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Thursday, August 22, 2013 Vol 31 No. 43 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Parties await judges rulingSix years of legal wrangling regarding the proposed Rainbow River Ranch is about to reach its pinnacle, but as to whether Judge Steven Rogers will rule in favor of a non-evidentiary hearing or an evidentiary hearing has yet to be decided. Judge Rogers told the parties involved in the settlement agreement last Thursday he would provide an answer quickly, but a week has passed without a ruling. A non-evidentiary hearing is favored by the city of Dunnellon, the state Department of Economic Opportunities and the proposed developers, Rainbow River Ranch LLC and Conservation Land Group LLC. All three entities agreed to the settlement deal and signed off on it almost a year ago. However, the interveners, consisting of Rainbow River Conservation Inc., a local environmental group, and several individuals, want an evidentiary hearing. Such a hearing could last up to approximately three days, allowing Ralf Brookes, a Cape Coral-based attorney who is representing the interveners, the opportunity to bring forth expert witnesses and testimony as well as new evidence discovered since the settlement was approved in September 2012 by the Dunnellon City Council.BMAP Meeting slated FridayThe next Rainbow Springs BMAP meeting will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Dunnellon Public Library. The FAR notice may be viewed and agenda downloaded by following www.dep.state.fl. us/water/watersheds/ bmap.htm. For information, email Terry J. Hansen, environmental consultant with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, at terry.hansen@ dep.state.fl.us. Greenlight deal hits minor snag A last-minute surprise of a mysterious group of would-be bidders, which never materialized, caused a touch of uneasiness for officials with Wideband, Eddie Esch told the Dunnellon City Council. The whole experience set the bidders back, Esch explained, adding, we had hoped to be further ahead of where we are at this point. Esch and John Pierpont of Pierpont & Associates LLC had been hopeful they would be able to provide more information as well as a potential agreement for Wideband, which is a shell company used to complete potential transactions for the parent company, Florida Cable. Esch said the acquisition of Greenlight is one of three deals the company is currently working on. Still, the mystery bidders emergence was unsettling news and caused delays the city can ill afford. As it stands, the city will not have enough Eddie Esch John Pierpont Legendary shot Photos special to the Riverland NewsMichael Douglas with the Harlem Legends works with a young girl during one of the youth camps the group offers prior to its charity basketball events. The retired Harlem Globetrotters, now called the Harlem Legends, are coming to Dunnellon to host a celebrity basketball show at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Dunnellon High School. Advance tickets are $10. Tickets at the door will be $13. For more information or to buy tickets, call 489-6332. Report:Modest surcharge necessary Study suggests reduction of surchargeCompletely eliminating the surcharge on customers outside the city limits would put the burden of cost on taxpayers, the Dunnellon City Council learned Monday night during a presentation by Burnham & Associates. That news didnt sit well with Rainbow Springs residents who have long sought a repeal of the current 25 percent surcharge levied since the city purchased the Rainbow Springs and Juliette Falls utility systems in December 2011. The study, presented by Andy Burnham, showed two potential avenues for the City Council to decide. One, raise the rates for Rainbow Springs and Juliette Falls to 100 percent of what city users are currently paying and reducing the surcharge to 10 percent. Doing so, he explained, would actually reduce further rate increases because as it is now, Rainbow Springs currently pays 85 percent of the rate with 5 percent increases set to continue until 2016. Juliette Falls pays 80 percent and would not reach 100 percent until 2017. However, with any potential rate increases in the coming years, those residents would be saddled with the extra 5 percent, plus the percentage of any rate increases and the 25 percent. If the Council opted to raise their current NANCY KENNEDY/For the Riverland NewsPatty Wagstaff arrived recently at the DunnellonMarion County Airport from St. Augustine to deliver rescue dog Coco to Dunnellon resident Sonny Everett. Wagstaff works with SAFE, Saving Animals from Euthanasia Pet Rescue, and flies animals to their new homes. Organization offers animals a SAFE haven Its not every day that a rescued dog gets a free airplane ride from a U.S. National Aerobatic champion pilot. But recently, Coco, a Scottish terrier mix, was the featured passenger on a flight from St. Augustine piloted by Patty Wagstaff. Wagstaff, who works with SAFE, Saving Animals From Euthanasia Pet Rescue, flew Coco to meet his new owner, Dunnellon resident Sonny Everett. Wagstaff and Everett, a retired commercial pilot and author of the book, Fliers, have been friends for more than 30 years, having met when Wagstaff was just beginning competing in aerobatics and Everett was an air show announcer. Air show people are like a family, and weve kept in touch, Everett said as he waited for Wagstaff to arrive from her 30-minute flight. Wagstaffs impressive resume includes: sixtime member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team and winner of the gold, silver and bronze medals in Olympic-level international aerobatic competition; first woman to win the title of U.S. National Aerobatic champion and one of the few people to win it three times; bush pilot in Alaska; six-time recipient of the First Lady of Aerobatics Betty Skelton Award; Retired Globetrotters to play benefit game at DHS The retired Harlem Globetrotters, now called the Harlem Legends, are coming to Dunnellon to host a celebrity basketball show this month. Bringing the wellknown athletes to the area was the idea of Geri Davis, cofounder of the recently formed charitable organization called Christians in Action (CIA). This is going to be a family fun night that will also help the low income people and families right here in Dunnellon, Chatmire and Citrus Springs, said Davis, about the charity game scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Dunnellon High School. Davis and Susan Lebrun, co-founder of CIA, were helping support the Haiti missionary through their church, but decided they wanted to do more by helping out in their community. The ladies took their idea to Dr. Abraham Robinson, pastor of the Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, and he agreed with them. We were incorporated last November, Davis said. We were going to help with food, but found there are a lot of places that do that. So we decided to augment the food pantries by giving out clothes, soap and toiletries. Needing to get the necessary funds to support their new organization and inform the public about CIA, the basketball Pilot delivers rescue dog to local resident NANCY KENNEDY For the Riverland News See HAVEN page 3 Douglas holds onto a purse while chatting with a referee during a charity game. The Harlem Legends continue to carry on the slapstick comedy well-known in Globetrotters contests for several years now. AUGIE SALZER For the Riverland News See SHOT page 13 Potential buyer seeks assurances, guarantees from city JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See GREENLIGHT page 3 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See REPORT page 3


SHINE to host free seminarSHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders a division of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, will offer a free seminar from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 26, for people who are new to Medicare, or anyone who needs an update on Medicare. This seminar will cover all aspects of Medicare and help participants have a clear understanding of Medicare Parts A, B and D and explain Medicare Advantage plans for those attending. Additionally, a SHINE representative will be available at the library from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. Community Chorale rehearsals scheduledThe Dunnellon Community Chorale will begin rehearsals for its Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St. The concert will be Nov. 10 and will be a tribute to veterans and members of the Armed Forces. All singers are welcome. For information, call Judy at 489-2682.Living Healthy Workshops slatedDo you want to take control of your chronic illness? This workshop series takes place once a week, for two and a half hours, for six weeks. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Created by Stanford University, the seminars cover the following: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance; appropriate use of medications; communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals; nutrition; and, how to evaluate new treatments. Class size is limited to 16 people. The first class will be from 9:30 am. to noon Thursday, Aug. 29, at Grace Episcopal Church in Grace Hall, 501 SE Broadway St. Ocala. To enroll in this class, call 352-854-5230.CF to host local musician Sept. 6, 7Mark Johnson of Dunnellon will bring his music to the College of Central Florida as CF hosts the Clawgrass music of Mark Johnson and Emory Lester, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center at the Ocala Campus, 3001 SW College Road. A second performance is slated for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, CF Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. For information, call 352-873-5810.Norms Clean Cuts accepting toys, foodNorms Clean Cuts Barber Shop at 11941 Bostick St, Dunnellon is a drop-off point for the U.S. Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots drive as well as a dropoff location for food donations for Food 4 Kids Inc., which provides backpacks full of food on the weekends for needy children in the area. 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CALL888-852-2340or352-563-5655 7a.m.to4p.m.MondaythroughFriday, or7to10a.m.Sundays ForInformationOnSubscriptions TOSUBMITNEWSITEMSEMAILTO: editor@riverlandnews.com NEWSDEADLINEISNOONFRIDAY. Newsitemsabouthappeningsatareachurchesandclubs,schooland sportingactivities,militarypromotions,announcementofbirths, anniversaries,engagements,weddings,firstand90+birthdays,and similarcommunitynewsitemsareacceptedforpublication.PERIODICALPOSTAGEPAIDATDUNNELLON,FL. SECONDCLASSPERMIT#681-730POSTMASTER:Sendaddresschangesto: RIVERLANDNEWS,20441E.PENNSYLVANIAAVE.,DUNNELLON,FL34432-6035 Carmellas undergoes minor facelift Eatery renovates dining roomWhen Carmellas closed its doors in July, it wasnt because the longtime Dunnellon eatery was preparing for a permanent shut down. It was for the annual one-week summer vacation, but for owners Ralph and April Carmella and a handful of others, it was an intense week of remodeling for the 13-year-old family owned restaurant. I had a lot of people who asked me how my vacation was, Ralph said, chuckling at the notion his vacation consisted of 14-hour days spent readying the store to reopen. It took six days to put it all together, but it was time and it was worth it. Customers have noticed the changes, too, he said. Among the remodeling work done, the Carmellas took out the carpeting and replaced it with hardwood flooring, adding modeling, repainting two of three dining sections with the third yet to be completed. The feedback has been tremendous, he added. We did have some regular customers who thought we up and sold the place, but were here, were open and were excited. Ralph Carmella said typically restaurants undergo remodeling every 10 years, and said making changes to their eatery was long overdue. The couple opened their establishment in Dunnellon 13 years ago after relocating from New York, where they owned and operated another restaurant for 20 years. What hasnt changed is the family friendly atmosphere which the Carmellas offer their customer base. I like the place, its so friendly, said Jerry Banta, a regular customer for the past four years who eats at Carmellas up to four times a week. They typically know what I want before I even make it through the door. The changes are good. Its definitely made it look newer. As Banta stabbed at his salad with a fork, Ralph Carmella said its customers like Banta who make coming to the shop daily worth it. Ive really gotten to know Jerry well, and hes a fabulous guy, Ralph Carmella said. He probably knows our menu better than I know my own menu. Ralph Carmella stressed the importance of getting to know the customers. The business is like home to me, we spend a lot of our time here every day, he explained. So when folks come in, we feel like they are coming to our home and we want them to feel welcome, we want them to come back. I dont have a door leading to my kitchen, I never have in 30plus years weve owned a restaurant, and its because I want people to be able to say hello when they come in. And part of making them feel like family and sharing recipes handed down from generationto-generation is how Ralph Carmella grew up. He said he was part of large family he was one of seven children and mealtime was important, especially when visiting his grandparents. It was part of the law of growing up in an Italian family, but when the grandparents were having dinner on Sundays, everyone was expected to be there, he explained. So it wasnt a surprise when you had a meal and there were 18 to 20 people there. Thats how it was, and I want folks to enjoy the recipes Ive been taught. Im the fourth generation to learn these recipes. I want folks to enjoy their meals. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsIn July, Ralph and April Carmella, owners of Carmellas Restaurant, renovated their longtime Dunnellon restaurant. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Friends of the Library bookstore open The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Bookstore, 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 at the store. An all-volunteer staff operates The Friends Bookstore, with all proceeds benefiting the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends are committed to giving a monthly book endowment (new books), in addition to providing office equipment, landscaping, and various other library enhancements. For information, call the library at 438-4520. COMMUNITY BRIEFS


