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Place of Publication: Ocala, Florida
Publication Date: 04-06-2012
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deputy in the Forest district and also worked some in the aviation program. Prior to joining local law enforcement, he was in the U.S. Marines until 1971, and spent three years working at the state prison in Lowell. About a year ago when we were talking about it (retirement), it seemed so far away, Mobley said. Now that its here, I get emotional about it. About his time on the Corridor, he commented, I thoroughly love working out here. You meet so many interesting people. Asked about his best moments, he noted, I loved working in the schools, working with the juveniles. He said that some of the students he had talked to and counseled at North Marion are now deputies. But he decided to end those years in the schools. After 10 years, I wanted to get back in it, he said, referring to what people would consider more normal police work. He laughs a little about some of the incidents, including that of a lady whose new dentures didnt fit right. She was scared to go back to the dentist, he said, so I worked as a mediator. He said some others laugh at him for things like that, but Im kind of old school, taking pride in the work. He noted the local slogan, To protect and serve. Hes done handyman work for some of the elderly. I know it has nothing to do with law enforcement, but I never regret doing any of it. Capt. Jim Burton, supervisor of the Southwest District, said, Any issue, police or not, he always takes the time to talk with people about it. Ive never known him to turn anybody away in need of help, Burton added. Mobley was asked about his most satisfying case, and he immediately started talking about one that kind of got to me. It involved an 89-year-old lady who was basically living on Social Security after her husband died. She had a gold bracelet of his she slept with it. Like many people, she trusted delivery people, especially the man who brought her oxygen. One day he stole the bracelet. That upset me so bad, Mobley said, that he worked hard on the case and discovered the suspect had pawned the bracelet for $500. He made the arrest, but there was still the matter of getting the jewelry back. I remember her crying that she didnt have the $500, but I worked things out through the court system to get it back. Ill never forget the look on her face when I brought her the bracelet. He said that event shows the biggest thing that bothers me, when the elderly get taken advantage of. Thats a lot of what we do out here. Burton noted that everything about him is with family and doing the right thing. Mobley has been honored many times, getting the Sheriffs award for Employee of the Year in 2009, when he was assigned 161 cases and closed 152 of them, more than a 94 percent rate. That same year he won the VFWs award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. In 2004 he won the Eagle Eye award. He recalled giving CPR to an elderly man who had collapsed while riding his bicycle near Mobleys house when the detective was off duty. Outside of law enforcement, one of Mobleys passions is music. He started out young on the drums, went to keyboard and bass guitar and then back to the drums. Along with that came the disc jockey work, which includes playing for some holiday events and weddings. I love my music, he said. He was honored by his fellow employees at Stone Creek Grille last week, and a lot of people showed up. He said they talked about how they look at him as a father figure. His advice to the young deputies is, Youve got to be in it for the long haul. Its got to be in your heart and in your blood to help people. He told them, Dont let financial problems create problems in your family. Always be honest, do the right thing, treat the retired and elderly like its your grandparents, your parents. Its not just all about putting the bad guys in jail. Hes a neat all-around person, Burton said. Im really going to miss him. That feeling is mutual. Mobley said hell miss the job and the people. The Sheriffs Office has been great to me; were a family The interview took place on Tuesday, April 3, meaning Mobley had more than a week left on the job. He said when people asked him why he hasnt cleaned out his office, he says, Im not done yet. If theres one more person I can help, Im going to do it. BRIEFS School candiddates to visit CoalitionThe State Road 200 Coalition will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 9, at the Collins Health Resource Center, Building 300, Suite 303, TimberRidge Medical Park, on Southwest 110th Street off State Road 200 in Ocala. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments available at 12:30. Its an election year, and this meeting will begin the official visits by the candidates of the county to discuss the issues. Mondays meeting is expected to feature School Board candidates and the candidates for school superintendent. The public is invited. INDEX Bookmark...........................20 Cherrywood......................13 Classifieds...........................26 Letters....................................9 Oak Run...............................16 Opinion..................................8 Out to Pastor.....................11 Pun Alley.............................18 Puzzles.................................23 Spruce Creek North`.......27CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 45 www.smcitizen.com28~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY JIM CLARK EditorAn On Top of the World resident has been arrested and charged with various counts of passing a forged or altered instrument after a burglary he allegedly committed, also in OTOW. Glenn Gerard Kuntz, 50, of Southwest 96th Street was arrested on April 3. According to booking records at the Marion County Jail, Kuntz was accused of the following charges: Grand theft more than $300 less than $5,000; grand theft; burglary unoccupied dwelling while unarmed; residential burglary; dealing in stolen property; 28 counts of passing a forged or altered instrument; 28 counts of uttering a forged instrument; 27 counts of forgery of or alterting a public record instrument and 27 counts of forgery. His total bond adds up to more than $60,000. Jail records show he bonded out less than 24 hours after being booked. The case went back to January when Kuntz, known as a local handyman, allegedly did some work for the 82-year-old victim in OTOW, cleaning her garage. She had allowed him to come in to use the rest room, but said she was ill and didnt know whether he went anywhere else in the house. She also said she kept a spare key in the garage. In March, her daughter in Orlando accessed her bank account and discovered several checks paid that her mother did not write. After the two came back to OTOW, they discovered some valuable Hummels and jewelry missing from the house. Detective Greg Spicher accompanied the pair to a local bank, where they accessed the victims account and note the checks that were allegedly fraudulent. An investigation by Spicher found that the Hummels had been pawned at American Pawn, 14 S.W. First Ave., in Ocala. A pawn slip with the thumb print of the suspect was obtained. A pawn slip was also obtained for the jewelry, but the jewelry had been melted down, according to the report, and could not be recovered. Kuntz was arrested in the area of Southwest 92nd Place. Kuntz Suspect accused of burglary at OTOW home PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley points to one of the clippings and photos on his bulletin board hanging in his Southwest District office. Veteran detective will retire at end of next week Ed Mobley known for serving 200 area BY JIM CLARK EditorHes a familiar face in the Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office and along the State Road 200 Corridor. Hes also known for being a disc jockey who plays for various events, including the annual Halloween Party at the Sheriffs substation. Hes also a detective with a strong clearance rate. All that will come to an end next Friday, April 13, when Detective Ed Mobley retires from the Sheriffs Office. Mobley has been with the Marion County department since 1990. He served for 10 years as a school resource officer at North Marion Middle School, then became a road PLEASESEEMOBLEY, PAGE3 Reception for MobleyThe Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office will hold a reception on Wednesday, April 11, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, to honor Det. Ed Mobley, who is retiring two days later. Residents are asked to refrain from burningThe Multi-agency Wildland Task Force met Monday morning to discuss weather conditions. While it has not recommended a burn ban, the task force is encouraging residents to refrain from outdoor burning due to dry conditions. As of Monday, the drought index in Marion County averaged above the danger zone of 500 at 504, with some areas in the county registering as high as 610. Therefore, residents are encouraged to take yard debris to Marion Countys landfill or recycling centers. Over the past month, several brush fires burned in Marion County, two of which consumed more than 250 acres each. With this in mind and with dry weather anticipated for the rest of the month citizens should use extreme caution if they choose to conduct backyard burns. The countys guidelines for safe and legal backyard burning are available online at: http://marioncountyfl.org/FireRescue/b urn_regulation.aspx. Task force members also discussed the poor visibility conditions that may affect motorists driving in the Fort McCoy, Hog Valley and East Highway 40. portions of the county Car show brightens up the Marion County Sheriffs complex The Marion County Sheriffs Office held its annual car show at the sheriffs complex off U.S. 27 last Saturday. Above, left, Ro n Roberts from Oak Run stands next to his red 2006 Corvette Coupe. Above, right, well, you might want to let sleeping cats, big cats, lie in J ack and Donna Valentines 1967 Pontiac GTO. More photos can be found on Pages 22, 24 and 25. PHOTO BY RON RATNER PHOTO BY JIM CLARK PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley sits at his desk at the Southwest District Office. MOBLEYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 000B24Y www.nutechhearing.com Call Now For FREE Hearing Test and Consultation 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Iguess our winter is over. What winter? Hasnt this been beautiful weather? Boy! Are we going to be spoiled! But we are tough and we will brave the on coming hot summer. After all that is what Florida is all about.Feature of the monthThe Board of Directors of Spruce Creek North are a very dedicated group of people hoping to make the community a wonderful place in which to live. They are the feature for this column. Their photos are shown at the bottom right. Norm Simard has been the president for going on seven years. Norm was born in New Hampshire. He and his wife Marge moved to SCN in 1999. Cindy Hutchins has been vice president for six years. She was born in Maine and she and her hubby Bill retired here in 1996. Audrey Martin has been secretary for five years and was born in New York She and her husband Russell moved here in 1987. Bill Jungers is the new treasurer this year. Bill is not new to the board, he has served in the past for a few years. He was born in Iowa and he and his wife Judy retired here in 1999. Joan McCarthy has been one of the directors for six years. She was born in New York and she and her husband moved to SCN in 2002. Parnell Anderson has also been a director for six years and was born in Mississippi. She moved to SCN in 1990 and is married to L.B. Anderson. Paul Roy is the newest member and he hails from Maine. He and his wife Marion have been SCN residents for over two years. This group has board meetings as often as needed. They also meet once a month with the management company. And yes, this is a volunteer job. So if you happen to see one of these board members, please tell them how much you appreciate their time and energy.Special OccasionsWell lets see, Palm Sunday was April 1, Good Friday is today, the 6th and Easter will be April 8 (this Sunday). And dont forget Passover begins at sundown on April 6 (thats today).Anniversary newsHappy Anniversary to Carmen and Jaye Salva on April 17.These are two very delightful people! Good wishes go to them!St. Pats DanceCindy Hutchins reports that they had a wonderful crowd for the March 10 St. Pats dance. There were corned beef and ham sandwiches plus cole slaw and homemade desserts and beverages. Music was by George. The next dance will be the April Showers Dance and held on April 21. Tickets at the door will be $5 each. Music will be by Gail. Then on April 29 the social committee will hold an ice cream social at $3 per person. Time will be 2:30 Sunday afternoon. The Songbirds will entertain. Posters at the SCN clubhouse will give more information.Pancake breakfastWell the last pancake breakfast (for the season) will be April 28. The pancake people will take a summer vacation. So hope you can come and enjoy breakfast at the SCN Clubhouse. French toast, pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee or tea all for $3 each. We want to thank Marge and Norm Simard and all their helpers for all the work they do to provide a nice monthly breakfast. They will hopefully be back in September. All are welcome to these breakfasts.Swimmer?Have you spotted that hardy soul that has been swimming laps in the SCN outdoor pool? He started March 3 and has been swimming 3-4 times a week since then. He said the water temperature was 72!!! Brrr, that is too cold for me! Get well wishesWe all send get well wishes to Bill Hutchins. After a stay in the hospital Bill is back home recuperating. Lets hope for a speedy recovery. Also get well wishes go to Len Dockus and Barb Turner.Thank youThanks to all the friends and neighbors who were so thoughtful to send anniversary greetings to Jim and me for our 60th anniversary. We even got an e-mail from Emory of the Star Banner. Thanks again to all of you!Goodbye note from JanI want to thank all the readers that have enjoyed my column for almost four years, but there comes a time when things must come to an end. So May 4 will be my last column that I will write for Spruce Creek North. I am in hopes that one of the SCN residents will decide to take over the job. My many thanks go to Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee. Cindy has given me so much news and it has been very much appreciated. Also thanks go to Betty Testa, Marlene Dorner and Karen Petersen. Without these people helping to find news for the community, there would be no column. So again I thank you for all the support.Jan Liberio resides with her hubby Jim in Spruce Creek North. She can be reached via e-mail at JnLiber@ aol.com or drop a note at the clubhouse Board of Directors members are this months feature SPRUCECREEK NORTH J LJan Liberio MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE PHOTOPhoto shows aftermath of barn blaze in which nine horses died. Nine horses were killed and a farm employee suffered first and second-degree burns Sunday at a barn fire at McKathan Farms, 6939 W. County Road 316. Approximately 18 Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters and seven units responded at 10:33 a.m. and arrived seven minutes later to find a barn, approximately 60 feet wide and 200 feet long, 75 percent involved in flames. Nine horses die, employee hurt at barn fire on farm in Reddick The structure was considered unstable and small explosions (possibly due to aerosol cans) were occurring within, so firefighters tackled the blaze defensively. After seeing smoke, a neighbor alerted the farm and 9-1-1 was notified of the emergency. The neighbor and farm employees evacuated five horses to safety. Three additional horses were later rescued; however, they were badly burned. The injured employee was treated at the scene. MCFR called the fire under control at 11:08 a.m. MCFR investigators ruled the fire accidental, with a cause most likely due to an electrical malfunction. The barn is considered a total loss. In other law enforcement reports:No cocaineA woman was arrested after she allegedly damaged the vehicle of a neighbor after that neighbor failed to buy here the cocaine she asked for. Anissa J. Brown of Southwest 153rd Lane, 35, was arrested for burglary of a conveyance, criminal mischief and resisting with violence.Dog shotAn attempt by police to arrest a man on a warrant from another jurisdiction resulted in a pit bull being shot. Arrested was Zachary J. Searle, 19, of Southwest 147th Lane, who faces local charges of resisting without violence. During the attempted search of a residence, a pit bull attacked a sheriffs K-9 and a deputy was forced to shoot the attacking dog.Hit againA convenience store that was recently the target of a robbery was burglarized Monday morning. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Todays New Ads CLERKPart-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! P ersonals Errand runner!Retired county teacher, female, available for driving vehicles north, taking care of errands. Great driving record. References.352-207-3929 Domes tic Housekeeping & Light CookingCITRUS SPRINGS AREA F/T, Possible 7 days. Must have references Possible Live In Call between 6p-9p for phone interview (352) 522-1109 Prof essional INSURANCE AGENTS220 or 440 Licensed Insurance Agents needed Immediate openings for Sales Producer or Customer Service Representative. Full time or Pt time possibilities. Great Salary, benes & bonuses. Email resume to Tracy Fero tfero@feroinsurance. com or call 352-422-2160 LET USWORK FORYOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! General Help *CALL NOW*Looking to fill immediate positions in the CUSTOMER RELA TIONS DEP AR TMENT Training, 401(k), Medical. No Exp. Necessary. call Michelle 352-436-4460 Class-A CDL FLATBED DRIVERSHome on the weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to OwnNo Money Down CALL: 1-888-880-5916 Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale!You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! PUTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. 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The luncheon was catered by Sonnys and the fashions were provided by Belks Dept. store. Stephanie Perkins from Belks commented and described each outfit. President Marsha Vieu had countless Thank yous for her committees year long work and the many behind the scenes workers. The lighting and sound was done by the OTOW Sound and Light crew and baskets were distributed to the raffle winners by members of the West Port High School Key Club. Over $5,000 was raised from the ticket sales and basket raffles for Hospice of Marion County. The baskets were filled with items chosen by the members that provided them. The charity for the April 13th meeting will be Helping Hands who will be accepting donations of cleaning supplies, paper products, M/F hygiene products, and toiletries. For information about WOW contact Marsha Vieu at 352-237-4164.Stories and photos by Mike Roppel Women of the World have lunch, fashion show From the left, Marie Roppel, April Pollard, Carla Magri, Bev Carver, and Andy Flannery are at one of the several tables filled with baskets to be raffled off that contained items chosen by the basket donors. Billie Sue Giles is modeling an Alfred Dunner outfit. The outfit has a light green jacket, white top, and turquoise pants. Janet Fragapane has another Alfred Dunner fashion. It has a yellow-orange floral jacket, white top, and black pants. Melanie Vittitow is modeling an outfit by Kim Rogers. The outfit has a red and white horizontal top, white capri pants, topped by a white hat and red necklace. Read the classifieds The Cherrywood Estates Senior Health Fair, at 6253 S.W. 100th Loop in Ocala, on April 14, will be the site of an exciting and informative opportunity to meet with local professionals that cater specifically to the needs of seniors. The Senior Health Fair is free to the public. The Health Fair has a great lineup of guest speakers with health topics like: How to eat Healthier at 10 a.m., Healthy Aging of your Muscles & Joints at 11 a.m., Cancer Prevention, Nutrition & Exercise at noon, and Oh My Achy Back! at 1 p.m. There is limited seating in these seminars you will need to make your reservations early. Gold Sponsors for the Health Fair are: db Hearing Solutions, Ecowater Central Florida, Geril Therapy, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Home Instead Senior Care, Integrity Home Health Care, Lifestyle Solutions Medical Spa, McKenney Chiropractic Center, Robert Boissoneault Oncology Inst., The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa, Thermo-Cool Air & Heat, and Unique Lingerie. Silver Sponsors participating in the health fair are: ADT Home Health, Hospice of Marion County and Premier Medical Center. Vendors participating in the health fair are: Arbonne International, Florida Center for the Blind, Grace Unlimited, Inc. Bio Mat, and Bath Fitters, Inc. The Activities Team will be providing coffee and Danish in the morning and serving a light lunch of Tuna or Chicken Salad sandwiches and chips for a nominal charge. Call Geri at 352-237-1675 for more information. Cherrywood health fair open to public Walmart employee arrested for theftOn Thursday, March 29, detectives arrested Arnene Stanley, 37, for grand theft. On March 19, a loss prevention officer at the Walmart on Southwest State Road 200 reported to detectives that Stanley, an assistant manager at the store, was suspected of stealing more than $6,000 from the store by creating false return transactions. During the investigation, detectives collected receipts for returned jewelry items that had conflicting signatures. They also observed surveillance video that allegedly showed Stanley performing the transactions with no customers present. Detectives reportedly confirmed that Stanley used the identities of at least five victims to make numerous fraudulent transactions. Stanley allegedly told detectives she stole the money to pay for her daughters medical bills. She worked for Walmart for more than 20 years. Stanley was arrested and charged with grand theft (1 count) and misuse of personal identification (9 counts). Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Affordable New & Estate Jewelry 000B23P All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. B A TTERIES $ 8 00 + ta x ~ New Patients and W alk-ins W e lcome ~ ~ 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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Saturday, April 7 Maranatha Easter EggstravaganzaOn Saturday, April 7, the day before Easter, Maranatha Baptist Church will host Maranatha's Easter Eggstravaganza. This will be a community event where families are invited to come hunt Easter eggs and have fun. We will have an egg hunt for the wee little ones (birth to Pre-K) and a separate egg hunt for the elementary-age children (kindergarten to Grade 5). This will be a free event, and prizes will be given out for those who register, which will include gift cards and gift certificates from local businesses in the Marion Oaks area. The even will start at 10 a.m. and continue to noon. Any questions, please call Pastor Mike at Maranatha Baptist Church. The number is 352-347-5683. Chess Club to meetThe Chess Club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352873-2276.Passover seder scheduledCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Passover seder on the second night of the holiday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at the Arbor Club Ballroom at On Top of the World Southwest 94th Street, Ocala. The seder will be conducted mainly in English with participation from those present. Sonia Peterson will be leading. The traditional Passover fare consists of a beef, chicken or fish entre and the cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Reservations are requested by March 31 to Estelle by calling 352-237-8277. Congregation Beth Israel is a progressive, inclusive, contemporary Jewish community under the guidance of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation. Visit our website: bethisraelocala.org or email: bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com.Miskhan congregation to celebrate PassoverThe public is invited to attend a Passover celebration offering teachings for all. Learn about your roots while enjoying dinner, praise music and the use of symbolic items. The celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. on April 7 at the Mishkan Congregation. Call for reservations, 352-6874434.Sunday, April 8 Cantata at MaranathaMaranatha Baptist Church will present an Easter Cantata "Known by the Scars" under the direction of Joyce Warner and co-directors Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker on Easter Sunday, April 8, at 10:45 a.m. All are invited. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions.Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, April 6, 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 PHOTO BY JIM CLARKRoger Fountains 1951 Ford came complete with a drive-in restaurant tray. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKTiffany Boerstler and Amanda Winchester from attorney Daniel Highwowers office had a table at the car show. 000AZ6D 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 Thurs., April 12 & Fri., April 20, 9:30 am Complimentary Br eakfast will be pr ovided Golden Corral 21 1 1 S.W College Road W e dnesday April 1 1 & 18, 1 1:00 am 000B0ZW A & L Handyman Service Finish Carpentry Painting -interior/exterior Pr essur e Cleaning Fr om floors to ceilings and everything in between Kitchen, Baths Cabinets Ceramic Tile Trims Molding Drywall Repairs Licensed & Insur ed 489-3622 000AUF4 HOME IMPROVEMENT S HA W I R R IG A T ION R EP AIR 3 5 2-6242533 Stev e Sha w 000A V3L IRRIGA TION REP AIR 23 y e ars of e x per ienc e Lic ensed and Insur ed c o mp #87 1 5 E x c lusiv e Ser v ic e/Repair Specialist 000AXCB P AINTING A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC A-1 H OME R EP AIR I NC Mike Semich 40 Y ears Experience Interior and Exterior Painting Fr ee Pr essur e Cleaning with Exterior Paint Job Fr ee Furnitur e Moving Seniors 10% Discount Licensed and Insur ed (352) 895-6047 000A8IL D U N N E L L O N MAR I O N C ITR U S 489-3917 Licensed & Insured #CAC1813249 Specializing In System Change-Outs We Service All Brands Maintenance Agreements Comfort Club Discounts 24 Hour Emergency Service B B B RA T I NG A+ SPRINKLERS ACCURA TE SPRINKLERS (352) 445-1403 Licensed #10719 & Insured C HECK -U P Complete check-up of entire sprinkler system! $ 30 0 0 0 A 6 X W 000A6XW 000B0XS PRESSURE W ASHING Slic-cuts PRESSURE WASHING ~~~ Using specialized equipment for driveways, walkways, pool decks and patios. V ery Re asonable Fr ee Estimates Call 352-425-9542 000B2LL TREE SERVICE A P r o C u t A P r o C u t A-Pr o Cut T R E E S E R V I C E T R E E S E R V I C E T REE S ER VICE Trimming Tree Removal 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 352-804-4662 L ICENSED I NSURED 000AN8N AS A P Gara ge Doors & Service 1 -352-390-0559 GARAGE DOORS Major Dealer in Garage Door Screens & Repair SER VICE C ALL S $1 9 95 Brok en Springs Fix ed Licensed and Insured Locally Owned and Family Operated NO Extra Charge For Emergency Service 000AU0H 3 5 2-3 6 2-8 5 2 7 or 3 5 2-2 9 1-1 2 1 3 F ree est imates Lawn Service by Steven LA WN SERVICE MOWING, RAKING, FIELDS V acant Lots, Mulch, Bush T r imming and more! 71 1 189 DIAL-A-PRO For Y our Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 0 0 0 B 0 W 2 POWER W ASHING Lo w Pr essur e W ashing. W e use Simple Gr een Soa p We are not the lowest price washers, but are professional power washers. R ed Pfluger (352) 873-0674 K o r e a n V e t e r a n o w n e r 16 Years of Quality Service to the 200 Corridor Area $ 65 All Homes in Palm Cay Pine Run, Oak Run & Marion Landing 000B0UN PLUMBING EP A Lead Certification #NA T -1 13266-1 OSHA 10 #1216933 Fla. Lic. #CFC1427666 804-9165 Associated P lumbing and Pipe F r om Ba thr oom R emodeling to Fixing Leak y F aucets, and installing Bliss W alk-in T ubs Residential and Commercial 000AZF7 LA WN CARE Clean Ups Mulc h Plants, T r ees Landscaping Boucher Lawn Service 857-0461 S U M M E R S R A I N 000A WS4 IRRIGA TION IRRIGA TION Proudly watering your lawns and gardens for over 25 years! FREE System Checks & Estimates All makes and models of sprinkler systems. Call John (352) 342-4850 000AEEP CURBING Add the look and value to your home without breaking the bank. Call Robert at 1-888-306-6932 For a fr ee estimate 000A32I FLOORS & WINDOWS 6715 SW Hwy 200 (located 5 mi. 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Tuesday, April 10 Hospice supports caregiversAll caregivers are invited to a new Support Group at Hospice of Marion County on April 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Education Center at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. Caregivers of loved ones with any disease or illness are welcome. The group will offer an opportunity to connect with others in the same situation and provide guidance as well as emotional and spiritual support. Call 352-854-5200 for additional information.Thursday, April 12 Air Force Association changes meetingThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association will hold its April chapter meeting one week early on the second Thursday of the month, April 12. The time will be 7 p.m. and the location is the same, the Ocala Regional Airport Administration Building 750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. Any questions call Mike Emig 352-854-8328. Everyone is welcome.Saturday, April 14 Methodist Men serve breakfastThe Methodist Men will serve their famous and delicious all-can-you-eat breakfast on Saturday, April 14 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. A complete menu with a wide variety of breakfast fare is offered for $5. Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St,, Ocala look for the signs. Make plans now to bring your friends and attend. All proceeds help fund a variety of local charities. Garage, bake sale at Christs ChurchChrist's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trasn can become your treasure. Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org.Book sale for Sheltering HandsA mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue will take place on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winn Dixie at 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Available will be used books, CDs and crafts. Buy five books, get one free. Also you may donate your aluminum beverage cans. For more information, call 352-291-1962.Garage and bake saleChrist's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trash can become your treasure! Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org. Dinner dance in DunnellonOn April 14, the Knights of Columbus Council 8510 will be hosting a "Knight in Italy" dinner dance at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41, Dunnellon. Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. The menu will be Chicken Italiano, Italian sausage with peppers and onion, Italian green beans, a hot pasta dish and a salad plus our dessert table and a cash bar. Music is by DJ/Singer Joe Koos, playing many of the old favorites including Sinatra, Como and Lanza. Western line dances and some country music will be included to keep all entertained. Proceeds will benefit charity. Tickets are available at the Parish Office or call Terry at 352-489-6221.Fashion show scheduled"April In Paris" Fashion Show luncheon sponsored by Queen of Peace Council of Catholic Women will be held April 14, 11a.m. to 2 p.m., at On Top Of the World Arbor Club. Fashions will be presented by Belks. Tickets are $20. Please contact Alicia 352-237-9956 or Bert 352-8611585.Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com W ELCOMES B ILLY J AMESON Southern Style Southern Style Southern Style Hair Salon Hair Salon Hair Salon 000B330 8585 SW Hw y. 200 Steeplechase Plaza (352) 291-7554 24~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com PHOTO BY JIM CLARKCant you just see Doc Brown and Marty McFly jumping into this DeLorean in Back to the Future. Jim Griner of Fort McCoy owns this 1983 version. 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MLS#371564/LK/HUN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47,500 IMMACULA TE 3/2/2, 1674 sq ft, great landscaping, newer A/C gas furnace, screen porch. MLS#364107/SR/NOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $124,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD NICE 2/2/2 HOME ON GOLF COURSE F lorida room under heat/air with access to master bedroom, dining room. S plit bedroom plan, lots of closets and storage. MLS#362288/BA/ZAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $104,500 SPRUCE CREEK PRESERVE THIS EXQUISITE HOME 3/3/2, Third Bedroom or Den/Office. Eat-in Kitchen with wood cabinets and pull-outs, Corian countertops and gas stove. Great Room/Dining Room combined for entertaining. Inside Laundry Screened Lanai overlooks the fenced backyard. Door ramps for anyone with a handicap. SELLER VERY MOTIV A TED! MLS#358658/LBK/MAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $99,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP truly shows in this beautiful home. 2/2/1.5 car garage, country style eat-in kitchen, glass lanai, new double pane windows. T ake a ride in the golf cart around the community which conveys with the home. MLS#368267/BH/GRA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $77,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD GOLF-COURSE HOME (2/2/2 + den) with wooded backyard, F l room and screened patio, tile & hardwood floors (carpeted bedrooms), rockingchair front porch, tons of rec. f acilities in gated 55+ community MLS#361678/DP/RUD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $119,700 OAK RUN NEA T & CLEAN one-owner 2/2/1 villa with F lorida room & eat-in kitchen. updated roof, appliances and heat/ A-C all at an excellent price in this 55+ comm. w/tons of recreational facilities and opportunities. R e t i r e m e n t a t i t s b e s t M L S # 3 6 8 6 7 4 / D P / F O L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $29,000 ON TOP OF THE WORLD MOVE RIGHT IN -Super nice home featuring 2/2/2, large open kitchen w/ snack bar overlooking expanded family room great for entertaining. T ile flooring galore. Light and BrightThere is simply too much to mention Y ou gotta see this one! MLS#369146/BH/SP A . . . . . . . . $74,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD LARGE NICE END-UNIT! 2/2/2 with den/library T ile in both baths, kitchen, family room and lanai. C overed back patio. G reat retirement living with plenty of space and storage. MLS#328725/BA/GRA . . . $79,850 ON TOP OF THE WORLD COMMERCIAL LOT on SR 200. T his lot is zone B -1 and is directly across from the new L owes H ome C enter B uilding has over 1100 sq ft of usable space and has 136 feet of frontage on SR 200. C lose to new mall, residential area, restaurants, hospitals and I -75. G reat price! MLS#365058/JH/MAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $449,000 SR 200 MINT CONDITION VILLA! G reat curb appeal with beautiful landscaping. E nlarged family rm + kitchen combined. L aminate tile and wood laminate throughout living areas and baths. F enced and brick open patio in backyard. N ewer roof and heat/ AC T his home has too many upgrades to mention! MLS#365864/LBK/ZOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD ON TOP OF THE WORLD NEW LISTING SP ACIOUS VILLA B right & cheery! T ile throughout entire home, solar tubes in kitchen, family room, guest & master bath, F lorida room under heat/ AC plus a screened porch & rocking chair front porch. N ew AC / heat system. T his 2/2/2 is priced to sell!! MLS#365597/LBK/STE . . $66,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD ELEGANT HOME on corner lot. M any upgrades, appliances, ceiling fans, tile floors thru-out home. 3/2/2 with split plan, formal living room, dining room. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 14 Authors invited to ExpoThe Marion County Public Library System invites writers from Marion and adjacent counties to participate in the 2012 Author Expo, to be held Saturday, April 14, at its Headquarters-Ocala location. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocala Public Library, the event will provide a forum for local poets, novelists, journalists and playwrights to network and sell their books. Our first Author Expo is a great opportunity for the talented writers in Marion and surrounding counties to get together, talk about their books and share helpful hints with the public, said Roseanne Russo, information services manager for the Headquarters-Ocala location. The event is open to all authors in Marion, Lake, Levy, Citrus, Alachua and Sumter counties. Space is limited; prospective authors must apply by March 16 to participate. Registration includes a $10 fee in lieu of a percentage of book sales on the day of the event. For application guidelines and forms, visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org or www.friendsoftheocalalibrary.org, or stop by the Headquarters-Ocala location at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala. For more information, call 352671-8551.Golf tourney to benefit United WayCenturyLink will host a four-person Best Ball Scramble format golf tournament on Saturday, April 14. All proceeds from the event will be donated to United Way of Marion County. The tournament will be at the Ocala Municipal Golf Club, 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost is $260 per team. Entry deadline is April 6. Entry fee includes golf, cart, lunch and grab bags. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Sponsorships are available for $125 per hole without a team or $100 with a team. Presenting sponsorships are also available. Sign up forms are available at www.uwmc.org. For more information on sponsorship or registration, call Teresa Feather at 352-368-8825. Artists on display at Circle SquareLocal artists from On Top of the World, Oak Run, Palm Cay, Stone Creek and other communities in Ocala showcase their masterpieces at this annual art expo on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center. Works include paintings, sculptures, stained glass, portrait sketches, clay jewelry, metal artwork, watercolors and much more. Enjoy live entertainment by the Paul De Ritter Duo as during the expo. This event is free and open to the public. Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information, visit www.csculturalcenter.com or call On Top of the Worlds Health and Recreation Office at 352-854-8707 Ext. 7530.Sunday, April 15 Southern Express in concertThe Southern Express Orchestra from Ocala will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. Featured will be some of the great music from the Big Band days as well as show unes. This concert promises to be a wonderful afternoon of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550.Polio support group to meetThe North Central Post-Polio Support Group will present the Program Heart to Heart: Exercise, Heart Disease and Post-Polio, on April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Collins Health Resource Center 9401, S.W. Highway 200 Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. The speakers will be Fred Shirley, MS, PT, CEAS, from Beverly Hills Rehab Center and Gordon Wertz, RN, Clinical Coordinator and Chrissie Wilson, RN from Take Charge Cardiac Rehab. For more information call Carolyn Raville, 352-489-1731 Beth Israel yard saleCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites everyone to its big yard sale on Sunday, April 15 at Sunrise Donuts, 10155 S.W. Hwy. 484 on the way to Dunnellon. There will be new and gently used toys, clothing, handbags, shoes and household items. Bring your children and grandchildren and enjoy a morning of fun.Monday, April 16 Legion post to meetThe Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 16 at 1 p.m. in the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Fred Pulis at 352-854-9976. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid having someone else take credit for the project you started by finishing it yourself. Then it will be you lovely Lambs who will be wearing those well-deserved laurels. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The facts about a new opportunity are still emerging. Wait until theyre all out in the open, and then use your keen business sense to help make the right decision. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might feel confused, even hurt by a friend who suddenly puts distance between you. If she or he wont discuss it, dont push it. An explanation should come in time. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your willingness to be part of the team opens doors that had been shut to you. Keep them open by keeping your promises even when your commitment seems to be wavering. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Congratulations. Youre really getting things done to purr-fection. And dont forget to take a catnap now and again to keep those energy levels up and bristling for action. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your plain-talking honesty is admirable. But sometimes sharp words can leave painful scars. Be careful that what you say doesnt come back to hurt you. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in The Right Choices For Thursday, April 19 Rotary golf tournament setThe Ocala Rotary Club is hosting its 22nd annual golf tournament at the Ocala Golf Club on Thursday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds Benefit the Marion County Youth at the Discovery Science Center and other Rotary Charities. The cost is $85 per player for a four person scramble, shotgun start which includes, lunch, golf and drinks. Prizes will be awarded after play for longest drive, closest to the pin, top teams and hole in one. Entry deadline is April 17 at 5 p.m. Contact Kay Kelly at 352-732-7080 for more information.Genealogical Society to meetThe Marion County Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Marion County Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. This months program will feature Judy Wright, who will answer questions about Family Tree Maker 2012. The public is cordially invited and there is no cost involved. For further information, please contact Barbara Jones at 352-897-0840, MarionGenealogy@gmail.com, or http://MarionGenealogy.tripod.com.Steel drum ensemble to performYoung at Heart, College Road Baptist Church, on April 19 will present the Amazing Steel Drum Ensemble. This is a group of young people using hand crafted drums, to provide "happy" music. Their purpose is to reach the young and their families. This a 6 p.m. event to accommodate school hours. You are invited to bring your children and grandchildren, just bring a covered dish to share. The church is at 5010 College Road.Baritone in concertDouglas Ladnier (baritone) will be in concert on Thursday evening, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church. He has a repertoire of songs which includes hymns, spirituals, Broadway show stoppers and ballads. He has appeared at Ocala West many times in the past, and we are pleased to have him return again. Don't miss this wonderful evening of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-8549550.Saturday, April 21 Book sale for Center for the BlindA book sale to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind will take place Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Florida Center for the Blind, 7634 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. All proceeds benefit the center. For information, call 352-873-4700.Two-day concert band performanceThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band invites you to their Swing into Spring: concert series on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute (MTI) Auditorium, 1614 Fort King Street, Ocala. Musical selections include: Procession of the Nobles, Highlights from Glee, Stardust, featuring vocalist Marcia Muncaster; Old Hound Dog Rag, and, featuring the KOS big band: Pennsylvania 6-5000, Dont Get Around Much Anymore, and Sing, Sing, Sing, and others. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information call 352-624-9291 or check out the band website at kingdomofthesunband.org.Sunday, April 22 Afternoon of music offered by Jazz SocietyThe Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, usually on the third Sunday of each month, 2 to 5 p.m. well most months. This month, because of a scheduling conflict, April 22 is the date. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past year. Dancing is encouraged. Admission is $2 and benefits Hospice in memory of Bea Wilson, founder of the Jazz Society. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Tuesday, April 24 Breast Cancer Support Group meetingThe Breast Cancer SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. We meet at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. The April 24th meeting will be a presentation by Dr. Anderson from Boissoneault Oncology Institute who will speak to us on current radiation techniques, benefits and cautions of this type of therapy following or preceding breast cancer surgery. This meeting will be held in the Multipurpose Room 235 in order to accommodate a larger attendance and is open to anyone who would like to hear Dr. Andersons message. Please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904 for more information. Photos from the Sheriffs Office car show PHOTO BY RON RATNERA line of vintage cars awaits spectators as the car show opened. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com The Supreme Court has heard the oral arguments about the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare) and the justices have held their preliminary closed meeting. The Court will hand down its decision in June. In the meantime, even though we havent read the 2000 pages of the Affordable Care Act, bloggers, talk-show hosts, and columnists are exercising their opinions about the life or death of Obamacare. We consider our right to have opinions as sacred as freedom of speech. The supporters sales pitch is that Obamacare will create a better health care system, make insurance companies more accountable, and provide coverage for all Americans. The real issues are federal power, states rights, and money. Beginning in the late 1800s, a number of European countries sponsored or allowed various kinds of sickness insurance. In some countries it was openly socialistic. In others, conservatives offered limited health plans to head off demands from labor. Health insurance for workers evolved more slowly in the U.S. The socialist party and labor were focused more on wages than on benefits. The federal government left sickness and health matters to the states. In the early 20th Century, Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressives began support for health insurance because of their belief the U.S. would not be a strong nation unless it cared for its sick and poor citizens. A real campaign began in 1912 when the Association of Labor Legislation drafted a model for national health insurance for working class families earning less than $1,200 a year. For a few years the idea had the support of the American Medical Association (AMA), but their enthusiasm faded. Strangely, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) was opposed to the idea. AFL was suspicious of business and state supervision of peoples social needs. Renewed talk about national health insurance after World War I ran into opposition from business, labor, doctors, and insurance companies. Interest rose again in the 1930s when the costs of medical and hospital care began to rise. After Franklin Roosevelt became president (1933), a diverse group of economists, philanthropies, and public health organizations campaigned to spend more national resources on health care. The AMA characterized the movement as socialized medicine. There were several attempts to develop a program of national health insurance during the Roosevelt terms (1933-1945). A bill to establish compulsory insurance funded by a payroll tax was introduced in every session of Congress for 14 years, but never passed. President Harry Truman (1945-53) was also a staunch advocate of national health insurance, but during his tenure critics went beyond calling it socialized medicine. Ohio Senator Robert Taft (1939-l953) called it a page out of the Soviet Communist textbook. After World War II private health insurance expanded rapidly, and agitation for national health insurance declined. Medicare and Medicaid also reduced interest. Now, after more than a hundred years, all the same players are waiting for the Supreme Courts decision on Obamacare liberals, conservatives, business, unions, medicine, and insurance companies. Its ironic that each of the interested parties has switched sides at least once. Its called the politics of self-interest. www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, April 6, 2012 Many years ago when I was working in Palatka, being a sports fan, I used to go to the basketball games at St. Johns River Junior College, which become a community college and is now a college. I often wondered why a community college had so many outof-town players. Those questions cropped up again when I moved to Ocala. One time I looked at Central Florida Community Colleges roster, and there were several players from Russia. I sarcastically asked, What community are they serving Minsk? Now comes the word that because of equality and other issues, St. Johns is dropping basketball. The Vikings, as they are called, are keeping some other sports, but basketball (they only had a mens team) is falling by the wayside. To me that brings up the question: Do our community colleges really need to have interscholastic sports? I know, they are not community colleges in name any more, but in theory they still serve specific geographic areas. Take a look at the basketball teams of the College of Central Florida for the season just concluded. The men had only one local player, from Ocala Forest. They had two from London (as in England) and a bunch of others from around the state and U.S. Likewise, the women had only one local player, from Trinity Catholic. They had one from Sweden, and some from several places around the U.S., including one from my old stomping grounds in New Jersey, where they spelled the name of her town (Paterson) and the name of her high school (Paramus Catholic) wrong on the website roster. These colleges, with the majority of their degrees being of the two-year variety, were originally conceived as an alternative to four-year schools, both in availability and cost. But many of their sports have turned into farm teams for the major universities. Players are at the school for one or two years to hone their skills, or their grades, and then transfer to a four-year school, where they are not subject to the NCAAs transfer rule of sitting out for a season. One thing St. Johns is doing is taking some of the money saved and turning it into academic scholarships for minority students. Shouldnt other schools do the same? Im all for athletics, but it should not be a reason for giving a student a free ride at a local college. Let more students with academic prowess get the financial help even if they dont play basketball, baseball or whatever. This is not an issue that the local schools should be deciding. This is something that, on a statewide level, legislators say should be changed. Leave the athletics to the bigger state four-year schools and universities. Let our local colleges do what they were intended to do, bridge the gap for deserving students in the community. Or if the athletics continue, make the eligibility the same as high school you play for the school in your district. One of the worst things that was done in the past couple of years when the local colleges started giving four-year degrees was the changing of the name, dropping the word community from the title. Where is it written that a school cant be a community college and still offer degrees? Restore the name community college, and emphasize that these schools should serve their communities, not England, Sweden or Russia, or even New Jersey. Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at editor@smcitizen.com or at 352-854-3986. 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. Editors Note: Todays Our View was written by Dr. Nathan Grossman.Some rumors have been circulating that the Marion County Health Department is closing. Nothing could be further from the truth. The recently announced partnership between the health department and Heart of Florida Health Center will produce better, more comprehensive care for the departments current patients. The centers mission is to improve the overall health status of Marion County residents. That is well-aligned with the health department mission: to protect and promote the health of county residents. Weve partnered with Heart of Florida for a number of years already. Combining services just makes sense. We will strengthen Heart of Florida, as many functions that remain at the health department will help the center provide their patients better access to specialized care. Heart of Florida will strengthen us, as their main mission is primary care. We are both working hard to make the transition as seamless to our patients as possible. Public health is much more than primary care. We will still link people to needed health services a core public health function and we will do that through Heart of Florida. Other public health functions remain. Here are a just a few: Immunizations. The department provides immunizations and tuberculosis testing, some at no cost, to protect the community from vaccine-preventable diseases. Maternity. We provide pregnancy testing, routine prenatal care for women delivering in Ocala and high-risk prenatal care for women delivering at Shands Health Care. Healthy Start. This program provides access to medical services, education, and counseling for pregnant women and children up to age 3. School Health. Registered nurses at Marion County Public Schools help care for children with complex needs, perform health screenings, teach health classes and train school staff members. WIC and Nutrition. The Women, Infants and Children program provides foods, counseling, and other services at the departments main building in Ocala and at community clinics. The nutrition program provides medical nutrition therapy. Family Planning. Women under age 55 can get annual exams, birth control, pregnancy testing and treatment for minor GYN problems. Social Services. We help fight the spread of HIV and AIDS through testing, counseling and case management. Programs for these and other sexually transmitted diseases are discrete. Dental Clinic. The clinic provides fillings, cleanings and extractions, as well as emergency dental care for children from birth to age 17. Some dental services are provided for adults. Communicable Disease. Tuberculosis, hepatitis, rabies and other communicable diseases are a critical public health concern. We provide testing for these diseases and work to prevent their spread. Environmental Health. We investigate animal bites and alert the public to help control the spread of rabies. We inspect wells and septic systems and regulate food service operations and small drinking water systems. Vital Statistics. Birth certificates for anyone born within the state from 1930 to the present are available, and certificates for deaths that occurred in Marion County from 2006 to present. Public Health Preparedness. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and emergency planning help ensure that people with special medical needs are sheltered. Health Education. We educate the community on chronic diseases and related risk factors; the causes and impacts of vehicle, water and home injuries; and on the benefits of sexual abstinence. The Marion County Health Department works to protect and promote the health of county resid1 ts in many ways, and we are here to stay. Our partnership with Heart of Florida will make both agencies stronger and result in better access to primary care for the countys most vulnerable people.Dr. Nathan Grossman is director of the Marion County Health Department. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Health Department is here to stay Do local colleges really need sports? Jim Flynn Columnist Great cases make bad law -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jim Clark Editor READER OPINIONS INVITED PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKTanya North from Goga Studios had a demonstration set up at the West Marion Business Association Spring Expo on March 29. Robbie Fillingame and Mike Stelogeannis had a display for Wells Fargo. 000AM1C 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 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 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. 000AHA4 College Road Baptist Chur ch 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev John Downing, Pastor Rev Jef f Rountree, Minister of W o rship Rev Rob Loy Jr ., Student Minister Jason Kaminski, Children s Minister T rina 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 000AI76 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 000AM1T 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. 