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9 to 10 a.m. Enhancing Garden Soil David Holmes,
Horticulture Agent
10:10 to 10:40 a.m. Kids Can Garden Too! Marion
County 4-H members
10:50 to ll:50 a.m. Best Management Practices for the
Vegetable Garden Jo Leyte-Vidal, Master Gardener
12 to 1 p.m. Vegetable Varieties for Marion County
Lesroy Samuel, Vegetable Expert
Outdoor Hands-on Sessions -Vegetable Garden
9 to 9:30 a.m. Micro-irrigation Kathleen Patterson
Florida Yards and Neighborhoods
9:40 to 10:10 a.m. Composting Linda Krausnick, Mas-
ter Gardener
10:20 to 10:50 a.m. Growing Cool Season Crops Jim
Nash, Master Gardener
11:00 to 11:30 a.m. Growing Herbs Pat Greenfield,
Master Gardener
11:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Growing Root Crops (Yucca,
melanga, sweet potato) Luis Camacho, Master Gardener
12:20 to 12:50 p.m. Pest Control Tactics Carol Ann
Baldwin, Master Gardener


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INDEX
Foxwood ..............5
Truck pull ............8
Jarhead ..............18
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VOLUME 8, NUMBER SS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 201.0


Page 8


Judges

Pag~e 4


By Michel Northsea
EDITOR

There was standing
room only during seminars
on growing your own veg-
etables last year.
But since then, a new
and larger auditorium has
been built.
Those seminars were of-
fered during the Vegetable
Garden Expo. This year,
that expo is set for Satur-
day, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m.
The second annual event
is in cooperation with the
University of Florida IFAS,
the Marion County Ex ten-


sion Service and Marion
County Master Gardeners
at the extension service of-
fice, 2232 NE Jacksonville
Rd.
Throughout the 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. event, four seminars
are planned for the in-
doors and six others are
outside in the garden area.
One indoor session, at
10:10 a.m. will feature stu-
dents from Dunnellon Ele-
mentary School as they
show how "Kids Can Gar-
den" too. Advice on en-
hancing garden soil, the
best management prac-
tices to use in the garden
and what to grow will also


be offered during the day.
The sessions planned for
the Saturday event will
help first-time gardeners
and those with more expe-
rience, said Norma
Samuel, extension agent,
urban horticultural.
Over the past several
years, the agency has seen
a significant increase in
phone calls from people
having questions about
their vegetables gardens or
seeking advice, said
Samuel, adding that those
calling had prompted the
expo.
Those scheduled for the
outside will have more of a


"hands-on" feel and give
visitors the opportunity to
learn about micro-irriga-
tion, composting, growing a
variety of vegetables and
herbs and controlling the
peskiness of pests.
For gardeners in need of
a scarecrow to scare away
larger garden pests, the op-
portunity to purchase one
through silent auction is
also available. The scare-
crows will be displayed in-
side the auditorium.
Proceeds from the sale of
the scarecrows will benefit


Please see EXPO, Page 7


Jerry Morris waits for his signed poster from baseball legends from the Negro League Baseball league last week at the Paddock Mall. Pic-
tured with Morris is Farrah Duhart. The baseball players included, Ieft to right, Arthur Hamilton, Raydell Maddix and Clifford Brown.



NBL veterans message scores a home-run


Joh nSo tomay or
SPECIAL TO THE
MESSENGER

In a league of their own.
That's how Harold
"Buster" Hair who played
3rd base, shortstop and
outfielder for the Birm-
ingham Black Barons and
Kansas City Monarchs in
the Negro Baseball
League from 1953-1958
compared their experi-
ence when asked as regu-
lar, ordinary guys who


were part of an extraordi-
nary situation, while they
were playing in the
league, did they ever think
they were doing some-
thing extraordinary oth-
ers would celebrate years
later. Hair answered their
situation was much like
that of the woman's league
in the movie by that name.
They played not for
money or fame but for the
passion of the game. They
wanted to show they could
play just as good as the


major league players, they
were just not allowed.
"It was tough in those
days" says Arthur 3"Jr"
Hamilton, catcher for the
Indianapolis Clowns and
Detroit stars 1953-1959. "I
had to go through the
Negro Leagues ...the only
way I had to play ball."
"(It was hard on us,"
adds Raydell "Bo" Mad-
dix, pitcher and outfielder
for the Indianapolis
Clowns 1947-1953. "We
had to sleep on the bus


then go out and play nine
innings. Played every
day." Hamilton adds "We
had a good bus, but it
broke down one time in
Morgantown, West Vir-
ginia. We pull over and the
bus driver yells 'every-
body off the bus.' Then he
says, 'ok, now everybody
get behind it and push.' So
that's what we did." A far
cry from private jets and
five-star accommodations
lavished on today's major
league players.


So went on the hardship
stories told by each pan-
elist including Clifford
Brown, 2nd base, short-
stop for Philadelphia
Stars 1949-1951; Walter
"Dirk" Gibbons, pitcher
for the Philadelphia Stars,
New York Black Yankees
and Indianapolis Clowns,
1941-1949; Coach Billy
Reed; and AJ. Jackson,
pitcher for the Kansas


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I d S i Sh d l N th Sid f Adit i


Orientation set

for students

With new schedules and
revised school times for some
students this year, parents
may wish to visit their child's
school during orientation
sessions.
These events give parents
and students the opportunity
to become accustomed to
their new or returning school
outside normal class hours.
They also offer advance no-
tice of class schedules, bus
routes and stop times, extra-
curricular activities, and
other school-related opportu-
nities.
New students, especially
kindergarten-aged children,
may register for school now.
Orientations include:
Hammett Bowen
Kindergarten Aug. 19 -
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Grades 1 to 5 Aug. 20 -
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Madison Street Academy
- Aug. 20 11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m.
Marion Charter Aug. 20
- 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Reddick-Collier Aug. 20


to 3 p.m.
Ward Highlands Aug. 20
- 1 to 3 p.m.
Middle Schools:
.Dunnellon -Aug. 19- 5
Howard Magnet stu-
dents
Grade 6 Aug. 19 1 p.m.
Grades 7 and 8 -Aug. 19 -
2 p.m.
Regular program
Grade 6 Aug. 20 1 p.m.
Grades 7and 8 -Aug. 20 -
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Nodth Marion Aug. 20 -
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School board race: Two seats, seven candidates


