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Place of Publication: Ocala, Florida
Publication Date: 09-07-2011
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INDEX Quail Meadow......2 Social Security....2 Fairfield Village..7 Stone Creek........9 VOLUME 4, NUMBER 24 WEDNESDAY, September 7, 2011 9/11 events Page 4 Happenings Page 5 12Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Readers share their memories of Sept. 11, 2001 By Del Wilson O CALA In honor of Laura Marie Ragonese Snik, my niece. I was working for Time Warner Cable in the media department. I was in the office of the traffic person, she had a television in her office. We both stopped talking when we looked up and saw the first plane hit the Tower I just couldnt believe it. I knew something was terribly wrong, we were glued to the television listening, but not believing what we heard. Again, another plane hit. I felt this panic inside. I went to my desk and called my sister, I knew my niece worked in that Tower. This just could not be happening. The whole experience seemed surreal at the time, things started to move in slow motion. My boss was amazing, told me to go home, to check in with my family. I was living in Memphis at the time and my family was in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. I looked on the WMC-TV website and found a person in the News Media department. I emailed her to please give me any information that she could explaining about my niece. The media was swamped, they couldnt get any information either. At that time the second Tower imploded. I was think, Oh My God, could Laura possibly still be alive? Did she get out? I needed to get to my sister and niece and nephews, I had to be with my family. My husband came home from work to be with me. My oldest son was about a half hour from me, we were in constant contact with each other. I was on the phone with my sister telling her that I would be there. I flew out the next morning as early as I could. My son decided to drive overnight to get to Pennsylvania the next day. The rest is history, my niece was never found. We had a celebration of her life. It is a day we will never forget, a day. Sadly, this is a wound that wont heal, there is no closure. We dont want anyone to forget. We need to honor all of those people who died that day, to honor those who helped and to honor our country always.By Gloria Otten O CALA I was living on Staten Island, N.Y., at the time of the attacks. I worked in the St. George area, near the ferry terminal, with the city skyline directly in front of us. I went outside and saw the second plane hit. It was very traumatic mentally and heart wrenching. I was very worried for my son-in-law a firefighter and my stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, both police personnel. They all responded. The good Lord was watching over them that day. Unfortunately, my good friends son-inlaw wasnt so lucky, his name was Marc David Sullin, he was an EMT and he was trapped with a large group of firefighters in the second building. That was the group that wasnt found until February of 2002. They all died waiting to be rescued. I attended his memorial. I had just spent that Labor Day weekend at their home barbecue and the time I saw him, he was teaching his young son to catch a baseball. Ill never forget that picture in my mind of a young father and son playing catch in the back yard. I later received a copy of the documentary that was filmed by the French company that was documenting the Fire Department. While watching the film, I learned that the exploding sounds were not chunks of concrete from the buildings, but the bodies of people who threw themselves out of the building when they crashed to the ground. To this day, I cry every time I think of Marc and his son, or when I see anything on TV about that dreadful day. I hope and pray that we never have to witness another disaster of that magnitude. By June Dunai O CALA We were in a campground in Glacier National Park in Montana. In our motor home, we woke up and turned on the satellite TV and heard all the excitement about the first tower being struck by a plane. There was all kinds of speculation as to what had happened: was it an accident, intentional and, if so, who was responsible? Soon, other events took place as the other tower and the Pentagon were hit and the towers began to collapse. We stopped at other camp sites and told people what had happened, as many were in tents and campers without TV and had no idea what was going on. We lived in the motor home full time; that's why we had TV. After deciding to start back toward Florida, where we usually spent the winter. We stopped in the town of West Glacier to get money and were told the machines were not working. Why? New York! Oh no, how would we get home? But down the road a few hours later, things were working normally. All the way back to Florida, in small towns along the way, we noticed signs all over town saying "God Bless America" and similar things, and flags were flying everywhere--signs of patriotism not seen before or since. Many people were flying American flags on their cars or in windows. How things have changed in 10 years! By Peg Corkum O CALA Wake up and when the feet touch the floor, turn on the bedside radio to catch the daily news and weather. This is how my day started, not only over the years I went to work, but has carried over to my retirement years as well. 9/11/01 started as usual, but when I heard the report that a plane had smashed into one of the World Trade Center buildings, I immediately hurried to a TV. As I sat and watched, I recalled the many times I had flown from Boston to NYC and the awesome experience of weaving our way through the myriad of skyscrapers, and how thankful I was for each safe trip. Suddenly things became surreal anPHOTO BY PRISCILLA GEISSAL PHOTO BY JEFF BRYAN/RIVERLAND NEWSDenard Townsend, center, races around the right side for a 78-yard touchdown in the first quarter for West Ports JV. Please see 9/11 Page 3 By Jim Clark E DITOR DUNNELLON If the whole junior varsity football season is as entertaining as last weeks opener, Thursday nights are going to be fun for the next several weeks. The West Port JV opened its season last week with a hard-fought 36-28 win over Dunnellon. After three quarters of back-and-forth wide open football, the defenses took over in the final period, with the Wolf Pack defenders having the edge. Things started badly for the Wolf Pack when Dunnellons Kane Parks ran the opening kickoff back for a touchdown and a 6-0 lead just 10 seconds into the game. That was the last deep kickoff that Dunnellon saw, and that proved to be a key later in the game. West Port immediately bounced back. After a pair of bubble screens from Denard Townsend to Rudi Outar, Townsend kept the ball on third down and raced around the right sideline 78 yards for a touchdown. Townsend threw to Outar for the two-point conversion (neither team kicked an extra point all night) and with less than two minutes gone, it was 8-6. Coach Brad St. Germain told his team later, Lesser men would not have been able to bounce back from that rough start. It didnt take long for things to turn back the Tigers way. Five plays into the next possession, here came Parks again, this West Port JV topples Tigers Please see JV Page 3 0 0 0 9 6 0 P

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By Adon Williams S PECIALTOTHEM ESSENGER Do you plan to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits in January of 2012? We recommend you apply this October if youd like your benefits to begin in January. If the prospect of traveling to an office does not appeal to you, then save yourself a trip and consider the advantages of applying online for Social Security retirement benefits. The Social Security website at www.socialsecurity.gov makes the process easy and convenient. In most cases, once you submit your online application electronically, thats it. There are no additional forms to sign or paperwork to complete. In rare cases where we need additional information, a representative will contact you. You can complete your application for retirement benefits from the comfort of your home or office in as little as 15 minutes. Then you can celebrate 2012 by receiving your first Social Security payment on time. If you are not quite ready to retire, but are thinking about doing so in the near future, you may want to visit Social Securitys website to use our convenient and informative retirement planner at www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2. Here you can find out just how close you are to meeting your financial goals and then bookmark the website to file for retirement benefits whenever you are ready. We encourage people at any stage in their working career to use the Retirement Estimator for an instant, personalized estimate of future retirement benefits. Find it at www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator. Remember that youre always first in line when you go online, to www.socialsecurity.gov. Adon Williams is Social Security District Manager, Ocala. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 11 2Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger TO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403 MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 9:00 AM 4:00 PM Friday at 4:00 pm is the deadline for classified reader ads. DEADLINES CANCELLATIONSAll ads require prepayment. We accept: CHARGE IT!! ERRORS Advertisements may be canceled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials. Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error.Beware: Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by the West Marion Messenger. We make every ef fort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $5.12 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$5.12+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to West Marion Messenger office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call... 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Out of Town Real Estate TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN CONDO Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge Area 1 BED, 1 BATH Fully Furnished, stone fireplace, balcony and full resort amenities Lowest fees in area, rental income avail. possible owner financing $39,000 (352) 854-8511 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 We Buy Any Vehicle Perfect Condition or not so perfect, Titled, no title, no problem. I will pay up to $15,000 for Vehicles. Any make, Any model. Call A.J. (813) 335-3794 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403W EST M ARION M ESSENGERC LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! Quail Meadow M onday, Sept. 5 was Labor Day. This is a national holiday in our country. It is a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Originally, it was meant as a celebration of the labor movement and its achievements. Many other countries also have a Labor Day, but it is celebrated on May 1 also known as May Day. The first Labor Day celebrated in the USA was on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. After this, many states set aside a day to honor the workers. On June 28, 1894, the Congress of the United States passed an act making the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday. Celebration of Labor Day was to be a day of street parades to exhibit to the public the strength and spirit of the trade and labor organizations. The parades were to be followed by a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families. In 1909 the American Federation of Labor adopted the Sunday before Labor Day as Labor Sunday and dedicated to the spiritual and educational aspects of the labor movement. There are two different thoughts on who started Labor Day. Some records indicate that it was the idea of Peter McGuire, a co-founder of the AFL; while other historians give credit to Matthew Maguire, a machinist from Paterson, N.J. No one has been able to definitely define which one actually had the original idea. Today Labor Day is often thought of as the last long week-end of summer. We still have some parades and family picnics to mark an end of summer and the beginning of fall. There was a time when schools began the day after Labor Day, but I guess those days are gone. Several important events take place this week: Friday, the 9th, is the Ladies Luncheon at Olive Garden; Saturday, the 10th, is the potluck dinner at the clubhouse. Come join your friends and neighbors for a great meal. The much anticipated beginning of the bingo season is finally here! The games will begin on Tuesday, the 13th. Remember to fly your flags on Sunday, the 11th. The story of Labor Day from Quail Meadow Carolyn Slocumb Want to retire in 2012? 