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BRIEFS Free tax preparation available for three weeks from United WayUnited Way of Marion County will offer free income tax preparation for three more weeks at a variety of VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) locations. Marion County residents are encouraged to get 100 percent of their return back. Please call 2-1-1 to make an appointment. All volunteers providing tax assistance are trained by the Internal Revenue Service. Residents can also prepare their own taxes by visiting www.uwmc.org and clicking on the my free taxes link on the home page. Residents will need to bring the following information with them: Government issues photo ID Valid Social Security cards, ITN numbers, and birth dates for taxpayer, spouse, and all dependents All wage and income statements (example: W2, W-2G, 1099R forms) Interest and dividend statements from financial institutions (Form 1099) if applicable A copy of last years federal tax return Proof of day care expenses including: providers name, address and federal identification number For direct deposit of refund bring checking/savings account and routing numbers If married and filing a joint return, both spouses must come to the VITA site. Volunteers will not prepare Schedule D (complex), Schedule E, request for Social Security Numbers, Employee Business Expenses, Moving Expenses, Nondeductible IRA, or Minor Investment Income. For more information, contact Marsha Holloway at 352-732-9696 ext. 215. INDEX Bookmark..............................14 Cherrywood.........................19 Classifieds.............................34 Marion Landing..................16 Oak Run.................................11 OTOW.....................................23 Out to Pastor..........................9 Pun Alley...............................28 Puzzles...................................26 Spruce Creek North...........18CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 44 www.smcitizen.com36~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com PHOTOS COURTESY OF PICSOFYOU.COMThe Budweiser Clydesdales appeared at Live Oak International in Ocala. The motto on its show program, Chase Perfection, Catch Excellence perfectly encapsulated this years Live Oak International, March 20-23, at Live Oak Plantation in Ocala, as history was made in U.S. National Four-in-Hand competition, Olympic Show Jumping champions converged, and Super Bowl stars of both the commercial TV screen and stadium met in one superlative week of competition in front of a record 10,000 fans. Writing yet another chapter in American combined driving history, Chester Weber of Ocala deWeber defends title Chester Weber defended his title. PLEASESEEHORSE, PAGE3 BY JIM CLARK EditorThe West Marion Business Association members got some lessons in protecting their businesses from Marion County Sheriffs Office detective Craig Evans at the groups meeting Tuesday, March 27. Evans told those in attendance about forms used by the Sheriffs Office, including business registry forms for emergency contacts and anti-trespassing authorizations, which must be done by the owner (in a strip mall parking lot it must be the owner who fills out the form. He also showed the cards for performing business checks, which deputies do during the night to make sure businesses are secure. He also explained vacation check requests. Evans spoke about alarms, and the importance of getting them checked at least every five years. The maintenance can make sure the alarm works in case of an intruder. He also reminded those in attendance to lock their cars. He said that most car burglaries occur because the victim leaves the vehicle unlocked. He also spoke about rules providing for burglary victimes to get their items back, particularly when those items have already been pawned by the suspect. In many cases, victims have to pay the pawnbroker to get their stolen items returned. After Evans spoke, members got 45 seconds each to quickly describe their businesses, before getting gonged. Only three speakers went the entire 45 seconds, and each received a surprise award. The next event will be a mixer April 29 at Chambrel at Pinecastle, off Southeast 24th Road. Business security described Detective speaks at WMBA meeting A 15-year-old girl who was severely injured while conducting a time trial at Bubba Raceway Park off Gainesville Road, Ocala, later died. It was around 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, when witnesses say 15-year-old Niokoa Johnson of Micanopy was driving a raceready Nissan Sentra. It was during the second lap toward the north end of the track when the girl lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a concrete barrier. Witnesses say the teenager was unconscious when racetrack workers and others pulled her from the smashed vehicle. Soon afterward, she was rushed to Ocala Regional Medical Center where, reportedly, medical professionals were able to stabilize her condition. The teenager was then flown by medical helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. However, it was reported on Sunday night that she had died. Witnesses told Marion County Sheriffs Office investigators this was the teenagers first time on the racetrack. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Craig Evans speaks at the West Marion Business Association meeting. Earlier this month an official delegation from Ocala traveled to its twin town Newbridge, Ireland. The group consisting of 17 people had the honor to march in the St. Patricks Day parade and represent the Ocala community during many official activities. Organized events during the week brought many opportunities for the group to learn about its twin town, and further develop the many friendships and professional relationships which has been established between the people of Newbridge and Ocala. The twinning concept is a program that promotes cultural exchange and economic development. The twinning agreement between the two towns was signed in 2008. This year the delegation included four fire department personnel, six law enforcement officers and seven citizens who paid their own expenses for the trip. Local delegation spends St. Patricks Day in Ireland CITY OF OCALA PHOTOThe delegation of Ocala residents march in the Newbridge St. Patricks Day parade. Girl, 15, dies after accident at Ocala track 1918 SW 17th St. Ocala 352-401-0808 *ALL PRICES AND PAYMENTS ARE WITH $1,000 CASH OR TRADE EQUITY PLUS TAX,TAG, AND $495 ADMINISTRATION FEE. 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fended his U.S. Four-inHand Horse title with a record 11th victory on a final score of 116.33, also accepting the Jean Keathley Award sponsored by Michael Freund for lowest dressage score by an FEI whip. Second-place went to Sarasota whip Misdee Wrigley-Miller, who accepted the Anne Bliss Memorial Award sponsored by Michael Freund as the most elegant lady driver throughout the competition. Bringing an Olympic cachet to the show jumping competition was reigning 2012 Olympic Individual Gold medalist Ben Maher, whose flawless rounds on Jane Clarks Aristo Z led to another Florida championship for him this season after victory in Saturdays $50,000 CSI2*W Live Oak Grand Prix (42.48 seconds). Second place was Ashlee Bond Clarke riding Little Valley Farms Agrostar, whose win qualified her for the World Cup. After four classes of show jumping competition, the luck of the Irish in the $10,000 E2 Leading Rider Award went to 2012 Olympic Individual Bronze medalist Cian OConnor. Super Bowl sports star power was apparent in a double dose at Live Oak International. The 6-foot, 5-inch two-time National Football League Super Bowl linebacker Max Montoya of Hebron, Kentucky, known and loved for his signature limegreen fauxhawk helmet, was large and in charge as he drove to the top of the Intermediate Pair Horse championship with his Georgian Grandes. Also drawing thousands of fans and rightly winning applause throughout the week were the world famous stars of the Super Bowl television commercials, the Budweiser Clydesdales. While the big boys had star power some of the littlest riders stole the show on Sunday when a small herd of small riders entered the ring for the leadline class to resounding applause. Special thanks to sponsors Sleepy P Ranch. Demonstrating that driving horses (or ponies) isnt just for the gentleman was Misdee WrigleyMiller of Sarasota, the reserve champion in the U.S. National Four-inHand and winner of the Anne Bliss Memorial award as the most elegant lady driver of the event. Wrigley-Miller, who drove her first pony at age four, was adamant that combined driving was not about muscle, but finesse and saw her reserve championship as an a opportunity to serve as a role model for younger equestriennes. Ten thousand spectators and 17 nations added up to a winning equation for Live Oak International organizers and brother-sister team, Chester Weber and Juliet Reid. Weber intimated that there is still more to come, with plans in 2015 of expanding the program to embrace Three-Day Eventing, too. I foresee Live Oak International as Americas Aachen, Weber said, comparing the goals of the Ocala venue to the esteemed European venue. For more information on Live Oak International visit www.liveoakinternational.comFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 3 www.smcitizen.com 34~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com JAKES TRIM CARPENTRYNo job too big or smallFree Est. 352-601-7064 CREATION ELECTRIC full service contractor Residential and Commercial Specialist. Lg or small repairs. Lic/Ins. EC13001722352-427-4216 Mention this ad for a 5% discount Deckers Lawn Care Mowing,trimming/ hedges, edging, we do it all Family owned & operated, friendly & professional. Free Estimates & Competitive Prices (352)843-0383 ask for Sonny Arbor Reds Tree Care 24 Hr. Emergeny Serv. Lic/Ins. Free Estimates All Major Credit Cards 352-583-3141/206-1153 BAKERS TREES 30 yrs.experience, trim & removal. Free Estimates Palm Tree Experts! (352)425-5642 STUMP GRINDINGCALL JIM FOR FREE ESTIMATES (800) 478-8679 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE In Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. 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(352)732-4149 Holiday Rambler, Endeavor LE, 34 ft, loaded, new tires, new carpet, Sirius XM, tag axle, & dish $13,900. 352-408-2870 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE B UY ALL A UT OS with or without titles ANY CONDITION Cindy (813) 505-6939 LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403SOUTH MARIONCITIZENCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! CANDLER HILLS OPEN HOUSE SUN. 3/30 12 PM TO 3 PM 3 bedroom. 2 bath. UPGRADED THROUGHOUT EXPANDED STERLING WITH 2 1/2 CAR GARAGE FOR EXTRAST ORAGE OR GOLF CART. TILE EVERYWHERE EXCEPT BEDROOMS. SCREENED LANAI. BEAUTIFULLOT ON GOLF COURSE. ONLY $269,900 ROSALIE ADLER, RAINBOW SPRINGS REALTY GROUP, INC. 352-502-6643 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? 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 parent s 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. T o 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. 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To celebrate Blimpies 50th birthday on April 4, stores nationwide will be selling their regular-sized Blimpie Best sub for just 50 cents that day to the first 200 customers in each location; the price point symbolizing 50 years of amazing subs. Were thrilled to celebrate our 50th birthday with America and want everyone to enjoy a 50 cent Blimpie Best sub as our thank you to our loyal customers who helped us grow this sub chain, said Steve Evans, VP of marketing for Blimpie. So many of our customers grew up with Blimpie and now their children love us too. Its a brand that serves an amazing product, which allows us to both be timeless and evolve and grow with our guests. While April 4 will offer 50 cent regular-sized Blimpie Best subs to the first 200 customers that enter each store, the brand will be celebrating this milestone all year long. From May 5 through June 29, Blimpie will offer a contest that will send one lucky winner and a guest on a trip to the 50th state (Hawaii) along with other great prizes including free tablets, free subs for a year and $50 Blimpie gift cards. (See contest official rules.) Later in the year, Blimpie plans to launch the Hoboken Hoagie, a new sub that will be introduced to guests as a way to pay homage to the birthplace of the Blimpie sub and brand. Its a year of excitement and anticipation as stores celebrate 50 years of Blimpie getting ready to mark 50th anniversary selling craveable subs and being Americas Sub Shop. With the Blimpie Best being the brands best-selling sub and being made of slow-cured ham, prosciuttini, cappacola, salami and provolone and dressed The Blimpie Way with tomatoes, lettuce, onion, oil, vinegar and oregano all on a sub roll; April 4 will be a great day as customers join us in the stores for this fabulous sub and celebration. The local Blimpie is located at Walmart on 19th Avenue Road, near the Paddock Mall. On Monday, March 31, Tijuana Flats, known for made-to-order Tex-Mex dishes and unique atmosphere will open two new locations reaching a milestone of 100 restaurants spanning six states. Each location will employ 40-50 team members to include management, back of the house and front of the house employees, making a positive impact in the local economy. Additionally, both locations will feature energy-efficient equipment and environmentally friendly processes. Locally, the restaurant is at 3950 State Road 200. We look forward to bringing our brand to Georgia for the first time and to the continued success we experience in South Florida, stated Brad Kaemmer, Chief Executive Officer for Tijuana Flats. Tijuana Flats will continue its long history of commitment to community in both of these markets. In conjunction with our 100th location opening, we will also reach 100,000 likes on Facebook. In celebration, the first 100 guests to visit any Tijuana Flats location on March 31 will receive 100 cent tacos and a scratch-off card. Prizes range from free food and drinks, to a grand prize of Universal theme park tickets, dinner for four and hotel stay. No purchase is required and official rules can be found on the website. Tijuana Flats to open its 100th location Read the classifieds Simon Property Group, Inc. is hosting its annual Easter celebration festivities at Paddock Mall, offering families the chance to participate in both traditional and unique seasonal events. The Bunny Photo Experience begins Saturday, March 29 and runs through Saturday, April 19 in Center Court, in front of Macys. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion. The presenting sponsor for the 2014 Bunny Photo Experience is Gymboree. We love to hold family-friendly events at Paddock Mall and we always look forward to watching children interact with the Bunny at Easter, said Brenda Cleary, Director of Marketing & Business Development at Paddock Mall. The Simon Kidgits Club will also host a special Easter event on Saturday, April 12, where kids can participate in various craft-making activities and games including face-painting and more. Participants will receive a Kidgits Easter bucket and Kidgits bunny ears as a keepsake to take home. Additionally, families will have the opportunity to take advantage of special pricing for the Easter Bunny photo packages. The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. The Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused for over a decade with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games. 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Saturday, March 29 Common Ground FellowshipFor the 40-something crowd in Crossroads Church, we will be gathering at Pavarottis Pizza at 8075 SW Highway 200, Ocala, in the Canopy Oak Center at 7 p.m. This is a time of reflecting on the blessings of God in an informal setting and purchasing good food to boot. Come and join us there.Crime prevention seminarChrists Church of Marion County will host a Metro Crime Prevention Seminar presenting topics such as identity theft, frauds and scams, purse snatching, guns and alternative weapons, hurricane safety. This is a free workshop, the main goal being to achieve more awareness about what is going on in the publics backyard. Lunch pizza, salad, dessert and drink will be offered for a donation. This event begins at noon. Registration is suggested: 352-861-6182. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, http://www.ccomc.org.Dining with the LionsThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Dining with the Lions (Italian Style) at the Oasis Restaurant, 7651 SW State Road 200, on Saturday, March 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. Price will be $8 for spaghetti with meatballs, spaghetti with meat sauce or fettuccini alfredo (includes salad, bread, ice tea or coffee). First come, first served All proceeds from this benefit will be used for Charities.Two-day lineman competitionOcala Utility Services is hosting the 2014 Florida Lineman Competition March 28-29. More than 100 electric linemen and apprentices are expected to compete in this years event, which will be held at the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, 3500 SW 67th Ave. The annual event is presented by the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) to highlight safety and training techniques. Teams and individuals from municipal utilities and electric cooperatives compete in a number of categories that linemen encounter on the job. Categories range from changing insulators to rescuing an injured co-worker. In addition to enjoying the friendly competition, utility teams develop teamwork strategies, share knowledge and techniques with other utilities, and develop valuable professional and agency relationships. The Lineman Competition is a rare opportunity to see what our electric linemen do on a daily basis, says Michael Poucher, Ocalas Director of the Electric Utility. Ocala is pleased to be hosting the event for the FMEA and we are looking forward to showing that Ocala is a great place to live, work and play. The competition, which will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 29 (Saturday), is part of a two-day event. The public is invited to attend this free activity.Sunday, March 30 Joy Night at Christs ChurchJoin with us as we lift our hearts and voices in praise, an evening of traditional and contemporary musical worship celebrated with participating Marion County Christian churches families and friends at 5 p.m. Refreshments follow the program. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Marion chamber Music Society ConcertFor the last concert of this season, the Marion Chamber Music Society proudly presents The Best of the Ocala Piano Conservatory featuring award winning performers past and present playing the piano as well as organ, trumpet, marimba and voice. The free concert will be at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Hear beloved operatic arias and your favorite piano pieces by Chopin, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff, among others. Ryan Pagels, the Ocala Civic Theaters music director and Ocala Piano Conservatorys very first graduate, will also perform at the concert. For more information, call 352-876-1340 or visit: www.marionchambermusic.com or www.ocalapianoconservatory.com. Marion Chamber Music Society concerts: Always Exceptional, Always Free.Wednesday, April 2 Crossroads Carnival startsBring your family and enjoy a day at the carnival at Crossroads Church, beginning Wednesday, April 2, and concluding on Sunday, April 6. There will be games, rides, food and lots of fun. Open daily from 5 to 10 p.m., with earlier hours on Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds support Crossroads Student Ministries.Thursday, April 3 Concert at Ocala WestDouglas Ladnier, an award-winning and criticallyacclaimed singer/songwriter, will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The church is at 9330 SW 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550. Douglas has appeared in more than 60 countries around the world and on Broadway. He continues to thrill audiences and critics alike with his unique, mesmerizing baritone voice. He has appeared in concert at Ocala West for a number of years, and we are pleased to have him return to present this concert. Southern Express at AppletonThe big band Southern Express will perform during the Rhythm & Art After Hours event at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. Southern Express has been performing in Central Florida for more than 15 years. Many of the bands seasoned members have musical backgrounds rooted in military service, with almost every branch of service represented. Many members were or are active music educators. Doors open at 5 p.m. for complimentary samplings from Horse and Hounds Restaurant and cash bar. Music begins at 5:30 p.m. and admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. In addition to the After Hours musical program, visitors can also enjoy the Appletons current exhibitions, A Celebration of Japan, The Living Art of Bonsai, The Gathering of Legends, [in]justice, Industrial Nature: Work by Michelle Stitzlein, and the museums extensive permanent collection of European, American, Asia, African, Contemporary and pre-Columbian art and artifacts. The Appleton Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. on Sun-Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 33 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986.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 Advertising Sales Paige Lefkowitz (352) 564-2902 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 Community calendar PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE5 The 37th season of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra will conclude in a rousing fashion with this Boston Pops style salute to Americas most popular music. The concerts will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m., both at Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium. Fans of Gershwin will appreciate Porgy and Bess complete with bassoon soloist Arnold Irchai. The Maestro will make a special guest appearance as soloist in Leroy Andersons The Typewriter. These pieces, in addition to a concert suite from Victory at Sea as well as Laras Theme from Dr. Zhivago, are sure to make for a very entertaining concert. The OSO will also perform Aaron Coplands Fanfare for the Common Man, a well-known brass salute written by one of Americas most famous composers. More Pops pieces that the OSO will present include a Pops Hoedown, a Tribute to Irving Berlin, Variations on a Shaker Melody, and Casey at the Bat for Narrator and Orchestra. With multiple guest appearances and a plethora of Americas popular music, the conclusion of the OSOs 37th season is sure to leave the audience anxiously awaiting another fun-filled, fan-fortified musical journey in the 38th season! Theres no telling what our Maestro will pull out of the bag for this special concert. Dont miss this fun celebration of all things USA and OSO! This 4th subscription concert is open to the public, and tickets are $5 to $30 each, which can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com, by calling 352-351-1606, or at the door. The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is Marion Countys premier cultural arts organization. Founded in 1975, the orchestra averages a dozen concerts throughout the year in front of nearly 10,000 area citizens. Its mission is to have the highest caliber music performed by skilled musicians under the dynamic leadership of a brilliant and energetic music director, Maestro Matthew Wardell. It is driven to reach, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages while serving the broadest group of constituents. The OSO aims to foster excellence in music education through collaborative partnerships with local resources. Saluting America Symphony to conclude its season By Jason Alderman Special to the Citizen I have yet to meet anyone who thinks they're saving too much money for retirement. On the contrary, most people admit they're probably setting aside too little. Retirement accounts must compete with daily expenses, saving up for a home, college and unexpected emergencies for every precious dollar. If taking money out of your IRA, 401(k) or other tax-sheltered plan is your best or only option, you should be aware of the possible impacts on your taxes and long-term savings objectives before raiding your nest egg: 401(k) loans. Many 401(k) plans allow participants to borrow from their account to buy a home, pay for education, medical expenses or other special circumstances. Generally, you may be allowed to borrow up to half your vested balance up to a maximum of $50,000 or a reduced amount if you have other outstanding plan loans. Loans usually must be repaid within five years, although you may have longer if you're using the loan to purchase your primary residence. Potential drawbacks to 401(k) loans include: If you leave your job, even involuntarily, you must pay off the loan immediately (usually within 30 to 90 days) or you'll owe income tax on the remainder as well as a 10 percent early distribution penalty if you're under age 59 Loans cannot be rolled over into a new account. Some plans don't allow new contributions until outstanding loans are repaid. Many people, faced with a monthly loan payment, reduce their 401(k) contributions, thereby significantly reducing their potential long-term account balance and earnings. Your account value will be lower while repaying your loan, which means you'll miss out on market upswings. 401(k) and IRA withdrawals. Many 401(k) plans allow hardship withdrawals to pay for certain medical or higher education expenses, funerals, buying or repairing your home or to prevent eviction or foreclosure. You'll owe income tax on the withdrawal plus an additional 10 percent penalty if you're younger than 59 in most cases. Traditional IRAs allow withdrawals at any time for any reason. However, you'll pay income tax on the withdrawal plus the 10 percent penalty as well, with certain exceptions. With Roth IRAs, you can withdraw contributions at any time, since they've already been taxed. However, to withdraw earnings without penalty you must be at least 59 and the funds must have been in the account for at least five years. To learn more about how the IRS treats 401(k) and IRA loans and withdrawals, visit www.irs.gov. Further financial implications. With 401(k) and traditional IRA withdrawals, the money is added to your taxable income, which could bump you into a higher tax bracket or even jeopardize certain tax credits, deductions and exemptions that are tied to your adjusted gross income. All told, you could end up paying half or more of your withdrawal in taxes, penalties and lost or reduced tax benefits. Losing compound earnings. Finally, if you borrow or withdraw your retirement savings, you'll sacrifice the power of compounding, where interest earned on your savings is reinvested and in turn generates more earnings. You'll forfeit any gains those funds would have earned for you, which over a couple of decades could add up to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost income. Bottom line: Carefully consider the potential downsides before tapping your retirement savings for anything other than retirement itself. If that's your only recourse, consult a financial professional about the tax implications. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 2, 2014, go to www.practicalmoneyskills.com/su mmit2014. Be aware of pitfalls when accessng retirement funds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000HLVN 000HRY1 ANNOUNCING . ANNOUNCING . Shanon A. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com days, and closed on Mondays. In addition to daily admission, a 12-month membership is available for $25 for seniors 55 and over, $30 for adults 18 and over, $40 for two seniors over age 55, $50 for a family of two adults and any children under age 18, and $15 for college students and current or retired educators. Owned and operated by College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, just east of downtown on State Road 40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). For more information call the Appleton Museum of Art at 352-2914455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.Friday, April 4 Two-day Golden SoundsThe Ocala Palms Golden Sounds chorus is hard at work preparing for its spring show. The concert titled The Sensational Sixties will be an extravaganza of the great musical masterpieces of the 1960s and will be presented on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. The performance will contain songs from Godspell, West Side Story, The Music Man and Grease, along with a multitude of other songs, which were popular during the sixties. Tickets are $8 per person and are available by calling 401-7505 or 4020609. Intermission will include wine and cheese snacks. Invite your friends and neighbors to join you in a fun filled, toe tapping, hand clapping evening of wonderful music and camaraderie. Come prepared for audience participation as we look back at The Sensational Sixties. Saturday, April 5 Chess club to meetThe chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352-873-2276. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 432~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com BY RON POLLACK Special to the CitizenHave you started to experience challenges with living on your own? Do you need help with medical care or daily activities? A nursing home may seem like your only option. But there are good alternatives, including home care and assisted living. However, it's important for you to learn what kinds of services Medicare and Medicaid will and won't cover. (Medicaid is the nation's health insurance program for lowincome individuals and familiesincluding seniorsand for people with disabilities.)What is homeand community-based care?You may have access to services such as Meals on Wheels, visiting and shopper services, and adult day care programs. But what if you need other kinds of assistance? Home health services (also called homeand community-based care) help seniors who need additional support so they can safely stay in their homes or who are recovering after a hospital stay. These services include short-term nursing care and rehabilitative care (like physical therapy). Registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, home health aides, and medical social workers provide home health care. Medicare pays for a limited number of one-hour home health visits, but only for medical care. Medicaid may pay for other types of home care, depending on your situation and the state you live in. You may be able to find other non-medical services in your community through your local Area Agency on Aging.What is assisted living?Assisted living facilities (or assisted living homes) bridge the gap between independent living and nursing homes. These facilities typically provide services like assistance with personal care and medications, and they give residents more freedom and privacy than nursing homes. They range in size from small houses that serve a few residents to very large facilities with hundreds of residents. Assisted living facilities cost less than nursing homes but are still very expensive, costing an average of $3,300 a month.What do Medicare and Medicaid pay for nursing home care and nursing home alternatives?Many people are confused about what Medicare and Medicaid cover. Nursing H ome Care Medicare does not cover most nursing home care. Medicare pays only for certain skilled nursing or rehabilitative care, and only after a hospital stay. The duration of this coverage is limited. To learn more about coverage limits, visit the Medicare website at http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/skilled-nursingfacility-care.html. Medicaid covers most nursing home care if you have a low income. Each state sets its own income eligibility level for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care. In many states, you must also have limited assets to have Medicaid cover your nursing home care. A lter natives to Nursing H ome Care Medicare covers very little of this care. For example, Medicare won't pay your rent for an assisted living facility, but it will cover some health care you receive while you are in assisted living. Medicaid pays for some assisted living costs for people with low incomes in several states. Every state has at least one Medicaid program that will pay for other alternatives to nursing facility care, and most have multiple programs. Each state's program is different. Plus, individuals must meet the eligibility rules for that particular program. For example, some programs focus on individuals with particular health care needs. And some programs are limited to a certain number of people, which creates waiting lists. Many people end up paying the full cost of assisted living entirely out of their own pockets.To Learn MoreTo learn more about Medicare and Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, assisted living, and other options, contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP. SHIPs offer free counseling and assistance by phone and in person. Find the SHIP in your state online at https://shipnpr.shiptalk.org/shipprofile.aspx. Also, the Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services. Find it online at http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare.net/Public/Index.aspx. When you need a little help: Alternatives to nursing home care The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is calling for Florida-based installation art for the juried exhibition Biennial: Installation Art by Florida Artists, which runs July 19 through Oct. 19. The call invites artists to submit work by May 5. Monetary awards for the Appletons 2014 Biennial will be $3,000 for Best of Show, $1,200 for Second Place, $500 for Honorable Mention and $500 for Peoples Choice. Installation art is installed or arranged in a space as dictated by the artist. Installation art is one of the fastest growing areas of 21st century artistic production, stretching the boundaries and definition of art, said Ruth Grim, Appleton curator of exhibitions. It is conceptual, interactive and often represents the cutting edge of art of our time. Florida installation artists are producing some of the most dynamic, thought-provoking and beautiful works of art today. The juror of this exhibition is Dr. Matthew McLendon, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota under the aegis of Florida State University. 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G ERRI K AY 352-266-0516 7810 SW 114 LOOP 2BR/2 BA/1.5 car garage Georgetown Model Neighborhood 10, private backyard, 2 master bedroom suites, split plan, inside laundry. Owner wants sold. Come see and make an offer. MLS #398265 $97,000 BROKER/ASSOCIATE CRS/SENIORS SPECIALIST gerrikay@usa.net Coventry Cottage. 2BR/2BA/2 car garage. 1382 sq. ft. LA. Immediate occupancy. Great price, low maintenance. Come & see. MLS #399035 $97,900 OAK RUN OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM 8125 SW 108 LOOP Directions: SR 200 to Oak Run, to L 83 Ave., to stop, to Rt 108 Lp. OAK RUN OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM 11650 SW 70 CT Directions: SR 200 to Oak Run, to Rt. 70 Ct. (Golfview) STUNNING MAGNOLIA! 000HOV9 873-6100 Royal Palms Plaza 854-8787 Oak Run REAL EST ATE CORP #1 Team Partners Pat McCullough 299-6688 Charlie Takesian 207-9588 John Kapioski 208-1635 Louise Pace 361-4312 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 Jim Petticrew Broker/Manager 216-5852 Tom & Barbara Cernera 812-0626 Shirley Gottfried 216-4655 The Star Realtors o f Marion County The Serago-Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 www.DeccaRealEstate.com YOU CAN PICK UP MAPS AND FLYERS TO ALL DECCA OPEN HOUSES AT ALL 3 GATES SR 200L, 484, AND SW 62ND AVE. ROAD READERS CHOICE AWARD WINNERS! JERRY BROOKS Featured Homes of the Week Jerry Brooks 274-0930 Its A Sunny Day in Florida! Check Out My Websites At: www.ocalaflretirementhomes.com or www.ocalaflretirementproperties.com STUNNING MAGNOLIA! TEAM #1 We are your Oak Run Specialists We Live, Work & Play Here! The Perfect Place to Live, the PERFECT Time to Buy! Marketing your Home Nationwide, on the Internet, where over 85% of buyers are looking! www.CharlieandPat.com patamc@embarqmail.com Partners Pat & Charlie 299-6688 207-9588 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 John Anderson 454-9020 PRISTINE EXPANDED CO VENTRY NO MORE MOWING! PRIVA TE, RUSTIC BACKY ARD OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 3/30 1-3 PM OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 3/30 1-3 PM 11597 SW 74th Ct. Hillside Lexington model, 3/2/2, 1,600 sq. ft. Split plan. Beautiful tile floors. Laminate in bedrooms. Eat-in kitchen w/upgraded appliances. New H/A 2008. New dishwasher 2011. 30 YR architectural roof. $129,500 MLS#404684 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 11465 SW 85th Ct. Nbhd. 7 Youve never seen an expanded Williamsburg like this! 3 bedroom/2 baths/2-car garage. Stainless steel appliances. Fantastic upgrades will surprise you! $129,900 MLS#390260 Jerry Brooks 274-0930 This 2/2/2 with den sits on a maintained homesite. No more mowing! Neutral colors move right in! $127,500 MLS#404357 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Lovely 3/2/2, San Marino with deep lot, brick pavers and great landscaping. In the Preserve. $164,000 MLS#401210 Jim Petticrew 216-5852 Nantucket Villa 2/2/2, open and bright with laminate floors, NEW fridge, range and dishwasher Sept. 2013, lovely courtyard, large living room and formal dining room. $99,000 MLS#395337 John Kapioski 201-1635 Popular Newport model, 2/2 with exp. 1.5-car garage. Split BR plan. New roof new A/C Glass encl. family room, eat-in-kitchen. Cathedral ceilings, front porch. Meticulously maintained! $95,000 MLS#400592 John Kapioski 208-1635 5840 SW 117th Lane Road 3,010 sq. ft. HUGE HOUSE! 4 bdrms, 3.5 baths, 2-car garage. Very private yard & much more! $148,882 MLS#404428 The Serago-Lane Team Lou Serago 804-0159 Lois Lane 789-4516 GREAT SET TING ON CUL-DE-SAC FOREST GLEN OPEN HOUSE SAT 3/29 1-3 PM OTOW GOLF COURSE VIEWS Waterford model, 2,117 sq. ft. Built 2002 w/golf course views. Split 3 BR, 2 baths + large family room. New hot water heater 2012. New A/C 2013. HOA fees include lawn care, cable. $185,000 MLS#397446 Louise Pace 361-4312 LIVING LARGE IN THIS ONE! Brand NEW roof, 3/2/2 with big lanai, master bedroom, baths, dining room, kitchen, bedrooms, and semi private backyard! $124,500 MLS#399248 The Serago-Lane Team Lou Serago 804-0159 Lois Lane 789-4516 OAK RUN OPEN HOUSE SUN 3/30 1-3 PM REDUCED TO SELL!!! Waverly in the Preserve at $99,000 1,384 sq. ft., 2/2/2 with den and lanai, split floor plan and eat-in kitchen. Seville in the Preserve at $149,900 1,695 sq. ft., 3/2/2 with soaring ceilings, two lanais, stainless appliances. Exp. Monaco in Fairway Oaks at $215,000 2,456 sq. ft. with two master suites. 4 walk-in closets and oversized garage. 10815 SW 81st Ct. Rd. Nbhd 10 From main entrance L on 83rd, R on SW 108th Loop, 1st L on SW 108th Loop, R on 81st Ct. Rd., home on right. Updated kitchen, granite, stainless appliances & a lot more! $109,000 MLS#404339 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 Magnificent Monaco model, 2/2/2 with LARGE OFFICE, breakfast room, living room and lanai and master bedroom with GOLF COURSE VIEW! $189,000 MLS#402158 The Serago-Lane Team Lou Serago 804-0159 Lois Lane 789-4516 COME WA TCH THE BIRDIES FROM YOUR OWN L ANAI!! The Cernera Team 812-0626 or 600-1001 www.wesellocalafl.com

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Laugh, learn, play, sing, dance and explore the activities and vendors on the lawn of the Learning Lab School, Building 18, College of Central Florida Campus, 3100 SW College Road, Ocala, on Saturday, April 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents will enjoy learning about Marion County services for young children while the kids will enjoy games, crafts, treats, face painting, a free book, art, music and good ole family fun! The Week of the Young Child is a national celebration calling for communities to come together and honor young children and all those who make a difference in childrens lives. Young children and their families depend on high-quality education and care, which help them get a great start and bring lasting benefits to Marion County. Early years are learning years for all young children. Festival sponsors are: Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, College of Central Florida Early Childhood Program, Family Times Magazine, and the Marion County Public Library System. For more information about the Third Annual Early Childhood Festival call Elizabeth Deola at the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, 352-3692315.Sunday, April 6 Master Choir performsThe Central Florida Master Choir, conducted by Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr., will perform a concert on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 1126 East Silver Springs Blvd. (which is State Road 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala, Florida. The program will include Leonard Bernsteins Chichester Psalms and other works. Admission to the concert is free but an offering will be taken to benefit the Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information about the concert, call 352537-0207.Tuesday, April 8 Ocala Macintosh User Group meetsThe Ocala Macintosh User Group will meet Tuesday, April 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George Anglican Cathedral Parish Hall, 5646 SE 28th St., Ocala. 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L arge master bedroom and master bath with his and her vanities. L iving and dining. C ombined screened patio. G arage was extended 5 ft. home is located on a cul-de-sac and large open backyard to enjoy T ermite policy. M ake this home your first preview and it will be your last. N o need to look further. MLS #403933/ LBK/LED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $144,500 9262 SW 99TH CT RD. DIRECTIONS: OTOW main gate L/T SW 94th S t. R/T SW 101st Ct., R/T SW 91th Pl., RT/ SW 99th Ct. Rd., home on right. OPEN HOUSE 9262 SW 99TH CT. RD. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses Dont Forget To OPEN HOUSE 7269 SW 115TH PLACE For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses FULLY FURNISHED 2/2/2 with extra room for den or bedroom, laminate, title & W/W carpet, screened porch, move-in ready. MLS#401157/SR/ACQ . . . $114,900 7269 SW 115TH PLACE DIRECTIONS: Oak Run 200. Entrance to right on west entrance to Hillside, 74th Court, then left on 115th Place to 7269 on left. OPEN HOUSE 9897-K SW 88TH CT. RD. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses NICE 2/2 TOWNHOUSE roof and A/C replaced 2012 freshly painted, wood floors, tile kitchen & bath, large rooms, Home over 1,700 sq. ft. A great buy! MLS#403706/MB/ROV . . $35,900 9897-K SW 88TH CT. RD. DIRECTIONS: Enter Rt. 200 gate, 1st. left 85th Terr. Right at 88th Court Road. Unit on your right. Unit K. OPEN HOUSE 8500-A SW 93RD LN. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN HOUSE 8969-E SW 95TH ST. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses FULLY FURNISHED 2/2/1.5 VILLA with eat-in-kitchen, vinyl-enclosed lanai, rocking-chair front porch & more. N ew HVAC dishwasher, water heater, garage door opener, & newer roof. J ust waiting for you! MLS#404539/DP/LIN . . . $49,900 8500-A SW 93RD LN. DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 main OTOW entrance, T/R @ SW 85th Terr., T/L @ 83rd Terr., T/L @ 93rd Ln., home on L EXCELLENT LOCATION AND condition on this expanded 2/2/2 villa in a desirable 55+ community. U pgrades galore. A real must see! MLS#404492/DP/WOL . . . . . . . . $72,500 8969-E SW 95TH ST. DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 main OTOW entrance. Forward turn R at SW 89th Ct. Rd. Turn L at SW 95th St. House on R. ATTRACTIVE END UNIT VILLA front porch-large living/dining room, great eat-in-kitchen, rear lanai with H/A. Two bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1.5 car garage (park car & golf cart) 6 newer appliance. Home completely decorated including ceilings. Great retirement home and and/or snow bird home. MLS#404392/BA/CALL . . . . . . . . $48,000 AWESOME VIEW OF THE GOLF COURSE Super nice home featuring 2/2/2 w/study/den, Beautiful cherry cabinets in kitchen, glass-enclosed lanai overlooking golf course. GOLF CART INCLUDED. MLS#396448/MB/LAR . . . . . . . . $173,900 WHATS NOT TO LOVE?!! Enter through the leaded glass door into a completely remodeled 3/2/2. Custom features include porcelain tile floors, kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops, sitting room off master bedroom and, best of all a media room with stereo surround sound. Just bring your popcorn! Fenced in backyard for your pups. MLS#398670/LK/THO . . . . . . . . $204,500 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 . . . . . . . . . . . $89,900 ABSOLUTELY 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 . . . . . . . . $239,900 COME TAKE A LOOK a this popular model. 2/2/2 + a bonus room/3rd bedroom or den. Some features include: Cathedral ceilings, eat-in kitchen with bay window, open Florida room, open fenced-in patio for your BBQs or even just for relaxing. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, March 28, 2014 BY LUZ VEGA-MARQUIS Special to the CitizenTake a look at your bills: What do you pay for food, housing, clothing, health care, utilities and transportation? How much would it take for your family to just get by? Could you make it on $15,000 a year? $21,000? What would your family have to do without to make ends meet? What exactly does it take to make it in America? The working poor are not fundamentally different, nor do they practice some kind of magical math that allows them to support their families on wages that would sink your own. This year, President Obama called for a raise in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour. The controversy that followed was as predictable as it was irrelevant to those with the most at stake: the low-wage working poor. As usual, voices of those most affected have been glaringly absent. Also missing is any discussion of the bread-and-butter question: What is it actually like to live on $7.25 or $9 an hour? Does either of these numbers constitute what working families need and deserve? Although the terms minimum wage and living wage are sometimes used interchangeably, their meanings are quite different. A minimum wage is the lowest a business can legally pay. A living wage is what its workers need to meet their families basic needs to stave off the choice between a gallon of gas and a gallon of milk. A full-time worker at the federal minimum wage makes $14,500 a year, placing him or her below the federal poverty line if that worker is supporting a family of two or more. A $9-an-hour minimum wage would push that annual income up to $21,000. But if you look at that raise in inflation-adjusted dollars, it leaves todays minimum-wage worker making significantly less than he did in 1968. Low-wage workers, despite the fuzzy math of the minimumwage debate, cannot spin paychecks of straw into middle-class gold. The working poor do what they must, whether that means living in substandard housing or making do with low-cost, low-nutrition food. But their bottom-line needs are no different from anyone elses. President Obamas savviest move may have been his call for communities to act on their own, passing living-wage ordinances at local and state levels. In Washington State, for example, legislators have introduced a measure to raise the states minimum wage from $9.32 an hour to $12 an hour by 2017. This livable-wage issue is a priority for the Marguerite Casey Foundation. So when we found out that the general manager of the hotel we had booked months in advance for a staff retreat helped lead the campaign against a minimum-wage increase, we were taken aback. It was too late to cancel our reservation, so we opted to do what we had each day since the foundations inception: We would wear our values on our sleeves literally. The morning of the retreat, 25 staff members arrived at the hotel, all wearing T-shirts saying, We support a living wage. The hotels general manager soon sought us out. But he had not approached us to debate a living wage. His concern was narrower. Are there more of you? he said. In the short term, it was easy enough to reassure him that, no, there were no busloads of protesters heading for the hotel. But the truer answer is, Yes, there are more of us families across America who believe in the promise of the American Dream. How could we explain that all we wanted was for those who slept in beds and ate food made by minimum-wage workers to question policies and priorities that leave those workers struggling to feed and house their own families? And for businesses like his to recognize that it takes a work force to grow a profit line. No matter how good the product, a business is only as good as the people it employs. Dont they deserve more The question barely left U.S. Rep. Ted Yohos lips when the crowd started to respond with the word Patriot. That wasnt what Yoho wanted to hear. It was at the town hall meeting that the Congressman held at West Port High School last Monday night as some hardy souls braved a long walk from the parking lot after driving through rain to get there. He asked, Is Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor? Snowden is the man who revealed American security secrets and is currently in Russia, where presumably more of the secrets he knows have already been given to the Russians. Snowden is a traitor, Yoho said emphatically, despite the instant reaction from the crowd. He added that members of Congress had been secretly briefed and said, If you had read some of the stuff that I had, youd agree. I only had to read a little to realize that he is a traitor. That, friends, is the problem. What Yoho and other Congressmen dont get is why the people replied patriot. Many people feel that we, the people, should have been able to see what the Congressman saw, that there shouldnt be secrets in our government by the people, for the people. Snowdens releases were instrumental in our finding out the secret security spying that goes on against cell phone and computer owners and we werent happy about it. Yoho doesnt understand why, because, despite being a rookie, he is in the power structure in Washington, he is part of the structure that approves of secrets against the American people. Yes, we dont need people giving away our nations secrets of intelligence gathering, provided that gathering is within the law and good common sense. Some of the stuff that Snowden revealed is neither. Remember, this was a town hall meeting, which is usually stacked with people in favor of the person holding the meeting. And for most of the meeting, Yoho found himself amid admirers of his stands, particularly against Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, both of whom he wants to remove from office. But his question about Snowden opened the doors for those who disagree with the Congressman. Were not sure whether Snowden is a patriot or a traitor, because we dont have all the facts. Apparently, people like Yoho and his ilk are going to make sure that we dont get those facts. And that means Americans will still be in the dark. Speaking of being in the dark, this meeting was held at West Port on a day when the rain poured all day. This is a beautiful high school, but it is not built to host meetings which attract a number of senior citizens to the schools den, which is in the middle of the campus. The entrance we were directed to use led to a sidewalk at an angle to the covered walkway, and that sidewalk was under a couple of inches of water, so people were sloshing in their shoes by the time they got to the meeting room. An aide was asked why the meeting wasnt held at a more accessible place, such as the OTOW meeting rooms, and he said, Because wed have to pay for them. Is there a lesson there?Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen.. PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANREGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOSTEDITOR: JIM CLARK Citizen The opinions expressed in South Marion Citizen editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board.Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in letters to the editor and guest columns.Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 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. Aquick look at the traffic reports for the past couple of weeks shows that things are not well on the roads of Marion County. Heading the list is a March 12 crash in southwest Marion County, where County Roads 475A and B intersect (thats extreme Southwest 27th Avenue). A threecar wreck sent several people to the hospital, and just a few days ago the woman driving the vehicle that allegedly caused the wreck was accused of DUI. On Maricamp Road in the Shores, a 91-year-old man pulled out in front of moving traffic, ignoring a flashing red light, and was killed in the subsequent wreck. Another accident on Maricamp resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. A traffic stop on State Road 200 last week resulted in a huge drug haul, as did another traffic stop on East State Road 40. The man who was arrested in the drug haul on 200 was stopped again this week, and again he had drugs in his vehicle. Why he was out of jail is hard to figure. A man riding a bicycle in the dark was struck and seriously injured on County Road 314. The vehicle that struck him, believed to be a Toyota Tacoma, left the scene, and law enforcement is looking for that truck with damage to the right front. Traveling in Marion County can be hazardous to your health. Our troopers and deputies are spread so thin that intensive traffic enforcement is virtually impossible. The only way to prevent some of this stuff is to tell people the age-old things: Dont drink and drive, and slow down. You can drive on any road in Marion County, and particularly highways in the western part of the county, and you will see drivers failing to stay in a single lane, changing lanes and making turns without a signal, and speeding recklessly even in the middle of heavy rainstorms. Sometimes its hard to get people to prevent accidents by obeying the simplest of traffic rules. Everyone is in a hurry and many take to the roads with the attitude, I have the right of way and others better watch out. The only thing we can say is that people should report reckless drivers, get tag numbers and let police know who is driving that way. We all have to play a part in making the roads safer. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Traffic rules: Dont drink, slow down Edward Snowden: Patriot or traitor? A minimum wage is not necessarily a living wage READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor PLEASESEEWAGE PAGE9 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR My tale of bullyingReading Jim Clarks commentary on bullying brought back painful memories for me. I grew up in a small town in Ohio. Because we lived so close to the school I walked to school every day. I was painfully shy as a child and to make matters worse I stuttered severely. This unfortunate combination made me the perfect target for bullying. In the fifth grade I was bullied relentlessly by two sisters. They were well known to school officials. These girls were tough and I was terrified of them. These sisters threatened to beat me up after school every day. One time while I was walking to school one of them ran up behind me, grabbed the collar of my dress (back then girls were not permitted to wear jeans, slacks or shorts to school) and jerked on it so hard that all of the buttons popped off. Luckily, this happened in front of the home of a family friend. She brought me into her home and mended my dress so that I could continue to school. My mom spoke to the school principal and, to guarantee my safety, the principal allowed me to leave school early every day so that I could walk home unafraid. 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JimThank God my husband Jim is doing OK after his surgery. He has a long way to go to be back to his energetic self. Thanks to all the readers who inquired and sent cards and also to Dr. Taub and the nurses and workers at Munroe Regional Medical Center. He got wonderful care. A special thank you to Carmen and Jaye Salva for your thoughtfulness.50thI happened to meet Sandy Barsky at the clubhouse and she said her and her hubby Leonard will be celebrating their wedding anniversary very soon. Congratulations Sandy and Leonard. Sandy is coordinator of SCNs Quilt club and in a future column I will let you know what some of the quilters are doing.Crape MyrtlesIts time to prune your crape myrtles. They are beautiful and very low maintenance. Also can withstand cold or heat and come in so many wonderful colors.Floor exercisesFloor exercise at the SCN clubhouse is Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9 a.m. Soon, maybe another 5-6 weeks, the group will move their exercises out to the pool. I am not sure but think they will exercise on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. More later. Hope St. Patricks day was a good one and you enjoyed a corned beef and cabbage dinner. See you April 11. Regards from Jan. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com than minimum wage? A recent USA Today/Pew Research Center poll found that nearly two-thirds of Republicans (64 percent) and more than nine out of 10 Democrats believe government should take action to reduce poverty. If 25 of us wearing T-shirts stating our support for a living wage rattled the administration of a hotel, what might the 46 million people living in poverty in this country achieve working together? Perhaps they could move the country in the direction where most Americans stand.Luz Vega-Marquis is president and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation, which publishes Equal Voice News. Distributed by American Forum. WAGECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 idea why these girls werent disciplined or expelled from school. I guess things were handled differently back then. Thankfully these girls grew tired of bullying me and my last year at that elementary school was uneventful. Bullying can change who you are as a person. It can make you angry and bitter or it can make you more sympathetic to others who have suffered the same fate. I chose the latter. Kathy Hall Oak Creek VillageLearn our languageThis is America, Land of the Free, Home of the Brave. We open our arms to all to live the American Dream. But...learn our language! To the millions of undocumented people living here, working here, getting some of the American dream here, if you want to live here please learn our language. Why should we push #1 for English, why should our politicians learn your language? I got a bee in my bonnet when I heard a newsperson say our new politicians should learn to speak Latino. Why? This is not Mexico or Latin America. This is not a political issue....this is an American issue. Marie Segovis OcalaNew fenceDont you just love the new white fence on the main entrance street? Wonder how much it cost the residents? Each year during the budget meeting the developer will say how hard he and the board members worked to keep the cost down. By the end of the period he will always spend on something that is questionable. Dont you just love it? Ed Hertzler OTOW LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Within the confines of our blissful domicile, an ongoing controversy has all but come to an end. I like it when things are solved and I happen to be right. This time I was right. After all, if it is on TV it must be right! Controversies are not really that bad unless somebody is a sore loser. Nobody likes a whiner or a sore loser. Of course, I have come close many times to be a sore loser. Fortunately, I have chosen to be just a loser. It makes for quietness in the home, if you know what I mean. For as long as the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly have been married the one reoccurring controversy is in the state of chocolate in our home. According to one side, chocolate is bad and shall not be brought into this house. The other side, and I am not stating exactly which side I am on, says the chocolate is delightful and wonderful and should be a regular consumption item in the house. No matter how eloquently I presented my case, the house rules were simply this; no chocolate in our mansion. This has caused me a great deal of pain in trying to smuggle in the delicacy without getting caught. Apparently, someone in our house can smell chocolate 13 blocks down the street. I tried some experimental strategy in this area. On my wifes birthday, I would always get her a chocolate cake with chocolate icing and then have 13 candles on it. For several years, all she could focus on were the 13 candles. I love it when a plan comes together. Finally, she caught on and that plan had to be trashed. One of the busiest times around the parsonage is Thanksgiving. All of the family in the area comes in for a delicious dinner as well as several friends who have nowhere else to go. On these occasions, I go out of my way and order a large chocolate cake with chocolate icing with a miniature turkey on the top. Everybody is focused on that miniature turkey. After a few years someone in the house caught on to my plan, kept the turkey, but threw out everything underneath that turkey. As she was doing so, she looked at me with one of those looks. Back to the drawing board again. I did have some reprieve when the grandchildren were visiting. Everybody knows grandchildren love chocolate and need chocolate to boost their energy level. For some reason, Grandma knew exactly when the children had consumed chocolate of any amount. You do not have chocolate, grandma would scowl at the grandchildren, do you? As all good grandchildren do, they looked at grandma with chocolate all over their phase and said as cute as possible, Oh, no grandma. It took a lot of practice for me to get them to that point of thespian excellence. I usually awarded them with another piece of chocolate, of course behind grandmas back. I cannot tell all of the pain and agony I have gone through in this area of chocolate. Then, some medical research geek solved all of my problems in this area of chocolate. According to some medical research, there is something in dark chocolate that is beneficial to our health. I do not know the details, but that is all I needed to know to bring my case to our home. I knew I had to present this in a manner that would be irresistible to my wife. She is big on healthy eating. Every time we eat there is so much green on my plate that I am not sure if I am eating grass or what! She calls them vegetables; I have other names for them, which cannot be published. Having a wonderful chocolate fantasy Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE10 SCNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 This last winter we have been blessed with lots of rain. We expect this kind of weather to continue because April showers bring May flowers. And, of course, May flowers bring Pilgrims. While singing in the rain on the Alley we take a look at some flowery tales.SurpriseWhile enjoying the nice weather, a man decided to get his wife a dozen roses and surprise her after work. The minute he opened the door, his wife took one look at the flowers in his hand and started screaming. This is the worst day I have ever had! The kids have been terrible. They got in a food fight, the washing machine broke and flooded the place, I burned dinner, and the dog chewed up my best pair of shoes. And now youve got the nerve to come home drunk!How true!A small boy was awakened by a huge crash of thunder. He ran into his parents room, where his father comforted him. Dont be afraid of the thunder, he said. Its just a noise that God makes when someone tells a lie. But why is it thundering now? asked the boy. Its the middle of the night and everyone is sleeping. I know, replied the father. But its about this time that they start to print the newspapers.FlowersAfter the windy rainstorm she walked over to the one single flower, still standing proud and tall, firmly planted in its given space. All the others had been blown away; they would return by next year. For now, her garden was, simply, this aster.RaindropsIt was raining cats and dogs and there were poodles in the street. Joan has a boyfriend who visits her only in stormy weather. Hes her rain beau. What do you send to a sick florist? When the heavy rain hit the stadium during the game, the fans poured out. Weather forecasters thinking is sometimes clouded. The sign read, Whether today, rainy and humid. That was the worst spell of weather Ive ever seen. To a cab driver, a rainy day means fare weather. She was only a florists daughter but she was potted all the time. When it rains chickens and ducks, its fowl weather. Eve showed up one morning wearing flowers instead of a fig leaf. She was one of the first women to Looking ahead to when April showers bring May flowers wear bloomers. It can rain money when there is change in the weather. Botanists have developed a vegetable that eliminates the need to brush your teeth. Its called bristle sprouts.Going to the dogsThe teacher explained, quite a number of plants and flowers have the prefix dog. For instance, the dog rose and the dog violet are well known. Can you name another? There was silence, and then a boy called out, proud of his knowledge, collieflower. Heads upTwo bees ran into each other. One asked the other how things were going. Bad, said the second bee. The weather has been wet and there arent any flowers or pollen, so I cant make any honey. No problem, said the first bee. Just fly down five blocks until you see all the cars. Theres a Bar Mitzvah going on and there are all kinds of fresh flowers. Thanks for the tip, said the second bee, as she flew away. When the bees ran into each other again the first bee asked, Howd it go? Fine, said the second bee. Uh, whats that thing on your head? asked the first bee. Thats my yarmulke, said the second bee, I didnt want them to think I was a wasp.Watered-down readingA Williston couple has a creek that runs across their property. The wife spends most of her time working on the creek banks, planting flowers, fertilizing, and then keeping the banks clean, because if theres anything she likes, its to weed a good brook. Of course, she also reads that popular monthly magazine, Weeders Digest.Swamped with good luckA couple months ago Tony entered a contest and won a few acres of low land near the Everglades. Right after that he won a $950,000 house, so naturally he built it on his new land. Just after he moved there, as he sat on the porch watching the rain and listening to the thunder, it all started to sink in. Pun Alley Dick Frank Friday, March 28: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Nashville Recording Artist Willie Crisel 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Hall. Saturday, March ch 29: Stuff Cabbage Dinner $7, Entertainment Kenny Jackson Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Social Quarters. Sunday, March 30: Nascar Sunday with a potluck from 3 to 5 p.m., lodge will provide Sloppy Joes Monday, March 31: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Wings Basket 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Open Darts 5:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 2: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., 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, April 4: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Randy Stanley 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the 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 March ion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St. Phone 352-854-2200. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000Hr1n 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 4/15/14 G O LF B U RG ER & B E ER $ 4 3 P E R P E RS ON G O LF B U RG ER & B E ER G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 43 P ER P ERSON $ 43 P ER P ERSON Plus Tax (4 or more players) I knew I had to make the initial presentation a great presentation. Chocolate just would not do and I needed to come up with some kind of medical name. Then it suddenly struck me. I knew exactly how I could present it. I purchased some special chocolate, dark chocolate that is, to bring home and make the presentation. As soon as I got into the house, the question reverberated throughout the halls. You do not have chocolate, do you? It was the question I was waiting for. I have heard this question for as long as we have been married. I never knew quite how to deal with that question, until now. No, my dear, I said parsing my words very carefully, this is Medical Chocolate. I presented it to her with the biggest smile I could slap on my face. Before she could respond to that presentation, I began explaining to her all of the medical and health benefits to chocolate. I quoted the doctor who claimed chocolate had some mysterious and wonderful medicinal properties unnoticed before now. It is hard to argue with a doctor even one on TV. Before she could respond, I presented her with a piece of this ravishingly delicious dark chocolate. I was rather proud of myself and I was reminded of what old King Solomon said in the Old Testament. Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou? (Ecclesiastes 8:4). Not every word is good and trustworthy; but every word of God can be trusted and has the power to lift me up into the heavens and delightful worship and praise.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christ Church of Marion CountyFriday, March 28: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29: Metro Crime Prevention, Luncheon and Seminar, noon. Sunday, March 30: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Joy Night, 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 2; Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3: Praise amd Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Friday, April 4: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, March 30: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with staffed nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Sanctuary Choir practice begins at 4 p.m.; evening worship begins at 6 p.m. with study in the book of Hebrews. Visitors are always welcome to worship with us and to attend all other scheduled services. Come and join us as we welcome our new Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers. Sunday, March 30 is National Friends Day at churches across the U.S. We encourage all our members, as well as members of all churches, to invite family members, neighbors, and acquaintances who are not connected to another church to come and join us for a blessed time of worship and refreshments afterward. Lets make this a day when we fill our churches with those who have not discovered how important and what a wonderful experience attending church can be. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m., all visitors are welcome. Wednesday, April 2: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. studying Prayer taught by Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers; Youth activities begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5: Ladies come and enjoy a great time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal at the SWCC ladies Mini-Retreat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food, music, a craft and more. If you have questions or just want to learn about Angels, this retreat is for you. Please RSVP to Lucy Lieber at 352-620-8058 by Sunday, March 30. Sunday, April 13: On Palm Sunday, our Sanctuary Choir and drama team, under the direction of Peter Bunch, Music Minister, will present our Easter musical at 6 p.m. This years musical is titled, On A Hill Too Far Away, and is a story that is powerful and convicting, which challenges us to put the Cross of Christ back into the center of our lives. For the Cross is central to our Christian faith, it cannot be explained away, it cannot be ignored, it cannot be stripped of its cruelty and shame, the cross cannot and will not be denied. The way of the cross leads us home. You are invited to come and share with us this wonderful and marvelous musical story. 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. Southwest Christian Church is at 9045 SW 60th Ave. (South off State Road 200), Ocala 34476, phone 352861-9080.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church March 30 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown is studying, The Reign of David Sweet Psalmist of Israel, and our Home Builders/Young Adults class, taught by Dan Rushing, is studying, Building Against the Odds A Study of Nehemiah, The Auditorium Class is taught by Bill Wallett. In the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Written In Red. Our Pastor Randall Brown, will bring a challenging message from the Word of God. Sunday evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 SW 105th St., off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.St. Jude CatholicAnthonys Attic, our venue for used items, continues to be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. It is located on the north side of the building for your shopping convenience. Stations of the Cross will take place every Friday during Lent at 8:30 a.m. in English through April 11 and at 7 p.m. in Spanish through April 18. Fish Dinners at St. Jude: St. Jude Catholic Community holds Lenten fish dinners on Fridays through April 11, the dinners will be served from 4:30 to 6. The menu is baked or fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter and dessert. Ticket cost (not including beverage) is $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12 and may be purchased at the door. Takeouts will be available as usual. All are invited to come and enjoy a good meal and fellowship. St. Jude Catholic Community is at 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks. Crossroads ChurchSunday: Morning Services 9 and 11 a.m. Kids Church 9 and 11 a.m. Spanish Service 1 p.m. Bible Alive Bible Study 6 p.m. Tuesday: Intercessory Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday: Family Training Hour 7 p.m. Crossroads Student Ministries 7 p.m. Boys and Girls Clubs 7 p.m. Thursday: Spanish Bible Study 7 p.m. Crossroads Childcare Center: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ELC approved, Bilingual staff Crossroads Church, 8070 SW 60th Ave., Ocala Phone 352-291-2080, www.crossroadscog.netFirst CongregationalPainting The Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith is the topic of this years Lenten Series at First Congregational Church, which will be held in the Enrichment Center (7171 SW State Road 200), Wednesdays at noon to April 9. Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. The DVD series features more than a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers who will guide us through a journey of discovery that we are not separate from the creativity that produced us. Following the discussion, a light lunch will be served.Peace LutheranPeace Lutheran Church at 7201 South Highway 41, five miles north of Dunnellon, is beginning the celebration of the season of Lent which leads us through Holy Week to Easter. This year Pastor McKee is using The Lords Prayer as the midweek and Holy Week theme. The Wednesday services will be at noon, preceded by Bible Study at 10 a.m., and pot-luck lunch at 11:15 a.m. Future topics will be: April 2, noon, Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, John 9:1, 13, 34 April 9, noon, Forgive Us Our Trespasses . John 11:1 April 17, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, Lead Us Not Religion into Temptation, Luke 22:39 April 18, 7 p.m., Good Friday, Deliver Us from Evil, Luke 23:46 The Easter Sunday celebration service, on April 20, will be at 10 a.m. The family of Peace Lutheran Church, The Church on the Hill, welcomes Dunnellon and surrounding communities to join them for all of the services, to fellowship, and to focus on the events leading up to the Last Supper, Christs betrayal, arrest, crucifixion, burial, and finally, His triumphant Easter morning resurrection. For details, contact the church office at 352-4895881, visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or visit on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace41-40. Bible Baptist ChurchBible Baptist Church has expanded its ministry and now has two campuses to worship Jesus in, according to David Lambert, Pastor. The Southeast Campus is at 3401 SE Lake Weir Ave., phone 352-622-8750: Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Childrens Church: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Choir Practice 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. The Southwest Campus is at 7651 SW State Road 200 in Circle Square Plaza.: Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m. Sunday Evening 6 p.m. Our website is: Biblebaptistocala.comJoy Lutheran ChurchOn April 2, Jayne Elspermann, principal of West Port High School, will speak on Caring for the Children. On the last Wednesday, April 9, a Stephen Minister will speak on Caring for Each Other. The theme for the Sunday worship services (8:15 and 11 a.m.) during Lent, Pastor Edward L. Holloway, Jr. will relate his message to the gospel lessons on such subjects as), Invited (3/16), Understood (3/23), Healed (3/30), and Raised (4/6). All are welcome to attend these services. Joy Evangelical Lutheran Church is located on SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information contact the church office at 352-854-4509 ext.221.Temple Bnai DaromTemple Bnai Darom will be holding a Passover Seder at the Temple, 49 Banyan Course, Ocala on Monday night, April 14 at 6. A traditional Seder service will be conducted by our spiritual leader, Rabbi Harold Jaye followed by a full seder dinner. Choice of main course will be brisket or chicken. Cost per person is $28.50. For reservations or information call Elaine at 352-789-5617 or Anne at 352-245-1212. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE27 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 000HQPT Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Class 4 Therapeutic Laser N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Putting yourself in someone elses shoes isnt easy for you. But if you do it, youll gain a better perspective of what you need to do to achieve your goals. Be open to new ideas. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) There are still some problems you might have to deal with before moving on to your next project. Its good to accept help from those who share your objectives. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its time to recognize the difference between those who are truly concerned for you and those who simply plan to use your good nature to their advantage. New ideas become increasingly attractive. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Depending on a promise made becoming a promise kept could be more than a mite unwise at this time. Its best to proceed on your own rather than wait for aid that might never arrive. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A recently revitalized relationship might not be quite what the Big Cat expected. But give yourself more time to deal with the changes. A little flexibility can go a long way. Good luck. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A major change could prompt more adjustments. Some of them might be difficult to deal with at first. But hang in there, and before you know it, youll be coasting to your next goal. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Your sense of justice prompts you to speak out against an unfair situation, even if you seem to be the only one who feels that way. But you soon learn that many others agree with you. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Creating a fuss is not usually your style. But that doesnt mean you should tolerate an illmannered attitude. Speak up for yourself, and youll earn the respect of others. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You might have a few loose ends to tie up before you can stamp your project as complete. But once thats done, you might want to celebrate with someone special. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Disappointment darkens the Goats mood. But close friends rally to pull you through with words of encouragement. Use their confidence in you to rebuild your own selfesteem. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An upcoming decision might be more difficult with inaccurate information. Best to recheck the data you have right now to be sure it wont mislead you later. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) An offer you previously turned down might no longer be available. But if you do some checking around, you could find something else that would suit you fine. Dear Readers, I have had such an interesting week here in Oak Run. There were tears as I attended the Veterans meeting and listened to the incredible story from speaker Jay Carmichael, a prisoner during World War II (Battle of the Bulge). I was moved by the candle lighting to this years deceased veterans. I also had the privilege of meeting three other survivors of this famous battle; Harry Kirby (Oak Run), Carmel Whetzel (prisoner, escaped and recaptured) and Clarence Buckman (present President of Chapter 48 Battle of the Bulge.). Thank you to all veterans who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. On a lighter note I spent an hour at a rehearsal for PACORs Rexs Exes a comedy. The play opens with some very funny lines and I had a good laugh. I also have to say this is a dedicated, hard working group committed to entertaining us. Dont forget to get your tickets. I have mine. LauraBocce tournamentThe Bocce Tournament will be held on Friday, April 4 at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is Saturday, April 5. The top 32 players with 60 percent play dates will be eligible to participate. We will also have a list of backup players. Come on out to play or watch the players, while enjoying coffee and donuts. This sounds like a fun time and who can turn down coffee and donuts. The dinner dance will be on Sunday, April 27 at the Orchid Club at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each with a turkey dinner catered by Bob Evans. See or call your Captain for tickets, which can be paid by cash or check.Ballroom Dance ClubPlease note correction from committee. Club membership is $6 per year, but only the dances with music provided by one of our members will be free to members. When we have to hire a band or DJ for the occasion there will be a minimal charge for members as well as their guests.Royal Oaks Womens 18 hole golfThis columnist does not think a little unpleasant weather will keep these gals from playing! On Tuesday, March 18, the weather tried to keep the R.O. Womens 18-hole golf from playing but the ladies started out and the weather improved and provided a pleasant day. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 1st Flight: 1-Chris Orndorff, 2 (tie)Sylvia Zappia and Jan Tennant 2nd Flight: 1-Roseann Lavacca, 2-Judy Klein 3rd Flight: 1-Salita Timmermeyer, 2-Ginger Drake Closest to the pin: Lynn Houghton Way to go, winners!ROLN golfOn March 13, the game was Par 4s Only. First Place: Vange Bell; Second Place: Joyce Madill. Vange Bell got a birdie on 16 and closest to the pin. On March 20, the game was Crystal Ball. Flight A First Place: Kim Hessel; Second Place: Sally Crass and Diana Schmidt (tied). Flight B First Place: Sue Conner; Second Place: Joan Scholl and Carol Foltynewicz (tied). Joan Scholl had a chip-in on #10. Rae Stover was closest to the pin on #16.Neighborhood partyA reminder the Hillside Neighborhood East and West potluck will be held tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 the Orchid Club. Sign in noon to 12:30, Potluck 12:30 to 2 p.m. Clean-up 2 to 3 p.m. Bring your own drinks, dont forget your passing dish. A small donation at the door would be appreciated to cover incidental expenses. Not too late to call Al and Sue at 352-484-0718 or Richard and Millie at 352-369-9908 if you forgot about attending.Do You RememberTune in to Len Teitlers Do You Remember, narrated by Anna Boodee featuring the May 5, 2010 Jewish Social Club Cabaret Night, with Lori Forman, following F Y I daily from March 28 to April 4 Thank you Len for all you do.St. Patricks Day TournamentOn March 14, the Royal Oaks Mens Golf Association conducted its annual St Patricks day Tournament. It was a one-day event with four-man teams competing. Winners were determined by teams accumulating the most points as follows: White Flight winners: Ron Tennant, Bill Steiger Al Auriemma, Tom Ducz Score 69 points Second Place: Ron Catapano, Dale Wurzburger, John DeSalvo, Jim Hessel Score 60 points Third Place: Dave Dawson, Ron Kowalewski, Ralph Lavacca, Jim Orndorff Score 57 points Senior Flight winners: Virgil Hein, Jan Flickinger, Ray Hagerman, Richard Spano Score 62 points Second Place: Sam Sample, Ray Thomas, Chuck Engel, Steve Casner Score 57 points Third Place: John Wargo, Jim Kennedy, Art Pruneau, Blind Score 56 points. After a chilly morning it warmed up nicely. Following golf the players enjoyed a buffet lunch served by Royal Oaks Restaurant. Thanks to John DeSalvo, Hal Loomis, and Emmett Dowling for hosting this event. A chilly morning does not stop the Royal Oaks golfers. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Ambassador newsFourth Passport Show: April 12, at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove Club. Ticket sales, Monday, March 31, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. For ticket requests after Monday, March 31, call Carol Forgette, 352-873-3074. The Gordy and Debbie Show: Gordy and Debbie perform an upbeat variety of country, 50s and 60s, gospel, and patriotic music splashed with a little comedy tailored to please audiences of all ages. This show incorporates video throughout the performance to make it a very visual experience. With state of the art sound, they bring the Branson show experience to our stage. See why they were named the favorite Branson Duo of the Year 2012. Easter Parade Dance: Saturday, April 19, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. Music by Music For All Occasions. Ticket sales Monday, April 7, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 per person. For ticket requests after April 7, call Carol Forgette, 352873-3074. Oak Run residents and their guests only. Make all checks payable to ORHA please, no cash. All your gardeners the following event sounds like a good way to spend an hour or so and pick up some plants. It sounds like fun even if you dont do gardening. I plan on stopping by. Laura Oak Run Garden Club The Oak Run Garden Club invites all Oak Run residents to The Farmers Market/Plant Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. There will be plants, fresh produce, numerous crafters, baked goods and sandwiches for sale. This is the annual fund raiser for our College of Central Florida Horticulture Scholarship. The next meeting of the Garden Club of Oak Run is Wednesday, April 2 at the Orchid Club beginning at 9 a.m. with the business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Our guest speaker is Guda Taylor of Taylor Nurseries and she will be presenting a program on spring flowers and also will have flowers for sale. Our Field Trip is April 9 departing at 9:15 a.m. on a Singing River Tour of the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers. Fee for the boat tour is $15. We will have lunch at the Blue Gator in Dunnellon on your own. Reservations must be prepaid at the April 2 meeting in order to know how many boats we will need for this trip. Plan to attend our next meeting and see what our club has to offer. We have friendly members, interesting programs, prize drawings, delicious refreshments and fun field trips!Library FriendsOak Run Friends of the Library will meet on Friday, April 4, at 1 p.m., for the second meeting of the year. The guest speaker will be Karen Hill from the Marion County Literacy Council. The Literacy Council has literacy classes, GED prep courses, and teaches English as a second language. The Literacy Council also works tirelessly to promote reading. If you havent visited the Oak Run Library lately or are new to Oak Run, come and see the wonderful selection of books regular hard cover, large print, and paperback books. New books are purchased on a regular basis, and, of course, donations of current books are always welcome. Library cards are free and you can check out books for two weeks at a time. Several years ago, one of our local columnists wrote a glowing column about the Oak Run library. The library is staffed with trained volunteers, and you are encouraged to ask the librarian for an application form to become a librarian. The library hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Friday and 9 to noon on Saturdays. Come and visit, check out books or other materials, and make new friends.Oak Run travelWe have two seats available due to cancellation on Pink Brochure Trip 25, Mid-Week Getaway to Fort Myers. On this trip you will see The Music Man at the Broadway Palms Dinner Theatre plus gaming oat the Seminole Casino-Immokalee. Staying overnight at the Hyatt Palace and following a hot breakfast buffet you will have the opportunity for more gaming at the Tampa Hard Rock casino on the way back to Oak Run. Call Connie Smith to get these two tickets. Reminders: Ticket Sales for trips in the new Blue Brochure have begun. On Saturday, the 29th at the Island Club, we will sell the Cedar Key Seafood Festival as well as Christmas at the Gaylord Palms. Refer to the back page of the Blue Brochure for the list of trips and when they are sold in April. Dont forget the Bermuda Cruise in August and the Western Caribbean-Panama Cruise in November. Call John Casabianca for both of these trips but hurry, the prices are going up on the Bermuda trip. A special thanks to those residents who have responded to the Future Trips page in the Blue Brochure. We are already making plans for the next brochure this coming fall so if you have any thoughts on those ideas or new ideas of your own please contact Jim Waddell or any of our Trip Coordinators. PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE15 April 19, the fee will increase to $30. Participants can register during the day of the run, but the fee will be $35 and no free T-Shirt will be given away. For information, visit www.active.com, like us on Facebook Dunnellon Jail Break 5K, or call 352-4658510.Country western dance setThe Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Country Western Dinner Dance featuring an encore performance by the Country Sunshine Band. The dance will be held May 3, 2014 in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. The evening includes a country style dinner, cash bar, 50/50, basket raffles and a door prize. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the church office, from the Knights or by calling 352-489-6221 for tickets/table reservations. Yoga in Sholom ParkThe outdoor season of yoga begins at 9 a.m. and will continue on the first Saturday of the month for 7 months. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-8547950.Monday, May 5 Savannah, Charleston tripHave you been wanting to see the sites in Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, but didnt want to drive? Well, sit back, relax and enjoy a bus trip with your friends from First Congregational Church. The trip dates are May 5 to May 8 with accommodations in the Historic District of Savannah at the Holiday Inn Express. River Street, Savannahs famed squares and restaurants are convenient and within walking distance. The cost includes the bus; three-nights accommodations, including buffet breakfast; a one-day tour of Savannah and a one-day tour of downtown Charleston. To reserve your spot and get pricing information, call Gen at 352-873-3377, or Janet at 352-237-2309.Saturday, May 10 Health Fair scheduledThe Florida Department of Health in Marion County invites Marion County residents and visitors to the Passport to Health community health fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, 1801 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala. Admission is free. More than 40 health and community support agencies will provide information and activities at the health fair, in addition to health department activities and services, including: Blood pressure, glucose, vision and hearing screening Fun walk Childhood immunizations Prize drawings and games Rapid HIV tests Clowns and face painting Activities for children and displays of fire, rescue and emergency management equipment will make the event enjoyable for people of all ages. For information on the Passport to Health community health fair call the Department at 352-629-0137. The Department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 24 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com SHINE seeks volunteers to help senior citizensDo you have time to donate to seniors and those with disabilities? SHINE, a volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, is looking for volunteers in Marion, Citrus and Hernando counties. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is not for the working person. This program requires the dedication of about 16 hours per month, mostly during workday hours, and more at certain times of the year. Training is three full days in length, followed by mentoring sessions with trained volunteers. SHINE is about helping clients make the best Medicare healthcare choices for their budget and needs. SHINE is completely unbiased, and free of charge to the public. 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NEW STORE IN JASMINE PLAZA 6160 SW Hw y. 200, Ocala, 509-4983 Captain Morgan 1.75 Reg. $22.99 NOW $20.99 Smirnoff 1.75 Reg. $22.99 NOW $19.99 Silver Patron 375ml Reg. $26.99 NOW 2 FOR $39.99 Popov V odka 1.75 Reg. $15.49 NOW $13.99 Crown Royal 1.75 Reg. $45.99 NOW $40.99 Crown Royal 750 Reg. $23.99 NOW $20.99 HUGE SELECTION OF BEER, LIQUOR AND WINE 000HNL9 MISSIONS CONFERENCE 2014 April 4, 5, and 6 Join us as we find the answers. Friday, 4/4 6:45 pm John Holloway Florida Baptist Convention Saturday, 4/5 Service 6:45 pm with Pete Menendez Marion Baptist Association Sunday 4/6 Service 8:30 am 12:00 pm Great Missionaries to speak 6:00 pm Service Missions Panel Q & A There will be a MISSIONS F AIR each day to celebrate mission opportunities. Friday 3:00 4:30 pm, Saturday 2:00 4:30 pm Sunday 8:30 am 1:00 pm First Baptist Church Dunnellon 20831 Powell Rd, Dunnellon 352-489-2730 000HI3G 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 V alid through Mar. 31, 2014. Must present coupon. Offer may not be utilized with other offers. T ee times may be 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 Wi thout Lunch $32 00 +tax AFTER 1:00PM (Deli sandwich, chips, and soft drink) $29 00 +tax Includes Lunch Wi thout Lunch 000HRAB R&L Auto Detailing Call for Appt. 875-6484 6895 SW Hwy. 200 4 Miles West of I-75 ... because your car deserves better. Reg. $ 39 95 SPRING SPECIAL: HAND WASH & WAX WORLD CLASS SERVICE SINCE Includes Windows, Vacuum Carpets, Wheel Treatment, Tire Shine & Door Jams GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 00 0H PV N 000HRPQ Massage Therapy Manual L ymphatic Drainage at Jasmine Plaza 30 min. $ 25 60 min. $40 90 min. $60 By appointment only 352-620-4298 Lic. Massage Therapist Penny Chester -Reilly Lic. #MM31909