Jim Clark
STAFF WRITER
Candidates for Mlarion
County School Board re-
cently faced the public at
meetings of the State
Road 200 Coalition in
Ocala.
In District 4, a quartet of
candidates is on the ballot
running for the seat being
vacated by Sue Mlosley.
Nancy LeFevre
Thrower said she got her
dedication to service from
her father, who spent 42
years in Rotary without
missing a meeting.
"Education begins at
the dinner table," she
said. "When schools and
parents work together,
kids do better. She talked
about pay for teachers,
and saying no to state un-
funded mandates. She
said she will visit school
often and wants to edu-
cate citizens to vote. Re-
ferring to her name, she
said, "I'm a thrower and
I'm ready to pitch in."
Angie Boynton said it
was "time for us to make a
difference." She said it
was "incumbent upon us
to recognize and address
all the fatal flaws in the
education system."
Acting as a tutor, she
started a program to teach
children how to do every-
day things in the real
world.
Thomas Patrick, a 35-
year school employee, has


said in the past he has
tried to do things in the
county without raising
taxes.
MVary Williams is also
running in District 5. She
is a fourth generation
Mlarion County resident,
and commented, "the kids
need to move to the next
level." She spoke of her
experience in going to
Tallahassee with the
American Cancer Society
to speak with legislators,
and said because of that
she would have "no prob-
lem" dealing with law-
makers.
Sharon Hagen is run-
ning for District 5, and
said her strength was
knowing "how to make fis-
cal choices." She has been
in the county 10 years and
owns a small horse farm.
She said she looked at
the schools' website and
read minutes, "And I did-
n't like what I was seeing.
Changes need to be made.
I think I'm the person who
can make them."
She also said that "edu-
cation begins at home"
and promised mentoring
and tutor support. She
said one thing that is lack-
ing in the schools is teach-
ing the children to
communicate.
Incumbent District 3
member Bobby James is
unopposed. The non-par-
tisan election is next
Tuesday, Aug. 24.


___


__ _


Dean Blinkhorn Angie Boynton Thomas Patrick Nancy Thrower

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At the right, -
are candi-
O ~dates for
School Board ,
N District 5.


Sharon Hagen


Mary Williams


Ron Crawford


worked in various capaci-
ties, especially with facil-
ities and as a purchasing
agent. "I'm very con-
cerned about the School
Board when the stimulus
money runs out." He also
said he was "not very
happy about the FCAT."
As far as parent involve-
ment, he said that ele-
mentary school help
seems to be OK, but "mid-


dle school and high
school, that is where we
have a problem." He also
spoke of making sure
there was board unity.
Dean Blinkhorn, run-
ning in District 4, is a mag-
azine editor who used to
be a teacher. He said he
realized that the tough
budget situation was "not
going away anytime soon."
He pointed out that the


stimulus money which
funded 500 teachers last
year will go away.
He promised taxpayers
that he would "make sure
(their) tax dollars were
well spent."
He also said it was im-
portant to be visible in the
community and that he
would "look forward to
working with schools in
my district."


In District 5, incumbent
Ron Crawford spoke from
experience, saying he had
worked to hold down tax
increases in the past by
using the reserve. He
talked about the building
of new Forest High
School, where he fought to
bring down the coast to
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to make money." He said he
didn't pay the qualifying fee,
but went around to the pub-
lic to get petitions signed. "I
met a lot of interesting peo-
ple."
He also said that "all
money his campaign has
spent has been in Marion
County.
"This isn't a beauty or pop-
ularity contest."
After each candidate
spoke, the floor was open for
questions. One of the first
concerned the possibility of a
tax by Munroe Regional
Medical Center, and all can-
didates said they would not
support a property tax.
Candidates were asked
about land that was grandfa-
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GOP candidates talk issues


flm Clark
STAFF WRITER

Republican candidates for
the Marion County Commis-
sion District 2 seat being va-
cated by Jim Payton brought
their campaigns to the State
Road 200 Coalition Monday
afternoon.
The five GOP candidates
will be on the Aug. 24 ballot
and include Kathy Bryant,
Christine Dobkowski, Tony
Mendola, Elicia Sanders and
Les Smith. The winner of the
Republican primary will
face Democrat Kenneth
Nadeau and Florida Whig
Party member Douglas
Shearer in the general elec-
tion on Nov. 2.
Before a large crowd at
TimberRidge, the five hope-
fuls told the audience why
the should be the one cho-
sen to advance to the finals
Bryant was the first
speaker in the alphabetical
ls ad nsta td with one
She said she was the "com-
uob fns cnevti tRe-
and businesswoman, not a
politician."
She is a licensed real es-
tate agent but said she is not
active in the field, having
only two closings inntdh poasse
copl of yas n h
were with friends who
sought her help. She said she
was the "candidate with the
business experience to solve
the tough issues facing or
community today."
Starting a theme that
echoed with all the candi-
dates, the lifelong county res-


ident pointed to the
economy and the un-
employment rate. She
said she wanted to ease
the restrictions on
small businesses, and
would have the back-


"It's time for prioriti- S
zation and for usto live _
within our means."
She said she wanted a de-
cision on the landfill. "We've
been kicking the can on this
for a long, long time. It's not
fair to you to have this issue
come up each election
cycle."
She closed with a Ronald
Reagan-type quote: "Govern-
ment is not the solution, gov-
ernment is the problem."
Bryant is married with
four children.
Christine Dobkowski is
from Belleview and has ex-
perience with her husband
in small business. Se
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and planning and zoning
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Organization board.
She said that the current
commission is "not living up
to my expectations."
She cited her legislative
experience: "this is not an
entry level job." She also said
she has a proven conserva-


200, "we have to im-
prove traffic."
Les Smith brought a
copy ofthe budget and
said that "kept him
fired up." He wants
the county out of the
Landfill business. "Let
some private company
ola come in and run it."
SHe echoed the im-
portance of jobs, and
also added, "If you cut the
spending you're going to
have money in your pocket."
He said that the county
"needs a county commis-
sioner who has his own per-
sonal finances in order. He
said he has had only one new
truck over the years, and one
credit card since 1968, "with
no late payments."
He said he builds homes
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STony Mendola says he has
"never been a politically-ori-
ented person. He moved to
the area in 1978 with his par-
ents and graduated from For-
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"My life experience
brought me to this point," he
said.
He has experience work-
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praiser's office, but said
advancement wasn't based
"on how hard one worked
but on how long you had
been there." The Air Force
veteran went into the min-
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He noted that the commis-
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who can articulate a thought
and build a consensus."
He also said he wants to
strengthen law enforcement.
"What good are parks if
you're afraid to go out of your


house?
Echoing the sentiment of
other candidates, he said
"The role of government is to
get out of the way.
Elicia Sanders, whose hus-
band is a custom home
builder, said her platform
had three basic planks. She
said the most important issue
is economic: "We must create
jobs." She also pointed the
need for safe neighborhoods
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jobs that are created need to
be the type that provide ca-
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She said the government
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Third, she said that pro-
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vital. "We must never sacri-
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news of communities west of Ocala including Fore Ranch, Stone Creek,
Fairfield Village, Ocala Palms, Timberwood, Falls of Ocala, Foxwood Farms
and Golden Hills.
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By Shemir Wiles
CITRus CouNTY
CHRONICLE

Beginning in 1990, Judge
Robert W. Hodges worked
17 years as an assistant
state attorney in the 5th Ju-
dicial Circuit.
Hodges told the Chroni-
cle's editorial board re-
cently that he worked in
many counties in various
capacities before he was
appointed to his current
position as a circuit court
judge in 2007.
Hodges is running as the
incumbent against Inver-
ness attorney Denise A.


addition, he said there
were 113 juvenile cases
less than 12 months old
and 34 juvenile cases more
than 120 days old during
the last quarter ending
March 31, compared to the
232 juvenile cases less than
12 months old and 139 ju-
venile cases more than 120
days old during the same
quarter in 2007.
"This is what I've done,"
Hodges said. "I don't have
to make any promises."
Shemir Wiles is a staff
writer for the Citrus
County Chronicle, a sister
paper of the West Marion
Messenger


Hodges is running as the incumbent against Inverness attorney Denise
A. Dymond Lyn in the Group 1 race for the 5th Judicial Circuit, which
covers Marion, Sumter, Hernando, Lake and Citrus counties.


