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Place of Publication: Ocala, Florida
Publication Date: 02-22-2013
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CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 39 32 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com BRIEFS Auditions for Over 55 talent show scheduledAdults 55+ from all over Florida are invited on stage to audition for the fourth annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Ocalas Circle Square Cultural Center. Judges will choose several top acts that will then perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Cultural Center on Saturday, May 11, where they will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-8543670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com. INDEX Bookmark..............................23 Cherrywood.........................12 Classifieds................................x Oak Run.................................19 Opinion....................................8 OTOW.....................................22 Out to Pastor........................10 Pun Alley...............................29 Puzzles...................................27 Spruce Creek North...........21 In last weeks SPCA Paws and Claws column, a phone number to get information on Trinki the Yorkie was incorrect. The correct information is to call Shirley at 610442-4148. Corrrection BY MARIE ROPPEL On Feb. 6, a luncheon sponsored by the United Way was held at the Livestock Pavilion to show appreciation to the Reading Pals in local schools. After the speakers a local magician put on an entertaining 45-minute show. Reading Pals is operating under a grant and provides one-on-one time with kindergarten students who have been identified as being at risk as far as their reading skills are concerned. Volunteers from Marion County offer time most weeks. Each volunteer is assigned a student and becomes their reading pal. Books and activities are provided. After two sessions, the student takes the book home for their own library. Just before Christmas and spring vacation, the student is given an extra book to take home. Prior to beginning work with the students, training is provided. Reading Pals are honored PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELAt this table are volunteer Reading Pals who go to Marion Oaks Elementary school to read with their assigned student. Some are from Oak Run and OTOW. Jan Hathaway, literacy coordinator with United Way of Marion County, thanks the volunteers. Michelle Kernan with Academy Program at Marion County Schools is talking to the group. Magician Brian LaPalme is preparing to do his 45-minute show for the Reading Pals volunteers. A 16-year-old West Port High School student was killed Feb. 14 in an accident on County Road 484 near Marion Oaks. Brandon A. Garner, who played freshman football last season, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck eastbound in the right lane, approaching traffic ahead of him allegedly at a high rate of speed, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. As he was passing, in the right lane, a 2010 Hyundai Elentra driven by Antonia M. Santiago, 59, of Ocala, he accidently struck the right side of of the Hyundai, overcorrected to the right and lost control. The pickup struck a road sign and then a large tree on the south shoulder of the road, then rotated back into the road. Santiago, meantime, was able to maintain control and came to a stop. According to the FHP it was raining at the time of the crash and the road was wet. Garner was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 p.m. West Port High School freshman dies in wreck Fourth ace Detroit Johnson of Oak Run holds a plaque marking his fourth career hole in one at Pine Oaks on Jan. 28, with a 7 iron from 119 yards out. PHOTO BY JIM CLARK BY JIM CLARK Editor Back in World War II, there was a general who made a comment that women werent intelligent enough to be pilots. Ocalas Marguerite Bernhardt took offense to that, and eventually took to the skies to prove that general wrong. Marguerite, 93, was the recipient of a veterans pinning ceremony at Hospice of Marion Countys Legacy House Wednesday afternoon. I taught instrument flying, the Connecticut native said of her days in the war as a member of the Air Force. She pointed out that two girls flew B29s, but that was one assignment she didnt get. She flew AT-6 and BT-13 planes. Just three years ago, she got to fly in an AT-6 again, this time at Leeward Air Ranch. She received the pin from Janet White, her cousin from Zephyrhills, while a number of Leeward residents looked on. She also received her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC and daughter of Tina Chisolm, social worker at Legacy House. In 2010, she was one of those who received the Congressional Gold Medal for service in World War II as members of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, better known as WASPs. On Wednesday at Legacy House, she proudly held a picture from her days in the military. In those days, though, the WASPs werent considered part of the armed services, but their members were given status as veterans in 1977. In Ocala, Marguerite lived in Blue Skies Mobile Home Park at Northeast 25th Avenue and 14th Street. Former female WASP pilot honored at Legacy House PHOTO BY JIM CLARKMarguerite Bernhardt, 93, holds a picture of herself from her World War II days. She was honored in a pinning ceeremony at Legacy House on Wednesday. Additional photo, Page 26. *See sales person for details. Pictures for illustration purposes only. All prices and payments are with $1,000 cash or trade equity plus tax, tag, and $495 administration fee. Payments are for 75 months at 3.75% with approved credit. Go to AutoMaxocala.com for details. Offers cannot be combined. 000DXHC 1918 SW 17th St. AutoMaxOcala.com 352-401-0808 HUGE SALE THIS WEEK on Over 100 SUVs and Crossovers $3,000 more for your trade! Quality Cars... Outlet Prices THESE ARE ONLY A FEW OF OUR SPECIALS Go to www. Auto Max Ocala.com or Call 352-401-0808 for more specials! 11 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN M1173 ONLY 18K MILES $24,680 . $369 MO 11 CADILLAC SRX M1175 MOONROOF, LOW MILES $ 3 9 9 MO. $ 399 Auto Max Price $26,880 12 CHEVROLET IMPALA M1195 LT, GREAT MPG . . . $13,380 $199 MO 12 CHEVROLET MALIBU M967 LT, LOW MILES . . . . $14,480 $219 MO 12 CHEVROLET SONIC M1120 GREAT MPG . . . . . $12,880 $195 MO 12 CHEVROLET COLORADO M1153 CREW, LT . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 CHEVROLET TAHOE LT LOADED . . . . . . . $29,980 $449 MO 12 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN LT LOADED . . . . . $20,980 $315 MO 12 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE M1129 LT, ROOMY, GREAT MPG . . $21,880 $329 MO 12 CHEVROLET SILVERADO M1194 LT, V8, EXT CAB $ 3 1 5 MO. $ 315 Auto Max Price $20,880 12 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY M1181 LEATHER, DVD, LOADED $ 2 9 9 MO. $ 299 Auto Max Price $19,980 12 CHRYSLER 200 M1082 SHARP CAR . . . . $12,880 $195 MO Auto Max Price $22,880 12 DODGE CHARGER M1183 SHARP CAR . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 DODGE GRAND CARAVA N M959 SXT, PWR DOORS $15,880 $239 MO 12 DODGE JOURNEY M1186 SXT . . . . . . $17,880 $269 MO 11 FORD FIESTA M1160 . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,880 $219 MO 12 FORD FOCUS M1128 SEL, NICE CAR . . . . . . $13,880 $215 MO 12 FORD FUSION M1070 . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,880 $225 MO 12 FORD EDGE M978 SEL MUST SEE . . . . . . . $20,880 $315 MO 12 FORD ESCAPE M1042 ONLY 16K MILES, VERY CLEAN $17,880 $269 MO 11 FORD EXPEDITION M1092 XLT, V8, 3RD ROW . . . $24,880 $375 MO 12 FORD EXPLORER M1164 LEATHER, VERY SHARP . . $27,880 $419 MO 12 FORD F-150 M996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,880 $329 MO 12 FORD MUSTANG M1116 LEATHER, LOADED $ 2 5 5 MO. $ 255 Auto Max Price $16,880 12 GMC TERRAIN M1155 32 MPG, NICE SUV $ 3 1 5 MO. $ 315 Auto Max Price $20,880 12 GMC SIERRA 1500 M1177 DENALI, AWD, 6.2L, LOADED $36,880 . $549 MO 12 HYUNDAI SONATA M1228 GLS, AUTO $ 225 MO. 12 HYUNDAI ACCENT M1115 GLS, AUTO . . . . . . . . . $11,880 $219 MO 12 HYUNDAI ELANTRA M1102 GLS, AUTO . . . . . . . . $13,880 $209 MO 12 HYUNDAI SANTA FE M1218 GLS . . . . . . . . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 HYUNDAI VELOSTER M1046 SPORTY CAR 7K MILES . . . $17,880 $269 MO 10 HYUNDAI VERACRUZ M1162A 3RD ROW, LOADED ONLY 26K MILES . . $17,880 $269 MO Auto Max Price $14,880 12 INFINITI G37 SEDAN M1229 LUXURY PKG, MOONROOF $ 3 8 9 MO. $ 389 Auto Max Price $25,880 12 KIA OPTIMA M1099 LX, HIGH MPG Auto Max Price $16,880 12 KIA SORENTO M1127 V6, 3RD ROW . $19,880 $299 MO 12 KIA SOUL M1084 . . . . . . . . $14,880 $225 MO 10 MERCEDES GLK-CLASS M1207 NAVI, PANORAMIC ROOF, LOADED $ 4 1 9 MO. $ 419 Auto Max Price $27,880 09 MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS M1096 MOONROOF, LOW MILES . $21,880 . $329 MO 12 NISSAN ARMADA M1172 SV, 3RD ROW . . . . . $25,880 . $389 MO 12 NISSAN FRONTIER M1166 SV, CREW CAB . . . . $19,680 . $299 MO 12 NISSAN QUEST M1005 ALL NEW BODY STYLE . . . $17,880 . $269 MO 12 NISSAN ROGUE M1061 . . . . . . . . . . . $16,880 . $255 MO 12 NISSAN SENTRA M1199 PWR . . . . . . . . . $12,880 . $195 MO 11 NISSAN VERSA M1191 . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,880 . $149 MO 12 NISSAN ALTIMA M1142 S, NICE CAR $ 2 2 5 MO. $ 225 Auto Max Price $14,880 12 TOYOTA AVALON M1123 LIMITED, PEARL WHITE . . $23,880 . $359 MO 12 TOYOTA YARIS M1069 GREAT MPG . . . . . . . $11,480 . $169 MO 12 TOYOTA RAV4 M1086 . . . . . . . . . . . . $17,880 . $269 MO 12 TOYOTA SIENNA M1170 . . . . . . . . . . . $21,480 . $325 MO 11 TOYOTA TACOMA M1205 CREW CAB, LEATHER . . . $23,440 . $355 MO 11 TOYOTA TUNDRA 2WD M988A . . . . . . . . $15,880 . $239 MO 11 TOYOTA VENZA M1179 NICE SUV, 20 WHEELS . . . $18,880 . $285 MO 12 TOYOTA CAMRY M1189 LE $ 2 3 9 MO. $ 239 Auto Max Price $15,880 Auto Max Price $14,880 12 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA M1088 SE . . . . . . . . $13,880 $209 MO 12 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT M1009 MUST SEE, GREAT DEAL $14,880 $225 MO $ 2 5 5 MO. $ 255 12 DODGE DURANGO M1216 CREW, SHARP $ 3 4 5 MO. $ 345 12 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA M1041 LEATHER $ 2 2 5 MO. $ 225 11 LEXUS RX 350 ONLY 10K MILES, LOADED $ 479 MO. 10 HONDA CIVIC CPE M1225 GREAT MPG . . . . . . . $12,880 . $195 MO 10 HONDA ACCORD LX, GREAT CAR . . . . . . . . . $14,880 . $225 MO Auto Max Price $31,880 000E3X8 SEE PAGE 9 Your Unwanted Jewelry Could Be Worth Lots of Money!

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Citrus Countys Volume Sales Leader We Deliver The Best Customer Service Buying Experience Vehicle Selection Showroom 2 Year Toyota Care ComplimentaryMaintenanceCome See Why We Are Rated The Best! VILLAGE TOYOTA CRYSTAL RIVER Was. . . . . . 17,900 Savings . . . . . 2,905 $ 14,995NEW 2013 TOYOTA COROLLA OF CRYSTAL RIVER www.villagetoyota.com 352-628-5100 VILLAGE TOYOTA000DZ2U *picture for illustration purposes only. Lost Small Gray Cat Feb. 7th 10040 SW 97th Ct. Pine Run Estate (352) 854-7102 COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CSR Commercial Insurance CSR and inside sales position needed. Knowledge of AMS360 preferred. Email resume to Tracy Fero at t fero@fero insurance.com call 352-422-2160 OAK RUN ASSOCIATES FT Pool TechnicianMon-Fri 6am-2:30pm 2 PT Facility Custodians Sun, Mon, Tues & Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat 6am-10am Call for more information 352-854-6557 X13 EEOC/DFWP STUCCO Mechanic Wanted Crew leader position send inquiries and resume to david@ colonystone.com DRIVERS: All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on the weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed Lease to Own-No Money Down CALL: 888-880-5916 ASSIST SENIORS We provide non-medical companionship and home help for seniors. Day, weekend and overnight shifts available. Join our special team of CAREGivers today. 352-622-5936 Lic. #HCS229393 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! PINE RUN Saturday 23, 8a-2pHUGE MOVING SALE! Sewing Machine, carpet shampooer, Golf Clubs & Cart. 9781 SW 101 Place GUN SHOWOcala National Guard Armory900 SW 20TH StreetFeb. 23, Sat 9-5 Feb. 24, Sun 9-4 Concealed W eap ons Classes Daily Bring your GUNS to sell or tradeGunT rader GunShows.com 352-359-0134 BUYING Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Saxophones, & Tube Amplifiers, Top Dollar Paid Call Mike, Locally (352) 207-7522 Bermuda Hay 50lbs $6 Never been rained on 795-1906 586-1906 SHAMROCK FARM, CR FELLOWSHIP AREA-country setting. 3Br 2Ba DW, CHA. Includes range & frig. $700mo + sec dep $700 No pets 352-577-2531 BEAUTYSALON FOR SALE SW SR 200 area call for details 352-895-8425 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 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. 2 ACRES Quiet Country Setting 3/2 on 2 acres mol Approx. 1750 sq ft LA front porch, Lg rear screened porch, Patio, 24x30 Steel Building, Steel Carport -great for boat storage, etc. Fenced and crossfenced, Built in 2003 Nice Oaks, Wooded, Citrus Springs area only 20 Min. to Ocala $127,000 Call 352-302-6784 for appt. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY February 24th 1-4PM 9460 D. SW 84th Terr BEAUTIFUL VILLA with split bedroom plan and cathedral ceilings. Updatedd everything $57,500. Fully Furnished SHOW AD AT MAIN GATE 1st right after gate, right at circle 2nd Left (352) 620-4467 OCALA Marion Landing, 55+ Community, 3/2/2 15x30ft inground pool w/waterfall, call for appt 352-873-2725 3/2 pool home on 10 acres w/ FP, zoned agriculture, walk to all schools. $179,900 (727) 528-2803 or 727-698-0723 WE BUYRVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY ANYVEHICLEIn Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model. 813-335-3794 813-237-1892 Call AJ MOBILE HAIR CARE **FULL SER VICE ** IN YOUR HOME LIC. BEAUTICIAN/CNA SERVICE THE HOME BOUND/ ELDERLY. (352) 237-3347 Electrical, Plumbing Carpentry Sinks, Toilets Leaky Faucets Ceiling Fans Security Lighting Safety Railings Grab Bars, Ramps Drywall Repair Interior Painting Screens & Screen Doors Lanai Carpet/Tile Flooring Furniture, Cabinet Refinishing/Repairs Not Sure? -Call Me STUMP GRINDING CALLJIM FOR FREE ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 000E244

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Going nowhere fastA couple was debating buying a vehicle for weeks. He wanted a truck. She wanted a fast little sports car so she could zip along the highway. He would have settled on an old truck, but everything she wanted was out of their price range. Look! She said. I want something that goes from 0 to 200 in just a few seconds. Nothing else will do. My birthday is coming up so surprise me! He did. He bought her a new bathroom scale! Its time for me to stomp on the bathroom scale to see how fast it goes to 170. Dick and his wife Jane live in Oak Run. PUN CONTINUED FROM PAGE 29 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781St. Louis-style barbecued rib dinner with all the fixings (cooked low and slow). Delicious! Served on Feb. 23, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. Annual celebration of St. Patricks Day, March 16, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include corn beef and cabbage and all the trimmings. After a great dinner join us for music and entertainment in the Canteen beginning at 6. Donation is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor a Good Friday fish fry on March 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday Breakfast is served from 8 to 10 a.m. Donation is $4. The Mens Auxiliary serves shrimp and wing baskets with coleslaw and fries 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 to 6 p.m. Bingo is open to the public each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials beginning at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available. Computer classes Do you want to become more computer savvy? Do you have questions? If so, mark your calendar for a great opportunity for free computer classes beginning the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6. Classes are instructed by Robert from Lanshark. Join us for an enjoyable learning experience at VFW Post 4781! Members and guests (non-members must be signed in by a VFW Post 4781 member) Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8. Join us for karaoke on Friday, Feb. 22 with David Baldwin from 6 to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. with Richie Evans. Canteen lunches are now served on Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hall rental includes a non-smoking hall with catering and kitchen services available. The reasonable rates vary based on specific needs. For more information contact Bob O. at 904-7160578 (Please leave a message and we will return your call). Home Improvement Expo PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELCrowds gathered Saturday for the Home Improvement Expo at the Cultural Center at On Top of the World. Here are some of the visitors and one of the displays. On Friday, April 12, the Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society is sponsoring a one-day Writing Workshop on Plot and Characters: Whos in Charge Here? Readers, writers, and anyone interested in historical novels, mark your calendars and dont miss this exciting workshop! Judith Rock, noted best-selling author, will lead the workshop. The morning session will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 and will be devoted to determining What or Who is Driving this plot? Plotting means knowing when and how to reveal secrets to your characters and readers. Following lunch, the afternoon session will deal with Your Characters: Coaxing them out of the Shadows, Wrestling them to the Ground. Judith Rock has been a professional modern dancer, police officer, professor, playwright and actress. Doctoral research in France led to her Charles du Luc historical mystery series (Berkley/Penquin), set in 1680s Paris. The series has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, and Booklist. As a recent Contra Costa Times review said, Charles du Luc is well worth getting to know! Writing workshop planned Charles, ex-soldier turned Jesuit, helps produce the student ballets (Yes, these are real!) at the Paris Jesuit school called Louis le Grand. He also often finds himself helping Pariss first police chief to bring justiceand compassionto a changing and dangerous city. The series includes The Rhetoric of Death, The Eloquence of Blood, A Plague of Lies, and an enovella, Pernelles Escape. The next book in the series, The Whispering of Bones, comes out in the fall of 2013. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Garden Room at Andres Restaurant in the Citrus Hills Country Club complex, 505 East Hartford Street, Hernando. The cost of the workshop is $50 for FCHNS members and $60 for nonmembers. A plate lunch is included in the fee. Participants are encouraged to bring a one-page synopsis of their novel or work-in-progress and a brief, clear statement of their biggest problem with the plot. For the character part of the workshop, participants should bring an answer to the question: From what character, or between which two characters, does the beginning of the plot flow? What is the inciting incident? For more information and to register, call Marian Fox at 352-726-0162. 000E15X GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS NEED SPRINGS REPLACED? Two Springs & Labor $ 135 00 Any garage door needs & repairs call Ryan O Cull Garage Doors 352-351-1752 000DYJO HANDYMAN Remodels Flooring Painting Handyman Services Custom Concrete Counter Tops 352-484-9676 Love your home again 000DMFF 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 000DVC2 PAINTING A 1 H O M E A 1 H O M E A-1 H OME R E P A I R I N C R E P A I R I N C R EPAIR I NC Mike Semich Serving Ocala Since 1983 House Painting Free Pressure Cleaning with Exterior Paint Job Seniors 10% Discount Licensed and Insured (352) 895-6047 Offering Plantation Shutters Balentines Landscaping, Inc. (352) 873-4888 Bruce Balentine Licensed & Insured Professional Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Sodding FREE ESTIMATES 000DZ3S LANDSCAPING 000CLCO IRRIGATION LLC. SPRINKLERS IRRIGATION 3398 S.W. 74th Ave., Bay 101, Ocala Comp #7085 Call for details 352-237-5731 Serving Marion County Since 1982 Early Spring Specials Licensed Fully Insured Certified Irrigation Auditor We will beat any written estimate on irrigation repairs or installation. Member of Florida Irrigation Society WINNER 2012 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Reset Controller Adjust Sprays & Rotors to Correct Spray Pattern Complete System Inspection $ 19 95 Call for details Expires 2/28/13 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000DZWC CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD INSTALLING NEW We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES Commercial & Residential Customized Service to Fit Your Needs S ENIOR D ISCOUNTS F REE E STIMATES Licensed Bonded Insured 352-861-0665 G LADYS C LEANING S ERVICE HOUSE/OFFICE CLEANING 000DT92 WWW GLADYSCLEANING COM 2008 2012 000DYN4 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 000DW3I A I R C O N D I T I O N I N G AIR CONDITIONING 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 000E3N4 HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Sliding Glass Door Rollers & Track Repairs Door & Lockset Hardware Repair, Storm Door Fittings Kitchen & Bath Cabinets, Appliance Cutouts, Woodwork, Molding & Trim, Furniture Repair & Assembly, Household Accessories, Handicap Grab Bars & Accessories, Shower & Tub Closure Repairs Many references available. STEVE AT (352) 207-8682 SERVICING MARION CO. FOR 20 YEARS City Cert. Comp. OC00961 Insured Why Replace It When We Can Fix It? QUALITY SERVICES, INC. Household To Do List No Job Too Small One Call Does It All Diana L Crippen HOUSECLEANING BY DIANA CLEANING First Time Cleaning No Extra Fee$$! 000DSTD 352-502-2760 If no answer, leave message or Call 629-6071 Professional & Guaranteed Low Rates Supplies Provided Military White Glove Cleaning Professionally Cleaned Since 1992 000E1NV PAINTING Thompson Painting and Pressure Washing Repaint Specialists Wallpaper Removal Free Estimates ~ Licensed and Insured Call 352-598-3000 References Upon Request Interior and Exterior 2011, 2010 711188 DIAL-A-PRO For Your Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen J a s m i n e P l a z a 3 5 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6 1 6 0 S W S R 2 0 0 U n i t 1 0 4 O c a l a F l o r i d a 3 4 4 7 6 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 S T O R E H O U R S : T U E S F R I 1 0 5 S A T 1 0 2 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Thank You For Voting Us Readers Choice #1 Jeweler For 6 Consecutive Years 000E0ZE P e r m Perm & C u t & Cut H a i r c u t Haircut w i t h T a n y a with Tanya New customers only. $ 5 0 $ 5 0 $ 1 4 $ 14 8 2 9 6 S W 1 0 3 r d S t R d 3 5 2 2 3 7 3 6 7 6 M o n d a y F r i d a y 9 5 S a t u r d a y 9 4 W a l k I n s W e l c o m e M i l l e n n i u m H a i r S a l o n A Certified Goldwell Color Salon Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 Must present coupon. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 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 Kristy Kaigan 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 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Friday, Feb. 22 Charity picnic for blind center Highland Memorial Park is hosting a charity picnic to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out and support this great organization! The address for Highland Memorial Park is 1515 N.E. Third St., Ocala (two blocks behind the Cascades). Lunch will be served on a donation basis with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Februarys delicious menu is smothered chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, garlic rolls, brownies, iced tea and bottled water. Relax in the shade or take your lunch to go its up to you. For more information, call Community Care Director, Beverly Brown at 352-6716466. Saturday, Feb. 23 Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band The Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band announces its A Musical Memory concert series for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 S.E. Fort King St., Ocala. Musical selections include: Finlandia; Selections from Les Miserables; Memory from Cats; Indiana; Esprit De Corps; Morceau Symphonique featuring trombonist Richard Blankenship; and Lassus Trombone featuring the KOS trombone section. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, call 352-624-9291 or visit http://kingdomofthesunband.org.Book sale at Winn-DixieA book sale to benefit Ocala Wildlife Sanctuary will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Winn-Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Bring your aluminum cans for recycling. African Violet Club meetingPlease join us for our Feb. 23 meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office (Brian Litz Sheriffs Substation), 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. We meet the fourth Saturday of every month except December. We have an exciting program planned for you this month. Our courtesy store is open during our meetings for your convenience to purchase all kinds of supplies such as new pots, soil, tools and fertilizer. We would love for you to join us while we learn new and interesting information about our beloved African violets. Delicious light refreshments are served. Check out the club website at http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org/. Guests are always welcome! Eagles tribute concert planned 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. Using no backing tracks or harmonizers, the band faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from their most prolific period. 7 Bridges will feature brilliant hit singles after another while offering the perfect blend of songs to capture all levels of Eagles devotees with some mighty Don Henley and Joe Walsh surprises sprinkled into the mix. Tickets for this concert start at $15. The 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience show provides family friendly entertainment for all ages, weaved into a powerful rock-n-roll concert experience! Catch them live at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information on the 2013 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Ocala Symphony; 2 days of young talent The Ocala Symphony Orchestra will showcase the two winners of the annual 22nd Young Artist Competition at the Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 concerts at the Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium, while performing some of the most uplifting and powerful pieces of the symphonic repertoire of Italian composer, Ottorino Respighis Pines of Rome. Julia Hossain, 14, who won the junior division, will perform Edouard Lalos Symphonie Espagnol. Ivana Muncan, 23, who won the senior division, will perform Ludwig Van Beethovens Piano Concerto No. 4. Both winners received a $1,000 cash prize, as well as the opportunity to perform with the OSO Feb. 23 and Feb.24. Each year the OSO sponsors this youth outreach program for outstanding young musicians, with the goal of motivating and enhancing the music careers of promising young musicians. The competition takes it a step further by assisting these ambitious musicians in their musical careers by providing the opportunity to be a participant musician with the OSO. Maestro Matthew Wardell, OSO musicians and local area musical experts judged these promising young artists. There will be two concerts held at OBS: Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com or calling 352-351-1606. Sunday, Feb. 24 Creation seminar at Fellowship Come to Fellowship Baptist Church this Sunday, Feb. 24 at either 8:30 or 11 a.m. as we welcome guest speaker Steve Levinson, renowned creation specialist. Dr. Livingston will explore the topics of creation and evolution, and demonstrate the message from creation to the Cross using videos, games and his fossil collection. For more information, call Fellowship Baptist Church at 352-629-5379. We are located 7.5 miles west of I-75 at 10500 N. U.S. Highway 27, Ocala (at the junction of 464B, across from the BP station). Community calendar Friday, March 22 Lions Club offers casino trip The Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Seminole Hard Rock Casino trip on Friday, March 22. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the Winn-Dixie, old Porters store, parking lot on State Road 200, Ocala. The cost is $30 per person but each person is given a $30 casino reimbursement. Make checks payable to the Ocala 200 Lions Club. Reservation deadline is March 13. For more information call Diane Melnick, 352-8612730 or email her at, melnick8350@aol.com Saturday, March 23 Saddle Oak Club yard sale The Saddle Oak Club will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the development on State Road 200 across from Heath Brook The yard sale will be in the clubhouse and on clubhouse grounds by all the community residents. Breakfast will be served with sandwiches and coffee. Lunch will be soup and sandwiches. There will also be a bake sale. The event is open to the public. Saturday, April 20 Helping Hands race, walk, fun runHelping Hands is having its inaugural 5K race, a 1 mile walk, and a Kids Fun Run, on April 20th at the Baseline Road Trailhead (Florida Greenway). Its a family event featuring complimentary food, snacks, drinks, music, exhibits, and raffle prizes. Individual and group awards will be given out to winners. The cost for adults is $20 for pre-registration, youth $15, and the childrens Fun Run (10 years or younger) is free. Top quality event shirts are free to the first 200 registrants. All the proceeds go to helping local men, women, and children in need. Registration, sponsorships, and detailed information is available on our website at www.helpinghandsocala.org or call Holly Miley at 352-732-4464. A ll this week racecars have been going round and round at Daytona Speed Week, leading up to the main event on Sunday with a 500-mile race. Filled with octane flumes we will make a pit stop at Pun Alley to see if we can find a racy story or two.Something smells News has come from Indiana about the air pollution caused by cars at the Indianapolis 500 auto race. Residents living near the track complained about the noise and pollution caused by the cars. But what disturbed them more was the putrid-smelling exhaust that continually emanated from the cars themselves. During the race they were rarely able to emerge from their homes without being assaulted by noxious fumes filling the air. Finally these residents had enough, and they filed a suit against the Raceway for Indy scent exposure. See? A woman speeding on her way to Daytona was pulled over by a policeman who asked to see her license. After looking it over, he said to her, Lady, it stipulates on your license that you have to wear glasses. Well, I have contacts, the woman replied. Look lady, I dont care who you know, snapped the officer. Youre getting a ticket.Cruise controlThe NRA reported getting thousands of new applicants a day since the White House called for gun control. Many stores are selling out of guns. The Automobile Dealers of America just issued a plea to President Obama asking him to call for car control. After all, cars in the wrong hands can be dangerous weapons. Sprints A kaleidoscope is a device for watching automobile accidents. The person who has a secondhand car knows how hard it is to drive, a bargain. Four blonde drivers in four cars at a four-way stop can be an eternity. A small automobile being pulled by a motor home displayed a sign in its rear window reading, I go where Im towed. Joan calls her father who lives in Indianapolis her Hoosier daddy. When asked if the cars blinker was on, the blonde said, Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. He drove his expensive car into a tree and found out how the Mercedes bends. Even when a racecar goes backwards, it is still spelled racecar. Getting into an automobile accident on your way to get fast food puts you on a crash diet. A car that turns left when you steer right and vice-versa is a Dislexus. I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. When it comes to parking she does a bang-up job. Riding on I-75 is like Russian roulette; you never know which driver is loaded. A wife told her husband, Be an angel and let me drive. He did and he is! Crash readyAutomobile manufacturers do a safety test where they crash new cars with dummies in them to study accidents and injuries. As a result they have made cars safer for dummies. Thats great, considering all the dummies that are driving cars these days. Ever go fishing? A man was speeding down I-75, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, after they passed a speed trap, he was pulled over. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Monday, Feb. 25 40 & 8 to meet The regular monthly meeting of the 40 & 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, on the second floor of the Bank of the Ozarks building on State Road 200 at the entrance to On Top Of The World. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome. Come and enjoy camaraderie and light refreshments with fellow veterans. For more information, phone Ben at 352-854-0272 or Zack at 352-873-4841. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Black Ocala: An oral historyThe Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offers a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. It will take place at Webber Center at the College of Central Florida at 7 p.m. SOS meeting The SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. Room 235 (Multipurpose Room) at 1 p.m. Our meeting on Feb. 26 will be a presentation by Jane Houldsworth, Community Relations person for Americas Choice in Homecare, Visiting Angels. We never know when we might have a need for these kinds of services and this presentation should be very interesting. If you have any questions, please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904. Friday, March 1 World Day of PrayerChurch Women Uniteds World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 1, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 State Road 200 in the Blair Stewart Enrichment Center. Refreshments will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program will start at 10 with a theme of I Was A Stranger, and You Welcomed Me. This event is open to the public and all are welcomed. Although not required, donations for the Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse Center will be accepted. For more information phone Judy, 352-6293434. Saturday, March 2 Palm Cay garage salesCommunity-wide garage sales will be held at Palm Cay on Saturday, March 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gates will be open to the public. A hot dog lunch will be available at the Oasis fro a nominal fee. Palm Cay is on State Road 200 just two blocks west of 103rd Street Road.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 352-873-2276. Historical Novel group to meet The Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society will meet on Saturday, March 2, in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m. and the program starts at 1:30 p.m. Carol Megge will present a program titled, How to Start Writing a Historical Novel, in which she will guide us through five decision-making steps starting with the setting of the novel, including time and place. Step two concerns doing research to acquire knowledge about the chosen setting. Step 3 is determining the genre of the novel and Step 4 relates to choosing the gender and age of the main characters. Step 5 deals with the inciting incident. Megge will have handouts available at the meeting. This is sure to be an interesting and informative program for writers embarking on a new adventure. If there is time, President Joyce Moore will lead a follow-up discussion of Rick Seymours February program that explored the twelve stages of The Heros Journey. FCHNS meets at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call Marian Fox 2352-726-0162 or visit our website www.fchns.org.Tuesday, March 5 Luncheon at Our RedeemerThe Parish Health Ministry team at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, is having its Original Food for Thought luncheon on Tuesday, March 5, at 11:30 a.m. The presentation is open to the community with a lunch provided prior to the seminar. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Congratulations, Lamb. The end of the month brings good news in the workplace, thanks to all the efforts youve made to get your projects off the ground and running. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Dont let yourself be cowed into thinking youre not up to the challenge youve taken on. Keep reinforcing your self-confidence, and no one and nothing can stop you. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Positive responses to a recent workplace move should give you added assurance that youre on the right track. Celebrate the good news with family and/or friends. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Theres still a little emotional fuzziness you have to work through before you can feel really certain about recent decisions. But youre on the right track. Stay with it. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Youre tempted by an offer that seems close to what youve been looking for. But before you pounce on it, see if you can coax out some added perks to sweeten the deal. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your efforts to settle a volatile situation should prove successful. Now could be a good time to analyze what might have created the problem in the first place. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A once-close associate re-emerges with news that could cause you to reconsider a recent decision. But dont make a move before consulting a trusted adviser. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might feel pressured to reveal a colleagues secret. But you can rely on your strong Scorpion sense of rectitude to help you continue to do the right thing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) That pesky situation is still creating problems. But you are moving ahead, and soon it should be successfully resolved in your favor. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A spate of indecision leaves you susceptible to doubt. But youll soon regain your emotional sure-footedness and be back leading the way, as usual. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules the week with new romances favored for single Aquarians looking for partners. Cupid also targets renewed commitment for wedded Water Bearers. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) A surge of creativity keeps you happily busy through the week. But leave some quiet time to share with loved ones. Some long-awaited news finally comes through. BORN THIS WEEK: People rely on you whenever they need someone they can trust to be caring, considerate and also discreet. Thursday, March 7 Mountain Mi ss ion School concert Forty-five teenagers from Grundy, Virginia, make up this traveling concert choir that has appeared nationally and internationally in settings such as the USA Christian Conventions, churches, Disney World, Opryland, Wolf Trap Park, the lighting of our national Capitol Holiday Tree plus Canada, England, Austria and France. When leaving this energetic concert, audience members find themselves humming a favorite tune. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. The event is March 7, 6 p.m. at Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/.Saturday, March 9 Concert at Fir s t Congregational The Southern Express 18-piece Big Band will be performing at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday, March 9 at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the church; tickets are $10 and are available at the church office, 7171 SW State Road 200, 352-237-3035 or contact Dave at 352-867-7967. Refreshments will be available at intermission. Grace f ully a dj u s ting A talk on gracefully adjusting to later years with happiness and enthusiasm will be presented at Vitalize, at Market Street on State Road 200, on Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. For further information, call Cara at 352-509-6839. The event is free and open to the public. Concert at Marion Lan d ing The Landing Lites will present a Pops Concert on Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The chorus is performing a number of hits from Broadway Musicals and Movies. Also featured are Tenor Soloist Joseph McMillan and trumpeter Pete Axson. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. Ven d or s s ought at thri f t s tore Vendors can rent a space for a church sale at the Crossroad thrift store, near West Port High School, 7355 S.W. 38th St., Ocala. The sale will be Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces, the size of two parking spaces, are $10. To reserve a spot, call 352-509-4141.Wo m en s Spring Brea k Join the Womens Ministry at the annual Womens Spring Break event, Is the Power Back On?. Guest speaker will be Gaye Martin. Special Sessions: Card Making (Make and Take Class), Quilt Making (Demostration), Bible Study and Devotion (How To). Continental Breakfast Lunch Door Prizes Childcare available. Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. This is a free event for all women; a freewill offering will be taken for the guest speaker. Registration required (early bird registration by Feb. 24 and your name will be entered for an Olive Garden gift card). Contact Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Sunday, March 10 Dra m ati s t at Na z arene Church Professional dramatist Chuck Neighbors will be performing his one-man drama, In His Steps, at Ocala West Church of the Nazarene (5884 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala on March 10 at 10:30 a.m. In His Steps is an adaptation of Charles Sheldons Classic novel, which has sold millions of copies and is ranked as one of the best-selling books of all time. It is the story of a group of Christians who revolutionize their community when they dedicate themselves to live by one simple code: What would Jesus do? All are invited to attend and be challenged by this unique story presentation. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. DARRELLS DINER 8441 #105 SW SR 200 Fri. Mar. 1 & Mon. Mar. 11 10:00 AM Lunch REDS RESTAURANT 8411 N. SR 200 Wed. Mar. 6 9:30 AM Breakfast CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Fri. Mar. 8 10:00 AM Lunch LOGANS ROADHOUSE 2621 SW 19th Ave. Wed. Mar. 13 11:00 AM Lunch 000E4LJ Sunday, March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concert Last years Ocala Symphony Orchestra Concerto competition winner Julia Lee is the featured performer for the March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concert. Julia will be joined by her mother, concert pianist Hee Jung Kang, and her sister, Sophia Lee on flute. Julia was also the 12 and under winner of the 2012 Concerto Competition at Carnegie Hall. The MCMS concert is at 3 p.m. at Queen of Peace Church, 6455 S.W. State Raod 200, Ocala. For more information call 352-867-1340 or visit our web: www.marionchambermusic.com. The concert is free to the public. Tuesday, March 12 Charity pro-am at Ocala OpenA charity pro-am event kicks off the Ocala Open on Tuesday, March 12, at Candler Hills Golf Club. Proceeds from the event benefit Hospice of Marion County and Interfaith Emergency Services. Start the day with breakfast, then select a tee gift at the Nike tent. Participants will warm-up next to pros who will be vying for Ocala Open honors; play golf with a pro and get a few pointers on your own game. The day concludes with the Champions Roundup Barbecue and Awards Luncheon. For more information, call 352-861-9712.Wednesday, March 13 Tom Shelton concert scheduledGospel Musician Thomas Shelton, member of Whos Who in American Music, is internationally known and has appeared in the United States and 11 other countries. He presents his vocal concert on Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Friday, March 15 Vendors wanted for Spring ExpoBusiness owners are invited to set up booths at the Spring Expo sponsored by the West Marion Business Association on Friday, March 15. The Spring Expo is from noon to 5 p.m .at the Circle Square Commons Cultural Center. Booths are available on a first come, first serve basis and cost from $100 to $175. Electric is available. Reserve your booth space, or learn more, by visiting our website at, westmba.com or contacting Erin Jones, eajones@brickcitytitle.net, 352-274-3511. Saturday, March 16 OCala St. Patricks Day eventThe 11th annual OCalas St. Patricks Day will take place on the downtown Square on Saturday, March 16, from 4 to 9 p.m. Entertainment this year will include many great Irish dance groups and two great bands! An Triur will perform a very traditional Irish sound that will make you feel like you are feeling the breeze just atop the Emerald Isle. The main performers for the evening, the band that will get your Irish blood flowing is Seven Nations! There will be plenty of food to enjoy including corn beef sandwiches and corn beef and cabbage! There will be arts and crafts vendors providing all kinds of unique items of your interest. Fun games and activities for children and adults including the face painting, arts and crafts, dunk tank, jousting stands and Bounce House! The dunk tank will be held as a charitable attraction, so make sure to make someone get soaked! Celtic Celebration at OTOW Come join the party as the Circle Square Commons Town Square gets green for a Celtic Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment by The Blarney Stones as they perform traditional songs from Ireland, nostalgic banter and hilarious jokes. Also performing will be the talented Hogan School of Irish Dance who will wow! you with contemporary and traditional dance performances. Participate with Jessica Pinkowski and her dance party for a lesson on how to dance the Irish Jig. Plus, enjoy a St. Patricks Day tribute performed by the Sexton Sisters, Victoria and Alexandra. Enjoy delicious Irish cuisine and green beer provided by Friendship Catering. Hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available for purchase by Mr. Bs Big Scoop. Join us for this free event on Saturday, March 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Circle Square Commons Town Square, 8409 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information call 352-854-3670 or visit our website: www.CircleSquareCommons.com Dunnellon Knights hold dance The Knights of Columbus, Council 8510 will host its annual St. Patricks Day Dinner Dance on March 16. The dance is open to all of Irish descent and those who wish to be Irish for just an evening of fun and frolic. The dance will be held in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. It will feature corned beef and cabbage, potato and carrots, Irish soda bread and an awesome dessert table and cash bar. Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Music will be provided by Joe Koos with dancing until 10. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased from any Knight or the church office To reserve a table for parties of 8 to 10, purchase tickets by mail or for additional information call 352-489-6221. Proceeds from this event will go to local charities. Looking for vendors Come join us on March 16 at Oak Runs annual Plant Sale and Craft Show. There are tables available inside the Orchid Club for $15 per table. The show will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will have entertainment and food available. Please call Patricia Callahan 352-484-0895) or Sharon Cariglio 315-383-2138) for more information. Our proceeds are donated to CCF s Horticulture Scholarship program. Run, walk for United WayUnited Way of Marion Countys high school youth program is hosting a St. Patricks Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 16, at 8 a.m. downtown at Ocala City Hall to benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $20 before Monday, March 11 and $25 afterward. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call Tina Banner at 352-732-9696. American Legion Post 354 of Ocala presented Korean War era veterans with Certificates of Appreciation signed by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on on Feb. 18. The individual certificate reads In recognition of honorable service during the Korean War in defense of Democracy and Freedom. Through your selfless sacrifice, the tide of communism on the Korean Peninsula was halted and liberty triumphed over tyranny. The Department of Defense and the people of America and Korea are forever grateful. The 2011 Defense Authorization passed by the Congress of the United States and signed by the president authorized the establishment of the Department of Defense 60th anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee. During the next three years, the Committee will honor the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans. In addition, all Korean War era veterans will receive an invitation through the Department of Defense for a special event in Washington, D.C., on July 27. Post Commander Fred Pulis presented individual certificates to the 14 applicable members in attendance. In total, Post 354 has 93 Korean War era veterans in its membership. A special cake was prepared honoring the event. These Korean War veterans were honored recently. Korean War veterans honored by American Legion PHOTO BY JIM CLARKPinning ceremony Marguerite Bernhardt receives a veterans pin from her cousin, Janet White, right, and her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC. On Saturday, March 2, the Ocala Elks Lodge 286 will host an Army of Hope Breakfast to benefit the Army of Hope, one of the charitable programs of Florida Elks Charities. The mission of the Army of Hope is to provide aid assistance to the families of deceased, disabled, and deployed members of the military of Florida serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Examples of aid are car, utility, and insurance payments; major appliance repairs (A/C, water heaters, washers/dryers, etc.); minor home repairs (plumbing, painting, etc.); auto repairs or transportation; school lunches; babysitting; medical/dental emergencies not covered by insurance; lawn mowing, landscaping, and sprinkler repairs; phone cards; clothing and shoes; groceries; gas; and medical travel. This program also funds a week of summer camp at the Florida Elks Youth Camp located in Umatilla for children who have deceased, disabled, or deployed military family members. Admission for the breakfast buffet is $8 for adults. Children ages under 10 will be admitted for $5. The event is open to the public. Net proceeds will benefit the Army of Hope. The breakfast is being held at the Ocala Elks Lodge at 702 N.E. 25th Ave. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since the inception of the Florida State Elks Association Army of Hope in 2007 the AOH has raised $242,784. The committee has distributed to the troops $56,151; funded three AOH camp weeks at a cost of $108,360; and currently has $78,274 available for distribution. The average distribution of the 42 grants to service members or their families during this time was $1,337. Individual aid requests may be made by submitting a completed request form (found online at www.flelks. Or go to your local Elks Lodge. The families of Florida active duty military personnel, military reservists, the Coast Guard, the National Guard, and/or their dependents are eligible to apply. An active duty member stationed in Florida with his/her dependents would qualify as a Florida resident. Charity of Hope breakfast to be hosted by local Elks Read the classifieds AAA backs FHP in ignoring new lawAAA urges all county and city law enforcement agencies to support the Florida Highway Patrols decision not to enforce a new state law. Last year, Florida lawmakers passed a law that requires international travelers, including Canadians, to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) before operating a vehicle in the state. The law was designed to ensure visitors have a license printed in English, to ease translation barriers for law enforcement officers. However, the law went into effect at the start of 2013 and many tourists were caught off guard. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles decided to defer enforcement until further notice. Tourists are encouraged to apply for an IDP in their own country. Guide Dog Foundation Needs VolunteersThe Guide Dog Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides guide dogs to blind individuals without cost, is seeking volunteers to raise a puppy from seven weeks until one year of age. After this time the puppy will return to the Foundation for formal training as a guide dog for the blind or as a service dog for a disabled veteran. No previous dog training experience is needed, however, patience and a love of dogs is required. All veterinarian expenses are fully covered. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 A round 1937, during the double-dip years of the Great Depression, New York Times Washington columnist Arthur Krock reported that President Roosevelts New Deal administration admitted it would stick to its political strategy to tax, spend, and elect. The strategy was successful. Mr. Roosevelt was reelected three times, and many voters became lifelong Democrats. The tax-spend-and-get-reelected epithet has stuck to the Democratic Party for decades. Strangely, the Republican Party avoided any similar epithet. The GOP is known lately for its cut taxes-borrow-and-spend-like-aDemocrat strategy. Democrats forage for votes by creating and expanding social programs and entitlements. By contrast, Republicans focus on stimulating economic growth and garnering support from businesses and financial organizations, sometime referred to as corporate welfare and crony capitalism. When President Obama recently announced an ambitious program to expand governmentfunded childhood education, we surmised the political brilliance of his proposal hundreds of unionized jobs for newly graduated teachers, thousands of ecstatic parents, and a generation of students who will be told they learned to read by fourth grade because of a generous president who was a Democrat. The White House did not include a cost estimate for the new program. Instead, the president suggested, as usual, that it would add nothing to the national debt and deficits. Mr. Obamas proposals and initiatives always seem to include a mystical feature of nocost. Getting a new governmentfunded program through congress will be difficult. If Republicans balk at the presidents expansion of childhood education, Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader in the House of Representatives will lecture and try to embarrass the majority party for uncaring stinginess which will cause generations of illiterate fourth graders. The president also suggested the new program could be gradually extended to begin in day care schools. What might the president have in mind by presenting such an expansive new program? Votes among other things. There will be a congressional election in 2014. With two years left on his presidency at that time, Mr. Obama undoubtedly hopes his party can take control of both houses of Congress. Another conjecture which came to mind is that Mr. Obama may hope cradle-to-kindergarten coaching in government-funded schools will serve as surrogate parenting for millions of missing fathers whose only contribution to society is sperm donations which create one-parent families. In addition, we doubt this president has any intention of going quietly into retirement at the end of his second term. Mr. Obama is a man on two missions first, to change the culture and government of the United States into a European style social democracy. Mr. Obamas other mission is to create a new world community in which powerful nations such as the United States will cease making decisions for self-protection and self-interest. Its the uncompleted vision of World War I President Woodrow Wilson, and a long-time dream of academic elites that they could create and manage a better world. W ay back in the dark ages, I was taking a freshman history class at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, taught by a woman whose real name escapes me at the moment. I say real name because she taught history through the use of art, which wasnt exactly what I expected in a history course. Older students told us she had the nickname culture vulture. High school and college kids can come up with some great names. Knowing that about my background, you might suspect that art and music, among other cultural items, arent exactly my thing. You would, however, be partially wrong. I have three sons, each born four years apart, who each played in the high school band. That means that I was a band parent for 12 years straight, which might be some sort of record. So when my wife and I descended upon West Port High School last Thursday to listen to eight high school jazz bands, it was just an extension of what we went through as parents. We werent disappointed. The eight bands that played, including four from West Port and one each from Belleview, Forest, Lake Weir and Vanguard high schools, showed great talent, even if not all the songs were familiar to all the attendees. All eight of these bands were scheduled to be judged this week at a district competition at Lake Sumter College. Last week was just a warmup, with bands scheduled to get helpful critiques, but not grades, from a couple of judges. The four bands from West Port were labeled IV, III, II and I, and all were good in their own way. West Port II was particularly entertaining, the only one to include a vocal (by Kyle Humphrey), an electric guitar by Matthew Weisberg and electric bass by Humphrey. Possibly the hardest working, most visible performer was Kylie Chapman, who played the piano for seven out of the eight West Port songs. She does not usually cover that music, but we had a piano player out sick so she filled in, said director Scotty Vance. There were other soloists for the West Port performers listed on the program, including Kameron Olsen (tenor sax), Abby Ford (trumpet), Ivan Lopez (alto sex), Ava Sambriski (bass), Victoria Curtis, Joseph Borreca (alto sax), Evan Blankenship (alto sax), and Sarah Schore (tenor sax). There are a couple of thoughts to be drawn from these performances. First, if you ever get a chance to attend something at the West Port auditorium, by all means do so. Those of us who went to schools with gymnatoriums and other uncomfortable chair auditoriums never even envisioned a facility such as this. Second, there are some people who, for cost-cutting purposes, want to get rid of music in the schools. All you had to see was the talent on display last Thursday to let you disagree with that decision. We should make a concerted (pun intended) effort to keep the melodies flowing in our schools. And we should fight any attempt to play down the influence of culture upon the education of young people, so that when they get to the next level of education and encounter a culture vulture, theyll have an easier time in class. Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. 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 8543986. 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 month. 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 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. W eve heard this message before, and now it comes into focus again: Choose your heroes wisely. Two stories in the news in the past week emphasize this more than ever. Last year in the Olympics, Oscar Pistorius was hailed as a hero, as he sprinted along with two artificial legs, the first with his handicap to run in the International games. He earned the nickname Blade Runner and people all over honored him. Today, he sits in a South African jail, charged with killing his model girlfriend, which he first claimed was an accident. His fall from grace has shocked many around the world, and made many realize that there was more to this man than his ability to compete. Then came word that singer Mindy McCready, who has a history of problems, shot and killed herself over the weekend. Although a popular singer, she was connected to all sorts of problems, going all the way back to when she was linked to then-baseball great Roger Clemens. Clemens gave a half-hearted condolence message, saying he met her a few times, denying reports that they had an affair. Despite her past, tributes have been pouring in, much as they did for the talented but troubled Whitney Houston last year. Yet we failed to see a lot of grief expressed when major, decent figures recently died. Included in that list would be people like Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters, Patti Page, the singer, and Abigail Van Buren, who gave advice that was read by millions over the years. So we send this message to people, particularly the young, to try to emulate the good people, not those who get themselves in trouble with things such as drugs. A lot of these stars end up the way some of them did in the past months. Thats not what good people should want. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Choose heroes with great care Finding good music at the school A new Obama fix from cradle to kindergarten READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Flynn Columnist Jim Clark Editor GUEST COMMENTARY BY CATHY RUSE In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for taxpayer-funded universal preschool for every child in America. As a mom of a toddler, I reject that plan. Babies and toddlers have what experts call an absorbent mind, in which they learn primarily by absorbing their environment and the movement and speech of those around them. It is no surprise that they are very attached to home and family in these years. They are not social beings yet; their only relationship need is to feel cared for by, and be in close proximity to, the people who love them the most. The idea of taking these tender souls out of their homes and putting them in some government school makes me shudder. President Obama promises that these early-start schools would have a positive impact on a childs later education. But that promise appears empty, given the dreadful report just out on Head Start. Head Start is the federal preschool program for prekindergarten children from low-income families costing taxpayers $8 billion each year. Congress asked the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of the programs effectiveness, the results of which were available last October (but not released until after the election). The study tracked the progress of 5,000 children, half of whom had been through the Head Start program from as early as age 3 and half of whom had not. The results are bad news. Despite the vast sums of money spent to ready these children No government school for our toddlers PLEASESEERUSE PAGE10 000DXEA

