsEdward W. Penno VFW Post 4864, 10199 Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, announce the following events. Join us for Darts at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Bingo at 1 p.m. Mondays. $1 Hot Dogs are available for lunch on those days. Dinner is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are $8 each. For more information, call 465-4864. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 19 000A8NZ 000CY93 000CWOX 000CMFC 000CXIV 1661 SE 31st Street, Ocala, FL 34471352-671-1700 | www.marion-woods.net Get Your Cruise On!Move in by October 31 & get a voucher for a cruise* *See manager for details. 2012 HARVEST MANAGEMENT SUB LLC 17746 Seating is limited, so please RSVP to 352-671-1700 by October 19, 2012 Our Community is Alive with the Sound of Music. Join us at Marion Woods for a great cause with music and song. Rock-A-Thon Benefit October 20, 2012 10:00 am Join us for music and Fun-draising to beat breast cancer. All donations will go to the American Cancer Society. It will be a rockin good time. Welcome to Holiday. Welcome home. COMMUNITY NEWS Cadet promotion Special to the Riverland NewsFourth-year cadet Grace Kolack, foreground, marches Saturday in the The Citadels annual Parents Weekend Parade. The 2012 Dunnellon High graduate was promoted during the weekend festivities from cadet recruit to cadet private along with the rest of her freshmen class. Kolack received the prestigious Citadel Scholars Scholarship this past spring. She is majoring in biology.Post 58 Ladies Auxiliary seeks new members Special to the Riverland News

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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, October 18, 2012 Vol 30 No. 52 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Mayor to host meet-and-greetFred Ward, candidate for re-election to Dunnellon City Council Seat No. 1 and the mayors seat, will have a meetand-greet at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, hosted by Gruffs Tap & Grille, 12084 S. Williams St. Hor doeuvres will be served and the music of Bob Cubbage will be featured. For more information, call 465-6624.Dunnellon Garden Club to meet Oct. 18The Dunnellon Garden Club will meet at noon, Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Dunnellon Womans Club, 11756 Cedar St. Terri Grier along with her assistant, Denise Reich, will be this months guest speakers. The Dunnellon Garden Club meets the third Thursday monthly, September through May. For more information, call Pam Ricker at 489-3545.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 W. Test Court, Dunnellon. For more information, call Larry, Christine or Mandy at 489-8021.Fire Rescue seeks donations for 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.New Writers Group meets monthlyThe Writers Group of Central Florida (Dunnellon), a new group open to all writers, will meet at 1 p.m. the first Saturday monthly at the Dunnellon Public Library. For more information, email wg dunnellon@yahoo.com. Woman struck, killed by truck No charges filed yetA 48-year-old Dunnellon woman was struck by a truck Saturday morning while attempting to cross U.S. 41 1 mile north of Southwest 25th Place. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Pamela Mattoon LaLonde was on the east shoulder of U.S. 41 attempting to cross, but hesitated due to an approaching GMC 1500 driven by 50year-old William Benson Head, also of Dunnellon. The report stated Head steered to the right and the right side tires of his vehicle traveled onto the east shoulder. Head applied the brakes in an attempt to avoid LaLonde. According to the report, Heads truck struck LaLonde, who came to rest on the east shoulder. Head brought his vehicle to a controlled rest with the right tires on the east shoulder and the left side tires within the northbound travel lane of U.S. 41. The report indicated LaLonde was transported to Tri County Hospital in Williston where she was pronounced dead at 10:32 a.m. According to the report, charges in the incident are pending as FHP officials wait for the results of a toxicology report. Soothing sounds, suds on tap for Jazz Up Ready for a block party of epic proportions, with drinks, food, fun and music, plenty of music? If so, organizers of the 14th annual Jazz Up Dunnellon, a mardi-gras style festival, say the place to be Saturday is Downtown Dunnellon. Actually, Valerie Levy, president of the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce and chairwoman of the event, said Dunnellon is the place to be Saturday, period. Its really a coming together of the city and the Chamber, Levy said, applauding the citys assistance with the logistics of the event, such as waiving ordinances, providing permits, security and blocking off roads and streets. The city really was wonderful in helping us again this year. We just really want people to come and check out what Dunnellon has to offer. This is a wonderful place to come spend the day. Weve got some great shops thatll be open during the event. We just want to encourage everyone in the area to come check it out. Theyll have a great time. Jazz Up Dunnellon kicks off at 5 p.m. and concludes at 9, as 14 bands and numerous vendors will be posted throughout East and West Pennsylvania, and just like a year ago, speed limits will be reduced to 20 mph A year ago Mackenzie Fosselman-Baughn was at a crossroads in her life, having been diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer eight months prior. Now a year later, cancer free and having undergone the last of five surgeries, the 2000 Dunnellon High graduate and her husband, Ben, of four-plus years are planning their first big event. The couple plan to make their first-ever trek to Las Vegas, Nev., in the spring where they plan on renewing their wedding vows for their fifth anniversary. Theyre not letting just anyone their vows, theyre letting one of the biggest music entertainers of the 20th century do the honor. Yes, the King himself, or at least a version of the late-Elvis Presley will lead the couple in a renewal of their wedding vows. As to what song the couple has picked for the Elvis impersonator to belt out has yet to be decided, Vaughn said. Honestly, Id prefer a younger, healthier version of Elvis, she said with a laugh. Still, the trip to Las Vegas is something the couple is looking forward to taking afterNATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Special to the Riverland NewsMackenzie Fosselman-Baughn, a 2000 Dunnellon High School graduate, is cancer free after a yearplus-long battle with breast cancer. Cancer free, Dunellon High grad has postive outlook Riverland News file photoNino Castenada and the Latin World Jazz Band will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday at First Reality in the Downtown Historic District. 14th annual festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday See JAZZ page 7 Photos by SCOTT ROMERO/For the Riverland NewsMayoral candidate Nathan Whitt, who is seeking to unseat incumbent Mayor Fred Ward on the Dunnellon City Council, reacts to a series of questions asked by the Riverland News and Dunnelon High School journalism students. Whitt faces Mayor Ward in the Nov. 6 General Election. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News The Riverland News recently sat down with Mayoral candidate Nathan Whitt, who is seeking Council Seat No. 1 on the Dunnellon City Council in the Nov. 6 General Election. Dunnellon High School journalism teacher Julie Mancini and her journalism students also participated in the session. The Riverland News, in a separate setting, sat down with Whitts opponent, Mayor Fred Ward, for the same question-andanswer session. Mayor Wards responses appeared in the Oct. 11 edition of the Riverland News. The winner of the General Election will serve as mayor of the city of Dunnellon until 2016. Riverland News: Much has been said by council concerning eco-tourism. Will you actively work to entice a resort / hotel into the area, and do you support locating a resort along the Rainbow River on the Rainbow River Ranches property or the Greenburg property? Whitt: We have come a long way toward moving Dunnellon into an eco-tourism future, but we have a long way to go to fulfill our eco-destiny. I will work to attract more hotels to our tourist friendly town, but I believe that in order for a resort hotel to build here, we need to improve our infrastructure within the city. Plans are moving Whitt tackles variety of issues regarding future of city Whitt, a fishing enthusiast, swore his most recent catch was that big. See WHITT page 3 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Baughn enjoys life after battle with breast cancer JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See CANCER page 17

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CEE to meet today in Williston Citizens for an Engaged Electorate will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Williston Community Center (behind Walgreens). Two major topics of conversation this Thursday night are: members opinions and statements of support of local candidates; and the groups role in collecting signatures for Floridas Water and Land Legacy campaign. For more information, email citizensengaged 2012@gmail.com or call 465-4862.Womens Club to host event SaturdayThe Womens Club of Dunnellon will host a booth at the Jazz Up Dunnellon Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Club members will sell baked potatoes with lots of condiments to choose from. Soda and water will also be available for purchase. Car show, drive-in movie slatedThere will be a car show and movie from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Ocala Drive-In, 4850 S. Pine Ave., with the classic movie American Graffiti starting at dusk with two new movies to follow. For more information, call Ron at 352-427-3701 or John at 321-368-9529. Proceeds from the event will benefit local charities.Lake Tropicana to host Turkey ShootThe Lake Tropicana Civic Association will host a Turkey Shoot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Lake Tropicana Civic Association Clubhouse, 3380 S.W. 181st Court, Dunnellon, which is north of Dunnellon, off State Road 40. Frozen turkeys will be the prize for those who score best on the targets. Shotguns and shells will be provided for 12-gauge weapons; if bringing a weapon other than a 12gauge shotgun, youll need to provide your own shells. Cost per shot is $3. For more information, call Bill at 465-4500.RS Garden Club to meet Oct. 25The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, north of Walmart. Bruce Ide, certified horticulturalist, will be the guest speaker will present a program about Winter plants and vegetables. Come early to join or renew your annual membership for $10 (September through May). Bring any extra plants for the Grow & Share sale. This will be the last chance to buy advance tickets for the Fall Garden Tour on Thursday, Nov. 1, other than from a committee member or a local business sponsor. For more information, call Brenda at 465-0541 for locations. Tour and Picnic tickets are $10; tour-only is $5. Day of Tour tickets will be $7 for the tour only. No picnic tickets will be sold after Monday, Oct. 29. There are five beautiful gardens on this years tour for your viewing pleasure. For information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. forward for more bicycle paths and a more walkable community, but sidewalks and paved streets are necessary to solidify the core of our city. I would support any resort hotel that would be consistent with our citys comprehensive plan. I certainly would be interested in pursuing an eco-friendly resort that would have the best interests of the river and the community in its planning. Fostering this type of conservation-based ethic within our future city planning would be a win-win for the community and the river in the long term. Riverland News: What steps would you take to improve the working relationship with the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce and Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce? How can Dunnellon fit into Marion Countys push to revitalize springs-based tourism? Whitt: To improve any working relationship I believe we must listen first. In this instance, we must visit both the city and county chambers and find out our mutual needs. Listening to the specific wants and needs of the chambers and asking questions as to how we can best fit into a role that would benefit both the city and the county will build healthy working relationships. We need these relationships to foster a positive atmosphere that will help us all move forward. Dunnellon is a cornerstone in Marion Countys springs-based tourism. Marion County has two of the largest springs in the world, the Rainbow and her sister Silver Spring. We must continue to pursue eco-friendly ideas that promote walkable communities, bicycling, and of course, watersports. We have so much to offer here in Dunnellon and I believe, with our expertise, we can lead Marion County in this area and into the future of ecotourism. Riverland News: What vision for the use of CRA (Community Redevelopment Area) funds do you have? How might you prioritize expenditures from this funding source? Whitt: These funds are vital to redeveloping areas that have struggled to reach their potential. The City Council and I will take a hard look at the needs of the city and listen to testimony from the public to determine where best to fund projects that will enhance the quality of life for our residents. Our residents, along with city business leaders, should work within advisory committees to steer the council toward prioritized projects so that we can all work together to do whats best for the city. Our city residents matter most. They will determine what projects matter most to them and they will be crucial in the CRA funding process. Riverland News: Fresh or saltwater fishing? Whitt: I love freshwater fishing on the lakes and rivers, but growing up my father had a commercial fishing charter in the Florida Keys. There is nothing like being 20 or 30 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean catching sailfish, tuna, mahi-mahi and monster grouper. So I would have to say saltwater fishing is the most exciting. Riverland News: Do you feel the Dunnellon area would benefit from a medical facility? If so, how might the citys fiber-optic investment be used to fulfill such a need? Whitt: Of course, Dunnellon would benefit from a medical facility. We currently have a 15 to 20 minute drive to any ER and an even further drive to a full-fledged hospital. Our local doctors have done much to improve our quality of life, but this is an area that we could improve. With such a large capital investment in the Greenlight Communications fiber ring, we need to harness the power of this resource. A medical facility is one way to put fiber to good use. Medical records, data transfer and the need for many phone lines within one facility require the high bandwidth rate that fiber can provide. Facilities like this and possible commercial leases to sell this high bandwidth are legitimate ways to turn the Greenlight fiber ring into a profitable enterprise. Riverland News: The contract with American Traffic Systems is set to expire in the fall of 2013. Do you intend to renew the contract or let