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Place of Publication: Ocala, Florida
Publication Date: 01-20-2012
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BRIEFS Circle Square Health, Wellness Expo SaturdayThe 10th annual Health & Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Circle Square Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and see what Ocala has to offer in the field of health care and learn the latest in medical advances. This is a free event. This years Expo is sponsored by On Top of the World Communities and Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and will feature various services offered by the hospital, including information on heart health, diabetes, stroke, nutrition and more. Representatives from area healthcare related agencies will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions regarding your health. INDEX Bookmark...........................15 Cherrywood......................23 Classifieds`.........................30 Judis Journal.....................13 Marion Landing................16 Oak Run...............................17 OTOW...................................28 Out to Pastor.....................12 Pun Alley.............................14 Puzzles.................................22CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 34 www.smcitizen.com 32 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com WMBA meets TuesdayThe West Marion Business Association will hold its regular membership meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Southwest District Sheriffs Office on State Road 200. The meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Motorcyclist diesA 20-year-old Ocala motorcyclist died Sunday, Jan. 15, when his bike went off the road, hit a phone box and he was thrown off. Exactly six months to the day of another fatality at the same location, Matthew John Reynolds was driving north on Southwest 60th Avenue near 52nd Street when he went off the right side of the road, according to the Highway Patrol. When the 2008 Yamaha hit the phone box, the driver was thrown off. He was pronounced dead at the scene. On July 15, 2011, Jose Vasquez died when his southbound Mercedes failed to negotiate the curve at 52nd Street, crossed over to the other side and hit a telephone pole. PLEASESEEEXPO PAGE3 Marion County Commissioner Charlie Stone has filed his papers and publicly announced his candidacy for State Representative in District 22. Stone is the Chairman of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and represents District 5. He was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. As a commissioner, he says he has advocated tirelessly for lower taxes, less regulation, and fiscal restraint. In a news release, Stone says he has also been a leader on economic development issues, working with the chambers of commerce and the economic development commission to bring more and better-paying jobs to Marion County. Stone is a proven conservative and a leader that the people of our community can trust, said fellow County Commissioner Stan McClain. Charlie Stone has been a friend to our small businesses, to our seniors and veterans, and to me personally. I am looking forward to working with him as a State Representative with the same enthusiasm that I worked with him while we have served together on the County Commission. Stone is also a member of the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce and has been a longtime resident and business leader of Marion County. Under the most probable scenarios, the re-districting process will cause a vacancy in the District 22 seat, creating an opportunity for Commissioner Stone to serve in Tallahassee. As a county commissioner, I have fought to keep government lean and taxes low, and we have set the table for a Marion County economic recovery that is ahead of the rest of the state, said Commissioner Stone. As a state representative, I want to take those same principles of fiscal restraint to Tallahassee and work to bring jobs and prosperity back not just to my home area but also the entire state. Floridas best days are just around the corner. Stone Stone to run for state office Banking on a new pet Saturday, Jan. 14, was a happy day for the animals adopted from the Humane Society of Marion County. The Wells Fargo office at the Canopy Oak plaza was kind enough to have the Humane Society bring animals into the lobby for hopeful adoptions. Several dogs were brought in for the public to view and adopt as they did their banking. Fliers were put up around the office in advance telling customers about the upcoming adoption event. The Humane Society is located at 701 N.W. 14th Road in Ocala. Their phone number is 352-873-7387 (PETS) for anyone wishing to contact them about adopting pets. Coach Pete Amaya, Store manager and teller Ricardo Zelaya are shown with a 11 week old American Bulldog named Eclipeo. Daren Maples is bringing a 5 month old Border Collie/Pyrenees mix in from a potty break. This dog will grow up to be a big, loveable pet. Colleen Daly from the Humane Society is holding Jaws, a 17 year old Chihuahua. Story and photos by Mike Roppel Paddock Mall of Ocala will once again host the Ocala Marathon, which also includes a half marathon, a 5K run and a kids marathon, on Jan. 21 and 22. The 5K race, half marathon and marathon will start and end at Paddock Mall. The 5K on Saturday will begin at 7:30 a.m., the Five Points of Life Kids Marathon Ocala begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, the full marathon on Sunday will start at 7 a.m. and the half marathon will start at 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Athletes travel from around the world to test themselves and each other at the 26.2 mile Ocala Marathon, known as one of the nations most scenic races and a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. A runners expo showcasing vendors that cater to runners at all levels of expertise will be held in Paddock Mall Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. Paddock Mall is pleased to welcome the Ocala Marathon back to the mall, said Rosemarie Cefalo, director of mall marketing and new business development, Paddock Mall. As a landmark in Ocala, Paddock Mall is the ideal site to host this prestigious race. Weekend marathons start at mall Superintendent Jim Yancey has cancelled his series of town hall meetings starting later this month about a four-day school week next school year. The reason? A School Board majority wants to reconsider a traditional five-day calendar, making the four-day week a moot point and eliminating the need for the town hall meetings. A traditional five-day school calendar will be discussed at the boards Feb. 14 meeting with a final vote on any revised calendar taking place Feb. 28. Floridas Department of Education also will not fund transportaFour-day week meetings dropped PLEASESEEMEETINGS PAGE3 Certified Service 000ACEY SULLIVAN SULLIVAN FREE CAR WASH W/ANY SERVICE FREE TIRE ROTATION W/ANY OIL CHANGE FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIANS 4000 SW College Rd. OCALA 352-620-0008 SULLIVAN BUICK-GMC SULLIVAN CADILLAC 4040 SW College Rd. OCALA 352-732-4700 START THE YEAR OFF RIGHT TAKING CARE OF YOUR CAR IS AS IMPORTANT AS BUYING A NEW ONE. Local competitors ad/written estimate or Internet quote, including freight charges, for identical tire(s) required during guarantee period for price match. Must present ad at time of write up. Offer valid at participating dealers through 2/29/12 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 2/29/12 $ 70 00 Up To OFF One Service Or Repair $ 50$ 99 . . . . . . . . . $ 10 Off $ 100$ 199 . . . . . . $ 15 Off $ 200$ 299 . . . . . . $ 30 Off $ 300$ 399 . . . . . . $ 40 Off $ 400$ 499 . . . . . . $ 70 Off SULLIVAN BUICK-GMC SULLIVAN CADILLAC $ 169 95 Transmission Flush Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expire2/29/12 Fuel Injector Service Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 2/29/12 $ 109 95 REG. $ 139 95 FUEL SAVING! Oil Change & Filter $ 19 95 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 2/20/12 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon t time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 2/29/12 Synthetic Oil Change $ 59 95 Our Gift To You Free Tire Rotation With Oil Change Front Wiper Blades GOOD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 13.98 PAIR BETTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 28.77 PAIR BEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 48.88 PAIR FREE INSTALLATION! Must present coupon at time of write up. See advisor for details. Offer Expires 2/29/12 HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR WIPERS LATELY? 10% OFF CABIN FILTERS

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Marions Most Wanted David Barlow 22, felony bench warrant failure to appear arraignment count 2 possession of cannabis; count 3 possession of drug paraphernalia. Lareko Brewer 30, felony bench warrant for failure to appear status conference count 1 drive while license revoked as habitual offender. Charles Kaegi 28, felony warrant count 1 grand theft $300 or more but less than $20,000. Jimarr Mason 19, felony bench warrant for failure to appear pre-trial conference count 1 possession of cocaine; count 2 possession of MDMA ecstasy; count 3 possession of cannabis less than 20 grams; count 4 possession of drug paraphernalia; count 5 resist or obstruct officer without violence. Kimberley Nichols 45, felony violation of probation grand theft, $300 or more but less than $5,000. Freedom Oakley 34, felony bench warrant for failure to appear violation of probation hearing count 1 felony worthless check; count 2 through count 9 obtain property with worthless check. Around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Deputy Roy Johnson and Sgt. Joe VanWeelden were sitting at a construction site near the railroad crossing at County Road 326 and Northeast 36th Avenue. The deputies observed a gray Nissan vehicle back down a dirt road off Northeast 36th Avenue and down a four-foot-high dirt embankment. The vehicle became lodged on the railroad tracks. The deputies heard a northbound train approaching and ran to assist the driver, Simon Kubitza, 34, and the passenger, Paula Poissant, 39. The driver and passenger had to be asked several times to get out of the car and off the railroad tracks. Once they were clear from harm, Sgt. Vanweelden got in the drivers seat in an attempt to dislodge the vehicle from the tracks. Deputy Johnson was able to lift and push the vehicle free just as the train passed the location. No one was injured. It appeared that Kubitza and Poissant were intoxicated and did not know where they were or that they had been in extreme danger. Another deputy arrived and performed a field sobriety test on Kubitza, who was ultimately taken to the Marion County Jail and charged with DUI. In another report from the Marion County Sheriffs Office, a counterfeit $20 bill didnt get some juveniles some food at McDonalds. On Jan. 11, a deputy went to the restaurant where a clerk reported a juvenile male with others in his car tried to pay for some food at the drive-in with a bill that failed the counterfeit test. The clerk said she told him it was counterfeit, and he paid for the food, then left, leaving the bill behind. Deputies save couple from oncoming train, but then cars driver is arrested for DUI C OP SHOP Firefighters honored On Saturday, Jan. 14, five members from Ocala Fire Rescue received awards for saving a life. The firefighters were recognized for their professionalism and quick response to a medical emergency in 2011. After arriving on scene, they performed CPR and administered advanced life saving procedures which resulted in the citizen being successfully resuscitated. The patient was later discharged from the hospital. Shown receiving the award are Fire Equipment Operator Gary Hamilton, Firefighter Alex Sada and Firefighter Michael Lipphardt. Also honored but not present for the photo were Capt. Marvin Davis and Firefighter Ken Thomas Sr. B UYING S CRAP G OLD A NY I TEM A NY C ONDITION 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K Old Wedding Bands, Class Rings, Broken Chain, Old Gold Watches, White Gold, Unmarked Gold, Industrial Gold, Dental Gold, Old Mountings B UYING P LATINUM Platinum Wire, Thermalcuple, Industrial, Jewelry, Crucibles B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY Silver Coins 1964 or Before... 10 S ILVER C OINS G OLD C OINS 6333 SW SR200 B ETWEEN Q UEEN OF P EACE C HURCH AND F LOWERS B AKERY 854-6622 A Trusted Place to Sell Your Gold & Silver HIGHEST PRICES PAID Buying All Rolex Watches Bring All Wristwatches For Our Offer B UYING R OLEX AND W RISTWATCHES 18K Presidential Submariner Two-Tone Daytona Old Rolexes Mens & Ladies Also Buying: Indian Pennies Buffalo Nickels Proof Sets Mint Sets Commemoratives Large Pennies Blue Books Collectibles 1/2 Pennies 2 Cent Pieces 3 Cent Pieces 20 Cent Pieces S TERLING S ILVER Tea Sets, Bowls, Jewelry, Antique Rounds, Ovals, Emerald, Pears, Marquise, Old Cut Diamonds, Antique Jewelry, Necklaces, Pins, Cocktail Rings, Earrings, Platinum, Emeralds, Sapphires, Rubies Wanted Engagement Rings We Buy All Resaleable Jewelry 000AC1D B UYING D IAMONDS 1/4 CT TO 20 CT D IAMONDS W ANTED 000AAQ8

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 0 0 0 A 7 N 7 Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid drivers license. Possess proof of liability insurance. Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. OWN YOUR OWN BUSINESS Email: mgaouette@chronicleonline.com or bring resume to: 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River There are immediate opportunities for independent contractors to manage and grow single copy newspaper routes in Citrus and Marion Counties Todays New Ads COMPLETE HOUSE FULL Furniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Lost Lost Ipod Touch, on 1/11 in Kangaroo Gas Station at C39 and 200,please call, my daughter is heartbroken, this was her Christmas, REWARD!! (352) 400-0766 Medical Licensed Risk Manager The Centers is seeking a Florida Licensed Risk Manager (HCRM) to maintain compliance with governing standards & regulations (ie: OSHA, AHCA, EPA, FL standards, & more). This position coordinates and oversees the safety program & trainings, participates in committees for environment of care & infection control, FMLA, workers comp, incident & investigative reporting, risk assessment, and emergency preparedness. On-call required. Please Submit Salary 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 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKS FREE TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Medical Residential SA T ech Pool The Centers is seeking Residential Substance Abuse Techs -Pool (as needed) for our Citrus County Adolescent Residential program in Lecanto, FL. Duties focus on reducing or minimizing the effects of substance abuse, a 12-Step recovery process, assisting the professional staff in the assurance of quality client care & transporting clients. Exp with troubled adolescents reqd. Must be available for shift work & weekends. Background screenings reqd. Pool is $9.25 -$9.75 hr plus 10% shift diff for 2nd/3rd shifts. 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 Sales Help Account Reps Competitive Pay & Bonus Structure Training Provided Advancement Opportunities $2,000 Commitment Bonus Career minded and clean business appearance a must! Call 352.436.4460 and ask for Janice Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEW CAREER? 2 W eek Courses! NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. EKG $475. ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 Appliances UpRIght Freezer 11.7 cu/ft $95. (352) 237-8533 Auctions 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventur e Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit, 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION W ater fr ont Home & Contents 6330 N. Shor ewood Drive, Her nando Prev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus trees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION 630 W W ild Pine Cir cle Beverly Hills Prev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside Village Villa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings, freshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Garage/ Yard Sales COMPLETE HOUSE FULL Furniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Clothing 3 pair Jeans Jr. Miss Brand New, tags $5.ea (352)873-0953 General A-1 BUYER! Old Costume Jewelry, Items of Value, Antiques, Fishing Mens Watches, Guns352-344-3809 For Sale, Good used western saddle $ 85.00, 352-873-6033 General LOOSE WEIGHT GAIN ENERGYScientifically Based nutritional Program for weight management, stress relief and energy increase Call (352) 291-1943 for a free Consultation visit http:\\PhilipConnie.gr ateshapetoday.com Wanted to Buy Ca$h for Old StuffJewelry, Military, Knives, Toys, Tools, Magazines, Coins & Iron SkilletsCall for Info (352) 237-2478 or (352) 682-6003 GUNS WANTEDCollector will Pay fair prices for your Unwanted Fire Arms(352) 873-7587 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyAr ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 Pets DOG Buddy is a 4 year old brindle bulldog mix. Hes well behaved, knows basic commands, very gentle, and lovable. Hes looking for a forever home. He has all shots and is neutered and micro-chipped. Call 352-270-8512 Sale or Rent CRYSTAL RIVER2/1 on land, remodeled rent $600. long or short Sell $54K OBO (352) 307-4564 Rent: Houses Unfurnished 55+ SPRUCE CREEK NORTH2 Bd/2Ba/2 car garage excel. cond. scrn. lanai Immed. occupancy $650 mo. Includes ammenities (352) 266-0516. Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. On Top Of The World FOR SALE BY HOMEOWNER 2/2/1 End Villa. Lots of extras. $70,500 Check list #ORL27190 BuyOwner.com352-861-5666 Inverness Homes FOR SALE OR LEASE2/2/1 enclosed porch, Central Heat and Air All Kitchen Appliances $95.K (352) 742-2770 Inverness Homes Have it all! Inverness Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills!), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $209,900. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! Inverness Homes Have it all! Inverness Over Flowing With Value!!! Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value miniumn $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $212,500. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com Homosassa Homes Riverhaven Village, Homosassa, FL GREAT LOCATION, GREAT HOUSE, GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD! 2147 sf, 3/2 + lr/dr comb, den, sunroom, inside laundry, all appliances. blt. by Rusaw in 1989, well maintained, upgrades, move in ready. Asking $160,000 all offers considered. Realtors 3% See visual tour: www.visualtour.com/sho w.asp?t=2656780&prt=10 003&sk=13 Frank or Helen Harris, 352-628-1434 email: hharris3 @tampabay.rr.com Dunnellon Somebody else wants it! Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need. TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403Got something special you no longer use? 10 ACRES w/2 Houses one block, one doublewide. $175K 352-854-5564 352-465-2159 Recreation Vehicles Infinity 99 M/Homeby 4 Winds, 35 Triton V-10 gas, 44K mis. front rear a/c, Onan Gen. back up camera, leveling jacks, TV, fully equipped incl tow bars & hitch + brks buddy, assisted for tow vech. all manuals for coach & appls. NON Smoker incls hoses, sewer & electric hook-ups, 7 new NEW Goodyear tires, See at Oak Bend Village Route 40 W. Dunnellon call for tour (352) 465-6335 Was $22,500 Now $19,750 Vehicles Wanted WE BUY ANY VEHICLE Perfect Cond or not .Titled,no title, no problem. Paying up to$25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Cars CAMRY2001, LE 67k miles Good Condition $11,000 Clear Title (352)854-2642 Trucks NISSAN Shortbed Pickup Truck blue, good cond. $2,000 (352) 861-6181 Care For the Elderly MOBILE HAIR CARE FULL SERVICE IN YOUR HOME LICENSED BEAUTICIAN/CNA WILL SERVICE THE HOME BOUND AND ELDERLY. CALL CATHY (352) 237-3347 Handyman Steves Handyman Service (352) 854-4927 Steve Zrowka 000A652 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN C LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! Additionally, The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa and On Top of the World certified fitness instructors will offer a variety of exercise demonstrations throughout the day. Participate in the ZUMBA Fitness Jam on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; a donation of $5 per person will go towards the March of Dimes. The Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.co m or call 352-854-3670. EXPO CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 tion costs as it has in the past based on a four-day schedule, reducing the original $4.2 million savings estimate by $1.8 million. At this point, no one knows for certain what the final budget outcome will be based on legislative action. The town hall meetings were scheduled at eight schools throughout Marion County to share budget history information, steps the School Board and district have taken over the last five years to cut over $51 million from the operating budget, and alternatives to the four-day week. Community members still have ample opportunity to present their budget-cutting ideas at twice-monthly School Board meetings and work sessions. The four-day week, originally approved 4-1 by the Marion County School Board last June, was to start this August. That plan could very well change based on future school board decisions. MEETINGS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 On Jan. 10, the Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest donated $1,000 to the CF Foundation to fund scholarships at the College of Central Florida Nursing School. Joan Stearns, the vice president for Institutional Advancement at the CF Foundation, announced that the Rotary Club has contributed a total of $9,000. The clubs Rotarians are proud of their impact on the local community as well as their contributions to international projects such as polio eradication. The funds for the nursing scholarships were raised during the semiannual Ribathon when the Rotary Club sold racks of delectable baby back ribs that had been dry rubbed with a top secret recipe and then cooked to perfection. The next Ribathon is scheduled for May 5, in front of the Bank of the Ozarks on State Road 200. The Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest meets on Tuesdays at 7:45 a.m. in Suite 240 of the West Marion Community Hospital Doctors Office Building. The club invites those people, who live or work locally, to enjoy a complimentary breakfast while experiencing a Rotary meeting and learning about this great service organization. Pictured from left to right are Rotary President Herb Silverman, Student Nursing Assn. President Victoria LaRocco, Student Nursing Assn. Vice President ErReal Peterson, and CF Foundation Vice President for Institutional Advancement Joan Stearns SW Rotary donates to CF nurses The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a change in regulations regarding payments for emergency care provided to eligible veterans in non-VA facilities. This provision helps ensure eligible veterans continue to get the emergency care they need when VA facilities are not available, said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. The new regulation extends VAs authority to pay for emergency care provided to eligible veterans at non-VA facilities until the veterans can be safely transferred to a VA medical facility. More than 100,000 veterans are estimated to be affected by the new rules, at a cost of about $44 million annually. VA operates 121 emergency departments across the country. VA lists changes to emergency payments Ocala Health System, an affiliate of HCA, announces the appointment of P Allen Golson to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 20. Golson brings more than 26 years of health care experience to his new role in Ocala, having served for the past seven years as Chief Executive Officer of HCAs Coliseum Health System in Macon, Georgia. His prior experience includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Palmyra Medical Center in Albany, Georgia for nearly 10 years. Golson is originally from Prattville, Alabama and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from Southeastern Institute of Technology in Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Fellow of the American College of HealthCare. We are fortunate to bring Allen to Ocala. His experience and civic involvement will be tremendous assets to Ocala Health System, said Michael Joyce, FACHE, President, HCA North Florida Division. This is an exciting time for Ocala Health, and Allen will be instrumental in leading the organization through an expansion and enhancement of programs and services. Ocala Health System encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 70-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and is directly affiliated with the Moffitt Cancer Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services including neurosurgery and cardiac rehab, and among its variety of services. Ocala Healths outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with three locations; a freestanding Wound Center with Hyperbaric Therapy; as well as a Senior Wellness Community Center. 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Friday, Jan. 20 Christ Church dinner and a movie Everyone is invited to join the Forever Young group and enjoy a potluck dinner and a movie Letters to Juliet. Bring a covered dish to share during the fellowship time. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off SR 200}, Ocala, 352-861-6162, www.ccomc.org. Saturday, Jan. 21 Mega book sale scheduled A mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue, including used books, CDs, videos and crafts, will be Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala.Scandinavian Club of Marion County The Scandinavian Club of Marion County invites people of Danish, Finish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish decent to join us at our next meeting on Jan. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the ballroom at the Ocala Hilton, 3600 S.W. 36th Ave., in Ocala. The menu will be apple stuffed pork loin with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salad and desert. The entertainment by Honeys School of Dance. The cost is $16 per person. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Payment must be received by Tuesday, Jan. 17. Checks to be made out to Don Clauson and mailed to Don Clauson, 5901 S.W. 86th Place Ocala, FL 34476. For further details call Don Clauson 352 861-1235 or Terry Rasmussen 352 347-8362. Sunday, Jan. 22 Jazz Society offers free music The Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, on the fourth Sunday this month, 2 to 5 p.m. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past years. Dancing is encouraged. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Breakfast at the Moose Breakfast is served every Sunday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Eggs any style, choice of meats, potatoes, coffee, juice, toast and much more at a great price! Come before or after church and find out why we are the best kept secret in Southwest Ocala. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of the State Road 200 main entrance of Oak Run. Phone is 352-854-2200. Monday, Jan. 23 Senate candidate to visit VillagesRon McNeil, Republican U.S. Senate candidate, will speak to the Tri-County Tea Party on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd., in The Villages. Singer Todd Herendeen will perform his hit single, My Name is America. McNeil is in the race running for the seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson. McNeil has written a detailed document outlining his American Restoration Plan titled, PainlessRebuilding of American Greatness. This Restoration Plan and his book, Have We Lost Our Minds? can be downloaded free on his campaign website at McNeil2012.com. He is a native Floridian and a resident of Destin. Tuesday, Jan. 24 Gospel music at Joy Lutheran Join us for an evening of praise and worship at Joy Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. with Arizonans Dave Anderson and Kelly Patten. The concerts these men present includes gospel music, old-time Sunday school songs, contemporary Christian music and stories of Gods grace and mercy including The Rescue Story which has been heard by millions of people around the world. A free-will offering will be asked at this event. Joy Lutheran Church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information, call 352-854-4509 ext. 221.Wednesday, Jan. 25 Public bingo at the Moose Every Wednesday, bingo begins at 12:45 p.m. with opportunities to win big! Try your luck, meet new friends while supporting the Moose and its charity endeavors. Everyone is welcome with a variety of lunch specials. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St. Phone is 352-854-2200.Friday, Jan. 27 High Twelve Club meetsThe Greater Ocala Masonic High Twelve Club 665 will hold a luncheon and meeting on Friday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Elks Club, 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. The guest speaker will be Dave Schlenker, columnist for the Ocala Star Banner. Following the meeting, we will have a buffet lunch. The cost is $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited. Reservations are required. Telephone Bob Brady at 352-854 9612 for reservations or further information. Saturday, Jan. 28 Moose Golf TournamentTeams are being organized for a golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28, to raise money for the Moose Lodge and its charitable endeavors. A shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. Prizes and awards for all participants followed by a chicken feast. This event is for members, friends and qualified signed up guests. For pricing and more information call Joe Edel at 352-2371485. Camellia show scheduled The Ocala Camellia Society will present its annual camellia show on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Pioneer Garden Club, 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., in Ocala. Admission to the camellia show is free, and there is plenty of free parking. The Annual Ocala Camellia Society Camellia Show features award-winning blooms from across the southeastern United States. On Jan. 28, you are invited to enter blooms from 7 to 10 a.m. Judging will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 or 1 p.m. The public is invited to view the show from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Camellia plants will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, or until supply runs out. For more information, please call 352-595-3365 or visit www.americancamellias.org and look for the Ocala Camellia Society web page. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986CONTACT INFORMATION(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-9277 8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 103, Ocala, FL 34481 Editor Jim Clark Circulation Barbara Jaggers Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile General Manager John Provost Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Deadline for classified ads :Deadline for display advertising : Tuesday 4 p.m. before publicationMonday 5 p.m. before publication READER SERVICES I want to get news in the Citizen. Call editor Jim Clark at 352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to editor@smcitizen.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos may be left at the Citizenoffice in Kingsland Plaza. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Member of the Community Papers of Florida Community calendar the In the Mood show at the Peabody Theater in Daytona Beach. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18. This outstanding show was recently added to Travel Toppers offerings after the groups brochure was printed. The music is from an era of great music, and readers are asked to tell their friends about this additional trip. OTOW Bowling League MembersMost of our bowlers finished 2011 with enthusiasm and performance, and members wish each and every bowler out there the best for 2012. The year 2011 saw a lot of accomplishments worthy of note. Marilyn Vayko finished December with a game 70 pins over her average and 151 pins over her threegame series. Carol Emrick was close behind with 68 and 128 respectively. A look back over the first 15 weeks of bowling revealed 27 bowlers bowling one or more games of 200 or higher; they are: Helen Bailey 208; Art Buecher 213; Barbara Buecher 213; Linda Foreman 205; Rick DAddio 216, 21;, George Difrancisco,213; Bob Geesler, 202; Pete Gorczok, 209 and 221; Dick Hautamen, 224; Norm Hebert, 233; Bill Hull, 200; 203, 214 and 258; Peter Ingwersen,201; Joe Jingco, 211; Linda McIntyre, 205; Georgie Maguire,223; Renato Molas, 202; Lacoste Rivers, 203, 209, 214, 221 and 225; Jerry Roney, 216 and 225; Lynn Shepherd, 203; Rod Shepherd, 213; Hedy Schamal,202; Bill Shampine, 230; Faye Shampine, 203; Judy Shuster, 225; Bill Specht, 202, 212 and 223; Bob Vitale, 227; and Peter Vanarsdale, 207. OTOW Bowling League members are looking forward to an even greater second half of bowling! OTOWCONTINUED FROM PAGE 28 Author Joan Jean McCarthy. Author Joan Jean McCarthy has published her autobiography. McCarthy was born in New York City on Nov. 30, 1952, and raised in the suburbs of Rockland County, Nanuet, New York, since she was 2 years old. She worked for Sylvan Lake Telephone Company as a customer service representative in Hopewell Junction, New York. She also worked at Hamilton Watch Corp. as a secretary in the Research Department in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her father, William Anthony McCarthy, worked as a manager at Westinghouse Corp. in New York. Her mother, Joan Mary McCarthy, worked for Grand Union, a grocery chain, as a manager for the Dairy Department. When her parents retired, she moved to Ocala with her parents in 1985. She now works in customer service at Bealls on State Road 200. 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BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.com Blood donations, a special presentation, entertainment, and more, make up this weeks OTOW Happenings. Big Red Bus Bloodmobile January is almost gone, and it is hoped that one of your New Years resolutions included making a donation of blood this year. Your first opportunity to keep this resolution (or make it now!) is on Monday, Feb. 6. The Big Red Bus will be in the Health and Recreation Building parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Each donor will receive a free movie ticket from Fandango and a free game of bowling from AMF lanes. The Florida Blood Centers is the sole supplier of blood to the hospitals in Marion County. Please donate! Master the PossibilitiesThere will be a presentation entitled, Marion County Sheriffs Department: An Overview of Services at Master the Possibilities Education Center on Monday, Jan. 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Cypress Hall. This is a free event open to the public. Registration is required, so please call 352-854-3699 to register. During the week of Jan. 23 to 27, Master the Possibilities will focus on health and wellness. There are two dozen classes that can help you be healthier in 2012. This is an annual themed week that is one of the most popular events of the year. To see all offerings, go towww.masterthepossibilities.com, where you can register 24/7, or pick up a copy of the catalog at the Center (8415 S.W. 80th St.) or at Freedom Library. Entertainment GroupFrom the stage to the screen and everything in between, the New Dawn Singers present a carefully chosen Branson-style themed show. Flashing lights, glittering costumes, glimmering sets, high energy dance, strong vocals, and attractive smiles all work together to create a fantastic show! Members of the New Dawn Singers take you back to the good ol days of Vaudeville and Ragtime, the Roaring 20s, 40s, the Big Band era, Swing, and the love songs of the 50s and 60s. Join the cast and sing along Disco favorites and the Broadway tunes of your favorite musicals. Not to be overlooked are the many different styles of dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, swing, Irish dance, and hip-hop. The Pennsylvania-based show has a very talented cast. You do not want to miss this show! Attend this event, and you will see why The New Dawn Singers will be making their third appearance. The event takes place on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the H&R Building. Tickets go on sale beginning Jan. 30 and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the H&R Building. Admission is $8 for general tickets and $10 for reserved tickets; four tickets per person is the maximum per purchase and are for residents in all OTOW Communities. Travel ToppersOn Monday, March 19, Travel Toppers is headed to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater to see the allnew musical review Years of Broadway. The show features five stars from the Great White Way and an all-star New York band. The show is in the Adults at Leisure series and includes a delicious box lunch. Reservations can be made beginning Jan. 23; contact Mary Lamp between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. if you plan on attending this event. Kathy Person still has some seats available for Friday, January 20, 2012~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, Jan. 28 Car show scheduled The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 145 Marion County will be holding its annual car show Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Market of Marion, 12888 S.E. U.S. Highway 441, Belleview. Admission is free. Car registration is $20. Vendor space available. For information, call 352-236-3069. Rally for Life scheduled Rally for Life will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. in front of Ocala City Hall, 151 S.E. Osceola Ave. Parking is available all around the building and in government parking lots. In the past this rally was held on the Square, but this year has been moved to City Hall. Keynote Speakers will be Sisters of Life from New York, on the The Dignity of the Human Person and Building a Culture of Life. Sunday, Jan. 29 Joy night at Christs Church Join other Ocala area churches for an evening of traditional and contemporary music and worship through congregational singing of praise songs, solos and ensembles. Coffee and cookies follows. Everyone is invited. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th Street, off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org.Tuesday, Jan. 31 Huge yard sale Temple Bnai Darom will have a huge yard sale on Jan. 31 starting at 8 a.m. The sale will be at 49 Banyan Course, Ocala. Thursday, Feb. 2 Concert at Ocala WestThe Collingsworth Family Singers will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 p. m. Enjoy an evening of family worship, piano, and praise. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. For more information, call 352-854-9550.WOW Singles to meet WOW Singles will meet at the following locations. There are no dues. Please call 352-861-9487 or 352-2375842 for more info. Feb. 2, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., El Azteca Mexican Restaurant, 4011 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Feb. 16, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., Horse and Hound, 6998 N. U.S. Highway 27. Friday, Feb. 3 Sheriffs Office sells ribs for United WayMarion County Sheriffs Office is holding its annual United Way Super Bowl Rib Sale on Friday, Feb. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $15 per slab and can be picked up at the Sheriffs complex at 692 N.W. 30th Ave. in Ocala. Delivery is also available. For tickets and more information call Judge Cochran at 352-368-3594 or Jennifer Lowe at 352-368-3598. Saturday, Feb. 4 An afternoon at Capones Join members from First Congregation United Church of Christ on Saturday, Feb. 4 for lunch and show at Capones of Kissimmee. Price includes bus transportation, buffet lunch, gratuities, and a Broadway style song, dance and comedy revue, set in 1930s Chicago. Cost is $60 per person, $45 for children under 12. For more information and tickets, 352-873-3377. Willie Nelson at Circle SquareMusic icon and winner of 25 Grammy, CMA and American Music Awards Willie Nelson comes to the Circle Square Cultural Center! Willies popular hits such as Mama Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, On The Road Again, Always On My Mind and many more classics are ageless songs that span generations. With his brilliant 6 decade career that speaks volumes of his musics relevance and performance power, the 75 year old Willie Nelson continues to sell out venues all over the world! Dont miss the legendary Willie Nelson live in concert on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, located at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information on the 2012 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Thursday, Feb. 9 Palm Cay GOP to meetOn Feb. 9, the Palm Cay Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at the Oasis Club in Palm Cay. The speakers for February are Carol Ely, who is running for School Board; George Tomyn, who is a candidate for Superintendent of Schools for Marion County; Dana Couchen, who is running for County Commissioner from Dist. 5; and George Albright, who is running for County Tax Collector. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the meeting with lots of time to ask questions of the guests. For more information please contact James Pettus, 3523-438-9662 Friday, Feb. 10 Casino trip offered as fundraiser The Ocala 200 Lions Club will be sponsoring a fundraiser to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa on Friday, Feb. 10. Cost is $30 per person. Trip includes round-trip transportation and $30 return for free play and lunch vouchers. Gaming tables are available More calendar on Page 7 Big Red Bus for blood donations to be in OTOW on Feb. 6 PLEASESEEOTOW PAGE29 OTOW HAPPENINGS 000A60N 352-362-8527 or 352-291-1213 Free estimates Lawn Service by Steven LAWN SERVICE MOWING, RAKING, FIELDS Vacant Lots, Mulch, Bush Trimming and more! 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com now have another pianist to help fill in; Jean Munsing from OTOW. New gigs from Emeritus Assisted Living, The Bridge, Memory Lane and Hawthorne Village are anticipated. Linda reports that, Our biggest asset last year and continuing on this year is our Disc Master, Rich Becotte, who without fail has been faithfully supporting us with music accompaniment at practice and at our performances. She adds further, He has angel wings which have served the Songbirds so very well. We so appreciate you Rich! A side note, Marrieta and Ferdie won second place in a singing contest on their cruise. For more information contact: Linda Sisto; (352) 694-4749. Ladies luncheonRoy Mitchell, from SECO, was our guest speaker at the Jan. 11 Ladies Luncheon. Roy gave a wonderful and informative presentation to the 15 ladies in attendance about energy saving tips for our homes. He fielded lots of good questions from the audience. The birthday cake for January was made by Betty Nelson, our birthday ladies were Joan Bonsell and Claire DiSanto; our door prize winner was Marti Dean and our 50/50 raffle winner was Ann Bardack. OK, ladies of Cherrywood! Be sure to mark your calendar for our next Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 8 at noon. Our guest speaker will be Jennifer from A Flower Haven flower shop. She will be showing us how to put together a lovely centerpiece for Valentines Day. When the centerpiece is completed it will be our door prize. Be sure to bring your favorite recipe to share, your place setting and beverage and come enjoy good food, good friends and conversation, and try your hand at creating a beautiful centerpiece. Accordion ClubCome join in the fun of the Accordion Club on the 4th Wednesday of the month. This months meeting will be Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. All Cherrywood residents are welcome to come and enjoy the music and if you play an instrument or just want more information, call Dick Richards at 352-2085245. Horseback riding tripWe did not wake up to good weather on the day we were scheduled to go riding at Cactus Jacks Trail Rides, so it was decided to re-schedule it for Wednesday, Jan. 25. That means that anyone who missed the deadline for going with us on the 11th will now have an opportunity to join us on the 25th. Just contact Geri to get your name on the list. A note of thanks Marion and Fred would like to thank all their friends and neighbors for their kind thoughts and messages on the recent passing of Marions brother in England. John Everlove is the new correspondent for Cherrywood. Please submit articles to him at ssg6jae@gmail.com. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000AC6X 000A68I 000ABQO 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm Thank You for your business, we strive to make our customers satisfied.Sale on all Trojan Batteries 6-V Power Trans only $ 479 6-V T605 only $ 499 8-V T875 only $ 599 12-V T1275 only $ 629 H OME OF THE G REAT D EALS We Make Deals! Free Pick-up within 10 miles Starting at $ 4,995 COME TAKE A DRIVE!Utility 4x4 Utility 4x4 and gas and gas available available Back seat only $ 449 2012 Club Car COMPLIMENTARY SENIOR ESTATE PROTECTION WORKSHOP SEATING IS LIMITED CALL IN ADVANCE FOR RESERVATIONS RESERVE YOUR FREE SEAT TODAY LUNCH IS PROVIDED! 1-800-995-1238 Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Time: 12:30 P.M. 3:00 P.M. Location: Golden Corral 2111 SW College Road, Ocala, Fl RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCEMary Holevinski, Registered Representative 200 White Road, Suite 204, Little Silver, NJ 07739 Securities offered through Madison Avenue Securities, Inc. (MAS), Member of NASD & SIPA TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED: Wills vs. Living Trusts Medicare Parts A, B & D Estate Taxes Estate Tax Saving Techniques Durable Powers of Attorney Living Wills Health Care Proxy Proper Asset Titling Long Term Care Insurance Potentially Increase Your Income & Defer Taxes Medicaid Planning Guardianship 000A83T TILT-SWIVEL DINING EXPERIENCE DINETTES & STOOLS Ocala 352-237-5557 3131 SW College Rd., 200 Across from Paddock Mall justdining.com 000AACZ FREE Seminar National Cremation Society T h i n k i n g A b o u t Thinking About C r e m a t i o n ? Cremation? Topics Include: Preplanning Options Veterans Benefits Travel Protection Interest-Free Financing Please, First-Time Attendees Only Floridas Oldest and Largest N ATIONAL C REMATION S OCIETY 352-728-0093 Please call for reservations Limited Seating Oasis Restaurant 7651 SR 200, Circle Square Plaza Thursday, January 26, 9:30 am Complimentary Breakfast will be provided Golden Corral 2111 S.W. College Road Monday, January 23, 11:00 am E X P E R I E N C E F A S T E R R E C O V E R Y T I M E S E X P E R I E N C E F A S T E R R E C O V E R Y T I M E S E XPERIENCE F ASTER R ECOVERY T IMES i n a w a r m a n d f r i e n d l y e n v i r o n m e n t i n a w a r m a n d f r i e n d l y e n v i r o n m e n t in a warm and friendly environment 2700 S.W. 34th Street, Ocala, FL 34474 352.854.6262 www.cypresshealthcare.net STOP BY FOR A TOUR! P a l m G a r d e n o f O c a l a i s M a r i o n C o u n t y s P a l m G a r d e n o f O c a l a i s M a r i o n C o u n t y s Palm Garden of Ocala is Marion Countys m o s t a w a r d w i n n i n g f a c i l i t y m o s t a w a r d w i n n i n g f a c i l i t y most award-winning facility! J O I N T R E P L A C E M E N T T H E R A P Y J O I N T R E P L A C E M E N T T H E R A P Y JOINT REPLACEMENT THERAPY C A R D I A C / S T R O K E R E H A B C A R D I A C / S T R O K E R E H A B CARDIAC/STROKE REHAB I V T H E R A P Y I V T H E R A P Y IV THERAPY P A I N M A N A G E M E N T P A I N M A N A G E M E N T PAIN MANAGEMENT P O S T S U R G I C A L P O S T S U R G I C A L POST-SURGICAL W O U N D C A R E W O U N D C A R E WOUND CARE 0008P4V

