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Publication Date: September 15, 2010
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VOLUME 8, NUMBER 26
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 8010


Boot money

Page 8


Pet SpotligSht

Page 10


During today's board meeting,
Assistant County Administrator
Bill Kauffman introduced Mar-
ion County's new Sustainable
Growth Manager, Rick Michael,
56.
Michael will help Marion
County leaders continue their
quest to stimulate diversified
and sustainable economic devel-
opment and create jobs. Michael
replaces Lucienne Gaufillet who
resigned in July
Since 1983, Michael has


worked in a variety of economic
and business development ca-
pacities in Pennsylvania and
Florida for communities ranging
in size from 100,000 to 1 million
citizens.
During the last eight years, he
served Volusia County govern-
ment, establishing Volusia's first
Department of Economic Devel-
opment.
During his tenure with Volusia
County, Michael said his eco-
nomic development program


generated millions in new capi-
tal investments for manufactur-
ing facilities, equipment and
machinery, resulting in thou-
sands of high wage jobs. He also
st~rauc d, h nre sd of a rec on
new shovel-ready industrial
parks.
Michael said Marion County is
known for its natural resources
but recognized its central loca-
tion as one of its best assets to en-
tice potential employers.
"Marion County is logistically po-


sitioned," he said. "We can either
enhance existing opportunities
and future reuse of current de-
velopment or we can add to the
existing infrastructure through
the infusion of new opportuni-
ties.
"Either choice must meet the
demands of our changing econ-
omy through use of new tech-
nologies and competition with
other areas."
Michael's starting salary is
$70,012.80.


Drama students at West Port High School feign excitement over the action on the big screen. Saturday the students are hosting a fund raising effort designed to attract video
gamers of three different gaming systems.Those excited students include Reid Shelley with the controller. Front row, left to right, Osmar Toucer, Basia Delando and Traci Free-
man. Second row, same order, are Emma McDonell, Anna Silberman,Julio Chavez and Dylan Sawyer. Back row includes, Ieft to right, Ethan Pearson, Savannah Hirst and Alex
Feliciano.


Michel Northsea
EDITOR

A bright pink flyer hang-
ing on various bulletin
boards around West Port
High School advertises
"Gamer Overload."
Imagine watching the ac-


tion figures of your favorite
game not only on a projec-
tion screen but a "giant"
projection screen. The
screen typically used for
showing educational
movies in the school's au-
ditorium will be repur-
posed for the day on


Saturday, Sept. 18.
On that Saturday, the au-
ditorium, at least for a por-
tion of the day, will be the
setting of video game
tournament.
"We were trying to come
up with things that
teenagers like to do," ex-


plained Julio Chavez, pres-
ident of the school's drama
club. "So we came up with
playing video games, at
least for the boys and...eat-
ing."
In keeping with that
thought, the drama stu-
dents are hosting "Gamer


Overload."
So for $10 each, and a re-
entry fee of $5 per game,
gamers can play Halo 3 on
the XBOX gaming system,
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
on the PS3 gaming system
and Super Smash Brothers
Brawl on the Wii gaming


system.
Players should bring
their own game controllers
for the tournament, Chavez
said.
The tournament is
scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4

Please see GAME, Page 2


and participants are to report to
time lunhso'o n houc pvr orto te
$25 plus the park user fee and it
covers your kayak, paddle, life
jacket and snacks. Pre-registration
required. To register please con-
tact the Marion County Parks and
Recreation Department, 111 SE
25th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471 or call
Cathy Norris 352-671-8560 -

Please see SPRINGS, Page 2


Sept. 16 and 17, 10 a.m. -
Guided tube float, Rainbow River.
This float will discuss the Rainbow
River and surrounding ecosys-
tems, proper watering and fertil-
izer use and how to recreate in the
river without damaging the re-
source. Tubes and transport do-
nated by Dragonfly WaterSports.
Regular $2 fee applies. No dispos-


able containers allowed on the
river. Contact Rainbow Springs
State Park 352-465-8555 or Nicky
Aiken, 352-465-8539 -
nicky.aiken~dep.state.fl.us
Sept. 17, 9:30 a.m. Kayak Out-
ing, K.E Hole, Rainbow River -
Marion County will offer kayak
outings on the Silver and Rainbow
rivers. Launch time is at 9:30 a.m.


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SERVING THE COMMUNITIES & BUSINESSES BETWEEN SR 200 AND US 27




New sustainable growth manager joins county staff


Game



Time


Gamers wanted on Saturday



Improv on stage in the evening


Events reminder of springs
EDITOR

Cooler temperatures may or may not come with the month of
September but one thing that is certain is the Marion County
Springs Festival.
Typically a weekend event, this year, a month of activities is
planned centering on Marion County's springs.
"The United States Forest Service, Marion County and the two

Please see EVENTS, Page 11I


Schedule of Events Springs Festival





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ley at 291-4000.
Later that evening, the
professional theatre group
Second Thought Improv
will be live on stage at 7
p.m. for a family friendly
show. Tickets are $10 for
adults and $8 for students
and senior citizens.
The drama club students
heading to Scotland and


England in 2011 are hoping
Saturday's events will help
them raise money for that
trip.
The magnet school for
the arts' theatre depart-
ment, under the direction
of Janet Shelley, was se-
lected to perform at the
Edinburgh Fringe Festival


in August 2011 as part of
the American High School
Theatre Festival. The
board of advisors selected
the school for the honor
"Out of 1 500 hgh
schools nominated from
the United States and
Canada, West Port was one
of 75 schools selected to


perform," said Shelley
The school was nomi-
nated by Mary Britt of the
Ocala Civic Theatre and
Professor Earl Weaver of
the University of Central
Florida for the honor.
On Sept. 24 students are
planning a Howling at the
Moon event for dog lovers,
Chavez said.


The trip is expected to
cost $6,000 for each student
going. Fund raising efforts
are being planned to help
offset much of the cost.
Both students and par-
ents are "heavily involved"
in the fund raising efforts,
Shelley said.
West Port High School is
at 3733 S.W 80th Avenue.