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HSHU Sunday, April 20 Crossroads United Easter serviceWe are looking forward to celebrating Easter this year, and have reserved a meeting place at the ballroom in the Hilton Hotel at 3600 SW 36th Ave., Ocala for this joyous occasion. Plan on joining us Sunday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. for our United Easter Service. Spanish translation will be made available and nurseries are provided.Saturday, April 26 Rummage sale at Peace LutheranThe annual rummage sale at Peace Lutheran Church will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no early sales. The ladies of the Peace chapter of the Lutheran Womens Missionary League will be working all week to sort and price the vast number of sale items which have been donated by members. Shoppers will find many unusual items at amazing bargain prices. The Peace Lutheran Mens Club will be assisting and will make hot dogs, chips and soft drinks available the day of the sale. Peace Lutheran Church, The Church On The Hill, is at 7201 S. Highway 41, five miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For more information call the church, 352489-5881 or visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or see us on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace4140. Sunday, April 27 German American picnic setThe German American Club of Marion County will host a picnic on Sunday, April 27, at noon, in Coehadjoe Park. Bratwurst and Polish sausage will be prepared by club members and served buffet style. Please bring a dish to share and your own snacks. Music will be provided by Bavarian Oskar. Tickets purchased before the picnic are $7 per member or $10 per non-member. Tickets purchased on the day of the picnic are $9 per member or $12 per non-member. For tickets, call Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207.Friday, May 2 The SPCAs Gone Bunco Were calling all bunco guys and gals to join us at our fundraiser called The SPCA of Marion Countys Gone Bunco. This event will be held on Friday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Klein Conference Center at the College of Central Florida on Southwest College Road. It will be a fun evening of games, prizes and raffles of valuable items. Hors doeuvres and beverages will be served. Tickets are $30 per person. A group can reserve a table of eight, or you can come with a friend and make new ones. During the evening you will learn more about our organization and the animals weve helped over the years. To order tickets, please call 352-362-8513. We thank all our friends and neighbors to support us on this special evening, just as you do all year long. Saturday, May 3 Jail Break 5K run/walk slatedThe Dunnellon Police Department, in partnership with BTY Fitness, will host the inaugural Dunnellon Jail Break 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3. The event will begin at Datesman Park at 12050 S. Ohio St. The event will benefit Special Olympics Florida. This 5K will wind through unique multi-terrain trails as well as city streets. Running clubs and enthusiasts as well as the novice runner/walker are able to participate. Costumes are encouraged as well. To register, visit www.active.com. Pre-registered participants will receive a Dunnellon Jailbreak 5K logo drawstring bag and race shirt, along with other goodies. Entry fee is $25; however, from April 1 to CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE25 www.chronicleonline.com/homeoutdoorliving April 5, 2014 | 10am-4pm Citrus County Auditorium | Inverness, FL ( Hwy. 41 S. next to Airport) Come out and meet vendors, great specials & discounts, cash and carry items available. DONT MISS IT! 000HQOU Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING Absolute Air Air FX Inc. Blackshears II Aluminum Carports & More Conner Home Solutions Dans Fan City DMT Cabinets Dream Kitchens Hondcu Countertops Lowes Inverness Meeks Water Treatment Naturecoast RV RJ Roofing Senica Air Suncoast Plumbing Sunshine Nursery Taylor Rental Crystal River West Coast Flooring Will Construction Make Your House a Dream Home Over 40 Door Prizes Each Valued $50 or more PEST CONTROL Receive a Special Bag of Goodies. Refreshments Door Prizes Florida Friendly Landscaping Garden Club Orchid Lovers Club Community Emergency Response Team First 100 Attendees Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING The Latest & Greatest in Home Improvement, Decor, Furnishings & More Kids Activities provided by DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? BACKYARD MAKEOVER? VOTE UNTIL APRIL 5 | NOON Special Thanks to our Backyard Makeover Sponsors $ 10,000 www.chronicleonline.com/backyardmakeover

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteer boat captains to patrol the Rainbow River. Are you looking for something challenging to do this summer? If so, Rainbow Springs State Park River Patrol is looking for you. Do you like to boat, like people and enjoy helping others? Then you may want to become a boat captain and help preserve the beauty of the headsprings. This volunteer position requires that you be able to handle a 16-foot pontoon boat with an electric motor. You must be willing to learn, take an online boating safety course and use simple radio communications. A minimum of two hours on Friday, Saturday or Sunday starting in April through October is all it takes to be a volunteer boat captain. You will be required to become a member of the Friends of Rainbow Springs for insurance purposes. For more information contact volunteer Linda Smith at linds0736@gmail.com. ToFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com THE ROUND HOUSE By Louise Erdrich In The Round House an isolated assault and rape destroys the domestic harmony of a nuclear Indian family living on a reservation and reflects the failure of the US legal system to protect all its citizens. Narrated exclusively by 13-year-old Joe Coutts, whose beautiful mother Geraldine was the victim and is traumatized for much of the novel, his is a comingof-age story in which a child assumes the burden of solving a violent crime. At issue is whether the rape occurred on Indian or federal land and whether the suspect was Indian or non-native. If the latter he cannot be prosecuted. One in three native women will report rape and 86 percent of the accused will be non-native men who will almost certainly get away with their crime. In the beginning young Joe is not working alone to find his mothers assailant. His father, a tribal judge, tackles voluminous files in his office. Antone Bazil Coutts had become convinced that somewhere within his bench briefs, memos, summaries, and decisions lay the identity of the man whose act had nearly severed my mothers spirit from her body. He is soon discouraged, though, and turns his attention to nursing his wife back to health. Erdrich foreshadows the decision in the opening chapter where father and son together pry rootlings from their houses foundation. Then, Joe says, My father stood, stretching his sore back. Thats enough, he says, though he was usually a perfectionist. I was unwilling to stop, however. With his three best buddies, Joe bikes around the reservation, spying on suspects, even a Catholic priest. In trying to track down his mothers attacker Joe is also seeking answerswhat makes a person violent and how should society treat violent people? Minor characters like Moosham offer comic relief to such a serious subject. And the sacred round house is both a crime scene and a metaphorical shelter. I would not label this an easy novel but the reading experience is worthwhile. Reading The Round House can be worthwhile Bookmark Pat Wellington Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com plates but in what ever you decide to eat out of. If you have a mess kit; an old bowl; a dishthat will hold this meal; you must bring that along. Of course you should bring a spoon too because eating Hobo Stew with your fingers could be a little embarrassing. You think Im kidding but Im not. So get your can to the office and see Geri for a ticket. If you prefer; you can just buy a ticket from her for $1 but either way; Geri needs to see your can or a dollar ASAP. There will a contest for the best costume; raffles and 50/50 drawings along with all the great music provided by our own Rich Becotte. This is going to be a real Hobo Ball; dont miss out.Derby DayGet out your favorite bonnet because on May 5, it will be Derby Day at Cherrywood again. Well be judging ladies hats; sharing traditional libations; watching the horses at Churchill Downs; and running our Cherrywood Horse Race. Well put up the big screen so everyone can watch the race and we have many other activities to put us in the mood. Mark your calendar and reserve that date for the fastest minutes in sport. If your group would like to purchase a race horse for the Cherrywood Horse Races, just stop by and see Geri. Protect your privacyIdentity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in our country. Protect yourself by shredding all your personal documents. To help you do this, on May 9 from 1 until 3 in the afternoon we will have a shredding service at the clubhouse to help you get rid of all the papers that have your personal information on them. This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those checks and other financial statements among other papers. Keep watching this column for more information.From Your ReporterSticker shock has struck again to us seniors. This time it isnt on a car but rather at the grocery store. Food costs have dramatically increased because of droughts or some other excuse. The latest reason Ive heard is that the corn is being used in our gasoline so theres less feed for the animals. The price of gas here in Ocala is on average; 8 to 15 cents higher per gallon than the national average. Apparently the shortage of corn is effecting the ethanol production too. Either that or trucks that deliver the fuel for our cars must drive an extra hour or so from Gainesville where gas is considerably cheaper. Unfortunately, neither the cost of fuel or food is figured into the national Cost Of Living Index so dont expect a jump in your social security checks any time soon. As usual, we will just have to bite the proverbial bullet. On a brighter side, while the cost of food and fuel continue to move upwards; this week has shown me that the cost of loving is pretty much the same as ever. Im speaking about my daughter Kim and her husband Larry who came into town for a visit. About a year and a half ago, both Kim and Larry were involved in a motorcycle accident that injured him and nearly killed her. For more than a month it was touch and go as to whether she would survive and even longer to asses the damage caused by her traumatic head injury. This week her Mom and I were able to put our arms around her and Larry and say a prayer of thanks for their survival and her continued recovery. We were again reminded about the things that are important in this world; not the cost of living but much more; the priceless joy of loving. Hugs dont cost anything; give them freely and often. Let your loved ones know you care.If you have a suggestion; idea or comment about this column; please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Its always good to hear from you. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 John Everloves daughter Kim and her husband, Larry. The goals we planned on reaching during our younger years didnt all reach fruition. Instead we learned to enjoy the ones that did and accept that maybe we were reaching too high on the others. Now, in our later years, maybe instead of goals we can practice new habits. We have the time to practice new habits that can bring us more happiness. One way might be learning how to be more mindful. Instead of being easily distracted, we can try to become more aware of our surroundings and feel grateful for our lives. Instead of bringing up children, earning a living, and other worthwhile goals, we now can take up a hobby that given us satisfaction and brings a purpose to our lives. Lets invest our energy in practicing new habits that will make us and those around us happier. Volunteering our time and/or knowledge to others helps many people enjoy their life. Some of us projected our happiness into the future. Well, if the future isnt now, when is it? Lets choose to be happy with the life we are now living. After all, happiness is known to increase life span.Folk Festival Food, dancing and live entertainment will be enjoyed at the Folk Festival on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons on Saturday, April 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. It is a free event! Enjoy an evening filled with Folk history and admiring professional Folk dancers perform cultural and historic dances. There will be live musical entertainment by Kathleen Kane and The Wynd Breakers, a multitalented versatile Folk band. The fun doesnt stop there. There will be live Folk demonstrations of spinning wool, wood carving and a showcase of antiques, novelty crafts and so much more. It would not be a festival without food! While walking around chow down on various foods such as BBQ, funnel cakes, sausages, kettle corn, cotton candy and more. A Folk Festival isnt a Folk Festival without food, music and dancing and we will have all those at your fingertips. Circle Square Commons Town Square is at 8405 SW 80th St. in Ocala.Theatre GroupThis is your last chance to see Something Old, Something New tonight, Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m., on stage, in the Recreation Ballroom and also, tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m. Its worth $8 for better seats and $6 for general seating to see members of this community, live, singing and acting to make you laugh. Come to the door at 6.30 or 2.30 on Sunday and we will be happy to seat you. If you have any questions call Anne at 352-7320706.OTOW Lions ClubApril 25 is the second annual Recycled Trashy Fashion Show. It is going to be one big night of Fashions from some very beautiful models. These fashions are made from recyclable items. You also can enjoy a special performance by Ocalas Dancing with the Drs, Dr. Justin Ferns. The tickets are $15 per person and they are sold Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 10 a.m. in the H and R Ballroom. For further information call Wendy Phillips at 352-861-0820. All funds raised will be used to help the less fortunate in our community and the entities we support.June Roberta can be reached at 352237-9208 or at jroberta@cfl.rr.com. Folk festival coming to commons OTOW June Roberta Rainbow Springs seeks volunteer river boat captains 2013 2013 2013 2013 000HIZG 3 ROOMS & 1 HALLWAY $ 79 95* EXPIRES 3/31/14 Chair Or Recliner Cleaned with purchase of a couch & loveseat. 352-401-1966 From start to satisfaction. SPRING IS COMING... Get a head start on your Spring Cleaning! EXPIRES 3/31/14 CLEANING SPECIAL ANY CLEANING SERVICE OVER $100 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 EXPIRES 3/31/14 *Must meet minimum charge. Restrictions apply. UPHOLSTERY SPECIAL FREE 000HQTZ 000HR1T 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 4/4/14 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 4/4/14 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. 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and activists on the juvenile justice committee of Awake Marion when the Friday Forum of Marion County next meets April 11, at 11:30 a.m. at Buffet City, State Road 200 and MLK Jr., Blvd. While intended to reduce drugs and violence in our schools, zero tolerance polices have resulted in sometimes absurdly unfair consequences for minor infractions, with minority children especially targeted according to Ray Seaman, online director of Progress Florida, who will moderate. Confirmed panelists include retired educator Nancy Noonan and former Marion County NAACP president Whitfield Jenkins, both members of Awake Marions juvenile justice committee. The nonpartisan speaker/luncheon series, open to all, meets on the second Friday of each month to engage in civil community dialogue a bout important issues affecting Marion County. The $10 charge, payable directly to the restaurant, includes the buffet, tax, tip and a drink. For more information and to RSVP please email FridayForumofMarionCounty@gmail.com or telephone Delphine Herbert at 352-873-9970 or Jan Lentz at 352-425-6219.Saturday, April 12 SummerGlen yard saleSummerGlen is having a community yard sale on Saturday, April 12, open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Benefit for Therapeutic groupJoin the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association as we dance away the winter Blahs at a Beach Party with music from the 50s through the British Invasion. Not only will there be dinner and dancing to the band 3 For the Road, a regular band at the Villages, we have added a comedy show by the Villages Theatre Company to entertain you. On Saturday, April 12, the Beach Party will be held at the South MarionVillages Elks Lodge 2730, 7655 East Highway 25, Belleview starting at 5 p.m. with a happy hour followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and entertainment to follow. Tickets for a 60s vintage buffet along with an evening of fun-filled entertainment are just $ 25 per person. Tickets are available on the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) website, www.mariontherapeuticriding association.org or by calling the MTRA office at 352-732-7300.Breakfast at Ocala WestA community-wide breakfast sponsored by the OWUMC Mens Club, including all you care to eat, many items, still a bargain at only $5, will be Saturday,April 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala. For information call 352-854-9550.Corporate Run for the SpringsMarion County is home to Silver and Rainbow Springs, two of the worlds largest and most famous artesian springs, along with Silver Glen and many others. Our natural springs, lakes and rivers make Marion County a beautifully unique place to live, work and play. Since we use this same water for drinking and other daily activities, we all play a role in keeping our water clean. The second annual Corporate Run for the Springs will celebrate our community while raising awareness about steps that individuals and businesses can take to protect our water resources. The event will be Saturday, April 12, at the McPherson complex on Southeast 25th Avenue. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race is at 8 a.m. Family events start after the race. Grab your coworkers and join us for this familyfriendly, 5K event. Enjoy live music, great food and a childrens area with craft stations, a bounce house and more! Prizes will be awarded to the fastest teams and individuals. An overall Corporate Cup will be awarded to the team with the fastest three runners, and Industry Awards will be presented to the fastest companies in various business sectors. Whether running or walking, this event is an opportunity to increase team camaraderie, fire up that competitive spirit and learn more about our local water resources. To learn more about sponsoring or registering for the Second Annual Corporate Run for the Springs, visit www.marioncountyfl.org/corporaterun.Lecanto VA clinic enrollmentThe Lecanto Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host an Enrollment Open House on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto). Enrollment and eligibility staff will be available to answer your questions and enroll you for the best health care anywhere. While not required, you may bring your DD 214 for verification of military service. For additional information, contact David Gilmer at 352-746-8000.Sunday, April 13 Unique story of EasterLooking through the eyes of certain followers of Jesus Christ we witness their insights and emotions as interviewed -minutes style. We learn of the sacrifice, Greater Love Has No Man. The congregation joins the Worship Choir in worship throughout the musical program. This is a unique presentation of the Story of Easter allowing the congregation to experience a moving and dramatic story of firsthand remembrances of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Join in this event and gain a powerful personal perspective on the redeeming sacrifice Jesus paid for each of us. Our prayer is that this time spent together will deeply move you to think, to worship, and to honor the greatest gift ever given to us. 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Tuesday, April 15 Congregation Beth Israel Passover sederCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to its annual Passover seder to be held on the second night of Passover, Tuesday April 15, at Stone Creek Grille in Ocala at 6 p.m. The menu includes gefilte fish, matza ball soup and the choice of three entrees: stuffed chicken breast with apple raisin stuffing, sliced roast beef with mushroom gravy and tilapia with pineapple salsa. All entrees include roasted potatoes and carrots. Sponge cake with strawberries will be served for dessert. The seder will be conducted in English led by copresident Judi Siegal and Sonia Peterson, treasurer of Congregation Beth Israel. Participation by the attendees is encouraged and the seder will feature traditional favorites as well as rituals associated with Reconstructionist Judaism. Cost for the seder is $30 for members; $35 for non-members. Reservations must be made by April 11 to Estelle at 352-861-2542 or Sonia at 352-307-3662. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in association with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. We are a liberal, progressive, inclusive Jewish community. Visit us on the web at bethisraelocala.org.Wednesday, April 16 Shelton performs at churchFor more than 35 years, Gospel musician Thomas Shelton has shared his God-given talent with thousands. A member of Whos Who in Musician American, he has performed throughout the United States and abroad. Please join with us as he shares Gods message in music and song at 7 p.m. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Saturday, April 19 Easter EggstravaganzaThe excitement is building for Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to noon. Everything is free! Egg hunts will be supervised by age group, with 15,000 eggs on the property! There will be games, bounce houses, cotton candy, hot dogs, drinks, sno-cones, chips, prizes, and the gospel message will be shared. Families are welcome. The TroubadoursThe Troubadours, under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Mary Beth Lake and the accompaniment of Norma Holecsko, are putting the finishing touches on what is to prove a great Spring Concert! Come celebrate with us as we are thankful for the music! There will be some specials with Margaret Elder performing a Gospel medley on the piano, Bill Peluso playing the harmonica and Erica Goodman Piferrer will be returning on her violin. Said concert to take place on April 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove. The doors will open at 6:30. All general admission tickets cost $5 each. Tickets can be purchased at the Orchid Club Lobby on Saturday, March 22 and 29 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 31 and April 7 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. and also on Tuesday, March 25 and April 1 from 4 until 6 p.m. Make sure to get your tickets very soon as you wont want to miss this.Irish American ClubIrish American Clubs Spring Roundup will be at Palm Grove on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Royal Oaks will be serving a barbecue buffet including chicken and pork ribs, baked beans, Potato salad, cole slaw, rolls and butter and peach pie. Coffee and soft drinks provided. BYOB! Music is by Donna Carrier. There are door prizes and 50/50. Members are $16, Guests $18 casual dress. Ticket sales Wednesday, April 16 at the Orchid Club 9 to 11 a.m. After April 16, call Gloria at 352-873-6989 for ticketsBaby Boomers April calendarThere are still seats available on the Baby Boomers Fun Bus to the Tampa Hard Rock Casino on April 8. Dont get left behind and miss a great, fun filled day that only gets better when you win! Call Adele at 352-854-4963. Friday, April 25 brings the Baby Boomers Spring Dance in the Palm Grove, featuring Oak Runs own DJ Nicky-B spinning the tunes. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance is 6:30 to 10. Ticket sales are Saturdays, April 5 and 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Orchid Club Lobby. Ticket prices: $5 members, $7 guests.PACOR (Performing Arts Club)On with the Show, This is it! One more week and The Performing Arts Club of Oak Run will be staging its production of Rexs Exes at the beautiful Palm Grove in Oak Run. Tickets are still available. Reserved seating for the prime-rib dinner theater (Thursday, April 3 at 5:15 p.m.) is available through Diana Schmidt at 352-8737243. Tickets for evening and matinee shows (Fri April 4 at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m.) are available through Linda Noel at 352-873-9908. The club will begin moving larger more permanent set pieces into the facility just a few days before the productions. Its always fun to go into full dress rehearsal, technical rehearsal (sound and lighting) and to do so with some hard props. Some minor revisions are always necessary, but everyone knows their part so well, it will be a walk in the park, comments Garth Markum, director. Were thankful for the use of the facility, cooperation from DECCA (our management company at the community) as well as from our homeowners association. A considerable amount of time is given to us for our productions and we know we couldnt do it without them, comments Dick Caza, PACOR president. Well, that is what is happening in Oak Run this week. If you dont want to dance or garden then how about visiting our great library, take out a DVD or book. If you are advertising an event. be sure I get all the correct information. I need articles by end of Friday. Be kind to one another. It is easier and better for you to smile at those you meet around the community.Laura Smith can be reached at csjtpq@deccacable.com. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com22~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE24 000HS1R REDS RESTAURANT 8411 N. SR 200 HERNANDO, FL 34442 THUR., APRIL 3, 10:00 AM 2159 E. SILVER SPRINGS BLVD. OCALA, FL 34470 THUR., APRIL 3, 3:30 PM WOLFYS RESTAURANT Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW 200 OCALA, FL 34476 WED., APRIL 9, 3:30 PM FREE LUNCH & SEMINAR on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation Let Coldwell Bankers National Marketing Work For You 000GIE4 jaedenteam@ellisonrealty.com Ellison Realty, Inc. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com The Sunshine Committee will be holding their spring fundraising event on Wednesday, April 30, and it will be a Fun Fashion Show. The theme of the show is retiree fashion, and any Marion Landing resident who is interested in competing as a contestant should sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall. Use your imagination and come up with a winning outfit. Some ideas mentioned are beach bum, diva, biker, or any original or unusual fashion. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Lunch is included and you may choose two of four salads, dessert, coffee, and ice tea. Tickets are $6 each and will be going on sale at the April 1 Tuesday Social. The number of tickets being sold is limited, so get them early for an afternoon of fun while also supporting your Sunshine Committee. For more information on becoming a contestant or volunteering for the fashion show, please contact Lois Norris or Donna Schmidt. The Sunshine Committees mission is to respond to the needs of the Marion Landing community at times of illness, hospitalization and death. They also recognize other milestones of residents such as 60th and 65th anniversaries. To support these activities, the Committee holds fundraisers, as well as the December cookie sale and 50/50 raffles at Tuesday Socials and community events. To learn more about the Marion Landing Sunshine Committee or to become a member, they meet the first Tuesday of each month, after the Tuesday morning Social. New members are always welcome.Monday art classOur Monday morning art class meets in the Craft Room each week, and participants paint along with instructor Connie Ferreira to learn the theory and techniques of painting. The class just completed its lighthouse seascape projects and will take a couple of weeks off before the next session begins on April 7. The six-week course meets at 10 a.m. for two hours and Connie guides the students through each step of the painting process. The subject of the next class is a potted geranium painted using acrylic paints, and new students are always welcome. The cost for the entire set of classes is $40, and students are asked to bring a blank 11x14 or 16x20 canvas to class. If you are interested in signing up for this class, please put your name on the sign-up sheet hanging on the activity wall. Marion Landing Diane Bress Sunshine Fun Fashion Show fundraiser PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE17 ple for the class. Everyone is welcome to both sessions and of course the lessons are free. (First Tuesday of each month is Movie Night so there are no classes.) Dont miss out on this opportunity to meet Cher; improve your life style and your health; and have a great time doing it all.Movie NightTuesday, April 1, come out to movie night at the clubhouse and see the action packed drama, Captain Phillips. Tom Hanks gives a stellar performance in this true life account of the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama ship by Somali pirates. You will feel all the emotion of the captured sailors and Captain Phillips as they strive to survive. Feel the tension of negotiations as the company seeks to ransom the men and free them from their brutal captors. Theres lots of excitement in this flick. Lawn chairs are brought into the clubhouse for movie night thus everyone gets a comfortable seat in the climate controlled clubhouse. Our big screen enables everyone to get a great view of all the action and drama of this top notch film. Popcorn and lemonade are also available to the viewers and the nicest part of this is the fact that the movie and treats are all free. If you would like to bring your own snacks and drinks; feel free to do that too. Bring your family; your neighbors and your friends but dont miss Captain Phillips.Wacky Fashion ShowOur Crazy Wacky Fashion Show returns for a second time on Friday, April 11 starting at 1 in the afternoon. Youll see our models as they show off their style and fashion savvy with the wardrobes that they personally picked out. Of course they have a very limited budget with which to purchase their ensembles but their creativity makes up for what ever shortfalls were in their budget. Some of the outfits are stylish; some chic; some are a little racy and some are classy; oh who am I kidding; theyre all funny as all get out with a personal touch of flare. Laughter will be the order of the day; thats for sure. Rumor has it that Joanie will be back to introduce the models and describe their outfits. Because she had so much fun last year doing the show; she volunteered again. Tickets are only $2 each so see Geri right away and reserve your seat. Men, dont be afraid to come along with your wives as we have male models too. Brighten up your fashion sense by joining everyone at the Crazy, Wacky, Fashion Show. Garden ClubSpring is officially here so now is the time to start sprucing up your garden and getting ready for the summer. One of the best ways of doing this is to come out to the Garden Club on April 2 at 10 a.m. Youll meet your fellow gardeners there and share ideas; hints; designs and more. Learn what shrubs and trees thrive in our temperate climate; learn about flowers and water treatments; grass and everything green. If youve got a green thumb or have ever wanted one; this is the place to be. As youve driven around the neighborhood youve seen the beautiful landscapes there are here at Cherrywood. You can learn how to make your garden; lawn; flower beds or landscaping of any kind even more inviting See you at the Garden Club.Hobo NightMany moons ago, during the Great Depression, many men took to the rails in order to move to where the jobs were. Of course because they were broke, buying a ticket was out of the questions so they would hop on a freight train and head out seeking to improve their lot. Well, on April 21, were having a dance party to pay homage to these courageous down and outers. This promises to be a cure for your winter depression by providing a night of dancing and mirth with contests; great music and a very special kind of dish. We will be serving Hobo Stew made from the ingredients that you provide. Picture this; the Activities Committee will be cooking up the meat and guests are asked to bring a can of Low Sodium potatoes or vegetables to be thrown in the pot. All of it will be cooked up and then served; not on CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 p.m. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday beginning at 6 p.m. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 donation. The VFW sponsors a fish fry on the second and fourth 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 first and third Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. All of our frying is done 100 percent trans fat free frying oil. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: David Baldwin March 28 and Dave Hurlburt and March 29. 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, April 5, come on out and enjoy hand cut 10-ounce rib eye steak chargrilled to your order. Includes baked potato, roll w/butter, salad, vegetable and dessert. Donation $13. Tickets are presold only. See the Canteen server for yours. Ladies Auxiliary will have an Easter dinner April 19, 4:30 to 6, come out and enjoy spiral ham, baked potato, vegetables, rolls w/butter, salad and yummy dessert. Prizes will be awarded for the best Easter bonnet. Tickets are presold and must be purchased by April 17 for a donation of $10. See your canteen server for your ticket. No tickets at the door. Please be signing up for the Buddy Poppy drive to be held May 23 and 24. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781, 9401 SW 110th St. 352-873-4781. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE23 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 000HCTL 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 Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE T eaching the Bible as Gods Word to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. W orship . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 A ve. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www.ocalawestnaz.org 000H8CF 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 AW ANA (Aug.-May) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P. M. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting . . . . 6:45 P. M. Pastor Bill Fortune 000HIQP 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 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 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 000H1QB Southwest Christian Church W e are a traditional worshiping chur ch 9045 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 34476 352-861-9080 Sunday Services Sunday School 9:30 am Wo rship Service 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Services Bible Studies 7:00 pm Conard L. Chambers Senior Minister 000HG9R 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 S W Hwy. 200 Jasmine Plaza Oc ala, FL 34476 873-4705 000HFVG 8070 SW 60th A ve. 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 P ine Run OT OW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... Rev. Alan Jefferson No matter what your age is, no matter where You come from, no matter who you are, There is a place for you at Ocala West UMC Children & Youth Ministries T raditional W orship 8:00 & 11:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. 000HS60 Relevant Pr eaching, Community Impact & Radical Compassion Southwest Campus 7651 SW State Road 200 Circle Square Plaza, Ocala, 34476 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Sunday Eves 6 p.m. Southeast Campus Sundays 10:30 a.m. W ednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor David Lambert Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W State Road 200 1 3 / 4 Miles We st of I-75 Wo rship Service 8:00 & 1 1:00 AM Bible Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Pastor Joe Adams 237-2233 Sharing the Joy of Jesus Christ! 000H8GU 000GUYF 1 1251 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: T ues. 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 000H97U A Progr essive 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. F irst Congr ega tional United Chur ch of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com New Dancercize classCome to the Lifestyle Center on Thursdays at 9 a.m. and learn basic dance steps to a variety of music styles. Taught by residents Marilyn and Dawn Pineau, this free weekly class will begin on April 3. You will learn and practice basic dance steps, which will include a combination of Cha-Cha, Samba and Hawaiian dance. No partner is necessary, and this is a fun way to exercise and strengthen your body and your heart. Marilyn and Dawn are teaching this class because they love to dance and hope you will join them each Thursday morning for an hour of music, dancing and fun. Please sign up on the flyer hanging on the Activity Wall or stop by the Lifestyle Center on Thursday, April 3, and see what the class is all about.Polymer clay bead workshopOur next creative art workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. You will learn how to make beautiful polymer clay jewelry beads from instructor Connie Ferreira, local and international artist and member of the Ocala Polymer Clay Guild. She will teach you how to create the jewelry beads in the first workshop, and then one week later, on Wednesday, April 16, you will learn how to assemble the beads you created into earrings, necklace or a bracelet. The cost of each workshop is $15, payable to the instructor. Please put your name on the sign-up sheets posted on the Activity Wall in the Lifestyle Center if you are interested in participating in these workshops. A visit to IsraelPastor Jeanne Hill will be hosting a free photo presentation of her two trips to Israel in 2012. This special presentation will be held on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center. Her more than 1,000 photos depict the land, the people and the many interesting sites of Israel, and she promises that it will be an interesting visit to the land of the Bible. Pastor Jeanne also leads the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service in the Lifestyle Center, which is open to all Marion Landing residents and their guests.Save the dateMark your calendar for the ever-popular Mothers Day Breakfast which is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, from 8 to 9 a.m. Marion Landing residents and their guests will enjoy a menu of scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash browns, grits, sausage, biscuits and gravy, fruit, juice and coffeean unbelievable value at $3. Tickets will go on sale at the April 15 Tuesday Social and are limited.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 352-237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. April 9: Victory Casino Day Trip $54 (nonrefundable) includes private bus, admission to Victory Casino ship, buffet lunch, $20 free slot play. 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. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSArt class participants from left, Linda Childers, Sharon Fairchild, LaDessa Holeton, Instructor Connie Ferreira, Pam Ellis, Sam Grenier and Paula Adwell put the finishing touches on their paintings. LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Read the classifieds Swinson Chiropractic; Sammys Italian Restaurant; Church of the Advent; Woods Printing; Cutting Edge Hair Salon; D & R Coin Shop; Big Sun Realty; Wise Way Auto; and Advanced Vehicle Modification by donating $100 to be a corporate sponsor. We thank and support our business sponsors as they help your Veterans Club charities.Come sing alongCome join the Cherrywood Songbirds on Wednesday, April 2, in the clubhouse as they invite everyone to come and sing a long to some favorite melodies and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of music and fun. Admission is free to this event so join in as Director Vince Basile accompanied by pianist Frank Juarbe and the gang as they perform show tunes and other songs that we all know and love. Blend your voices with that of our Songbirds or just listen and enjoy. Bring your friends at 2 in the afternoon and your own refreshments also to make this an even more enjoyable time. This is going to be an afternoon of special memories and super entertainment. Dont miss out. Ladies LunchOne of the highlights of our monthly social calendar is the Ladies Luncheon. Each month our gals gather at noon for a delicious pot luck luncheon. Everyone brings a dish to pass and a personal table setting. Our ladies know how to cook so you can be assured of some excellent dishes. This informal and friendly gathering of the ladies offers everyone a chance to socialize and get to know one another in the comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of the clubhouse. All of the ladies of Cherrywood are invited to attend. April 9 is the date set for the next gathering. Tickets are not required and of course there is no admission fee. Just bring your favorite dish to share; a place setting to use and your sense of humor. Smiles abound at this event so dont miss out.Line DancingCher Mason is the new instructor for our Line Dancing classes here at Cherrywood. A native of Michigan, she and her husband Jim have been in Florida about 15 years. For nearly 40 years she has been dancing; been active in the performing arts; studying and teaching. Just a few of her credits are the WyanCHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Cher Mason is the new line dancing instructor. dotte Community Center Theater and the Dearborn Community Theater both located in Michigan. She has done Sound of Music; Oliver and Oklahoma to name just a few of her credits. The Citrus County Community Center and now Cherrywood are the beneficiaries of Chers talent and teaching expertise. Youll enjoy her high energy and dedication to the students as you learn new steps and terms. There is no better way to keep your mind sharp and your body fit than by dancing. Youll be amazed at what you can learn and how much fun it is to join with your fellow residents at our dances. Each Tues. evening at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse youll find Cher teaching beginners the various types of steps and moves until 7:30. At that time, the more experienced dancers join our new peoPLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE21 000HJEWTHANK YOU CITRUS/MARION COUNTIESCALL (352) 489-4844Owner Does The WorkGutter Cleaning Entire HouseCLEANMASTER26 Years in Business Get Any 2 ServicesSame Day and SAVE! Only $50Pressure Cleaning House Driveway Pool Enclosure RoofFREE ESTIMATES!Carpet Cleaning$18(3 room minimum)Dry Cleaning or SteamPer Room Sofa and LoveseatFurniture Cleaning$601 Chair Cleaned FREECall for details 000HMKY OCALA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTERPrimary Care for All Ages Board Certified Cardiologist on Staff State-of-the-Art Laboratory In-House Imaging & Diagnostics 1.5 Testa MRI & 16 Slice CT 2230 SW 19th Ave Rd Ocala, FL 34471 Monday Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 352-237-4133OFMC WELLNESS CENTER OFMC AESTHETICS & LASER Deborah Scott, L.P.N., L.E. Dermatological Nurse Esthetician 25 years of experience 352-368-1333Carlos Rodriguez, MDRobert Panzer, DO Mark Monical, DO James London, MD Robert Williams, MDSalesia Alvarado, MDAdam Alpers, DO Robert Swietarski, MD Todd Panzer, ARNP-CRobyn Carlisle, ARNP-CAnne Moyer, PA-CStacey Graham, ARNP-C Linda Bellows, ARNP-CLaurel Bryant, ARNP-CKaren Larsen, ARNP-C Eduardo Cruz, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Interventional Spine Sports Medicine Barbara Ellis, ARNP Womens Health Nick Machupa, PT, OCSDeborah Main, DPTJoseph Javier, DPT Cindy Miller, PTA2131 SW 20th Place Ocala, FL 34471 The Right Care F or Y our Health Located on SW Highway 200 next to Hungry Howies, near Oak Run and IHOP 11 115 SW 93rd Court Road, Unit #300, Ocala, FL 34481 HOURS: MON-FRI 9AM-6PM, SAT 9AM-2PM, SUN CLOSED Phone (352) 291-0177 Fax (352) 291-0199 MANA GED BY AN EXPERIENCED LO CAL PHARMACIST 000HR1R FREE GIFT WITH NEW OR TRANSFERRED PRESCRIPTIONS (Restrictions A pply) $3.50 Generics $1.25 Milk FREE DELIVERY COMPOUNDING The Perfect Combination Of Professional Knowledge & Personal Care Where You Are Treated Like Family Most Insurance Plans Accepted Discounted Prices for Senior Citizens Medication Adherence Service Medical Equipment & Supplies Robins Abraham, R.Ph., C.Ph. LET US FILL YOUR PRESCRIPTION RITE CARE PHARMAC Y TENEMOS LOS PRECIOS MAS BAJOS LO WEST PRICES Located off Hwy 41 across from Rainbow Springs State Park entrance. 20650 SW 80th Place Rd., Dunnellon 352-489-4566 000HOEN www.rainbowsendgolfclub.com Aft er 3 pm Special Unlimit ed Golf til 7:30 pm $1 5.00 Includes Cart Expires 4/30/14 000HIGK T ours Tours Tours Tours Call to make a reservation for a lunch/tour W e would love to share with you what The Bridge Community is all about! We look forward to hearing from you soon. Space is limited, so make your reservations today!!! HOT TOPICS AT THE BRIDGE RSVP (352) 873-2036 2800 SW 41st St., Bldg. 200 Ocala, FL 34474 Friday April 4th @ 2 PM GROW YOUNGER, LIVE LONGER This seminar will be presented by Dr Carlos Lopez-Rubin. He will review the latest cutting edge secrets on how to slow down and reverse the aging process. Dr Lopez-Rubin specializes in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Care. He is one of two house doctors that treat the residents at The Bridge at Ocala. Please join us for this informative seminar. SAVE THE DATE Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 2 PM CHARITY BINGO EVENT FOR ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION Bingo cards will be sold at the door. Game prizes donated by local businesses. Guest speaker will be David Huckabee of the Alzheimers Association. Beverages & Refreshments will be served. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimers. Due to limited seating please RSVP today at (352) 873-2036.