funding to continue operating the system past the end of August. For that reason, the company has asked to keep the financial aspects of the deal private, an assurance Esch said would be done to protect the ongoing negotiations. This is an extremely, extremely complex deal, Esch explained. Its unique in that its going from public to private; if it was private to private, everything could be kept quiet. But we have rules to abide by, and they understand that. According to the citys special legal counsel Bryant, Miller & Olives the city can keep the financial aspects of the deal under wraps for 30 days. We want nothing to hinder this deal, Esch said, explaining he told officials with Florida Cable that the citys focus is to strike a deal for the sale of Greenlight with its company, no other entity. We will keep everybody abreast of everything going on in the discussions. Pierpont explained he and his associates will confirm the Letter of Intent (LOI), which he described as the bones of the deal. Then, because of the uniqueness of the sale, two agreements will need to be completed a deal allowing Florida Cable to take over the operations of Greenlight as a subcontractor, while the final sales agreement is completed. Theyve asked, if for some reason the deal falls through, for a promise to get the money they invest into running the operations back, Pierpont said, noting a few minor changes need to be made to the initial LOI. Additionally, Pierpont was to have a conference call with officials from All-American Leasing, which owns the lease deal for the head-end equipment currently used by Greenlight. The city still owes $1.1 million on the equipment lease. Esch also told the Council the city does not have to file a notice with the state regarding a financial emergency, because as of now, the city hasnt reached a dire situation. That, he said, would only occur in November when the city must pay Regions Bank $1.6 million. Delaying a notice helps in the sale of Greenlight, he added. State officials could potentially freeze the sale, Esch explained. Overall, as far as a cash flow, we know we are in a tight spot. If we sell Greenlight, its the reason the city would avert a financial disaster. Selling Greenlight is the top priority, Pierpoint and Esch explained. It would allow officials to then have a better understanding of the debt remaining and how it could help with negotiations with the bank. As it stand, the citys share of excise taxes have been pledged to help pay off any outstanding debt from the bonds. Wed hope we could work out a long-term deal for a certain number of payments for a certain number of years, Esch explained. Harold Horne, the citys onetime community development planner, suggested the City Council look into creating a Utility Authority in which it could combine Greenlight and the citys water/sewer enterprise. He pointed out the city could sell all of its utilities to pay off debt for both systems. Esch, however, explained the city has looked into that option, but the lone option available would be to sell the water systems to FGUA, a government-owned utility organization. Esch said FGUA could purchase the water systems, but it had no interest in Greenlight, because it strictly deals in water, sewer and power. Vice Mayor Dennis Evans supported the idea of creating a Utility Authority; however, it was met with resistance from other members of the Council. How much time do you think we have? asked Councilman Erik Collop, explaining due diligence would need to be completed for the process to be feasible. Evans suggested it be brought to legal counsel for an opinion about its feasibility. We might ask them if its legal, but I wouldnt ask them if it was feasible, Collop said. I think its the 11th-hour and we have an opportunity to possibly sell (Greenlight). If we make it another two weeks, weve done pretty well. We dont have the time, nor the ability to wait any longer. Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 3 000FMF6 000FMF6 Hickory Island Lighthouse Lounge Come Sit With Friends At The H.I.L.L.000FP8C48 Hwy. 19 S, Inglis, FL Located on Hwy. 19 South of Hwy. 40www.HickoryIslandFL.com (352) 447-2520 FREE Premium Drink or DraftLimit 1 Drink Per Coupon. Expires 9/4/13 FULL LIQUOR / 14 DRAFTSIce Cold A/C Buzz Time Trivia Darts Pool Tables Table Shuffleboard Huge Screen TVs Biker Friendly 000FKLX 000FRZ9 NEW PATIENTS & WALK-INS WELCOME Taking Care Of Our Patients Since 1992 Bellam Medical Clinic Rajendra P. 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Solution to puzzle on Page 5 inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2004; received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Air Force Association in 2005 and her airplane, the Goodrich Extra 260, went on display in the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington D.C., in 1994. She has trained with the Russian Aerobatic Team, has flown in air shows and competitions around the world; shes a flight instructor and a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Motion Picture Pilots Association, United Stuntwomens Association, working as a stunt pilot and aerial coordinator for movies and TV and she flies an OV-10 Bronco for Cal Fire during Californias fire season as an air attack pilot. Plus, she flies rescued pets at her own expense to their new homes, within a 200mile radius of her home in St. Augustine. When she arrived in her red, white and blue Beech Bonanza, Wagstaff handed Coco over to Everett and said he had been a good passenger. Hes a good match for Sonny, she said as she handed the pooch to her friend. The dog has issues; hes very protective of just one person. Two couples have tried to adopt him, but he bonds with just one person and wont let the other one near him. She said she does this for the love of pets and the love of people. She also does it, and writes about it in Plane & Pilot magazine, to encourage other pilots to use their planes for good causes. A lot of people have airplanes and dont fly them enough, she said. One of the reasons to fly your airplane is to help animals help people. Just think of the ways pilots could help if more would fly their planes. Even if you just help one dog or one person, its worth it. For more information about SAFE, visit online at Safeanimals. com. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at 352-564-2927 or nkennedy@chronicle online.com. HAVEN continued from page 1 GREENLIGHT continued from page 1 fees to 100 percent, plus a 10 percent surcharge, those users, like residents inside the city, would only be subject to approved rate increases by the Council, meaning everyones rates would be the same. Ive shared this information with a lot of people in Rainbow Springs and the feedback isnt good, Burt Eno told the Council, adding the lawsuit against the city regarding its surcharge could be classified as a class-action lawsuit. Reducing the surcharge doesnt help any. Councilwoman Lynne McAndrew fired back. What rates would you like to see Rainbow Springs residents pay? she asked. Eno paused. Were not happy about the surcharge, he reiterated. We simply would like to pay the county rates. Currently, Marion County utility users, on average, pay approximately $93.41 for water and sewer at 3,000 gallons with irrigation use of $10,000. City utility users, for the same usage amounts, pay approximately $96.02. Burnham pointed out later in the meeting the Marion County system has 28,000 users while the city system has 2,800 users and comparing rates for the two systems is wrong. The second option would be to eliminate the surcharge completely and charging everyone the same rates; however, as the report showed, users within the city limits would pay approximately 5 percent more than utility users outside of the city. If the Council, which did not take formal action Monday, chose to go with option No. 1, utility rates would see an increase of 4.79 percent for Fiscal Year 2014, with an increase of almost 8 percent in 2015 and 2016, with 5 percent increases in 2017 and 2018. However, if the Council opted for option No. 2, users inside the city would see increase of 10.65 percent in 2014, with almost 8 percent increases in 2015 and 2016 and 5 percent increases in 2017 and 2018. I dont think so much of your study, Rainbow Springs resident Joan Duggins said. We had no say regarding the purchase. Until the surcharge is removed, and the rates are returned to what they were, we wont be happy. I resent having to bail you all out. Mayor Nathan Whitt thanked Burnham & Associates for their thorough work on the report. That was awesome, Whitt said about the study. To see the complete study, visit www.river landnews.com. REPORT continued from page 1


4 Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 RIVER VIEWS The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association RIVERLAND NEWS Bingo Hall support for veterans program appreciatedWe at Marion County Veterans Helping Veterans wish to publically acknowledge and thank Frank King and Pam Herbert of Dunnellon Bingo for their weekly donation to Marion County Veterans Helping Veterans. All monies donated by King and Herbert of Dunnellon Bingo will be used to support our program, Heroes should not be homeless. Recently, we placed a woman and her two children in a home. The woman is a veteran who served two tours in Iraq. Our program continues to grow and help our homeless veterans because people like the good folks of Dunnellon Bingo show they really care with their continued weekly monetary support. John P. Deakins,Board Member, Marion County Veterans Helping Veterans, U.S. Navy, Vietnam Veteran Rails to Trails could benefit local businessesIve been curious about the Rails to Trails program, so I went on the Internet to see what it was and I must say, its a really big deal, really big. There are way too many sites describing this program to put in one letter, but needless to say, Dunnellon should not dismiss it. The Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a nonprofit organization of trails and greenways that is working to build and preserve an interconnecting system for the purpose of recreation and conservation. In the assortment of websites, it mentioned that this network brings job opportunities in construction and maintenance, helps the small businesses through tourism and boosts real estate in the communities near their trails. The RTC gets its money from donations and grants and then uses this money to rehabilitate old rail lines and other lands into trails, parks and greenways. In the meantime, they are looking for folks to work in the construction and maintenance of these places. According to the websites, towns located near these trails will benefit from the trails in the form of tourism dollars, with trail riders looking for supplies, clothing, restaurants, souvenirs and