Cost is $10 per person. Limit
of25 boats. Guided by Mickey
Summers and Captain Vmnee
Druding. Reservations are
required; contact Capt. Vince
at 352-671-7140.
Net. 25,a ta.m. e Florid
trip The September FNPS

tre tiate Fr st. Th 4d40
acre forest was purchased in
2007 and 2008 to protect Sil-
vernSprings. Fu din~g ame
program and Marion County,
with assistance from The Na-
ture Conservancy and the
Silver Springs Working
Grop
Th historical natural
community is mainly sand-
hill, with exam les of sink-
hoes, basin marsh
mee essian omarslheso nad

poe t is Anotiher Lunique
sinkhole lake located east of
Baseline Road (County Road
35). Because of prescribed
burning last spring, field trip-
pers can expect to see a nice
selection of fall flowering
composites and sandhill
grse.If the i timw
cas wk out teoth~ee of wre
ate cemetery and see the
Balduina uniflora blooming
there.
Meet at the gate east of
Baseline Road a half mile
south of Anthony-Burbank
road at 9 am. If you have any
questions, contact Charlie
Pedersen at
dersc~~doacs.state.fl.us/352.9
55.2253.
Sept. 25 and 26 Free Ad-
mission to select Marion
County Parks, Carney Island
Recreation & Conservation
Area, K.E Hole Park, Horse-
shoe Lake Park and Ray Way-
side Park (Ocala Boat Basin)
will offer free admission to
oneucar (uprto8 po le) itth
Contact Dan Burleigh, 352-
671-8560 or
daniel.burleigh~marion-
countyfl.org
Sept. 25 Wrap Up Event
for the Ninth Annual Marion
County Springs Festival,
Ocala's Downtown Square.
Entertainment, Silent Aue-
tion, Art show, Winners of the
Spring into Action, Marion
County Student Art and
SpringSong Contests. Ex-
hibits on the Floridan
Aquifer and more. Contact
Nicky Aiken, 352-465-8555 or
nicky.aiken~dep.state.fl.us


Motorists ante up cold hard cash to help fill the boots for the MDA. Firefighter/ Para-
medic Tony Bredow collects from a truck driver.
zation dedicated to con-
quering neuromuscular I"
diseases that affect more
thhaen a 11coion m eritchanse I
diseases through research
and comprehensive med-
ical and community serv-
ices. While MCFR
firefighters raise funds and
support for the MDA, re-
sponse to emergencies and
safety remains the top pri-
ority. At no time during the
"Fill the Boot" campaign
was MCFR service af-
fected.


MARION COUNTY FIRE RESCUE PHOTOS
Firefighter/Paramedic
Tony Bredow and Lt.
Thomas Cunningham walk
to the fire truck with cash
they collected for M.D. A.


GAME

continued from Page I

p.m. Prizes will be
awarded to the winner of
each tournament.
For more information on
the tournament call Shel-


Firefighters


boots heln

MDA

The cash has been
counted and coins col-
lected for Marion firefight-
ers' "Fill the Boot"
campaign benefiting the
Muscular Dystrophy Asso-
ciation, or MDA, and the
results add up to
$42,982.50.
Marion County Fire Res-
cue and the International
Association of Firefighters
(or IAFF) Local 3169 hit
the streets for a three-day
campaign last week, rais-
ing money and support for
ref hDA rshile 2c4unty
tions participated in the
drive, Friendship Station
21 collected the most cash,
raising $5,106. 70.
For more than 50 years,
fire rescue agencies across
the country have partici-
pated in "Fill the Boot"
campaigns. Last year,
MCFR raised $50,000,
landing them a top 100
ranking (No.73) in MDA
Boot Drive Fundraising ef-
forts nationwide. MCFR
has raised more than
$180,000 for the MDA dur-
ing the seven years Marion
has participated in the do-
nation collection program.
All proceeds go to the
MDA, a non-profit organi-


SPRINGS

continued from Page 1


-,,thy norris~marioncoun-
ty S. 18, 9 a~m. Guided
Natural Walk Indian Lake
State Forest -led by Charlie
Pederson, Division of
Forestry, this is the newest
State Forest in Florida. For-
merly known as the Avatar
Property and scheduled for
development; the state and
Marion County acquired the
property for springs protec-
tion. Currently, the forest is
not set up for day use, but you
can hike this area as a spe-
cial feature of the Marion
County Springs Festival. Con-
tact Charlie Pederson at ped-
er @~doacs.state.fl.us for

Sept. 18 Rainbow
Springs Day at Rainbow
Springs State Park Visit
Ramnbow Springs State Park
for a day of environmental
music and talks. Bring your
lawn chair and cooler to set-
tle in for a day of great local
music dedicated to presery-
ing our natural resources.
Regular $2 admission per
person. Contact Nicky Aiken,
352-465-8555 or
nicky. aiken~ dep. state. fl. us
Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to noon,
Juniper Springs Recreation
Area Ocala National For-
est Symposium: Consider-
ations for incorporating
ecotourism and recreation
into a fragile aquatic ecosys-
tem. Includes information on
the history of Juniper
Springs, flora and fauna, sur-
face to groundwater, infra-
structure development and
carrying capacity. At noon is
the grand re-opening of Ju-
ni r Sprin'gseRtec eati n
SerVed. 1:30 p.m. Field Stud-
ies and Walking Tour For
all three events please RSVP
to Rosie Burlock, Lake
George District Ranger Sta-
tion, 352-625-2520, ext. 2562
or email; rburlock~fs.fed.us
Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m. full
moon guided canoe, kayak
tour, Silver River State Park
- Meet at the park at 6:30
p.m. We will transport your
boat to the water, drive your
car to Ray Wayside Park
(Ocala Boat Basin) and we
will drive you back to SRSE
Everyone must wear PFD.












































Fr00 InVeStment Reviews

352-237-2008 800-757-3129
8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala FI 34481
www.edwardjones .com
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Friday are fun days for
adults this fall at the MVar-
ion County Public Library,
Headquarters-Ocala loca-
tion.
These programs con-
tinue through Oct. 22, at 11
a.m.
Each Friday adults can
take part in the brand new
"Friday Variety Hour,
with innovative program-
ming that offers a blend of
con temporary and nostal-

cAll pograms take place
at 11 a.m. on Fridays. Pro-
gram schedule is as fol-
lows:
Sept. 17: "Retro Game
Show" Enjoy a blast
from the past with this en-
tertaining spoof on the old
game show "I've Got a Se-