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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3 10Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Mars, your ruling planet, helps you deal with career challenges in a way that reflects some of your own hidden strengths. This impresses some important decision-makers. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your strong Bovine will, combined with your romantic nature (you are ruled by Venus), helps turn a romance with a potential for problems into one with more-positive possibilities. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Mercurys influence creates some unsettling moments, but nothing that you cant live with. Youll soon learn more about that major change that is about to be revealed. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Opportunities for you are like the phases of the Moon: constantly appearing and reappearing. So, cheer up. The opportunity you think you let slip by will be replaced by another. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) An opportunity that you hoped would open up for you remains closed. Stop wasting time scratching at it. Something else youll like will soon make itself apparent and accessible. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Congratulations. Youll soon hear some positive feedback for all the hard work you recently put into a project. A Pisces could soon swim into your personal life. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Someone whose friendship you felt you had to write off will try to revive it. What you do is up to you. But dont do it without giving it considerable thought. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A job-related plan might need to be reworked to allow for changes. Lucky for you that Saturn remains a strong influence that can help you focus on getting it done right. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) This is a good time to move into areas of selfdiscovery. You might be surprised about who you really are and how you really relate to those around you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Expect to confront someone who will make an unwelcome request. Stand by your resolve to do the right thing no matter what persuasion might be offered. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A friendly competition could become more contentious than you expected. Take time out to discuss the reasons behind this unexpected change, and act accordingly. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You have a wonderful mind for solving mysteries, so you should feel confident about solving the one developing very close to you. An unlikely source offers help. BORN THIS WEEK: Youre a great host or hostess. You love being with people, and youre very good about planning all sorts of social events that bring folks together. 2011 King Features Synd., Inc. Leisure other plane appeared and I watched in disbelief as it flew directory into the other WTC building. Disbelief is an understatement. Was this another Pearl Harbor? God help us! I think the most surreal moment was when building 1 and then building 2 just collapsed into a mountain of rubble. How could this be? Is this a modern-day Orson Wells sick idea of a joke. Unfortunately for the USA, it wasnt a joke, any more than the day President Kennedy was assassinated. 9/11/01 remains vivid in my mind and I relive it every time I think of it. We did rally round and come together as Americans should, didnt we. But for those who might have forgotten, perhaps we should play reruns on TV several times a year, just as a reminder of what can happen again. United we stand, divided we fall. My prayer: God, please bless America. By Rita Woch O CALA We were in Arkansas to celebrate the birth of our grandson, Joseph. We turned on CNN to see what was going on in the world and got the surprise of our lives. We watched as an airplane crashed into the first Twin Tower and I said, "This can't be happening. It must be a promo for a new movie." Needless to say, it was happening and it kept on happening and it was real. We watched all day and were horrified at the destruction and the deaths of the teams that were sent in to help. We will never forget that day and feel that it is the day that our country lost its innocence. We will never be the same. 9/11 continued from Page 1 time racing 54 yards for the score. The pass failed, but Dunnellon had a 12-8 lead. After a three-and-out for West Port, the Tigers took the ball and started a march down the field. Parks closed out the second quarter with a 27-yard gallop to the 22 and, after a good run for a first down by workhorse Brandon Smith, Parks eventually scored from the 11. Smith ran for two, and Dunnellon had widened its lead to 20-8. The to-and-fro continued as West Port drove for the score. Darius Ballard led the way by catching a 16yard swing pass from Townsend, running 12 yards on an option, and gaining 12 more on another option. In between, Searron Brooks picked up 15, and Townsend threw to Outar for 15 yards and the touchdown. The extra-point pass was incomplete, but it was 20-14. The defense stiffened and it was three-and-out, including a big tackle by Mark Franklin. A good punt return by Rickey McDuffie was nullified by a penalty, but the Wolf Pack came back anyway with a 25-yard run by Brooks leading to a 29-yard TD run by Townsend. Again the point failed, but now it was 20-20. As everyone caught their breath at halftime, both teams decided to show some defense. Dunnellon put points up with DAndre Munford recovering a blocked punt in the end zone and Smith running for two to make it 2820. But the teams defenses swapped good series and the ball went to West Port on the 27. On the first play, Townsend ran up the middle, and it went for 73 yards and another score. Brooks ran for two to tie the score. Remember that long kickoff? Remember that Dunnellon wasnt going to see any more of them? Well, on this kickoff, the squib kick went off a Dunnellon player and was recovered by Carlos Ginlock of West Port. That started a drive that would carry into the fourth quarter, and a key play was a first down run on a fourth-down conversion by Ballard. St. Germain praised the runner. He didnt get much playing time, but he picked up the most important first down of the night for us. On the next play Townsend, who ran for 228 yards in the game, scored from 16 yards out, then threw to McDuffie for two for the final 36-28 margin. Franklin picked up a sack against a worn-out Dunnellon team on a fourth-down play, but four-and-out gave Dunnellon another chance. This time the defense stiffened and took over on downs. Moments later, facing a fourth-and23 at the 47 of the Tigers, Townsend kept the ball for 33 yards and a first down at the 14, then took a knee to end the game. The next game on the Thursday night schedule is a freshman game at Forest on Sept. 8. The JV does not play again until the following week. JV continued from Page 1 PHOTO BY JEFF BRYAN/RIVERLAND NEWSBrett Harper picks up some yardage for the West Port JV. Vegetable garden expo setUF/IFAS Marion County Extension Service and Marion County Master Gardeners will conduct a vegetable garden expo on Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Marion County Extension Service auditorium (2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala) Get a head-start on your fall vegetable garden at the vegetable garden expo, hosted by UF/IFAS Marion County Extension Service and Marion County Master Gardeners. Stock up on garden accessories, supplies and seedlings at this one-stop garden shop. Attendees will also learn from seminars and get inspired by guided vegetable and herb garden tours. For more information, visit www.marioncoutyfl.org/extensionservice.htm or call 352-671-8400. 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Friday, Sept. 9Field of Flags at Highland Memorial ParkIn honor of the victims and heroes of September 11th, Highland Memorial Park will host the annual Field of Flags Remembrance on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 and 11. This is an event for the entire family. There is no charge to attend. Visitors are welcome from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily. Field of Flags will feature nearly 3,000 American flags, one for each victim and emergency responder who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. On Sunday from 6-9 p.m. a candlelight remembrance will take place while a multi-screen video tribute displays the story of events of and surrounding 9/11. FL Blood Centers will be onsite conducting a blood drive from 5 until 8. There will also be an interactive appreciation banner where visitors may leave messages of sympathy or appreciation for local law enforcement and fire rescue. Highland Memorial Park is at 1515 N.E. Third St.t in Ocala. For more information, call 352-369-1020. Saturday, Sept. 10 Ceremony at Veterans ParkA 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held at the Marion County Veterans Park on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m., and will last about one hour. Citizens, veterans and local first responders are invited. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. The address of the park is 2528 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Sunday, Sept. 11911 walk in Sholom Park.A short meditation walk will take place at 9:11 a.m. in Sholom Park in the shade to remember our interconnectedness. Show up for solidarity !. Contact Ingrid Crane at 352-854-7950 Interfaith ceremony at First CongregationalTen years after the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001 transformed our entire world, The Interfaith Alliance of Marion County invites members of all faith and non-faith traditions to come together on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 for a service of remembrance, hope and light at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 S.W. State Road 200. The event will begin at 7 p.m. after which light refreshments will be served. Hindus, Buddhists, Jews, Christians, Muslims. Jains, Bahai, Mormons, atheists, agnostics and all other members of the human family are welcome to become one in the spirit of universal love and compassion as they share memories, music and words of wisdom from their various liturgies. In so doing, Dr. Hal McSwain, chairman of the event and pastor of the host congregation, believes that we will deny terrorism any victory, honor those who have died, comfort those who still suffer, ennoble our common resolve and strengthen our community and our world. The Interfaith Alliance is a national organization devoted to the protection of faith and freedom and the separation of church and state. It seeks to unite diverse voices in order to challenge extremism and build common ground, echoing the words of renowned author Karen Armstrong who has written that If we want to preserve our humanity, we must make the compassionate voice of religion and morality a vibrant and dynamic force in our polarized world. For more information, please email TIAofMarionCountyFL@gmail.com or call Delphine Herbert at 352-873-9970. Ladies Auxiliary of VFWThe Ladies Auxiliary of the Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 will host a program for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. It will be held at the Post hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. In 2009 Congress designated 9/11 as a Day of Remembrance