Riverland News going Pink again We have a new addition to our family. No, not the third grandchild Ive been praying for. This child has four paws, fur and weighs 67 pounds. My husband said shes a dog, but I think she may be a tiny pony. The problem is we already have Roxanne, who is a Maltese and very territorial. I told my husband she would never allow another dog into her space. When my in-laws visit with their dogs, Roxy terrorizes them and barks the whole time. She wants to make sure that we know theres a stranger in the house who doesnt belong, and if the other dogs accidentally eat out of Roxys princess bowl she is done with that bowl until we sterilize it in the dishwasher and remove all the evidence. The new dog is an Australian Shepherd and her name is Patches, which doesnt really fit her personality. Besides, isnt Patches a male name? Were thinking of changing the name to Pepper or Sadie or something cute, but she answers well to the name so we dont want to confuse her. Roxy weighs 4 pounds, but acts like shes 60 pounds and Patches is 67 pounds and acts like shes as light as a feather. You should see the two of them together. It is a funny sight. Were hoping Patches doesnt step on Roxy one day and squash her. Patches is the sweetest of dogs. She is tender and lovable. There is nothing sweet about Roxy at all. My mother-in-law lovingly calls her the Tasmanian devil. Our new edition is only a 1year-old, so shes still a kid and likes to play. Only her idea of play is strong and rough. She already knocked my husband over in the yard and if were not careful this is going to happen often. She also likes jumping up on people when they first come into the house, which is something we need to break her of. When shes on her hind feet, shes bigger than the grandkids and my mother. The big dog thinks shes playing with the little dog, but shes actually terrorizing her. She does this thing where she leaps and pecks at Roxy, who in turn simply bites Patches on the leg or butt, whichever she can manage to reach. Roxy is 7 years old and not into playing anymore. Shes way too mature and sophisticated for that. Anyway, we are trying this out 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. OUR VOICE LETTERS JERSEY GIRL STATE OF THE CITY Hello everyone in greater Dunnellon. Its been about nine months since I took office and I think we all knew the many challenges that were before the new Kid Mayor, the Puppet Mayor, etc., as well as the City Council. We had a red-light problem, we had a Greenlight problem and we had a listening problem. I have worked diligently to end two of those so far. No more pesky red-light cameras, and I continue to work very hard at listening. Listening is not always so easy, is it? During the past three or four years weve seen and heard many folks, including myself, talking with council, even pleading with our City Council and administration about matters that affect all our citizens, but many of those voices went ignored or unheard. We are now faced with the ramifications of that type of governance. When government decides it knows whats best for us and we lose our voice, its un-American and expensive. As can be expected, being on Council was a bit rocky at first, but I feel that this Council is now working well together in finding common ground and common-sense solutions too many of the issues that were created during the past administration. I am the eternal optimist and I know that Dunnellons best days are ahead of us. For instance, as citizens, you should know that your city staff is working around the clock to move our city forward. Be it city administration, the clerks office, our public works department or Dunnellons finest: the police and fire departments. We are very proud of what all these folks do! We wouldnt be a great small city without them. I must also applaud the efforts of Interim City Manager Eddie Esch, who stepped up when very few would have to lead this city toward a more businesslike, transparent form of government. Ive never seen someone work so hard to learn so much, and in such a short amount of time. We are truly lucky to have him and if you dont believe me, try keeping up with him for just one day. Theres so much information to process, itll make your head spin. The Council recently voted to move forward with the potential sale of Greenlight Communications. By the time former City Manager Lisa Algiere resigned in May, we learned that Greenlight was losing more than $250,000 a month. As many of you know, the consultant who we hired to bring Greenlight to solvency, John Pierpont and Associates, quickly determined our possibilities were limited. We then asked our accountant, Richard Powell of Powell and Jones CPA, to do a midyear audit determining our financial stability going forward. It was then decided that we had to act and act fast. Greenlight was losing money quickly and had eaten into reserves and bond proceeds. We are now at a crossroads for our fair city. Once Council has agreed to a deal with the top-ranked bidder, we can work to find a resolution with the bond lender and hope to keep the Greenlight debt off the backs of us, the citizens of Dunnellon, who did not ask for this enterprise and would certainly prefer not to eat its losses. It is a wonderful product that will soon be in the capable hands of a private enterprise that knows this highly competitive industry much better than we do. Our biggest mountain to climb as a city is the division that was created over the purchase of the Rainbow Springs water and sewer facility. Our neighbors in the beautiful community of Rainbow Springs have been in an uproar for far too long about this issue. To that point, they felt they had to file a lawsuit that may soon go class action meaning all in the class will be part of the suit. I certainly understand the bitterness and division the previous administration created, but I and the current administration are struggling to find solutions. I certainly hope that our neighbors can help us in reaching a compromise. That is the key word here, compromise. Just this week, we have proposed dropping the water and sewer surcharge on out-of-city residents from 25 percent to 10 percent. We have even looked into removing the out-of-city surcharge completely. Removing it does, however, increase the city resident water and sewer rates by about 11 percent as opposed to 5 percent with the out-of-city surcharge. We should all understand very clearly, without paying into the city ad valorem tax base, water and sewer customers outside city limits get the administration side of the water and sewer system for free. This leaves the burden on the backs of the taxpayers inside the city to pay for the administration of the water and sewer customers who may live outside the city limits and not pay ad valorem property Council, staff working hard to resolve financial issues Its a dogs world Come October, the Riverland News, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will honor the millions of women and men who have bravely fought the disease, or are fighting the disease. And with that being said, we want to know about it. We want to hear from you. We want you to share your fears, your hopes and dreams, your struggles and your road to recovery from a disease that claims more than 40,000 annually in the U.S. alone. Perhaps youre a former doctor who treated breast cancer patients. Youve seen firsthand how far technology has helped women, and men, battle it. Youve seen how important self examinations play are in detecting the disease early enough to give patients better odds in their fight against cancer. The facts and figures about breast cancer are startling, according to the American Cancer Society. In 2011, an estimated 230,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women, as well as an estimated 57,650 additional cases of in situ breast cancer In 2011, approximately 39,520 women are expected to die from breast cancer. Only lung cancer accounts for more cancer deaths in women. In 2011, about 2,140 cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among men, accounting for about 1 percent of all breast cancers. In addition, approximately 450 men will die from breast cancer. And age, the ACS reports, plays a part in those who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer incidence and death rates generally increase with age. Ninety-five percent of new cases and 97 percent of breast cancer deaths occurred in women 40 years of age and older. During 2004 to 2008, among adult women, those 20 to 24 years of age had the lowest incidence rate, 1.5 cases per 100,000 women; women 75 to 79 years of age had the highest incidence rate, 421.3 cases per 100,000. The decrease in incidence rates that occurs in women 80 years of age and older may reflect lower rates of screening, the detection of cancers by mammography before 80 years of age, See LETTERS page 5 See JERSEY page 5 Audrey Beem Nathan Whitt See VOICE page 5 SHARE YOUR TALEIf you have a story youre willing to share, email editor@riverlandnews.com or regular mail, Riverland News, Attn., Jeff Bryan, 20441 E. 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taxes within the city. Finally, Im sure youve heard the nasty rumor that Dunnellon gave way too much for the Rainbow Springs Water Utility. Youve heard time and again the city paid double the appraised value. This is absolutely false. The appraisal of the utility ranged from $4 million to nearly $11 million, with an income valuation of nearly $8 million. We paid slightly less than $6 million and this was probably the smartest move that the last administration made. It should have been a win-win for both communities and Rio Vista. Yes, the process and rate-structuring was handled poorly. However, that is behind us now, and this Council is committed to finding a way forward. The Rainbow Springs utility, along with the Rio Vista connection, will be a building block for the preservation of Rainbow Springs as well as providing greater Dunnellon with more flexibility in terms of water distribution. Most important, the service area that was created with the purchase of the Rainbow Springs, Rio Vista and Juliette Falls water systems holds the key to the future of greater Dunnellon. We are coming to the end of another fantastic summer and I have learned a great many lessons in the nine months since I was elected. I am confident, that with the help of a new administration and a fully functioning Council, we have avoided a nearly catastrophic financial disaster. Our city will emerge stronger than ever from this series of challenges. Soon, with the completion of the billion dollar trail as Ive been calling it, the connection of the Withlacoochee State Forest trail and the Cross Florida Greenway trail will create nearly 200 miles of hiking, biking trails that connect right here in our town. This will help move Dunnellon forward into our future as an ecotourist friendly, walkable, bikeable community. Ill try to contain my excitement and save all of that for my next column. Come to the Council meetings. We are listening. and/or incomplete detection. During 2004 to 2008, the median age at the time of breast cancer diagnosis was 61 years. This means that 50 percent of women who developed breast cancer were 61 years of age or younger at the time of diagnosis. Daunting figures to be sure, but with advances in medical care throughout the years have been remarkable and shown to be of great assistance. But, lest we forget, women are tough, resilient and amazing. Without women, where would man be? Women are not just women. They are daughters, sisters, mothers, grandmothers, aunts, best friends, wives, soul mates and help mates. Men, women are the ying to or our yang. Lets all do our part to help the millions of women, and men, affected by breast cancer on a yearly basis. If you have a story youre willing to share, email editor@riverlandnews.com or regular mail, Riverland News, Attn., Jeff Bryan, 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432.. 