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BRIEFS New sports feature now on our websiteThe South Marion Citizen has a new feature on its website, which is www.smcitizen.com. There are two boxes whereby viewers can access results from two major sports which are in season. Right now the website features the Winter Olympics and college basketball. When the Olympics are over, that box will change to the NBA, and when college basketball ends, that box will change to Major League Baseball. There is no fee to view the Citizen website. INDEX Bookmark..............................24 Cherrywood.........................17 Cranes Corner.....................21 Marion Landing..................14 Oak Run.................................13 Obituary...................................3 OTOW.....................................20 Out to Pastor........................10 Pun Alley...............................12 Puzzles...................................22 Spruce Creek North...........16CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 38 www.smcitizen.com32~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Accident blocks entrance to OTOW PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELThis was what was left of the van after the roof was cut off to free the people inside. This is what was left of the tree after it was sheared off in the crash. Two people hospitalized Two people were hospitalized and the State Road 200 entrance to On Top of the World was blocked when a van hit a tree. According to the Florida Highway Patrol and witnesses, the van driven by Elmer Richard Benson, 84, suddenly changed lanes and swerved into the tree. Benson and the female passenger, who was not identified by FHP, were trapped when the van rolled on its side, and personnel from Fire Rescue Station 21 had to cut the roof off to free them. Firefighters gather debris after the accident. IGLESIA AMIGOS DE JESUS (Church of the Friends of Jesus) BY PATRICIA A. WOODBURY Special to the CitizenRecently I had the opportunity to experience a Spanish language religious worship service at Joy Lutheran Church. They were a small group of about 15 people; a few were children, plus the pastor. I was impressed with the warmth of the people and their sincere responsiveness and active participation throughout the service. Their service included much singing and music. When they sang, the pastor played a guitar and several people played maracas (sometimes called rumba shakers). All participated with voice, body movement and clapping. A female soloist with a beautiful voice sang a hymn accompanied by recorded music. Naturally the whole service was in the Spanish language and this reporter did not understand that language. It appeared that each member had his own Spanish liturgical book. A kind member of the group graciously offered to narrate the sermon in English as the pastor spoke. The sermon for this day was from the gospel of John Chapter 15. In this parable of the Vine, Jesus is the true vine and we are the branches. God is the vine dresser or grower. Every branch that does not bear fruit is taken away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes so it will bear more fruit. The fruit is everything that brings glory to Godthose good deeds we do for others. The Pastor said that the fruit is the quality of the Christian character, a gift from God. The group joined in a circle and shared Communion of wafers and grape juice. Finally they concluded the service by holding hands and offering a prayer for one another. Pastor Israel Reyes, the leader of this group, is originally from Puerto Rico. He was raised in the Roman Catholic faith but later developed an interest in evangelism and being more out in the community. In 1970, after completing the Assemblies of God seminary proActive participation evident at Joy Lutheran Spanish service PHOTO BY NORM HALVORSENPastor Israel Hayes at Joy Lutheran Church. PLEASESEEJOY, PAGE3 Get Up and Go drawing scheduled by Civic TheatreOcala Civic Theatres popular annual Get Up and Go drawing is back to raise funds for the theatre. For a donation of $5, contestants have a chance to win one of eight terrific prize packages. Prizes include hundred of dollars in restaurant gift cards, shopping packages, a special Pamper Yourself package, a Disney World weekend, a Busch Gardens trip, and Ocala Civic Theatre season tickets for the 2014-2015 season. The top prize is a $2,000 American Express gift card to spend any way the winner chooses! Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are on sale at the Theatre box office. Tickets also will be on sale at performances of Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, which runs Feb. 6 through March 2, and The Odd Couple, which runs March 20 through April 13. The drawing will be held at the Theatre at noon on Tuesday, April 15. You do not have to be present to win. For additional information, call 352-236-2274. United Way names new president and CEO Scot Quintel of Richmond Indiana has been selected to lead the United Way of Marion County as its president and CEO. Quintel currently serves as President and CEO of the United Way of Whitewater Valley headquartered in Richmond Indiana. He will begin his duties in Ocala on March 19. We have conducted a thorough national search and are pleased to bring Scot Quintel to our community, said UW Board Chairman Tom Falanga. We also are pleased to announce the promotion of Tina Banner, APR, CPRC, Vice President of Resource Development, to a new position in our organization, Executive Vice President, Falanga said. Quintel has had progressive experience in three United Ways Lansing Michigan, Beaumont Texas, and his current position in Richmond Indiana. He has substantial experience in transforming the Richmond United Way to the Education, Income, and Health model. Quintel has strong experience in leading Richmond into community impact of community problemsolving from the traditional United Way model. He is a graduate of Michigan State University. PLEASESEEQUINTEL, PAGE3 Quintel 000HCUA WHATS YOUR VEHICLE WORTH? 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CALL THE TOLL-FREE NUMBER OR SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS. OFFERS EXPIRE 2/28/14. 877-283-6352 $ 1000 COUPON TRADE ASSISTANCE $ 1000 COUPON TRADE ASSISTANCE New 2014 Chevy Stk# E5210 New 2014 Chevy Malibu LS MSRP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $22,965 Discount and Rebates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,968 Sale Price $ 19,997

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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 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... CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs Call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 BeautyS e MOBILE HAIR CARE**FULL SER VICE ** IN YOUR HOME LIC. BEAUTICIAN/CNA SERVICE THE HOME BOUND/ ELDERLY. (352) 237-3347 Caregiver/Aide/ Companion/Errands /Transportation Beth 352-861-9548 STUMP GRINDINGCALL JIM FOR FREE ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 Holiday Rambler2008, SAVOY, 26 ft. Travel trlr. New awning, 1 slide out, central vac. ducted air. Emmucalate inside & out $12,500. 352-586-1694 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE In Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model 813-335-3794 813-458-0584 Call AJ AUTO SWAP CORRAL SHOW21TH ANNUALWINTER SWAP MEETSUMTER COUNTYFairgrounds, BushnellFeb. 14, 15, 16th 1-800-438-8559 For Sale By Owner 3/2 w/ Pool, Crystal River Near Plantation Golf Course Call for Appt. (954) 547-5722 Cell $89,900. Heres Your Chance TO OWN Mini Farms ,Silver Leaf Rd, Dunnellon 10 acres Total $59,000 5 Acre Tracks $39,000 Owner Financing $10,000 Down, 10 yrs @ 6 per cent Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5002 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 CLIPPER BLADE Sharpening Service WE SHARPEN... Small Animal Clipper Blades Large Animal Clipper Blades Oster, Andis, Stewart, Wahl Grooming Scissors Contact Bill 352.246.4922 met aledgesharp. com 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. DUDLEYS AUCTION Thur 2/13 Estate Adventure Auction out -3pm, in -6pm (Two Auctions)Bush Hog PZ73 /com 0-turn mower, furniture, tools, everything from new to collectibles Sat. 2/15 MORRISTON On Site Construction Asset Liquidation Auction: 9am. 24030 NW 27th, 32668 ********************** call for info 637-9588 Dudleysauction .com 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. BRAND NEW Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in Original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 Baldwin Piano with bench and cover. Oak finish $300 OBO (352) 854-1607 GUN SHOWOcala National Guard Armory900 SW 20TH StreetFeb. 15, Sat. 9-5 Feb. 16, Sun. 9-4Concealed W eap ons Classes Daily Bring your GUNS to sell or tradeGunT rader GunShows.com 352-359-0134 LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! 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 MASSAGE THERAPYClasses Start, April 28, 2014 Spring Hill DAY & NIGHT SCHOOL BENES International School of Beauty www .benes.edu (727) 848-8415 (352) 263-2744 1 (866) 724-2363 TOLL FREE STATE APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING ATTENTION:ENTREPRENEURS WANTED25 Preferred Customers and Distributors to represent LifeVantage Corp. If Interested in an Opportunity of a Lifetime Call (352) 873-8976 Ask for Bob Diabetic Test Strips a diabetic needs unopened, unexpired boxes, we pick-up, call Mike 386-266-7748 $$WE PAYCASH$$ The Williston Pioneer has an opening on our advertising team.E-mail your resume to Carolyn Ten Broeck at editor@willistonpioneer.com. We are an equal opportunity employer.Drug testing required. DRIVERS:Great Pay & Benefits! Sign-on Bonus! Teams/solos. Quality Hometime, Assigned Trucks. CDL-A, 3yrs T/T exp. Jeanine: 855-202-5076 Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale!You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! PUTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! 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? This weeks puzzle answers John Jack Woodville Lillard Oak RunJohn Jack Woodville Lillard of Oak Run, quietly passed away Feb. 1, 2014. Survived by his loving wife and best friend of 61 years, Nancy; daughters, Jackie Allen, Joyce (Robert) Darmiento; sons, Richard (Julie), Thomas (Martha); ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Audrey Goodleaf. A celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Church of the Advent, RT 484 in Dunnellon. Donations in Jacks memory can be made to Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34474. OBITUARY gram, he was ordained in Cheboygan, Wisconsin. Pastor Reyes was employed for five years with a Lutheran Church in Dade City, Pasco County where he had an outreach program for migrant workers, ministering to their religious and social issues. For 15 years he worked with an Evangelical church in Williston, FL where his ministry was with a farm workers program for persons that worked with horses and others who grew peanuts. In October 2013, Pastor Reyes approached Joy Lutheran Church about holding a Spanish language service. Since then he has been providing a worship service every Sunday, in the sanctuary at 1 p.m. He also offers a Spanish Bible Study on at 7:00 p.m. each Wednesday evening. Pastor Reyes would like to reach out to the Hispanic people in the surrounding community and provide a charismatic ministry for them. He encourages all those who may be interested to come and experience this family-focused worship service in Spanish. He is also assisted by Pastor Luis Betances who is originally from Santa Domingo and ordained in 1972 by a charismatic sect of the Catholic Church. Joy Evangelical Lutheran Church is at 7045 SW 83rd Place at State Road 200, Ocala. For more information contact the church office at 352-854-4509 or Luis Batances at 352-362-4552. JOYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 The search for a new president began last summer with the resignation of Maureen Quinlan. Toni James, former president, has filled in as Interim President. The Search Committee, chaired by Falanga, used web-based methods to select finalists, including Google Hangouts, an interactive interview, before inviting finalists to come to Marion County for personal interviews. Over 30 applications were received for the position, both local and from other states. In addition to a two-hour in-person interview with the Search Committee, the finalists met with over 50 community leaders and donors at a reception where the leaders gave the Committee feedback on their impressions. QUINTELCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 The catalog for the Ocala Breeders Sales Companys 2014 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The website features a sortable master index for the catalog and pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. The iPad version of the catalog is now available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/ A total of 411 juveniles have been cataloged for the two-day OBS sale, set for Monday and Tuesday, March 10 and 11, with both sessions beginning at 11 a.m. The Under Tack Show is set for 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 6 (Hips 1-206), and Friday, March 7 (Hips 207 411). The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and Bloodhorse websites. The March Sale has long been a source of top class racehorses, as OBS Selected Two-Year-Old Sales have produced the winners of 17 Eclipse Awards, 13 Breeders Cup races and 38 millionaire graduates. Since the beginning 2013, OBS March graduates have won or placed in 166 stakes races, winning 66 of them including 25 graded stakes wins. Six March graduates scored grade one wins, highlighted by a victory in the Breeders Cup Sprint (G1) by Michael E. Pegram Karl Watson, Paul Weitmans Secret Circle. It was the third graded stakes win for the colt by Eddington, winner of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Sprint at two, and the Southwest (G3) and Rebel Stakes (G2) at three. Sold for $165,000 by Flying Fish, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale, hes now 10-7-3-0 and has earned $1,918,790 to date. Gaining greater international importance, last years March Sale produced Yukio Babas unbeaten Asia Express, a near unanimous choice as Japans 2013 champion two-year-old colt. Winner of the $1.3-million Asahi Hai Futurity (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse in December, He has earned 88,131,000 yen (est. $850,000 U.S.) to date. The Florida-bred colt by Henny Hughes was purchased by Narvick International for $230,000 OBS March sale catalog available PLEASESEEOBS, PAGE4 000H937 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 14K Gold Jewelry Diamonds, Gemstones Custom Designs Fashion Jewelry Sterling Silver BUYING GOLD & DIAMONDS Show Your Love With A Valentines Day Gift 000H8HJ Now Offering a full line of Goats Milk Bath Products 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 SHAMPOO, SHAMPOO, STYLE, CUT STYLE, CUT $ 20 00 $ 20 00 $ 6 2 00 $ 6 2 00 COLOR, CUT COLOR, CUT & STYLE & STYLE Must present coupon. Expires 2/20/14 Must present coupon. 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from breeder Ocala Stud at the 2013 OBS March Sale. Last years sale also produced three other grade one winners. Reddam Racing LLCs Bond Holder came into the $250,000 FrontRunner Stakes (G1) a maiden, but rallied from off the pace to run past fellow OBS graduate Dance With Fate (April ) in deep stretch and score by 2-1/4 lengths. The colt by Mineshaft was sold by Crupis New Castle Farm, Agent, for $125,000. Hes now 7-1-1-2 and has earned $366,000. Westrock Stables LLCs ill-fated Secret Compass came running late in the $250,000 Chandelier Stakes (G1) and was up late to win by a head. The daughter of Discreet Cat was sold for $425,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent. Conquest Stables My Conquestadory started just three times, but won two graded stakes including Keenelands prestigious Darley Alcibiades Stakes (G1). Breaking her maiden in Woodbines TVG Summer Stakes (G2) on the turf over males in her debut, the daughter of Artie Schiller, sold for $240,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, has earned $415,908. Eclipse Thoroughbreds Partners 2012 March graduate Capo Bastone turned in one of the summers most exciting moments, coming from far off the pace to win Saratogas $500,000 Kings Bishop Stakes (G1) by two lengths. The son of Street Boss was sold for $175,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent. Now 11-3-12, he has earned $662,608 to date. The upper reaches of the General Sire list are well represented in the March Sale sire roster. Leading sire Malibu Moon has offspring in the sale, as do Tapit, Giants Causeway, Candy Ride (ARG), Unbridleds Song, Distorted Humor, Tiznow, Macho Uno, Bernardini, Harlans Holiday and City Zip. Other prominent sires represented include Awesome Again, Ghostzapper, Hard Spun, Henny Hughes, Indian Charlie, Kittens Joy, Majestic Warrior, Medaglia dOro, Midnight Lute, More Than Ready, Pioneerof the Nile, Smart Strike, Spieghtstown, Stormy Atlantic and War Front. Exciting newcomers with first foals racing in 2014 include top class racehorses Blame, Eskendereya, Lookin at Lucky, Quality Road and Super Saver. Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site. Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the March Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com. For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call 352-237-2154. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com OBSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 Saturday, Feb. 15 Valentine Day Dance at St. JudeSt. Jude Marion Oaks Knights of Columbus Council 15644 are having their first Valentines Day Dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the St. Jude Catholic Community Parish Hall, 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks. There will be music, hors doeuvres and dancing. Seating is limited. Tickets are $10 per person and are available after the Sunday Masses or by calling Ron at 352-861-1373, Joe at 352-307-3848 or Ed at 352-861-6720. Join us for a night of fun and dancing with your sweetheart. Memoir workshop by Patricia CharpentierYou dont have to be a writer to write your life story. On Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Freedom Public Library, the Freedom Writers Group of the Florida Writers Association presents a memoir workshop by guest speaker Patricia Charpentier, author of the multi-award winning book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time. Write Your Life Story introduces some of the many approaches to writing personal and family history and gives tips on how to get started. Patricia uses everyday language, humor, and reallife examples in discussing how to organize your material, gather story ideas, and other topics related to writing the story of the one and only you. There is no charge to attend. Seating will be on firstcome basis.Sunday, Feb. 16 Jazz Society to playThe Ocala Jazz Society will be performing on Sunday, Feb. 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. at VFW Post 4781 across from Oak Run. The band performs on the third Sunday of each month. They play a variety of music including Jazz, Big Band, Dixieland and songs from the past. $3 admission for Hospice. For info: 3520234. Calendar PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE5 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 Manager John Murphy (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 CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, formerly Workforce Connection, will hold five hiring events the week of Feb. 17 in Marion and Citrus counties. Application requirements vary, though registration via the Employ Florida Marketplace is required. For complete details, interested job applicants should visit the Events Calendar at www.careersourceclm.com and search for job fairs. Snider Fleet Solutions, a company new to the region, is one of the largest commercial tire dealers and retreaders in the nation. The company is looking for warehouse supervisors and technicians, billing assistants, CDL truck drivers, wheel painters, scrap technicians, inbound/outbound technicians and trailer/tire technicians. Interviews are by appointment only and take place Feb. 17-19 at the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion center at 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. Custom Driven Staffing, also known as CD Staffing, is hiring full-time medical assistants to help triage patients, ork front desk and back office, set appointments and verify insurance. The hiring event is set for Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. Holiday Inn Holiday Inn Express & Suites has multiple front desk team and housekeeping positions to fill. Interviews take place Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 903 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, in Lecanto. Custom Window Systems, also known as Custom Windows & Doors, has been in business locally since 1986 and manufactures PVC and aluminum windows, doors and patio enclosures for new construction and replacement. The hiring event takes place Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 4-7 p.m. at the companys location, 1900 SW 44th Ave., in Ocala. Arcadia Home Health Care is hiring on-call home care providers for Citrus County. Positions are available for Home Health Aides (HHAs), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs). The recruiting event will be held Thursday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion center at 863 S. Adolph Point, in Lecanto CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, formerly Workforce Connection, is the local, business-led organization that strives to connect qualified workers with local employers in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties through cost-effective, high quality employment, training and education services in partnership with businesses, community-based organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies. Various hiring events scheduled for next week Art workshops scheduled for March and April your own 17 x 22 painting of a Kathie Georgia original design, Violet Magnolia. G loria B etlem, Pastels A pril 10-11 Early Bird: $120 OAG member/$150 non-member At Door: $140 member/$170 non-member Fueled by a passionate 40-year appreciation for this remarkable medium, Gloria will share a variety of painterly and calligraphic techniques unique to pastels, to help you develop a successful composition, find appropriate values and expressive colors, and assist you in discovering your personal vision as it applies to your creative exploration. Materials not included, see website. Demonstration at April 9 OAG meeting. Registration for artists workshops offered by the Ocala Art Group for Winter/Spring 2014 is now open. All artists 18 years or older are invited to attend. The workshops are held at the Appleton Museum of Art, Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, in the Art Space. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day before selected workshops, as noted, there will be a demonstration in the Appleton Auditorium open to OAG members. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Monday, Feb. 17 Legion Post to meetThe Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. in the community room of the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 SW State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Jerry Cassatt at 352-322-5966. Tuesday, Feb. 18 Cancer education, support groupA new education and support group for cancer patients, family and friends will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the West Marion Medical Plaza Conference Room, located at 4600 SW 46th Court in Ocala. The support group will meet on the third Tuesday of each month, facilitated by a team of cancer care professionals including oncology social workers, oncology patient care navigator and genetic counselor. Discussion topics will cover pain and fatigue; sexuality and intimacy; coping skills; fear of recurrence; diet, nutrition and exercise; resource help and managing disabilities; life after treatment; and hereditary risk factors; among others. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 800530-1188. Thursday, Feb. 20 Air Force group to meetThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association will hold its February meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Ocala International Airport Administration Building, 750 SW 60th Ave., Ocala. Our guest speaker will be Matt Feehan from Morgan Stanley Smith Barnery. We will also finalize chapter plans for the upcoming AFA State Winter Meeting and AFA AFJROTC State Drill Meet. Everyone is welcome.Tribute Quartet at College Road churchThe Tribute Quartet will be in concert on Thursday, Feb. 20 at College Road Baptist Church in Ocala. Voted 2008 Horizon Group of the Year and SGNs 2008 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, this group presents Southern Gospel music at its finest. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and a $10 donation is requested at the door. College Road Baptist Church is located mile south of I-75 at 5010 SW College Road. Call 352-2375741 for more information. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 4 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE6 Saturday, March 1 New event to help HabitatThe first ever Strawberry and Craft Festival is set for Saturday, March 1 in downtown historic Ocala. The event includes a craft show, free entertainment, a Kidzone and all things Strawberry and runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds from the festival will benefit Habitat for Humanity, Marion County, Inc.Sunday, March 2 German American Club partyThe German American Club of Marion County will hold its annual Fasching Party on Sunday, March 2, from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Wear a costume, bring beads and enjoy music by Alpine Express! Bring your own snacks and beverages. Tickets are $15 per member or $18 per nonmember. For tickets, call Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207.Singers at First CongregationalOn Sunday afternoon, March 2 at 3 p.m., the Dunnellon Concert Singers (a group of four very talented musicians) will present a program of popular songs from the 1920s to the 1960s, commonly known as the era of the Great American Songbook. Admission is free but a love offering will be received. All are invited to attend and enjoy this entertaining musical program. The church is at 7171 SW State Road 200. Phone is 352-237-3035.Saturday, March 8 Palm Cay garage saleThe Palm Cay Community on State Road 200 will be holding its community wide garage sales on March 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are invited. Upon entering the community, visitors will receive a map of the community showing residents who are hosting a sale. Visitors can also enjoy a hot dog luncheon from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clubhouse along with coffee and breakfast rolls from 8 to 10 a.m.St. Patricks day 5K run/walkUnited Way of Marion Countys high school youth program is hosting a St. Patricks Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 8, at 8 a.m. starting and ending at downtown square to benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $20 before Monday, March 3 and $25 afterward. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call Katrina Ganzler at 352-732-9696. Southern Express Big BandThe Southern Express 18-piece Big Band will be performing a fund-raising concert for First Congregational Church (7171 SW State Road 200) on Saturday, March 8 from 6-8 p.m.; refreshments provided by First Watch Cafe. Tickets will be available at the door for a donation of $10, or may reserved in advance by calling the church office at 352-237-3035 (Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.), or Dave at 352-598-6272. Please leave your name, contact information and number of tickets needed. Sunday, March 9 Baritone bass singerThe next Sunday Afternoon Arts at Countryside will take place on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary of Countryside at 7768 S.W. Highway 200, Ocala. Stephen Saxon, internationally recognized baritone/bass will sing your favorite classics, arias, show tunes and spirituals. Saxon has soloed on four continents; in national telecasts; for heads of state; under the maestri of Roberto Abbado, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Leonard Slatkin and with the Symphony or Orchestras in St. Louis, Minnesota, New York City, Dallas, Phoenix, San Francisco, Tokyo, Japan, Caracas, Venezuela and Santiago, Chile. He has sung with the New York City, Washington and Orlando opera companies as well as dozens of performances at the Kennedy Center. He soloed in the premiere of Jacob Druckmans oratoria Vox Humana commissioned by the National Symphony. He has also sung Beethovens Ninth Symphony 36 times. Saxon is a founder and frequent soloist with the Gainesville Civic Chorus. He is Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics with the University of Florida. Carolyn Bailey Troupin is the piano accompanist. She has a Masters degree in Piano Performance from the University of Florida. She is the president of the Gainesville Music Teachers Association. The public is invited and admission is free but donations will be appreciated. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 Lanai Enclosures Glass Window Replacement Acrylic Windows Screen Room000HDWL WINDOW INSTALL 352-587-2735CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTOR license # 1330701 PAINTING 25 yrs. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HDX5 7651 SW Hwy 200, Suite 103 (Near Oasis restaurant, between Publix & Lowes) Circle Square Plaza 352-854-2033 Hours: Mon-Fri 8 AM -6 PM Sat. 8 AM -2 PM Sofie, Dee, Edward, Angela $ 2 00 OFF Come See Us! HAIRCUT Expires 3/13/14 Thursday, Feb. 20 Spelling bee scheduledSpellers take your mark because the Marion County Spelling Bee takes place Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Browne Greaton Cole Auditorium at Marion Technical Institute (MTI) at 6 p.m. MTI is at 1614 E. Fort King St. in Ocala. Admission is free and open to the public. This years competition draws 27 middle school students from all 10 public and one private local middle school. The local winner and runner-up advance to the 55th annual regional spelling bee in Orlando on March 26, sponsored by the Orlando Sentinel. Both the district and regional bees are preliminary rounds to reach this years Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The Womans Club of Ocala returns as the major sponsor of this years district event. For more information, contact Sandy Wilson at 352-236-0580 or Sandra.Wilson@marion.k12.fl.us. Additional information is available at www.spellingbee.com.Friday, Feb. 21 The Circle of French FriendsLe Cercle Des Amis Franais meets on the third Friday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon at Marion County Sheriffs Office Community Conference Room located at 9048 Highway 200, about mile from Walmart.Saturday, Feb. 22 Cattle drive, cowboy roundupThe Rotary Club and City of Ocala are teaming up again to present the second annual Cracker Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round up. This family-friendly event takes place on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event begins with a cattle drive which starts on Southeast 1st Avenue. Several viewing locations are set up along the route, which can be found at www.ocalafl.org/cowboy. The Cattle Drive will end at the Tuscawilla Park, 701 N.E. Sanchez Ave., where the fun CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 will continue. Activities include games, musical entertainment, dancing, cracker food, and a beer watering hole. Proceeds from the event will go to raise funds for the Ocala Discovery Center. For more information, contact the Discovery Center at 352-401-3900. Ocala 200 Lions seek vendorsThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a yard sale on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Friendship Plaza, in front of the Bank of the Ozarks on State Road 200 The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space rental is $15 and you must provide your own table and setup. Hot dogs will be available for purchase and diabetic screening will be offered to the public. For more information and reservations, call Lion Bob Melnick at 352861-2730 or Lion Ralph Mills at 352-427-1217.Book sale for animal charityA book sale to benefit the Animal Charity Food Bank will be Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at WinnDixie, 8445 SW Highway 200, Ocala. Bring aluminum cans for recycling. For information, call 352-291-1962.Sunday Feb. 23 Chamber Music Society ConcertThe English brought us select tea, fine china, and ...s ome of the most opulent melodies in all of European music literature. English music is sonorous, harmonically elegant and refined. For our next free Marion Chamber Music concert we will feature Violist Helen Kirklin and pianist Roberta Swedien, who will feature a bouquet of English music for viola and piano Sunday Feb. 23 at Queen of Peace Church, 6455 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala. The concert includes works by Rebecca Clarke, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Frank Bridge, and the world premiere of Sonata for Viola and Piano by Arthur Maud. Helen and Roberta have previously performed for us to standing ovations. 