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On Saturday, April 5 beginning at 8 in the morning, Cherrywood will welcome the Marion County community to its semi-annual yard sale. Bring the family or friends and cruise our beautiful streets as residents open their garages and offer a vast variety of goodies for sale. Youll find everything from tools; lawn implements; sports equipment and bicycles to jewelry; clothing and knick knacks and more. Everything is priced right so youll save money while getting the treasures and household items you need to keep in shape; shape up your lawn or beautify your home. Everyone is welcome and youll have a fun time browsing so come to our yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 in the afternoon. Veterans meetingYour Cherrywood Veterans Club will be holding a rare closed meeting on Thursday, April 3 in the clubhouse. This meeting will feature the election of officers; a report on Memorial Day; Veterans Appreciation Day; information about the progress of our Patriot Dogs; our Golf Open plus the grand opening of Fisher House coming on May 16. Officers nominated so far are: Bill Mahar for president; Bill Spangenberg for vice president; Richard Hurley for treasurer; Marty Duesel for sergeantat-arms and John Everlove for secretary. If you would like to be nominated for a position on the Board, please come to the meeting a few minutes early and put your name on the ballot. In spite of several items on the agenda, we dont expect the meeting to last more than a half an hour. Immediately following the meeting refreshments will be served on the patio and spouses and guests are welcome to join the members at that time. Your Veterans Club is a vital and vigorous part of the Cherrywood community that relies on your support. Come join us as we continue to serve.TriviaOn March 19, the monthly Trivia Night drew more than 20 contestants to test their skills against one another. Yours truly provided the questions and emceed the event. Questions ranged from who was the first president to have indoor plumbing to what comedy team performed the skit, Whos on first. The winning team was the A Ones, made up of Janice and Dale Lunsford and Pam and Frank Pytlak. When you see them, remember they have bragging rights until next months game so cut them some slack if they tell you how bright they are. Not only are the A Ones smart; theyre also generous donating their winnings to the Patriot Dog Project. We sincerely thank them for that. All the funds that are raised from the dollar per person entry fee goes to support Patriot Dogs. Jay did an excellent job in setting up the questions for the big screen and Fred OHern was welcomed back following his knee surgery. Everyone had a fun time. The next Trivia Night will be Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. when Donna James will be the emcee. Make plans to come join your friends and neighbors for an interesting hour or two of fun and brain teasing Trivia.Veterans OpenBecause of the hard work of your Veterans Club officers and the wonderful support of our business community, the Open Golf day scheduled for June 7 is progressing nicely. The Ocala Palms Country Club is the venue for this first ever Veterans Golf Open fundraiser and it promises to be a terrific event. Golfers will begin the day with a pancake breakfast and then the foursomes will go to their tees for the shotgun start. Players will shoot 18 holes of challenging golf; cart included. A nearest to the pin/hole in one contest will be in the game and of course a courtesy cart will be driving around with liquid refreshments to make sure the golfers stay hydrated. Immediately following the golf game, a catered luncheon will be served and prizes awarded. A silent auction will also be held along with raffles and 50/50 drawings and much more. The cost for this outing is just $50 per person and your can make your reservations by contacting Rich Hurley at 352-873-7208 or Bill Mahar at 352-8731341. Would you or your business like to sponsor a hole for this event? JoinFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Iguess our weather cannot decide what to do, whether to get warm or stay cold. We have some nice events coming up in April. Palm Sunday on April 13 and Easter Sunday on April 20.Corned Beef NightI got a report from Cindy Hutchins on the SCN corned beef night. 60 tickets were sold for this evening. George Turnbull was the entertainment. The menu was corned beef sandwiches on rye bread with all the fixings. Cole slaw and some delicious homemade desserts were served plus coffee and tea. 50/50 was played and all seemed to have a good time.Lasagna NightPlease dont forget Lasagna night on Saturday, April 12. No store bought stuff for this shindig. The social committee is making all homemade lasagna. There will be bread or buns and of course desserts, coffee and tea. The entertainer for the evening will be Angie and if you havent seen her perform please dont miss it. Cost will be $12. And tickets will be sold April 2 and 3 at the SCN clubhouse from 1 to 2 p.m.Remember this?The enclosed picture with this column was taken years ago and was submitted to me by Marlene Dorner. She thought it would be interesting to see how many people would be recognized. It was taken at one of the SCNs pancake breakfasts. So folks how many people do you remember? Unfortunately the breakfasts are no longer unless someone steps up and decides to organize them. So who knows. This picture might bring back SCNs monthly pancake breakfasts. Thank you Marlene!A surpriseI received a note from Stan Doane. He was a very proud man. His wife Zona got her first hole in one on March 3 at the Little Pine Golf course in Beverly Hills, Florida. It was on the 4th hole, 85 yards with a 5 wood. It was witnessed by Stan and another couple. Congratulations to Zona who has only been golfing for three years! First it was corned beef night, now its lasagnas turn Spruce Creek North Jan Liberio This picture was taken years ago at a pancake breakfast. PLEASESEESCN, PAGE28 Cherrywood yard sale will take place on April 5 Cherrywood John Everlove PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE20 Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HR2L EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EASTER EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EXTRAVAGANZA! 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On Saturday, April 5 beginning at 8 in the morning, Cherrywood will welcome the Marion County community to its semi-annual yard sale. Bring the family or friends and cruise our beautiful streets as residents open their garages and offer a vast variety of goodies for sale. Youll find everything from tools; lawn implements; sports equipment and bicycles to jewelry; clothing and knick knacks and more. Everything is priced right so youll save money while getting the treasures and household items you need to keep in shape; shape up your lawn or beautify your home. Everyone is welcome and youll have a fun time browsing so come to our yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 in the afternoon. Veterans meetingYour Cherrywood Veterans Club will be holding a rare closed meeting on Thursday, April 3 in the clubhouse. This meeting will feature the election of officers; a report on Memorial Day; Veterans Appreciation Day; information about the progress of our Patriot Dogs; our Golf Open plus the grand opening of Fisher House coming on May 16. Officers nominated so far are: Bill Mahar for president; Bill Spangenberg for vice president; Richard Hurley for treasurer; Marty Duesel for sergeantat-arms and John Everlove for secretary. If you would like to be nominated for a position on the Board, please come to the meeting a few minutes early and put your name on the ballot. In spite of several items on the agenda, we dont expect the meeting to last more than a half an hour. Immediately following the meeting refreshments will be served on the patio and spouses and guests are welcome to join the members at that time. Your Veterans Club is a vital and vigorous part of the Cherrywood community that relies on your support. Come join us as we continue to serve.TriviaOn March 19, the monthly Trivia Night drew more than 20 contestants to test their skills against one another. Yours truly provided the questions and emceed the event. Questions ranged from who was the first president to have indoor plumbing to what comedy team performed the skit, Whos on first. The winning team was the A Ones, made up of Janice and Dale Lunsford and Pam and Frank Pytlak. When you see them, remember they have bragging rights until next months game so cut them some slack if they tell you how bright they are. Not only are the A Ones smart; theyre also generous donating their winnings to the Patriot Dog Project. We sincerely thank them for that. All the funds that are raised from the dollar per person entry fee goes to support Patriot Dogs. Jay did an excellent job in setting up the questions for the big screen and Fred OHern was welcomed back following his knee surgery. Everyone had a fun time. The next Trivia Night will be Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. when Donna James will be the emcee. Make plans to come join your friends and neighbors for an interesting hour or two of fun and brain teasing Trivia.Veterans OpenBecause of the hard work of your Veterans Club officers and the wonderful support of our business community, the Open Golf day scheduled for June 7 is progressing nicely. The Ocala Palms Country Club is the venue for this first ever Veterans Golf Open fundraiser and it promises to be a terrific event. Golfers will begin the day with a pancake breakfast and then the foursomes will go to their tees for the shotgun start. Players will shoot 18 holes of challenging golf; cart included. A nearest to the pin/hole in one contest will be in the game and of course a courtesy cart will be driving around with liquid refreshments to make sure the golfers stay hydrated. Immediately following the golf game, a catered luncheon will be served and prizes awarded. A silent auction will also be held along with raffles and 50/50 drawings and much more. The cost for this outing is just $50 per person and your can make your reservations by contacting Rich Hurley at 352-873-7208 or Bill Mahar at 352-8731341. Would you or your business like to sponsor a hole for this event? JoinFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Iguess our weather cannot decide what to do, whether to get warm or stay cold. We have some nice events coming up in April. Palm Sunday on April 13 and Easter Sunday on April 20.Corned Beef NightI got a report from Cindy Hutchins on the SCN corned beef night. 60 tickets were sold for this evening. George Turnbull was the entertainment. The menu was corned beef sandwiches on rye bread with all the fixings. Cole slaw and some delicious homemade desserts were served plus coffee and tea. 50/50 was played and all seemed to have a good time.Lasagna NightPlease dont forget Lasagna night on Saturday, April 12. No store bought stuff for this shindig. The social committee is making all homemade lasagna. There will be bread or buns and of course desserts, coffee and tea. The entertainer for the evening will be Angie and if you havent seen her perform please dont miss it. Cost will be $12. And tickets will be sold April 2 and 3 at the SCN clubhouse from 1 to 2 p.m.Remember this?The enclosed picture with this column was taken years ago and was submitted to me by Marlene Dorner. She thought it would be interesting to see how many people would be recognized. It was taken at one of the SCNs pancake breakfasts. So folks how many people do you remember? Unfortunately the breakfasts are no longer unless someone steps up and decides to organize them. So who knows. This picture might bring back SCNs monthly pancake breakfasts. Thank you Marlene!A surpriseI received a note from Stan Doane. He was a very proud man. His wife Zona got her first hole in one on March 3 at the Little Pine Golf course in Beverly Hills, Florida. It was on the 4th hole, 85 yards with a 5 wood. It was witnessed by Stan and another couple. Congratulations to Zona who has only been golfing for three years! First it was corned beef night, now its lasagnas turn Spruce Creek North Jan Liberio This picture was taken years ago at a pancake breakfast. PLEASESEESCN, PAGE28 Cherrywood yard sale will take place on April 5 Cherrywood John Everlove PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE20 Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HR2L EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EASTER EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EXTRAVAGANZA! FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE 000HRTS 352-291-2080 WWWCROSSROADSCOG.NET 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 ??? CUSTOM BATTERY PACKS LAPTOP COMPUTER BATTERIES CAMCORDER BATTERIES WHEELCHAIR BATTERIES SECURITY SYSTEM BATTERIES AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES FARM TRACTOR BATTERIES JET SKI BATTERIES GAME FEED BATTERIES MARINE BATTERIES CELL PHONE BATTERIES POWER WHEELS BATTERIES WATCH BATTERIES KEY REMOTE BATTERIES TRUCK BATTERIES CORDLESS PHONE BATTERIES EMERGENCY LIGHT BATTERIES ATV BATTERIES MOTORCYCLE BATTERIES LAWNMOWER BATTERIES Automotive Batteries 50 Bronze $ 79 95 exchange (Prices may vary according to your vehicle) FREE 10-Minute Installation (Most Models) 60 Silver $ 89 95 exchange 72 Gold $ 99 95 exchange 84 Platinum $ 109 95 exchange GOLF CARS STAR TING AT $2,295 & UP 000HBDA smcitizen.com 000HI8Y

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com New Dancercize classCome to the Lifestyle Center on Thursdays at 9 a.m. and learn basic dance steps to a variety of music styles. Taught by residents Marilyn and Dawn Pineau, this free weekly class will begin on April 3. You will learn and practice basic dance steps, which will include a combination of Cha-Cha, Samba and Hawaiian dance. No partner is necessary, and this is a fun way to exercise and strengthen your body and your heart. Marilyn and Dawn are teaching this class because they love to dance and hope you will join them each Thursday morning for an hour of music, dancing and fun. Please sign up on the flyer hanging on the Activity Wall or stop by the Lifestyle Center on Thursday, April 3, and see what the class is all about.Polymer clay bead workshopOur next creative art workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. You will learn how to make beautiful polymer clay jewelry beads from instructor Connie Ferreira, local and international artist and member of the Ocala Polymer Clay Guild. She will teach you how to create the jewelry beads in the first workshop, and then one week later, on Wednesday, April 16, you will learn how to assemble the beads you created into earrings, necklace or a bracelet. The cost of each workshop is $15, payable to the instructor. Please put your name on the sign-up sheets posted on the Activity Wall in the Lifestyle Center if you are interested in participating in these workshops. A visit to IsraelPastor Jeanne Hill will be hosting a free photo presentation of her two trips to Israel in 2012. This special presentation will be held on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center. Her more than 1,000 photos depict the land, the people and the many interesting sites of Israel, and she promises that it will be an interesting visit to the land of the Bible. Pastor Jeanne also leads the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service in the Lifestyle Center, which is open to all Marion Landing residents and their guests.Save the dateMark your calendar for the ever-popular Mothers Day Breakfast which is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, from 8 to 9 a.m. Marion Landing residents and their guests will enjoy a menu of scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash browns, grits, sausage, biscuits and gravy, fruit, juice and coffeean unbelievable value at $3. Tickets will go on sale at the April 15 Tuesday Social and are limited.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 352-237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. April 9: Victory Casino Day Trip $54 (nonrefundable) includes private bus, admission to Victory Casino ship, buffet lunch, $20 free slot play. 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. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSArt class participants from left, Linda Childers, Sharon Fairchild, LaDessa Holeton, Instructor Connie Ferreira, Pam Ellis, Sam Grenier and Paula Adwell put the finishing touches on their paintings. LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Read the classifieds Swinson Chiropractic; Sammys Italian Restaurant; Church of the Advent; Woods Printing; Cutting Edge Hair Salon; D & R Coin Shop; Big Sun Realty; Wise Way Auto; and Advanced Vehicle Modification by donating $100 to be a corporate sponsor. We thank and support our business sponsors as they help your Veterans Club charities.Come sing alongCome join the Cherrywood Songbirds on Wednesday, April 2, in the clubhouse as they invite everyone to come and sing a long to some favorite melodies and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of music and fun. Admission is free to this event so join in as Director Vince Basile accompanied by pianist Frank Juarbe and the gang as they perform show tunes and other songs that we all know and love. Blend your voices with that of our Songbirds or just listen and enjoy. Bring your friends at 2 in the afternoon and your own refreshments also to make this an even more enjoyable time. This is going to be an afternoon of special memories and super entertainment. Dont miss out. Ladies LunchOne of the highlights of our monthly social calendar is the Ladies Luncheon. Each month our gals gather at noon for a delicious pot luck luncheon. Everyone brings a dish to pass and a personal table setting. Our ladies know how to cook so you can be assured of some excellent dishes. This informal and friendly gathering of the ladies offers everyone a chance to socialize and get to know one another in the comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of the clubhouse. All of the ladies of Cherrywood are invited to attend. April 9 is the date set for the next gathering. Tickets are not required and of course there is no admission fee. Just bring your favorite dish to share; a place setting to use and your sense of humor. Smiles abound at this event so dont miss out.Line DancingCher Mason is the new instructor for our Line Dancing classes here at Cherrywood. A native of Michigan, she and her husband Jim have been in Florida about 15 years. For nearly 40 years she has been dancing; been active in the performing arts; studying and teaching. Just a few of her credits are the WyanCHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Cher Mason is the new line dancing instructor. dotte Community Center Theater and the Dearborn Community Theater both located in Michigan. She has done Sound of Music; Oliver and Oklahoma to name just a few of her credits. The Citrus County Community Center and now Cherrywood are the beneficiaries of Chers talent and teaching expertise. Youll enjoy her high energy and dedication to the students as you learn new steps and terms. There is no better way to keep your mind sharp and your body fit than by dancing. Youll be amazed at what you can learn and how much fun it is to join with your fellow residents at our dances. Each Tues. evening at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse youll find Cher teaching beginners the various types of steps and moves until 7:30. At that time, the more experienced dancers join our new peoPLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE21 000HJEWTHANK YOU CITRUS/MARION COUNTIESCALL (352) 489-4844Owner Does The WorkGutter Cleaning Entire HouseCLEANMASTER26 Years in Business Get Any 2 ServicesSame Day and SAVE! Only $50Pressure Cleaning House Driveway Pool Enclosure RoofFREE ESTIMATES!Carpet Cleaning$18(3 room minimum)Dry Cleaning or SteamPer Room Sofa and LoveseatFurniture Cleaning$601 Chair Cleaned FREECall for details 000HMKY OCALA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTERPrimary Care for All Ages Board Certified Cardiologist on Staff State-of-the-Art Laboratory In-House Imaging & Diagnostics 1.5 Testa MRI & 16 Slice CT 2230 SW 19th Ave Rd Ocala, FL 34471 Monday Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 352-237-4133OFMC WELLNESS CENTER OFMC AESTHETICS & LASER Deborah Scott, L.P.N., L.E. 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He is one of two house doctors that treat the residents at The Bridge at Ocala. Please join us for this informative seminar. SAVE THE DATE Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 2 PM CHARITY BINGO EVENT FOR ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION Bingo cards will be sold at the door. Game prizes donated by local businesses. Guest speaker will be David Huckabee of the Alzheimers Association. Beverages & Refreshments will be served. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimers. Due to limited seating please RSVP today at (352) 873-2036.

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com The Sunshine Committee will be holding their spring fundraising event on Wednesday, April 30, and it will be a Fun Fashion Show. The theme of the show is retiree fashion, and any Marion Landing resident who is interested in competing as a contestant should sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall. Use your imagination and come up with a winning outfit. Some ideas mentioned are beach bum, diva, biker, or any original or unusual fashion. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Lunch is included and you may choose two of four salads, dessert, coffee, and ice tea. Tickets are $6 each and will be going on sale at the April 1 Tuesday Social. The number of tickets being sold is limited, so get them early for an afternoon of fun while also supporting your Sunshine Committee. For more information on becoming a contestant or volunteering for the fashion show, please contact Lois Norris or Donna Schmidt. The Sunshine Committees mission is to respond to the needs of the Marion Landing community at times of illness, hospitalization and death. They also recognize other milestones of residents such as 60th and 65th anniversaries. To support these activities, the Committee holds fundraisers, as well as the December cookie sale and 50/50 raffles at Tuesday Socials and community events. To learn more about the Marion Landing Sunshine Committee or to become a member, they meet the first Tuesday of each month, after the Tuesday morning Social. New members are always welcome.Monday art classOur Monday morning art class meets in the Craft Room each week, and participants paint along with instructor Connie Ferreira to learn the theory and techniques of painting. The class just completed its lighthouse seascape projects and will take a couple of weeks off before the next session begins on April 7. The six-week course meets at 10 a.m. for two hours and Connie guides the students through each step of the painting process. The subject of the next class is a potted geranium painted using acrylic paints, and new students are always welcome. The cost for the entire set of classes is $40, and students are asked to bring a blank 11x14 or 16x20 canvas to class. If you are interested in signing up for this class, please put your name on the sign-up sheet hanging on the activity wall. Marion Landing Diane Bress Sunshine Fun Fashion Show fundraiser PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE17 ple for the class. Everyone is welcome to both sessions and of course the lessons are free. (First Tuesday of each month is Movie Night so there are no classes.) Dont miss out on this opportunity to meet Cher; improve your life style and your health; and have a great time doing it all.Movie NightTuesday, April 1, come out to movie night at the clubhouse and see the action packed drama, Captain Phillips. Tom Hanks gives a stellar performance in this true life account of the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama ship by Somali pirates. You will feel all the emotion of the captured sailors and Captain Phillips as they strive to survive. Feel the tension of negotiations as the company seeks to ransom the men and free them from their brutal captors. Theres lots of excitement in this flick. Lawn chairs are brought into the clubhouse for movie night thus everyone gets a comfortable seat in the climate controlled clubhouse. Our big screen enables everyone to get a great view of all the action and drama of this top notch film. Popcorn and lemonade are also available to the viewers and the nicest part of this is the fact that the movie and treats are all free. If you would like to bring your own snacks and drinks; feel free to do that too. Bring your family; your neighbors and your friends but dont miss Captain Phillips.Wacky Fashion ShowOur Crazy Wacky Fashion Show returns for a second time on Friday, April 11 starting at 1 in the afternoon. Youll see our models as they show off their style and fashion savvy with the wardrobes that they personally picked out. Of course they have a very limited budget with which to purchase their ensembles but their creativity makes up for what ever shortfalls were in their budget. Some of the outfits are stylish; some chic; some are a little racy and some are classy; oh who am I kidding; theyre all funny as all get out with a personal touch of flare. Laughter will be the order of the day; thats for sure. Rumor has it that Joanie will be back to introduce the models and describe their outfits. Because she had so much fun last year doing the show; she volunteered again. Tickets are only $2 each so see Geri right away and reserve your seat. Men, dont be afraid to come along with your wives as we have male models too. Brighten up your fashion sense by joining everyone at the Crazy, Wacky, Fashion Show. Garden ClubSpring is officially here so now is the time to start sprucing up your garden and getting ready for the summer. One of the best ways of doing this is to come out to the Garden Club on April 2 at 10 a.m. Youll meet your fellow gardeners there and share ideas; hints; designs and more. Learn what shrubs and trees thrive in our temperate climate; learn about flowers and water treatments; grass and everything green. If youve got a green thumb or have ever wanted one; this is the place to be. As youve driven around the neighborhood youve seen the beautiful landscapes there are here at Cherrywood. You can learn how to make your garden; lawn; flower beds or landscaping of any kind even more inviting See you at the Garden Club.Hobo NightMany moons ago, during the Great Depression, many men took to the rails in order to move to where the jobs were. Of course because they were broke, buying a ticket was out of the questions so they would hop on a freight train and head out seeking to improve their lot. Well, on April 21, were having a dance party to pay homage to these courageous down and outers. This promises to be a cure for your winter depression by providing a night of dancing and mirth with contests; great music and a very special kind of dish. We will be serving Hobo Stew made from the ingredients that you provide. Picture this; the Activities Committee will be cooking up the meat and guests are asked to bring a can of Low Sodium potatoes or vegetables to be thrown in the pot. All of it will be cooked up and then served; not on CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 p.m. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday beginning at 6 p.m. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 donation. The VFW sponsors a fish fry on the second and fourth 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 first and third Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. All of our frying is done 100 percent trans fat free frying oil. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: David Baldwin March 28 and Dave Hurlburt and March 29. 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, April 5, come on out and enjoy hand cut 10-ounce rib eye steak chargrilled to your order. Includes baked potato, roll w/butter, salad, vegetable and dessert. Donation $13. Tickets are presold only. See the Canteen server for yours. Ladies Auxiliary will have an Easter dinner April 19, 4:30 to 6, come out and enjoy spiral ham, baked potato, vegetables, rolls w/butter, salad and yummy dessert. Prizes will be awarded for the best Easter bonnet. Tickets are presold and must be purchased by April 17 for a donation of $10. See your canteen server for your ticket. No tickets at the door. Please be signing up for the Buddy Poppy drive to be held May 23 and 24. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781, 9401 SW 110th St. 352-873-4781. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE23 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 000HCTL 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 Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition OCALA WEST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE T eaching the Bible as Gods Word to produce Christ-followers! S undays: Sunday School . . . . . . 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship . . . . 10:30 A.M. W orship . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 A ve. (Airport Rd.) Ocala, Fl 34477 (352) 861-0755 www.ocalawestnaz.org 000H8CF 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 AW ANA (Aug.-May) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P. M. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting . . . . 6:45 P. M. Pastor Bill Fortune 000HIQP 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 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 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 000H1QB Southwest Christian Church W e are a traditional worshiping chur ch 9045 SW 60th A ve. Ocala, FL 34476 352-861-9080 Sunday Services Sunday School 9:30 am Wo rship Service 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Services Bible Studies 7:00 pm Conard L. Chambers Senior Minister 000HG9R 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 S W Hwy. 200 Jasmine Plaza Oc ala, FL 34476 873-4705 000HFVG 8070 SW 60th A ve. 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 P ine Run OT OW 80th Ave. 60th Ave. 49th Ave. Oak Run 200 484 A Place for You... Rev. Alan Jefferson No matter what your age is, no matter where You come from, no matter who you are, There is a place for you at Ocala West UMC Children & Youth Ministries T raditional W orship 8:00 & 11:00 A.M. Casual & Contemporary 9:30 A.M. 000HS60 Relevant Pr eaching, Community Impact & Radical Compassion Southwest Campus 7651 SW State Road 200 Circle Square Plaza, Ocala, 34476 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Sunday Eves 6 p.m. Southeast Campus Sundays 10:30 a.m. W ednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor David Lambert Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LC-MS 5200 S.W State Road 200 1 3 / 4 Miles We st of I-75 Wo rship Service 8:00 & 1 1:00 AM Bible Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Pastor Joe Adams 237-2233 Sharing the Joy of Jesus Christ! 000H8GU 000GUYF 1 1251 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: T ues. 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 000H97U A Progr essive 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. F irst Congr ega tional United Chur ch of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 000HFX9 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 AVI D B ELLOWS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala, Fl 34476 000GUM1 1.7 miles west of I-75 Evangelical Lutheran Church joyocala@embarqmail.com Edward Holloway Pastor 7045 SW 83rd Pl., Ocala (352) 854-4509 Nursery Pr ovided 000H3A5 Sunday Worship 8:15 am & 11:00 am Sunday School 9:45 am Wednesday Evening Worship 6:45 pm German Lang uage Worship 1st. Sunday of each month 3:00 pm S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECTOR Y A SK FOR M ICHEL N ORTHSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... 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and activists on the juvenile justice committee of Awake Marion when the Friday Forum of Marion County next meets April 11, at 11:30 a.m. at Buffet City, State Road 200 and MLK Jr., Blvd. While intended to reduce drugs and violence in our schools, zero tolerance polices have resulted in sometimes absurdly unfair consequences for minor infractions, with minority children especially targeted according to Ray Seaman, online director of Progress Florida, who will moderate. Confirmed panelists include retired educator Nancy Noonan and former Marion County NAACP president Whitfield Jenkins, both members of Awake Marions juvenile justice committee. The nonpartisan speaker/luncheon series, open to all, meets on the second Friday of each month to engage in civil community dialogue a bout important issues affecting Marion County. The $10 charge, payable directly to the restaurant, includes the buffet, tax, tip and a drink. For more information and to RSVP please email FridayForumofMarionCounty@gmail.com or telephone Delphine Herbert at 352-873-9970 or Jan Lentz at 352-425-6219.Saturday, April 12 SummerGlen yard saleSummerGlen is having a community yard sale on Saturday, April 12, open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Benefit for Therapeutic groupJoin the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association as we dance away the winter Blahs at a Beach Party with music from the 50s through the British Invasion. Not only will there be dinner and dancing to the band 3 For the Road, a regular band at the Villages, we have added a comedy show by the Villages Theatre Company to entertain you. On Saturday, April 12, the Beach Party will be held at the South MarionVillages Elks Lodge 2730, 7655 East Highway 25, Belleview starting at 5 p.m. with a happy hour followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and entertainment to follow. Tickets for a 60s vintage buffet along with an evening of fun-filled entertainment are just $ 25 per person. Tickets are available on the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) website, www.mariontherapeuticriding association.org or by calling the MTRA office at 352-732-7300.Breakfast at Ocala WestA community-wide breakfast sponsored by the OWUMC Mens Club, including all you care to eat, many items, still a bargain at only $5, will be Saturday,April 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala. For information call 352-854-9550.Corporate Run for the SpringsMarion County is home to Silver and Rainbow Springs, two of the worlds largest and most famous artesian springs, along with Silver Glen and many others. Our natural springs, lakes and rivers make Marion County a beautifully unique place to live, work and play. Since we use this same water for drinking and other daily activities, we all play a role in keeping our water clean. The second annual Corporate Run for the Springs will celebrate our community while raising awareness about steps that individuals and businesses can take to protect our water resources. The event will be Saturday, April 12, at the McPherson complex on Southeast 25th Avenue. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race is at 8 a.m. Family events start after the race. Grab your coworkers and join us for this familyfriendly, 5K event. Enjoy live music, great food and a childrens area with craft stations, a bounce house and more! Prizes will be awarded to the fastest teams and individuals. An overall Corporate Cup will be awarded to the team with the fastest three runners, and Industry Awards will be presented to the fastest companies in various business sectors. Whether running or walking, this event is an opportunity to increase team camaraderie, fire up that competitive spirit and learn more about our local water resources. To learn more about sponsoring or registering for the Second Annual Corporate Run for the Springs, visit www.marioncountyfl.org/corporaterun.Lecanto VA clinic enrollmentThe Lecanto Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host an Enrollment Open House on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto). Enrollment and eligibility staff will be available to answer your questions and enroll you for the best health care anywhere. While not required, you may bring your DD 214 for verification of military service. For additional information, contact David Gilmer at 352-746-8000.Sunday, April 13 Unique story of EasterLooking through the eyes of certain followers of Jesus Christ we witness their insights and emotions as interviewed -minutes style. We learn of the sacrifice, Greater Love Has No Man. The congregation joins the Worship Choir in worship throughout the musical program. This is a unique presentation of the Story of Easter allowing the congregation to experience a moving and dramatic story of firsthand remembrances of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Join in this event and gain a powerful personal perspective on the redeeming sacrifice Jesus paid for each of us. Our prayer is that this time spent together will deeply move you to think, to worship, and to honor the greatest gift ever given to us. 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Tuesday, April 15 Congregation Beth Israel Passover sederCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to its annual Passover seder to be held on the second night of Passover, Tuesday April 15, at Stone Creek Grille in Ocala at 6 p.m. The menu includes gefilte fish, matza ball soup and the choice of three entrees: stuffed chicken breast with apple raisin stuffing, sliced roast beef with mushroom gravy and tilapia with pineapple salsa. All entrees include roasted potatoes and carrots. Sponge cake with strawberries will be served for dessert. The seder will be conducted in English led by copresident Judi Siegal and Sonia Peterson, treasurer of Congregation Beth Israel. Participation by the attendees is encouraged and the seder will feature traditional favorites as well as rituals associated with Reconstructionist Judaism. Cost for the seder is $30 for members; $35 for non-members. Reservations must be made by April 11 to Estelle at 352-861-2542 or Sonia at 352-307-3662. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in association with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. We are a liberal, progressive, inclusive Jewish community. Visit us on the web at bethisraelocala.org.Wednesday, April 16 Shelton performs at churchFor more than 35 years, Gospel musician Thomas Shelton has shared his God-given talent with thousands. A member of Whos Who in Musician American, he has performed throughout the United States and abroad. Please join with us as he shares Gods message in music and song at 7 p.m. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Saturday, April 19 Easter EggstravaganzaThe excitement is building for Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to noon. Everything is free! Egg hunts will be supervised by age group, with 15,000 eggs on the property! There will be games, bounce houses, cotton candy, hot dogs, drinks, sno-cones, chips, prizes, and the gospel message will be shared. Families are welcome. The TroubadoursThe Troubadours, under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Mary Beth Lake and the accompaniment of Norma Holecsko, are putting the finishing touches on what is to prove a great Spring Concert! Come celebrate with us as we are thankful for the music! There will be some specials with Margaret Elder performing a Gospel medley on the piano, Bill Peluso playing the harmonica and Erica Goodman Piferrer will be returning on her violin. Said concert to take place on April 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove. The doors will open at 6:30. All general admission tickets cost $5 each. Tickets can be purchased at the Orchid Club Lobby on Saturday, March 22 and 29 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 31 and April 7 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. and also on Tuesday, March 25 and April 1 from 4 until 6 p.m. Make sure to get your tickets very soon as you wont want to miss this.Irish American ClubIrish American Clubs Spring Roundup will be at Palm Grove on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Royal Oaks will be serving a barbecue buffet including chicken and pork ribs, baked beans, Potato salad, cole slaw, rolls and butter and peach pie. Coffee and soft drinks provided. BYOB! Music is by Donna Carrier. There are door prizes and 50/50. Members are $16, Guests $18 casual dress. Ticket sales Wednesday, April 16 at the Orchid Club 9 to 11 a.m. After April 16, call Gloria at 352-873-6989 for ticketsBaby Boomers April calendarThere are still seats available on the Baby Boomers Fun Bus to the Tampa Hard Rock Casino on April 8. Dont get left behind and miss a great, fun filled day that only gets better when you win! Call Adele at 352-854-4963. Friday, April 25 brings the Baby Boomers Spring Dance in the Palm Grove, featuring Oak Runs own DJ Nicky-B spinning the tunes. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance is 6:30 to 10. Ticket sales are Saturdays, April 5 and 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Orchid Club Lobby. Ticket prices: $5 members, $7 guests.PACOR (Performing Arts Club)On with the Show, This is it! One more week and The Performing Arts Club of Oak Run will be staging its production of Rexs Exes at the beautiful Palm Grove in Oak Run. Tickets are still available. Reserved seating for the prime-rib dinner theater (Thursday, April 3 at 5:15 p.m.) is available through Diana Schmidt at 352-8737243. Tickets for evening and matinee shows (Fri April 4 at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m.) are available through Linda Noel at 352-873-9908. The club will begin moving larger more permanent set pieces into the facility just a few days before the productions. Its always fun to go into full dress rehearsal, technical rehearsal (sound and lighting) and to do so with some hard props. Some minor revisions are always necessary, but everyone knows their part so well, it will be a walk in the park, comments Garth Markum, director. Were thankful for the use of the facility, cooperation from DECCA (our management company at the community) as well as from our homeowners association. A considerable amount of time is given to us for our productions and we know we couldnt do it without them, comments Dick Caza, PACOR president. Well, that is what is happening in Oak Run this week. If you dont want to dance or garden then how about visiting our great library, take out a DVD or book. If you are advertising an event. be sure I get all the correct information. I need articles by end of Friday. Be kind to one another. It is easier and better for you to smile at those you meet around the community.Laura Smith can be reached at csjtpq@deccacable.com. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com22~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE24 000HS1R REDS RESTAURANT 8411 N. SR 200 HERNANDO, FL 34442 THUR., APRIL 3, 10:00 AM 2159 E. SILVER SPRINGS BLVD. OCALA, FL 34470 THUR., APRIL 3, 3:30 PM WOLFYS RESTAURANT Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW 200 OCALA, FL 34476 WED., APRIL 9, 3:30 PM FREE LUNCH & SEMINAR on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation Let Coldwell Bankers National Marketing Work For You 000GIE4 jaedenteam@ellisonrealty.com Ellison Realty, Inc. 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The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteer boat captains to patrol the Rainbow River. Are you looking for something challenging to do this summer? If so, Rainbow Springs State Park River Patrol is looking for you. Do you like to boat, like people and enjoy helping others? Then you may want to become a boat captain and help preserve the beauty of the headsprings. This volunteer position requires that you be able to handle a 16-foot pontoon boat with an electric motor. You must be willing to learn, take an online boating safety course and use simple radio communications. A minimum of two hours on Friday, Saturday or Sunday starting in April through October is all it takes to be a volunteer boat captain. You will be required to become a member of the Friends of Rainbow Springs for insurance purposes. For more information contact volunteer Linda Smith at linds0736@gmail.com. ToFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com THE ROUND HOUSE By Louise Erdrich In The Round House an isolated assault and rape destroys the domestic harmony of a nuclear Indian family living on a reservation and reflects the failure of the US legal system to protect all its citizens. Narrated exclusively by 13-year-old Joe Coutts, whose beautiful mother Geraldine was the victim and is traumatized for much of the novel, his is a comingof-age story in which a child assumes the burden of solving a violent crime. At issue is whether the rape occurred on Indian or federal land and whether the suspect was Indian or non-native. If the latter he cannot be prosecuted. One in three native women will report rape and 86 percent of the accused will be non-native men who will almost certainly get away with their crime. In the beginning young Joe is not working alone to find his mothers assailant. His father, a tribal judge, tackles voluminous files in his office. Antone Bazil Coutts had become convinced that somewhere within his bench briefs, memos, summaries, and decisions lay the identity of the man whose act had nearly severed my mothers spirit from her body. He is soon discouraged, though, and turns his attention to nursing his wife back to health. Erdrich foreshadows the decision in the opening chapter where father and son together pry rootlings from their houses foundation. Then, Joe says, My father stood, stretching his sore back. Thats enough, he says, though he was usually a perfectionist. I was unwilling to stop, however. With his three best buddies, Joe bikes around the reservation, spying on suspects, even a Catholic priest. In trying to track down his mothers attacker Joe is also seeking answerswhat makes a person violent and how should society treat violent people? Minor characters like Moosham offer comic relief to such a serious subject. And the sacred round house is both a crime scene and a metaphorical shelter. I would not label this an easy novel but the reading experience is worthwhile. Reading The Round House can be worthwhile Bookmark Pat Wellington Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com plates but in what ever you decide to eat out of. If you have a mess kit; an old bowl; a dishthat will hold this meal; you must bring that along. Of course you should bring a spoon too because eating Hobo Stew with your fingers could be a little embarrassing. You think Im kidding but Im not. So get your can to the office and see Geri for a ticket. If you prefer; you can just buy a ticket from her for $1 but either way; Geri needs to see your can or a dollar ASAP. There will a contest for the best costume; raffles and 50/50 drawings along with all the great music provided by our own Rich Becotte. This is going to be a real Hobo Ball; dont miss out.Derby DayGet out your favorite bonnet because on May 5, it will be Derby Day at Cherrywood again. Well be judging ladies hats; sharing traditional libations; watching the horses at Churchill Downs; and running our Cherrywood Horse Race. Well put up the big screen so everyone can watch the race and we have many other activities to put us in the mood. Mark your calendar and reserve that date for the fastest minutes in sport. If your group would like to purchase a race horse for the Cherrywood Horse Races, just stop by and see Geri. Protect your privacyIdentity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in our country. Protect yourself by shredding all your personal documents. To help you do this, on May 9 from 1 until 3 in the afternoon we will have a shredding service at the clubhouse to help you get rid of all the papers that have your personal information on them. This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those checks and other financial statements among other papers. Keep watching this column for more information.From Your ReporterSticker shock has struck again to us seniors. This time it isnt on a car but rather at the grocery store. Food costs have dramatically increased because of droughts or some other excuse. The latest reason Ive heard is that the corn is being used in our gasoline so theres less feed for the animals. The price of gas here in Ocala is on average; 8 to 15 cents higher per gallon than the national average. Apparently the shortage of corn is effecting the ethanol production too. Either that or trucks that deliver the fuel for our cars must drive an extra hour or so from Gainesville where gas is considerably cheaper. Unfortunately, neither the cost of fuel or food is figured into the national Cost Of Living Index so dont expect a jump in your social security checks any time soon. As usual, we will just have to bite the proverbial bullet. On a brighter side, while the cost of food and fuel continue to move upwards; this week has shown me that the cost of loving is pretty much the same as ever. Im speaking about my daughter Kim and her husband Larry who came into town for a visit. About a year and a half ago, both Kim and Larry were involved in a motorcycle accident that injured him and nearly killed her. For more than a month it was touch and go as to whether she would survive and even longer to asses the damage caused by her traumatic head injury. This week her Mom and I were able to put our arms around her and Larry and say a prayer of thanks for their survival and her continued recovery. We were again reminded about the things that are important in this world; not the cost of living but much more; the priceless joy of loving. Hugs dont cost anything; give them freely and often. Let your loved ones know you care.If you have a suggestion; idea or comment about this column; please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Its always good to hear from you. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 John Everloves daughter Kim and her husband, Larry. The goals we planned on reaching during our younger years didnt all reach fruition. Instead we learned to enjoy the ones that did and accept that maybe we were reaching too high on the others. Now, in our later years, maybe instead of goals we can practice new habits. We have the time to practice new habits that can bring us more happiness. One way might be learning how to be more mindful. Instead of being easily distracted, we can try to become more aware of our surroundings and feel grateful for our lives. Instead of bringing up children, earning a living, and other worthwhile goals, we now can take up a hobby that given us satisfaction and brings a purpose to our lives. Lets invest our energy in practicing new habits that will make us and those around us happier. Volunteering our time and/or knowledge to others helps many people enjoy their life. Some of us projected our happiness into the future. Well, if the future isnt now, when is it? Lets choose to be happy with the life we are now living. After all, happiness is known to increase life span.Folk Festival Food, dancing and live entertainment will be enjoyed at the Folk Festival on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons on Saturday, April 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. It is a free event! Enjoy an evening filled with Folk history and admiring professional Folk dancers perform cultural and historic dances. There will be live musical entertainment by Kathleen Kane and The Wynd Breakers, a multitalented versatile Folk band. The fun doesnt stop there. There will be live Folk demonstrations of spinning wool, wood carving and a showcase of antiques, novelty crafts and so much more. It would not be a festival without food! While walking around chow down on various foods such as BBQ, funnel cakes, sausages, kettle corn, cotton candy and more. A Folk Festival isnt a Folk Festival without food, music and dancing and we will have all those at your fingertips. Circle Square Commons Town Square is at 8405 SW 80th St. in Ocala.Theatre GroupThis is your last chance to see Something Old, Something New tonight, Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m., on stage, in the Recreation Ballroom and also, tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m. Its worth $8 for better seats and $6 for general seating to see members of this community, live, singing and acting to make you laugh. Come to the door at 6.30 or 2.30 on Sunday and we will be happy to seat you. If you have any questions call Anne at 352-7320706.OTOW Lions ClubApril 25 is the second annual Recycled Trashy Fashion Show. It is going to be one big night of Fashions from some very beautiful models. These fashions are made from recyclable items. You also can enjoy a special performance by Ocalas Dancing with the Drs, Dr. Justin Ferns. The tickets are $15 per person and they are sold Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 10 a.m. in the H and R Ballroom. For further information call Wendy Phillips at 352-861-0820. All funds raised will be used to help the less fortunate in our community and the entities we support.June Roberta can be reached at 352237-9208 or at jroberta@cfl.rr.com. Folk festival coming to commons OTOW June Roberta Rainbow Springs seeks volunteer river boat captains 2013 2013 2013 2013 000HIZG 3 ROOMS & 1 HALLWAY $ 79 95* EXPIRES 3/31/14 Chair Or Recliner Cleaned with purchase of a couch & loveseat. 352-401-1966 From start to satisfaction. SPRING IS COMING... Get a head start on your Spring Cleaning! 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HSHU Sunday, April 20 Crossroads United Easter serviceWe are looking forward to celebrating Easter this year, and have reserved a meeting place at the ballroom in the Hilton Hotel at 3600 SW 36th Ave., Ocala for this joyous occasion. Plan on joining us Sunday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. for our United Easter Service. Spanish translation will be made available and nurseries are provided.Saturday, April 26 Rummage sale at Peace LutheranThe annual rummage sale at Peace Lutheran Church will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no early sales. The ladies of the Peace chapter of the Lutheran Womens Missionary League will be working all week to sort and price the vast number of sale items which have been donated by members. Shoppers will find many unusual items at amazing bargain prices. The Peace Lutheran Mens Club will be assisting and will make hot dogs, chips and soft drinks available the day of the sale. Peace Lutheran Church, The Church On The Hill, is at 7201 S. Highway 41, five miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For more information call the church, 352489-5881 or visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or see us on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace4140. Sunday, April 27 German American picnic setThe German American Club of Marion County will host a picnic on Sunday, April 27, at noon, in Coehadjoe Park. Bratwurst and Polish sausage will be prepared by club members and served buffet style. Please bring a dish to share and your own snacks. Music will be provided by Bavarian Oskar. Tickets purchased before the picnic are $7 per member or $10 per non-member. Tickets purchased on the day of the picnic are $9 per member or $12 per non-member. For tickets, call Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207.Friday, May 2 The SPCAs Gone Bunco Were calling all bunco guys and gals to join us at our fundraiser called The SPCA of Marion Countys Gone Bunco. This event will be held on Friday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Klein Conference Center at the College of Central Florida on Southwest College Road. It will be a fun evening of games, prizes and raffles of valuable items. Hors doeuvres and beverages will be served. Tickets are $30 per person. A group can reserve a table of eight, or you can come with a friend and make new ones. During the evening you will learn more about our organization and the animals weve helped over the years. To order tickets, please call 352-362-8513. We thank all our friends and neighbors to support us on this special evening, just as you do all year long. Saturday, May 3 Jail Break 5K run/walk slatedThe Dunnellon Police Department, in partnership with BTY Fitness, will host the inaugural Dunnellon Jail Break 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3. The event will begin at Datesman Park at 12050 S. Ohio St. The event will benefit Special Olympics Florida. This 5K will wind through unique multi-terrain trails as well as city streets. Running clubs and enthusiasts as well as the novice runner/walker are able to participate. Costumes are encouraged as well. To register, visit www.active.com. Pre-registered participants will receive a Dunnellon Jailbreak 5K logo drawstring bag and race shirt, along with other goodies. Entry fee is $25; however, from April 1 to CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE25 www.chronicleonline.com/homeoutdoorliving April 5, 2014 | 10am-4pm Citrus County Auditorium | Inverness, FL ( Hwy. 41 S. next to Airport) Come out and meet vendors, great specials & discounts, cash and carry items available. DONT MISS IT! 000HQOU Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING Absolute Air Air FX Inc. Blackshears II Aluminum Carports & More Conner Home Solutions Dans Fan City DMT Cabinets Dream Kitchens Hondcu Countertops Lowes Inverness Meeks Water Treatment Naturecoast RV RJ Roofing Senica Air Suncoast Plumbing Sunshine Nursery Taylor Rental Crystal River West Coast Flooring Will Construction Make Your House a Dream Home Over 40 Door Prizes Each Valued $50 or more PEST CONTROL Receive a Special Bag of Goodies. Refreshments Door Prizes Florida Friendly Landscaping Garden Club Orchid Lovers Club Community Emergency Response Team First 100 Attendees Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING The Latest & Greatest in Home Improvement, Decor, Furnishings & More Kids Activities provided by DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? BACKYARD MAKEOVER? VOTE UNTIL APRIL 5 | NOON Special Thanks to our Backyard Makeover Sponsors $ 10,000 www.chronicleonline.com/backyardmakeover

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 1st Flight: 1-Chris Orndorff, 2 (tie)Sylvia Zappia and Jan Tennant 2nd Flight: 1-Roseann Lavacca, 2-Judy Klein 3rd Flight: 1-Salita Timmermeyer, 2-Ginger Drake Closest to the pin: Lynn Houghton Way to go, winners!ROLN golfOn March 13, the game was Par 4s Only. First Place: Vange Bell; Second Place: Joyce Madill. Vange Bell got a birdie on 16 and closest to the pin. On March 20, the game was Crystal Ball. Flight A First Place: Kim Hessel; Second Place: Sally Crass and Diana Schmidt (tied). Flight B First Place: Sue Conner; Second Place: Joan Scholl and Carol Foltynewicz (tied). Joan Scholl had a chip-in on #10. Rae Stover was closest to the pin on #16.Neighborhood partyA reminder the Hillside Neighborhood East and West potluck will be held tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 the Orchid Club. Sign in noon to 12:30, Potluck 12:30 to 2 p.m. Clean-up 2 to 3 p.m. Bring your own drinks, dont forget your passing dish. A small donation at the door would be appreciated to cover incidental expenses. Not too late to call Al and Sue at 352-484-0718 or Richard and Millie at 352-369-9908 if you forgot about attending.Do You RememberTune in to Len Teitlers Do You Remember, narrated by Anna Boodee featuring the May 5, 2010 Jewish Social Club Cabaret Night, with Lori Forman, following F Y I daily from March 28 to April 4 Thank you Len for all you do.St. Patricks Day TournamentOn March 14, the Royal Oaks Mens Golf Association conducted its annual St Patricks day Tournament. It was a one-day event with four-man teams competing. Winners were determined by teams accumulating the most points as follows: White Flight winners: Ron Tennant, Bill Steiger Al Auriemma, Tom Ducz Score 69 points Second Place: Ron Catapano, Dale Wurzburger, John DeSalvo, Jim Hessel Score 60 points Third Place: Dave Dawson, Ron Kowalewski, Ralph Lavacca, Jim Orndorff Score 57 points Senior Flight winners: Virgil Hein, Jan Flickinger, Ray Hagerman, Richard Spano Score 62 points Second Place: Sam Sample, Ray Thomas, Chuck Engel, Steve Casner Score 57 points Third Place: John Wargo, Jim Kennedy, Art Pruneau, Blind Score 56 points. After a chilly morning it warmed up nicely. Following golf the players enjoyed a buffet lunch served by Royal Oaks Restaurant. Thanks to John DeSalvo, Hal Loomis, and Emmett Dowling for hosting this event. A chilly morning does not stop the Royal Oaks golfers. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Ambassador newsFourth Passport Show: April 12, at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove Club. Ticket sales, Monday, March 31, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. For ticket requests after Monday, March 31, call Carol Forgette, 352-873-3074. The Gordy and Debbie Show: Gordy and Debbie perform an upbeat variety of country, 50s and 60s, gospel, and patriotic music splashed with a little comedy tailored to please audiences of all ages. This show incorporates video throughout the performance to make it a very visual experience. With state of the art sound, they bring the Branson show experience to our stage. See why they were named the favorite Branson Duo of the Year 2012. Easter Parade Dance: Saturday, April 19, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. Music by Music For All Occasions. Ticket sales Monday, April 7, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 per person. For ticket requests after April 7, call Carol Forgette, 352873-3074. Oak Run residents and their guests only. Make all checks payable to ORHA please, no cash. All your gardeners the following event sounds like a good way to spend an hour or so and pick up some plants. It sounds like fun even if you dont do gardening. I plan on stopping by. Laura Oak Run Garden Club The Oak Run Garden Club invites all Oak Run residents to The Farmers Market/Plant Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. There will be plants, fresh produce, numerous crafters, baked goods and sandwiches for sale. This is the annual fund raiser for our College of Central Florida Horticulture Scholarship. The next meeting of the Garden Club of Oak Run is Wednesday, April 2 at the Orchid Club beginning at 9 a.m. with the business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Our guest speaker is Guda Taylor of Taylor Nurseries and she will be presenting a program on spring flowers and also will have flowers for sale. Our Field Trip is April 9 departing at 9:15 a.m. on a Singing River Tour of the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers. Fee for the boat tour is $15. We will have lunch at the Blue Gator in Dunnellon on your own. Reservations must be prepaid at the April 2 meeting in order to know how many boats we will need for this trip. Plan to attend our next meeting and see what our club has to offer. We have friendly members, interesting programs, prize drawings, delicious refreshments and fun field trips!Library FriendsOak Run Friends of the Library will meet on Friday, April 4, at 1 p.m., for the second meeting of the year. The guest speaker will be Karen Hill from the Marion County Literacy Council. The Literacy Council has literacy classes, GED prep courses, and teaches English as a second language. The Literacy Council also works tirelessly to promote reading. If you havent visited the Oak Run Library lately or are new to Oak Run, come and see the wonderful selection of books regular hard cover, large print, and paperback books. New books are purchased on a regular basis, and, of course, donations of current books are always welcome. Library cards are free and you can check out books for two weeks at a time. Several years ago, one of our local columnists wrote a glowing column about the Oak Run library. The library is staffed with trained volunteers, and you are encouraged to ask the librarian for an application form to become a librarian. The library hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Friday and 9 to noon on Saturdays. Come and visit, check out books or other materials, and make new friends.Oak Run travelWe have two seats available due to cancellation on Pink Brochure Trip 25, Mid-Week Getaway to Fort Myers. On this trip you will see The Music Man at the Broadway Palms Dinner Theatre plus gaming oat the Seminole Casino-Immokalee. Staying overnight at the Hyatt Palace and following a hot breakfast buffet you will have the opportunity for more gaming at the Tampa Hard Rock casino on the way back to Oak Run. Call Connie Smith to get these two tickets. Reminders: Ticket Sales for trips in the new Blue Brochure have begun. On Saturday, the 29th at the Island Club, we will sell the Cedar Key Seafood Festival as well as Christmas at the Gaylord Palms. Refer to the back page of the Blue Brochure for the list of trips and when they are sold in April. Dont forget the Bermuda Cruise in August and the Western Caribbean-Panama Cruise in November. Call John Casabianca for both of these trips but hurry, the prices are going up on the Bermuda trip. A special thanks to those residents who have responded to the Future Trips page in the Blue Brochure. We are already making plans for the next brochure this coming fall so if you have any thoughts on those ideas or new ideas of your own please contact Jim Waddell or any of our Trip Coordinators. PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE15 April 19, the fee will increase to $30. Participants can register during the day of the run, but the fee will be $35 and no free T-Shirt will be given away. For information, visit www.active.com, like us on Facebook Dunnellon Jail Break 5K, or call 352-4658510.Country western dance setThe Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Country Western Dinner Dance featuring an encore performance by the Country Sunshine Band. The dance will be held May 3, 2014 in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. The evening includes a country style dinner, cash bar, 50/50, basket raffles and a door prize. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the church office, from the Knights or by calling 352-489-6221 for tickets/table reservations. Yoga in Sholom ParkThe outdoor season of yoga begins at 9 a.m. and will continue on the first Saturday of the month for 7 months. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-8547950.Monday, May 5 Savannah, Charleston tripHave you been wanting to see the sites in Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, but didnt want to drive? Well, sit back, relax and enjoy a bus trip with your friends from First Congregational Church. The trip dates are May 5 to May 8 with accommodations in the Historic District of Savannah at the Holiday Inn Express. River Street, Savannahs famed squares and restaurants are convenient and within walking distance. The cost includes the bus; three-nights accommodations, including buffet breakfast; a one-day tour of Savannah and a one-day tour of downtown Charleston. To reserve your spot and get pricing information, call Gen at 352-873-3377, or Janet at 352-237-2309.Saturday, May 10 Health Fair scheduledThe Florida Department of Health in Marion County invites Marion County residents and visitors to the Passport to Health community health fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, 1801 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala. Admission is free. More than 40 health and community support agencies will provide information and activities at the health fair, in addition to health department activities and services, including: Blood pressure, glucose, vision and hearing screening Fun walk Childhood immunizations Prize drawings and games Rapid HIV tests Clowns and face painting Activities for children and displays of fire, rescue and emergency management equipment will make the event enjoyable for people of all ages. For information on the Passport to Health community health fair call the Department at 352-629-0137. The Department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 24 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com SHINE seeks volunteers to help senior citizensDo you have time to donate to seniors and those with disabilities? SHINE, a volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, is looking for volunteers in Marion, Citrus and Hernando counties. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is not for the working person. This program requires the dedication of about 16 hours per month, mostly during workday hours, and more at certain times of the year. Training is three full days in length, followed by mentoring sessions with trained volunteers. SHINE is about helping clients make the best Medicare healthcare choices for their budget and needs. SHINE is completely unbiased, and free of charge to the public. Volunteers will have all costs covered during training and after. Training will take place May 28-30 in Homosassa. For additional information or to request an application, please call 1-800-262-2243 or visit online at: FloridaSHINE.org Julia McPherson, Realtor (352) 895-0722 Realty You will be impressed and proud to own this 3/2/2 solar-heated pool home on a landscaped corner lot. Open floor plan w/cath ceilings and many upgrades including an irrigation well.Easy to show you this home today. MLS #399483 BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME FOR SALE Mon. 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NEW STORE IN JASMINE PLAZA 6160 SW Hw y. 200, Ocala, 509-4983 Captain Morgan 1.75 Reg. $22.99 NOW $20.99 Smirnoff 1.75 Reg. $22.99 NOW $19.99 Silver Patron 375ml Reg. $26.99 NOW 2 FOR $39.99 Popov V odka 1.75 Reg. $15.49 NOW $13.99 Crown Royal 1.75 Reg. $45.99 NOW $40.99 Crown Royal 750 Reg. $23.99 NOW $20.99 HUGE SELECTION OF BEER, LIQUOR AND WINE 000HNL9 MISSIONS CONFERENCE 2014 April 4, 5, and 6 Join us as we find the answers. Friday, 4/4 6:45 pm John Holloway Florida Baptist Convention Saturday, 4/5 Service 6:45 pm with Pete Menendez Marion Baptist Association Sunday 4/6 Service 8:30 am 12:00 pm Great Missionaries to speak 6:00 pm Service Missions Panel Q & A There will be a MISSIONS F AIR each day to celebrate mission opportunities. Friday 3:00 4:30 pm, Saturday 2:00 4:30 pm Sunday 8:30 am 1:00 pm First Baptist Church Dunnellon 20831 Powell Rd, Dunnellon 352-489-2730 000HI3G 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 V alid through Mar. 31, 2014. Must present coupon. Offer may not be utilized with other offers. T ee times may be 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 Wi thout Lunch $32 00 +tax AFTER 1:00PM (Deli sandwich, chips, and soft drink) $29 00 +tax Includes Lunch Wi thout Lunch 000HRAB R&L Auto Detailing Call for Appt. 875-6484 6895 SW Hwy. 200 4 Miles West of I-75 ... because your car deserves better. Reg. $ 39 95 SPRING SPECIAL: HAND WASH & WAX WORLD CLASS SERVICE SINCE Includes Windows, Vacuum Carpets, Wheel Treatment, Tire Shine & Door Jams GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 00 0H PV N 000HRPQ Massage Therapy Manual L ymphatic Drainage at Jasmine Plaza 30 min. $ 25 60 min. $40 90 min. $60 By appointment only 352-620-4298 Lic. Massage Therapist Penny Chester -Reilly Lic. #MM31909