it expire, thereby eliminating red-light cameras in Dunnellon? Whitt: If you would ask every business owner and resident in Dunnellon, not to mention many of the visitors to our tourist-friendly town, Im sure you would get a resounding gotta go to the red-light cameras. I would like to see accident reports before and after the cameras were installed. I would also like to get a very firm number from the net revenue that the cameras have generated. I have done my own number crunching from the vague numbers that I can find publicly and it looks like a minimal net profit for the city. If I then see that they have created more accidents than they have prevented, I would vote against renewing the contract. However, I would be only one of five votes, so the public would then have to speak loud and clear to solidify at least two more votes. Riverland News: How do you feel the Port Citrus project might impact the city of Dunnellon and surrounding area? How should city officials be involved in the project? Whitt: This is an issue that is still being studied and is a long-term plan along the Citrus/Levy border. I feel that we need more information on the future plans of the project before well know what type of impact to expect. There is already barge traffic there, primarily for lime rock, but the port could be expanded pending study results. The Citrus, Levy and Marion county governments along with the state will have to make large capital investments and promote private investment to truly bring this project online. I think Dunnellon city officials should pay close attention to the project and attend any public meetings that are held concerning its progress. We will only be involved if we involve ourselves, if not, well be left behind. Riverland News: Gators or Seminoles? No other options. Whitt: Go, Gators! Riverland News: At a time when there is critical need for infrastructure renewal for businesses and residents that already exist in the city, how important is it to build additional infrastructure to business and residents east of the city that, as of yet, do not exist? Whitt: Great question. We have a century-old infrastructure here in Dunnellon that is badly in need of repairing or replacing. We have roads in Dunnellon Heights that should be paved not graveled, sidewalks that either dont exist or are not passible by some disabled residents and other parts of the community, which desperately needs attention. Our main water line through town was installed almost a century ago and the engineering firm hired to study it recently told our current Council that were one blowout away from catastrophe! Future growth is inevitable, and preparing for that future growth is necessary. I feel we have certainly done plenty of that with annexation after annexation continuing to be voted on east of town and a 12-inch water line slated to run from the Dunnellon airport. We are certainly planning for the future. However, allowing a failing or broken infrastructure within the core of Dunnellon will ultimately be our downfall if we dont focus on the problems at hand. We must listen to the residents of Dunnellon. Their opinions matter. If our city government will listen to the city residents and businesses alike, we can all work together and move forward together into a brighter future. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 3 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. 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River views Information in editorial inaccurate, misleadingLast weeks Riverland News editorial suggested that its time for RRC and the individual intervenors to give up the fight over the Rainbow River Ranch, Bert Harris lawsuit. Doing so would be in violation of everything Rainbow River Conservation stands for, namely, the protection and preservation of the Rainbow River and its environment. Much of what was reported in last weeks paper was inaccurate or misleading. These are the facts: The presiding judge in the Bert Harris lawsuit granted RRC and 15 individuals the right to intervene because of their legitimate objections to the settlement agreement. Last week, RRC submitted an 11page document to the Riverland News summarizing the environmental, economic and legal objections to the agreement. We hoped the News would at least summarize them for the public, since the judge deemed our intervention important enough for us to be heard. The News chose not to do so. We therefore urge the public to go to www.RainbowRiverConservation.co m, items 29 and 30 on the Litigation Docket and see the agreement and the objections for themselves. RRC has no wish for, nor has ever stated its desire for a long court battle, nor should it be held accountable if the city of Dunnellon spent $600,000 for legal fees before RRCs intervention. Something is clearly amiss with such an enormous expenditure, when RRC has spent less than $25,000 to date in the matter. There is no short-term benefit to Dunnellon by this settlement agreement, only short-term costs and long-term harm. Its typical for builders of this magnitude to bring their own crews and not employ local workers. Without substantial impact fees levied against the builder, Dunnellon taxpayers and rate payers will no doubt be required to pay for the additional infrastructure and services required by these homes. Future taxes levied on the proposed 349 homes will be far from sufficient to pay the bill. What is contained in the agreement is not smart growth. It is growth designed to attract big box stores, which typically jeopardize small local businesses unable to compete with the volume purchasing-power of larger stores, forever changing the small-town ambiance and hurting local business owners. RRC has made several attempts over the last few years to influence a solution to the debate, to no avail. We believe there are ways development can occur without sacrificing District works to reinforce positive behavior Welcome to the wonderful world of Oz. Only this Oz has no witches, flying monkeys or munchkins. This Oz is filled with recipes, vitamins and healthy ideas. Theres a new wizard in town and his name is Mehmet Oz, and believe me hes as powerful as the one that Dorothy visited. Its crazy how fast this television doctor has gained popularity. Im sure being introduced to the world by Oprah helped. You know when Ms. O speaks, everybody listens. So heres this man on our TV every day who talks about weight, acne, sex, body odor among other things. No subject is off limits. He also freely gives his opinions on what to buy, what to eat and how to be the best that you can be. He gives the impression that he truly cares. Im one of the gullible people who believes I have to buy every product that he mentions. When I was out of work, it was even worse. Every day I would write down different items on little pieces of paper all over the house. He raved about such as vitamin E, flax seeds and keratin, and things Ive never heard of before such as safflower oil, grape seed extract and acai berries. But Im learning. Everything I always wanted to know about being thinner, wiser, healthier or livelier. Do I want to have more energy, sleep better, increase my memory, or just fix anything that I think may need fixing? Well, of course, doesnt everybody? I remember the first time I went into a health food store to buy something he had suggested. I think it was the almond butter, which is supposed to help you sleep. As I was heading to the counter, the sales person said to me, Oh, I see you watch Dr. Oz. Everybody has been coming in this week for almond butter. Well, at least Im not the only Dr. Oz fan in town. I had a friend tell me she put Pepto Bismol on her hair because he said it would make it soft and shiny. Now thats one that even I havent tried. I was sitting in my living room the other day with my eyes closed, taking deep breaths while trying to clear my head. I looked over and my husband was doing the same exact thing. We were meditating because Dr. Oz told us to. I wonder how many people across this country were doing the same thing at the same exact moment. Then we actually tried to do some yoga with his help. My husband asked me, When did we start drinking white tea? When Dr. Oz told us to, I replied. However, I dont think youre supposed to run out and buy every single thing that he mentions. He did give me a great tip on a facial moisturizer that only costs $2.48 and works just as well as the Wonderful World of (Dr.) Oz 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. 4 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS GUEST COLUMN LETTERS JERSEY GIRL GUEST COLUMN Attending the recent City Council budget/workshop meetings was a unique experience. For example, I witnessed a governing body of a city that spent more time discussing a rotting tree removal in a parking lot than the city budget of millions of dollars. There was no real public discussion among the City Council about the budget or other major issues at all. I do not understand how this City Council arrives at decisions. There is no public questioning of information submitted, no critical inquiry of data or examinations of longterm plans at all. Make no mistake, the city manager and staff are running this city. Unfortunately, they are running it into the ground. It appears to me the City Council is just a rubber-stamp council. Certainly, nothing is questioned in public meetings or any input about important topics. Concurrence is the nature of the Council. I presented a comparison between the city of Valparaiso-owned fiber service for Fiscal Year 2012 versus the Greenlight Fiscal Year Budget for 2013 to the Council. The Greenlight budget is an unbelieveable $4.6 million just Greenlight Communications alone. This amount is suppose to come solely from customer fees; however, with 4,100 Greenlight customers paying $1,100 annually would be needed to produce that amount of revenue, which is totally unrealistic. Valparaiso has 1,400 customers and brings in slightly less than $1.6 million. Valparaiso spent $308,310 in salary/benefits for FY 2012 and Greenlight is budgeted for an unbelievable amount of $804,000, just in salary/benefits. The salaries/benefits and debt service ($1,496,000) payments alone equal $2,300,599. That amount alone would require more than 2,000 customers. You would think someone on the Council would ask where this $4.6 million will really come from. How much has Greenlight cost already? Who knows? Certainly not the Council. I urge all readers to visit the Dunnellon city website and review the FY 2013 budget. You will need a Rosetta Stone to decipher the salaries and true cost of city government. The salary of almost every Dunnellon employee is hidden in percentages under the water, sewer and communication funds. Enterprise money can be used for other operations with the approval of the City Council. If you want a challenging mind Council should ask more questions, put end to rubber-stamp approval When I was a principal more than 10 years ago, there were times I paddled students with parents permission. I also spent an inordinate amount of time talking with the student to ensure they understood why they were being paddled and how to change the behavior that landed them in my office. That was a very different time. As we moved to a more litigious society, paddling is no longer a best practice. Parents, as well as educators, realize we better serve our children by teaching them how to behave instead of simply punishing their bad behavior. Parents hold us accountable for educating their children. Because of this, our teachers deserve respect, and they should teach in an environment that is safe. When these rights are violated, we need to hold the student and their parent/guardian accountable. Paddling relinquishes parents from that responsibility and passes it to the school. We are not here to raise the children of Marion County. We are here to teach them, inspire them, and encourage them to be the best students and people they can be. We need to work together to support parents, but if they believe in that type of punishment, let them do it at home and not in our schools. Today, our unemployment rate is more than 10 percent and our free and reduced lunch rate is better than 67 percent. These factors alone have a tremendous effect on student behavior. Students come to school with more baggage and issues than ever before; these burdens impact their decision-making and judgment skills. It is our job to ensure we can provide a safe environment for students to learn and teachers to teach. I am confident that our Code of Student Conduct and schoolbased administrators provide a quality infrastructure to handle students whose behavior is not acceptable. We do not need to resort to paddling. From 2006 to 2009, we averaged approximately 300 students being paddled per year. Of those students, 38 percent were African American, 40 percent had disabilities and 98 percent were on free and reduced lunch. TThese are startling statistics. Real children are behind these statistics our children. We should find other ways to discipline them when their behavior is unacceptable. Based on the statistics, if you are poor, African American and male, you are more likely to be paddled as punishment than other students who have committed the same infraction. Make no mistake, I am firm on discipline. If a student is disruptive, there must be consequences. However, our Student Services department has worked hard to implement new, reSee LETTERS page 5 See SWETT page 6 Audrey Beem Dr. Diana Greene See GREENE page 5 See JERSEY page 6 STEVE SWETT Special to the Riverland News