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES E ating for heart health is actually easier and more delicious than you might think. When you have a good plan and plenty of mouthwatering recipes, youll enjoy taking care of your heart. According to the FDA, diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Here are some tips to help you make these kinds of heart-smart choices: Choose leaner cuts of meat. You can find plenty of delicious options such as skin less chicken, lean pork and beef. And Apple Crisp Total Time: 65 minutes Makes: 6 servings 5 cups peeled apple slices 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon tapioca 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, melted Preheat oven to 350F. Mix apples, 1/4 cup sugar, lemon juice, tapioca and cinna mon in large bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. To make topping, stir crushed cereal, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and margarine in medium bowl until well blended. Spread apple mixture in ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with cereal topping. Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is browned and apples are tender when pierced with fork. Savory Meatloaf Total Time: 75 minutes Makes: 12 servings 2 eggs 1 cup milk 2 pounds lean ground beef 3 biscuits Post Original Shredded Wheat Cereal, crushed 1 can (8 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat oven to 375F. Beat eggs and milk in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Shape meat mixture into oval loaf in shallow baking pan. Bake 1 hour or until cooked through (160F). Variation: Prepare as directed, using fat-free milk and substituting 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product for the eggs and 2 pounds thawed frozen ground turkey for the ground beef.Grab n Go Peanut Butter BarsTotal Time: 10 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 bar per serving) 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup reduced fat peanut butter 3 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, coarsely crushed 3/4 cup raisins Mix sugar, honey and peanut butter in large microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until bubbly at edge; stir until well blended. Stir in cereal and raisins. Press firmly into 8-inch square pan sprayed with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars. Store in airtight container. Take Along Tip: After completely cooled, wrap bars individ ually in plastic wrap. Leave in bowl on kitchen counter for a great grab-and-go snack. Banana BreadTotal Time: 65 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 slice per serving) 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine 2 eggs 1/4 cup fat-free milk 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas) Preheat oven to 350F. Mix flour, cereal, spice, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside. Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas. Pour into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely. Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split. youcanmakesmartsubstitu tions,too use ground turkey instead of ground beef to make meatloaf or burgers even leaner. Add fruits and veggies to every meal. Strawberries in yogurt, blueberries on a salad, carrots and hummus as a snack, roasted sweet potatoes with dinner its easier than you think to add nutrient-dense produce to your diet. Eat plenty of different colored produce for variety and a wider range of health benefits. Enjoy more whole grains. Whole grains add carbohydrates for energy, fiber to fill you up, and nutrients important for good health. And, according to a recent national survey, 4 out of 5 doctors recom mend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy, low-sodium diet, to maintain a healthy heart, reduce the risk of heart disease, and support healthy blood pressure levels. 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Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Friday evening Shabbat service at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Collins Resource Center, at Timber Ridge, State Road 200, Building 300 in Ocala. The service will be led by Rabbi Karen Allen, who will give insights into the upcoming holiday of Purim as well commentary on the weekly Torah portion.. The service will feature joyous music and congregation participation. All are warmly welcome to attend and experience Reconstructionist Judaism. For further information, contact Judi at 352-237-8277 or email bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com. Congregation Beth Israel will celebrate the joyous festival of Purim on Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Collins Center. The celebration with begin with the reading of the Megillah, the Scroll of Esther, followed by a covered dish brunch and the telling of jokes and other Purim frivolities. All are warmly welcome to join in the fun and levity! For further information please contact Lois 352291-1308 or Janis 352-861-6732 and indicate what food you will be bringing. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a liberal, inclusive, progressive Jewish community affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement.Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com for school, the study found that Head Start had little to no positive impact on the cognitive abilities or emotional well-being of its participants, and even showed a negative impact in certain areas. After nearly 50 years running, the flagship federal preschool program Head Start does not give children any measurable head start at all. Something that does help children prepare for school and beyond is stronger families, a subject the president also mentioned in his State of the Union address. According to respected sociologist Dr. Pat Fagan, over a million American children suffer the divorce of their parents each year. We cannot have secure, well-prepared, confident children if we continue to sustain a culture of no-fault divorce, cohabitation and hook-ups that produce kids but no families. And as far as the use of federal dollars goes, Ive got a better idea for President Obama. Rather than taking our money and setting up government schools for babies, why not give that money back to moms and dads and let them decide whats best for their families? Cathy Ruse, J.D., is senior legal fellow at the Family Research Council. T hroughout the years, I have come up with a few schemes. None of which has ever done me anything good, and yet I still spend the energy to try to come up with one that will. It all began quite innocently enough as a Christmas present. When it comes to shopping for Christmas presents I just flop triumphantly. I was not made to go shopping. When I get into a mall, I begin to feel the walls closing in on me. I develop a panic, begin sweating profusely and then head for my car without looking back. About the Christmas present. Aha, that was the solution to my Christmas shopping and a brilliant scheme that would benefit both of us. This past Christmas I purchased for my lovely wife a round-trip ticket to New York to visit her family for a week. A week of her enjoying her family and they reciprocating the enjoyment. I did mention it was a round-trip ticket. I do not mind sending her away as long as it includes a plan to return. Now, the brilliant side of my scheme. While she is in New York visiting with her relatives, I would be king of the castle. I have been looking forward to this for a long time. She gets to have fun with her relatives, and I get to have fun with myself. For the week, I will turn our rather pleasant little domicile into a rip, snorting man cave. Ah, the thought of it was wonderful. The house would be mine for a week, and nobody would be supervising me. Nothing I like more than a week of no supervision. Oh sure, I could get into a lot of trouble, but whats life for if we cannot sample a wee bit of trouble occasionally. For one, I would be in charge of the menu for the week. I was really looking forward to this. Before she left, my wife made me promise that I would eat my fruits and vegetables and I would have a balanced diet every day. With a twinkle in my eye, more twinklely than normal, I agreed to her stipulations. I had my diet already planned in my head. For a whole week, there would be no such things as salads for every meal. How she can come up with the variety of salads she serves is beyond my aching head. She honestly believes that a salad makes the world go round. Now, no salads in this house, correction, man cave, for a whole week. I love it when a plan comes together. I shall be faithful to the fruits and vegetable regimen she made me promise. After all, one womans vegetable is another mans speculation. My main vegetable of the week would be (drum roll) carrot cake. Dont try to tell me carrot is not a vegetable. I will sick Bugs Bunny on you if you do. I plan to have a carrot every day of the week. And for fruit? You guessed it. Apple fritters. You know the old saying, An Apple fritter a day makes any man happy. I have made every plan to be happy this week. I am not sure if the bakery is going to be able to keep up with my orders this week. A man has to have his fruit. My basic philosophy during this week is summed up in the old saying, The world could end at any minute. Eat dessert first! My dessert of course is fruit by nature. A banana split. Any meal that begins with a banana split is going to be an awesome meal to be sure. It was only Thursday when I became aware of something. There was this smell in the house. I looked into the kitchen area and dishes were piled upon the counter. The table where I usually sit down to eat was filled with all kinds of stuff. I do not want to know what it was. I looked in the bedroom, the laundry basket was full and overflowing and I could not see the bed. I thought to myself, why are these things piling up? They would not do that if my wife were here. Are they trying to embarrass me or what? I stood in the kitchen with my hands on my hips and I was about to give this man cave a good piece of my mind. Then I stopped. At that moment, I realized I had become my wife. Perhaps, and I am just making a suggestion here, I have gained a new appreciation for my better half. Things just do not happen around the house. Somebody has to make them happen. By Friday, I had come to my senses and realized the old saying I did not quite appreciate until this week. Two can live cheaper than one. I am not sure about the cheaper part of it, but I know two can live cleaner than one, especially if that one is Yours Truly. I thought of a Bible verse throughout the week, Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered (1 Peter 3:7). After all these years, I am just beginning to understand what it means to dwell with my wife. Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. As brilliant schemes go, this one didnt make it Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder RUSECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Religion PLEASESEERELIGION PAGE11 THE AVIATORS WIFE By Melanie Benjamin A nne Morrow had always lived in the shadows of othersin her famous fathers, in her more beautiful sisters and finally in that of the handsome hero of a celebrated solo flight across the AtlanticCharles Lindbergh. Author Melanie Benjamin tells us why she wanted to tell Annes story: It seemed to me, as I studied her, standing always slightly behind her husband, that there was a sly smile, a gleam in her eyes that she was always suppressing; a secret strength hidden from the world and even at times from herself. This was Anne Morrow Lindbergh whose story I wanted to tell. Its time for Anne to step out from behind her husbands shadow. In 1927 Anne, the shy daughter of a millionaire ambassador, leaves college to spend Christmas with her family in Mexico. There she meets Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his triumphant solo flight. Despite his attention toward her, she continues to believe that his real interest is in her vibrant sister Elizabeth. Only when he invites her to fly with himan adventure that opens a while new world to herdoes she believe his intentions: But nothing could have prepared me for this moment. Nothing could have prepared me for marriage to a man like Charles Lindbergh. Here was a man who was good, brave, driven; these were the qualities I knew about him. That there were many more qualities, as yet hidden, occurred to me as well. Those hidden qualities would prove painful over a long marriage and stun her with his deathbed confession. And there was early tragedy to deal with when their first child was kidnapped and murdered. Six children would follow but Anne would never get over her grief at little Charlies cruel death. As her husbands co-pilot, navigator, and companion time and again she was forced to leave her children with nannies and pressured to have more pregnancies than doctors thought wise. And Charles was away without her a great deal. So she turned to writing. Over the years the Lindbergh star is tarnished as rumors spread about Charles anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies. Still, the strained marriage endures. In earlier books Benjamin brought to life the lovers of Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingways first wife Hadley. Here in The Aviators Wife she opens the door to a woman who always guarded her privacy. An engrossing read from a skillful writer. The story of Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Life in the shadows Bookmark Pat Wellington PHOTO BY MIKE ROPPELIcy flower This flower collected a coating of ice earlier this week during the hard freeze. It is hoped it survived. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with On Top of the World Communities Master the Possibilities (MTP) Education Program and Central Florida College SLI offers the following programs free and open to the public. Black Ocala: An Oral History will be held in the Webber Center at CFC. The remaining programs will be held in the Master the Possibilities Education Center located at 8415 S.W. 80th St. Contact: Allie Gore at 352-861-6303 or lwvocala@gmail.com. February 26, 7 p.m., Black Ocala: An Oral History at Webber Center, College of Central Florida. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offer a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. March 6, 2 p.m., One Woman, One Vote, Webber Center. The 70-year battle for womens suffrage is the subject of this gripping documentary. One Woman, One Vote documents the struggles both of the leaders and the women who fought alongside them. From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Alice Paul, this film follows the fight for equal rights. Though the U.S. called itself the worlds greatest democracy yet more than half of its citizens were denied the right to vote. March 13, 2 p.m., Webber Center, Go Back In Time With Susan B. Anthony. Deirdre Macnab, state president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, will appear as Susan B. Anthony to take the audience back in time. A time when women could not own property, have custody of children, get a university education, earn a paying wage. Womens struggle for the right to vote in America ushered in an unprecedented revolution in our society which resulted in changing the roles of men and women. This historic transformation should be a reminder of how societys change, a jumping off point for discussions going on today regarding womens health and the changing roles of women in society. March 20, 2 p.m., Miss Representation documentary, Webber Center. An inside look at the media and its message. As the most pervasive force of communication in our culture, media is educating yet another generation that a womans primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality and not in her capacity to lead, making it difficult for women to obtain leadership positions and for girls to reach their full potential. March 27, 2 p.m., Whats A Woman To Do? Webber Center. Whats a woman to do when she thinks her child is not receiving the kinds of educational experiences that he or she deserves and she is worried about the direction the local school board is taking; or when she thinks the unbridled growth in her community is negatively impacting the quality of life; and when she discovers the wells in her neighborhood are polluted or running dry........well what does a woman do? She gathers her courage and her friends around her and she runs for political office. Three women who have taken that leap into the arena of politics, Gail Cross, the first woman elected to the county commission, Carmen Maines who ran for the school board in a race against another woman, and Angelia Boynton recently elected as the first black woman to the school board, will share with us their decisions and their experiences. League of Women Voters, Master the Possibilities offer free programs Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Making higher learning accessible to aspiring students is the goal of the annual Calendar Dinner, hosted by the employees of Hospice of Marion County, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the areas local not-for-profit hospice. The Calendar Dinner is a theme-based fundraiser with elaborate decorations depicting each month of the year. Held at the Ocala Hilton, Saturday, March 9, 2013, 6-9 p.m., the fundraisers proceeds go to the children and grandchildren of employees who are accepted to receive scholarships. Now in its 7th year, the event has helped many students further their careers. While employee-sponsored, the Calendar Dinner is open to anyone. The $30 ticket includes dinner, entertainment, photos and a chance at both live and silent auctions. Organizers are Fay Gordon-McKenzie (873-7456), Terry Burton (854-5275) or Colleen Bacheldor (873-7400.) 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Christs Church of Marion CountySaturday, Feb. 23: Mens Prayer Group, 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25: Bible Study, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wed., Feb. 27: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28: Prayer and Praise Group, 9 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Free English classesCollege Road Baptist Church, 5010 S.W. College Road, continues teaching ESL (English as Second Language) each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are free, as is child care, and youth programs. Assistance with applying for citizenship is also offered. Enroll any Wednesday. Call 352-854-6981, or 352-237-5641 for more information. Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church on Feb. 24 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Studying through the Book of Acts, the adult classes are taught by Bill Wallett in the Auditorium and the Ladies Class, in the Fellowship Hall, taught by Linda Brown. At the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Just Wait Till He Stands Up arranged by Mike Speck. Pastor Randall Brown will be bringing a stimulating Bible Message from the Word of God to the hearts of the people. The Sunday Evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. FBC also meets on Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Bible Study and Prayer. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 S.W. 105th St., off of State Road 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org. Chabad of Marion County Purim in New York City is Chabad of Marion Countys creative twist this year on their traditional Purim party, to accommodate the anticipated crowds of men, women and children who throng Chabad for their annual Purim celebrations. On Purim, Chabad is the place to be! Chabads grand Purim Bash will be held at the Hilton of Ocala, Sunday, Feb. 24, 5 p.m. The celebration will begin with a unique Multimedia Megillah Reading, followed by exciting, music, hamentashen, Authentic New York Deli dinner buffet, face painting and a live Broadway Show. In the spirit of Purim, come in a New York style costume to be included in the lively competition where judges will award prizes to contestants with the most innovative or funny costumes. All are welcome to join regardless of affiliation or background, no membership required. The cost is $12 per adult and free under the age of 12. Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people, in the year 3405 from Creation (356 bce), from Hamans plot to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day. (Purim literally means lots for Haman determined the day of annihilation by throwing a lottery.) It is observed by public readings of the megillah Scroll of Esther, sending food portions to friends, giving gifts of money to the poor, and enjoying a festive meal accompanied with joyous drink. To RSVP or for more information on Chabads Purim festivities or more on the holiday of Purim and its observances, contact Chabad of Marion County at 352-291-2218 info@jewishmarion.org or log on to www.JewishMairon.org Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com RELIGION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Friday, Feb 22: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., R Music for You, Rich Rodriquez karaoke 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Larry and Nancy steak night 5-7 p.m. Timeless Motown, 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Daytona 500 food, 15 p.m. Bar Bingo 3-5 p.m. Monday, Feb, 25: Coney Dogs 12 Officers meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Dart League 5:45 9 p.m., food specials 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27: LOOM meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb 28: cards 1 p.m., open darts 5p.m.-shuffleboard 7 p.m. Friday, March 1: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., Entertainment by Solid Gold 6-10 p.m. West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, open for members and qualified guests, 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of State Road 200 across from Oak Run entrance. Phone is 352-854-2200. West Marion Moose activities Recently at the award presentation of the District 16, Fred Pulis was awarded Moose of the Year for the District 16 Loyal Order Of Moose. Pulis has been member of West Marion Moose Lodge 2356 since 2006, the chairman of the Family Assistance Fund since 2007, is the chairman of the lodge auditing committee, serves on the nominating committee and was a threeyear trustee. He has worked diligently on the golf committee and was ad hoc parliamentarian for six years. Fred is also commander of the American Legion Post 354 in Ocala and chairman of the children and youth projects. In addition to receiving the award for this district, Pulis name has been forwarded for competition for International Moose of the Year at the convention in May Pulis receives Moose award Read the classifieds Marions Most Wanted Cindy Marie Baez, 19, felony bench warrant failure to appear pretrial conference principal to fraudulent use of a credit/debit card. Jeannette L. Bass (Deavers), 31, felony order to take into custody forgery of a traffic citation, driving while license suspended or revoked, providing false name/identification to law enforcement officer. Joseph M. Dye, 20, felony order to take into custody, felony fleeing or attempting to elude. Paul Dupree Johnson, 41, felony bench warrant failure to appear for jury selection principal to robbery with a firearm, sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine. Rico Vontay Savage, 33, felony violation of probation warrant possession of cocaine, carjacking, burglary of a dwelling, aggravated battery upon pregnant victim, possession of firearm by convicted felon, fleeing or attempting to elude, aggravated assault with a firearm. Andrew S. Skinner, 29, felony violation of probation warrant burglary of a dwelling, dealing in stolen property, giving false verification of ownership to pawnbroker. BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.com Entertainment and bowling news make up this weeks OTOW Happenings! OTOW EntertainmentOn Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m., The Entertainment Group closes its 2012-2013 series with the show Ken McBride Himself, a native of Waterford, Ireland (It is St. Patricks, month of course), brought to by long-time sponsors, Doctors Lynn and Goldstein ,of the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala. Kens expansive repertoire extends from the classical selections to the contemporary style of Sinatra to Billy Joel, from the favorite songs of his native Ireland, to Broadway Show Tunes, to the music of today. His acclaimed rendition of the Phantom of the Opera is truly a musical spectacular to be seen and heard. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and every M-WF thereafter. Thanks to the staff at the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala, ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $10 reserved, with a maximum of four people per purchase and is for residents of OTOW communities and Indigo East only.Lions Club The Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by the OTOW Lions Club will be held on April 12 at the Hilton Hotel in Ocala. The Cash Bar will open at 5 p.m. Hors doeuvres, unique creations specifically for this event, by Chef Randal White, will be served at 6, along with the silent auction. The fashion show will begin at 6:30. James Vincent Wynn is the director of this event and will provide entertainment and also conduct the silent auction. Ticket costs are as follows: $30 per individual, $55 for a party of two, and $275 for a party of 10. To purchase tickets, contact Lion Wendy Phillips at via e-mail at wendyp1946ad@aol.com. Checks should be made out to the OTOW Lions Club and sent to P .O. Box 772733, Ocala, Florida 34477. Organizations, businesses, and clubs that wish to enter a model as a contestant should contact Lion Joan Greve at 352-854-8314 or via email at lioneloise@gmail.com or maggiemagoo@yahoo.com a.s.a.p. Those interested in sponsoring this event should contact PDG Lion Estelle Clark at 352-861-7358 or via email at maggiemagoo@yahoo.com. Sponsors are classified as follows, based on the amount of money given: Diamond-$5,000; Sapphire$2,500; Platinum-$1,000; Gold-$500, and Silver-$250. Sponsors at these levels will have their ads placed in the event program. Individuals who make a donation of a minimum of $35 will be listed in the program guide as Friends of the OTOW Lions Club. Comprehensive information about the Recycled Trashy Fashion Show is now available online at www.otowlionsclub.org. Check it out and join in the fun! The Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by OTOW Lions Club is bound to sell out early, and you dont want to miss it, so get your tickets early! Travel ToppersAlthough it is only February, start making your plans now so you dont miss out on the Travel Toppers Mothers Day Trip. On Sunday, May 12, there is a trip to the Show Palace Dinner Theater to see Doo Wop Dreams. This is a lively new show with song, dance, and musical comedy, featuring Golden Oldies and is perfect for everyone. The cost is $73 for the show, a delicious buffet, and coach and tips for meal and driver. Due to contract dates, reservations will begin on Feb. 25. Call your requests to Linda Hein at 352-861-9880 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. There is also a trip there to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat on March 23. The trip is full, but there is a waiting list for any cancellations. Call Audrey Mangan at 352-854-7074 to be added to the waiting list. BowlingThe Pin Poppers have replaced OSIMA as the #1 team, effective with the Dec. 17 standings and have retained the #1 spot for six straight weeks. They are followed closely by the Strikers and the Pushovers. High male bowler is Rick DAddio, with a 175.82, followed closely by Bill Hull, with a 175.82, and Art Buecher, with a 174.87. High female bowlers are Linda McIntyre and Helen Bailey, with 156.60, followed by Hedy Schamal with a 149.58. High games for the men include Bob Vitale, with a 227, Elliott Wilkens 224, Norm Hebert 242 and 202, Joe Jingco, 209, Pete Gorczok, 211, Bill Hull, 206, 204 and 220, Rick DAddio, 226, 224 and 214, Renato Molas, 212 and 229, and Jerry Roney, 200, 232 and 204. High games for the women include Lynn Shepherd, with a 217, Barbara Reynolds, 200, Pam Monk, 210 and Linda McIntyre, 204. There are only nine more weeks until the end of the season and then, on April 22, there is a banquet, prizes and delicious food! Entertainment Group performs at OTOW Get into the swing of things for a great cause the 22nd annual golf tournament to benefit Ocala Civic Theatre returns on Friday, April 19 at Candler Hills Golf Club. The tournament will begin with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is $75 per person, which includes a box lunch, on-course water and sodas, free range balls, greens fees, a cart, and goodie bags. There also will be more than 50 on-course and door prizes. Men and women are both welcome to play. Create your own foursome, or we will be happy to assist you. Sorry, no professionals are allowed to play. Sponsors are essential to the success of any tournament. There are opportunities to contribute as a corporate, scorecard, hole, raffle, or door prize sponsor. Sponsors will be recognized at the course the day of the tournament, and a sponsor listing also will be displayed in the Theatre lobby during the run of Guys and Dolls from May 16 to June 9. As a bonus, sponsors who donate $100 or more will receive a certificate for a foursome to play at Candler Hills Golf Club in the future. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Mary Britt at 352-236-2851 or e-mail mbritt@ocalacivictheatre.com. Golf tourney at Candler benefits theatre If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimers disease, or have been recently diagnosed with the disease, Emeritus Ocala West would like to invite you to our monthly support groups. In addition to peer support, the groups will also invite specialists in the field who can answer questions about Dementia and Alzheimers disease, its causes, how a diagnosis is made and current research, as well as coping mechanisms for caregivers. Emeritus Ocala West staff will be available to discuss our unique Join Their Journey Program. There is no cost to attend this group and everyone who is living with a friend or family member with Dementia or Alzheimers is encouraged to attend. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com I n spite of it being one of the coldest nights of the new year, over 60 people, many of them wearing red, celebrated Valentines Day at our annual dance. The clubhouse was brightly decorated; the refreshments included an endless supply of fruits; cheeses and sweets; and the music was perfect. Rich Becotte, our resident DJ, was right on the money with his song selection mixing romantic slow dances with line dancing favorites and up beat rock n roll. He took requests as people danced the night away to the tunes that brought back fond memories. Over 50 people took advantage of getting their picture taken by Lentz for the collage that will go up in the clubhouse as well as for their own personal use. Smiles abounded not only for the photographs but for the evening as a whole. A door prize along with raffles completed the evening as nearly everyone stayed until the last song of the night. On a cold night, the warmth of friendship; fellowship and love brought out the best in all who were there. Congratulations to Eve and Rich and the Activities Committee on a great evening. Feathered Friends? While it may be hard to believe, a week ago your humble reporter didnt know that a group called the Feathered Friends even existed. This group of fun loving ladies has a history that goes back several years but apparently is the best kept secret of Cherrywood. Pat Stewart (see Spotlight on Excellence in this column) was the founder of the group which is an offshoot of the Red Hat Society. For those of you not familiar with the Red Hat Society, it was founded in California by Sue Ellen Cooper. She was inspired by a poem written by Jenny Josephs which reads in part, When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat that doesnt go and doesnt suit me. Primarily the society promotes social interaction and bonding among women. In pursuit of this goal, our ladies scheduled monthly field trips to a wide variety of locations; enjoyed lunches together and shared experiences. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, our independent ladies decided to break their ties and formed the Feathered Friends. For the past several years, they continued to meet and share the deep friendships that characterize the group. Last week the Feathered Friends went to Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards for a tour and tasting. As usual, everyone had a good time and most went to lunch at the Red Oak Restaurant immediately following the tour. Members who attended are shown in accompanying photo. They are; Sandra Brotherhood, Jim Jim Cooper; Patty Accomando; Olga Marie Keohler; Diane Desin; Mary Harrald; Marion OHern; Cookie Walters; Pat Stewart; Ruth Hurley; Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. Camera Club field trip On Friday, March 1 at 9:45 in the morning, the Camera Club will meet at the clubhouse to car pool over to Rainbow Springs State Park for a photo shoot. The natural beauty of the park with its waterfalls; wildlife and abundance of flowers makes it an ideal spot for taking pictures. Admission to the park is only $2 per person. You can get a copy of directions and a map of the park from Geri so be sure and stop by and see her. We are hoping for a big turn out for this event so even if you are not a member of the camera club, you are welcome to come along. Photos taken at this outing will be judged at our next meeting on the first Friday of April. Please note that April will be our last meeting until next fall as we take the summer off. Karaoke Night On Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Karaoke returns to the clubhouse at Cherrywood. Promising to be bigger and better than ever, we are encouraging everyone to come out and share in the good times. You would be surprised at the quality and quantity of talent that you and your fellow residents have. Bill LaVertue and company will have a huge selection of songs played on brand new state of the art equipment to enhance and compliment everyones singing voice. Bring your favorite refreshments, liquid and otherwise, to this free evening of relaxed enjoyment. You might be discovered by a talent agent or more likely, youll just have a good time with friends and neighbors. See you Saturday evening. Accordion ClubOn Wednesday evening, Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m., our Accordion Club under the direction of Dick Richards will again strike up the music. Dick brings together dozens of musicians of every type and bent. While accordions are the predominate instrument, they are complimented by trumpet players; saxophonists; drummers; guitarists; and key board players. If you like big band sounds or pops; if your preference is polkas or easy listening; and if you enjoy something in between, youll find your taste satisfied at these excellent monthly jam session-concerts. Every level of player can be found at these gatherings which are reminiscent of the old days when crowds would gather at the band stand in the village square. Professional musicians share with beginners and intermediate players and the music is terrific. Of course admission is free to all residents so bring your favorite refreshments; bring your friends; bring your neighbors but be at the Accordion Club. Come early to ensure that you can find a seat for some fantastic performances. Valentines Day at Cherrywood draws a crowd to clubhouse Cherrywood John Everlove Those attending the Valentines Day dance apparently had a good time. Chris Houskin at the Accordion Club. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD PAGE13 O h my goodness!!! If you missed this years Sweetheart Ball, you missed out! It was a blast! Never has anyone seen so many people dancing, laughing and having a great time singing along with the oldies. The gentleman playing was a one man band, who played the saxophone and the guitar. Wonderfully, he was proficient on both. The music was tailored for anyone 50 to 90 years old, and the songs were so evenly matched between slow and fast everyone had several chances to dance their hearts out. Now personally, I prefer the fast ones, so I can shake it up a bit. But my older friends, and the married ones, like to smooch and cuddle. We all had opportunities to do both. Sweethearts abounded, there was love in the air, and what a terrific time we all had. ShuffleboardNow being a child of the 50s and 60s, just like most other kids, I learned to play shuffleboard on the concrete of my schools playground. It wasnt exactly a sport back then, but we all learned to play. As most other kids did, as we got older we learned that it was considered an old folks game. Well let me tell you, theres nothing old folks about the way they play it on the court behind the clubhouse here! Ed Durham says its the meanest, most competitive game around. When the guys get together to play, they are in it to win. So, when I stopped by to take a picture of the players, I was surprised to see that they asked me to play a game or two. Also to my surprise, it was fun! I mean a lot of fun. They really are very competitive, it is a game of skill, luck, and defense. But the competition is friendly, the men are very willing to help a newbie, and it was excellent to be out in the fresh air in the evening. What really surprised me the most was that they welcomed a female into the group to play. Now ladies, here is your chance! Its not a rough sport, and it takes only practice. The men abound, and its free. What are you waiting for? There are all sorts of personalities involved, its friendly and there is silly joke telling along the way, mostly thanks to Ed. They claim that practice makes perfect. They play Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:30 to 8. Drop by just to watch, or just jump right in and play your heart out! CribbageAnyone interested in playing Cribbage is asked to sign in at the Clubhouse to begin to have a good time. Teams are forming now, and the sign up sheet will be available to all. HorseshoesLooking for horseshoe players! Ed Durham will be glad to help all who are willing to try to play. Beginners are welcome and treated with TLC! Ladies are welcomed with open arms, and would be well taught for as they learn. Its so much fun, youll come to play again and again! Besides, the fresh air in the morning starts your day off right! The gaming starts at 9 a.m., and goes on until whenever.Personal OpinionNow my personal opinion is this. We all live in a beautiful area. There is so much to do, there are so many things to learn, why not support both your community and your area, by joining in on the fun. Most people stay at home and watch television like it is all there is to do. But studies show, that those who get out, make friends and are active, live the longest, and have the fullest lives. Why not try one new thing this month? Get out, and check out something you never did before. What have you got to lose? You might just make a new friendship, or learn something brand new! Go for it! Ann Brennan can be reached at 352342-9466 or nickevan7@hotmail.com. Sweetheart Ball was a blast Spruce Creek North Ann Brennan Ed Durham at the shuffleboard courts. Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza 8 7 3 0 2 2 3 Ocala, Florida 8 7 3 0 2 2 3 873-0223 SATURDAY TUESDAY ONE LARGE ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 $6.99 With purchase of beverage. Exp. 3/8/13 MONDAY 20% OFF 20% OFF LUNCH LUNCH Excluding Tues., Sat., and Specials. With purchase of beverage. 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Veterans meetingOn Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m., the Veterans Club will feature a very special guest. William Wood of the Submarine Veterans of America Inc. will be our speaker. He will be bringing along a 24-foot working model of the Nautilus Submarine. William will demonstrate the workings; capabilities and living conditions on board the submarine as well as answer any questions you might have. In addition to this very unique presentation, March is nominations for officers. We will accept nominations for the positions of president; vice president; secretary; treasurer and trustee/sergeant at arms. Nominations are open from the March meeting until the April election. If you would like to run for an office, or if you would like to nominate some one for an office, please come and bring your nomination to the meeting. Our meetings, unless otherwise noted, are open to all of the residents of Cherrywood. Please feel free to come out and see for yourself all of the good works our veterans do throughout the year. The Veterans Club is grateful for the support and help of all our residents. As always, free liquid refreshments will be served on the patio following the meeting. Marion County Kidney Foundation 5KIts almost here; the Marion County Kidney Foundation 5 K run/walk Cherrywood has jumped at the opportunity to take part in this worthy cause. Under the leadership of Holly Bragdon and inspired by one of our beloved residents, Skip Smith; nearly 40 people have volunteered to take part in this years event. Sponsored by the Marion County Kidney Foundation, this annual race takes place at 4225 S.E. 58th Ave.; Baseline Road Florida Greenway Trail. On March 2 at 6:30 in the morning our stalwart participants will gather at the clubhouse and car pool over to the site. At 8 a.m. the runners will begin the 5K race with the walkers following at 8:05. The good news is there is still time to sign up and certainly still time to pledge. We will even accept runners and donors who are not members of the Cherrywood community. Just call Holly at 352-873-8223 and learn how you can be a part of this special event. At the race site there will be vendors giving away free gifts; live bands will provide great music; there will be childrens activities and much, much more. This family friendly event is a blast for spectators and participants alike. The Marion County Kidney Foundation is a totally volunteer organization whose purpose is to educate and provide services to residents of Marion County. We are proud to support this group for the second year in a row.Comedy NightThere are still a few tickets left for Spring Comedy Fest on March 4. Choose from either the early show at 5:30 p.m. or the late show at 7:30. Tickets are free but you must see Geri in the office to sign up. The Social Committee; Chris Zacco and Cherrywood Property Management are sponsoring Jim Moody, a first class comedian and magician who is billed as the Crowd Teaser. Jim has performed at venues around the country and describes his act as, Out of sleeve magic with off the cuff comedy. Light snacks, lemonade and iced tea will be served so get your tickets; get your friends and neighbors and come out for a free evening of laugher and awe. Its comedy night at Cherrywood.Blood drive From 9 a.m. until noon on March 27, the bloodmobile will be at Cherrywood to get donations of life-saving blood. There is an urgent need for blood all year around but with so many northerners down for the winter, the need is even greater. Please see Geri and sign up to donate. Giving blood is a quick and easy procedure because of the professional personnel on hand. Dont be nervous or afraid; instead, be a hero; save a life; give blood. Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 Feathered Friends front row: Marion O'Hern, Sandra Brotherhood, JimJim Cooper, Patty Accomando, Olga Marie Koehler, Diane Desin and Mary Harrald; back row: Cookie Walters, Pat Stewart, Ruth Hurley, Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD PAGE14 Oak Run TravelAll of our current trips are doing extremely well with the sale of tickets but here are two that still have limited tickets remaining: On April 12 come to Daytona on our Trip 20 we call Light and Life of Ponce Inlet to experience a guided tour of the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Then we go aboard an excursion boat to see the tremendous variety of wildlife and look for the playful dolphins and many kinds of birds. Lunch is at a local restaurant at which a menu of seafood, salad or sandwiches is offered as part of the cost of the trip. Then on to a wildlife rehab center where they help the sea turtles and other wildlife get back to nature. Call Joann and Jan Flickenger. Our Mothers Day trip on May 12 will be at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre. Doo-Wop Dreams is the show and this all-new Golden Oldies musical will be sure to please. Get ready to snap your fingers and tap your feet. The cost is $58 per person which includes the lunch buffet at 1:30 p.m. and the show at 3 p.m. plus bus drivers tip. Call Carol and Don Forgette. Royal Oaks 18-Hole Womens Golf On Feb. 12 we played the Pick Your Partner Tournament on a warm day with a noon shotgun. We had 28 couples playing the best net ball of the couple The winners in the Bonnie and Clyde flight were: 1st Place Judy and Mickey Klein; 2nd place, Pat and Dick Blackburn; 3rd place, Elsa and Dick Berbig. In the George and Gracie flight the winners were: 1st place, Leslie and Dick Rizzo; in 2nd place with a 5-way tie were, the Lavaccas, Smith and Timmermeyer, the Edwards, the Terrys and the Houghtons. In the Ricky and Lucie flight the winners were: 1st place, Gayle and Wayne Feeman; 2nd place, Ginger and Bruce Drake; 3rd place, Carolyn and Larry Collins. A fun day was followed by a happy hour, a delicious dinner catered by Royal Oaks Golf Club and entertainment by Sally Langwah and husband Roy.ORWGAThe winners of the Feb. 7 low net tournament are listed in order of finish in each flight. Flight A: Jennie Buccella, Marti Babb, Joan Klier. Flight B: Phyllis Robinson, Donna Huffman, Annette Carini. Flight C: Olive Adler, Ruby Shepard, Evelyn Exell. Flight D: Sharon Scrivens, Ginny Simons, Pat Anderson.. Closest to the pin: Joan Klier. Chip-in: Pat Anderson. The winners of the Valentines Day low net tournament are listed in order of finish. Flight A: Connie Bingham, Marge Richardson, Marge Rymarcsuk. Flight B: Marlena Yaich, Phyllis Robinson, Sue Elie. Flight C: Nancy Reichenbacher, LaVerne Browand, Anita Caruso. Flight D: Mary Hart, Ann Hurr, Sharon Scrivens. Closest to the pin: Connie Bingham. No chip-ins. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 0 0 0 D C K Q Sunday Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Matt Hunt Assoc. Pastor Kevin Hunt (Independent) 6158 SW Hwy. 200 Jasmine Plaza Ocala, FL 34476 873-4705 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! 000D7EJ Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000CPSM S u n d a y W o r s h i p 8 : 1 5 a m & 1 1 : 0 0 a m S u n d a y S c h o o l 9 : 4 5 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 CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY Proclaiming Good News SERVICES Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. 000DNZC Everyone is welcome Thomas Markham, Pastor 352-237-6950 9644 SW Hwy. 484, Ocala (Near State Road 200) Located a mile west of SR 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) Expository Bible Teaching Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 PM 000DMCH Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher Phone (352) 861-9080 JOIN US IN WORSHIP 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 000DANR Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Monday Morning Christians Bible Studies Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Southwest Christian Church 000COJM 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 7768 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www.countrysideocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Worship 10:30 am Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Tuesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Pastor Gary O. Marshall Inspiring Traditional Worship 000DT3J 9524 S.W. 105th St., Ocala 237-2640 Sunday Sunday School . . 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship . 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship . . . 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . 7 p.m. Youth Alive . . . . . 7 p.m. Friendship Baptist Church A Place of New Spiritual Beginnings 000DGAB Pastor Randy & Linda Brown 000DOXB 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 000DTCQ A Progressive Community of Faith in the Heart of Central Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didnt reject people. Neither do we. First Congregational United Church of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000DG9D 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm 1:30 Spanish Service Tuesday 7pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Thursday Bible Study 6:30 to 7:30 Youth 7pm Friday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley 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 D P 7 L Revs. Terry & Mary Beth Harper, Pastors See us on Facebook Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 www.maranathabaptistc.org Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA (Aug.-May) . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 000E2ZF PREACHING THE TRUTH IN LOVE 525 Marion Oaks Trail, Ocala 75 484 484 Exit 341 SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 MARION OAKS COURSE 000DT60 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www.ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103 rd St Pi ne Run OT OW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... Rev. Alan Jefferson 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 Children & Youth Ministries Traditional Worship 8:00 & 11:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. 000DP93 College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. Ronnie Walker, 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 Wednesday 6:30 PM Children/Student Ministries 6:30 PM Mid-Week Bible Study www.collegeroad.org 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 000DZ3M CERTIFIED MEDICAL SYSTEMS 7265 SW 62nd Ave. #1 Ocala, FL 34476 237-4146 Toll Free 1-877-322-0873 New and Used Auto Lifts installed and serviced 26 years in the mobility industry Satisfaction guaranteed Factory trained sales and service personnel Medicare, insurance & third party billing SCOOTER LIFTS POWER WHEELCHAIR SCOOTER LIFT CHAIR WHEELCHAIR VANS Large Inventory 000DMSG Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Spaghetti dinnerOn Saturday, March 23, come out to the Veterans Club spaghetti dinner. Tickets are only six dollars for a delicious spaghetti and meat ball dinner that includes salad; bread; dessert and of course, lemonade or iced tea. But theres more. In addition to dinner, you will be entertained by Bob Mace, professional keyboard player and accordionist. Delight in the Italian music while you dine and then be entertained and dance to the music of this world class talent. Bob has performed at many varied venues from Buffalo New York to Ocala and for over 60 years he has brought audiences his amazing music and humor. Raffles and a door prize are also going to be available for your enjoyment while you eat, drink, dance and laugh. Feel free to bring your favorite bottle of wine or other libation and come out in support of your Veterans Club. This fund raiser will help provide for the many charities and other needs of the club. A limited number of tickets are available so see Geri right away.Seminar on heating and A/C Once again Thermo Cool Air Conditioning and Heating is inviting residents of Cherrywood Estates to their mobile anniversary celebration. The celebration is planned for Thursday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topics to be discussed will include: Learning some basic air conditioning and heating maintenance tricks. Learning about small service repairs that can save you unnecessary trip charges. Learning about air filtration methods and energy saving tips. Cherrywood residents, here is your chance to have your air conditioning and heating questions answered. Thermo Cool will be grilling and serving hot dogs, hamburgers and beans, prior to the program. Door prizes will be presented. Contact Geri at 352-2371675 to sign up for this seminar. St. Patricks DayOn March 16, Cherrywood will pull out all the stops and celebrate St. Patricks Day in style. Start planning now for this night of music and shenanigans. Doors open at 6 p.m. for finger foods served up in the clubhouse. Traditional Irish colors will decorate the clubhouse and Rich Becotte will be playing music of the Emerald Isle; not to mention our favorite dance tunes. Therell be lots of laugher and blarney and who knows; you may even find a Leprechauns pot of gold in the raffles and door prizes. Bring your favorite drinks and snacks too if you wish. Wear your favorite outfit of green and your dancing shoes then come out for a truly Irish celebration. See Geri for your tickets and dont miss St. Pattys Day at Cherrywood.Spotlight On Excellence Each week we present a person or persons who have an interesting past; a promising future or who have had an impact on the quality of life here in Cherrywood. This week we bring you a profile on a lady who has not only a fascinating past but who has made a real difference to the community as a whole. Her name is Patricia Stewart. Pat was born in Essex, England; a suburb of London. When World War II began, she was just a young girl and like many of the children of that generation, she was evacuated from the city. She and her mother fled to Wales to avoid the German air raids. Many of us can only imagine the terror and grief that a little girl would feel leaving behind her Papa, her family and friends; her bed, home and belongings; everything that was familiar to her. Unlike many children, Pat did have her mom with her as they stayed with relatives. Pats father was with the Royal Air Force in Bomber Command. The long years of the war were difficult on him as well. Constant danger and loneliness became a way of life for everyone that was left behind to face the onslaught of the Luftwaffe. For not only England as a nation, but for individuals and in this case Pats immediate family, it can be said as Winston Churchill put it, This was their finest hour. While she was in school in Wales and then when she returned to England, Pat learned to speak German, French and Latin. These language skills would help her later in life after her graduation from Woodford County High School. Shell Oil Corporation took an interest in Pat after the war ended. They provided not only a good salary but also housing and other benefits which helped her along the way. Pat was hired in the personnel department to screen and interview people for the company. She was so good at what she did that they promoted her and she became the youngest manager in that division of the corporate structure. An opening came up in Luxemburg and because of her work record and language abilities, Pat was offered the position. Seeking to broaden her opportunities and horizons, she jumped at the chance and was soon living and working in the small country that borders Germany. Partially because of her early childhood experiences and partly because of her nature, Pat is an independent person. This was evidenced one day at her work. The custodian who usually made the coffee for everyone was out sick. Since she was the only female in the office, the boss told her it was up to her to make the coffee. After a brief discussion, she obediently did as she was told. That was the last time she was ever asked to make coffee. As she related this story to your humble correspondent, I didnt have the inclination or the courage to ask her why it was the last time she was asked to make coffee. Sensing my curiosity she volunteered, You could stand a spoon in the cup. That was all the explanation I needed. One evening several of Pats girl friends asked her join them. They were going over to a nearby United States Air Force Base for a dance. Pat already had a romantic interest and wasnt too keen on the idea but eventually they convinced her to come along. It was there that she met an American by the name of Pete. He was a personnel specialist in the Air Force so they had their work in common. Pete and Pat fell in love and were married in her home country of England. This created some problems for the couple, of course. It was not long after the end of the war and suspicions were pretty high among all of the countries, even those that had fought together. Here was an English woman marrying an American citizen, living in Germany. By the time they were ready to return to the States, they had a daughter, Kathie, who was born in Germany. This was an immigration nightmare so Pete extended his enlistment to unravel the paperwork. Getting through all of the problems with documents; birth certificates; orders and such, Pete and Pat were finally CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD PAGE16 T he Art Club of Oak Run invites you to the 21st annual Fine Arts Show on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Palm Grove. The club, their friends and instructors will display beautiful drawings, paintings and sculpture. Cards, bookmarks and other fine arts will be for sale. The refreshments are free and you can buy a chance to win an original watercolor painting by Heather Doherty entitled On Lily Pond. Proceeds of the raffle go toward an art scholarship at College of Central Florida. Please come out and support your local artists. Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons September 2009 Showcase of Stars with host Ron Manford. It will air following FYI daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Feb. 22 to March 1.Performing Arts CompanyThe Performing Arts Company play, The Odd Couple, which will be on stage in the Palm Grove Club March 21st through the 24th, features Olive Madison and Florence Unger as the slob versus the neatnik and are they at each others throat! In Neil Simons hilarious contemporary comic classic, the female version, Olive invites the girls over for a game of Trivial Pursuit and an explosion of antics arises. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the Constanzela brothers Manolo and Jesus (pronounced Hayzoos.) What happens when Olive and Florence invite the Constanzuela brothers over for an evening of food, fun and frolic will have you holding your stomach from the laughter. Very funny indeed says the New York Post. Endearing says USA Today!! Ticket sales in the Orchid Club will be on Feb. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. and in March on the 9th from 8 to 10 a.m. Sales in the Palm Grove Club will be on March 11 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. All remaining sales will be by phone. Call Shari Weber at 352-854-0116 for the dinner theatre and Linda Noel for all other shows at 352-873-9908. Tickets for the 22nd through the 24th will also be sold at the door. Republican ClubThe Oak Run Republican Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the even-numbered months (February, April, June, August, October and December). Dues are $5 per person for the year. We welcome potential members to come to a meeting and decide if they would like to join. Coffee and cookies will be served. For information call Denise Leigh at 352-861-0559. Renaissance WomenWe will be going to tour backstage at Ocala Civic Theatre on Feb. 28. Meet at 10 a.m. in the overflow lot. Afterward we will eat at The Braised Onion at 1 p.m. Call Norma at 352-854-1910 or Gerri at 352-873-6868 for information and reservations. On March 6 we will dine at Royal Oaks at 5 p.m. Call Iris at 352-873-9990 or Pat at 352-854-7549. March 25 we will lunch at Chilis. Call Norma at 352-8541910. Our meeting on April 7 will include a picnic at the Island Club at 1 p.m. Cost is $10. Call Jessica at 352-8734551 or Pat at 352-854-7549. Renaissance Women is open to all women of Oak Run without regard to marital status. Our Lucky Charms DanceThe Ambassadors March dance, featuring music by The Keichers, is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Palm Grove. Ticket sales will be Monday, March 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the card room of the Orchid Club. For all other ticket requests, please call Carol Forgette at 352873-3074. The cost is $6 per person. Make your check payable to ORHA; please no cash. Garden Club meeting and plant saleWe meet the first Wednesday of the month. Please join us on March 6 between 9 and 9:30 a.m. for delicious refreshments. This will be a planning meeting for our big fundraiser to be held on March 16. Working together and volunteering to help is a great way to feel part of something. A lot of cooperation is needed from each of you for this huge event, set up, take down, food area, items needed for raffle, flowers/plants needed to sell, baked goods needed (packaged to sell), donations of gift cards, etc. It is a fun time to get involved. At the meeting we also will have our usual plant raffle, 50/50 raffle and Peggy Cornishs caring and sharing plant table. Our annual plant sale is our big money-making project, with proceeds going to College of Central Florida endowed scholarship fund for horticulture. Please mark your calendars for March 16 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. We will be holding our sale again this year at the Orchid Club, in and outside. We need your support to make it a success. The Sheriffs Bag Pipers will play at 10 a.m. and vendors will be there with a great plant selection, fresh produce, honey, blade sharpeners, jewelry, quilted purses, dog biscuits, silk flowers, photography, relish tasting, and glass painting. Our garden club members will provide more plants, baked goods, rummage sale, raffles, hot dogs, etc. March is the time of the year to add a new plant and spice up your yard. See you there. Fine Arts Show to take place this Sunday at Palm Grove Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN PAGE20 MONTHLY RENTAL APARTMENTS TRANSPORTATION ON OUR BUS WEEKLY HOUSEKEEPING OUTINGS AND DAILY SOCIALIZATION TWO MEALS A DAY STATE-OF-THE-ART FITNESS CENTER ASK US ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL. OFFERED FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY... LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 000E3AT Tours Tours Tours Tours Call to make a reservation for a lunch/tour. We would love to share with you what The Bridge Community is all about! We look forward to hearing from you soon. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com able to travel together to his new post in Illinois. It was at Scott Air Force Base that Pat became familiar with snakes, spiders and tornados. She says in typical British understatement, It was an adjustment. Being a foreign national, obtaining work was not an easy task. Eventually she got a job at the Air Force base as an administrative assistant. Petes family lived in Buffalo New York so when he was discharged from the Air Force, they returned to that area to begin their lives as civilians together. Pete went into the Retail Management field and started out with the W.T. Grant Company. During this period the couple had son Kevin so Pat was a full time mom before taking a position as a patient service representative in outpatient clinics. When Pete was offered a job with Zayres Department Store in Connecticut he took the opportunity. Thirty years later the company went out of business. Pete finished his working career with IBM in the Security Department until his retirement. Kathie attended West Point Military Academy and became an officer in the United States Army. She is now a trainer for Travelers Insurance Company in their Connecticut headquarters office. Kevin enlisted in the Army. Volunteering for Ranger and Special Forces training, he worked his way up to the rank of first sergeant before retiring. He now trains special operations personnel at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Unlike many of our residents, Pat was reluctant to move to Florida. Pete saw an advertisement for Cherrywood in the AARP magazine so she came along with him to look at houses. That was almost 12 years ago and she has never looked back. When Pete passed away, she found herself surrounded by friends and she cherishes them. She started a chapter of the Red Hat Society; an organization formed to bring women together for social interaction and outings. She was the Queen Mother of the chapter for several years. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, Pat encouraged the other ladies to opt out and begin a local club called the Feathered Friends. This group of nearly 20 ladies gets together on a monthly basis to share field trips and good times. They are bound together by friendship and a love of life. Pat is the reason for their existence as a club and a founding member. In addition to her work with Feathered Friends, Pat is very active in the Church of the Advent where she works with Interfaith; served on the Vestry; is an active part of worship services and is a Lay Eucharist Minister. Pat makes everything around her better because of her leadership, love and compassion and thats especially true of Cherrywood. We are proud of her and grateful for all she does. From Your ReporterI have to apologize to our musician scheduled for the Veterans Club Spaghetti dinner. In last weeks edition of the paper I spelled his name with a P instead of an M. Thus, instead of Bob Mace, it came out Bob Pace. Usually Im pretty accurate with names but this one was a typo and I am sorry for that. On the lighter side of things, after writing about and photographing the Feathered Friends when they took their trip to the winery, you would think that one of them at least, would have brought back a sample for your reporter. Nope, I didnt even get an offer for a sip of wine let alone a bottle. I guess thats OK but I hope they dont have the same lapse of memory if they ever go to the U.S. Mint. If you have a suggestion or ideas for something you would like to see in the Cherrywood column of the Citizen please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. I always enjoy hearing your thoughts and recommendations. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Pat Stewart Time Capsule project starts at libraryThe Marion County Public Library System is hosting a time capsule project and wants local residents to take part in it. Through Feb. 28, the library is asking residents to visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org and provide ideas for the Viva 500 time capsules contents and duration in a short, three-question survey. The capsule will be among many others created this year by libraries across the state as part of the Florida Department of States Viva Florida 500 celebration. Viva Florida 500 is a statewide initiative highlighting the 500 years of Florida history since the arrival of Juan Ponce de Len in 1513. To encourage community participation, the Florida Department of State has provided a Viva Florida 500 time capsule to every county library system in the Sunshine State. The Marion County Public Library System is coordinating the local time capsule project on behalf of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and hosting other local celebrations of our state and countys rich history. For more information about local Viva Florida 500 events, contact the Marion County Public Library System at 352-671-8551 or visit the http://library.marioncountyfl.org. To learn more about the Viva Florida 500 initiative, visit www.vivaflorida.org. National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. RED LOBSTER 3393 SW College Road Tue. Feb. 26 11:00 AM Lunch CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Thurs. Feb. 28 10:30 AM Lunch GOLDEN CORRAL 2111 SW College Road Tue. Mar. 5 11:00 AM Lunch OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SR 200 Circle Square Plaza Thurs. Mar. 7 10:30 AM Lunch 000E41H 000E3BR John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000DV9V 000E3YT WE TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF MOVING OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: Moving 1 Item Or Whole Home Same Day In Town Moves Furniture Moving Packing Piano and Musical Instrument Moving Climate Controlled Storage Load/Unload Your Pod or Rental Truck & More 000DVT1 REALTY One Week Real Estate School Foxfire Realty Has Expanded Now Hiring! Full Training! Call Today! 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com able to travel together to his new post in Illinois. It was at Scott Air Force Base that Pat became familiar with snakes, spiders and tornados. She says in typical British understatement, It was an adjustment. Being a foreign national, obtaining work was not an easy task. Eventually she got a job at the Air Force base as an administrative assistant. Petes family lived in Buffalo New York so when he was discharged from the Air Force, they returned to that area to begin their lives as civilians together. Pete went into the Retail Management field and started out with the W.T. Grant Company. During this period the couple had son Kevin so Pat was a full time mom before taking a position as a patient service representative in outpatient clinics. When Pete was offered a job with Zayres Department Store in Connecticut he took the opportunity. Thirty years later the company went out of business. Pete finished his working career with IBM in the Security Department until his retirement. Kathie attended West Point Military Academy and became an officer in the United States Army. She is now a trainer for Travelers Insurance Company in their Connecticut headquarters office. Kevin enlisted in the Army. Volunteering for Ranger and Special Forces training, he worked his way up to the rank of first sergeant before retiring. He now trains special operations personnel at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Unlike many of our residents, Pat was reluctant to move to Florida. Pete saw an advertisement for Cherrywood in the AARP magazine so she came along with him to look at houses. That was almost 12 years ago and she has never looked back. When Pete passed away, she found herself surrounded by friends and she cherishes them. She started a chapter of the Red Hat Society; an organization formed to bring women together for social interaction and outings. She was the Queen Mother of the chapter for several years. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, Pat encouraged the other ladies to opt out and begin a local club called the Feathered Friends. This group of nearly 20 ladies gets together on a monthly basis to share field trips and good times. They are bound together by friendship and a love of life. Pat is the reason for their existence as a club and a founding member. In addition to her work with Feathered Friends, Pat is very active in the Church of the Advent where she works with Interfaith; served on the Vestry; is an active part of worship services and is a Lay Eucharist Minister. Pat makes everything around her better because of her leadership, love and compassion and thats especially true of Cherrywood. We are proud of her and grateful for all she does. From Your ReporterI have to apologize to our musician scheduled for the Veterans Club Spaghetti dinner. In last weeks edition of the paper I spelled his name with a P instead of an M. Thus, instead of Bob Mace, it came out Bob Pace. Usually Im pretty accurate with names but this one was a typo and I am sorry for that. On the lighter side of things, after writing about and photographing the Feathered Friends when they took their trip to the winery, you would think that one of them at least, would have brought back a sample for your reporter. Nope, I didnt even get an offer for a sip of wine let alone a bottle. I guess thats OK but I hope they dont have the same lapse of memory if they ever go to the U.S. Mint. If you have a suggestion or ideas for something you would like to see in the Cherrywood column of the Citizen please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. I always enjoy hearing your thoughts and recommendations. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Pat Stewart Time Capsule project starts at libraryThe Marion County Public Library System is hosting a time capsule project and wants local residents to take part in it. Through Feb. 28, the library is asking residents to visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org and provide ideas for the Viva 500 time capsules contents and duration in a short, three-question survey. The capsule will be among many others created this year by libraries across the state as part of the Florida Department of States Viva Florida 500 celebration. Viva Florida 500 is a statewide initiative highlighting the 500 years of Florida history since the arrival of Juan Ponce de Len in 1513. To encourage community participation, the Florida Department of State has provided a Viva Florida 500 time capsule to every county library system in the Sunshine State. The Marion County Public Library System is coordinating the local time capsule project on behalf of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and hosting other local celebrations of our state and countys rich history. For more information about local Viva Florida 500 events, contact the Marion County Public Library System at 352-671-8551 or visit the http://library.marioncountyfl.org. To learn more about the Viva Florida 500 initiative, visit www.vivaflorida.org. National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. RED LOBSTER 3393 SW College Road Tue. Feb. 26 11:00 AM Lunch CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Thurs. Feb. 28 10:30 AM Lunch GOLDEN CORRAL 2111 SW College Road Tue. Mar. 5 11:00 AM Lunch OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SR 200 Circle Square Plaza Thurs. Mar. 7 10:30 AM Lunch 000E41H 000E3BR John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000DV9V 000E3YT WE TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF MOVING OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: Moving 1 Item Or Whole Home Same Day In Town Moves Furniture Moving Packing Piano and Musical Instrument Moving Climate Controlled Storage Load/Unload Your Pod or Rental Truck & More 000DVT1 REALTY One Week Real Estate School Foxfire Realty Has Expanded Now Hiring! Full Training! Call Today! 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Spaghetti dinnerOn Saturday, March 23, come out to the Veterans Club spaghetti dinner. Tickets are only six dollars for a delicious spaghetti and meat ball dinner that includes salad; bread; dessert and of course, lemonade or iced tea. But theres more. In addition to dinner, you will be entertained by Bob Mace, professional keyboard player and accordionist. Delight in the Italian music while you dine and then be entertained and dance to the music of this world class talent. Bob has performed at many varied venues from Buffalo New York to Ocala and for over 60 years he has brought audiences his amazing music and humor. Raffles and a door prize are also going to be available for your enjoyment while you eat, drink, dance and laugh. Feel free to bring your favorite bottle of wine or other libation and come out in support of your Veterans Club. This fund raiser will help provide for the many charities and other needs of the club. A limited number of tickets are available so see Geri right away.Seminar on heating and A/C Once again Thermo Cool Air Conditioning and Heating is inviting residents of Cherrywood Estates to their mobile anniversary celebration. The celebration is planned for Thursday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topics to be discussed will include: Learning some basic air conditioning and heating maintenance tricks. Learning about small service repairs that can save you unnecessary trip charges. Learning about air filtration methods and energy saving tips. Cherrywood residents, here is your chance to have your air conditioning and heating questions answered. Thermo Cool will be grilling and serving hot dogs, hamburgers and beans, prior to the program. Door prizes will be presented. Contact Geri at 352-2371675 to sign up for this seminar. St. Patricks DayOn March 16, Cherrywood will pull out all the stops and celebrate St. Patricks Day in style. Start planning now for this night of music and shenanigans. Doors open at 6 p.m. for finger foods served up in the clubhouse. Traditional Irish colors will decorate the clubhouse and Rich Becotte will be playing music of the Emerald Isle; not to mention our favorite dance tunes. Therell be lots of laugher and blarney and who knows; you may even find a Leprechauns pot of gold in the raffles and door prizes. Bring your favorite drinks and snacks too if you wish. Wear your favorite outfit of green and your dancing shoes then come out for a truly Irish celebration. See Geri for your tickets and dont miss St. Pattys Day at Cherrywood.Spotlight On Excellence Each week we present a person or persons who have an interesting past; a promising future or who have had an impact on the quality of life here in Cherrywood. This week we bring you a profile on a lady who has not only a fascinating past but who has made a real difference to the community as a whole. Her name is Patricia Stewart. Pat was born in Essex, England; a suburb of London. When World War II began, she was just a young girl and like many of the children of that generation, she was evacuated from the city. She and her mother fled to Wales to avoid the German air raids. Many of us can only imagine the terror and grief that a little girl would feel leaving behind her Papa, her family and friends; her bed, home and belongings; everything that was familiar to her. Unlike many children, Pat did have her mom with her as they stayed with relatives. Pats father was with the Royal Air Force in Bomber Command. The long years of the war were difficult on him as well. Constant danger and loneliness became a way of life for everyone that was left behind to face the onslaught of the Luftwaffe. For not only England as a nation, but for individuals and in this case Pats immediate family, it can be said as Winston Churchill put it, This was their finest hour. While she was in school in Wales and then when she returned to England, Pat learned to speak German, French and Latin. These language skills would help her later in life after her graduation from Woodford County High School. Shell Oil Corporation took an interest in Pat after the war ended. They provided not only a good salary but also housing and other benefits which helped her along the way. Pat was hired in the personnel department to screen and interview people for the company. She was so good at what she did that they promoted her and she became the youngest manager in that division of the corporate structure. An opening came up in Luxemburg and because of her work record and language abilities, Pat was offered the position. Seeking to broaden her opportunities and horizons, she jumped at the chance and was soon living and working in the small country that borders Germany. Partially because of her early childhood experiences and partly because of her nature, Pat is an independent person. This was evidenced one day at her work. The custodian who usually made the coffee for everyone was out sick. Since she was the only female in the office, the boss told her it was up to her to make the coffee. After a brief discussion, she obediently did as she was told. That was the last time she was ever asked to make coffee. As she related this story to your humble correspondent, I didnt have the inclination or the courage to ask her why it was the last time she was asked to make coffee. Sensing my curiosity she volunteered, You could stand a spoon in the cup. That was all the explanation I needed. One evening several of Pats girl friends asked her join them. They were going over to a nearby United States Air Force Base for a dance. Pat already had a romantic interest and wasnt too keen on the idea but eventually they convinced her to come along. It was there that she met an American by the name of Pete. He was a personnel specialist in the Air Force so they had their work in common. Pete and Pat fell in love and were married in her home country of England. This created some problems for the couple, of course. It was not long after the end of the war and suspicions were pretty high among all of the countries, even those that had fought together. Here was an English woman marrying an American citizen, living in Germany. By the time they were ready to return to the States, they had a daughter, Kathie, who was born in Germany. This was an immigration nightmare so Pete extended his enlistment to unravel the paperwork. Getting through all of the problems with documents; birth certificates; orders and such, Pete and Pat were finally CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD PAGE16 T he Art Club of Oak Run invites you to the 21st annual Fine Arts Show on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Palm Grove. The club, their friends and instructors will display beautiful drawings, paintings and sculpture. Cards, bookmarks and other fine arts will be for sale. The refreshments are free and you can buy a chance to win an original watercolor painting by Heather Doherty entitled On Lily Pond. Proceeds of the raffle go toward an art scholarship at College of Central Florida. Please come out and support your local artists. Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons September 2009 Showcase of Stars with host Ron Manford. It will air following FYI daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Feb. 22 to March 1.Performing Arts CompanyThe Performing Arts Company play, The Odd Couple, which will be on stage in the Palm Grove Club March 21st through the 24th, features Olive Madison and Florence Unger as the slob versus the neatnik and are they at each others throat! In Neil Simons hilarious contemporary comic classic, the female version, Olive invites the girls over for a game of Trivial Pursuit and an explosion of antics arises. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the Constanzela brothers Manolo and Jesus (pronounced Hayzoos.) What happens when Olive and Florence invite the Constanzuela brothers over for an evening of food, fun and frolic will have you holding your stomach from the laughter. Very funny indeed says the New York Post. Endearing says USA Today!! Ticket sales in the Orchid Club will be on Feb. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. and in March on the 9th from 8 to 10 a.m. Sales in the Palm Grove Club will be on March 11 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. All remaining sales will be by phone. Call Shari Weber at 352-854-0116 for the dinner theatre and Linda Noel for all other shows at 352-873-9908. Tickets for the 22nd through the 24th will also be sold at the door. Republican ClubThe Oak Run Republican Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the even-numbered months (February, April, June, August, October and December). Dues are $5 per person for the year. We welcome potential members to come to a meeting and decide if they would like to join. Coffee and cookies will be served. For information call Denise Leigh at 352-861-0559. Renaissance WomenWe will be going to tour backstage at Ocala Civic Theatre on Feb. 28. Meet at 10 a.m. in the overflow lot. Afterward we will eat at The Braised Onion at 1 p.m. Call Norma at 352-854-1910 or Gerri at 352-873-6868 for information and reservations. On March 6 we will dine at Royal Oaks at 5 p.m. Call Iris at 352-873-9990 or Pat at 352-854-7549. March 25 we will lunch at Chilis. Call Norma at 352-8541910. Our meeting on April 7 will include a picnic at the Island Club at 1 p.m. Cost is $10. Call Jessica at 352-8734551 or Pat at 352-854-7549. Renaissance Women is open to all women of Oak Run without regard to marital status. Our Lucky Charms DanceThe Ambassadors March dance, featuring music by The Keichers, is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Palm Grove. Ticket sales will be Monday, March 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the card room of the Orchid Club. For all other ticket requests, please call Carol Forgette at 352873-3074. The cost is $6 per person. Make your check payable to ORHA; please no cash. Garden Club meeting and plant saleWe meet the first Wednesday of the month. Please join us on March 6 between 9 and 9:30 a.m. for delicious refreshments. This will be a planning meeting for our big fundraiser to be held on March 16. Working together and volunteering to help is a great way to feel part of something. A lot of cooperation is needed from each of you for this huge event, set up, take down, food area, items needed for raffle, flowers/plants needed to sell, baked goods needed (packaged to sell), donations of gift cards, etc. It is a fun time to get involved. At the meeting we also will have our usual plant raffle, 50/50 raffle and Peggy Cornishs caring and sharing plant table. Our annual plant sale is our big money-making project, with proceeds going to College of Central Florida endowed scholarship fund for horticulture. Please mark your calendars for March 16 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. We will be holding our sale again this year at the Orchid Club, in and outside. We need your support to make it a success. The Sheriffs Bag Pipers will play at 10 a.m. and vendors will be there with a great plant selection, fresh produce, honey, blade sharpeners, jewelry, quilted purses, dog biscuits, silk flowers, photography, relish tasting, and glass painting. Our garden club members will provide more plants, baked goods, rummage sale, raffles, hot dogs, etc. March is the time of the year to add a new plant and spice up your yard. See you there. Fine Arts Show to take place this Sunday at Palm Grove Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN PAGE20 MONTHLY RENTAL APARTMENTS TRANSPORTATION ON OUR BUS WEEKLY HOUSEKEEPING OUTINGS AND DAILY SOCIALIZATION TWO MEALS A DAY STATE-OF-THE-ART FITNESS CENTER ASK US ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL. OFFERED FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY... LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 000E3AT Tours Tours Tours Tours Call to make a reservation for a lunch/tour. We would love to share with you what The Bridge Community is all about! We look forward to hearing from you soon. 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Veterans meetingOn Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m., the Veterans Club will feature a very special guest. William Wood of the Submarine Veterans of America Inc. will be our speaker. He will be bringing along a 24-foot working model of the Nautilus Submarine. William will demonstrate the workings; capabilities and living conditions on board the submarine as well as answer any questions you might have. In addition to this very unique presentation, March is nominations for officers. We will accept nominations for the positions of president; vice president; secretary; treasurer and trustee/sergeant at arms. Nominations are open from the March meeting until the April election. If you would like to run for an office, or if you would like to nominate some one for an office, please come and bring your nomination to the meeting. Our meetings, unless otherwise noted, are open to all of the residents of Cherrywood. Please feel free to come out and see for yourself all of the good works our veterans do throughout the year. The Veterans Club is grateful for the support and help of all our residents. As always, free liquid refreshments will be served on the patio following the meeting. Marion County Kidney Foundation 5KIts almost here; the Marion County Kidney Foundation 5 K run/walk Cherrywood has jumped at the opportunity to take part in this worthy cause. Under the leadership of Holly Bragdon and inspired by one of our beloved residents, Skip Smith; nearly 40 people have volunteered to take part in this years event. Sponsored by the Marion County Kidney Foundation, this annual race takes place at 4225 S.E. 58th Ave.; Baseline Road Florida Greenway Trail. On March 2 at 6:30 in the morning our stalwart participants will gather at the clubhouse and car pool over to the site. At 8 a.m. the runners will begin the 5K race with the walkers following at 8:05. The good news is there is still time to sign up and certainly still time to pledge. We will even accept runners and donors who are not members of the Cherrywood community. Just call Holly at 352-873-8223 and learn how you can be a part of this special event. At the race site there will be vendors giving away free gifts; live bands will provide great music; there will be childrens activities and much, much more. This family friendly event is a blast for spectators and participants alike. The Marion County Kidney Foundation is a totally volunteer organization whose purpose is to educate and provide services to residents of Marion County. We are proud to support this group for the second year in a row.Comedy NightThere are still a few tickets left for Spring Comedy Fest on March 4. Choose from either the early show at 5:30 p.m. or the late show at 7:30. Tickets are free but you must see Geri in the office to sign up. The Social Committee; Chris Zacco and Cherrywood Property Management are sponsoring Jim Moody, a first class comedian and magician who is billed as the Crowd Teaser. Jim has performed at venues around the country and describes his act as, Out of sleeve magic with off the cuff comedy. Light snacks, lemonade and iced tea will be served so get your tickets; get your friends and neighbors and come out for a free evening of laugher and awe. Its comedy night at Cherrywood.Blood drive From 9 a.m. until noon on March 27, the bloodmobile will be at Cherrywood to get donations of life-saving blood. There is an urgent need for blood all year around but with so many northerners down for the winter, the need is even greater. Please see Geri and sign up to donate. Giving blood is a quick and easy procedure because of the professional personnel on hand. Dont be nervous or afraid; instead, be a hero; save a life; give blood. Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 Feathered Friends front row: Marion O'Hern, Sandra Brotherhood, JimJim Cooper, Patty Accomando, Olga Marie Koehler, Diane Desin and Mary Harrald; back row: Cookie Walters, Pat Stewart, Ruth Hurley, Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD PAGE14 Oak Run TravelAll of our current trips are doing extremely well with the sale of tickets but here are two that still have limited tickets remaining: On April 12 come to Daytona on our Trip 20 we call Light and Life of Ponce Inlet to experience a guided tour of the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Then we go aboard an excursion boat to see the tremendous variety of wildlife and look for the playful dolphins and many kinds of birds. Lunch is at a local restaurant at which a menu of seafood, salad or sandwiches is offered as part of the cost of the trip. Then on to a wildlife rehab center where they help the sea turtles and other wildlife get back to nature. Call Joann and Jan Flickenger. Our Mothers Day trip on May 12 will be at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre. Doo-Wop Dreams is the show and this all-new Golden Oldies musical will be sure to please. Get ready to snap your fingers and tap your feet. The cost is $58 per person which includes the lunch buffet at 1:30 p.m. and the show at 3 p.m. plus bus drivers tip. Call Carol and Don Forgette. Royal Oaks 18-Hole Womens Golf On Feb. 12 we played the Pick Your Partner Tournament on a warm day with a noon shotgun. We had 28 couples playing the best net ball of the couple The winners in the Bonnie and Clyde flight were: 1st Place Judy and Mickey Klein; 2nd place, Pat and Dick Blackburn; 3rd place, Elsa and Dick Berbig. In the George and Gracie flight the winners were: 1st place, Leslie and Dick Rizzo; in 2nd place with a 5-way tie were, the Lavaccas, Smith and Timmermeyer, the Edwards, the Terrys and the Houghtons. In the Ricky and Lucie flight the winners were: 1st place, Gayle and Wayne Feeman; 2nd place, Ginger and Bruce Drake; 3rd place, Carolyn and Larry Collins. A fun day was followed by a happy hour, a delicious dinner catered by Royal Oaks Golf Club and entertainment by Sally Langwah and husband Roy.ORWGAThe winners of the Feb. 7 low net tournament are listed in order of finish in each flight. Flight A: Jennie Buccella, Marti Babb, Joan Klier. Flight B: Phyllis Robinson, Donna Huffman, Annette Carini. Flight C: Olive Adler, Ruby Shepard, Evelyn Exell. Flight D: Sharon Scrivens, Ginny Simons, Pat Anderson.. Closest to the pin: Joan Klier. Chip-in: Pat Anderson. The winners of the Valentines Day low net tournament are listed in order of finish. Flight A: Connie Bingham, Marge Richardson, Marge Rymarcsuk. Flight B: Marlena Yaich, Phyllis Robinson, Sue Elie. Flight C: Nancy Reichenbacher, LaVerne Browand, Anita Caruso. Flight D: Mary Hart, Ann Hurr, Sharon Scrivens. Closest to the pin: Connie Bingham. No chip-ins. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 0 0 0 D C K Q Sunday Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Matt Hunt Assoc. Pastor Kevin Hunt (Independent) 6158 SW Hwy. 200 Jasmine Plaza Ocala, FL 34476 873-4705 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! 000D7EJ Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000CPSM S u n d a y W o r s h i p 8 : 1 5 a m & 1 1 : 0 0 a m S u n d a y S c h o o l 9 : 4 5 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 CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY Proclaiming Good News SERVICES Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. 000DNZC Everyone is welcome Thomas Markham, Pastor 352-237-6950 9644 SW Hwy. 484, Ocala (Near State Road 200) Located a mile west of SR 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) Expository Bible Teaching Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 PM 000DMCH Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher Phone (352) 861-9080 JOIN US IN WORSHIP 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 000DANR Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Monday Morning Christians Bible Studies Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Southwest Christian Church 000COJM 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 7768 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www.countrysideocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Worship 10:30 am Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am Tuesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Pastor Gary O. Marshall Inspiring Traditional Worship 000DT3J 9524 S.W. 105th St., Ocala 237-2640 Sunday Sunday School . . 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship . 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship . . . 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . 7 p.m. Youth Alive . . . . . 7 p.m. Friendship Baptist Church A Place of New Spiritual Beginnings 000DGAB Pastor Randy & Linda Brown 000DOXB 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 000DTCQ A Progressive Community of Faith in the Heart of Central Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didnt reject people. Neither do we. First Congregational United Church of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000DG9D 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm 1:30 Spanish Service Tuesday 7pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Thursday Bible Study 6:30 to 7:30 Youth 7pm Friday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley 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 D P 7 L Revs. Terry & Mary Beth Harper, Pastors See us on Facebook Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 www.maranathabaptistc.org Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA (Aug.-May) . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 000E2ZF PREACHING THE TRUTH IN LOVE 525 Marion Oaks Trail, Ocala 75 484 484 Exit 341 SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 MARION OAKS COURSE 000DT60 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www.ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103 rd St Pi ne Run OT OW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... Rev. Alan Jefferson 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 Children & Youth Ministries Traditional Worship 8:00 & 11:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. 000DP93 College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. Ronnie Walker, 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 Wednesday 6:30 PM Children/Student Ministries 6:30 PM Mid-Week Bible Study www.collegeroad.org 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 000DZ3M CERTIFIED MEDICAL SYSTEMS 7265 SW 62nd Ave. #1 Ocala, FL 34476 237-4146 Toll Free 1-877-322-0873 New and Used Auto Lifts installed and serviced 26 years in the mobility industry Satisfaction guaranteed Factory trained sales and service personnel Medicare, insurance & third party billing SCOOTER LIFTS POWER WHEELCHAIR SCOOTER LIFT CHAIR WHEELCHAIR VANS Large Inventory 000DMSG Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com I n spite of it being one of the coldest nights of the new year, over 60 people, many of them wearing red, celebrated Valentines Day at our annual dance. The clubhouse was brightly decorated; the refreshments included an endless supply of fruits; cheeses and sweets; and the music was perfect. Rich Becotte, our resident DJ, was right on the money with his song selection mixing romantic slow dances with line dancing favorites and up beat rock n roll. He took requests as people danced the night away to the tunes that brought back fond memories. Over 50 people took advantage of getting their picture taken by Lentz for the collage that will go up in the clubhouse as well as for their own personal use. Smiles abounded not only for the photographs but for the evening as a whole. A door prize along with raffles completed the evening as nearly everyone stayed until the last song of the night. On a cold night, the warmth of friendship; fellowship and love brought out the best in all who were there. Congratulations to Eve and Rich and the Activities Committee on a great evening. Feathered Friends? While it may be hard to believe, a week ago your humble reporter didnt know that a group called the Feathered Friends even existed. This group of fun loving ladies has a history that goes back several years but apparently is the best kept secret of Cherrywood. Pat Stewart (see Spotlight on Excellence in this column) was the founder of the group which is an offshoot of the Red Hat Society. For those of you not familiar with the Red Hat Society, it was founded in California by Sue Ellen Cooper. She was inspired by a poem written by Jenny Josephs which reads in part, When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat that doesnt go and doesnt suit me. Primarily the society promotes social interaction and bonding among women. In pursuit of this goal, our ladies scheduled monthly field trips to a wide variety of locations; enjoyed lunches together and shared experiences. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, our independent ladies decided to break their ties and formed the Feathered Friends. For the past several years, they continued to meet and share the deep friendships that characterize the group. Last week the Feathered Friends went to Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards for a tour and tasting. As usual, everyone had a good time and most went to lunch at the Red Oak Restaurant immediately following the tour. Members who attended are shown in accompanying photo. They are; Sandra Brotherhood, Jim Jim Cooper; Patty Accomando; Olga Marie Keohler; Diane Desin; Mary Harrald; Marion OHern; Cookie Walters; Pat Stewart; Ruth Hurley; Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. Camera Club field trip On Friday, March 1 at 9:45 in the morning, the Camera Club will meet at the clubhouse to car pool over to Rainbow Springs State Park for a photo shoot. The natural beauty of the park with its waterfalls; wildlife and abundance of flowers makes it an ideal spot for taking pictures. Admission to the park is only $2 per person. You can get a copy of directions and a map of the park from Geri so be sure and stop by and see her. We are hoping for a big turn out for this event so even if you are not a member of the camera club, you are welcome to come along. Photos taken at this outing will be judged at our next meeting on the first Friday of April. Please note that April will be our last meeting until next fall as we take the summer off. Karaoke Night On Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Karaoke returns to the clubhouse at Cherrywood. Promising to be bigger and better than ever, we are encouraging everyone to come out and share in the good times. You would be surprised at the quality and quantity of talent that you and your fellow residents have. Bill LaVertue and company will have a huge selection of songs played on brand new state of the art equipment to enhance and compliment everyones singing voice. Bring your favorite refreshments, liquid and otherwise, to this free evening of relaxed enjoyment. You might be discovered by a talent agent or more likely, youll just have a good time with friends and neighbors. See you Saturday evening. Accordion ClubOn Wednesday evening, Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m., our Accordion Club under the direction of Dick Richards will again strike up the music. Dick brings together dozens of musicians of every type and bent. While accordions are the predominate instrument, they are complimented by trumpet players; saxophonists; drummers; guitarists; and key board players. If you like big band sounds or pops; if your preference is polkas or easy listening; and if you enjoy something in between, youll find your taste satisfied at these excellent monthly jam session-concerts. Every level of player can be found at these gatherings which are reminiscent of the old days when crowds would gather at the band stand in the village square. Professional musicians share with beginners and intermediate players and the music is terrific. Of course admission is free to all residents so bring your favorite refreshments; bring your friends; bring your neighbors but be at the Accordion Club. Come early to ensure that you can find a seat for some fantastic performances. Valentines Day at Cherrywood draws a crowd to clubhouse Cherrywood John Everlove Those attending the Valentines Day dance apparently had a good time. Chris Houskin at the Accordion Club. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD PAGE13 O h my goodness!!! If you missed this years Sweetheart Ball, you missed out! It was a blast! Never has anyone seen so many people dancing, laughing and having a great time singing along with the oldies. The gentleman playing was a one man band, who played the saxophone and the guitar. Wonderfully, he was proficient on both. The music was tailored for anyone 50 to 90 years old, and the songs were so evenly matched between slow and fast everyone had several chances to dance their hearts out. Now personally, I prefer the fast ones, so I can shake it up a bit. But my older friends, and the married ones, like to smooch and cuddle. We all had opportunities to do both. Sweethearts abounded, there was love in the air, and what a terrific time we all had. ShuffleboardNow being a child of the 50s and 60s, just like most other kids, I learned to play shuffleboard on the concrete of my schools playground. It wasnt exactly a sport back then, but we all learned to play. As most other kids did, as we got older we learned that it was considered an old folks game. Well let me tell you, theres nothing old folks about the way they play it on the court behind the clubhouse here! Ed Durham says its the meanest, most competitive game around. When the guys get together to play, they are in it to win. So, when I stopped by to take a picture of the players, I was surprised to see that they asked me to play a game or two. Also to my surprise, it was fun! I mean a lot of fun. They really are very competitive, it is a game of skill, luck, and defense. But the competition is friendly, the men are very willing to help a newbie, and it was excellent to be out in the fresh air in the evening. What really surprised me the most was that they welcomed a female into the group to play. Now ladies, here is your chance! Its not a rough sport, and it takes only practice. The men abound, and its free. What are you waiting for? There are all sorts of personalities involved, its friendly and there is silly joke telling along the way, mostly thanks to Ed. They claim that practice makes perfect. They play Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:30 to 8. Drop by just to watch, or just jump right in and play your heart out! CribbageAnyone interested in playing Cribbage is asked to sign in at the Clubhouse to begin to have a good time. Teams are forming now, and the sign up sheet will be available to all. HorseshoesLooking for horseshoe players! Ed Durham will be glad to help all who are willing to try to play. Beginners are welcome and treated with TLC! Ladies are welcomed with open arms, and would be well taught for as they learn. Its so much fun, youll come to play again and again! Besides, the fresh air in the morning starts your day off right! The gaming starts at 9 a.m., and goes on until whenever.Personal OpinionNow my personal opinion is this. We all live in a beautiful area. There is so much to do, there are so many things to learn, why not support both your community and your area, by joining in on the fun. Most people stay at home and watch television like it is all there is to do. But studies show, that those who get out, make friends and are active, live the longest, and have the fullest lives. Why not try one new thing this month? Get out, and check out something you never did before. What have you got to lose? You might just make a new friendship, or learn something brand new! Go for it! Ann Brennan can be reached at 352342-9466 or nickevan7@hotmail.com. Sweetheart Ball was a blast Spruce Creek North Ann Brennan Ed Durham at the shuffleboard courts. Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza 8 7 3 0 2 2 3 Ocala, Florida 8 7 3 0 2 2 3 873-0223 SATURDAY TUESDAY ONE LARGE ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 $6.99 With purchase of beverage. Exp. 3/8/13 MONDAY 20% OFF 20% OFF LUNCH LUNCH Excluding Tues., Sat., and Specials. With purchase of beverage. 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Christs Church of Marion CountySaturday, Feb. 23: Mens Prayer Group, 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25: Bible Study, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wed., Feb. 27: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28: Prayer and Praise Group, 9 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Free English classesCollege Road Baptist Church, 5010 S.W. College Road, continues teaching ESL (English as Second Language) each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are free, as is child care, and youth programs. Assistance with applying for citizenship is also offered. Enroll any Wednesday. Call 352-854-6981, or 352-237-5641 for more information. Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church on Feb. 24 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Studying through the Book of Acts, the adult classes are taught by Bill Wallett in the Auditorium and the Ladies Class, in the Fellowship Hall, taught by Linda Brown. At the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Just Wait Till He Stands Up arranged by Mike Speck. Pastor Randall Brown will be bringing a stimulating Bible Message from the Word of God to the hearts of the people. The Sunday Evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. FBC also meets on Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Bible Study and Prayer. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 S.W. 105th St., off of State Road 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org. Chabad of Marion County Purim in New York City is Chabad of Marion Countys creative twist this year on their traditional Purim party, to accommodate the anticipated crowds of men, women and children who throng Chabad for their annual Purim celebrations. On Purim, Chabad is the place to be! Chabads grand Purim Bash will be held at the Hilton of Ocala, Sunday, Feb. 24, 5 p.m. The celebration will begin with a unique Multimedia Megillah Reading, followed by exciting, music, hamentashen, Authentic New York Deli dinner buffet, face painting and a live Broadway Show. In the spirit of Purim, come in a New York style costume to be included in the lively competition where judges will award prizes to contestants with the most innovative or funny costumes. All are welcome to join regardless of affiliation or background, no membership required. The cost is $12 per adult and free under the age of 12. Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people, in the year 3405 from Creation (356 bce), from Hamans plot to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day. (Purim literally means lots for Haman determined the day of annihilation by throwing a lottery.) It is observed by public readings of the megillah Scroll of Esther, sending food portions to friends, giving gifts of money to the poor, and enjoying a festive meal accompanied with joyous drink. To RSVP or for more information on Chabads Purim festivities or more on the holiday of Purim and its observances, contact Chabad of Marion County at 352-291-2218 info@jewishmarion.org or log on to www.JewishMairon.org Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com RELIGION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Friday, Feb 22: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., R Music for You, Rich Rodriquez karaoke 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Larry and Nancy steak night 5-7 p.m. Timeless Motown, 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Daytona 500 food, 15 p.m. Bar Bingo 3-5 p.m. Monday, Feb, 25: Coney Dogs 12 Officers meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Dart League 5:45 9 p.m., food specials 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27: LOOM meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb 28: cards 1 p.m., open darts 5p.m.-shuffleboard 7 p.m. Friday, March 1: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., Entertainment by Solid Gold 6-10 p.m. West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, open for members and qualified guests, 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of State Road 200 across from Oak Run entrance. Phone is 352-854-2200. West Marion Moose activities Recently at the award presentation of the District 16, Fred Pulis was awarded Moose of the Year for the District 16 Loyal Order Of Moose. Pulis has been member of West Marion Moose Lodge 2356 since 2006, the chairman of the Family Assistance Fund since 2007, is the chairman of the lodge auditing committee, serves on the nominating committee and was a threeyear trustee. He has worked diligently on the golf committee and was ad hoc parliamentarian for six years. Fred is also commander of the American Legion Post 354 in Ocala and chairman of the children and youth projects. In addition to receiving the award for this district, Pulis name has been forwarded for competition for International Moose of the Year at the convention in May Pulis receives Moose award Read the classifieds Marions Most Wanted Cindy Marie Baez, 19, felony bench warrant failure to appear pretrial conference principal to fraudulent use of a credit/debit card. Jeannette L. Bass (Deavers), 31, felony order to take into custody forgery of a traffic citation, driving while license suspended or revoked, providing false name/identification to law enforcement officer. Joseph M. Dye, 20, felony order to take into custody, felony fleeing or attempting to elude. Paul Dupree Johnson, 41, felony bench warrant failure to appear for jury selection principal to robbery with a firearm, sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine. Rico Vontay Savage, 33, felony violation of probation warrant possession of cocaine, carjacking, burglary of a dwelling, aggravated battery upon pregnant victim, possession of firearm by convicted felon, fleeing or attempting to elude, aggravated assault with a firearm. Andrew S. Skinner, 29, felony violation of probation warrant burglary of a dwelling, dealing in stolen property, giving false verification of ownership to pawnbroker. BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.com Entertainment and bowling news make up this weeks OTOW Happenings! OTOW EntertainmentOn Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m., The Entertainment Group closes its 2012-2013 series with the show Ken McBride Himself, a native of Waterford, Ireland (It is St. Patricks, month of course), brought to by long-time sponsors, Doctors Lynn and Goldstein ,of the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala. Kens expansive repertoire extends from the classical selections to the contemporary style of Sinatra to Billy Joel, from the favorite songs of his native Ireland, to Broadway Show Tunes, to the music of today. His acclaimed rendition of the Phantom of the Opera is truly a musical spectacular to be seen and heard. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and every M-WF thereafter. Thanks to the staff at the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala, ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $10 reserved, with a maximum of four people per purchase and is for residents of OTOW communities and Indigo East only.Lions Club The Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by the OTOW Lions Club will be held on April 12 at the Hilton Hotel in Ocala. The Cash Bar will open at 5 p.m. Hors doeuvres, unique creations specifically for this event, by Chef Randal White, will be served at 6, along with the silent auction. The fashion show will begin at 6:30. James Vincent Wynn is the director of this event and will provide entertainment and also conduct the silent auction. Ticket costs are as follows: $30 per individual, $55 for a party of two, and $275 for a party of 10. To purchase tickets, contact Lion Wendy Phillips at via e-mail at wendyp1946ad@aol.com. Checks should be made out to the OTOW Lions Club and sent to P .O. Box 772733, Ocala, Florida 34477. Organizations, businesses, and clubs that wish to enter a model as a contestant should contact Lion Joan Greve at 352-854-8314 or via email at lioneloise@gmail.com or maggiemagoo@yahoo.com a.s.a.p. Those interested in sponsoring this event should contact PDG Lion Estelle Clark at 352-861-7358 or via email at maggiemagoo@yahoo.com. Sponsors are classified as follows, based on the amount of money given: Diamond-$5,000; Sapphire$2,500; Platinum-$1,000; Gold-$500, and Silver-$250. Sponsors at these levels will have their ads placed in the event program. Individuals who make a donation of a minimum of $35 will be listed in the program guide as Friends of the OTOW Lions Club. Comprehensive information about the Recycled Trashy Fashion Show is now available online at www.otowlionsclub.org. Check it out and join in the fun! The Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by OTOW Lions Club is bound to sell out early, and you dont want to miss it, so get your tickets early! Travel ToppersAlthough it is only February, start making your plans now so you dont miss out on the Travel Toppers Mothers Day Trip. On Sunday, May 12, there is a trip to the Show Palace Dinner Theater to see Doo Wop Dreams. This is a lively new show with song, dance, and musical comedy, featuring Golden Oldies and is perfect for everyone. The cost is $73 for the show, a delicious buffet, and coach and tips for meal and driver. Due to contract dates, reservations will begin on Feb. 25. Call your requests to Linda Hein at 352-861-9880 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. There is also a trip there to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat on March 23. The trip is full, but there is a waiting list for any cancellations. Call Audrey Mangan at 352-854-7074 to be added to the waiting list. BowlingThe Pin Poppers have replaced OSIMA as the #1 team, effective with the Dec. 17 standings and have retained the #1 spot for six straight weeks. They are followed closely by the Strikers and the Pushovers. High male bowler is Rick DAddio, with a 175.82, followed closely by Bill Hull, with a 175.82, and Art Buecher, with a 174.87. High female bowlers are Linda McIntyre and Helen Bailey, with 156.60, followed by Hedy Schamal with a 149.58. High games for the men include Bob Vitale, with a 227, Elliott Wilkens 224, Norm Hebert 242 and 202, Joe Jingco, 209, Pete Gorczok, 211, Bill Hull, 206, 204 and 220, Rick DAddio, 226, 224 and 214, Renato Molas, 212 and 229, and Jerry Roney, 200, 232 and 204. High games for the women include Lynn Shepherd, with a 217, Barbara Reynolds, 200, Pam Monk, 210 and Linda McIntyre, 204. There are only nine more weeks until the end of the season and then, on April 22, there is a banquet, prizes and delicious food! Entertainment Group performs at OTOW Get into the swing of things for a great cause the 22nd annual golf tournament to benefit Ocala Civic Theatre returns on Friday, April 19 at Candler Hills Golf Club. The tournament will begin with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is $75 per person, which includes a box lunch, on-course water and sodas, free range balls, greens fees, a cart, and goodie bags. There also will be more than 50 on-course and door prizes. Men and women are both welcome to play. Create your own foursome, or we will be happy to assist you. Sorry, no professionals are allowed to play. Sponsors are essential to the success of any tournament. There are opportunities to contribute as a corporate, scorecard, hole, raffle, or door prize sponsor. Sponsors will be recognized at the course the day of the tournament, and a sponsor listing also will be displayed in the Theatre lobby during the run of Guys and Dolls from May 16 to June 9. As a bonus, sponsors who donate $100 or more will receive a certificate for a foursome to play at Candler Hills Golf Club in the future. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Mary Britt at 352-236-2851 or e-mail mbritt@ocalacivictheatre.com. Golf tourney at Candler benefits theatre If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimers disease, or have been recently diagnosed with the disease, Emeritus Ocala West would like to invite you to our monthly support groups. In addition to peer support, the groups will also invite specialists in the field who can answer questions about Dementia and Alzheimers disease, its causes, how a diagnosis is made and current research, as well as coping mechanisms for caregivers. Emeritus Ocala West staff will be available to discuss our unique Join Their Journey Program. There is no cost to attend this group and everyone who is living with a friend or family member with Dementia or Alzheimers is encouraged to attend. Support groups are the second Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or the last Thursday of every month from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please contact Tanja Papa, Memory Care Director at 352-861-4444 for more information. Emeritus Ocala West is at 9070 S.W. 80th Ave., Ocala. Alzheimers caregivers can join support group Read the classifieds www.gemgalleriajewelers.com www.consignmentjewelryocala.com PAT & RICH LAUGEN, Gemologist, AJP, Goldsmith 8441 SW SR 200 Ste 101 Friendship Center Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 9-1 237-2240 Representing Ocala area residents for over 40 years The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements Before you decide, ask us to send free written information about our qualifications and experience. 7743 S.W. S.R. 200 Between Fire Station & Circle Square, next to Mulch Emporium 237-9225 W.E. BISHO P JR. 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Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Friday evening Shabbat service at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Collins Resource Center, at Timber Ridge, State Road 200, Building 300 in Ocala. The service will be led by Rabbi Karen Allen, who will give insights into the upcoming holiday of Purim as well commentary on the weekly Torah portion.. The service will feature joyous music and congregation participation. All are warmly welcome to attend and experience Reconstructionist Judaism. For further information, contact Judi at 352-237-8277 or email bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com. Congregation Beth Israel will celebrate the joyous festival of Purim on Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Collins Center. The celebration with begin with the reading of the Megillah, the Scroll of Esther, followed by a covered dish brunch and the telling of jokes and other Purim frivolities. All are warmly welcome to join in the fun and levity! For further information please contact Lois 352291-1308 or Janis 352-861-6732 and indicate what food you will be bringing. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a liberal, inclusive, progressive Jewish community affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement.Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com for school, the study found that Head Start had little to no positive impact on the cognitive abilities or emotional well-being of its participants, and even showed a negative impact in certain areas. After nearly 50 years running, the flagship federal preschool program Head Start does not give children any measurable head start at all. Something that does help children prepare for school and beyond is stronger families, a subject the president also mentioned in his State of the Union address. According to respected sociologist Dr. Pat Fagan, over a million American children suffer the divorce of their parents each year. We cannot have secure, well-prepared, confident children if we continue to sustain a culture of no-fault divorce, cohabitation and hook-ups that produce kids but no families. And as far as the use of federal dollars goes, Ive got a better idea for President Obama. Rather than taking our money and setting up government schools for babies, why not give that money back to moms and dads and let them decide whats best for their families? Cathy Ruse, J.D., is senior legal fellow at the Family Research Council. T hroughout the years, I have come up with a few schemes. None of which has ever done me anything good, and yet I still spend the energy to try to come up with one that will. It all began quite innocently enough as a Christmas present. When it comes to shopping for Christmas presents I just flop triumphantly. I was not made to go shopping. When I get into a mall, I begin to feel the walls closing in on me. I develop a panic, begin sweating profusely and then head for my car without looking back. About the Christmas present. Aha, that was the solution to my Christmas shopping and a brilliant scheme that would benefit both of us. This past Christmas I purchased for my lovely wife a round-trip ticket to New York to visit her family for a week. A week of her enjoying her family and they reciprocating the enjoyment. I did mention it was a round-trip ticket. I do not mind sending her away as long as it includes a plan to return. Now, the brilliant side of my scheme. While she is in New York visiting with her relatives, I would be king of the castle. I have been looking forward to this for a long time. She gets to have fun with her relatives, and I get to have fun with myself. For the week, I will turn our rather pleasant little domicile into a rip, snorting man cave. Ah, the thought of it was wonderful. The house would be mine for a week, and nobody would be supervising me. Nothing I like more than a week of no supervision. Oh sure, I could get into a lot of trouble, but whats life for if we cannot sample a wee bit of trouble occasionally. For one, I would be in charge of the menu for the week. I was really looking forward to this. Before she left, my wife made me promise that I would eat my fruits and vegetables and I would have a balanced diet every day. With a twinkle in my eye, more twinklely than normal, I agreed to her stipulations. I had my diet already planned in my head. For a whole week, there would be no such things as salads for every meal. How she can come up with the variety of salads she serves is beyond my aching head. She honestly believes that a salad makes the world go round. Now, no salads in this house, correction, man cave, for a whole week. I love it when a plan comes together. I shall be faithful to the fruits and vegetable regimen she made me promise. After all, one womans vegetable is another mans speculation. My main vegetable of the week would be (drum roll) carrot cake. Dont try to tell me carrot is not a vegetable. I will sick Bugs Bunny on you if you do. I plan to have a carrot every day of the week. And for fruit? You guessed it. Apple fritters. You know the old saying, An Apple fritter a day makes any man happy. I have made every plan to be happy this week. I am not sure if the bakery is going to be able to keep up with my orders this week. A man has to have his fruit. My basic philosophy during this week is summed up in the old saying, The world could end at any minute. Eat dessert first! My dessert of course is fruit by nature. A banana split. Any meal that begins with a banana split is going to be an awesome meal to be sure. It was only Thursday when I became aware of something. There was this smell in the house. I looked into the kitchen area and dishes were piled upon the counter. The table where I usually sit down to eat was filled with all kinds of stuff. I do not want to know what it was. I looked in the bedroom, the laundry basket was full and overflowing and I could not see the bed. I thought to myself, why are these things piling up? They would not do that if my wife were here. Are they trying to embarrass me or what? I stood in the kitchen with my hands on my hips and I was about to give this man cave a good piece of my mind. Then I stopped. At that moment, I realized I had become my wife. Perhaps, and I am just making a suggestion here, I have gained a new appreciation for my better half. Things just do not happen around the house. Somebody has to make them happen. By Friday, I had come to my senses and realized the old saying I did not quite appreciate until this week. Two can live cheaper than one. I am not sure about the cheaper part of it, but I know two can live cleaner than one, especially if that one is Yours Truly. I thought of a Bible verse throughout the week, Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered (1 Peter 3:7). After all these years, I am just beginning to understand what it means to dwell with my wife. Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. As brilliant schemes go, this one didnt make it Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder RUSECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Religion PLEASESEERELIGION PAGE11 THE AVIATORS WIFE By Melanie Benjamin A nne Morrow had always lived in the shadows of othersin her famous fathers, in her more beautiful sisters and finally in that of the handsome hero of a celebrated solo flight across the AtlanticCharles Lindbergh. Author Melanie Benjamin tells us why she wanted to tell Annes story: It seemed to me, as I studied her, standing always slightly behind her husband, that there was a sly smile, a gleam in her eyes that she was always suppressing; a secret strength hidden from the world and even at times from herself. This was Anne Morrow Lindbergh whose story I wanted to tell. Its time for Anne to step out from behind her husbands shadow. In 1927 Anne, the shy daughter of a millionaire ambassador, leaves college to spend Christmas with her family in Mexico. There she meets Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his triumphant solo flight. Despite his attention toward her, she continues to believe that his real interest is in her vibrant sister Elizabeth. Only when he invites her to fly with himan adventure that opens a while new world to herdoes she believe his intentions: But nothing could have prepared me for this moment. Nothing could have prepared me for marriage to a man like Charles Lindbergh. Here was a man who was good, brave, driven; these were the qualities I knew about him. That there were many more qualities, as yet hidden, occurred to me as well. Those hidden qualities would prove painful over a long marriage and stun her with his deathbed confession. And there was early tragedy to deal with when their first child was kidnapped and murdered. Six children would follow but Anne would never get over her grief at little Charlies cruel death. As her husbands co-pilot, navigator, and companion time and again she was forced to leave her children with nannies and pressured to have more pregnancies than doctors thought wise. And Charles was away without her a great deal. So she turned to writing. Over the years the Lindbergh star is tarnished as rumors spread about Charles anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies. Still, the strained marriage endures. In earlier books Benjamin brought to life the lovers of Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingways first wife Hadley. Here in The Aviators Wife she opens the door to a woman who always guarded her privacy. An engrossing read from a skillful writer. The story of Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Life in the shadows Bookmark Pat Wellington PHOTO BY MIKE ROPPELIcy flower This flower collected a coating of ice earlier this week during the hard freeze. It is hoped it survived. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with On Top of the World Communities Master the Possibilities (MTP) Education Program and Central Florida College SLI offers the following programs free and open to the public. Black Ocala: An Oral History will be held in the Webber Center at CFC. The remaining programs will be held in the Master the Possibilities Education Center located at 8415 S.W. 80th St. Contact: Allie Gore at 352-861-6303 or lwvocala@gmail.com. February 26, 7 p.m., Black Ocala: An Oral History at Webber Center, College of Central Florida. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offer a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. March 6, 2 p.m., One Woman, One Vote, Webber Center. The 70-year battle for womens suffrage is the subject of this gripping documentary. One Woman, One Vote documents the struggles both of the leaders and the women who fought alongside them. From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Alice Paul, this film follows the fight for equal rights. Though the U.S. called itself the worlds greatest democracy yet more than half of its citizens were denied the right to vote. March 13, 2 p.m., Webber Center, Go Back In Time With Susan B. Anthony. Deirdre Macnab, state president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, will appear as Susan B. Anthony to take the audience back in time. A time when women could not own property, have custody of children, get a university education, earn a paying wage. Womens struggle for the right to vote in America ushered in an unprecedented revolution in our society which resulted in changing the roles of men and women. This historic transformation should be a reminder of how societys change, a jumping off point for discussions going on today regarding womens health and the changing roles of women in society. March 20, 2 p.m., Miss Representation documentary, Webber Center. An inside look at the media and its message. As the most pervasive force of communication in our culture, media is educating yet another generation that a womans primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality and not in her capacity to lead, making it difficult for women to obtain leadership positions and for girls to reach their full potential. March 27, 2 p.m., Whats A Woman To Do? Webber Center. Whats a woman to do when she thinks her child is not receiving the kinds of educational experiences that he or she deserves and she is worried about the direction the local school board is taking; or when she thinks the unbridled growth in her community is negatively impacting the quality of life; and when she discovers the wells in her neighborhood are polluted or running dry........well what does a woman do? She gathers her courage and her friends around her and she runs for political office. Three women who have taken that leap into the arena of politics, Gail Cross, the first woman elected to the county commission, Carmen Maines who ran for the school board in a race against another woman, and Angelia Boynton recently elected as the first black woman to the school board, will share with us their decisions and their experiences. League of Women Voters, Master the Possibilities offer free programs Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Making higher learning accessible to aspiring students is the goal of the annual Calendar Dinner, hosted by the employees of Hospice of Marion County, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the areas local not-for-profit hospice. The Calendar Dinner is a theme-based fundraiser with elaborate decorations depicting each month of the year. Held at the Ocala Hilton, Saturday, March 9, 2013, 6-9 p.m., the fundraisers proceeds go to the children and grandchildren of employees who are accepted to receive scholarships. Now in its 7th year, the event has helped many students further their careers. While employee-sponsored, the Calendar Dinner is open to anyone. The $30 ticket includes dinner, entertainment, photos and a chance at both live and silent auctions. Organizers are Fay Gordon-McKenzie (873-7456), Terry Burton (854-5275) or Colleen Bacheldor (873-7400.) 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES E ating for heart health is actually easier and more delicious than you might think. When you have a good plan and plenty of mouthwatering recipes, youll enjoy taking care of your heart. According to the FDA, diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Here are some tips to help you make these kinds of heart-smart choices: Choose leaner cuts of meat. You can find plenty of delicious options such as skin less chicken, lean pork and beef. And Apple Crisp Total Time: 65 minutes Makes: 6 servings 5 cups peeled apple slices 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon tapioca 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, melted Preheat oven to 350F. Mix apples, 1/4 cup sugar, lemon juice, tapioca and cinna mon in large bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. To make topping, stir crushed cereal, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and margarine in medium bowl until well blended. Spread apple mixture in ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with cereal topping. Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is browned and apples are tender when pierced with fork. Savory Meatloaf Total Time: 75 minutes Makes: 12 servings 2 eggs 1 cup milk 2 pounds lean ground beef 3 biscuits Post Original Shredded Wheat Cereal, crushed 1 can (8 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat oven to 375F. Beat eggs and milk in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Shape meat mixture into oval loaf in shallow baking pan. Bake 1 hour or until cooked through (160F). Variation: Prepare as directed, using fat-free milk and substituting 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product for the eggs and 2 pounds thawed frozen ground turkey for the ground beef.Grab n Go Peanut Butter BarsTotal Time: 10 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 bar per serving) 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup reduced fat peanut butter 3 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, coarsely crushed 3/4 cup raisins Mix sugar, honey and peanut butter in large microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until bubbly at edge; stir until well blended. Stir in cereal and raisins. Press firmly into 8-inch square pan sprayed with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars. Store in airtight container. Take Along Tip: After completely cooled, wrap bars individ ually in plastic wrap. Leave in bowl on kitchen counter for a great grab-and-go snack. Banana BreadTotal Time: 65 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 slice per serving) 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine 2 eggs 1/4 cup fat-free milk 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas) Preheat oven to 350F. Mix flour, cereal, spice, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside. Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas. Pour into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely. Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split. youcanmakesmartsubstitu tions,too use ground turkey instead of ground beef to make meatloaf or burgers even leaner. Add fruits and veggies to every meal. Strawberries in yogurt, blueberries on a salad, carrots and hummus as a snack, roasted sweet potatoes with dinner its easier than you think to add nutrient-dense produce to your diet. Eat plenty of different colored produce for variety and a wider range of health benefits. Enjoy more whole grains. Whole grains add carbohydrates for energy, fiber to fill you up, and nutrients important for good health. And, according to a recent national survey, 4 out of 5 doctors recom mend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy, low-sodium diet, to maintain a healthy heart, reduce the risk of heart disease, and support healthy blood pressure levels. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 A round 1937, during the double-dip years of the Great Depression, New York Times Washington columnist Arthur Krock reported that President Roosevelts New Deal administration admitted it would stick to its political strategy to tax, spend, and elect. The strategy was successful. Mr. Roosevelt was reelected three times, and many voters became lifelong Democrats. The tax-spend-and-get-reelected epithet has stuck to the Democratic Party for decades. Strangely, the Republican Party avoided any similar epithet. The GOP is known lately for its cut taxes-borrow-and-spend-like-aDemocrat strategy. Democrats forage for votes by creating and expanding social programs and entitlements. By contrast, Republicans focus on stimulating economic growth and garnering support from businesses and financial organizations, sometime referred to as corporate welfare and crony capitalism. When President Obama recently announced an ambitious program to expand governmentfunded childhood education, we surmised the political brilliance of his proposal hundreds of unionized jobs for newly graduated teachers, thousands of ecstatic parents, and a generation of students who will be told they learned to read by fourth grade because of a generous president who was a Democrat. The White House did not include a cost estimate for the new program. Instead, the president suggested, as usual, that it would add nothing to the national debt and deficits. Mr. Obamas proposals and initiatives always seem to include a mystical feature of nocost. Getting a new governmentfunded program through congress will be difficult. If Republicans balk at the presidents expansion of childhood education, Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader in the House of Representatives will lecture and try to embarrass the majority party for uncaring stinginess which will cause generations of illiterate fourth graders. The president also suggested the new program could be gradually extended to begin in day care schools. What might the president have in mind by presenting such an expansive new program? Votes among other things. There will be a congressional election in 2014. With two years left on his presidency at that time, Mr. Obama undoubtedly hopes his party can take control of both houses of Congress. Another conjecture which came to mind is that Mr. Obama may hope cradle-to-kindergarten coaching in government-funded schools will serve as surrogate parenting for millions of missing fathers whose only contribution to society is sperm donations which create one-parent families. In addition, we doubt this president has any intention of going quietly into retirement at the end of his second term. Mr. Obama is a man on two missions first, to change the culture and government of the United States into a European style social democracy. Mr. Obamas other mission is to create a new world community in which powerful nations such as the United States will cease making decisions for self-protection and self-interest. Its the uncompleted vision of World War I President Woodrow Wilson, and a long-time dream of academic elites that they could create and manage a better world. W ay back in the dark ages, I was taking a freshman history class at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, taught by a woman whose real name escapes me at the moment. I say real name because she taught history through the use of art, which wasnt exactly what I expected in a history course. Older students told us she had the nickname culture vulture. High school and college kids can come up with some great names. Knowing that about my background, you might suspect that art and music, among other cultural items, arent exactly my thing. You would, however, be partially wrong. I have three sons, each born four years apart, who each played in the high school band. That means that I was a band parent for 12 years straight, which might be some sort of record. So when my wife and I descended upon West Port High School last Thursday to listen to eight high school jazz bands, it was just an extension of what we went through as parents. We werent disappointed. The eight bands that played, including four from West Port and one each from Belleview, Forest, Lake Weir and Vanguard high schools, showed great talent, even if not all the songs were familiar to all the attendees. All eight of these bands were scheduled to be judged this week at a district competition at Lake Sumter College. Last week was just a warmup, with bands scheduled to get helpful critiques, but not grades, from a couple of judges. The four bands from West Port were labeled IV, III, II and I, and all were good in their own way. West Port II was particularly entertaining, the only one to include a vocal (by Kyle Humphrey), an electric guitar by Matthew Weisberg and electric bass by Humphrey. Possibly the hardest working, most visible performer was Kylie Chapman, who played the piano for seven out of the eight West Port songs. She does not usually cover that music, but we had a piano player out sick so she filled in, said director Scotty Vance. There were other soloists for the West Port performers listed on the program, including Kameron Olsen (tenor sax), Abby Ford (trumpet), Ivan Lopez (alto sex), Ava Sambriski (bass), Victoria Curtis, Joseph Borreca (alto sax), Evan Blankenship (alto sax), and Sarah Schore (tenor sax). There are a couple of thoughts to be drawn from these performances. First, if you ever get a chance to attend something at the West Port auditorium, by all means do so. Those of us who went to schools with gymnatoriums and other uncomfortable chair auditoriums never even envisioned a facility such as this. Second, there are some people who, for cost-cutting purposes, want to get rid of music in the schools. All you had to see was the talent on display last Thursday to let you disagree with that decision. We should make a concerted (pun intended) effort to keep the melodies flowing in our schools. And we should fight any attempt to play down the influence of culture upon the education of young people, so that when they get to the next level of education and encounter a culture vulture, theyll have an easier time in class. Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. 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 8543986. 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 month. 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 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. W eve heard this message before, and now it comes into focus again: Choose your heroes wisely. Two stories in the news in the past week emphasize this more than ever. Last year in the Olympics, Oscar Pistorius was hailed as a hero, as he sprinted along with two artificial legs, the first with his handicap to run in the International games. He earned the nickname Blade Runner and people all over honored him. Today, he sits in a South African jail, charged with killing his model girlfriend, which he first claimed was an accident. His fall from grace has shocked many around the world, and made many realize that there was more to this man than his ability to compete. Then came word that singer Mindy McCready, who has a history of problems, shot and killed herself over the weekend. Although a popular singer, she was connected to all sorts of problems, going all the way back to when she was linked to then-baseball great Roger Clemens. Clemens gave a half-hearted condolence message, saying he met her a few times, denying reports that they had an affair. Despite her past, tributes have been pouring in, much as they did for the talented but troubled Whitney Houston last year. Yet we failed to see a lot of grief expressed when major, decent figures recently died. Included in that list would be people like Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters, Patti Page, the singer, and Abigail Van Buren, who gave advice that was read by millions over the years. So we send this message to people, particularly the young, to try to emulate the good people, not those who get themselves in trouble with things such as drugs. A lot of these stars end up the way some of them did in the past months. Thats not what good people should want. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Choose heroes with great care Finding good music at the school A new Obama fix from cradle to kindergarten READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Flynn Columnist Jim Clark Editor GUEST COMMENTARY BY CATHY RUSE In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for taxpayer-funded universal preschool for every child in America. As a mom of a toddler, I reject that plan. Babies and toddlers have what experts call an absorbent mind, in which they learn primarily by absorbing their environment and the movement and speech of those around them. It is no surprise that they are very attached to home and family in these years. They are not social beings yet; their only relationship need is to feel cared for by, and be in close proximity to, the people who love them the most. The idea of taking these tender souls out of their homes and putting them in some government school makes me shudder. President Obama promises that these early-start schools would have a positive impact on a childs later education. But that promise appears empty, given the dreadful report just out on Head Start. Head Start is the federal preschool program for prekindergarten children from low-income families costing taxpayers $8 billion each year. Congress asked the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of the programs effectiveness, the results of which were available last October (but not released until after the election). The study tracked the progress of 5,000 children, half of whom had been through the Head Start program from as early as age 3 and half of whom had not. The results are bad news. Despite the vast sums of money spent to ready these children No government school for our toddlers PLEASESEERUSE PAGE10 000DXEA