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Attend the worship service of your choice... Saturday, Feb. 11 Yard sale at CountrysideA yard sale will take place in Founders Hall at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. White elephant, clothing, jewelry, homemade bake sale, tools, toys, small furniture, crafts, books, videos, CDs and much more will be available. For further information, call the church at 352-2374633. Wednesday, Feb. 15 World Has Talent auditions setAuditions for the Circle Square Cultural Centers third annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Active adults age 55+ are invited on stage where the top chosen acts will perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, May 5. The chosen contestants will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit: www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-854-3670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com.Friday, Feb. 17 VFW Ladies plan fashion show The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4781 will have their annual Fashion Show on Feb. 17 at noon. The theme is Let Freedom Spring. The luncheon will be prepared by Margie with the help of dedicated members. Lots of gifts have been collected. Marilyn French is the chairperson. For tickets and more information, call Regina at 352873-3631. Tickets are available for tables of eight or more. This is a sellout event. Saturday, Feb. 18 Hospice trail ride Hospice of Marion County, Inc. will hold its 12th annual Horses for Hospice Trail Ride on Sat., Feb. 18, on the Central Florida Greenway at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala. This years ride is in memory of Wayne Vaught, former Cross Florida Greenway enthusiast and Trail Ride chairman. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the first ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. Riders travel from as far as Jacksonville and Tampa to spend 2-3 hours on the trail. Following the ride, participants can enjoy lunch by Tommys BBQ, live entertainment by Bordertown, and door prizes. Proceeds from this event will benefit Patient Care Programs. The minimum donation to ride is $30. Wagons are welcome; $30 for driver and $10 per passenger. Horse lovers who are unable to ride may purchase a $10 ticket to enjoy lunch and entertainment. For more information or to register, call 352-854-5218. Sunday, Feb. 19 German American Club event The German American Club of Marion County will host a Fasching Party on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Wear a costume, bring beads and join in the fun for $10 per member or $15 per non-member. Music provided by Alpine Express. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Attire is either a costume or dressy casual. For tickets, call Liz or Joe at 352-732-6368. Ongoing Retirement Communities for InterfaithAre you interested in learning how to organize food drives to help benefit Interfaith Emergency Services for 2012? Call Craig Cotton at 352-351-8297 or Gary Nelson at 352-867-8901. Ocala Palms Food Drive Coordinators will gladly share information on how to organize a food drive the simple and easy way. Give us a call today and help our area homeless, unemployed and hurting families. Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000A6Q9 U nitarian U niversalists 7633 N. Florida Ave. (Route 41)Citrus Springs N a t u r e C o a s t 465-4225 SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 A.M. W HERE REASON & RELIGION M EET GLBT WELCOME What is Unitarian Universalism? Many of our founding fathers were either Unitarians or Universalists. Today, UU is a non-creedal path which allows each person the freedom to search for truth in many ways. While our congregations uphold shared principles, individuals may discern their own beliefs about spiritual and theological issues. Because of the diversity o f beliefs and life styles, our congregation has rich dialogue about many spiritual topics. We are guided by 7 principles which all UUs share, and put into action in our church, our communities and the world. The Nature Coast UnitarianUniversalist Fellowship is a democratic and lay led congregation. All are Welcome. Details on our 7 principles, services and activities are at naturecoastuu.org, College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. John Downing, Pastor Rev. Jeff Rountree, Minister of Worship Rev. Rob Loy, Jr., Student Minister Jason Kaminski, Childrens Minister Trina Loy, Preschool Director Holding Forth the Word of Life...JESUS Sunday Worship Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am 9:30 & 11:00 Sunday School 0009HTA Wednesday 6:30 PM Children/Student Ministries 6:30 PM Mid-Week Bible Study www.collegeroad.org Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Prayer / Bible Study . . . . . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 0009E2I 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 0009W2W Join us this Sunday at Faith Presbyterian Church, as we worship our great God together! Why should you visit Faith Presbyterian Church? You will be greeted by a small but very dedicated group of believers. You will experience worship that is reverent (traditional), and Christ centered You will hear expository Bible preaching that will strengthen your faith. Sunday School 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. 415 NE 41 Ave. (7th Day Adventist Church) in Ocala www.faithocala.org (352) 216-0968 Pastor Greg Hoadley & his wife Stella Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W. State Road 200 1 3 / 4 Miles West of I-75 Worship Service 8:00 & 11:00 AM Bible Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Pastor Joe Adams 237-2233 Sharing the Joy of Jesus Christ! 0009HUU 000A923 352-861-6182 www.ccomc.org S UNDAY S ERVICES Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am W EEKLY A CTIVITIES Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm S ENIOR P ASTOR D AVID B ELLOWS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala, Fl 34476 F EED your soul, S AVOR the richness of J EWISH tradition, Q UENCH your thirst for knowledge & wisdom, T ASTE the flavors of Jewish culture, B E W ELCOMED A S A F AMILY Worship Education Social Action Cemetery Social Choir Sisterhood 000A932 Imagine a place where you can TEMPLE BETH SHALOM is all this and more Erev Shabbat Services Fridays, 8 pm 1109 NE 8th Ave., Ocala, FL www.jewishocala.org Fostering Jewish life in Marion County 854-6446 Temple Beth Shalom of Ocala Reservations for FREE bus 873-3995 11251 S.W. Highway 484 (1.3 Miles West of State Road 200) 352-465-7272 Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Healing Thursday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Rosary Weekday Groups: Mon, Wed & Fri Noon AA Tues. 6:30pm Cub Scout Pack 508 2nd Sat 8am Fellowship Breakfast at IHOP E p i s c o p a l Episcopal C h u r c h Church o f t h e A d v e n t of the Advent 0009WYI adventepiscopal.net 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www.ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103 rd St Pi ne R un OTOW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... No matter what your age is, no matter where You come from, no matter who you are, There is a place for you at Ocala West UMC Traditional Worship 8:00 & 11:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. Children & Youth Ministries 0009CPI Rev. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 25 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in T his recent column headline caught our eye: Its not time to abandon the conservative message. Which conservative message? The column said Republicans lack enthusiasm for their presidential candidates and independent voters are confused little wonder. Liberalism has the edge with voters because its easier to understand. Its cradle-to-grave nanny-care, which Washington calls essential services with no cost limitations. Conservatism, on the other hand comes in long lists of highsounding principles, centered on endless repetition of two vaguely defined, flag-waving words: liberty and freedom. Conservatives try to be better understood by espousing core values. One list suggests conservatives have core values on immigration, the Supreme Court, abortion, Islamic terrorism, taxes, religion, government, gun control, the nature of humans, multiculturalism, and climate change. Thats a lot of core. In addition to core values conservatives have a penchant for solutions which are marketbased, smaller, and lower. For instance: cost of government would be lower if it were smaller and market-based. Sounds sensible, but its just vague conservative lingo. If Republicans hope to defeat the current occupant of the White House, who achieved that high office with a one-word campaign (change) they need to abandon their muddled messages. This years Republican candidate will be running against a politically savvy incumbent president with a three-word campaign slogan: do-nothing Congress. It worked for unpopular President Harry Truman in 1948, when his public approval was only 36 percent. Republicans will not recapture the White House with a campaign based on social conwww.smcitizen.com 8 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 L ets say youre a Michele Bachmann or a John Huntsman fan, you want one of them to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012. Youre looking forward to voting for one of them in the Florida presidential primary on Jan. 31. But wait. Theres a problem. They dropped out of the presidential race after the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary because of a low finish. So, in effect, the few voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have disenfranchised you as a voter in Florida. Iowa and New Hampshire are forcing their way upon other states when it comes to the primary. Now admittedly, its highly unlikely that there were too many Hunstman or Bachmann supporters wandering around Florida. But its the principle of the thing should the people in Iowa and New Hampshire be telling you who to vote for. All this came to mind this week with a story that the Republican National Committee is punishing Florida for having an early primary, or at least a panel wants it to do that. The group wants to cut the number of Florida delegates in half, and is evidently relegating the Florida delegation to some less than desirable hotels at the convention site. And where is the convention? Why, its in Tampa, which the last time I looked was still in Florida. You ask why the delegates cant just drive in to the Tampa Bay Times Forum (it used to be the St. Pete Times Forum, but the newspaper changed its name) from home on the day of the convention. Sorry, but there are rules that require the delegates to stay in a designated hotel. So even if a delegate lives a couple of miles from the downtown convention site in Tampa, he has to stay in the hotel. Oh yes. If the sanctions are approved, the Florida delegates will also lose some floor space and possibly some VIP passes. Goodness, whats this world coming to? A cut in VIP passes? And what is a less than desirable hotel? Whats less desirable for them may be more than enough for the delegates. I once stayed in a very nice motel out on Dale Mabry near the stadium. Of course, it didnt have room service or an in-room bar, but I can live without those things. Many delegates at both conventions evidently cant. Ive advocated this before why cant we have just one national primary day to let the voters decide (what a concept!) who the nominees will be? Then we could do away with these wild parties, otherwise known as conventions, and states like Iowa and New Hampshire would not have a disproportionate influence on the choice of a candidate. That will probably never happen. There are too many back room decisions to be made by both parties to give up these events. Just make sure you stay away from the Tampa area the week of Aug. 27. There will be a big convention there, and lots of crowds, but I just thought of something. Isnt that the heart of hurricane season? Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at 352-854-3986 or at editor@smcitizen.com. PUBLISHER : GERRY MULLIGANREGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOST EDITOR: JIM CLARK Citizen The opinions expressed in South Marion Citizen 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 letters to the editor and guest columns. Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 854-3986. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributions are printed. Letters longer than 550 words may be regarded as columns and printed on a space-available basis, and writers will be limited to one contribution per week. The deadline is one week prior to each Fridays issue. Send letters to: The South Marion Citizen Editor, 8810 S.W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. P ublic radio listeners laugh about driveway moments when youve arrived at your destination but sit there with the car radio on, so engrossed in the story youre unable to tear yourself away. There just arent many similar stories about commercial radio. Public radio and public TV, as well offers the type of quality, in-depth programming unavailable elsewhere. That focus on content is due in part to its public-private support format. At the national level, there is ongoing discussion about de-funding public broadcasting. In Florida, after more than 30 years, its now a reality: in 2011 Gov. Rick Scott vetoed almost $4.8 million in state funding approved by the Legislature for public radio and TV stations. Stations budgets have long included other funding sources, but not sufficient to make up the loss without changes to format, services or structure. They include listener/viewer memberships, corporate and foundation grants, university affiliations, and underwriting fees. Underwriting is similar to commercial broadcastings advertising, but Federal Communications Commission rules prohibit mentioning prices, offering inducements to buy, issuing calls to action or making qualitative claims. Underwriting is intended to identify supporters, not specifically to promote companies, products or services. There are several sides to this, of course. National Public Radio, for example, has been accused of bias from both liberal and conservative camps. Government funding also presents a concern for those who are suspicious that the relationship between broadcasters and the governments that help support them is too close, too simpatico. Fair criticisms, all. However, think about societal benefits. Studies by two national, bipartisan polling firms rank the Public Broadcasting System as Americas most trusted institution. Public radio and TV stations offer a living laboratory for university-based journalism students, as well as classroom extensions for both traditional and homebased schooling and enrichment for pre-schoolers. Public stations feature hours of music, theater and artistic programming as well as in-depth discussions on current events and timely topics. After last years action, Florida public radio and TV stations evaluated offerings to see what can be dropped or modified. There have been service changes and layoffs. Certainly its not over yet. So where does this leave us? The state Legislature over time had been reducing funding, and its a good idea for public broadcasting to gradually wean itself from receiving public monies while retaining its service model. But the governors cold-turkey approach could drive some stations out of business. We all should support public broadcasting however we can. That might mean investing in membership (just think: a mere 30 cents for every Floridian would make up the loss). It could be urging your company to become an underwriter. It could be participating in fundraiser golf tournaments or other events that some stations say theyre resorting to this year. And of course, if the state Legislature again includes funding for public broadcasting, as it did last year, you can let Gov. Scott know that you support it. Citrus County ChronicleS UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Public radio, TV need support Why should Iowa and N.H. rule? Jim Flynn Columnist Is conservatism dead, dormant, or delusional? 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in servatism abortion, stem-cell research, evolution, same-sex marriage, non-marital sex, obscenity, indecency, secularism, and decline of the family as the foundation of civilized society. Disturbing as those issues may be, elections are not won on moral clarity. The Republican contender should fashion a short and understandable agenda. More than half of all voters think government is failing, diddling with small stuff and avoiding difficult decisions. Two-thirds believe Congress should not be re-elected. Voters expect a new administration to have specific plans to reduce the national debt and eliminate deficit spending. It would be a political coup for the Republican nominee to embrace the Bowles-Simpson debt and deficit plan, which Mr. Obama commissioned and then dismissed without a reading or comment. Voters also expect complete revision of the tax system. They want hundreds of preferences and exceptions which favor a privileged few to be eliminated. There is substantial additional revenue to be found in those hills. Americans want a nation in ascendancy, not decline. That means rebuilding our infrastructure, advancing energy independence, and encouraging manufacturing. The Republican presidential nominee should hush up about job creation. Voters with a few unwashed brain cells know job creation has been all talk for four years. The Obama administration spent billions preserving thousands of teacher and public employee jobs, because they are among his re-election supporters. Mr. Obama also hired thousands of additional and expensive federal employees to boost his jobs image. If the Republican contenders dont commit mutual fratricide during the rest of the primary campaign, they may have a 50/50 chance to recapture the White House. FLYNNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 BY ROBERT SCHWARZWALDER Special to the Citizen O nce as he was about to give an interview to some reporters, President Eisenhower was asked by his press secretary, Jim Haggerty, what he would say if a certain topic came up. Dont worry, Jim, said Ike. If that question comes up, Ill just confuse them. Those words were a profile in political honesty in expressing something thought but seldom spoken. The capacity for obfuscation is an essential weapon in every elected officials professional arsenal. Politicians like to be unclear about some things because to take a stand can be divisive. Since re-election is a politicians stock-in-trade, the fear that a significant number of current or would-be constituents might be offended by a given perspective invites rhetorical caution in the savvy solon. Yet even the most innocuous of public servants sometimes has to decide about difficult things. To be a statesman consistently, one must have an ample quantity of moral courage and the wisdom to know when to act boldly. Thus, given that few politicians have the insight and intestinal fortitude to behave in a statesmanlike way, we can anticipate that necessary change will be at best incremental. And, despite our protestations, we want it that way. We want governments benefits without its costs. We want its protections without its intrusions. We want its presence in our perceived need and its exclusion in our perceived abundance. We are kidding ourselves, which is to say we are human. We resent it when policymakers, speaking to us like adults, offer necessary and painful choices about policy priorities. Thats why we have long lived in an era of self-delusion and rewarded those who have given it to us. We cannot abort our progeny and anticipate economic growth. We cannot experience liberty, in its fullness, if we disavow a willingness to fail. We cannot corrode the family unit through divorce, cohabitation, promiscuity and homosexual unions and say we care about our childrens future. We cannot sustain massive and growing entitlement programs with a shrinking workforce and an expanding pool of beneficiaries. We cannot maintain an adequate national defense if the Pentagon budget is more devoted to retiree health care, among other things, than leading-edge military systems and technologies. We cannot secularize our society without destroying the unspoken Judeo-Christian moral consensus that always has been the firm foundation of our republic. And as the Psalmist asked, If the foundations are destroyed, GUEST COLUMN About making the hard choices PLEASESEECHOICES PAGE10 Friday, Jan. 20: Shrimp/Fish dinner baked or fried, Moose Idol Karaoke competition, all starts at 5 p.m. Best talent in Ocala with Randy Stanley. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com what can the righteous do? Americans have long been a brave people. We like to talk about the heroic conduct of our armed forces, and well we should. But just as our men and women in uniform show courage in their sphere, can we show it in ours? It is now time for us to see if we can still summon the personal virtue and political courage without which no economy, or nation, can long endure. This will mean hard choices. It will mean exposure to certain vulnerabilities in order to restore long-term economic health. It will mean we will have to make decisions about things concerning which there might not be great options but not to choose, to tuck ones head down and pretend that the future will not come, is actually a choice. It is to choose to subject oneself to various events which could be avoided if hard thinking and courage were summoned. Not too American, that. Let us steel ourselves to the tough choices our Republic deserves, with the concurrent commitment that through the non-governmental institutions of family, church, synagogue, not-for-profit charities, professional associations and small and large corporate enterprise, we will address the needs our sagging Leviathan cannot. Robert Schwarzwalder is senior vice-president at the Family Research Council. CHOICES CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christmas Child thanks Thanks to the generous efforts of Ocala residents, thousands of hurting children worldwide will have the opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. Ocala residents joined Operation Christmas Child, the worlds largest Christmas project of its kind, to pack 14,025 shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and necessity items. These gift-filled shoe boxes are making their way or have already made their way into the hands of needy children in 100 receiving countries. On behalf of our community, I would like to thank the volunteers at local collection sites and everyone who packed an Operation Christmas Child shoe box gift. For many of the children receiving these boxes, the simple shoe box will be the first gift they have ever received. Although the Ocala dropoff locations are closed until November 2012, gifts are received throughout the year at Samaritans Purse, 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, N.C., 28607. If you would like to get involved year-round in helping children in need through Operation Christmas Child, go online to www.samaritanspurse.org/ occ or call 407-852-3727. Thanks again to everyone who participated in this project. A simple gift, packed with love, can communicate hope and transform the lives of children worldwide! Cindy Beyer Regional Director, Florida/Puerto Rico Operation Christmas Child Coach or players, brains or no brains? Well, the Denver Broncos have now finished their season. So now we can stop jumping on Tim Tebows back. Tebow time is on hold until next year. Lets hope he has better coaches by then. It seems as if when Denver doesnt win its Tebows fault. Conversely if they do win, Tebows a hero. Neither is right. Now, right up front I am not nor will I be a Florida fan, except where Tebow is concerned as he was a recruit of Ron Zooks. Urban Meyer is pathetic. Being from Ohio, Im afraid Ive supported my last Ohio State team until Meyer is gone, which may not be too long as hell probably get sick again. Poor baby! But, to the more serious side of this article. Football players and coaches can not be construed as being in the top 70 percent of those with intelligence. Ive said before, I had a professor in college who told his class that average, as in having a C is not too bright, and was he right. Just listen to the grammar of football players whove turned analysts as well as coaches and players themselves and youll get my point. When you have a preponderance of football players, who dont finish college, what can you expect? But, more to the point, it was put forward in the media, that so went Tebow, so went the Broncos. Wrong! So went the coaching staff, so went the Broncos. John Fox was a so-so coach with the Carolina Panthers, and hes not doing too well at Denver. Last week John Elway said to let Tebow go and do his thing, they did and they won. But in the game against New England, from the first down utilizing a play up the middle, we knew this was going to be a long night and so it was. At 12:23 in the 4th quarter, and down by 32, Denver ran the ball up the middle 76 percent of the time. Whos at fault? John Fox and the offensive coordinator. Tebow has not yet earned the right to call his own plays. Thats left to the more experienced coaches. If John Elway had any sense, he would get rid of his entire coaching staff and start over. The offensive and defensive lines were pathetic. What would have happened to Denver if Jim Harbaugh was the coach? Win! Every, and I mean every, sports analyst on ESPN, CBS, FOX and NBC made fun and wisecracks about Tim Tebow. Now that hes away from Florida I can see he will have a bright future. Sure hes not in the mold of the old guy way thinking of quarterbacks and many of those quarterbacks are putting him down. As I said before, I liked Tebow when he was with Florida but now let him blossom into his place in football history. If he doesnt, it wont be his fault. Ill bet if they let him call his own plays next year, they will go 12-4 at the very least. But folks, its coaches, coaches, coaches. Clean house in Denver, bring in John Gruden, and away we go. Bill Ford Ocala LETTERS TO THE EDITOR BY RICH LOWRY King FeaturesM itt Romney has one advantage over his rivals above all others: He is running a presidential campaign. None of his competitors has been able to manage it in quite the same way. A Romney rally in Exeter, N.H., was a textbook exercise in traditional presidential politics. The venue was big, a highschool gym. The advance work was flawless. The American flag backdrop was enormous. The three generations of the Romney family arrayed in front of it were so picturesque that they might have arrived straight from a photo shoot for a Tommy Hilfiger advertisement. When so many commentators have said that, with anti-establishment sentiment running so high, everything is different in Republican presidential politics, Romney has been the old-school candidate. He hews to the familiar instruction manual with a pharisaical devotion. Raise scads of money and build a national organization. Always stay on message and evaluate every move with an eye to the general election. Win endorsements. Take apart opponents precisely to the extent necessary, no more, no less. As Philip Klein of The Washington Examinerhas observed, Romney has been the only guy to show up for the job interview wearing a suit. He hasn't been on a book tour masquerading as a presidential campaign (Herman Cain). He hasn't banked everything on the debates (Newt Gingrich), or showed up unprepared (Rick Perry). He hasn't bet on his performance in just one state (Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman). Anyone who has won a presidential nomination during the past 30 years would recognize what Romney is doing and why. Romney's campaign is all technique and no music. GUEST COLUMN The unsatisfying Mitt Romney PLEASESEELOWRY PAGE11 R itz House is a nonprofit organization assisting veterans to reenter the community. By providing a secure residence for veterans, and offering retraining and job placement assistance, Ritz House is doing a wonderful service for our veterans. Residents at Ritz House prepare their own meals and live independently while working through their issues and improving their lives. In order to help these deserving individuals, the Cherrywood Veterans Club is conducting a food drive on Jan. 27. To help these veterans, merely fill a bag with nonperishable food items and canned goods; place the bag by your mailbox on the 27th and you will have made a great contribution for this worthy cause. Between 9 a.m. and noon, a member of the Veterans Club will be collecting these donations. If it is more convenient for you, donations can also be dropped off at the Clubhouse office on or before the 27th. We are hoping to make this food drive the most successful ever. Times are hard but if everyone donates something, the veterans at Ritz House will have a head start for the new year. We may not know what theyve been through, but we all know what we can do. Lets all chip in and make a contribution to help those who have given us so much. Super Bowl, chili bowl partyBe sure to get your tickets to the Super Bowl Party early. Tickets are only $2 and go quickly. There will be bingo (5 games for $2), quizzes, raffles and 50/50 drawing during the pregame festivities along with a chili/soup cook-off. Bratwurst, hot-dogs, chili, nachos and other goodies available for a donation. Lemonade, tea, snacks and pop-corn are provided or you can bring your own beverages. If you have a great chili or soup recipe, enter your creation for $5. The winner takes all in this fun contest to be judged by the attendees. More than the prize, the bragging rights will be fantastic. Because all proceeds of the event go to the Marion County Humane Society, not only will you have a great time, youll be helping a very worthy charity that cares for the less fortunate of our animal friends. The raffle prizes have all been generously donated by Cherrywood Property Management. Bingo at CherrywoodEvery Thursday at 7 p.m. residents gather to try their luck at bingo in the Clubhouse at Cherrywood. Bring your own refreshments and try your luck. You could be a $100 winner for the cover all and one game is a 50 percent win, where the winner gets half of the money taken in for that game. You could be a big winner but because of the friendship and fun, every one is a winner, even those who dont get to yell, bingo. Bocce Ball for allSaturdays at 7 p.m., the Bocce Ball gang assembles for fun and light hearted competition. All our residents are welcome to try their luck and skill at this fun game while enjoying the company of friends and neighbors. Dont feel like playing? Thats OK, just come out and cheer on the competitors. Youll enjoy the laughter and camaraderie. Special thanks Christmas at Cherrywood was very special this year. The decorations, the parties, the Christmas tree trimming and the good cheer abounded throughout the community and in the in particular, in the Clubhouse. As with all good things, the season came to an end and the inevitable clean up began. Rich and Monica Becotte; Christi Giovaniello; Holly Bragdon, Ruth Hurley and Eve and Jim Houghtailing volunteered their time, muscles and backs to clean up and store all of our beautiful community center decorations. In addition, the dreaded under-the-stage area was gutted of unserviceable items. Thanks to Greg for the use of his truck for disposing of this old and outdated junque. We look forward to next years Christmas season and are grateful to these volunteers for their hard work. Valentines Day danceCherrywood residents dont forget to reserve Saturday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. for the Valentines Day dance. Bring your sweetheart and come enjoy an evening of dance and romance with our own DJ, Richard Becotte as he plays the great tunes you know and love. The Activities Team will be providing snacks, lemonade and iced tea, but you can bring your own beverages if you wish. The cost for the event is just $3 per person and that covers a Door prize entry as well. As always, there will be the ever familiar 50/50 drawing too. See Geri to get your tickets and to reserve your table. Songbirds ready for a new yearOur very own Cherrywood Songbirds are rested and ready for another year of happy tunes to sing for any group that would be interested in some light entertainment. On Jan. 11, the group held its first practice and will continue to practice every Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse. Any one who would like to join the Songbirds is most welcome. The group is in special need of more male voices to support those already taking part. Officers for the coming year are: Director/President: Linda Sisto; Vice President: Bonnie Clark; Secretary; Ann Bardack; Treasurer: Marjorie Cardoza and Assistnat Treasurer: Mary lou Selvitella. Last year was a record year for performances and the Songbirds carried the schedule forward. They Veterans Club needs help with food drive on Jan. 27 C HERRYWOOD ESTATES J E John Everlove SEE CHERRYWOOD PAGE27 00075X7 Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Grandfather Clock 352-873-7587 GRANDFATHER CLOCK REPAIR Service and repairs 43 years full time experience Specializing in floor clocks. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com His speech in Exeter was schmaltz piled on top of saccharin in a perfect storm of substanceless sentimentality. First, he said he believed in America. Then, he said he loved America. And in conclusion, he quoted verses from "America the Beautiful." In Romney's case, patriotism is the first refuge of a politician who doesn't dare say anything new or interesting. Neither of those will ever be a quality associated with Romney. He continues to excel in debates by routinely coming up with answers that feel as though they were produced by a crack marketing team for maximum unassailability. His stumbles are so rare that they become as noticeable as the tiny wobbles of an Olympic skater trying to nail a triple Lutz. Challenged over the weekend on why he didn't run for re-election as Massachusetts governor in 2006, he said he "went back into business," even though he was already running for president when he left the governor's mansion. Romney wanted to hang on to the scripted presentation of himself as a businessman above all else -plausibility be damned. It was a small falsity that stood for larger worries about his genuineness. Very few politicians have what it takes to follow the old rules with the proficiency of a Mitt Romney. It takes brains, discipline and managerial skill. But people have trouble warming up to the (almost) flawlessly executing candidate from a flawlessly executing machine. The Romney campaign notwithstanding, there's no rule against inspiring people.Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. LOWRYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Maranatha Baptist Church1. The AWANA (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) program is ongoing and always open to young people from ages 3 to 18. AWANA is an exciting program of Christian learning and games of competition with awards. It is held each Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church. Pastor C. Michael Mike Swingle has begun his duties as the new youth pastor and has planned many activities for young people. 2. The childrens choir, J.A.M. (Jesus and Me), invites all children from 1st grade through 12th grade to participate. Ms. Pat Haas is the director and will welcome the children and show them how enjoyable it is to part of the J.A.M. choir. Practice is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the church. 3. On Sunday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. Maranatha Baptist church will hold a Singspiration. This will include the choir as well as the congregation. Joyce Warner, Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker are the directors. Please come and enjoy this time of singing spirtual hymns and RELIGION worshipping with us. 4. Beginning Sunday, March 25, through April 1, Maranatha Baptist Church will hold its Missions Conference which will be followed with special guest, Evangelist Kenny Evans. The schedule and more news for these events next month. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions to the church. St. Jude Catholic CommunityThe Bereavement Group for those grieving the loss of a loved one will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone in the community with a need to share their feelings of grief. Please call the church office at 352-347-0154 prior to each meeting you plan to attend. Creole Masses for the Haitians in our community are celebrated every second and fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. The next date is Jan. 22. Classes for Spanish as a second language are offered every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. We are sponsoring another Fitness Walk on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is $10 per lap. Those participating are not only raising funds for the church, but are helping their health. Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Jan. 20: Forever Young Group, Potluck Dinner and a Movie, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182, website is www.ccomc.org.Worship service at TimberRidgeCountryside Presbyterian Church provides Christian Ministry to residents of TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9848 S.W. 110th St., Ocala, and holds bimonthly worship services. If you have a loved one, or friend at the TimberRidge Center you are invited to attend our next service on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10:15 a.m. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Guess what, Lamb? Youre about to experience a new perspective on a situation you long regarded quite differently. What you learn could open more opportunities later. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Bold Bovine is tempted to charge into a new venture. But it might be best to take things one step at a time, so that you know just where you are at any given point. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its a good time to go on that fun getaway youve been planning. Youll return refreshed, ready and, yes, even eager to tackle the new challenge that awaits you. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The Moon Child loves to fantasize about magical happenings in the early part of the week. But the sensible Crab gets down to serious business by weeks end. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) What goes around comes around for those lucky Leos and Leonas whose acts of generosity could be repaid with opportunities to expand into new and exciting areas of interest. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your concern about your job responsibilities is commendable. But you need to take some quiet time to share with someone who has really missed being with you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Aspects favor getting out and meeting new people. And as a bonus, you might find that some of your newly made friends could offer important business contacts. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might take pride in wanting to do everything yourself. But nows a good time to ask family members to help with a demanding personal situation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Pay more attention to the possibilities in that workplace change. It could show the way to make that long-sought turn on your career path. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Your need to succeed might overwhelm obligations to your loved ones. Ease up on that workload and into some well-deserved time with family and friends. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules for amorous Aquarians who can make good use of their ability to communicate feelings. Dont be surprised if theyre reciprocated in kind. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Fishing for compliments? No doubt, you probably earned them. But its best to let others believe they were the ones who uncovered the treasure you really are. BORN THIS WEEK: Your good works flow from an open, generous heart. Nothing makes you happier than to see others happy as well. 2012 King Features Synd., Inc. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com G od does not make grandmothers like He once did. At least not like MY grandmother. Grandmother never trusted such things as banks with her money. Someone once told my grandmother, If you would put your money in the bank, they would pay you interest. With a confused look on her face she responded, I have enough interest in my money, nobody else needs to bother about it. That was that! After my grandfather died, my wife and I had the opportunity to take grandma out for supper. It was a delightful restaurant and we thought it would be a real treat for her. More than once, I had to keep her from getting up and serving coffee to the rest of the people in the restaurant. After all, she did that at the church suppers. Why not here. Ive got two good legs, she protested. Then came time to pay the check and the waiter brought the check and laid it in front of me. I immediately took a credit card out of my wallet and laid it on the check. I could tell grandma had never seen a credit card before. Put that away, she said. I believe that man wants you to pay for our supper. Dont you have any money? Im paying for our supper with my credit card, I explained. Oh, dear, she moaned. You know I dont believe in cards. Cards are of the devil, and I have never had a deck of cards in my house. Im a little surprised that you, a minister, would be fooling around with such things of the devil. She insisted we tip the waiter in good ole American cash. I am not sure if grandma ever really understood the credit card. She bought nothing on credit and did not accept credit. Everything had to be done in cash. She often quoted the scripture verse that says, Owe no man any thing . (Romans 13:8 KJV), which she took quite literally. As grandma got older, she began to rethink the business of opening a bank account. Without telling anyone, she decided to go to the bank and open an account. She had saved up $50 for this purpose. Grandma nervously entered the bank and walked up to the man sitting at the desk marked New Accounts. Good morning, Maam. Im Gary Goodman. How can I help you today? The man seemed pleasant enough, and grandma thought entrusting him with the delicate job at hand was probably safe. I wanna open an account, she mumbled. Fine. Ill get you all set up. It wont take but a few minutes. With that, he took out some papers and laid them on his desk in front of grandma. Now, he said, lets begin. What is your name? She told him. O.K. What is your address? What? What is your address? Why do you need to know that? Im just filling out the form, Maam. The young man a little confused with her hesitancy said, We can come back to that. What is your date of birth? Grandmas face turned a little red. What do you want to know that for, she gasped? Im just filling out the forms. Can you give me your telephone number? That did it for grandma. She got up from her seat and looked him right in the face and said, Young man, I dont know who you think you are, but I am not interested in your advances. Im old enough to be your mother. You ought to be ashamed. Just then the manager of the bank walked by. Mary, what are you doing here? The manager quickly assessed the situation and told the young man he would take care of this customer and tried to console my grandmother. I dont know whats gotten into young folk these days, she whispered. Barely concealing his manager his smile he said, Ill take care of you, Mary, he assured her. He knew all the information about her and quickly filled in the paper work and walked grandma to the teller for her first deposit. Grandma handed the teller a crumpled $50 bill. The teller took it and gave her a deposit receipt. Wheres my money? grandma demanded. Its safe in the bank, Maam. How do you know my money from everyone elses? The money is all deIn life, an account at the bank can be a relative thing O UT TO PASTOR J S Rev. James L. Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR PAGE13 going through catalogs and/or going on line to learn of the best and latest equipment available to us. Under his tutelage we now have a new sound guru learning the ropes of our sound system. He is Bruce McDuffee, who earned his spurs in Way Off Broadways fall production and will be handling the mikes for our play. January sale dates for tickets to Sex Please, Were Sixty in the Orchid Club Lobby are Jan. 25 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Jan. 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. If you cannot make it to a ticket sale you can secure tickets from any member of Little Theatre. For dinner theatre ticket call Diana Schmidt at 352873-7243 and for all other shows, Linda Noel at 352873-9908. As we keep reminding you, that for the best possible seating get your tickets early Oak Run TravelNo one does Irish like The Rovers! Wayne and Howardean Krueger will host this trip to Ruth Eckerd hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to see this fantastic group (and yes, you will be back in time for bingo!) If you love a good laugh and if Celtic strains from guitars, banjo, accordion and the bodhran make you want to clap your hands, stomp your feet, or get up and dance, this show is for you. The Florida State Fair runs for 11 days and on Thursday, Feb. 16, the Flickingers will host a trip to the fair. You will pay your own entrance to the fair so that you will be able to purchase any additional attractions you desire. Besides the rides and exhibits, other venues during the fair include the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 and Cracker Country, which demonstrates life in frontier Florida. Vicki Lawrence and Mama will appear at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. Vicki approaches everything with a sense of humor because Life is much too serious to be taken seriously! She and Mama share some of that marvelous humor with us. Call Kitty Trichel to join this trip. When Charlie Gibson was still on Good Morning America he came on the show one morning and raved about a show he had seen the previous evening. It was Stomp. It is fantastic the way this eight member group uses everything but percussion instruments, matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, zippo lighters, hubcaps, etc., to fill the stage with music. Oak Run Travel has tickets for the 2 p.m. show on Saturday, March 31, at the Phillips Center in Gainesville. Call Joanne and John Misener to reserve your seat.Has Your Irrigation System Lost Its Mind? Some Laurel Oaks residents who have individual sprinkler systems (are not on maintained lots) have found that their systems have not been on schedule since the first of January. They inquired to the manufacturer, Hunter, and discovered that some systems only display a calendar up through the year 2011! They say the manufacturer suggests that they now set the year to 2006 in order to display the current day of the week. Then, because 2012 is a leap year, on March 1 they need to change the year to 2001 to display the current day of the week. Allegedly things should be OK for the rest of the year. (Columnists note: I am passing this information along for whatever use it may be to you. Please dont call this columnist if the fix doesnt work because I know absolutely nothing about this or any other sprinkler system.) November 2012 CruiseOak Run residents Roseann and Franco Piscitelli are hosting a 7 night cruise on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas beginning Nov. 25, 2012. They invite all Oak Run residents and their friends and guests to come along. For further information please call Roseann at 352-873-7646. Royal Oaks Lady NinersWe welcome new members to our group: Judy Barmore, Diane Dufrene and Ginger Drake. For our first play of the year we played par 4s and 1/2 handicap. Winners in the first flight were Charlotte Green first, Rae Stover second, Bette Johnson third and in the second flight Joyce Madill and Cindy Kocher tied for first, Eleanor Cerlinko second. Closest to the pin was Elsa Berbig. Dont forget to sign up for the Sweetheart Scramble on Feb. 16! Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole Golf After having two Tuesday games cancelled due to rain and then freezing cold weather, we had beautiful weather for our End of the Year golf tournament, awards ceremony and luncheon on Tuesday, Jan.10. The game was -Person Team Net/ The winners were: First PlaceJan Tennant and Gigi Bagg, Second PlaceMaureen Edwards and Judy Klein, Third PlaceSylvia Zappia and Arlene Klann, and tie for Fourth PlaceCarol Allison and Beverly Lassiter and Carol Clark and Ginger Drake. Noreen Salo was Closest to the Pin on hole #6. After golf we met in the Members Room. Awards were given for the most birdies and ringers in each flight throughout the year. Carole Dygert our Club Champion was awarded her trophy and thanks were extended to our out-going President Pat Blackburn from our incoming President Elsa Berbig. The Royal Oaks staff served us a delicious lunch and we all enjoyed a piece of cake for dessert. All members of ROWGO are looking forward to another fun year of golf! Royal Oaks Mens Golf On Jan. 13, the January Starter tournament was held. The weather was not the best, as it was the first day of a cold spell, and cold indeed it was. 56 brave souls played the tourney, which was a shambles format. All players in a foursome drove, then each played his ball from the best drive of the group. Three net scores were counted for each group. The winners in the white flight were Mickey Klein, Hal Loomis, Al Prachel, and Tom Ducz with a score of 179. Second with a score of 180 were Ron Proctor, Ralph Lavocca, Larry Collins, and Gene Topp. Third with a score of 181 were Jim Lacey, Ron Kowalewski, Jim Dygert, and Dick Feltenberger. It was a close match with all the teams scoring extremely well. The winners of the red flight were Virgil Hein, John ONeill, Duke Slayton, and Dick Spano with a score 181. They were led in this effort by Duke (Long Ball) Slayton, who was on his game. In second place with a 190 were George Gariepy, Bob Gildea, Larry Soine, and Paul Valois. Third went to Dick Rizzo, Paul Colatruglio, John Foutty, and Joe Paller with a 193. Thankfully the dining staff took pity on us, and we enjoyed a good buffet inside instead of out in the cold. I think the staff were happy to be inside as well. Thanks to Ron Tennant, our food chairman, and to Sue Wile for another good meal. Finally, thanks to the tournament chairmen Bill Ellin and Hal Loomis for a well run and fun outing. Also, thanks to Lori Wilkes once again for helping with the scoring and logging of the results, and to Dick Rizzo for auditing the cards. And so we go into the New Year on a good foot. Enjoy! Send all items for this column to Carol Ann Wheeler at democratcarol@deccacable.com no later than the afternoon of the Friday before publication. Note there are no hyphens in the address. If you wish to call her, the number is in the Oak Run directory. You may send pictures as jpg attachments. Typed copy or hard copy photos can be placed in Carols cubby across the street from her house but should be submitted earlier as they take longer to process. The names of the people in all photos must be included. 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Space is limited, so make your reservations today!!! January Happenings Join us for the following event! THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 2:30 PM VETERANS SEMINAR Find out about the Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit availbale to Veterans and their surviving spouses who require assistance with their activities of daily living. You may be eligible to receive a monthly tax-free pension from the Veterans Administration of up to $23,396 per year. Presented by Operation:Veteran Aid. Refreshments will be served. 000A8S6 Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 O W N E R D O E S T H E W O R K We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com posited in the bank, and if you need any, all you do is write a check. She showed grandma how to write out a check. By now grandma was confused and more than a little exasperated. Quickly grandma wrote out a check for $50 and handed it back to the teller. Youre withdrawing all your money? Yes. The teller counted out $50 and handed it to her. Grandma looked at the teller and said, No. I want MY money. The teller retrieved the crumpled $50 bill and handed it to grandma. As she walked out, the teller heard her mumble, What a crazy way to run business. No wonder banks fail. There is only one sure account I can bank on. Jesus said, Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: (Matthew 6:19-20 KJV). The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, Ocala. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 I ts January in our little corner of Florida and that means only one thing, winter. Of course winter down here is nothing like what our Northern friends are experiencing, but it does get a bit depressing to have to wear sweaters and socks with sandals! Its also sad to see the brown, actually dormant, bahia grass and the lifeless hibiscus bushes that so recently were in full bloom. And so, to cheer us all up, I offer a little bit of Jewish humor (that and chicken soup cure almost anything!) from some of the classic Jewish comedians who have delighted audiences of all races and creeds. When most of us think of Jewish humor, we think of the comedians who played the Borscht Belt, that is, the resorts in the Catskills of New York State where Jews would go on vacations. The names read like a litany of humor: Shecky Greene, Danny Kaye, Red Buttons, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, Sid Ceasar, Jackie Mason, Joan Rivers, Victor Borge, Woody Allen, Lenny Bruce, George Burns, Jack Benny, Alan King, Mel Brooks, Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield and a host of others. Many of these comics were the masters of the one-liner giving comic relief to the all-suffering Jewish mother who wants only the best for her children at all costs to the plight of the Jewish people itself being a minority in America. Jewish humor is funny because it roots for the underdog and has him coming out on top through wit and wisdom. It pokes fun of Jewish traditions and folkways but on the other hand, gives praise to the various rituals it pokes fun of. (Circumcision jokes are a good example of this genre.) As with any ethnic group, understanding the ethnic group helps you to enjoy the humor especially when Jews make fun of themselves for some of the things we like to do: buying wholesale or looking for bargains, eating Chinese foods or wondering whether the rabbi really fasts all day on Yom Kippur. In the worst of times, this too shall pass with a bit of humor thrown in, helped Jews to survive through the ages. The whole holiday of Purim is a good example of this when wicked Haman sought the destruction of the Jews of ancient Persia only to be saved by Queen Esther. Tomfoolery is the order of the day and satire reigns supreme. What could be more fun? I now would like to offer a few of my favorite oneJewish January jokes J UDI S JOURNAL J S Judi Siegal liners with a couple of other jokes for your enjoyment: Doctor: Youll live to be 60! Patient: I am 60! Doctor: What did I tell you? Doctor: Your check came back! Patient: So did my arthritis! Patient: I have a ringing in my ears. Doctors: Dont answer it! Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? Theyre worth it! My wife and I went to the hotel where we spent our wedding night. This time I went into the bathroom and cried. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. The Harvard School of Medicine conducted a study as to why Jewish women like Chinese food so much. They discovered that won ton spelled backwards was not now. When the new State of Israel was being established, the Knesset (parliament) got together to try to figure out how to build up the country. One member pointed out that after any war with the United States, the U.S. would always build up the country it defeated. Japan was cited as an example. The suggestion was made that Israel should declare war on the United States. David Ben Gurion, the prime minister, scratched his head and asked: But what if we win? The Arab heads of state met with the president of Israel and proposed a solution to their long-standing animosity. If the Israelis could produce a dog to fight the Arabs dog, the winner of the match would be the ones to secure peace in the Middle East. Both sides had five years to produce the dog for the match and with much bombastic behavior on both sides, the battle was on. After five years, the Arabs engineered the most ferocious attack dog ever bred. Confident of victory, they led him out to face his Israeli adversary. To their surprise and disappointment, the Israelis produced the longest dachshund they had ever seen. No contest there and the Arabs were very sorry for the Israelis. As they led their monstrous beast out to devour the dachshund, a strange thing happened. The Israeli dog opened its mouth revealing sharp, huge teeth and swallowed the Arabs dog. You see, the Israelis had engineered a crocodile in the shape of a dachshund. Now if there were only peace in the Middle East. The Bible tells us: A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. (Prob. 17:22 KJV) or better translated: A joyful heart makes for good health; despondency dries up the bones. (Jewish Publication Society) And on the bottom of the web page where I found this quote, I found an ad about the signs of heart attacks! And that was no joke! Judi is a former teacher and Jewish educator. She lives in Sun Valley with her husband, Phil. The inaugural Christian 12 Step Ministry Golf Tournament benefitting the Christian 12 Step Ministry, 415 N.W.1st Ave., is set for Saturday, March 17 at the Ocala Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. The scramble format event offers a fun family oriented day starting with a continental style breakfast and ending with a buffet style luncheon. There will be team prizes, a hole in one prize, mulligans for sale, and more. Money raised will support the much needed outreach program that continually affects families by addressing the throes of addiction and assisting in the recovery and reunification of the families of addicts. Founded in 1979, the Christian 12 Step Ministry is a biblically based, not for profit program. Registration is $60, single or $220, foursome. Registrations received or postmarked by March 1 are eligible for a prize drawing. For more information, call 352-732-0877 or contact Roger at 352-502-6519 or visit www.christian12step.org. On-line registration is available. Golf tournament scheduled for March 17 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES G rilling is a great way to get a whole lot of flavor that goes way beyond plain burgers and basic barbecue. Lean meats, juicy marinades and zesty top pings add up to terrific flame-kissed dishes that will make guests want to kiss the cook. Here are some easy ways to take big flavor from the grate to the plate: Grill Up the Unexpected A lot of fruits and veggies are easy to cook over the coals. Try: Zucchini Eggplant Portobello mushrooms Corn Romaine hearts Pineapple Onion (sliced thick) Stone fruits like peaches, plums and mangoes Marinate Meats When grilling lean meat, use a flavorful marinade with some acidic ingredients (like citrus juices) to help break down tough meat fibers. Make sure the marinade covers the meat entirely, and let it do its magic for several hours or overnight. Some bold ingredients to experiment with: Chili sauce Olive oil Lemon or lime juice Soy sauce Worcestershire sauce Molasses Garlic Red pepper flakes Top It OffIn addition to the good old grilling standbys like ketchup or barbecue sauce, set out some tasty toppers that can work on just about anything: Roasted red peppers Caramelized onions Spicy Wholly Guacamole Pickled jalapeo peppers Chipotle or basil mayo Wholly Salsa Smoked cheese slices When youre ready to fire up some flavor, try these recipes from Wholly Guacamole. Made with all-natural ingredients, Wholly Guacamole can be found in the produce section of your grocery store. For more recipes, visit www.eatwholly.com. Guacamania Guacamole isnt just packed with flavor, its packed with healthful ingredients. Avocados are full of the good kinds of fats the same ones in olive oil and almonds. Theyre loaded with magne sium, Vitamin E, folic acid and lutein, a natural antioxidant. Avocados have 60 percent more potas sium than bananas. Add in the benefits associated with tomatoes and onions andyouhavearemark ably low-calorie, good-time food. Beef Steak Soft TacosServes: 6 Marinade: 2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chili powder Beef Tacos: 2 boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds) 12 small flour tortillas, warmed Toppings: Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, dairy sour cream, guacamole (optional) Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 14 to 17 minutes for medium rare (145F) to medium (160F) done ness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices; season with salt. Serve in tortillas with toppings.Wholly Lime Cheeseburgers Serves: 6 2 pounds lean ground beef 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese 6 hamburger buns Your favorite flavor of Wholly Guacamole In a large bowl mix together ground beef, lime juice, garlic, onion and tomatoes. Form meat into 6 patties. Cook burgers to desired doneness on a preheated grill. Add a slice of cheese to each burger during the last minute of cooking. Serve on toasted buns with a healthy dollop of guacamole. This recipe also makes great sliders. For a leaner version, use ground turkey instead of ground beef.Avocado Stuffed SalmonServes: 4 2 packages lemon butter grilled salmon, defrosted 1 cup spicy Wholly Guacamole 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1 teaspoon lemon zest Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350F. Using a sharp serrated knife, cut a pocket into the side of each piece of salmon. In a bowl, combine guacamole, egg yolk, bread crumbs and lemon zest to make stuffing. Stuff fish with avocado mixture; season each fillet with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes and serve immediately. 0009P1H park & ride from the mall F L O R I D A Admission $3 Children under 12 FREE 000A83S TILT-SWIVEL DINING EXPERIENCE DINETTES & STOOLS Ocala 352-237-5557 3131 SW College Rd., 200 Across from Paddock Mall justdining.com 000A9GW

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and a polymer Wiffle ball. Although pickleball appears to be very similar to tennis, there are key differences that make pickleball more accessible to a wider range of players, particularly seniors. The primary difference is the speed of the pickleball ball which typically moves at one-third of the average speed of a tennis ball. Equally important, however, is the size of the court which is just under onethird of the total area of a tennis court. This smaller area combined with the slower moving ball makes pickleball much easier to play than tennis. If youd like to give pickleball a try, or if youve played before and would like to again, please sign up on the sheet hanging on the activity wall. Travel newsIf you are interested in any of the trips listed below, details are available on the flyers posted on the Travel Board in the Lifestyle Center, or you may call 237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. Enjoy an afternoon of Thoroughbred horse racing at Tampa Bay Downs on Friday, Feb. 3. Tickets are $51 each which will reserve your seat in the newly-renovated dining room with elevator and an excellent view of the finish line. The trip includes round-trip motor coach, gratuity for the driver, clubhouse admission, racing program, trophy presentation in Winners Circle and hot buffet luncheon. Bus leaves Ocala at 8 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. Travel to Clearwater on Saturday, Feb. 4, to the Early Bird Dinner Theater to see Lie, Cheat and Genuflect, a laugh-packed farce of twists, turns, puns and pratfalls. Tickets are $66 and include round-trip motor coach, hot buffet luncheon, all tax and gratuities. Check the flyer posted on the Travel Board for more information. Plan ahead and make your reservation for the popular Nashville show trip from May 6-12, 2012. This 7 day/6 night spring trip includes a guided tour of Nashville, ride on the Delta Flatboats inside the Opryland Hotel, and an evening at the Grand Ole Opry. You will also visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, have dinner and enjoy a show at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre, tour beautiful Belle Meade Plantations, visit Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, and ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway in Chattanooga. There will also be time to explore on your own. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. There are still some openings on the cruise to the eastern Caribbean from Mar. 16-25 aboard the Navigator of the Seas. For more information, please refer to the flyer posted on the Travel Board or call the Activities Office. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com O n Sunday, U.S. postal rates will go up on all services. First class stamps will now cost 45 cents which is a is still a good price to mail a letter, 10 cents for delivery and 35 cents for the storage. Some claim the increase was caused by the revised standards of the Civil Servants test; employees can now count to 45. There is still time for you to go out and buy some Forever stamps before Sunday. But be careful, those Forever stamps will be worthless if the U.S. Postal Service goes bankrupt.Post Office HassleLast month a blonde went to the post office to buy stamps for her Christmas cards. She said to the clerk, May I have 50 Christmas stamps? What denomination? the clerk asked. Wow! Has it come to this? said the blonde, Give me 6 Catholic, 12 Presbyterian, and 33 Baptist. Before ForeverBefore Forever stamps were issued, stamps marked with letters of the alphabet were used when the price of mailing a letter increased. The last stamp in that series was the H stamp. Forever stamps came out to avoid the next logical step in the alphabet series, the I-rate stamp. Wet Letter Day I received a package the other day, but when it arrived it was all damp. I complained at the post office, and they said it must have had postage dew.Post cardsOnly in America do we have a General in charge of the post office and a Secretary in charge of defense. Did you hear the one about the unstamped letter? You wouldnt get it. I wrote a letter to the Postmaster General once on ways to improve mail service. It got lost. I remember when the Postal workers started a slowdown strike for a pay raise. They had to call it off. Nobody noticed. If you ever want to make sure somebody gets whats coming to em, dont mail it! One good thing about the Post Office its over 200 years old and yet its never been hindered by progress. I just got my new drivers license in the mail the other day. Unfortunately it expired last month. The difference between a chess player and a postal worker is that a chess player moves every now and then. Sticky SituationA lady bought a stamp at the post office and asked the clerk, Shall I stick it on myself? The clerk said, Itll get there faster if you stick it on the envelope. Typical?At the post office a wife grumbled, I wish to complain about the service. The postmaster replied, What is the trouble, Madam? Young Wife: My husband is in Albany on business, and the card he sent me is postmarked Atlantic City.How fast?A woman took a package to the post office to mail and was told it would cost $6.40 for fast delivery or $4.15 for slower service. There is no hurry, she told the clerk, just so the package is delivered in my lifetime. The clerk glanced at her and said, That will be $6.40, please. Greek A famous quote associated with the post office is the one chiseled in stone above the entrance to the main post office in New York City: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Most people dont realize that the quote is 2,000 years old. It comes from the Greek writer Herodotus, who mailed it in, intending it for the entrance of the post office in ancient Athens. But you know how the mail is. Out of sortsWhen a new employee started at the Post Office the supervisor had him do some mail sorting, and much to everyones surprise, he separated the letters so fast that his motions were literally a blur. The supervisor was very pleased and at the end of the day he said to him, We are all very proud of you. Youre one of the fastest workers we have ever had. The new employee said, Thank you, sir. And tomorrow, Ill try to do even better. Better? the supervisor asked with astonishment. How can you possibly do better? The new employee smiled proudly and said, Tomorrow, I am going to read the addresses. A look at the Postal Service, whose rates go up Sunday P UN ALLEY D F Dick Frank LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Air Force Airman Andrew W. Mayer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Mayer earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Kevin and brother of Shaun Mayer of Southwest 33rd Avenue Road, Ocala. He is a 2010 graduate of Dunnellon High School. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Story by Bill OReilly and Martin Dugard In his Note to Readers, OReilly outlines his purpose in writing about Lincoln: For those of us who want to improve the United States and keep it the greatest nation in the world, we must be aware of the true heroes who have made the country great as well as the villains who have besmirched it. Based on the books commercial success alone OReilly deserves praise from those who care about American history and applause for reaching out to readers who may enjoy history but would probably find scholarly works about the Lincoln assassination dry as dust. Certainly theres nothing wrong with popularizing history. Take, for example, the engrossing Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant, a multi-volume lifes work that titillates the reader with the salacious along with the historical. Killing Lincoln employs a terse style and wellpaced melodramaLincoln had only seven days to livemaking it undeniably page turning. Slightly annoying but no spoiler are the errors throughout like Lincolns furling his brow instead of furrowing his brow and the repeated references to the Oval Office which didnt exist until decades after the Lincoln assassination. More distracting for history purists, however, is an extraneous chapter about a romantic weekend that John Wilkes Booth had with Lucy Hale in Newport, Rhode Island. Lucy was once the girlfriend of Lincolns son Robert Todd Lincoln. But its relevance to the assassination is nil unless youre a fervent believer in six degrees of separation. Most distracting for me was OReillys omniscient point of view in which he purports to know Booths innermost thoughts at any given time. Here are a few examples. Booth walks the streets of Washington, his mind filled with the disparate strands of an unfinished plan. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com A t the Jan. 3 Homeowner Forum, Board President Joe Raffony presented Florence Lang with the January Volunteer Recognition Award. He said, Our volunteer for January has lived in Marion Landing a month shy of 18 years. Since moving here, she has displayed in the Lifestyle Center display case beautiful oriental collections, china, and flamingos, just to name a few. She is active with the Prime Timers and Friends group, especially their yearly Thanksgiving dinner theatre trip, has chaired a New Years Eve dance, and is the driving force behind the New Jersey Club Luncheons. She also writes articles for The Communicator that educates us all about the Jewish holidays. We are proud to present this months Volunteer Recognition award to Florence Lang. Florences engraved plaque will join the more than 142 other volunteers recognized by the community since 2001, all of which are posted in the Lifestyle Center.Forever FitPhysical activity may be one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself at any age, and having a fitness plan is an important step in becoming more active. On Jan. 4, our fitness instructor Mary Pat Giffin began a new three-phase fitness series focusing on exercises for senior adults. Each six-week program will incorporate Dynaband and ball routines, aspects of Tai Chi, Yoga and Qigong and balance drills. Phase one will focus on balance, phase two on stretching and phase three on strength training. These safe and effective workout classes incorporate slow, gentle movements which are done both seated and standing. You may join the program at any time, so why not meet your fellow Marion Landing residents in the Lifestyle Center each Wednesday at 11 a.m. to get fit and stay fit. The cost for each class is $5, and discount coupons are available at $20 for five classes. Previous coupons are being accepted for these classes. For more information, feel free to call the AcFlorence Lang honored with Volunteer Recognition Award M ARION LANDING D B Diane Bress tivities Office or stop by during regular office hours. Painting ClassDebbie Blackburn, certified Bob Ross-style painting instructor, will be holding a painting class on Monday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The subject of this class will be a landscape painting, and a sample of the painting is on display in the Activities Office window. Using this quick-study painting technique, you can learn to paint in only a short time even if you have never painted before. Debbie will expertly guide you through the simple steps that will allow you to produce a beautiful oil painting in just one class. The cost for the class is $35 which includes supplies and instruction, but we ask that you bring your own paper towels. Sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall, and prepayment by cash or check is required by Jan. 25. Presidential PrimaryJust a reminder that Tuesday, Jan. 31, is the Presidential Preference Primary Election, and our Lifestyle Center is a voting facility. Therefore, all activities held in the Lifestyle Center will be cancelled for that day, including the Tuesday morning Social. If you are a registered voter and your party has ballots in the primary, be sure to come out and vote. Every single vote is important. Super Bowl partyCome and root for your favorite team at this years Super Bowl Party on Feb. 5 from 6 to 10 p.m. where you can see the game on the big screen in the Lifestyle Center. The evening is hosted by Bill Wurst who promises a buffet of hot dogs, wings, homemade meatballs, and more. Coffee and ice are provided; bring your own beverage. Donation is $5, and tickets are being sold at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours. Valentines danceTickets are now available for the annual Valentines Day Dance at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during normal ticket sale hours. This years dance is being organized by Sheldon Blumenthal and Dorothy Ott. The dates been set for Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 10 p.m.; and there will be live music by Tomaura, a terrific husband and wife team, Tom and Maura Healy, who will play a diverse selection of music from swing, foxtrot and waltz to country line dance, disco and rock, reported Sheldon. And dont forget to BYOB and snacks. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help with the dance should contact Sheldon and Dot or leave your name in the Activities Office. Pickleball Resident Lane Pearsall would like to get a group together to play Pickleball. Once there is enough interest, well set a day and time to play. Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis; is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court; and uses a net that is similar to a tennis net, but is mounted two inches lower. Its played with a hard paddle PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSBoard President Joe Raffony with Volunteer Award Recipient Florence Lang. PLEASESEELANDING PAGE19 A s we all know, there are folks who go to bingo every Tuesday, without fail. However, how about the rest of you? When was the last time you tried bingo? Come and join your friends and neighbors for a fun evening. Doors open at 3 p.m., card sales are from 4 to 5:45 p.m. and the games begin at 6 p.m. Remember that no one under 18 years of age is allowed in the Orchid Club auditorium during games. All residents and overnight guests must wear visible name tags or pool tags. The snack bar will be open. If you need additional information call Dee at 352-2379364. Renaissance WomenValerie Oddo reports that she is so proud of the Renaissance Women ladies this holiday season. She and Nancy Schneider brought a donation of linens, blankets, rugs and liquid Dawn to the Humane Society. At that point they were smiling at each other but it was just the beginning. They continued on to Interfaith and presented the manager with $650 in checks from the Renaissance Women of Oak Run. He was extremely pleased as they would be serving Christmas dinner to so many people this year. Interfaith also helps the Salvation Army and Brothers Keepers soup kitchens. On they went to the Ritz Hotel which is being used for homeless veterans and is being renovated to hold two to a room. Nancy checked out some of the rooms and said they were clean, well furnished and comfortable. They donated kitchen supplies, dishes etc. Regardless of your faith, the holidays should be enjoyed by all and our group certainly made that possible for many. Nancy and Valerie felt tremendous pleasure and enjoyment in everything they accomplished that day. They say thank you one and all to the ladies of Renaissance Women. Come find out about the many social activities of this busy club at the next meeting on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Palm Grove at 2 p.m. All women of Oak Run are invited, regardless of marital status. Valentine DanceThe Ambassadors invite you to their My Funny The Oak Run ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out) had their annual gathering with their spouses at the Ocala Hilton last week. This group of retired men, who meet once a month, will be celebrating their seventh year together in February. The Red Hat Mamas were one chapter from several of the Royal Ladies of Oak Run Society who gathered for their annual luncheon last week. The theme was Hawaiian luau, complete with an island menu. With the ladies all decked out in their bright colors, the music was provided by a steel drum DJ for all to enjoy. Tuesday is bingo night at the Orchid Club Valentine dance at Palm Grove on Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Dukes Duo will keep the music of the 50s and 60s alive singing their blend of doo wop, rock and roll and many of the great songs of that time. They are sure to bring back great memories. Cost is $6 per person and tickets will be on sale on Monday, Jan. 30, in the Orchid Club card room from 8 to 10 a.m. and in the Orchid Club lobby on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9 to 10 a.m. Make checks payable to ORHA; no cash, please. Fairways Oaks Neighborhood Party The Fairway Oaks neighborhood party will be on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Orchid Club from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $11 per person; friends and family are welcome. A deli buffet will be provided and those attending are asked to bring a side dish or fruit plate to share. Dessert and coffee will be provided but you may bring your beverage of choice. There will be games, 50/50 and music. Please make out checks (only) to Fairway Oaks 20 Fund. They may be given to the Colatruglios, the Mowens or the Erhardts. Checks must be received no later than Wednesday, Feb. 8.Neighborhood 12 News Neighborhood 12 is holding a long awaited social on Feb. 14. This dinner will be held at Bella Cucina in Oak Run at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $16 all inclusive and will include pot roast, chicken Marsala, rice pilaf, fruit cup and apple cobbler. You may bring the beverage of your choice. For more information call Sandy Wolfe at 352-873-0816. Little Theatre Sex Please, Were SixtyPeople not associated with a theatre company have no idea of the total effort it takes, by many people, to put together a successful show. For instance the scenery creates the atmosphere in which the cast can set forth a good story line. We have in our midst probably the best creative mind for developing this scenic atmosphere. He is Art Schmidt who has been our our set designer for a number of years. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com A t the Jan. 3 Homeowner Forum, Board President Joe Raffony presented Florence Lang with the January Volunteer Recognition Award. He said, Our volunteer for January has lived in Marion Landing a month shy of 18 years. Since moving here, she has displayed in the Lifestyle Center display case beautiful oriental collections, china, and flamingos, just to name a few. She is active with the Prime Timers and Friends group, especially their yearly Thanksgiving dinner theatre trip, has chaired a New Years Eve dance, and is the driving force behind the New Jersey Club Luncheons. She also writes articles for The Communicator that educates us all about the Jewish holidays. We are proud to present this months Volunteer Recognition award to Florence Lang. Florences engraved plaque will join the more than 142 other volunteers recognized by the community since 2001, all of which are posted in the Lifestyle Center.Forever FitPhysical activity may be one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself at any age, and having a fitness plan is an important step in becoming more active. On Jan. 4, our fitness instructor Mary Pat Giffin began a new three-phase fitness series focusing on exercises for senior adults. Each six-week program will incorporate Dynaband and ball routines, aspects of Tai Chi, Yoga and Qigong and balance drills. Phase one will focus on balance, phase two on stretching and phase three on strength training. These safe and effective workout classes incorporate slow, gentle movements which are done both seated and standing. You may join the program at any time, so why not meet your fellow Marion Landing residents in the Lifestyle Center each Wednesday at 11 a.m. to get fit and stay fit. The cost for each class is $5, and discount coupons are available at $20 for five classes. Previous coupons are being accepted for these classes. For more information, feel free to call the AcFlorence Lang honored with Volunteer Recognition Award M ARION LANDING D B Diane Bress tivities Office or stop by during regular office hours. Painting ClassDebbie Blackburn, certified Bob Ross-style painting instructor, will be holding a painting class on Monday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The subject of this class will be a landscape painting, and a sample of the painting is on display in the Activities Office window. Using this quick-study painting technique, you can learn to paint in only a short time even if you have never painted before. Debbie will expertly guide you through the simple steps that will allow you to produce a beautiful oil painting in just one class. The cost for the class is $35 which includes supplies and instruction, but we ask that you bring your own paper towels. Sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall, and prepayment by cash or check is required by Jan. 25. Presidential PrimaryJust a reminder that Tuesday, Jan. 31, is the Presidential Preference Primary Election, and our Lifestyle Center is a voting facility. Therefore, all activities held in the Lifestyle Center will be cancelled for that day, including the Tuesday morning Social. If you are a registered voter and your party has ballots in the primary, be sure to come out and vote. Every single vote is important. Super Bowl partyCome and root for your favorite team at this years Super Bowl Party on Feb. 5 from 6 to 10 p.m. where you can see the game on the big screen in the Lifestyle Center. The evening is hosted by Bill Wurst who promises a buffet of hot dogs, wings, homemade meatballs, and more. Coffee and ice are provided; bring your own beverage. Donation is $5, and tickets are being sold at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours. Valentines danceTickets are now available for the annual Valentines Day Dance at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during normal ticket sale hours. This years dance is being organized by Sheldon Blumenthal and Dorothy Ott. The dates been set for Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 10 p.m.; and there will be live music by Tomaura, a terrific husband and wife team, Tom and Maura Healy, who will play a diverse selection of music from swing, foxtrot and waltz to country line dance, disco and rock, reported Sheldon. And dont forget to BYOB and snacks. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help with the dance should contact Sheldon and Dot or leave your name in the Activities Office. Pickleball Resident Lane Pearsall would like to get a group together to play Pickleball. Once there is enough interest, well set a day and time to play. Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis; is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court; and uses a net that is similar to a tennis net, but is mounted two inches lower. Its played with a hard paddle PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSBoard President Joe Raffony with Volunteer Award Recipient Florence Lang. PLEASESEELANDING PAGE19 A s we all know, there are folks who go to bingo every Tuesday, without fail. However, how about the rest of you? When was the last time you tried bingo? Come and join your friends and neighbors for a fun evening. Doors open at 3 p.m., card sales are from 4 to 5:45 p.m. and the games begin at 6 p.m. Remember that no one under 18 years of age is allowed in the Orchid Club auditorium during games. All residents and overnight guests must wear visible name tags or pool tags. The snack bar will be open. If you need additional information call Dee at 352-2379364. Renaissance WomenValerie Oddo reports that she is so proud of the Renaissance Women ladies this holiday season. She and Nancy Schneider brought a donation of linens, blankets, rugs and liquid Dawn to the Humane Society. At that point they were smiling at each other but it was just the beginning. They continued on to Interfaith and presented the manager with $650 in checks from the Renaissance Women of Oak Run. He was extremely pleased as they would be serving Christmas dinner to so many people this year. Interfaith also helps the Salvation Army and Brothers Keepers soup kitchens. On they went to the Ritz Hotel which is being used for homeless veterans and is being renovated to hold two to a room. Nancy checked out some of the rooms and said they were clean, well furnished and comfortable. They donated kitchen supplies, dishes etc. Regardless of your faith, the holidays should be enjoyed by all and our group certainly made that possible for many. Nancy and Valerie felt tremendous pleasure and enjoyment in everything they accomplished that day. They say thank you one and all to the ladies of Renaissance Women. Come find out about the many social activities of this busy club at the next meeting on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Palm Grove at 2 p.m. All women of Oak Run are invited, regardless of marital status. Valentine DanceThe Ambassadors invite you to their My Funny The Oak Run ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out) had their annual gathering with their spouses at the Ocala Hilton last week. This group of retired men, who meet once a month, will be celebrating their seventh year together in February. The Red Hat Mamas were one chapter from several of the Royal Ladies of Oak Run Society who gathered for their annual luncheon last week. The theme was Hawaiian luau, complete with an island menu. With the ladies all decked out in their bright colors, the music was provided by a steel drum DJ for all to enjoy. Tuesday is bingo night at the Orchid Club Valentine dance at Palm Grove on Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Dukes Duo will keep the music of the 50s and 60s alive singing their blend of doo wop, rock and roll and many of the great songs of that time. They are sure to bring back great memories. Cost is $6 per person and tickets will be on sale on Monday, Jan. 30, in the Orchid Club card room from 8 to 10 a.m. and in the Orchid Club lobby on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9 to 10 a.m. Make checks payable to ORHA; no cash, please. Fairways Oaks Neighborhood Party The Fairway Oaks neighborhood party will be on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Orchid Club from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $11 per person; friends and family are welcome. A deli buffet will be provided and those attending are asked to bring a side dish or fruit plate to share. Dessert and coffee will be provided but you may bring your beverage of choice. There will be games, 50/50 and music. Please make out checks (only) to Fairway Oaks 20 Fund. They may be given to the Colatruglios, the Mowens or the Erhardts. Checks must be received no later than Wednesday, Feb. 8.Neighborhood 12 News Neighborhood 12 is holding a long awaited social on Feb. 14. This dinner will be held at Bella Cucina in Oak Run at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $16 all inclusive and will include pot roast, chicken Marsala, rice pilaf, fruit cup and apple cobbler. You may bring the beverage of your choice. For more information call Sandy Wolfe at 352-873-0816. Little Theatre Sex Please, Were SixtyPeople not associated with a theatre company have no idea of the total effort it takes, by many people, to put together a successful show. For instance the scenery creates the atmosphere in which the cast can set forth a good story line. We have in our midst probably the best creative mind for developing this scenic atmosphere. He is Art Schmidt who has been our our set designer for a number of years. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Story by Bill OReilly and Martin Dugard In his Note to Readers, OReilly outlines his purpose in writing about Lincoln: For those of us who want to improve the United States and keep it the greatest nation in the world, we must be aware of the true heroes who have made the country great as well as the villains who have besmirched it. Based on the books commercial success alone OReilly deserves praise from those who care about American history and applause for reaching out to readers who may enjoy history but would probably find scholarly works about the Lincoln assassination dry as dust. Certainly theres nothing wrong with popularizing history. Take, for example, the engrossing Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant, a multi-volume lifes work that titillates the reader with the salacious along with the historical. Killing Lincoln employs a terse style and wellpaced melodramaLincoln had only seven days to livemaking it undeniably page turning. Slightly annoying but no spoiler are the errors throughout like Lincolns furling his brow instead of furrowing his brow and the repeated references to the Oval Office which didnt exist until decades after the Lincoln assassination. More distracting for history purists, however, is an extraneous chapter about a romantic weekend that John Wilkes Booth had with Lucy Hale in Newport, Rhode Island. Lucy was once the girlfriend of Lincolns son Robert Todd Lincoln. But its relevance to the assassination is nil unless youre a fervent believer in six degrees of separation. Most distracting for me was OReillys omniscient point of view in which he purports to know Booths innermost thoughts at any given time. Here are a few examples. Booth walks the streets of Washington, his mind filled with the disparate strands of an unfinished plan. 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and a polymer Wiffle ball. Although pickleball appears to be very similar to tennis, there are key differences that make pickleball more accessible to a wider range of players, particularly seniors. The primary difference is the speed of the pickleball ball which typically moves at one-third of the average speed of a tennis ball. Equally important, however, is the size of the court which is just under onethird of the total area of a tennis court. This smaller area combined with the slower moving ball makes pickleball much easier to play than tennis. If youd like to give pickleball a try, or if youve played before and would like to again, please sign up on the sheet hanging on the activity wall. Travel newsIf you are interested in any of the trips listed below, details are available on the flyers posted on the Travel Board in the Lifestyle Center, or you may call 237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. Enjoy an afternoon of Thoroughbred horse racing at Tampa Bay Downs on Friday, Feb. 3. Tickets are $51 each which will reserve your seat in the newly-renovated dining room with elevator and an excellent view of the finish line. The trip includes round-trip motor coach, gratuity for the driver, clubhouse admission, racing program, trophy presentation in Winners Circle and hot buffet luncheon. Bus leaves Ocala at 8 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. Travel to Clearwater on Saturday, Feb. 4, to the Early Bird Dinner Theater to see Lie, Cheat and Genuflect, a laugh-packed farce of twists, turns, puns and pratfalls. Tickets are $66 and include round-trip motor coach, hot buffet luncheon, all tax and gratuities. Check the flyer posted on the Travel Board for more information. Plan ahead and make your reservation for the popular Nashville show trip from May 6-12, 2012. This 7 day/6 night spring trip includes a guided tour of Nashville, ride on the Delta Flatboats inside the Opryland Hotel, and an evening at the Grand Ole Opry. You will also visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, have dinner and enjoy a show at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre, tour beautiful Belle Meade Plantations, visit Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, and ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway in Chattanooga. There will also be time to explore on your own. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. There are still some openings on the cruise to the eastern Caribbean from Mar. 16-25 aboard the Navigator of the Seas. For more information, please refer to the flyer posted on the Travel Board or call the Activities Office. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com O n Sunday, U.S. postal rates will go up on all services. First class stamps will now cost 45 cents which is a is still a good price to mail a letter, 10 cents for delivery and 35 cents for the storage. Some claim the increase was caused by the revised standards of the Civil Servants test; employees can now count to 45. There is still time for you to go out and buy some Forever stamps before Sunday. But be careful, those Forever stamps will be worthless if the U.S. Postal Service goes bankrupt.Post Office HassleLast month a blonde went to the post office to buy stamps for her Christmas cards. She said to the clerk, May I have 50 Christmas stamps? What denomination? the clerk asked. Wow! Has it come to this? said the blonde, Give me 6 Catholic, 12 Presbyterian, and 33 Baptist. Before ForeverBefore Forever stamps were issued, stamps marked with letters of the alphabet were used when the price of mailing a letter increased. The last stamp in that series was the H stamp. Forever stamps came out to avoid the next logical step in the alphabet series, the I-rate stamp. Wet Letter Day I received a package the other day, but when it arrived it was all damp. I complained at the post office, and they said it must have had postage dew.Post cardsOnly in America do we have a General in charge of the post office and a Secretary in charge of defense. Did you hear the one about the unstamped letter? You wouldnt get it. I wrote a letter to the Postmaster General once on ways to improve mail service. It got lost. I remember when the Postal workers started a slowdown strike for a pay raise. They had to call it off. Nobody noticed. If you ever want to make sure somebody gets whats coming to em, dont mail it! One good thing about the Post Office its over 200 years old and yet its never been hindered by progress. I just got my new drivers license in the mail the other day. Unfortunately it expired last month. The difference between a chess player and a postal worker is that a chess player moves every now and then. Sticky SituationA lady bought a stamp at the post office and asked the clerk, Shall I stick it on myself? The clerk said, Itll get there faster if you stick it on the envelope. Typical?At the post office a wife grumbled, I wish to complain about the service. The postmaster replied, What is the trouble, Madam? Young Wife: My husband is in Albany on business, and the card he sent me is postmarked Atlantic City.How fast?A woman took a package to the post office to mail and was told it would cost $6.40 for fast delivery or $4.15 for slower service. There is no hurry, she told the clerk, just so the package is delivered in my lifetime. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com posited in the bank, and if you need any, all you do is write a check. She showed grandma how to write out a check. By now grandma was confused and more than a little exasperated. Quickly grandma wrote out a check for $50 and handed it back to the teller. Youre withdrawing all your money? Yes. The teller counted out $50 and handed it to her. Grandma looked at the teller and said, No. I want MY money. The teller retrieved the crumpled $50 bill and handed it to grandma. As she walked out, the teller heard her mumble, What a crazy way to run business. No wonder banks fail. There is only one sure account I can bank on. Jesus said, Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: (Matthew 6:19-20 KJV). The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, Ocala. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 I ts January in our little corner of Florida and that means only one thing, winter. Of course winter down here is nothing like what our Northern friends are experiencing, but it does get a bit depressing to have to wear sweaters and socks with sandals! Its also sad to see the brown, actually dormant, bahia grass and the lifeless hibiscus bushes that so recently were in full bloom. And so, to cheer us all up, I offer a little bit of Jewish humor (that and chicken soup cure almost anything!) from some of the classic Jewish comedians who have delighted audiences of all races and creeds. When most of us think of Jewish humor, we think of the comedians who played the Borscht Belt, that is, the resorts in the Catskills of New York State where Jews would go on vacations. The names read like a litany of humor: Shecky Greene, Danny Kaye, Red Buttons, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, Sid Ceasar, Jackie Mason, Joan Rivers, Victor Borge, Woody Allen, Lenny Bruce, George Burns, Jack Benny, Alan King, Mel Brooks, Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield and a host of others. Many of these comics were the masters of the one-liner giving comic relief to the all-suffering Jewish mother who wants only the best for her children at all costs to the plight of the Jewish people itself being a minority in America. Jewish humor is funny because it roots for the underdog and has him coming out on top through wit and wisdom. It pokes fun of Jewish traditions and folkways but on the other hand, gives praise to the various rituals it pokes fun of. (Circumcision jokes are a good example of this genre.) As with any ethnic group, understanding the ethnic group helps you to enjoy the humor especially when Jews make fun of themselves for some of the things we like to do: buying wholesale or looking for bargains, eating Chinese foods or wondering whether the rabbi really fasts all day on Yom Kippur. In the worst of times, this too shall pass with a bit of humor thrown in, helped Jews to survive through the ages. The whole holiday of Purim is a good example of this when wicked Haman sought the destruction of the Jews of ancient Persia only to be saved by Queen Esther. Tomfoolery is the order of the day and satire reigns supreme. What could be more fun? I now would like to offer a few of my favorite oneJewish January jokes J UDI S JOURNAL J S Judi Siegal liners with a couple of other jokes for your enjoyment: Doctor: Youll live to be 60! Patient: I am 60! Doctor: What did I tell you? Doctor: Your check came back! Patient: So did my arthritis! Patient: I have a ringing in my ears. Doctors: Dont answer it! Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? Theyre worth it! My wife and I went to the hotel where we spent our wedding night. This time I went into the bathroom and cried. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. The Harvard School of Medicine conducted a study as to why Jewish women like Chinese food so much. They discovered that won ton spelled backwards was not now. When the new State of Israel was being established, the Knesset (parliament) got together to try to figure out how to build up the country. One member pointed out that after any war with the United States, the U.S. would always build up the country it defeated. Japan was cited as an example. The suggestion was made that Israel should declare war on the United States. David Ben Gurion, the prime minister, scratched his head and asked: But what if we win? The Arab heads of state met with the president of Israel and proposed a solution to their long-standing animosity. If the Israelis could produce a dog to fight the Arabs dog, the winner of the match would be the ones to secure peace in the Middle East. Both sides had five years to produce the dog for the match and with much bombastic behavior on both sides, the battle was on. After five years, the Arabs engineered the most ferocious attack dog ever bred. Confident of victory, they led him out to face his Israeli adversary. To their surprise and disappointment, the Israelis produced the longest dachshund they had ever seen. No contest there and the Arabs were very sorry for the Israelis. As they led their monstrous beast out to devour the dachshund, a strange thing happened. The Israeli dog opened its mouth revealing sharp, huge teeth and swallowed the Arabs dog. You see, the Israelis had engineered a crocodile in the shape of a dachshund. Now if there were only peace in the Middle East. The Bible tells us: A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. (Prob. 17:22 KJV) or better translated: A joyful heart makes for good health; despondency dries up the bones. (Jewish Publication Society) And on the bottom of the web page where I found this quote, I found an ad about the signs of heart attacks! And that was no joke! Judi is a former teacher and Jewish educator. She lives in Sun Valley with her husband, Phil. The inaugural Christian 12 Step Ministry Golf Tournament benefitting the Christian 12 Step Ministry, 415 N.W.1st Ave., is set for Saturday, March 17 at the Ocala Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. The scramble format event offers a fun family oriented day starting with a continental style breakfast and ending with a buffet style luncheon. There will be team prizes, a hole in one prize, mulligans for sale, and more. Money raised will support the much needed outreach program that continually affects families by addressing the throes of addiction and assisting in the recovery and reunification of the families of addicts. Founded in 1979, the Christian 12 Step Ministry is a biblically based, not for profit program. Registration is $60, single or $220, foursome. Registrations received or postmarked by March 1 are eligible for a prize drawing. For more information, call 352-732-0877 or contact Roger at 352-502-6519 or visit www.christian12step.org. On-line registration is available. Golf tournament scheduled for March 17 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES G rilling is a great way to get a whole lot of flavor that goes way beyond plain burgers and basic barbecue. Lean meats, juicy marinades and zesty top pings add up to terrific flame-kissed dishes that will make guests want to kiss the cook. Here are some easy ways to take big flavor from the grate to the plate: Grill Up the Unexpected A lot of fruits and veggies are easy to cook over the coals. Try: Zucchini Eggplant Portobello mushrooms Corn Romaine hearts Pineapple Onion (sliced thick) Stone fruits like peaches, plums and mangoes Marinate Meats When grilling lean meat, use a flavorful marinade with some acidic ingredients (like citrus juices) to help break down tough meat fibers. Make sure the marinade covers the meat entirely, and let it do its magic for several hours or overnight. Some bold ingredients to experiment with: Chili sauce Olive oil Lemon or lime juice Soy sauce Worcestershire sauce Molasses Garlic Red pepper flakes Top It OffIn addition to the good old grilling standbys like ketchup or barbecue sauce, set out some tasty toppers that can work on just about anything: Roasted red peppers Caramelized onions Spicy Wholly Guacamole Pickled jalapeo peppers Chipotle or basil mayo Wholly Salsa Smoked cheese slices When youre ready to fire up some flavor, try these recipes from Wholly Guacamole. Made with all-natural ingredients, Wholly Guacamole can be found in the produce section of your grocery store. For more recipes, visit www.eatwholly.com. Guacamania Guacamole isnt just packed with flavor, its packed with healthful ingredients. Avocados are full of the good kinds of fats the same ones in olive oil and almonds. Theyre loaded with magne sium, Vitamin E, folic acid and lutein, a natural antioxidant. Avocados have 60 percent more potas sium than bananas. Add in the benefits associated with tomatoes and onions andyouhavearemark ably low-calorie, good-time food. Beef Steak Soft TacosServes: 6 Marinade: 2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chili powder Beef Tacos: 2 boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds) 12 small flour tortillas, warmed Toppings: Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, dairy sour cream, guacamole (optional) Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 14 to 17 minutes for medium rare (145F) to medium (160F) done ness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices; season with salt. Serve in tortillas with toppings.Wholly Lime Cheeseburgers Serves: 6 2 pounds lean ground beef 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese 6 hamburger buns Your favorite flavor of Wholly Guacamole In a large bowl mix together ground beef, lime juice, garlic, onion and tomatoes. Form meat into 6 patties. Cook burgers to desired doneness on a preheated grill. Add a slice of cheese to each burger during the last minute of cooking. Serve on toasted buns with a healthy dollop of guacamole. This recipe also makes great sliders. For a leaner version, use ground turkey instead of ground beef.Avocado Stuffed SalmonServes: 4 2 packages lemon butter grilled salmon, defrosted 1 cup spicy Wholly Guacamole 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1 teaspoon lemon zest Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350F. Using a sharp serrated knife, cut a pocket into the side of each piece of salmon. In a bowl, combine guacamole, egg yolk, bread crumbs and lemon zest to make stuffing. Stuff fish with avocado mixture; season each fillet with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes and serve immediately. 0009P1H park & ride from the mall F L O R I D A Admission $3 Children under 12 FREE 000A83S TILT-SWIVEL DINING EXPERIENCE DINETTES & STOOLS Ocala 352-237-5557 3131 SW College Rd., 200 Across from Paddock Mall justdining.com 000A9GW