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search-based strategies such as Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and Positive Alternative School Suspension (PASS). PBS is a schoolwide plan rewarding students for appropriate behaviors and providing interventions to help students manage their behavior. PASS is an alternative to out-of-school suspension providing students with a consequence for poor behaviors while still allowing them access to education. This is of utmost importance. Since the district implemented these initiatives and moved away from paddling, the number of student referrals has decreased. This is proof these things work with our children. Dr. Diana Greene is the Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Marion County Public Schools. Dr. Greenes been a Marion County educator since 1986. the health of the Rainbow River and its environment, which contribute more than $8 million annually to the local economy, and support more than 130 jobs. Also, contrary to what some may have construed from last weeks editorial, RRC has been busy at far more than fighting the settlement agreement in the last few years. RRC has: Secured a $3.2 million grant to purchase the Blue Run Park and have it deeded over to the City of Dunnellon. Acquired another $600,000 to create storm water improvements at the Blue Run Park entrance. Obtained another $100,000 to conduct a recreation/vegetation study on the Rainbow River. Successfully got multiple sensitive properties on the Florida Forever A list to be considered for state purchase, thus to be protected in perpetuity. Conducted numerous public meetings and produced educational materials, including an outstanding videotape presently being used for public education at Rainbow Springs State Park and elsewhere. Performed other activities too numerous to mention. Weve done it all with no staff, only dedicated volunteers from Dunnellon and surrounding communities. RRC hasnt done these many things to merely give up and see the Rainbow River jeopardized and its wildlife disappear. The 250-member RRC stands committed to its mission to protect the river and its environment. If the public knows the truth, we believe they will stand with us, too. Burt Eno, president, Rainbow River Conservation Inc. Editors Note: Burt Eno, president of RRC, was quoted in the Sept. 27 edition of the Riverland News having said: We want to see a battle in court. My board, 100 percent, feels that way.Attack on candidate goes beyond politicsI recently received a copy of a scurrilous and inflammatory printed email, which is being circulated by a supporter of Mayor Ward. If your candidate cannot run on his record, then the tactic is to discredit the other candidate. If you take out the personal attacks and statements of hearsay and opinion in this document being circulated you are left with few facts of substance. If you are a supporter of Mayor Ward, then you approve of the following facts of record. We have a city deep in debt thanks to the terrible Greenlight idea; a neglected infrastructure; red-light cameras that keep visitors away; and a bloated city government payroll. COLA raises of 3 percent to city employees, Social Security this year is 2 percent. Theres been praise and more money for a city manager, who has bungled public relations and brought us the Greenlight budget breaker. They hired a communication manager under Greenlight for a city of 1,733 residents. There has been ineffective oversight of Greenlight for over three years. Expanding the citys obligation to provide services to developers when they chose to build. Highest tax and utility rates in Marion County under Mayor Ward. Alienating our neighbors to the north because you can. Buying a broken sewer system with 44 customers and adding the debt burden to Dunnellon residents. Poor communication and public relation skills. Hopefully Dunnellon will get a mayor that puts proposals and ideas on the table for discussion. An idea is just that, an idea until it is acted upon. We are electing a mayor not a dictator. When a city has two council seats that were awarded because of no contest, then personally attacking a candidate is not good for the citys political climate. All money collected by Mr. Whitt has been reported, honestly, openly and as required by law. There is no money from developers or companies/individuals who do business with the city, which would be cause for alarm. I am sure anyone running for government office would be careful to take contributions from someone with a vested interest in city matters though it is within the law. Starting to fix a water line problem that has been festering for years might be considered political by some. You are known and judged by the company you keep and the people who support you. Mayor Ward can now take action in any way he sees fit on the illmannered tone of his supporters communication. Stick with the issues and the facts, there are plenty. 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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.TOPS welcomes members, visitorsTOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 375 Rainbow Lakes welcomes new members and visitors. TOPS meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rainbow Lakes Community Center 4030 S.W. Deepwater Court, Rainbow Lakes. Take U.S. 41 to Rainbow Lakes Boulevard, 4.5 miles to the Community Center. For more information, call 465-5807.Agency needs items for homeless programThe Annie W. Johnson Senior and Family Center is in need of items for its Project Homeless program, which is designed to help the homeless with food, tents and coolers. All three items are needed at this time. If you are able to assist us in this matter, contact the Annie W. Johnson Center at 489-8021.Master Choir holding auditionsThe Central Florida Master Choir is hosting auditions for the group. The ability to read music, harmonize and match pitch are required along with prioritizing rehearsals and performances. For more information or to schedule an audition, call Hal McSwain at 352-237-3035 or 352-615-7677. Police collecting used cell phonesThe Dunnellon Police Department is collecting cellular phones with chargers for Domestic Violence victims. The collected phones are turned over to domestic violent shelters and provided to victims to use to call 911 for any emergency. Please drop off all unused cellular phones along with the chargers to the police department, 12014 S. Williams St. Dunnellon or at Repeat Boutique. more expensive brands, and hes the one that informed me that unless you take calcium with food its not absorbed into the body. So I do learn many things from this Oz wizard. He has even surprised and shocked me a time or two like when he said that taking ibuprofen two to three times a week can cause hearing loss. How does he know all this stuff? However, I absolutely draw the line at one thing: I will not become a vegetarian. If I have to give up a nice, big, juicy steak to be healthy then I guess Ill have to take a different approach. Ill double up on the evening primrose, if I can figure out what exactly that is. I know now that Dr. Ozs plan really does work and you can definitely lose weight. The plan is you spend so much money on all the stuff he tells you to buy that you dont have anything left for groceries; therefore, youre not eating much and, therefore, youre losing weight. Im just kidding, of course. Im sure most of the things that Dr. Oz tells us to do really work. I also believe he wouldnt endorse something if he didnt believe in it. For right now, Im on his team. So welcome to the wonderful world of Oz. Guaranteed, youll either be broke, confused or exhausted by the time you leave. exercise, go to the online budget and figure out the Dunnellon budget. Try to figure how much cost has been moved down from the general fund and department funds to all the enterprise funds. Dunnellon does hold public meetings according to the law. What is missing is the voting public. In the past several important meetings and, in general, there are none or very few Dunnellon residents in attendance. It is said you get the government you deserve, so I will leave it at that. With minimum citizen participation, Dunnellon has the highest tax rate in Marion County and the highest utility rates. The much heralded new millage rates save a Dunnellon homeowner 33 cents on a $1,000, a savings of $33 on a $100,000 tax bill. Dunnellon utility rate increases will overlap your tax savings. Dunnellon is millions of dollars in debt secured by Dunnellon tax money and utility fees. Dunnellon has annexed land and made decisions that will affect the city for years, I believe in a negative way. The sham studies and recommendations of the well-paid consultants to the city would be laughable if the cost were not so high. Buying the failed Rio Vista system, who would ever justify that with a straight face? Greenlight, traffic cameras, annexations and the other decisions of this Council have been condoned by city residents with their non-participation. Democracy fails without participation. The Community Development Block Grant the city applied for again will go for future development needs in Rainbow River Ranch, Boger Frarm, McBride property and Secret Promise. With all the leaking water pipes and failing infrastructure in Dunnellon, the fig leaf of reason for the pipeline is increasing water pressure to the 70 homes in Dunnellon Heights. I believe the grant request is not in keeping with the true intent of the Community Block Grant program. The water/sewage rate increases already projected far in the future are uncalled for except to finance a city with no fiscal responsibility or viable plan except to expand. This expansion, if it ever comes, will be to the benefit of city employees, developers, landowners and connected contractors, not to the benefit of Dunnellon residents. Dunnellon is at a tipping point. Without a change in course, better decisions and input from the voters I do not see a viable future for Dunnellon.Steve Swett is an 18-year Rainbow Springs resident and retired Dunnellon postmaster. 6 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 JERSEY continued from page 4 SWETT continued from page 4 COMMUNITY NEWS 000CT6P SATURDAY OCTOBER 20 Music from 5:00-9:00 PM East and West Pennsylvania & Cedar Street GREAT FOOD & DRINK Hosted by the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce For more information call 489-2320 Check our website for additional info at dunnellonchamber.com 15 Fantastic Bands 4 Beer Gardens A Variety of Food Vendors and Business Booths spread out from East to West Pennsylvania PLUS, at Ernie Mills Park: 5-6 PM Meet the Maestro Matthew Wardell, Conductor of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra FREE CDs and Raffle 7-8:30 PM Grv Therapy Smooth Jazz Band NEW LOCATION 11352 N. 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Trail of Treaters scheduledThe Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Trail of Treaters from 5 to 7 p.m. Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31. The starting point will be the Chamber of Commerce where a map and treat bag can be picked up. Any business interested in being on the map for the Trail of Treaters should call the Chamber at 489-2320.State park to host Halloween event Rainbow Springs State will host Dark Side of the Rainbow a Trail of Terror from 7 to 10 p.m. Halloween Eve and Halloween Night, Oct. 30 and 31. Admission is $2 per person. Children 5 and younger are free. Trails are uneven so wear closed-toed shoes. For more information or if you would like to volunteer, call 352-465-8555 or email Nicky.Aiken@dep. state.fl.us.RLE firefighters to host haunted houseThe Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Department will host its third annual Haunted House Event. Come join us for a spooky good time. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. The event will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26 to 28, 3105 S.W. Ivy Place, inside Rainbow Lakes Estates. Competition No. 1 is out of the way and the Dunnellon High School marching band is gearing up for a busy couple of weeks. On Saturday, the band will play at a competition at Chamberlain High School in Tampa. On Oct. 23, they will travel after school to Booster Stadium to play for the Optimist Club, and perform in their final assessment Oct. 27 in Leesburg. The bands show this season has been a bit of a mystery since there have been so few home games at which the band could perform for the home crowd. The theme is Icons and the show consists of a couple of merged Elvis tunes, All Shook Up and Dont Be Cruel, followed by the Beatles Hey Jude with Michael Jacksons Thriller as the finale. In competition, bands are judged on auxiliary, posture, general effect, harmony, percussion and drum major. The band got its first taste of competition Oct. 6 at Leesburg when it performed with 19 other bands in the Central Florida Marching Arts Invitational. Although Drum Major Kerri Ciaramella earned a superior rating for her skills, the band placed last in the competition. The dance needed to be better and the band should have been more focused and dedicated during practice, said Ciaramella, a senior and four-year band member. I think we will do better this competition. I feel rather confident about that. Band director Jason Dobson said he would like the band to place at the Oct. 27 Leesburg assessment. Im hoping they learn quickly in practice so they can do a more cohesive show, Dobson said of the 22-member band. JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsThe Dunnellon High School marching band enters the field Sept. 14 to play during the Homeocming Court presentation. The band will compete Saturday at Chamberlain High School in Tampa. DHS marching band set for competitions throughout the night of the event. There will be no parking allowed on East Pennsylvania, but there will be designated areas for paid parking on East Pennsylvania. Traffic will not be allowed through the Historic District along West Pennsylvania and Chestnut Street (State Road 40). The road will be closed beginning at 4 p.m. The artists slated to perform Saturday include: the Susanne Smith Band, which plays light jazz and pop; Bluzbusters, blues; Core Foundation Band, rock/blues; Cutler Spur, Southern rock; Final Note, classic rock/pop/jazz; Kathy Jo & the Bluzification Band, blues; Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues, blues; Ocala Jazz Society, jazz; Rumours Project, Fleetwood Mac covers; S.O.L., classic rock; Staggard Strait, country/classic rock; Charlie Remillard & The Usual Suspects; Wild Pony Band, country/swing; and the World Latin Jazz Band, Latin jazz. Were really elated, because of the quality of bands we have this year, Levy said. We really believe weve got some great entertainment that folks are going to enjoy. This years event will not feature a Kids Zone at Ernie Mills Park, Levy said. However, there will musicians stage at the cityoperated park on Bostick Street. From 5 to 6 p.m., there will be Meet the Maestro, as Matthew Wardell, conductor for the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, field questions from the audience and play a mix of pieces for the crowd. They will also have a raffle for two tickets to see the Ocala Symphony Orchestra perform and CDs for sale. Then, starting at 7, the Gruv Therapy Smooth Jazz Band will perform for festival-goers. Four beer gardens will be set up; however, only chamber-approved cups will be used for alcoholic beverages on the streets during the event, and a volunteer staff will monitor and enforce the rules. Those without such a cup drinking alcoholic beverages will be required to empty their drink or potentially be fined, law enforcement officials said. We just ask that people use extra care when walking along the streets, said Levy, who will perform with Charlie Remillard & the Usual Suspects. Those who are drinking must do so from the approved cups. We just want everyone to be responsible, be safe and have a great time. Mardi-Gras themed accessories and Jazz Up Dunnellon Shirts will be on sale the night of Jazz Up. The Jazz Up Dunnellon Shirts will display the sponsors for this years event. The Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce will have designated driving offered by Scallys. For more information, visit www.dunnellon chamber.org or call the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce at 489-2320. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 7 JAZZcontinued from page 1 Solution to puzzle on Page 17 DAKOTA GORDON & CHRISTINA BAUER For the Riverland News COMMUNITY NEWS 000BE04 000CXCK Trinity Trinity Trinity Villas Villas Villas Senior Citizen Complex Taking applications for studio & 1 bedroom apartments. Rent is based on income. 