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BRIEFS INDEX Bookmark..............................19 Cherrywood.........................16 Classifieds.............................30 Marion Landing..................20 Oak Run.................................21 Opinion....................................8 Out to Pastor........................11 Pun Alley...............................25 Puzzles...................................26 Spruce Creek North...........24CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 26 www.smcitizen.com Editors note:The South Marion Citizen and West Marion Messenger invited readers to share their memories of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago. One account is printed here, the others start on Page 8. Patty WaddellI was 10 years old, a fifth grader in Fort Worth, Texas. President and Mrs. Kennedy flew into Fort Worth the day before and spent the night at the Texas Hotel downtown. There was to be a breakfast with the Chamber of Commerce there that morning, and it was understood that he would address whatever crowd might gather outside first. My mother took my sister and brother and me to the hotel early on the 22nd. It was a drizzly morning, and I recall that though it was not too pleasant waiting outside in the rain, I was excited. We had been studying our government in social studies, and I was eager to see in person our President and also Vice President Johnson and Texas Governor Connolly. But to be honest, my biggest wish was to see Jackie Kennedy. There was quite a crowd that gathered, and I dont recall if it was because we had gotten there very early, or if it was because the crowd was generous, but the three of us kids ended up front so we could see. Soon the three VIPs came outside, along with a lot of other people but alas, not Jackie. The one thing I remember about his speech that morning was that he said something to the effect that Mrs. Kennedy was still getting ready; and that she took longer but always looked better than he did. Following his speech, he came down to the crowd and straight to where we were standing. He shook my hand, and asked me why I wasnt in school. I made sure he knew the school had given me permission to be there. He spoke to us for a bit longer, and I recall thinking that it felt like we were the only people there. By that, I mean he gave us his full attention for that couple of minutes. When he moved on to others in the crowd, Vice President Johnson and Governor Connolly, who had followed behind him, also shook my hand, but they didnt speak. Later that day at school, we were in the classroom after lunch. Our teacher had us open our books to read silently, and she went out into the hall. This seemed very odd to all of us, and soon we realized many of the teachers were in the hall. We felt something was up, but had no idea what it could be. After a bit, the teacher came back into the room and called for me to come out. When I got to the hall, she told me the principal wanted to see me. Well, now I was panicked. I could not think of anything I had done to get sent to the principals office; but, I figured it had to be something bad and that must be what all the teachers were talking about in the hall. Once there, the principal, Miss Walker, put me at ease. She knew I had gone to hear the President speak that morning, and she wanted to know what I saw, heard and felt. After I told her my story, she gently told me that he had been assassinated. I felt like I had been kicked in the gut. I couldnt believe it. After all, I had just seen him alive and well. After we talked through it, she told me school was being dismissed early, and we all went home. I spent the next few days glued to the television along with my family just like the rest of America. That may be more information that you wanted to know, but once I started typing, it just all kind of comes back. Wow it is 50 years later and the memories are still so vivid. I now live in Oak Run with my husband, Jim. FYI his birthday is November 22nd. Hmmm.. wonder if that is supposed to mean anything32~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Local woman recalls meeting JFK on Nov. 22, 1963 FILE PHOTOPresident and Mrs. Kennedy in Texas on Nov. 22, 1963. Honoring veteransThe Cherrywood Color Guard marches during the Veterans Day ceremonies in the development on Monday, Nov. 11. See the Cherrywood column on Page 16. The Marion County School Board unanimously elected Bobby James and Angie Boynton as the chair and vice-chair, respectively, for the next year. The board held its annual reorganizational meeting Tuesday morning. Its believed to be the first time a Marion County government entity has been headed by two African American leaders. James previously chaired the Marion County School Board in 2008-2009. He joined the Board by gubernatorial appointment in 2007 and was elected to the board by Marion County voters in 2008 and again in 2010. His current board term expires in 2014. Boynton ran for and won the District 4 school board seat in 2010. James, Boynton lead local School Board BY JIM CLARK EditorPeople who sell and smoke electronic cigarettes are facing a new round of regulations today after action taken Tuesday by Marion County commissioners. The commission unanimously adopted an ordinance which has three basic parts. The most controversial provision bans smoking of e-cigarettes anywhere where regular smoking is banned for instance, workplaces, restaurants, other public places. Also adopted were a ban on placing e-cigarettes in front of a counter, where they are often mixed with candy to, opponents say, attract children and a ban on sales to minors. Commissioners were told that the impetus for the ordinance came from Commissioner David Moore. Several speakers addressed the issue, including a number of children. Eight were students of Jacqueline Shelton of Howard Middle School and were members of SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco). All spoke about the danger of the relatively new product. Several other students spoke, and all gave the same address, but that address could not be verified or located. Among the adults who spoke were Alice Marie Worthington, who said My concern is for the health and safety of our youth. She mentioned an incident at Silver Springs where the smell was that of cannabis (marijuana) and she commented, They will use these e-cigarettes to mask illegal drug use. Students know this. Another man from the Southwest area said that his father died of lung cancer, and that on his death certificate it says cigarettes were a cause. Smoking is dangerous. I too am worried about our children. I dont think theres enough long term studies this is a very good ordinance and I think commissioners should pas it. I dont want children waking up 40 years from now in a hospital room. A man who said he runs an e-cigarette shop in the mall said he had no problem with the ban on sale to minors or putting the e-cigarettes beside candy. The third part, banning it where traditional cigarettes are County tightens rules on display, sales, use of e-cigarettes Electronic cigarettes may only be used in areas where tobacco cigarette smoking is allowed. PLEASESEESMOKING, PAGE3 Light Up Ocala is this SaturdayLive entertainment, crafts, food, childrens activities, a parade and a visit by Santa all will be part of the 30th annual Light Up Ocala on Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 to 9 p.m., in downtown Ocala. This years theme is A Dazzling Downtown Tradition. Stages for the event will be located on North Magnolia Avenue, the Downtown Square and Citizens Circle. In order to accommodate pedestrian traffic between the north and south venues, State Road 40/Silver Springs Boulevard will be closed adjacent to the square. The highlight of the evening will be the lighting of Downtown Ocala and a 42-foot Christmas tree which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Musical entertainment will include Norman Lee, Old Skool, Taylor Johnson, Alexandra Sexton, Victoria Sexton, Tyler Kaine, James Wynn, Kazoobie Kazoo. This years main stage headliner, Making Faces, is a funky punk rock and reggae band from West Palm Beach. In addition, a wide array of dancers and musicians will be performing throughout the evening. Also new this year: A Whoville themed kids zone at the north lot which incorporates the Brick City plaza where the animated Grinch that Stole Christmas will show on the big screen. The downtown holiday skating rink, Lets Skate, Ocala will premier at the event and will remain open through Jan. 5. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 31 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com 000GJG6 000GPWN www.nu techhearing.com M-F 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Appointment Needed INVERNESS 352-419-7911 3161-C, E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 1/2 mile east of Walmart OCALA-WEST 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. Next to Chilis CRYSTAL RIVER 352-794-6155 1122 N. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19) A block and a half south of Ft. Island Trail OCALA-EAST 352-861-2275 3405 SW College Rd., Ste. 207 Colours Plaza, next to Red Lobster NEW LOCA TION New Technology Event THIS WEEK ONLY! Water Resistant Digital Reprogrammable 3 Year Warranty Self Adjusting 32 Channels 16 Bands Wireless and Bluetooth And Much More ALL IN A TINY DEVICE! $ 1,695 ea. or $ 49 per mo. Digital Wireless Reprogrammable 8 Bands 3 Year Warranty with approved credit Introducing The New Inara AVAILABLE FOR FREE: House Call Hearing Demo Hearing Test Consultation 30 Day Trial Gift Card with Purchase In-Office Demo Video View of Your Ear Call Today Spaces Are Limited! $ 995 ea. or $ 28 per mo. with approved credit Check This Out Stock Reduction Sale!

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banned, thats the only part I really dont agree with. Its not smoke, its vapor, which is really steam. He said that research showed that Vapor doesnt pose any danger to bystanders. He said that claims that its the same as second-hand smoke are not correct. A local man, Jeff Wood, says that most e-cigarette users were already smokers. He said his wife has asthma and he had to avoid smoking near her, but now I can use my e-cigarette in the car sitting next to my wife. One child said that kids are so influenced, when they see smoking of e-cigarettes, it will lead them to smoking. Mildred Grissom of Northeast 45th Street said she supports the ordinance. I grew up when there wasnt a lot of research on smoking. She said her dad and three brothers smoke, and that one of her brothers, who had started at 13 years old, died recently of lung cancer. He had stopped smoking eight years earlier and still died. Another student from the Lake Weir High School SWAT program agreed with the ordinance, saying that e-cigarette smokers should have to go to smoking areas. Commissioners agree with her, and passed the ordinance. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Somebody else wants it!Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403Got something special you no longer use? Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 For your convenience, mail in with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL34481 or call... STUMP GRINDINGCALL JIM FOR FREE ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 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 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 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 BeautyS e MOBILE HAIR CARE**FULL SER VICE ** IN YOUR HOME LIC. BEAUTICIAN/CNA SERVICE THE HOME BOUND/ ELDERLY. (352) 237-3347 A-1 LADY BUYER!Buying Old Costume Jewelry, mens watches, fishing Old Stuff352-344-3809 OAK RUNNice 2/2/1.5, Golf, Pools, Activities, Pets Considered (585)610-5257 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 BUY ANTIQUES & OLD STUFF! Jim & Sheila Reed 352-873-9910 or 352-219-4134 Ronco ST500 Rotisserie In perfect cond. $75. (352) 208-0877 4 Drawer gray metal letter size File cabinet $25. (352)208-0877 Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 OCALAYard Sale + Antiques, Xmas Decorations, Fri. 22 & Sat. 23 8am-1pm 8237 SW 100th Ln Rd Simply advertise in the Classifieds and get results quickly!How To Make Your Car Disappear... CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403www.smcitizen.com DRIVERS:Home EVERY Weekend, Dedicated Southern Lanes & OTR! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down, No Credit Check.1-888-880-5916 SPRING HILLCLASSES LAST CLASSOF 2013 COSMETOLOGY December 16TH DAY & NIGHT SCHOOLFULL TIME & P AR TTIME BENESInternational School of Beauty www .benes.edu (727) 848-8415 (352) 263-2744ST A TE APPROVED FOR V A TRAINING LET USWORK FORYOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! Seeking gentleman friend, non-drinker, non-smoker. I am a Christian, I drive, & love pets. Call 352-694-3866 and leave message. Todays New Ads OAK RUNNice 2/2/1.5, Golf, Pools, Activities, Pets Considered (585)610-5257 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. SMOKINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 4:30 p.m. Junior Sunshine Christmas Parade which will weave through downtown streets. 5-8:30 p.m. Santa will be in his sleigh to visit with children after the parade. 7:30 p.m. City Officials will kick off the holiday season. For additional information, call Stan Creel at 352-629-8444 or 629-CITY. LIGHTSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 This weeks puzzle answers Friday, Nov. 22 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 352732-0706.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 Community calendar 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) 873-7441, to apply.Fri., Nov. 22, Sat., Nov. 23 Theatre Students Showcase TalentThe Marion County Center for the Arts at West Port High School will present Christopher Durangs one-act comedy, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. The play will be followed by a showcase of monologues, scenes, and musical theatre performances by students in the schools Thespian troupe. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. The West Port High School Performing Arts Center is at 3733 SW 80th Ave. The Marion County Center for the Arts is a visual and performing arts magnet program at West Port High School offering a four-year course of study featuring a broad range of programs in both the performing and visual arts. These include acting, chorus, dance, electronic music, instrumental music, piano keyboarding, technical theatre, two and three-dimensional art, photography, and digital media. Academic offerings for students include honors, advanced placement, and dual enrollment courses taught on campus. For more information, contact Laurie Reeder at 352-291-4000. National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Meal & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation. When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! 1-352-319-6816 First time attendees only please. *Free cremation does not include Travel Protection Plan. 000GOP7 $200 Promotional Discount to all Attendees Red Lobster 3393 SW College Rd. Tue., Dec. 3, 11:00am Horse and Hounds 6995 US Hwy. 27 Tue., Dec. 3, 11:00am Mimis Caf 4414 SW College Rd. Wed., Dec. 4, 11:00am Oasis Restaurant 7651 SW Hwy. 200 Wed., Dec. 4, 3:30pm Reds Restaurant 8411 N. SR 200 Thu., Dec. 5, 10:00am Stone Creek Grill 9676 SW 62nd Loop Thu., Dec. 5, 11:00am 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. B ATTERIES $ 8 00 + tax 000GKQY Fine Jewelry For All Occasions at Discount Prices 14K Gold Jewelry Diamonds Sterling Silver Gemstones Custom Designs BUYING GOLD & DIAMONDS Wrap It Up Early 8296 SW 103rd St. Rd. 352-237-3676 Monday Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-4 Walk-Ins Welcome Millennium Hair Salon A Certified Goldwell Color Salon HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY THANKSGIVING HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY THANKSGIVING 000GPMJ 20 % OFF Any Service Must present coupon. Expires 11/28/13

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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 program 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/. 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 Clock collectors offer items and assessmentsIf 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, 352-527-0669.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.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 352-351-1606.Monday, Nov. 25 40 & 8 to meetThe regular monthly meeting of the 40 & 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, on the second floor of the Bank of the Ozarks building on State Road 200 at the entrance to On Top Of The World. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome. Come and enjoy camaraderie and light refreshments with fellow veterans. Gene Martin, Hes Back Longtime Oak Run resident Gene Martin is back on the airwaves playing The Music of Our Lives. You can hear him Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Daystar Radio, 89.5 FM. Listen to favorite songs as well as participate in contests to win prizes. Gene and his wife have been in Oak Run for 21 years.Oak Run TravelTrip No. 3 on Jan. 19 takes us to Ruth Eckerd Hall where we will enjoy Tony Orlando and The Bronx Wanderers. The show opens with The Bronx Wanderers who give us the feel of songs of the 50s thru the 80s rock n roll. Then hear Tony sing his iconic Tie a Yellow Ribbon and Knock Three Times along with many other favorites. It will be a great show at $60 per person including lunch and bus drivers tip. The bus leaves at 9 a.m. with lunch at 11 a.m. and the show at 1 p.m. Call Janet Madsen or Jackie Marcotte for your tickets. Casino lovers take note!! Our Trip No. 9 to the Hard Rock Casino on March 3 has a few seats remaining. This is an afternoon and evening trip which leaves Oak Run at 12:30 p.m. It is only $25 per person for the hassle free trip with your friends and neighbors. Be sure to provide your player number or drivers license information to Wayne and Howardean Krueger when you call. Also, at Ruth Eckerd Hall is Trip No. 11 on March 17. Youll hear Neil Bergs all musical revue with five Broadway stars and a great New York band. They will recreate those magical moments from the best that Broadway has offered over the past hundred years. This is an annual favorite for Oak runners so be sure to call Rita Stotz for more information and tickets.Winter Water Exercise Sign-UpsMark your calendars because sign-ups for the winter water exercise program will be on Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014, in the card room at the Orchid Club from 9 to 11 a.m. During the winter session each participant will attend only one class per week The time of classes offered at the Aquatic Club are: Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 9, 10 or 11 a.m. Classes will be filled by random drawing. For more information call Sharon at 352-854-5590 or Jean at 352-861-8589.ORWGA The winners of the Nov. 7 low net tournament were: Flight A: Marti Babb, Marge Rymarcsuk, Kathy OConnell; Flight B: Sue Elie, Donna Huffman, Marlene Puglis; Flight C: Anita Caruso, Phyllis Robinson, Olive Adler; Flight D: Ann Hurr, Norma Erickson, Bebe Hahne. Closest to the Pin: June Dickbernd. Chip Ins: Norma Erickson, Pat Anderson The winners of the low net tournament held on Nov. 14 were: Flight A: Kathy OConnell, Marti Babb, Irene Rooney; Flight B: Jennie Buccella, Olive Adler, Donna Huffman; Flight C: Bev Schasel, Jean Travers, Norma Erickson; Flight D: Ann Hurr, Ruby Shepard, Bebe Hahne. Closest to the Pin: Bev Schasel. Chip In: Ruby Shepard. A reminder to all of our members; there is a signup sheet and envelope for checks in the pro shop for our Dec. 12 Christmas party to be held at Citrus Hills. 2014 membership dues are also being collected.Royal Oaks WomenTuesday, Nov. 12, was the last day of competition in the club championship. And we did crown a wonderful champion! But first, the following ladies were winners in the daily play: 1st Flight: 1Judie Lavdas, 2(tie) Elsa Berbig and Jan Tennant; 2nd Flight: 1Joan OBrien, 2(tie) Salita Timmermeyer and Noreen Salo; 3rd Flight: 1-Kathy Kollar, 2Gayle Feeman, 3(tie) Janet Tully and Joanne Welch. Closest to the pin: Judie Lavdas. After 3 days of play, the champion, with the lowest total gross score was Elsa Berbig! Way to go, Elsa! The other ladies with low gross scores were: 1st Flight: 1-Jan Tennant, 2Judie Lavdas,3-Elaine Bush; 2nd Flight: 1-Joan OBrien, 2(tie) Bette Johnson and Roseann Lavacca; 3rd Flight: 1Lisa Juhasz, 2B.J. Lassiter, 3Janet Tully. Congratulations to all!Oak Run Lady NinersOn Nov. 7, the game was Ennie Meenie. First Place: Vange Bell and Kim Hessel (tied). Second Place: Diane Dufresne. On Nov. 14, the game was Low Net. Flight A First Place: BJ Lassiter, Second Place: Elsa Berbig. Flight B First Place: Ginger Drake, Second Place: Kim Hessel. All ladies living in Oak Run are welcome to play golf with the Lady Niners on Monday mornings. Tee time is noted on the signup sheet located in the ladies locker room.Royal Oaks MenThe Royal Oaks Mens Golf Association conducted a club championship tournament on Nov.11, 13, and 15. Fiftythree players competed. The format was individual stroke play based on the mans gross score. Winners in three white tee and three senior tee flights were as follow: White Ch. flight-Congratulations to Bud Murray who shot 75,78, 73 for a low score of 226. Runners up were Bob Gray 241, Dave Dawson 246, and Emmet Dowling 248. White Flight twoJohn Rogers 254, Roger Bagg 256,Hal Loomis 257,Tom Welch 257. White Flight three-Bruce Stover 275, John Bush 276, Ken Frandsen 281, Ralph Lavacca 283. Senior Ch. flight-Congratulations to Stanley Weckstein who shot 79, 85,76 for a low score of 240. Runners up were Sam Sample 261, Dick Berbig 262, Virgil Hein 262. Senior flight twoChuck Engel 265, Bob Gehan 273, John Foutty 278, Ray Hagerman 280. Senior flight three-Sam Owens 279, Dick Feltenberger 280, Steve Casner 296, Dick Spano 297. Following golf on Friday, players enjoyed a buffet lunch by Royal Oaks restaurant. Compliments to John Terry who did a fine job as chairman of this event. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 21 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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All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Member of the Community Papers of Florida Christmas dinner danceDont forget to get your tickets to the Christmas dinner dance on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Food will be catered by Sonnys BBQ, chicken and pulled pork, veggies and dessert, all for $13. Music by George. 50/50. Come and have a darn good time! Everyone is welcome. Tickets will be sold November 26-27 at the SCN clubhouse.Christmas decoratorsLooks like a lot of snowbirds are returning to our area. The weather has been perfect. There will be a need for help (inside and outside) to decorate the clubhouse. Please donate your time if you are able. The whole process only takes a few hours of your time. A brand new Christmas tree was purchased through Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee. The clubhouse should look very beautiful (as it always does) (thanks to Ray). Please contact Cindy if you would like to help on Dec. 3. There will be snacks and refreshments for the workers only. Happy Thanksgiving! It was so good to see Mary Golab back on the golf course after her recent health problems. Also thank you Dallas. See you on the 22nd! Regards from Jan.Jan Liberio resides in Spruce Creek North with her husband Jim and can be reached via e-mail at JnLiber@aol.com or drop suggestions in the mail slot at the SCN clubhouse. NORTHCONTINUED FROM PAGE 24 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000GOVT 000GHTC CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING 25 Years Carpet Cleaning Per Room Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 OWNER DOES THE WORK We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Holiday Specials Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 $ 18 Per Room 3 room minimum Estate Planning Wills Trusts Real Estate Probate Corporations Medicaid Qualifying Tax Law 7480 SW SR 200 Ocala, FL 34476 Robert A. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Tuesday, Nov. 26 Breast cancer support group meetsThe 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.Fun with FlowersThe next class of Fun With Flowers sponsored by Pioneer Garden Club will be Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. at the Science Discovery Center in Tuscawilla Park in Ocala. Cost is $15 which includes all materials. Call for reservations 352-6223681.Saturday, Nov. 30 Nativity open house at churchThe public is invited to an open house on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m., at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 SW State Road 200 to welcome in the holiday season. Several nativity sets that belong to members of the congregation, as well as some from other members of the community, will be on display. If you have a nativity set with a special story that you would like to share with others on that weekend, please call 352-509-4218. Sunday, Dec. 1 Youth Symphony concert The Ocala Youth Symphony is presenting its holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at West Port High School. Musicians range in age from 9 to18. All concerts are free and open to the public. For information, call 352873-6738.German American dinnerThe 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.Master 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 wellknown 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 352-537-0207.Monday, Dec. 2 Lecture on post-theismDoes post-theism mean the end of God or does it mean that as reason and religion find increasingly common ground our understanding of what the concept of God means is expanding as exponentially as are the dimensions of scientific inquiry? Dr. Harold W. McSwain will examine various interpretations of post-theism at a free public lecture to be presented by the Interfaith Alliance of Marion County at the Islamic Center of Ocala at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2. The Islamic Center is at 1410 N.E. 14th St. in Ocala. Pastor of the progressive First Congregational United Church of Christ in Ocala which is part of a community of churches subscribing to the belief that god is still speaking, Dr. McSwain has been an ordained minister for 34 years. He holds a Master of Divinity degree and Master of Church Music degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and a Doctor of Theology degree from Boston University. Currently vice president of the Interfaith Alliance of Marion County, Dr. McSwain also conducts the Central Florida Master Choir of Ocala which in December is performing seasonal concerts at area churches on Dec. 1, 8 and 15. For more information please visit TIAMarionCounty.org or telephone 352/629-3897. More on Pages 6-7 OCALA 352-620-0008 4000 SW COLLEGE ROAD OCALA 352-620-0008 Enjoy your ride through every season with CERTIFIED S ERVICE FREE CAR WASH WITH SERVICE OIL CHANGE $ 19 95 OIL CHANGE $ 19 95 ea. ea. When you pre-buy (4). Conventional oil only Up to 5 qts. 5W30. No synthetics or diesels. Expires 12/31/13 FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING $ 69 95 FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING $ 69 95 COOLING S YSTEM SERVICE $ 89 95 COOLING S YSTEM SERVICE $ 89 95 Includes one gallon of Dex-Cool fluid. 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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 CLOSE TO PALM GROVE CLUB Beautiful Caneel Bay Model,2/2/2 + Den, 1403 Sq. Ft. Laminate flooring and ceramic tile on the Golf Course. Gorgeous eat-in kitchen. Close to Palm Grove Club. $172,000 MLS #397699 John Kapioski 208-1635 LIKE NEW INSIDE REDUCED $10K! UNIQUE BONUS ROOM OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 11-24 1-3 PM 8484 SW 108th St., Nbhd. 12 NEW TO MARKET! PROVIDENCE MODEL. 3/2/2 open floor plan. Stainless appliances. $154,900 MLS#398869 The Cernera Team 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com Waverly Model, 2/2/2 with split plan, kitchen with lots of cabinets and counter space. Enclosed lanai, close to golf course. $112,000 MLS#396342 UPGRADES WILL SURPRISE YOU! 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 Expanded Yorkshire, stucco, 2/2.5/2, 1591 Sq. Ft. living. Large formal living room/dining room, 1/2 bath, 2 master suites.12 x 14 den off master suite. Maintained lot. $129,500 MLS#398831 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 Youve never seen an Expanded Williamsburg like this! 3 Bedroom/2 Baths/2-Car Garage. Stainless steel appliances. Fantastic upgrades will surprise you! $136,500 MLS#390260 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? 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DECCA Real Estate would like you to know how thankful we are for clients like you, and for the opportunities we have had to help you achieve your dreams! Wishing you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving! 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! Expanded Savannah 2/2/1.5 Clean, Move-in Ready! Freshly painted, beautiful laminate floors in all rooms except kitchen and baths. Glassed in lanai and MORE! $68,500 MLS399023 HAPPY THANKSGIVING to all our customers past and present! Serago Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!

