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BRIEFS Volunteer tax preparers soughtUnited Way of Marion County is looking for volunteers who are interested in preparing taxes for free through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to Marion County residents. No experience necessary, and certification training is provided. Upcoming training sessions include: Session 2: Tuesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Session 3: Tuesday, Jan. 7 and Thursday, Jan. 9th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All classes will be held at the Marion County Literacy Council at 120 SW 5th St. Interested volunteers can select which session they want to attend, or can certify on-line.. VITA sites will be located in surrounding areas in Marion County and at the United Way office. For more information or to register, contact Marsha Holloway at 352732-9696 ext. 215 or mholloway@uwmc.org. NEXT WEEK INDEX Cherrywood.........................13 Classifieds.............................26 Judis Journal.......................11 Oak Run.................................17 Obituary...................................3 OTOW.....................................20 Out to Pastor........................10 Paws and Claws..................21 Pun Alley...............................18 Puzzles...................................22CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, NOVEMBER15, 2013 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 25 www.smcitizen.com28~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Veterans Day in Ocala PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKHammett Bowen Elementary School played a big part in the Veterans Day celebration at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocala on Nov. 11. Above, students Christopher Padilla-Gomez, Yvon Lu-Del Valle and Isabella Devilbiss-Bartczk prepare to read their essays on What Veterans Day Means to Me. BY JIM CLARK EditorStudent participation was the key to the success of the Veterans Day event at Veterans Memorial Park Monday. Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School played a big part in the program, since they attend the school named after the countys Medal of Honor winner. Three students read essays they wrote on What Veterans Day Means to me. Here are those essays:Isabella Devilbliss BartczkVeterans Day is an important holiday because they fought, theyre brave, and they gave us freedom. Veterans Day is EXTROARDINARY. To begin with the veterans fought to keep us safe. They risk their lives to help us stay alive too. Their family misses them 24/7, and they cant hardly call. Im so thankful that these veterans are keeping me, my family and friends alright. I want to thank them for that. On the other hand the veterans and their braveness have seriously saved America. To me, theyre like super heroes in disguise. Especially for taking that HUGE opportunity of signing up to do four years of a long, hard working job. Id like to thank those amazing men and woman for that too. Last but not least, those helpful Veterans that gave America its biggest gift ever, freedom! I couldnt ask for anything more than that. I cherish the thought of being able to talk to my friends, and going to the park, and even to school! Freedom is the most valuable thing in the world to me! Veterans Day is an important holiday, so lets honor those great Veterans, man or woman. Id love to thank them so much for everything theyve done for our country. Veterans Day is truly marvelous.Yvon Lu Del ValleThe drums pounding like thunder fill the air. Some kids would complain sitting on the cold sidewalk, listening to a boring speech, but I know why we are on this courtyard today. Families gather round to celebrate those who chased evil across lands; those who gave our people a right, here in America; the freedom we have today if they didnt fight. I know in my heart. I would not be standing here today if they didnt fight. Listening to these speeches and celebrating these mementos bring families together showing each one of them importance of Veterans Day. Fighting long and hard these people have fought and I salute them for making the USA the land of the free and the home of the brave. What Veterans Day Means to Me Please see ESSAYS, Page 27 Hammett Bowens kindergarten students are shown waiting for their chance to perform. They sang This Is My Country. Law enforcement officials are looking for a female bank robbery suspect. Just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, a black female standing about 5foot 2 inches tall, walked into the Alarion Bank at 7605 S.W. State Road 200 in Ocala. The nearly 175-pound suspect was last seen wearing a brown wig and a solid blue dress. The suspect showed a bank worker a note and allowed the bank worker to see the handle of a handgun. The woman got away with an undetermined amount of cash. She drove a 4-door sun-faded red or maroon Honda Accord model year between 1996 and 1999. A witness said the suspect has bad teeth, could be as young as 40 years old, but is most likely closer to 50, and was wearing large gold hoop earrings. Phone anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. Alarion robber sought Suspect Charles W. Messina, 63, of Ocala was arrested Tuesday for inappropriate contact with a 91year-old victim. Witnesses at a Southwest Ocala assisted living facility told detectives Messina was in a dark room with the victim, according to the Sheriffs Office. The witnesses say once the lights were turned on, they could see Messina violating the victim. Messina is in the Marion County Jail; his bond is $10,000. Detectives would like to know what you know about Messinas contact with the elderly. If you have details about Messina, please call 352-369-6715. You can phone anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. Official charges against Messina include lewd or lascivious battery, molestation, or exhibition with elderly or disabled adults. Man accused of act against 91-year-old Remembering JFKRecently we asked readers to submit their stories concerning the death of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago, Nov. 22, 1963, as he was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. Several readers responded with memories, stories and feelings about that tragic day in Dallas. Their stories will be published in next weeks edition, which comes on exactly the 50th anniversary. To get a head start, read Judi Siegals column today as she recalls the date. It can be found on Page 11. 000GLS8

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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Christopher Padilla GomezIt is very important to celebrate Veterans Day because this is how we thank all the men and women who have fought so hard for all of us to keep our freedom. The freedom to express and live our own way, without someone else dictating it. We celebrate and recognize all those men and women who have died for our country in the line of duty. Without them we could not have maintained our freedom. I believe that any and every time we see our veterans in the street, at the store, or anywhere else, we should take a moment to stop, thank them and salute them. They are the pillar of our society and deserve all our respect and recognition. To be a veteran takes a lot of courage and sacrifice. We as Americans should never forget all that our veterans have done to keep us free. It is an honor to be an American and have the freedom to say it. God Bless America and all our veterans! ESSAYSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 PHOTO BY JIM CLARKThe Hammett Bowen Color Guard lines up as they prepare for the ceremony. More Veterans photos can be found on our website, www.smcitizen.com. INVERNESS 352-419-7911 3161-C, E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 1/2 mile east of Walmart OCALA WEST 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 We want to thank Marion County for their support! Let the experts at NuTech Hearing help you discover the best hearing devises at the lowest prices! Were here for you! Visit us in person or at www.nutechhearing.com Sound familiar? We Can Help! In the United States alone, 36 million adults have some degree of hearing loss. In recent years, more and more people have opted for a modern hearing system. Thanks to enormous advances in hearing aid technology, its now easier than ever to hear what youve been missing! Annual Hearing Test: SMART Free Annual Hearing Test: GENIUS If you want to pay more for better hearing... THATS YOUR BUSINESS! If you want to pay less... THATS OUR BUSINESS! Call today for a FREE Consultation FREE Test Dates are available from November 15-22, 2013 000GHGO Turn down the TV! Its shaking the house! What about your blouse? I said: Put your shoes on. We are going to NuTech Hearing CUSTOM AIDS Using a miniature video otoscope, well painlessly look inside your ear canal and show it on a monitor and you can watch along! NEW LOCATION Stop In & Say Hello! OCALA EAST 352-671-2999 3405 SW College Rd. Suite 207 Next to Red Lobster in Colours Plaza CALL NOW! 2 2 BINGO BINGO (352) 237-7373 Florida Lottery & Check-Out Pull Tab City N N O O W W O O P P E E N N 11175 SW 93rd Court Rd. Blue Oaks Plaza Next to Soapys Carwash & Walmart 000GMZW $ $ Early Birds 5:30pm Wed.-Sat. Regular Bingo 6:30pm Wed.-Sat. B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O All New Quarters at 11:00 AM 2 2 BINGO BINGO $ $ N N O O W W O O P P E E N N NOW OPEN Doors open at 10 a.m. Play starts at 11 a.m. COME PLAY Quarter Games THE FIRST $5 DOLLARS is on us to get you started. (with this advertisement) Expires 11/30/13 FREE COFFEE & TEA ALWAYS Walk-In Bingo & Quarter Bingo

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Friday, Nov. 15 The Circle of French FriendsLe Cercle Des Amis Franais meets on the third Friday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon at Marion County Sheriffs Office Community Conference Room located at 9048 Highway 200, about mile from Walmart. The club promotes all things French: language, culture and fun. You do not have to be a fluent speaker to join the group. Guests are welcome at any meeting. Call Marie McNeil at 352-509-4940 for more information. Our next meeting is Nov. 15.Saturday, Nov. 16 Crossroads Church honors vetsVeterans, we appreciate you. The Veterans Administration of Ocala is teaming up with Crossroads Church to honor those who have served and continue to serve their country. Come out, allow the VA representative to help you get registered for Medicare and other benefits, and be treated to a meal on us at the Veterans / Public Servant Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 8070 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala, 352-291-2080. We look forward to seeing you there. Womens Wellness DayOcala Health will host its second annual Womens Wellness Day at the College of Central Florida on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A health fair and screenings will be held in the Ewers Lobby of the College of Central Florida. Following that, motivational speaker, comedian, and award-winning storyteller, Kelly Swanson, will be the keynote speaker at a lunchtime presentation in the Klein Theatre. During the health fair, attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with clinical specialists in cardiovascular disease, orthopedics, bariatric surgery, diabetes, nutrition, diagnostic imaging, neuroscience, and GYN health. Body fat, BMI, strength, balance, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings will also be offered. Kelly Swanson, author of Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale?, is visiting Ocala for the first time, presenting her approach to handling lifes obstacles. Through humor and storytelling, Swanson helps attendees learn how to assess problem areas, define their goals and objectives, review negative mindsets and behaviors, think more creatively, and motivate themselves to deal with stress and change taking everyone on a hilarious and powerfully motivating journey to a happier, healthier self. This event is free to the public and registration is required only for the lunchtime talk with Kelly Swanson. Those wishing to participate in the cholesterol screening should fast from the midnight before. To register for lunch with Kelly Swanson, call 1-800530-1188. Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 70-bed hospital located in West Marion County. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services. Ocala Regional Medical Center is also a Provisional Level II Trauma Center. Ocala Healths outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with two locations; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; and the Senior Wellness Community Center.Sunday, Nov. 17 Fall concert at St. JudeOn Sunday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m., Maestro Bill Doherty and members of the Central Florida Lyric Opera will be with us once again for an inspiring performance featuring Broadway, Opera and Gospel favorites. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12 and can be obtained in advance at the parish office or at the door. More information may be obtained by calling 352-347-0154. St. Jude is located at 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks.Jazz Society offers music, dancingThe Ocala Jazz Society will host an afternoon of music at the VFW hall on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. Open to everyone, organizers say the, event offers incomparable musicians featuring great tunes for everyone and dancing is encouraged. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past years. Dancing is encouraged. The VFW, across from Oak Run, is just off State Road 200. Admission is $3. For more info call Diana, 352-2370234. Dennis Mac McCumbee, 74, of Ocala, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 10, 2013. He was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. While in the Air Force he met Judy in Sacramento, Calif. During his Air Force Career he received two meritorious awards, two commendation awards and many letters of recognition for service above and beyond the call of duty. In January of 1964 they were wed and spent 49 wonderful years traveling the world. While in the service they were able to see many parts of the world including Hawaii, England, Germany, Spain and Taiwan. In 1964 they also had a son, Charles Destry McCumbee, who went everywhere with them, and they were like the three musketeers. After retirement in 1996 they moved to Ocala from Los Angeles, Calif. In his free time he enjoyed listening to all types of music, playing and watching basketball. To those whom were close to him he was known as the following Teddy Bear, Cool Cool Dude and Bugs. He is preceded in death by brothers, Cletus and Sonny McCumbee; brother-in-law, Lewis Jones Jr. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Judy McCumbee; and son, Des; brother, Bud (Ann Marie) McCumbee; sisters, Phyllis (John)Smith and Carol Jones; nephews, Jimmy, Brooks and Dale; nieces, Vickie, Tina and Shelly. At a later date there will be a private celebration of his life. Condolences may be sent online to www.hiers-baxley.com. Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Todays New Ads FOR SALEOriginal price $1,70048 Glass Top Table w/ 4 chairs, 2 Bar stools. Soft green color with tiny cream pin stripes Asking $400 If Interested Call 352-861-6219 WE BUY ANTIQUES & OLD STUFF! Jim & Sheila Reed 352-873-9910 or 352-219-4134 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 NURSES & CNAsW ant to buy Gifts? Y ou need some Shifts! RNsMed Surg & SpecialtyLPNsHospice & Nursing HomeCNAsHospiceHHA Cert a must Hospital1 yr exp required JOIN US FOR LUNCH AND CHANCE TO WIN FLAT SCREEN SMART TV!Nov. 15th & 16th From 11a 4p CALL to RSVP TravelMed USA14926 Casey Road Tampa, FL 33624(800) 919-8964afowler@ travelmedusa.com PT Breakfast/ Lunch CookTwo years Exp. preferred. Apply at Oak Run on SR200 & 110th Street, email resume to jobs @deccahomes.com or call 352-854-6557 X13 for more info.EEO/DFWP Advertising Sales Rep.Weekly Publications Full Time Seeking Ad Sales Rep for The Riverland News and S. Marion Citizen. Work with new and existing advertising clients to develop revenue growth through combined advertising. Develop and implement sales presentations to existing and potential customers. 2 or more years of newspaper or other media advertising sales experience, ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations, ability to identify and prospect for new sales opportunities, reliable transportation to make sales calls. College degree preferred. Salary plus commission. Send resume to djkamlot@chronicle online.com or apply in person at The Citrus County Chronicle, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River. No Phone Calls. Drug Screen required for final applicant.Equal Opportunity Employer. WE BUY ANTIQUES & OLD STUFF! Jim & Sheila Reed 352-873-9910 or 352-219-4134 Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 FOR SALEOriginal price $1,70048 Glass Top Table w/ 4 chairs, 2 Bar stools. Soft green color with tiny cream pin stripes Asking $400 If Interested Call 352-861-6219 OAK BENDAnnual Flea Market & Craft Sale Fri. Nov 15 & Sat. Nov. 16 8am -4pm. Bake Sale, Furniture, Crafts, Small Appliances, Bedding Dishes, Lamps, Holiday Decorations, Glassware, Misc, Lunch served. 10620 SW 27th Ave. (CR 475A-Shady Rd.) A-1 LADY BUYER!Buying Old Costume Jewelry, mens watches, fishing Old Stuff352-344-3809 Citrus Springs2/1.5 on 2.5 acres, clean, bright, quiet, $650 (352) 603-0024 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 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. WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUYALL AUTOS with or without titles, any condition. We pay up to $20,000 & offer Free Towing. Cindy (813) 505-6939 BeautyS e MOBILE HAIR CARE**FULL SER VICE ** IN YOUR HOME LIC. BEAUTICIAN/CNA SERVICE THE HOME BOUND/ ELDERLY. (352) 237-3347 GROCERY GIRLSWe Shop at your Favorite Super Market and Deliver To Your Home or Business We also shop at Pet Supermarkets, Having a Special Event? Let us help. We pick up and deliver your catering Call (352) 426-8549 or Fax (352) 861-1778 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 ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 Somebody else wants it!Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Dennis Mac McCumbee, 74 Ocala OBITUARY Community calendar More on Page 4 Marion County food pantries are facing nearly bare shelves, having seen an estimated 25 percent increase in the amount of new families requesting help with groceries. And while new face after new face has shown up at Brothers Keeper, Interfaith and the Salvation Army, donations have dwindled. This has left our food pantries in a dire spot and vulnerable to not being able to assist area residents who need help putting food on the table. On Nov. 5, a team of local governmental, fire rescue and law enforcement agencies re-launched the Bring the Harvest Home food drive to help re-stock these depleted food pantries and provide aid for Marion Countys most needy residents. Officials are asking citizens and businesses to assist the efforts by collecting and donating items to local food pantries as follows: Dry goods/foods that complement dry goods (rice, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, crackers, peanut butter and jelly). Canned meats (corned beef, corned beef hash, ham and tuna). Canned vegetables and fruit. Baby items (powdered formula, diapers and lotion). Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste and toilet paper). The monthlong effort will culminate with a Dec. 6 Holiday Food Drive on the Square in downtown Ocala from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. For a list of drop-off locations (including public libraries and fire stations) or more information on Bring the Harvest Home, visit www.bringtheharvesthome.com, follow @MarionCountyGov on Twitter or like facebook.com/MarionCountyFlorida on Facebook. The first Bring the Harvest Home food drive was held in 2011 and netted more than 80,000 pounds (40 tons) of food and toiletries donations. Partner agencies this year include: Marion County Board of County Commissioners, City of Ocala, Marion County Clerk of the Court, Marion County Property Appraiser, Marion County Sheriffs Office, Marion County Supervisor of Elections, Marion County Tax Collector, Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership and the Dunnellon Police Department. Marion food pantries need some help Goodwill Apartments for seniors with special needs available Goodwills Heritage Oaks of Ocala, offering affordable apartments for people 62 and older, currently has little or no waiting list. There is no wait for accessible units, designed for seniors with disabilities or other special needs. The waiting list for other units is currently about a month instead of the usual 9-12 months. The property, at 2820 S.W. 34th St., offers one-bedroom apartments for seniors who have low incomes. The HUD-subsidized apartment building is well maintained and features a community room and common areas. A full-time Goodwill service coordinator helps residents connect with community resources and services. Prospective residents should call 352-854-1515 to check availability. People who are hearing-impaired should call 727-579-1068. Heritage Oaks of Ocala is one of five apartment buildings, owned and operated by Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, that offer affordable living options for people with low incomes, including seniors and people with disabilities. Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Swinson Chiropractic & Total Health Center 840-0444 Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Open M-F, Sat. by Appt Medicare and most insurance accepted Dr. D. L. 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School & Sports Physicals Exam & X-Ray for only $19.95 $110 value YOUR EVALUATION INCLUDES : Consultation with the Doctor, Complete examination, X-Rays (if necessary), Report of all the Doctors findings (OUR NO RISK POLICY) The patient & any person responsible for payments, has a right to refuse to pay cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a re sult of & within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee service examination or treatment. NP only. Not valid for PI or WC. May not be applied toward existing accounts. Expires 12/13/13 Must present at first visit 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 www.jandjjewelersocala.com www.jandjjewelersocala.com All repairs done on premises. 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Monday, Nov. 18 Legion Post to meetThe Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. in the community room of the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Jerry Cassatt 352-322-5966.Tuesday, Nov. 19 Vet aid benefits at assisted livingThe Harbor House at Ocala, 12080 S.W. County Road 484, is sponsoring a seminar for information regarding veteran aid and attendance benefits. Come join us and learn how you could be eligible to receive up to $24,648 per year in benefits. This is a free, no charge public service to veterans and widows of veterans provided by The Harbor House at Ocala and Gary Marriage (Operation Veteran Aid Crystal River), who will present the information on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, as seating is limited, call, 352-489-9698. The Harbor House at Ocala is a Saber Health Care Assisted Living Facility, located two miles west of State Road 200 on County Road 484.Thursday, Nov. 21 Air Force group to meetThe November meeting of the Red Tail Memorial Chapter of the Air Force Association (AFA) will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Ocala International Airport Administration Building, 750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. A representative from Sams Club will be attending and brief us on Specials that are available to AFA members. For more information call Mike Emig at 352-8548328.Comedian at FellowshipPlease join us Thursday evening, November 21st at Fellowship Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. for a night of side-splitting, good clean fun with comedian Justin Fennell. Justin specializes in slice of life humor that sees the funny in everyday family situations. Tickets are $5 per person in advance from the church office, and includes dinner followed by the show. Call 352-629-5379 for more information. Friday, Nov. 22 Health farmers market vendors soughtThe Marion County Health Happens Farmers Market is seeking vendors for its first Fall Celebration. The event will take place during the regular market hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, at the McPherson Governmental Complex field, 601 S.E. 25th Ave.). The celebration will include a corn boil, a toy drive, a blood drive and special booths providing health information from community partners such as Tobacco Free Florida and the Florida Department of Health in Marion County. These will be offered in addition to regular market goods, which include: fresh produce, vegetables, seafood, honey, prepared meals for breakfast and lunch, natural energy drinks, goats milk soap, plants and more. Vendors interested in selling at the Fall Celebration may contact Brittney Bruner, Health and Wellness Coordinator, at brittney.bruner@marioncountyfl.org or 352-438-2360. For updates and market information straight to your newsfeed, like the Health Happens Farmers Market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/healthhappensfarmersmarket.Three-day theater performanceThe OTOW Theatre Group presents Murder on the Rerun on Friday Nov. 22, Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th. If you havent purchased tickets you may pay at the door or call Anne at 352-732-0706.Grieving for petsIf youve experienced the loss of a furry friend, join Hospice of Marion County grief counselors for a free, interactive workshop on Friday, Nov. 22 from 3:30-4:30 pm. Grief that follows the loss of a companion is natural. The healing process takes time and Hospice of Marion County knows how to help. Light refreshments will be served. There is no registration fee, but please consider donating an animal toy or treat to kick-start our new Pet Peace of Mind program, which keeps hospice patients and their pets together. RSVP to 352-854-5230. The event will take place in the Hospice Education Center (3231 S.W. 34th Ave. Hospice of Marion Countys new Pet Peace of Mind program is designed to help patients keep their pets while they are receiving hospice care. Pet Peace of Mind relieves patients from worry about their pets current or future needs by providing pet care services such as food, medications, walking, grooming, veterinarian visits and even short-term boarding during respite or transition to a Hospice House. The initiative was made possible by a $5,000 grant from the Banfield Charitable Trust. So far, 10 volunteers have been trained to provide pet visiting and delivery of needed supplies, but more volunteers are needed. If you are an animal-lover and would like to lend a hand in this valuable program, contact the Volunteer Services Department, (352) 873-Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com and Father for His loving kindness and goodness and for His blessings not just for this day and season but for each day of our lives on His earth. Southwest Christian Church, 9045 S.W. 60th Ave. (south off SR 200). The phone number for the church is 352-861-9080. http//www.swccocala.com. Countryside Presbyterian ChurchJoin us as we celebrate Christ the King Worship service on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Countryside Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 7768 S.W Highway 200, Ocala. The public is invited and for further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633.Chanukah on the SquareChanukah The Festival of Lights for many of us brings back fond memories of childhood years and serves to renew our sense of identity. The Chanukah lights provide us with warmth, joy, strength and inspiration. Such is the purpose of a community-wide celebration to be held at the Ocala City Square this Chanukah. The Chabad Jewish Center of Marion County and The Villages is inviting the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at a public Menorah kindling ceremony. The grand Chanukah celebration will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Ocala City Square in Downtown Ocala. Public dignitaries and community leaders will attend the ceremony and will assist in kindling the giant Menorah of Freedom. The program will also feature a juggling show, Chanukah gifts, music, latkes, and more. Chanukah, a celebration for all time is highlighted by the kindling of the Menorah each night of the holiday. It is a holiday that enriches our lives with the light of tradition, said Rabbi Yossi Hecht, director of the Chabad Jewish Center. In ancient times our ancestors rededicated the Temple in Jerusalem with the Menorah. Today, we rededicate ourselves to making this world a better and brighter place. Chanukah also propagates the universal message that ultimately good will prevail over evil, freedom over oppression and light over darkness. In its Chanukah outreach campaign, Chabad of Marion County and The Villages joins thousands of Chabad centers across the globe that are staging similar public displays of the Menorah and its symbolic lights. From Australia to Africa, Columbia to Hong Kong, New York Citys ground zero to the White House lawn, hundreds of thousands will experience the joy of Chanukah with Chabad. Join Chabad in a public display of unity at this exciting Menorah Lighting Ceremony. Bring the kids and make this your special Chanukah celebration. For more information, contact Chabad of Marion County & The Villages at info@jewishmarion.org or call 352-291-2218 visit us at www.jewishmarion.org. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Mall to host pet photos with Santa on SundayChristmas comes but once a year Lets help spread some Holiday Cheer! Area residents and visitors are invited to bring their cute and cuddly canines and furry felines to meet Jolly Ol St. Nicholas at Paddock Mall. Claus & Paws Pet Photos will be held during a special time after the mall closes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. Santa has set up shop in his Winter Wonderland in Center Court, in front of Macys, where he will pose for Ho Ho Ho photos and holiday wishes through Christmas Eve. Guests are kindly asked to use the Food Court entrance to easily access the Santa Set in Center Court. Pet Photo prices vary; please see Santa Set for more details. Paddock Mall is at 3100 College Road in Ocala. Please use our e-mail editor@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 854-3986.CONTACT INFORMATIONOffice (352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 489-6593 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 EditorJim Clark 390-6444 Circulation Barbara Jaggers 854-3986 Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea 854-3986 Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean (352) 564-2957 General Manager John Provost (352) 563-6363 Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Deadline for classified ads : Deadline for display advertising : Tuesday 2 p.m. before publicationMonday 5 p.m. before publication READER SERVICES I want to get news in the Citizen.Call editor Jim Clark at 352-390-6444 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 Dunnellon, but publication of items not e-mailed may be delayed. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Member of the Community Papers of Florida More on Page 5s 5185 A W. Dunnellon Rd. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, Nov. 23 Worship at TimberRidgeWorship Service at TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10:15 a.m. Countryside Presbyterian Church provides Christian Ministry to residents of TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9848 S.W. 110th St., Ocala and holds bimonthly worship services. If you have a loved one, or friend at the TimberRidge Center you are invited to attend our next service. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633.Victorian Holiday snow slideSix tons of fresh snow, from up north, will adorn this years Victorian Holiday snow slide in Dunnellons Historic Village on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. Besides the snow slide, there will be thousands of twinkling holiday lights as you stroll down West Pennsylvania Avenue to Cedar Street and then up to Walnut and Chestnut Streets. Horse drawn carriage rides will again circle the heart of the Victorian era village of Dunnellon. Each of the Historic Village Shops will be hosting musical entertainment and will also be providing homemade refreshments. Food vendors will be on hand to satisfy the more hearty appetites. All of the shops will be decorated, open and filled with unique gifts for your shopping pleasure. Santa Claus aka Father Christmas has agreed to step back in time, to old Dunnellon for this evening of celebration, music and merriment. Professional photos with the jolly old elf by Julie Mancini or bring your cameras and your good cheer as we kick off the holiday season with our 14th annual festival. Proceeds from this years event will benefit Dunnellon Police Departments Shop with a Cop Christmas program. Tech Trek camp benefit setThe American Association of University Women is sponsoring an 8th grader to go to Tech Trek camp at the Univesity of Florida. To acquire the funds, we are holding a silent auction at Stone Creek Grille. It will be a Purse Palooza on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided for $15. RSVP by Nov. 20. Call Eileen at 352-854-5952.Sub vets of Ocala yard saleNautilus Base Submarine Veterans of Ocala will have a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Bank of the Ozarks parking lot on southwest State Road 200. Our Model Submarine of the USS Nautilus SSN 571 will be there.African Violet Club to meetAfrican Violet Club of Ocala will meet on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office Brian Litz Sheriffs Substation, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. The progrlam this month is a Potting Extravaganza. Bring in the plants you started as leaves back at the July meeting for showing, trading and help with separating. Also bring in other plants to divide and/or repot. Additionally, some plants will be provided to gain practice in dividing and repotting. Members are encouraged to bring the necessary equipment for this hands-on meeting including newspapers, pots and potting accessories. Supplies and soil will be available and instructors will be on hand to help. For more information, please check http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org/ Delicious refreshments are served and guests are always welcome!Sunday, Nov. 24 Barbershoppers to sing The Big Sun Barbershop Chorus Show is set for Sunday, Nov 24, at 3 p.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church. Headliners are the Wise Guys an award winning quartet from the Barbershop Harmony Society, plus three local quartets and the Ocala Big Sun Chorus and Chip Morris as Master of Ceremonies. For tickets call 352-804-7464 or order online at bigsunchorus.groupanizer.com The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. Ocala More on Page 6 PHOTO BY RON RATNERSheriffs helicopterRecently, the MCSO Citizens Academy students received information about the mission of the helicopter from Sgt. Don Stanridge on the right and Deputy Darren Bruner on his left. 000GMN9 www.ocalapharmacy.com Mon.-Fri. 9AM to 6PM Sat. 9AM to 1PM Thank You for Shopping and Buying Local 352-509-7890 1-855-OCALA-RX FAX 352-509-7899 Same Co-Pay With Better Service. Why Go Anywhere Else? Its simple to transfer your prescription! Just call us at 352-509-7890 OR bring in your prescription bottles. Well do the rest! All Insurance Plans Accepted 8602 SW HIGHWAY 200 Suite A & B, OCALA (Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200) LOWER PRICES FASTER SERVICE FREE DELIVERY* WE OFFER: 10 Minutes OR Less Wait Time Auto Refill Program Diabetic Supplies Medical Equipment & Supplies Confidential AIDS & HIV Counseling All Insurance Plans Accepted Including Preferred Care, Tri Care & Express Scripts, CVS Caremark, Medco, and Many More Florida licensed pharmacy (PH26617). All drugs are FDA approved, and purchased from state/federally licensed wholesalers. 000GH7Z SHOP LOCAL BUY LOCAL Sertraline 25/50/100 mg 90 Tab (Generic Zoloft) $ 10.00 Losartan/Losartan/HCTZ 90 Tab $ 19.99 Simvastatin 10/20/40 mg 90 Tab $ 19.99 Gabapentin 100/300 mg 90 Cap (Generic Neurontin) $ 19.99 Omeprazole 20 mg 90 Cap (Generic Prilosec) $ 19.99 Pantoprazole 20/40 mg 90 Tab (Generic Protonix) $ 19.99 Flomax 0.4 mg 90 Tab $ 39.99 Lexapro 10/20 mg 90 Tab $ 39.99 Plavix 75 mg 90 Tab $ 39.00 Singulair 5/10 mg 90 Tab $ 59.00 Valsartan/HCTZ 90 Tab (Generic Diovan/HCTZ) $ 59.00 000GKXM ERA BIG SUN REALTY John & Brenda Haynes 237-4343 or 895-3027 Margaret Orlando 237-4343 Maryellen Cotten 266-4849 Dawn & Bob Perinchief 572-6119 Bill Aker 299-4571 Jim McIntyre 362-0788 Lynne Kampf 812-0557 Steve Rudminas 875-8310 Lori Kovalenko 502-0602 00091SZ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED Proud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor OPEN 7 DAYS www.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 000GLCE MOVE RIGHT IN Awesome 2/2/2 home with many upgrades including oak cabinets in kitchen (with pull outs) and both baths, wood laminate flooring in kitchen, newer air conditioning, family room overlooking kitchen w/island, large vinyl enclosed lanai and so much more. MLS#395942/BH/HEC . . . . . . . $64,500 SPACIOUS 2/2/2 VILLA on wide tree-lined street, two baths and bedrooms Master has a walk-in closet and expanded nook are a. Master bath with walk-in tub/shower i n 2010. Dining rooms combined, kitchen with family room Solar tubes in kitchen and guest bath Hot water hea ter replace in 2012 with lifetime guarantee, garage has solar fan Rocking chair front porch Priced to sell! MLS#394114/LBK/CAR . . . . . . . . . . . . $54,700 VERY NICE 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 car garage. Home is immaculate, lanai with acrylic windows, tile in kitchen & both bathrooms, nicely landscaped, near pool, restaurant, golf course and activity center. Home is move-in ready. MLS#396177/BA/GLA . . . . . $119,500 THIS OTOW VILLA is priced right for todays market. Home features split BR, computer area next to master BR, ceiling fans, solar tubes, newer laminate floors, roof 2004, H&A replaced 2008, all appliances inc. smooth top range, washer and dryer. Fenced in BBQ area in back of the house with garden area. MLS#397580/JH/BAL . . . . . . . . . . $39,900 COUNTRY HOME just minutes to town. Move right in this gorgeous like new home situated in the heart of horse country. Spacious open floor plan features: large great rm., w/sliders to open patio overlooking beautiful backyard. Gourmet eat-in kit. w/granite counters, wood cabinets, upgraded SS appliances, center island w/sink & lg pantry, huge master suite, BA w/jetted & htd. tub, dbl vanity, inside laundry, real hardwood floors & tile throughout, 2 car attached carport w/sitting area. 1 shed w/elec. plus 2 other sheds/workshops. MLS#393122/BH/WILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $182,000 MOVE RIGHT IN this 2/2/1 with family room, freshly painted inside, includes all appliances, vinyl enclosed lanai plus open patio, chain link fence out back. Wood laminate flooring galore! MLS#397984/BH/ETT . . . $36,500 INCREDIBLE HOME 4/3/2 on corner lot in gated community Brick exterior, upgrades galore & spacious living interior. Fenced yard with patio entertainment area. This is an absolute MUST SEE! MLS#397530/DP/DOR . . . . . $249,900 COME TAKE A LOOK. Super nice home featuring 2/2/2, split bedroom plan, dining room, Florida room under H &A plus vinyl enclosed lanai, chain link fenced backyard. Wood laminate flooring throughout except kitchen, both baths & inside laundry room, Island in kitchen overlooking spacious living room & dining room. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#397827/BH/JOL . . . . . . . . . . . $88,500 WELL-MAINTAINED exp. 2/2/1 with title everywhere except bedrooms, large Florida room, newer air, roof, appliances & windows. MLS#393120/SR/SCH . . . $34,900 BETTER THAN NEW with all the upgrades. Mr. Clean lives here. This Stunning home is located in one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring 2/2/2, living room, dining area, beautiful kitchen w/pass through, glass enclosed Florida room, screened in bird cage, no maintenance yard. MLS#395943/MB/GAR . . . . $164,900 BEAUTIFUL HOME located on one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus study den, kitchen has snack bar, kitchen n ook. Inside laundry ro om. Split bedroom plan, tile and carpeting throughout. Open roof over porch overlooking private backyard. Master bath has double vanities and Jacuzzi tub exlarge walk-in closet. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#394945/BH/CHA . . . . . . . . . . . . $230,000 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 rooms, kitchen and family room for great entertaining. Golf cart include! MLS#384640/LK/LAW . . . . . . . $48,900 NOW HIRING SALES ASSOCIATES FOR BUSY OFFICE Please contact John Haynes at 352-237-4343 or e-mail him at bigsunrealty@cfl.rr.com Marvin Brooks 989-3162 COME TAKE A LOOK at this wonderful home in one of the most sought after 55+ adult communities in Ocala. This home features 2/2/2, kitchen with snack bar overlooking family room. Newer beautiful walk-in shower in master bath and new high rise toilet. Tile flooring in kitchen, family room, and both baths. Screened in lanai, rocking chair front porch. Freshly painted throughout including the garage. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#397319/BH/BER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $49,900 WHATS NOT TO LOVE?!! Enter through the leaded glass door into a completely remodeled 3/2/2. Custom features include porcelain tile floors, kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops, sitting room off master bedroom and, best of all a media room with stereo surround sound. Just bring your popcorn! Fenced in backyard for your pups. MLS#398670/LK/THO . . . . . . . . $204,500 2/2/1.5 FRESH PAINT and new laminate flooring, all appliances, window treatments and fans stay. Home shows like a model. MLS#397472/JM/CHU . . $46,000 8563 F SW 93RD LANE DIRECTIONS: SR 200 to front gate of On Top of the World. First right on 85 Terr., L/T on 83 Terr., L/T on 93rd Lane. Home on right. OPEN HOUSE 8563 F SW 93RD LANE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses A BEAUTIFUL 3/2/2 on a large corner lot. Neat, clean and ready for new owners. Home comes with a golf cart, work shop and all appliances. MLS#394006/JM/STR . . $99,000 9129 SW 93RD CIRCLE DIRECTIONS: SR 200 to main Ent. of OTOW, straight to 90th St. (Stop Sign). L/T to 96th Crt. Rd., L/T on 93rd Cir. Home is on the left. OPEN HOUSE 9129 SW 93RD CIRCLE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses 3/2/2 WITH TILE & VINYL EVERYWHERE, vaulted ceiling, ceramic tile counters, skylight in master bath, inside laundry, much more and quiet neighborhood. MLS#396328/SR/SMY . . . . $89,900 10887 SW 90th COURT DIRECTIONS: F rom Oak Run main gate to 1st left @ 91st Terr., then immediate right on 109th Lane, then left on 90th C ourt to 10887 on your right. THIS 2/2/2 EXPANDED VILLA offers a convenient split-bedroom plan, formal dining room, FL room under heat & air, plus a screened porch. All of that in a gated 55+ golf course community just waiting for a new owner. Is that you? See it today. MLS#398223/DP/IRV . . . . . . . . . $49,900 8703-D SW 94TH LANE DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 OTOW ent. (SW 99th Ave.), T/R @ 85th Terr., T/L @ 94th Lane, home on R immediately after stop sign on 87th Avenue. OPEN HOUSE 8703-D SW 94TH LANE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN HOUSE 10887 SW 90TH COURT For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses WELL-MAINTAINED 2/2/2 VILLA. This villa has solar tubes in kitchen and guest bath Large kitchen with island and pull-outs on cabinets. Kitchen also overlooks family rm. living/dining rms Combined for formal entertaining New heat/AC 2013, roof replaced 2 to 3 years ago. Garage door has newer screen doors in 2011. Screen porch in back and rocking chair front porch. Dont miss previewing this Villa. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Sunday, Nov. 24 Clock collectors offer helpIf you have ever wondered what that old Grandfathers clock that Aunt Millie owned is worth, mark your calendar and set your watch for Sunday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Chapter 156, are hosting their annual Fall Super Meeting Nov. 24 at the VFW Post 4781. The event offers indoor mart tables for $5. A silent auction featuring a variety of horological items will be held. In addition many collectors will offer parts, clocks and watches for sale during the event. Clock and watch assessment will also be offered. Questions pertaining to clocks and watches will be answered during the event. The post is at 9401 S.W. 110 St., Ocala. For additional info, or to save a table, call Roger Krieger, vice-president, 352527-0669.The Talleys at Christs ChurchEnjoy a Progressive Southern Gospel Concert featuring The Talleys, one of the most beloved and respected groups in Christian music. This nationally and internationally famous group has been at the forefront of gospel music for many years. The hallmarks of the Talley sound are their lush arrangements, close-knit harmonies and powerful vocals. They connect with their audience through their warmth and sincerity. Take time to be included in one of over 100 concerts a year featuring their award winning songs. Listening to the music of a group who has graced the most legendary stages in America and were guests of Billy Graham and featured television ministries will inspire you and surround you is music and fellowship. A Love Offering will be received. The event is at 4 p.m.. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off SR 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org. Check out our website www.smcitizen.com 000GHAZ 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 RSVP (352) 873-2036 2800 SW 41st St., Bldg. 200 Ocala, FL 34474 Friday, November 15th @ 2 PM SOCIAL HOUR Spend the afternoon with us as we enjoy the talented Mr. October. Join our residents for this fun time. Refreshments will be served. Wednesday, November 27th @ 2 PM BIRTHDAY BASH Join us as we celebrate the November birthdays of our residents. The Shannons, a high-spirited, energetic, husband and wife duo will be here to entertain. Refreshments will be served. 000GAKL One Day Only! 9am-3pm Saturday, November 16, 2013 Florida Public Utilities Community Showcase At the Crystal River National Guard Armory www.CitrusBuilders.com 352.746.9028 000GKXE Certified Service FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIANS 000DUMX WE PROUDLY HONOR OUR MILITARY & SENIOR CUSTOMERS WITH EXTRA DISCOUNTS LABOR RATE SAVINGS! These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for det ails. Offer Expires 12/31/13. Save $10.00 per labor hour for any major repair. No limit on your savings! (Does not apply to maintenance repairs) $ 10 00 OFF BRAKE FLUID FLUSH & CLEAN We will flush old contaminated brake fluid and renew with fresh factory fluid and treatments to prevent oxidation. Reg. Price $99.95 These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. $ 10 00 OFF POWER STEERING FLUID FLUSH $ 10 00 OFF These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. We will flush old steering fluid from lines, cooler, pump and gear, and renew with synthetic fluid, which extends the life of all steering components. Reg. Price $119.95 FULL DETAIL SPECIAL $ 20 00 OFF Complete Interior/Exterior Cleaning Service. (allow 4 hours to complete). Reg. Price $159.95 These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dea ler for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. TIRE ROTATE AND BRAKE INSPECTION Our quality technicians will rotate your tires, set pressure, check tread depth, reset tire monitor system and carefully check 4 wheel brakes FREE WITH ANY SERVICE Offer Expires 12/31/13. FUEL SAVER PACKAGE These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. Our quality technicians will clean the throttle unit and induction system, as well as clean the fuel injectors. REGULAR PRICE $229.95 FREE CAR WASH W/ANY SERVICE COOLANT SYSTEM SERVICE Our quality technicians will flush the old coolant and renew with fresh dexcool or equivalent. We also check for leaks, and check belts and hoses too! These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & ha zardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. REGULAR PRICE $119.95 $ 25 00 OFF $ 89 95 KEEP YOUR ENGINE COOL AND TROUBLE FREE WITH OUR TRY OUR STEPS TO MAINTAIN GOOD FUEL ECONOMY AND A SMOOTH RUNNING ENGINE CLIP AND SAVE SOME GREAT SERVICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS! SULLIVAN Once again, Sullivan Cadillac is so thankful to all of our customers for another excellent year! We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and the best of holiday seasons.

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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You enjoy the attention early in the week, but it might be a good idea to opt for some privacy by weeks end so you can have more time to consider an upcoming decision. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You unearth some surprising facts. Now you need to consider how to use them to your advantage. Meanwhile, it might be best to keep what youve learned secret for now. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A comment by a colleague piques your curiosity to know more. Best advice: Youll find people more likely to offer information if youre discreet when making inquiries. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your energy levels begin to rise by midweek. This allows you to catch up with your workload and still have plenty of get-up-and-go to go out on the town this weekend. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Youre probably roaring your head off about a perceived slight from a longtime critic. Ignore it. That person might just be trying to goad you into doing something you might later regret. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) The early part of the week is open to spontaneity. Then its time to settle into your usual routine to get all your tasks done. A personal situation could require more attention from you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A meeting of the minds on a project might well develop into something more personal for Librans looking for romance. Aspects are also favorable for platonic relationships. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A more-positive mood might be difficult to assume in light of a recent problem involving the health of someone special. But by weeks end, your emotional barometer should start to rise. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Look for a changed attitude from a former adversary once he or she realizes you have your colleagues support. Now you can refocus energies on that project. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) This time, a difference of opinion might not be resolved in your favor. Be patient. It could all work out to your advantage, as new information begins to develop. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A tug of war develops between the artistic Aquarians creative aspect and his or her practical side. Best advice: Prioritize your schedule so you can give appropriate time to both. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You could be entering a career phase awash with job-related demands. But avoid being swamped by the overflow and, instead, keep treading water as you deal with demands one by one. Sunday, Nov. 24 Messiah at Queen of PeaceThe Ocala Symphony Orchestra (OSO) will tell the story of Handels Messiah through the collaboration of several generations of classical music this holiday season. In its fourth year in Ocala, this special presentation will include the OSOs full orchestra, as well as its own community choir, boasting close to 150 musicians working together to make joyous music in celebration of the holiday spirit. The performance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW SR 200 in Ocala. The tickets are $15 and can be purchased at all CenterState Bank locations in Ocala, Lady Lake, and Belleview; at Village Ford in Belleview, and at Yours Truly Gift Shop ( 8449 SW SR 200 in Ocala). Tickets can also be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com or by calling the OSO office at 352-3511606.Tuesday, Nov. 26 Breas t cancer s upport group m eetsThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Breast Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala at 1 p.m. in Room 235. Our meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26 will be a luncheon meeting and will be off site at Stone Creek Grille, 9676 S.W. 62nd Loop, Stone Creek Community at 1 p.m. If you have not already signed up for the luncheon, please call Gail Tlirpak at 352-291-6904 so we have an accurate count for the restaurant.Sunday, Dec. 1 Germ an Am erican Christmas d innerThe German American Club of Marion County will host a Christmas Dinner Dance on Sunday, Dec. 1, from noon to 6 p.m., at the Marion Oaks Community Center. A catered ham dinner will be served. Music will be provided by Europa. Ticket prices will be $18 per member or $21 per non-member. Formal attire is requested. Contact Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207 for tickets.Mas ter Choir concertThe Central Florida Master Choir, conducted by Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr., will perform a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd. (which is SR 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala, Florida. The program will include the well-known Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi. Admission to the concert is free but an offering will be taken to benefit the Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information about the concert, call 352537-0207.Friday, Dec. 6 Civic Chorales Sounds of Christma sFor 26 years, the dedicated musicians of The Marion Civic Chorale have brought to Marion County a wide repertoire of classical and popular music. For our 2013 Christmas concert, Matthew Bumbach, MCC Conductor and Director of Vocal Studies, College of Central Florida, presents Antonio Vivaldis Gloria, with guest soloists and orchestra. Also featured will be the music of John Rutter and Matthew Bumbach. Performances are set for St. George Anglican Cathedral, 5646 S.E. 28th St., on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.; First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd., on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m.; and Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, 2540 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Lecanto, on Sunday, Dec.8 at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Donations support our student scholarship program.Saturday, Dec. 7 Christmas Concert by ChoraleOn Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m., the Marion Civic Chorale, conducted by Matthew Bumbach, will perform a Christmas Concert at First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd. (which is SR 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala. The concert will include the much-loved Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi and other selections by John Rutter. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, November 15, 2013 BY MARY ELLEN POE, CEO Hospice of Marion County As the season of traditional family get-togethers approaches, the last thing on anyones mind would be having an end-of-life discussion. However, I would like to open that conversation right now and literally put this topic on the table the kitchen table. Surrounded by extended family in the warmth and ease of these annual rituals, there is no better time or place to talk about what you want should you become incapacitated, either from an accident or advancing illness. Encouraging people to have kitchen-table conversations is a stretch for most, given the gap between what we say and what we do. Polls show that 70 percent of Americans want to die at home in comfort among their loved ones, yet the same percentage actually dies in institutional settings*, often in the ICU under stressful circumstances. Eighty-two percent believe its important to put their wishes in writing, but only 23 percent have completed the task, although its as simple as filling out a two-page form. To help close the gap, I have some suggestions for this holiday season. Do the right thing. Be brave enough to talk to your family its the best gift you can give them, unburdening them from having to make tough decisions in a crisis rather than in a calm agreement. The first step is downloading a free Living Will from www.hospiceofmarion.com/advance-directives.html. No lawyer is required; only two witnesses and thoughtful consideration of your wishes. Make copies for your physician and each of those who will be in charge of your care if you cannot speak for yourself. The second step is to visit www.theconversationproject.org, a website that offers a Conversation Starter Kit. Its available in English and Spanish, and presents a user-friendly step-by-step process, preparing you for your sit-down and talking points when it comes time to speak up. It has the questions your family will likely ask, as well as the answers to reassure them. The guide also has tips for better communication with your physician and care providers, as well as personal stories of others to help you along the way. More and more, the families sitting around the kitchen table in Marion County are made up of the largest segment of the population the boomers. This age group spans 49 to 67 years old. In their youth, they were behind four social movements and three cultural revolutions (civil rights, feminist, ecology, war protest, religious, etc.). The boomers are major movers and shakers. They want it all and value good health, vibrant wellbeing and prosperity. Often this generation finds itself serving as caregivers for both their parents and eventually their spouses or other siblings. When illness strikes, they are the last to give in and seek all means to combat disease and old age. Thanks to advanced medical technology, we have a multitude of options. We can seek cures and treatments, whenever possible; extend survival, if its practical; and relieve pain, as needed. When a cure is no longer possible and extending life is not optimal, hospice offers an opportunity to change the dynamic. Accepting hospice care is not about giving up hope or giving in to illness it is a redefinition of hope. Hope shows up in as many forms as there are individuals and it changes with time. It can be an opportunity to complete life tasks, provide serenity in allowing others to carry some of our burden or it may evolve into a peaceful acceptance at the end of lifes journey. One of the biggest misconceptions about hospice is that it is that thing you do right at the end. Sadly, many people survive only a few days, never receiving the full benefits that only hospice can provide. Coming on the program earlier often has surprisingly positive results for both the patients and their families. Once pain is controlled and symptoms managed through our expertise in palliation, people may enjoy life without distress for the first time throughout their illness. In addition, the little-known Medicare Hospice Benefit is an entitlement that provides home visits from our physicians, nurses, aides, social workers, chaplains, equipment, supplies and medication delivered to the patients doorwith no out-of-pocket expenses. Research shows that when managed well, a person with advancing illness can live a fulfilling life. A three-year study at Massachusetts General** found patients with fast-growing lung cancer lived three months longer and had a high quality of life with less depression, pain and symptoms. Fewer opted for aggressive chemotherapy and more chose a DNR (do not resuscitate order), if a medical crisis occurred. Other studies show similar survival rates with various cancers and congestive heart failure. Above all, when people are on hospice, they feel better, and when they feel better, they live better. And that, after all, is what life is all about.* Centers for Disease Control 2005 ** New England Journal of Medicine August 2010 For more than a week now, weve been reading stories about bullying and/or hazing from the locker room of the Miami Dolphins. Central to the issue are offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito. Martin left the team, got emotional treatment at a hospital and then went home. Incognito has been suspended by the team and the NFL is investigating. Also highlighted is an apparent racist and venomous e-mail that Incognito left for Martin. At this point, Im getting a little tired of all the pro football players and former players who are defending the culture in the locker room. They are excusing the behavior that goes on, including the hazing and/or bullying of rookies, as part of that culture. The former players who have now become television talk-show commentators are the worst. They are promoted as journalists when, in fact, they are biased former athletes who immediately rise to the defense of their fellow sportsmen by insulting those who disagree with them. What these players and former players fail to realize is that the bulk of Americans have no experience in a pro locker room and they feel that locker rooms should be an extension of grassroots America. The former athletes have been given a disproportionate access to the public, and they tend to put down anyone who doesnt agree with them. One of the most outlandish statements I heard was a sarcastic, Youre trying to put real world standards into a locker room. Well, yes, thats exactly what were trying to do. After all, there are a lot more of us in the real world than the athletes. In fact, organizations such as the NCAA run commercials emphasizing how many college graduates become professionals in something other than sports. Football players are coddled from the time they put on pads at 8 years old or so. Community newspapers cover youth football as if it were the Super Bowl. High school players are pampered just ask non-athletes how many times theyve been bullied by the schools athletes. 