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RIVERLANDEDUCATION 8 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 EDUCATION BRIEFS 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 offers 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.Library System to host Fairy Tale FestivalStep into a world of magical lands and fantasy as the Marion County Public Library System hosts its fourth annual Fairy Tale Festival for children and their caregivers from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Headquarters-Ocala at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Children ages 12 and under may dress up as their favorite fairy tale character for an afternoon of enchantment and adventure, with activities including: Performance by special guests and whimsical storytellers Finn & Fiona. Maypole dancing with the Greenwood Morris dancers. Knights Training Center, Fairy Tale Trail, Storybook Lane and Princess Parlor activity stations. Traditional flute and harp music. Marshmallow archery, chess and other games. Craft arcade for toddlers. Royal miniature horses. The Marion County Public Library System hosts the Fairy Tale Festival in partnership and with the sponsorship of the Friends of the Ocala Public Library. For more information on this and other library events, visit library.marioncountyfl.org or call 6718551.Yoga classes slated to start Oct. 25Yoga, which is sponsored by Marion County School Boards Community Technical Adult Education Program, will be offered once a week from 4 to 6 p.m. starting Oct. 25 and run through Dec. 6 at Dunnellon Elementary School. Cost is $45 for all six classes, which will be taught by Lisa Bubba, a yoga instructor for more than 35 years. The class is suitable for men and women, beginners as well as experienced yogis. Participants will need an exercise mat and a pair of light weights. Registration takes place when you come to class. For more information, call Marion County Public Schools at 6717200 or Lisa Bubba at 489-8051.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. Agencies join forces for Red Ribbon Week The National Family Partnership (NFP) announces the national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23 to 31. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. In 1985, after the murder of a DEA agent, parents, youth and teachers in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the destruction caused by drugs. This year, families can get involved by entering a contest to promote awareness in their neighborhoods and win a drug prevention grant for their schools. Families can enter Red Ribbon Weeks contest to win a $1,000 grant for their school and a new iPad for their home. To participate in the contest, families and students will decorate the front of their homes with this years message: The Best Me Is Drug Free. Heres how students and their families can enter to win $1,000 for their K-12 school and a new iPad: Students bring the Red Ribbon Week message home by working alongside parents to decorate their front door, mailbox, fence, etc., with this years theme, The Best Me Is Drug Free. Take a photo with the family and their Red Ribbon Week decoration, then upload to www.redribbon.org/contest or www.facebook. Youth art, photo contest slated Entries due Nov. 9One hundred and eighty miles of rivers and streams. Sixteen thousand acres of lakes. More than 32 springs. Thirty-three thousand acres of wetlands. Opportunities to enjoy Marion Countys water resources are almost unlimited, and a Marion County department wants to bring local youth closer to them this month. The Marion County Office of the County Engineer invites students, 18 and younger, to participate in its Discover our water resources art and photography contest. Through Nov. 9, students attending a public, private or home school in Marion County may submit creative entries depicting any of the following themes: Marion County water bodies, wildlife, karst or limestone features, water uses and recreation in water. Art entries must be original illustrations created in print or digital formats. Print entries must not exceed 8 1/2-by11 inches in paper size. Photography entries must be original and unedited, and must be submitted in digital versions of at least 300 dots per inch (DPI) in size. A selection committee will recognize the top art and photography entries through publication of the winning creations in the Office of the County Engineers 2013 Discover our water resources stormwater education booklet. The publication will be distributed to local schools and county residents to encourage learning about water quality and stormwater pollution prevention. The contest application and guidelines are available at www.marion countyfl.org/stormwater. htm. Entries are due Nov. 9 and may be emailed to stormwater@ marioncountyfl.org or delivered to Kim Dinkins at the Office of the County Engineer at 412 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. Winners will be announced in December. For more information, call 352-671-8686. DMS Symphonic band tunes up for performances The DMS Symphonic Band will perform Friday, Oct. 19, at Dunnellon High School for Band Night. Performances by bands in attendance will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 10. We wish our Symphonic Band members, under the direction of Ms. Roblow, DMS Band Director, good luck and to have a good time as they share their talent and love of music with everyone attending Band Night. DMS band members are: Mathew Bailargeon, Daniel Burchfield, Ethan Burns, Christopher Cronon, Steven Cruz, Cecelia Delorenzo, Christopher Doyle, Eduardo Escalante, Kayla Gandy, Mikayla Goins-Villon, Cristina Gonalez, Tyler Hart, Mckenzie Ingram, Niya Jaglal, Joshua Kerrick, Jacob LeBlanc, Abigail Lolly, Megan McClure, Shelby Meyers, Dustin Morgan, Emily Newsom, Heather Noll, Kyrstin Nottke, Destiny Ray, Dana Roberts, Jason Smith, Kenneth Staggs, Kaylah Starks, Kristen Starr and Samuel Torres. We thank all of you for representing your school, Dunnellon Middle, in such a positive and musical fashion. Its just around the corner: Red Ribbon Week runs Monday, Oct. 22, through Thursday, Oct. 25, and will be celebrated at Dunnellon Middle School. Our S.A.V.E. (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Club members, under the sponsorship of Ms. Wise, Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Boutwell, have organized and created an informative and fun campaign Youth Drug Prevention campaign: The best me is drug free Special to the Riverland News See RIBBON page 9 SIERRA OLIVER/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon High Biology teacher Tia Brown has Neal Shusterman sign her book, Unwind. Brown said is a huge fan and was using the book in her biology class before it was decided that the entire 10th grade would read it. The entire 10th-grade class from Dunnellon High School was invited to hear him speak. Media Specialist Joan Lourenco organized the entire event. Special to the Riverland News Delbert Smallridge DMS Principal Author of Unwind triology speaks to students countywide In a perfect world, everything would be either black or white, right or wrong, and everyone would know the difference. But this isnt a perfect world. The problem is people who think it is. from Neal Shustermans UnwindUnwind tells the story of a not-so-distant future where iPods can be found in antique shops and children can have their existences terminated at the age of 13 for any reason. The story follows three main characters, Connor, Risa and Lev, as they escape from the Juvey cops before they reach the harvest camp, where they will be unwound and their harvested organs with be used to help other people. All three youngsters come from very different backgrounds. Connor finds himself in trouble at school. Risa Ward is a ward of the state and the orphanage is overcrowded. Levs family is very religious and he is being harvested as a tithe. In front of an audience of 405 students Oct. 9 at Marion Technical Institute, from around Marion County, author Neal Shusterman explained how he got the idea for his book Unwind and its sequel Unwholly. Shusterman revealed that it was a series of events and surveys he had heard about that helped him conceive the notion of unwinding. In regard to this concept of storking in the book, Shusterman said he noticed a new pattern about the topic of abortion. A survey revealed that many people have an emotional reaction to abortion, and people are apt to switch candidates if a candidate they support decides to be an abortion proponent. At the same time, Shusterman read about events in England where teens were dropping out of school and becoming violent. Adults interviewed suggested doing away with these hoodlums. One reporter said, No one will miss them. So Shusterman created a world where babies could be left on doorsteps and the people who found them were bound by law to keep them, but where parents could sign an order to have their childrens body parts harvested when they became 13 up until the age of 18. There is no real guilt in doing this to students, as the parents are convinced that not only are they doing a good deed, but also that their children arent gone, but just living in a divided state. Getting Shusterman to come to speak to Marion County students was a labor of love for Lourenco, who began planning the event in 2009 after being contacted by Shusterman. Lourenco thinks of the book as a thought-provoking thriller and also suggests it may get students thinking about organ donation. Science teacher Tia Brown loved Unwind so much that she decided to use it in her biology classes and tie it into genetics. When Brown read the book she couldnt put it down. Needless to say, Brown was ecstatic that she got to chaperone the 215 Dunnellon 10th-graders on the field trip, meet Shusterman and have her book autographed. Unwholly, Shustermans sequel in the Unwind trilogy was released Aug. 24. Lourenco arranged a meeting with Shusterman Oct. 8 in Orlando to have copies of Unwholly autographed for all of the 10th-grade teachers who are reading Unwind with their students and for any student who purchased the book ahead of time. What spoke to me the most was how he had real life facts to back up his books and his answers, said student Oscar Hernandez Amador.PRINCIPALS OFFICE See BAND page 9 SIERRA OLIVER/For the Riverland NewsAuthor Neal Shusterman speaks Oct. 9 on stage at Marion Technical Institute. KAYLA KAVY For the Riverland News From staff reports

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com/RedRibbonWeek by Nov. 2 (must be parents or 18 or older to upload photos). The voting begins. Ask family and friends to vote for your entry at www.redribbon.org/vote Nov. 2 to 16. Ten lucky winners from regions across the U.S. will win. Winners will be announced at events at their winning schools in December. The DEA is co-sponsoring this years national contest. DEA is excited to partner with the National Family Partnership on this contest that empowers communities to come together to talk about the drug problem, said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. Red Ribbon Week is also when we honor DEA Special Agent Enrique Kiki Camarena, who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities safe. For more information, visit www.redribbon.org/ contest. to teach their peers about the dangers of drug use, tips for crime prevention at school and at home, how to stop bullying and not be a bully, resolving conflict without violence, and lots more. The theme this year is, One School, One Goal, Bully and Drug Free. DMS S.A.V.E. club members and their sponsors have put together a week that is full of fun filled learning activities: Monday, Oct. 22: Put a Lid On It Day and Decorate a Door students will pay $1 to wear a hat of their choice (within dress code please) as they work the pun of the title to stop peer pressure with drugs, stop teasing and taunting that leads to bullying: Just put a lid on it! Decorate a Door: students working as a team will create door coverings to represent this years theme: One School, One Goal, Bully and Drug Free. Tuesday, Oct. 23: Wacky Tacky Tuesday and Poetry Contest. Students and faculty are to wear odd colors, inside out clothes, etc. The poetry contest will be for the best Acrostic poem with the words Red Ribbon. Wednesday, Oct. 24: Speak Up & Speak Out Day! Its also National SAVE Day. We know drugs and alcohol go together with violence more than not. So everyone is asked to wear purple and orange today. S.A.V.E. Club members will be distributing lanyards where students will have the opportunity to create a slogan against the use of drugs and violence. Thursday, Oct. 25: We Rule, Were A Drug Free School Spirit Day! All Students and faculty will wear red and their ribbons! We would like to recognize the following S.A.V.E. Club members for their commitment to themselves and their community as they display positive behavior and good citizenship at home and here at school. Our members are: Judy Allen, Jamil Bess, Jillian Boys, Destinee Cochran, Amber Dudley, Eduardo Escalante, Zaria Hamilton, Ishana Maharaj, Jade Maragh, Lulani Mulligan, Destiny Ray, Rebecca Ray, Alexis Shutt, Destiny Torres-Santiago and Kayla White. On behalf of everyone at Dunnellon Middle School, we would like to thank you and let you to know how very proud we are of you. Coinciding with Red Ribbon Week, our Health Occupation classes, under the instruction of Ms. Nicole Baquie, RN, will further their studies about the consequences of substance abuse and its detrimental effects on the human body as they view lungs of a smoker/drug user. The lungs are actually from a pig and have been dyed to reflect tar, nicotine and drugs in the lungs. Students in Ms. Baquies class will also witness and compare the inflation of healthy lungs versus lungs of a smoker/drug user. Thank you Ms. Baquie for this hands-on life lesson. Our DMS Symphonic Band will once again display its talents this upcoming week. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, the Symphonic Band will rehearse at West Port High School as it prepares for its performance Friday, Oct. 26, at Middle School Band Night. More information about Middle School Band Night and our DMS Symphonic Band will be announced next week. Some of our DMS Language Arts students are in the midst of writing biography reports. Students will apply what they have been learning in class by using text features, literary elements and visual representations within the biography. Other DMS Language Arts classes students are reading a selection of biographies including that of Mark Twain, Open Windows, an ironic tale by Saki (aka Hector Hugo Munro, British Author), and Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes. As students read these excellent books, they will learn and compare the use of literal and figurative forms speech. Parents we invite you to ask your student about all the wonderful parts of the English language they are learning about in their Language Arts class. Thank you to our Language Arts teachers: Mr. Bee, Mrs. Emery, Mr. Lewandowski, Mrs. McConnell, Mrs. Mills, Mrs. Noell, Mrs. Osborne and Ms. Wiggins for presenting thought provoking challenges to our students. Eighth-grade students going on the Washington, D.C., trip in December are working on last-minute details and preparing to go on their journey. 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Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery 11786 Cedar Street (CR 40) (Next to the Womens Club) 489-6621 Most Insurance Accepted 000CXC9 Podiatric Physician & Surgeon BAND continued from page 8 CALENDAR OF EVENTSThursday, Oct. 183:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice.3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice. Monday, Oct. 223:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Food Science and Tool Identification Practice in the AG Room. Tuesday, Oct. 233:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice.3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice.3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Par Pro Practice in the AG Room. Wednesday, Oct. 233:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice.3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice.3:40 to 5 p.m. FFA Food Science and Tool Identification Practice in the AG Room. Thursday, Oct. 253:40 to 4:30 p.m. Cross Country practice.3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Volleyball practice. DES students visit Silver River Museum Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Elementary School fifth-grade classes went on a field trip to Silver River Museum. Ms. Candice Wilson, a fifth-grade teacher, reported about her classes experiences at the museum. Students were amazed by all of the natural sights and sounds of their local environment, she said. The day was filled with a pontoon ride and reflective information session, keeping both the students minds and bodies actively engaged in this exploration of scientific knowledge. Who would have ever thought that learning about Floridas ecosystem and the wildlife that make it up would be so much fun? Upcoming events at Dunnellon Elementary include: Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 21 to 26; Cubs Cove Field Trip, Oct. 22; Teacher Workday, no school, Oct. 26; and United Way Week, Oct. 27 to Nov. 2. RIBBON continued from page 8

