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VOLUME 4, NUMBER 18
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011


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Looking to the future


What will replace the Crown Vic for local law enforcement?


Michel Northsea
EDITOR
Law enforcement offi-
cers from several different
agencies got a first-hand
glimpse of some new po-
lice cars last week.
And the Marion County
Sheriff's Office may just be
in the market for at least
100 of those patrol cars.
The department has 150
cars with more than
150,000 miles on the
odometer. The vehicle
driven by the sheriff him-
self has more than 185,000
miles on it.
His vehicle isn't the main
concern.
Cars with high mileage
are not as stable in high
speed pursuits, Judge
Cochran, public informa-
tion officer for the sheriff's
office said.
In better financial times,
the department budgeted
to replace 60 cars per year
but for the last four years
that hasn't happened.
Sworn personnel are as-
signed 319 vehicles and ve-
hicles are used by
non-sworn personnel.
This year "turn-back"
money of $2 million could
help the department catch
up on replacing some of


those cars.
Monies budgeted for
2011 but not used are re-
ferred to as "turn-back"
money The savings came
from vacant employee po-
sitions not filled and a
'lock-down' on expendi-
tures. A change in the rates
for retirement also added
to the savings, Dan Kuhn,
chief of staff, said, adding
the staff positions not filled
were eliminated from the
2012 proposed budget.
On display were the Ford
Police Interceptor and the
Police Interceptor Utility
Vehicle and the Chevrolet's
police vehicle - the
Caprice, Impala and
Tahoe.
Nearby law enforcement
agencies- sheriff's depart-
ments from Citrus,
Lafayette and Levy County
as well as Ocala, Dunnel-
lon and Belleview police -
visited the operation cen-
ter to see the cars on dis-
play
Currently, the sheriff's
office uses Ford Crown Vic-
torias in their law enforce-
ment duties but Ford has
discontinued production of
the model. The new Taurus

Please see POLICE, Page 2


Above, the new line of po-
lice cars was on display at
the Marion County Sher-
iff's Office last week. At,
right, Deputy Luke Black-
burn looks over the lines
of the new 2012 Ford Po-
lice Interceptor. Sitting is
the driver's seat is Richard
Felton.





MICHEL NORTHSEA


MICHEL NORTHSEA


Bob Larsen of Ocala Palms.


Fly on, fly on


Ocala Palms veteran's service was 'service


Michel Northsea
EDITOR
Keeping the planes fixed and
ready for combat duty is an impor-
tant job during war times.
Ocala Palms resident Robert
"Bob" Larsen served 14 months dur-
ing World War II doing just that for
the U.S. Marines.
His part in the job was to design
structural and covering repairs for
the three planes, OY-1, F74, and
F4Us, processed through the Aircraft
Engineering Squadron 41 stationed
at Cherry Point, N.C.
Larsen originally was in for two
years but a change of regulations for
the Marines gave him the opportu-
nity to get out sooner because they
could not guarantee he would stay at
his current position.
His high school days had qualified
Larsen for such a job in the service.
He graduated from Baltimore Poly-
technic Institute where he had taken
both college prep and aircraft main-
tenance classes.
After the service, he continued his
schooling at the University of Mary-


"Needless to say, I saw a lot
of the world and met lots of
people who I didn't always
understand. It was an inter-
esting assignment."
Bob Larsen
Veteran from Ocala Palms

land, earning a degree in aeronauti-
cal engineering.
Career jobs and marriage fol-
lowed.
His first career job was with Pratt
& Whitney Aircraft where he was a
test engineer working on the J-57 af-
terburner fuel controls.
That job wasn't close enough to air-
planes for Larsen, so he left for the
Kaman Corporation, a company de-
signing and building helicopters for
the Navy and Air Force.
While there, he had the opportu-
nity to work on a project building a
full-scale replica of the Seasprite
helicopter for the Navy
"It was wired for lighting and in-
strumentation, the landing gear re-


tracted and the rescue hoist was op-
erational," Larsen said.
The replica was completed in a
"100 days and on time."
January, 1960 found Larsen em-
ployed as staff engineer for the prod-
uct service department of Chandler
Evans, a company supplying fuel
components for aircraft engines.
Larsen's duties had him negotiat-
ing warranty claims for commercial
airlines, supporting parts sales per-
sonnel at meetings and conducting
training sessions all over the world
for airline overhaul personnel.
A decade later, a good friend
talked Larsen into joining the new
Turbo Power and Marine Company
of United Technologies. At that job
he became regional manager of cus-
tomer service - his territory went
from the Mississippi River west to
Pakistan.
"Needless to say, I saw a lot of the
world and met lots of people who I
didn't always understand. It was an
interesting assignment."

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POLICE

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based offering goes into
production at the end of
the year offering an im-
proved cooling radiator,
the ability to open the back
door wider and better
crash testing ratings over
the Crown Vic if struck
from the rear.
Besides the cost of the
car, which is not yet deter-
mined, it costs another
$8,000 to outfit the cars
with radios, computers,
cage and light bar.
Purchasing the cars
under the state contract
could reduce the cost of
each vehicle and the sher-
iff's office fleet manage-
ment office will transfer


much of the equipment
from the older vehicles to
save money, William Boss,
fleet management director
said.
In choosing between the
Chevrolet and Ford vehi-
cles the opinions of staff
would be considered but
price points would be pri-
mary concern, Boss said.
Sitting in the driver's


seat of the Ford Inceptor,
Chris Kennedy, a member
of the sheriff's office cadet
program, spoke of the pos-
sibilities.
"In 2012, maybe I'll be
traveling in one of these,"
he said.
Marion County Deputy
Luke Blackburn had a dif-
ferent opinion.
"I like the Caprice."