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 3906444All 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.E-mail letters to: editor@smcitizen.com. Letters should be Word attachments or pasted in the body of the email. Do not use any other word processing programs. The naysayers are already coming out of the woodwork when it comes to fighting the sales tax for a new baseball stadium. There is only one argument that we would agree with: The Yankees have enough money to build the stadium themselves, without any help from the taxpayers. Unfortunately, thats not the way things are done, and anyone who has followed any stadium project for any sport anywhere in the country should realize that. After that, the arguments become shallow. Well just address two. First, people say we refused to pass a tax to support schools and the hospital. Using that argument is wrong. Neither of those tax referenda was revenue generating for the county and the taxpayers. The money would go in, and we wouldnt see it again. This would be different. In the long run it would generate revenue in taxes as people come to watch the games, stay in a local hotel, etc. The second is that both of those ballot issues were property tax initiatives. That means that only Marion County residents (renters would probably face an increase) would be paying the tax. The baseball proposal is a sales tax. That means that tourists who get off the highway and eat in a restaurant would help pay the tax. Visitors who stay in a lodging facility would help pay the tax. Out-of-county residents who shop in our stores would help pay the tax. Again, it would be revenue generating. Were willing to wager that some of these naysayers are those who criticize the area, calling it Slow-cala. Heres a chance to put us on the sports provide an activity. Why not do so?S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Apples, oranges and baseball Different culture doesnt make it right November is known as National Hospice Month READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor Editors note: This column was inadvertenly cut off in last weeks edition. It is being repeated today. PLEASESEECLARK, PAGE9 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Obamacare and the GOPWhy is it that the Republicans do not want the lower paid American workers to have any part of the Affordable Care Act to cover their health care needs. During the last election period cycle Presidential candidate Mitt Romney expressed his opinion that the 47 percent of Americans at the bottom of the economic ladder were slackers and dont deserve the same benefits as hard working republican workers. President Obama stated four years ago that if you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan. We all know that if a president makes a statement four years ago nothing can change that statement and we should not allow facts on the ground to change our opinion. I cant help but notice that the Republicans are salivating over the presidents statements as being the worst lies told to Americans in our countrys history. I know that I am not supposed to refer to the past but just a few short years ago President Bush sold America on a war in Iraq over weapons of mass destruction that did not exist causing thousands of American heroes to be killed and mutilated. The Republicans are counting on the Democrats not to refer to the past but the American people know differently and hopefully will vote accordingly in the 2014 election. Jerry Segovis OcalaHalloween thanksLieutenant Dennis Joiner, District Commander of the Southwest District Sheriffs Office, and Glenda Houck would like to personally thank everyone who provided candy and volunteered their assistance to our annual Halloween party at the Marion County Sheriffs Office located on State Road 200. The party was a great success! The support of the area communities made it all possible for the children to have a safe Halloween. Once again, thank you. Lt. Dennis Joiner Glenda Houck More on Page 9 ing his paw to kill him. At that instant he cried out Oh my God! Just then time stopped. The bear froze and the forest was silent. A bright light shone on the man, and a voice came out of the sky saying, You deny my existence all these years and now you expect me to help you out of this predicament? Am I to count you as a believer? The atheist, ever proud, looked to the light and said, It would be hypocritical to ask to be a Christian after all these years, but could you make the bear a Christian? Very well, said the voice. As the light went out and the sounds of the forest resumed, the bear dropped down on his knees, brought both paws together, bowed his head and spoke, Lord, thank you for this food which I am about to receive. PUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 October must be the month for Animal Blessings because several churches held events. The SPCA attended the one presented by Grace Episcopal Church in Downtown Ocala. Several other animal welfare organizations were also in attendance and Id like to tell you about some of them. Project Pup is the other group that packs pet food for the Pets Meals-onWheels program, but their main purpose is to provide pet therapy to residents of local nursing homes and hospitals. Their gentle, loving pets bring comfort and boost the spirits of the ailing and elderly of our county. If you have a pet that you think is qualified for this extraordinary service, call 352-3542787. Do you ever wonder if there is someSPCA notes: Animal welfare groups can always use help one out there who rescues injured wild creatures? Several of these groups were represented at the event. Ocala Wildlife Sanctuary (OWLS) rescues birds (352402-3894). Squirrel Rescue of Ocala brought a few of the babies they are nurturing until they can be released (352-867-7922). All Creatures Sanctuary cares for any permanently impaired animal for life. They take in farm animals, wild and domestic animals, and even exotic creatures that should never be released into the wild. If you would like to find out more about them, call 352288-6754 Senior Sanctuary of Florida rescues retired greyhounds. These gentle dogs make great house pets and require less work than puppies or some energetic dogs. If interested, call 352-728-2839. This leads right into my next topic Senior Pets. November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. There are many reasons to consider an older pet when adopting (especially if you are a Senior, also). Here are some of the most obvious: Adult pets are less rambunctious and mischievous than puppies and kittens. Their personalities are already developed so you know what you are getting. They are also as big as they are going to get (unless you feed them too much-but thats another column). They need less attention and probably dont mind if left alone while you are at work or school. They are grateful to have a home and bond well with their new family. Finally, an eight or nine year old cat or small dog is not really old. With proper vet care, they can live 15 to 20 years, so they are just middle aged and can give you years of love. If you dont want to adopt a pet right now (or already have one) but are interested in helping the animals of Marion County, we always welcome new members. We do not have a shelter so we especially need foster homes so we can take in a pet when one is found or surrendered. We also need people to work at our fund raising events so that we can continue our mission and also support other non-profit pet rescues. You are invited to come learn more about us at our next meeting Thursday, Nov 21, at 1p.m. at the Bank of the Ozarks in Friendship Plaza on Hwy 200. You are welcome to join even if you cant attend the meetings. Well be happy to mail you a brochure that explains what we are all about. Call us at 352-362-0985. If you have any questions or need our assistance, please give us a call. The number, again, is 352-362-0985. Until next month, remember: Pets are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole. Paws & Claws Maria Devine BY INGRID CRANE Special to the CitizenWe have the privilege to practice Yoga in Sholom Park from May until September, on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. The morning of our final class of the season, it had been pouring throughout the night. But as we arrived, the rain stopped and we held the class. There was a light breeze as we swayed in Tree pose, balancing happily on one leg, joyfully connected to earth and sky. The benefits of yoga are numerous on a physical level and, beyond that, Yoga calms the mind, relieves anxiety and brings the most peaceful feeling to ones being. Practicing in the serenity of the Peace Park is the best gift for those of us who live nearby. Ingrid Crane practices yoga, Thai massage and Reiki and can be reached at 352-854 -7950. Cranes Corner Sonnys donationSonnys BBQ is making it easier than ever to donate to the Salvation Army and the Center of Hope this holiday season with its Hope for the Holidays campaign. From now through Dec. 13, customers at the four Marion County Sonnys BBQ locations can donate $20 to help pay for turkeys used to prepare holiday meals for the needy. In return, customers receive Sonnys BBQ meals valued at $20. No, that isnt a math error. Anyone donating $20 for turkeys gets a voucher valued at $20 for a free Big Deal Combo, 5 piece wings and a free order of the newest appetizer sensation at Sonnys BBQ Redneck Eggrolls. Each year the Salvation Army gives holiday meals to needy families in Marion County. 000GMMO AUTO DETAILING MOBILE AUTO DETAILING We Come to You! CELL/TEXT (352) 445-6678 Autos Trucks SUVs All for the same low price! Wash & Wax Interior & Exterior $ 55 Reg. $ 65 Estimate Time 2 hours Mark Anthony (owner) www.autorevival.webs.com autorevival@gmail.com GARAGE SCREEN DOORS 465-4629 Call us today for a free estimate! $ 795 $ 795 $ 795 CRC058138 Starting at OPTIONAL SCREEN CHOICES. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com TO ADVERTISECall854-3986 ADVERTISING College football is even worse. One of the jokes is people who want to stop the drafting of high school players directly into the pros. One of their arguments is that these kids deserve to enjoy the college experience. College experience? These guys get free room and board, many in dorms separate from the regular students. They get schedules that are favorable to their sports activities. They even get special tutors to help them maintain their eligibility. Thats not the normal college experience. Most real-world people dont spend thousands of dollars in nightclubs and strip clubs until the wee hours of the morning. Most real-world people dont carry guns when they go to a restaurant or club. Most real-world people go home after work and spend time with their wives and children. So dont tell me the culture in the locker room is right. It is, in fact, barbaric and needs to be changed. Maybe this incident will allow the NFL to ban all hazing. Maybe this incident will allow state legislatures, many of whom already have anti-hazing laws against students (as Florida does), to expand those laws to include all workplaces. Id like to see a one-week moratorium on all former athletes speaking on sports talk shows. Let them all take a weeks vacation and let the viewers get a realworld commentator. To me, that would make for a pleasant week of sports analysis some of it done by people not from a barbaric locker-room culture..Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. CLARKCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 All Men Are Created EqualOK, I get it. I suffered privation during my early life, and for the remainder of my life I have worked, like a dog. I toted my barge, lifted my bale, but I did not land in jail. Hard work was the key to whatever I have accumulated. Now it is your turn to do the same. Equal is equal in all things, work included. You have no right to demand I work, and sacrifice to support you. When all are equal no one deserves a free ride. That is not equal. We are all created equal. This is your credo. The founding fathers tried to express something from the perspective of their day. What they should have said, to my mind is: No human has the right to exploit, demean or abuse another human. You have no right to exploit, demean, or abuse me. I did nothing to you. I have worked, worked, and worked. What I have accumulated was gotten by hard work. I deserve some degree of comfort in my waning years. I worked for mine, you work for yours. Fair is fair, equal is equal. Get up and go to work. Demand jobs not largesse (free stuff). D.I. Larson Ocala LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Friday, Nov. 15: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., dinner served 5 to 7 p.m., fish or shrimp $7, Bubbles Karaoke 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m.; Taco Buffet $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Dinner tickets are presold, Tim Roberson Karaoke 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17: Football Sunday watch your favorite teams join us for Pot Luck Monday, Nov. 18: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m. with $1 Coney dogs, happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Bowling League Early Birds 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Night League 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Dart League 6 p.m. 9 p.m., Shuffleboard 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., fish or shrimp dinner served 5 to 7 p.m., $7, Elvis is back 6 to 10 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests. Saturday dinners and special event dinners tickets are now being pre-dold. Call and reserve your tickets today! West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St., Phone 352-854-2200. Moose Lodge activities Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.comA program honoring our nations veterans, travel, and entertainment are highlighted in this weeks OTOW Happenings.Lions ClubOn Nov. 11, the Lions Club presented the Veterans Day program in the H&R Ballroom. Lion President Richard Spahn welcomed attendees, followed by Pastor David Bellows invocation. The West Port High School R.O.T.C. offered the Presentation of the Colors, followed by the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. The OTOW Concert Chorus and Sunshine Singers led the audience in singing the National Anthem. The singers also performed a medley of patriotic songs, including the theme song for each branch of the U.S. military. Veterans in the audience stood up as their individual service branch song was sung. Guest speaker Colonel William V. Murry was then introduced. Colonel Murray spoke of his military history and recited the oath that every person takes as he or she was sworn into military service, an oath that involves the agreement to defend the Constitution of the United States and to follow the orders of those in the chain of command, his point being that this is an oath that continues after military service, perhaps for all citizens. He asked veterans to stand based on the wars in which they served, and he asked them to raise their hands if they served in the major campaigns as he listed them. Colonel Murray also offered an anecdotal story regarding the American flag, stating that as he was driving down a street, he noted that the flag was upside down. He informed the audience that the placement of flag in this manner is done to indicate extreme distress, though some do so as a sign of disrespect. (I was unaware of this type of flag placement, so I looked up the law, which reads The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property (U.S. Flag Code, Section 8a). Colonel Murrays intent was to restore the flag to its proper position. Another car pulled up behind his; no words were exchanged. The two of them realized there was a problem with the flagpole mechanism, fixed it, and restored the flag to his correct position. Colonel Murray stated that he felt certain this was a man who was a veteran, a man who understood that the oath he gave continues to be his duty, not only as a veteran, but as a citizen. The service was concluded with the retirement of The Colors by the West Port High School R.O.T.C., the presentation of the Memorial Wreath by Kenneth Colen and Coleman V. Brumley, Navy Senior Chief E*, Retired, the playing of taps, and presentation of The Colors by the West Port High School R.O.T.C. As always, the Veterans Day program was a thoughtful event offered to express gratitude for the sacrifices our nations veterans have given and to honor them for doing so.New England ClubThe November social meeting will be held at the Arbor Club Ballroom at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21. The speaker of the month will be Al Morrison, from the Ocala Ritz Veterans residence. Everyone is encouraged to bring a Christmas gift, wrapped, for the Ritz residents. Appropriate gifts would include socks, fast food cards, movie certificates, toiletries, puzzles, non-perishables foods, etc. Please contact Donnamarie at donnamarie22452@yahoo.com or via phone at 207-2126529.Travel ToppersTravel Toppers will be accepting reservations next Monday, Nov. 18 for a trip to Jacksonville to tour the Federal Reserve Bank and Sally Industries. Unfortunately the guided tour of the Federal Reserve Bank will not include money samples. However, it does include a lunch of salad, turkey breast with dressing, potatoes, rolls, beans and cheesecake bites. Sally Industries manufactures moving figures featured at Disney and Chucky Cheese and should be very interesting. To reserve your seat, call Jo Swing, 9 a.m.1 p.m. On Wednesday, Feb. 5, there is a trip to the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater to enjoy the musical Ethel Merman. The show includes some of Broadways all-time greatest songs, such as I Got Rhythm, Everythings Coming up Roses, and Theres No Business Like Show Business. This show is in the Adults at Leisure Series and includes a deluxe box lunch. Reservations began Nov. 4, so call Linda Hein now at 352861-988, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.The OTOW Theatre GroupThe OTOW Theatre Group will present Murder on the Rerun, a murder mystery with a twist that will keep you guessing up to the last minute! If you havent bought your tickets yet, you may still do so on Monday and Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the H&R Building. The performances are on Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov.23, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24,, at 3 p.m. You may purchase tickets at the door. For additional information, call Anne at 352-732-0706.EntertainmentPreston Martins tribute to Liberace is almost sold out! Martin has played at OTOW once before to a sellout crowd, and this show will be sold out, too, so get your tickets now ASAP Tickets are on sale Monday-WednesdayFriday in the H&R Ballroom 8:30 to 10:a.m. Dr. Stephen Dunn, DDS, is presenting this show on Nov. 30. Ticket prices are $8 for general admission; reserved seating is sold out.On the Road AgainA few seats remain on Bob Woods coach that will take residents to Port Canaveral to board Royal Caribbeans Explorer of the Seas for a 9-night, 10day cruise to the ABC (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) Islands and then a port call at Labadee, Haiti. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Growing up back in the day, most people put a lot of credence on promises and lived by the motto, A man is as good as his word. Most agreements were sealed with a handshake. If you said you were going to do something, you did it. Period. Today it is an altogether different story. We need a lawyer with a pile of paperwork in order to do anything these days. A lawyer has the sneakability to make words say anything convenient at the time depending on what the word is is, and when you said it. It matters not what a man says anymore only what he can get away with at the time. This brings me to the dilemma flavor of the week. Not mentioning any names, I am too much of a gentleman for that, but some person living in my house can be a little tricky when it comes to the usage of language. I may be the wordsmith in our house but she definitely is the word butcher. She can take any word and slice it so thin its meaning all but disappears. A while back, we were having a little discussion centering on one of my favorite topics, Apple Fritters. Anybody who knows me knows that an Apple Fritter is at the top of my list of scrumptious delicacies. My motto: An Apple fritter a day makes it all worth living and two turns it into heaven. Satan may very well have tempted Eve with an Apple but God has more than made up for that by introducing into humanity a freshly baked Apple Fritter. At least, that is my interpretation. Another theologian in our house has different hermeneutics on the subject. In our discussion, I was reminding the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage that she made a promise that if I liked an Apple Fritter I could eat an Apple Fritter. I laid out my argument very clear, at least I thought so, and encouraged her to follow suit. She then disrupted the whole discussion by insisting on evidence. When, she said with a very suspicious look on her face, did I ever say if you liked your Apple Fritter you could eat your Apple Fritter? It was up to me at this point to produce a strategy that would convince her she said exactly that. Dont you remember, I said as confidently as I could possibly muster at the time, we were at a restaurant and our discussion centered on dessert. I dont remember such an occasion. I started to wiggle a little bit but I knew if I could win this argument at this point it would be a great win. It is at times like this I wish I was a little more like a politician. A politician can say something and it means different things to different people at different times. It does not matter what they say at any particular time it can always be reinterpreted the way a politician wants it any particular time he needs it. Oh, how I envy those skills. Let me point out very quickly that according to common knowledge, this is in no way lying. In fact, I am not sure what the definition of lying is anymore. Nobody lies, they are just being misinterpreted. They can get anybody to believe anything if they rearrange the truth in such a way it is no longer the truth but it is not necessarily a lie. Dont you remember we were talking about dessert, I said as calculatedly as possible, and you said a person should be able to like what they eat and eat what they like? I sighed a deep sigh, smiling inside hoping she would not discover that inner glowing smile. She thought for a moment and then responded, I seem to recall a conversation along that line but I do not recollect that we were talking about Apple Fritters. The words Apple Fritters never came up in the conversation as I remember it. My challenge was to reconstruct the memory of that discussion somehow to fit in the words Apple Fritter or at least the idea. When I said that, she said looking at me straight in the eye, I did not have Apple fritters on my mind. In fact, if the truth were known, I had broccoli on my mind at that moment. How did broccoli get into this conversation? Nowhere in the recesses of my mind did the word broccoli ever appear. I knew I was losing the battle at this point. It is one thing to say something but it is quite another thing to hear something. Many times what I hear is not really what is being said. At times what is being said is not exactly what I hear, especially if my wife is doing the speaking. Why is it people cannot say what they mean and mean what they say? If you like your apple fritter, you can eat your apple fritter Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE11 Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Nov. 15: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15: Flying Solo Womens Group, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Womens Crafts, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21: Prayer and Praise Group Ministry Meeting, 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org. .Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, Nov. 17: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 am with staffed Nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Elder/Deacon meeting at 3 p.m.; Sanctuary choir practice at 4:30 p.m.; evening worship at 6 p.m. with study in the book of James taught by Alvin Gloer. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Christian Womens Fellowship meets from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. Each meeting includes a short business meeting followed by Bible Study and luncheon together. If you choose to stay for the luncheon bring your own sack lunch. You do not have to be a member of SWCC to attend. Wednesday, Nov. 20: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m.; Youth activities beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Golden Servants (seniors 55+) meet at 6 p.m. at the church for a carry-in dinner with a program following dinner. Bring your favorite soup, salad, or dessert dish. You do not have to be a member of SWCC to attend. Sunday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Sunday. Let us all give thanks to our God and Father for His loving kindness and goodness and for His blessings not just for this day and season but for each day of our lives on His earth. Southwest Christian Church, 9045 S.W. 60th Ave. (south off SR 200). The phone number for the church is 352861-9080. http//www.swccocala.com. Ocala West NazareneOcala West Church of the Nazarenes homecoming is Sunday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m. There will be concert by the Collison Trio and a presentation of past pastors. You are welcome to this special worship and dinner on the grounds. The church is at 5884 S.W. 60th Ave. (Airport Road) in Ocala.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday Day services at Friendship Baptist Church, Nov. 17, begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown, is studying The Preaching of Gods Servant Mark 1 8, The Auditorium Class, taught by Bill Wallett, is studying, Gods Sovereignty Mans Leadership 1 Samuel; 2 Samuel 1-4; 1 Chronicles 110. At the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Holy Ground. Pastor Randall Brown will be bringing the morning message; a message of hope and encouragement during these troubling times. The Sunday Evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. FBC also meets on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for additional Bible Study and Prayer. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is located at 9510 SW 105th St., off State Road 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, Nov. 17: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 am with staffed Nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Elder/Deacon meeting at 3 p.m.; Sanctuary choir practice at 4:30 p.m.; evening worship at 6 p.m. with study in the book of James taught by Alvin Gloer. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Christian Womens Fellowship meets from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. Each meeting includes a short business meeting followed by Bible Study and luncheon together. If you choose to stay for the luncheon bring your own sack lunch. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com Only God really says what He means and means what He says. I like the encouragement he gives to Joshua. There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee (Joshua 1:5 KJV). Whatever God says He means and it never changes its meaning from one generation to the next. That is something I can really rely upon.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. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Agreat man was killed in Dallas 50 years ago. Where were you? I remember the day well. Back then I was a high school student and we were about to be dismissed for the day when a crackling sound came over the intercom. In those days, most of us ignored the senseless messages we would receive from the annoying electronic message deliverer, (French club cancelled today; Group B will have driver ed, others will report on Thursday) but this time all ears were tuned to what seemed to be a radio message aired on the intercom: President Kennedy had been shot and killed in Dallas. I remember filing out of school in shock and fear for what would happen to the country and for once I was glad to be picked up by my mother who drove me home. Like the rest of the country, we in the Jewish community of New Britain, Connecticut mourned the man who had shown such promise and leadership. We even had a hometown connection to the White House because Kennedy had appointed our native son, Abraham Ribicoff, as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. (My dad liked to tell me how he had gone to school with Abrahams brother and how the brothers were the children of Jewish immigrants) It was the first time that any of us had ever experienced the tragic death of a president and it was all frightening and strange at once. In the days that followed we watched the full drama of the funeral and news files about Kennedys life on the TV. In the days before social media and the Internet, early TV programming was our lifeline to the world around us. Just as we watched his inauguration, now our attention was turned to his funeral. And as we watched the train of mourners filing into the Capitol rotunda to pay their respects, we could not help but mourn what Kennedy might have accomplished had he lived out his length of service. And all of us wept at the iconic picture of his son John, saluting his dad in final tribute. The whole ordeal and realization of the assassination was played out for us in vivid black and white on our RCA TV in the den. On the Friday eve following his assassination, I remember attending Sabbath services as I usually did with my family. This time the bimah (raised platform where the clergy stood to lead services) was draped in black and there was a somber atmosphere to what is customarily a joyous service. I remember recitRemembering JFK after 50 years ing psalms and special prayers for the president. We almost felt awkward wishing each other a Shabbat Shalom, a peaceful Sabbath, because there was no peaceful Sabbath that week. Just four days after the funeral of the president, the country turned to celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday that day, November 28, 1963, was subdued due to the recent events and I remember how nobody really felt like celebrating. On the day Kennedy was shot, it has been said that America lost its innocence. We were thrust into the reality of the politics of the world around us and nothing was sacred anymore. Our faith had been shaken and we realized how vulnerable we really were. In the years that followed, there would be race riots, war in Israel, and assassination attempts on other presidents, trips to the moon, scientific discoveries and changes to American society that nobody could have even dreamed of fifty years ago. We were to have protests against the war in Vietnam and women Judis Journal Judi Siegal PLEASESEEJUDI, PAGE1218~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Niceley Niceley Johnson. The show has humor and high energy dancing and includes such classic show tunes as Luck Be A Lady Tonight and Sit Down Youre Rocking the Boat. Call Fred and Joanne Veale to get your seat. The Florida Strawberry Festival, trip 7, on Thursday, Feb. 27, still has a few seats remaining but we expect they will be gone soon. This trip was requested by a number of residents and we came through for them. People come to enjoy exhibits, social events and contests along with top-name entertainment. The bus leaves at 8 a.m. and you will have lunch on your own at the festival. The cost of $33 per person includes transportation, the bus drivers tip and admission to the festival. John and Marion Mowen are your hosts so give them a call.Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfTuesday, Nov. 5, was the first day of our club championship and the winners were: 1st Flight: 1Elsa Berbig, 2Pat Blackburn, 3-Judie Lavdas; 2nd Flight: 1Joan OBrien; 2(tie) Lynn Houghton and Noreen Salo; 3rd Flight: Tied at first place Janet Tully, Arlene Klann, Lisa Juhasz. Roseann Lavacca was closest to the pin. On day 2 of the championship, Nov. 7, the winners were 1st Flight: 1-Jan Tennant, 2Elsa Berbig, 3Elaine Bush; 2nd Flight: 1Maureen Edward,; 2(tie) Roseann Lavacca and Bette Johnson; 3rd Flight: 1(tie) Joanne Welch and Lisa Juhasz, 2Janet Tully. Closest to the pin was Sylvia Zappia. The final day of the championship will be played on Tuesday, Nov. 12, when the best overall golfer will become the club champion. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Yesterday was the little known holiday National Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day. I celebrated it by gathering up some light material for your travels down Pun Alley. Put aside whatever troubles youre having. Its time for a little relief, so relax and laugh.The beginningA builder, an electrician, and a lawyer were arguing about which profession was the oldest. The builder pointed out proudly that the first thing God had done was to build the earth. True, said the electrician, but before that, He said Let there be light. Youre both right, said the lawyer, but before the light there was chaos and who do you think created the chaos?Pig outTom was driving to work the other day when he hit a pig. He called the police to tell them. The dispatcher said, Thanks for calling us, but dont you go anywhere. Its illegal to hit livestock in this state. Thats a $300 fine. So Tom hung up and drove off. When he got to work there was a cop waiting for him. He gave Tom a ticket. When Tom asked him how the cop found him he said, The pig squealed.EnlighteningMiners with illuminated helmets say it makes them feel lightheaded. Outdoor lights were put up at a golf course for people who like swinging nightclubs. In 1926 electricity was first installed in an English castle. It was the first knight light. Light travels faster than sound. Thats why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. One light bulb said to the other one, I love you a whole watt. Noahs ark was three stories high. The top floor had a skylight and the bottom two floors were illuminated with floodlights. Police are searching for a thief who robs his victims by threatening them with a lighted match. They want to catch him before he strikes again. The robber who stole a lamp got a light sentence. Laundromat Sign: Automatic Washing Machines Please Remove All Your Clothes When The Light Goes Out. I dont want candles on my birthday cake. I dont want to make light of my age.Heavy thoughtsIt was suggested that a young man improve his mind by reading. In the library he asked for a good book to read. The librarian asked if he wanted something light or heavy. He answered, It doesnt matter. Ive got my car with me.ShockingIn a physics lab, which involved light, electricity and magnetism, one requirement of the course was to read the weeks experiment before coming to class. At one lab session the instructor wanted to see how many people had actually done so. What are the two types of light? he asked. The lab fell quiet until a student raised his hand and said, Uh, Miller and Bud?Too much Miller or Bud?A nurse at my hospital received a call from an anxious woman. Im diabetic and Im afraid Ive had too much sugar today, she said. Are you light-headed? the nurse asked. No, the caller answered, Im a brunette.Bear with usMy friend had a neighbor, an atheist, who enjoyed hiking through the woods, admiring nature. On one such jaunt this neighbor heard rustling in the bushes. As he turned, he saw a huge bear charging him. Running away he tripped and fell. He rolled over to pick himself up and saw the bear right on top of him raisLoosen up and lighten up in Pun Alley -Pun Alley Dick Frank PLEASESEEPUN, PAGE21 000GA5T Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. Massage Therapy License #MM 20064 352-732-2745 We take Medicare, Blue Cross, Auto, & Most Health Insurance 000GMTT 7651 SW Hwy 200, Suite 103 Circle Square Plaza 352-854-2033 Hours: Mon-Fri 8 AM -6 PM Sat. 8 AM -2 PM Sofie, Dee, Edward, Angela SAME friendly stylists, SAME phone number, BETTER location, MORE parking Come See Us! 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com in occupations once only held by men. Computers would rise to mechanize jobs formerly held by people and new advances in medicine were to save countless lives. The Cold War would eventually thaw, the Berlin Wall would tumble and Communism would lose ground. Women would enter the workforce and their children would be sent to daycare and families sitting around the dinner table would become a thing of the past. Terrorism and the events of 911 would shape and continue to shape our world as we entered fully into the new millennium. A lot has happened since that fatal day in Dallas, 50 years ago. It is ironic that Thanksgiving this year falls on the exact date, November 28, as it did 50 years ago. For most of us that lived through this history, it is hard to believe that fifty years have passed since the fateful event. The little boy that saluted his father died tragically in a plane crash in 1999 and Caroline Kennedy, the little girl standing next to her family at her fathers funeral, whose pony Macaroni was her favorite pet, is 55. Fifty years ago a great man was killed in Dallas. History has never been the same. JUDICONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 pm. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 donation. The VFW sponsors a fish fry on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month, featuring AUCE wild caught Alaskan Pollack, Fries, Hush Puppies and Slaw, all for a $6 donation. Dinner is served from 4 until 6 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor chicken wing and or shrimp baskets every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 until 6 p.m. The VFW will sponsor a Char Grilled 10ounce New York strip dinner with potato, vegetable, salad, roll, butter and dessert on the 1st Saturday of the month for an $11 donation. Tickets are advance sale ONLY. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Dinner is served from 4 until 6 p.m. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: Friday 11/15 David Baldwin and Saturday 11/16 Blast from the Past. Music is playing each night from 7 until 11 p.m. Lunches are available Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu varies. Enjoy Philly style cheese steaks every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary is sponsoring a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings on Saturday 11/23 for a $7 Donation. Get your tickets early as they are going fast! Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 is at 9401 SW 119th St. Telephone 352-783-4781. Scheduled events at VFW Post 4781 The Computer Club is offering a membership special to welcome all new residents to Oak Run. If you moved here any time in 2013, they are offering you half off the 2014 regular membership dues of $10 per person and $15 per couple. The club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the Orchid Club. The November meeting will be next Wednesday, the 20th. Dues must be paid by Jan. 15, 2014, to take advantage of this offer. New memberships only, renewal memberships are not eligible. Southern States ClubIts the most wonderful time of the year to join your friends in the Southern States Club for our holiday dinner dance on Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at Palm Grove. Please note the following changes from the announcement in the November Oak Run Newsletter in both the dinner menu and the ticket price. The dinner, catered by Royal Oaks, now includes pot roast, chicken marsala, scalloped potatoes, vegetable medley, salad, and cherry cobbler. The Sounds of Time will provide music for your listening and dancing enjoyment. Their music includes the great sounds from the 50s to the 70s, country, standards and ballroom-style. There will be a collection of food for Interfaith. Please bring non-perishable items to support their outreach. Ticket sales are Nov. 25 and Dec. 2 at the Orchid Club from 9 to 11 a.m. Prices for this special evening are $17 for members and $20 for guests. For more information call Bob Canning at 352-854-8015. Changes abound in the Southern States board for 2014. Sandy Songer will serve as the new president (yeah!). She is firming up her board members. Please contact her if you want to volunteer. Wishing you a joyous holiday season! Tree Trim and concert moves to Saturday, Dec. 7As we all make our holiday plans, Oak Runners need to keep in mind an important change in a wonderful community tradition. The Christmas tree trim has always been on Sunday in early December featuring the beautiful singing of our Troubadours. Everyone connected with this event wants to make sure Oak Runners are aware that this year the tree trim and holiday concert will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, not on Sunday. Please come and share this special time of the year with your Oak Run friends and neighbors at 1 p.m. at Palm Grove on Saturday, Dec. 7. The Troubadours have been working very hard and will have a great selection of holiday music for your enjoyment. Tuesday is Bingo Night Tuesdays are bingo night in Oak Run. Come with your friends and neighbors. Doors open at 3 p.m., card sales are from 4 to 5:45 p.m. and games begin at 6 p.m. Here are two important reminders. No one under 18 years of age is allowed in the Orchid Club during games and all residents and overnight guests must wear visible name or pool tags. The snack bar will be open. Come and join the fun. For information contact Dee Spath at 352-237-0502. Do You Remember? Water Volleyball Party Tune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of the October 2013 water volleyball party, narrated by Anna Boodee. It will air following FYI daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Nov. 15 to 22. Oak Run TravelThere are a few tickets available for trip 2, Blue Suede Shoes, on Sunday, Jan. 12. It is at Ruth Eckerd Hall where you will be entertained by the two Elvises as they return to Florida with their phenomenal show. Scot Bruce as the young Elvis and Mike Albert as the Las Vegas Elvis will take you back to the time of Americas first rock n roll icon. Contact Don and Carol Forgette for information and tickets. Trip #4 on Saturday, Feb. 1, will take you to The Ice House in Mt. Dora where youll enjoy Smokey Joes Caf. This musical revue features hit songs of the 1950s and 60s including Stand By Me, Kansas City, Love Potion Number 9 and Im a Woman. The bus leaves at noon with the show at 2 p.m. Dinner will be on your own. Call Jim and Patty Waddell, your hosts for this fun trip. On Sunday, Feb. 9, the bus for trip 6 will leave at 11:45 a.m. for The Show Palace Theatre. Their wonderful buffet is at 1 p.m. followed by the classic Guys and Dolls. This show set in Times Square circa 1950 features such unforgettable characters as Sky Masterson, Miss Adelaide, Nathan Detroit and Computer Club special offer for new residents Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE18 Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Teaching the Bible as Gods Word to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Childrens Bible Quizzing 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Evenings Adult Bible Study . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Pastor Curt Dowling 5884 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www.ocalawestnaz.org 000FR23 000FWB2 Southwest Christian Church We are a traditional worshiping church 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-861-9080 Sunday Services Sunday School 9:30 am Worship Service 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Services Bible Studies 7:00 pm Peter Bunch Minister Music Director 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 000FIEO Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher 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 000FG63 PREACHING THE TRUTH IN LOVE 525 Marion Oaks Trail, Ocala 484 484 Exit 341 SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 MARION OAKS COURSE I-75 000FYCC 489-2685 Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Services 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Godly Play Healing Service 1st Sunday Every Month Following 10:00 AM Service CR 484 SR 200 Holy Faith Rainbow River Blue Cove 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! 000FWF5 000GDGD 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm 1:30 Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Youth 7pm Friday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available Catch our events & sermons at www.crossroadscog.net WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley 000FN80 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 000FC0D 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www.ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103rd St Pine Run OTOW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... 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. 7768 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www.countrysideocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Worship 10:30 am Nursery provided Pastor Gary O. Marshall Inspiring Traditional Worship 000GL0K Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000G0AF 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 000FBFM College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. Alan Cotney, Pastor Rev. Jeff Rountree, Minister of Worship Rev. 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New Years EveNew Years Eve at Cherrywood will begin at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 and go until the band tires out in the wee hours of New Years Day. This Red & Black Ball is a beautiful way to start the New Year surrounded by good friends and neighbors; loved ones and family. Tickets are just $10 per person and include refreshments; entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight. Naturally party favors and hats will be at each table and should you feel like bringing adult libations with you; feel free to do so. This gala event is always a sell out so its not too early to begin thinking about getting your tickets. After hours cocktail is the dress and great fun is the goal. Come out and welcome 2014 in with style.Patriot Dog ProjectIn cooperation with the Patriot Dog Project and the Marion County SPCA, your Cherrywood Veterans Club is well on its way to raising the $2,500 needed to provide a service dog to a disabled veteran. Donations are trickling in from not only our residents; but residents of other communities and organizations big and small. We are nearly half way to our goal of starting off the New Year for a disabled patriot with a companion who will help him or her cope with the burdens that they endure. For those of you who have a pet, you know what a comfort and joy they are in your lives. Just imagine how much more a service dog would mean in your life if you were unable to walk; to pick up something you dropped; to turn on a light or deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Patriot Dogs assist their owners in these and many more ways. If you would like to help or if you have a business or organization that would like to help us reach our goal, please send your donation to Geri at 6253 SW 100th Loop, Ocala, 34476. Make your check or money order out to the Cherrywood Veterans Club and put the word Dog in the memo portion. Your tax deductible donation will be put with others to make helping a disabled veteran a reality. We are well aware of the increased costs of the holiday season; but we are also aware of the cost of freedom. Wont you please help us to help someone who has paid this cost for us? Thank you for your generous support; for your patriotism and for your care. From your reporterThis week we honored the memory of Al Buechter at Bushnell National Cemetery. Al was a past officer of the Veterans Club and one of the nicest people you could ever meet. He joins Richard Cote and Bob Hall; fellow Veterans Club members who have passed since Memorial Day. On Veterans Day all three of their names were read just prior to Taps being sounded as a special honor to their memory. You have to admire individuals who gave the best years of their youth in service to our country and then continue to serve even into their later years. How do we properly say Thank you to such people? How do we, in a meaningful way, honor their memory? I asked myself these questions and the only answer I could arrive at was; we have to follow their example. We have to be there for those who are currently serving; we have to help those who are suffering; and we have to be good citizens. Only then will their sacrifices and dedication be validated and worthwhile. And, if we do those things, we can only hope that when we join their ranks; people might remember us as fondly as we do these three men.If you have any comments or suggestions for the Cherrywood section of your Citizen Newspaper, please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Aterrific Veterans Club meeting was enjoyed by the large group who attended on Thursday, Nov. 4 in the clubhouse at Cherrywood. After the opening ceremony, honors were given to Norellen and Ed Pickell; Ocala Clown Express and John Rozak. A wonderful presentation from Patriot Dogs followed and Al Buechter was remembered at the conclusion of the meeting. Norellen and Ed received a plaque from the Veterans Club President, Bill Mahar, for their dozen years of service to the Support our Soldiers project. S.O.S. as it is called provides soldiers over seas in harms way with gifts that remind them of home along with treats like energy bars; jerky; sardines and a wide selection of similar snack foods. With financial backing from the Veterans Club and many individuals, Norellen and Ed have sent over a ton of goodies to our forces. For those who know the cost of postage, this is a very expensive project but the letters of thanks received from our troops makes it more than worthwhile. We as an organization were pleased to be able to thank Ed and Norellen for their hard work; dedication and commitment. Larry George of the Ocala Clown Express was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for the donation made by that group to our Bowl a Thon. Ocala Clown Express puts on shows for children; individuals and groups throughout the year. They take the donations made to them and choose 4 charities to support. This year, the Cherrywood Veterans Club was named as a recipient of their support and we are extremely grateful for it. We thank you Larry and Ocala Clown Express. John Rozak donated a photo of various branches of the Armed Forces Reserve in action. This picture is on display in the Veterans section of the clubhouse for all to enjoy. We thank John for his thoughtfulness. Large crowd attends Veterans Club meeting Cherrywood John Everlove Rich Hurley, Julie Drexel, Beverly Carver, Patriot Dog Diego, Bill Mahar, Joe Gignac and Marty Duesel. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE14 CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Mon. 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Next on the agenda was a presentation by Beverly Carver of the Marion County SPCA and Julie Drexel of Patriot Dogs. Both gave excellent explanations of what each group does in providing service dogs for disabled military veterans. Beverly explained how the dogs are with a family or individuals for two years; mostly on week ends. During those times the dog is taken every where from the grocery store to amusement parks and every environment in between to be socialized. The SPCA works closely with Patriot Dogs in the selection process. Julie then spoke about how the organization was formed in 2009 by her and the fact that every one in the organization is a volunteer. No one serving this project is paid for anything including mileage; time; or any expenses. There are no grants or large corporate sponsors; every penny comes from individual donations. (Read more in this column under Patriot Dog) Following the presentation Fred OHern presented a check to the Veterans Club for the Patriot Dog project from the daughter of Al Buechter. Al is a past Officer of the Veterans Club and in his memory the Veterans Club gratefully accepted the check to be earmarked for the Patriot Dog project. Special guest dog Diego then traveled through out the room and thanked everyone for coming. He was a hit with all who got to shake his paw or rub his ears. After the meeting was adjourned everyone retired to the patio for liquid refreshments. Our next meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday 5 Dec. and everyone is welcome to attend.Learn to paint in oilHave you ever wanted to douse yourself in olive oil and then paint your kitchen or bedroom? Well if you answered yes to this question, read no further because this class is not for you. In fact, you might want to seek professional assistance. But, if youve ever thought about what it would be like to take a blank canvas and with your own talent and imagination make a beautiful work of art on it, then this class is definitely for you. On Nov. 20 renowned artist and teacher, Debbie Blackburn, will be in our clubhouse to show you how to create a beautiful oil painting. Even if youve never handled a paint brush in the past, youll be amazed at what you will learn from this special lady. Class begins at 8:30 in the morning under Debbies expert direction and by noon, you will see a beautiful piece of art created by your own hands. For anyone who has been to this class in the past you know how patient and helpful Debbie is in guiding her students through each step of the artistic process. You can sign up by contacting Geri in the office and when you do, you will have widened your horizons and tapped into your abilities like never before. Dont limit yourself by saying that you cant do it; compliment yourself by just doing it. Debbie is contributing all of the proceeds from the class to our Cherrywood Toys For Tots project. This is just a small indication of the big heart she has. Dont miss out on this opportunity to expand your creativity and enjoyment of art.Trivia NightOn Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. join the Trivia players in the clubhouse for an evening of challenging fun and good times. It only costs a dollar per person to play and not only will you have a great time; youll keep your brain cells working too. This month the quizmaster is Richard Downs and hes chosen Big Bands as his topic. Questions about that era; the people involved; the singers; the musicians and everything else connected with that musical age will be fair game. If you have two or three friends that you think will be able to help you, bring them along. We play in teams of three or four people each but if you dont have a team, come out anyway and youll be put on one. You never know who youll meet or see at these exciting games. Winners get small prizes and bragging rights for a month so thats well worth the price of admission. Bring some snacks and beverages to share if youd like to make the night even more enjoyable. Proceeds from the games go to the Wounded Warrior Fund and our Trivia players have donated more than $500 so far to that worthwhile charity. Youll be pleasantly surprised at how much fun we have it you havent been to Trivia lately.Accordion ClubMost of you know how much fun the Accordion Club concerts are but did you know that your can bring your family and friends. Because of Thanksgiving, this month Dick Richards; Bob Mace and the gang are having their get together on Friday, Nov. 22. If you have family and friends in town for the Holiday, bring them along for a great night of musical entertainment. Starting at 5:30 new accordion players and students play for the audiences entertainment. These newbies to the accordion will amaze and astound you with their talent and progress as they play different pieces. As the evening moves along the more accomplished musicians join in along with band members and occasionally some mighty fine singers. Many of these artists have played with popular bands all over the country and in every type of venue. The word Profes-Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 sional is a mild term to describe their talents and accomplishments. The last hour is the finale of the program where youll be captured by the quality and styles of the various musicians. You wont find better music any where for any price but the Accordion Club is free. Join Dick and Bob and their friends on Nov. 22. Dance, listen, sing along or just tap your toes to the great music and dont be shy; bring your friends and family members with you for a great evening.Trim a TreeEach year the residents of Cherrywood gather to decorate the clubhouse for the Christmas season. A large part of this celebration is that each new resident brings a decoration for the tree with their name on it and the month and year that they moved in. Each subsequent year, our residents pull this ornament from the box and put it back on the tree. Some of our residents are going on over twenty years of following this time honored ritual. Along with this cool tradition, there is an abundance of Christmas cookies as everyone brings something to share. Beverages range from lemonade and iced tea to what ever people want to bring for their own refreshment. For your entertainment pleasure, our own Songbirds perform on that day singing in the season with gusto and joy including the Twelve Days of Christmascompetition. Everyone sings along and has a great time. This years Trim a Tree party will be on Dec.1 so mark your calendar and dont miss out on one of the most fun events of the season.Toys for TotsIn the past we have had a Christmas tree with the names of families in need hung on it. Our residents have picked up one of these names and taken care of their Christmas wishes. This year we are expanding this program in cooperation with the U.S. Marines by joining in their Toys for Tots project. You can help a child have a great Christmas morning by buying a new unwrapped toy and placing it in the bin located in the clubhouse. We will be able to assist more children by enabling more of our residents to take part in this community out reach project. Make a youngsters Christmas special by bringing your gift to the clubhouse. Just a suggestion but on Dec. 1 at the Trim a Tree party, wouldnt it be great to have a donation bin of toys filled to over flowing by our generous partiers?SongbirdsOur own Songbirds are still seeking new members to join their ranks. If you have any ability to sing whatsoever, Vince Basile the director and Aprile Guglielmi want you to come out on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in the clubhouse. Hopefully you will have heard the beautiful music of our Songbirds at the Veterans Day celebration but if not, come out and join them and be part of the upcoming Trim a Tree festivities. Vince is a professionally trained vocalist and he shares his knowledge and talent with the group which travels to various venues to perform. Hundreds of people enjoy the music provided by our Songbirds from people in the shopping malls; assisted living facilities and the many other locations that they take their show. All you need is your desire to sing and make others happy; the Songbirds will provide the rest for you. If you or anyone you know is looking for a beautiful spinet piano, our Songbirds are selling their current instrument to buy a new piece. This newly tuned and well kept piano is in our clubhouse and would be perfect for home; church; classroom or any where that music is played. Asking price is just $400 so contact Geri to see it for your self. SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE15 CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Award Presentation, back row Rich Hurley, Bill Mahar, Marty Duesel, John Everlove; front row Bill Spangenburg, Joe Gignac, Norellen and Ed Pickell, SOS. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE16 000GJFH ab1667 au2246 DUDLEYS AUCTION Absentee and phone bids always accepted. 352-637-9588. Up-to-date photos on web. MAINE-LY REAL ESTATE Personal Property sold Dudleys Auction Ab1667.Real Estate sold by Main-Ly real Estate #381384. (All dimensions are approx. mol + -) 10% Buyers Premium. Announcements from the block take precedent. 000GNF3 Dudleys Auction www.dudleysauction.com 3 AUCTIONS 4000 S. 