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Harmony is impossible without more than one voice. That has been an expression lived out for more than 20 years in Dunnellon. It was first lived out through the Dunnellon Christian Voices, lead by Elaine Carter. That group ran its course and a remnant of folks from that group came together at the encouragement of Father Dick Casto, then-priest of Holy Faith Episcopal Church. Under the leadership of Jeanne Wolfanger, the Dunnellon Chorale was formed 16 years ago. They have been performing two major programs per year and other special performances for more than a decade in Dunnellon. The retirement of Wolfanger and several other factors has led to a yearlong hiatus being taken by the group. The great passion to sing harmonies with one another and a desire to bring some of that harmony to the community has again led to gathering together a remnant whose goal is to re-energize and re-establish the Dunnellon Chorale as the Dunnellon Community Chorale Several people have developed a Steering Committee to re-form the group. Having listened carefully to constructive criticism from the past and newly expressed desires from potential participants, the Steering Committee has reimagined the Chorale so that the leadership of the Chorale will come from a Board elected by participants. This Board will be in charge of selecting a director, securing an accompanist, selecting music and raising the funds necessary to fund the activities of the Chorale. During the past decade, the musical focus of the group has been upon classical sacred pieces such as the Messiah, various Requiems and the works of such composers as Bach and Mendelsohn. While appreciated by many, the Chorale will move away from its prior exclusive musical choices to be more inclusive of other genres of choral music. A second well-received criticism is that Chorale membership had become dominated by one or two groups of members representing only two of the congregations in the community. While unintentional, this perceived exclusivity is being met by an intentional effort to be more inclusive. This is one of the reasons the group decided to add Community to its name to emphasize the inclusivity of the group. Letters have already been sent to choir directors and pastors of area churches from Beverly Hills to Williston soliciting participation and suggestions of potential music for upcoming programs. Knowing that many people who love to sing and wish to be part of the Chorale may not be a member of a worshipping community, the group is urging for residents to express your interest in the Chorale by either calling 489-2682, emailing your name and contact information to chellgrendpc@bellsouth.net. The Chorale is developing a mini-performance for this years Victorian Holiday Celebration in Dunnellon in late November. Iam the kind of person that likes to do business with cash on the barrelhead. I do not like credit because it has a way of biting you in the end. When you have a credit card, there are fees to beat the band. I do have a credit card but I have it hidden so well that I have not been able to find it for seven weeks. I just do not like using it. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage always warns me about the possibility that someone can steal my credit card. Ha ha, I say in defiance to her warning. I am never worried about that. If anybody can get money out of my account with my credit card, I would like to work with them and go 50-50 on it. Every time I need money, my credit card is empty. I think there is a conspiracy in this whole thing. Nothing is more embarrassing than going to a checkout counter to pay for goods that I intend to purchase and my credit card is denied. The reason I was using the credit card at the time was I did not have any cash in my pocket. Now, I have no cash in my pocket and my credit card is just grinning at me refusing to cough up the money needed for purchasing these goods. I hate my credit card. And it is reciprocal. My credit card hates me and tries its level best to embarrass me every chance it gets. When I do business, I want to know that I have done business. Nothing is more satisfying than completing a financial transaction with cash. I have noticed a dangerous trend in the area of business in our country. There is a tendency away from cash. I do not understand it. I think the simplest thing to do would be to pay cash for something. But no, some people think that is so old fashion that they have to come up with something new. Now they have this newfangled thing that you can pay your bills online. What is that all about? I like to see the person I am paying and hear from them their gratuitous Thank you, for the transaction. I was just getting used to writing checks and now I do not have to use my checkbook10 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 JOINT PAIN? 000CSDE 2155 W. Mustang Blvd. Beverly Hills, F L 34465 746-5707 2236 Hwy. 44 West Inverness, F L 34453 344-Bone ( 2663 ) 520 SE 8th Ave. Crystal River, F L 34429 564-Bone ( 2663 ) Medicare & Most Insurance Accepted New Patients Welcome! Serving Citrus County Over 3 Decades Combined Walter I. Choung, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon Kenneth M. Lemos, PA-C Physician Assistant Jeremiah A. Hubbard, DO Orthopaedic Surgeon Shoulders Shoulder pain is a common complaint with many common causes. 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Presbyterian church concert series to beginThe Dunnellon Presbyterian Church will open its 2012-13 Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, with the University of Floridas School of Music Chamber Ensemble. The program will include works by Dvorak, Ravel and Brahms and will be performed by members of the elite string chamber music program and the Graduate Piano Trio in residence at the University. The church is at 20641 Chestnut St.Church to host annual indoor yard saleHoly Faith Episcopal Church will host its annual indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Holy Faith Episcopal Church, 19924 W. Blue Cove Rd., For more information, call the church office between 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at 489-2685.Catholic church slates flea market The Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host its annual Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Father Stegeman Hall at the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40, Dunnellon.New womens bible study slatedNew Womens Cross Denominational Bible study called One Womens Prayer meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday monthly at the Dunnellon Womens Club Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. Doors open at 6:30. For more information check us out in Facebook at One Womens Prayer.Church schedules monthly fish frySt. John the Baptist Catholic Church, on the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40 East, will host its monthly fish fry from 4 to 6 p.m. the first Friday monthly through May. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. The public is welcome. For more information, call 489-5954.Advent Sunday School programs slatedThe Episcopal Church of the Advent has started a series of Sunday School classes for children ages 3 to 12 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Immediately following Sunday School, the children may participate in the Celebration of Holy Eucharist with the congregation. Children do not need to be church members to attend. The curriculum is called Godly Play and is taught by Maryann Brennan and her helpers. Advent is 1.2 miles west of State Road 200 on County Road 484, across from the Fire House. For more information, call the church at 465-7272. anymore. My creditors want me to pay online. When will all this craziness stop? If cash was good enough for Benjamin Franklin, it certainly is good enough for me. Then the inevitable happened. You know how it is. Well, it happened to me. I went to do a little bit of shopping while I was out of town on a trip recently. I made sure I had cash in my wallet so I stopped at a restaurant in the shopping mall. Normally I do not like shopping malls. I get nervous every time I go into one of these malls wondering if I will ever exit alive. There are just too many people in these malls for my comfort. But the necessity of my trip brought me to this mall and I decided I would treat myself to lunch. One of the great things about treating myself to lunch when my wife is not with me is I can order what I want for my lunch. After all, it is my lunch. I had a great time selecting things from the menu that had nothing whatsoever to do with vegetables. Vegetables are all right in their place, but their place is not on my lunch plate, especially when my wife is not present. I had a scrumptious lunch and then top it off with a nice slice of apple pie la mode. Life does not get any better than this. I sat back in my chair, rubbed my stomach and felt good about the world around me. I was even beginning to think that there might not be so much wrong with malls after all. Finally, it was time to take my ticket up to the cashier and pay for my lunch. I was in for a very rude awakening. I presented my ticket to the cashier and pulled out of my wallet enough cash to cover the ticket. Im sorry, sir, the woman behind the cashier said. We dont accept cash in this restaurant. I was in a good mood and laughed as though I was the vice President of the United States. Thats a good one, I complimented her. Sir, we dont take cash here, she insisted. We are not set up for cash; all we take are credit cards. About this time, I realized she was not joking. I found myself in the proverbial pickle with only cash on my person and no credit card. But all I have is cash. Finally, the manager of the restaurant was called to the front, I was able to settle my ticket with him, giving him cash and he used his credit card to pay the ticket. What is this world coming to when you cannot use cash anymore? What is better than cash in my thinking is Gods gift. For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord (Romans 6:23 KJV). Unlike cash, Gods gift to me will never go out of style.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship. Call him at 866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His website is www.james snyderministries.com. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 11 To Advertise in the Church DirectoryCall 489-2731For More Information 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 000BR5J 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 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 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 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 Doctors Who Know Opticians Who Care 000CXAY 1124 N. Suncoast Blvd. (next to Nature Coast Bank) 352-795-3317 Crystal Eye Center & Optical FULL SERVICE OPTICAL Great Frame Selection Repairs Free Adjustments LET US MAKE 2 THINGS LET US MAKE 2 THINGS CRYSTAL CLEAR CRYSTAL CLEAR 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 . . 6:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000CNLR 000A6V0 Christ-Centered Bible -Believing SUNDAYS 10 am . . Bible Classes 11 am . . Worship Service 5:30 pm . Evening Praise Service New Sunday Evening Series The Art of Making Life Work This is an informative and prophetical look at the Bible and our times WEDNESDAYS 5:30 pm . Music Rehearsal 7 pm . . Bible Study & Prayer In Citrus Springs 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd. On the corner of W.G. Martinelli Blvd. and Citrus Springs Blvd. (352) 489-7515 Rev. F. Jess Burton, Pastor Cell Phone 352-208-3055 Interpreters available for the hearing impaired. 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 000C61L Community Community Community Builders, Inc. Builders, Inc. Builders, Inc. 000CSTN #CGC1504854 / RP252554757 / CRC1328766 & Insured Screened Pool $18,900 Free Waterfall & Color Changing Light ELECTION ROLLBACK! 352-489-3178 352-489-3178 www.communitybuildersfl.com Mention Ad 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 Deeper Life of Dunnellon Pentecostal Church Services Sunday 2:00 pm Wednesday 7:30 pm Meets at Hope Lutheran Church Luther Hall in Citrus Springs 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. 000C48T Pastor Edward Thompson 465-0200 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 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 GATHERINGSA DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHESFor where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20711180 Special: October & November Bring in this ad for 10 B&W Copies 25 Color Copies 000CX5W 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 PASTOR continued from page 10 OBITUARY Douglas B. Poole, 68Douglas B. Poole, 68, Dunnellon, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 in Ocala, Fla. He was born and raised in Stamford, Conn., and retired from General Dynamics Electric Boat with 33 years of service. He retired in 1999 and moved to Dunnellon in 2010 from North Kingstown, R.I. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of The American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, restoration projects and spending quality time with his Family and Friends. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth TilleyPoole; sons, Marshall E. Poole, North Kingstown, R.I., and Michael D. Poole, New York, N.Y.; daughter, Monica D. Poole, North Kingstown, R.I.; brother, Roger Poole, Clear Lake, Iowa; sister, Nancy (Bob) Carey, Fortuna, Calif. He was predeceased by his parents Foy and Mildred Poole and his sister-in-law, Evelyn Sue Poole. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at The Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 S. County Trail, Exeter, RI 02822 with Rev. Bill Tilley officiating with full military honors provided by the United States Navy Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers the Family requests donations in the memory of Mr. Poole to The Legacy House, 9505 S.W. 110th St., Ocala, FL 34481. Online condolences may be offered at roberts ofdunnellon.com. CHURCH NEWS