Her man s

Hermit

coming to

Circle Square

Peter Noone is a multi-
talented entertainer, who
ha been rdel lhin luiae

the age of fifteen, Peter
achieved international
fame as "Herman," the

led sn erp o he leg
classic hits included: "I'm
Into something Good,"
"Mrs. Brown, You've Got A
Lovely Daughter" and "I'm
Henry VIII, I Am" just to
name a few. Ultimately,
Peter Noone and Herman's
Hermits have sold over
sixty million recordings
and are still delighting au-
diences of all ages to this
day.
Tickets are $35 for non-
residents of the On Top of
the World communities.
OTOW residents pay
slightly less.
This is sure to be a great
night of music that you
don't want to miss. See
Herman's Hermits starring
Peter Noone live on Friday,
Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Circle
Square Cultural Center lo-
cated at 8395 S.W. 80th St,
Ocala. For more informa-
tion visit: www.CSCultural-
Center.com, or call
352-854-3670.


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IIxpo

with all area high school
students and their fami-
lies.
College-bound students,
as well as those interested
in career exploration and
job opportunities, will find
valuable information at
the Expo.
The public is invited to
attend the free event.


Mlarion County Public
Schools and the College of
Central Florida present
Careers and Colleges Expo
2010 on Thursday, Sept. 23,
5:30 to 8 p.m.
The event, sponsored by
the Guidance Departments
of all Mlarion County pub-
lic high schools and CF,
takes place in the Ewers


Century Center (in the
Klein Conference Build-
ing) on CF's Ocala campus
(3001 S.W. College Rd.).
Representatives from
dozens of educational in-
stitutions, businesses, pro-
fessional and government
organizations, and the mil-
itary will be on-hand, shar-
ing valuable information


Two Ocala firefighters were recognized for heroism during a recent Ocala City Coun-
cil meeting. Earlier this year firefighters Anthony Ortiz and Eric Morton were part of
a tea m that responded to a house fire where they removed a n elderly occu pa nt.They
were presented a Fi rema rk Awa rd for Heroism by Ch ristopher Kent of Liberty MutualI
I nsu ra nce Com pa ny. Pictured from left to rig ht a re, Kent, Fi re Chief Da n Gentry, Ortiz


cret" as local contestants
attempt to stump the
panel of judges.
Sept. 24: "The Art of
Bookmaking" Impress
your friends with exqui-
site but surprisingly sim-
ple to make books.
Oct. 1: "Retro Game
Show" Its Password
play-offs.
Oct. 8: "Crafts for a
Cause: Warm Up Amer-
ica" Bring in your scrap
yarn, and join others in
knitting and crocheting an
afghan for a local charity.
Oct. 15: "Ready, Set, Im-
prov with Cate O'Brien" -
Freshen up your act with
some new improvisational
techniques taught by a
renowned acting teacher.





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Paper Folding" Learn
the basics of origami and
projects you can do for the
holidays.
The headquarters li-
brary is at 2720 E. Silver
Springs Blvd.
For more information on
this or other programs and
services provided by the
Mlarion County Public Li-
brary System, call 352-671-
8551 or visit the website at
http ://library marionc oun-
tyfl.org.


The CF Institute at the Col-
lege of Central Florida will
offer an Entrepreneur Acad-
emy beginning Saturday,
Sept. 18, to guide new busi-
ness owners and operators in
implementing a successful
business venture.
Classes will be held from 9
a.m. to noon on Saturdays
through Oct 30 and will meet in
the Enterprise Center at the
Ocala Campus, 3001 S. College
Road. The course fee is$148.
In seven, three-hour ses-
sions, participants will ex-
plore topics including.


Managing Your Personal Fi-
nancial Condition, Determin-
ingthe Barriers to Entering a
Market, Refining the Busi-
ness Idea, and more. The Per-
sonal Financial Management
segment of the class is of-
fered in cooperation with the
University of Florida Marion
County Extension of the In-
stitute of Food and Agricul-
tural Sciences.


Participants will have an
opportunity to meet local en-
trepreneurs and representa-
tives from other
organizations associated with
small businesses including
SCORE, Small Business De-
velopment Center and Small
Business Administration.
For information or to reg-
ister, visit CFItraining.cf.edu
or call 352-873-5804.


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Info offered on careers,


colleges in


and Morton.Standing in the backs Mayor Randy Ewers.
Variety Hour aimed at adults .
Classes focus on starting
g a business


Oct 22: "Creased Light-


John M. Boyett, Jr.
Financial Advisor


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SAccepting NewPatients

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WEST MARION
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The West Marion Messenger is a free community newspaper covering
news of communities west of Ocala including Fore Ranch, Stone Creek,
Fairfield Village, Ocala Palms, Timberwood, Falls of Ocala, Foxwood Farms
and Golden Hills.
Postmaster: Entered as Third Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla.,
34477.
Problems getting the Messenger: If your community is listed above and
the Messenger is not delivered to you or you are having trouble getting the
paper from boxes around the S.R. 40 and SR 27 areas, call 854-3986.
CONTACT IN~ORitA TION
(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-92T77
8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481
*Editor -Michel Northsea
'Insi& 2 Sae fic Con a ator P ulne Moore
*Advertising Sales-Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile
*Regional Manager- John Provost
Deadline for news:
Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication.
TPDF Member of the Community Papers of Florida
I want to get news Deadline for
in the Nlessenger. Advertising
Call editor Michel Northsea at
352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to Casfe edrAs
ed itor@ westmarion messenger com ClsiidRae d
Community news and photos must be received by 4 pm Friday
Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos
may be left at the IMessenger off ice in Kingsland Display Ads
Plaza. AI| contributions are subject to editing for 5 m, Thursda
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Ocala Palms


Having a wonderful time are Harold and Janet PiC
Mcryo Spill ic~iams who celebrate their 60th wedding anniver-



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Dancing happily here are Celia and Neal Cunningham.