Dymond Lyn in the Group
1 race for the 5th Judicial
Circuit, which covers Mar-
ion, Sumter, Hernando,
Lake and Citrus counties.
The position is based in
Marion County
As an assistant state at-
torney, Hodges said he
handled major criminal
and homicide cases. As a
circuit court judge,
Hodges' docket includes
juvenile delinquency cases
and domestic violence


hearings. He also handles
detention decisions for ju-
veniles entering the juve-
nile detention facility in
Ocala, takes on depend-
ency hearings and civil lit-
igation if there is an
overflow and manages one-
eighth of the foreclosure
cases in Marion County
Hodges said he believes
he has the right personal-
ity to handle his docket
and that his record speaks
volumes about his capabil-


ities as a judge.
"I think I've proven I'm
able to do this job," he said.
In two and a half years,
Hodges said that he has
handled 4,000 juvenile
cases and more than 1,000
domestic violence hear-
ings.
He also said he had re-
duced the number of juve-
nile delinquency cases
from 2,683 in 2007 when he
was appointed to the
bench to 1,694 in 2009. In


Robert W. Hodges


By Shemlr Wiles
SPECIAL TO THE
MESSENGER

Denise A Dymond Lyn
first began her law career
in 1997 when she held a po-
sition in Citrus County with
the firm of Brannen, Still-
well and Perrin.
She then opened her
own law firm in Inverness
in March 2001, which pri-
marily focused on govern-
mental, real estate and
community organizations.
Now, for a second time, she


has decided to try for a
judgeship.
"The timing, I believe, is
right," she told the Chroni-
cle's editorial board re-
cently
Lyn is challenging Judge
Robert W. Hodges in the
Group 1 race for the 5th Ju-
dicial Circuit, which covers
Marion, Sumter, Her-
nando, Lake and Citrus
counties. The position is
based in Marion County
Lyn may be best known
for her representation of
the Save the Homosassa
River Alliance in two land-
use cases, the first involv-
ing the Halls River Retreat
condominium, and the sec-
ond, Homosassa Riverside
Resort. Prior to her law ca-
reer, Lyn served in the U.S.


Air Force and was a Real-
tor in Navarre.
After she started practic-
ing law, Lyn said she de-
cided to handle a wide
range of cases to help
broaden her scope in
preparation for eventually
becoming a circuit court
judge.
Lyn believes that prac-
ticing in every area of the
law is important because a
judge's docket could al-
ways change. She pointed
out that Hodges' back-
ground is strictly criminal
with very little experience
in civil or family law, ex-
cept for knowledge gained
on the bench. And while
she acknowledges han-
dling more than 4,000 juve-
nile cases in two and a half


year is impressive, she said
it is also indicative of the
complexity of the cases.
If elected judge, Lyn said
she would like to do more
to make parents more in-
volved in the juvenile
delinquency process and
encourage more mediation
in foreclosure cases.
"I have the most diverse
background," she said. "I
have a great temperament
and I have represented
many c ients My opponent
has only represented one
client in his career and
that's the state of Florida."
Shemir Wiles is staff
writer for the Citrus
County Chronicle, a sister
paper of the West Marion
Messenger


continued from Page 3

years ago, and agreed there
was nothing they could do.
Property rights were a fa-
vorite of all, but all agreed
that the county had the right
to go against any new devel-
opments.
Asked about the salary, all
said they would give some-
thing back. Smith originally
said he would only accept 1/3
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could not be used for its
many regular uses, includ-
ing bingo games.
Improvements to the
center were funded by
Hometown America, own-
ers of the community.
The improve-
ments were ap-
preciated by
those enjoy-
ing the open
1 house.
O "This is
X great ,
0 agreed
Charles and
June Craw-
ford.
Earlier in the
day, a group gathered
to watch the Rays' game
and next Saturday the
monthly coffee klatch will
meet in the refurbished
community center.


By Michel Northsea
EDITOR
There was some excite-
ment in the community of
Foxwood Farms last week
It was even cause for
a celebration in the
early evening.~1e*t~ SL

was the newly
decorated
c ommun ity
center com-
plete with a .
wide screen '
television, new
lo veseats '
counter tops, a
pool table, dart board
and ping pong table.
Residents Roger and
Karen Herrington are es-
pecially pleased with the
new look of the facility
"It looks really nice.
Weare gonH rien n. it,"
She expects her Bible
study class to take advan-
tage of the new television
set by watching some spe-
cial movies as a class," she


she don d ond sdu
pleased with the new paint
colors, which includes a
red accent wall.
During the open house,
Park Manager Howard and
Rita Mathis thanked the
rsidents who helped with

Jim Oliver was credited
with making the dartboard,
Norma Oliver helped with
the decorative touches and
Janet Black painted. Also
helping Rita Mathis were

DnenrtB lod ad Woods.i
"Everyone worked their
fannies off to get this done
as quick as we could," Rita
Mathis said.
While the project was
under way, the center


Rita Mathis,assistant park manager,thanked residents helping out in the decorating
a nd painting of the spruced up clubhouse. From left to right, are, Mathis,Ja net Black,
Norma Bullock,Jim Oliver and Don Bullock.


Snacks were served during
the open house at Foxwood
Farms for the refurbished
community center. Bud Sabin
takes a handful of chips.


Additional furniture, including this loveseat,were part of the refreshing of the com-
munity center at Foxwood Farms, Barbara Batchelder,Ieft,and Joyce Anderson, right,
enjoy its comfort.