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Ryan Molloy, GolfThe senior shot a school record 3-under 33 against Lake Weir at Juliette Falls Golf & Country Club, while carding an 84 at the District 1A-8 Golf Tournament, helping lead the Tigers to the schools first-ever regional berth for a boys golf team. Morgan Shalna, Volleyball The senior has become one of the best left hitters on the team and is always encouraging and uplifting to her teammates, Dunnellon coach Terry Weber said, noting she had several kills and assists in last week's games. Shes always positive. Morgan Shalna Ryan Molloy RIVERLANDSPORTS 12 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 SPORTS BRIEFS Golf course to host night tourneyRainbows End Golf Course will host a Night Golf Tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event is a nine-hole four-person scramble teams. Team will play with a glow ball. All supplies, plus dinner, will be provided. Entry fee is $35 per player or $140 per team. Dinner starts at 7:30 with a shotgun start at 8:15. An option ninehole skins game will start 6 for an additional $10 per golfer. For more information or to sign-up, call 4894566. The event is limited to 14 teams.Golf tourney to benefit Hospice of Marion Co.Rainbow Springs Golf & Country Club, along with the Marion County Florida Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, will sponsor a golf tournament at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, to benefit Hospice of Marion County. Cost is $30 per player and includes green fees, cart and range balls with a voluntary donation to Hospice of Marion County. For more information or to sign up, call the Pro Shop at 489-3566 or Don Herbert at 522-0850.Annual memorial bicycle ride slatedThe 2012 Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride will be Sunday, Nov. 4, at Rainbow Springs State Park. The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with the ride schedule to begin at 8. Entry fee is $30 per person. Each rider may choose a 12-, 33or 65-mile ride through the state park. Participants can register at www.active.com, keyword DF Memorial Bike Ride, or entries can be mailed to: Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride c/o Boys and Girls Club of Marion County, P .O. Box 4109, Ocala, FL 34478. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit www. bgcofmarion.org or call 465-7538 or 427-9733. DHS JV volleyball nets win; varsity falls again The Dunnellon High School junior varsity volleyball team had another great outing Oct. 10, as Lady Tigers served their best game yet against North Marion. An extremely close match up was played as the Lady Tigers won the first game, lost the second, and then brought home the victory by winning the third. Cooperating like never before, the girls defined teamwork with their assists and attitudes. The girls definitely worked better as a team, Dunnellon JV Coach Dallas Towns said. Weve been working on getting each others backs. All the JV had to do was get in the appropriate mindset and they finally have, which has helped us out a lot. The team has displayed their potential to end this season with a bang, and with players such as Savannah Helton, the task doesnt seem so tough. By keeping the court an enjoyable atmosphere and not missing a single serve, Helton helped both the girls and the scoreDunnellon aims to defang Rattlers Now in the second half of its schedule, the Dunnellon High School football team is looking forward, not to the first five games of the season in which the Tigers dropped four straight. We havent lost four straight around here for a long time, said Dunnellon coach Frank Beasley, whose team is coming off a bye week after pummeling Santa Fe, 39-12, to break its four-game slide. Beasley called his teams victory against the Raiders huge, especially entering its mid-season break. It was really, really great, said the ninth-year head coach. I cant tell you how important it was getting that win before the break. We could have let this ship sink a long time ago, but our players didnt do that. Our coaches didnt do that. Were still working hard, were still going to find ways to get it done. Dunnellon (2-4 overall, DUNNELLON VS. BELLEVIEWWHEN/WHERE: 7:30 p.m. at Ned Love Field. RECORDS: Dunnellon 2-4 overall, 1-1 District 5A-5; Belleview 2-4, 0-2. LAST WEEK: Dunnellon had a bye; Belleview topped Wildwood, 41-21. WHO TO WATCH: Dunnellon QB Jordon Boley accounted for four touchdowns (three rushing, one passing) in the Tigers victory against Santa Fe. RB JVonn Swoll rushed for 160 yards and one TD. WR Andre Jackson had a 36-yard touchdown and a 40-yard reception setting up one of Boleys scoring runs. Belleview RB Paul Maurice rushed for 145 yards and one TD against Wildwood. QB Erik Pitts threw for 109 yards and two scores, both to WR Quvonta Williams. Parkview Lanes Weekly News Leag ue scores f or th e week ending Oct. 14: Cong ratulations: Its a repeat Charlie Stein wins the Bingo, worth $22 this time. Monday Night Sp ecial: Handicap: Jim Wright 276, 742; Wes Foley 270; Brendan Dooley 736; K.C. Cridland 263; Pam Levert 261, 720; Debbe Chung 730. Scratch: Bobby Kempton 254; Matt OBrien 248, 687; Chris Carr 676; K.C. Cridland 245, 643; Stephanie Flory 223,636. Preserve Pinb usters: Handicap: Ray Olsen 265, 683; Don Armstrong 249, 683; Nick weaver 679; Cindy Cotter 244, 719; Sally Shepard 235, 674. Scratch: Jeff Koch 236, 659; Ray Olsen 214; Larry Kirk 552; Betty Noland 171, 459; Paula Weaver 169; Cindy Cotter 479. Suncoast Seniors: Handicap: Jerry Ness 269, 702; John Marcucci 266; Don Gonczi 721; June Williams 243, 658; Mary Skourn 235, 625. Scratch: Jerry Ness 269, 702; John Marcucci 224; Don Gonczi 598; June Williams 179, 466; Mary Skourn 162, 406. Late Starters: Handicap: Art Trebon 257, 718; Rich Soletto 254, 706; Nancy Duncan 238; Gloria Ortiz 233, 674; Ruth Ann Radford 233; Mona Rosado 666. Scratch: Rich Soletto 249, 691; Ted Rafanan 226, 667; Peggy Murdock 184, 530; Nancy Duncan 182; Debbe Chung 487. Wednesday Night Men: Handicap: Larry Kirk 313, 770; Dennis Flanagan 298, 830. Scratch: Sean Fugere 278, 702; Peter Wilk 268; Charlie Stein 701; Dennis Flanagan 701. Womens Trio: Handicap: Carol George 261, 682; Carol McHale 239, 673. Scratch: Carol George 190, 469; Trina Paliwoda 174; Maggie Savarese 468. G ood Time Bowlers: Handicap: Gaynor Stoner 252; Mike Hughes 238; Ken McNally 641; Bill Montross 620; Sharon Hughes 254, 664; Mary Krueger 216, 623. Scratch: Mike Bonadonna 193, 481; Mike Hughes 193; Bill Montross 187, 494; Sharon Hughes 175, 417; Janet Murray 160; Barb McNally 426. Holder Hotsh ots: Handicap: Frank Papa 296, 780; Shorty Williams 266; Phyllis Ternes 308, 803; Pat Combs 248; Sandy Grivois 710. Scratch: Eddie Corbitt 236, 663; Jerry Ness 220, 589; Phyllis Ternes 205, 494; Kathy Calcagni 180, 482. Parkview Owls: Handicap: Dan Taylor 278; Shorty Williams 262, 734; K.E. Conrad 262; Myla Wexler 263; Joan Cothern 254, 731; Betty Wood 702. Scratch: K.E. Conrad 226; Vic Jamnik 213, 614; Wes Foley 578; Myla Wexler 216, 534; Maggie Savarese 183; Joan Cothern 509. Bowlers of t h e Week: Phyllis Ternes, 143 pins over her average, and Dennis Flanagan, 155 pins over his average. When the final Hernando High School golfer missed a putt for bogey Tuesday afternoon, the Dunnellon High School golf team let out a collective sigh on the first hole at the Dunes Golf Course. Ryan Molloy and his teammates capped off a stellar week Tuesday afternoon at the Dunes Golf Course, putting them in waters never seen in Tigers golf history. The Tigers finished second in a three-way tie to finish third at the District 1A-8 Golf Championships, earning a spot in the Region 1A-3 Championships on Monday at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel. Dunnellon shot a 347 Monday along with Hernando High School and Nature Coast Technical, forcing a one-hole playoff between each teams top five players Tuesday afternoon. When the dust settled and the scores tallied, the Tigers found themselves in second place, one stroke better than the Leopards, 23-24. The Sharks finished as the tournaments runner-up, besting Dunnellon by two strokes at 21. Overall, Crystal River took the team title with a 311, finishing 36 strokes better than the Tigers third-place finish. After the scores were announced, Dunnellon coach John Ravenscroft said he could breathe again. I may go home and take another blood pressure pill, said Ravenscroft, who was lured out of retirement to lead the Tigers this season. I wasnt kidding when I said Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsMichael Beach hits an iron shot on the first hole Tuesday during a playoff between Dunnellon, Nature Coast Technical and Hernando for the final two team spots. The Tigers finished second in the playoff and third overall to qualify for regional action as a team for the first time in school history. Beach carded a 91 for the Tigers. 000CW5E DHS ATHLETES OF THE WEEKPRESENTED BY GREENLIGHT DUNNELLON COMMUNICATIONS Varsity team closes out regular season this week See VOLLEY BALL page 13 GAIGE EVANS For the Riverland News Tiffany Tieman (7) and Jody Weber (8) attempt to block a kill shot Oct. 4 during varsity volleyball action at home.JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland News Tigers look to pick up second district victory JEFF BRYAN Riverland News JEFF BRYAN & RACHEL HORNE Riverland News See DEF ANG page 13 See T IGERS page 13 BOWLING SCORES Ryan Molloy watches his tee shot from the first hole at the Dunes Golf Course. Molloy shot an 84 for the Tigers, a week after shooting a school record 3under 33 at Juliette Falls. Golf team qualifies for regional

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board chipper up. Helton hit spikes that echoed over and over as the team volleyed for the kill. The anticipation of the victory paid off in the end of the night making this the JVs second win against the Lady Colts. Unfortunately, one of the girls on Dunnellon coach Terry Webers varsity team has been seriously hurt. Kaylie Hiers was riding her horse Oct. 13 and it ran into a barbed wire fence. Hiers has to have surgery on the right knee after her knee cap was injured. The wound is to the bone and it is likely that she will not be returning to the volleyball court this year. The Lady Tigers will finish the final two games of the season this week. A victory has never been as difficult as it will be now. Weber is now going to have to rearrange the teams strategies and evaluate a new game plan without one of the teams key players. 1-1 District 5A-5) still controls its own fate as the Tigers head into a critical stretch of district match ups beginning with Friday nights game against Belleview at Ned Love Field. The Rattlers (2-4, 0-2) are fresh off a 41-21 pasting of Wildwood. Dunnellon still has key district contests against Crystal River and long-time county nemesis, North Marion. Its in our hands now, Beasley said of a potential playoff spot. We just have to take care of our business and see what unfolds. Winning our next three games certainly helps our case. However, before the Tigers can focus on either the Pirates or Colts, they must get past a Belleview squad, which Beasley said has some pretty physical players. Additionally, his team must avoid the mental mistakes and turnovers, which plagued Dunnellon during its losing streak. The slide might seem misleading, especially considering the Tigers lost three of those contests by a combined 34 points, including a 2216 setback to district foe Gainesville Eastside. We let that one slip away, Beasley said, lamenting the districtopening loss. Beasley said his team is healthy and finding its groove offensively. The return of senior running back JVonn Sowell two weeks ago against Santa Fe is proof, Beasley said. Swoll rushed for 160 yards and a touchdown against the Raiders. Weve got some really good young backs, who are going to be great football players, Beasley said. But you cannot replace experience. The Santa Fe game proves that. Having JVon back in the mix makes a huge difference. Defensively, the Tigers must continue to tackle better, said Beasley, who serves as the teams defensive coordinator. We played a lot better the last time, but we have to just tackle well, he explained. Our linebackers are really starting to understand what we need them to better and our defensive line is playing really well. I could breathe again. Ive never been so nervous, and that includes the time I went through Boot Camp or when I played football. At the beginning of the season, the one goal Ravenscroft had established for the team was to show consistent improvement from the start of the season to the end. It wasnt until the team had amassed a 5-4 record that the veteran golf coach believed his team had a chance to be competitive. But being competitive enough to qualify for a regional berth? Qualifying for regional was something that never entered my mind, he admitted. I knew we could be competitive, but the credit goes to these kids. They just started peaking at the right time. Ive never been prouder of a group of kids as I am now. The third-place finish for Molloy and the Tigers came a week after the senior set the schools nine-hole record with a 3-under 33 at Juliette Falls Golf & Country Club. Molloy, a senior, fired his record-setting round against Lake Weir. I feel ecstatic about being able to break a school record, he said. It was good being able to reach my full potential; I always knew I could do it, but it felt good being able to put it in one good round. It was reassuring to break through and get under par, like any score was possible for me. Molloy followed up his record-setting round with an 84 at the district tournament. Between the school record and a team berth in the Region 1A-3 Championships, Molloy said the latter is much sweeter. Im ecstatic, said Molloy, who qualified for the regional championships as an individual a year ago. This means more, because we did this as a team. This is a huge moment in school history, qualifying for the regional championships. Weve done something no other boys golf team in school history has done. A year ago, Molloy admitted his nerves at the regional championship got to him. However, with experience and his teammates on the course with him, hes hopeful for a better showing, both individually and as a squad. I know what its like to play at that level, he said. So hopefully, I can keep my teammates calm and they can keep me calm, and perhaps we can set another school record next week. It was Bryce Thalacker, though, who paced the Tigers on Monday with a 7-over 79. Had the Tigers not qualified as a team, Thalacker was assured of one of the top three spots awarded to an individual not on a qualifying team. But he wanted more, Ravenscroft said. Bryce said he didnt want to go to regional any other way, except with his teammates, Ravenscroft said. That is success. That is success. 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14 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsSecond-graders high-five firefighter John Kabacinski as he gives students a closeup look at his equipment and protective gear. Marion County Fire Rescue, in cooperation with Marion County Public Schools, has visited public elementary schools throughout Marion County to teach more than 20,000 children about fire safety in October through its 2012 campaign: Get Down. Get Out. Get On the Phone. National Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 to 13; however, MCFR extended this weeklong national initiative into a month-long local campaign in an effort to reach more children, prevent fires and save lives. BELOW: Firefighter John Kabacinski connects his airpac k to his facemask to show school-aged children what a firefighter would look like if they saw him entering a burning structure. ABOVE: Boots and a hat rest on Engine 22 during a presentation to students at Romeo Elementar y School. ABOVE: First-grade students at Romeo Elementary School listen Monday morning to personnel from Marion County Fire Rescue Rainbow Springs Station No. 22 as an airpack lies on the ground. RIGHT: Kabacinskis helmet rests on the front bumper of Engine 22. BELOW: Second-graders, from left, Kayla Jarrell, Madisyn Smith and Angela Jaimes listen to the information being presented by Lt. Michael Burkhart from Marion County Fire Rescue.MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION MONTH