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One (1) Mill Property Tax, A Travesty to Homeowners A couple things happened this past week regarding Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC). First, I ran into Butch Verrando, a Republican, Tea Party member outside the Friendship Public Library. I presume he was wanting enough names to get on the ballot, he never told me so. I asked him his position regarding MRMC and it was soon apparent he had no experience with hospital management or funding. He felt it should be sold. Im not endorsing anyone but Pat Gabriel seems to know what needs to be done by the County Commission and in particular, what will affect those of us living in the 200 Corridor. Second, comes the article regarding a one (1) mill fee on homeowners to help support MRMC. After reading this, I realize were far from a resolution. Right now, homeowners are bearing the greater part of the tax burden of financing Marion County. To add a one mill, or $1 per assessed $1,000 of property value to finance a 10-year bond against homeowners, is tantamount to going to the same well over and over again. Dont people realize a great portion of homeowners in Ocala are senior citizens living on a fixed income? It seems the great generation is still carrying the burden for the let someone else do it generation. What about those freeloaders who pay no taxes, nor pay for any type of health care, and have multiple babies by multiple parents, plus dont work and feel the world owes them something. But they can buy booze and cigarettes. These people go to a hospital and the welfare department and expect to be taken care of, now. Granted the 1/2 cent sales tax would not garner as much money for MRMC, but a sales tax is equitable to all residents of Marion County, plus what we get from tourists. It appears were still grasping at straws. Ive had great respect for the hospital board. Steve Purvis and his staff are doing a great job. Kulbar Ghumman on many occasions has shown great empathy and spoken eloquently on behalf of MRMC. Probably the worst members on the hospital board are lawyers, as they always look out for number one, themselves. Finally, I also heard, those of us on Social Security are receiving entitlements. You are absolutely right, we are entitled to getting our own money back we invested for 60 to 70 years, plus its accrued interest, in my case for 64 years. When I turned 16 years old in 1947, I started paying social security as well as income tax. Franklin Roosevelt developed Social Security to insure those people reaching retirement age, would have a comfortable income. It was a Social Security fund only, not a discretionary fund to be raided by the Republicans and put in the general fund. Dont forget the key word here is Security. As I said earlier, each year thereafter I paid into the fund. After I got out of the navy after serving during the Korean War, and as I made more money, I always paid the maximum, and my money accrued interest. You people out there who are uninformed dont realize, that we, the last of the great generation, were paying into our retirement fund long before you were born. Plain and simple. President Obama is trying to do the same for health care for those who not now have health care and having to be carried by those of us who do. Yep folks, Social Security was required and thank God it was, just as President Obama is trying to see that all Americans have health care. We had huge success with Social Security, so whats to prevent Obamas health care program from being successful. I really think its due to the generation gap between the great generation and the more uninformed present day permissive generation. You know those of us who are part of the last great generation are still supporting the present day generation in one way or another. Maybe, everyone should be required to buy a home so they could be taxed the one mill for the next 10 years, pay their fair share and then it would be more equitable. By the way, here in Florida, I helped bring Medicare to life in 1965 and the public said it would never work, but it has, quite successfully. Having spent my life in the health care and not-forprofit fields as well as lobbying the Florida and Georgia legislatures, worked for the House of Representatives, served on an advisory committee to Governor Zell Miller of Georgia, and serving on President Kennedys Inaugural Committee, I guess you might say, Ive been around a bit. But this is not about me, its about Marion County and MRMC, and its wants and needs. MRMC needs our help and we should all want to help our hospital. by spreading that responsibility equitably throughout our area. Bill Ford Oak RunCounty candidateI havent really thought much about who Im going to vote for in the upcoming Marion County Commission election, but one thing I know for sure is who Im not going to vote for, and that is Butch Verrando, a candidate for the 5th district seat. In a recent article in the Citizen, Verrando, when asked a question about development at C.R. 318 and I-75, replied that its so Lots of University of Florida college professors can come down here and pollute our county with liberals. Its what he thinks of the voters in the 5th district. You can bet if hes elected, which I hope he wont be, he will devote his time and effort to his conservative friends and not to the liberals in the district. Jim Rogers OcalaFairnessismMany middle and upper class blacks are beginning to speak out about the welfare class. One of the best books is: Uncle Sams Plantation by Star Parker. She really rips into the topic. Holds nothing back. This is a universal issue around which many can agree. The indigent cannot continue their free ride on the backs of others. The divide becomes more between upper, and lower class rather than between races. The issues are morals, diligence, socialization skills, intellect (Gods contribution) and family structure. Does the upper class have the right to exploit the lower class? Absolutely not! What then is a proper code of conduct for all? Not any of the failed isms, Marxism, Socialism, Fascism, or any other disaster. Been there done these. Did not work. How about something new! Fiarnessism! Everyone working to be the best they can be, without seeking unfair advantage? Beats the blood bath we experience every few years, instigated by blood lusters, race hustlers, and religious debunkers. Is it worth a try? No race or class trying to stick it to one another. Are we evolved and mature enough to try something new? Anything beats another blood bath. What was all that education about? When do we get our bang for our buck? Did anyone learn anything, besides Socialism, and Marxism? Did anyone study democracy? D.I. Larson OcalaFriday, April 6, 2012 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Attend the worship service of your choice... A WALK ACROSS THE SUN By Corban Addison Two teenage Indian girls first face tragedy when a tsunami sweeps their entire family out to sea. Then their personal nightmare begins when they fall into the hands of human traffickers. Ahalya, 17, and Sita, 15, born to upper-middle-class parents and destined for a bright future at either Oxford or Cambridge, know nothing of the world beyond their luxurious seaside home. After the devastation, thinking a friendly driver will take them to the safety of their convent school, they enter his vehicle and the dark underworld of sexual slavery. In A Walk Across the Sun, Corban Addison focuses on the psychological effects of degradation and imprisonment on the victims and shies away from explicitness. Notice how delicately he treats the subject of Ahalyas brutal initiation: Sita sat in the darkness of the stairwell, weeping at the sounds of her sisters violation. In her 15 years, she had acquired little knowledge of carnal desire, but she understood the meaning of rape. When the sounds of Shankars pleasure finally ended, she heard her sister begin to cry. In the slums of Bombay the girls captors exhibit icy cruelty or sputtering rage that terrifies them. Half way around the world a D.C. attorney, John Clarke, witnesses the abduction of an 11-year-old girl in the park with her mother. He gives chase but the abductors escape. Haunted by the incident, his estranged Indian wife, and the death of their infant daughter, Clarke accepts a transfer to Bombay to work with CASE Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation a global human rights organization. In time his work puts him on the case for finding the two girls and a chance to reunite with his wife. Meanwhile, Sita has escaped her sisters fate temporarily as her captors have other plans for her that takes her to Europe and then to America. The feisty younger sister plans two daring escapes that will have readers biting their nails. The author does a fine job of bringing this abominable trade to the readers attention, a diabolical trafficking that puts a premium on virgins described to buyers as seal packed and a high price on all underage girls. The fictional victims fare better in this debut novel than most of those in reality. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY LILA IVEY Everyone knows what a privilege it is to live in this country. No other nation in the world offers its citizens the abundance of individual rights we so enjoy...and so often take for granted. One of those rights is the ability to make our own healthcare decisions. But who thinks about that until it is often too late? Who wants to upset the family with such an unpleasant discussion? Its one of those uncomfortable topics we assume is best swept under the rug until another time. Nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is, the time to talk about it is sooner rather than later. Just as preparing a will is optimal when we are of sound mind and body, preparing future healthcare needs when we can think clearly is just as important. There is no doubt that deciding what type of treatment we want in the future is difficult at best. Making decisions for others is decidedly even more complicated, especially when that person someone beloved can no longer speak for him or herself. With the Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990, Congress affirmed the right of every citizen to set forth future healthcare wishes in a document known as an advance directive. An advance directive can be as simple as a two-page Living Will or as lengthy as the Five Wishes, a detailedyet-user-friendly booklet. In Florida, an advance directive requires neither an attorney nor a notary just the writers signature and that of two witnesses. Despite the simplicity of securing such a document, it is estimated that only about 25 percent of all Americans have done so. Because advance directives can be created without a lawyer for free and are easy to fill out, this figure is astonishingly low. Each of us has the responsibility to guide our physicians and our loved ones regarding what we would want in the event of a catastrophic event whether its a chronic terminal illness or the result of an unexpected accident. Regardless of age or health status, we owe it to those we love to have the courage to discuss our wishes and follow through with a written advance directive. Be assured that living wills are revocable at any time. There are no wrong answers when determining healthcare choices. Advance directives are recognized by hospitals and the courts, but they must be in the hands of our physician and easily accessible to family members. The worst place to keep it is in the bank safety deposit box; keep it instead in a top drawer where everyone knows its location. Some documents also come with a handy wallet card. By following these simple steps, we, not the courts, make our own decisions. It wasnt so long ago that another Floridian, a 35-year-old St. Petersburg housewife, collapsed and never regained consciousness. Terri Schiavos situation vividly demonstrates how having an advance directive could have prevented the GUEST COLUMN National health care decision day will take place April 16 anguishing seven years that followed. Her parents and husband, bitterly divided over what each side believed Terri would have wanted, ultimately became entangled in countless court battles ending at Congresss doorstep. There were certainly no winners in this case. With so many things in life today out of our hands, we should take comfort in the fact that we can control something very important to us and to those who are near and dear: how we are treated should a serious illness or unforeseen accident occur. National Healthcare Decisions Day strives to provide the community with this much-needed information to reduce the number of tragedies that occur when a persons wishes are unknown. In addition, healthcare facilities and providers can offer informed and thoughtful guidance about advance planning to their patients. With healthcare, our decisions matter. This is one area where we can have it our way.Lila Ivey is director, Community Outreach, Hospice of Marion County. RELIGION Christian Life Assembly of GodEaster Week services continue on Easter morning at 10:45 a.m with The Thorn Experience a story of the love, sacrifice and hope of Easter at the Christian Life Assembly of God. The church is at 9644 S.W. County Road 484, near State Road 200. Countryside PresbyterianApril 6, Good Friday at noon, there will be a service recalling Jesus crucifixion with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. April 8, Easter Sunday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a celebratory Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Marshall officiating. Chancel and Handbell choirs under the direction of JoAnn Shaw will perform. The church is at 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. For information, call the church office at 352-237-4633.First Congregational UCCEaster Celebration: Sunday, April 8, Sunrise Service at 6:45 followed by breakfast. Traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. with chancel choir and bell choir. The church is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, 352-237-3035. Pastor Rev. Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr.Ocala West United MethodistGood Friday April 6, 7 p.m. a Reflection Service; Easter Celebration Sunday April 8, four services with special music and message; 6:30 a.m. Sunrise, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St., Ocala. Phone is 352-854-9550. Pastor is the Rev. Alan Jefferson. More on Page 11 St. Jude Catholic CommunityOn Good Friday, April 6, at 3 p.m. is the reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Holy Communion. On Saturday, April 7, the 4 p.m. Mass will not be celebrated. The Easter Vigil Service of Light begins at 7 p.m. with the lighting of the new fire followed by the Mass of the Resurrection. Catechumens are received into the Church at this Mass. Easter Sunday Masses will be at the usual times of 8 and 10 a.m. in English, 12:30 p.m. in Spanish and 5 p.m. in Creole.Church of the AdventThe Church of the Advent at 11251 S.W. County Road 484 (across from the fire department) has the following schedule: Good Friday: Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Easter Vigil: Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 8 at 8 and 10 a.m.College Park ChurchEaster services at College Park Church, 3140 S.W. 26th St., across from CF, will be at 8 and 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. All are welcome. For information, call 352-2372247.Farm Ministry serviceEveryone is invited to join local churches at a special Son Rise Community Service at Ocala Farm Ministry Easter Sunday, April 8, at 8 a.m., followed by a free Pancake Breakfast at Fellowship Baptist Church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and service at 10:30 a.m. Ocala Farm Ministry is at 501 N.W. 110th Ave.; Fellowship Baptist Church is at 10500 U.S. Hwy. 27 North, Ocala. Call Fellowship at 352-629-5379 for more information.Southwest Christian ChurchSouthwest Christian Church Presents Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ages 4 yrs. to 11 yrs. old, Free Hot Dogs and Games, 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, (352)861-9080 and www.swccocala.comTemple Beth ShalomTemple Beth Shalom will hold a traditional Passover Seder on Saturday, April 7 at 5 p.m. at the Temple, 1109 N.E. 8th Ave. Ocala. The cost of the Seder is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. Call Shifra at 352-812-2926 for reservations or questions. RELIGION UPCOMING VFW EVENTS The Mens Auxiliary serves Shrimp and Wings Baskets on the first and third Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. A fish fry is held on the second and fourth Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. It is $6 per dinner or 2 for $10. V-Burgers (2 for $2 along with chips) and special beer prices is available on the last Tuesday of the month from 4 until 5:30 p.m. On the second Tuesday of the month, the Ladies Dinner is served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This months dinner includes pork chops, scalloped potatoes, peas, rolls, and dessert for $7. Bingo is played each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials starting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available until 1:30. Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8 p.m. Food is available. Karaoke takes place in the Canteen each Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. and each Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Non-members must be signed in by a Post 4781 member. 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Charlotte Green. Flight B: 1st. Ilene Simnowitz, 2nd. Joyce Madill, 3rd. Diana Schmidt, 4th. Vange Bell. Closest to pin was Rae Stover. We had two chip-ins, Brenda Raider on hole #3 and Charlotte Green on hole #4 Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfOn Tuesday, March 27 we played a Point Game. Each player received 1 point for a net bogey, 2 points for a net par, 3 points for a net birdie and 4 points for a net eagle. We are all so used to wanting low scores but in this game the players with the highest number of points win! The winners were: First Flight 1st place Jan Tennant, 2nd place Janet Tully, 3rd place Diana Galla; Second Flight 1st place tie Joan OBrien and Sheila Adams, 3rd place tie Lynn Houghton, Chris Orndorff and Noreen Salo; Third Flight 1st place Patty Dougherty, 2nd place tie Gayle Feeman and Kathy Kollar. Maureen Edwards was closest to the pin on hole #16. Another beautiful spring Florida day for playing golf!Mr. Codys CornerOne of moms frequent contributors sent her information about a problem that I, as a cat, dont have to worry about but which I find quite interesting. I know mom has written about it before, but I am amazed that scam artists are still trying (and apparently sometimes succeeding) in getting money out of seniors by pretending to be a relative in trouble. The caller says they are in jail, usually in a foreign country, and asks for money to be wired to them so they can get out. A good rule to follow seems to me to never give or send anyone money (or provider personal information) unless you are absolutely certain you know who you are dealing with. One thing you can always do before sending money is check with other relatives and find out where the person who is supposed to be in trouble is at that time. You might even call their home to find them answering the phone. 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. Christs Church of Marion CountyChrist's Church of Marion County invites you to join our church family on Easter Sunday. Two Sunday School classes are available at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. featuring the choir's Easter presentation "The Love of Jesus". Following this service is our monthly Friendship Fellowship Luncheon, a potluck of Easter specialties, and socializing for all to enjoy. The remaining schedule: Tuesday, April 10: Mens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14: Garage and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m Tuesday, April 17: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 pm. Wednesday, April 18: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29: Joy Night, 5 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182.Joy Lutheran ChurchOn Good Friday, April 6, at 2 p.m., the Joy choir will present the cantata The Shadow of the Cross arranged and composed by Lloyd Larson. Dr. Wayne Kofink, Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion Oaks, will direct the choir. Pastor Edward Holloway, Jr. will hold an Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m. for an hour and a half. There will be readings, songs and communion depicting the creation through the life of Jesus. Easter Sunday will begin at 6:30 a.m. outdoors in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting). The message will be Quiet Love at Dawn. Two services will follow in the church sanctuary. At 8:30 a.m., the message will be Exhilarating Love and at 10:30 a.m., the message will be Eternal Love. The Bell and Vocal Choirs will perform at the last two services. These Holy Week services are open to the public and all are welcome. The church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For information call 352854-4509 ext 221. Recently I discovered something. The more I tried to keep up with the latest trend the further behind I get. I am not a complete technical idiot, but Im not too far off. The only thing I can say about me is that I at least try. The best example of all of this has to do with my cell phone. Is there anybody on the planet today that does not have a cell phone? And, the most important question, is there anybody driving a car that is not at the same time on that cell phone? Who in the world are they all talking to? My guess is they are all talking to each other. At least, they are not talking to me. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage finally convinced me to go into cahoots with her and get cell phones. The plan was this. She got to pick out the cell phones and I got to pay the bill. I must say I beat her on this one. She only got to take the cell phone once but I get to pay the bill every month. I was chuckling to myself that I finally pulled one over on her until I realized that I get to pay the bill every month. Every month! This is the last time I will try to pull something over on her. I never win. Consequently, we now are in the cell phone industry. I am not sure it is all working out for the good. I have yet to master the technological skill associated with successfully using my cell phone. Although my cell phone is rather small, it has more buttons on it than Bozo the clowns costume. Not only are there more buttons than I can count but each button is smaller than I can see. Who in the world designed such small buttons? I really think that my cell phone was designed for some midget. At this point, I cannot tell the difference when my cell phone is ringing or when I am receiving a text message. When a text message comes in I try to answer the cell phone and nobody seems to be on the other end. When I try to read the text message there are only letters instead of words. It takes me a half hour just to figure out one text message. Where is James Bond when you need him? I may not be the brightest letter on the keyboard but I do know how to spell words. It seems that in order to use a cell phone today you have to throw out words and start using letters. I will never get the hang of that. When somebody is on the phone and I am talking, all of a sudden the phone goes dead. I can talk for 3 minutes before realizing nobody is on the other end. I find this most frustrating. I am not sure that the convenience of the cell phone is worth the frustrating elements associated with having the cell phone. In a crowded restaurant the other day, my cell phone went off. Not thinking too much of my environment I answered the cell phone. It was a friend calling me. The conversation started rather jovial for all practical purposes. Suddenly I became conscious I had an audience. There are times when I really prefer not to have an audience. This was one of those times. I realized some of the people around me were eavesdropping in on my conversation. Then the unthinkable happened. My cell phone suddenly wentFriday, April 6, 2012 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Some things just seem too good to be true dead. It went dead in the middle of a rather humorous joke I was telling. Now what was I to do? It really was not my fault that the phone went dead. I did not plan it that way. Besides, I hate it when somebody stops in the middle of a joke and you never get to the punchline. For a few seconds I was not sure what the proper protocol is when your phone goes dead and you have an audience. I had to do some very quick thinking and come up with, what I thought was, a brilliant plan. I understand that when you do have an audience you have a certain responsibility with that audience. So, not to disappoint my audience, I continued my conversation on the cell phone as though somebody was actually on the other end. I was able to finish my joke and then I paused, not knowing what else to do. I merely continued the conversation I was having with my friend who really was not on the other end of this line. Sometimes it is good just to keep up a good front. From the snickers of the people around me in that restaurant, it was well worth finishing that joke. I hate to waste a good joke. After all, they are so hard to come by these days. Many things are just too good to be true and many of them I probably will never really get the hang of it. One thing I never really will fully understand is Gods love for me. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16 KJV). Although this sounds too good to be true, it is true nevertheless.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 352-6874240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. OUT TO PASTOR J SRev. James L. Snyder RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 More on Page 19 OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Sunday is Easter, an important day for Christians as they commemorate the resurrection of their savior, Jesus Christ, after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Its also a fun day for children as they get baskets from the Easter bunny and go on Easter egg hunts. Our travel down Pun Alley brings us some appropriate tales.Fluffy no moreWhen Susan was six, she got an Easter bunny and it was her responsibility to take care of Fluffy. His fluffy fur caught everything it touched leaves, feathers, food, and just about everything. Susan spent most of the day combing all this stuff out of his fur. One morning when Susans mother was making pancakes, Susans fouryear-old sister, Jill, asked Mommy about the oil she poured into the skillet. Mommy told her it was to prevent the food from sticking to the pan. Jill had a great idea. She spread the magic liquid all over Fluffys fur so the food and other substances wouldnt stick to him. When Susan went to Fluffys cage, he looked emaciated with his fur plastered against his skin. She needed to give him a bath. Susan exclaimed, Im gonna wash that PAM right out of my hare!ExcitingOn Easter Sunday morning as the minister was preaching the childrens sermon he reached into his bag of props and pulled out an egg. He pointed at the egg and asked the children, Whats in here? I know! Little Johnny exclaimed. Panty hose! Later, the minister asked Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the altar.Think!On Easter Sunday Jasons baby brother was christened in church, but Jason sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car. His father asked him three times what was wrong. Finally, the boy replied, That preacher said he wanted us brought up in a Christian home, but I want to stay with you guys.Bunny TalesThe out-of-work comic was complaining, To make a couple extra bucks I took the job at the department store. On Thanksgiving I dressed like a pilgrim, on Christmas I dressed like Santa Claus, but Im finished with holidays. Easter is coming and I aint gonna lay an egg for nobody! She wears her Easter bonnet with all the bills upon it. A Beauty Parlor is a place where women curl up and dye. Her acquaintances call her Easter Egg because shes hand-painted on the outside and hardboiled on the inside. Ten rabbits marching backwards are known as a receding hareline. When Andy was young, his duties in the church included helping to shorten or lengthen the holy robes. He was an alter boy. I suggested an egg fight on Easter. I got shelled. At a hippie wedding in Greenwich Village they gave the bride a shower just before the ceremony. When Easter bunny helpers make baskets they get two points, just like anyone else. Grandma, Dear, dont worry that Im sitting in front of the electric fan with a BB gun, I just came in to shoot the breeze. A real cool rabbit is a hip hopper. Donna has to look for a new job. Her last job at the spice factory was just seasonal.Sing Sing?The pastor announced that a prison quartet would be singing for the special Easter Sunday evening service. Nobody thought there was a prison in the vicinity and many looked forward to hearing such a group. It was puzzling that evening when four members of the church approached the stage. Then the pastor introduced them. This is our prison quartet, he said. Behind a few bars and always looking for the key.Wild RabbitTwo old-timers, Tom and Jerry, worked together in a rural West Virginia coal mine. On several occasions Tom had rabbit for lunch, and shared it with his workmate. One day Jerry asked, Where do you get rabbits? I cant find any. My wife she get them, Tom replied. Every night they come around the house and make noise. She shoot them. Noise? Rabbits dont make any noise. Sure, asserted Tom positively. They go meow, meow.Oak Run residents Dick and Jane wish you a joyful Easter. Some appropriate tales on this Easter weekend PUN ALLEY D FDick Frank Whats generous, green and good for the planet? Donating to Goodwill! Goodwill Industries business model, developed more than 100 years ago, is based on the concept of reusing and repurposing items and the jobs this process creates. This year, Goodwill hopes its fellow green-minded patrons will come out in droves to donate on Earth Day. To encourage the earth-friendly practice of repurposing items, all Goodwill-Suncoast donation locations will offer donors a brand new, reusable shopping tote on Earth Day weekend (while supplies last, April 21 & 22, at attended locations only). To thank its supporters, the Goodwill-Suncoast website features a printable Goodwill shopping coupon, good for 25% off one item at any Goodwill-Suncoast retail store through April 29. Goodwill-Suncoasts Earth Day promotion goes hand-in-hand with its green practices. Donations of gently used clothing and household goods gives those usable items a second life and diverts them from landfills. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Troubadours ConcertThe Troubadours Spring Concert is coming to Palm Grove on Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13, at 7 p.m. They say practice makes perfect and we have been doing just that in order to give you our very best performance of Premiers and Encores. Our choral group will sing new songs and old favorites such as New York, New York and Yellow Bird, as well as show tunes from State Fair and The Music Man. Also included will be a Cole Porter medley. Our ensemble will perform a beautiful new song with music and lyrics written by Dolly Parton as well as a cute arrangement of Zip A Dee Doo Dah. There also will be a dancer, flutist and some beautiful solos. All in all, anticipate a wonderful night that will lift your spirits and have you humming along with us. Ticket sales continue in the Orchid Club lobby with the last two on Monday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 11, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the door both nights of the concert. General seating tickets are $5 and reserved seats, $7. Our reserved seat tickets have gone very fast but there are still some available for both nights. For more information call Gus at 352873-3630. Come out and support your friends and neighbors as we sing for your entertainment. Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons Females Only Showcase of Stars. It will air daily following FYI at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from April 6 to 13.Renaissance WomenOur meeting and picnic on March 25 was quite successful due to the hard work by Jessica and her team who always do a great job. The food was very good and our meeting was interesting with many outings discussed. A zip line tour was well received as well as a visit to an elephant farm which will be planned for the fall. Norma will be in charge of our monthly outings from now until October. She can be contacted at 352-854-1910. April 11 will be lunch at Sky Restaurant at the Holiday Inn next to I-75 and S.R. 200. Call Norma if you would like to participate. We will meet at Sky at 1:30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing all of you. Valerie (352873-1633)Neighborhood 12 NewsThe ladies of Neighborhood 12 have been enjoying their monthly breakfast. They meet on the second Friday of every month at Royal Oaks Restaurant at 9 a.m. The next breakfast is Friday, April 13. All ladies in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. There is a new addition to breakfast. The gentlemen of Neighborhood 12 are breakfasting at Royal Oaks at the same time and day. They, however, are seated separately from the women. All men in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. Any new attendees, men or women, please call Sandy Wolfe at 352-8730816 so that we are able to give the restaurant a count and have seating available for all. Looking forward to seeing everyone next Friday.Laurel Oaks Out-to-DinnerRemember to save the date for the Laurel Oaks Out-to-Dinner on April 18 at the Braised Onion. Watch for a flyer in your cubby!Little Theatre/Way Off BroadwayThe curtain has fallen on Little Theatres four performances of Sex Please Were Sixty and based on the reaction from our audiences, it was a gasser. Following Sundays matinee, we struck the set (that means take it down) returned it to our storage facilities, wiped off the greasepaint and partied. At the conclusion of our run we have what we call a Strike or Afterglow party where we let it all hang out after some four months of earnest preparations. Most of our members also belong to Way Off Broadway and we are now looking at next falls play, Squad Room Blues. Many of you will recall the hilariously funny TV sitcom Barney Miller, starring Hal Linden. This squad room will rekindle all of those fond memories for it is a takeoff on that very successful show. Shortly Director Diane Porterfield will be announcing Way Off Broadway audition dates at which she anticipates a large cast call. New York ClubOur March dinner dance with the international night theme was successful. Catering by Pavarottis, music by the Carriers and the table decorations were all great and, of course, the people attending completed the picture. It was inspiring to look around the dance floor and see the sea of faces holding hands and singing We are the World. Our next dinner dance will be May 23 and the theme will be Stars and Stripes. More details will follow and tickets will be on sale May 7 from 10 a.m. to noon in the card room of the Orchid Club. Plans are in the works for an overnight trip to Naples, probably in October. Club members interested in this trip should hurry and sign up by calling Linda McHale at 352360-2131 to get your name on the list. Details are not yet known but keep checking this column in the Citizen for more information. Dont forget the Oak Run parade on July 4th. We would like to have our club participate with golf carts, bikes, etc. If interested in joining in on this great day, contact Joan Carazo at 352861-1939. Please contact Ginny Emerick at 353-854-5120 if you know anyone in the club who would like a kind word. New Yorkers, if you have any questions, contact John McHale, club president, at 352-362-3465.Oak Run TravelThere will be a documentation meeting for the April 26 Emerald Princess European Cruise on Saturday, April 7. The meeting will start at 1 p.m. in the Orchid Club and at least one person from each group travelling together should attend. If you cant make the meeting, call Bob Kocher at 352-854-0009. The last tickets sales from the current brochure have been held and most trips are rapidly selling out, so if you want to go you need to check the brochure and call the appropriate hosts. Of course, once a trip is sold out you can be put the wait list, but why hesitate? Two trips you would be especially sorry to miss are the show Boeing, Boeing on April 28 and the visit to Tarpon Spring on Aug. 16. Boeing, Boeing is funny and outrageous as the debonair Bernard juggles relationships with three vivacious flight attendants, each of whom believes she is his only girl. Once Robert, his best friend, arrives for a visit and schedules get changed, chaos and fun begin and Bernards love life goes into a tail spin! Hurry, call hosts Jim and Naomi Anzalone. Cost is $50 per person which includes the drivers tip. Dinner is on your own after return to Oak Run. Tarpon Springs on Floridas gulf coast is always a favorite of Oak Runners. On this day trip you will visit this quaint ethnic city with Greek restaurants and shops, see the Greek Sponge Diving Boys and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral with its weeping icon of St Nicolas. There will be an included lunch at one of the wonderful Greek restaurants. Join us for this informative and visually stimulating trip. Hosts are Dick and Elsa Berbig. The $69 per person costs also includes the drivers tip.Cruise Price ReductionCelebrity Cruises has announced a price reduction on the 11-night Celebrity Equinox Caribbean cruise hosted by Oak Run residents Bob and Regine Lammon, March 25 April 5, 2013. Prices have been cut depending on category. For more information, call Bob at 352-237-8720. Tennis ClubHere it is April, which now brings the warmer weather. The tennis committee has purchased new ice chest for our use. While waiting for your team to gather, all would appreciate very much if you would just take a few minutes and put fresh ice in the chest for your fellow players. Thank you very much. Before the snow birds leave, it is planned to have another tennis mixer on Wednesday April 25. Watch the bulletin board for the sign up sheet. Tally Tennis will continue during the month April on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. All those that played want to give the Bartons our thanks for running this activity. We will see how many players are interested in carrying Tally Tennis into May, though some of the snow birds will be gone. Watch the bulletin board or Channel 12 for future announcements regarding Tally Tennis.Royal Oaks Mens GolfMarch 30 saw another fine Florida Spring day, and the scores posted by the players reflected the good conditions. The game was the usual three best net, with the winners playing outstanding golf. In first with a score of 185 were Dick Blackburn, Bob Gildea, and Jim Kennedy. Second with a 189 were Dale Wurzburger, Larry Collins, Fred West, and Mike Madill. In third with a 190 were Bob Albright, Sam Sample, Dick Rizzo, and Dick Spano. Good shooting! Closest to the pin were Ron Catapano, Don Aubrey, and Mike Madill. Welcome back to league golf, Duke. We missed you and your loooong drives. Dont forget the Seniors Tournament on April 11 and 13. Chairman Dick Rizzo is accommodating those who cant play on the 11th, so contact him if you have a conflict.Royal Oaks Lady NinersOn March 29 we played putt-putt. Flight A: 1st. Elsa Berbig, 2nd. Rae Stover, 3rd. Sally Crass, 4th. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE18 Photos from WMBAs Spring Business Expo The West Marion Business Association held its annual Spring Business Expo at the Circle Square Cultural Center at On Top of the World on Thursday, March 29. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKLinda Wilkinson, right, of Stone Creek, won the $500 gift card at the Expo. She received the card from Joyce Weitz, Expo chair. Susan Manges displayed items and services from Comfort Keepers. Bruce Hancock had a big display for Advanced Diabetic Solutions. Kim Carrero of Coating Systems Inc. -- Never Paint Again. National Cremation representatives Gwen and Alex Reid talk with Bill Raupach, right, a resident of On Top of the World. Ryan and Tucker Reader represented Ecowater. Mitch Mattice with Southern Solar Innovations. Katilin Grey and Daryl Norfleet of the Orthopaedic Institute. More photos on Page 21 000B1RS CLIP HERE CLIP HERE CLIP HERE CLIP HERE 8810 SW Highway 200, Suite 124 & 125, Ocala Kingsland Plaza (352) 854-2033 HOURS Mon.-Fri. 8-6pm Sat. 8-2pm Designing Women Hair Salon & B ARBER S HOP Dee Stylist Sofie Owner Edward Stylist Angela Barber How old you are is your business. How young you look is our business. 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The Veterans Club GI Breakfast was a resounding success. More than 100 residents filed into the Clubhouse between 9 and 10:30 a.m. to enjoy a breakfast of SOS; eggs; sausage; toast; juice and a fruit cup. The turnout represented a more than 25 percent increase in attendance from the average for these events. Rich Becotte played favorite tunes from the forties, fifties and sixties in the background while the volunteers made sure everyone was served. Laughter rang out throughout the Clubhouse as people talked, joked; planned for the Fun in the Sun Games and enjoyed their meal. Without the cadre of volunteers, these types of events would not be possible and compliments are due to Marty Duesel and his team. Thanks to them, no one had to wait for their food; it was served up hot and delicious; and everyone walked away well fed and satisfied. Cherrywood is very fortunate indeed to have so many committed individuals who are willing to spend their time and energy for worthwhile social and charitable events. All of the proceeds for the GI Breakfast go to the many Veterans Club Charities so a very special thanks goes out to you, the residents of this great community for your support and participation. Following the breakfast, a drawing was held and Peggy Konar took the first place prize. After all the expenses, the Veterans took in a nice profit that will go towards helping those in need. Again, Well Done Veterans and Thank You residents. Fun in the Sun The competition was fast and furious at the Senior Fun in the Sun Games last Saturday as eight teams vied for medals and bragging rights. Fans gathered on the sidelines cheering on their favorites and the athletes gave it their all to win. Four events, Horseshoes; Bocce Ball; putting and shuffleboard made up the games involved and so the contestants had to be well versed in all of these challenging sports. Personally, I made some observations along the way. At the Horseshoe pit, Dave and Holly Bragdon showed no mercy on my partner Gen Downs, and me. Repeated ringers were scored by the pair while I would have been better off throwing the horse instead of just its shoes. Gen kept us from getting shutout. Shuffleboard did little to change our luck in spite of Geris excellent coaching. Then there was Bocce Ball, and while my team mates made a better showing; we fell just a tad short of victory. On the putting green, Richard Downs and Suzi Everlove stepped up and got us a badly needed win with some excellent shots. It was just enough to secure us last place of the eight teams. Not everyone fared as poorly as our team did however. First place went to the team of Bill and Sandra Brotherhood paired with Marty and Marti Duesel, otherwise known as the Awesome Foursome. Second place winners were Fred OHern, Al Buechter, Richard Whitworth and Bill Huff. In third place, the all girls team of Renee Hamilton, Donna Moran,Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com 000B0FA CARDS AND GIFTS Every Card 50% Off Every Day Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County P OST O FFICE F LORIDA L OTTERY F AX C OPIES S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200 S UITE 135 Unique & Unusual Gifts from: Sarahs Angel Willow Tree Jim Shore NOA Precious Moments Rhythm Clocks Snowbabies Annaleece Vet Club breakfast was a big success CHERRYWOOD ESTATES J EJohn Everlove Fun in the Sun Gold Medal winners Bill and Sandra Brotherhood Marty and Marti (not shown) Duesel. Fun in the Sun Silver Medal winners Bill Huff, Rich Whitworth, Al Buechter, Fred OHern SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE14 ers are frequent and fun. Biking and skiing are two of Tims favorite hobbies. While Florida offers few opportunities for skiing, he takes part in at least two races per year. The course he rides is 48 miles long so its quite a workout. He used to do 100-mile races but has toned that back in recent years. Everyone who knows Tim and Daphne say the same thing about them; They are the nicest people youll ever meet. Always a smile on his face, Tim feels richly blessed to have all that he and Daphne share here in Cherrywood; warm weather, light traffic, a good business and most of all, great people. From Your ReporterIf you have comments or suggestions for articles about Cherrywood or if theres something that you would like to see in this column please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Your opinions count. To all my Christian friends, may I wish you a very Happy Easter and a very Happy and Kosher Passover to all my Jewish friends. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 On April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club, the Oak Run Photography Club program will feature Near Infra Red (NIR) photography. NIR sounds sophisticated, complicated and difficult. In reality it is none of these. NIR photography can be done with both simple point and shoot cameras or with DSLRs. If you have a NIR capable camera (and some are very inexpensive, you may own one), all you need to add is a readily available filter and some practice. Mr. Tim Rankin will tell us how to use this technique. He has worked with NIR both with film (years ago) and with digital cameras. Tim will not only show us how to do NIR photography, he will also show us how to determine if our cameras are NIR capable. If you do not have a NIR capable camera, used ones are readily available at very low cost. This is because more of the older digital cameras are NIR ready than newer ones. Why would you want to experiment with NIR photography? The photographs can be both unusual and very beautiful. A local professional photographer, Kent Weakly, has won national recognition with his NIR photographs made in the Ocala area Join us to learn a new way (to many of us) to enjoy making unusual and beautiful photographs On April 14 our field trip will take us to an Arabian Horse farm where we can get close up and personal with some beautiful horses! Bring apples and/or carrots and a horse will love you! There will be more information at the meting and on our blog orphotoclub.blogspot.com (no hyphen in address) or call Walt or Laurie. The Oak Run Troubadors get ready for their concert. 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topic and will be able to answer a host of questions. Prizes will be awarded for those who decorate their own table for this fun event. Spring bouquets; flower arrangements; even Easter Bunnies and chocolate eggs will work for this fun competition. So use your imagination and go for the gusto. As always, bring a dish to pass of your favorite recipe and your own table service. Coffee and lemonade will be on hand and as a special treat, Pat Eveland is bringing an ice cream cake for dessert. On May 9, the last luncheon of the season will be held at Logans Steak House so come on out on Wednesday the 11th for a great luncheon and to make your reservations for Logans on the 9th. All the women of Cherrywood are welcome to attend this fun and informative event.Win a CruiseTickets are still available to win a three-day Bahamas cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise line. This trip for two includes fees; port taxes; gratuities and a hundred dollars in spending money. The Veterans Club is selling these raffle tickets for just $10 each or three for $20. Thats a great deal! Get your tickets from Geri, Rich Hurley or Bill Mahar. The drawing will be on Memorial Day and you dont have to be present to win; in fact, you dont even have to be a Cherrywood resident to win so get your tickets soon. Garden Club Gathering On April 16 at 11 a.m., our Garden Club will be meeting to discuss some very urgent and important business. Members will select a new chairperson to head up the club for the coming year. In addition, they will be discussing the Community Garden contest for next month. Everyone who has an interest in horticulture is urged to attend this meeting as plans are being made for not only the coming season but for after the summer break. Be there with your ideas and questions; suggest field trips and guest speakers; or just be part of this growing club. Garden Club, where flowers and friendships bloom. BingoEvery Thursday at 7 p.m., the Cherrywood Clubhouse opens its doors and the Bingo games begin. Theres fun; excitement; and money to be made on every game so be sure to come on out and enjoy an evening of challenging entertainment.Democratic ClubThe Democratic Club will meet on April 20 at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. This is an open meeting and all members of the community are invited. Refreshments will be served. This month we are very pleased to welcome as our special guest speaker, Pat Gabriel, the current president of the 200 Coalition. She is extremely knowledgeable of what is happening in Marion County. It is very important that we are completely informed of the future plans for the county so that we are able to get involved. Please come along and ask your questions and Pat will keep us informed and up to date. Harriet Scarpino, our club president, is recuperating at Timber Ridge Rehab and she wishes to thank all our members and friends in Cherrywood for their prayers, cards and telephone calls. She asks that we continue praying until she has fully recovered and she thanks each and everyone. The Cherrywood Democratic Club meets on the third Friday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. Ken Beech, VP can be reached at 352-8618315. Article information provided by Ken Beech Comedy NightOn May 18, Cherrywood residents are in for a special treat. Its Comedy Night with special guest star, Mark Alan. Tickets are only $1 to watch this world class talent. Enjoy his humor and his magic tricks as he entertains starting at 6 p.m. Immediately following Mark, our own Ricky B will crank up the tunes for a fun filled evening of dancing, with all of the usual raffles and a 50/50 drawing included with the price of your ticket. Snacks and free coffee or lemonade will be available and feel free to bring your own beverages too. See Geri for tickets and mark you calendar. You dont want to miss this great night of fun, surprises and entertainment. More details will follow in later editions of the Citizen.Bocce Ball has new timeFor all of you who enjoy the Bocce Ball evenings on Saturday please make a note that the new starting time is 8 p.m. Every Saturday a welcoming group of residents head out to the Bocce Court behind the Clubhouse and either play or socialize or both. In the event of a rain storm, the crowd retreats to the Clubhouse to enjoy a few adult beverages or soft drinks and share the good times that being with friends brings. Bocce is a blast, so dont pass up a chance to learn a great game and meet some great people. If youre a newcomer to the game or to the group, youre cordially invited to stop on by. Remember, strangers are just people we havent met yet.Spotlight on ExcellenceEach week we bring you a glimpse of someone in our community who has an interesting past; a promising future or just makes Cherrywood a nicer place to live. This week the spotlight is on Tim Delaney. Tim is a native of Syracuse New York and took the long route to find Florida and Cherrywood. After a brief career as a tailor, working needle and thread and the sales floor, Tim landed a job with U.S. Airway in customer service. From Syracuse he was moved to Denver; then to Pittsburgh, Kansas City and finally to Orlando. He requested to go where Mickey lives to get out of the cold weather. In Orlando he found more than just sunshine; he found the sunshine of his life, his wife, Daphne. Daphne, a native of Nicaragua who moved to the United States when she was 4 years old, was working at the airport coffee shop. The pair began dating and fell in love. Unfortunately, shortly after, the tragedy of 9/11 struck and the airlines were hit with layoffs. Tim and Daphne moved to Cherrywood and Tim took a job with the Ocala Hilton. The hospitality industry was hit hard by the economic problems following the tragic terrorist attack and again, Tim was laid off. Beginning a new profession in home improvement, Tim started up his own company. That was almost nine years ago and since that time; many of the residents of Cherrywood have come to know him and his top quality work. Daphne works at Stein Mart along with offering an airport shuttle service. The two stay busy with not only their work but with the caring for their animals and their hobbies. Rica and Destin are the Delaneys two dogs. Rica was rescued from a trash dump and Destin was a refugee from Hurricane Katrina. They found a loving home and loving hands to care for them and they know it. The two puppies are affectionate, gentle and will become lap dogs once theyve been introduced to strangers. Not content with just taking care of their dogs, Tim and Daphne have also been known to take care of stray cattle. Because they live adjacent to the pasture, occasionally, a cow will get loose and graze on their front or back lawn. Its not unusual for Tim to come home and have to guide the animals back through the gate so they can rejoin the rest of the herd. One day, Daphne and Tim found a baby calf in their yard. Apparently the mother cow had died during childbirth because the little one was alone and scared. For a few days, until they could get a hold of the owner, they took in the orphaned infant. With advice from a veterinarian, they purchased special formula and bottle fed theFriday, April 6, 2012 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Pia Dean and T.T. a.k.a. Terry Torrusio completed the winners. Many thanks to Chris Zacco for selecting the beautiful medals and to Mario Zacco who suggested that Cherrywood Property Management also donate free hot dogs for the games. Players and spectators brought their own beverages and needless to say, had a truly enjoyable experience. The prize money was taken from entry fees paid by the teams. Fun in the Sun is at the very least, one of the most entertaining events on the Cherrywood social calendar. The Social Committee with the help of Rich Hurley put together this event along with his team of volunteers. Jay OHern was in charge of the food with Marguerite Fiorenza and Joan Siegel lending their hands and expertise. Geri was at the shuffleboard court; Rich Becotte refereed the horseshoes while David Siegel conducted the Bocce Ball matches. Gene Wachsmuth handled the putting green to round out the games. At the ticket table were Marion OHern, Peggy Konar and Elaine Wachsmuth and they did a brisk business in 50/50 tickets; Dyngus Day tickets and raffles. The turnout was excellent, the competition lighthearted and jocular and the atmosphere, just plain fun. Thanks to our volunteers for all their hard work and planning. If youve never taken part or attended these games, you dont know what youre missing. Friendship, fellowship and sportsmanship all rolled into one beautiful day; that is what Fun in the Sun is all about.Yard sale: All welcome Mark your calendar for April 21. Starting at 8 a.m. and going until 1 p.m., Cherrywood will be holding a mammoth yard sale. Cruise the beautiful streets of the Cherrywood properties and stop at the various homes offering treasures and bargains for sale. Talk with the friendly residents and get to know them as you shop. This is a great day for all concerned and we look forward to welcoming the entire community into our neighborhood to save money and to see how nice Cherrywood truly is. Residents selling items, remember, items must be put out prior to 8 a.m. on the morning of the sale. Grab an extra cup of coffee and start early; it will be worth the effort.Dyngus Day danceDyngus Day, a Polish Holiday observed the Monday after Easter to celebrate the end of the sacrifices of the Lenten Season, is alive and well at Cherrywood. On Monday starting at 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse, residents will gather to dance, laugh and enjoy the company at this gala party. Tickets are only $2 per person and this is what you get for that more than affordable price. Polish sausage, snacks, lemonade and coffee; the dance music of our own resident DJ Rich Becotte, the man of a thousand tunes; and the good company of your fellow Cherrywood neighbors. This year, were trying something new; a chance for everyone to decorate their own table. Look up Dyngus Day on your computer to get ideas for your entry. (I might give you a hint here; consider pussy willows in water.) There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prize also, another feature of all our fun dances. As always, you are welcome to bring your own beverages if you wish, so grab your friends and relatives and get on down to the frolicking Dyngus Day Dance. Where else can you get great entertainment; good food; excellent company and a chance to win something for just $2?Photo Club to meetOn Friday, April 13, the Cherrywood Photo Club will hold its first meeting in the Clubhouse at 10 a.m. We have a guest speaker lined up and all residents of Cherrywood are invited and urged to come out and join us as we kick off this interesting and informative club. Over the months to come we will be exploring the technologies (how the camera works); proper photo techniques (How not to blur your photos); and a lot more including artistic composition; subject matter and color. For those of you who dont have grandchildren around to teach you how to use your digital camera, this is a great opportunity for you to learn and for those who are experienced photographers, this is a great chance for your to share your knowledge. Come on out and enjoy.Ladies Luncheon plusOn April 11 at noon, the ladies will be holding their Spring Holiday Luncheon. Guest speaker Roy Mitchell from SECO will be on hand to remind everyone about precautions to take during severe weather situations. He is very well versed in this CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Fun in the Sun Bronze Medal winners Pia Dean, Donna Moran, Terry Torrusio, Rene Hamilton (2). Breakfast servers, Sandry Brotherhood, Ida Mahar, Trude Smith and Marguerite Fiorenza with Fred OHern. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE15 Tim and Daphne Delaney. SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE16 861-Wise (9473) VOTED SOUTH MARION CITIZENS READERS CHOICE #1 USED CAR DEALER FOR 6 CONSECUTIVE YEARS 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 13 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!! 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Wise Way $26,789 2011 Honda Accord 4 Door, 4 Cyl., Power Seat, One Owner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $21,789 2010 Toyota Venza Leather, Power Hatch, Like New, 13K Miles . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $26,977 2011 Ford Taurus SEL Leather, Dual Power Seat, 2,000 Miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $26,977 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Leather, Loaded, Only 15,000 Miles . Wise Way $19,577 2012 Hyundai Elantra 4 doors, 40 MPG HWY, Only 300 Miles . . . . . . . . . . . Save Big! 2011 Kia Forte EX 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, 4 door, Automatic . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $16,977 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 000B1S1 Limit 2 Exp. 4/20/12 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. 4/20/12 $ 3 99 Limit 2 Exp. 4/20/12 Limit 2 Exp. 4/20/12 $ 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. 5/4/12 000B1TB Crossroads Crossroads Country Kitchen Country Kitchen Breakfast Served 6am 4pm Mon.-Sat. 7am 3pm Sun. YOU TRIED THE REST NOW TRY 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 000B1SC 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 4/13/12 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 $ 3.25 each $ 9.95 000B2L4 OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala 352-237-4598 Thank you for your preference.... 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Exp. 4/13/12 $1.00 OFF $1.00 OFF ENTREE ENTREE 000B1T4 Serving Donuts, Bagels, Pastries, Coffee, Tea & Hot Breakfast 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 CA TERING AND GIFT BASKETS FREE SMALL COFFEE WITH ANY PURCHASE Expires 4/13/12 NO W SER VING L UNCH Sandwiches & Salads Happy Holidays All-Day W eekend Featur es Friday Fish Fry 11 am to Close Friday Fish Fr y 11 am to Close Choose fr om our farm raised catfish, cut thin and tossed in a blend of cornmeal and seasonings. Or tr y our traditional Cod Fillets, hand dipped in our own special batter and fried to a golden br own. Ser ved with Steak Fries and Cole Slaw Saturday Chicken n Rice 11 am to Close Satur day Chicken n Rice 11 am to Close Made fr om scratch. Our chicken tenderloin simmered in a hearty chicken gravy and ser ved atop a bed of seasoned rice along with two vegetables. 