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Next on the agenda was a presentation by Beverly Carver of the Marion County SPCA and Julie Drexel of Patriot Dogs. Both gave excellent explanations of what each group does in providing service dogs for disabled military veterans. Beverly explained how the dogs are with a family or individuals for two years; mostly on week ends. During those times the dog is taken every where from the grocery store to amusement parks and every environment in between to be socialized. The SPCA works closely with Patriot Dogs in the selection process. Julie then spoke about how the organization was formed in 2009 by her and the fact that every one in the organization is a volunteer. No one serving this project is paid for anything including mileage; time; or any expenses. There are no grants or large corporate sponsors; every penny comes from individual donations. (Read more in this column under Patriot Dog) Following the presentation Fred OHern presented a check to the Veterans Club for the Patriot Dog project from the daughter of Al Buechter. Al is a past Officer of the Veterans Club and in his memory the Veterans Club gratefully accepted the check to be earmarked for the Patriot Dog project. Special guest dog Diego then traveled through out the room and thanked everyone for coming. He was a hit with all who got to shake his paw or rub his ears. After the meeting was adjourned everyone retired to the patio for liquid refreshments. Our next meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday 5 Dec. and everyone is welcome to attend.Learn to paint in oilHave you ever wanted to douse yourself in olive oil and then paint your kitchen or bedroom? Well if you answered yes to this question, read no further because this class is not for you. In fact, you might want to seek professional assistance. But, if youve ever thought about what it would be like to take a blank canvas and with your own talent and imagination make a beautiful work of art on it, then this class is definitely for you. On Nov. 20 renowned artist and teacher, Debbie Blackburn, will be in our clubhouse to show you how to create a beautiful oil painting. Even if youve never handled a paint brush in the past, youll be amazed at what you will learn from this special lady. Class begins at 8:30 in the morning under Debbies expert direction and by noon, you will see a beautiful piece of art created by your own hands. For anyone who has been to this class in the past you know how patient and helpful Debbie is in guiding her students through each step of the artistic process. You can sign up by contacting Geri in the office and when you do, you will have widened your horizons and tapped into your abilities like never before. Dont limit yourself by saying that you cant do it; compliment yourself by just doing it. Debbie is contributing all of the proceeds from the class to our Cherrywood Toys For Tots project. This is just a small indication of the big heart she has. Dont miss out on this opportunity to expand your creativity and enjoyment of art.Trivia NightOn Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. join the Trivia players in the clubhouse for an evening of challenging fun and good times. It only costs a dollar per person to play and not only will you have a great time; youll keep your brain cells working too. This month the quizmaster is Richard Downs and hes chosen Big Bands as his topic. Questions about that era; the people involved; the singers; the musicians and everything else connected with that musical age will be fair game. If you have two or three friends that you think will be able to help you, bring them along. We play in teams of three or four people each but if you dont have a team, come out anyway and youll be put on one. You never know who youll meet or see at these exciting games. Winners get small prizes and bragging rights for a month so thats well worth the price of admission. Bring some snacks and beverages to share if youd like to make the night even more enjoyable. Proceeds from the games go to the Wounded Warrior Fund and our Trivia players have donated more than $500 so far to that worthwhile charity. Youll be pleasantly surprised at how much fun we have it you havent been to Trivia lately.Accordion ClubMost of you know how much fun the Accordion Club concerts are but did you know that your can bring your family and friends. Because of Thanksgiving, this month Dick Richards; Bob Mace and the gang are having their get together on Friday, Nov. 22. If you have family and friends in town for the Holiday, bring them along for a great night of musical entertainment. Starting at 5:30 new accordion players and students play for the audiences entertainment. These newbies to the accordion will amaze and astound you with their talent and progress as they play different pieces. As the evening moves along the more accomplished musicians join in along with band members and occasionally some mighty fine singers. Many of these artists have played with popular bands all over the country and in every type of venue. The word Profes-Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 sional is a mild term to describe their talents and accomplishments. The last hour is the finale of the program where youll be captured by the quality and styles of the various musicians. You wont find better music any where for any price but the Accordion Club is free. Join Dick and Bob and their friends on Nov. 22. Dance, listen, sing along or just tap your toes to the great music and dont be shy; bring your friends and family members with you for a great evening.Trim a TreeEach year the residents of Cherrywood gather to decorate the clubhouse for the Christmas season. A large part of this celebration is that each new resident brings a decoration for the tree with their name on it and the month and year that they moved in. Each subsequent year, our residents pull this ornament from the box and put it back on the tree. Some of our residents are going on over twenty years of following this time honored ritual. Along with this cool tradition, there is an abundance of Christmas cookies as everyone brings something to share. Beverages range from lemonade and iced tea to what ever people want to bring for their own refreshment. For your entertainment pleasure, our own Songbirds perform on that day singing in the season with gusto and joy including the Twelve Days of Christmascompetition. Everyone sings along and has a great time. This years Trim a Tree party will be on Dec.1 so mark your calendar and dont miss out on one of the most fun events of the season.Toys for TotsIn the past we have had a Christmas tree with the names of families in need hung on it. Our residents have picked up one of these names and taken care of their Christmas wishes. This year we are expanding this program in cooperation with the U.S. Marines by joining in their Toys for Tots project. You can help a child have a great Christmas morning by buying a new unwrapped toy and placing it in the bin located in the clubhouse. We will be able to assist more children by enabling more of our residents to take part in this community out reach project. Make a youngsters Christmas special by bringing your gift to the clubhouse. Just a suggestion but on Dec. 1 at the Trim a Tree party, wouldnt it be great to have a donation bin of toys filled to over flowing by our generous partiers?SongbirdsOur own Songbirds are still seeking new members to join their ranks. If you have any ability to sing whatsoever, Vince Basile the director and Aprile Guglielmi want you to come out on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in the clubhouse. Hopefully you will have heard the beautiful music of our Songbirds at the Veterans Day celebration but if not, come out and join them and be part of the upcoming Trim a Tree festivities. Vince is a professionally trained vocalist and he shares his knowledge and talent with the group which travels to various venues to perform. Hundreds of people enjoy the music provided by our Songbirds from people in the shopping malls; assisted living facilities and the many other locations that they take their show. All you need is your desire to sing and make others happy; the Songbirds will provide the rest for you. If you or anyone you know is looking for a beautiful spinet piano, our Songbirds are selling their current instrument to buy a new piece. This newly tuned and well kept piano is in our clubhouse and would be perfect for home; church; classroom or any where that music is played. Asking price is just $400 so contact Geri to see it for your self. SEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE15 CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Award Presentation, back row Rich Hurley, Bill Mahar, Marty Duesel, John Everlove; front row Bill Spangenburg, Joe Gignac, Norellen and Ed Pickell, SOS. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE16 000GJFH ab1667 au2246 DUDLEYS AUCTION Absentee and phone bids always accepted. 352-637-9588. Up-to-date photos on web. MAINE-LY REAL ESTATE Personal Property sold Dudleys Auction Ab1667.Real Estate sold by Main-Ly real Estate #381384. (All dimensions are approx. mol + -) 10% Buyers Premium. Announcements from the block take precedent. 000GNF3 Dudleys Auction www.dudleysauction.com 3 AUCTIONS 4000 S. 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New Years EveNew Years Eve at Cherrywood will begin at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 and go until the band tires out in the wee hours of New Years Day. This Red & Black Ball is a beautiful way to start the New Year surrounded by good friends and neighbors; loved ones and family. Tickets are just $10 per person and include refreshments; entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight. Naturally party favors and hats will be at each table and should you feel like bringing adult libations with you; feel free to do so. This gala event is always a sell out so its not too early to begin thinking about getting your tickets. After hours cocktail is the dress and great fun is the goal. Come out and welcome 2014 in with style.Patriot Dog ProjectIn cooperation with the Patriot Dog Project and the Marion County SPCA, your Cherrywood Veterans Club is well on its way to raising the $2,500 needed to provide a service dog to a disabled veteran. Donations are trickling in from not only our residents; but residents of other communities and organizations big and small. We are nearly half way to our goal of starting off the New Year for a disabled patriot with a companion who will help him or her cope with the burdens that they endure. For those of you who have a pet, you know what a comfort and joy they are in your lives. Just imagine how much more a service dog would mean in your life if you were unable to walk; to pick up something you dropped; to turn on a light or deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Patriot Dogs assist their owners in these and many more ways. If you would like to help or if you have a business or organization that would like to help us reach our goal, please send your donation to Geri at 6253 SW 100th Loop, Ocala, 34476. Make your check or money order out to the Cherrywood Veterans Club and put the word Dog in the memo portion. Your tax deductible donation will be put with others to make helping a disabled veteran a reality. We are well aware of the increased costs of the holiday season; but we are also aware of the cost of freedom. Wont you please help us to help someone who has paid this cost for us? Thank you for your generous support; for your patriotism and for your care. From your reporterThis week we honored the memory of Al Buechter at Bushnell National Cemetery. Al was a past officer of the Veterans Club and one of the nicest people you could ever meet. He joins Richard Cote and Bob Hall; fellow Veterans Club members who have passed since Memorial Day. On Veterans Day all three of their names were read just prior to Taps being sounded as a special honor to their memory. You have to admire individuals who gave the best years of their youth in service to our country and then continue to serve even into their later years. How do we properly say Thank you to such people? How do we, in a meaningful way, honor their memory? I asked myself these questions and the only answer I could arrive at was; we have to follow their example. We have to be there for those who are currently serving; we have to help those who are suffering; and we have to be good citizens. Only then will their sacrifices and dedication be validated and worthwhile. And, if we do those things, we can only hope that when we join their ranks; people might remember us as fondly as we do these three men.If you have any comments or suggestions for the Cherrywood section of your Citizen Newspaper, please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Aterrific Veterans Club meeting was enjoyed by the large group who attended on Thursday, Nov. 4 in the clubhouse at Cherrywood. After the opening ceremony, honors were given to Norellen and Ed Pickell; Ocala Clown Express and John Rozak. A wonderful presentation from Patriot Dogs followed and Al Buechter was remembered at the conclusion of the meeting. Norellen and Ed received a plaque from the Veterans Club President, Bill Mahar, for their dozen years of service to the Support our Soldiers project. S.O.S. as it is called provides soldiers over seas in harms way with gifts that remind them of home along with treats like energy bars; jerky; sardines and a wide selection of similar snack foods. With financial backing from the Veterans Club and many individuals, Norellen and Ed have sent over a ton of goodies to our forces. For those who know the cost of postage, this is a very expensive project but the letters of thanks received from our troops makes it more than worthwhile. We as an organization were pleased to be able to thank Ed and Norellen for their hard work; dedication and commitment. Larry George of the Ocala Clown Express was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for the donation made by that group to our Bowl a Thon. Ocala Clown Express puts on shows for children; individuals and groups throughout the year. They take the donations made to them and choose 4 charities to support. This year, the Cherrywood Veterans Club was named as a recipient of their support and we are extremely grateful for it. We thank you Larry and Ocala Clown Express. John Rozak donated a photo of various branches of the Armed Forces Reserve in action. This picture is on display in the Veterans section of the clubhouse for all to enjoy. We thank John for his thoughtfulness. Large crowd attends Veterans Club meeting Cherrywood John Everlove Rich Hurley, Julie Drexel, Beverly Carver, Patriot Dog Diego, Bill Mahar, Joe Gignac and Marty Duesel. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE14 CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Mon. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com in occupations once only held by men. Computers would rise to mechanize jobs formerly held by people and new advances in medicine were to save countless lives. The Cold War would eventually thaw, the Berlin Wall would tumble and Communism would lose ground. Women would enter the workforce and their children would be sent to daycare and families sitting around the dinner table would become a thing of the past. Terrorism and the events of 911 would shape and continue to shape our world as we entered fully into the new millennium. A lot has happened since that fatal day in Dallas, 50 years ago. It is ironic that Thanksgiving this year falls on the exact date, November 28, as it did 50 years ago. For most of us that lived through this history, it is hard to believe that fifty years have passed since the fateful event. The little boy that saluted his father died tragically in a plane crash in 1999 and Caroline Kennedy, the little girl standing next to her family at her fathers funeral, whose pony Macaroni was her favorite pet, is 55. Fifty years ago a great man was killed in Dallas. History has never been the same. JUDICONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 pm. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 donation. The VFW sponsors a fish fry on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month, featuring AUCE wild caught Alaskan Pollack, Fries, Hush Puppies and Slaw, all for a $6 donation. Dinner is served from 4 until 6 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor chicken wing and or shrimp baskets every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 until 6 p.m. The VFW will sponsor a Char Grilled 10ounce New York strip dinner with potato, vegetable, salad, roll, butter and dessert on the 1st Saturday of the month for an $11 donation. Tickets are advance sale ONLY. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Dinner is served from 4 until 6 p.m. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: Friday 11/15 David Baldwin and Saturday 11/16 Blast from the Past. Music is playing each night from 7 until 11 p.m. Lunches are available Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu varies. Enjoy Philly style cheese steaks every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary is sponsoring a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings on Saturday 11/23 for a $7 Donation. Get your tickets early as they are going fast! Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 is at 9401 SW 119th St. Telephone 352-783-4781. Scheduled events at VFW Post 4781 The Computer Club is offering a membership special to welcome all new residents to Oak Run. If you moved here any time in 2013, they are offering you half off the 2014 regular membership dues of $10 per person and $15 per couple. The club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the Orchid Club. The November meeting will be next Wednesday, the 20th. Dues must be paid by Jan. 15, 2014, to take advantage of this offer. New memberships only, renewal memberships are not eligible. Southern States ClubIts the most wonderful time of the year to join your friends in the Southern States Club for our holiday dinner dance on Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at Palm Grove. Please note the following changes from the announcement in the November Oak Run Newsletter in both the dinner menu and the ticket price. The dinner, catered by Royal Oaks, now includes pot roast, chicken marsala, scalloped potatoes, vegetable medley, salad, and cherry cobbler. The Sounds of Time will provide music for your listening and dancing enjoyment. Their music includes the great sounds from the 50s to the 70s, country, standards and ballroom-style. There will be a collection of food for Interfaith. Please bring non-perishable items to support their outreach. Ticket sales are Nov. 25 and Dec. 2 at the Orchid Club from 9 to 11 a.m. Prices for this special evening are $17 for members and $20 for guests. For more information call Bob Canning at 352-854-8015. Changes abound in the Southern States board for 2014. Sandy Songer will serve as the new president (yeah!). She is firming up her board members. Please contact her if you want to volunteer. Wishing you a joyous holiday season! Tree Trim and concert moves to Saturday, Dec. 7As we all make our holiday plans, Oak Runners need to keep in mind an important change in a wonderful community tradition. The Christmas tree trim has always been on Sunday in early December featuring the beautiful singing of our Troubadours. Everyone connected with this event wants to make sure Oak Runners are aware that this year the tree trim and holiday concert will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, not on Sunday. Please come and share this special time of the year with your Oak Run friends and neighbors at 1 p.m. at Palm Grove on Saturday, Dec. 7. The Troubadours have been working very hard and will have a great selection of holiday music for your enjoyment. Tuesday is Bingo Night Tuesdays are bingo night in Oak Run. Come with your friends and neighbors. Doors open at 3 p.m., card sales are from 4 to 5:45 p.m. and games begin at 6 p.m. Here are two important reminders. No one under 18 years of age is allowed in the Orchid Club during games and all residents and overnight guests must wear visible name or pool tags. The snack bar will be open. Come and join the fun. For information contact Dee Spath at 352-237-0502. Do You Remember? Water Volleyball Party Tune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of the October 2013 water volleyball party, narrated by Anna Boodee. It will air following FYI daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Nov. 15 to 22. Oak Run TravelThere are a few tickets available for trip 2, Blue Suede Shoes, on Sunday, Jan. 12. It is at Ruth Eckerd Hall where you will be entertained by the two Elvises as they return to Florida with their phenomenal show. Scot Bruce as the young Elvis and Mike Albert as the Las Vegas Elvis will take you back to the time of Americas first rock n roll icon. Contact Don and Carol Forgette for information and tickets. Trip #4 on Saturday, Feb. 1, will take you to The Ice House in Mt. Dora where youll enjoy Smokey Joes Caf. This musical revue features hit songs of the 1950s and 60s including Stand By Me, Kansas City, Love Potion Number 9 and Im a Woman. The bus leaves at noon with the show at 2 p.m. Dinner will be on your own. Call Jim and Patty Waddell, your hosts for this fun trip. On Sunday, Feb. 9, the bus for trip 6 will leave at 11:45 a.m. for The Show Palace Theatre. Their wonderful buffet is at 1 p.m. followed by the classic Guys and Dolls. This show set in Times Square circa 1950 features such unforgettable characters as Sky Masterson, Miss Adelaide, Nathan Detroit and Computer Club special offer for new residents Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE18 Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Teaching the Bible as Gods Word to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Childrens Bible Quizzing 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Evenings Adult Bible Study . . . . . 6:00 P.M. Pastor Curt Dowling 5884 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www.ocalawestnaz.org 000FR23 000FWB2 Southwest Christian Church We are a traditional worshiping church 9045 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-861-9080 Sunday Services Sunday School 9:30 am Worship Service 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Services Bible Studies 7:00 pm Peter Bunch Minister Music Director 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 000FIEO Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher 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 000FG63 PREACHING THE TRUTH IN LOVE 525 Marion Oaks Trail, Ocala 484 484 Exit 341 SW 49TH AVE. MARION OAKS PASS MARION OAKS TRAIL 200 484 MARION OAKS COURSE I-75 000FYCC 489-2685 Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Services 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Godly Play Healing Service 1st Sunday Every Month Following 10:00 AM Service CR 484 SR 200 Holy Faith Rainbow River Blue Cove 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! 000FWF5 000GDGD 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm 1:30 Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Youth 7pm Friday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available Catch our events & sermons at www.crossroadscog.net WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley 000FN80 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 000FC0D 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, FL 34481 854-9550 www.ocalawestumc.com 100th Ave. SW 105th St SW 110th St 484 Marion Oaks Library SW 103rd St Pine Run OTOW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... 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. 7768 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala (352) 237-4633 www.countrysideocala.org Welcome to Countryside Presbyterian Church (USA) Sunday Worship 10:30 am Nursery provided Pastor Gary O. Marshall Inspiring Traditional Worship 000GL0K Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000G0AF 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 000FBFM College Road Baptist Church 5010 SW College Road, Ocala, FL (352) 237-5741 Rev. Alan Cotney, 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 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 000FZ38 Pastor Randy & Linda Brown 000GCZS 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 000FTQA 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 000GAAF 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. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com Only God really says what He means and means what He says. I like the encouragement he gives to Joshua. There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee (Joshua 1:5 KJV). Whatever God says He means and it never changes its meaning from one generation to the next. That is something I can really rely upon.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. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Agreat man was killed in Dallas 50 years ago. Where were you? I remember the day well. Back then I was a high school student and we were about to be dismissed for the day when a crackling sound came over the intercom. In those days, most of us ignored the senseless messages we would receive from the annoying electronic message deliverer, (French club cancelled today; Group B will have driver ed, others will report on Thursday) but this time all ears were tuned to what seemed to be a radio message aired on the intercom: President Kennedy had been shot and killed in Dallas. I remember filing out of school in shock and fear for what would happen to the country and for once I was glad to be picked up by my mother who drove me home. Like the rest of the country, we in the Jewish community of New Britain, Connecticut mourned the man who had shown such promise and leadership. We even had a hometown connection to the White House because Kennedy had appointed our native son, Abraham Ribicoff, as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. (My dad liked to tell me how he had gone to school with Abrahams brother and how the brothers were the children of Jewish immigrants) It was the first time that any of us had ever experienced the tragic death of a president and it was all frightening and strange at once. In the days that followed we watched the full drama of the funeral and news files about Kennedys life on the TV. In the days before social media and the Internet, early TV programming was our lifeline to the world around us. Just as we watched his inauguration, now our attention was turned to his funeral. And as we watched the train of mourners filing into the Capitol rotunda to pay their respects, we could not help but mourn what Kennedy might have accomplished had he lived out his length of service. And all of us wept at the iconic picture of his son John, saluting his dad in final tribute. The whole ordeal and realization of the assassination was played out for us in vivid black and white on our RCA TV in the den. On the Friday eve following his assassination, I remember attending Sabbath services as I usually did with my family. This time the bimah (raised platform where the clergy stood to lead services) was draped in black and there was a somber atmosphere to what is customarily a joyous service. I remember recitRemembering JFK after 50 years ing psalms and special prayers for the president. We almost felt awkward wishing each other a Shabbat Shalom, a peaceful Sabbath, because there was no peaceful Sabbath that week. Just four days after the funeral of the president, the country turned to celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday that day, November 28, 1963, was subdued due to the recent events and I remember how nobody really felt like celebrating. On the day Kennedy was shot, it has been said that America lost its innocence. We were thrust into the reality of the politics of the world around us and nothing was sacred anymore. Our faith had been shaken and we realized how vulnerable we really were. In the years that followed, there would be race riots, war in Israel, and assassination attempts on other presidents, trips to the moon, scientific discoveries and changes to American society that nobody could have even dreamed of fifty years ago. We were to have protests against the war in Vietnam and women Judis Journal Judi Siegal PLEASESEEJUDI, PAGE1218~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Niceley Niceley Johnson. The show has humor and high energy dancing and includes such classic show tunes as Luck Be A Lady Tonight and Sit Down Youre Rocking the Boat. Call Fred and Joanne Veale to get your seat. The Florida Strawberry Festival, trip 7, on Thursday, Feb. 27, still has a few seats remaining but we expect they will be gone soon. This trip was requested by a number of residents and we came through for them. People come to enjoy exhibits, social events and contests along with top-name entertainment. The bus leaves at 8 a.m. and you will have lunch on your own at the festival. The cost of $33 per person includes transportation, the bus drivers tip and admission to the festival. John and Marion Mowen are your hosts so give them a call.Royal Oaks Womens 18 Hole GolfTuesday, Nov. 5, was the first day of our club championship and the winners were: 1st Flight: 1Elsa Berbig, 2Pat Blackburn, 3-Judie Lavdas; 2nd Flight: 1Joan OBrien; 2(tie) Lynn Houghton and Noreen Salo; 3rd Flight: Tied at first place Janet Tully, Arlene Klann, Lisa Juhasz. Roseann Lavacca was closest to the pin. On day 2 of the championship, Nov. 7, the winners were 1st Flight: 1-Jan Tennant, 2Elsa Berbig, 3Elaine Bush; 2nd Flight: 1Maureen Edward,; 2(tie) Roseann Lavacca and Bette Johnson; 3rd Flight: 1(tie) Joanne Welch and Lisa Juhasz, 2Janet Tully. Closest to the pin was Sylvia Zappia. The final day of the championship will be played on Tuesday, Nov. 12, when the best overall golfer will become the club champion. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Yesterday was the little known holiday National Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day. I celebrated it by gathering up some light material for your travels down Pun Alley. Put aside whatever troubles youre having. Its time for a little relief, so relax and laugh.The beginningA builder, an electrician, and a lawyer were arguing about which profession was the oldest. The builder pointed out proudly that the first thing God had done was to build the earth. True, said the electrician, but before that, He said Let there be light. Youre both right, said the lawyer, but before the light there was chaos and who do you think created the chaos?Pig outTom was driving to work the other day when he hit a pig. He called the police to tell them. The dispatcher said, Thanks for calling us, but dont you go anywhere. Its illegal to hit livestock in this state. Thats a $300 fine. So Tom hung up and drove off. When he got to work there was a cop waiting for him. He gave Tom a ticket. When Tom asked him how the cop found him he said, The pig squealed.EnlighteningMiners with illuminated helmets say it makes them feel lightheaded. Outdoor lights were put up at a golf course for people who like swinging nightclubs. In 1926 electricity was first installed in an English castle. It was the first knight light. Light travels faster than sound. Thats why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. One light bulb said to the other one, I love you a whole watt. Noahs ark was three stories high. The top floor had a skylight and the bottom two floors were illuminated with floodlights. Police are searching for a thief who robs his victims by threatening them with a lighted match. They want to catch him before he strikes again. The robber who stole a lamp got a light sentence. Laundromat Sign: Automatic Washing Machines Please Remove All Your Clothes When The Light Goes Out. I dont want candles on my birthday cake. I dont want to make light of my age.Heavy thoughtsIt was suggested that a young man improve his mind by reading. In the library he asked for a good book to read. The librarian asked if he wanted something light or heavy. He answered, It doesnt matter. Ive got my car with me.ShockingIn a physics lab, which involved light, electricity and magnetism, one requirement of the course was to read the weeks experiment before coming to class. At one lab session the instructor wanted to see how many people had actually done so. What are the two types of light? he asked. The lab fell quiet until a student raised his hand and said, Uh, Miller and Bud?Too much Miller or Bud?A nurse at my hospital received a call from an anxious woman. Im diabetic and Im afraid Ive had too much sugar today, she said. Are you light-headed? the nurse asked. No, the caller answered, Im a brunette.Bear with usMy friend had a neighbor, an atheist, who enjoyed hiking through the woods, admiring nature. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Growing up back in the day, most people put a lot of credence on promises and lived by the motto, A man is as good as his word. Most agreements were sealed with a handshake. If you said you were going to do something, you did it. Period. Today it is an altogether different story. We need a lawyer with a pile of paperwork in order to do anything these days. A lawyer has the sneakability to make words say anything convenient at the time depending on what the word is is, and when you said it. It matters not what a man says anymore only what he can get away with at the time. This brings me to the dilemma flavor of the week. Not mentioning any names, I am too much of a gentleman for that, but some person living in my house can be a little tricky when it comes to the usage of language. I may be the wordsmith in our house but she definitely is the word butcher. She can take any word and slice it so thin its meaning all but disappears. A while back, we were having a little discussion centering on one of my favorite topics, Apple Fritters. Anybody who knows me knows that an Apple Fritter is at the top of my list of scrumptious delicacies. My motto: An Apple fritter a day makes it all worth living and two turns it into heaven. Satan may very well have tempted Eve with an Apple but God has more than made up for that by introducing into humanity a freshly baked Apple Fritter. At least, that is my interpretation. Another theologian in our house has different hermeneutics on the subject. In our discussion, I was reminding the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage that she made a promise that if I liked an Apple Fritter I could eat an Apple Fritter. I laid out my argument very clear, at least I thought so, and encouraged her to follow suit. She then disrupted the whole discussion by insisting on evidence. When, she said with a very suspicious look on her face, did I ever say if you liked your Apple Fritter you could eat your Apple Fritter? It was up to me at this point to produce a strategy that would convince her she said exactly that. Dont you remember, I said as confidently as I could possibly muster at the time, we were at a restaurant and our discussion centered on dessert. I dont remember such an occasion. I started to wiggle a little bit but I knew if I could win this argument at this point it would be a great win. It is at times like this I wish I was a little more like a politician. A politician can say something and it means different things to different people at different times. It does not matter what they say at any particular time it can always be reinterpreted the way a politician wants it any particular time he needs it. Oh, how I envy those skills. Let me point out very quickly that according to common knowledge, this is in no way lying. In fact, I am not sure what the definition of lying is anymore. Nobody lies, they are just being misinterpreted. They can get anybody to believe anything if they rearrange the truth in such a way it is no longer the truth but it is not necessarily a lie. Dont you remember we were talking about dessert, I said as calculatedly as possible, and you said a person should be able to like what they eat and eat what they like? I sighed a deep sigh, smiling inside hoping she would not discover that inner glowing smile. She thought for a moment and then responded, I seem to recall a conversation along that line but I do not recollect that we were talking about Apple Fritters. The words Apple Fritters never came up in the conversation as I remember it. My challenge was to reconstruct the memory of that discussion somehow to fit in the words Apple Fritter or at least the idea. When I said that, she said looking at me straight in the eye, I did not have Apple fritters on my mind. In fact, if the truth were known, I had broccoli on my mind at that moment. How did broccoli get into this conversation? Nowhere in the recesses of my mind did the word broccoli ever appear. I knew I was losing the battle at this point. It is one thing to say something but it is quite another thing to hear something. Many times what I hear is not really what is being said. At times what is being said is not exactly what I hear, especially if my wife is doing the speaking. Why is it people cannot say what they mean and mean what they say? If you like your apple fritter, you can eat your apple fritter Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE11 Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Nov. 15: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15: Flying Solo Womens Group, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Womens Crafts, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21: Prayer and Praise Group Ministry Meeting, 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org. .Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, Nov. 17: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 am with staffed Nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Elder/Deacon meeting at 3 p.m.; Sanctuary choir practice at 4:30 p.m.; evening worship at 6 p.m. with study in the book of James taught by Alvin Gloer. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Christian Womens Fellowship meets from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. Each meeting includes a short business meeting followed by Bible Study and luncheon together. If you choose to stay for the luncheon bring your own sack lunch. You do not have to be a member of SWCC to attend. Wednesday, Nov. 20: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m.; Youth activities beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Golden Servants (seniors 55+) meet at 6 p.m. at the church for a carry-in dinner with a program following dinner. Bring your favorite soup, salad, or dessert dish. You do not have to be a member of SWCC to attend. Sunday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Sunday. Let us all give thanks to our God and Father for His loving kindness and goodness and for His blessings not just for this day and season but for each day of our lives on His earth. Southwest Christian Church, 9045 S.W. 60th Ave. (south off SR 200). The phone number for the church is 352861-9080. http//www.swccocala.com. Ocala West NazareneOcala West Church of the Nazarenes homecoming is Sunday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m. There will be concert by the Collison Trio and a presentation of past pastors. You are welcome to this special worship and dinner on the grounds. The church is at 5884 S.W. 60th Ave. (Airport Road) in Ocala.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday Day services at Friendship Baptist Church, Nov. 17, begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown, is studying The Preaching of Gods Servant Mark 1 8, The Auditorium Class, taught by Bill Wallett, is studying, Gods Sovereignty Mans Leadership 1 Samuel; 2 Samuel 1-4; 1 Chronicles 110. At the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Holy Ground. Pastor Randall Brown will be bringing the morning message; a message of hope and encouragement during these troubling times. The Sunday Evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. FBC also meets on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for additional Bible Study and Prayer. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is located at 9510 SW 105th St., off State Road 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, Nov. 17: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 am with staffed Nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Elder/Deacon meeting at 3 p.m.; Sanctuary choir practice at 4:30 p.m.; evening worship at 6 p.m. with study in the book of James taught by Alvin Gloer. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Christian Womens Fellowship meets from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. Each meeting includes a short business meeting followed by Bible Study and luncheon together. If you choose to stay for the luncheon bring your own sack lunch. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com TO ADVERTISECall854-3986 ADVERTISING College football is even worse. One of the jokes is people who want to stop the drafting of high school players directly into the pros. One of their arguments is that these kids deserve to enjoy the college experience. College experience? These guys get free room and board, many in dorms separate from the regular students. They get schedules that are favorable to their sports activities. They even get special tutors to help them maintain their eligibility. Thats not the normal college experience. Most real-world people dont spend thousands of dollars in nightclubs and strip clubs until the wee hours of the morning. Most real-world people dont carry guns when they go to a restaurant or club. Most real-world people go home after work and spend time with their wives and children. So dont tell me the culture in the locker room is right. It is, in fact, barbaric and needs to be changed. Maybe this incident will allow the NFL to ban all hazing. Maybe this incident will allow state legislatures, many of whom already have anti-hazing laws against students (as Florida does), to expand those laws to include all workplaces. Id like to see a one-week moratorium on all former athletes speaking on sports talk shows. Let them all take a weeks vacation and let the viewers get a realworld commentator. To me, that would make for a pleasant week of sports analysis some of it done by people not from a barbaric locker-room culture..Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. CLARKCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 All Men Are Created EqualOK, I get it. I suffered privation during my early life, and for the remainder of my life I have worked, like a dog. I toted my barge, lifted my bale, but I did not land in jail. Hard work was the key to whatever I have accumulated. Now it is your turn to do the same. Equal is equal in all things, work included. You have no right to demand I work, and sacrifice to support you. When all are equal no one deserves a free ride. That is not equal. We are all created equal. This is your credo. The founding fathers tried to express something from the perspective of their day. What they should have said, to my mind is: No human has the right to exploit, demean or abuse another human. You have no right to exploit, demean, or abuse me. I did nothing to you. I have worked, worked, and worked. What I have accumulated was gotten by hard work. I deserve some degree of comfort in my waning years. I worked for mine, you work for yours. Fair is fair, equal is equal. Get up and go to work. Demand jobs not largesse (free stuff). D.I. Larson Ocala LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Friday, Nov. 15: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., dinner served 5 to 7 p.m., fish or shrimp $7, Bubbles Karaoke 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m.; Taco Buffet $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Dinner tickets are presold, Tim Roberson Karaoke 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17: Football Sunday watch your favorite teams join us for Pot Luck Monday, Nov. 18: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m. with $1 Coney dogs, happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Bowling League Early Birds 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Night League 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Dart League 6 p.m. 9 p.m., Shuffleboard 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Lunch specials served noon to 2 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., fish or shrimp dinner served 5 to 7 p.m., $7, Elvis is back 6 to 10 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests. Saturday dinners and special event dinners tickets are now being pre-dold. Call and reserve your tickets today! West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St., Phone 352-854-2200. Moose Lodge activities Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com BY ELOISE HOLLYFIELD ejh2025@gmail.comA program honoring our nations veterans, travel, and entertainment are highlighted in this weeks OTOW Happenings.Lions ClubOn Nov. 11, the Lions Club presented the Veterans Day program in the H&R Ballroom. Lion President Richard Spahn welcomed attendees, followed by Pastor David Bellows invocation. The West Port High School R.O.T.C. offered the Presentation of the Colors, followed by the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. The OTOW Concert Chorus and Sunshine Singers led the audience in singing the National Anthem. The singers also performed a medley of patriotic songs, including the theme song for each branch of the U.S. military. Veterans in the audience stood up as their individual service branch song was sung. Guest speaker Colonel William V. Murry was then introduced. Colonel Murray spoke of his military history and recited the oath that every person takes as he or she was sworn into military service, an oath that involves the agreement to defend the Constitution of the United States and to follow the orders of those in the chain of command, his point being that this is an oath that continues after military service, perhaps for all citizens. He asked veterans to stand based on the wars in which they served, and he asked them to raise their hands if they served in the major campaigns as he listed them. Colonel Murray also offered an anecdotal story regarding the American flag, stating that as he was driving down a street, he noted that the flag was upside down. He informed the audience that the placement of flag in this manner is done to indicate extreme distress, though some do so as a sign of disrespect. (I was unaware of this type of flag placement, so I looked up the law, which reads The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property (U.S. Flag Code, Section 8a). Colonel Murrays intent was to restore the flag to its proper position. Another car pulled up behind his; no words were exchanged. The two of them realized there was a problem with the flagpole mechanism, fixed it, and restored the flag to his correct position. Colonel Murray stated that he felt certain this was a man who was a veteran, a man who understood that the oath he gave continues to be his duty, not only as a veteran, but as a citizen. The service was concluded with the retirement of The Colors by the West Port High School R.O.T.C., the presentation of the Memorial Wreath by Kenneth Colen and Coleman V. Brumley, Navy Senior Chief E*, Retired, the playing of taps, and presentation of The Colors by the West Port High School R.O.T.C. As always, the Veterans Day program was a thoughtful event offered to express gratitude for the sacrifices our nations veterans have given and to honor them for doing so.New England ClubThe November social meeting will be held at the Arbor Club Ballroom at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21. The speaker of the month will be Al Morrison, from the Ocala Ritz Veterans residence. Everyone is encouraged to bring a Christmas gift, wrapped, for the Ritz residents. Appropriate gifts would include socks, fast food cards, movie certificates, toiletries, puzzles, non-perishables foods, etc. Please contact Donnamarie at donnamarie22452@yahoo.com or via phone at 207-2126529.Travel ToppersTravel Toppers will be accepting reservations next Monday, Nov. 18 for a trip to Jacksonville to tour the Federal Reserve Bank and Sally Industries. Unfortunately the guided tour of the Federal Reserve Bank will not include money samples. However, it does include a lunch of salad, turkey breast with dressing, potatoes, rolls, beans and cheesecake bites. Sally Industries manufactures moving figures featured at Disney and Chucky Cheese and should be very interesting. To reserve your seat, call Jo Swing, 9 a.m.1 p.m. On Wednesday, Feb. 5, there is a trip to the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater to enjoy the musical Ethel Merman. The show includes some of Broadways all-time greatest songs, such as I Got Rhythm, Everythings Coming up Roses, and Theres No Business Like Show Business. This show is in the Adults at Leisure Series and includes a deluxe box lunch. Reservations began Nov. 4, so call Linda Hein now at 352861-988, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.The OTOW Theatre GroupThe OTOW Theatre Group will present Murder on the Rerun, a murder mystery with a twist that will keep you guessing up to the last minute! If you havent bought your tickets yet, you may still do so on Monday and Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the H&R Building. The performances are on Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov.23, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24,, at 3 p.m. You may purchase tickets at the door. For additional information, call Anne at 352-732-0706.EntertainmentPreston Martins tribute to Liberace is almost sold out! Martin has played at OTOW once before to a sellout crowd, and this show will be sold out, too, so get your tickets now ASAP Tickets are on sale Monday-WednesdayFriday in the H&R Ballroom 8:30 to 10:a.m. Dr. Stephen Dunn, DDS, is presenting this show on Nov. 30. Ticket prices are $8 for general admission; reserved seating is sold out.On the Road AgainA few seats remain on Bob Woods coach that will take residents to Port Canaveral to board Royal Caribbeans Explorer of the Seas for a 9-night, 10day cruise to the ABC (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) Islands and then a port call at Labadee, Haiti. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, November 15, 2013 BY MARY ELLEN POE, CEO Hospice of Marion County As the season of traditional family get-togethers approaches, the last thing on anyones mind would be having an end-of-life discussion. However, I would like to open that conversation right now and literally put this topic on the table the kitchen table. Surrounded by extended family in the warmth and ease of these annual rituals, there is no better time or place to talk about what you want should you become incapacitated, either from an accident or advancing illness. Encouraging people to have kitchen-table conversations is a stretch for most, given the gap between what we say and what we do. Polls show that 70 percent of Americans want to die at home in comfort among their loved ones, yet the same percentage actually dies in institutional settings*, often in the ICU under stressful circumstances. Eighty-two percent believe its important to put their wishes in writing, but only 23 percent have completed the task, although its as simple as filling out a two-page form. To help close the gap, I have some suggestions for this holiday season. Do the right thing. Be brave enough to talk to your family its the best gift you can give them, unburdening them from having to make tough decisions in a crisis rather than in a calm agreement. The first step is downloading a free Living Will from www.hospiceofmarion.com/advance-directives.html. No lawyer is required; only two witnesses and thoughtful consideration of your wishes. Make copies for your physician and each of those who will be in charge of your care if you cannot speak for yourself. The second step is to visit www.theconversationproject.org, a website that offers a Conversation Starter Kit. Its available in English and Spanish, and presents a user-friendly step-by-step process, preparing you for your sit-down and talking points when it comes time to speak up. It has the questions your family will likely ask, as well as the answers to reassure them. The guide also has tips for better communication with your physician and care providers, as well as personal stories of others to help you along the way. More and more, the families sitting around the kitchen table in Marion County are made up of the largest segment of the population the boomers. This age group spans 49 to 67 years old. In their youth, they were behind four social movements and three cultural revolutions (civil rights, feminist, ecology, war protest, religious, etc.). The boomers are major movers and shakers. They want it all and value good health, vibrant wellbeing and prosperity. Often this generation finds itself serving as caregivers for both their parents and eventually their spouses or other siblings. When illness strikes, they are the last to give in and seek all means to combat disease and old age. Thanks to advanced medical technology, we have a multitude of options. We can seek cures and treatments, whenever possible; extend survival, if its practical; and relieve pain, as needed. When a cure is no longer possible and extending life is not optimal, hospice offers an opportunity to change the dynamic. Accepting hospice care is not about giving up hope or giving in to illness it is a redefinition of hope. Hope shows up in as many forms as there are individuals and it changes with time. It can be an opportunity to complete life tasks, provide serenity in allowing others to carry some of our burden or it may evolve into a peaceful acceptance at the end of lifes journey. One of the biggest misconceptions about hospice is that it is that thing you do right at the end. Sadly, many people survive only a few days, never receiving the full benefits that only hospice can provide. Coming on the program earlier often has surprisingly positive results for both the patients and their families. Once pain is controlled and symptoms managed through our expertise in palliation, people may enjoy life without distress for the first time throughout their illness. In addition, the little-known Medicare Hospice Benefit is an entitlement that provides home visits from our physicians, nurses, aides, social workers, chaplains, equipment, supplies and medication delivered to the patients doorwith no out-of-pocket expenses. Research shows that when managed well, a person with advancing illness can live a fulfilling life. A three-year study at Massachusetts General** found patients with fast-growing lung cancer lived three months longer and had a high quality of life with less depression, pain and symptoms. Fewer opted for aggressive chemotherapy and more chose a DNR (do not resuscitate order), if a medical crisis occurred. Other studies show similar survival rates with various cancers and congestive heart failure. Above all, when people are on hospice, they feel better, and when they feel better, they live better. And that, after all, is what life is all about.* Centers for Disease Control 2005 ** New England Journal of Medicine August 2010 For more than a week now, weve been reading stories about bullying and/or hazing from the locker room of the Miami Dolphins. Central to the issue are offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito. Martin left the team, got emotional treatment at a hospital and then went home. Incognito has been suspended by the team and the NFL is investigating. Also highlighted is an apparent racist and venomous e-mail that Incognito left for Martin. At this point, Im getting a little tired of all the pro football players and former players who are defending the culture in the locker room. They are excusing the behavior that goes on, including the hazing and/or bullying of rookies, as part of that culture. The former players who have now become television talk-show commentators are the worst. They are promoted as journalists when, in fact, they are biased former athletes who immediately rise to the defense of their fellow sportsmen by insulting those who disagree with them. What these players and former players fail to realize is that the bulk of Americans have no experience in a pro locker room and they feel that locker rooms should be an extension of grassroots America. The former athletes have been given a disproportionate access to the public, and they tend to put down anyone who doesnt agree with them. One of the most outlandish statements I heard was a sarcastic, Youre trying to put real world standards into a locker room. Well, yes, thats exactly what were trying to do. After all, there are a lot more of us in the real world than the athletes. In fact, organizations such as the NCAA run commercials emphasizing how many college graduates become professionals in something other than sports. Football players are coddled from the time they put on pads at 8 years old or so. Community newspapers cover youth football as if it were the Super Bowl. High school players are pampered just ask non-athletes how many times theyve been bullied by the schools athletes. 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 3906444All 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.E-mail letters to: editor@smcitizen.com. Letters should be Word attachments or pasted in the body of the email. Do not use any other word processing programs. The naysayers are already coming out of the woodwork when it comes to fighting the sales tax for a new baseball stadium. There is only one argument that we would agree with: The Yankees have enough money to build the stadium themselves, without any help from the taxpayers. Unfortunately, thats not the way things are done, and anyone who has followed any stadium project for any sport anywhere in the country should realize that. After that, the arguments become shallow. Well just address two. First, people say we refused to pass a tax to support schools and the hospital. Using that argument is wrong. Neither of those tax referenda was revenue generating for the county and the taxpayers. The money would go in, and we wouldnt see it again. This would be different. In the long run it would generate revenue in taxes as people come to watch the games, stay in a local hotel, etc. The second is that both of those ballot issues were property tax initiatives. That means that only Marion County residents (renters would probably face an increase) would be paying the tax. The baseball proposal is a sales tax. That means that tourists who get off the highway and eat in a restaurant would help pay the tax. Visitors who stay in a lodging facility would help pay the tax. Out-of-county residents who shop in our stores would help pay the tax. Again, it would be revenue generating. Were willing to wager that some of these naysayers are those who criticize the area, calling it Slow-cala. Heres a chance to put us on the sports provide an activity. Why not do so?S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Apples, oranges and baseball Different culture doesnt make it right November is known as National Hospice Month READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor Editors note: This column was inadvertenly cut off in last weeks edition. It is being repeated today. PLEASESEECLARK, PAGE9 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Obamacare and the GOPWhy is it that the Republicans do not want the lower paid American workers to have any part of the Affordable Care Act to cover their health care needs. During the last election period cycle Presidential candidate Mitt Romney expressed his opinion that the 47 percent of Americans at the bottom of the economic ladder were slackers and dont deserve the same benefits as hard working republican workers. President Obama stated four years ago that if you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan. We all know that if a president makes a statement four years ago nothing can change that statement and we should not allow facts on the ground to change our opinion. I cant help but notice that the Republicans are salivating over the presidents statements as being the worst lies told to Americans in our countrys history. I know that I am not supposed to refer to the past but just a few short years ago President Bush sold America on a war in Iraq over weapons of mass destruction that did not exist causing thousands of American heroes to be killed and mutilated. The Republicans are counting on the Democrats not to refer to the past but the American people know differently and hopefully will vote accordingly in the 2014 election. Jerry Segovis OcalaHalloween thanksLieutenant Dennis Joiner, District Commander of the Southwest District Sheriffs Office, and Glenda Houck would like to personally thank everyone who provided candy and volunteered their assistance to our annual Halloween party at the Marion County Sheriffs Office located on State Road 200. The party was a great success! The support of the area communities made it all possible for the children to have a safe Halloween. Once again, thank you. Lt. Dennis Joiner Glenda Houck More on Page 9 ing his paw to kill him. At that instant he cried out Oh my God! Just then time stopped. The bear froze and the forest was silent. A bright light shone on the man, and a voice came out of the sky saying, You deny my existence all these years and now you expect me to help you out of this predicament? Am I to count you as a believer? The atheist, ever proud, looked to the light and said, It would be hypocritical to ask to be a Christian after all these years, but could you make the bear a Christian? Very well, said the voice. As the light went out and the sounds of the forest resumed, the bear dropped down on his knees, brought both paws together, bowed his head and spoke, Lord, thank you for this food which I am about to receive. PUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 October must be the month for Animal Blessings because several churches held events. The SPCA attended the one presented by Grace Episcopal Church in Downtown Ocala. Several other animal welfare organizations were also in attendance and Id like to tell you about some of them. Project Pup is the other group that packs pet food for the Pets Meals-onWheels program, but their main purpose is to provide pet therapy to residents of local nursing homes and hospitals. Their gentle, loving pets bring comfort and boost the spirits of the ailing and elderly of our county. If you have a pet that you think is qualified for this extraordinary service, call 352-3542787. Do you ever wonder if there is someSPCA notes: Animal welfare groups can always use help one out there who rescues injured wild creatures? Several of these groups were represented at the event. Ocala Wildlife Sanctuary (OWLS) rescues birds (352402-3894). Squirrel Rescue of Ocala brought a few of the babies they are nurturing until they can be released (352-867-7922). All Creatures Sanctuary cares for any permanently impaired animal for life. They take in farm animals, wild and domestic animals, and even exotic creatures that should never be released into the wild. If you would like to find out more about them, call 352288-6754 Senior Sanctuary of Florida rescues retired greyhounds. These gentle dogs make great house pets and require less work than puppies or some energetic dogs. If interested, call 352-728-2839. This leads right into my next topic Senior Pets. November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. There are many reasons to consider an older pet when adopting (especially if you are a Senior, also). Here are some of the most obvious: Adult pets are less rambunctious and mischievous than puppies and kittens. Their personalities are already developed so you know what you are getting. They are also as big as they are going to get (unless you feed them too much-but thats another column). They need less attention and probably dont mind if left alone while you are at work or school. They are grateful to have a home and bond well with their new family. Finally, an eight or nine year old cat or small dog is not really old. With proper vet care, they can live 15 to 20 years, so they are just middle aged and can give you years of love. If you dont want to adopt a pet right now (or already have one) but are interested in helping the animals of Marion County, we always welcome new members. We do not have a shelter so we especially need foster homes so we can take in a pet when one is found or surrendered. We also need people to work at our fund raising events so that we can continue our mission and also support other non-profit pet rescues. You are invited to come learn more about us at our next meeting Thursday, Nov 21, at 1p.m. at the Bank of the Ozarks in Friendship Plaza on Hwy 200. You are welcome to join even if you cant attend the meetings. Well be happy to mail you a brochure that explains what we are all about. Call us at 352-362-0985. If you have any questions or need our assistance, please give us a call. The number, again, is 352-362-0985. Until next month, remember: Pets are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole. Paws & Claws Maria Devine BY INGRID CRANE Special to the CitizenWe have the privilege to practice Yoga in Sholom Park from May until September, on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. The morning of our final class of the season, it had been pouring throughout the night. But as we arrived, the rain stopped and we held the class. There was a light breeze as we swayed in Tree pose, balancing happily on one leg, joyfully connected to earth and sky. The benefits of yoga are numerous on a physical level and, beyond that, Yoga calms the mind, relieves anxiety and brings the most peaceful feeling to ones being. Practicing in the serenity of the Peace Park is the best gift for those of us who live nearby. Ingrid Crane practices yoga, Thai massage and Reiki and can be reached at 352-854 -7950. Cranes Corner Sonnys donationSonnys BBQ is making it easier than ever to donate to the Salvation Army and the Center of Hope this holiday season with its Hope for the Holidays campaign. From now through Dec. 13, customers at the four Marion County Sonnys BBQ locations can donate $20 to help pay for turkeys used to prepare holiday meals for the needy. In return, customers receive Sonnys BBQ meals valued at $20. No, that isnt a math error. Anyone donating $20 for turkeys gets a voucher valued at $20 for a free Big Deal Combo, 5 piece wings and a free order of the newest appetizer sensation at Sonnys BBQ Redneck Eggrolls. Each year the Salvation Army gives holiday meals to needy families in Marion County. 