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Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 15 FAMILY FEATURES Be the ghostess with the mostess this Halloween, and throw a wickedly wonderful celebration. The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen know all the tricks and offer plenty of treats for hosting a bone-chilling blast that will have friends and family shrieking with delight. Start by scaring up some fun with an array of graveyard goodies. Tombstone and monster-shaped sandwich cookies paired with ghostly grave yard cookies set an eerie scene. Add fang-tastic monster-faced popcorn balls, and a parade of monster pretzels a breeze to make using a Halloween Candy Kit. Pour melted candy into monster molds, insert pretzel rods and refrigerate until set. They are the perfect hand-held treats for kids and look great on display. Theres no bones about it, a spook tacular skeleton cake will make for a boo-tiful Halloween centerpiece. Using a skeleton casket pan makes this impressive dessert filled with fall flavors like cinnamon and apples easy to achieve. Simply decorate with icing and watch as your skeleton comes back from the grave. For added fright, surround the coffin with Spooky Pop Cupcakes swirled with brightly-colored icing and things that go bump in the night. Just be sure to pair sweets with a bewitching beverage and youll be caught in a web of friends all evening long. All of these and other terrifyingly-terrific project ideas, supplies and more are available at www.wilton.com.Peanut Butter 3D Sandwich CookiesMakes about 1 dozen sandwich cookies 3/4 cup solid vegetable shortening 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour Buttercream Icing Kelly Green, Orange Icing Color Popcorn Ball Monsters, Monsters on Parade Pretzels, Peanut Butter 3D Sandwich Cookies, and Ghostly Graveyard Cookies Back From the Grave Cake and Spooky Pop Cupcakes Spooky Pop CupcakesEach cupcake serves 1 Graveyard Cupcake Decorating Set, Spooky Pop Cupcake Combo Pack or solid color baking cups Favorite cupcake recipe or mix 1 can (16 ounces) White Decorator Icing Orange, Green or other desired Icing Color 1 can (16 ounces) Chocolate Decorator Icing Preheat oven to 350F. Line cavities of standard muffin pan with baking cups. Bake your favorite cupcakes in prepared pan. Cool completely. Place some cupcakes in Skeleton Cupcake Wraps. Tint white decorator icing with icing color. Use a spatula to ice smooth or pipe tip 1M icing swirls on cupcake top. Insert icing decora tions or pix from decorating set and combo pack.Back From the Grave CakeMakes about 12 servings 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar 3eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cups sweetened applesauce 1-1/4cups diced Granny Smith apple (about 1 medium apple) 1 can (16 ounces) White Decorator IcingPopcorn Ball MonstersEach serves 1 1 jar (about 7 ounces) marshmallow crme Violet and Orange Icing colors 4 cups popped popcorn, divided White Candy Melts Candy, melted following package instructions Large Candy Eyeballs Animal and People Faces Sprinkle Sets, candy corn, Jumbo Confetti Sprinkles Green and Black Candy StringsMonsters on Parade PretzelsEach pretzel serves 1 Halloween Candy Kit for Pretzels Pretzel Rods Melt Candy Melts candy following package instructions. Mold pretzels following package instructions. Refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Remove from mold.Ghostly Graveyard CookiesEach cookie serves 1 Roll-out cookie dough (recipe available at wilton.com) Buttercream Icing (recipe available at wilton.com) Leaf Green, Black and Brown Icing Colors Prepare and roll out cookie dough following recipe instruc tions. Cut cookies using the Graveyard Cookie Cutter Set. Bake and cool. Using icing colors, tint buttercream. Ice all cookies using a spatula. Pipe the outline of the tree with tip #22 brown buttercream icing. Tint coconut flakes green using icing color; sprinkle over base cookie. Attach all cookies to base cookies with icing. Preheat oven to 325F. Prepare 3D Skeleton Casket pan with vegetable pan spray. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla; mix well. Alternately add flour mixture and applesauce to butter mixture. Spread about 1/2 of cake batter so that it reaches the first horizontal line inside the pan. Sprinkle diced apples evenly over batter. Top with remaining batter, smoothing out the top. Bake 58 to 62 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on cooling grid. Decorate cooled cake with tip 5 and decorator icing. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray 3D SandwichPanwithvegetablepanspray. In large bowl, beat shortening and peanut butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; mix well. Add egg and vanilla, mixing until smooth. Add flour; mix well. Press dough into pan cavities, filling 2/3 full. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pan to cooling grid; cool completely. Meanwhile, tint portions of icing green and orange. To assemble cookies, spread icing on half of the cookies; sandwich with second cookie. Pipe details with icing. Spray Dimensions Multi-Cavity Mini Pump kin Pan cavities with vegetable pan spray. In large microwave-safe bowl, microwave marshmallow crme 1 minute at 50% power. Remove bowl from microwave and divide marsh mallow crme in half; stir icing color into each half (tint slightly darker than how you want your finished treat to look). Stir 2 cups popped popcorn into each marshmallow mixture mixing until evenly coated. Press popcorn treat mixture in bottom cavities only of pumpkin pan to 1 1/2 in. deep; reserve some unmolded popcorn. Let set; unmold. Attach 2 popcorn ball halves together on one edge, using unmolded popcorn to prop opposite edge open. Using melted candy, attach Candy Eyeballs and sprinkles and candy corn teeth, and Jumbo Confetti nose. Attach candy strings for hair.

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Rose Society plans monthly meetingThe Marion County Rose Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Marion County Ag Center Auditorium, 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Meetings are open to all who want to have fun learning about and sharing their love of roses. For more information, visit www.marion countyroses.org or call 352-341-0564. Registered Nurses Retired (RNR) to meetThe Citrus Marion Chapter of the Florida Registered Nurses, Retired (RNR) will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Inverness Golf & Country Club. Sign-in for the meeting starts at 11 am. The charity for the month is CUB (Citrus United Basket). A donation of dry goods or cash is welcomed. For more information or to RSVP by Oct. 18, call Mary Jane at 352-726-6882 or Gladys at 352-854-2677.Greater Ocala High Twelve Club to meetThe Greater Ocala High Twelve Club No. 665 will host its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Elks Club at 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. A lunch buffet is available for $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited to attend. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, call Bob Brady at 352854-9612.Wood Turners show slated at state parkThe annual Wood Turners Show and Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27 and 28, at Rainbow Springs State Park. Artists bring lathes and work on items while you watch. A portion of each sale is donated to the Friends of Rainbow Springs to help their efforts to support the park. Admission to park is $2 per person. For more information, call 352-465-8555.Ocala Arts Festival slated Oct. 27-28Art lover and collectors will fill the McPherson Governmental Complex on 25th Avenue during the 46th annual Ocala Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28. The Festival, produced by FAFO (Fine Arts For Ocala) hosts a juried fine arts show with artists and craftsmen from all over the United States. Enjoy a beautiful fall weekend of art and free entertainment for the entire family. The festival also includes free admission, free parking, free childrens art projects and live entertainment. For more information, visit www.fafo.org.Community Thrift Shop to host Fashion ShowThe Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop will host a Fashion Show and Tea at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Rainbow Rivers Club Clubhouse at 12450 San Jose Blvd. A donation of $5 is requested at the door. Thrift Shop volunteers will model the fashions. Tea, finger sandwiches and desserts will be available after the show. RSVP by Friday, Nov. 2. For more information or to RSVP, call 489-9983. Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from Oct. 9: Winner: 1. Ruth Brucker, 5,500; 2. Millie Morales, 4,930; 3. Regina Lazear, 4,840. Slams: Barbara Hanington and Millie Morales, 6 clubs made 7. Baughns year-plus-long battle with breast cancer, which required her to have a bilateral mastectomy in January in which both breasts were removed. She had immediate reconstruction, but doctors could not give her implants, forcing them to take fat and tissue from her stomach. Overall, the surgery lasted 18 hours. We really want to see the Blue Man Group and he really wants to see a lot of the other shows, she said. Im looking forward to the food. Healthy and back to work, Baughn said shes doing great. Life has gone back to normal, she said. Im cancer free. Im just looking forward to living a regular life. I definitely think, as tragic as it all was, I have a very positive outlook on life. The now 30-year-old belongs to an active breast cancer support group that is very vocal on Facebook about breast self-exams. She joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and now mentors a young girl. As my little sister gets older, Ill talk to her about things such as breast selfexams and make her aware of the importance of it all, explained Baughn, who noted she will participate in the Making Strides 5k Walk Oct. 27 in Destin. Ill tell her what I went through. That includes the chemotherapy treatments, the radiation, the multiple surgeries and, at times, the doubt, but most importantly, the attitude to stay strong through it all. Baughn said the hardest time she had was when people would approach her, unsure of how to express their concern about her battle with breast cancer. It was very hard, she said of the fight. I had to do it for myself, because so many people, and its through no fault of their own, they dont know how to come up to you and express themselves. Its not what I needed personally. I had people behind me no matter what happened. Including her husband, who will accompany her on their inaugural trip to Las Vegas next spring. Now their biggest concern is picking a song. Yeah, were going to have to jump on that and figure it out, Baughn said. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 17 SO YOU KNOW Residents gear up for 5K walkThe American Cancer Societys Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Silver Springs, Natures Theme Park in Ocala. Registration will open at 6:30. Participants will need more than sneakers for this years walk, as they are encouraged to Put On Your Pink Bra. The Put On Your Pink Bra campaign empowers walkers to wear pink bras in support of the fight against breast cancer. For more information or to sign up for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Ocala, call 629-4727 or visit www.putonyourpinkbra.com/ocala. 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Annual Rose Show slated Nov. 3-4Beautiful roses will abound at the Marion County Rose Societys 17th annual Rose Show and Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4, at the Marion County Agricultural Center, 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Winners of the most beautiful blooms and bouquets, and the most creative and most fragrant rose displays will be decided entirely by the general public. All attendees are invited to enter roses from their private gardens for a chance to win part of $400 in cash prizes. All attendees who join the Marion County Rose Society at this event will receive a free welcome package and rose bush. Carolyn Parker, will be the featured guest speaker. She is a wellknown California writer, photographer and garden designer, will make presentations both days. There will be a question and answer session as well as a book signing opportunity after her Saturday presentation. By advance reservation, there will be a luncheon Sunday to meet the author before her presentation. For complete details, visit www.marioncountyroses.org or call President Chris McMillan at 352-341-0564.Steel Horse Stampede Slated for Nov. 3The ninth annual Steel Horse Stampede motorcycle through Marion County will be Nov. 3. The event serves as a fundraiser to benefit patient care at Hospice of Marion County Inc. Participants may preregister by calling 352854-5218 or register the day of the event at Hospice of Marion Countys Education Center at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a start time of 10. The cost is a minimum donation of $20 for the first rider and $15 for a passenger. Stampede participants will take a 55-mile ride through Marion County, escorted by Marion County Sheriffs Department and Ocala Police Department. Along the way, stops are scheduled at each of the four Hospice Houses. Riders will get a close-up view of the beautiful houses available for the areas hospice patients. For more information about the ride, contact 352-854-5218.State park to host fine art showRainbow Springs State will host its annual Fine Art Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18. Local artists will be in all the pavilions. Each year, local artists display their creations overlooking the Springs. A portion of each sale is donated to help the Friends of Rainbow Springs State Park. Admission is $2; children 5 and younger are free. For more information, call 465-8555.Friends of the Library book store openThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Book Store, which is inside the library, is at 20351 Robinson Road, behind Sweetbay. There are novels, bios, cooking, gardening, inspirational, craft, selfhelp, finance, romance, children, VHS videos (Some DVDs), Books-OnTape, history, politics, westerns, magazines and more. Daily sales are ongoing with books for as little as 10 cents. Store Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The Friends continue to accept gently read book donations daily All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends are committed to giving $2500 per month to your library as a book endowment. For more information, call the library at 438-4520. 