A member of
the sheriff's of-
fice tries out
the driver's seat
of one of the
new cars.


Valuables being lifted


from unlocked vehicles


Residents living in Thoroughbred
Acres, of Southwest 80th Avenue, have
been victims of vehicle burglaries over re-
cent weeks.
Most of the thefts have occurred from
unlocked vehicles parked for the night in
their yards.
So far 11 car burglaries have occurred
in the area. Items taken from vehicles in-
clude sunglasses, cigarettes, guns, elec-
tronics, wallets, medication, GPS, a Rolex
watch valued at $250, a box of cassette


tapes and credit card scanning machines.
The credit card scanning machines and
the box of cassette tapes were found in the
neighborhood.
Last week Detective Ed Mobley said he
had developed no clues in the burglaries.
Those with any information on the inci-
dents are encouraged to call Crime-Stop-
pers with information, 368-STOP or
online at ocalacrimestoppers.com
Callers do not have to identifying them-
selves. A reward will be offered.


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play chronicling personal reactions to the
911 attacks, will take place at the Insom-
niac Theatre, July 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. and
July 10 at 3 p.m. The Insomniac Theatre
is located in downtown Ocala at 1 E. Sil-
ver Springs Blvd.
Tickets are $5 and all proceeds will go
toward the production costs involved in
taking the play to Edinburgh, Scotland in
August.
The West Port High School Theatre De-
partment under the direction of Janet
Shelley has been selected to perform at
Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the largest
and most prestigious arts festival in the
world as part of the American High
School Theatre Festival (AHSTF). The
Fringe Festival includes over 1,800 differ-
ent performances of music, theatre,
dance, and comedy during its three week
run. West Port High School's performance
of War at Home will be showcased at the
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West Port High School was selected by
the AHSTF Board of Advisors to repre-
sent the United States as part of the 2011
AHSTF program.
The school was nominated by Mary
Britt of the Ocala Civic Theatre and Pro-
fessor Earl Weaver of the University of
Central Florida. Weaver said, "The The-
atre Department at West Port High School
is one of the best in the state. Janet Shel-


ley continually produces top-quality stu-
dents and theatrical productions un-
matched by most high school theatre
programs. Students from West Port High
School who have attended the University
of Central Florida have proven to be some
of the finest candidates graduating from
our BFA programs, especially in musical
theatre. We actively recruit students from
West Port High School because they his-
torically demonstrate the best skill level,
success with academic rigor, and disci-
pline in their craft. They are most deserv-
ing of the American High School Theatre
Festival nomination and acceptance they
have received."
Out of 2,000 high schools nominated
across the United States and Canada,
West Port was one of only 48 schools se-
lected to perform and the only Florida
school to travel this year.
West Port High School drama students,
their parents, and teachers are heavily in-
volved in fundraising activities to finance
their two-week trip to perform in Scot-
land. Contributions and donations are
welcome.
For ticket information, sales and reser-
vations call 804-3977 or go to www.ticket-
derbycom.
For more information about the Scot-
land trip contact Janet Shelley, West Port
High School Theatre Director at (352) 291-
4000.


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The African Violet Club of Ocala meets
Saturday, June 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Mar-
ion County Sheriff's Brian Litz building,
9048 S.W State Road 200, Ocala.
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World War II vets take a trip to remember


Michel Northsea
STAFF WRITER
Two days before his 85th birthday, Sam
Fowler, of Dunnellon, got to take a trip he
says that he "can't brag about enough."
Fowler was one of 104 veterans flown to
the nation's capital last week as part of the
Honor Flight.
The trip was the third Honor Flight
leaving from the Ocala International Air-
port in the past two years, taking veterans
of World War II to see the memorial built
in their honor.
"I was so thrilled, everything was well
done, so carefully conceived," he said
about the day-long trip.
The morning started early for veterans,
around 5:30 a.m., as they gathered at the
airport, went through security and
boarded the plane for Baltimore. At Bal-
timore, they boarded buses to take them
to the National Monument Mall to see the
World War II Memorial and Korean War
Memorial.
Visits to Lincoln Memorial, the Arling-
ton National Cemetery, the Tomb of the
Unknown Soldier and seeing the chang-
ing of the guards was also included in the
day's activities.
Ocala Palms resident Bill Stewart de-
clared the trip as "very nice" even though
he found the World War II Memorial "not
as good as I thought it would be." He says
other memorials for WWII veterans in
Kansas City, Philadelphia and Hawaii are
more impressive than the national one.
The trip also gave Stewart the opportu-
nity to see his two sons and their wives
when they met him at the memorial.
Bob Larsen, also of Ocala Palms, said he
found the memorial to be "very impres-