352-867-1340.Tuesday, Feb. 25 Breast cancer survivors meetThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Breast Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel, Room 235. Our meeting on Feb. 25 will be a Brain Booster/Brain Teaser presentation by Cammy Dennis, Fitness Director at On Top Of The World. Cammy always has a fun and interesting presentation and activity that keeps our group stimulated. Come and enjoy her talk. PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE7 Marion Landing to hold Yard Sale The annual Marion Landing Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, March 15, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Lifestyle Center parking lot. There will be more than 40 tables set up selling many interesting items. The Lifestyle Center is on SW 65th Avenue Road, just off State Road 200 across from Queen of Peace church. Free and open to the public. Read the classifieds EARTH TALK Nuclear power still hanging around in the world E The Environmental MagazineD ear E arthTalk: I thought J apan s 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown would have sealed nuclear power s fate, but I keep hearing otherwise. Can you enlighten? -J acob A llen, N ew Y ork, NY The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster did cause many nations to reconsider their nuclear committments, though many European countriesSwitzerland, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden had already begun phasing out nuclear power decades earlier. After Fukushima, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland all moved to decommission their nuclear facilities altogether by 2022, 2025 and 2034 respectively. Japans nuclear program, which provided 30 percent of the countrys electricity needs before the March 2011 disaster, is now essentially non-operational due to public safety concerns. Furthermore, Japan announced in November 2013 that, due to the shuttering of Fukushima and other nuclear facilities, it was backpedaling its on prior commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent from 1990 levels. Here in the U.S., Fukushima has not had any major effect on our nuclear industry. No nuclear plants have been closed, license extensions for existing facilities continue to proceed, and the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has even greenlighted construction of two new reactors at a nuclear power plant in Georgia. But public concerns over the safety of nuclear power and what to do with spent fuel indicate that nukes will likely become a smaller and smaller slice of the U.S. energy pie moving forward. Elsewhere, however, many countries are looking to nuclear power as a way to increase energy production without adding to greenhouse gas emissions. Casey Research reports that developing countries are increasingly relying on it to supplement coal and other fossil fuels. The International Energy Agency predicts global electricity demand will grow 70 percent by 2035, with the majority of the increase coming from developing countries China and India combined will account for half of the projected growth. Serious pollution problems mean that those developing countries cannot produce all that electricity by burning coal, says Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corporation, a uranium mining company. The plans to develop nuclear power in China and other countries are very much driven by a set of realities that is very different and very acute. People are dying every year in China, literally choking to death, because of all the toxins that are being put into the environment by burning coal. China now has 17 nuclear plants in operation and another 29 underway. India has 20 plants running and seven more being built. And the Russian Federation operates 33 and has another 11 in the works. So while it might be premature to call it a nuclear renaissance, much of the world doesnt seem too worried about what happened at Fukushima. Indeed, nuclear power looks like it could be around for a long time. According to MITs Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, the real impact of Fukushima has been to remind us all to take safety much more seriously: While the international nuclear industry appears so far to have dodged being hit square in the head by a bullet from Fukushima, it should not expect that it will get another chance if there is another serious nuclear accident anywhere in the world.CONTACTS: Casey Research, www.caseyresearch.com; MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, http://web.mit.edu/ceepr/www. E arthTalk is written and edited by R oddy Scheer and D oug Moss and is a registered trademark of E The E nvironmental Magaz ine ( www emagaz ine. com). Send q uestions to: earthtalk@ emagaz ine. com Religious tolerance forum scheduled for Monday eveningThe College of Central Florida Humanities and Social Sciences Department will host a forum on religious tolerance in partnership with The Interfaith Alliance of Marion County and the Ocala StarBanner. The Future of Religion: Inclusive or Exclusive? will be held Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The event is free and open to the public. Dr. Scott Olsen, CF professor of Philosophy and Religion, will moderate the forum. Panelists are Dr. Yousef Eylaman, a local internist and pediatrician; Rabbi Zeev Harari, Temple Beth Shalom, Ocala; and the Rev. Clarion H. Olsen, a retired United Church of Christ minister. For more information, visit www.tiamarioncounty.org or contact Olsen at olsens@cf.edu or 352-854-2322, ext. 1236. 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Wed., Feb. 26 10:30am Oasis Restaurant 7651 SW Hwy. 200 Mon., Mar. 3 3:30pm 000HDX0 THEDRESSINGROOMOCALA @ YAHOO COM C ALL FOR C ONSIGNMENT I NFORMATION 352-237-5478 7256 SW 62 ND A VENUE S UITE 3, O CALA M ON F RI 10 TO 5 S AT 10 TO 3 Gifts Certificates Available Designer Hand Bags & Clothing Coach Chicos Dooney Lilly Pulitzer Fossill Oscar de la Renta Badgley Mischka Kenzo Paris Pelcor Valentino FREE Ticket To Win A Valentine Basket For Every $25 Purchase T HE D ENTAL T EAM OF O CALA W EST Now Accepting: Aetna, Delta, Cigna PPO, GEHA Connection, Guardian PPO, MetLife Ins., PUP Insurance Up to 18 Months No Interest Payment Plans Call Today for Appointment: 840-7077 8750 SW Hwy 200, Suite 101 Ocala Red Roof Building Se habla Espaol *Same day crowns FAMILY DENTISTRY & DENTURES I S N OW Jessica Fernandez D.D.S Julio Sanchez D.D.S 000HBNW I N HOUSE A CRYLIC D ENTAL L AB $ 95 New Patient Special Trendy Location Same Old Prices Judith Pierro is at 000HDCN Inside Market Street Mall, near Dillards 4414 SW College Rd. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Thursday, Feb. 27 Preview Night at collegeThe College of Central Florida invites students, parents and community members to 2014 Preview Night Thursday, Feb. 27. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The college will showcase the many career and educational opportunities it offers with exhibits and workshops on dual enrollment, admissions and financial aid, workforce and certificate programs, teacher education opportunities, and advanced degrees including CFs baccalaureate programs. Visit one or several information sessions. Preview Night provides an opportunity for our community to see what options are available at CF, said Teri Little-Berry, director of Admissions and Records. For information about the free event, call Randolph Bellamy at 352-854-2322, ext. 1543. To learn more about CF, visit www.CF.edu.Friday, Feb. 28 Three-day band performancesThe Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band, under the direction of Les Muncaster, announces special performances featuring jazz trombonist, Harry Watters: Jazz It Up with Harry (and Friends) on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.; and T is for Trombone on Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, March 2 at 3 p.m. with Harry and the concert band. On Saturday and Sunday, musical selections include: Flight of the Bumblebee, Embraceable You, Music from The Incredibles, Reds White & Blue March, written by Red Skelton, The Mission, Hosts of Freedom and more. All performances are at the Marion Technical Institute, 1614 SE Fort King St., Ocala, and are free and open to the public. For more information, call 352624-9291 or visit our website at http://kingdomofthesunband.org. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 6 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE28 1918 SW 17th St. Ocala 352-401-0808btnfrnfnbtrnnbfrrbfbbfnn nfn! 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LE M2723 13 CHRYSLER 300 C V8 M2593 $21,880 $ 325 /mo. $ 325 /mo. 000HDXB 8441 SW Highway 200 Ste. 101, Ocala, FL 352.237.2240 Mon-Fri. 9-5 Saturday 10-2 www.GemGalleriaJewelers.com Gem Galleria Jewelers for lifes special moments Fine Jewelry Watches Giftware Repairs Appraisals As Seen On YouTube www.youtube.com/ watch?v=_7AOw_x2ZtLQ ERA BIG SUN REALTY 00091SZEACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATEDProud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor www.bigsunrealty.com see our website for virtual tours7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1-800-229-2943 ~ Toll-Free, (352) 237-4343LOCATED ACROSS FROM HWY. 200 LOWES 000HCNB NOW HIRING SALES ASSOCIATES FOR BUSY OFFICEPlease contact John Haynes at 352-237-4343 or e-mail him at bigsunrealty@cfl.rr.com OPEN HOUSE 8298 SW 79TH CIRCLEFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses From All Of Us at ERA Big Sun Realty!MOBILITY-ISSUE ACCESSIBLE home in desirable 55+ community. This 3/2/2 home on a corner lot was built with comfort and gracious entertaining in mind. A real dream home at an affordable price. MLS#402508/DP/PAR ................. $159,500 8298 SW 79TH CIRCLE DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 turn North on SW 80th Avenue, T/R @ main Indigo East entrance (SW 84th St.), T/L @ 79th Terr. Rd., T/L @ 83rd Pl, T/R @ 79th Cir., home IMMEDIATELY on RIGHT. OPEN HOUSE 8345 SW 82ND LOOPFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open HousesBRIGHT & AIRY 2/2/2 plus den, driveway pavers. Maintenance free stone landscaping, tiled entry, Corian kitchen, crown molding, much much more. MLS#401675/SR/NYR ..... $165,000 8345 SW 82ND LOOP DIRECTIONS: SW Hwy. 200, turn N onto 80th Ave., left onto 80th St., left again on 90th Terr. Rd., (entr to Candler Hills) then 1st left onto 81st Lp., rt. onto 83rd Terr., left on 82nd Lp. to 8345 on left. 3/3/2 IN OAK RUN with a Florida room, courtyard, new A/C, granite counters, title in wet areas, Corian in bath, much more, MLS#402524/SR/KNA ..... $147,900 A BEAUTIFUL 3/2/2 on a large corner lot. Neat, clean and ready for new owners. New paint and new flooring. Home comes with a golf cart, workshop and all appliances. MLS#394006/JM/STR ....... $94,500MOVE IN READY . Sit on your large rocking chair front porch and enjoy the quiet neighborhood. This 3/2/2 with study/ den home has a lot to offer including living room, dining room, kitchen w/snack bar, kit nook overlooking beautiful back yard, open back porch. Split bedroom plan, Large master bath w/double vanity, walk-in shower and a jetta tub. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#396881/BH/SLA .................... $174,900WELL-MAINTAINED 2/2/2 VILLA. This villa has solar tubes in kitchen and guest bath. Large kitchen with island and pull-outs on cabinets overlooks. Kitchen also, overlooks family rm. living/dining rms. Combined for formal entertaining. New heat/AC 2013, roof replaced 2 to 3 years ago. Garage door has newer screen doors in 2011. Screen porch in back and rocking chair front porch. Dont miss previewing this villa. MLS#398755/LBK/DIN .......................... $62,900ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL 3BR, 2BA home with all the WOW features, cherry wood floors & maple cabinets, eat-in kitchen, zodiac countertops, s/s appliances. MLS#399482/MB/MAS ........ $247,750SINGLE FAMILY HOME with 2/2/2 + den/ study has lots to offer. Home features eat-in kitchen, breakfast bar, and dining area. Hardwood and tile floors. Large master bedroom with large bath area. Inside laundry, front porch, and back roof over patio. Natural gas to keep heating and cooling costs down. Nicely landscaped with irrigation system. MLS#399313/JH/ARO .................... $99,900FULLY FURNISHED 2/2/2 with extra room for den or bedroom, laminate, title & W/W carpet, Screen porch, move-in ready. MLS#401157/SR/ACQ ..... $114,900BRING YOUR MOST DISCRIMINATING BUYER, you wont disappoint. Beautiful home, open floor plan, no outside maintenance MLS#402224/MB/HEN ....... $187,900AWESOMEMOVE 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/2012 installed new screens & tinted windows for privacy, laminate flooring throughout except for the kitchen & both baths, pass through window from kit. overlooking formal dining rm. & living rm. Recently new stainless steel appliances, double pane windows, Seco Electric NASA energy home insulation installed. Beautiful private backyard. Mr. & Mrs. Clean live here. Air & heat pump condition replaced in 2006. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, February 14, 2014 BY SHELDON RICHMAN Special to the CitizenPresident Obama said something especially perplexing when he implored Congress during his State of the Union address to Give America a raise. Since when does Congress have the power to do that? We live in a nominally privateenterprise economy, so it should strike the ear as odd to hear Obama acknowledge that its not a private-enterprise economy at all, much less a free-enterprise economy. What we have is an economy dominated by an alliance of politicians and well-connected, mostly corporate, interests. Obama of course was calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. But the Bureau of Labor Statistics says that only 4.7 percent of hourly workers made the minimum wage or less in 2012, so those 3.6 million people hardly constitute America. Can Congress give those workers a raise? No, it cant. As economists say, Demand curves slope downward. This means simply that when the price of something rises, the quantity demanded (other things equal) falls. You know this: You are likely to buy fewer oranges or go to the movies less often when the price rises. This doesnt mean no one will continue to buy their usual quantity (and thus give up something else), but many people will curtail their purchases. Its called economizing. Labor is a service that employers purchase from workers. It follows that if its price rises because of a government decree, employers will buy less. The minimum wage is directed at low-skilled workers. If government sets or raises the minimum, employers have an incentive to use fewer low-skilled workers; employers will substitute machines where possible (have you seen how automated fast-food restaurants are these days?) or switch to higherskilled workers. The minimum wage, therefore, harms the people most in need. Some lose jobs, and others looking for jobs wont find them. That is not the only consequence. Some workers might retain their jobs but find that some benefits have vanished: there may be less on-the-job training and fewer workplace amenities. Most people, including advocates of the minimum wage, understand that a rising price generally discourages purchases. People who want to discourage smoking believe that higher cigarette taxes will accomplish that objective. So why is the pricing of unskilled labor an exception? Is ideology interfering with reasoning here? Apparently even economists can have their good sense clouded by ideology. If someone believes that a $10.10 hourly wage wouldnt throw vulnerable people out of work or otherwise make their situations less desirable and that, indeed, it would even be good for business the advocate of the higher minimum ought to explain why the wage hasnt already risen to that level through normal market forces. Why is it stuck at $7.25? Shouldnt competition be expected to raise the wage if a higher wage is economically justified? This question is even more interesting when you consider that the higher-minimum lobby points to Costcos success in paying its starting workers $11.50 an hour. Why isnt self-interest driving other employers to offer the higher wage? Their alleged stubbornness contradicts the self-interest model of business owners. If Costco palpably helps its bottom line by paying its workers more, every similar employer should be copying that policy. The standard economic argument against legislating a minimum wage is that no worker who is unable to produce an equivalent amount of value will find a job at that wage. So any wage mandated above the market-set level would harm the very people that the mandate is supposed to help. We can see the logic of this argument while recognizing that markets, being composed of people (who in fact dont only care Has it really been 50 years? I guess so, at least thats what my television told me on Sunday night. CBS televised a tribute to the Beatles, exactly 50 years to the minute that the Ed Sullivan show aired on Feb. 9, 1964. It was the early days of television, and younger people dont realize the influence that Ed Sullivan had. If you were invited to appear on his show, you had it made. The only other TV personality who had that much influence on the entertainment industry was Dick Clark with his American Bandstand from Philadelphia. Of course, there were rules to be followed, most of them set down by Sullivan. When Elvis appeared eight years earlier, they only showed him from the waist up after all, what he did with his legs was scandalous. At some point the Rolling Stones appeared and were ordered to change the words to their song Lets spend the night together. They agreed, but then on the air (remember, it was live) they went back to their original lyrics. Boy, if looks could kill, Ed would have been guilty of murder. But Sunday night, taped earlier in the week in Los Angeles, was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles appearance. On hand were Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, the only two surviving members of the quartet of British young singers. If you had any doubt about the lasting music of the four guys from Liverpool, they were quickly dispelled as you watched various performers singing Beatles songs. The crowd shots, said to have been born during the Ed Sullivan show, showed those of our age and those a lot younger enjoying the music, singing along with the lyrics and in some cases dancing in the aisles. The final 40 minutes or so was dedicated to personal performances by Ringo and Paul. Ringo went first, opened with, of all things, a country song, Matchbox. He then sang Boys while playing the drums at the same time, then led the crowd in Yellow Submarine. If you didnt know better, you would have taken Ringo for about 35 years old with the ability to move that belied his age (hes 73). Paul then took the stage and sang a few songs, getting more vocal time but not moving around as much as his friend, starting with Birthday and following with Get Back. He did the rousing I Saw Her Standing There and then added Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. Ringo then came out and the pair joined together, with Ringo the main vocal in A Little Help from My friends. Paul then closed out the night with, what else, the song Hey Jude, with the entire crowd including Yoko Ono singing along in the audience, and a bunch of entertainers, including Stevie Wonder, doing the backup. Every once in a while a TV entertainment show comes along that you want to see again and again. To me, this may be the best of all time on the list of shows Ive watched. Fortunately, I had the foresight to record this show on a DVR. Now of one of the technological geniuses in my family can help, Im going to try to save it to DVD. In the meantime, Ill be humming one of the Beatles songs all the time. And as I went to bed on Sunday night, for some reason, going through my head, was na, na, na, na-na-na-na, na-na-na-na, Hey Jude.Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANMANAGER: JOHN MURPHYEDITOR: 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. With election season looming and the tax cuts mantra echoing through the halls of the Capitol, Gov. Rick Scotts recommendation that there be a tax-free holiday for the purchase of hurricane supplies has both a political and practical feel about it. Seeing the past successes of the back-to-school taxfree holidays, the new proposal could build on a popular concept. The governor projects the hurricane supply tax holiday could account for about $20 million of the nearly $600 million in tax decreases hes aiming for in the upcoming legislative session. While thats a hefty sum, to put things in perspective, Gov. Scotts proposed budget is more than $74 billion. Itll be up to the Legislature whether the hurricane supply tax holiday flies or not. In seeking re-election, theres no doubt Gov. Scott is identifying legislation that could boost his popularity among voters. Thats just the game of politics. Regardless, the initiative could lead to more Floridians taking hurricane preparedness seriously. Not surprisingly, when people go shopping for certain tax-free items, they end up buying other taxable products, providing revenue to businesses and, via taxes, the state. As presented, the exemption would apply to specific items with caps on the dollar amounts. For example, the tax-free status would be capped at $20 for flashlights and $30 for batteries. While theres no doubt the proposal is good-old feelgood political posturing, you really cant knock hurricane preparedness. The calm hurricane seasons in recent years undoubtedly have created complacency among many. If this measure can help safeguard the public, trim taxes and stimulate business, it warrants consideration regardless of who voters favor in the next gubernatorial election.Citrus County ChronicleS UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Tax break for hurricanes needed Beatles: Has it really been 50 years? Does Congress have right to give us all a raise? READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor PLEASESEERICHMAN, PAGE9 Water to drinkWater, Water Eveywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink. Unlike the ancient mariner we can tap the oceans, if only we use the faucet of desalination. Florida and California are not the only areas that suffer the slings of outrageous fortune for water problems abound around the world. Countries such as Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Israel, China and South Africa have developed the process to an economical point. A plant in Ashkelon, Israel produces eighty six million gallons a day (Bloomberg Business Week, Jan.27-page 51). Wake up America. It is time for us to join the act. In California prolonged drought threatens the nations food supply. With rapid population growth, Florida may be in the same boat. Now is the time to start building desalination plants near the oceans and pipelines to convey the elixir of life. Because they require huge amounts of energy, it would be wise to avoid excess carbon emissions by utilizing solar power. What a boon for employment. Stan Magen OcalaTurn on your headlightsWhy would any of you drive your vehicle as it begins to rain, or starts getting dark, not turn on your headlights? 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THE WALK By Lee Goldberg Marty Slacks the guy you want in your lifeboat because hes always prepared for the worst. When the Big Onethe earthquake of the centurylevels Los Angeles and his Mercedes, Slack fishes out sturdy walking shoes and a backpack of food, water, and supplies from the wreckage of his car. Now all he wants to do is walk the 30 miles to his home in the San Fernando Valley where his wife Beth is waiting for him. But it wont be easy getting there. Thereafter, readers are treated to a walking tour of northern Los Angeles, passing landmark after landmark. Hampering Slacks progress are aftershocks, floods, bursting dams and gas explosions that leave a compost of dead humans and animals. Along the way a Neanderthal of a man named Buck Weaver attaches himself to the programming head of a television network and refuses to leave him alone. Finding him annoying at first, Slack soon falls under his influence and at his urging mans up to performing heroic deeds albeit at gunpoint: You are a homicidal Neanderthal psycho. I dont want you near me, understand? Go away and get someone else killed. The walk is also a time for Marty to evaluate his life and his priorities and test the limits of his endurance and humanity because nothing has prepared him for the ordeal of traveling through a world without power, water, or order. Common sense tells us that Marty should have died a dozen times. But this is a disaster movie where heroes survive what ordinary people cannot. In spite of this nothing really rings contrived. The Walk is an easy read with plenty of dialogue youd expect from a screen writer whose credits include the TV show Monk. Theres also a plot twist revelation at the end. Call this one a beach book or an afternoons diversion. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com RICHMANCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 about money), never respond infallibly and instantaneously. Moreover, it may be difficult to ascertain what a given workers contribution is, so its possible that he or she might be paid less than is economically justified. But none of that supports a government mandate. The only way to maximize the markets tendency to accurately reward people for their productivity is to remove all government barriers to competition and self-employment. This includes occupational licensing, land-use restrictions, permitting, intellectual property, and more. Alternatives, not political machinations, are what maximize workers clout and ensure their just reward.Sheldon Richman is vice president and editor at The Future of Freedom Foundation in Fairfax, Va. (www.fff.org). makes no sense at all. Maybe they think they are saving wear and tear on the battery. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Quite a few, if not most put a whole lot of credence into a kiss. Much can be argued in favor of this philosophy, but not from me. I grew up in a generation that never kissed on the first date. Sad to say, that idea went out with Noah and his ark and you can kiss that idea goodbye. Nothing wrong with a kiss, if it is with the right person. It seems we are living in a culture where all anybody thinks about is kiss, kiss, kiss. So much so, that the average kiss is just that, average. Whatever happened to the romance factor behind the kiss? I am one that is not given to hugging people let alone kissing them. I have friends in a certain church that believes in what they call, A Holy Kiss. They take it from the Bible where it says that we are to greet one another with a holy kiss. As soon as I find out and understand what a holy kiss is, I might start doing it. But not until then and dont count on it. I am one of those people who likes a warm friendly handshake. Such a handshake conveys all I really want to say at the moment. It is not that I am unfriendly and it is not that I do not have warm feelings about people. I just like to preserve my space. A kiss could mean a lot of things to different people. I see an advertisement on television all the time that says, Every kiss begins with Kay. What does that really mean? Does everybody have to go to the Kays jewelry store in order to kiss someone? Is that where kissing really begins? If so, please count me out. A kiss should be something special and not thrown around like some dirty old rag. It should mean something to the people involved. Some believe romance begins with a kiss. If that is so, I am out of the game. So many people kiss and tell that I think there should be some kind of law enacted to prohibit this sort of activity. A kiss should be a private activity not to be shared with the whole world. When sharing such an activity with the whole world, it ceases to be romance and enters into the area of performance. And boy do I hate performance. Not just because I am a bad actor... Well, maybe it is just because Im a bad actor. Today kissing is so cavalier that it hardly means anything to anybody. I still remember my first kiss. I was in Bible school studying for the ministry where I met this girl. We had been dating two months before I realized we were dating. On many things, especially in the romantic arena, I am rather slow. At the end of our first date, she surprised me by hugging me. I had never been hugged before. I did not know what to do with my arms. I did not know if I should stand there or if I should say something. At the time nothing really came to mind so I just stood there saying nothing. The frightening thing about this first hug was I could not sleep all night long. I had no idea what it meant and I did not know what I was supposed to do. What would I say to this young lady when I met her the next day? How could I look her in the eyes? I am not sure if I have ever gotten over that first hug after all these years. The thing I did not realize at the time was, every kiss begins with a hug. Forget Kay, whoever she is. Then, the inevitable happened. We had concluded our date, and I took her over to the doorway of the dormitory where she lived. All of a sudden, at least from my perspective, she rose up on her tippy toes and kissed me right on the lips. Then she turned around and went away into the dorm, leaving me standing on the porch not knowing what happened or what to do next. It was February and just a week away from Valentines Day. I had my Valentines Day present and my dilemma was, what do I now give her in return? What in the world could ever top a kiss? 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10:3am with staffed Nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Sanctuary choir practice begins at 4:30 p.m., evening worship begins at 6 with study in the book of Hebrews taught by Alvin Gloer. Visitors are always welcome to worship with us and to attend all other scheduled services. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Christian Womens Fellowship (CWF) at the church. Business meeting begins at 10 a.m. with Bible Study at 10:45. Wednesday,Feb. 19: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m.; youth activities beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28: Golden Servants (Seniors 55+) meet at 6 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall for a carry-in dinner with a program following dinner. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy an evening of fellowship with friends. You do not have to be a member of SWCC to attend. Guests and friends are always welcome. Southwest Christian Church is a traditional worshiping church. Our worship service includes the beloved old time gospel hymns together with some of todays contemporary choruses. We preach and teach strictly from Gods Word. We believe the entire Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, is the inspired Word of God given to us by God through His chosen writers to enable us to know Him and to understand how to live our lives in the way He requires so that we might be pleasing and acceptable to Him. We seek to teach those desiring to follow Him, who God is and who He expects us to be. If you are seeking a church where you are loved by God and His people in a truly Christian way, we invite you to come and visit with us to see if we are the church you are seeking. We are located at 9045 S.W. 60th Ave. (south off State Road 200), Ocala, phone 352861-9080. Countryside PresbyterianCountryside Presbyterian Church announces 2014 Christian Education program. Each Sunday January to May, Sue Jobbagy will present The Present Word Class at 9 a.m. before the 10:30 a.m. worship service. From Jan. 15 to April 16 from 4 to 5 p.m., A New Life of Christ Humanity and Divinity led by the author, Dr. Ed Tenhor. Book Club led by Cindy Marshall meets on second and fourth Mondays at 2 p.m. A discussion of The Faith Club by Ranya will continue through January and February. Countryside Presbyterian Church is at 7768 SW Highway 200, Ocala. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church Feb. 16 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown, and our new Home Builders/Young Adults class, taught by Michael Gall, are studying The Passion of Gods Servant, Mark 9 16, The Auditorium Class is taught by Bill Wallett. In the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Ive Got A Love. Our pastor, Randall Brown, will continue his series from the book of Nehemiah. Sunday evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. All are invited.aptist Church is located at 9510 SW 105th Street, off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.St. Jude CatholicAnthonys Attic, our venue for used items, continues to be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. It is now located on the north side of the building for your shopping convenience. Creole Masses for the Haitians in our community are celebrated every second and fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. The next date is Feb. 23.February Shabbat ServiceCome out of the cold and into the warmth and light of Shabbat! Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to a Shabbat Experience, featuring ritual, food, music and worship on Friday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 7171 SW Highway 200 in Ocala at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with the Shabbat rituals usually performed in the home followed by a specially prepared meal of appetizers, chicken, ratatouille, coleslaw, seasoned rice and apple crisp for dessert. After the meal, there will be the singing of Shabbat songs led by Rabbi Karen Allen. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will include a discussion on free will as well as cameo appearances of the congregational members doing musical numbers. The service is free but there is a charge for the dinner. You may attend the service without the meal if so desired. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Call Steve (352-854-2747 or Estelle (352-861-2452) for tickets and information. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in association with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in 22~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some unsettling facts about a past situation could come to light. And while youd love to deal with it immediately, its best to get more information to support your case. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A straightforward approach to a baffling situation is best. Dont allow yourself to be drawn into an already messy mass of tangles and lies. Deal with it and move on. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Dont be discouraged or deterred by a colleagues negative opinion about your ideas. It could actually prove to be helpful when you get around to finalizing your plan. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Ignore that sudden attack of modesty, and step up to claim the credit youve so rightly earned. Remember: A lot of people are proud of you and want to share in your achievement. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A financial deal that seems to be just right for you Leos and Leonas could be grounded more in gossamer than substance. Get an experts advice to help you check it out. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Dont ignore that suddenly cool or even rude attitude from someone close to you. Asking for an explanation could reveal a misunderstanding you were unaware of. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Unless you have sound knowledge, and not just an opinion, its best not to step into a family dispute involving a legal matter, regardless of whom you support. Leave that to the lawyers. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) An awkward situation presents the usually socially savvy Scorpian with a problem. But a courteous and considerate approach soon helps clear the air and ease communication. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A calmer, lesstense atmosphere prevails through much of the week, allowing you to restore your energy levels before tackling a new challenge coming up by weeks end. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Your approach to helping with a friend or family members problem could boomerang unless you take time to explain your method and how and why it (usually!) works. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Someone who gave you a lot of grief might ask for a chance for the two of you to make a fresh start. You need to weigh the sincerity of the request carefully before giving your answer. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Too much fantasizing about an upcoming decision could affect your judgment. Better to make your choices based on what you know now rather than on what you might learn later. she was thrilled and kissed me again. What do I have to do now? Do I buy her another box of candy? The next few hours were rather foggy to me and even the next couple of days. By the end of Valentines Day, I discovered I was engaged to be married and it all started with a hug. The apostle Paul put it best when he wrote, And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity (1 Corinthians 13:13). A kiss is an expression of love. It is not so much the kiss as what comes after that kiss; a relationship that gets better and better every 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 1-866552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Christ Church of Marion CountyFriday, Feb. 14: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15: Forever Young Ministry, All Church Valentine Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Mens Ministry Meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20: Praise and Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21: Flying Solo Ministry, 6:30 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.Our Redeemer LutheranAt the 5 p.m. service on Feb. 15, the speaker will be the Rev. Gregory Seltz, speaker of the Lutheran Hour radio program, which airs on more than 1350 stations in 30 countries with almost 1 million listeners. The church is at 5200 SW College Road, Ocala. Phone is 352-237-2233.Southwest Christian Sunday, Feb. 16: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at Religion Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tri Care Standard Tri Care For Life Medicare Assignment Network Blue Blue Options BCBS Medicare Advantage Plans On Site: Laboratory X-ray EKG Ultrasound Holter Monitors Pulmonary Function Echocardiogram Bone Density 873-4458 H RS : M ON -F RI 8:00 A M .5:00 P M 000H94W 7860 SW 103 RD S T R D B LDG 100, S UITE 101 O CALA FL 34476 COUNTRYSIDEMED COM FLU SHOTS Countryside Medical Countryside Medical Family Practice Dr. Lee, D.O. Dr. Peterzell, D.O. 000GUHK Ravi K. 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As members of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association, we receive a quarterly newsletter. The first page encourages us to bring peace to the world by spending a few minutes each day in meditation. These peaceful vibrations flow out into the world and heal. We are further encouraged to practice contentment. Of course we all grow up in a culture of never enough, in an effort to acquire, arrange or achieve the things that we feel will bring us security and love, our most basic needs. Our culture tells us that peace of mind will be possible at some future time when this or that is accomplished. Thus this moment is continually warped by anticipation or anxiety over the next thing to do or get. Contentment is not complacency, rather that we are at peace with this moment as it is and with ourselves as we are, even as we strive to learn and grow. When we realize that a supreme intelligence is at work and ponder the phrases: Thy will be done or Let go and let God, we can relax, knowing that our needs are taken care of. And this shifts organically into gratitude for all that we have and all that we are. From there we act generously and with kindness, without judgment, because we are all connected. As a wave is one with the ocean, as a sunbeam is one with the sun Be still and know that I am God. I and my father are One. Another article talks about laughter as medicine (see Proverbs 17:22) Laughter is the most natural remedy for emotional pain, loss, sadness, fear and anger. Norman Cousins in his landmark book Anatomy of an Illness, describes his struggles with arthritis using intentional laughter for pain relief and his healing process ten minutes of genuine belly laughter had an anesthetic effect and freedom from pain. Laughter produces endorphins and an increase in oxygen, resulting in a positive mood change. Laughter makes for a light heart and where there is light, there is no room for darkness. Finally, scientists have found that all our problems can be placed under one heading: seriousness! However, they have discovered a new source of healing! It is a psychic energy point located between the heart chakra and the throat chakra. Its called the Clown chakra. When people are down in spirit or in ill-health, the Clown chakra is closed and the cells become dis-eased and sad. When the Clown chakra is opened, the psychic mechanism sucks up all the pain and unhappiness and converts the energy into tiny red heartshaped balloons which contain love and joy and changes the dis-eased cells or situation into health and wellbeing. So when you feel down or ill at ease, Clown scientists recommend that you visualize sending these tiny heartshaped balloons into Infinity filled with unconditional love. May we all make the best use of this blessed life by making peace in our hearts and bringing peace to those around us. Happy Valentines Day!Ingrid Crane practices Reiki, Thai massage and yoga and can be reached at 854-7950. win piano with a bench and full cover. At present it is on the stage in the HR Ballroom. We are asking $300. Any questions, please call Dixie Hogarth at 352-854-1607.Travel ToppersWe wish to determine interest in having a bus only trip to Disney this fall. Many residents have yearly passes and have requested one. If you would like to go to one please call and let us know. Those without passes could buy one at the park or at AAA.Could go to Epcot or Disney. Call Inge Gaitch at 237-7428 or Audrey Mangan 854-7074 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Seats are available for La Cage Aux Follies at the Show Palace on Saturday, March 29. Trip includes this lively musical, dinner, coach and tips. Call Mary lamp at 8549378 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Our annual trip to see the horses run at Tampa Bay Downs will be Saturday, April 5. Reservations for this popular trip began Feb 10 so call right away. Trip includes delicious buffet, coach, admission, coach and tips. Good luck with your bets. Call Pat Hood 237-8533 between 9-1 only. On Mothers Day, Sunday, May 11 our trip will be to see the classic musical The Wizard of Oz at the Show Palace. Celebrate the day with Dorothy ,Toto and all her friends at Oz and enjoy a delicious meal. Coach show and tips are also included. Reservations begin Monday, Feb. 24. Make your plans now as Mothers Day trips fill quickly. Call Allan Rickards at 390-3075, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cabins are available for the 10 day Southern Caribbean Cruise on Royal Caribbeans Explorer of the Seas which departs from Port Canaveral on Dec. 4. Ports of call: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and Labadie, Haiti. Deposit is only $250 pp and cabins will go quickly as prices are very favorable. For full details call Inge Gaitch at 237-7428 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. June Roberta can be reached at 352-237-9208, e-mail jroberta@cfl.rr.com. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Today is St. Valentines Day, named after a priest who lived near Rome about the year 270 A.D., according to church tradition. It is a day on which lovers across the country express their love for each other by sending Valentines cards, presenting flowers, or offering candies. Cupids visit to Pun Alley gives us some lovely stories as well some others when Cupid was slinging pointy barbs instead of arrows.Checking out romanceBetty met her husband while she was working in a library. He came in every week to read the latest journals and eventually decided to take out the librarian instead of the books. After a year of dating, he showed up at the library and picked up one of the rubber stamps Betty used to identify reference books. Since I couldnt find the right engagement ring, he said, this will have to do, and he firmly stamped Bettys hand. Across her knuckles, in capital letters, it read NOT FOR CIRCULATION.Mums the wordOn Valentines Day before the birth of their first child, Joseph brought a flowering plant home to his pregnant wife. Theyre mums, he told her, pleased with his pun. Since it was already a week past her due date, his wife quipped, You should have gotten impatiens.More flowersFor Valentines Day Bob sent his girlfriend unbleached white, whole wheat, semolina and durum, and it got him nowhere! So much for all the effort he put into sending her flours.Cupids barbsAny girl can be had for a song, trouble is; most of them want the wedding march. Before marriage, a man will lie Laughing your way through St. Valentines Day Pun Alley Dick Frank PLEASESEEPUN, PAGE13 OTOWCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 Practicing contentment and meditation through Yoga Cranes Corner Ingrid Crane The Veterinary staff of the Florida International Teaching Zoo is offering a One Year Zoo Animal Management program with Veterinary Assistant Certification beginning March 30. The program will consist of academic lectures coupled with hands on experience with the Teaching Zoo animals. Lectures will be held Sundays from 4 to 9 p.m. and Mondays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Teaching Zoo classroom located in Bushnell. Lab times will be a minimum one day weekly, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Teaching Zoo and one weekend public tour day per month. Past graduates are currently employed at zoos, wildlife parks, veterinary clinics, wildlife rescue facilities, circuses, and state wildlife/game departments The tax deductable tuition fee is $1,000 per term (4 terms per year). Monthly payment plans may be requested at $350 per month. Due to liability and state restrictions only adults 18 years and older may apply. Contact: 352-867-7788 Facebook: The Florida International Teaching Zoo www.floridazooschool.org Veterinary assistant program planned Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000H3A5 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 000GDGD 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm 1:00pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Youth 7pm Thursday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available Catch our events & sermons at www.crossroadscog.net WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley 000GSHQ 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. 000FTQA 4800 SW 20th St Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-5611 www.bereanbaptist.net Berean Baptist Church Independent Fundamental Dr. Mike Patton Senior Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45am Sunday Worship 10:45am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm Hispanic Services Pastors Jose and Marta Santos Worship Sunday 1pm Friday 7pm Tuesday Bible Study 7pm 000H1QB 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 000GOX6 Sunday Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Matt Hunt Co-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 000H3AH 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 000GUYF 11251 S.W. Highway 484 (1.3 Miles West of State Road 200) 352-465-7272 Sunday 8:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist 10:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Healing Weekday Groups: Tues. 6:30pm Cub Scout Pack 508 2nd Sat 8am Fellowship Breakfast at IHOP Episcopal Episcopal Church Church of the Advent of the Advent adventepiscopal.net 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 000H0DS Pastor Randy & Linda Brown 000GUM1 000H97U 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 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 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 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 000GYLQ Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher 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 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 000H8CF Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HCAJ 000H95B REALTY One Week Real Estate School Foxfire Realty Has Expanded Now Hiring! Full Training! Call Today! Now Hiring Naomi Furbush 352-479-0123 000H9UO For information & Tee Times 352.629.7980 www.OcalaNational.com #300 Located on Hwy 27 across from Golden Ocala 4782 NW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL 34482 G OLF & L UNCH S PECIAL 18 Holes, Cart Fee, Lunch Valid through Feb. 28, 2014. Must present coupon. Offer may not be utilized with other offers. Tee times may by made up to 7 days in advance of the date of play. $37 00 +tax BEFORE 1:00PM (Deli sandwich, chips, and soft drink) $32 00 +tax Includes Lunch Without Lunch $32 00 +tax AFTER 1:00PM (Deli sandwich, chips, and soft drink) $29 00 +tax Includes Lunch Without Lunch

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February is Black History Month; Feb. 14-Valentines Day; Feb. 26-National Pistachio Day-Its easy to celebrate and good for you, too. Grab a handful and go nuts! Did you know that Groundhog Day (Feb. 2) is actually the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and The Spring Equinox (in the Northern Hemisphere)? In the Pagan religions this is a time when the goddess transforms from crone to spring maiden. It was also a time to light fires to celebrate the Goddess Brigit. Bronx Wanderers The Bronx Wanderers is a perfect musical storm that effortlessly creates a matchless level of synergy between generation and music. Join us in welcoming The Bronx Wanderers, a family rock band, to the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, March 15, at 7 p.m. One part Oldies and two parts Rock N Roll, The Bronx Wanderers consists of father Yo Vinny and two sons Vinny The Kid and Nicky Stix. Together they form the heart and soul of this pitch perfect band that delivers a nonstop compilation of hits. The trio recreates the magic of the rock and roll era with superlative vocals, musicianship, dynamic enthusiasm and a genuine love of the music they perform. With favorites like Sherry, Runaway, We Gotta Get Out of This Place, Teenager in Love, Theres a Kind of Hush, Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, and Looking for an Echo, this show will positively dazzle you with a non-stop powerhouse of hits from the s, s and s. Tickets start at $18. Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 SW 80th St. For more information on the 2014 Entertainment Series including dates, performers and ticket prices, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Master the PossibilitiesNext week is Florida Week at Master the Possibilities! This has become a very popular themed week that both native Floridians and recent transplants find to be interesting and useful. Learn about Florida and local history, find out whats new and interesting here in Marion County, explore the ecology and simply learn more about this home of ours. February will see close to 4,000 participants in this lifelong learning program. Remember that it is open to all and all are most welcome. Go to masterthepossibilities.com to review the offerings, or pick up a catalog at the Center (8415 SW 80th St.) or at several local libraries. For further information you can call their office at 352-861-9751. On The Road Again Bob Woods told me he is looking for places to travel to, in other words, vacation inspirations. He would like your input on destinations that would be group friendly for small or large groups. The trips could be in the U.S., Europe, cruises, coach trips, anything to anywhere. Get your bucket list out as one of those far off dreamy destinations could become a reality. Call Bob at 352-8540702 or send him an email at bwoods@embarqmail.com with your desired destinations.New England Club The next social meeting of the New England Club will be on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Arbor Club Ballroom. Our scheduled entertainment will be our own Gates Landry. A container will be located at the front of the meeting room for the collection of donations of non-perishable food items for the Christs Church food bank Suggested items are: peanut butter, canned soup, macaroni and cheese, ziti, shells, elbows, canned spaghetti sauce, canned fruit and canned vegetables. Also, pop-top cans are good since some people may have difficulty opening a regular can. All donations will be greatly appreciated. 50/50 tickets will be available for sale along with an occasional raffle and door prizes. The membership fee for our club year of October through May is $10 per person, payable at the meeting. What? You dont come from New England? Thats OK; you just need a love of New England and a zest for socializing with others from the area. Membership is open to all residents of On Top of the World. Last month our guest speakers were Morgan and Erin, librarians from the Marion County Library on Silver Springs Boulevard. Everyone appreciated the information shared by Morgan and Erin during the question/answer period following the presentation. In addition to books, the library offers free Ebooks for downloads, audio books, wireless Internet access, computer access, free music downloads, free membership and much more. Refreshments were served and once again, our members outdid themselves with a wide variety of tasty treats. After refreshments, members changed tables and worked together to solve a rhyme time test. Each person at the winning table received a scratch ticket. Our dear member Marge Robinson continues to donate beautiful handmade items for raffle. Januarys creation was a precious snowman afghan won by a member who just happens to love snowmen! For more information please contact Donnamarie Castellano, President E-mail donnamarie22452@yaho o.com or phone 207-2126529.Dance festival Ira Weisburd, who has won many awards, has worldwide hits plus traveled the world and is coming to the H and R Ballroom, Saturday March 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If youre interested in having fun and learning dances please contact Janice Meade at 352-861934 or email Janice at JMeade16@cfl.rr.com. Space is limited! Register by Feb. 22 to guarantee a spot. The cost is $30, sign in is at 9:30 a.m. The last day to sign up is Feb. 22. This is a great opportunity, so hope to see you there.The Sunshine SingersA little history of the Sunshine Singers. They have been in existence for over 25 years. This was the original chorus. Another group broke off and became the OTOW Concert Chorus. Twenty years ago the chorus was so big (over 60 members) they had a waiting list for folks who wanted to join. There are about 15 members of the Sunshine Singers. We practice in the ballroom the first and third Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. The first and third Friday we sing for nursing homes and assistance living facilities. We would love to have more members. If interested in joining us, please call Jim Oakes at 352-854-6443. The Sunshine Singers have a piano for sale. This is an oak finish Baldawake all night thinking about something you say. After marriage, he will fall asleep before you finish. Marriage is grand and divorce is at least 100 grand. If I ask my girlfriend to marry me over the phone, does that count as giving her a ring? Wanda: He wore my photograph over his heart and it stopped a bullet when that bank bandit fired at him. Ethel: Im not surprised, dear. It would stop anything. This guy kissed his girlfriend in the fog and mist. She had a boyfriend with a wooden leg, but broke it off. First Guy (proudly): My wifes an angel! Second Guy: Youre lucky, mines still alive. I almost had a psychic girlfriend, but she left me before we met. Dorothy: And Jack, the darling, told me I was the only girl he ever loved. Della: Yes, and doesnt he say it beautifully. He fell in love with her at second sight. The first time he met her he didnt know she was rich. My dearest love, exclaimed the love-stricken young man, just think, tomorrow is your birthday, and I didnt even know you a year ago. Sweetheart, she purred, lets not talk about the past. Lets talk about my present.Irresistible ironyAbout a year had passed since my amicable divorce, and I decided it was time to start dating again. Unsure how to begin, I thought Id scan the personals column of my local newspaper. I came across three men who seemed like theyd be promising candidates. A couple of days later, I was checking my answering machine and discovered a message from my ex-husband. I was over visiting the kids yesterday, he said. While I was there I happened to notice you had circled some ads in the paper. Dont bother calling the guy in the second column. I can tell you right now it wont work out. That guy is me.No messageWhen she got flowers from her husband on Valentines Day, she quickly opened the card. All it said was No. Puzzled by this, she called her husband, who said, I didnt attach any message. The florist asked if I had a message and I said, No.Doing A NumberAfter directory assistance gave me my boyfriends new telephone number, I dialed him and got a woman. Is Mike there? I asked. Hes in the shower, she responded. Please tell him his girlfriend called, I said and hung up. When he didnt return the call, I dialed again. This time a man answered. This is Mike, he said. Youre not my boyfriend! I exclaimed. I know, he replied. Thats what Ive been trying to tell my wife for the past half-hour. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com PUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 The Performing Arts Club at Oak Run performed All my Exes Live in Texas at last Saturdays donut drop-in to coincide with the ticket sales for the production of Rexs Exes. Leonard Klatt, who will star as Rex, performed and led the group in song. The production will open and show the 3rd through the 6th of April at the Palm Grove in Oak Run. The dinner theater menu for the Thursday showing was announced to a resounding yee-haw. Apparently prime rib and a dollop of light comedy will be just the ticket. Tickets for both the dinner theater and other showings are still available, but wont last long, said Garth Markum Director for this production. Performing Arts at Oak Run: All My Exes Live in Texas Decca Customer AppreciationA Decca Customer Appreciation event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bella Cucina Restaurant. There will be food, beverages and prizes, too! Oak Run TravelThe bus for trip 11 March 17 still has a few seats remaining. It takes you to see 106 Years on Broadway. This all new musical review includes five Broadway stars and a great New York band recreating the best of Broadway over the last century. Call Rita Stotz for info and tickets. We have our third trip to see the horses run at Tampa Bay Downs scheduled for April 16. This is not in the pink brochure and the sale date for this added trip was Saturday, Jan. 25. Prior wait lists for the horse races will be honored. Call Connie Smith for more info. On May 17, we are going to see Disney on Ice. This is another added trip which is not in the pink brochure. The sale date was Feb. 8 but call Connie Smith for more info. We just finalized plans for some trips you will find in our new brochure due out in early March. One of special interest to many people is to the Marine Corps Training facility at Parris Island, SC. This will be a 3day trip and includes a thorough tour of the base and attendance at the ceremony for graduating recruits. Mark it on your calendar for Oct. 22-24. Youll have to wait for details in the brochure when the sale date will be known. PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE14 Singing group to wander in to OTOW in March OTOW Happenings June Roberta PLEASESEEOTOW PAGE21 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 000H0XV 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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pect of the training program, your life will not be seriously impeded in any way. An alternative to working directly with these wonderful animals is to donate to the Patriot Dog Project through the Cherrywood Veterans Club. You or your organization can make a tax deductible gift of any amount and become a part of this terrific program. Just send your donation to: Cherrywood Veterans Club at 6253 SW 100 Loop, Ocala, FL 34476. In the memo portion of the check or money order, please write dog. If you would like to get more information about fostering a service dog, contact: Beverly Carver of the Marion County SPCA at 873-6787. Please know that no one in the Veterans Club is paid. We too, are an all volunteer tax exempt organization.Saturdays Craft ShowRain, Rain, go away! Makes a person lazy but there were no snoozers at our Cherrywood Craft show this past Saturday. Beautiful crafts, and fun people. What a great way to escape the doldrums and feast your eyes on real talent. The sweets from our Cherrywood Songbirds Bake Sale will help keep them in music. The tasty salad and sandwiches that flew out of the kitchen will contribute toward the items needed in the clubhouse kitchen. The raffle items were won with grins and hollers and the proceeds going to the Interfaith Food Bank. Our Veterans Club raffle, the Patriot Dog donations and the Cruise Raffle Tickets will continue to help the Veterans Club in all their good work for the community. Thank you to our residents and all the nice people of Ocala who made this day a sunny one filled with smiles. Thank you crafters for the wonderful creations you make available to all who see them. Bingo-Bocce-ShuffleboardBingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Bocce at 7 p.m. on Saturdays and newly organized Shuffleboard on Wednesday Evening. Keeps our knees bending, our elbows flying and our minds strategically working. Fun things we used to think of as cruise ship activities. Not a chance! We laugh, we hug and we compete with humor in our own clubhouse and back yard. We meet our neighbors and gather together after the games when we can. The card games and pool room seem to always have a full house. Please come join us in these activities dear neighbors. Lots to choose from and it is such fun getting to know you. Anyone wanting to travel to distant places please visit our clubhouse and also read our wonderful CHIRP, for information on how to get there.Just a noteI want to thank our beloved John Everlove for such a grand introduction. He inspires me to do my best, even though I am much more of a novice than he made me out to be. My butterflies became a S.W.A.T. team until he and many other dear friends poo pooed my nervousness at this undertaking and gave me the courage to step up and test the waters. You better enjoy this mini-vacation John. Like John, I like to write but I guess blogging put me in the line of fire to actually go public. I dearly love our community of Cherrywood and am sometimes overwhelmed at the goodness of the people I call my friends and neighbors. The joy they have brought to myself and my treasured hubby, Jim, is impossible to really describe. We know many who live in other communities along the 200 corridor and I am reasonably positive that this love and goodness is spread throughout all of our communities. You all make it FUN to be seniors. I will do my best to make Cherrywood proud. Thanks for the opportunity. Ardie Heape Do You RememberTune in to Len Teitlers Do You Remember, not just the past but remembering friends featuring Way Off Bway 2006 South Pacific following F Y I daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Feb. 21 to Feb. 28.Royal Oaks Womens 18-Hole GolfThe game was lownet on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The weather was good and all the women could finish the round. The winners are: 1st Flight: 1st (tie)Carol Clark, Joanne Ellis and Judie Lavdas; 4thElsa Berbig 2nd Flight 1stChris Orndorf, 2nd-Bea Terry,3rd(tie)-Roseann Lavacca, Maureen Edwards and B. J. Lassiter 3rd Flight: 1st-Ginger Drake, 2nd-Mary Kay Frandsen, 3rd-Arlene Klann,4th-Patty Dougherty Arlene Klann took the prize for closest to the pin. Congratulations, winners.ORWGAAfter a five week hiatus from league play due to cold, wet and miserable weather our Ladies Nine Hole Golf League was finally able to play this week. The results of our Feb. 6 Low Net Tournament are as follows. Winners are listed in order of finish. Flight A: Marti Babb, Connie Bingham, Marge Rymarcsuk. Flight B: Marlene Puglisi, Sue Marentette, Olive Adler. Flight C: Norma Erickson, Linda Noel, Ginny Simons. Flight D: Mary Hart, Bebe Hahne, AnnHurr. Closest to the Pin: Marge Richardson. Chip Ins: Pat Anderson, Marlene Puglisi, Jean Travers. Everyone was so happy to be back at the course. Lets hope the weather is more welcoming from now on! Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Marion Landing Senior Games will take place from March 24 through April 5, culminating in the Breakfast of Champions on Saturday, April 12, at 8 a.m. You should have received your registration packet in the February Communicator, and should you wish to participate, you must fill out your entry form and return it, with your entry fee of $10 per participant, at one of the February Tuesday Socials or to the Activities Office during regular office hours. The Senior Games are open to all Marion Landing residents. There are 40 events in which you may participate; and of the 40 events, 26 are eligible for the coveted Ed Morgan Fitness Award. To be eligible for the award, you need only participate in 12 of the games; however, you may sign up for as many or as few events as you wish. The games are always fun with lots of friendly competition and wonderful camaraderie. Spring Potluck dinnerTickets are now on sale for the Spring Potluck Dinner which is planned for Sunday, March 2, in the Lifestyle Center. These dinners are always a favorite at Marion Landing, and an evening of good food and back by popular demand entertainment is planned. All you have to do is bring a covered dish to share and have some fun with your friends and neighbors. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 5. The cost is $1, which is returned to you at the door, so sign up at Tuesday Socials or in the Activities Office. Tuesday speakerJoin us on Tuesday, Feb. 18, for a conversation with Barbara Shoop, representative from the National Cremation Society. She will be discuss topics such Senior Games registration due by Feb. 28 as pre-planning options, veterans benefits, world-wide travel protection and interest free financing. The National Cremation Society is one of the oldest and largest network of cremation services in the nation, and has been trusted to provide final needs for families for over 35 years. Mark your calendar for next Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. if you would like more information on this very important topic. Free hearing seminarIn the United States alone, 36 million adults have some degree of hearing loss, but almost no one has to do without good hearing thanks to huge advances in hearing aid technology. On Thursday, March 13, Nu-Tech Hearing will be here in the Lifestyle Center to explain how our hearing works and why we may have difficulty understanding in a crowded or noisy environment. If you are having hearing difficulties, find out about the different options that may be available to you. Nu-Tech is offering free hearing tests (by appointment) and information on free phones for those who quality. Tickets for this luncheon seminar are $1 each, which will be refunded to you at the door. They are available at Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours.Landing Lites concertThe annual Landing Lites spring concert is scheduled for Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center. The Landing Lites, under the direction of Floyd Hickman, is Marion Landing resident chorus and diligently rehearse each week to bring us a wonderful show. Tickets are $5 each and will be going on sale Feb. 25 at the Tuesday Social and in the Activities Office. Mark your calendar and come down to the Lifestyle Center on March 22 to support your fellow residents and enjoy an evening of entertainment. Creative art workshopThe third in a series of creative art workshops brought to us by Artist Hub of Ocala will be held on Wednesday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. This workshop you will teach you to paint on glass, and your project will be either two wine glasses or a vase. The cost is $15 and includes instruction and supplies. Class size is limited, so if you are interested in participating in this workshop, please put your name on the sign-up sheet posted on the Activity Wall in the Lifestyle Center. Travel Below is a listing of the currently scheduled trips offered by the Marion Landing Travel Committee. If you are interested in any of these trips, details are available on the flyers posted on the Travel Board in the Lifestyle Center and in your Communicator, or you may call 237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. Feb. 28: Tampa Bay Downs horse racing $54 March 13: Sisters of Swing includes bus from Marion Landing, lunch at the Cheesecake Factory, reserved seats, taxes, and gratuities $80 March 21: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox at Bright House Field $66 March 24: Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg $47 bus and admission April 25: Carpool to Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Gainesville $7 admission May 31: Social Security starring Barbara Eden $78 (wait list) Nov. 29-Dec. 6: Cruise on the Carnival Sunshine to Nassau, San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk. Inside cabins start at $677.03. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. Marion Landing Diane Bress CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30pm. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday Evening beginning at 6p.m.. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 Donation. The VFW sponsors a Fish Fry on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month, featuring AUCE wild 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 Fridays of each month for a Donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: Feb. 14Richy Evans and Feb. 15Mark Beasley. Music is playing each night from 7 to 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. Saturday, March 1 Hand Cut 10-ounce Rib Eye Steak Char grilled to your order. Includes Baked Potato, Roll w/ Butter, Salad, Vegetable and Desert. Donation $13. Tickets are presold only. See the Canteen Server for your tickets. Ladies Auxiliary will be having a Soup and Salad lunch on Sunday Feb. 23 starting at 1:30. There will be 8 different soups to choose from. For a $5 donation you can come out after Church and have lunch with us. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 is at 9401 SW 119th St. Telephone 352-8734781. For members and guest. Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781 Friday, Feb. 14: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Advance Valentines dinner tickets being sold now in the Social Quarters, fish or shrimp dinner $7, Steak Dinner $10 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment David Baldwin Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Hall Saturday, Feb. 15: Fried Pork Chop Dinner 5 to7 p.m. $7, Entertainment Tim Roberson Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Social Quarters Sunday, Feb. 16: Pot Luck 3 to 5 p.m. Lodge will provide Pulled Pork Monday, Feb. 17: Lunch specials served noon to 3 p.m. with $1 Coney dogs, happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Lunch specials noon to 3 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., 2 Fajitas 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Open Darts 5:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19: Lunch Specials served noon to 3 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Early Bird Bowling 3 to 6 p.m., Wings Basket 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Bowling League 6 to 9 p.m., Open Shuffleboard 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Bubbles Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Upcoming events at West Marion Moose Lodge Hall. Open to members and qualified guests. Saturday Dinners and Special Event Dinners Tickets are now being Pre-Sold. Call and reserve your tickets today! Located at: West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St., Phone 352-854-2200. Read the classifieds SOT #36723 ************************************************************************* ************************************************************************* National Parks Tour Air/Bus 9 nights Sept. 8-17, 2014 $3,599 2 nts Coeure d Alene, ID, 2 nts Glacier National Park, 2 nts Yellowstone National Park, 1 nt Jackson Hole (see the Grand Tetons), 2 nts Deadwood (trip to Mount Rushmore) Includes transfers to airport, airfare, bus tour, 9 nights accommodations, breakfast & dinner daily, all taxes and gratuities. Escorted by Laura Kane. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HE35 Premier Realty, Inc. G ERRI K AY 352-266-0516 7810 SW 114 LOOP 2BR/2 BA/1.5 car garage Georgetown Model Split plan, ready for imm. occ. Private backyard. Pergo + carpet, all kitchen appl., + W/D ins. laundry, 12 x 22 acrylic wind. Fla. room, upgraded roof in 2005, H/A 2005. BROKER/ASSOCIATE CRS/SENIORS SPECIALIST gerrikay@usa.net 11650 SW 70 CT Coventry Cottage. 2 car side entry gar., 2BR/2 BA, good floor plan, move-in ready. Maintained lot by Oak Run. Screen lanai + courtyard, great location, close to exercise and pool + golf. MLS #399035 $97,900 OAK RUN OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN. 1-3PM 8125 SW 108 LOOP Directions: SR 200 to Oak Run ent. to L 83 Ave., to stop Rt 108 Lp, around Lp. to home on Rt. Good storage, spacious garage w/screen doors. MLS #398265 Reduced to $99,500 Elks donationRepresentatives of the Ocala Elks Lodge No. 286, 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala, presented a check in the amount of $3,500 to The Salvation Army on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Lodge. Donations were raised by members of the Lodge. The Salvation Army is one of the worlds largest faith-based charities. Originally established in London in 1865, the Army has been helping people for more than 130 years in the United States. Ocala Elks Lodge, established in 1895 has been a long time supporter of The Salvation Army. In the picture from left to right are Roy Wimmer, membership chairman; John Schaefer, Exalted Ruler; Major George Patterson, The Salvation Army and Harold Floyd, Esteemed Leading Knight. means its time to have another great party. A highlight of the evening will be the music provided by the Jazzy Dixie Landers Band. These talented musicians combine all the sounds of New Orleans, including blues, jazz, pop and more, in a toe tapping style that will have you singing along or dancing or both. Chris and Mario Zacco are sponsoring the band for everyone to enjoy and we sincerely thank them both, for their support. Finger foods will be on hand for all attending, while we enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors. Bring your own beverage if you wish, and join us for some great entertainment and terrific fun. Tickets are only $3 for this gala bash, so see Geri and get signed up. You wont want to miss this special event.AARP Drive Safety ClassesBe sure to see Geri about signing up for the AARP Drive Safety Classes being held at the Cherrywood Clubhouse on Wednesday and Friday, March 5 and 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. These classes are beneficial to you in many ways, not only does it give you life saving hints for driving but it also can save you money on your car insurance. There is limited seating so call Geri at 237-1675 to reserve your seat.Veterans go to the dogsFor the second time in just four months, President of the Cherrywood Veterans Club William Mahar presented Julie Drexel of the Patriot Dog Project with a check for $2,500. This will cover the cost for a second dog being sponsored by the club to help a disabled veteran. After receiving the gift, Julie introduced the club members to Al and Johann, two irresistible 8 to 10-week old puppies who are now service dogs in training. Al is a golden retriever who managed to sleep through most of the proceedings, while his fellow rookie Johann, watched attentively and occasionally added his comments to the proceedings. Johann is a rescue dog from the Marion County SPCA headed up by Beverly Carver. He is being specially groomed for his work with a female veteran suffering from severe emotional/physical trauma. A third Patriot Dog; named Freedom, was also present for the introductions. This beautiful pure white standard pooCHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Bill Mahar, president of the Veterans Club, presents check to Julie Drexel and Johann. dle sat patiently at Bevs feet calmly taking in all of the attention and activities around her. More than 70 members and guests listened to the stories of Al and Johann. Al got his name in memory of Alfred Buechter, a founding member of the Veterans Club and past officer. Al the service puppy was held by Loni Buechter who was married to Alfred. A close bond was made between the little guy and Loni as attention was showered on both of them. Our anonymous benefactor whom we call Norm gave the club a donation of $1,500. He requested that the second dog be named Johann in honor of a beloved family pet that he had for many years and who has passed on. When he looked at Johann and held him, both of them seemed quite satisfied and content with the name. Chris Zacco of Cherrywood Property Management, donated $400 toward our second dog. Combined with the previously mentioned gift by Norm and the many generous donations of our members and people in the community, we were able to provide this second Patriot Dog. President Mahar expressed his deep appreciation to Norm, Chris, the membership, and the community for their wonderful support. We will continue to collect donations in an effort to purchase a third service dog for our wounded veterans, he promised Julie. If you would like to be a part of this great work, please send your contribution to the Cherrywood Veterans Club, 6253 SW 100 Loop; Ocala, Fl. 34476. Any size donation is greatly appreciated and is tax deductible. Be sure to write the word dog in the memo section of your check or money order. Thank you to all who are a part of Patriot Dog Project.Patriot Dog donationsPatriot Dog Project is an all volunteer organization who, in conjunction with the Marion County SPCA, provides service dogs to disabled veterans. Neither of these two groups receives any money for administrative costs, salaries or other compensations. Every penny donated, goes to the care and training of the service animals. Preparing a service dog is a two-year undertaking and costs $2,500 for each animal to be prepared for his/her duties. Working hand in glove with the ladies at Lowell Prison, volunteer workers who handle the dogs on weekends and professionals in the field, these dogs enable wounded service people a richer and fuller life. We still need volunteers who will foster one of these special dogs on alternate week-ends. This is part of the socialization process where the friendly and affectionate animal can learn to deal with all kinds of people and situations. Because they are service animals, they are welcomed in every aspect of society, including churches, shopping malls, grocery stores and doctors offices. 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Well I received lots of response and compliments on my first feature of the year. Thank you so much. Frank Costello was my feature for January. Now its time for the February feature and that will be Stan and Zona Doane. Stan was born in Hyannis, Massachusetts and went to Barnstable schools. Later he attended the Barnstable Police training school. Stan had one sister. After school he joined the police department for one year and then was drafted into the Army. In the Army he was a small arms expert. After the Army he went back to the police department for four years. In 1969 he went to work at Yarmouth Post office and remained there for 31 years. He met Mary Rhone in 1963 and they married and had two children. Later came four grandchildren. He held numerous positions with volunteer work, involved in Little League, youth hockey and many other youth activities. They moved to Ocala in 1999 and bought a home in Oak Run and was Treasurer of the New England Club .He was also member of many golf clubs in Massachusetts and Florida. In 2003 they bought a home in Spruce Creek North. Unfortunately Mary passed away in 2010. Later he met Zona Poole, actually on the Internet. They quickly formed a bond and were married the following year. Zona Poole was born in Ocala, and went to Ocala schools. She had seven sisters and five brothers. She met Bill Swoap in 1958 and later they married. They had seven children, three boys and four girls; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren came later. Zona told me Jan, my life isnt very interesting. I told her You had seven children and your life wasnt very interesting? (I think it had to be!) After most of the children were grown Zona got a job with Grannie Nannies and also with Hospice for eight years. Bill passed away in 1999. Twelve years later she met and married Stan. Stan taught her how to play golf and she plays once a week with the gals and two times a week with Stan. She belongs to the SCN quilt club and is a deaconess at the Seventh Day Adventist Church and is on the church board and has taught Bible studies. Zona is also vice president of the SCN board of directors. They love to travel and took two beautiful trips to Vermont and spent the summers there. A trip to Washington, D.C., was enjoyed by both. Zona and Stan seem like a very happy couple both finding love the second time around.Many activitiesThis Saturday is the Valentines Day dance. Hope you are planning to take your sweetheart for a night of dancing. Price is $5 at the door and should be a fun time. Solid Gold with Al Sutchen is the entertainment for the evening. Time is 7:30 to 10:30. Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee, has told me they are planning a corned beef night in March and a lasagna night in April. Dates, times and prices will be listed soon. Income tax time is here. Lincolns birthday was Feb. 12 and Washingtons birthday is the 22nd but both days are observed this year on the 17th. Confusing? You bet! Speaking of Valentines Day, Id like to wish my husband Jim of almost 62 years a very Happy Valentines Day and many more. The days are going fast and pretty soon the summer will be here. Very weird winter and not as weird as the Northerners had.Regards from Jan.Jan Liberio resides in Spruce Creek North with her husband and can be reached via e-mail at JnLber@aol.com or drop a note in the mail slot at the SCN clubhouse.Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com This months feature is about Stan and Zona Doane Spruce Creek North Jan Liberio Zona and Stan Doane. Last chance to get your tickets to the Valentines Dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 7 until 10 p.m. Im sure Geri will find room to accommodate our wonderful residents who need a last minute ticket. What a bargain for only $3 a person. Put on your cool red ensemble and come out for a terrific evening of food, music and fun. TriviaThe devil is in the details. Fred OHern has his questions all in order and is anxious to spring them on the prepared and unprepared on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse. Everyone is assigned to a team of 3 or 4 individuals. After theyve been given an answer sheet, the teams view the questions on the big screen at the front of the stage. With so many heads together, you would think that the answers would come easy, but thats not always the case. Topics this month will include current events, history, geography, show biz and of course, some off the wall tidbits. The cost for each player is a whole $1. From this fund, a small cash prize is awarded to the winning team and the rest goes to the Veterans Club Patriot Dog Project. More important than the cash prize is the bragging rights which the winning team gets for the entire month. Come join us for a time of friendly and often humorous competition. Come a little early to get signed in and if you like to bring snacks or drinks with you, feel free to do so.Mardi Gras at CherrywoodMardi Gras means Fat Tuesday and it is celebrated on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. This year it will be on March 4. Traditionally this has been a time to clear the kitchen of all the good things to eat and drink before the fasting and sacrifices of the Lenten season. For the folks of Cherrywood, it just Lasts chance to get tickets for Valentines dance Cherrywood Ardie Heape Some visitors to the recent Craft Show. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE18 BRADFORD FARMS Julia McPherson, Realtor (352) 895-0722 Realty Affordable 5.25 acres Zoned A3 and priced to sell! Owner Financing Available. BRADFORD FARMS is located in convenient to everything SW OCALA. Impressive gated community providing underground utilities, paved streets and, horses are welcome. A terrific community to raise a family. If you are thinking of building, give Julia a call for additional details. There is NO STIPULATED TIME TO BUILD. Close to schools and Freedom Library. 000HCQW FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED CERTIFIED TECHS EST. 1990 TWO OCALA LOCATIONS SR 200 & 91ST AVE. 237-5599 2040 N. PINE AVE. 622-0075 DARE TO COMPARE Most Cars Complete Service Top Off Fluids Check Air Pressure In Tires Inspect Belts 7 Hoses. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Lube-Oil-Filter FREE TIRE ROTATION With Oil Change $ 21 95 Up to 5 qts. oil, 5W30 or 15W40 Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Cooling Service $ 39 95 Drain & Fill Radiator Inspect Hoses and Water Pump Includes 1 Gal. Antifreeze Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Basic A/C Check $ 21 95 Most Cars Freon Extra 200 Store. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Starting At $79.95 Parts Extra $ 10 OFF 4 Wheel Alignment YES . WE CAN ALIGN THAT! Most Cars. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 CV Axles $ 149 95 Per Side Starting At Most Cars. Pine Ave. Store. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Exhaust Mufflers $ 79 95 Installed Starting At Must present coupon. & BUDGET MUFFLER T EE P EE T IRE WE KNOW TIRES! 000HCGK OASIS RESTAURANT OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, FL 34476 237-4598 Mon-Sat. 6:30am-7pm Sun. 6:30am-3pm B RING Y OUR S WEETHEART TO V ALENTINES D INNER F EBRUARY 14, 2014 11 AM 7 PM B RING Y OUR S WEETHEART TO V ALENTINES D INNER F EBRUARY 14, 2014 11 AM 7 PM 6 OZ NY S TRIP S TEAK 5 F RIED S HRIMP B AKED P OTATO V EGETABLE ( YOUR CHOICE ) T OMATO B ASIL B ISQUE OR S ALAD D INNER R OLL AND D RINK A LL FOR $ 1 6 99 EACH L IVE M USIC 11100 SW 93 Ct. Rd. Suite 12, Ocala, FL Mon-Thur 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-11pm Sunday 11am-9pm 402-0003 Buy 1 Meal Get 1 at 1/2 OFF Equal or Lesser Value With purchase of 2 drinks With coupon Exp. 3/5/14 000HB3R 000HB3L 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 Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 873-0223 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza Ocala, Florida 873-0223 873-0223 ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZ A $6.99 MONDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 02/21/14 Whole Wheat Pasta Available 000HCR4 TUESDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 02/21/14 VALID IN OCALA ONLY 1 ST T OPPING F REE M ON & T HURS O NLY $6.99 $6.99 SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 02/21/14 $20.00 $20.00 2 For BAKED DISHES CHICKEN PARMIGIANA VEAL PARMIGIANA BAKED DISHES CHICKEN P ARMIGIANA VEAL PARMIGIANA I NCLUDES F REE C HEESECAKE OR Z EPPOLIS 000HDW6 8810 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala FL 34481 854-1000 www.carminesocala.com Carmines Monday Friday Lunch Special 10:30-3pm Take Out Only 14 PIZZA $ 7 95 Dine In CHICKEN PARMIGIANA $ 7 95 Must present coupon. Expires 3/20/14 711193 Taste The Best Taste The Best Taste The Best DIREC TAX Call Gene Hester for Appointment at 237-5330 Jasmine Plaza 6160 SW St. Rd. 200, Suite 111 Ocala, FL 34476 000H4Q4 Gene Hester/Raymond James State & Fed. Returns Lowest Prices E-File & Rapid Refunds 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run 352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm OCALA GOLF CART OCALA GOLF CART OCALA GOLF CART 6-V 6-V T605 T605 only $ 539 only $ 539 8-V 8-V T875 T875 only $ 649 only $ 649 12-V 12-V T1275 T1275 only $ 649 only $ 649 6-V 6-V 6 PACK 6 PACK $ 449 $ 449 8-V 8-V 6 PACK 6 PACK $ 549 $ 549 Same Day Service (most jobs) 10% Discount to Veterans l abor & parts excluding batteries BUY, SELL, TRADE & SERVICE FREE pickup within 5 miles Thank You for your continued support. Looking forward to seeing you in 2014! 000HDAJ MAJOR DISCOUNTS Come in and register to win a free golf cart! GOLF CART GIVEAWAY The Sleekline Yamahas $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 Sunbrella Special $ 549 Garage Floor Mat..... $ 39 High Speed Motor.... $ 549 2010 EZ-GO RXV Reconditioned 2010 Club Car Precedent Reconditioned