18 Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 Riverland NewsMONDAY, 2:00 P.M. CLASSIFIED DEADLINE CANCELLATIONS CHARGE IT!! ERRORSTO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Advertisements may be cancelled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials.Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error. All ads require prepayment. We accept Beware: Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by the Riverland News. We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. Add Up TheSAVINGSwith aName Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to Riverland News office at 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 or call... CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD RLN_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Meeting Notices 297-1018 RIV 10/24 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts Administrative Committees monthly meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts main office at 1560 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 263 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. October 18, 2012 Meeting Notices Meeting Notices Lien Notices 296-1018 RIV 10/31 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/31/2012, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL34475-5007 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1G6KD54Y41U194443 2001 CADILLAC October 18, 2012. 301-1018 RIV 11/4 Sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 11/4/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/ C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1D4HD48NX4F233971 2004 Dodge October 18, 2012 302-1018 RIV 11/03 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. gives Notice of foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 11/03/2012, 10:00 a.m. at 1635 NE 32nd Ave, Ocala, FL34470 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids 1996 CHEV S10 PICKUP 1GCCS1443TK166693 October 18, 2012. Lien Notices Lien Notices 294-1025 RIVEstate of Denny, Jacob File No. 2012 CP 1278 FPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION, File No. 2012-CP-1278-F IN RE: ESTATE OFJACOB H. DENNY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jacob H. Denny, deceased, whose date of death was January 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478. The names and addresses of the personal representatives are Barbara Moyles, 7035 Quigley Street, Englewood, Florida 34334, Jacob G. Denny, 6024 Draper Street, Wolcott, NY 14590 and Robert J. Denny, 5810 Albion Road, Oakfield, NY 14125 and the name and address of 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. The date of first publication of this notice is October 18, 2012. Attorney for Personal Representatives: Stephen deH. Schwarz II, Florida Bar Number: 0138721 Schwarz, Schwarz & Harris, P.A., 17839 Murdock Circle Suite A, Port Charlotte, Florida 33948 Telephone: (941) 625-4158, Fax: (941) 625-5460 October 18 & 25, 2012 295-1025 RIVEstate of Griffin, Francis, Jr 2012-CP-1430 (F) Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-1430 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCIS ALLEN GRIFFIN, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FRANCIS ALLEN GRIFFIN, JR., deceased, whose date of death was August 2, 2012 and whose Social Security Number is XXX-XX-2911, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATON 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, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN S/S 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. The date of the first publication of this Notice is October 18, 2012. Personal Representative: By: /s/ DEBORAH LUCILLE KELLAHER 2205 Sandalwood Drive, Waldorf, Maryland 20601 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, Florida Bar # 521980 AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, P.A. 20743 W. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 717, Dunnellon, FL 34430 352-489-2264 Phone 352-489-6890 Fax October 18 & 25, 2012. 298-1025RIVEstate of Traeger, Carmen File No. 2012CP1489F Notice To CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-1489-F IN RE: ESTATE OF CARMEN M. TRAEGER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CARMEN M. TRAEGER, deceased, whose date of death was August 9, 2012, File Number 2012-CP-1489-F, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. 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 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 TIME 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 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 PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is October 18, 2012. Personal Representative: By:/s/ WILSON CRUZ 320 Palmer Road, Bangor, Pennsylvania 10810 Attorney for Personal Representative: JOEL O. PARKER Florida Bar No. 0070201 BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. 20093 East Pennsylvania Avenue, #4 Dunnellon, Florida 34432 Telephone: (352)489-6290 October 18 & 25, 2012 303-1025 RIV Dunninton, Nancy Rita File No: 2012-CP-1437 Notice To Creditors IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Division F File No.2012-CP-1437 IN RE: ESTATE OF NANCYRITADUNNINGTON Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Nancy Rita Dunnington, deceased, whose date of death was September I, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 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 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 tlus 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. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHETIMEPERIODSSETFORTHABOVE,ANYCLAIMFILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 18, 2012. Attorney for Personal Representative: Personal Representative: Mary F. Trotter Karen Ann Olson Attorney for Personal Representative 422 Aldama Avenue Florida Bar Number: 0377600 The Villages, Florida 32159 541 Fieldcrest Drive The Villages, FL32162 Telephone: (352) 205-7245 Fax: (352) 205-7305 October 18 & 25, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Todays New Ads BELLAM MEDICAL CLINIC NOW AT NEW LOCATION 11011 N. WILLIAMS STREET ACROSS WAL-MART ON HWY41 WALK IN PATIENTS ACCOMMODATED. CONVENIENT LOCATION AND AMPLE PARKING CALL 352 465 1199 FOR APPOINTMENT WITH DR. BELLAM, OR CRYSTAL General Help DRIVERS:All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on the weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed. Lease to Own-No Money DownCALL: 888-880-5911 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicleand other newspapers for home delivery customers. 3 to 4 hours per day. Must have insured and reliable vehicle -preferable a van SUV, or pick up with a cap -Large enough to hold our Sunday product Apply in Person 1624 N Medowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am -5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of theCitrus County Chronicle LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403RIVERLANDNEWSCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! Auctions DUDLEYSAUCTION3 AUCTIONS Estate Adventure Auction 10/18 3pm come anytime 4000 S Florida (US 41S) Inverness Impala, Furniture, Appliances, New Items, Tail Gate equipment, Tools, Mower, Decorator items, 700+lots REAL ESTATE AUCTION 10/19 prev 9 Auction 10pm 42S Tyler St Beverly Hills 2/1 starter -retirement home family room garage & carport great investment opportunity SOLD REGARDLESS OF PRICE Celebration of Arts 10/20 prev11am Auction 1pm 3 estates, professional artist & Illustrator, Autographs Guitars, records, phoots of musicians & actors, -play manuscripts-erotica, film info & more LIVE & ON LINE www.dudleysauction.c om 637-9588 10%BP Au2267 AB1667 Maine-ly Real Estate #381384 Garage/ Yard Sales DunnellonOct. 18th-21st Lg. amt. of wood crafts, Lg. yard sale 2814 Sw Breezy Pt Rainbow Lake Estates (352) 489-1977 Rainbow SpringsBIG SALE! Sat.10/20 9a-1p 20970 SW 82nd Pl General BELLAM MEDICAL CLINIC NOW AT NEW LOCATION 11011 N. WILLIAMS STREET ACROSS WAL-MART ON HWY41 WALK IN PATIENTS ACCOMMODATED. CONVENIENT LOCATION AND AMPLE PARKING CALL 352 465 1199 FOR APPOINTMENT WITH DR. BELLAM, OR CRYSTAL General TURKEY SHOOTSat Oct 20, 9AM-3PM Sun Oct. 21 1PM-4PM Lake Tropicana Civic Association 3380 SW 181st Ct North of Dunn,(East of 40/41 intersection) $3-shoot use our 12 gauge or bring your own gun, if not 12 gauge bring your own 7 1/2 shot. Questions Call Bill 352-465-4500 Sporting Goods New York Yankee Jacket NEW navy/cream, Lg. (352) 489-1335 Mobile Homes For Rent Bring your fishing pole!INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 1 bedrooms start @$325 inc. H20 2 bedrooms start @$450 inc H20 Pets considered and section 8 accepted. call 352-476-4964 for details! Rental Houses DUNNELLONRainbow Springs CC Est 3BR, 2BA, 2CG ,Semi furnished, immaculate, immediate occupacy $1,000 mo. incl. lawn maint. 352-494-3551 Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLONVogt Springs Lg. 3/2/2 On Acre, fncd yrd., new tile, carpet, wood flrs., Beautiful kitchen Close to Rainbow River & Historical District(561) 719-8787 (561) 575-1718 after 7p LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403RIVERLANDNEWSCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! Real Estate For Sale BUYER REBATE*50% of COMM.* New/Resale-All FL 30+ yrs. exp. Call For Details Ron & Karna Neitz Brokers/Owners CITRUS REAL TY GROUP 352-795-0060 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY ANY VEHICLEIn Any Condition Tile, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model. CALL A.J. 813-335-3794/ 237-1892 Handyman ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Painting MIKE ANDERSON PAINTING, Int./Ext. & Pressure Washing CALLa PROFESSIONAL(352) 464-4418 COMMUNITY NEWS

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The Wall Rives Post 58 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary seeks news members to its organization. The Ladies Auxiliarys Membership Drive is now in full swing to accept new members interested in volunteering for an organization to help the American Legion Veterans needs. The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary founded its organization 90 years ago on God and Country. Then, and now everything, the Ladies Auxiliary is involved in can be traced back to the purposes in the Preamble that begins with those words, For God and Country. In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes: To support and advocate for veterans, active military and their families; To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion; To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship; To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy; To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government; To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities; and To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through service not self. Come join us and help us maintain our level of partnership with the members of the largest Veteran Organization in the world, The American Legion. Bingo, cookouts, Poppy Drives, quilting, and so many more activities are here waiting for you. For more information call the Post and leave a message for Bea Fischer, president, at 489-4453 or call Bea at 465-3949. DHS grad completes basic trainingArmy Pvt. Dillan J. DeWitt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. DeWitt is a 2011 graduate of Dunnellon High School.Williston to host Veterans Day paradeThe city of Williston will host the 2012 Veterans Day parade and ceremony Monday, Nov. 12. The parade will kick off around 11 a.m. and wind its way down Noble Avenue to Heritage Park on North Main Street for a short program that will include music and guest speakers. Any organization or individual that wants to participate in the parade should contact Frances Taylor at Frances.Taylor@ci.williston.fl.us or call 352-528-3060.AARP veterans promotion slatedTo recognize and thank military veterans for their service, AARP Driver Safety will offer free classroom courses to all military veterans Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. This offer is available to all military personnel who serve or have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard/Reserves or Coast Guard. Dependents (including spouses/domestic partners, widows/widowers and children) are also eligible to take advantage of the promotion. To find a course in Marion County, call 888-227-7669 or visit www.aarp.org/drive.American Legion activities slatedAmerican Legion WallRives Post 58 and the Womens Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will be served at 5:30. The Dunnellon Young Marines meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. Refreshments are available. The outdoor flea market and pancake breakfast is the third Saturday monthly. Cost for the breakfast is $5 per person.Penno VFW Post plans eventsEdward W. Penno VFW Post 4864, 10199 Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, announce the following events. Join us for Darts at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Bingo at 1 p.m. Mondays. $1 Hot Dogs are available for lunch on those days. Dinner is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are $8 each. For more information, call 465-4864. Riverland News, Thursday, October 18, 2012 19 000A8NZ 000CY93 000CWOX 000CMFC 000CXIV 1661 SE 31st Street, Ocala, FL 34471352-671-1700 | www.marion-woods.net Get Your Cruise On!Move in by October 31 & get a voucher for a cruise* *See manager for details. 2012 HARVEST MANAGEMENT SUB LLC 17746Seating is limited, so please RSVP to 352-671-1700 by October 19, 2012Our Community is Alive with the Sound of Music.Join us at Marion Woods for a great cause with music and song.Rock-A-Thon Benefit October 20, 2012 10:00 amJoin us for music andFun-draising to beat breastcancer. All donations will go to the American Cancer Society. It will be a rockin good time.Welcome to Holiday. Welcome home. COMMUNITY NEWS Cadet promotion Special to the Riverland NewsFourth-year cadet Grace Kolack, foreground, marches Saturday in the The Citadels annual Parents Weekend Parade. The 2012 Dunnellon High graduate was promoted during the weekend festivities from cadet recruit to cadet private along with the rest of her freshmen class. Kolack received the prestigious Citadel Scholars Scholarship this past spring. She is majoring in biology.Post 58 Ladies Auxiliary seeks new members Special to the Riverland News

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