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com G od does not make grandmothers like He once did. At least not like MY grandmother. Grandmother never trusted such things as banks with her money. Someone once told my grandmother, If you would put your money in the bank, they would pay you interest. With a confused look on her face she responded, I have enough interest in my money, nobody else needs to bother about it. That was that! After my grandfather died, my wife and I had the opportunity to take grandma out for supper. It was a delightful restaurant and we thought it would be a real treat for her. More than once, I had to keep her from getting up and serving coffee to the rest of the people in the restaurant. After all, she did that at the church suppers. Why not here. Ive got two good legs, she protested. Then came time to pay the check and the waiter brought the check and laid it in front of me. I immediately took a credit card out of my wallet and laid it on the check. I could tell grandma had never seen a credit card before. Put that away, she said. I believe that man wants you to pay for our supper. Dont you have any money? Im paying for our supper with my credit card, I explained. Oh, dear, she moaned. You know I dont believe in cards. Cards are of the devil, and I have never had a deck of cards in my house. Im a little surprised that you, a minister, would be fooling around with such things of the devil. She insisted we tip the waiter in good ole American cash. I am not sure if grandma ever really understood the credit card. She bought nothing on credit and did not accept credit. Everything had to be done in cash. She often quoted the scripture verse that says, Owe no man any thing . (Romans 13:8 KJV), which she took quite literally. As grandma got older, she began to rethink the business of opening a bank account. Without telling anyone, she decided to go to the bank and open an account. She had saved up $50 for this purpose. Grandma nervously entered the bank and walked up to the man sitting at the desk marked New Accounts. Good morning, Maam. Im Gary Goodman. How can I help you today? The man seemed pleasant enough, and grandma thought entrusting him with the delicate job at hand was probably safe. I wanna open an account, she mumbled. Fine. Ill get you all set up. It wont take but a few minutes. With that, he took out some papers and laid them on his desk in front of grandma. Now, he said, lets begin. What is your name? She told him. O.K. What is your address? What? What is your address? Why do you need to know that? Im just filling out the form, Maam. The young man a little confused with her hesitancy said, We can come back to that. What is your date of birth? Grandmas face turned a little red. What do you want to know that for, she gasped? Im just filling out the forms. Can you give me your telephone number? That did it for grandma. She got up from her seat and looked him right in the face and said, Young man, I dont know who you think you are, but I am not interested in your advances. Im old enough to be your mother. You ought to be ashamed. Just then the manager of the bank walked by. Mary, what are you doing here? The manager quickly assessed the situation and told the young man he would take care of this customer and tried to console my grandmother. I dont know whats gotten into young folk these days, she whispered. Barely concealing his manager his smile he said, Ill take care of you, Mary, he assured her. He knew all the information about her and quickly filled in the paper work and walked grandma to the teller for her first deposit. Grandma handed the teller a crumpled $50 bill. The teller took it and gave her a deposit receipt. Wheres my money? grandma demanded. Its safe in the bank, Maam. How do you know my money from everyone elses? The money is all deIn life, an account at the bank can be a relative thing O UT TO PASTOR J S Rev. James L. Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR PAGE13 going through catalogs and/or going on line to learn of the best and latest equipment available to us. Under his tutelage we now have a new sound guru learning the ropes of our sound system. He is Bruce McDuffee, who earned his spurs in Way Off Broadways fall production and will be handling the mikes for our play. January sale dates for tickets to Sex Please, Were Sixty in the Orchid Club Lobby are Jan. 25 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Jan. 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. If you cannot make it to a ticket sale you can secure tickets from any member of Little Theatre. For dinner theatre ticket call Diana Schmidt at 352873-7243 and for all other shows, Linda Noel at 352873-9908. As we keep reminding you, that for the best possible seating get your tickets early Oak Run TravelNo one does Irish like The Rovers! Wayne and Howardean Krueger will host this trip to Ruth Eckerd hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to see this fantastic group (and yes, you will be back in time for bingo!) If you love a good laugh and if Celtic strains from guitars, banjo, accordion and the bodhran make you want to clap your hands, stomp your feet, or get up and dance, this show is for you. The Florida State Fair runs for 11 days and on Thursday, Feb. 16, the Flickingers will host a trip to the fair. You will pay your own entrance to the fair so that you will be able to purchase any additional attractions you desire. Besides the rides and exhibits, other venues during the fair include the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 and Cracker Country, which demonstrates life in frontier Florida. Vicki Lawrence and Mama will appear at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. Vicki approaches everything with a sense of humor because Life is much too serious to be taken seriously! She and Mama share some of that marvelous humor with us. Call Kitty Trichel to join this trip. When Charlie Gibson was still on Good Morning America he came on the show one morning and raved about a show he had seen the previous evening. It was Stomp. It is fantastic the way this eight member group uses everything but percussion instruments, matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, zippo lighters, hubcaps, etc., to fill the stage with music. Oak Run Travel has tickets for the 2 p.m. show on Saturday, March 31, at the Phillips Center in Gainesville. Call Joanne and John Misener to reserve your seat.Has Your Irrigation System Lost Its Mind? Some Laurel Oaks residents who have individual sprinkler systems (are not on maintained lots) have found that their systems have not been on schedule since the first of January. They inquired to the manufacturer, Hunter, and discovered that some systems only display a calendar up through the year 2011! They say the manufacturer suggests that they now set the year to 2006 in order to display the current day of the week. Then, because 2012 is a leap year, on March 1 they need to change the year to 2001 to display the current day of the week. Allegedly things should be OK for the rest of the year. (Columnists note: I am passing this information along for whatever use it may be to you. Please dont call this columnist if the fix doesnt work because I know absolutely nothing about this or any other sprinkler system.) November 2012 CruiseOak Run residents Roseann and Franco Piscitelli are hosting a 7 night cruise on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas beginning Nov. 25, 2012. They invite all Oak Run residents and their friends and guests to come along. For further information please call Roseann at 352-873-7646. Royal Oaks Lady NinersWe welcome new members to our group: Judy Barmore, Diane Dufrene and Ginger Drake. For our first play of the year we played par 4s and 1/2 handicap. Winners in the first flight were Charlotte Green first, Rae Stover second, Bette Johnson third and in the second flight Joyce Madill and Cindy Kocher tied for first, Eleanor Cerlinko second. Closest to the pin was Elsa Berbig. Dont forget to sign up for the Sweetheart Scramble on Feb. 16! Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole Golf After having two Tuesday games cancelled due to rain and then freezing cold weather, we had beautiful weather for our End of the Year golf tournament, awards ceremony and luncheon on Tuesday, Jan.10. The game was -Person Team Net/ The winners were: First PlaceJan Tennant and Gigi Bagg, Second PlaceMaureen Edwards and Judy Klein, Third PlaceSylvia Zappia and Arlene Klann, and tie for Fourth PlaceCarol Allison and Beverly Lassiter and Carol Clark and Ginger Drake. Noreen Salo was Closest to the Pin on hole #6. After golf we met in the Members Room. Awards were given for the most birdies and ringers in each flight throughout the year. Carole Dygert our Club Champion was awarded her trophy and thanks were extended to our out-going President Pat Blackburn from our incoming President Elsa Berbig. The Royal Oaks staff served us a delicious lunch and we all enjoyed a piece of cake for dessert. All members of ROWGO are looking forward to another fun year of golf! Royal Oaks Mens Golf On Jan. 13, the January Starter tournament was held. The weather was not the best, as it was the first day of a cold spell, and cold indeed it was. 56 brave souls played the tourney, which was a shambles format. All players in a foursome drove, then each played his ball from the best drive of the group. Three net scores were counted for each group. The winners in the white flight were Mickey Klein, Hal Loomis, Al Prachel, and Tom Ducz with a score of 179. Second with a score of 180 were Ron Proctor, Ralph Lavocca, Larry Collins, and Gene Topp. Third with a score of 181 were Jim Lacey, Ron Kowalewski, Jim Dygert, and Dick Feltenberger. It was a close match with all the teams scoring extremely well. The winners of the red flight were Virgil Hein, John ONeill, Duke Slayton, and Dick Spano with a score 181. They were led in this effort by Duke (Long Ball) Slayton, who was on his game. In second place with a 190 were George Gariepy, Bob Gildea, Larry Soine, and Paul Valois. Third went to Dick Rizzo, Paul Colatruglio, John Foutty, and Joe Paller with a 193. Thankfully the dining staff took pity on us, and we enjoyed a good buffet inside instead of out in the cold. I think the staff were happy to be inside as well. Thanks to Ron Tennant, our food chairman, and to Sue Wile for another good meal. Finally, thanks to the tournament chairmen Bill Ellin and Hal Loomis for a well run and fun outing. Also, thanks to Lori Wilkes once again for helping with the scoring and logging of the results, and to Dick Rizzo for auditing the cards. And so we go into the New Year on a good foot. Enjoy! Send all items for this column to Carol Ann Wheeler at democratcarol@deccacable.com no later than the afternoon of the Friday before publication. Note there are no hyphens in the address. If you wish to call her, the number is in the Oak Run directory. You may send pictures as jpg attachments. Typed copy or hard copy photos can be placed in Carols cubby across the street from her house but should be submitted earlier as they take longer to process. The names of the people in all photos must be included. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com His speech in Exeter was schmaltz piled on top of saccharin in a perfect storm of substanceless sentimentality. First, he said he believed in America. Then, he said he loved America. And in conclusion, he quoted verses from "America the Beautiful." In Romney's case, patriotism is the first refuge of a politician who doesn't dare say anything new or interesting. Neither of those will ever be a quality associated with Romney. He continues to excel in debates by routinely coming up with answers that feel as though they were produced by a crack marketing team for maximum unassailability. His stumbles are so rare that they become as noticeable as the tiny wobbles of an Olympic skater trying to nail a triple Lutz. Challenged over the weekend on why he didn't run for re-election as Massachusetts governor in 2006, he said he "went back into business," even though he was already running for president when he left the governor's mansion. Romney wanted to hang on to the scripted presentation of himself as a businessman above all else -plausibility be damned. It was a small falsity that stood for larger worries about his genuineness. Very few politicians have what it takes to follow the old rules with the proficiency of a Mitt Romney. It takes brains, discipline and managerial skill. But people have trouble warming up to the (almost) flawlessly executing candidate from a flawlessly executing machine. The Romney campaign notwithstanding, there's no rule against inspiring people.Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. LOWRYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Maranatha Baptist Church1. The AWANA (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) program is ongoing and always open to young people from ages 3 to 18. AWANA is an exciting program of Christian learning and games of competition with awards. It is held each Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church. Pastor C. Michael Mike Swingle has begun his duties as the new youth pastor and has planned many activities for young people. 2. The childrens choir, J.A.M. (Jesus and Me), invites all children from 1st grade through 12th grade to participate. Ms. Pat Haas is the director and will welcome the children and show them how enjoyable it is to part of the J.A.M. choir. Practice is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the church. 3. On Sunday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. Maranatha Baptist church will hold a Singspiration. This will include the choir as well as the congregation. Joyce Warner, Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker are the directors. Please come and enjoy this time of singing spirtual hymns and RELIGION worshipping with us. 4. Beginning Sunday, March 25, through April 1, Maranatha Baptist Church will hold its Missions Conference which will be followed with special guest, Evangelist Kenny Evans. The schedule and more news for these events next month. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions to the church. St. Jude Catholic CommunityThe Bereavement Group for those grieving the loss of a loved one will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone in the community with a need to share their feelings of grief. Please call the church office at 352-347-0154 prior to each meeting you plan to attend. Creole Masses for the Haitians in our community are celebrated every second and fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. The next date is Jan. 22. Classes for Spanish as a second language are offered every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. We are sponsoring another Fitness Walk on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is $10 per lap. Those participating are not only raising funds for the church, but are helping their health. Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Jan. 20: Forever Young Group, Potluck Dinner and a Movie, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182, website is www.ccomc.org.Worship service at TimberRidgeCountryside Presbyterian Church provides Christian Ministry to residents of TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9848 S.W. 110th St., Ocala, and holds bimonthly worship services. If you have a loved one, or friend at the TimberRidge Center you are invited to attend our next service on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10:15 a.m. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Guess what, Lamb? Youre about to experience a new perspective on a situation you long regarded quite differently. What you learn could open more opportunities later. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Bold Bovine is tempted to charge into a new venture. But it might be best to take things one step at a time, so that you know just where you are at any given point. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its a good time to go on that fun getaway youve been planning. Youll return refreshed, ready and, yes, even eager to tackle the new challenge that awaits you. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The Moon Child loves to fantasize about magical happenings in the early part of the week. But the sensible Crab gets down to serious business by weeks end. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) What goes around comes around for those lucky Leos and Leonas whose acts of generosity could be repaid with opportunities to expand into new and exciting areas of interest. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your concern about your job responsibilities is commendable. But you need to take some quiet time to share with someone who has really missed being with you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Aspects favor getting out and meeting new people. And as a bonus, you might find that some of your newly made friends could offer important business contacts. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might take pride in wanting to do everything yourself. But nows a good time to ask family members to help with a demanding personal situation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Pay more attention to the possibilities in that workplace change. It could show the way to make that long-sought turn on your career path. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Your need to succeed might overwhelm obligations to your loved ones. Ease up on that workload and into some well-deserved time with family and friends. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules for amorous Aquarians who can make good use of their ability to communicate feelings. Dont be surprised if theyre reciprocated in kind. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Fishing for compliments? No doubt, you probably earned them. But its best to let others believe they were the ones who uncovered the treasure you really are. BORN THIS WEEK: Your good works flow from an open, generous heart. Nothing makes you happier than to see others happy as well. 2012 King Features Synd., Inc. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com what can the righteous do? Americans have long been a brave people. We like to talk about the heroic conduct of our armed forces, and well we should. But just as our men and women in uniform show courage in their sphere, can we show it in ours? It is now time for us to see if we can still summon the personal virtue and political courage without which no economy, or nation, can long endure. This will mean hard choices. It will mean exposure to certain vulnerabilities in order to restore long-term economic health. It will mean we will have to make decisions about things concerning which there might not be great options but not to choose, to tuck ones head down and pretend that the future will not come, is actually a choice. It is to choose to subject oneself to various events which could be avoided if hard thinking and courage were summoned. Not too American, that. Let us steel ourselves to the tough choices our Republic deserves, with the concurrent commitment that through the non-governmental institutions of family, church, synagogue, not-for-profit charities, professional associations and small and large corporate enterprise, we will address the needs our sagging Leviathan cannot. Robert Schwarzwalder is senior vice-president at the Family Research Council. CHOICES CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christmas Child thanks Thanks to the generous efforts of Ocala residents, thousands of hurting children worldwide will have the opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. Ocala residents joined Operation Christmas Child, the worlds largest Christmas project of its kind, to pack 14,025 shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and necessity items. These gift-filled shoe boxes are making their way or have already made their way into the hands of needy children in 100 receiving countries. On behalf of our community, I would like to thank the volunteers at local collection sites and everyone who packed an Operation Christmas Child shoe box gift. For many of the children receiving these boxes, the simple shoe box will be the first gift they have ever received. Although the Ocala dropoff locations are closed until November 2012, gifts are received throughout the year at Samaritans Purse, 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, N.C., 28607. If you would like to get involved year-round in helping children in need through Operation Christmas Child, go online to www.samaritanspurse.org/ occ or call 407-852-3727. Thanks again to everyone who participated in this project. A simple gift, packed with love, can communicate hope and transform the lives of children worldwide! Cindy Beyer Regional Director, Florida/Puerto Rico Operation Christmas Child Coach or players, brains or no brains? Well, the Denver Broncos have now finished their season. So now we can stop jumping on Tim Tebows back. Tebow time is on hold until next year. Lets hope he has better coaches by then. It seems as if when Denver doesnt win its Tebows fault. Conversely if they do win, Tebows a hero. Neither is right. Now, right up front I am not nor will I be a Florida fan, except where Tebow is concerned as he was a recruit of Ron Zooks. Urban Meyer is pathetic. Being from Ohio, Im afraid Ive supported my last Ohio State team until Meyer is gone, which may not be too long as hell probably get sick again. Poor baby! But, to the more serious side of this article. Football players and coaches can not be construed as being in the top 70 percent of those with intelligence. Ive said before, I had a professor in college who told his class that average, as in having a C is not too bright, and was he right. Just listen to the grammar of football players whove turned analysts as well as coaches and players themselves and youll get my point. When you have a preponderance of football players, who dont finish college, what can you expect? But, more to the point, it was put forward in the media, that so went Tebow, so went the Broncos. Wrong! So went the coaching staff, so went the Broncos. John Fox was a so-so coach with the Carolina Panthers, and hes not doing too well at Denver. Last week John Elway said to let Tebow go and do his thing, they did and they won. But in the game against New England, from the first down utilizing a play up the middle, we knew this was going to be a long night and so it was. At 12:23 in the 4th quarter, and down by 32, Denver ran the ball up the middle 76 percent of the time. Whos at fault? John Fox and the offensive coordinator. Tebow has not yet earned the right to call his own plays. Thats left to the more experienced coaches. If John Elway had any sense, he would get rid of his entire coaching staff and start over. The offensive and defensive lines were pathetic. What would have happened to Denver if Jim Harbaugh was the coach? Win! Every, and I mean every, sports analyst on ESPN, CBS, FOX and NBC made fun and wisecracks about Tim Tebow. Now that hes away from Florida I can see he will have a bright future. Sure hes not in the mold of the old guy way thinking of quarterbacks and many of those quarterbacks are putting him down. As I said before, I liked Tebow when he was with Florida but now let him blossom into his place in football history. If he doesnt, it wont be his fault. Ill bet if they let him call his own plays next year, they will go 12-4 at the very least. But folks, its coaches, coaches, coaches. Clean house in Denver, bring in John Gruden, and away we go. Bill Ford Ocala LETTERS TO THE EDITOR BY RICH LOWRY King FeaturesM itt Romney has one advantage over his rivals above all others: He is running a presidential campaign. None of his competitors has been able to manage it in quite the same way. A Romney rally in Exeter, N.H., was a textbook exercise in traditional presidential politics. The venue was big, a highschool gym. The advance work was flawless. The American flag backdrop was enormous. The three generations of the Romney family arrayed in front of it were so picturesque that they might have arrived straight from a photo shoot for a Tommy Hilfiger advertisement. When so many commentators have said that, with anti-establishment sentiment running so high, everything is different in Republican presidential politics, Romney has been the old-school candidate. He hews to the familiar instruction manual with a pharisaical devotion. Raise scads of money and build a national organization. Always stay on message and evaluate every move with an eye to the general election. Win endorsements. Take apart opponents precisely to the extent necessary, no more, no less. As Philip Klein of The Washington Examinerhas observed, Romney has been the only guy to show up for the job interview wearing a suit. He hasn't been on a book tour masquerading as a presidential campaign (Herman Cain). He hasn't banked everything on the debates (Newt Gingrich), or showed up unprepared (Rick Perry). He hasn't bet on his performance in just one state (Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman). Anyone who has won a presidential nomination during the past 30 years would recognize what Romney is doing and why. Romney's campaign is all technique and no music. GUEST COLUMN The unsatisfying Mitt Romney PLEASESEELOWRY PAGE11 R itz House is a nonprofit organization assisting veterans to reenter the community. By providing a secure residence for veterans, and offering retraining and job placement assistance, Ritz House is doing a wonderful service for our veterans. Residents at Ritz House prepare their own meals and live independently while working through their issues and improving their lives. In order to help these deserving individuals, the Cherrywood Veterans Club is conducting a food drive on Jan. 27. To help these veterans, merely fill a bag with nonperishable food items and canned goods; place the bag by your mailbox on the 27th and you will have made a great contribution for this worthy cause. Between 9 a.m. and noon, a member of the Veterans Club will be collecting these donations. If it is more convenient for you, donations can also be dropped off at the Clubhouse office on or before the 27th. We are hoping to make this food drive the most successful ever. Times are hard but if everyone donates something, the veterans at Ritz House will have a head start for the new year. We may not know what theyve been through, but we all know what we can do. Lets all chip in and make a contribution to help those who have given us so much. Super Bowl, chili bowl partyBe sure to get your tickets to the Super Bowl Party early. Tickets are only $2 and go quickly. There will be bingo (5 games for $2), quizzes, raffles and 50/50 drawing during the pregame festivities along with a chili/soup cook-off. Bratwurst, hot-dogs, chili, nachos and other goodies available for a donation. Lemonade, tea, snacks and pop-corn are provided or you can bring your own beverages. If you have a great chili or soup recipe, enter your creation for $5. The winner takes all in this fun contest to be judged by the attendees. More than the prize, the bragging rights will be fantastic. Because all proceeds of the event go to the Marion County Humane Society, not only will you have a great time, youll be helping a very worthy charity that cares for the less fortunate of our animal friends. The raffle prizes have all been generously donated by Cherrywood Property Management. Bingo at CherrywoodEvery Thursday at 7 p.m. residents gather to try their luck at bingo in the Clubhouse at Cherrywood. Bring your own refreshments and try your luck. You could be a $100 winner for the cover all and one game is a 50 percent win, where the winner gets half of the money taken in for that game. You could be a big winner but because of the friendship and fun, every one is a winner, even those who dont get to yell, bingo. Bocce Ball for allSaturdays at 7 p.m., the Bocce Ball gang assembles for fun and light hearted competition. All our residents are welcome to try their luck and skill at this fun game while enjoying the company of friends and neighbors. Dont feel like playing? Thats OK, just come out and cheer on the competitors. Youll enjoy the laughter and camaraderie. Special thanks Christmas at Cherrywood was very special this year. The decorations, the parties, the Christmas tree trimming and the good cheer abounded throughout the community and in the in particular, in the Clubhouse. As with all good things, the season came to an end and the inevitable clean up began. Rich and Monica Becotte; Christi Giovaniello; Holly Bragdon, Ruth Hurley and Eve and Jim Houghtailing volunteered their time, muscles and backs to clean up and store all of our beautiful community center decorations. In addition, the dreaded under-the-stage area was gutted of unserviceable items. Thanks to Greg for the use of his truck for disposing of this old and outdated junque. We look forward to next years Christmas season and are grateful to these volunteers for their hard work. Valentines Day danceCherrywood residents dont forget to reserve Saturday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. for the Valentines Day dance. Bring your sweetheart and come enjoy an evening of dance and romance with our own DJ, Richard Becotte as he plays the great tunes you know and love. The Activities Team will be providing snacks, lemonade and iced tea, but you can bring your own beverages if you wish. The cost for the event is just $3 per person and that covers a Door prize entry as well. As always, there will be the ever familiar 50/50 drawing too. See Geri to get your tickets and to reserve your table. Songbirds ready for a new yearOur very own Cherrywood Songbirds are rested and ready for another year of happy tunes to sing for any group that would be interested in some light entertainment. On Jan. 11, the group held its first practice and will continue to practice every Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse. Any one who would like to join the Songbirds is most welcome. The group is in special need of more male voices to support those already taking part. Officers for the coming year are: Director/President: Linda Sisto; Vice President: Bonnie Clark; Secretary; Ann Bardack; Treasurer: Marjorie Cardoza and Assistnat Treasurer: Mary lou Selvitella. Last year was a record year for performances and the Songbirds carried the schedule forward. They Veterans Club needs help with food drive on Jan. 27 C HERRYWOOD ESTATES J E John Everlove SEE CHERRYWOOD PAGE27 00075X7 Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Grandfather Clock 352-873-7587 GRANDFATHER CLOCK REPAIR Service and repairs 43 years full time experience Specializing in floor clocks. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in servatism abortion, stem-cell research, evolution, same-sex marriage, non-marital sex, obscenity, indecency, secularism, and decline of the family as the foundation of civilized society. Disturbing as those issues may be, elections are not won on moral clarity. The Republican contender should fashion a short and understandable agenda. More than half of all voters think government is failing, diddling with small stuff and avoiding difficult decisions. Two-thirds believe Congress should not be re-elected. Voters expect a new administration to have specific plans to reduce the national debt and eliminate deficit spending. It would be a political coup for the Republican nominee to embrace the Bowles-Simpson debt and deficit plan, which Mr. Obama commissioned and then dismissed without a reading or comment. Voters also expect complete revision of the tax system. They want hundreds of preferences and exceptions which favor a privileged few to be eliminated. There is substantial additional revenue to be found in those hills. Americans want a nation in ascendancy, not decline. That means rebuilding our infrastructure, advancing energy independence, and encouraging manufacturing. The Republican presidential nominee should hush up about job creation. Voters with a few unwashed brain cells know job creation has been all talk for four years. The Obama administration spent billions preserving thousands of teacher and public employee jobs, because they are among his re-election supporters. Mr. Obama also hired thousands of additional and expensive federal employees to boost his jobs image. If the Republican contenders dont commit mutual fratricide during the rest of the primary campaign, they may have a 50/50 chance to recapture the White House. FLYNNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 BY ROBERT SCHWARZWALDER Special to the Citizen O nce as he was about to give an interview to some reporters, President Eisenhower was asked by his press secretary, Jim Haggerty, what he would say if a certain topic came up. Dont worry, Jim, said Ike. If that question comes up, Ill just confuse them. Those words were a profile in political honesty in expressing something thought but seldom spoken. The capacity for obfuscation is an essential weapon in every elected officials professional arsenal. Politicians like to be unclear about some things because to take a stand can be divisive. Since re-election is a politicians stock-in-trade, the fear that a significant number of current or would-be constituents might be offended by a given perspective invites rhetorical caution in the savvy solon. Yet even the most innocuous of public servants sometimes has to decide about difficult things. To be a statesman consistently, one must have an ample quantity of moral courage and the wisdom to know when to act boldly. Thus, given that few politicians have the insight and intestinal fortitude to behave in a statesmanlike way, we can anticipate that necessary change will be at best incremental. And, despite our protestations, we want it that way. We want governments benefits without its costs. We want its protections without its intrusions. We want its presence in our perceived need and its exclusion in our perceived abundance. We are kidding ourselves, which is to say we are human. We resent it when policymakers, speaking to us like adults, offer necessary and painful choices about policy priorities. Thats why we have long lived in an era of self-delusion and rewarded those who have given it to us. We cannot abort our progeny and anticipate economic growth. We cannot experience liberty, in its fullness, if we disavow a willingness to fail. We cannot corrode the family unit through divorce, cohabitation, promiscuity and homosexual unions and say we care about our childrens future. We cannot sustain massive and growing entitlement programs with a shrinking workforce and an expanding pool of beneficiaries. We cannot maintain an adequate national defense if the Pentagon budget is more devoted to retiree health care, among other things, than leading-edge military systems and technologies. We cannot secularize our society without destroying the unspoken Judeo-Christian moral consensus that always has been the firm foundation of our republic. And as the Psalmist asked, If the foundations are destroyed, GUEST COLUMN About making the hard choices PLEASESEECHOICES PAGE10 Friday, Jan. 20: Shrimp/Fish dinner baked or fried, Moose Idol Karaoke competition, all starts at 5 p.m. Best talent in Ocala with Randy Stanley. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 25 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in T his recent column headline caught our eye: Its not time to abandon the conservative message. Which conservative message? The column said Republicans lack enthusiasm for their presidential candidates and independent voters are confused little wonder. Liberalism has the edge with voters because its easier to understand. Its cradle-to-grave nanny-care, which Washington calls essential services with no cost limitations. Conservatism, on the other hand comes in long lists of highsounding principles, centered on endless repetition of two vaguely defined, flag-waving words: liberty and freedom. Conservatives try to be better understood by espousing core values. One list suggests conservatives have core values on immigration, the Supreme Court, abortion, Islamic terrorism, taxes, religion, government, gun control, the nature of humans, multiculturalism, and climate change. Thats a lot of core. In addition to core values conservatives have a penchant for solutions which are marketbased, smaller, and lower. For instance: cost of government would be lower if it were smaller and market-based. Sounds sensible, but its just vague conservative lingo. If Republicans hope to defeat the current occupant of the White House, who achieved that high office with a one-word campaign (change) they need to abandon their muddled messages. This years Republican candidate will be running against a politically savvy incumbent president with a three-word campaign slogan: do-nothing Congress. It worked for unpopular President Harry Truman in 1948, when his public approval was only 36 percent. Republicans will not recapture the White House with a campaign based on social conwww.smcitizen.com 8 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 L ets say youre a Michele Bachmann or a John Huntsman fan, you want one of them to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012. Youre looking forward to voting for one of them in the Florida presidential primary on Jan. 31. But wait. Theres a problem. They dropped out of the presidential race after the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary because of a low finish. So, in effect, the few voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have disenfranchised you as a voter in Florida. Iowa and New Hampshire are forcing their way upon other states when it comes to the primary. Now admittedly, its highly unlikely that there were too many Hunstman or Bachmann supporters wandering around Florida. But its the principle of the thing should the people in Iowa and New Hampshire be telling you who to vote for. All this came to mind this week with a story that the Republican National Committee is punishing Florida for having an early primary, or at least a panel wants it to do that. The group wants to cut the number of Florida delegates in half, and is evidently relegating the Florida delegation to some less than desirable hotels at the convention site. And where is the convention? Why, its in Tampa, which the last time I looked was still in Florida. You ask why the delegates cant just drive in to the Tampa Bay Times Forum (it used to be the St. Pete Times Forum, but the newspaper changed its name) from home on the day of the convention. Sorry, but there are rules that require the delegates to stay in a designated hotel. So even if a delegate lives a couple of miles from the downtown convention site in Tampa, he has to stay in the hotel. Oh yes. If the sanctions are approved, the Florida delegates will also lose some floor space and possibly some VIP passes. Goodness, whats this world coming to? A cut in VIP passes? And what is a less than desirable hotel? Whats less desirable for them may be more than enough for the delegates. I once stayed in a very nice motel out on Dale Mabry near the stadium. Of course, it didnt have room service or an in-room bar, but I can live without those things. Many delegates at both conventions evidently cant. Ive advocated this before why cant we have just one national primary day to let the voters decide (what a concept!) who the nominees will be? Then we could do away with these wild parties, otherwise known as conventions, and states like Iowa and New Hampshire would not have a disproportionate influence on the choice of a candidate. That will probably never happen. There are too many back room decisions to be made by both parties to give up these events. Just make sure you stay away from the Tampa area the week of Aug. 27. There will be a big convention there, and lots of crowds, but I just thought of something. Isnt that the heart of hurricane season? Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at 352-854-3986 or at editor@smcitizen.com. PUBLISHER : GERRY MULLIGANREGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOST EDITOR: JIM CLARK Citizen The opinions expressed in South Marion Citizen 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 letters to the editor and guest columns. Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 854-3986. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributions are printed. Letters longer than 550 words may be regarded as columns and printed on a space-available basis, and writers will be limited to one contribution per week. The deadline is one week prior to each Fridays issue. Send letters to: The South Marion Citizen Editor, 8810 S.W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. P ublic radio listeners laugh about driveway moments when youve arrived at your destination but sit there with the car radio on, so engrossed in the story youre unable to tear yourself away. There just arent many similar stories about commercial radio. Public radio and public TV, as well offers the type of quality, in-depth programming unavailable elsewhere. That focus on content is due in part to its public-private support format. At the national level, there is ongoing discussion about de-funding public broadcasting. In Florida, after more than 30 years, its now a reality: in 2011 Gov. Rick Scott vetoed almost $4.8 million in state funding approved by the Legislature for public radio and TV stations. Stations budgets have long included other funding sources, but not sufficient to make up the loss without changes to format, services or structure. They include listener/viewer memberships, corporate and foundation grants, university affiliations, and underwriting fees. Underwriting is similar to commercial broadcastings advertising, but Federal Communications Commission rules prohibit mentioning prices, offering inducements to buy, issuing calls to action or making qualitative claims. Underwriting is intended to identify supporters, not specifically to promote companies, products or services. There are several sides to this, of course. National Public Radio, for example, has been accused of bias from both liberal and conservative camps. Government funding also presents a concern for those who are suspicious that the relationship between broadcasters and the governments that help support them is too close, too simpatico. Fair criticisms, all. However, think about societal benefits. Studies by two national, bipartisan polling firms rank the Public Broadcasting System as Americas most trusted institution. Public radio and TV stations offer a living laboratory for university-based journalism students, as well as classroom extensions for both traditional and homebased schooling and enrichment for pre-schoolers. Public stations feature hours of music, theater and artistic programming as well as in-depth discussions on current events and timely topics. After last years action, Florida public radio and TV stations evaluated offerings to see what can be dropped or modified. There have been service changes and layoffs. Certainly its not over yet. So where does this leave us? The state Legislature over time had been reducing funding, and its a good idea for public broadcasting to gradually wean itself from receiving public monies while retaining its service model. But the governors cold-turkey approach could drive some stations out of business. We all should support public broadcasting however we can. That might mean investing in membership (just think: a mere 30 cents for every Floridian would make up the loss). It could be urging your company to become an underwriter. It could be participating in fundraiser golf tournaments or other events that some stations say theyre resorting to this year. And of course, if the state Legislature again includes funding for public broadcasting, as it did last year, you can let Gov. Scott know that you support it. Citrus County ChronicleS UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Public radio, TV need support Why should Iowa and N.H. rule? Jim Flynn Columnist Is conservatism dead, dormant, or delusional? Jim Clark Editor READER OPINIONS INVITED PLEASESEEFLYNN PAGE9 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com All Primary Care Needs for Adults and Children Quick Primary Care, P.A. 000A70F Diabetes High Blood Pressure Cholesterol Management Heart Disease, including CAD, Heart Failure, etc. Lung Disease, including COPD, Asthma, Emphysema, etc. All Minor Emergencies School Physicals DOT Physicals Rajnikant B. Patel, MD Board Certified Family Physician X-Ray and On-Site Lab (352) 854-9110 8550 SW Hwy. 200 Ocala (Across from Steeplechase Plaza) On Staff at ORMC, West Marion & Munroe Regional Medicare & Accepting Most Major Insurance Plans New Patients & Walk-ins Welcome Extended Hours: Mon. Fri. 8-7, Sat. 9-5 Call For Same Day and Future Appointments Narendrakumar Patel, MD Board Certified in Internal Medicine 352-622-3937 museumeyecare@live.com Dr. James A. Muse B o a r d C e r t i f i e d Board Certified O p t o m e t r i c P h y s i c i a n Optometric Physician Our commitment to personalized eyecare... Your eyes are our masterpiece. No Technicians, No Opticians, Just You and the Doctor Heath Brook Commons (next to Publix) 5400 SW College Rd/Highway 200, Suite 106, Ocala, FL 34474 Eyecare hours are: M T TH F 8:30 -5:00; W 1:00-6:00 Select Sat. are available Medicare, United Health Care, BC/BS Providers 000AAVB 000A79V Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. Massage Therapy License #MM 20064 352-732-2745 We take Medicare, Blue Cross, Auto, & Most Health Insurance Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tri Care Standard Tri Care For Life Medicare Assignment Network Blue Blue Options BCBS Medicare Advantage Plans On Site: Laboratory X-ray EKG Ultrasound Holter Monitors Pulmonary Function Echocardiogram Stress Test Bone Density C o u n t r y s i d e M e d i c a l Countryside Medical Board Certified Family Practice 873-4458 H RS : M ON -F RI 8:00 A M .5:00 P M 000A79Q Dr. Lee Dr. Mostov 7860 SW 103 RD S T R D B LDG 100, S UITE 101 O CALA FL 34476 COUNTRYSIDEMED COM WE HAVE MOVED! Dr. Carlos E. Lara Welcomes Dr. Walter Mitta (Board Certified Internal Medicine) Dr. Carlos E. Lara, M.D. Board Certified Family Medicine Complete Physicals High Blood Pressure Heart and Lung Problems Arthritic Problems Diabetes High Cholesterol Osteoporosis Depression Preventive Care and Immunizations All aspects of Primary Care and Geriatrics Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm N E W L O C A T I O N 8 5 9 9 S W H w y 2 0 0 O c a l a S t e e p l e c h a s e P l a z a n e x t t o C V S M o s t i n s u r a n c e a c c e p t e d On The Staff @ ORMC, West Marion & Munroe 000A48I Dr. Walter Mitta, M.D. Board Certified Internal Medicine New Patients Welcome (352) 861-0043 711190