Robert Pascal, U.S. Navy,
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dear friends, Greg and
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pression "Kilroy was here" during World
War II he appreciated finding those same
words engraved on the memorial. During
the war as U.S. forces left one area to
move to another, they would etch the say-
ing somewhere in the area they had occu-
pied.
World War II veterans go on the flight at
no cost to them. Each flight costs around
$70,000 or $450 individually
Veterans in good health can make their
trip even if they use a wheelchair.
Fowler noticed how well those in
wheelchairs were cared for by those in at-
tendance.
"They accommodated those in wheel-
chairs with kindness," Fowler said.
"It was a good time. My mouth runs five
miles a minute and I can't brag enough
about the trip," Fowler said. "I met a lot
of nice people and hugged a bunch of
pretty girls."
Fowler was referring to the wait staff
from Ocala's Tilted Kilt. The women came
out both in the morning and for the wel-
come home ceremony that evening -
sharing hugs with the veterans and col-
lecting donations.
Organizers are planning a second trip
this year in October. Donations to the
cause can be made through: Florida De-
partment of VFW with Ocala Honor
Flight, in the subject line. Those checks
should be mailed to Honor Flight Marion
County, c/o Florida Department of VFW,
PO. Box 1630, Ocala, Fla., 34478.
Such donations will help other World
War II veterans enjoy a trip.
"It was a day I'll never forget," Larsen
said.


Above, Ocala Palms
resident Richard Lanzara,
right, talks with Tom Davis
prior to boarding the
chartered plane for the
Honor Flight trip last
week. At right, Donations
make each Honor Flight a
reality. Wait staff from the
Tilted Kilt drummed up
donations among the
waiting crowd.Virgil
Blacklund makes a
donation.


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arrival.The day ended with a welcome home celebration.The plane landed around 10 p.m.


LARSEN

continued from Page 1

The 1980s brought
change to the business
world and to Larsen.
"The business picture
dimmed enough so that the
regional managers were
declared a luxury," he said.
It was back to Pratt &
Whitney this time as a fa-
cilities engineer in the
product service depart-
ment.
More travel came
Larsen's way as he worked
with airline companies
buying new planes from
Pratt & Whitney in analyz-
ing their facilities for
scheduling, manpower,
tools and equipment and
space and accompanying
marketing representatives
where new engines were
being offered to potential
customers around the


world.
Larsen retired in 1991 to
care for his wife and
mother of his four chil-
dren, Lynn, after her liver
transplant. She died in
2002.
Throughout his career,
Larsen always found time
to give back to the commu-
nity he lived in. Thursday
afternoons he still keeps
up that practice.
He's a "pusher" at
Munroe Regional Medical
Center. He and fellow
"pushers" push the wheel-
chairs of those checking


out of the facility
Larsen moved to Ocala
Palms in 2003 with plans to
golf often - a game he has
enjoyed since 1956. Golfing
also led into a hobby of
making and repairing golf
clubs. The hobby turned
into a vocation for him
when he started providing
quick repair service to 10
golf courses in the Hart-
ford, Conn., area. He sold
the business before moving
to Marion County
Life in Ocala Palms also
meant making new friends.
One new friend, Gerry


Carte, he made his wife in
2005.
The couple enjoy travel-
ing from trips back north to
see family, to the national
parks of the west, the
Panama Canal Zone, New
Zealand, and Europe. This
summer the couple is going
back to Europe for a river
cruise down the Danube
from Vienna to the Black
Sea.
Last week Larsen was
one of the 104 veterans on
the Honor Flight to see the
World War II Memorial.
He said he found the me-


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morial to be "very impres-
sive." Understanding the
use of the expression "Kil-
roy was here" during World
War II he appreciated find-
ing those same words en-
graved on the memorial.
During the war as U.S.
forces left one area to
move another, they would
etch the saying somewhere
in the area.
"It was a day I'll never
forget," he said.
Larsen has traveled the


world in work and for
pleasure, feeling the mist
of Niagara Falls, seeing the
stone formations in Bryce
Cannon, the coast of New
Zealand and the work on
the Crazy Horse statue -
yet it is the words "From
the Halls of Montezuma, to
the Shores of Tripoli" that
grab his attention.
"I hear those words and
I still get goose bumps -
once a Marine always a
Marine."


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�LA MESADO


Quail Meadow


Couple celebrates golden anniversary


STtarolyn
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Paul and Mary Cay
Ruppe have been
residents in Quail
Meadow since 1999. A few
weeks ago they celebrated
their 50th wedding an-
niversary
They moved here from
Lafayette, Indiana. Yes,
they are Hoosiers! Paul
and Mary Cay met in high
school. In fact, they were
members of the first grad-
uating class of Saint
Joseph High School. They
were in separate high
schools until the schools
united and became one
school; before there was a
school for girls and a
school for boys.