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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Toys for Tots dropoff siteSouthern Style Hair Salon, 8585 SW State Road 200, is a dropoff point for Toys for Tots now through Dec. 14. Donna Hawley is offering a free conditioning with every donation. In the front from the left with a Marine Corps League representative are Maryann, Natasha, Donna and Nicole; standing, Juanita and Em. BY JEAN DIPIERO Special to the CitizenOn Friday, Nov. 8, the OTOW Indigo East Community had its first arts and crafts show. The doors of the community center opened up at 10 a.m. and the fair ran until 2 oclock in the afternoon. If you were looking for Christmas, birthday, anniversary gifts or a gift for yourself, you came to the right place. There were 14 vendors who displayed their artistic talent: Marie Deshommes displayed many different quilted and crochet blankets; Vivian Cayia had a Mary Kay cosmetic booth with different lipsticks, eye shadows, finger nail polish and skin care products; Diane Dzik displayed her beautiful woven seed bead bracelets and necklaces; Carol Seidman showed pottery (bowls and cups); Betty Picard was selling beaded serving utensils, wine glasses, decorative bottles, bracelets/earrings; Nancy Ludvik had Mahjongg jewelry, Christmas jewelry, pendant necklaces of all colors, shapes and sizes; Judy Quirk sold rock pendants. She finds a rock, grinds it, polishes and wire wraps into jewelry. Lee Ann Oliver sold her custom purses and change purses of various fabrics; Grace Raymond shared her late husbands woodwork talent consisting of quilted towel holders, drop heart shelves, ribbon racks, wooden wreaths and heart plaques; Suzette Paquin had unique pottery items of different shapes, colors and sizes; Helen Solan displayed Swarovski crystals, earrings, bracelets and sun catchers; Daisy Rowell showed her hand painted pictures of mountains, flowers and photographs. (She won 12 blue ribbons for her work); Jerry, a wood artisan, and Nancy Dickerson displayed their hand-made pocket cars, wine stoppers sleighs along with key chains, trivets and much more; Carole Drost Lopez displayed her acrylic/pastel/watercolor/oil talents; hand-painted Santa Claus Rocks, paintings, artistic bags. Thanks to all the vendors and people who showed up. It was a great turnout for our first showing. Coordinator for the fair was Nancy Ludvik. She said, Due to the tremendous turnout we will be planning two fairs in 2014. Indigo East arts and crafts Scenes from the arts and crafts event at Indigo East. Ocala Symphony Under the LightsThe Ocala Symphony Orchestra presents the 10th annual Symphony Under the Lights on Friday, Dec. 13 at Citizens Circle. This performance marks the events second year at the new City Hall location, located at 110 SE Watula Ave., offering a more comfortable listening environment for the expected large number of attendees. Our community is most fortunate to have philanthropic business leaders like Don and Kelley Jenkins, and the staff at Jenkins Auto Group who make events like this possible, said Maestro Matthew Wardell. The night kicks off at 7 with performances by the Ocala Youth Symphony and the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, along with a special collaboration of the two orchestras. Attendees should bring their own seating. Thursday, Dec. 5 Veterans formal ballThe Kingdom of the Sun (KOS) chapter has announced that it will hold a Veterans Formal Snowflake Ball on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Elks Club and Lodge. The Snowflake Ball is hosted by the local KOS Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). Sharon Murry, President of the local KOS Chapter, announced that the Ball will include a prime rib dinner with dancing and vocal entertainment by NOVA from Gainesville. Advanced reservations are required for this event, and tickets are $40 per person. All military veterans are cordially invited to attend. The Elks Club is at 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala. For details, call 352-237-9720.Friday, Dec. 6 Civic Chorale s Sound s of Chri stmasFor 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.; and First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd., on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Admission is free. Donations support student scholarship program.Saturday, Dec. 7 Chri stmas C onc ert 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. Admission is free but a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the churchs Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information call 352-5370207 or go to www.fumcocala.org or wayne@fumcocala.org.Sat., Dec. 7, Sun., Dec. 8 C onc ert band to performThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band, under the direction of Les Muncaster, announces its December 2013 Christmas in the Air concert series on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 SE Fort King St. Musical selections include: Jingle Bells Forever; Sleigh Ride; Ave Maria; Christmas in the 50s and many more! Pre-concert music will be provided by the KOS Woodwind Quintet. All performances are free (donations are accepted) and open to the public. For more information, please call 352-624-9291 or visit our website at www.kingdomofthesunband.org.Mon., Dec. 9, Tue., Dec. 10 GFWC Woman s Clu bs to meetThe GFWC Womans Club of Ocala Evening Group will meet Monday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Allergy and Asthma Care, 1740 SE 18th St., Ocala, for an Ugly Christmas Clothes Party. There will be a prize for the funniest or most outlandish outfit! Bring a wacky, inexpensive gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served. The meeting is open to all ladies in the community. For more information call Patti at 352-3512708 or email to pbs1515@gmail.com. The GFWC Womans Club of Ocala Day Group will meet Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:45 a.m. at the Elks Club and Lodge, 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala, for lunch, a program and business meeting. The speaker will be Kristina Donohue, Executive Director of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra. She will discuss plans for the renovation of the City Auditorium at Tuscawilla Park which will be the new home of the Ocala Symphony. The auditorium has been renamed Ocala Arts Center. For luncheon reservations call Mary at 352-347-3975. For further information about the Womans Club contact Patti, President, at 352-351-2708. All women in the area are welcome. Friday, Dec. 13 Hi storic Home tourHistoric Ocala Preservation Society annual Christmas Historic Home Candlelight Tour will be Friday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition to candlelight tour, 7 Sisters Inn Bed & Breakfast will also be open 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday evening for touring with a candlelight ticket. Also may tour 7 Sisters Inn on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. with HOPS tour ticket. All homes surround Turnipseed Park, between SE 12th Street and SE 13th Avenue. Santa, refreshments, and entertainment will be at the park Tickets: Adult $10 pre-sale, and $12 evening of tour. Ticket locations: Yours Truly Cards & Gifts, Friendship Center OTOW, 8449 SW State Road 200. 1st Friday Art Walk, HOPS Table Ocala Downtown Square Dec. 6. 000GOTO Coral Shores Realty, 6146 SW Hwy. 200 Jasmine Square, Ocala, FL 34476 Want to explore ALL of the homes for sale in On Top of the World and other 55+ communities? Go to: www.OcalaFLRealEstate4U.com Ralph & Bonnie Mills Retirement Community Specialists Direct: 352-427-1131 or 427-1217 Email: bonnie.mills1@gmail.com OPEN HOUSE OAK RUN, ON TOP OF THE WORLD & INDIGO EAST Sunday, November 24, 2013 Please Note Times! 11749 SW 79 Cir. 12:00-1:45 Lexington (Oak Run), 3/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $170,000 8318 SW 79 Cir. 12:00-1:30 Verbena (Indigo), 3/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $131,900 8298 SW 79 Cir. 1:45-4:00 Heather (Indigo), 3/2 handicap . . . . . . . $164,000 8066 SW 81 Lp. 2:00-4:00 Hyacinth (Indigo), 2/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $115,000 Use the most powerful home search engine in Ocala, FL. Register once, use it forever! http://RetireSmart.OneHomeSearch.net/?src=4 Pictures, descriptions and directions are on our website 000GKWW 000GKX3

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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A project benefits from your organizational skills that get it up and running. Your success leaves a highly favorable impression. Dont be surprised if you get some positive feedback soon. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Spend time on practical matters through the end of the week. Then begin shifting your focus to more-artistic pursuits. Resist being overly selfcritical. Just allow yourself to feel free to create. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Restarting those creative projects you had set aside for a while will help provide a muchneeded soothing balance to your hectic life. Besides, it will be like meeting old friends again. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A change in plans could make it tough to keep a commitment. But stay with it. Youll get an A-plus for making the effort to do whats right and not taking the easy way out by running off. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) The Lions enthusiasm for a workplace policy review is admirable. But be sure you know who is really behind the resistance to change before pointing at the wrong person. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You can expect to have to do a lot of work through midweek. Devote the rest of the week to checking your holiday plans in case some need to be adjusted to accommodate changes. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Try to avoid signing on the dotted line in the early part of the week. You need time to study issues that werent fully explored. Later in the week might be more favorable. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A development could snarl travel schedules or other holiday projects. Some flexibility might be called for to deal with the problems before they get out of hand. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Relatives seek your advice on a matter youd rather not be involved in. If so, use that sage Sagittarian tact to decline the offer, so that no ones feelings are needlessly hurt. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A shift in planning direction might help you speed up your progress toward achieving that long-planned goal. Trusted colleagues are ready to offer some valuable support. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An unexpected demand for settlement of an old loan could create some pre-holiday anxiety. But you might not really owe it. Check your records thoroughly before remitting payment. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Its a good time to get into the social swim and enjoy some wellearned fun and games with those closest to you before you have to resume more serious activities next week. Crossroads Church of God celebrated Veterans and Public Servants Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 16, on its parking lot. A hot lunch was presented to the veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and those serving Marion County as firefighters and enforcement officers. Members of the Marion County Fire Rescues Special Operations were present and serve at Station 21. Daryle Greene of Marion Countys Sheriffs Office was also on hand to enjoy the event. Guest speakers providing services to Marion County residents were Sylvia Finch, a dietician who addressed the significance of balanced nutrition, and Mark Knapp, M.D., Chief Medical Officer who addressed issues that veterans need to know. The Veterans Outpatient Clinic is located at 1515 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. A significant point that benefits vets, even if they have a private health care policy, is the pharmacy at the V.A. Clinic. Dr. Knapp spoke of one vet who was given a prescription upon being discharged from a local hospital that he couldnt afford to have filled. When he was directed to the Veterans Clinic; he was pleasantly surprised when they filled the prescription free. Now that is good news! If anyone left hungry it was not the fault of the Crossroads Womens Ministries. Crossroads Church honors veterans and public servants Above, members of the Marion County Fire Rescues Special Operations, Station 21 seen enjoying a hot lunch, from left to right and front to back are Lt. cooper, Daryle Green (Marion Cty. Sheriffs Office), John Ingram, Nathan Wallace, James Cussins, and Jason Varney. At left, members of the Crossroads Womens Ministries that served those in attendance are left to right, Drema Palmer, Pat Blankenship and Maxine Parchment. 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 000GNSM 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 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. Screened porch in back and rocking chair front porch. Dont miss previewing this villa. MLS#398755/LBK/DIN . . . . . . . . . . $62,900 9069-B SW 96 LN. DIRECTIONS: SW H wy. 200 to OTOW main gate, T/R SW 89th C t. R d., T/L 96th L n, home on right. OPEN HOUSE 9069-B SW 96 LN. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN HOUSE 9871-G SW 88TH TERRACE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OUTSTANDING 2/2 with 1.5 oversized garage, split bedroom plan with many upgrades including: Top-of-the-line appliances, elongated toilets and faucets, no wax vinyl flooring in kit and both baths, recently painted inside & out, seamless gutters all around. Come take a look theres simply too much to mention. This beautiful home could be purchased turnkey all you need is your personal belongings. Also can be purchased unfurnished. MLS#396113/BH/IMP . . . . . . . $64,900 9690 SW 97 PL. DIRECTIONS: From OTOW Main Gate, turn left @ 98th St., then right on 99th Avenue, then second right onto 97th Place. OPEN HOUSE 9690 SW 97 PL. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM THE PREFECT SNOWBIRD NEST 2/2.5/2 TOWNHOUSE! Roof replaced in 2013, AC/ HEAT replaced in 2008, exterior just freshly painted. Tile in living/dining area, kitchen, family rm. and baths. Kitchen has a new stainless sink and garage disposal. Plus inside laundry and a half bath downstairs. Large bedrooms upstairs with extra closet space. Plantation blinds on downstairs windows. Plus enclosed lanai and rocking chair front which overlooks a park-like setting. Home being sold AS IS with right to inspect. Buyer to pay title insurance at closing. MLS#399102/LBK/BUT . . . . . . . . . $39,900 9871-G SW 88TH TERRACE DIRECTIONS: From front gate of OTOW, make 1st left on SW 85th Terrace Road, to right on SW 88th Ct. Rd. Home on left side of Pagoda. OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD BEAUTIFUL golf course home 3/2/2 & relax and enjoy on your screened lanai! MLS#398879/MB/BRI . . . . . . . . $159,900 CLEAN UPDATED, well-maintained 2/2/2 in Oak Run, newer 2007 A/C & appliances, queen-size Murphy bed in guest room. MLS#397897/SR/EMR . . . . . . $110,000 NEAT, CLEAN & MOVE-IN READY in 55+ community in Ocala. This 2/2/1.5 villa hosts a living, dining room, eat-in kitchen, 2 bedrooms and baths, enclosed lanai, rocking chair front porch. Roof replaced 2007, newer washer/dryer. MLS#397814/LBK/SMI . . . . . . . $46,900 AWESOME MOVE-IN READY HOME located in one of the most sought after 55+ adult communities in Ocala. Featuring 2/2/2, split bedroom plan, vinyl enclosed lanai w/new screens & tinted windows for privacy, laminate flooring throughout except for the kitchen & both baths, pass-through window from kitchen overlooking formal dining room & living room, new stainless steel appliances, newer double pane windows, energy home insulation. Beautiful private backyard. Mr. & Mrs. Clean live here. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#397415/BH/DAV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $114,500 END UNIT VILLA that has the H&R Club as your backyard view. 2/2/2 with study/den, FL room under heat/AC, large living/dining room with cathedral ceiling, split bedroom plan and wood laminate floors thru-out. Must see theres simply too much to mention. MLS#382937/LBK/RAN . . . . . . . . $81,900 MOVE RIGHT IN!!! Newer carpets and tiled flooring in kitchen & both baths, upgraded appliances, freshly painted interior, vinyl enclosed lanai. Come take a look. MLS#391821/BH/TERR . . . . . . $52,900 BRIGHT AND CHEERY 2/2/1 VILLA with neutral colors, eat-in kitchen, F lorida room off the kitchen, living & dining area combined with wood laminate flooring, master bedroom with W/I closet. S olar tubes in dining area and guest bath. AC replaced 2013, home exterior painted three years ago. P ark-like setting in backyard, rocking chair front porch overlooks the wide tree lined street. H ome is located close to golf-course, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center & much more. MLS#396718/LBK/PRA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39,900 LOCATION LOCATION!! Come take a look. 2/2/2, eat-in kitchen w/Corian counter tops, formal dining room, Florida room has been converted into a room which could be study/den. Huge master suite w/walkin closet + 2 other closets for plenty of storage space. Inside laundry room, tile flooring thru-out except guest bedroom, handicap shower in guest bath. Private backyard with no neighbors. MLS#387278/BH/LOE . . . . . . . . . . . . $129,900 FANTASTIC MOVE-IN READY VILLA! 2/2/1, new carpet, tile and freshly painted. Living/dining room combo, eat-in kitchen plus new counter tops, range and refrigerator. Both baths with updated toilets, vanities and counter tops. Screened lanai, open patio and covered front porch. MLS#387309/LBK/INF . . . . . . . $39,500 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 ONE-OF-A-KIND! EVERYTHING has been replaced in this awesome 2/2/1 (35 ft. garage) including: Plumbing, H&A, all appliances, kitchen cabinets, vanities, sinks & toilets in both baths, carpet, tile & laminate flooring, inside doors, storm door, garage door opener, recessed lighting, new paint throughout, the list goes on & on. Glass enclosed lanai, (NO MORE POP CORN CEILINGS EXCEPT THE GARAGE). MLS#397983/BH/CARP . . . . . . . . . . . $64,500 GREAT OPPORTUNITY! Elegant 3/2/2 on corner lot in prestigious 55+, golfcourse community. Upgrades include tile floors, crown moldings, paver drive & walkway, acrylicenclosed lanai, & more. Short-Sale beauty waiting for new owners. MLS#397054/DP/LAS . . . . . . . $149,900 NICE HOME located in one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Some features include: 2/2/1, glass enclosed Florida room under H&A plus open patio, carpet & title flooring throughout, extra built-in cabinets in kitchen & both baths, includes all appliance. MLS#393898/BH/RON . . . . . . . $42,500 VERY NICE 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2-car garage. Eat-in kitchen living room & dining room, a real split bedroom plan, nice den/study room, beautifully landscaped yard. A great Florida suburban living. MLS#397953/BA/CON . . . . . . $184,500 MOVE-IN READY JUST BRING YOUR PERSONAL BELONGINGS. Cute as a button 2/2/1 with family room, Florida room under heat & air overlooking private backyard. Light & bright, New carpeting, newer appliances, pull-outs in kitchen cabinets, pull down ladder in garage for storage. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#391355/BH/MAR . . . . . . . . . . . . $45,000 AWESOME VIEW OF THE GOLF COURSE Super nice home featuring 2/2/2 w/study/den, beautiful cherry cabinets in kitchen, glass-enclosed lanai overlooking golf course. GOLF CART INCLUDED. MLS#396448/MB/LAR . . . . . . $179,000 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. 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Thanksgiving is next Thursday, a day when we all should be thankful for our life, blessings, and liberty in the USA. Many celebrate by having a big turkey dinner with family members they havent seen for a while. Its a day when the turkey gets stuffed in the morning and the family in the afternoon. It can also be a fun day with stories from Pun Alley.A real turkeyOn the day before Thanksgiving the butcher was just locking up when a man pounded on the front door Please let me in, the man said desperately. I forgot to buy a turkey, and my wife will kill me if I dont come home with one. Okay, replied the butcher. Let me see what I have left. He went into the freezer and discovered that there was only one scrawny turkey left. He brought it out to show the man. Thats one is too skinny. What else you got? said the man. The butcher took the bird back into the freezer and waited a few minutes and brought the same turkey back out to the man. Oh, no, said the man, That one doesnt look any better. You better give me both of them!Doggin itEvery Thanksgiving our family would all get together with relatives even though we could only afford one turkey. We children were all at a separate table, and would have to wait for the platters to reach us after passing by the adults. Even though I longed for some white meat, all too often the turkey would run out before the platters reached us, and I would not even get dark meat. We would have to settle for hot dogs. From that experience, I learned a very valuable lesson in life. Hope for the breast, but prepare for the wurst.DrumsticksThe government officials who talked turkey spoke gobbledygook. The basketball player sat on the sidelines and sketched turkeys. He was learning to draw fowls. Husband: That is a beautiful turkey for Thanksgiving! What kind of stuffing did you use? Wife: This one wasnt hollow. When I realized I was addicted to Thanksgiving leftovers, I decided to quit cold turkey. Using a new recipe, Johns wife put the turkey in aluminum foil. She had to roast it until it was brown. Twenty hours later, the aluminum foil was still silver. My wife gave me a haircut this morning. Now, shes going to make Thanksgiving Day dinner with all the trimmings. For Thanksgiving, the Poultry Raisers of America are sending the biggest turkey in the country to the White House. The Republicans claim hes already there. The hostess served a delicious turkey dinner that tickled all of the guests. She forgot to remove the feathers. Teacher: Why do we have a Thanksgiving holiday? Student: So we know when to start Christmas shopping. History books tell us the Pilgrims ate wild turkeys. That isnt so. The turkeys werent wild until they found out what the Pilgrims had in mind.Welcomed guestsA man in living in the corridor area called his son in California and said, I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; 45 years of misery is enough. Pop, what are you talking about? the son screamed. We cant stand the sight of each other any longer, the man said. Were sick of each other, and Im sick of talking about this, so you call your sister in Chicago and tell her. Then he hung up. Frantic, the son called his sister, who exploded on the phone. Like heck theyre getting divorced, she shouted, Ill take care of this. She called Ocala immediately, and screamed at the old man, You are not getting divorced. Dont do a single thing until I get there. Im calling my brother back, and well both be there tomorrow. Until then, dont do a thing, do you hear me? The man hanged up his phone and turned to his wife. Okay, he said, Theyre coming for Thanksgiving and paying their own fares.Thanksgiving wishesMay your stuffing be tasty May your turkey be plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, November 22, 2013 Delphine Blachowicz HerbertJohn F. Kennedy electrified Latin America when in his inaugural address he said: To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge to convert our good words into good deedsin a new alliance for progress to assist free men and free governments in casting off the chains of poverty. The world loved our charismatic president and our country which then represented peace and justice and hope for one and all. I was among the first half dozen people in Argentina to learn of the Presidents assassination. After my usual solitary lunch of bife de lomo or steak and kidney pie at the nearby London Grill in downtown Buenos Aires, I had been reading the English-language Herald in the American Embassys file room before resuming my duties as communications supervisor when my agency counterpart came to the half door in shock. The presidents been shot! Off I went to the code room to check for confirmation. Ambassador Robert McClintock, meanwhile, tried to call Washington on his hot line but it didnt work, forcing him to walk down several flights to use the phone in the military attaches offices, a great indignity for the man who in 1958 called the Marines into Lebanon and the entire Sixth Fleet to the eastern Mediterranean on standby against anticipated turmoil in the Near East. Turned out his standard poodle had disconnected the phone. Grief exploded both within and without the embassy. Women wailed and men trembled as the light of hope for a better future was dimmed. Multitudes gathered in the streets to share their shock and sorrow. And for a full month thousands and thousands of people came to the embassy to sign condolence books while in the window of every boutique and restaurant and business was a photograph of the young president shrouded in black crepe or encircled with flowers and flags. The Embassy was then located in a 10-story building on Sarmiento within walking distance of the Casa Rosado on the Plaza de Mayo, where years later the mothers of those who disappeared would stand courageously in protest against the abductions and killings of their sons and daughters during the dirty war of military dictatorship which afflicted this rich and sophisticated nation of still unassimilated European immigrants from 1976-1983. Speaking at American University six months before his death, President Kennedy called for a world in which the kind of peace which makes life on earth worth living and the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and build a better life for their children not merely peace for Americans but peace for all men and women not merely in our time but peace in all time. Some say that his call for worldwide nuclear disarmament in that speech sealed his fate. The world came together before its television sets to witness the end of the one brief shining moment known as Camelot Unfortunately too many of us join with the Argentines and peoples everywhere in continuing to search for a man on a white horse to singlehandedly right all our wrongs and lead us into the promised land without the commitment and effort necessary from an educated and involved citizenry. If we are to realize the dreams of our forebears, we must, as Alice Walker wrote, understand that We are the ones we have been waiting for. The John F. Kennedys and the Barack Obamas of the world can only light the way for us. Bettie KelleyShe was teaching in her second year, full of enthusiasm and optimism. The class was 25 sophomore English students, lively, hormonal and much more interested in next weekends football game than in the short story by Ray Bradbury. The weather had just started turning cooler in the suburban Rochester area. Thanksgiving was coming soon and there was a snap in the air. Spirits were high. It was during the third period class that the message came over the loudspeaker, President Kennedy has been shot in Dallas. His condition is not known at this time. And the loudspeaker went dead. As did the entire class. Stunned, pale and totally silent. And not just the room, the entire school of 1,500 students had been struck mute. The teacher was afraid of an upheaval after all, young people sometimes reacted violently to abrupt change. What should she do? She stood by her open classroom door watching other teachers doing the same. The young ones and the seasoned teachers alike didnt know what to do. And still no one talked. About 15 minutes later the loudspeaker broke the silence. President Kennedy has died of his wounds in Dallas. We will bring further information as we receive it. In the meantime, continue with your classes. We teachers knew, even if the administrators did not, that regular classrooms would not begin to channel the emotion that filled the rooms and halls. By now quite a few young people were blowing their noses or openly crying. The girls spoke of Caroline and JohnJohn almost as friends. The boys stayed brave and consoled the girls. And they wanted to go home, One of those events that leave an permanent scar in your memory is taking place today, as the nation remembers the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He was shot and killed in a Dallas motorcade. His alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was killed two days later on national television by Jack Ruby, leading to the prevalence of a conspiracy, theories that still exist, even among those who werent even alive that fateful day. Many of us remember exactly what we were doing when we heard the news. I was working at Prentice Hall book publishers in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. We had a loudspeaker system to give us announcements, which were usually preceded by someone tapping on the microphone to alert us something was coming. This time, though, the noise was without warning, and was picking up radio broadcasts as we got the news. It was a big weekend for me. The following day, Nov. 23, I had a date with a young lady I had met in our company bowling league. We were going to go bowling. However, all the bowling facilities were closed in mourning, so we improvised and went to the movies, where we saw Lawrence of Arabia. Hey, I wasnt about to miss this date, and its a good thing, too. Fifty years later, were heading toward our 49th wedding anniversary next spring. People wonder how I can remember our first date. Its not hard when it was the day after the only presidential assassination in our lifetime. Starting shortly after Labor Day, we asked our readers to tell us where they were, what they were doing, what they thought. The results start on Page 1 and are continued below. What strikes me as we go through it is how many birthdays are associated with Nov. 22. We give our thanks to those who wrote in. Please enjoy the accounts. Some of them make excellent reading.Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen and West Marion Messenger. 