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Attend the worship service of your choice... Saturday, Feb. 11 Yard sale at CountrysideA yard sale will take place in Founders Hall at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. White elephant, clothing, jewelry, homemade bake sale, tools, toys, small furniture, crafts, books, videos, CDs and much more will be available. For further information, call the church at 352-2374633. Wednesday, Feb. 15 World Has Talent auditions setAuditions for the Circle Square Cultural Centers third annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Active adults age 55+ are invited on stage where the top chosen acts will perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, May 5. The chosen contestants will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit: www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-854-3670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com.Friday, Feb. 17 VFW Ladies plan fashion show The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4781 will have their annual Fashion Show on Feb. 17 at noon. The theme is Let Freedom Spring. The luncheon will be prepared by Margie with the help of dedicated members. Lots of gifts have been collected. Marilyn French is the chairperson. For tickets and more information, call Regina at 352873-3631. Tickets are available for tables of eight or more. This is a sellout event. Saturday, Feb. 18 Hospice trail ride Hospice of Marion County, Inc. will hold its 12th annual Horses for Hospice Trail Ride on Sat., Feb. 18, on the Central Florida Greenway at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala. This years ride is in memory of Wayne Vaught, former Cross Florida Greenway enthusiast and Trail Ride chairman. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the first ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. Riders travel from as far as Jacksonville and Tampa to spend 2-3 hours on the trail. Following the ride, participants can enjoy lunch by Tommys BBQ, live entertainment by Bordertown, and door prizes. Proceeds from this event will benefit Patient Care Programs. The minimum donation to ride is $30. Wagons are welcome; $30 for driver and $10 per passenger. Horse lovers who are unable to ride may purchase a $10 ticket to enjoy lunch and entertainment. For more information or to register, call 352-854-5218. Sunday, Feb. 19 German American Club event The German American Club of Marion County will host a Fasching Party on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Wear a costume, bring beads and join in the fun for $10 per member or $15 per non-member. Music provided by Alpine Express. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Attire is either a costume or dressy casual. For tickets, call Liz or Joe at 352-732-6368. Ongoing Retirement Communities for InterfaithAre you interested in learning how to organize food drives to help benefit Interfaith Emergency Services for 2012? Call Craig Cotton at 352-351-8297 or Gary Nelson at 352-867-8901. Ocala Palms Food Drive Coordinators will gladly share information on how to organize a food drive the simple and easy way. Give us a call today and help our area homeless, unemployed and hurting families. Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000A6Q9 U nitarian U niversalists 7633 N. Florida Ave. (Route 41)Citrus Springs N a t u r e C o a s t 465-4225 SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 A.M. W HERE REASON & RELIGION M EET GLBT WELCOME What is Unitarian Universalism? Many of our founding fathers were either Unitarians or Universalists. Today, UU is a non-creedal path which allows each person the freedom to search for truth in many ways. While our congregations uphold shared principles, individuals may discern their own beliefs about spiritual and theological issues. Because of the diversity o f beliefs and life styles, our congregation has rich dialogue about many spiritual topics. We are guided by 7 principles which all UUs share, and put into action in our church, our communities and the world. The Nature Coast UnitarianUniversalist Fellowship is a democratic and lay led congregation. All are Welcome. Details on our 7 principles, services and activities are at naturecoastuu.org, College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. John Downing, Pastor Rev. Jeff Rountree, Minister of Worship Rev. Rob Loy, Jr., Student Minister Jason Kaminski, Childrens Minister Trina Loy, Preschool Director Holding Forth the Word of Life...JESUS Sunday Worship Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am 9:30 & 11:00 Sunday School 0009HTA Wednesday 6:30 PM Children/Student Ministries 6:30 PM Mid-Week Bible Study www.collegeroad.org Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Prayer / Bible Study . . . . . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 0009E2I 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 0009W2W Join us this Sunday at Faith Presbyterian Church, as we worship our great God together! Why should you visit Faith Presbyterian Church? You will be greeted by a small but very dedicated group of believers. You will experience worship that is reverent (traditional), and Christ centered You will hear expository Bible preaching that will strengthen your faith. Sunday School 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. 415 NE 41 Ave. (7th Day Adventist Church) in Ocala www.faithocala.org (352) 216-0968 Pastor Greg Hoadley & his wife Stella Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W. State Road 200 1 3 / 4 Miles West of I-75 Worship Service 8:00 & 11:00 AM Bible Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Pastor Joe Adams 237-2233 Sharing the Joy of Jesus Christ! 0009HUU 000A923 352-861-6182 www.ccomc.org S UNDAY S ERVICES Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am W EEKLY A CTIVITIES Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm S ENIOR P ASTOR D AVID B ELLOWS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala, Fl 34476 F EED your soul, S AVOR the richness of J EWISH tradition, Q UENCH your thirst for knowledge & wisdom, T ASTE the flavors of Jewish culture, B E W ELCOMED A S A F AMILY Worship Education Social Action Cemetery Social Choir Sisterhood 000A932 Imagine a place where you can TEMPLE BETH SHALOM is all this and more Erev Shabbat Services Fridays, 8 pm 1109 NE 8th Ave., Ocala, FL www.jewishocala.org Fostering Jewish life in Marion County 854-6446 Temple Beth Shalom of Ocala Reservations for FREE bus 873-3995 11251 S.W. Highway 484 (1.3 Miles West of State Road 200) 352-465-7272 Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Healing Thursday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Rosary Weekday Groups: Mon, Wed & Fri Noon AA Tues. 6:30pm Cub Scout Pack 508 2nd Sat 8am Fellowship Breakfast at IHOP E p i s c o p a l Episcopal C h u r c h Church o f t h e A d v e n t of the Advent 0009WYI adventepiscopal.net 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www.ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103 rd St Pi ne R un OTOW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... No matter what your age is, no matter where You come from, no matter who you are, There is a place for you at Ocala West UMC Traditional Worship 8:00 & 11:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. Children & Youth Ministries 0009CPI Rev. Alan Jefferson 000AB1A First Congregational United Church of Christ First Congregational United Church of Christ A Progressive Community of Faith in the Heart of Central Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didnt reject people. Neither do we. 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000A92N 7768 SW Hwy. 200 (352) 237-4633 www.cpcocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Sunday Worship 10:30 am Tuesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Nursery Available Pastor Gary O. Marshall Your Spiritual Home 0009ENS 4800 SW 20th St Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-5611 www.bereanbaptist.net Berean Baptist Church Independent Fundamental Dr. Mike Patton Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45am Sunday Worship 10:45am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm Assistive Listening System Nursery provided for all services Thomas Markham, Pastor Phone: 352-237-6950 EVERYONE WELCOME CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY SERVICES 9644 SW HWY. 484, Ocala (Near St. Rd. 200) Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sun. Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sun. Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 7:00 p.m. 0009HCI Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000A92B S u n d a y W o r s h i p 8 : 1 5 a m & 1 1 : 0 0 a m W e d n e s d a y E v e n i n g W o r s h i p 6 : 4 5 p m G e r m a n L a n g u a g e W o r s h i p 1 s t S u n d a y o f e a c h m o n t h 3 : 0 0 p m Phone (352) 861-9080 Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Monday Morning Christians JOIN US IN WORSHIP 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 0009HW2 Bible Studies Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Minister Anthony Smith Conservative Bible Teaching Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10 AM ongoing series on the Life of Jesus Christ Community Church 000A9G1 861-7716 Harley Towler, Pastor Graduate of Moody Bible Institute Located one mile west of State Road 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) 9524 S.W. 105th St., Ocala 237-2640 S unday Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7p.m. Youth Alive 7p.m. Randall Brown Pastor Friendship Baptist Church A Place of New Spiritual Beginnings 0009HPG Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Teaching the Bible as Gods Word to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Childrens Bible Quizzing 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Evenings Adult Bible Study . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Pastor Curt Dowling 5884 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www.ocalawestnaz.org 000A3PK S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECTORY A SK FOR M ICHEL N ORTHSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... Worship Call to 7 1 1 1 9 5 711195 0 0 0 A 9 L 2 O P E N I N G F E B 3 2 0 1 2 is relocating from Jasmine Plaza location to 7763 SW Hwy. 200 (2 miles west) 352-854-5654 SIT-N-PRETTY Pet Grooming 000A9O8 Mane Event Hair Salon A Full Service Hair Salon 854-5969 8720 S.W. 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MLS#367121/BH/WIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $54,500 THIS 2/2/2 HOME FEATURES FRONT PORCH finished F lorida rm. W/H&A dining area, all appliances inc. washer and dryer N ewly painted inside. irrigation syst., newer architectural shingles. MLS#361679/JH/TRO . . $59,900 PLEASE PRESENT THIS AD TO GUARD AT GATE OPEN HOUSE 14813 SW 112 CIRCLE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses NICE 2/2/2 HOME on golf course, F lorida room under heat/air with access to master bedroom, dining room R oom-split bedroom plan, lots of closets and storage MLS#362288/BA/ZAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $109,900 14813 SW 112 CIRCLE DIRECTIONS: SW SR 200 to main entrance Spruce Creek Preserves, SW 136 Pl. to end R/T SW 112 Cir. Home on right Come join ERA Big Sun Realty for this tour of 9 homes! 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com now have another pianist to help fill in; Jean Munsing from OTOW. New gigs from Emeritus Assisted Living, The Bridge, Memory Lane and Hawthorne Village are anticipated. Linda reports that, Our biggest asset last year and continuing on this year is our Disc Master, Rich Becotte, who without fail has been faithfully supporting us with music accompaniment at practice and at our performances. She adds further, He has angel wings which have served the Songbirds so very well. We so appreciate you Rich! A side note, Marrieta and Ferdie won second place in a singing contest on their cruise. For more information contact: Linda Sisto; (352) 694-4749. Ladies luncheonRoy Mitchell, from SECO, was our guest speaker at the Jan. 11 Ladies Luncheon. Roy gave a wonderful and informative presentation to the 15 ladies in attendance about energy saving tips for our homes. He fielded lots of good questions from the audience. The birthday cake for January was made by Betty Nelson, our birthday ladies were Joan Bonsell and Claire DiSanto; our door prize winner was Marti Dean and our 50/50 raffle winner was Ann Bardack. OK, ladies of Cherrywood! Be sure to mark your calendar for our next Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 8 at noon. Our guest speaker will be Jennifer from A Flower Haven flower shop. She will be showing us how to put together a lovely centerpiece for Valentines Day. When the centerpiece is completed it will be our door prize. Be sure to bring your favorite recipe to share, your place setting and beverage and come enjoy good food, good friends and conversation, and try your hand at creating a beautiful centerpiece. Accordion ClubCome join in the fun of the Accordion Club on the 4th Wednesday of the month. This months meeting will be Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. All Cherrywood residents are welcome to come and enjoy the music and if you play an instrument or just want more information, call Dick Richards at 352-2085245. Horseback riding tripWe did not wake up to good weather on the day we were scheduled to go riding at Cactus Jacks Trail Rides, so it was decided to re-schedule it for Wednesday, Jan. 25. That means that anyone who missed the deadline for going with us on the 11th will now have an opportunity to join us on the 25th. Just contact Geri to get your name on the list. A note of thanks Marion and Fred would like to thank all their friends and neighbors for their kind thoughts and messages on the recent passing of Marions brother in England. John Everlove is the new correspondent for Cherrywood. Please submit articles to him at ssg6jae@gmail.com. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000AC6X 000A68I 000ABQO 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm Thank You for your business, we strive to make our customers satisfied.Sale on all Trojan Batteries 6-V Power Trans only $ 479 6-V T605 only $ 499 8-V T875 only $ 599 12-V T1275 only $ 629 H OME OF THE G REAT D EALS We Make Deals! Free Pick-up within 10 miles Starting at $ 4,995 COME TAKE A DRIVE!Utility 4x4 Utility 4x4 and gas and gas available available Back seat only $ 449 2012 Club Car COMPLIMENTARY SENIOR ESTATE PROTECTION WORKSHOP SEATING IS LIMITED CALL IN ADVANCE FOR RESERVATIONS RESERVE YOUR FREE SEAT TODAY LUNCH IS PROVIDED! 1-800-995-1238 Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Time: 12:30 P.M. 3:00 P.M. Location: Golden Corral 2111 SW College Road, Ocala, Fl RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCEMary Holevinski, Registered Representative 200 White Road, Suite 204, Little Silver, NJ 07739 Securities offered through Madison Avenue Securities, Inc. (MAS), Member of NASD & SIPA TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED: Wills vs. Living Trusts Medicare Parts A, B & D Estate Taxes Estate Tax Saving Techniques Durable Powers of Attorney Living Wills Health Care Proxy Proper Asset Titling Long Term Care Insurance Potentially Increase Your Income & Defer Taxes Medicaid Planning Guardianship 000A83T TILT-SWIVEL DINING EXPERIENCE DINETTES & STOOLS Ocala 352-237-5557 3131 SW College Rd., 200 Across from Paddock Mall justdining.com 000AACZ FREE Seminar National Cremation Society T h i n k i n g A b o u t Thinking About C r e m a t i o n ? Cremation? Topics Include: Preplanning Options Veterans Benefits Travel Protection Interest-Free Financing Please, First-Time Attendees Only Floridas Oldest and Largest N ATIONAL C REMATION S OCIETY 352-728-0093 Please call for reservations Limited Seating Oasis Restaurant 7651 SR 200, Circle Square Plaza Thursday, January 26, 9:30 am Complimentary Breakfast will be provided Golden Corral 2111 S.W. College Road Monday, January 23, 11:00 am E X P E R I E N C E F A S T E R R E C O V E R Y T I M E S E X P E R I E N C E F A S T E R R E C O V E R Y T I M E S E XPERIENCE F ASTER R ECOVERY T IMES i n a w a r m a n d f r i e n d l y e n v i r o n m e n t i n a w a r m a n d f r i e n d l y e n v i r o n m e n t in a warm and friendly environment 2700 S.W. 34th Street, Ocala, FL 34474 352.854.6262 www.cypresshealthcare.net STOP BY FOR A TOUR! 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BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.com Blood donations, a special presentation, entertainment, and more, make up this weeks OTOW Happenings. Big Red Bus Bloodmobile January is almost gone, and it is hoped that one of your New Years resolutions included making a donation of blood this year. Your first opportunity to keep this resolution (or make it now!) is on Monday, Feb. 6. The Big Red Bus will be in the Health and Recreation Building parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Each donor will receive a free movie ticket from Fandango and a free game of bowling from AMF lanes. The Florida Blood Centers is the sole supplier of blood to the hospitals in Marion County. Please donate! Master the PossibilitiesThere will be a presentation entitled, Marion County Sheriffs Department: An Overview of Services at Master the Possibilities Education Center on Monday, Jan. 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Cypress Hall. This is a free event open to the public. Registration is required, so please call 352-854-3699 to register. During the week of Jan. 23 to 27, Master the Possibilities will focus on health and wellness. There are two dozen classes that can help you be healthier in 2012. This is an annual themed week that is one of the most popular events of the year. To see all offerings, go towww.masterthepossibilities.com, where you can register 24/7, or pick up a copy of the catalog at the Center (8415 S.W. 80th St.) or at Freedom Library. Entertainment GroupFrom the stage to the screen and everything in between, the New Dawn Singers present a carefully chosen Branson-style themed show. Flashing lights, glittering costumes, glimmering sets, high energy dance, strong vocals, and attractive smiles all work together to create a fantastic show! Members of the New Dawn Singers take you back to the good ol days of Vaudeville and Ragtime, the Roaring 20s, 40s, the Big Band era, Swing, and the love songs of the 50s and 60s. Join the cast and sing along Disco favorites and the Broadway tunes of your favorite musicals. Not to be overlooked are the many different styles of dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, swing, Irish dance, and hip-hop. The Pennsylvania-based show has a very talented cast. You do not want to miss this show! Attend this event, and you will see why The New Dawn Singers will be making their third appearance. The event takes place on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the H&R Building. Tickets go on sale beginning Jan. 30 and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the H&R Building. Admission is $8 for general tickets and $10 for reserved tickets; four tickets per person is the maximum per purchase and are for residents in all OTOW Communities. Travel ToppersOn Monday, March 19, Travel Toppers is headed to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater to see the allnew musical review Years of Broadway. The show features five stars from the Great White Way and an all-star New York band. The show is in the Adults at Leisure series and includes a delicious box lunch. Reservations can be made beginning Jan. 23; contact Mary Lamp between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. if you plan on attending this event. Kathy Person still has some seats available for Friday, January 20, 2012~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, Jan. 28 Car show scheduled The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 145 Marion County will be holding its annual car show Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Market of Marion, 12888 S.E. U.S. Highway 441, Belleview. Admission is free. Car registration is $20. Vendor space available. For information, call 352-236-3069. Rally for Life scheduled Rally for Life will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. in front of Ocala City Hall, 151 S.E. Osceola Ave. Parking is available all around the building and in government parking lots. In the past this rally was held on the Square, but this year has been moved to City Hall. Keynote Speakers will be Sisters of Life from New York, on the The Dignity of the Human Person and Building a Culture of Life. Sunday, Jan. 29 Joy night at Christs Church Join other Ocala area churches for an evening of traditional and contemporary music and worship through congregational singing of praise songs, solos and ensembles. Coffee and cookies follows. Everyone is invited. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th Street, off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org.Tuesday, Jan. 31 Huge yard sale Temple Bnai Darom will have a huge yard sale on Jan. 31 starting at 8 a.m. The sale will be at 49 Banyan Course, Ocala. Thursday, Feb. 2 Concert at Ocala WestThe Collingsworth Family Singers will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 p. m. Enjoy an evening of family worship, piano, and praise. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. For more information, call 352-854-9550.WOW Singles to meet WOW Singles will meet at the following locations. There are no dues. Please call 352-861-9487 or 352-2375842 for more info. Feb. 2, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., El Azteca Mexican Restaurant, 4011 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Feb. 16, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., Horse and Hound, 6998 N. U.S. Highway 27. Friday, Feb. 3 Sheriffs Office sells ribs for United WayMarion County Sheriffs Office is holding its annual United Way Super Bowl Rib Sale on Friday, Feb. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $15 per slab and can be picked up at the Sheriffs complex at 692 N.W. 30th Ave. in Ocala. Delivery is also available. For tickets and more information call Judge Cochran at 352-368-3594 or Jennifer Lowe at 352-368-3598. Saturday, Feb. 4 An afternoon at Capones Join members from First Congregation United Church of Christ on Saturday, Feb. 4 for lunch and show at Capones of Kissimmee. Price includes bus transportation, buffet lunch, gratuities, and a Broadway style song, dance and comedy revue, set in 1930s Chicago. Cost is $60 per person, $45 for children under 12. For more information and tickets, 352-873-3377. Willie Nelson at Circle SquareMusic icon and winner of 25 Grammy, CMA and American Music Awards Willie Nelson comes to the Circle Square Cultural Center! Willies popular hits such as Mama Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, On The Road Again, Always On My Mind and many more classics are ageless songs that span generations. With his brilliant 6 decade career that speaks volumes of his musics relevance and performance power, the 75 year old Willie Nelson continues to sell out venues all over the world! Dont miss the legendary Willie Nelson live in concert on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, located at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information on the 2012 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Thursday, Feb. 9 Palm Cay GOP to meetOn Feb. 9, the Palm Cay Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at the Oasis Club in Palm Cay. The speakers for February are Carol Ely, who is running for School Board; George Tomyn, who is a candidate for Superintendent of Schools for Marion County; Dana Couchen, who is running for County Commissioner from Dist. 5; and George Albright, who is running for County Tax Collector. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the meeting with lots of time to ask questions of the guests. For more information please contact James Pettus, 3523-438-9662 Friday, Feb. 10 Casino trip offered as fundraiser The Ocala 200 Lions Club will be sponsoring a fundraiser to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa on Friday, Feb. 10. Cost is $30 per person. Trip includes round-trip transportation and $30 return for free play and lunch vouchers. Gaming tables are available More calendar on Page 7 Big Red Bus for blood donations to be in OTOW on Feb. 6 PLEASESEEOTOW PAGE29 OTOW HAPPENINGS 000A60N 352-362-8527 or 352-291-1213 Free estimates Lawn Service by Steven LAWN SERVICE MOWING, RAKING, FIELDS Vacant Lots, Mulch, Bush Trimming and more! 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Friday, Jan. 20 Christ Church dinner and a movie Everyone is invited to join the Forever Young group and enjoy a potluck dinner and a movie Letters to Juliet. Bring a covered dish to share during the fellowship time. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off SR 200}, Ocala, 352-861-6162, www.ccomc.org. Saturday, Jan. 21 Mega book sale scheduled A mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue, including used books, CDs, videos and crafts, will be Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala.Scandinavian Club of Marion County The Scandinavian Club of Marion County invites people of Danish, Finish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish decent to join us at our next meeting on Jan. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the ballroom at the Ocala Hilton, 3600 S.W. 36th Ave., in Ocala. The menu will be apple stuffed pork loin with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salad and desert. The entertainment by Honeys School of Dance. The cost is $16 per person. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Payment must be received by Tuesday, Jan. 17. Checks to be made out to Don Clauson and mailed to Don Clauson, 5901 S.W. 86th Place Ocala, FL 34476. For further details call Don Clauson 352 861-1235 or Terry Rasmussen 352 347-8362. Sunday, Jan. 22 Jazz Society offers free music The Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, on the fourth Sunday this month, 2 to 5 p.m. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past years. Dancing is encouraged. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Breakfast at the Moose Breakfast is served every Sunday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Eggs any style, choice of meats, potatoes, coffee, juice, toast and much more at a great price! Come before or after church and find out why we are the best kept secret in Southwest Ocala. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of the State Road 200 main entrance of Oak Run. Phone is 352-854-2200. Monday, Jan. 23 Senate candidate to visit VillagesRon McNeil, Republican U.S. Senate candidate, will speak to the Tri-County Tea Party on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd., in The Villages. Singer Todd Herendeen will perform his hit single, My Name is America. McNeil is in the race running for the seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson. McNeil has written a detailed document outlining his American Restoration Plan titled, PainlessRebuilding of American Greatness. This Restoration Plan and his book, Have We Lost Our Minds? can be downloaded free on his campaign website at McNeil2012.com. He is a native Floridian and a resident of Destin. Tuesday, Jan. 24 Gospel music at Joy Lutheran Join us for an evening of praise and worship at Joy Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. with Arizonans Dave Anderson and Kelly Patten. The concerts these men present includes gospel music, old-time Sunday school songs, contemporary Christian music and stories of Gods grace and mercy including The Rescue Story which has been heard by millions of people around the world. A free-will offering will be asked at this event. Joy Lutheran Church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information, call 352-854-4509 ext. 221.Wednesday, Jan. 25 Public bingo at the Moose Every Wednesday, bingo begins at 12:45 p.m. with opportunities to win big! Try your luck, meet new friends while supporting the Moose and its charity endeavors. Everyone is welcome with a variety of lunch specials. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St. Phone is 352-854-2200.Friday, Jan. 27 High Twelve Club meetsThe Greater Ocala Masonic High Twelve Club 665 will hold a luncheon and meeting on Friday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Elks Club, 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. The guest speaker will be Dave Schlenker, columnist for the Ocala Star Banner. Following the meeting, we will have a buffet lunch. The cost is $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited. Reservations are required. Telephone Bob Brady at 352-854 9612 for reservations or further information. Saturday, Jan. 28 Moose Golf TournamentTeams are being organized for a golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28, to raise money for the Moose Lodge and its charitable endeavors. A shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. Prizes and awards for all participants followed by a chicken feast. This event is for members, friends and qualified signed up guests. For pricing and more information call Joe Edel at 352-2371485. Camellia show scheduled The Ocala Camellia Society will present its annual camellia show on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Pioneer Garden Club, 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., in Ocala. Admission to the camellia show is free, and there is plenty of free parking. The Annual Ocala Camellia Society Camellia Show features award-winning blooms from across the southeastern United States. On Jan. 28, you are invited to enter blooms from 7 to 10 a.m. Judging will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 or 1 p.m. The public is invited to view the show from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Camellia plants will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, or until supply runs out. For more information, please call 352-595-3365 or visit www.americancamellias.org and look for the Ocala Camellia Society web page. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986CONTACT INFORMATION(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-9277 8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 103, Ocala, FL 34481 Editor Jim Clark Circulation Barbara Jaggers Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile General Manager John Provost Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Deadline for classified ads :Deadline for display advertising : Tuesday 4 p.m. before publicationMonday 5 p.m. before publication READER SERVICES I want to get news in the Citizen. Call editor Jim Clark at 352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to editor@smcitizen.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos may be left at the Citizenoffice in Kingsland Plaza. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Member of the Community Papers of Florida Community calendar the In the Mood show at the Peabody Theater in Daytona Beach. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18. This outstanding show was recently added to Travel Toppers offerings after the groups brochure was printed. The music is from an era of great music, and readers are asked to tell their friends about this additional trip. OTOW Bowling League MembersMost of our bowlers finished 2011 with enthusiasm and performance, and members wish each and every bowler out there the best for 2012. The year 2011 saw a lot of accomplishments worthy of note. Marilyn Vayko finished December with a game 70 pins over her average and 151 pins over her threegame series. Carol Emrick was close behind with 68 and 128 respectively. A look back over the first 15 weeks of bowling revealed 27 bowlers bowling one or more games of 200 or higher; they are: Helen Bailey 208; Art Buecher 213; Barbara Buecher 213; Linda Foreman 205; Rick DAddio 216, 21;, George Difrancisco,213; Bob Geesler, 202; Pete Gorczok, 209 and 221; Dick Hautamen, 224; Norm Hebert, 233; Bill Hull, 200; 203, 214 and 258; Peter Ingwersen,201; Joe Jingco, 211; Linda McIntyre, 205; Georgie Maguire,223; Renato Molas, 202; Lacoste Rivers, 203, 209, 214, 221 and 225; Jerry Roney, 216 and 225; Lynn Shepherd, 203; Rod Shepherd, 213; Hedy Schamal,202; Bill Shampine, 230; Faye Shampine, 203; Judy Shuster, 225; Bill Specht, 202, 212 and 223; Bob Vitale, 227; and Peter Vanarsdale, 207. OTOW Bowling League members are looking forward to an even greater second half of bowling! OTOWCONTINUED FROM PAGE 28 Author Joan Jean McCarthy. Author Joan Jean McCarthy has published her autobiography. McCarthy was born in New York City on Nov. 30, 1952, and raised in the suburbs of Rockland County, Nanuet, New York, since she was 2 years old. She worked for Sylvan Lake Telephone Company as a customer service representative in Hopewell Junction, New York. She also worked at Hamilton Watch Corp. as a secretary in the Research Department in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her father, William Anthony McCarthy, worked as a manager at Westinghouse Corp. in New York. Her mother, Joan Mary McCarthy, worked for Grand Union, a grocery chain, as a manager for the Dairy Department. When her parents retired, she moved to Ocala with her parents in 1985. She now works in customer service at Bealls on State Road 200. In 2011, she decided to publish her autobiography titled Cherish Memories, which to her was a remembering experience for her from infancy to the present; to remember all her defeats and accomplishments in her personal lifetime; to remember all her family relatives that had passed away, and those who are among the living still. It is not until a person accomplished their autobiography when a persons life can be fully and clearly focused to the best of their ability, she wrote. Local woman publishes her autobiography Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com R AMUNNO L AW F IRM P A Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq. Member of Florida Bar and New York Bar Wills and Estate Planning Probate Law Trusts and Trust Administration Real Estate Contracts Powers of Attorney Pre-Marital Agreements We offer free consultations for Estate Planning Serving clients in Florida for 23 years. 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HOUSEHOLD TO-DO LISTS 0 0 0 A 7 W A POWER WASHING Low Pressure Washing. We use Simple Green Soap. W e a r e n o t t h e l o w e s t p r i c e w a s h e r s b u t a r e p r o f e s s i o n a l p o w e r w a s h e r s Red Pfluger (352) 873-0674 K o r e a n V e t e r a n o w n e r 1 6 Y e a r s o f Q u a l i t y S e r v i c e t o t h e 2 0 0 C o r r i d o r A r e a $ 65 All Homes in Palm Cay, Pine Run, Oak Run & Marion Landing 00098Y6 IRRIGATION LLC. SPRINKLERS IRRIGATION 3398 S.W. 74th Ave., Bay 101, Ocala Comp #7085 Call for details 352-237-5731 Serving Marion County Since 1982 Winter Special Will waive service call with repairs. Offering freeze protection for your irrigation system and backflow preventor. Licensed Fully Insured Certified Irrigation Auditor We will beat any written estimate on irrigation repairs or installation. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 0 0 0 A 7 N 7 Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid drivers license. Possess proof of liability insurance. Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. OWN YOUR OWN BUSINESS Email: mgaouette@chronicleonline.com or bring resume to: 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River There are immediate opportunities for independent contractors to manage and grow single copy newspaper routes in Citrus and Marion Counties Todays New Ads COMPLETE HOUSE FULL Furniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Lost Lost Ipod Touch, on 1/11 in Kangaroo Gas Station at C39 and 200,please call, my daughter is heartbroken, this was her Christmas, REWARD!! (352) 400-0766 Medical Licensed Risk Manager The Centers is seeking a Florida Licensed Risk Manager (HCRM) to maintain compliance with governing standards & regulations (ie: OSHA, AHCA, EPA, FL standards, & more). This position coordinates and oversees the safety program & trainings, participates in committees for environment of care & infection control, FMLA, workers comp, incident & investigative reporting, risk assessment, and emergency preparedness. On-call required. Please Submit Salary 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 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKS FREE TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Medical Residential SA T ech Pool The Centers is seeking Residential Substance Abuse Techs -Pool (as needed) for our Citrus County Adolescent Residential program in Lecanto, FL. Duties focus on reducing or minimizing the effects of substance abuse, a 12-Step recovery process, assisting the professional staff in the assurance of quality client care & transporting clients. Exp with troubled adolescents reqd. Must be available for shift work & weekends. Background screenings reqd. Pool is $9.25 -$9.75 hr plus 10% shift diff for 2nd/3rd shifts. 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 Sales Help Account Reps Competitive Pay & Bonus Structure Training Provided Advancement Opportunities $2,000 Commitment Bonus Career minded and clean business appearance a must! Call 352.436.4460 and ask for Janice Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEW CAREER? 2 W eek Courses! NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. EKG $475. ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 Appliances UpRIght Freezer 11.7 cu/ft $95. (352) 237-8533 Auctions 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventur e Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit, 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION W ater fr ont Home & Contents 6330 N. Shor ewood Drive, Her nando Prev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus trees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION 630 W W ild Pine Cir cle Beverly Hills Prev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside Village Villa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings, freshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Garage/ Yard Sales COMPLETE HOUSE FULL Furniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Clothing 3 pair Jeans Jr. Miss Brand New, tags $5.ea (352)873-0953 General A-1 BUYER! Old Costume Jewelry, Items of Value, Antiques, Fishing Mens Watches, Guns352-344-3809 For Sale, Good used western saddle $ 85.00, 352-873-6033 General LOOSE WEIGHT GAIN ENERGYScientifically Based nutritional Program for weight management, stress relief and energy increase Call (352) 291-1943 for a free Consultation visit http:\\PhilipConnie.gr ateshapetoday.com Wanted to Buy Ca$h for Old StuffJewelry, Military, Knives, Toys, Tools, Magazines, Coins & Iron SkilletsCall for Info (352) 237-2478 or (352) 682-6003 GUNS WANTEDCollector will Pay fair prices for your Unwanted Fire Arms(352) 873-7587 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyAr ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 Pets DOG Buddy is a 4 year old brindle bulldog mix. Hes well behaved, knows basic commands, very gentle, and lovable. Hes looking for a forever home. He has all shots and is neutered and micro-chipped. Call 352-270-8512 Sale or Rent CRYSTAL RIVER2/1 on land, remodeled rent $600. long or short Sell $54K OBO (352) 307-4564 Rent: Houses Unfurnished 55+ SPRUCE CREEK NORTH2 Bd/2Ba/2 car garage excel. cond. scrn. lanai Immed. occupancy $650 mo. Includes ammenities (352) 266-0516. Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. On Top Of The World FOR SALE BY HOMEOWNER 2/2/1 End Villa. Lots of extras. $70,500 Check list #ORL27190 BuyOwner.com352-861-5666 Inverness Homes FOR SALE OR LEASE2/2/1 enclosed porch, Central Heat and Air All Kitchen Appliances $95.K (352) 742-2770 Inverness Homes Have it all! Inverness Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills!), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $209,900. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! Inverness Homes Have it all! Inverness Over Flowing With Value!!! Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value miniumn $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $212,500. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com Homosassa Homes Riverhaven Village, Homosassa, FL GREAT LOCATION, GREAT HOUSE, GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD! 2147 sf, 3/2 + lr/dr comb, den, sunroom, inside laundry, all appliances. blt. by Rusaw in 1989, well maintained, upgrades, move in ready. Asking $160,000 all offers considered. Realtors 3% See visual tour: www.visualtour.com/sho w.asp?t=2656780&prt=10 003&sk=13 Frank or Helen Harris, 352-628-1434 email: hharris3 @tampabay.rr.com Dunnellon Somebody else wants it! Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need. TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403Got something special you no longer use? 10 ACRES w/2 Houses one block, one doublewide. $175K 352-854-5564 352-465-2159 Recreation Vehicles Infinity 99 M/Homeby 4 Winds, 35 Triton V-10 gas, 44K mis. front rear a/c, Onan Gen. back up camera, leveling jacks, TV, fully equipped incl tow bars & hitch + brks buddy, assisted for tow vech. all manuals for coach & appls. NON Smoker incls hoses, sewer & electric hook-ups, 7 new NEW Goodyear tires, See at Oak Bend Village Route 40 W. Dunnellon call for tour (352) 465-6335 Was $22,500 Now $19,750 Vehicles Wanted WE BUY ANY VEHICLE Perfect Cond or not .Titled,no title, no problem. Paying up to$25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Cars CAMRY2001, LE 67k miles Good Condition $11,000 Clear Title (352)854-2642 Trucks NISSAN Shortbed Pickup Truck blue, good cond. $2,000 (352) 861-6181 Care For the Elderly MOBILE HAIR CARE FULL SERVICE IN YOUR HOME LICENSED BEAUTICIAN/CNA WILL SERVICE THE HOME BOUND AND ELDERLY. CALL CATHY (352) 237-3347 Handyman Steves Handyman Service (352) 854-4927 Steve Zrowka 000A652 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN C LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! Additionally, The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa and On Top of the World certified fitness instructors will offer a variety of exercise demonstrations throughout the day. Participate in the ZUMBA Fitness Jam on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; a donation of $5 per person will go towards the March of Dimes. The Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.co m or call 352-854-3670. EXPO CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 tion costs as it has in the past based on a four-day schedule, reducing the original $4.2 million savings estimate by $1.8 million. At this point, no one knows for certain what the final budget outcome will be based on legislative action. The town hall meetings were scheduled at eight schools throughout Marion County to share budget history information, steps the School Board and district have taken over the last five years to cut over $51 million from the operating budget, and alternatives to the four-day week. Community members still have ample opportunity to present their budget-cutting ideas at twice-monthly School Board meetings and work sessions. The four-day week, originally approved 4-1 by the Marion County School Board last June, was to start this August. That plan could very well change based on future school board decisions. MEETINGS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 On Jan. 10, the Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest donated $1,000 to the CF Foundation to fund scholarships at the College of Central Florida Nursing School. Joan Stearns, the vice president for Institutional Advancement at the CF Foundation, announced that the Rotary Club has contributed a total of $9,000. The clubs Rotarians are proud of their impact on the local community as well as their contributions to international projects such as polio eradication. The funds for the nursing scholarships were raised during the semiannual Ribathon when the Rotary Club sold racks of delectable baby back ribs that had been dry rubbed with a top secret recipe and then cooked to perfection. The next Ribathon is scheduled for May 5, in front of the Bank of the Ozarks on State Road 200. The Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest meets on Tuesdays at 7:45 a.m. in Suite 240 of the West Marion Community Hospital Doctors Office Building. The club invites those people, who live or work locally, to enjoy a complimentary breakfast while experiencing a Rotary meeting and learning about this great service organization. Pictured from left to right are Rotary President Herb Silverman, Student Nursing Assn. President Victoria LaRocco, Student Nursing Assn. Vice President ErReal Peterson, and CF Foundation Vice President for Institutional Advancement Joan Stearns SW Rotary donates to CF nurses The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a change in regulations regarding payments for emergency care provided to eligible veterans in non-VA facilities. This provision helps ensure eligible veterans continue to get the emergency care they need when VA facilities are not available, said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. The new regulation extends VAs authority to pay for emergency care provided to eligible veterans at non-VA facilities until the veterans can be safely transferred to a VA medical facility. More than 100,000 veterans are estimated to be affected by the new rules, at a cost of about $44 million annually. VA operates 121 emergency departments across the country. VA lists changes to emergency payments Ocala Health System, an affiliate of HCA, announces the appointment of P Allen Golson to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 20. Golson brings more than 26 years of health care experience to his new role in Ocala, having served for the past seven years as Chief Executive Officer of HCAs Coliseum Health System in Macon, Georgia. His prior experience includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Palmyra Medical Center in Albany, Georgia for nearly 10 years. Golson is originally from Prattville, Alabama and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from Southeastern Institute of Technology in Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Fellow of the American College of HealthCare. We are fortunate to bring Allen to Ocala. His experience and civic involvement will be tremendous assets to Ocala Health System, said Michael Joyce, FACHE, President, HCA North Florida Division. This is an exciting time for Ocala Health, and Allen will be instrumental in leading the organization through an expansion and enhancement of programs and services. Ocala Health System encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 70-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and is directly affiliated with the Moffitt Cancer Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services including neurosurgery and cardiac rehab, and among its variety of services. Ocala Healths outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with three locations; a freestanding Wound Center with Hyperbaric Therapy; as well as a Senior Wellness Community Center. New CEO to join Ocala Health System Golson Swinson Chiropractic & Total Health Center 840-0444 L o c a t e d o n S R 2 0 0 2 m i l e s w e s t o f I 7 5 d i r e c t l y L o c a t e d o n S R 2 0 0 2 m i l e s w e s t o f I 7 5 d i r e c t l y Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly a c r o s s f r o m P u b l i x H e a t h B r o o k C o m m o n s a c r o s s f r o m P u b l i x H e a t h B r o o k C o m m o n s across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Open M-F, Sat. by Appt Medicare and most insurance accepted Exam & X-Ray for only $19.95 $110 value Y O U R E V A L U A T I O N I N C L U D E S : C o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h t h e D o c t o r C o m p l e t e Y O U R E V A L U A T I O N I N C L U D E S : C o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h t h e D o c t o r C o m p l e t e YOUR EVALUATION INCLUDES : Consultation with the Doctor, Complete e x a m i n a t i o n X R a y s ( i f n e c e s s a r y ) R e p o r t o f a l l t h e D o c t o r s f i n d i n g s e x a m i n a t i o n X R a y s ( i f n e c e s s a r y ) R e p o r t o f a l l t h e D o c t o r s f i n d i n g s examination, X-Rays (if necessary), Report of all the Doctors findings (OUR NO RISK POLICY) The patient & any person responsible for payments, has a right to refuse to pay cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is perfor med as a result of & within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee se rvice examination or treatment. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Marions Most Wanted David Barlow 22, felony bench warrant failure to appear arraignment count 2 possession of cannabis; count 3 possession of drug paraphernalia. Lareko Brewer 30, felony bench warrant for failure to appear status conference count 1 drive while license revoked as habitual offender. Charles Kaegi 28, felony warrant count 1 grand theft $300 or more but less than $20,000. Jimarr Mason 19, felony bench warrant for failure to appear pre-trial conference count 1 possession of cocaine; count 2 possession of MDMA ecstasy; count 3 possession of cannabis less than 20 grams; count 4 possession of drug paraphernalia; count 5 resist or obstruct officer without violence. Kimberley Nichols 45, felony violation of probation grand theft, $300 or more but less than $5,000. Freedom Oakley 34, felony bench warrant for failure to appear violation of probation hearing count 1 felony worthless check; count 2 through count 9 obtain property with worthless check. Around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Deputy Roy Johnson and Sgt. Joe VanWeelden were sitting at a construction site near the railroad crossing at County Road 326 and Northeast 36th Avenue. The deputies observed a gray Nissan vehicle back down a dirt road off Northeast 36th Avenue and down a four-foot-high dirt embankment. The vehicle became lodged on the railroad tracks. The deputies heard a northbound train approaching and ran to assist the driver, Simon Kubitza, 34, and the passenger, Paula Poissant, 39. The driver and passenger had to be asked several times to get out of the car and off the railroad tracks. Once they were clear from harm, Sgt. Vanweelden got in the drivers seat in an attempt to dislodge the vehicle from the tracks. Deputy Johnson was able to lift and push the vehicle free just as the train passed the location. No one was injured. It appeared that Kubitza and Poissant were intoxicated and did not know where they were or that they had been in extreme danger. Another deputy arrived and performed a field sobriety test on Kubitza, who was ultimately taken to the Marion County Jail and charged with DUI. In another report from the Marion County Sheriffs Office, a counterfeit $20 bill didnt get some juveniles some food at McDonalds. On Jan. 11, a deputy went to the restaurant where a clerk reported a juvenile male with others in his car tried to pay for some food at the drive-in with a bill that failed the counterfeit test. The clerk said she told him it was counterfeit, and he paid for the food, then left, leaving the bill behind. Deputies save couple from oncoming train, but then cars driver is arrested for DUI C OP SHOP Firefighters honored On Saturday, Jan. 14, five members from Ocala Fire Rescue received awards for saving a life. The firefighters were recognized for their professionalism and quick response to a medical emergency in 2011. After arriving on scene, they performed CPR and administered advanced life saving procedures which resulted in the citizen being successfully resuscitated. The patient was later discharged from the hospital. Shown receiving the award are Fire Equipment Operator Gary Hamilton, Firefighter Alex Sada and Firefighter Michael Lipphardt. Also honored but not present for the photo were Capt. Marvin Davis and Firefighter Ken Thomas Sr. B UYING S CRAP G OLD A NY I TEM A NY C ONDITION 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K Old Wedding Bands, Class Rings, Broken Chain, Old Gold Watches, White Gold, Unmarked Gold, Industrial Gold, Dental Gold, Old Mountings B UYING P LATINUM Platinum Wire, Thermalcuple, Industrial, Jewelry, Crucibles B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY Silver Coins 1964 or Before... 10 S ILVER C OINS G OLD C OINS 6333 SW SR200 B ETWEEN Q UEEN OF P EACE C HURCH AND F LOWERS B AKERY 854-6622 A Trusted Place to Sell Your Gold & Silver HIGHEST PRICES PAID Buying All Rolex Watches Bring All Wristwatches For Our Offer B UYING R OLEX AND W RISTWATCHES 18K Presidential Submariner Two-Tone Daytona Old Rolexes Mens & Ladies Also Buying: Indian Pennies Buffalo Nickels Proof Sets Mint Sets Commemoratives Large Pennies Blue Books Collectibles 1/2 Pennies 2 Cent Pieces 3 Cent Pieces 20 Cent Pieces S TERLING S ILVER Tea Sets, Bowls, Jewelry, Antique Rounds, Ovals, Emerald, Pears, Marquise, Old Cut Diamonds, Antique Jewelry, Necklaces, Pins, Cocktail Rings, Earrings, Platinum, Emeralds, Sapphires, Rubies Wanted Engagement Rings We Buy All Resaleable Jewelry 000AC1D B UYING D IAMONDS 1/4 CT TO 20 CT D IAMONDS W ANTED 000AAQ8

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BRIEFS Circle Square Health, Wellness Expo SaturdayThe 10th annual Health & Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Circle Square Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and see what Ocala has to offer in the field of health care and learn the latest in medical advances. This is a free event. This years Expo is sponsored by On Top of the World Communities and Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and will feature various services offered by the hospital, including information on heart health, diabetes, stroke, nutrition and more. Representatives from area healthcare related agencies will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions regarding your health. INDEX Bookmark...........................15 Cherrywood......................23 Classifieds`.........................30 Judis Journal.....................13 Marion Landing................16 Oak Run...............................17 OTOW...................................28 Out to Pastor.....................12 Pun Alley.............................14 Puzzles.................................22CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 34 www.smcitizen.com 32 ~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com WMBA meets TuesdayThe West Marion Business Association will hold its regular membership meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Southwest District Sheriffs Office on State Road 200. The meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Motorcyclist diesA 20-year-old Ocala motorcyclist died Sunday, Jan. 15, when his bike went off the road, hit a phone box and he was thrown off. Exactly six months to the day of another fatality at the same location, Matthew John Reynolds was driving north on Southwest 60th Avenue near 52nd Street when he went off the right side of the road, according to the Highway Patrol. When the 2008 Yamaha hit the phone box, the driver was thrown off. He was pronounced dead at the scene. On July 15, 2011, Jose Vasquez died when his southbound Mercedes failed to negotiate the curve at 52nd Street, crossed over to the other side and hit a telephone pole. PLEASESEEEXPO PAGE3 Marion County Commissioner Charlie Stone has filed his papers and publicly announced his candidacy for State Representative in District 22. Stone is the Chairman of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and represents District 5. He was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. As a commissioner, he says he has advocated tirelessly for lower taxes, less regulation, and fiscal restraint. In a news release, Stone says he has also been a leader on economic development issues, working with the chambers of commerce and the economic development commission to bring more and better-paying jobs to Marion County. Stone is a proven conservative and a leader that the people of our community can trust, said fellow County Commissioner Stan McClain. Charlie Stone has been a friend to our small businesses, to our seniors and veterans, and to me personally. I am looking forward to working with him as a State Representative with the same enthusiasm that I worked with him while we have served together on the County Commission. Stone is also a member of the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce and has been a longtime resident and business leader of Marion County. Under the most probable scenarios, the re-districting process will cause a vacancy in the District 22 seat, creating an opportunity for Commissioner Stone to serve in Tallahassee. As a county commissioner, I have fought to keep government lean and taxes low, and we have set the table for a Marion County economic recovery that is ahead of the rest of the state, said Commissioner Stone. As a state representative, I want to take those same principles of fiscal restraint to Tallahassee and work to bring jobs and prosperity back not just to my home area but also the entire state. Floridas best days are just around the corner. Stone Stone to run for state office Banking on a new pet Saturday, Jan. 14, was a happy day for the animals adopted from the Humane Society of Marion County. The Wells Fargo office at the Canopy Oak plaza was kind enough to have the Humane Society bring animals into the lobby for hopeful adoptions. Several dogs were brought in for the public to view and adopt as they did their banking. Fliers were put up around the office in advance telling customers about the upcoming adoption event. The Humane Society is located at 701 N.W. 14th Road in Ocala. Their phone number is 352-873-7387 (PETS) for anyone wishing to contact them about adopting pets. Coach Pete Amaya, Store manager and teller Ricardo Zelaya are shown with a 11 week old American Bulldog named Eclipeo. Daren Maples is bringing a 5 month old Border Collie/Pyrenees mix in from a potty break. This dog will grow up to be a big, loveable pet. Colleen Daly from the Humane Society is holding Jaws, a 17 year old Chihuahua. Story and photos by Mike Roppel Paddock Mall of Ocala will once again host the Ocala Marathon, which also includes a half marathon, a 5K run and a kids marathon, on Jan. 21 and 22. The 5K race, half marathon and marathon will start and end at Paddock Mall. The 5K on Saturday will begin at 7:30 a.m., the Five Points of Life Kids Marathon Ocala begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, the full marathon on Sunday will start at 7 a.m. and the half marathon will start at 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Athletes travel from around the world to test themselves and each other at the 26.2 mile Ocala Marathon, known as one of the nations most scenic races and a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. A runners expo showcasing vendors that cater to runners at all levels of expertise will be held in Paddock Mall Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. Paddock Mall is pleased to welcome the Ocala Marathon back to the mall, said Rosemarie Cefalo, director of mall marketing and new business development, Paddock Mall. As a landmark in Ocala, Paddock Mall is the ideal site to host this prestigious race. Weekend marathons start at mall Superintendent Jim Yancey has cancelled his series of town hall meetings starting later this month about a four-day school week next school year. The reason? A School Board majority wants to reconsider a traditional five-day calendar, making the four-day week a moot point and eliminating the need for the town hall meetings. A traditional five-day school calendar will be discussed at the boards Feb. 14 meeting with a final vote on any revised calendar taking place Feb. 28. Floridas Department of Education also will not fund transportaFour-day week meetings dropped PLEASESEEMEETINGS PAGE3 Certified Service 000ACEY SULLIVAN SULLIVAN FREE CAR WASH W/ANY SERVICE FREE TIRE ROTATION W/ANY OIL CHANGE FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIANS 4000 SW College Rd. OCALA 352-620-0008 SULLIVAN BUICK-GMC SULLIVAN CADILLAC 4040 SW College Rd. OCALA 352-732-4700 START THE YEAR OFF RIGHT TAKING CARE OF YOUR CAR IS AS IMPORTANT AS BUYING A NEW ONE. Local competitors ad/written estimate or Internet quote, including freight charges, for identical tire(s) required during guarantee period for price match. Must present ad at time of write up. Offer valid at participating dealers through 2/29/12 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. 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BRIEFS Circle Square Health, Wellness Expo SaturdayThe 10th annual Health & Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Circle Square Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and see what Ocala has to offer in the field of health care and learn the latest in medical advances. This is a free event. This years Expo is sponsored by On Top of the World Communities and Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and will feature various services offered by the hospital, including information on heart health, diabetes, stroke, nutrition and more. Representatives from area healthcare related agencies will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions regarding your health. INDEX Bookmark...........................15 Cherrywood......................23 Classifieds`.........................30 Judis Journal.....................13 Marion Landing................16 Oak Run...............................17 OTOW...................................28 Out to Pastor.....................12 Pun Alley.............................14 Puzzles.................................22CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 34 www.smcitizen.com32~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com WMBA meets TuesdayThe West Marion Business Association will hold its regular membership meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Southwest District Sheriffs Office on State Road 200. The meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Motorcyclist diesA 20-year-old Ocala motorcyclist died Sunday, Jan. 15, when his bike went off the road, hit a phone box and he was thrown off. Exactly six months to the day of another fatality at the same location, Matthew John Reynolds was driving north on Southwest 60th Avenue near 52nd Street when he went off the right side of the road, according to the Highway Patrol. When the 2008 Yamaha hit the phone box, the driver was thrown off. He was pronounced dead at the scene. On July 15, 2011, Jose Vasquez died when his southbound Mercedes failed to negotiate the curve at 52nd Street, crossed over to the other side and hit a telephone pole. PLEASESEEEXPO, PAGE3 Marion County Commissioner Charlie Stone has filed his papers and publicly announced his candidacy for State Representative in District 22. Stone is the Chairman of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and represents District 5. He was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. As a commissioner, he says he has advocated tirelessly for lower taxes, less regulation, and fiscal restraint. In a news release, Stone says he has also been a leader on economic development issues, working with the chambers of commerce and the economic development commission to bring more and better-paying jobs to Marion County. Stone is a proven conservative and a leader that the people of our community can trust, said fellow County Commissioner Stan McClain. Charlie Stone has been a friend to our small businesses, to our seniors and veterans, and to me personally. I am looking forward to working with him as a State Representative with the same enthusiasm that I worked with him while we have served together on the County Commission. Stone is also a member of the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce and has been a longtime resident and business leader of Marion County. Under the most probable scenarios, the re-districting process will cause a vacancy in the District 22 seat, creating an opportunity for Commissioner Stone to serve in Tallahassee. As a county commissioner, I have fought to keep government lean and taxes low, and we have set the table for a Marion County economic recovery that is ahead of the rest of the state, said Commissioner Stone. As a state representative, I want to take those same principles of fiscal restraint to Tallahassee and work to bring jobs and prosperity back not just to my home area but also the entire state. Floridas best days are just around the corner. Stone Stone to run for state office Banking on a new pet Saturday, Jan. 14, was a happy day for the animals adopted from the Humane Society of Marion County. The Wells Fargo office at the Canopy Oak plaza was kind enough to have the Humane Society bring animals into the lobby for hopeful adoptions. Several dogs were brought in for the public to view and adopt as they did their banking. Fliers were put up around the office in advance telling customers about the upcoming adoption event. The Humane Society is located at 701 N.W. 14th Road in Ocala. Their phone number is 352-873-7387 (PETS) for anyone wishing to contact them about adopting pets. Coach Pete Amaya, Store manager and teller Ricardo Zelaya are shown with a 11 week old American Bulldog named Eclipeo. Daren Maples is bringing a 5 month old Border Collie/Pyrenees mix in from a potty break. This dog will grow up to be a big, loveable pet. Colleen Daly from the Humane Society is holding Jaws, a 17 year old Chihuahua. Story and photos by Mike Roppel Paddock Mall of Ocala will once again host the Ocala Marathon, which also includes a half marathon, a 5K run and a kids marathon, on Jan. 21 and 22. The 5K race, half marathon and marathon will start and end at Paddock Mall. The 5K on Saturday will begin at 7:30 a.m., the Five Points of Life Kids Marathon Ocala begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, the full marathon on Sunday will start at 7 a.m. and the half marathon will start at 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Athletes travel from around the world to test themselves and each other at the 26.2 mile Ocala Marathon, known as one of the nations most scenic races and a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. A runners expo showcasing vendors that cater to runners at all levels of expertise will be held in Paddock Mall Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. Paddock Mall is pleased to welcome the Ocala Marathon back to the mall, said Rosemarie Cefalo, director of mall marketing and new business development, Paddock Mall. As a landmark in Ocala, Paddock Mall is the ideal site to host this prestigious race. Weekend marathons start at mall Superintendent Jim Yancey has cancelled his series of town hall meetings starting later this month about a four-day school week next school year. The reason? A School Board majority wants to reconsider a traditional five-day calendar, making the four-day week a moot point and eliminating the need for the town hall meetings. A traditional five-day school calendar will be discussed at the boards Feb. 14 meeting with a final vote on any revised calendar taking place Feb. 28. Floridas Department of Education also will not fund transportaFour-day week meetings dropped PLEASESEEMEETINGS, PAGE3 Certified Service 000ACEY SULLIVAN SULLIVAN FREE CAR WASH W/ANY SERVICE FREE TIRE ROTATION W/ANY OIL CHANGE FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIANS 4000 SW College Rd. OCALA 352-620-0008 SULLIVAN BUICK-GMC SULLIVAN CADILLAC 4040 SW College Rd. OCALA 352-732-4700 ST AR T THE YEAR OFF RIGHT T AKING C ARE OF Y OUR C AR IS AS IMPOR T ANT AS BUYING A NE W ONE Local competitors ad/written estimate or Internet quote, including freight charges, for identical tire(s) required during guarantee period for price match. Must present ad at time of write up. Offer valid at participating dealers through 2/29/12 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 2/29/12 $ 70 00 Up To OFF One Service Or Repair $ 50$ 99 . . . . . . . . . $ 10 Off $ 100$ 199 . . . . . . $ 15 Off $ 200$ 299 . . . . . . $ 30 Off $ 300$ 399 . . . . . . $ 40 Off $ 400$ 499 . . . . . . $ 70 Off SULLIVAN BUICK-GMC SULLIVAN CADILLAC $ 169 95 Transmission Flush Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expire2/29/12 Fuel Injector Service Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 2/29/12 $ 109 95 REG. $ 139 95 FUEL SAVING! Oil Change & Filter $ 19 95 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Marions Most Wanted David Barlow, 22, felony bench warrant failure to appear arraignment count 2 possession of cannabis; count 3 possession of drug paraphernalia. Lareko Brewer, 30, felony bench warrant for failure to appear status conference count 1 drive while license revoked as habitual offender. Charles Kaegi, 28, felony warrant count 1 grand theft $300 or more but less than $20,000. Jimarr Mason, 19, felony bench warrant for failure to appear pre-trial conference count 1 possession of cocaine; count 2 possession of MDMA ecstasy; count 3 possession of cannabis less than 20 grams; count 4 possession of drug paraphernalia; count 5 resist or obstruct officer without violence. Kimberley Nichols, 45, felony violation of probation grand theft, $300 or more but less than $5,000. Freedom Oakley, 34, felony bench warrant for failure to appear violation of probation hearing count 1 felony worthless check; count 2 through count 9 obtain property with worthless check. Around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Deputy Roy Johnson and Sgt. Joe VanWeelden were sitting at a construction site near the railroad crossing at County Road 326 and Northeast 36th Avenue. The deputies observed a gray Nissan vehicle back down a dirt road off Northeast 36th Avenue and down a four-foot-high dirt embankment. The vehicle became lodged on the railroad tracks. The deputies heard a northbound train approaching and ran to assist the driver, Simon Kubitza, 34, and the passenger, Paula Poissant, 39. The driver and passenger had to be asked several times to get out of the car and off the railroad tracks. Once they were clear from harm, Sgt. Vanweelden got in the drivers seat in an attempt to dislodge the vehicle from the tracks. Deputy Johnson was able to lift and push the vehicle free just as the train passed the location. No one was injured. It appeared that Kubitza and Poissant were intoxicated and did not know where they were or that they had been in extreme danger. Another deputy arrived and performed a field sobriety test on Kubitza, who was ultimately taken to the Marion County Jail and charged with DUI. In another report from the Marion County Sheriffs Office, a counterfeit $20 bill didnt get some juveniles some food at McDonalds. On Jan. 11, a deputy went to the restaurant where a clerk reported a juvenile male with others in his car tried to pay for some food at the drive-in with a bill that failed the counterfeit test. The clerk said she told him it was counterfeit, and he paid for the food, then left, leaving the bill behind. Deputies save couple from oncoming train, but then cars driver is arrested for DUI COP SHOP Firefighters honoredOn Saturday, Jan. 14, five members from Ocala Fire Rescue received awards for saving a life. The firefighters were recognized for their professionalism and quick response to a medical emergency in 2011. After arriving on scene, they performed CPR and administered advanced life saving procedures which resulted in the citizen being successfully resuscitated. The patient was later discharged from the hospital. Shown receiving the award are Fire Equipment Operator Gary Hamilton, Firefighter Alex Sada and Firefighter Michael Lipphardt. Also honored but not present for the photo were Capt. Marvin Davis and Firefighter Ken Thomas Sr. B UYING S CRAP G OLD A NY I TEM A NY C ONDITION 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K Old Wedding Bands, Class Rings, Broken Chain, Old Gold Watches, White Gold, Unmarked Gold, Industrial Gold, Dental Gold, Old Mountings B UYING P LATINUM Platinum Wire, Thermalcuple, Industrial, Jewelry, Crucibles B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY Silver Coins 1964 or Before... 10 S ILVER C OINS G OLD C OINS 6333 SW SR200 B ETWEEN Q UEEN OF P EACE C HURCH AND F LOWERS B AKERY 854-6622 A Trusted Place to Sell Your Gold & Silver HIGHEST PRICES PAID Buying All Rolex Watches Bring All Wristwatches For Our Offer B UYING R OLEX AND W RISTWATCHES 18K Presidential Submariner Two-Tone Daytona Old Rolexes Mens & Ladies Also Buying: Indian Pennies Buffalo Nickels Proof Sets Mint Sets Commemoratives Large Pennies Blue Books Collectibles 1/2 Pennies 2 Cent Pieces 3 Cent Pieces 20 Cent Pieces S TERLING S ILVER Tea Sets, Bowls, Jewelry, Antique Rounds, Ovals, Emerald, Pears, Marquise, Old Cut Diamonds, Antique Jewelry, Necklaces, Pins, Cocktail Rings, Earrings, Platinum, Emeralds, Sapphires, Rubies Wanted Engagement Rings We Buy All Resaleable Jewelry 000AC1D B UYING D IAMONDS 1/4 CT TO 20 CT D IAMONDS W ANTED 000AAQ8