Charles and June Crawford look at
cently installed at Foxwood Farms.


the television re-


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Norma Bullock and
Howard Mathis add some
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Ferre, Jeff Greene, Kendrick
Mleek, William Escoffery III,
William Billy Kogut and Mlarco Rubio
hope you come to the polls.
So does Don Browning, Cliff
Stearns, Brian Mloore, Alex Sink,
Mike MlcCalister, Bill MlcCollum and
Rick Scott.
So do those vying for County Com-
mission District 2 Kathy Bryant,
Christine Dobkowski, Tony Mlendola
Elicia Sanders and Les Smith. '
Especially important is the race for
school board and Dean E. Blinkhorn,
Angie Boyton, Tom Patrick, Nancy
Lefevre Thrower, Ron Crawford,
Sharon Hagen and Mlary Finley
Williams are all hoping you cast your
vote.
For the school board seats, the right
percentage of votes could make your
candidate the winner. Do we want to
settle for a small
turnout of voters
making the deci- Editorial
sion on who the I
decision makers '"
behind our children's education will
be?
Many local residents have been on
the campaign trail for months now.
They've given up their free time to at-
tend political events to meet and
greet people and ask for their vote.
They've studied the issues in an effort
to become the best qualified candi-
date.
we can thank those running for of-
fice by showing up to vote. It doesn't
take much time.
Perhaps you've already voted dur-
ing the "early voting" phase. If that's
the case, thank you for taking care of
your civic duty.
For those who haven't taken advan-
tage of the early voting option or
mailed in their absentee ballot -
Tuesday is the day.
Here in Mlarion County, 212,480 peo-
ple are registered to vote. Mlany of
those will vote for the first time. Just
as many probably won't bother to vote
- and that's a shame.
Voting is a duty for Americans. Vot-
ing honors our veterans, those still
living and those that have fallen, that
fought to preserve our voting rights.
In American, we have the right to
complain about politics. Before we
open our mouth or pick up a pen to
complain, we need to look inward. If
we didn't vote, we lost our right to
complain.
So if someone comes along and asks
you what are you doing on Tuesday -
tell them you're going to vote. Invite a
neighbor to come to the polls too
It's a trip worth the effort -


Mw e T st A aoN


PUBLISHER:
GERR Y MULLIGAN
REGIONAL MANAGER:
J 0H NPR 0V 0ST
EDITOR:
MICHEL NORTHSEA


6 Wednesday, August 18, 8010 messengermessenger MESSENGER messeng~ermesseng~ermesseng~ermesseng~ermesner ssnr


or footwear

s of pain and
matured.
s time to de-

somewhere
,me. Each of
o our efforts

pent all that
e door the
e gone?
,use, where
;he walls? Is
t he air be-


wer::epaced with flip-flops I
Along the way, there were tear
joy and our children grew and m
Then came the day when it wa
part the family home.
The military, college, or a job
else were the reasons to leave ho
those reasons was a testimony te
in the parenthood mode.
So why is it that although we s
time plotting their move out the
house seems empty when they're
Is it the quietness of the ho
music once almost vibrated off t
it because there is no drama in
cause of the need to start a manh
p one.
dels dit busi the phone i n'
ner?
This quietness around the hor
ant in small doses.
We're not running out of milk
have to lug a load of clean clothe
so I can put my clothes into the
grocery list doesn't include any o
On the downside, we can't bl
anything anymore.
Coming into the house the oth
to kick a couple pairs of shoes ou
Looking at the offending pairs
none were hers.
Hubby and I had a good laugh
that we had to do better at puttil
away.
Days later, I came home again
kick some shoes out of the w
down, I had to smile, they were
ter's. She was home for a quick
she starts classes once again.
I walked to the pantry and sta
for a few of her favorite things fo
For two days the nest isn't eml


.1 orthsea

es, it is the ultimate goal of a parent
grow up and move away.
We prepare for our children's departures
in various ways. Early on, we change their di-
apers, we care for them when they are sick
and we tell them to eat their vegetables so
they can grow big and healthy.
Then, we try to teach them to share their
toys, wash their hands often and say 'please
and thank you.'
As caring parents grooming our children
for departure, we encouraged their educa-
tion, drove them back and forth from after-
school activities, allowed for sleepovers and
served up birthday cake once a year for each
child.
We forced baths, bribed them to do their
chores, reigned over them to complete their
homework, woke them up for school and
work as necessary and cooked up grilled
cheese sandwiches at their request. We lis-
ten to their heartbreak over a break-up and
rescued them when they got stuck in places
they shouldn't have been in the first place.
Over the years little girl panties were
tossed in favor of the bikini types, swishing
pony tails were twisted-up and pinned and
lace trimmed socks with patent leather shoes


for Yours Truly. This is not being para-
unt or acellnoid, it is simply
the facts, ma'am.
In~so naIf I have any
sanity left, it is no
use is pleas-l thanks to my com-
4 puter. I firmly be-
I o loger lievee that one
3sto her bed g crazy man sur-
e drye. The rounded by 12 lit-
f hyer. wats tie dwarfs makes
ame hr forall computers in
gyce one place. Sure,
er ay Iha they all carry
It of the way.nae lieH
I ealzedDell, Aspire and other such, however, let
me assure you, this is all a ruse and is part
Sand vowed of the conspiracy
ng ourshoes The crazy man has it in for me. Any san-
ity I might have had in those thrilling days
Sand had to of yesteryear has been systematically and
ay.Looingpermanently destroyed. And the crazy
e m dagh-man, of whose name I have no idea,
visi beorelaughs hilariously at the sight of my di-
minishing sanity.
rtedlooing Just when I think I'm getting a handle
,r dinner. on using my computer, something hap-
pty. pens to that computer necessitating me
purchasing a new computer. I would not
mind buying a new computer occasion-
ally except for the fact that there is a con-
spiratorial aspect to these computers. For
It One, they know too much.
When I say they know too much, I mean
they know too much about me to suit my
fancy. And, I would like you to know, my
fancy is not easily suited.
Recently the cycle came full circle and
I had to get a new computer. My old com-
puter was just old enough and the new
computer was just new enough so that
they were incompatible. This crazy man I
referred to sits in his cave somewhere try-
ing to find a way to make improvements
completely incompatible with old com-
*ier puters.
idersThese new computers have more con-
traptions and thiggamagigs it would take
17 years of constant day and night study
to try to figure how they work. Since my
time schedule does not allow a 17-year
Study sabbatical, I have to try to do with
what I have at hand. What I have at hand
is a contrary, diabolical piece of technol-
ogy that has one purpose and that is to de-
plete any sanity I may have.
The first thing upon getting a new com-
puter is to set it up with the programs you
have finally mastered, computer pro-
he opinions grams that have assisted you in lightening
your workflow enabling you to carry on
;necessar- somewhat of a productive schedule. Pro-
grams you have come to love and are al-
rs t the most second nature to you as you use
them.
The new computer knows this. And be-
nity name, cause he knows this, he has determined
; phone that no old program will work on any new
computer. Of course, there is nothing in
d taste.the instruction manual that even hints at
this. The new computer wants you to
ntedon a spend as much time as possible trying to
week Theput the old programs that you love and ad-