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Putting yourself in someone elses shoes isnt easy for you. But if you do it, youll gain a better perspective of what you need to do to achieve your goals. Be open to new ideas. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) There are still some problems you might have to deal with before moving on to your next project. Its good to accept help from those who share your objectives. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its time to recognize the difference between those who are truly concerned for you and those who simply plan to use your good nature to their advantage. New ideas become increasingly attractive. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Depending on a promise made becoming a promise kept could be more than a mite unwise at this time. Its best to proceed on your own rather than wait for aid that might never arrive. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A recently revitalized relationship might not be quite what the Big Cat expected. But give yourself more time to deal with the changes. A little flexibility can go a long way. Good luck. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A major change could prompt more adjustments. Some of them might be difficult to deal with at first. But hang in there, and before you know it, youll be coasting to your next goal. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Your sense of justice prompts you to speak out against an unfair situation, even if you seem to be the only one who feels that way. But you soon learn that many others agree with you. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Creating a fuss is not usually your style. But that doesnt mean you should tolerate an illmannered attitude. Speak up for yourself, and youll earn the respect of others. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You might have a few loose ends to tie up before you can stamp your project as complete. But once thats done, you might want to celebrate with someone special. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Disappointment darkens the Goats mood. But close friends rally to pull you through with words of encouragement. Use their confidence in you to rebuild your own selfesteem. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An upcoming decision might be more difficult with inaccurate information. Best to recheck the data you have right now to be sure it wont mislead you later. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) An offer you previously turned down might no longer be available. But if you do some checking around, you could find something else that would suit you fine. Dear Readers, I have had such an interesting week here in Oak Run. There were tears as I attended the Veterans meeting and listened to the incredible story from speaker Jay Carmichael, a prisoner during World War II (Battle of the Bulge). I was moved by the candle lighting to this years deceased veterans. I also had the privilege of meeting three other survivors of this famous battle; Harry Kirby (Oak Run), Carmel Whetzel (prisoner, escaped and recaptured) and Clarence Buckman (present President of Chapter 48 Battle of the Bulge.). Thank you to all veterans who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. On a lighter note I spent an hour at a rehearsal for PACORs Rexs Exes a comedy. The play opens with some very funny lines and I had a good laugh. I also have to say this is a dedicated, hard working group committed to entertaining us. Dont forget to get your tickets. I have mine. LauraBocce tournamentThe Bocce Tournament will be held on Friday, April 4 at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is Saturday, April 5. The top 32 players with 60 percent play dates will be eligible to participate. We will also have a list of backup players. Come on out to play or watch the players, while enjoying coffee and donuts. This sounds like a fun time and who can turn down coffee and donuts. The dinner dance will be on Sunday, April 27 at the Orchid Club at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each with a turkey dinner catered by Bob Evans. See or call your Captain for tickets, which can be paid by cash or check.Ballroom Dance ClubPlease note correction from committee. Club membership is $6 per year, but only the dances with music provided by one of our members will be free to members. When we have to hire a band or DJ for the occasion there will be a minimal charge for members as well as their guests.Royal Oaks Womens 18 hole golfThis columnist does not think a little unpleasant weather will keep these gals from playing! On Tuesday, March 18, the weather tried to keep the R.O. Womens 18-hole golf from playing but the ladies started out and the weather improved and provided a pleasant day. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000Hr1n 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 4/15/14 G O LF B U RG ER & B E ER $ 4 3 P E R P E RS ON G O LF B U RG ER & B E ER G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 43 P ER P ERSON $ 43 P ER P ERSON Plus Tax (4 or more players) I knew I had to make the initial presentation a great presentation. Chocolate just would not do and I needed to come up with some kind of medical name. Then it suddenly struck me. I knew exactly how I could present it. I purchased some special chocolate, dark chocolate that is, to bring home and make the presentation. As soon as I got into the house, the question reverberated throughout the halls. You do not have chocolate, do you? It was the question I was waiting for. I have heard this question for as long as we have been married. I never knew quite how to deal with that question, until now. No, my dear, I said parsing my words very carefully, this is Medical Chocolate. I presented it to her with the biggest smile I could slap on my face. Before she could respond to that presentation, I began explaining to her all of the medical and health benefits to chocolate. I quoted the doctor who claimed chocolate had some mysterious and wonderful medicinal properties unnoticed before now. It is hard to argue with a doctor even one on TV. Before she could respond, I presented her with a piece of this ravishingly delicious dark chocolate. I was rather proud of myself and I was reminded of what old King Solomon said in the Old Testament. Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou? (Ecclesiastes 8:4). Not every word is good and trustworthy; but every word of God can be trusted and has the power to lift me up into the heavens and delightful worship and praise.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christ Church of Marion CountyFriday, March 28: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29: Metro Crime Prevention, Luncheon and Seminar, noon. Sunday, March 30: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Joy Night, 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 2; Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3: Praise amd Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Friday, April 4: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, March 30: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with staffed nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Sanctuary Choir practice begins at 4 p.m.; evening worship begins at 6 p.m. with study in the book of Hebrews. Visitors are always welcome to worship with us and to attend all other scheduled services. Come and join us as we welcome our new Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers. Sunday, March 30 is National Friends Day at churches across the U.S. We encourage all our members, as well as members of all churches, to invite family members, neighbors, and acquaintances who are not connected to another church to come and join us for a blessed time of worship and refreshments afterward. Lets make this a day when we fill our churches with those who have not discovered how important and what a wonderful experience attending church can be. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m., all visitors are welcome. Wednesday, April 2: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. studying Prayer taught by Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers; Youth activities begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5: Ladies come and enjoy a great time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal at the SWCC ladies Mini-Retreat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food, music, a craft and more. If you have questions or just want to learn about Angels, this retreat is for you. Please RSVP to Lucy Lieber at 352-620-8058 by Sunday, March 30. Sunday, April 13: On Palm Sunday, our Sanctuary Choir and drama team, under the direction of Peter Bunch, Music Minister, will present our Easter musical at 6 p.m. This years musical is titled, On A Hill Too Far Away, and is a story that is powerful and convicting, which challenges us to put the Cross of Christ back into the center of our lives. For the Cross is central to our Christian faith, it cannot be explained away, it cannot be ignored, it cannot be stripped of its cruelty and shame, the cross cannot and will not be denied. The way of the cross leads us home. You are invited to come and share with us this wonderful and marvelous musical story. 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. Southwest Christian Church is at 9045 SW 60th Ave. (South off State Road 200), Ocala 34476, phone 352861-9080.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church March 30 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown is studying, The Reign of David Sweet Psalmist of Israel, and our Home Builders/Young Adults class, taught by Dan Rushing, is studying, Building Against the Odds A Study of Nehemiah, The Auditorium Class is taught by Bill Wallett. In the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Written In Red. Our Pastor Randall Brown, will bring a challenging message from the Word of God. Sunday evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 SW 105th St., off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.St. Jude CatholicAnthonys Attic, our venue for used items, continues to be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. It is located on the north side of the building for your shopping convenience. Stations of the Cross will take place every Friday during Lent at 8:30 a.m. in English through April 11 and at 7 p.m. in Spanish through April 18. Fish Dinners at St. Jude: St. Jude Catholic Community holds Lenten fish dinners on Fridays through April 11, the dinners will be served from 4:30 to 6. The menu is baked or fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter and dessert. Ticket cost (not including beverage) is $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12 and may be purchased at the door. Takeouts will be available as usual. All are invited to come and enjoy a good meal and fellowship. St. Jude Catholic Community is at 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks. Crossroads ChurchSunday: Morning Services 9 and 11 a.m. Kids Church 9 and 11 a.m. Spanish Service 1 p.m. Bible Alive Bible Study 6 p.m. Tuesday: Intercessory Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday: Family Training Hour 7 p.m. Crossroads Student Ministries 7 p.m. Boys and Girls Clubs 7 p.m. Thursday: Spanish Bible Study 7 p.m. Crossroads Childcare Center: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ELC approved, Bilingual staff Crossroads Church, 8070 SW 60th Ave., Ocala Phone 352-291-2080, www.crossroadscog.netFirst CongregationalPainting The Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith is the topic of this years Lenten Series at First Congregational Church, which will be held in the Enrichment Center (7171 SW State Road 200), Wednesdays at noon to April 9. Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. The DVD series features more than a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers who will guide us through a journey of discovery that we are not separate from the creativity that produced us. Following the discussion, a light lunch will be served.Peace LutheranPeace Lutheran Church at 7201 South Highway 41, five miles north of Dunnellon, is beginning the celebration of the season of Lent which leads us through Holy Week to Easter. This year Pastor McKee is using The Lords Prayer as the midweek and Holy Week theme. The Wednesday services will be at noon, preceded by Bible Study at 10 a.m., and pot-luck lunch at 11:15 a.m. Future topics will be: April 2, noon, Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, John 9:1, 13, 34 April 9, noon, Forgive Us Our Trespasses . John 11:1 April 17, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, Lead Us Not Religion into Temptation, Luke 22:39 April 18, 7 p.m., Good Friday, Deliver Us from Evil, Luke 23:46 The Easter Sunday celebration service, on April 20, will be at 10 a.m. The family of Peace Lutheran Church, The Church on the Hill, welcomes Dunnellon and surrounding communities to join them for all of the services, to fellowship, and to focus on the events leading up to the Last Supper, Christs betrayal, arrest, crucifixion, burial, and finally, His triumphant Easter morning resurrection. For details, contact the church office at 352-4895881, visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or visit on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace41-40. Bible Baptist ChurchBible Baptist Church has expanded its ministry and now has two campuses to worship Jesus in, according to David Lambert, Pastor. The Southeast Campus is at 3401 SE Lake Weir Ave., phone 352-622-8750: Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Childrens Church: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Choir Practice 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. The Southwest Campus is at 7651 SW State Road 200 in Circle Square Plaza.: Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m. Sunday Evening 6 p.m. Our website is: Biblebaptistocala.comJoy Lutheran ChurchOn April 2, Jayne Elspermann, principal of West Port High School, will speak on Caring for the Children. On the last Wednesday, April 9, a Stephen Minister will speak on Caring for Each Other. The theme for the Sunday worship services (8:15 and 11 a.m.) during Lent, Pastor Edward L. Holloway, Jr. will relate his message to the gospel lessons on such subjects as), Invited (3/16), Understood (3/23), Healed (3/30), and Raised (4/6). All are welcome to attend these services. Joy Evangelical Lutheran Church is located on SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information contact the church office at 352-854-4509 ext.221.Temple Bnai DaromTemple Bnai Darom will be holding a Passover Seder at the Temple, 49 Banyan Course, Ocala on Monday night, April 14 at 6. A traditional Seder service will be conducted by our spiritual leader, Rabbi Harold Jaye followed by a full seder dinner. Choice of main course will be brisket or chicken. Cost per person is $28.50. For reservations or information call Elaine at 352-789-5617 or Anne at 352-245-1212. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE27 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 000HQPT Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Class 4 Therapeutic Laser N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. 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JimThank God my husband Jim is doing OK after his surgery. He has a long way to go to be back to his energetic self. Thanks to all the readers who inquired and sent cards and also to Dr. Taub and the nurses and workers at Munroe Regional Medical Center. He got wonderful care. A special thank you to Carmen and Jaye Salva for your thoughtfulness.50thI happened to meet Sandy Barsky at the clubhouse and she said her and her hubby Leonard will be celebrating their wedding anniversary very soon. Congratulations Sandy and Leonard. Sandy is coordinator of SCNs Quilt club and in a future column I will let you know what some of the quilters are doing.Crape MyrtlesIts time to prune your crape myrtles. They are beautiful and very low maintenance. Also can withstand cold or heat and come in so many wonderful colors.Floor exercisesFloor exercise at the SCN clubhouse is Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9 a.m. Soon, maybe another 5-6 weeks, the group will move their exercises out to the pool. I am not sure but think they will exercise on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. More later. Hope St. Patricks day was a good one and you enjoyed a corned beef and cabbage dinner. See you April 11. Regards from Jan. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com than minimum wage? A recent USA Today/Pew Research Center poll found that nearly two-thirds of Republicans (64 percent) and more than nine out of 10 Democrats believe government should take action to reduce poverty. If 25 of us wearing T-shirts stating our support for a living wage rattled the administration of a hotel, what might the 46 million people living in poverty in this country achieve working together? Perhaps they could move the country in the direction where most Americans stand.Luz Vega-Marquis is president and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation, which publishes Equal Voice News. Distributed by American Forum. WAGECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 idea why these girls werent disciplined or expelled from school. I guess things were handled differently back then. Thankfully these girls grew tired of bullying me and my last year at that elementary school was uneventful. Bullying can change who you are as a person. It can make you angry and bitter or it can make you more sympathetic to others who have suffered the same fate. I chose the latter. Kathy Hall Oak Creek VillageLearn our languageThis is America, Land of the Free, Home of the Brave. We open our arms to all to live the American Dream. But...learn our language! To the millions of undocumented people living here, working here, getting some of the American dream here, if you want to live here please learn our language. Why should we push #1 for English, why should our politicians learn your language? I got a bee in my bonnet when I heard a newsperson say our new politicians should learn to speak Latino. Why? This is not Mexico or Latin America. This is not a political issue....this is an American issue. Marie Segovis OcalaNew fenceDont you just love the new white fence on the main entrance street? Wonder how much it cost the residents? Each year during the budget meeting the developer will say how hard he and the board members worked to keep the cost down. By the end of the period he will always spend on something that is questionable. Dont you just love it? Ed Hertzler OTOW LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Within the confines of our blissful domicile, an ongoing controversy has all but come to an end. I like it when things are solved and I happen to be right. This time I was right. After all, if it is on TV it must be right! Controversies are not really that bad unless somebody is a sore loser. Nobody likes a whiner or a sore loser. Of course, I have come close many times to be a sore loser. Fortunately, I have chosen to be just a loser. It makes for quietness in the home, if you know what I mean. For as long as the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly have been married the one reoccurring controversy is in the state of chocolate in our home. According to one side, chocolate is bad and shall not be brought into this house. The other side, and I am not stating exactly which side I am on, says the chocolate is delightful and wonderful and should be a regular consumption item in the house. No matter how eloquently I presented my case, the house rules were simply this; no chocolate in our mansion. This has caused me a great deal of pain in trying to smuggle in the delicacy without getting caught. Apparently, someone in our house can smell chocolate 13 blocks down the street. I tried some experimental strategy in this area. On my wifes birthday, I would always get her a chocolate cake with chocolate icing and then have 13 candles on it. For several years, all she could focus on were the 13 candles. I love it when a plan comes together. Finally, she caught on and that plan had to be trashed. One of the busiest times around the parsonage is Thanksgiving. All of the family in the area comes in for a delicious dinner as well as several friends who have nowhere else to go. On these occasions, I go out of my way and order a large chocolate cake with chocolate icing with a miniature turkey on the top. Everybody is focused on that miniature turkey. After a few years someone in the house caught on to my plan, kept the turkey, but threw out everything underneath that turkey. As she was doing so, she looked at me with one of those looks. Back to the drawing board again. I did have some reprieve when the grandchildren were visiting. Everybody knows grandchildren love chocolate and need chocolate to boost their energy level. For some reason, Grandma knew exactly when the children had consumed chocolate of any amount. You do not have chocolate, grandma would scowl at the grandchildren, do you? As all good grandchildren do, they looked at grandma with chocolate all over their phase and said as cute as possible, Oh, no grandma. It took a lot of practice for me to get them to that point of thespian excellence. I usually awarded them with another piece of chocolate, of course behind grandmas back. I cannot tell all of the pain and agony I have gone through in this area of chocolate. Then, some medical research geek solved all of my problems in this area of chocolate. According to some medical research, there is something in dark chocolate that is beneficial to our health. I do not know the details, but that is all I needed to know to bring my case to our home. I knew I had to present this in a manner that would be irresistible to my wife. She is big on healthy eating. Every time we eat there is so much green on my plate that I am not sure if I am eating grass or what! She calls them vegetables; I have other names for them, which cannot be published. Having a wonderful chocolate fantasy Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE10 SCNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 This last winter we have been blessed with lots of rain. We expect this kind of weather to continue because April showers bring May flowers. And, of course, May flowers bring Pilgrims. While singing in the rain on the Alley we take a look at some flowery tales.SurpriseWhile enjoying the nice weather, a man decided to get his wife a dozen roses and surprise her after work. The minute he opened the door, his wife took one look at the flowers in his hand and started screaming. This is the worst day I have ever had! The kids have been terrible. They got in a food fight, the washing machine broke and flooded the place, I burned dinner, and the dog chewed up my best pair of shoes. And now youve got the nerve to come home drunk!How true!A small boy was awakened by a huge crash of thunder. He ran into his parents room, where his father comforted him. Dont be afraid of the thunder, he said. Its just a noise that God makes when someone tells a lie. But why is it thundering now? asked the boy. Its the middle of the night and everyone is sleeping. I know, replied the father. But its about this time that they start to print the newspapers.FlowersAfter the windy rainstorm she walked over to the one single flower, still standing proud and tall, firmly planted in its given space. All the others had been blown away; they would return by next year. For now, her garden was, simply, this aster.RaindropsIt was raining cats and dogs and there were poodles in the street. Joan has a boyfriend who visits her only in stormy weather. Hes her rain beau. What do you send to a sick florist? When the heavy rain hit the stadium during the game, the fans poured out. Weather forecasters thinking is sometimes clouded. The sign read, Whether today, rainy and humid. That was the worst spell of weather Ive ever seen. To a cab driver, a rainy day means fare weather. She was only a florists daughter but she was potted all the time. When it rains chickens and ducks, its fowl weather. Eve showed up one morning wearing flowers instead of a fig leaf. She was one of the first women to Looking ahead to when April showers bring May flowers wear bloomers. It can rain money when there is change in the weather. Botanists have developed a vegetable that eliminates the need to brush your teeth. Its called bristle sprouts.Going to the dogsThe teacher explained, quite a number of plants and flowers have the prefix dog. For instance, the dog rose and the dog violet are well known. Can you name another? There was silence, and then a boy called out, proud of his knowledge, collieflower. Heads upTwo bees ran into each other. One asked the other how things were going. Bad, said the second bee. The weather has been wet and there arent any flowers or pollen, so I cant make any honey. No problem, said the first bee. Just fly down five blocks until you see all the cars. Theres a Bar Mitzvah going on and there are all kinds of fresh flowers. Thanks for the tip, said the second bee, as she flew away. When the bees ran into each other again the first bee asked, Howd it go? Fine, said the second bee. Uh, whats that thing on your head? asked the first bee. Thats my yarmulke, said the second bee, I didnt want them to think I was a wasp.Watered-down readingA Williston couple has a creek that runs across their property. The wife spends most of her time working on the creek banks, planting flowers, fertilizing, and then keeping the banks clean, because if theres anything she likes, its to weed a good brook. Of course, she also reads that popular monthly magazine, Weeders Digest.Swamped with good luckA couple months ago Tony entered a contest and won a few acres of low land near the Everglades. Right after that he won a $950,000 house, so naturally he built it on his new land. Just after he moved there, as he sat on the porch watching the rain and listening to the thunder, it all started to sink in. Pun Alley Dick Frank Friday, March 28: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Nashville Recording Artist Willie Crisel 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Hall. Saturday, March ch 29: Stuff Cabbage Dinner $7, Entertainment Kenny Jackson Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Social Quarters. Sunday, March 30: Nascar Sunday with a potluck from 3 to 5 p.m., lodge will provide Sloppy Joes Monday, March 31: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Wings Basket 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Open Darts 5:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 2: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., 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, April 4: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Randy Stanley 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the 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 March ion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St. Phone 352-854-2200. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, March 28, 2014 BY LUZ VEGA-MARQUIS Special to the CitizenTake a look at your bills: What do you pay for food, housing, clothing, health care, utilities and transportation? How much would it take for your family to just get by? Could you make it on $15,000 a year? $21,000? What would your family have to do without to make ends meet? What exactly does it take to make it in America? The working poor are not fundamentally different, nor do they practice some kind of magical math that allows them to support their families on wages that would sink your own. This year, President Obama called for a raise in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour. The controversy that followed was as predictable as it was irrelevant to those with the most at stake: the low-wage working poor. As usual, voices of those most affected have been glaringly absent. Also missing is any discussion of the bread-and-butter question: What is it actually like to live on $7.25 or $9 an hour? Does either of these numbers constitute what working families need and deserve? Although the terms minimum wage and living wage are sometimes used interchangeably, their meanings are quite different. A minimum wage is the lowest a business can legally pay. A living wage is what its workers need to meet their families basic needs to stave off the choice between a gallon of gas and a gallon of milk. A full-time worker at the federal minimum wage makes $14,500 a year, placing him or her below the federal poverty line if that worker is supporting a family of two or more. A $9-an-hour minimum wage would push that annual income up to $21,000. But if you look at that raise in inflation-adjusted dollars, it leaves todays minimum-wage worker making significantly less than he did in 1968. Low-wage workers, despite the fuzzy math of the minimumwage debate, cannot spin paychecks of straw into middle-class gold. The working poor do what they must, whether that means living in substandard housing or making do with low-cost, low-nutrition food. But their bottom-line needs are no different from anyone elses. President Obamas savviest move may have been his call for communities to act on their own, passing living-wage ordinances at local and state levels. In Washington State, for example, legislators have introduced a measure to raise the states minimum wage from $9.32 an hour to $12 an hour by 2017. This livable-wage issue is a priority for the Marguerite Casey Foundation. So when we found out that the general manager of the hotel we had booked months in advance for a staff retreat helped lead the campaign against a minimum-wage increase, we were taken aback. It was too late to cancel our reservation, so we opted to do what we had each day since the foundations inception: We would wear our values on our sleeves literally. The morning of the retreat, 25 staff members arrived at the hotel, all wearing T-shirts saying, We support a living wage. The hotels general manager soon sought us out. But he had not approached us to debate a living wage. His concern was narrower. Are there more of you? he said. In the short term, it was easy enough to reassure him that, no, there were no busloads of protesters heading for the hotel. But the truer answer is, Yes, there are more of us families across America who believe in the promise of the American Dream. How could we explain that all we wanted was for those who slept in beds and ate food made by minimum-wage workers to question policies and priorities that leave those workers struggling to feed and house their own families? And for businesses like his to recognize that it takes a work force to grow a profit line. No matter how good the product, a business is only as good as the people it employs. Dont they deserve more The question barely left U.S. Rep. Ted Yohos lips when the crowd started to respond with the word Patriot. That wasnt what Yoho wanted to hear. It was at the town hall meeting that the Congressman held at West Port High School last Monday night as some hardy souls braved a long walk from the parking lot after driving through rain to get there. He asked, Is Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor? Snowden is the man who revealed American security secrets and is currently in Russia, where presumably more of the secrets he knows have already been given to the Russians. Snowden is a traitor, Yoho said emphatically, despite the instant reaction from the crowd. He added that members of Congress had been secretly briefed and said, If you had read some of the stuff that I had, youd agree. I only had to read a little to realize that he is a traitor. That, friends, is the problem. What Yoho and other Congressmen dont get is why the people replied patriot. Many people feel that we, the people, should have been able to see what the Congressman saw, that there shouldnt be secrets in our government by the people, for the people. Snowdens releases were instrumental in our finding out the secret security spying that goes on against cell phone and computer owners and we werent happy about it. Yoho doesnt understand why, because, despite being a rookie, he is in the power structure in Washington, he is part of the structure that approves of secrets against the American people. Yes, we dont need people giving away our nations secrets of intelligence gathering, provided that gathering is within the law and good common sense. Some of the stuff that Snowden revealed is neither. Remember, this was a town hall meeting, which is usually stacked with people in favor of the person holding the meeting. And for most of the meeting, Yoho found himself amid admirers of his stands, particularly against Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, both of whom he wants to remove from office. But his question about Snowden opened the doors for those who disagree with the Congressman. Were not sure whether Snowden is a patriot or a traitor, because we dont have all the facts. Apparently, people like Yoho and his ilk are going to make sure that we dont get those facts. And that means Americans will still be in the dark. Speaking of being in the dark, this meeting was held at West Port on a day when the rain poured all day. This is a beautiful high school, but it is not built to host meetings which attract a number of senior citizens to the schools den, which is in the middle of the campus. The entrance we were directed to use led to a sidewalk at an angle to the covered walkway, and that sidewalk was under a couple of inches of water, so people were sloshing in their shoes by the time they got to the meeting room. An aide was asked why the meeting wasnt held at a more accessible place, such as the OTOW meeting rooms, and he said, Because wed have to pay for them. Is there a lesson there?Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen.. 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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. Aquick look at the traffic reports for the past couple of weeks shows that things are not well on the roads of Marion County. Heading the list is a March 12 crash in southwest Marion County, where County Roads 475A and B intersect (thats extreme Southwest 27th Avenue). A threecar wreck sent several people to the hospital, and just a few days ago the woman driving the vehicle that allegedly caused the wreck was accused of DUI. On Maricamp Road in the Shores, a 91-year-old man pulled out in front of moving traffic, ignoring a flashing red light, and was killed in the subsequent wreck. Another accident on Maricamp resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. A traffic stop on State Road 200 last week resulted in a huge drug haul, as did another traffic stop on East State Road 40. The man who was arrested in the drug haul on 200 was stopped again this week, and again he had drugs in his vehicle. Why he was out of jail is hard to figure. A man riding a bicycle in the dark was struck and seriously injured on County Road 314. The vehicle that struck him, believed to be a Toyota Tacoma, left the scene, and law enforcement is looking for that truck with damage to the right front. Traveling in Marion County can be hazardous to your health. Our troopers and deputies are spread so thin that intensive traffic enforcement is virtually impossible. The only way to prevent some of this stuff is to tell people the age-old things: Dont drink and drive, and slow down. You can drive on any road in Marion County, and particularly highways in the western part of the county, and you will see drivers failing to stay in a single lane, changing lanes and making turns without a signal, and speeding recklessly even in the middle of heavy rainstorms. Sometimes its hard to get people to prevent accidents by obeying the simplest of traffic rules. Everyone is in a hurry and many take to the roads with the attitude, I have the right of way and others better watch out. The only thing we can say is that people should report reckless drivers, get tag numbers and let police know who is driving that way. We all have to play a part in making the roads safer. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Traffic rules: Dont drink, slow down Edward Snowden: Patriot or traitor? A minimum wage is not necessarily a living wage READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor PLEASESEEWAGE PAGE9 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR My tale of bullyingReading Jim Clarks commentary on bullying brought back painful memories for me. I grew up in a small town in Ohio. Because we lived so close to the school I walked to school every day. I was painfully shy as a child and to make matters worse I stuttered severely. This unfortunate combination made me the perfect target for bullying. In the fifth grade I was bullied relentlessly by two sisters. They were well known to school officials. These girls were tough and I was terrified of them. These sisters threatened to beat me up after school every day. One time while I was walking to school one of them ran up behind me, grabbed the collar of my dress (back then girls were not permitted to wear jeans, slacks or shorts to school) and jerked on it so hard that all of the buttons popped off. Luckily, this happened in front of the home of a family friend. She brought me into her home and mended my dress so that I could continue to school. My mom spoke to the school principal and, to guarantee my safety, the principal allowed me to leave school early every day so that I could walk home unafraid. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 5 Womens Spring BreakCelebrate with the Womens Spring Break. Join the Womens Ministry enjoying a continental breakfast, friendship; lunch at the baked potato bar, fellowship; special events with speakers Alan Tison, Director of Advancemant at Johnson University Florida and Twila Sias, Childrens Ministry and teaches in areas of education and psychology; and special sessions including a Make & Take card making class. Event starts at 9 a.m. Free to all women. Child care is available (note need on registration). door prizes. To register, please call 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/. Early childhood festivalIts a celebration for the whole family from infants to 8 year olds. Laugh, learn, play, sing, dance and explore the activities and vendors on the lawn of the Learning Lab School, Building 18, College of Central Florida Campus, 3100 SW College Road, Ocala, on Saturday, April 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents will enjoy learning about Marion County services for young children while the kids will enjoy games, crafts, treats, face painting, a free book, art, music and good ole family fun! The Week of the Young Child is a national celebration calling for communities to come together and honor young children and all those who make a difference in childrens lives. Young children and their families depend on high-quality education and care, which help them get a great start and bring lasting benefits to Marion County. Early years are learning years for all young children. Festival sponsors are: Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, College of Central Florida Early Childhood Program, Family Times Magazine, and the Marion County Public Library System. For more information about the Third Annual Early Childhood Festival call Elizabeth Deola at the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, 352-3692315.Sunday, April 6 Master Choir performsThe Central Florida Master Choir, conducted by Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr., will perform a concert on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 1126 East Silver Springs Blvd. (which is State Road 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala, Florida. The program will include Leonard Bernsteins Chichester Psalms and other works. Admission to the concert is free but an offering will be taken to benefit the Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information about the concert, call 352537-0207.Tuesday, April 8 Ocala Macintosh User Group meetsThe Ocala Macintosh User Group will meet Tuesday, April 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George Anglican Cathedral Parish Hall, 5646 SE 28th St., Ocala. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com days, and closed on Mondays. In addition to daily admission, a 12-month membership is available for $25 for seniors 55 and over, $30 for adults 18 and over, $40 for two seniors over age 55, $50 for a family of two adults and any children under age 18, and $15 for college students and current or retired educators. Owned and operated by College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, just east of downtown on State Road 40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). For more information call the Appleton Museum of Art at 352-2914455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.Friday, April 4 Two-day Golden SoundsThe Ocala Palms Golden Sounds chorus is hard at work preparing for its spring show. The concert titled The Sensational Sixties will be an extravaganza of the great musical masterpieces of the 1960s and will be presented on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. The performance will contain songs from Godspell, West Side Story, The Music Man and Grease, along with a multitude of other songs, which were popular during the sixties. Tickets are $8 per person and are available by calling 401-7505 or 4020609. Intermission will include wine and cheese snacks. Invite your friends and neighbors to join you in a fun filled, toe tapping, hand clapping evening of wonderful music and camaraderie. Come prepared for audience participation as we look back at The Sensational Sixties. Saturday, April 5 Chess club to meetThe chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352-873-2276. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 432~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com BY RON POLLACK Special to the CitizenHave you started to experience challenges with living on your own? Do you need help with medical care or daily activities? A nursing home may seem like your only option. But there are good alternatives, including home care and assisted living. However, it's important for you to learn what kinds of services Medicare and Medicaid will and won't cover. (Medicaid is the nation's health insurance program for lowincome individuals and familiesincluding seniorsand for people with disabilities.)What is homeand community-based care?You may have access to services such as Meals on Wheels, visiting and shopper services, and adult day care programs. But what if you need other kinds of assistance? Home health services (also called homeand community-based care) help seniors who need additional support so they can safely stay in their homes or who are recovering after a hospital stay. These services include short-term nursing care and rehabilitative care (like physical therapy). Registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, home health aides, and medical social workers provide home health care. Medicare pays for a limited number of one-hour home health visits, but only for medical care. Medicaid may pay for other types of home care, depending on your situation and the state you live in. You may be able to find other non-medical services in your community through your local Area Agency on Aging.What is assisted living?Assisted living facilities (or assisted living homes) bridge the gap between independent living and nursing homes. These facilities typically provide services like assistance with personal care and medications, and they give residents more freedom and privacy than nursing homes. They range in size from small houses that serve a few residents to very large facilities with hundreds of residents. Assisted living facilities cost less than nursing homes but are still very expensive, costing an average of $3,300 a month.What do Medicare and Medicaid pay for nursing home care and nursing home alternatives?Many people are confused about what Medicare and Medicaid cover. Nursing H ome Care Medicare does not cover most nursing home care. Medicare pays only for certain skilled nursing or rehabilitative care, and only after a hospital stay. The duration of this coverage is limited. To learn more about coverage limits, visit the Medicare website at http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/skilled-nursingfacility-care.html. Medicaid covers most nursing home care if you have a low income. Each state sets its own income eligibility level for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care. In many states, you must also have limited assets to have Medicaid cover your nursing home care. A lter natives to Nursing H ome Care Medicare covers very little of this care. For example, Medicare won't pay your rent for an assisted living facility, but it will cover some health care you receive while you are in assisted living. Medicaid pays for some assisted living costs for people with low incomes in several states. Every state has at least one Medicaid program that will pay for other alternatives to nursing facility care, and most have multiple programs. Each state's program is different. Plus, individuals must meet the eligibility rules for that particular program. For example, some programs focus on individuals with particular health care needs. And some programs are limited to a certain number of people, which creates waiting lists. Many people end up paying the full cost of assisted living entirely out of their own pockets.To Learn MoreTo learn more about Medicare and Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, assisted living, and other options, contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP. SHIPs offer free counseling and assistance by phone and in person. Find the SHIP in your state online at https://shipnpr.shiptalk.org/shipprofile.aspx. Also, the Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services. Find it online at http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare.net/Public/Index.aspx. When you need a little help: Alternatives to nursing home care The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is calling for Florida-based installation art for the juried exhibition Biennial: Installation Art by Florida Artists, which runs July 19 through Oct. 19. The call invites artists to submit work by May 5. Monetary awards for the Appletons 2014 Biennial will be $3,000 for Best of Show, $1,200 for Second Place, $500 for Honorable Mention and $500 for Peoples Choice. Installation art is installed or arranged in a space as dictated by the artist. Installation art is one of the fastest growing areas of 21st century artistic production, stretching the boundaries and definition of art, said Ruth Grim, Appleton curator of exhibitions. It is conceptual, interactive and often represents the cutting edge of art of our time. Florida installation artists are producing some of the most dynamic, thought-provoking and beautiful works of art today. The juror of this exhibition is Dr. Matthew McLendon, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota under the aegis of Florida State University. 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Saturday, March 29 Common Ground FellowshipFor the 40-something crowd in Crossroads Church, we will be gathering at Pavarottis Pizza at 8075 SW Highway 200, Ocala, in the Canopy Oak Center at 7 p.m. This is a time of reflecting on the blessings of God in an informal setting and purchasing good food to boot. Come and join us there.Crime prevention seminarChrists Church of Marion County will host a Metro Crime Prevention Seminar presenting topics such as identity theft, frauds and scams, purse snatching, guns and alternative weapons, hurricane safety. This is a free workshop, the main goal being to achieve more awareness about what is going on in the publics backyard. Lunch pizza, salad, dessert and drink will be offered for a donation. This event begins at noon. Registration is suggested: 352-861-6182. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, http://www.ccomc.org.Dining with the LionsThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Dining with the Lions (Italian Style) at the Oasis Restaurant, 7651 SW State Road 200, on Saturday, March 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. Price will be $8 for spaghetti with meatballs, spaghetti with meat sauce or fettuccini alfredo (includes salad, bread, ice tea or coffee). First come, first served All proceeds from this benefit will be used for Charities.Two-day lineman competitionOcala Utility Services is hosting the 2014 Florida Lineman Competition March 28-29. More than 100 electric linemen and apprentices are expected to compete in this years event, which will be held at the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, 3500 SW 67th Ave. The annual event is presented by the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) to highlight safety and training techniques. Teams and individuals from municipal utilities and electric cooperatives compete in a number of categories that linemen encounter on the job. Categories range from changing insulators to rescuing an injured co-worker. In addition to enjoying the friendly competition, utility teams develop teamwork strategies, share knowledge and techniques with other utilities, and develop valuable professional and agency relationships. The Lineman Competition is a rare opportunity to see what our electric linemen do on a daily basis, says Michael Poucher, Ocalas Director of the Electric Utility. Ocala is pleased to be hosting the event for the FMEA and we are looking forward to showing that Ocala is a great place to live, work and play. The competition, which will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 29 (Saturday), is part of a two-day event. The public is invited to attend this free activity.Sunday, March 30 Joy Night at Christs ChurchJoin with us as we lift our hearts and voices in praise, an evening of traditional and contemporary musical worship celebrated with participating Marion County Christian churches families and friends at 5 p.m. Refreshments follow the program. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Marion chamber Music Society ConcertFor the last concert of this season, the Marion Chamber Music Society proudly presents The Best of the Ocala Piano Conservatory featuring award winning performers past and present playing the piano as well as organ, trumpet, marimba and voice. The free concert will be at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Hear beloved operatic arias and your favorite piano pieces by Chopin, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff, among others. Ryan Pagels, the Ocala Civic Theaters music director and Ocala Piano Conservatorys very first graduate, will also perform at the concert. For more information, call 352-876-1340 or visit: www.marionchambermusic.com or www.ocalapianoconservatory.com. Marion Chamber Music Society concerts: Always Exceptional, Always Free.Wednesday, April 2 Crossroads Carnival startsBring your family and enjoy a day at the carnival at Crossroads Church, beginning Wednesday, April 2, and concluding on Sunday, April 6. There will be games, rides, food and lots of fun. Open daily from 5 to 10 p.m., with earlier hours on Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds support Crossroads Student Ministries.Thursday, April 3 Concert at Ocala WestDouglas Ladnier, an award-winning and criticallyacclaimed singer/songwriter, will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The church is at 9330 SW 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550. Douglas has appeared in more than 60 countries around the world and on Broadway. He continues to thrill audiences and critics alike with his unique, mesmerizing baritone voice. He has appeared in concert at Ocala West for a number of years, and we are pleased to have him return to present this concert. Southern Express at AppletonThe big band Southern Express will perform during the Rhythm & Art After Hours event at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. Southern Express has been performing in Central Florida for more than 15 years. Many of the bands seasoned members have musical backgrounds rooted in military service, with almost every branch of service represented. Many members were or are active music educators. Doors open at 5 p.m. for complimentary samplings from Horse and Hounds Restaurant and cash bar. Music begins at 5:30 p.m. and admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. In addition to the After Hours musical program, visitors can also enjoy the Appletons current exhibitions, A Celebration of Japan, The Living Art of Bonsai, The Gathering of Legends, [in]justice, Industrial Nature: Work by Michelle Stitzlein, and the museums extensive permanent collection of European, American, Asia, African, Contemporary and pre-Columbian art and artifacts. The Appleton Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. on Sun-Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 33 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986.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 Advertising Sales Paige Lefkowitz (352) 564-2902 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 Community calendar PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE5 The 37th season of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra will conclude in a rousing fashion with this Boston Pops style salute to Americas most popular music. The concerts will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m., both at Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium. Fans of Gershwin will appreciate Porgy and Bess complete with bassoon soloist Arnold Irchai. The Maestro will make a special guest appearance as soloist in Leroy Andersons The Typewriter. These pieces, in addition to a concert suite from Victory at Sea as well as Laras Theme from Dr. Zhivago, are sure to make for a very entertaining concert. The OSO will also perform Aaron Coplands Fanfare for the Common Man, a well-known brass salute written by one of Americas most famous composers. More Pops pieces that the OSO will present include a Pops Hoedown, a Tribute to Irving Berlin, Variations on a Shaker Melody, and Casey at the Bat for Narrator and Orchestra. With multiple guest appearances and a plethora of Americas popular music, the conclusion of the OSOs 37th season is sure to leave the audience anxiously awaiting another fun-filled, fan-fortified musical journey in the 38th season! Theres no telling what our Maestro will pull out of the bag for this special concert. Dont miss this fun celebration of all things USA and OSO! This 4th subscription concert is open to the public, and tickets are $5 to $30 each, which can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com, by calling 352-351-1606, or at the door. The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is Marion Countys premier cultural arts organization. Founded in 1975, the orchestra averages a dozen concerts throughout the year in front of nearly 10,000 area citizens. Its mission is to have the highest caliber music performed by skilled musicians under the dynamic leadership of a brilliant and energetic music director, Maestro Matthew Wardell. It is driven to reach, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages while serving the broadest group of constituents. The OSO aims to foster excellence in music education through collaborative partnerships with local resources. Saluting America Symphony to conclude its season By Jason Alderman Special to the Citizen I have yet to meet anyone who thinks they're saving too much money for retirement. On the contrary, most people admit they're probably setting aside too little. Retirement accounts must compete with daily expenses, saving up for a home, college and unexpected emergencies for every precious dollar. If taking money out of your IRA, 401(k) or other tax-sheltered plan is your best or only option, you should be aware of the possible impacts on your taxes and long-term savings objectives before raiding your nest egg: 401(k) loans. Many 401(k) plans allow participants to borrow from their account to buy a home, pay for education, medical expenses or other special circumstances. Generally, you may be allowed to borrow up to half your vested balance up to a maximum of $50,000 or a reduced amount if you have other outstanding plan loans. Loans usually must be repaid within five years, although you may have longer if you're using the loan to purchase your primary residence. Potential drawbacks to 401(k) loans include: If you leave your job, even involuntarily, you must pay off the loan immediately (usually within 30 to 90 days) or you'll owe income tax on the remainder as well as a 10 percent early distribution penalty if you're under age 59 Loans cannot be rolled over into a new account. Some plans don't allow new contributions until outstanding loans are repaid. Many people, faced with a monthly loan payment, reduce their 401(k) contributions, thereby significantly reducing their potential long-term account balance and earnings. Your account value will be lower while repaying your loan, which means you'll miss out on market upswings. 401(k) and IRA withdrawals. Many 401(k) plans allow hardship withdrawals to pay for certain medical or higher education expenses, funerals, buying or repairing your home or to prevent eviction or foreclosure. You'll owe income tax on the withdrawal plus an additional 10 percent penalty if you're younger than 59 in most cases. Traditional IRAs allow withdrawals at any time for any reason. However, you'll pay income tax on the withdrawal plus the 10 percent penalty as well, with certain exceptions. With Roth IRAs, you can withdraw contributions at any time, since they've already been taxed. However, to withdraw earnings without penalty you must be at least 59 and the funds must have been in the account for at least five years. To learn more about how the IRS treats 401(k) and IRA loans and withdrawals, visit www.irs.gov. Further financial implications. With 401(k) and traditional IRA withdrawals, the money is added to your taxable income, which could bump you into a higher tax bracket or even jeopardize certain tax credits, deductions and exemptions that are tied to your adjusted gross income. All told, you could end up paying half or more of your withdrawal in taxes, penalties and lost or reduced tax benefits. Losing compound earnings. Finally, if you borrow or withdraw your retirement savings, you'll sacrifice the power of compounding, where interest earned on your savings is reinvested and in turn generates more earnings. You'll forfeit any gains those funds would have earned for you, which over a couple of decades could add up to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost income. Bottom line: Carefully consider the potential downsides before tapping your retirement savings for anything other than retirement itself. If that's your only recourse, consult a financial professional about the tax implications. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 2, 2014, go to www.practicalmoneyskills.com/su mmit2014. Be aware of pitfalls when accessng retirement funds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000HLVN 000HRY1 ANNOUNCING . ANNOUNCING . Shanon A. 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fended his U.S. Four-inHand Horse title with a record 11th victory on a final score of 116.33, also accepting the Jean Keathley Award sponsored by Michael Freund for lowest dressage score by an FEI whip. Second-place went to Sarasota whip Misdee Wrigley-Miller, who accepted the Anne Bliss Memorial Award sponsored by Michael Freund as the most elegant lady driver throughout the competition. Bringing an Olympic cachet to the show jumping competition was reigning 2012 Olympic Individual Gold medalist Ben Maher, whose flawless rounds on Jane Clarks Aristo Z led to another Florida championship for him this season after victory in Saturdays $50,000 CSI2*W Live Oak Grand Prix (42.48 seconds). Second place was Ashlee Bond Clarke riding Little Valley Farms Agrostar, whose win qualified her for the World Cup. After four classes of show jumping competition, the luck of the Irish in the $10,000 E2 Leading Rider Award went to 2012 Olympic Individual Bronze medalist Cian OConnor. Super Bowl sports star power was apparent in a double dose at Live Oak International. The 6-foot, 5-inch two-time National Football League Super Bowl linebacker Max Montoya of Hebron, Kentucky, known and loved for his signature limegreen fauxhawk helmet, was large and in charge as he drove to the top of the Intermediate Pair Horse championship with his Georgian Grandes. Also drawing thousands of fans and rightly winning applause throughout the week were the world famous stars of the Super Bowl television commercials, the Budweiser Clydesdales. While the big boys had star power some of the littlest riders stole the show on Sunday when a small herd of small riders entered the ring for the leadline class to resounding applause. Special thanks to sponsors Sleepy P Ranch. Demonstrating that driving horses (or ponies) isnt just for the gentleman was Misdee WrigleyMiller of Sarasota, the reserve champion in the U.S. National Four-inHand and winner of the Anne Bliss Memorial award as the most elegant lady driver of the event. Wrigley-Miller, who drove her first pony at age four, was adamant that combined driving was not about muscle, but finesse and saw her reserve championship as an a opportunity to serve as a role model for younger equestriennes. Ten thousand spectators and 17 nations added up to a winning equation for Live Oak International organizers and brother-sister team, Chester Weber and Juliet Reid. Weber intimated that there is still more to come, with plans in 2015 of expanding the program to embrace Three-Day Eventing, too. I foresee Live Oak International as Americas Aachen, Weber said, comparing the goals of the Ocala venue to the esteemed European venue. 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To celebrate Blimpies 50th birthday on April 4, stores nationwide will be selling their regular-sized Blimpie Best sub for just 50 cents that day to the first 200 customers in each location; the price point symbolizing 50 years of amazing subs. Were thrilled to celebrate our 50th birthday with America and want everyone to enjoy a 50 cent Blimpie Best sub as our thank you to our loyal customers who helped us grow this sub chain, said Steve Evans, VP of marketing for Blimpie. So many of our customers grew up with Blimpie and now their children love us too. Its a brand that serves an amazing product, which allows us to both be timeless and evolve and grow with our guests. While April 4 will offer 50 cent regular-sized Blimpie Best subs to the first 200 customers that enter each store, the brand will be celebrating this milestone all year long. From May 5 through June 29, Blimpie will offer a contest that will send one lucky winner and a guest on a trip to the 50th state (Hawaii) along with other great prizes including free tablets, free subs for a year and $50 Blimpie gift cards. (See contest official rules.) Later in the year, Blimpie plans to launch the Hoboken Hoagie, a new sub that will be introduced to guests as a way to pay homage to the birthplace of the Blimpie sub and brand. Its a year of excitement and anticipation as stores celebrate 50 years of Blimpie getting ready to mark 50th anniversary selling craveable subs and being Americas Sub Shop. With the Blimpie Best being the brands best-selling sub and being made of slow-cured ham, prosciuttini, cappacola, salami and provolone and dressed The Blimpie Way with tomatoes, lettuce, onion, oil, vinegar and oregano all on a sub roll; April 4 will be a great day as customers join us in the stores for this fabulous sub and celebration. The local Blimpie is located at Walmart on 19th Avenue Road, near the Paddock Mall. On Monday, March 31, Tijuana Flats, known for made-to-order Tex-Mex dishes and unique atmosphere will open two new locations reaching a milestone of 100 restaurants spanning six states. Each location will employ 40-50 team members to include management, back of the house and front of the house employees, making a positive impact in the local economy. Additionally, both locations will feature energy-efficient equipment and environmentally friendly processes. Locally, the restaurant is at 3950 State Road 200. We look forward to bringing our brand to Georgia for the first time and to the continued success we experience in South Florida, stated Brad Kaemmer, Chief Executive Officer for Tijuana Flats. Tijuana Flats will continue its long history of commitment to community in both of these markets. In conjunction with our 100th location opening, we will also reach 100,000 likes on Facebook. In celebration, the first 100 guests to visit any Tijuana Flats location on March 31 will receive 100 cent tacos and a scratch-off card. Prizes range from free food and drinks, to a grand prize of Universal theme park tickets, dinner for four and hotel stay. No purchase is required and official rules can be found on the website. Tijuana Flats to open its 100th location Read the classifieds Simon Property Group, Inc. is hosting its annual Easter celebration festivities at Paddock Mall, offering families the chance to participate in both traditional and unique seasonal events. The Bunny Photo Experience begins Saturday, March 29 and runs through Saturday, April 19 in Center Court, in front of Macys. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion. The presenting sponsor for the 2014 Bunny Photo Experience is Gymboree. We love to hold family-friendly events at Paddock Mall and we always look forward to watching children interact with the Bunny at Easter, said Brenda Cleary, Director of Marketing & Business Development at Paddock Mall. The Simon Kidgits Club will also host a special Easter event on Saturday, April 12, where kids can participate in various craft-making activities and games including face-painting and more. Participants will receive a Kidgits Easter bucket and Kidgits bunny ears as a keepsake to take home. Additionally, families will have the opportunity to take advantage of special pricing for the Easter Bunny photo packages. The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. The Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused for over a decade with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games. For more information about the Simon Kidgits Club and Paddock Malls Easter events, visit www.simon.com/kidgits or www.facebook.com/PaddockMall. Easter bunny gets ready for annual Paddock Mall visit This weeks puzzle answers MEDICAL SUPPL Y8602 SW Hwy 200, Suites A&B O cala(Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200) ww w.ocalapharmac y. co m Open Monday -Frida y 9-6 & Sa turda y 9-1*All prices quot es ov er the phone. *With 2 ne w or transf erred pr escriptions FREE DELIVERY $3.99 GENERICS Generic 3 month supplyWal-Mart*CVS*Publix*Walgreens*Ocala without insurancePharmacyLosar tan 50mg #90(G eneric Co zaar for blood pr essure)$107.78$152.99 $132.95$152.89Simv astatin 40mg #90(G eneric Zocor ) $53.88$179.99 $33.95$62.97At orv astatin 40mg #90(G eneric Lipitor )$206.62$422.49 $200.95$428.89Tamsulosin 0.4mg #90(G eneric FLOM AX )$138.78$253.99 $248.95$284.89Pric es quoted via telephone on 10/21/2013 @ Walmar t #5326, CV S #5921, Publix #1201, W algreens #13585. 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BRIEFS Free tax preparation available for three weeks from United WayUnited Way of Marion County will offer free income tax preparation for three more weeks at a variety of VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) locations. Marion County residents are encouraged to get 100 percent of their return back. Please call 2-1-1 to make an appointment. All volunteers providing tax assistance are trained by the Internal Revenue Service. Residents can also prepare their own taxes by visiting www.uwmc.org and clicking on the my free taxes link on the home page. Residents will need to bring the following information with them: Government issues photo ID Valid Social Security cards, ITN numbers, and birth dates for taxpayer, spouse, and all dependents All wage and income statements (example: W2, W-2G, 1099R forms) Interest and dividend statements from financial institutions (Form 1099) if applicable A copy of last years federal tax return Proof of day care expenses including: providers name, address and federal identification number For direct deposit of refund bring checking/savings account and routing numbers If married and filing a joint return, both spouses must come to the VITA site. Volunteers will not prepare Schedule D (complex), Schedule E, request for Social Security Numbers, Employee Business Expenses, Moving Expenses, Nondeductible IRA, or Minor Investment Income. For more information, contact Marsha Holloway at 352-732-9696 ext. 215. INDEX Bookmark..............................14 Cherrywood.........................19 Classifieds.............................34 Marion Landing..................16 Oak Run.................................11 OTOW.....................................23 Out to Pastor..........................9 Pun Alley...............................28 Puzzles...................................26 Spruce Creek North...........18CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 44 www.smcitizen.com36~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com PHOTOS COURTESY OF PICSOFYOU.COMThe Budweiser Clydesdales appeared at Live Oak International in Ocala. The motto on its show program, Chase Perfection, Catch Excellence perfectly encapsulated this years Live Oak International, March 20-23, at Live Oak Plantation in Ocala, as history was made in U.S. National Four-in-Hand competition, Olympic Show Jumping champions converged, and Super Bowl stars of both the commercial TV screen and stadium met in one superlative week of competition in front of a record 10,000 fans. Writing yet another chapter in American combined driving history, Chester Weber of Ocala deWeber defends title Chester Weber defended his title. PLEASESEEHORSE, PAGE3 BY JIM CLARK EditorThe West Marion Business Association members got some lessons in protecting their businesses from Marion County Sheriffs Office detective Craig Evans at the groups meeting Tuesday, March 27. Evans told those in attendance about forms used by the Sheriffs Office, including business registry forms for emergency contacts and anti-trespassing authorizations, which must be done by the owner (in a strip mall parking lot it must be the owner who fills out the form. He also showed the cards for performing business checks, which deputies do during the night to make sure businesses are secure. He also explained vacation check requests. Evans spoke about alarms, and the importance of getting them checked at least every five years. The maintenance can make sure the alarm works in case of an intruder. He also reminded those in attendance to lock their cars. He said that most car burglaries occur because the victim leaves the vehicle unlocked. He also spoke about rules providing for burglary victimes to get their items back, particularly when those items have already been pawned by the suspect. In many cases, victims have to pay the pawnbroker to get their stolen items returned. After Evans spoke, members got 45 seconds each to quickly describe their businesses, before getting gonged. Only three speakers went the entire 45 seconds, and each received a surprise award. The next event will be a mixer April 29 at Chambrel at Pinecastle, off Southeast 24th Road. Business security described Detective speaks at WMBA meeting A 15-year-old girl who was severely injured while conducting a time trial at Bubba Raceway Park off Gainesville Road, Ocala, later died. It was around 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, when witnesses say 15-year-old Niokoa Johnson of Micanopy was driving a raceready Nissan Sentra. It was during the second lap toward the north end of the track when the girl lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a concrete barrier. Witnesses say the teenager was unconscious when racetrack workers and others pulled her from the smashed vehicle. Soon afterward, she was rushed to Ocala Regional Medical Center where, reportedly, medical professionals were able to stabilize her condition. The teenager was then flown by medical helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. However, it was reported on Sunday night that she had died. Witnesses told Marion County Sheriffs Office investigators this was the teenagers first time on the racetrack. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Craig Evans speaks at the West Marion Business Association meeting. Earlier this month an official delegation from Ocala traveled to its twin town Newbridge, Ireland. The group consisting of 17 people had the honor to march in the St. Patricks Day parade and represent the Ocala community during many official activities. Organized events during the week brought many opportunities for the group to learn about its twin town, and further develop the many friendships and professional relationships which has been established between the people of Newbridge and Ocala. The twinning concept is a program that promotes cultural exchange and economic development. The twinning agreement between the two towns was signed in 2008. This year the delegation included four fire department personnel, six law enforcement officers and seven citizens who paid their own expenses for the trip. Local delegation spends St. Patricks Day in Ireland CITY OF OCALA PHOTOThe delegation of Ocala residents march in the Newbridge St. Patricks Day parade. Girl, 15, dies after accident at Ocala track 1918 SW 17th St. Ocala 352-401-0808 *ALL PRICES AND PAYMENTS ARE WITH $1,000 CASH OR TRADE EQUITY PLUS TAX,TAG, AND $495 ADMINISTRATION FEE. PAYMENTS ARE FOR 75 @ 2.9% MONTHS WITH APPROVED CREDIT. 000HKRF 11 ACURA ADVANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2963 . $19,880 . $299 11 ACURA TSX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2949 . $17,880 . $269 10 BUICK LACROSSE CXL, LOADED . . . . . . . . . M3040 . $14,880 . $225 13 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN LUX. PKG. . . . . . . . . . M2938 . $25,880 13 CHEVROLET CRUZE 2LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3046 . $14,880 . $225 13 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2846 . $14,880 . $225 13 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2987 . $15,880 . $239 13 CHEVROLET SPARK LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2927 . $ 9,880 . $149 13 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA SPORT F LT . . . . . . . . M3038 . $17,880 . $269 14 CHEVROLET EQUINOX LT, MOONROOF . . . . . . M3001 . $21,880 . $329 13 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT, V8 . . . . . . . M3021 . $22,880 . $339 13 CHEVROLET TAHOE LT, LOADED . . . . . . . . . M2983 . $21,880 . $329 13 CHRYSLER 200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3026 . $12,880 . $189 13 CHRYSLER 300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2838 . $19,880 . $299 13 CHRYSLER 200 CONVERTIBLE . . . . . . . . . . M2910 . $14,880 . $225 13 DODGE CHARGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3037 . $18,880 . $285 13 DODGE DART SXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2931 . $13,880 . $209 11 DODGE DURANGO CREW . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3018 . $20,880 . $315 13 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXT . . . . . . . . . . M2911 . $15,880 . $239 13 DODGE JOURNEY SXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2998 . $17,880 . $269 12 FORD FIESTA SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2917 . $10,880 . $165 13 FORD FOCUS SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2977 . $13,880 . $209 13 FORD FUSION SEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2882 . $17,880 . $269 13 FORD EDGE SEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3034 . $20,880 . $315 14 FORD ESCAPE SEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2872 . $20,880 . $315 14 FORD EXPLORER LIMITED . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3035 . $30,880 13 FORD F-150 LARIAT, MOONROOF, ECOBOOST . . M2893 . $33,880 13 GMC TERRAIN SLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2907A . $18,880 . $285 13 GMC YUKON SLT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2729 . $30,880 12 HONDA CIVIC SDN LX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2978 . $13,880 . $209 12 HONDA ODYSSEY EX-L, LOADED . . . . . . . . . M2818 . $22,880 . $339 12 HYUNDAI GENESIS COUPE 2.0T . . . . . . . . . . M3030 . $15,880 . $239 13 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3000 . $13,880 . $209 13 INFINITI G37 SEDAN LUX. PKG. . . . . . . . . . . M2928 . $22,880 . $339 14 JEEP COMPASS SPORT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3002 . $15,880 . $239 13 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED SARAHA HARDTOP M2758 . $31,880 13 KIA FORTE EX, LEATHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2820 . $14,880 . $225 14 KIA SORENTO LX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2725 . $20,880 . $315 13 KIA SOUL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2936 . $12,880 . $189 13 LINCOLN MKZ NEW BODY STYLE . . . . . . . . . M2982 . $26,880 13 MAZDA CX-9 TOURING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2740 . $22,880 . $339 13 MAZDA 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2921 . $10,880 . $165 13 MAZDA 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2798 . $11,880 . $179 08 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2993 . $12,880 . $189 13 NISSAN MAXIMA S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2854 . $17,880 . $269 12 NISSAN QUEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2976 . $15,880 . $239 13 RAM 1500 BIG HORN HEMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3005 . $23,880 . $359 13 TOYOTA AVALON XLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2831 . $23,880 . $359 13 TOYOTA COROLLA LE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3027 . $13,880 . $209 13 TOYOTA PRIUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2686 . $16,880 . $255 13 TOYOTA YARIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2958 . $11,880 . $179 13 TOYOTA SEQUOIA LEATHER, MOONROOF . . . . M2764 . $32,880 12 TOYOTA SIENNA LE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2954 . $19,880 . $299 13 TOYOTA TUNDRA 4WD DOUBLE CAB, 4X4 . . . . M2967 . $26,880 12 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE TURBO, LOW MILES . . . M2995 . $15,880 . $239 13 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2876 . $17,880 . $269 13 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG LUX. PKG. . . . . . . . M2791 . $27,880 These are only a few of our specials. These are only a few of our specials. Visit www.AutoMaxOcala.com to view the rest! Visit www.AutoMaxOcala.com to view the rest! Visit www.AutoMaxOcala.com to view the rest! LT CREW 13 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY TOURING, LEATHER $ 18,880 $ 285 /mo. 13 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT M2941 $ 18,880 $ 285 /mo. 14 NISSAN PATHFINDER SV $ 24,880 12 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER M2933A $ 19,880 $ 299 /mo. 13 KIA OPTIMA LX $ 14,880 $ 225 /mo. 14 FORD TAURUS SEL $ 20,880 $ 315 /mo. 13 CADILLAC ATS 2.0 TURBO $ 24,880 13 CHEVROLET CAMARO LS $ 19,880 $ 299 /mo. 13 FORD F-150 XLT, 4WD SUPERCREW $ 27,880 13 NISSAN ALTIMA S $ 15,880 $ 239 /mo. 13 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SEDAN M3008 $ 13,880 $ 209 /mo. 13 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT M3009 $ 12,880 $ 189 /mo. 13 HONDA ACCORD SDN EX-L LOADED $ 22,880 $ 339 /mo. 14 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT, NEW BODY STYLE $ 28,880 M2883 M2956 M2975 M3022 M2939 M2828 M2889 M3033 M3049 M2914 100s of VEHICLES will be MARKED DOWN and every LEFTOVER 2013 will be PRICED to MOVE! We will have GREEN TAGS with wholesale prices on EVERY vehicle. We will have GREEN TAGS with wholesale prices on EVERY vehicle. No payments for 90 days (with approved credit) rates from 1.49%, $0 down. 13 TOYOTA TUNDRA 4WD, DOUBLE CAB, 4X4 M2967 $ 26,880 13 NISSAN MAXIMA M2854 $ 17,880 $ 269 /mo.