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. DARRELLS DINER 8441 #105 SW SR 200 Fri. Mar. 1 & Mon. Mar. 11 10:00 AM Lunch REDS RESTAURANT 8411 N. SR 200 Wed. Mar. 6 9:30 AM Breakfast CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Fri. Mar. 8 10:00 AM Lunch LOGANS ROADHOUSE 2621 SW 19th Ave. Wed. Mar. 13 11:00 AM Lunch 000E4LJ Sunday, March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concert Last years Ocala Symphony Orchestra Concerto competition winner Julia Lee is the featured performer for the March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concert. Julia will be joined by her mother, concert pianist Hee Jung Kang, and her sister, Sophia Lee on flute. Julia was also the 12 and under winner of the 2012 Concerto Competition at Carnegie Hall. The MCMS concert is at 3 p.m. at Queen of Peace Church, 6455 S.W. State Raod 200, Ocala. For more information call 352-867-1340 or visit our web: www.marionchambermusic.com. The concert is free to the public. Tuesday, March 12 Charity pro-am at Ocala OpenA charity pro-am event kicks off the Ocala Open on Tuesday, March 12, at Candler Hills Golf Club. Proceeds from the event benefit Hospice of Marion County and Interfaith Emergency Services. Start the day with breakfast, then select a tee gift at the Nike tent. Participants will warm-up next to pros who will be vying for Ocala Open honors; play golf with a pro and get a few pointers on your own game. The day concludes with the Champions Roundup Barbecue and Awards Luncheon. For more information, call 352-861-9712.Wednesday, March 13 Tom Shelton concert scheduledGospel Musician Thomas Shelton, member of Whos Who in American Music, is internationally known and has appeared in the United States and 11 other countries. He presents his vocal concert on Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Friday, March 15 Vendors wanted for Spring ExpoBusiness owners are invited to set up booths at the Spring Expo sponsored by the West Marion Business Association on Friday, March 15. The Spring Expo is from noon to 5 p.m .at the Circle Square Commons Cultural Center. Booths are available on a first come, first serve basis and cost from $100 to $175. Electric is available. Reserve your booth space, or learn more, by visiting our website at, westmba.com or contacting Erin Jones, eajones@brickcitytitle.net, 352-274-3511. Saturday, March 16 OCala St. Patricks Day eventThe 11th annual OCalas St. Patricks Day will take place on the downtown Square on Saturday, March 16, from 4 to 9 p.m. Entertainment this year will include many great Irish dance groups and two great bands! An Triur will perform a very traditional Irish sound that will make you feel like you are feeling the breeze just atop the Emerald Isle. The main performers for the evening, the band that will get your Irish blood flowing is Seven Nations! There will be plenty of food to enjoy including corn beef sandwiches and corn beef and cabbage! There will be arts and crafts vendors providing all kinds of unique items of your interest. Fun games and activities for children and adults including the face painting, arts and crafts, dunk tank, jousting stands and Bounce House! The dunk tank will be held as a charitable attraction, so make sure to make someone get soaked! Celtic Celebration at OTOW Come join the party as the Circle Square Commons Town Square gets green for a Celtic Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment by The Blarney Stones as they perform traditional songs from Ireland, nostalgic banter and hilarious jokes. Also performing will be the talented Hogan School of Irish Dance who will wow! you with contemporary and traditional dance performances. Participate with Jessica Pinkowski and her dance party for a lesson on how to dance the Irish Jig. Plus, enjoy a St. Patricks Day tribute performed by the Sexton Sisters, Victoria and Alexandra. Enjoy delicious Irish cuisine and green beer provided by Friendship Catering. Hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available for purchase by Mr. Bs Big Scoop. Join us for this free event on Saturday, March 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Circle Square Commons Town Square, 8409 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information call 352-854-3670 or visit our website: www.CircleSquareCommons.com Dunnellon Knights hold dance The Knights of Columbus, Council 8510 will host its annual St. Patricks Day Dinner Dance on March 16. The dance is open to all of Irish descent and those who wish to be Irish for just an evening of fun and frolic. The dance will be held in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. It will feature corned beef and cabbage, potato and carrots, Irish soda bread and an awesome dessert table and cash bar. Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Music will be provided by Joe Koos with dancing until 10. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased from any Knight or the church office To reserve a table for parties of 8 to 10, purchase tickets by mail or for additional information call 352-489-6221. Proceeds from this event will go to local charities. Looking for vendors Come join us on March 16 at Oak Runs annual Plant Sale and Craft Show. There are tables available inside the Orchid Club for $15 per table. The show will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will have entertainment and food available. Please call Patricia Callahan 352-484-0895) or Sharon Cariglio 315-383-2138) for more information. Our proceeds are donated to CCF s Horticulture Scholarship program. Run, walk for United WayUnited Way of Marion Countys high school youth program is hosting a St. Patricks Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 16, at 8 a.m. downtown at Ocala City Hall to benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $20 before Monday, March 11 and $25 afterward. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call Tina Banner at 352-732-9696. American Legion Post 354 of Ocala presented Korean War era veterans with Certificates of Appreciation signed by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on on Feb. 18. The individual certificate reads In recognition of honorable service during the Korean War in defense of Democracy and Freedom. Through your selfless sacrifice, the tide of communism on the Korean Peninsula was halted and liberty triumphed over tyranny. The Department of Defense and the people of America and Korea are forever grateful. The 2011 Defense Authorization passed by the Congress of the United States and signed by the president authorized the establishment of the Department of Defense 60th anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee. During the next three years, the Committee will honor the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans. In addition, all Korean War era veterans will receive an invitation through the Department of Defense for a special event in Washington, D.C., on July 27. Post Commander Fred Pulis presented individual certificates to the 14 applicable members in attendance. In total, Post 354 has 93 Korean War era veterans in its membership. A special cake was prepared honoring the event. These Korean War veterans were honored recently. Korean War veterans honored by American Legion PHOTO BY JIM CLARKPinning ceremony Marguerite Bernhardt receives a veterans pin from her cousin, Janet White, right, and her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC. On Saturday, March 2, the Ocala Elks Lodge 286 will host an Army of Hope Breakfast to benefit the Army of Hope, one of the charitable programs of Florida Elks Charities. The mission of the Army of Hope is to provide aid assistance to the families of deceased, disabled, and deployed members of the military of Florida serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Examples of aid are car, utility, and insurance payments; major appliance repairs (A/C, water heaters, washers/dryers, etc.); minor home repairs (plumbing, painting, etc.); auto repairs or transportation; school lunches; babysitting; medical/dental emergencies not covered by insurance; lawn mowing, landscaping, and sprinkler repairs; phone cards; clothing and shoes; groceries; gas; and medical travel. This program also funds a week of summer camp at the Florida Elks Youth Camp located in Umatilla for children who have deceased, disabled, or deployed military family members. Admission for the breakfast buffet is $8 for adults. Children ages under 10 will be admitted for $5. The event is open to the public. Net proceeds will benefit the Army of Hope. The breakfast is being held at the Ocala Elks Lodge at 702 N.E. 25th Ave. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since the inception of the Florida State Elks Association Army of Hope in 2007 the AOH has raised $242,784. The committee has distributed to the troops $56,151; funded three AOH camp weeks at a cost of $108,360; and currently has $78,274 available for distribution. The average distribution of the 42 grants to service members or their families during this time was $1,337. Individual aid requests may be made by submitting a completed request form (found online at www.flelks. Or go to your local Elks Lodge. The families of Florida active duty military personnel, military reservists, the Coast Guard, the National Guard, and/or their dependents are eligible to apply. An active duty member stationed in Florida with his/her dependents would qualify as a Florida resident. Charity of Hope breakfast to be hosted by local Elks Read the classifieds AAA backs FHP in ignoring new lawAAA urges all county and city law enforcement agencies to support the Florida Highway Patrols decision not to enforce a new state law. Last year, Florida lawmakers passed a law that requires international travelers, including Canadians, to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) before operating a vehicle in the state. The law was designed to ensure visitors have a license printed in English, to ease translation barriers for law enforcement officers. However, the law went into effect at the start of 2013 and many tourists were caught off guard. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles decided to defer enforcement until further notice. Tourists are encouraged to apply for an IDP in their own country. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Congratulations, Lamb. The end of the month brings good news in the workplace, thanks to all the efforts youve made to get your projects off the ground and running. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Dont let yourself be cowed into thinking youre not up to the challenge youve taken on. Keep reinforcing your self-confidence, and no one and nothing can stop you. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Positive responses to a recent workplace move should give you added assurance that youre on the right track. Celebrate the good news with family and/or friends. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Theres still a little emotional fuzziness you have to work through before you can feel really certain about recent decisions. But youre on the right track. Stay with it. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Youre tempted by an offer that seems close to what youve been looking for. But before you pounce on it, see if you can coax out some added perks to sweeten the deal. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your efforts to settle a volatile situation should prove successful. Now could be a good time to analyze what might have created the problem in the first place. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A once-close associate re-emerges with news that could cause you to reconsider a recent decision. But dont make a move before consulting a trusted adviser. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might feel pressured to reveal a colleagues secret. But you can rely on your strong Scorpion sense of rectitude to help you continue to do the right thing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) That pesky situation is still creating problems. But you are moving ahead, and soon it should be successfully resolved in your favor. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A spate of indecision leaves you susceptible to doubt. But youll soon regain your emotional sure-footedness and be back leading the way, as usual. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules the week with new romances favored for single Aquarians looking for partners. Cupid also targets renewed commitment for wedded Water Bearers. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) A surge of creativity keeps you happily busy through the week. But leave some quiet time to share with loved ones. Some long-awaited news finally comes through. BORN THIS WEEK: People rely on you whenever they need someone they can trust to be caring, considerate and also discreet. Thursday, March 7 Mountain Mi ss ion School concert Forty-five teenagers from Grundy, Virginia, make up this traveling concert choir that has appeared nationally and internationally in settings such as the USA Christian Conventions, churches, Disney World, Opryland, Wolf Trap Park, the lighting of our national Capitol Holiday Tree plus Canada, England, Austria and France. When leaving this energetic concert, audience members find themselves humming a favorite tune. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. The event is March 7, 6 p.m. at Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/.Saturday, March 9 Concert at Fir s t Congregational The Southern Express 18-piece Big Band will be performing at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday, March 9 at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the church; tickets are $10 and are available at the church office, 7171 SW State Road 200, 352-237-3035 or contact Dave at 352-867-7967. Refreshments will be available at intermission. Grace f ully a dj u s ting A talk on gracefully adjusting to later years with happiness and enthusiasm will be presented at Vitalize, at Market Street on State Road 200, on Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. For further information, call Cara at 352-509-6839. The event is free and open to the public. Concert at Marion Lan d ing The Landing Lites will present a Pops Concert on Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The chorus is performing a number of hits from Broadway Musicals and Movies. Also featured are Tenor Soloist Joseph McMillan and trumpeter Pete Axson. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. Ven d or s s ought at thri f t s tore Vendors can rent a space for a church sale at the Crossroad thrift store, near West Port High School, 7355 S.W. 38th St., Ocala. The sale will be Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces, the size of two parking spaces, are $10. To reserve a spot, call 352-509-4141.Wo m en s Spring Brea k Join the Womens Ministry at the annual Womens Spring Break event, Is the Power Back On?. Guest speaker will be Gaye Martin. Special Sessions: Card Making (Make and Take Class), Quilt Making (Demostration), Bible Study and Devotion (How To). Continental Breakfast Lunch Door Prizes Childcare available. Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. This is a free event for all women; a freewill offering will be taken for the guest speaker. Registration required (early bird registration by Feb. 24 and your name will be entered for an Olive Garden gift card). Contact Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Sunday, March 10 Dra m ati s t at Na z arene Church Professional dramatist Chuck Neighbors will be performing his one-man drama, In His Steps, at Ocala West Church of the Nazarene (5884 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala on March 10 at 10:30 a.m. In His Steps is an adaptation of Charles Sheldons Classic novel, which has sold millions of copies and is ranked as one of the best-selling books of all time. It is the story of a group of Christians who revolutionize their community when they dedicate themselves to live by one simple code: What would Jesus do? All are invited to attend and be challenged by this unique story presentation. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Monday, Feb. 25 40 & 8 to meet The regular monthly meeting of the 40 & 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, on the second floor of the Bank of the Ozarks building on State Road 200 at the entrance to On Top Of The World. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome. Come and enjoy camaraderie and light refreshments with fellow veterans. For more information, phone Ben at 352-854-0272 or Zack at 352-873-4841. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Black Ocala: An oral historyThe Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offers a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. It will take place at Webber Center at the College of Central Florida at 7 p.m. SOS meeting The SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. Room 235 (Multipurpose Room) at 1 p.m. Our meeting on Feb. 26 will be a presentation by Jane Houldsworth, Community Relations person for Americas Choice in Homecare, Visiting Angels. We never know when we might have a need for these kinds of services and this presentation should be very interesting. If you have any questions, please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904. Friday, March 1 World Day of PrayerChurch Women Uniteds World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 1, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 State Road 200 in the Blair Stewart Enrichment Center. Refreshments will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program will start at 10 with a theme of I Was A Stranger, and You Welcomed Me. This event is open to the public and all are welcomed. Although not required, donations for the Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse Center will be accepted. For more information phone Judy, 352-6293434. Saturday, March 2 Palm Cay garage salesCommunity-wide garage sales will be held at Palm Cay on Saturday, March 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gates will be open to the public. A hot dog lunch will be available at the Oasis fro a nominal fee. Palm Cay is on State Road 200 just two blocks west of 103rd Street Road.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 352-873-2276. Historical Novel group to meet The Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society will meet on Saturday, March 2, in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m. and the program starts at 1:30 p.m. Carol Megge will present a program titled, How to Start Writing a Historical Novel, in which she will guide us through five decision-making steps starting with the setting of the novel, including time and place. Step two concerns doing research to acquire knowledge about the chosen setting. Step 3 is determining the genre of the novel and Step 4 relates to choosing the gender and age of the main characters. Step 5 deals with the inciting incident. Megge will have handouts available at the meeting. This is sure to be an interesting and informative program for writers embarking on a new adventure. If there is time, President Joyce Moore will lead a follow-up discussion of Rick Seymours February program that explored the twelve stages of The Heros Journey. FCHNS meets at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call Marian Fox 2352-726-0162 or visit our website www.fchns.org.Tuesday, March 5 Luncheon at Our RedeemerThe Parish Health Ministry team at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, is having its Original Food for Thought luncheon on Tuesday, March 5, at 11:30 a.m. The presentation is open to the community with a lunch provided prior to the seminar. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 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 Kristy Kaigan 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 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Friday, Feb. 22 Charity picnic for blind center Highland Memorial Park is hosting a charity picnic to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out and support this great organization! The address for Highland Memorial Park is 1515 N.E. Third St., Ocala (two blocks behind the Cascades). Lunch will be served on a donation basis with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Februarys delicious menu is smothered chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, garlic rolls, brownies, iced tea and bottled water. Relax in the shade or take your lunch to go its up to you. For more information, call Community Care Director, Beverly Brown at 352-6716466. Saturday, Feb. 23 Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band The Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band announces its A Musical Memory concert series for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 S.E. Fort King St., Ocala. Musical selections include: Finlandia; Selections from Les Miserables; Memory from Cats; Indiana; Esprit De Corps; Morceau Symphonique featuring trombonist Richard Blankenship; and Lassus Trombone featuring the KOS trombone section. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, call 352-624-9291 or visit http://kingdomofthesunband.org.Book sale at Winn-DixieA book sale to benefit Ocala Wildlife Sanctuary will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Winn-Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Bring your aluminum cans for recycling. African Violet Club meetingPlease join us for our Feb. 23 meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office (Brian Litz Sheriffs Substation), 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. We meet the fourth Saturday of every month except December. We have an exciting program planned for you this month. Our courtesy store is open during our meetings for your convenience to purchase all kinds of supplies such as new pots, soil, tools and fertilizer. We would love for you to join us while we learn new and interesting information about our beloved African violets. Delicious light refreshments are served. Check out the club website at http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org/. Guests are always welcome! Eagles tribute concert planned 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. Using no backing tracks or harmonizers, the band faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from their most prolific period. 7 Bridges will feature brilliant hit singles after another while offering the perfect blend of songs to capture all levels of Eagles devotees with some mighty Don Henley and Joe Walsh surprises sprinkled into the mix. Tickets for this concert start at $15. The 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience show provides family friendly entertainment for all ages, weaved into a powerful rock-n-roll concert experience! Catch them live at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information on the 2013 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Ocala Symphony; 2 days of young talent The Ocala Symphony Orchestra will showcase the two winners of the annual 22nd Young Artist Competition at the Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 concerts at the Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium, while performing some of the most uplifting and powerful pieces of the symphonic repertoire of Italian composer, Ottorino Respighis Pines of Rome. Julia Hossain, 14, who won the junior division, will perform Edouard Lalos Symphonie Espagnol. Ivana Muncan, 23, who won the senior division, will perform Ludwig Van Beethovens Piano Concerto No. 4. Both winners received a $1,000 cash prize, as well as the opportunity to perform with the OSO Feb. 23 and Feb.24. Each year the OSO sponsors this youth outreach program for outstanding young musicians, with the goal of motivating and enhancing the music careers of promising young musicians. The competition takes it a step further by assisting these ambitious musicians in their musical careers by providing the opportunity to be a participant musician with the OSO. Maestro Matthew Wardell, OSO musicians and local area musical experts judged these promising young artists. There will be two concerts held at OBS: Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com or calling 352-351-1606. Sunday, Feb. 24 Creation seminar at Fellowship Come to Fellowship Baptist Church this Sunday, Feb. 24 at either 8:30 or 11 a.m. as we welcome guest speaker Steve Levinson, renowned creation specialist. Dr. Livingston will explore the topics of creation and evolution, and demonstrate the message from creation to the Cross using videos, games and his fossil collection. For more information, call Fellowship Baptist Church at 352-629-5379. We are located 7.5 miles west of I-75 at 10500 N. U.S. Highway 27, Ocala (at the junction of 464B, across from the BP station). Community calendar Friday, March 22 Lions Club offers casino trip The Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Seminole Hard Rock Casino trip on Friday, March 22. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the Winn-Dixie, old Porters store, parking lot on State Road 200, Ocala. The cost is $30 per person but each person is given a $30 casino reimbursement. Make checks payable to the Ocala 200 Lions Club. Reservation deadline is March 13. For more information call Diane Melnick, 352-8612730 or email her at, melnick8350@aol.com Saturday, March 23 Saddle Oak Club yard sale The Saddle Oak Club will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the development on State Road 200 across from Heath Brook The yard sale will be in the clubhouse and on clubhouse grounds by all the community residents. Breakfast will be served with sandwiches and coffee. Lunch will be soup and sandwiches. There will also be a bake sale. The event is open to the public. Saturday, April 20 Helping Hands race, walk, fun runHelping Hands is having its inaugural 5K race, a 1 mile walk, and a Kids Fun Run, on April 20th at the Baseline Road Trailhead (Florida Greenway). Its a family event featuring complimentary food, snacks, drinks, music, exhibits, and raffle prizes. Individual and group awards will be given out to winners. The cost for adults is $20 for pre-registration, youth $15, and the childrens Fun Run (10 years or younger) is free. Top quality event shirts are free to the first 200 registrants. All the proceeds go to helping local men, women, and children in need. Registration, sponsorships, and detailed information is available on our website at www.helpinghandsocala.org or call Holly Miley at 352-732-4464. A ll this week racecars have been going round and round at Daytona Speed Week, leading up to the main event on Sunday with a 500-mile race. Filled with octane flumes we will make a pit stop at Pun Alley to see if we can find a racy story or two.Something smells News has come from Indiana about the air pollution caused by cars at the Indianapolis 500 auto race. Residents living near the track complained about the noise and pollution caused by the cars. But what disturbed them more was the putrid-smelling exhaust that continually emanated from the cars themselves. During the race they were rarely able to emerge from their homes without being assaulted by noxious fumes filling the air. Finally these residents had enough, and they filed a suit against the Raceway for Indy scent exposure. See? A woman speeding on her way to Daytona was pulled over by a policeman who asked to see her license. After looking it over, he said to her, Lady, it stipulates on your license that you have to wear glasses. Well, I have contacts, the woman replied. Look lady, I dont care who you know, snapped the officer. Youre getting a ticket.Cruise controlThe NRA reported getting thousands of new applicants a day since the White House called for gun control. Many stores are selling out of guns. The Automobile Dealers of America just issued a plea to President Obama asking him to call for car control. After all, cars in the wrong hands can be dangerous weapons. Sprints A kaleidoscope is a device for watching automobile accidents. The person who has a secondhand car knows how hard it is to drive, a bargain. Four blonde drivers in four cars at a four-way stop can be an eternity. A small automobile being pulled by a motor home displayed a sign in its rear window reading, I go where Im towed. Joan calls her father who lives in Indianapolis her Hoosier daddy. When asked if the cars blinker was on, the blonde said, Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. He drove his expensive car into a tree and found out how the Mercedes bends. Even when a racecar goes backwards, it is still spelled racecar. Getting into an automobile accident on your way to get fast food puts you on a crash diet. A car that turns left when you steer right and vice-versa is a Dislexus. I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. When it comes to parking she does a bang-up job. Riding on I-75 is like Russian roulette; you never know which driver is loaded. A wife told her husband, Be an angel and let me drive. He did and he is! Crash readyAutomobile manufacturers do a safety test where they crash new cars with dummies in them to study accidents and injuries. As a result they have made cars safer for dummies. Thats great, considering all the dummies that are driving cars these days. Ever go fishing? A man was speeding down I-75, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, after they passed a speed trap, he was pulled over. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Going nowhere fastA couple was debating buying a vehicle for weeks. He wanted a truck. She wanted a fast little sports car so she could zip along the highway. He would have settled on an old truck, but everything she wanted was out of their price range. Look! She said. I want something that goes from 0 to 200 in just a few seconds. Nothing else will do. My birthday is coming up so surprise me! He did. He bought her a new bathroom scale! Its time for me to stomp on the bathroom scale to see how fast it goes to 170. Dick and his wife Jane live in Oak Run. PUN CONTINUED FROM PAGE 29 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781St. Louis-style barbecued rib dinner with all the fixings (cooked low and slow). Delicious! Served on Feb. 23, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. Annual celebration of St. Patricks Day, March 16, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include corn beef and cabbage and all the trimmings. After a great dinner join us for music and entertainment in the Canteen beginning at 6. Donation is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor a Good Friday fish fry on March 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday Breakfast is served from 8 to 10 a.m. Donation is $4. The Mens Auxiliary serves shrimp and wing baskets with coleslaw and fries 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 to 6 p.m. Bingo is open to the public each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials beginning at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available. Computer classes Do you want to become more computer savvy? Do you have questions? If so, mark your calendar for a great opportunity for free computer classes beginning the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6. Classes are instructed by Robert from Lanshark. Join us for an enjoyable learning experience at VFW Post 4781! Members and guests (non-members must be signed in by a VFW Post 4781 member) Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8. Join us for karaoke on Friday, Feb. 22 with David Baldwin from 6 to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. with Richie Evans. Canteen lunches are now served on Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hall rental includes a non-smoking hall with catering and kitchen services available. The reasonable rates vary based on specific needs. For more information contact Bob O. at 904-7160578 (Please leave a message and we will return your call). Home Improvement Expo PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELCrowds gathered Saturday for the Home Improvement Expo at the Cultural Center at On Top of the World. Here are some of the visitors and one of the displays. On Friday, April 12, the Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society is sponsoring a one-day Writing Workshop on Plot and Characters: Whos in Charge Here? Readers, writers, and anyone interested in historical novels, mark your calendars and dont miss this exciting workshop! Judith Rock, noted best-selling author, will lead the workshop. The morning session will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 and will be devoted to determining What or Who is Driving this plot? Plotting means knowing when and how to reveal secrets to your characters and readers. Following lunch, the afternoon session will deal with Your Characters: Coaxing them out of the Shadows, Wrestling them to the Ground. Judith Rock has been a professional modern dancer, police officer, professor, playwright and actress. Doctoral research in France led to her Charles du Luc historical mystery series (Berkley/Penquin), set in 1680s Paris. The series has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, and Booklist. As a recent Contra Costa Times review said, Charles du Luc is well worth getting to know! Writing workshop planned Charles, ex-soldier turned Jesuit, helps produce the student ballets (Yes, these are real!) at the Paris Jesuit school called Louis le Grand. He also often finds himself helping Pariss first police chief to bring justiceand compassionto a changing and dangerous city. The series includes The Rhetoric of Death, The Eloquence of Blood, A Plague of Lies, and an enovella, Pernelles Escape. The next book in the series, The Whispering of Bones, comes out in the fall of 2013. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Garden Room at Andres Restaurant in the Citrus Hills Country Club complex, 505 East Hartford Street, Hernando. The cost of the workshop is $50 for FCHNS members and $60 for nonmembers. A plate lunch is included in the fee. Participants are encouraged to bring a one-page synopsis of their novel or work-in-progress and a brief, clear statement of their biggest problem with the plot. For the character part of the workshop, participants should bring an answer to the question: From what character, or between which two characters, does the beginning of the plot flow? What is the inciting incident? For more information and to register, call Marian Fox at 352-726-0162. 000E15X GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS NEED SPRINGS REPLACED? Two Springs & Labor $ 135 00 Any garage door needs & repairs call Ryan O Cull Garage Doors 352-351-1752 000DYJO HANDYMAN Remodels Flooring Painting Handyman Services Custom Concrete Counter Tops 352-484-9676 Love your home again 000DMFF 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 000DVC2 PAINTING A 1 H O M E A 1 H O M E A-1 H OME R E P A I R I N C R E P A I R I N C R EPAIR I NC Mike Semich Serving Ocala Since 1983 House Painting Free Pressure Cleaning with Exterior Paint Job Seniors 10% Discount Licensed and Insured (352) 895-6047 Offering Plantation Shutters Balentines Landscaping, Inc. (352) 873-4888 Bruce Balentine Licensed & Insured Professional Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Sodding FREE ESTIMATES 000DZ3S LANDSCAPING 000CLCO IRRIGATION LLC. SPRINKLERS IRRIGATION 3398 S.W. 74th Ave., Bay 101, Ocala Comp #7085 Call for details 352-237-5731 Serving Marion County Since 1982 Early Spring Specials Licensed Fully Insured Certified Irrigation Auditor We will beat any written estimate on irrigation repairs or installation. Member of Florida Irrigation Society WINNER 2012 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Reset Controller Adjust Sprays & Rotors to Correct Spray Pattern Complete System Inspection $ 19 95 Call for details Expires 2/28/13 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000DZWC CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD INSTALLING NEW We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES Commercial & Residential Customized Service to Fit Your Needs S ENIOR D ISCOUNTS F REE E STIMATES Licensed Bonded Insured 352-861-0665 G LADYS C LEANING S ERVICE HOUSE/OFFICE CLEANING 000DT92 WWW GLADYSCLEANING COM 2008 2012 000DYN4 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 000DW3I A I R C O N D I T I O N I N G AIR CONDITIONING 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 000E3N4 HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Sliding Glass Door Rollers & Track Repairs Door & Lockset Hardware Repair, Storm Door Fittings Kitchen & Bath Cabinets, Appliance Cutouts, Woodwork, Molding & Trim, Furniture Repair & Assembly, Household Accessories, Handicap Grab Bars & Accessories, Shower & Tub Closure Repairs Many references available. STEVE AT (352) 207-8682 SERVICING MARION CO. FOR 20 YEARS City Cert. Comp. OC00961 Insured Why Replace It When We Can Fix It? QUALITY SERVICES, INC. Household To Do List No Job Too Small One Call Does It All Diana L Crippen HOUSECLEANING BY DIANA CLEANING First Time Cleaning No Extra Fee$$! 000DSTD 352-502-2760 If no answer, leave message or Call 629-6071 Professional & Guaranteed Low Rates Supplies Provided Military White Glove Cleaning Professionally Cleaned Since 1992 000E1NV PAINTING Thompson Painting and Pressure Washing Repaint Specialists Wallpaper Removal Free Estimates ~ Licensed and Insured Call 352-598-3000 References Upon Request Interior and Exterior 2011, 2010 711188 DIAL-A-PRO For Your Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen J a s m i n e P l a z a 3 5 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6 1 6 0 S W S R 2 0 0 U n i t 1 0 4 O c a l a F l o r i d a 3 4 4 7 6 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 S T O R E H O U R S : T U E S F R I 1 0 5 S A T 1 0 2 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Thank You For Voting Us Readers Choice #1 Jeweler For 6 Consecutive Years 000E0ZE P e r m Perm & C u t & Cut H a i r c u t Haircut w i t h T a n y a with Tanya New customers only. $ 5 0 $ 5 0 $ 1 4 $ 14 8 2 9 6 S W 1 0 3 r d S t R d 3 5 2 2 3 7 3 6 7 6 M o n d a y F r i d a y 9 5 S a t u r d a y 9 4 W a l k I n s W e l c o m e M i l l e n n i u m H a i r S a l o n A Certified Goldwell Color Salon Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 Must present coupon. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Citrus Countys Volume Sales Leader We Deliver The Best Customer Service Buying Experience Vehicle Selection Showroom 2 Year Toyota Care ComplimentaryMaintenanceCome See Why We Are Rated The Best! VILLAGE TOYOTA CRYSTAL RIVER Was. . . . . . 17,900 Savings . . . . . 2,905 $ 14,995NEW 2013 TOYOTA COROLLA OF CRYSTAL RIVER www.villagetoyota.com 352-628-5100 VILLAGE TOYOTA000DZ2U *picture for illustration purposes only. Lost Small Gray Cat Feb. 7th 10040 SW 97th Ct. Pine Run Estate (352) 854-7102 COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CSR Commercial Insurance CSR and inside sales position needed. Knowledge of AMS360 preferred. Email resume to Tracy Fero at t fero@fero insurance.com call 352-422-2160 OAK RUN ASSOCIATES FT Pool TechnicianMon-Fri 6am-2:30pm 2 PT Facility Custodians Sun, Mon, Tues & Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat 6am-10am Call for more information 352-854-6557 X13 EEOC/DFWP STUCCO Mechanic Wanted Crew leader position send inquiries and resume to david@ colonystone.com DRIVERS: All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on the weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed Lease to Own-No Money Down CALL: 888-880-5916 ASSIST SENIORS We provide non-medical companionship and home help for seniors. Day, weekend and overnight shifts available. Join our special team of CAREGivers today. 352-622-5936 Lic. #HCS229393 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! PINE RUN Saturday 23, 8a-2pHUGE MOVING SALE! Sewing Machine, carpet shampooer, Golf Clubs & Cart. 9781 SW 101 Place GUN SHOWOcala National Guard Armory900 SW 20TH StreetFeb. 23, Sat 9-5 Feb. 24, Sun 9-4 Concealed W eap ons Classes Daily Bring your GUNS to sell or tradeGunT rader GunShows.com 352-359-0134 BUYING Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Saxophones, & Tube Amplifiers, Top Dollar Paid Call Mike, Locally (352) 207-7522 Bermuda Hay 50lbs $6 Never been rained on 795-1906 586-1906 SHAMROCK FARM, CR FELLOWSHIP AREA-country setting. 3Br 2Ba DW, CHA. Includes range & frig. $700mo + sec dep $700 No pets 352-577-2531 BEAUTYSALON FOR SALE SW SR 200 area call for details 352-895-8425 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 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. 2 ACRES Quiet Country Setting 3/2 on 2 acres mol Approx. 1750 sq ft LA front porch, Lg rear screened porch, Patio, 24x30 Steel Building, Steel Carport -great for boat storage, etc. Fenced and crossfenced, Built in 2003 Nice Oaks, Wooded, Citrus Springs area only 20 Min. to Ocala $127,000 Call 352-302-6784 for appt. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY February 24th 1-4PM 9460 D. SW 84th Terr BEAUTIFUL VILLA with split bedroom plan and cathedral ceilings. Updatedd everything $57,500. Fully Furnished SHOW AD AT MAIN GATE 1st right after gate, right at circle 2nd Left (352) 620-4467 OCALA Marion Landing, 55+ Community, 3/2/2 15x30ft inground pool w/waterfall, call for appt 352-873-2725 3/2 pool home on 10 acres w/ FP, zoned agriculture, walk to all schools. $179,900 (727) 528-2803 or 727-698-0723 WE BUYRVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY ANYVEHICLEIn Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model. 813-335-3794 813-237-1892 Call AJ MOBILE HAIR CARE **FULL SER VICE ** IN YOUR HOME LIC. BEAUTICIAN/CNA SERVICE THE HOME BOUND/ ELDERLY. (352) 237-3347 Electrical, Plumbing Carpentry Sinks, Toilets Leaky Faucets Ceiling Fans Security Lighting Safety Railings Grab Bars, Ramps Drywall Repair Interior Painting Screens & Screen Doors Lanai Carpet/Tile Flooring Furniture, Cabinet Refinishing/Repairs Not Sure? -Call Me STUMP GRINDING CALLJIM FOR FREE ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 000E244