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topic and will be able to answer a host of questions. Prizes will be awarded for those who decorate their own table for this fun event. Spring bouquets; flower arrangements; even Easter Bunnies and chocolate eggs will work for this fun competition. So use your imagination and go for the gusto. As always, bring a dish to pass of your favorite recipe and your own table service. Coffee and lemonade will be on hand and as a special treat, Pat Eveland is bringing an ice cream cake for dessert. On May 9, the last luncheon of the season will be held at Logans Steak House so come on out on Wednesday the 11th for a great luncheon and to make your reservations for Logans on the 9th. All the women of Cherrywood are welcome to attend this fun and informative event.Win a CruiseTickets are still available to win a three-day Bahamas cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise line. This trip for two includes fees; port taxes; gratuities and a hundred dollars in spending money. The Veterans Club is selling these raffle tickets for just $10 each or three for $20. Thats a great deal! Get your tickets from Geri, Rich Hurley or Bill Mahar. The drawing will be on Memorial Day and you dont have to be present to win; in fact, you dont even have to be a Cherrywood resident to win so get your tickets soon. Garden Club Gathering On April 16 at 11 a.m., our Garden Club will be meeting to discuss some very urgent and important business. Members will select a new chairperson to head up the club for the coming year. In addition, they will be discussing the Community Garden contest for next month. Everyone who has an interest in horticulture is urged to attend this meeting as plans are being made for not only the coming season but for after the summer break. Be there with your ideas and questions; suggest field trips and guest speakers; or just be part of this growing club. Garden Club, where flowers and friendships bloom. BingoEvery Thursday at 7 p.m., the Cherrywood Clubhouse opens its doors and the Bingo games begin. Theres fun; excitement; and money to be made on every game so be sure to come on out and enjoy an evening of challenging entertainment.Democratic ClubThe Democratic Club will meet on April 20 at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. This is an open meeting and all members of the community are invited. Refreshments will be served. This month we are very pleased to welcome as our special guest speaker, Pat Gabriel, the current president of the 200 Coalition. She is extremely knowledgeable of what is happening in Marion County. It is very important that we are completely informed of the future plans for the county so that we are able to get involved. Please come along and ask your questions and Pat will keep us informed and up to date. Harriet Scarpino, our club president, is recuperating at Timber Ridge Rehab and she wishes to thank all our members and friends in Cherrywood for their prayers, cards and telephone calls. She asks that we continue praying until she has fully recovered and she thanks each and everyone. The Cherrywood Democratic Club meets on the third Friday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. Ken Beech, VP can be reached at 352-8618315. Article information provided by Ken Beech Comedy NightOn May 18, Cherrywood residents are in for a special treat. Its Comedy Night with special guest star, Mark Alan. Tickets are only $1 to watch this world class talent. Enjoy his humor and his magic tricks as he entertains starting at 6 p.m. Immediately following Mark, our own Ricky B will crank up the tunes for a fun filled evening of dancing, with all of the usual raffles and a 50/50 drawing included with the price of your ticket. Snacks and free coffee or lemonade will be available and feel free to bring your own beverages too. See Geri for tickets and mark you calendar. You dont want to miss this great night of fun, surprises and entertainment. More details will follow in later editions of the Citizen.Bocce Ball has new timeFor all of you who enjoy the Bocce Ball evenings on Saturday please make a note that the new starting time is 8 p.m. Every Saturday a welcoming group of residents head out to the Bocce Court behind the Clubhouse and either play or socialize or both. In the event of a rain storm, the crowd retreats to the Clubhouse to enjoy a few adult beverages or soft drinks and share the good times that being with friends brings. Bocce is a blast, so dont pass up a chance to learn a great game and meet some great people. If youre a newcomer to the game or to the group, youre cordially invited to stop on by. Remember, strangers are just people we havent met yet.Spotlight on ExcellenceEach week we bring you a glimpse of someone in our community who has an interesting past; a promising future or just makes Cherrywood a nicer place to live. This week the spotlight is on Tim Delaney. Tim is a native of Syracuse New York and took the long route to find Florida and Cherrywood. After a brief career as a tailor, working needle and thread and the sales floor, Tim landed a job with U.S. Airway in customer service. From Syracuse he was moved to Denver; then to Pittsburgh, Kansas City and finally to Orlando. He requested to go where Mickey lives to get out of the cold weather. In Orlando he found more than just sunshine; he found the sunshine of his life, his wife, Daphne. Daphne, a native of Nicaragua who moved to the United States when she was 4 years old, was working at the airport coffee shop. The pair began dating and fell in love. Unfortunately, shortly after, the tragedy of 9/11 struck and the airlines were hit with layoffs. Tim and Daphne moved to Cherrywood and Tim took a job with the Ocala Hilton. The hospitality industry was hit hard by the economic problems following the tragic terrorist attack and again, Tim was laid off. Beginning a new profession in home improvement, Tim started up his own company. That was almost nine years ago and since that time; many of the residents of Cherrywood have come to know him and his top quality work. Daphne works at Stein Mart along with offering an airport shuttle service. The two stay busy with not only their work but with the caring for their animals and their hobbies. Rica and Destin are the Delaneys two dogs. Rica was rescued from a trash dump and Destin was a refugee from Hurricane Katrina. They found a loving home and loving hands to care for them and they know it. The two puppies are affectionate, gentle and will become lap dogs once theyve been introduced to strangers. Not content with just taking care of their dogs, Tim and Daphne have also been known to take care of stray cattle. Because they live adjacent to the pasture, occasionally, a cow will get loose and graze on their front or back lawn. Its not unusual for Tim to come home and have to guide the animals back through the gate so they can rejoin the rest of the herd. One day, Daphne and Tim found a baby calf in their yard. Apparently the mother cow had died during childbirth because the little one was alone and scared. For a few days, until they could get a hold of the owner, they took in the orphaned infant. With advice from a veterinarian, they purchased special formula and bottle fed theFriday, April 6, 2012 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Pia Dean and T.T. a.k.a. Terry Torrusio completed the winners. Many thanks to Chris Zacco for selecting the beautiful medals and to Mario Zacco who suggested that Cherrywood Property Management also donate free hot dogs for the games. Players and spectators brought their own beverages and needless to say, had a truly enjoyable experience. The prize money was taken from entry fees paid by the teams. Fun in the Sun is at the very least, one of the most entertaining events on the Cherrywood social calendar. The Social Committee with the help of Rich Hurley put together this event along with his team of volunteers. Jay OHern was in charge of the food with Marguerite Fiorenza and Joan Siegel lending their hands and expertise. Geri was at the shuffleboard court; Rich Becotte refereed the horseshoes while David Siegel conducted the Bocce Ball matches. Gene Wachsmuth handled the putting green to round out the games. At the ticket table were Marion OHern, Peggy Konar and Elaine Wachsmuth and they did a brisk business in 50/50 tickets; Dyngus Day tickets and raffles. The turnout was excellent, the competition lighthearted and jocular and the atmosphere, just plain fun. Thanks to our volunteers for all their hard work and planning. If youve never taken part or attended these games, you dont know what youre missing. Friendship, fellowship and sportsmanship all rolled into one beautiful day; that is what Fun in the Sun is all about.Yard sale: All welcome Mark your calendar for April 21. Starting at 8 a.m. and going until 1 p.m., Cherrywood will be holding a mammoth yard sale. Cruise the beautiful streets of the Cherrywood properties and stop at the various homes offering treasures and bargains for sale. Talk with the friendly residents and get to know them as you shop. This is a great day for all concerned and we look forward to welcoming the entire community into our neighborhood to save money and to see how nice Cherrywood truly is. Residents selling items, remember, items must be put out prior to 8 a.m. on the morning of the sale. Grab an extra cup of coffee and start early; it will be worth the effort.Dyngus Day danceDyngus Day, a Polish Holiday observed the Monday after Easter to celebrate the end of the sacrifices of the Lenten Season, is alive and well at Cherrywood. On Monday starting at 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse, residents will gather to dance, laugh and enjoy the company at this gala party. Tickets are only $2 per person and this is what you get for that more than affordable price. Polish sausage, snacks, lemonade and coffee; the dance music of our own resident DJ Rich Becotte, the man of a thousand tunes; and the good company of your fellow Cherrywood neighbors. This year, were trying something new; a chance for everyone to decorate their own table. Look up Dyngus Day on your computer to get ideas for your entry. (I might give you a hint here; consider pussy willows in water.) There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prize also, another feature of all our fun dances. As always, you are welcome to bring your own beverages if you wish, so grab your friends and relatives and get on down to the frolicking Dyngus Day Dance. Where else can you get great entertainment; good food; excellent company and a chance to win something for just $2?Photo Club to meetOn Friday, April 13, the Cherrywood Photo Club will hold its first meeting in the Clubhouse at 10 a.m. We have a guest speaker lined up and all residents of Cherrywood are invited and urged to come out and join us as we kick off this interesting and informative club. Over the months to come we will be exploring the technologies (how the camera works); proper photo techniques (How not to blur your photos); and a lot more including artistic composition; subject matter and color. For those of you who dont have grandchildren around to teach you how to use your digital camera, this is a great opportunity for you to learn and for those who are experienced photographers, this is a great chance for your to share your knowledge. Come on out and enjoy.Ladies Luncheon plusOn April 11 at noon, the ladies will be holding their Spring Holiday Luncheon. Guest speaker Roy Mitchell from SECO will be on hand to remind everyone about precautions to take during severe weather situations. He is very well versed in this CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Fun in the Sun Bronze Medal winners Pia Dean, Donna Moran, Terry Torrusio, Rene Hamilton (2). Breakfast servers, Sandry Brotherhood, Ida Mahar, Trude Smith and Marguerite Fiorenza with Fred OHern. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE15 Tim and Daphne Delaney. SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE16 861-Wise (9473) VOTED SOUTH MARION CITIZENS READERS CHOICE #1 USED CAR DEALER FOR 6 CONSECUTIVE YEARS 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 13 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 000B10Z Wise Way Auto Sales 2012 Buick Regal Leather, Power Seat, Alloy Wheels, Only 100K Miles, WOW . . Wise Way $26,977 2012 Ford Focus SEL One-Owner, All New Design, 40MG . . . . . . . SAVE THOUSANDS!! 2012 Toyota Camry All New Design, No Hassle Buying . . SAVE BIG! 2010 Lincoln MKZ Heated/AC/Memory Seats, Alloy Wheels, Leather . Wise Way $24,788 2012 Chevy Cruze LT RS, Leather, Power Seat, 100K Warranty, Great Fuel Economy . . Save Big Wise Way $21,977 2012 Kia Sorento 4 Door SUV, Like New, One Owner, 3,000 Miles, 5 Yrs./60K Miles Warranty . . . Wise Way $25,789 2012-2011 Hyundai Sonatas, Elantras, Santa Fes Several Models to Choose From! 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, No Hassle of Big Dealer . . . . . . Save Thousands!! 2011 Buick Lacrosse CXS Heated Seats, AC Seats, Local Trade, True Luxury . . . Wise Way $31,977 2012 GMC Terrain SUV All New Design, Great Gas Mileage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $26,789 2011 Honda Accord 4 Door, 4 Cyl., Power Seat, One Owner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $21,789 2010 Toyota Venza Leather, Power Hatch, Like New, 13K Miles . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $26,977 2011 Ford Taurus SEL Leather, Dual Power Seat, 2,000 Miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $26,977 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Leather, Loaded, Only 15,000 Miles . Wise Way $19,577 2012 Hyundai Elantra 4 doors, 40 MPG HWY, Only 300 Miles . . . . . . . . . . . Save Big! 2011 Kia Forte EX 5yr/60k Mile Warranty, 4 door, Automatic . . . . . . . . . Wise Way $16,977 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 000B1S1 Limit 2 Exp. 4/20/12 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. 4/20/12 $ 3 99 Limit 2 Exp. 4/20/12 Limit 2 Exp. 4/20/12 $ 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. 5/4/12 000B1TB Crossroads Crossroads Country Kitchen Country Kitchen Breakfast Served 6am 4pm Mon.-Sat. 7am 3pm Sun. YOU TRIED THE REST NOW TRY 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 000B1SC 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 4/13/12 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 $ 3.25 each $ 9.95 000B2L4 OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala 352-237-4598 Thank you for your preference.... Open 7 to 7 Mon. Sat. $ 14 95 Soup or Salad, Potato, Vegetable, Drink & Dessert C o m e J o i n U s F o r E a s t e r D i n n e r Prime Rib or Ham 711193 Taste The Best Taste The Best Taste The Best 000B1SK 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 8 7 3 0 2 2 3 873-0223 WED. SA TURDA Y TUESDA Y ONE LARGE ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 $6.99 With purchase of beverage. Exp. 4/13/12 MONDA Y Excluding specials. Exp. 4/13/12 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. 4/13/12 BUY 1 SUB GET ONE BUY 1 SUB GET ONE 1/2 PRICE 1/2 PRICE 2 Beverage purchase required Excluding specials. Exp. 4/13/12 $1.00 OFF $1.00 OFF ENTREE ENTREE 000B1T4 Serving Donuts, Bagels, Pastries, Coffee, Tea & Hot Breakfast 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 CA TERING AND GIFT BASKETS FREE SMALL COFFEE WITH ANY PURCHASE Expires 4/13/12 NO W SER VING L UNCH Sandwiches & Salads Happy Holidays All-Day W eekend Featur es Friday Fish Fry 11 am to Close Friday Fish Fr y 11 am to Close Choose fr om our farm raised catfish, cut thin and tossed in a blend of cornmeal and seasonings. Or tr y our traditional Cod Fillets, hand dipped in our own special batter and fried to a golden br own. Ser ved with Steak Fries and Cole Slaw Saturday Chicken n Rice 11 am to Close Satur day Chicken n Rice 11 am to Close Made fr om scratch. Our chicken tenderloin simmered in a hearty chicken gravy and ser ved atop a bed of seasoned rice along with two vegetables. Sunday Homestyle Chicken 11 am to Close Sunday Homestyle Chicken 11 am to Close Enjoy two chicken breast fillets dipped in fresh buttermilk and hand breaded in our kitchen. Served with choice of two vegetables. 000B0TP Daily Dinner Features Daily Dinner Featur es Monday Fried Pork Chops with choice of two vegetables T uesday Butter Baked Chicken with choice of two vegetables W ednesday Br occoli Cheddar Chicken with choice of two vegetables Thursday T urkey n Dr essing with choice of two additional vegetables Every Day Ever y Day Theres Something Different Ther es Something Dif fer ent To Look Forward To. T o Look For war d T o. 711194 711194 Taste The B e s t Taste The Best Ta s t e The Bes t

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The Veterans Club GI Breakfast was a resounding success. More than 100 residents filed into the Clubhouse between 9 and 10:30 a.m. to enjoy a breakfast of SOS; eggs; sausage; toast; juice and a fruit cup. The turnout represented a more than 25 percent increase in attendance from the average for these events. Rich Becotte played favorite tunes from the forties, fifties and sixties in the background while the volunteers made sure everyone was served. Laughter rang out throughout the Clubhouse as people talked, joked; planned for the Fun in the Sun Games and enjoyed their meal. Without the cadre of volunteers, these types of events would not be possible and compliments are due to Marty Duesel and his team. Thanks to them, no one had to wait for their food; it was served up hot and delicious; and everyone walked away well fed and satisfied. Cherrywood is very fortunate indeed to have so many committed individuals who are willing to spend their time and energy for worthwhile social and charitable events. All of the proceeds for the GI Breakfast go to the many Veterans Club Charities so a very special thanks goes out to you, the residents of this great community for your support and participation. Following the breakfast, a drawing was held and Peggy Konar took the first place prize. After all the expenses, the Veterans took in a nice profit that will go towards helping those in need. Again, Well Done Veterans and Thank You residents. Fun in the Sun The competition was fast and furious at the Senior Fun in the Sun Games last Saturday as eight teams vied for medals and bragging rights. Fans gathered on the sidelines cheering on their favorites and the athletes gave it their all to win. Four events, Horseshoes; Bocce Ball; putting and shuffleboard made up the games involved and so the contestants had to be well versed in all of these challenging sports. Personally, I made some observations along the way. At the Horseshoe pit, Dave and Holly Bragdon showed no mercy on my partner Gen Downs, and me. Repeated ringers were scored by the pair while I would have been better off throwing the horse instead of just its shoes. Gen kept us from getting shutout. Shuffleboard did little to change our luck in spite of Geris excellent coaching. Then there was Bocce Ball, and while my team mates made a better showing; we fell just a tad short of victory. On the putting green, Richard Downs and Suzi Everlove stepped up and got us a badly needed win with some excellent shots. It was just enough to secure us last place of the eight teams. Not everyone fared as poorly as our team did however. First place went to the team of Bill and Sandra Brotherhood paired with Marty and Marti Duesel, otherwise known as the Awesome Foursome. Second place winners were Fred OHern, Al Buechter, Richard Whitworth and Bill Huff. In third place, the all girls team of Renee Hamilton, Donna Moran,Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com 000B0FA CARDS AND GIFTS Every Card 50% Off Every Day Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County P OST O FFICE F LORIDA L OTTERY F AX C OPIES S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200 S UITE 135 Unique & Unusual Gifts from: Sarahs Angel Willow Tree Jim Shore NOA Precious Moments Rhythm Clocks Snowbabies Annaleece Vet Club breakfast was a big success CHERRYWOOD ESTATES J EJohn Everlove Fun in the Sun Gold Medal winners Bill and Sandra Brotherhood Marty and Marti (not shown) Duesel. Fun in the Sun Silver Medal winners Bill Huff, Rich Whitworth, Al Buechter, Fred OHern SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE14 ers are frequent and fun. Biking and skiing are two of Tims favorite hobbies. While Florida offers few opportunities for skiing, he takes part in at least two races per year. The course he rides is 48 miles long so its quite a workout. He used to do 100-mile races but has toned that back in recent years. Everyone who knows Tim and Daphne say the same thing about them; They are the nicest people youll ever meet. Always a smile on his face, Tim feels richly blessed to have all that he and Daphne share here in Cherrywood; warm weather, light traffic, a good business and most of all, great people. From Your ReporterIf you have comments or suggestions for articles about Cherrywood or if theres something that you would like to see in this column please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Your opinions count. To all my Christian friends, may I wish you a very Happy Easter and a very Happy and Kosher Passover to all my Jewish friends. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 On April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club, the Oak Run Photography Club program will feature Near Infra Red (NIR) photography. NIR sounds sophisticated, complicated and difficult. In reality it is none of these. NIR photography can be done with both simple point and shoot cameras or with DSLRs. If you have a NIR capable camera (and some are very inexpensive, you may own one), all you need to add is a readily available filter and some practice. Mr. Tim Rankin will tell us how to use this technique. He has worked with NIR both with film (years ago) and with digital cameras. Tim will not only show us how to do NIR photography, he will also show us how to determine if our cameras are NIR capable. If you do not have a NIR capable camera, used ones are readily available at very low cost. This is because more of the older digital cameras are NIR ready than newer ones. Why would you want to experiment with NIR photography? The photographs can be both unusual and very beautiful. A local professional photographer, Kent Weakly, has won national recognition with his NIR photographs made in the Ocala area Join us to learn a new way (to many of us) to enjoy making unusual and beautiful photographs On April 14 our field trip will take us to an Arabian Horse farm where we can get close up and personal with some beautiful horses! Bring apples and/or carrots and a horse will love you! There will be more information at the meting and on our blog orphotoclub.blogspot.com (no hyphen in address) or call Walt or Laurie. The Oak Run Troubadors get ready for their concert. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Troubadours ConcertThe Troubadours Spring Concert is coming to Palm Grove on Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13, at 7 p.m. They say practice makes perfect and we have been doing just that in order to give you our very best performance of Premiers and Encores. Our choral group will sing new songs and old favorites such as New York, New York and Yellow Bird, as well as show tunes from State Fair and The Music Man. Also included will be a Cole Porter medley. Our ensemble will perform a beautiful new song with music and lyrics written by Dolly Parton as well as a cute arrangement of Zip A Dee Doo Dah. There also will be a dancer, flutist and some beautiful solos. All in all, anticipate a wonderful night that will lift your spirits and have you humming along with us. Ticket sales continue in the Orchid Club lobby with the last two on Monday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 11, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the door both nights of the concert. General seating tickets are $5 and reserved seats, $7. Our reserved seat tickets have gone very fast but there are still some available for both nights. For more information call Gus at 352873-3630. Come out and support your friends and neighbors as we sing for your entertainment. Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons Females Only Showcase of Stars. It will air daily following FYI at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from April 6 to 13.Renaissance WomenOur meeting and picnic on March 25 was quite successful due to the hard work by Jessica and her team who always do a great job. The food was very good and our meeting was interesting with many outings discussed. A zip line tour was well received as well as a visit to an elephant farm which will be planned for the fall. Norma will be in charge of our monthly outings from now until October. She can be contacted at 352-854-1910. April 11 will be lunch at Sky Restaurant at the Holiday Inn next to I-75 and S.R. 200. Call Norma if you would like to participate. We will meet at Sky at 1:30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing all of you. Valerie (352873-1633)Neighborhood 12 NewsThe ladies of Neighborhood 12 have been enjoying their monthly breakfast. They meet on the second Friday of every month at Royal Oaks Restaurant at 9 a.m. The next breakfast is Friday, April 13. All ladies in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. There is a new addition to breakfast. The gentlemen of Neighborhood 12 are breakfasting at Royal Oaks at the same time and day. They, however, are seated separately from the women. All men in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. Any new attendees, men or women, please call Sandy Wolfe at 352-8730816 so that we are able to give the restaurant a count and have seating available for all. Looking forward to seeing everyone next Friday.Laurel Oaks Out-to-DinnerRemember to save the date for the Laurel Oaks Out-to-Dinner on April 18 at the Braised Onion. Watch for a flyer in your cubby!Little Theatre/Way Off BroadwayThe curtain has fallen on Little Theatres four performances of Sex Please Were Sixty and based on the reaction from our audiences, it was a gasser. Following Sundays matinee, we struck the set (that means take it down) returned it to our storage facilities, wiped off the greasepaint and partied. At the conclusion of our run we have what we call a Strike or Afterglow party where we let it all hang out after some four months of earnest preparations. Most of our members also belong to Way Off Broadway and we are now looking at next falls play, Squad Room Blues. Many of you will recall the hilariously funny TV sitcom Barney Miller, starring Hal Linden. This squad room will rekindle all of those fond memories for it is a takeoff on that very successful show. Shortly Director Diane Porterfield will be announcing Way Off Broadway audition dates at which she anticipates a large cast call. New York ClubOur March dinner dance with the international night theme was successful. Catering by Pavarottis, music by the Carriers and the table decorations were all great and, of course, the people attending completed the picture. It was inspiring to look around the dance floor and see the sea of faces holding hands and singing We are the World. Our next dinner dance will be May 23 and the theme will be Stars and Stripes. More details will follow and tickets will be on sale May 7 from 10 a.m. to noon in the card room of the Orchid Club. Plans are in the works for an overnight trip to Naples, probably in October. Club members interested in this trip should hurry and sign up by calling Linda McHale at 352360-2131 to get your name on the list. Details are not yet known but keep checking this column in the Citizen for more information. Dont forget the Oak Run parade on July 4th. We would like to have our club participate with golf carts, bikes, etc. If interested in joining in on this great day, contact Joan Carazo at 352861-1939. Please contact Ginny Emerick at 353-854-5120 if you know anyone in the club who would like a kind word. New Yorkers, if you have any questions, contact John McHale, club president, at 352-362-3465.Oak Run TravelThere will be a documentation meeting for the April 26 Emerald Princess European Cruise on Saturday, April 7. The meeting will start at 1 p.m. in the Orchid Club and at least one person from each group travelling together should attend. If you cant make the meeting, call Bob Kocher at 352-854-0009. The last tickets sales from the current brochure have been held and most trips are rapidly selling out, so if you want to go you need to check the brochure and call the appropriate hosts. Of course, once a trip is sold out you can be put the wait list, but why hesitate? Two trips you would be especially sorry to miss are the show Boeing, Boeing on April 28 and the visit to Tarpon Spring on Aug. 16. Boeing, Boeing is funny and outrageous as the debonair Bernard juggles relationships with three vivacious flight attendants, each of whom believes she is his only girl. Once Robert, his best friend, arrives for a visit and schedules get changed, chaos and fun begin and Bernards love life goes into a tail spin! Hurry, call hosts Jim and Naomi Anzalone. Cost is $50 per person which includes the drivers tip. Dinner is on your own after return to Oak Run. Tarpon Springs on Floridas gulf coast is always a favorite of Oak Runners. On this day trip you will visit this quaint ethnic city with Greek restaurants and shops, see the Greek Sponge Diving Boys and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral with its weeping icon of St Nicolas. There will be an included lunch at one of the wonderful Greek restaurants. Join us for this informative and visually stimulating trip. Hosts are Dick and Elsa Berbig. The $69 per person costs also includes the drivers tip.Cruise Price ReductionCelebrity Cruises has announced a price reduction on the 11-night Celebrity Equinox Caribbean cruise hosted by Oak Run residents Bob and Regine Lammon, March 25 April 5, 2013. Prices have been cut depending on category. For more information, call Bob at 352-237-8720. Tennis ClubHere it is April, which now brings the warmer weather. The tennis committee has purchased new ice chest for our use. While waiting for your team to gather, all would appreciate very much if you would just take a few minutes and put fresh ice in the chest for your fellow players. Thank you very much. Before the snow birds leave, it is planned to have another tennis mixer on Wednesday April 25. Watch the bulletin board for the sign up sheet. Tally Tennis will continue during the month April on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. All those that played want to give the Bartons our thanks for running this activity. We will see how many players are interested in carrying Tally Tennis into May, though some of the snow birds will be gone. Watch the bulletin board or Channel 12 for future announcements regarding Tally Tennis.Royal Oaks Mens GolfMarch 30 saw another fine Florida Spring day, and the scores posted by the players reflected the good conditions. The game was the usual three best net, with the winners playing outstanding golf. In first with a score of 185 were Dick Blackburn, Bob Gildea, and Jim Kennedy. Second with a 189 were Dale Wurzburger, Larry Collins, Fred West, and Mike Madill. In third with a 190 were Bob Albright, Sam Sample, Dick Rizzo, and Dick Spano. Good shooting! Closest to the pin were Ron Catapano, Don Aubrey, and Mike Madill. Welcome back to league golf, Duke. We missed you and your loooong drives. Dont forget the Seniors Tournament on April 11 and 13. Chairman Dick Rizzo is accommodating those who cant play on the 11th, so contact him if you have a conflict.Royal Oaks Lady NinersOn March 29 we played putt-putt. Flight A: 1st. Elsa Berbig, 2nd. Rae Stover, 3rd. Sally Crass, 4th. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE18 Photos from WMBAs Spring Business Expo The West Marion Business Association held its annual Spring Business Expo at the Circle Square Cultural Center at On Top of the World on Thursday, March 29. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKLinda Wilkinson, right, of Stone Creek, won the $500 gift card at the Expo. She received the card from Joyce Weitz, Expo chair. Susan Manges displayed items and services from Comfort Keepers. Bruce Hancock had a big display for Advanced Diabetic Solutions. Kim Carrero of Coating Systems Inc. -- Never Paint Again. National Cremation representatives Gwen and Alex Reid talk with Bill Raupach, right, a resident of On Top of the World. Ryan and Tucker Reader represented Ecowater. Mitch Mattice with Southern Solar Innovations. Katilin Grey and Daryl Norfleet of the Orthopaedic Institute. More photos on Page 21 000B1RS CLIP HERE CLIP HERE CLIP HERE CLIP HERE 8810 SW Highway 200, Suite 124 & 125, Ocala Kingsland Plaza (352) 854-2033 HOURS Mon.-Fri. 8-6pm Sat. 8-2pm Designing Women Hair Salon & B ARBER S HOP Dee Stylist Sofie Owner Edward Stylist Angela Barber How old you are is your business. How young you look is our business. 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Charlotte Green. Flight B: 1st. Ilene Simnowitz, 2nd. Joyce Madill, 3rd. Diana Schmidt, 4th. Vange Bell. Closest to pin was Rae Stover. We had two chip-ins, Brenda Raider on hole #3 and Charlotte Green on hole #4 Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfOn Tuesday, March 27 we played a Point Game. Each player received 1 point for a net bogey, 2 points for a net par, 3 points for a net birdie and 4 points for a net eagle. We are all so used to wanting low scores but in this game the players with the highest number of points win! The winners were: First Flight 1st place Jan Tennant, 2nd place Janet Tully, 3rd place Diana Galla; Second Flight 1st place tie Joan OBrien and Sheila Adams, 3rd place tie Lynn Houghton, Chris Orndorff and Noreen Salo; Third Flight 1st place Patty Dougherty, 2nd place tie Gayle Feeman and Kathy Kollar. Maureen Edwards was closest to the pin on hole #16. Another beautiful spring Florida day for playing golf!Mr. Codys CornerOne of moms frequent contributors sent her information about a problem that I, as a cat, dont have to worry about but which I find quite interesting. I know mom has written about it before, but I am amazed that scam artists are still trying (and apparently sometimes succeeding) in getting money out of seniors by pretending to be a relative in trouble. The caller says they are in jail, usually in a foreign country, and asks for money to be wired to them so they can get out. A good rule to follow seems to me to never give or send anyone money (or provider personal information) unless you are absolutely certain you know who you are dealing with. One thing you can always do before sending money is check with other relatives and find out where the person who is supposed to be in trouble is at that time. You might even call their home to find them answering the phone. 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. Christs Church of Marion CountyChrist's Church of Marion County invites you to join our church family on Easter Sunday. Two Sunday School classes are available at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. featuring the choir's Easter presentation "The Love of Jesus". Following this service is our monthly Friendship Fellowship Luncheon, a potluck of Easter specialties, and socializing for all to enjoy. The remaining schedule: Tuesday, April 10: Mens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14: Garage and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m Tuesday, April 17: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 pm. Wednesday, April 18: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29: Joy Night, 5 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182.Joy Lutheran ChurchOn Good Friday, April 6, at 2 p.m., the Joy choir will present the cantata The Shadow of the Cross arranged and composed by Lloyd Larson. Dr. Wayne Kofink, Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion Oaks, will direct the choir. Pastor Edward Holloway, Jr. will hold an Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m. for an hour and a half. There will be readings, songs and communion depicting the creation through the life of Jesus. Easter Sunday will begin at 6:30 a.m. outdoors in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting). The message will be Quiet Love at Dawn. Two services will follow in the church sanctuary. At 8:30 a.m., the message will be Exhilarating Love and at 10:30 a.m., the message will be Eternal Love. The Bell and Vocal Choirs will perform at the last two services. These Holy Week services are open to the public and all are welcome. The church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For information call 352854-4509 ext 221. Recently I discovered something. The more I tried to keep up with the latest trend the further behind I get. I am not a complete technical idiot, but Im not too far off. The only thing I can say about me is that I at least try. The best example of all of this has to do with my cell phone. Is there anybody on the planet today that does not have a cell phone? And, the most important question, is there anybody driving a car that is not at the same time on that cell phone? Who in the world are they all talking to? My guess is they are all talking to each other. At least, they are not talking to me. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage finally convinced me to go into cahoots with her and get cell phones. The plan was this. She got to pick out the cell phones and I got to pay the bill. I must say I beat her on this one. She only got to take the cell phone once but I get to pay the bill every month. I was chuckling to myself that I finally pulled one over on her until I realized that I get to pay the bill every month. Every month! This is the last time I will try to pull something over on her. I never win. Consequently, we now are in the cell phone industry. I am not sure it is all working out for the good. I have yet to master the technological skill associated with successfully using my cell phone. Although my cell phone is rather small, it has more buttons on it than Bozo the clowns costume. Not only are there more buttons than I can count but each button is smaller than I can see. Who in the world designed such small buttons? I really think that my cell phone was designed for some midget. At this point, I cannot tell the difference when my cell phone is ringing or when I am receiving a text message. When a text message comes in I try to answer the cell phone and nobody seems to be on the other end. When I try to read the text message there are only letters instead of words. It takes me a half hour just to figure out one text message. Where is James Bond when you need him? I may not be the brightest letter on the keyboard but I do know how to spell words. It seems that in order to use a cell phone today you have to throw out words and start using letters. I will never get the hang of that. When somebody is on the phone and I am talking, all of a sudden the phone goes dead. I can talk for 3 minutes before realizing nobody is on the other end. I find this most frustrating. I am not sure that the convenience of the cell phone is worth the frustrating elements associated with having the cell phone. In a crowded restaurant the other day, my cell phone went off. Not thinking too much of my environment I answered the cell phone. It was a friend calling me. The conversation started rather jovial for all practical purposes. Suddenly I became conscious I had an audience. There are times when I really prefer not to have an audience. This was one of those times. I realized some of the people around me were eavesdropping in on my conversation. Then the unthinkable happened. My cell phone suddenly wentFriday, April 6, 2012 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Some things just seem too good to be true dead. It went dead in the middle of a rather humorous joke I was telling. Now what was I to do? It really was not my fault that the phone went dead. I did not plan it that way. Besides, I hate it when somebody stops in the middle of a joke and you never get to the punchline. For a few seconds I was not sure what the proper protocol is when your phone goes dead and you have an audience. I had to do some very quick thinking and come up with, what I thought was, a brilliant plan. I understand that when you do have an audience you have a certain responsibility with that audience. So, not to disappoint my audience, I continued my conversation on the cell phone as though somebody was actually on the other end. I was able to finish my joke and then I paused, not knowing what else to do. I merely continued the conversation I was having with my friend who really was not on the other end of this line. Sometimes it is good just to keep up a good front. From the snickers of the people around me in that restaurant, it was well worth finishing that joke. I hate to waste a good joke. After all, they are so hard to come by these days. Many things are just too good to be true and many of them I probably will never really get the hang of it. One thing I never really will fully understand is Gods love for me. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16 KJV). Although this sounds too good to be true, it is true nevertheless.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 352-6874240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. OUT TO PASTOR J SRev. James L. Snyder RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 More on Page 19 OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Sunday is Easter, an important day for Christians as they commemorate the resurrection of their savior, Jesus Christ, after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Its also a fun day for children as they get baskets from the Easter bunny and go on Easter egg hunts. Our travel down Pun Alley brings us some appropriate tales.Fluffy no moreWhen Susan was six, she got an Easter bunny and it was her responsibility to take care of Fluffy. His fluffy fur caught everything it touched leaves, feathers, food, and just about everything. Susan spent most of the day combing all this stuff out of his fur. One morning when Susans mother was making pancakes, Susans fouryear-old sister, Jill, asked Mommy about the oil she poured into the skillet. Mommy told her it was to prevent the food from sticking to the pan. Jill had a great idea. She spread the magic liquid all over Fluffys fur so the food and other substances wouldnt stick to him. When Susan went to Fluffys cage, he looked emaciated with his fur plastered against his skin. She needed to give him a bath. Susan exclaimed, Im gonna wash that PAM right out of my hare!ExcitingOn Easter Sunday morning as the minister was preaching the childrens sermon he reached into his bag of props and pulled out an egg. He pointed at the egg and asked the children, Whats in here? I know! Little Johnny exclaimed. Panty hose! Later, the minister asked Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the altar.Think!On Easter Sunday Jasons baby brother was christened in church, but Jason sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car. His father asked him three times what was wrong. Finally, the boy replied, That preacher said he wanted us brought up in a Christian home, but I want to stay with you guys.Bunny TalesThe out-of-work comic was complaining, To make a couple extra bucks I took the job at the department store. On Thanksgiving I dressed like a pilgrim, on Christmas I dressed like Santa Claus, but Im finished with holidays. Easter is coming and I aint gonna lay an egg for nobody! She wears her Easter bonnet with all the bills upon it. A Beauty Parlor is a place where women curl up and dye. Her acquaintances call her Easter Egg because shes hand-painted on the outside and hardboiled on the inside. Ten rabbits marching backwards are known as a receding hareline. When Andy was young, his duties in the church included helping to shorten or lengthen the holy robes. He was an alter boy. I suggested an egg fight on Easter. I got shelled. At a hippie wedding in Greenwich Village they gave the bride a shower just before the ceremony. When Easter bunny helpers make baskets they get two points, just like anyone else. Grandma, Dear, dont worry that Im sitting in front of the electric fan with a BB gun, I just came in to shoot the breeze. A real cool rabbit is a hip hopper. Donna has to look for a new job. Her last job at the spice factory was just seasonal.Sing Sing?The pastor announced that a prison quartet would be singing for the special Easter Sunday evening service. Nobody thought there was a prison in the vicinity and many looked forward to hearing such a group. It was puzzling that evening when four members of the church approached the stage. Then the pastor introduced them. This is our prison quartet, he said. Behind a few bars and always looking for the key.Wild RabbitTwo old-timers, Tom and Jerry, worked together in a rural West Virginia coal mine. On several occasions Tom had rabbit for lunch, and shared it with his workmate. One day Jerry asked, Where do you get rabbits? I cant find any. My wife she get them, Tom replied. Every night they come around the house and make noise. She shoot them. Noise? Rabbits dont make any noise. Sure, asserted Tom positively. They go meow, meow.Oak Run residents Dick and Jane wish you a joyful Easter. Some appropriate tales on this Easter weekend PUN ALLEY D FDick Frank Whats generous, green and good for the planet? Donating to Goodwill! Goodwill Industries business model, developed more than 100 years ago, is based on the concept of reusing and repurposing items and the jobs this process creates. This year, Goodwill hopes its fellow green-minded patrons will come out in droves to donate on Earth Day. To encourage the earth-friendly practice of repurposing items, all Goodwill-Suncoast donation locations will offer donors a brand new, reusable shopping tote on Earth Day weekend (while supplies last, April 21 & 22, at attended locations only). To thank its supporters, the Goodwill-Suncoast website features a printable Goodwill shopping coupon, good for 25% off one item at any Goodwill-Suncoast retail store through April 29. Goodwill-Suncoasts Earth Day promotion goes hand-in-hand with its green practices. Donations of gently used clothing and household goods gives those usable items a second life and diverts them from landfills. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY LILA IVEY Everyone knows what a privilege it is to live in this country. No other nation in the world offers its citizens the abundance of individual rights we so enjoy...and so often take for granted. One of those rights is the ability to make our own healthcare decisions. But who thinks about that until it is often too late? Who wants to upset the family with such an unpleasant discussion? Its one of those uncomfortable topics we assume is best swept under the rug until another time. Nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is, the time to talk about it is sooner rather than later. Just as preparing a will is optimal when we are of sound mind and body, preparing future healthcare needs when we can think clearly is just as important. There is no doubt that deciding what type of treatment we want in the future is difficult at best. Making decisions for others is decidedly even more complicated, especially when that person someone beloved can no longer speak for him or herself. With the Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990, Congress affirmed the right of every citizen to set forth future healthcare wishes in a document known as an advance directive. An advance directive can be as simple as a two-page Living Will or as lengthy as the Five Wishes, a detailedyet-user-friendly booklet. In Florida, an advance directive requires neither an attorney nor a notary just the writers signature and that of two witnesses. Despite the simplicity of securing such a document, it is estimated that only about 25 percent of all Americans have done so. Because advance directives can be created without a lawyer for free and are easy to fill out, this figure is astonishingly low. Each of us has the responsibility to guide our physicians and our loved ones regarding what we would want in the event of a catastrophic event whether its a chronic terminal illness or the result of an unexpected accident. Regardless of age or health status, we owe it to those we love to have the courage to discuss our wishes and follow through with a written advance directive. Be assured that living wills are revocable at any time. There are no wrong answers when determining healthcare choices. Advance directives are recognized by hospitals and the courts, but they must be in the hands of our physician and easily accessible to family members. The worst place to keep it is in the bank safety deposit box; keep it instead in a top drawer where everyone knows its location. Some documents also come with a handy wallet card. By following these simple steps, we, not the courts, make our own decisions. It wasnt so long ago that another Floridian, a 35-year-old St. Petersburg housewife, collapsed and never regained consciousness. Terri Schiavos situation vividly demonstrates how having an advance directive could have prevented the GUEST COLUMN National health care decision day will take place April 16 anguishing seven years that followed. Her parents and husband, bitterly divided over what each side believed Terri would have wanted, ultimately became entangled in countless court battles ending at Congresss doorstep. There were certainly no winners in this case. With so many things in life today out of our hands, we should take comfort in the fact that we can control something very important to us and to those who are near and dear: how we are treated should a serious illness or unforeseen accident occur. National Healthcare Decisions Day strives to provide the community with this much-needed information to reduce the number of tragedies that occur when a persons wishes are unknown. In addition, healthcare facilities and providers can offer informed and thoughtful guidance about advance planning to their patients. With healthcare, our decisions matter. This is one area where we can have it our way.Lila Ivey is director, Community Outreach, Hospice of Marion County. RELIGION Christian Life Assembly of GodEaster Week services continue on Easter morning at 10:45 a.m with The Thorn Experience a story of the love, sacrifice and hope of Easter at the Christian Life Assembly of God. The church is at 9644 S.W. County Road 484, near State Road 200. Countryside PresbyterianApril 6, Good Friday at noon, there will be a service recalling Jesus crucifixion with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. April 8, Easter Sunday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a celebratory Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Marshall officiating. Chancel and Handbell choirs under the direction of JoAnn Shaw will perform. The church is at 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. For information, call the church office at 352-237-4633.First Congregational UCCEaster Celebration: Sunday, April 8, Sunrise Service at 6:45 followed by breakfast. Traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. with chancel choir and bell choir. The church is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, 352-237-3035. Pastor Rev. Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr.Ocala West United MethodistGood Friday April 6, 7 p.m. a Reflection Service; Easter Celebration Sunday April 8, four services with special music and message; 6:30 a.m. Sunrise, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St., Ocala. Phone is 352-854-9550. Pastor is the Rev. Alan Jefferson. More on Page 11 St. Jude Catholic CommunityOn Good Friday, April 6, at 3 p.m. is the reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Holy Communion. On Saturday, April 7, the 4 p.m. Mass will not be celebrated. The Easter Vigil Service of Light begins at 7 p.m. with the lighting of the new fire followed by the Mass of the Resurrection. Catechumens are received into the Church at this Mass. Easter Sunday Masses will be at the usual times of 8 and 10 a.m. in English, 12:30 p.m. in Spanish and 5 p.m. in Creole.Church of the AdventThe Church of the Advent at 11251 S.W. County Road 484 (across from the fire department) has the following schedule: Good Friday: Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Easter Vigil: Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 8 at 8 and 10 a.m.College Park ChurchEaster services at College Park Church, 3140 S.W. 26th St., across from CF, will be at 8 and 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. All are welcome. For information, call 352-2372247.Farm Ministry serviceEveryone is invited to join local churches at a special Son Rise Community Service at Ocala Farm Ministry Easter Sunday, April 8, at 8 a.m., followed by a free Pancake Breakfast at Fellowship Baptist Church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and service at 10:30 a.m. Ocala Farm Ministry is at 501 N.W. 110th Ave.; Fellowship Baptist Church is at 10500 U.S. Hwy. 27 North, Ocala. Call Fellowship at 352-629-5379 for more information.Southwest Christian ChurchSouthwest Christian Church Presents Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ages 4 yrs. to 11 yrs. old, Free Hot Dogs and Games, 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, (352)861-9080 and www.swccocala.comTemple Beth ShalomTemple Beth Shalom will hold a traditional Passover Seder on Saturday, April 7 at 5 p.m. at the Temple, 1109 N.E. 8th Ave. Ocala. The cost of the Seder is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. Call Shifra at 352-812-2926 for reservations or questions. RELIGION UPCOMING VFW EVENTS The Mens Auxiliary serves Shrimp and Wings Baskets on the first and third Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. A fish fry is held on the second and fourth Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. It is $6 per dinner or 2 for $10. V-Burgers (2 for $2 along with chips) and special beer prices is available on the last Tuesday of the month from 4 until 5:30 p.m. On the second Tuesday of the month, the Ladies Dinner is served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This months dinner includes pork chops, scalloped potatoes, peas, rolls, and dessert for $7. Bingo is played each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials starting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available until 1:30. Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8 p.m. Food is available. Karaoke takes place in the Canteen each Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. and each Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Non-members must be signed in by a Post 4781 member. 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One (1) Mill Property Tax, A Travesty to Homeowners A couple things happened this past week regarding Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC). First, I ran into Butch Verrando, a Republican, Tea Party member outside the Friendship Public Library. I presume he was wanting enough names to get on the ballot, he never told me so. I asked him his position regarding MRMC and it was soon apparent he had no experience with hospital management or funding. He felt it should be sold. Im not endorsing anyone but Pat Gabriel seems to know what needs to be done by the County Commission and in particular, what will affect those of us living in the 200 Corridor. Second, comes the article regarding a one (1) mill fee on homeowners to help support MRMC. After reading this, I realize were far from a resolution. Right now, homeowners are bearing the greater part of the tax burden of financing Marion County. To add a one mill, or $1 per assessed $1,000 of property value to finance a 10-year bond against homeowners, is tantamount to going to the same well over and over again. Dont people realize a great portion of homeowners in Ocala are senior citizens living on a fixed income? It seems the great generation is still carrying the burden for the let someone else do it generation. What about those freeloaders who pay no taxes, nor pay for any type of health care, and have multiple babies by multiple parents, plus dont work and feel the world owes them something. But they can buy booze and cigarettes. These people go to a hospital and the welfare department and expect to be taken care of, now. Granted the 1/2 cent sales tax would not garner as much money for MRMC, but a sales tax is equitable to all residents of Marion County, plus what we get from tourists. It appears were still grasping at straws. Ive had great respect for the hospital board. Steve Purvis and his staff are doing a great job. Kulbar Ghumman on many occasions has shown great empathy and spoken eloquently on behalf of MRMC. Probably the worst members on the hospital board are lawyers, as they always look out for number one, themselves. Finally, I also heard, those of us on Social Security are receiving entitlements. You are absolutely right, we are entitled to getting our own money back we invested for 60 to 70 years, plus its accrued interest, in my case for 64 years. When I turned 16 years old in 1947, I started paying social security as well as income tax. Franklin Roosevelt developed Social Security to insure those people reaching retirement age, would have a comfortable income. It was a Social Security fund only, not a discretionary fund to be raided by the Republicans and put in the general fund. Dont forget the key word here is Security. As I said earlier, each year thereafter I paid into the fund. After I got out of the navy after serving during the Korean War, and as I made more money, I always paid the maximum, and my money accrued interest. You people out there who are uninformed dont realize, that we, the last of the great generation, were paying into our retirement fund long before you were born. Plain and simple. President Obama is trying to do the same for health care for those who not now have health care and having to be carried by those of us who do. Yep folks, Social Security was required and thank God it was, just as President Obama is trying to see that all Americans have health care. We had huge success with Social Security, so whats to prevent Obamas health care program from being successful. I really think its due to the generation gap between the great generation and the more uninformed present day permissive generation. You know those of us who are part of the last great generation are still supporting the present day generation in one way or another. Maybe, everyone should be required to buy a home so they could be taxed the one mill for the next 10 years, pay their fair share and then it would be more equitable. By the way, here in Florida, I helped bring Medicare to life in 1965 and the public said it would never work, but it has, quite successfully. Having spent my life in the health care and not-forprofit fields as well as lobbying the Florida and Georgia legislatures, worked for the House of Representatives, served on an advisory committee to Governor Zell Miller of Georgia, and serving on President Kennedys Inaugural Committee, I guess you might say, Ive been around a bit. But this is not about me, its about Marion County and MRMC, and its wants and needs. MRMC needs our help and we should all want to help our hospital. by spreading that responsibility equitably throughout our area. Bill Ford Oak RunCounty candidateI havent really thought much about who Im going to vote for in the upcoming Marion County Commission election, but one thing I know for sure is who Im not going to vote for, and that is Butch Verrando, a candidate for the 5th district seat. In a recent article in the Citizen, Verrando, when asked a question about development at C.R. 318 and I-75, replied that its so Lots of University of Florida college professors can come down here and pollute our county with liberals. Its what he thinks of the voters in the 5th district. You can bet if hes elected, which I hope he wont be, he will devote his time and effort to his conservative friends and not to the liberals in the district. Jim Rogers OcalaFairnessismMany middle and upper class blacks are beginning to speak out about the welfare class. One of the best books is: Uncle Sams Plantation by Star Parker. She really rips into the topic. Holds nothing back. This is a universal issue around which many can agree. The indigent cannot continue their free ride on the backs of others. The divide becomes more between upper, and lower class rather than between races. The issues are morals, diligence, socialization skills, intellect (Gods contribution) and family structure. Does the upper class have the right to exploit the lower class? Absolutely not! What then is a proper code of conduct for all? Not any of the failed isms, Marxism, Socialism, Fascism, or any other disaster. Been there done these. Did not work. How about something new! Fiarnessism! Everyone working to be the best they can be, without seeking unfair advantage? Beats the blood bath we experience every few years, instigated by blood lusters, race hustlers, and religious debunkers. Is it worth a try? No race or class trying to stick it to one another. Are we evolved and mature enough to try something new? Anything beats another blood bath. What was all that education about? When do we get our bang for our buck? Did anyone learn anything, besides Socialism, and Marxism? Did anyone study democracy? D.I. Larson OcalaFriday, April 6, 2012 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Attend the worship service of your choice... A WALK ACROSS THE SUN By Corban Addison Two teenage Indian girls first face tragedy when a tsunami sweeps their entire family out to sea. Then their personal nightmare begins when they fall into the hands of human traffickers. Ahalya, 17, and Sita, 15, born to upper-middle-class parents and destined for a bright future at either Oxford or Cambridge, know nothing of the world beyond their luxurious seaside home. After the devastation, thinking a friendly driver will take them to the safety of their convent school, they enter his vehicle and the dark underworld of sexual slavery. In A Walk Across the Sun, Corban Addison focuses on the psychological effects of degradation and imprisonment on the victims and shies away from explicitness. Notice how delicately he treats the subject of Ahalyas brutal initiation: Sita sat in the darkness of the stairwell, weeping at the sounds of her sisters violation. In her 15 years, she had acquired little knowledge of carnal desire, but she understood the meaning of rape. When the sounds of Shankars pleasure finally ended, she heard her sister begin to cry. In the slums of Bombay the girls captors exhibit icy cruelty or sputtering rage that terrifies them. Half way around the world a D.C. attorney, John Clarke, witnesses the abduction of an 11-year-old girl in the park with her mother. He gives chase but the abductors escape. Haunted by the incident, his estranged Indian wife, and the death of their infant daughter, Clarke accepts a transfer to Bombay to work with CASE Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation a global human rights organization. In time his work puts him on the case for finding the two girls and a chance to reunite with his wife. Meanwhile, Sita has escaped her sisters fate temporarily as her captors have other plans for her that takes her to Europe and then to America. The feisty younger sister plans two daring escapes that will have readers biting their nails. The author does a fine job of bringing this abominable trade to the readers attention, a diabolical trafficking that puts a premium on virgins described to buyers as seal packed and a high price on all underage girls. The fictional victims fare better in this debut novel than most of those in reality. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com The Supreme Court has heard the oral arguments about the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare) and the justices have held their preliminary closed meeting. The Court will hand down its decision in June. In the meantime, even though we havent read the 2000 pages of the Affordable Care Act, bloggers, talk-show hosts, and columnists are exercising their opinions about the life or death of Obamacare. We consider our right to have opinions as sacred as freedom of speech. The supporters sales pitch is that Obamacare will create a better health care system, make insurance companies more accountable, and provide coverage for all Americans. The real issues are federal power, states rights, and money. Beginning in the late 1800s, a number of European countries sponsored or allowed various kinds of sickness insurance. In some countries it was openly socialistic. In others, conservatives offered limited health plans to head off demands from labor. Health insurance for workers evolved more slowly in the U.S. The socialist party and labor were focused more on wages than on benefits. The federal government left sickness and health matters to the states. In the early 20th Century, Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressives began support for health insurance because of their belief the U.S. would not be a strong nation unless it cared for its sick and poor citizens. A real campaign began in 1912 when the Association of Labor Legislation drafted a model for national health insurance for working class families earning less than $1,200 a year. For a few years the idea had the support of the American Medical Association (AMA), but their enthusiasm faded. Strangely, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) was opposed to the idea. AFL was suspicious of business and state supervision of peoples social needs. Renewed talk about national health insurance after World War I ran into opposition from business, labor, doctors, and insurance companies. Interest rose again in the 1930s when the costs of medical and hospital care began to rise. After Franklin Roosevelt became president (1933), a diverse group of economists, philanthropies, and public health organizations campaigned to spend more national resources on health care. The AMA characterized the movement as socialized medicine. There were several attempts to develop a program of national health insurance during the Roosevelt terms (1933-1945). A bill to establish compulsory insurance funded by a payroll tax was introduced in every session of Congress for 14 years, but never passed. President Harry Truman (1945-53) was also a staunch advocate of national health insurance, but during his tenure critics went beyond calling it socialized medicine. Ohio Senator Robert Taft (1939-l953) called it a page out of the Soviet Communist textbook. After World War II private health insurance expanded rapidly, and agitation for national health insurance declined. Medicare and Medicaid also reduced interest. Now, after more than a hundred years, all the same players are waiting for the Supreme Courts decision on Obamacare liberals, conservatives, business, unions, medicine, and insurance companies. Its ironic that each of the interested parties has switched sides at least once. Its called the politics of self-interest. www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, April 6, 2012 Many years ago when I was working in Palatka, being a sports fan, I used to go to the basketball games at St. Johns River Junior College, which become a community college and is now a college. I often wondered why a community college had so many outof-town players. Those questions cropped up again when I moved to Ocala. One time I looked at Central Florida Community Colleges roster, and there were several players from Russia. I sarcastically asked, What community are they serving Minsk? Now comes the word that because of equality and other issues, St. Johns is dropping basketball. The Vikings, as they are called, are keeping some other sports, but basketball (they only had a mens team) is falling by the wayside. To me that brings up the question: Do our community colleges really need to have interscholastic sports? I know, they are not community colleges in name any more, but in theory they still serve specific geographic areas. Take a look at the basketball teams of the College of Central Florida for the season just concluded. The men had only one local player, from Ocala Forest. They had two from London (as in England) and a bunch of others from around the state and U.S. Likewise, the women had only one local player, from Trinity Catholic. They had one from Sweden, and some from several places around the U.S., including one from my old stomping grounds in New Jersey, where they spelled the name of her town (Paterson) and the name of her high school (Paramus Catholic) wrong on the website roster. These colleges, with the majority of their degrees being of the two-year variety, were originally conceived as an alternative to four-year schools, both in availability and cost. But many of their sports have turned into farm teams for the major universities. Players are at the school for one or two years to hone their skills, or their grades, and then transfer to a four-year school, where they are not subject to the NCAAs transfer rule of sitting out for a season. One thing St. Johns is doing is taking some of the money saved and turning it into academic scholarships for minority students. Shouldnt other schools do the same? Im all for athletics, but it should not be a reason for giving a student a free ride at a local college. Let more students with academic prowess get the financial help even if they dont play basketball, baseball or whatever. This is not an issue that the local schools should be deciding. This is something that, on a statewide level, legislators say should be changed. Leave the athletics to the bigger state four-year schools and universities. Let our local colleges do what they were intended to do, bridge the gap for deserving students in the community. Or if the athletics continue, make the eligibility the same as high school you play for the school in your district. One of the worst things that was done in the past couple of years when the local colleges started giving four-year degrees was the changing of the name, dropping the word community from the title. Where is it written that a school cant be a community college and still offer degrees? Restore the name community college, and emphasize that these schools should serve their communities, not England, Sweden or Russia, or even New Jersey. Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at editor@smcitizen.com or at 352-854-3986. 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. Editors Note: Todays Our View was written by Dr. Nathan Grossman.Some rumors have been circulating that the Marion County Health Department is closing. Nothing could be further from the truth. The recently announced partnership between the health department and Heart of Florida Health Center will produce better, more comprehensive care for the departments current patients. The centers mission is to improve the overall health status of Marion County residents. That is well-aligned with the health department mission: to protect and promote the health of county residents. Weve partnered with Heart of Florida for a number of years already. Combining services just makes sense. We will strengthen Heart of Florida, as many functions that remain at the health department will help the center provide their patients better access to specialized care. Heart of Florida will strengthen us, as their main mission is primary care. We are both working hard to make the transition as seamless to our patients as possible. Public health is much more than primary care. We will still link people to needed health services a core public health function and we will do that through Heart of Florida. Other public health functions remain. Here are a just a few: Immunizations. The department provides immunizations and tuberculosis testing, some at no cost, to protect the community from vaccine-preventable diseases. Maternity. We provide pregnancy testing, routine prenatal care for women delivering in Ocala and high-risk prenatal care for women delivering at Shands Health Care. Healthy Start. This program provides access to medical services, education, and counseling for pregnant women and children up to age 3. School Health. Registered nurses at Marion County Public Schools help care for children with complex needs, perform health screenings, teach health classes and train school staff members. WIC and Nutrition. The Women, Infants and Children program provides foods, counseling, and other services at the departments main building in Ocala and at community clinics. The nutrition program provides medical nutrition therapy. Family Planning. Women under age 55 can get annual exams, birth control, pregnancy testing and treatment for minor GYN problems. Social Services. We help fight the spread of HIV and AIDS through testing, counseling and case management. Programs for these and other sexually transmitted diseases are discrete. Dental Clinic. The clinic provides fillings, cleanings and extractions, as well as emergency dental care for children from birth to age 17. Some dental services are provided for adults. Communicable Disease. Tuberculosis, hepatitis, rabies and other communicable diseases are a critical public health concern. We provide testing for these diseases and work to prevent their spread. Environmental Health. We investigate animal bites and alert the public to help control the spread of rabies. We inspect wells and septic systems and regulate food service operations and small drinking water systems. Vital Statistics. Birth certificates for anyone born within the state from 1930 to the present are available, and certificates for deaths that occurred in Marion County from 2006 to present. Public Health Preparedness. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and emergency planning help ensure that people with special medical needs are sheltered. Health Education. We educate the community on chronic diseases and related risk factors; the causes and impacts of vehicle, water and home injuries; and on the benefits of sexual abstinence. The Marion County Health Department works to protect and promote the health of county resid1 ts in many ways, and we are here to stay. Our partnership with Heart of Florida will make both agencies stronger and result in better access to primary care for the countys most vulnerable people.Dr. Nathan Grossman is director of the Marion County Health Department. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Health Department is here to stay Do local colleges really need sports? Jim Flynn Columnist Great cases make bad law -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jim Clark Editor READER OPINIONS INVITED PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKTanya North from Goga Studios had a demonstration set up at the West Marion Business Association Spring Expo on March 29. Robbie Fillingame and Mike Stelogeannis had a display for Wells Fargo. 000AM1C 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 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 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. 000AHA4 College Road Baptist Chur ch 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev John Downing, Pastor Rev Jef f Rountree, Minister of W o rship Rev Rob Loy Jr ., Student Minister Jason Kaminski, Children s Minister T rina 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 000AI76 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 000AM1T 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 000A92N 7768 SW Hwy 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www .countr ysideocala.or g W elcome to Countr yside Pr esbyterian Chur ch (USA) Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Sunday Worship 10:30 am Tuesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Pastor Gar y O. Marshall Y our Spiritual Home 000AVXD 8070 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm Sunday 2pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Thursday Youth 7pm Thursday Bible Study 6:30 to 7:30 Nursery available WE WELCOME ALL! 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 103rd St Pine Run 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 where You come from, no matter who you are, There is a place for you at Ocala West UMC T r aditional W orship 8:00 & 1 1:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. Childr en & Y outh Ministries 000AB58 Rev Alan Jef ferson 000AQJ2 Join us this Sunday at Faith Presbyterian Church, as we worship our great God together! Why should you visit F aith Pr esbyterian Chur ch? Y ou will be greeted by a small but ver y dedicated group of believers. Y ou will experience worship that is reverent (traditional), and Christ centered Y ou will hear expositor y Bible preaching that will strengthen your faith. Sunday School 10 a.m. Mor ning W orship 11 a.m. 415 NE 41 A ve. (7th Day Adventist Church) in Ocala www .faithocala.org (352) 216-0968 P astor Greg Hoadley & his wife Stella 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 682184

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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in The Right Choices For Thursday, April 19 Rotary golf tournament setThe Ocala Rotary Club is hosting its 22nd annual golf tournament at the Ocala Golf Club on Thursday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds Benefit the Marion County Youth at the Discovery Science Center and other Rotary Charities. The cost is $85 per player for a four person scramble, shotgun start which includes, lunch, golf and drinks. Prizes will be awarded after play for longest drive, closest to the pin, top teams and hole in one. Entry deadline is April 17 at 5 p.m. Contact Kay Kelly at 352-732-7080 for more information.Genealogical Society to meetThe Marion County Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Marion County Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. This months program will feature Judy Wright, who will answer questions about Family Tree Maker 2012. The public is cordially invited and there is no cost involved. For further information, please contact Barbara Jones at 352-897-0840, MarionGenealogy@gmail.com, or http://MarionGenealogy.tripod.com.Steel drum ensemble to performYoung at Heart, College Road Baptist Church, on April 19 will present the Amazing Steel Drum Ensemble. This is a group of young people using hand crafted drums, to provide "happy" music. Their purpose is to reach the young and their families. This a 6 p.m. event to accommodate school hours. You are invited to bring your children and grandchildren, just bring a covered dish to share. The church is at 5010 College Road.Baritone in concertDouglas Ladnier (baritone) will be in concert on Thursday evening, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church. He has a repertoire of songs which includes hymns, spirituals, Broadway show stoppers and ballads. He has appeared at Ocala West many times in the past, and we are pleased to have him return again. Don't miss this wonderful evening of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-8549550.Saturday, April 21 Book sale for Center for the BlindA book sale to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind will take place Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Florida Center for the Blind, 7634 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. All proceeds benefit the center. For information, call 352-873-4700.Two-day concert band performanceThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band invites you to their Swing into Spring: concert series on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute (MTI) Auditorium, 1614 Fort King Street, Ocala. Musical selections include: Procession of the Nobles, Highlights from Glee, Stardust, featuring vocalist Marcia Muncaster; Old Hound Dog Rag, and, featuring the KOS big band: Pennsylvania 6-5000, Dont Get Around Much Anymore, and Sing, Sing, Sing, and others. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information call 352-624-9291 or check out the band website at kingdomofthesunband.org.Sunday, April 22 Afternoon of music offered by Jazz SocietyThe Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, usually on the third Sunday of each month, 2 to 5 p.m. well most months. This month, because of a scheduling conflict, April 22 is the date. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past year. Dancing is encouraged. Admission is $2 and benefits Hospice in memory of Bea Wilson, founder of the Jazz Society. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Tuesday, April 24 Breast Cancer Support Group meetingThe Breast Cancer SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. We meet at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. The April 24th meeting will be a presentation by Dr. Anderson from Boissoneault Oncology Institute who will speak to us on current radiation techniques, benefits and cautions of this type of therapy following or preceding breast cancer surgery. This meeting will be held in the Multipurpose Room 235 in order to accommodate a larger attendance and is open to anyone who would like to hear Dr. Andersons message. Please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904 for more information. Photos from the Sheriffs Office car show PHOTO BY RON RATNERA line of vintage cars awaits spectators as the car show opened. 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Expanded Charleston Model 2/2/2 with beautiful updated kitchen, new architectural roof in 2006, big garage, big lanai, laminate floors and so much more! $74,900 MLS#367606 John Kapioski 208-1635 Popular Doral. Great 3/2/2 on 10th green of Royal Oaks Golf Course. 20 diagonal tile, quiet cul-de-sac, maintained homesite. $154,000 MLS#370770 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 2/2/1.5 MLS#371922 $69,800 2/2/2 MLS#365944 $132,000 2/2/2 MLS#351363 $118,000 2/2/2 MLS#369717 $193,400 2/2/2 MLS#365067 $195,000 Call LOIS LANE to view these great homes for sale! Lois Lane 789-4516 NO W THIS IS FL ORID A LIVING! RENT ALS NO W A V AILABLE 2/2/1 Marion Landing $650/mo. 2/2/1.5 Pond View $700/mo. 2/2/2 w/Den $900/mo. 2/2/1.5 Lam. Floors $700/mo. Executive home w/view of pond and golf course $1,500/mo. Call LOIS LANE to view these great homes for RENT! 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 14 Authors invited to ExpoThe Marion County Public Library System invites writers from Marion and adjacent counties to participate in the 2012 Author Expo, to be held Saturday, April 14, at its Headquarters-Ocala location. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocala Public Library, the event will provide a forum for local poets, novelists, journalists and playwrights to network and sell their books. Our first Author Expo is a great opportunity for the talented writers in Marion and surrounding counties to get together, talk about their books and share helpful hints with the public, said Roseanne Russo, information services manager for the Headquarters-Ocala location. The event is open to all authors in Marion, Lake, Levy, Citrus, Alachua and Sumter counties. Space is limited; prospective authors must apply by March 16 to participate. Registration includes a $10 fee in lieu of a percentage of book sales on the day of the event. For application guidelines and forms, visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org or www.friendsoftheocalalibrary.org, or stop by the Headquarters-Ocala location at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala. For more information, call 352671-8551.Golf tourney to benefit United WayCenturyLink will host a four-person Best Ball Scramble format golf tournament on Saturday, April 14. All proceeds from the event will be donated to United Way of Marion County. The tournament will be at the Ocala Municipal Golf Club, 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost is $260 per team. Entry deadline is April 6. Entry fee includes golf, cart, lunch and grab bags. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Sponsorships are available for $125 per hole without a team or $100 with a team. Presenting sponsorships are also available. Sign up forms are available at www.uwmc.org. For more information on sponsorship or registration, call Teresa Feather at 352-368-8825. Artists on display at Circle SquareLocal artists from On Top of the World, Oak Run, Palm Cay, Stone Creek and other communities in Ocala showcase their masterpieces at this annual art expo on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center. Works include paintings, sculptures, stained glass, portrait sketches, clay jewelry, metal artwork, watercolors and much more. Enjoy live entertainment by the Paul De Ritter Duo as during the expo. This event is free and open to the public. Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information, visit www.csculturalcenter.com or call On Top of the Worlds Health and Recreation Office at 352-854-8707 Ext. 7530.Sunday, April 15 Southern Express in concertThe Southern Express Orchestra from Ocala will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. Featured will be some of the great music from the Big Band days as well as show unes. This concert promises to be a wonderful afternoon of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550.Polio support group to meetThe North Central Post-Polio Support Group will present the Program Heart to Heart: Exercise, Heart Disease and Post-Polio, on April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Collins Health Resource Center 9401, S.W. Highway 200 Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. The speakers will be Fred Shirley, MS, PT, CEAS, from Beverly Hills Rehab Center and Gordon Wertz, RN, Clinical Coordinator and Chrissie Wilson, RN from Take Charge Cardiac Rehab. For more information call Carolyn Raville, 352-489-1731 Beth Israel yard saleCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites everyone to its big yard sale on Sunday, April 15 at Sunrise Donuts, 10155 S.W. Hwy. 484 on the way to Dunnellon. There will be new and gently used toys, clothing, handbags, shoes and household items. Bring your children and grandchildren and enjoy a morning of fun.Monday, April 16 Legion post to meetThe Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 16 at 1 p.m. in the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Fred Pulis at 352-854-9976. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid having someone else take credit for the project you started by finishing it yourself. Then it will be you lovely Lambs who will be wearing those well-deserved laurels. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The facts about a new opportunity are still emerging. Wait until theyre all out in the open, and then use your keen business sense to help make the right decision. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might feel confused, even hurt by a friend who suddenly puts distance between you. If she or he wont discuss it, dont push it. An explanation should come in time. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your willingness to be part of the team opens doors that had been shut to you. Keep them open by keeping your promises even when your commitment seems to be wavering. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Congratulations. Youre really getting things done to purr-fection. And dont forget to take a catnap now and again to keep those energy levels up and bristling for action. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your plain-talking honesty is admirable. But sometimes sharp words can leave painful scars. Be careful that what you say doesnt come back to hurt you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A stress-filled period takes a positive turn as you deal with the underlying problem. Act now to avoid a recurrence by changing some basic rules in your relationship. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Your rising energy levels make it easier for you to achieve some important objectives. This could lead to a big boost in how youre perceived, both at home and on the job. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A changing picture begins to emerge as you learn more about an offer that seemed so right but could be so wrong. Look to a trusted adviser for guidance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Spiritual aspects are strong. Take time to reflect on the path youre on and where you hope it will lead you. Its also a good time to reach out to loved ones. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) You could be assuming far too many responsibilities, whether its at work or in personal matters. Be careful that youre not weighed down by them. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Youre getting closer to your goals. And since nothing succeeds like success (or the promise thereof), dont be surprised to find new supporters swimming alongside you. BORN THIS WEEK: You are always the first to try new ventures and confront new challenges. You inspire others with your courage to follow your bold example. 2012 King Features Synd., Inc. Leisure 7621 SW HWY. 200, JUST WEST OF THE NEW LOWES (352) 401-0707 CELEBRATE YOUR SMILE IN 2012 Dr. Reynaldo Gonzalez and Dr. Mundi Buechele 7621 SW HWY. 200, JUST WEST OF THE NEW LOWES (352) 401-0707 Complete Denture and Cosmetic Procedures T he patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of and wit hin 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee service, examination, o r treatment. LIMITED TIME OFFER! 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Tuesday, April 10 Hospice supports caregiversAll caregivers are invited to a new Support Group at Hospice of Marion County on April 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Education Center at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. Caregivers of loved ones with any disease or illness are welcome. The group will offer an opportunity to connect with others in the same situation and provide guidance as well as emotional and spiritual support. Call 352-854-5200 for additional information.Thursday, April 12 Air Force Association changes meetingThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association will hold its April chapter meeting one week early on the second Thursday of the month, April 12. The time will be 7 p.m. and the location is the same, the Ocala Regional Airport Administration Building 750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. Any questions call Mike Emig 352-854-8328. Everyone is welcome.Saturday, April 14 Methodist Men serve breakfastThe Methodist Men will serve their famous and delicious all-can-you-eat breakfast on Saturday, April 14 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. A complete menu with a wide variety of breakfast fare is offered for $5. Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St,, Ocala look for the signs. Make plans now to bring your friends and attend. All proceeds help fund a variety of local charities. Garage, bake sale at Christs ChurchChrist's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trasn can become your treasure. Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org.Book sale for Sheltering HandsA mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue will take place on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winn Dixie at 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Available will be used books, CDs and crafts. Buy five books, get one free. Also you may donate your aluminum beverage cans. For more information, call 352-291-1962.Garage and bake saleChrist's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trash can become your treasure! Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org. Dinner dance in DunnellonOn April 14, the Knights of Columbus Council 8510 will be hosting a "Knight in Italy" dinner dance at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41, Dunnellon. Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. The menu will be Chicken Italiano, Italian sausage with peppers and onion, Italian green beans, a hot pasta dish and a salad plus our dessert table and a cash bar. Music is by DJ/Singer Joe Koos, playing many of the old favorites including Sinatra, Como and Lanza. Western line dances and some country music will be included to keep all entertained. Proceeds will benefit charity. Tickets are available at the Parish Office or call Terry at 352-489-6221.Fashion show scheduled"April In Paris" Fashion Show luncheon sponsored by Queen of Peace Council of Catholic Women will be held April 14, 11a.m. to 2 p.m., at On Top Of the World Arbor Club. Fashions will be presented by Belks. Tickets are $20. Please contact Alicia 352-237-9956 or Bert 352-8611585.Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com W ELCOMES B ILLY J AMESON Southern Style Southern Style Southern Style Hair Salon Hair Salon Hair Salon 000B330 8585 SW Hw y. 200 Steeplechase Plaza (352) 291-7554 24~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com PHOTO BY JIM CLARKCant you just see Doc Brown and Marty McFly jumping into this DeLorean in Back to the Future. Jim Griner of Fort McCoy owns this 1983 version. 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MLS#371564/LK/HUN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47,500 IMMACULA TE 3/2/2, 1674 sq ft, great landscaping, newer A/C gas furnace, screen porch. MLS#364107/SR/NOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $124,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD NICE 2/2/2 HOME ON GOLF COURSE F lorida room under heat/air with access to master bedroom, dining room. S plit bedroom plan, lots of closets and storage. MLS#362288/BA/ZAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $104,500 SPRUCE CREEK PRESERVE THIS EXQUISITE HOME 3/3/2, Third Bedroom or Den/Office. Eat-in Kitchen with wood cabinets and pull-outs, Corian countertops and gas stove. Great Room/Dining Room combined for entertaining. Inside Laundry Screened Lanai overlooks the fenced backyard. Door ramps for anyone with a handicap. SELLER VERY MOTIV A TED! MLS#358658/LBK/MAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $99,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP truly shows in this beautiful home. 2/2/1.5 car garage, country style eat-in kitchen, glass lanai, new double pane windows. T ake a ride in the golf cart around the community which conveys with the home. MLS#368267/BH/GRA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $77,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD GOLF-COURSE HOME (2/2/2 + den) with wooded backyard, F l room and screened patio, tile & hardwood floors (carpeted bedrooms), rockingchair front porch, tons of rec. f acilities in gated 55+ community MLS#361678/DP/RUD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $119,700 OAK RUN NEA T & CLEAN one-owner 2/2/1 villa with F lorida room & eat-in kitchen. updated roof, appliances and heat/ A-C all at an excellent price in this 55+ comm. w/tons of recreational facilities and opportunities. R e t i r e m e n t a t i t s b e s t M L S # 3 6 8 6 7 4 / D P / F O L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $29,000 ON TOP OF THE WORLD MOVE RIGHT IN -Super nice home featuring 2/2/2, large open kitchen w/ snack bar overlooking expanded family room great for entertaining. T ile flooring galore. Light and BrightThere is simply too much to mention Y ou gotta see this one! MLS#369146/BH/SP A . . . . . . . . $74,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD LARGE NICE END-UNIT! 2/2/2 with den/library T ile in both baths, kitchen, family room and lanai. C overed back patio. G reat retirement living with plenty of space and storage. MLS#328725/BA/GRA . . . $79,850 ON TOP OF THE WORLD COMMERCIAL LOT on SR 200. T his lot is zone B -1 and is directly across from the new L owes H ome C enter B uilding has over 1100 sq ft of usable space and has 136 feet of frontage on SR 200. C lose to new mall, residential area, restaurants, hospitals and I -75. G reat price! MLS#365058/JH/MAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $449,000 SR 200 MINT CONDITION VILLA! G reat curb appeal with beautiful landscaping. E nlarged family rm + kitchen combined. L aminate tile and wood laminate throughout living areas and baths. F enced and brick open patio in backyard. N ewer roof and heat/ AC T his home has too many upgrades to mention! MLS#365864/LBK/ZOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD ON TOP OF THE WORLD NEW LISTING SP ACIOUS VILLA B right & cheery! T ile throughout entire home, solar tubes in kitchen, family room, guest & master bath, F lorida room under heat/ AC plus a screened porch & rocking chair front porch. N ew AC / heat system. T his 2/2/2 is priced to sell!! MLS#365597/LBK/STE . . $66,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD ELEGANT HOME on corner lot. M any upgrades, appliances, ceiling fans, tile floors thru-out home. 3/2/2 with split plan, formal living room, dining room. L arge kitchen overlooking family room with gas fireplace, laundry room, open patio, 2 sheds. M ove-in condition! MLS#365518/LBK/BRO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $119,900 SUN COUNTRY NICEST 2/2/1.5 VILLA 1105 sq.ft. living, stand-alone home, on the market. MLS#365808/SR/MAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $67,900 ON TOP OF THE WORLD MOVE-IN READY HOME on golf-course. S uper neat and clean with 2/2 + den/2 car garage. A ll appliances convey with home. MLS#371164/JM/MIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $151,000 OAK RUN from All of Us at ERA Big Sun Realty COMMERCIAL Estate Planning Wills Trusts Real Estate Probate Corporations Medicaid Qualifying Tax Law No Charge for Initial Consultation The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. 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Saturday, April 7 Maranatha Easter EggstravaganzaOn Saturday, April 7, the day before Easter, Maranatha Baptist Church will host Maranatha's Easter Eggstravaganza. This will be a community event where families are invited to come hunt Easter eggs and have fun. We will have an egg hunt for the wee little ones (birth to Pre-K) and a separate egg hunt for the elementary-age children (kindergarten to Grade 5). This will be a free event, and prizes will be given out for those who register, which will include gift cards and gift certificates from local businesses in the Marion Oaks area. The even will start at 10 a.m. and continue to noon. Any questions, please call Pastor Mike at Maranatha Baptist Church. The number is 352-347-5683. Chess Club to meetThe Chess Club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352873-2276.Passover seder scheduledCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Passover seder on the second night of the holiday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at the Arbor Club Ballroom at On Top of the World Southwest 94th Street, Ocala. The seder will be conducted mainly in English with participation from those present. Sonia Peterson will be leading. The traditional Passover fare consists of a beef, chicken or fish entre and the cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Reservations are requested by March 31 to Estelle by calling 352-237-8277. Congregation Beth Israel is a progressive, inclusive, contemporary Jewish community under the guidance of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation. Visit our website: bethisraelocala.org or email: bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com.Miskhan congregation to celebrate PassoverThe public is invited to attend a Passover celebration offering teachings for all. Learn about your roots while enjoying dinner, praise music and the use of symbolic items. The celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. on April 7 at the Mishkan Congregation. Call for reservations, 352-6874434.Sunday, April 8 Cantata at MaranathaMaranatha Baptist Church will present an Easter Cantata "Known by the Scars" under the direction of Joyce Warner and co-directors Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker on Easter Sunday, April 8, at 10:45 a.m. All are invited. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions.Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, April 6, 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 PHOTO BY JIM CLARKRoger Fountains 1951 Ford came complete with a drive-in restaurant tray. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKTiffany Boerstler and Amanda Winchester from attorney Daniel Highwowers office had a table at the car show. 000AZ6D 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 Thurs., April 12 & Fri., April 20, 9:30 am Complimentary Br eakfast will be pr ovided Golden Corral 21 1 1 S.W College Road W e dnesday April 1 1 & 18, 1 1:00 am 000B0ZW A & L Handyman Service Finish Carpentry Painting -interior/exterior Pr essur e Cleaning Fr om floors to ceilings and everything in between Kitchen, Baths Cabinets Ceramic Tile Trims Molding Drywall Repairs Licensed & Insur ed 489-3622 000AUF4 HOME IMPROVEMENT S HA W I R R IG A T ION R EP AIR 3 5 2-6242533 Stev e Sha w 000A V3L IRRIGA TION REP AIR 23 y e ars of e x per ienc e Lic ensed and Insur ed c o mp #87 1 5 E x c lusiv e Ser v ic e/Repair Specialist 000AXCB P AINTING A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC A-1 H OME R EP AIR I NC Mike Semich 40 Y ears Experience Interior and Exterior Painting Fr ee Pr essur e Cleaning with Exterior Paint Job Fr ee Furnitur e Moving Seniors 10% Discount Licensed and Insur ed (352) 895-6047 000A8IL D U N N E L L O N MAR I O N C ITR U S 489-3917 Licensed & Insured #CAC1813249 Specializing In System Change-Outs We Service All Brands Maintenance Agreements Comfort Club Discounts 24 Hour Emergency Service B B B RA T I NG A+ SPRINKLERS ACCURA TE SPRINKLERS (352) 445-1403 Licensed #10719 & Insured C HECK -U P Complete check-up of entire sprinkler system! $ 30 0 0 0 A 6 X W 000A6XW 000B0XS PRESSURE W ASHING Slic-cuts PRESSURE WASHING ~~~ Using specialized equipment for driveways, walkways, pool decks and patios. V ery Re asonable Fr ee Estimates Call 352-425-9542 000B2LL TREE SERVICE A P r o C u t A P r o C u t A-Pr o Cut T R E E S E R V I C E T R E E S E R V I C E T REE S ER VICE Trimming Tree Removal 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 352-804-4662 L ICENSED I NSURED 000AN8N AS A P Gara ge Doors & Service 1 -352-390-0559 GARAGE DOORS Major Dealer in Garage Door Screens & Repair SER VICE C ALL S $1 9 95 Brok en Springs Fix ed Licensed and Insured Locally Owned and Family Operated NO Extra Charge For Emergency Service 000AU0H 3 5 2-3 6 2-8 5 2 7 or 3 5 2-2 9 1-1 2 1 3 F ree est imates Lawn Service by Steven LA WN SERVICE MOWING, RAKING, FIELDS V acant Lots, Mulch, Bush T r imming and more! 71 1 189 DIAL-A-PRO For Y our Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 0 0 0 B 0 W 2 POWER W ASHING Lo w Pr essur e W ashing. W e use Simple Gr een Soa p We are not the lowest price washers, but are professional power washers. R ed Pfluger (352) 873-0674 K o r e a n V e t e r a n o w n e r 16 Years of Quality Service to the 200 Corridor Area $ 65 All Homes in Palm Cay Pine Run, Oak Run & Marion Landing 000B0UN PLUMBING EP A Lead Certification #NA T -1 13266-1 OSHA 10 #1216933 Fla. Lic. #CFC1427666 804-9165 Associated P lumbing and Pipe F r om Ba thr oom R emodeling to Fixing Leak y F aucets, and installing Bliss W alk-in T ubs Residential and Commercial 000AZF7 LA WN CARE Clean Ups Mulc h Plants, T r ees Landscaping Boucher Lawn Service 857-0461 S U M M E R S R A I N 000A WS4 IRRIGA TION IRRIGA TION Proudly watering your lawns and gardens for over 25 years! FREE System Checks & Estimates All makes and models of sprinkler systems. Call John (352) 342-4850 000AEEP CURBING Add the look and value to your home without breaking the bank. Call Robert at 1-888-306-6932 For a fr ee estimate 000A32I FLOORS & WINDOWS 6715 SW Hwy 200 (located 5 mi. W e st of I-75) Ocala, Florida, 34476 (352) 854-3939 C a rpet C e r a mic W ood Vin yl Blinds Shutters Castle Carpets & Interiors Serving Ocala Since 1991 Balentines Landscaping, Inc. (352) 87 3-4888 Bruce Balentine Licensed & Insured Professional Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Sodding FREE ESTIMA TES 000AOGR LANDSCAPING 000AXIZ P AINTING NAME OF BUSINESS Thompson Painting and Pressure W ashing Repaint Specialists Free Estimates ~ Licensed and Insured Call 352-598-3000 References Upon Request Interior and Exterior 2011, 2010 000AXHD COMPUTER REP AIR T r oy s Computer Clinic W e Come T o Y ou Call or email for appointment (352) 817-2834 tr oy@tr oyscomputer clinic.com Repairs ar e done on-site. W e specialize in: Hardwar e and Softwar e Repairs V i rus and Spy-war e Removal Home/Of fice Networking System Upgrades Custom Builds Consulting and T raining http://www .tr oyscomputer clinic.com 000ACUQ Master s T ouch Garage Door Service 352-216-0060 Jeff OCull Owner G ARA GE D OOR S QUEAKING N EED R EP AIRS ? $ 4 9 95 WITH COUPON T une Up Special S AFETY C HECK A DJUST S PRINGS & C ABLES C HECK S AFETY R EVERSE ON O PENER L UBE & A DJUST D OOR GARAGE DOOR REP AIRS SCREEN REP AIRS Serving Senior Citizens Over 30 Years BOBS SCREENING SERVICE Complete Rescreening of W e Re-vinyl Soft W indows Garage Door Screens Porch Enclosures Patio Doors Window Screens Screen Doors 000A WS7 352-586-8459 Free Estimates 000ASXN F or all y our hea vy equipment needs Lot / Land Clearing / Demolition Pr opert y Clean Ups / C omplet e T r ee Ser vic e Fill Dirt Limer ock Driv e w a y s LICENSED AND INSURED CHECK OUT HO W Y OU CAN SA VE! TREE SERVICE/SITE PREP LAND CLEARING AND HA ULING LL C 352-207-2904 VISIT OUR W e bsite: www .cmhcontracting.com 000AZTC LA WN SERVICE MULLENS La wn S er vic e 25 y ears experienc e 352-509-4534 Mo wing T r imming W eeding Mulching C ommer cial & R esiden tial LA WN CARE (3 5 2) 5 9 8-2 646 Ed w ard T obin 000A VLJ TOBIN L A WN C A RE Lands caping S e rvic e s C ommer cial & R e sidential F u ll S e rvic e La wn C ar e T r ee & Shrub T rimming

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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Todays New Ads CLERKPart-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! P ersonals Errand runner!Retired county teacher, female, available for driving vehicles north, taking care of errands. Great driving record. References.352-207-3929 Domes tic Housekeeping & Light CookingCITRUS SPRINGS AREA F/T, Possible 7 days. Must have references Possible Live In Call between 6p-9p for phone interview (352) 522-1109 Prof essional INSURANCE AGENTS220 or 440 Licensed Insurance Agents needed Immediate openings for Sales Producer or Customer Service Representative. Full time or Pt time possibilities. Great Salary, benes & bonuses. Email resume to Tracy Fero tfero@feroinsurance. com or call 352-422-2160 LET USWORK FORYOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! General Help *CALL NOW*Looking to fill immediate positions in the CUSTOMER RELA TIONS DEP AR TMENT Training, 401(k), Medical. No Exp. Necessary. call Michelle 352-436-4460 Class-A CDL FLATBED DRIVERSHome on the weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to OwnNo Money Down CALL: 1-888-880-5916 Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale!You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! PUTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! 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 P art -time Help CLERKPart-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEWCAREER?2 WEEK PREP COURSES! ALF ADMINISTRA TOR $300. EKG TECH $475. NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475.taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119FB, twitter you tube Furniture W ood cof fee table 4x19 2 shelfs in middle storage on ends $50 (352) 873-9226 Es t ate Sales EST A TE SALE Sat, April 7th 8 to 2 NO EARL Y BIRDS hshld fur n, jewelry, lots of great items 5801-5787 SW 60TH Fair field V illage General Out door Fur nitur e 2 chaises, 2 chairs $30. 2 large speakers $30. 3 tall cabinets for CDs $10 ea.(352) 861-9646 M edical Equipment Fully Raised Massaging Lift Chair Like New Cond. $200 (352)209-4073 Sporting Goods 40 Acr es/Levy Co.Hunting Property Camper, Pond, Feeders, Plots, Stands Blinds $75,000. (352) 593-0335 W anted to Buy Ca$h for Old Stuf fCostume Jewelry, Military, Knives, Toys, Tools, Magazines, Coins & Iron SkilletsCall for Info(352) 237-2478 or (352) 682-6003 W ANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Ar ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 M obile Homes In P ark Oasis Mobile Home Park, Inverness FL2 bedroom. 2 bath. 14x60 Fully Furnished Manatee Mobile Home. Carport, Screen room, and Shed. Has roof over and remodelled kitchen and baths. Virtually everything furnished. Parking behind M/H for trailer or boat. Excellent Shape. Great low rent park. $ 12000. Call 815 986 4510 or cell 815 298 2964. Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLONA vailable Now RAINBOW SPRINGS completely renovated 3 BR/2 BA $800. month (352) 465-2022 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. Dunnellon 10 ACRES w/2 Housesone block, one doublewide. $175K 352-854-5564 352-465-2159 V ehicles W anted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 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 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 Zrowka000AZW1 Pressure Cleaning Lees Pr essur e W ashing Quality work at low prices! 352-489-6786 Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale!You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! PUTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! 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 The 28th annual Luncheon and Fashion show was presented at H&R at On Top of the World by the Women of the World on March 10. The luncheon was catered by Sonnys and the fashions were provided by Belks Dept. store. Stephanie Perkins from Belks commented and described each outfit. President Marsha Vieu had countless Thank yous for her committees year long work and the many behind the scenes workers. The lighting and sound was done by the OTOW Sound and Light crew and baskets were distributed to the raffle winners by members of the West Port High School Key Club. Over $5,000 was raised from the ticket sales and basket raffles for Hospice of Marion County. The baskets were filled with items chosen by the members that provided them. The charity for the April 13th meeting will be Helping Hands who will be accepting donations of cleaning supplies, paper products, M/F hygiene products, and toiletries. For information about WOW contact Marsha Vieu at 352-237-4164.Stories and photos by Mike Roppel Women of the World have lunch, fashion show From the left, Marie Roppel, April Pollard, Carla Magri, Bev Carver, and Andy Flannery are at one of the several tables filled with baskets to be raffled off that contained items chosen by the basket donors. Billie Sue Giles is modeling an Alfred Dunner outfit. The outfit has a light green jacket, white top, and turquoise pants. Janet Fragapane has another Alfred Dunner fashion. It has a yellow-orange floral jacket, white top, and black pants. Melanie Vittitow is modeling an outfit by Kim Rogers. The outfit has a red and white horizontal top, white capri pants, topped by a white hat and red necklace. Read the classifieds The Cherrywood Estates Senior Health Fair, at 6253 S.W. 100th Loop in Ocala, on April 14, will be the site of an exciting and informative opportunity to meet with local professionals that cater specifically to the needs of seniors. The Senior Health Fair is free to the public. The Health Fair has a great lineup of guest speakers with health topics like: How to eat Healthier at 10 a.m., Healthy Aging of your Muscles & Joints at 11 a.m., Cancer Prevention, Nutrition & Exercise at noon, and Oh My Achy Back! at 1 p.m. There is limited seating in these seminars you will need to make your reservations early. Gold Sponsors for the Health Fair are: db Hearing Solutions, Ecowater Central Florida, Geril Therapy, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Home Instead Senior Care, Integrity Home Health Care, Lifestyle Solutions Medical Spa, McKenney Chiropractic Center, Robert Boissoneault Oncology Inst., The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa, Thermo-Cool Air & Heat, and Unique Lingerie. Silver Sponsors participating in the health fair are: ADT Home Health, Hospice of Marion County and Premier Medical Center. Vendors participating in the health fair are: Arbonne International, Florida Center for the Blind, Grace Unlimited, Inc. Bio Mat, and Bath Fitters, Inc. The Activities Team will be providing coffee and Danish in the morning and serving a light lunch of Tuna or Chicken Salad sandwiches and chips for a nominal charge. Call Geri at 352-237-1675 for more information. Cherrywood health fair open to public Walmart employee arrested for theftOn Thursday, March 29, detectives arrested Arnene Stanley, 37, for grand theft. On March 19, a loss prevention officer at the Walmart on Southwest State Road 200 reported to detectives that Stanley, an assistant manager at the store, was suspected of stealing more than $6,000 from the store by creating false return transactions. During the investigation, detectives collected receipts for returned jewelry items that had conflicting signatures. They also observed surveillance video that allegedly showed Stanley performing the transactions with no customers present. Detectives reportedly confirmed that Stanley used the identities of at least five victims to make numerous fraudulent transactions. Stanley allegedly told detectives she stole the money to pay for her daughters medical bills. She worked for Walmart for more than 20 years. Stanley was arrested and charged with grand theft (1 count) and misuse of personal identification (9 counts). Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Affordable New & Estate Jewelry 000B23P All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. B A TTERIES $ 8 00 + ta x ~ New Patients and W alk-ins W e lcome ~ ~ 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, April 6, 2012 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Iguess our winter is over. What winter? Hasnt this been beautiful weather? Boy! Are we going to be spoiled! But we are tough and we will brave the on coming hot summer. After all that is what Florida is all about.Feature of the monthThe Board of Directors of Spruce Creek North are a very dedicated group of people hoping to make the community a wonderful place in which to live. They are the feature for this column. Their photos are shown at the bottom right. Norm Simard has been the president for going on seven years. Norm was born in New Hampshire. He and his wife Marge moved to SCN in 1999. Cindy Hutchins has been vice president for six years. She was born in Maine and she and her hubby Bill retired here in 1996. Audrey Martin has been secretary for five years and was born in New York She and her husband Russell moved here in 1987. Bill Jungers is the new treasurer this year. Bill is not new to the board, he has served in the past for a few years. He was born in Iowa and he and his wife Judy retired here in 1999. Joan McCarthy has been one of the directors for six years. She was born in New York and she and her husband moved to SCN in 2002. Parnell Anderson has also been a director for six years and was born in Mississippi. She moved to SCN in 1990 and is married to L.B. Anderson. Paul Roy is the newest member and he hails from Maine. He and his wife Marion have been SCN residents for over two years. This group has board meetings as often as needed. They also meet once a month with the management company. And yes, this is a volunteer job. So if you happen to see one of these board members, please tell them how much you appreciate their time and energy.Special OccasionsWell lets see, Palm Sunday was April 1, Good Friday is today, the 6th and Easter will be April 8 (this Sunday). And dont forget Passover begins at sundown on April 6 (thats today).Anniversary newsHappy Anniversary to Carmen and Jaye Salva on April 17.These are two very delightful people! Good wishes go to them!St. Pats DanceCindy Hutchins reports that they had a wonderful crowd for the March 10 St. Pats dance. There were corned beef and ham sandwiches plus cole slaw and homemade desserts and beverages. Music was by George. The next dance will be the April Showers Dance and held on April 21. Tickets at the door will be $5 each. Music will be by Gail. Then on April 29 the social committee will hold an ice cream social at $3 per person. Time will be 2:30 Sunday afternoon. The Songbirds will entertain. Posters at the SCN clubhouse will give more information.Pancake breakfastWell the last pancake breakfast (for the season) will be April 28. The pancake people will take a summer vacation. So hope you can come and enjoy breakfast at the SCN Clubhouse. French toast, pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee or tea all for $3 each. We want to thank Marge and Norm Simard and all their helpers for all the work they do to provide a nice monthly breakfast. They will hopefully be back in September. All are welcome to these breakfasts.Swimmer?Have you spotted that hardy soul that has been swimming laps in the SCN outdoor pool? He started March 3 and has been swimming 3-4 times a week since then. He said the water temperature was 72!!! Brrr, that is too cold for me! Get well wishesWe all send get well wishes to Bill Hutchins. After a stay in the hospital Bill is back home recuperating. Lets hope for a speedy recovery. Also get well wishes go to Len Dockus and Barb Turner.Thank youThanks to all the friends and neighbors who were so thoughtful to send anniversary greetings to Jim and me for our 60th anniversary. We even got an e-mail from Emory of the Star Banner. Thanks again to all of you!Goodbye note from JanI want to thank all the readers that have enjoyed my column for almost four years, but there comes a time when things must come to an end. So May 4 will be my last column that I will write for Spruce Creek North. I am in hopes that one of the SCN residents will decide to take over the job. My many thanks go to Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee. Cindy has given me so much news and it has been very much appreciated. Also thanks go to Betty Testa, Marlene Dorner and Karen Petersen. Without these people helping to find news for the community, there would be no column. So again I thank you for all the support.Jan Liberio resides with her hubby Jim in Spruce Creek North. She can be reached via e-mail at JnLiber@ aol.com or drop a note at the clubhouse Board of Directors members are this months feature SPRUCECREEK NORTH J LJan Liberio MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE PHOTOPhoto shows aftermath of barn blaze in which nine horses died. Nine horses were killed and a farm employee suffered first and second-degree burns Sunday at a barn fire at McKathan Farms, 6939 W. County Road 316. Approximately 18 Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters and seven units responded at 10:33 a.m. and arrived seven minutes later to find a barn, approximately 60 feet wide and 200 feet long, 75 percent involved in flames. Nine horses die, employee hurt at barn fire on farm in Reddick The structure was considered unstable and small explosions (possibly due to aerosol cans) were occurring within, so firefighters tackled the blaze defensively. After seeing smoke, a neighbor alerted the farm and 9-1-1 was notified of the emergency. The neighbor and farm employees evacuated five horses to safety. Three additional horses were later rescued; however, they were badly burned. The injured employee was treated at the scene. MCFR called the fire under control at 11:08 a.m. MCFR investigators ruled the fire accidental, with a cause most likely due to an electrical malfunction. The barn is considered a total loss. In other law enforcement reports:No cocaineA woman was arrested after she allegedly damaged the vehicle of a neighbor after that neighbor failed to buy here the cocaine she asked for. Anissa J. Brown of Southwest 153rd Lane, 35, was arrested for burglary of a conveyance, criminal mischief and resisting with violence.Dog shotAn attempt by police to arrest a man on a warrant from another jurisdiction resulted in a pit bull being shot. Arrested was Zachary J. Searle, 19, of Southwest 147th Lane, who faces local charges of resisting without violence. During the attempted search of a residence, a pit bull attacked a sheriffs K-9 and a deputy was forced to shoot the attacking dog.Hit againA convenience store that was recently the target of a robbery was burglarized Monday morning. 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deputy in the Forest district and also worked some in the aviation program. Prior to joining local law enforcement, he was in the U.S. Marines until 1971, and spent three years working at the state prison in Lowell. About a year ago when we were talking about it (retirement), it seemed so far away, Mobley said. Now that its here, I get emotional about it. About his time on the Corridor, he commented, I thoroughly love working out here. You meet so many interesting people. Asked about his best moments, he noted, I loved working in the schools, working with the juveniles. He said that some of the students he had talked to and counseled at North Marion are now deputies. But he decided to end those years in the schools. After 10 years, I wanted to get back in it, he said, referring to what people would consider more normal police work. He laughs a little about some of the incidents, including that of a lady whose new dentures didnt fit right. She was scared to go back to the dentist, he said, so I worked as a mediator. He said some others laugh at him for things like that, but Im kind of old school, taking pride in the work. He noted the local slogan, To protect and serve. Hes done handyman work for some of the elderly. I know it has nothing to do with law enforcement, but I never regret doing any of it. Capt. Jim Burton, supervisor of the Southwest District, said, Any issue, police or not, he always takes the time to talk with people about it. Ive never known him to turn anybody away in need of help, Burton added. Mobley was asked about his most satisfying case, and he immediately started talking about one that kind of got to me. It involved an 89-year-old lady who was basically living on Social Security after her husband died. She had a gold bracelet of his she slept with it. Like many people, she trusted delivery people, especially the man who brought her oxygen. One day he stole the bracelet. That upset me so bad, Mobley said, that he worked hard on the case and discovered the suspect had pawned the bracelet for $500. He made the arrest, but there was still the matter of getting the jewelry back. I remember her crying that she didnt have the $500, but I worked things out through the court system to get it back. Ill never forget the look on her face when I brought her the bracelet. He said that event shows the biggest thing that bothers me, when the elderly get taken advantage of. Thats a lot of what we do out here. Burton noted that everything about him is with family and doing the right thing. Mobley has been honored many times, getting the Sheriffs award for Employee of the Year in 2009, when he was assigned 161 cases and closed 152 of them, more than a 94 percent rate. That same year he won the VFWs award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. In 2004 he won the Eagle Eye award. He recalled giving CPR to an elderly man who had collapsed while riding his bicycle near Mobleys house when the detective was off duty. Outside of law enforcement, one of Mobleys passions is music. He started out young on the drums, went to keyboard and bass guitar and then back to the drums. Along with that came the disc jockey work, which includes playing for some holiday events and weddings. I love my music, he said. He was honored by his fellow employees at Stone Creek Grille last week, and a lot of people showed up. He said they talked about how they look at him as a father figure. His advice to the young deputies is, Youve got to be in it for the long haul. Its got to be in your heart and in your blood to help people. He told them, Dont let financial problems create problems in your family. Always be honest, do the right thing, treat the retired and elderly like its your grandparents, your parents. Its not just all about putting the bad guys in jail. Hes a neat all-around person, Burton said. Im really going to miss him. That feeling is mutual. Mobley said hell miss the job and the people. The Sheriffs Office has been great to me; were a family The interview took place on Tuesday, April 3, meaning Mobley had more than a week left on the job. He said when people asked him why he hasnt cleaned out his office, he says, Im not done yet. If theres one more person I can help, Im going to do it. BRIEFS School candiddates to visit CoalitionThe State Road 200 Coalition will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 9, at the Collins Health Resource Center, Building 300, Suite 303, TimberRidge Medical Park, on Southwest 110th Street off State Road 200 in Ocala. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments available at 12:30. Its an election year, and this meeting will begin the official visits by the candidates of the county to discuss the issues. Mondays meeting is expected to feature School Board candidates and the candidates for school superintendent. The public is invited. INDEX Bookmark...........................20 Cherrywood......................13 Classifieds...........................26 Letters....................................9 Oak Run...............................16 Opinion..................................8 Out to Pastor.....................11 Pun Alley.............................18 Puzzles.................................23 Spruce Creek North`.......27CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 45 www.smcitizen.com28~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY JIM CLARK EditorAn On Top of the World resident has been arrested and charged with various counts of passing a forged or altered instrument after a burglary he allegedly committed, also in OTOW. Glenn Gerard Kuntz, 50, of Southwest 96th Street was arrested on April 3. According to booking records at the Marion County Jail, Kuntz was accused of the following charges: Grand theft more than $300 less than $5,000; grand theft; burglary unoccupied dwelling while unarmed; residential burglary; dealing in stolen property; 28 counts of passing a forged or altered instrument; 28 counts of uttering a forged instrument; 27 counts of forgery of or alterting a public record instrument and 27 counts of forgery. His total bond adds up to more than $60,000. Jail records show he bonded out less than 24 hours after being booked. The case went back to January when Kuntz, known as a local handyman, allegedly did some work for the 82-year-old victim in OTOW, cleaning her garage. She had allowed him to come in to use the rest room, but said she was ill and didnt know whether he went anywhere else in the house. She also said she kept a spare key in the garage. In March, her daughter in Orlando accessed her bank account and discovered several checks paid that her mother did not write. After the two came back to OTOW, they discovered some valuable Hummels and jewelry missing from the house. Detective Greg Spicher accompanied the pair to a local bank, where they accessed the victims account and note the checks that were allegedly fraudulent. An investigation by Spicher found that the Hummels had been pawned at American Pawn, 14 S.W. First Ave., in Ocala. A pawn slip with the thumb print of the suspect was obtained. A pawn slip was also obtained for the jewelry, but the jewelry had been melted down, according to the report, and could not be recovered. Kuntz was arrested in the area of Southwest 92nd Place. Kuntz Suspect accused of burglary at OTOW home PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley points to one of the clippings and photos on his bulletin board hanging in his Southwest District office. Veteran detective will retire at end of next week Ed Mobley known for serving 200 area BY JIM CLARK EditorHes a familiar face in the Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office and along the State Road 200 Corridor. Hes also known for being a disc jockey who plays for various events, including the annual Halloween Party at the Sheriffs substation. Hes also a detective with a strong clearance rate. All that will come to an end next Friday, April 13, when Detective Ed Mobley retires from the Sheriffs Office. Mobley has been with the Marion County department since 1990. He served for 10 years as a school resource officer at North Marion Middle School, then became a road PLEASESEEMOBLEY, PAGE3 Reception for MobleyThe Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office will hold a reception on Wednesday, April 11, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, to honor Det. Ed Mobley, who is retiring two days later. Residents are asked to refrain from burningThe Multi-agency Wildland Task Force met Monday morning to discuss weather conditions. While it has not recommended a burn ban, the task force is encouraging residents to refrain from outdoor burning due to dry conditions. As of Monday, the drought index in Marion County averaged above the danger zone of 500 at 504, with some areas in the county registering as high as 610. Therefore, residents are encouraged to take yard debris to Marion Countys landfill or recycling centers. Over the past month, several brush fires burned in Marion County, two of which consumed more than 250 acres each. With this in mind and with dry weather anticipated for the rest of the month citizens should use extreme caution if they choose to conduct backyard burns. The countys guidelines for safe and legal backyard burning are available online at: http://marioncountyfl.org/FireRescue/b urn_regulation.aspx. Task force members also discussed the poor visibility conditions that may affect motorists driving in the Fort McCoy, Hog Valley and East Highway 40. portions of the county Car show brightens up the Marion County Sheriffs complex The Marion County Sheriffs Office held its annual car show at the sheriffs complex off U.S. 27 last Saturday. Above, left, Ro n Roberts from Oak Run stands next to his red 2006 Corvette Coupe. Above, right, well, you might want to let sleeping cats, big cats, lie in J ack and Donna Valentines 1967 Pontiac GTO. More photos can be found on Pages 22, 24 and 25. PHOTO BY RON RATNER PHOTO BY JIM CLARK PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley sits at his desk at the Southwest District Office. MOBLEYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 000B24Y www.nutechhearing.com Call Now For FREE Hearing Test and Consultation 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. 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deputy in the Forest district and also worked some in the aviation program. Prior to joining local law enforcement, he was in the U.S. Marines until 1971, and spent three years working at the state prison in Lowell. About a year ago when we were talking about it (retirement), it seemed so far away, Mobley said. Now that its here, I get emotional about it. About his time on the Corridor, he commented, I thoroughly love working out here. You meet so many interesting people. Asked about his best moments, he noted, I loved working in the schools, working with the juveniles. He said that some of the students he had talked to and counseled at North Marion are now deputies. But he decided to end those years in the schools. After 10 years, I wanted to get back in it, he said, referring to what people would consider more normal police work. He laughs a little about some of the incidents, including that of a lady whose new dentures didnt fit right. She was scared to go back to the dentist, he said, so I worked as a mediator. He said some others laugh at him for things like that, but Im kind of old school, taking pride in the work. He noted the local slogan, To protect and serve. Hes done handyman work for some of the elderly. I know it has nothing to do with law enforcement, but I never regret doing any of it. Capt. Jim Burton, supervisor of the Southwest District, said, Any issue, police or not, he always takes the time to talk with people about it. Ive never known him to turn anybody away in need of help, Burton added. Mobley was asked about his most satisfying case, and he immediately started talking about one that kind of got to me. It involved an 89-year-old lady who was basically living on Social Security after her husband died. She had a gold bracelet of his she slept with it. Like many people, she trusted delivery people, especially the man who brought her oxygen. One day he stole the bracelet. That upset me so bad, Mobley said, that he worked hard on the case and discovered the suspect had pawned the bracelet for $500. He made the arrest, but there was still the matter of getting the jewelry back. I remember her crying that she didnt have the $500, but I worked things out through the court system to get it back. Ill never forget the look on her face when I brought her the bracelet. He said that event shows the biggest thing that bothers me, when the elderly get taken advantage of. Thats a lot of what we do out here. Burton noted that everything about him is with family and doing the right thing. Mobley has been honored many times, getting the Sheriffs award for Employee of the Year in 2009, when he was assigned 161 cases and closed 152 of them, more than a 94 percent rate. That same year he won the VFWs award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. In 2004 he won the Eagle Eye award. He recalled giving CPR to an elderly man who had collapsed while riding his bicycle near Mobleys house when the detective was off duty. Outside of law enforcement, one of Mobleys passions is music. He started out young on the drums, went to keyboard and bass guitar and then back to the drums. Along with that came the disc jockey work, which includes playing for some holiday events and weddings. I love my music, he said. He was honored by his fellow employees at Stone Creek Grille last week, and a lot of people showed up. He said they talked about how they look at him as a father figure. His advice to the young deputies is, Youve got to be in it for the long haul. Its got to be in your heart and in your blood to help people. He told them, Dont let financial problems create problems in your family. Always be honest, do the right thing, treat the retired and elderly like its your grandparents, your parents. Its not just all about putting the bad guys in jail. Hes a neat all-around person, Burton said. Im really going to miss him. That feeling is mutual. Mobley said hell miss the job and the people. The Sheriffs Office has been great to me; were a family The interview took place on Tuesday, April 3, meaning Mobley had more than a week left on the job. He said when people asked him why he hasnt cleaned out his office, he says, Im not done yet. If theres one more person I can help, Im going to do it. BRIEFS School candiddates to visit Coalition The State Road 200 Coalition will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 9, at the Collins Health Resource Center, Building 300, Suite 303, TimberRidge Medical Park, on Southwest 110th Street off State Road 200 in Ocala. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments available at 12:30. Its an election year, and this meeting will begin the official visits by the candidates of the county to discuss the issues. Mondays meeting is expected to feature School Board candidates and the candidates for school superintendent. The public is invited. INDEX Bookmark...........................20 Cherrywood......................13 Classifieds...........................26 Letters....................................9 Oak Run...............................16 Opinion..................................8 Out to Pastor.....................11 Pun Alley.............................18 Puzzles.................................23 Spruce Creek North`.......27CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 45 www.smcitizen.com 28 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY JIM CLARK Editor An On Top of the World resident has been arrested and charged with various counts of passing a forged or altered instrument after a burglary he allegedly committed, also in OTOW. Glenn Gerard Kuntz, 50, of Southwest 96th Street was arrested on April 3. According to booking records at the Marion County Jail, Kuntz was accused of the following charges: Grand theft more than $300 less than $5,000; grand theft; burglary unoccupied dwelling while unarmed; residential burglary; dealing in stolen property; 28 counts of passing a forged or altered instrument; 28 counts of uttering a forged instrument; 27 counts of forgery of or alterting a public record instrument and 27 counts of forgery. His total bond adds up to more than $60,000. Jail records show he bonded out less than 24 hours after being booked. The case went back to January when Kuntz, known as a local handyman, allegedly did some work for the 82-year-old victim in OTOW, cleaning her garage. She had allowed him to come in to use the rest room, but said she was ill and didnt know whether he went anywhere else in the house. She also said she kept a spare key in the garage. In March, her daughter in Orlando accessed her bank account and discovered several checks paid that her mother did not write. After the two came back to OTOW, they discovered some valuable Hummels and jewelry missing from the house. Detective Greg Spicher accompanied the pair to a local bank, where they accessed the victims account and note the checks that were allegedly fraudulent. An investigation by Spicher found that the Hummels had been pawned at American Pawn, 14 S.W. First Ave., in Ocala. A pawn slip with the thumb print of the suspect was obtained. A pawn slip was also obtained for the jewelry, but the jewelry had been melted down, according to the report, and could not be recovered. Kuntz was arrested in the area of Southwest 92nd Place. Kuntz Suspect accused of burglary at OTOW home PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley points to one of the clippings and photos on his bulletin board hanging in his Southwest District office. Veteran detective will retire at end of next week Ed Mobley known for serving 200 area BY JIM CLARK Editor Hes a familiar face in the Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office and along the State Road 200 Corridor. Hes also known for being a disc jockey who plays for various events, including the annual Halloween Party at the Sheriffs substation. Hes also a detective with a strong clearance rate. All that will come to an end next Friday, April 13, when Detective Ed Mobley retires from the Sheriffs Office. Mobley has been with the Marion County department since 1990. He served for 10 years as a school resource officer at North Marion Middle School, then became a road PLEASESEEMOBLEY PAGE3 Reception for MobleyThe Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office will hold a reception on Wednesday, April 11, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, to honor Det. Ed Mobley, who is retiring two days later. Residents are asked to refrain from burningThe Multi-agency Wildland Task Force met Monday morning to discuss weather conditions. While it has not recommended a burn ban, the task force is encouraging residents to refrain from outdoor burning due to dry conditions. As of Monday, the drought index in Marion County averaged above the danger zone of 500 at 504, with some areas in the county registering as high as 610. Therefore, residents are encouraged to take yard debris to Marion Countys landfill or recycling centers. Over the past month, several brush fires burned in Marion County, two of which consumed more than 250 acres each. With this in mind and with dry weather anticipated for the rest of the month citizens should use extreme caution if they choose to conduct backyard burns. The countys guidelines for safe and legal backyard burning are available online at: http://marioncountyfl.org/FireRescue/b urn_regulation.aspx. Task force members also discussed the poor visibility conditions that may affect motorists driving in the Fort McCoy, Hog Valley and East Highway 40. portions of the county Car show brightens up the Marion County Sheriffs complex The Marion County Sheriffs Office held its annual car show at the sheriffs complex off U.S. 27 last Saturday. Above, left, Ro n Roberts from Oak Run stands next to his red 2006 Corvette Coupe. Above, right, well, you might want to let sleeping cats, big cats, lie in J ack and Donna Valentines 1967 Pontiac GTO. More photos can be found on Pages 22, 24 and 25. PHOTO BY RON RATNER PHOTO BY JIM CLARK PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley sits at his desk at the Southwest District Office. MOBLEY CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 000B24Y www.nutechhearing.com Call Now For FREE Hearing Test and Consultation 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 2 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com I guess our winter is over. What winter? Hasnt this been beautiful weather? Boy! Are we going to be spoiled! But we are tough and we will brave the on coming hot summer. After all that is what Florida is all about. Feature of the month The Board of Directors of Spruce Creek North are a very dedicated group of people hoping to make the community a wonderful place in which to live. They are the feature for this column. Their photos are shown at the bottom right. Norm Simard has been the president for going on seven years. Norm was born in New Hampshire. He and his wife Marge moved to SCN in 1999. Cindy Hutchins has been vice president for six years. She was born in Maine and she and her hubby Bill retired here in 1996. Audrey Martin has been secretary for five years and was born in New York She and her husband Russell moved here in 1987. Bill Jungers is the new treasurer this year. Bill is not new to the board, he has served in the past for a few years. He was born in Iowa and he and his wife Judy retired here in 1999. Joan McCarthy has been one of the directors for six years. She was born in New York and she and her husband moved to SCN in 2002. Parnell Anderson has also been a director for six years and was born in Mississippi. She moved to SCN in 1990 and is married to L.B. Anderson. Paul Roy is the newest member and he hails from Maine. He and his wife Marion have been SCN residents for over two years. This group has board meetings as often as needed. They also meet once a month with the management company. And yes, this is a volunteer job. So if you happen to see one of these board members, please tell them how much you appreciate their time and energy.Special Occasions Well lets see, Palm Sunday was April 1, Good Friday is today, the 6th and Easter will be April 8 (this Sunday). And dont forget Passover begins at sundown on April 6 (thats today). Anniversary newsHappy Anniversary to Carmen and Jaye Salva on April 17.These are two very delightful people! Good wishes go to them! St. Pats DanceCindy Hutchins reports that they had a wonderful crowd for the March 10 St. Pats dance. There were corned beef and ham sandwiches plus cole slaw and homemade desserts and beverages. Music was by George. The next dance will be the April Showers Dance and held on April 21. Tickets at the door will be $5 each. Music will be by Gail. Then on April 29 the social committee will hold an ice cream social at $3 per person. Time will be 2:30 Sunday afternoon. The Songbirds will entertain. Posters at the SCN clubhouse will give more information. Pancake breakfastWell the last pancake breakfast (for the season) will be April 28. The pancake people will take a summer vacation. So hope you can come and enjoy breakfast at the SCN Clubhouse. French toast, pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee or tea all for $3 each. We want to thank Marge and Norm Simard and all their helpers for all the work they do to provide a nice monthly breakfast. They will hopefully be back in September. All are welcome to these breakfasts. Swimmer? Have you spotted that hardy soul that has been swimming laps in the SCN outdoor pool? He started March 3 and has been swimming 3-4 times a week since then. He said the water temperature was 72!!! Brrr, that is too cold for me! Get well wishes We all send get well wishes to Bill Hutchins. After a stay in the hospital Bill is back home recuperating. Lets hope for a speedy recovery. Also get well wishes go to Len Dockus and Barb Turner.Thank youThanks to all the friends and neighbors who were so thoughtful to send anniversary greetings to Jim and me for our 60th anniversary. We even got an e-mail from Emory of the Star Banner. Thanks again to all of you! Goodbye note from JanI want to thank all the readers that have enjoyed my column for almost four years, but there comes a time when things must come to an end. So May 4 will be my last column that I will write for Spruce Creek North. I am in hopes that one of the SCN residents will decide to take over the job. My many thanks go to Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee. Cindy has given me so much news and it has been very much appreciated. Also thanks go to Betty Testa, Marlene Dorner and Karen Petersen. Without these people helping to find news for the community, there would be no column. So again I thank you for all the support. Jan Liberio resides with her hubby Jim in Spruce Creek North. She can be reached via e-mail at JnLiber@ aol.com or drop a note at the clubhouse Board of Directors members are this months feature S PRUCE C REEK NORTH J L Jan Liberio MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE PHOTOPhoto shows aftermath of barn blaze in which nine horses died. Nine horses were killed and a farm employee suffered first and second-degree burns Sunday at a barn fire at McKathan Farms, 6939 W. County Road 316. Approximately 18 Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters and seven units responded at 10:33 a.m. and arrived seven minutes later to find a barn, approximately 60 feet wide and 200 feet long, 75 percent involved in flames. Nine horses die, employee hurt at barn fire on farm in Reddick The structure was considered unstable and small explosions (possibly due to aerosol cans) were occurring within, so firefighters tackled the blaze defensively. After seeing smoke, a neighbor alerted the farm and 9-1-1 was notified of the emergency. The neighbor and farm employees evacuated five horses to safety. Three additional horses were later rescued; however, they were badly burned. The injured employee was treated at the scene. MCFR called the fire under control at 11:08 a.m. MCFR investigators ruled the fire accidental, with a cause most likely due to an electrical malfunction. The barn is considered a total loss. In other law enforcement reports: No cocaine A woman was arrested after she allegedly damaged the vehicle of a neighbor after that neighbor failed to buy here the cocaine she asked for. Anissa J. Brown of Southwest 153rd Lane, 35, was arrested for burglary of a conveyance, criminal mischief and resisting with violence. Dog shot An attempt by police to arrest a man on a warrant from another jurisdiction resulted in a pit bull being shot. Arrested was Zachary J. Searle, 19, of Southwest 147th Lane, who faces local charges of resisting without violence. During the attempted search of a residence, a pit bull attacked a sheriffs K-9 and a deputy was forced to shoot the attacking dog. Hit againA convenience store that was recently the target of a robbery was burglarized Monday morning. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 26 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Todays New Ads CLERK Part-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om 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! Personals Errand runner! Retired county teacher, female, available for driving vehicles north, taking care of errands. Great driving record. References. 352-207-3929 Domestic Housekeeping & Light Cooking CITRUS SPRINGS AREA F/T, Possible 7 days. Must have references Possible Live In Call between 6p-9p for phone interview (352) 522-1109 Professional INSURANCE AGENTS 220 or 440 Licensed Insurance Agents needed Immediate openings for Sales Producer or Customer Service Representative. Full time or Pt time possibilities. Great Salary, benes & bonuses. 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ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKS FREE TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Part-time Help CLERK Part-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om 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! Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEW CAREER? 2 WEEK PREP COURSES! ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. EKG TECH $475. NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 FB, twitter, you tube Furniture Wood coffee table 4x19 2 shelfs in middle storage on ends $50 (352) 873-9226 Estate Sales ESTATE SALE Sat, April 7th 8 to 2 NO EARLY BIRDS hshld furn, jewelry, lots of great items 5801-5787 SW 60TH Fairfield Village General Out door Furniture 2 chaises, 2 chairs $30. 2 large speakers $30. 3 tall cabinets for CDs $10 ea. 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Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLON Available Now RAINBOW SPRINGS completely renovated 3 BR/2 BA $800. month (352) 465-2022 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. 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P UTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! 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 The 28th annual Luncheon and Fashion show was presented at H&R at On Top of the World by the Women of the World on March 10. The luncheon was catered by Sonnys and the fashions were provided by Belks Dept. store. Stephanie Perkins from Belks commented and described each outfit. President Marsha Vieu had countless Thank yous for her committees year long work and the many behind the scenes workers. The lighting and sound was done by the OTOW Sound and Light crew and baskets were distributed to the raffle winners by members of the West Port High School Key Club. Over $5,000 was raised from the ticket sales and basket raffles for Hospice of Marion County. The baskets were filled with items chosen by the members that provided them. The charity for the April 13th meeting will be Helping Hands who will be accepting donations of cleaning supplies, paper products, M/F hygiene products, and toiletries. For information about WOW contact Marsha Vieu at 352-237-4164. Stories and photos by Mike Roppel Women of the World have lunch, fashion show From the left, Marie Roppel, April Pollard, Carla Magri, Bev Carver, and Andy Flannery are at one of the several tables filled with baskets to be raffled off that contained items chosen by the basket donors. Billie Sue Giles is modeling an Alfred Dunner outfit. The outfit has a light green jacket, white top, and turquoise pants. Janet Fragapane has another Alfred Dunner fashion. It has a yellow-orange floral jacket, white top, and black pants. Melanie Vittitow is modeling an outfit by Kim Rogers. The outfit has a red and white horizontal top, white capri pants, topped by a white hat and red necklace. Read the classifieds The Cherrywood Estates Senior Health Fair, at 6253 S.W. 100th Loop in Ocala, on April 14, will be the site of an exciting and informative opportunity to meet with local professionals that cater specifically to the needs of seniors. The Senior Health Fair is free to the public. The Health Fair has a great lineup of guest speakers with health topics like: How to eat Healthier at 10 a.m., Healthy Aging of your Muscles & Joints at 11 a.m., Cancer Prevention, Nutrition & Exercise at noon, and Oh My Achy Back! at 1 p.m. There is limited seating in these seminars you will need to make your reservations early. Gold Sponsors for the Health Fair are: db Hearing Solutions, Ecowater Central Florida, Geril Therapy, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Home Instead Senior Care, Integrity Home Health Care, Lifestyle Solutions Medical Spa, McKenney Chiropractic Center, Robert Boissoneault Oncology Inst., The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa, Thermo-Cool Air & Heat, and Unique Lingerie. Silver Sponsors participating in the health fair are: ADT Home Health, Hospice of Marion County and Premier Medical Center. Vendors participating in the health fair are: Arbonne International, Florida Center for the Blind, Grace Unlimited, Inc. Bio Mat, and Bath Fitters, Inc. The Activities Team will be providing coffee and Danish in the morning and serving a light lunch of Tuna or Chicken Salad sandwiches and chips for a nominal charge. Call Geri at 352-237-1675 for more information. Cherrywood health fair open to public Walmart employee arrested for theftOn Thursday, March 29, detectives arrested Arnene Stanley, 37, for grand theft. On March 19, a loss prevention officer at the Walmart on Southwest State Road 200 reported to detectives that Stanley, an assistant manager at the store, was suspected of stealing more than $6,000 from the store by creating false return transactions. During the investigation, detectives collected receipts for returned jewelry items that had conflicting signatures. They also observed surveillance video that allegedly showed Stanley performing the transactions with no customers present. Detectives reportedly confirmed that Stanley used the identities of at least five victims to make numerous fraudulent transactions. Stanley allegedly told detectives she stole the money to pay for her daughters medical bills. She worked for Walmart for more than 20 years. Stanley was arrested and charged with grand theft (1 count) and misuse of personal identification (9 counts). 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Saturday, April 7 Maranatha Easter Eggstravaganza On Saturday, April 7, the day before Easter, Maranatha Baptist Church will host Maranatha's Easter Eggstravaganza. This will be a community event where families are invited to come hunt Easter eggs and have fun. We will have an egg hunt for the wee little ones (birth to Pre-K) and a separate egg hunt for the elementary-age children (kindergarten to Grade 5). This will be a free event, and prizes will be given out for those who register, which will include gift cards and gift certificates from local businesses in the Marion Oaks area. The even will start at 10 a.m. and continue to noon. Any questions, please call Pastor Mike at Maranatha Baptist Church. The number is 352-347-5683. Chess Club to meet The Chess Club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352873-2276. Passover seder scheduledCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Passover seder on the second night of the holiday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at the Arbor Club Ballroom at On Top of the World Southwest 94th Street, Ocala. The seder will be conducted mainly in English with participation from those present. Sonia Peterson will be leading. The traditional Passover fare consists of a beef, chicken or fish entre and the cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Reservations are requested by March 31 to Estelle by calling 352-237-8277. Congregation Beth Israel is a progressive, inclusive, contemporary Jewish community under the guidance of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation. Visit our website: bethisraelocala.org or email: bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com. Miskhan congregation to celebrate PassoverThe public is invited to attend a Passover celebration offering teachings for all. Learn about your roots while enjoying dinner, praise music and the use of symbolic items. The celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. on April 7 at the Mishkan Congregation. Call for reservations, 352-6874434. Sunday, April 8 Cantata at Maranatha Maranatha Baptist Church will present an Easter Cantata "Known by the Scars" under the direction of Joyce Warner and co-directors Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker on Easter Sunday, April 8, at 10:45 a.m. All are invited. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions. Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 4 ~ Friday, April 6, 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 PHOTO BY JIM CLARKRoger Fountains 1951 Ford came complete with a drive-in restaurant tray. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKTiffany Boerstler and Amanda Winchester from attorney Daniel Highwowers office had a table at the car show. 000AZ6D 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 Thurs., April 12 & Fri., April 20, 9:30 am Complimentary Breakfast will be provided Golden Corral 2111 S.W. 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Very Reasonable Free Estimates Call 352-425-9542 000B2LL TREE SERVICE A P r o C u t A P r o C u t A-Pro Cut T R E E S E R V I C E T R E E S E R V I C E T REE S ERVICE Trimming Tree Removal 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 352-804-4662 L ICENSED I NSURED 000AN8N ASAP Garage Doors & Service 1-352-390-0559 GARAGE DOORS Major Dealer in Garage Door Screens & Repair SERVICE CALLS $19 95 Broken Springs Fixed Licensed and Insured Locally Owned and Family Operated NO Extra Charge For Emergency Service 000AU0H 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! 711189 DIAL-A-PRO For Your Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 0 0 0 B 0 W 2 POWER WASHING Low Pressure Washing. We use Simple Green Soap. 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Call Robert at 1-888-306-6932 For a free estimate 000A32I FLOORS & WINDOWS 6715 SW Hwy. 200 (located 5 mi. West of I-75) Ocala, Florida, 34476 (352) 854-3939 Carpet Ceramic Wood Vinyl Blinds Shutters Castle Carpets & Interiors Serving Ocala Since 1991 Balentines Landscaping, Inc. (352) 873-4888 Bruce Balentine Licensed & Insured Professional Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Sodding FREE ESTIMATES 000AOGR LANDSCAPING 000AXIZ PAINTING NAME OF BUSINESS Thompson Painting and Pressure Washing Repaint Specialists Free Estimates ~ Licensed and Insured Call 352-598-3000 References Upon Request Interior and Exterior 2011, 2010 000AXHD COMPUTER REPAIR Troys Computer Clinic We Come To You Call or email for appointment (352) 817-2834 troy@troyscomputerclinic.com Repairs are done on-site. 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Tuesday, April 10 Hospice supports caregivers All caregivers are invited to a new Support Group at Hospice of Marion County on April 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Education Center at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. Caregivers of loved ones with any disease or illness are welcome. The group will offer an opportunity to connect with others in the same situation and provide guidance as well as emotional and spiritual support. Call 352-854-5200 for additional information. Thursday, April 12 Air Force Association changes meetingThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association will hold its April chapter meeting one week early on the second Thursday of the month, April 12. The time will be 7 p.m. and the location is the same, the Ocala Regional Airport Administration Building 750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. Any questions call Mike Emig 352-854-8328. Everyone is welcome.Saturday, April 14 Methodist Men serve breakfastThe Methodist Men will serve their famous and delicious all-can-you-eat breakfast on Saturday, April 14 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. A complete menu with a wide variety of breakfast fare is offered for $5. Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St,, Ocala look for the signs. Make plans now to bring your friends and attend. All proceeds help fund a variety of local charities. Garage, bake sale at Christs Church Christ's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trasn can become your treasure. Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org.Book sale for Sheltering Hands A mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue will take place on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winn Dixie at 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Available will be used books, CDs and crafts. Buy five books, get one free. Also you may donate your aluminum beverage cans. For more information, call 352-291-1962.Garage and bake sale Christ's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trash can become your treasure! Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org. Dinner dance in Dunnellon On April 14, the Knights of Columbus Council 8510 will be hosting a "Knight in Italy" dinner dance at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41, Dunnellon. Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. The menu will be Chicken Italiano, Italian sausage with peppers and onion, Italian green beans, a hot pasta dish and a salad plus our dessert table and a cash bar. Music is by DJ/Singer Joe Koos, playing many of the old favorites including Sinatra, Como and Lanza. Western line dances and some country music will be included to keep all entertained. Proceeds will benefit charity. Tickets are available at the Parish Office or call Terry at 352-489-6221.Fashion show scheduled"April In Paris" Fashion Show luncheon sponsored by Queen of Peace Council of Catholic Women will be held April 14, 11a.m. to 2 p.m., at On Top Of the World Arbor Club. Fashions will be presented by Belks. Tickets are $20. Please contact Alicia 352-237-9956 or Bert 352-8611585. Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com W ELCOMES B ILLY J AMESON S o u t h e r n S t y l e S o u t h e r n S t y l e Southern Style H a i r S a l o n H a i r S a l o n Hair Salon 000B330 8585 SW Hw y. 200 Steeplechase Plaza (352) 291-7554 24 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com PHOTO BY JIM CLARKCant you just see Doc Brown and Marty McFly jumping into this DeLorean in Back to the Future. Jim Griner of Fort McCoy owns this 1983 version. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 6 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 14 Authors invited to ExpoThe Marion County Public Library System invites writers from Marion and adjacent counties to participate in the 2012 Author Expo, to be held Saturday, April 14, at its Headquarters-Ocala location. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocala Public Library, the event will provide a forum for local poets, novelists, journalists and playwrights to network and sell their books. Our first Author Expo is a great opportunity for the talented writers in Marion and surrounding counties to get together, talk about their books and share helpful hints with the public, said Roseanne Russo, information services manager for the Headquarters-Ocala location. The event is open to all authors in Marion, Lake, Levy, Citrus, Alachua and Sumter counties. Space is limited; prospective authors must apply by March 16 to participate. Registration includes a $10 fee in lieu of a percentage of book sales on the day of the event. For application guidelines and forms, visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org or www.friendsoftheocalalibrary.org, or stop by the Headquarters-Ocala location at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala. For more information, call 352671-8551. Golf tourney to benefit United WayCenturyLink will host a four-person Best Ball Scramble format golf tournament on Saturday, April 14. All proceeds from the event will be donated to United Way of Marion County. The tournament will be at the Ocala Municipal Golf Club, 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost is $260 per team. Entry deadline is April 6. Entry fee includes golf, cart, lunch and grab bags. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Sponsorships are available for $125 per hole without a team or $100 with a team. Presenting sponsorships are also available. Sign up forms are available at www.uwmc.org. For more information on sponsorship or registration, call Teresa Feather at 352-368-8825. Artists on display at Circle Square Local artists from On Top of the World, Oak Run, Palm Cay, Stone Creek and other communities in Ocala showcase their masterpieces at this annual art expo on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center. Works include paintings, sculptures, stained glass, portrait sketches, clay jewelry, metal artwork, watercolors and much more. Enjoy live entertainment by the Paul De Ritter Duo as during the expo. This event is free and open to the public. Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information, visit www.csculturalcenter.com or call On Top of the Worlds Health and Recreation Office at 352-854-8707 Ext. 7530. Sunday, April 15 Southern Express in concert The Southern Express Orchestra from Ocala will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. Featured will be some of the great music from the Big Band days as well as show unes. This concert promises to be a wonderful afternoon of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550. Polio support group to meetThe North Central Post-Polio Support Group will present the Program Heart to Heart: Exercise, Heart Disease and Post-Polio, on April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Collins Health Resource Center 9401, S.W. Highway 200 Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. The speakers will be Fred Shirley, MS, PT, CEAS, from Beverly Hills Rehab Center and Gordon Wertz, RN, Clinical Coordinator and Chrissie Wilson, RN from Take Charge Cardiac Rehab. For more information call Carolyn Raville, 352-489-1731 Beth Israel yard sale Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites everyone to its big yard sale on Sunday, April 15 at Sunrise Donuts, 10155 S.W. Hwy. 484 on the way to Dunnellon. There will be new and gently used toys, clothing, handbags, shoes and household items. Bring your children and grandchildren and enjoy a morning of fun. Monday, April 16 Legion post to meet The Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 16 at 1 p.m. in the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Fred Pulis at 352-854-9976. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid having someone else take credit for the project you started by finishing it yourself. Then it will be you lovely Lambs who will be wearing those well-deserved laurels. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The facts about a new opportunity are still emerging. Wait until theyre all out in the open, and then use your keen business sense to help make the right decision. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might feel confused, even hurt by a friend who suddenly puts distance between you. If she or he wont discuss it, dont push it. An explanation should come in time. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your willingness to be part of the team opens doors that had been shut to you. Keep them open by keeping your promises even when your commitment seems to be wavering. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Congratulations. Youre really getting things done to purr-fection. And dont forget to take a catnap now and again to keep those energy levels up and bristling for action. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your plain-talking honesty is admirable. But sometimes sharp words can leave painful scars. Be careful that what you say doesnt come back to hurt you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A stress-filled period takes a positive turn as you deal with the underlying problem. Act now to avoid a recurrence by changing some basic rules in your relationship. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Your rising energy levels make it easier for you to achieve some important objectives. This could lead to a big boost in how youre perceived, both at home and on the job. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A changing picture begins to emerge as you learn more about an offer that seemed so right but could be so wrong. Look to a trusted adviser for guidance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Spiritual aspects are strong. Take time to reflect on the path youre on and where you hope it will lead you. Its also a good time to reach out to loved ones. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) You could be assuming far too many responsibilities, whether its at work or in personal matters. Be careful that youre not weighed down by them. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 22 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in The Right Choices For Thursday, April 19 Rotary golf tournament setThe Ocala Rotary Club is hosting its 22nd annual golf tournament at the Ocala Golf Club on Thursday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds Benefit the Marion County Youth at the Discovery Science Center and other Rotary Charities. The cost is $85 per player for a four person scramble, shotgun start which includes, lunch, golf and drinks. Prizes will be awarded after play for longest drive, closest to the pin, top teams and hole in one. Entry deadline is April 17 at 5 p.m. Contact Kay Kelly at 352-732-7080 for more information. Genealogical Society to meet The Marion County Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Marion County Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. This months program will feature Judy Wright, who will answer questions about Family Tree Maker 2012. The public is cordially invited and there is no cost involved. For further information, please contact Barbara Jones at 352-897-0840, MarionGenealogy@gmail.com, or http://MarionGenealogy.tripod.com.Steel drum ensemble to performYoung at Heart, College Road Baptist Church, on April 19 will present the Amazing Steel Drum Ensemble. This is a group of young people using hand crafted drums, to provide "happy" music. Their purpose is to reach the young and their families. This a 6 p.m. event to accommodate school hours. You are invited to bring your children and grandchildren, just bring a covered dish to share. The church is at 5010 College Road.Baritone in concert Douglas Ladnier (baritone) will be in concert on Thursday evening, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church. He has a repertoire of songs which includes hymns, spirituals, Broadway show stoppers and ballads. He has appeared at Ocala West many times in the past, and we are pleased to have him return again. Don't miss this wonderful evening of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-8549550. Saturday, April 21 Book sale for Center for the Blind A book sale to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind will take place Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Florida Center for the Blind, 7634 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. All proceeds benefit the center. For information, call 352-873-4700.Two-day concert band performanceThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band invites you to their Swing into Spring: concert series on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute (MTI) Auditorium, 1614 Fort King Street, Ocala. Musical selections include: Procession of the Nobles, Highlights from Glee, Stardust, featuring vocalist Marcia Muncaster; Old Hound Dog Rag, and, featuring the KOS big band: Pennsylvania 6-5000, Dont Get Around Much Anymore, and Sing, Sing, Sing, and others. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information call 352-624-9291 or check out the band website at kingdomofthesunband.org.Sunday, April 22 Afternoon of music offered by Jazz SocietyThe Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, usually on the third Sunday of each month, 2 to 5 p.m. well most months. This month, because of a scheduling conflict, April 22 is the date. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past year. Dancing is encouraged. Admission is $2 and benefits Hospice in memory of Bea Wilson, founder of the Jazz Society. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Tuesday, April 24 Breast Cancer Support Group meeting The Breast Cancer SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. We meet at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. The April 24th meeting will be a presentation by Dr. Anderson from Boissoneault Oncology Institute who will speak to us on current radiation techniques, benefits and cautions of this type of therapy following or preceding breast cancer surgery. This meeting will be held in the Multipurpose Room 235 in order to accommodate a larger attendance and is open to anyone who would like to hear Dr. Andersons message. Please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904 for more information. Photos from the Sheriffs Office car show PHOTO BY RON RATNERA line of vintage cars awaits spectators as the car show opened. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com T he Supreme Court has heard the oral arguments about the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare) and the justices have held their preliminary closed meeting. The Court will hand down its decision in June. In the meantime, even though we havent read the 2000 pages of the Affordable Care Act, bloggers, talk-show hosts, and columnists are exercising their opinions about the life or death of Obamacare. We consider our right to have opinions as sacred as freedom of speech. The supporters sales pitch is that Obamacare will create a better health care system, make insurance companies more accountable, and provide coverage for all Americans. The real issues are federal power, states rights, and money. Beginning in the late 1800s, a number of European countries sponsored or allowed various kinds of sickness insurance. In some countries it was openly socialistic. In others, conservatives offered limited health plans to head off demands from labor. Health insurance for workers evolved more slowly in the U.S. The socialist party and labor were focused more on wages than on benefits. The federal government left sickness and health matters to the states. In the early 20th Century, Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressives began support for health insurance because of their belief the U.S. would not be a strong nation unless it cared for its sick and poor citizens. A real campaign began in 1912 when the Association of Labor Legislation drafted a model for national health insurance for working class families earning less than $1,200 a year. For a few years the idea had the support of the American Medical Association (AMA), but their enthusiasm faded. Strangely, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) was opposed to the idea. AFL was suspicious of business and state supervision of peoples social needs. Renewed talk about national health insurance after World War I ran into opposition from business, labor, doctors, and insurance companies. Interest rose again in the 1930s when the costs of medical and hospital care began to rise. After Franklin Roosevelt became president (1933), a diverse group of economists, philanthropies, and public health organizations campaigned to spend more national resources on health care. The AMA characterized the movement as socialized medicine. There were several attempts to develop a program of national health insurance during the Roosevelt terms (1933-1945). A bill to establish compulsory insurance funded by a payroll tax was introduced in every session of Congress for 14 years, but never passed. President Harry Truman (1945-53) was also a staunch advocate of national health insurance, but during his tenure critics went beyond calling it socialized medicine. Ohio Senator Robert Taft (1939-l953) called it a page out of the Soviet Communist textbook. After World War II private health insurance expanded rapidly, and agitation for national health insurance declined. Medicare and Medicaid also reduced interest. Now, after more than a hundred years, all the same players are waiting for the Supreme Courts decision on Obamacare liberals, conservatives, business, unions, medicine, and insurance companies. Its ironic that each of the interested parties has switched sides at least once. Its called the politics of self-interest. www.smcitizen.com 8 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 M any years ago when I was working in Palatka, being a sports fan, I used to go to the basketball games at St. Johns River Junior College, which become a community college and is now a college. I often wondered why a community college had so many outof-town players. Those questions cropped up again when I moved to Ocala. One time I looked at Central Florida Community Colleges roster, and there were several players from Russia. I sarcastically asked, What community are they serving Minsk? Now comes the word that because of equality and other issues, St. Johns is dropping basketball. The Vikings, as they are called, are keeping some other sports, but basketball (they only had a mens team) is falling by the wayside. To me that brings up the question: Do our community colleges really need to have interscholastic sports? I know, they are not community colleges in name any more, but in theory they still serve specific geographic areas. Take a look at the basketball teams of the College of Central Florida for the season just concluded. The men had only one local player, from Ocala Forest. They had two from London (as in England) and a bunch of others from around the state and U.S. Likewise, the women had only one local player, from Trinity Catholic. They had one from Sweden, and some from several places around the U.S., including one from my old stomping grounds in New Jersey, where they spelled the name of her town (Paterson) and the name of her high school (Paramus Catholic) wrong on the website roster. These colleges, with the majority of their degrees being of the two-year variety, were originally conceived as an alternative to four-year schools, both in availability and cost. But many of their sports have turned into farm teams for the major universities. Players are at the school for one or two years to hone their skills, or their grades, and then transfer to a four-year school, where they are not subject to the NCAAs transfer rule of sitting out for a season. One thing St. Johns is doing is taking some of the money saved and turning it into academic scholarships for minority students. Shouldnt other schools do the same? Im all for athletics, but it should not be a reason for giving a student a free ride at a local college. Let more students with academic prowess get the financial help even if they dont play basketball, baseball or whatever. This is not an issue that the local schools should be deciding. This is something that, on a statewide level, legislators say should be changed. Leave the athletics to the bigger state four-year schools and universities. Let our local colleges do what they were intended to do, bridge the gap for deserving students in the community. Or if the athletics continue, make the eligibility the same as high school you play for the school in your district. One of the worst things that was done in the past couple of years when the local colleges started giving four-year degrees was the changing of the name, dropping the word community from the title. Where is it written that a school cant be a community college and still offer degrees? Restore the name community college, and emphasize that these schools should serve their communities, not England, Sweden or Russia, or even New Jersey. Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at editor@smcitizen.com or at 352-854-3986. 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. Editors Note: Todays Our View was written by Dr. Nathan Grossman. S ome rumors have been circulating that the Marion County Health Department is closing. Nothing could be further from the truth. The recently announced partnership between the health department and Heart of Florida Health Center will produce better, more comprehensive care for the departments current patients. The centers mission is to improve the overall health status of Marion County residents. That is well-aligned with the health department mission: to protect and promote the health of county residents. Weve partnered with Heart of Florida for a number of years already. Combining services just makes sense. We will strengthen Heart of Florida, as many functions that remain at the health department will help the center provide their patients better access to specialized care. Heart of Florida will strengthen us, as their main mission is primary care. We are both working hard to make the transition as seamless to our patients as possible. Public health is much more than primary care. We will still link people to needed health services a core public health function and we will do that through Heart of Florida. Other public health functions remain. Here are a just a few: Immunizations. The department provides immunizations and tuberculosis testing, some at no cost, to protect the community from vaccine-preventable diseases. Maternity. We provide pregnancy testing, routine prenatal care for women delivering in Ocala and high-risk prenatal care for women delivering at Shands Health Care. Healthy Start. This program provides access to medical services, education, and counseling for pregnant women and children up to age 3. School Health. Registered nurses at Marion County Public Schools help care for children with complex needs, perform health screenings, teach health classes and train school staff members. WIC and Nutrition. The Women, Infants and Children program provides foods, counseling, and other services at the departments main building in Ocala and at community clinics. The nutrition program provides medical nutrition therapy. Family Planning. Women under age 55 can get annual exams, birth control, pregnancy testing and treatment for minor GYN problems. Social Services. We help fight the spread of HIV and AIDS through testing, counseling and case management. Programs for these and other sexually transmitted diseases are discrete. Dental Clinic. The clinic provides fillings, cleanings and extractions, as well as emergency dental care for children from birth to age 17. Some dental services are provided for adults. Communicable Disease. Tuberculosis, hepatitis, rabies and other communicable diseases are a critical public health concern. We provide testing for these diseases and work to prevent their spread. Environmental Health. We investigate animal bites and alert the public to help control the spread of rabies. We inspect wells and septic systems and regulate food service operations and small drinking water systems. Vital Statistics. Birth certificates for anyone born within the state from 1930 to the present are available, and certificates for deaths that occurred in Marion County from 2006 to present. Public Health Preparedness. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and emergency planning help ensure that people with special medical needs are sheltered. Health Education. We educate the community on chronic diseases and related risk factors; the causes and impacts of vehicle, water and home injuries; and on the benefits of sexual abstinence. The Marion County Health Department works to protect and promote the health of county resid1 ts in many ways, and we are here to stay. Our partnership with Heart of Florida will make both agencies stronger and result in better access to primary care for the countys most vulnerable people. Dr. Nathan Grossman is director of the Marion County Health Department. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Health Department is here to stay Do local colleges really need sports? Jim Flynn Columnist Great cases make bad law -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jim Clark Editor READER OPINIONS INVITED PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKTanya North from Goga Studios had a demonstration set up at the West Marion Business Association Spring Expo on March 29. Robbie Fillingame and Mike Stelogeannis had a display for Wells Fargo. 000AM1C 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 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 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. 000AHA4 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 000AI76 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 000AM1T 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 000A92N 7768 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www.countrysideocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Sunday Worship 10:30 am Tuesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Pastor Gary O. Marshall Your Spiritual Home 0 0 0 A V X D 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm Sunday 2pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Thursday Youth 7pm Thursday Bible Study 6:30 to 7:30 Nursery available WE WELCOME ALL! 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 103rd St Pine Run 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 000AB58 Rev. Alan Jefferson 000AQJ2 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 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 682184