000GMMO AUTO DETAILING MOBILE AUTO DETAILING We Come to You! CELL/TEXT (352) 445-6678 Autos Trucks SUVs All for the same low price! Wash & Wax Interior & Exterior $ 55 Reg. $ 65 Estimate Time 2 hours Mark Anthony (owner) www.autorevival.webs.com autorevival@gmail.com GARAGE SCREEN DOORS 465-4629 Call us today for a free estimate! $ 795 $ 795 $ 795 CRC058138 Starting at OPTIONAL SCREEN CHOICES. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 22~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You enjoy the attention early in the week, but it might be a good idea to opt for some privacy by weeks end so you can have more time to consider an upcoming decision. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You unearth some surprising facts. Now you need to consider how to use them to your advantage. Meanwhile, it might be best to keep what youve learned secret for now. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A comment by a colleague piques your curiosity to know more. Best advice: Youll find people more likely to offer information if youre discreet when making inquiries. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your energy levels begin to rise by midweek. This allows you to catch up with your workload and still have plenty of get-up-and-go to go out on the town this weekend. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Youre probably roaring your head off about a perceived slight from a longtime critic. Ignore it. That person might just be trying to goad you into doing something you might later regret. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) The early part of the week is open to spontaneity. Then its time to settle into your usual routine to get all your tasks done. A personal situation could require more attention from you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A meeting of the minds on a project might well develop into something more personal for Librans looking for romance. Aspects are also favorable for platonic relationships. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A more-positive mood might be difficult to assume in light of a recent problem involving the health of someone special. But by weeks end, your emotional barometer should start to rise. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Look for a changed attitude from a former adversary once he or she realizes you have your colleagues support. Now you can refocus energies on that project. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) This time, a difference of opinion might not be resolved in your favor. Be patient. It could all work out to your advantage, as new information begins to develop. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A tug of war develops between the artistic Aquarians creative aspect and his or her practical side. Best advice: Prioritize your schedule so you can give appropriate time to both. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You could be entering a career phase awash with job-related demands. But avoid being swamped by the overflow and, instead, keep treading water as you deal with demands one by one. Sunday, Nov. 24 Messiah at Queen of PeaceThe Ocala Symphony Orchestra (OSO) will tell the story of Handels Messiah through the collaboration of several generations of classical music this holiday season. In its fourth year in Ocala, this special presentation will include the OSOs full orchestra, as well as its own community choir, boasting close to 150 musicians working together to make joyous music in celebration of the holiday spirit. The performance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW SR 200 in Ocala. The tickets are $15 and can be purchased at all CenterState Bank locations in Ocala, Lady Lake, and Belleview; at Village Ford in Belleview, and at Yours Truly Gift Shop ( 8449 SW SR 200 in Ocala). Tickets can also be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com or by calling the OSO office at 352-3511606.Tuesday, Nov. 26 Breas t cancer s upport group m eetsThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Breast Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 S.W. 105th St. in Ocala at 1 p.m. in Room 235. Our meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26 will be a luncheon meeting and will be off site at Stone Creek Grille, 9676 S.W. 62nd Loop, Stone Creek Community at 1 p.m. If you have not already signed up for the luncheon, please call Gail Tlirpak at 352-291-6904 so we have an accurate count for the restaurant.Sunday, Dec. 1 Germ an Am erican Christmas d innerThe German American Club of Marion County will host a Christmas Dinner Dance on Sunday, Dec. 1, from noon to 6 p.m., at the Marion Oaks Community Center. A catered ham dinner will be served. Music will be provided by Europa. Ticket prices will be $18 per member or $21 per non-member. Formal attire is requested. Contact Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207 for tickets.Mas ter Choir concertThe Central Florida Master Choir, conducted by Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr., will perform a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd. (which is SR 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala, Florida. The program will include the well-known Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi. Admission to the concert is free but an offering will be taken to benefit the Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information about the concert, call 352537-0207.Friday, Dec. 6 Civic Chorales Sounds of Christma sFor 26 years, the dedicated musicians of The Marion Civic Chorale have brought to Marion County a wide repertoire of classical and popular music. For our 2013 Christmas concert, Matthew Bumbach, MCC Conductor and Director of Vocal Studies, College of Central Florida, presents Antonio Vivaldis Gloria, with guest soloists and orchestra. Also featured will be the music of John Rutter and Matthew Bumbach. Performances are set for St. George Anglican Cathedral, 5646 S.E. 28th St., on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.; First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd., on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m.; and Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, 2540 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Lecanto, on Sunday, Dec.8 at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Donations support our student scholarship program.Saturday, Dec. 7 Christmas Concert by ChoraleOn Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m., the Marion Civic Chorale, conducted by Matthew Bumbach, will perform a Christmas Concert at First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd. (which is SR 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala. The concert will include the much-loved Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi and other selections by John Rutter. Admission is free but a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the churchs Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. 000GLC5 873-6100 Royal Palms Plaza 854-8787 Oak Run REAL ESTATE CORP #1 Team Partners Pat McCullough 299-6688 Charlie Takesian 207-9588 John Kapioski 208-1635 Louise Pace 361-4312 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 Jim Petticrew Broker/Manager 216-5852 Tom & Barbara Cernera 812-0626 Shirley Gottfried 216-4655 Stimmel Brooks Team Pat 895-5160 Jerry 274-0930 The Star Realtors o f Marion County The Serago-Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 www.DeccaRealEstate.com YOU CAN PICK UP MAPS AND FLYERS TO ALL DECCA OPEN HOUSES AT ALL 3 GATES SR 200L, 484, AND SW 62ND AVE. ROAD READERS CHOICE AWARD WINNERS! THE STIMMEL-BROOKS TEAM Featured Homes of the Week 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 STUNNING MAGNOLIA! TEAM #1 We are your Oak Run Specialists We Live, Work & Play Here! The Perfect Place to Live, the PERFECT Time to Buy! Marketing your Home Nationwide, on the Internet, where over 85% of buyers are looking! www.CharlieandPat.com patamc@embarqmail.com Partners Pat & Charlie 299-6688 207-9588 STUNNING MAGNOLIA! 2/2/1.5 with fenced private backyard. Laminate flooring and beautiful tile in kitchen. Formal dining room, Newer stainless steel appliances, New A/C 2013, roof in $99,500 MLS#388578 John Kapioski 208-1635 LIKE NEW INSIDE REDUCED $10K! OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 11/17 1-3PM OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN. 11/17 1-3 PM 8421 SW 109th Lane Rd. Neighborhood 4 New to market Hickory model. 2/2/1 with laminate and stainless. $69,500 MLS#398659 The Cernera Team 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com JUST LISTED San Antonio Model. 3/2/2, laminate and tile floors, French doors to master bedroom, private backyard! $169,900 MLS#398802 Serago Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 11/17 1-3PM 2006, 3 BR/2 Bath, modular on concrete stem wall. Spacious 1512 square feet. Lite and bright lots of windows. Just off SW 110 St. EZ access to Hwy 200. $59,900 MLS#392426 Jim Petticrew 216-5852 PRIVATE LOCATION! Expanded Pinehurst Model, 2/2/2. Plenty of closets, cathedral ceilings, wood flo ors. Maintained property includes lawn care i ncluding watering of the lawn. Move-in ready! $129,000 MLS#398749 Louise Pace 361-4312 8072 SW 115th Loop Biscayne Villa, stucco.1462 Sq. Ft. living, 3/2/1.5. Brick courtyard. Fireplace, large master suite. Directions at gates. $95,500 MLS#392825 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 7704 SW 117th Street Rd. Expanded Westbury model. 3 Bedroom/2.5 baths/2 car garage Plenty of cabinets & counters in kitchen with morning room Newer A/C. Large Florida room under H&A plus screen room. $150,000 MLS#391578 Pat Stimmel 895-5160 October was another great month! 28 homes sold in Oak Run 20 of them were either a Decca Listing or a Decca Sale! What are you waiting for? Call a Decca Real Estate agent today and get YOUR HOME SOLD! 352-854-8787 873-6100 10894 SW 89th Ct. Neighborhood 1. Dogwood model on corner lot with fenced yard. 2/2/1 with tile, laminate & lanai. $59,900 MLS#392140 The Cernera Team 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN. 11/17 1-3 PM JUST LISTED! San Tropez Model. 3/2.5/2, Cherry cabinets, Corian countertops, master bath has tub and shower, beautiful landscaping! $179,500 MLS#398229 Serago Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 ONE OF OAK RUNS FINEST! Expanded Doral formal model with many upgrades!! Laminate floors, granite counters, new 18 Seer AC (2010), and newer appliances. Close to Palm Grove Club. $154,750 MLS#396911 John Kapioski208-1635 INQUIRING MINDS YOU DO NEED TO KNOW THIS! TIME PROVEN NEIGHBORHOOD TRUSTED EXPERTS! Are you ready to SELL? DECCA Real Estate has been the time proven, neighborhood trusted expert for all of your real estate needs for more than 20 years! Find out what your home is worth! Call Decca Real Estate 352-873-6100 352-854-8787 QUIGLEY SAYS Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Now is the time to FETCH Some Doggone Good Deals! Call my master, Peggy Simpson for someone who really knows Oak Run!

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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Sunday, Nov. 24 Clock collectors offer helpIf you have ever wondered what that old Grandfathers clock that Aunt Millie owned is worth, mark your calendar and set your watch for Sunday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Chapter 156, are hosting their annual Fall Super Meeting Nov. 24 at the VFW Post 4781. The event offers indoor mart tables for $5. A silent auction featuring a variety of horological items will be held. In addition many collectors will offer parts, clocks and watches for sale during the event. Clock and watch assessment will also be offered. Questions pertaining to clocks and watches will be answered during the event. The post is at 9401 S.W. 110 St., Ocala. For additional info, or to save a table, call Roger Krieger, vice-president, 352527-0669.The Talleys at Christs ChurchEnjoy a Progressive Southern Gospel Concert featuring The Talleys, one of the most beloved and respected groups in Christian music. This nationally and internationally famous group has been at the forefront of gospel music for many years. The hallmarks of the Talley sound are their lush arrangements, close-knit harmonies and powerful vocals. They connect with their audience through their warmth and sincerity. Take time to be included in one of over 100 concerts a year featuring their award winning songs. Listening to the music of a group who has graced the most legendary stages in America and were guests of Billy Graham and featured television ministries will inspire you and surround you is music and fellowship. A Love Offering will be received. The event is at 4 p.m.. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off SR 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org. Check out our website www.smcitizen.com 000GHAZ 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 RSVP (352) 873-2036 2800 SW 41st St., Bldg. 200 Ocala, FL 34474 Friday, November 15th @ 2 PM SOCIAL HOUR Spend the afternoon with us as we enjoy the talented Mr. October. Join our residents for this fun time. Refreshments will be served. Wednesday, November 27th @ 2 PM BIRTHDAY BASH Join us as we celebrate the November birthdays of our residents. The Shannons, a high-spirited, energetic, husband and wife duo will be here to entertain. Refreshments will be served. 000GAKL One Day Only! 9am-3pm Saturday, November 16, 2013 Florida Public Utilities Community Showcase At the Crystal River National Guard Armory www.CitrusBuilders.com 352.746.9028 000GKXE Certified Service FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIANS 000DUMX WE PROUDLY HONOR OUR MILITARY & SENIOR CUSTOMERS WITH EXTRA DISCOUNTS LABOR RATE SAVINGS! These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for det ails. Offer Expires 12/31/13. Save $10.00 per labor hour for any major repair. No limit on your savings! (Does not apply to maintenance repairs) $ 10 00 OFF BRAKE FLUID FLUSH & CLEAN We will flush old contaminated brake fluid and renew with fresh factory fluid and treatments to prevent oxidation. Reg. Price $99.95 These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. $ 10 00 OFF POWER STEERING FLUID FLUSH $ 10 00 OFF These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. We will flush old steering fluid from lines, cooler, pump and gear, and renew with synthetic fluid, which extends the life of all steering components. Reg. Price $119.95 FULL DETAIL SPECIAL $ 20 00 OFF Complete Interior/Exterior Cleaning Service. (allow 4 hours to complete). Reg. Price $159.95 These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dea ler for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. TIRE ROTATE AND BRAKE INSPECTION Our quality technicians will rotate your tires, set pressure, check tread depth, reset tire monitor system and carefully check 4 wheel brakes FREE WITH ANY SERVICE Offer Expires 12/31/13. FUEL SAVER PACKAGE These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & hazardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. Our quality technicians will clean the throttle unit and induction system, as well as clean the fuel injectors. REGULAR PRICE $229.95 FREE CAR WASH W/ANY SERVICE COOLANT SYSTEM SERVICE Our quality technicians will flush the old coolant and renew with fresh dexcool or equivalent. We also check for leaks, and check belts and hoses too! These specials and coupons cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Must pres ent coupon at time of write up. Synthetics and diesel extra. Some models higher. Tax, shop supplies & ha zardous waste extra. See dealer for details. Offer Expires 12/31/13. REGULAR PRICE $119.95 $ 25 00 OFF $ 89 95 KEEP YOUR ENGINE COOL AND TROUBLE FREE WITH OUR TRY OUR STEPS TO MAINTAIN GOOD FUEL ECONOMY AND A SMOOTH RUNNING ENGINE CLIP AND SAVE SOME GREAT SERVICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS! SULLIVAN Once again, Sullivan Cadillac is so thankful to all of our customers for another excellent year! We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and the best of holiday seasons.

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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, Nov. 23 Worship at TimberRidgeWorship Service at TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10:15 a.m. Countryside Presbyterian Church provides Christian Ministry to residents of TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9848 S.W. 110th St., Ocala and holds bimonthly worship services. If you have a loved one, or friend at the TimberRidge Center you are invited to attend our next service. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633.Victorian Holiday snow slideSix tons of fresh snow, from up north, will adorn this years Victorian Holiday snow slide in Dunnellons Historic Village on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. Besides the snow slide, there will be thousands of twinkling holiday lights as you stroll down West Pennsylvania Avenue to Cedar Street and then up to Walnut and Chestnut Streets. Horse drawn carriage rides will again circle the heart of the Victorian era village of Dunnellon. Each of the Historic Village Shops will be hosting musical entertainment and will also be providing homemade refreshments. Food vendors will be on hand to satisfy the more hearty appetites. All of the shops will be decorated, open and filled with unique gifts for your shopping pleasure. Santa Claus aka Father Christmas has agreed to step back in time, to old Dunnellon for this evening of celebration, music and merriment. Professional photos with the jolly old elf by Julie Mancini or bring your cameras and your good cheer as we kick off the holiday season with our 14th annual festival. Proceeds from this years event will benefit Dunnellon Police Departments Shop with a Cop Christmas program. Tech Trek camp benefit setThe American Association of University Women is sponsoring an 8th grader to go to Tech Trek camp at the Univesity of Florida. To acquire the funds, we are holding a silent auction at Stone Creek Grille. It will be a Purse Palooza on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided for $15. RSVP by Nov. 20. Call Eileen at 352-854-5952.Sub vets of Ocala yard saleNautilus Base Submarine Veterans of Ocala will have a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Bank of the Ozarks parking lot on southwest State Road 200. Our Model Submarine of the USS Nautilus SSN 571 will be there.African Violet Club to meetAfrican Violet Club of Ocala will meet on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office Brian Litz Sheriffs Substation, 9048 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. The progrlam this month is a Potting Extravaganza. Bring in the plants you started as leaves back at the July meeting for showing, trading and help with separating. Also bring in other plants to divide and/or repot. Additionally, some plants will be provided to gain practice in dividing and repotting. Members are encouraged to bring the necessary equipment for this hands-on meeting including newspapers, pots and potting accessories. Supplies and soil will be available and instructors will be on hand to help. For more information, please check http://www.africanvioletclubofocala.org/ Delicious refreshments are served and guests are always welcome!Sunday, Nov. 24 Barbershoppers to sing The Big Sun Barbershop Chorus Show is set for Sunday, Nov 24, at 3 p.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church. Headliners are the Wise Guys an award winning quartet from the Barbershop Harmony Society, plus three local quartets and the Ocala Big Sun Chorus and Chip Morris as Master of Ceremonies. For tickets call 352-804-7464 or order online at bigsunchorus.groupanizer.com The church is at 9330 S.W. 105th St. Ocala More on Page 6 PHOTO BY RON RATNERSheriffs helicopterRecently, the MCSO Citizens Academy students received information about the mission of the helicopter from Sgt. Don Stanridge on the right and Deputy Darren Bruner on his left. 000GMN9 www.ocalapharmacy.com Mon.-Fri. 9AM to 6PM Sat. 9AM to 1PM Thank You for Shopping and Buying Local 352-509-7890 1-855-OCALA-RX FAX 352-509-7899 Same Co-Pay With Better Service. Why Go Anywhere Else? Its simple to transfer your prescription! Just call us at 352-509-7890 OR bring in your prescription bottles. Well do the rest! All Insurance Plans Accepted 8602 SW HIGHWAY 200 Suite A & B, OCALA (Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200) LOWER PRICES FASTER SERVICE FREE DELIVERY* WE OFFER: 10 Minutes OR Less Wait Time Auto Refill Program Diabetic Supplies Medical Equipment & Supplies Confidential AIDS & HIV Counseling All Insurance Plans Accepted Including Preferred Care, Tri Care & Express Scripts, CVS Caremark, Medco, and Many More Florida licensed pharmacy (PH26617). All drugs are FDA approved, and purchased from state/federally licensed wholesalers. 000GH7Z SHOP LOCAL BUY LOCAL Sertraline 25/50/100 mg 90 Tab (Generic Zoloft) $ 10.00 Losartan/Losartan/HCTZ 90 Tab $ 19.99 Simvastatin 10/20/40 mg 90 Tab $ 19.99 Gabapentin 100/300 mg 90 Cap (Generic Neurontin) $ 19.99 Omeprazole 20 mg 90 Cap (Generic Prilosec) $ 19.99 Pantoprazole 20/40 mg 90 Tab (Generic Protonix) $ 19.99 Flomax 0.4 mg 90 Tab $ 39.99 Lexapro 10/20 mg 90 Tab $ 39.99 Plavix 75 mg 90 Tab $ 39.00 Singulair 5/10 mg 90 Tab $ 59.00 Valsartan/HCTZ 90 Tab (Generic Diovan/HCTZ) $ 59.00 000GKXM ERA BIG SUN REALTY John & Brenda Haynes 237-4343 or 895-3027 Margaret Orlando 237-4343 Maryellen Cotten 266-4849 Dawn & Bob Perinchief 572-6119 Bill Aker 299-4571 Jim McIntyre 362-0788 Lynne Kampf 812-0557 Steve Rudminas 875-8310 Lori Kovalenko 502-0602 00091SZ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED Proud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor OPEN 7 DAYS www.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 000GLCE MOVE RIGHT IN Awesome 2/2/2 home with many upgrades including oak cabinets in kitchen (with pull outs) and both baths, wood laminate flooring in kitchen, newer air conditioning, family room overlooking kitchen w/island, large vinyl enclosed lanai and so much more. MLS#395942/BH/HEC . . . . . . . $64,500 SPACIOUS 2/2/2 VILLA on wide tree-lined street, two baths and bedrooms Master has a walk-in closet and expanded nook are a. Master bath with walk-in tub/shower i n 2010. Dining rooms combined, kitchen with family room Solar tubes in kitchen and guest bath Hot water hea ter replace in 2012 with lifetime guarantee, garage has solar fan Rocking chair front porch Priced to sell! MLS#394114/LBK/CAR . . . . . . . . . . . . $54,700 VERY NICE 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 car garage. Home is immaculate, lanai with acrylic windows, tile in kitchen & both bathrooms, nicely landscaped, near pool, restaurant, golf course and activity center. Home is move-in ready. MLS#396177/BA/GLA . . . . . $119,500 THIS OTOW VILLA is priced right for todays market. Home features split BR, computer area next to master BR, ceiling fans, solar tubes, newer laminate floors, roof 2004, H&A replaced 2008, all appliances inc. smooth top range, washer and dryer. Fenced in BBQ area in back of the house with garden area. MLS#397580/JH/BAL . . . . . . . . . . $39,900 COUNTRY HOME just minutes to town. Move right in this gorgeous like new home situated in the heart of horse country. Spacious open floor plan features: large great rm., w/sliders to open patio overlooking beautiful backyard. Gourmet eat-in kit. w/granite counters, wood cabinets, upgraded SS appliances, center island w/sink & lg pantry, huge master suite, BA w/jetted & htd. tub, dbl vanity, inside laundry, real hardwood floors & tile throughout, 2 car attached carport w/sitting area. 1 shed w/elec. plus 2 other sheds/workshops. MLS#393122/BH/WILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $182,000 MOVE RIGHT IN this 2/2/1 with family room, freshly painted inside, includes all appliances, vinyl enclosed lanai plus open patio, chain link fence out back. Wood laminate flooring galore! MLS#397984/BH/ETT . . . $36,500 INCREDIBLE HOME 4/3/2 on corner lot in gated community Brick exterior, upgrades galore & spacious living interior. Fenced yard with patio entertainment area. This is an absolute MUST SEE! MLS#397530/DP/DOR . . . . . $249,900 COME TAKE A LOOK. Super nice home featuring 2/2/2, split bedroom plan, dining room, Florida room under H &A plus vinyl enclosed lanai, chain link fenced backyard. Wood laminate flooring throughout except kitchen, both baths & inside laundry room, Island in kitchen overlooking spacious living room & dining room. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#397827/BH/JOL . . . . . . . . . . . $88,500 WELL-MAINTAINED exp. 2/2/1 with title everywhere except bedrooms, large Florida room, newer air, roof, appliances & windows. MLS#393120/SR/SCH . . . $34,900 BETTER THAN NEW with all the upgrades. Mr. Clean lives here. This Stunning home is located in one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring 2/2/2, living room, dining area, beautiful kitchen w/pass through, glass enclosed Florida room, screened in bird cage, no maintenance yard. MLS#395943/MB/GAR . . . . $164,900 BEAUTIFUL HOME located on one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus study den, kitchen has snack bar, kitchen n ook. Inside laundry ro om. Split bedroom plan, tile and carpeting throughout. Open roof over porch overlooking private backyard. Master bath has double vanities and Jacuzzi tub exlarge walk-in closet. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#394945/BH/CHA . . . . . . . . . . . . $230,000 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 rooms, kitchen and family room for great entertaining. Golf cart include! MLS#384640/LK/LAW . . . . . . . $48,900 NOW HIRING SALES ASSOCIATES FOR BUSY OFFICE Please contact John Haynes at 352-237-4343 or e-mail him at bigsunrealty@cfl.rr.com Marvin Brooks 989-3162 COME TAKE A LOOK at this wonderful home in one of the most sought after 55+ adult communities in Ocala. This home features 2/2/2, kitchen with snack bar overlooking family room. Newer beautiful walk-in shower in master bath and new high rise toilet. Tile flooring in kitchen, family room, and both baths. Screened in lanai, rocking chair front porch. Freshly painted throughout including the garage. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#397319/BH/BER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $49,900 WHATS NOT TO LOVE?!! Enter through the leaded glass door into a completely remodeled 3/2/2. Custom features include porcelain tile floors, kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops, sitting room off master bedroom and, best of all a media room with stereo surround sound. Just bring your popcorn! Fenced in backyard for your pups. MLS#398670/LK/THO . . . . . . . . $204,500 2/2/1.5 FRESH PAINT and new laminate flooring, all appliances, window treatments and fans stay. Home shows like a model. MLS#397472/JM/CHU . . $46,000 8563 F SW 93RD LANE DIRECTIONS: SR 200 to front gate of On Top of the World. First right on 85 Terr., L/T on 83 Terr., L/T on 93rd Lane. Home on right. OPEN HOUSE 8563 F SW 93RD LANE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses A BEAUTIFUL 3/2/2 on a large corner lot. Neat, clean and ready for new owners. Home comes with a golf cart, work shop and all appliances. MLS#394006/JM/STR . . $99,000 9129 SW 93RD CIRCLE DIRECTIONS: SR 200 to main Ent. of OTOW, straight to 90th St. (Stop Sign). L/T to 96th Crt. Rd., L/T on 93rd Cir. Home is on the left. OPEN HOUSE 9129 SW 93RD CIRCLE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses 3/2/2 WITH TILE & VINYL EVERYWHERE, vaulted ceiling, ceramic tile counters, skylight in master bath, inside laundry, much more and quiet neighborhood. MLS#396328/SR/SMY . . . . $89,900 10887 SW 90th COURT DIRECTIONS: F rom Oak Run main gate to 1st left @ 91st Terr., then immediate right on 109th Lane, then left on 90th C ourt to 10887 on your right. THIS 2/2/2 EXPANDED VILLA offers a convenient split-bedroom plan, formal dining room, FL room under heat & air, plus a screened porch. All of that in a gated 55+ golf course community just waiting for a new owner. Is that you? See it today. MLS#398223/DP/IRV . . . . . . . . . $49,900 8703-D SW 94TH LANE DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 OTOW ent. (SW 99th Ave.), T/R @ 85th Terr., T/L @ 94th Lane, home on R immediately after stop sign on 87th Avenue. OPEN HOUSE 8703-D SW 94TH LANE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN HOUSE 10887 SW 90TH COURT For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses WELL-MAINTAINED 2/2/2 VILLA. This villa has solar tubes in kitchen and guest bath Large kitchen with island and pull-outs on cabinets. Kitchen also overlooks family rm. living/dining rms Combined for formal entertaining New heat/AC 2013, roof replaced 2 to 3 years ago. Garage door has newer screen doors in 2011. Screen porch in back and rocking chair front porch. Dont miss previewing this Villa. MLS#398755/LBK/DIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $62,900 OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 1:30-3:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM OAK RUN NEW LISTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD NEW LISTING OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS ON TOP OF THE WORLD SPRUCE CREEK ON TOP OF THE WORLD MEADOW GLENN ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN SALE PENDING ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS ON TOP OF THE WORLD FELLOWSHIP ACRE ON TOP OF THE WORLD ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM