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Its up to Dunnellon to look into this, because this town cannot depend on the volatile income from property taxes and needs to diversify its cash flow. Marketing Dunnellon as the senior rental Mecca does nothing for the town. First, that blurb related more to the subdivisions around us than the town itself. Second, I considered that writing insulting to the senior population. My interpretation of the story was that someone buys a house; then puts a person of expected limited lifespan or mobility into it, the landlord collects the money and when the senior goes, the house is sold. The landlord invests nothing in the health and welfare of the town, because if things get too ugly, he just sells the house and moves on. Our seniors are not ATMs. Todays seniors are more active and more health conscious than ever before and expect more from life than getting planted into a house to wither and die while making someone else wealthy. By the spring of 2014, the Rails to Trails will be a reality in this area and the tourist dollar could be part of our towns economy, or bypass it completely. Its up to Dunnellon to choose, but our local businesses should not give up. However far the Rails to Trails goes in our area, we should still let these folks know that the business community of Dunnellon is here to serve and that travelers of the Rails to Trails system are welcome here. A.C. Rosier,DunnellonTurnout for climate forum well attendedMore than 60 people squeezed into the small community room Aug. 17 at the Dunnellon Public Library to learn more and rally our interest in climate change. The event was hosted by Organizing for Action, working with Citizens Alliance Network for Dunnellon Outreach. Dr. Wendell Cropper, an associate professor of Biological Modeling at the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida, helped the audience imagine a future in which climate change was left unchecked. He predicted we could continue to see more severe wildfires, more erratic and severe storms like Hurricane Sandy and sea level rise. Dr. Cropper has been working on climate change issues since approximately 1985. Mike Kennedy from Duke Energy spoke about the companys response to climate change and explained how Duke is planning to use more natural gas in its efforts to decrease carbon emissions. Kevin McMonigle, CEO of Solar Lights and More in Ocala, with Rick Zay, explained how solar energy could be an alternative clean energy source in the future. Dale Crider, an environmental troubadour, introduced the morning forum with a set of songs about energy. Congressmen Richard Nugent and Ted Yoho were invited to the event, but declined to attend. Our citizens would like congressmen to stop the denial and address the climate change issue. The group has purchased two books for the representatives to assist with their education about the serious climate change issue. Organizing for Action and Citizens Alliance Network for Dunnellon Outreach will deliver the books to their offices in the days ahead. Jon Brainard,Citizens Alliance Network for Dunnellon Outreach VOICE continued from page 4 LETTERS continued from page 4 to see if it will work. My biggest fear will be can we afford two dogs. After all, that means two vet bills, two grooming tabs and one more huge mouth to feed. Roxy eats one of those Little Caesars packs each day, which cost approximately 80 cents. Patches came with a 20-pound bag of Kibbles and Bits, which she has devoured already. We may have to take out a loan to feed this monster. However, Ive always loved big dogs. German shepherds and collies have always been my favorites. I also like the Irish setters and cocker spaniels. Its sometimes hard to keep those larger breeds in the house though, and they tend to shed quite a bit, too. The Maltese breed has hair, like humans and is hypoallergenic. Roxy doesnt shed at all, which has been nice. We are trying to put Patches food in one room and Roxys in another. The funny thing is that both of them are only eating out of the others bowl. Yep, Roxy, the snooty dog who hardly likes any dog food has now started eating Patches kibbles. The other day, we caught Roxy slipping under Patches legs and taking a bite out of her bowl while she was eating. We figure if Patches didnt retaliate, then they may be OK together. But like I said this is just a trial to see if it will work. My husband has more confidence than I do, but, of course, hes the one who rescued Patches and brought her home. Im just waiting until my neat-freak husband empties the vacuum bag and sees all the animal fur in there. We may be looking for a good home. But, of course, shes such a good dog that several of our friends have already told us they will take her if we cant keep her. Perhaps, we should leave that decision up to Roxanne. 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6 Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 Asparagus, Orange and Prosciutto di San Daniele SaladYield: 6 portions 1 pound asparagus, trimmed 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon orange juice 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 8 slices Prosciutto di San Daniele (4 ounces), halved lengthwise 2 navel oranges, peeled and segmented 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted In salted water, cook asparagus until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Rinse with cold water; pat dry. In small bowl, whisk olive oil, orange juice, vinegar, salt and pepper. Divide asparagus on salad plates and drizzle with dressing. Arrange Prosciutto di San Daniele and orange segments over asparagus; sprinkle with pine nuts.Ziti with Roasted Cauliflower, Prosciutto di Parma and Toasted BreadcrumbsYield: 4 portions 2 slices country-style bread, crusts removed, torn into pieces 1/3 cup olive oil, divided 1 large cauliflower (2 1/2 pounds), trimmed and chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 slices Prosciutto di Parma (4 ounces), cut into 1-inch squares, divided 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 8 ounces dry ziti, cooked and drained, reserving 1 cup pasta water 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes, or to taste Preheat oven to 425F. In food processor, pulse bread to form crumbs. In shallow pan, mix breadcrumbs with 1 tablespoon olive oil; toast until golden, stirring once, about 5 minutes. In large baking pan, mix cauliflower with 3 tablespoons olive oil and salt. Roast until browned, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. In large skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil; add half prosciutto and cook until crisp. Stir in garlic; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in pasta, cauliflower and wine. Stir well, adding pasta water as needed for a saucy consistency. Stir in parsley and hot pepper flakes. Spoon into shallow bowls; top with remaining Prosciutto di Parma and breadcrumbs. Garnish with additional Prosciutto di Parma slices, if desired. FAMILY FEATURES Making dishes worthy of a choice restaurant menu doesnt mean spending hours in the kitchen. Its more about choosing topdrawer ingredients and here are a few you can pick up in the deli department. Theyre all members of an elite club of authentic foods made according to traditional methods and are certified PDO (Protected Denomination of Origin) by the European Union. Grana Padano, a cheese made only in the Padana Valley in Northern Italy, is terrific for easy but sophisticated dishes. Prosciutto di San Daniele is a special ham, produced in San Daniele del Friuli, in the Northeast of Italy, and like all PDO products, it must pass the strictest inspection. Parmigiano Reggiano, renowned for its complex flavor, is made exclusively in Parma, Reggio Emilia and three other neighboring Italian provinces. Prosciutto di Parma a delicately flavored, all-natural ham, is produced in the gently rolling hills near Parma. With legendary European foods, its easy to make restaurant-quality dishes like these. For more serving ideas and information about the PDO system, visit www.legendsfromeurope.com. Introducing Montasio CheeseMontasio, with a savory, wellbalanced flavor, is new to many Americans, but its origins can be traced back to a 17th-century monastery. To this day, it is made only in northern Italys Friuli Venezia Giulia and East Veneto and has earned membership in Europes hall of fame as a PDO product. Young semi-soft Montasio is terrific on a cheese platter or on sandwiches. Aged Montasio can be grated for pasta, risotto and other dishes. Parmigiano Reggiano-Spinach PuffsYield: about 3 dozen 4 cups baby spinach (6 ounces), cooked, cooled 3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3/4 cup milk 5 tablespoons butter 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) coarsely grated Parmigiano Reggiano Preheat oven to 400F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Wrap spinach in a towel, squeeze until dry; chop fine. In small bowl, mix flour, salt and cayenne. In medium saucepan, bring milk and butter to a boil. Remove from heat and add flour mixture; with wooden spoon, beat until it thickens and pulls away from sides, about 1 minute. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well until incorporated. Stir in spinach and cheese. Drop rounded spoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets, spacing 1 inch apart. Bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm. (Puffs can be held at room temperature up to 1 day or frozen; reheat in 400F oven, 3 to 5 minutes.)Bruschetta with Skillet-Seared Mushrooms and Grana PadanoYield: 4 portions 4 slices country-style bread 4 ounces Grana Padano, coarsely grated 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pound crimini mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 small red bell pepper, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, cut in slivers 2 teaspoons flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup half-and-half Preheat oven to 400F. On baking sheet, toast bread until crisp, about 10 minutes. Scatter one-third of the Grana Padano over toast. In large skillet over medium-high heat, heat olive oil; add mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, until they give off liquid, about 5 minutes. Stir in bell pepper and garlic; cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, 2 minutes; add half-and-half and simmer until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. DivideoverbruschettaandtopwithremainingGranaPadano. Clockwise from upper left: Asparagus, Orange and Prosciutto di San Daniele Salad; Parmigiano Reggiano-Spinach Puffs; Ziti with Roasted Cauliflower, Prosciutto di Parma and Toasted Breadcrumbs; Bruschetta with Skillet-Seared Mushrooms and Grana Padano


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Enjoying a casual evening at home, I reclined in my favorite easy chair reading, while the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage was chatting on the telephone. I rarely pay attention to telephone conversations. After all, I only get one side of the conversation, which may be misleading at the very best. Ive been caught in that trap before with some pretty dire consequences. Im not going to get caught again. Then an odd phrase caught my attention: plastic surgery. My ears perked up and I heard my wife say, I certainly agree with that article and Im going to do some plastic surgery myself. Well, you can imagine what thoughts were racing through my head. When she hung up the telephone, I queried her about it. In my book, plastic surgery is a big step. You do support me in this plastic surgery plan, dont you? There are times to disagree with your spouse, but as a husband for more than 40 years, I have never discovered that time. Forcing a smile, I nodded in the affirmative and told her she had my full support in whatever she decided. I had to admit that the time had finally come to our humble abode. Who am I to fight it? I go by this motto, He who smiles and agrees with his spouse lives to smile another day. I plan to smile until the day I die. I never really thought about plastic surgery, but perhaps my wife was right. Perhaps she could use a little facelift. For me to get a facelift, the surgeons would need a huge construction crane. Then comes the awkward part, what do they do with my face after it was lifted? Women, more than men, are a little sensitive about their appearance. For a man, appearance means he showed up. A woman has an altogether different approach to the term appearance. Some women look in the mirror and see where some improvements could be made. For example, they see bags under their eyes that could not get through the airport carry-on luggage size requirement. Then there is the problem with their nose, which could stand a little tweaking. For all practical purposes, one of those double chins has to go. Moreover, what woman couldnt use a tummy tuck and other snippings of the flesh? Believe me; I never would have brought it up, but if that makes my wife happy, then whatever it costs, we can put Frank G. Gebhardt, 78Frank George Gebhardt, 78, passed away at home Aug. 10, 2013, after a long illness. One of the last babies to be born at home, Frank was born Dec. 23, 1934, to the late Charles (Chuck) and Marcelle (Mimi) Gebhardt in Old Forge, N.Y. Frank was graduated in 1957 from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point in New York and was commissioned an Ensign in the Navy. He worked in Schenectady, New York at Alcoa Locomotive for five years and then for Verizon Telephone Company for 25 years. He retired as district manager for Network Maintenance and Operations in 1992. He was an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Dunnellon and enjoyed skiing, hunting, golfing, fishing, and woodworking. He was devoted to his wife of 19 years MaryLou. Mr. Gebhardt was preceded in death by his brother, Mark Gebhardt. Surviving family includes his wife, MaryLou; sister, Annette and brother-in-law Arthur Eyre, brother, Robert and sister-in-law, Johnnie Gebhardt, sister, Marcelle and brother-in-law, Bill Cecchin; loving children son, Erik and daughter-in-law, Linda Gebhardt, son, Garren, daughter, Heidi and sonin-law, Bruce Bonacquist, son, Kurt and daughter-in-law, JoAnne Gebhardt, daughter, Gretchen and son-in-law, Joseph Demerest, son, Glenn and daughter-inlaw, Yvette Myers, son, Gregory Myers and daughter-in-law, Daria Mallin. Also surviving are his eight grandchildren, Jennifer and Tyler Gebhardt, Amanda and Jessica Slivienski, Taylor Lewis, Zachary Gebhardt, Ethan and Garrett Myers. The Family has donated his remains to the University of Florida Medical School for research. A memorial funeral Mass, honoring his life, will be celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, 10:30 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Dunnellon, with Father Kevin officiating. A repast will follow at Rainbow Springs Golf and Country Club. Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Marion County, P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, Florida 344784860 or H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 USF Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon, 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, 352-489-2429. Patricia Ann Wuerthele, 76Patricia Ann Wuerthele, 76, of Whitehall and Dunnellon, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, after a six year battle with Alzheimers disease. Daughter of the late Vincent and Alice Markey, eldest sister of Sister Margaret Markey and Susan Zidar (Bernard Zidar). Pat is survived by her four sons, Jeff, Mike, Scott, Mark; daughter-inlaw, Maureen; and six grandchildren, Megan, Erin, Shannon, Brock, Ryan and Paige. Pat dedicated her life to her four sons. She leaves them a powerful legacy of courage, determination, acceptance and grace. A memorial Mass will be at St Annes Catholic Church in Castle Shannon, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Everyone please meet at church. If desired the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimers Foundation (alzfdn.org) in Pats name.Eva LaVaughn Hess, 77 Eva LaVaughn Hess, 77, long time resident of Dunnellon, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla., after a lengthy battle with dementia/ Alzheimers. She was an antique dealer/appraiser who operated the Gingerbread House antique store from 1974-2005. She also catered and at one point ran a tea room that was featured in a national magazine. She was very busy in the community. She loved helping the arts, being an artist herself. She loved music, painting and flower arranging. She was also a published poet, a charter member of the Gingerbread Poets, and a member of the Florida State Poets Association. Those who knew her would say that she was very generous and honest: a great person. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Bob Hess and her granddaughter, Michelle Gibbs. She is survived by her daughters, Debra Cline of French Settlement, La., Jennifer Burrows of Lakeland; son, Samuel Gibbs of Ocala; one stepdaughter, Dr. Salinda Roch of Quebec, Canada; three step-sons, John Hess of Land O Lakes, Dr. Robert E. Hess Jr. of Casselberry, Charles Hess of Crawfordville; three sisters, Johnavie McCarty of Pennsylvania, Linda McCoy of Crowdersport, N.C. and Geneva Straight of Dunnellon; 12 grand and step grandchildren. A memorial service will be Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at 12 p.m., at Holy Faith Episcopal church in Dunnellon. Flowers may be sent to the church at 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr., Dunnellon, FL 34432. If you would like to make a donation in LaVaughns honor, you may make one to the Florida State Poets Association marked for the LaVaughn Hess Memorial Award. Send a check to FSPA, care of Jennifer Burrows, P .O. Box 92045, Lakeland, FL, 33804. You can also donate in her honor to the Alzheimers Foundation of America by sending a check or money order payable to the Alzheimers Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001. Funeral arrangements are under the careful direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon. Online expressions of sympathy may be made to: www. robertsofdunnellon.com.Ronald Allen Stivason, 77Ronald Allen Stivason, 77, of Dunnellon died Aug. 14, 2013, in his home. He was born in Gilpin, Pa., Oct. 27, 1935, to William and Alice Stivason. Ronald and his wife Helen relocated to the Dunnellon area 12 years ago from Pittsburg, Pa. He was of the Lutheran faith and served his country in the U.S. Airforce. He is survived by his wife, Helen; his sons, Damon Allen Stivason, Bridgeville, Pa., and Phillip Douglas Stivason, Linden, N.C.; daughter, Rhonda Elaine Braden, Camp Hill, Pa.; brother, William Howard Stivason, who predeceased him; sister, Florence Vera Keck, Coraopolis, Pa.; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 20642 Chestnut Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432. Funeral arrangements are under the careful direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon. Online expressions of sympathy may be made to: www. robertsofdunnellon.com. OBITUARIES Frank G. Gebhardt Eva LaVaughn Hess Patricia Ann Wuerthele8 Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 SAR002554 Fire chief honored JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsThe Dunnellon City Council and Mayor Nathan Whitt, right, recently recognized Fire Chief Joe Campfield after the longtime city of Dunnellon employee was designated chief fire officer by the Center of Public Safety Excellence based in Emmitsburg, Md. 000FB83 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. First Congregational United Church of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000FOU7 Using Godly Influence to Build the Kingdom First Baptist Church 20831 Powell Road Dunnellon, FL 34431 www.fbcdunnellon.com Phone: 352-489-2730 Fax: 352-465-7729 E-mail: fbcdunnellon@bellsouth.net 000F2AP 489-2685 Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Summer Service 9:00 AM Healing Service 1st Sunday Every Month Following 9:00 AM Service CR 484 SR 200 Holy Faith Rainbow River Blue Cove holyfaithepiscopal@att.net 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 Saturday Reconciliation . . 3:30 PM Saturday Vigil . . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM Sunday . . . . 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday Spanish............ . . . Noon Mon. Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Jean H. Desir, Pastor 000EHWZ 000EL19 The Truesdell Professional Building 200 N.W. 52nd Avenue Ocala, Fl 34482 KELLEAN K. TRUESDELL, J.D., LLM Attorney & Counselor at Law (352) 873-4141 or KelleanTruesdell.com My Florida Estate Planning Workshop is available any day at any hour. Wills, Living Trusts, Financial and Medical Powers of Attorney, Probate, Medicaid, Long-Term Care, Asset Protection, Federal Death Tax Minimization, Trust Administration, Elder Law and Personal LifeCare Services. 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 000EHWM Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . 4:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000EHXG Romeo Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship 11:00 AM Disciple Training 5:00 PM Pastor R.D. Hess (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 000EHYC DUNNELLONFIRST UNITEDMETHODIST CHURCH21501 W. Highway 40Rev. Eddie Fulford, PastorSunday Communion Worship Service8:00 AM Praise Worship9:30 AM Traditional Worship11:00 AM Nursery At All Services Sunday School9:30 AM & 11:00 AMBuilding the Kingdom in Everything We Do352-489-4026www.fumc-dunnellon.org000EHXO 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 000EHXY The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com GATHERINGS A 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 OUT TO PASTOR Tip of the week: Pay attention Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 9


Church calling all local history buffsDo you have photographs and other items that would help tell the story of Dunnellon Presbyterian Church? Are you a member of one of the founding families of the church? Do you know someone who is a descendent of one of the early families? In preparation for the rededication of the newly renovated bell tower and sanctuary, the church is looking for photographs, historical artifacts, mementos and other items that tell the history of the church. A search is also underway for members of the founding families, near or far, who may be contacted for the celebration. Please bring items in a well-marked bag or container to the church office. Photographs and information may also be sent to dunnpres church@bellsouth,net. For information, call the church office at 4892682.Church to host quarter auctionThe Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Church will sponsor a Quarter Auction at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7535 SW U.S. 41 in Dunnellon. Doors will open at 10 with the auction starting at 11. Paddles with the participants number will be sold at the door for $2 with a list of instructions about how the auction is run. It is recommended that participants bring rolls of quarters with them for the bidding. Once the auction begins, a vendor will present one item to be given away and the vendor will determine how many quarters will be asked for the item. Each item will have a bid of at least one quarter, with a maximum of four quarters, which will be determined by the vendor. Quarters will then be collected and then given to the vendor. A number will then be drawn corresponding to the participants paddle number, which will determine the winner. If a number is drawn that has not participated, they will call out no bid and another number will be drawn. After the intermission, the vendors will participate again, with all the proceeds going to the Altar & Rosary Society. For information, call Janice at 489-1184. it on a credit card. The only problem with putting something like this on a credit card is that by the time you pay it off you need another procedure. She is worth it in my checkbook. I have no compunction whatsoever of writing out that check. Each day I checked the appointment calendar hanging on our refrigerator to find out when she would be going in for the surgery. Daily I looked, but could never find any appointment. I supposed she was sensitive about the whole thing and did not want it staring at her day after day on the appointment calendar. Whatever the reason, she had my silent support, for all that was worth. I am sure she would do the same for me. That is what marriage is all about. Supporting one another in the developments of life, whatever that development might be. I decided to tuck this little bit in the back of my mind and, however it developed would be all right with me. One day this week, I went to the Slurp N Burp Caf for a quiet lunch. The issue was far from my mind as I enjoyed a delicious repast. As I finished my last cup of coffee, the waitress brought my bill and I pulled my wallet out to pay for it. In searching my wallet for a credit card I discovered, much to my double chagrin, that there were no credit cards to be found. Somehow, Id lost my credit cards. Perhaps, in the morning when I was getting dressed, they dropped out of my wallet as I was placing it in my trousers. The problem with that theory was that all the other cards in my wallet were intact. Fortunately, I had my cell phone and called my wife. Honey, Ive lost all my credit cards. Im here at the restaurant and I cant find any credit cards in my wallet. Do you have any idea what I did with my credit cards? I cut them all up. You did what? You said you supported my plastic surgery plan, didnt you? But, I thought ... You, thought what? Oh boy. Dear reader: please disregard the first part of this column. If you happen to read my obituary in next weeks newspaper, you will know that my lovely, vivacious, eternally youthful wife did not disregard the first part and Im currently resting in pieces. I must confess that my hearing is good; it is my understanding that falls so far short. The only exercise I am really good at is jumping-toconclusions. This is common among many people who call themselves Christians. Their hearing is good but their doing, is not up to par. The apostle James understood this truth quite well. He writes, But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves James 1:22 (KJV). It is not so much what you hear that pays dividends in life, but what you do.