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10 WORDS $8.20 + 44 A WORD (Includes Online) = TOT AL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 000A7N7 Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid drivers license. Possess proof of liability insurance.Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. OWN YOUR OWN BUSINESS Email: mgaouette@chronicleonline.com or bring resume to: 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River There are immediate opportunities for independent contractors to manage and grow single copy newspaper routes in Citrus and Marion Counties T odays Ne w Ads COMPLETE HOUSE FULLFurniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Lo s t Lost Ipod Touch, on 1/11 in Kangaroo Gas Station at C39 and 200,please call, my daughter is heartbroken, this was her Christmas, REWARD!! (352) 400-0766 M edical Licensed Risk Manager The Centers is seeking a Florida Licensed Risk Manager (HCRM) to maintain compliance with governing standards & regulations (ie: OSHA, AHCA, EPA, FL standards, & more). This position coordinates and oversees the safety program & trainings, participates in committees for environment of care & infection control, FMLA, workers comp, incident & investigative reporting, risk assessment, and emergency preparedness. On-call required. Please SubmitSalary 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 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 M edical Residential SA T ech Pool The Centersis seeking Residential Substance Abuse Techs -Pool (as needed) for our Citrus County Adolescent Residential program in Lecanto, FL. Duties focus on reducing or minimizing the effects of substance abuse, a 12-Step recovery process, assisting the professional staff in the assurance of quality client care & transporting clients. Exp with troubled adolescents reqd. Must be available for shift work & weekends. Background screenings reqd. Pool is $9.25 -$9.75 hr plus 10% shift diff for 2nd/3rd shifts. 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 Sales Help Account RepsCompetitive Pay & Bonus Structure Training Provided Advancement Opportunities $2,000 Commitment Bonus Career minded and clean business appearance a must! Call 352.436.4460 and ask for Janice Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEWCAREER?2 W eek Courses! NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. EKG $475. ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300.taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 Appliances UpRIght Freezer 11.7 cu/ft $95. (352) 237-8533 Auctions 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventur e Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit, 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION W ater fr ont Home & Contents 6330 N. Shor ewood Drive, Her nando Pr ev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus tr ees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION 630 W W ild Pine Cir cle Beverly Hills Pr ev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside V illage V illa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings, fr eshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. A ve. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Gara ge/ Y ard Sales COMPLETE HOUSE FULLFurniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Clothing 3 pair Jeans Jr Miss Brand New, tags $5.ea (352)873-0953 General A-1 BUYER!Old Costume Jewelry, Items of Value, Antiques, Fishing Mens Watches, Guns352-344-3809 For Sale, Good used western saddle $ 85.00, 352-873-6033 General LOOSE WEIGHT GAIN ENERGYScientifically Based nutritional Program for weight management, stress relief and energy increase Call (352) 291-1943 for a free Consultation visit http:\\PhilipConnie.gr ateshapetoday.com W anted to Buy Ca$h for Old Stuf fJewelry, Military, Knives, Toys, Tools, Magazines, Coins & Iron SkilletsCall for Info(352) 237-2478 or (352) 682-6003 GUNS WANTEDCollector will Pay fair prices for your Unwanted Fir e Arms(352) 873-7587 W ANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Ar ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 P ets DOG Buddy is a 4 year old brindle bulldog mix. Hes well behaved, knows basic commands, very gentle, and lovable. Hes looking for a forever home. He has all shots and is neutered and micro-chipped. Call 352-270-8512 Sale or Rent CR YST AL RIVER2/1 on land, remodeled rent $600. long or short Sell $54K OBO (352) 307-4564 Rent: Houses Unfurnished 55+ SPRUCE CREEK NORTH2 Bd/2Ba/2 car garage excel. cond. scrn. lanai Immed. occupancy $650 mo. Includes ammenities (352) 266-0516. Real Es t ate F or Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real est ate advertising in this newsp aper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limit ation or discrimination based on race, color religion, sex, handicap, familial st atus or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limit ation or discrimination. Familial st atus includes children under the age of 18 living with p arent s or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newsp aper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real est ate which is in violation of the law Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newsp aper are available on an equal opportunity basis. T o complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing imp aired is 1-800-927-9275. On T op Of The W orld FOR SALE BY HOMEOWNER2/2/1 End V illa. Lots of extras. $70,500 Check list #ORL27190 BuyOwner .com352-861-5666 Inv erness Homes FOR SALE OR LEASE2/2/1, enclosed por ch, Central Heat and Air All Kitchen Appliances $95.K (352) 742-2770 Inv erness Homes Have it all! Inverness Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills!), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $209,900. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com LET USWORK FORYOU!CA L L TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 4 0 3Sout h Marion Ci t izenClassif ieds Ge t R esult s! Inv erness Homes Have it all! Inverness Over Flowing With Value!!! Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value miniumn $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $212,500. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com Homosa ssa Homes Riverhaven V illage, Homosassa, FL GREA T LOCA TION, GREA T HOUSE, GREA T NEIGHBORHOOD! 2147 sf, 3/2 + lr/dr comb, den, sunroom, inside laundry all appliances. blt. by Rusaw in 1989, well maint ained, upgrades, move in ready Asking $160,000 all offers considered. Realtors 3% See visual tour: www .visualtour .com/sho w .asp?t=2656780&prt=10 003&sk=13 Frank or Helen Harris, 352-628-1434 email: hharris3 @t amp abay .rr .com Dunnellon Somebody else wants it!Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 40 3Got something special you no longer use? 10 ACRES w/2 Housesone block, one doublewide. $175K 352-854-5564 352-465-2159 Recreation Vehicles Infinity 99 M/Homeby 4 W inds, 35 T riton V-10 gas, 44K mis. front rear a/c, Onan Gen. back up camera, leveling jacks, TV fully equipped incl tow bars & hitch + brks buddy, assisted for tow vech. all manuals for coach & appls. NON Smoker incls hoses, sewer & electric hook-ups, 7 new NEW Goodyear tires, See at Oak Bend V illage Route 40 W Dunnellon call for tour (352) 465-6335 W as $22,500 Now $19,750 V ehicles W anted WE BUY ANY VEHICLEPer fect Cond or not .Titled,no title, no pr oblem. Paying up to$25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Cars CAMR Y2001, LE 67k miles Good Condition $11,000 Clear T itle (352)854-2642 T rucks NISSAN, Shortbed Pickup Truck, blue, good cond. $2,000 (352) 861-6181 Care F or the Elderly MOBILE HAIR CAREFULL SER VICE IN YOUR HOME LICENSED BEAUTICIAN/CNA WILL SER VICE THE HOME BOUND AND ELDERL Y CALL CA THY (352) 237-3347 Handyman StevesHandymanService(352) 854-4927Steve Zrowka000A652 LET US WORKFOR YOU!C A LL TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 4 0 3SOU TH MARIONCITIZENCL A SSIFIEDSGET RESUL T S! Additionally, The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa and On Top of the World certified fitness instructors will offer a variety of exercise demonstrations throughout the day. Participate in the ZUMBA Fitness Jam on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; a donation of $5 per person will go towards the March of Dimes. The Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.co m or call 352-854-3670. EXPOCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 tion costs as it has in the past based on a four-day schedule, reducing the original $4.2 million savings estimate by $1.8 million. At this point, no one knows for certain what the final budget outcome will be based on legislative action. The town hall meetings were scheduled at eight schools throughout Marion County to share budget history information, steps the School Board and district have taken over the last five years to cut over $51 million from the operating budget, and alternatives to the four-day week. Community members still have ample opportunity to present their budget-cutting ideas at twice-monthly School Board meetings and work sessions. The four-day week, originally approved 4-1 by the Marion County School Board last June, was to start this August. That plan could very well change based on future school board decisions. MEETINGSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 On Jan. 10, the Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest donated $1,000 to the CF Foundation to fund scholarships at the College of Central Florida Nursing School. Joan Stearns, the vice president for Institutional Advancement at the CF Foundation, announced that the Rotary Club has contributed a total of $9,000. The clubs Rotarians are proud of their impact on the local community as well as their contributions to international projects such as polio eradication. The funds for the nursing scholarships were raised during the semiannual Ribathon when the Rotary Club sold racks of delectable baby back ribs that had been dry rubbed with a top secret recipe and then cooked to perfection. The next Ribathon is scheduled for May 5, in front of the Bank of the Ozarks on State Road 200. The Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest meets on Tuesdays at 7:45 a.m. in Suite 240 of the West Marion Community Hospital Doctors Office Building. The club invites those people, who live or work locally, to enjoy a complimentary breakfast while experiencing a Rotary meeting and learning about this great service organization. Pictured from left to right are Rotary President Herb Silverman, Student Nursing Assn. President Victoria LaRocco, Student Nursing Assn. Vice President ErReal Peterson, and CF Foundation Vice President for Institutional Advancement Joan Stearns SW Rotary donates to CF nurses The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a change in regulations regarding payments for emergency care provided to eligible veterans in non-VA facilities. This provision helps ensure eligible veterans continue to get the emergency care they need when VA facilities are not available, said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. The new regulation extends VAs authority to pay for emergency care provided to eligible veterans at non-VA facilities until the veterans can be safely transferred to a VA medical facility. More than 100,000 veterans are estimated to be affected by the new rules, at a cost of about $44 million annually. VA operates 121 emergency departments across the country. VA lists changes to emergency payments Ocala Health System, an affiliate of HCA, announces the appointment of P. Allen Golson to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 20. Golson brings more than 26 years of health care experience to his new role in Ocala, having served for the past seven years as Chief Executive Officer of HCAs Coliseum Health System in Macon, Georgia. His prior experience includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Palmyra Medical Center in Albany, Georgia for nearly 10 years. Golson is originally from Prattville, Alabama and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from Southeastern Institute of Technology in Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Fellow of the American College of HealthCare. We are fortunate to bring Allen to Ocala. His experience and civic involvement will be tremendous assets to Ocala Health System, said Michael Joyce, FACHE, President, HCA North Florida Division. This is an exciting time for Ocala Health, and Allen will be instrumental in leading the organization through an expansion and enhancement of programs and services. Ocala Health System encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 70-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and is directly affiliated with the Moffitt Cancer Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services including neurosurgery and cardiac rehab, and among its variety of services. Ocala Healths outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with three locations; a freestanding Wound Center with Hyperbaric Therapy; as well as a Senior Wellness Community Center. New CEO to join Ocala Health System Golson Swinson Chiropractic & T otal Health Center 840-0444 L o c a t e d o n S R 2 0 0 2 m i l e s w e s t o f I 7 5 d i r e c t l y L o c a t e d o n S R 2 0 0 2 m i l e s w e s t o f I 7 5 d i r e c t l y Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly a c r o s s f r o m P u b l i x H e a t h B r o o k C o m m o n s a c r o s s f r o m P u b l i x H e a t h B r o o k C o m m o n s across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Open M-F Sat. by Appt Medicare and most insurance accepted Exam & X-Ray for only $19.95 $110 value Y O U R E V A L U A T I O N I N C L U D E S : C o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h t h e D o c t o r C o m p l e t e Y O U R E V A L U A T I O N I N C L U D E S : C o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h t h e D o c t o r C o m p l e t e YOUR EV ALUA TION INCLUDES : Consultation with the Doctor Complete e x a m i n a t i o n X R a y s ( i f n e c e s s a r y ) R e p o r t o f a l l t h e D o c t o r s f i n d i n g s e x a m i n a t i o n X R a y s ( i f n e c e s s a r y ) R e p o r t o f a l l t h e D o c t o r s f i n d i n g s examination, X-Rays (if necessary), Report of all the Doctor s findings (OUR NO RISK POLICY) The patient & any person responsible for payments, has a right to refuse to pay cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is perfor med as a result of & within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee se rvice examination or treatment. NP only Not valid for PI or WC. May not be applied toward existing accounts. Expires 2/ 17/12. Dr D. L. Swinson Chiropractic Physician Must present at first visit 000AC0J N e c k & B a c k P a i n N e c k & B a c k P a i n Neck & Back Pain S h o u l d e r & A r m P a i n S h o u l d e r & A r m P a i n Shoulder & Arm Pain P i n c h e d N e r v e s / P i n c h e d N e r v e s / Pinched Nerves/ N u m b n e s s N u m b n e s s Numbness M i g r a i n e s / H e a d a c h e s M i g r a i n e s / H e a d a c h e s Migraines/Headaches L o w B a c k & L e g P a i n L o w B a c k & L e g P a i n Low Back & Leg Pain D i s c P r o b l e m s D i s c P r o b l e m s Disc Problems J o i n t P a i n J o i n t P a i n Joint Pain D i z z i n e s s D i z z i n e s s Dizziness A u t o I n j u r i e s A u t o I n j u r i e s Auto Injuries *Massage Therapy A v ailable MM13191 *Decompression Therapy A vailable In Pain? W e Will See Y ou T oda y! School & Sports Physicals J a s m i n e P l a z a 3 5 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6 1 6 0 S W S R 2 0 0 U n i t 1 0 4 O c a l a F l o r i d a 3 4 4 7 6 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 S T O R E H O U R S : T U E S F R I 1 0 5 S A T 1 0 2 ST ORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SA T 10-2 Readers Choice W inner Jewelry Stor e 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Af for dable New & Estate Jewelry 000A6WU All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. All r epairs done on pr emises. B A TTERIES $ 8 00 + tax 000ABMQ Millennium Hair Salon Open Monday thru Saturday W alk-Ins W elcome 1 1 1 0 0 S W 9 3r d C t R d ., N ex t t o I H O P o n 2 0 0 352-237-3676 NOW A CERTIFIED GOLDWELL COLOR SALON With coupon. Expires 1-26-12 With coupon. Expires 1-26-12 Shampoo, Style, Cut $ 19 95 Shampoo, Cut with 7 Highlights $ 39 95 L e t U s H e l p Y o u L o o k Y o u r B e s t ~ New Patients and W alk-ins W elcome ~ ~ No W a it T ime ~ Physical Hypertension Congestive Heart Failure Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Palpitation High Cholesterol Thyroid Conditions Asthma, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis W a lk-In Clinic at Jasmine Park SUNSHINE STATE MEDICAL CLINIC P.A. ON SITE Laboratory X-ray Ultrasound, Bone Screening, Echocardiogram, EKG, 24 Hrs-Holter Monitors, Pulmonary Function Accepting Medicare, BCBS, Cigna, United Healthcare, Aetna, Avmed, Beech Street, Tricare, P.H.C.S. and many more. 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Friday, Jan. 20 Christ Church dinner and a movieEveryone is invited to join the Forever Young group and enjoy a potluck dinner and a movie Letters to Juliet. Bring a covered dish to share during the fellowship time. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off SR 200}, Ocala, 352-861-6162, www.ccomc.org. Saturday, Jan. 21 Mega book sale scheduledA mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue, including used books, CDs, videos and crafts, will be Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala.Scandinavian Club of Marion CountyThe Scandinavian Club of Marion County invites people of Danish, Finish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish decent to join us at our next meeting on Jan. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the ballroom at the Ocala Hilton, 3600 S.W. 36th Ave., in Ocala. The menu will be apple stuffed pork loin with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salad and desert. The entertainment by Honeys School of Dance. The cost is $16 per person. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Payment must be received by Tuesday, Jan. 17. Checks to be made out to Don Clauson and mailed to Don Clauson, 5901 S.W. 86th Place Ocala, FL 34476. For further details call Don Clauson 352 861-1235 or Terry Rasmussen 352 347-8362. Sunday, Jan. 22 Jazz Society offers free musicThe Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, on the fourth Sunday this month, 2 to 5 p.m. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past years. Dancing is encouraged. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Breakfast at the MooseBreakfast is served every Sunday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Eggs any style, choice of meats, potatoes, coffee, juice, toast and much more at a great price! Come before or after church and find out why we are the best kept secret in Southwest Ocala. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of the State Road 200 main entrance of Oak Run. Phone is 352-854-2200.Monday, Jan. 23 Senate candidate to visit VillagesRon McNeil, Republican U.S. Senate candidate, will speak to the Tri-County Tea Party on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd., in The Villages. Singer Todd Herendeen will perform his hit single, My Name is America. McNeil is in the race running for the seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson. McNeil has written a detailed document outlining his American Restoration Plan titled, PainlessRebuilding of American Greatness. This Restoration Plan and his book, Have We Lost Our Minds? can be downloaded free on his campaign website at McNeil2012.com. He is a native Floridian and a resident of Destin.Tuesday, Jan. 24 Gospel music at Joy LutheranJoin us for an evening of praise and worship at Joy Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. with Arizonans Dave Anderson and Kelly Patten. The concerts these men present includes gospel music, old-time Sunday school songs, contemporary Christian music and stories of Gods grace and mercy including The Rescue Story which has been heard by millions of people around the world. A free-will offering will be asked at this event. Joy Lutheran Church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information, call 352-854-4509 ext. 221.Wednesday, Jan. 25 Public bingo at the MooseEvery Wednesday, bingo begins at 12:45 p.m. with opportunities to win big! Try your luck, meet new friends while supporting the Moose and its charity endeavors. Everyone is welcome with a variety of lunch specials. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St. Phone is 352-854-2200.Friday, Jan. 27 High Twelve Club meetsThe Greater Ocala Masonic High Twelve Club 665 will hold a luncheon and meeting on Friday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Elks Club, 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. The guest speaker will be Dave Schlenker, columnist for the Ocala Star Banner. Following the meeting, we will have a buffet lunch. The cost is $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited. Reservations are required. Telephone Bob Brady at 352-854 9612 for reservations or further information. Saturday, Jan. 28 Moose Golf TournamentTeams are being organized for a golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28, to raise money for the Moose Lodge and its charitable endeavors. A shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. Prizes and awards for all participants followed by a chicken feast. This event is for members, friends and qualified signed up guests. For pricing and more information call Joe Edel at 352-2371485.Camellia show scheduledThe Ocala Camellia Society will present its annual camellia show on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Pioneer Garden Club, 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., in Ocala. Admission to the camellia show is free, and there is plenty of free parking. The Annual Ocala Camellia Society Camellia Show features award-winning blooms from across the southeastern United States. On Jan. 28, you are invited to enter blooms from 7 to 10 a.m. Judging will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 or 1 p.m. The public is invited to view the show from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Camellia plants will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, or until supply runs out. For more information, please call 352-595-3365 or visit www.americancamellias.org and look for the Ocala Camellia Society web page. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986CONTACT INFORMATION(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-9277 8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 103, Ocala, FL 34481 EditorJim Clark Circulation Barbara Jaggers Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile General Manager John Provost Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Deadline for classified ads :Deadline for display advertising : Tuesday 4 p.m. before publicationMonday 5 p.m. before publication READER SERVICES I want to get news in the Citizen.Call editor Jim Clark at 352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to editor@smcitizen.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos may be left at the Citizenoffice in Kingsland Plaza. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Member of the Community Papers of Florida Community calendar the In the Mood show at the Peabody Theater in Daytona Beach. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18. This outstanding show was recently added to Travel Toppers offerings after the groups brochure was printed. The music is from an era of great music, and readers are asked to tell their friends about this additional trip.OTOW Bowling League MembersMost of our bowlers finished 2011 with enthusiasm and performance, and members wish each and every bowler out there the best for 2012. The year 2011 saw a lot of accomplishments worthy of note. Marilyn Vayko finished December with a game 70 pins over her average and 151 pins over her threegame series. Carol Emrick was close behind with 68 and 128 respectively. A look back over the first 15 weeks of bowling revealed 27 bowlers bowling one or more games of 200 or higher; they are: Helen Bailey 208; Art Buecher 213; Barbara Buecher 213; Linda Foreman 205; Rick DAddio 216, 21;, George Difrancisco,213; Bob Geesler, 202; Pete Gorczok, 209 and 221; Dick Hautamen, 224; Norm Hebert, 233; Bill Hull, 200; 203, 214 and 258; Peter Ingwersen,201; Joe Jingco, 211; Linda McIntyre, 205; Georgie Maguire,223; Renato Molas, 202; Lacoste Rivers, 203, 209, 214, 221 and 225; Jerry Roney, 216 and 225; Lynn Shepherd, 203; Rod Shepherd, 213; Hedy Schamal,202; Bill Shampine, 230; Faye Shampine, 203; Judy Shuster, 225; Bill Specht, 202, 212 and 223; Bob Vitale, 227; and Peter Vanarsdale, 207. OTOW Bowling League members are looking forward to an even greater second half of bowling! OTOWCONTINUED FROM PAGE 28 Author Joan Jean McCarthy. Author Joan Jean McCarthy has published her autobiography. McCarthy was born in New York City on Nov. 30, 1952, and raised in the suburbs of Rockland County, Nanuet, New York, since she was 2 years old. She worked for Sylvan Lake Telephone Company as a customer service representative in Hopewell Junction, New York. She also worked at Hamilton Watch Corp. as a secretary in the Research Department in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her father, William Anthony McCarthy, worked as a manager at Westinghouse Corp. in New York. Her mother, Joan Mary McCarthy, worked for Grand Union, a grocery chain, as a manager for the Dairy Department. When her parents retired, she moved to Ocala with her parents in 1985. She now works in customer service at Bealls on State Road 200. 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BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.comBlood donations, a special presentation, entertainment, and more, make up this weeks OTOW Happenings.Big Red Bus BloodmobileJanuary is almost gone, and it is hoped that one of your New Years resolutions included making a donation of blood this year. Your first opportunity to keep this resolution (or make it now!) is on Monday, Feb. 6. The Big Red Bus will be in the Health and Recreation Building parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Each donor will receive a free movie ticket from Fandango and a free game of bowling from AMF lanes. The Florida Blood Centers is the sole supplier of blood to the hospitals in Marion County. Please donate!Master the PossibilitiesThere will be a presentation entitled, Marion County Sheriffs Department: An Overview of Services at Master the Possibilities Education Center on Monday, Jan. 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Cypress Hall. This is a free event open to the public. Registration is required, so please call 352-854-3699 to register. During the week of Jan. 23 to 27, Master the Possibilities will focus on health and wellness. There are two dozen classes that can help you be healthier in 2012. This is an annual themed week that is one of the most popular events of the year. To see all offerings, go towww.masterthepossibilities.com, where you can register 24/7, or pick up a copy of the catalog at the Center (8415 S.W. 80th St.) or at Freedom Library. Entertainment GroupFrom the stage to the screen and everything in between, the New Dawn Singers present a carefully chosen Branson-style themed show. Flashing lights, glittering costumes, glimmering sets, high energy dance, strong vocals, and attractive smiles all work together to create a fantastic show! Members of the New Dawn Singers take you back to the good ol days of Vaudeville and Ragtime, the Roaring 20s, 40s, the Big Band era, Swing, and the love songs of the 50s and 60s. Join the cast and sing along Disco favorites and the Broadway tunes of your favorite musicals. Not to be overlooked are the many different styles of dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, swing, Irish dance, and hip-hop. The Pennsylvania-based show has a very talented cast. You do not want to miss this show! Attend this event, and you will see why The New Dawn Singers will be making their third appearance. The event takes place on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the H&R Building. Tickets go on sale beginning Jan. 30 and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the H&R Building. Admission is $8 for general tickets and $10 for reserved tickets; four tickets per person is the maximum per purchase and are for residents in all OTOW Communities. Travel ToppersOn Monday, March 19, Travel Toppers is headed to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater to see the allnew musical review Years of Broadway. The show features five stars from the Great White Way and an all-star New York band. The show is in the Adults at Leisure series and includes a delicious box lunch. Reservations can be made beginning Jan. 23; contact Mary Lamp between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. if you plan on attending this event. Kathy Person still has some seats available forFriday, January 20, 2012~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, Jan. 28 Car show scheduledThe Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 145 Marion County will be holding its annual car show Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Market of Marion, 12888 S.E. U.S. Highway 441, Belleview. Admission is free. Car registration is $20. Vendor space available. For information, call 352-236-3069.Rally for Life scheduledRally for Life will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. in front of Ocala City Hall, 151 S.E. Osceola Ave. Parking is available all around the building and in government parking lots. In the past this rally was held on the Square, but this year has been moved to City Hall. Keynote Speakers will be Sisters of Life from New York, on the The Dignity of the Human Person and Building a Culture of Life.Sunday, Jan. 29 Joy night at Christs ChurchJoin other Ocala area churches for an evening of traditional and contemporary music and worship through congregational singing of praise songs, solos and ensembles. Coffee and cookies follows. Everyone is invited. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th Street, off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org.Tuesday, Jan. 31 Huge yard saleTemple Bnai Darom will have a huge yard sale on Jan. 31 starting at 8 a.m. The sale will be at 49 Banyan Course, Ocala.Thursday, Feb. 2 Concert at Ocala WestThe Collingsworth Family Singers will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 p. m. Enjoy an evening of family worship, piano, and praise. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. For more information, call 352-854-9550.WOW Singles to meetWOW Singles will meet at the following locations. There are no dues. Please call 352-861-9487 or 352-2375842 for more info. Feb. 2, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., El Azteca Mexican Restaurant, 4011 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Feb. 16, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., Horse and Hound, 6998 N. U.S. Highway 27.Friday, Feb. 3 Sheriffs Office sells ribs for United WayMarion County Sheriffs Office is holding its annual United Way Super Bowl Rib Sale on Friday, Feb. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $15 per slab and can be picked up at the Sheriffs complex at 692 N.W. 30th Ave. in Ocala. Delivery is also available. For tickets and more information call Judge Cochran at 352-368-3594 or Jennifer Lowe at 352-368-3598. Saturday, Feb. 4 An afternoon at Capones Join members from First Congregation United Church of Christ on Saturday, Feb. 4 for lunch and show at Capones of Kissimmee. Price includes bus transportation, buffet lunch, gratuities, and a Broadway style song, dance and comedy revue, set in 1930s Chicago. Cost is $60 per person, $45 for children under 12. For more information and tickets, 352-873-3377.Willie Nelson at Circle SquareMusic icon and winner of 25 Grammy, CMA and American Music Awards Willie Nelson comes to the Circle Square Cultural Center! Willies popular hits such as Mama Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, On The Road Again, Always On My Mind and many more classics are ageless songs that span generations. With his brilliant 6 decade career that speaks volumes of his musics relevance and performance power, the 75 year old Willie Nelson continues to sell out venues all over the world! Dont miss the legendary Willie Nelson live in concert on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, located at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information on the 2012 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Thursday, Feb. 9 Palm Cay GOP to meetOn Feb. 9, the Palm Cay Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at the Oasis Club in Palm Cay. The speakers for February are Carol Ely, who is running for School Board; George Tomyn, who is a candidate for Superintendent of Schools for Marion County; Dana Couchen, who is running for County Commissioner from Dist. 5; and George Albright, who is running for County Tax Collector. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the meeting with lots of time to ask questions of the guests. 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Come See Our Specials! 000ACDW I like to thank all of my clients I lik e to thank all of m y clients for a wonderful 2011. f or a w onderful 2011. Lets start 2012 still taking care of ourselves. Let s start 2012 still taking care of ourselv es $2.00 OFF on Any Manicure $2.00 OFF on An y Manicure $3.00 OFF on a Shellac Manicure $3.00 OFF on a Shellac Manicure $3.00 OFF on a Pedicure $3.00 OFF on a P edicure G o o d Good t h r u thru F e b r u a r y F ebruary Cell: 352-816-2457 Cell: 352-816-2457 Cell: 352-816-2457 000ABJL 873-6100 Royal Palms Plaza 854-8787 Oak Run REAL EST A TE CORP See each MLS # at www .DeccaR ealEstate.com The Star Realtors o f Marion County S pecializing in retirement communities for the Young At Heart! Check Out Our Website At: www.ocalaflretirementhomes.com Lou Serago Broker/Associate 804-0159 #1 T eam Partners Pat McCullough 299-6688 Charlie T akesian 207-9588 John Kapioski 208-1635 Dennis W itzgall 615-8794 JaeAnn W itzgall 615-8731 Louise Pace 361-4312 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Lois Lane 789-4516 Stimmel Brooks T eam Pat 895-5160 Jerry 274-0930 Jim Petticrew Broker/Manager 216-5852 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 THE STIMMEL-BROOKS TEAM Featured Homes of the Week Pat Stimmel 895-5160 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 Barbara Cernera 812-0626 BEAUTIFUL VILLA! 2 CAR GARAGE W e ar e your Oak Run Specialists W e Live, W ork & Play Her e! The Perfect Place to Live, the PERFECT T ime to Buy! Marketing your Home Nationwide, on the Internet, wher e over 85% of buyers ar e looking! www .CharlieandPat.com patamc@embarqmail.com TEAM #1 Partners Pat & Charlie 299-6688 207-9588 PRISTINE HOME WITH PRIV A TE Y ARD! Expanded Charleston Model in Oak Run. Private backyard, NEW tile floors, Berber carpet NEW A/C, newer roof, beautiful picturesque property with forest like backyard! MOVE IN TODAY! $73,500 MLS#363838 Lou Serago 804-0159 Over 2,000 sq. ft. overlooking fairway 7 Oak cabinets, built-in cabinet in living room, lots of closets, work area in garage. Call to see this one! 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage. $239,900 MLS#349737 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 JAEDEN TEAM DOUBLE THE EFFOR T 615-8794 JAEANN 615-8731 DENNIS WITZGALL **STONE CREEK** NEW HOME NEW PRICE! Stone Creek T ifton W alk Model 2177 SF living, 2/2/2 PLUS library flex rm., sun rm. Covered lanai, granite counters, crown molding and MORE! 10 yr Del W ebb Protection Plan! $219,850 MLS#356263 Louise Pace 361-4312 REDUCED $10,000!!! PERFECT -SIZED 3 bedroom home. Split plan, large lanai, open living room and dining room, patio in back for barbeques, close to golf course and pool! HOA includes lawn care! $132,000 MLS#365944 Lois Lane 789-4516 REDUCED $10,000!!! Expanded Sausalito V illa 2/2/2 with country kitchen, Slate courtyard with water grotto, enclosed lanai with skylights Light, bright and move-in r eady! $70,000 MLS#366979 Lou Serago 804-0159 OAK RUN GOLF COURSE LOT PERFECT FOR SNOWBIRDS! Lovely Dover Cottage. Maintained lot, new carpet, newer tile. NEW HIGH Efficiency A/C in $105,000 MLS#357134 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 SP ACIOUS AND GRACIOUS Monte Carlo in the Preserve, Expanded kitchen, enclosed lanai, 3/2/2 with 2,100 sq. ft. Call today for private showing. $155,900 MLS#365398 Barbara Cernera 812-0626 2/2/1.5 Charleston Model, Close to 4 pools, A/C, roof, water heater, and garage door all replaced within the last 9 yrs. Broward Home Warranty! $79,500 MLS#319962 John Kapioski 208-1635 THERES NO PLACE LIKE HOME 2/2/2 1,528 SF Newport Model. Newer A/C & roof, extended garage, nice backyard. Clean & ready to move in! Furniture available. $89,900 MLS#354793 Jim Petticrew 216-5852 REDUCED PRICE!! MAKE OFFER Frame built, Georgetown 2 model, 2/2/2, 1,714 sq. ft., newer roof and A/C FL room under heat and air. 196 sq. ft. screen roof off of Florida room. $103,500 MLS#365229 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 NEWER ROOF & A/C FOR ONL Y $57,500 2 Bedrm./2 bath/1.5 garage, laminate flooring in all areas except bedrooms. SHORT SALE!!! $57,500 MLS#340924 Pat Stimmel 895-5160 DIAL-A-PRO For Y our Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 71 1 189

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com now have another pianist to help fill in; Jean Munsing from OTOW. New gigs from Emeritus Assisted Living, The Bridge, Memory Lane and Hawthorne Village are anticipated. Linda reports that, Our biggest asset last year and continuing on this year is our Disc Master, Rich Becotte, who without fail has been faithfully supporting us with music accompaniment at practice and at our performances. She adds further, He has angel wings which have served the Songbirds so very well. We so appreciate you Rich! A side note, Marrieta and Ferdie won second place in a singing contest on their cruise. For more information contact: Linda Sisto; (352) 694-4749.Ladies luncheonRoy Mitchell, from SECO, was our guest speaker at the Jan. 11 Ladies Luncheon. Roy gave a wonderful and informative presentation to the 15 ladies in attendance about energy saving tips for our homes. He fielded lots of good questions from the audience. The birthday cake for January was made by Betty Nelson, our birthday ladies were Joan Bonsell and Claire DiSanto; our door prize winner was Marti Dean and our 50/50 raffle winner was Ann Bardack. OK, ladies of Cherrywood! Be sure to mark your calendar for our next Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 8 at noon. Our guest speaker will be Jennifer from A Flower Haven flower shop. She will be showing us how to put together a lovely centerpiece for Valentines Day. When the centerpiece is completed it will be our door prize. Be sure to bring your favorite recipe to share, your place setting and beverage and come enjoy good food, good friends and conversation, and try your hand at creating a beautiful centerpiece.Accordion ClubCome join in the fun of the Accordion Club on the 4th Wednesday of the month. This months meeting will be Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. All Cherrywood residents are welcome to come and enjoy the music and if you play an instrument or just want more information, call Dick Richards at 352-2085245.Horseback riding tripWe did not wake up to good weather on the day we were scheduled to go riding at Cactus Jacks Trail Rides, so it was decided to re-schedule it for Wednesday, Jan. 25. That means that anyone who missed the deadline for going with us on the 11th will now have an opportunity to join us on the 25th. Just contact Geri to get your name on the list. A note of thanksMarion and Fred would like to thank all their friends and neighbors for their kind thoughts and messages on the recent passing of Marions brother in England.John Everlove is the new correspondent for Cherrywood. Please submit articles to him at ssg6jae@gmail.com. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000AC6X 000A68I 000ABQO8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm Thank Y ou for your business, we strive to make our customers satisfied.Sale on all Trojan Batteries 6-V Power Trans only$4796-V T605only$4998-V T875only$59912-V T1275only$629 HOME OF THE GREA T DEALS We Make Deals! Free Pick-upwithin 10 miles Starting at$4,995COME T AKE A DRIVE!Utility 4x4 Utility 4x4 and gas and gas available available Back seat only $4492012 Club Car COMPLIMENT AR Y SENIOR EST A TE PROTECTION WORKSHOPSEA TING IS LIMITED CALL IN ADV ANCE FOR RESER V A TIONS RESER VE YOUR FREE SEA T TODA Y LUNCH IS PROVIDED!1-800-995-1238Date: W ednesday January 25, 2012 Time: 12:30 P .M. 3:00 P .M. Location: Golden Corral 2111 SW College Road, Ocala, Fl RESER V A TIONS REQUIRED FOR A TTENDANCEMary Holevinski, Registered Representative 200 White Road, Suite 204, Little Silver, NJ 07739 Securities offered through Madison Avenue Securities, Inc. (MAS), Member of NASD & SIPA TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED: Wills vs. Living T rusts Medicar e Parts A, B & D Estate T axes Estate T ax Saving T echniques Durable Powers of Attor ney Living Wills Health Car e Pr oxy Pr oper Asset Titling Long T erm Car e Insurance Potentially Incr ease Y our Income & Defer T axes Medicaid Planning Guar dianship 000A83T TIL T-SWIVEL DINING EXPERIENCE DINETTES & STOOLS Ocala 352-237-5557 3 13 1 SW College Rd., 200 A cr oss fr om P addock Mall justdining.com 000AACZ FREE Seminar National Cremation Society T h i n k i n g A b o u t Thinking About C r e m a t i o n ? Cr emation? T opics Include: Preplanning Options V eterans Benefits T ravel Protection Interest-Free Financing Please, First-T ime Attendees Only Florida s Oldest and Largest N A T IONAL C REMA TION S OCIETY 352-728-0093 Please call for r eservations Limited Seating Oasis Restaurant 7651 SR 200, Cir cle Squar e Plaza Thursday January 26, 9:30 am Complimentary Br eakfast will be pr ovided Golden Corral 21 1 1 S.W College Road Monday January 23, 1 1:00 am E X P E R I E N C E F A S T E R R E C O V E R Y T I M E S E X P E R I E N C E F A S T E R R E C O V E R Y T I M E S E XPERIENCE F ASTER R ECOVER Y T IMES i n a w a r m a n d f r i e n d l y e n v i r o n m e n t i n a w a r m a n d f r i e n d l y e n v i r o n m e n t in a warm and friendly environment 2700 S.W 34th Street, Ocala, FL 34474 352.854.6262 www .cypresshealthcare.net STOP BY FOR A TOUR! P a l m G a r d e n o f O c a l a i s M a r i o n C o u n t y s P a l m G a r d e n o f O c a l a i s M a r i o n C o u n t y s Palm Garden of Ocala is Marion Countys m o s t a w a r d w i n n i n g f a c i l i t y m o s t a w a r d w i n n i n g f a c i l i t y most award-winning facility! J O I N T R E P L A C E M E N T T H E R A P Y J O I N T R E P L A C E M E N T T H E R A P Y JOINT REPLACEMENT THERAPY C A R D I A C / S T R O K E R E H A B C A R D I A C / S T R O K E R E H A B CARDIAC/STROKE REHAB I V T H E R A P Y I V T H E R A P Y IV THERAPY P A I N M A N A G E M E N T P A I N M A N A G E M E N T P AIN MANAGEMENT P O S T S U R G I C A L P O S T S U R G I C A L POST -SURGICAL W O U N D C A R E W O U N D C A R E WOUND CARE 0008P4V