Paul and Mary Cay met
when the schools united
into the one school that
was run by the Holy Cross
Order of Sisters and Broth-
ers. They are the proud
parents of two sons and
grandparents of four
grandchildren. Paul gradu-
ated from Purdue Univer-
sity and their sons also are
Purdue graduates. After
graduating from Purdue,
Paul was given the oppor-
tunity to work at the uni-
versity and became the
department head of the
electronics division. He
says it was a most reward-
ing job. He retired from
Purdue after 37 years.
Since retirement, Paul has
remained very busy with
the Boy Scouts. For 42
years he has been an adult
scout leader. Currently, he
is the unit commissioner
representative for the
units at Our Lady of the
Springs Church.
This summer Paul is
traveling to San Diego to go
with his grandson on a Boy
Scout camping trip near
Arrowhead. When Paul


wasn't busy with the Boy
Scouts, he spent almost ten
years as an electrician with
Habitat for Humanity He
worked on 110 Habitat
homes here in the Ocala
area. Working on the
Parker House was one of
the most enjoyable experi-
ences. This was an old
home in West Ocala that
was completely rebuilt to
look exactly like the origi-
nal historical home. When
Habitat for Humanity
stopped building new
homes here in the Ocala
area, Paul decided it was
time for him to move on.
Mary Cay Ruppe has also
had a busy and interesting
life. She has held many of-
fice positions in the vari-
ous departments of local
and state government.
Some of her positions in-
cluded working in the of-
fice of the Prosecutor for
St. Joe County, Indiana, the
voter registration office,
and other government of-
fices.
While a very young lady,
Mary Cay became a mem-
ber of Beta Sigma Phi In-


ternational Sorority She
went through all levels of
this organization; begin-
ning with Nu Phi Mu and
ending with Master. This
year marks her 55th year
as a sorority member.
At the 80th Anniversary
Founder's Day celebration
in April, Mary Cay was pre-
sented with the honor of
being named "Woman of
the Year" The Beta Sigma
Phi Sorority is an organiza-
tion for women who place
a strong emphasis on the
purpose of education.
Their motto is, "Life,
Learning, and Friendship."
We are very proud to
have Paul and Mary Cay as
part of our community!
Since June is often re-
ferred to as the "month of
weddings," we want to rec-
ognize Marty and Clara
Gates who will celebrate 58
years of marriage this
month. Many couples in
our community have cele-
brated their Golden An-
niversary - 50 years.
Congratulations to you all -
you are an inspiration to
the rest of us.


Paul and Mary Cay Ruppe


Happenings


Upcoming Events at VFW 4781

Bingo is held every Monday and Thurs-
day starting with early bird specials at
11:30 a.m. Lunch is also available.
Friday specials include a fish fry the
2nd and 4th Friday of every month
(chicken is also available) served from 4
to 6 p.m. Wings and shrimp are served the
1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday of every month
from 4:30 to 6:30.
Breakfast is served every Saturday
from 8 to 10 a.m.
The post is located on 105th, just off
State Road 200.


RNR to meet
The Citrus Chapter of the Registered
Nurses Retired (RNR) will meet at The
Sandwedge Restaurant located in Spruce
Creek on June 27 at 1 p.m. All members
are welcome as we discuss speakers and
events for the upcoming year.
For more information call Gladys at
352-854-2677 or Mary Jane at 352-726-6882.
Screening tests offered

Life Line Screening will be at Fellow-
ship Baptist Church, Tuesday, June 28.
Pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-
324-1851. The church is at 10500 N. U.S.
Hwy 27, Ocala.


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Come just as you are!
Sunday Fellowship Breakfast
9:30am
Sunday Service
10:00am
Wednesday
Covered Dish 6:30pm
Bible Study 7:00pm
Pastor Scott Wilson
12210 NW Highway 27
Ocala, FL 34482
352-528-3444
www.ocalavineyard.com


p B Christ
the King
Anglican Church
Tbe Rev. Donald J. Curran,
Rector
Rev Matthew Walter
Asst. Rector
Services:
Rite I - 7:30 am
Rite II- 8:50& 11:15 am
Children's Church - 8:50 am
3801 US N. Hwy 441
in Living Waters
Worship Center's
South Sanctuary


Commissioners go back to day meetings conduct their regular meetings on the
first and third Tuesday of each month at 9
The Marion County Board of County a.m. in the McPherson Complex Audito-
Commissioners is returning to a morning- rium (601 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala).
based meeting schedule. The zoning portion of the commission
Effective July 5, commissioners will meeting (held the third Tuesday of each
month) will continue to be held at 2 p.m.


Beat the summer heat and enjoy an evening stroll at the Farmer's
Market on The Town Square every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm
beginning July 7th. Find farm fresh seasonal produce, unique
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6 Wednesday, din4f7 ., 21 1


Social Security: Make sure you get


Adon Williams
SPECIAL TO THE
MESSENGER

At Social Security, our
goal is to make sure you
are paid the correct
amount, on time, every
month.
Some things have made
that job easier over our
more than 70 years of pay-
ing benefits, such as direct
deposit and electronic ap-
plication systems. But
some of the factors that de-
termine your payment
amount still depend on
good old-fashioned human
intervention. And in some


cases, getting the correct
payment amount depends
on you.
You certainly don't want
to be paid less than you're
entitled to receive. But
what can be even more dif-
ficult, in the end, is to be
overpaid - in which case
you'll probably have to pay
us back, cutting your pay-
ment down each month
until the debt is repaid.
What can cause an over-
payment? Sometimes an
overpayment (or even an
underpayment) occurs be-
cause the person receiving
benefits did not report a
change to us.