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smiled because I had no idea what it
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be loaded onto the com-
puter it will never work on
the computer. No matter
mha yumden um tae h w
reload the program, it will
not work on the new com-
puter no matter how many
new drivers you download.
All of the programs for the
new computer have to be
new programs.
Finally, I had gotten my
new computer to the point
where I could use it. Sure, I
miss some of those old pro-
grams I had come to love.
But after the hassle of get-
ting this new computer up
and running, I'm just glad
that I'm able to use my
computer. But I was not at
the end of the conspirator-
ial agenda of that crazy
man.
One day, nonchalantly I
opened up my computer
and turned it on. I went to
get a cup of coffee and then
came back to sit down and
work at the computer.
When I looked at my
screen, what I saw scared
me nearly to death. It was
such a frightening thing




continued from Page 1

area students Aug. 20 5
to 7 p.m.
Marion Oaks students -
Aug. 20 -10a.m. to12 p.m.
Forest 9th graders and new
students Aug 19 3 to 5
p.m.
Erancis Marion Military
Academy Aug. 19 3 to 6
p.m.
Marion Technical Institute


that I've never come closer
to having a heart attack.
And it just stared at me.
an er sotope arsehdaing
ing I discovered a little
gadget on my computer
called a Webcam. Looking
back at me, to provide me
with one last conspirator-
ial joke, was me.
Only one person I want
looking at me. "Search me
0 God, and know my heart
try me, and know my
thoughts: And see if there
be any wicked way in me
ad l d m the '
eerlaesaingme nPesa m
139:23-24).
The only way to escape
the conspiratorial mindset
is to invite God to look into
your soul.
The Rev JamesL. Snyder
is pastor of the Family of
God Fellowship, 1471 Pine
Road, Ocala. He lives with
his wife, Martha, in Silver
Springs Shores. Call him at
352-687-4240 or e-mail
jamessnyder2@attnet. The
church website is
www whatafellowship. com.


Saul Oresky, from Silver
Spring, Mlaryland will be
the service leader for Con-
gregation Beth Israel for
the High Holiday services
to be held at Collins Re-
source Center Building
300, 9401 S.R. 200 in Ocala.
He will conduct Erev
Rosh Hashanah, Rosh
Hashanah day as well as
Kol Nidre and Yom Kip-
pur day services.
Oresky~ is a rabbinical
student at the Reconstruc-
tionist Rabbinical College
in Wyncote, Pa. and he
brings a wealth of Jewish
knowledge to the Ocala
community. Over the
course of 35 years, he has
tutored more than 300
b'nai mitzvah students
and taught in numerous


Jewish educational envi-
ronments most notably the
Shoresh Hebrew High
School in Chevy Chase,
MVd. for the last decade.
Saul has been involved in
synagogue life all of his
life and has been an active
member of Congregation
Mlishkan Torah in Green-
belt, MVd. since 1978. He
has also worked for more
than 32 years as a writer-
editor, the last 21 of which
have been at the Naval re-
search laboratory in
Washington, D.C.
Congregation Beth Is-
rael of Ocala is a liberal,
progressive, inclusive
community under the
guidance of the Jewish
Reconstructionist Federa-
tion. For further informa-


tion and service schedule,
please contact Judi at 352-
237-8277 or Estelle at 352-
861-2542.


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mire so much onto the new
computer. There's just one
problem. None of them fit
and none of them can be
loaded successfully onto
the new computer.
Just so the new com-
puter can squeeze the last
drop of sanity out he was so
arranged that one program
will be able to be loaded
onto the new computer.
What a happy experience
it is to have a program that
you can now use on the
new computer.
During this time, the
computer is smiling be-
cause he knows that even
though that program can


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the 4-H member making it
and local 4-H clubs,
Samuel said.
The event also offers the
opportunity to purchase
items for your garden.
Vendors will offer a vari-
ey of veget ble s edssaned

plant containers,
melaleuca mulch, soil
amendments, potting mix,
compost bins, fruit trees,
micro-irrigation kits, rain
barrels and other related
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available answer ques-
tions.


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In Rockford Illinois,
teams of 20 pull a plane to
raise funds for the United
Way.
In Ocala, Florida, teams
of four will drag the UPS
Nascar to raise funds for
the Mlarion County Chap-
ter of the United Way on
Saturday, Aug. 21.
The event begins at 3:30
p.m.
Each team will pay $20
to see who can pull the car
for 70-feet in the fastest
time, said Chris O'Brien,
coordinator of the fund
raiser.
O'Brien, formerly of


Rockford, promises the
event will be loads of fun
to watch.
"About 90 percent of the
teams are competitive in
nature and will want to
win. The other 10 percent
are out for fun he said.
Food will be available
for purchase and prizes
will be awarded.
Other teams are invited
to join the fun by e-mail-
ing O'Brien at co-
brien@ups.com
The pull will be held at
the Ocala Customer Cen-
ter, 300 S.W 28th Ave.


Al Pitts, are producing some
marvelous results for the
benefit of all the residents
..whether these residents are
part of the SAC and/or HOA
or even if they are not part of
either group. The recent pur-
chases for the Clubhouse are
there for all of the neighbors
to enjoy.
There's a wonderful new
Bunn coffee maker (with 4
extra carafes) that was so
very much needed. Now the
coffee will stay warm or
hot and be so much more
convenient for everyone to
use.
The fabulous new stove for


the Clubhouse kitchen is a
far cry from the "old one"
that could not be counted
upon to be correct..as far as
the oven temperature was
concerned. Obviously, that is
a real help when there is
food to be maintained at
some special temperature.
Al Pitts and Phil Geissal
went "shopping"' and brought
back the appliances much to
the delight of Ann Bruno,
Charlene Jarvis, and Dee
McNeil, the SAC committee.
"Charlene Jarvis, Ann
Bruno, and Dee McNeill
want the HOA to know how
much it means to the success


of the SAC to have a great
support system. We also want
the homeowners of Fairfield
Village to see where their
dues are going and the good
things that the HOA is doing
for us."
A special "thank you!" goes
to Pam Bruno who provided
the transportation for mov-
ing the stove into the Club-
house (her very recognizable
truck) and her assistance to
Al Pitts as he installed the
new stove. Wonderful things
happen when folks work to-
gether as we say here in Fair-
field village ...a lively place
filled with lovely people.