and Service. Families of the victims of the attack have started several organizations to honor their loved ones. Allisandra Kellerman started Hometown Hugs. This group sends packages to our men and women in the Armed Forces. In Belleview we have our own groupOperation Shoebox. Under the leadership of Mary Harper, this group of dedicated volunteers sends approximately 2,000 packages every month to our military personnel throughout the world. Our Auxiliary has supported this organization by sewing cloth bags, making Christmas stockings, and donating items to be included in their packages. In addition, we give monetary assistance to help with the postage. Our Veterans Family Services Chairperson, Marty Brehm, has a request for our members and the entire community. She wants you to write a thank you card, a thinking of you card, a note, or a letter for our service people. She will deliver this correspondence to Operation Shoebox headquarters. They will put a card in each of the packages they ship in the coming months. We want our soldiers to know that we support them, stand behind them, and appreciate the sacrifices they make every day. You can bring your mail to the 9/11 program, or drop them off at the Post. There will be a box in the canteen marked Mail for the Military. Marty has a goal of 500 pieces of mail! We are depending on all of you to help us reach our goal. Get your family friendsand neighbors, to help us make this a great project. Ocala Symphony at Appleton The Ocala Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor and Music Director Matthew Wardell, will perform the first of its four-part SoundArt Music Series Remembering 9/11 in the Auditorium at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. Admission is $15 per person or $55 for the series and includes a preconcert docent tour of the museum at 1, 1:30 and 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Appleton or through the Ocala Symphony Orchestra at 352-351-1606 or www.ocalasymphony.com.Countryside Presbyterian Our first Sunday Afternoon Arts at Countryside Concert will take place on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. Highway 200, Ocala at 3 p.m. A Musical Tribute to 9/11 will be performed by the Music Department of Countryside Presbyterian Church under the direction of Jo Ann Shaw. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 9 4Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger 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, Quail Meadow, 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 INFORMATION(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-9277 8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481 Editor Jim Clark Circulation Barbara Jaggers Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile Regional Manager John Provost Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Member of the Community Papers of Florida I want to get news in the Messenger. Call editor Jim Clark at 352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to editor@westmarionmessenger.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos may be left at the Messenger office in Kingsland Plaza. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Deadline for AdvertisingClassified Reader Ads 4 pm Friday Display Ads 5 pm Thursday Stone Creek L earning something new can be exciting. I have a friend who each year makes a decision to learn something new and challenging. Over the years, she has taught me a great lesson to expand my horizons and continue to learn. We are never too old to learn. Learning something new and having a great lunch is a wonderful combo. Last week, Culture Vultures had this winning combo. They had motivational speaker Clare Spiegel. Claire spoke on various topics and gave hints for expanding ones wardrobe with existing clothes. She gave practical tips on taking care of your clothes. She ended her talk by telling the audience the need to be grateful each and every day. As one practices gratitude, you will become aware of the beauty and goodness that surrounds you. What makes you grateful? President, Rita Singer, was grateful to the many members who gave their time selling tickets, setting up and cleaning up as well as serving the delicious food. The menu was prepared by Beth Mueller who Rita says, Is a culinary genius. Rita also wants to thank the many other volunteers who prepared the food and to George Kaufer for cooking all the chicken. According to Rita it was a great team effort. Rita would like to thank The Stone Creek Grille, lan Spa, Pulte Sales Office, Teresa and Christine from Beauty Within and Clare Spiegel for donating door prizes. This event raised over $500 which will go toward the purchase of the Yamaha Digital Piano for Stone Creek Reunion Center. This exciting project is becoming a reality because of the Culture Vultures Clubs fund raising events. What a great addition this piano will be to our beautiful Reunion Center! Another example of SC residents helping the Ocala Community Karen Stein wants to thank the Stone Creek Community for bringing the following school supplies to a first Friday event. The following was collected for Saddlewood Elementary School: 4 Binders, 27 folders, 59 spiral notebooks, 24 composition notebooks, 15 packs of paper, 25 boxes of crayons, 18 glue sticks, 5 bottles of glue, 400 pencils, 40 mechanical pencils, 3 packs of colored pencils, 12 packs of markers, 96 pens, 4 pairs of scissors, 9 packs of erasers, 2 calculators, 8 packages of pop up notes, 2 lunch boxes, 1 back pack, 4 rulers, a goodie bag for a teacher, and cash which we bought a gift card for the Learning Wheel. Stone Creek Grille Update: Stone Creek is firing up the grill! Create your own grilled special featuring: Salmon, Steaks, Chicken, and Ribs. Choose from a variety of sauces and toppings. Starting at $10.99 on Saturday, September 10th. Call for reservations: 352-291-2140 Lunch and Learn Patricia Gizzi Rita Singer, President of Culture Vultures, Marge Dumbaugh, Claire Spiegel. Amy Schwartz and Beth Mueller making Beth's famous egg clairs. George Kaufer grilling the chicken. 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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5 8Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKWMBA mixerThe West Marion Business Association held a mixer at Neighborhood Storage on West State Road 40 in the 6700 block. Above, Joe Giuliani, president of the WMBA, poses with Lacee Flesher, manager, left, and Johnie Etherington, who is manager of the State Road 200 office. Below, Kendra Scotti of Suntrust chats with Bill Johnson of Hiers-Baxley. Thursday, Sept. 8 Benefit planned for Honor Flight The public is invited to attend a special program and fundraiser for Honor Flight at Emeritus at Ocala West, Thursday, Sept. 8, 5 to 7 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be offered. Emeritus is located at 9070 S.W. 80th Ave., Ocala. Phone is 352-861-4444. NARFE chapter to meet The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 2279, and spouses will meet at the Olive Garden Restaurant on Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. for lunch. A short meeting will follow. Art, craft, lifestyle show at mallOne-of-a-kind art and crafts, unique gifts, products and services will be on display at the Art, Craft & Lifestyle Show at Paddock Mall. The event will feature a wide variety of arts and crafts, popular home-based businesses, and other products and services for lifestyle enhancement. The event will be Sept. 8 to 11, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The event is free to the public. The mall is at 3100 S.W. College Road in Ocala.Sunday, Sept. 11 Post Polio group to meetThe next meeting of the North Central Florida Post Polio Support Group will be on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Collins Health Resource Center, 9401 S.W. Highway 200, Bldg 300, Suite 303 in Ocala. The speaker will be Bruce Wolesky, DPM, PA. His topic will be Post Polio Survival Update. Thursday, Sept. 15 Air Force Association group meetsThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association (AFA) will hold our September meeting on Thursday evening, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Ocala Airport Administration Building, 750 S.W. 60th Ave. This is our annual awards meeting so plan to get there early. Our meetings are held every month, except August, on the third Thursday of each month at the same location. For more information call Mike Emig at 352-854-8328.Treasures await browsersThe Pioneer Garden Club will host an indoor-yard sale on Sept. 15 and 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale promises quality treasures and great prices, organizers say. The club is at 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Saturday, Sept. 17 Golf event to benefit Special Olympics The inaugural Be a Fan benefit golf tournament for Special Olympics Marion County, sponsored by the Ocala Palms Community, will be Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ocala Palms Golf and Country Club. There will be donuts, juice and coffee at 7:30 a.m. and a four-person best ball shotgun scramble at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $75 per player and includes green fees and cart, range balls and buffet lunch. There will be prizes and raffles. For sponsorship and team registration forms contact Peter Kowal at 352-629-5407 or e-mail peterkowal@embarqmail.com, or Diane Peterson, 352-690-1643 or e-mail dlpdiane@embarqmail.com. All About K ids E x po An All About Kids Expo will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Paddock Mall parking lot behind Sears from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free. The Lions Club vision and hearing screening van will be on site for free screenings. Children of all ages are welcome, Screenings are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your I-pods or MP3 players and plug them into CHIP and he can tell you if youre listening at a safe volumn. There will be Ocala Police Dept.. Kids Safety information and the Marion County Sheriffs Ofice D&A Kits/Cadet Program. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Happenings FAMILY FEATURES O ld-fashioned French Pot ice cream is incredibly dense, creamy and delicious on its own, but you can put a gourmet twist on a family favorite with thesefunandeasyrecipesfromGraetersIceCream. Make your own ice cream sandwiches with this recipe for irresistible Chocolate Chip Wheelies rolled in chocolate sprinkles theyll have your family begging for more. Create a special sundae with Graeters Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream,whichismadewithpremium, hand-selected Oregon black raspberries and Graeters signature dark chocolate chips. Serve something special with Individual Baked Alaskas. They are impressive to serve and easy to make. Change up the typical trifle by taking a unique twist: Cupcake Fruit Trifles with Vanilla Mascarpone Custard. Cupcake Fruit Trifles with Vanilla Mascarpone CustardYield: 20 trifles 16 ounces mascarpone cheese 1 pint Graeters Vanilla Ice Cream, thawed, refrigerated 1 quart heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks 4 to 6 cups of fruit: raspberries, strawberries, blueberries or oranges Sprinkle of sugar 20 yellow cupcakes, using recipe of choice, remove liners and cut into equal thirds, horizontally 20 wine or beverage glasses, 6 to 9 ounces Place the mascarpone cheese and ice cream in a mix ing bowl and whisk until smooth. Do not over mix. Fold whipped cream into mascarpone mixture, cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble trifles. When ready to assemble trifles, sprinkle fruit with a small amount of sugar, to create a syrupy consistency. To assemble trifle: Place a small amount of custard in bottom of glass. Add some fruit, followed by the bottom third of the cupcake. Continue to layer custard, fruit and cupcake slices, using three cupcake slices per glass. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with fruit just before serving. Note: it is best to make the trifle a few hours before serv ing, or the day before. Serving idea: Make your presentation extra special with a chocolate-painted glass. 