Having fun are (left to right) Stan and Mary Ellen Misi-
aszek and Jim and Cheryl Levandoski.

Photos by Catherine Donohue


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Dancing swimmingly at pool p arty

Ocala Palms residents enjoyed a summer evening by the pool the last Friday of August.
Rain didn't dampen the spirits of those in attendance.
The evening ended with many taking a splash in the pool.


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Karen Snelson setting up the table for the salad social.


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Saturday, September 18 10:30 A.M.

Dunnellon Public Library
MRIn Meeting Room
20351 Robinson Road
(352 438-2520
Meet the Author:
Mr. Art AdkinS, Author of
Oasis Project, the sequel, Power Grid is now
Working on M~ind Games.
See his website at www.artadkins.com
Sponsored by Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library


Don Eirtle, pictured, along with Larry Singer, were the
grill masters of 260+ hot dogs during the Garden Club
picnic.


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Stone Cr~Eek


rah Jones, Debbie Beitil,
and Karen Snelson of the
Social Committee for mak-
ing this event such a suc-
cess. Deborah and Karen
are new to the Social Com-
mittee who are always
looking for new members.
These are the wonderful
women and men who plan,
work and clean-up at the
many events we come and
enjoy while they do all the
work to make it possible.
Then on Thursday, Sept.
2, the Garden Club had
their first picnic and fund
raiser for the Reflection
Park that they will build


rhenet em un t e
chaired by Linda Fiorella,
and members Connie
Drake, Rita Levy, Patricia
Gizzi and Terry Quinn have
been working most of the
summer on the details of
the park. After receiving
approval from Peggy Ha-
worth, community man-
ager, the committee
decided to have a picnic
fundraiser. This picnic was
held at the outdoor Pavil-
ion.
The cost was $5 and 181
residents took part in the
picnic. Residents got a bar-


gain for their $5. There
were appetizers of cheese,
crackers, tomato and moz-
zarella balls with roasted
peppers, along with the
traditional hot dogs, baked
beans, roasted vegetables,
cole slaw, two different
pasta salads, and two dif-
ferent potato salads. Of
course, the day could not
end without watermelon
and desserts.
There were great door
prizes plants. There
were contests and Tony
Noto guessed the closest to
the number of wine corks
in the jar and was awarded


t corr eass 137 Geat
timating, Tony!
Linda would like to
thank the following club
members for their hard
work in making the picnic
a success: Bob Fiorella,
Bee Bovin, Linda Cooper,
Mary Cox, Connie Drake,
Ken Eberly, Don and
Karen Eirtle, Patricia
Gizzi, Gretchen LaSasso,
Rita Levy, Bernie Messer,
Terry Quinn, Joyce and
Bill Troxell, Rita and Larry


Jennifer Giraldo
launched the idea of
a salad get together. This
took place on Tuesday
Aug. 31 in the ballroom of
the Reunion Center. She,
along with some members
of the Social Committee
provided the lettuce, dress-
ings and drinks. Each resi-



tdoepings as thirty-five resi-
The toppings ranged
from te customary car-
r tsh cucu bers,icoma oes
do te more exot lk sud
a lechookm h ts a sme
it rsting ches. It wa
Sgre t afternoon t shwas
a salad lunch and friend-
ship with neighbors. This
was a free event and Jen-
nifer is looking into doing
other such gatherings.
Thanks to Jennifer for
the great idea and Debo-


Working behind the scenes were, left to right, Deborah Jones, Debbie Beitil, Karen
Snelson Social Committee members and Jennifer Giraldo, Life Style director.


Singer. Arlene and Jerry
Bindell, Nancy Ko, Dave
and Carol Fitch, Gretchen
and Bob LaSasso, Bernie
and Dana Messer, Cliff and
MaryEllen Pfeffer, Virginia
Rodner, Ron Baron and Ar-
lene Deichman. She also
extends her thanks to the
residents who came out


and supported the event.
Linda would like to invite
you to the Garden Club's
next fund raiser. It will be
a Garden Party Reception
and Auction.


Save the Dates:
Upcoming Events
Wednesday, Sept. 15 -
Home and Garden Show
Wednesday, Sept. 22 -
Kayak Lessons


The Arnette House
will participate in Mlacy's
fifth annual "Shop For a
Cause" charity shopping
event, which has raised
more than $34 million for
local charities across the
country since 2006. This
year's Shop For A Cause
will take place at all
Mlacy's stores and on
macys.com on Saturday,
Oct. 16, 2010 and also se-
lect stores on Friday,
Oct.15, 2010.
Customers who want to
purchase a ticket to ben-
efit the Arnette House
can call MVatt Mlatthews
at 622-6135 or e-mail
mmatthews~iarnette-
house.org for more infor-
mation. Supporters who
have purchased a Shop
for a Cause pass can log-
on to www~macys.com to
find their nearest Mlacy's
store.


The Arnette House
was founded in 1981 and
provides: 24-hour walk-
in emergency shelter for
youth; counseling to help
families resolve crisis
situations and remain to-
gether; group homes for
youth ages 13-17; and
transitional and inde-
pendent living for youth
ages 16-24. The facility
also participates in "Pro-
ject Safe Place," so chil-
dren in trouble may gain
access to Arnette House
by entering any local
business or public build-
ing displaying the spe-
cial "Safe Place" symbol.
The mission of the Ar-
nette House is to protect
the public by preventing
juvenile delinquency
and child abuse through
the strengthening of
youth and families in the
community.