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Well I received lots of response and compliments on my first feature of the year. Thank you so much. Frank Costello was my feature for January. Now its time for the February feature and that will be Stan and Zona Doane. Stan was born in Hyannis, Massachusetts and went to Barnstable schools. Later he attended the Barnstable Police training school. Stan had one sister. After school he joined the police department for one year and then was drafted into the Army. In the Army he was a small arms expert. After the Army he went back to the police department for four years. In 1969 he went to work at Yarmouth Post office and remained there for 31 years. He met Mary Rhone in 1963 and they married and had two children. Later came four grandchildren. He held numerous positions with volunteer work, involved in Little League, youth hockey and many other youth activities. They moved to Ocala in 1999 and bought a home in Oak Run and was Treasurer of the New England Club .He was also member of many golf clubs in Massachusetts and Florida. In 2003 they bought a home in Spruce Creek North. Unfortunately Mary passed away in 2010. Later he met Zona Poole, actually on the Internet. They quickly formed a bond and were married the following year. Zona Poole was born in Ocala, and went to Ocala schools. She had seven sisters and five brothers. She met Bill Swoap in 1958 and later they married. They had seven children, three boys and four girls; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren came later. Zona told me Jan, my life isnt very interesting. I told her You had seven children and your life wasnt very interesting? (I think it had to be!) After most of the children were grown Zona got a job with Grannie Nannies and also with Hospice for eight years. Bill passed away in 1999. Twelve years later she met and married Stan. Stan taught her how to play golf and she plays once a week with the gals and two times a week with Stan. She belongs to the SCN quilt club and is a deaconess at the Seventh Day Adventist Church and is on the church board and has taught Bible studies. Zona is also vice president of the SCN board of directors. They love to travel and took two beautiful trips to Vermont and spent the summers there. A trip to Washington, D.C., was enjoyed by both. Zona and Stan seem like a very happy couple both finding love the second time around.Many activitiesThis Saturday is the Valentines Day dance. Hope you are planning to take your sweetheart for a night of dancing. Price is $5 at the door and should be a fun time. Solid Gold with Al Sutchen is the entertainment for the evening. Time is 7:30 to 10:30. Cindy Hutchins, president of the social committee, has told me they are planning a corned beef night in March and a lasagna night in April. Dates, times and prices will be listed soon. Income tax time is here. Lincolns birthday was Feb. 12 and Washingtons birthday is the 22nd but both days are observed this year on the 17th. Confusing? You bet! Speaking of Valentines Day, Id like to wish my husband Jim of almost 62 years a very Happy Valentines Day and many more. The days are going fast and pretty soon the summer will be here. Very weird winter and not as weird as the Northerners had.Regards from Jan.Jan Liberio resides in Spruce Creek North with her husband and can be reached via e-mail at JnLber@aol.com or drop a note in the mail slot at the SCN clubhouse.Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com This months feature is about Stan and Zona Doane Spruce Creek North Jan Liberio Zona and Stan Doane. Last chance to get your tickets to the Valentines Dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 7 until 10 p.m. Im sure Geri will find room to accommodate our wonderful residents who need a last minute ticket. What a bargain for only $3 a person. Put on your cool red ensemble and come out for a terrific evening of food, music and fun. TriviaThe devil is in the details. Fred OHern has his questions all in order and is anxious to spring them on the prepared and unprepared on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse. Everyone is assigned to a team of 3 or 4 individuals. After theyve been given an answer sheet, the teams view the questions on the big screen at the front of the stage. With so many heads together, you would think that the answers would come easy, but thats not always the case. Topics this month will include current events, history, geography, show biz and of course, some off the wall tidbits. The cost for each player is a whole $1. From this fund, a small cash prize is awarded to the winning team and the rest goes to the Veterans Club Patriot Dog Project. More important than the cash prize is the bragging rights which the winning team gets for the entire month. Come join us for a time of friendly and often humorous competition. Come a little early to get signed in and if you like to bring snacks or drinks with you, feel free to do so.Mardi Gras at CherrywoodMardi Gras means Fat Tuesday and it is celebrated on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. This year it will be on March 4. Traditionally this has been a time to clear the kitchen of all the good things to eat and drink before the fasting and sacrifices of the Lenten season. For the folks of Cherrywood, it just Lasts chance to get tickets for Valentines dance Cherrywood Ardie Heape Some visitors to the recent Craft Show. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE18 BRADFORD FARMS Julia McPherson, Realtor (352) 895-0722 Realty Affordable 5.25 acres Zoned A3 and priced to sell! Owner Financing Available. BRADFORD FARMS is located in convenient to everything SW OCALA. Impressive gated community providing underground utilities, paved streets and, horses are welcome. A terrific community to raise a family. If you are thinking of building, give Julia a call for additional details. There is NO STIPULATED TIME TO BUILD. Close to schools and Freedom Library. 000HCQW FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED CERTIFIED TECHS EST. 1990 TWO OCALA LOCATIONS SR 200 & 91ST AVE. 237-5599 2040 N. PINE AVE. 622-0075 DARE TO COMPARE Most Cars Complete Service Top Off Fluids Check Air Pressure In Tires Inspect Belts 7 Hoses. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Lube-Oil-Filter FREE TIRE ROTATION With Oil Change $ 21 95 Up to 5 qts. oil, 5W30 or 15W40 Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Cooling Service $ 39 95 Drain & Fill Radiator Inspect Hoses and Water Pump Includes 1 Gal. Antifreeze Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Basic A/C Check $ 21 95 Most Cars Freon Extra 200 Store. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Starting At $79.95 Parts Extra $ 10 OFF 4 Wheel Alignment YES . WE CAN ALIGN THAT! Most Cars. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 CV Axles $ 149 95 Per Side Starting At Most Cars. Pine Ave. Store. Must present coupon. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/21/14 Exhaust Mufflers $ 79 95 Installed Starting At Must present coupon. & BUDGET MUFFLER T EE P EE T IRE WE KNOW TIRES! 000HCGK OASIS RESTAURANT OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, FL 34476 237-4598 Mon-Sat. 6:30am-7pm Sun. 6:30am-3pm B RING Y OUR S WEETHEART TO V ALENTINES D INNER F EBRUARY 14, 2014 11 AM 7 PM B RING Y OUR S WEETHEART TO V ALENTINES D INNER F EBRUARY 14, 2014 11 AM 7 PM 6 OZ NY S TRIP S TEAK 5 F RIED S HRIMP B AKED P OTATO V EGETABLE ( YOUR CHOICE ) T OMATO B ASIL B ISQUE OR S ALAD D INNER R OLL AND D RINK A LL FOR $ 1 6 99 EACH L IVE M USIC 11100 SW 93 Ct. Rd. Suite 12, Ocala, FL Mon-Thur 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-11pm Sunday 11am-9pm 402-0003 Buy 1 Meal Get 1 at 1/2 OFF Equal or Lesser Value With purchase of 2 drinks With coupon Exp. 3/5/14 000HB3R 000HB3L 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 Mon. Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 873-0223 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza Ocala, Florida 873-0223 873-0223 ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZ A $6.99 MONDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 02/21/14 Whole Wheat Pasta Available 000HCR4 TUESDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 02/21/14 VALID IN OCALA ONLY 1 ST T OPPING F REE M ON & T HURS O NLY $6.99 $6.99 SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 02/21/14 $20.00 $20.00 2 For BAKED DISHES CHICKEN PARMIGIANA VEAL PARMIGIANA BAKED DISHES CHICKEN P ARMIGIANA VEAL PARMIGIANA I NCLUDES F REE C HEESECAKE OR Z EPPOLIS 000HDW6 8810 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala FL 34481 854-1000 www.carminesocala.com Carmines Monday Friday Lunch Special 10:30-3pm Take Out Only 14 PIZZA $ 7 95 Dine In CHICKEN PARMIGIANA $ 7 95 Must present coupon. Expires 3/20/14 711193 Taste The Best Taste The Best Taste The Best DIREC TAX Call Gene Hester for Appointment at 237-5330 Jasmine Plaza 6160 SW St. Rd. 200, Suite 111 Ocala, FL 34476 000H4Q4 Gene Hester/Raymond James State & Fed. Returns Lowest Prices E-File & Rapid Refunds 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run 352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm OCALA GOLF CART OCALA GOLF CART OCALA GOLF CART 6-V 6-V T605 T605 only $ 539 only $ 539 8-V 8-V T875 T875 only $ 649 only $ 649 12-V 12-V T1275 T1275 only $ 649 only $ 649 6-V 6-V 6 PACK 6 PACK $ 449 $ 449 8-V 8-V 6 PACK 6 PACK $ 549 $ 549 Same Day Service (most jobs) 10% Discount to Veterans l abor & parts excluding batteries BUY, SELL, TRADE & SERVICE FREE pickup within 5 miles Thank You for your continued support. Looking forward to seeing you in 2014! 000HDAJ MAJOR DISCOUNTS Come in and register to win a free golf cart! GOLF CART GIVEAWAY The Sleekline Yamahas $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 $ 4,995 Sunbrella Special $ 549 Garage Floor Mat..... $ 39 High Speed Motor.... $ 549 2010 EZ-GO RXV Reconditioned 2010 Club Car Precedent Reconditioned

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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HE35 Premier Realty, Inc. G ERRI K AY 352-266-0516 7810 SW 114 LOOP 2BR/2 BA/1.5 car garage Georgetown Model Split plan, ready for imm. occ. Private backyard. Pergo + carpet, all kitchen appl., + W/D ins. laundry, 12 x 22 acrylic wind. Fla. room, upgraded roof in 2005, H/A 2005. BROKER/ASSOCIATE CRS/SENIORS SPECIALIST gerrikay@usa.net 11650 SW 70 CT Coventry Cottage. 2 car side entry gar., 2BR/2 BA, good floor plan, move-in ready. Maintained lot by Oak Run. Screen lanai + courtyard, great location, close to exercise and pool + golf. MLS #399035 $97,900 OAK RUN OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN. 1-3PM 8125 SW 108 LOOP Directions: SR 200 to Oak Run ent. to L 83 Ave., to stop Rt 108 Lp, around Lp. to home on Rt. Good storage, spacious garage w/screen doors. MLS #398265 Reduced to $99,500 Elks donationRepresentatives of the Ocala Elks Lodge No. 286, 702 NE 25th Ave., Ocala, presented a check in the amount of $3,500 to The Salvation Army on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Lodge. Donations were raised by members of the Lodge. The Salvation Army is one of the worlds largest faith-based charities. Originally established in London in 1865, the Army has been helping people for more than 130 years in the United States. Ocala Elks Lodge, established in 1895 has been a long time supporter of The Salvation Army. In the picture from left to right are Roy Wimmer, membership chairman; John Schaefer, Exalted Ruler; Major George Patterson, The Salvation Army and Harold Floyd, Esteemed Leading Knight. means its time to have another great party. A highlight of the evening will be the music provided by the Jazzy Dixie Landers Band. These talented musicians combine all the sounds of New Orleans, including blues, jazz, pop and more, in a toe tapping style that will have you singing along or dancing or both. Chris and Mario Zacco are sponsoring the band for everyone to enjoy and we sincerely thank them both, for their support. Finger foods will be on hand for all attending, while we enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors. Bring your own beverage if you wish, and join us for some great entertainment and terrific fun. Tickets are only $3 for this gala bash, so see Geri and get signed up. You wont want to miss this special event.AARP Drive Safety ClassesBe sure to see Geri about signing up for the AARP Drive Safety Classes being held at the Cherrywood Clubhouse on Wednesday and Friday, March 5 and 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. These classes are beneficial to you in many ways, not only does it give you life saving hints for driving but it also can save you money on your car insurance. There is limited seating so call Geri at 237-1675 to reserve your seat.Veterans go to the dogsFor the second time in just four months, President of the Cherrywood Veterans Club William Mahar presented Julie Drexel of the Patriot Dog Project with a check for $2,500. This will cover the cost for a second dog being sponsored by the club to help a disabled veteran. After receiving the gift, Julie introduced the club members to Al and Johann, two irresistible 8 to 10-week old puppies who are now service dogs in training. Al is a golden retriever who managed to sleep through most of the proceedings, while his fellow rookie Johann, watched attentively and occasionally added his comments to the proceedings. Johann is a rescue dog from the Marion County SPCA headed up by Beverly Carver. He is being specially groomed for his work with a female veteran suffering from severe emotional/physical trauma. A third Patriot Dog; named Freedom, was also present for the introductions. This beautiful pure white standard pooCHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Bill Mahar, president of the Veterans Club, presents check to Julie Drexel and Johann. dle sat patiently at Bevs feet calmly taking in all of the attention and activities around her. More than 70 members and guests listened to the stories of Al and Johann. Al got his name in memory of Alfred Buechter, a founding member of the Veterans Club and past officer. Al the service puppy was held by Loni Buechter who was married to Alfred. A close bond was made between the little guy and Loni as attention was showered on both of them. Our anonymous benefactor whom we call Norm gave the club a donation of $1,500. He requested that the second dog be named Johann in honor of a beloved family pet that he had for many years and who has passed on. When he looked at Johann and held him, both of them seemed quite satisfied and content with the name. Chris Zacco of Cherrywood Property Management, donated $400 toward our second dog. Combined with the previously mentioned gift by Norm and the many generous donations of our members and people in the community, we were able to provide this second Patriot Dog. President Mahar expressed his deep appreciation to Norm, Chris, the membership, and the community for their wonderful support. We will continue to collect donations in an effort to purchase a third service dog for our wounded veterans, he promised Julie. If you would like to be a part of this great work, please send your contribution to the Cherrywood Veterans Club, 6253 SW 100 Loop; Ocala, Fl. 34476. Any size donation is greatly appreciated and is tax deductible. Be sure to write the word dog in the memo section of your check or money order. Thank you to all who are a part of Patriot Dog Project.Patriot Dog donationsPatriot Dog Project is an all volunteer organization who, in conjunction with the Marion County SPCA, provides service dogs to disabled veterans. Neither of these two groups receives any money for administrative costs, salaries or other compensations. Every penny donated, goes to the care and training of the service animals. Preparing a service dog is a two-year undertaking and costs $2,500 for each animal to be prepared for his/her duties. Working hand in glove with the ladies at Lowell Prison, volunteer workers who handle the dogs on weekends and professionals in the field, these dogs enable wounded service people a richer and fuller life. We still need volunteers who will foster one of these special dogs on alternate week-ends. This is part of the socialization process where the friendly and affectionate animal can learn to deal with all kinds of people and situations. Because they are service animals, they are welcomed in every aspect of society, including churches, shopping malls, grocery stores and doctors offices. 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pect of the training program, your life will not be seriously impeded in any way. An alternative to working directly with these wonderful animals is to donate to the Patriot Dog Project through the Cherrywood Veterans Club. You or your organization can make a tax deductible gift of any amount and become a part of this terrific program. Just send your donation to: Cherrywood Veterans Club at 6253 SW 100 Loop, Ocala, FL 34476. In the memo portion of the check or money order, please write dog. If you would like to get more information about fostering a service dog, contact: Beverly Carver of the Marion County SPCA at 873-6787. Please know that no one in the Veterans Club is paid. We too, are an all volunteer tax exempt organization.Saturdays Craft ShowRain, Rain, go away! Makes a person lazy but there were no snoozers at our Cherrywood Craft show this past Saturday. Beautiful crafts, and fun people. What a great way to escape the doldrums and feast your eyes on real talent. The sweets from our Cherrywood Songbirds Bake Sale will help keep them in music. The tasty salad and sandwiches that flew out of the kitchen will contribute toward the items needed in the clubhouse kitchen. The raffle items were won with grins and hollers and the proceeds going to the Interfaith Food Bank. Our Veterans Club raffle, the Patriot Dog donations and the Cruise Raffle Tickets will continue to help the Veterans Club in all their good work for the community. Thank you to our residents and all the nice people of Ocala who made this day a sunny one filled with smiles. Thank you crafters for the wonderful creations you make available to all who see them. Bingo-Bocce-ShuffleboardBingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Bocce at 7 p.m. on Saturdays and newly organized Shuffleboard on Wednesday Evening. Keeps our knees bending, our elbows flying and our minds strategically working. Fun things we used to think of as cruise ship activities. Not a chance! We laugh, we hug and we compete with humor in our own clubhouse and back yard. We meet our neighbors and gather together after the games when we can. The card games and pool room seem to always have a full house. Please come join us in these activities dear neighbors. Lots to choose from and it is such fun getting to know you. Anyone wanting to travel to distant places please visit our clubhouse and also read our wonderful CHIRP, for information on how to get there.Just a noteI want to thank our beloved John Everlove for such a grand introduction. He inspires me to do my best, even though I am much more of a novice than he made me out to be. My butterflies became a S.W.A.T. team until he and many other dear friends poo pooed my nervousness at this undertaking and gave me the courage to step up and test the waters. You better enjoy this mini-vacation John. Like John, I like to write but I guess blogging put me in the line of fire to actually go public. I dearly love our community of Cherrywood and am sometimes overwhelmed at the goodness of the people I call my friends and neighbors. The joy they have brought to myself and my treasured hubby, Jim, is impossible to really describe. We know many who live in other communities along the 200 corridor and I am reasonably positive that this love and goodness is spread throughout all of our communities. You all make it FUN to be seniors. I will do my best to make Cherrywood proud. Thanks for the opportunity. Ardie Heape Do You RememberTune in to Len Teitlers Do You Remember, not just the past but remembering friends featuring Way Off Bway 2006 South Pacific following F Y I daily at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Feb. 21 to Feb. 28.Royal Oaks Womens 18-Hole GolfThe game was lownet on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The weather was good and all the women could finish the round. The winners are: 1st Flight: 1st (tie)Carol Clark, Joanne Ellis and Judie Lavdas; 4thElsa Berbig 2nd Flight 1stChris Orndorf, 2nd-Bea Terry,3rd(tie)-Roseann Lavacca, Maureen Edwards and B. J. Lassiter 3rd Flight: 1st-Ginger Drake, 2nd-Mary Kay Frandsen, 3rd-Arlene Klann,4th-Patty Dougherty Arlene Klann took the prize for closest to the pin. Congratulations, winners.ORWGAAfter a five week hiatus from league play due to cold, wet and miserable weather our Ladies Nine Hole Golf League was finally able to play this week. The results of our Feb. 6 Low Net Tournament are as follows. Winners are listed in order of finish. Flight A: Marti Babb, Connie Bingham, Marge Rymarcsuk. Flight B: Marlene Puglisi, Sue Marentette, Olive Adler. Flight C: Norma Erickson, Linda Noel, Ginny Simons. Flight D: Mary Hart, Bebe Hahne, AnnHurr. Closest to the Pin: Marge Richardson. Chip Ins: Pat Anderson, Marlene Puglisi, Jean Travers. Everyone was so happy to be back at the course. Lets hope the weather is more welcoming from now on! Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Marion Landing Senior Games will take place from March 24 through April 5, culminating in the Breakfast of Champions on Saturday, April 12, at 8 a.m. You should have received your registration packet in the February Communicator, and should you wish to participate, you must fill out your entry form and return it, with your entry fee of $10 per participant, at one of the February Tuesday Socials or to the Activities Office during regular office hours. The Senior Games are open to all Marion Landing residents. There are 40 events in which you may participate; and of the 40 events, 26 are eligible for the coveted Ed Morgan Fitness Award. To be eligible for the award, you need only participate in 12 of the games; however, you may sign up for as many or as few events as you wish. The games are always fun with lots of friendly competition and wonderful camaraderie. Spring Potluck dinnerTickets are now on sale for the Spring Potluck Dinner which is planned for Sunday, March 2, in the Lifestyle Center. These dinners are always a favorite at Marion Landing, and an evening of good food and back by popular demand entertainment is planned. All you have to do is bring a covered dish to share and have some fun with your friends and neighbors. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 5. The cost is $1, which is returned to you at the door, so sign up at Tuesday Socials or in the Activities Office. Tuesday speakerJoin us on Tuesday, Feb. 18, for a conversation with Barbara Shoop, representative from the National Cremation Society. She will be discuss topics such Senior Games registration due by Feb. 28 as pre-planning options, veterans benefits, world-wide travel protection and interest free financing. The National Cremation Society is one of the oldest and largest network of cremation services in the nation, and has been trusted to provide final needs for families for over 35 years. Mark your calendar for next Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. if you would like more information on this very important topic. Free hearing seminarIn the United States alone, 36 million adults have some degree of hearing loss, but almost no one has to do without good hearing thanks to huge advances in hearing aid technology. On Thursday, March 13, Nu-Tech Hearing will be here in the Lifestyle Center to explain how our hearing works and why we may have difficulty understanding in a crowded or noisy environment. If you are having hearing difficulties, find out about the different options that may be available to you. Nu-Tech is offering free hearing tests (by appointment) and information on free phones for those who quality. Tickets for this luncheon seminar are $1 each, which will be refunded to you at the door. They are available at Tuesday Socials and in the Activities Office during regular ticket sale hours.Landing Lites concertThe annual Landing Lites spring concert is scheduled for Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center. The Landing Lites, under the direction of Floyd Hickman, is Marion Landing resident chorus and diligently rehearse each week to bring us a wonderful show. Tickets are $5 each and will be going on sale Feb. 25 at the Tuesday Social and in the Activities Office. Mark your calendar and come down to the Lifestyle Center on March 22 to support your fellow residents and enjoy an evening of entertainment. Creative art workshopThe third in a series of creative art workshops brought to us by Artist Hub of Ocala will be held on Wednesday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. This workshop you will teach you to paint on glass, and your project will be either two wine glasses or a vase. The cost is $15 and includes instruction and supplies. Class size is limited, so if you are interested in participating in this workshop, please put your name on the sign-up sheet posted on the Activity Wall in the Lifestyle Center. Travel Below is a listing of the currently scheduled trips offered by the Marion Landing Travel Committee. If you are interested in any of these trips, details are available on the flyers posted on the Travel Board in the Lifestyle Center and in your Communicator, or you may call 237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. Feb. 28: Tampa Bay Downs horse racing $54 March 13: Sisters of Swing includes bus from Marion Landing, lunch at the Cheesecake Factory, reserved seats, taxes, and gratuities $80 March 21: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox at Bright House Field $66 March 24: Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg $47 bus and admission April 25: Carpool to Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Gainesville $7 admission May 31: Social Security starring Barbara Eden $78 (wait list) Nov. 29-Dec. 6: Cruise on the Carnival Sunshine to Nassau, San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk. Inside cabins start at $677.03. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. Marion Landing Diane Bress CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30pm. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday Evening beginning at 6p.m.. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 Donation. The VFW sponsors a Fish Fry on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month, featuring AUCE wild 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 Fridays of each month for a Donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: Feb. 14Richy Evans and Feb. 15Mark Beasley. Music is playing each night from 7 to 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. Saturday, March 1 Hand Cut 10-ounce Rib Eye Steak Char grilled to your order. Includes Baked Potato, Roll w/ Butter, Salad, Vegetable and Desert. Donation $13. Tickets are presold only. See the Canteen Server for your tickets. Ladies Auxiliary will be having a Soup and Salad lunch on Sunday Feb. 23 starting at 1:30. There will be 8 different soups to choose from. For a $5 donation you can come out after Church and have lunch with us. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 is at 9401 SW 119th St. Telephone 352-8734781. For members and guest. Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781 Friday, Feb. 14: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Advance Valentines dinner tickets being sold now in the Social Quarters, fish or shrimp dinner $7, Steak Dinner $10 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment David Baldwin Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Hall Saturday, Feb. 15: Fried Pork Chop Dinner 5 to7 p.m. $7, Entertainment Tim Roberson Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Social Quarters Sunday, Feb. 16: Pot Luck 3 to 5 p.m. Lodge will provide Pulled Pork Monday, Feb. 17: Lunch specials served noon to 3 p.m. with $1 Coney dogs, happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Lunch specials noon to 3 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., 2 Fajitas 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Open Darts 5:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19: Lunch Specials served noon to 3 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Early Bird Bowling 3 to 6 p.m., Wings Basket 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Bowling League 6 to 9 p.m., Open Shuffleboard 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Bubbles Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Upcoming events at West Marion Moose Lodge Hall. Open to members and qualified guests. Saturday Dinners and Special Event Dinners Tickets are now being Pre-Sold. Call and reserve your tickets today! Located at: West Marion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St., Phone 352-854-2200. Read the classifieds SOT #36723 ************************************************************************* ************************************************************************* National Parks Tour Air/Bus 9 nights Sept. 8-17, 2014 $3,599 2 nts Coeure d Alene, ID, 2 nts Glacier National Park, 2 nts Yellowstone National Park, 1 nt Jackson Hole (see the Grand Tetons), 2 nts Deadwood (trip to Mount Rushmore) Includes transfers to airport, airfare, bus tour, 9 nights accommodations, breakfast & dinner daily, all taxes and gratuities. Escorted by Laura Kane. Biloxi Casino Tours 3 nights IP Casino $169 Beau Rivage $189 March 10-13 March 24-27 April 21-24 Includes $55 in SlotPlay, deluxe motor coach, two meal vouchers, 3 nights hotel, visits to 2 additional casinos required. All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy. Call for single rates. 352-840-0333 Email: Laura@LaurakaneTravel.com Check out all our trips at: www.LauraKaneTravel.com Call for our newsletter ************************************************************************* (352) 840-0333 Locally Owned 000HDN2 000HCIK 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 000HCAK The CLEAN you expect, The SERVICE you deserve. SM 3 ROOMS & 1 HALLWAY EXPIRES 2/28/14 *Must meet minimum charge. Restrictions apply. 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February is Black History Month; Feb. 14-Valentines Day; Feb. 26-National Pistachio Day-Its easy to celebrate and good for you, too. Grab a handful and go nuts! Did you know that Groundhog Day (Feb. 2) is actually the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and The Spring Equinox (in the Northern Hemisphere)? In the Pagan religions this is a time when the goddess transforms from crone to spring maiden. It was also a time to light fires to celebrate the Goddess Brigit. Bronx Wanderers The Bronx Wanderers is a perfect musical storm that effortlessly creates a matchless level of synergy between generation and music. Join us in welcoming The Bronx Wanderers, a family rock band, to the Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, March 15, at 7 p.m. One part Oldies and two parts Rock N Roll, The Bronx Wanderers consists of father Yo Vinny and two sons Vinny The Kid and Nicky Stix. Together they form the heart and soul of this pitch perfect band that delivers a nonstop compilation of hits. The trio recreates the magic of the rock and roll era with superlative vocals, musicianship, dynamic enthusiasm and a genuine love of the music they perform. With favorites like Sherry, Runaway, We Gotta Get Out of This Place, Teenager in Love, Theres a Kind of Hush, Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, and Looking for an Echo, this show will positively dazzle you with a non-stop powerhouse of hits from the s, s and s. Tickets start at $18. Circle Square Cultural Center is at 8395 SW 80th St. For more information on the 2014 Entertainment Series including dates, performers and ticket prices, visit the website at www.CSCulturalCenter.com or call 352-854-3670. Master the PossibilitiesNext week is Florida Week at Master the Possibilities! This has become a very popular themed week that both native Floridians and recent transplants find to be interesting and useful. Learn about Florida and local history, find out whats new and interesting here in Marion County, explore the ecology and simply learn more about this home of ours. February will see close to 4,000 participants in this lifelong learning program. Remember that it is open to all and all are most welcome. Go to masterthepossibilities.com to review the offerings, or pick up a catalog at the Center (8415 SW 80th St.) or at several local libraries. For further information you can call their office at 352-861-9751. On The Road Again Bob Woods told me he is looking for places to travel to, in other words, vacation inspirations. He would like your input on destinations that would be group friendly for small or large groups. The trips could be in the U.S., Europe, cruises, coach trips, anything to anywhere. Get your bucket list out as one of those far off dreamy destinations could become a reality. Call Bob at 352-8540702 or send him an email at bwoods@embarqmail.com with your desired destinations.New England Club The next social meeting of the New England Club will be on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Arbor Club Ballroom. Our scheduled entertainment will be our own Gates Landry. A container will be located at the front of the meeting room for the collection of donations of non-perishable food items for the Christs Church food bank Suggested items are: peanut butter, canned soup, macaroni and cheese, ziti, shells, elbows, canned spaghetti sauce, canned fruit and canned vegetables. Also, pop-top cans are good since some people may have difficulty opening a regular can. All donations will be greatly appreciated. 