For example, if you re-
ceive Social Security re-
tirement or survivors
benefits and are under
your full retirement age
and working, we usually
ask you to estimate your
earnings for the year. If you
realize your earnings will
be higher or lower than
you estimated, let us know
as soon as possible so we
can adjust your benefits.
If you receive Social Se-
curity disability benefits,
you should tell us if you
take a job or become self-
employed, no matter how
little you earn. You also
need to report if you begin


receiving or have a change
in any worker's compensa-
tion or other public dis-
ability benefits - or if your
disabling condition im-
proves.
If you receive SSI, you
need to report any changes
that can increase or reduce
the amount of your benefit,
such as changes in address
(even if you get electronic
payments), changes in liv-
ing arrangements, income,
or increased savings that
inch over the resource
limit ($2,000 for an individ-
ual, $3,000 for a couple).
Any changes in your living
arrangements, income, or


the right

resources could change
your SSI payment amount.
Learn more about the
kinds of things you need to
report when you receive
Social Security retirement
and survivors benefits by
reading our online publi-
cation: wwwsocialsecu-
ritygov/pubs/10077.html
Read about reporting re-
sponsibilities for people
receiving Social Security
disability benefits here:
www.socialsecuritygov/pu
bs/10153.html
Learn all about the
things to report when you
receive SSI by reading this
online publication:


amount

www.socialsecuritygov/pub
s/11011.html
If you're underpaid in
any given month, once we
verify the information that
caused you to be under-
paid, we will send you any
money you are due. If
you're overpaid, read our
online fact sheet to learn
what happens next:
www.socialsecuritygov/pub
s/10098.html
With your help and by
diligently reporting any ap-
plicable changes, we'll
achieve a goal we can all
agree on: paying you the
right amount, on time,
every month.
Adon Williams is the So-
cial Security district man-
ager in Ocala.


, I Family Care
iS w- Specialists

a member of OCALA HEALTH SYSTEM


June 5, 2011

Open Letter to the Community

Over the last several weeks, there has been a good deal of information shared in the
community regarding the affiliation of Family Care Specialists (FCS) with Ocala Health
System. As medical director, I want to clarify precisely why my colleagues and I chose to
become a part of Ocala Health late last year. Today, after six months of our affiliation, we
are proud to be contributing to its position as the leading healthcare provider for the
residents of greater Marion County.

We are affiliated with Ocala Health because of the quality of care that is consistently
delivered at every touch point throughout the system. It's that simple. While my fellow
physicians and I observe first-hand the exceptional treatment our patients are receiving at
Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital. it is reassuring to
know that publicly reported data available on the Hospital Compare website
(www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov) is reflecting that high caliber of care.

According to the most recent Hospital Compare Survey of Patients' Hospital Experiences (3Q09
- 2Q10), Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital lead in nine out
of ten categories that measure patient experience according to key quality topics. From how
well nurses and doctors communicate, to pain management and room cleanliness, to quietness
at night and responsiveness of staff, patients rank Ocala Health number one.

In addition, the survey results further strengthen my belief that Ocala Health is the region's
leading healthcare provider for more complex conditions including pneumonia, heart failure,
heart attack, chest pain, and surgical care. In fact, Ocala Health surpasses averages
reported statewide and nationally.

At Family Care Specialists, we recommend with confidence the services of Ocala Regional
Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital. Quality care was a driving force in
our efforts initially to join Ocala Health and continues to be today, as we work together in
treating patients and their families.

I encourage you to take a moment to visit the Hospital Compare website. Review the core
measure and patient satisfaction scores for area hospitals as reported by the Centers for
Medicaid and Medicare Services. You do have choices. Publicly reported information like
this can help you as a patient and consumer make the most informed decisions about
healthcare for you and your loved ones.


Yours in good health,



Sidney E. Clevinger, MD
Medical Director
Family Care Specialists


Ocala Regional Medical Center * West Marion Community Hospital
Family Care Specialists * Ocala Surgical Group * Advanced Imaging Centers


Happenings

Adult VBS program
focuses on service
Adults are the focus of
this year's Vacation Bible
School at Countryside
Presbyterian Church.
Each evening, July 18 -
22, 5 to 7 p.m. adults are in-
vited to nightly sessions on
"Service - A Model for
Christian Living.
Each session will include
a light supper, Bible study,
music, crafts, games and
fellowship.
Countryside Presbyte-
rian Church is at 7768 S.W
Hwy 200, Ocala 352-237-
4633.

Jungle adventure
at Our Redeemer
Vacation Bible School at
Our Redeemer Lutheran
Church will run Monday,
July 18 -Friday, July 22,
from 9 a.m. to noon.
All children ages four to
those entering the 7th
grade are invited to attend
this fun filled week. The
theme for this week is "Big
Jungle Adventure: A Faith
Journey with Jesus."
Please call the church at
352-237-2233 to pre register.
The church is at 5200
S.W State Road 200, Ocala.

Vendors wanted
for yard sale
The Church of the Ad-
vent will be presenting its
annual Trash to Treasure
Sale on Saturday Sept 24.
(Rain Date will be Oct 1,)
This is an outdoor event.
Spaces are 10 feet x 10 feet
and rent for $15 each..
Crafters, Flea Market
and Food Vendors are in-
vited to participate.
Many spaces will be in
the shade, these will be as-
signed on a first come
bases.
The church is at 11251
County Road 484, just in
front of the new Fire
House. For registration
and information call Al
Sickle 352-208-5664 or
Maryanne Brennan at 352-
347-2428.




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Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7


At Ocala Health System,


quality healthcare matters.







Ocala Health ranhs highest in a
Our advanced approach to quality patient care is confirmed in the most recent survey results posted on Hospital Compare
(www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov), a site created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital
Quality Alliance (HOA). Providing public access to these results makes it easier for patients and their families to make
informed healthcare decisions.