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Attend the worship service of your choice... Saturday, Feb. 11 Yard sale at CountrysideA yard sale will take place in Founders Hall at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. White elephant, clothing, jewelry, homemade bake sale, tools, toys, small furniture, crafts, books, videos, CDs and much more will be available. For further information, call the church at 352-2374633.Wednesday, Feb. 15 World Has Talent auditions setAuditions for the Circle Square Cultural Centers third annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Active adults age 55+ are invited on stage where the top chosen acts will perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, May 5. The chosen contestants will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit: www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-854-3670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com.Friday, Feb. 17 VFW Ladies plan fashion showThe Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4781 will have their annual Fashion Show on Feb. 17 at noon. The theme is Let Freedom Spring. The luncheon will be prepared by Margie with the help of dedicated members. Lots of gifts have been collected. Marilyn French is the chairperson. For tickets and more information, call Regina at 352873-3631. Tickets are available for tables of eight or more. This is a sellout event. Saturday, Feb. 18 Hospice trail rideHospice of Marion County, Inc. will hold its 12th annual Horses for Hospice Trail Ride on Sat., Feb. 18, on the Central Florida Greenway at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala. This years ride is in memory of Wayne Vaught, former Cross Florida Greenway enthusiast and Trail Ride chairman. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the first ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. Riders travel from as far as Jacksonville and Tampa to spend 2-3 hours on the trail. Following the ride, participants can enjoy lunch by Tommys BBQ, live entertainment by Bordertown, and door prizes. Proceeds from this event will benefit Patient Care Programs. The minimum donation to ride is $30. Wagons are welcome; $30 for driver and $10 per passenger. Horse lovers who are unable to ride may purchase a $10 ticket to enjoy lunch and entertainment. For more information or to register, call 352-854-5218. Sunday, Feb. 19 German American Club eventThe German American Club of Marion County will host a Fasching Party on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Wear a costume, bring beads and join in the fun for $10 per member or $15 per non-member. Music provided by Alpine Express. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Attire is either a costume or dressy casual. For tickets, call Liz or Joe at 352-732-6368.Ongoing Retirement Communities for InterfaithAre you interested in learning how to organize food drives to help benefit Interfaith Emergency Services for 2012? Call Craig Cotton at 352-351-8297 or Gary Nelson at 352-867-8901. Ocala Palms Food Drive Coordinators will gladly share information on how to organize a food drive the simple and easy way. Give us a call today and help our area homeless, unemployed and hurting families. Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000A6Q9 U nitarian U niversalists 7633 N. Florida Ave. (Route 41)Citrus Springs N a t u r e C o a s t 465-4225 SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 A.M. W HERE REASON & RELIGION M EET GLBT WELCOME What is Unitarian Universalism? Many of our founding fathers were either Unitarians or Universalists. Today, UU is a non-creedal path which allows each person the freedom to search for truth in many ways. While our congregations uphold shared principles, individuals may discern their own beliefs about spiritual and theological issues. Because of the diversity o f beliefs and life styles, our congregation has rich dialogue about many spiritual topics. We are guided by 7 principles which all UUs share, and put into action in our church, our communities and the world. The Nature Coast UnitarianUniversalist Fellowship is a democratic and lay led congregation. All are Welcome. Details on our 7 principles, services and activities are at naturecoastuu.org, College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. John Downing, Pastor Rev. Jeff Rountree, Minister of Worship Rev. Rob Loy, Jr., Student Minister Jason Kaminski, Childrens Minister Trina Loy, Preschool Director Holding Forth the Word of Life...JESUS Sunday Worship Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am 9:30 & 11:00 Sunday School 0009HTA W e dnesday 6:30 PM Children/Student Ministries 6:30 PM Mid-Week Bible Study www.collegeroad.org Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Prayer / Bible Study . . . . . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 0009E2I 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 0009W2W Join us this Sunday at Faith Presbyterian Church, as we worship our great God together! Why should you visit Faith Presbyterian Church? You will be greeted by a small but very dedicated group of believers. You will experience worship that is reverent (traditional), and Christ centered You will hear expository Bible preaching that will strengthen your faith. Sunday School 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. 415 NE 41 Ave. (7th Day Adventist Church) in Ocala www.faithocala.org (352) 216-0968 Pastor Greg Hoadley & his wife Stella Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W State Road 200 1 3 / 4 Miles W e st of I-75 W o rship Service 8:00 & 1 1:00 AM Bible Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Pastor Joe Adams 237-2233 Sharing the Joy of Jesus Christ! 0009HUU 000A923 352-861-6182 www .ccomc.org S UNDAY S ERVICES Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am W EEKLY A CTIVITIES Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm S ENIOR P ASTOR D AVID B ELLOWS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala, Fl 34476 F EED your soul, S AVOR the richness of J EWISH tradition, Q UENCH your thirst for knowledge & wisdom, T ASTE the flavors of Jewish culture, B E W ELCOMED A S A F AMILY Worship Education Social Action Cemetery Social Choir Sisterhood 000A932 Imagine a place where you can TEMPLE BETH SHALOM is all this and more Erev Shabbat Services Fridays, 8 pm 1109 NE 8th Ave., Ocala, FL www.jewishocala.org Fostering Jewish life in Marion County 854-6446 T emple Beth Shalom of Ocala Reservations for FREE bus 873-3995 1 1251 S.W Highway 484 (1.3 Miles W e st of State Road 200) 352-465-7272 Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Healing Thursday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Rosary Weekday Groups: Mon, Wed & Fri Noon AA Tues. 6:30pm Cub Scout Pack 508 2nd Sat 8am Fellowship Breakfast at IHOP Episcopal Episcopal Church Church of the Advent of the Advent 0009WYI adventepiscopal.net 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www .ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103 rd St Pi ne R un OTOW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for Y o u... No matter what your age is, no matter wher e Y ou come fr om, no matter who you ar e, Ther e is a place for you at Ocala W e st UMC T r aditional W orship 8:00 & 1 1:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. Childr en & Y outh Ministries 0009CPI Rev Alan Jef ferson 000AB1A First Congregational United Church of Christ F irs t Congr eg a tional United Chur ch of Chris t A Pr ogr essiv e Community of F aith in the Hear t of Centr al Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didn t reject people. Neither do we. 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000A92N 7768 SW Hwy 200 (352) 237-4633 www .cpcocala.or g W elcome to Countr yside Presbyterian Chur ch (USA) Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Sunday W orship 10:30 am T uesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Nurser y A vailable Pastor Gar y O. Marshall Y our Spiritual Home 0009ENS 4800 SW 20th St Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-5611 www.bereanbaptist.net Ber ean Bapt ist Church Independent F undament al Dr Mike Patton Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45am Sunday Worship 10:45am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm Assistive Listening System Nursery pr ovided for all services Thomas Markham, Pastor Phone: 352-237-6950 EVER YONE WELCOME CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY SER VICES 9644 SW HWY 484, Ocala (Near St. Rd. 200) Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sun. Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sun. Evening Service 6:00 p.m. W ednesday 7:00 p.m. 0009HCI Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embar qmail.com Edward Holloway Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Pr ovided 000A92B Sunday Worship 8:15 am & 11:00 am Wednesday Evening Worship 6:45 pm German Language Worship 1st. Sunday of each month 3:00 pm Phone (352) 861-9080 Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Monday Morning Christians JOIN US IN WORSHIP 9045 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 0009HW2 Bible Studies W e dnesday 7:00 p.m. Minister Anthony Smith Conservative Bible Teaching Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10 AM ongoing series on the Life of Jesus Christ Community Church 000A9G1 861-7716 Harley Towler, Pastor Graduate of Moody Bible Institute Located one mile west of State Road 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) 9524 S.W 105th St., Ocala 237-2640 S unday Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7p.m. Y outh Alive 7p.m. Randall Br own Pastor Friendship B aptist Church A Place of New Spiritual Beginnings 0009HPG W esleyan-Holiness T radition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE T eaching the Bible as Gods W ord to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Children s Bible Quizzing 6:00 P M. W e dnesday Evenings Adult Bible Study . . . . . 6:00 P M. Pastor Curt Dowling 5884 SW 60th A ve. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www .ocalawestnaz.org 000A3PK S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECT OR Y A SK FOR M ICHEL N OR THSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... Wor ship Call t o 711195 71 1 195 000A9L2 O P E N I N G F E B 3 2 0 1 2 is r elocating from Jasmine Plaza location to 7763 SW Hwy. 200 (2 miles west) 352-854-5654 SIT-N-PRETTY Pet Grooming 000A9O8 Mane Event Hair Salon A Full Service Hair Salon 854-5969 8720 S.W State Road 200 #1 Dillen Plaza MASSAGE BY APPOINTMENT J o h n & B r e n d a H a y n e s 2 3 7 4 3 4 3 o r 8 9 5 3 0 2 7 L o r i K o v a l e n k o 5 0 2 0 6 0 2 00091SZ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTL Y OWNED AND OPERA TED Proud T o Be Y our Neighborhood Realtor O P E N 7 D A Y S 0009B5C 000ABJB M a r g a r e t O r l a n d o 2 3 7 4 3 4 3 M a r y e l l e n C o t t e n 2 6 6 4 8 4 9 D a w n & B o b P e r i n c h i e f 5 7 2 6 1 1 9 B i l l A k e r 2 9 9 4 5 7 1 J i m M c I n t y r e 3 6 2 0 7 8 8 L y n n e K a m p f 2 0 9 8 9 1 4 S t e v e R u d m i n a s 8 7 5 8 3 1 0 ERA BIG SUN REALTY ERA BIG SUN REAL TY bigsunrealty .com see our website for virtual tours 7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1800-229-2943 ~ T oll-Free, (352) 237-4343 LOCA TED ACROSS FROM HWY 200 LOWES VER Y NICE END UNIT VILLA 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage. V inyl simulated wood flooring in kitchen, family room, great la nai with vinyl windows & screens. MLS#366878/BA/SCH . . . . . . . $78,900 ELEGANT 3/3/2, 2321 sq. ft., in Oak Run. Parquet and tile floors throughout, on a cul-de sac. Tiled Lshaped lanai, overlooking dense woods. MLS#341586/SR/GIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $195,900 ELEGANT HOME ON CORNER LOT Many upgrades, appliances, ceiling fans, tile floors thru-out home. 3/2/2 with split plan, formal living room, dining room. Large kitchen overlooking family room with gas fireplace, laundry room, open patio, 2 sheds. Move-in condition! MLS#365518/LBK/BRO . . . . . . . . . $123,500 CLEAN, 2/2/1.5 home with newer A/C water heater, washer and dryer A ll appliances convey F reshly painted and located on lot that borders with wooded area MOVE-IN READY! MLS#365706/JM/KRE . . . . $72,000 NICE END-UNIT VILLA offering 2/2/2 with Florida room under heat & air plus screen porch. Fireplace in family room. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 25 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in This recent column headline caught our eye: Its not time to abandon the conservative message. Which conservative message? The column said Republicans lack enthusiasm for their presidential candidates and independent voters are confused little wonder. Liberalism has the edge with voters because its easier to understand. Its cradle-to-grave nanny-care, which Washington calls essential services with no cost limitations. Conservatism, on the other hand comes in long lists of highsounding principles, centered on endless repetition of two vaguely defined, flag-waving words: liberty and freedom. Conservatives try to be better understood by espousing core values. One list suggests conservatives have core values on immigration, the Supreme Court, abortion, Islamic terrorism, taxes, religion, government, gun control, the nature of humans, multiculturalism, and climate change. Thats a lot of core. In addition to core values conservatives have a penchant for solutions which are marketbased, smaller, and lower. For instance: cost of government would be lower if it were smaller and market-based. Sounds sensible, but its just vague conservative lingo. If Republicans hope to defeat the current occupant of the White House, who achieved that high office with a one-word campaign (change) they need to abandon their muddled messages. This years Republican candidate will be running against a politically savvy incumbent president with a three-word campaign slogan: do-nothing Congress. It worked for unpopular President Harry Truman in 1948, when his public approval was only 36 percent. Republicans will not recapture the White House with a campaign based on social conwww.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, January 20, 2012 Lets say youre a Michele Bachmann or a John Huntsman fan, you want one of them to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012. Youre looking forward to voting for one of them in the Florida presidential primary on Jan. 31. But wait. Theres a problem. They dropped out of the presidential race after the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary because of a low finish. So, in effect, the few voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have disenfranchised you as a voter in Florida. Iowa and New Hampshire are forcing their way upon other states when it comes to the primary. Now admittedly, its highly unlikely that there were too many Hunstman or Bachmann supporters wandering around Florida. But its the principle of the thing should the people in Iowa and New Hampshire be telling you who to vote for. All this came to mind this week with a story that the Republican National Committee is punishing Florida for having an early primary, or at least a panel wants it to do that. The group wants to cut the number of Florida delegates in half, and is evidently relegating the Florida delegation to some less than desirable hotels at the convention site. And where is the convention? Why, its in Tampa, which the last time I looked was still in Florida. You ask why the delegates cant just drive in to the Tampa Bay Times Forum (it used to be the St. Pete Times Forum, but the newspaper changed its name) from home on the day of the convention. Sorry, but there are rules that require the delegates to stay in a designated hotel. So even if a delegate lives a couple of miles from the downtown convention site in Tampa, he has to stay in the hotel. Oh yes. If the sanctions are approved, the Florida delegates will also lose some floor space and possibly some VIP passes. Goodness, whats this world coming to? A cut in VIP passes? And what is a less than desirable hotel? Whats less desirable for them may be more than enough for the delegates. I once stayed in a very nice motel out on Dale Mabry near the stadium. Of course, it didnt have room service or an in-room bar, but I can live without those things. Many delegates at both conventions evidently cant. Ive advocated this before why cant we have just one national primary day to let the voters decide (what a concept!) who the nominees will be? Then we could do away with these wild parties, otherwise known as conventions, and states like Iowa and New Hampshire would not have a disproportionate influence on the choice of a candidate. That will probably never happen. There are too many back room decisions to be made by both parties to give up these events. Just make sure you stay away from the Tampa area the week of Aug. 27. There will be a big convention there, and lots of crowds, but I just thought of something. Isnt that the heart of hurricane season?Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at 352-854-3986 or at editor@smcitizen.com. PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANREGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOSTEDITOR: JIM CLARK Citizen The opinions expressed in South Marion Citizen 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 letters to the editor and guest columns.Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 854-3986.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributions are printed.Letters longer than 550 words may be regarded as columns and printed on a space-available basis, and writers will be limited to one contribution per week. The deadline is one week prior to each Fridays issue.Send letters to: The South Marion Citizen Editor, 8810 S.W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. Public radio listeners laugh about driveway moments when youve arrived at your destination but sit there with the car radio on, so engrossed in the story youre unable to tear yourself away. There just arent many similar stories about commercial radio. Public radio and public TV, as well offers the type of quality, in-depth programming unavailable elsewhere. That focus on content is due in part to its public-private support format. At the national level, there is ongoing discussion about de-funding public broadcasting. In Florida, after more than 30 years, its now a reality: in 2011 Gov. Rick Scott vetoed almost $4.8 million in state funding approved by the Legislature for public radio and TV stations. Stations budgets have long included other funding sources, but not sufficient to make up the loss without changes to format, services or structure. They include listener/viewer memberships, corporate and foundation grants, university affiliations, and underwriting fees. Underwriting is similar to commercial broadcastings advertising, but Federal Communications Commission rules prohibit mentioning prices, offering inducements to buy, issuing calls to action or making qualitative claims. Underwriting is intended to identify supporters, not specifically to promote companies, products or services. There are several sides to this, of course. National Public Radio, for example, has been accused of bias from both liberal and conservative camps. Government funding also presents a concern for those who are suspicious that the relationship between broadcasters and the governments that help support them is too close, too simpatico. Fair criticisms, all. However, think about societal benefits. Studies by two national, bipartisan polling firms rank the Public Broadcasting System as Americas most trusted institution. Public radio and TV stations offer a living laboratory for university-based journalism students, as well as classroom extensions for both traditional and homebased schooling and enrichment for pre-schoolers. Public stations feature hours of music, theater and artistic programming as well as in-depth discussions on current events and timely topics. After last years action, Florida public radio and TV stations evaluated offerings to see what can be dropped or modified. There have been service changes and layoffs. Certainly its not over yet. So where does this leave us? The state Legislature over time had been reducing funding, and its a good idea for public broadcasting to gradually wean itself from receiving public monies while retaining its service model. But the governors cold-turkey approach could drive some stations out of business. We all should support public broadcasting however we can. That might mean investing in membership (just think: a mere 30 cents for every Floridian would make up the loss). It could be urging your company to become an underwriter. It could be participating in fundraiser golf tournaments or other events that some stations say theyre resorting to this year. And of course, if the state Legislature again includes funding for public broadcasting, as it did last year, you can let Gov. Scott know that you support it.Citrus County ChronicleS UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Public radio, TV need support Why should Iowa and N.H. rule? Jim Flynn Columnist Is conservatism dead, dormant, or delusional? 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in servatism abortion, stem-cell research, evolution, same-sex marriage, non-marital sex, obscenity, indecency, secularism, and decline of the family as the foundation of civilized society. Disturbing as those issues may be, elections are not won on moral clarity. The Republican contender should fashion a short and understandable agenda. More than half of all voters think government is failing, diddling with small stuff and avoiding difficult decisions. Two-thirds believe Congress should not be re-elected. Voters expect a new administration to have specific plans to reduce the national debt and eliminate deficit spending. It would be a political coup for the Republican nominee to embrace the Bowles-Simpson debt and deficit plan, which Mr. Obama commissioned and then dismissed without a reading or comment. Voters also expect complete revision of the tax system. They want hundreds of preferences and exceptions which favor a privileged few to be eliminated. There is substantial additional revenue to be found in those hills. Americans want a nation in ascendancy, not decline. That means rebuilding our infrastructure, advancing energy independence, and encouraging manufacturing. The Republican presidential nominee should hush up about job creation. Voters with a few unwashed brain cells know job creation has been all talk for four years. The Obama administration spent billions preserving thousands of teacher and public employee jobs, because they are among his re-election supporters. Mr. Obama also hired thousands of additional and expensive federal employees to boost his jobs image. If the Republican contenders dont commit mutual fratricide during the rest of the primary campaign, they may have a 50/50 chance to recapture the White House. FLYNNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 BY ROBERT SCHWARZWALDER Special to the CitizenOnce as he was about to give an interview to some reporters, President Eisenhower was asked by his press secretary, Jim Haggerty, what he would say if a certain topic came up. Dont worry, Jim, said Ike. If that question comes up, Ill just confuse them. Those words were a profile in political honesty in expressing something thought but seldom spoken. The capacity for obfuscation is an essential weapon in every elected officials professional arsenal. Politicians like to be unclear about some things because to take a stand can be divisive. Since re-election is a politicians stock-in-trade, the fear that a significant number of current or would-be constituents might be offended by a given perspective invites rhetorical caution in the savvy solon. Yet even the most innocuous of public servants sometimes has to decide about difficult things. To be a statesman consistently, one must have an ample quantity of moral courage and the wisdom to know when to act boldly. Thus, given that few politicians have the insight and intestinal fortitude to behave in a statesmanlike way, we can anticipate that necessary change will be at best incremental. And, despite our protestations, we want it that way. We want governments benefits without its costs. We want its protections without its intrusions. We want its presence in our perceived need and its exclusion in our perceived abundance. We are kidding ourselves, which is to say we are human. We resent it when policymakers, speaking to us like adults, offer necessary and painful choices about policy priorities. Thats why we have long lived in an era of self-delusion and rewarded those who have given it to us. We cannot abort our progeny and anticipate economic growth. We cannot experience liberty, in its fullness, if we disavow a willingness to fail. We cannot corrode the family unit through divorce, cohabitation, promiscuity and homosexual unions and say we care about our childrens future. We cannot sustain massive and growing entitlement programs with a shrinking workforce and an expanding pool of beneficiaries. We cannot maintain an adequate national defense if the Pentagon budget is more devoted to retiree health care, among other things, than leading-edge military systems and technologies. We cannot secularize our society without destroying the unspoken Judeo-Christian moral consensus that always has been the firm foundation of our republic. And as the Psalmist asked, If the foundations are destroyed, GUEST COLUMN About making the hard choices PLEASESEECHOICES, PAGE10 Friday, Jan. 20: Shrimp/Fish dinner baked or fried, Moose Idol Karaoke competition, all starts at 5 p.m. Best talent in Ocala with Randy Stanley. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com what can the righteous do? Americans have long been a brave people. We like to talk about the heroic conduct of our armed forces, and well we should. But just as our men and women in uniform show courage in their sphere, can we show it in ours? It is now time for us to see if we can still summon the personal virtue and political courage without which no economy, or nation, can long endure. This will mean hard choices. It will mean exposure to certain vulnerabilities in order to restore long-term economic health. It will mean we will have to make decisions about things concerning which there might not be great options but not to choose, to tuck ones head down and pretend that the future will not come, is actually a choice. It is to choose to subject oneself to various events which could be avoided if hard thinking and courage were summoned. Not too American, that. Let us steel ourselves to the tough choices our Republic deserves, with the concurrent commitment that through the non-governmental institutions of family, church, synagogue, not-for-profit charities, professional associations and small and large corporate enterprise, we will address the needs our sagging Leviathan cannot.Robert Schwarzwalder is senior vice-president at the Family Research Council. CHOICESCONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christmas Child thanksThanks to the generous efforts of Ocala residents, thousands of hurting children worldwide will have the opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. Ocala residents joined Operation Christmas Child, the worlds largest Christmas project of its kind, to pack 14,025 shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and necessity items. These gift-filled shoe boxes are making their way or have already made their way into the hands of needy children in 100 receiving countries. On behalf of our community, I would like to thank the volunteers at local collection sites and everyone who packed an Operation Christmas Child shoe box gift. For many of the children receiving these boxes, the simple shoe box will be the first gift they have ever received. Although the Ocala dropoff locations are closed until November 2012, gifts are received throughout the year at Samaritans Purse, 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, N.C., 28607. If you would like to get involved year-round in helping children in need through Operation Christmas Child, go online to www.samaritanspurse.org/ occ or call 407-852-3727. Thanks again to everyone who participated in this project. A simple gift, packed with love, can communicate hope and transform the lives of children worldwide! Cindy Beyer Regional Director, Florida/Puerto Rico Operation Christmas ChildCoach or players, brains or no brains?Well, the Denver Broncos have now finished their season. So now we can stop jumping on Tim Tebows back. Tebow time is on hold until next year. Lets hope he has better coaches by then. It seems as if when Denver doesnt win its Tebows fault. Conversely if they do win, Tebows a hero. Neither is right. Now, right up front I am not nor will I be a Florida fan, except where Tebow is concerned as he was a recruit of Ron Zooks. Urban Meyer is pathetic. Being from Ohio, Im afraid Ive supported my last Ohio State team until Meyer is gone, which may not be too long as hell probably get sick again. Poor baby! But, to the more serious side of this article. Football players and coaches can not be construed as being in the top 70 percent of those with intelligence. Ive said before, I had a professor in college who told his class that average, as in having a C is not too bright, and was he right. Just listen to the grammar of football players whove turned analysts as well as coaches and players themselves and youll get my point. When you have a preponderance of football players, who dont finish college, what can you expect? But, more to the point, it was put forward in the media, that so went Tebow, so went the Broncos. Wrong! So went the coaching staff, so went the Broncos. John Fox was a so-so coach with the Carolina Panthers, and hes not doing too well at Denver. Last week John Elway said to let Tebow go and do his thing, they did and they won. But in the game against New England, from the first down utilizing a play up the middle, we knew this was going to be a long night and so it was. At 12:23 in the 4th quarter, and down by 32, Denver ran the ball up the middle 76 percent of the time. Whos at fault? John Fox and the offensive coordinator. Tebow has not yet earned the right to call his own plays. Thats left to the more experienced coaches. If John Elway had any sense, he would get rid of his entire coaching staff and start over. The offensive and defensive lines were pathetic. What would have happened to Denver if Jim Harbaugh was the coach? Win! Every, and I mean every, sports analyst on ESPN, CBS, FOX and NBC made fun and wisecracks about Tim Tebow. Now that hes away from Florida I can see he will have a bright future. Sure hes not in the mold of the old guy way thinking of quarterbacks and many of those quarterbacks are putting him down. As I said before, I liked Tebow when he was with Florida but now let him blossom into his place in football history. If he doesnt, it wont be his fault. Ill bet if they let him call his own plays next year, they will go 12-4 at the very least. But folks, its coaches, coaches, coaches. Clean house in Denver, bring in John Gruden, and away we go. Bill Ford Ocala LETTERS TO THE EDITOR BY RICH LOWRY King FeaturesMitt Romney has one advantage over his rivals above all others: He is running a presidential campaign. None of his competitors has been able to manage it in quite the same way. A Romney rally in Exeter, N.H., was a textbook exercise in traditional presidential politics. The venue was big, a highschool gym. The advance work was flawless. The American flag backdrop was enormous. The three generations of the Romney family arrayed in front of it were so picturesque that they might have arrived straight from a photo shoot for a Tommy Hilfiger advertisement. When so many commentators have said that, with anti-establishment sentiment running so high, everything is different in Republican presidential politics, Romney has been the old-school candidate. He hews to the familiar instruction manual with a pharisaical devotion. Raise scads of money and build a national organization. Always stay on message and evaluate every move with an eye to the general election. Win endorsements. Take apart opponents precisely to the extent necessary, no more, no less. As Philip Klein of The Washington Examinerhas observed, Romney has been the only guy to show up for the job interview wearing a suit. He hasn't been on a book tour masquerading as a presidential campaign (Herman Cain). He hasn't banked everything on the debates (Newt Gingrich), or showed up unprepared (Rick Perry). He hasn't bet on his performance in just one state (Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman). Anyone who has won a presidential nomination during the past 30 years would recognize what Romney is doing and why. Romney's campaign is all technique and no music. GUEST COLUMN The unsatisfying Mitt Romney PLEASESEELOWRY, PAGE11 Ritz House is a nonprofit organization assisting veterans to reenter the community. By providing a secure residence for veterans, and offering retraining and job placement assistance, Ritz House is doing a wonderful service for our veterans. Residents at Ritz House prepare their own meals and live independently while working through their issues and improving their lives. In order to help these deserving individuals, the Cherrywood Veterans Club is conducting a food drive on Jan. 27. To help these veterans, merely fill a bag with nonperishable food items and canned goods; place the bag by your mailbox on the 27th and you will have made a great contribution for this worthy cause. Between 9 a.m. and noon, a member of the Veterans Club will be collecting these donations. If it is more convenient for you, donations can also be dropped off at the Clubhouse office on or before the 27th. We are hoping to make this food drive the most successful ever. Times are hard but if everyone donates something, the veterans at Ritz House will have a head start for the new year. We may not know what theyve been through, but we all know what we can do. Lets all chip in and make a contribution to help those who have given us so much.Super Bowl, chili bowl partyBe sure to get your tickets to the Super Bowl Party early. Tickets are only $2 and go quickly. There will be bingo (5 games for $2), quizzes, raffles and 50/50 drawing during the pregame festivities along with a chili/soup cook-off. Bratwurst, hot-dogs, chili, nachos and other goodies available for a donation. Lemonade, tea, snacks and pop-corn are provided or you can bring your own beverages. If you have a great chili or soup recipe, enter your creation for $5. The winner takes all in this fun contest to be judged by the attendees. More than the prize, the bragging rights will be fantastic. Because all proceeds of the event go to the Marion County Humane Society, not only will you have a great time, youll be helping a very worthy charity that cares for the less fortunate of our animal friends. The raffle prizes have all been generously donated by Cherrywood Property Management. Bingo at CherrywoodEvery Thursday at 7 p.m. residents gather to try their luck at bingo in the Clubhouse at Cherrywood. Bring your own refreshments and try your luck. You could be a $100 winner for the cover all and one game is a 50 percent win, where the winner gets half of the money taken in for that game. You could be a big winner but because of the friendship and fun, every one is a winner, even those who dont get to yell, bingo.Bocce Ball for allSaturdays at 7 p.m., the Bocce Ball gang assembles for fun and light hearted competition. All our residents are welcome to try their luck and skill at this fun game while enjoying the company of friends and neighbors. Dont feel like playing? Thats OK, just come out and cheer on the competitors. Youll enjoy the laughter and camaraderie.Special thanksChristmas at Cherrywood was very special this year. The decorations, the parties, the Christmas tree trimming and the good cheer abounded throughout the community and in the in particular, in the Clubhouse. As with all good things, the season came to an end and the inevitable clean up began. Rich and Monica Becotte; Christi Giovaniello; Holly Bragdon, Ruth Hurley and Eve and Jim Houghtailing volunteered their time, muscles and backs to clean up and store all of our beautiful community center decorations. In addition, the dreaded under-the-stage area was gutted of unserviceable items. Thanks to Greg for the use of his truck for disposing of this old and outdated junque. We look forward to next years Christmas season and are grateful to these volunteers for their hard work. Valentines Day danceCherrywood residents dont forget to reserve Saturday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. for the Valentines Day dance. Bring your sweetheart and come enjoy an evening of dance and romance with our own DJ, Richard Becotte as he plays the great tunes you know and love. The Activities Team will be providing snacks, lemonade and iced tea, but you can bring your own beverages if you wish. The cost for the event is just $3 per person and that covers a Door prize entry as well. As always, there will be the ever familiar 50/50 drawing too. See Geri to get your tickets and to reserve your table.Songbirds ready for a new yearOur very own Cherrywood Songbirds are rested and ready for another year of happy tunes to sing for any group that would be interested in some light entertainment. On Jan. 11, the group held its first practice and will continue to practice every Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse. Any one who would like to join the Songbirds is most welcome. The group is in special need of more male voices to support those already taking part. Officers for the coming year are: Director/President: Linda Sisto; Vice President: Bonnie Clark; Secretary; Ann Bardack; Treasurer: Marjorie Cardoza and Assistnat Treasurer: Mary lou Selvitella. Last year was a record year for performances and the Songbirds carried the schedule forward. They Veterans Club needs help with food drive on Jan. 27 CHERRYWOOD ESTATES J EJohn Everlove SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE27 00075X7 Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Grandfather Clock 352-873-7587 GRANDFATHER CLOCK REPAIR Service and repairs 43 years full time experience Specializing in floor clocks. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com His speech in Exeter was schmaltz piled on top of saccharin in a perfect storm of substanceless sentimentality. First, he said he believed in America. Then, he said he loved America. And in conclusion, he quoted verses from "America the Beautiful." In Romney's case, patriotism is the first refuge of a politician who doesn't dare say anything new or interesting. Neither of those will ever be a quality associated with Romney. He continues to excel in debates by routinely coming up with answers that feel as though they were produced by a crack marketing team for maximum unassailability. His stumbles are so rare that they become as noticeable as the tiny wobbles of an Olympic skater trying to nail a triple Lutz. Challenged over the weekend on why he didn't run for re-election as Massachusetts governor in 2006, he said he "went back into business," even though he was already running for president when he left the governor's mansion. Romney wanted to hang on to the scripted presentation of himself as a businessman above all else -plausibility be damned. It was a small falsity that stood for larger worries about his genuineness. Very few politicians have what it takes to follow the old rules with the proficiency of a Mitt Romney. It takes brains, discipline and managerial skill. But people have trouble warming up to the (almost) flawlessly executing candidate from a flawlessly executing machine. The Romney campaign notwithstanding, there's no rule against inspiring people.Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. LOWRYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Maranatha Baptist Church1. The AWANA (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) program is ongoing and always open to young people from ages 3 to 18. AWANA is an exciting program of Christian learning and games of competition with awards. It is held each Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church. Pastor C. Michael Mike Swingle has begun his duties as the new youth pastor and has planned many activities for young people. 2. The childrens choir, J.A.M. (Jesus and Me), invites all children from 1st grade through 12th grade to participate. Ms. Pat Haas is the director and will welcome the children and show them how enjoyable it is to part of the J.A.M. choir. Practice is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the church. 3. On Sunday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. Maranatha Baptist church will hold a Singspiration. This will include the choir as well as the congregation. Joyce Warner, Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker are the directors. Please come and enjoy this time of singing spirtual hymns and RELIGION worshipping with us. 4. Beginning Sunday, March 25, through April 1, Maranatha Baptist Church will hold its Missions Conference which will be followed with special guest, Evangelist Kenny Evans. The schedule and more news for these events next month. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions to the church.St. Jude Catholic CommunityThe Bereavement Group for those grieving the loss of a loved one will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone in the community with a need to share their feelings of grief. Please call the church office at 352-347-0154 prior to each meeting you plan to attend. Creole Masses for the Haitians in our community are celebrated every second and fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. The next date is Jan. 22. Classes for Spanish as a second language are offered every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. We are sponsoring another Fitness Walk on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is $10 per lap. Those participating are not only raising funds for the church, but are helping their health.Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Jan. 20: Forever Young Group, Potluck Dinner and a Movie, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182, website is www.ccomc.org.Worship service at TimberRidgeCountryside Presbyterian Church provides Christian Ministry to residents of TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9848 S.W. 110th St., Ocala, and holds bimonthly worship services. If you have a loved one, or friend at the TimberRidge Center you are invited to attend our next service on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10:15 a.m. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Guess what, Lamb? Youre about to experience a new perspective on a situation you long regarded quite differently. What you learn could open more opportunities later. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Bold Bovine is tempted to charge into a new venture. But it might be best to take things one step at a time, so that you know just where you are at any given point. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its a good time to go on that fun getaway youve been planning. Youll return refreshed, ready and, yes, even eager to tackle the new challenge that awaits you. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The Moon Child loves to fantasize about magical happenings in the early part of the week. But the sensible Crab gets down to serious business by weeks end. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) What goes around comes around for those lucky Leos and Leonas whose acts of generosity could be repaid with opportunities to expand into new and exciting areas of interest. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your concern about your job responsibilities is commendable. But you need to take some quiet time to share with someone who has really missed being with you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Aspects favor getting out and meeting new people. And as a bonus, you might find that some of your newly made friends could offer important business contacts. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might take pride in wanting to do everything yourself. But nows a good time to ask family members to help with a demanding personal situation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Pay more attention to the possibilities in that workplace change. It could show the way to make that long-sought turn on your career path. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Your need to succeed might overwhelm obligations to your loved ones. Ease up on that workload and into some well-deserved time with family and friends. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules for amorous Aquarians who can make good use of their ability to communicate feelings. Dont be surprised if theyre reciprocated in kind. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Fishing for compliments? No doubt, you probably earned them. But its best to let others believe they were the ones who uncovered the treasure you really are. BORN THIS WEEK: Your good works flow from an open, generous heart. Nothing makes you happier than to see others happy as well. 2012 King Features Synd., Inc. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com God does not make grandmothers like He once did. At least not like MY grandmother. Grandmother never trusted such things as banks with her money. Someone once told my grandmother, If you would put your money in the bank, they would pay you interest. With a confused look on her face she responded, I have enough interest in my money, nobody else needs to bother about it. That was that! After my grandfather died, my wife and I had the opportunity to take grandma out for supper. It was a delightful restaurant and we thought it would be a real treat for her. More than once, I had to keep her from getting up and serving coffee to the rest of the people in the restaurant. After all, she did that at the church suppers. Why not here. Ive got two good legs, she protested. Then came time to pay the check and the waiter brought the check and laid it in front of me. I immediately took a credit card out of my wallet and laid it on the check. I could tell grandma had never seen a credit card before. Put that away, she said. I believe that man wants you to pay for our supper. Dont you have any money? Im paying for our supper with my credit card, I explained. Oh, dear, she moaned. You know I dont believe in cards. Cards are of the devil, and I have never had a deck of cards in my house. Im a little surprised that you, a minister, would be fooling around with such things of the devil. She insisted we tip the waiter in good ole American cash. I am not sure if grandma ever really understood the credit card. She bought nothing on credit and did not accept credit. Everything had to be done in cash. She often quoted the scripture verse that says, Owe no man any thing . (Romans 13:8 KJV), which she took quite literally. As grandma got older, she began to rethink the business of opening a bank account. Without telling anyone, she decided to go to the bank and open an account. She had saved up $50 for this purpose. Grandma nervously entered the bank and walked up to the man sitting at the desk marked New Accounts. Good morning, Maam. Im Gary Goodman. How can I help you today? The man seemed pleasant enough, and grandma thought entrusting him with the delicate job at hand was probably safe. I wanna open an account, she mumbled. Fine. Ill get you all set up. It wont take but a few minutes. With that, he took out some papers and laid them on his desk in front of grandma. Now, he said, lets begin. What is your name? She told him. O.K. What is your address? What? What is your address? Why do you need to know that? Im just filling out the form, Maam. The young man a little confused with her hesitancy said, We can come back to that. What is your date of birth? Grandmas face turned a little red. What do you want to know that for, she gasped? Im just filling out the forms. Can you give me your telephone number? That did it for grandma. She got up from her seat and looked him right in the face and said, Young man, I dont know who you think you are, but I am not interested in your advances. Im old enough to be your mother. You ought to be ashamed. Just then the manager of the bank walked by. Mary, what are you doing here? The manager quickly assessed the situation and told the young man he would take care of this customer and tried to console my grandmother. I dont know whats gotten into young folk these days, she whispered. Barely concealing his manager his smile he said, Ill take care of you, Mary, he assured her. He knew all the information about her and quickly filled in the paper work and walked grandma to the teller for her first deposit. Grandma handed the teller a crumpled $50 bill. The teller took it and gave her a deposit receipt. Wheres my money? grandma demanded. Its safe in the bank, Maam. How do you know my money from everyone elses? The money is all deIn life, an account at the bank can be a relative thing OUT TO PASTOR J SRev. James L. Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE13 going through catalogs and/or going on line to learn of the best and latest equipment available to us. Under his tutelage we now have a new sound guru learning the ropes of our sound system. He is Bruce McDuffee, who earned his spurs in Way Off Broadways fall production and will be handling the mikes for our play. January sale dates for tickets to Sex Please, Were Sixty in the Orchid Club Lobby are Jan. 25 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Jan. 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. If you cannot make it to a ticket sale you can secure tickets from any member of Little Theatre. For dinner theatre ticket call Diana Schmidt at 352873-7243 and for all other shows, Linda Noel at 352873-9908. As we keep reminding you, that for the best possible seating get your tickets early !Oak Run TravelNo one does Irish like The Rovers! Wayne and Howardean Krueger will host this trip to Ruth Eckerd hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to see this fantastic group (and yes, you will be back in time for bingo!) If you love a good laugh and if Celtic strains from guitars, banjo, accordion and the bodhran make you want to clap your hands, stomp your feet, or get up and dance, this show is for you. The Florida State Fair runs for 11 days and on Thursday, Feb. 16, the Flickingers will host a trip to the fair. You will pay your own entrance to the fair so that you will be able to purchase any additional attractions you desire. Besides the rides and exhibits, other venues during the fair include the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 and Cracker Country, which demonstrates life in frontier Florida. Vicki Lawrence and Mama will appear at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. Vicki approaches everything with a sense of humor because Life is much too serious to be taken seriously! She and Mama share some of that marvelous humor with us. Call Kitty Trichel to join this trip. When Charlie Gibson was still on Good Morning America he came on the show one morning and raved about a show he had seen the previous evening. It was Stomp. It is fantastic the way this eight member group uses everything but percussion instruments, matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, zippo lighters, hubcaps, etc., to fill the stage with music. Oak Run Travel has tickets for the 2 p.m. show on Saturday, March 31, at the Phillips Center in Gainesville. Call Joanne and John Misener to reserve your seat.Has Your Irrigation System Lost Its Mind?Some Laurel Oaks residents who have individual sprinkler systems (are not on maintained lots) have found that their systems have not been on schedule since the first of January. They inquired to the manufacturer, Hunter, and discovered that some systems only display a calendar up through the year 2011! They say the manufacturer suggests that they now set the year to 2006 in order to display the current day of the week. Then, because 2012 is a leap year, on March 1 they need to change the year to 2001 to display the current day of the week. Allegedly things should be OK for the rest of the year. (Columnists note: I am passing this information along for whatever use it may be to you. Please dont call this columnist if the fix doesnt work because I know absolutely nothing about this or any other sprinkler system.) November 2012 CruiseOak Run residents Roseann and Franco Piscitelli are hosting a 7 night cruise on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas beginning Nov. 25, 2012. They invite all Oak Run residents and their friends and guests to come along. For further information please call Roseann at 352-873-7646. Royal Oaks Lady NinersWe welcome new members to our group: Judy Barmore, Diane Dufrene and Ginger Drake. For our first play of the year we played par 4s and 1/2 handicap. Winners in the first flight were Charlotte Green first, Rae Stover second, Bette Johnson third and in the second flight Joyce Madill and Cindy Kocher tied for first, Eleanor Cerlinko second. Closest to the pin was Elsa Berbig. Dont forget to sign up for the Sweetheart Scramble on Feb. 16! Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfAfter having two Tuesday games cancelled due to rain and then freezing cold weather, we had beautiful weather for our End of the Year golf tournament, awards ceremony and luncheon on Tuesday, Jan.10. The game was -Person Team Net/ The winners were: First PlaceJan Tennant and Gigi Bagg, Second PlaceMaureen Edwards and Judy Klein, Third PlaceSylvia Zappia and Arlene Klann, and tie for Fourth PlaceCarol Allison and Beverly Lassiter and Carol Clark and Ginger Drake. Noreen Salo was Closest to the Pin on hole #6. After golf we met in the Members Room. Awards were given for the most birdies and ringers in each flight throughout the year. Carole Dygert our Club Champion was awarded her trophy and thanks were extended to our out-going President Pat Blackburn from our incoming President Elsa Berbig. The Royal Oaks staff served us a delicious lunch and we all enjoyed a piece of cake for dessert. All members of ROWGO are looking forward to another fun year of golf!Royal Oaks Mens Golf On Jan. 13, the January Starter tournament was held. The weather was not the best, as it was the first day of a cold spell, and cold indeed it was. 56 brave souls played the tourney, which was a shambles format. All players in a foursome drove, then each played his ball from the best drive of the group. Three net scores were counted for each group. The winners in the white flight were Mickey Klein, Hal Loomis, Al Prachel, and Tom Ducz with a score of 179. Second with a score of 180 were Ron Proctor, Ralph Lavocca, Larry Collins, and Gene Topp. Third with a score of 181 were Jim Lacey, Ron Kowalewski, Jim Dygert, and Dick Feltenberger. It was a close match with all the teams scoring extremely well. The winners of the red flight were Virgil Hein, John ONeill, Duke Slayton, and Dick Spano with a score 181. They were led in this effort by Duke (Long Ball) Slayton, who was on his game. In second place with a 190 were George Gariepy, Bob Gildea, Larry Soine, and Paul Valois. Third went to Dick Rizzo, Paul Colatruglio, John Foutty, and Joe Paller with a 193. Thankfully the dining staff took pity on us, and we enjoyed a good buffet inside instead of out in the cold. I think the staff were happy to be inside as well. Thanks to Ron Tennant, our food chairman, and to Sue Wile for another good meal. Finally, thanks to the tournament chairmen Bill Ellin and Hal Loomis for a well run and fun outing. Also, thanks to Lori Wilkes once again for helping with the scoring and logging of the results, and to Dick Rizzo for auditing the cards. And so we go into the New Year on a good foot. Enjoy!Send all items for this column to Carol Ann Wheeler at democratcarol@deccacable.com no later than the afternoon of the Friday before publication. Note there are no hyphens in the address. If you wish to call her, the number is in the Oak Run directory. You may send pictures as jpg attachments. Typed copy or hard copy photos can be placed in Carols cubby across the street from her house but should be submitted earlier as they take longer to process. The names of the people in all photos must be included. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com posited in the bank, and if you need any, all you do is write a check. She showed grandma how to write out a check. By now grandma was confused and more than a little exasperated. Quickly grandma wrote out a check for $50 and handed it back to the teller. Youre withdrawing all your money? Yes. The teller counted out $50 and handed it to her. Grandma looked at the teller and said, No. I want MY money. The teller retrieved the crumpled $50 bill and handed it to grandma. As she walked out, the teller heard her mumble, What a crazy way to run business. No wonder banks fail. There is only one sure account I can bank on. Jesus said, Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: (Matthew 6:19-20 KJV). The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, Ocala. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 Its January in our little corner of Florida and that means only one thing, winter. Of course winter down here is nothing like what our Northern friends are experiencing, but it does get a bit depressing to have to wear sweaters and socks with sandals! Its also sad to see the brown, actually dormant, bahia grass and the lifeless hibiscus bushes that so recently were in full bloom. And so, to cheer us all up, I offer a little bit of Jewish humor (that and chicken soup cure almost anything!) from some of the classic Jewish comedians who have delighted audiences of all races and creeds. When most of us think of Jewish humor, we think of the comedians who played the Borscht Belt, that is, the resorts in the Catskills of New York State where Jews would go on vacations. The names read like a litany of humor: Shecky Greene, Danny Kaye, Red Buttons, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, Sid Ceasar, Jackie Mason, Joan Rivers, Victor Borge, Woody Allen, Lenny Bruce, George Burns, Jack Benny, Alan King, Mel Brooks, Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield and a host of others. Many of these comics were the masters of the one-liner giving comic relief to the all-suffering Jewish mother who wants only the best for her children at all costs to the plight of the Jewish people itself being a minority in America. Jewish humor is funny because it roots for the underdog and has him coming out on top through wit and wisdom. It pokes fun of Jewish traditions and folkways but on the other hand, gives praise to the various rituals it pokes fun of. (Circumcision jokes are a good example of this genre.) As with any ethnic group, understanding the ethnic group helps you to enjoy the humor especially when Jews make fun of themselves for some of the things we like to do: buying wholesale or looking for bargains, eating Chinese foods or wondering whether the rabbi really fasts all day on Yom Kippur. In the worst of times, this too shall pass with a bit of humor thrown in, helped Jews to survive through the ages. The whole holiday of Purim is a good example of this when wicked Haman sought the destruction of the Jews of ancient Persia only to be saved by Queen Esther. Tomfoolery is the order of the day and satire reigns supreme. What could be more fun? I now would like to offer a few of my favorite oneJewish January jokes JUDIS JOURNAL J SJudi Siegal liners with a couple of other jokes for your enjoyment: Doctor: Youll live to be 60! Patient: I am 60! Doctor: What did I tell you? Doctor: Your check came back! Patient: So did my arthritis! Patient: I have a ringing in my ears. Doctors: Dont answer it! Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? Theyre worth it! My wife and I went to the hotel where we spent our wedding night. This time I went into the bathroom and cried. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. The Harvard School of Medicine conducted a study as to why Jewish women like Chinese food so much. They discovered that won ton spelled backwards was not now. When the new State of Israel was being established, the Knesset (parliament) got together to try to figure out how to build up the country. One member pointed out that after any war with the United States, the U.S. would always build up the country it defeated. Japan was cited as an example. The suggestion was made that Israel should declare war on the United States. David Ben Gurion, the prime minister, scratched his head and asked: But what if we win? The Arab heads of state met with the president of Israel and proposed a solution to their long-standing animosity. If the Israelis could produce a dog to fight the Arabs dog, the winner of the match would be the ones to secure peace in the Middle East. Both sides had five years to produce the dog for the match and with much bombastic behavior on both sides, the battle was on. After five years, the Arabs engineered the most ferocious attack dog ever bred. Confident of victory, they led him out to face his Israeli adversary. To their surprise and disappointment, the Israelis produced the longest dachshund they had ever seen. No contest there and the Arabs were very sorry for the Israelis. As they led their monstrous beast out to devour the dachshund, a strange thing happened. The Israeli dog opened its mouth revealing sharp, huge teeth and swallowed the Arabs dog. You see, the Israelis had engineered a crocodile in the shape of a dachshund. Now if there were only peace in the Middle East. The Bible tells us: A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. (Prob. 17:22 KJV) or better translated: A joyful heart makes for good health; despondency dries up the bones. (Jewish Publication Society) And on the bottom of the web page where I found this quote, I found an ad about the signs of heart attacks! And that was no joke! Judi is a former teacher and Jewish educator. She lives in Sun Valley with her husband, Phil. The inaugural Christian 12 Step Ministry Golf Tournament benefitting the Christian 12 Step Ministry, 415 N.W.1st Ave., is set for Saturday, March 17 at the Ocala Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. The scramble format event offers a fun family oriented day starting with a continental style breakfast and ending with a buffet style luncheon. There will be team prizes, a hole in one prize, mulligans for sale, and more. Money raised will support the much needed outreach program that continually affects families by addressing the throes of addiction and assisting in the recovery and reunification of the families of addicts. Founded in 1979, the Christian 12 Step Ministry is a biblically based, not for profit program. Registration is $60, single or $220, foursome. Registrations received or postmarked by March 1 are eligible for a prize drawing. For more information, call 352-732-0877 or contact Roger at 352-502-6519 or visit www.christian12step.org. On-line registration is available. Golf tournament scheduled for March 17 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES Grilling is a great way to get a whole lot of flavor that goes way beyond plain burgers and basic barbecue. Lean meats, juicy marinades and zesty top pings add up to terrific flame-kissed dishes that will make guests want to kiss the cook. Here are some easy ways to take big flavor from the grate to the plate: Grill Up the UnexpectedA lot of fruits and veggies are easy to cook over the coals. Try:ZucchiniEggplantPortobello mushroomsCornRomaine heartsPineappleOnion (sliced thick)Stone fruits like peaches, plums and mangoes Marinate MeatsWhen grilling lean meat, use a flavorful marinade with some acidic ingredients (like citrus juices) to help break down tough meat fibers. Make sure the marinade covers the meat entirely, and let it do its magic for several hours or overnight. Some bold ingredients to experiment with:Chili sauceOlive oilLemon or lime juiceSoy sauceWorcestershire sauceMolasses GarlicRed pepper flakes Top It OffIn addition to the good old grilling standbys like ketchup or barbecue sauce, set out some tasty toppers that can work on just about anything:Roasted red peppersCaramelized onionsSpicy Wholly GuacamolePickled jalapeo peppersChipotle or basil mayoWholly SalsaSmoked cheese slices When youre ready to fire up some flavor, try these recipes from Wholly Guacamole. Made with all-natural ingredients, Wholly Guacamole can be found in the produce section of your grocery store. For more recipes, visit www.eatwholly.com. GuacamaniaGuacamole isnt just packed with flavor, its packed with healthful ingredients. Avocados are full of the good kinds of fats the same ones in olive oil and almonds. Theyre loaded with magne sium, Vitamin E, folic acid and lutein, a natural antioxidant. Avocados have 60 percent more potas sium than bananas. Add in the benefits associated with tomatoes and onions andyouhavearemark ably low-calorie, good-time food.Beef Steak Soft TacosServes: 6 Marinade: 2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chili powder Beef Tacos: 2 boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds) 12 small flour tortillas, warmed Toppings: Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, dairy sour cream, guacamole (optional) Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 14 to 17 minutes for medium rare (145F) to medium (160F) done ness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices; season with salt. Serve in tortillas with toppings.Wholly Lime CheeseburgersServes: 6 2 pounds lean ground beef 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese 6 hamburger buns Your favorite flavor of Wholly Guacamole In a large bowl mix together ground beef, lime juice, garlic, onion and tomatoes. Form meat into 6 patties. Cook burgers to desired doneness on a preheated grill. Add a slice of cheese to each burger during the last minute of cooking. Serve on toasted buns with a healthy dollop of guacamole. This recipe also makes great sliders. For a leaner version, use ground turkey instead of ground beef.Avocado Stuffed SalmonServes: 4 2 packages lemon butter grilled salmon, defrosted 1 cup spicy Wholly Guacamole 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1 teaspoon lemon zest Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350F. Using a sharp serrated knife, cut a pocket into the side of each piece of salmon. In a bowl, combine guacamole, egg yolk, bread crumbs and lemon zest to make stuffing. Stuff fish with avocado mixture; season each fillet with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes and serve immediately. 0009P1H park & ride from the mall F L O R I D A Admission $3 Children under 12 FREE 000A83S TILT-SWIVEL DINING EXPERIENCE DINETTES & STOOLS Ocala 352-237-5557 3131 SW College Rd., 200 Across from Paddock Mall justdining.com 000A9GW

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and a polymer Wiffle ball. Although pickleball appears to be very similar to tennis, there are key differences that make pickleball more accessible to a wider range of players, particularly seniors. The primary difference is the speed of the pickleball ball which typically moves at one-third of the average speed of a tennis ball. Equally important, however, is the size of the court which is just under onethird of the total area of a tennis court. This smaller area combined with the slower moving ball makes pickleball much easier to play than tennis. If youd like to give pickleball a try, or if youve played before and would like to again, please sign up on the sheet hanging on the activity wall.Travel newsIf you are interested in any of the trips listed below, details are available on the flyers posted on the Travel Board in the Lifestyle Center, or you may call 237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. Enjoy an afternoon of Thoroughbred horse racing at Tampa Bay Downs on Friday, Feb. 3. Tickets are $51 each which will reserve your seat in the newly-renovated dining room with elevator and an excellent view of the finish line. The trip includes round-trip motor coach, gratuity for the driver, clubhouse admission, racing program, trophy presentation in Winners Circle and hot buffet luncheon. Bus leaves Ocala at 8 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. Travel to Clearwater on Saturday, Feb. 4, to the Early Bird Dinner Theater to see Lie, Cheat and Genuflect, a laugh-packed farce of twists, turns, puns and pratfalls. Tickets are $66 and include round-trip motor coach, hot buffet luncheon, all tax and gratuities. Check the flyer posted on the Travel Board for more information. Plan ahead and make your reservation for the popular Nashville show trip from May 6-12, 2012. This 7 day/6 night spring trip includes a guided tour of Nashville, ride on the Delta Flatboats inside the Opryland Hotel, and an evening at the Grand Ole Opry. You will also visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, have dinner and enjoy a show at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre, tour beautiful Belle Meade Plantations, visit Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, and ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway in Chattanooga. There will also be time to explore on your own. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. There are still some openings on the cruise to the eastern Caribbean from Mar. 16-25 aboard the Navigator of the Seas. For more information, please refer to the flyer posted on the Travel Board or call the Activities Office.Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com On Sunday, U.S. postal rates will go up on all services. First class stamps will now cost 45 cents which is a is still a good price to mail a letter, 10 cents for delivery and 35 cents for the storage. Some claim the increase was caused by the revised standards of the Civil Servants test; employees can now count to 45. There is still time for you to go out and buy some Forever stamps before Sunday. But be careful, those Forever stamps will be worthless if the U.S. Postal Service goes bankrupt.Post Office HassleLast month a blonde went to the post office to buy stamps for her Christmas cards. She said to the clerk, May I have 50 Christmas stamps? What denomination? the clerk asked. Wow! Has it come to this? said the blonde, Give me 6 Catholic, 12 Presbyterian, and 33 Baptist.Before ForeverBefore Forever stamps were issued, stamps marked with letters of the alphabet were used when the price of mailing a letter increased. The last stamp in that series was the H stamp. Forever stamps came out to avoid the next logical step in the alphabet series, the I-rate stamp. Wet Letter Day I received a package the other day, but when it arrived it was all damp. I complained at the post office, and they said it must have had postage dew.Post cardsOnly in America do we have a General in charge of the post office and a Secretary in charge of defense. Did you hear the one about the unstamped letter? You wouldnt get it. I wrote a letter to the Postmaster General once on ways to improve mail service. It got lost. I remember when the Postal workers started a slowdown strike for a pay raise. They had to call it off. Nobody noticed. If you ever want to make sure somebody gets whats coming to em, dont mail it! One good thing about the Post Office its over 200 years old and yet its never been hindered by progress. I just got my new drivers license in the mail the other day. Unfortunately it expired last month. The difference between a chess player and a postal worker is that a chess player moves every now and then.Sticky SituationA lady bought a stamp at the post office and asked the clerk, Shall I stick it on myself? The clerk said, Itll get there faster if you stick it on the envelope.Typical?At the post office a wife grumbled, I wish to complain about the service. The postmaster replied, What is the trouble, Madam? Young Wife: My husband is in Albany on business, and the card he sent me is postmarked Atlantic City.How fast?A woman took a package to the post office to mail and was told it would cost $6.40 for fast delivery or $4.15 for slower service. There is no hurry, she told the clerk, just so the package is delivered in my lifetime. The clerk glanced at her and said, That will be $6.40, please.GreekA famous quote associated with the post office is the one chiseled in stone above the entrance to the main post office in New York City: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Most people dont realize that the quote is 2,000 years old. It comes from the Greek writer Herodotus, who mailed it in, intending it for the entrance of the post office in ancient Athens. But you know how the mail is.Out of sortsWhen a new employee started at the Post Office the supervisor had him do some mail sorting, and much to everyones surprise, he separated the letters so fast that his motions were literally a blur. The supervisor was very pleased and at the end of the day he said to him, We are all very proud of you. Youre one of the fastest workers we have ever had. The new employee said, Thank you, sir. And tomorrow, Ill try to do even better. Better? the supervisor asked with astonishment. How can you possibly do better? The new employee smiled proudly and said, Tomorrow, I am going to read the addresses. A look at the Postal Service, whose rates go up Sunday PUN ALLEY D FDick Frank LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Air Force Airman Andrew W. Mayer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Mayer earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Kevin and brother of Shaun Mayer of Southwest 33rd Avenue Road, Ocala. He is a 2010 graduate of Dunnellon High School. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Story by Bill OReilly and Martin DugardIn his Note to Readers, OReilly outlines his purpose in writing about Lincoln: For those of us who want to improve the United States and keep it the greatest nation in the world, we must be aware of the true heroes who have made the country great as well as the villains who have besmirched it. Based on the books commercial success alone OReilly deserves praise from those who care about American history and applause for reaching out to readers who may enjoy history but would probably find scholarly works about the Lincoln assassination dry as dust. Certainly theres nothing wrong with popularizing history. Take, for example, the engrossing Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant, a multi-volume lifes work that titillates the reader with the salacious along with the historical. Killing Lincoln employs a terse style and wellpaced melodramaLincoln had only seven days to livemaking it undeniably page turning. Slightly annoying but no spoiler are the errors throughout like Lincolns furling his brow instead of furrowing his brow and the repeated references to the Oval Office which didnt exist until decades after the Lincoln assassination. More distracting for history purists, however, is an extraneous chapter about a romantic weekend that John Wilkes Booth had with Lucy Hale in Newport, Rhode Island. Lucy was once the girlfriend of Lincolns son Robert Todd Lincoln. But its relevance to the assassination is nil unless youre a fervent believer in six degrees of separation. Most distracting for me was OReillys omniscient point of view in which he purports to know Booths innermost thoughts at any given time. Here are a few examples. Booth walks the streets of Washington, his mind filled with the disparate strands of an unfinished plan. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com At the Jan. 3 Homeowner Forum, Board President Joe Raffony presented Florence Lang with the January Volunteer Recognition Award. He said, Our volunteer for January has lived in Marion Landing a month shy of 18 years. Since moving here, she has displayed in the Lifestyle Center display case beautiful oriental collections, china, and flamingos, just to name a few. She is active with the Prime Timers and Friends group, especially their yearly Thanksgiving dinner theatre trip, has chaired a New Years Eve dance, and is the driving force behind the New Jersey Club Luncheons. She also writes articles for The Communicator that educates us all about the Jewish holidays. We are proud to present this months Volunteer Recognition award to Florence Lang. Florences engraved plaque will join the more than 142 other volunteers recognized by the community since 2001, all of which are posted in the Lifestyle Center.Forever FitPhysical activity may be one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself at any age, and having a fitness plan is an important step in becoming more active. On Jan. 4, our fitness instructor Mary Pat Giffin began a new three-phase fitness series focusing on exercises for senior adults. Each six-week program will incorporate Dynaband and ball routines, aspects of Tai Chi, Yoga and Qigong and balance drills. Phase one will focus on balance, phase two on stretching and phase three on strength training. These safe and effective workout classes incorporate slow, gentle movements which are done both seated and standing. You may join the program at any time, so why not meet your fellow Marion Landing residents in the Lifestyle Center each Wednesday at 11 a.m. to get fit and stay fit. The cost for each class is $5, and discount coupons are available at $20 for five classes. Previous coupons are being accepted for these classes. For more information, feel free to call the AcFlorence Lang honored with Volunteer Recognition Award MARION LANDING D BDiane Bress tivities Office or stop by during regular office hours.Painting ClassDebbie Blackburn, certified Bob Ross-style painting instructor, will be holding a painting class on Monday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The subject of this class will be a landscape painting, and a sample of the painting is on display in the Activities Office window. Using this quick-study painting technique, you can learn to paint in only a short time even if you have never painted before. Debbie will expertly guide you through the simple steps that will allow you to produce a beautiful oil painting in just one class. The cost for the class is $35 which includes supplies and instruction, but we ask that you bring your own paper towels. Sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall, and prepayment by cash or check is required by Jan. 25. Presidential PrimaryJust a reminder that Tuesday, Jan. 31, is the Presidential Preference Primary Election, and our Lifestyle Center is a voting facility. Therefore, all activities held in the Lifestyle Center will be cancelled for that day, including the Tuesday morning Social. If you are a registered voter and your party has ballots in the primary, be sure to come out and vote. Every single vote is important. Super Bowl partyCome and root for your favorite team at this years Super Bowl Party on Feb. 5 from 6 to 10 p.m. where you can see the game on the big screen in the Lifestyle Center. The evening is hosted by Bill Wurst who promises a buffet of hot dogs, wings, homemade meatballs, and more. Coffee and ice are provided; bring your own beverage. Donation is $5, and tickets are being sold at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours.Valentines danceTickets are now available for the annual Valentines Day Dance at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during normal ticket sale hours. This years dance is being organized by Sheldon Blumenthal and Dorothy Ott. The dates been set for Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 10 p.m.; and there will be live music by Tomaura, a terrific husband and wife team, Tom and Maura Healy, who will play a diverse selection of music from swing, foxtrot and waltz to country line dance, disco and rock, reported Sheldon. And dont forget to BYOB and snacks. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help with the dance should contact Sheldon and Dot or leave your name in the Activities Office. Pickleball Resident Lane Pearsall would like to get a group together to play Pickleball. Once there is enough interest, well set a day and time to play. Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis; is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court; and uses a net that is similar to a tennis net, but is mounted two inches lower. Its played with a hard paddle PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSBoard President Joe Raffony with Volunteer Award Recipient Florence Lang. PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE19 As we all know, there are folks who go to bingo every Tuesday, without fail. However, how about the rest of you? When was the last time you tried bingo? Come and join your friends and neighbors for a fun evening. Doors open at 3 p.m., card sales are from 4 to 5:45 p.m. and the games begin at 6 p.m. Remember that no one under 18 years of age is allowed in the Orchid Club auditorium during games. All residents and overnight guests must wear visible name tags or pool tags. The snack bar will be open. If you need additional information call Dee at 352-2379364. Renaissance WomenValerie Oddo reports that she is so proud of the Renaissance Women ladies this holiday season. She and Nancy Schneider brought a donation of linens, blankets, rugs and liquid Dawn to the Humane Society. At that point they were smiling at each other but it was just the beginning. They continued on to Interfaith and presented the manager with $650 in checks from the Renaissance Women of Oak Run. He was extremely pleased as they would be serving Christmas dinner to so many people this year. Interfaith also helps the Salvation Army and Brothers Keepers soup kitchens. On they went to the Ritz Hotel which is being used for homeless veterans and is being renovated to hold two to a room. Nancy checked out some of the rooms and said they were clean, well furnished and comfortable. They donated kitchen supplies, dishes etc. Regardless of your faith, the holidays should be enjoyed by all and our group certainly made that possible for many. Nancy and Valerie felt tremendous pleasure and enjoyment in everything they accomplished that day. They say thank you one and all to the ladies of Renaissance Women. Come find out about the many social activities of this busy club at the next meeting on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Palm Grove at 2 p.m. All women of Oak Run are invited, regardless of marital status. Valentine DanceThe Ambassadors invite you to their My Funny The Oak Run ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out) had their annual gathering with their spouses at the Ocala Hilton last week. This group of retired men, who meet once a month, will be celebrating their seventh year together in February. The Red Hat Mamas were one chapter from several of the Royal Ladies of Oak Run Society who gathered for their annual luncheon last week. The theme was Hawaiian luau, complete with an island menu. With the ladies all decked out in their bright colors, the music was provided by a steel drum DJ for all to enjoy. Tuesday is bingo night at the Orchid Club Valentine dance at Palm Grove on Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Dukes Duo will keep the music of the 50s and 60s alive singing their blend of doo wop, rock and roll and many of the great songs of that time. They are sure to bring back great memories. Cost is $6 per person and tickets will be on sale on Monday, Jan. 30, in the Orchid Club card room from 8 to 10 a.m. and in the Orchid Club lobby on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9 to 10 a.m. Make checks payable to ORHA; no cash, please.Fairways Oaks Neighborhood Party The Fairway Oaks neighborhood party will be on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Orchid Club from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $11 per person; friends and family are welcome. A deli buffet will be provided and those attending are asked to bring a side dish or fruit plate to share. Dessert and coffee will be provided but you may bring your beverage of choice. There will be games, 50/50 and music. Please make out checks (only) to Fairway Oaks 20 Fund. They may be given to the Colatruglios, the Mowens or the Erhardts. Checks must be received no later than Wednesday, Feb. 8.Neighborhood 12 News Neighborhood 12 is holding a long awaited social on Feb. 14. This dinner will be held at Bella Cucina in Oak Run at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $16 all inclusive and will include pot roast, chicken Marsala, rice pilaf, fruit cup and apple cobbler. You may bring the beverage of your choice. For more information call Sandy Wolfe at 352-873-0816.Little Theatre Sex Please, Were SixtyPeople not associated with a theatre company have no idea of the total effort it takes, by many people, to put together a successful show. For instance the scenery creates the atmosphere in which the cast can set forth a good story line. We have in our midst probably the best creative mind for developing this scenic atmosphere. He is Art Schmidt who has been our our set designer for a number of years. Each production he comes up with new and original idea, for instance who would have thought he could design and build what appeared to be a working elevator for our play Senior Follies. He is ably assisted in his building of our sets by an equally talented Paul Robillard who puts in a great many hours of work and dedication along with Art to present some real artistic results. Art Schmidt, in addition to his efforts in the designing and building our sets, is also our point man in regards to our sound system He has been ably assisted by wife Diana. He spends hours OAK RUN C WCarol AnnWheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE21 Famous Recipe Chicken NOW OPEN SW S.R. 200 in front of Walmart Next to Bob Evans 236-5337 Try our convenient drive-thru. Coupons good at all Ocala locations. $ 4 49 000ABRG Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 2 JUMBO BREAST STRIPS 1 SIDE & BISCUIT 3 PC. OVEN ROASTED BREAST, THIGH, LEG OR BREAST, THIGH, WING 3-Piece WHOLE WING SNACK $ 3 49 2 PC. THIGH & LEG 2 SIDES & BISCUIT Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 $ 3 99 Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 $ 4 49 New WITH BISCUIT 1 SIDE 11100 SW 93 Ct. Rd. Suite 12, Ocala, FL Mon-Thur 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-11pm Sunday 11am-9pm 402-0003 Buy 1 Meal Get 1 at 1 / 2 OFF Equal or Lesser Value With purchase of 2 drinks With coupon Exp. 1/31/12 000A766 000ABJ4 Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza 873-0223 Ocala, Florida 873-0223 873-0223 WED. SATURDAY TUESDAY ONE LARGE ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 $6.99 With purchase of beverage. Exp. 1/27/12 MONDAY Excluding specials. Exp. 1/27/12 BUY 1 ENTREE BUY 1 ENTREE GET 2ND 1/2 PRICE GET 2ND 1/2 PRICE 2 Beverage purchase required Whole Wheat Pasta Available of equal or lesser value. Excluding specials. Exp. 1/27/12 BUY 1 SUB GET ONE BUY 1 SUB GET ONE 1/2 PRICE 1/2 PRICE 2 Beverage purchase required Excluding specials. Exp. 1/27/12 $1.00 OFF $1.00 OFF ENTREE ENTREE 000ABR4 Serving donuts, bagels, pastries, coffee, tea, and cold drinks Serving Center Cut Nova and Smoked Whitefish from ACME in Brlkyn, NY 10155 SW H WY 484 W. P HONE /F AX 352-438-3300 1/4 MILE WEST OF SW H WY 200 ON S W H WY 484 M ON -F RI 6:30 AM -1:30 PM S AT & S UN 7:00 AM -1:30 PM FREE WI-FI A VAILABLE FREE small coffee w/any purchase Expires 1/27/12 NOW SERVING LUNCH 711194 711194 Taste The Best Taste The Best Taste The Best 861-Wise (9473) VOTED SOUTH MARION CITIZENS READERS CHOICE #1 USED CAR DEALER Over 50 Years Experience Family Owned & Operated Experience a whole new way to buy a vehicle Like-new cars without the new car price LOCATE PROGRAM, Wise Way can find any vehicle youre looking for! All Vehicles Fully Serviced & Certified with Warranty Upon Purchase!! Full Service Center West Marion Countys Largest Selection of Certified Preowned Cars, Trucks, SUVs LIKE NEW!! 9045 SW Hwy 200, Ocala, FL 34481 PROUDLY SERVING OUR SW 200 NEIGHBORS FOR OVER 11 YEARS For all your Transportation needs. The Only Way, The Wise Way! 2 YEARS FREE LUBE, OIL, FILTER WITH EVERY PURCHASE! Relax Wise Way vehicles are guaranteed by CarFax Clean Title History Guarantee...We guarantee our inventory!! P LUS T AX T AG & D EALER F EE 000AAUC Wise Way Auto Sales 2011 Hyundai Azera Limited Leather, Sunroof, 5yr/60k miles Warranty . . . . . . Wise Way $28,977 2011 Nissan Versa Hatchback, Automatic, A/C, 5yr/60k miles warranty . . . . . . . Wise Way $15,977 2011 Toyota Camry Leather, Alloy Wheels, 5 yr warranty, Factory Demo, New $27000 . . . . Wise Way $23,977 2011 Kia Soul Leather, 9000 Miles, 5 year Warranty, Great Gas Mileage . . . . . . Wise Way $17,577 2008 Toyota Prius 16000 Miles, One Owner, Local Car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $17,897 2012 VW Passat SE Leather, 4000 Miles, Power Seat, Lots of Warranty . . . . . . Wise Way $24,977 2012 Honda Civic LX 39 MPG, Automatic, AC, No Hassle Buying, Save Big, 5yr/60k Mile Warranty . . . . . . . Wise Way $18,970 2011 Ford Taurus SEL Leather, Dual Power Seats, 5yr/60k Warranty Save Thousands . . . Wise Way $25,981 2012-2011 Hyundai Sonatas, Elantras, Santa Fes Several Models to Choose From! 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, No Hassle of Big Dealer . . . . . . . Save Thousands!! 2011 Chevy Malibu LTZ Leather, Sunroof, 2000 Miles, 100k Mile GM Warranty . . . . . . . . Save Big From New! 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Power Seat, Alloy Wheels, Factory Warranty . . . . . . . Wise Way $17,981 2011 Kia Forte EX 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, 4 door, Automatic . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $15,781 2007 Lincoln MKZ 4 door, Leather, Local Owner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $16,577 2007 Toyota Corolla One Owner, Automatic, Cold AC, Low Miles, 58k miles . . . . . Wise Way $9871 2010 Buick Lacrosse Leather, All the Toys, 4yr/50k Mile Warranty, 100k Powertrain Warranty . . . . . Wise Way $23981 Crossroads Crossroads Country Kitchen Country Kitchen Breakfast Served 6am 4pm Mon.-Sat. 7am 3pm Sun. YOU T RIED THE REST NOW T RY THE BEST! Formerly Owners of Spiced Apple in Fort Lauderdale O PEN 7 D AYS A W EEK Mon. thru Thur. 6 am 8 pm Fri. & Sat. 6 am 9 pm Sun. 7 am 3 pm Crossroads Country Kitchen You love it on Friday, so we added Tuesday S LOW ROASTED P RIME R IB FOR T WO Veggies, Salad or Soup, Cornbread $ 24.95 Sunday: Best Breakfast & Lunch in Town P RIME R IB Our Specialty Served Every Day & Night 4 Cuts: English Cut, Ma, Pa & Grandpa Slow Roasted 000ABJR DEBIT CARDS Catering Available 7947 Highway 40 W est 237-1250 N.W. 80th Ave N.W. 60th Ave Highway 40 W Highway 27 N M ON .-S AT 11-C LOSE Expires 1/27/12 NEW Popular Demand A LL Y OU C ARE TO E AT W HITEFISH C ATFISH 11 am to close Dine-in only NEW D OWN H OME C OUNTRY B REAKFAST F ROM 3 E GG S PECIALTY O MELETTES TO D ELICIOUS P ANCAKES AND B ELGIAN W AFFLES A LL H OMEMADE D ESERTS 1/2 R OASTED S PRING C HICKEN Best in town Includes soup or salad, cornbread & veggie $ 2.95 each $ 8.95 Whats For Whats For LUNCH? LUNCH? Our Monday Thru Friday Daily Lunch Specials Our Monday Thr u Friday Daily Lunch Specials Are Freshly Prepared Every Day Ar e Fr eshly Pr epar ed Ever y Day Enjoy a lunch-sized portion of some of our favorite meals. Ser ved fr om 11AM 4PM 3801 S.W College Road, Ocala (352) 854-7870 Stor e Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6am-10pm, Friday & Satur day 6am-11pm CBOCS General Partnership Introducing Country House Salad Plus Choice of Baked Potato or Soup Intr oducing Countr y House Salad Plus Choice of Baked Potato or Soup Ser ved Monday thr u Friday fr om 11AM 2PM. Our fresh green mix with grilled chicken tenderloin, hick or y smoked bacon pieces, wedges of vine-ripened tomatoes, red onion, shredded Colby cheese and our own sour dough cr outons ser ved with your choice of a Baked Potato with butter and sour cream or a cup of soup. Wednesday CHICKEN POT PIE Freshly baked, loaded with chunks of chicken breast and topped with a golden flaky crust Thursday TURKEY N DRESSING Tender, oven roasted turkey breast served with savory dressing and choice of one vegetable Monday BAKED CHICKEN N DRESSING A tender, juicy chicken breast served with savory dressing and choice of one vegetable Tuesday MEATLOAF AND MASHED POTATOES A slice of homestyle meatloaf, mashed potatoes and choice of one vegetable $ 5 99 711193 Taste The B e s t Taste The Best Ta s t e The Bes t