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CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 39 32 ~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com BRIEFS Auditions for Over 55 talent show scheduledAdults 55+ from all over Florida are invited on stage to audition for the fourth annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Ocalas Circle Square Cultural Center. Judges will choose several top acts that will then perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Cultural Center on Saturday, May 11, where they will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-8543670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com. INDEX Bookmark..............................23 Cherrywood.........................12 Classifieds................................x Oak Run.................................19 Opinion....................................8 OTOW.....................................22 Out to Pastor........................10 Pun Alley...............................29 Puzzles...................................27 Spruce Creek North...........21 In last weeks SPCA Paws and Claws column, a phone number to get information on Trinki the Yorkie was incorrect. The correct information is to call Shirley at 610442-4148. Corrrection BY MARIE ROPPEL On Feb. 6, a luncheon sponsored by the United Way was held at the Livestock Pavilion to show appreciation to the Reading Pals in local schools. After the speakers a local magician put on an entertaining 45-minute show. Reading Pals is operating under a grant and provides one-on-one time with kindergarten students who have been identified as being at risk as far as their reading skills are concerned. Volunteers from Marion County offer time most weeks. Each volunteer is assigned a student and becomes their reading pal. Books and activities are provided. After two sessions, the student takes the book home for their own library. Just before Christmas and spring vacation, the student is given an extra book to take home. Prior to beginning work with the students, training is provided. Reading Pals are honored PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELAt this table are volunteer Reading Pals who go to Marion Oaks Elementary school to read with their assigned student. Some are from Oak Run and OTOW. Jan Hathaway, literacy coordinator with United Way of Marion County, thanks the volunteers. Michelle Kernan with Academy Program at Marion County Schools is talking to the group. Magician Brian LaPalme is preparing to do his 45-minute show for the Reading Pals volunteers. A 16-year-old West Port High School student was killed Feb. 14 in an accident on County Road 484 near Marion Oaks. Brandon A. Garner, who played freshman football last season, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck eastbound in the right lane, approaching traffic ahead of him allegedly at a high rate of speed, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. As he was passing, in the right lane, a 2010 Hyundai Elentra driven by Antonia M. Santiago, 59, of Ocala, he accidently struck the right side of of the Hyundai, overcorrected to the right and lost control. The pickup struck a road sign and then a large tree on the south shoulder of the road, then rotated back into the road. Santiago, meantime, was able to maintain control and came to a stop. According to the FHP it was raining at the time of the crash and the road was wet. Garner was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 p.m. West Port High School freshman dies in wreck Fourth ace Detroit Johnson of Oak Run holds a plaque marking his fourth career hole in one at Pine Oaks on Jan. 28, with a 7 iron from 119 yards out. PHOTO BY JIM CLARK BY JIM CLARK Editor Back in World War II, there was a general who made a comment that women werent intelligent enough to be pilots. Ocalas Marguerite Bernhardt took offense to that, and eventually took to the skies to prove that general wrong. Marguerite, 93, was the recipient of a veterans pinning ceremony at Hospice of Marion Countys Legacy House Wednesday afternoon. I taught instrument flying, the Connecticut native said of her days in the war as a member of the Air Force. She pointed out that two girls flew B29s, but that was one assignment she didnt get. She flew AT-6 and BT-13 planes. Just three years ago, she got to fly in an AT-6 again, this time at Leeward Air Ranch. She received the pin from Janet White, her cousin from Zephyrhills, while a number of Leeward residents looked on. She also received her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC and daughter of Tina Chisolm, social worker at Legacy House. In 2010, she was one of those who received the Congressional Gold Medal for service in World War II as members of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, better known as WASPs. On Wednesday at Legacy House, she proudly held a picture from her days in the military. In those days, though, the WASPs werent considered part of the armed services, but their members were given status as veterans in 1977. In Ocala, Marguerite lived in Blue Skies Mobile Home Park at Northeast 25th Avenue and 14th Street. Former female WASP pilot honored at Legacy House PHOTO BY JIM CLARKMarguerite Bernhardt, 93, holds a picture of herself from her World War II days. She was honored in a pinning ceeremony at Legacy House on Wednesday. Additional photo, Page 26. *See sales person for details. Pictures for illustration purposes only. All prices and payments are with $1,000 cash or trade equity plus tax, tag, and $495 administration fee. Payments are for 75 months at 3.75% with approved credit. Go to AutoMaxocala.com for details. Offers cannot be combined. 000DXHC 1918 SW 17th St. AutoMaxOcala.com 352-401-0808 HUGE SALE THIS WEEK on Over 100 SUVs and Crossovers $3,000 more for your trade! Quality Cars... Outlet Prices THESE ARE ONLY A FEW OF OUR SPECIALS Go to www. Auto Max Ocala.com or Call 352-401-0808 for more specials! 11 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN M1173 ONLY 18K MILES $24,680 . $369 MO 11 CADILLAC SRX M1175 MOONROOF, LOW MILES $ 3 9 9 MO. $ 399 Auto Max Price $26,880 12 CHEVROLET IMPALA M1195 LT, GREAT MPG . . . $13,380 $199 MO 12 CHEVROLET MALIBU M967 LT, LOW MILES . . . . $14,480 $219 MO 12 CHEVROLET SONIC M1120 GREAT MPG . . . . . $12,880 $195 MO 12 CHEVROLET COLORADO M1153 CREW, LT . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 CHEVROLET TAHOE LT LOADED . . . . . . . $29,980 $449 MO 12 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN LT LOADED . . . . . $20,980 $315 MO 12 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE M1129 LT, ROOMY, GREAT MPG . . $21,880 $329 MO 12 CHEVROLET SILVERADO M1194 LT, V8, EXT CAB $ 3 1 5 MO. $ 315 Auto Max Price $20,880 12 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY M1181 LEATHER, DVD, LOADED $ 2 9 9 MO. $ 299 Auto Max Price $19,980 12 CHRYSLER 200 M1082 SHARP CAR . . . . $12,880 $195 MO Auto Max Price $22,880 12 DODGE CHARGER M1183 SHARP CAR . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 DODGE GRAND CARAVA N M959 SXT, PWR DOORS $15,880 $239 MO 12 DODGE JOURNEY M1186 SXT . . . . . . $17,880 $269 MO 11 FORD FIESTA M1160 . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,880 $219 MO 12 FORD FOCUS M1128 SEL, NICE CAR . . . . . . $13,880 $215 MO 12 FORD FUSION M1070 . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,880 $225 MO 12 FORD EDGE M978 SEL MUST SEE . . . . . . . $20,880 $315 MO 12 FORD ESCAPE M1042 ONLY 16K MILES, VERY CLEAN $17,880 $269 MO 11 FORD EXPEDITION M1092 XLT, V8, 3RD ROW . . . $24,880 $375 MO 12 FORD EXPLORER M1164 LEATHER, VERY SHARP . . $27,880 $419 MO 12 FORD F-150 M996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,880 $329 MO 12 FORD MUSTANG M1116 LEATHER, LOADED $ 2 5 5 MO. $ 255 Auto Max Price $16,880 12 GMC TERRAIN M1155 32 MPG, NICE SUV $ 3 1 5 MO. $ 315 Auto Max Price $20,880 12 GMC SIERRA 1500 M1177 DENALI, AWD, 6.2L, LOADED $36,880 . $549 MO 12 HYUNDAI SONATA M1228 GLS, AUTO $ 225 MO. 12 HYUNDAI ACCENT M1115 GLS, AUTO . . . . . . . . . $11,880 $219 MO 12 HYUNDAI ELANTRA M1102 GLS, AUTO . . . . . . . . $13,880 $209 MO 12 HYUNDAI SANTA FE M1218 GLS . . . . . . . . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 HYUNDAI VELOSTER M1046 SPORTY CAR 7K MILES . . . $17,880 $269 MO 10 HYUNDAI VERACRUZ M1162A 3RD ROW, LOADED ONLY 26K MILES . . $17,880 $269 MO Auto Max Price $14,880 12 INFINITI G37 SEDAN M1229 LUXURY PKG, MOONROOF $ 3 8 9 MO. $ 389 Auto Max Price $25,880 12 KIA OPTIMA M1099 LX, HIGH MPG Auto Max Price $16,880 12 KIA SORENTO M1127 V6, 3RD ROW . $19,880 $299 MO 12 KIA SOUL M1084 . . . . . . . . $14,880 $225 MO 10 MERCEDES GLK-CLASS M1207 NAVI, PANORAMIC ROOF, LOADED $ 4 1 9 MO. $ 419 Auto Max Price $27,880 09 MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS M1096 MOONROOF, LOW MILES . $21,880 . $329 MO 12 NISSAN ARMADA M1172 SV, 3RD ROW . . . . . $25,880 . $389 MO 12 NISSAN FRONTIER M1166 SV, CREW CAB . . . . $19,680 . $299 MO 12 NISSAN QUEST M1005 ALL NEW BODY STYLE . . . $17,880 . $269 MO 12 NISSAN ROGUE M1061 . . . . . . . . . . . $16,880 . $255 MO 12 NISSAN SENTRA M1199 PWR . . . . . . . . . $12,880 . $195 MO 11 NISSAN VERSA M1191 . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,880 . $149 MO 12 NISSAN ALTIMA M1142 S, NICE CAR $ 2 2 5 MO. $ 225 Auto Max Price $14,880 12 TOYOTA AVALON M1123 LIMITED, PEARL WHITE . . $23,880 . $359 MO 12 TOYOTA YARIS M1069 GREAT MPG . . . . . . . $11,480 . $169 MO 12 TOYOTA RAV4 M1086 . . . . . . . . . . . . $17,880 . $269 MO 12 TOYOTA SIENNA M1170 . . . . . . . . . . . $21,480 . $325 MO 11 TOYOTA TACOMA M1205 CREW CAB, LEATHER . . . $23,440 . $355 MO 11 TOYOTA TUNDRA 2WD M988A . . . . . . . . $15,880 . $239 MO 11 TOYOTA VENZA M1179 NICE SUV, 20 WHEELS . . . $18,880 . $285 MO 12 TOYOTA CAMRY M1189 LE $ 2 3 9 MO. $ 239 Auto Max Price $15,880 Auto Max Price $14,880 12 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA M1088 SE . . . . . . . . $13,880 $209 MO 12 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT M1009 MUST SEE, GREAT DEAL $14,880 $225 MO $ 2 5 5 MO. $ 255 12 DODGE DURANGO M1216 CREW, SHARP $ 3 4 5 MO. $ 345 12 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA M1041 LEATHER $ 2 2 5 MO. $ 225 11 LEXUS RX 350 ONLY 10K MILES, LOADED $ 479 MO. 10 HONDA CIVIC CPE M1225 GREAT MPG . . . . . . . $12,880 . $195 MO 10 HONDA ACCORD LX, GREAT CAR . . . . . . . . . $14,880 . $225 MO Auto Max Price $31,880 000E3X8 SEE PAGE 9 Your Unwanted Jewelry Could Be Worth Lots of Money!