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hear that introduction
often, but sometimes
we might be a little skeptical
about the truth in those "re-
ports." Happily, I can attest to
the fact that there is both
truth and good news in the
latest reports about the co-
operative efforts between the
Fairfield Village HOA and
SAC.
Several months ago, the
SAC (formerly Residents'
Club) voted to "go under the
umbrella" of the HOA of
Fairfield Village. This was
done for several very good
reasons--which need not be
explained here. Suffice it to
say that the co-operative ef-
forts seem to be very suc-
cessful and are producing
real advantages for residents
of Fairfield Village.
The SAC committee made
up of Charlene Jarvis, Ann
Bruno, and Dee McNeil
working together with the
HOA Social Activities Chair,


East-West All Star game as
a rookie and in 1958 led the
league in hitting with a .355
average. "Kids nowadays
are attracted to the show-
boating of basketball and
football." After retiring
from the NBL Hair moved
back to Jacksonville and
coached baseball, basket-
ball and football; having
earned "Coach of the Year"
in 1969, and won city,
county, district and re-
gional championships.
Sharon Tamater, coun-
selor at PACE School for
Girls asked "what encour-
agement would you give to
young kids facing adver-
sity?" Reed said "be a
scholar-athlete' not just
an athlete. Need to think
about your future. Prepare
yourself for the finmsh line,
don't worry so much about
the starting line." Of the
seven, Hair graduated
from college, having
earned a Bachelor's de-
gree from A&T State Uni-
versity, North Carolina and
a Master's from the Uni-
versity of Florida.
Thanks to Hair and his
fellow NBL vets the mes-
sage hit a home run.
They hope America's
youth especially its
African American youth
learn its value and rise
above their challenges by
adapting and overcoming;
rather than being self-de-
feated and angry.

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and "play the game we re-
ally love. Prove we could
play as good as anyone in
thes m ermen are ina
league of their own in
terms of a bond that no one
else could fully realize but
them and they carry that
distinction -that honor -
with class. Jackson jokes
he holds a record that will
last forever. "I am the last
person to hit a home run in
the NBL All-Stars game
and will live out my dream

Doe nyne ekn wb k"
"Why" asks the audience.
"No more Negro League"

Atokeeh event, the six
NBL veterans signed auto-
graphs for as long as two
hours. In stark contrast to
many retired major league
stars who charge for auto-
graphs, the NBL veterans
gladly signed baseballs,
posters and trading cards
provided by Cox for free for
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City Monarchs, 1957 in the
Negro Leagues and 1958 in
the Major leagues; some
who have played against
the greats like Willie Mays.
Created by Cox Commu-
nications, the Negro Base-
ball League Project
consisted of two full days of
events on Aug.12 and 13
commencing with the com-
munity luncheon at Holi-
day Inn Suites and
Conference Center, fol-
lwed an dugrakh s s
and an appearance the fol-
lowing day at the Cal Rip-
kin 10 year-old World
Series at the Ocala Rotary
Sportsplex.
"Baseball is almost ex-
tinct in the black commu-
nities," said Hair, who due
to his impressive talent,
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as a child going with my
parents when they voted.
They went to the county
courthouse, along with
eVeryone else in the
county. I know now that
they were instilling in me
the importance of voting.
Later, when in high school,
the county placed voting
machines were set up with
dark curtain around
them so that your voting
was done in privacy. The
machines had levers be-
side each candidate and
you turned the lever beside
your choice. How times
have changed! Today, after
having name and address
verified, a computer
printed a ballot and we
took that to a small area
when we marked are
choices; after completion,
the ballot was placed into
another automated ma-
chine that accepted the
ballot and showed how
many ballots had been
placed at that location (I
was number 282).
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19th Amendment is? This
Amendment is the one that
gives women the "right to
vote." It is also known as
"The Susan B. Anthony
Amendment." The Amend-
ment was certified by Sec-


voted for the first time. Not
all states voted to accept
this Amendment. In fact,
Alabama, Georgia,
Louisiana, Maryland, Mis-
sissippi, South Carolina
and Virginia were
adamantly opposed to it.
The Tennessee state legis-
lators had a 48-48 tie vote
on the ratification with one

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McMinn County, to cast the
deciding vote. Representa-
tive Burn was only 23 years
old, so he apparently still
listened to his mother. Al-
though Mr. Burn was op-
posed to the amendment,
his mother convinced him
to approve it. With his vote,
the 19th Amendment was
ratified.
Mississippi was the last
state to ratify the 19th
Amendment; this was not
done until March 22, 1984!
That's right 1984.
Wyoming was the first
state to grant voting rights
to women and was also the
first state to elect a female
governor. Nellie Ross was
elected governor in 1924.
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female director of the U.S.
Mint from 1933 to 1953.
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Freeman and Jack Nichol-
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ing to accomplish
everything on their
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"kick the bucket." This
gives you something to
think about. I'm sure all of
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style-Antique Road Show
which will be part of Hot
Summer Night on Satur-
day, Aug. 21 from 4 to 9 p.m.
The village is located just
west of Highway 41 on
Pennsylvania Ave and the
block north on Walnut and
Cedar Streets. The streets
will bustle with barbecue
and fish dinners sold at
Abigail's Caf4 to benefit
the Annie Johnson Center
which will be celebrating
the grand opening of the
Annie Johnson Thrift Store
at 20643 W Pennsylvania.
Abigail's Caf4 will play
host to Aunt Bobby's An-
tiques who will be bringing
a wide variety of antiques.
My New Old Chair will
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school supplies to benefit
area school children who
will head back to school
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backpacks on display
where you can donate your


change and school sup-
plies for that effort.
Creations by Clovis will
be selling hot dogs, chips
and drinks out in front of
their store. Scattered
around the Village profes-
sional appraisers will be
glad to give an honest ap-
praisal of your treasures
for just $3 per item or two
items for $5. Appraisers
will be located at My Fa-
vorite Things, Two Sisters
Antiques and the Grum-
bles House barracks.
James Martin O'Neil of
Inverness will bring his
collection of antique
cameos to show and teach
about and possibly his col-
lection of antique sewing
notions. He will appraise
antique jewelry and spe-
cializes in mourning jew-
elry, enamel, onyx, cameos,
Victorian and hair jewelry.
He also knows 1825-1930
art deco, Bristol Glass pre
1950s transfer ware and
printed earthenware.
Judith Schmutzerer of
Circa 3 Enterprises, Inc.
also from Citrus County
will be appraising general


antique merchandise and
costume jewelry from 4 to
6 p.m. Judy teaches a
course on antiques for
CFCC at the Lecanto cam-
pus and has been an ap-
praiser for 30 years. Will
Moore of Will Moore Coins
of Ocala will be available
to appraise and buy coins
and gold from 4 to 9 p.m.
Rick Osterholt of Taveres
will display and teach
about antique fishing
lures. He specializes in
Creek Chub manufacturers
from 1916-1960s and Hed-
don baits and tackle and is
happy to appraise your
pieces. Also participating


in the evenings activities
will be Bob Miller who will
be appraising military
items.
Dunnellon Police De-
partment will also be on
hand with their child iden-
tity and bike safety pro-
grams which are free to the
public.
Individual collectors are
also being invited to bring
their collections to show
off to browsers and teach
about what they love and
collect. If you have a col-
lection you'd like to share,
please contact Nancy at
Grumbles House at 465-
1460. They will be on dis-


play in and around local
businesses. Antique deal-
ers will also be set up
throughout the village sell-
ing their wares to antique
lovers. Dealers can sign up
with Cheryl of Two Sisters
Antiques by calling 465-
6982.
The Community Thrift
Store, located at 11871 Illi-
nois will be celebrating as
well and will be offering 50
percent off everything in
the store between 4 and 8
p.m.
Live music will be on tap
at the stitch Niche, Abi-
gails Caf4 and Coffee Shop.
the Levee Music Bar and


Grill who will also be spon-
soring their weekly Blues,
Bikes and BBQ by Jimmy
Sparks.
Top notch food vendors
will be on hand to compli-
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fine restaurants. Signs will
direct you to convenient off
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worst things that can happen
when wildlife gets into
garbage.
To date, the FWC has not
gotten any further reports of
the bear family. And that's
good news indeed.