50/50 tickets will be available for sale along with an occasional raffle and door prizes. The membership fee for our club year of October through May is $10 per person, payable at the meeting. What? You dont come from New England? Thats OK; you just need a love of New England and a zest for socializing with others from the area. Membership is open to all residents of On Top of the World. Last month our guest speakers were Morgan and Erin, librarians from the Marion County Library on Silver Springs Boulevard. Everyone appreciated the information shared by Morgan and Erin during the question/answer period following the presentation. In addition to books, the library offers free Ebooks for downloads, audio books, wireless Internet access, computer access, free music downloads, free membership and much more. Refreshments were served and once again, our members outdid themselves with a wide variety of tasty treats. After refreshments, members changed tables and worked together to solve a rhyme time test. Each person at the winning table received a scratch ticket. Our dear member Marge Robinson continues to donate beautiful handmade items for raffle. Januarys creation was a precious snowman afghan won by a member who just happens to love snowmen! For more information please contact Donnamarie Castellano, President E-mail donnamarie22452@yaho o.com or phone 207-2126529.Dance festival Ira Weisburd, who has won many awards, has worldwide hits plus traveled the world and is coming to the H and R Ballroom, Saturday March 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If youre interested in having fun and learning dances please contact Janice Meade at 352-861934 or email Janice at JMeade16@cfl.rr.com. Space is limited! Register by Feb. 22 to guarantee a spot. The cost is $30, sign in is at 9:30 a.m. The last day to sign up is Feb. 22. This is a great opportunity, so hope to see you there.The Sunshine SingersA little history of the Sunshine Singers. They have been in existence for over 25 years. This was the original chorus. Another group broke off and became the OTOW Concert Chorus. Twenty years ago the chorus was so big (over 60 members) they had a waiting list for folks who wanted to join. There are about 15 members of the Sunshine Singers. We practice in the ballroom the first and third Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. The first and third Friday we sing for nursing homes and assistance living facilities. We would love to have more members. If interested in joining us, please call Jim Oakes at 352-854-6443. The Sunshine Singers have a piano for sale. This is an oak finish Baldawake all night thinking about something you say. After marriage, he will fall asleep before you finish. Marriage is grand and divorce is at least 100 grand. If I ask my girlfriend to marry me over the phone, does that count as giving her a ring? Wanda: He wore my photograph over his heart and it stopped a bullet when that bank bandit fired at him. Ethel: Im not surprised, dear. It would stop anything. This guy kissed his girlfriend in the fog and mist. She had a boyfriend with a wooden leg, but broke it off. First Guy (proudly): My wifes an angel! Second Guy: Youre lucky, mines still alive. I almost had a psychic girlfriend, but she left me before we met. Dorothy: And Jack, the darling, told me I was the only girl he ever loved. Della: Yes, and doesnt he say it beautifully. He fell in love with her at second sight. The first time he met her he didnt know she was rich. My dearest love, exclaimed the love-stricken young man, just think, tomorrow is your birthday, and I didnt even know you a year ago. Sweetheart, she purred, lets not talk about the past. Lets talk about my present.Irresistible ironyAbout a year had passed since my amicable divorce, and I decided it was time to start dating again. Unsure how to begin, I thought Id scan the personals column of my local newspaper. I came across three men who seemed like theyd be promising candidates. A couple of days later, I was checking my answering machine and discovered a message from my ex-husband. I was over visiting the kids yesterday, he said. While I was there I happened to notice you had circled some ads in the paper. Dont bother calling the guy in the second column. I can tell you right now it wont work out. That guy is me.No messageWhen she got flowers from her husband on Valentines Day, she quickly opened the card. All it said was No. Puzzled by this, she called her husband, who said, I didnt attach any message. The florist asked if I had a message and I said, No.Doing A NumberAfter directory assistance gave me my boyfriends new telephone number, I dialed him and got a woman. Is Mike there? I asked. Hes in the shower, she responded. Please tell him his girlfriend called, I said and hung up. When he didnt return the call, I dialed again. This time a man answered. This is Mike, he said. Youre not my boyfriend! I exclaimed. I know, he replied. Thats what Ive been trying to tell my wife for the past half-hour. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com PUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 12 The Performing Arts Club at Oak Run performed All my Exes Live in Texas at last Saturdays donut drop-in to coincide with the ticket sales for the production of Rexs Exes. Leonard Klatt, who will star as Rex, performed and led the group in song. The production will open and show the 3rd through the 6th of April at the Palm Grove in Oak Run. The dinner theater menu for the Thursday showing was announced to a resounding yee-haw. Apparently prime rib and a dollop of light comedy will be just the ticket. Tickets for both the dinner theater and other showings are still available, but wont last long, said Garth Markum Director for this production. Performing Arts at Oak Run: All My Exes Live in Texas Decca Customer AppreciationA Decca Customer Appreciation event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bella Cucina Restaurant. There will be food, beverages and prizes, too! Oak Run TravelThe bus for trip 11 March 17 still has a few seats remaining. It takes you to see 106 Years on Broadway. This all new musical review includes five Broadway stars and a great New York band recreating the best of Broadway over the last century. Call Rita Stotz for info and tickets. We have our third trip to see the horses run at Tampa Bay Downs scheduled for April 16. This is not in the pink brochure and the sale date for this added trip was Saturday, Jan. 25. Prior wait lists for the horse races will be honored. Call Connie Smith for more info. On May 17, we are going to see Disney on Ice. This is another added trip which is not in the pink brochure. The sale date was Feb. 8 but call Connie Smith for more info. We just finalized plans for some trips you will find in our new brochure due out in early March. One of special interest to many people is to the Marine Corps Training facility at Parris Island, SC. This will be a 3day trip and includes a thorough tour of the base and attendance at the ceremony for graduating recruits. Mark it on your calendar for Oct. 22-24. Youll have to wait for details in the brochure when the sale date will be known. PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE14 Singing group to wander in to OTOW in March OTOW Happenings June Roberta PLEASESEEOTOW PAGE21 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 000H0XV 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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As members of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association, we receive a quarterly newsletter. The first page encourages us to bring peace to the world by spending a few minutes each day in meditation. These peaceful vibrations flow out into the world and heal. We are further encouraged to practice contentment. Of course we all grow up in a culture of never enough, in an effort to acquire, arrange or achieve the things that we feel will bring us security and love, our most basic needs. Our culture tells us that peace of mind will be possible at some future time when this or that is accomplished. Thus this moment is continually warped by anticipation or anxiety over the next thing to do or get. Contentment is not complacency, rather that we are at peace with this moment as it is and with ourselves as we are, even as we strive to learn and grow. When we realize that a supreme intelligence is at work and ponder the phrases: Thy will be done or Let go and let God, we can relax, knowing that our needs are taken care of. And this shifts organically into gratitude for all that we have and all that we are. From there we act generously and with kindness, without judgment, because we are all connected. As a wave is one with the ocean, as a sunbeam is one with the sun Be still and know that I am God. I and my father are One. Another article talks about laughter as medicine (see Proverbs 17:22) Laughter is the most natural remedy for emotional pain, loss, sadness, fear and anger. Norman Cousins in his landmark book Anatomy of an Illness, describes his struggles with arthritis using intentional laughter for pain relief and his healing process ten minutes of genuine belly laughter had an anesthetic effect and freedom from pain. Laughter produces endorphins and an increase in oxygen, resulting in a positive mood change. Laughter makes for a light heart and where there is light, there is no room for darkness. Finally, scientists have found that all our problems can be placed under one heading: seriousness! However, they have discovered a new source of healing! It is a psychic energy point located between the heart chakra and the throat chakra. Its called the Clown chakra. When people are down in spirit or in ill-health, the Clown chakra is closed and the cells become dis-eased and sad. When the Clown chakra is opened, the psychic mechanism sucks up all the pain and unhappiness and converts the energy into tiny red heartshaped balloons which contain love and joy and changes the dis-eased cells or situation into health and wellbeing. So when you feel down or ill at ease, Clown scientists recommend that you visualize sending these tiny heartshaped balloons into Infinity filled with unconditional love. May we all make the best use of this blessed life by making peace in our hearts and bringing peace to those around us. Happy Valentines Day!Ingrid Crane practices Reiki, Thai massage and yoga and can be reached at 854-7950. win piano with a bench and full cover. At present it is on the stage in the HR Ballroom. We are asking $300. Any questions, please call Dixie Hogarth at 352-854-1607.Travel ToppersWe wish to determine interest in having a bus only trip to Disney this fall. Many residents have yearly passes and have requested one. If you would like to go to one please call and let us know. Those without passes could buy one at the park or at AAA.Could go to Epcot or Disney. Call Inge Gaitch at 237-7428 or Audrey Mangan 854-7074 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Seats are available for La Cage Aux Follies at the Show Palace on Saturday, March 29. Trip includes this lively musical, dinner, coach and tips. Call Mary lamp at 8549378 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Our annual trip to see the horses run at Tampa Bay Downs will be Saturday, April 5. Reservations for this popular trip began Feb 10 so call right away. Trip includes delicious buffet, coach, admission, coach and tips. Good luck with your bets. Call Pat Hood 237-8533 between 9-1 only. On Mothers Day, Sunday, May 11 our trip will be to see the classic musical The Wizard of Oz at the Show Palace. Celebrate the day with Dorothy ,Toto and all her friends at Oz and enjoy a delicious meal. Coach show and tips are also included. Reservations begin Monday, Feb. 24. Make your plans now as Mothers Day trips fill quickly. Call Allan Rickards at 390-3075, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cabins are available for the 10 day Southern Caribbean Cruise on Royal Caribbeans Explorer of the Seas which departs from Port Canaveral on Dec. 4. Ports of call: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and Labadie, Haiti. Deposit is only $250 pp and cabins will go quickly as prices are very favorable. For full details call Inge Gaitch at 237-7428 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. June Roberta can be reached at 352-237-9208, e-mail jroberta@cfl.rr.com. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Today is St. Valentines Day, named after a priest who lived near Rome about the year 270 A.D., according to church tradition. It is a day on which lovers across the country express their love for each other by sending Valentines cards, presenting flowers, or offering candies. Cupids visit to Pun Alley gives us some lovely stories as well some others when Cupid was slinging pointy barbs instead of arrows.Checking out romanceBetty met her husband while she was working in a library. He came in every week to read the latest journals and eventually decided to take out the librarian instead of the books. After a year of dating, he showed up at the library and picked up one of the rubber stamps Betty used to identify reference books. Since I couldnt find the right engagement ring, he said, this will have to do, and he firmly stamped Bettys hand. Across her knuckles, in capital letters, it read NOT FOR CIRCULATION.Mums the wordOn Valentines Day before the birth of their first child, Joseph brought a flowering plant home to his pregnant wife. Theyre mums, he told her, pleased with his pun. Since it was already a week past her due date, his wife quipped, You should have gotten impatiens.More flowersFor Valentines Day Bob sent his girlfriend unbleached white, whole wheat, semolina and durum, and it got him nowhere! So much for all the effort he put into sending her flours.Cupids barbsAny girl can be had for a song, trouble is; most of them want the wedding march. Before marriage, a man will lie Laughing your way through St. Valentines Day Pun Alley Dick Frank PLEASESEEPUN, PAGE13 OTOWCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 Practicing contentment and meditation through Yoga Cranes Corner Ingrid Crane The Veterinary staff of the Florida International Teaching Zoo is offering a One Year Zoo Animal Management program with Veterinary Assistant Certification beginning March 30. The program will consist of academic lectures coupled with hands on experience with the Teaching Zoo animals. Lectures will be held Sundays from 4 to 9 p.m. and Mondays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Teaching Zoo classroom located in Bushnell. Lab times will be a minimum one day weekly, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Teaching Zoo and one weekend public tour day per month. Past graduates are currently employed at zoos, wildlife parks, veterinary clinics, wildlife rescue facilities, circuses, and state wildlife/game departments The tax deductable tuition fee is $1,000 per term (4 terms per year). Monthly payment plans may be requested at $350 per month. Due to liability and state restrictions only adults 18 years and older may apply. Contact: 352-867-7788 Facebook: The Florida International Teaching Zoo www.floridazooschool.org Veterinary assistant program planned Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway, Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Provided 000H3A5 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 000GDGD 8070 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL 34476 352-291-2080 SERVICES HOURS Sunday 9am, 11am, 6pm 1:00pm Spanish Service Wednesday Night 7pm Youth 7pm Thursday 7pm Spanish Service Nursery available Catch our events & sermons at www.crossroadscog.net WE WELCOME ALL! Bishop Paul Woosley 000GSHQ 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. 000FTQA 4800 SW 20th St Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-5611 www.bereanbaptist.net Berean Baptist Church Independent Fundamental Dr. Mike Patton Senior Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45am Sunday Worship 10:45am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm Hispanic Services Pastors Jose and Marta Santos Worship Sunday 1pm Friday 7pm Tuesday Bible Study 7pm 000H1QB 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 000GOX6 Sunday Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Matt Hunt Co-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 000H3AH 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 000GUYF 11251 S.W. Highway 484 (1.3 Miles West of State Road 200) 352-465-7272 Sunday 8:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist 10:00 A.M. Holy Eucharist Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, Mass, and Healing Weekday Groups: Tues. 6:30pm Cub Scout Pack 508 2nd Sat 8am Fellowship Breakfast at IHOP Episcopal Episcopal Church Church of the Advent of the Advent adventepiscopal.net 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 000H0DS Pastor Randy & Linda Brown 000GUM1 000H97U 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 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 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 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 000GYLQ Community Church TIMBER RIDGE Wil Clawson Pastor Teacher 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 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 000H8CF Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HCAJ 000H95B REALTY One Week Real Estate School Foxfire Realty Has Expanded Now Hiring! Full Training! Call Today! 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10:3am with staffed Nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Sanctuary choir practice begins at 4:30 p.m., evening worship begins at 6 with study in the book of Hebrews taught by Alvin Gloer. Visitors are always welcome to worship with us and to attend all other scheduled services. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Christian Womens Fellowship (CWF) at the church. Business meeting begins at 10 a.m. with Bible Study at 10:45. Wednesday,Feb. 19: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m.; youth activities beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28: Golden Servants (Seniors 55+) meet at 6 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall for a carry-in dinner with a program following dinner. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy an evening of fellowship with friends. You do not have to be a member of SWCC to attend. Guests and friends are always welcome. Southwest Christian Church is a traditional worshiping church. Our worship service includes the beloved old time gospel hymns together with some of todays contemporary choruses. We preach and teach strictly from Gods Word. We believe the entire Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, is the inspired Word of God given to us by God through His chosen writers to enable us to know Him and to understand how to live our lives in the way He requires so that we might be pleasing and acceptable to Him. We seek to teach those desiring to follow Him, who God is and who He expects us to be. If you are seeking a church where you are loved by God and His people in a truly Christian way, we invite you to come and visit with us to see if we are the church you are seeking. We are located at 9045 S.W. 60th Ave. (south off State Road 200), Ocala, phone 352861-9080. Countryside PresbyterianCountryside Presbyterian Church announces 2014 Christian Education program. Each Sunday January to May, Sue Jobbagy will present The Present Word Class at 9 a.m. before the 10:30 a.m. worship service. From Jan. 15 to April 16 from 4 to 5 p.m., A New Life of Christ Humanity and Divinity led by the author, Dr. Ed Tenhor. Book Club led by Cindy Marshall meets on second and fourth Mondays at 2 p.m. A discussion of The Faith Club by Ranya will continue through January and February. Countryside Presbyterian Church is at 7768 SW Highway 200, Ocala. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church Feb. 16 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown, and our new Home Builders/Young Adults class, taught by Michael Gall, are studying The Passion of Gods Servant, Mark 9 16, The Auditorium Class is taught by Bill Wallett. In the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Ive Got A Love. Our pastor, Randall Brown, will continue his series from the book of Nehemiah. Sunday evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. All are invited.aptist Church is located at 9510 SW 105th Street, off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.St. Jude CatholicAnthonys Attic, our venue for used items, continues to be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. It is now located on the north side of the building for your shopping convenience. Creole Masses for the Haitians in our community are celebrated every second and fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. The next date is Feb. 23.February Shabbat ServiceCome out of the cold and into the warmth and light of Shabbat! Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to a Shabbat Experience, featuring ritual, food, music and worship on Friday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 7171 SW Highway 200 in Ocala at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with the Shabbat rituals usually performed in the home followed by a specially prepared meal of appetizers, chicken, ratatouille, coleslaw, seasoned rice and apple crisp for dessert. After the meal, there will be the singing of Shabbat songs led by Rabbi Karen Allen. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will include a discussion on free will as well as cameo appearances of the congregational members doing musical numbers. The service is free but there is a charge for the dinner. You may attend the service without the meal if so desired. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Call Steve (352-854-2747 or Estelle (352-861-2452) for tickets and information. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in association with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com the Citizen Maintain the health of your business Advertise in 22~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some unsettling facts about a past situation could come to light. And while youd love to deal with it immediately, its best to get more information to support your case. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A straightforward approach to a baffling situation is best. Dont allow yourself to be drawn into an already messy mass of tangles and lies. Deal with it and move on. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Dont be discouraged or deterred by a colleagues negative opinion about your ideas. It could actually prove to be helpful when you get around to finalizing your plan. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Ignore that sudden attack of modesty, and step up to claim the credit youve so rightly earned. Remember: A lot of people are proud of you and want to share in your achievement. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A financial deal that seems to be just right for you Leos and Leonas could be grounded more in gossamer than substance. Get an experts advice to help you check it out. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Dont ignore that suddenly cool or even rude attitude from someone close to you. Asking for an explanation could reveal a misunderstanding you were unaware of. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Unless you have sound knowledge, and not just an opinion, its best not to step into a family dispute involving a legal matter, regardless of whom you support. Leave that to the lawyers. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) An awkward situation presents the usually socially savvy Scorpian with a problem. But a courteous and considerate approach soon helps clear the air and ease communication. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A calmer, lesstense atmosphere prevails through much of the week, allowing you to restore your energy levels before tackling a new challenge coming up by weeks end. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Your approach to helping with a friend or family members problem could boomerang unless you take time to explain your method and how and why it (usually!) works. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Someone who gave you a lot of grief might ask for a chance for the two of you to make a fresh start. You need to weigh the sincerity of the request carefully before giving your answer. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Too much fantasizing about an upcoming decision could affect your judgment. Better to make your choices based on what you know now rather than on what you might learn later. she was thrilled and kissed me again. What do I have to do now? Do I buy her another box of candy? The next few hours were rather foggy to me and even the next couple of days. By the end of Valentines Day, I discovered I was engaged to be married and it all started with a hug. The apostle Paul put it best when he wrote, And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity (1 Corinthians 13:13). A kiss is an expression of love. It is not so much the kiss as what comes after that kiss; a relationship that gets better and better every 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 1-866552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Christ Church of Marion CountyFriday, Feb. 14: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15: Forever Young Ministry, All Church Valentine Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Womens Ministry Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Mens Ministry Meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19: Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20: Praise and Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21: Flying Solo Ministry, 6:30 p.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.Our Redeemer LutheranAt the 5 p.m. service on Feb. 15, the speaker will be the Rev. Gregory Seltz, speaker of the Lutheran Hour radio program, which airs on more than 1350 stations in 30 countries with almost 1 million listeners. The church is at 5200 SW College Road, Ocala. Phone is 352-237-2233.Southwest Christian Sunday, Feb. 16: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at Religion Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tri Care Standard Tri Care For Life Medicare Assignment Network Blue Blue Options BCBS Medicare Advantage Plans On Site: Laboratory X-ray EKG Ultrasound Holter Monitors Pulmonary Function Echocardiogram Bone Density 873-4458 H RS : M ON -F RI 8:00 A M .5:00 P M 000H94W 7860 SW 103 RD S T R D B LDG 100, S UITE 101 O CALA FL 34476 COUNTRYSIDEMED COM FLU SHOTS Countryside Medical Countryside Medical Family Practice Dr. Lee, D.O. Dr. Peterzell, D.O. 000GUHK Ravi K. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Quite a few, if not most put a whole lot of credence into a kiss. Much can be argued in favor of this philosophy, but not from me. I grew up in a generation that never kissed on the first date. Sad to say, that idea went out with Noah and his ark and you can kiss that idea goodbye. Nothing wrong with a kiss, if it is with the right person. It seems we are living in a culture where all anybody thinks about is kiss, kiss, kiss. So much so, that the average kiss is just that, average. Whatever happened to the romance factor behind the kiss? I am one that is not given to hugging people let alone kissing them. I have friends in a certain church that believes in what they call, A Holy Kiss. They take it from the Bible where it says that we are to greet one another with a holy kiss. As soon as I find out and understand what a holy kiss is, I might start doing it. But not until then and dont count on it. I am one of those people who likes a warm friendly handshake. Such a handshake conveys all I really want to say at the moment. It is not that I am unfriendly and it is not that I do not have warm feelings about people. I just like to preserve my space. A kiss could mean a lot of things to different people. I see an advertisement on television all the time that says, Every kiss begins with Kay. What does that really mean? Does everybody have to go to the Kays jewelry store in order to kiss someone? Is that where kissing really begins? If so, please count me out. A kiss should be something special and not thrown around like some dirty old rag. It should mean something to the people involved. Some believe romance begins with a kiss. If that is so, I am out of the game. So many people kiss and tell that I think there should be some kind of law enacted to prohibit this sort of activity. A kiss should be a private activity not to be shared with the whole world. When sharing such an activity with the whole world, it ceases to be romance and enters into the area of performance. And boy do I hate performance. Not just because I am a bad actor... Well, maybe it is just because Im a bad actor. Today kissing is so cavalier that it hardly means anything to anybody. I still remember my first kiss. I was in Bible school studying for the ministry where I met this girl. We had been dating two months before I realized we were dating. On many things, especially in the romantic arena, I am rather slow. At the end of our first date, she surprised me by hugging me. I had never been hugged before. I did not know what to do with my arms. I did not know if I should stand there or if I should say something. At the time nothing really came to mind so I just stood there saying nothing. The frightening thing about this first hug was I could not sleep all night long. I had no idea what it meant and I did not know what I was supposed to do. What would I say to this young lady when I met her the next day? How could I look her in the eyes? I am not sure if I have ever gotten over that first hug after all these years. The thing I did not realize at the time was, every kiss begins with a hug. Forget Kay, whoever she is. Then, the inevitable happened. We had concluded our date, and I took her over to the doorway of the dormitory where she lived. All of a sudden, at least from my perspective, she rose up on her tippy toes and kissed me right on the lips. Then she turned around and went away into the dorm, leaving me standing on the porch not knowing what happened or what to do next. It was February and just a week away from Valentines Day. I had my Valentines Day present and my dilemma was, what do I now give her in return? What in the world could ever top a kiss? Being a nave young gentleman, I did not possess the resources to process this sort of problem. I had never bought anybody a Valentines Day present in my life. What did they really look like? After some soul-searching and wallet rumbling, I bought her a heart-shaped box of candy. When I presented it to her, What comes after that first kiss? Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE11 000HCGU 000HCN3 7201 SW Hwy. 200 Ocala (352) 629-0900 (4 miles west of I-75, just before Lowes) (4 miles west of I-75, just before Lowes) (352) 629-0900 Other locations throughout the southeast 7201 SW Hwy. 200 Ocala GREAT FINANCING ON EZ-GO CARTS! WHAT BATTERY A RE Y OU L OOKING F OR ??? 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THE WALK By Lee Goldberg Marty Slacks the guy you want in your lifeboat because hes always prepared for the worst. When the Big Onethe earthquake of the centurylevels Los Angeles and his Mercedes, Slack fishes out sturdy walking shoes and a backpack of food, water, and supplies from the wreckage of his car. Now all he wants to do is walk the 30 miles to his home in the San Fernando Valley where his wife Beth is waiting for him. But it wont be easy getting there. Thereafter, readers are treated to a walking tour of northern Los Angeles, passing landmark after landmark. Hampering Slacks progress are aftershocks, floods, bursting dams and gas explosions that leave a compost of dead humans and animals. Along the way a Neanderthal of a man named Buck Weaver attaches himself to the programming head of a television network and refuses to leave him alone. Finding him annoying at first, Slack soon falls under his influence and at his urging mans up to performing heroic deeds albeit at gunpoint: You are a homicidal Neanderthal psycho. I dont want you near me, understand? Go away and get someone else killed. The walk is also a time for Marty to evaluate his life and his priorities and test the limits of his endurance and humanity because nothing has prepared him for the ordeal of traveling through a world without power, water, or order. Common sense tells us that Marty should have died a dozen times. But this is a disaster movie where heroes survive what ordinary people cannot. In spite of this nothing really rings contrived. The Walk is an easy read with plenty of dialogue youd expect from a screen writer whose credits include the TV show Monk. Theres also a plot twist revelation at the end. Call this one a beach book or an afternoons diversion. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com RICHMANCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 about money), never respond infallibly and instantaneously. Moreover, it may be difficult to ascertain what a given workers contribution is, so its possible that he or she might be paid less than is economically justified. But none of that supports a government mandate. The only way to maximize the markets tendency to accurately reward people for their productivity is to remove all government barriers to competition and self-employment. This includes occupational licensing, land-use restrictions, permitting, intellectual property, and more. Alternatives, not political machinations, are what maximize workers clout and ensure their just reward.Sheldon Richman is vice president and editor at The Future of Freedom Foundation in Fairfax, Va. (www.fff.org). makes no sense at all. Maybe they think they are saving wear and tear on the battery. Some drive with no lights at all, some with parking lights on, or in some cases their running lights. In talking with some drivers, they thought running lights are OK, not realizing that while they light up the front, there are no lights on the back of your vehicle. Hopefully they will not drive with just the running lights on any more. It is so dangerous to both yourself and others to ignore the law and drive without your headlights and taillights on. I wish auto and truck manufacturers would follow the lead of motorcycle manufacturers and have all lights come on automatically when you turn on the ignition, hopefully they will in the future. In the meantime, please obey the law and show common sense and turn on your lights. Wayne Rackley Ocala LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Disaster tale in which the hero survives Bookmark Pat Wellington We Give You Better Quality, Better Variety, Fair Pricing and Factory Warranties (where applicable)! 8441 S.W. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, February 14, 2014 BY SHELDON RICHMAN Special to the CitizenPresident Obama said something especially perplexing when he implored Congress during his State of the Union address to Give America a raise. Since when does Congress have the power to do that? We live in a nominally privateenterprise economy, so it should strike the ear as odd to hear Obama acknowledge that its not a private-enterprise economy at all, much less a free-enterprise economy. What we have is an economy dominated by an alliance of politicians and well-connected, mostly corporate, interests. Obama of course was calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. But the Bureau of Labor Statistics says that only 4.7 percent of hourly workers made the minimum wage or less in 2012, so those 3.6 million people hardly constitute America. Can Congress give those workers a raise? No, it cant. As economists say, Demand curves slope downward. This means simply that when the price of something rises, the quantity demanded (other things equal) falls. You know this: You are likely to buy fewer oranges or go to the movies less often when the price rises. This doesnt mean no one will continue to buy their usual quantity (and thus give up something else), but many people will curtail their purchases. Its called economizing. Labor is a service that employers purchase from workers. It follows that if its price rises because of a government decree, employers will buy less. The minimum wage is directed at low-skilled workers. If government sets or raises the minimum, employers have an incentive to use fewer low-skilled workers; employers will substitute machines where possible (have you seen how automated fast-food restaurants are these days?) or switch to higherskilled workers. The minimum wage, therefore, harms the people most in need. Some lose jobs, and others looking for jobs wont find them. That is not the only consequence. Some workers might retain their jobs but find that some benefits have vanished: there may be less on-the-job training and fewer workplace amenities. Most people, including advocates of the minimum wage, understand that a rising price generally discourages purchases. People who want to discourage smoking believe that higher cigarette taxes will accomplish that objective. So why is the pricing of unskilled labor an exception? Is ideology interfering with reasoning here? Apparently even economists can have their good sense clouded by ideology. If someone believes that a $10.10 hourly wage wouldnt throw vulnerable people out of work or otherwise make their situations less desirable and that, indeed, it would even be good for business the advocate of the higher minimum ought to explain why the wage hasnt already risen to that level through normal market forces. Why is it stuck at $7.25? Shouldnt competition be expected to raise the wage if a higher wage is economically justified? This question is even more interesting when you consider that the higher-minimum lobby points to Costcos success in paying its starting workers $11.50 an hour. Why isnt self-interest driving other employers to offer the higher wage? Their alleged stubbornness contradicts the self-interest model of business owners. If Costco palpably helps its bottom line by paying its workers more, every similar employer should be copying that policy. The standard economic argument against legislating a minimum wage is that no worker who is unable to produce an equivalent amount of value will find a job at that wage. So any wage mandated above the market-set level would harm the very people that the mandate is supposed to help. We can see the logic of this argument while recognizing that markets, being composed of people (who in fact dont only care Has it really been 50 years? I guess so, at least thats what my television told me on Sunday night. CBS televised a tribute to the Beatles, exactly 50 years to the minute that the Ed Sullivan show aired on Feb. 9, 1964. It was the early days of television, and younger people dont realize the influence that Ed Sullivan had. If you were invited to appear on his show, you had it made. The only other TV personality who had that much influence on the entertainment industry was Dick Clark with his American Bandstand from Philadelphia. Of course, there were rules to be followed, most of them set down by Sullivan. When Elvis appeared eight years earlier, they only showed him from the waist up after all, what he did with his legs was scandalous. At some point the Rolling Stones appeared and were ordered to change the words to their song Lets spend the night together. They agreed, but then on the air (remember, it was live) they went back to their original lyrics. Boy, if looks could kill, Ed would have been guilty of murder. But Sunday night, taped earlier in the week in Los Angeles, was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles appearance. On hand were Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, the only two surviving members of the quartet of British young singers. If you had any doubt about the lasting music of the four guys from Liverpool, they were quickly dispelled as you watched various performers singing Beatles songs. The crowd shots, said to have been born during the Ed Sullivan show, showed those of our age and those a lot younger enjoying the music, singing along with the lyrics and in some cases dancing in the aisles. The final 40 minutes or so was dedicated to personal performances by Ringo and Paul. Ringo went first, opened with, of all things, a country song, Matchbox. He then sang Boys while playing the drums at the same time, then led the crowd in Yellow Submarine. If you didnt know better, you would have taken Ringo for about 35 years old with the ability to move that belied his age (hes 73). Paul then took the stage and sang a few songs, getting more vocal time but not moving around as much as his friend, starting with Birthday and following with Get Back. He did the rousing I Saw Her Standing There and then added Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. Ringo then came out and the pair joined together, with Ringo the main vocal in A Little Help from My friends. Paul then closed out the night with, what else, the song Hey Jude, with the entire crowd including Yoko Ono singing along in the audience, and a bunch of entertainers, including Stevie Wonder, doing the backup. Every once in a while a TV entertainment show comes along that you want to see again and again. To me, this may be the best of all time on the list of shows Ive watched. Fortunately, I had the foresight to record this show on a DVR. Now of one of the technological geniuses in my family can help, Im going to try to save it to DVD. In the meantime, Ill be humming one of the Beatles songs all the time. And as I went to bed on Sunday night, for some reason, going through my head, was na, na, na, na-na-na-na, na-na-na-na, Hey Jude.Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen. PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANMANAGER: JOHN MURPHYEDITOR: 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. With election season looming and the tax cuts mantra echoing through the halls of the Capitol, Gov. Rick Scotts recommendation that there be a tax-free holiday for the purchase of hurricane supplies has both a political and practical feel about it. Seeing the past successes of the back-to-school taxfree holidays, the new proposal could build on a popular concept. The governor projects the hurricane supply tax holiday could account for about $20 million of the nearly $600 million in tax decreases hes aiming for in the upcoming legislative session. While thats a hefty sum, to put things in perspective, Gov. Scotts proposed budget is more than $74 billion. Itll be up to the Legislature whether the hurricane supply tax holiday flies or not. In seeking re-election, theres no doubt Gov. Scott is identifying legislation that could boost his popularity among voters. Thats just the game of politics. Regardless, the initiative could lead to more Floridians taking hurricane preparedness seriously. Not surprisingly, when people go shopping for certain tax-free items, they end up buying other taxable products, providing revenue to businesses and, via taxes, the state. As presented, the exemption would apply to specific items with caps on the dollar amounts. For example, the tax-free status would be capped at $20 for flashlights and $30 for batteries. While theres no doubt the proposal is good-old feelgood political posturing, you really cant knock hurricane preparedness. The calm hurricane seasons in recent years undoubtedly have created complacency among many. If this measure can help safeguard the public, trim taxes and stimulate business, it warrants consideration regardless of who voters favor in the next gubernatorial election.Citrus County ChronicleS UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Tax break for hurricanes needed Beatles: Has it really been 50 years? Does Congress have right to give us all a raise? READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor PLEASESEERICHMAN, PAGE9 Water to drinkWater, Water Eveywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink. Unlike the ancient mariner we can tap the oceans, if only we use the faucet of desalination. Florida and California are not the only areas that suffer the slings of outrageous fortune for water problems abound around the world. Countries such as Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Israel, China and South Africa have developed the process to an economical point. A plant in Ashkelon, Israel produces eighty six million gallons a day (Bloomberg Business Week, Jan.27-page 51). Wake up America. It is time for us to join the act. In California prolonged drought threatens the nations food supply. With rapid population growth, Florida may be in the same boat. Now is the time to start building desalination plants near the oceans and pipelines to convey the elixir of life. Because they require huge amounts of energy, it would be wise to avoid excess carbon emissions by utilizing solar power. What a boon for employment. Stan Magen OcalaTurn on your headlightsWhy would any of you drive your vehicle as it begins to rain, or starts getting dark, not turn on your headlights? That should be as automatic for drivers as putting on your seat belt and turning on the ignition. Maybe this is OK in some other states, however Florida Law says to turn them on! The same applies to foggy conditions, you may be able to see but others need to see you. 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Thursday, Feb. 27 Preview Night at collegeThe College of Central Florida invites students, parents and community members to 2014 Preview Night Thursday, Feb. 27. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The college will showcase the many career and educational opportunities it offers with exhibits and workshops on dual enrollment, admissions and financial aid, workforce and certificate programs, teacher education opportunities, and advanced degrees including CFs baccalaureate programs. Visit one or several information sessions. Preview Night provides an opportunity for our community to see what options are available at CF, said Teri Little-Berry, director of Admissions and Records. For information about the free event, call Randolph Bellamy at 352-854-2322, ext. 1543. 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LE M2723 13 CHRYSLER 300 C V8 M2593 $21,880 $ 325 /mo. $ 325 /mo. 000HDXB 8441 SW Highway 200 Ste. 101, Ocala, FL 352.237.2240 Mon-Fri. 9-5 Saturday 10-2 www.GemGalleriaJewelers.com Gem Galleria Jewelers for lifes special moments Fine Jewelry Watches Giftware Repairs Appraisals As Seen On YouTube www.youtube.com/ watch?v=_7AOw_x2ZtLQ ERA BIG SUN REALTY 00091SZEACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATEDProud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor www.bigsunrealty.com see our website for virtual tours7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1-800-229-2943 ~ Toll-Free, (352) 237-4343LOCATED ACROSS FROM HWY. 200 LOWES 000HCNB NOW HIRING SALES ASSOCIATES FOR BUSY OFFICEPlease contact John Haynes at 352-237-4343 or e-mail him at bigsunrealty@cfl.rr.com OPEN HOUSE 8298 SW 79TH CIRCLEFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses From All Of Us at ERA Big Sun Realty!MOBILITY-ISSUE ACCESSIBLE home in desirable 55+ community. This 3/2/2 home on a corner lot was built with comfort and gracious entertaining in mind. A real dream home at an affordable price. MLS#402508/DP/PAR ................. $159,500 8298 SW 79TH CIRCLE DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 turn North on SW 80th Avenue, T/R @ main Indigo East entrance (SW 84th St.), T/L @ 79th Terr. Rd., T/L @ 83rd Pl, T/R @ 79th Cir., home IMMEDIATELY on RIGHT. OPEN HOUSE 8345 SW 82ND LOOPFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open HousesBRIGHT & AIRY 2/2/2 plus den, driveway pavers. Maintenance free stone landscaping, tiled entry, Corian kitchen, crown molding, much much more. MLS#401675/SR/NYR ..... $165,000 8345 SW 82ND LOOP DIRECTIONS: SW Hwy. 200, turn N onto 80th Ave., left onto 80th St., left again on 90th Terr. Rd., (entr to Candler Hills) then 1st left onto 81st Lp., rt. onto 83rd Terr., left on 82nd Lp. to 8345 on left. 3/3/2 IN OAK RUN with a Florida room, courtyard, new A/C, granite counters, title in wet areas, Corian in bath, much more, MLS#402524/SR/KNA ..... $147,900 A BEAUTIFUL 3/2/2 on a large corner lot. Neat, clean and ready for new owners. New paint and new flooring. Home comes with a golf cart, workshop and all appliances. MLS#394006/JM/STR ....... $94,500MOVE IN READY . Sit on your large rocking chair front porch and enjoy the quiet neighborhood. This 3/2/2 with study/ den home has a lot to offer including living room, dining room, kitchen w/snack bar, kit nook overlooking beautiful back yard, open back porch. Split bedroom plan, Large master bath w/double vanity, walk-in shower and a jetta tub. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#396881/BH/SLA .................... $174,900WELL-MAINTAINED 2/2/2 VILLA. This villa has solar tubes in kitchen and guest bath. Large kitchen with island and pull-outs on cabinets overlooks. Kitchen also, overlooks family rm. living/dining rms. Combined for formal entertaining. New heat/AC 2013, roof replaced 2 to 3 years ago. Garage door has newer screen doors in 2011. Screen porch in back and rocking chair front porch. Dont miss previewing this villa. MLS#398755/LBK/DIN .......................... $62,900ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL 3BR, 2BA home with all the WOW features, cherry wood floors & maple cabinets, eat-in kitchen, zodiac countertops, s/s appliances. MLS#399482/MB/MAS ........ $247,750SINGLE FAMILY HOME with 2/2/2 + den/ study has lots to offer. Home features eat-in kitchen, breakfast bar, and dining area. Hardwood and tile floors. Large master bedroom with large bath area. Inside laundry, front porch, and back roof over patio. Natural gas to keep heating and cooling costs down. Nicely landscaped with irrigation system. MLS#399313/JH/ARO .................... $99,900FULLY FURNISHED 2/2/2 with extra room for den or bedroom, laminate, title & W/W carpet, Screen porch, move-in ready. MLS#401157/SR/ACQ ..... $114,900BRING YOUR MOST DISCRIMINATING BUYER, you wont disappoint. Beautiful home, open floor plan, no outside maintenance MLS#402224/MB/HEN ....... $187,900AWESOMEMOVE 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/2012 installed new screens & tinted windows for privacy, laminate flooring throughout except for the kitchen & both baths, pass through window from kit. overlooking formal dining rm. & living rm. Recently new stainless steel appliances, double pane windows, Seco Electric NASA energy home insulation installed. Beautiful private backyard. Mr. & Mrs. Clean live here. Air & heat pump condition replaced in 2006. MLS#397415/BH/DAV ............ .......................... $107,000THIS 2/2/2 EXPANDED VILLA offers a convenient split-bedroom plan, formal dining room, FL room under heat & air, plus a screened porch. All of that in a gated 55+ golf course community just waiting for a new owner. Is that you? See it today. MLS#398223/DP/IRV ......... $49,900BEAUTIFUL HOME located on one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus study den, kitchen has snack bar, kitchen nook. inside laundry room. Split bedroom plan, tile and carpeting throughout. Open roof over porch overlooking private backyard. Master bath has double vanities and Jacuzzi tub ex-large walk-in closet. Theres simply too much to mention. MLS#394945/BH/CHA ....................... $230,000GREAT HOME IN OTOW. Home features living room with dining area, eat-in kit. with snack bar and lots of cabinets, family room + finished Florida room overlooking private backyard. There is also a large screenedin porch off the family room. The H/A was replaced 5/13 roof replaced in 2006. There is a 1.5 car garage that is 36 ft. long for work area. Enjoy your front porch on a shady oak tree lined street. MLS#399661/JH/PER ......................... $44,900STUNNING Picture Perfect home sitting on a cul-de-sac. 2/2/2 with many upgrades including custom built-ins, corian countertops in kitchen, large breakfast nook, tile flooring in all areas except in bedrooms, inside laundry room, Florida room plus bird cage screened lanai overlooking private back yard. Extra large master suite & large master bath. Theres simply too much to mention!! MLS#399844/BH/DIS .... ....................... $134,500CORNER LOT 2/2/2 VILLA, this villa has a large kitchen overlooking the family rm., plus a Florida rm. under heat/AC. Living/dining rms. combined. Two baths and two bedrooms. Rocking chair porch on a tree lined st. MLS#401968/LBK/LAN ......... $58,900NICE HOME sitting on a large corner lot with many updates. Wood laminate flooring in both bedrooms, glass enclosed lanai, new H&A 2011, 8x16 storage shed, includes all appliances. MLS#401962/BH/WER ...... $51,900 3/2/2 WITH TILE & VINYL EVERYWHERE, vaulted ceiling, ceramic tile counters, skylight in master bath, inside laundry, much more and quiet neighborhood. MLS#396328/SR/SMY ........ $89,900 10887 SW 90TH COURT DIRECTIONS From Oak Run main gate to 1st left @ 91st Terrace, then immediate rt. on 109th lane, then left on 90th court to 10887 on your right. OPEN HOUSE 10887 SW 90TH COURTFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open HousesNICE 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 .......... $34,500 8876-D SW 95TH LANE DIRECTIONS: SW Hwy. 200 to OTOW main ent., T/R 85th Terr., T/L 95th Ln. to home on Lt. OPEN HOUSE 8876-D SW 95TH LANEFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN SUNDA Y1:00-3:00 PM OAK RUN INDIGO EAST OPEN SUNDAY1:00-3:00 PM CANDLER HILLS OPEN SUNDAY1:00-3:00 PM OPEN SUNDAY1:00-3:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN NEW LISTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD WHISPERING PINES ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS ON TOP OF THE WORLD PRICE REDUCED OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD SALE PENDING OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS ON TOP OF THE WORLD INDIGO EAST SALE PENDING ON TOP OF THE WORLD PINE RUN ESTATES SOLDFrom all of us here at ERA Big Sun Realty

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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 6~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HDX5 7651 SW Hwy 200, Suite 103 (Near Oasis restaurant, between Publix & Lowes) Circle Square Plaza 352-854-2033 Hours: Mon-Fri 8 AM -6 PM Sat. 8 AM -2 PM Sofie, Dee, Edward, Angela $ 2 00 OFF Come See Us! HAIRCUT Expires 3/13/14 Thursday, Feb. 20 Spelling bee scheduledSpellers take your mark because the Marion County Spelling Bee takes place Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Browne Greaton Cole Auditorium at Marion Technical Institute (MTI) at 6 p.m. MTI is at 1614 E. Fort King St. in Ocala. Admission is free and open to the public. This years competition draws 27 middle school students from all 10 public and one private local middle school. The local winner and runner-up advance to the 55th annual regional spelling bee in Orlando on March 26, sponsored by the Orlando Sentinel. Both the district and regional bees are preliminary rounds to reach this years Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The Womans Club of Ocala returns as the major sponsor of this years district event. For more information, contact Sandy Wilson at 352-236-0580 or Sandra.Wilson@marion.k12.fl.us. Additional information is available at www.spellingbee.com.Friday, Feb. 21 The Circle of French FriendsLe Cercle Des Amis Franais meets on the third Friday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon at Marion County Sheriffs Office Community Conference Room located at 9048 Highway 200, about mile from Walmart.Saturday, Feb. 22 Cattle drive, cowboy roundupThe Rotary Club and City of Ocala are teaming up again to present the second annual Cracker Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round up. This family-friendly event takes place on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event begins with a cattle drive which starts on Southeast 1st Avenue. Several viewing locations are set up along the route, which can be found at www.ocalafl.org/cowboy. The Cattle Drive will end at the Tuscawilla Park, 701 N.E. Sanchez Ave., where the fun CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 will continue. Activities include games, musical entertainment, dancing, cracker food, and a beer watering hole. Proceeds from the event will go to raise funds for the Ocala Discovery Center. For more information, contact the Discovery Center at 352-401-3900. Ocala 200 Lions seek vendorsThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a yard sale on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Friendship Plaza, in front of the Bank of the Ozarks on State Road 200 The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space rental is $15 and you must provide your own table and setup. Hot dogs will be available for purchase and diabetic screening will be offered to the public. For more information and reservations, call Lion Bob Melnick at 352861-2730 or Lion Ralph Mills at 352-427-1217.Book sale for animal charityA book sale to benefit the Animal Charity Food Bank will be Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at WinnDixie, 8445 SW Highway 200, Ocala. Bring aluminum cans for recycling. For information, call 352-291-1962.Sunday Feb. 23 Chamber Music Society ConcertThe English brought us select tea, fine china, and ...s ome of the most opulent melodies in all of European music literature. English music is sonorous, harmonically elegant and refined. For our next free Marion Chamber Music concert we will feature Violist Helen Kirklin and pianist Roberta Swedien, who will feature a bouquet of English music for viola and piano Sunday Feb. 23 at Queen of Peace Church, 6455 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala. The concert includes works by Rebecca Clarke, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Frank Bridge, and the world premiere of Sonata for Viola and Piano by Arthur Maud. Helen and Roberta have previously performed for us to standing ovations. 352-867-1340.Tuesday, Feb. 25 Breast cancer survivors meetThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Breast Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel, Room 235. Our meeting on Feb. 25 will be a Brain Booster/Brain Teaser presentation by Cammy Dennis, Fitness Director at On Top Of The World. Cammy always has a fun and interesting presentation and activity that keeps our group stimulated. Come and enjoy her talk. PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE7 Marion Landing to hold Yard Sale The annual Marion Landing Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, March 15, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Lifestyle Center parking lot. There will be more than 40 tables set up selling many interesting items. The Lifestyle Center is on SW 65th Avenue Road, just off State Road 200 across from Queen of Peace church. Free and open to the public. Read the classifieds EARTH TALK Nuclear power still hanging around in the world E The Environmental MagazineD ear E arthTalk: I thought J apan s 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown would have sealed nuclear power s fate, but I keep hearing otherwise. Can you enlighten? -J acob A llen, N ew Y ork, NY The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster did cause many nations to reconsider their nuclear committments, though many European countriesSwitzerland, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden had already begun phasing out nuclear power decades earlier. After Fukushima, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland all moved to decommission their nuclear facilities altogether by 2022, 2025 and 2034 respectively. Japans nuclear program, which provided 30 percent of the countrys electricity needs before the March 2011 disaster, is now essentially non-operational due to public safety concerns. Furthermore, Japan announced in November 2013 that, due to the shuttering of Fukushima and other nuclear facilities, it was backpedaling its on prior commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent from 1990 levels. Here in the U.S., Fukushima has not had any major effect on our nuclear industry. No nuclear plants have been closed, license extensions for existing facilities continue to proceed, and the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has even greenlighted construction of two new reactors at a nuclear power plant in Georgia. But public concerns over the safety of nuclear power and what to do with spent fuel indicate that nukes will likely become a smaller and smaller slice of the U.S. energy pie moving forward. Elsewhere, however, many countries are looking to nuclear power as a way to increase energy production without adding to greenhouse gas emissions. Casey Research reports that developing countries are increasingly relying on it to supplement coal and other fossil fuels. The International Energy Agency predicts global electricity demand will grow 70 percent by 2035, with the majority of the increase coming from developing countries China and India combined will account for half of the projected growth. Serious pollution problems mean that those developing countries cannot produce all that electricity by burning coal, says Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corporation, a uranium mining company. The plans to develop nuclear power in China and other countries are very much driven by a set of realities that is very different and very acute. People are dying every year in China, literally choking to death, because of all the toxins that are being put into the environment by burning coal. China now has 17 nuclear plants in operation and another 29 underway. India has 20 plants running and seven more being built. And the Russian Federation operates 33 and has another 11 in the works. So while it might be premature to call it a nuclear renaissance, much of the world doesnt seem too worried about what happened at Fukushima. Indeed, nuclear power looks like it could be around for a long time. According to MITs Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, the real impact of Fukushima has been to remind us all to take safety much more seriously: While the international nuclear industry appears so far to have dodged being hit square in the head by a bullet from Fukushima, it should not expect that it will get another chance if there is another serious nuclear accident anywhere in the world.CONTACTS: Casey Research, www.caseyresearch.com; MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, http://web.mit.edu/ceepr/www. E arthTalk is written and edited by R oddy Scheer and D oug Moss and is a registered trademark of E The E nvironmental Magaz ine ( www emagaz ine. com). Send q uestions to: earthtalk@ emagaz ine. com Religious tolerance forum scheduled for Monday eveningThe College of Central Florida Humanities and Social Sciences Department will host a forum on religious tolerance in partnership with The Interfaith Alliance of Marion County and the Ocala StarBanner. The Future of Religion: Inclusive or Exclusive? will be held Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The event is free and open to the public. Dr. Scott Olsen, CF professor of Philosophy and Religion, will moderate the forum. Panelists are Dr. Yousef Eylaman, a local internist and pediatrician; Rabbi Zeev Harari, Temple Beth Shalom, Ocala; and the Rev. Clarion H. Olsen, a retired United Church of Christ minister. For more information, visit www.tiamarioncounty.org or contact Olsen at olsens@cf.edu or 352-854-2322, ext. 1236. OPEN HOUSE SUN., FEB. 16 1-3PM 3/3/2, 1528 sq. ft., model The Palm, glassed enclosed Florida room under heat & air, plus a lanai & patio, new A/C in 2013, open floor plan with split bedrooms, all this and Oak Run amenities. 000GIE4 21 Y ears experience in new construction and resale homes. jaedenteam@ellisonrealty.com DOUBLE THE EFFORT Ellison Realty, Inc. (352) 615-8731 Dennis (352) 615-8794 JaeAnn 000HDVQ DIRECTIONS: State Road 200 to Main Entrance of Oak Run, follow Blvd. to 83 Ave. on the left, to 109 Place, follow to house on the right. 8391 SW 109 PLACE $99,900 YOU DO HAVE A CHOICE 000HDHF 6933 SW 179 Ave. Rd. 15 miles West of I-75 on SR 40 in Dunnellon (352) 522-0309 www.juliettefalls.com Must present coupon Expires 2/28/14 G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 40 P ER P ERSON G OLF B URGER & B EER G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 40 P ER P ERSON $ 40 P ER P ERSON Plus Tax (up to 4 players) National Cremation Society Considering Cremation? 