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children comes naturally for

It is oneo thae fir steps to teaching
children about the enjoyment of read-
ing. Most of us take the skills we use to
read a child's book for granted. We
read the book without giving it a sec-
ond thought.
To some, the act of reading is not
simple. Reading a book isn't possible.
Nineteen percent of our residents
can't read.
That's a number that should inspire
each and every one of us to do some-
thing to bring that number down.
Already more than 80 volunteers are
tutoring adults one-on-one with the
Mlarion County Literacy Council Inc.
Besides teaching reading, adults are
also helped to pass their high school
equivalency exam if necessary and to
learn English.
People learning I Edtra
and improving IEioil
their basic skill '
level have a better
chance to get a better paying job.
In addition, having a good labor pool
to pull workers from is something a
company looks for before relocating. It
doesn't make sense for someone to go
to the expense of moving to an area
and then not be able to fill the job of-
fered
It takes volunteers to get the job
done of helping someone improve
their basic skills.
As with any organization, including
the literacy council, more volunteers
are always welcome and now more
than ever financial resources are also
most welcome.
With everyone facing tighter budg-
ets, money to give to worthy causes is
not as plentiful as it once was. Couple
that scenario with more people need-
ing financial help and social type pro-
grams to keep the power turned on it
is no wonder that such agencies are
strapped for money too.
Mlarion County's United Way pro-
gram helps fund many social programs
here in Mlarion County. By supporting
United Way we are in turn support-
ing the many organizations it supports.
When the opportunity presents it-
self, like eating out at a certain restau-
rant on a specific night because a
portion of the proceeds will benefit the
United Way, or by writing a check -we
need to help.



Mw e T Mv A aoN


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


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'Sickle Cell Heroes' needed
September is Sickle Cell Awareness
Month. There are about 70,000 Ameri-
cans who have this condition, which oc-
curs in one of every 500 African
American births making it one of the
most common genetic diseases in the
U.S.
It affects the oxygen-carrying red
blood cells and may trigger painful and
life-threatening situations, including
crisis. The most common treatment for
patients, both during crisis and as a
preventive step, is blood transfusion.
For some patients, blood transfusions
are needed every month,
This large number of transfusions
brings it own problems, some of which
can be lessened by receiving blood
from closely matched donors. Life-
South calls these donors Sickle Cell
Heroes, and more are needed. Simply
by donating blood, you can find out if
you are one of these special lifesavers.
So, this month remember those with
sickle cell disease and help them by do-
nating blood.
Sincerely,
J.B. Bowles
LifeSouth South Florida
DistrietDirector


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both enjoy reading and one of us r
question if he or she is still with ul
not. Now we know where to turn to
the answer.
Recently I received a press rele
from the Sea Turtle Conservancy w;
ing us to let you know about the third

nm gato rmadratho onr 1neaat at ud
tles.o rg
They have these 10 little animated
tles telling you where they are in
marathon in their best turtle voices.
"marathon" will be online for th
months in hopes to grab some mo

Som days you can see photos of 1
live turtles in their natural habitat at
National Geographic website. They h
special link to their Photos of the I
Then they break down the photos in
ferent categories. Looking at the web
the word "wow" may escape from y
lips. You can find the photogra
through nationalgeographic.com ;
follow the link to the right.
Seeing some of the photos of anim
may make you think it's not safe to le
your home. Here in Ocala we prob~
need to beware of other motorists. To
where the accidents are check out
website http://www.flhsmu~gov/fhp/t
fic/ and then click on the county yol
interested in. The website lets you kr
where the accident is and if there
roadblock or injuries.
If you want to know where fire res
is going try this site: marionco
tyfl. 0rg/firecallIs/Firescan. aspx

Please see GAMES, Pa


f you are somewhat a typical house-

threeou oso ayetoo vn
Perhaps it sits on a desk, or on your
lap. Hewlett Packard makes some, so
does Apple, and now lots more compa-
nies make them.
They even come in a variety of sizes
now and this is one area where bigger is
not necessarily better. MVany think
smaller, over larger, is the best.
Yes, we're talking the handy-dandy
home computer.
Recently one of my cohorts, Jim Clark
editor of the South Mlarion Citizen wrote
a column about different websites and I
thought the same would work for me.
Being older than me he admits that he
now takes an interest in obituaries more
than ever. So much so that he checks out
a website deadoraliveinfo.com -
from time to time to feed that morbid in-
terest.
Despite my attempts to poke a little
fun his way I can see where this could
be a handy website to know about. Some-
times my husband and I get started on a


A way out


Sis If I were president Obama I would
read up on how ED.R. got us out of the
cue Great Depression. As I understand it,
'un- he did not succeed at first.
Then he had Congress pass two acts:
1) The CCC Reforestation act. All
ge 7 young boys graduating from high
schools had a job awaiting them. This
act served two purposes it put men to
work and secondly it beautified some
western states with forestation.
2) The WEA. Act: One of the projects
Sof the WEA. was constructing the Blue
SRidge Parkway on the ridge of the Blue
Ridge Mlountains. The result of this act
was the Blue Ridge Parkway. All Sum-
mer long Americans travel this beauti-
ful highway and most don't realize it
came about as a result of ED.R.'s plan
to put guys to work. He got on the radio
frequently with his famous fireside
chats to assure Americans that "We
have nothing to fear but fear itself."
.In the U.S.A. there are oddles of jobs
like ED.R's three C.C.C. camps and
rs Blueridge Parkwaythatneeddoing.
You can accuse me of being naive but I
am going to suggest one of them. We
have a water problem all over the coun-
try. MVy suggestion will save water. Put
men to work and help the economy.
MVost golf courses use clean drinking
water to water golf courses. Some golf
courses already use a system of recy-
cled water. The reason more don't do it
is because of the expense. Have Con-
gress pass a bill giving golf course own-
ons ers a loan with a modest rate of interest
to install what is needed for such a sys-
ar- tem.
Finally, appoint a good practical
housewife as secretary of labor. Why?
Sometime my wife hates to come home
because when there she sees all that
me, has to be done. MVy wife never lets me
forget that a women's work is never
done. Women see when work needs to
be done. Congressmen can't see past
their nose. That is why a good practical
~he housewife makes a good secretary of


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messengermessenger MESSENGER messeng~ermesseng~ermesseng~ermessengemsermerssnr Wednesday, September 15, 8010 7