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CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 39 32~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com BRIEFS Auditions for Over 55 talent show scheduledAdults 55+ from all over Florida are invited on stage to audition for the fourth annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Ocalas Circle Square Cultural Center. Judges will choose several top acts that will then perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Cultural Center on Saturday, May 11, where they will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-8543670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com. INDEX Bookmark..............................23 Cherrywood.........................12 Classifieds................................x Oak Run.................................19 Opinion....................................8 OTOW.....................................22 Out to Pastor........................10 Pun Alley...............................29 Puzzles...................................27 Spruce Creek North...........21 In last weeks SPCA Paws and Claws column, a phone number to get information on Trinki the Yorkie was incorrect. The correct information is to call Shirley at 610442-4148. Corrrection BY MARIE ROPPEL On Feb. 6, a luncheon sponsored by the United Way was held at the Livestock Pavilion to show appreciation to the Reading Pals in local schools. After the speakers a local magician put on an entertaining 45-minute show. Reading Pals is operating under a grant and provides one-on-one time with kindergarten students who have been identified as being at risk as far as their reading skills are concerned. Volunteers from Marion County offer time most weeks. Each volunteer is assigned a student and becomes their reading pal. Books and activities are provided. After two sessions, the student takes the book home for their own library. Just before Christmas and spring vacation, the student is given an extra book to take home. Prior to beginning work with the students, training is provided. Reading Pals are honored PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELAt this table are volunteer Reading Pals who go to Marion Oaks Elementary school to read with their assigned student. Some are from Oak Run and OTOW. Jan Hathaway, literacy coordinator with United Way of Marion County, thanks the volunteers. Michelle Kernan with Academy Program at Marion County Schools is talking to the group. Magician Brian LaPalme is preparing to do his 45-minute show for the Reading Pals volunteers. A 16-year-old West Port High School student was killed Feb. 14 in an accident on County Road 484 near Marion Oaks. Brandon A. Garner, who played freshman football last season, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck eastbound in the right lane, approaching traffic ahead of him allegedly at a high rate of speed, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. As he was passing, in the right lane, a 2010 Hyundai Elentra driven by Antonia M. Santiago, 59, of Ocala, he accidently struck the right side of of the Hyundai, overcorrected to the right and lost control. The pickup struck a road sign and then a large tree on the south shoulder of the road, then rotated back into the road. Santiago, meantime, was able to maintain control and came to a stop. According to the FHP, it was raining at the time of the crash and the road was wet. Garner was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 p.m. West Port High School freshman dies in wreck Fourth aceDetroit Johnson of Oak Run holds a plaque marking his fourth career hole in one at Pine Oaks on Jan. 28, with a 7 iron from 119 yards out. PHOTO BY JIM CLARK BY JIM CLARK EditorBack in World War II, there was a general who made a comment that women werent intelligent enough to be pilots. Ocalas Marguerite Bernhardt took offense to that, and eventually took to the skies to prove that general wrong. Marguerite, 93, was the recipient of a veterans pinning ceremony at Hospice of Marion Countys Legacy House Wednesday afternoon. I taught instrument flying, the Connecticut native said of her days in the war as a member of the Air Force. She pointed out that two girls flew B29s, but that was one assignment she didnt get. She flew AT-6 and BT-13 planes. Just three years ago, she got to fly in an AT-6 again, this time at Leeward Air Ranch. She received the pin from Janet White, her cousin from Zephyrhills, while a number of Leeward residents looked on. She also received her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC and daughter of Tina Chisolm, social worker at Legacy House. In 2010, she was one of those who received the Congressional Gold Medal for service in World War II as members of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, better known as WASPs. On Wednesday at Legacy House, she proudly held a picture from her days in the military. In those days, though, the WASPs werent considered part of the armed services, but their members were given status as veterans in 1977. In Ocala, Marguerite lived in Blue Skies Mobile Home Park at Northeast 25th Avenue and 14th Street. Former female WASP pilot honored at Legacy House PHOTO BY JIM CLARKMarguerite Bernhardt, 93, holds a picture of herself from her World War II days. She was honored in a pinning ceeremony at Legacy House on Wednesday. Additional photo, Page 26. *See sales person for details. Pictures for illustration purposes only. All prices and payments are with $1,000 cash or trade equity plus tax, tag, and $495 administration fee. Payments are for 75 months at 3.75% with approved credit. Go to AutoMaxocala.com for details. Offers cannot be combined. 000DXHC 1918 SW 17th St. AutoMaxOcala.com 352-401-0808 HUGE SALE THIS WEEK on Over 100 SUVs and Crossovers $3,000 more for your trade! Quality Cars... Outlet Prices THESE ARE ONLY A FEW OF OUR SPECIALS Go to www. Auto Max Ocala.com or Call 352-401-0808 for more specials! 11 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN M1173 ONLY 18K MILES $24,680 . $369 MO 11 CADILLAC SRX M1175 MOONROOF, LOW MILES $ 399 MO. $ 399 Auto Max Price $26,880 12 CHEVROLET IMPALA M1195 LT, GREAT MPG . . . $13,380 $199 MO 12 CHEVROLET MALIBU M967 LT, LOW MILES . . . . $14,480 $219 MO 12 CHEVROLET SONIC M1120 GREAT MPG . . . . . $12,880 $195 MO 12 CHEVROLET COLORADO M1153 CREW, LT . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 CHEVROLET TAHOE LT LOADED . . . . . . . $29,980 $449 MO 12 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN LT LOADED . . . . . $20,980 $315 MO 12 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE M1129 LT, ROOMY, GREAT MPG . . $21,880 $329 MO 12 CHEVROLET SILVERADO M1194 LT, V8, EXT CAB $ 315 MO. $ 315 Auto Max Price $20,880 12 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY M1181 LEATHER, DVD, LOADED $ 299 MO. $ 299 Auto Max Price $19,980 12 CHRYSLER 200 M1082 SHARP CAR . . . . $12,880 $195 MO Auto Max Price $22,880 12 DODGE CHARGER M1183 SHARP CAR . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 DODGE GRAND CARAVA N M959 SXT, PWR DOORS $15,880 $239 MO 12 DODGE JOURNEY M1186 SXT . . . . . . $17,880 $269 MO 11 FORD FIESTA M1160 . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,880 $219 MO 12 FORD FOCUS M1128 SEL, NICE CAR . . . . . . $13,880 $215 MO 12 FORD FUSION M1070 . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,880 $225 MO 12 FORD EDGE M978 SEL MUST SEE . . . . . . . $20,880 $315 MO 12 FORD ESCAPE M1042 ONLY 16K MILES, VERY CLEAN $17,880 $269 MO 11 FORD EXPEDITION M1092 XLT, V8, 3RD ROW . . . $24,880 $375 MO 12 FORD EXPLORER M1164 LEATHER, VERY SHARP . . $27,880 $419 MO 12 FORD F-150 M996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,880 $329 MO 12 FORD MUSTANG M1116 LEATHER, LOADED $ 255 MO. $ 255 Auto Max Price $16,880 12 GMC TERRAIN M1155 32 MPG, NICE SUV $ 315 MO. $ 315 Auto Max Price $20,880 12 GMC SIERRA 1500 M1177 DENALI, AWD, 6.2L, LOADED $36,880 . $549 MO 12 HYUNDAI SONATA M1228 GLS, AUTO $ 225 MO. 12 HYUNDAI ACCENT M1115 GLS, AUTO . . . . . . . . . $11,880 $219 MO 12 HYUNDAI ELANTRA M1102 GLS, AUTO . . . . . . . . $13,880 $209 MO 12 HYUNDAI SANTA FE M1218 GLS . . . . . . . . . . $17,880 $269 MO 12 HYUNDAI VELOSTER M1046 SPORTY CAR 7K MILES . . . $17,880 $269 MO 10 HYUNDAI VERACRUZ M1162A 3RD ROW, LOADED ONLY 26K MILES . . $17,880 $269 MO Auto Max Price $14,880 12 INFINITI G37 SEDAN M1229 LUXURY PKG, MOONROOF $ 389 MO. $ 389 Auto Max Price $25,880 12 KIA OPTIMA M1099 LX, HIGH MPG Auto Max Price $16,880 12 KIA SORENTO M1127 V6, 3RD ROW . $19,880 $299 MO 12 KIA SOUL M1084 . . . . . . . . $14,880 $225 MO 10 MERCEDES GLK-CLASS M1207 NAVI, PANORAMIC ROOF, LOADED $ 419 MO. $ 419 Auto Max Price $27,880 09 MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS M1096 MOONROOF, LOW MILES . $21,880 . $329 MO 12 NISSAN ARMADA M1172 SV, 3RD ROW . . . . . $25,880 . $389 MO 12 NISSAN FRONTIER M1166 SV, CREW CAB . . . . $19,680 . $299 MO 12 NISSAN QUEST M1005 ALL NEW BODY STYLE . . . $17,880 . $269 MO 12 NISSAN ROGUE M1061 . . . . . . . . . . . $16,880 . $255 MO 12 NISSAN SENTRA M1199 PWR . . . . . . . . . $12,880 . $195 MO 11 NISSAN VERSA M1191 . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,880 . $149 MO 12 NISSAN ALTIMA M1142 S, NICE CAR $ 225 MO. $ 225 Auto Max Price $14,880 12 TOYOTA AVALON M1123 LIMITED, PEARL WHITE . . $23,880 . $359 MO 12 TOYOTA YARIS M1069 GREAT MPG . . . . . . . $11,480 . $169 MO 12 TOYOTA RAV4 M1086 . . . . . . . . . . . . $17,880 . $269 MO 12 TOYOTA SIENNA M1170 . . . . . . . . . . . $21,480 . $325 MO 11 TOYOTA TACOMA M1205 CREW CAB, LEATHER . . . $23,440 . $355 MO 11 TOYOTA TUNDRA 2WD M988A . . . . . . . . $15,880 . $239 MO 11 TOYOTA VENZA M1179 NICE SUV, 20 WHEELS . . . $18,880 . $285 MO 12 TOYOTA CAMRY M1189 LE $ 239 MO. $ 239 Auto Max Price $15,880 Auto Max Price $14,880 12 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA M1088 SE . . . . . . . . $13,880 $209 MO 12 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT M1009 MUST SEE, GREAT DEAL $14,880 $225 MO $ 255 MO. $ 255 12 DODGE DURANGO M1216 CREW, SHARP $ 345 MO. $ 345 12 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA M1041 LEATHER $ 225 MO. $ 225 11 LEXUS RX 350 ONLY 10K MILES, LOADED $ 479 MO. 10 HONDA CIVIC CPE M1225 GREAT MPG . . . . . . . $12,880 . $195 MO 10 HONDA ACCORD LX, GREAT CAR . . . . . . . . . $14,880 . $225 MO Auto Max Price $31,880 000E3X8 SEE PAGE 9 Your Unwanted Jewelry Could Be Worth Lots of Money!

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Cards Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTALFor your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDADSMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Citrus Countys Volume Sales LeaderWe Deliver The Best Customer Service Buying Experience Vehicle Selection Showroom 2 Year Toyota Care Complimentar yMaintenanceCome See Why We Are Rated The Best! VILLAGE TOYOTA CRYSTAL RIVER W as. . . . . . 17,900 Savings . . . . . 2,905 $ 14,995NEW 2013 TOYOT A COROLL A OF CRYSTAL RIVER www.villagetoyota.com 352-628-5100 VILLAGE TOYOTA000DZ2U*picture for illustration purposes only. Lost Small Gray Cat Feb. 7th 10040 SW 97th Ct. Pine Run Estate (352) 854-7102 COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CSRCommercial Insurance CSR and inside sales position needed. Knowledge of AMS360 preferred. Email resume to Tracy Fero at t fero@fero insurance.com call 352-422-2160 OAK RUN ASSOCIATES FT Pool TechnicianMon-Fri 6am-2:30pm2 PT Facility CustodiansSun, Mon, Tues & Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat 6am-10am Call for more information 352-854-6557 X13 EEOC/DFWP STUCCOMechanic Wanted Crew leader position send inquiries and resume to david@ colonystone.com DRIVERS:All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on the weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed Lease to Own-No Money DownCALL: 888-880-5916 ASSIST SENIORSWe provide non-medical companionship and home help for seniors. Day, weekend and overnight shifts available. Join our special team of CAREGivers today.352-622-5936Lic. #HCS229393 LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! PINE RUNSaturday 23, 8a-2pHUGE MOVING SALE!Sewing Machine, carpet shampooer, Golf Clubs & Cart. 9781 SW 101 Place GUN SHOWOcala National Guard Armory900 SW 20TH StreetFeb. 23, Sat 9-5 Feb. 24, Sun 9-4Concealed W eap ons Classes Daily Bring your GUNS to sell or tradeGunT rader GunShows.com 352-359-0134 BUYING Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Saxophones, & Tube Amplifiers, Top Dollar Paid Call Mike, Locally (352) 207-7522 Bermuda Hay 50lbs $6 Never been rained on 795-1906 586-1906 SHAMROCK FARM, CR FELLOWSHIPAREAcountry setting. 3Br 2Ba DW CHA. Includes range & frig. $700mo + sec dep $700 No pet s 352-577-2531 BEAUTY SALON FOR SALE SW SR 200 area call for det ails 352-895-8425 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!PUT THE POWER AND CONVENIENCE OF THE CLASSIFIEDS T O WORK FOR YOU!Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. A NY IT EM PRICEDUNDER $1 00M A XIMUM 10 W ORDS RUNS F OR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 40 3 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. 2 ACRESQuiet Country Setting 3/2 on 2 acres mol Approx. 1750 sq f t LA front porch, Lg rear screened porch, Patio, 24x30 S teel Building, S teel Carport great for boat storage, etc. Fenced and crossfenced, Built in 2003 Nice Oaks, W ooded, Citrus S prings area only 20 Min. to Ocala $127,000 Call 352-302-6784 for appt. OPEN HOUSESUNDA Y February 24th 1-4PM9460 D. SW 84th T err BEAUTIFUL VILLA with split bedroom plan and cathedral ceilings. 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(352) 237-3347 Electrical, Plumbing Carpentry Sinks, Toilets Leaky Faucets Ceiling Fans Security Lighting Safety Railings Grab Bars, Ramps Drywall Repair Interior Painting Screens & Screen Doors Lanai Carpet/Tile Flooring Furniture, Cabinet Refinishing/Repairs Not Sure? -Call Me STUMP GRINDINGCALL JIM FOR FREE ESTIMA TES (800) 478-8679 000E244

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Going nowhere fastA couple was debating buying a vehicle for weeks. He wanted a truck. She wanted a fast little sports car so she could zip along the highway. He would have settled on an old truck, but everything she wanted was out of their price range. Look! She said. I want something that goes from 0 to 200 in just a few seconds. Nothing else will do. My birthday is coming up so surprise me! He did. He bought her a new bathroom scale!Its time for me to stomp on the bathroom scale to see how fast it goes to 170. Dick and his wife Jane live in Oak Run. PUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 29 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781St. Louis-style barbecued rib dinner with all the fixings (cooked low and slow). Delicious! Served on Feb. 23, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. Annual celebration of St. Patricks Day, March 16, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include corn beef and cabbage and all the trimmings. After a great dinner join us for music and entertainment in the Canteen beginning at 6. Donation is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor a Good Friday fish fry on March 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday Breakfast is served from 8 to 10 a.m. Donation is $4. The Mens Auxiliary serves shrimp and wing baskets with coleslaw and fries 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 to 6 p.m. Bingo is open to the public each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials beginning at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available. Computer classes Do you want to become more computer savvy? Do you have questions? If so, mark your calendar for a great opportunity for free computer classes beginning the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6. Classes are instructed by Robert from Lanshark. Join us for an enjoyable learning experience at VFW Post 4781! Members and guests (non-members must be signed in by a VFW Post 4781 member) Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8. Join us for karaoke on Friday, Feb. 22 with David Baldwin from 6 to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. with Richie Evans. Canteen lunches are now served on Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hall rental includes a non-smoking hall with catering and kitchen services available. The reasonable rates vary based on specific needs. For more information contact Bob O. at 904-7160578 (Please leave a message and we will return your call). Home Improvement Expo PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELCrowds gathered Saturday for the Home Improvement Expo at the Cultural Center at On Top of the World. Here are some of the visitors and one of the displays. On Friday, April 12, the Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society is sponsoring a one-day Writing Workshop on Plot and Characters: Whos in Charge Here? Readers, writers, and anyone interested in historical novels, mark your calendars and dont miss this exciting workshop! Judith Rock, noted best-selling author, will lead the workshop. The morning session will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 and will be devoted to determining What or Who is Driving this plot? Plotting means knowing when and how to reveal secrets to your characters and readers. Following lunch, the afternoon session will deal with Your Characters: Coaxing them out of the Shadows, Wrestling them to the Ground. Judith Rock has been a professional modern dancer, police officer, professor, playwright and actress. Doctoral research in France led to her Charles du Luc historical mystery series (Berkley/Penquin), set in 1680s Paris. The series has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, and Booklist. As a recent Contra Costa Times review said, Charles du Luc is well worth getting to know! Writing workshop planned Charles, ex-soldier turned Jesuit, helps produce the student ballets (Yes, these are real!) at the Paris Jesuit school called Louis le Grand. He also often finds himself helping Pariss first police chief to bring justiceand compassionto a changing and dangerous city. The series includes The Rhetoric of Death, The Eloquence of Blood, A Plague of Lies, and an enovella, Pernelles Escape. The next book in the series, The Whispering of Bones, comes out in the fall of 2013. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Garden Room at Andres Restaurant in the Citrus Hills Country Club complex, 505 East Hartford Street, Hernando. The cost of the workshop is $50 for FCHNS members and $60 for nonmembers. A plate lunch is included in the fee. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, February 22, 2013 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 Kristy Kaigan 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 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Friday, Feb. 22 Charity picnic for blind centerHighland Memorial Park is hosting a charity picnic to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out and support this great organization! The address for Highland Memorial Park is 1515 N.E. Third St., Ocala (two blocks behind the Cascades). Lunch will be served on a donation basis with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Februarys delicious menu is smothered chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, garlic rolls, brownies, iced tea and bottled water. Relax in the shade or take your lunch to goits up to you. For more information, call Community Care Director, Beverly Brown at 352-6716466.Saturday, Feb. 23 Kingdom of the Sun Concert BandThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band announces its A Musical Memory concert series for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 S.E. Fort King St., Ocala. Musical selections include: Finlandia; Selections from Les Miserables; Memory from Cats; Indiana; Esprit De Corps; Morceau Symphonique featuring trombonist Richard Blankenship; and Lassus Trombone featuring the KOS trombone section. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, call 352-624-9291 or visit http://kingdomofthesunband.org.Book sale at Winn-DixieA book sale to benefit Ocala Wildlife Sanctuary will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Winn-Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Bring your aluminum cans for recycling.African Violet Club meetingPlease join us for our Feb. 23 meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office (Brian Litz Sheriffs Substation), 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. We meet the fourth Saturday of every month except December. We have an exciting program planned for you this month. Our courtesy store is open during our meetings for your convenience to purchase all kinds of supplies such as new pots, soil, tools and fertilizer. We would love for you to join us while we learn new and interesting information about our beloved African violets. Delicious light refreshments are served. Check out the club website at http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org/. Guests are always welcome!Eagles tribute concert planned7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. Using no backing tracks or harmonizers, the band faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from their most prolific period. 7 Bridges will feature brilliant hit singles after another while offering the perfect blend of songs to capture all levels of Eagles devotees with some mighty Don Henley and Joe Walsh surprises sprinkled into the mix. Tickets for this concert start at $15. The 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience show provides family friendly entertainment for all ages, weaved into a powerful rock-n-roll concert experience! Catch them live at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information on the 2013 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670.Ocala Symphony; 2 days of young talentThe Ocala Symphony Orchestra will showcase the two winners of the annual 22nd Young Artist Competition at the Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 concerts at the Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium, while performing some of the most uplifting and powerful pieces of the symphonic repertoire of Italian composer, Ottorino Respighis Pines of Rome. Julia Hossain, 14, who won the junior division, will perform Edouard Lalos Symphonie Espagnol. Ivana Muncan, 23, who won the senior division, will perform Ludwig Van Beethovens Piano Concerto No. 4. Both winners received a $1,000 cash prize, as well as the opportunity to perform with the OSO Feb. 23 and Feb.24. Each year the OSO sponsors this youth outreach program for outstanding young musicians, with the goal of motivating and enhancing the music careers of promising young musicians. The competition takes it a step further by assisting these ambitious musicians in their musical careers by providing the opportunity to be a participant musician with the OSO. Maestro Matthew Wardell, OSO musicians and local area musical experts judged these promising young artists. There will be two concerts held at OBS: Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com or calling 352-351-1606.Sunday, Feb. 24 Creation seminar at Fellowship Come to Fellowship Baptist Church this Sunday, Feb. 24 at either 8:30 or 11 a.m. as we welcome guest speaker Steve Levinson, renowned creation specialist. Dr. Livingston will explore the topics of creation and evolution, and demonstrate the message from creation to the Cross using videos, games and his fossil collection. For more information, call Fellowship Baptist Church at 352-629-5379. We are located 7.5 miles west of I-75 at 10500 N. U.S. Highway 27, Ocala (at the junction of 464B, across from the BP station). Community calendar Friday, March 22 Lions Club offers casino tripThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Seminole Hard Rock Casino trip on Friday, March 22. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the Winn-Dixie, old Porters store, parking lot on State Road 200, Ocala. The cost is $30 per person but each person is given a $30 casino reimbursement. Make checks payable to the Ocala 200 Lions Club. Reservation deadline is March 13. For more information call Diane Melnick, 352-8612730 or email her at, melnick8350@aol.comSaturday, March 23 Saddle Oak Club yard saleThe Saddle Oak Club will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the development on State Road 200 across from Heath Brook The yard sale will be in the clubhouse and on clubhouse grounds by all the community residents. Breakfast will be served with sandwiches and coffee. Lunch will be soup and sandwiches. There will also be a bake sale. The event is open to the public.Saturday, April 20 Helping Hands race, walk, fun runHelping Hands is having its inaugural 5K race, a 1 mile walk, and a Kids Fun Run, on April 20th at the Baseline Road Trailhead (Florida Greenway). Its a family event featuring complimentary food, snacks, drinks, music, exhibits, and raffle prizes. Individual and group awards will be given out to winners. The cost for adults is $20 for pre-registration, youth $15, and the childrens Fun Run (10 years or younger) is free. Top quality event shirts are free to the first 200 registrants. All the proceeds go to helping local men, women, and children in need. Registration, sponsorships, and detailed information is available on our website at www.helpinghandsocala.org or call Holly Miley at 352-732-4464. All this week racecars have been going round and round at Daytona Speed Week, leading up to the main event on Sunday with a 500-mile race. Filled with octane flumes we will make a pit stop at Pun Alley to see if we can find a racy story or two.Something smellsNews has come from Indiana about the air pollution caused by cars at the Indianapolis 500 auto race. Residents living near the track complained about the noise and pollution caused by the cars. But what disturbed them more was the putrid-smelling exhaust that continually emanated from the cars themselves. During the race they were rarely able to emerge from their homes without being assaulted by noxious fumes filling the air. Finally these residents had enough, and they filed a suit against the Raceway for Indy scent exposure.See?A woman speeding on her way to Daytona was pulled over by a policeman who asked to see her license. After looking it over, he said to her, Lady, it stipulates on your license that you have to wear glasses. Well, I have contacts, the woman replied. Look lady, I dont care who you know, snapped the officer. Youre getting a ticket.Cruise controlThe NRA reported getting thousands of new applicants a day since the White House called for gun control. Many stores are selling out of guns. The Automobile Dealers of America just issued a plea to President Obama asking him to call for car control. After all, cars in the wrong hands can be dangerous weapons.SprintsA kaleidoscope is a device for watching automobile accidents. The person who has a secondhand car knows how hard it is to drive, a bargain. Four blonde drivers in four cars at a four-way stop can be an eternity. A small automobile being pulled by a motor home displayed a sign in its rear window reading, I go where Im towed. Joan calls her father who lives in Indianapolis her Hoosier daddy. When asked if the cars blinker was on, the blonde said, Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. He drove his expensive car into a tree and found out how the Mercedes bends. Even when a racecar goes backwards, it is still spelled racecar. Getting into an automobile accident on your way to get fast food puts you on a crash diet. A car that turns left when you steer right and vice-versa is a Dislexus. I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. When it comes to parking she does a bang-up job. Riding on I-75 is like Russian roulette; you never know which driver is loaded. A wife told her husband, Be an angel and let me drive. He did and he is! Crash readyAutomobile manufacturers do a safety test where they crash new cars with dummies in them to study accidents and injuries. As a result they have made cars safer for dummies. Thats great, considering all the dummies that are driving cars these days. Ever go fishing?A man was speeding down I-75, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, after they passed a speed trap, he was pulled over. The officer handed him a ticket and was about to walk away when the man asked, Officer, I know I was speeding, but I dont think its fair. There were plenty of other cars around me who were going just as fast, so why did I get the ticket? Ever go fishing? the policeman asked the man. Ummm, yeah the startled man replied. The officer grinned and added, Did you ever catch them all? 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Monday, Feb. 25 40 & 8 to meetThe regular monthly meeting of the 40 & 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, on the second floor of the Bank of the Ozarks building on State Road 200 at the entrance to On Top Of The World. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome. Come and enjoy camaraderie and light refreshments with fellow veterans. For more information, phone Ben at 352-854-0272 or Zack at 352-873-4841. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Black Ocala: An oral historyThe Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offers a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. It will take place at Webber Center at the College of Central Florida at 7 p.m.SOS meetingThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. Room 235 (Multipurpose Room) at 1 p.m. Our meeting on Feb. 26 will be a presentation by Jane Houldsworth, Community Relations person for Americas Choice in Homecare, Visiting Angels. We never know when we might have a need for these kinds of services and this presentation should be very interesting. If you have any questions, please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904.Friday, March 1 World Day of PrayerChurch Women Uniteds World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 1, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 State Road 200 in the Blair Stewart Enrichment Center. Refreshments will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program will start at 10 with a theme of I Was A Stranger, and You Welcomed Me. This event is open to the public and all are welcomed. Although not required, donations for the Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse Center will be accepted. For more information phone Judy, 352-6293434.Saturday, March 2 Palm Cay garage salesCommunity-wide garage sales will be held at Palm Cay on Saturday, March 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gates will be open to the public. A hot dog lunch will be available at the Oasis fro a nominal fee. Palm Cay is on State Road 200 just two blocks west of 103rd Street Road.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 352-873-2276.Historical Novel group to meetThe Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society will meet on Saturday, March 2, in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m. and the program starts at 1:30 p.m. Carol Megge will present a program titled, How to Start Writing a Historical Novel, in which she will guide us through five decision-making steps starting with the setting of the novel, including time and place. Step two concerns doing research to acquire knowledge about the chosen setting. Step 3 is determining the genre of the novel and Step 4 relates to choosing the gender and age of the main characters. Step 5 deals with the inciting incident. Megge will have handouts available at the meeting. This is sure to be an interesting and informative program for writers embarking on a new adventure. If there is time, President Joyce Moore will lead a follow-up discussion of Rick Seymours February program that explored the twelve stages of The Heros Journey. FCHNS meets at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call Marian Fox 2352-726-0162 or visit our website www.fchns.org.Tuesday, March 5 Luncheon at Our RedeemerThe Parish Health Ministry team at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, is having its Original Food for Thought luncheon on Tuesday, March 5, at 11:30 a.m. The presentation is open to the community with a lunch provided prior to the seminar. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Congratulations, Lamb. The end of the month brings good news in the workplace, thanks to all the efforts youve made to get your projects off the ground and running. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Dont let yourself be cowed into thinking youre not up to the challenge youve taken on. Keep reinforcing your self-confidence, and no one and nothing can stop you. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Positive responses to a recent workplace move should give you added assurance that youre on the right track. Celebrate the good news with family and/or friends. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Theres still a little emotional fuzziness you have to work through before you can feel really certain about recent decisions. But youre on the right track. Stay with it. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Youre tempted by an offer that seems close to what youve been looking for. But before you pounce on it, see if you can coax out some added perks to sweeten the deal. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your efforts to settle a volatile situation should prove successful. Now could be a good time to analyze what might have created the problem in the first place. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A once-close associate re-emerges with news that could cause you to reconsider a recent decision. But dont make a move before consulting a trusted adviser. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might feel pressured to reveal a colleagues secret. But you can rely on your strong Scorpion sense of rectitude to help you continue to do the right thing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) That pesky situation is still creating problems. But you are moving ahead, and soon it should be successfully resolved in your favor. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A spate of indecision leaves you susceptible to doubt. But youll soon regain your emotional sure-footedness and be back leading the way, as usual. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules the week with new romances favored for single Aquarians looking for partners. Cupid also targets renewed commitment for wedded Water Bearers. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) A surge of creativity keeps you happily busy through the week. But leave some quiet time to share with loved ones. Some long-awaited news finally comes through. BORN THIS WEEK: People rely on you whenever they need someone they can trust to be caring, considerate and also discreet. Thursday, March 7 Mountain Mission School concertForty-five teenagers from Grundy, Virginia, make up this traveling concert choir that has appeared nationally and internationally in settings such as the USA Christian Conventions, churches, Disney World, Opryland, Wolf Trap Park, the lighting of our national Capitol Holiday Tree plus Canada, England, Austria and France. When leaving this energetic concert, audience members find themselves humming a favorite tune. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. The event is March 7, 6 p.m. at Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/.Saturday, March 9 Concert at Firs t CongregationalThe Southern Express 18-piece Big Band will be performing at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday, March 9 at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the church; tickets are $10 and are available at the church office, 7171 SW State Road 200, 352-237-3035 or contact Dave at 352-867-7967. Refreshments will be available at intermission.Gracef ully adjus tingA talk on gracefully adjusting to later years with happiness and enthusiasm will be presented at Vitalize, at Market Street on State Road 200, on Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. For further information, call Cara at 352-509-6839. The event is free and open to the public.Concert at Marion Land ingThe Landing Lites will present a Pops Concert on Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The chorus is performing a number of hits from Broadway Musicals and Movies. Also featured are Tenor Soloist Joseph McMillan and trumpeter Pete Axson. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. Ven d ors s ought at thrif t s toreVendors can rent a space for a church sale at the Crossroad thrift store, near West Port High School, 7355 S.W. 38th St., Ocala. The sale will be Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces, the size of two parking spaces, are $10. To reserve a spot, call 352-509-4141.Wo m ens Spring BreakJoin the Womens Ministry at the annual Womens Spring Break event, Is the Power Back On?. Guest speaker will be Gaye Martin. Special Sessions: Card Making (Make and Take Class), Quilt Making (Demostration), Bible Study and Devotion (How To). Continental Breakfast Lunch Door Prizes Childcare available. Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. This is a free event for all women; a freewill offering will be taken for the guest speaker. Registration required (early bird registration by Feb. 24 and your name will be entered for an Olive Garden gift card). Contact Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Sunday, March 10 Dram atis t at Naz arene ChurchProfessional dramatist Chuck Neighbors will be performing his one-man drama, In His Steps, at Ocala West Church of the Nazarene (5884 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala on March 10 at 10:30 a.m. In His Steps is an adaptation of Charles Sheldons Classic novel, which has sold millions of copies and is ranked as one of the best-selling books of all time. It is the story of a group of Christians who revolutionize their community when they dedicate themselves to live by one simple code: What would Jesus do? All are invited to attend and be challenged by this unique story presentation. FREE Car Show Fri. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. DARRELL S DINER 8441 #105 SW SR 200 Fri. Mar. 1 & Mon. Mar. 11 10:00 AM Lunch REDS REST AURANT 841 1 N. SR 200 W e d. Mar 6 9:30 AM Breakfast CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Fri. Mar. 8 10:00 AM Lunch LOGANS ROADHOUSE 2621 SW 19th A ve. We d M a r 1 3 1 1:00 AM Lunch 000E4LJ Sunday, March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concertLast years Ocala Symphony Orchestra Concerto competition winner Julia Lee is the featured performer for the March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concert. Julia will be joined by her mother, concert pianist Hee Jung Kang, and her sister, Sophia Lee on flute. Julia was also the 12 and under winner of the 2012 Concerto Competition at Carnegie Hall. The MCMS concert is at 3 p.m. at Queen of Peace Church, 6455 S.W. State Raod 200, Ocala. For more information call 352-867-1340 or visit our web: www.marionchambermusic.com. The concert is free to the public.Tuesday, March 12 Charity pro-am at Ocala OpenA charity pro-am event kicks off the Ocala Open on Tuesday, March 12, at Candler Hills Golf Club. Proceeds from the event benefit Hospice of Marion County and Interfaith Emergency Services. Start the day with breakfast, then select a tee gift at the Nike tent. Participants will warm-up next to pros who will be vying for Ocala Open honors; play golf with a pro and get a few pointers on your own game. The day concludes with the Champions Roundup Barbecue and Awards Luncheon. For more information, call 352-861-9712.Wednesday, March 13 Tom Shelton concert scheduledGospel Musician Thomas Shelton, member of Whos Who in American Music, is internationally known and has appeared in the United States and 11 other countries. He presents his vocal concert on Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Friday, March 15 Vendors wanted for Spring ExpoBusiness owners are invited to set up booths at the Spring Expo sponsored by the West Marion Business Association on Friday, March 15. The Spring Expo is from noon to 5 p.m .at the Circle Square Commons Cultural Center. Booths are available on a first come, first serve basis and cost from $100 to $175. Electric is available. Reserve your booth space, or learn more, by visiting our website at, westmba.com or contacting Erin Jones, eajones@brickcitytitle.net, 352-274-3511.Saturday, March 16 OCala St. Patricks Day eventThe 11th annual OCalas St. Patricks Day will take place on the downtown Square on Saturday, March 16, from 4 to 9 p.m. Entertainment this year will include many great Irish dance groups and two great bands! An Triur will perform a very traditional Irish sound that will make you feel like you are feeling the breeze just atop the Emerald Isle. The main performers for the evening, the band that will get your Irish blood flowing is Seven Nations! There will be plenty of food to enjoy including corn beef sandwiches and corn beef and cabbage! There will be arts and crafts vendors providing all kinds of unique items of your interest. Fun games and activities for children and adults including the face painting, arts and crafts, dunk tank, jousting stands and Bounce House! The dunk tank will be held as a charitable attraction, so make sure to make someone get soaked! Celtic Celebration at OTOWCome join the party as the Circle Square Commons Town Square gets greenfor a Celtic Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment by The Blarney Stones as they perform traditional songs from Ireland, nostalgic banter and hilarious jokes. Also performing will be the talented Hogan School of Irish Dance who will wow! you with contemporary and traditional dance performances. Participate with Jessica Pinkowski and her dance party for a lesson on how to dance the Irish Jig. Plus, enjoy a St. Patricks Day tribute performed by the Sexton Sisters, Victoria and Alexandra. Enjoy delicious Irish cuisine and green beer provided by Friendship Catering. Hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available for purchase by Mr. Bs Big Scoop. Join us for this free event on Saturday, March 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Circle Square Commons Town Square, 8409 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information call 352-854-3670 or visit our website: www.CircleSquareCommons.comDunnellon Knights hold danceThe Knights of Columbus, Council 8510 will host its annual St. Patricks Day Dinner Dance on March 16. The dance is open to all of Irish descent and those who wish to be Irish for just an evening of fun and frolic. The dance will be held in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. It will feature corned beef and cabbage, potato and carrots, Irish soda bread and an awesome dessert table and cash bar. Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Music will be provided by Joe Koos with dancing until 10. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased from any Knight or the church office To reserve a table for parties of 8 to 10, purchase tickets by mail or for additional information call 352-489-6221. Proceeds from this event will go to local charities. Looking for vendors Come join us on March 16 at Oak Runs annual Plant Sale and Craft Show. There are tables available inside the Orchid Club for $15 per table. The show will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will have entertainment and food available. Please call Patricia Callahan 352-484-0895) or Sharon Cariglio 315-383-2138) for more information. Our proceeds are donated to CCF s Horticulture Scholarship program. Run, walk for United WayUnited Way of Marion Countys high school youth program is hosting a St. Patricks Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 16, at 8 a.m. downtown at Ocala City Hall to benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $20 before Monday, March 11 and $25 afterward. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call Tina Banner at 352-732-9696. American Legion Post 354 of Ocala presented Korean War era veterans with Certificates of Appreciation signed by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on on Feb. 18. The individual certificate reads In recognition of honorable service during the Korean War in defense of Democracy and Freedom. Through your selfless sacrifice, the tide of communism on the Korean Peninsula was halted and liberty triumphed over tyranny. The Department of Defense and the people of America and Korea are forever grateful. The 2011 Defense Authorization passed by the Congress of the United States and signed by the president authorized the establishment of the Department of Defense 60th anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee. During the next three years, the Committee will honor the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans. In addition, all Korean War era veterans will receive an invitation through the Department of Defense for a special event in Washington, D.C., on July 27. Post Commander Fred Pulis presented individual certificates to the 14 applicable members in attendance. In total, Post 354 has 93 Korean War era veterans in its membership. A special cake was prepared honoring the event. These Korean War veterans were honored recently. Korean War veterans honored by American Legion PHOTO BY JIM CLARKPinning ceremonyMarguerite Bernhardt receives a veterans pin from her cousin, Janet White, right, and her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC. On Saturday, March 2, the Ocala Elks Lodge 286 will host an Army of Hope Breakfast to benefit the Army of Hope, one of the charitable programs of Florida Elks Charities. The mission of the Army of Hope is to provide aid assistance to the families of deceased, disabled, and deployed members of the military of Florida serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Examples of aid are car, utility, and insurance payments; major appliance repairs (A/C, water heaters, washers/dryers, etc.); minor home repairs (plumbing, painting, etc.); auto repairs or transportation; school lunches; babysitting; medical/dental emergencies not covered by insurance; lawn mowing, landscaping, and sprinkler repairs; phone cards; clothing and shoes; groceries; gas; and medical travel. This program also funds a week of summer camp at the Florida Elks Youth Camp located in Umatilla for children who have deceased, disabled, or deployed military family members. Admission for the breakfast buffet is $8 for adults. Children ages under 10 will be admitted for $5. The event is open to the public. Net proceeds will benefit the Army of Hope. The breakfast is being held at the Ocala Elks Lodge at 702 N.E. 25th Ave. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since the inception of the Florida State Elks Association Army of Hope in 2007 the AOH has raised $242,784. The committee has distributed to the troops $56,151; funded three AOH camp weeks at a cost of $108,360; and currently has $78,274 available for distribution. The average distribution of the 42 grants to service members or their families during this time was $1,337. Individual aid requests may be made by submitting a completed request form (found online at www.flelks. Or go to your local Elks Lodge. The families of Florida active duty military personnel, military reservists, the Coast Guard, the National Guard, and/or their dependents are eligible to apply. An active duty member stationed in Florida with his/her dependents would qualify as a Florida resident. Charity of Hope breakfast to be hosted by local Elks Read the classifieds AAA backs FHP in ignoring new lawAAA urges all county and city law enforcement agencies to support the Florida Highway Patrols decision not to enforce a new state law. Last year, Florida lawmakers passed a law that requires international travelers, including Canadians, to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) before operating a vehicle in the state. The law was designed to ensure visitors have a license printed in English, to ease translation barriers for law enforcement officers. However, the law went into effect at the start of 2013 and many tourists were caught off guard. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles decided to defer enforcement until further notice. Tourists are encouraged to apply for an IDP in their own country. Guide Dog Foundation Needs VolunteersThe Guide Dog Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides guide dogs to blind individuals without cost, is seeking volunteers to raise a puppy from seven weeks until one year of age. After this time the puppy will return to the Foundation for formal training as a guide dog for the blind or as a service dog for a disabled veteran. No previous dog training experience is needed, however, patience and a love of dogs is required. All veterinarian expenses are fully covered. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, February 22, 2013 Around 1937, during the double-dip years of the Great Depression, New York Times Washington columnist Arthur Krock reported that President Roosevelts New Deal administration admitted it would stick to its political strategy to tax, spend, and elect. The strategy was successful. Mr. Roosevelt was reelected three times, and many voters became lifelong Democrats. The tax-spend-and-get-reelected epithet has stuck to the Democratic Party for decades. Strangely, the Republican Party avoided any similar epithet. The GOP is known lately for its cut taxes-borrow-and-spend-like-aDemocrat strategy. Democrats forage for votes by creating and expanding social programs and entitlements. By contrast, Republicans focus on stimulating economic growth and garnering support from businesses and financial organizations, sometime referred to as corporate welfare and crony capitalism. When President Obama recently announced an ambitious program to expand governmentfunded childhood education, we surmised the political brilliance of his proposal hundreds of unionized jobs for newly graduated teachers, thousands of ecstatic parents, and a generation of students who will be told they learned to read by fourth grade because of a generous president who was a Democrat. The White House did not include a cost estimate for the new program. Instead, the president suggested, as usual, that it would add nothing to the national debt and deficits. Mr. Obamas proposals and initiatives always seem to include a mystical feature of nocost. Getting a new governmentfunded program through congress will be difficult. If Republicans balk at the presidents expansion of childhood education, Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader in the House of Representatives will lecture and try to embarrass the majority party for uncaring stinginess which will cause generations of illiterate fourth graders. The president also suggested the new program could be gradually extended to begin in day care schools. What might the president have in mind by presenting such an expansive new program? Votes among other things. There will be a congressional election in 2014. With two years left on his presidency at that time, Mr. Obama undoubtedly hopes his party can take control of both houses of Congress. Another conjecture which came to mind is that Mr. Obama may hope cradle-to-kindergarten coaching in government-funded schools will serve as surrogate parenting for millions of missing fathers whose only contribution to society is sperm donations which create one-parent families. In addition, we doubt this president has any intention of going quietly into retirement at the end of his second term. Mr. Obama is a man on two missions first, to change the culture and government of the United States into a European style social democracy. Mr. Obamas other mission is to create a new world community in which powerful nations such as the United States will cease making decisions for self-protection and self-interest. Its the uncompleted vision of World War I President Woodrow Wilson, and a long-time dream of academic elites that they could create and manage a better world. Way back in the dark ages, I was taking a freshman history class at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, taught by a woman whose real name escapes me at the moment. I say real name because she taught history through the use of art, which wasnt exactly what I expected in a history course. Older students told us she had the nickname culture vulture. High school and college kids can come up with some great names. Knowing that about my background, you might suspect that art and music, among other cultural items, arent exactly my thing. You would, however, be partially wrong. I have three sons, each born four years apart, who each played in the high school band. That means that I was a band parent for 12 years straight, which might be some sort of record. So when my wife and I descended upon West Port High School last Thursday to listen to eight high school jazz bands, it was just an extension of what we went through as parents. We werent disappointed. The eight bands that played, including four from West Port and one each from Belleview, Forest, Lake Weir and Vanguard high schools, showed great talent, even if not all the songs were familiar to all the attendees. All eight of these bands were scheduled to be judged this week at a district competition at Lake Sumter College. Last week was just a warmup, with bands scheduled to get helpful critiques, but not grades, from a couple of judges. The four bands from West Port were labeled IV, III, II and I, and all were good in their own way. West Port II was particularly entertaining, the only one to include a vocal (by Kyle Humphrey), an electric guitar by Matthew Weisberg and electric bass by Humphrey. Possibly the hardest working, most visible performer was Kylie Chapman, who played the piano for seven out of the eight West Port songs. She does not usually cover that music, but we had a piano player out sick so she filled in, said director Scotty Vance. There were other soloists for the West Port performers listed on the program, including Kameron Olsen (tenor sax), Abby Ford (trumpet), Ivan Lopez (alto sex), Ava Sambriski (bass), Victoria Curtis, Joseph Borreca (alto sax), Evan Blankenship (alto sax), and Sarah Schore (tenor sax). There are a couple of thoughts to be drawn from these performances. First, if you ever get a chance to attend something at the West Port auditorium, by all means do so. Those of us who went to schools with gymnatoriums and other uncomfortable chair auditoriums never even envisioned a facility such as this. Second, there are some people who, for cost-cutting purposes, want to get rid of music in the schools. All you had to see was the talent on display last Thursday to let you disagree with that decision. We should make a concerted (pun intended) effort to keep the melodies flowing in our schools. And we should fight any attempt to play down the influence of culture upon the education of young people, so that when they get to the next level of education and encounter a culture vulture, theyll have an easier time in class.Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. 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 8543986.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 month. 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 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. Weve heard this message before, and now it comes into focus again: Choose your heroes wisely. Two stories in the news in the past week emphasize this more than ever. Last year in the Olympics, Oscar Pistorius was hailed as a hero, as he sprinted along with two artificial legs, the first with his handicap to run in the International games. He earned the nickname Blade Runner and people all over honored him. Today, he sits in a South African jail, charged with killing his model girlfriend, which he first claimed was an accident. His fall from grace has shocked many around the world, and made many realize that there was more to this man than his ability to compete. Then came word that singer Mindy McCready, who has a history of problems, shot and killed herself over the weekend. Although a popular singer, she was connected to all sorts of problems, going all the way back to when she was linked to then-baseball great Roger Clemens. Clemens gave a half-hearted condolence message, saying he met her a few times, denying reports that they had an affair. Despite her past, tributes have been pouring in, much as they did for the talented but troubled Whitney Houston last year. Yet we failed to see a lot of grief expressed when major, decent figures recently died. Included in that list would be people like Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters, Patti Page, the singer, and Abigail Van Buren, who gave advice that was read by millions over the years. So we send this message to people, particularly the young, to try to emulate the good people, not those who get themselves in trouble with things such as drugs. A lot of these stars end up the way some of them did in the past months. Thats not what good people should want. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Choose heroes with great care Finding good music at the school A new Obama fix from cradle to kindergarten READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Flynn Columnist Jim Clark Editor GUEST COMMENTARY BY CATHY RUSE In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for taxpayer-funded universal preschool for every child in America. As a mom of a toddler, I reject that plan. Babies and toddlers have what experts call an absorbent mind, in which they learn primarily by absorbing their environment and the movement and speech of those around them. It is no surprise that they are very attached to home and family in these years. They are not social beings yet; their only relationship need is to feel cared for by, and be in close proximity to, the people who love them the most. The idea of taking these tender souls out of their homes and putting them in some government school makes me shudder. President Obama promises that these early-start schools would have a positive impact on a childs later education. But that promise appears empty, given the dreadful report just out on Head Start. Head Start is the federal preschool program for prekindergarten children from low-income families costing taxpayers $8 billion each year. Congress asked the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of the programs effectiveness, the results of which were available last October (but not released until after the election). The study tracked the progress of 5,000 children, half of whom had been through the Head Start program from as early as age 3 and half of whom had not. The results are bad news. Despite the vast sums of money spent to ready these children No government school for our toddlers PLEASESEERUSE, PAGE10 000DXEA