Pneumonia


OCALA
HEALTH
SYSTEM
ORMC/WMCH


MUNROE
REGIONAL
MEDICAL
CENTER


U.S. Average
for all
reporting
hospitals


FL Average
for all
reporting
hospitals


Pneumonia Patients
Assessed and Given 100% 93% 93% 96%
Pneumococcal Vaccination
Pneumonia Patients Whose
Initial Emergency Room Blood
Culture Was Performed Prior To 99% 95% 96% 97%
The Administration Of The First
Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics
Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking 100% 96 97% 99%
Cessation Adotce/Counseling "00% 96- 97% 99/
Pneumonia Patients Given
initial Antibiotic(s) within 97% 90% 95% 95%
6 Hours After Arrival
Pneumonia Patients Given
the Most Appropriate 98% 91% 92% 94%
nilial Anubioticls]
Pneumonia Patients
Assessed and Given 99% 97% 91% 95%
Influenza Vaccination


Heart Attach/Chest Pain
OCALA
HEALTH
SYSTEM
ORMC/WMCH


MUNROE
REGIONAL
MEDICAL
CENTER


U.S. Average
for all
reporting
hospitals


FL Average
forall
reporting
hospitals


Heart Attack Patients Given 100% 98% 99% 99%
Aspirin at Arrival98% 99% 99%
Heart Attack Patients Given 99% 98% 98% 99%
Aspirin at Discharge
Heart Attack Patients
Given ACE Inhibitor or96% 96% 97%
ARB for Left Ventricular
Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Heart Attack Patients Given
Smoking Cessation 100% 100% 99% 100%
Advice/Counseling
Heart Attack Patients Given 100% 98% 98% 99%
Beta Blocker at Discharge
Heart Attack Patients Given
Fibrinolytic Medication 0 t 0 t 55% 67%
Within 30 Minutes Of Arrival
Heart Attack Patients
Given PClWithin 90 Minutes 96% 86% 90% 91%
Of Arrival


Heart Failure


MUNROE
REGIONAL
MEDICAL
CENTER


U.S. Average
for all
reporting
hospitals


FL Average
for all
reporting
hospitals


Ouipaienm; hacin surgery' wh,. .i.gl t ananribiirtk ai the
right time- wilhir, on hvur btef,,re surrcr hioher 97% 89% 92% 93%
numnhr aire beileri
Outpalients having surgery who got the nghi kind Oi
antibiolkichigher numbers are beulerl) 98% 89% 94% 94%
Surieir paicni p a ho .er, la'.,ing heiri drujs called
tiJa bLxlkrrs bert imling[ t he hospital, '~ho i ere
kept on the beta blockers during the period just before 99% 89% 93% 95%
and alter thc urur8e
Surgery pallients who were given an antibiotic at the
right time (within one hour before surgery to help 100% 91% 97% 98%
prevent infection
Surgery patients who erk gi.]n the righi ind of 9 9 7 7
antibiotic to help prevent infection 98% 94% 97% 97%
Surgery patients whose preventive anubiotics were
stopped at the right time within 24 hours after surgery) 99% 90% 94% 95%
Heail ;ulgcrVy palli.nrs ih.ic bliJd sug r (blood
glucose) is kept under gon.d col.,1 in rht djay lighr 96% 88% 93% 94%
after surgery
Surgery patients breeding hair removed from the
surgical area before surgery who had hair removed
using a 'fermethod electric clippersur hair removal 100% 100% 99% 100%
cream - not a razor)
n ei"urger. paril.ci ,',hotn u.rina,' . [hciers le 87%0 9 % 90 0
r:]eiT.Ul ,i n he liril or ,-cond di]V :,lteru; ry 100% 87% 90% 91%O
Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments t,)
pre ent blood clot.safter iertainypes of surgeries 99% 90% 94% 95%
Palknrits hc 'ot i ermLrt it atii therirght im iweithin 24
hcur4 bei'irer alter [hcir urcri to help Fprevcni 98% 85% 92% 93%
'lvod clois rf eri:erlain tvpe oii surgerv


OCALA
HEALTH
SYSTEM
ORMCOWMCH


MUNROE
REGIONAL
MEDICAL
CENTER


US Average
ID' all
reporting
hopitals


FL Average
feor all
reporting
hospils


Heart Failure Patients Given 96% 69% 88% 91%
Discharge instructions

Heart Failure Patients Given an
Evaluation of LeftVentricular 100% 99% 98% 99%
Systolic (LVS Function

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE
Inhibitor orARB for Left Ventricular 99% 930o 94% 96%
Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

Heart Failure Patients Given
Smoking Cessation 100% 100% 98% 100%
Advice/Counseling


OCALA HEALTH SYSTEM

Ocala Regional Medical Center
West Marion Community Hospital
Family Care Specialists
Ocala Health Surgical Group
Advanced Imaging Centers


The information above is from the CMS web site: hospiralcompare.fnhs.gov. This information was made available to the public on 4/10/11.
t No patients met the criteria for inclusion in this measure calculation.


Surgical Care Improvement Project
OCALA
HEALTH
SYSTEM
ORMC/WMCH


MESSENGER





8 Wednesday, June 22, 2011


WWII

Veterans

Honored

The third Ocala Honor Flight flew on
June 14 taking 104 World War II veter-
ans to see their memorial in
Washington.
Donations fund the trip so there is no
cost to the veteran.
A crowd of about 1,500 people gathered
at the Ocala International Airport to
welcome the veterans home.