Loco pastor burns his hand in loud protest


me out of many embar-
rassing situations.
The more I thought
about this, the more the
idea pleased me. MVy wife
has been working hard
lately and I thought she
about needed a nice little
surprise from Yours Truly.
I was the man for the job.
I had to la thi oea
tion down to ahe ilsatpser
ond. I knew at the outset
thi Ioud be diffi 1lt but
this waouf eId chu t, 11
eortpha wo ewe
wI knew my wife was
going to be out of town for
most of the day, which
gave me plenty of time to
put my lan into action.
SThe frst thing on my
agenda was to go to the
grocery store and buy all
the necessary ingredients
for my barbecue. This was
going to be a barbecue to
end all barbecues. I love it
when a plan comes to-
gether
I bought some wonder-
ful looking steaks, sweet
potatoes for roasting (my
wife loves sweet potatoes),
and equal portions of po-
tato salad and coleslaw.
"Having a barbecue?"
the cashier said with a
smile that almost touched
behind her head.
"Yea, I am surprising my
wife with a barbecue sup-
per."
"You have any charcoal
for your grill?"
Whoops, that was not on
my list, but I am sure glad


coal and commenced to
strike a match. Nothing.
I struck another match
and had the same results.
With a little bit of panic I
looked at my watch and
knew that my wife would
be coming home soon. I
struck another match and
still the charcoal did not
light. I sprinkled a little
more lighter fluid on the
charcoal and struck an-
other match. Nothing.
I was beginning to run
out of time. I took the
lighter fluid and emptied
the entire can on my char-
cal and asI did it, I h ard
my wife's car come into
the driveway. I knew I had
to fly into action now.
I struck the match and
touched it to the charcoal
and the last thing I re-
hmbe dwastea rf ashe
ploding noise in my ears.
Then I felt pain. Pain in
my right hand.
I looked at my right
hand and saw that it was


aflame and burning rather
nicely. Then my wife came
through the back door
onto the patio just in time
to see me dance and yell
like a banshee.
The charcoal in the grill
was all ablaze and my
right hand burning out-of-
control my wife had the
audacity to look at me and
say, "Whatcha you doing?"
As we were eating our
potato salad and coleslaw,
I thought of a Bible verse.
"Wherefore let him that
thinketh he standeth take
heed lest he fall." (1
Corinthians 10:12 KJV).
MVy problem is I think
too much.
The Rev James L. Sny-
der is pastor of the Family
of God Fellowship, 1471
Pine Road. He and his wife,
M~artha, live in Silver
Sprmngs Shores. Call him at
687-4240, or e-mail jamess-
nyder2@att~net. The
church Web site is
www!whatatellowship. com.


she mentioned it. I went
back, got a bag of charcoal
and brought it up to the
cashier. As she was ring-
ing it up she said, "Do you
have enough lighter fluid
to get all of the charcoal
burning?
Whoops, that was not on
my list either. I ran back
and got a can of lighter
fluid for the charcoal.
Everything seemed to
be in order, I paid the
cashier and as I headed
for the door, I was
whistling a familiar tune.
It was a long time since I
had done anything like
this, and I was rather
proud of myself for think-
ing it up all by myself. It
only goes to show what a
tper on coan do whn hey
It took some doing, but I
finally extracted the bar-
becue grill from the back
corner of the garage and
set it up on the back patio.


The steaks are really
going to be good tonight, I
thought to myself. Is my
wife ever going to be sur-
prised.
Another key to this
whole surprise element
was time. I wanted to time
it so that when my wife
came through the door
she would smell the bar-
becue burning. The first
thing I needed to do was
get the barbecue grill
working in fine order. I as-
sembled what I consider
the proper amount of
charcoal on the grill, set
the bag down and picked
up the can of lighter fluid.
While I was working, I
begin to muse within my-
self and thought that bar-
recea t rillinman. c
things we may not be able
to do, but when it comes to
a barbecue grill, a man is
a man. I splashed a little
lighter fluid on the char-


. g I


Every now and then,
my mind, it endures a
lonely existence and rat-
tles around long enoughto
mrh ito smth n
muit dife oensowme ning
comes out than what went
in.
I am not quite sure
when this thought entered
my mind, but when it
came out of my mind it in-
duced me to surprise my
wife with a barbecue sup-
per. When this thought
first raised its head, I was
pleasantly surprised that
I, on my very own, could
come up with such a good
idea.
The key to this surprise
barbecue supper was not
letting my wife know
about it. I must admit that
I am not very successful
when it comes to covert
operations. I do not think
my wife is psychic, but she
seems to know what I am
going to do before I actu-
ally do it. This has helped


GAMES

continued from Page 6

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made by our commission-
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share their thoughts be-
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We welcome them back to
their homes here in one of
the best places to be in all of
Florida.
Recent activities at the
Fairfield Clubhouse have
shown a renewed interest by
some of our less frequently
noticed neighbors. What a
wonderful surprise this is for
the Social Activities Commit-
tee made up of Charlene
Jarvis, Ann Bruno, and Dee
McNeill.
At our big Labor Day cele-


bration held Sunday after-
noon, Sept. 5, Charlene
Jarvis was almost over-
whelmed by the number of
people who joined in to
make the afternoon a rousing
success for everyone who at-
tended. This was even more
appreciated because of the
fact that Ann Bruno had been
called out of town by the
death of a close family mem-
ber and Dee McNeill had a
serious injury to her leg and
was unable to walk.


Charlene Jarvis (SAC
chair) commented enthusias-
tically, "I want to thank all
the people who came out Sat-
urday to help set up for the
Labor Day celebration and
then returned to make every-
thing run so smoothly on
Sunday. I was overwhelmed
and thrilled not only with the
help, but also with the fact
that many people who have
maybe hesitated to get in-
volved just jumped right in
and made it such a success. I
really appreciate all that
everyone did. I know that
Ann and Dee want to thank
our neighbors as well. We
hope that this enthusiasm
continues because the activi-
ties are planned for everyone
to enjoy. We want new ideas
and welcome all sugges-
tions."
With her beautiful smile
and upbeat attitude, Char-
lene encourages all of us to
want to participate. The
three ladies of the Social Ac-
tivities Committee share a
common goal of providing
new kinds of activities and
fun trips for Fairfield Vil-
lagers to enjoy. They recog-
nize the wealth of talent and
variety of interests in our
community and are ready to
make this new season one of
the best ever for FFY They
have made it clear repeat-
edly that they want all of our
neighbors to know that ideas


and suggestions are always
requested and happily re-
ceived. This is truly a com-
munity effort and each
person is individually appre-
ciated. Trips are planned


and new events will begin to
enliven Fairfield Village
once again and make it live
up to its reputation of being
"...a lively place filled with
lovely people."