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES Eating for heart health is actually easier and more delicious than you might think. When you have a good plan and plenty of mouthwatering recipes, youll enjoy taking care of your heart. According to the FDA, diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Here are some tips to help you make these kinds of heart-smart choices:Choose leaner cuts of meat. You can find plenty of delicious options such as skin less chicken, lean pork and beef. And Apple CrispTotal Time: 65 minutes Makes: 6 servings 5 cups peeled apple slices 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon tapioca 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, melted Preheat oven to 350F. Mix apples, 1/4 cup sugar, lemon juice, tapioca and cinna mon in large bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. To make topping, stir crushed cereal, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and margarine in medium bowl until well blended. Spread apple mixture in ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with cereal topping. Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is browned and apples are tender when pierced with fork. Savory MeatloafTotal Time: 75 minutes Makes: 12 servings 2 eggs 1 cup milk 2 pounds lean ground beef 3 biscuits Post Original Shredded Wheat Cereal, crushed 1 can (8 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat oven to 375F. Beat eggs and milk in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Shape meat mixture into oval loaf in shallow baking pan. Bake 1 hour or until cooked through (160F). Variation: Prepare as directed, using fat-free milk and substituting 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product for the eggs and 2 pounds thawed frozen ground turkey for the ground beef.Grab n Go Peanut Butter BarsTotal Time: 10 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 bar per serving) 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup reduced fat peanut butter 3 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, coarsely crushed 3/4 cup raisins Mix sugar, honey and peanut butter in large microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until bubbly at edge; stir until well blended. Stir in cereal and raisins. Press firmly into 8-inch square pan sprayed with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars. Store in airtight container. Take Along Tip: After completely cooled, wrap bars individ ually in plastic wrap. Leave in bowl on kitchen counter for a great grab-and-go snack. Banana BreadTotal Time: 65 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 slice per serving) 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine 2 eggs 1/4 cup fat-free milk 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas) Preheat oven to 350F. Mix flour, cereal, spice, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside. Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas. Pour into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely. Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split. youcanmakesmartsubstitu tions,too use ground turkey instead of ground beef to make meatloaf or burgers even leaner.Add fruits and veggies to every meal. Strawberries in yogurt, blueberries on a salad, carrots and hummus as a snack, roasted sweet potatoes with dinner its easier than you think to add nutrient-dense produce to your diet. Eat plenty of different colored produce for variety and a wider range of health benefits.Enjoy more whole grains. Whole grains add carbohydrates for energy, fiber to fill you up, and nutrients important for good health. And, according to a recent national survey, 4 out of 5 doctors recom mend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy, low-sodium diet, to maintain a healthy heart, reduce the risk of heart disease, and support healthy blood pressure levels. 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Congregation Beth Israel of OcalaCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Friday evening Shabbat service at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Collins Resource Center, at Timber Ridge, State Road 200, Building 300 in Ocala. The service will be led by Rabbi Karen Allen, who will give insights into the upcoming holiday of Purim as well commentary on the weekly Torah portion.. The service will feature joyous music and congregation participation. All are warmly welcome to attend and experience Reconstructionist Judaism. For further information, contact Judi at 352-237-8277 or email bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com. Congregation Beth Israel will celebrate the joyous festival of Purim on Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Collins Center. The celebration with begin with the reading of the Megillah, the Scroll of Esther, followed by a covered dish brunch and the telling of jokes and other Purim frivolities. All are warmly welcome to join in the fun and levity! For further information please contact Lois 352291-1308 or Janis 352-861-6732 and indicate what food you will be bringing. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a liberal, inclusive, progressive Jewish community affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement.Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com for school, the study found that Head Start had little to no positive impact on the cognitive abilities or emotional well-being of its participants, and even showed a negative impact in certain areas. After nearly 50 years running, the flagship federal preschool program Head Start does not give children any measurable head start at all. Something that does help children prepare for school and beyond is stronger families, a subject the president also mentioned in his State of the Union address. According to respected sociologist Dr. Pat Fagan, over a million American children suffer the divorce of their parents each year. We cannot have secure, well-prepared, confident children if we continue to sustain a culture of no-fault divorce, cohabitation and hook-ups that produce kids but no families. And as far as the use of federal dollars goes, Ive got a better idea for President Obama. Rather than taking our money and setting up government schools for babies, why not give that money back to moms and dads and let them decide whats best for their families?Cathy Ruse, J.D., is senior legal fellow at the Family Research Council. Throughout the years, I have come up with a few schemes. None of which has ever done me anything good, and yet I still spend the energy to try to come up with one that will. It all began quite innocently enough as a Christmas present. When it comes to shopping for Christmas presents I just flop triumphantly. I was not made to go shopping. When I get into a mall, I begin to feel the walls closing in on me. I develop a panic, begin sweating profusely and then head for my car without looking back. About the Christmas present. Aha, that was the solution to my Christmas shopping and a brilliant scheme that would benefit both of us. This past Christmas I purchased for my lovely wife a round-trip ticket to New York to visit her family for a week. A week of her enjoying her family and they reciprocating the enjoyment. I did mention it was a round-trip ticket. I do not mind sending her away as long as it includes a plan to return. Now, the brilliant side of my scheme. While she is in New York visiting with her relatives, I would be king of the castle. I have been looking forward to this for a long time. She gets to have fun with her relatives, and I get to have fun with myself. For the week, I will turn our rather pleasant little domicile into a rip, snorting man cave. Ah, the thought of it was wonderful. The house would be mine for a week, and nobody would be supervising me. Nothing I like more than a week of no supervision. Oh sure, I could get into a lot of trouble, but whats life for if we cannot sample a wee bit of trouble occasionally. For one, I would be in charge of the menu for the week. I was really looking forward to this. Before she left, my wife made me promise that I would eat my fruits and vegetables and I would have a balanced diet every day. With a twinkle in my eye, more twinklely than normal, I agreed to her stipulations. I had my diet already planned in my head. For a whole week, there would be no such things as salads for every meal. How she can come up with the variety of salads she serves is beyond my aching head. She honestly believes that a salad makes the world go round. Now, no salads in this house, correction, man cave, for a whole week. I love it when a plan comes together. I shall be faithful to the fruits and vegetable regimen she made me promise. After all, one womans vegetable is another mans speculation. My main vegetable of the week would be (drum roll) carrot cake. Dont try to tell me carrot is not a vegetable. I will sick Bugs Bunny on you if you do. I plan to have a carrot every day of the week. And for fruit? You guessed it. Apple fritters. You know the old saying, An Apple fritter a day makes any man happy. I have made every plan to be happy this week. I am not sure if the bakery is going to be able to keep up with my orders this week. A man has to have his fruit. My basic philosophy during this week is summed up in the old saying, The world could end at any minute. Eat dessert first! My dessert of course is fruit by nature. A banana split. Any meal that begins with a banana split is going to be an awesome meal to be sure. It was only Thursday when I became aware of something. There was this smell in the house. I looked into the kitchen area and dishes were piled upon the counter. The table where I usually sit down to eat was filled with all kinds of stuff. I do not want to know what it was. I looked in the bedroom, the laundry basket was full and overflowing and I could not see the bed. I thought to myself, why are these things piling up? They would not do that if my wife were here. Are they trying to embarrass me or what? I stood in the kitchen with my hands on my hips and I was about to give this man cave a good piece of my mind. Then I stopped. At that moment, I realized I had become my wife. Perhaps, and I am just making a suggestion here, I have gained a new appreciation for my better half. Things just do not happen around the house. Somebody has to make them happen. By Friday, I had come to my senses and realized the old saying I did not quite appreciate until this week. Two can live cheaper than one. I am not sure about the cheaper part of it, but I know two can live cleaner than one, especially if that one is Yours Truly. I thought of a Bible verse throughout the week, Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered (1 Peter 3:7). After all these years, I am just beginning to understand what it means to dwell with my wife.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. As brilliant schemes go, this one didnt make it Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder RUSECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Religion PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE11 THE AVIATORS WIFE By Melanie BenjaminAnne Morrow had always lived in the shadows of othersin her famous fathers, in her more beautiful sisters and finally in that of the handsome hero of a celebrated solo flight across the AtlanticCharles Lindbergh. Author Melanie Benjamin tells us why she wanted to tell Annes story: It seemed to me, as I studied her, standing always slightly behind her husband, that there was a sly smile, a gleam in her eyes that she was always suppressing; a secret strength hidden from the world and even at times from herself. This was Anne Morrow Lindbergh whose story I wanted to tell. Its time for Anne to step out from behind her husbands shadow. In 1927 Anne, the shy daughter of a millionaire ambassador, leaves college to spend Christmas with her family in Mexico. There she meets Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his triumphant solo flight. Despite his attention toward her, she continues to believe that his real interest is in her vibrant sister Elizabeth. Only when he invites her to fly with himan adventure that opens a while new world to herdoes she believe his intentions: But nothing could have prepared me for this moment. Nothing could have prepared me for marriage to a man like Charles Lindbergh. Here was a man who was good, brave, driven; these were the qualities I knew about him. That there were many more qualities, as yet hidden, occurred to me as well. Those hidden qualities would prove painful over a long marriage and stun her with his deathbed confession. And there was early tragedy to deal with when their first child was kidnapped and murdered. Six children would follow but Anne would never get over her grief at little Charlies cruel death. As her husbands co-pilot, navigator, and companion time and again she was forced to leave her children with nannies and pressured to have more pregnancies than doctors thought wise. And Charles was away without her a great deal. So she turned to writing. Over the years the Lindbergh star is tarnished as rumors spread about Charles anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies. Still, the strained marriage endures. In earlier books Benjamin brought to life the lovers of Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingways first wife Hadley. Here in The Aviators Wife she opens the door to a woman who always guarded her privacy. An engrossing read from a skillful writer. The story of Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Life in the shadows Bookmark Pat Wellington PHOTO BY MIKE ROPPELIcy flowerThis flower collected a coating of ice earlier this week during the hard freeze. It is hoped it survived. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with On Top of the World Communities Master the Possibilities (MTP) Education Program and Central Florida College SLI offers the following programs free and open to the public. Black Ocala: An Oral History will be held in the Webber Center at CFC. The remaining programs will be held in the Master the Possibilities Education Center located at 8415 S.W. 80th St. Contact: Allie Gore at 352-861-6303 or lwvocala@gmail.com. February 26, 7 p.m., Black Ocala: An Oral History at Webber Center, College of Central Florida. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offer a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. March 6, 2 p.m., One Woman, One Vote, Webber Center. The 70-year battle for womens suffrage is the subject of this gripping documentary. One Woman, One Vote documents the struggles both of the leaders and the women who fought alongside them. From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Alice Paul, this film follows the fight for equal rights. Though the U.S. called itself the worlds greatest democracy yet more than half of its citizens were denied the right to vote. March 13, 2 p.m., Webber Center, Go Back In Time With Susan B. Anthony. Deirdre Macnab, state president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, will appear as Susan B. Anthony to take the audience back in time. A time when women could not own property, have custody of children, get a university education, earn a paying wage. Womens struggle for the right to vote in America ushered in an unprecedented revolution in our society which resulted in changing the roles of men and women. This historic transformation should be a reminder of how societys change, a jumping off point for discussions going on today regarding womens health and the changing roles of women in society. March 20, 2 p.m., Miss Representation documentary, Webber Center. An inside look at the media and its message. As the most pervasive force of communication in our culture, media is educating yet another generation that a womans primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality and not in her capacity to lead, making it difficult for women to obtain leadership positions and for girls to reach their full potential. March 27, 2 p.m., Whats A Woman To Do? Webber Center. Whats a woman to do when she thinks her child is not receiving the kinds of educational experiences that he or she deserves and she is worried about the direction the local school board is taking; or when she thinks the unbridled growth in her community is negatively impacting the quality of life; and when she discovers the wells in her neighborhood are polluted or running dry........well what does a woman do? She gathers her courage and her friends around her and she runs for political office. Three women who have taken that leap into the arena of politics, Gail Cross, the first woman elected to the county commission, Carmen Maines who ran for the school board in a race against another woman, and Angelia Boynton recently elected as the first black woman to the school board, will share with us their decisions and their experiences. League of Women Voters, Master the Possibilities offer free programs Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Making higher learning accessible to aspiring students is the goal of the annual Calendar Dinner, hosted by the employees of Hospice of Marion County, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the areas local not-for-profit hospice. The Calendar Dinner is a theme-based fundraiser with elaborate decorations depicting each month of the year. Held at the Ocala Hilton, Saturday, March 9, 2013, 6-9 p.m., the fundraisers proceeds go to the children and grandchildren of employees who are accepted to receive scholarships. Now in its 7th year, the event has helped many students further their careers. While employee-sponsored, the Calendar Dinner is open to anyone. The $30 ticket includes dinner, entertainment, photos and a chance at both live and silent auctions. Organizers are Fay Gordon-McKenzie (873-7456), Terry Burton (854-5275) or Colleen Bacheldor (873-7400.) 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Christs Church of Marion CountySaturday, Feb. 23: Mens Prayer Group, 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25: Bible Study, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wed., Feb. 27: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28: Prayer and Praise Group, 9 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Free English classesCollege Road Baptist Church, 5010 S.W. College Road, continues teaching ESL (English as Second Language) each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are free, as is child care, and youth programs. Assistance with applying for citizenship is also offered. Enroll any Wednesday. Call 352-854-6981, or 352-237-5641 for more information.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church on Feb. 24 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Studying through the Book of Acts, the adult classes are taught by Bill Wallett in the Auditorium and the Ladies Class, in the Fellowship Hall, taught by Linda Brown. At the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Just Wait Till He Stands Up arranged by Mike Speck. Pastor Randall Brown will be bringing a stimulating Bible Message from the Word of God to the hearts of the people. The Sunday Evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. FBC also meets on Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Bible Study and Prayer. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 S.W. 105th St., off of State Road 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.Chabad of Marion CountyPurim in New York City is Chabad of Marion Countys creative twist this year on their traditional Purim party, to accommodate the anticipated crowds of men, women and children who throng Chabad for their annual Purim celebrations. On Purim, Chabad is the place to be! Chabads grand Purim Bash will be held at the Hilton of Ocala, Sunday, Feb. 24, 5 p.m. The celebration will begin with a unique Multimedia Megillah Reading, followed by exciting, music, hamentashen, Authentic New York Deli dinner buffet, face painting and a live Broadway Show. In the spirit of Purim, come in a New York style costume to be included in the lively competition where judges will award prizes to contestants with the most innovative or funny costumes. All are welcome to join regardless of affiliation or background, no membership required. The cost is $12 per adult and free under the age of 12. Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people, in the year 3405 from Creation (356 bce), from Hamans plot to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day. (Purim literally means lots for Haman determined the day of annihilation by throwing a lottery.) It is observed by public readings of the megillah Scroll of Esther, sending food portions to friends, giving gifts of money to the poor, and enjoying a festive meal accompanied with joyous drink. To RSVP or for more information on Chabads Purim festivities or more on the holiday of Purim and its observances, contact Chabad of Marion County at 352-291-2218 info@jewishmarion.org or log on to www.JewishMairon.org Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Friday, Feb 22: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., R Music for You, Rich Rodriquez karaoke 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Larry and Nancy steak night 5-7 p.m. Timeless Motown, 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Daytona 500 food, 15 p.m. Bar Bingo 3-5 p.m. Monday, Feb, 25: Coney Dogs 12 Officers meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Dart League 5:45 9 p.m., food specials 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27: LOOM meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb 28: cards 1 p.m., open darts 5p.m.-shuffleboard 7 p.m. Friday, March 1: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., Entertainment by Solid Gold 6-10 p.m. West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, open for members and qualified guests, 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of State Road 200 across from Oak Run entrance. Phone is 352-854-2200. West Marion Moose activities Recently at the award presentation of the District 16, Fred Pulis was awarded Moose of the Year for the District 16 Loyal Order Of Moose. Pulis has been member of West Marion Moose Lodge 2356 since 2006, the chairman of the Family Assistance Fund since 2007, is the chairman of the lodge auditing committee, serves on the nominating committee and was a threeyear trustee. He has worked diligently on the golf committee and was ad hoc parliamentarian for six years. Fred is also commander of the American Legion Post 354 in Ocala and chairman of the children and youth projects. In addition to receiving the award for this district, Pulis name has been forwarded for competition for International Moose of the Year at the convention in May Pulis receives Moose award Read the classifieds Marions Most Wanted Cindy Marie Baez, 19, felony bench warrant failure to appear pretrial conference principal to fraudulent use of a credit/debit card. Jeannette L. Bass (Deavers), 31, felony order to take into custody forgery of a traffic citation, driving while license suspended or revoked, providing false name/identification to law enforcement officer. Joseph M. Dye, 20, felony order to take into custody, felony fleeing or attempting to elude. Paul Dupree Johnson, 41, felony bench warrant failure to appear for jury selection principal to robbery with a firearm, sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine. Rico Vontay Savage, 33, felony violation of probation warrant possession of cocaine, carjacking, burglary of a dwelling, aggravated battery upon pregnant victim, possession of firearm by convicted felon, fleeing or attempting to elude, aggravated assault with a firearm. Andrew S. Skinner, 29, felony violation of probation warrant burglary of a dwelling, dealing in stolen property, giving false verification of ownership to pawnbroker. BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.comEntertainment and bowling news make up this weeks OTOW Happenings!OTOW EntertainmentOn Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m., The Entertainment Group closes its 2012-2013 series with the show Ken McBride Himself, a native of Waterford, Ireland (It is St. Patricks, month of course), brought to by long-time sponsors, Doctors Lynn and Goldstein ,of the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala. Kens expansive repertoire extends from the classical selections to the contemporary style of Sinatra to Billy Joel, from the favorite songs of his native Ireland, to Broadway Show Tunes, to the music of today. His acclaimed rendition of the Phantom of the Opera is truly a musical spectacular to be seen and heard. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and every M-WF thereafter. Thanks to the staff at the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala, ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $10 reserved, with a maximum of four people per purchase and is for residents of OTOW communities and Indigo East only.Lions ClubThe Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by the OTOW Lions Club will be held on April 12 at the Hilton Hotel in Ocala. The Cash Bar will open at 5 p.m. Hors doeuvres, unique creations specifically for this event, by Chef Randal White, will be served at 6, along with the silent auction. The fashion show will begin at 6:30. James Vincent Wynn is the director of this event and will provide entertainment and also conduct the silent auction. Ticket costs are as follows: $30 per individual, $55 for a party of two, and $275 for a party of 10. To purchase tickets, contact Lion Wendy Phillips at via e-mail at wendyp1946ad@aol.com. Checks should be made out to the OTOW Lions Club and sent to P.O. Box 772733, Ocala, Florida 34477. Organizations, businesses, and clubs that wish to enter a model as a contestant should contact Lion Joan Greve at 352-854-8314 or via email at lioneloise@gmail.com or maggiemagoo@yahoo.com a.s.a.p. Those interested in sponsoring this event should contact PDG Lion Estelle Clark at 352-861-7358 or via email at maggiemagoo@yahoo.com. Sponsors are classified as follows, based on the amount of money given: Diamond-$5,000; Sapphire$2,500; Platinum-$1,000; Gold-$500, and Silver-$250. Sponsors at these levels will have their ads placed in the event program. Individuals who make a donation of a minimum of $35 will be listed in the program guide as Friends of the OTOW Lions Club. Comprehensive information about the Recycled Trashy Fashion Show is now available online at www.otowlionsclub.org. Check it out and join in the fun! The Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by OTOW Lions Club is bound to sell out early, and you dont want to miss it, so get your tickets early!Travel ToppersAlthough it is only February, start making your plans now so you dont miss out on the Travel Toppers Mothers Day Trip. On Sunday, May 12, there is a trip to the Show Palace Dinner Theater to see Doo Wop Dreams. This is a lively new show with song, dance, and musical comedy, featuring Golden Oldies and is perfect for everyone. The cost is $73 for the show, a delicious buffet, and coach and tips for meal and driver. Due to contract dates, reservations will begin on Feb. 25. Call your requests to Linda Hein at 352-861-9880 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. There is also a trip there to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat on March 23. The trip is full, but there is a waiting list for any cancellations. Call Audrey Mangan at 352-854-7074 to be added to the waiting list.BowlingThe Pin Poppers have replaced OSIMA as the #1 team, effective with the Dec. 17 standings and have retained the #1 spot for six straight weeks. They are followed closely by the Strikers and the Pushovers. High male bowler is Rick DAddio, with a 175.82, followed closely by Bill Hull, with a 175.82, and Art Buecher, with a 174.87. High female bowlers are Linda McIntyre and Helen Bailey, with 156.60, followed by Hedy Schamal with a 149.58. High games for the men include Bob Vitale, with a 227, Elliott Wilkens 224, Norm Hebert 242 and 202, Joe Jingco, 209, Pete Gorczok, 211, Bill Hull, 206, 204 and 220, Rick DAddio, 226, 224 and 214, Renato Molas, 212 and 229, and Jerry Roney, 200, 232 and 204. High games for the women include Lynn Shepherd, with a 217, Barbara Reynolds, 200, Pam Monk, 210 and Linda McIntyre, 204. There are only nine more weeks until the end of the season and then, on April 22, there is a banquet, prizes and delicious food! Entertainment Group performs at OTOW Get into the swing of things for a great cause the 22nd annual golf tournament to benefit Ocala Civic Theatre returns on Friday, April 19 at Candler Hills Golf Club. The tournament will begin with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is $75 per person, which includes a box lunch, on-course water and sodas, free range balls, greens fees, a cart, and goodie bags. There also will be more than 50 on-course and door prizes. Men and women are both welcome to play. Create your own foursome, or we will be happy to assist you. Sorry, no professionals are allowed to play. Sponsors are essential to the success of any tournament. There are opportunities to contribute as a corporate, scorecard, hole, raffle, or door prize sponsor. Sponsors will be recognized at the course the day of the tournament, and a sponsor listing also will be displayed in the Theatre lobby during the run of Guys and Dolls from May 16 to June 9. As a bonus, sponsors who donate $100 or more will receive a certificate for a foursome to play at Candler Hills Golf Club in the future. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Mary Britt at 352-236-2851 or e-mail mbritt@ocalacivictheatre.com. Golf tourney at Candler benefits theatre If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimers disease, or have been recently diagnosed with the disease, Emeritus Ocala West would like to invite you to our monthly support groups. In addition to peer support, the groups will also invite specialists in the field who can answer questions about Dementia and Alzheimers disease, its causes, how a diagnosis is made and current research, as well as coping mechanisms for caregivers. Emeritus Ocala West staff will be available to discuss our unique Join Their Journey Program. There is no cost to attend this group and everyone who is living with a friend or family member with Dementia or Alzheimers is encouraged to attend. Support groups are the second Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or the last Thursday of every month from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please contact Tanja Papa, Memory Care Director at 352-861-4444 for more information. Emeritus Ocala West is at 9070 S.W. 80th Ave., Ocala. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com In spite of it being one of the coldest nights of the new year, over 60 people, many of them wearing red, celebrated Valentines Day at our annual dance. The clubhouse was brightly decorated; the refreshments included an endless supply of fruits; cheeses and sweets; and the music was perfect. Rich Becotte, our resident DJ, was right on the money with his song selection mixing romantic slow dances with line dancing favorites and up beat rock n roll. He took requests as people danced the night away to the tunes that brought back fond memories. Over 50 people took advantage of getting their picture taken by Lentz for the collage that will go up in the clubhouse as well as for their own personal use. Smiles abounded not only for the photographs but for the evening as a whole. A door prize along with raffles completed the evening as nearly everyone stayed until the last song of the night. On a cold night, the warmth of friendship; fellowship and love brought out the best in all who were there. Congratulations to Eve and Rich and the Activities Committee on a great evening.Feathered Friends?While it may be hard to believe, a week ago your humble reporter didnt know that a group called the Feathered Friends even existed. This group of fun loving ladies has a history that goes back several years but apparently is the best kept secret of Cherrywood. Pat Stewart (see Spotlight on Excellence in this column) was the founder of the group which is an offshoot of the Red Hat Society. For those of you not familiar with the Red Hat Society, it was founded in California by Sue Ellen Cooper. She was inspired by a poem written by Jenny Josephs which reads in part, When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat that doesnt go and doesnt suit me. Primarily the society promotes social interaction and bonding among women. In pursuit of this goal, our ladies scheduled monthly field trips to a wide variety of locations; enjoyed lunches together and shared experiences. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, our independent ladies decided to break their ties and formed the Feathered Friends. For the past several years, they continued to meet and share the deep friendships that characterize the group. Last week the Feathered Friends went to Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards for a tour and tasting. As usual, everyone had a good time and most went to lunch at the Red Oak Restaurant immediately following the tour. Members who attended are shown in accompanying photo. They are; Sandra Brotherhood, Jim Jim Cooper; Patty Accomando; Olga Marie Keohler; Diane Desin; Mary Harrald; Marion OHern; Cookie Walters; Pat Stewart; Ruth Hurley; Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. Camera Club field tripOn Friday, March 1 at 9:45 in the morning, the Camera Club will meet at the clubhouse to car pool over to Rainbow Springs State Park for a photo shoot. The natural beauty of the park with its waterfalls; wildlife and abundance of flowers makes it an ideal spot for taking pictures. Admission to the park is only $2 per person. You can get a copy of directions and a map of the park from Geri so be sure and stop by and see her. We are hoping for a big turn out for this event so even if you are not a member of the camera club, you are welcome to come along. Photos taken at this outing will be judged at our next meeting on the first Friday of April. Please note that April will be our last meeting until next fall as we take the summer off.Karaoke NightOn Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Karaoke returns to the clubhouse at Cherrywood. Promising to be bigger and better than ever, we are encouraging everyone to come out and share in the good times. You would be surprised at the quality and quantity of talent that you and your fellow residents have. Bill LaVertue and company will have a huge selection of songs played on brand new state of the art equipment to enhance and compliment everyones singing voice. Bring your favorite refreshments, liquid and otherwise, to this free evening of relaxed enjoyment. You might be discovered by a talent agent or more likely, youll just have a good time with friends and neighbors. See you Saturday evening.Accordion ClubOn Wednesday evening, Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m., our Accordion Club under the direction of Dick Richards will again strike up the music. Dick brings together dozens of musicians of every type and bent. While accordions are the predominate instrument, they are complimented by trumpet players; saxophonists; drummers; guitarists; and key board players. If you like big band sounds or pops; if your preference is polkas or easy listening; and if you enjoy something in between, youll find your taste satisfied at these excellent monthly jam session-concerts. Every level of player can be found at these gatherings which are reminiscent of the old days when crowds would gather at the band stand in the village square. Professional musicians share with beginners and intermediate players and the music is terrific. Of course admission is free to all residents so bring your favorite refreshments; bring your friends; bring your neighbors but be at the Accordion Club. Come early to ensure that you can find a seat for some fantastic performances. Valentines Day at Cherrywood draws a crowd to clubhouse Cherrywood John Everlove Those attending the Valentines Day dance apparently had a good time. Chris Houskin at the Accordion Club. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE13 Oh my goodness!!! If you missed this years Sweetheart Ball, you missed out! It was a blast! Never has anyone seen so many people dancing, laughing and having a great time singing along with the oldies. The gentleman playing was a one man band, who played the saxophone and the guitar. Wonderfully, he was proficient on both. The music was tailored for anyone 50 to 90 years old, and the songs were so evenly matched between slow and fast everyone had several chances to dance their hearts out. Now personally, I prefer the fast ones, so I can shake it up a bit. But my older friends, and the married ones, like to smooch and cuddle. We all had opportunities to do both. Sweethearts abounded, there was love in the air, and what a terrific time we all had.ShuffleboardNow being a child of the 50s and 60s, just like most other kids, I learned to play shuffleboard on the concrete of my schools playground. It wasnt exactly a sport back then, but we all learned to play. As most other kids did, as we got older we learned that it was considered an old folks game. Well let me tell you, theres nothing old folks about the way they play it on the court behind the clubhouse here! Ed Durham says its the meanest, most competitive game around. When the guys get together to play, they are in it to win. So, when I stopped by to take a picture of the players, I was surprised to see that they asked me to play a game or two. Also to my surprise, it was fun! I mean a lot of fun. They really are very competitive, it is a game of skill, luck, and defense. But the competition is friendly, the men are very willing to help a newbie, and it was excellent to be out in the fresh air in the evening. What really surprised me the most was that they welcomed a female into the group to play. Now ladies, here is your chance! Its not a rough sport, and it takes only practice. The men abound, and its free. What are you waiting for? There are all sorts of personalities involved, its friendly and there is silly joke telling along the way, mostly thanks to Ed. They claim that practice makes perfect. They play Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:30 to 8. Drop by just to watch, or just jump right in and play your heart out!CribbageAnyone interested in playing Cribbage is asked to sign in at the Clubhouse to begin to have a good time. Teams are forming now, and the sign up sheet will be available to all.HorseshoesLooking for horseshoe players! Ed Durham will be glad to help all who are willing to try to play. Beginners are welcome and treated with TLC! Ladies are welcomed with open arms, and would be well taught for as they learn. Its so much fun, youll come to play again and again! Besides, the fresh air in the morning starts your day off right! The gaming starts at 9 a.m., and goes on until whenever.Personal OpinionNow my personal opinion is this. We all live in a beautiful area. There is so much to do, there are so many things to learn, why not support both your community and your area, by joining in on the fun. Most people stay at home and watch television like it is all there is to do. But studies show, that those who get out, make friends and are active, live the longest, and have the fullest lives. Why not try one new thing this month? Get out, and check out something you never did before. What have you got to lose? You might just make a new friendship, or learn something brand new! Go for it!Ann Brennan can be reached at 352342-9466 or nickevan7@hotmail.com. Sweetheart Ball was a blast Spruce Creek North Ann Brennan Ed Durham at the shuffleboard courts. Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza 873-0223 Ocala, Florida 873-0223 873-0223 SATURDAY TUESDAY ONE LARGE ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 $6.99 With purchase of beverage. Exp. 3/8/13 MONDAY 20% OFF 20% OFF LUNCH LUNCH Excluding Tues., Sat., and Specials. With purchase of beverage. 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Veterans meetingOn Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m., the Veterans Club will feature a very special guest. William Wood of the Submarine Veterans of America Inc. will be our speaker. He will be bringing along a 24-foot working model of the Nautilus Submarine. William will demonstrate the workings; capabilities and living conditions on board the submarine as well as answer any questions you might have. In addition to this very unique presentation, March is nominations for officers. We will accept nominations for the positions of president; vice president; secretary; treasurer and trustee/sergeant at arms. Nominations are open from the March meeting until the April election. If you would like to run for an office, or if you would like to nominate some one for an office, please come and bring your nomination to the meeting. Our meetings, unless otherwise noted, are open to all of the residents of Cherrywood. Please feel free to come out and see for yourself all of the good works our veterans do throughout the year. The Veterans Club is grateful for the support and help of all our residents. As always, free liquid refreshments will be served on the patio following the meeting.Marion County Kidney Foundation 5KIts almost here; the Marion County Kidney Foundation 5 K run/walk Cherrywood has jumped at the opportunity to take part in this worthy cause. Under the leadership of Holly Bragdon and inspired by one of our beloved residents, Skip Smith; nearly 40 people have volunteered to take part in this years event. Sponsored by the Marion County Kidney Foundation, this annual race takes place at 4225 S.E. 58th Ave.; Baseline Road Florida Greenway Trail. On March 2 at 6:30 in the morning our stalwart participants will gather at the clubhouse and car pool over to the site. At 8 a.m. the runners will begin the 5K race with the walkers following at 8:05. The good news is there is still time to sign up and certainly still time to pledge. We will even accept runners and donors who are not members of the Cherrywood community. Just call Holly at 352-873-8223 and learn how you can be a part of this special event. At the race site there will be vendors giving away free gifts; live bands will provide great music; there will be childrens activities and much, much more. This family friendly event is a blast for spectators and participants alike. The Marion County Kidney Foundation is a totally volunteer organization whose purpose is to educate and provide services to residents of Marion County. We are proud to support this group for the second year in a row.Comedy NightThere are still a few tickets left for Spring Comedy Fest on March 4. Choose from either the early show at 5:30 p.m. or the late show at 7:30. Tickets are free but you must see Geri in the office to sign up. The Social Committee; Chris Zacco and Cherrywood Property Management are sponsoring Jim Moody, a first class comedian and magician who is billed as the Crowd Teaser. Jim has performed at venues around the country and describes his act as, Out of sleeve magic with off the cuff comedy. Light snacks, lemonade and iced tea will be served so get your tickets; get your friends and neighbors and come out for a free evening of laugher and awe. Its comedy night at Cherrywood.Blood driveFrom 9 a.m. until noon on March 27, the bloodmobile will be at Cherrywood to get donations of life-saving blood. There is an urgent need for blood all year around but with so many northerners down for the winter, the need is even greater. Please see Geri and sign up to donate. Giving blood is a quick and easy procedure because of the professional personnel on hand. Dont be nervous or afraid; instead, be a hero; save a life; give blood.Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 Feathered Friends front row: Marion O'Hern, Sandra Brotherhood, JimJim Cooper, Patty Accomando, Olga Marie Koehler, Diane Desin and Mary Harrald; back row: Cookie Walters, Pat Stewart, Ruth Hurley, Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE14 Oak Run TravelAll of our current trips are doing extremely well with the sale of tickets but here are two that still have limited tickets remaining: On April 12 come to Daytona on our Trip 20 we call Light and Life of Ponce Inlet to experience a guided tour of the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Then we go aboard an excursion boat to see the tremendous variety of wildlife and look for the playful dolphins and many kinds of birds. Lunch is at a local restaurant at which a menu of seafood, salad or sandwiches is offered as part of the cost of the trip. Then on to a wildlife rehab center where they help the sea turtles and other wildlife get back to nature. Call Joann and Jan Flickenger. Our Mothers Day trip on May 12 will be at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre. Doo-Wop Dreams is the show and this all-new Golden Oldies musical will be sure to please. Get ready to snap your fingers and tap your feet. The cost is $58 per person which includes the lunch buffet at 1:30 p.m. and the show at 3 p.m. plus bus drivers tip. Call Carol and Don Forgette. Royal Oaks 18-Hole Womens Golf On Feb. 12 we played the Pick Your Partner Tournament on a warm day with a noon shotgun. We had 28 couples playing the best net ball of the couple The winners in the Bonnie and Clyde flight were: 1st Place Judy and Mickey Klein; 2nd place, Pat and Dick Blackburn; 3rd place, Elsa and Dick Berbig. In the George and Gracie flight the winners were: 1st place, Leslie and Dick Rizzo; in 2nd place with a 5-way tie were, the Lavaccas, Smith and Timmermeyer, the Edwards, the Terrys and the Houghtons. In the Ricky and Lucie flight the winners were: 1st place, Gayle and Wayne Feeman; 2nd place, Ginger and Bruce Drake; 3rd place, Carolyn and Larry Collins. A fun day was followed by a happy hour, a delicious dinner catered by Royal Oaks Golf Club and entertainment by Sally Langwah and husband Roy.ORWGAThe winners of the Feb. 7 low net tournament are listed in order of finish in each flight. Flight A: Jennie Buccella, Marti Babb, Joan Klier. Flight B: Phyllis Robinson, Donna Huffman, Annette Carini. Flight C: Olive Adler, Ruby Shepard, Evelyn Exell. Flight D: Sharon Scrivens, Ginny Simons, Pat Anderson.. Closest to the pin: Joan Klier. Chip-in: Pat Anderson. The winners of the Valentines Day low net tournament are listed in order of finish. Flight A: Connie Bingham, Marge Richardson, Marge Rymarcsuk. Flight B: Marlena Yaich, Phyllis Robinson, Sue Elie. Flight C: Nancy Reichenbacher, LaVerne Browand, Anita Caruso. Flight D: Mary Hart, Ann Hurr, Sharon Scrivens. Closest to the pin: Connie Bingham. No chip-ins. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 000DCKQ Sunday Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Matt Hunt Assoc. Pastor Kevin Hunt (Independent) 6158 SW Hwy. 200 Jasmine Plaza Ocala, FL 34476 873-4705 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! 000D7EJ Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000CPSM Sunday Worship 8:15 am & 11:00 am Sunday School 9:45 am Wednesday Evening Worship 6:45 pm German Language Worship 1st. Sunday of each month 3:00 pm CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBL Y Proclaiming Good News SER VICES Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. 000DNZC Everyone is welcome Thomas Markham, Pastor 352-237-6950 9644 SW Hwy 484, Ocala (Near State Road 200) Located a mile west of SR 200 at 10260 SW 110th Street (turn west across from the entrance to Oak Run) Expository Bible Teaching Traditional Services Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 PM 000DMCH Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher Phone (352) 861-9080 JOIN US IN WORSHIP 9045 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 000DANR Sunday Services 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Monday Morning Christians Bible Studies W e dnesday 7:00 p.m. Southwest Christian Church 000COJM 4800 SW 20th St Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-5611 www.bereanbaptist.net Ber ean Bapt ist Church Independent F undament al Dr Mike Patton Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45am Sunday Worship 10:45am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm Assistive Listening System Nursery pr ovided for all services 7768 SW Hwy 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www .countr ysideocala.or g W elcome to Countr yside Pr esbyterian Chur ch (USA) Sunday W orship 10:30 am Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am T uesday Bible Study 2:00 pm Pastor Gar y O. Marshall Inspiring T raditional W orship 000DT3J 9524 S.W 105th St., Ocala 237-2640 Sunday Sunday School . . 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship . 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship . . . 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . 7 p.m. Youth Alive . . . . . 7 p.m. Friendship B aptist Church A Place of New Spiritual Beginnings 000DGAB Pastor Randy & Linda Brown 000DOXB 352-861-6182 www .ccomc.org S UNDA Y S ER VICES Sunday School . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . 10:30 am W EEKL Y A CTIVITIES W ednesday Bible Study . . . . 7:00 pm S ENIOR P AST OR D AV I D B ELLOWS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala, Fl 34476 000DTCQ A Pr ogr essiv e Community of F aith in the Hear t of Centr al Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didn t reject people. Neither do we. F irs t Congr eg a tional United Chur ch of Chris t 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000DG9D 8070 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 1 1am, 6pm 1:30 Spanish Service Tuesday 7pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Thursday Bible Study 6:30 to 7:30 Y outh 7pm Friday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) W orship: 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 000DP7L Revs. T erry & Mary Beth Harper Pastors See us on Facebook Maranatha Baptist Church 347-5683 www .maranathabaptistc.org Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Sunday Services . . . . . 10:45 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. Sunday AWANA (Aug.-May) . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting . . 6:45 P.M. Pastor Bill Fortune 000E2ZF PREACHING THE TRUTH IN LOVE 525 Marion Oaks Trail, Ocala 75 484 484 Exit 341 SW 49TH AVE. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Spaghetti dinnerOn Saturday, March 23, come out to the Veterans Club spaghetti dinner. Tickets are only six dollars for a delicious spaghetti and meat ball dinner that includes salad; bread; dessert and of course, lemonade or iced tea. But theres more. In addition to dinner, you will be entertained by Bob Mace, professional keyboard player and accordionist. Delight in the Italian music while you dine and then be entertained and dance to the music of this world class talent. Bob has performed at many varied venues from Buffalo New York to Ocala and for over 60 years he has brought audiences his amazing music and humor. Raffles and a door prize are also going to be available for your enjoyment while you eat, drink, dance and laugh. Feel free to bring your favorite bottle of wine or other libation and come out in support of your Veterans Club. This fund raiser will help provide for the many charities and other needs of the club. A limited number of tickets are available so see Geri right away.Seminar on heating and A/COnce again Thermo Cool Air Conditioning and Heating is inviting residents of Cherrywood Estates to their mobile anniversary celebration. The celebration is planned for Thursday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topics to be discussed will include: Learning some basic air conditioning and heating maintenance tricks. Learning about small service repairs that can save you unnecessary trip charges. Learning about air filtration methods and energy saving tips. Cherrywood residents, here is your chance to have your air conditioning and heating questions answered. Thermo Cool will be grilling and serving hot dogs, hamburgers and beans, prior to the program. Door prizes will be presented. Contact Geri at 352-2371675 to sign up for this seminar. St. Patricks DayOn March 16, Cherrywood will pull out all the stops and celebrate St. Patricks Day in style. Start planning now for this night of music and shenanigans. Doors open at 6 p.m. for finger foods served up in the clubhouse. Traditional Irish colors will decorate the clubhouse and Rich Becotte will be playing music of the Emerald Isle; not to mention our favorite dance tunes. Therell be lots of laugher and blarney and who knows; you may even find a Leprechauns pot of gold in the raffles and door prizes. Bring your favorite drinks and snacks too if you wish. Wear your favorite outfit of green and your dancing shoes then come out for a truly Irish celebration. See Geri for your tickets and dont miss St. Pattys Day at Cherrywood.Spotlight On ExcellenceEach week we present a person or persons who have an interesting past; a promising future or who have had an impact on the quality of life here in Cherrywood. This week we bring you a profile on a lady who has not only a fascinating past but who has made a real difference to the community as a whole. Her name is Patricia Stewart. Pat was born in Essex, England; a suburb of London. When World War II began, she was just a young girl and like many of the children of that generation, she was evacuated from the city. She and her mother fled to Wales to avoid the German air raids. Many of us can only imagine the terror and grief that a little girl would feel leaving behind her Papa, her family and friends; her bed, home and belongings; everything that was familiar to her. Unlike many children, Pat did have her mom with her as they stayed with relatives. Pats father was with the Royal Air Force in Bomber Command. The long years of the war were difficult on him as well. Constant danger and loneliness became a way of life for everyone that was left behind to face the onslaught of the Luftwaffe. For not only England as a nation, but for individuals and in this case Pats immediate family, it can be said as Winston Churchill put it, This was their finest hour. While she was in school in Wales and then when she returned to England, Pat learned to speak German, French and Latin. These language skills would help her later in life after her graduation from Woodford County High School. Shell Oil Corporation took an interest in Pat after the war ended. They provided not only a good salary but also housing and other benefits which helped her along the way. Pat was hired in the personnel department to screen and interview people for the company. She was so good at what she did that they promoted her and she became the youngest manager in that division of the corporate structure. An opening came up in Luxemburg and because of her work record and language abilities, Pat was offered the position. Seeking to broaden her opportunities and horizons, she jumped at the chance and was soon living and working in the small country that borders Germany. Partially because of her early childhood experiences and partly because of her nature, Pat is an independent person. This was evidenced one day at her work. The custodian who usually made the coffee for everyone was out sick. Since she was the only female in the office, the boss told her it was up to her to make the coffee. After a brief discussion, she obediently did as she was told. That was the last time she was ever asked to make coffee. As she related this story to your humble correspondent, I didnt have the inclination or the courage to ask her why it was the last time she was asked to make coffee. Sensing my curiosity she volunteered, You could stand a spoon in the cup. That was all the explanation I needed. One evening several of Pats girl friends asked her join them. They were going over to a nearby United States Air Force Base for a dance. Pat already had a romantic interest and wasnt too keen on the idea but eventually they convinced her to come along. It was there that she met an American by the name of Pete. He was a personnel specialist in the Air Force so they had their work in common. Pete and Pat fell in love and were married in her home country of England. This created some problems for the couple, of course. It was not long after the end of the war and suspicions were pretty high among all of the countries, even those that had fought together. Here was an English woman marrying an American citizen, living in Germany. By the time they were ready to return to the States, they had a daughter, Kathie, who was born in Germany. This was an immigration nightmare so Pete extended his enlistment to unravel the paperwork. Getting through all of the problems with documents; birth certificates; orders and such, Pete and Pat were finally CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE16 The Art Club of Oak Run invites you to the 21st annual Fine Arts Show on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Palm Grove. The club, their friends and instructors will display beautiful drawings, paintings and sculpture. Cards, bookmarks and other fine arts will be for sale. The refreshments are free and you can buy a chance to win an original watercolor painting by Heather Doherty entitled On Lily Pond. Proceeds of the raffle go toward an art scholarship at College of Central Florida. Please come out and support your local artists.Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons September 2009 Showcase of Stars with host Ron Manford. It will air following FYI daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Feb. 22 to March 1.Performing Arts CompanyThe Performing Arts Company play, The Odd Couple, which will be on stage in the Palm Grove Club March 21st through the 24th, features Olive Madison and Florence Unger as the slob versus the neatnik and are they at each others throat! In Neil Simons hilarious contemporary comic classic, the female version, Olive invites the girls over for a game of Trivial Pursuit and an explosion of antics arises. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the Constanzela brothers Manolo and Jesus (pronounced Hayzoos.) What happens when Olive and Florence invite the Constanzuela brothers over for an evening of food, fun and frolic will have you holding your stomach from the laughter. Very funny indeed says the New York Post. Endearing says USA Today!! Ticket sales in the Orchid Club will be on Feb. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. and in March on the 9th from 8 to 10 a.m. Sales in the Palm Grove Club will be on March 11 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. All remaining sales will be by phone. Call Shari Weber at 352-854-0116 for the dinner theatre and Linda Noel for all other shows at 352-873-9908. Tickets for the 22nd through the 24th will also be sold at the door. Republican ClubThe Oak Run Republican Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the even-numbered months (February, April, June, August, October and December). Dues are $5 per person for the year. We welcome potential members to come to a meeting and decide if they would like to join. Coffee and cookies will be served. For information call Denise Leigh at 352-861-0559.Renaissance WomenWe will be going to tour backstage at Ocala Civic Theatre on Feb. 28. Meet at 10 a.m. in the overflow lot. Afterward we will eat at The Braised Onion at 1 p.m. Call Norma at 352-854-1910 or Gerri at 352-873-6868 for information and reservations. On March 6 we will dine at Royal Oaks at 5 p.m. Call Iris at 352-873-9990 or Pat at 352-854-7549. March 25 we will lunch at Chilis. Call Norma at 352-8541910. Our meeting on April 7 will include a picnic at the Island Club at 1 p.m. Cost is $10. Call Jessica at 352-8734551 or Pat at 352-854-7549. Renaissance Women is open to all women of Oak Run without regard to marital status.Our Lucky Charms DanceThe Ambassadors March dance, featuring music by The Keichers, is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Palm Grove. Ticket sales will be Monday, March 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the card room of the Orchid Club. For all other ticket requests, please call Carol Forgette at 352873-3074. The cost is $6 per person. Make your check payable to ORHA; please no cash.Garden Club meeting and plant saleWe meet the first Wednesday of the month. Please join us on March 6 between 9 and 9:30 a.m. for delicious refreshments. This will be a planning meeting for our big fundraiser to be held on March 16. Working together and volunteering to help is a great way to feel part of something. A lot of cooperation is needed from each of you for this huge event, set up, take down, food area, items needed for raffle, flowers/plants needed to sell, baked goods needed (packaged to sell), donations of gift cards, etc. It is a fun time to get involved. At the meeting we also will have our usual plant raffle, 50/50 raffle and Peggy Cornishs caring and sharing plant table. Our annual plant sale is our big money-making project, with proceeds going to College of Central Florida endowed scholarship fund for horticulture. Please mark your calendars for March 16 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. We will be holding our sale again this year at the Orchid Club, in and outside. We need your support to make it a success. The Sheriffs Bag Pipers will play at 10 a.m. and vendors will be there with a great plant selection, fresh produce, honey, blade sharpeners, jewelry, quilted purses, dog biscuits, silk flowers, photography, relish tasting, and glass painting. Our garden club members will provide more plants, baked goods, rummage sale, raffles, hot dogs, etc. March is the time of the year to add a new plant and spice up your yard. See you there. Fine Arts Show to take place this Sunday at Palm Grove Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE20 MONTHLY RENTAL APARTMENTS TRANSPORTATION ON OUR BUS WEEKLY HOUSEKEEPING OUTINGS AND DAILY SOCIALIZATION TWO MEALS A DAY STATE-OF-THE-ART FITNESS CENTER ASK US ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL. OFFERED FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY... LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 000E3AT Tours Tours Tours Tours Call to make a reservation for a lunch/tour. We would love to share with you what The Bridge Community is all about! We look forward to hearing from you soon. Space is limited, so make your reservations today!!! HOT TOPICS AT THE BRIDGE Tues., February 26th @ 2:30 PM DEFEAT DIABETES DAY Presented by Bruce Hancock, Certified Pedorthist, Advanced Diabetic Solutions Tues., March 5th @ 2:30 PM THE ALTER-G ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL How the Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill is used in rehabilitation. Presented by Paul Thompson, Rehabilitation Services Manager, Life Care Center of Ocala 000DW5X T o ll F r e e 8887267006 r j r oof i n g i nc @ y a h oo c om 000DUC4 Authorized Installer C C C 1327264 IN C HI 2378 Ci t r us Count y 3527267006 M a r i on Count y 3526227006 FAX 3527267031

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com 000DY39 000DY4B If you want to pay more for better hearing... THATS YOUR BUSINESS! If you want to pay LESS... THATS OUR BUSINESS! To avoid waiting you MUST call ahead for an appointment. YOU NEED TO CALL IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE Has difficulty hearing outdoors, in restaurants or home. Problems following conversation, especially in groups Frequently ask others to repeat themselves Strain to understand certain peoples voices or words Seems like people mumble, you want them to speak up Are told you play the T.V. too loud. Is Your Hearing Difficulty Earwax Buildup or Something More Serious? FREE Test Dates are available from Feb. 22-Mar. 1, 2013 Using a miniature video otoscope, well painlessly look inside your ear canal and show it on a monitor and you can watch along! Your Video Otoscope exam may reveal such common problems as: Excessive ear wax Damage to your eardrum Visible obstruction in the ear canal Other conditions which may make it difficult for you to hear clearly Video Otoscope exams are FREE during this event! You may qualify for FREE Rechargeable Hearing Aids (no need to change batteries!) ACT TODAY! ATTENTION FEDERAL WORKERS AND RETIREES Annual Hearing Test: SMART Annual Hearing Test: GENIUS Free www.nutechhearing.com M-F 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Appointment Needed INVERNESS 352-419-7911 3161-C, E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 1/2 mile east of Walmart OCALA 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd., Ocala Next to Chilis CRYSTAL RIVER 352-794-6155 1122 N. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19) A block and a half south of Ft. Island Trail

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com able to travel together to his new post in Illinois. It was at Scott Air Force Base that Pat became familiar with snakes, spiders and tornados. She says in typical British understatement, It was an adjustment. Being a foreign national, obtaining work was not an easy task. Eventually she got a job at the Air Force base as an administrative assistant. Petes family lived in Buffalo New York so when he was discharged from the Air Force, they returned to that area to begin their lives as civilians together. Pete went into the Retail Management field and started out with the W.T. Grant Company. During this period the couple had son Kevin so Pat was a full time mom before taking a position as a patient service representative in outpatient clinics. When Pete was offered a job with Zayres Department Store in Connecticut he took the opportunity. Thirty years later the company went out of business. Pete finished his working career with IBM in the Security Department until his retirement. Kathie attended West Point Military Academy and became an officer in the United States Army. She is now a trainer for Travelers Insurance Company in their Connecticut headquarters office. Kevin enlisted in the Army. Volunteering for Ranger and Special Forces training, he worked his way up to the rank of first sergeant before retiring. He now trains special operations personnel at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Unlike many of our residents, Pat was reluctant to move to Florida. Pete saw an advertisement for Cherrywood in the AARP magazine so she came along with him to look at houses. That was almost 12 years ago and she has never looked back. When Pete passed away, she found herself surrounded by friends and she cherishes them. She started a chapter of the Red Hat Society; an organization formed to bring women together for social interaction and outings. She was the Queen Mother of the chapter for several years. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, Pat encouraged the other ladies to opt out and begin a local club called the Feathered Friends. This group of nearly 20 ladies gets together on a monthly basis to share field trips and good times. They are bound together by friendship and a love of life. Pat is the reason for their existence as a club and a founding member. In addition to her work with Feathered Friends, Pat is very active in the Church of the Advent where she works with Interfaith; served on the Vestry; is an active part of worship services and is a Lay Eucharist Minister. Pat makes everything around her better because of her leadership, love and compassion and thats especially true of Cherrywood. We are proud of her and grateful for all she does. From Your ReporterI have to apologize to our musician scheduled for the Veterans Club Spaghetti dinner. In last weeks edition of the paper I spelled his name with a P instead of an M. Thus, instead of Bob Mace, it came out Bob Pace. Usually Im pretty accurate with names but this one was a typo and I am sorry for that. On the lighter side of things, after writing about and photographing the Feathered Friends when they took their trip to the winery, you would think that one of them at least, would have brought back a sample for your reporter. Nope, I didnt even get an offer for a sip of wine let alone a bottle. I guess thats OK but I hope they dont have the same lapse of memory if they ever go to the U.S. Mint. If you have a suggestion or ideas for something you would like to see in the Cherrywood column of the Citizen please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. I always enjoy hearing your thoughts and recommendations. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Pat Stewart Time Capsule project starts at libraryThe Marion County Public Library System is hosting a time capsule project and wants local residents to take part in it. Through Feb. 28, the library is asking residents to visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org and provide ideas for the Viva 500 time capsules contents and duration in a short, three-question survey. The capsule will be among many others created this year by libraries across the state as part of the Florida Department of States Viva Florida 500 celebration. Viva Florida 500 is a statewide initiative highlighting the 500 years of Florida history since the arrival of Juan Ponce de Len in 1513. To encourage community participation, the Florida Department of State has provided a Viva Florida 500 time capsule to every county library system in the Sunshine State. The Marion County Public Library System is coordinating the local time capsule project on behalf of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and hosting other local celebrations of our state and countys rich history. For more information about local Viva Florida 500 events, contact the Marion County Public Library System at 352-671-8551 or visit the http://library.marioncountyfl.org. To learn more about the Viva Florida 500 initiative, visit www.vivaflorida.org. National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. RED LOBSTER 3393 SW College Road Tue. Feb. 26 11:00 AM Lunch CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Thurs. Feb. 28 10:30 AM Lunch GOLDEN CORRAL 21 1 1 SW College Road T ue. Mar 5 1 1:00 AM Lunch OASIS REST AURANT 7651 SR 200 Circle Square Plaza Thurs. Mar 7 10:30 AM Lunch 000E41H 000E3BR John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000DV9V 000E3YT WE T AKE THE STRESS OUT OF MO VING OUR SER VICES INCLUDE: Moving 1 Item Or Whole Home Same Day In Town Moves Furniture Moving Packing Piano and Musical Instrument Moving Climate Controlled Storage Load/Unload Your Pod or Rental Truck & More 000DVT1 REALTY One Week Real Estate School Foxfire Realty Has Expanded Now Hiring! Full Training! Call Today! Now Hiring Naomi Furbush 352-479-0123 000DY38