8 ounces Graeters bittersweet chocolate sauce, room temperature 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted Combine ingredients until smooth. Place in paper pastry bag or plastic resealable bag. Cut tip of bag and drizzle chocolate on inside of cup. Refrig erate cups to harden chocolate. Fill with trifle as directed. Recipe courtesy of GraetersGourmet icecream dessertsyou can makeathome Individual Baked AlaskasYield: 8 servings 2 pints Graeters Ice Cream of choice, such as Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip 8 mini dessert shells, frozen 1/2 cup egg whites (about 4 to 5 eggs) 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt Placeicecreamintherefrigeratorfor10min utes to soften slightly. Line a heavy cookie sheet with parchment paper or heavy duty foil, and lightly spray with cooking spray. Line dessert shells on cookie sheet, about two inches apart. Firmly press a scoop of ice cream into each frozen shell. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and freeze for several hours or overnight. For meringue: Whisk together egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar, vanilla extract and salt in heatproof bowl. Set bowl in pan of gently simmering water to a warm water bath. Slowly whisk until sugar is dissolved and egg whites are about 110F. Remove bowl from water bath, and whisk mixture on high speed until stiff, about four to six minutes. Working quickly, use a spoon to spread meringue completely over each ice cream shell, covering it completely. Bake immedi ately, or freeze. Preheat oven to 500F, positioning rack in center of oven. Bake until meringue is lightly browned and set, about three minutes. If baking the meringue from a frozen state, it may take one or two minutes longer. Using a wide spatula, immediately transfer onto plates and serve. Recipe courtesy of Graeters Chocolate Chip WheeliesYield: Approximately 36 cookies or 18 wheelies 1/2 cup all-purpose shortening 1/2 cup lightly salted butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs 1/2teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4cup bread flour (substitute all-purpose if necessary) 1 1/3 cup cake flour 1 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 4 pints of your favorite Graeters Ice Cream flavor Chocolate sprinkles Preheat oven to 390F. Cream shortening, butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt and baking soda until smooth, about one minute. Add eggs and vanilla to mixture and cream until all ingre dients are incorporated. Add flour gradually and beat until well mixed. Stir in chips. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheet and bake for approximately 10 minutes. Once cookies are cooled, place in freezer until frozen. After freezing, sandwich your favorite flavor ice cream between two chocolate chip cookies. Immediately roll the edge of the sandwich in chocolate sprinkles. Recipe courtesy of Graeters Cupcake Fruit Trifles with Vanilla Mascarpone Custard Individual Baked Alaskas Chocolate Chip Wheelies 141Yearsof CreaminessIn 1870, Louis C. Graeter began making hand-made ice cream in the Queen City, Cincinnati. A tremen dous success, the business grew steadily for many years, pass ing to each successive genera tion of the family. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Graeters Ice Cream is a beloved tradition, faith fully following the century-old recipes, all-natural and highquality ingredients, and methods of production. The magic behind Graeters is the French Pot process. By creat ing just two gallons at a time and hand-packing each pint, the ice cream is dense and creamy unlike any other. Graeters is also famous for the mas sive chunks of bittersweet chocolate found in its signature chip flavors. Gour met liquid choco late is poured into the French Pot just as the ice cream is finish ing. The result is velvety smooth chunks of choco late in every bite. To find Graeters at a grocery store near you, or to order online, visit www.graeters.com. 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107 Kingsland Plaza 352-291-7626 SALES SERVICE PARTS & ACCESSORIES WE BUY GOLF CARTS! GOLF CART ENCLOSURES RENTALS BATTERIES Our battery prices includes installing the battery. FREE inspection, pick-up and delivery. 00094YO O C A L A G O L F C A R T S U P E R C E N T E R O C A L A G O L F C A R T S U P E R C E N T E R O CALA G OLF C ART S UPERCENTER Offer good til 9-14-11 6V Trojan Batteries $ 459 Installed Only We sell and service Club Car, EZ-Go and all other makes and models W O W W O W WOW

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R ecently I received a most poignant email which I modified somewhat since I spent 40+ years as an English teacher in Northwest Georgia. I found this piece totally appropriate for this 10th anniversary year of that horrendous Tuesday in 2001 when life as we had known it in our wonderful U.S.A. changed so monumentally. I present it here as a piece of the fabric of our American quilt which it behooves us all to piece together and keep together as the greatest nation in the world. MAY WE NEVER FORGET! When God takes something from our grasp, God is not punishing us, but merely opening our hands to receive something better. With the ten year anniversary of what has come to be known cryptically just as 9/11, each of us will remember where we were and the horror we felt as we watched the unbelievable events of that day unfold before us on live television. With just a few days left before that daythis year on Sundaywe can only hope that the American public will honor all those who lost their lives, lost loved ones, or were directly and indirectly involved with the horror brought to our homeland by terrorists whose mindset cannot be fathomed by those of us who put such high value on human life and dignity. With this in mind, a very simple program has been promoted (largely by email) to demonstrate and recognize appropriately the patriotic nature of the majority of Americans. The Program On Sunday, 9/11/11, an American flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in the United States. Every individual should make it his/her duty to honor the memories of those lost and injured on this 10th anniversary of one of our countrys worst tragedies. We hope to honor not only those affected that day and who continue to endure unending pain but also to encourage those who daily are fighting at home and abroad to preserve our cherished freedoms. In the days, weeks, and months following 9/11, our country was bathed in American flags as citizens mourned the incredible losses and stood shoulder to shoulder against terrorism. Sadly, those flags have all but disappeared. Our patriotism pulled us through some tough times, and it should not take another attack to galvanize us in solidarity. Our American flag is the fabric of our country; and, together, we can prevail over terrorism of all kinds. So, heres what we should consider: 1. Take a moment to think back to how you personally felt on 9/11 and let those sentiments guide you. 2. Fly an American flag of any size on 9/11. Honestly, many Americans believe we should fly the flag year-round; but if not every day, then at least make it a priority on this day. 3. Never take our freedom for granted. All of our predecessors and those today who put their lives literally on the line for the rest of us every day should be in our hearts and in our prayers because we cannot ever pay them for their commitment. Thank you for your participation in being a part of the sea of RED, WHITE, and BLUE that will be flying across our wonderful U.S.A. May God bless you and may God bless America. This prayer comes from Fairfield Village a lively place filled with lovely people. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 7 6Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger West Marion Messenger 8810 W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com Opinion Among Friends On Point T his coming weekend is a time for solemn remembering of an event that everyone who was older than a toddler will recall forever the attack on America by Osama bin Ladens troops, including two planes crashing into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and another into a field in Pennsylvania. I n that one, we all remember, the passengers revolted against the hijackers and gave their lives to stop a further attack on Washington, D.C. It was Sept. 11, 2001, and we all recall what we were doing that day. For me, I was at a newspaper where I didnt have to be at work until about 11 a.m., and I was at home, eating breakfast Remembering the awful feelings of Sept. 11 Jim Clark Weakening of water board Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislatures move to cut the Southwest Florida Water Management District funding and promise to shift the agencys core mission is troubling. We understand voters sent a clear message last election that they want taxes cut and government spending curbed. However, the amount being cut from the budget of the water management district, commonly known as Swiftmud, will effectively curtail the agencys effectiveness and lead us dangerously close to a centralization of power. Swiftmud has had its problems, but it has accomplished a great deal of good. An example is the upcoming Three Sisters Springs storm-water project that is being paid out of Swiftmuds budget. The loss of local control and input regarding vital water projects with the legislative changes is very disconcerting. The basin boards have been eliminated and now all requests will be handled by the larger governing board. Smaller counties like Citrus will not have equal representation on the larger governing board, which means whatever available funds there are will go to the larger counties. Gov. Scott sees privatization as an answer to many government woes and, while that makes sense in many areas, it appears quite likely he intends to push water governance in that direction, where water becomes a commodity vs. a resource. By their very nature private enterprises are, first and foremost, concerned with the bottom line. While the success of businesses and their ability to function without unnecessary government intrusion are critical factors in a free-enterprise society, matters related to health, safety and welfare to include water resources are best left to government. Otherwise, profits get more attention than whats best for the broader community. We lament the loss of local control over our water projects and are concerned about the future of Swiftmud and the future of our environment. Citrus County Chronicle O ur M essage PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGAN REGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOST EDITOR: JIM CLARK Messenger WEST MARION Editorial as soon as we saw the towers collapse, but we had no idea who was behind the terrorism. We had no knowledge of how widespread these attacks were, or were going to be. Thats why every plane in the U.S. was ordered to land within a few hours of the attacks. No one knew if any others were carrying suicide hijackers. There were gut-wrenching tales from families of some of the victims. Some of those on the planes were able to get cell phone calls out to their loved ones, the last time their voices would be heard. From those calls we eventually got more information on what went on aboard the aircraft. For the families on the ground, those calls were devastating, and I would imagine they are haunted by them to this day. There was heroism of all types that was eventually made known. At the towers, there were workers who helped rescue their friends, only to die themselves. There were the firefighters and police who dedicated themselves to trying to save people. Some of them made it out, many didnt. There were the people on Flight 93, whose cell calls made it apparent to those on the ground that they were going to try to get control of the plane. They apparently never did, but they did prevent the aircraft from crashing to another building, probably the U.S. Capitol in D.C. And there was the flight attendant named Betty, who was on the air phone to her supervisors as her plane hit the tower. She provided some crucial information, being able to tell those on the ground what seats the hijackers were occupying. With that information, examination of the manifests made it easy to pinpoint who the hijackers were. However, back on Sept. 11, 2001, we had no idea about a lot of this. I had to get a small daily local newspaper out, but like everyone else, I found information scarce as the day unfolded. There were more rumors than facts. We were worried where the president was, and if he was safe. People old enough to remember will tell you that the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor was just as bad, or worse. But the difference is technology. There were no cell phones, no live TV. Thats what made it hit home a lot harder for Americans in 2001. There is a listing in todays paper of upcoming memorial events. Please take time to attend at least one. A lot of Americans gave their lives that day its only right that we show support.Jim Clark is the editor of the West Marion Messenger. He can be reached at editor@westmarionmessenger.com or at 352-854-3986. Reader Opinions Invited The opinions expressed in West Marion Messenger editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in letters to the editor and guest columns. Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 8543986. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributons are printed. Letters longer than 350 words may be regarded as columns and printed on a space-available basis, and writers will be limited to one contribution per week. The deadline is one week prior to each Wednesdays issue. Send letters to: The West Marion Messenger Editor, 8810 S.W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com. and watching the Today program. It was late in the show that the first word came over that a plane had hit the World Trade Center. Shortly thereafter, the TV showed the towers with smoke billowing out of one of them. Then, suddenly, you saw the second plane come crashing in, and viewers knew, sometimes even before the commentators, that this was deliberate. It was no accident. That led to one of the most dramatic days in the history of American television, as networks scrambled to get the story right. We watched as word drifted in that another plane crashed into the Pentagon in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. Eventually we heard about the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania, but still it took quite a while to link this plane to the attacks. Now we watch the well edited specials on various TV networks, including the ones Ive been seeing on the National Geographic channel. All the information is there, neatly packaged into a series of specials about two hours long, each. As time goes by and we see these news clips, its easy to forget the feeling of the unknown that swept through the nation that day. We knew there was a massive loss of life Please answer our poll question: Do you feel safer today than you did 10 years ago? Go to www.westmarionmessenger.com Fairfield Village Fairfield Villagers will not forget Sept. 11 Priscilla Geissal Priscilla Geissals little sailor with his flag --a gift to her from our wonderful, Reba Newman, who moved back to Reynoldsburg, Ohio, to be closer to family. Reba was one of our most patriotic neighbors. 00092TX 00096GA 00092BT

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R ecently I received a most poignant email which I modified somewhat since I spent 40+ years as an English teacher in Northwest Georgia. I found this piece totally appropriate for this 10th anniversary year of that horrendous Tuesday in 2001 when life as we had known it in our wonderful U.S.A. changed so monumentally. I present it here as a piece of the fabric of our American quilt which it behooves us all to piece together and keep together as the greatest nation in the world. MAY WE NEVER FORGET! When God takes something from our grasp, God is not punishing us, but merely opening our hands to receive something better. With the ten year anniversary of what has come to be known cryptically just as 9/11, each of us will remember where we were and the horror we felt as we watched the unbelievable events of that day unfold before us on live television. With just a few days left before that daythis year on Sundaywe can only hope that the American public will honor all those who lost their lives, lost loved ones, or were directly and indirectly involved with the horror brought to our homeland by terrorists whose mindset cannot be fathomed by those of us who put such high value on human life and dignity. With this in mind, a very simple program has been promoted (largely by email) to demonstrate and recognize appropriately the patriotic nature of the majority of Americans. The Program On Sunday, 9/11/11, an American flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in the United States. Every individual should make it his/her duty to honor the memories of those lost and injured on this 10th anniversary of one of our countrys worst tragedies. We hope to honor not only those affected that day and who continue to endure unending pain but also to encourage those who daily are fighting at home and abroad to preserve our cherished freedoms. In the days, weeks, and months following 9/11, our country was bathed in American flags as citizens mourned the incredible losses and stood shoulder to shoulder against terrorism. Sadly, those flags have all but disappeared. Our patriotism pulled us through some tough times, and it should not take another attack to galvanize us in solidarity. Our American flag is the fabric of our country; and, together, we can prevail over terrorism of all kinds. So, heres what we should consider: 1. Take a moment to think back to how you personally felt on 9/11 and let those sentiments guide you. 2. Fly an American flag of any size on 9/11. Honestly, many Americans believe we should fly the flag year-round; but if not every day, then at least make it a priority on this day. 3. Never take our freedom for granted. All of our predecessors and those today who put their lives literally on the line for the rest of us every day should be in our hearts and in our prayers because we cannot ever pay them for their commitment. Thank you for your participation in being a part of the sea of RED, WHITE, and BLUE that will be flying across our wonderful U.S.A. May God bless you and may God bless America. This prayer comes from Fairfield Village a lively place filled with lovely people. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 7 6Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger West Marion Messenger 8810 W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com Opinion Among Friends On Point T his coming weekend is a time for solemn remembering of an event that everyone who was older than a toddler will recall forever the attack on America by Osama bin Ladens troops, including two planes crashing into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and another into a field in Pennsylvania. I n that one, we all remember, the passengers revolted against the hijackers and gave their lives to stop a further attack on Washington, D.C. It was Sept. 11, 2001, and we all recall what we were doing that day. For me, I was at a newspaper where I didnt have to be at work until about 11 a.m., and I was at home, eating breakfast Remembering the awful feelings of Sept. 11 Jim Clark Weakening of water board Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislatures move to cut the Southwest Florida Water Management District funding and promise to shift the agencys core mission is troubling. We understand voters sent a clear message last election that they want taxes cut and government spending curbed. However, the amount being cut from the budget of the water management district, commonly known as Swiftmud, will effectively curtail the agencys effectiveness and lead us dangerously close to a centralization of power. Swiftmud has had its problems, but it has accomplished a great deal of good. An example is the upcoming Three Sisters Springs storm-water project that is being paid out of Swiftmuds budget. The loss of local control and input regarding vital water projects with the legislative changes is very disconcerting. The basin boards have been eliminated and now all requests will be handled by the larger governing board. Smaller counties like Citrus will not have equal representation on the larger governing board, which means whatever available funds there are will go to the larger counties. Gov. Scott sees privatization as an answer to many government woes and, while that makes sense in many areas, it appears quite likely he intends to push water governance in that direction, where water becomes a commodity vs. a resource. By their very nature private enterprises are, first and foremost, concerned with the bottom line. While the success of businesses and their ability to function without unnecessary government intrusion are critical factors in a free-enterprise society, matters related to health, safety and welfare to include water resources are best left to government. Otherwise, profits get more attention than whats best for the broader community. We lament the loss of local control over our water projects and are concerned about the future of Swiftmud and the future of our environment. Citrus County Chronicle O ur M essage PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGAN REGIONALMANAGER: JOHN PROVOST EDITOR: JIM CLARK Messenger WEST MARION Editorial as soon as we saw the towers collapse, but we had no idea who was behind the terrorism. We had no knowledge of how widespread these attacks were, or were going to be. Thats why every plane in the U.S. was ordered to land within a few hours of the attacks. No one knew if any others were carrying suicide hijackers. There were gut-wrenching tales from families of some of the victims. Some of those on the planes were able to get cell phone calls out to their loved ones, the last time their voices would be heard. From those calls we eventually got more information on what went on aboard the aircraft. For the families on the ground, those calls were devastating, and I would imagine they are haunted by them to this day. There was heroism of all types that was eventually made known. At the towers, there were workers who helped rescue their friends, only to die themselves. There were the firefighters and police who dedicated themselves to trying to save people. Some of them made it out, many didnt. There were the people on Flight 93, whose cell calls made it apparent to those on the ground that they were going to try to get control of the plane. They apparently never did, but they did prevent the aircraft from crashing to another building, probably the U.S. Capitol in D.C. And there was the flight attendant named Betty, who was on the air phone to her supervisors as her plane hit the tower. She provided some crucial information, being able to tell those on the ground what seats the hijackers were occupying. With that information, examination of the manifests made it easy to pinpoint who the hijackers were. However, back on Sept. 11, 2001, we had no idea about a lot of this. I had to get a small daily local newspaper out, but like everyone else, I found information scarce as the day unfolded. There were more rumors than facts. We were worried where the president was, and if he was safe. People old enough to remember will tell you that the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor was just as bad, or worse. But the difference is technology. There were no cell phones, no live TV. Thats what made it hit home a lot harder for Americans in 2001. There is a listing in todays paper of upcoming memorial events. Please take time to attend at least one. A lot of Americans gave their lives that day its only right that we show support.Jim Clark is the editor of the West Marion Messenger. He can be reached at editor@westmarionmessenger.com or at 352-854-3986. Reader Opinions Invited The opinions expressed in West Marion Messenger editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in letters to the editor and guest columns. Persons wishing to contact the editor should call 8543986. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributons are printed. Letters longer than 350 words may be regarded as columns and printed on a space-available basis, and writers will be limited to one contribution per week. The deadline is one week prior to each Wednesdays issue. Send letters to: The West Marion Messenger Editor, 8810 S.W. State Road 200, suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com. and watching the Today program. It was late in the show that the first word came over that a plane had hit the World Trade Center. Shortly thereafter, the TV showed the towers with smoke billowing out of one of them. Then, suddenly, you saw the second plane come crashing in, and viewers knew, sometimes even before the commentators, that this was deliberate. It was no accident. That led to one of the most dramatic days in the history of American television, as networks scrambled to get the story right. We watched as word drifted in that another plane crashed into the Pentagon in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. Eventually we heard about the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania, but still it took quite a while to link this plane to the attacks. Now we watch the well edited specials on various TV networks, including the ones Ive been seeing on the National Geographic channel. All the information is there, neatly packaged into a series of specials about two hours long, each. As time goes by and we see these news clips, its easy to forget the feeling of the unknown that swept through the nation that day. We knew there was a massive loss of life Please answer our poll question: Do you feel safer today than you did 10 years ago? Go to www.westmarionmessenger.com Fairfield Village Fairfield Villagers will not forget Sept. 11 Priscilla Geissal Priscilla Geissals little sailor with his flag --a gift to her from our wonderful, Reba Newman, who moved back to Reynoldsburg, Ohio, to be closer to family. Reba was one of our most patriotic neighbors. 00092TX 00096GA 00092BT

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5 8Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger PHOTOS BY JIM CLARKWMBA mixerThe West Marion Business Association held a mixer at Neighborhood Storage on West State Road 40 in the 6700 block. Above, Joe Giuliani, president of the WMBA, poses with Lacee Flesher, manager, left, and Johnie Etherington, who is manager of the State Road 200 office. Below, Kendra Scotti of Suntrust chats with Bill Johnson of Hiers-Baxley. Thursday, Sept. 8 Benefit planned for Honor Flight The public is invited to attend a special program and fundraiser for Honor Flight at Emeritus at Ocala West, Thursday, Sept. 8, 5 to 7 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be offered. Emeritus is located at 9070 S.W. 80th Ave., Ocala. Phone is 352-861-4444. NARFE chapter to meet The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 2279, and spouses will meet at the Olive Garden Restaurant on Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. for lunch. A short meeting will follow. Art, craft, lifestyle show at mallOne-of-a-kind art and crafts, unique gifts, products and services will be on display at the Art, Craft & Lifestyle Show at Paddock Mall. The event will feature a wide variety of arts and crafts, popular home-based businesses, and other products and services for lifestyle enhancement. The event will be Sept. 8 to 11, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The event is free to the public. The mall is at 3100 S.W. College Road in Ocala.Sunday, Sept. 11 Post Polio group to meetThe next meeting of the North Central Florida Post Polio Support Group will be on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Collins Health Resource Center, 9401 S.W. Highway 200, Bldg 300, Suite 303 in Ocala. The speaker will be Bruce Wolesky, DPM, PA. His topic will be Post Polio Survival Update. Thursday, Sept. 15 Air Force Association group meetsThe Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136 of the Air Force Association (AFA) will hold our September meeting on Thursday evening, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Ocala Airport Administration Building, 750 S.W. 60th Ave. This is our annual awards meeting so plan to get there early. Our meetings are held every month, except August, on the third Thursday of each month at the same location. For more information call Mike Emig at 352-854-8328.Treasures await browsersThe Pioneer Garden Club will host an indoor-yard sale on Sept. 15 and 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale promises quality treasures and great prices, organizers say. The club is at 4331 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Saturday, Sept. 17 Golf event to benefit Special Olympics The inaugural Be a Fan benefit golf tournament for Special Olympics Marion County, sponsored by the Ocala Palms Community, will be Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ocala Palms Golf and Country Club. There will be donuts, juice and coffee at 7:30 a.m. and a four-person best ball shotgun scramble at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $75 per player and includes green fees and cart, range balls and buffet lunch. There will be prizes and raffles. For sponsorship and team registration forms contact Peter Kowal at 352-629-5407 or e-mail peterkowal@embarqmail.com, or Diane Peterson, 352-690-1643 or e-mail dlpdiane@embarqmail.com. All About K ids E x po An All About Kids Expo will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Paddock Mall parking lot behind Sears from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free. The Lions Club vision and hearing screening van will be on site for free screenings. Children of all ages are welcome, Screenings are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your I-pods or MP3 players and plug them into CHIP and he can tell you if youre listening at a safe volumn. There will be Ocala Police Dept.. Kids Safety information and the Marion County Sheriffs Ofice D&A Kits/Cadet Program. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Happenings FAMILY FEATURES O ld-fashioned French Pot ice cream is incredibly dense, creamy and delicious on its own, but you can put a gourmet twist on a family favorite with thesefunandeasyrecipesfromGraetersIceCream. Make your own ice cream sandwiches with this recipe for irresistible Chocolate Chip Wheelies rolled in chocolate sprinkles theyll have your family begging for more. Create a special sundae with Graeters Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream,whichismadewithpremium, hand-selected Oregon black raspberries and Graeters signature dark chocolate chips. Serve something special with Individual Baked Alaskas. They are impressive to serve and easy to make. Change up the typical trifle by taking a unique twist: Cupcake Fruit Trifles with Vanilla Mascarpone Custard. Cupcake Fruit Trifles with Vanilla Mascarpone CustardYield: 20 trifles 16 ounces mascarpone cheese 1 pint Graeters Vanilla Ice Cream, thawed, refrigerated 1 quart heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks 4 to 6 cups of fruit: raspberries, strawberries, blueberries or oranges Sprinkle of sugar 20 yellow cupcakes, using recipe of choice, remove liners and cut into equal thirds, horizontally 20 wine or beverage glasses, 6 to 9 ounces Place the mascarpone cheese and ice cream in a mix ing bowl and whisk until smooth. Do not over mix. Fold whipped cream into mascarpone mixture, cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble trifles. When ready to assemble trifles, sprinkle fruit with a small amount of sugar, to create a syrupy consistency. To assemble trifle: Place a small amount of custard in bottom of glass. Add some fruit, followed by the bottom third of the cupcake. Continue to layer custard, fruit and cupcake slices, using three cupcake slices per glass. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with fruit just before serving. Note: it is best to make the trifle a few hours before serv ing, or the day before. Serving idea: Make your presentation extra special with a chocolate-painted glass. 8 ounces Graeters bittersweet chocolate sauce, room temperature 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted Combine ingredients until smooth. Place in paper pastry bag or plastic resealable bag. Cut tip of bag and drizzle chocolate on inside of cup. Refrig erate cups to harden chocolate. Fill with trifle as directed. Recipe courtesy of GraetersGourmet icecream dessertsyou can makeathome Individual Baked AlaskasYield: 8 servings 2 pints Graeters Ice Cream of choice, such as Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip 8 mini dessert shells, frozen 1/2 cup egg whites (about 4 to 5 eggs) 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt Placeicecreamintherefrigeratorfor10min utes to soften slightly. Line a heavy cookie sheet with parchment paper or heavy duty foil, and lightly spray with cooking spray. Line dessert shells on cookie sheet, about two inches apart. Firmly press a scoop of ice cream into each frozen shell. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and freeze for several hours or overnight. For meringue: Whisk together egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar, vanilla extract and salt in heatproof bowl. Set bowl in pan of gently simmering water to a warm water bath. Slowly whisk until sugar is dissolved and egg whites are about 110F. Remove bowl from water bath, and whisk mixture on high speed until stiff, about four to six minutes. Working quickly, use a spoon to spread meringue completely over each ice cream shell, covering it completely. Bake immedi ately, or freeze. Preheat oven to 500F, positioning rack in center of oven. Bake until meringue is lightly browned and set, about three minutes. If baking the meringue from a frozen state, it may take one or two minutes longer. Using a wide spatula, immediately transfer onto plates and serve. Recipe courtesy of Graeters Chocolate Chip WheeliesYield: Approximately 36 cookies or 18 wheelies 1/2 cup all-purpose shortening 1/2 cup lightly salted butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs 1/2teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4cup bread flour (substitute all-purpose if necessary) 1 1/3 cup cake flour 1 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 4 pints of your favorite Graeters Ice Cream flavor Chocolate sprinkles Preheat oven to 390F. Cream shortening, butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt and baking soda until smooth, about one minute. Add eggs and vanilla to mixture and cream until all ingre dients are incorporated. Add flour gradually and beat until well mixed. Stir in chips. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheet and bake for approximately 10 minutes. Once cookies are cooled, place in freezer until frozen. After freezing, sandwich your favorite flavor ice cream between two chocolate chip cookies. Immediately roll the edge of the sandwich in chocolate sprinkles. Recipe courtesy of Graeters Cupcake Fruit Trifles with Vanilla Mascarpone Custard Individual Baked Alaskas Chocolate Chip Wheelies 141Yearsof CreaminessIn 1870, Louis C. Graeter began making hand-made ice cream in the Queen City, Cincinnati. A tremen dous success, the business grew steadily for many years, pass ing to each successive genera tion of the family. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Graeters Ice Cream is a beloved tradition, faith fully following the century-old recipes, all-natural and highquality ingredients, and methods of production. The magic behind Graeters is the French Pot process. By creat ing just two gallons at a time and hand-packing each pint, the ice cream is dense and creamy unlike any other. Graeters is also famous for the mas sive chunks of bittersweet chocolate found in its signature chip flavors. Gour met liquid choco late is poured into the French Pot just as the ice cream is finish ing. The result is velvety smooth chunks of choco late in every bite. To find Graeters at a grocery store near you, or to order online, visit www.graeters.com. 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107 Kingsland Plaza 352-291-7626 SALES SERVICE PARTS & ACCESSORIES WE BUY GOLF CARTS! GOLF CART ENCLOSURES RENTALS BATTERIES Our battery prices includes installing the battery. FREE inspection, pick-up and delivery. 00094YO O C A L A G O L F C A R T S U P E R C E N T E R O C A L A G O L F C A R T S U P E R C E N T E R O CALA G OLF C ART S UPERCENTER Offer good til 9-14-11 6V Trojan Batteries $ 459 Installed Only We sell and service Club Car, EZ-Go and all other makes and models W O W W O W WOW