.
* F


es, the fall season will
many of our neigh-
bors are returning from ex-
tended travels and fun times
away from Fairfield Village.


Joan and Bill Stevenson really enjoyed the Labor Day
Celebration at the Fairfield Village Clubhouse.


John Chris Klear,who was visiting his parents Joan and
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tee. This Friday, the 17th,
committee members will be
at the clubhouse between 10
and 11:30 a.m. to answer any
of your questions.
Ladies, don't forget to call
Carolyn and reserve your
place on the bus to The
Southern Women's Show in
Orlando on Oct.15.


in temple to mark the begin-
ning of the ten day period
known as the High Holy Days;
Day ofRemembrance is when
the history of the Jewish peo-
:a~rOT T ple is reviewed and prayers
are said for Israel; and finally,
i3 Slocurri New Year's Day that is cele-
brated with greeting cards,
ednedaySep. special prayers, and sweet
Wthenewiayshholiday'ods ---to ensure sweetness
Rosh Hashanah, It is believed that on Rosh
bega at undwn. hisHashanah the destiny of all
marked the beginning of themaknisrcdebyGd
Jewish year 5771. Rosh mni s eod b d
Hashanah is known as theinteBoofLe.Amm-
Jewish New Year. bers leave the synagogue, the
It actually has a fourfold usual words spoken to each
meaning: it is the Jewish New other are, "May you be in-
Year, the Day of Judgment, scribed in the Book of Life."
the Day of Remembrance, On the first day of Rosh
and the Day of Shofar Blow- Hashanah, after the syna-
ing. There is a significance to gogue services, members visit
each of these: Day of Judg- a body of water or pond, con-
ment is the time Jews exam- training live fish, to symboli-
ine their past deeds and ask cally "cast away" their sins.
forgiveness for their sins; Day The fish's dependence on
of Shofar Blowing is when the water symbolizes the Jews de-


pendence on God, as the eyes
of fish never close, so God's
watchful eyes never cease.
You will notice, in this ar-
ticle, God is spelled out; how-
ever, the Jewish people
would never completely spell
the word "God." It would be
written as G~d. This goes
back to the commandment of
not taking the Lord's name in
vain. Jews feel that if it is
written on a piece of paper
and that gets destroyed, it
would be considered a sin.
Rosh Hashanah is followed
by Yom Kippur that begins at
sunset on It~iday, the 17th and
ends as night falls on Satur-
day the 18th. Yom Kippur is
also known as the Day of
Atonement. This is the holi-
est day of the year for Jews.
To our Jewish friends and
neighbors, we wish you a
Happy New Year.
You never know what you
might see on the streets in
Quail Meadow. One day last


week a resident saw a gopher
walking down 49th Avenue.
She called Linda Davis, who
is an animal lover, and told
her about it. Linda got in her
car, found the gopher, and
after a fight, was able to get it
into the trunk of her car.
Linda said he was most un-


appreciative of her efforts to
save him from the fate of
being run over by someone.
He constantly hissed at her
(maybe that was his way of
saying, "thank you"). Linda
placed him in the open field
at the corner of 35th and 50th.
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dentistry procedures that
provide restorative benefits are
inlays and onlays made from
porcelain or composite
materials. Dental inlays are used
to treat teeth with decay within
their indented top surfaces.
Onlays are used to treat decay
or damage that extends to one or
more tooth cusps. Both
restorations ~... 111.. require two
appointments. One involves
taking an impression and
placement of a temporary inlay
or only in or over the tooth.
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the restoration, it is cemented in
place. Not only do inlays and
onlays require less tooth
reduction than a crown, they are
durable enough to last up to
three decades.
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restoring discolored or metal
posterior teeth. Everybody
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Many residents attended a pool party at Ocala Palms recently. Enjoying the evening
are (left to right) Karen and Rick Braun, Richard and Carol Mete.


Niki is the seven-year old, eclectus parrot that lives with Wally and Libby Orbison in
Ocala Pa Ims.


Special activitieS
set for new store
Bullock's 14-K Gold and
Diamond Center will cele-
brate its grand opening Sept.
16 and 17 at 11265 SW 93rd
Rd, just off State Road 200,
behind Chili's.
The Hooter Girls will bring
free wings and a DJ will add
some music to the fun be-
tween 11 a.m. and 3 p.m on
Friday during the celebra-
tion.
Moose breakfast
open to everyone
An open breakfast will be
held at the Moose Lodge
from 8 to 11 a.m. every Sun-
day in September
Coffee, juice, eggs, pota-
toes, biscuits with gravy
toast, choice of bacon,
sausage or ham, all at a great
price!
Check it out, at the
"Friendliest Place in Town."
The lodge is at 10411 S.W
110th St., one mile north of
the State Road 200, across
from the main entrance of
Oak Run, 854-2200.
Special meeting
for Handel singers
An information meeting
for all participants, and those
interested in participating in
thendheosdaye prdu tion o
Symphony Orchestra will be


Catholic Church.
There is a special need for
men for the production.
Handel's Messiah will be
presented with a full choir
and Ocala Symphony Orches-
tra under the direction of
Maestro Matthew Wardell on
Sunday, Nov. 21, at Queen of
Peace Catholic Church.
The Queen of Peace
Church is at 6455 SW State
Road 200, Ocala.
For advance tickets, call
the OSO office 352-351-1606 or
go to ocalasymphony.com
Legion Post 354
to meet Sept. 20
The Ralph J. Green
American Legion Post 354
will hold its monthly meet-
ing on Monday Sept. 20 at 1
p.m. in the community
room ofthe Sheriff's Brian
Litz building, 9048 S.W
Hwy. 200. Try to arrive
early to enjoy light refresh-
ments and comradeship
with fellow Veterans.