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. As we head into Thanksgiving week, its easy to be buried in pessimism as national events have produced a nasty debate including personal insults at politicians. Other issues are dominating the news. Turn on any local TV newscasts and youll get fed a constant barrage of negative news, crime results, etc. And yet, its Thanksgiving time. Here is what you can be thankful for. You live in a country where you can have a nasty debate, throw insults at your representatives and even the president, and switch channels on your television to find your type of entertainment. You can pick your newspaper, agree or disagree with its policies, and voice those opinions. Unlike other countries, we have the freedom to read what we want, to write letters, to watch what we want, to go where we want on the Internet, to be educated when and where we want. More importantly, we get to worship if and how we want, go to whatever church we feel like attending, decide for ourselves what we believe. And if we dont like our politicians, we get the chance to vote them out. Thats what comes from living in America. Thats why we should all be thankful, even if we dont agree with the way things are going. On this Thanksgiving Day, just think of the people who dont have those choices. Go to Russia and try speaking publicly against Vladimir Putin. Go to Cuba and speak publicly against Fidel Castro. Go to China or North Korea and speak against the leadership there. There are plenty of opportunities worldwide to see how people are oppressed. While some may disagree with some of the things that are happening with the backing of our government, its nowhere near as bad as other places. So next Thursday, give thanks for what we have, and remember those who are still fighting for the freedoms we take for granted.S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Giving thanks amid the turmoil Remembering that fateful day in 1963 Readers share their memories of death of JFK READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor LETTERS TO THE EDITOR RebuttalThis is a rebuttal to a letter to the editor titled Obamacare and the GOP. The letter is filled with misinformation and lacks any credibility to the facts. The writer claims the Republicans do not want the lower paid American workers to have any part of the ACA to cover their healthcare needs. The truth is, the GOP doesnt want anyone to be forced to buy into the ACA. Theyve stated their reasons over and over and it had nothing to do with the poor. Their concerns were the government taking over a large portion of the nations economy; the cost of the program; and the fact that it was overly burdensome to the medical industry, which would cause many doctors to retire, or refuse to participate. An economist wrote: extensive research indicates that Medicaid recipients actually do worse than people without any insurance at all because the best doctors seldom accept Medicaid, leaving patients with subpar physicians. In the letter he claimed that Mitt Romney said the bottom 47% did not deserve the same healthcare benefits as healthy Republicans. Romney was talking about winning votes, and what he was actually saying to a GOP audience was Obama already had the votes of the bottom 47% wage earners and we shouldnt try to motivate them to vote for me. Big difference when it is put in proper context. 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Turkey day is only a week away. Hope you have your menu all planned. Im beginning to think it would be so nice to have to only make some kind of dish or dessert and go to someones house for dinner. We used to do that years ago when the kids were small. We all took turns at each others homes. But now everyone is all spread out in different directions so either you go to a restaurant or make your own dinner. So I guess Ill make our own dinner.Club NewsMany clubs are still quite active in spite of so many residents moving back north or passing away. Hopefully the new people will join in some activities. Mah Jongg is still played on Wednesdays at about 12:45. Their leader (for many years) is Charlotte Berrent. Ladies poker is still going strong but they are always looking for new players. Elsie Murray runs this group and they play at 12:30 every Monday.. Bowling is at the Galaxy Lanes on Fridays at 9 a.m. Call Joan Laliberty for more information. Floor exercise is on Monday and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Horseshoe-pitching is on Tuesday and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Their faithful leader is Ed Durham. He says they could use some new players. Ping-pong has had a problem getting new players. Call Ben Mendolla at 352-873-2919 for additional information. Skip-Bo is now being run by De Warner and is at 12:30 on Tuesdays.Many trips and toursThere are many trips and tours going all the time. Some are one-day trips and some are 10-day cruises. Laura Kane has a book at the clubhouse and shows all the up and coming trips. So take a look and see what you would enjoy.SCN community garage salesThe community garage sales went very well. The weather on Friday was beautiful but unfortunately Saturday was a wash out. But am sure most things were sold on Friday. There were many cars going up and down the street looking for bargains. We toured as many homes as we could looking for valuable treasures. More than 50 homes participated and many thanks to Ray (SCN manager) for organizing it. Its not easy getting a sale together but you sure can get rid of a lot of items you no longer use. Another sale will be in six months.New residentsI know there are many new residents who have moved in and was wondering if there are any residents out there that would like to be interviewed and put in the Citizen newspaper. Please let me know. Also please remember to get your name tag at the clubhouse.Moth Ball TimeIts a good time to rid your yard of squirrels and snakes and moth balls do the trick. Just spread them around your house and garage. Im afraid those little crocodiles are not deterred by anything. Youll have to call the Gator Boys!Lady from AnthonyA very sweet lady from Anthony called me to ask where Spruce Creek North was. So I explained we are southwest of Ocala. She said oh dear, how come its called Spruce Creek North? She wanted to come to our garage sales. I could not explain why we werent called Spruce Creek Southwest. A very nice lady and I thanked her for calling.Spoiled?Have you ever watched House Hunters? These young people are buying $400,000 homes and wanting to rip out the kitchen because they thought oak cabinets were awful. Boy! In our day we thought oak cabinets were a luxury. Think these younger people are a little spoiled?Fall jobsHubby and I finished power-washing our house, a two-day job, and finally painted our driveway. So hope thats all the big jobs until the spring. Next year will be tree-trimming as they all grew like crazy with all the rain this year. SCN NewsletterThe new editor of the SCN newsletter is Lori Littleton. Thanks to Diane Pritchard for being editor for the past year. Please SCN residents look in your cubby (under your mailbox usually) and read your newsletter. The newsletter is a SCN letter to let residents know of upcoming events. It also has many ads of the various businesses, like hair salons, power washing companies, jewelers, restaurants, airport travel, travel tours plus all the dances and parties going on in SCN. Dont miss it!Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com changed. That is not true, the President made the same remark over and over right up to the ill-fated launch of his signature program; proven by his latest apology tour. The letter claims that the Republicans are salivating over the Presidents lie by claiming that it is the worse lies told to Americans in our history. No, it isnt the worse, but it was a lie nevertheless because he knew the National Register stated that people would lose their insurance. The final wrong claim was when a comparison was made to Bush 43 and the Iraq war by accusing President Bush of lying about WMD. For the record, many Democrat leaders were beating the war drums about Iraqs WMD and their statements can be found by searching the web Weapons of Mass Destruction Quotes. Besides, the president went to war with the bipartisan approval of the Congress. The American people are finally getting wise to the many lies and deception of this administration and Obamacare was just the latest edition. If Obamacare rights itself and proves the GOP wrong then the Democrats will win the mid-term; but if it doesnt, the Republicans will win big; even without the bottom 47% wage earners votes. Bob Waas OcalaThe Two AmericasOur America loved freedom over security, self reliance over dependency, capitalism, babies having both a mom and dad with the benefit of marriage, and knew marriage was between one man and one woman. We believed in individual responsibility and loved our Constitutional government. We were a Christian nation that believed in the one true God, our Creator and knew that God had truly blessed America. The federal government was limited as directed by the Constitution with major emphasis on individual states rights. Oh how I loved this America! What happened? We now have a president who wants to fundamentally change America, one who believes we are not a Christian nation, one who dishonors our flag and our military. He knows that when the majority of us have to depend on Big Government, class warfare will prevail, our morals and dependence on Almighty God will disappear. It doesnt matter how many times he is caught in a lie, his followers including the press will excuse it. Obamacare has never been about health insurance, its about power. It is designed to damage our economy, kill jobs and bring down capitalism. It wont help the middle class, it will destroy it as we face much higher taxes and medical insurance costs. Sadly, an alarming number of doctors are planning early retirement. With the elimination of so many full time jobs, we are bringing about the Marxist dream: a major redistribution of wealth and the destruction of the American dream. When we also consider how our new America wants to take God out of our lives, turning us into a modern day Sodom, as directed primarily by the ACLU (The Anti-Christ Labor Union), I dont love this new America that much. Its time we truly take America back, and we will. Count on it! Wayne Rackley OcalaChanging wordsIt never ceases to amaze me how some people take words and change them to say what they want them to say in Obamacare and the GOP Nov. 15. No one ever said that the Republicans did not want poor people to have health care. Also Mitt Romney never said that 47 percent of Americans at the bottom of the economic ladder didnt deserve the same benefits as hard working Republicans. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Marcy MillerI was a first year elementary school teacher in central Ohio. There was a knock on my classroom door that afternoon. There stood one of the cooks from the cafeteria with a sad look on her face. The cooks must have had the TV on as they were cleaning up after lunch and heard the news. They went to each classroom door and informed all the teachers. Thats how I first heard the unbelievable news about JFK being shot.Jim MillerI was in the woods that fateful day. It was snowing and I was out hunting with my father. We carried walkie talkies, like many hunters of the day did, as a way to keep in contact with each other. No cell phones back then. As I was trying to reach my father, I picked up the message that Kennedy had been shot. My first reaction was incredible disbelief. Of course later we learned that JFK had died. Paulette PrudhonNovember 22, 1963 was an unseasonably warm, sunny Friday with crisp undertones in the Nations capital. It was the perfect day to set out on a weekend jaunt to my friends house on the Chesapeake Bay. We were freshman classmates at George Washington University needing a break. Before we set off, we stopped at a deli that was just around the corner from the White House to purchase some goodies for the road. My friend went in and minutes later, she came rushing out excitedly exclaiming that she thought she heard on the store radio that President Kennedy had been shot. The few folks walking about were as confused as we were. We turned on the radio in the car only to hear more confusion and static. We were uncertain about what had happened until we motored down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the Capitol on our way out of Washington. The tragic answer was clear as we witnessed every flag lining the streets slowly slipping to half-staff our President was gone. Jim HolbertOn November 22, 1963 I was 19 and in Terre Haute, Indiana. I was applying for a job and the radio made an announcement that President Kennedy had been killed. The person that was interviewing with and myself could not believe it. We both thought that it was a mistake. Being a history buff and also just graduating from high school in 1962 I was aware of the assassination attempts on both Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt, and President Truman. But we had not had a president killed since McKinley in 1901. Driving home as I listened to the radio I pulled over started to cry. I said to myself, why am I crying I didnt even know the man. Years later I understood my feeling but that day I did not, I was just in shock and disbelieve. I had bought the book Profiles in Courage that he wrote, but I had not had a chance to read it, I did read it the following month, I still have it in hard back cover and I will never sell it. I have read several books about him over the years and I think that he would have stopped Vietnam and not escalated it as President Johnson and Nixon did. In 1968 the night when Bobby Kennedy was killed, I did cryCarol Mowrey It was my 16th birthday and I was in class in high school when an announcement came over the loud speaker that JFK was assassinated. The rest of the day was quiet and uneventful for me, just a sadness lay over the neighborhood when I arrived home from school. Since it had been years since WWII and not much in the way of horrible events happened in the U.S., this news was devastating to Americans. An uneasiness prevailed, in light of the fact that someone could actually reach and assassinate our president. Shortly afterward, it was his brother. Corruption and murder have always been here but somehow that day opened the eyes of people everywhere that it doesnt always happen somewhere else. 9/11 had the same effect, but more intensely even than the shooting of our president. My husband was in NYC that day and saw the second plane hit the twin towers, while I tried, frantically and constantly, to reach his cell phone for over 4 hours. Our country is changing and every event puts us closer to a different USA. JFKCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 p.m. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday evening beginning at 6. There will be a Charity Bingo on Dec. 1. Doors open at 8 a.m. first come first serve. $20 for a $25 packet which includes hotdog, chips, soda, coffee and danish. Contact Sheryle Browne at 352-854-5787. 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 Alaskan pollack, fries, hush puppies and slaw, all for a $6 donation. Dinner is from 4 to 6 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor chicken wings and/or shrimp baskets every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. All of our frying is done 100 percent trans fat-free frying oil. The VFW will sponsor a char grilled 10-ounce New York strip dinner with potato, vegetable, salad, roll, butter and a dessert on the first 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: 11/22 Mr. October and 11/23 Timeless. Music is playing each night from 7 until 11. Lunches are available Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu varies. Enjoy Philly cheese steaks every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary is sponsoring a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings on Saturday, Nov. 23 for a $7 donation. Dinner will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. Get your tickets early they are going fast! Watch this spot for upcoming info for all out events, but especially our holiday party scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 21. Music, entertainment and a prime rib dinner are planned. More details to follow. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 is at 9401 S.W. 119th St. Telephone is 352-873-4781. For members and guests only. 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This is the time of the year holidays get into full steam. It begins with Halloween when people put on a scary face and ends with New Years day when people put on a new face. I could never figure out if the Halloween face was the New Years Day face just that much older. I do not have much time for Halloween. Since the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage has put me on a strict diet that does not include candy, what is the purpose of going out on Halloween night begging for candy? It seems rather interesting that our holiday season starts out with people going around door-to-door begging for candy and ends New Years Day making resolutions not to eat any more candy this year. I love all of the ingredients making up our holiday season whether it is Halloween candy or Thanksgiving turkey or New Years Day pork and sauerkraut. These traditions that center on eating is right up my alley. If the alley is dark enough, my wife will not catch me in the act. One ingredient I really do not appreciate during the holiday season is all the grouches and complainers and sourpuss people that insist on trying to take the fun out of my holiday time. On the one hand, you have those who pretend they do not believe in God and yet during this time of the year they get all bent out of shape by the mere mention of God. They nervously say they do not believe in God and yet my belief in God threatens them somehow. If they really did not believe in God they would not care one way or the other if somebody was stupid enough to believe in God. They would just sit back in their rocking chair smiling at the poor fools who go through the holiday season thanking God and celebrating the birth of Jesus on Christmas day. For instance, I do not believe in the tooth fairy. I think it is the figment of someones imagination and nothing exists that in any way resembles the tooth fairy. Yet, that is not the center of my life going around trying to prove there is no such thing as a tooth fairy. How do you explain to a child the money under his pillow after placing his extracted tooth? Perhaps another illustration would be Halloween. I do not believe in ghosts, goblins and all of the stupidity invested in this kind of a holiday. Yet, my whole life is not focused around trying to disprove ghosts and goblins. If somebody wants to believe in ghosts and goblins, what is that to me? I do not believe there was ever such a creature as Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer. Somebody made that up to go along with the Christmas story. I do not think Santa Claus ever existed. Not all the stories I have read about Santa Claus has ever convinced me such a person existed. Yet, I do not spend the whole holiday season ranting and raving trying to disprove Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and his master St. Nicholas. If somebody wants to believe in Santa Claus and his reindeer and that Rudolph the red nose reindeer saved Christmas one year, what is that to me? I say let people indulge in these marvelous little fantasies. I cannot tell you how many years I sat on Santa Clauss lap and to this day, nothing I asked for has ever come my way via Christmas. Yet, this Christmas I will take my grandchildren to the mall and have them sit on Santa Clauss lap and tell him what they want for Christmas. Believing in the mall Santa Claus is pure fantasy. Yet, I am not going to picket the mall around Christmas time demanding they do away with the mall Santa Claus. After all, Santa Claus in the mall brings customers to the mall. Many fantasies I do not put any trust in, but I do not build my life around destroying these fantasies other people enjoy. I do not recall how old I was when I found out that Santa Claus was just a fictional character that made Christmas something of a fantasy. Even though I discovered that Santa Claus was not real I found myself as a father telling the Santa Claus story to my children and then later to my grandchildren. Some of these people attacking the holiday season, including the Christmas tree, are just indicating that somewhere along the line they have not grown up. If they do not believe in the holiday seato be with their families, to assure themselves that the world was not completely mad. It took the administration another hour filled with frequent loudspeaker directives to line up the buses for an early dismissal and inform radio and TV stations that our school would join all the rest of Rochester and area schools in a 2-day shutdown which became 3 and then 4 days as we and the nation gathered around our televisions in the biggest outpouring of national grief since Lincolns assassination nearly 100 years before. The young teacher is long retired and in her 70s, the children in their 60s. They shared that one still moment and then went on with their lives. Unfortunately those lives have included Columbine and Virginia Teach and the Murrah Federal Building and the other horrors that have followed. The Kennedy assassination changed all of us who lived it, stole out innocence in a national way, and prepared us to hear the violence that has come after. The young teacher would never be so young again. Mark TroutThe summer of 1963 expanded my horizons beyond by home, church, and city. My parents planned our family vacation to visit Washington, D.C. Besides the monuments to Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington, we visited the White House. The tour included all the regular rooms, but our tour included the basement! To a nine-year old, going into the basement of the White House was really cool! I saw so many items in storage since the death and funeral of William McKinnley: the bier that would hold the casket, the harnesses of the horses that would pull it, the saddle that would hold the empty boots turned backward in the stirrups, and even swords and other items used for those who would stand guard over anyone who would lie in state in the capitol rotunda. Seeing Friendship 7 and the Wright Brothers airplane in the Smithsonian couldnt eclipse the journey through the basement of the White House! Every child remembers certain birthdays. I looked forward to mine I was turning 10. My trip to Washington was a memory, but extremely helpful in the study of U.S. History in the fifth grade. The last thing I expected on my birthday was to have the announcement of the President being shot in Dallas that afternoon. How could this happen, and on my birthday? I remembered standing one early evening watching his motorcade passing down West Broad Street in Columbus when he was President-elect Kennedy in January, 1961. That memory would be ingrained for he was the first President I had ever seen. How could he be dead? The birthday celebration that evening was weird. Family members came into the house, handed me a present, gave me hugs and kisses, and then went right into the family room to join those who were watching television. I sat amid my presents alone, everyone in shock and quiet conversation about the events of the day. I opened the gifts without fanfare, and soon joined the rest of the family watching TV. That weekend brought more history to life. While the family once again gathered to watch the funeral events on our television, I told my family about the cassion, the horses, their harnesses, and the rider-less horse. It wasnt long until Walter Cronkite began a similar and no more detailed explanation than the one I gave my family. They asked where I had learned about all that stuff, and I reminded them of our White House tour. We mourned and experienced the same heaviness and sorrow that many other people felt in our nation and around the world as our President was taken to Arlington National Cemetery for his final rest. A few weeks later I went to the Franklin County Court House where my Dad worked in the County Treasurers office. His boss, Newton Thatcher, presented me with a special gift. He gave me a coin depicting the likeness of President Kennedy. He understood that my birthday had been less than happy and felt that I deserved one of the new coins. Ive never celebrated a birthday without the memory of an assassination of a President. Ive added a half dollar to my collection each year. I still have My Weekly Reader, Life and Look magazines, and the Columbus Dispatch newspapers from that day and memorable week. Today I celebrate another birthday and remember. Norma E. Holecsko On November 22, of the year that President John F. Kennedy was shot I was a Graduate Student at U.C.L.A. in Los Angeles, California. I had done my student teaching at area schools in the morning, and after a short lunch break, I had begun working in the Graduate Research Library, as a Typist. I had that position from Sept. 1962 Jan. 1965. This is how I earned money to stay in college, plus I babysat every weekend usually for Hollywood Stars who were always leaving their children to make public appearances, etc. Anyway, I was taking an afternoon break (about 4 p.m.) in the Staff Room. There were several students studying and several adults reading newspapers. I was tired, so I was just eating my lunch. One of the elderly gentlemen in the room was a retired U.C.L.A. Professor and I had spoke to him many times before. He asked me if I had heard about the President. I said, No, what is it about the President that I should know. He answered, He has been shot and is dead! At first, I thought he must be joking, but then I noticed other people talking about it, so I started listening. It was very quiet in the room, and very serious. I was a little in shock, and went back to work until 5:30 p.m. But the school announced what had happened and sent us all home for the day. As I walked home, everyone seemed to be in a daze, me included. I passed by the Anglican Chapel for students on the way home from UCLA and everyone was making their way inside. We had a very beautiful Memorial Service put on by the students and the Chaplains at U.C.L.A. That night everyone was walking around town sort of not knowing what to do at a loss! My roommate at that time was the Daughter of a Baptist Minister of the Barean Baptist Church in downtown Los Angeles. She had got us tickets to go to a Salvation Army Concert that night in downtown Los Angeles, close to where she lived. We had to call to see if the concert was cancelled. They almost did cancel it, but changed the numbers to All Patriotic Music and it was the most memorable, fitting concert that I could ever have attended. I will never forget that concert It made a very great impression on me and was a perfect end to a very difficult day for everyone. I was also teaching in Long Beach, California the year that Robert Kennedy Jr. was shot and that is still a very vivid picture in my mind of the TV coverage of when he was shot. Christopher MorettoI was seven years old when President JFK was assassinated. I was home sick from school that day. I remember my Dad getting home at noon that day. I asked him why he was home from work so early, He said, President Kennedy was just assassinated. I was in shock. I remember we turned on the TV and that is all we saw on the television for the whole week. He was my favorite president (and still is). I remember that when he was killed the press said that Camelot died. I didnt know what that meant at the time, I do now. I remember the whirlwind of events that took place pretty vividly. I am still at a loss to think that it has never been solved. I dont buy for a minute that it was all Lee Harvey Oswald that acted alone in killing him. What a coincidence that he was shot in police custody. Then comes the Warren Commission. I never believed in it either. I remember that the Kennedys were doing something about trying to control the Mafia (John as President and his brother Bobby as the Attorney General). I also dont find it coincidental that Bobby was shot either. I do not believe for one minute that the Arabs had anything to do with that either. Was the mafia involved with JFKs assassination? Could the CIA have had anything to do with it (some people believe it might be)? How about Lyndon B Johnson, was he involved? I couldnt believe that the Warren Commission kept it quiet for 50 years. I know some people think it was a government cover-up. Other people think it may have had to do with the failed Bay of Pigs invasion (Cuba might have been behind the assassination). Who knows? At some point in time, Id really like to know the truth. My opinion of JFK was that he was a war hero and a very smart man. Raymond R. FinnI want to lead off by saying that at age 16 I had the honor of meeting both Presidents Kennedy and Nixon in 1960 at the Key Biscayne Hotel in Miami, Florida. Sadly the hotel is no longer there of course. Mr. Nixon had a home on Key Biscayne about half mile from the hotel, which is why he was a frequent visitor. At the time, my mom was the beverage/bar manager for the hotel. Wednesday nights were corn beef and cabbage nights which apparently was one of President Nixons favorite meals. When in Miami he showed up at the hotel at least once a week for his favorite meal. Preceding the presidential debates of 1960, President Nixon invited President Kennedy and staff to the Key Biscayne to discuss the ground rules for what turned out to be the first ever presidential debates. It was during that time that I had the honor and privilege of meeting both men. My band (The Vibrations) played for Tricia Nixons 16th birthday, which was held at the hotel. We were also the house band for the Par-Tee lounge and backed such noted musicians as Roy Orbison, Joey Dee and the Starlighters, and many more. We were also the featured band with Miami radio stations WFUN and WQAM and played several concerts during the Cuban missile crisis so as to take minds off of the missile crisis. The band was having a practice when we heard the unfortunate news about President Kennedy. Needless to say .we were all stunned. Who knows what the future might have been had it not happened. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 000GQ3Z 12~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com son, particularly Christmas, then let us who love the holiday season, especially Christmas, enjoy it. I advise those who do not enjoy the holiday season to go up to Western Pennsylvania, find Punxsutawney Phil and spend the winter with him. We will be sure to look for you come spring. I like how the apostle Paul put it. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things (1 Corinthians 13:10). Some people, I am not mentioning who, needs to just grow up and stop acting so childish. I will celebrate the holiday season for the simple reason that Gods amazing grace has brought me through another year.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 1866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Religion Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Nov. 22: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24: The Talleys, progressive southern gospel concert, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26: Womens Crafts, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org. .Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Sunday. Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with staffed nursery and childrens classes available during worship. We welcome all visitors to come and worship with us. 