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Monday, Nov. 18 Legion Post to meetThe Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. in the community room of the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Jerry Cassatt 352-322-5966.Tuesday, Nov. 19 Vet aid benefits at assisted livingThe Harbor House at Ocala, 12080 S.W. County Road 484, is sponsoring a seminar for information regarding veteran aid and attendance benefits. Come join us and learn how you could be eligible to receive up to $24,648 per year in benefits. This is a free, no charge public service to veterans and widows of veterans provided by The Harbor House at Ocala and Gary Marriage (Operation Veteran Aid Crystal River), who will present the information on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, as seating is limited, call, 352-489-9698. The Harbor House at Ocala is a Saber Health Care Assisted Living Facility, located two miles west of State Road 200 on County Road 484.Thursday, Nov. 21 Air Force group to meetThe November meeting of the Red Tail Memorial Chapter of the Air Force Association (AFA) will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Ocala International Airport Administration Building, 750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. A representative from Sams Club will be attending and brief us on Specials that are available to AFA members. For more information call Mike Emig at 352-8548328.Comedian at FellowshipPlease join us Thursday evening, November 21st at Fellowship Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. for a night of side-splitting, good clean fun with comedian Justin Fennell. Justin specializes in slice of life humor that sees the funny in everyday family situations. Tickets are $5 per person in advance from the church office, and includes dinner followed by the show. Call 352-629-5379 for more information. Friday, Nov. 22 Health farmers market vendors soughtThe Marion County Health Happens Farmers Market is seeking vendors for its first Fall Celebration. The event will take place during the regular market hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, at the McPherson Governmental Complex field, 601 S.E. 25th Ave.). The celebration will include a corn boil, a toy drive, a blood drive and special booths providing health information from community partners such as Tobacco Free Florida and the Florida Department of Health in Marion County. These will be offered in addition to regular market goods, which include: fresh produce, vegetables, seafood, honey, prepared meals for breakfast and lunch, natural energy drinks, goats milk soap, plants and more. Vendors interested in selling at the Fall Celebration may contact Brittney Bruner, Health and Wellness Coordinator, at brittney.bruner@marioncountyfl.org or 352-438-2360. For updates and market information straight to your newsfeed, like the Health Happens Farmers Market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/healthhappensfarmersmarket.Three-day theater performanceThe OTOW Theatre Group presents Murder on the Rerun on Friday Nov. 22, Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th. If you havent purchased tickets you may pay at the door or call Anne at 352-732-0706.Grieving for petsIf youve experienced the loss of a furry friend, join Hospice of Marion County grief counselors for a free, interactive workshop on Friday, Nov. 22 from 3:30-4:30 pm. Grief that follows the loss of a companion is natural. The healing process takes time and Hospice of Marion County knows how to help. Light refreshments will be served. There is no registration fee, but please consider donating an animal toy or treat to kick-start our new Pet Peace of Mind program, which keeps hospice patients and their pets together. RSVP to 352-854-5230. The event will take place in the Hospice Education Center (3231 S.W. 34th Ave. Hospice of Marion Countys new Pet Peace of Mind program is designed to help patients keep their pets while they are receiving hospice care. Pet Peace of Mind relieves patients from worry about their pets current or future needs by providing pet care services such as food, medications, walking, grooming, veterinarian visits and even short-term boarding during respite or transition to a Hospice House. The initiative was made possible by a $5,000 grant from the Banfield Charitable Trust. So far, 10 volunteers have been trained to provide pet visiting and delivery of needed supplies, but more volunteers are needed. If you are an animal-lover and would like to lend a hand in this valuable program, contact the Volunteer Services Department, (352) 873-Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com and Father for His loving kindness and goodness and for His blessings not just for this day and season but for each day of our lives on His earth. Southwest Christian Church, 9045 S.W. 60th Ave. (south off SR 200). The phone number for the church is 352-861-9080. http//www.swccocala.com. Countryside Presbyterian ChurchJoin us as we celebrate Christ the King Worship service on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Countryside Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 7768 S.W Highway 200, Ocala. The public is invited and for further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633.Chanukah on the SquareChanukah The Festival of Lights for many of us brings back fond memories of childhood years and serves to renew our sense of identity. The Chanukah lights provide us with warmth, joy, strength and inspiration. Such is the purpose of a community-wide celebration to be held at the Ocala City Square this Chanukah. The Chabad Jewish Center of Marion County and The Villages is inviting the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at a public Menorah kindling ceremony. The grand Chanukah celebration will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Ocala City Square in Downtown Ocala. Public dignitaries and community leaders will attend the ceremony and will assist in kindling the giant Menorah of Freedom. The program will also feature a juggling show, Chanukah gifts, music, latkes, and more. Chanukah, a celebration for all time is highlighted by the kindling of the Menorah each night of the holiday. It is a holiday that enriches our lives with the light of tradition, said Rabbi Yossi Hecht, director of the Chabad Jewish Center. In ancient times our ancestors rededicated the Temple in Jerusalem with the Menorah. Today, we rededicate ourselves to making this world a better and brighter place. Chanukah also propagates the universal message that ultimately good will prevail over evil, freedom over oppression and light over darkness. In its Chanukah outreach campaign, Chabad of Marion County and The Villages joins thousands of Chabad centers across the globe that are staging similar public displays of the Menorah and its symbolic lights. From Australia to Africa, Columbia to Hong Kong, New York Citys ground zero to the White House lawn, hundreds of thousands will experience the joy of Chanukah with Chabad. Join Chabad in a public display of unity at this exciting Menorah Lighting Ceremony. Bring the kids and make this your special Chanukah celebration. For more information, contact Chabad of Marion County & The Villages at info@jewishmarion.org or call 352-291-2218 visit us at www.jewishmarion.org. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Mall to host pet photos with Santa on SundayChristmas comes but once a year Lets help spread some Holiday Cheer! Area residents and visitors are invited to bring their cute and cuddly canines and furry felines to meet Jolly Ol St. Nicholas at Paddock Mall. Claus & Paws Pet Photos will be held during a special time after the mall closes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. Santa has set up shop in his Winter Wonderland in Center Court, in front of Macys, where he will pose for Ho Ho Ho photos and holiday wishes through Christmas Eve. Guests are kindly asked to use the Food Court entrance to easily access the Santa Set in Center Court. Pet Photo prices vary; please see Santa Set for more details. Paddock Mall is at 3100 College Road in Ocala. Please use our e-mail editor@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 854-3986.CONTACT INFORMATIONOffice (352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 489-6593 20441 E. 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Friday, Nov. 15 The Circle of French FriendsLe Cercle Des Amis Franais meets on the third Friday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon at Marion County Sheriffs Office Community Conference Room located at 9048 Highway 200, about mile from Walmart. The club promotes all things French: language, culture and fun. You do not have to be a fluent speaker to join the group. Guests are welcome at any meeting. Call Marie McNeil at 352-509-4940 for more information. Our next meeting is Nov. 15.Saturday, Nov. 16 Crossroads Church honors vetsVeterans, we appreciate you. The Veterans Administration of Ocala is teaming up with Crossroads Church to honor those who have served and continue to serve their country. Come out, allow the VA representative to help you get registered for Medicare and other benefits, and be treated to a meal on us at the Veterans / Public Servant Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 8070 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala, 352-291-2080. We look forward to seeing you there. Womens Wellness DayOcala Health will host its second annual Womens Wellness Day at the College of Central Florida on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A health fair and screenings will be held in the Ewers Lobby of the College of Central Florida. Following that, motivational speaker, comedian, and award-winning storyteller, Kelly Swanson, will be the keynote speaker at a lunchtime presentation in the Klein Theatre. During the health fair, attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with clinical specialists in cardiovascular disease, orthopedics, bariatric surgery, diabetes, nutrition, diagnostic imaging, neuroscience, and GYN health. Body fat, BMI, strength, balance, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings will also be offered. Kelly Swanson, author of Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale?, is visiting Ocala for the first time, presenting her approach to handling lifes obstacles. Through humor and storytelling, Swanson helps attendees learn how to assess problem areas, define their goals and objectives, review negative mindsets and behaviors, think more creatively, and motivate themselves to deal with stress and change taking everyone on a hilarious and powerfully motivating journey to a happier, healthier self. This event is free to the public and registration is required only for the lunchtime talk with Kelly Swanson. Those wishing to participate in the cholesterol screening should fast from the midnight before. To register for lunch with Kelly Swanson, call 1-800530-1188. Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 70-bed hospital located in West Marion County. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services. Ocala Regional Medical Center is also a Provisional Level II Trauma Center. Ocala Healths outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with two locations; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; and the Senior Wellness Community Center.Sunday, Nov. 17 Fall concert at St. JudeOn Sunday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m., Maestro Bill Doherty and members of the Central Florida Lyric Opera will be with us once again for an inspiring performance featuring Broadway, Opera and Gospel favorites. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12 and can be obtained in advance at the parish office or at the door. More information may be obtained by calling 352-347-0154. St. Jude is located at 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks.Jazz Society offers music, dancingThe Ocala Jazz Society will host an afternoon of music at the VFW hall on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. Open to everyone, organizers say the, event offers incomparable musicians featuring great tunes for everyone and dancing is encouraged. The group plays more than jazz including favorite songs from past years. Dancing is encouraged. The VFW, across from Oak Run, is just off State Road 200. Admission is $3. For more info call Diana, 352-2370234. Dennis Mac McCumbee, 74, of Ocala, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 10, 2013. He was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. While in the Air Force he met Judy in Sacramento, Calif. During his Air Force Career he received two meritorious awards, two commendation awards and many letters of recognition for service above and beyond the call of duty. In January of 1964 they were wed and spent 49 wonderful years traveling the world. While in the service they were able to see many parts of the world including Hawaii, England, Germany, Spain and Taiwan. In 1964 they also had a son, Charles Destry McCumbee, who went everywhere with them, and they were like the three musketeers. After retirement in 1996 they moved to Ocala from Los Angeles, Calif. In his free time he enjoyed listening to all types of music, playing and watching basketball. To those whom were close to him he was known as the following Teddy Bear, Cool Cool Dude and Bugs. He is preceded in death by brothers, Cletus and Sonny McCumbee; brother-in-law, Lewis Jones Jr. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Judy McCumbee; and son, Des; brother, Bud (Ann Marie) McCumbee; sisters, Phyllis (John)Smith and Carol Jones; nephews, Jimmy, Brooks and Dale; nieces, Vickie, Tina and Shelly. At a later date there will be a private celebration of his life. Condolences may be sent online to www.hiers-baxley.com. Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Todays New Ads FOR SALEOriginal price $1,70048 Glass Top Table w/ 4 chairs, 2 Bar stools. Soft green color with tiny cream pin stripes Asking $400 If Interested Call 352-861-6219 WE BUY ANTIQUES & OLD STUFF! Jim & Sheila Reed 352-873-9910 or 352-219-4134 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 NURSES & CNAsW ant to buy Gifts? Y ou need some Shifts! RNsMed Surg & SpecialtyLPNsHospice & Nursing HomeCNAsHospiceHHA Cert a must Hospital1 yr exp required JOIN US FOR LUNCH AND CHANCE TO WIN FLAT SCREEN SMART TV!Nov. 15th & 16th From 11a 4p CALL to RSVP TravelMed USA14926 Casey Road Tampa, FL 33624(800) 919-8964afowler@ travelmedusa.com PT Breakfast/ Lunch CookTwo years Exp. preferred. Apply at Oak Run on SR200 & 110th Street, email resume to jobs @deccahomes.com or call 352-854-6557 X13 for more info.EEO/DFWP Advertising Sales Rep.Weekly Publications Full Time Seeking Ad Sales Rep for The Riverland News and S. Marion Citizen. Work with new and existing advertising clients to develop revenue growth through combined advertising. Develop and implement sales presentations to existing and potential customers. 2 or more years of newspaper or other media advertising sales experience, ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations, ability to identify and prospect for new sales opportunities, reliable transportation to make sales calls. College degree preferred. Salary plus commission. Send resume to djkamlot@chronicle online.com or apply in person at The Citrus County Chronicle, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River. No Phone Calls. Drug Screen required for final applicant.Equal Opportunity Employer. WE BUY ANTIQUES & OLD STUFF! Jim & Sheila Reed 352-873-9910 or 352-219-4134 Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 FOR SALEOriginal price $1,70048 Glass Top Table w/ 4 chairs, 2 Bar stools. Soft green color with tiny cream pin stripes Asking $400 If Interested Call 352-861-6219 OAK BENDAnnual Flea Market & Craft Sale Fri. Nov 15 & Sat. Nov. 16 8am -4pm. Bake Sale, Furniture, Crafts, Small Appliances, Bedding Dishes, Lamps, Holiday Decorations, Glassware, Misc, Lunch served. 10620 SW 27th Ave. (CR 475A-Shady Rd.) A-1 LADY BUYER!Buying Old Costume Jewelry, mens watches, fishing Old Stuff352-344-3809 Citrus Springs2/1.5 on 2.5 acres, clean, bright, quiet, $650 (352) 603-0024 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 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. WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUYALL AUTOS with or without titles, any condition. We pay up to $20,000 & offer Free Towing. Cindy (813) 505-6939 BeautyS e MOBILE HAIR CARE**FULL SER VICE ** IN YOUR HOME LIC. BEAUTICIAN/CNA SERVICE THE HOME BOUND/ ELDERLY. (352) 237-3347 GROCERY GIRLSWe Shop at your Favorite Super Market and Deliver To Your Home or Business We also shop at Pet Supermarkets, Having a Special Event? Let us help. We pick up and deliver your catering Call (352) 426-8549 or Fax (352) 861-1778 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 ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 Somebody else wants it!Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Dennis Mac McCumbee, 74 Ocala OBITUARY Community calendar More on Page 4 Marion County food pantries are facing nearly bare shelves, having seen an estimated 25 percent increase in the amount of new families requesting help with groceries. And while new face after new face has shown up at Brothers Keeper, Interfaith and the Salvation Army, donations have dwindled. This has left our food pantries in a dire spot and vulnerable to not being able to assist area residents who need help putting food on the table. On Nov. 5, a team of local governmental, fire rescue and law enforcement agencies re-launched the Bring the Harvest Home food drive to help re-stock these depleted food pantries and provide aid for Marion Countys most needy residents. Officials are asking citizens and businesses to assist the efforts by collecting and donating items to local food pantries as follows: Dry goods/foods that complement dry goods (rice, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, crackers, peanut butter and jelly). Canned meats (corned beef, corned beef hash, ham and tuna). Canned vegetables and fruit. Baby items (powdered formula, diapers and lotion). Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste and toilet paper). The monthlong effort will culminate with a Dec. 6 Holiday Food Drive on the Square in downtown Ocala from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. For a list of drop-off locations (including public libraries and fire stations) or more information on Bring the Harvest Home, visit www.bringtheharvesthome.com, follow @MarionCountyGov on Twitter or like facebook.com/MarionCountyFlorida on Facebook. The first Bring the Harvest Home food drive was held in 2011 and netted more than 80,000 pounds (40 tons) of food and toiletries donations. Partner agencies this year include: Marion County Board of County Commissioners, City of Ocala, Marion County Clerk of the Court, Marion County Property Appraiser, Marion County Sheriffs Office, Marion County Supervisor of Elections, Marion County Tax Collector, Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership and the Dunnellon Police Department. Marion food pantries need some help Goodwill Apartments for seniors with special needs available Goodwills Heritage Oaks of Ocala, offering affordable apartments for people 62 and older, currently has little or no waiting list. There is no wait for accessible units, designed for seniors with disabilities or other special needs. The waiting list for other units is currently about a month instead of the usual 9-12 months. The property, at 2820 S.W. 34th St., offers one-bedroom apartments for seniors who have low incomes. The HUD-subsidized apartment building is well maintained and features a community room and common areas. A full-time Goodwill service coordinator helps residents connect with community resources and services. Prospective residents should call 352-854-1515 to check availability. People who are hearing-impaired should call 727-579-1068. Heritage Oaks of Ocala is one of five apartment buildings, owned and operated by Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, that offer affordable living options for people with low incomes, including seniors and people with disabilities. Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Swinson Chiropractic & Total Health Center 840-0444 Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly Located on SR 200, 2 miles west of I-75, directly across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons across from Publix, Heath Brook Commons Open M-F, Sat. by Appt Medicare and most insurance accepted Dr. D. L. 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Friday, November 15, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Christopher Padilla GomezIt is very important to celebrate Veterans Day because this is how we thank all the men and women who have fought so hard for all of us to keep our freedom. The freedom to express and live our own way, without someone else dictating it. We celebrate and recognize all those men and women who have died for our country in the line of duty. Without them we could not have maintained our freedom. I believe that any and every time we see our veterans in the street, at the store, or anywhere else, we should take a moment to stop, thank them and salute them. They are the pillar of our society and deserve all our respect and recognition. To be a veteran takes a lot of courage and sacrifice. We as Americans should never forget all that our veterans have done to keep us free. It is an honor to be an American and have the freedom to say it. God Bless America and all our veterans! ESSAYSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 PHOTO BY JIM CLARKThe Hammett Bowen Color Guard lines up as they prepare for the ceremony. More Veterans photos can be found on our website, www.smcitizen.com. INVERNESS 352-419-7911 3161-C, E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 1/2 mile east of Walmart OCALA WEST 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 We want to thank Marion County for their support! Let the experts at NuTech Hearing help you discover the best hearing devises at the lowest prices! Were here for you! Visit us in person or at www.nutechhearing.com Sound familiar? We Can Help! In the United States alone, 36 million adults have some degree of hearing loss. In recent years, more and more people have opted for a modern hearing system. Thanks to enormous advances in hearing aid technology, its now easier than ever to hear what youve been missing! Annual Hearing Test: SMART Free Annual Hearing Test: GENIUS If you want to pay more for better hearing... THATS YOUR BUSINESS! If you want to pay less... THATS OUR BUSINESS! Call today for a FREE Consultation FREE Test Dates are available from November 15-22, 2013 000GHGO Turn down the TV! Its shaking the house! What about your blouse? I said: Put your shoes on. We are going to NuTech Hearing CUSTOM AIDS Using a miniature video otoscope, well painlessly look inside your ear canal and show it on a monitor and you can watch along! NEW LOCATION Stop In & Say Hello! OCALA EAST 352-671-2999 3405 SW College Rd. Suite 207 Next to Red Lobster in Colours Plaza CALL NOW! 2 2 BINGO BINGO (352) 237-7373 Florida Lottery & Check-Out Pull Tab City N N O O W W O O P P E E N N 11175 SW 93rd Court Rd. Blue Oaks Plaza Next to Soapys Carwash & Walmart 000GMZW $ $ Early Birds 5:30pm Wed.-Sat. Regular Bingo 6:30pm Wed.-Sat. B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O B E H A P P Y P L A Y B I N G O All New Quarters at 11:00 AM 2 2 BINGO BINGO $ $ N N O O W W O O P P E E N N NOW OPEN Doors open at 10 a.m. Play starts at 11 a.m. COME PLAY Quarter Games THE FIRST $5 DOLLARS is on us to get you started. (with this advertisement) Expires 11/30/13 FREE COFFEE & TEA ALWAYS Walk-In Bingo & Quarter Bingo

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BRIEFS Volunteer tax preparers soughtUnited Way of Marion County is looking for volunteers who are interested in preparing taxes for free through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to Marion County residents. No experience necessary, and certification training is provided. Upcoming training sessions include: Session 2: Tuesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Session 3: Tuesday, Jan. 7 and Thursday, Jan. 9th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All classes will be held at the Marion County Literacy Council at 120 SW 5th St. Interested volunteers can select which session they want to attend, or can certify on-line.. VITA sites will be located in surrounding areas in Marion County and at the United Way office. For more information or to register, contact Marsha Holloway at 352732-9696 ext. 215 or mholloway@uwmc.org. NEXT WEEK INDEX Cherrywood.........................13 Classifieds.............................26 Judis Journal.......................11 Oak Run.................................17 Obituary...................................3 OTOW.....................................20 Out to Pastor........................10 Paws and Claws..................21 Pun Alley...............................18 Puzzles...................................22CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, NOVEMBER15, 2013 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 25 www.smcitizen.com28~ Friday, November 15, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Veterans Day in Ocala PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKHammett Bowen Elementary School played a big part in the Veterans Day celebration at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocala on Nov. 11. Above, students Christopher Padilla-Gomez, Yvon Lu-Del Valle and Isabella Devilbiss-Bartczk prepare to read their essays on What Veterans Day Means to Me. BY JIM CLARK EditorStudent participation was the key to the success of the Veterans Day event at Veterans Memorial Park Monday. Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School played a big part in the program, since they attend the school named after the countys Medal of Honor winner. Three students read essays they wrote on What Veterans Day Means to me. Here are those essays:Isabella Devilbliss BartczkVeterans Day is an important holiday because they fought, theyre brave, and they gave us freedom. Veterans Day is EXTROARDINARY. To begin with the veterans fought to keep us safe. They risk their lives to help us stay alive too. Their family misses them 24/7, and they cant hardly call. Im so thankful that these veterans are keeping me, my family and friends alright. I want to thank them for that. On the other hand the veterans and their braveness have seriously saved America. To me, theyre like super heroes in disguise. Especially for taking that HUGE opportunity of signing up to do four years of a long, hard working job. Id like to thank those amazing men and woman for that too. Last but not least, those helpful Veterans that gave America its biggest gift ever, freedom! I couldnt ask for anything more than that. I cherish the thought of being able to talk to my friends, and going to the park, and even to school! Freedom is the most valuable thing in the world to me! Veterans Day is an important holiday, so lets honor those great Veterans, man or woman. Id love to thank them so much for everything theyve done for our country. Veterans Day is truly marvelous.Yvon Lu Del ValleThe drums pounding like thunder fill the air. Some kids would complain sitting on the cold sidewalk, listening to a boring speech, but I know why we are on this courtyard today. Families gather round to celebrate those who chased evil across lands; those who gave our people a right, here in America; the freedom we have today if they didnt fight. I know in my heart. I would not be standing here today if they didnt fight. Listening to these speeches and celebrating these mementos bring families together showing each one of them importance of Veterans Day. Fighting long and hard these people have fought and I salute them for making the USA the land of the free and the home of the brave. What Veterans Day Means to Me Please see ESSAYS, Page 27 Hammett Bowens kindergarten students are shown waiting for their chance to perform. They sang This Is My Country. Law enforcement officials are looking for a female bank robbery suspect. Just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, a black female standing about 5foot 2 inches tall, walked into the Alarion Bank at 7605 S.W. State Road 200 in Ocala. The nearly 175-pound suspect was last seen wearing a brown wig and a solid blue dress. The suspect showed a bank worker a note and allowed the bank worker to see the handle of a handgun. The woman got away with an undetermined amount of cash. She drove a 4-door sun-faded red or maroon Honda Accord model year between 1996 and 1999. A witness said the suspect has bad teeth, could be as young as 40 years old, but is most likely closer to 50, and was wearing large gold hoop earrings. Phone anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. Alarion robber sought Suspect Charles W. Messina, 63, of Ocala was arrested Tuesday for inappropriate contact with a 91year-old victim. Witnesses at a Southwest Ocala assisted living facility told detectives Messina was in a dark room with the victim, according to the Sheriffs Office. The witnesses say once the lights were turned on, they could see Messina violating the victim. Messina is in the Marion County Jail; his bond is $10,000. Detectives would like to know what you know about Messinas contact with the elderly. If you have details about Messina, please call 352-369-6715. You can phone anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. Official charges against Messina include lewd or lascivious battery, molestation, or exhibition with elderly or disabled adults. Man accused of act against 91-year-old Remembering JFKRecently we asked readers to submit their stories concerning the death of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago, Nov. 22, 1963, as he was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. Several readers responded with memories, stories and feelings about that tragic day in Dallas. Their stories will be published in next weeks edition, which comes on exactly the 50th anniversary. To get a head start, read Judi Siegals column today as she recalls the date. It can be found on Page 11. 000GLS8