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Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Monday, Feb. 17 Legion Post to meetThe Ralph J Green American Legion Post 354 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. in the community room of the Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 SW State Road 200. Try to arrive early to enjoy light refreshments and comradeship with fellow veterans. For more information, telephone Commander Jerry Cassatt at 352-322-5966. Tuesday, Feb. 18 Cancer education, support groupA new education and support group for cancer patients, family and friends will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the West Marion Medical Plaza Conference Room, located at 4600 SW 46th Court in Ocala. The support group will meet on the third Tuesday of each month, facilitated by a team of cancer care professionals including oncology social workers, oncology patient care navigator and genetic counselor. Discussion topics will cover pain and fatigue; sexuality and intimacy; coping skills; fear of recurrence; diet, nutrition and exercise; resource help and managing disabilities; life after treatment; and hereditary risk factors; among others. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 800530-1188. Thursday, Feb. 20 Air Force group to meetThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association will hold its February meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Ocala International Airport Administration Building, 750 SW 60th Ave., Ocala. Our guest speaker will be Matt Feehan from Morgan Stanley Smith Barnery. We will also finalize chapter plans for the upcoming AFA State Winter Meeting and AFA AFJROTC State Drill Meet. Everyone is welcome.Tribute Quartet at College Road churchThe Tribute Quartet will be in concert on Thursday, Feb. 20 at College Road Baptist Church in Ocala. Voted 2008 Horizon Group of the Year and SGNs 2008 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, this group presents Southern Gospel music at its finest. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and a $10 donation is requested at the door. College Road Baptist Church is located mile south of I-75 at 5010 SW College Road. Call 352-2375741 for more information. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 4 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE6 Saturday, March 1 New event to help HabitatThe first ever Strawberry and Craft Festival is set for Saturday, March 1 in downtown historic Ocala. The event includes a craft show, free entertainment, a Kidzone and all things Strawberry and runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds from the festival will benefit Habitat for Humanity, Marion County, Inc.Sunday, March 2 German American Club partyThe German American Club of Marion County will hold its annual Fasching Party on Sunday, March 2, from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Wear a costume, bring beads and enjoy music by Alpine Express! Bring your own snacks and beverages. Tickets are $15 per member or $18 per nonmember. For tickets, call Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207.Singers at First CongregationalOn Sunday afternoon, March 2 at 3 p.m., the Dunnellon Concert Singers (a group of four very talented musicians) will present a program of popular songs from the 1920s to the 1960s, commonly known as the era of the Great American Songbook. Admission is free but a love offering will be received. All are invited to attend and enjoy this entertaining musical program. The church is at 7171 SW State Road 200. Phone is 352-237-3035.Saturday, March 8 Palm Cay garage saleThe Palm Cay Community on State Road 200 will be holding its community wide garage sales on March 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are invited. Upon entering the community, visitors will receive a map of the community showing residents who are hosting a sale. Visitors can also enjoy a hot dog luncheon from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clubhouse along with coffee and breakfast rolls from 8 to 10 a.m.St. Patricks day 5K run/walkUnited Way of Marion Countys high school youth program is hosting a St. Patricks Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 8, at 8 a.m. starting and ending at downtown square to benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $20 before Monday, March 3 and $25 afterward. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call Katrina Ganzler at 352-732-9696. Southern Express Big BandThe Southern Express 18-piece Big Band will be performing a fund-raising concert for First Congregational Church (7171 SW State Road 200) on Saturday, March 8 from 6-8 p.m.; refreshments provided by First Watch Cafe. Tickets will be available at the door for a donation of $10, or may reserved in advance by calling the church office at 352-237-3035 (Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.), or Dave at 352-598-6272. Please leave your name, contact information and number of tickets needed. Sunday, March 9 Baritone bass singerThe next Sunday Afternoon Arts at Countryside will take place on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary of Countryside at 7768 S.W. Highway 200, Ocala. Stephen Saxon, internationally recognized baritone/bass will sing your favorite classics, arias, show tunes and spirituals. Saxon has soloed on four continents; in national telecasts; for heads of state; under the maestri of Roberto Abbado, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Leonard Slatkin and with the Symphony or Orchestras in St. Louis, Minnesota, New York City, Dallas, Phoenix, San Francisco, Tokyo, Japan, Caracas, Venezuela and Santiago, Chile. He has sung with the New York City, Washington and Orlando opera companies as well as dozens of performances at the Kennedy Center. He soloed in the premiere of Jacob Druckmans oratoria Vox Humana commissioned by the National Symphony. He has also sung Beethovens Ninth Symphony 36 times. Saxon is a founder and frequent soloist with the Gainesville Civic Chorus. He is Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics with the University of Florida. Carolyn Bailey Troupin is the piano accompanist. She has a Masters degree in Piano Performance from the University of Florida. She is the president of the Gainesville Music Teachers Association. The public is invited and admission is free but donations will be appreciated. For further information, please call the church office at 352-237-4633. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 Lanai Enclosures Glass Window Replacement Acrylic Windows Screen Room000HDWL WINDOW INSTALL 352-587-2735CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTOR license # 1330701 PAINTING 25 yrs. 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from breeder Ocala Stud at the 2013 OBS March Sale. Last years sale also produced three other grade one winners. Reddam Racing LLCs Bond Holder came into the $250,000 FrontRunner Stakes (G1) a maiden, but rallied from off the pace to run past fellow OBS graduate Dance With Fate (April ) in deep stretch and score by 2-1/4 lengths. The colt by Mineshaft was sold by Crupis New Castle Farm, Agent, for $125,000. Hes now 7-1-1-2 and has earned $366,000. Westrock Stables LLCs ill-fated Secret Compass came running late in the $250,000 Chandelier Stakes (G1) and was up late to win by a head. The daughter of Discreet Cat was sold for $425,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent. Conquest Stables My Conquestadory started just three times, but won two graded stakes including Keenelands prestigious Darley Alcibiades Stakes (G1). Breaking her maiden in Woodbines TVG Summer Stakes (G2) on the turf over males in her debut, the daughter of Artie Schiller, sold for $240,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, has earned $415,908. Eclipse Thoroughbreds Partners 2012 March graduate Capo Bastone turned in one of the summers most exciting moments, coming from far off the pace to win Saratogas $500,000 Kings Bishop Stakes (G1) by two lengths. The son of Street Boss was sold for $175,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent. Now 11-3-12, he has earned $662,608 to date. The upper reaches of the General Sire list are well represented in the March Sale sire roster. Leading sire Malibu Moon has offspring in the sale, as do Tapit, Giants Causeway, Candy Ride (ARG), Unbridleds Song, Distorted Humor, Tiznow, Macho Uno, Bernardini, Harlans Holiday and City Zip. Other prominent sires represented include Awesome Again, Ghostzapper, Hard Spun, Henny Hughes, Indian Charlie, Kittens Joy, Majestic Warrior, Medaglia dOro, Midnight Lute, More Than Ready, Pioneerof the Nile, Smart Strike, Spieghtstown, Stormy Atlantic and War Front. Exciting newcomers with first foals racing in 2014 include top class racehorses Blame, Eskendereya, Lookin at Lucky, Quality Road and Super Saver. Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site. Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the March Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com. For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call 352-237-2154. Friday, February 14, 2014 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com OBSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 Saturday, Feb. 15 Valentine Day Dance at St. JudeSt. Jude Marion Oaks Knights of Columbus Council 15644 are having their first Valentines Day Dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the St. Jude Catholic Community Parish Hall, 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks. There will be music, hors doeuvres and dancing. Seating is limited. Tickets are $10 per person and are available after the Sunday Masses or by calling Ron at 352-861-1373, Joe at 352-307-3848 or Ed at 352-861-6720. Join us for a night of fun and dancing with your sweetheart. Memoir workshop by Patricia CharpentierYou dont have to be a writer to write your life story. On Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Freedom Public Library, the Freedom Writers Group of the Florida Writers Association presents a memoir workshop by guest speaker Patricia Charpentier, author of the multi-award winning book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time. Write Your Life Story introduces some of the many approaches to writing personal and family history and gives tips on how to get started. Patricia uses everyday language, humor, and reallife examples in discussing how to organize your material, gather story ideas, and other topics related to writing the story of the one and only you. There is no charge to attend. Seating will be on firstcome basis.Sunday, Feb. 16 Jazz Society to playThe Ocala Jazz Society will be performing on Sunday, Feb. 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. at VFW Post 4781 across from Oak Run. The band performs on the third Sunday of each month. They play a variety of music including Jazz, Big Band, Dixieland and songs from the past. $3 admission for Hospice. For info: 3520234. Calendar PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE5 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 Manager John Murphy (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 CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, formerly Workforce Connection, will hold five hiring events the week of Feb. 17 in Marion and Citrus counties. Application requirements vary, though registration via the Employ Florida Marketplace is required. For complete details, interested job applicants should visit the Events Calendar at www.careersourceclm.com and search for job fairs. Snider Fleet Solutions, a company new to the region, is one of the largest commercial tire dealers and retreaders in the nation. The company is looking for warehouse supervisors and technicians, billing assistants, CDL truck drivers, wheel painters, scrap technicians, inbound/outbound technicians and trailer/tire technicians. Interviews are by appointment only and take place Feb. 17-19 at the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion center at 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. Custom Driven Staffing, also known as CD Staffing, is hiring full-time medical assistants to help triage patients, ork front desk and back office, set appointments and verify insurance. The hiring event is set for Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. Holiday Inn Holiday Inn Express & Suites has multiple front desk team and housekeeping positions to fill. Interviews take place Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 903 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, in Lecanto. Custom Window Systems, also known as Custom Windows & Doors, has been in business locally since 1986 and manufactures PVC and aluminum windows, doors and patio enclosures for new construction and replacement. The hiring event takes place Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 4-7 p.m. at the companys location, 1900 SW 44th Ave., in Ocala. Arcadia Home Health Care is hiring on-call home care providers for Citrus County. Positions are available for Home Health Aides (HHAs), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs). The recruiting event will be held Thursday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion center at 863 S. Adolph Point, in Lecanto CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, formerly Workforce Connection, is the local, business-led organization that strives to connect qualified workers with local employers in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties through cost-effective, high quality employment, training and education services in partnership with businesses, community-based organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies. Various hiring events scheduled for next week Art workshops scheduled for March and April your own 17 x 22 painting of a Kathie Georgia original design, Violet Magnolia. G loria B etlem, Pastels A pril 10-11 Early Bird: $120 OAG member/$150 non-member At Door: $140 member/$170 non-member Fueled by a passionate 40-year appreciation for this remarkable medium, Gloria will share a variety of painterly and calligraphic techniques unique to pastels, to help you develop a successful composition, find appropriate values and expressive colors, and assist you in discovering your personal vision as it applies to your creative exploration. Materials not included, see website. Demonstration at April 9 OAG meeting. Registration for artists workshops offered by the Ocala Art Group for Winter/Spring 2014 is now open. All artists 18 years or older are invited to attend. The workshops are held at the Appleton Museum of Art, Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, in the Art Space. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day before selected workshops, as noted, there will be a demonstration in the Appleton Auditorium open to OAG members. (Membership is $30; newly joined members are also invited to attend.) Pre-payment for each workshop is required. To register, identify your choice and send payment to: Workshops, 8264 115th Street Road, Ocala, FL 34481 (or call Sharon at 352-527-9372.) For more information, visit www.ocalaartgroup.com http://www.ocalaartgroup.com> In addition to the workshops below, Sumi artist Marcy Dambowic will demonstrate the way of the brush to create spontaneous and direct blending on the paper as she creates bamboo, orchids, iris, or a simple landscape. No charge for OAG members and those joining that day at OAG meeting on March 12 at 11 a.m. Maria L uisa De Curtis, W atercolor B atik March 13-14 Early Bird: $120 OAG member/$150 non-member At Door: $140 OAG member/$170 non-member Join Maria Luisa for this two-day workshop to make 000HDHW For Appt. Call (352) 854-4017 000H6M6 Now Offering MediCupping As seen used by our favorite housewives and celebrities. We also offer Cold Laser Therapy along with Advanced Balance Programs. Timberridge 9401 SW Hwy. 200, Bldg. 2000, Ste. 2001, Ocala, FL 9045 SW HWY 200 Ocala, Florida 34481 352-861-9473 Specializing in the like-new car, without the new car price! Come see us and see why buying a new car never makes sense! Dont Worry Buy with confidence! All Wise Way vehicles are certified! www.wisewayautoinc.com Auto Sales, Inc. Family Owned & Operated Since 1999 South Marion Citizens readers Choice Poll #1 Used Car Dealer for 7 Consecutive Years! Mention this ad and get 3 years of FREE service with your next vehicle purchase! 000H91B John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000H8TS 000HDVH HANDYMAN Weekend Warrior Let Me Do All Your Chores Home Maintenance/ Repair Lawn & Yard Pressure Washing Painting, Etc. Very Dependable, Competent & Affordable Excellent, Local References. Reclaim Your Free Time! Contact Wayne Green at 352-875-6106 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000H0PY CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES LANDSCAPING Give us a call we can make your place a tranquil setting at an affordable price. B LUE C REEK N URSERY L ANDSCAPING Ocala, FL 352-286-5902 Complete Landscaping Services Design, Maintenance, Installation One Time or Regular Service Available. Visit our website at: bluecreeknursery.org. A Proud American Business. Gardening Service available to fit your needs. No Job Too Small Or Too Large. Over 30 yrs exp. Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! State Certified Insured Senior Discounts. 000HBPG 000H8F2 FLOORS & WINDOWS 6715 SW Hwy. 200 (located 5 mi. West of I-75) Ocala, Florida, 34476 (352) 854-3939 Carpet Ceramic Wood Vinyl Blinds Shutters Castle Carpets & Interiors Serving Ocala Since 1991 8602 SW Hwy. 200 Ste. D ONE BOOTH AVAILABLE 352-861-2001 O PEN M ONDAY S ATURDAY Let Our Experience Create a Style for You! 000HDT6 LOOK! Were Excited that Lori A. Romero (Formerly of Great Clips) HAS JOINED OUR TEAM 26+ Years as a Stylist Specializing in Cuts, Perms and color Shades of Beauty Shades of Beauty 000H9CP PAINTING A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC A-1 H OME A-1 H OME R EPAIR I NC R EPAIR I NC Mike Semich Serving Ocala Since 1983 House Painting Free Pressure Cleaning with Exterior Paint Job Seniors 10% Discount Licensed and Insured (352) 895-6047 Offering Plantation Shutters 000HAZJ POWER WASHING Low Pressure Washing. We use Simple Green Soap. Red Pfluger (352) 873-0674 Korean War Veteran owner 19 Years of Quality Service to the 200 Corridor Area $ 65 All Homes Voted Best By My Customers Three Years In A Row! GARAGE SCREEN DOORS 465-4629 Call us today for a free estimate! $ 795 $ 795 $ 795 CRC058138 Starting at OPTIONAL SCREEN CHOICES. RAY RAY RAY CC C C C C ONSTRUCTION ONSTRUCTION ONSTRUCTION Crayconst.com Crayconst.com Crayconst.com 16 x 7 SLIDING GARAGE SCREEN DOOR 16 x 7 SLIDING 16 x 7 SLIDING GARAGE GARAGE SCREEN SCREEN DOOR DOOR 000HAQK $ 79 95 $ 79 95 $ 79 95 GARAGE SCREEN DOOR CHECK UP ACRYLIC vs. GLASS C all for detai ls. 000H8AM AIR CONDITIONING 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 711189 DIAL-A-PRO For Your Professional Needs ... South Marion Citizen 000HCS6 SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS All Makes. 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Bill Older Used Carts Wanted DEAD OR ALIVE $ 54 95 FULL SERVICE SPECIAL For Electric Carts Only W E C OME T O Y OU Propane Heaters with cup holder adapter $84.00 no tank 000H8VK PEST CONTROL SERVICES Licensed and Insured Hasta La Bye Bye. Tri-County Services, Inc. Pest Control, Termite & Lawn Care Family owned and operated Serving Central Florida over 20 years Toll Free 1-888-352-9290 or call Rick 352-266-4613 SPRINKLERS ACCURATE SPRINKLERS (352) 445-1403 Licensed #10719 & Insured C HECK -U P Complete check-up of entire sprinkler system! $ 30 000H64C 000H64C WINDOW WASHING Let Me Wash Your Windows! E A R L P E A R S O N E A R L P E A R S O N Pressure Washing Too! $ 5.00 OFF 000HAYO When you mention this ad Call Earl (352) 804-4107

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Heres Your Chance TO OWN Mini Farms ,Silver Leaf Rd, Dunnellon 10 acres Total $59,000 5 Acre Tracks $39,000 Owner Financing $10,000 Down, 10 yrs @ 6 per cent Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5002 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 CLIPPER BLADE Sharpening Service WE SHARPEN... Small Animal Clipper Blades Large Animal Clipper Blades Oster, Andis, Stewart, Wahl Grooming Scissors Contact Bill 352.246.4922 met aledgesharp. com 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. DUDLEYS AUCTION Thur 2/13 Estate Adventure Auction out -3pm, in -6pm (Two Auctions)Bush Hog PZ73 /com 0-turn mower, furniture, tools, everything from new to collectibles Sat. 2/15 MORRISTON On Site Construction Asset Liquidation Auction: 9am. 24030 NW 27th, 32668 ********************** call for info 637-9588 Dudleysauction .com 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. BRAND NEW Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in Original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 Baldwin Piano with bench and cover. 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ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKSFREE TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403 LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! 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? This weeks puzzle answers John Jack Woodville Lillard Oak RunJohn Jack Woodville Lillard of Oak Run, quietly passed away Feb. 1, 2014. Survived by his loving wife and best friend of 61 years, Nancy; daughters, Jackie Allen, Joyce (Robert) Darmiento; sons, Richard (Julie), Thomas (Martha); ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Audrey Goodleaf. A celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Church of the Advent, RT 484 in Dunnellon. Donations in Jacks memory can be made to Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34474. OBITUARY gram, he was ordained in Cheboygan, Wisconsin. Pastor Reyes was employed for five years with a Lutheran Church in Dade City, Pasco County where he had an outreach program for migrant workers, ministering to their religious and social issues. For 15 years he worked with an Evangelical church in Williston, FL where his ministry was with a farm workers program for persons that worked with horses and others who grew peanuts. In October 2013, Pastor Reyes approached Joy Lutheran Church about holding a Spanish language service. Since then he has been providing a worship service every Sunday, in the sanctuary at 1 p.m. He also offers a Spanish Bible Study on at 7:00 p.m. each Wednesday evening. Pastor Reyes would like to reach out to the Hispanic people in the surrounding community and provide a charismatic ministry for them. He encourages all those who may be interested to come and experience this family-focused worship service in Spanish. He is also assisted by Pastor Luis Betances who is originally from Santa Domingo and ordained in 1972 by a charismatic sect of the Catholic Church. Joy Evangelical Lutheran Church is at 7045 SW 83rd Place at State Road 200, Ocala. For more information contact the church office at 352-854-4509 or Luis Batances at 352-362-4552. JOYCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 The search for a new president began last summer with the resignation of Maureen Quinlan. Toni James, former president, has filled in as Interim President. The Search Committee, chaired by Falanga, used web-based methods to select finalists, including Google Hangouts, an interactive interview, before inviting finalists to come to Marion County for personal interviews. Over 30 applications were received for the position, both local and from other states. In addition to a two-hour in-person interview with the Search Committee, the finalists met with over 50 community leaders and donors at a reception where the leaders gave the Committee feedback on their impressions. QUINTELCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 The catalog for the Ocala Breeders Sales Companys 2014 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The website features a sortable master index for the catalog and pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. The iPad version of the catalog is now available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/ A total of 411 juveniles have been cataloged for the two-day OBS sale, set for Monday and Tuesday, March 10 and 11, with both sessions beginning at 11 a.m. The Under Tack Show is set for 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 6 (Hips 1-206), and Friday, March 7 (Hips 207 411). The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and Bloodhorse websites. The March Sale has long been a source of top class racehorses, as OBS Selected Two-Year-Old Sales have produced the winners of 17 Eclipse Awards, 13 Breeders Cup races and 38 millionaire graduates. Since the beginning 2013, OBS March graduates have won or placed in 166 stakes races, winning 66 of them including 25 graded stakes wins. Six March graduates scored grade one wins, highlighted by a victory in the Breeders Cup Sprint (G1) by Michael E. Pegram Karl Watson, Paul Weitmans Secret Circle. It was the third graded stakes win for the colt by Eddington, winner of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Sprint at two, and the Southwest (G3) and Rebel Stakes (G2) at three. Sold for $165,000 by Flying Fish, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale, hes now 10-7-3-0 and has earned $1,918,790 to date. Gaining greater international importance, last years March Sale produced Yukio Babas unbeaten Asia Express, a near unanimous choice as Japans 2013 champion two-year-old colt. Winner of the $1.3-million Asahi Hai Futurity (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse in December, He has earned 88,131,000 yen (est. $850,000 U.S.) to date. The Florida-bred colt by Henny Hughes was purchased by Narvick International for $230,000 OBS March sale catalog available PLEASESEEOBS, PAGE4 000H937 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 14K Gold Jewelry Diamonds, Gemstones Custom Designs Fashion Jewelry Sterling Silver BUYING GOLD & DIAMONDS Show Your Love With A Valentines Day Gift 000H8HJ Now Offering a full line of Goats Milk Bath Products 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 SHAMPOO, SHAMPOO, STYLE, CUT STYLE, CUT $ 20 00 $ 20 00 $ 6 2 00 $ 6 2 00 COLOR, CUT COLOR, CUT & STYLE & STYLE Must present coupon. Expires 2/20/14 Must present coupon. 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BRIEFS New sports feature now on our websiteThe South Marion Citizen has a new feature on its website, which is www.smcitizen.com. There are two boxes whereby viewers can access results from two major sports which are in season. Right now the website features the Winter Olympics and college basketball. When the Olympics are over, that box will change to the NBA, and when college basketball ends, that box will change to Major League Baseball. There is no fee to view the Citizen website. INDEX Bookmark..............................24 Cherrywood.........................17 Cranes Corner.....................21 Marion Landing..................14 Oak Run.................................13 Obituary...................................3 OTOW.....................................20 Out to Pastor........................10 Pun Alley...............................12 Puzzles...................................22 Spruce Creek North...........16CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 38 www.smcitizen.com32~ Friday, February 14, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Accident blocks entrance to OTOW PHOTOS BY MIKE ROPPELThis was what was left of the van after the roof was cut off to free the people inside. This is what was left of the tree after it was sheared off in the crash. Two people hospitalized Two people were hospitalized and the State Road 200 entrance to On Top of the World was blocked when a van hit a tree. According to the Florida Highway Patrol and witnesses, the van driven by Elmer Richard Benson, 84, suddenly changed lanes and swerved into the tree. Benson and the female passenger, who was not identified by FHP, were trapped when the van rolled on its side, and personnel from Fire Rescue Station 21 had to cut the roof off to free them. Firefighters gather debris after the accident. IGLESIA AMIGOS DE JESUS (Church of the Friends of Jesus) BY PATRICIA A. WOODBURY Special to the CitizenRecently I had the opportunity to experience a Spanish language religious worship service at Joy Lutheran Church. They were a small group of about 15 people; a few were children, plus the pastor. I was impressed with the warmth of the people and their sincere responsiveness and active participation throughout the service. Their service included much singing and music. When they sang, the pastor played a guitar and several people played maracas (sometimes called rumba shakers). All participated with voice, body movement and clapping. A female soloist with a beautiful voice sang a hymn accompanied by recorded music. Naturally the whole service was in the Spanish language and this reporter did not understand that language. It appeared that each member had his own Spanish liturgical book. A kind member of the group graciously offered to narrate the sermon in English as the pastor spoke. The sermon for this day was from the gospel of John Chapter 15. In this parable of the Vine, Jesus is the true vine and we are the branches. God is the vine dresser or grower. Every branch that does not bear fruit is taken away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes so it will bear more fruit. The fruit is everything that brings glory to Godthose good deeds we do for others. The Pastor said that the fruit is the quality of the Christian character, a gift from God. The group joined in a circle and shared Communion of wafers and grape juice. Finally they concluded the service by holding hands and offering a prayer for one another. Pastor Israel Reyes, the leader of this group, is originally from Puerto Rico. He was raised in the Roman Catholic faith but later developed an interest in evangelism and being more out in the community. In 1970, after completing the Assemblies of God seminary proActive participation evident at Joy Lutheran Spanish service PHOTO BY NORM HALVORSENPastor Israel Hayes at Joy Lutheran Church. PLEASESEEJOY, PAGE3 Get Up and Go drawing scheduled by Civic TheatreOcala Civic Theatres popular annual Get Up and Go drawing is back to raise funds for the theatre. For a donation of $5, contestants have a chance to win one of eight terrific prize packages. Prizes include hundred of dollars in restaurant gift cards, shopping packages, a special Pamper Yourself package, a Disney World weekend, a Busch Gardens trip, and Ocala Civic Theatre season tickets for the 2014-2015 season. The top prize is a $2,000 American Express gift card to spend any way the winner chooses! Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are on sale at the Theatre box office. Tickets also will be on sale at performances of Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, which runs Feb. 6 through March 2, and The Odd Couple, which runs March 20 through April 13. The drawing will be held at the Theatre at noon on Tuesday, April 15. You do not have to be present to win. For additional information, call 352-236-2274. United Way names new president and CEO Scot Quintel of Richmond Indiana has been selected to lead the United Way of Marion County as its president and CEO. Quintel currently serves as President and CEO of the United Way of Whitewater Valley headquartered in Richmond Indiana. He will begin his duties in Ocala on March 19. We have conducted a thorough national search and are pleased to bring Scot Quintel to our community, said UW Board Chairman Tom Falanga. We also are pleased to announce the promotion of Tina Banner, APR, CPRC, Vice President of Resource Development, to a new position in our organization, Executive Vice President, Falanga said. Quintel has had progressive experience in three United Ways Lansing Michigan, Beaumont Texas, and his current position in Richmond Indiana. He has substantial experience in transforming the Richmond United Way to the Education, Income, and Health model. Quintel has strong experience in leading Richmond into community impact of community problemsolving from the traditional United Way model. He is a graduate of Michigan State University. PLEASESEEQUINTEL, PAGE3 Quintel 000HCUA WHATS YOUR VEHICLE WORTH? 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