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. Friday, Nov. 22: Golden Servants (seniors 55+) meet at 6 p.m. at the church for a carryin 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, visitors are welcome and do PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE14 What is Reach Out, you say? It is neighbors helping neighbors. Assistance is offered in the areas of transportation to medical appointments, home repair, problems with alcohol, daily calls and VCR/TV/computers. Their next meeting is Monday, Nov. 25, at 4 p.m. in the card room of the Orchid Club. You are invited to attend to learn more about the program and perhaps volunteer to help with their greatly needed services. Election of officers will take place at this meeting.Hoofin It for HospiceOn a brisk Florida fall morning, many Oak Runners gathered to walk in our annual Hoofin It for Hospice. Following their short trip around a course that meandered through Eagles Point, they returned to Palm Grove and enjoyed breakfast of bagels, donuts, Danish and fruit which were donated by Bagelicious, Walmart and Publix. The Hoofin was a total success raising almost $12,000 for Hospices Legacy House, which is located just across State Road 200 from Oak Runs main gate. The total included donations raised at a Roarin s dance held the night before. There were a number of volunteers that helped make this years Hoofin another success, too many to name, but significant recognition does go to Andrew and Inga Crane and Damian and Audrey Romano for their efforts in garnering the most contributions from Oak Run.Troubadours Sing at Christmas and in SpringWant to remind everyone once again that the Oak Run Christmas tree trim will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. at Palm Grove. This is a change from the usual Sunday date that has been traditional in the past. Hope you will come and join in for a fun and uplifting afternoon. Troubadours continue to prepare for their annual spring concert for 2014 which will be held on Thursday, April 10, and Friday, April 11 at Palm Grove at 7 p.m. They say they have quite a few new numbers which will be fun and challenging to learn. But thats what they like, a challenge. Director Mary Beth Lake is so good at teaching them new things and thats what makes it interesting. If you would like to be a part of the Troubadours, you can call Mary Beth at 352-8738787. She is looking for all parts, soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. Troubadours would love to have you join them. Troubadours wish you very happy Thanksgiving and a beautiful Christmas.Pancake BreakfastGet an early start on your holiday eating. Come enjoy Oak Runs great pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee or tea from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Orchid Club. Do You Remember? Troubadours Spring ConcertTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of the Troubadours 2013 spring concert. It will air daily from Nov. 22 to Dec. 6 following FYI.Holiday Dinner-Dance All Oak Run InvitedAll Oak Run residents are invited to the Ballroom Dance Clubs holiday dinner-dance on Dec.15 at the Palm Grove Club. Tickets will be sold on Nov. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Orchid Club and on Nov. 24, Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. Tickets for club members are $15, and for guests the price is $19. Please pay by check only. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by dancing until 9:45 p.m. Music will be provided by the popular DJ team of Diana and Mitch also known as The Retro Express. Door prizes will be given. Royal Oaks will serve a delicious meal of sliced roast beef, crab stuffed fish, garlic roasted potatoes, tossed salad, 1green beans almandine with carrots, rolls, lemon cake, and coffee or tea. For more information call Solange at 352-854-8524 or Eve at 352-237-8341.Karaoke Club Date ChangeThe Karaoke Club has changed its November meeting date to Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club. Bring your friends, beverages and snacks and join in the fun. Cost is $5 at the door. In December we will take off for the holidays and start up again on Jan. 19. For more information call Dennis Witzgall at 352-615-8731.OMI The Fun Club for All Oak RunCome to the Fun Clubs annual holiday bash on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m. at the Orchid Club. Catered by Royal Oaks, the food will be top-notch, and there will be terrific entertainment. If you havent gotten your tickets yet, call Ron Kowalewski. You neednt have come from Ohio, Michigan or Indiana, we want to meet and greet all Oak Runners and their guests. Well have some fun door prize gifts. Bring the beverage of your choice. Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving wherever your travels may take you.Italian American ClubIt looks like Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting us at the Orchid Club on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Thats when we will be hosting our annual Christmas party. There will be a surprise for all the ladies and a great dinner catered by Royal Oaks. Due to limited seating the party will be for members only. Prime rib carving board, cherry glazed ham and stuffed grouper with all the trimmings will be on the menu. Music will be by Donna Carrier. Tickets can be purchased on Nov. 25 from 9 to 11a.m. in the Orchid Club card room. Cost is $20 per person. Also, please bring a separate check in the amount of $6 each for your 2014 membership. Join us; you will have a great time. And dont forget to fill out the form which was attached to the flyer regarding your residency location and an offer to help the club if possible in your spare time.Performing Arts Company of Oak RunPerforming Arts held elections on Nov. 11 and the following board was chosen for 2014: President, Dick Caza; 1st Vice President, Jerri Shorey; 2nd Vice President, Marlena Yaich; Treasurer, Diana Schmidt; Co-Treasurer, Billie Gabel; Recording Secretary, Linda Noel. New members Patricia Tomaszewski and Karen Cassell were welcomed. The annual holiday dinner party is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 9, in Palm Grove. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Deadline for signing up is Dec. 2. Guests and friends will be charged $17 each. Contact Marlena Yaich. Play Chosen for Spring ProductionThe play selected by PACORs reading committee for the spring 2014 production is Rexs Exes. Its a Southern-fried farce about the Verdeen cousins of Sweetgum, Texas. Hilarious antics are drawn from a big ol slice of life in the sleepy Texas town that creates its own joy and will have you laughing at its quirky fallacies. The play is scheduled for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of April with a special dinner theater performance on the 6th of April. Garth Markum was announced as the plays director. More about Garth in future articles. Tryouts for the play will be the first week of December on Tuesday the 3rd from 10 a.m. to noon and Thursday the 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. in the card room at the Orchid Club. An alternate date and time of Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon is being held in the event an interested party cannot attend either of the two weekday tryouts. This tryout is by appointment only. Please contact Garth Markum to obtain copies of scripts and/or to inquire about tryouts. Laurel OaksThe Laurel Oaks holiday dinner party is being held on Thursday, Dec. 5, at Palm Grove. There will be a social hour beginning at 5 p.m. A holiday buffet will be served at 6 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Fred Campbell. The 50/50 will benefit the Interfaith food pantry. Check the flyer that was left in your cubby for information on the party. For additional information please contact Deb at 352-566-6293. As always, family and friends are invited at no extra charge. Reach Out: Can you help? Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE29 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 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 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 000GLGD 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 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 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 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. Neither do we. First Congregational United Church of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 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 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. 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 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 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 S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECTORY A SK FOR M ICHEL N ORTHSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... Worship Call to 711195 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 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 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 000GP43 Canopy Oak Publix Plaza 352-854-6711 WANTS TO THANK OUR A RTISTIC F AMILY FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT OVER THE YEARS S TOP IN WITH THIS COUPON 15 % OFF Local Delivery and Carry Out SINGLE ITEM Next to OTOW Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm EXP. 11/30/13 000GNJ4

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Begin your holiday festivities with the Landing Lites Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Marion Landing Lifestyle Center. The program is a blend of beautiful sacred and secular music associated with this wonderful time of year. The 35-member resident chorus will be accompanied by Nancy Reid, an accomplished pianist; and the concert will include guest violinist Erica Piferrer and a soprano solo by Sharon Talbert, accompanied by pianist John Kalivoda. Tickets for the concert are $5 and may be purchased at Tuesday morning socials, in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours, and at the door. Come celebrate this most wonderful time of the year with us.50th anniversaries celebratedMarion Landing recognized those residents who have celebrated their 50th Anniversary between Jan. 2007 and Dec. 2012 at a gala event on Sunday, Oct. 27. The celebration included a lovely dinner, music for dancing and listening pleasure, and commemorative photos for the honorees. The event was chaired by Nancy Rife, and she, along with 11 other volunteers, made sure this was a special occasion. Most honorees brought their wedding pictures from 50 (+) years ago, all displayed on a table, and that was particularly enjoyable to see. This wonderful evening is just one of the ways this tight-knit community cares for each other and makes Marion Landing such a great place to live.Holiday Holly Jolly TeaIts tea time at the Lifestyle Center on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. Join us for the 4th Holiday Holly Jolly Tea where you will be able to partake of delicious finger sandwiches, an assortments of sweets and scones, as well as your favorite tea. A variety of teas will be served, in your own tea cup if you choose, but one will gladly be provided if need be. There will also be interesting and unusual entertainment. Tickets are $10 each and are available at Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office. Join us for this special holiday event.Thanksgiving dinnerToday is the last day to purchase your tickets for the communitys Thanksgiving Dinner to be held Thursday, Nov. 28. Dinner will include turkey, cranberry orange relish, old fashioned cornbread dressing, home style mashed potatoes, gravy and beverages; and were asking you bring a vegetable, side dish or dessert to share; so when you purchase your tickets, please indicate what you will be bringing. Tickets are $6 per person and are available today in the Activities Office. Free seminarHow to Survive the First Weeks after the Death of a Loved One is the topic of our next free informational seminar scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. and is presented by Dr. Douglas Routledge of Roberts Funeral Homes. Dr. Routledge is a gifted speaker and skillfully weaves together the seriousness of this topic while adding a sense of humor that makes a difficult subject more easily handled. In this seminar, you will learn that there are certain rules that must be understood and implemented if we are to get through this difficult time. Dr. Routledge will present and discuss these rules, and any questions you have will be addressed. Tickets to reserve your seat at the seminar are $1.00 (refunded to you at the door when you attend) with refreshments to follow. Please pick up your tickets at the Tuesday morning Socials or in the Activities Office.Resident ornaments and cardsTomorrow, a group of volunteers will be decorating our beautiful clubhouse for the holidays. One tradition of Marion Landing is to place ornaments from our residents on two trees set up on our stage. New residents are invited to bring an ornament which is special to them, whether it is from their home state or town or one that reflects their hobbies or interests, down to the Lifestyle Center and place it in a basket on the stage so it can join the hundreds of other ornaments from our residents. Please be sure to put the year you moved into the community on the ornament. Our Salvation Army Angel Tree has been set up inside the doors to the Great Room, and there may still be a few tags left on the tree. If you are interested in adopting an angel and helping a needy child, stop by or call the Activities Office to find out if you can still adopt an angel. Once all the angels have been adopted, the tree will hold Holiday cards sent from residents to the community. You may place your card in the basket on the table by the tree and they will be hung with care by a holiday volunteer. New Years Eve partyRing in the New Year at the Marion Landing New Years Eve party. Tickets are $10 each and will be going on sale at the Nov. 26 Tuesday Social. The party starts at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, and its sure to be a terrific evening with music by Cool Breeze. Sandwiches and snacks will be provided; BYOB and a dish to share. Its dressy casual, so no jeans or shorts, please. Tickets will also be available in the Activities Office during normal ticket sale hours and at all Tuesday Socials.Polymer clay snowman workshopIn our next art workshop, you will learn how to create playful snowmen using polymer clay. Polymer clay is a chemical compound that resembles natural clay. Polymer clay, however, is different from other types of modeling clay in that it can be baked in a home oven at a low temperature, which then hardens and cures your project so it will be around indefinitely! Sheila Ramos, Artist Hub owner and teacher, will lead you through the process of creating four snowmen. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. The cost is $15 and includes instruction and all supplies. 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Southwest Christian Church, 9045 SW 60th Ave. (south off State Road 200), Ocala, phone 352-861-9080, http//www.swccocala.com.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday Day services at Friendship Baptist Church on Nov. 24 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, Ill Take the Old Highway. 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. This Tuesday Night at 7 there will be a special Thanksgiving Concert given by Linda Brown and her daughters; Tina Mineo, Vicki Helbert and Randa Blackley. Please join us. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 SW 105th St,, off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.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 communitywide 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.Maranatha Baptist ChurchThe Maranatha Baptist Church Choir will present a Christmas musical Once Upon A Miracle under the direction of Joyce Warner, and co-directors, Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker, on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 10:45 a.m. All are invited to come and celebrate this special time of year with us. The AWANA (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) program continues every Sunday evening from 6 to 7:30 for children ages 4 to 18. The program is under the direction of Commander Chris Bailey and Vanessa Bailey. They want to share the love of Christ. AWANA is an exciting program of Christian learning and games of competition with awards. AWANA is an ongoing program and registration is always open. For further information, please call 352-3475683. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 as hospital staff; police officers; fire fighters and ambulance attendants are used to such hardships. Waitresses, cooks and other restaurant personnel will also miss out on family and friends. Likewise, our military personnel will be standing watch. When we opt for these professions, we generally expect that our holidays will be spent away from home. Retail staff personnel are not used to working holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas however and this will likely put a hardship on them. It has been suggested that if people refused to shop at retailers that open on Thanksgiving; the stores would discontinue this practice. Unfortunately, boycotts are seldom successful and I suspect that this one would be also. Wouldnt it be great though if the owners and managers of retail outlets had family and friends that they loved more than their own business; if being together with children and grandchildren was more important to them than the bottom line? Wouldnt it be equally as great if shoppers could be happy to enjoy a day off; free from work and responsibilities to have time to enjoy the companionship and love of family and friends? What would be truly great is if all Americans could forget the almighty dollar for a day and instead say, Thank you to the Almighty. That is what I plan to do, and my wish is that you will enjoy doing the same; Happy Thanksgiving. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 SYCAMORE ROW By John Grisham Those who read A Time to Kill will enjoy this wellpaced sequel in which all the characters from the first book return. Even if you cant remember Time Grisham catches you up. Its been three years since Jake Brigance defended Carl Lee Hailey who gunned down the men who raped and tried to murder his 10year-old daughter. Hailey was black and the men were white. Now in small town Clanton, Mississippi Brigance takes on another case simmering with racial tension. A wealthy man named Seth Hubbard hanged himself from a sycamore tree after writing a last-minute Holograph Will leaving 90 percent of his vast estate, thought to be $24 million, to his black housekeeper, Lettie Lang, and nothing to his two children. That will is now the centerpiece of the novel as hordes of lawyers descend on Clanton. Brigances sole interest in the case is honoring Hubbards last wishes that he made clear before he died in a letter sent to Jake along with the will. The case is timely for Jake and his family who have been struggling financially since the Hailey trial. The Klan burned their house to the ground and the insurance company is balking at paying anything more than the mortgages the family owes. Meanwhile theyre living in a cramped rental with little money coming in. Brigance made a mere $900 for defending Hailey. Two questions hover over the proceedings: Did Seths children deserve to be cut out of the will? What did Lettie Lang do to warrant this fortune? As news of their fathers death reaches Herschel Hubbard and Ramona Dafoe, they hurry to Seths home, eager to know how much money they can anticipate. Little do they know of the provisions of the last will. Immediately, they order Lettie about and start speculating about their fathers wealth. Ramona even cries a few crocodile tears but Lettie is not fooled. She knew how little Mr. Hershel and Mrs. Dafoe had seen of their father during his illness. The contested will has all the twists and turns weve come to expect from Grisham. And one of the real pleasures of Sycamore is the return of Brigance, with whom the author most clearly identifies. So if the conclusion is predictable, its only because Grisham stories are always morality tales. Recommended. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 There will be no meeting in January so your presence at this working meeting is even more important than usual. Our meetings are open to all Cherrywood residents who want to see the good works that our Veterans Club is doing for our community.Accordion ClubDue to the Thanksgiving holiday, our Accordion Club will be meeting on Friday, Nov. 22 instead of its usual date of the third Wednesday of the month. Starting at 5:30, Dick Richards will have the beginners and new players on hand to display their talents and progress. As the evening moves along, the more advanced players continue the musical entertainment and by the end of the evening, the full band; accordions galore; singers and dancers all take the floor in an explosion of talent and expertise. Often guest musicians and gifted regulars stop in to support and play with the group.Trim a treeEach year the residents of Cherrywood gather to decorate the clubhouse for Christmas and this of course includes our Christmas tree. Our new residents are asked to bring an ornament to put on the tree with their name and the year that they moved in on it. Then, each year there after, the decoration is brought out of storage and they hang it again. Some of our residents have ornaments they have been putting up for over 20 years. In addition to this great tradition, our Songbirds will be on hand to provide us with songs of the season to put everyone in the mood. The musical portion of the show is highlighted by the famous Twelve Days of Christmas contest. Each table of guests is given a verse of the Twelve Days of Christmas to sing as loudly as they possibly can and the winning table wins a prize. There have been some people who end up hoarse but winners none the less. Everyone is asked to bring a Christmas refreshment of some kind to pass around; cookies; cakes; brownies; or other goodies. While lemonade and iced tea are going to be available, feel free to bring your own libations if you wish. The fun starts at 6 and goes until the last strains of Twelve Days die down. Dont miss this years trim a tree party. The dress is casual; the atmosphere is fun; and the season is jolly.Movie nightFred and Jay have outdone themselves this month with the movie Red 2. This flick grossed over $18 million when it was released and enjoys a four-star rating. Bruce Willis; John Malkovich and Helen Mirren star as a group of retired CIA agents who are called out to try and recover a nuclear device that threatens the peace of the world. Youll enjoy not only the action but also the humor is this picture as the agents head to Paris; Moscow and other world capitals. Battling government officials and terrorists, the agents face danger at every turn. Enjoy the comfortable seating and free pop corn and lemonade as you look at our big screen and enjoy the action. Of course you can bring your own candy; snacks and drinks if you wish. Show time is 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.Bocce Ball time changeEvery Saturday night at 7 our Bocce Ball players and their fans gather at our Bocce courts behind the clubhouse. This has become not only a fun contest for our Bocce players but has evolved into a social evening for many of our residents. Some play the game; some root them on while others just sit around the pool and chat. Bring a drink and a snack if you like and join the crowd at the clubhouse. If the weather is too cold; rainy or otherwise inclement, everyone sits around the fireplace inside so come out no matter; rain or shine. Since its at night; that would be moon shine. Holiday Open HouseOn Saturday, Dec. 21, the first of its kind Holiday Open House will be held for the entire Cherrywood Community. One of the contests and activities that will be taking place is the ugly sweater or tie contest. You might have sadistic children like I do who pride themselves in picking out the most outrageous sweaters and ties for you or you might have a visually challenged aunt who likes to sew you that special sweater. You are encouraged to don them for this gala event and you could win a prize. There will also be a Chinese Auction and contest judging for those who wish to participate. This is where you get a gift and give a gift and then people go around swapping; oh, and you must swap if asked. Refreshments will include Christmas punch and Eggnog and of course if you want to spike it with your own adult beverage, thats OK too. Everyone is asked to bring a Christmas dessert to pass around. Entertainment will be by our own Rich Becotte who will be playing some easy listening Christmas songs as well as some tunes to please our dancers. There will be 50/50 drawings; raffles and just a whole lot of stuff going on and the nice part is that this event is free. Just get your tickets from Geri and plan to be at the clubhouse from 7 until 9 on Saturday the 21st of December. Christmas TriviaJoin Donna James and the gang on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 in the clubhouse for our Christmas Trivia game. This is a fun night of brain teasing and a chance to win not only a few bucks but also bragging rights for an entire month. Teams of three and four people get together with an answer sheet. Questions are put up on the big screen and the teams come up with their best response. At the end, answer sheets are exchanged and papers graded. Thats when the competition gets serious; or as serious as we ever get which isnt very often. You can come alone and be put with a team or bring two or three friends and make up a team of your own. Get to know your neighbors and see just how much you know about the holiday season. The cost is $1 per person and you are welcome to bring refreshments to enjoy while you are figuring out the correct answers. Dress casual; sit in the comfortable atmosphere of the clubhouse and relax as you match wits with friends and neighbors. Bring a Christmas dessert to pass around and come share a special evening of Trivia.New Years Eve PartyEach Dec. 31 the residents of Cherrywood gather in the clubhouse to ring in the New Year with style and grace. Party favors and champagne are on the tables and special entertainment will be provided by Rainbow Connection. This is the most formal of all the celebrations we have here at Cherrywood. Everyone dresses in their semi-formal or formal attire and if last year was any indication, we clean up pretty good. Rainbow Connection is a favorite band for us and it has become tradition that they perform every New Years Eve. Hot hors doeuvres will be served while the band plays and we count down the last few hours of 2013 in hopeful anticipation of 2014. Bring you own beverages to this gala event and enjoy ringing in the New Year with friends and neighbors. Tickets are $10 and can be obtained from Geri in the office. From your reporter Next week we will be celebrating the beautiful holiday of Thanksgiving. Officially established by President Lincoln during the Civil War, he rightfully thought that even during that terrible struggle, Americans had much to be thankful for. This year a controversy has arisen because some retail stores plan to open on Thanksgiving Day instead of waiting for Black Friday. Now usually, I dont enter into controversial subjects but this one seems relatively harmless. Cherrywood is a 55 plus community and most of our residents dont work in the retail business. They will be free to enjoy family and friends; hopefully around a table filled with good food and good cheer. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Veterans Day observed in Cherrywood On Nov. 11 starting at 11 in the morning, Cherrywood observed Veterans Day with pomp and circumstance. The Color Guard under the direction of Jerry Moscariello did a stellar performance; guest speaker Al Morrison delivered poignant remarks; bugler Joe Gignac paid honors to our fallen heroes and the Songbirds were well received at their debut. More than 100 people shared the picnic lunch of hamburgers; hot dogs; potato salad; and beans; prepared by Bill Brotherhood and friends. Marty Duesel and his team of volunteers made sure the delicious food was served in a timely and efficient manner much to the delight of everyone in attendance. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F Kennedy, the Songbirds sang the Navy Hymn while Veterans Club officers posted the MIA/POW flag. When the moving service was concluded and everyone had eaten, the prizes were drawn for the gift basket and Fran Hall was the winner. In addition, we had several 50/50 winners and raffle prizes included tickets for the Veterans Cruise drawing in February. All of the proceeds of the 50/50 drawings were dedicated to the Veterans Club Patriot Dog fund. We thank all of the volunteers and the over 100 attendees who shared Veterans Day with us. Patriot Dog Project moving forwardThe Cherrywood Veterans Club in cooperation with the Patriot Dog project is attempting to provide $2,500 by the first of the year to purchase and train a dog for a disabled veteran. Cherrywood John Everlove Patriot Dog is a totally volunteer organization that places a trained service dog with a disabled veteran free of charge. Training the dog; matching it with a veteran and then training for the two to work in concert takes approximately two years. It is an extensive and exhaustive program but worth every penny and worth every second. In just over a month, your Veterans Club has raised approximately half of the needed money to start off the New Year for a heroic veteran with a promise and a hope for the future. We still however, desperately need your help. Whether you are an individual; a business person or a member of an organization and you would like to make a contribution towards this goal; please send what ever you can to Cherrywood Veterans Club; Dog project. Mail your check or money order to Geri at 6253 SW 100 Loop, Ocala Fl 34476. If you would like a representative to pick up your donation, call President Mahar at 873-1341 and one of our officers will be glad to stop by. Make a difference in the life of a disabled veteran in 2014; make a tax deductible donation today. The Cherrywood Veterans Club thanks you for your support and assistance. Toys for TotsTraditionally, Cherrywood residents have had a tree in the clubhouse with the names of families in need on it. Residents would take a name from the tree and try to make their Christmas celebration a bit more enjoyable. This year however, in order to reach more children in our community, we have teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps and we are now part of the Toys for Tots project. In our clubhouse is a large bin for donations. You can pick up a new, unwrapped toy for a boy or girl and drop it off when you come in. Let your heart be your guide for deciding on the toy or toys that will make a childs eyes light up on Christmas morning. All contributions are accepted and welcomed. We thank all of you for being Santas helpers this year and remember, this donation bin is available to everyone; not just our residents. Important Veterans Club meetingOn Thursday, Dec 5 at 2 in the afternoon, come to the clubhouse and join the Veterans Club for this all important business meeting. Traditionally our December meeting is when we disburse our charitable funds; review the years activities and form plans for the future. Your input is important so dont miss out on this opportunity to share your thoughts and opinions with our Board. Veterans Day speaker Al Morrison and Veterans Club President Bill Mahar. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE18 000GKFB Italian Restaurant & Pizza Italian Restaurant & Pizza (352) 861-2828 A Taste of Brooklyn in Ocala JASMINE SQUARE 6106 SW State Rd. 200 MONDAY SPECIAL TUESDAY SPECIAL Spaghetti & Meatballs $6.99 Large Cheese Pizza $6.99 000GNSC M UST PRESENT COUPON E XPIRES 12/6/13 352.237.5033 www.tikiislandyogurt.com Before the intersection of SR-200 and CR-484 next to IHOP 11100 SW 93rd Court Road, Unit 2, Ocala Endless Toppings: KiwiStrawberriesPineappleCherries RaspberriesGranolaPeanutsM&Ms Cookies Chocolate ChipsSprinklesGummy BearsCoconutAnd More! 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Sherman Drive, Citrus Springs, FL 34434 1 2 3 4 Single Entry: $60 Foursome: $240 (includes Golf Prizes & Lunch) For sponsorship and other information call The Pro Shop at 352-465-0986 or 1.888.886.1309 (toll free) $60 entry includes golf, prizes & lunch! Are you ready for the challenge? Sponsors needed! $100 hole sponsorships! $340 foursome & hole sponsor