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Friday, Sept. 9Field of Flags at Highland Memorial ParkIn honor of the victims and heroes of September 11th, Highland Memorial Park will host the annual Field of Flags Remembrance on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 and 11. This is an event for the entire family. There is no charge to attend. Visitors are welcome from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily. Field of Flags will feature nearly 3,000 American flags, one for each victim and emergency responder who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. On Sunday from 6-9 p.m. a candlelight remembrance will take place while a multi-screen video tribute displays the story of events of and surrounding 9/11. FL Blood Centers will be onsite conducting a blood drive from 5 until 8. There will also be an interactive appreciation banner where visitors may leave messages of sympathy or appreciation for local law enforcement and fire rescue. Highland Memorial Park is at 1515 N.E. Third St.t in Ocala. For more information, call 352-369-1020. Saturday, Sept. 10 Ceremony at Veterans ParkA 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held at the Marion County Veterans Park on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m., and will last about one hour. Citizens, veterans and local first responders are invited. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. The address of the park is 2528 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Sunday, Sept. 11911 walk in Sholom Park.A short meditation walk will take place at 9:11 a.m. in Sholom Park in the shade to remember our interconnectedness. Show up for solidarity !. Contact Ingrid Crane at 352-854-7950 Interfaith ceremony at First CongregationalTen years after the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001 transformed our entire world, The Interfaith Alliance of Marion County invites members of all faith and non-faith traditions to come together on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 for a service of remembrance, hope and light at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 S.W. State Road 200. The event will begin at 7 p.m. after which light refreshments will be served. Hindus, Buddhists, Jews, Christians, Muslims. Jains, Bahai, Mormons, atheists, agnostics and all other members of the human family are welcome to become one in the spirit of universal love and compassion as they share memories, music and words of wisdom from their various liturgies. In so doing, Dr. Hal McSwain, chairman of the event and pastor of the host congregation, believes that we will deny terrorism any victory, honor those who have died, comfort those who still suffer, ennoble our common resolve and strengthen our community and our world. The Interfaith Alliance is a national organization devoted to the protection of faith and freedom and the separation of church and state. It seeks to unite diverse voices in order to challenge extremism and build common ground, echoing the words of renowned author Karen Armstrong who has written that If we want to preserve our humanity, we must make the compassionate voice of religion and morality a vibrant and dynamic force in our polarized world. For more information, please email TIAofMarionCountyFL@gmail.com or call Delphine Herbert at 352-873-9970. Ladies Auxiliary of VFWThe Ladies Auxiliary of the Angela S. Santos VFW Post 4781 will host a program for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. It will be held at the Post hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. In 2009 Congress designated 9/11 as a Day of Remembrance and Service. Families of the victims of the attack have started several organizations to honor their loved ones. Allisandra Kellerman started Hometown Hugs. This group sends packages to our men and women in the Armed Forces. In Belleview we have our own groupOperation Shoebox. Under the leadership of Mary Harper, this group of dedicated volunteers sends approximately 2,000 packages every month to our military personnel throughout the world. Our Auxiliary has supported this organization by sewing cloth bags, making Christmas stockings, and donating items to be included in their packages. In addition, we give monetary assistance to help with the postage. Our Veterans Family Services Chairperson, Marty Brehm, has a request for our members and the entire community. She wants you to write a thank you card, a thinking of you card, a note, or a letter for our service people. She will deliver this correspondence to Operation Shoebox headquarters. They will put a card in each of the packages they ship in the coming months. We want our soldiers to know that we support them, stand behind them, and appreciate the sacrifices they make every day. You can bring your mail to the 9/11 program, or drop them off at the Post. There will be a box in the canteen marked Mail for the Military. Marty has a goal of 500 pieces of mail! We are depending on all of you to help us reach our goal. Get your family friendsand neighbors, to help us make this a great project. Ocala Symphony at Appleton The Ocala Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor and Music Director Matthew Wardell, will perform the first of its four-part SoundArt Music Series Remembering 9/11 in the Auditorium at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. Admission is $15 per person or $55 for the series and includes a preconcert docent tour of the museum at 1, 1:30 and 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Appleton or through the Ocala Symphony Orchestra at 352-351-1606 or www.ocalasymphony.com.Countryside Presbyterian Our first Sunday Afternoon Arts at Countryside Concert will take place on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 S.W. Highway 200, Ocala at 3 p.m. A Musical Tribute to 9/11 will be performed by the Music Department of Countryside Presbyterian Church under the direction of Jo Ann Shaw. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 9 4Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger 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, Quail Meadow, 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 INFORMATION(352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 854-9277 8810 S.W. State Road 200, Suite 104, Ocala, FL 34481 Editor Jim Clark Circulation Barbara Jaggers Inside Sales/Office Coordinator -Michel Northsea Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean and Susie Mirabile Regional Manager John Provost Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Member of the Community Papers of Florida I want to get news in the Messenger. Call editor Jim Clark at 352-854-3986 or send by e-mail to editor@westmarionmessenger.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Friday the week before publication. Mail and photos may be left at the Messenger office in Kingsland Plaza. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Deadline for AdvertisingClassified Reader Ads 4 pm Friday Display Ads 5 pm Thursday Stone Creek L earning something new can be exciting. I have a friend who each year makes a decision to learn something new and challenging. Over the years, she has taught me a great lesson to expand my horizons and continue to learn. We are never too old to learn. Learning something new and having a great lunch is a wonderful combo. Last week, Culture Vultures had this winning combo. They had motivational speaker Clare Spiegel. Claire spoke on various topics and gave hints for expanding ones wardrobe with existing clothes. She gave practical tips on taking care of your clothes. She ended her talk by telling the audience the need to be grateful each and every day. As one practices gratitude, you will become aware of the beauty and goodness that surrounds you. What makes you grateful? President, Rita Singer, was grateful to the many members who gave their time selling tickets, setting up and cleaning up as well as serving the delicious food. The menu was prepared by Beth Mueller who Rita says, Is a culinary genius. Rita also wants to thank the many other volunteers who prepared the food and to George Kaufer for cooking all the chicken. According to Rita it was a great team effort. Rita would like to thank The Stone Creek Grille, lan Spa, Pulte Sales Office, Teresa and Christine from Beauty Within and Clare Spiegel for donating door prizes. This event raised over $500 which will go toward the purchase of the Yamaha Digital Piano for Stone Creek Reunion Center. This exciting project is becoming a reality because of the Culture Vultures Clubs fund raising events. What a great addition this piano will be to our beautiful Reunion Center! Another example of SC residents helping the Ocala Community Karen Stein wants to thank the Stone Creek Community for bringing the following school supplies to a first Friday event. The following was collected for Saddlewood Elementary School: 4 Binders, 27 folders, 59 spiral notebooks, 24 composition notebooks, 15 packs of paper, 25 boxes of crayons, 18 glue sticks, 5 bottles of glue, 400 pencils, 40 mechanical pencils, 3 packs of colored pencils, 12 packs of markers, 96 pens, 4 pairs of scissors, 9 packs of erasers, 2 calculators, 8 packages of pop up notes, 2 lunch boxes, 1 back pack, 4 rulers, a goodie bag for a teacher, and cash which we bought a gift card for the Learning Wheel. Stone Creek Grille Update: Stone Creek is firing up the grill! Create your own grilled special featuring: Salmon, Steaks, Chicken, and Ribs. Choose from a variety of sauces and toppings. Starting at $10.99 on Saturday, September 10th. Call for reservations: 352-291-2140 Lunch and Learn Patricia Gizzi Rita Singer, President of Culture Vultures, Marge Dumbaugh, Claire Spiegel. Amy Schwartz and Beth Mueller making Beth's famous egg clairs. George Kaufer grilling the chicken. 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Four Sunday Services year-round; and very friendly and mission-minded too! When we retired to Ocala from Ohio and began looking for a church, we wanted to keep experiencing babies being baptized, childrens choirs, teenagers being confirmed, and youth Sundays! Now, weve found everything we were looking for and more at First Presbyterian Church in the historic district of Downtown Ocala! C h u r c h S h o p p i n g ? Church Shopping? 000966G National Cremation Society Topics Include: Preplanning Options Veterans Benefits Travel Protection Interest-Free Financing Please, First-Time Attendees Only Floridas Oldest and Largest N ATIONAL C REMATION S OCIETY FREE Seminar T h i n k i n g A b o u t Thinking About C r e m a t i o n ? Cremation? 352-728-0093 Please call for reservations Limited Seating Cockadoodles Restaurant 206 Tompkins St., Inverness September 14 & 23 11:00 a.m. Complimentary lunch will be provided