Photos by Michel Northsea


Mary Stewart and Elaine Sheets wait for their husbands to return home. Mary's hus-
band, Bill, is World War II veteran. Elaine's husband, Francis, was Stewart's escort.


Wally Beltowski, of Ocala Palms, visits with Sarah Thomas and her son, Haden of Dun-
nellon, while waiting for the Honor Flight to return home.


Many came dressed in red, white and blue to the wel-
coming event for the veterans on the Honor Flight.
Madelynn Simms fingers the Honor Flight dog tag given
to the returning veterans.


Veterans had the opportunities to swap stories through- Family and friends and those appreciative of our veterans gathered at the airport to welcome home the veterans
out the day, Sam Fowler, left, and Chuck Compton, right, after their day in Washington D.C.


MESSENGER






Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9


Stone Creek


Someone has to be the judge


I tricitl


Firing up the grill has
different meaning for each
of us. I love the flavor of
barbecue pork on the grill,
but steaks and chicken are
also favorites. We each
have our own favorite bar-
becue recipes. I know that
some of my husband's best
recipes were developed by
adding flavors to commer-
cial barbecue. The aroma
and taste of barbecue can
start the saliva glands flow-
ing.
Resident, Lynn Cooper
of Buckhead is an expert in
barbecue. He is certified
by two different sanction-
ing organizations: The
Kansas City Barbecue So-


city (KCBS) and the
Florida Barbecue Associa-
tion (FBA). He has the job
of traveling the state to
judge various barbecue
contests. Now, that is a job!
Lynn became interested
in judging barbecue when
he attended his very first
barbecue contest. It was
called the "High on the
Hog" barbecue festival in
Tennessee. It was a KCBS
sanctioned event. He had
just retired from McDon-
nell Douglas Aerospace in
St. Louis and he and his
wife, Linda had moved to
Winchester, Tennessee
where they thought they
would retire. He walked
around the contest site to
observe the wide array of
smokers in use and chatted
with several of the cooking
teams. He even got to sam-
ple many of the products.
After leaving the cooking
area, he came across the
judging area where he saw
the 'judges hard at work
sampling the cook teams'
entries.' Now, could that
entice someone who loves
barbecue to ask, "How do I
get that job?" This is when


Lynn learned that he had
to first become a member
of KCBS and he had to at-
tend one of the seminars
and then become certified
to judge. Lynn said, '"A few
years went by before I fi-
nally took the plunge. I was
trained and certified as a
KCBA judge in 2005 and
judged at the High on the
Hog contest that year.
Since then I have judged at
80 KCBS contests in 10
states." He joined the FBA
after he and Linda moved
to Stone Creek. He judged
his first FBA contest in
Palatka the weekend after
he was certified in Florida.
Since then he has judged
some 47+ FBA contests.
I asked Lynn if he had
his own 'secret' recipes. He
said, "No. As a matter of
fact, I sample enough good
barbecue on the weekends
that I no longer grill or bar-
becue at home." He says
that there is a difference
between barbecue and
grilling. Linda is a vegetar-
ian and so he does not see
the need to maintain a
smoker or grill for just one
person. He told me, "I do


not even go to a barbecue
restaurant anymore. Their
product does not compare
to the competition quality
barbecue that I sample at
the sanctioned contest."
His judging has taken
him to Indiana, Kentucky,
Mississippi, North and
South Carolina, Missouri,
Alabama, Georgia, Ten-

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Lynn Cooper, second from left, cooked with the Wolf
Brother barbecue team to complete the requirements
for Master Judge Certification last year in Dade City.


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Fathers honored at Saturday fete


S. . versation to add to the cel-
ebration of the evening.
Those attending were
asked to bring photos of
their fathers, and those
were enjoyed along with
stories about these special
gentlemen. The hostesses
for the evening (two of the
a most popular of our resi-
dents) prepared a presen-
( reissal station about the origin of
Father's Day with some
special songs and poems
T he Fairfield Village also added.
Clubhouse was the When I talked to the
scene on Saturday, ladies ahead of time, I
June 18, whenlearned some interesting
Cecile Gautier and Paula facts about their families.
LeBlanc hosted the Both Paula and Cecile
monthly SAC gathering are originally from Que-
that featured a tribute to bec, Canada. Each of the
fathers, ladies put considerable
As always, there was emphasis on the role fa-
plenty of terrifically good others play in the develop-
food and lots of good con-ment of children.


Paula grew up in Loui-
seville in a family of 8 chil-
dren, Her father, Lucien
LeBlanc, worked in a bak-
ery, then in a textile factory
before becoming an
owner/operator of a serv-
ice station. Cecile's father,
Joseph Gautier, worked
with the Canadian Pacific
Railroad. There were 12
children in the Gautier
family who lived in Mon-
treal.
The sweet ladies met
when they were teaching
in the same parochial
school and became life-
long friends.
They have lived in Fair-
field Village for over 15
years and are looked to for
spiritual comfort and en-
couragement because we
recognize their lives of ex-
emplary Christianity Even


though this is true, both
ladies have a lively sense
of humor and a wonder-
fully cheerful attitude to-
ward life.
Their beautiful smiles
can light up a room, and
each one of them has been
known to send a group into
happy laughter with their
light-hearted stories.
Since I am enroute to my
granddaughter's high
school graduation in
Springfield, Virginia, as I
write this, the lovely duo
and several of our neigh-
bors promised to get some
good photos of the special
evening for me to share
when I return.
When I get those, I will
add to this account of a fun
time in Fairfield Village
"...a lively place filled with
lovely people."