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One (1) Mill Property Tax, A Travesty to Homeowners A couple things happened this past week regarding Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC). First, I ran into Butch Verrando, a Republican, Tea Party member outside the Friendship Public Library. I presume he was wanting enough names to get on the ballot, he never told me so. I asked him his position regarding MRMC and it was soon apparent he had no experience with hospital management or funding. He felt it should be sold. Im not endorsing anyone but Pat Gabriel seems to know what needs to be done by the County Commission and in particular, what will affect those of us living in the 200 Corridor. Second, comes the article regarding a one (1) mill fee on homeowners to help support MRMC. After reading this, I realize were far from a resolution. Right now, homeowners are bearing the greater part of the tax burden of financing Marion County. To add a one mill, or $1 per assessed $1,000 of property value to finance a 10-year bond against homeowners, is tantamount to going to the same well over and over again. Dont people realize a great portion of homeowners in Ocala are senior citizens living on a fixed income? It seems the great generation is still carrying the burden for the let someone else do it generation. What about those freeloaders who pay no taxes, nor pay for any type of health care, and have multiple babies by multiple parents, plus dont work and feel the world owes them something. But they can buy booze and cigarettes. These people go to a hospital and the welfare department and expect to be taken care of, now. Granted the 1/2 cent sales tax would not garner as much money for MRMC, but a sales tax is equitable to all residents of Marion County, plus what we get from tourists. It appears were still grasping at straws. Ive had great respect for the hospital board. Steve Purvis and his staff are doing a great job. Kulbar Ghumman on many occasions has shown great empathy and spoken eloquently on behalf of MRMC. Probably the worst members on the hospital board are lawyers, as they always look out for number one, themselves. Finally, I also heard, those of us on Social Security are receiving entitlements. You are absolutely right, we are entitled to getting our own money back we invested for 60 to 70 years, plus its accrued interest, in my case for 64 years. When I turned 16 years old in 1947, I started paying social security as well as income tax. Franklin Roosevelt developed Social Security to insure those people reaching retirement age, would have a comfortable income. It was a Social Security fund only, not a discretionary fund to be raided by the Republicans and put in the general fund. Dont forget the key word here is Security. As I said earlier, each year thereafter I paid into the fund. After I got out of the navy after serving during the Korean War, and as I made more money, I always paid the maximum, and my money accrued interest. You people out there who are uninformed dont realize, that we, the last of the great generation, were paying into our retirement fund long before you were born. Plain and simple. President Obama is trying to do the same for health care for those who not now have health care and having to be carried by those of us who do. Yep folks, Social Security was required and thank God it was, just as President Obama is trying to see that all Americans have health care. We had huge success with Social Security, so whats to prevent Obamas health care program from being successful. I really think its due to the generation gap between the great generation and the more uninformed present day permissive generation. You know those of us who are part of the last great generation are still supporting the present day generation in one way or another. Maybe, everyone should be required to buy a home so they could be taxed the one mill for the next 10 years, pay their fair share and then it would be more equitable. By the way, here in Florida, I helped bring Medicare to life in 1965 and the public said it would never work, but it has, quite successfully. Having spent my life in the health care and not-forprofit fields as well as lobbying the Florida and Georgia legislatures, worked for the House of Representatives, served on an advisory committee to Governor Zell Miller of Georgia, and serving on President Kennedys Inaugural Committee, I guess you might say, Ive been around a bit. But this is not about me, its about Marion County and MRMC, and its wants and needs. MRMC needs our help and we should all want to help our hospital. by spreading that responsibility equitably throughout our area. Bill Ford Oak RunCounty candidate I havent really thought much about who Im going to vote for in the upcoming Marion County Commission election, but one thing I know for sure is who Im not going to vote for, and that is Butch Verrando, a candidate for the 5th district seat. In a recent article in the Citizen, Verrando, when asked a question about development at C.R. 318 and I-75, replied that its so Lots of University of Florida college professors can come down here and pollute our county with liberals. Its what he thinks of the voters in the 5th district. You can bet if hes elected, which I hope he wont be, he will devote his time and effort to his conservative friends and not to the liberals in the district. Jim Rogers Ocala FairnessismMany middle and upper class blacks are beginning to speak out about the welfare class. One of the best books is: Uncle Sams Plantation by Star Parker. She really rips into the topic. Holds nothing back. This is a universal issue around which many can agree. The indigent cannot continue their free ride on the backs of others. The divide becomes more between upper, and lower class rather than between races. The issues are morals, diligence, socialization skills, intellect (Gods contribution) and family structure. Does the upper class have the right to exploit the lower class? Absolutely not! What then is a proper code of conduct for all? Not any of the failed isms, Marxism, Socialism, Fascism, or any other disaster. Been there done these. Did not work. How about something new! Fiarnessism! Everyone working to be the best they can be, without seeking unfair advantage? Beats the blood bath we experience every few years, instigated by blood lusters, race hustlers, and religious debunkers. Is it worth a try? No race or class trying to stick it to one another. Are we evolved and mature enough to try something new? Anything beats another blood bath. What was all that education about? When do we get our bang for our buck? Did anyone learn anything, besides Socialism, and Marxism? Did anyone study democracy? D.I. Larson Ocala Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 20 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Attend the worship service of your choice... A WALK ACROSS THE SUN By Corban Addison Two teenage Indian girls first face tragedy when a tsunami sweeps their entire family out to sea. Then their personal nightmare begins when they fall into the hands of human traffickers. Ahalya, 17, and Sita, 15, born to upper-middle-class parents and destined for a bright future at either Oxford or Cambridge, know nothing of the world beyond their luxurious seaside home. After the devastation, thinking a friendly driver will take them to the safety of their convent school, they enter his vehicle and the dark underworld of sexual slavery. In A Walk Across the Sun, Corban Addison focuses on the psychological effects of degradation and imprisonment on the victims and shies away from explicitness. Notice how delicately he treats the subject of Ahalyas brutal initiation: Sita sat in the darkness of the stairwell, weeping at the sounds of her sisters violation. In her 15 years, she had acquired little knowledge of carnal desire, but she understood the meaning of rape. When the sounds of Shankars pleasure finally ended, she heard her sister begin to cry. In the slums of Bombay the girls captors exhibit icy cruelty or sputtering rage that terrifies them. Half way around the world a D.C. attorney, John Clarke, witnesses the abduction of an 11-year-old girl in the park with her mother. He gives chase but the abductors escape. Haunted by the incident, his estranged Indian wife, and the death of their infant daughter, Clarke accepts a transfer to Bombay to work with CASE Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation a global human rights organization. In time his work puts him on the case for finding the two girls and a chance to reunite with his wife. Meanwhile, Sita has escaped her sisters fate temporarily as her captors have other plans for her that takes her to Europe and then to America. The feisty younger sister plans two daring escapes that will have readers biting their nails. The author does a fine job of bringing this abominable trade to the readers attention, a diabolical trafficking that puts a premium on virgins described to buyers as seal packed and a high price on all underage girls. The fictional victims fare better in this debut novel than most of those in reality. Pat Wellington is a retired English professor, freelance writer, and faculty member of On Top of the Worlds Master the Possibilities, who shares her passion for books with others. Story of two girls sold into slavery B OOK MARK P W Pat Wellington 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 000AM2R Bible Studies Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Minister Anthony Smith Southwest Christian Church FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) Worship: 10:30 AM Sunday School: 9:15 AM (352) 629-6485 www.firstchristianocala.org 1908 S.E. Ft. King St. (Next to Marion Technical Institute) First Christian Church of Ocala Nursery Provided 0 0 0 A S I X Revs. Terry & Mary Beth Harper, Pastors See us on Facebook 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! 000AM5U 000AQDK 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 Located a mile west of SR 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) Conservative Bible Teachings Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM Community Church 000AXKM TIMBER RIDGE 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 000AAQM 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 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 0 0 0 A V X H 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 crossroadscog.net EASTER Sunrise Service April 8th, 2012 Sunrise 7:00 am Refreshments after service Regular Service 11:00 am Lunch on church grounds after service 000B0RR Community Easter Egg Hunt April 7th, 2012 10 am to 1 pm Crossroads Community Church 8070 SW 60th Ave, Ocala 352-291-2080 Bounce House Food Raffles Music Candy Face Painting Much More! Kids You Dont Want To Miss This! FREE! Lots of Fun! 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 711195 000AYSB BANKRUPTCY Petition Preparer PARALYZED BY MEDICAL BILLS AND CREDIT DEBT? $250 OR LESS!! Call Elizabeth Soon 352-245-4500 This office is a debt relief agency only. We help people prepare and file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. T EE P EE T IRE & BUDGET MUFFLER Family Owned And Operated Certified Techs Est. 1990 SR 200 & 91st Ave. 237-5599 2040 N. Pine Ave. 622-0075 WE KNOW TIRES DARE TO COMPARE Tee Pee Tire 000ATHW Most Cars Complete Service Top Off Fluids Check Air Pressure In Tires Inspect Belts 7 Hoses Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 4/13/12. Lube-Oil-Filter FREE TIRE ROTATION With Oil Change $ 21 95 Specialty Blades not included. Call or stop by for details. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 4/13/12. 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BCBS, Blue Options, Cigna, United Health Care, Aetna, Tricare, Medicare and most insurances accepted/billed. Dr. James John Wisdo, D.O. www.wisdofamilymedicine.com 000B235 Quality Furniture Decor Items Collectibles Estate Liquidation We Also Buy Pick-Up & Delivery Available Renaissance Room Monday Saturday 9:30 6:00 7380 SW 60th Ave. Airport Road Directly Behind Jasmine Plaza Est. 1993 A CONSIGNMENT SHOP 854-7022 New Merchandise Arriving Daily At Renaissance Baby Consignment NOW OPEN CANADIAN MEDS 000B0ZT Quality Medications, Low Prices WE SHIP ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A. Call for a FREE quote today 7380 SW 60th Ave., Ste #1, Ocala 237-0021 Locally Owned and Operated NEW CUSTOMERS PRESENT THIS AD AND GET $10 OFF! WE MATCH COMPETITOR PRICES On RX Drugs 000B23H Mane Event Hair Salon A Full Service Hair Salon 854-5969 8720 S.W. State Road 200 #1 Dillen Plaza MASSAGE BY APPOINTMENT 000AYL1

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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 10 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY LILA IVEY Everyone knows what a privilege it is to live in this country. No other nation in the world offers its citizens the abundance of individual rights we so enjoy...and so often take for granted. One of those rights is the ability to make our own healthcare decisions. But who thinks about that until it is often too late? Who wants to upset the family with such an unpleasant discussion? Its one of those uncomfortable topics we assume is best swept under the rug until another time. Nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is, the time to talk about it is sooner rather than later. Just as preparing a will is optimal when we are of sound mind and body, preparing future healthcare needs when we can think clearly is just as important. There is no doubt that deciding what type of treatment we want in the future is difficult at best. Making decisions for others is decidedly even more complicated, especially when that person someone beloved can no longer speak for him or herself. With the Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990, Congress affirmed the right of every citizen to set forth future healthcare wishes in a document known as an advance directive. An advance directive can be as simple as a two-page Living Will or as lengthy as the Five Wishes, a detailedyet-user-friendly booklet. In Florida, an advance directive requires neither an attorney nor a notary just the writers signature and that of two witnesses. Despite the simplicity of securing such a document, it is estimated that only about 25 percent of all Americans have done so. Because advance directives can be created without a lawyer for free and are easy to fill out, this figure is astonishingly low. Each of us has the responsibility to guide our physicians and our loved ones regarding what we would want in the event of a catastrophic event whether its a chronic terminal illness or the result of an unexpected accident. Regardless of age or health status, we owe it to those we love to have the courage to discuss our wishes and follow through with a written advance directive. Be assured that living wills are revocable at any time. There are no wrong answers when determining healthcare choices. Advance directives are recognized by hospitals and the courts, but they must be in the hands of our physician and easily accessible to family members. The worst place to keep it is in the bank safety deposit box; keep it instead in a top drawer where everyone knows its location. Some documents also come with a handy wallet card. By following these simple steps, we, not the courts, make our own decisions. It wasnt so long ago that another Floridian, a 35-year-old St. Petersburg housewife, collapsed and never regained consciousness. Terri Schiavos situation vividly demonstrates how having an advance directive could have prevented the GUEST COLUMN National health care decision day will take place April 16 anguishing seven years that followed. Her parents and husband, bitterly divided over what each side believed Terri would have wanted, ultimately became entangled in countless court battles ending at Congresss doorstep. There were certainly no winners in this case. With so many things in life today out of our hands, we should take comfort in the fact that we can control something very important to us and to those who are near and dear: how we are treated should a serious illness or unforeseen accident occur. National Healthcare Decisions Day strives to provide the community with this much-needed information to reduce the number of tragedies that occur when a persons wishes are unknown. In addition, healthcare facilities and providers can offer informed and thoughtful guidance about advance planning to their patients. With healthcare, our decisions matter. This is one area where we can have it our way.Lila Ivey is director, Community Outreach, Hospice of Marion County. RELIGION Christian Life Assembly of GodEaster Week services continue on Easter morning at 10:45 a.m with The Thorn Experience a story of the love, sacrifice and hope of Easter at the Christian Life Assembly of God. The church is at 9644 S.W. County Road 484, near State Road 200. Countryside PresbyterianApril 6, Good Friday at noon, there will be a service recalling Jesus crucifixion with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. April 8, Easter Sunday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a celebratory Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Marshall officiating. Chancel and Handbell choirs under the direction of JoAnn Shaw will perform. The church is at 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. For information, call the church office at 352-237-4633. First Congregational UCCEaster Celebration: Sunday, April 8, Sunrise Service at 6:45 followed by breakfast. Traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. with chancel choir and bell choir. The church is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, 352-237-3035. Pastor Rev. Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr.Ocala West United MethodistGood Friday April 6, 7 p.m. a Reflection Service; Easter Celebration Sunday April 8, four services with special music and message; 6:30 a.m. Sunrise, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St., Ocala. Phone is 352-854-9550. Pastor is the Rev. Alan Jefferson. More on Page 11 St. Jude Catholic CommunityOn Good Friday, April 6, at 3 p.m. is the reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Holy Communion. On Saturday, April 7, the 4 p.m. Mass will not be celebrated. The Easter Vigil Service of Light begins at 7 p.m. with the lighting of the new fire followed by the Mass of the Resurrection. Catechumens are received into the Church at this Mass. Easter Sunday Masses will be at the usual times of 8 and 10 a.m. in English, 12:30 p.m. in Spanish and 5 p.m. in Creole. Church of the AdventThe Church of the Advent at 11251 S.W. County Road 484 (across from the fire department) has the following schedule: Good Friday: Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Easter Vigil: Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 8 at 8 and 10 a.m. College Park ChurchEaster services at College Park Church, 3140 S.W. 26th St., across from CF, will be at 8 and 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. All are welcome. For information, call 352-2372247. Farm Ministry serviceEveryone is invited to join local churches at a special Son Rise Community Service at Ocala Farm Ministry Easter Sunday, April 8, at 8 a.m., followed by a free Pancake Breakfast at Fellowship Baptist Church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and service at 10:30 a.m. Ocala Farm Ministry is at 501 N.W. 110th Ave.; Fellowship Baptist Church is at 10500 U.S. Hwy. 27 North, Ocala. Call Fellowship at 352-629-5379 for more information. Southwest Christian ChurchSouthwest Christian Church Presents Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ages 4 yrs. to 11 yrs. old, Free Hot Dogs and Games, 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, (352)861-9080 and www.swccocala.com Temple Beth ShalomTemple Beth Shalom will hold a traditional Passover Seder on Saturday, April 7 at 5 p.m. at the Temple, 1109 N.E. 8th Ave. Ocala. The cost of the Seder is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. Call Shifra at 352-812-2926 for reservations or questions. RELIGION UPCOMING VFW EVENTS The Mens Auxiliary serves Shrimp and Wings Baskets on the first and third Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. A fish fry is held on the second and fourth Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. It is $6 per dinner or 2 for $10. V-Burgers (2 for $2 along with chips) and special beer prices is available on the last Tuesday of the month from 4 until 5:30 p.m. On the second Tuesday of the month, the Ladies Dinner is served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This months dinner includes pork chops, scalloped potatoes, peas, rolls, and dessert for $7. Bingo is played each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials starting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available until 1:30. Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8 p.m. Food is available. Karaoke takes place in the Canteen each Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. and each Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Non-members must be signed in by a Post 4781 member. 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Charlotte Green. Flight B: 1st. Ilene Simnowitz, 2nd. Joyce Madill, 3rd. Diana Schmidt, 4th. Vange Bell. Closest to pin was Rae Stover. We had two chip-ins, Brenda Raider on hole #3 and Charlotte Green on hole #4 Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfOn Tuesday, March 27 we played a Point Game. Each player received 1 point for a net bogey, 2 points for a net par, 3 points for a net birdie and 4 points for a net eagle. We are all so used to wanting low scores but in this game the players with the highest number of points win! The winners were: First Flight 1st place Jan Tennant, 2nd place Janet Tully, 3rd place Diana Galla; Second Flight 1st place tie Joan OBrien and Sheila Adams, 3rd place tie Lynn Houghton, Chris Orndorff and Noreen Salo; Third Flight 1st place Patty Dougherty, 2nd place tie Gayle Feeman and Kathy Kollar. Maureen Edwards was closest to the pin on hole #16. Another beautiful spring Florida day for playing golf! Mr. Codys CornerOne of moms frequent contributors sent her information about a problem that I, as a cat, dont have to worry about but which I find quite interesting. I know mom has written about it before, but I am amazed that scam artists are still trying (and apparently sometimes succeeding) in getting money out of seniors by pretending to be a relative in trouble. The caller says they are in jail, usually in a foreign country, and asks for money to be wired to them so they can get out. A good rule to follow seems to me to never give or send anyone money (or provider personal information) unless you are absolutely certain you know who you are dealing with. One thing you can always do before sending money is check with other relatives and find out where the person who is supposed to be in trouble is at that time. You might even call their home to find them answering the phone. 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. Christs Church of Marion CountyChrist's Church of Marion County invites you to join our church family on Easter Sunday. Two Sunday School classes are available at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. featuring the choir's Easter presentation "The Love of Jesus". Following this service is our monthly Friendship Fellowship Luncheon, a potluck of Easter specialties, and socializing for all to enjoy. The remaining schedule: Tuesday, April 10: Mens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14: Garage and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m Tuesday, April 17: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 pm. Wednesday, April 18: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29: Joy Night, 5 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182.Joy Lutheran ChurchOn Good Friday, April 6, at 2 p.m., the Joy choir will present the cantata The Shadow of the Cross arranged and composed by Lloyd Larson. Dr. Wayne Kofink, Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion Oaks, will direct the choir. Pastor Edward Holloway, Jr. will hold an Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m. for an hour and a half. There will be readings, songs and communion depicting the creation through the life of Jesus. Easter Sunday will begin at 6:30 a.m. outdoors in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting). The message will be Quiet Love at Dawn. Two services will follow in the church sanctuary. At 8:30 a.m., the message will be Exhilarating Love and at 10:30 a.m., the message will be Eternal Love. The Bell and Vocal Choirs will perform at the last two services. These Holy Week services are open to the public and all are welcome. The church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For information call 352854-4509 ext 221. R ecently I discovered something. The more I tried to keep up with the latest trend the further behind I get. I am not a complete technical idiot, but Im not too far off. The only thing I can say about me is that I at least try. The best example of all of this has to do with my cell phone. Is there anybody on the planet today that does not have a cell phone? And, the most important question, is there anybody driving a car that is not at the same time on that cell phone? Who in the world are they all talking to? My guess is they are all talking to each other. At least, they are not talking to me. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage finally convinced me to go into cahoots with her and get cell phones. The plan was this. She got to pick out the cell phones and I got to pay the bill. I must say I beat her on this one. She only got to take the cell phone once but I get to pay the bill every month. I was chuckling to myself that I finally pulled one over on her until I realized that I get to pay the bill every month. Every month! This is the last time I will try to pull something over on her. I never win. Consequently, we now are in the cell phone industry. I am not sure it is all working out for the good. I have yet to master the technological skill associated with successfully using my cell phone. Although my cell phone is rather small, it has more buttons on it than Bozo the clowns costume. Not only are there more buttons than I can count but each button is smaller than I can see. Who in the world designed such small buttons? I really think that my cell phone was designed for some midget. At this point, I cannot tell the difference when my cell phone is ringing or when I am receiving a text message. When a text message comes in I try to answer the cell phone and nobody seems to be on the other end. When I try to read the text message there are only letters instead of words. It takes me a half hour just to figure out one text message. Where is James Bond when you need him? I may not be the brightest letter on the keyboard but I do know how to spell words. It seems that in order to use a cell phone today you have to throw out words and start using letters. I will never get the hang of that. When somebody is on the phone and I am talking, all of a sudden the phone goes dead. I can talk for 3 minutes before realizing nobody is on the other end. I find this most frustrating. I am not sure that the convenience of the cell phone is worth the frustrating elements associated with having the cell phone. In a crowded restaurant the other day, my cell phone went off. Not thinking too much of my environment I answered the cell phone. It was a friend calling me. The conversation started rather jovial for all practical purposes. Suddenly I became conscious I had an audience. There are times when I really prefer not to have an audience. This was one of those times. I realized some of the people around me were eavesdropping in on my conversation. Then the unthinkable happened. My cell phone suddenly went Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 18 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Some things just seem too good to be true dead. It went dead in the middle of a rather humorous joke I was telling. Now what was I to do? It really was not my fault that the phone went dead. I did not plan it that way. Besides, I hate it when somebody stops in the middle of a joke and you never get to the punchline. For a few seconds I was not sure what the proper protocol is when your phone goes dead and you have an audience. I had to do some very quick thinking and come up with, what I thought was, a brilliant plan. I understand that when you do have an audience you have a certain responsibility with that audience. So, not to disappoint my audience, I continued my conversation on the cell phone as though somebody was actually on the other end. I was able to finish my joke and then I paused, not knowing what else to do. I merely continued the conversation I was having with my friend who really was not on the other end of this line. Sometimes it is good just to keep up a good front. From the snickers of the people around me in that restaurant, it was well worth finishing that joke. I hate to waste a good joke. After all, they are so hard to come by these days. Many things are just too good to be true and many of them I probably will never really get the hang of it. One thing I never really will fully understand is Gods love for me. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16 KJV). Although this sounds too good to be true, it is true nevertheless.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 352-6874240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. O UT TO PASTOR J S Rev. James L. Snyder RELIGION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 More on Page 19 OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 S unday is Easter, an important day for Christians as they commemorate the resurrection of their savior, Jesus Christ, after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Its also a fun day for children as they get baskets from the Easter bunny and go on Easter egg hunts. Our travel down Pun Alley brings us some appropriate tales. Fluffy no more When Susan was six, she got an Easter bunny and it was her responsibility to take care of Fluffy. His fluffy fur caught everything it touched leaves, feathers, food, and just about everything. Susan spent most of the day combing all this stuff out of his fur. One morning when Susans mother was making pancakes, Susans fouryear-old sister, Jill, asked Mommy about the oil she poured into the skillet. Mommy told her it was to prevent the food from sticking to the pan. Jill had a great idea. She spread the magic liquid all over Fluffys fur so the food and other substances wouldnt stick to him. When Susan went to Fluffys cage, he looked emaciated with his fur plastered against his skin. She needed to give him a bath. Susan exclaimed, Im gonna wash that PAM right out of my hare! Exciting On Easter Sunday morning as the minister was preaching the childrens sermon he reached into his bag of props and pulled out an egg. He pointed at the egg and asked the children, Whats in here? I know! Little Johnny exclaimed. Panty hose! Later, the minister asked Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the altar.Think! On Easter Sunday Jasons baby brother was christened in church, but Jason sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car. His father asked him three times what was wrong. Finally, the boy replied, That preacher said he wanted us brought up in a Christian home, but I want to stay with you guys. Bunny TalesThe out-of-work comic was complaining, To make a couple extra bucks I took the job at the department store. On Thanksgiving I dressed like a pilgrim, on Christmas I dressed like Santa Claus, but Im finished with holidays. Easter is coming and I aint gonna lay an egg for nobody! She wears her Easter bonnet with all the bills upon it. A Beauty Parlor is a place where women curl up and dye. Her acquaintances call her Easter Egg because shes hand-painted on the outside and hardboiled on the inside. Ten rabbits marching backwards are known as a receding hareline. When Andy was young, his duties in the church included helping to shorten or lengthen the holy robes. He was an alter boy. I suggested an egg fight on Easter. I got shelled. At a hippie wedding in Greenwich Village they gave the bride a shower just before the ceremony. When Easter bunny helpers make baskets they get two points, just like anyone else. Grandma, Dear, dont worry that Im sitting in front of the electric fan with a BB gun, I just came in to shoot the breeze. A real cool rabbit is a hip hopper. Donna has to look for a new job. Her last job at the spice factory was just seasonal. Sing Sing? The pastor announced that a prison quartet would be singing for the special Easter Sunday evening service. Nobody thought there was a prison in the vicinity and many looked forward to hearing such a group. It was puzzling that evening when four members of the church approached the stage. Then the pastor introduced them. This is our prison quartet, he said. Behind a few bars and always looking for the key.Wild Rabbit Two old-timers, Tom and Jerry, worked together in a rural West Virginia coal mine. On several occasions Tom had rabbit for lunch, and shared it with his workmate. One day Jerry asked, Where do you get rabbits? I cant find any. My wife she get them, Tom replied. Every night they come around the house and make noise. She shoot them. Noise? Rabbits dont make any noise. Sure, asserted Tom positively. They go meow, meow.Oak Run residents Dick and Jane wish you a joyful Easter. Some appropriate tales on this Easter weekend P UN ALLEY D F Dick Frank Whats generous, green and good for the planet? Donating to Goodwill! Goodwill Industries business model, developed more than 100 years ago, is based on the concept of reusing and repurposing items and the jobs this process creates. This year, Goodwill hopes its fellow green-minded patrons will come out in droves to donate on Earth Day. To encourage the earth-friendly practice of repurposing items, all Goodwill-Suncoast donation locations will offer donors a brand new, reusable shopping tote on Earth Day weekend (while supplies last, April 21 & 22, at attended locations only). To thank its supporters, the Goodwill-Suncoast website features a printable Goodwill shopping coupon, good for 25% off one item at any Goodwill-Suncoast retail store through April 29. Goodwill-Suncoasts Earth Day promotion goes hand-in-hand with its green practices. Donations of gently used clothing and household goods gives those usable items a second life and diverts them from landfills. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 12 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Troubadours ConcertThe Troubadours Spring Concert is coming to Palm Grove on Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13, at 7 p.m. They say practice makes perfect and we have been doing just that in order to give you our very best performance of Premiers and Encores. Our choral group will sing new songs and old favorites such as New York, New York and Yellow Bird, as well as show tunes from State Fair and The Music Man. Also included will be a Cole Porter medley. Our ensemble will perform a beautiful new song with music and lyrics written by Dolly Parton as well as a cute arrangement of Zip A Dee Doo Dah. There also will be a dancer, flutist and some beautiful solos. All in all, anticipate a wonderful night that will lift your spirits and have you humming along with us. Ticket sales continue in the Orchid Club lobby with the last two on Monday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 11, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the door both nights of the concert. General seating tickets are $5 and reserved seats, $7. Our reserved seat tickets have gone very fast but there are still some available for both nights. For more information call Gus at 352873-3630. Come out and support your friends and neighbors as we sing for your entertainment. Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons Females Only Showcase of Stars. It will air daily following FYI at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from April 6 to 13. Renaissance WomenOur meeting and picnic on March 25 was quite successful due to the hard work by Jessica and her team who always do a great job. The food was very good and our meeting was interesting with many outings discussed. A zip line tour was well received as well as a visit to an elephant farm which will be planned for the fall. Norma will be in charge of our monthly outings from now until October. She can be contacted at 352-854-1910. April 11 will be lunch at Sky Restaurant at the Holiday Inn next to I-75 and S.R. 200. Call Norma if you would like to participate. We will meet at Sky at 1:30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing all of you. Valerie (352873-1633) Neighborhood 12 NewsThe ladies of Neighborhood 12 have been enjoying their monthly breakfast. They meet on the second Friday of every month at Royal Oaks Restaurant at 9 a.m. The next breakfast is Friday, April 13. All ladies in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. There is a new addition to breakfast. The gentlemen of Neighborhood 12 are breakfasting at Royal Oaks at the same time and day. They, however, are seated separately from the women. All men in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. Any new attendees, men or women, please call Sandy Wolfe at 352-8730816 so that we are able to give the restaurant a count and have seating available for all. Looking forward to seeing everyone next Friday.Laurel Oaks Out-to-Dinner Remember to save the date for the Laurel Oaks Out-to-Dinner on April 18 at the Braised Onion. Watch for a flyer in your cubby! Little Theatre/Way Off BroadwayThe curtain has fallen on Little Theatres four performances of Sex Please Were Sixty and based on the reaction from our audiences, it was a gasser. Following Sundays matinee, we struck the set (that means take it down) returned it to our storage facilities, wiped off the greasepaint and partied. At the conclusion of our run we have what we call a Strike or Afterglow party where we let it all hang out after some four months of earnest preparations. Most of our members also belong to Way Off Broadway and we are now looking at next falls play, Squad Room Blues. Many of you will recall the hilariously funny TV sitcom Barney Miller, starring Hal Linden. This squad room will rekindle all of those fond memories for it is a takeoff on that very successful show. Shortly Director Diane Porterfield will be announcing Way Off Broadway audition dates at which she anticipates a large cast call. New York ClubOur March dinner dance with the international night theme was successful. Catering by Pavarottis, music by the Carriers and the table decorations were all great and, of course, the people attending completed the picture. It was inspiring to look around the dance floor and see the sea of faces holding hands and singing We are the World. Our next dinner dance will be May 23 and the theme will be Stars and Stripes. More details will follow and tickets will be on sale May 7 from 10 a.m. to noon in the card room of the Orchid Club. Plans are in the works for an overnight trip to Naples, probably in October. Club members interested in this trip should hurry and sign up by calling Linda McHale at 352360-2131 to get your name on the list. Details are not yet known but keep checking this column in the Citizen for more information. Dont forget the Oak Run parade on July 4th. We would like to have our club participate with golf carts, bikes, etc. If interested in joining in on this great day, contact Joan Carazo at 352861-1939. Please contact Ginny Emerick at 353-854-5120 if you know anyone in the club who would like a kind word. New Yorkers, if you have any questions, contact John McHale, club president, at 352-362-3465. Oak Run TravelThere will be a documentation meeting for the April 26 Emerald Princess European Cruise on Saturday, April 7. The meeting will start at 1 p.m. in the Orchid Club and at least one person from each group travelling together should attend. If you cant make the meeting, call Bob Kocher at 352-854-0009. The last tickets sales from the current brochure have been held and most trips are rapidly selling out, so if you want to go you need to check the brochure and call the appropriate hosts. Of course, once a trip is sold out you can be put the wait list, but why hesitate? Two trips you would be especially sorry to miss are the show Boeing, Boeing on April 28 and the visit to Tarpon Spring on Aug. 16. Boeing, Boeing is funny and outrageous as the debonair Bernard juggles relationships with three vivacious flight attendants, each of whom believes she is his only girl. Once Robert, his best friend, arrives for a visit and schedules get changed, chaos and fun begin and Bernards love life goes into a tail spin! Hurry, call hosts Jim and Naomi Anzalone. Cost is $50 per person which includes the drivers tip. Dinner is on your own after return to Oak Run. Tarpon Springs on Floridas gulf coast is always a favorite of Oak Runners. On this day trip you will visit this quaint ethnic city with Greek restaurants and shops, see the Greek Sponge Diving Boys and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral with its weeping icon of St Nicolas. There will be an included lunch at one of the wonderful Greek restaurants. Join us for this informative and visually stimulating trip. Hosts are Dick and Elsa Berbig. The $69 per person costs also includes the drivers tip.Cruise Price Reduction Celebrity Cruises has announced a price reduction on the 11-night Celebrity Equinox Caribbean cruise hosted by Oak Run residents Bob and Regine Lammon, March 25 April 5, 2013. Prices have been cut depending on category. For more information, call Bob at 352-237-8720. Tennis ClubHere it is April, which now brings the warmer weather. The tennis committee has purchased new ice chest for our use. While waiting for your team to gather, all would appreciate very much if you would just take a few minutes and put fresh ice in the chest for your fellow players. Thank you very much. Before the snow birds leave, it is planned to have another tennis mixer on Wednesday April 25. Watch the bulletin board for the sign up sheet. Tally Tennis will continue during the month April on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. All those that played want to give the Bartons our thanks for running this activity. We will see how many players are interested in carrying Tally Tennis into May, though some of the snow birds will be gone. Watch the bulletin board or Channel 12 for future announcements regarding Tally Tennis.Royal Oaks Mens GolfMarch 30 saw another fine Florida Spring day, and the scores posted by the players reflected the good conditions. The game was the usual three best net, with the winners playing outstanding golf. In first with a score of 185 were Dick Blackburn, Bob Gildea, and Jim Kennedy. Second with a 189 were Dale Wurzburger, Larry Collins, Fred West, and Mike Madill. In third with a 190 were Bob Albright, Sam Sample, Dick Rizzo, and Dick Spano. Good shooting! Closest to the pin were Ron Catapano, Don Aubrey, and Mike Madill. Welcome back to league golf, Duke. We missed you and your loooong drives. Dont forget the Seniors Tournament on April 11 and 13. Chairman Dick Rizzo is accommodating those who cant play on the 11th, so contact him if you have a conflict. Royal Oaks Lady NinersOn March 29 we played putt-putt. Flight A: 1st. Elsa Berbig, 2nd. Rae Stover, 3rd. Sally Crass, 4th. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 PLEASESEEOAK RUN PAGE18 Photos from WMBAs Spring Business Expo The West Marion Business Association held its annual Spring Business Expo at the Circle Square Cultural Center at On Top of the World on Thursday, March 29. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKLinda Wilkinson, right, of Stone Creek, won the $500 gift card at the Expo. She received the card from Joyce Weitz, Expo chair. Susan Manges displayed items and services from Comfort Keepers. Bruce Hancock had a big display for Advanced Diabetic Solutions. Kim Carrero of Coating Systems Inc. -- Never Paint Again. National Cremation representatives Gwen and Alex Reid talk with Bill Raupach, right, a resident of On Top of the World. Ryan and Tucker Reader represented Ecowater. Mitch Mattice with Southern Solar Innovations. Katilin Grey and Daryl Norfleet of the Orthopaedic Institute. More photos on Page 21 0 0 0 B 1 R S CLIP HERE CLIP HERE CLIP HERE CLIP HERE 8810 SW Highway 200, Suite 124 & 125, Ocala Kingsland Plaza (352) 854-2033 HOURS Mon.-Fri. 8-6pm Sat. 8-2pm Designing Women Hair Salon & B ARBER S HOP Dee Stylist Sofie Owner Edward Stylist Angela Barber How old you are is your business. How young you look is our business. 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T he Veterans Club GI Breakfast was a resounding success. More than 100 residents filed into the Clubhouse between 9 and 10:30 a.m. to enjoy a breakfast of SOS; eggs; sausage; toast; juice and a fruit cup. The turnout represented a more than 25 percent increase in attendance from the average for these events. Rich Becotte played favorite tunes from the forties, fifties and sixties in the background while the volunteers made sure everyone was served. Laughter rang out throughout the Clubhouse as people talked, joked; planned for the Fun in the Sun Games and enjoyed their meal. Without the cadre of volunteers, these types of events would not be possible and compliments are due to Marty Duesel and his team. Thanks to them, no one had to wait for their food; it was served up hot and delicious; and everyone walked away well fed and satisfied. Cherrywood is very fortunate indeed to have so many committed individuals who are willing to spend their time and energy for worthwhile social and charitable events. All of the proceeds for the GI Breakfast go to the many Veterans Club Charities so a very special thanks goes out to you, the residents of this great community for your support and participation. Following the breakfast, a drawing was held and Peggy Konar took the first place prize. After all the expenses, the Veterans took in a nice profit that will go towards helping those in need. Again, Well Done Veterans and Thank You residents. Fun in the Sun The competition was fast and furious at the Senior Fun in the Sun Games last Saturday as eight teams vied for medals and bragging rights. Fans gathered on the sidelines cheering on their favorites and the athletes gave it their all to win. Four events, Horseshoes; Bocce Ball; putting and shuffleboard made up the games involved and so the contestants had to be well versed in all of these challenging sports. Personally, I made some observations along the way. At the Horseshoe pit, Dave and Holly Bragdon showed no mercy on my partner Gen Downs, and me. Repeated ringers were scored by the pair while I would have been better off throwing the horse instead of just its shoes. Gen kept us from getting shutout. Shuffleboard did little to change our luck in spite of Geris excellent coaching. Then there was Bocce Ball, and while my team mates made a better showing; we fell just a tad short of victory. On the putting green, Richard Downs and Suzi Everlove stepped up and got us a badly needed win with some excellent shots. It was just enough to secure us last place of the eight teams. Not everyone fared as poorly as our team did however. First place went to the team of Bill and Sandra Brotherhood paired with Marty and Marti Duesel, otherwise known as the Awesome Foursome. Second place winners were Fred OHern, Al Buechter, Richard Whitworth and Bill Huff. In third place, the all girls team of Renee Hamilton, Donna Moran, Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 16 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com 000B0FA CARDS AND GIFTS Every Card 50% Off Every Day Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County P OST O FFICE F LORIDA L OTTERY F AX C OPIES S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200 S UITE 135 Unique & Unusual Gifts from: Sarahs Angel Willow Tree Jim Shore NOA Precious Moments Rhythm Clocks Snowbabies Annaleece Vet Club breakfast was a big success C HERRYWOOD ESTATES J E John Everlove Fun in the Sun Gold Medal winners Bill and Sandra Brotherhood Marty and Marti (not shown) Duesel. Fun in the Sun Silver Medal winners Bill Huff, Rich Whitworth, Al Buechter, Fred OHern SEE CHERRYWOOD PAGE14 ers are frequent and fun. Biking and skiing are two of Tims favorite hobbies. While Florida offers few opportunities for skiing, he takes part in at least two races per year. The course he rides is 48 miles long so its quite a workout. He used to do 100-mile races but has toned that back in recent years. Everyone who knows Tim and Daphne say the same thing about them; They are the nicest people youll ever meet. Always a smile on his face, Tim feels richly blessed to have all that he and Daphne share here in Cherrywood; warm weather, light traffic, a good business and most of all, great people. From Your ReporterIf you have comments or suggestions for articles about Cherrywood or if theres something that you would like to see in this column please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Your opinions count. To all my Christian friends, may I wish you a very Happy Easter and a very Happy and Kosher Passover to all my Jewish friends. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 O n April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club, the Oak Run Photography Club program will feature Near Infra Red (NIR) photography. NIR sounds sophisticated, complicated and difficult. In reality it is none of these. NIR photography can be done with both simple point and shoot cameras or with DSLRs. If you have a NIR capable camera (and some are very inexpensive, you may own one), all you need to add is a readily available filter and some practice. Mr. Tim Rankin will tell us how to use this technique. He has worked with NIR both with film (years ago) and with digital cameras. Tim will not only show us how to do NIR photography, he will also show us how to determine if our cameras are NIR capable. If you do not have a NIR capable camera, used ones are readily available at very low cost. This is because more of the older digital cameras are NIR ready than newer ones. Why would you want to experiment with NIR photography? The photographs can be both unusual and very beautiful. A local professional photographer, Kent Weakly, has won national recognition with his NIR photographs made in the Ocala area Join us to learn a new way (to many of us) to enjoy making unusual and beautiful photographs On April 14 our field trip will take us to an Arabian Horse farm where we can get close up and personal with some beautiful horses! Bring apples and/or carrots and a horse will love you! There will be more information at the meting and on our blog orphotoclub.blogspot.com (no hyphen in address) or call Walt or Laurie. The Oak Run Troubadors get ready for their concert. 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topic and will be able to answer a host of questions. Prizes will be awarded for those who decorate their own table for this fun event. Spring bouquets; flower arrangements; even Easter Bunnies and chocolate eggs will work for this fun competition. So use your imagination and go for the gusto. As always, bring a dish to pass of your favorite recipe and your own table service. Coffee and lemonade will be on hand and as a special treat, Pat Eveland is bringing an ice cream cake for dessert. On May 9, the last luncheon of the season will be held at Logans Steak House so come on out on Wednesday the 11th for a great luncheon and to make your reservations for Logans on the 9th. All the women of Cherrywood are welcome to attend this fun and informative event. Win a Cruise Tickets are still available to win a three-day Bahamas cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise line. This trip for two includes fees; port taxes; gratuities and a hundred dollars in spending money. The Veterans Club is selling these raffle tickets for just $10 each or three for $20. Thats a great deal! Get your tickets from Geri, Rich Hurley or Bill Mahar. The drawing will be on Memorial Day and you dont have to be present to win; in fact, you dont even have to be a Cherrywood resident to win so get your tickets soon. Garden Club Gathering On April 16 at 11 a.m., our Garden Club will be meeting to discuss some very urgent and important business. Members will select a new chairperson to head up the club for the coming year. In addition, they will be discussing the Community Garden contest for next month. Everyone who has an interest in horticulture is urged to attend this meeting as plans are being made for not only the coming season but for after the summer break. Be there with your ideas and questions; suggest field trips and guest speakers; or just be part of this growing club. Garden Club, where flowers and friendships bloom. Bingo Every Thursday at 7 p.m., the Cherrywood Clubhouse opens its doors and the Bingo games begin. Theres fun; excitement; and money to be made on every game so be sure to come on out and enjoy an evening of challenging entertainment. Democratic Club The Democratic Club will meet on April 20 at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. This is an open meeting and all members of the community are invited. Refreshments will be served. This month we are very pleased to welcome as our special guest speaker, Pat Gabriel, the current president of the 200 Coalition. She is extremely knowledgeable of what is happening in Marion County. It is very important that we are completely informed of the future plans for the county so that we are able to get involved. Please come along and ask your questions and Pat will keep us informed and up to date. Harriet Scarpino, our club president, is recuperating at Timber Ridge Rehab and she wishes to thank all our members and friends in Cherrywood for their prayers, cards and telephone calls. She asks that we continue praying until she has fully recovered and she thanks each and everyone. The Cherrywood Democratic Club meets on the third Friday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. Ken Beech, VP can be reached at 352-8618315. Article information provided by Ken Beech Comedy NightOn May 18, Cherrywood residents are in for a special treat. Its Comedy Night with special guest star, Mark Alan. Tickets are only $1 to watch this world class talent. Enjoy his humor and his magic tricks as he entertains starting at 6 p.m. Immediately following Mark, our own Ricky B will crank up the tunes for a fun filled evening of dancing, with all of the usual raffles and a 50/50 drawing included with the price of your ticket. Snacks and free coffee or lemonade will be available and feel free to bring your own beverages too. See Geri for tickets and mark you calendar. You dont want to miss this great night of fun, surprises and entertainment. More details will follow in later editions of the Citizen. Bocce Ball has new timeFor all of you who enjoy the Bocce Ball evenings on Saturday please make a note that the new starting time is 8 p.m. Every Saturday a welcoming group of residents head out to the Bocce Court behind the Clubhouse and either play or socialize or both. In the event of a rain storm, the crowd retreats to the Clubhouse to enjoy a few adult beverages or soft drinks and share the good times that being with friends brings. Bocce is a blast, so dont pass up a chance to learn a great game and meet some great people. If youre a newcomer to the game or to the group, youre cordially invited to stop on by. Remember, strangers are just people we havent met yet.Spotlight on Excellence Each week we bring you a glimpse of someone in our community who has an interesting past; a promising future or just makes Cherrywood a nicer place to live. This week the spotlight is on Tim Delaney. Tim is a native of Syracuse New York and took the long route to find Florida and Cherrywood. After a brief career as a tailor, working needle and thread and the sales floor, Tim landed a job with U.S. Airway in customer service. From Syracuse he was moved to Denver; then to Pittsburgh, Kansas City and finally to Orlando. He requested to go where Mickey lives to get out of the cold weather. In Orlando he found more than just sunshine; he found the sunshine of his life, his wife, Daphne. Daphne, a native of Nicaragua who moved to the United States when she was 4 years old, was working at the airport coffee shop. The pair began dating and fell in love. Unfortunately, shortly after, the tragedy of 9/11 struck and the airlines were hit with layoffs. Tim and Daphne moved to Cherrywood and Tim took a job with the Ocala Hilton. The hospitality industry was hit hard by the economic problems following the tragic terrorist attack and again, Tim was laid off. Beginning a new profession in home improvement, Tim started up his own company. That was almost nine years ago and since that time; many of the residents of Cherrywood have come to know him and his top quality work. Daphne works at Stein Mart along with offering an airport shuttle service. The two stay busy with not only their work but with the caring for their animals and their hobbies. Rica and Destin are the Delaneys two dogs. Rica was rescued from a trash dump and Destin was a refugee from Hurricane Katrina. They found a loving home and loving hands to care for them and they know it. The two puppies are affectionate, gentle and will become lap dogs once theyve been introduced to strangers. Not content with just taking care of their dogs, Tim and Daphne have also been known to take care of stray cattle. Because they live adjacent to the pasture, occasionally, a cow will get loose and graze on their front or back lawn. Its not unusual for Tim to come home and have to guide the animals back through the gate so they can rejoin the rest of the herd. One day, Daphne and Tim found a baby calf in their yard. Apparently the mother cow had died during childbirth because the little one was alone and scared. For a few days, until they could get a hold of the owner, they took in the orphaned infant. With advice from a veterinarian, they purchased special formula and bottle fed the Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 14 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Pia Dean and T.T. a.k.a. Terry Torrusio completed the winners. Many thanks to Chris Zacco for selecting the beautiful medals and to Mario Zacco who suggested that Cherrywood Property Management also donate free hot dogs for the games. Players and spectators brought their own beverages and needless to say, had a truly enjoyable experience. The prize money was taken from entry fees paid by the teams. Fun in the Sun is at the very least, one of the most entertaining events on the Cherrywood social calendar. The Social Committee with the help of Rich Hurley put together this event along with his team of volunteers. Jay OHern was in charge of the food with Marguerite Fiorenza and Joan Siegel lending their hands and expertise. Geri was at the shuffleboard court; Rich Becotte refereed the horseshoes while David Siegel conducted the Bocce Ball matches. Gene Wachsmuth handled the putting green to round out the games. At the ticket table were Marion OHern, Peggy Konar and Elaine Wachsmuth and they did a brisk business in 50/50 tickets; Dyngus Day tickets and raffles. The turnout was excellent, the competition lighthearted and jocular and the atmosphere, just plain fun. Thanks to our volunteers for all their hard work and planning. If youve never taken part or attended these games, you dont know what youre missing. Friendship, fellowship and sportsmanship all rolled into one beautiful day; that is what Fun in the Sun is all about. Yard sale: All welcome Mark your calendar for April 21. Starting at 8 a.m. and going until 1 p.m., Cherrywood will be holding a mammoth yard sale. Cruise the beautiful streets of the Cherrywood properties and stop at the various homes offering treasures and bargains for sale. Talk with the friendly residents and get to know them as you shop. This is a great day for all concerned and we look forward to welcoming the entire community into our neighborhood to save money and to see how nice Cherrywood truly is. Residents selling items, remember, items must be put out prior to 8 a.m. on the morning of the sale. Grab an extra cup of coffee and start early; it will be worth the effort. Dyngus Day danceDyngus Day, a Polish Holiday observed the Monday after Easter to celebrate the end of the sacrifices of the Lenten Season, is alive and well at Cherrywood. On Monday starting at 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse, residents will gather to dance, laugh and enjoy the company at this gala party. Tickets are only $2 per person and this is what you get for that more than affordable price. Polish sausage, snacks, lemonade and coffee; the dance music of our own resident DJ Rich Becotte, the man of a thousand tunes; and the good company of your fellow Cherrywood neighbors. This year, were trying something new; a chance for everyone to decorate their own table. Look up Dyngus Day on your computer to get ideas for your entry. (I might give you a hint here; consider pussy willows in water.) There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prize also, another feature of all our fun dances. As always, you are welcome to bring your own beverages if you wish, so grab your friends and relatives and get on down to the frolicking Dyngus Day Dance. Where else can you get great entertainment; good food; excellent company and a chance to win something for just $2? Photo Club to meet On Friday, April 13, the Cherrywood Photo Club will hold its first meeting in the Clubhouse at 10 a.m. We have a guest speaker lined up and all residents of Cherrywood are invited and urged to come out and join us as we kick off this interesting and informative club. Over the months to come we will be exploring the technologies (how the camera works); proper photo techniques (How not to blur your photos); and a lot more including artistic composition; subject matter and color. For those of you who dont have grandchildren around to teach you how to use your digital camera, this is a great opportunity for you to learn and for those who are experienced photographers, this is a great chance for your to share your knowledge. Come on out and enjoy.Ladies Luncheon plusOn April 11 at noon, the ladies will be holding their Spring Holiday Luncheon. Guest speaker Roy Mitchell from SECO will be on hand to remind everyone about precautions to take during severe weather situations. He is very well versed in this CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Fun in the Sun Bronze Medal winners Pia Dean, Donna Moran, Terry Torrusio, Rene Hamilton (2). Breakfast servers, Sandry Brotherhood, Ida Mahar, Trude Smith and Marguerite Fiorenza with Fred OHern. 