For further information
call Commander Fred
Pulis at 352-854-9976.
German food and
music at Oktoberiest
Enjoy a cool fall evening
and Oktoberfest festivities
on The Town Square, Sat-
urday, Oct. 2 from 4 p.m. to
9 p.m. Feast on authentic
German food including
bratwurst, sauerkraut, Ger-
man potato salad and beer
along with domestic fa-
vorites.
Dance to traditional Ger-
man music by the Alpine
Express Trio and perform-
ances by the Alpine Festi-
val Dancers. This will be
fun for folks of all ages rain
or shine!
The Oktoberfest festivi-
ties are at Circle Square
Commons Town Square lo-
cated at 8409 SW 80th
Street,0Ocala. For more in-
formation visit: www.Circ-
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6 year old West Highland
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Boat Basin. Each of those
parks are on a body of water,
some offer swimming.
Those wishing to take ad-
vantage of the free admission
for up to eight people must
have a coupon. Coupons are
available at springsfest.org
In the evening, those cele-
brating Marion County's
springs will want to head to
the square in downtown
Ocala for the culmination of
the month-long event.
From 4 to 9 p.m., visitors to
the square on Sept. 25 will
have the opportunity to hear


the winners in the song writ-
ing contest and four different
musicians will perform dur-
ing the evening.
Fourteen different ex-
hibits will be situated around
the square during the event.
"The exhibitors are in-
volved with water and water
quality issues facing our nat-
ural ecosystems, said Nicky
Aiken, park specialist for
Rainbow Springs State Park.
For a complete listings of
activities during the month
in honor of Marion County's
springs, visit springfest.0rg.


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state parks, Rainbow Springs
and Silver River, have each
planned events for the
month," said Christine Dor-
rier, assistant park manager
at Silver River.
Some of the celebrations

Rainbgu Srig aStat ark
nature walks at Indian Lake
State Forest, a symposium at
Juniper Springs Recreation
Area, pontoon boats rides on
the Silver River and other
special events with music
and speakers.

Mario Couot r sde nt ahn
visit the Silver Springs at-
traction for just $12.99 per
person by showing their Mar-
ion County identification.
The park is open from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Wednesday through
Sunday.
A day of music is planned
at Rainbow Springs State
Park on Sept. 18 from 9 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Musicians for the
day include: the James
Brothers, Chuck Hardwicke,
The Shade Tree Pickers,
Patchwork, Boilin' Oil, Larry
Hoover, Nathan Whitt and
Friend and Tom Ellis. Bring-
ing your own lawn chair is
encouraged. Admission to
the park is $2 with children
under six free.
In addition, a variety of ed-
ucational booths and com-
munity groups will be
present.
The last weekend of the
month, Sept. 25 and 26, there
is free admission to four dif-
ferent county parks Car-
ney Island Recreation and
Conservation Area, K.E Hole
Park, Horseshoe Lake Park
and Ray Wayside Park, Ocala


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Arm yourself
against flu
A Flu Vaccine Clinic will
be held at Joy Lutheran
Church in Swenson Hall on
Wednesday, Sept. 29 from
4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Preventa
Health will provide the staff
and the vaccine for this

funza s cie 11l inlud
the A/California/72009
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A/Perth/16/2009 (H3N2)-like
virus and the
B/Brisbane/60/2008-ike virus
and only one injection is
needed. Medicare will pay
for the vaccine, so be sure to
bring your Medicare card.
Preventa accepts Medicare,
Medicare Advantage and
most insurance except
Medicare Advantage HMO. If
you are not a Medicare re-
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fluenza vaccine will be $25
and $50 for the pnuemocco-
cal vaccine.
Joy Evangelical Lutheran
Church is located on S.W
State Road 200 at 83rd Place,
Ocala. For more information
call 854-4509 ext. 221.
Big sale held
by church group
Our Redeemer Lutheran
Church will be having a
unique sale on Sept. 17 and
18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The church is no longer
having its annual fall craft
and treasure sales, so it is
doing this different type of
sale. "This" is the remain-
ing craft items, decora-
tions, etc. from last year's


sale.
"That" is the unsold
treasures, jewelry, and gift
items, plus some new
items.
"The other" is the fabu-
lous bake sale, individual
tables of treasures offered
by some of the church
members, and unused

cA Iot dg lunl h and bev-
erages will be available.
The church is at 5200
S.W. Hwy 200 in Ocala,
Patients' rightS
topic of claSS
Dr M Keith
Nadel,MD,PhD,MBA will
present a lecture/discussion
entitled "The Patients' Bill
of Rights" on Monday, Sept.
20, 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the
Circle Square Cultural Cen-
ter. This event is open to the
public. (Free to OTOW resi-
dents and $5 for all others)
The presentation will
focus on the need for proper
patient-physician interface,
open discussion between
patient and physician, af-
fects of collaborative medi-
cine versus single
practitioner practice, the
time line for the new health
care omnibus bill to take af-
feet starting 2011-2014 and
its' affect on your healthcare
and pocketbook He will dis-
cuss better communica-
tion/collaboration between
patient and physician and
the patient's responsibility
in the forthcoming subsi-
dized healthcare. Dr Nadel
served as interim Surgeon
General, chief of medicine


at several key locations in-
cluding a turn as NYC
Health Commissioner and
UN Physician-in-chief. Dr
Nadel had careers in re-
search, medicine, business
and government. He now
teaches exclusively at the
Master the Possibilities Ed-
ucation Center:
Bloodmobile coming
to Sweetwater Oaks
The Florida Blood Cen-
ters will be on hand Oct. 2
from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m at
Sweetwater Oaks. Resi-
dents are encouraged to
give blood during the visit.
Annual chicken
bar-b-que Oct 2
The Rotary Club of Ocala
Southwest will hold its an-
nual smoke chicken barbe-
cue on Saturday, Oct. 2,
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-
sale tickets pickup is from
10 a.m. to noon.
Donation is $10. All pro-
ceeds are to be used for
local and international
charities.
Menu includes one-half
barbecued chicken, baked
beans, Cole slaw, dinner
roll and cookie.
This barbecue will be at
First Congregational
Church, 7171 S.W. Highway
200, next to Joy Lutheran
Church.
Advance tickets are
available at the office of
the South Marion Citi-
zen/West Marion Messen-
ger, and at Mercantile
Bank, 11250 S.W. 93rd
Court Road, Suite 700.


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