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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Veterans Day observed in Cherrywood On Nov. 11 starting at 11 in the morning, Cherrywood observed Veterans Day with pomp and circumstance. The Color Guard under the direction of Jerry Moscariello did a stellar performance; guest speaker Al Morrison delivered poignant remarks; bugler Joe Gignac paid honors to our fallen heroes and the Songbirds were well received at their debut. More than 100 people shared the picnic lunch of hamburgers; hot dogs; potato salad; and beans; prepared by Bill Brotherhood and friends. Marty Duesel and his team of volunteers made sure the delicious food was served in a timely and efficient manner much to the delight of everyone in attendance. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F Kennedy, the Songbirds sang the Navy Hymn while Veterans Club officers posted the MIA/POW flag. When the moving service was concluded and everyone had eaten, the prizes were drawn for the gift basket and Fran Hall was the winner. In addition, we had several 50/50 winners and raffle prizes included tickets for the Veterans Cruise drawing in February. All of the proceeds of the 50/50 drawings were dedicated to the Veterans Club Patriot Dog fund. We thank all of the volunteers and the over 100 attendees who shared Veterans Day with us. Patriot Dog Project moving forwardThe Cherrywood Veterans Club in cooperation with the Patriot Dog project is attempting to provide $2,500 by the first of the year to purchase and train a dog for a disabled veteran. Cherrywood John Everlove Patriot Dog is a totally volunteer organization that places a trained service dog with a disabled veteran free of charge. Training the dog; matching it with a veteran and then training for the two to work in concert takes approximately two years. It is an extensive and exhaustive program but worth every penny and worth every second. In just over a month, your Veterans Club has raised approximately half of the needed money to start off the New Year for a heroic veteran with a promise and a hope for the future. We still however, desperately need your help. Whether you are an individual; a business person or a member of an organization and you would like to make a contribution towards this goal; please send what ever you can to Cherrywood Veterans Club; Dog project. Mail your check or money order to Geri at 6253 SW 100 Loop, Ocala Fl 34476. If you would like a representative to pick up your donation, call President Mahar at 873-1341 and one of our officers will be glad to stop by. Make a difference in the life of a disabled veteran in 2014; make a tax deductible donation today. The Cherrywood Veterans Club thanks you for your support and assistance. Toys for TotsTraditionally, Cherrywood residents have had a tree in the clubhouse with the names of families in need on it. Residents would take a name from the tree and try to make their Christmas celebration a bit more enjoyable. This year however, in order to reach more children in our community, we have teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps and we are now part of the Toys for Tots project. In our clubhouse is a large bin for donations. You can pick up a new, unwrapped toy for a boy or girl and drop it off when you come in. Let your heart be your guide for deciding on the toy or toys that will make a childs eyes light up on Christmas morning. All contributions are accepted and welcomed. We thank all of you for being Santas helpers this year and remember, this donation bin is available to everyone; not just our residents. Important Veterans Club meetingOn Thursday, Dec 5 at 2 in the afternoon, come to the clubhouse and join the Veterans Club for this all important business meeting. Traditionally our December meeting is when we disburse our charitable funds; review the years activities and form plans for the future. Your input is important so dont miss out on this opportunity to share your thoughts and opinions with our Board. Veterans Day speaker Al Morrison and Veterans Club President Bill Mahar. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE18 000GKFB Italian Restaurant & Pizza Italian Restaurant & Pizza (352) 861-2828 A Taste of Brooklyn in Ocala JASMINE SQUARE 6106 SW State Rd. 200 MONDAY SPECIAL TUESDAY SPECIAL Spaghetti & Meatballs $6.99 Large Cheese Pizza $6.99 000GNSC M UST PRESENT COUPON E XPIRES 12/6/13 352.237.5033 www.tikiislandyogurt.com Before the intersection of SR-200 and CR-484 next to IHOP 11100 SW 93rd Court Road, Unit 2, Ocala Endless Toppings: KiwiStrawberriesPineappleCherries RaspberriesGranolaPeanutsM&Ms Cookies Chocolate ChipsSprinklesGummy BearsCoconutAnd More! 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Suite 12, Ocala, FL Mon-Thur 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-11pm Sunday 11am-9pm 402-0003 Buy 1 Meal Get 1 at 1/2 OFF Equal or Lesser Value With purchase of 2 drinks With coupon Exp. 12/1/13 000GG2M Monday Friday Chicken Parmigiana with pasta or 14 PIZZA one topping Lunch 10:30 am 3:00 pm 8810 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala FL 34481 854-1000 www.carminesocala.com 000GPMK Carmines $ 6 95 000GO9G OASIS RESTAURANT OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, FL 34476 237-4598 Mon-Sat. 6:30am-7pm Sun. 6:30am-3pm Come Check Out Our Daily Specials HAVE YOUR NEXT EVENT WITH US! 237-4598 Accepting Reservations for Thanksgiving Accepting Reservations for Thanksgiving With peas/carrots, butternut squash soup or salad, dinner roll. Drink & Dessert included. Turkey/Dressing w/Mashed Potatoes Sliced Ham w/Mashed Sweet Potatoes OR $ 14 99 Mon. 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Now Hiring Naomi Furbush 352-479-0123 Tee times & information www.eldiablogolf.com 352-465-0986 352-465-0986 18 Hole Championship Golf Course Rated 4 1 2 Stars by Golf Digest El Diablo is beautiful, challlenging, spectacular! located at 10405 N. Sherman Dr Citrus Springs, FL 34434 000Gnrt 1 st A NNUAL 1 st A NNUAL G OLF S CRAMBLE G OLF S CRAMBLE GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB Shotgun Start Saturday, December 7, 8:30 am Saturday, December 7, 8:30 am Shotgun Start Registration begins at 7:15 am to benefit Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Support a great cause! Sponsors needed! $1000 Title Sponsor: excellent package includes radio, print & internet advertising, electronic billboard messages, course signage! Are you ready for the challenge of ElDiablo? 1st Annual Golf Scramble at El Diablo: Send payment & registration form to El Diablo Golf & Country Club, 10405 N. Sherman Drive, Citrus Springs, FL 34434 1 2 3 4 Single Entry: $60 Foursome: $240 (includes Golf Prizes & Lunch) For sponsorship and other information call The Pro Shop at 352-465-0986 or 1.888.886.1309 (toll free) $60 entry includes golf, prizes & lunch! Are you ready for the challenge? Sponsors needed! $100 hole sponsorships! $340 foursome & hole sponsor

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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 There will be no meeting in January so your presence at this working meeting is even more important than usual. Our meetings are open to all Cherrywood residents who want to see the good works that our Veterans Club is doing for our community.Accordion ClubDue to the Thanksgiving holiday, our Accordion Club will be meeting on Friday, Nov. 22 instead of its usual date of the third Wednesday of the month. Starting at 5:30, Dick Richards will have the beginners and new players on hand to display their talents and progress. As the evening moves along, the more advanced players continue the musical entertainment and by the end of the evening, the full band; accordions galore; singers and dancers all take the floor in an explosion of talent and expertise. Often guest musicians and gifted regulars stop in to support and play with the group.Trim a treeEach year the residents of Cherrywood gather to decorate the clubhouse for Christmas and this of course includes our Christmas tree. Our new residents are asked to bring an ornament to put on the tree with their name and the year that they moved in on it. Then, each year there after, the decoration is brought out of storage and they hang it again. Some of our residents have ornaments they have been putting up for over 20 years. In addition to this great tradition, our Songbirds will be on hand to provide us with songs of the season to put everyone in the mood. The musical portion of the show is highlighted by the famous Twelve Days of Christmas contest. Each table of guests is given a verse of the Twelve Days of Christmas to sing as loudly as they possibly can and the winning table wins a prize. There have been some people who end up hoarse but winners none the less. Everyone is asked to bring a Christmas refreshment of some kind to pass around; cookies; cakes; brownies; or other goodies. While lemonade and iced tea are going to be available, feel free to bring your own libations if you wish. The fun starts at 6 and goes until the last strains of Twelve Days die down. Dont miss this years trim a tree party. The dress is casual; the atmosphere is fun; and the season is jolly.Movie nightFred and Jay have outdone themselves this month with the movie Red 2. This flick grossed over $18 million when it was released and enjoys a four-star rating. Bruce Willis; John Malkovich and Helen Mirren star as a group of retired CIA agents who are called out to try and recover a nuclear device that threatens the peace of the world. Youll enjoy not only the action but also the humor is this picture as the agents head to Paris; Moscow and other world capitals. Battling government officials and terrorists, the agents face danger at every turn. Enjoy the comfortable seating and free pop corn and lemonade as you look at our big screen and enjoy the action. Of course you can bring your own candy; snacks and drinks if you wish. Show time is 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.Bocce Ball time changeEvery Saturday night at 7 our Bocce Ball players and their fans gather at our Bocce courts behind the clubhouse. This has become not only a fun contest for our Bocce players but has evolved into a social evening for many of our residents. Some play the game; some root them on while others just sit around the pool and chat. Bring a drink and a snack if you like and join the crowd at the clubhouse. If the weather is too cold; rainy or otherwise inclement, everyone sits around the fireplace inside so come out no matter; rain or shine. Since its at night; that would be moon shine. Holiday Open HouseOn Saturday, Dec. 21, the first of its kind Holiday Open House will be held for the entire Cherrywood Community. One of the contests and activities that will be taking place is the ugly sweater or tie contest. You might have sadistic children like I do who pride themselves in picking out the most outrageous sweaters and ties for you or you might have a visually challenged aunt who likes to sew you that special sweater. You are encouraged to don them for this gala event and you could win a prize. There will also be a Chinese Auction and contest judging for those who wish to participate. This is where you get a gift and give a gift and then people go around swapping; oh, and you must swap if asked. Refreshments will include Christmas punch and Eggnog and of course if you want to spike it with your own adult beverage, thats OK too. Everyone is asked to bring a Christmas dessert to pass around. Entertainment will be by our own Rich Becotte who will be playing some easy listening Christmas songs as well as some tunes to please our dancers. There will be 50/50 drawings; raffles and just a whole lot of stuff going on and the nice part is that this event is free. Just get your tickets from Geri and plan to be at the clubhouse from 7 until 9 on Saturday the 21st of December. Christmas TriviaJoin Donna James and the gang on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 in the clubhouse for our Christmas Trivia game. This is a fun night of brain teasing and a chance to win not only a few bucks but also bragging rights for an entire month. Teams of three and four people get together with an answer sheet. Questions are put up on the big screen and the teams come up with their best response. At the end, answer sheets are exchanged and papers graded. Thats when the competition gets serious; or as serious as we ever get which isnt very often. You can come alone and be put with a team or bring two or three friends and make up a team of your own. Get to know your neighbors and see just how much you know about the holiday season. The cost is $1 per person and you are welcome to bring refreshments to enjoy while you are figuring out the correct answers. Dress casual; sit in the comfortable atmosphere of the clubhouse and relax as you match wits with friends and neighbors. Bring a Christmas dessert to pass around and come share a special evening of Trivia.New Years Eve PartyEach Dec. 31 the residents of Cherrywood gather in the clubhouse to ring in the New Year with style and grace. Party favors and champagne are on the tables and special entertainment will be provided by Rainbow Connection. This is the most formal of all the celebrations we have here at Cherrywood. Everyone dresses in their semi-formal or formal attire and if last year was any indication, we clean up pretty good. Rainbow Connection is a favorite band for us and it has become tradition that they perform every New Years Eve. Hot hors doeuvres will be served while the band plays and we count down the last few hours of 2013 in hopeful anticipation of 2014. Bring you own beverages to this gala event and enjoy ringing in the New Year with friends and neighbors. Tickets are $10 and can be obtained from Geri in the office. From your reporter Next week we will be celebrating the beautiful holiday of Thanksgiving. Officially established by President Lincoln during the Civil War, he rightfully thought that even during that terrible struggle, Americans had much to be thankful for. This year a controversy has arisen because some retail stores plan to open on Thanksgiving Day instead of waiting for Black Friday. Now usually, I dont enter into controversial subjects but this one seems relatively harmless. Cherrywood is a 55 plus community and most of our residents dont work in the retail business. They will be free to enjoy family and friends; hopefully around a table filled with good food and good cheer. Those who will be forced to work on Thanksgiving will most likely not be able to share this traditional family time. Of course our emergency personnel such PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE19 NAILS, TANNING & SPA FAMILY TO YOURS Nail Care and Tanning for Ladies and Gentlemen 000GPBV 6160 SW Hwy. 200 Suite 106 Ocala, FL 34476 In Jasmine Plaza across the street from Xpress Lube Mon.-Fri. 9am 7pm Gift Cards Available APPOINTMENTS 352-351-3800 Manicure Pedicure Gel/Long-Term Polish Fills Full Sets Designs 3-D Designs Massage Therapy Tanning Waxing We Speak English Hablamos Espaol NO MMA Happy Thanksgiving from the Save 20% ANY Service Over $20 Must Present Coupon Expires November 30, 2013 000GHB0 Tours Tours Tours ToursCall 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!!! 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Southwest Christian Church, 9045 SW 60th Ave. (south off State Road 200), Ocala, phone 352-861-9080, http//www.swccocala.com.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday Day services at Friendship Baptist Church on Nov. 24 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, Ill Take the Old Highway. 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. This Tuesday Night at 7 there will be a special Thanksgiving Concert given by Linda Brown and her daughters; Tina Mineo, Vicki Helbert and Randa Blackley. Please join us. All are welcome to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 SW 105th St,, off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.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 communitywide 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.Maranatha Baptist ChurchThe Maranatha Baptist Church Choir will present a Christmas musical Once Upon A Miracle under the direction of Joyce Warner, and co-directors, Shirley Roberts and Mary Walker, on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 10:45 a.m. All are invited to come and celebrate this special time of year with us. The AWANA (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) program continues every Sunday evening from 6 to 7:30 for children ages 4 to 18. The program is under the direction of Commander Chris Bailey and Vanessa Bailey. They want to share the love of Christ. AWANA is an exciting program of Christian learning and games of competition with awards. AWANA is an ongoing program and registration is always open. For further information, please call 352-3475683. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 as hospital staff; police officers; fire fighters and ambulance attendants are used to such hardships. Waitresses, cooks and other restaurant personnel will also miss out on family and friends. Likewise, our military personnel will be standing watch. When we opt for these professions, we generally expect that our holidays will be spent away from home. Retail staff personnel are not used to working holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas however and this will likely put a hardship on them. It has been suggested that if people refused to shop at retailers that open on Thanksgiving; the stores would discontinue this practice. Unfortunately, boycotts are seldom successful and I suspect that this one would be also. Wouldnt it be great though if the owners and managers of retail outlets had family and friends that they loved more than their own business; if being together with children and grandchildren was more important to them than the bottom line? Wouldnt it be equally as great if shoppers could be happy to enjoy a day off; free from work and responsibilities to have time to enjoy the companionship and love of family and friends? What would be truly great is if all Americans could forget the almighty dollar for a day and instead say, Thank you to the Almighty. That is what I plan to do, and my wish is that you will enjoy doing the same; Happy Thanksgiving. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 SYCAMORE ROW By John Grisham Those who read A Time to Kill will enjoy this wellpaced sequel in which all the characters from the first book return. Even if you cant remember Time Grisham catches you up. Its been three years since Jake Brigance defended Carl Lee Hailey who gunned down the men who raped and tried to murder his 10year-old daughter. Hailey was black and the men were white. Now in small town Clanton, Mississippi Brigance takes on another case simmering with racial tension. A wealthy man named Seth Hubbard hanged himself from a sycamore tree after writing a last-minute Holograph Will leaving 90 percent of his vast estate, thought to be $24 million, to his black housekeeper, Lettie Lang, and nothing to his two children. That will is now the centerpiece of the novel as hordes of lawyers descend on Clanton. Brigances sole interest in the case is honoring Hubbards last wishes that he made clear before he died in a letter sent to Jake along with the will. The case is timely for Jake and his family who have been struggling financially since the Hailey trial. The Klan burned their house to the ground and the insurance company is balking at paying anything more than the mortgages the family owes. Meanwhile theyre living in a cramped rental with little money coming in. Brigance made a mere $900 for defending Hailey. Two questions hover over the proceedings: Did Seths children deserve to be cut out of the will? What did Lettie Lang do to warrant this fortune? As news of their fathers death reaches Herschel Hubbard and Ramona Dafoe, they hurry to Seths home, eager to know how much money they can anticipate. Little do they know of the provisions of the last will. Immediately, they order Lettie about and start speculating about their fathers wealth. Ramona even cries a few crocodile tears but Lettie is not fooled. She knew how little Mr. Hershel and Mrs. Dafoe had seen of their father during his illness. The contested will has all the twists and turns weve come to expect from Grisham. And one of the real pleasures of Sycamore is the return of Brigance, with whom the author most clearly identifies. So if the conclusion is predictable, its only because Grisham stories are always morality tales. Recommended. 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Begin your holiday festivities with the Landing Lites Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Marion Landing Lifestyle Center. The program is a blend of beautiful sacred and secular music associated with this wonderful time of year. The 35-member resident chorus will be accompanied by Nancy Reid, an accomplished pianist; and the concert will include guest violinist Erica Piferrer and a soprano solo by Sharon Talbert, accompanied by pianist John Kalivoda. Tickets for the concert are $5 and may be purchased at Tuesday morning socials, in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours, and at the door. Come celebrate this most wonderful time of the year with us.50th anniversaries celebratedMarion Landing recognized those residents who have celebrated their 50th Anniversary between Jan. 2007 and Dec. 2012 at a gala event on Sunday, Oct. 27. The celebration included a lovely dinner, music for dancing and listening pleasure, and commemorative photos for the honorees. The event was chaired by Nancy Rife, and she, along with 11 other volunteers, made sure this was a special occasion. Most honorees brought their wedding pictures from 50 (+) years ago, all displayed on a table, and that was particularly enjoyable to see. This wonderful evening is just one of the ways this tight-knit community cares for each other and makes Marion Landing such a great place to live.Holiday Holly Jolly TeaIts tea time at the Lifestyle Center on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. Join us for the 4th Holiday Holly Jolly Tea where you will be able to partake of delicious finger sandwiches, an assortments of sweets and scones, as well as your favorite tea. A variety of teas will be served, in your own tea cup if you choose, but one will gladly be provided if need be. There will also be interesting and unusual entertainment. Tickets are $10 each and are available at Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office. Join us for this special holiday event.Thanksgiving dinnerToday is the last day to purchase your tickets for the communitys Thanksgiving Dinner to be held Thursday, Nov. 28. Dinner will include turkey, cranberry orange relish, old fashioned cornbread dressing, home style mashed potatoes, gravy and beverages; and were asking you bring a vegetable, side dish or dessert to share; so when you purchase your tickets, please indicate what you will be bringing. Tickets are $6 per person and are available today in the Activities Office. Free seminarHow to Survive the First Weeks after the Death of a Loved One is the topic of our next free informational seminar scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. and is presented by Dr. Douglas Routledge of Roberts Funeral Homes. Dr. Routledge is a gifted speaker and skillfully weaves together the seriousness of this topic while adding a sense of humor that makes a difficult subject more easily handled. In this seminar, you will learn that there are certain rules that must be understood and implemented if we are to get through this difficult time. Dr. Routledge will present and discuss these rules, and any questions you have will be addressed. Tickets to reserve your seat at the seminar are $1.00 (refunded to you at the door when you attend) with refreshments to follow. Please pick up your tickets at the Tuesday morning Socials or in the Activities Office.Resident ornaments and cardsTomorrow, a group of volunteers will be decorating our beautiful clubhouse for the holidays. One tradition of Marion Landing is to place ornaments from our residents on two trees set up on our stage. New residents are invited to bring an ornament which is special to them, whether it is from their home state or town or one that reflects their hobbies or interests, down to the Lifestyle Center and place it in a basket on the stage so it can join the hundreds of other ornaments from our residents. Please be sure to put the year you moved into the community on the ornament. Our Salvation Army Angel Tree has been set up inside the doors to the Great Room, and there may still be a few tags left on the tree. If you are interested in adopting an angel and helping a needy child, stop by or call the Activities Office to find out if you can still adopt an angel. Once all the angels have been adopted, the tree will hold Holiday cards sent from residents to the community. You may place your card in the basket on the table by the tree and they will be hung with care by a holiday volunteer. New Years Eve partyRing in the New Year at the Marion Landing New Years Eve party. Tickets are $10 each and will be going on sale at the Nov. 26 Tuesday Social. The party starts at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, and its sure to be a terrific evening with music by Cool Breeze. Sandwiches and snacks will be provided; BYOB and a dish to share. Its dressy casual, so no jeans or shorts, please. Tickets will also be available in the Activities Office during normal ticket sale hours and at all Tuesday Socials.Polymer clay snowman workshopIn our next art workshop, you will learn how to create playful snowmen using polymer clay. Polymer clay is a chemical compound that resembles natural clay. Polymer clay, however, is different from other types of modeling clay in that it can be baked in a home oven at a low temperature, which then hardens and cures your project so it will be around indefinitely! Sheila Ramos, Artist Hub owner and teacher, will lead you through the process of creating four snowmen. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. The cost is $15 and includes instruction and all supplies. New students to crafting are welcome, put please sign up early as space in the class is limited.Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Landing Lites concert is Dec. 7 Marion Landing Diane Bress Photo by Harry Therien Marion Landing 50th Anniversary celebration volunteers (back row from left) Art and Joan Dopler, Howard Shay, Dot Abril, Rachel Glenn, Pat Mershimer, Chair Nancy Rife, Toni Niemeyer, Sharon and Ken Talbert; (front row from left) Marty and Merry Anne Krell (not shown: Fran Abril; Gordon Herrick; John Kalivoda, pianist; Harry Therien, photographer) PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE29 R AMUNNO L AW F IRM P A Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq. Member of Florida Bar and New York Bar 352-854-5570 www.ramunnolawfirm.com 000GFLY Ramunno Law Firm MAIN OFFICE OFF HWY. 200 Jasmine Professional Park 7500 SW 61st Ave., #100 Ocala, FL 34476 We offer free consultations for Estate Planning Serving clients in Florida for 24 years. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 000GQ3Z 12~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com son, particularly Christmas, then let us who love the holiday season, especially Christmas, enjoy it. I advise those who do not enjoy the holiday season to go up to Western Pennsylvania, find Punxsutawney Phil and spend the winter with him. We will be sure to look for you come spring. I like how the apostle Paul put it. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things (1 Corinthians 13:10). Some people, I am not mentioning who, needs to just grow up and stop acting so childish. I will celebrate the holiday season for the simple reason that Gods amazing grace has brought me through another year.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 1866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Religion Christs Church of Marion CountyFriday, Nov. 22: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24: The Talleys, progressive southern gospel concert, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26: Womens Crafts, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29: Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 S.W. 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org. .Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Sunday. Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with staffed nursery and childrens classes available during worship. We welcome all visitors to come and worship with us. 