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com At the Jan. 3 Homeowner Forum, Board President Joe Raffony presented Florence Lang with the January Volunteer Recognition Award. He said, Our volunteer for January has lived in Marion Landing a month shy of 18 years. Since moving here, she has displayed in the Lifestyle Center display case beautiful oriental collections, china, and flamingos, just to name a few. She is active with the Prime Timers and Friends group, especially their yearly Thanksgiving dinner theatre trip, has chaired a New Years Eve dance, and is the driving force behind the New Jersey Club Luncheons. She also writes articles for The Communicator that educates us all about the Jewish holidays. We are proud to present this months Volunteer Recognition award to Florence Lang. Florences engraved plaque will join the more than 142 other volunteers recognized by the community since 2001, all of which are posted in the Lifestyle Center.Forever FitPhysical activity may be one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself at any age, and having a fitness plan is an important step in becoming more active. On Jan. 4, our fitness instructor Mary Pat Giffin began a new three-phase fitness series focusing on exercises for senior adults. Each six-week program will incorporate Dynaband and ball routines, aspects of Tai Chi, Yoga and Qigong and balance drills. Phase one will focus on balance, phase two on stretching and phase three on strength training. These safe and effective workout classes incorporate slow, gentle movements which are done both seated and standing. You may join the program at any time, so why not meet your fellow Marion Landing residents in the Lifestyle Center each Wednesday at 11 a.m. to get fit and stay fit. The cost for each class is $5, and discount coupons are available at $20 for five classes. Previous coupons are being accepted for these classes. For more information, feel free to call the AcFlorence Lang honored with Volunteer Recognition Award MARION LANDING D BDiane Bress tivities Office or stop by during regular office hours.Painting ClassDebbie Blackburn, certified Bob Ross-style painting instructor, will be holding a painting class on Monday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The subject of this class will be a landscape painting, and a sample of the painting is on display in the Activities Office window. Using this quick-study painting technique, you can learn to paint in only a short time even if you have never painted before. Debbie will expertly guide you through the simple steps that will allow you to produce a beautiful oil painting in just one class. The cost for the class is $35 which includes supplies and instruction, but we ask that you bring your own paper towels. Sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall, and prepayment by cash or check is required by Jan. 25. Presidential PrimaryJust a reminder that Tuesday, Jan. 31, is the Presidential Preference Primary Election, and our Lifestyle Center is a voting facility. Therefore, all activities held in the Lifestyle Center will be cancelled for that day, including the Tuesday morning Social. If you are a registered voter and your party has ballots in the primary, be sure to come out and vote. Every single vote is important. Super Bowl partyCome and root for your favorite team at this years Super Bowl Party on Feb. 5 from 6 to 10 p.m. where you can see the game on the big screen in the Lifestyle Center. The evening is hosted by Bill Wurst who promises a buffet of hot dogs, wings, homemade meatballs, and more. Coffee and ice are provided; bring your own beverage. Donation is $5, and tickets are being sold at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours.Valentines danceTickets are now available for the annual Valentines Day Dance at the Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during normal ticket sale hours. This years dance is being organized by Sheldon Blumenthal and Dorothy Ott. The dates been set for Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 10 p.m.; and there will be live music by Tomaura, a terrific husband and wife team, Tom and Maura Healy, who will play a diverse selection of music from swing, foxtrot and waltz to country line dance, disco and rock, reported Sheldon. And dont forget to BYOB and snacks. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help with the dance should contact Sheldon and Dot or leave your name in the Activities Office. Pickleball Resident Lane Pearsall would like to get a group together to play Pickleball. Once there is enough interest, well set a day and time to play. Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis; is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court; and uses a net that is similar to a tennis net, but is mounted two inches lower. Its played with a hard paddle PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSBoard President Joe Raffony with Volunteer Award Recipient Florence Lang. PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE19 As we all know, there are folks who go to bingo every Tuesday, without fail. However, how about the rest of you? When was the last time you tried bingo? Come and join your friends and neighbors for a fun evening. Doors open at 3 p.m., card sales are from 4 to 5:45 p.m. and the games begin at 6 p.m. Remember that no one under 18 years of age is allowed in the Orchid Club auditorium during games. All residents and overnight guests must wear visible name tags or pool tags. The snack bar will be open. If you need additional information call Dee at 352-2379364. Renaissance WomenValerie Oddo reports that she is so proud of the Renaissance Women ladies this holiday season. She and Nancy Schneider brought a donation of linens, blankets, rugs and liquid Dawn to the Humane Society. At that point they were smiling at each other but it was just the beginning. They continued on to Interfaith and presented the manager with $650 in checks from the Renaissance Women of Oak Run. He was extremely pleased as they would be serving Christmas dinner to so many people this year. Interfaith also helps the Salvation Army and Brothers Keepers soup kitchens. On they went to the Ritz Hotel which is being used for homeless veterans and is being renovated to hold two to a room. Nancy checked out some of the rooms and said they were clean, well furnished and comfortable. They donated kitchen supplies, dishes etc. Regardless of your faith, the holidays should be enjoyed by all and our group certainly made that possible for many. Nancy and Valerie felt tremendous pleasure and enjoyment in everything they accomplished that day. They say thank you one and all to the ladies of Renaissance Women. Come find out about the many social activities of this busy club at the next meeting on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Palm Grove at 2 p.m. All women of Oak Run are invited, regardless of marital status. Valentine DanceThe Ambassadors invite you to their My Funny The Oak Run ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out) had their annual gathering with their spouses at the Ocala Hilton last week. This group of retired men, who meet once a month, will be celebrating their seventh year together in February. The Red Hat Mamas were one chapter from several of the Royal Ladies of Oak Run Society who gathered for their annual luncheon last week. The theme was Hawaiian luau, complete with an island menu. With the ladies all decked out in their bright colors, the music was provided by a steel drum DJ for all to enjoy. Tuesday is bingo night at the Orchid Club Valentine dance at Palm Grove on Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Dukes Duo will keep the music of the 50s and 60s alive singing their blend of doo wop, rock and roll and many of the great songs of that time. They are sure to bring back great memories. Cost is $6 per person and tickets will be on sale on Monday, Jan. 30, in the Orchid Club card room from 8 to 10 a.m. and in the Orchid Club lobby on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9 to 10 a.m. Make checks payable to ORHA; no cash, please.Fairways Oaks Neighborhood Party The Fairway Oaks neighborhood party will be on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Orchid Club from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $11 per person; friends and family are welcome. A deli buffet will be provided and those attending are asked to bring a side dish or fruit plate to share. Dessert and coffee will be provided but you may bring your beverage of choice. There will be games, 50/50 and music. Please make out checks (only) to Fairway Oaks 20 Fund. They may be given to the Colatruglios, the Mowens or the Erhardts. Checks must be received no later than Wednesday, Feb. 8.Neighborhood 12 News Neighborhood 12 is holding a long awaited social on Feb. 14. This dinner will be held at Bella Cucina in Oak Run at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $16 all inclusive and will include pot roast, chicken Marsala, rice pilaf, fruit cup and apple cobbler. You may bring the beverage of your choice. For more information call Sandy Wolfe at 352-873-0816.Little Theatre Sex Please, Were SixtyPeople not associated with a theatre company have no idea of the total effort it takes, by many people, to put together a successful show. For instance the scenery creates the atmosphere in which the cast can set forth a good story line. We have in our midst probably the best creative mind for developing this scenic atmosphere. He is Art Schmidt who has been our our set designer for a number of years. Each production he comes up with new and original idea, for instance who would have thought he could design and build what appeared to be a working elevator for our play Senior Follies. He is ably assisted in his building of our sets by an equally talented Paul Robillard who puts in a great many hours of work and dedication along with Art to present some real artistic results. Art Schmidt, in addition to his efforts in the designing and building our sets, is also our point man in regards to our sound system He has been ably assisted by wife Diana. He spends hours OAK RUN C WCarol AnnWheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE21 Famous Recipe Chicken NOW OPEN SW S.R. 200 in front of Walmart Next to Bob Evans 236-5337 Try our convenient drive-thru. Coupons good at all Ocala locations. $ 4 49 000ABRG Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 2 JUMBO BREAST STRIPS 1 SIDE & BISCUIT 3 PC. OVEN ROASTED BREAST, THIGH, LEG OR BREAST, THIGH, WING 3-Piece WHOLE WING SNACK $ 3 49 2 PC. THIGH & LEG 2 SIDES & BISCUIT Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 $ 3 99 Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 Limit 2 Exp. 2/3/12 $ 4 49 New WITH BISCUIT 1 SIDE 11100 SW 93 Ct. Rd. Suite 12, Ocala, FL Mon-Thur 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-11pm Sunday 11am-9pm 402-0003 Buy 1 Meal Get 1 at 1 / 2 OFF Equal or Lesser Value With purchase of 2 drinks With coupon Exp. 1/31/12 000A766 000ABJ4 Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza 873-0223 Ocala, Florida 873-0223 873-0223 WED. SATURDAY TUESDAY ONE LARGE ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 $6.99 With purchase of beverage. Exp. 1/27/12 MONDAY Excluding specials. Exp. 1/27/12 BUY 1 ENTREE BUY 1 ENTREE GET 2ND 1/2 PRICE GET 2ND 1/2 PRICE 2 Beverage purchase required Whole Wheat Pasta Available of equal or lesser value. Excluding specials. Exp. 1/27/12 BUY 1 SUB GET ONE BUY 1 SUB GET ONE 1/2 PRICE 1/2 PRICE 2 Beverage purchase required Excluding specials. Exp. 1/27/12 $1.00 OFF $1.00 OFF ENTREE ENTREE 000ABR4 Serving donuts, bagels, pastries, coffee, tea, and cold drinks Serving Center Cut Nova and Smoked Whitefish from ACME in Brlkyn, NY 10155 SW H WY 484 W. P HONE /F AX 352-438-3300 1/4 MILE WEST OF SW H WY 200 ON S W H WY 484 M ON -F RI 6:30 AM -1:30 PM S AT & S UN 7:00 AM -1:30 PM FREE WI-FI A VAILABLE FREE small coffee w/any purchase Expires 1/27/12 NOW SERVING LUNCH 711194 711194 Taste The Best Taste The Best Taste The Best 861-Wise (9473) VOTED SOUTH MARION CITIZENS READERS CHOICE #1 USED CAR DEALER Over 50 Years Experience Family Owned & Operated Experience a whole new way to buy a vehicle Like-new cars without the new car price LOCATE PROGRAM, Wise Way can find any vehicle youre looking for! All Vehicles Fully Serviced & Certified with Warranty Upon Purchase!! Full Service Center West Marion Countys Largest Selection of Certified Preowned Cars, Trucks, SUVs LIKE NEW!! 9045 SW Hwy 200, Ocala, FL 34481 PROUDLY SERVING OUR SW 200 NEIGHBORS FOR OVER 11 YEARS For all your Transportation needs. The Only Way, The Wise Way! 2 YEARS FREE LUBE, OIL, FILTER WITH EVERY PURCHASE! Relax Wise Way vehicles are guaranteed by CarFax Clean Title History Guarantee...We guarantee our inventory!! P LUS T AX T AG & D EALER F EE 000AAUC Wise Way Auto Sales 2011 Hyundai Azera Limited Leather, Sunroof, 5yr/60k miles Warranty . . . . . . Wise Way $28,977 2011 Nissan Versa Hatchback, Automatic, A/C, 5yr/60k miles warranty . . . . . . . Wise Way $15,977 2011 Toyota Camry Leather, Alloy Wheels, 5 yr warranty, Factory Demo, New $27000 . . . . Wise Way $23,977 2011 Kia Soul Leather, 9000 Miles, 5 year Warranty, Great Gas Mileage . . . . . . Wise Way $17,577 2008 Toyota Prius 16000 Miles, One Owner, Local Car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $17,897 2012 VW Passat SE Leather, 4000 Miles, Power Seat, Lots of Warranty . . . . . . Wise Way $24,977 2012 Honda Civic LX 39 MPG, Automatic, AC, No Hassle Buying, Save Big, 5yr/60k Mile Warranty . . . . . . . Wise Way $18,970 2011 Ford Taurus SEL Leather, Dual Power Seats, 5yr/60k Warranty Save Thousands . . . Wise Way $25,981 2012-2011 Hyundai Sonatas, Elantras, Santa Fes Several Models to Choose From! 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, No Hassle of Big Dealer . . . . . . . Save Thousands!! 2011 Chevy Malibu LTZ Leather, Sunroof, 2000 Miles, 100k Mile GM Warranty . . . . . . . . Save Big From New! 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Power Seat, Alloy Wheels, Factory Warranty . . . . . . . Wise Way $17,981 2011 Kia Forte EX 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, 4 door, Automatic . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $15,781 2007 Lincoln MKZ 4 door, Leather, Local Owner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $16,577 2007 Toyota Corolla One Owner, Automatic, Cold AC, Low Miles, 58k miles . . . . . Wise Way $9871 2010 Buick Lacrosse Leather, All the Toys, 4yr/50k Mile Warranty, 100k Powertrain Warranty . . . . . Wise Way $23981 Crossroads Crossroads Country Kitchen Country Kitchen Breakfast Served 6am 4pm Mon.-Sat. 7am 3pm Sun. YOU T RIED THE REST NOW T RY THE BEST! Formerly Owners of Spiced Apple in Fort Lauderdale O PEN 7 D AYS A W EEK Mon. thru Thur. 6 am 8 pm Fri. & Sat. 6 am 9 pm Sun. 7 am 3 pm Crossroads Country Kitchen You love it on Friday, so we added Tuesday S LOW ROASTED P RIME R IB FOR T WO Veggies, Salad or Soup, Cornbread $ 24.95 Sunday: Best Breakfast & Lunch in Town P RIME R IB Our Specialty Served Every Day & Night 4 Cuts: English Cut, Ma, Pa & Grandpa Slow Roasted 000ABJR DEBIT CARDS Catering Available 7947 Highway 40 W est 237-1250 N.W. 80th Ave N.W. 60th Ave Highway 40 W Highway 27 N M ON .-S AT 11-C LOSE Expires 1/27/12 NEW Popular Demand A LL Y OU C ARE TO E AT W HITEFISH C ATFISH 11 am to close Dine-in only NEW D OWN H OME C OUNTRY B REAKFAST F ROM 3 E GG S PECIALTY O MELETTES TO D ELICIOUS P ANCAKES AND B ELGIAN W AFFLES A LL H OMEMADE D ESERTS 1/2 R OASTED S PRING C HICKEN Best in town Includes soup or salad, cornbread & veggie $ 2.95 each $ 8.95 Whats For Whats For LUNCH? LUNCH? Our Monday Thru Friday Daily Lunch Specials Our Monday Thr u Friday Daily Lunch Specials Are Freshly Prepared Every Day Ar e Fr eshly Pr epar ed Ever y Day Enjoy a lunch-sized portion of some of our favorite meals. Ser ved fr om 11AM 4PM 3801 S.W College Road, Ocala (352) 854-7870 Stor e Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6am-10pm, Friday & Satur day 6am-11pm CBOCS General Partnership Introducing Country House Salad Plus Choice of Baked Potato or Soup Intr oducing Countr y House Salad Plus Choice of Baked Potato or Soup Ser ved Monday thr u Friday fr om 11AM 2PM. Our fresh green mix with grilled chicken tenderloin, hick or y smoked bacon pieces, wedges of vine-ripened tomatoes, red onion, shredded Colby cheese and our own sour dough cr outons ser ved with your choice of a Baked Potato with butter and sour cream or a cup of soup. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Story by Bill OReilly and Martin DugardIn his Note to Readers, OReilly outlines his purpose in writing about Lincoln: For those of us who want to improve the United States and keep it the greatest nation in the world, we must be aware of the true heroes who have made the country great as well as the villains who have besmirched it. Based on the books commercial success alone OReilly deserves praise from those who care about American history and applause for reaching out to readers who may enjoy history but would probably find scholarly works about the Lincoln assassination dry as dust. Certainly theres nothing wrong with popularizing history. Take, for example, the engrossing Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant, a multi-volume lifes work that titillates the reader with the salacious along with the historical. Killing Lincoln employs a terse style and wellpaced melodramaLincoln had only seven days to livemaking it undeniably page turning. Slightly annoying but no spoiler are the errors throughout like Lincolns furling his brow instead of furrowing his brow and the repeated references to the Oval Office which didnt exist until decades after the Lincoln assassination. More distracting for history purists, however, is an extraneous chapter about a romantic weekend that John Wilkes Booth had with Lucy Hale in Newport, Rhode Island. Lucy was once the girlfriend of Lincolns son Robert Todd Lincoln. But its relevance to the assassination is nil unless youre a fervent believer in six degrees of separation. Most distracting for me was OReillys omniscient point of view in which he purports to know Booths innermost thoughts at any given time. Here are a few examples. Booth walks the streets of Washington, his mind filled with the disparate strands of an unfinished plan. 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and a polymer Wiffle ball. Although pickleball appears to be very similar to tennis, there are key differences that make pickleball more accessible to a wider range of players, particularly seniors. The primary difference is the speed of the pickleball ball which typically moves at one-third of the average speed of a tennis ball. Equally important, however, is the size of the court which is just under onethird of the total area of a tennis court. This smaller area combined with the slower moving ball makes pickleball much easier to play than tennis. If youd like to give pickleball a try, or if youve played before and would like to again, please sign up on the sheet hanging on the activity wall.Travel newsIf you are interested in any of the trips listed below, details are available on the flyers posted on the Travel Board in the Lifestyle Center, or you may call 237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. Enjoy an afternoon of Thoroughbred horse racing at Tampa Bay Downs on Friday, Feb. 3. Tickets are $51 each which will reserve your seat in the newly-renovated dining room with elevator and an excellent view of the finish line. The trip includes round-trip motor coach, gratuity for the driver, clubhouse admission, racing program, trophy presentation in Winners Circle and hot buffet luncheon. Bus leaves Ocala at 8 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. Travel to Clearwater on Saturday, Feb. 4, to the Early Bird Dinner Theater to see Lie, Cheat and Genuflect, a laugh-packed farce of twists, turns, puns and pratfalls. Tickets are $66 and include round-trip motor coach, hot buffet luncheon, all tax and gratuities. Check the flyer posted on the Travel Board for more information. Plan ahead and make your reservation for the popular Nashville show trip from May 6-12, 2012. This 7 day/6 night spring trip includes a guided tour of Nashville, ride on the Delta Flatboats inside the Opryland Hotel, and an evening at the Grand Ole Opry. You will also visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, have dinner and enjoy a show at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre, tour beautiful Belle Meade Plantations, visit Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, and ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway in Chattanooga. There will also be time to explore on your own. For more information, please see the flyer posted on the Travel Board. There are still some openings on the cruise to the eastern Caribbean from Mar. 16-25 aboard the Navigator of the Seas. For more information, please refer to the flyer posted on the Travel Board or call the Activities Office.Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com On Sunday, U.S. postal rates will go up on all services. First class stamps will now cost 45 cents which is a is still a good price to mail a letter, 10 cents for delivery and 35 cents for the storage. Some claim the increase was caused by the revised standards of the Civil Servants test; employees can now count to 45. There is still time for you to go out and buy some Forever stamps before Sunday. But be careful, those Forever stamps will be worthless if the U.S. Postal Service goes bankrupt.Post Office HassleLast month a blonde went to the post office to buy stamps for her Christmas cards. She said to the clerk, May I have 50 Christmas stamps? What denomination? the clerk asked. Wow! Has it come to this? said the blonde, Give me 6 Catholic, 12 Presbyterian, and 33 Baptist.Before ForeverBefore Forever stamps were issued, stamps marked with letters of the alphabet were used when the price of mailing a letter increased. The last stamp in that series was the H stamp. Forever stamps came out to avoid the next logical step in the alphabet series, the I-rate stamp. Wet Letter Day I received a package the other day, but when it arrived it was all damp. I complained at the post office, and they said it must have had postage dew.Post cardsOnly in America do we have a General in charge of the post office and a Secretary in charge of defense. Did you hear the one about the unstamped letter? You wouldnt get it. I wrote a letter to the Postmaster General once on ways to improve mail service. It got lost. I remember when the Postal workers started a slowdown strike for a pay raise. They had to call it off. Nobody noticed. If you ever want to make sure somebody gets whats coming to em, dont mail it! One good thing about the Post Office its over 200 years old and yet its never been hindered by progress. I just got my new drivers license in the mail the other day. Unfortunately it expired last month. The difference between a chess player and a postal worker is that a chess player moves every now and then.Sticky SituationA lady bought a stamp at the post office and asked the clerk, Shall I stick it on myself? The clerk said, Itll get there faster if you stick it on the envelope.Typical?At the post office a wife grumbled, I wish to complain about the service. The postmaster replied, What is the trouble, Madam? Young Wife: My husband is in Albany on business, and the card he sent me is postmarked Atlantic City.How fast?A woman took a package to the post office to mail and was told it would cost $6.40 for fast delivery or $4.15 for slower service. There is no hurry, she told the clerk, just so the package is delivered in my lifetime. The clerk glanced at her and said, That will be $6.40, please.GreekA famous quote associated with the post office is the one chiseled in stone above the entrance to the main post office in New York City: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Most people dont realize that the quote is 2,000 years old. It comes from the Greek writer Herodotus, who mailed it in, intending it for the entrance of the post office in ancient Athens. But you know how the mail is.Out of sortsWhen a new employee started at the Post Office the supervisor had him do some mail sorting, and much to everyones surprise, he separated the letters so fast that his motions were literally a blur. The supervisor was very pleased and at the end of the day he said to him, We are all very proud of you. Youre one of the fastest workers we have ever had. The new employee said, Thank you, sir. And tomorrow, Ill try to do even better. Better? the supervisor asked with astonishment. How can you possibly do better? The new employee smiled proudly and said, Tomorrow, I am going to read the addresses. A look at the Postal Service, whose rates go up Sunday PUN ALLEY D FDick Frank LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Air Force Airman Andrew W. Mayer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Mayer earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Kevin and brother of Shaun Mayer of Southwest 33rd Avenue Road, Ocala. He is a 2010 graduate of Dunnellon High School. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com posited in the bank, and if you need any, all you do is write a check. She showed grandma how to write out a check. By now grandma was confused and more than a little exasperated. Quickly grandma wrote out a check for $50 and handed it back to the teller. Youre withdrawing all your money? Yes. The teller counted out $50 and handed it to her. Grandma looked at the teller and said, No. I want MY money. The teller retrieved the crumpled $50 bill and handed it to grandma. As she walked out, the teller heard her mumble, What a crazy way to run business. No wonder banks fail. There is only one sure account I can bank on. Jesus said, Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: (Matthew 6:19-20 KJV). The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, Ocala. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 Its January in our little corner of Florida and that means only one thing, winter. Of course winter down here is nothing like what our Northern friends are experiencing, but it does get a bit depressing to have to wear sweaters and socks with sandals! Its also sad to see the brown, actually dormant, bahia grass and the lifeless hibiscus bushes that so recently were in full bloom. And so, to cheer us all up, I offer a little bit of Jewish humor (that and chicken soup cure almost anything!) from some of the classic Jewish comedians who have delighted audiences of all races and creeds. When most of us think of Jewish humor, we think of the comedians who played the Borscht Belt, that is, the resorts in the Catskills of New York State where Jews would go on vacations. The names read like a litany of humor: Shecky Greene, Danny Kaye, Red Buttons, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, Sid Ceasar, Jackie Mason, Joan Rivers, Victor Borge, Woody Allen, Lenny Bruce, George Burns, Jack Benny, Alan King, Mel Brooks, Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield and a host of others. Many of these comics were the masters of the one-liner giving comic relief to the all-suffering Jewish mother who wants only the best for her children at all costs to the plight of the Jewish people itself being a minority in America. Jewish humor is funny because it roots for the underdog and has him coming out on top through wit and wisdom. It pokes fun of Jewish traditions and folkways but on the other hand, gives praise to the various rituals it pokes fun of. (Circumcision jokes are a good example of this genre.) As with any ethnic group, understanding the ethnic group helps you to enjoy the humor especially when Jews make fun of themselves for some of the things we like to do: buying wholesale or looking for bargains, eating Chinese foods or wondering whether the rabbi really fasts all day on Yom Kippur. In the worst of times, this too shall pass with a bit of humor thrown in, helped Jews to survive through the ages. The whole holiday of Purim is a good example of this when wicked Haman sought the destruction of the Jews of ancient Persia only to be saved by Queen Esther. Tomfoolery is the order of the day and satire reigns supreme. What could be more fun? I now would like to offer a few of my favorite oneJewish January jokes JUDIS JOURNAL J SJudi Siegal liners with a couple of other jokes for your enjoyment: Doctor: Youll live to be 60! Patient: I am 60! Doctor: What did I tell you? Doctor: Your check came back! Patient: So did my arthritis! Patient: I have a ringing in my ears. Doctors: Dont answer it! Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? Theyre worth it! My wife and I went to the hotel where we spent our wedding night. This time I went into the bathroom and cried. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. The Harvard School of Medicine conducted a study as to why Jewish women like Chinese food so much. They discovered that won ton spelled backwards was not now. When the new State of Israel was being established, the Knesset (parliament) got together to try to figure out how to build up the country. One member pointed out that after any war with the United States, the U.S. would always build up the country it defeated. Japan was cited as an example. The suggestion was made that Israel should declare war on the United States. David Ben Gurion, the prime minister, scratched his head and asked: But what if we win? The Arab heads of state met with the president of Israel and proposed a solution to their long-standing animosity. If the Israelis could produce a dog to fight the Arabs dog, the winner of the match would be the ones to secure peace in the Middle East. Both sides had five years to produce the dog for the match and with much bombastic behavior on both sides, the battle was on. After five years, the Arabs engineered the most ferocious attack dog ever bred. Confident of victory, they led him out to face his Israeli adversary. To their surprise and disappointment, the Israelis produced the longest dachshund they had ever seen. No contest there and the Arabs were very sorry for the Israelis. As they led their monstrous beast out to devour the dachshund, a strange thing happened. The Israeli dog opened its mouth revealing sharp, huge teeth and swallowed the Arabs dog. You see, the Israelis had engineered a crocodile in the shape of a dachshund. Now if there were only peace in the Middle East. The Bible tells us: A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. (Prob. 17:22 KJV) or better translated: A joyful heart makes for good health; despondency dries up the bones. (Jewish Publication Society) And on the bottom of the web page where I found this quote, I found an ad about the signs of heart attacks! And that was no joke! Judi is a former teacher and Jewish educator. She lives in Sun Valley with her husband, Phil. The inaugural Christian 12 Step Ministry Golf Tournament benefitting the Christian 12 Step Ministry, 415 N.W.1st Ave., is set for Saturday, March 17 at the Ocala Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. The scramble format event offers a fun family oriented day starting with a continental style breakfast and ending with a buffet style luncheon. There will be team prizes, a hole in one prize, mulligans for sale, and more. Money raised will support the much needed outreach program that continually affects families by addressing the throes of addiction and assisting in the recovery and reunification of the families of addicts. Founded in 1979, the Christian 12 Step Ministry is a biblically based, not for profit program. Registration is $60, single or $220, foursome. Registrations received or postmarked by March 1 are eligible for a prize drawing. For more information, call 352-732-0877 or contact Roger at 352-502-6519 or visit www.christian12step.org. On-line registration is available. Golf tournament scheduled for March 17 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES Grilling is a great way to get a whole lot of flavor that goes way beyond plain burgers and basic barbecue. Lean meats, juicy marinades and zesty top pings add up to terrific flame-kissed dishes that will make guests want to kiss the cook. Here are some easy ways to take big flavor from the grate to the plate: Grill Up the UnexpectedA lot of fruits and veggies are easy to cook over the coals. Try:ZucchiniEggplantPortobello mushroomsCornRomaine heartsPineappleOnion (sliced thick)Stone fruits like peaches, plums and mangoes Marinate MeatsWhen grilling lean meat, use a flavorful marinade with some acidic ingredients (like citrus juices) to help break down tough meat fibers. Make sure the marinade covers the meat entirely, and let it do its magic for several hours or overnight. Some bold ingredients to experiment with:Chili sauceOlive oilLemon or lime juiceSoy sauceWorcestershire sauceMolasses GarlicRed pepper flakes Top It OffIn addition to the good old grilling standbys like ketchup or barbecue sauce, set out some tasty toppers that can work on just about anything:Roasted red peppersCaramelized onionsSpicy Wholly GuacamolePickled jalapeo peppersChipotle or basil mayoWholly SalsaSmoked cheese slices When youre ready to fire up some flavor, try these recipes from Wholly Guacamole. Made with all-natural ingredients, Wholly Guacamole can be found in the produce section of your grocery store. For more recipes, visit www.eatwholly.com. GuacamaniaGuacamole isnt just packed with flavor, its packed with healthful ingredients. Avocados are full of the good kinds of fats the same ones in olive oil and almonds. Theyre loaded with magne sium, Vitamin E, folic acid and lutein, a natural antioxidant. Avocados have 60 percent more potas sium than bananas. Add in the benefits associated with tomatoes and onions andyouhavearemark ably low-calorie, good-time food.Beef Steak Soft TacosServes: 6 Marinade: 2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chili powder Beef Tacos: 2 boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds) 12 small flour tortillas, warmed Toppings: Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, dairy sour cream, guacamole (optional) Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 14 to 17 minutes for medium rare (145F) to medium (160F) done ness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices; season with salt. Serve in tortillas with toppings.Wholly Lime CheeseburgersServes: 6 2 pounds lean ground beef 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese 6 hamburger buns Your favorite flavor of Wholly Guacamole In a large bowl mix together ground beef, lime juice, garlic, onion and tomatoes. Form meat into 6 patties. Cook burgers to desired doneness on a preheated grill. Add a slice of cheese to each burger during the last minute of cooking. Serve on toasted buns with a healthy dollop of guacamole. This recipe also makes great sliders. For a leaner version, use ground turkey instead of ground beef.Avocado Stuffed SalmonServes: 4 2 packages lemon butter grilled salmon, defrosted 1 cup spicy Wholly Guacamole 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1 teaspoon lemon zest Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350F. Using a sharp serrated knife, cut a pocket into the side of each piece of salmon. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com God does not make grandmothers like He once did. At least not like MY grandmother. Grandmother never trusted such things as banks with her money. Someone once told my grandmother, If you would put your money in the bank, they would pay you interest. With a confused look on her face she responded, I have enough interest in my money, nobody else needs to bother about it. That was that! After my grandfather died, my wife and I had the opportunity to take grandma out for supper. It was a delightful restaurant and we thought it would be a real treat for her. More than once, I had to keep her from getting up and serving coffee to the rest of the people in the restaurant. After all, she did that at the church suppers. Why not here. Ive got two good legs, she protested. Then came time to pay the check and the waiter brought the check and laid it in front of me. I immediately took a credit card out of my wallet and laid it on the check. I could tell grandma had never seen a credit card before. Put that away, she said. I believe that man wants you to pay for our supper. Dont you have any money? Im paying for our supper with my credit card, I explained. Oh, dear, she moaned. You know I dont believe in cards. Cards are of the devil, and I have never had a deck of cards in my house. Im a little surprised that you, a minister, would be fooling around with such things of the devil. She insisted we tip the waiter in good ole American cash. I am not sure if grandma ever really understood the credit card. She bought nothing on credit and did not accept credit. Everything had to be done in cash. She often quoted the scripture verse that says, Owe no man any thing . (Romans 13:8 KJV), which she took quite literally. As grandma got older, she began to rethink the business of opening a bank account. Without telling anyone, she decided to go to the bank and open an account. She had saved up $50 for this purpose. Grandma nervously entered the bank and walked up to the man sitting at the desk marked New Accounts. Good morning, Maam. Im Gary Goodman. How can I help you today? The man seemed pleasant enough, and grandma thought entrusting him with the delicate job at hand was probably safe. I wanna open an account, she mumbled. Fine. Ill get you all set up. It wont take but a few minutes. With that, he took out some papers and laid them on his desk in front of grandma. Now, he said, lets begin. What is your name? She told him. O.K. What is your address? What? What is your address? Why do you need to know that? Im just filling out the form, Maam. The young man a little confused with her hesitancy said, We can come back to that. What is your date of birth? Grandmas face turned a little red. What do you want to know that for, she gasped? Im just filling out the forms. Can you give me your telephone number? That did it for grandma. She got up from her seat and looked him right in the face and said, Young man, I dont know who you think you are, but I am not interested in your advances. Im old enough to be your mother. You ought to be ashamed. Just then the manager of the bank walked by. Mary, what are you doing here? The manager quickly assessed the situation and told the young man he would take care of this customer and tried to console my grandmother. I dont know whats gotten into young folk these days, she whispered. Barely concealing his manager his smile he said, Ill take care of you, Mary, he assured her. He knew all the information about her and quickly filled in the paper work and walked grandma to the teller for her first deposit. Grandma handed the teller a crumpled $50 bill. The teller took it and gave her a deposit receipt. Wheres my money? grandma demanded. Its safe in the bank, Maam. How do you know my money from everyone elses? The money is all deIn life, an account at the bank can be a relative thing OUT TO PASTOR J SRev. James L. Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE13 going through catalogs and/or going on line to learn of the best and latest equipment available to us. Under his tutelage we now have a new sound guru learning the ropes of our sound system. He is Bruce McDuffee, who earned his spurs in Way Off Broadways fall production and will be handling the mikes for our play. January sale dates for tickets to Sex Please, Were Sixty in the Orchid Club Lobby are Jan. 25 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Jan. 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. If you cannot make it to a ticket sale you can secure tickets from any member of Little Theatre. For dinner theatre ticket call Diana Schmidt at 352873-7243 and for all other shows, Linda Noel at 352873-9908. As we keep reminding you, that for the best possible seating get your tickets early !Oak Run TravelNo one does Irish like The Rovers! Wayne and Howardean Krueger will host this trip to Ruth Eckerd hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to see this fantastic group (and yes, you will be back in time for bingo!) If you love a good laugh and if Celtic strains from guitars, banjo, accordion and the bodhran make you want to clap your hands, stomp your feet, or get up and dance, this show is for you. The Florida State Fair runs for 11 days and on Thursday, Feb. 16, the Flickingers will host a trip to the fair. You will pay your own entrance to the fair so that you will be able to purchase any additional attractions you desire. Besides the rides and exhibits, other venues during the fair include the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 and Cracker Country, which demonstrates life in frontier Florida. Vicki Lawrence and Mama will appear at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. Vicki approaches everything with a sense of humor because Life is much too serious to be taken seriously! She and Mama share some of that marvelous humor with us. Call Kitty Trichel to join this trip. When Charlie Gibson was still on Good Morning America he came on the show one morning and raved about a show he had seen the previous evening. It was Stomp. It is fantastic the way this eight member group uses everything but percussion instruments, matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, zippo lighters, hubcaps, etc., to fill the stage with music. Oak Run Travel has tickets for the 2 p.m. show on Saturday, March 31, at the Phillips Center in Gainesville. Call Joanne and John Misener to reserve your seat.Has Your Irrigation System Lost Its Mind?Some Laurel Oaks residents who have individual sprinkler systems (are not on maintained lots) have found that their systems have not been on schedule since the first of January. They inquired to the manufacturer, Hunter, and discovered that some systems only display a calendar up through the year 2011! They say the manufacturer suggests that they now set the year to 2006 in order to display the current day of the week. Then, because 2012 is a leap year, on March 1 they need to change the year to 2001 to display the current day of the week. Allegedly things should be OK for the rest of the year. (Columnists note: I am passing this information along for whatever use it may be to you. Please dont call this columnist if the fix doesnt work because I know absolutely nothing about this or any other sprinkler system.) November 2012 CruiseOak Run residents Roseann and Franco Piscitelli are hosting a 7 night cruise on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas beginning Nov. 25, 2012. They invite all Oak Run residents and their friends and guests to come along. For further information please call Roseann at 352-873-7646. Royal Oaks Lady NinersWe welcome new members to our group: Judy Barmore, Diane Dufrene and Ginger Drake. For our first play of the year we played par 4s and 1/2 handicap. Winners in the first flight were Charlotte Green first, Rae Stover second, Bette Johnson third and in the second flight Joyce Madill and Cindy Kocher tied for first, Eleanor Cerlinko second. Closest to the pin was Elsa Berbig. Dont forget to sign up for the Sweetheart Scramble on Feb. 16! Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfAfter having two Tuesday games cancelled due to rain and then freezing cold weather, we had beautiful weather for our End of the Year golf tournament, awards ceremony and luncheon on Tuesday, Jan.10. The game was -Person Team Net/ The winners were: First PlaceJan Tennant and Gigi Bagg, Second PlaceMaureen Edwards and Judy Klein, Third PlaceSylvia Zappia and Arlene Klann, and tie for Fourth PlaceCarol Allison and Beverly Lassiter and Carol Clark and Ginger Drake. Noreen Salo was Closest to the Pin on hole #6. After golf we met in the Members Room. Awards were given for the most birdies and ringers in each flight throughout the year. Carole Dygert our Club Champion was awarded her trophy and thanks were extended to our out-going President Pat Blackburn from our incoming President Elsa Berbig. The Royal Oaks staff served us a delicious lunch and we all enjoyed a piece of cake for dessert. All members of ROWGO are looking forward to another fun year of golf!Royal Oaks Mens Golf On Jan. 13, the January Starter tournament was held. The weather was not the best, as it was the first day of a cold spell, and cold indeed it was. 56 brave souls played the tourney, which was a shambles format. All players in a foursome drove, then each played his ball from the best drive of the group. Three net scores were counted for each group. The winners in the white flight were Mickey Klein, Hal Loomis, Al Prachel, and Tom Ducz with a score of 179. Second with a score of 180 were Ron Proctor, Ralph Lavocca, Larry Collins, and Gene Topp. Third with a score of 181 were Jim Lacey, Ron Kowalewski, Jim Dygert, and Dick Feltenberger. It was a close match with all the teams scoring extremely well. The winners of the red flight were Virgil Hein, John ONeill, Duke Slayton, and Dick Spano with a score 181. They were led in this effort by Duke (Long Ball) Slayton, who was on his game. In second place with a 190 were George Gariepy, Bob Gildea, Larry Soine, and Paul Valois. Third went to Dick Rizzo, Paul Colatruglio, John Foutty, and Joe Paller with a 193. Thankfully the dining staff took pity on us, and we enjoyed a good buffet inside instead of out in the cold. I think the staff were happy to be inside as well. Thanks to Ron Tennant, our food chairman, and to Sue Wile for another good meal. Finally, thanks to the tournament chairmen Bill Ellin and Hal Loomis for a well run and fun outing. Also, thanks to Lori Wilkes once again for helping with the scoring and logging of the results, and to Dick Rizzo for auditing the cards. And so we go into the New Year on a good foot. Enjoy!Send all items for this column to Carol Ann Wheeler at democratcarol@deccacable.com no later than the afternoon of the Friday before publication. Note there are no hyphens in the address. If you wish to call her, the number is in the Oak Run directory. You may send pictures as jpg attachments. Typed copy or hard copy photos can be placed in Carols cubby across the street from her house but should be submitted earlier as they take longer to process. The names of the people in all photos must be included. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com His speech in Exeter was schmaltz piled on top of saccharin in a perfect storm of substanceless sentimentality. First, he said he believed in America. Then, he said he loved America. And in conclusion, he quoted verses from "America the Beautiful." In Romney's case, patriotism is the first refuge of a politician who doesn't dare say anything new or interesting. Neither of those will ever be a quality associated with Romney. He continues to excel in debates by routinely coming up with answers that feel as though they were produced by a crack marketing team for maximum unassailability. His stumbles are so rare that they become as noticeable as the tiny wobbles of an Olympic skater trying to nail a triple Lutz. Challenged over the weekend on why he didn't run for re-election as Massachusetts governor in 2006, he said he "went back into business," even though he was already running for president when he left the governor's mansion. Romney wanted to hang on to the scripted presentation of himself as a businessman above all else -plausibility be damned. It was a small falsity that stood for larger worries about his genuineness. Very few politicians have what it takes to follow the old rules with the proficiency of a Mitt Romney. It takes brains, discipline and managerial skill. But people have trouble warming up to the (almost) flawlessly executing candidate from a flawlessly executing machine. The Romney campaign notwithstanding, there's no rule against inspiring people.Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. LOWRYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Maranatha Baptist Church1. The AWANA (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) program is ongoing and always open to young people from ages 3 to 18. AWANA is an exciting program of Christian learning and games of competition with awards. It is held each Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Church. Pastor C. Michael Mike Swingle has begun his duties as the new youth pastor and has planned many activities for young people. 2. The childrens choir, J.A.M. (Jesus and Me), invites all children from 1st grade through 12th grade to participate. Ms. Pat Haas is the director and will welcome the children and show them how enjoyable it is to part of the J.A.M. choir. Practice is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the church. 3. On Sunday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. Maranatha Baptist church will hold a Singspiration. This will include the choir as well as the congregation. Joyce Warner, Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker are the directors. Please come and enjoy this time of singing spirtual hymns and RELIGION worshipping with us. 4. Beginning Sunday, March 25, through April 1, Maranatha Baptist Church will hold its Missions Conference which will be followed with special guest, Evangelist Kenny Evans. The schedule and more news for these events next month. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions to the church.St. Jude Catholic CommunityThe Bereavement Group for those grieving the loss of a loved one will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone in the community with a need to share their feelings of grief. Please call the church office at 352-347-0154 prior to each meeting you plan to attend. Creole Masses for the Haitians in our community are celebrated every second and fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. The next date is Jan. 22. Classes for Spanish as a second language are offered every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. We are sponsoring another Fitness Walk on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is $10 per lap. Those participating are not only raising funds for the church, but are helping their health.Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Jan. 20: Forever Young Group, Potluck Dinner and a Movie, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182, website is www.ccomc.org.Worship service at TimberRidgeCountryside Presbyterian Church provides Christian Ministry to residents of TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9848 S.W. 110th St., Ocala, and holds bimonthly worship services. If you have a loved one, or friend at the TimberRidge Center you are invited to attend our next service on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10:15 a.m. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Guess what, Lamb? Youre about to experience a new perspective on a situation you long regarded quite differently. What you learn could open more opportunities later. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Bold Bovine is tempted to charge into a new venture. But it might be best to take things one step at a time, so that you know just where you are at any given point. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its a good time to go on that fun getaway youve been planning. Youll return refreshed, ready and, yes, even eager to tackle the new challenge that awaits you. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The Moon Child loves to fantasize about magical happenings in the early part of the week. But the sensible Crab gets down to serious business by weeks end. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) What goes around comes around for those lucky Leos and Leonas whose acts of generosity could be repaid with opportunities to expand into new and exciting areas of interest. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your concern about your job responsibilities is commendable. But you need to take some quiet time to share with someone who has really missed being with you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Aspects favor getting out and meeting new people. And as a bonus, you might find that some of your newly made friends could offer important business contacts. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might take pride in wanting to do everything yourself. But nows a good time to ask family members to help with a demanding personal situation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Pay more attention to the possibilities in that workplace change. It could show the way to make that long-sought turn on your career path. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Your need to succeed might overwhelm obligations to your loved ones. Ease up on that workload and into some well-deserved time with family and friends. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules for amorous Aquarians who can make good use of their ability to communicate feelings. Dont be surprised if theyre reciprocated in kind. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Fishing for compliments? No doubt, you probably earned them. But its best to let others believe they were the ones who uncovered the treasure you really are. BORN THIS WEEK: Your good works flow from an open, generous heart. Nothing makes you happier than to see others happy as well. 2012 King Features Synd., Inc. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com what can the righteous do? Americans have long been a brave people. We like to talk about the heroic conduct of our armed forces, and well we should. But just as our men and women in uniform show courage in their sphere, can we show it in ours? It is now time for us to see if we can still summon the personal virtue and political courage without which no economy, or nation, can long endure. This will mean hard choices. It will mean exposure to certain vulnerabilities in order to restore long-term economic health. It will mean we will have to make decisions about things concerning which there might not be great options but not to choose, to tuck ones head down and pretend that the future will not come, is actually a choice. It is to choose to subject oneself to various events which could be avoided if hard thinking and courage were summoned. Not too American, that. Let us steel ourselves to the tough choices our Republic deserves, with the concurrent commitment that through the non-governmental institutions of family, church, synagogue, not-for-profit charities, professional associations and small and large corporate enterprise, we will address the needs our sagging Leviathan cannot.Robert Schwarzwalder is senior vice-president at the Family Research Council. CHOICESCONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christmas Child thanksThanks to the generous efforts of Ocala residents, thousands of hurting children worldwide will have the opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. Ocala residents joined Operation Christmas Child, the worlds largest Christmas project of its kind, to pack 14,025 shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and necessity items. These gift-filled shoe boxes are making their way or have already made their way into the hands of needy children in 100 receiving countries. On behalf of our community, I would like to thank the volunteers at local collection sites and everyone who packed an Operation Christmas Child shoe box gift. For many of the children receiving these boxes, the simple shoe box will be the first gift they have ever received. Although the Ocala dropoff locations are closed until November 2012, gifts are received throughout the year at Samaritans Purse, 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, N.C., 28607. If you would like to get involved year-round in helping children in need through Operation Christmas Child, go online to www.samaritanspurse.org/ occ or call 407-852-3727. Thanks again to everyone who participated in this project. A simple gift, packed with love, can communicate hope and transform the lives of children worldwide! Cindy Beyer Regional Director, Florida/Puerto Rico Operation Christmas ChildCoach or players, brains or no brains?Well, the Denver Broncos have now finished their season. So now we can stop jumping on Tim Tebows back. Tebow time is on hold until next year. Lets hope he has better coaches by then. It seems as if when Denver doesnt win its Tebows fault. Conversely if they do win, Tebows a hero. Neither is right. Now, right up front I am not nor will I be a Florida fan, except where Tebow is concerned as he was a recruit of Ron Zooks. Urban Meyer is pathetic. Being from Ohio, Im afraid Ive supported my last Ohio State team until Meyer is gone, which may not be too long as hell probably get sick again. Poor baby! But, to the more serious side of this article. Football players and coaches can not be construed as being in the top 70 percent of those with intelligence. Ive said before, I had a professor in college who told his class that average, as in having a C is not too bright, and was he right. Just listen to the grammar of football players whove turned analysts as well as coaches and players themselves and youll get my point. When you have a preponderance of football players, who dont finish college, what can you expect? But, more to the point, it was put forward in the media, that so went Tebow, so went the Broncos. Wrong! So went the coaching staff, so went the Broncos. John Fox was a so-so coach with the Carolina Panthers, and hes not doing too well at Denver. Last week John Elway said to let Tebow go and do his thing, they did and they won. But in the game against New England, from the first down utilizing a play up the middle, we knew this was going to be a long night and so it was. At 12:23 in the 4th quarter, and down by 32, Denver ran the ball up the middle 76 percent of the time. Whos at fault? John Fox and the offensive coordinator. Tebow has not yet earned the right to call his own plays. Thats left to the more experienced coaches. If John Elway had any sense, he would get rid of his entire coaching staff and start over. The offensive and defensive lines were pathetic. What would have happened to Denver if Jim Harbaugh was the coach? Win! Every, and I mean every, sports analyst on ESPN, CBS, FOX and NBC made fun and wisecracks about Tim Tebow. Now that hes away from Florida I can see he will have a bright future. Sure hes not in the mold of the old guy way thinking of quarterbacks and many of those quarterbacks are putting him down. As I said before, I liked Tebow when he was with Florida but now let him blossom into his place in football history. If he doesnt, it wont be his fault. Ill bet if they let him call his own plays next year, they will go 12-4 at the very least. But folks, its coaches, coaches, coaches. Clean house in Denver, bring in John Gruden, and away we go. Bill Ford Ocala LETTERS TO THE EDITOR BY RICH LOWRY King FeaturesMitt Romney has one advantage over his rivals above all others: He is running a presidential campaign. None of his competitors has been able to manage it in quite the same way. A Romney rally in Exeter, N.H., was a textbook exercise in traditional presidential politics. The venue was big, a highschool gym. The advance work was flawless. The American flag backdrop was enormous. The three generations of the Romney family arrayed in front of it were so picturesque that they might have arrived straight from a photo shoot for a Tommy Hilfiger advertisement. When so many commentators have said that, with anti-establishment sentiment running so high, everything is different in Republican presidential politics, Romney has been the old-school candidate. He hews to the familiar instruction manual with a pharisaical devotion. Raise scads of money and build a national organization. Always stay on message and evaluate every move with an eye to the general election. Win endorsements. Take apart opponents precisely to the extent necessary, no more, no less. As Philip Klein of The Washington Examinerhas observed, Romney has been the only guy to show up for the job interview wearing a suit. He hasn't been on a book tour masquerading as a presidential campaign (Herman Cain). He hasn't banked everything on the debates (Newt Gingrich), or showed up unprepared (Rick Perry). He hasn't bet on his performance in just one state (Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman). Anyone who has won a presidential nomination during the past 30 years would recognize what Romney is doing and why. Romney's campaign is all technique and no music. GUEST COLUMN The unsatisfying Mitt Romney PLEASESEELOWRY, PAGE11 Ritz House is a nonprofit organization assisting veterans to reenter the community. By providing a secure residence for veterans, and offering retraining and job placement assistance, Ritz House is doing a wonderful service for our veterans. Residents at Ritz House prepare their own meals and live independently while working through their issues and improving their lives. In order to help these deserving individuals, the Cherrywood Veterans Club is conducting a food drive on Jan. 27. To help these veterans, merely fill a bag with nonperishable food items and canned goods; place the bag by your mailbox on the 27th and you will have made a great contribution for this worthy cause. Between 9 a.m. and noon, a member of the Veterans Club will be collecting these donations. If it is more convenient for you, donations can also be dropped off at the Clubhouse office on or before the 27th. We are hoping to make this food drive the most successful ever. Times are hard but if everyone donates something, the veterans at Ritz House will have a head start for the new year. We may not know what theyve been through, but we all know what we can do. Lets all chip in and make a contribution to help those who have given us so much.Super Bowl, chili bowl partyBe sure to get your tickets to the Super Bowl Party early. Tickets are only $2 and go quickly. There will be bingo (5 games for $2), quizzes, raffles and 50/50 drawing during the pregame festivities along with a chili/soup cook-off. Bratwurst, hot-dogs, chili, nachos and other goodies available for a donation. Lemonade, tea, snacks and pop-corn are provided or you can bring your own beverages. If you have a great chili or soup recipe, enter your creation for $5. The winner takes all in this fun contest to be judged by the attendees. More than the prize, the bragging rights will be fantastic. Because all proceeds of the event go to the Marion County Humane Society, not only will you have a great time, youll be helping a very worthy charity that cares for the less fortunate of our animal friends. The raffle prizes have all been generously donated by Cherrywood Property Management. Bingo at CherrywoodEvery Thursday at 7 p.m. residents gather to try their luck at bingo in the Clubhouse at Cherrywood. Bring your own refreshments and try your luck. You could be a $100 winner for the cover all and one game is a 50 percent win, where the winner gets half of the money taken in for that game. You could be a big winner but because of the friendship and fun, every one is a winner, even those who dont get to yell, bingo.Bocce Ball for allSaturdays at 7 p.m., the Bocce Ball gang assembles for fun and light hearted competition. All our residents are welcome to try their luck and skill at this fun game while enjoying the company of friends and neighbors. Dont feel like playing? Thats OK, just come out and cheer on the competitors. Youll enjoy the laughter and camaraderie.Special thanksChristmas at Cherrywood was very special this year. The decorations, the parties, the Christmas tree trimming and the good cheer abounded throughout the community and in the in particular, in the Clubhouse. As with all good things, the season came to an end and the inevitable clean up began. Rich and Monica Becotte; Christi Giovaniello; Holly Bragdon, Ruth Hurley and Eve and Jim Houghtailing volunteered their time, muscles and backs to clean up and store all of our beautiful community center decorations. In addition, the dreaded under-the-stage area was gutted of unserviceable items. Thanks to Greg for the use of his truck for disposing of this old and outdated junque. We look forward to next years Christmas season and are grateful to these volunteers for their hard work. Valentines Day danceCherrywood residents dont forget to reserve Saturday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. for the Valentines Day dance. Bring your sweetheart and come enjoy an evening of dance and romance with our own DJ, Richard Becotte as he plays the great tunes you know and love. The Activities Team will be providing snacks, lemonade and iced tea, but you can bring your own beverages if you wish. The cost for the event is just $3 per person and that covers a Door prize entry as well. As always, there will be the ever familiar 50/50 drawing too. See Geri to get your tickets and to reserve your table.Songbirds ready for a new yearOur very own Cherrywood Songbirds are rested and ready for another year of happy tunes to sing for any group that would be interested in some light entertainment. On Jan. 11, the group held its first practice and will continue to practice every Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse. Any one who would like to join the Songbirds is most welcome. The group is in special need of more male voices to support those already taking part. Officers for the coming year are: Director/President: Linda Sisto; Vice President: Bonnie Clark; Secretary; Ann Bardack; Treasurer: Marjorie Cardoza and Assistnat Treasurer: Mary lou Selvitella. Last year was a record year for performances and the Songbirds carried the schedule forward. They Veterans Club needs help with food drive on Jan. 27 CHERRYWOOD ESTATES J EJohn Everlove SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE27 00075X7 Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Grandfather Clock 352-873-7587 GRANDFATHER CLOCK REPAIR Service and repairs 43 years full time experience Specializing in floor clocks. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in servatism abortion, stem-cell research, evolution, same-sex marriage, non-marital sex, obscenity, indecency, secularism, and decline of the family as the foundation of civilized society. Disturbing as those issues may be, elections are not won on moral clarity. The Republican contender should fashion a short and understandable agenda. More than half of all voters think government is failing, diddling with small stuff and avoiding difficult decisions. Two-thirds believe Congress should not be re-elected. Voters expect a new administration to have specific plans to reduce the national debt and eliminate deficit spending. It would be a political coup for the Republican nominee to embrace the Bowles-Simpson debt and deficit plan, which Mr. Obama commissioned and then dismissed without a reading or comment. Voters also expect complete revision of the tax system. They want hundreds of preferences and exceptions which favor a privileged few to be eliminated. There is substantial additional revenue to be found in those hills. Americans want a nation in ascendancy, not decline. That means rebuilding our infrastructure, advancing energy independence, and encouraging manufacturing. The Republican presidential nominee should hush up about job creation. Voters with a few unwashed brain cells know job creation has been all talk for four years. The Obama administration spent billions preserving thousands of teacher and public employee jobs, because they are among his re-election supporters. Mr. Obama also hired thousands of additional and expensive federal employees to boost his jobs image. If the Republican contenders dont commit mutual fratricide during the rest of the primary campaign, they may have a 50/50 chance to recapture the White House. FLYNNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 BY ROBERT SCHWARZWALDER Special to the CitizenOnce as he was about to give an interview to some reporters, President Eisenhower was asked by his press secretary, Jim Haggerty, what he would say if a certain topic came up. Dont worry, Jim, said Ike. If that question comes up, Ill just confuse them. Those words were a profile in political honesty in expressing something thought but seldom spoken. The capacity for obfuscation is an essential weapon in every elected officials professional arsenal. Politicians like to be unclear about some things because to take a stand can be divisive. Since re-election is a politicians stock-in-trade, the fear that a significant number of current or would-be constituents might be offended by a given perspective invites rhetorical caution in the savvy solon. Yet even the most innocuous of public servants sometimes has to decide about difficult things. To be a statesman consistently, one must have an ample quantity of moral courage and the wisdom to know when to act boldly. Thus, given that few politicians have the insight and intestinal fortitude to behave in a statesmanlike way, we can anticipate that necessary change will be at best incremental. And, despite our protestations, we want it that way. We want governments benefits without its costs. We want its protections without its intrusions. We want its presence in our perceived need and its exclusion in our perceived abundance. We are kidding ourselves, which is to say we are human. We resent it when policymakers, speaking to us like adults, offer necessary and painful choices about policy priorities. Thats why we have long lived in an era of self-delusion and rewarded those who have given it to us. We cannot abort our progeny and anticipate economic growth. We cannot experience liberty, in its fullness, if we disavow a willingness to fail. We cannot corrode the family unit through divorce, cohabitation, promiscuity and homosexual unions and say we care about our childrens future. We cannot sustain massive and growing entitlement programs with a shrinking workforce and an expanding pool of beneficiaries. We cannot maintain an adequate national defense if the Pentagon budget is more devoted to retiree health care, among other things, than leading-edge military systems and technologies. We cannot secularize our society without destroying the unspoken Judeo-Christian moral consensus that always has been the firm foundation of our republic. And as the Psalmist asked, If the foundations are destroyed, GUEST COLUMN About making the hard choices PLEASESEECHOICES, PAGE10 Friday, Jan. 20: Shrimp/Fish dinner baked or fried, Moose Idol Karaoke competition, all starts at 5 p.m. Best talent in Ocala with Randy Stanley. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 25 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in This recent column headline caught our eye: Its not time to abandon the conservative message. Which conservative message? The column said Republicans lack enthusiasm for their presidential candidates and independent voters are confused little wonder. Liberalism has the edge with voters because its easier to understand. Its cradle-to-grave nanny-care, which Washington calls essential services with no cost limitations. Conservatism, on the other hand comes in long lists of highsounding principles, centered on endless repetition of two vaguely defined, flag-waving words: liberty and freedom. Conservatives try to be better understood by espousing core values. One list suggests conservatives have core values on immigration, the Supreme Court, abortion, Islamic terrorism, taxes, religion, government, gun control, the nature of humans, multiculturalism, and climate change. Thats a lot of core. In addition to core values conservatives have a penchant for solutions which are marketbased, smaller, and lower. For instance: cost of government would be lower if it were smaller and market-based. Sounds sensible, but its just vague conservative lingo. If Republicans hope to defeat the current occupant of the White House, who achieved that high office with a one-word campaign (change) they need to abandon their muddled messages. This years Republican candidate will be running against a politically savvy incumbent president with a three-word campaign slogan: do-nothing Congress. It worked for unpopular President Harry Truman in 1948, when his public approval was only 36 percent. Republicans will not recapture the White House with a campaign based on social conwww.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, January 20, 2012 Lets say youre a Michele Bachmann or a John Huntsman fan, you want one of them to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012. Youre looking forward to voting for one of them in the Florida presidential primary on Jan. 31. But wait. Theres a problem. They dropped out of the presidential race after the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary because of a low finish. So, in effect, the few voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have disenfranchised you as a voter in Florida. Iowa and New Hampshire are forcing their way upon other states when it comes to the primary. Now admittedly, its highly unlikely that there were too many Hunstman or Bachmann supporters wandering around Florida. But its the principle of the thing should the people in Iowa and New Hampshire be telling you who to vote for. All this came to mind this week with a story that the Republican National Committee is punishing Florida for having an early primary, or at least a panel wants it to do that. The group wants to cut the number of Florida delegates in half, and is evidently relegating the Florida delegation to some less than desirable hotels at the convention site. And where is the convention? Why, its in Tampa, which the last time I looked was still in Florida. You ask why the delegates cant just drive in to the Tampa Bay Times Forum (it used to be the St. Pete Times Forum, but the newspaper changed its name) from home on the day of the convention. Sorry, but there are rules that require the delegates to stay in a designated hotel. So even if a delegate lives a couple of miles from the downtown convention site in Tampa, he has to stay in the hotel. Oh yes. If the sanctions are approved, the Florida delegates will also lose some floor space and possibly some VIP passes. Goodness, whats this world coming to? A cut in VIP passes? And what is a less than desirable hotel? Whats less desirable for them may be more than enough for the delegates. I once stayed in a very nice motel out on Dale Mabry near the stadium. Of course, it didnt have room service or an in-room bar, but I can live without those things. Many delegates at both conventions evidently cant. Ive advocated this before why cant we have just one national primary day to let the voters decide (what a concept!) who the nominees will be? Then we could do away with these wild parties, otherwise known as conventions, and states like Iowa and New Hampshire would not have a disproportionate influence on the choice of a candidate. That will probably never happen. There are too many back room decisions to be made by both parties to give up these events. Just make sure you stay away from the Tampa area the week of Aug. 27. There will be a big convention there, and lots of crowds, but I just thought of something. Isnt that the heart of hurricane season?Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at 352-854-3986 or at editor@smcitizen.com. PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANREGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOSTEDITOR: JIM CLARK Citizen The opinions expressed in South Marion Citizen 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 letters to the editor and guest columns.Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 854-3986.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributions are printed.Letters longer than 550 words may be regarded as columns and printed on a space-available basis, and writers will be limited to one contribution per week. The deadline is one week prior to each Fridays issue.Send letters to: The South Marion Citizen Editor, 8810 S.W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. Public radio listeners laugh about driveway moments when youve arrived at your destination but sit there with the car radio on, so engrossed in the story youre unable to tear yourself away. There just arent many similar stories about commercial radio. Public radio and public TV, as well offers the type of quality, in-depth programming unavailable elsewhere. That focus on content is due in part to its public-private support format. At the national level, there is ongoing discussion about de-funding public broadcasting. In Florida, after more than 30 years, its now a reality: in 2011 Gov. Rick Scott vetoed almost $4.8 million in state funding approved by the Legislature for public radio and TV stations. Stations budgets have long included other funding sources, but not sufficient to make up the loss without changes to format, services or structure. They include listener/viewer memberships, corporate and foundation grants, university affiliations, and underwriting fees. Underwriting is similar to commercial broadcastings advertising, but Federal Communications Commission rules prohibit mentioning prices, offering inducements to buy, issuing calls to action or making qualitative claims. Underwriting is intended to identify supporters, not specifically to promote companies, products or services. There are several sides to this, of course. National Public Radio, for example, has been accused of bias from both liberal and conservative camps. Government funding also presents a concern for those who are suspicious that the relationship between broadcasters and the governments that help support them is too close, too simpatico. Fair criticisms, all. However, think about societal benefits. Studies by two national, bipartisan polling firms rank the Public Broadcasting System as Americas most trusted institution. Public radio and TV stations offer a living laboratory for university-based journalism students, as well as classroom extensions for both traditional and homebased schooling and enrichment for pre-schoolers. Public stations feature hours of music, theater and artistic programming as well as in-depth discussions on current events and timely topics. After last years action, Florida public radio and TV stations evaluated offerings to see what can be dropped or modified. There have been service changes and layoffs. Certainly its not over yet. So where does this leave us? The state Legislature over time had been reducing funding, and its a good idea for public broadcasting to gradually wean itself from receiving public monies while retaining its service model. But the governors cold-turkey approach could drive some stations out of business. We all should support public broadcasting however we can. That might mean investing in membership (just think: a mere 30 cents for every Floridian would make up the loss). It could be urging your company to become an underwriter. It could be participating in fundraiser golf tournaments or other events that some stations say theyre resorting to this year. And of course, if the state Legislature again includes funding for public broadcasting, as it did last year, you can let Gov. Scott know that you support it.Citrus County ChronicleS UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Public radio, TV need support Why should Iowa and N.H. rule? Jim Flynn Columnist Is conservatism dead, dormant, or delusional? 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Attend the worship service of your choice... Saturday, Feb. 11 Yard sale at CountrysideA yard sale will take place in Founders Hall at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. White elephant, clothing, jewelry, homemade bake sale, tools, toys, small furniture, crafts, books, videos, CDs and much more will be available. For further information, call the church at 352-2374633.Wednesday, Feb. 15 World Has Talent auditions setAuditions for the Circle Square Cultural Centers third annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Active adults age 55+ are invited on stage where the top chosen acts will perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, May 5. The chosen contestants will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit: www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-854-3670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com.Friday, Feb. 17 VFW Ladies plan fashion showThe Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4781 will have their annual Fashion Show on Feb. 17 at noon. The theme is Let Freedom Spring. The luncheon will be prepared by Margie with the help of dedicated members. Lots of gifts have been collected. Marilyn French is the chairperson. For tickets and more information, call Regina at 352873-3631. Tickets are available for tables of eight or more. This is a sellout event. Saturday, Feb. 18 Hospice trail rideHospice of Marion County, Inc. will hold its 12th annual Horses for Hospice Trail Ride on Sat., Feb. 18, on the Central Florida Greenway at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala. This years ride is in memory of Wayne Vaught, former Cross Florida Greenway enthusiast and Trail Ride chairman. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the first ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. Riders travel from as far as Jacksonville and Tampa to spend 2-3 hours on the trail. Following the ride, participants can enjoy lunch by Tommys BBQ, live entertainment by Bordertown, and door prizes. Proceeds from this event will benefit Patient Care Programs. The minimum donation to ride is $30. Wagons are welcome; $30 for driver and $10 per passenger. Horse lovers who are unable to ride may purchase a $10 ticket to enjoy lunch and entertainment. For more information or to register, call 352-854-5218. Sunday, Feb. 19 German American Club eventThe German American Club of Marion County will host a Fasching Party on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Wear a costume, bring beads and join in the fun for $10 per member or $15 per non-member. Music provided by Alpine Express. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Attire is either a costume or dressy casual. For tickets, call Liz or Joe at 352-732-6368.Ongoing Retirement Communities for InterfaithAre you interested in learning how to organize food drives to help benefit Interfaith Emergency Services for 2012? Call Craig Cotton at 352-351-8297 or Gary Nelson at 352-867-8901. Ocala Palms Food Drive Coordinators will gladly share information on how to organize a food drive the simple and easy way. Give us a call today and help our area homeless, unemployed and hurting families. Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000A6Q9 U nitarian U niversalists 7633 N. Florida Ave. (Route 41)Citrus Springs N a t u r e C o a s t 465-4225 SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 A.M. W HERE REASON & RELIGION M EET GLBT WELCOME What is Unitarian Universalism? Many of our founding fathers were either Unitarians or Universalists. Today, UU is a non-creedal path which allows each person the freedom to search for truth in many ways. While our congregations uphold shared principles, individuals may discern their own beliefs about spiritual and theological issues. Because of the diversity o f beliefs and life styles, our congregation has rich dialogue about many spiritual topics. We are guided by 7 principles which all UUs share, and put into action in our church, our communities and the world. The Nature Coast UnitarianUniversalist Fellowship is a democratic and lay led congregation. All are Welcome. Details on our 7 principles, services and activities are at naturecoastuu.org, College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. John Downing, Pastor Rev. Jeff Rountree, Minister of Worship Rev. Rob Loy, Jr., Student Minister Jason Kaminski, Childrens Minister Trina Loy, Preschool Director Holding Forth the Word of Life...JESUS Sunday Worship Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am 9:30 & 11:00 Sunday School 0009HTA W e dnesday 6:30 PM Children/Student Ministries 6:30 PM Mid-Week Bible Study www.collegeroad.org Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Prayer / Bible Study . . . . . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 0009E2I 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 0009W2W Join us this Sunday at Faith Presbyterian Church, as we worship our great God together! Why should you visit Faith Presbyterian Church? You will be greeted by a small but very dedicated group of believers. You will experience worship that is reverent (traditional), and Christ centered You will hear expository Bible preaching that will strengthen your faith. Sunday School 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. 415 NE 41 Ave. (7th Day Adventist Church) in Ocala www.faithocala.org (352) 216-0968 Pastor Greg Hoadley & his wife Stella Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W State Road 200 1 3 / 4 Miles W e st of I-75 W o rship Service 8:00 & 1 1:00 AM Bible Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Pastor Joe Adams 237-2233 Sharing the Joy of Jesus Christ! 0009HUU 000A923 352-861-6182 www .ccomc.org S UNDAY S ERVICES Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am W EEKLY A CTIVITIES Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm S ENIOR P ASTOR D AVID B ELLOWS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala, Fl 34476 F EED your soul, S AVOR the richness of J EWISH tradition, Q UENCH your thirst for knowledge & wisdom, T ASTE the flavors of Jewish culture, B E W ELCOMED A S A F AMILY Worship Education Social Action Cemetery Social Choir Sisterhood 000A932 Imagine a place where you can TEMPLE BETH SHALOM is all this and more Erev Shabbat Services Fridays, 8 pm 1109 NE 8th Ave., Ocala, FL www.jewishocala.org Fostering Jewish life in Marion County 854-6446 T emple Beth Shalom of Ocala Reservations for FREE bus 873-3995 1 1251 S.W Highway 484 (1.3 Miles W e st of State Road 200) 352-465-7272 Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Healing Thursday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Rosary Weekday Groups: Mon, Wed & Fri Noon AA Tues. 6:30pm Cub Scout Pack 508 2nd Sat 8am Fellowship Breakfast at IHOP Episcopal Episcopal Church Church of the Advent of the Advent 0009WYI adventepiscopal.net 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www .ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103 rd St Pi ne R un OTOW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for Y o u... No matter what your age is, no matter wher e Y ou come fr om, no matter who you ar e, Ther e is a place for you at Ocala W e st UMC T r aditional W orship 8:00 & 1 1:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. Childr en & Y outh Ministries 0009CPI Rev Alan Jef ferson 000AB1A First Congregational United Church of Christ F irs t Congr eg a tional United Chur ch of Chris t A Pr ogr essiv e Community of F aith in the Hear t of Centr al Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didn t reject people. Neither do we. 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000A92N 7768 SW Hwy 200 (352) 237-4633 www .cpcocala.or g W elcome to Countr yside Presbyterian Chur ch (USA) Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Sunday W orship 10:30 am T uesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Nurser y A vailable Pastor Gar y O. Marshall Y our Spiritual Home 0009ENS 4800 SW 20th St Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-5611 www.bereanbaptist.net Ber ean Bapt ist Church Independent F undament al Dr Mike Patton Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45am Sunday Worship 10:45am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm Assistive Listening System Nursery pr ovided for all services Thomas Markham, Pastor Phone: 352-237-6950 EVER YONE WELCOME CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY SER VICES 9644 SW HWY 484, Ocala (Near St. Rd. 200) Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sun. Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sun. Evening Service 6:00 p.m. W ednesday 7:00 p.m. 0009HCI Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embar qmail.com Edward Holloway Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Pr ovided 000A92B Sunday Worship 8:15 am & 11:00 am Wednesday Evening Worship 6:45 pm German Language Worship 1st. Sunday of each month 3:00 pm Phone (352) 861-9080 Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Monday Morning Christians JOIN US IN WORSHIP 9045 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 0009HW2 Bible Studies W e dnesday 7:00 p.m. Minister Anthony Smith Conservative Bible Teaching Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10 AM ongoing series on the Life of Jesus Christ Community Church 000A9G1 861-7716 Harley Towler, Pastor Graduate of Moody Bible Institute Located one mile west of State Road 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) 9524 S.W 105th St., Ocala 237-2640 S unday Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7p.m. Y outh Alive 7p.m. Randall Br own Pastor Friendship B aptist Church A Place of New Spiritual Beginnings 0009HPG W esleyan-Holiness T radition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE T eaching the Bible as Gods W ord to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Children s Bible Quizzing 6:00 P M. W e dnesday Evenings Adult Bible Study . . . . . 6:00 P M. Pastor Curt Dowling 5884 SW 60th A ve. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www .ocalawestnaz.org 000A3PK S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECT OR Y A SK FOR M ICHEL N OR THSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... Wor ship Call t o 711195 71 1 195 000A9L2 O P E N I N G F E B 3 2 0 1 2 is r elocating from Jasmine Plaza location to 7763 SW Hwy. 200 (2 miles west) 352-854-5654 SIT-N-PRETTY Pet Grooming 000A9O8 Mane Event Hair Salon A Full Service Hair Salon 854-5969 8720 S.W State Road 200 #1 Dillen Plaza MASSAGE BY APPOINTMENT J o h n & B r e n d a H a y n e s 2 3 7 4 3 4 3 o r 8 9 5 3 0 2 7 L o r i K o v a l e n k o 5 0 2 0 6 0 2 00091SZ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTL Y OWNED AND OPERA TED Proud T o Be Y our Neighborhood Realtor O P E N 7 D A Y S 0009B5C 000ABJB M a r g a r e t O r l a n d o 2 3 7 4 3 4 3 M a r y e l l e n C o t t e n 2 6 6 4 8 4 9 D a w n & B o b P e r i n c h i e f 5 7 2 6 1 1 9 B i l l A k e r 2 9 9 4 5 7 1 J i m M c I n t y r e 3 6 2 0 7 8 8 L y n n e K a m p f 2 0 9 8 9 1 4 S t e v e R u d m i n a s 8 7 5 8 3 1 0 ERA BIG SUN REALTY ERA BIG SUN REAL TY bigsunrealty .com see our website for virtual tours 7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1800-229-2943 ~ T oll-Free, (352) 237-4343 LOCA TED ACROSS FROM HWY 200 LOWES VER Y NICE END UNIT VILLA 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage. V inyl simulated wood flooring in kitchen, family room, great la nai with vinyl windows & screens. MLS#366878/BA/SCH . . . . . . . $78,900 ELEGANT 3/3/2, 2321 sq. ft., in Oak Run. Parquet and tile floors throughout, on a cul-de sac. Tiled Lshaped lanai, overlooking dense woods. MLS#341586/SR/GIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $195,900 ELEGANT HOME ON CORNER LOT Many upgrades, appliances, ceiling fans, tile floors thru-out home. 3/2/2 with split plan, formal living room, dining room. Large kitchen overlooking family room with gas fireplace, laundry room, open patio, 2 sheds. Move-in condition! MLS#365518/LBK/BRO . . . . . . . . . $123,500 CLEAN, 2/2/1.5 home with newer A/C water heater, washer and dryer A ll appliances convey F reshly painted and located on lot that borders with wooded area MOVE-IN READY! MLS#365706/JM/KRE . . . . $72,000 NICE END-UNIT VILLA offering 2/2/2 with Florida room under heat & air plus screen porch. Fireplace in family room. Master bath has been totally renovated. Handicap accessible. T ile flooring in both baths, family room, kitchen and Florida room. MLS#367121/BH/WIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $54,500 THIS 2/2/2 HOME FEA TURES FRONT PORCH finished F lorida rm. W/H&A dining area, all appliances inc. washer and dryer N ewly painted inside. irrigation syst., newer architectural shingles. MLS#361679/JH/TRO . . $59,900 PLEASE PRESENT THIS AD T O GUARD A T GA TE OPEN HOUSE 14813 SW 1 12 CIRCLE For more information, go to www .bigsunrealty .com, click on Open Houses NICE 2/2/2 HOME on golf course, F lorida room under heat/air with access to master bedroom, dining room R oom-split bedroom plan, lots of closets and storage MLS#362288/BA/ZAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $109,900 14813 SW 112 CIRCLE DIRECTIONS: SW SR 200 to main entrance Spruce Creek Preserves, SW 136 Pl. to end R/T SW 112 Cir Home on right Come join ERA Big Sun Realty for this tour of 9 homes! Hwy 200 W est to Right at On T op of the W orld main entrance Pick up details & a map at the ERA Big Sun Realty Office, OR at our website at www .bigsunrealty .com OR at any of the open houses 12:00 1:00 MLS# 358658 10066 SW 91st Place $105,000 12:00 12:45 MLS# 367754 8500-A SW 93rd Lane $39,500 12:15 1:00 MLS# 368674 8885-C SW 95th Street $29,000 NINE On Top of the World Open Houses!! Sunday 1/22/12 Please note the times! 12:15 1:15 MLS# 364699 8873-B SW 95th Street $39,900 1:00 1:45 MLS# 367883 8710-B SW 96th Street $41,900 1:15 2:00 MLS# 368610 9077-D SW 82nd T errace $52,500 1:45 2:45 MLS# 356379 8633-E SW 92nd Street $74,900 1:30 3:15 MLS# 367832 8951-A SW 97th Street $57,500 2:00 2:45 MLS# 357240 8950-B SW 97th Street $55,900 OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD SUN COUNTRY ON TOP OF THE WORLD ON TOP OF THE WORLD PALM CAY OP EN SUNDAY 1:00PM 3:00PM SPRUCE CREEK PRES ER VES PENDING 000AB90 F or P eac e of M ind Each Of fice is Independently Owned and Operated CALL MICHAEL PEA CE REAL T OR (352) 789-3518 C ell (352) 854-9717 O ffic e (352) 547-2857 E-F ax mpeac e@ellisonr ealt y .c om www.ellisonrealty.com/michaelpeace ELLISON REAL T Y INC. 7621 SW Hw y 200 O c ala, FL 34476