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BRIEFS Free tax preparation available for three weeks from United WayUnited Way of Marion County will offer free income tax preparation for three more weeks at a variety of VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) locations. Marion County residents are encouraged to get 100 percent of their return back. Please call 2-1-1 to make an appointment. All volunteers providing tax assistance are trained by the Internal Revenue Service. Residents can also prepare their own taxes by visiting www.uwmc.org and clicking on the my free taxes link on the home page. Residents will need to bring the following information with them: Government issues photo ID Valid Social Security cards, ITN numbers, and birth dates for taxpayer, spouse, and all dependents All wage and income statements (example: W2, W-2G, 1099R forms) Interest and dividend statements from financial institutions (Form 1099) if applicable A copy of last years federal tax return Proof of day care expenses including: providers name, address and federal identification number For direct deposit of refund bring checking/savings account and routing numbers If married and filing a joint return, both spouses must come to the VITA site. Volunteers will not prepare Schedule D (complex), Schedule E, request for Social Security Numbers, Employee Business Expenses, Moving Expenses, Nondeductible IRA, or Minor Investment Income. For more information, contact Marsha Holloway at 352-732-9696 ext. 215. INDEX Bookmark..............................14 Cherrywood.........................19 Classifieds.............................34 Marion Landing..................16 Oak Run.................................11 OTOW.....................................23 Out to Pastor..........................9 Pun Alley...............................28 Puzzles...................................26 Spruce Creek North...........18CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 44 www.smcitizen.com36~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com PHOTOS COURTESY OF PICSOFYOU.COMThe Budweiser Clydesdales appeared at Live Oak International in Ocala. The motto on its show program, Chase Perfection, Catch Excellence perfectly encapsulated this years Live Oak International, March 20-23, at Live Oak Plantation in Ocala, as history was made in U.S. National Four-in-Hand competition, Olympic Show Jumping champions converged, and Super Bowl stars of both the commercial TV screen and stadium met in one superlative week of competition in front of a record 10,000 fans. Writing yet another chapter in American combined driving history, Chester Weber of Ocala deWeber defends title Chester Weber defended his title. PLEASESEEHORSE, PAGE3 BY JIM CLARK EditorThe West Marion Business Association members got some lessons in protecting their businesses from Marion County Sheriffs Office detective Craig Evans at the groups meeting Tuesday, March 27. Evans told those in attendance about forms used by the Sheriffs Office, including business registry forms for emergency contacts and anti-trespassing authorizations, which must be done by the owner (in a strip mall parking lot it must be the owner who fills out the form. He also showed the cards for performing business checks, which deputies do during the night to make sure businesses are secure. He also explained vacation check requests. Evans spoke about alarms, and the importance of getting them checked at least every five years. The maintenance can make sure the alarm works in case of an intruder. He also reminded those in attendance to lock their cars. He said that most car burglaries occur because the victim leaves the vehicle unlocked. He also spoke about rules providing for burglary victimes to get their items back, particularly when those items have already been pawned by the suspect. In many cases, victims have to pay the pawnbroker to get their stolen items returned. After Evans spoke, members got 45 seconds each to quickly describe their businesses, before getting gonged. Only three speakers went the entire 45 seconds, and each received a surprise award. The next event will be a mixer April 29 at Chambrel at Pinecastle, off Southeast 24th Road. Business security described Detective speaks at WMBA meeting A 15-year-old girl who was severely injured while conducting a time trial at Bubba Raceway Park off Gainesville Road, Ocala, later died. It was around 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, when witnesses say 15-year-old Niokoa Johnson of Micanopy was driving a raceready Nissan Sentra. It was during the second lap toward the north end of the track when the girl lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a concrete barrier. Witnesses say the teenager was unconscious when racetrack workers and others pulled her from the smashed vehicle. Soon afterward, she was rushed to Ocala Regional Medical Center where, reportedly, medical professionals were able to stabilize her condition. The teenager was then flown by medical helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. However, it was reported on Sunday night that she had died. Witnesses told Marion County Sheriffs Office investigators this was the teenagers first time on the racetrack. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Craig Evans speaks at the West Marion Business Association meeting. Earlier this month an official delegation from Ocala traveled to its twin town Newbridge, Ireland. The group consisting of 17 people had the honor to march in the St. Patricks Day parade and represent the Ocala community during many official activities. Organized events during the week brought many opportunities for the group to learn about its twin town, and further develop the many friendships and professional relationships which has been established between the people of Newbridge and Ocala. The twinning concept is a program that promotes cultural exchange and economic development. The twinning agreement between the two towns was signed in 2008. This year the delegation included four fire department personnel, six law enforcement officers and seven citizens who paid their own expenses for the trip. Local delegation spends St. Patricks Day in Ireland CITY OF OCALA PHOTOThe delegation of Ocala residents march in the Newbridge St. Patricks Day parade. Girl, 15, dies after accident at Ocala track 1918 SW 17th St. Ocala 352-401-0808 *ALL PRICES AND PAYMENTS ARE WITH $1,000 CASH OR TRADE EQUITY PLUS TAX,TAG, AND $495 ADMINISTRATION FEE. PAYMENTS ARE FOR 75 @ 2.9% MONTHS WITH APPROVED CREDIT. 000HKRF 11 ACURA ADVANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2963 . $19,880 . $299 11 ACURA TSX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2949 . $17,880 . $269 10 BUICK LACROSSE CXL, LOADED . . . . . . . . . M3040 . $14,880 . $225 13 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN LUX. PKG. . . . . . . . . . M2938 . $25,880 13 CHEVROLET CRUZE 2LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3046 . $14,880 . $225 13 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2846 . $14,880 . $225 13 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2987 . $15,880 . $239 13 CHEVROLET SPARK LT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2927 . $ 9,880 . $149 13 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA SPORT F LT . . . . . . . . M3038 . $17,880 . $269 14 CHEVROLET EQUINOX LT, MOONROOF . . . . . . M3001 . $21,880 . $329 13 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT, V8 . . . . . . . M3021 . $22,880 . $339 13 CHEVROLET TAHOE LT, LOADED . . . . . . . . . M2983 . $21,880 . $329 13 CHRYSLER 200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3026 . $12,880 . $189 13 CHRYSLER 300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2838 . $19,880 . $299 13 CHRYSLER 200 CONVERTIBLE . . . . . . . . . . M2910 . $14,880 . $225 13 DODGE CHARGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3037 . $18,880 . $285 13 DODGE DART SXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2931 . $13,880 . $209 11 DODGE DURANGO CREW . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3018 . $20,880 . $315 13 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXT . . . . . . . . . . M2911 . $15,880 . $239 13 DODGE JOURNEY SXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2998 . $17,880 . $269 12 FORD FIESTA SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2917 . $10,880 . $165 13 FORD FOCUS SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2977 . $13,880 . $209 13 FORD FUSION SEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2882 . $17,880 . $269 13 FORD EDGE SEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3034 . $20,880 . $315 14 FORD ESCAPE SEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2872 . $20,880 . $315 14 FORD EXPLORER LIMITED . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3035 . $30,880 13 FORD F-150 LARIAT, MOONROOF, ECOBOOST . . M2893 . $33,880 13 GMC TERRAIN SLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2907A . $18,880 . $285 13 GMC YUKON SLT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2729 . $30,880 12 HONDA CIVIC SDN LX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2978 . $13,880 . $209 12 HONDA ODYSSEY EX-L, LOADED . . . . . . . . . M2818 . $22,880 . $339 12 HYUNDAI GENESIS COUPE 2.0T . . . . . . . . . . M3030 . $15,880 . $239 13 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3000 . $13,880 . $209 13 INFINITI G37 SEDAN LUX. PKG. . . . . . . . . . . M2928 . $22,880 . $339 14 JEEP COMPASS SPORT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3002 . $15,880 . $239 13 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED SARAHA HARDTOP M2758 . $31,880 13 KIA FORTE EX, LEATHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2820 . $14,880 . $225 14 KIA SORENTO LX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2725 . $20,880 . $315 13 KIA SOUL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2936 . $12,880 . $189 13 LINCOLN MKZ NEW BODY STYLE . . . . . . . . . M2982 . $26,880 13 MAZDA CX-9 TOURING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2740 . $22,880 . $339 13 MAZDA 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2921 . $10,880 . $165 13 MAZDA 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2798 . $11,880 . $179 08 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2993 . $12,880 . $189 13 NISSAN MAXIMA S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2854 . $17,880 . $269 12 NISSAN QUEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2976 . $15,880 . $239 13 RAM 1500 BIG HORN HEMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3005 . $23,880 . $359 13 TOYOTA AVALON XLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2831 . $23,880 . $359 13 TOYOTA COROLLA LE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M3027 . $13,880 . $209 13 TOYOTA PRIUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2686 . $16,880 . $255 13 TOYOTA YARIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2958 . $11,880 . $179 13 TOYOTA SEQUOIA LEATHER, MOONROOF . . . . M2764 . $32,880 12 TOYOTA SIENNA LE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2954 . $19,880 . $299 13 TOYOTA TUNDRA 4WD DOUBLE CAB, 4X4 . . . . M2967 . $26,880 12 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE TURBO, LOW MILES . . . M2995 . $15,880 . $239 13 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M2876 . $17,880 . $269 13 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG LUX. PKG. . . . . . . . M2791 . $27,880 These are only a few of our specials. These are only a few of our specials. Visit www.AutoMaxOcala.com to view the rest! Visit www.AutoMaxOcala.com to view the rest! Visit www.AutoMaxOcala.com to view the rest! LT CREW 13 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY TOURING, LEATHER $ 18,880 $ 285 /mo. 13 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT M2941 $ 18,880 $ 285 /mo. 14 NISSAN PATHFINDER SV $ 24,880 12 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER M2933A $ 19,880 $ 299 /mo. 13 KIA OPTIMA LX $ 14,880 $ 225 /mo. 14 FORD TAURUS SEL $ 20,880 $ 315 /mo. 13 CADILLAC ATS 2.0 TURBO $ 24,880 13 CHEVROLET CAMARO LS $ 19,880 $ 299 /mo. 13 FORD F-150 XLT, 4WD SUPERCREW $ 27,880 13 NISSAN ALTIMA S $ 15,880 $ 239 /mo. 13 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SEDAN M3008 $ 13,880 $ 209 /mo. 13 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT M3009 $ 12,880 $ 189 /mo. 13 HONDA ACCORD SDN EX-L LOADED $ 22,880 $ 339 /mo. 14 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT, NEW BODY STYLE $ 28,880 M2883 M2956 M2975 M3022 M2939 M2828 M2889 M3033 M3049 M2914 100s of VEHICLES will be MARKED DOWN and every LEFTOVER 2013 will be PRICED to MOVE! We will have GREEN TAGS with wholesale prices on EVERY vehicle. We will have GREEN TAGS with wholesale prices on EVERY vehicle. No payments for 90 days (with approved credit) rates from 1.49%, $0 down. 13 TOYOTA TUNDRA 4WD, DOUBLE CAB, 4X4 M2967 $ 26,880 13 NISSAN MAXIMA M2854 $ 17,880 $ 269 /mo.

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fended his U.S. Four-inHand Horse title with a record 11th victory on a final score of 116.33, also accepting the Jean Keathley Award sponsored by Michael Freund for lowest dressage score by an FEI whip. Second-place went to Sarasota whip Misdee Wrigley-Miller, who accepted the Anne Bliss Memorial Award sponsored by Michael Freund as the most elegant lady driver throughout the competition. Bringing an Olympic cachet to the show jumping competition was reigning 2012 Olympic Individual Gold medalist Ben Maher, whose flawless rounds on Jane Clarks Aristo Z led to another Florida championship for him this season after victory in Saturdays $50,000 CSI2*W Live Oak Grand Prix (42.48 seconds). Second place was Ashlee Bond Clarke riding Little Valley Farms Agrostar, whose win qualified her for the World Cup. After four classes of show jumping competition, the luck of the Irish in the $10,000 E2 Leading Rider Award went to 2012 Olympic Individual Bronze medalist Cian OConnor. Super Bowl sports star power was apparent in a double dose at Live Oak International. The 6-foot, 5-inch two-time National Football League Super Bowl linebacker Max Montoya of Hebron, Kentucky, known and loved for his signature limegreen fauxhawk helmet, was large and in charge as he drove to the top of the Intermediate Pair Horse championship with his Georgian Grandes. Also drawing thousands of fans and rightly winning applause throughout the week were the world famous stars of the Super Bowl television commercials, the Budweiser Clydesdales. While the big boys had star power some of the littlest riders stole the show on Sunday when a small herd of small riders entered the ring for the leadline class to resounding applause. Special thanks to sponsors Sleepy P Ranch. Demonstrating that driving horses (or ponies) isnt just for the gentleman was Misdee WrigleyMiller of Sarasota, the reserve champion in the U.S. National Four-inHand and winner of the Anne Bliss Memorial award as the most elegant lady driver of the event. Wrigley-Miller, who drove her first pony at age four, was adamant that combined driving was not about muscle, but finesse and saw her reserve championship as an a opportunity to serve as a role model for younger equestriennes. Ten thousand spectators and 17 nations added up to a winning equation for Live Oak International organizers and brother-sister team, Chester Weber and Juliet Reid. Weber intimated that there is still more to come, with plans in 2015 of expanding the program to embrace Three-Day Eventing, too. I foresee Live Oak International as Americas Aachen, Weber said, comparing the goals of the Ocala venue to the esteemed European venue. 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To celebrate Blimpies 50th birthday on April 4, stores nationwide will be selling their regular-sized Blimpie Best sub for just 50 cents that day to the first 200 customers in each location; the price point symbolizing 50 years of amazing subs. Were thrilled to celebrate our 50th birthday with America and want everyone to enjoy a 50 cent Blimpie Best sub as our thank you to our loyal customers who helped us grow this sub chain, said Steve Evans, VP of marketing for Blimpie. So many of our customers grew up with Blimpie and now their children love us too. Its a brand that serves an amazing product, which allows us to both be timeless and evolve and grow with our guests. While April 4 will offer 50 cent regular-sized Blimpie Best subs to the first 200 customers that enter each store, the brand will be celebrating this milestone all year long. From May 5 through June 29, Blimpie will offer a contest that will send one lucky winner and a guest on a trip to the 50th state (Hawaii) along with other great prizes including free tablets, free subs for a year and $50 Blimpie gift cards. (See contest official rules.) Later in the year, Blimpie plans to launch the Hoboken Hoagie, a new sub that will be introduced to guests as a way to pay homage to the birthplace of the Blimpie sub and brand. Its a year of excitement and anticipation as stores celebrate 50 years of Blimpie getting ready to mark 50th anniversary selling craveable subs and being Americas Sub Shop. With the Blimpie Best being the brands best-selling sub and being made of slow-cured ham, prosciuttini, cappacola, salami and provolone and dressed The Blimpie Way with tomatoes, lettuce, onion, oil, vinegar and oregano all on a sub roll; April 4 will be a great day as customers join us in the stores for this fabulous sub and celebration. The local Blimpie is located at Walmart on 19th Avenue Road, near the Paddock Mall. On Monday, March 31, Tijuana Flats, known for made-to-order Tex-Mex dishes and unique atmosphere will open two new locations reaching a milestone of 100 restaurants spanning six states. Each location will employ 40-50 team members to include management, back of the house and front of the house employees, making a positive impact in the local economy. Additionally, both locations will feature energy-efficient equipment and environmentally friendly processes. Locally, the restaurant is at 3950 State Road 200. We look forward to bringing our brand to Georgia for the first time and to the continued success we experience in South Florida, stated Brad Kaemmer, Chief Executive Officer for Tijuana Flats. Tijuana Flats will continue its long history of commitment to community in both of these markets. In conjunction with our 100th location opening, we will also reach 100,000 likes on Facebook. In celebration, the first 100 guests to visit any Tijuana Flats location on March 31 will receive 100 cent tacos and a scratch-off card. Prizes range from free food and drinks, to a grand prize of Universal theme park tickets, dinner for four and hotel stay. No purchase is required and official rules can be found on the website. Tijuana Flats to open its 100th location Read the classifieds Simon Property Group, Inc. is hosting its annual Easter celebration festivities at Paddock Mall, offering families the chance to participate in both traditional and unique seasonal events. The Bunny Photo Experience begins Saturday, March 29 and runs through Saturday, April 19 in Center Court, in front of Macys. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion. The presenting sponsor for the 2014 Bunny Photo Experience is Gymboree. We love to hold family-friendly events at Paddock Mall and we always look forward to watching children interact with the Bunny at Easter, said Brenda Cleary, Director of Marketing & Business Development at Paddock Mall. The Simon Kidgits Club will also host a special Easter event on Saturday, April 12, where kids can participate in various craft-making activities and games including face-painting and more. Participants will receive a Kidgits Easter bucket and Kidgits bunny ears as a keepsake to take home. Additionally, families will have the opportunity to take advantage of special pricing for the Easter Bunny photo packages. The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. The Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused for over a decade with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games. For more information about the Simon Kidgits Club and Paddock Malls Easter events, visit www.simon.com/kidgits or www.facebook.com/PaddockMall. Easter bunny gets ready for annual Paddock Mall visit This weeks puzzle answers MEDICAL SUPPLY8602 SW Hwy. 200, Suites A&B, Ocala(Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200) www.ocalapharmacy.com Open Monday-Friday 9-6 & Saturday 9-1*All prices quotes over the phone. *With 2 new or transferred prescriptions FREE DELIVERY $3.99 GENERICS Generic 3 month supplyWal-Mart*CVS*Publix*Walgreens*Ocala without insurancePharmacyLosartan 50mg #90(Generic Cozaar for blood pressure)$107.78$152.99$132.95$152.89Simvastatin 40mg #90(Generic Zocor ) $53.88$179.99 $33.95$62.97Atorvastatin 40mg #90(Generic Lipitor )$206.62$422.49$200.95$428.89Tamsulosin 0.4mg #90(Generic FLOMAX )$138.78$253.99$248.95$284.89Prices quoted via telephone on 10/21/2013 @ Walmart #5326, CVS #5921, Publix #1201, Walgreens #13585. 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Saturday, March 29 Common Ground FellowshipFor the 40-something crowd in Crossroads Church, we will be gathering at Pavarottis Pizza at 8075 SW Highway 200, Ocala, in the Canopy Oak Center at 7 p.m. This is a time of reflecting on the blessings of God in an informal setting and purchasing good food to boot. Come and join us there.Crime prevention seminarChrists Church of Marion County will host a Metro Crime Prevention Seminar presenting topics such as identity theft, frauds and scams, purse snatching, guns and alternative weapons, hurricane safety. This is a free workshop, the main goal being to achieve more awareness about what is going on in the publics backyard. Lunch pizza, salad, dessert and drink will be offered for a donation. This event begins at noon. Registration is suggested: 352-861-6182. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, http://www.ccomc.org.Dining with the LionsThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Dining with the Lions (Italian Style) at the Oasis Restaurant, 7651 SW State Road 200, on Saturday, March 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. Price will be $8 for spaghetti with meatballs, spaghetti with meat sauce or fettuccini alfredo (includes salad, bread, ice tea or coffee). First come, first served All proceeds from this benefit will be used for Charities.Two-day lineman competitionOcala Utility Services is hosting the 2014 Florida Lineman Competition March 28-29. More than 100 electric linemen and apprentices are expected to compete in this years event, which will be held at the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, 3500 SW 67th Ave. The annual event is presented by the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) to highlight safety and training techniques. Teams and individuals from municipal utilities and electric cooperatives compete in a number of categories that linemen encounter on the job. Categories range from changing insulators to rescuing an injured co-worker. In addition to enjoying the friendly competition, utility teams develop teamwork strategies, share knowledge and techniques with other utilities, and develop valuable professional and agency relationships. The Lineman Competition is a rare opportunity to see what our electric linemen do on a daily basis, says Michael Poucher, Ocalas Director of the Electric Utility. Ocala is pleased to be hosting the event for the FMEA and we are looking forward to showing that Ocala is a great place to live, work and play. The competition, which will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 29 (Saturday), is part of a two-day event. The public is invited to attend this free activity.Sunday, March 30 Joy Night at Christs ChurchJoin with us as we lift our hearts and voices in praise, an evening of traditional and contemporary musical worship celebrated with participating Marion County Christian churches families and friends at 5 p.m. Refreshments follow the program. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Marion chamber Music Society ConcertFor the last concert of this season, the Marion Chamber Music Society proudly presents The Best of the Ocala Piano Conservatory featuring award winning performers past and present playing the piano as well as organ, trumpet, marimba and voice. The free concert will be at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Hear beloved operatic arias and your favorite piano pieces by Chopin, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff, among others. Ryan Pagels, the Ocala Civic Theaters music director and Ocala Piano Conservatorys very first graduate, will also perform at the concert. For more information, call 352-876-1340 or visit: www.marionchambermusic.com or www.ocalapianoconservatory.com. Marion Chamber Music Society concerts: Always Exceptional, Always Free.Wednesday, April 2 Crossroads Carnival startsBring your family and enjoy a day at the carnival at Crossroads Church, beginning Wednesday, April 2, and concluding on Sunday, April 6. There will be games, rides, food and lots of fun. Open daily from 5 to 10 p.m., with earlier hours on Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds support Crossroads Student Ministries.Thursday, April 3 Concert at Ocala WestDouglas Ladnier, an award-winning and criticallyacclaimed singer/songwriter, will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The church is at 9330 SW 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550. Douglas has appeared in more than 60 countries around the world and on Broadway. He continues to thrill audiences and critics alike with his unique, mesmerizing baritone voice. He has appeared in concert at Ocala West for a number of years, and we are pleased to have him return to present this concert. Southern Express at AppletonThe big band Southern Express will perform during the Rhythm & Art After Hours event at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. Southern Express has been performing in Central Florida for more than 15 years. Many of the bands seasoned members have musical backgrounds rooted in military service, with almost every branch of service represented. Many members were or are active music educators. Doors open at 5 p.m. for complimentary samplings from Horse and Hounds Restaurant and cash bar. Music begins at 5:30 p.m. and admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. In addition to the After Hours musical program, visitors can also enjoy the Appletons current exhibitions, A Celebration of Japan, The Living Art of Bonsai, The Gathering of Legends, [in]justice, Industrial Nature: Work by Michelle Stitzlein, and the museums extensive permanent collection of European, American, Asia, African, Contemporary and pre-Columbian art and artifacts. The Appleton Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. on Sun-Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 33 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986.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 Advertising Sales Paige Lefkowitz (352) 564-2902 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 Community calendar PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE5 The 37th season of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra will conclude in a rousing fashion with this Boston Pops style salute to Americas most popular music. The concerts will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m., both at Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium. Fans of Gershwin will appreciate Porgy and Bess complete with bassoon soloist Arnold Irchai. The Maestro will make a special guest appearance as soloist in Leroy Andersons The Typewriter. These pieces, in addition to a concert suite from Victory at Sea as well as Laras Theme from Dr. Zhivago, are sure to make for a very entertaining concert. The OSO will also perform Aaron Coplands Fanfare for the Common Man, a well-known brass salute written by one of Americas most famous composers. More Pops pieces that the OSO will present include a Pops Hoedown, a Tribute to Irving Berlin, Variations on a Shaker Melody, and Casey at the Bat for Narrator and Orchestra. With multiple guest appearances and a plethora of Americas popular music, the conclusion of the OSOs 37th season is sure to leave the audience anxiously awaiting another fun-filled, fan-fortified musical journey in the 38th season! Theres no telling what our Maestro will pull out of the bag for this special concert. Dont miss this fun celebration of all things USA and OSO! This 4th subscription concert is open to the public, and tickets are $5 to $30 each, which can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com, by calling 352-351-1606, or at the door. The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is Marion Countys premier cultural arts organization. Founded in 1975, the orchestra averages a dozen concerts throughout the year in front of nearly 10,000 area citizens. Its mission is to have the highest caliber music performed by skilled musicians under the dynamic leadership of a brilliant and energetic music director, Maestro Matthew Wardell. It is driven to reach, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages while serving the broadest group of constituents. The OSO aims to foster excellence in music education through collaborative partnerships with local resources. Saluting America Symphony to conclude its season By Jason Alderman Special to the Citizen I have yet to meet anyone who thinks they're saving too much money for retirement. On the contrary, most people admit they're probably setting aside too little. Retirement accounts must compete with daily expenses, saving up for a home, college and unexpected emergencies for every precious dollar. If taking money out of your IRA, 401(k) or other tax-sheltered plan is your best or only option, you should be aware of the possible impacts on your taxes and long-term savings objectives before raiding your nest egg: 401(k) loans. Many 401(k) plans allow participants to borrow from their account to buy a home, pay for education, medical expenses or other special circumstances. Generally, you may be allowed to borrow up to half your vested balance up to a maximum of $50,000 or a reduced amount if you have other outstanding plan loans. Loans usually must be repaid within five years, although you may have longer if you're using the loan to purchase your primary residence. Potential drawbacks to 401(k) loans include: If you leave your job, even involuntarily, you must pay off the loan immediately (usually within 30 to 90 days) or you'll owe income tax on the remainder as well as a 10 percent early distribution penalty if you're under age 59 Loans cannot be rolled over into a new account. Some plans don't allow new contributions until outstanding loans are repaid. Many people, faced with a monthly loan payment, reduce their 401(k) contributions, thereby significantly reducing their potential long-term account balance and earnings. Your account value will be lower while repaying your loan, which means you'll miss out on market upswings. 401(k) and IRA withdrawals. Many 401(k) plans allow hardship withdrawals to pay for certain medical or higher education expenses, funerals, buying or repairing your home or to prevent eviction or foreclosure. You'll owe income tax on the withdrawal plus an additional 10 percent penalty if you're younger than 59 in most cases. Traditional IRAs allow withdrawals at any time for any reason. However, you'll pay income tax on the withdrawal plus the 10 percent penalty as well, with certain exceptions. With Roth IRAs, you can withdraw contributions at any time, since they've already been taxed. However, to withdraw earnings without penalty you must be at least 59 and the funds must have been in the account for at least five years. To learn more about how the IRS treats 401(k) and IRA loans and withdrawals, visit www.irs.gov. Further financial implications. With 401(k) and traditional IRA withdrawals, the money is added to your taxable income, which could bump you into a higher tax bracket or even jeopardize certain tax credits, deductions and exemptions that are tied to your adjusted gross income. All told, you could end up paying half or more of your withdrawal in taxes, penalties and lost or reduced tax benefits. Losing compound earnings. Finally, if you borrow or withdraw your retirement savings, you'll sacrifice the power of compounding, where interest earned on your savings is reinvested and in turn generates more earnings. You'll forfeit any gains those funds would have earned for you, which over a couple of decades could add up to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost income. Bottom line: Carefully consider the potential downsides before tapping your retirement savings for anything other than retirement itself. If that's your only recourse, consult a financial professional about the tax implications. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 2, 2014, go to www.practicalmoneyskills.com/su mmit2014. Be aware of pitfalls when accessng retirement funds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000HLVN 000HRY1 ANNOUNCING . ANNOUNCING . Shanon A. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com days, and closed on Mondays. In addition to daily admission, a 12-month membership is available for $25 for seniors 55 and over, $30 for adults 18 and over, $40 for two seniors over age 55, $50 for a family of two adults and any children under age 18, and $15 for college students and current or retired educators. Owned and operated by College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, just east of downtown on State Road 40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). For more information call the Appleton Museum of Art at 352-2914455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.Friday, April 4 Two-day Golden SoundsThe Ocala Palms Golden Sounds chorus is hard at work preparing for its spring show. The concert titled The Sensational Sixties will be an extravaganza of the great musical masterpieces of the 1960s and will be presented on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. The performance will contain songs from Godspell, West Side Story, The Music Man and Grease, along with a multitude of other songs, which were popular during the sixties. Tickets are $8 per person and are available by calling 401-7505 or 4020609. Intermission will include wine and cheese snacks. Invite your friends and neighbors to join you in a fun filled, toe tapping, hand clapping evening of wonderful music and camaraderie. Come prepared for audience participation as we look back at The Sensational Sixties. Saturday, April 5 Chess club to meetThe chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352-873-2276. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 432~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com BY RON POLLACK Special to the CitizenHave you started to experience challenges with living on your own? Do you need help with medical care or daily activities? A nursing home may seem like your only option. But there are good alternatives, including home care and assisted living. However, it's important for you to learn what kinds of services Medicare and Medicaid will and won't cover. (Medicaid is the nation's health insurance program for lowincome individuals and familiesincluding seniorsand for people with disabilities.)What is homeand community-based care?You may have access to services such as Meals on Wheels, visiting and shopper services, and adult day care programs. But what if you need other kinds of assistance? Home health services (also called homeand community-based care) help seniors who need additional support so they can safely stay in their homes or who are recovering after a hospital stay. These services include short-term nursing care and rehabilitative care (like physical therapy). Registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, home health aides, and medical social workers provide home health care. Medicare pays for a limited number of one-hour home health visits, but only for medical care. Medicaid may pay for other types of home care, depending on your situation and the state you live in. You may be able to find other non-medical services in your community through your local Area Agency on Aging.What is assisted living?Assisted living facilities (or assisted living homes) bridge the gap between independent living and nursing homes. These facilities typically provide services like assistance with personal care and medications, and they give residents more freedom and privacy than nursing homes. They range in size from small houses that serve a few residents to very large facilities with hundreds of residents. Assisted living facilities cost less than nursing homes but are still very expensive, costing an average of $3,300 a month.What do Medicare and Medicaid pay for nursing home care and nursing home alternatives?Many people are confused about what Medicare and Medicaid cover. Nursing H ome Care Medicare does not cover most nursing home care. Medicare pays only for certain skilled nursing or rehabilitative care, and only after a hospital stay. The duration of this coverage is limited. To learn more about coverage limits, visit the Medicare website at http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/skilled-nursingfacility-care.html. Medicaid covers most nursing home care if you have a low income. Each state sets its own income eligibility level for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care. In many states, you must also have limited assets to have Medicaid cover your nursing home care. A lter natives to Nursing H ome Care Medicare covers very little of this care. For example, Medicare won't pay your rent for an assisted living facility, but it will cover some health care you receive while you are in assisted living. Medicaid pays for some assisted living costs for people with low incomes in several states. Every state has at least one Medicaid program that will pay for other alternatives to nursing facility care, and most have multiple programs. Each state's program is different. Plus, individuals must meet the eligibility rules for that particular program. For example, some programs focus on individuals with particular health care needs. And some programs are limited to a certain number of people, which creates waiting lists. Many people end up paying the full cost of assisted living entirely out of their own pockets.To Learn MoreTo learn more about Medicare and Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, assisted living, and other options, contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP. SHIPs offer free counseling and assistance by phone and in person. Find the SHIP in your state online at https://shipnpr.shiptalk.org/shipprofile.aspx. Also, the Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services. Find it online at http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare.net/Public/Index.aspx. When you need a little help: Alternatives to nursing home care The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is calling for Florida-based installation art for the juried exhibition Biennial: Installation Art by Florida Artists, which runs July 19 through Oct. 19. The call invites artists to submit work by May 5. Monetary awards for the Appletons 2014 Biennial will be $3,000 for Best of Show, $1,200 for Second Place, $500 for Honorable Mention and $500 for Peoples Choice. Installation art is installed or arranged in a space as dictated by the artist. Installation art is one of the fastest growing areas of 21st century artistic production, stretching the boundaries and definition of art, said Ruth Grim, Appleton curator of exhibitions. It is conceptual, interactive and often represents the cutting edge of art of our time. Florida installation artists are producing some of the most dynamic, thought-provoking and beautiful works of art today. The juror of this exhibition is Dr. Matthew McLendon, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota under the aegis of Florida State University. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 5 Womens Spring BreakCelebrate with the Womens Spring Break. Join the Womens Ministry enjoying a continental breakfast, friendship; lunch at the baked potato bar, fellowship; special events with speakers Alan Tison, Director of Advancemant at Johnson University Florida and Twila Sias, Childrens Ministry and teaches in areas of education and psychology; and special sessions including a Make & Take card making class. Event starts at 9 a.m. Free to all women. Child care is available (note need on registration). door prizes. To register, please call 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/. Early childhood festivalIts a celebration for the whole family from infants to 8 year olds. Laugh, learn, play, sing, dance and explore the activities and vendors on the lawn of the Learning Lab School, Building 18, College of Central Florida Campus, 3100 SW College Road, Ocala, on Saturday, April 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents will enjoy learning about Marion County services for young children while the kids will enjoy games, crafts, treats, face painting, a free book, art, music and good ole family fun! The Week of the Young Child is a national celebration calling for communities to come together and honor young children and all those who make a difference in childrens lives. Young children and their families depend on high-quality education and care, which help them get a great start and bring lasting benefits to Marion County. Early years are learning years for all young children. Festival sponsors are: Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, College of Central Florida Early Childhood Program, Family Times Magazine, and the Marion County Public Library System. For more information about the Third Annual Early Childhood Festival call Elizabeth Deola at the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, 352-3692315.Sunday, April 6 Master Choir performsThe Central Florida Master Choir, conducted by Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr., will perform a concert on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 1126 East Silver Springs Blvd. (which is State Road 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala, Florida. The program will include Leonard Bernsteins Chichester Psalms and other works. Admission to the concert is free but an offering will be taken to benefit the Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information about the concert, call 352537-0207.Tuesday, April 8 Ocala Macintosh User Group meetsThe Ocala Macintosh User Group will meet Tuesday, April 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George Anglican Cathedral Parish Hall, 5646 SE 28th St., Ocala. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, March 28, 2014 BY LUZ VEGA-MARQUIS Special to the CitizenTake a look at your bills: What do you pay for food, housing, clothing, health care, utilities and transportation? How much would it take for your family to just get by? Could you make it on $15,000 a year? $21,000? What would your family have to do without to make ends meet? What exactly does it take to make it in America? The working poor are not fundamentally different, nor do they practice some kind of magical math that allows them to support their families on wages that would sink your own. This year, President Obama called for a raise in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour. The controversy that followed was as predictable as it was irrelevant to those with the most at stake: the low-wage working poor. As usual, voices of those most affected have been glaringly absent. Also missing is any discussion of the bread-and-butter question: What is it actually like to live on $7.25 or $9 an hour? Does either of these numbers constitute what working families need and deserve? Although the terms minimum wage and living wage are sometimes used interchangeably, their meanings are quite different. A minimum wage is the lowest a business can legally pay. A living wage is what its workers need to meet their families basic needs to stave off the choice between a gallon of gas and a gallon of milk. A full-time worker at the federal minimum wage makes $14,500 a year, placing him or her below the federal poverty line if that worker is supporting a family of two or more. A $9-an-hour minimum wage would push that annual income up to $21,000. But if you look at that raise in inflation-adjusted dollars, it leaves todays minimum-wage worker making significantly less than he did in 1968. Low-wage workers, despite the fuzzy math of the minimumwage debate, cannot spin paychecks of straw into middle-class gold. The working poor do what they must, whether that means living in substandard housing or making do with low-cost, low-nutrition food. But their bottom-line needs are no different from anyone elses. President Obamas savviest move may have been his call for communities to act on their own, passing living-wage ordinances at local and state levels. In Washington State, for example, legislators have introduced a measure to raise the states minimum wage from $9.32 an hour to $12 an hour by 2017. This livable-wage issue is a priority for the Marguerite Casey Foundation. So when we found out that the general manager of the hotel we had booked months in advance for a staff retreat helped lead the campaign against a minimum-wage increase, we were taken aback. It was too late to cancel our reservation, so we opted to do what we had each day since the foundations inception: We would wear our values on our sleeves literally. The morning of the retreat, 25 staff members arrived at the hotel, all wearing T-shirts saying, We support a living wage. The hotels general manager soon sought us out. But he had not approached us to debate a living wage. His concern was narrower. Are there more of you? he said. In the short term, it was easy enough to reassure him that, no, there were no busloads of protesters heading for the hotel. But the truer answer is, Yes, there are more of us families across America who believe in the promise of the American Dream. How could we explain that all we wanted was for those who slept in beds and ate food made by minimum-wage workers to question policies and priorities that leave those workers struggling to feed and house their own families? And for businesses like his to recognize that it takes a work force to grow a profit line. No matter how good the product, a business is only as good as the people it employs. Dont they deserve more The question barely left U.S. Rep. Ted Yohos lips when the crowd started to respond with the word Patriot. That wasnt what Yoho wanted to hear. It was at the town hall meeting that the Congressman held at West Port High School last Monday night as some hardy souls braved a long walk from the parking lot after driving through rain to get there. He asked, Is Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor? Snowden is the man who revealed American security secrets and is currently in Russia, where presumably more of the secrets he knows have already been given to the Russians. Snowden is a traitor, Yoho said emphatically, despite the instant reaction from the crowd. He added that members of Congress had been secretly briefed and said, If you had read some of the stuff that I had, youd agree. I only had to read a little to realize that he is a traitor. That, friends, is the problem. What Yoho and other Congressmen dont get is why the people replied patriot. Many people feel that we, the people, should have been able to see what the Congressman saw, that there shouldnt be secrets in our government by the people, for the people. Snowdens releases were instrumental in our finding out the secret security spying that goes on against cell phone and computer owners and we werent happy about it. Yoho doesnt understand why, because, despite being a rookie, he is in the power structure in Washington, he is part of the structure that approves of secrets against the American people. Yes, we dont need people giving away our nations secrets of intelligence gathering, provided that gathering is within the law and good common sense. Some of the stuff that Snowden revealed is neither. Remember, this was a town hall meeting, which is usually stacked with people in favor of the person holding the meeting. And for most of the meeting, Yoho found himself amid admirers of his stands, particularly against Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, both of whom he wants to remove from office. But his question about Snowden opened the doors for those who disagree with the Congressman. Were not sure whether Snowden is a patriot or a traitor, because we dont have all the facts. Apparently, people like Yoho and his ilk are going to make sure that we dont get those facts. And that means Americans will still be in the dark. Speaking of being in the dark, this meeting was held at West Port on a day when the rain poured all day. This is a beautiful high school, but it is not built to host meetings which attract a number of senior citizens to the schools den, which is in the middle of the campus. The entrance we were directed to use led to a sidewalk at an angle to the covered walkway, and that sidewalk was under a couple of inches of water, so people were sloshing in their shoes by the time they got to the meeting room. An aide was asked why the meeting wasnt held at a more accessible place, such as the OTOW meeting rooms, and he said, Because wed have to pay for them. Is there a lesson there?Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen.. 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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. Aquick look at the traffic reports for the past couple of weeks shows that things are not well on the roads of Marion County. Heading the list is a March 12 crash in southwest Marion County, where County Roads 475A and B intersect (thats extreme Southwest 27th Avenue). A threecar wreck sent several people to the hospital, and just a few days ago the woman driving the vehicle that allegedly caused the wreck was accused of DUI. On Maricamp Road in the Shores, a 91-year-old man pulled out in front of moving traffic, ignoring a flashing red light, and was killed in the subsequent wreck. Another accident on Maricamp resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. A traffic stop on State Road 200 last week resulted in a huge drug haul, as did another traffic stop on East State Road 40. The man who was arrested in the drug haul on 200 was stopped again this week, and again he had drugs in his vehicle. Why he was out of jail is hard to figure. A man riding a bicycle in the dark was struck and seriously injured on County Road 314. The vehicle that struck him, believed to be a Toyota Tacoma, left the scene, and law enforcement is looking for that truck with damage to the right front. Traveling in Marion County can be hazardous to your health. Our troopers and deputies are spread so thin that intensive traffic enforcement is virtually impossible. The only way to prevent some of this stuff is to tell people the age-old things: Dont drink and drive, and slow down. You can drive on any road in Marion County, and particularly highways in the western part of the county, and you will see drivers failing to stay in a single lane, changing lanes and making turns without a signal, and speeding recklessly even in the middle of heavy rainstorms. Sometimes its hard to get people to prevent accidents by obeying the simplest of traffic rules. Everyone is in a hurry and many take to the roads with the attitude, I have the right of way and others better watch out. The only thing we can say is that people should report reckless drivers, get tag numbers and let police know who is driving that way. We all have to play a part in making the roads safer. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Traffic rules: Dont drink, slow down Edward Snowden: Patriot or traitor? A minimum wage is not necessarily a living wage READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor PLEASESEEWAGE PAGE9 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR My tale of bullyingReading Jim Clarks commentary on bullying brought back painful memories for me. I grew up in a small town in Ohio. Because we lived so close to the school I walked to school every day. I was painfully shy as a child and to make matters worse I stuttered severely. This unfortunate combination made me the perfect target for bullying. In the fifth grade I was bullied relentlessly by two sisters. They were well known to school officials. These girls were tough and I was terrified of them. These sisters threatened to beat me up after school every day. One time while I was walking to school one of them ran up behind me, grabbed the collar of my dress (back then girls were not permitted to wear jeans, slacks or shorts to school) and jerked on it so hard that all of the buttons popped off. Luckily, this happened in front of the home of a family friend. She brought me into her home and mended my dress so that I could continue to school. My mom spoke to the school principal and, to guarantee my safety, the principal allowed me to leave school early every day so that I could walk home unafraid. 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JimThank God my husband Jim is doing OK after his surgery. He has a long way to go to be back to his energetic self. Thanks to all the readers who inquired and sent cards and also to Dr. Taub and the nurses and workers at Munroe Regional Medical Center. He got wonderful care. A special thank you to Carmen and Jaye Salva for your thoughtfulness.50thI happened to meet Sandy Barsky at the clubhouse and she said her and her hubby Leonard will be celebrating their wedding anniversary very soon. Congratulations Sandy and Leonard. Sandy is coordinator of SCNs Quilt club and in a future column I will let you know what some of the quilters are doing.Crape MyrtlesIts time to prune your crape myrtles. They are beautiful and very low maintenance. Also can withstand cold or heat and come in so many wonderful colors.Floor exercisesFloor exercise at the SCN clubhouse is Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9 a.m. Soon, maybe another 5-6 weeks, the group will move their exercises out to the pool. I am not sure but think they will exercise on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. More later. Hope St. Patricks day was a good one and you enjoyed a corned beef and cabbage dinner. See you April 11. Regards from Jan. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com than minimum wage? A recent USA Today/Pew Research Center poll found that nearly two-thirds of Republicans (64 percent) and more than nine out of 10 Democrats believe government should take action to reduce poverty. If 25 of us wearing T-shirts stating our support for a living wage rattled the administration of a hotel, what might the 46 million people living in poverty in this country achieve working together? Perhaps they could move the country in the direction where most Americans stand.Luz Vega-Marquis is president and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation, which publishes Equal Voice News. Distributed by American Forum. WAGECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 idea why these girls werent disciplined or expelled from school. I guess things were handled differently back then. Thankfully these girls grew tired of bullying me and my last year at that elementary school was uneventful. Bullying can change who you are as a person. It can make you angry and bitter or it can make you more sympathetic to others who have suffered the same fate. I chose the latter. Kathy Hall Oak Creek VillageLearn our languageThis is America, Land of the Free, Home of the Brave. We open our arms to all to live the American Dream. But...learn our language! To the millions of undocumented people living here, working here, getting some of the American dream here, if you want to live here please learn our language. Why should we push #1 for English, why should our politicians learn your language? I got a bee in my bonnet when I heard a newsperson say our new politicians should learn to speak Latino. Why? This is not Mexico or Latin America. This is not a political issue....this is an American issue. Marie Segovis OcalaNew fenceDont you just love the new white fence on the main entrance street? Wonder how much it cost the residents? Each year during the budget meeting the developer will say how hard he and the board members worked to keep the cost down. By the end of the period he will always spend on something that is questionable. Dont you just love it? Ed Hertzler OTOW LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Within the confines of our blissful domicile, an ongoing controversy has all but come to an end. I like it when things are solved and I happen to be right. This time I was right. After all, if it is on TV it must be right! Controversies are not really that bad unless somebody is a sore loser. Nobody likes a whiner or a sore loser. Of course, I have come close many times to be a sore loser. Fortunately, I have chosen to be just a loser. It makes for quietness in the home, if you know what I mean. For as long as the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly have been married the one reoccurring controversy is in the state of chocolate in our home. According to one side, chocolate is bad and shall not be brought into this house. The other side, and I am not stating exactly which side I am on, says the chocolate is delightful and wonderful and should be a regular consumption item in the house. No matter how eloquently I presented my case, the house rules were simply this; no chocolate in our mansion. This has caused me a great deal of pain in trying to smuggle in the delicacy without getting caught. Apparently, someone in our house can smell chocolate 13 blocks down the street. I tried some experimental strategy in this area. On my wifes birthday, I would always get her a chocolate cake with chocolate icing and then have 13 candles on it. For several years, all she could focus on were the 13 candles. I love it when a plan comes together. Finally, she caught on and that plan had to be trashed. One of the busiest times around the parsonage is Thanksgiving. All of the family in the area comes in for a delicious dinner as well as several friends who have nowhere else to go. On these occasions, I go out of my way and order a large chocolate cake with chocolate icing with a miniature turkey on the top. Everybody is focused on that miniature turkey. After a few years someone in the house caught on to my plan, kept the turkey, but threw out everything underneath that turkey. As she was doing so, she looked at me with one of those looks. Back to the drawing board again. I did have some reprieve when the grandchildren were visiting. Everybody knows grandchildren love chocolate and need chocolate to boost their energy level. For some reason, Grandma knew exactly when the children had consumed chocolate of any amount. You do not have chocolate, grandma would scowl at the grandchildren, do you? As all good grandchildren do, they looked at grandma with chocolate all over their phase and said as cute as possible, Oh, no grandma. It took a lot of practice for me to get them to that point of thespian excellence. I usually awarded them with another piece of chocolate, of course behind grandmas back. I cannot tell all of the pain and agony I have gone through in this area of chocolate. Then, some medical research geek solved all of my problems in this area of chocolate. According to some medical research, there is something in dark chocolate that is beneficial to our health. I do not know the details, but that is all I needed to know to bring my case to our home. I knew I had to present this in a manner that would be irresistible to my wife. She is big on healthy eating. Every time we eat there is so much green on my plate that I am not sure if I am eating grass or what! She calls them vegetables; I have other names for them, which cannot be published. Having a wonderful chocolate fantasy Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE10 SCNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 This last winter we have been blessed with lots of rain. We expect this kind of weather to continue because April showers bring May flowers. And, of course, May flowers bring Pilgrims. While singing in the rain on the Alley we take a look at some flowery tales.SurpriseWhile enjoying the nice weather, a man decided to get his wife a dozen roses and surprise her after work. The minute he opened the door, his wife took one look at the flowers in his hand and started screaming. This is the worst day I have ever had! The kids have been terrible. They got in a food fight, the washing machine broke and flooded the place, I burned dinner, and the dog chewed up my best pair of shoes. And now youve got the nerve to come home drunk!How true!A small boy was awakened by a huge crash of thunder. He ran into his parents room, where his father comforted him. Dont be afraid of the thunder, he said. Its just a noise that God makes when someone tells a lie. But why is it thundering now? asked the boy. Its the middle of the night and everyone is sleeping. I know, replied the father. But its about this time that they start to print the newspapers.FlowersAfter the windy rainstorm she walked over to the one single flower, still standing proud and tall, firmly planted in its given space. All the others had been blown away; they would return by next year. For now, her garden was, simply, this aster.RaindropsIt was raining cats and dogs and there were poodles in the street. Joan has a boyfriend who visits her only in stormy weather. Hes her rain beau. What do you send to a sick florist? When the heavy rain hit the stadium during the game, the fans poured out. Weather forecasters thinking is sometimes clouded. The sign read, Whether today, rainy and humid. That was the worst spell of weather Ive ever seen. To a cab driver, a rainy day means fare weather. She was only a florists daughter but she was potted all the time. When it rains chickens and ducks, its fowl weather. Eve showed up one morning wearing flowers instead of a fig leaf. She was one of the first women to Looking ahead to when April showers bring May flowers wear bloomers. It can rain money when there is change in the weather. Botanists have developed a vegetable that eliminates the need to brush your teeth. Its called bristle sprouts.Going to the dogsThe teacher explained, quite a number of plants and flowers have the prefix dog. For instance, the dog rose and the dog violet are well known. Can you name another? There was silence, and then a boy called out, proud of his knowledge, collieflower. Heads upTwo bees ran into each other. One asked the other how things were going. Bad, said the second bee. The weather has been wet and there arent any flowers or pollen, so I cant make any honey. No problem, said the first bee. Just fly down five blocks until you see all the cars. Theres a Bar Mitzvah going on and there are all kinds of fresh flowers. Thanks for the tip, said the second bee, as she flew away. When the bees ran into each other again the first bee asked, Howd it go? Fine, said the second bee. Uh, whats that thing on your head? asked the first bee. Thats my yarmulke, said the second bee, I didnt want them to think I was a wasp.Watered-down readingA Williston couple has a creek that runs across their property. The wife spends most of her time working on the creek banks, planting flowers, fertilizing, and then keeping the banks clean, because if theres anything she likes, its to weed a good brook. Of course, she also reads that popular monthly magazine, Weeders Digest.Swamped with good luckA couple months ago Tony entered a contest and won a few acres of low land near the Everglades. Right after that he won a $950,000 house, so naturally he built it on his new land. Just after he moved there, as he sat on the porch watching the rain and listening to the thunder, it all started to sink in. Pun Alley Dick Frank Friday, March 28: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Nashville Recording Artist Willie Crisel 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Hall. Saturday, March ch 29: Stuff Cabbage Dinner $7, Entertainment Kenny Jackson Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Social Quarters. Sunday, March 30: Nascar Sunday with a potluck from 3 to 5 p.m., lodge will provide Sloppy Joes Monday, March 31: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Wings Basket 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Open Darts 5:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 2: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., 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, April 4: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Randy Stanley 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the 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 March ion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St. Phone 352-854-2200. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000Hr1n 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 4/15/14 G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 43 P ER P ERSON G OLF B URGER & B EER G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 43 P ER P ERSON $ 43 P ER P ERSON Plus Tax (4 or more players) I knew I had to make the initial presentation a great presentation. Chocolate just would not do and I needed to come up with some kind of medical name. Then it suddenly struck me. I knew exactly how I could present it. I purchased some special chocolate, dark chocolate that is, to bring home and make the presentation. As soon as I got into the house, the question reverberated throughout the halls. You do not have chocolate, do you? It was the question I was waiting for. I have heard this question for as long as we have been married. I never knew quite how to deal with that question, until now. No, my dear, I said parsing my words very carefully, this is Medical Chocolate. I presented it to her with the biggest smile I could slap on my face. Before she could respond to that presentation, I began explaining to her all of the medical and health benefits to chocolate. I quoted the doctor who claimed chocolate had some mysterious and wonderful medicinal properties unnoticed before now. It is hard to argue with a doctor even one on TV. Before she could respond, I presented her with a piece of this ravishingly delicious dark chocolate. I was rather proud of myself and I was reminded of what old King Solomon said in the Old Testament. Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou? (Ecclesiastes 8:4). Not every word is good and trustworthy; but every word of God can be trusted and has the power to lift me up into the heavens and delightful worship and praise.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christ Church of Marion CountyFriday, March 28: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29: Metro Crime Prevention, Luncheon and Seminar, noon. Sunday, March 30: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Joy Night, 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 2; Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3: Praise amd Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Friday, April 4: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, March 30: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with staffed nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Sanctuary Choir practice begins at 4 p.m.; evening worship begins at 6 p.m. with study in the book of Hebrews. Visitors are always welcome to worship with us and to attend all other scheduled services. Come and join us as we welcome our new Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers. Sunday, March 30 is National Friends Day at churches across the U.S. We encourage all our members, as well as members of all churches, to invite family members, neighbors, and acquaintances who are not connected to another church to come and join us for a blessed time of worship and refreshments afterward. Lets make this a day when we fill our churches with those who have not discovered how important and what a wonderful experience attending church can be. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m., all visitors are welcome. Wednesday, April 2: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. studying Prayer taught by Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers; Youth activities begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5: Ladies come and enjoy a great time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal at the SWCC ladies Mini-Retreat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food, music, a craft and more. If you have questions or just want to learn about Angels, this retreat is for you. Please RSVP to Lucy Lieber at 352-620-8058 by Sunday, March 30. Sunday, April 13: On Palm Sunday, our Sanctuary Choir and drama team, under the direction of Peter Bunch, Music Minister, will present our Easter musical at 6 p.m. This years musical is titled, On A Hill Too Far Away, and is a story that is powerful and convicting, which challenges us to put the Cross of Christ back into the center of our lives. For the Cross is central to our Christian faith, it cannot be explained away, it cannot be ignored, it cannot be stripped of its cruelty and shame, the cross cannot and will not be denied. The way of the cross leads us home. You are invited to come and share with us this wonderful and marvelous musical story. 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. Southwest Christian Church is at 9045 SW 60th Ave. (South off State Road 200), Ocala 34476, phone 352861-9080.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church March 30 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown is studying, The Reign of David Sweet Psalmist of Israel, and our Home Builders/Young Adults class, taught by Dan Rushing, is studying, Building Against the Odds A Study of Nehemiah, The Auditorium Class is taught by Bill Wallett. In the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Written In Red. Our Pastor Randall Brown, will bring a challenging message from the Word of God. Sunday evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 SW 105th St., off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.St. Jude CatholicAnthonys Attic, our venue for used items, continues to be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. It is located on the north side of the building for your shopping convenience. Stations of the Cross will take place every Friday during Lent at 8:30 a.m. in English through April 11 and at 7 p.m. in Spanish through April 18. Fish Dinners at St. Jude: St. Jude Catholic Community holds Lenten fish dinners on Fridays through April 11, the dinners will be served from 4:30 to 6. The menu is baked or fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter and dessert. Ticket cost (not including beverage) is $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12 and may be purchased at the door. Takeouts will be available as usual. All are invited to come and enjoy a good meal and fellowship. St. Jude Catholic Community is at 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks. Crossroads ChurchSunday: Morning Services 9 and 11 a.m. Kids Church 9 and 11 a.m. Spanish Service 1 p.m. Bible Alive Bible Study 6 p.m. Tuesday: Intercessory Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday: Family Training Hour 7 p.m. Crossroads Student Ministries 7 p.m. Boys and Girls Clubs 7 p.m. Thursday: Spanish Bible Study 7 p.m. Crossroads Childcare Center: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ELC approved, Bilingual staff Crossroads Church, 8070 SW 60th Ave., Ocala Phone 352-291-2080, www.crossroadscog.netFirst CongregationalPainting The Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith is the topic of this years Lenten Series at First Congregational Church, which will be held in the Enrichment Center (7171 SW State Road 200), Wednesdays at noon to April 9. Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. The DVD series features more than a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers who will guide us through a journey of discovery that we are not separate from the creativity that produced us. Following the discussion, a light lunch will be served.Peace LutheranPeace Lutheran Church at 7201 South Highway 41, five miles north of Dunnellon, is beginning the celebration of the season of Lent which leads us through Holy Week to Easter. This year Pastor McKee is using The Lords Prayer as the midweek and Holy Week theme. The Wednesday services will be at noon, preceded by Bible Study at 10 a.m., and pot-luck lunch at 11:15 a.m. Future topics will be: April 2, noon, Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, John 9:1, 13, 34 April 9, noon, Forgive Us Our Trespasses . John 11:1 April 17, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, Lead Us Not Religion into Temptation, Luke 22:39 April 18, 7 p.m., Good Friday, Deliver Us from Evil, Luke 23:46 The Easter Sunday celebration service, on April 20, will be at 10 a.m. The family of Peace Lutheran Church, The Church on the Hill, welcomes Dunnellon and surrounding communities to join them for all of the services, to fellowship, and to focus on the events leading up to the Last Supper, Christs betrayal, arrest, crucifixion, burial, and finally, His triumphant Easter morning resurrection. For details, contact the church office at 352-4895881, visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or visit on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace41-40. Bible Baptist ChurchBible Baptist Church has expanded its ministry and now has two campuses to worship Jesus in, according to David Lambert, Pastor. The Southeast Campus is at 3401 SE Lake Weir Ave., phone 352-622-8750: Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Childrens Church: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Choir Practice 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. The Southwest Campus is at 7651 SW State Road 200 in Circle Square Plaza.: Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m. Sunday Evening 6 p.m. Our website is: Biblebaptistocala.comJoy Lutheran ChurchOn April 2, Jayne Elspermann, principal of West Port High School, will speak on Caring for the Children. On the last Wednesday, April 9, a Stephen Minister will speak on Caring for Each Other. The theme for the Sunday worship services (8:15 and 11 a.m.) during Lent, Pastor Edward L. Holloway, Jr. will relate his message to the gospel lessons on such subjects as), Invited (3/16), Understood (3/23), Healed (3/30), and Raised (4/6). All are welcome to attend these services. Joy Evangelical Lutheran Church is located on SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information contact the church office at 352-854-4509 ext.221.Temple Bnai DaromTemple Bnai Darom will be holding a Passover Seder at the Temple, 49 Banyan Course, Ocala on Monday night, April 14 at 6. A traditional Seder service will be conducted by our spiritual leader, Rabbi Harold Jaye followed by a full seder dinner. Choice of main course will be brisket or chicken. Cost per person is $28.50. For reservations or information call Elaine at 352-789-5617 or Anne at 352-245-1212. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE27 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 000HQPT Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Class 4 Therapeutic Laser N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Putting yourself in someone elses shoes isnt easy for you. But if you do it, youll gain a better perspective of what you need to do to achieve your goals. Be open to new ideas. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) There are still some problems you might have to deal with before moving on to your next project. Its good to accept help from those who share your objectives. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its time to recognize the difference between those who are truly concerned for you and those who simply plan to use your good nature to their advantage. New ideas become increasingly attractive. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Depending on a promise made becoming a promise kept could be more than a mite unwise at this time. Its best to proceed on your own rather than wait for aid that might never arrive. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A recently revitalized relationship might not be quite what the Big Cat expected. But give yourself more time to deal with the changes. A little flexibility can go a long way. Good luck. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A major change could prompt more adjustments. Some of them might be difficult to deal with at first. But hang in there, and before you know it, youll be coasting to your next goal. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Your sense of justice prompts you to speak out against an unfair situation, even if you seem to be the only one who feels that way. But you soon learn that many others agree with you. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Creating a fuss is not usually your style. But that doesnt mean you should tolerate an illmannered attitude. Speak up for yourself, and youll earn the respect of others. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You might have a few loose ends to tie up before you can stamp your project as complete. But once thats done, you might want to celebrate with someone special. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Disappointment darkens the Goats mood. But close friends rally to pull you through with words of encouragement. Use their confidence in you to rebuild your own selfesteem. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An upcoming decision might be more difficult with inaccurate information. Best to recheck the data you have right now to be sure it wont mislead you later. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) An offer you previously turned down might no longer be available. But if you do some checking around, you could find something else that would suit you fine. Dear Readers, I have had such an interesting week here in Oak Run. There were tears as I attended the Veterans meeting and listened to the incredible story from speaker Jay Carmichael, a prisoner during World War II (Battle of the Bulge). I was moved by the candle lighting to this years deceased veterans. I also had the privilege of meeting three other survivors of this famous battle; Harry Kirby (Oak Run), Carmel Whetzel (prisoner, escaped and recaptured) and Clarence Buckman (present President of Chapter 48 Battle of the Bulge.). Thank you to all veterans who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. On a lighter note I spent an hour at a rehearsal for PACORs Rexs Exes a comedy. The play opens with some very funny lines and I had a good laugh. I also have to say this is a dedicated, hard working group committed to entertaining us. Dont forget to get your tickets. I have mine. LauraBocce tournamentThe Bocce Tournament will be held on Friday, April 4 at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is Saturday, April 5. The top 32 players with 60 percent play dates will be eligible to participate. We will also have a list of backup players. Come on out to play or watch the players, while enjoying coffee and donuts. This sounds like a fun time and who can turn down coffee and donuts. The dinner dance will be on Sunday, April 27 at the Orchid Club at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each with a turkey dinner catered by Bob Evans. See or call your Captain for tickets, which can be paid by cash or check.Ballroom Dance ClubPlease note correction from committee. Club membership is $6 per year, but only the dances with music provided by one of our members will be free to members. When we have to hire a band or DJ for the occasion there will be a minimal charge for members as well as their guests.Royal Oaks Womens 18 hole golfThis columnist does not think a little unpleasant weather will keep these gals from playing! On Tuesday, March 18, the weather tried to keep the R.O. Womens 18-hole golf from playing but the ladies started out and the weather improved and provided a pleasant day. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 1st Flight: 1-Chris Orndorff, 2 (tie)Sylvia Zappia and Jan Tennant 2nd Flight: 1-Roseann Lavacca, 2-Judy Klein 3rd Flight: 1-Salita Timmermeyer, 2-Ginger Drake Closest to the pin: Lynn Houghton Way to go, winners!ROLN golfOn March 13, the game was Par 4s Only. First Place: Vange Bell; Second Place: Joyce Madill. Vange Bell got a birdie on 16 and closest to the pin. On March 20, the game was Crystal Ball. Flight A First Place: Kim Hessel; Second Place: Sally Crass and Diana Schmidt (tied). Flight B First Place: Sue Conner; Second Place: Joan Scholl and Carol Foltynewicz (tied). Joan Scholl had a chip-in on #10. Rae Stover was closest to the pin on #16.Neighborhood partyA reminder the Hillside Neighborhood East and West potluck will be held tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 the Orchid Club. Sign in noon to 12:30, Potluck 12:30 to 2 p.m. Clean-up 2 to 3 p.m. Bring your own drinks, dont forget your passing dish. A small donation at the door would be appreciated to cover incidental expenses. Not too late to call Al and Sue at 352-484-0718 or Richard and Millie at 352-369-9908 if you forgot about attending.Do You RememberTune in to Len Teitlers Do You Remember, narrated by Anna Boodee featuring the May 5, 2010 Jewish Social Club Cabaret Night, with Lori Forman, following F Y I daily from March 28 to April 4 Thank you Len for all you do.St. Patricks Day TournamentOn March 14, the Royal Oaks Mens Golf Association conducted its annual St Patricks day Tournament. It was a one-day event with four-man teams competing. Winners were determined by teams accumulating the most points as follows: White Flight winners: Ron Tennant, Bill Steiger Al Auriemma, Tom Ducz Score 69 points Second Place: Ron Catapano, Dale Wurzburger, John DeSalvo, Jim Hessel Score 60 points Third Place: Dave Dawson, Ron Kowalewski, Ralph Lavacca, Jim Orndorff Score 57 points Senior Flight winners: Virgil Hein, Jan Flickinger, Ray Hagerman, Richard Spano Score 62 points Second Place: Sam Sample, Ray Thomas, Chuck Engel, Steve Casner Score 57 points Third Place: John Wargo, Jim Kennedy, Art Pruneau, Blind Score 56 points. After a chilly morning it warmed up nicely. Following golf the players enjoyed a buffet lunch served by Royal Oaks Restaurant. Thanks to John DeSalvo, Hal Loomis, and Emmett Dowling for hosting this event. A chilly morning does not stop the Royal Oaks golfers. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Ambassador newsFourth Passport Show: April 12, at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove Club. Ticket sales, Monday, March 31, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. For ticket requests after Monday, March 31, call Carol Forgette, 352-873-3074. The Gordy and Debbie Show: Gordy and Debbie perform an upbeat variety of country, 50s and 60s, gospel, and patriotic music splashed with a little comedy tailored to please audiences of all ages. This show incorporates video throughout the performance to make it a very visual experience. With state of the art sound, they bring the Branson show experience to our stage. See why they were named the favorite Branson Duo of the Year 2012. Easter Parade Dance: Saturday, April 19, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. Music by Music For All Occasions. Ticket sales Monday, April 7, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 per person. For ticket requests after April 7, call Carol Forgette, 352873-3074. Oak Run residents and their guests only. Make all checks payable to ORHA please, no cash. All your gardeners the following event sounds like a good way to spend an hour or so and pick up some plants. It sounds like fun even if you dont do gardening. I plan on stopping by. Laura Oak Run Garden Club The Oak Run Garden Club invites all Oak Run residents to The Farmers Market/Plant Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. There will be plants, fresh produce, numerous crafters, baked goods and sandwiches for sale. This is the annual fund raiser for our College of Central Florida Horticulture Scholarship. The next meeting of the Garden Club of Oak Run is Wednesday, April 2 at the Orchid Club beginning at 9 a.m. with the business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Our guest speaker is Guda Taylor of Taylor Nurseries and she will be presenting a program on spring flowers and also will have flowers for sale. Our Field Trip is April 9 departing at 9:15 a.m. on a Singing River Tour of the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers. Fee for the boat tour is $15. We will have lunch at the Blue Gator in Dunnellon on your own. Reservations must be prepaid at the April 2 meeting in order to know how many boats we will need for this trip. Plan to attend our next meeting and see what our club has to offer. We have friendly members, interesting programs, prize drawings, delicious refreshments and fun field trips!Library FriendsOak Run Friends of the Library will meet on Friday, April 4, at 1 p.m., for the second meeting of the year. The guest speaker will be Karen Hill from the Marion County Literacy Council. The Literacy Council has literacy classes, GED prep courses, and teaches English as a second language. The Literacy Council also works tirelessly to promote reading. If you havent visited the Oak Run Library lately or are new to Oak Run, come and see the wonderful selection of books regular hard cover, large print, and paperback books. New books are purchased on a regular basis, and, of course, donations of current books are always welcome. Library cards are free and you can check out books for two weeks at a time. Several years ago, one of our local columnists wrote a glowing column about the Oak Run library. The library is staffed with trained volunteers, and you are encouraged to ask the librarian for an application form to become a librarian. The library hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Friday and 9 to noon on Saturdays. Come and visit, check out books or other materials, and make new friends.Oak Run travelWe have two seats available due to cancellation on Pink Brochure Trip 25, Mid-Week Getaway to Fort Myers. On this trip you will see The Music Man at the Broadway Palms Dinner Theatre plus gaming oat the Seminole Casino-Immokalee. Staying overnight at the Hyatt Palace and following a hot breakfast buffet you will have the opportunity for more gaming at the Tampa Hard Rock casino on the way back to Oak Run. Call Connie Smith to get these two tickets. Reminders: Ticket Sales for trips in the new Blue Brochure have begun. On Saturday, the 29th at the Island Club, we will sell the Cedar Key Seafood Festival as well as Christmas at the Gaylord Palms. Refer to the back page of the Blue Brochure for the list of trips and when they are sold in April. Dont forget the Bermuda Cruise in August and the Western Caribbean-Panama Cruise in November. Call John Casabianca for both of these trips but hurry, the prices are going up on the Bermuda trip. A special thanks to those residents who have responded to the Future Trips page in the Blue Brochure. We are already making plans for the next brochure this coming fall so if you have any thoughts on those ideas or new ideas of your own please contact Jim Waddell or any of our Trip Coordinators. PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE15 April 19, the fee will increase to $30. Participants can register during the day of the run, but the fee will be $35 and no free T-Shirt will be given away. For information, visit www.active.com, like us on Facebook Dunnellon Jail Break 5K, or call 352-4658510.Country western dance setThe Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Country Western Dinner Dance featuring an encore performance by the Country Sunshine Band. The dance will be held May 3, 2014 in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. The evening includes a country style dinner, cash bar, 50/50, basket raffles and a door prize. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the church office, from the Knights or by calling 352-489-6221 for tickets/table reservations. Yoga in Sholom ParkThe outdoor season of yoga begins at 9 a.m. and will continue on the first Saturday of the month for 7 months. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-8547950.Monday, May 5 Savannah, Charleston tripHave you been wanting to see the sites in Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, but didnt want to drive? Well, sit back, relax and enjoy a bus trip with your friends from First Congregational Church. The trip dates are May 5 to May 8 with accommodations in the Historic District of Savannah at the Holiday Inn Express. River Street, Savannahs famed squares and restaurants are convenient and within walking distance. The cost includes the bus; three-nights accommodations, including buffet breakfast; a one-day tour of Savannah and a one-day tour of downtown Charleston. To reserve your spot and get pricing information, call Gen at 352-873-3377, or Janet at 352-237-2309.Saturday, May 10 Health Fair scheduledThe Florida Department of Health in Marion County invites Marion County residents and visitors to the Passport to Health community health fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, 1801 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala. Admission is free. More than 40 health and community support agencies will provide information and activities at the health fair, in addition to health department activities and services, including: Blood pressure, glucose, vision and hearing screening Fun walk Childhood immunizations Prize drawings and games Rapid HIV tests Clowns and face painting Activities for children and displays of fire, rescue and emergency management equipment will make the event enjoyable for people of all ages. For information on the Passport to Health community health fair call the Department at 352-629-0137. The Department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 24 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com SHINE seeks volunteers to help senior citizensDo you have time to donate to seniors and those with disabilities? SHINE, a volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, is looking for volunteers in Marion, Citrus and Hernando counties. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is not for the working person. This program requires the dedication of about 16 hours per month, mostly during workday hours, and more at certain times of the year. Training is three full days in length, followed by mentoring sessions with trained volunteers. SHINE is about helping clients make the best Medicare healthcare choices for their budget and needs. SHINE is completely unbiased, and free of charge to the public. Volunteers will have all costs covered during training and after. Training will take place May 28-30 in Homosassa. For additional information or to request an application, please call 1-800-262-2243 or visit online at: FloridaSHINE.org Julia McPherson, Realtor (352) 895-0722 Realty You will be impressed and proud to own this 3/2/2 solar-heated pool home on a landscaped corner lot. Open floor plan w/cath ceilings and many upgrades including an irrigation well.Easy to show you this home today. MLS #399483 BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME FOR SALE 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 4/4/14 Whole Wheat Pasta Available 000HR1Z TUESDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 4/4/14 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 4/4/14 $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 000HJBV 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 $7.50 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. 4/4/14 000HOVE 000HP8A 352.237.5033 www.tikiislandyogurt.com Next to IHOP, before 200 & 484 Intersection 11100 SW 93rd Court Road, Unit 2, Ocala Endless Toppings Endless Toppings Endless Toppings BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE Expires 4/30/14 711193 Taste The Best Taste The Best Taste The Best Quiet Oaks 11311 SW 95th Circle Near 484 off of SR 200 behind Soapys Carwash 352-861-2088 000HP20 Stop By For A Visit & See Why VOTED THE BEST AGAIN! LICENSE #AL9315 000HRAD BOTTLE OF WINE WITH $50 PURCHASE. EXCLUDES BEER, CIGARETTES AND LOTTO. EXPIRES 4/4/14. NEW STORE IN JASMINE PLAZA 6160 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, 509-4983 Captain Morgan 1.75 Reg. $22.99 NOW $20.99 Smirnoff 1.75 Reg. $22.99 NOW $19.99 Silver Patron 375ml Reg. $26.99 NOW 2 FOR $39.99 Popov Vodka 1.75 Reg. $15.49 NOW $13.99 Crown Royal 1.75 Reg. $45.99 NOW $40.99 Crown Royal 750 Reg. $23.99 NOW $20.99 HUGE SELECTION OF BEER, LIQUOR AND WINE 000HNL9 MISSIONS CONFERENCE 2014 April 4, 5, and 6 Join us as we find the answers. Friday, 4/4 6:45 pm John Holloway Florida Baptist Convention Saturday, 4/5 Service 6:45 pm with Pete Menendez Marion Baptist Association Sunday 4/6 Service 8:30 am 12:00 pm Great Missionaries to speak 6:00 pm Service Missions Panel Q & A There will be a MISSIONS FAIR each day to celebrate mission opportunities. Friday 3:00 4:30 pm, Saturday 2:00 4:30 pm Sunday 8:30 am 1:00 pm First Baptist Church Dunnellon 20831 Powell Rd, Dunnellon 352-489-2730 000HI3G 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 Mar. 31, 2014. Must present coupon. Offer may not be utilized with other offers. Tee times may be 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 000HRAB R&L Auto Detailing Call for Appt. 875-6484 6895 SW Hwy. 200 4 Miles West of I-75 ... because your car deserves better. Reg. $ 39 95 SPRING SPECIAL: HAND WASH & WAX WORLD CLASS SERVICE SINCE Includes Windows, Vacuum Carpets, Wheel Treatment, Tire Shine & Door Jams GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 000HPVN 000HRPQ Massage Therapy Manual Lymphatic Drainage at Jasmine Plaza 30 min. $ 25 60 min. $40 90 min. $60 By appointment only 352-620-4298 Lic. Massage Therapist Penny Chester-Reilly Lic. #MM31909