Fish and Wildlife Con-
servation Commission
(FWC) biologists to catch a
black bear cub in Marion
County that was days away
from death. They were ulti-
mately successful, but it took
extraordinary efforts from
both FWC employees and
local residents working to-
gether.
The 6-month-old cub, its
two siblings and mother were


regular visitors to unsecured
trash containers in a small
community near Weirsdale,
in the Ocala National Forest.
One day in late July, FWC
dispatch got a call from one
of the residents concerned
about a cub running around
with a clear, industrial-size
plastic jar stuck on its head.
The jar made it almost im-
possible for the cub to eat or
drink.
The FWC's Mike Orlando,


Brian Scheick and Cathy
Connolly, and Mike Connolly,
a bear-response agent for the
agency, knew that if they did-
n't catch the cub, affection-
ately dubbed "Jarhead," it
would die, so they developed
a plan to trap it.
"It was a lot easier said
than done," Orlando said.
"The residents were really
great about calling us when
they saw the bears, but it
seemed like we were always
about 20 minutes behind."
The team set traps in dif-
ferent areas, hoping to catch
the mother and tranquilize
her, which would then allow
them to catch the cubs. Un-
fortunately, the good mother
bear refused to be tricked by
the baited trap.
After eight days of sight-
ings, two days went by when
nobody saw the bear family.
The team feared the cub may
have finally succumbed to its
condition. Ironically, the day


the team resigned to pull the
traps and head home, Or-
lando got a call from FWC
dispatch. A resident had
called to report the bear fam-
ily was back. The team
rushed back to the commu-
nity.
Orlando found the mother
and was able to shoot her
with a tranquilizer dart.
Then Orlando and Scheick
literally caught the cubs by
surprise and managed to
grab Jarhead. But the tough
little bear lived up to its U.S.
Marine moniker and did not
give up without a fight.
Eventually, they subdued
the cub long enough to get
the jar off its head, and then
let it go to rejoin its siblings.
The team, with the help of
some concerned residents,
placed the mother bear's
sleeping body in a trap, and
eventually the cubs joined
her


After observing the family
overnight in the trap, and
making sure it was able to
nurse, biologists released the
family in a nearby, less popu-
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leg after she was tranquilized. Mike was worn out after
10 days of trying to catch this family.


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bear with the jar on its head.


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possible.
Game 2 was similar but
this time a watermelon
was passed between the
legs of the residents. Bar-
bara didn't even grease
the watermelon. Wasn't
that nice?
Now we all know that
limes are one of the es-
sential ingredient of a
good Mlargarita. Linda
and her staff deposited
some 300 lime into h
residents had to stuff as
many limes as they could
into their bathing suits.
Did tthe men have adisad-
Wow! Think of all the
Mlargaritas that could be
made ..
tThe em werehprizes f::
free class passes; water-
melon to enjoy with the
Pina Colada slushy and of
course those limes.
If you are interested in
taking more classes by
Barb, she presently does
water aerobics on MVon-
day, Wednesday and Fri-
day at 9 am. Starting in
September, she will be
doing two classes one at 9
and one at 10 on Mlonday,
Wednesday and Friday.
She needed to move to
two classes because her
classes average 30+. Get a
great workout and have
fun!
Thanks goes to Linda
MVann and her staff and of
ourse, tarsbuacra fbraccit:
ities. The Mlargaritville
aut eet tSo ifyoau ha::
a fear of Friday, the 13th, it


should be no longer after
all the fun and excitement
that was had by all on Fri-
day the 13!


One contest enjoyed
during festivities was
included passing
a watermelon.


P araskevideatia-


phobics is the name
given to people af-
flicted with a morbid, irra-
tional fear of Friday the
13th. It is said that the fear
of the number 13 dates
from ancient times. Hay-
ing a Friday, the 13th can
occur from one to three
times a year and this year
it happens once on Friday,
AS oln Creek Residents
were treated to a totally
fun event on Friday, the
13th. Fitness Diree-tor,
wt he idnaof MaeIlrgup
itville Pool Party on Fri-
day, the 13. The event took
place from to 2 to 3:30 pm
a~tuthe beautiful Elan Spa
Aerobic water instruc-
tor, Barbara Day, held
class for 50 minutes. She
choreographed her ex-er
cises to the sounds of
Jimmy Buffett. Residents
danced to songs like MVa -
garitaville, Cheese-burger
in Paradise and Fins. It
was a workout/play time
and it was enjoyed by all.
Fifty residents, many
dressed in Parrothead
gear, exercised to the
greats sounds of Jimmy
Buffett. What a way to ex-
ercise!
After the exercise, Bar-
bara had three games for
residents. In game 1 resi-
dents were divided into
four eam ezoand the lin d
back of the person in front
mnth ron eof ech sea
was given a white noodle


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Free CPR
ClaSSeS Offered
Marion -outy Fie Rs-
cue in cooperation with
Ocala Regional Medical
Center will offer free CPR
Classes in upcoming
weeks.
Instructors from Marion
County Fire Rescue and
Ocala Regional Medical
Center will teach adult,
child and infant CPR skills
that are critical in keeping
oxygenated blood flowing
to vital organs until profes-
sional help arrives. These
classes are educational in
nature and do not offer of-
ficial CPR certification.
The next class is Thurs-
day, Aug. 26, 6 p.m. at
MCFR Operations, 3230
S.E. Maricamp Road,
Ocala
Additional classes will
be offered in the fall.
For more information
and to register for a com-
munity CPR course, visit
www.marioncountyfl~org/F
ireRtescue.
Two mon hly meetingS
for A zeier' sc gor of

a loved one with Dementia
or Alzheimer's disease, or
have been recently diag-
nosed with the disease,
Emeritus Ocala West
would like to invite you to


its monthly support groups.
Emeritus Ocala West
staff will be available to
discuss our unique Join
Their Journey Program.
There is no cost to attend
this group and everyone
who is living with a friend
or family member with De-
mentia or Alzheimer's is
encouraged to attend.
Support groups are the
second Tuesday of each
month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
or the last Thursday of
every month from 5 p.m. to
7 p.m.
Please contact Phyllis
Mullins, Memory Care Di-
rector at (352) 861-4444 for
more information. Emeri-
tus Ocala West is located
9070 S.W 80th Ave., Ocala,
FL 34481.
United Way needS
tax volunteerS
United Way of Marion
County is looking for vol-
unteers who are interested
in providing certified Vol-
unteer Income Tax Assis-
tance (VITA) to Marion
county residents. VITA
sites will be located in sur-
rooun ing area st M~ain
Way office to offer free tax-
preparation services for
Marion County residents.
Orientation will be
Thursday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m.
at the United Way located