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. Friday, Nov. 22: Golden Servants (seniors 55+) meet at 6 p.m. at the church for a carryin 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, visitors are welcome and do PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE14 What is Reach Out, you say? It is neighbors helping neighbors. Assistance is offered in the areas of transportation to medical appointments, home repair, problems with alcohol, daily calls and VCR/TV/computers. Their next meeting is Monday, Nov. 25, at 4 p.m. in the card room of the Orchid Club. You are invited to attend to learn more about the program and perhaps volunteer to help with their greatly needed services. Election of officers will take place at this meeting.Hoofin It for HospiceOn a brisk Florida fall morning, many Oak Runners gathered to walk in our annual Hoofin It for Hospice. Following their short trip around a course that meandered through Eagles Point, they returned to Palm Grove and enjoyed breakfast of bagels, donuts, Danish and fruit which were donated by Bagelicious, Walmart and Publix. The Hoofin was a total success raising almost $12,000 for Hospices Legacy House, which is located just across State Road 200 from Oak Runs main gate. The total included donations raised at a Roarin s dance held the night before. There were a number of volunteers that helped make this years Hoofin another success, too many to name, but significant recognition does go to Andrew and Inga Crane and Damian and Audrey Romano for their efforts in garnering the most contributions from Oak Run.Troubadours Sing at Christmas and in SpringWant to remind everyone once again that the Oak Run Christmas tree trim will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. at Palm Grove. This is a change from the usual Sunday date that has been traditional in the past. Hope you will come and join in for a fun and uplifting afternoon. Troubadours continue to prepare for their annual spring concert for 2014 which will be held on Thursday, April 10, and Friday, April 11 at Palm Grove at 7 p.m. They say they have quite a few new numbers which will be fun and challenging to learn. But thats what they like, a challenge. Director Mary Beth Lake is so good at teaching them new things and thats what makes it interesting. If you would like to be a part of the Troubadours, you can call Mary Beth at 352-8738787. She is looking for all parts, soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. Troubadours would love to have you join them. Troubadours wish you very happy Thanksgiving and a beautiful Christmas.Pancake BreakfastGet an early start on your holiday eating. Come enjoy Oak Runs great pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee or tea from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Orchid Club. Do You Remember? Troubadours Spring ConcertTune in channel 12 for Len Teitlers presentation of the Troubadours 2013 spring concert. It will air daily from Nov. 22 to Dec. 6 following FYI.Holiday Dinner-Dance All Oak Run InvitedAll Oak Run residents are invited to the Ballroom Dance Clubs holiday dinner-dance on Dec.15 at the Palm Grove Club. Tickets will be sold on Nov. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Orchid Club and on Nov. 24, Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. Tickets for club members are $15, and for guests the price is $19. Please pay by check only. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by dancing until 9:45 p.m. Music will be provided by the popular DJ team of Diana and Mitch also known as The Retro Express. Door prizes will be given. Royal Oaks will serve a delicious meal of sliced roast beef, crab stuffed fish, garlic roasted potatoes, tossed salad, 1green beans almandine with carrots, rolls, lemon cake, and coffee or tea. For more information call Solange at 352-854-8524 or Eve at 352-237-8341.Karaoke Club Date ChangeThe Karaoke Club has changed its November meeting date to Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Orchid Club. Bring your friends, beverages and snacks and join in the fun. Cost is $5 at the door. In December we will take off for the holidays and start up again on Jan. 19. For more information call Dennis Witzgall at 352-615-8731.OMI The Fun Club for All Oak RunCome to the Fun Clubs annual holiday bash on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m. at the Orchid Club. Catered by Royal Oaks, the food will be top-notch, and there will be terrific entertainment. If you havent gotten your tickets yet, call Ron Kowalewski. You neednt have come from Ohio, Michigan or Indiana, we want to meet and greet all Oak Runners and their guests. Well have some fun door prize gifts. Bring the beverage of your choice. Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving wherever your travels may take you.Italian American ClubIt looks like Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting us at the Orchid Club on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Thats when we will be hosting our annual Christmas party. There will be a surprise for all the ladies and a great dinner catered by Royal Oaks. Due to limited seating the party will be for members only. Prime rib carving board, cherry glazed ham and stuffed grouper with all the trimmings will be on the menu. Music will be by Donna Carrier. Tickets can be purchased on Nov. 25 from 9 to 11a.m. in the Orchid Club card room. Cost is $20 per person. Also, please bring a separate check in the amount of $6 each for your 2014 membership. Join us; you will have a great time. And dont forget to fill out the form which was attached to the flyer regarding your residency location and an offer to help the club if possible in your spare time.Performing Arts Company of Oak RunPerforming Arts held elections on Nov. 11 and the following board was chosen for 2014: President, Dick Caza; 1st Vice President, Jerri Shorey; 2nd Vice President, Marlena Yaich; Treasurer, Diana Schmidt; Co-Treasurer, Billie Gabel; Recording Secretary, Linda Noel. New members Patricia Tomaszewski and Karen Cassell were welcomed. The annual holiday dinner party is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 9, in Palm Grove. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Deadline for signing up is Dec. 2. Guests and friends will be charged $17 each. Contact Marlena Yaich. Play Chosen for Spring ProductionThe play selected by PACORs reading committee for the spring 2014 production is Rexs Exes. Its a Southern-fried farce about the Verdeen cousins of Sweetgum, Texas. Hilarious antics are drawn from a big ol slice of life in the sleepy Texas town that creates its own joy and will have you laughing at its quirky fallacies. The play is scheduled for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of April with a special dinner theater performance on the 6th of April. Garth Markum was announced as the plays director. More about Garth in future articles. Tryouts for the play will be the first week of December on Tuesday the 3rd from 10 a.m. to noon and Thursday the 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. in the card room at the Orchid Club. An alternate date and time of Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon is being held in the event an interested party cannot attend either of the two weekday tryouts. This tryout is by appointment only. Please contact Garth Markum to obtain copies of scripts and/or to inquire about tryouts. Laurel OaksThe Laurel Oaks holiday dinner party is being held on Thursday, Dec. 5, at Palm Grove. There will be a social hour beginning at 5 p.m. A holiday buffet will be served at 6 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Fred Campbell. The 50/50 will benefit the Interfaith food pantry. Check the flyer that was left in your cubby for information on the party. For additional information please contact Deb at 352-566-6293. As always, family and friends are invited at no extra charge. Reach Out: Can you help? Oak Run Carol Wheeler PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE29 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 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 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 000GLGD 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 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 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 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. Neither do we. First Congregational United Church of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 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 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. 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 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 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 S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECTORY A SK FOR M ICHEL N ORTHSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... Worship Call to 711195 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 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 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 000GP43 Canopy Oak Publix Plaza 352-854-6711 WANTS TO THANK OUR A RTISTIC F AMILY FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT OVER THE YEARS S TOP IN WITH THIS COUPON 15 % OFF Local Delivery and Carry Out SINGLE ITEM Next to OTOW Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm EXP. 11/30/13 000GNJ4

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This is the time of the year holidays get into full steam. It begins with Halloween when people put on a scary face and ends with New Years day when people put on a new face. I could never figure out if the Halloween face was the New Years Day face just that much older. I do not have much time for Halloween. Since the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage has put me on a strict diet that does not include candy, what is the purpose of going out on Halloween night begging for candy? It seems rather interesting that our holiday season starts out with people going around door-to-door begging for candy and ends New Years Day making resolutions not to eat any more candy this year. I love all of the ingredients making up our holiday season whether it is Halloween candy or Thanksgiving turkey or New Years Day pork and sauerkraut. These traditions that center on eating is right up my alley. If the alley is dark enough, my wife will not catch me in the act. One ingredient I really do not appreciate during the holiday season is all the grouches and complainers and sourpuss people that insist on trying to take the fun out of my holiday time. On the one hand, you have those who pretend they do not believe in God and yet during this time of the year they get all bent out of shape by the mere mention of God. They nervously say they do not believe in God and yet my belief in God threatens them somehow. If they really did not believe in God they would not care one way or the other if somebody was stupid enough to believe in God. They would just sit back in their rocking chair smiling at the poor fools who go through the holiday season thanking God and celebrating the birth of Jesus on Christmas day. For instance, I do not believe in the tooth fairy. I think it is the figment of someones imagination and nothing exists that in any way resembles the tooth fairy. Yet, that is not the center of my life going around trying to prove there is no such thing as a tooth fairy. How do you explain to a child the money under his pillow after placing his extracted tooth? Perhaps another illustration would be Halloween. I do not believe in ghosts, goblins and all of the stupidity invested in this kind of a holiday. Yet, my whole life is not focused around trying to disprove ghosts and goblins. If somebody wants to believe in ghosts and goblins, what is that to me? I do not believe there was ever such a creature as Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer. Somebody made that up to go along with the Christmas story. I do not think Santa Claus ever existed. Not all the stories I have read about Santa Claus has ever convinced me such a person existed. Yet, I do not spend the whole holiday season ranting and raving trying to disprove Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and his master St. Nicholas. If somebody wants to believe in Santa Claus and his reindeer and that Rudolph the red nose reindeer saved Christmas one year, what is that to me? I say let people indulge in these marvelous little fantasies. I cannot tell you how many years I sat on Santa Clauss lap and to this day, nothing I asked for has ever come my way via Christmas. Yet, this Christmas I will take my grandchildren to the mall and have them sit on Santa Clauss lap and tell him what they want for Christmas. Believing in the mall Santa Claus is pure fantasy. Yet, I am not going to picket the mall around Christmas time demanding they do away with the mall Santa Claus. After all, Santa Claus in the mall brings customers to the mall. Many fantasies I do not put any trust in, but I do not build my life around destroying these fantasies other people enjoy. I do not recall how old I was when I found out that Santa Claus was just a fictional character that made Christmas something of a fantasy. Even though I discovered that Santa Claus was not real I found myself as a father telling the Santa Claus story to my children and then later to my grandchildren. Some of these people attacking the holiday season, including the Christmas tree, are just indicating that somewhere along the line they have not grown up. If they do not believe in the holiday seato be with their families, to assure themselves that the world was not completely mad. It took the administration another hour filled with frequent loudspeaker directives to line up the buses for an early dismissal and inform radio and TV stations that our school would join all the rest of Rochester and area schools in a 2-day shutdown which became 3 and then 4 days as we and the nation gathered around our televisions in the biggest outpouring of national grief since Lincolns assassination nearly 100 years before. The young teacher is long retired and in her 70s, the children in their 60s. They shared that one still moment and then went on with their lives. Unfortunately those lives have included Columbine and Virginia Teach and the Murrah Federal Building and the other horrors that have followed. The Kennedy assassination changed all of us who lived it, stole out innocence in a national way, and prepared us to hear the violence that has come after. The young teacher would never be so young again. Mark TroutThe summer of 1963 expanded my horizons beyond by home, church, and city. My parents planned our family vacation to visit Washington, D.C. Besides the monuments to Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington, we visited the White House. The tour included all the regular rooms, but our tour included the basement! To a nine-year old, going into the basement of the White House was really cool! I saw so many items in storage since the death and funeral of William McKinnley: the bier that would hold the casket, the harnesses of the horses that would pull it, the saddle that would hold the empty boots turned backward in the stirrups, and even swords and other items used for those who would stand guard over anyone who would lie in state in the capitol rotunda. Seeing Friendship 7 and the Wright Brothers airplane in the Smithsonian couldnt eclipse the journey through the basement of the White House! Every child remembers certain birthdays. I looked forward to mine I was turning 10. My trip to Washington was a memory, but extremely helpful in the study of U.S. History in the fifth grade. The last thing I expected on my birthday was to have the announcement of the President being shot in Dallas that afternoon. How could this happen, and on my birthday? I remembered standing one early evening watching his motorcade passing down West Broad Street in Columbus when he was President-elect Kennedy in January, 1961. That memory would be ingrained for he was the first President I had ever seen. How could he be dead? The birthday celebration that evening was weird. Family members came into the house, handed me a present, gave me hugs and kisses, and then went right into the family room to join those who were watching television. I sat amid my presents alone, everyone in shock and quiet conversation about the events of the day. I opened the gifts without fanfare, and soon joined the rest of the family watching TV. That weekend brought more history to life. While the family once again gathered to watch the funeral events on our television, I told my family about the cassion, the horses, their harnesses, and the rider-less horse. It wasnt long until Walter Cronkite began a similar and no more detailed explanation than the one I gave my family. They asked where I had learned about all that stuff, and I reminded them of our White House tour. We mourned and experienced the same heaviness and sorrow that many other people felt in our nation and around the world as our President was taken to Arlington National Cemetery for his final rest. A few weeks later I went to the Franklin County Court House where my Dad worked in the County Treasurers office. His boss, Newton Thatcher, presented me with a special gift. He gave me a coin depicting the likeness of President Kennedy. He understood that my birthday had been less than happy and felt that I deserved one of the new coins. Ive never celebrated a birthday without the memory of an assassination of a President. Ive added a half dollar to my collection each year. I still have My Weekly Reader, Life and Look magazines, and the Columbus Dispatch newspapers from that day and memorable week. Today I celebrate another birthday and remember. Norma E. Holecsko On November 22, of the year that President John F. Kennedy was shot I was a Graduate Student at U.C.L.A. in Los Angeles, California. I had done my student teaching at area schools in the morning, and after a short lunch break, I had begun working in the Graduate Research Library, as a Typist. I had that position from Sept. 1962 Jan. 1965. This is how I earned money to stay in college, plus I babysat every weekend usually for Hollywood Stars who were always leaving their children to make public appearances, etc. Anyway, I was taking an afternoon break (about 4 p.m.) in the Staff Room. There were several students studying and several adults reading newspapers. I was tired, so I was just eating my lunch. One of the elderly gentlemen in the room was a retired U.C.L.A. Professor and I had spoke to him many times before. He asked me if I had heard about the President. I said, No, what is it about the President that I should know. He answered, He has been shot and is dead! At first, I thought he must be joking, but then I noticed other people talking about it, so I started listening. It was very quiet in the room, and very serious. I was a little in shock, and went back to work until 5:30 p.m. But the school announced what had happened and sent us all home for the day. As I walked home, everyone seemed to be in a daze, me included. I passed by the Anglican Chapel for students on the way home from UCLA and everyone was making their way inside. We had a very beautiful Memorial Service put on by the students and the Chaplains at U.C.L.A. That night everyone was walking around town sort of not knowing what to do at a loss! My roommate at that time was the Daughter of a Baptist Minister of the Barean Baptist Church in downtown Los Angeles. She had got us tickets to go to a Salvation Army Concert that night in downtown Los Angeles, close to where she lived. We had to call to see if the concert was cancelled. They almost did cancel it, but changed the numbers to All Patriotic Music and it was the most memorable, fitting concert that I could ever have attended. I will never forget that concert It made a very great impression on me and was a perfect end to a very difficult day for everyone. I was also teaching in Long Beach, California the year that Robert Kennedy Jr. was shot and that is still a very vivid picture in my mind of the TV coverage of when he was shot. Christopher MorettoI was seven years old when President JFK was assassinated. I was home sick from school that day. I remember my Dad getting home at noon that day. I asked him why he was home from work so early, He said, President Kennedy was just assassinated. I was in shock. I remember we turned on the TV and that is all we saw on the television for the whole week. He was my favorite president (and still is). I remember that when he was killed the press said that Camelot died. I didnt know what that meant at the time, I do now. I remember the whirlwind of events that took place pretty vividly. I am still at a loss to think that it has never been solved. I dont buy for a minute that it was all Lee Harvey Oswald that acted alone in killing him. What a coincidence that he was shot in police custody. Then comes the Warren Commission. I never believed in it either. I remember that the Kennedys were doing something about trying to control the Mafia (John as President and his brother Bobby as the Attorney General). I also dont find it coincidental that Bobby was shot either. I do not believe for one minute that the Arabs had anything to do with that either. Was the mafia involved with JFKs assassination? Could the CIA have had anything to do with it (some people believe it might be)? How about Lyndon B Johnson, was he involved? I couldnt believe that the Warren Commission kept it quiet for 50 years. I know some people think it was a government cover-up. Other people think it may have had to do with the failed Bay of Pigs invasion (Cuba might have been behind the assassination). Who knows? At some point in time, Id really like to know the truth. My opinion of JFK was that he was a war hero and a very smart man. Raymond R. FinnI want to lead off by saying that at age 16 I had the honor of meeting both Presidents Kennedy and Nixon in 1960 at the Key Biscayne Hotel in Miami, Florida. Sadly the hotel is no longer there of course. Mr. Nixon had a home on Key Biscayne about half mile from the hotel, which is why he was a frequent visitor. At the time, my mom was the beverage/bar manager for the hotel. Wednesday nights were corn beef and cabbage nights which apparently was one of President Nixons favorite meals. When in Miami he showed up at the hotel at least once a week for his favorite meal. Preceding the presidential debates of 1960, President Nixon invited President Kennedy and staff to the Key Biscayne to discuss the ground rules for what turned out to be the first ever presidential debates. It was during that time that I had the honor and privilege of meeting both men. My band (The Vibrations) played for Tricia Nixons 16th birthday, which was held at the hotel. We were also the house band for the Par-Tee lounge and backed such noted musicians as Roy Orbison, Joey Dee and the Starlighters, and many more. We were also the featured band with Miami radio stations WFUN and WQAM and played several concerts during the Cuban missile crisis so as to take minds off of the missile crisis. The band was having a practice when we heard the unfortunate news about President Kennedy. Needless to say .we were all stunned. Who knows what the future might have been had it not happened. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 2013 2013 2013 2013 www.smcflorida.com Other Services Include: Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Carpet Protector Pet Odor Removal Spot Removal Deep Soil Extraction Drapery Cleaning Oriental Rugs EMERGENCY SERVICE 24/7/365 Our Holiday Gift For You. 000GOSV The CLEAN you expect, The SERVICE you deserve. SM 3 ROOMS & 1 HALLWAY EXPIRES 12/30/13 *Must meet minimum charge. Restrictions apply. EXPIRES 12/30/13 $ 79 95* UPHOLSTERY SPECIAL FREE CHAIR OR RECLINER CLEANED with purchase of a couch & loveseat. 22~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com More on Page 23 JFKCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Its time to let the holiday season begin Out to Pastor Rev. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Marcy MillerI was a first year elementary school teacher in central Ohio. There was a knock on my classroom door that afternoon. There stood one of the cooks from the cafeteria with a sad look on her face. The cooks must have had the TV on as they were cleaning up after lunch and heard the news. They went to each classroom door and informed all the teachers. Thats how I first heard the unbelievable news about JFK being shot.Jim MillerI was in the woods that fateful day. It was snowing and I was out hunting with my father. We carried walkie talkies, like many hunters of the day did, as a way to keep in contact with each other. No cell phones back then. As I was trying to reach my father, I picked up the message that Kennedy had been shot. My first reaction was incredible disbelief. Of course later we learned that JFK had died. Paulette PrudhonNovember 22, 1963 was an unseasonably warm, sunny Friday with crisp undertones in the Nations capital. It was the perfect day to set out on a weekend jaunt to my friends house on the Chesapeake Bay. We were freshman classmates at George Washington University needing a break. Before we set off, we stopped at a deli that was just around the corner from the White House to purchase some goodies for the road. My friend went in and minutes later, she came rushing out excitedly exclaiming that she thought she heard on the store radio that President Kennedy had been shot. The few folks walking about were as confused as we were. We turned on the radio in the car only to hear more confusion and static. We were uncertain about what had happened until we motored down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the Capitol on our way out of Washington. The tragic answer was clear as we witnessed every flag lining the streets slowly slipping to half-staff our President was gone. Jim HolbertOn November 22, 1963 I was 19 and in Terre Haute, Indiana. I was applying for a job and the radio made an announcement that President Kennedy had been killed. The person that was interviewing with and myself could not believe it. We both thought that it was a mistake. Being a history buff and also just graduating from high school in 1962 I was aware of the assassination attempts on both Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt, and President Truman. But we had not had a president killed since McKinley in 1901. Driving home as I listened to the radio I pulled over started to cry. I said to myself, why am I crying I didnt even know the man. Years later I understood my feeling but that day I did not, I was just in shock and disbelieve. I had bought the book Profiles in Courage that he wrote, but I had not had a chance to read it, I did read it the following month, I still have it in hard back cover and I will never sell it. I have read several books about him over the years and I think that he would have stopped Vietnam and not escalated it as President Johnson and Nixon did. In 1968 the night when Bobby Kennedy was killed, I did cryCarol Mowrey It was my 16th birthday and I was in class in high school when an announcement came over the loud speaker that JFK was assassinated. The rest of the day was quiet and uneventful for me, just a sadness lay over the neighborhood when I arrived home from school. Since it had been years since WWII and not much in the way of horrible events happened in the U.S., this news was devastating to Americans. An uneasiness prevailed, in light of the fact that someone could actually reach and assassinate our president. Shortly afterward, it was his brother. Corruption and murder have always been here but somehow that day opened the eyes of people everywhere that it doesnt always happen somewhere else. 9/11 had the same effect, but more intensely even than the shooting of our president. My husband was in NYC that day and saw the second plane hit the twin towers, while I tried, frantically and constantly, to reach his cell phone for over 4 hours. Our country is changing and every event puts us closer to a different USA. JFKCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 p.m. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday evening beginning at 6. There will be a Charity Bingo on Dec. 1. Doors open at 8 a.m. first come first serve. $20 for a $25 packet which includes hotdog, chips, soda, coffee and danish. Contact Sheryle Browne at 352-854-5787. 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 Alaskan pollack, fries, hush puppies and slaw, all for a $6 donation. Dinner is from 4 to 6 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary will sponsor chicken wings and/or shrimp baskets every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. All of our frying is done 100 percent trans fat-free frying oil. The VFW will sponsor a char grilled 10-ounce New York strip dinner with potato, vegetable, salad, roll, butter and a dessert on the first 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: 11/22 Mr. October and 11/23 Timeless. Music is playing each night from 7 until 11. Lunches are available Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu varies. Enjoy Philly cheese steaks every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary is sponsoring a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings on Saturday, Nov. 23 for a $7 donation. Dinner will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. Get your tickets early they are going fast! Watch this spot for upcoming info for all out events, but especially our holiday party scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 21. Music, entertainment and a prime rib dinner are planned. More details to follow. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 is at 9401 S.W. 119th St. Telephone is 352-873-4781. For members and guests only. 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Turkey day is only a week away. Hope you have your menu all planned. Im beginning to think it would be so nice to have to only make some kind of dish or dessert and go to someones house for dinner. We used to do that years ago when the kids were small. We all took turns at each others homes. But now everyone is all spread out in different directions so either you go to a restaurant or make your own dinner. So I guess Ill make our own dinner.Club NewsMany clubs are still quite active in spite of so many residents moving back north or passing away. Hopefully the new people will join in some activities. Mah Jongg is still played on Wednesdays at about 12:45. Their leader (for many years) is Charlotte Berrent. Ladies poker is still going strong but they are always looking for new players. Elsie Murray runs this group and they play at 12:30 every Monday.. Bowling is at the Galaxy Lanes on Fridays at 9 a.m. Call Joan Laliberty for more information. Floor exercise is on Monday and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Horseshoe-pitching is on Tuesday and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Their faithful leader is Ed Durham. He says they could use some new players. Ping-pong has had a problem getting new players. Call Ben Mendolla at 352-873-2919 for additional information. Skip-Bo is now being run by De Warner and is at 12:30 on Tuesdays.Many trips and toursThere are many trips and tours going all the time. Some are one-day trips and some are 10-day cruises. Laura Kane has a book at the clubhouse and shows all the up and coming trips. So take a look and see what you would enjoy.SCN community garage salesThe community garage sales went very well. The weather on Friday was beautiful but unfortunately Saturday was a wash out. But am sure most things were sold on Friday. There were many cars going up and down the street looking for bargains. We toured as many homes as we could looking for valuable treasures. More than 50 homes participated and many thanks to Ray (SCN manager) for organizing it. Its not easy getting a sale together but you sure can get rid of a lot of items you no longer use. Another sale will be in six months.New residentsI know there are many new residents who have moved in and was wondering if there are any residents out there that would like to be interviewed and put in the Citizen newspaper. Please let me know. Also please remember to get your name tag at the clubhouse.Moth Ball TimeIts a good time to rid your yard of squirrels and snakes and moth balls do the trick. Just spread them around your house and garage. Im afraid those little crocodiles are not deterred by anything. Youll have to call the Gator Boys!Lady from AnthonyA very sweet lady from Anthony called me to ask where Spruce Creek North was. So I explained we are southwest of Ocala. She said oh dear, how come its called Spruce Creek North? She wanted to come to our garage sales. I could not explain why we werent called Spruce Creek Southwest. A very nice lady and I thanked her for calling.Spoiled?Have you ever watched House Hunters? These young people are buying $400,000 homes and wanting to rip out the kitchen because they thought oak cabinets were awful. Boy! In our day we thought oak cabinets were a luxury. Think these younger people are a little spoiled?Fall jobsHubby and I finished power-washing our house, a two-day job, and finally painted our driveway. So hope thats all the big jobs until the spring. Next year will be tree-trimming as they all grew like crazy with all the rain this year. SCN NewsletterThe new editor of the SCN newsletter is Lori Littleton. Thanks to Diane Pritchard for being editor for the past year. Please SCN residents look in your cubby (under your mailbox usually) and read your newsletter. The newsletter is a SCN letter to let residents know of upcoming events. It also has many ads of the various businesses, like hair salons, power washing companies, jewelers, restaurants, airport travel, travel tours plus all the dances and parties going on in SCN. Dont miss it!Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com changed. That is not true, the President made the same remark over and over right up to the ill-fated launch of his signature program; proven by his latest apology tour. The letter claims that the Republicans are salivating over the Presidents lie by claiming that it is the worse lies told to Americans in our history. No, it isnt the worse, but it was a lie nevertheless because he knew the National Register stated that people would lose their insurance. The final wrong claim was when a comparison was made to Bush 43 and the Iraq war by accusing President Bush of lying about WMD. For the record, many Democrat leaders were beating the war drums about Iraqs WMD and their statements can be found by searching the web Weapons of Mass Destruction Quotes. Besides, the president went to war with the bipartisan approval of the Congress. The American people are finally getting wise to the many lies and deception of this administration and Obamacare was just the latest edition. If Obamacare rights itself and proves the GOP wrong then the Democrats will win the mid-term; but if it doesnt, the Republicans will win big; even without the bottom 47% wage earners votes. Bob Waas OcalaThe Two AmericasOur America loved freedom over security, self reliance over dependency, capitalism, babies having both a mom and dad with the benefit of marriage, and knew marriage was between one man and one woman. We believed in individual responsibility and loved our Constitutional government. We were a Christian nation that believed in the one true God, our Creator and knew that God had truly blessed America. The federal government was limited as directed by the Constitution with major emphasis on individual states rights. Oh how I loved this America! What happened? We now have a president who wants to fundamentally change America, one who believes we are not a Christian nation, one who dishonors our flag and our military. He knows that when the majority of us have to depend on Big Government, class warfare will prevail, our morals and dependence on Almighty God will disappear. It doesnt matter how many times he is caught in a lie, his followers including the press will excuse it. Obamacare has never been about health insurance, its about power. It is designed to damage our economy, kill jobs and bring down capitalism. It wont help the middle class, it will destroy it as we face much higher taxes and medical insurance costs. Sadly, an alarming number of doctors are planning early retirement. With the elimination of so many full time jobs, we are bringing about the Marxist dream: a major redistribution of wealth and the destruction of the American dream. When we also consider how our new America wants to take God out of our lives, turning us into a modern day Sodom, as directed primarily by the ACLU (The Anti-Christ Labor Union), I dont love this new America that much. Its time we truly take America back, and we will. Count on it! Wayne Rackley OcalaChanging wordsIt never ceases to amaze me how some people take words and change them to say what they want them to say in Obamacare and the GOP Nov. 15. No one ever said that the Republicans did not want poor people to have health care. Also Mitt Romney never said that 47 percent of Americans at the bottom of the economic ladder didnt deserve the same benefits as hard working Republicans. 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Thanksgiving is next Thursday, a day when we all should be thankful for our life, blessings, and liberty in the USA. Many celebrate by having a big turkey dinner with family members they havent seen for a while. Its a day when the turkey gets stuffed in the morning and the family in the afternoon. It can also be a fun day with stories from Pun Alley.A real turkeyOn the day before Thanksgiving the butcher was just locking up when a man pounded on the front door Please let me in, the man said desperately. I forgot to buy a turkey, and my wife will kill me if I dont come home with one. Okay, replied the butcher. Let me see what I have left. He went into the freezer and discovered that there was only one scrawny turkey left. He brought it out to show the man. Thats one is too skinny. What else you got? said the man. The butcher took the bird back into the freezer and waited a few minutes and brought the same turkey back out to the man. Oh, no, said the man, That one doesnt look any better. You better give me both of them!Doggin itEvery Thanksgiving our family would all get together with relatives even though we could only afford one turkey. We children were all at a separate table, and would have to wait for the platters to reach us after passing by the adults. Even though I longed for some white meat, all too often the turkey would run out before the platters reached us, and I would not even get dark meat. We would have to settle for hot dogs. From that experience, I learned a very valuable lesson in life. Hope for the breast, but prepare for the wurst.DrumsticksThe government officials who talked turkey spoke gobbledygook. The basketball player sat on the sidelines and sketched turkeys. He was learning to draw fowls. Husband: That is a beautiful turkey for Thanksgiving! What kind of stuffing did you use? Wife: This one wasnt hollow. When I realized I was addicted to Thanksgiving leftovers, I decided to quit cold turkey. Using a new recipe, Johns wife put the turkey in aluminum foil. She had to roast it until it was brown. Twenty hours later, the aluminum foil was still silver. My wife gave me a haircut this morning. Now, shes going to make Thanksgiving Day dinner with all the trimmings. For Thanksgiving, the Poultry Raisers of America are sending the biggest turkey in the country to the White House. The Republicans claim hes already there. The hostess served a delicious turkey dinner that tickled all of the guests. She forgot to remove the feathers. Teacher: Why do we have a Thanksgiving holiday? Student: So we know when to start Christmas shopping. History books tell us the Pilgrims ate wild turkeys. That isnt so. The turkeys werent wild until they found out what the Pilgrims had in mind.Welcomed guestsA man in living in the corridor area called his son in California and said, I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; 45 years of misery is enough. Pop, what are you talking about? the son screamed. We cant stand the sight of each other any longer, the man said. Were sick of each other, and Im sick of talking about this, so you call your sister in Chicago and tell her. Then he hung up. Frantic, the son called his sister, who exploded on the phone. Like heck theyre getting divorced, she shouted, Ill take care of this. She called Ocala immediately, and screamed at the old man, You are not getting divorced. Dont do a single thing until I get there. Im calling my brother back, and well both be there tomorrow. Until then, dont do a thing, do you hear me? The man hanged up his phone and turned to his wife. Okay, he said, Theyre coming for Thanksgiving and paying their own fares.Thanksgiving wishesMay your stuffing be tasty May your turkey be plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, November 22, 2013 Delphine Blachowicz HerbertJohn F. Kennedy electrified Latin America when in his inaugural address he said: To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge to convert our good words into good deedsin a new alliance for progress to assist free men and free governments in casting off the chains of poverty. The world loved our charismatic president and our country which then represented peace and justice and hope for one and all. I was among the first half dozen people in Argentina to learn of the Presidents assassination. After my usual solitary lunch of bife de lomo or steak and kidney pie at the nearby London Grill in downtown Buenos Aires, I had been reading the English-language Herald in the American Embassys file room before resuming my duties as communications supervisor when my agency counterpart came to the half door in shock. The presidents been shot! Off I went to the code room to check for confirmation. Ambassador Robert McClintock, meanwhile, tried to call Washington on his hot line but it didnt work, forcing him to walk down several flights to use the phone in the military attaches offices, a great indignity for the man who in 1958 called the Marines into Lebanon and the entire Sixth Fleet to the eastern Mediterranean on standby against anticipated turmoil in the Near East. Turned out his standard poodle had disconnected the phone. Grief exploded both within and without the embassy. Women wailed and men trembled as the light of hope for a better future was dimmed. Multitudes gathered in the streets to share their shock and sorrow. And for a full month thousands and thousands of people came to the embassy to sign condolence books while in the window of every boutique and restaurant and business was a photograph of the young president shrouded in black crepe or encircled with flowers and flags. The Embassy was then located in a 10-story building on Sarmiento within walking distance of the Casa Rosado on the Plaza de Mayo, where years later the mothers of those who disappeared would stand courageously in protest against the abductions and killings of their sons and daughters during the dirty war of military dictatorship which afflicted this rich and sophisticated nation of still unassimilated European immigrants from 1976-1983. Speaking at American University six months before his death, President Kennedy called for a world in which the kind of peace which makes life on earth worth living and the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and build a better life for their children not merely peace for Americans but peace for all men and women not merely in our time but peace in all time. Some say that his call for worldwide nuclear disarmament in that speech sealed his fate. The world came together before its television sets to witness the end of the one brief shining moment known as Camelot Unfortunately too many of us join with the Argentines and peoples everywhere in continuing to search for a man on a white horse to singlehandedly right all our wrongs and lead us into the promised land without the commitment and effort necessary from an educated and involved citizenry. If we are to realize the dreams of our forebears, we must, as Alice Walker wrote, understand that We are the ones we have been waiting for. The John F. Kennedys and the Barack Obamas of the world can only light the way for us. Bettie KelleyShe was teaching in her second year, full of enthusiasm and optimism. The class was 25 sophomore English students, lively, hormonal and much more interested in next weekends football game than in the short story by Ray Bradbury. The weather had just started turning cooler in the suburban Rochester area. Thanksgiving was coming soon and there was a snap in the air. Spirits were high. It was during the third period class that the message came over the loudspeaker, President Kennedy has been shot in Dallas. His condition is not known at this time. And the loudspeaker went dead. As did the entire class. Stunned, pale and totally silent. And not just the room, the entire school of 1,500 students had been struck mute. The teacher was afraid of an upheaval after all, young people sometimes reacted violently to abrupt change. What should she do? She stood by her open classroom door watching other teachers doing the same. The young ones and the seasoned teachers alike didnt know what to do. And still no one talked. About 15 minutes later the loudspeaker broke the silence. President Kennedy has died of his wounds in Dallas. We will bring further information as we receive it. In the meantime, continue with your classes. We teachers knew, even if the administrators did not, that regular classrooms would not begin to channel the emotion that filled the rooms and halls. By now quite a few young people were blowing their noses or openly crying. The girls spoke of Caroline and JohnJohn almost as friends. The boys stayed brave and consoled the girls. And they wanted to go home, One of those events that leave an permanent scar in your memory is taking place today, as the nation remembers the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He was shot and killed in a Dallas motorcade. His alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was killed two days later on national television by Jack Ruby, leading to the prevalence of a conspiracy, theories that still exist, even among those who werent even alive that fateful day. Many of us remember exactly what we were doing when we heard the news. I was working at Prentice Hall book publishers in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. We had a loudspeaker system to give us announcements, which were usually preceded by someone tapping on the microphone to alert us something was coming. This time, though, the noise was without warning, and was picking up radio broadcasts as we got the news. It was a big weekend for me. The following day, Nov. 23, I had a date with a young lady I had met in our company bowling league. We were going to go bowling. However, all the bowling facilities were closed in mourning, so we improvised and went to the movies, where we saw Lawrence of Arabia. Hey, I wasnt about to miss this date, and its a good thing, too. Fifty years later, were heading toward our 49th wedding anniversary next spring. People wonder how I can remember our first date. Its not hard when it was the day after the only presidential assassination in our lifetime. Starting shortly after Labor Day, we asked our readers to tell us where they were, what they were doing, what they thought. The results start on Page 1 and are continued below. What strikes me as we go through it is how many birthdays are associated with Nov. 22. We give our thanks to those who wrote in. Please enjoy the accounts. Some of them make excellent reading.Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen and West Marion Messenger. 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. As we head into Thanksgiving week, its easy to be buried in pessimism as national events have produced a nasty debate including personal insults at politicians. Other issues are dominating the news. Turn on any local TV newscasts and youll get fed a constant barrage of negative news, crime results, etc. And yet, its Thanksgiving time. Here is what you can be thankful for. You live in a country where you can have a nasty debate, throw insults at your representatives and even the president, and switch channels on your television to find your type of entertainment. You can pick your newspaper, agree or disagree with its policies, and voice those opinions. Unlike other countries, we have the freedom to read what we want, to write letters, to watch what we want, to go where we want on the Internet, to be educated when and where we want. More importantly, we get to worship if and how we want, go to whatever church we feel like attending, decide for ourselves what we believe. And if we dont like our politicians, we get the chance to vote them out. Thats what comes from living in America. Thats why we should all be thankful, even if we dont agree with the way things are going. On this Thanksgiving Day, just think of the people who dont have those choices. Go to Russia and try speaking publicly against Vladimir Putin. Go to Cuba and speak publicly against Fidel Castro. Go to China or North Korea and speak against the leadership there. There are plenty of opportunities worldwide to see how people are oppressed. While some may disagree with some of the things that are happening with the backing of our government, its nowhere near as bad as other places. So next Thursday, give thanks for what we have, and remember those who are still fighting for the freedoms we take for granted.S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Giving thanks amid the turmoil Remembering that fateful day in 1963 Readers share their memories of death of JFK READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor LETTERS TO THE EDITOR RebuttalThis is a rebuttal to a letter to the editor titled Obamacare and the GOP. The letter is filled with misinformation and lacks any credibility to the facts. The writer claims the Republicans do not want the lower paid American workers to have any part of the ACA to cover their healthcare needs. The truth is, the GOP doesnt want anyone to be forced to buy into the ACA. Theyve stated their reasons over and over and it had nothing to do with the poor. Their concerns were the government taking over a large portion of the nations economy; the cost of the program; and the fact that it was overly burdensome to the medical industry, which would cause many doctors to retire, or refuse to participate. An economist wrote: extensive research indicates that Medicaid recipients actually do worse than people without any insurance at all because the best doctors seldom accept Medicaid, leaving patients with subpar physicians. In the letter he claimed that Mitt Romney said the bottom 47% did not deserve the same healthcare benefits as healthy Republicans. Romney was talking about winning votes, and what he was actually saying to a GOP audience was Obama already had the votes of the bottom 47% wage earners and we shouldnt try to motivate them to vote for me. Big difference when it is put in proper context. 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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A project benefits from your organizational skills that get it up and running. Your success leaves a highly favorable impression. Dont be surprised if you get some positive feedback soon. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Spend time on practical matters through the end of the week. Then begin shifting your focus to more-artistic pursuits. Resist being overly selfcritical. Just allow yourself to feel free to create. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Restarting those creative projects you had set aside for a while will help provide a muchneeded soothing balance to your hectic life. Besides, it will be like meeting old friends again. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A change in plans could make it tough to keep a commitment. But stay with it. Youll get an A-plus for making the effort to do whats right and not taking the easy way out by running off. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) The Lions enthusiasm for a workplace policy review is admirable. But be sure you know who is really behind the resistance to change before pointing at the wrong person. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You can expect to have to do a lot of work through midweek. Devote the rest of the week to checking your holiday plans in case some need to be adjusted to accommodate changes. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Try to avoid signing on the dotted line in the early part of the week. You need time to study issues that werent fully explored. Later in the week might be more favorable. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A development could snarl travel schedules or other holiday projects. Some flexibility might be called for to deal with the problems before they get out of hand. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Relatives seek your advice on a matter youd rather not be involved in. If so, use that sage Sagittarian tact to decline the offer, so that no ones feelings are needlessly hurt. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A shift in planning direction might help you speed up your progress toward achieving that long-planned goal. Trusted colleagues are ready to offer some valuable support. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An unexpected demand for settlement of an old loan could create some pre-holiday anxiety. But you might not really owe it. Check your records thoroughly before remitting payment. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Its a good time to get into the social swim and enjoy some wellearned fun and games with those closest to you before you have to resume more serious activities next week. Crossroads Church of God celebrated Veterans and Public Servants Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 16, on its parking lot. A hot lunch was presented to the veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and those serving Marion County as firefighters and enforcement officers. Members of the Marion County Fire Rescues Special Operations were present and serve at Station 21. Daryle Greene of Marion Countys Sheriffs Office was also on hand to enjoy the event. Guest speakers providing services to Marion County residents were Sylvia Finch, a dietician who addressed the significance of balanced nutrition, and Mark Knapp, M.D., Chief Medical Officer who addressed issues that veterans need to know. The Veterans Outpatient Clinic is located at 1515 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. A significant point that benefits vets, even if they have a private health care policy, is the pharmacy at the V.A. Clinic. Dr. Knapp spoke of one vet who was given a prescription upon being discharged from a local hospital that he couldnt afford to have filled. When he was directed to the Veterans Clinic; he was pleasantly surprised when they filled the prescription free. Now that is good news! If anyone left hungry it was not the fault of the Crossroads Womens Ministries. Crossroads Church honors veterans and public servants Above, members of the Marion County Fire Rescues Special Operations, Station 21 seen enjoying a hot lunch, from left to right and front to back are Lt. cooper, Daryle Green (Marion Cty. Sheriffs Office), John Ingram, Nathan Wallace, James Cussins, and Jason Varney. At left, members of the Crossroads Womens Ministries that served those in attendance are left to right, Drema Palmer, Pat Blankenship and Maxine Parchment. 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 000GNSM 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 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. Screened porch in back and rocking chair front porch. Dont miss previewing this villa. MLS#398755/LBK/DIN . . . . . . . . . . $62,900 9069-B SW 96 LN. DIRECTIONS: SW H wy. 200 to OTOW main gate, T/R SW 89th C t. R d., T/L 96th L n, home on right. OPEN HOUSE 9069-B SW 96 LN. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN HOUSE 9871-G SW 88TH TERRACE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OUTSTANDING 2/2 with 1.5 oversized garage, split bedroom plan with many upgrades including: Top-of-the-line appliances, elongated toilets and faucets, no wax vinyl flooring in kit and both baths, recently painted inside & out, seamless gutters all around. Come take a look theres simply too much to mention. This beautiful home could be purchased turnkey all you need is your personal belongings. Also can be purchased unfurnished. MLS#396113/BH/IMP . . . . . . . $64,900 9690 SW 97 PL. DIRECTIONS: From OTOW Main Gate, turn left @ 98th St., then right on 99th Avenue, then second right onto 97th Place. OPEN HOUSE 9690 SW 97 PL. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM THE PREFECT SNOWBIRD NEST 2/2.5/2 TOWNHOUSE! Roof replaced in 2013, AC/ HEAT replaced in 2008, exterior just freshly painted. Tile in living/dining area, kitchen, family rm. and baths. Kitchen has a new stainless sink and garage disposal. Plus inside laundry and a half bath downstairs. Large bedrooms upstairs with extra closet space. Plantation blinds on downstairs windows. Plus enclosed lanai and rocking chair front which overlooks a park-like setting. Home being sold AS IS with right to inspect. Buyer to pay title insurance at closing. MLS#399102/LBK/BUT . . . . . . . . . $39,900 9871-G SW 88TH TERRACE DIRECTIONS: From front gate of OTOW, make 1st left on SW 85th Terrace Road, to right on SW 88th Ct. Rd. Home on left side of Pagoda. OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD BEAUTIFUL golf course home 3/2/2 & relax and enjoy on your screened lanai! MLS#398879/MB/BRI . . . . . . . . $159,900 CLEAN UPDATED, well-maintained 2/2/2 in Oak Run, newer 2007 A/C & appliances, queen-size Murphy bed in guest room. MLS#397897/SR/EMR . . . . . . $110,000 NEAT, CLEAN & MOVE-IN READY in 55+ community in Ocala. This 2/2/1.5 villa hosts a living, dining room, eat-in kitchen, 2 bedrooms and baths, enclosed lanai, rocking chair front porch. Roof replaced 2007, newer washer/dryer. MLS#397814/LBK/SMI . . . . . . . $46,900 AWESOME MOVE-IN READY HOME located in one of the most sought after 55+ adult communities in Ocala. Featuring 2/2/2, split bedroom plan, vinyl enclosed lanai w/new screens & tinted windows for privacy, laminate flooring throughout except for the kitchen & both baths, pass-through window from kitchen overlooking formal dining room & living room, new stainless steel appliances, newer double pane windows, energy home insulation. Beautiful private backyard. Mr. & Mrs. Clean live here. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#397415/BH/DAV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $114,500 END UNIT VILLA that has the H&R Club as your backyard view. 2/2/2 with study/den, FL room under heat/AC, large living/dining room with cathedral ceiling, split bedroom plan and wood laminate floors thru-out. Must see theres simply too much to mention. MLS#382937/LBK/RAN . . . . . . . . $81,900 MOVE RIGHT IN!!! Newer carpets and tiled flooring in kitchen & both baths, upgraded appliances, freshly painted interior, vinyl enclosed lanai. Come take a look. MLS#391821/BH/TERR . . . . . . $52,900 BRIGHT AND CHEERY 2/2/1 VILLA with neutral colors, eat-in kitchen, F lorida room off the kitchen, living & dining area combined with wood laminate flooring, master bedroom with W/I closet. S olar tubes in dining area and guest bath. AC replaced 2013, home exterior painted three years ago. P ark-like setting in backyard, rocking chair front porch overlooks the wide tree lined street. H ome is located close to golf-course, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center & much more. MLS#396718/LBK/PRA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39,900 LOCATION LOCATION!! Come take a look. 2/2/2, eat-in kitchen w/Corian counter tops, formal dining room, Florida room has been converted into a room which could be study/den. Huge master suite w/walkin closet + 2 other closets for plenty of storage space. Inside laundry room, tile flooring thru-out except guest bedroom, handicap shower in guest bath. Private backyard with no neighbors. MLS#387278/BH/LOE . . . . . . . . . . . . $129,900 FANTASTIC MOVE-IN READY VILLA! 2/2/1, new carpet, tile and freshly painted. Living/dining room combo, eat-in kitchen plus new counter tops, range and refrigerator. Both baths with updated toilets, vanities and counter tops. Screened lanai, open patio and covered front porch. MLS#387309/LBK/INF . . . . . . . $39,500 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 ONE-OF-A-KIND! EVERYTHING has been replaced in this awesome 2/2/1 (35 ft. garage) including: Plumbing, H&A, all appliances, kitchen cabinets, vanities, sinks & toilets in both baths, carpet, tile & laminate flooring, inside doors, storm door, garage door opener, recessed lighting, new paint throughout, the list goes on & on. Glass enclosed lanai, (NO MORE POP CORN CEILINGS EXCEPT THE GARAGE). MLS#397983/BH/CARP . . . . . . . . . . . $64,500 GREAT OPPORTUNITY! Elegant 3/2/2 on corner lot in prestigious 55+, golfcourse community. Upgrades include tile floors, crown moldings, paver drive & walkway, acrylicenclosed lanai, & more. Short-Sale beauty waiting for new owners. MLS#397054/DP/LAS . . . . . . . $149,900 NICE HOME located in one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Some features include: 2/2/1, glass enclosed Florida room under H&A plus open patio, carpet & title flooring throughout, extra built-in cabinets in kitchen & both baths, includes all appliance. MLS#393898/BH/RON . . . . . . . $42,500 VERY NICE 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2-car garage. Eat-in kitchen living room & dining room, a real split bedroom plan, nice den/study room, beautifully landscaped yard. A great Florida suburban living. MLS#397953/BA/CON . . . . . . $184,500 MOVE-IN READY JUST BRING YOUR PERSONAL BELONGINGS. Cute as a button 2/2/1 with family room, Florida room under heat & air overlooking private backyard. Light & bright, New carpeting, newer appliances, pull-outs in kitchen cabinets, pull down ladder in garage for storage. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#391355/BH/MAR . . . . . . . . . . . . $45,000 AWESOME VIEW OF THE GOLF COURSE Super nice home featuring 2/2/2 w/study/den, beautiful cherry cabinets in kitchen, glass-enclosed lanai overlooking golf course. GOLF CART INCLUDED. MLS#396448/MB/LAR . . . . . . $179,000 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 NEW LISTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD SALE PENDING PINE RUN ESTATE ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD MEADOW GLENN ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS SALE PENDING ON TOP OF THE WORLD MAJESTIC OAKS ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS ON TOP OF THE WORLD From All Of Us at ERA Big Sun Realty!