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HSHU Sunday, April 20 Crossroads United Easter serviceWe are looking forward to celebrating Easter this year, and have reserved a meeting place at the ballroom in the Hilton Hotel at 3600 SW 36th Ave., Ocala for this joyous occasion. Plan on joining us Sunday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. for our United Easter Service. Spanish translation will be made available and nurseries are provided.Saturday, April 26 Rummage sale at Peace LutheranThe annual rummage sale at Peace Lutheran Church will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no early sales. The ladies of the Peace chapter of the Lutheran Womens Missionary League will be working all week to sort and price the vast number of sale items which have been donated by members. Shoppers will find many unusual items at amazing bargain prices. The Peace Lutheran Mens Club will be assisting and will make hot dogs, chips and soft drinks available the day of the sale. Peace Lutheran Church, The Church On The Hill, is at 7201 S. Highway 41, five miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For more information call the church, 352489-5881 or visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or see us on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace4140. Sunday, April 27 German American picnic setThe German American Club of Marion County will host a picnic on Sunday, April 27, at noon, in Coehadjoe Park. Bratwurst and Polish sausage will be prepared by club members and served buffet style. Please bring a dish to share and your own snacks. Music will be provided by Bavarian Oskar. Tickets purchased before the picnic are $7 per member or $10 per non-member. Tickets purchased on the day of the picnic are $9 per member or $12 per non-member. For tickets, call Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207.Friday, May 2 The SPCAs Gone Bunco Were calling all bunco guys and gals to join us at our fundraiser called The SPCA of Marion Countys Gone Bunco. This event will be held on Friday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Klein Conference Center at the College of Central Florida on Southwest College Road. It will be a fun evening of games, prizes and raffles of valuable items. Hors doeuvres and beverages will be served. Tickets are $30 per person. A group can reserve a table of eight, or you can come with a friend and make new ones. During the evening you will learn more about our organization and the animals weve helped over the years. To order tickets, please call 352-362-8513. We thank all our friends and neighbors to support us on this special evening, just as you do all year long. Saturday, May 3 Jail Break 5K run/walk slatedThe Dunnellon Police Department, in partnership with BTY Fitness, will host the inaugural Dunnellon Jail Break 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3. The event will begin at Datesman Park at 12050 S. Ohio St. The event will benefit Special Olympics Florida. This 5K will wind through unique multi-terrain trails as well as city streets. Running clubs and enthusiasts as well as the novice runner/walker are able to participate. Costumes are encouraged as well. To register, visit www.active.com. Pre-registered participants will receive a Dunnellon Jailbreak 5K logo drawstring bag and race shirt, along with other goodies. Entry fee is $25; however, from April 1 to CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE25 www.chronicleonline.com/homeoutdoorliving April 5, 2014 | 10am-4pm Citrus County Auditorium | Inverness, FL ( Hwy. 41 S. next to Airport) Come out and meet vendors, great specials & discounts, cash and carry items available. DONT MISS IT! 000HQOU Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING Absolute Air Air FX Inc. Blackshears II Aluminum Carports & More Conner Home Solutions Dans Fan City DMT Cabinets Dream Kitchens Hondcu Countertops Lowes Inverness Meeks Water Treatment Naturecoast RV RJ Roofing Senica Air Suncoast Plumbing Sunshine Nursery Taylor Rental Crystal River West Coast Flooring Will Construction Make Your House a Dream Home Over 40 Door Prizes Each Valued $50 or more PEST CONTROL Receive a Special Bag of Goodies. Refreshments Door Prizes Florida Friendly Landscaping Garden Club Orchid Lovers Club Community Emergency Response Team First 100 Attendees Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING The Latest & Greatest in Home Improvement, Decor, Furnishings & More Kids Activities provided by DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? BACKYARD MAKEOVER? VOTE UNTIL APRIL 5 | NOON Special Thanks to our Backyard Makeover Sponsors $ 10,000 www.chronicleonline.com/backyardmakeover

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteer boat captains to patrol the Rainbow River. Are you looking for something challenging to do this summer? If so, Rainbow Springs State Park River Patrol is looking for you. Do you like to boat, like people and enjoy helping others? Then you may want to become a boat captain and help preserve the beauty of the headsprings. This volunteer position requires that you be able to handle a 16-foot pontoon boat with an electric motor. You must be willing to learn, take an online boating safety course and use simple radio communications. A minimum of two hours on Friday, Saturday or Sunday starting in April through October is all it takes to be a volunteer boat captain. You will be required to become a member of the Friends of Rainbow Springs for insurance purposes. For more information contact volunteer Linda Smith at linds0736@gmail.com. ToFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com THE ROUND HOUSE By Louise Erdrich In The Round House an isolated assault and rape destroys the domestic harmony of a nuclear Indian family living on a reservation and reflects the failure of the US legal system to protect all its citizens. Narrated exclusively by 13-year-old Joe Coutts, whose beautiful mother Geraldine was the victim and is traumatized for much of the novel, his is a comingof-age story in which a child assumes the burden of solving a violent crime. At issue is whether the rape occurred on Indian or federal land and whether the suspect was Indian or non-native. If the latter he cannot be prosecuted. One in three native women will report rape and 86 percent of the accused will be non-native men who will almost certainly get away with their crime. In the beginning young Joe is not working alone to find his mothers assailant. His father, a tribal judge, tackles voluminous files in his office. Antone Bazil Coutts had become convinced that somewhere within his bench briefs, memos, summaries, and decisions lay the identity of the man whose act had nearly severed my mothers spirit from her body. He is soon discouraged, though, and turns his attention to nursing his wife back to health. Erdrich foreshadows the decision in the opening chapter where father and son together pry rootlings from their houses foundation. Then, Joe says, My father stood, stretching his sore back. Thats enough, he says, though he was usually a perfectionist. I was unwilling to stop, however. With his three best buddies, Joe bikes around the reservation, spying on suspects, even a Catholic priest. In trying to track down his mothers attacker Joe is also seeking answerswhat makes a person violent and how should society treat violent people? Minor characters like Moosham offer comic relief to such a serious subject. And the sacred round house is both a crime scene and a metaphorical shelter. I would not label this an easy novel but the reading experience is worthwhile. Reading The Round House can be worthwhile Bookmark Pat Wellington Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com plates but in what ever you decide to eat out of. If you have a mess kit; an old bowl; a dishthat will hold this meal; you must bring that along. Of course you should bring a spoon too because eating Hobo Stew with your fingers could be a little embarrassing. You think Im kidding but Im not. So get your can to the office and see Geri for a ticket. If you prefer; you can just buy a ticket from her for $1 but either way; Geri needs to see your can or a dollar ASAP. There will a contest for the best costume; raffles and 50/50 drawings along with all the great music provided by our own Rich Becotte. This is going to be a real Hobo Ball; dont miss out.Derby DayGet out your favorite bonnet because on May 5, it will be Derby Day at Cherrywood again. Well be judging ladies hats; sharing traditional libations; watching the horses at Churchill Downs; and running our Cherrywood Horse Race. Well put up the big screen so everyone can watch the race and we have many other activities to put us in the mood. Mark your calendar and reserve that date for the fastest minutes in sport. If your group would like to purchase a race horse for the Cherrywood Horse Races, just stop by and see Geri. Protect your privacyIdentity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in our country. Protect yourself by shredding all your personal documents. To help you do this, on May 9 from 1 until 3 in the afternoon we will have a shredding service at the clubhouse to help you get rid of all the papers that have your personal information on them. This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those checks and other financial statements among other papers. Keep watching this column for more information.From Your ReporterSticker shock has struck again to us seniors. This time it isnt on a car but rather at the grocery store. Food costs have dramatically increased because of droughts or some other excuse. The latest reason Ive heard is that the corn is being used in our gasoline so theres less feed for the animals. The price of gas here in Ocala is on average; 8 to 15 cents higher per gallon than the national average. Apparently the shortage of corn is effecting the ethanol production too. Either that or trucks that deliver the fuel for our cars must drive an extra hour or so from Gainesville where gas is considerably cheaper. Unfortunately, neither the cost of fuel or food is figured into the national Cost Of Living Index so dont expect a jump in your social security checks any time soon. As usual, we will just have to bite the proverbial bullet. On a brighter side, while the cost of food and fuel continue to move upwards; this week has shown me that the cost of loving is pretty much the same as ever. Im speaking about my daughter Kim and her husband Larry who came into town for a visit. About a year and a half ago, both Kim and Larry were involved in a motorcycle accident that injured him and nearly killed her. For more than a month it was touch and go as to whether she would survive and even longer to asses the damage caused by her traumatic head injury. This week her Mom and I were able to put our arms around her and Larry and say a prayer of thanks for their survival and her continued recovery. We were again reminded about the things that are important in this world; not the cost of living but much more; the priceless joy of loving. Hugs dont cost anything; give them freely and often. Let your loved ones know you care.If you have a suggestion; idea or comment about this column; please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Its always good to hear from you. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 John Everloves daughter Kim and her husband, Larry. The goals we planned on reaching during our younger years didnt all reach fruition. Instead we learned to enjoy the ones that did and accept that maybe we were reaching too high on the others. Now, in our later years, maybe instead of goals we can practice new habits. We have the time to practice new habits that can bring us more happiness. One way might be learning how to be more mindful. Instead of being easily distracted, we can try to become more aware of our surroundings and feel grateful for our lives. Instead of bringing up children, earning a living, and other worthwhile goals, we now can take up a hobby that given us satisfaction and brings a purpose to our lives. Lets invest our energy in practicing new habits that will make us and those around us happier. Volunteering our time and/or knowledge to others helps many people enjoy their life. Some of us projected our happiness into the future. Well, if the future isnt now, when is it? Lets choose to be happy with the life we are now living. After all, happiness is known to increase life span.Folk Festival Food, dancing and live entertainment will be enjoyed at the Folk Festival on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons on Saturday, April 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. It is a free event! Enjoy an evening filled with Folk history and admiring professional Folk dancers perform cultural and historic dances. There will be live musical entertainment by Kathleen Kane and The Wynd Breakers, a multitalented versatile Folk band. The fun doesnt stop there. There will be live Folk demonstrations of spinning wool, wood carving and a showcase of antiques, novelty crafts and so much more. It would not be a festival without food! While walking around chow down on various foods such as BBQ, funnel cakes, sausages, kettle corn, cotton candy and more. A Folk Festival isnt a Folk Festival without food, music and dancing and we will have all those at your fingertips. Circle Square Commons Town Square is at 8405 SW 80th St. in Ocala.Theatre GroupThis is your last chance to see Something Old, Something New tonight, Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m., on stage, in the Recreation Ballroom and also, tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m. Its worth $8 for better seats and $6 for general seating to see members of this community, live, singing and acting to make you laugh. Come to the door at 6.30 or 2.30 on Sunday and we will be happy to seat you. If you have any questions call Anne at 352-7320706.OTOW Lions ClubApril 25 is the second annual Recycled Trashy Fashion Show. It is going to be one big night of Fashions from some very beautiful models. These fashions are made from recyclable items. You also can enjoy a special performance by Ocalas Dancing with the Drs, Dr. Justin Ferns. The tickets are $15 per person and they are sold Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 10 a.m. in the H and R Ballroom. For further information call Wendy Phillips at 352-861-0820. All funds raised will be used to help the less fortunate in our community and the entities we support.June Roberta can be reached at 352237-9208 or at jroberta@cfl.rr.com. Folk festival coming to commons OTOW June Roberta Rainbow Springs seeks volunteer river boat captains 2013 2013 2013 2013 000HIZG 3 ROOMS & 1 HALLWAY $ 79 95* EXPIRES 3/31/14 Chair Or Recliner Cleaned with purchase of a couch & loveseat. 352-401-1966 From start to satisfaction. SPRING IS COMING... Get a head start on your Spring Cleaning! 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and activists on the juvenile justice committee of Awake Marion when the Friday Forum of Marion County next meets April 11, at 11:30 a.m. at Buffet City, State Road 200 and MLK Jr., Blvd. While intended to reduce drugs and violence in our schools, zero tolerance polices have resulted in sometimes absurdly unfair consequences for minor infractions, with minority children especially targeted according to Ray Seaman, online director of Progress Florida, who will moderate. Confirmed panelists include retired educator Nancy Noonan and former Marion County NAACP president Whitfield Jenkins, both members of Awake Marions juvenile justice committee. The nonpartisan speaker/luncheon series, open to all, meets on the second Friday of each month to engage in civil community dialogue a bout important issues affecting Marion County. The $10 charge, payable directly to the restaurant, includes the buffet, tax, tip and a drink. For more information and to RSVP please email FridayForumofMarionCounty@gmail.com or telephone Delphine Herbert at 352-873-9970 or Jan Lentz at 352-425-6219.Saturday, April 12 SummerGlen yard saleSummerGlen is having a community yard sale on Saturday, April 12, open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Benefit for Therapeutic groupJoin the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association as we dance away the winter Blahs at a Beach Party with music from the 50s through the British Invasion. Not only will there be dinner and dancing to the band 3 For the Road, a regular band at the Villages, we have added a comedy show by the Villages Theatre Company to entertain you. On Saturday, April 12, the Beach Party will be held at the South MarionVillages Elks Lodge 2730, 7655 East Highway 25, Belleview starting at 5 p.m. with a happy hour followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and entertainment to follow. Tickets for a 60s vintage buffet along with an evening of fun-filled entertainment are just $ 25 per person. Tickets are available on the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) website, www.mariontherapeuticriding association.org or by calling the MTRA office at 352-732-7300.Breakfast at Ocala WestA community-wide breakfast sponsored by the OWUMC Mens Club, including all you care to eat, many items, still a bargain at only $5, will be Saturday,April 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala. For information call 352-854-9550.Corporate Run for the SpringsMarion County is home to Silver and Rainbow Springs, two of the worlds largest and most famous artesian springs, along with Silver Glen and many others. Our natural springs, lakes and rivers make Marion County a beautifully unique place to live, work and play. Since we use this same water for drinking and other daily activities, we all play a role in keeping our water clean. The second annual Corporate Run for the Springs will celebrate our community while raising awareness about steps that individuals and businesses can take to protect our water resources. The event will be Saturday, April 12, at the McPherson complex on Southeast 25th Avenue. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race is at 8 a.m. Family events start after the race. Grab your coworkers and join us for this familyfriendly, 5K event. Enjoy live music, great food and a childrens area with craft stations, a bounce house and more! Prizes will be awarded to the fastest teams and individuals. An overall Corporate Cup will be awarded to the team with the fastest three runners, and Industry Awards will be presented to the fastest companies in various business sectors. Whether running or walking, this event is an opportunity to increase team camaraderie, fire up that competitive spirit and learn more about our local water resources. To learn more about sponsoring or registering for the Second Annual Corporate Run for the Springs, visit www.marioncountyfl.org/corporaterun.Lecanto VA clinic enrollmentThe Lecanto Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host an Enrollment Open House on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto). Enrollment and eligibility staff will be available to answer your questions and enroll you for the best health care anywhere. While not required, you may bring your DD 214 for verification of military service. For additional information, contact David Gilmer at 352-746-8000.Sunday, April 13 Unique story of EasterLooking through the eyes of certain followers of Jesus Christ we witness their insights and emotions as interviewed -minutes style. We learn of the sacrifice, Greater Love Has No Man. The congregation joins the Worship Choir in worship throughout the musical program. This is a unique presentation of the Story of Easter allowing the congregation to experience a moving and dramatic story of firsthand remembrances of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Join in this event and gain a powerful personal perspective on the redeeming sacrifice Jesus paid for each of us. Our prayer is that this time spent together will deeply move you to think, to worship, and to honor the greatest gift ever given to us. 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Tuesday, April 15 Congregation Beth Israel Passover sederCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to its annual Passover seder to be held on the second night of Passover, Tuesday April 15, at Stone Creek Grille in Ocala at 6 p.m. The menu includes gefilte fish, matza ball soup and the choice of three entrees: stuffed chicken breast with apple raisin stuffing, sliced roast beef with mushroom gravy and tilapia with pineapple salsa. All entrees include roasted potatoes and carrots. Sponge cake with strawberries will be served for dessert. The seder will be conducted in English led by copresident Judi Siegal and Sonia Peterson, treasurer of Congregation Beth Israel. Participation by the attendees is encouraged and the seder will feature traditional favorites as well as rituals associated with Reconstructionist Judaism. Cost for the seder is $30 for members; $35 for non-members. Reservations must be made by April 11 to Estelle at 352-861-2542 or Sonia at 352-307-3662. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in association with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. We are a liberal, progressive, inclusive Jewish community. Visit us on the web at bethisraelocala.org.Wednesday, April 16 Shelton performs at churchFor more than 35 years, Gospel musician Thomas Shelton has shared his God-given talent with thousands. A member of Whos Who in Musician American, he has performed throughout the United States and abroad. Please join with us as he shares Gods message in music and song at 7 p.m. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Saturday, April 19 Easter EggstravaganzaThe excitement is building for Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to noon. Everything is free! Egg hunts will be supervised by age group, with 15,000 eggs on the property! There will be games, bounce houses, cotton candy, hot dogs, drinks, sno-cones, chips, prizes, and the gospel message will be shared. Families are welcome. The TroubadoursThe Troubadours, under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Mary Beth Lake and the accompaniment of Norma Holecsko, are putting the finishing touches on what is to prove a great Spring Concert! Come celebrate with us as we are thankful for the music! There will be some specials with Margaret Elder performing a Gospel medley on the piano, Bill Peluso playing the harmonica and Erica Goodman Piferrer will be returning on her violin. Said concert to take place on April 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove. The doors will open at 6:30. All general admission tickets cost $5 each. Tickets can be purchased at the Orchid Club Lobby on Saturday, March 22 and 29 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 31 and April 7 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. and also on Tuesday, March 25 and April 1 from 4 until 6 p.m. Make sure to get your tickets very soon as you wont want to miss this.Irish American ClubIrish American Clubs Spring Roundup will be at Palm Grove on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Royal Oaks will be serving a barbecue buffet including chicken and pork ribs, baked beans, Potato salad, cole slaw, rolls and butter and peach pie. Coffee and soft drinks provided. BYOB! Music is by Donna Carrier. There are door prizes and 50/50. Members are $16, Guests $18 casual dress. Ticket sales Wednesday, April 16 at the Orchid Club 9 to 11 a.m. After April 16, call Gloria at 352-873-6989 for ticketsBaby Boomers April calendarThere are still seats available on the Baby Boomers Fun Bus to the Tampa Hard Rock Casino on April 8. Dont get left behind and miss a great, fun filled day that only gets better when you win! Call Adele at 352-854-4963. Friday, April 25 brings the Baby Boomers Spring Dance in the Palm Grove, featuring Oak Runs own DJ Nicky-B spinning the tunes. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance is 6:30 to 10. Ticket sales are Saturdays, April 5 and 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Orchid Club Lobby. Ticket prices: $5 members, $7 guests.PACOR (Performing Arts Club)On with the Show, This is it! One more week and The Performing Arts Club of Oak Run will be staging its production of Rexs Exes at the beautiful Palm Grove in Oak Run. Tickets are still available. Reserved seating for the prime-rib dinner theater (Thursday, April 3 at 5:15 p.m.) is available through Diana Schmidt at 352-8737243. Tickets for evening and matinee shows (Fri April 4 at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m.) are available through Linda Noel at 352-873-9908. The club will begin moving larger more permanent set pieces into the facility just a few days before the productions. Its always fun to go into full dress rehearsal, technical rehearsal (sound and lighting) and to do so with some hard props. Some minor revisions are always necessary, but everyone knows their part so well, it will be a walk in the park, comments Garth Markum, director. Were thankful for the use of the facility, cooperation from DECCA (our management company at the community) as well as from our homeowners association. A considerable amount of time is given to us for our productions and we know we couldnt do it without them, comments Dick Caza, PACOR president. Well, that is what is happening in Oak Run this week. If you dont want to dance or garden then how about visiting our great library, take out a DVD or book. If you are advertising an event. be sure I get all the correct information. I need articles by end of Friday. Be kind to one another. It is easier and better for you to smile at those you meet around the community.Laura Smith can be reached at csjtpq@deccacable.com. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com22~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE24 000HS1R REDS RESTAURANT 8411 N. SR 200 HERNANDO, FL 34442 THUR., APRIL 3, 10:00 AM 2159 E. SILVER SPRINGS BLVD. OCALA, FL 34470 THUR., APRIL 3, 3:30 PM WOLFYS RESTAURANT Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW 200 OCALA, FL 34476 WED., APRIL 9, 3:30 PM FREE LUNCH & SEMINAR on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation Let Coldwell Bankers National Marketing Work For You 000GIE4 jaedenteam@ellisonrealty.com Ellison Realty, Inc. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com The Sunshine Committee will be holding their spring fundraising event on Wednesday, April 30, and it will be a Fun Fashion Show. The theme of the show is retiree fashion, and any Marion Landing resident who is interested in competing as a contestant should sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall. Use your imagination and come up with a winning outfit. Some ideas mentioned are beach bum, diva, biker, or any original or unusual fashion. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Lunch is included and you may choose two of four salads, dessert, coffee, and ice tea. Tickets are $6 each and will be going on sale at the April 1 Tuesday Social. The number of tickets being sold is limited, so get them early for an afternoon of fun while also supporting your Sunshine Committee. For more information on becoming a contestant or volunteering for the fashion show, please contact Lois Norris or Donna Schmidt. The Sunshine Committees mission is to respond to the needs of the Marion Landing community at times of illness, hospitalization and death. They also recognize other milestones of residents such as 60th and 65th anniversaries. To support these activities, the Committee holds fundraisers, as well as the December cookie sale and 50/50 raffles at Tuesday Socials and community events. To learn more about the Marion Landing Sunshine Committee or to become a member, they meet the first Tuesday of each month, after the Tuesday morning Social. New members are always welcome.Monday art classOur Monday morning art class meets in the Craft Room each week, and participants paint along with instructor Connie Ferreira to learn the theory and techniques of painting. The class just completed its lighthouse seascape projects and will take a couple of weeks off before the next session begins on April 7. The six-week course meets at 10 a.m. for two hours and Connie guides the students through each step of the painting process. The subject of the next class is a potted geranium painted using acrylic paints, and new students are always welcome. The cost for the entire set of classes is $40, and students are asked to bring a blank 11x14 or 16x20 canvas to class. If you are interested in signing up for this class, please put your name on the sign-up sheet hanging on the activity wall. Marion Landing Diane Bress Sunshine Fun Fashion Show fundraiser PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE17 ple for the class. Everyone is welcome to both sessions and of course the lessons are free. (First Tuesday of each month is Movie Night so there are no classes.) Dont miss out on this opportunity to meet Cher; improve your life style and your health; and have a great time doing it all.Movie NightTuesday, April 1, come out to movie night at the clubhouse and see the action packed drama, Captain Phillips. Tom Hanks gives a stellar performance in this true life account of the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama ship by Somali pirates. You will feel all the emotion of the captured sailors and Captain Phillips as they strive to survive. Feel the tension of negotiations as the company seeks to ransom the men and free them from their brutal captors. Theres lots of excitement in this flick. Lawn chairs are brought into the clubhouse for movie night thus everyone gets a comfortable seat in the climate controlled clubhouse. Our big screen enables everyone to get a great view of all the action and drama of this top notch film. Popcorn and lemonade are also available to the viewers and the nicest part of this is the fact that the movie and treats are all free. If you would like to bring your own snacks and drinks; feel free to do that too. Bring your family; your neighbors and your friends but dont miss Captain Phillips.Wacky Fashion ShowOur Crazy Wacky Fashion Show returns for a second time on Friday, April 11 starting at 1 in the afternoon. Youll see our models as they show off their style and fashion savvy with the wardrobes that they personally picked out. Of course they have a very limited budget with which to purchase their ensembles but their creativity makes up for what ever shortfalls were in their budget. Some of the outfits are stylish; some chic; some are a little racy and some are classy; oh who am I kidding; theyre all funny as all get out with a personal touch of flare. Laughter will be the order of the day; thats for sure. Rumor has it that Joanie will be back to introduce the models and describe their outfits. Because she had so much fun last year doing the show; she volunteered again. Tickets are only $2 each so see Geri right away and reserve your seat. Men, dont be afraid to come along with your wives as we have male models too. Brighten up your fashion sense by joining everyone at the Crazy, Wacky, Fashion Show. Garden ClubSpring is officially here so now is the time to start sprucing up your garden and getting ready for the summer. One of the best ways of doing this is to come out to the Garden Club on April 2 at 10 a.m. Youll meet your fellow gardeners there and share ideas; hints; designs and more. Learn what shrubs and trees thrive in our temperate climate; learn about flowers and water treatments; grass and everything green. If youve got a green thumb or have ever wanted one; this is the place to be. As youve driven around the neighborhood youve seen the beautiful landscapes there are here at Cherrywood. You can learn how to make your garden; lawn; flower beds or landscaping of any kind even more inviting See you at the Garden Club.Hobo NightMany moons ago, during the Great Depression, many men took to the rails in order to move to where the jobs were. Of course because they were broke, buying a ticket was out of the questions so they would hop on a freight train and head out seeking to improve their lot. Well, on April 21, were having a dance party to pay homage to these courageous down and outers. This promises to be a cure for your winter depression by providing a night of dancing and mirth with contests; great music and a very special kind of dish. We will be serving Hobo Stew made from the ingredients that you provide. Picture this; the Activities Committee will be cooking up the meat and guests are asked to bring a can of Low Sodium potatoes or vegetables to be thrown in the pot. All of it will be cooked up and then served; not on CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 p.m. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday beginning at 6 p.m. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 donation. The VFW sponsors a fish fry on the second and fourth 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 first and third Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. All of our frying is done 100 percent trans fat free frying oil. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: David Baldwin March 28 and Dave Hurlburt and March 29. 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, April 5, come on out and enjoy hand cut 10-ounce rib eye steak chargrilled to your order. Includes baked potato, roll w/butter, salad, vegetable and dessert. Donation $13. Tickets are presold only. See the Canteen server for yours. Ladies Auxiliary will have an Easter dinner April 19, 4:30 to 6, come out and enjoy spiral ham, baked potato, vegetables, rolls w/butter, salad and yummy dessert. Prizes will be awarded for the best Easter bonnet. Tickets are presold and must be purchased by April 17 for a donation of $10. See your canteen server for your ticket. No tickets at the door. Please be signing up for the Buddy Poppy drive to be held May 23 and 24. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781, 9401 SW 110th St. 352-873-4781. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE23 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 000HCTL 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 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 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 000HIQP 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 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 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 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 Conard L. Chambers Senior Minister 000HG9R 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 000HFVG 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. 000HS60 Relevant Preaching, Community Impact & Radical Compassion Southwest Campus 7651 SW State Road 200 Circle Square Plaza, Ocala, 34476 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Sunday Eves 6 p.m. Southeast Campus Sundays 10:30 a.m. Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor David Lambert 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! 000H8GU 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. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com New Dancercize classCome to the Lifestyle Center on Thursdays at 9 a.m. and learn basic dance steps to a variety of music styles. Taught by residents Marilyn and Dawn Pineau, this free weekly class will begin on April 3. You will learn and practice basic dance steps, which will include a combination of Cha-Cha, Samba and Hawaiian dance. No partner is necessary, and this is a fun way to exercise and strengthen your body and your heart. Marilyn and Dawn are teaching this class because they love to dance and hope you will join them each Thursday morning for an hour of music, dancing and fun. Please sign up on the flyer hanging on the Activity Wall or stop by the Lifestyle Center on Thursday, April 3, and see what the class is all about.Polymer clay bead workshopOur next creative art workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. You will learn how to make beautiful polymer clay jewelry beads from instructor Connie Ferreira, local and international artist and member of the Ocala Polymer Clay Guild. She will teach you how to create the jewelry beads in the first workshop, and then one week later, on Wednesday, April 16, you will learn how to assemble the beads you created into earrings, necklace or a bracelet. The cost of each workshop is $15, payable to the instructor. Please put your name on the sign-up sheets posted on the Activity Wall in the Lifestyle Center if you are interested in participating in these workshops. A visit to IsraelPastor Jeanne Hill will be hosting a free photo presentation of her two trips to Israel in 2012. This special presentation will be held on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center. Her more than 1,000 photos depict the land, the people and the many interesting sites of Israel, and she promises that it will be an interesting visit to the land of the Bible. Pastor Jeanne also leads the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service in the Lifestyle Center, which is open to all Marion Landing residents and their guests.Save the dateMark your calendar for the ever-popular Mothers Day Breakfast which is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, from 8 to 9 a.m. Marion Landing residents and their guests will enjoy a menu of scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash browns, grits, sausage, biscuits and gravy, fruit, juice and coffeean unbelievable value at $3. Tickets will go on sale at the April 15 Tuesday Social and are limited.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 352-237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. April 9: Victory Casino Day Trip $54 (nonrefundable) includes private bus, admission to Victory Casino ship, buffet lunch, $20 free slot play. 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. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSArt class participants from left, Linda Childers, Sharon Fairchild, LaDessa Holeton, Instructor Connie Ferreira, Pam Ellis, Sam Grenier and Paula Adwell put the finishing touches on their paintings. LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Read the classifieds Swinson Chiropractic; Sammys Italian Restaurant; Church of the Advent; Woods Printing; Cutting Edge Hair Salon; D & R Coin Shop; Big Sun Realty; Wise Way Auto; and Advanced Vehicle Modification by donating $100 to be a corporate sponsor. We thank and support our business sponsors as they help your Veterans Club charities.Come sing alongCome join the Cherrywood Songbirds on Wednesday, April 2, in the clubhouse as they invite everyone to come and sing a long to some favorite melodies and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of music and fun. Admission is free to this event so join in as Director Vince Basile accompanied by pianist Frank Juarbe and the gang as they perform show tunes and other songs that we all know and love. Blend your voices with that of our Songbirds or just listen and enjoy. Bring your friends at 2 in the afternoon and your own refreshments also to make this an even more enjoyable time. This is going to be an afternoon of special memories and super entertainment. Dont miss out. Ladies LunchOne of the highlights of our monthly social calendar is the Ladies Luncheon. Each month our gals gather at noon for a delicious pot luck luncheon. Everyone brings a dish to pass and a personal table setting. Our ladies know how to cook so you can be assured of some excellent dishes. This informal and friendly gathering of the ladies offers everyone a chance to socialize and get to know one another in the comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of the clubhouse. All of the ladies of Cherrywood are invited to attend. April 9 is the date set for the next gathering. Tickets are not required and of course there is no admission fee. Just bring your favorite dish to share; a place setting to use and your sense of humor. Smiles abound at this event so dont miss out.Line DancingCher Mason is the new instructor for our Line Dancing classes here at Cherrywood. A native of Michigan, she and her husband Jim have been in Florida about 15 years. For nearly 40 years she has been dancing; been active in the performing arts; studying and teaching. Just a few of her credits are the WyanCHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Cher Mason is the new line dancing instructor. dotte Community Center Theater and the Dearborn Community Theater both located in Michigan. She has done Sound of Music; Oliver and Oklahoma to name just a few of her credits. The Citrus County Community Center and now Cherrywood are the beneficiaries of Chers talent and teaching expertise. Youll enjoy her high energy and dedication to the students as you learn new steps and terms. There is no better way to keep your mind sharp and your body fit than by dancing. Youll be amazed at what you can learn and how much fun it is to join with your fellow residents at our dances. Each Tues. evening at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse youll find Cher teaching beginners the various types of steps and moves until 7:30. At that time, the more experienced dancers join our new peoPLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE21 000HJEWTHANK YOU CITRUS/MARION COUNTIESCALL (352) 489-4844Owner Does The WorkGutter Cleaning Entire HouseCLEANMASTER26 Years in Business Get Any 2 ServicesSame Day and SAVE! Only $50Pressure Cleaning House Driveway Pool Enclosure RoofFREE ESTIMATES!Carpet Cleaning$18(3 room minimum)Dry Cleaning or SteamPer Room Sofa and LoveseatFurniture Cleaning$601 Chair Cleaned FREECall for details 000HMKY OCALA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTERPrimary Care for All Ages Board Certified Cardiologist on Staff State-of-the-Art Laboratory In-House Imaging & Diagnostics 1.5 Testa MRI & 16 Slice CT 2230 SW 19th Ave Rd Ocala, FL 34471 Monday Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 352-237-4133OFMC WELLNESS CENTER OFMC AESTHETICS & LASER Deborah Scott, L.P.N., L.E. 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He is one of two house doctors that treat the residents at The Bridge at Ocala. Please join us for this informative seminar. SAVE THE DATE Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 2 PM CHARITY BINGO EVENT FOR ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION Bingo cards will be sold at the door. Game prizes donated by local businesses. Guest speaker will be David Huckabee of the Alzheimers Association. Beverages & Refreshments will be served. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimers. Due to limited seating please RSVP today at (352) 873-2036.