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com able to travel together to his new post in Illinois. It was at Scott Air Force Base that Pat became familiar with snakes, spiders and tornados. She says in typical British understatement, It was an adjustment. Being a foreign national, obtaining work was not an easy task. Eventually she got a job at the Air Force base as an administrative assistant. Petes family lived in Buffalo New York so when he was discharged from the Air Force, they returned to that area to begin their lives as civilians together. Pete went into the Retail Management field and started out with the W.T. Grant Company. During this period the couple had son Kevin so Pat was a full time mom before taking a position as a patient service representative in outpatient clinics. When Pete was offered a job with Zayres Department Store in Connecticut he took the opportunity. Thirty years later the company went out of business. Pete finished his working career with IBM in the Security Department until his retirement. Kathie attended West Point Military Academy and became an officer in the United States Army. She is now a trainer for Travelers Insurance Company in their Connecticut headquarters office. Kevin enlisted in the Army. Volunteering for Ranger and Special Forces training, he worked his way up to the rank of first sergeant before retiring. He now trains special operations personnel at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Unlike many of our residents, Pat was reluctant to move to Florida. Pete saw an advertisement for Cherrywood in the AARP magazine so she came along with him to look at houses. That was almost 12 years ago and she has never looked back. When Pete passed away, she found herself surrounded by friends and she cherishes them. She started a chapter of the Red Hat Society; an organization formed to bring women together for social interaction and outings. She was the Queen Mother of the chapter for several years. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, Pat encouraged the other ladies to opt out and begin a local club called the Feathered Friends. This group of nearly 20 ladies gets together on a monthly basis to share field trips and good times. They are bound together by friendship and a love of life. Pat is the reason for their existence as a club and a founding member. In addition to her work with Feathered Friends, Pat is very active in the Church of the Advent where she works with Interfaith; served on the Vestry; is an active part of worship services and is a Lay Eucharist Minister. Pat makes everything around her better because of her leadership, love and compassion and thats especially true of Cherrywood. We are proud of her and grateful for all she does. From Your ReporterI have to apologize to our musician scheduled for the Veterans Club Spaghetti dinner. In last weeks edition of the paper I spelled his name with a P instead of an M. Thus, instead of Bob Mace, it came out Bob Pace. Usually Im pretty accurate with names but this one was a typo and I am sorry for that. On the lighter side of things, after writing about and photographing the Feathered Friends when they took their trip to the winery, you would think that one of them at least, would have brought back a sample for your reporter. Nope, I didnt even get an offer for a sip of wine let alone a bottle. I guess thats OK but I hope they dont have the same lapse of memory if they ever go to the U.S. Mint. If you have a suggestion or ideas for something you would like to see in the Cherrywood column of the Citizen please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. I always enjoy hearing your thoughts and recommendations. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Pat Stewart Time Capsule project starts at libraryThe Marion County Public Library System is hosting a time capsule project and wants local residents to take part in it. Through Feb. 28, the library is asking residents to visit http://library.marioncountyfl.org and provide ideas for the Viva 500 time capsules contents and duration in a short, three-question survey. The capsule will be among many others created this year by libraries across the state as part of the Florida Department of States Viva Florida 500 celebration. Viva Florida 500 is a statewide initiative highlighting the 500 years of Florida history since the arrival of Juan Ponce de Len in 1513. To encourage community participation, the Florida Department of State has provided a Viva Florida 500 time capsule to every county library system in the Sunshine State. The Marion County Public Library System is coordinating the local time capsule project on behalf of the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and hosting other local celebrations of our state and countys rich history. For more information about local Viva Florida 500 events, contact the Marion County Public Library System at 352-671-8551 or visit the http://library.marioncountyfl.org. To learn more about the Viva Florida 500 initiative, visit www.vivaflorida.org. National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Lunch & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. RED LOBSTER 3393 SW College Road Tue. Feb. 26 11:00 AM Lunch CODYS ROADHOUSE 2505 SW College Rd. Thurs. Feb. 28 10:30 AM Lunch GOLDEN CORRAL 21 1 1 SW College Road T ue. Mar 5 1 1:00 AM Lunch OASIS REST AURANT 7651 SR 200 Circle Square Plaza Thurs. Mar 7 10:30 AM Lunch 000E41H 000E3BR John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000DV9V 000E3YT WE T AKE THE STRESS OUT OF MO VING OUR SER VICES INCLUDE: Moving 1 Item Or Whole Home Same Day In Town Moves Furniture Moving Packing Piano and Musical Instrument Moving Climate Controlled Storage Load/Unload Your Pod or Rental Truck & More 000DVT1 REALTY One Week Real Estate School Foxfire Realty Has Expanded Now Hiring! Full Training! Call Today! Now Hiring Naomi Furbush 352-479-0123 000DY38

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com 000DY39 000DY4B If you want to pay more for better hearing... THATS YOUR BUSINESS! If you want to pay LESS... THATS OUR BUSINESS! To avoid waiting you MUST call ahead for an appointment. YOU NEED TO CALL IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE Has difficulty hearing outdoors, in restaurants or home. Problems following conversation, especially in groups Frequently ask others to repeat themselves Strain to understand certain peoples voices or words Seems like people mumble, you want them to speak up Are told you play the T.V. too loud. Is Your Hearing Difficulty Earwax Buildup or Something More Serious? FREE Test Dates are available from Feb. 22-Mar. 1, 2013 Using a miniature video otoscope, well painlessly look inside your ear canal and show it on a monitor and you can watch along! Your Video Otoscope exam may reveal such common problems as: Excessive ear wax Damage to your eardrum Visible obstruction in the ear canal Other conditions which may make it difficult for you to hear clearly Video Otoscope exams are FREE during this event! You may qualify for FREE Rechargeable Hearing Aids (no need to change batteries!) ACT TODAY! ATTENTION FEDERAL WORKERS AND RETIREES Annual Hearing Test: SMART Annual Hearing Test: GENIUS Free www.nutechhearing.com M-F 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Appointment Needed INVERNESS 352-419-7911 3161-C, E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 1/2 mile east of Walmart OCALA 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd., Ocala Next to Chilis CRYSTAL RIVER 352-794-6155 1122 N. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19) A block and a half south of Ft. Island Trail

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Spaghetti dinnerOn Saturday, March 23, come out to the Veterans Club spaghetti dinner. Tickets are only six dollars for a delicious spaghetti and meat ball dinner that includes salad; bread; dessert and of course, lemonade or iced tea. But theres more. In addition to dinner, you will be entertained by Bob Mace, professional keyboard player and accordionist. Delight in the Italian music while you dine and then be entertained and dance to the music of this world class talent. Bob has performed at many varied venues from Buffalo New York to Ocala and for over 60 years he has brought audiences his amazing music and humor. Raffles and a door prize are also going to be available for your enjoyment while you eat, drink, dance and laugh. Feel free to bring your favorite bottle of wine or other libation and come out in support of your Veterans Club. This fund raiser will help provide for the many charities and other needs of the club. A limited number of tickets are available so see Geri right away.Seminar on heating and A/COnce again Thermo Cool Air Conditioning and Heating is inviting residents of Cherrywood Estates to their mobile anniversary celebration. The celebration is planned for Thursday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topics to be discussed will include: Learning some basic air conditioning and heating maintenance tricks. Learning about small service repairs that can save you unnecessary trip charges. Learning about air filtration methods and energy saving tips. Cherrywood residents, here is your chance to have your air conditioning and heating questions answered. Thermo Cool will be grilling and serving hot dogs, hamburgers and beans, prior to the program. Door prizes will be presented. Contact Geri at 352-2371675 to sign up for this seminar. St. Patricks DayOn March 16, Cherrywood will pull out all the stops and celebrate St. Patricks Day in style. Start planning now for this night of music and shenanigans. Doors open at 6 p.m. for finger foods served up in the clubhouse. Traditional Irish colors will decorate the clubhouse and Rich Becotte will be playing music of the Emerald Isle; not to mention our favorite dance tunes. Therell be lots of laugher and blarney and who knows; you may even find a Leprechauns pot of gold in the raffles and door prizes. Bring your favorite drinks and snacks too if you wish. Wear your favorite outfit of green and your dancing shoes then come out for a truly Irish celebration. See Geri for your tickets and dont miss St. Pattys Day at Cherrywood.Spotlight On ExcellenceEach week we present a person or persons who have an interesting past; a promising future or who have had an impact on the quality of life here in Cherrywood. This week we bring you a profile on a lady who has not only a fascinating past but who has made a real difference to the community as a whole. Her name is Patricia Stewart. Pat was born in Essex, England; a suburb of London. When World War II began, she was just a young girl and like many of the children of that generation, she was evacuated from the city. She and her mother fled to Wales to avoid the German air raids. Many of us can only imagine the terror and grief that a little girl would feel leaving behind her Papa, her family and friends; her bed, home and belongings; everything that was familiar to her. Unlike many children, Pat did have her mom with her as they stayed with relatives. Pats father was with the Royal Air Force in Bomber Command. The long years of the war were difficult on him as well. Constant danger and loneliness became a way of life for everyone that was left behind to face the onslaught of the Luftwaffe. For not only England as a nation, but for individuals and in this case Pats immediate family, it can be said as Winston Churchill put it, This was their finest hour. While she was in school in Wales and then when she returned to England, Pat learned to speak German, French and Latin. These language skills would help her later in life after her graduation from Woodford County High School. Shell Oil Corporation took an interest in Pat after the war ended. They provided not only a good salary but also housing and other benefits which helped her along the way. Pat was hired in the personnel department to screen and interview people for the company. She was so good at what she did that they promoted her and she became the youngest manager in that division of the corporate structure. An opening came up in Luxemburg and because of her work record and language abilities, Pat was offered the position. Seeking to broaden her opportunities and horizons, she jumped at the chance and was soon living and working in the small country that borders Germany. Partially because of her early childhood experiences and partly because of her nature, Pat is an independent person. This was evidenced one day at her work. The custodian who usually made the coffee for everyone was out sick. Since she was the only female in the office, the boss told her it was up to her to make the coffee. After a brief discussion, she obediently did as she was told. That was the last time she was ever asked to make coffee. As she related this story to your humble correspondent, I didnt have the inclination or the courage to ask her why it was the last time she was asked to make coffee. Sensing my curiosity she volunteered, You could stand a spoon in the cup. That was all the explanation I needed. One evening several of Pats girl friends asked her join them. They were going over to a nearby United States Air Force Base for a dance. Pat already had a romantic interest and wasnt too keen on the idea but eventually they convinced her to come along. It was there that she met an American by the name of Pete. He was a personnel specialist in the Air Force so they had their work in common. Pete and Pat fell in love and were married in her home country of England. This created some problems for the couple, of course. It was not long after the end of the war and suspicions were pretty high among all of the countries, even those that had fought together. Here was an English woman marrying an American citizen, living in Germany. By the time they were ready to return to the States, they had a daughter, Kathie, who was born in Germany. This was an immigration nightmare so Pete extended his enlistment to unravel the paperwork. Getting through all of the problems with documents; birth certificates; orders and such, Pete and Pat were finally CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE16 The Art Club of Oak Run invites you to the 21st annual Fine Arts Show on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Palm Grove. The club, their friends and instructors will display beautiful drawings, paintings and sculpture. Cards, bookmarks and other fine arts will be for sale. The refreshments are free and you can buy a chance to win an original watercolor painting by Heather Doherty entitled On Lily Pond. Proceeds of the raffle go toward an art scholarship at College of Central Florida. Please come out and support your local artists.Do You Remember? Showcase of StarsTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of Donna Boltons September 2009 Showcase of Stars with host Ron Manford. It will air following FYI daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Feb. 22 to March 1.Performing Arts CompanyThe Performing Arts Company play, The Odd Couple, which will be on stage in the Palm Grove Club March 21st through the 24th, features Olive Madison and Florence Unger as the slob versus the neatnik and are they at each others throat! In Neil Simons hilarious contemporary comic classic, the female version, Olive invites the girls over for a game of Trivial Pursuit and an explosion of antics arises. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the Constanzela brothers Manolo and Jesus (pronounced Hayzoos.) What happens when Olive and Florence invite the Constanzuela brothers over for an evening of food, fun and frolic will have you holding your stomach from the laughter. Very funny indeed says the New York Post. Endearing says USA Today!! Ticket sales in the Orchid Club will be on Feb. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m. and in March on the 9th from 8 to 10 a.m. Sales in the Palm Grove Club will be on March 11 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. All remaining sales will be by phone. Call Shari Weber at 352-854-0116 for the dinner theatre and Linda Noel for all other shows at 352-873-9908. Tickets for the 22nd through the 24th will also be sold at the door. Republican ClubThe Oak Run Republican Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the even-numbered months (February, April, June, August, October and December). Dues are $5 per person for the year. We welcome potential members to come to a meeting and decide if they would like to join. Coffee and cookies will be served. For information call Denise Leigh at 352-861-0559.Renaissance WomenWe will be going to tour backstage at Ocala Civic Theatre on Feb. 28. Meet at 10 a.m. in the overflow lot. Afterward we will eat at The Braised Onion at 1 p.m. Call Norma at 352-854-1910 or Gerri at 352-873-6868 for information and reservations. On March 6 we will dine at Royal Oaks at 5 p.m. Call Iris at 352-873-9990 or Pat at 352-854-7549. March 25 we will lunch at Chilis. Call Norma at 352-8541910. Our meeting on April 7 will include a picnic at the Island Club at 1 p.m. Cost is $10. Call Jessica at 352-8734551 or Pat at 352-854-7549. Renaissance Women is open to all women of Oak Run without regard to marital status.Our Lucky Charms DanceThe Ambassadors March dance, featuring music by The Keichers, is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Palm Grove. Ticket sales will be Monday, March 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the card room of the Orchid Club. For all other ticket requests, please call Carol Forgette at 352873-3074. The cost is $6 per person. Make your check payable to ORHA; please no cash.Garden Club meeting and plant saleWe meet the first Wednesday of the month. Please join us on March 6 between 9 and 9:30 a.m. for delicious refreshments. This will be a planning meeting for our big fundraiser to be held on March 16. Working together and volunteering to help is a great way to feel part of something. A lot of cooperation is needed from each of you for this huge event, set up, take down, food area, items needed for raffle, flowers/plants needed to sell, baked goods needed (packaged to sell), donations of gift cards, etc. It is a fun time to get involved. At the meeting we also will have our usual plant raffle, 50/50 raffle and Peggy Cornishs caring and sharing plant table. Our annual plant sale is our big money-making project, with proceeds going to College of Central Florida endowed scholarship fund for horticulture. Please mark your calendars for March 16 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. We will be holding our sale again this year at the Orchid Club, in and outside. We need your support to make it a success. The Sheriffs Bag Pipers will play at 10 a.m. and vendors will be there with a great plant selection, fresh produce, honey, blade sharpeners, jewelry, quilted purses, dog biscuits, silk flowers, photography, relish tasting, and glass painting. Our garden club members will provide more plants, baked goods, rummage sale, raffles, hot dogs, etc. March is the time of the year to add a new plant and spice up your yard. See you there. Fine Arts Show to take place this Sunday at Palm Grove Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE20 MONTHLY RENTAL APARTMENTS TRANSPORTATION ON OUR BUS WEEKLY HOUSEKEEPING OUTINGS AND DAILY SOCIALIZATION TWO MEALS A DAY STATE-OF-THE-ART FITNESS CENTER ASK US ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL. OFFERED FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY... LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 000E3AT Tours Tours Tours Tours Call to make a reservation for a lunch/tour. We would love to share with you what The Bridge Community is all about! We look forward to hearing from you soon. Space is limited, so make your reservations today!!! HOT TOPICS AT THE BRIDGE Tues., February 26th @ 2:30 PM DEFEAT DIABETES DAY Presented by Bruce Hancock, Certified Pedorthist, Advanced Diabetic Solutions Tues., March 5th @ 2:30 PM THE ALTER-G ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL How the Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill is used in rehabilitation. Presented by Paul Thompson, Rehabilitation Services Manager, Life Care Center of Ocala 000DW5X T o ll F r e e 8887267006 r j r oof i n g i nc @ y a h oo c om 000DUC4 Authorized Installer C C C 1327264 IN C HI 2378 Ci t r us Count y 3527267006 M a r i on Count y 3526227006 FAX 3527267031

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Veterans meetingOn Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m., the Veterans Club will feature a very special guest. William Wood of the Submarine Veterans of America Inc. will be our speaker. He will be bringing along a 24-foot working model of the Nautilus Submarine. William will demonstrate the workings; capabilities and living conditions on board the submarine as well as answer any questions you might have. In addition to this very unique presentation, March is nominations for officers. We will accept nominations for the positions of president; vice president; secretary; treasurer and trustee/sergeant at arms. Nominations are open from the March meeting until the April election. If you would like to run for an office, or if you would like to nominate some one for an office, please come and bring your nomination to the meeting. Our meetings, unless otherwise noted, are open to all of the residents of Cherrywood. Please feel free to come out and see for yourself all of the good works our veterans do throughout the year. The Veterans Club is grateful for the support and help of all our residents. As always, free liquid refreshments will be served on the patio following the meeting.Marion County Kidney Foundation 5KIts almost here; the Marion County Kidney Foundation 5 K run/walk Cherrywood has jumped at the opportunity to take part in this worthy cause. Under the leadership of Holly Bragdon and inspired by one of our beloved residents, Skip Smith; nearly 40 people have volunteered to take part in this years event. Sponsored by the Marion County Kidney Foundation, this annual race takes place at 4225 S.E. 58th Ave.; Baseline Road Florida Greenway Trail. On March 2 at 6:30 in the morning our stalwart participants will gather at the clubhouse and car pool over to the site. At 8 a.m. the runners will begin the 5K race with the walkers following at 8:05. The good news is there is still time to sign up and certainly still time to pledge. We will even accept runners and donors who are not members of the Cherrywood community. Just call Holly at 352-873-8223 and learn how you can be a part of this special event. At the race site there will be vendors giving away free gifts; live bands will provide great music; there will be childrens activities and much, much more. This family friendly event is a blast for spectators and participants alike. The Marion County Kidney Foundation is a totally volunteer organization whose purpose is to educate and provide services to residents of Marion County. We are proud to support this group for the second year in a row.Comedy NightThere are still a few tickets left for Spring Comedy Fest on March 4. Choose from either the early show at 5:30 p.m. or the late show at 7:30. Tickets are free but you must see Geri in the office to sign up. The Social Committee; Chris Zacco and Cherrywood Property Management are sponsoring Jim Moody, a first class comedian and magician who is billed as the Crowd Teaser. Jim has performed at venues around the country and describes his act as, Out of sleeve magic with off the cuff comedy. Light snacks, lemonade and iced tea will be served so get your tickets; get your friends and neighbors and come out for a free evening of laugher and awe. Its comedy night at Cherrywood.Blood driveFrom 9 a.m. until noon on March 27, the bloodmobile will be at Cherrywood to get donations of life-saving blood. There is an urgent need for blood all year around but with so many northerners down for the winter, the need is even greater. Please see Geri and sign up to donate. Giving blood is a quick and easy procedure because of the professional personnel on hand. Dont be nervous or afraid; instead, be a hero; save a life; give blood.Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 Feathered Friends front row: Marion O'Hern, Sandra Brotherhood, JimJim Cooper, Patty Accomando, Olga Marie Koehler, Diane Desin and Mary Harrald; back row: Cookie Walters, Pat Stewart, Ruth Hurley, Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE14 Oak Run TravelAll of our current trips are doing extremely well with the sale of tickets but here are two that still have limited tickets remaining: On April 12 come to Daytona on our Trip 20 we call Light and Life of Ponce Inlet to experience a guided tour of the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Then we go aboard an excursion boat to see the tremendous variety of wildlife and look for the playful dolphins and many kinds of birds. Lunch is at a local restaurant at which a menu of seafood, salad or sandwiches is offered as part of the cost of the trip. Then on to a wildlife rehab center where they help the sea turtles and other wildlife get back to nature. Call Joann and Jan Flickenger. Our Mothers Day trip on May 12 will be at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre. Doo-Wop Dreams is the show and this all-new Golden Oldies musical will be sure to please. Get ready to snap your fingers and tap your feet. The cost is $58 per person which includes the lunch buffet at 1:30 p.m. and the show at 3 p.m. plus bus drivers tip. Call Carol and Don Forgette. Royal Oaks 18-Hole Womens Golf On Feb. 12 we played the Pick Your Partner Tournament on a warm day with a noon shotgun. We had 28 couples playing the best net ball of the couple The winners in the Bonnie and Clyde flight were: 1st Place Judy and Mickey Klein; 2nd place, Pat and Dick Blackburn; 3rd place, Elsa and Dick Berbig. In the George and Gracie flight the winners were: 1st place, Leslie and Dick Rizzo; in 2nd place with a 5-way tie were, the Lavaccas, Smith and Timmermeyer, the Edwards, the Terrys and the Houghtons. In the Ricky and Lucie flight the winners were: 1st place, Gayle and Wayne Feeman; 2nd place, Ginger and Bruce Drake; 3rd place, Carolyn and Larry Collins. A fun day was followed by a happy hour, a delicious dinner catered by Royal Oaks Golf Club and entertainment by Sally Langwah and husband Roy.ORWGAThe winners of the Feb. 7 low net tournament are listed in order of finish in each flight. Flight A: Jennie Buccella, Marti Babb, Joan Klier. Flight B: Phyllis Robinson, Donna Huffman, Annette Carini. Flight C: Olive Adler, Ruby Shepard, Evelyn Exell. Flight D: Sharon Scrivens, Ginny Simons, Pat Anderson.. Closest to the pin: Joan Klier. Chip-in: Pat Anderson. The winners of the Valentines Day low net tournament are listed in order of finish. Flight A: Connie Bingham, Marge Richardson, Marge Rymarcsuk. Flight B: Marlena Yaich, Phyllis Robinson, Sue Elie. Flight C: Nancy Reichenbacher, LaVerne Browand, Anita Caruso. Flight D: Mary Hart, Ann Hurr, Sharon Scrivens. Closest to the pin: Connie Bingham. No chip-ins. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 000DCKQ Sunday Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Matt Hunt Assoc. Pastor Kevin Hunt (Independent) 6158 SW Hwy. 200 Jasmine Plaza Ocala, FL 34476 873-4705 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! 000D7EJ Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000CPSM Sunday Worship 8:15 am & 11:00 am Sunday School 9:45 am Wednesday Evening Worship 6:45 pm German Language Worship 1st. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com In spite of it being one of the coldest nights of the new year, over 60 people, many of them wearing red, celebrated Valentines Day at our annual dance. The clubhouse was brightly decorated; the refreshments included an endless supply of fruits; cheeses and sweets; and the music was perfect. Rich Becotte, our resident DJ, was right on the money with his song selection mixing romantic slow dances with line dancing favorites and up beat rock n roll. He took requests as people danced the night away to the tunes that brought back fond memories. Over 50 people took advantage of getting their picture taken by Lentz for the collage that will go up in the clubhouse as well as for their own personal use. Smiles abounded not only for the photographs but for the evening as a whole. A door prize along with raffles completed the evening as nearly everyone stayed until the last song of the night. On a cold night, the warmth of friendship; fellowship and love brought out the best in all who were there. Congratulations to Eve and Rich and the Activities Committee on a great evening.Feathered Friends?While it may be hard to believe, a week ago your humble reporter didnt know that a group called the Feathered Friends even existed. This group of fun loving ladies has a history that goes back several years but apparently is the best kept secret of Cherrywood. Pat Stewart (see Spotlight on Excellence in this column) was the founder of the group which is an offshoot of the Red Hat Society. For those of you not familiar with the Red Hat Society, it was founded in California by Sue Ellen Cooper. She was inspired by a poem written by Jenny Josephs which reads in part, When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat that doesnt go and doesnt suit me. Primarily the society promotes social interaction and bonding among women. In pursuit of this goal, our ladies scheduled monthly field trips to a wide variety of locations; enjoyed lunches together and shared experiences. When the Red Hat Society began charging dues, our independent ladies decided to break their ties and formed the Feathered Friends. For the past several years, they continued to meet and share the deep friendships that characterize the group. Last week the Feathered Friends went to Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards for a tour and tasting. As usual, everyone had a good time and most went to lunch at the Red Oak Restaurant immediately following the tour. Members who attended are shown in accompanying photo. They are; Sandra Brotherhood, Jim Jim Cooper; Patty Accomando; Olga Marie Keohler; Diane Desin; Mary Harrald; Marion OHern; Cookie Walters; Pat Stewart; Ruth Hurley; Peggy Konar and Trude Smith. Camera Club field tripOn Friday, March 1 at 9:45 in the morning, the Camera Club will meet at the clubhouse to car pool over to Rainbow Springs State Park for a photo shoot. The natural beauty of the park with its waterfalls; wildlife and abundance of flowers makes it an ideal spot for taking pictures. Admission to the park is only $2 per person. You can get a copy of directions and a map of the park from Geri so be sure and stop by and see her. We are hoping for a big turn out for this event so even if you are not a member of the camera club, you are welcome to come along. Photos taken at this outing will be judged at our next meeting on the first Friday of April. Please note that April will be our last meeting until next fall as we take the summer off.Karaoke NightOn Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Karaoke returns to the clubhouse at Cherrywood. Promising to be bigger and better than ever, we are encouraging everyone to come out and share in the good times. You would be surprised at the quality and quantity of talent that you and your fellow residents have. Bill LaVertue and company will have a huge selection of songs played on brand new state of the art equipment to enhance and compliment everyones singing voice. Bring your favorite refreshments, liquid and otherwise, to this free evening of relaxed enjoyment. You might be discovered by a talent agent or more likely, youll just have a good time with friends and neighbors. See you Saturday evening.Accordion ClubOn Wednesday evening, Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m., our Accordion Club under the direction of Dick Richards will again strike up the music. Dick brings together dozens of musicians of every type and bent. While accordions are the predominate instrument, they are complimented by trumpet players; saxophonists; drummers; guitarists; and key board players. If you like big band sounds or pops; if your preference is polkas or easy listening; and if you enjoy something in between, youll find your taste satisfied at these excellent monthly jam session-concerts. Every level of player can be found at these gatherings which are reminiscent of the old days when crowds would gather at the band stand in the village square. Professional musicians share with beginners and intermediate players and the music is terrific. Of course admission is free to all residents so bring your favorite refreshments; bring your friends; bring your neighbors but be at the Accordion Club. Come early to ensure that you can find a seat for some fantastic performances. Valentines Day at Cherrywood draws a crowd to clubhouse Cherrywood John Everlove Those attending the Valentines Day dance apparently had a good time. Chris Houskin at the Accordion Club. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE13 Oh my goodness!!! If you missed this years Sweetheart Ball, you missed out! It was a blast! Never has anyone seen so many people dancing, laughing and having a great time singing along with the oldies. The gentleman playing was a one man band, who played the saxophone and the guitar. Wonderfully, he was proficient on both. The music was tailored for anyone 50 to 90 years old, and the songs were so evenly matched between slow and fast everyone had several chances to dance their hearts out. Now personally, I prefer the fast ones, so I can shake it up a bit. But my older friends, and the married ones, like to smooch and cuddle. We all had opportunities to do both. Sweethearts abounded, there was love in the air, and what a terrific time we all had.ShuffleboardNow being a child of the 50s and 60s, just like most other kids, I learned to play shuffleboard on the concrete of my schools playground. It wasnt exactly a sport back then, but we all learned to play. As most other kids did, as we got older we learned that it was considered an old folks game. Well let me tell you, theres nothing old folks about the way they play it on the court behind the clubhouse here! Ed Durham says its the meanest, most competitive game around. When the guys get together to play, they are in it to win. So, when I stopped by to take a picture of the players, I was surprised to see that they asked me to play a game or two. Also to my surprise, it was fun! I mean a lot of fun. They really are very competitive, it is a game of skill, luck, and defense. But the competition is friendly, the men are very willing to help a newbie, and it was excellent to be out in the fresh air in the evening. What really surprised me the most was that they welcomed a female into the group to play. Now ladies, here is your chance! Its not a rough sport, and it takes only practice. The men abound, and its free. What are you waiting for? There are all sorts of personalities involved, its friendly and there is silly joke telling along the way, mostly thanks to Ed. They claim that practice makes perfect. They play Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:30 to 8. Drop by just to watch, or just jump right in and play your heart out!CribbageAnyone interested in playing Cribbage is asked to sign in at the Clubhouse to begin to have a good time. Teams are forming now, and the sign up sheet will be available to all.HorseshoesLooking for horseshoe players! Ed Durham will be glad to help all who are willing to try to play. Beginners are welcome and treated with TLC! Ladies are welcomed with open arms, and would be well taught for as they learn. Its so much fun, youll come to play again and again! Besides, the fresh air in the morning starts your day off right! The gaming starts at 9 a.m., and goes on until whenever.Personal OpinionNow my personal opinion is this. We all live in a beautiful area. There is so much to do, there are so many things to learn, why not support both your community and your area, by joining in on the fun. 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Christs Church of Marion CountySaturday, Feb. 23: Mens Prayer Group, 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25: Bible Study, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wed., Feb. 27: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28: Prayer and Praise Group, 9 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Free English classesCollege Road Baptist Church, 5010 S.W. College Road, continues teaching ESL (English as Second Language) each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are free, as is child care, and youth programs. Assistance with applying for citizenship is also offered. Enroll any Wednesday. Call 352-854-6981, or 352-237-5641 for more information.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church on Feb. 24 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Studying through the Book of Acts, the adult classes are taught by Bill Wallett in the Auditorium and the Ladies Class, in the Fellowship Hall, taught by Linda Brown. At the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Just Wait Till He Stands Up arranged by Mike Speck. Pastor Randall Brown will be bringing a stimulating Bible Message from the Word of God to the hearts of the people. The Sunday Evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. FBC also meets on Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Bible Study and Prayer. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 S.W. 105th St., off of State Road 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.Chabad of Marion CountyPurim in New York City is Chabad of Marion Countys creative twist this year on their traditional Purim party, to accommodate the anticipated crowds of men, women and children who throng Chabad for their annual Purim celebrations. On Purim, Chabad is the place to be! Chabads grand Purim Bash will be held at the Hilton of Ocala, Sunday, Feb. 24, 5 p.m. The celebration will begin with a unique Multimedia Megillah Reading, followed by exciting, music, hamentashen, Authentic New York Deli dinner buffet, face painting and a live Broadway Show. In the spirit of Purim, come in a New York style costume to be included in the lively competition where judges will award prizes to contestants with the most innovative or funny costumes. All are welcome to join regardless of affiliation or background, no membership required. The cost is $12 per adult and free under the age of 12. Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people, in the year 3405 from Creation (356 bce), from Hamans plot to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day. (Purim literally means lots for Haman determined the day of annihilation by throwing a lottery.) It is observed by public readings of the megillah Scroll of Esther, sending food portions to friends, giving gifts of money to the poor, and enjoying a festive meal accompanied with joyous drink. To RSVP or for more information on Chabads Purim festivities or more on the holiday of Purim and its observances, contact Chabad of Marion County at 352-291-2218 info@jewishmarion.org or log on to www.JewishMairon.org Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Friday, Feb 22: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., R Music for You, Rich Rodriquez karaoke 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Larry and Nancy steak night 5-7 p.m. Timeless Motown, 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24: Daytona 500 food, 15 p.m. Bar Bingo 3-5 p.m. Monday, Feb, 25: Coney Dogs 12 Officers meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26: Dart League 5:45 9 p.m., food specials 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27: LOOM meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb 28: cards 1 p.m., open darts 5p.m.-shuffleboard 7 p.m. Friday, March 1: fish or shrimp dinner, 5-7 p.m., Entertainment by Solid Gold 6-10 p.m. West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, open for members and qualified guests, 10411 S.W. 110th St., one mile north of State Road 200 across from Oak Run entrance. Phone is 352-854-2200. West Marion Moose activities Recently at the award presentation of the District 16, Fred Pulis was awarded Moose of the Year for the District 16 Loyal Order Of Moose. Pulis has been member of West Marion Moose Lodge 2356 since 2006, the chairman of the Family Assistance Fund since 2007, is the chairman of the lodge auditing committee, serves on the nominating committee and was a threeyear trustee. He has worked diligently on the golf committee and was ad hoc parliamentarian for six years. Fred is also commander of the American Legion Post 354 in Ocala and chairman of the children and youth projects. In addition to receiving the award for this district, Pulis name has been forwarded for competition for International Moose of the Year at the convention in May Pulis receives Moose award Read the classifieds Marions Most Wanted Cindy Marie Baez, 19, felony bench warrant failure to appear pretrial conference principal to fraudulent use of a credit/debit card. Jeannette L. Bass (Deavers), 31, felony order to take into custody forgery of a traffic citation, driving while license suspended or revoked, providing false name/identification to law enforcement officer. Joseph M. Dye, 20, felony order to take into custody, felony fleeing or attempting to elude. Paul Dupree Johnson, 41, felony bench warrant failure to appear for jury selection principal to robbery with a firearm, sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine. Rico Vontay Savage, 33, felony violation of probation warrant possession of cocaine, carjacking, burglary of a dwelling, aggravated battery upon pregnant victim, possession of firearm by convicted felon, fleeing or attempting to elude, aggravated assault with a firearm. Andrew S. Skinner, 29, felony violation of probation warrant burglary of a dwelling, dealing in stolen property, giving false verification of ownership to pawnbroker. BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.comEntertainment and bowling news make up this weeks OTOW Happenings!OTOW EntertainmentOn Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m., The Entertainment Group closes its 2012-2013 series with the show Ken McBride Himself, a native of Waterford, Ireland (It is St. Patricks, month of course), brought to by long-time sponsors, Doctors Lynn and Goldstein ,of the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala. Kens expansive repertoire extends from the classical selections to the contemporary style of Sinatra to Billy Joel, from the favorite songs of his native Ireland, to Broadway Show Tunes, to the music of today. His acclaimed rendition of the Phantom of the Opera is truly a musical spectacular to be seen and heard. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and every M-WF thereafter. Thanks to the staff at the Foot and Ankle Center of Ocala, ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $10 reserved, with a maximum of four people per purchase and is for residents of OTOW communities and Indigo East only.Lions ClubThe Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by the OTOW Lions Club will be held on April 12 at the Hilton Hotel in Ocala. The Cash Bar will open at 5 p.m. Hors doeuvres, unique creations specifically for this event, by Chef Randal White, will be served at 6, along with the silent auction. The fashion show will begin at 6:30. James Vincent Wynn is the director of this event and will provide entertainment and also conduct the silent auction. Ticket costs are as follows: $30 per individual, $55 for a party of two, and $275 for a party of 10. To purchase tickets, contact Lion Wendy Phillips at via e-mail at wendyp1946ad@aol.com. Checks should be made out to the OTOW Lions Club and sent to P.O. Box 772733, Ocala, Florida 34477. Organizations, businesses, and clubs that wish to enter a model as a contestant should contact Lion Joan Greve at 352-854-8314 or via email at lioneloise@gmail.com or maggiemagoo@yahoo.com a.s.a.p. Those interested in sponsoring this event should contact PDG Lion Estelle Clark at 352-861-7358 or via email at maggiemagoo@yahoo.com. Sponsors are classified as follows, based on the amount of money given: Diamond-$5,000; Sapphire$2,500; Platinum-$1,000; Gold-$500, and Silver-$250. Sponsors at these levels will have their ads placed in the event program. Individuals who make a donation of a minimum of $35 will be listed in the program guide as Friends of the OTOW Lions Club. Comprehensive information about the Recycled Trashy Fashion Show is now available online at www.otowlionsclub.org. Check it out and join in the fun! The Recycled Trashy Fashion Show Presented by OTOW Lions Club is bound to sell out early, and you dont want to miss it, so get your tickets early!Travel ToppersAlthough it is only February, start making your plans now so you dont miss out on the Travel Toppers Mothers Day Trip. On Sunday, May 12, there is a trip to the Show Palace Dinner Theater to see Doo Wop Dreams. This is a lively new show with song, dance, and musical comedy, featuring Golden Oldies and is perfect for everyone. The cost is $73 for the show, a delicious buffet, and coach and tips for meal and driver. Due to contract dates, reservations will begin on Feb. 25. Call your requests to Linda Hein at 352-861-9880 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. There is also a trip there to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat on March 23. The trip is full, but there is a waiting list for any cancellations. Call Audrey Mangan at 352-854-7074 to be added to the waiting list.BowlingThe Pin Poppers have replaced OSIMA as the #1 team, effective with the Dec. 17 standings and have retained the #1 spot for six straight weeks. They are followed closely by the Strikers and the Pushovers. High male bowler is Rick DAddio, with a 175.82, followed closely by Bill Hull, with a 175.82, and Art Buecher, with a 174.87. High female bowlers are Linda McIntyre and Helen Bailey, with 156.60, followed by Hedy Schamal with a 149.58. High games for the men include Bob Vitale, with a 227, Elliott Wilkens 224, Norm Hebert 242 and 202, Joe Jingco, 209, Pete Gorczok, 211, Bill Hull, 206, 204 and 220, Rick DAddio, 226, 224 and 214, Renato Molas, 212 and 229, and Jerry Roney, 200, 232 and 204. High games for the women include Lynn Shepherd, with a 217, Barbara Reynolds, 200, Pam Monk, 210 and Linda McIntyre, 204. There are only nine more weeks until the end of the season and then, on April 22, there is a banquet, prizes and delicious food! Entertainment Group performs at OTOW Get into the swing of things for a great cause the 22nd annual golf tournament to benefit Ocala Civic Theatre returns on Friday, April 19 at Candler Hills Golf Club. The tournament will begin with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is $75 per person, which includes a box lunch, on-course water and sodas, free range balls, greens fees, a cart, and goodie bags. There also will be more than 50 on-course and door prizes. Men and women are both welcome to play. Create your own foursome, or we will be happy to assist you. Sorry, no professionals are allowed to play. Sponsors are essential to the success of any tournament. There are opportunities to contribute as a corporate, scorecard, hole, raffle, or door prize sponsor. Sponsors will be recognized at the course the day of the tournament, and a sponsor listing also will be displayed in the Theatre lobby during the run of Guys and Dolls from May 16 to June 9. As a bonus, sponsors who donate $100 or more will receive a certificate for a foursome to play at Candler Hills Golf Club in the future. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Mary Britt at 352-236-2851 or e-mail mbritt@ocalacivictheatre.com. Golf tourney at Candler benefits theatre If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimers disease, or have been recently diagnosed with the disease, Emeritus Ocala West would like to invite you to our monthly support groups. In addition to peer support, the groups will also invite specialists in the field who can answer questions about Dementia and Alzheimers disease, its causes, how a diagnosis is made and current research, as well as coping mechanisms for caregivers. Emeritus Ocala West staff will be available to discuss our unique Join Their Journey Program. There is no cost to attend this group and everyone who is living with a friend or family member with Dementia or Alzheimers is encouraged to attend. Support groups are the second Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or the last Thursday of every month from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please contact Tanja Papa, Memory Care Director at 352-861-4444 for more information. Emeritus Ocala West is at 9070 S.W. 80th Ave., Ocala. 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Congregation Beth Israel of OcalaCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala will hold a Friday evening Shabbat service at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Collins Resource Center, at Timber Ridge, State Road 200, Building 300 in Ocala. The service will be led by Rabbi Karen Allen, who will give insights into the upcoming holiday of Purim as well commentary on the weekly Torah portion.. The service will feature joyous music and congregation participation. All are warmly welcome to attend and experience Reconstructionist Judaism. For further information, contact Judi at 352-237-8277 or email bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com. Congregation Beth Israel will celebrate the joyous festival of Purim on Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Collins Center. The celebration with begin with the reading of the Megillah, the Scroll of Esther, followed by a covered dish brunch and the telling of jokes and other Purim frivolities. All are warmly welcome to join in the fun and levity! For further information please contact Lois 352291-1308 or Janis 352-861-6732 and indicate what food you will be bringing. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a liberal, inclusive, progressive Jewish community affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement.Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com for school, the study found that Head Start had little to no positive impact on the cognitive abilities or emotional well-being of its participants, and even showed a negative impact in certain areas. After nearly 50 years running, the flagship federal preschool program Head Start does not give children any measurable head start at all. Something that does help children prepare for school and beyond is stronger families, a subject the president also mentioned in his State of the Union address. According to respected sociologist Dr. Pat Fagan, over a million American children suffer the divorce of their parents each year. We cannot have secure, well-prepared, confident children if we continue to sustain a culture of no-fault divorce, cohabitation and hook-ups that produce kids but no families. And as far as the use of federal dollars goes, Ive got a better idea for President Obama. Rather than taking our money and setting up government schools for babies, why not give that money back to moms and dads and let them decide whats best for their families?Cathy Ruse, J.D., is senior legal fellow at the Family Research Council. Throughout the years, I have come up with a few schemes. None of which has ever done me anything good, and yet I still spend the energy to try to come up with one that will. It all began quite innocently enough as a Christmas present. When it comes to shopping for Christmas presents I just flop triumphantly. I was not made to go shopping. When I get into a mall, I begin to feel the walls closing in on me. I develop a panic, begin sweating profusely and then head for my car without looking back. About the Christmas present. Aha, that was the solution to my Christmas shopping and a brilliant scheme that would benefit both of us. This past Christmas I purchased for my lovely wife a round-trip ticket to New York to visit her family for a week. A week of her enjoying her family and they reciprocating the enjoyment. I did mention it was a round-trip ticket. I do not mind sending her away as long as it includes a plan to return. Now, the brilliant side of my scheme. While she is in New York visiting with her relatives, I would be king of the castle. I have been looking forward to this for a long time. She gets to have fun with her relatives, and I get to have fun with myself. For the week, I will turn our rather pleasant little domicile into a rip, snorting man cave. Ah, the thought of it was wonderful. The house would be mine for a week, and nobody would be supervising me. Nothing I like more than a week of no supervision. Oh sure, I could get into a lot of trouble, but whats life for if we cannot sample a wee bit of trouble occasionally. For one, I would be in charge of the menu for the week. I was really looking forward to this. Before she left, my wife made me promise that I would eat my fruits and vegetables and I would have a balanced diet every day. With a twinkle in my eye, more twinklely than normal, I agreed to her stipulations. I had my diet already planned in my head. For a whole week, there would be no such things as salads for every meal. How she can come up with the variety of salads she serves is beyond my aching head. She honestly believes that a salad makes the world go round. Now, no salads in this house, correction, man cave, for a whole week. I love it when a plan comes together. I shall be faithful to the fruits and vegetable regimen she made me promise. After all, one womans vegetable is another mans speculation. My main vegetable of the week would be (drum roll) carrot cake. Dont try to tell me carrot is not a vegetable. I will sick Bugs Bunny on you if you do. I plan to have a carrot every day of the week. And for fruit? You guessed it. Apple fritters. You know the old saying, An Apple fritter a day makes any man happy. I have made every plan to be happy this week. I am not sure if the bakery is going to be able to keep up with my orders this week. A man has to have his fruit. My basic philosophy during this week is summed up in the old saying, The world could end at any minute. Eat dessert first! My dessert of course is fruit by nature. A banana split. Any meal that begins with a banana split is going to be an awesome meal to be sure. It was only Thursday when I became aware of something. There was this smell in the house. I looked into the kitchen area and dishes were piled upon the counter. The table where I usually sit down to eat was filled with all kinds of stuff. I do not want to know what it was. I looked in the bedroom, the laundry basket was full and overflowing and I could not see the bed. I thought to myself, why are these things piling up? They would not do that if my wife were here. Are they trying to embarrass me or what? I stood in the kitchen with my hands on my hips and I was about to give this man cave a good piece of my mind. Then I stopped. At that moment, I realized I had become my wife. Perhaps, and I am just making a suggestion here, I have gained a new appreciation for my better half. Things just do not happen around the house. Somebody has to make them happen. By Friday, I had come to my senses and realized the old saying I did not quite appreciate until this week. Two can live cheaper than one. I am not sure about the cheaper part of it, but I know two can live cleaner than one, especially if that one is Yours Truly. I thought of a Bible verse throughout the week, Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered (1 Peter 3:7). After all these years, I am just beginning to understand what it means to dwell with my wife.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. As brilliant schemes go, this one didnt make it Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder RUSECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Religion PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE11 THE AVIATORS WIFE By Melanie BenjaminAnne Morrow had always lived in the shadows of othersin her famous fathers, in her more beautiful sisters and finally in that of the handsome hero of a celebrated solo flight across the AtlanticCharles Lindbergh. Author Melanie Benjamin tells us why she wanted to tell Annes story: It seemed to me, as I studied her, standing always slightly behind her husband, that there was a sly smile, a gleam in her eyes that she was always suppressing; a secret strength hidden from the world and even at times from herself. This was Anne Morrow Lindbergh whose story I wanted to tell. Its time for Anne to step out from behind her husbands shadow. In 1927 Anne, the shy daughter of a millionaire ambassador, leaves college to spend Christmas with her family in Mexico. There she meets Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his triumphant solo flight. Despite his attention toward her, she continues to believe that his real interest is in her vibrant sister Elizabeth. Only when he invites her to fly with himan adventure that opens a while new world to herdoes she believe his intentions: But nothing could have prepared me for this moment. Nothing could have prepared me for marriage to a man like Charles Lindbergh. Here was a man who was good, brave, driven; these were the qualities I knew about him. That there were many more qualities, as yet hidden, occurred to me as well. Those hidden qualities would prove painful over a long marriage and stun her with his deathbed confession. And there was early tragedy to deal with when their first child was kidnapped and murdered. Six children would follow but Anne would never get over her grief at little Charlies cruel death. As her husbands co-pilot, navigator, and companion time and again she was forced to leave her children with nannies and pressured to have more pregnancies than doctors thought wise. And Charles was away without her a great deal. So she turned to writing. Over the years the Lindbergh star is tarnished as rumors spread about Charles anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies. Still, the strained marriage endures. In earlier books Benjamin brought to life the lovers of Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingways first wife Hadley. Here in The Aviators Wife she opens the door to a woman who always guarded her privacy. An engrossing read from a skillful writer. The story of Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Life in the shadows Bookmark Pat Wellington PHOTO BY MIKE ROPPELIcy flowerThis flower collected a coating of ice earlier this week during the hard freeze. It is hoped it survived. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with On Top of the World Communities Master the Possibilities (MTP) Education Program and Central Florida College SLI offers the following programs free and open to the public. Black Ocala: An Oral History will be held in the Webber Center at CFC. The remaining programs will be held in the Master the Possibilities Education Center located at 8415 S.W. 80th St. Contact: Allie Gore at 352-861-6303 or lwvocala@gmail.com. February 26, 7 p.m., Black Ocala: An Oral History at Webber Center, College of Central Florida. The Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offer a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. March 6, 2 p.m., One Woman, One Vote, Webber Center. The 70-year battle for womens suffrage is the subject of this gripping documentary. One Woman, One Vote documents the struggles both of the leaders and the women who fought alongside them. From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Alice Paul, this film follows the fight for equal rights. Though the U.S. called itself the worlds greatest democracy yet more than half of its citizens were denied the right to vote. March 13, 2 p.m., Webber Center, Go Back In Time With Susan B. Anthony. Deirdre Macnab, state president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, will appear as Susan B. Anthony to take the audience back in time. A time when women could not own property, have custody of children, get a university education, earn a paying wage. Womens struggle for the right to vote in America ushered in an unprecedented revolution in our society which resulted in changing the roles of men and women. This historic transformation should be a reminder of how societys change, a jumping off point for discussions going on today regarding womens health and the changing roles of women in society. March 20, 2 p.m., Miss Representation documentary, Webber Center. An inside look at the media and its message. As the most pervasive force of communication in our culture, media is educating yet another generation that a womans primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality and not in her capacity to lead, making it difficult for women to obtain leadership positions and for girls to reach their full potential. March 27, 2 p.m., Whats A Woman To Do? Webber Center. Whats a woman to do when she thinks her child is not receiving the kinds of educational experiences that he or she deserves and she is worried about the direction the local school board is taking; or when she thinks the unbridled growth in her community is negatively impacting the quality of life; and when she discovers the wells in her neighborhood are polluted or running dry........well what does a woman do? She gathers her courage and her friends around her and she runs for political office. Three women who have taken that leap into the arena of politics, Gail Cross, the first woman elected to the county commission, Carmen Maines who ran for the school board in a race against another woman, and Angelia Boynton recently elected as the first black woman to the school board, will share with us their decisions and their experiences. League of Women Voters, Master the Possibilities offer free programs Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Making higher learning accessible to aspiring students is the goal of the annual Calendar Dinner, hosted by the employees of Hospice of Marion County, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the areas local not-for-profit hospice. The Calendar Dinner is a theme-based fundraiser with elaborate decorations depicting each month of the year. Held at the Ocala Hilton, Saturday, March 9, 2013, 6-9 p.m., the fundraisers proceeds go to the children and grandchildren of employees who are accepted to receive scholarships. Now in its 7th year, the event has helped many students further their careers. While employee-sponsored, the Calendar Dinner is open to anyone. The $30 ticket includes dinner, entertainment, photos and a chance at both live and silent auctions. Organizers are Fay Gordon-McKenzie (873-7456), Terry Burton (854-5275) or Colleen Bacheldor (873-7400.) 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com FAMILY FEATURES Eating for heart health is actually easier and more delicious than you might think. When you have a good plan and plenty of mouthwatering recipes, youll enjoy taking care of your heart. According to the FDA, diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Here are some tips to help you make these kinds of heart-smart choices:Choose leaner cuts of meat. You can find plenty of delicious options such as skin less chicken, lean pork and beef. And Apple CrispTotal Time: 65 minutes Makes: 6 servings 5 cups peeled apple slices 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon tapioca 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, melted Preheat oven to 350F. Mix apples, 1/4 cup sugar, lemon juice, tapioca and cinna mon in large bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. To make topping, stir crushed cereal, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and margarine in medium bowl until well blended. Spread apple mixture in ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with cereal topping. Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is browned and apples are tender when pierced with fork. Savory MeatloafTotal Time: 75 minutes Makes: 12 servings 2 eggs 1 cup milk 2 pounds lean ground beef 3 biscuits Post Original Shredded Wheat Cereal, crushed 1 can (8 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat oven to 375F. Beat eggs and milk in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Shape meat mixture into oval loaf in shallow baking pan. Bake 1 hour or until cooked through (160F). Variation: Prepare as directed, using fat-free milk and substituting 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product for the eggs and 2 pounds thawed frozen ground turkey for the ground beef.Grab n Go Peanut Butter BarsTotal Time: 10 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 bar per serving) 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup reduced fat peanut butter 3 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, coarsely crushed 3/4 cup raisins Mix sugar, honey and peanut butter in large microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until bubbly at edge; stir until well blended. Stir in cereal and raisins. Press firmly into 8-inch square pan sprayed with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars. Store in airtight container. Take Along Tip: After completely cooled, wrap bars individ ually in plastic wrap. Leave in bowl on kitchen counter for a great grab-and-go snack. Banana BreadTotal Time: 65 minutes Makes: 16 servings (1 slice per serving) 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine 2 eggs 1/4 cup fat-free milk 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas) Preheat oven to 350F. Mix flour, cereal, spice, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside. Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas. Pour into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely. Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split. youcanmakesmartsubstitu tions,too use ground turkey instead of ground beef to make meatloaf or burgers even leaner.Add fruits and veggies to every meal. Strawberries in yogurt, blueberries on a salad, carrots and hummus as a snack, roasted sweet potatoes with dinner its easier than you think to add nutrient-dense produce to your diet. Eat plenty of different colored produce for variety and a wider range of health benefits.Enjoy more whole grains. Whole grains add carbohydrates for energy, fiber to fill you up, and nutrients important for good health. And, according to a recent national survey, 4 out of 5 doctors recom mend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy, low-sodium diet, to maintain a healthy heart, reduce the risk of heart disease, and support healthy blood pressure levels. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, February 22, 2013 Around 1937, during the double-dip years of the Great Depression, New York Times Washington columnist Arthur Krock reported that President Roosevelts New Deal administration admitted it would stick to its political strategy to tax, spend, and elect. The strategy was successful. Mr. Roosevelt was reelected three times, and many voters became lifelong Democrats. The tax-spend-and-get-reelected epithet has stuck to the Democratic Party for decades. Strangely, the Republican Party avoided any similar epithet. The GOP is known lately for its cut taxes-borrow-and-spend-like-aDemocrat strategy. Democrats forage for votes by creating and expanding social programs and entitlements. By contrast, Republicans focus on stimulating economic growth and garnering support from businesses and financial organizations, sometime referred to as corporate welfare and crony capitalism. When President Obama recently announced an ambitious program to expand governmentfunded childhood education, we surmised the political brilliance of his proposal hundreds of unionized jobs for newly graduated teachers, thousands of ecstatic parents, and a generation of students who will be told they learned to read by fourth grade because of a generous president who was a Democrat. The White House did not include a cost estimate for the new program. Instead, the president suggested, as usual, that it would add nothing to the national debt and deficits. Mr. Obamas proposals and initiatives always seem to include a mystical feature of nocost. Getting a new governmentfunded program through congress will be difficult. If Republicans balk at the presidents expansion of childhood education, Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader in the House of Representatives will lecture and try to embarrass the majority party for uncaring stinginess which will cause generations of illiterate fourth graders. The president also suggested the new program could be gradually extended to begin in day care schools. What might the president have in mind by presenting such an expansive new program? Votes among other things. There will be a congressional election in 2014. With two years left on his presidency at that time, Mr. Obama undoubtedly hopes his party can take control of both houses of Congress. Another conjecture which came to mind is that Mr. Obama may hope cradle-to-kindergarten coaching in government-funded schools will serve as surrogate parenting for millions of missing fathers whose only contribution to society is sperm donations which create one-parent families. In addition, we doubt this president has any intention of going quietly into retirement at the end of his second term. Mr. Obama is a man on two missions first, to change the culture and government of the United States into a European style social democracy. Mr. Obamas other mission is to create a new world community in which powerful nations such as the United States will cease making decisions for self-protection and self-interest. Its the uncompleted vision of World War I President Woodrow Wilson, and a long-time dream of academic elites that they could create and manage a better world. Way back in the dark ages, I was taking a freshman history class at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, taught by a woman whose real name escapes me at the moment. I say real name because she taught history through the use of art, which wasnt exactly what I expected in a history course. Older students told us she had the nickname culture vulture. High school and college kids can come up with some great names. Knowing that about my background, you might suspect that art and music, among other cultural items, arent exactly my thing. You would, however, be partially wrong. I have three sons, each born four years apart, who each played in the high school band. That means that I was a band parent for 12 years straight, which might be some sort of record. So when my wife and I descended upon West Port High School last Thursday to listen to eight high school jazz bands, it was just an extension of what we went through as parents. We werent disappointed. The eight bands that played, including four from West Port and one each from Belleview, Forest, Lake Weir and Vanguard high schools, showed great talent, even if not all the songs were familiar to all the attendees. All eight of these bands were scheduled to be judged this week at a district competition at Lake Sumter College. Last week was just a warmup, with bands scheduled to get helpful critiques, but not grades, from a couple of judges. The four bands from West Port were labeled IV, III, II and I, and all were good in their own way. West Port II was particularly entertaining, the only one to include a vocal (by Kyle Humphrey), an electric guitar by Matthew Weisberg and electric bass by Humphrey. Possibly the hardest working, most visible performer was Kylie Chapman, who played the piano for seven out of the eight West Port songs. She does not usually cover that music, but we had a piano player out sick so she filled in, said director Scotty Vance. There were other soloists for the West Port performers listed on the program, including Kameron Olsen (tenor sax), Abby Ford (trumpet), Ivan Lopez (alto sex), Ava Sambriski (bass), Victoria Curtis, Joseph Borreca (alto sax), Evan Blankenship (alto sax), and Sarah Schore (tenor sax). There are a couple of thoughts to be drawn from these performances. First, if you ever get a chance to attend something at the West Port auditorium, by all means do so. Those of us who went to schools with gymnatoriums and other uncomfortable chair auditoriums never even envisioned a facility such as this. Second, there are some people who, for cost-cutting purposes, want to get rid of music in the schools. All you had to see was the talent on display last Thursday to let you disagree with that decision. We should make a concerted (pun intended) effort to keep the melodies flowing in our schools. And we should fight any attempt to play down the influence of culture upon the education of young people, so that when they get to the next level of education and encounter a culture vulture, theyll have an easier time in class.Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. 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 8543986.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 month. 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 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@smcitizen.com. Weve heard this message before, and now it comes into focus again: Choose your heroes wisely. Two stories in the news in the past week emphasize this more than ever. Last year in the Olympics, Oscar Pistorius was hailed as a hero, as he sprinted along with two artificial legs, the first with his handicap to run in the International games. He earned the nickname Blade Runner and people all over honored him. Today, he sits in a South African jail, charged with killing his model girlfriend, which he first claimed was an accident. His fall from grace has shocked many around the world, and made many realize that there was more to this man than his ability to compete. Then came word that singer Mindy McCready, who has a history of problems, shot and killed herself over the weekend. Although a popular singer, she was connected to all sorts of problems, going all the way back to when she was linked to then-baseball great Roger Clemens. Clemens gave a half-hearted condolence message, saying he met her a few times, denying reports that they had an affair. Despite her past, tributes have been pouring in, much as they did for the talented but troubled Whitney Houston last year. Yet we failed to see a lot of grief expressed when major, decent figures recently died. Included in that list would be people like Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters, Patti Page, the singer, and Abigail Van Buren, who gave advice that was read by millions over the years. So we send this message to people, particularly the young, to try to emulate the good people, not those who get themselves in trouble with things such as drugs. A lot of these stars end up the way some of them did in the past months. Thats not what good people should want. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Choose heroes with great care Finding good music at the school A new Obama fix from cradle to kindergarten READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Flynn Columnist Jim Clark Editor GUEST COMMENTARY BY CATHY RUSE In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for taxpayer-funded universal preschool for every child in America. As a mom of a toddler, I reject that plan. Babies and toddlers have what experts call an absorbent mind, in which they learn primarily by absorbing their environment and the movement and speech of those around them. It is no surprise that they are very attached to home and family in these years. They are not social beings yet; their only relationship need is to feel cared for by, and be in close proximity to, the people who love them the most. The idea of taking these tender souls out of their homes and putting them in some government school makes me shudder. President Obama promises that these early-start schools would have a positive impact on a childs later education. But that promise appears empty, given the dreadful report just out on Head Start. Head Start is the federal preschool program for prekindergarten children from low-income families costing taxpayers $8 billion each year. Congress asked the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of the programs effectiveness, the results of which were available last October (but not released until after the election). The study tracked the progress of 5,000 children, half of whom had been through the Head Start program from as early as age 3 and half of whom had not. The results are bad news. Despite the vast sums of money spent to ready these children No government school for our toddlers PLEASESEERUSE, PAGE10 000DXEA