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topic and will be able to answer a host of questions. Prizes will be awarded for those who decorate their own table for this fun event. Spring bouquets; flower arrangements; even Easter Bunnies and chocolate eggs will work for this fun competition. So use your imagination and go for the gusto. As always, bring a dish to pass of your favorite recipe and your own table service. Coffee and lemonade will be on hand and as a special treat, Pat Eveland is bringing an ice cream cake for dessert. On May 9, the last luncheon of the season will be held at Logans Steak House so come on out on Wednesday the 11th for a great luncheon and to make your reservations for Logans on the 9th. All the women of Cherrywood are welcome to attend this fun and informative event. Win a Cruise Tickets are still available to win a three-day Bahamas cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise line. This trip for two includes fees; port taxes; gratuities and a hundred dollars in spending money. The Veterans Club is selling these raffle tickets for just $10 each or three for $20. Thats a great deal! Get your tickets from Geri, Rich Hurley or Bill Mahar. The drawing will be on Memorial Day and you dont have to be present to win; in fact, you dont even have to be a Cherrywood resident to win so get your tickets soon. Garden Club Gathering On April 16 at 11 a.m., our Garden Club will be meeting to discuss some very urgent and important business. Members will select a new chairperson to head up the club for the coming year. In addition, they will be discussing the Community Garden contest for next month. Everyone who has an interest in horticulture is urged to attend this meeting as plans are being made for not only the coming season but for after the summer break. Be there with your ideas and questions; suggest field trips and guest speakers; or just be part of this growing club. Garden Club, where flowers and friendships bloom. Bingo Every Thursday at 7 p.m., the Cherrywood Clubhouse opens its doors and the Bingo games begin. Theres fun; excitement; and money to be made on every game so be sure to come on out and enjoy an evening of challenging entertainment. Democratic Club The Democratic Club will meet on April 20 at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. This is an open meeting and all members of the community are invited. Refreshments will be served. This month we are very pleased to welcome as our special guest speaker, Pat Gabriel, the current president of the 200 Coalition. She is extremely knowledgeable of what is happening in Marion County. It is very important that we are completely informed of the future plans for the county so that we are able to get involved. Please come along and ask your questions and Pat will keep us informed and up to date. Harriet Scarpino, our club president, is recuperating at Timber Ridge Rehab and she wishes to thank all our members and friends in Cherrywood for their prayers, cards and telephone calls. She asks that we continue praying until she has fully recovered and she thanks each and everyone. The Cherrywood Democratic Club meets on the third Friday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse card room. Ken Beech, VP can be reached at 352-8618315. Article information provided by Ken Beech Comedy NightOn May 18, Cherrywood residents are in for a special treat. Its Comedy Night with special guest star, Mark Alan. Tickets are only $1 to watch this world class talent. Enjoy his humor and his magic tricks as he entertains starting at 6 p.m. Immediately following Mark, our own Ricky B will crank up the tunes for a fun filled evening of dancing, with all of the usual raffles and a 50/50 drawing included with the price of your ticket. Snacks and free coffee or lemonade will be available and feel free to bring your own beverages too. See Geri for tickets and mark you calendar. You dont want to miss this great night of fun, surprises and entertainment. More details will follow in later editions of the Citizen. Bocce Ball has new timeFor all of you who enjoy the Bocce Ball evenings on Saturday please make a note that the new starting time is 8 p.m. Every Saturday a welcoming group of residents head out to the Bocce Court behind the Clubhouse and either play or socialize or both. In the event of a rain storm, the crowd retreats to the Clubhouse to enjoy a few adult beverages or soft drinks and share the good times that being with friends brings. Bocce is a blast, so dont pass up a chance to learn a great game and meet some great people. If youre a newcomer to the game or to the group, youre cordially invited to stop on by. Remember, strangers are just people we havent met yet.Spotlight on Excellence Each week we bring you a glimpse of someone in our community who has an interesting past; a promising future or just makes Cherrywood a nicer place to live. This week the spotlight is on Tim Delaney. Tim is a native of Syracuse New York and took the long route to find Florida and Cherrywood. After a brief career as a tailor, working needle and thread and the sales floor, Tim landed a job with U.S. Airway in customer service. From Syracuse he was moved to Denver; then to Pittsburgh, Kansas City and finally to Orlando. He requested to go where Mickey lives to get out of the cold weather. In Orlando he found more than just sunshine; he found the sunshine of his life, his wife, Daphne. Daphne, a native of Nicaragua who moved to the United States when she was 4 years old, was working at the airport coffee shop. The pair began dating and fell in love. Unfortunately, shortly after, the tragedy of 9/11 struck and the airlines were hit with layoffs. Tim and Daphne moved to Cherrywood and Tim took a job with the Ocala Hilton. The hospitality industry was hit hard by the economic problems following the tragic terrorist attack and again, Tim was laid off. Beginning a new profession in home improvement, Tim started up his own company. That was almost nine years ago and since that time; many of the residents of Cherrywood have come to know him and his top quality work. Daphne works at Stein Mart along with offering an airport shuttle service. The two stay busy with not only their work but with the caring for their animals and their hobbies. Rica and Destin are the Delaneys two dogs. Rica was rescued from a trash dump and Destin was a refugee from Hurricane Katrina. They found a loving home and loving hands to care for them and they know it. The two puppies are affectionate, gentle and will become lap dogs once theyve been introduced to strangers. Not content with just taking care of their dogs, Tim and Daphne have also been known to take care of stray cattle. Because they live adjacent to the pasture, occasionally, a cow will get loose and graze on their front or back lawn. Its not unusual for Tim to come home and have to guide the animals back through the gate so they can rejoin the rest of the herd. One day, Daphne and Tim found a baby calf in their yard. Apparently the mother cow had died during childbirth because the little one was alone and scared. For a few days, until they could get a hold of the owner, they took in the orphaned infant. With advice from a veterinarian, they purchased special formula and bottle fed the Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 14 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Pia Dean and T.T. a.k.a. Terry Torrusio completed the winners. Many thanks to Chris Zacco for selecting the beautiful medals and to Mario Zacco who suggested that Cherrywood Property Management also donate free hot dogs for the games. Players and spectators brought their own beverages and needless to say, had a truly enjoyable experience. The prize money was taken from entry fees paid by the teams. Fun in the Sun is at the very least, one of the most entertaining events on the Cherrywood social calendar. The Social Committee with the help of Rich Hurley put together this event along with his team of volunteers. Jay OHern was in charge of the food with Marguerite Fiorenza and Joan Siegel lending their hands and expertise. Geri was at the shuffleboard court; Rich Becotte refereed the horseshoes while David Siegel conducted the Bocce Ball matches. Gene Wachsmuth handled the putting green to round out the games. At the ticket table were Marion OHern, Peggy Konar and Elaine Wachsmuth and they did a brisk business in 50/50 tickets; Dyngus Day tickets and raffles. The turnout was excellent, the competition lighthearted and jocular and the atmosphere, just plain fun. Thanks to our volunteers for all their hard work and planning. If youve never taken part or attended these games, you dont know what youre missing. Friendship, fellowship and sportsmanship all rolled into one beautiful day; that is what Fun in the Sun is all about. Yard sale: All welcome Mark your calendar for April 21. Starting at 8 a.m. and going until 1 p.m., Cherrywood will be holding a mammoth yard sale. Cruise the beautiful streets of the Cherrywood properties and stop at the various homes offering treasures and bargains for sale. Talk with the friendly residents and get to know them as you shop. This is a great day for all concerned and we look forward to welcoming the entire community into our neighborhood to save money and to see how nice Cherrywood truly is. Residents selling items, remember, items must be put out prior to 8 a.m. on the morning of the sale. Grab an extra cup of coffee and start early; it will be worth the effort. Dyngus Day danceDyngus Day, a Polish Holiday observed the Monday after Easter to celebrate the end of the sacrifices of the Lenten Season, is alive and well at Cherrywood. On Monday starting at 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse, residents will gather to dance, laugh and enjoy the company at this gala party. Tickets are only $2 per person and this is what you get for that more than affordable price. Polish sausage, snacks, lemonade and coffee; the dance music of our own resident DJ Rich Becotte, the man of a thousand tunes; and the good company of your fellow Cherrywood neighbors. This year, were trying something new; a chance for everyone to decorate their own table. Look up Dyngus Day on your computer to get ideas for your entry. (I might give you a hint here; consider pussy willows in water.) There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prize also, another feature of all our fun dances. As always, you are welcome to bring your own beverages if you wish, so grab your friends and relatives and get on down to the frolicking Dyngus Day Dance. Where else can you get great entertainment; good food; excellent company and a chance to win something for just $2? Photo Club to meet On Friday, April 13, the Cherrywood Photo Club will hold its first meeting in the Clubhouse at 10 a.m. We have a guest speaker lined up and all residents of Cherrywood are invited and urged to come out and join us as we kick off this interesting and informative club. Over the months to come we will be exploring the technologies (how the camera works); proper photo techniques (How not to blur your photos); and a lot more including artistic composition; subject matter and color. For those of you who dont have grandchildren around to teach you how to use your digital camera, this is a great opportunity for you to learn and for those who are experienced photographers, this is a great chance for your to share your knowledge. Come on out and enjoy.Ladies Luncheon plusOn April 11 at noon, the ladies will be holding their Spring Holiday Luncheon. Guest speaker Roy Mitchell from SECO will be on hand to remind everyone about precautions to take during severe weather situations. He is very well versed in this CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Fun in the Sun Bronze Medal winners Pia Dean, Donna Moran, Terry Torrusio, Rene Hamilton (2). Breakfast servers, Sandry Brotherhood, Ida Mahar, Trude Smith and Marguerite Fiorenza with Fred OHern. 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T he Veterans Club GI Breakfast was a resounding success. More than 100 residents filed into the Clubhouse between 9 and 10:30 a.m. to enjoy a breakfast of SOS; eggs; sausage; toast; juice and a fruit cup. The turnout represented a more than 25 percent increase in attendance from the average for these events. Rich Becotte played favorite tunes from the forties, fifties and sixties in the background while the volunteers made sure everyone was served. Laughter rang out throughout the Clubhouse as people talked, joked; planned for the Fun in the Sun Games and enjoyed their meal. Without the cadre of volunteers, these types of events would not be possible and compliments are due to Marty Duesel and his team. Thanks to them, no one had to wait for their food; it was served up hot and delicious; and everyone walked away well fed and satisfied. Cherrywood is very fortunate indeed to have so many committed individuals who are willing to spend their time and energy for worthwhile social and charitable events. All of the proceeds for the GI Breakfast go to the many Veterans Club Charities so a very special thanks goes out to you, the residents of this great community for your support and participation. Following the breakfast, a drawing was held and Peggy Konar took the first place prize. After all the expenses, the Veterans took in a nice profit that will go towards helping those in need. Again, Well Done Veterans and Thank You residents. Fun in the Sun The competition was fast and furious at the Senior Fun in the Sun Games last Saturday as eight teams vied for medals and bragging rights. Fans gathered on the sidelines cheering on their favorites and the athletes gave it their all to win. Four events, Horseshoes; Bocce Ball; putting and shuffleboard made up the games involved and so the contestants had to be well versed in all of these challenging sports. Personally, I made some observations along the way. At the Horseshoe pit, Dave and Holly Bragdon showed no mercy on my partner Gen Downs, and me. Repeated ringers were scored by the pair while I would have been better off throwing the horse instead of just its shoes. Gen kept us from getting shutout. Shuffleboard did little to change our luck in spite of Geris excellent coaching. Then there was Bocce Ball, and while my team mates made a better showing; we fell just a tad short of victory. On the putting green, Richard Downs and Suzi Everlove stepped up and got us a badly needed win with some excellent shots. It was just enough to secure us last place of the eight teams. Not everyone fared as poorly as our team did however. First place went to the team of Bill and Sandra Brotherhood paired with Marty and Marti Duesel, otherwise known as the Awesome Foursome. Second place winners were Fred OHern, Al Buechter, Richard Whitworth and Bill Huff. In third place, the all girls team of Renee Hamilton, Donna Moran, Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 16 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com 000B0FA CARDS AND GIFTS Every Card 50% Off Every Day Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County P OST O FFICE F LORIDA L OTTERY F AX C OPIES S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200 S UITE 135 Unique & Unusual Gifts from: Sarahs Angel Willow Tree Jim Shore NOA Precious Moments Rhythm Clocks Snowbabies Annaleece Vet Club breakfast was a big success C HERRYWOOD ESTATES J E John Everlove Fun in the Sun Gold Medal winners Bill and Sandra Brotherhood Marty and Marti (not shown) Duesel. Fun in the Sun Silver Medal winners Bill Huff, Rich Whitworth, Al Buechter, Fred OHern SEE CHERRYWOOD PAGE14 ers are frequent and fun. Biking and skiing are two of Tims favorite hobbies. While Florida offers few opportunities for skiing, he takes part in at least two races per year. The course he rides is 48 miles long so its quite a workout. He used to do 100-mile races but has toned that back in recent years. Everyone who knows Tim and Daphne say the same thing about them; They are the nicest people youll ever meet. Always a smile on his face, Tim feels richly blessed to have all that he and Daphne share here in Cherrywood; warm weather, light traffic, a good business and most of all, great people. From Your ReporterIf you have comments or suggestions for articles about Cherrywood or if theres something that you would like to see in this column please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Your opinions count. To all my Christian friends, may I wish you a very Happy Easter and a very Happy and Kosher Passover to all my Jewish friends. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 O n April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club, the Oak Run Photography Club program will feature Near Infra Red (NIR) photography. NIR sounds sophisticated, complicated and difficult. In reality it is none of these. NIR photography can be done with both simple point and shoot cameras or with DSLRs. If you have a NIR capable camera (and some are very inexpensive, you may own one), all you need to add is a readily available filter and some practice. Mr. Tim Rankin will tell us how to use this technique. He has worked with NIR both with film (years ago) and with digital cameras. Tim will not only show us how to do NIR photography, he will also show us how to determine if our cameras are NIR capable. If you do not have a NIR capable camera, used ones are readily available at very low cost. This is because more of the older digital cameras are NIR ready than newer ones. Why would you want to experiment with NIR photography? The photographs can be both unusual and very beautiful. A local professional photographer, Kent Weakly, has won national recognition with his NIR photographs made in the Ocala area Join us to learn a new way (to many of us) to enjoy making unusual and beautiful photographs On April 14 our field trip will take us to an Arabian Horse farm where we can get close up and personal with some beautiful horses! Bring apples and/or carrots and a horse will love you! There will be more information at the meting and on our blog orphotoclub.blogspot.com (no hyphen in address) or call Walt or Laurie. The Oak Run Troubadors get ready for their concert. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 12 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Troubadours ConcertThe Troubadours Spring Concert is coming to Palm Grove on Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13, at 7 p.m. They say practice makes perfect and we have been doing just that in order to give you our very best performance of Premiers and Encores. Our choral group will sing new songs and old favorites such as New York, New York and Yellow Bird, as well as show tunes from State Fair and The Music Man. Also included will be a Cole Porter medley. Our ensemble will perform a beautiful new song with music and lyrics written by Dolly Parton as well as a cute arrangement of Zip A Dee Doo Dah. There also will be a dancer, flutist and some beautiful solos. All in all, anticipate a wonderful night that will lift your spirits and have you humming along with us. Ticket sales continue in the Orchid Club lobby with the last two on Monday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 11, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the door both nights of the concert. General seating tickets are $5 and reserved seats, $7. Our reserved seat tickets have gone very fast but there are still some available for both nights. For more information call Gus at 352873-3630. Come out and support your friends and neighbors as we sing for your entertainment. Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons Females Only Showcase of Stars. It will air daily following FYI at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from April 6 to 13. Renaissance WomenOur meeting and picnic on March 25 was quite successful due to the hard work by Jessica and her team who always do a great job. The food was very good and our meeting was interesting with many outings discussed. A zip line tour was well received as well as a visit to an elephant farm which will be planned for the fall. Norma will be in charge of our monthly outings from now until October. She can be contacted at 352-854-1910. April 11 will be lunch at Sky Restaurant at the Holiday Inn next to I-75 and S.R. 200. Call Norma if you would like to participate. We will meet at Sky at 1:30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing all of you. Valerie (352873-1633) Neighborhood 12 NewsThe ladies of Neighborhood 12 have been enjoying their monthly breakfast. They meet on the second Friday of every month at Royal Oaks Restaurant at 9 a.m. The next breakfast is Friday, April 13. All ladies in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. There is a new addition to breakfast. The gentlemen of Neighborhood 12 are breakfasting at Royal Oaks at the same time and day. They, however, are seated separately from the women. All men in Neighborhood 12 are welcome. Any new attendees, men or women, please call Sandy Wolfe at 352-8730816 so that we are able to give the restaurant a count and have seating available for all. Looking forward to seeing everyone next Friday.Laurel Oaks Out-to-Dinner Remember to save the date for the Laurel Oaks Out-to-Dinner on April 18 at the Braised Onion. Watch for a flyer in your cubby! Little Theatre/Way Off BroadwayThe curtain has fallen on Little Theatres four performances of Sex Please Were Sixty and based on the reaction from our audiences, it was a gasser. Following Sundays matinee, we struck the set (that means take it down) returned it to our storage facilities, wiped off the greasepaint and partied. At the conclusion of our run we have what we call a Strike or Afterglow party where we let it all hang out after some four months of earnest preparations. Most of our members also belong to Way Off Broadway and we are now looking at next falls play, Squad Room Blues. Many of you will recall the hilariously funny TV sitcom Barney Miller, starring Hal Linden. This squad room will rekindle all of those fond memories for it is a takeoff on that very successful show. Shortly Director Diane Porterfield will be announcing Way Off Broadway audition dates at which she anticipates a large cast call. New York ClubOur March dinner dance with the international night theme was successful. Catering by Pavarottis, music by the Carriers and the table decorations were all great and, of course, the people attending completed the picture. It was inspiring to look around the dance floor and see the sea of faces holding hands and singing We are the World. Our next dinner dance will be May 23 and the theme will be Stars and Stripes. More details will follow and tickets will be on sale May 7 from 10 a.m. to noon in the card room of the Orchid Club. Plans are in the works for an overnight trip to Naples, probably in October. Club members interested in this trip should hurry and sign up by calling Linda McHale at 352360-2131 to get your name on the list. Details are not yet known but keep checking this column in the Citizen for more information. Dont forget the Oak Run parade on July 4th. We would like to have our club participate with golf carts, bikes, etc. If interested in joining in on this great day, contact Joan Carazo at 352861-1939. Please contact Ginny Emerick at 353-854-5120 if you know anyone in the club who would like a kind word. New Yorkers, if you have any questions, contact John McHale, club president, at 352-362-3465. Oak Run TravelThere will be a documentation meeting for the April 26 Emerald Princess European Cruise on Saturday, April 7. The meeting will start at 1 p.m. in the Orchid Club and at least one person from each group travelling together should attend. If you cant make the meeting, call Bob Kocher at 352-854-0009. The last tickets sales from the current brochure have been held and most trips are rapidly selling out, so if you want to go you need to check the brochure and call the appropriate hosts. Of course, once a trip is sold out you can be put the wait list, but why hesitate? Two trips you would be especially sorry to miss are the show Boeing, Boeing on April 28 and the visit to Tarpon Spring on Aug. 16. Boeing, Boeing is funny and outrageous as the debonair Bernard juggles relationships with three vivacious flight attendants, each of whom believes she is his only girl. Once Robert, his best friend, arrives for a visit and schedules get changed, chaos and fun begin and Bernards love life goes into a tail spin! Hurry, call hosts Jim and Naomi Anzalone. Cost is $50 per person which includes the drivers tip. Dinner is on your own after return to Oak Run. Tarpon Springs on Floridas gulf coast is always a favorite of Oak Runners. On this day trip you will visit this quaint ethnic city with Greek restaurants and shops, see the Greek Sponge Diving Boys and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral with its weeping icon of St Nicolas. There will be an included lunch at one of the wonderful Greek restaurants. Join us for this informative and visually stimulating trip. Hosts are Dick and Elsa Berbig. The $69 per person costs also includes the drivers tip.Cruise Price Reduction Celebrity Cruises has announced a price reduction on the 11-night Celebrity Equinox Caribbean cruise hosted by Oak Run residents Bob and Regine Lammon, March 25 April 5, 2013. Prices have been cut depending on category. For more information, call Bob at 352-237-8720. Tennis ClubHere it is April, which now brings the warmer weather. The tennis committee has purchased new ice chest for our use. While waiting for your team to gather, all would appreciate very much if you would just take a few minutes and put fresh ice in the chest for your fellow players. Thank you very much. Before the snow birds leave, it is planned to have another tennis mixer on Wednesday April 25. Watch the bulletin board for the sign up sheet. Tally Tennis will continue during the month April on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. All those that played want to give the Bartons our thanks for running this activity. We will see how many players are interested in carrying Tally Tennis into May, though some of the snow birds will be gone. Watch the bulletin board or Channel 12 for future announcements regarding Tally Tennis.Royal Oaks Mens GolfMarch 30 saw another fine Florida Spring day, and the scores posted by the players reflected the good conditions. The game was the usual three best net, with the winners playing outstanding golf. In first with a score of 185 were Dick Blackburn, Bob Gildea, and Jim Kennedy. Second with a 189 were Dale Wurzburger, Larry Collins, Fred West, and Mike Madill. In third with a 190 were Bob Albright, Sam Sample, Dick Rizzo, and Dick Spano. Good shooting! Closest to the pin were Ron Catapano, Don Aubrey, and Mike Madill. Welcome back to league golf, Duke. We missed you and your loooong drives. Dont forget the Seniors Tournament on April 11 and 13. Chairman Dick Rizzo is accommodating those who cant play on the 11th, so contact him if you have a conflict. Royal Oaks Lady NinersOn March 29 we played putt-putt. Flight A: 1st. Elsa Berbig, 2nd. Rae Stover, 3rd. Sally Crass, 4th. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 PLEASESEEOAK RUN PAGE18 Photos from WMBAs Spring Business Expo The West Marion Business Association held its annual Spring Business Expo at the Circle Square Cultural Center at On Top of the World on Thursday, March 29. 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Charlotte Green. Flight B: 1st. Ilene Simnowitz, 2nd. Joyce Madill, 3rd. Diana Schmidt, 4th. Vange Bell. Closest to pin was Rae Stover. We had two chip-ins, Brenda Raider on hole #3 and Charlotte Green on hole #4 Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfOn Tuesday, March 27 we played a Point Game. Each player received 1 point for a net bogey, 2 points for a net par, 3 points for a net birdie and 4 points for a net eagle. We are all so used to wanting low scores but in this game the players with the highest number of points win! The winners were: First Flight 1st place Jan Tennant, 2nd place Janet Tully, 3rd place Diana Galla; Second Flight 1st place tie Joan OBrien and Sheila Adams, 3rd place tie Lynn Houghton, Chris Orndorff and Noreen Salo; Third Flight 1st place Patty Dougherty, 2nd place tie Gayle Feeman and Kathy Kollar. Maureen Edwards was closest to the pin on hole #16. Another beautiful spring Florida day for playing golf! Mr. Codys CornerOne of moms frequent contributors sent her information about a problem that I, as a cat, dont have to worry about but which I find quite interesting. I know mom has written about it before, but I am amazed that scam artists are still trying (and apparently sometimes succeeding) in getting money out of seniors by pretending to be a relative in trouble. The caller says they are in jail, usually in a foreign country, and asks for money to be wired to them so they can get out. A good rule to follow seems to me to never give or send anyone money (or provider personal information) unless you are absolutely certain you know who you are dealing with. One thing you can always do before sending money is check with other relatives and find out where the person who is supposed to be in trouble is at that time. You might even call their home to find them answering the phone. 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. Christs Church of Marion CountyChrist's Church of Marion County invites you to join our church family on Easter Sunday. Two Sunday School classes are available at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. featuring the choir's Easter presentation "The Love of Jesus". Following this service is our monthly Friendship Fellowship Luncheon, a potluck of Easter specialties, and socializing for all to enjoy. The remaining schedule: Tuesday, April 10: Mens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Mens Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14: Garage and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m Tuesday, April 17: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 pm. Wednesday, April 18: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29: Joy Night, 5 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala. Phone is 352-861-6182.Joy Lutheran ChurchOn Good Friday, April 6, at 2 p.m., the Joy choir will present the cantata The Shadow of the Cross arranged and composed by Lloyd Larson. Dr. Wayne Kofink, Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion Oaks, will direct the choir. Pastor Edward Holloway, Jr. will hold an Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m. for an hour and a half. There will be readings, songs and communion depicting the creation through the life of Jesus. Easter Sunday will begin at 6:30 a.m. outdoors in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting). The message will be Quiet Love at Dawn. Two services will follow in the church sanctuary. At 8:30 a.m., the message will be Exhilarating Love and at 10:30 a.m., the message will be Eternal Love. The Bell and Vocal Choirs will perform at the last two services. These Holy Week services are open to the public and all are welcome. The church is on Southwest State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For information call 352854-4509 ext 221. R ecently I discovered something. The more I tried to keep up with the latest trend the further behind I get. I am not a complete technical idiot, but Im not too far off. The only thing I can say about me is that I at least try. The best example of all of this has to do with my cell phone. Is there anybody on the planet today that does not have a cell phone? And, the most important question, is there anybody driving a car that is not at the same time on that cell phone? Who in the world are they all talking to? My guess is they are all talking to each other. At least, they are not talking to me. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage finally convinced me to go into cahoots with her and get cell phones. The plan was this. She got to pick out the cell phones and I got to pay the bill. I must say I beat her on this one. She only got to take the cell phone once but I get to pay the bill every month. I was chuckling to myself that I finally pulled one over on her until I realized that I get to pay the bill every month. Every month! This is the last time I will try to pull something over on her. I never win. Consequently, we now are in the cell phone industry. I am not sure it is all working out for the good. I have yet to master the technological skill associated with successfully using my cell phone. Although my cell phone is rather small, it has more buttons on it than Bozo the clowns costume. Not only are there more buttons than I can count but each button is smaller than I can see. Who in the world designed such small buttons? I really think that my cell phone was designed for some midget. At this point, I cannot tell the difference when my cell phone is ringing or when I am receiving a text message. When a text message comes in I try to answer the cell phone and nobody seems to be on the other end. When I try to read the text message there are only letters instead of words. It takes me a half hour just to figure out one text message. Where is James Bond when you need him? I may not be the brightest letter on the keyboard but I do know how to spell words. It seems that in order to use a cell phone today you have to throw out words and start using letters. I will never get the hang of that. When somebody is on the phone and I am talking, all of a sudden the phone goes dead. I can talk for 3 minutes before realizing nobody is on the other end. I find this most frustrating. I am not sure that the convenience of the cell phone is worth the frustrating elements associated with having the cell phone. In a crowded restaurant the other day, my cell phone went off. Not thinking too much of my environment I answered the cell phone. It was a friend calling me. The conversation started rather jovial for all practical purposes. Suddenly I became conscious I had an audience. There are times when I really prefer not to have an audience. This was one of those times. I realized some of the people around me were eavesdropping in on my conversation. Then the unthinkable happened. My cell phone suddenly went Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 18 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Some things just seem too good to be true dead. It went dead in the middle of a rather humorous joke I was telling. Now what was I to do? It really was not my fault that the phone went dead. I did not plan it that way. Besides, I hate it when somebody stops in the middle of a joke and you never get to the punchline. For a few seconds I was not sure what the proper protocol is when your phone goes dead and you have an audience. I had to do some very quick thinking and come up with, what I thought was, a brilliant plan. I understand that when you do have an audience you have a certain responsibility with that audience. So, not to disappoint my audience, I continued my conversation on the cell phone as though somebody was actually on the other end. I was able to finish my joke and then I paused, not knowing what else to do. I merely continued the conversation I was having with my friend who really was not on the other end of this line. Sometimes it is good just to keep up a good front. From the snickers of the people around me in that restaurant, it was well worth finishing that joke. I hate to waste a good joke. After all, they are so hard to come by these days. Many things are just too good to be true and many of them I probably will never really get the hang of it. One thing I never really will fully understand is Gods love for me. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16 KJV). Although this sounds too good to be true, it is true nevertheless.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 352-6874240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www.whatafellowship.com. O UT TO PASTOR J S Rev. James L. Snyder RELIGION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 More on Page 19 OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 S unday is Easter, an important day for Christians as they commemorate the resurrection of their savior, Jesus Christ, after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Its also a fun day for children as they get baskets from the Easter bunny and go on Easter egg hunts. Our travel down Pun Alley brings us some appropriate tales. Fluffy no more When Susan was six, she got an Easter bunny and it was her responsibility to take care of Fluffy. His fluffy fur caught everything it touched leaves, feathers, food, and just about everything. Susan spent most of the day combing all this stuff out of his fur. One morning when Susans mother was making pancakes, Susans fouryear-old sister, Jill, asked Mommy about the oil she poured into the skillet. Mommy told her it was to prevent the food from sticking to the pan. Jill had a great idea. She spread the magic liquid all over Fluffys fur so the food and other substances wouldnt stick to him. When Susan went to Fluffys cage, he looked emaciated with his fur plastered against his skin. She needed to give him a bath. Susan exclaimed, Im gonna wash that PAM right out of my hare! Exciting On Easter Sunday morning as the minister was preaching the childrens sermon he reached into his bag of props and pulled out an egg. He pointed at the egg and asked the children, Whats in here? I know! Little Johnny exclaimed. Panty hose! Later, the minister asked Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the altar.Think! On Easter Sunday Jasons baby brother was christened in church, but Jason sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car. His father asked him three times what was wrong. Finally, the boy replied, That preacher said he wanted us brought up in a Christian home, but I want to stay with you guys. Bunny TalesThe out-of-work comic was complaining, To make a couple extra bucks I took the job at the department store. On Thanksgiving I dressed like a pilgrim, on Christmas I dressed like Santa Claus, but Im finished with holidays. Easter is coming and I aint gonna lay an egg for nobody! She wears her Easter bonnet with all the bills upon it. A Beauty Parlor is a place where women curl up and dye. Her acquaintances call her Easter Egg because shes hand-painted on the outside and hardboiled on the inside. Ten rabbits marching backwards are known as a receding hareline. When Andy was young, his duties in the church included helping to shorten or lengthen the holy robes. He was an alter boy. I suggested an egg fight on Easter. I got shelled. At a hippie wedding in Greenwich Village they gave the bride a shower just before the ceremony. When Easter bunny helpers make baskets they get two points, just like anyone else. Grandma, Dear, dont worry that Im sitting in front of the electric fan with a BB gun, I just came in to shoot the breeze. A real cool rabbit is a hip hopper. Donna has to look for a new job. Her last job at the spice factory was just seasonal. Sing Sing? The pastor announced that a prison quartet would be singing for the special Easter Sunday evening service. Nobody thought there was a prison in the vicinity and many looked forward to hearing such a group. It was puzzling that evening when four members of the church approached the stage. Then the pastor introduced them. This is our prison quartet, he said. Behind a few bars and always looking for the key.Wild Rabbit Two old-timers, Tom and Jerry, worked together in a rural West Virginia coal mine. On several occasions Tom had rabbit for lunch, and shared it with his workmate. One day Jerry asked, Where do you get rabbits? I cant find any. My wife she get them, Tom replied. Every night they come around the house and make noise. She shoot them. Noise? Rabbits dont make any noise. Sure, asserted Tom positively. They go meow, meow.Oak Run residents Dick and Jane wish you a joyful Easter. Some appropriate tales on this Easter weekend P UN ALLEY D F Dick Frank Whats generous, green and good for the planet? Donating to Goodwill! Goodwill Industries business model, developed more than 100 years ago, is based on the concept of reusing and repurposing items and the jobs this process creates. This year, Goodwill hopes its fellow green-minded patrons will come out in droves to donate on Earth Day. To encourage the earth-friendly practice of repurposing items, all Goodwill-Suncoast donation locations will offer donors a brand new, reusable shopping tote on Earth Day weekend (while supplies last, April 21 & 22, at attended locations only). To thank its supporters, the Goodwill-Suncoast website features a printable Goodwill shopping coupon, good for 25% off one item at any Goodwill-Suncoast retail store through April 29. Goodwill-Suncoasts Earth Day promotion goes hand-in-hand with its green practices. Donations of gently used clothing and household goods gives those usable items a second life and diverts them from landfills. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 10 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY LILA IVEY Everyone knows what a privilege it is to live in this country. No other nation in the world offers its citizens the abundance of individual rights we so enjoy...and so often take for granted. One of those rights is the ability to make our own healthcare decisions. But who thinks about that until it is often too late? Who wants to upset the family with such an unpleasant discussion? Its one of those uncomfortable topics we assume is best swept under the rug until another time. Nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is, the time to talk about it is sooner rather than later. Just as preparing a will is optimal when we are of sound mind and body, preparing future healthcare needs when we can think clearly is just as important. There is no doubt that deciding what type of treatment we want in the future is difficult at best. Making decisions for others is decidedly even more complicated, especially when that person someone beloved can no longer speak for him or herself. With the Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990, Congress affirmed the right of every citizen to set forth future healthcare wishes in a document known as an advance directive. An advance directive can be as simple as a two-page Living Will or as lengthy as the Five Wishes, a detailedyet-user-friendly booklet. In Florida, an advance directive requires neither an attorney nor a notary just the writers signature and that of two witnesses. Despite the simplicity of securing such a document, it is estimated that only about 25 percent of all Americans have done so. Because advance directives can be created without a lawyer for free and are easy to fill out, this figure is astonishingly low. Each of us has the responsibility to guide our physicians and our loved ones regarding what we would want in the event of a catastrophic event whether its a chronic terminal illness or the result of an unexpected accident. Regardless of age or health status, we owe it to those we love to have the courage to discuss our wishes and follow through with a written advance directive. Be assured that living wills are revocable at any time. There are no wrong answers when determining healthcare choices. Advance directives are recognized by hospitals and the courts, but they must be in the hands of our physician and easily accessible to family members. The worst place to keep it is in the bank safety deposit box; keep it instead in a top drawer where everyone knows its location. Some documents also come with a handy wallet card. By following these simple steps, we, not the courts, make our own decisions. It wasnt so long ago that another Floridian, a 35-year-old St. Petersburg housewife, collapsed and never regained consciousness. Terri Schiavos situation vividly demonstrates how having an advance directive could have prevented the GUEST COLUMN National health care decision day will take place April 16 anguishing seven years that followed. Her parents and husband, bitterly divided over what each side believed Terri would have wanted, ultimately became entangled in countless court battles ending at Congresss doorstep. There were certainly no winners in this case. With so many things in life today out of our hands, we should take comfort in the fact that we can control something very important to us and to those who are near and dear: how we are treated should a serious illness or unforeseen accident occur. National Healthcare Decisions Day strives to provide the community with this much-needed information to reduce the number of tragedies that occur when a persons wishes are unknown. In addition, healthcare facilities and providers can offer informed and thoughtful guidance about advance planning to their patients. With healthcare, our decisions matter. This is one area where we can have it our way.Lila Ivey is director, Community Outreach, Hospice of Marion County. RELIGION Christian Life Assembly of GodEaster Week services continue on Easter morning at 10:45 a.m with The Thorn Experience a story of the love, sacrifice and hope of Easter at the Christian Life Assembly of God. The church is at 9644 S.W. County Road 484, near State Road 200. Countryside PresbyterianApril 6, Good Friday at noon, there will be a service recalling Jesus crucifixion with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. April 8, Easter Sunday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a celebratory Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Marshall officiating. Chancel and Handbell choirs under the direction of JoAnn Shaw will perform. The church is at 7768 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. For information, call the church office at 352-237-4633. First Congregational UCCEaster Celebration: Sunday, April 8, Sunrise Service at 6:45 followed by breakfast. Traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. with chancel choir and bell choir. The church is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, 352-237-3035. Pastor Rev. Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr.Ocala West United MethodistGood Friday April 6, 7 p.m. a Reflection Service; Easter Celebration Sunday April 8, four services with special music and message; 6:30 a.m. Sunrise, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St., Ocala. Phone is 352-854-9550. Pastor is the Rev. Alan Jefferson. More on Page 11 St. Jude Catholic CommunityOn Good Friday, April 6, at 3 p.m. is the reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Holy Communion. On Saturday, April 7, the 4 p.m. Mass will not be celebrated. The Easter Vigil Service of Light begins at 7 p.m. with the lighting of the new fire followed by the Mass of the Resurrection. Catechumens are received into the Church at this Mass. Easter Sunday Masses will be at the usual times of 8 and 10 a.m. in English, 12:30 p.m. in Spanish and 5 p.m. in Creole. Church of the AdventThe Church of the Advent at 11251 S.W. County Road 484 (across from the fire department) has the following schedule: Good Friday: Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Easter Vigil: Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 8 at 8 and 10 a.m. College Park ChurchEaster services at College Park Church, 3140 S.W. 26th St., across from CF, will be at 8 and 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. All are welcome. For information, call 352-2372247. Farm Ministry serviceEveryone is invited to join local churches at a special Son Rise Community Service at Ocala Farm Ministry Easter Sunday, April 8, at 8 a.m., followed by a free Pancake Breakfast at Fellowship Baptist Church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and service at 10:30 a.m. Ocala Farm Ministry is at 501 N.W. 110th Ave.; Fellowship Baptist Church is at 10500 U.S. Hwy. 27 North, Ocala. Call Fellowship at 352-629-5379 for more information. Southwest Christian ChurchSouthwest Christian Church Presents Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ages 4 yrs. to 11 yrs. old, Free Hot Dogs and Games, 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, (352)861-9080 and www.swccocala.com Temple Beth ShalomTemple Beth Shalom will hold a traditional Passover Seder on Saturday, April 7 at 5 p.m. at the Temple, 1109 N.E. 8th Ave. Ocala. The cost of the Seder is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. Call Shifra at 352-812-2926 for reservations or questions. RELIGION UPCOMING VFW EVENTS The Mens Auxiliary serves Shrimp and Wings Baskets on the first and third Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. A fish fry is held on the second and fourth Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. It is $6 per dinner or 2 for $10. V-Burgers (2 for $2 along with chips) and special beer prices is available on the last Tuesday of the month from 4 until 5:30 p.m. On the second Tuesday of the month, the Ladies Dinner is served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This months dinner includes pork chops, scalloped potatoes, peas, rolls, and dessert for $7. Bingo is played each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials starting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available until 1:30. Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8 p.m. Food is available. Karaoke takes place in the Canteen each Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. and each Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Non-members must be signed in by a Post 4781 member. 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One (1) Mill Property Tax, A Travesty to Homeowners A couple things happened this past week regarding Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC). First, I ran into Butch Verrando, a Republican, Tea Party member outside the Friendship Public Library. I presume he was wanting enough names to get on the ballot, he never told me so. I asked him his position regarding MRMC and it was soon apparent he had no experience with hospital management or funding. He felt it should be sold. Im not endorsing anyone but Pat Gabriel seems to know what needs to be done by the County Commission and in particular, what will affect those of us living in the 200 Corridor. Second, comes the article regarding a one (1) mill fee on homeowners to help support MRMC. After reading this, I realize were far from a resolution. Right now, homeowners are bearing the greater part of the tax burden of financing Marion County. To add a one mill, or $1 per assessed $1,000 of property value to finance a 10-year bond against homeowners, is tantamount to going to the same well over and over again. Dont people realize a great portion of homeowners in Ocala are senior citizens living on a fixed income? It seems the great generation is still carrying the burden for the let someone else do it generation. What about those freeloaders who pay no taxes, nor pay for any type of health care, and have multiple babies by multiple parents, plus dont work and feel the world owes them something. But they can buy booze and cigarettes. These people go to a hospital and the welfare department and expect to be taken care of, now. Granted the 1/2 cent sales tax would not garner as much money for MRMC, but a sales tax is equitable to all residents of Marion County, plus what we get from tourists. It appears were still grasping at straws. Ive had great respect for the hospital board. Steve Purvis and his staff are doing a great job. Kulbar Ghumman on many occasions has shown great empathy and spoken eloquently on behalf of MRMC. Probably the worst members on the hospital board are lawyers, as they always look out for number one, themselves. Finally, I also heard, those of us on Social Security are receiving entitlements. You are absolutely right, we are entitled to getting our own money back we invested for 60 to 70 years, plus its accrued interest, in my case for 64 years. When I turned 16 years old in 1947, I started paying social security as well as income tax. Franklin Roosevelt developed Social Security to insure those people reaching retirement age, would have a comfortable income. It was a Social Security fund only, not a discretionary fund to be raided by the Republicans and put in the general fund. Dont forget the key word here is Security. As I said earlier, each year thereafter I paid into the fund. After I got out of the navy after serving during the Korean War, and as I made more money, I always paid the maximum, and my money accrued interest. You people out there who are uninformed dont realize, that we, the last of the great generation, were paying into our retirement fund long before you were born. Plain and simple. President Obama is trying to do the same for health care for those who not now have health care and having to be carried by those of us who do. Yep folks, Social Security was required and thank God it was, just as President Obama is trying to see that all Americans have health care. We had huge success with Social Security, so whats to prevent Obamas health care program from being successful. I really think its due to the generation gap between the great generation and the more uninformed present day permissive generation. You know those of us who are part of the last great generation are still supporting the present day generation in one way or another. Maybe, everyone should be required to buy a home so they could be taxed the one mill for the next 10 years, pay their fair share and then it would be more equitable. By the way, here in Florida, I helped bring Medicare to life in 1965 and the public said it would never work, but it has, quite successfully. Having spent my life in the health care and not-forprofit fields as well as lobbying the Florida and Georgia legislatures, worked for the House of Representatives, served on an advisory committee to Governor Zell Miller of Georgia, and serving on President Kennedys Inaugural Committee, I guess you might say, Ive been around a bit. But this is not about me, its about Marion County and MRMC, and its wants and needs. MRMC needs our help and we should all want to help our hospital. by spreading that responsibility equitably throughout our area. Bill Ford Oak RunCounty candidate I havent really thought much about who Im going to vote for in the upcoming Marion County Commission election, but one thing I know for sure is who Im not going to vote for, and that is Butch Verrando, a candidate for the 5th district seat. In a recent article in the Citizen, Verrando, when asked a question about development at C.R. 318 and I-75, replied that its so Lots of University of Florida college professors can come down here and pollute our county with liberals. Its what he thinks of the voters in the 5th district. You can bet if hes elected, which I hope he wont be, he will devote his time and effort to his conservative friends and not to the liberals in the district. Jim Rogers Ocala FairnessismMany middle and upper class blacks are beginning to speak out about the welfare class. One of the best books is: Uncle Sams Plantation by Star Parker. She really rips into the topic. Holds nothing back. This is a universal issue around which many can agree. The indigent cannot continue their free ride on the backs of others. The divide becomes more between upper, and lower class rather than between races. The issues are morals, diligence, socialization skills, intellect (Gods contribution) and family structure. Does the upper class have the right to exploit the lower class? Absolutely not! What then is a proper code of conduct for all? Not any of the failed isms, Marxism, Socialism, Fascism, or any other disaster. Been there done these. Did not work. How about something new! Fiarnessism! Everyone working to be the best they can be, without seeking unfair advantage? Beats the blood bath we experience every few years, instigated by blood lusters, race hustlers, and religious debunkers. Is it worth a try? No race or class trying to stick it to one another. Are we evolved and mature enough to try something new? Anything beats another blood bath. What was all that education about? When do we get our bang for our buck? Did anyone learn anything, besides Socialism, and Marxism? Did anyone study democracy? D.I. Larson Ocala Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 20 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Attend the worship service of your choice... A WALK ACROSS THE SUN By Corban Addison Two teenage Indian girls first face tragedy when a tsunami sweeps their entire family out to sea. Then their personal nightmare begins when they fall into the hands of human traffickers. Ahalya, 17, and Sita, 15, born to upper-middle-class parents and destined for a bright future at either Oxford or Cambridge, know nothing of the world beyond their luxurious seaside home. After the devastation, thinking a friendly driver will take them to the safety of their convent school, they enter his vehicle and the dark underworld of sexual slavery. In A Walk Across the Sun, Corban Addison focuses on the psychological effects of degradation and imprisonment on the victims and shies away from explicitness. Notice how delicately he treats the subject of Ahalyas brutal initiation: Sita sat in the darkness of the stairwell, weeping at the sounds of her sisters violation. In her 15 years, she had acquired little knowledge of carnal desire, but she understood the meaning of rape. When the sounds of Shankars pleasure finally ended, she heard her sister begin to cry. In the slums of Bombay the girls captors exhibit icy cruelty or sputtering rage that terrifies them. Half way around the world a D.C. attorney, John Clarke, witnesses the abduction of an 11-year-old girl in the park with her mother. He gives chase but the abductors escape. Haunted by the incident, his estranged Indian wife, and the death of their infant daughter, Clarke accepts a transfer to Bombay to work with CASE Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation a global human rights organization. In time his work puts him on the case for finding the two girls and a chance to reunite with his wife. Meanwhile, Sita has escaped her sisters fate temporarily as her captors have other plans for her that takes her to Europe and then to America. The feisty younger sister plans two daring escapes that will have readers biting their nails. The author does a fine job of bringing this abominable trade to the readers attention, a diabolical trafficking that puts a premium on virgins described to buyers as seal packed and a high price on all underage girls. The fictional victims fare better in this debut novel than most of those in reality. Pat Wellington is a retired English professor, freelance writer, and faculty member of On Top of the Worlds Master the Possibilities, who shares her passion for books with others. Story of two girls sold into slavery B OOK MARK P W Pat Wellington 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 000AM2R Bible Studies Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Minister Anthony Smith Southwest Christian Church FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) Worship: 10:30 AM Sunday School: 9:15 AM (352) 629-6485 www.firstchristianocala.org 1908 S.E. Ft. King St. (Next to Marion Technical Institute) First Christian Church of Ocala Nursery Provided 0 0 0 A S I X Revs. Terry & Mary Beth Harper, Pastors See us on Facebook Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com T he Supreme Court has heard the oral arguments about the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare) and the justices have held their preliminary closed meeting. The Court will hand down its decision in June. In the meantime, even though we havent read the 2000 pages of the Affordable Care Act, bloggers, talk-show hosts, and columnists are exercising their opinions about the life or death of Obamacare. We consider our right to have opinions as sacred as freedom of speech. The supporters sales pitch is that Obamacare will create a better health care system, make insurance companies more accountable, and provide coverage for all Americans. The real issues are federal power, states rights, and money. Beginning in the late 1800s, a number of European countries sponsored or allowed various kinds of sickness insurance. In some countries it was openly socialistic. In others, conservatives offered limited health plans to head off demands from labor. Health insurance for workers evolved more slowly in the U.S. The socialist party and labor were focused more on wages than on benefits. The federal government left sickness and health matters to the states. In the early 20th Century, Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressives began support for health insurance because of their belief the U.S. would not be a strong nation unless it cared for its sick and poor citizens. A real campaign began in 1912 when the Association of Labor Legislation drafted a model for national health insurance for working class families earning less than $1,200 a year. For a few years the idea had the support of the American Medical Association (AMA), but their enthusiasm faded. Strangely, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) was opposed to the idea. AFL was suspicious of business and state supervision of peoples social needs. Renewed talk about national health insurance after World War I ran into opposition from business, labor, doctors, and insurance companies. Interest rose again in the 1930s when the costs of medical and hospital care began to rise. After Franklin Roosevelt became president (1933), a diverse group of economists, philanthropies, and public health organizations campaigned to spend more national resources on health care. The AMA characterized the movement as socialized medicine. There were several attempts to develop a program of national health insurance during the Roosevelt terms (1933-1945). A bill to establish compulsory insurance funded by a payroll tax was introduced in every session of Congress for 14 years, but never passed. President Harry Truman (1945-53) was also a staunch advocate of national health insurance, but during his tenure critics went beyond calling it socialized medicine. Ohio Senator Robert Taft (1939-l953) called it a page out of the Soviet Communist textbook. After World War II private health insurance expanded rapidly, and agitation for national health insurance declined. Medicare and Medicaid also reduced interest. Now, after more than a hundred years, all the same players are waiting for the Supreme Courts decision on Obamacare liberals, conservatives, business, unions, medicine, and insurance companies. Its ironic that each of the interested parties has switched sides at least once. Its called the politics of self-interest. www.smcitizen.com 8 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 M any years ago when I was working in Palatka, being a sports fan, I used to go to the basketball games at St. Johns River Junior College, which become a community college and is now a college. I often wondered why a community college had so many outof-town players. Those questions cropped up again when I moved to Ocala. One time I looked at Central Florida Community Colleges roster, and there were several players from Russia. I sarcastically asked, What community are they serving Minsk? Now comes the word that because of equality and other issues, St. Johns is dropping basketball. The Vikings, as they are called, are keeping some other sports, but basketball (they only had a mens team) is falling by the wayside. To me that brings up the question: Do our community colleges really need to have interscholastic sports? I know, they are not community colleges in name any more, but in theory they still serve specific geographic areas. Take a look at the basketball teams of the College of Central Florida for the season just concluded. The men had only one local player, from Ocala Forest. They had two from London (as in England) and a bunch of others from around the state and U.S. Likewise, the women had only one local player, from Trinity Catholic. They had one from Sweden, and some from several places around the U.S., including one from my old stomping grounds in New Jersey, where they spelled the name of her town (Paterson) and the name of her high school (Paramus Catholic) wrong on the website roster. These colleges, with the majority of their degrees being of the two-year variety, were originally conceived as an alternative to four-year schools, both in availability and cost. But many of their sports have turned into farm teams for the major universities. Players are at the school for one or two years to hone their skills, or their grades, and then transfer to a four-year school, where they are not subject to the NCAAs transfer rule of sitting out for a season. One thing St. Johns is doing is taking some of the money saved and turning it into academic scholarships for minority students. Shouldnt other schools do the same? Im all for athletics, but it should not be a reason for giving a student a free ride at a local college. Let more students with academic prowess get the financial help even if they dont play basketball, baseball or whatever. This is not an issue that the local schools should be deciding. This is something that, on a statewide level, legislators say should be changed. Leave the athletics to the bigger state four-year schools and universities. Let our local colleges do what they were intended to do, bridge the gap for deserving students in the community. Or if the athletics continue, make the eligibility the same as high school you play for the school in your district. One of the worst things that was done in the past couple of years when the local colleges started giving four-year degrees was the changing of the name, dropping the word community from the title. Where is it written that a school cant be a community college and still offer degrees? Restore the name community college, and emphasize that these schools should serve their communities, not England, Sweden or Russia, or even New Jersey. Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. He can be reached at editor@smcitizen.com or at 352-854-3986. 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. Editors Note: Todays Our View was written by Dr. Nathan Grossman. S ome rumors have been circulating that the Marion County Health Department is closing. Nothing could be further from the truth. The recently announced partnership between the health department and Heart of Florida Health Center will produce better, more comprehensive care for the departments current patients. The centers mission is to improve the overall health status of Marion County residents. That is well-aligned with the health department mission: to protect and promote the health of county residents. Weve partnered with Heart of Florida for a number of years already. Combining services just makes sense. We will strengthen Heart of Florida, as many functions that remain at the health department will help the center provide their patients better access to specialized care. Heart of Florida will strengthen us, as their main mission is primary care. We are both working hard to make the transition as seamless to our patients as possible. Public health is much more than primary care. We will still link people to needed health services a core public health function and we will do that through Heart of Florida. Other public health functions remain. Here are a just a few: Immunizations. The department provides immunizations and tuberculosis testing, some at no cost, to protect the community from vaccine-preventable diseases. Maternity. We provide pregnancy testing, routine prenatal care for women delivering in Ocala and high-risk prenatal care for women delivering at Shands Health Care. Healthy Start. This program provides access to medical services, education, and counseling for pregnant women and children up to age 3. School Health. Registered nurses at Marion County Public Schools help care for children with complex needs, perform health screenings, teach health classes and train school staff members. WIC and Nutrition. The Women, Infants and Children program provides foods, counseling, and other services at the departments main building in Ocala and at community clinics. The nutrition program provides medical nutrition therapy. Family Planning. Women under age 55 can get annual exams, birth control, pregnancy testing and treatment for minor GYN problems. Social Services. We help fight the spread of HIV and AIDS through testing, counseling and case management. Programs for these and other sexually transmitted diseases are discrete. Dental Clinic. The clinic provides fillings, cleanings and extractions, as well as emergency dental care for children from birth to age 17. Some dental services are provided for adults. Communicable Disease. Tuberculosis, hepatitis, rabies and other communicable diseases are a critical public health concern. We provide testing for these diseases and work to prevent their spread. Environmental Health. We investigate animal bites and alert the public to help control the spread of rabies. We inspect wells and septic systems and regulate food service operations and small drinking water systems. Vital Statistics. Birth certificates for anyone born within the state from 1930 to the present are available, and certificates for deaths that occurred in Marion County from 2006 to present. Public Health Preparedness. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and emergency planning help ensure that people with special medical needs are sheltered. Health Education. We educate the community on chronic diseases and related risk factors; the causes and impacts of vehicle, water and home injuries; and on the benefits of sexual abstinence. The Marion County Health Department works to protect and promote the health of county resid1 ts in many ways, and we are here to stay. Our partnership with Heart of Florida will make both agencies stronger and result in better access to primary care for the countys most vulnerable people. Dr. Nathan Grossman is director of the Marion County Health Department. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Health Department is here to stay Do local colleges really need sports? Jim Flynn Columnist Great cases make bad law -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jim Clark Editor READER OPINIONS INVITED PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKTanya North from Goga Studios had a demonstration set up at the West Marion Business Association Spring Expo on March 29. Robbie Fillingame and Mike Stelogeannis had a display for Wells Fargo. 000AM1C 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 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 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. 000AHA4 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 000AI76 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 000AM1T 75 484 484 Exit 341 MARION OAKS COURSE SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 000A92N 7768 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www.countrysideocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Sunday Worship 10:30 am Tuesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Pastor Gary O. Marshall Your Spiritual Home 0 0 0 A V X D 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm Sunday 2pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Thursday Youth 7pm Thursday Bible Study 6:30 to 7:30 Nursery available WE WELCOME ALL! 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 103rd St Pine Run 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 000AB58 Rev. Alan Jefferson 000AQJ2 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 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 682184

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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 22 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in The Right Choices For Thursday, April 19 Rotary golf tournament setThe Ocala Rotary Club is hosting its 22nd annual golf tournament at the Ocala Golf Club on Thursday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds Benefit the Marion County Youth at the Discovery Science Center and other Rotary Charities. The cost is $85 per player for a four person scramble, shotgun start which includes, lunch, golf and drinks. Prizes will be awarded after play for longest drive, closest to the pin, top teams and hole in one. Entry deadline is April 17 at 5 p.m. Contact Kay Kelly at 352-732-7080 for more information. Genealogical Society to meet The Marion County Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Marion County Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. This months program will feature Judy Wright, who will answer questions about Family Tree Maker 2012. The public is cordially invited and there is no cost involved. For further information, please contact Barbara Jones at 352-897-0840, MarionGenealogy@gmail.com, or http://MarionGenealogy.tripod.com.Steel drum ensemble to performYoung at Heart, College Road Baptist Church, on April 19 will present the Amazing Steel Drum Ensemble. This is a group of young people using hand crafted drums, to provide "happy" music. Their purpose is to reach the young and their families. This a 6 p.m. event to accommodate school hours. You are invited to bring your children and grandchildren, just bring a covered dish to share. The church is at 5010 College Road.Baritone in concert Douglas Ladnier (baritone) will be in concert on Thursday evening, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church. He has a repertoire of songs which includes hymns, spirituals, Broadway show stoppers and ballads. He has appeared at Ocala West many times in the past, and we are pleased to have him return again. Don't miss this wonderful evening of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-8549550. Saturday, April 21 Book sale for Center for the Blind A book sale to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind will take place Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Florida Center for the Blind, 7634 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. All proceeds benefit the center. For information, call 352-873-4700.Two-day concert band performanceThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band invites you to their Swing into Spring: concert series on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute (MTI) Auditorium, 1614 Fort King Street, Ocala. Musical selections include: Procession of the Nobles, Highlights from Glee, Stardust, featuring vocalist Marcia Muncaster; Old Hound Dog Rag, and, featuring the KOS big band: Pennsylvania 6-5000, Dont Get Around Much Anymore, and Sing, Sing, Sing, and others. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information call 352-624-9291 or check out the band website at kingdomofthesunband.org.Sunday, April 22 Afternoon of music offered by Jazz SocietyThe Ocala Jazz Society returns to the VFW Post 4781, across from Oak Run, usually on the third Sunday of each month, 2 to 5 p.m. well most months. This month, because of a scheduling conflict, April 22 is the date. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past year. Dancing is encouraged. Admission is $2 and benefits Hospice in memory of Bea Wilson, founder of the Jazz Society. For more info call Gladys at 352-854-8930.Tuesday, April 24 Breast Cancer Support Group meeting The Breast Cancer SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. We meet at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. The April 24th meeting will be a presentation by Dr. Anderson from Boissoneault Oncology Institute who will speak to us on current radiation techniques, benefits and cautions of this type of therapy following or preceding breast cancer surgery. This meeting will be held in the Multipurpose Room 235 in order to accommodate a larger attendance and is open to anyone who would like to hear Dr. Andersons message. Please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904 for more information. Photos from the Sheriffs Office car show PHOTO BY RON RATNERA line of vintage cars awaits spectators as the car show opened. 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 6 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 14 Authors invited to ExpoThe Marion County Public Library System invites writers from Marion and adjacent counties to participate in the 2012 Author Expo, to be held Saturday, April 14, at its Headquarters-Ocala location. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocala Public Library, the event will provide a forum for local poets, novelists, journalists and playwrights to network and sell their books. Our first Author Expo is a great opportunity for the talented writers in Marion and surrounding counties to get together, talk about their books and share helpful hints with the public, said Roseanne Russo, information services manager for the Headquarters-Ocala location. The event is open to all authors in Marion, Lake, Levy, Citrus, Alachua and Sumter counties. Space is limited; prospective authors must apply by March 16 to participate. Registration includes a $10 fee in lieu of a percentage of book sales on the day of the event. For application guidelines and forms, visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org or www.friendsoftheocalalibrary.org, or stop by the Headquarters-Ocala location at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala. For more information, call 352671-8551. Golf tourney to benefit United WayCenturyLink will host a four-person Best Ball Scramble format golf tournament on Saturday, April 14. All proceeds from the event will be donated to United Way of Marion County. The tournament will be at the Ocala Municipal Golf Club, 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost is $260 per team. Entry deadline is April 6. Entry fee includes golf, cart, lunch and grab bags. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Sponsorships are available for $125 per hole without a team or $100 with a team. Presenting sponsorships are also available. Sign up forms are available at www.uwmc.org. For more information on sponsorship or registration, call Teresa Feather at 352-368-8825. Artists on display at Circle Square Local artists from On Top of the World, Oak Run, Palm Cay, Stone Creek and other communities in Ocala showcase their masterpieces at this annual art expo on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center. Works include paintings, sculptures, stained glass, portrait sketches, clay jewelry, metal artwork, watercolors and much more. Enjoy live entertainment by the Paul De Ritter Duo as during the expo. This event is free and open to the public. Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information, visit www.csculturalcenter.com or call On Top of the Worlds Health and Recreation Office at 352-854-8707 Ext. 7530. Sunday, April 15 Southern Express in concert The Southern Express Orchestra from Ocala will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. Featured will be some of the great music from the Big Band days as well as show unes. This concert promises to be a wonderful afternoon of music. The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550. Polio support group to meetThe North Central Post-Polio Support Group will present the Program Heart to Heart: Exercise, Heart Disease and Post-Polio, on April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Collins Health Resource Center 9401, S.W. Highway 200 Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. The speakers will be Fred Shirley, MS, PT, CEAS, from Beverly Hills Rehab Center and Gordon Wertz, RN, Clinical Coordinator and Chrissie Wilson, RN from Take Charge Cardiac Rehab. For more information call Carolyn Raville, 352-489-1731 Beth Israel yard sale Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites everyone to its big yard sale on Sunday, April 15 at Sunrise Donuts, 10155 S.W. Hwy. 484 on the way to Dunnellon. There will be new and gently used toys, clothing, handbags, shoes and household items. Bring your children and grandchildren and enjoy a morning of fun. Monday, April 16 Legion post to meet The Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 16 at 1 p.m. in the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Fred Pulis at 352-854-9976. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid having someone else take credit for the project you started by finishing it yourself. Then it will be you lovely Lambs who will be wearing those well-deserved laurels. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The facts about a new opportunity are still emerging. Wait until theyre all out in the open, and then use your keen business sense to help make the right decision. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might feel confused, even hurt by a friend who suddenly puts distance between you. If she or he wont discuss it, dont push it. An explanation should come in time. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your willingness to be part of the team opens doors that had been shut to you. Keep them open by keeping your promises even when your commitment seems to be wavering. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Congratulations. Youre really getting things done to purr-fection. And dont forget to take a catnap now and again to keep those energy levels up and bristling for action. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your plain-talking honesty is admirable. But sometimes sharp words can leave painful scars. Be careful that what you say doesnt come back to hurt you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A stress-filled period takes a positive turn as you deal with the underlying problem. Act now to avoid a recurrence by changing some basic rules in your relationship. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Your rising energy levels make it easier for you to achieve some important objectives. This could lead to a big boost in how youre perceived, both at home and on the job. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A changing picture begins to emerge as you learn more about an offer that seemed so right but could be so wrong. Look to a trusted adviser for guidance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Spiritual aspects are strong. Take time to reflect on the path youre on and where you hope it will lead you. Its also a good time to reach out to loved ones. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) You could be assuming far too many responsibilities, whether its at work or in personal matters. Be careful that youre not weighed down by them. 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Tuesday, April 10 Hospice supports caregivers All caregivers are invited to a new Support Group at Hospice of Marion County on April 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Education Center at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. Caregivers of loved ones with any disease or illness are welcome. The group will offer an opportunity to connect with others in the same situation and provide guidance as well as emotional and spiritual support. Call 352-854-5200 for additional information. Thursday, April 12 Air Force Association changes meetingThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association will hold its April chapter meeting one week early on the second Thursday of the month, April 12. The time will be 7 p.m. and the location is the same, the Ocala Regional Airport Administration Building 750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. Any questions call Mike Emig 352-854-8328. Everyone is welcome.Saturday, April 14 Methodist Men serve breakfastThe Methodist Men will serve their famous and delicious all-can-you-eat breakfast on Saturday, April 14 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. A complete menu with a wide variety of breakfast fare is offered for $5. Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St,, Ocala look for the signs. Make plans now to bring your friends and attend. All proceeds help fund a variety of local charities. Garage, bake sale at Christs Church Christ's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trasn can become your treasure. Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org.Book sale for Sheltering Hands A mega book sale to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue will take place on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winn Dixie at 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Available will be used books, CDs and crafts. Buy five books, get one free. Also you may donate your aluminum beverage cans. For more information, call 352-291-1962.Garage and bake sale Christ's Church of Marion County suggests that somebody's trash can become your treasure! Please visit our garage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christ's Church is at 6768 S.W. 80th St., just off State Road 200. For additional information, call 352-861-6182 or www.ccomc.org. Dinner dance in Dunnellon On April 14, the Knights of Columbus Council 8510 will be hosting a "Knight in Italy" dinner dance at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41, Dunnellon. Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. The menu will be Chicken Italiano, Italian sausage with peppers and onion, Italian green beans, a hot pasta dish and a salad plus our dessert table and a cash bar. Music is by DJ/Singer Joe Koos, playing many of the old favorites including Sinatra, Como and Lanza. Western line dances and some country music will be included to keep all entertained. Proceeds will benefit charity. Tickets are available at the Parish Office or call Terry at 352-489-6221.Fashion show scheduled"April In Paris" Fashion Show luncheon sponsored by Queen of Peace Council of Catholic Women will be held April 14, 11a.m. to 2 p.m., at On Top Of the World Arbor Club. Fashions will be presented by Belks. Tickets are $20. Please contact Alicia 352-237-9956 or Bert 352-8611585. Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com W ELCOMES B ILLY J AMESON S o u t h e r n S t y l e S o u t h e r n S t y l e Southern Style H a i r S a l o n H a i r S a l o n Hair Salon 000B330 8585 SW Hw y. 200 Steeplechase Plaza (352) 291-7554 24 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com PHOTO BY JIM CLARKCant you just see Doc Brown and Marty McFly jumping into this DeLorean in Back to the Future. Jim Griner of Fort McCoy owns this 1983 version. 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Saturday, April 7 Maranatha Easter Eggstravaganza On Saturday, April 7, the day before Easter, Maranatha Baptist Church will host Maranatha's Easter Eggstravaganza. This will be a community event where families are invited to come hunt Easter eggs and have fun. We will have an egg hunt for the wee little ones (birth to Pre-K) and a separate egg hunt for the elementary-age children (kindergarten to Grade 5). This will be a free event, and prizes will be given out for those who register, which will include gift cards and gift certificates from local businesses in the Marion Oaks area. The even will start at 10 a.m. and continue to noon. Any questions, please call Pastor Mike at Maranatha Baptist Church. The number is 352-347-5683. Chess Club to meet The Chess Club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352873-2276. Passover seder scheduledCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Passover seder on the second night of the holiday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at the Arbor Club Ballroom at On Top of the World Southwest 94th Street, Ocala. The seder will be conducted mainly in English with participation from those present. Sonia Peterson will be leading. The traditional Passover fare consists of a beef, chicken or fish entre and the cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Reservations are requested by March 31 to Estelle by calling 352-237-8277. Congregation Beth Israel is a progressive, inclusive, contemporary Jewish community under the guidance of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation. Visit our website: bethisraelocala.org or email: bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com. Miskhan congregation to celebrate PassoverThe public is invited to attend a Passover celebration offering teachings for all. Learn about your roots while enjoying dinner, praise music and the use of symbolic items. The celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. on April 7 at the Mishkan Congregation. Call for reservations, 352-6874434. Sunday, April 8 Cantata at Maranatha Maranatha Baptist Church will present an Easter Cantata "Known by the Scars" under the direction of Joyce Warner and co-directors Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker on Easter Sunday, April 8, at 10:45 a.m. All are invited. Maranatha Baptist Church is at 525 Marion Oaks Trail in Marion Oaks. Call 352-347-5683 for further information and directions. Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 4 ~ Friday, April 6, 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 PHOTO BY JIM CLARKRoger Fountains 1951 Ford came complete with a drive-in restaurant tray. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKTiffany Boerstler and Amanda Winchester from attorney Daniel Highwowers office had a table at the car show. 000AZ6D 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 Thurs., April 12 & Fri., April 20, 9:30 am Complimentary Breakfast will be provided Golden Corral 2111 S.W. 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Very Reasonable Free Estimates Call 352-425-9542 000B2LL TREE SERVICE A P r o C u t A P r o C u t A-Pro Cut T R E E S E R V I C E T R E E S E R V I C E T REE S ERVICE Trimming Tree Removal 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 3 5 2 8 0 4 4 6 6 2 352-804-4662 L ICENSED I NSURED 000AN8N ASAP Garage Doors & Service 1-352-390-0559 GARAGE DOORS Major Dealer in Garage Door Screens & Repair SERVICE CALLS $19 95 Broken Springs Fixed Licensed and Insured Locally Owned and Family Operated NO Extra Charge For Emergency Service 000AU0H 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! 711189 DIAL-A-PRO For Your Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 0 0 0 B 0 W 2 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 000B0UN PLUMBING EPA Lead Certification #NAT-113266-1 OSHA 10 #1216933 Fla. Lic. #CFC1427666 804-9165 Associated Plumbing and Pipe From Bathroom Remodeling to Fixing Leaky Faucets, and installing Bliss Walk-in Tubs Residential and Commercial 000AZF7 LAWN CARE Clean Ups Mulch Plants, Trees Landscaping Boucher Lawn Service 857-0461 S U M M E R S R A I N 000AWS4 IRRIGATION IRRIGATION Proudly watering your lawns and gardens for over 25 years! FREE System Checks & Estimates All makes and models of sprinkler systems. Call John ( 3 5 2 ) 3 4 2 4 8 5 0 000AEEP CURBING Add the look and value to your home without breaking the bank. Call Robert at 1-888-306-6932 For a free estimate 000A32I FLOORS & WINDOWS 6715 SW Hwy. 200 (located 5 mi. West of I-75) Ocala, Florida, 34476 (352) 854-3939 Carpet Ceramic Wood Vinyl Blinds Shutters Castle Carpets & Interiors Serving Ocala Since 1991 Balentines Landscaping, Inc. (352) 873-4888 Bruce Balentine Licensed & Insured Professional Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Sodding FREE ESTIMATES 000AOGR LANDSCAPING 000AXIZ PAINTING NAME OF BUSINESS Thompson Painting and Pressure Washing Repaint Specialists Free Estimates ~ Licensed and Insured Call 352-598-3000 References Upon Request Interior and Exterior 2011, 2010 000AXHD COMPUTER REPAIR Troys Computer Clinic We Come To You Call or email for appointment (352) 817-2834 troy@troyscomputerclinic.com Repairs are done on-site. We specialize in: Hardware and Software Repairs Virus and Spy-ware Removal Home/Office Networking System Upgrades Custom Builds Consulting and Training http://www.troyscomputerclinic.com 000ACUQ Masters Touch Garage Door Service 352-216-0060 Jeff OCull Owner G ARAGE D OOR S QUEAKING N EED R EPAIRS ? $ 4 9 95 WITH COUPON Tune Up Special S AFETY C HECK A DJUST S PRINGS & C ABLES C HECK S AFETY R EVERSE ON O PENER L UBE & A DJUST D OOR GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS SCREEN REPAIRS Serving Senior Citizens Over 30 Years BOBS SCREENING SERVICE Complete Rescreening of We Re-vinyl Soft Windows Garage Door Screens Porch Enclosures Patio Doors Window Screens Screen Doors 000AWS7 352-586-8459 Free Estimates 000ASXN For all your heavy equipment needs Lot / Land Clearing / Demolition Property Clean Ups / Complete Tree Service Fill Dirt Limerock Driveways LICENSED AND INSURED CHECK OUT HOW YOU CAN SAVE! 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 26 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com Todays New Ads CLERK Part-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om 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! Personals Errand runner! Retired county teacher, female, available for driving vehicles north, taking care of errands. Great driving record. References. 352-207-3929 Domestic Housekeeping & Light Cooking CITRUS SPRINGS AREA F/T, Possible 7 days. Must have references Possible Live In Call between 6p-9p for phone interview (352) 522-1109 Professional INSURANCE AGENTS 220 or 440 Licensed Insurance Agents needed Immediate openings for Sales Producer or Customer Service Representative. Full time or Pt time possibilities. Great Salary, benes & bonuses. Email resume to Tracy Fero tfero@feroinsurance. com or call 352-422-2160 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! General Help *CALL NOW* Looking to fill immediate positions in the CUSTOMER RELA TIONS DEP AR TMENT Training, 401(k), Medical. No Exp. Necessary. call Michelle 352-436-4460 Class-A CDL FLATBED DRIVERSHome on the weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to OwnNo Money Down CALL: 1-888-880-5916 Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale! You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! P UTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! 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 Part-time Help CLERK Part-time wanted The UPS Store,11100 SW 93rd Ct Rd. next to IHOP. Computer experience requested. Seniors welcome, please send resume to: Store5520@theupsstore.c om 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! Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEW CAREER? 2 WEEK PREP COURSES! ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. EKG TECH $475. NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 FB, twitter, you tube Furniture Wood coffee table 4x19 2 shelfs in middle storage on ends $50 (352) 873-9226 Estate Sales ESTATE SALE Sat, April 7th 8 to 2 NO EARLY BIRDS hshld furn, jewelry, lots of great items 5801-5787 SW 60TH Fairfield Village General Out door Furniture 2 chaises, 2 chairs $30. 2 large speakers $30. 3 tall cabinets for CDs $10 ea. (352) 861-9646 Medical Equipment Fully Raised Massaging Lift Chair Like New Cond. $200 (352)209-4073 Sporting Goods 40 Acres/Levy Co.Hunting Property Camper, Pond, Feeders, Plots, Stands Blinds $75,000. (352) 593-0335 Wanted to Buy Ca$h for Old StuffCostume Jewelry, Military, Knives, Toys, Tools, Magazines, Coins & Iron SkilletsCall for Info (352) 237-2478 or (352) 682-6003 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyAr ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 Mobile Homes In Park Oasis Mobile Home Park, Inverness FL2 bedroom. 2 bath. 14x60 Fully Furnished Manatee Mobile Home. Carport, Screen room, and Shed. Has roof over and remodelled kitchen and baths. Virtually everything furnished. Parking behind M/H for trailer or boat. Excellent Shape. Great low rent park. $ 12000. Call 815 986 4510 or cell 815 298 2964. Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLON Available Now RAINBOW SPRINGS completely renovated 3 BR/2 BA $800. month (352) 465-2022 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. Dunnellon 10 ACRES w/2 Houses one block, one doublewide. $175K 352-854-5564 352-465-2159 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 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 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 000AZW1 Pressure Cleaning Lees Pressure Washing Quality work at low prices! 352-489-6786 Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale! You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! P UTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! 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 The 28th annual Luncheon and Fashion show was presented at H&R at On Top of the World by the Women of the World on March 10. The luncheon was catered by Sonnys and the fashions were provided by Belks Dept. store. Stephanie Perkins from Belks commented and described each outfit. President Marsha Vieu had countless Thank yous for her committees year long work and the many behind the scenes workers. The lighting and sound was done by the OTOW Sound and Light crew and baskets were distributed to the raffle winners by members of the West Port High School Key Club. Over $5,000 was raised from the ticket sales and basket raffles for Hospice of Marion County. The baskets were filled with items chosen by the members that provided them. The charity for the April 13th meeting will be Helping Hands who will be accepting donations of cleaning supplies, paper products, M/F hygiene products, and toiletries. For information about WOW contact Marsha Vieu at 352-237-4164. Stories and photos by Mike Roppel Women of the World have lunch, fashion show From the left, Marie Roppel, April Pollard, Carla Magri, Bev Carver, and Andy Flannery are at one of the several tables filled with baskets to be raffled off that contained items chosen by the basket donors. Billie Sue Giles is modeling an Alfred Dunner outfit. The outfit has a light green jacket, white top, and turquoise pants. Janet Fragapane has another Alfred Dunner fashion. It has a yellow-orange floral jacket, white top, and black pants. Melanie Vittitow is modeling an outfit by Kim Rogers. The outfit has a red and white horizontal top, white capri pants, topped by a white hat and red necklace. Read the classifieds The Cherrywood Estates Senior Health Fair, at 6253 S.W. 100th Loop in Ocala, on April 14, will be the site of an exciting and informative opportunity to meet with local professionals that cater specifically to the needs of seniors. The Senior Health Fair is free to the public. The Health Fair has a great lineup of guest speakers with health topics like: How to eat Healthier at 10 a.m., Healthy Aging of your Muscles & Joints at 11 a.m., Cancer Prevention, Nutrition & Exercise at noon, and Oh My Achy Back! at 1 p.m. There is limited seating in these seminars you will need to make your reservations early. Gold Sponsors for the Health Fair are: db Hearing Solutions, Ecowater Central Florida, Geril Therapy, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Home Instead Senior Care, Integrity Home Health Care, Lifestyle Solutions Medical Spa, McKenney Chiropractic Center, Robert Boissoneault Oncology Inst., The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa, Thermo-Cool Air & Heat, and Unique Lingerie. Silver Sponsors participating in the health fair are: ADT Home Health, Hospice of Marion County and Premier Medical Center. Vendors participating in the health fair are: Arbonne International, Florida Center for the Blind, Grace Unlimited, Inc. Bio Mat, and Bath Fitters, Inc. The Activities Team will be providing coffee and Danish in the morning and serving a light lunch of Tuna or Chicken Salad sandwiches and chips for a nominal charge. Call Geri at 352-237-1675 for more information. Cherrywood health fair open to public Walmart employee arrested for theftOn Thursday, March 29, detectives arrested Arnene Stanley, 37, for grand theft. On March 19, a loss prevention officer at the Walmart on Southwest State Road 200 reported to detectives that Stanley, an assistant manager at the store, was suspected of stealing more than $6,000 from the store by creating false return transactions. During the investigation, detectives collected receipts for returned jewelry items that had conflicting signatures. They also observed surveillance video that allegedly showed Stanley performing the transactions with no customers present. Detectives reportedly confirmed that Stanley used the identities of at least five victims to make numerous fraudulent transactions. Stanley allegedly told detectives she stole the money to pay for her daughters medical bills. She worked for Walmart for more than 20 years. Stanley was arrested and charged with grand theft (1 count) and misuse of personal identification (9 counts). 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Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 2 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com I guess our winter is over. What winter? Hasnt this been beautiful weather? Boy! Are we going to be spoiled! But we are tough and we will brave the on coming hot summer. After all that is what Florida is all about. Feature of the month The Board of Directors of Spruce Creek North are a very dedicated group of people hoping to make the community a wonderful place in which to live. They are the feature for this column. Their photos are shown at the bottom right. Norm Simard has been the president for going on seven years. Norm was born in New Hampshire. He and his wife Marge moved to SCN in 1999. Cindy Hutchins has been vice president for six years. She was born in Maine and she and her hubby Bill retired here in 1996. Audrey Martin has been secretary for five years and was born in New York She and her husband Russell moved here in 1987. Bill Jungers is the new treasurer this year. Bill is not new to the board, he has served in the past for a few years. He was born in Iowa and he and his wife Judy retired here in 1999. Joan McCarthy has been one of the directors for six years. She was born in New York and she and her husband moved to SCN in 2002. Parnell Anderson has also been a director for six years and was born in Mississippi. She moved to SCN in 1990 and is married to L.B. Anderson. Paul Roy is the newest member and he hails from Maine. He and his wife Marion have been SCN residents for over two years. This group has board meetings as often as needed. They also meet once a month with the management company. And yes, this is a volunteer job. So if you happen to see one of these board members, please tell them how much you appreciate their time and energy.Special Occasions Well lets see, Palm Sunday was April 1, Good Friday is today, the 6th and Easter will be April 8 (this Sunday). And dont forget Passover begins at sundown on April 6 (thats today). Anniversary newsHappy Anniversary to Carmen and Jaye Salva on April 17.These are two very delightful people! Good wishes go to them! St. Pats DanceCindy Hutchins reports that they had a wonderful crowd for the March 10 St. Pats dance. There were corned beef and ham sandwiches plus cole slaw and homemade desserts and beverages. Music was by George. The next dance will be the April Showers Dance and held on April 21. Tickets at the door will be $5 each. Music will be by Gail. Then on April 29 the social committee will hold an ice cream social at $3 per person. Time will be 2:30 Sunday afternoon. The Songbirds will entertain. Posters at the SCN clubhouse will give more information. Pancake breakfastWell the last pancake breakfast (for the season) will be April 28. The pancake people will take a summer vacation. So hope you can come and enjoy breakfast at the SCN Clubhouse. French toast, pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee or tea all for $3 each. We want to thank Marge and Norm Simard and all their helpers for all the work they do to provide a nice monthly breakfast. They will hopefully be back in September. All are welcome to these breakfasts. Swimmer? Have you spotted that hardy soul that has been swimming laps in the SCN outdoor pool? He started March 3 and has been swimming 3-4 times a week since then. He said the water temperature was 72!!! Brrr, that is too cold for me! Get well wishes We all send get well wishes to Bill Hutchins. After a stay in the hospital Bill is back home recuperating. Lets hope for a speedy recovery. Also get well wishes go to Len Dockus and Barb Turner.Thank youThanks to all the friends and neighbors who were so thoughtful to send anniversary greetings to Jim and me for our 60th anniversary. We even got an e-mail from Emory of the Star Banner. Thanks again to all of you! Goodbye note from JanI want to thank all the readers that have enjoyed my column for almost four years, but there comes a time when things must come to an end. So May 4 will be my last column that I will write for Spruce Creek North. I am in hopes that one of the SCN residents will decide to take over the job. My many thanks go to Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee. Cindy has given me so much news and it has been very much appreciated. Also thanks go to Betty Testa, Marlene Dorner and Karen Petersen. Without these people helping to find news for the community, there would be no column. So again I thank you for all the support. Jan Liberio resides with her hubby Jim in Spruce Creek North. She can be reached via e-mail at JnLiber@ aol.com or drop a note at the clubhouse Board of Directors members are this months feature S PRUCE C REEK NORTH J L Jan Liberio MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE PHOTOPhoto shows aftermath of barn blaze in which nine horses died. Nine horses were killed and a farm employee suffered first and second-degree burns Sunday at a barn fire at McKathan Farms, 6939 W. County Road 316. Approximately 18 Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters and seven units responded at 10:33 a.m. and arrived seven minutes later to find a barn, approximately 60 feet wide and 200 feet long, 75 percent involved in flames. Nine horses die, employee hurt at barn fire on farm in Reddick The structure was considered unstable and small explosions (possibly due to aerosol cans) were occurring within, so firefighters tackled the blaze defensively. After seeing smoke, a neighbor alerted the farm and 9-1-1 was notified of the emergency. The neighbor and farm employees evacuated five horses to safety. Three additional horses were later rescued; however, they were badly burned. The injured employee was treated at the scene. MCFR called the fire under control at 11:08 a.m. MCFR investigators ruled the fire accidental, with a cause most likely due to an electrical malfunction. The barn is considered a total loss. In other law enforcement reports: No cocaine A woman was arrested after she allegedly damaged the vehicle of a neighbor after that neighbor failed to buy here the cocaine she asked for. Anissa J. Brown of Southwest 153rd Lane, 35, was arrested for burglary of a conveyance, criminal mischief and resisting with violence. Dog shot An attempt by police to arrest a man on a warrant from another jurisdiction resulted in a pit bull being shot. Arrested was Zachary J. Searle, 19, of Southwest 147th Lane, who faces local charges of resisting without violence. During the attempted search of a residence, a pit bull attacked a sheriffs K-9 and a deputy was forced to shoot the attacking dog. Hit againA convenience store that was recently the target of a robbery was burglarized Monday morning. The Chevron store at County Road 484 and State Road 200 suffered damage to the front door, where tobacco products and energy drinks were taken. Shoplifting Todd W. Smith, 33, of Southwest 81st loop, was accused of taking two game monitors from Walmart. 000B1IK MARION WOODS Independent Retirement Living $ 99 MOVES YOU IN! $ 99 MOVES YOU IN! CALL NOW AND SAVE $3,600 MARION WOODS 352-671-1700 1661 SE 31st Street, Ocala, FL 34471 *For a limited time. Restrictions apply. See managers for details. In the mood to have some fun and meet new friends? Come to Marion Woods and find out what the smiles are all about. Youll love it. Mom does! Three nutritious, chefprepared meals a day A full calendar of activities, events, and volunteer opportunities Complimentary shuttle service Exclusive travel program Weekly housekeeping and linen service Fitness room or exercise equipment Billiards lounge and game room Pets warmly welcomed TV and media room with Nintendo Wii Private dining room for special occasions Call and arrange for a FREE Lunch & Tour today. Space is limited. ENJOY THE GOOD LIFE! Friendship Center Golf Cars 8441 S.W. 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deputy in the Forest district and also worked some in the aviation program. Prior to joining local law enforcement, he was in the U.S. Marines until 1971, and spent three years working at the state prison in Lowell. About a year ago when we were talking about it (retirement), it seemed so far away, Mobley said. Now that its here, I get emotional about it. About his time on the Corridor, he commented, I thoroughly love working out here. You meet so many interesting people. Asked about his best moments, he noted, I loved working in the schools, working with the juveniles. He said that some of the students he had talked to and counseled at North Marion are now deputies. But he decided to end those years in the schools. After 10 years, I wanted to get back in it, he said, referring to what people would consider more normal police work. He laughs a little about some of the incidents, including that of a lady whose new dentures didnt fit right. She was scared to go back to the dentist, he said, so I worked as a mediator. He said some others laugh at him for things like that, but Im kind of old school, taking pride in the work. He noted the local slogan, To protect and serve. Hes done handyman work for some of the elderly. I know it has nothing to do with law enforcement, but I never regret doing any of it. Capt. Jim Burton, supervisor of the Southwest District, said, Any issue, police or not, he always takes the time to talk with people about it. Ive never known him to turn anybody away in need of help, Burton added. Mobley was asked about his most satisfying case, and he immediately started talking about one that kind of got to me. It involved an 89-year-old lady who was basically living on Social Security after her husband died. She had a gold bracelet of his she slept with it. Like many people, she trusted delivery people, especially the man who brought her oxygen. One day he stole the bracelet. That upset me so bad, Mobley said, that he worked hard on the case and discovered the suspect had pawned the bracelet for $500. He made the arrest, but there was still the matter of getting the jewelry back. I remember her crying that she didnt have the $500, but I worked things out through the court system to get it back. Ill never forget the look on her face when I brought her the bracelet. He said that event shows the biggest thing that bothers me, when the elderly get taken advantage of. Thats a lot of what we do out here. Burton noted that everything about him is with family and doing the right thing. Mobley has been honored many times, getting the Sheriffs award for Employee of the Year in 2009, when he was assigned 161 cases and closed 152 of them, more than a 94 percent rate. That same year he won the VFWs award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. In 2004 he won the Eagle Eye award. He recalled giving CPR to an elderly man who had collapsed while riding his bicycle near Mobleys house when the detective was off duty. Outside of law enforcement, one of Mobleys passions is music. He started out young on the drums, went to keyboard and bass guitar and then back to the drums. Along with that came the disc jockey work, which includes playing for some holiday events and weddings. I love my music, he said. He was honored by his fellow employees at Stone Creek Grille last week, and a lot of people showed up. He said they talked about how they look at him as a father figure. His advice to the young deputies is, Youve got to be in it for the long haul. Its got to be in your heart and in your blood to help people. He told them, Dont let financial problems create problems in your family. Always be honest, do the right thing, treat the retired and elderly like its your grandparents, your parents. Its not just all about putting the bad guys in jail. Hes a neat all-around person, Burton said. Im really going to miss him. That feeling is mutual. Mobley said hell miss the job and the people. The Sheriffs Office has been great to me; were a family The interview took place on Tuesday, April 3, meaning Mobley had more than a week left on the job. He said when people asked him why he hasnt cleaned out his office, he says, Im not done yet. If theres one more person I can help, Im going to do it. BRIEFS School candiddates to visit Coalition The State Road 200 Coalition will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 9, at the Collins Health Resource Center, Building 300, Suite 303, TimberRidge Medical Park, on Southwest 110th Street off State Road 200 in Ocala. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments available at 12:30. Its an election year, and this meeting will begin the official visits by the candidates of the county to discuss the issues. Mondays meeting is expected to feature School Board candidates and the candidates for school superintendent. The public is invited. INDEX Bookmark...........................20 Cherrywood......................13 Classifieds...........................26 Letters....................................9 Oak Run...............................16 Opinion..................................8 Out to Pastor.....................11 Pun Alley.............................18 Puzzles.................................23 Spruce Creek North`.......27CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 45 www.smcitizen.com 28 ~ Friday, April 6, 2012 www.smcitizen.com BY JIM CLARK Editor An On Top of the World resident has been arrested and charged with various counts of passing a forged or altered instrument after a burglary he allegedly committed, also in OTOW. Glenn Gerard Kuntz, 50, of Southwest 96th Street was arrested on April 3. According to booking records at the Marion County Jail, Kuntz was accused of the following charges: Grand theft more than $300 less than $5,000; grand theft; burglary unoccupied dwelling while unarmed; residential burglary; dealing in stolen property; 28 counts of passing a forged or altered instrument; 28 counts of uttering a forged instrument; 27 counts of forgery of or alterting a public record instrument and 27 counts of forgery. His total bond adds up to more than $60,000. Jail records show he bonded out less than 24 hours after being booked. The case went back to January when Kuntz, known as a local handyman, allegedly did some work for the 82-year-old victim in OTOW, cleaning her garage. She had allowed him to come in to use the rest room, but said she was ill and didnt know whether he went anywhere else in the house. She also said she kept a spare key in the garage. In March, her daughter in Orlando accessed her bank account and discovered several checks paid that her mother did not write. After the two came back to OTOW, they discovered some valuable Hummels and jewelry missing from the house. Detective Greg Spicher accompanied the pair to a local bank, where they accessed the victims account and note the checks that were allegedly fraudulent. An investigation by Spicher found that the Hummels had been pawned at American Pawn, 14 S.W. First Ave., in Ocala. A pawn slip with the thumb print of the suspect was obtained. A pawn slip was also obtained for the jewelry, but the jewelry had been melted down, according to the report, and could not be recovered. Kuntz was arrested in the area of Southwest 92nd Place. Kuntz Suspect accused of burglary at OTOW home PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley points to one of the clippings and photos on his bulletin board hanging in his Southwest District office. Veteran detective will retire at end of next week Ed Mobley known for serving 200 area BY JIM CLARK Editor Hes a familiar face in the Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office and along the State Road 200 Corridor. Hes also known for being a disc jockey who plays for various events, including the annual Halloween Party at the Sheriffs substation. Hes also a detective with a strong clearance rate. All that will come to an end next Friday, April 13, when Detective Ed Mobley retires from the Sheriffs Office. Mobley has been with the Marion County department since 1990. He served for 10 years as a school resource officer at North Marion Middle School, then became a road PLEASESEEMOBLEY PAGE3 Reception for MobleyThe Southwest District of the Marion County Sheriffs Office will hold a reception on Wednesday, April 11, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, to honor Det. Ed Mobley, who is retiring two days later. Residents are asked to refrain from burningThe Multi-agency Wildland Task Force met Monday morning to discuss weather conditions. While it has not recommended a burn ban, the task force is encouraging residents to refrain from outdoor burning due to dry conditions. As of Monday, the drought index in Marion County averaged above the danger zone of 500 at 504, with some areas in the county registering as high as 610. Therefore, residents are encouraged to take yard debris to Marion Countys landfill or recycling centers. Over the past month, several brush fires burned in Marion County, two of which consumed more than 250 acres each. With this in mind and with dry weather anticipated for the rest of the month citizens should use extreme caution if they choose to conduct backyard burns. The countys guidelines for safe and legal backyard burning are available online at: http://marioncountyfl.org/FireRescue/b urn_regulation.aspx. Task force members also discussed the poor visibility conditions that may affect motorists driving in the Fort McCoy, Hog Valley and East Highway 40. portions of the county Car show brightens up the Marion County Sheriffs complex The Marion County Sheriffs Office held its annual car show at the sheriffs complex off U.S. 27 last Saturday. Above, left, Ro n Roberts from Oak Run stands next to his red 2006 Corvette Coupe. Above, right, well, you might want to let sleeping cats, big cats, lie in J ack and Donna Valentines 1967 Pontiac GTO. More photos can be found on Pages 22, 24 and 25. PHOTO BY RON RATNER PHOTO BY JIM CLARK PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Ed Mobley sits at his desk at the Southwest District Office. MOBLEY CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 000B24Y www.nutechhearing.com Call Now For FREE Hearing Test and Consultation 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. 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