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nessee and now Florida. When I asked Lynn to add any
interesting tidbits that happened when judging events,
he told the following: "In KCBS, you become a Certified
Master Judge after you have judged 30 contests and
cooked with a competition cook team at one contest. I
was cooking with a team at a contest in Sevierville, Ten-
nessee one weekend when a ferocious storm blew
through town in the middle of the night. We had to hang
on to the pop-up tents to keep them from blowing away
At the same time we had to tend the smoker to maintain
the right cooking temperature. Other peoples' pop-up
were blowing through the air and crashing all around us.
The next morning the cook site looked as though a tor-
nado had blown through. But we were successful at
maintaining the smoker's cooking temperature and took
the first place award with our brisket entry It was a night
I will never forget. Thank goodness when I cooked with
a team in Haines City to achieve Master Judge status
with FBA the weather was perfect."
Lynn is active at Stone Creek. He has served on the Ar-
chitectural Review Committee since it was chartered in
March of 2009. He is also a charter member of the SC Vet-
erans Association and he is serving as the Quartermas-
ter (treasurer). If after reading this article, you might be
inclined to become a judge, Lynn has provided the fol-
lowing website: www.kcbs.us or www.flbbg.org. These
sites will also give a list of scheduled contests. When are
the grills being fired up for barbecue?


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Wednesday, June 22, 2011 11


Region posts jobless rate decline


Joblessness in Citrus,
Levy and Marion counties
dropped in May from 11.7
to 11.5 percent over the
month, and was 1.2 percent
down over the year, accord-
ing to last week's release of
employment data by the
Agency for Workforce Inno-
vation.
The unemployment rate
for Workforce Connection's
three-county region is one
percentage point above
Florida's rate of 10.5 per-
cent. The national unem-
ployment rate held at 8.7
percent.
Out of a labor force of
208,299 in the region, there
were 24,016 unemployed,
down from 24,128 over the
month, and 184,283 with
jobs, up from 182,329.
Jobless rates in May for
the Workforce region were
11.9 percent in Marion
County, down from 12.1
percent; 11.0 percent in
Citrus County and 10.3 per-
cent in Levy County, which
remained unchanged.
Rusty Skinner, Work-
force's chief executive offi-
cer, said all indicators are
"very positive" for the re-
gion. Not only has jobless-
ness dropped or held
steady in the region, but
Skinner said there have
been gains in job creation
and expansion of the labor
force which is the number
of those actively seeking
employment.
"That's what we needed
to see," Skinner said. "If we
just have a drop in the un-
employment rate, but no
concomitant gains in jobs
and labor force, then that
tells us people are getting
discouraged and giving up


or leaving the area. What
we're seeing today is very
positive. We're not out of
the woods, but we're start-
ing to see some light."
The number of unem-
ployed in Marion County
unemployment dipped by
134 to 15,832, at the same


time the labor force ex-
panded by 1,120 to 132,611
and the number of em-
ployed rose by 1,254 to
116,779. Nonagricultural
employment for the Ocala
Metropolitan Statistical
Area (MSA) was 90,400 in
May, down 1.8 percent.


King Crossword


ACROSS
1 "Dragnet"
star Jack
5 Newcomer
to society
8 Winged
12 Verbal
13 Raw
mineral
14 Hindu
princess
15 Aware of
16 Seizing
(from)
18 Jason of
football
20 Rural steps
21 - Hari
23 Verily
24 High
standing
28 Not
medium or
well-done
31 Actor
Harrison
32 "Get - on!"
34 "Ben-Hur"
author
Wallace
35 Grand story
37 Tending to
excrete
39 "Quiet!"
41 Humdinger
42 Get
45 Holly plants
49 Inquiry
51 Alpha
follower
52 Grecian
vessels


by Linda Thistle


7 3 4 1

2 9 5

6 1 7

7 4 6 2

9 2 1

8 6 3

6 5 8 3

1 9 8

4 1 7
Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way
that each row across, each column down and
each small 9-box square contains all of the
numbers from one to nine.




* Moderate ** Challenging
*** HOO BOY!
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Answers to puzzles on page 2


bunch?
8 More
Bohemian
9 Muham-
mad's foot
step-follow-
ing daughter
10 Bancroft or
Boleyn
11 Fixes illegally
17 Pigpen
19 - -tat-tat
22 Galore, in
disco-era
jargon
24 Before (Pref.)
25 Agent, for
short
26 Current
27 Twilight


times
29 Gun the
engine
30 Female
sheep
33 Donkey
(Ger.)
36 Gliding
dance step
38 "Jeopardy!"
emcee Alex
40 Smack
42 Blue shade
43 Rotate
44 At hand
46 TV's "Warrior
Princess"
47 Harrow rival
48 Back talk
50 Rowing tool


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54 Grandson of
Adam
55 Initial stake
56 Timecard
abbr.
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alternative
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flower
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