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at 866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His website is www. jamessnyder ministries.com. Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 9 000FT0J OASIS RESTAURANT OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, FL 34476 Mon-Sat. 7am-7pm Sun. 7am-3pm HAVE YOUR NEXT EVENT WITH US! 237-4598 Karaoke Music Hamburgers Hot Dogs Etc. COME SEE OUR GIRLS IN COSTUMES ON AUGUST 24, 2013 5PM-8PM 20782 Walnut St., Dunnellon 352-465-8000 Yarn & Needlecrafts Collectables & Collectables & Antiques Antiques 000FMBH China House China House China House D INING T O G O OR E AT -I N (352) 522-0008 (Next to Subway) 000FMBL 11352 N. Williams St. (Sweetbay Plaza) Please Call (352) 489-9763 China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet Lunch $6.75 Dinner $8.95 783594 Lets Go Out! Lets Go Out! 000FKO2 CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING B EAT T HE H EAT W ITH S IZZLING S UMMER S PECIALS Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 OWNER DOES THE WORK We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. 25 Years Carpet Cleaning Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 $ 18 Per Room 3 room minimum 000FNBT 000FG7F TOPS walking challenge Special to the Riverland News TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter No. 375 Rainbow Lakes recently completed a three-month walking challenge in which participating members logged a total of 1,280 miles. Jackie Berendowsky was the challenge winner, completing 275 miles. Walkers were awarded ribbons and prizes at the 25-, 50and 100-mile marks. Participants in the challenge, seated, from left, were: Ginny Cahill, Thelma Richie, Joan Klotz; back row, Jackie Berendowsky, Tiny Weimert, Phoebe Raymond, Sue Koppler, Joan Arndt, Charlotte Eberhart and Gail Kunkel. Not pictured are: Evelyn Altman, Rosemarie Hellegaard, Irene MacFadden. TOPS welcomes new members and visitors. TOPS meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rainbow Lakes Community Center 4030 SW Deepwater Court, Rainbow Lakes. Take U.S. 41 to Rainbow Lakes Boulevard, 4.5 miles to the Community Center. For information, call 465-5807. CHURCH NEWS PASTORcontinued from page 8


10 Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 ABOVE: First-grader Alli Athaide is consoled by Jen Stuart, her kindergarten teacher at Dunnellon Elementary a year ago, on the first day of school. Athaides mother, Kendrin, not pictured, is also a kindergarten teacher at the school. RIGHT: Dalton Brookins, a fifth-grader at Dunnellon Elementary School, looks for his classroom assignment as his mother, Laurie Morales, watches him go over the list of homerooms. BELOW: Nathan Jackson, a kindergartner at Dunnellon Christian Academy, hangs up his backpack prior to his first day in class. ABOVE: Julianne Becerril, right, holds her father, Pablos, hand while they make their way to the parking lot. Julianne and her dad, along with their mother, dropped off her sister, Isabella, for her first day of school. BELOW: Michael Payne III gives his mother, Nicole Bouton, a hug prior to his first day in Bonnie Powells kindergarten class. Kindergartners wait on a bench to be taken to their classrooms after arriving at Dunnellon Elementary aboard buses Monday morning on the first day of school for students throughout Marion County. Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News


Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 10 ABOVE: Dunnellon Middle School students exit a bus Monday morning as they make their way to pick up their schedules prior to the start of classes. LEFT: Olyvia Hanchar, a first-grader, receives a hug from Hollenbeck after exiting from the bus on the first day of school. BELOW: Elizabeth Centeno, an eighth-grader at Dunnellon Middle School, picks up her schedule from Karen Hendrix. ABOVE: Dunnellon Elementary School students make the trek to their classrooms while carrying supplies. BELOW: Chase Carattini, a first-grader, holds his mother, Nicoles, hand as the two make their way to the office the first day of school before heading to Chases classroom. Helyn Hollenbeck, the dean of discipline, helps kindergartner Alex Andrean-Cauthen put on her backpack stuffed with school supplies while other students wait to make their way to their respective classrooms. Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News


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State park to host special eventRainbow Springs State Park will participate in National Public Lands Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The event, titled Fun in the Sun, will also feature a drum circle. The event will allow participants to visit with rangers, see educational exhibits, live animal displays, guided tours and discuss volunteer opportunities with Rainbow Volunteers. Everyone can participate in the Sidewalk Chalk Free for all. The drum circle will feature dancers, extra drums and some fun items for the kids. Admission to the park is $2. For information about the Drum Circle, email b.seth@gmail.com. For information about the Fun in the Sun event, call 465-8555.AARP Driver Safety Class slatedAn AARP Driver Safety Class for those 50 and older which, with certain exceptions, qualifies graduates for a discount on their automobile insurance, will be given over two days, three hours each day. Cost is $14 per person for all materials, except pen or pencil. However, if you are an AARP member, the cost is $12. Bring your AARP card with you. The course will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 and 13 at the Marion County Sheriffs Substation on U.S. 41. Class size is limited and reservations are required. For information or reservations, call 465-6359.Boys & Girls Clubs seek donationsMany Boys & Girls Clubs are benefiting from car donations. The cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support their many programs. People wishing to donate their cars or for information call 800-246-0493. The Womens Club of Dunnellon is gearing up for its first meeting, which will be at noon Thursday, Sept. 12, at its Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. Joanne Schemery, the newly installed president, has announced a revised format for awarding donations to Dunnellon charities in order to more evenly distribute the fruits of the Clubs labors to deserving organizations. The total amount earned from all fundraisers will be divided up at the end of the year amongst a predetermined list of charities. An increase in dues should almost eliminate the number of collections made at the regular monthly meetings, affording more time for speakers, lunch, socializing and, otherwise, enjoying each others company. Activities tentatively scheduled for the year include: Giant Yard Sale in October; a craft show; the annual fashion show; and the soup-a-thon. Other ideas are in the initial planning stages. New officers for the year are: Joanne Schemery, president; Betty Mello, first vice president; Gerry Hess, second vice president; Carole Wagner, treasurer; Barbara Waugh, recording secretary; Lorraine Ricca, corresponding secretary; Treva Matthews, immediate past president. The Board of Directors are: Cathy Monsee, ways and means; Joan Lindell, publicity; Ginny Scott, newsletter; Joan Cothern, social and tour director; Rosemary Kunz, house; and Treva Matthews, building. New members will be imitated at the Sept. 12 meeting. New members must submit applications to Gerry Hess as soon as possible due to limited space. For information, call Joanne Schemery at 465-7161. Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 13 Call Darlene 352-489-2731 000FQPW AIR CONDITIONING 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. 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Womens Club preps for start of new year Joanne Schemery fundraiser was the next step. Michael Douglas is the founder of the Harlem Legends and the Michael Douglas Youth Foundation (MDYF). I played with the world famous Globetrotters from 1986 through 1993, Douglas said by telephone. In 1991, I founded the Michael Douglas Youth Foundation (MDYF) to help individuals and communities to realize their potential. This is a form of entertainment to help organizations help themselves and teach youth how to succeed in the game of life. About a week before the game, the Harlem Legends will do motivational speaking at the different schools in Marion and Citrus counties. We are trying to get in touch with the schools and principals, but we dont have a schedule yet, Douglas said. We have an FCAT pep rally that is great. The Harlem Legends are a group of former players of the Harlem Globetrotters and a combination of NBA and NFL athletes. The men will play a friendly game against the CIA volunteers, which will include the local police, firefighters, community leaders and teachers from the Dunnellon and Ocala area. The halftime entertainment will be provided by No Slack, a Motown Group from St. Petersburg. They have played at the former Blue Moon restaurant, which was located in the Historic District of Dunnellon. The Legends will also have a concession table with large and small basketballs, T-shirts and caps for sale and the proceeds will go to the MDYF. Good food like hamburgers, nachos and drinks will also be available during the intermission at reasonable prices, according to Davis. Advance tickets are $10. Tickets at the door will be $13. VIP tickets are $25 and will include a seat in the first two rows, close to the door parking and a program. There will be a basketball clinic at 3 p.m. for a $25 fee. Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket, but is unable to attend the game, can donate their tickets to the Boys & Girls Club of Dunnellon. For more information or to buy tickets, call 489-6332. Augie Salzer is a correspondent for the Riverland News. Email her at Augie@Thingsin Town.com. SHOT continued from page 1 Photos special to the Riverland NewsMichael Douglas hams it up with a member of the audience during a recent event. UW seeks KidCare community partners United Way of Marion County has joined a statewide effort to help more uninsured children receive health care benefits at a price their families can afford through Florida KidCare, and is currently seeking companies and agencies in Marion, Hernando and Citrus counties that are willing to help by becoming a KidCare community partner. Many families who are eligible for coverage dont even know it. United Way has found that community partners can help give greater access to families with uninsured children. By helping families secure health care for their children, companies will receive monetary rewards for their efforts. The incentives for each KidCare community partner is $10 for each new approved application and $5 for each renewal application plus a bonus paid for reaching a minimal monthly goal. United Ways goal is to enroll as many eligible children as possible. If you would like to become a KidCare community partner or have questions, call Faith Beard at 352-732-9696 or email fbeard@uwmc.org. Special to the Riverland News NEWS NOTES