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On Saturday, April 5 beginning at 8 in the morning, Cherrywood will welcome the Marion County community to its semi-annual yard sale. Bring the family or friends and cruise our beautiful streets as residents open their garages and offer a vast variety of goodies for sale. Youll find everything from tools; lawn implements; sports equipment and bicycles to jewelry; clothing and knick knacks and more. Everything is priced right so youll save money while getting the treasures and household items you need to keep in shape; shape up your lawn or beautify your home. Everyone is welcome and youll have a fun time browsing so come to our yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 in the afternoon. Veterans meetingYour Cherrywood Veterans Club will be holding a rare closed meeting on Thursday, April 3 in the clubhouse. This meeting will feature the election of officers; a report on Memorial Day; Veterans Appreciation Day; information about the progress of our Patriot Dogs; our Golf Open plus the grand opening of Fisher House coming on May 16. Officers nominated so far are: Bill Mahar for president; Bill Spangenberg for vice president; Richard Hurley for treasurer; Marty Duesel for sergeantat-arms and John Everlove for secretary. If you would like to be nominated for a position on the Board, please come to the meeting a few minutes early and put your name on the ballot. In spite of several items on the agenda, we dont expect the meeting to last more than a half an hour. Immediately following the meeting refreshments will be served on the patio and spouses and guests are welcome to join the members at that time. Your Veterans Club is a vital and vigorous part of the Cherrywood community that relies on your support. Come join us as we continue to serve.TriviaOn March 19, the monthly Trivia Night drew more than 20 contestants to test their skills against one another. Yours truly provided the questions and emceed the event. Questions ranged from who was the first president to have indoor plumbing to what comedy team performed the skit, Whos on first. The winning team was the A Ones, made up of Janice and Dale Lunsford and Pam and Frank Pytlak. When you see them, remember they have bragging rights until next months game so cut them some slack if they tell you how bright they are. Not only are the A Ones smart; theyre also generous donating their winnings to the Patriot Dog Project. We sincerely thank them for that. All the funds that are raised from the dollar per person entry fee goes to support Patriot Dogs. Jay did an excellent job in setting up the questions for the big screen and Fred OHern was welcomed back following his knee surgery. Everyone had a fun time. The next Trivia Night will be Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. when Donna James will be the emcee. Make plans to come join your friends and neighbors for an interesting hour or two of fun and brain teasing Trivia.Veterans OpenBecause of the hard work of your Veterans Club officers and the wonderful support of our business community, the Open Golf day scheduled for June 7 is progressing nicely. The Ocala Palms Country Club is the venue for this first ever Veterans Golf Open fundraiser and it promises to be a terrific event. Golfers will begin the day with a pancake breakfast and then the foursomes will go to their tees for the shotgun start. Players will shoot 18 holes of challenging golf; cart included. A nearest to the pin/hole in one contest will be in the game and of course a courtesy cart will be driving around with liquid refreshments to make sure the golfers stay hydrated. Immediately following the golf game, a catered luncheon will be served and prizes awarded. A silent auction will also be held along with raffles and 50/50 drawings and much more. The cost for this outing is just $50 per person and your can make your reservations by contacting Rich Hurley at 352-873-7208 or Bill Mahar at 352-8731341. Would you or your business like to sponsor a hole for this event? JoinFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Iguess our weather cannot decide what to do, whether to get warm or stay cold. We have some nice events coming up in April. Palm Sunday on April 13 and Easter Sunday on April 20.Corned Beef NightI got a report from Cindy Hutchins on the SCN corned beef night. 60 tickets were sold for this evening. George Turnbull was the entertainment. The menu was corned beef sandwiches on rye bread with all the fixings. Cole slaw and some delicious homemade desserts were served plus coffee and tea. 50/50 was played and all seemed to have a good time.Lasagna NightPlease dont forget Lasagna night on Saturday, April 12. No store bought stuff for this shindig. The social committee is making all homemade lasagna. There will be bread or buns and of course desserts, coffee and tea. The entertainer for the evening will be Angie and if you havent seen her perform please dont miss it. Cost will be $12. And tickets will be sold April 2 and 3 at the SCN clubhouse from 1 to 2 p.m.Remember this?The enclosed picture with this column was taken years ago and was submitted to me by Marlene Dorner. She thought it would be interesting to see how many people would be recognized. It was taken at one of the SCNs pancake breakfasts. So folks how many people do you remember? Unfortunately the breakfasts are no longer unless someone steps up and decides to organize them. So who knows. This picture might bring back SCNs monthly pancake breakfasts. Thank you Marlene!A surpriseI received a note from Stan Doane. He was a very proud man. His wife Zona got her first hole in one on March 3 at the Little Pine Golf course in Beverly Hills, Florida. It was on the 4th hole, 85 yards with a 5 wood. It was witnessed by Stan and another couple. Congratulations to Zona who has only been golfing for three years! First it was corned beef night, now its lasagnas turn Spruce Creek North Jan Liberio This picture was taken years ago at a pancake breakfast. PLEASESEESCN, PAGE28 Cherrywood yard sale will take place on April 5 Cherrywood John Everlove PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE20 Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HR2L EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EASTER EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EXTRAVAGANZA! 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On Saturday, April 5 beginning at 8 in the morning, Cherrywood will welcome the Marion County community to its semi-annual yard sale. Bring the family or friends and cruise our beautiful streets as residents open their garages and offer a vast variety of goodies for sale. Youll find everything from tools; lawn implements; sports equipment and bicycles to jewelry; clothing and knick knacks and more. Everything is priced right so youll save money while getting the treasures and household items you need to keep in shape; shape up your lawn or beautify your home. Everyone is welcome and youll have a fun time browsing so come to our yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 in the afternoon. Veterans meetingYour Cherrywood Veterans Club will be holding a rare closed meeting on Thursday, April 3 in the clubhouse. This meeting will feature the election of officers; a report on Memorial Day; Veterans Appreciation Day; information about the progress of our Patriot Dogs; our Golf Open plus the grand opening of Fisher House coming on May 16. Officers nominated so far are: Bill Mahar for president; Bill Spangenberg for vice president; Richard Hurley for treasurer; Marty Duesel for sergeantat-arms and John Everlove for secretary. If you would like to be nominated for a position on the Board, please come to the meeting a few minutes early and put your name on the ballot. In spite of several items on the agenda, we dont expect the meeting to last more than a half an hour. Immediately following the meeting refreshments will be served on the patio and spouses and guests are welcome to join the members at that time. Your Veterans Club is a vital and vigorous part of the Cherrywood community that relies on your support. Come join us as we continue to serve.TriviaOn March 19, the monthly Trivia Night drew more than 20 contestants to test their skills against one another. Yours truly provided the questions and emceed the event. Questions ranged from who was the first president to have indoor plumbing to what comedy team performed the skit, Whos on first. The winning team was the A Ones, made up of Janice and Dale Lunsford and Pam and Frank Pytlak. When you see them, remember they have bragging rights until next months game so cut them some slack if they tell you how bright they are. Not only are the A Ones smart; theyre also generous donating their winnings to the Patriot Dog Project. We sincerely thank them for that. All the funds that are raised from the dollar per person entry fee goes to support Patriot Dogs. Jay did an excellent job in setting up the questions for the big screen and Fred OHern was welcomed back following his knee surgery. Everyone had a fun time. The next Trivia Night will be Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. when Donna James will be the emcee. Make plans to come join your friends and neighbors for an interesting hour or two of fun and brain teasing Trivia.Veterans OpenBecause of the hard work of your Veterans Club officers and the wonderful support of our business community, the Open Golf day scheduled for June 7 is progressing nicely. The Ocala Palms Country Club is the venue for this first ever Veterans Golf Open fundraiser and it promises to be a terrific event. Golfers will begin the day with a pancake breakfast and then the foursomes will go to their tees for the shotgun start. Players will shoot 18 holes of challenging golf; cart included. A nearest to the pin/hole in one contest will be in the game and of course a courtesy cart will be driving around with liquid refreshments to make sure the golfers stay hydrated. Immediately following the golf game, a catered luncheon will be served and prizes awarded. A silent auction will also be held along with raffles and 50/50 drawings and much more. The cost for this outing is just $50 per person and your can make your reservations by contacting Rich Hurley at 352-873-7208 or Bill Mahar at 352-8731341. Would you or your business like to sponsor a hole for this event? JoinFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 19 www.smcitizen.com 18~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Iguess our weather cannot decide what to do, whether to get warm or stay cold. We have some nice events coming up in April. Palm Sunday on April 13 and Easter Sunday on April 20.Corned Beef NightI got a report from Cindy Hutchins on the SCN corned beef night. 60 tickets were sold for this evening. George Turnbull was the entertainment. The menu was corned beef sandwiches on rye bread with all the fixings. Cole slaw and some delicious homemade desserts were served plus coffee and tea. 50/50 was played and all seemed to have a good time.Lasagna NightPlease dont forget Lasagna night on Saturday, April 12. No store bought stuff for this shindig. The social committee is making all homemade lasagna. There will be bread or buns and of course desserts, coffee and tea. The entertainer for the evening will be Angie and if you havent seen her perform please dont miss it. Cost will be $12. And tickets will be sold April 2 and 3 at the SCN clubhouse from 1 to 2 p.m.Remember this?The enclosed picture with this column was taken years ago and was submitted to me by Marlene Dorner. She thought it would be interesting to see how many people would be recognized. It was taken at one of the SCNs pancake breakfasts. So folks how many people do you remember? Unfortunately the breakfasts are no longer unless someone steps up and decides to organize them. So who knows. This picture might bring back SCNs monthly pancake breakfasts. Thank you Marlene!A surpriseI received a note from Stan Doane. He was a very proud man. His wife Zona got her first hole in one on March 3 at the Little Pine Golf course in Beverly Hills, Florida. It was on the 4th hole, 85 yards with a 5 wood. It was witnessed by Stan and another couple. Congratulations to Zona who has only been golfing for three years! First it was corned beef night, now its lasagnas turn Spruce Creek North Jan Liberio This picture was taken years ago at a pancake breakfast. PLEASESEESCN, PAGE28 Cherrywood yard sale will take place on April 5 Cherrywood John Everlove PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE20 Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HR2L EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EASTER EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA! EXTRAVAGANZA! FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE 000HRTS 352-291-2080 WWWCROSSROADSCOG.NET 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 ??? CUSTOM BATTERY PACKS LAPTOP COMPUTER BATTERIES CAMCORDER BATTERIES WHEELCHAIR BATTERIES SECURITY SYSTEM BATTERIES AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES FARM TRACTOR BATTERIES JET SKI BATTERIES GAME FEED BATTERIES MARINE BATTERIES CELL PHONE BATTERIES POWER WHEELS BATTERIES WATCH BATTERIES KEY REMOTE BATTERIES TRUCK BATTERIES CORDLESS PHONE BATTERIES EMERGENCY LIGHT BATTERIES ATV BATTERIES MOTORCYCLE BATTERIES LAWNMOWER BATTERIES Automotive Batteries 50 Bronze $ 79 95 exchange (Prices may vary according to your vehicle) FREE 10-Minute Installation (Most Models) 60 Silver $ 89 95 exchange 72 Gold $ 99 95 exchange 84 Platinum $ 109 95 exchange GOLF CARS STARTING AT $2,295 & UP 000HBDA smcitizen.com 000HI8Y

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 17 www.smcitizen.com 20~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com New Dancercize classCome to the Lifestyle Center on Thursdays at 9 a.m. and learn basic dance steps to a variety of music styles. Taught by residents Marilyn and Dawn Pineau, this free weekly class will begin on April 3. You will learn and practice basic dance steps, which will include a combination of Cha-Cha, Samba and Hawaiian dance. No partner is necessary, and this is a fun way to exercise and strengthen your body and your heart. Marilyn and Dawn are teaching this class because they love to dance and hope you will join them each Thursday morning for an hour of music, dancing and fun. Please sign up on the flyer hanging on the Activity Wall or stop by the Lifestyle Center on Thursday, April 3, and see what the class is all about.Polymer clay bead workshopOur next creative art workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Craft Room. You will learn how to make beautiful polymer clay jewelry beads from instructor Connie Ferreira, local and international artist and member of the Ocala Polymer Clay Guild. She will teach you how to create the jewelry beads in the first workshop, and then one week later, on Wednesday, April 16, you will learn how to assemble the beads you created into earrings, necklace or a bracelet. The cost of each workshop is $15, payable to the instructor. Please put your name on the sign-up sheets posted on the Activity Wall in the Lifestyle Center if you are interested in participating in these workshops. A visit to IsraelPastor Jeanne Hill will be hosting a free photo presentation of her two trips to Israel in 2012. This special presentation will be held on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center. Her more than 1,000 photos depict the land, the people and the many interesting sites of Israel, and she promises that it will be an interesting visit to the land of the Bible. Pastor Jeanne also leads the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service in the Lifestyle Center, which is open to all Marion Landing residents and their guests.Save the dateMark your calendar for the ever-popular Mothers Day Breakfast which is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, from 8 to 9 a.m. Marion Landing residents and their guests will enjoy a menu of scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash browns, grits, sausage, biscuits and gravy, fruit, juice and coffeean unbelievable value at $3. Tickets will go on sale at the April 15 Tuesday Social and are limited.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 352-237-7152 for more information. Trips are open to the general public if space allows. April 9: Victory Casino Day Trip $54 (nonrefundable) includes private bus, admission to Victory Casino ship, buffet lunch, $20 free slot play. 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. Diane Bress is Marion Landings Activities Director and an employee of Leland Management, Inc. PHOTO BY DIANE BRESSArt class participants from left, Linda Childers, Sharon Fairchild, LaDessa Holeton, Instructor Connie Ferreira, Pam Ellis, Sam Grenier and Paula Adwell put the finishing touches on their paintings. LANDINGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Read the classifieds Swinson Chiropractic; Sammys Italian Restaurant; Church of the Advent; Woods Printing; Cutting Edge Hair Salon; D & R Coin Shop; Big Sun Realty; Wise Way Auto; and Advanced Vehicle Modification by donating $100 to be a corporate sponsor. We thank and support our business sponsors as they help your Veterans Club charities.Come sing alongCome join the Cherrywood Songbirds on Wednesday, April 2, in the clubhouse as they invite everyone to come and sing a long to some favorite melodies and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of music and fun. Admission is free to this event so join in as Director Vince Basile accompanied by pianist Frank Juarbe and the gang as they perform show tunes and other songs that we all know and love. Blend your voices with that of our Songbirds or just listen and enjoy. Bring your friends at 2 in the afternoon and your own refreshments also to make this an even more enjoyable time. This is going to be an afternoon of special memories and super entertainment. Dont miss out. Ladies LunchOne of the highlights of our monthly social calendar is the Ladies Luncheon. Each month our gals gather at noon for a delicious pot luck luncheon. Everyone brings a dish to pass and a personal table setting. Our ladies know how to cook so you can be assured of some excellent dishes. This informal and friendly gathering of the ladies offers everyone a chance to socialize and get to know one another in the comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of the clubhouse. All of the ladies of Cherrywood are invited to attend. April 9 is the date set for the next gathering. Tickets are not required and of course there is no admission fee. Just bring your favorite dish to share; a place setting to use and your sense of humor. Smiles abound at this event so dont miss out.Line DancingCher Mason is the new instructor for our Line Dancing classes here at Cherrywood. A native of Michigan, she and her husband Jim have been in Florida about 15 years. For nearly 40 years she has been dancing; been active in the performing arts; studying and teaching. Just a few of her credits are the WyanCHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Cher Mason is the new line dancing instructor. dotte Community Center Theater and the Dearborn Community Theater both located in Michigan. She has done Sound of Music; Oliver and Oklahoma to name just a few of her credits. The Citrus County Community Center and now Cherrywood are the beneficiaries of Chers talent and teaching expertise. Youll enjoy her high energy and dedication to the students as you learn new steps and terms. There is no better way to keep your mind sharp and your body fit than by dancing. Youll be amazed at what you can learn and how much fun it is to join with your fellow residents at our dances. Each Tues. evening at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse youll find Cher teaching beginners the various types of steps and moves until 7:30. At that time, the more experienced dancers join our new peoPLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE21 000HJEWTHANK YOU CITRUS/MARION COUNTIESCALL (352) 489-4844Owner Does The WorkGutter Cleaning Entire HouseCLEANMASTER26 Years in Business Get Any 2 ServicesSame Day and SAVE! Only $50Pressure Cleaning House Driveway Pool Enclosure RoofFREE ESTIMATES!Carpet Cleaning$18(3 room minimum)Dry Cleaning or SteamPer Room Sofa and LoveseatFurniture Cleaning$601 Chair Cleaned FREECall for details 000HMKY OCALA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTERPrimary Care for All Ages Board Certified Cardiologist on Staff State-of-the-Art Laboratory In-House Imaging & Diagnostics 1.5 Testa MRI & 16 Slice CT 2230 SW 19th Ave Rd Ocala, FL 34471 Monday Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 352-237-4133OFMC WELLNESS CENTER OFMC AESTHETICS & LASER Deborah Scott, L.P.N., L.E. 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He is one of two house doctors that treat the residents at The Bridge at Ocala. Please join us for this informative seminar. SAVE THE DATE Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 2 PM CHARITY BINGO EVENT FOR ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION Bingo cards will be sold at the door. Game prizes donated by local businesses. Guest speaker will be David Huckabee of the Alzheimers Association. Beverages & Refreshments will be served. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimers. Due to limited seating please RSVP today at (352) 873-2036.

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 21 www.smcitizen.com 16~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com The Sunshine Committee will be holding their spring fundraising event on Wednesday, April 30, and it will be a Fun Fashion Show. The theme of the show is retiree fashion, and any Marion Landing resident who is interested in competing as a contestant should sign up on the sheet hanging on the Activity Wall. Use your imagination and come up with a winning outfit. Some ideas mentioned are beach bum, diva, biker, or any original or unusual fashion. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Lunch is included and you may choose two of four salads, dessert, coffee, and ice tea. Tickets are $6 each and will be going on sale at the April 1 Tuesday Social. The number of tickets being sold is limited, so get them early for an afternoon of fun while also supporting your Sunshine Committee. For more information on becoming a contestant or volunteering for the fashion show, please contact Lois Norris or Donna Schmidt. The Sunshine Committees mission is to respond to the needs of the Marion Landing community at times of illness, hospitalization and death. They also recognize other milestones of residents such as 60th and 65th anniversaries. To support these activities, the Committee holds fundraisers, as well as the December cookie sale and 50/50 raffles at Tuesday Socials and community events. To learn more about the Marion Landing Sunshine Committee or to become a member, they meet the first Tuesday of each month, after the Tuesday morning Social. New members are always welcome.Monday art classOur Monday morning art class meets in the Craft Room each week, and participants paint along with instructor Connie Ferreira to learn the theory and techniques of painting. The class just completed its lighthouse seascape projects and will take a couple of weeks off before the next session begins on April 7. The six-week course meets at 10 a.m. for two hours and Connie guides the students through each step of the painting process. The subject of the next class is a potted geranium painted using acrylic paints, and new students are always welcome. The cost for the entire set of classes is $40, and students are asked to bring a blank 11x14 or 16x20 canvas to class. If you are interested in signing up for this class, please put your name on the sign-up sheet hanging on the activity wall. Marion Landing Diane Bress Sunshine Fun Fashion Show fundraiser PLEASESEELANDING, PAGE17 ple for the class. Everyone is welcome to both sessions and of course the lessons are free. (First Tuesday of each month is Movie Night so there are no classes.) Dont miss out on this opportunity to meet Cher; improve your life style and your health; and have a great time doing it all.Movie NightTuesday, April 1, come out to movie night at the clubhouse and see the action packed drama, Captain Phillips. Tom Hanks gives a stellar performance in this true life account of the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama ship by Somali pirates. You will feel all the emotion of the captured sailors and Captain Phillips as they strive to survive. Feel the tension of negotiations as the company seeks to ransom the men and free them from their brutal captors. Theres lots of excitement in this flick. Lawn chairs are brought into the clubhouse for movie night thus everyone gets a comfortable seat in the climate controlled clubhouse. Our big screen enables everyone to get a great view of all the action and drama of this top notch film. Popcorn and lemonade are also available to the viewers and the nicest part of this is the fact that the movie and treats are all free. If you would like to bring your own snacks and drinks; feel free to do that too. Bring your family; your neighbors and your friends but dont miss Captain Phillips.Wacky Fashion ShowOur Crazy Wacky Fashion Show returns for a second time on Friday, April 11 starting at 1 in the afternoon. Youll see our models as they show off their style and fashion savvy with the wardrobes that they personally picked out. Of course they have a very limited budget with which to purchase their ensembles but their creativity makes up for what ever shortfalls were in their budget. Some of the outfits are stylish; some chic; some are a little racy and some are classy; oh who am I kidding; theyre all funny as all get out with a personal touch of flare. Laughter will be the order of the day; thats for sure. Rumor has it that Joanie will be back to introduce the models and describe their outfits. Because she had so much fun last year doing the show; she volunteered again. Tickets are only $2 each so see Geri right away and reserve your seat. Men, dont be afraid to come along with your wives as we have male models too. Brighten up your fashion sense by joining everyone at the Crazy, Wacky, Fashion Show. Garden ClubSpring is officially here so now is the time to start sprucing up your garden and getting ready for the summer. One of the best ways of doing this is to come out to the Garden Club on April 2 at 10 a.m. Youll meet your fellow gardeners there and share ideas; hints; designs and more. Learn what shrubs and trees thrive in our temperate climate; learn about flowers and water treatments; grass and everything green. If youve got a green thumb or have ever wanted one; this is the place to be. As youve driven around the neighborhood youve seen the beautiful landscapes there are here at Cherrywood. You can learn how to make your garden; lawn; flower beds or landscaping of any kind even more inviting See you at the Garden Club.Hobo NightMany moons ago, during the Great Depression, many men took to the rails in order to move to where the jobs were. Of course because they were broke, buying a ticket was out of the questions so they would hop on a freight train and head out seeking to improve their lot. Well, on April 21, were having a dance party to pay homage to these courageous down and outers. This promises to be a cure for your winter depression by providing a night of dancing and mirth with contests; great music and a very special kind of dish. We will be serving Hobo Stew made from the ingredients that you provide. Picture this; the Activities Committee will be cooking up the meat and guests are asked to bring a can of Low Sodium potatoes or vegetables to be thrown in the pot. All of it will be cooked up and then served; not on CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 Upcoming events at VFW Post 4781 Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday with games beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch is available each day until 1:30 p.m. Bar Bingo is played in the Canteen every Monday beginning at 6 p.m. Breakfast is served every Saturday from 8 until 10 a.m. for a $4 donation. The VFW sponsors a fish fry on the second and fourth 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 first and third Friday of each month for a donation of $7. Baskets are available from 4 to 6 p.m. All of our frying is done 100 percent trans fat free frying oil. Stay a while after enjoying one of our delicious meals and listen to music in the Canteen provided by: David Baldwin March 28 and Dave Hurlburt and March 29. 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, April 5, come on out and enjoy hand cut 10-ounce rib eye steak chargrilled to your order. Includes baked potato, roll w/butter, salad, vegetable and dessert. Donation $13. Tickets are presold only. See the Canteen server for yours. Ladies Auxiliary will have an Easter dinner April 19, 4:30 to 6, come out and enjoy spiral ham, baked potato, vegetables, rolls w/butter, salad and yummy dessert. Prizes will be awarded for the best Easter bonnet. Tickets are presold and must be purchased by April 17 for a donation of $10. See your canteen server for your ticket. No tickets at the door. Please be signing up for the Buddy Poppy drive to be held May 23 and 24. Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781, 9401 SW 110th St. 352-873-4781. PLEASESEECHERRYWOOD, PAGE23 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 000HCTL 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 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 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 000HIQP 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 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 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 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 Conard L. Chambers Senior Minister 000HG9R 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 000HFVG 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. 000HS60 Relevant Preaching, Community Impact & Radical Compassion Southwest Campus 7651 SW State Road 200 Circle Square Plaza, Ocala, 34476 Sundays 8:45 a.m. Sunday Eves 6 p.m. Southeast Campus Sundays 10:30 a.m. Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor David Lambert 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! 000H8GU 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 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 000HFX9 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 000GUM1 1.7 miles west of I-75 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 S OUTH M ARION C ITIZEN D IRECTORY A SK FOR M ICHEL N ORTHSEA AT 854-3986 The Reason to Believe... 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and activists on the juvenile justice committee of Awake Marion when the Friday Forum of Marion County next meets April 11, at 11:30 a.m. at Buffet City, State Road 200 and MLK Jr., Blvd. While intended to reduce drugs and violence in our schools, zero tolerance polices have resulted in sometimes absurdly unfair consequences for minor infractions, with minority children especially targeted according to Ray Seaman, online director of Progress Florida, who will moderate. Confirmed panelists include retired educator Nancy Noonan and former Marion County NAACP president Whitfield Jenkins, both members of Awake Marions juvenile justice committee. The nonpartisan speaker/luncheon series, open to all, meets on the second Friday of each month to engage in civil community dialogue a bout important issues affecting Marion County. The $10 charge, payable directly to the restaurant, includes the buffet, tax, tip and a drink. For more information and to RSVP please email FridayForumofMarionCounty@gmail.com or telephone Delphine Herbert at 352-873-9970 or Jan Lentz at 352-425-6219.Saturday, April 12 SummerGlen yard saleSummerGlen is having a community yard sale on Saturday, April 12, open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Benefit for Therapeutic groupJoin the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association as we dance away the winter Blahs at a Beach Party with music from the 50s through the British Invasion. Not only will there be dinner and dancing to the band 3 For the Road, a regular band at the Villages, we have added a comedy show by the Villages Theatre Company to entertain you. On Saturday, April 12, the Beach Party will be held at the South MarionVillages Elks Lodge 2730, 7655 East Highway 25, Belleview starting at 5 p.m. with a happy hour followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and entertainment to follow. Tickets for a 60s vintage buffet along with an evening of fun-filled entertainment are just $ 25 per person. Tickets are available on the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) website, www.mariontherapeuticriding association.org or by calling the MTRA office at 352-732-7300.Breakfast at Ocala WestA community-wide breakfast sponsored by the OWUMC Mens Club, including all you care to eat, many items, still a bargain at only $5, will be Saturday,April 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St., Ocala. For information call 352-854-9550.Corporate Run for the SpringsMarion County is home to Silver and Rainbow Springs, two of the worlds largest and most famous artesian springs, along with Silver Glen and many others. Our natural springs, lakes and rivers make Marion County a beautifully unique place to live, work and play. Since we use this same water for drinking and other daily activities, we all play a role in keeping our water clean. The second annual Corporate Run for the Springs will celebrate our community while raising awareness about steps that individuals and businesses can take to protect our water resources. The event will be Saturday, April 12, at the McPherson complex on Southeast 25th Avenue. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race is at 8 a.m. Family events start after the race. Grab your coworkers and join us for this familyfriendly, 5K event. Enjoy live music, great food and a childrens area with craft stations, a bounce house and more! Prizes will be awarded to the fastest teams and individuals. An overall Corporate Cup will be awarded to the team with the fastest three runners, and Industry Awards will be presented to the fastest companies in various business sectors. Whether running or walking, this event is an opportunity to increase team camaraderie, fire up that competitive spirit and learn more about our local water resources. To learn more about sponsoring or registering for the Second Annual Corporate Run for the Springs, visit www.marioncountyfl.org/corporaterun.Lecanto VA clinic enrollmentThe Lecanto Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host an Enrollment Open House on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto). Enrollment and eligibility staff will be available to answer your questions and enroll you for the best health care anywhere. While not required, you may bring your DD 214 for verification of military service. For additional information, contact David Gilmer at 352-746-8000.Sunday, April 13 Unique story of EasterLooking through the eyes of certain followers of Jesus Christ we witness their insights and emotions as interviewed -minutes style. We learn of the sacrifice, Greater Love Has No Man. The congregation joins the Worship Choir in worship throughout the musical program. This is a unique presentation of the Story of Easter allowing the congregation to experience a moving and dramatic story of firsthand remembrances of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Join in this event and gain a powerful personal perspective on the redeeming sacrifice Jesus paid for each of us. Our prayer is that this time spent together will deeply move you to think, to worship, and to honor the greatest gift ever given to us. 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St., off State Road 200, Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Tuesday, April 15 Congregation Beth Israel Passover sederCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to its annual Passover seder to be held on the second night of Passover, Tuesday April 15, at Stone Creek Grille in Ocala at 6 p.m. The menu includes gefilte fish, matza ball soup and the choice of three entrees: stuffed chicken breast with apple raisin stuffing, sliced roast beef with mushroom gravy and tilapia with pineapple salsa. All entrees include roasted potatoes and carrots. Sponge cake with strawberries will be served for dessert. The seder will be conducted in English led by copresident Judi Siegal and Sonia Peterson, treasurer of Congregation Beth Israel. Participation by the attendees is encouraged and the seder will feature traditional favorites as well as rituals associated with Reconstructionist Judaism. Cost for the seder is $30 for members; $35 for non-members. Reservations must be made by April 11 to Estelle at 352-861-2542 or Sonia at 352-307-3662. Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala is a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in association with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. We are a liberal, progressive, inclusive Jewish community. Visit us on the web at bethisraelocala.org.Wednesday, April 16 Shelton performs at churchFor more than 35 years, Gospel musician Thomas Shelton has shared his God-given talent with thousands. A member of Whos Who in Musician American, he has performed throughout the United States and abroad. Please join with us as he shares Gods message in music and song at 7 p.m. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Saturday, April 19 Easter EggstravaganzaThe excitement is building for Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to noon. Everything is free! Egg hunts will be supervised by age group, with 15,000 eggs on the property! There will be games, bounce houses, cotton candy, hot dogs, drinks, sno-cones, chips, prizes, and the gospel message will be shared. Families are welcome. The TroubadoursThe Troubadours, under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Mary Beth Lake and the accompaniment of Norma Holecsko, are putting the finishing touches on what is to prove a great Spring Concert! Come celebrate with us as we are thankful for the music! There will be some specials with Margaret Elder performing a Gospel medley on the piano, Bill Peluso playing the harmonica and Erica Goodman Piferrer will be returning on her violin. Said concert to take place on April 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove. The doors will open at 6:30. All general admission tickets cost $5 each. Tickets can be purchased at the Orchid Club Lobby on Saturday, March 22 and 29 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 31 and April 7 from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. and also on Tuesday, March 25 and April 1 from 4 until 6 p.m. Make sure to get your tickets very soon as you wont want to miss this.Irish American ClubIrish American Clubs Spring Roundup will be at Palm Grove on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Royal Oaks will be serving a barbecue buffet including chicken and pork ribs, baked beans, Potato salad, cole slaw, rolls and butter and peach pie. Coffee and soft drinks provided. BYOB! Music is by Donna Carrier. There are door prizes and 50/50. Members are $16, Guests $18 casual dress. Ticket sales Wednesday, April 16 at the Orchid Club 9 to 11 a.m. After April 16, call Gloria at 352-873-6989 for ticketsBaby Boomers April calendarThere are still seats available on the Baby Boomers Fun Bus to the Tampa Hard Rock Casino on April 8. Dont get left behind and miss a great, fun filled day that only gets better when you win! Call Adele at 352-854-4963. Friday, April 25 brings the Baby Boomers Spring Dance in the Palm Grove, featuring Oak Runs own DJ Nicky-B spinning the tunes. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance is 6:30 to 10. Ticket sales are Saturdays, April 5 and 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Orchid Club Lobby. Ticket prices: $5 members, $7 guests.PACOR (Performing Arts Club)On with the Show, This is it! One more week and The Performing Arts Club of Oak Run will be staging its production of Rexs Exes at the beautiful Palm Grove in Oak Run. Tickets are still available. Reserved seating for the prime-rib dinner theater (Thursday, April 3 at 5:15 p.m.) is available through Diana Schmidt at 352-8737243. Tickets for evening and matinee shows (Fri April 4 at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m.) are available through Linda Noel at 352-873-9908. The club will begin moving larger more permanent set pieces into the facility just a few days before the productions. Its always fun to go into full dress rehearsal, technical rehearsal (sound and lighting) and to do so with some hard props. Some minor revisions are always necessary, but everyone knows their part so well, it will be a walk in the park, comments Garth Markum, director. Were thankful for the use of the facility, cooperation from DECCA (our management company at the community) as well as from our homeowners association. A considerable amount of time is given to us for our productions and we know we couldnt do it without them, comments Dick Caza, PACOR president. Well, that is what is happening in Oak Run this week. If you dont want to dance or garden then how about visiting our great library, take out a DVD or book. If you are advertising an event. be sure I get all the correct information. I need articles by end of Friday. Be kind to one another. It is easier and better for you to smile at those you meet around the community.Laura Smith can be reached at csjtpq@deccacable.com. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 15 www.smcitizen.com OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com22~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE24 000HS1R REDS RESTAURANT 8411 N. SR 200 HERNANDO, FL 34442 THUR., APRIL 3, 10:00 AM 2159 E. SILVER SPRINGS BLVD. OCALA, FL 34470 THUR., APRIL 3, 3:30 PM WOLFYS RESTAURANT Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Call Now 1 (352) 319-6816 Reservation Required. Limited seating available. First-time Attendees Only. OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW 200 OCALA, FL 34476 WED., APRIL 9, 3:30 PM FREE LUNCH & SEMINAR on the benefits of pre-planning your cremation Let Coldwell Bankers National Marketing Work For You 000GIE4 jaedenteam@ellisonrealty.com Ellison Realty, Inc. 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The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteer boat captains to patrol the Rainbow River. Are you looking for something challenging to do this summer? If so, Rainbow Springs State Park River Patrol is looking for you. Do you like to boat, like people and enjoy helping others? Then you may want to become a boat captain and help preserve the beauty of the headsprings. This volunteer position requires that you be able to handle a 16-foot pontoon boat with an electric motor. You must be willing to learn, take an online boating safety course and use simple radio communications. A minimum of two hours on Friday, Saturday or Sunday starting in April through October is all it takes to be a volunteer boat captain. You will be required to become a member of the Friends of Rainbow Springs for insurance purposes. For more information contact volunteer Linda Smith at linds0736@gmail.com. ToFriday, March 28, 2014 ~ 23 www.smcitizen.com 14~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com THE ROUND HOUSE By Louise Erdrich In The Round House an isolated assault and rape destroys the domestic harmony of a nuclear Indian family living on a reservation and reflects the failure of the US legal system to protect all its citizens. Narrated exclusively by 13-year-old Joe Coutts, whose beautiful mother Geraldine was the victim and is traumatized for much of the novel, his is a comingof-age story in which a child assumes the burden of solving a violent crime. At issue is whether the rape occurred on Indian or federal land and whether the suspect was Indian or non-native. If the latter he cannot be prosecuted. One in three native women will report rape and 86 percent of the accused will be non-native men who will almost certainly get away with their crime. In the beginning young Joe is not working alone to find his mothers assailant. His father, a tribal judge, tackles voluminous files in his office. Antone Bazil Coutts had become convinced that somewhere within his bench briefs, memos, summaries, and decisions lay the identity of the man whose act had nearly severed my mothers spirit from her body. He is soon discouraged, though, and turns his attention to nursing his wife back to health. Erdrich foreshadows the decision in the opening chapter where father and son together pry rootlings from their houses foundation. Then, Joe says, My father stood, stretching his sore back. Thats enough, he says, though he was usually a perfectionist. I was unwilling to stop, however. With his three best buddies, Joe bikes around the reservation, spying on suspects, even a Catholic priest. In trying to track down his mothers attacker Joe is also seeking answerswhat makes a person violent and how should society treat violent people? Minor characters like Moosham offer comic relief to such a serious subject. And the sacred round house is both a crime scene and a metaphorical shelter. I would not label this an easy novel but the reading experience is worthwhile. Reading The Round House can be worthwhile Bookmark Pat Wellington Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com plates but in what ever you decide to eat out of. If you have a mess kit; an old bowl; a dishthat will hold this meal; you must bring that along. Of course you should bring a spoon too because eating Hobo Stew with your fingers could be a little embarrassing. You think Im kidding but Im not. So get your can to the office and see Geri for a ticket. If you prefer; you can just buy a ticket from her for $1 but either way; Geri needs to see your can or a dollar ASAP. There will a contest for the best costume; raffles and 50/50 drawings along with all the great music provided by our own Rich Becotte. This is going to be a real Hobo Ball; dont miss out.Derby DayGet out your favorite bonnet because on May 5, it will be Derby Day at Cherrywood again. Well be judging ladies hats; sharing traditional libations; watching the horses at Churchill Downs; and running our Cherrywood Horse Race. Well put up the big screen so everyone can watch the race and we have many other activities to put us in the mood. Mark your calendar and reserve that date for the fastest minutes in sport. If your group would like to purchase a race horse for the Cherrywood Horse Races, just stop by and see Geri. Protect your privacyIdentity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in our country. Protect yourself by shredding all your personal documents. To help you do this, on May 9 from 1 until 3 in the afternoon we will have a shredding service at the clubhouse to help you get rid of all the papers that have your personal information on them. This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those checks and other financial statements among other papers. Keep watching this column for more information.From Your ReporterSticker shock has struck again to us seniors. This time it isnt on a car but rather at the grocery store. Food costs have dramatically increased because of droughts or some other excuse. The latest reason Ive heard is that the corn is being used in our gasoline so theres less feed for the animals. The price of gas here in Ocala is on average; 8 to 15 cents higher per gallon than the national average. Apparently the shortage of corn is effecting the ethanol production too. Either that or trucks that deliver the fuel for our cars must drive an extra hour or so from Gainesville where gas is considerably cheaper. Unfortunately, neither the cost of fuel or food is figured into the national Cost Of Living Index so dont expect a jump in your social security checks any time soon. As usual, we will just have to bite the proverbial bullet. On a brighter side, while the cost of food and fuel continue to move upwards; this week has shown me that the cost of loving is pretty much the same as ever. Im speaking about my daughter Kim and her husband Larry who came into town for a visit. About a year and a half ago, both Kim and Larry were involved in a motorcycle accident that injured him and nearly killed her. For more than a month it was touch and go as to whether she would survive and even longer to asses the damage caused by her traumatic head injury. This week her Mom and I were able to put our arms around her and Larry and say a prayer of thanks for their survival and her continued recovery. We were again reminded about the things that are important in this world; not the cost of living but much more; the priceless joy of loving. Hugs dont cost anything; give them freely and often. Let your loved ones know you care.If you have a suggestion; idea or comment about this column; please contact me at urperssec@yahoo.com. Its always good to hear from you. CHERRYWOODCONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 John Everloves daughter Kim and her husband, Larry. The goals we planned on reaching during our younger years didnt all reach fruition. Instead we learned to enjoy the ones that did and accept that maybe we were reaching too high on the others. Now, in our later years, maybe instead of goals we can practice new habits. We have the time to practice new habits that can bring us more happiness. One way might be learning how to be more mindful. Instead of being easily distracted, we can try to become more aware of our surroundings and feel grateful for our lives. Instead of bringing up children, earning a living, and other worthwhile goals, we now can take up a hobby that given us satisfaction and brings a purpose to our lives. Lets invest our energy in practicing new habits that will make us and those around us happier. Volunteering our time and/or knowledge to others helps many people enjoy their life. Some of us projected our happiness into the future. Well, if the future isnt now, when is it? Lets choose to be happy with the life we are now living. After all, happiness is known to increase life span.Folk Festival Food, dancing and live entertainment will be enjoyed at the Folk Festival on The Town Square at Circle Square Commons on Saturday, April 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. It is a free event! Enjoy an evening filled with Folk history and admiring professional Folk dancers perform cultural and historic dances. There will be live musical entertainment by Kathleen Kane and The Wynd Breakers, a multitalented versatile Folk band. The fun doesnt stop there. There will be live Folk demonstrations of spinning wool, wood carving and a showcase of antiques, novelty crafts and so much more. It would not be a festival without food! While walking around chow down on various foods such as BBQ, funnel cakes, sausages, kettle corn, cotton candy and more. A Folk Festival isnt a Folk Festival without food, music and dancing and we will have all those at your fingertips. Circle Square Commons Town Square is at 8405 SW 80th St. in Ocala.Theatre GroupThis is your last chance to see Something Old, Something New tonight, Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m., on stage, in the Recreation Ballroom and also, tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m. Its worth $8 for better seats and $6 for general seating to see members of this community, live, singing and acting to make you laugh. Come to the door at 6.30 or 2.30 on Sunday and we will be happy to seat you. If you have any questions call Anne at 352-7320706.OTOW Lions ClubApril 25 is the second annual Recycled Trashy Fashion Show. It is going to be one big night of Fashions from some very beautiful models. These fashions are made from recyclable items. You also can enjoy a special performance by Ocalas Dancing with the Drs, Dr. Justin Ferns. The tickets are $15 per person and they are sold Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 10 a.m. in the H and R Ballroom. For further information call Wendy Phillips at 352-861-0820. All funds raised will be used to help the less fortunate in our community and the entities we support.June Roberta can be reached at 352237-9208 or at jroberta@cfl.rr.com. Folk festival coming to commons OTOW June Roberta Rainbow Springs seeks volunteer river boat captains 2013 2013 2013 2013 000HIZG 3 ROOMS & 1 HALLWAY $ 79 95* EXPIRES 3/31/14 Chair Or Recliner Cleaned with purchase of a couch & loveseat. 352-401-1966 From start to satisfaction. SPRING IS COMING... Get a head start on your Spring Cleaning! 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 13 www.smcitizen.com 24~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000HSHU Sunday, April 20 Crossroads United Easter serviceWe are looking forward to celebrating Easter this year, and have reserved a meeting place at the ballroom in the Hilton Hotel at 3600 SW 36th Ave., Ocala for this joyous occasion. Plan on joining us Sunday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. for our United Easter Service. Spanish translation will be made available and nurseries are provided.Saturday, April 26 Rummage sale at Peace LutheranThe annual rummage sale at Peace Lutheran Church will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no early sales. The ladies of the Peace chapter of the Lutheran Womens Missionary League will be working all week to sort and price the vast number of sale items which have been donated by members. Shoppers will find many unusual items at amazing bargain prices. The Peace Lutheran Mens Club will be assisting and will make hot dogs, chips and soft drinks available the day of the sale. Peace Lutheran Church, The Church On The Hill, is at 7201 S. Highway 41, five miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For more information call the church, 352489-5881 or visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or see us on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace4140. Sunday, April 27 German American picnic setThe German American Club of Marion County will host a picnic on Sunday, April 27, at noon, in Coehadjoe Park. Bratwurst and Polish sausage will be prepared by club members and served buffet style. Please bring a dish to share and your own snacks. Music will be provided by Bavarian Oskar. Tickets purchased before the picnic are $7 per member or $10 per non-member. Tickets purchased on the day of the picnic are $9 per member or $12 per non-member. For tickets, call Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207.Friday, May 2 The SPCAs Gone Bunco Were calling all bunco guys and gals to join us at our fundraiser called The SPCA of Marion Countys Gone Bunco. This event will be held on Friday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Klein Conference Center at the College of Central Florida on Southwest College Road. It will be a fun evening of games, prizes and raffles of valuable items. Hors doeuvres and beverages will be served. Tickets are $30 per person. A group can reserve a table of eight, or you can come with a friend and make new ones. During the evening you will learn more about our organization and the animals weve helped over the years. To order tickets, please call 352-362-8513. We thank all our friends and neighbors to support us on this special evening, just as you do all year long. Saturday, May 3 Jail Break 5K run/walk slatedThe Dunnellon Police Department, in partnership with BTY Fitness, will host the inaugural Dunnellon Jail Break 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3. The event will begin at Datesman Park at 12050 S. Ohio St. The event will benefit Special Olympics Florida. This 5K will wind through unique multi-terrain trails as well as city streets. Running clubs and enthusiasts as well as the novice runner/walker are able to participate. Costumes are encouraged as well. To register, visit www.active.com. Pre-registered participants will receive a Dunnellon Jailbreak 5K logo drawstring bag and race shirt, along with other goodies. Entry fee is $25; however, from April 1 to CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE25 www.chronicleonline.com/homeoutdoorliving April 5, 2014 | 10am-4pm Citrus County Auditorium | Inverness, FL ( Hwy. 41 S. next to Airport) Come out and meet vendors, great specials & discounts, cash and carry items available. DONT MISS IT! 000HQOU Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING Absolute Air Air FX Inc. Blackshears II Aluminum Carports & More Conner Home Solutions Dans Fan City DMT Cabinets Dream Kitchens Hondcu Countertops Lowes Inverness Meeks Water Treatment Naturecoast RV RJ Roofing Senica Air Suncoast Plumbing Sunshine Nursery Taylor Rental Crystal River West Coast Flooring Will Construction Make Your House a Dream Home Over 40 Door Prizes Each Valued $50 or more PEST CONTROL Receive a Special Bag of Goodies. Refreshments Door Prizes Florida Friendly Landscaping Garden Club Orchid Lovers Club Community Emergency Response Team First 100 Attendees Home &Outdoor20141st Annual SHOWLIVING The Latest & Greatest in Home Improvement, Decor, Furnishings & More Kids Activities provided by DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? DO YOU HAVE AN UGLY BACKYARD? BACKYARD MAKEOVER? VOTE UNTIL APRIL 5 | NOON Special Thanks to our Backyard Makeover Sponsors $ 10,000 www.chronicleonline.com/backyardmakeover