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com now have another pianist to help fill in; Jean Munsing from OTOW. New gigs from Emeritus Assisted Living, The Bridge, Memory Lane and Hawthorne Village are anticipated. Linda reports that, Our biggest asset last year and continuing on this year is our Disc Master, Rich Becotte, who without fail has been faithfully supporting us with music accompaniment at practice and at our performances. She adds further, He has angel wings which have served the Songbirds so very well. We so appreciate you Rich! A side note, Marrieta and Ferdie won second place in a singing contest on their cruise. For more information contact: Linda Sisto; (352) 694-4749.Ladies luncheonRoy Mitchell, from SECO, was our guest speaker at the Jan. 11 Ladies Luncheon. Roy gave a wonderful and informative presentation to the 15 ladies in attendance about energy saving tips for our homes. He fielded lots of good questions from the audience. The birthday cake for January was made by Betty Nelson, our birthday ladies were Joan Bonsell and Claire DiSanto; our door prize winner was Marti Dean and our 50/50 raffle winner was Ann Bardack. OK, ladies of Cherrywood! Be sure to mark your calendar for our next Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 8 at noon. Our guest speaker will be Jennifer from A Flower Haven flower shop. She will be showing us how to put together a lovely centerpiece for Valentines Day. When the centerpiece is completed it will be our door prize. Be sure to bring your favorite recipe to share, your place setting and beverage and come enjoy good food, good friends and conversation, and try your hand at creating a beautiful centerpiece.Accordion ClubCome join in the fun of the Accordion Club on the 4th Wednesday of the month. This months meeting will be Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. All Cherrywood residents are welcome to come and enjoy the music and if you play an instrument or just want more information, call Dick Richards at 352-2085245.Horseback riding tripWe did not wake up to good weather on the day we were scheduled to go riding at Cactus Jacks Trail Rides, so it was decided to re-schedule it for Wednesday, Jan. 25. That means that anyone who missed the deadline for going with us on the 11th will now have an opportunity to join us on the 25th. Just contact Geri to get your name on the list. A note of thanksMarion and Fred would like to thank all their friends and neighbors for their kind thoughts and messages on the recent passing of Marions brother in England.John Everlove is the new correspondent for Cherrywood. Please submit articles to him at ssg6jae@gmail.com. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000AC6X 000A68I 000ABQO8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm Thank Y ou for your business, we strive to make our customers satisfied.Sale on all Trojan Batteries 6-V Power Trans only$4796-V T605only$4998-V T875only$59912-V T1275only$629 HOME OF THE GREA T DEALS We Make Deals! Free Pick-upwithin 10 miles Starting at$4,995COME T AKE A DRIVE!Utility 4x4 Utility 4x4 and gas and gas available available Back seat only $4492012 Club Car COMPLIMENT AR Y SENIOR EST A TE PROTECTION WORKSHOPSEA TING IS LIMITED CALL IN ADV ANCE FOR RESER V A TIONS RESER VE YOUR FREE SEA T TODA Y LUNCH IS PROVIDED!1-800-995-1238Date: W ednesday January 25, 2012 Time: 12:30 P .M. 3:00 P .M. 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BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.comBlood donations, a special presentation, entertainment, and more, make up this weeks OTOW Happenings.Big Red Bus BloodmobileJanuary is almost gone, and it is hoped that one of your New Years resolutions included making a donation of blood this year. Your first opportunity to keep this resolution (or make it now!) is on Monday, Feb. 6. The Big Red Bus will be in the Health and Recreation Building parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Each donor will receive a free movie ticket from Fandango and a free game of bowling from AMF lanes. The Florida Blood Centers is the sole supplier of blood to the hospitals in Marion County. Please donate!Master the PossibilitiesThere will be a presentation entitled, Marion County Sheriffs Department: An Overview of Services at Master the Possibilities Education Center on Monday, Jan. 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Cypress Hall. This is a free event open to the public. Registration is required, so please call 352-854-3699 to register. During the week of Jan. 23 to 27, Master the Possibilities will focus on health and wellness. There are two dozen classes that can help you be healthier in 2012. This is an annual themed week that is one of the most popular events of the year. To see all offerings, go towww.masterthepossibilities.com, where you can register 24/7, or pick up a copy of the catalog at the Center (8415 S.W. 80th St.) or at Freedom Library. Entertainment GroupFrom the stage to the screen and everything in between, the New Dawn Singers present a carefully chosen Branson-style themed show. Flashing lights, glittering costumes, glimmering sets, high energy dance, strong vocals, and attractive smiles all work together to create a fantastic show! Members of the New Dawn Singers take you back to the good ol days of Vaudeville and Ragtime, the Roaring 20s, 40s, the Big Band era, Swing, and the love songs of the 50s and 60s. Join the cast and sing along Disco favorites and the Broadway tunes of your favorite musicals. Not to be overlooked are the many different styles of dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, swing, Irish dance, and hip-hop. The Pennsylvania-based show has a very talented cast. You do not want to miss this show! Attend this event, and you will see why The New Dawn Singers will be making their third appearance. The event takes place on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the H&R Building. Tickets go on sale beginning Jan. 30 and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the H&R Building. Admission is $8 for general tickets and $10 for reserved tickets; four tickets per person is the maximum per purchase and are for residents in all OTOW Communities. Travel ToppersOn Monday, March 19, Travel Toppers is headed to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater to see the allnew musical review Years of Broadway. The show features five stars from the Great White Way and an all-star New York band. The show is in the Adults at Leisure series and includes a delicious box lunch. Reservations can be made beginning Jan. 23; contact Mary Lamp between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. if you plan on attending this event. Kathy Person still has some seats available forFriday, January 20, 2012~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, Jan. 28 Car show scheduledThe Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 145 Marion County will be holding its annual car show Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Market of Marion, 12888 S.E. U.S. Highway 441, Belleview. Admission is free. Car registration is $20. Vendor space available. For information, call 352-236-3069.Rally for Life scheduledRally for Life will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. in front of Ocala City Hall, 151 S.E. Osceola Ave. Parking is available all around the building and in government parking lots. In the past this rally was held on the Square, but this year has been moved to City Hall. Keynote Speakers will be Sisters of Life from New York, on the The Dignity of the Human Person and Building a Culture of Life.Sunday, Jan. 29 Joy night at Christs ChurchJoin other Ocala area churches for an evening of traditional and contemporary music and worship through congregational singing of praise songs, solos and ensembles. Coffee and cookies follows. Everyone is invited. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th Street, off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org.Tuesday, Jan. 31 Huge yard saleTemple Bnai Darom will have a huge yard sale on Jan. 31 starting at 8 a.m. The sale will be at 49 Banyan Course, Ocala.Thursday, Feb. 2 Concert at Ocala WestThe Collingsworth Family Singers will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 p. m. Enjoy an evening of family worship, piano, and praise. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. For more information, call 352-854-9550.WOW Singles to meetWOW Singles will meet at the following locations. There are no dues. Please call 352-861-9487 or 352-2375842 for more info. Feb. 2, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., El Azteca Mexican Restaurant, 4011 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Feb. 16, Thursday, 12:30 p.m., Horse and Hound, 6998 N. U.S. Highway 27.Friday, Feb. 3 Sheriffs Office sells ribs for United WayMarion County Sheriffs Office is holding its annual United Way Super Bowl Rib Sale on Friday, Feb. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $15 per slab and can be picked up at the Sheriffs complex at 692 N.W. 30th Ave. in Ocala. Delivery is also available. For tickets and more information call Judge Cochran at 352-368-3594 or Jennifer Lowe at 352-368-3598. Saturday, Feb. 4 An afternoon at Capones Join members from First Congregation United Church of Christ on Saturday, Feb. 4 for lunch and show at Capones of Kissimmee. Price includes bus transportation, buffet lunch, gratuities, and a Broadway style song, dance and comedy revue, set in 1930s Chicago. Cost is $60 per person, $45 for children under 12. For more information and tickets, 352-873-3377.Willie Nelson at Circle SquareMusic icon and winner of 25 Grammy, CMA and American Music Awards Willie Nelson comes to the Circle Square Cultural Center! Willies popular hits such as Mama Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, On The Road Again, Always On My Mind and many more classics are ageless songs that span generations. With his brilliant 6 decade career that speaks volumes of his musics relevance and performance power, the 75 year old Willie Nelson continues to sell out venues all over the world! Dont miss the legendary Willie Nelson live in concert on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, located at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information on the 2012 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Thursday, Feb. 9 Palm Cay GOP to meetOn Feb. 9, the Palm Cay Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at the Oasis Club in Palm Cay. The speakers for February are Carol Ely, who is running for School Board; George Tomyn, who is a candidate for Superintendent of Schools for Marion County; Dana Couchen, who is running for County Commissioner from Dist. 5; and George Albright, who is running for County Tax Collector. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the meeting with lots of time to ask questions of the guests. For more information please contact James Pettus, 3523-438-9662Friday, Feb. 10 Casino trip offered as fundraiserThe Ocala 200 Lions Club will be sponsoring a fundraiser to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa on Friday, Feb. 10. Cost is $30 per person. Trip includes round-trip transportation and $30 return for free play and lunch vouchers. Gaming tables are available More calendar on Page 7 Big Red Bus for blood donations to be in OTOW on Feb. 6 PLEASESEEOTOW PAGE29 OTOW HAPPENINGS 000A60N 352-362-8527 or 352-291-1213 Free estimates Lawn Service by Steven LAWN SERVICE MOWING, RAKING, FIELDS Vacant Lots, Mulch, Bush Trimming and more! 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MAKE OFFER Frame built, Georgetown 2 model, 2/2/2, 1,714 sq. ft., newer roof and A/C FL room under heat and air. 196 sq. ft. screen roof off of Florida room. $103,500 MLS#365229 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 NEWER ROOF & A/C FOR ONL Y $57,500 2 Bedrm./2 bath/1.5 garage, laminate flooring in all areas except bedrooms. SHORT SALE!!! $57,500 MLS#340924 Pat Stimmel 895-5160 DIAL-A-PRO For Y our Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 71 1 189

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Friday, Jan. 20 Christ Church dinner and a movieEveryone is invited to join the Forever Young group and enjoy a potluck dinner and a movie Letters to Juliet. Bring a covered dish to share during the fellowship time. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off SR 200}, Ocala, 352-861-6162, www.ccomc.org. Saturday, Jan. 21 Mega book sale scheduledA mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue, including used books, CDs, videos and crafts, will be Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala.Scandinavian Club of Marion CountyThe Scandinavian Club of Marion County invites people of Danish, Finish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish decent to join us at our next meeting on Jan. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the ballroom at the Ocala Hilton, 3600 S.W. 36th Ave., in Ocala. The menu will be apple stuffed pork loin with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salad and desert. The entertainment by Honeys School of Dance. The cost is $16 per person. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Payment must be received by Tuesday, Jan. 17. Checks to be made out to Don Clauson and mailed to Don Clauson, 5901 S.W. 86th Place Ocala, FL 34476. For further details call Don Clauson 352 861-1235 or Terry Rasmussen 352 347-8362. Sunday, Jan. 22 Jazz Society offers free musicThe Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, on the fourth Sunday this month, 2 to 5 p.m. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past years. Dancing is encouraged. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Breakfast at the MooseBreakfast is served every Sunday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Eggs any style, choice of meats, potatoes, coffee, juice, toast and much more at a great price! Come before or after church and find out why we are the best kept secret in Southwest Ocala. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of the State Road 200 main entrance of Oak Run. Phone is 352-854-2200.Monday, Jan. 23 Senate candidate to visit VillagesRon McNeil, Republican U.S. Senate candidate, will speak to the Tri-County Tea Party on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd., in The Villages. Singer Todd Herendeen will perform his hit single, My Name is America. McNeil is in the race running for the seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson. McNeil has written a detailed document outlining his American Restoration Plan titled, PainlessRebuilding of American Greatness. This Restoration Plan and his book, Have We Lost Our Minds? can be downloaded free on his campaign website at McNeil2012.com. He is a native Floridian and a resident of Destin.Tuesday, Jan. 24 Gospel music at Joy LutheranJoin us for an evening of praise and worship at Joy Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. with Arizonans Dave Anderson and Kelly Patten. The concerts these men present includes gospel music, old-time Sunday school songs, contemporary Christian music and stories of Gods grace and mercy including The Rescue Story which has been heard by millions of people around the world. A free-will offering will be asked at this event. Joy Lutheran Church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information, call 352-854-4509 ext. 221.Wednesday, Jan. 25 Public bingo at the MooseEvery Wednesday, bingo begins at 12:45 p.m. with opportunities to win big! Try your luck, meet new friends while supporting the Moose and its charity endeavors. Everyone is welcome with a variety of lunch specials. The lodge is at 10411 S.W. 110th St. Phone is 352-854-2200.Friday, Jan. 27 High Twelve Club meetsThe Greater Ocala Masonic High Twelve Club 665 will hold a luncheon and meeting on Friday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Elks Club, 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. The guest speaker will be Dave Schlenker, columnist for the Ocala Star Banner. Following the meeting, we will have a buffet lunch. The cost is $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited. Reservations are required. Telephone Bob Brady at 352-854 9612 for reservations or further information. Saturday, Jan. 28 Moose Golf TournamentTeams are being organized for a golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28, to raise money for the Moose Lodge and its charitable endeavors. A shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. Prizes and awards for all participants followed by a chicken feast. This event is for members, friends and qualified signed up guests. For pricing and more information call Joe Edel at 352-2371485.Camellia show scheduledThe Ocala Camellia Society will present its annual camellia show on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Pioneer Garden Club, 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., in Ocala. Admission to the camellia show is free, and there is plenty of free parking. The Annual Ocala Camellia Society Camellia Show features award-winning blooms from across the southeastern United States. On Jan. 28, you are invited to enter blooms from 7 to 10 a.m. Judging will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 or 1 p.m. The public is invited to view the show from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Camellia plants will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, or until supply runs out. For more information, please call 352-595-3365 or visit www.americancamellias.org and look for the Ocala Camellia Society web page. Friday, January 20, 2012~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986CONTACT INFORMATION(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-9277 8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 103, Ocala, FL 34481 EditorJim Clark Circulation Barbara Jaggers Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile General Manager John Provost Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Deadline for classified ads :Deadline for display advertising : Tuesday 4 p.m. before publicationMonday 5 p.m. before publication READER SERVICES I want to get news in the Citizen.Call editor Jim Clark at 352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to editor@smcitizen.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos may be left at the Citizenoffice in Kingsland Plaza. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Member of the Community Papers of Florida Community calendar the In the Mood show at the Peabody Theater in Daytona Beach. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18. This outstanding show was recently added to Travel Toppers offerings after the groups brochure was printed. The music is from an era of great music, and readers are asked to tell their friends about this additional trip.OTOW Bowling League MembersMost of our bowlers finished 2011 with enthusiasm and performance, and members wish each and every bowler out there the best for 2012. The year 2011 saw a lot of accomplishments worthy of note. Marilyn Vayko finished December with a game 70 pins over her average and 151 pins over her threegame series. Carol Emrick was close behind with 68 and 128 respectively. A look back over the first 15 weeks of bowling revealed 27 bowlers bowling one or more games of 200 or higher; they are: Helen Bailey 208; Art Buecher 213; Barbara Buecher 213; Linda Foreman 205; Rick DAddio 216, 21;, George Difrancisco,213; Bob Geesler, 202; Pete Gorczok, 209 and 221; Dick Hautamen, 224; Norm Hebert, 233; Bill Hull, 200; 203, 214 and 258; Peter Ingwersen,201; Joe Jingco, 211; Linda McIntyre, 205; Georgie Maguire,223; Renato Molas, 202; Lacoste Rivers, 203, 209, 214, 221 and 225; Jerry Roney, 216 and 225; Lynn Shepherd, 203; Rod Shepherd, 213; Hedy Schamal,202; Bill Shampine, 230; Faye Shampine, 203; Judy Shuster, 225; Bill Specht, 202, 212 and 223; Bob Vitale, 227; and Peter Vanarsdale, 207. OTOW Bowling League members are looking forward to an even greater second half of bowling! OTOWCONTINUED FROM PAGE 28 Author Joan Jean McCarthy. Author Joan Jean McCarthy has published her autobiography. McCarthy was born in New York City on Nov. 30, 1952, and raised in the suburbs of Rockland County, Nanuet, New York, since she was 2 years old. She worked for Sylvan Lake Telephone Company as a customer service representative in Hopewell Junction, New York. She also worked at Hamilton Watch Corp. as a secretary in the Research Department in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her father, William Anthony McCarthy, worked as a manager at Westinghouse Corp. in New York. Her mother, Joan Mary McCarthy, worked for Grand Union, a grocery chain, as a manager for the Dairy Department. When her parents retired, she moved to Ocala with her parents in 1985. She now works in customer service at Bealls on State Road 200. In 2011, she decided to publish her autobiography titled Cherish Memories, which to her was a remembering experience for her from infancy to the present; to remember all her defeats and accomplishments in her personal lifetime; to remember all her family relatives that had passed away, and those who are among the living still. It is not until a person accomplished their autobiography when a persons life can be fully and clearly focused to the best of their ability, she wrote. Local woman publishes her autobiography Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com R AMUNNO L AW F IRM P A Lor enzo Ramunno, Esq. Member of Florida Bar and New Y ork Bar W ills and Estate Planning Pr obate Law T r usts and T r ust Administration Real Estate Contracts Powers of Attorney Pr e-Marital Agr eements W e of fer free consultations for Estate Planning Serving clients in Florida for 23 years. 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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10 WORDS $8.20 + 44 A WORD (Includes Online) = TOT AL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 000A7N7 Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid drivers license. Possess proof of liability insurance.Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. OWN YOUR OWN BUSINESS Email: mgaouette@chronicleonline.com or bring resume to: 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River There are immediate opportunities for independent contractors to manage and grow single copy newspaper routes in Citrus and Marion Counties T odays Ne w Ads COMPLETE HOUSE FULLFurniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Lo s t Lost Ipod Touch, on 1/11 in Kangaroo Gas Station at C39 and 200,please call, my daughter is heartbroken, this was her Christmas, REWARD!! (352) 400-0766 M edical Licensed Risk Manager The Centers is seeking a Florida Licensed Risk Manager (HCRM) to maintain compliance with governing standards & regulations (ie: OSHA, AHCA, EPA, FL standards, & more). This position coordinates and oversees the safety program & trainings, participates in committees for environment of care & infection control, FMLA, workers comp, incident & investigative reporting, risk assessment, and emergency preparedness. On-call required. Please SubmitSalary 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 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 M edical Residential SA T ech Pool The Centersis seeking Residential Substance Abuse Techs -Pool (as needed) for our Citrus County Adolescent Residential program in Lecanto, FL. Duties focus on reducing or minimizing the effects of substance abuse, a 12-Step recovery process, assisting the professional staff in the assurance of quality client care & transporting clients. Exp with troubled adolescents reqd. Must be available for shift work & weekends. Background screenings reqd. Pool is $9.25 -$9.75 hr plus 10% shift diff for 2nd/3rd shifts. 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 Sales Help Account RepsCompetitive Pay & Bonus Structure Training Provided Advancement Opportunities $2,000 Commitment Bonus Career minded and clean business appearance a must! Call 352.436.4460 and ask for Janice Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEWCAREER?2 W eek Courses! NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. EKG $475. ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300.taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 Appliances UpRIght Freezer 11.7 cu/ft $95. (352) 237-8533 Auctions 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventur e Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit, 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION W ater fr ont Home & Contents 6330 N. Shor ewood Drive, Her nando Pr ev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus tr ees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL EST A TE AUCTION 630 W W ild Pine Cir cle Beverly Hills Pr ev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside V illage V illa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings, fr eshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. A ve. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Gara ge/ Y ard Sales COMPLETE HOUSE FULLFurniture, household items, lamps, TVs, wall hangings, patio furn., lots of tools, ladders and MORE. 352-854-0751 to see. Clothing 3 pair Jeans Jr Miss Brand New, tags $5.ea (352)873-0953 General A-1 BUYER!Old Costume Jewelry, Items of Value, Antiques, Fishing Mens Watches, Guns352-344-3809 For Sale, Good used western saddle $ 85.00, 352-873-6033 General LOOSE WEIGHT GAIN ENERGYScientifically Based nutritional Program for weight management, stress relief and energy increase Call (352) 291-1943 for a free Consultation visit http:\\PhilipConnie.gr ateshapetoday.com W anted to Buy Ca$h for Old Stuf fJewelry, Military, Knives, Toys, Tools, Magazines, Coins & Iron SkilletsCall for Info(352) 237-2478 or (352) 682-6003 GUNS WANTEDCollector will Pay fair prices for your Unwanted Fir e Arms(352) 873-7587 W ANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Ar ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 P ets DOG Buddy is a 4 year old brindle bulldog mix. Hes well behaved, knows basic commands, very gentle, and lovable. Hes looking for a forever home. He has all shots and is neutered and micro-chipped. Call 352-270-8512 Sale or Rent CR YST AL RIVER2/1 on land, remodeled rent $600. long or short Sell $54K OBO (352) 307-4564 Rent: Houses Unfurnished 55+ SPRUCE CREEK NORTH2 Bd/2Ba/2 car garage excel. cond. scrn. lanai Immed. occupancy $650 mo. Includes ammenities (352) 266-0516. Real Es t ate F or Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real est ate advertising in this newsp aper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limit ation or discrimination based on race, color religion, sex, handicap, familial st atus or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limit ation or discrimination. Familial st atus includes children under the age of 18 living with p arent s or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newsp aper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real est ate which is in violation of the law Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newsp aper are available on an equal opportunity basis. T o complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing imp aired is 1-800-927-9275. On T op Of The W orld FOR SALE BY HOMEOWNER2/2/1 End V illa. Lots of extras. $70,500 Check list #ORL27190 BuyOwner .com352-861-5666 Inv erness Homes FOR SALE OR LEASE2/2/1, enclosed por ch, Central Heat and Air All Kitchen Appliances $95.K (352) 742-2770 Inv erness Homes Have it all! Inverness Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills!), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $209,900. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com LET USWORK FORYOU!CA L L TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 4 0 3Sout h Marion Ci t izenClassif ieds Ge t R esult s! Inv erness Homes Have it all! Inverness Over Flowing With Value!!! Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value miniumn $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $212,500. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com Homosa ssa Homes Riverhaven V illage, Homosassa, FL GREA T LOCA TION, GREA T HOUSE, GREA T NEIGHBORHOOD! 2147 sf, 3/2 + lr/dr comb, den, sunroom, inside laundry all appliances. blt. by Rusaw in 1989, well maint ained, upgrades, move in ready Asking $160,000 all offers considered. Realtors 3% See visual tour: www .visualtour .com/sho w .asp?t=2656780&prt=10 003&sk=13 Frank or Helen Harris, 352-628-1434 email: hharris3 @t amp abay .rr .com Dunnellon Somebody else wants it!Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 40 3Got something special you no longer use? 10 ACRES w/2 Housesone block, one doublewide. $175K 352-854-5564 352-465-2159 Recreation Vehicles Infinity 99 M/Homeby 4 W inds, 35 T riton V-10 gas, 44K mis. front rear a/c, Onan Gen. back up camera, leveling jacks, TV fully equipped incl tow bars & hitch + brks buddy, assisted for tow vech. all manuals for coach & appls. NON Smoker incls hoses, sewer & electric hook-ups, 7 new NEW Goodyear tires, See at Oak Bend V illage Route 40 W Dunnellon call for tour (352) 465-6335 W as $22,500 Now $19,750 V ehicles W anted WE BUY ANY VEHICLEPer fect Cond or not .Titled,no title, no pr oblem. Paying up to$25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Cars CAMR Y2001, LE 67k miles Good Condition $11,000 Clear T itle (352)854-2642 T rucks NISSAN, Shortbed Pickup Truck, blue, good cond. $2,000 (352) 861-6181 Care F or the Elderly MOBILE HAIR CAREFULL SER VICE IN YOUR HOME LICENSED BEAUTICIAN/CNA WILL SER VICE THE HOME BOUND AND ELDERL Y CALL CA THY (352) 237-3347 Handyman StevesHandymanService(352) 854-4927Steve Zrowka000A652 LET US WORKFOR YOU!C A LL TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 4 0 3SOU TH MARIONCITIZENCL A SSIFIEDSGET RESUL T S! Additionally, The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa and On Top of the World certified fitness instructors will offer a variety of exercise demonstrations throughout the day. Participate in the ZUMBA Fitness Jam on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; a donation of $5 per person will go towards the March of Dimes. The Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St. For more information, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.co m or call 352-854-3670. EXPOCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 tion costs as it has in the past based on a four-day schedule, reducing the original $4.2 million savings estimate by $1.8 million. At this point, no one knows for certain what the final budget outcome will be based on legislative action. The town hall meetings were scheduled at eight schools throughout Marion County to share budget history information, steps the School Board and district have taken over the last five years to cut over $51 million from the operating budget, and alternatives to the four-day week. Community members still have ample opportunity to present their budget-cutting ideas at twice-monthly School Board meetings and work sessions. The four-day week, originally approved 4-1 by the Marion County School Board last June, was to start this August. That plan could very well change based on future school board decisions. MEETINGSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 On Jan. 10, the Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest donated $1,000 to the CF Foundation to fund scholarships at the College of Central Florida Nursing School. Joan Stearns, the vice president for Institutional Advancement at the CF Foundation, announced that the Rotary Club has contributed a total of $9,000. The clubs Rotarians are proud of their impact on the local community as well as their contributions to international projects such as polio eradication. The funds for the nursing scholarships were raised during the semiannual Ribathon when the Rotary Club sold racks of delectable baby back ribs that had been dry rubbed with a top secret recipe and then cooked to perfection. The next Ribathon is scheduled for May 5, in front of the Bank of the Ozarks on State Road 200. The Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest meets on Tuesdays at 7:45 a.m. in Suite 240 of the West Marion Community Hospital Doctors Office Building. The club invites those people, who live or work locally, to enjoy a complimentary breakfast while experiencing a Rotary meeting and learning about this great service organization. Pictured from left to right are Rotary President Herb Silverman, Student Nursing Assn. President Victoria LaRocco, Student Nursing Assn. Vice President ErReal Peterson, and CF Foundation Vice President for Institutional Advancement Joan Stearns SW Rotary donates to CF nurses The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a change in regulations regarding payments for emergency care provided to eligible veterans in non-VA facilities. This provision helps ensure eligible veterans continue to get the emergency care they need when VA facilities are not available, said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. The new regulation extends VAs authority to pay for emergency care provided to eligible veterans at non-VA facilities until the veterans can be safely transferred to a VA medical facility. More than 100,000 veterans are estimated to be affected by the new rules, at a cost of about $44 million annually. VA operates 121 emergency departments across the country. VA lists changes to emergency payments Ocala Health System, an affiliate of HCA, announces the appointment of P. Allen Golson to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 20. Golson brings more than 26 years of health care experience to his new role in Ocala, having served for the past seven years as Chief Executive Officer of HCAs Coliseum Health System in Macon, Georgia. His prior experience includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Palmyra Medical Center in Albany, Georgia for nearly 10 years. Golson is originally from Prattville, Alabama and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from Southeastern Institute of Technology in Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Fellow of the American College of HealthCare. We are fortunate to bring Allen to Ocala. His experience and civic involvement will be tremendous assets to Ocala Health System, said Michael Joyce, FACHE, President, HCA North Florida Division. This is an exciting time for Ocala Health, and Allen will be instrumental in leading the organization through an expansion and enhancement of programs and services. Ocala Health System encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 70-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and is directly affiliated with the Moffitt Cancer Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services including neurosurgery and cardiac rehab, and among its variety of services. Ocala Healths outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with three locations; a freestanding Wound Center with Hyperbaric Therapy; as well as a Senior Wellness Community Center. New CEO to join Ocala Health System Golson Swinson Chiropractic & T otal Health Center 840-0444 L o c a t e d o n S R 2 0 0 2 m i l e s w e s t o f I 7 5 d i r e c t l y L o c a t e d o n S R 2 0 0 2 m i l e s w e s t o f I 7 5 d i r e c t l y Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly a c r o s s f r o m P u b l i x H e a t h B r o o k C o m m o n s a c r o s s f r o m P u b l i x H e a t h B r o o k C o m m o n s across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Open M-F Sat. by Appt Medicare and most insurance accepted Exam & X-Ray for only $19.95 $110 value Y O U R E V A L U A T I O N I N C L U D E S : C o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h t h e D o c t o r C o m p l e t e Y O U R E V A L U A T I O N I N C L U D E S : C o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h t h e D o c t o r C o m p l e t e YOUR EV ALUA TION INCLUDES : Consultation with the Doctor Complete e x a m i n a t i o n X R a y s ( i f n e c e s s a r y ) R e p o r t o f a l l t h e D o c t o r s f i n d i n g s e x a m i n a t i o n X R a y s ( i f n e c e s s a r y ) R e p o r t o f a l l t h e D o c t o r s f i n d i n g s examination, X-Rays (if necessary), Report of all the Doctor s findings (OUR NO RISK POLICY) The patient & any person responsible for payments, has a right to refuse to pay cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is perfor med as a result of & within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee se rvice examination or treatment. NP only Not valid for PI or WC. May not be applied toward existing accounts. Expires 2/ 17/12. Dr D. L. Swinson Chiropractic Physician Must present at first visit 000AC0J N e c k & B a c k P a i n N e c k & B a c k P a i n Neck & Back Pain S h o u l d e r & A r m P a i n S h o u l d e r & A r m P a i n Shoulder & Arm Pain P i n c h e d N e r v e s / P i n c h e d N e r v e s / Pinched Nerves/ N u m b n e s s N u m b n e s s Numbness M i g r a i n e s / H e a d a c h e s M i g r a i n e s / H e a d a c h e s Migraines/Headaches L o w B a c k & L e g P a i n L o w B a c k & L e g P a i n Low Back & Leg Pain D i s c P r o b l e m s D i s c P r o b l e m s Disc Problems J o i n t P a i n J o i n t P a i n Joint Pain D i z z i n e s s D i z z i n e s s Dizziness A u t o I n j u r i e s A u t o I n j u r i e s Auto Injuries *Massage Therapy A v ailable MM13191 *Decompression Therapy A vailable In Pain? W e Will See Y ou T oda y! School & Sports Physicals J a s m i n e P l a z a 3 5 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6 1 6 0 S W S R 2 0 0 U n i t 1 0 4 O c a l a F l o r i d a 3 4 4 7 6 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 S T O R E H O U R S : T U E S F R I 1 0 5 S A T 1 0 2 ST ORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SA T 10-2 Readers Choice W inner Jewelry Stor e 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Af for dable New & Estate Jewelry 000A6WU All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. All r epairs done on pr emises. B A TTERIES $ 8 00 + tax 000ABMQ Millennium Hair Salon Open Monday thru Saturday W alk-Ins W elcome 1 1 1 0 0 S W 9 3r d C t R d ., N ex t t o I H O P o n 2 0 0 352-237-3676 NOW A CERTIFIED GOLDWELL COLOR SALON With coupon. Expires 1-26-12 With coupon. Expires 1-26-12 Shampoo, Style, Cut $ 19 95 Shampoo, Cut with 7 Highlights $ 39 95 L e t U s H e l p Y o u L o o k Y o u r B e s t ~ New Patients and W alk-ins W elcome ~ ~ No W a it T ime ~ Physical Hypertension Congestive Heart Failure Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Palpitation High Cholesterol Thyroid Conditions Asthma, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis W a lk-In Clinic at Jasmine Park SUNSHINE STATE MEDICAL CLINIC P.A. ON SITE Laboratory X-ray Ultrasound, Bone Screening, Echocardiogram, EKG, 24 Hrs-Holter Monitors, Pulmonary Function Accepting Medicare, BCBS, Cigna, United Healthcare, Aetna, Avmed, Beech Street, Tricare, P.H.C.S. and many more. ( O c a l a L o c a t i o n ) 1 3 1 5 S E 2 5 t h L o o p S u i t e 1 0 4 O c a l a F L 3 6 9 5 4 4 0 ( J a s m i n e P a r k ) 6 0 7 5 S W 7 3 r d S t R d O c a l a F L 3 6 9 5 4 4 0 On Staff At MRMC, ORMC & W est Marion Hospitals Excellent Primary Care Service For Y our Urgent Needs Expertise In Management of: Expertise In Management of: Dr Uday S. Mishra, MD Board Certified Internal Medicine Osteoporosis Osteo-Arthritis Allergic Rhinitis, Allergic Dermatitis Removal of Small Skin Lumps & Lesion Medical Treatment for Overweight Diabetes Mellitus 000A76J 000A76J 000ABNW Pickup & Deliver y Available Vintage Video Transfer 23 Years Experience 352-502-6590 All formats of movie films & transfers to DVDs, audiotapes and records to CDs. S AVE Y OUR F AMILY F ILMS T APES ON DVD

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Friday, January 20, 2012~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Marions Most Wanted David Barlow, 22, felony bench warrant failure to appear arraignment count 2 possession of cannabis; count 3 possession of drug paraphernalia. Lareko Brewer, 30, felony bench warrant for failure to appear status conference count 1 drive while license revoked as habitual offender. Charles Kaegi, 28, felony warrant count 1 grand theft $300 or more but less than $20,000. Jimarr Mason, 19, felony bench warrant for failure to appear pre-trial conference count 1 possession of cocaine; count 2 possession of MDMA ecstasy; count 3 possession of cannabis less than 20 grams; count 4 possession of drug paraphernalia; count 5 resist or obstruct officer without violence. Kimberley Nichols, 45, felony violation of probation grand theft, $300 or more but less than $5,000. Freedom Oakley, 34, felony bench warrant for failure to appear violation of probation hearing count 1 felony worthless check; count 2 through count 9 obtain property with worthless check. Around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Deputy Roy Johnson and Sgt. Joe VanWeelden were sitting at a construction site near the railroad crossing at County Road 326 and Northeast 36th Avenue. The deputies observed a gray Nissan vehicle back down a dirt road off Northeast 36th Avenue and down a four-foot-high dirt embankment. The vehicle became lodged on the railroad tracks. The deputies heard a northbound train approaching and ran to assist the driver, Simon Kubitza, 34, and the passenger, Paula Poissant, 39. The driver and passenger had to be asked several times to get out of the car and off the railroad tracks. Once they were clear from harm, Sgt. Vanweelden got in the drivers seat in an attempt to dislodge the vehicle from the tracks. Deputy Johnson was able to lift and push the vehicle free just as the train passed the location. No one was injured. It appeared that Kubitza and Poissant were intoxicated and did not know where they were or that they had been in extreme danger. Another deputy arrived and performed a field sobriety test on Kubitza, who was ultimately taken to the Marion County Jail and charged with DUI. In another report from the Marion County Sheriffs Office, a counterfeit $20 bill didnt get some juveniles some food at McDonalds. On Jan. 11, a deputy went to the restaurant where a clerk reported a juvenile male with others in his car tried to pay for some food at the drive-in with a bill that failed the counterfeit test. The clerk said she told him it was counterfeit, and he paid for the food, then left, leaving the bill behind. Deputies save couple from oncoming train, but then cars driver is arrested for DUI COP SHOP Firefighters honoredOn Saturday, Jan. 14, five members from Ocala Fire Rescue received awards for saving a life. The firefighters were recognized for their professionalism and quick response to a medical emergency in 2011. After arriving on scene, they performed CPR and administered advanced life saving procedures which resulted in the citizen being successfully resuscitated. The patient was later discharged from the hospital. Shown receiving the award are Fire Equipment Operator Gary Hamilton, Firefighter Alex Sada and Firefighter Michael Lipphardt. Also honored but not present for the photo were Capt. Marvin Davis and Firefighter Ken Thomas Sr. B UYING S CRAP G OLD A NY I TEM A NY C ONDITION 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K Old Wedding Bands, Class Rings, Broken Chain, Old Gold Watches, White Gold, Unmarked Gold, Industrial Gold, Dental Gold, Old Mountings B UYING P LATINUM Platinum Wire, Thermalcuple, Industrial, Jewelry, Crucibles B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY B UYING C OINS C OIN C OLLECTIONS P APER M ONEY Silver Coins 1964 or Before... 10 S ILVER C OINS G OLD C OINS 6333 SW SR200 B ETWEEN Q UEEN OF P EACE C HURCH AND F LOWERS B AKERY 854-6622 A Trusted Place to Sell Your Gold & Silver HIGHEST PRICES PAID Buying All Rolex Watches Bring All Wristwatches For Our Offer B UYING R OLEX AND W RISTWATCHES 18K Presidential Submariner Two-Tone Daytona Old Rolexes Mens & Ladies Also Buying: Indian Pennies Buffalo Nickels Proof Sets Mint Sets Commemoratives Large Pennies Blue Books Collectibles 1/2 Pennies 2 Cent Pieces 3 Cent Pieces 20 Cent Pieces S TERLING S ILVER Tea Sets, Bowls, Jewelry, Antique Rounds, Ovals, Emerald, Pears, Marquise, Old Cut Diamonds, Antique Jewelry, Necklaces, Pins, Cocktail Rings, Earrings, Platinum, Emeralds, Sapphires, Rubies Wanted Engagement Rings We Buy All Resaleable Jewelry 000AC1D B UYING D IAMONDS 1/4 CT TO 20 CT D IAMONDS W ANTED 000AAQ8

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BRIEFS Circle Square Health, Wellness Expo SaturdayThe 10th annual Health & Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Circle Square Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and see what Ocala has to offer in the field of health care and learn the latest in medical advances. This is a free event. This years Expo is sponsored by On Top of the World Communities and Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and will feature various services offered by the hospital, including information on heart health, diabetes, stroke, nutrition and more. Representatives from area healthcare related agencies will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions regarding your health. INDEX Bookmark...........................15 Cherrywood......................23 Classifieds`.........................30 Judis Journal.....................13 Marion Landing................16 Oak Run...............................17 OTOW...................................28 Out to Pastor.....................12 Pun Alley.............................14 Puzzles.................................22CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 34 www.smcitizen.com32~ Friday, January 20, 2012 www.smcitizen.com WMBA meets TuesdayThe West Marion Business Association will hold its regular membership meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Southwest District Sheriffs Office on State Road 200. The meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Motorcyclist diesA 20-year-old Ocala motorcyclist died Sunday, Jan. 15, when his bike went off the road, hit a phone box and he was thrown off. Exactly six months to the day of another fatality at the same location, Matthew John Reynolds was driving north on Southwest 60th Avenue near 52nd Street when he went off the right side of the road, according to the Highway Patrol. When the 2008 Yamaha hit the phone box, the driver was thrown off. He was pronounced dead at the scene. On July 15, 2011, Jose Vasquez died when his southbound Mercedes failed to negotiate the curve at 52nd Street, crossed over to the other side and hit a telephone pole. PLEASESEEEXPO, PAGE3 Marion County Commissioner Charlie Stone has filed his papers and publicly announced his candidacy for State Representative in District 22. Stone is the Chairman of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and represents District 5. He was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. As a commissioner, he says he has advocated tirelessly for lower taxes, less regulation, and fiscal restraint. In a news release, Stone says he has also been a leader on economic development issues, working with the chambers of commerce and the economic development commission to bring more and better-paying jobs to Marion County. Stone is a proven conservative and a leader that the people of our community can trust, said fellow County Commissioner Stan McClain. Charlie Stone has been a friend to our small businesses, to our seniors and veterans, and to me personally. I am looking forward to working with him as a State Representative with the same enthusiasm that I worked with him while we have served together on the County Commission. Stone is also a member of the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce and has been a longtime resident and business leader of Marion County. Under the most probable scenarios, the re-districting process will cause a vacancy in the District 22 seat, creating an opportunity for Commissioner Stone to serve in Tallahassee. As a county commissioner, I have fought to keep government lean and taxes low, and we have set the table for a Marion County economic recovery that is ahead of the rest of the state, said Commissioner Stone. As a state representative, I want to take those same principles of fiscal restraint to Tallahassee and work to bring jobs and prosperity back not just to my home area but also the entire state. Floridas best days are just around the corner. Stone Stone to run for state office Banking on a new pet Saturday, Jan. 14, was a happy day for the animals adopted from the Humane Society of Marion County. The Wells Fargo office at the Canopy Oak plaza was kind enough to have the Humane Society bring animals into the lobby for hopeful adoptions. Several dogs were brought in for the public to view and adopt as they did their banking. Fliers were put up around the office in advance telling customers about the upcoming adoption event. The Humane Society is located at 701 N.W. 14th Road in Ocala. Their phone number is 352-873-7387 (PETS) for anyone wishing to contact them about adopting pets. Coach Pete Amaya, Store manager and teller Ricardo Zelaya are shown with a 11 week old American Bulldog named Eclipeo. Daren Maples is bringing a 5 month old Border Collie/Pyrenees mix in from a potty break. This dog will grow up to be a big, loveable pet. Colleen Daly from the Humane Society is holding Jaws, a 17 year old Chihuahua. Story and photos by Mike Roppel Paddock Mall of Ocala will once again host the Ocala Marathon, which also includes a half marathon, a 5K run and a kids marathon, on Jan. 21 and 22. The 5K race, half marathon and marathon will start and end at Paddock Mall. The 5K on Saturday will begin at 7:30 a.m., the Five Points of Life Kids Marathon Ocala begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, the full marathon on Sunday will start at 7 a.m. and the half marathon will start at 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Athletes travel from around the world to test themselves and each other at the 26.2 mile Ocala Marathon, known as one of the nations most scenic races and a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. A runners expo showcasing vendors that cater to runners at all levels of expertise will be held in Paddock Mall Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. Paddock Mall is pleased to welcome the Ocala Marathon back to the mall, said Rosemarie Cefalo, director of mall marketing and new business development, Paddock Mall. As a landmark in Ocala, Paddock Mall is the ideal site to host this prestigious race. Weekend marathons start at mall Superintendent Jim Yancey has cancelled his series of town hall meetings starting later this month about a four-day school week next school year. The reason? A School Board majority wants to reconsider a traditional five-day calendar, making the four-day week a moot point and eliminating the need for the town hall meetings. 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