A14 Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 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. 423-0822 RIV 08/28/13 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, a United Way supported organization, will be facilitating the Administrative Committees monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 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, FL. 34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 263 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. August 22, 2013 421-0822 RIV 9/9, 9/10 Sale Dates NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s)at 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. 09/09/13 SALE DATE 1996 FORD VIN # 1FTCR10A1TUD57010 09/10/13 SALE DATE 1994 ACURAVIN # JH4KA7666RC009841 August 22, 2013 425-0822 RIV 9/9, 9/17 sale dates PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Sale: D & D TOWING OF OCALA gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) at 9:00 a.m. at 4125 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala, FL34479-2427, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. D & D TOWING OF OCALA reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. Sale Date: 09/09/13 1999 DODGE VIN # 1B4HR28Y5XF681114 Sale Date: 09/17/13 2013 TOYOTAVIN # 4424-0822 RIV 09/04, 09/06 sale dates PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles at 9:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL 34475-5007, 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. 09/04/13 SALE DA TE 2002 BUICK VIN # 1G4HP54K624122490 1991 CHEVROLET VIN # 1GCDC1486MZ209002 09/06/13 SALE DA TE 2000 VOLVO VIN # 2T1BU4EE6DC983044 August 22, 2013 YV1LS61J3Y2646581 August 22, 2013 402-0822 RIV Greenfield, Cecil P. File No. 2011-43142 Citation Public Notice At a Surrogates Court of the State of New York, held in and For the County of Steuben, at Bath, New York, on the 15TH day of July, 2013 Present: Hon. Marianne Furfure Surrogate STATE OF NEWYORK: COUNTY OF STEUBEN SURROGATES COURT In the Matter of the Estate of CECIL P. GREENFIELD Deceased File No. 2011-43142 ORDER FOR SER VICE BY PUBLICA TION Upon reading and filing the Affidavit for Service by Publication of PETER 419-0822 RIVvs. Viera, Doris Case No. 42-2011-CA-003963 Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 42-2011-CA-003963 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO JP MORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2004KS7 PLAINTIFF, VS. DORIS M. VIERA AKA DORIS VIERA, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S), NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 1, 2013 and entered in Case No. 42-2011-CA-003963 in the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial Circuit in and for Marion County, Florida whereinThe Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. as successor to JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. as Trustee for RASC 2004KS7 was the Plaintiff and DORIS M. VIERA AKA DORIS VIERA, ET AL., the Defendant(s). The Clerk I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, by electronic sale beginning at 11:00 a.m. at www.marion.realforeclose.com on the 3rd day of September, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: The East of Lot 8, Block C, of Lake Tropicana Ranchettes Second Addition according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book G, Pages 102 and 102A, of Public Records of Marion County, Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. This 19th day of July, 2013. /s/Joseph K. McGhee, Florida Bar #0626287 Bus. Email: JMcGhee@penderlaw.com Pendergast & Morgan, P.A., 115 Perimeter Center Place South Terraces Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30346 Telephone: 678-775-0700 Primary Service: flfc@penderlaw.com Attorney for Plaintiff FAX: 678-805-8468 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Tameka Gordon, the ADA Coordinator at the Office of the Trial Court Administrator, Marion County Judicial Center, 110 NW First Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, Telephone (352) 401-6710, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 August 15 & 22, 2013 J. DEGNAN, ESQ., Attorney for Petitioner, sworn to the 24th day of June, 2013 and a Citation having been duly issued in the above-entitled matter, and proof having been produced to my satisfaction that the place or places of residence of all unknown/known next of kin and distributees of Cecil P. Greenfield, deceased, if any there be, who and whose existence are unknown and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained and if any such heir at law or next of kin, or distributee has died subsequent to the death of Cecil P. Greenfield, deceased, the unknown husbands, wives, widows, heirs at law, next of kin, distributees, legatees, and assignees, grantees, or persons, if any there be and whose names and places of residence and post office addresses are unknown and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertafued; and all other persons in any manner interested, directly or indirectly, in the estate of which Cecil P. Greenfield died seized and possessed, who and whose name and places of residence are unknown and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained; Cecil P. Greenfield having been at the time of his death a resident of Greenwood, New York, and that personal service or service by certified mail of the Citation cannot with due diligence be made upon them within or without the State of New York; and it appearing that the aggregate valueof the interest in the estate of all persons to be served by publication amounts to $-0-, it is ORDERED that the service of the Citation herein upon Milan Ordiway or his heirs or distributees if deceased be made by publication pursuant to CPLR 316, by publishing the Citation in one newspaper, the Riverland News, being a newspaper printed and published in Marion County, in the State of Florida, once in each of four successive weeks, which is the time I deem reasonable; and in the exercise of the discretion of the Court pursuant to SCPA Section 307(3)(a), and it is further ORDERED, that the publication of the Citation alone without the notice or the description of any real property affected by this proceeding (provided for by CPLR 316(a) (except to the extent the same shall be included in such Citation) shall constitute full compliance with this Order. STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF STEUBEN SURROGATES COURT File No. 2011-43142 CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, By the Grace of God Free and Independent TO: MILAN JAKE ORDIWAY, such person being the distribute of CECIL P. GREENFIELD deceased, whose estate is involved in these proceedings, and if such person is dead, his executors, administrators, distributees, legatees, and devisees, and all persons who by purchase by inheritance or otherwise have or claim to have an interest in these proceedings derived through the said MILAN JAKE ORDIWAY or his executors, administrators, distributees, legatees, devisees, and other persons, if any there be, and whose names and addresses are unknown and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained by the Petioioner herein, being the persons interested as otherwise in the Estate of Cecil P. Greenfield; deceased, who at the time of his death was a resident of Steuben County, New York. A Petition having been duly filed by JAMES D. GREENFIELD who is domiciled at 29 Baker Street, Andover, New York, 14806, (previously 36 Pine Street, Wellsvile, New York). YOU ARE HEREBY CITED TO SHOW CAUSE before the Surrogates Court, Steuben County, at Bath, New York, on the 3rd day of September, 2013, at Nine OClock in the forenoon why a decree should not be made in the Estate of Cecil P. Greenfield, lately domiciled at 3941 County Route 28, Greenwood, New York, 14839, admitting to probate a Will dated March IS, 2004, a copy of which is attached, as the Will of deceased, relating to real and personal property, and directing .that Letters Testamentary issue to James D. Greenfield. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF we have caused the seal of our Surrogates Court to be hereunto affixed. Witness: Hon. Marianne Furfure, Surrogate of th County of Steu b, S ate of New York, this 15th day of July, 2013. /S/Katherine Patterson-Lyle, Chief of tSteuben County Surrogates Court To: Peter-J.Degnan, Esq., 35 Glen Street, Suite A, Alfred, New York 14802, 607-587-8188 LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT I, CECIL PAUL GREENFIELD, residing in the Town of Andover, County of Steuben and State of New York, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my Last. Will and Testament. FIRST: I hereby revoke all wills and codicils by me at any time heretofore made. SECOND: I authorize my executor or substitute executor to pay all expenses related to the administration of my estate without prior approval of the Surrogates Court, including, but not limited to, legal debts, funeral expenses, court fees, appraisal fees, taxes, commissions, legal fees and similar expenses. THIRD: All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, including any property over which Imay have any power of testamentary disposition, I devise and bequeath to my nephew, BRIAN GREENFIELD, of Scio, New York. FOURTH: If any person who may be interested in my estate dies at the same time as I do or under such circumstances that it would be impossible or difficult to determine which of us died first, then it shall be presumed that such person predeceased me. FIFTH: I direct that all estate, transfer or death taxes imposed upon my estate with regard to property passing WJder this wm, shall be paid by my executor or substitute executor, out of my resid e te without apportionment to any specific bequests. SlXTH: I appoint my brother, JAMES D. GREENFIELD, of Andover, New York, executor of my Will, and in the event that my brother shall predecease me or shall fail to qualify, die, resign or cease to act for any reason as executor, I appoint my nephew, BRIAN GREENFIELD, as substitute executor in place of my said brother. I direct that my said executor or substitute executor shall serve without bond including the bond specified in Surrogates Court Procedure Act Section 2310(5). SEVENTH: I authorize my executor in his discretion, and likewise my substitute executor, with respect to all property, real and personal, at the time forming part of my estate, in addition to powers conferred by law, to sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of realty and personalty, publicly or privately, wholly or partly on credit or for any consideration, and to grant options for the purchase, exchange or other disposition of any of said property IN WITNESS WHEREOF I sign, publish and declare this as my Last Will and Testament, in the presence of the persons witnessing it at my request this 15th day of March, 2004. /S/ ANDREW CORNELL residing at WELLCAILLE, NEW YORK /S/ SANDRA L. VANCIAE residing at ANDOVER, NEWYORK Published August 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2013 415-0822 RIVEstate of Daly, Patricia 2013-CP-1236 Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2013 CP 123 6 Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF PATRICIA DALY a/k/a PATRICIA F. DALY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PATRICIA DALY a/k/a PATRICIA F. DALY deceased, whose date of death was May 25, 2013, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 15, 2013 Personal Representative: Laura Korn 28 Beacon Street, Shirley, New York, 11967 Attorney for Personal Representative: Lorenzo Ramunno, Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax: (352) 854-9267 www.ramunnolawfirm.com E-Mail: ramunnolaw@gmail.com Secondary E-Mail: ramunnolaw34476@gmail.com August 15 & 22, 2013 416-0822 RIV Estate of: Stahl, Deborah 2013 CP1190 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2013 CP1190 IN RE: ESTATE OF DEBORAH A. STAHL, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of DEBORAH A. STAHL deceased, whose date of death was April 16, 2013, File Number 2013 CP1190 is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, upon whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY(30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 8, 2013. Personal Representative:/s/ SHARON SPICER Estate of DEBORAH A. STAHL 9839 SW 44th Avenue, Ocala, FL34476 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ ROBERT J. REYNOLDS, Florida Bar No. 0021415 E-Mail Address: brett andreynoldsp a@gmail.com 8810 SW Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, FL34481 August 15 & 22, 2013 422-0829 RIVEstate of: Maier, Sieglinde 2013-CP-1256 Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2013-CP-1256 Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF SIEGLINDE IDA MAIER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SIEGLINDE IDA MAIER, deceased, whose date of death was March 17, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 22, 2013 Personal Representative:/s/Lorenzo Ramunno, Agent RAMUNNO LAW FIRM, P.A. P.O. Box 771313, Ocala, FL 34477 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/Lorenzo Ramunno, Florida Bar No. 765813, RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax: (352) 854-9267 E-Mail: ramunnolaw@gmail.com Secondary E-Mail: ramunnolaw34476@gmail.com www.ramunnolawfirm.com August 22 & 29, 2013 426-0912 RIV Estate of Mazzochi, Lorraine 42-2013-CP-001314-A Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE -MARION COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION ESTATE OF LORRAINE GLADYS MAZZOCHI Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LORRAINE GLADYS MAZZOCHI, deceased, whose date of death was May 19, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The name and address of the personal representative is 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 August 22, 2013. Personal Representative: Pam S. Barnard, 3461N.W. 16th Ct., Ocala, FL 34475 August 22, 29 and September 5 & 12, 2013 Somebody else wants it!Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need. TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403Got something special you no longer use? Todays New Ads Citrus Springs2/1.5 on 2.5 acres, clean, bright, quiet, $650 (352) 603-0024 Comfort Works, Inc. Air Conditioning and Heating Service Res//Com352 400-8361 Mention this ad and get a service call for $19. Exp 9/30/13 Lic# CAC1817447 DUNNELLONFri, Sat, 8/23 & 24th 9am to 2pm MOVING SALE everything must go! 11890 SW 229th Ave River Retreat Female Caregiverneeded, 30+ hours per week, must be able to transfer Dunnellon area call Chuck @352-208-6611 LPNThe Centers is seeking LPN, Medical Assistant for our Lecanto Campus to work in outpatient medication management clinic assisting Psych ARNP with adult mentally ill population. A min of 2 yrs psych nursing exp preferred. Full benefits pkg DFWP/EOE/We E-Verify Fax or e-mail resume to HR, the Centers, Inc., (352) 291-5580, jobs@thecenters.us For more info visit www.thecenters.us NOW HIRING Licensed Optician FulltimeDunnellon Walmart Vision Center Call 352-465-9369 Speak w/ manager Psych ARNPThe Centers is seeking Florida Licensed Psychiatric Certified ARNP for our Lecanto Campus to work in outpatient clinic with mentally ill population. A min of 2 yrs related exp reqd. Submit Salary. Full benefits pkg DFWP/EOE/We E-Verify NHSC approved site. For more info visit http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/ Fax or e-mail resume to HR, the Centers, Inc., (352) 291-5580, jobs@thecenters.us For more info visit www.thecenters.us DRIVERSDriverTrainees Needed NOW! Become a driver for Werner Enterprises. Earn $800 per week! Local CDL Training (877)214-3624 Elite Roofing is looking for Exp. RoofersTop Pay Top Performance Must have driv. lic. truck and tools pls call 352-794-1013 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers.Must have insured and reliable vehicleApply in Person 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am -5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle Now hiring: Class A-CDL Drivers$2500 Sign -On Bonus, Great Pay, Full Benefits, and Achievable Bonuses! Call us now at 1-888-378-9691 or apply at www.heyl.net EXP. CLEANERdependable, own transportation, to Williston, Inglis & Archer. Eves 352-216-6737 or submit resume to gqjanitorial@ yahoo.com. AIRLINE CAREERSbegin here -Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED!Become a Medical Office Assistant! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training at SC gets you job ready! HS Diploma/GED PC/Internet needed! 1-888-374-7294 Public Auction Online & Onsite September 17 @ 10am Preview: 09/16 10-4pm 7575 NW 70 Street, Miami, Fl 33166 Cigarette & Tobacco Manufacturing / Packaging Equipment, Forklifts, Unprinted Paper & Foil, Tools, Racking, Servers, Electronics & Accessories. 15% -18%BP Bankruptcy Vehicles: 2007 Nissan Altima 2.5 S & 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 10% -13% BP(Case #13-12543 / Case #13-18780) Visit www.moecker auctions.com for Details, Photos and Catalog Moecker Auctions (800) 840-BIDS $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to confirm. AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 DUNNELLONFri, Sat, 8/23 & 24th 9am to 2pm MOVING SALE everything must go! 11890 SW 229th Ave River Retreat Jazzy Electric Wheelchair exc. cond. new batteries $550. (352) 746-4604 pls leave message BRING YOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FLMove in Special!1 month free/w one year lease. 55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$350 inc H20. 2 bedroom, 1 bath @$450 inc H20 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! Citrus Springs2/1.5 on 2.5 acres, clean, bright, quiet, $650 (352) 603-0024 INVERNESS Move in Special!1 month free w/one year lease. 55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details Mobile Homes with land. Ready to move in. Owner Financing with approved credit. 3Br 2Ba. No renters. 850-308-6473 LandHomes Express.com CITRUS SPRINGSNewer 3/2/2, tile floors, nice area, across from rails to trails $845. mo. 1st & Last No pets (352) 598-0235 DUNNELLONRainbow Lake Estates 3/2/2, 2400 SF Newly remodeled $850 + dep. 850-527-5085 (Broker) 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. HOMOSASSA5+ DEN, BEDROOMS. 3 BATH. THIS HUGE AND BEAUTIFUL TWO STORYHOME WITH 3 CAR GARAGE IS OVER 3500 SQ. FT. HOME BACKS UPTO A NATURE PRESERVE HOME IS AFORECLOSURE SHORTSALE AND THE BANK IS WORKING WITH THE SELLERS. THIS HOME WAS BUILTIN 2005 dennis_neff @yahoo.com COACHMAN2000, Catalina, 30 ft, 5th wheel, excelllent condition $11,000.FORD2008, Super Duty Truck 5th wheel hitch, 47k mi., gas engine excellent condition $14,900. (352) 408-7520 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY all autos with or without titles, any condition.We pay up to $20,000 & offer Free Towing. 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Lake Tropicana to host Spaghetti DinnerThe Lake Tropicana Civic Association will hosts its annual Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Lake Tropicana Clubhouse, 3380 SW 181st Court, Dunnellon. The public is welcome Advanced tickets are required, Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children, 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased from LTCA members directly, or from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at the clubhouse. For information, call 489-3923 or 465-5039, or email hall3118@bellsouth.net.Post No. 58 plans Sept. 11 memorialThe 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be Wednesday, Sept. 11, and the American Legion Post No. 58 will host a Celebration of Life and Appreciation event at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41. The event is open to the general public and for the entire community surrounding Dunnellon, members of the American Legion, local city, county and state law enforcement, local city and county fire departments, and local city, county and state government officials. After a memorial ceremony, the Post will serve refreshments. For information, call 489-4453. Little League to host Fall Ball sign-upsDunnellon Little league will have signups for Fall Ball from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 31, at the Dunnellon Little League complex. Registration fees are $50 for the first child, with an $85 cap for a family with two or more children. Sponsors are also needed for the fall season. For information, call 352-219-5310 or 352-219-4651.Golf course hosting Twlight League gamesRainbows End Golf Courses Tuesday Twilight League has begun. The points game starts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, running through October. Entry fee is $20. For information or to signup, call 489-4566 to reserve a spot. The event is limited to the first 40 players.Group to host charity golf tournamentHuman Trafficking Prevention.Org will host its second annual charity golf tournament Oct. 11 at the Ocala Golf Club, 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Human Trafficking Prevention.Org, a nonprofit organization, is a rescue and recovery group that proactively works worldwide. For information, visit Breaking Outs website at www. breakingoutcorp.org or call 866-224-2888. Riverland News, Thursday, August 22, 2013 15 5185 A W. Dunnellon Rd. Dunnellon (352) 489-8040 000FLY2 TERMITE & PEST CONTROL STAR Cant Afford Lawn Spray? THINK AGAIN! 1/3 Acre $ 60 00 Lawn & Bushes for Chinch Bugs, Ants, Brown Spots, Webworm, Fungus, Weed Control & Black Grasshoppers. No Contracts Required. Name __________________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________ City _______________________________________________ State _______________ Zip __________ Phone ____________________ Email __________________________ Payment Enclosed Bill Me Sign up online Promo Code: SCHOOL Clip, complete and mail to: Expires 8/31/13. In-County Only 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 Call 352-489-2731 www.riverlandnews.com 000FCUA Get ready for the next school year with the BEST of local news, events, coupons and more! For The Year $ 22 Seven Days A Week Rain or ShineCall to see how you can receive2 Weeks Free352-563-5655769453 The #1 Provider of News and Advertising Information in Citrus County 000FSOZ Brew Crew Team LLC H OME M AINTENANCE Brew Crew Team LLC H OME M AINTENANCE FREE ESTIMATES Licensed & Insured Mike Brewer Kenny Brewer brewcrew38@hotmail.com 11150 N. Williams St. #8 Dunnellon FREE ESTIMATES Licensed & Insured Mike Brewer Kenny Brewer brewcrew38@hotmail.com 11150 N. Williams St. #8 Dunnellon Painting (interior/exterior) Drywall Repair Gutters & Downspouts Window Cleaning Install Shower Grab Rails Ceiling Fans Smoke Detector Replace & Battery Replace TV Wall Mount Brackets Yard Cleanup & Disposal 352-210-5865 352-210-5865 Students eligible for free test prepThe FHSAA has been accepted into the National SAT/ACT donation project through its association with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and eKnowledge. Because of the association, students and families in Florida can now receive free $250 SAT or ACT prep programs. Parents of high school students in the state may request their copy of the SAT or ACT PowerPrep Program at www.eknowledge.com /FHSAA1 or call 951-256-4076.Young Marines seek new membersThe Dunnellon Young Marines is seeking new recruits. Interested youth ages 8 through high school age are eligible. The Dunnellon Young Marines will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, or Tuesday, Sept. 3, American Legion on U.S. 41 in Dunnellon. The fee to register for the first year is $45. For information, call Capt. Rocky Chin at 352-873-9396.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 information, contact Tracy Zellers at 465-6745.Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will continue to collect Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one of the local schools here in Dunnellon. Box tops and labels can be dropped of at the office of the church or put in the container in the church narthax.For information, call 489-5954.Harmony Preschool registrations openHarmony Preschool continues to welcome students for their Infant Class (6 months to 23 months) and 2to 4year-old class. Harmony can now accept VPK Transfers. Harmony also accepts students enrolled in the School Readiness (Vouchers) Program. Harmony Preschool is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. To register your child(ren), stop by the preschool at 21501 W. State Road 40, the preschool is housed in the Education Building of the First United Methodist Church, or call 489-9552.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 information, visit www.manatee div.org or call Todd Dunn, commanding officer, at 352-212-5473 or tdunn@manatee div.org. EDUCATION NOTES Are you ready for some high school football? JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDunnellon assistant coach Elijah Branton, left, shows his excitement during a blocking drill involving John Garret, middle, and Rudy Sinflorant during a recent practice. The Dunnellon High School football team opened practice Aug. 5. The Tigers will play at 7:30 p.m. today at Ned Love Field against South Sumter in their annual preseason classic. Dunnellon opens the regular season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at West Port High School. For more about todays preseason contest and an overall season outlook, see the Thursday, Aug. 29, edition of the Riverland News. SPORTS BRIEFS COMMUNITY BRIEFS Sheriffs office to host Citizens Academy The Marion County Sheriffs Citizens Academy and Partnership (CAP) program, which will offer a free 12-week educational course about the operations of the sheriffs office, is accepting applications for the fall course. The Marion County Sheriffs Office will host a class from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Aug. 27, at the MCSO Central Operations, 3300 NW 10th Street, Ocala in the multipurpose conference room. To register, contact Carolyn Fender at 352-368-3551 or C Fender@marionso.com On Top of the World will host a class from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, beginning Aug. 29, at its Master the Possibilities learning center. Registration for the OTOW class is open to the public, but must be done through Master the Possibilities by calling 352-854-3699 or online at MasterThePossibilities. com. All students must complete the application form found on marionso.com. After graduation, students will be offered an exclusive chance to obtain their concealed weapons license through a firearms safety course instructed by Sheriff Chris Blair.


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