at 1401 NE 2nd St, Ocala.
For more information or
to register, contact Krista
Martin at 732-9696 ext. 215
or kmartin~uwme.org.
Organists guild
sets meetings
The Ocala Chapter of the
American Guild of Organ-
ists (AGO) cordially invites
the public to attend their
chapter meetings.
The national headquar-
ters of the AGO is located
in NYC and includes some
20,000 members. For fur-
ther information, see their
national website at
www. agohq. org.
Upcoming events in-
clude, Sun., Sept. 12, at
4pm, gather; 5pm Dinner
with the Dean: Party time!
Get acquainted! Share
ideas!
On Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3
p.m. Members Recital:
Music for Piano and Organ
St. Paul's United
Methodist Church, 800 S.E.
41st Avenue, Ocala.
For more information
call Dr. Wayne Earnest,
622-3244, extension 350.
Vendors wanted for
history festival
The Fort King Festival,
an annual event for the
Marion County Museum of
History, will be held Satur-
day, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to


4 p.m., featuring living his-
tory interpretations with
various time periods rep-
resented, demonstrations
of weaving, spinning,
coopering, blacksmithing,
and many other skills of
early settlers.
Old fashioned children's
activities will be included.
Free admission to the fes-
tival but museum admis-
sion is $2.
A chicken dinner will be
available for $8. Non-food
vendors are welcome with
a small fee to participate.
Located in the McPherson
Gov't Complex, between
Ft. King St. and S.E. 25th
Ave. Call (352) 629-2773 or
(352) 694-2529
Diffe rent location
for AFA meeting
The Red Tail Memorial
Chapter 136 of the Air
Force Association ( AFA)
will hold our September
meeting on Thursday 23
September at 6:30 p.m.
This meeting is the 4th
Thursday in September
and our meeting place will
be the Sheriff's Office

T chhng ste heSSh~er fs
office is due to the remod-
eling of the LANDMARK
Aviation Building. This is
our annual AFA Awards
meeting and several of our
members will be receiving
chapter and state AFA
awards. Come and see
who is the Red Tail Memo-
rial Chapter Member ofthe
Year?



Equipment taken
valued at $90,000

See video at
Westmarionmes-
senger. com
on Wednesday, August
12, at approximately 10
a.m., Sheriff's deputies re-
sponded to Ocala Gran
Prix race track, 4121 NW
44th Avenue, Ocala, after
an employee reported a
trailer and racing equip-
ment had been stolen.
Deputies observed the
locks to seven trailers and
two storage sheds had been
cut. A surveillance video
revealed a white male
wearing a blue t-shirt, hat
and gloves and a black


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If you've been fasci-
nated by how cold cases
are solved on television,
here's a chance to see
how they play out in real
life as law enforcement
and legal experts conduct
a class on the subject 7-8
p.m. Aug. 26 at the Master
the Possibilities campus,
8415 SW 80th St., in On
Top of the World Commu-
nities.
Marion County Major
Crimes and Cold Cases is
the first class of its kind to
be offered by the Marion
County Sheriff's Office
and will be taught by Maj.
Chris Blair, a 35-year
sheriff's office veteran.
Also part of the discus-
sion will be former Mar-
ion County prosecutor
Jim Phillips, Capt.
Tommy Bibb and retired
New York City detective
Joe Berger, who heads
the county's Cold Case

U cording to Daniel E
Dowd, director of educa-
tion for On Top of the
World Communities, the
class will cover the im-
portance of forensic sci-
ence, the chain of
evidence and the vital
role of DNA Moreover,
the panel will discuss and
answer questions about
several real-life cases and
how they were solved.
This class is open to the
public for a $5 registra-
tion fee, while residents
of On Top of the World
Communities will be ad-
mitted at no charge. Reg-
istration is available
online 24-hours-a-day at
MasterthePossibilities.co
m or by calling (352) 854-
3699.
On Top of the World
Communities, is a 12,972-
acre central Florida com-
munity that has made
education a centerpiece


of its active-adult lifestyle
with its Master the Possi-
bilities educational pro-
gram.
Located at the 12,000-
square-foot Master the
Possibilities Education
Center in the new Circle
Square Commons, the
program boasts 700
classes, presentations,
lectures and film series
annually and will gener-
ate more than 17,000 class
enrollments this year.
Seating usually is limited,
so early registration is
recommended.
About 75 percent of
Master the Possibilities
instructors have graduate
degrees, and roughly half
have taught on the college
and university levels.
Others bring to the class-
room vast practical expe-
rience derived from
careers that include the
diplomatic corps, corpo-
chteboardroon, ret
galleries and more.
The program's curricu-
lum covers a comprehen-
sive range of subjects
from civics and political
science to economics.
Also offered are courses
in health and wellness,
culture, culinary arts,
fine arts, computer tech-
nology, medicine, law,
ecology, archaeology, ge-
nealogy and a raft of
other specialties. Classes
are open to the public.
The Master the Possi-
bilities Education Center
was designed to accom-
modate small classes -
such as computer labs for
10 students and large
lectures in the Circle
Square Commons Cul-
tural Center that seats
830.
For more details on the
community, visit on-
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The Marion County Health
Department has confirmed a
positive case of Eastern
Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
in Marion County and is issu-
ing a mosquito-borne illness
advisory alerting citizens of
the increased risk of illness
from mosquito bites.
"With the confirmation of
the second case of EEE in
Marion County this month,
the Marion County Health
Department is compelled to
issue a mosquito-borne ill-
ness advisory alerting the
community of the increased
risk of transmission of illness
by mosquitoes," said Dr.
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male wearing a dark t-shirt
and striped hat with gloves
entering the trailers using a

Many of the trailers were
privately owned and stored
at the racetrack. The sus-

en sdo tiede con ai::
racing equipment. Among the
items stolen were several go
carts, racing suits, engines
and spare parts. The total
value of equipment stolen is
nearly $90,000.
The business owner of
Ocala Gran Prix is offering a
$1,000 reward to anyone with
information leading to the re-
covery of the stolen equip-
ment. Anyone with
information should call the
Sheriff's Office at (352)732-
9111 or Crime Stoppers at
(352)368-STOP to remain
anonymous.


of the Marion County Health
Department. "Citizens
should exercise precautions
to protect themselves and
their loved ones."
The positive case is the
third of the year and all three
cases have been present in
horses. The latest case was
found in a horse in the Red-


dick area.
While there is no vaccine
to protect humans from EEE,
the disease can be prevented
in horses with the use of vac-
cinations. The health depart-
ment advises the public to
remain diligent in their per-
sonal mosquito protection ef-
forts.


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