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 25 www.smcitizen.com 12~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 1st Flight: 1-Chris Orndorff, 2 (tie)Sylvia Zappia and Jan Tennant 2nd Flight: 1-Roseann Lavacca, 2-Judy Klein 3rd Flight: 1-Salita Timmermeyer, 2-Ginger Drake Closest to the pin: Lynn Houghton Way to go, winners!ROLN golfOn March 13, the game was Par 4s Only. First Place: Vange Bell; Second Place: Joyce Madill. Vange Bell got a birdie on 16 and closest to the pin. On March 20, the game was Crystal Ball. Flight A First Place: Kim Hessel; Second Place: Sally Crass and Diana Schmidt (tied). Flight B First Place: Sue Conner; Second Place: Joan Scholl and Carol Foltynewicz (tied). Joan Scholl had a chip-in on #10. Rae Stover was closest to the pin on #16.Neighborhood partyA reminder the Hillside Neighborhood East and West potluck will be held tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 the Orchid Club. Sign in noon to 12:30, Potluck 12:30 to 2 p.m. Clean-up 2 to 3 p.m. Bring your own drinks, dont forget your passing dish. A small donation at the door would be appreciated to cover incidental expenses. Not too late to call Al and Sue at 352-484-0718 or Richard and Millie at 352-369-9908 if you forgot about attending.Do You RememberTune in to Len Teitlers Do You Remember, narrated by Anna Boodee featuring the May 5, 2010 Jewish Social Club Cabaret Night, with Lori Forman, following F Y I daily from March 28 to April 4 Thank you Len for all you do.St. Patricks Day TournamentOn March 14, the Royal Oaks Mens Golf Association conducted its annual St Patricks day Tournament. It was a one-day event with four-man teams competing. Winners were determined by teams accumulating the most points as follows: White Flight winners: Ron Tennant, Bill Steiger Al Auriemma, Tom Ducz Score 69 points Second Place: Ron Catapano, Dale Wurzburger, John DeSalvo, Jim Hessel Score 60 points Third Place: Dave Dawson, Ron Kowalewski, Ralph Lavacca, Jim Orndorff Score 57 points Senior Flight winners: Virgil Hein, Jan Flickinger, Ray Hagerman, Richard Spano Score 62 points Second Place: Sam Sample, Ray Thomas, Chuck Engel, Steve Casner Score 57 points Third Place: John Wargo, Jim Kennedy, Art Pruneau, Blind Score 56 points. After a chilly morning it warmed up nicely. Following golf the players enjoyed a buffet lunch served by Royal Oaks Restaurant. Thanks to John DeSalvo, Hal Loomis, and Emmett Dowling for hosting this event. A chilly morning does not stop the Royal Oaks golfers. OAK RUNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Ambassador newsFourth Passport Show: April 12, at 7 p.m. at Palm Grove Club. Ticket sales, Monday, March 31, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. For ticket requests after Monday, March 31, call Carol Forgette, 352-873-3074. The Gordy and Debbie Show: Gordy and Debbie perform an upbeat variety of country, 50s and 60s, gospel, and patriotic music splashed with a little comedy tailored to please audiences of all ages. This show incorporates video throughout the performance to make it a very visual experience. With state of the art sound, they bring the Branson show experience to our stage. See why they were named the favorite Branson Duo of the Year 2012. Easter Parade Dance: Saturday, April 19, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. Music by Music For All Occasions. Ticket sales Monday, April 7, in the Card Room from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 per person. For ticket requests after April 7, call Carol Forgette, 352873-3074. Oak Run residents and their guests only. Make all checks payable to ORHA please, no cash. All your gardeners the following event sounds like a good way to spend an hour or so and pick up some plants. It sounds like fun even if you dont do gardening. I plan on stopping by. Laura Oak Run Garden Club The Oak Run Garden Club invites all Oak Run residents to The Farmers Market/Plant Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palm Grove Club. There will be plants, fresh produce, numerous crafters, baked goods and sandwiches for sale. This is the annual fund raiser for our College of Central Florida Horticulture Scholarship. The next meeting of the Garden Club of Oak Run is Wednesday, April 2 at the Orchid Club beginning at 9 a.m. with the business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Our guest speaker is Guda Taylor of Taylor Nurseries and she will be presenting a program on spring flowers and also will have flowers for sale. Our Field Trip is April 9 departing at 9:15 a.m. on a Singing River Tour of the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers. Fee for the boat tour is $15. We will have lunch at the Blue Gator in Dunnellon on your own. Reservations must be prepaid at the April 2 meeting in order to know how many boats we will need for this trip. Plan to attend our next meeting and see what our club has to offer. We have friendly members, interesting programs, prize drawings, delicious refreshments and fun field trips!Library FriendsOak Run Friends of the Library will meet on Friday, April 4, at 1 p.m., for the second meeting of the year. The guest speaker will be Karen Hill from the Marion County Literacy Council. The Literacy Council has literacy classes, GED prep courses, and teaches English as a second language. The Literacy Council also works tirelessly to promote reading. If you havent visited the Oak Run Library lately or are new to Oak Run, come and see the wonderful selection of books regular hard cover, large print, and paperback books. New books are purchased on a regular basis, and, of course, donations of current books are always welcome. Library cards are free and you can check out books for two weeks at a time. Several years ago, one of our local columnists wrote a glowing column about the Oak Run library. The library is staffed with trained volunteers, and you are encouraged to ask the librarian for an application form to become a librarian. The library hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Friday and 9 to noon on Saturdays. Come and visit, check out books or other materials, and make new friends.Oak Run travelWe have two seats available due to cancellation on Pink Brochure Trip 25, Mid-Week Getaway to Fort Myers. On this trip you will see The Music Man at the Broadway Palms Dinner Theatre plus gaming oat the Seminole Casino-Immokalee. Staying overnight at the Hyatt Palace and following a hot breakfast buffet you will have the opportunity for more gaming at the Tampa Hard Rock casino on the way back to Oak Run. Call Connie Smith to get these two tickets. Reminders: Ticket Sales for trips in the new Blue Brochure have begun. On Saturday, the 29th at the Island Club, we will sell the Cedar Key Seafood Festival as well as Christmas at the Gaylord Palms. Refer to the back page of the Blue Brochure for the list of trips and when they are sold in April. Dont forget the Bermuda Cruise in August and the Western Caribbean-Panama Cruise in November. Call John Casabianca for both of these trips but hurry, the prices are going up on the Bermuda trip. A special thanks to those residents who have responded to the Future Trips page in the Blue Brochure. We are already making plans for the next brochure this coming fall so if you have any thoughts on those ideas or new ideas of your own please contact Jim Waddell or any of our Trip Coordinators. PLEASESEEOAK RUN, PAGE15 April 19, the fee will increase to $30. Participants can register during the day of the run, but the fee will be $35 and no free T-Shirt will be given away. For information, visit www.active.com, like us on Facebook Dunnellon Jail Break 5K, or call 352-4658510.Country western dance setThe Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Country Western Dinner Dance featuring an encore performance by the Country Sunshine Band. The dance will be held May 3, 2014 in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 7525 S. U.S. Highway 41 in Dunnellon. The evening includes a country style dinner, cash bar, 50/50, basket raffles and a door prize. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the church office, from the Knights or by calling 352-489-6221 for tickets/table reservations. Yoga in Sholom ParkThe outdoor season of yoga begins at 9 a.m. and will continue on the first Saturday of the month for 7 months. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-8547950.Monday, May 5 Savannah, Charleston tripHave you been wanting to see the sites in Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, but didnt want to drive? Well, sit back, relax and enjoy a bus trip with your friends from First Congregational Church. The trip dates are May 5 to May 8 with accommodations in the Historic District of Savannah at the Holiday Inn Express. River Street, Savannahs famed squares and restaurants are convenient and within walking distance. The cost includes the bus; three-nights accommodations, including buffet breakfast; a one-day tour of Savannah and a one-day tour of downtown Charleston. To reserve your spot and get pricing information, call Gen at 352-873-3377, or Janet at 352-237-2309.Saturday, May 10 Health Fair scheduledThe Florida Department of Health in Marion County invites Marion County residents and visitors to the Passport to Health community health fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, 1801 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala. Admission is free. More than 40 health and community support agencies will provide information and activities at the health fair, in addition to health department activities and services, including: Blood pressure, glucose, vision and hearing screening Fun walk Childhood immunizations Prize drawings and games Rapid HIV tests Clowns and face painting Activities for children and displays of fire, rescue and emergency management equipment will make the event enjoyable for people of all ages. For information on the Passport to Health community health fair call the Department at 352-629-0137. The Department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 24 Check out our website www.smcitizen.com SHINE seeks volunteers to help senior citizensDo you have time to donate to seniors and those with disabilities? SHINE, a volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, is looking for volunteers in Marion, Citrus and Hernando counties. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is not for the working person. This program requires the dedication of about 16 hours per month, mostly during workday hours, and more at certain times of the year. Training is three full days in length, followed by mentoring sessions with trained volunteers. SHINE is about helping clients make the best Medicare healthcare choices for their budget and needs. SHINE is completely unbiased, and free of charge to the public. Volunteers will have all costs covered during training and after. Training will take place May 28-30 in Homosassa. For additional information or to request an application, please call 1-800-262-2243 or visit online at: FloridaSHINE.org Julia McPherson, Realtor (352) 895-0722 Realty You will be impressed and proud to own this 3/2/2 solar-heated pool home on a landscaped corner lot. Open floor plan w/cath ceilings and many upgrades including an irrigation well.Easy to show you this home today. MLS #399483 BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME FOR SALE Mon. 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Friday 3:00 4:30 pm, Saturday 2:00 4:30 pm Sunday 8:30 am 1:00 pm First Baptist Church Dunnellon 20831 Powell Rd, Dunnellon 352-489-2730 000HI3G 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 Mar. 31, 2014. Must present coupon. Offer may not be utilized with other offers. Tee times may be 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 000HRAB R&L Auto Detailing Call for Appt. 875-6484 6895 SW Hwy. 200 4 Miles West of I-75 ... because your car deserves better. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 11 www.smcitizen.com 26~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Putting yourself in someone elses shoes isnt easy for you. But if you do it, youll gain a better perspective of what you need to do to achieve your goals. Be open to new ideas. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) There are still some problems you might have to deal with before moving on to your next project. Its good to accept help from those who share your objectives. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Its time to recognize the difference between those who are truly concerned for you and those who simply plan to use your good nature to their advantage. New ideas become increasingly attractive. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Depending on a promise made becoming a promise kept could be more than a mite unwise at this time. Its best to proceed on your own rather than wait for aid that might never arrive. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A recently revitalized relationship might not be quite what the Big Cat expected. But give yourself more time to deal with the changes. A little flexibility can go a long way. Good luck. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A major change could prompt more adjustments. Some of them might be difficult to deal with at first. But hang in there, and before you know it, youll be coasting to your next goal. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Your sense of justice prompts you to speak out against an unfair situation, even if you seem to be the only one who feels that way. But you soon learn that many others agree with you. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Creating a fuss is not usually your style. But that doesnt mean you should tolerate an illmannered attitude. Speak up for yourself, and youll earn the respect of others. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You might have a few loose ends to tie up before you can stamp your project as complete. But once thats done, you might want to celebrate with someone special. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Disappointment darkens the Goats mood. But close friends rally to pull you through with words of encouragement. Use their confidence in you to rebuild your own selfesteem. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An upcoming decision might be more difficult with inaccurate information. Best to recheck the data you have right now to be sure it wont mislead you later. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) An offer you previously turned down might no longer be available. But if you do some checking around, you could find something else that would suit you fine. Dear Readers, I have had such an interesting week here in Oak Run. There were tears as I attended the Veterans meeting and listened to the incredible story from speaker Jay Carmichael, a prisoner during World War II (Battle of the Bulge). I was moved by the candle lighting to this years deceased veterans. I also had the privilege of meeting three other survivors of this famous battle; Harry Kirby (Oak Run), Carmel Whetzel (prisoner, escaped and recaptured) and Clarence Buckman (present President of Chapter 48 Battle of the Bulge.). Thank you to all veterans who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. On a lighter note I spent an hour at a rehearsal for PACORs Rexs Exes a comedy. The play opens with some very funny lines and I had a good laugh. I also have to say this is a dedicated, hard working group committed to entertaining us. Dont forget to get your tickets. I have mine. LauraBocce tournamentThe Bocce Tournament will be held on Friday, April 4 at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is Saturday, April 5. The top 32 players with 60 percent play dates will be eligible to participate. We will also have a list of backup players. Come on out to play or watch the players, while enjoying coffee and donuts. This sounds like a fun time and who can turn down coffee and donuts. The dinner dance will be on Sunday, April 27 at the Orchid Club at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each with a turkey dinner catered by Bob Evans. See or call your Captain for tickets, which can be paid by cash or check.Ballroom Dance ClubPlease note correction from committee. Club membership is $6 per year, but only the dances with music provided by one of our members will be free to members. When we have to hire a band or DJ for the occasion there will be a minimal charge for members as well as their guests.Royal Oaks Womens 18 hole golfThis columnist does not think a little unpleasant weather will keep these gals from playing! On Tuesday, March 18, the weather tried to keep the R.O. Womens 18-hole golf from playing but the ladies started out and the weather improved and provided a pleasant day. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 27 www.smcitizen.com 10~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com 000Hr1n 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 4/15/14 G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 43 P ER P ERSON G OLF B URGER & B EER G OLF B URGER & B EER $ 43 P ER P ERSON $ 43 P ER P ERSON Plus Tax (4 or more players) I knew I had to make the initial presentation a great presentation. Chocolate just would not do and I needed to come up with some kind of medical name. Then it suddenly struck me. I knew exactly how I could present it. I purchased some special chocolate, dark chocolate that is, to bring home and make the presentation. As soon as I got into the house, the question reverberated throughout the halls. You do not have chocolate, do you? It was the question I was waiting for. I have heard this question for as long as we have been married. I never knew quite how to deal with that question, until now. No, my dear, I said parsing my words very carefully, this is Medical Chocolate. I presented it to her with the biggest smile I could slap on my face. Before she could respond to that presentation, I began explaining to her all of the medical and health benefits to chocolate. I quoted the doctor who claimed chocolate had some mysterious and wonderful medicinal properties unnoticed before now. It is hard to argue with a doctor even one on TV. Before she could respond, I presented her with a piece of this ravishingly delicious dark chocolate. I was rather proud of myself and I was reminded of what old King Solomon said in the Old Testament. Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou? (Ecclesiastes 8:4). Not every word is good and trustworthy; but every word of God can be trusted and has the power to lift me up into the heavens and delightful worship and praise.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. His web site is www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Christ Church of Marion CountyFriday, March 28: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29: Metro Crime Prevention, Luncheon and Seminar, noon. Sunday, March 30: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Joy Night, 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: Womens Crafts and Fellowship, 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 2; Bible Study, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3: Praise amd Prayer Group, 9 a.m. Friday, April 4: Sharing Hope Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.Southwest Christian ChurchSunday, March 30: Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with staffed nursery and childrens classes available during worship. Sanctuary Choir practice begins at 4 p.m.; evening worship begins at 6 p.m. with study in the book of Hebrews. Visitors are always welcome to worship with us and to attend all other scheduled services. Come and join us as we welcome our new Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers. Sunday, March 30 is National Friends Day at churches across the U.S. We encourage all our members, as well as members of all churches, to invite family members, neighbors, and acquaintances who are not connected to another church to come and join us for a blessed time of worship and refreshments afterward. Lets make this a day when we fill our churches with those who have not discovered how important and what a wonderful experience attending church can be. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m., all visitors are welcome. Wednesday, April 2: Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. studying Prayer taught by Senior Minister, Conard L. Chambers; Youth activities begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5: Ladies come and enjoy a great time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal at the SWCC ladies Mini-Retreat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food, music, a craft and more. If you have questions or just want to learn about Angels, this retreat is for you. Please RSVP to Lucy Lieber at 352-620-8058 by Sunday, March 30. Sunday, April 13: On Palm Sunday, our Sanctuary Choir and drama team, under the direction of Peter Bunch, Music Minister, will present our Easter musical at 6 p.m. This years musical is titled, On A Hill Too Far Away, and is a story that is powerful and convicting, which challenges us to put the Cross of Christ back into the center of our lives. For the Cross is central to our Christian faith, it cannot be explained away, it cannot be ignored, it cannot be stripped of its cruelty and shame, the cross cannot and will not be denied. The way of the cross leads us home. You are invited to come and share with us this wonderful and marvelous musical story. 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. Southwest Christian Church is at 9045 SW 60th Ave. (South off State Road 200), Ocala 34476, phone 352861-9080.Friendship Baptist ChurchSunday services at Friendship Baptist Church March 30 begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Ladies Class, taught by Linda Brown is studying, The Reign of David Sweet Psalmist of Israel, and our Home Builders/Young Adults class, taught by Dan Rushing, is studying, Building Against the Odds A Study of Nehemiah, The Auditorium Class is taught by Bill Wallett. In the 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service the FBC choir will be singing, Written In Red. Our Pastor Randall Brown, will bring a challenging message from the Word of God. Sunday evening Worship and Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Friendship Baptist Church is at 9510 SW 105th St., off of Highway 200. The church phone is 352-237-2640 or you can find us on the web: www.friendshipbaptistocala.org.St. Jude CatholicAnthonys Attic, our venue for used items, continues to be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. It is located on the north side of the building for your shopping convenience. Stations of the Cross will take place every Friday during Lent at 8:30 a.m. in English through April 11 and at 7 p.m. in Spanish through April 18. Fish Dinners at St. Jude: St. Jude Catholic Community holds Lenten fish dinners on Fridays through April 11, the dinners will be served from 4:30 to 6. The menu is baked or fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter and dessert. Ticket cost (not including beverage) is $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12 and may be purchased at the door. Takeouts will be available as usual. All are invited to come and enjoy a good meal and fellowship. St. Jude Catholic Community is at 443 Marion Oaks Drive in Marion Oaks. Crossroads ChurchSunday: Morning Services 9 and 11 a.m. Kids Church 9 and 11 a.m. Spanish Service 1 p.m. Bible Alive Bible Study 6 p.m. Tuesday: Intercessory Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday: Family Training Hour 7 p.m. Crossroads Student Ministries 7 p.m. Boys and Girls Clubs 7 p.m. Thursday: Spanish Bible Study 7 p.m. Crossroads Childcare Center: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ELC approved, Bilingual staff Crossroads Church, 8070 SW 60th Ave., Ocala Phone 352-291-2080, www.crossroadscog.netFirst CongregationalPainting The Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith is the topic of this years Lenten Series at First Congregational Church, which will be held in the Enrichment Center (7171 SW State Road 200), Wednesdays at noon to April 9. Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. The DVD series features more than a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers who will guide us through a journey of discovery that we are not separate from the creativity that produced us. Following the discussion, a light lunch will be served.Peace LutheranPeace Lutheran Church at 7201 South Highway 41, five miles north of Dunnellon, is beginning the celebration of the season of Lent which leads us through Holy Week to Easter. This year Pastor McKee is using The Lords Prayer as the midweek and Holy Week theme. The Wednesday services will be at noon, preceded by Bible Study at 10 a.m., and pot-luck lunch at 11:15 a.m. Future topics will be: April 2, noon, Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, John 9:1, 13, 34 April 9, noon, Forgive Us Our Trespasses . John 11:1 April 17, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, Lead Us Not Religion into Temptation, Luke 22:39 April 18, 7 p.m., Good Friday, Deliver Us from Evil, Luke 23:46 The Easter Sunday celebration service, on April 20, will be at 10 a.m. The family of Peace Lutheran Church, The Church on the Hill, welcomes Dunnellon and surrounding communities to join them for all of the services, to fellowship, and to focus on the events leading up to the Last Supper, Christs betrayal, arrest, crucifixion, burial, and finally, His triumphant Easter morning resurrection. For details, contact the church office at 352-4895881, visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or visit on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace41-40. Bible Baptist ChurchBible Baptist Church has expanded its ministry and now has two campuses to worship Jesus in, according to David Lambert, Pastor. The Southeast Campus is at 3401 SE Lake Weir Ave., phone 352-622-8750: Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Childrens Church: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Choir Practice 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. The Southwest Campus is at 7651 SW State Road 200 in Circle Square Plaza.: Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m. Sunday Evening 6 p.m. Our website is: Biblebaptistocala.comJoy Lutheran ChurchOn April 2, Jayne Elspermann, principal of West Port High School, will speak on Caring for the Children. On the last Wednesday, April 9, a Stephen Minister will speak on Caring for Each Other. The theme for the Sunday worship services (8:15 and 11 a.m.) during Lent, Pastor Edward L. Holloway, Jr. will relate his message to the gospel lessons on such subjects as), Invited (3/16), Understood (3/23), Healed (3/30), and Raised (4/6). All are welcome to attend these services. Joy Evangelical Lutheran Church is located on SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala. For further information contact the church office at 352-854-4509 ext.221.Temple Bnai DaromTemple Bnai Darom will be holding a Passover Seder at the Temple, 49 Banyan Course, Ocala on Monday night, April 14 at 6. A traditional Seder service will be conducted by our spiritual leader, Rabbi Harold Jaye followed by a full seder dinner. Choice of main course will be brisket or chicken. Cost per person is $28.50. For reservations or information call Elaine at 352-789-5617 or Anne at 352-245-1212. RELIGIONCONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 PLEASESEERELIGION, PAGE27 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 000HQPT Dr. Stubrud, Dr. Sands and Dr. Simpson Chiropractic, Massage, Class 4 Therapeutic Laser N 1/4 Mi. SR 200 103rd St. Rd. www.downtownchiropractic.us 8484 SW 103rd St. Rd. 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JimThank God my husband Jim is doing OK after his surgery. He has a long way to go to be back to his energetic self. Thanks to all the readers who inquired and sent cards and also to Dr. Taub and the nurses and workers at Munroe Regional Medical Center. He got wonderful care. A special thank you to Carmen and Jaye Salva for your thoughtfulness.50thI happened to meet Sandy Barsky at the clubhouse and she said her and her hubby Leonard will be celebrating their wedding anniversary very soon. Congratulations Sandy and Leonard. Sandy is coordinator of SCNs Quilt club and in a future column I will let you know what some of the quilters are doing.Crape MyrtlesIts time to prune your crape myrtles. They are beautiful and very low maintenance. Also can withstand cold or heat and come in so many wonderful colors.Floor exercisesFloor exercise at the SCN clubhouse is Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9 a.m. Soon, maybe another 5-6 weeks, the group will move their exercises out to the pool. I am not sure but think they will exercise on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. More later. Hope St. Patricks day was a good one and you enjoyed a corned beef and cabbage dinner. See you April 11. Regards from Jan. Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 9 www.smcitizen.com 28~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com than minimum wage? A recent USA Today/Pew Research Center poll found that nearly two-thirds of Republicans (64 percent) and more than nine out of 10 Democrats believe government should take action to reduce poverty. If 25 of us wearing T-shirts stating our support for a living wage rattled the administration of a hotel, what might the 46 million people living in poverty in this country achieve working together? Perhaps they could move the country in the direction where most Americans stand.Luz Vega-Marquis is president and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation, which publishes Equal Voice News. Distributed by American Forum. WAGECONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 idea why these girls werent disciplined or expelled from school. I guess things were handled differently back then. Thankfully these girls grew tired of bullying me and my last year at that elementary school was uneventful. Bullying can change who you are as a person. It can make you angry and bitter or it can make you more sympathetic to others who have suffered the same fate. I chose the latter. Kathy Hall Oak Creek VillageLearn our languageThis is America, Land of the Free, Home of the Brave. We open our arms to all to live the American Dream. But...learn our language! To the millions of undocumented people living here, working here, getting some of the American dream here, if you want to live here please learn our language. Why should we push #1 for English, why should our politicians learn your language? I got a bee in my bonnet when I heard a newsperson say our new politicians should learn to speak Latino. Why? This is not Mexico or Latin America. This is not a political issue....this is an American issue. Marie Segovis OcalaNew fenceDont you just love the new white fence on the main entrance street? Wonder how much it cost the residents? Each year during the budget meeting the developer will say how hard he and the board members worked to keep the cost down. By the end of the period he will always spend on something that is questionable. Dont you just love it? Ed Hertzler OTOW LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Within the confines of our blissful domicile, an ongoing controversy has all but come to an end. I like it when things are solved and I happen to be right. This time I was right. After all, if it is on TV it must be right! Controversies are not really that bad unless somebody is a sore loser. Nobody likes a whiner or a sore loser. Of course, I have come close many times to be a sore loser. Fortunately, I have chosen to be just a loser. It makes for quietness in the home, if you know what I mean. For as long as the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly have been married the one reoccurring controversy is in the state of chocolate in our home. According to one side, chocolate is bad and shall not be brought into this house. The other side, and I am not stating exactly which side I am on, says the chocolate is delightful and wonderful and should be a regular consumption item in the house. No matter how eloquently I presented my case, the house rules were simply this; no chocolate in our mansion. This has caused me a great deal of pain in trying to smuggle in the delicacy without getting caught. Apparently, someone in our house can smell chocolate 13 blocks down the street. I tried some experimental strategy in this area. On my wifes birthday, I would always get her a chocolate cake with chocolate icing and then have 13 candles on it. For several years, all she could focus on were the 13 candles. I love it when a plan comes together. Finally, she caught on and that plan had to be trashed. One of the busiest times around the parsonage is Thanksgiving. All of the family in the area comes in for a delicious dinner as well as several friends who have nowhere else to go. On these occasions, I go out of my way and order a large chocolate cake with chocolate icing with a miniature turkey on the top. Everybody is focused on that miniature turkey. After a few years someone in the house caught on to my plan, kept the turkey, but threw out everything underneath that turkey. As she was doing so, she looked at me with one of those looks. Back to the drawing board again. I did have some reprieve when the grandchildren were visiting. Everybody knows grandchildren love chocolate and need chocolate to boost their energy level. For some reason, Grandma knew exactly when the children had consumed chocolate of any amount. You do not have chocolate, grandma would scowl at the grandchildren, do you? As all good grandchildren do, they looked at grandma with chocolate all over their phase and said as cute as possible, Oh, no grandma. It took a lot of practice for me to get them to that point of thespian excellence. I usually awarded them with another piece of chocolate, of course behind grandmas back. I cannot tell all of the pain and agony I have gone through in this area of chocolate. Then, some medical research geek solved all of my problems in this area of chocolate. According to some medical research, there is something in dark chocolate that is beneficial to our health. I do not know the details, but that is all I needed to know to bring my case to our home. I knew I had to present this in a manner that would be irresistible to my wife. She is big on healthy eating. Every time we eat there is so much green on my plate that I am not sure if I am eating grass or what! She calls them vegetables; I have other names for them, which cannot be published. Having a wonderful chocolate fantasy Out to Pastor Rev. James Snyder PLEASESEEPASTOR, PAGE10 SCNCONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 This last winter we have been blessed with lots of rain. We expect this kind of weather to continue because April showers bring May flowers. And, of course, May flowers bring Pilgrims. While singing in the rain on the Alley we take a look at some flowery tales.SurpriseWhile enjoying the nice weather, a man decided to get his wife a dozen roses and surprise her after work. The minute he opened the door, his wife took one look at the flowers in his hand and started screaming. This is the worst day I have ever had! The kids have been terrible. They got in a food fight, the washing machine broke and flooded the place, I burned dinner, and the dog chewed up my best pair of shoes. And now youve got the nerve to come home drunk!How true!A small boy was awakened by a huge crash of thunder. He ran into his parents room, where his father comforted him. Dont be afraid of the thunder, he said. Its just a noise that God makes when someone tells a lie. But why is it thundering now? asked the boy. Its the middle of the night and everyone is sleeping. I know, replied the father. But its about this time that they start to print the newspapers.FlowersAfter the windy rainstorm she walked over to the one single flower, still standing proud and tall, firmly planted in its given space. All the others had been blown away; they would return by next year. For now, her garden was, simply, this aster.RaindropsIt was raining cats and dogs and there were poodles in the street. Joan has a boyfriend who visits her only in stormy weather. Hes her rain beau. What do you send to a sick florist? When the heavy rain hit the stadium during the game, the fans poured out. Weather forecasters thinking is sometimes clouded. The sign read, Whether today, rainy and humid. That was the worst spell of weather Ive ever seen. To a cab driver, a rainy day means fare weather. She was only a florists daughter but she was potted all the time. When it rains chickens and ducks, its fowl weather. Eve showed up one morning wearing flowers instead of a fig leaf. She was one of the first women to Looking ahead to when April showers bring May flowers wear bloomers. It can rain money when there is change in the weather. Botanists have developed a vegetable that eliminates the need to brush your teeth. Its called bristle sprouts.Going to the dogsThe teacher explained, quite a number of plants and flowers have the prefix dog. For instance, the dog rose and the dog violet are well known. Can you name another? There was silence, and then a boy called out, proud of his knowledge, collieflower. Heads upTwo bees ran into each other. One asked the other how things were going. Bad, said the second bee. The weather has been wet and there arent any flowers or pollen, so I cant make any honey. No problem, said the first bee. Just fly down five blocks until you see all the cars. Theres a Bar Mitzvah going on and there are all kinds of fresh flowers. Thanks for the tip, said the second bee, as she flew away. When the bees ran into each other again the first bee asked, Howd it go? Fine, said the second bee. Uh, whats that thing on your head? asked the first bee. Thats my yarmulke, said the second bee, I didnt want them to think I was a wasp.Watered-down readingA Williston couple has a creek that runs across their property. The wife spends most of her time working on the creek banks, planting flowers, fertilizing, and then keeping the banks clean, because if theres anything she likes, its to weed a good brook. Of course, she also reads that popular monthly magazine, Weeders Digest.Swamped with good luckA couple months ago Tony entered a contest and won a few acres of low land near the Everglades. Right after that he won a $950,000 house, so naturally he built it on his new land. Just after he moved there, as he sat on the porch watching the rain and listening to the thunder, it all started to sink in. Pun Alley Dick Frank Friday, March 28: Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Nashville Recording Artist Willie Crisel 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Hall. Saturday, March ch 29: Stuff Cabbage Dinner $7, Entertainment Kenny Jackson Karaoke 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the Social Quarters. Sunday, March 30: Nascar Sunday with a potluck from 3 to 5 p.m., lodge will provide Sloppy Joes Monday, March 31: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Wings Basket 4 to 7 p.m. $5, Open Darts 5:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 2: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., happy hour 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., 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, April 4: $1 Coney dogs noon until 4 p.m., Happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., Fish or shrimp dinner $7 served 5 to 7 p.m., Entertainment Randy Stanley 6 to 10 p.m., will be set up in the 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 March ion Moose Lodge 2356, 10411 SW 110th St. Phone 352-854-2200. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 29 www.smcitizen.com www.smcitizen.com 8~ Friday, March 28, 2014 BY LUZ VEGA-MARQUIS Special to the CitizenTake a look at your bills: What do you pay for food, housing, clothing, health care, utilities and transportation? How much would it take for your family to just get by? Could you make it on $15,000 a year? $21,000? What would your family have to do without to make ends meet? What exactly does it take to make it in America? The working poor are not fundamentally different, nor do they practice some kind of magical math that allows them to support their families on wages that would sink your own. This year, President Obama called for a raise in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour. The controversy that followed was as predictable as it was irrelevant to those with the most at stake: the low-wage working poor. As usual, voices of those most affected have been glaringly absent. Also missing is any discussion of the bread-and-butter question: What is it actually like to live on $7.25 or $9 an hour? Does either of these numbers constitute what working families need and deserve? Although the terms minimum wage and living wage are sometimes used interchangeably, their meanings are quite different. A minimum wage is the lowest a business can legally pay. A living wage is what its workers need to meet their families basic needs to stave off the choice between a gallon of gas and a gallon of milk. A full-time worker at the federal minimum wage makes $14,500 a year, placing him or her below the federal poverty line if that worker is supporting a family of two or more. A $9-an-hour minimum wage would push that annual income up to $21,000. But if you look at that raise in inflation-adjusted dollars, it leaves todays minimum-wage worker making significantly less than he did in 1968. Low-wage workers, despite the fuzzy math of the minimumwage debate, cannot spin paychecks of straw into middle-class gold. The working poor do what they must, whether that means living in substandard housing or making do with low-cost, low-nutrition food. But their bottom-line needs are no different from anyone elses. President Obamas savviest move may have been his call for communities to act on their own, passing living-wage ordinances at local and state levels. In Washington State, for example, legislators have introduced a measure to raise the states minimum wage from $9.32 an hour to $12 an hour by 2017. This livable-wage issue is a priority for the Marguerite Casey Foundation. So when we found out that the general manager of the hotel we had booked months in advance for a staff retreat helped lead the campaign against a minimum-wage increase, we were taken aback. It was too late to cancel our reservation, so we opted to do what we had each day since the foundations inception: We would wear our values on our sleeves literally. The morning of the retreat, 25 staff members arrived at the hotel, all wearing T-shirts saying, We support a living wage. The hotels general manager soon sought us out. But he had not approached us to debate a living wage. His concern was narrower. Are there more of you? he said. In the short term, it was easy enough to reassure him that, no, there were no busloads of protesters heading for the hotel. But the truer answer is, Yes, there are more of us families across America who believe in the promise of the American Dream. How could we explain that all we wanted was for those who slept in beds and ate food made by minimum-wage workers to question policies and priorities that leave those workers struggling to feed and house their own families? And for businesses like his to recognize that it takes a work force to grow a profit line. No matter how good the product, a business is only as good as the people it employs. Dont they deserve more The question barely left U.S. Rep. Ted Yohos lips when the crowd started to respond with the word Patriot. That wasnt what Yoho wanted to hear. It was at the town hall meeting that the Congressman held at West Port High School last Monday night as some hardy souls braved a long walk from the parking lot after driving through rain to get there. He asked, Is Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor? Snowden is the man who revealed American security secrets and is currently in Russia, where presumably more of the secrets he knows have already been given to the Russians. Snowden is a traitor, Yoho said emphatically, despite the instant reaction from the crowd. He added that members of Congress had been secretly briefed and said, If you had read some of the stuff that I had, youd agree. I only had to read a little to realize that he is a traitor. That, friends, is the problem. What Yoho and other Congressmen dont get is why the people replied patriot. Many people feel that we, the people, should have been able to see what the Congressman saw, that there shouldnt be secrets in our government by the people, for the people. Snowdens releases were instrumental in our finding out the secret security spying that goes on against cell phone and computer owners and we werent happy about it. Yoho doesnt understand why, because, despite being a rookie, he is in the power structure in Washington, he is part of the structure that approves of secrets against the American people. Yes, we dont need people giving away our nations secrets of intelligence gathering, provided that gathering is within the law and good common sense. Some of the stuff that Snowden revealed is neither. Remember, this was a town hall meeting, which is usually stacked with people in favor of the person holding the meeting. And for most of the meeting, Yoho found himself amid admirers of his stands, particularly against Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, both of whom he wants to remove from office. But his question about Snowden opened the doors for those who disagree with the Congressman. Were not sure whether Snowden is a patriot or a traitor, because we dont have all the facts. Apparently, people like Yoho and his ilk are going to make sure that we dont get those facts. And that means Americans will still be in the dark. Speaking of being in the dark, this meeting was held at West Port on a day when the rain poured all day. This is a beautiful high school, but it is not built to host meetings which attract a number of senior citizens to the schools den, which is in the middle of the campus. The entrance we were directed to use led to a sidewalk at an angle to the covered walkway, and that sidewalk was under a couple of inches of water, so people were sloshing in their shoes by the time they got to the meeting room. An aide was asked why the meeting wasnt held at a more accessible place, such as the OTOW meeting rooms, and he said, Because wed have to pay for them. Is there a lesson there?Jim Clark is the editor of the South Marion Citizen.. PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANREGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOSTEDITOR: JIM CLARK Citizen The opinions expressed in South Marion Citizen editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board.Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in letters to the editor and guest columns.Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 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. Aquick look at the traffic reports for the past couple of weeks shows that things are not well on the roads of Marion County. Heading the list is a March 12 crash in southwest Marion County, where County Roads 475A and B intersect (thats extreme Southwest 27th Avenue). A threecar wreck sent several people to the hospital, and just a few days ago the woman driving the vehicle that allegedly caused the wreck was accused of DUI. On Maricamp Road in the Shores, a 91-year-old man pulled out in front of moving traffic, ignoring a flashing red light, and was killed in the subsequent wreck. Another accident on Maricamp resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. A traffic stop on State Road 200 last week resulted in a huge drug haul, as did another traffic stop on East State Road 40. The man who was arrested in the drug haul on 200 was stopped again this week, and again he had drugs in his vehicle. Why he was out of jail is hard to figure. A man riding a bicycle in the dark was struck and seriously injured on County Road 314. The vehicle that struck him, believed to be a Toyota Tacoma, left the scene, and law enforcement is looking for that truck with damage to the right front. Traveling in Marion County can be hazardous to your health. Our troopers and deputies are spread so thin that intensive traffic enforcement is virtually impossible. The only way to prevent some of this stuff is to tell people the age-old things: Dont drink and drive, and slow down. You can drive on any road in Marion County, and particularly highways in the western part of the county, and you will see drivers failing to stay in a single lane, changing lanes and making turns without a signal, and speeding recklessly even in the middle of heavy rainstorms. Sometimes its hard to get people to prevent accidents by obeying the simplest of traffic rules. Everyone is in a hurry and many take to the roads with the attitude, I have the right of way and others better watch out. The only thing we can say is that people should report reckless drivers, get tag numbers and let police know who is driving that way. We all have to play a part in making the roads safer. S UTH MARION In a free society a community newspaper must be a forum for community opinion. Opinion OUR VIEW COMMENTARY Traffic rules: Dont drink, slow down Edward Snowden: Patriot or traitor? A minimum wage is not necessarily a living wage READER OPINIONS INVITED Jim Clark Editor PLEASESEEWAGE PAGE9 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR My tale of bullyingReading Jim Clarks commentary on bullying brought back painful memories for me. I grew up in a small town in Ohio. Because we lived so close to the school I walked to school every day. I was painfully shy as a child and to make matters worse I stuttered severely. This unfortunate combination made me the perfect target for bullying. In the fifth grade I was bullied relentlessly by two sisters. They were well known to school officials. These girls were tough and I was terrified of them. These sisters threatened to beat me up after school every day. One time while I was walking to school one of them ran up behind me, grabbed the collar of my dress (back then girls were not permitted to wear jeans, slacks or shorts to school) and jerked on it so hard that all of the buttons popped off. Luckily, this happened in front of the home of a family friend. She brought me into her home and mended my dress so that I could continue to school. My mom spoke to the school principal and, to guarantee my safety, the principal allowed me to leave school early every day so that I could walk home unafraid. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 7 www.smcitizen.com 30~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com Saturday, April 5 Womens Spring BreakCelebrate with the Womens Spring Break. Join the Womens Ministry enjoying a continental breakfast, friendship; lunch at the baked potato bar, fellowship; special events with speakers Alan Tison, Director of Advancemant at Johnson University Florida and Twila Sias, Childrens Ministry and teaches in areas of education and psychology; and special sessions including a Make & Take card making class. Event starts at 9 a.m. Free to all women. Child care is available (note need on registration). door prizes. To register, please call 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/. Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/. Early childhood festivalIts a celebration for the whole family from infants to 8 year olds. Laugh, learn, play, sing, dance and explore the activities and vendors on the lawn of the Learning Lab School, Building 18, College of Central Florida Campus, 3100 SW College Road, Ocala, on Saturday, April 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents will enjoy learning about Marion County services for young children while the kids will enjoy games, crafts, treats, face painting, a free book, art, music and good ole family fun! The Week of the Young Child is a national celebration calling for communities to come together and honor young children and all those who make a difference in childrens lives. Young children and their families depend on high-quality education and care, which help them get a great start and bring lasting benefits to Marion County. Early years are learning years for all young children. Festival sponsors are: Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, College of Central Florida Early Childhood Program, Family Times Magazine, and the Marion County Public Library System. For more information about the Third Annual Early Childhood Festival call Elizabeth Deola at the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, 352-3692315.Sunday, April 6 Master Choir performsThe Central Florida Master Choir, conducted by Dr. Harold W. McSwain, Jr., will perform a concert on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 1126 East Silver Springs Blvd. (which is State Road 40) diagonally across the street from the old Ritz Hotel in Ocala, Florida. The program will include Leonard Bernsteins Chichester Psalms and other works. Admission to the concert is free but an offering will be taken to benefit the Tuesday Morning Outreach Ministry to help the homeless. For further information about the concert, call 352537-0207.Tuesday, April 8 Ocala Macintosh User Group meetsThe Ocala Macintosh User Group will meet Tuesday, April 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George Anglican Cathedral Parish Hall, 5646 SE 28th St., Ocala. 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Entrance to right on west entrance to Hillside, 74th Court, then left on 115th Place to 7269 on left. OPEN HOUSE 9897-K SW 88TH CT. RD. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses NICE 2/2 TOWNHOUSE roof and A/C replaced 2012 freshly painted, wood floors, tile kitchen & bath, large rooms, Home over 1,700 sq. ft. A great buy! MLS#403706/MB/ROV . . $35,900 9897-K SW 88TH CT. RD. DIRECTIONS: Enter Rt. 200 gate, 1st. left 85th Terr. Right at 88th Court Road. Unit on your right. Unit K. OPEN HOUSE 8500-A SW 93RD LN. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN HOUSE 8969-E SW 95TH ST. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses FULLY FURNISHED 2/2/1.5 VILLA with eat-in-kitchen, vinyl-enclosed lanai, rocking-chair front porch & more. N ew HVAC dishwasher, water heater, garage door opener, & newer roof. J ust waiting for you! MLS#404539/DP/LIN . . . $49,900 8500-A SW 93RD LN. DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 main OTOW entrance, T/R @ SW 85th Terr., T/L @ 83rd Terr., T/L @ 93rd Ln., home on L EXCELLENT LOCATION AND condition on this expanded 2/2/2 villa in a desirable 55+ community. U pgrades galore. A real must see! MLS#404492/DP/WOL . . . . . . . . $72,500 8969-E SW 95TH ST. DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200 main OTOW entrance. Forward turn R at SW 89th Ct. Rd. Turn L at SW 95th St. House on R. ATTRACTIVE END UNIT VILLA front porch-large living/dining room, great eat-in-kitchen, rear lanai with H/A. Two bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1.5 car garage (park car & golf cart) 6 newer appliance. Home completely decorated including ceilings. Great retirement home and and/or snow bird home. MLS#404392/BA/CALL . . . . . . . . $48,000 AWESOME VIEW OF THE GOLF COURSE Super nice home featuring 2/2/2 w/study/den, Beautiful cherry cabinets in kitchen, glass-enclosed lanai overlooking golf course. GOLF CART INCLUDED. MLS#396448/MB/LAR . . . . . . . . $173,900 WHATS NOT TO LOVE?!! Enter through the leaded glass door into a completely remodeled 3/2/2. Custom features include porcelain tile floors, kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops, sitting room off master bedroom and, best of all a media room with stereo surround sound. Just bring your popcorn! Fenced in backyard for your pups. MLS#398670/LK/THO . . . . . . . . $204,500 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 . . . . . . . . . . . $89,900 ABSOLUTELY 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 . . . . . . . . $239,900 COME TAKE A LOOK a this popular model. 2/2/2 + a bonus room/3rd bedroom or den. Some features include: Cathedral ceilings, eat-in kitchen with bay window, open Florida room, open fenced-in patio for your BBQs or even just for relaxing. Enjoy bowling in your very own community bowling alley, awesome pool area & so many more activities to enjoy. MLS#399884/BH/EDI . . . . . . . . . . $137,250 2/2/1 VILLA. R eady for the new owner to add their special touches. E at-in kitchen, living & dining area combined, large master bedroom with w/in closet, covered patio, rocking chair. F ront porch overlooks the wide tree-lined street. H ome is located close to golf-course, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center & much more. MLS#402997/LBK/ELL . . . . . . . . . $31,800 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 A HOME TO ENTERTAIN all your friends in. A 23x25 lanai, 3/2/2 with extra galore. oak cabinets, crown molding & many more. MLS#401972/MB/GAR . . . . . . . $169,900 OPEN HOUSE 10 SE KINGS BAY DR. For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses GREAT HOME AWAY FROM HOME OR EVERY DAY! G ulf access for deep sea or in the flats fishing, scuba diving, a swim w/the manatees or enjoy a quiet bicycle ride in this waterfront area of elegant homes & golf. C lubhouse for casual family gatherings. furniture, furnishings/linens could be included. M aintenance fee covers cable, common area outside insurance, outside maintenance, lawn care, sewer & water. this totally renovated, movein ready villa in this quiet little town is waiting for you! MLS#346247/SE/BEA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $118,900 10 SE KINGS BAY DR. DIRECTIONS: U.S. 19 N to West on Kings Bay Dr to address. OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-2:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 2:00-3:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD OPEN SUNDAY 12:00-1:30 PM OPEN SUNDA Y 1:00-4:00 PM CITRUS COUNTY NEW LISTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD CANDLER HILLS MARION LANDING ON TOP OF THE WORLD END UNIT 2/2/1, new heat & air, new energy saving windows, all appliances & washer/dryer are included. S ome furniture and golf cart are available outside the contract. F ast closing available. MLS#401812/MB/SIE . . . . . . . . . $54,950 BRIGHT & AIRY 2/2/2 plus den, driveway pavers. M aintenance-free stone landscaping, tiled entry, C orian kitchen, crown molding, much much more. MLS#401675/SR/NYR . . . . . . . . $165,000 CANDLER HILLS ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN CANDLER HILLS SALE PENDING REDUCED

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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 5 www.smcitizen.com days, and closed on Mondays. In addition to daily admission, a 12-month membership is available for $25 for seniors 55 and over, $30 for adults 18 and over, $40 for two seniors over age 55, $50 for a family of two adults and any children under age 18, and $15 for college students and current or retired educators. Owned and operated by College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, just east of downtown on State Road 40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). For more information call the Appleton Museum of Art at 352-2914455 or visit AppletonMuseum.org.Friday, April 4 Two-day Golden SoundsThe Ocala Palms Golden Sounds chorus is hard at work preparing for its spring show. The concert titled The Sensational Sixties will be an extravaganza of the great musical masterpieces of the 1960s and will be presented on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. The performance will contain songs from Godspell, West Side Story, The Music Man and Grease, along with a multitude of other songs, which were popular during the sixties. Tickets are $8 per person and are available by calling 401-7505 or 4020609. Intermission will include wine and cheese snacks. Invite your friends and neighbors to join you in a fun filled, toe tapping, hand clapping evening of wonderful music and camaraderie. Come prepared for audience participation as we look back at The Sensational Sixties. Saturday, April 5 Chess club to meetThe chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 352-873-2276. CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 432~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com BY RON POLLACK Special to the CitizenHave you started to experience challenges with living on your own? Do you need help with medical care or daily activities? A nursing home may seem like your only option. But there are good alternatives, including home care and assisted living. However, it's important for you to learn what kinds of services Medicare and Medicaid will and won't cover. (Medicaid is the nation's health insurance program for lowincome individuals and familiesincluding seniorsand for people with disabilities.)What is homeand community-based care?You may have access to services such as Meals on Wheels, visiting and shopper services, and adult day care programs. But what if you need other kinds of assistance? Home health services (also called homeand community-based care) help seniors who need additional support so they can safely stay in their homes or who are recovering after a hospital stay. These services include short-term nursing care and rehabilitative care (like physical therapy). Registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, home health aides, and medical social workers provide home health care. Medicare pays for a limited number of one-hour home health visits, but only for medical care. Medicaid may pay for other types of home care, depending on your situation and the state you live in. You may be able to find other non-medical services in your community through your local Area Agency on Aging.What is assisted living?Assisted living facilities (or assisted living homes) bridge the gap between independent living and nursing homes. These facilities typically provide services like assistance with personal care and medications, and they give residents more freedom and privacy than nursing homes. They range in size from small houses that serve a few residents to very large facilities with hundreds of residents. Assisted living facilities cost less than nursing homes but are still very expensive, costing an average of $3,300 a month.What do Medicare and Medicaid pay for nursing home care and nursing home alternatives?Many people are confused about what Medicare and Medicaid cover. Nursing H ome Care Medicare does not cover most nursing home care. Medicare pays only for certain skilled nursing or rehabilitative care, and only after a hospital stay. The duration of this coverage is limited. To learn more about coverage limits, visit the Medicare website at http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/skilled-nursingfacility-care.html. Medicaid covers most nursing home care if you have a low income. Each state sets its own income eligibility level for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care. In many states, you must also have limited assets to have Medicaid cover your nursing home care. A lter natives to Nursing H ome Care Medicare covers very little of this care. For example, Medicare won't pay your rent for an assisted living facility, but it will cover some health care you receive while you are in assisted living. Medicaid pays for some assisted living costs for people with low incomes in several states. Every state has at least one Medicaid program that will pay for other alternatives to nursing facility care, and most have multiple programs. Each state's program is different. Plus, individuals must meet the eligibility rules for that particular program. For example, some programs focus on individuals with particular health care needs. And some programs are limited to a certain number of people, which creates waiting lists. Many people end up paying the full cost of assisted living entirely out of their own pockets.To Learn MoreTo learn more about Medicare and Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, assisted living, and other options, contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP. SHIPs offer free counseling and assistance by phone and in person. Find the SHIP in your state online at https://shipnpr.shiptalk.org/shipprofile.aspx. Also, the Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services. Find it online at http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare.net/Public/Index.aspx. When you need a little help: Alternatives to nursing home care The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is calling for Florida-based installation art for the juried exhibition Biennial: Installation Art by Florida Artists, which runs July 19 through Oct. 19. The call invites artists to submit work by May 5. Monetary awards for the Appletons 2014 Biennial will be $3,000 for Best of Show, $1,200 for Second Place, $500 for Honorable Mention and $500 for Peoples Choice. Installation art is installed or arranged in a space as dictated by the artist. Installation art is one of the fastest growing areas of 21st century artistic production, stretching the boundaries and definition of art, said Ruth Grim, Appleton curator of exhibitions. It is conceptual, interactive and often represents the cutting edge of art of our time. Florida installation artists are producing some of the most dynamic, thought-provoking and beautiful works of art today. The juror of this exhibition is Dr. Matthew McLendon, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota under the aegis of Florida State University. 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(Golfview) STUNNING MAGNOLIA! 000HOV9 873-6100 Royal Palms Plaza 854-8787 Oak Run REAL ESTATE CORP #1 Team Partners Pat McCullough 299-6688 Charlie Takesian 207-9588 John Kapioski 208-1635 Louise Pace 361-4312 Peggy Simpson 208-6554 Patty Dougherty 502-3096 Jim Petticrew Broker/Manager 216-5852 Tom & Barbara Cernera 812-0626 Shirley Gottfried 216-4655 The Star Realtors o f Marion County The Serago-Lane Team Lou 804-0159 Lois 789-4516 www.DeccaRealEstate.com YOU CAN PICK UP MAPS AND FLYERS TO ALL DECCA OPEN HOUSES AT ALL 3 GATES SR 200L, 484, AND SW 62ND AVE. ROAD READERS CHOICE AWARD WINNERS! JERRY BROOKS Featured Homes of the Week Jerry Brooks 274-0930 Its A Sunny Day in Florida! Check Out My Websites At: www.ocalaflretirementhomes.com or www.ocalaflretirementproperties.com STUNNING MAGNOLIA! TEAM #1 We are your Oak Run Specialists We Live, Work & Play Here! The Perfect Place to Live, the PERFECT Time to Buy! 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Saturday, March 29 Common Ground FellowshipFor the 40-something crowd in Crossroads Church, we will be gathering at Pavarottis Pizza at 8075 SW Highway 200, Ocala, in the Canopy Oak Center at 7 p.m. This is a time of reflecting on the blessings of God in an informal setting and purchasing good food to boot. Come and join us there.Crime prevention seminarChrists Church of Marion County will host a Metro Crime Prevention Seminar presenting topics such as identity theft, frauds and scams, purse snatching, guns and alternative weapons, hurricane safety. This is a free workshop, the main goal being to achieve more awareness about what is going on in the publics backyard. Lunch pizza, salad, dessert and drink will be offered for a donation. This event begins at noon. Registration is suggested: 352-861-6182. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, http://www.ccomc.org.Dining with the LionsThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a Dining with the Lions (Italian Style) at the Oasis Restaurant, 7651 SW State Road 200, on Saturday, March 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. Price will be $8 for spaghetti with meatballs, spaghetti with meat sauce or fettuccini alfredo (includes salad, bread, ice tea or coffee). First come, first served All proceeds from this benefit will be used for Charities.Two-day lineman competitionOcala Utility Services is hosting the 2014 Florida Lineman Competition March 28-29. More than 100 electric linemen and apprentices are expected to compete in this years event, which will be held at the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, 3500 SW 67th Ave. The annual event is presented by the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) to highlight safety and training techniques. Teams and individuals from municipal utilities and electric cooperatives compete in a number of categories that linemen encounter on the job. Categories range from changing insulators to rescuing an injured co-worker. In addition to enjoying the friendly competition, utility teams develop teamwork strategies, share knowledge and techniques with other utilities, and develop valuable professional and agency relationships. The Lineman Competition is a rare opportunity to see what our electric linemen do on a daily basis, says Michael Poucher, Ocalas Director of the Electric Utility. Ocala is pleased to be hosting the event for the FMEA and we are looking forward to showing that Ocala is a great place to live, work and play. The competition, which will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 29 (Saturday), is part of a two-day event. The public is invited to attend this free activity.Sunday, March 30 Joy Night at Christs ChurchJoin with us as we lift our hearts and voices in praise, an evening of traditional and contemporary musical worship celebrated with participating Marion County Christian churches families and friends at 5 p.m. Refreshments follow the program. Christs Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off State Road 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182, http://www.ccomc.org.Marion chamber Music Society ConcertFor the last concert of this season, the Marion Chamber Music Society proudly presents The Best of the Ocala Piano Conservatory featuring award winning performers past and present playing the piano as well as organ, trumpet, marimba and voice. The free concert will be at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Hear beloved operatic arias and your favorite piano pieces by Chopin, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff, among others. Ryan Pagels, the Ocala Civic Theaters music director and Ocala Piano Conservatorys very first graduate, will also perform at the concert. For more information, call 352-876-1340 or visit: www.marionchambermusic.com or www.ocalapianoconservatory.com. Marion Chamber Music Society concerts: Always Exceptional, Always Free.Wednesday, April 2 Crossroads Carnival startsBring your family and enjoy a day at the carnival at Crossroads Church, beginning Wednesday, April 2, and concluding on Sunday, April 6. There will be games, rides, food and lots of fun. Open daily from 5 to 10 p.m., with earlier hours on Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds support Crossroads Student Ministries.Thursday, April 3 Concert at Ocala WestDouglas Ladnier, an award-winning and criticallyacclaimed singer/songwriter, will be in concert at the Ocala West United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The church is at 9330 SW 105th St. in Ocala. Phone 352-854-9550. Douglas has appeared in more than 60 countries around the world and on Broadway. He continues to thrill audiences and critics alike with his unique, mesmerizing baritone voice. He has appeared in concert at Ocala West for a number of years, and we are pleased to have him return to present this concert. Southern Express at AppletonThe big band Southern Express will perform during the Rhythm & Art After Hours event at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. Southern Express has been performing in Central Florida for more than 15 years. Many of the bands seasoned members have musical backgrounds rooted in military service, with almost every branch of service represented. Many members were or are active music educators. Doors open at 5 p.m. for complimentary samplings from Horse and Hounds Restaurant and cash bar. Music begins at 5:30 p.m. and admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. In addition to the After Hours musical program, visitors can also enjoy the Appletons current exhibitions, A Celebration of Japan, The Living Art of Bonsai, The Gathering of Legends, [in]justice, Industrial Nature: Work by Michelle Stitzlein, and the museums extensive permanent collection of European, American, Asia, African, Contemporary and pre-Columbian art and artifacts. The Appleton Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. on Sun-Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 33 www.smcitizen.com 4~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com SOUTH MARION Citizen The South Marion Citizen is a free community newspaper covering news of communities in southwest Marion County including Oak Run, Pine Run, Palm Cay, On Top of the World, Kingsland Country Estates, Countryside Farms, Marion Landing, Majestic Oaks, Hidden Lake, Woods and Meadows Estates, Paddock Farms, Saddle Oak Club, Deer Creek, Cherrywood Estates, Hardwood Trails, Candler Hills, Country Oaks, and Harvest Meadows, among others. Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla., 34477. Problems getting the Citizen: If your community is listed above and the Citizen is not delivered to your home and you are having trouble getting the paper from boxes around the S.R. 200 Corridor, call 854-3986.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 Advertising Sales Paige Lefkowitz (352) 564-2902 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 Community calendar PLEASESEECALENDAR, PAGE5 The 37th season of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra will conclude in a rousing fashion with this Boston Pops style salute to Americas most popular music. The concerts will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m., both at Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium. Fans of Gershwin will appreciate Porgy and Bess complete with bassoon soloist Arnold Irchai. The Maestro will make a special guest appearance as soloist in Leroy Andersons The Typewriter. These pieces, in addition to a concert suite from Victory at Sea as well as Laras Theme from Dr. Zhivago, are sure to make for a very entertaining concert. The OSO will also perform Aaron Coplands Fanfare for the Common Man, a well-known brass salute written by one of Americas most famous composers. More Pops pieces that the OSO will present include a Pops Hoedown, a Tribute to Irving Berlin, Variations on a Shaker Melody, and Casey at the Bat for Narrator and Orchestra. With multiple guest appearances and a plethora of Americas popular music, the conclusion of the OSOs 37th season is sure to leave the audience anxiously awaiting another fun-filled, fan-fortified musical journey in the 38th season! Theres no telling what our Maestro will pull out of the bag for this special concert. Dont miss this fun celebration of all things USA and OSO! This 4th subscription concert is open to the public, and tickets are $5 to $30 each, which can be purchased by visiting www.ocalasymphony.com, by calling 352-351-1606, or at the door. The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is Marion Countys premier cultural arts organization. Founded in 1975, the orchestra averages a dozen concerts throughout the year in front of nearly 10,000 area citizens. Its mission is to have the highest caliber music performed by skilled musicians under the dynamic leadership of a brilliant and energetic music director, Maestro Matthew Wardell. It is driven to reach, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages while serving the broadest group of constituents. The OSO aims to foster excellence in music education through collaborative partnerships with local resources. Saluting America Symphony to conclude its season By Jason Alderman Special to the Citizen I have yet to meet anyone who thinks they're saving too much money for retirement. On the contrary, most people admit they're probably setting aside too little. Retirement accounts must compete with daily expenses, saving up for a home, college and unexpected emergencies for every precious dollar. If taking money out of your IRA, 401(k) or other tax-sheltered plan is your best or only option, you should be aware of the possible impacts on your taxes and long-term savings objectives before raiding your nest egg: 401(k) loans. Many 401(k) plans allow participants to borrow from their account to buy a home, pay for education, medical expenses or other special circumstances. Generally, you may be allowed to borrow up to half your vested balance up to a maximum of $50,000 or a reduced amount if you have other outstanding plan loans. Loans usually must be repaid within five years, although you may have longer if you're using the loan to purchase your primary residence. Potential drawbacks to 401(k) loans include: If you leave your job, even involuntarily, you must pay off the loan immediately (usually within 30 to 90 days) or you'll owe income tax on the remainder as well as a 10 percent early distribution penalty if you're under age 59 Loans cannot be rolled over into a new account. Some plans don't allow new contributions until outstanding loans are repaid. Many people, faced with a monthly loan payment, reduce their 401(k) contributions, thereby significantly reducing their potential long-term account balance and earnings. Your account value will be lower while repaying your loan, which means you'll miss out on market upswings. 401(k) and IRA withdrawals. Many 401(k) plans allow hardship withdrawals to pay for certain medical or higher education expenses, funerals, buying or repairing your home or to prevent eviction or foreclosure. You'll owe income tax on the withdrawal plus an additional 10 percent penalty if you're younger than 59 in most cases. Traditional IRAs allow withdrawals at any time for any reason. However, you'll pay income tax on the withdrawal plus the 10 percent penalty as well, with certain exceptions. With Roth IRAs, you can withdraw contributions at any time, since they've already been taxed. However, to withdraw earnings without penalty you must be at least 59 and the funds must have been in the account for at least five years. To learn more about how the IRS treats 401(k) and IRA loans and withdrawals, visit www.irs.gov. Further financial implications. With 401(k) and traditional IRA withdrawals, the money is added to your taxable income, which could bump you into a higher tax bracket or even jeopardize certain tax credits, deductions and exemptions that are tied to your adjusted gross income. All told, you could end up paying half or more of your withdrawal in taxes, penalties and lost or reduced tax benefits. Losing compound earnings. Finally, if you borrow or withdraw your retirement savings, you'll sacrifice the power of compounding, where interest earned on your savings is reinvested and in turn generates more earnings. You'll forfeit any gains those funds would have earned for you, which over a couple of decades could add up to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost income. Bottom line: Carefully consider the potential downsides before tapping your retirement savings for anything other than retirement itself. If that's your only recourse, consult a financial professional about the tax implications. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 2, 2014, go to www.practicalmoneyskills.com/su mmit2014. Be aware of pitfalls when accessng retirement funds Please use our e-mail editor@smcitizen.com 000HLVN 000HRY1 ANNOUNCING . ANNOUNCING . Shanon A. 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fended his U.S. Four-inHand Horse title with a record 11th victory on a final score of 116.33, also accepting the Jean Keathley Award sponsored by Michael Freund for lowest dressage score by an FEI whip. Second-place went to Sarasota whip Misdee Wrigley-Miller, who accepted the Anne Bliss Memorial Award sponsored by Michael Freund as the most elegant lady driver throughout the competition. Bringing an Olympic cachet to the show jumping competition was reigning 2012 Olympic Individual Gold medalist Ben Maher, whose flawless rounds on Jane Clarks Aristo Z led to another Florida championship for him this season after victory in Saturdays $50,000 CSI2*W Live Oak Grand Prix (42.48 seconds). Second place was Ashlee Bond Clarke riding Little Valley Farms Agrostar, whose win qualified her for the World Cup. After four classes of show jumping competition, the luck of the Irish in the $10,000 E2 Leading Rider Award went to 2012 Olympic Individual Bronze medalist Cian OConnor. Super Bowl sports star power was apparent in a double dose at Live Oak International. The 6-foot, 5-inch two-time National Football League Super Bowl linebacker Max Montoya of Hebron, Kentucky, known and loved for his signature limegreen fauxhawk helmet, was large and in charge as he drove to the top of the Intermediate Pair Horse championship with his Georgian Grandes. Also drawing thousands of fans and rightly winning applause throughout the week were the world famous stars of the Super Bowl television commercials, the Budweiser Clydesdales. While the big boys had star power some of the littlest riders stole the show on Sunday when a small herd of small riders entered the ring for the leadline class to resounding applause. Special thanks to sponsors Sleepy P Ranch. Demonstrating that driving horses (or ponies) isnt just for the gentleman was Misdee WrigleyMiller of Sarasota, the reserve champion in the U.S. National Four-inHand and winner of the Anne Bliss Memorial award as the most elegant lady driver of the event. Wrigley-Miller, who drove her first pony at age four, was adamant that combined driving was not about muscle, but finesse and saw her reserve championship as an a opportunity to serve as a role model for younger equestriennes. Ten thousand spectators and 17 nations added up to a winning equation for Live Oak International organizers and brother-sister team, Chester Weber and Juliet Reid. Weber intimated that there is still more to come, with plans in 2015 of expanding the program to embrace Three-Day Eventing, too. I foresee Live Oak International as Americas Aachen, Weber said, comparing the goals of the Ocala venue to the esteemed European venue. 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To celebrate Blimpies 50th birthday on April 4, stores nationwide will be selling their regular-sized Blimpie Best sub for just 50 cents that day to the first 200 customers in each location; the price point symbolizing 50 years of amazing subs. Were thrilled to celebrate our 50th birthday with America and want everyone to enjoy a 50 cent Blimpie Best sub as our thank you to our loyal customers who helped us grow this sub chain, said Steve Evans, VP of marketing for Blimpie. So many of our customers grew up with Blimpie and now their children love us too. Its a brand that serves an amazing product, which allows us to both be timeless and evolve and grow with our guests. While April 4 will offer 50 cent regular-sized Blimpie Best subs to the first 200 customers that enter each store, the brand will be celebrating this milestone all year long. From May 5 through June 29, Blimpie will offer a contest that will send one lucky winner and a guest on a trip to the 50th state (Hawaii) along with other great prizes including free tablets, free subs for a year and $50 Blimpie gift cards. (See contest official rules.) Later in the year, Blimpie plans to launch the Hoboken Hoagie, a new sub that will be introduced to guests as a way to pay homage to the birthplace of the Blimpie sub and brand. Its a year of excitement and anticipation as stores celebrate 50 years of Blimpie getting ready to mark 50th anniversary selling craveable subs and being Americas Sub Shop. With the Blimpie Best being the brands best-selling sub and being made of slow-cured ham, prosciuttini, cappacola, salami and provolone and dressed The Blimpie Way with tomatoes, lettuce, onion, oil, vinegar and oregano all on a sub roll; April 4 will be a great day as customers join us in the stores for this fabulous sub and celebration. The local Blimpie is located at Walmart on 19th Avenue Road, near the Paddock Mall. On Monday, March 31, Tijuana Flats, known for made-to-order Tex-Mex dishes and unique atmosphere will open two new locations reaching a milestone of 100 restaurants spanning six states. Each location will employ 40-50 team members to include management, back of the house and front of the house employees, making a positive impact in the local economy. Additionally, both locations will feature energy-efficient equipment and environmentally friendly processes. Locally, the restaurant is at 3950 State Road 200. We look forward to bringing our brand to Georgia for the first time and to the continued success we experience in South Florida, stated Brad Kaemmer, Chief Executive Officer for Tijuana Flats. Tijuana Flats will continue its long history of commitment to community in both of these markets. In conjunction with our 100th location opening, we will also reach 100,000 likes on Facebook. In celebration, the first 100 guests to visit any Tijuana Flats location on March 31 will receive 100 cent tacos and a scratch-off card. Prizes range from free food and drinks, to a grand prize of Universal theme park tickets, dinner for four and hotel stay. No purchase is required and official rules can be found on the website. Tijuana Flats to open its 100th location Read the classifieds Simon Property Group, Inc. is hosting its annual Easter celebration festivities at Paddock Mall, offering families the chance to participate in both traditional and unique seasonal events. The Bunny Photo Experience begins Saturday, March 29 and runs through Saturday, April 19 in Center Court, in front of Macys. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion. The presenting sponsor for the 2014 Bunny Photo Experience is Gymboree. We love to hold family-friendly events at Paddock Mall and we always look forward to watching children interact with the Bunny at Easter, said Brenda Cleary, Director of Marketing & Business Development at Paddock Mall. The Simon Kidgits Club will also host a special Easter event on Saturday, April 12, where kids can participate in various craft-making activities and games including face-painting and more. Participants will receive a Kidgits Easter bucket and Kidgits bunny ears as a keepsake to take home. Additionally, families will have the opportunity to take advantage of special pricing for the Easter Bunny photo packages. The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. The Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused for over a decade with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games. For more information about the Simon Kidgits Club and Paddock Malls Easter events, visit www.simon.com/kidgits or www.facebook.com/PaddockMall. Easter bunny gets ready for annual Paddock Mall visit This weeks puzzle answers MEDICAL SUPPLY8602 SW Hwy. 200, Suites A&B, Ocala(Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200) www.ocalapharmacy.com Open Monday-Friday 9-6 & Saturday 9-1*All prices quotes over the phone. *With 2 new or transferred prescriptions FREE DELIVERY $3.99 GENERICS Generic 3 month supplyWal-Mart*CVS*Publix*Walgreens*Ocala without insurancePharmacyLosartan 50mg #90(Generic Cozaar for blood pressure)$107.78$152.99$132.95$152.89Simvastatin 40mg #90(Generic Zocor ) $53.88$179.99 $33.95$62.97Atorvastatin 40mg #90(Generic Lipitor )$206.62$422.49$200.95$428.89Tamsulosin 0.4mg #90(Generic FLOMAX )$138.78$253.99$248.95$284.89Prices quoted via telephone on 10/21/2013 @ Walmart #5326, CVS #5921, Publix #1201, Walgreens #13585. 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Friday, March 28, 2014 ~ 35 www.smcitizen.com 2~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com SIEMENS Introducing the new Orion Platform, with a screaming fast processor, new compression architecture and a frequency response out to 10 kHz. Channel Water Resistant Digital Reprogrammable Wireless Programs It Has Tinnitus Therapy Built In 000HG8Y 000HG8Y *Must have Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Insurance for free hearing aid. Subject to insurance policy. Only. W.A.C. 12 month term. OCALA EAST 352-861-2275 3405 SW COLLEGE RD, STE 207 Colours Plaza, next to Red Lobster OCALA WEST 352-671-2999 11250 SW 93RD CT. RD. Next to Chilis CRYSTAL RIVER 352-794-6155 1122 N. SUNCOAST BLVD (US 19) A block and a half south of Ft. Island Trail INVERNESS 352-419-7911 3161-C E. GULF TO LAKE HWY 1/2 mile east of Walmart LARGO 727-531-7500 3690 EAST BAY DRIVE, LARGO, FL 33771 PALM HARBOR 727-531-7500 34838 US HWY. 19, PALM HARBOR, FL 34684 NEW LOCATIONS IN PINELLAS COUNTY M-F 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Appointment Needed The All New Orion BTE 000HJ3K

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BRIEFS Free tax preparation available for three weeks from United WayUnited Way of Marion County will offer free income tax preparation for three more weeks at a variety of VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) locations. Marion County residents are encouraged to get 100 percent of their return back. Please call 2-1-1 to make an appointment. All volunteers providing tax assistance are trained by the Internal Revenue Service. Residents can also prepare their own taxes by visiting www.uwmc.org and clicking on the my free taxes link on the home page. Residents will need to bring the following information with them: Government issues photo ID Valid Social Security cards, ITN numbers, and birth dates for taxpayer, spouse, and all dependents All wage and income statements (example: W2, W-2G, 1099R forms) Interest and dividend statements from financial institutions (Form 1099) if applicable A copy of last years federal tax return Proof of day care expenses including: providers name, address and federal identification number For direct deposit of refund bring checking/savings account and routing numbers If married and filing a joint return, both spouses must come to the VITA site. Volunteers will not prepare Schedule D (complex), Schedule E, request for Social Security Numbers, Employee Business Expenses, Moving Expenses, Nondeductible IRA, or Minor Investment Income. For more information, contact Marsha Holloway at 352-732-9696 ext. 215. INDEX Bookmark..............................14 Cherrywood.........................19 Classifieds.............................34 Marion Landing..................16 Oak Run.................................11 OTOW.....................................23 Out to Pastor..........................9 Pun Alley...............................28 Puzzles...................................26 Spruce Creek North...........18CitizenS UTH MARION Serving S.R. 200 Communities & BusinessesFRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 44 www.smcitizen.com36~ Friday, March 28, 2014 www.smcitizen.com PHOTOS COURTESY OF PICSOFYOU.COMThe Budweiser Clydesdales appeared at Live Oak International in Ocala. The motto on its show program, Chase Perfection, Catch Excellence perfectly encapsulated this years Live Oak International, March 20-23, at Live Oak Plantation in Ocala, as history was made in U.S. National Four-in-Hand competition, Olympic Show Jumping champions converged, and Super Bowl stars of both the commercial TV screen and stadium met in one superlative week of competition in front of a record 10,000 fans. Writing yet another chapter in American combined driving history, Chester Weber of Ocala deWeber defends title Chester Weber defended his title. PLEASESEEHORSE, PAGE3 BY JIM CLARK EditorThe West Marion Business Association members got some lessons in protecting their businesses from Marion County Sheriffs Office detective Craig Evans at the groups meeting Tuesday, March 27. Evans told those in attendance about forms used by the Sheriffs Office, including business registry forms for emergency contacts and anti-trespassing authorizations, which must be done by the owner (in a strip mall parking lot it must be the owner who fills out the form. He also showed the cards for performing business checks, which deputies do during the night to make sure businesses are secure. He also explained vacation check requests. Evans spoke about alarms, and the importance of getting them checked at least every five years. The maintenance can make sure the alarm works in case of an intruder. He also reminded those in attendance to lock their cars. He said that most car burglaries occur because the victim leaves the vehicle unlocked. He also spoke about rules providing for burglary victimes to get their items back, particularly when those items have already been pawned by the suspect. In many cases, victims have to pay the pawnbroker to get their stolen items returned. After Evans spoke, members got 45 seconds each to quickly describe their businesses, before getting gonged. Only three speakers went the entire 45 seconds, and each received a surprise award. The next event will be a mixer April 29 at Chambrel at Pinecastle, off Southeast 24th Road. Business security described Detective speaks at WMBA meeting A 15-year-old girl who was severely injured while conducting a time trial at Bubba Raceway Park off Gainesville Road, Ocala, later died. It was around 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, when witnesses say 15-year-old Niokoa Johnson of Micanopy was driving a raceready Nissan Sentra. It was during the second lap toward the north end of the track when the girl lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a concrete barrier. Witnesses say the teenager was unconscious when racetrack workers and others pulled her from the smashed vehicle. Soon afterward, she was rushed to Ocala Regional Medical Center where, reportedly, medical professionals were able to stabilize her condition. The teenager was then flown by medical helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. However, it was reported on Sunday night that she had died. Witnesses told Marion County Sheriffs Office investigators this was the teenagers first time on the racetrack. PHOTO BY JIM CLARKDetective Craig Evans speaks at the West Marion Business Association meeting. Earlier this month an official delegation from Ocala traveled to its twin town Newbridge, Ireland. The group consisting of 17 people had the honor to march in the St. Patricks Day parade and represent the Ocala community during many official activities. Organized events during the week brought many opportunities for the group to learn about its twin town, and further develop the many friendships and professional relationships which has been established between the people of Newbridge and Ocala. The twinning concept is a program that promotes cultural exchange and economic development. The twinning agreement between the two towns was signed in 2008. This year the delegation included four fire department personnel, six law enforcement officers and seven citizens who paid their own expenses for the trip. Local delegation spends St. Patricks Day in Ireland CITY OF OCALA PHOTOThe delegation of Ocala residents march in the Newbridge St. Patricks Day parade. Girl, 15, dies after accident at Ocala track 1918 SW 17th St. Ocala 352-401-0808 *ALL PRICES AND PAYMENTS ARE WITH $1,000 CASH OR TRADE EQUITY PLUS TAX,TAG, AND $495 ADMINISTRATION FEE. 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