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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Toys for Tots dropoff siteSouthern Style Hair Salon, 8585 SW State Road 200, is a dropoff point for Toys for Tots now through Dec. 14. Donna Hawley is offering a free conditioning with every donation. In the front from the left with a Marine Corps League representative are Maryann, Natasha, Donna and Nicole; standing, Juanita and Em. BY JEAN DIPIERO Special to the CitizenOn Friday, Nov. 8, the OTOW Indigo East Community had its first arts and crafts show. The doors of the community center opened up at 10 a.m. and the fair ran until 2 oclock in the afternoon. If you were looking for Christmas, birthday, anniversary gifts or a gift for yourself, you came to the right place. There were 14 vendors who displayed their artistic talent: Marie Deshommes displayed many different quilted and crochet blankets; Vivian Cayia had a Mary Kay cosmetic booth with different lipsticks, eye shadows, finger nail polish and skin care products; Diane Dzik displayed her beautiful woven seed bead bracelets and necklaces; Carol Seidman showed pottery (bowls and cups); Betty Picard was selling beaded serving utensils, wine glasses, decorative bottles, bracelets/earrings; Nancy Ludvik had Mahjongg jewelry, Christmas jewelry, pendant necklaces of all colors, shapes and sizes; Judy Quirk sold rock pendants. She finds a rock, grinds it, polishes and wire wraps into jewelry. Lee Ann Oliver sold her custom purses and change purses of various fabrics; Grace Raymond shared her late husbands woodwork talent consisting of quilted towel holders, drop heart shelves, ribbon racks, wooden wreaths and heart plaques; Suzette Paquin had unique pottery items of different shapes, colors and sizes; Helen Solan displayed Swarovski crystals, earrings, bracelets and sun catchers; Daisy Rowell showed her hand painted pictures of mountains, flowers and photographs. (She won 12 blue ribbons for her work); Jerry, a wood artisan, and Nancy Dickerson displayed their hand-made pocket cars, wine stoppers sleighs along with key chains, trivets and much more; Carole Drost Lopez displayed her acrylic/pastel/watercolor/oil talents; hand-painted Santa Claus Rocks, paintings, artistic bags. Thanks to all the vendors and people who showed up. It was a great turnout for our first showing. Coordinator for the fair was Nancy Ludvik. She said, Due to the tremendous turnout we will be planning two fairs in 2014. Indigo East arts and crafts Scenes from the arts and crafts event at Indigo East. Ocala Symphony Under the LightsThe Ocala Symphony Orchestra presents the 10th annual Symphony Under the Lights on Friday, Dec. 13 at Citizens Circle. This performance marks the events second year at the new City Hall location, located at 110 SE Watula Ave., offering a more comfortable listening environment for the expected large number of attendees. Our community is most fortunate to have philanthropic business leaders like Don and Kelley Jenkins, and the staff at Jenkins Auto Group who make events like this possible, said Maestro Matthew Wardell. The night kicks off at 7 with performances by the Ocala Youth Symphony and the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, along with a special collaboration of the two orchestras. Attendees should bring their own seating. Thursday, Dec. 5 Veterans formal ballThe Kingdom of the Sun (KOS) chapter has announced that it will hold a Veterans Formal Snowflake Ball on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Elks Club and Lodge. The Snowflake Ball is hosted by the local KOS Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). Sharon Murry, President of the local KOS Chapter, announced that the Ball will include a prime rib dinner with dancing and vocal entertainment by NOVA from Gainesville. Advanced reservations are required for this event, and tickets are $40 per person. All military veterans are cordially invited to attend. The Elks Club is at 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala. For details, call 352-237-9720.Friday, Dec. 6 Civic Chorale s Sound s of Chri stmasFor 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.; and First United Methodist Church, 1126 E. Silver Springs Blvd., on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Admission is free. Donations support student scholarship program.Saturday, Dec. 7 Chri stmas C onc ert 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. Admission is free but a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the churchs Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information call 352-5370207 or go to www.fumcocala.org or wayne@fumcocala.org.Sat., Dec. 7, Sun., Dec. 8 C onc ert band to performThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band, under the direction of Les Muncaster, announces its December 2013 Christmas in the Air concert series on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 SE Fort King St. Musical selections include: Jingle Bells Forever; Sleigh Ride; Ave Maria; Christmas in the 50s and many more! Pre-concert music will be provided by the KOS Woodwind Quintet. All performances are free (donations are accepted) and open to the public. For more information, please call 352-624-9291 or visit our website at www.kingdomofthesunband.org.Mon., Dec. 9, Tue., Dec. 10 GFWC Woman s Clu bs to meetThe GFWC Womans Club of Ocala Evening Group will meet Monday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Allergy and Asthma Care, 1740 SE 18th St., Ocala, for an Ugly Christmas Clothes Party. There will be a prize for the funniest or most outlandish outfit! Bring a wacky, inexpensive gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served. The meeting is open to all ladies in the community. For more information call Patti at 352-3512708 or email to pbs1515@gmail.com. The GFWC Womans Club of Ocala Day Group will meet Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:45 a.m. at the Elks Club and Lodge, 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala, for lunch, a program and business meeting. The speaker will be Kristina Donohue, Executive Director of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra. She will discuss plans for the renovation of the City Auditorium at Tuscawilla Park which will be the new home of the Ocala Symphony. The auditorium has been renamed Ocala Arts Center. For luncheon reservations call Mary at 352-347-3975. For further information about the Womans Club contact Patti, President, at 352-351-2708. All women in the area are welcome. Friday, Dec. 13 Hi storic Home tourHistoric Ocala Preservation Society annual Christmas Historic Home Candlelight Tour will be Friday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition to candlelight tour, 7 Sisters Inn Bed & Breakfast will also be open 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday evening for touring with a candlelight ticket. Also may tour 7 Sisters Inn on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. with HOPS tour ticket. All homes surround Turnipseed Park, between SE 12th Street and SE 13th Avenue. Santa, refreshments, and entertainment will be at the park Tickets: Adult $10 pre-sale, and $12 evening of tour. Ticket locations: Yours Truly Cards & Gifts, Friendship Center OTOW, 8449 SW State Road 200. 1st Friday Art Walk, HOPS Table Ocala Downtown Square Dec. 6. 000GOTO Coral Shores Realty, 6146 SW Hwy. 200 Jasmine Square, Ocala, FL 34476 Want to explore ALL of the homes for sale in On Top of the World and other 55+ communities? Go to: www.OcalaFLRealEstate4U.com Ralph & Bonnie Mills Retirement Community Specialists Direct: 352-427-1131 or 427-1217 Email: bonnie.mills1@gmail.com OPEN HOUSE OAK RUN, ON TOP OF THE WORLD & INDIGO EAST Sunday, November 24, 2013 Please Note Times! 11749 SW 79 Cir. 12:00-1:45 Lexington (Oak Run), 3/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $170,000 8318 SW 79 Cir. 12:00-1:30 Verbena (Indigo), 3/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $131,900 8298 SW 79 Cir. 1:45-4:00 Heather (Indigo), 3/2 handicap . . . . . . . $164,000 8066 SW 81 Lp. 2:00-4:00 Hyacinth (Indigo), 2/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $115,000 Use the most powerful home search engine in Ocala, FL. Register once, use it forever! http://RetireSmart.OneHomeSearch.net/?src=4 Pictures, descriptions and directions are on our website 000GKWW 000GKX3

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Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Tuesday, Nov. 26 Breast cancer support group meetsThe 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.Fun with FlowersThe next class of Fun With Flowers sponsored by Pioneer Garden Club will be Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. at the Science Discovery Center in Tuscawilla Park in Ocala. Cost is $15 which includes all materials. Call for reservations 352-6223681.Saturday, Nov. 30 Nativity open house at churchThe public is invited to an open house on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m., at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 SW State Road 200 to welcome in the holiday season. Several nativity sets that belong to members of the congregation, as well as some from other members of the community, will be on display. If you have a nativity set with a special story that you would like to share with others on that weekend, please call 352-509-4218. Sunday, Dec. 1 Youth Symphony concert The Ocala Youth Symphony is presenting its holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at West Port High School. Musicians range in age from 9 to18. All concerts are free and open to the public. For information, call 352873-6738.German American dinnerThe 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.Master 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 wellknown 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 352-537-0207.Monday, Dec. 2 Lecture on post-theismDoes post-theism mean the end of God or does it mean that as reason and religion find increasingly common ground our understanding of what the concept of God means is expanding as exponentially as are the dimensions of scientific inquiry? Dr. Harold W. McSwain will examine various interpretations of post-theism at a free public lecture to be presented by the Interfaith Alliance of Marion County at the Islamic Center of Ocala at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2. The Islamic Center is at 1410 N.E. 14th St. in Ocala. Pastor of the progressive First Congregational United Church of Christ in Ocala which is part of a community of churches subscribing to the belief that god is still speaking, Dr. McSwain has been an ordained minister for 34 years. He holds a Master of Divinity degree and Master of Church Music degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and a Doctor of Theology degree from Boston University. Currently vice president of the Interfaith Alliance of Marion County, Dr. McSwain also conducts the Central Florida Master Choir of Ocala which in December is performing seasonal concerts at area churches on Dec. 1, 8 and 15. For more information please visit TIAMarionCounty.org or telephone 352/629-3897. More on Pages 6-7 OCALA 352-620-0008 4000 SW COLLEGE ROAD OCALA 352-620-0008 Enjoy your ride through every season with CERTIFIED S ERVICE FREE CAR WASH WITH SERVICE OIL CHANGE $ 19 95 OIL CHANGE $ 19 95 ea. ea. When you pre-buy (4). Conventional oil only Up to 5 qts. 5W30. No synthetics or diesels. Expires 12/31/13 FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING $ 69 95 FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING $ 69 95 COOLING S YSTEM SERVICE $ 89 95 COOLING S YSTEM SERVICE $ 89 95 Includes one gallon of Dex-Cool fluid. Expires 12/31/13 OIL CHANGE $ 29 95 OIL CHANGE $ 29 95 When you pre-buy (4). 2011 & Newer Dexos 5W30. Up to 5 qts. 5W30. Expires 12/31/13 ea. ea. MECHANICAL REPAIR SPECIALS MECHANICAL REPAIR SPECIALS Car Wash and Wax $ 49 95 Car Wash and Wax $ 49 95 Expires 12/31/13 Expires 12/31/13 Includes 1 gallon dex-cool. See dealer for details. SPEND SAVE $100 . . . . . . . . . $8 $150 . . . . . . . . $12 $200 . . . . . . . . $20 $250 . . . . . . . . $30 SPEND SAVE $300 . . . . . . . . $42 $350 . . . . . . . . $56 $400+ . . . . . . . $72 000GMH6 FREE LOANER with any service over $150.00. See dealer for details. Expires 12/31/13 000GNSL 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 CLOSE TO PALM GROVE CLUB Beautiful Caneel Bay Model,2/2/2 + Den, 1403 Sq. Ft. Laminate flooring and ceramic tile on the Golf Course. Gorgeous eat-in kitchen. Close to Palm Grove Club. $172,000 MLS #397699 John Kapioski 208-1635 LIKE NEW INSIDE REDUCED $10K! UNIQUE BONUS ROOM OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 11-24 1-3 PM 8484 SW 108th St., Nbhd. 12 NEW TO MARKET! PROVIDENCE MODEL. 3/2/2 open floor plan. Stainless appliances. $154,900 MLS#398869 The Cernera Team 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com Waverly Model, 2/2/2 with split plan, kitchen with lots of cabinets and counter space. Enclosed lanai, close to golf course. $112,000 MLS#396342 UPGRADES WILL SURPRISE YOU! 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 Expanded Yorkshire, stucco, 2/2.5/2, 1591 Sq. Ft. living. Large formal living room/dining room, 1/2 bath, 2 master suites.12 x 14 den off master suite. Maintained lot. $129,500 MLS#398831 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 Youve never seen an Expanded Williamsburg like this! 3 Bedroom/2 Baths/2-Car Garage. Stainless steel appliances. Fantastic upgrades will surprise you! $136,500 MLS#390260 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 7180 SW 113th Loop, Linkside 3/2/2 Augusta Model on maintained lot. Volume ceilings, screened courtyard and more! $139,500 MLS#392024 The Cernera Team 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 11-24 1-3 PM NO MORE MOWING!!! Nantucket Villa 2/2/2 Open and Bright with laminate floors, NEW fridge, range and dishwasher Sept 2013, lovely courtyard, large living room and formal dining room. $99,000 MLS #395337 John Kapioski 208-1635 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! HAPPY THANKSGIVING! As you think back over the past year, we hope you find much to be thankful for. DECCA Real Estate would like you to know how thankful we are for clients like you, and for the opportunities we have had to help you achieve your dreams! Wishing you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving! 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! Expanded Savannah 2/2/1.5 Clean, Move-in Ready! Freshly painted, beautiful laminate floors in all rooms except kitchen and baths. Glassed in lanai and MORE! $68,500 MLS399023 HAPPY THANKSGIVING to all our customers past and present! Serago Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!

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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 program 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/. 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 Clock collectors offer items and assessmentsIf 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, 352-527-0669.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.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 352-351-1606.Monday, Nov. 25 40 & 8 to meetThe regular monthly meeting of the 40 & 8 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, on the second floor of the Bank of the Ozarks building on State Road 200 at the entrance to On Top Of The World. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome. Come and enjoy camaraderie and light refreshments with fellow veterans. Gene Martin, Hes Back Longtime Oak Run resident Gene Martin is back on the airwaves playing The Music of Our Lives. You can hear him Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Daystar Radio, 89.5 FM. Listen to favorite songs as well as participate in contests to win prizes. Gene and his wife have been in Oak Run for 21 years.Oak Run TravelTrip No. 3 on Jan. 19 takes us to Ruth Eckerd Hall where we will enjoy Tony Orlando and The Bronx Wanderers. The show opens with The Bronx Wanderers who give us the feel of songs of the 50s thru the 80s rock n roll. Then hear Tony sing his iconic Tie a Yellow Ribbon and Knock Three Times along with many other favorites. It will be a great show at $60 per person including lunch and bus drivers tip. The bus leaves at 9 a.m. with lunch at 11 a.m. and the show at 1 p.m. Call Janet Madsen or Jackie Marcotte for your tickets. Casino lovers take note!! Our Trip No. 9 to the Hard Rock Casino on March 3 has a few seats remaining. This is an afternoon and evening trip which leaves Oak Run at 12:30 p.m. It is only $25 per person for the hassle free trip with your friends and neighbors. Be sure to provide your player number or drivers license information to Wayne and Howardean Krueger when you call. Also, at Ruth Eckerd Hall is Trip No. 11 on March 17. Youll hear Neil Bergs all musical revue with five Broadway stars and a great New York band. They will recreate those magical moments from the best that Broadway has offered over the past hundred years. This is an annual favorite for Oak runners so be sure to call Rita Stotz for more information and tickets.Winter Water Exercise Sign-UpsMark your calendars because sign-ups for the winter water exercise program will be on Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014, in the card room at the Orchid Club from 9 to 11 a.m. During the winter session each participant will attend only one class per week The time of classes offered at the Aquatic Club are: Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 9, 10 or 11 a.m. Classes will be filled by random drawing. For more information call Sharon at 352-854-5590 or Jean at 352-861-8589.ORWGA The winners of the Nov. 7 low net tournament were: Flight A: Marti Babb, Marge Rymarcsuk, Kathy OConnell; Flight B: Sue Elie, Donna Huffman, Marlene Puglis; Flight C: Anita Caruso, Phyllis Robinson, Olive Adler; Flight D: Ann Hurr, Norma Erickson, Bebe Hahne. Closest to the Pin: June Dickbernd. Chip Ins: Norma Erickson, Pat Anderson The winners of the low net tournament held on Nov. 14 were: Flight A: Kathy OConnell, Marti Babb, Irene Rooney; Flight B: Jennie Buccella, Olive Adler, Donna Huffman; Flight C: Bev Schasel, Jean Travers, Norma Erickson; Flight D: Ann Hurr, Ruby Shepard, Bebe Hahne. Closest to the Pin: Bev Schasel. Chip In: Ruby Shepard. A reminder to all of our members; there is a signup sheet and envelope for checks in the pro shop for our Dec. 12 Christmas party to be held at Citrus Hills. 2014 membership dues are also being collected.Royal Oaks WomenTuesday, Nov. 12, was the last day of competition in the club championship. And we did crown a wonderful champion! But first, the following ladies were winners in the daily play: 1st Flight: 1Judie Lavdas, 2(tie) Elsa Berbig and Jan Tennant; 2nd Flight: 1Joan OBrien, 2(tie) Salita Timmermeyer and Noreen Salo; 3rd Flight: 1-Kathy Kollar, 2Gayle Feeman, 3(tie) Janet Tully and Joanne Welch. Closest to the pin: Judie Lavdas. After 3 days of play, the champion, with the lowest total gross score was Elsa Berbig! Way to go, Elsa! The other ladies with low gross scores were: 1st Flight: 1-Jan Tennant, 2Judie Lavdas,3-Elaine Bush; 2nd Flight: 1-Joan OBrien, 2(tie) Bette Johnson and Roseann Lavacca; 3rd Flight: 1Lisa Juhasz, 2B.J. Lassiter, 3Janet Tully. Congratulations to all!Oak Run Lady NinersOn Nov. 7, the game was Ennie Meenie. First Place: Vange Bell and Kim Hessel (tied). Second Place: Diane Dufresne. On Nov. 14, the game was Low Net. Flight A First Place: BJ Lassiter, Second Place: Elsa Berbig. Flight B First Place: Ginger Drake, Second Place: Kim Hessel. All ladies living in Oak Run are welcome to play golf with the Lady Niners on Monday mornings. Tee time is noted on the signup sheet located in the ladies locker room.Royal Oaks MenThe Royal Oaks Mens Golf Association conducted a club championship tournament on Nov.11, 13, and 15. Fiftythree players competed. The format was individual stroke play based on the mans gross score. Winners in three white tee and three senior tee flights were as follow: White Ch. flight-Congratulations to Bud Murray who shot 75,78, 73 for a low score of 226. Runners up were Bob Gray 241, Dave Dawson 246, and Emmet Dowling 248. White Flight twoJohn Rogers 254, Roger Bagg 256,Hal Loomis 257,Tom Welch 257. White Flight three-Bruce Stover 275, John Bush 276, Ken Frandsen 281, Ralph Lavacca 283. Senior Ch. flight-Congratulations to Stanley Weckstein who shot 79, 85,76 for a low score of 240. Runners up were Sam Sample 261, Dick Berbig 262, Virgil Hein 262. Senior flight twoChuck Engel 265, Bob Gehan 273, John Foutty 278, Ray Hagerman 280. Senior flight three-Sam Owens 279, Dick Feltenberger 280, Steve Casner 296, Dick Spano 297. Following golf on Friday, players enjoyed a buffet lunch by Royal Oaks restaurant. Compliments to John Terry who did a fine job as chairman of this event. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 21 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 Christmas dinner danceDont forget to get your tickets to the Christmas dinner dance on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Food will be catered by Sonnys BBQ, chicken and pulled pork, veggies and dessert, all for $13. Music by George. 50/50. Come and have a darn good time! Everyone is welcome. Tickets will be sold November 26-27 at the SCN clubhouse.Christmas decoratorsLooks like a lot of snowbirds are returning to our area. The weather has been perfect. There will be a need for help (inside and outside) to decorate the clubhouse. Please donate your time if you are able. The whole process only takes a few hours of your time. A brand new Christmas tree was purchased through Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee. The clubhouse should look very beautiful (as it always does) (thanks to Ray). Please contact Cindy if you would like to help on Dec. 3. There will be snacks and refreshments for the workers only. Happy Thanksgiving! It was so good to see Mary Golab back on the golf course after her recent health problems. Also thank you Dallas. See you on the 22nd! Regards from Jan.Jan Liberio resides in Spruce Creek North with her husband Jim and can be reached via e-mail at JnLiber@aol.com or drop suggestions in the mail slot at the SCN clubhouse. NORTHCONTINUED FROM PAGE 24 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000GOVT 000GHTC CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING 25 Years Carpet Cleaning Per Room Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 OWNER DOES THE WORK We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Holiday Specials Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 $ 18 Per Room 3 room minimum Estate Planning Wills Trusts Real Estate Probate Corporations Medicaid Qualifying Tax Law 7480 SW SR 200 Ocala, FL 34476 Robert A. 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banned, thats the only part I really dont agree with. Its not smoke, its vapor, which is really steam. He said that research showed that Vapor doesnt pose any danger to bystanders. He said that claims that its the same as second-hand smoke are not correct. A local man, Jeff Wood, says that most e-cigarette users were already smokers. He said his wife has asthma and he had to avoid smoking near her, but now I can use my e-cigarette in the car sitting next to my wife. One child said that kids are so influenced, when they see smoking of e-cigarettes, it will lead them to smoking. Mildred Grissom of Northeast 45th Street said she supports the ordinance. I grew up when there wasnt a lot of research on smoking. She said her dad and three brothers smoke, and that one of her brothers, who had started at 13 years old, died recently of lung cancer. He had stopped smoking eight years earlier and still died. Another student from the Lake Weir High School SWAT program agreed with the ordinance, saying that e-cigarette smokers should have to go to smoking areas. Commissioners agree with her, and passed the ordinance. Friday, November 22, 2013 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Somebody else wants it!Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403Got something special you no longer use? Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SMC_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 For your convenience, mail in with payments to South Marion Citizen office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL34481 or call... STUMP GRINDINGCALL JIM FOR FREE ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. 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(352) 237-3347 A-1 LADY BUYER!Buying Old Costume Jewelry, mens watches, fishing Old Stuff352-344-3809 OAK RUNNice 2/2/1.5, Golf, Pools, Activities, Pets Considered (585)610-5257 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 BUY ANTIQUES & OLD STUFF! Jim & Sheila Reed 352-873-9910 or 352-219-4134 Ronco ST500 Rotisserie In perfect cond. $75. (352) 208-0877 4 Drawer gray metal letter size File cabinet $25. (352)208-0877 Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 OCALAYard Sale + Antiques, Xmas Decorations, Fri. 22 & Sat. 23 8am-1pm 8237 SW 100th Ln Rd Simply advertise in the Classifieds and get results quickly!How To Make Your Car Disappear... CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403www.smcitizen.com DRIVERS:Home EVERY Weekend, Dedicated Southern Lanes & OTR! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down, No Credit Check.1-888-880-5916 SPRING HILLCLASSES LAST CLASSOF 2013 COSMETOLOGY December 16TH DAY & NIGHT SCHOOLFULL TIME & P AR TTIME BENESInternational School of Beauty www .benes.edu (727) 848-8415 (352) 263-2744ST A TE APPROVED FOR V A TRAINING LET USWORK FORYOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403South Marion CitizenClassifieds Get Results! Seeking gentleman friend, non-drinker, non-smoker. I am a Christian, I drive, & love pets. Call 352-694-3866 and leave message. Todays New Ads OAK RUNNice 2/2/1.5, Golf, Pools, Activities, Pets Considered (585)610-5257 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. SMOKINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 4:30 p.m. Junior Sunshine Christmas Parade which will weave through downtown streets. 5-8:30 p.m. Santa will be in his sleigh to visit with children after the parade. 7:30 p.m. City Officials will kick off the holiday season. For additional information, call Stan Creel at 352-629-8444 or 629-CITY. LIGHTSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 This weeks puzzle answers Friday, Nov. 22 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 352732-0706.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 Community calendar 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) 873-7441, to apply.Fri., Nov. 22, Sat., Nov. 23 Theatre Students Showcase TalentThe Marion County Center for the Arts at West Port High School will present Christopher Durangs one-act comedy, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. The play will be followed by a showcase of monologues, scenes, and musical theatre performances by students in the schools Thespian troupe. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. The West Port High School Performing Arts Center is at 3733 SW 80th Ave. The Marion County Center for the Arts is a visual and performing arts magnet program at West Port High School offering a four-year course of study featuring a broad range of programs in both the performing and visual arts. These include acting, chorus, dance, electronic music, instrumental music, piano keyboarding, technical theatre, two and three-dimensional art, photography, and digital media. Academic offerings for students include honors, advanced placement, and dual enrollment courses taught on campus. For more information, contact Laurie Reeder at 352-291-4000. National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? REGISTER TO WIN A FREE CREMATION PLAN Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE Meal & Informational Seminar on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation. When the time comes wouldnt you prefer your loved ones celebrate your legacy rather than stress about making arrangements? Give them the relief theyll need during a tough time. Well discuss: Affordable options and savings Veterans benefits Worldwide Away-From-Home Protection And much more... RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. 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BRIEFS INDEX Bookmark..............................19 Cherrywood.........................16 Classifieds.............................30 Marion Landing..................20 Oak Run.................................21 Opinion....................................8 Out to Pastor........................11 Pun Alley...............................25 Puzzles...................................26 Spruce Creek North...........24CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 26 www.smcitizen.com Editors note:The South Marion Citizen and West Marion Messenger invited readers to share their memories of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago. One account is printed here, the others start on Page 8. Patty WaddellI was 10 years old, a fifth grader in Fort Worth, Texas. President and Mrs. Kennedy flew into Fort Worth the day before and spent the night at the Texas Hotel downtown. There was to be a breakfast with the Chamber of Commerce there that morning, and it was understood that he would address whatever crowd might gather outside first. My mother took my sister and brother and me to the hotel early on the 22nd. It was a drizzly morning, and I recall that though it was not too pleasant waiting outside in the rain, I was excited. We had been studying our government in social studies, and I was eager to see in person our President and also Vice President Johnson and Texas Governor Connolly. But to be honest, my biggest wish was to see Jackie Kennedy. There was quite a crowd that gathered, and I dont recall if it was because we had gotten there very early, or if it was because the crowd was generous, but the three of us kids ended up front so we could see. Soon the three VIPs came outside, along with a lot of other people but alas, not Jackie. The one thing I remember about his speech that morning was that he said something to the effect that Mrs. Kennedy was still getting ready; and that she took longer but always looked better than he did. Following his speech, he came down to the crowd and straight to where we were standing. He shook my hand, and asked me why I wasnt in school. I made sure he knew the school had given me permission to be there. He spoke to us for a bit longer, and I recall thinking that it felt like we were the only people there. By that, I mean he gave us his full attention for that couple of minutes. When he moved on to others in the crowd, Vice President Johnson and Governor Connolly, who had followed behind him, also shook my hand, but they didnt speak. Later that day at school, we were in the classroom after lunch. Our teacher had us open our books to read silently, and she went out into the hall. This seemed very odd to all of us, and soon we realized many of the teachers were in the hall. We felt something was up, but had no idea what it could be. After a bit, the teacher came back into the room and called for me to come out. When I got to the hall, she told me the principal wanted to see me. Well, now I was panicked. I could not think of anything I had done to get sent to the principals office; but, I figured it had to be something bad and that must be what all the teachers were talking about in the hall. Once there, the principal, Miss Walker, put me at ease. She knew I had gone to hear the President speak that morning, and she wanted to know what I saw, heard and felt. After I told her my story, she gently told me that he had been assassinated. I felt like I had been kicked in the gut. I couldnt believe it. After all, I had just seen him alive and well. After we talked through it, she told me school was being dismissed early, and we all went home. I spent the next few days glued to the television along with my family just like the rest of America. That may be more information that you wanted to know, but once I started typing, it just all kind of comes back. Wow it is 50 years later and the memories are still so vivid. I now live in Oak Run with my husband, Jim. FYI his birthday is November 22nd. Hmmm.. wonder if that is supposed to mean anything32~ Friday, November 22, 2013 www.smcitizen.com Local woman recalls meeting JFK on Nov. 22, 1963 FILE PHOTOPresident and Mrs. Kennedy in Texas on Nov. 22, 1963. Honoring veteransThe Cherrywood Color Guard marches during the Veterans Day ceremonies in the development on Monday, Nov. 11. See the Cherrywood column on Page 16. The Marion County School Board unanimously elected Bobby James and Angie Boynton as the chair and vice-chair, respectively, for the next year. The board held its annual reorganizational meeting Tuesday morning. Its believed to be the first time a Marion County government entity has been headed by two African American leaders. James previously chaired the Marion County School Board in 2008-2009. He joined the Board by gubernatorial appointment in 2007 and was elected to the board by Marion County voters in 2008 and again in 2010. His current board term expires in 2014. Boynton ran for and won the District 4 school board seat in 2010. James, Boynton lead local School Board BY JIM CLARK EditorPeople who sell and smoke electronic cigarettes are facing a new round of regulations today after action taken Tuesday by Marion County commissioners. The commission unanimously adopted an ordinance which has three basic parts. The most controversial provision bans smoking of e-cigarettes anywhere where regular smoking is banned for instance, workplaces, restaurants, other public places. Also adopted were a ban on placing e-cigarettes in front of a counter, where they are often mixed with candy to, opponents say, attract children and a ban on sales to minors. Commissioners were told that the impetus for the ordinance came from Commissioner David Moore. Several speakers addressed the issue, including a number of children. Eight were students of Jacqueline Shelton of Howard Middle School and were members of SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco). All spoke about the danger of the relatively new product. Several other students spoke, and all gave the same address, but that address could not be verified or located. Among the adults who spoke were Alice Marie Worthington, who said My concern is for the health and safety of our youth. She mentioned an incident at Silver Springs where the smell was that of cannabis (marijuana) and she commented, They will use these e-cigarettes to mask illegal drug use. Students know this. Another man from the Southwest area said that his father died of lung cancer, and that on his death certificate it says cigarettes were a cause. Smoking is dangerous. I too am worried about our children. I dont think theres enough long term studies this is a very good ordinance and I think commissioners should pas it. I dont want children waking up 40 years from now in a hospital room. A man who said he runs an e-cigarette shop in the mall said he had no problem with the ban on sale to minors or putting the e-cigarettes beside candy. The third part, banning it where traditional cigarettes are County tightens rules on display, sales, use of e-cigarettes Electronic cigarettes may only be used in areas where tobacco cigarette smoking is allowed. PLEASESEESMOKING, PAGE3 Light Up Ocala is this SaturdayLive entertainment, crafts, food, childrens activities, a parade and a visit by Santa all will be part of the 30th annual Light Up Ocala on Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 to 9 p.m., in downtown Ocala. This years theme is A Dazzling Downtown Tradition. Stages for the event will be located on North Magnolia Avenue, the Downtown Square and Citizens Circle. 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