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Mar. 8 10:00 AM Lunch LOGANS ROADHOUSE 2621 SW 19th A ve. We d M a r 1 3 1 1:00 AM Lunch 000E4LJ Sunday, March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concertLast years Ocala Symphony Orchestra Concerto competition winner Julia Lee is the featured performer for the March 10 Marion Chamber Music Society concert. Julia will be joined by her mother, concert pianist Hee Jung Kang, and her sister, Sophia Lee on flute. Julia was also the 12 and under winner of the 2012 Concerto Competition at Carnegie Hall. The MCMS concert is at 3 p.m. at Queen of Peace Church, 6455 S.W. State Raod 200, Ocala. For more information call 352-867-1340 or visit our web: www.marionchambermusic.com. The concert is free to the public.Tuesday, March 12 Charity pro-am at Ocala OpenA charity pro-am event kicks off the Ocala Open on Tuesday, March 12, at Candler Hills Golf Club. Proceeds from the event benefit Hospice of Marion County and Interfaith Emergency Services. Start the day with breakfast, then select a tee gift at the Nike tent. Participants will warm-up next to pros who will be vying for Ocala Open honors; play golf with a pro and get a few pointers on your own game. The day concludes with the Champions Roundup Barbecue and Awards Luncheon. For more information, call 352-861-9712.Wednesday, March 13 Tom Shelton concert scheduledGospel Musician Thomas Shelton, member of Whos Who in American Music, is internationally known and has appeared in the United States and 11 other countries. He presents his vocal concert on Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Friday, March 15 Vendors wanted for Spring ExpoBusiness owners are invited to set up booths at the Spring Expo sponsored by the West Marion Business Association on Friday, March 15. The Spring Expo is from noon to 5 p.m .at the Circle Square Commons Cultural Center. Booths are available on a first come, first serve basis and cost from $100 to $175. Electric is available. Reserve your booth space, or learn more, by visiting our website at, westmba.com or contacting Erin Jones, eajones@brickcitytitle.net, 352-274-3511.Saturday, March 16 OCala St. Patricks Day eventThe 11th annual OCalas St. Patricks Day will take place on the downtown Square on Saturday, March 16, from 4 to 9 p.m. Entertainment this year will include many great Irish dance groups and two great bands! An Triur will perform a very traditional Irish sound that will make you feel like you are feeling the breeze just atop the Emerald Isle. The main performers for the evening, the band that will get your Irish blood flowing is Seven Nations! There will be plenty of food to enjoy including corn beef sandwiches and corn beef and cabbage! There will be arts and crafts vendors providing all kinds of unique items of your interest. Fun games and activities for children and adults including the face painting, arts and crafts, dunk tank, jousting stands and Bounce House! The dunk tank will be held as a charitable attraction, so make sure to make someone get soaked! Celtic Celebration at OTOWCome join the party as the Circle Square Commons Town Square gets greenfor a Celtic Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment by The Blarney Stones as they perform traditional songs from Ireland, nostalgic banter and hilarious jokes. Also performing will be the talented Hogan School of Irish Dance who will wow! you with contemporary and traditional dance performances. Participate with Jessica Pinkowski and her dance party for a lesson on how to dance the Irish Jig. Plus, enjoy a St. Patricks Day tribute performed by the Sexton Sisters, Victoria and Alexandra. Enjoy delicious Irish cuisine and green beer provided by Friendship Catering. Hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available for purchase by Mr. Bs Big Scoop. Join us for this free event on Saturday, March 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Circle Square Commons Town Square, 8409 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information call 352-854-3670 or visit our website: www.CircleSquareCommons.comDunnellon Knights hold danceThe Knights of Columbus, Council 8510 will host its annual St. Patricks Day Dinner Dance on March 16. The dance is open to all of Irish descent and those who wish to be Irish for just an evening of fun and frolic. The dance will be held in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. It will feature corned beef and cabbage, potato and carrots, Irish soda bread and an awesome dessert table and cash bar. Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Music will be provided by Joe Koos with dancing until 10. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased from any Knight or the church office To reserve a table for parties of 8 to 10, purchase tickets by mail or for additional information call 352-489-6221. Proceeds from this event will go to local charities. Looking for vendors Come join us on March 16 at Oak Runs annual Plant Sale and Craft Show. There are tables available inside the Orchid Club for $15 per table. The show will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will have entertainment and food available. Please call Patricia Callahan 352-484-0895) or Sharon Cariglio 315-383-2138) for more information. Our proceeds are donated to CCF s Horticulture Scholarship program. Run, walk for United WayUnited Way of Marion Countys high school youth program is hosting a St. Patricks Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 16, at 8 a.m. downtown at Ocala City Hall to benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $20 before Monday, March 11 and $25 afterward. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call Tina Banner at 352-732-9696. American Legion Post 354 of Ocala presented Korean War era veterans with Certificates of Appreciation signed by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on on Feb. 18. The individual certificate reads In recognition of honorable service during the Korean War in defense of Democracy and Freedom. Through your selfless sacrifice, the tide of communism on the Korean Peninsula was halted and liberty triumphed over tyranny. The Department of Defense and the people of America and Korea are forever grateful. The 2011 Defense Authorization passed by the Congress of the United States and signed by the president authorized the establishment of the Department of Defense 60th anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee. During the next three years, the Committee will honor the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans. In addition, all Korean War era veterans will receive an invitation through the Department of Defense for a special event in Washington, D.C., on July 27. Post Commander Fred Pulis presented individual certificates to the 14 applicable members in attendance. In total, Post 354 has 93 Korean War era veterans in its membership. A special cake was prepared honoring the event. These Korean War veterans were honored recently. Korean War veterans honored by American Legion PHOTO BY JIM CLARKPinning ceremonyMarguerite Bernhardt receives a veterans pin from her cousin, Janet White, right, and her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC. On Saturday, March 2, the Ocala Elks Lodge 286 will host an Army of Hope Breakfast to benefit the Army of Hope, one of the charitable programs of Florida Elks Charities. The mission of the Army of Hope is to provide aid assistance to the families of deceased, disabled, and deployed members of the military of Florida serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Examples of aid are car, utility, and insurance payments; major appliance repairs (A/C, water heaters, washers/dryers, etc.); minor home repairs (plumbing, painting, etc.); auto repairs or transportation; school lunches; babysitting; medical/dental emergencies not covered by insurance; lawn mowing, landscaping, and sprinkler repairs; phone cards; clothing and shoes; groceries; gas; and medical travel. This program also funds a week of summer camp at the Florida Elks Youth Camp located in Umatilla for children who have deceased, disabled, or deployed military family members. Admission for the breakfast buffet is $8 for adults. Children ages under 10 will be admitted for $5. The event is open to the public. Net proceeds will benefit the Army of Hope. The breakfast is being held at the Ocala Elks Lodge at 702 N.E. 25th Ave. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since the inception of the Florida State Elks Association Army of Hope in 2007 the AOH has raised $242,784. The committee has distributed to the troops $56,151; funded three AOH camp weeks at a cost of $108,360; and currently has $78,274 available for distribution. The average distribution of the 42 grants to service members or their families during this time was $1,337. Individual aid requests may be made by submitting a completed request form (found online at www.flelks. Or go to your local Elks Lodge. The families of Florida active duty military personnel, military reservists, the Coast Guard, the National Guard, and/or their dependents are eligible to apply. An active duty member stationed in Florida with his/her dependents would qualify as a Florida resident. Charity of Hope breakfast to be hosted by local Elks Read the classifieds AAA backs FHP in ignoring new lawAAA urges all county and city law enforcement agencies to support the Florida Highway Patrols decision not to enforce a new state law. Last year, Florida lawmakers passed a law that requires international travelers, including Canadians, to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) before operating a vehicle in the state. The law was designed to ensure visitors have a license printed in English, to ease translation barriers for law enforcement officers. However, the law went into effect at the start of 2013 and many tourists were caught off guard. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles decided to defer enforcement until further notice. Tourists are encouraged to apply for an IDP in their own country. Guide Dog Foundation Needs VolunteersThe Guide Dog Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides guide dogs to blind individuals without cost, is seeking volunteers to raise a puppy from seven weeks until one year of age. After this time the puppy will return to the Foundation for formal training as a guide dog for the blind or as a service dog for a disabled veteran. No previous dog training experience is needed, however, patience and a love of dogs is required. All veterinarian expenses are fully covered. For further information call Lillian Pollice at 352-687-4335 or the Guide Dog Foundation at 1-800-548-4337. 000E31K VILLAGES COMPUTER & REPAIR (352) 237-4852 email: villagescomputer@yahoo.com Next to the neighborhood Storage on SR200 across from the Jasmine Plaza Computer Repair Custom Building Computer Classes Free Diagnostics Data Recovery Networking In Store Service or at Your Location FREE Service Calls to your house or business with this ad 7256 SW 62nd Ave., Suite 5, Ocala, FL 34476 000DV0E 000E3ZG 352-804-0665 Kamil Multan Painting Tile Work Bathroom Renovation Plumbing Carpentry Trim Bushes Cut Lawn Clean Gutters Kitchen Remodeling Screen Repair Window Replacement Power Washes (Houses & Driveways) RELIABLE HANDYMAN Free Estimates 873-6100 Royal Palms Plaza 854-8787 Oak Run REAL ESTATE CORP www.DeccaRealEstate.com YOU CAN PICK UP MAPS AND FL YERS T O ALL DECCA OPEN HOUSES A T ALL 3 GA TES SR 200, 484, AND SW 62ND A VE. ROAD #1 Team Partners Pat McCullough 299-6688 Charlie Takesian 207-9588 Lou Serago Broker/Associate 804-0159 John Kapioski 208-1635 Louise Pace 361-4312 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 Lois Lane 789-4516 Jim Petticrew Broker/Manager 216-5852 Tom & Barbara Cernera 812-0626 Shirley Gottfried 216-4655 Stimmel Brooks Team Pat 895-5160 Jerry 274-0930 000E10V The Star Realtors o f Marion County 11614 SW 70th Court Exp. Coventry with 1,548 sq. ft., newer A/C, laminate floors in living/dining room, guest bedroom has Murphy bed, water softener, maintained lot. Directions at Gates. $114,500 MLS#381063 Pat Stimmel 895-5160 UPDATED AND REMODELED Pat Stimmel 895-5160 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 Specializing in retirement communities for the Young At Heart! Check Out Our Website At: www.ocalaflretirementhomes.com THE STIMMEL-BROOKS TEAM Featured Homes of the Week ALL Y OU COULD ASK FOR AND MORE! Providence Model 3/2/2, large lanai, 1,670 sq. ft., formal living room/dining room, 1/2 bath, large master bath. $109,500 MLS#379132 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 TEAM #1 Partners Pat & Charlie 299-6688 207-9588 W e ar e your Oak Run Specialists W e Live, W ork & Play Her e! The Perfect Place to Live, the PERFECT T ime to Buy! Marketing your Home Nationwide, on the Internet, wher e over 85% of buyers ar e looking! www .CharlieandPat.com patamc@embarqmail.com 25% increase in transactions 36% increase in dollar volume Ranked 57th out of 1200 realtors in Marion County Call Jerry 274-0930 or call Pat 895-5160 CONGRATULATIONS STIMMEL-BROOKS TEAM! 3 WALK-IN CLOSETS! YES! I SAID THREE! 3/2/2 Georgetown Model with 1676 sq. ft, Remodeled kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, new countertops, all 3 bedrooms have walk-in closets, nice front porch, very private lot, new A/C & roof 06. $119,500 MLS#384855 Louise Pace 361-4312 Monte Carlo Model on Preserve Watch natures beauty from your large sunroom. Like to cook? Gourmet kitchen! 3/2.5/2, marble entryway, recessed lighting, formal dining room, the list goes on! $169,900 MLS#382959 Shirley Gottfried 216-4655 #1 Dollar V olume T eam for Decca Real Estate in 2012 PINE RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN. FEB 24TH 1-3 PM 9175 SW 104th Place Expanded Spruce 2/2 plus of fice and family room. Newer roof new A/C, updated appliances and fixtures, fenced yard, 2 screened lanais A very special home! The Serago Lane T eam $74,500 MLS#385142 Lou Serago 804-0159 W ant to work with someone who really knows Oak Run?! Someone who can show you the great deals in this market? CALL ME, PEGGY SIMPSON! I Sell Oak Run! Peggy Simpson 208-6554 LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT HOME?? Expanded Savannah. NEW roof in 2005, NEW A/C 2010. Large 16 x 10 expanded family room, 26 x 10 outdoor patio. ALL NEW APPLIANCES! Exp. kitchen counters/cabinets. $92,000 MLS#382652 John Kapioski 208-1635 PERFECT SNOWBIRD NEST! Beautiful T urnberry model with large master w/onsuite bath, nice-sized guest room, indoor laundry 2-car garage, enclosed lanai on a maintained lot! No fuss, no muss! $123,500 MLS#381 1 10 The Serago Lane T eam Lois Lane 789-4516 OAK RUN OPEN HOUSES SUN. FEB 24TH 1-3 PM 8070 SW 109th St. Rd. NBD 5 Williamsburg 3/2/2 $92,000 8058 SW 109th St. Rd. NBD 12 Georgetown 2/2/2 $119,000 11581 SW 74th Ct. Hillside Montclair 2/2/2 + pool $119,000 Tom and Barbara Cernera 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com NOT TOO BIG NOT TOO SMALL! PERFECT! Pinehurst Model 2/2/2 with eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, indoor laundry, laminate floors, big master bedroom and bath with double vanities, private yard on a maintained lot! Priced right too! $112,000 MLS#382941 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 NICE BIG HOME! OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN. FEB 24TH 1-3 PM Charleston Model, 2/2/1.5 with glass-enclosed lanai under heat and air, spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet, Dura-Stone floors in kitchen and master bath. Newer roof & A/C. $69,900 MLS#378804 John Kapioski HOME SWEET HOME

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Congratulations, Lamb. The end of the month brings good news in the workplace, thanks to all the efforts youve made to get your projects off the ground and running. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Dont let yourself be cowed into thinking youre not up to the challenge youve taken on. Keep reinforcing your self-confidence, and no one and nothing can stop you. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Positive responses to a recent workplace move should give you added assurance that youre on the right track. Celebrate the good news with family and/or friends. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Theres still a little emotional fuzziness you have to work through before you can feel really certain about recent decisions. But youre on the right track. Stay with it. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Youre tempted by an offer that seems close to what youve been looking for. But before you pounce on it, see if you can coax out some added perks to sweeten the deal. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your efforts to settle a volatile situation should prove successful. Now could be a good time to analyze what might have created the problem in the first place. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A once-close associate re-emerges with news that could cause you to reconsider a recent decision. But dont make a move before consulting a trusted adviser. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You might feel pressured to reveal a colleagues secret. But you can rely on your strong Scorpion sense of rectitude to help you continue to do the right thing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) That pesky situation is still creating problems. But you are moving ahead, and soon it should be successfully resolved in your favor. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A spate of indecision leaves you susceptible to doubt. But youll soon regain your emotional sure-footedness and be back leading the way, as usual. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Love rules the week with new romances favored for single Aquarians looking for partners. Cupid also targets renewed commitment for wedded Water Bearers. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) A surge of creativity keeps you happily busy through the week. But leave some quiet time to share with loved ones. Some long-awaited news finally comes through. BORN THIS WEEK: People rely on you whenever they need someone they can trust to be caring, considerate and also discreet. Thursday, March 7 Mountain Mission School concertForty-five teenagers from Grundy, Virginia, make up this traveling concert choir that has appeared nationally and internationally in settings such as the USA Christian Conventions, churches, Disney World, Opryland, Wolf Trap Park, the lighting of our national Capitol Holiday Tree plus Canada, England, Austria and France. When leaving this energetic concert, audience members find themselves humming a favorite tune. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. The event is March 7, 6 p.m. at Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/.Saturday, March 9 Concert at Firs t CongregationalThe Southern Express 18-piece Big Band will be performing at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday, March 9 at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the church; tickets are $10 and are available at the church office, 7171 SW State Road 200, 352-237-3035 or contact Dave at 352-867-7967. Refreshments will be available at intermission.Gracef ully adjus tingA talk on gracefully adjusting to later years with happiness and enthusiasm will be presented at Vitalize, at Market Street on State Road 200, on Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. For further information, call Cara at 352-509-6839. The event is free and open to the public.Concert at Marion Land ingThe Landing Lites will present a Pops Concert on Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The chorus is performing a number of hits from Broadway Musicals and Movies. Also featured are Tenor Soloist Joseph McMillan and trumpeter Pete Axson. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. Ven d ors s ought at thrif t s toreVendors can rent a space for a church sale at the Crossroad thrift store, near West Port High School, 7355 S.W. 38th St., Ocala. The sale will be Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces, the size of two parking spaces, are $10. To reserve a spot, call 352-509-4141.Wo m ens Spring BreakJoin the Womens Ministry at the annual Womens Spring Break event, Is the Power Back On?. Guest speaker will be Gaye Martin. Special Sessions: Card Making (Make and Take Class), Quilt Making (Demostration), Bible Study and Devotion (How To). Continental Breakfast Lunch Door Prizes Childcare available. Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. This is a free event for all women; a freewill offering will be taken for the guest speaker. Registration required (early bird registration by Feb. 24 and your name will be entered for an Olive Garden gift card). Contact Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, www.ccomc.org/. Sunday, March 10 Dram atis t at Naz arene ChurchProfessional dramatist Chuck Neighbors will be performing his one-man drama, In His Steps, at Ocala West Church of the Nazarene (5884 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala on March 10 at 10:30 a.m. In His Steps is an adaptation of Charles Sheldons Classic novel, which has sold millions of copies and is ranked as one of the best-selling books of all time. It is the story of a group of Christians who revolutionize their community when they dedicate themselves to live by one simple code: What would Jesus do? All are invited to attend and be challenged by this unique story presentation. FREE Car Show Fri. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Monday, Feb. 25 40 & 8 to meetThe regular monthly meeting of the 40 & 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, on the second floor of the Bank of the Ozarks building on State Road 200 at the entrance to On Top Of The World. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome. Come and enjoy camaraderie and light refreshments with fellow veterans. For more information, phone Ben at 352-854-0272 or Zack at 352-873-4841. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Black Ocala: An oral historyThe Marion County League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Senior Services Programs and African American Student Union at the College of Central Florida offers a unique opportunity to learn of the rich history and heritage of Ocalas Black Community. Topics include: Paradise Park, the Cultural heritage and Black Business Community of West Ocala (including 1st Black Millionaire) and the civil and voting rights movement. This event should provide the opportunity to meet some of the individuals who have been a part of the rich legacy that is Black Ocala. It will take place at Webber Center at the College of Central Florida at 7 p.m.SOS meetingThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. Room 235 (Multipurpose Room) at 1 p.m. Our meeting on Feb. 26 will be a presentation by Jane Houldsworth, Community Relations person for Americas Choice in Homecare, Visiting Angels. We never know when we might have a need for these kinds of services and this presentation should be very interesting. If you have any questions, please contact Gail Tirpak at 352-291-6904.Friday, March 1 World Day of PrayerChurch Women Uniteds World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 1, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 State Road 200 in the Blair Stewart Enrichment Center. Refreshments will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program will start at 10 with a theme of I Was A Stranger, and You Welcomed Me. This event is open to the public and all are welcomed. Although not required, donations for the Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse Center will be accepted. For more information phone Judy, 352-6293434.Saturday, March 2 Palm Cay garage salesCommunity-wide garage sales will be held at Palm Cay on Saturday, March 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gates will be open to the public. A hot dog lunch will be available at the Oasis fro a nominal fee. Palm Cay is on State Road 200 just two blocks west of 103rd Street Road.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 352-873-2276.Historical Novel group to meetThe Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society will meet on Saturday, March 2, in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m. and the program starts at 1:30 p.m. Carol Megge will present a program titled, How to Start Writing a Historical Novel, in which she will guide us through five decision-making steps starting with the setting of the novel, including time and place. Step two concerns doing research to acquire knowledge about the chosen setting. Step 3 is determining the genre of the novel and Step 4 relates to choosing the gender and age of the main characters. Step 5 deals with the inciting incident. Megge will have handouts available at the meeting. This is sure to be an interesting and informative program for writers embarking on a new adventure. If there is time, President Joyce Moore will lead a follow-up discussion of Rick Seymours February program that explored the twelve stages of The Heros Journey. FCHNS meets at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month in the Community Room of the Central Ridge Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call Marian Fox 2352-726-0162 or visit our website www.fchns.org.Tuesday, March 5 Luncheon at Our RedeemerThe Parish Health Ministry team at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala, is having its Original Food for Thought luncheon on Tuesday, March 5, at 11:30 a.m. The presentation is open to the community with a lunch provided prior to the seminar. Presented by Riadh Fakhoury, CD, the topic is titled Physical Stress and its causes and effects on the body and the mind, For reservations, please call 352-368-4028. 000DYGS 000DVWH J o h n & B r e n d a H a y n e s 2 3 7 4 3 4 3 o r 8 9 5 3 0 2 7 00091SZ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED Proud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor O P E N 7 D A Y S 0009B5C Margaret Orlando 237-4343 M a r y e l l e n C o t t e n 2 6 6 4 8 4 9 D a w n & B o b P e r i n c h i e f 5 7 2 6 1 1 9 B i l l A k e r 2 9 9 4 5 7 1 J i m M c I n t y r e 3 6 2 0 7 8 8 L y n n e K a m p f 2 0 9 8 9 1 4 S t e v e R u d m i n a s 8 7 5 8 3 1 0 L o r i K o v a l e n k o 5 0 2 0 6 0 2 ERA BIG SUN REALTY ERA BIG SUN REALTY bigsunrealty.com see our website for virtual tours 7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1800-229-2943 ~ Toll-Free, (352) 237-4343 LOCATED ACROSS FROM HWY. 200 LOWES 000E10W NEAT CLEAN 2 BEDROOM, 2 bath villa. Tile in both baths, laminate flooring in kitchen & family room. Good carpet in living room & both bedrooms. Concrete path in rear, very private backyard. MLS#379109/BA/COU . . . . $18,900 NICEST 2/2/1.5 VILLA, 1105 sq. ft. living, stand-alone home, on the market. MLS#384191/SR/MAR . . . . . $48,900 CORNER LOT END UNIT VILLA. 2/2/2 with rocking chair front porch overlooks the park-like setting. Close to main gate for easy shopping. Combine living/dining rms., kitchen and family rm. for great entertaining. Golf cart include! This home is As Is with right to inspect. MLS#384640/LBK/LAW . . $52,000 COZY HOME with detached guest cottage on maintained lot in Oak Runs golf-view neighborhood. 2/2/2 main house with full bathroom in detached guest cottage perfect for out-oftown visitors! See YouTube video of the home at www.bigsunrealty.com MLS#383650/LK/USE . . $109,999 COME TAKE A LOOK! Nice single family home with 2/2/2 + den/study, has lots to offer. Home features eat-in kitchen, breakfast bar, and dining area. Hardwood and tile floors, built-in appliances, extra lighting in kitchen cabinets, skylight, ceiling fans, large master bedroom with large bath. Inside laundry, front porch, and back roof over patio. Natural gas to keep cost down. Priced right! MLS#382487/JH/ARO . . . . $124,900 HANDYMAN SPECIAL WITH LOTS OF POTENTIAL in established neighborhood 3/2 on .25 acre. Convenient location. See it today! MLS#375254/DP/MUL . . $54,900 VERY WELL MAINTAINED END UNIT 2/2/2 kitchen with snack bar, family room, glass enclosed Florida room under H&A, large roof over patio, A/C 2010, even comes with golf cart and a lot of furniture. MLS#384918/BH/BEI . $64,900 8677-H SW 95TH LANE DIRECTIONS : SW Hwy. 200 to OTOW main ent., T/R 85th Terr., T/L 95th Ln., home on right. PLEASE PRESENT THIS AD TO GUARD AT GATE OPEN HOUSE 8677-H SW 95TH LANE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses CALLING ALL RC PILOTS. Come check out this beautiful home located in one of the most sought after 55+ community. Pristine condition sitting on a corner lot. 3/2/2 w/formal dining rm., open Florida rm, eat-in kitchen w/all major appliances, new counter tops, new carpets & porcelain tile flooring. Inside laundry, freshly painted, impact windows, new vanities & toilets. Theres too much to mention. MLS#385593/BH/BEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $109,900 9330 SW 92ND LANE DIRECTIONS: SW Hwy. 200 to OTOW main ent., T/L 94th St., T/R 1st Right, T/R at Stop sign, T/L 92nd Ln., home on left corner. PLEASE PRESENT THIS AD TO GUARD AT GATE OPEN HOUSE 9330 SW 92ND LANE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses NEAR TO ORCHID CLUB IN OAK RUN! Partially furnished 2/2/1 with newer roof as well as A/C. Breakfast bar in kitchen. View of tennis courts right outside the back windows. Come take a look! MOTIVATED SELLER BRING OFFERS! 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MOVE-IN CONDITION This 2/2/2 with library home has many upgrades including: newer appliances, quartz counter top in kitchen w/tiled back splash, windows replaced w/dbl pane thru-out new heat & air 2012, newer carpet, solar tubes galore which makes this beautiful home light & bright. And so much more!! Florida room has new acrylic windows. MLS#383216/BH/SEE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75,500 PLEASE PRESENT THIS AD T O GUARD A T GA TE OPEN HOUSE 8122 SW 81ST LOOP For more information, go to www .bigsunrealty .com, click on Open Houses OAK RUN O N TOP OF THE WORLD O N TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN O N TOP OF THE WORLD O N TOP OF THE WORLD TRADEWINDS O N TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD NEW LISTING OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-2:00 PM INDIGO EAST OPEN SUNDAY 1:45-3:00 PM O N TOP OF THE WORLD OP EN SUNDA Y 12:00-1:30 PM O N TOP OF THE WORLD NEW LISTING

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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, February 22, 2013 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 Kristy Kaigan 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 Read the classifieds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com Friday, Feb. 22 Charity picnic for blind centerHighland Memorial Park is hosting a charity picnic to benefit the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out and support this great organization! The address for Highland Memorial Park is 1515 N.E. Third St., Ocala (two blocks behind the Cascades). Lunch will be served on a donation basis with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Februarys delicious menu is smothered chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, garlic rolls, brownies, iced tea and bottled water. Relax in the shade or take your lunch to goits up to you. For more information, call Community Care Director, Beverly Brown at 352-6716466.Saturday, Feb. 23 Kingdom of the Sun Concert BandThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band announces its A Musical Memory concert series for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 S.E. Fort King St., Ocala. Musical selections include: Finlandia; Selections from Les Miserables; Memory from Cats; Indiana; Esprit De Corps; Morceau Symphonique featuring trombonist Richard Blankenship; and Lassus Trombone featuring the KOS trombone section. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, call 352-624-9291 or visit http://kingdomofthesunband.org.Book sale at Winn-DixieA book sale to benefit Ocala Wildlife Sanctuary will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Winn-Dixie, 8445 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Bring your aluminum cans for recycling.African Violet Club meetingPlease join us for our Feb. 23 meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office (Brian Litz Sheriffs Substation), 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. We meet the fourth Saturday of every month except December. We have an exciting program planned for you this month. Our courtesy store is open during our meetings for your convenience to purchase all kinds of supplies such as new pots, soil, tools and fertilizer. We would love for you to join us while we learn new and interesting information about our beloved African violets. Delicious light refreshments are served. Check out the club website at http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org/. Guests are always welcome!Eagles tribute concert planned7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. Using no backing tracks or harmonizers, the band faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from their most prolific period. 7 Bridges will feature brilliant hit singles after another while offering the perfect blend of songs to capture all levels of Eagles devotees with some mighty Don Henley and Joe Walsh surprises sprinkled into the mix. Tickets for this concert start at $15. The 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience show provides family friendly entertainment for all ages, weaved into a powerful rock-n-roll concert experience! Catch them live at the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The Cultural Center is at 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information on the 2013 entertainment line-up including times, dates and tickets, visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670.Ocala Symphony; 2 days of young talentThe Ocala Symphony Orchestra will showcase the two winners of the annual 22nd Young Artist Competition at the Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 concerts at the Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium, while performing some of the most uplifting and powerful pieces of the symphonic repertoire of Italian composer, Ottorino Respighis Pines of Rome. Julia Hossain, 14, who won the junior division, will perform Edouard Lalos Symphonie Espagnol. Ivana Muncan, 23, who won the senior division, will perform Ludwig Van Beethovens Piano Concerto No. 4. Both winners received a $1,000 cash prize, as well as the opportunity to perform with the OSO Feb. 23 and Feb.24. Each year the OSO sponsors this youth outreach program for outstanding young musicians, with the goal of motivating and enhancing the music careers of promising young musicians. The competition takes it a step further by assisting these ambitious musicians in their musical careers by providing the opportunity to be a participant musician with the OSO. Maestro Matthew Wardell, OSO musicians and local area musical experts judged these promising young artists. There will be two concerts held at OBS: Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com or calling 352-351-1606.Sunday, Feb. 24 Creation seminar at Fellowship Come to Fellowship Baptist Church this Sunday, Feb. 24 at either 8:30 or 11 a.m. as we welcome guest speaker Steve Levinson, renowned creation specialist. Dr. Livingston will explore the topics of creation and evolution, and demonstrate the message from creation to the Cross using videos, games and his fossil collection. For more information, call Fellowship Baptist Church at 352-629-5379. We are located 7.5 miles west of I-75 at 10500 N. U.S. Highway 27, Ocala (at the junction of 464B, across from the BP station). Community calendar Friday, March 22 Lions Club offers casino tripThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Seminole Hard Rock Casino trip on Friday, March 22. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the Winn-Dixie, old Porters store, parking lot on State Road 200, Ocala. The cost is $30 per person but each person is given a $30 casino reimbursement. Make checks payable to the Ocala 200 Lions Club. Reservation deadline is March 13. For more information call Diane Melnick, 352-8612730 or email her at, melnick8350@aol.comSaturday, March 23 Saddle Oak Club yard saleThe Saddle Oak Club will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the development on State Road 200 across from Heath Brook The yard sale will be in the clubhouse and on clubhouse grounds by all the community residents. Breakfast will be served with sandwiches and coffee. Lunch will be soup and sandwiches. There will also be a bake sale. The event is open to the public.Saturday, April 20 Helping Hands race, walk, fun runHelping Hands is having its inaugural 5K race, a 1 mile walk, and a Kids Fun Run, on April 20th at the Baseline Road Trailhead (Florida Greenway). Its a family event featuring complimentary food, snacks, drinks, music, exhibits, and raffle prizes. Individual and group awards will be given out to winners. The cost for adults is $20 for pre-registration, youth $15, and the childrens Fun Run (10 years or younger) is free. Top quality event shirts are free to the first 200 registrants. All the proceeds go to helping local men, women, and children in need. Registration, sponsorships, and detailed information is available on our website at www.helpinghandsocala.org or call Holly Miley at 352-732-4464. All this week racecars have been going round and round at Daytona Speed Week, leading up to the main event on Sunday with a 500-mile race. Filled with octane flumes we will make a pit stop at Pun Alley to see if we can find a racy story or two.Something smellsNews has come from Indiana about the air pollution caused by cars at the Indianapolis 500 auto race. Residents living near the track complained about the noise and pollution caused by the cars. But what disturbed them more was the putrid-smelling exhaust that continually emanated from the cars themselves. During the race they were rarely able to emerge from their homes without being assaulted by noxious fumes filling the air. Finally these residents had enough, and they filed a suit against the Raceway for Indy scent exposure.See?A woman speeding on her way to Daytona was pulled over by a policeman who asked to see her license. After looking it over, he said to her, Lady, it stipulates on your license that you have to wear glasses. Well, I have contacts, the woman replied. Look lady, I dont care who you know, snapped the officer. Youre getting a ticket.Cruise controlThe NRA reported getting thousands of new applicants a day since the White House called for gun control. Many stores are selling out of guns. The Automobile Dealers of America just issued a plea to President Obama asking him to call for car control. After all, cars in the wrong hands can be dangerous weapons.SprintsA kaleidoscope is a device for watching automobile accidents. The person who has a secondhand car knows how hard it is to drive, a bargain. Four blonde drivers in four cars at a four-way stop can be an eternity. A small automobile being pulled by a motor home displayed a sign in its rear window reading, I go where Im towed. Joan calls her father who lives in Indianapolis her Hoosier daddy. When asked if the cars blinker was on, the blonde said, Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. Its on. Its off. He drove his expensive car into a tree and found out how the Mercedes bends. Even when a racecar goes backwards, it is still spelled racecar. Getting into an automobile accident on your way to get fast food puts you on a crash diet. A car that turns left when you steer right and vice-versa is a Dislexus. I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. When it comes to parking she does a bang-up job. Riding on I-75 is like Russian roulette; you never know which driver is loaded. A wife told her husband, Be an angel and let me drive. He did and he is! Crash readyAutomobile manufacturers do a safety test where they crash new cars with dummies in them to study accidents and injuries. As a result they have made cars safer for dummies. Thats great, considering all the dummies that are driving cars these days. Ever go fishing?A man was speeding down I-75, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, after they passed a speed trap, he was pulled over. The officer handed him a ticket and was about to walk away when the man asked, Officer, I know I was speeding, but I dont think its fair. There were plenty of other cars around me who were going just as fast, so why did I get the ticket? Ever go fishing? the policeman asked the man. Ummm, yeah the startled man replied. The officer grinned and added, Did you ever catch them all? 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Going nowhere fastA couple was debating buying a vehicle for weeks. He wanted a truck. She wanted a fast little sports car so she could zip along the highway. He would have settled on an old truck, but everything she wanted was out of their price range. Look! She said. I want something that goes from 0 to 200 in just a few seconds. Nothing else will do. My birthday is coming up so surprise me! He did. He bought her a new bathroom scale!Its time for me to stomp on the bathroom scale to see how fast it goes to 170. Dick and his wife Jane live in Oak Run. PUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 29 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781St. Louis-style barbecued rib dinner with all the fixings (cooked low and slow). Delicious! Served on Feb. 23, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. Annual celebration of St. Patricks Day, March 16, Saturday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include corn beef and cabbage and all the trimmings. After a great dinner join us for music and entertainment in the Canteen beginning at 6. Donation is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased in the Canteen. No tickets will be sold at the door. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor a Good Friday fish fry on March 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday Breakfast is served from 8 to 10 a.m. Donation is $4. The Mens Auxiliary serves shrimp and wing baskets with coleslaw and fries 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 to 6 p.m. Bingo is open to the public each Monday and Thursday with early bird specials beginning at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is available. Computer classes Do you want to become more computer savvy? Do you have questions? If so, mark your calendar for a great opportunity for free computer classes beginning the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6. Classes are instructed by Robert from Lanshark. Join us for an enjoyable learning experience at VFW Post 4781! Members and guests (non-members must be signed in by a VFW Post 4781 member) Monday Night Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen from 6 to 8. Join us for karaoke on Friday, Feb. 22 with David Baldwin from 6 to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. with Richie Evans. Canteen lunches are now served on Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hall rental includes a non-smoking hall with catering and kitchen services available. The reasonable rates vary based on specific needs. For more information contact Bob O. at 904-7160578 (Please leave a message and we will return your call). Home Improvement Expo PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELCrowds gathered Saturday for the Home Improvement Expo at the Cultural Center at On Top of the World. Here are some of the visitors and one of the displays. On Friday, April 12, the Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society is sponsoring a one-day Writing Workshop on Plot and Characters: Whos in Charge Here? Readers, writers, and anyone interested in historical novels, mark your calendars and dont miss this exciting workshop! Judith Rock, noted best-selling author, will lead the workshop. The morning session will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 and will be devoted to determining What or Who is Driving this plot? Plotting means knowing when and how to reveal secrets to your characters and readers. Following lunch, the afternoon session will deal with Your Characters: Coaxing them out of the Shadows, Wrestling them to the Ground. Judith Rock has been a professional modern dancer, police officer, professor, playwright and actress. Doctoral research in France led to her Charles du Luc historical mystery series (Berkley/Penquin), set in 1680s Paris. The series has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, and Booklist. As a recent Contra Costa Times review said, Charles du Luc is well worth getting to know! Writing workshop planned Charles, ex-soldier turned Jesuit, helps produce the student ballets (Yes, these are real!) at the Paris Jesuit school called Louis le Grand. He also often finds himself helping Pariss first police chief to bring justiceand compassionto a changing and dangerous city. The series includes The Rhetoric of Death, The Eloquence of Blood, A Plague of Lies, and an enovella, Pernelles Escape. The next book in the series, The Whispering of Bones, comes out in the fall of 2013. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Garden Room at Andres Restaurant in the Citrus Hills Country Club complex, 505 East Hartford Street, Hernando. The cost of the workshop is $50 for FCHNS members and $60 for nonmembers. A plate lunch is included in the fee. Participants are encouraged to bring a one-page synopsis of their novel or work-in-progress and a brief, clear statement of their biggest problem with the plot. For the character part of the workshop, participants should bring an answer to the question: From what character, or between which two characters, does the beginning of the plot flow? What is the inciting incident? For more information and to register, call Marian Fox at 352-726-0162. 000E15X GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS NEED SPRINGS REPLACED? Two Springs & Labor $ 135 00 Any garage door needs & repairs call Ryan O Cull Garage Doors 352-351-1752 000DYJO HANDYMAN Remodels Flooring Painting Handyman Services Custom Concrete Counter Tops 352-484-9676 Love your home again 000DMFF 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 000DVC2 PAINTING A-1 H OME A-1 H OME A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC R EPAIR I NC R EPAIR I NC Mike Semich Serving Ocala Since 1983 House Painting Free Pressure Cleaning with Exterior Paint Job Seniors 10% Discount Licensed and Insured (352) 895-6047 Offering Plantation Shutters Balentines Landscaping, Inc. (352) 873-4888 Bruce Balentine Licensed & Insured Professional Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Sodding FREE ESTIMATES 000DZ3S LANDSCAPING 000CLCO IRRIGATION LLC. SPRINKLERS IRRIGATION 3398 S.W. 74th Ave., Bay 101, Ocala Comp #7085 Call for details 352-237-5731 Serving Marion County Since 1982 Early Spring Specials Licensed Fully Insured Certified Irrigation Auditor We will beat any written estimate on irrigation repairs or installation. Member of Florida Irrigation Society WINNER 2012 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Reset Controller Adjust Sprays & Rotors to Correct Spray Pattern Complete System Inspection $ 19 95 Call for details Expires 2/28/13 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000DZWC CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD INSTALLING NEW We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES Commercial & Residential Customized Service to Fit Y our Needs S ENIOR D ISCOUNTS F REE E STIMATES Licensed Bonded Insured 352-861-0665 G LADYS C LEANING S ERVICE HOUSE/OFFICE CLEANING 000DT92 WWW GLADYSCLEANING COM 2008 2012 000DYN4 TREE SERVICE A-Pro Cut A-Pro Cut A-Pro Cut T REE S ERVICE T REE S ERVICE T REE S ERVICE Trimming Tree Removal 352-804-4662 352-804-4662 352-804-4662 L ICENSED I NSURED 000DW3I AIR CONDITIONING AIR CONDITIONING 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 000E3N4 HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Sliding Glass Door Rollers & Track Repairs Door & Lockset Hardware Repair, Storm Door Fittings Kitchen & Bath Cabinets, Appliance Cutouts, Woodwork, Molding & Trim, Furniture Repair & Assembly, Household Accessories, Handicap Grab Bars & Accessories, Shower & Tub Closure Repairs Many references available. STEVE AT (352) 207-8682 SERVICING MARION CO. FOR 20 YEARS City Cert. Comp. OC00961 Insured Why Replace It When We Can Fix It? QUALITY SERVICES, INC. Household To Do List No Job Too Small One Call Does It All Diana L Crippen HOUSECLEANING BY DIANA CLEANING First Time Cleaning No Extra Fee$$! 000DSTD 352-502-2760 If no answer, leave message or Call 629-6071 Professional & Guaranteed Low Rates Supplies Provided Military White Glove Cleaning Professionally Cleaned Since 1992 000E1NV PAINTING Thompson Painting and Pressure Washing Repaint Specialists Wallpaper Removal Free Estimates ~ Licensed and Insured Call 352-598-3000 References Upon Request Interior and Exterior 2011, 2010 71 1 188 DIAL-A-PRO For Y our Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 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 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Thank You For Voting Us Readers Choice #1 Jeweler For 6 Consecutive Years 000E0ZE Perm Perm & Cut & Cut Haircut Haircut with Tanya with Tanya New customers only. $ 5 0 $ 5 0 $ 14 $ 14 8296 SW 103rd St. Rd. 352-237-3676 Monday Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-4 Walk-Ins Welcome Millennium Hair Salon A Certified Goldwell Color Salon Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 Must present coupon. Expires 2/28/13 000E3WP Color Color & Cut & Cut $ 51 $ 51 000DZT7 0 0 0 D Z A Y POWER WASHING Low Pressure Washing. We use Simple Green Soap. 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Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Cards Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTALFor your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDADSMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Citrus Countys Volume Sales LeaderWe Deliver The Best Customer Service Buying Experience Vehicle Selection Showroom 2 Year Toyota Care Complimentar yMaintenanceCome See Why We Are Rated The Best! 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Includes range & frig. $700mo + sec dep $700 No pet s 352-577-2531 BEAUTY SALON FOR SALE SW SR 200 area call for det ails 352-895-8425 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!PUT THE POWER AND CONVENIENCE OF THE CLASSIFIEDS T O WORK FOR YOU!Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. A NY IT EM PRICEDUNDER $1 00M A XIMUM 10 W ORDS RUNS F OR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-8 7 7-6 7 6-1 40 3 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. 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CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013 VOLUME 17 NUMBER 39 32~ Friday, February 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com BRIEFS Auditions for Over 55 talent show scheduledAdults 55+ from all over Florida are invited on stage to audition for the fourth annual The World Has Talent 55+ talent show on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Ocalas Circle Square Cultural Center. Judges will choose several top acts that will then perform at The World Has Talent 55+ Talent Show at the Cultural Center on Saturday, May 11, where they will compete for a chance to win the $500 first place, $250 second place and $150 third place prizes! Auditions will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 S.W. 80th St., Ocala. For more information visit www.CSCulturalCenter.com, call 352-8543670 or e-mail ticketsales@cscultrualcenter.com. INDEX Bookmark..............................23 Cherrywood.........................12 Classifieds................................x Oak Run.................................19 Opinion....................................8 OTOW.....................................22 Out to Pastor........................10 Pun Alley...............................29 Puzzles...................................27 Spruce Creek North...........21 In last weeks SPCA Paws and Claws column, a phone number to get information on Trinki the Yorkie was incorrect. The correct information is to call Shirley at 610442-4148. Corrrection BY MARIE ROPPEL On Feb. 6, a luncheon sponsored by the United Way was held at the Livestock Pavilion to show appreciation to the Reading Pals in local schools. After the speakers a local magician put on an entertaining 45-minute show. Reading Pals is operating under a grant and provides one-on-one time with kindergarten students who have been identified as being at risk as far as their reading skills are concerned. Volunteers from Marion County offer time most weeks. Each volunteer is assigned a student and becomes their reading pal. Books and activities are provided. After two sessions, the student takes the book home for their own library. Just before Christmas and spring vacation, the student is given an extra book to take home. Prior to beginning work with the students, training is provided. Reading Pals are honored PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELAt this table are volunteer Reading Pals who go to Marion Oaks Elementary school to read with their assigned student. Some are from Oak Run and OTOW. Jan Hathaway, literacy coordinator with United Way of Marion County, thanks the volunteers. Michelle Kernan with Academy Program at Marion County Schools is talking to the group. Magician Brian LaPalme is preparing to do his 45-minute show for the Reading Pals volunteers. A 16-year-old West Port High School student was killed Feb. 14 in an accident on County Road 484 near Marion Oaks. Brandon A. Garner, who played freshman football last season, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck eastbound in the right lane, approaching traffic ahead of him allegedly at a high rate of speed, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. As he was passing, in the right lane, a 2010 Hyundai Elentra driven by Antonia M. Santiago, 59, of Ocala, he accidently struck the right side of of the Hyundai, overcorrected to the right and lost control. The pickup struck a road sign and then a large tree on the south shoulder of the road, then rotated back into the road. Santiago, meantime, was able to maintain control and came to a stop. According to the FHP, it was raining at the time of the crash and the road was wet. Garner was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 p.m. West Port High School freshman dies in wreck Fourth aceDetroit Johnson of Oak Run holds a plaque marking his fourth career hole in one at Pine Oaks on Jan. 28, with a 7 iron from 119 yards out. PHOTO BY JIM CLARK BY JIM CLARK EditorBack in World War II, there was a general who made a comment that women werent intelligent enough to be pilots. Ocalas Marguerite Bernhardt took offense to that, and eventually took to the skies to prove that general wrong. Marguerite, 93, was the recipient of a veterans pinning ceremony at Hospice of Marion Countys Legacy House Wednesday afternoon. I taught instrument flying, the Connecticut native said of her days in the war as a member of the Air Force. She pointed out that two girls flew B29s, but that was one assignment she didnt get. She flew AT-6 and BT-13 planes. Just three years ago, she got to fly in an AT-6 again, this time at Leeward Air Ranch. She received the pin from Janet White, her cousin from Zephyrhills, while a number of Leeward residents looked on. She also received her wings from Taylor Chisolm, a member of the Forest High School JROTC and daughter of Tina Chisolm, social worker at Legacy House. In 2010, she was one of those who received the Congressional Gold Medal for service in World War II as members of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, better known as WASPs. On Wednesday at Legacy House, she proudly held a picture from her days in the military. In those days, though, the WASPs werent considered part of the armed services, but their members were given status as veterans in 1977. In Ocala, Marguerite lived in Blue Skies Mobile Home Park at Northeast 25th Avenue and 14th Street. Former female WASP pilot honored at Legacy House PHOTO BY JIM CLARKMarguerite Bernhardt, 93, holds a picture of herself from her World War II days. She was honored in a pinning ceeremony at Legacy House on Wednesday. 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