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3 10Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Mars, your ruling planet, helps you deal with career challenges in a way that reflects some of your own hidden strengths. This impresses some important decision-makers. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your strong Bovine will, combined with your romantic nature (you are ruled by Venus), helps turn a romance with a potential for problems into one with more-positive possibilities. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Mercurys influence creates some unsettling moments, but nothing that you cant live with. Youll soon learn more about that major change that is about to be revealed. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Opportunities for you are like the phases of the Moon: constantly appearing and reappearing. So, cheer up. The opportunity you think you let slip by will be replaced by another. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) An opportunity that you hoped would open up for you remains closed. Stop wasting time scratching at it. Something else youll like will soon make itself apparent and accessible. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Congratulations. Youll soon hear some positive feedback for all the hard work you recently put into a project. A Pisces could soon swim into your personal life. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Someone whose friendship you felt you had to write off will try to revive it. What you do is up to you. But dont do it without giving it considerable thought. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A job-related plan might need to be reworked to allow for changes. Lucky for you that Saturn remains a strong influence that can help you focus on getting it done right. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) This is a good time to move into areas of selfdiscovery. You might be surprised about who you really are and how you really relate to those around you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Expect to confront someone who will make an unwelcome request. Stand by your resolve to do the right thing no matter what persuasion might be offered. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A friendly competition could become more contentious than you expected. Take time out to discuss the reasons behind this unexpected change, and act accordingly. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You have a wonderful mind for solving mysteries, so you should feel confident about solving the one developing very close to you. An unlikely source offers help. BORN THIS WEEK: Youre a great host or hostess. You love being with people, and youre very good about planning all sorts of social events that bring folks together. 2011 King Features Synd., Inc. Leisure other plane appeared and I watched in disbelief as it flew directory into the other WTC building. Disbelief is an understatement. Was this another Pearl Harbor? God help us! I think the most surreal moment was when building 1 and then building 2 just collapsed into a mountain of rubble. How could this be? Is this a modern-day Orson Wells sick idea of a joke. Unfortunately for the USA, it wasnt a joke, any more than the day President Kennedy was assassinated. 9/11/01 remains vivid in my mind and I relive it every time I think of it. We did rally round and come together as Americans should, didnt we. But for those who might have forgotten, perhaps we should play reruns on TV several times a year, just as a reminder of what can happen again. United we stand, divided we fall. My prayer: God, please bless America. By Rita Woch O CALA We were in Arkansas to celebrate the birth of our grandson, Joseph. We turned on CNN to see what was going on in the world and got the surprise of our lives. We watched as an airplane crashed into the first Twin Tower and I said, "This can't be happening. It must be a promo for a new movie." Needless to say, it was happening and it kept on happening and it was real. We watched all day and were horrified at the destruction and the deaths of the teams that were sent in to help. We will never forget that day and feel that it is the day that our country lost its innocence. We will never be the same. 9/11 continued from Page 1 time racing 54 yards for the score. The pass failed, but Dunnellon had a 12-8 lead. After a three-and-out for West Port, the Tigers took the ball and started a march down the field. Parks closed out the second quarter with a 27-yard gallop to the 22 and, after a good run for a first down by workhorse Brandon Smith, Parks eventually scored from the 11. Smith ran for two, and Dunnellon had widened its lead to 20-8. The to-and-fro continued as West Port drove for the score. Darius Ballard led the way by catching a 16yard swing pass from Townsend, running 12 yards on an option, and gaining 12 more on another option. In between, Searron Brooks picked up 15, and Townsend threw to Outar for 15 yards and the touchdown. The extra-point pass was incomplete, but it was 20-14. The defense stiffened and it was three-and-out, including a big tackle by Mark Franklin. A good punt return by Rickey McDuffie was nullified by a penalty, but the Wolf Pack came back anyway with a 25-yard run by Brooks leading to a 29-yard TD run by Townsend. Again the point failed, but now it was 20-20. As everyone caught their breath at halftime, both teams decided to show some defense. Dunnellon put points up with DAndre Munford recovering a blocked punt in the end zone and Smith running for two to make it 2820. But the teams defenses swapped good series and the ball went to West Port on the 27. On the first play, Townsend ran up the middle, and it went for 73 yards and another score. Brooks ran for two to tie the score. Remember that long kickoff? Remember that Dunnellon wasnt going to see any more of them? Well, on this kickoff, the squib kick went off a Dunnellon player and was recovered by Carlos Ginlock of West Port. That started a drive that would carry into the fourth quarter, and a key play was a first down run on a fourth-down conversion by Ballard. St. Germain praised the runner. He didnt get much playing time, but he picked up the most important first down of the night for us. On the next play Townsend, who ran for 228 yards in the game, scored from 16 yards out, then threw to McDuffie for two for the final 36-28 margin. Franklin picked up a sack against a worn-out Dunnellon team on a fourth-down play, but four-and-out gave Dunnellon another chance. This time the defense stiffened and took over on downs. Moments later, facing a fourth-and23 at the 47 of the Tigers, Townsend kept the ball for 33 yards and a first down at the 14, then took a knee to end the game. The next game on the Thursday night schedule is a freshman game at Forest on Sept. 8. The JV does not play again until the following week. JV continued from Page 1 PHOTO BY JEFF BRYAN/RIVERLAND NEWSBrett Harper picks up some yardage for the West Port JV. Vegetable garden expo setUF/IFAS Marion County Extension Service and Marion County Master Gardeners will conduct a vegetable garden expo on Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Marion County Extension Service auditorium (2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala) Get a head-start on your fall vegetable garden at the vegetable garden expo, hosted by UF/IFAS Marion County Extension Service and Marion County Master Gardeners. Stock up on garden accessories, supplies and seedlings at this one-stop garden shop. Attendees will also learn from seminars and get inspired by guided vegetable and herb garden tours. For more information, visit www.marioncoutyfl.org/extensionservice.htm or call 352-671-8400. SPONSORED BY FLORIDA STAMP DEALERS ASSOCIATION & GENERAL FRANCIS MARION STAMP CLUB SAT., SEPT. 10 10AM-5PM SUN., SEPT. 11 10AM-3PM Amadeus Hotel, 3621 W. Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, FL 34475 (Interstate 75, Exit 352 & Hwy. 40) Free Admission & Parking Free Door Prizes Free Stamps for Children Free Appraisals Stamps for Collectors Bought, Sold, Traded For Information, Contact Sheldon Rogg E-mail: h.rogg@verizon.net www.floridastampdealers.org (727) 364-6897 0008YAO Eyecare hours are: M T TH F 8:30 -5:00; W 1:00-6:00 Select Sat. are available United Health Care Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield Provider Heath Brook Commons (next to Publix) 5400 SW College Rd/Highway 200, Suite 106, Ocala, FL 34474 Dr. James A. Muse B o a r d C e r t i f i e d Board Certified O p t o m e t r i c P h y s i c i a n Optometric Physician Our commitment to personalized eyecare... Your eyes are our masterpiece. museumeyecare@live.com Need a NEW Optometrist? 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Meet Duke Stoetzer Duke will describe the Legendary Days of Boomtown Dunnellon This program promises to be informative as well as entertaining. J a s m i n e P l a z a 3 5 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6 1 6 0 S W S R 2 0 0 U n i t 1 0 4 O c a l a F l o r i d a 3 4 4 7 6 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 S T O R E H O U R S : T U E S F R I 1 0 5 S A T 1 0 2 STORE HOURS: TUES.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 www.jandjjewelersocala.com Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 + tax B UYING Y OUR O LD G OLD A L L R E P A I R S D O N E O N P R E M I S E S A L L R E P A I R S D O N E O N P R E M I S E S A LL R EPAIRS D ONE ON P REMISES 00094W8 CITIZEN WATCHES SALE 20% TO 40% OFF B ATTERIES $ 8 00 0009439 EXPIRES 9/30/11 WMM SMC Must have 4 players. Not valid with any other offer. Valid after 9am $ 8 0 0 0 $ 80 00 All inclusive: 18 holes of golf & golf carts, hotdog lunch special. 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By Adon Williams S PECIALTOTHEM ESSENGER Do you plan to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits in January of 2012? We recommend you apply this October if youd like your benefits to begin in January. If the prospect of traveling to an office does not appeal to you, then save yourself a trip and consider the advantages of applying online for Social Security retirement benefits. The Social Security website at www.socialsecurity.gov makes the process easy and convenient. In most cases, once you submit your online application electronically, thats it. There are no additional forms to sign or paperwork to complete. In rare cases where we need additional information, a representative will contact you. You can complete your application for retirement benefits from the comfort of your home or office in as little as 15 minutes. Then you can celebrate 2012 by receiving your first Social Security payment on time. If you are not quite ready to retire, but are thinking about doing so in the near future, you may want to visit Social Securitys website to use our convenient and informative retirement planner at www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2. Here you can find out just how close you are to meeting your financial goals and then bookmark the website to file for retirement benefits whenever you are ready. We encourage people at any stage in their working career to use the Retirement Estimator for an instant, personalized estimate of future retirement benefits. Find it at www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator. Remember that youre always first in line when you go online, to www.socialsecurity.gov. Adon Williams is Social Security District Manager, Ocala. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 7, 2011 11 2Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger TO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403 MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 9:00 AM 4:00 PM Friday at 4:00 pm is the deadline for classified reader ads. DEADLINES CANCELLATIONSAll ads require prepayment. We accept: CHARGE IT!! ERRORS Advertisements may be canceled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials. Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error.Beware: Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by the West Marion Messenger. We make every ef fort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $5.12 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$5.12+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to West Marion Messenger office at 8810 SW SR 200, Unit 104, Ocala, FL 34481 or call... 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ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKS FREE TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Out of Town Real Estate TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN CONDO Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge Area 1 BED, 1 BATH Fully Furnished, stone fireplace, balcony and full resort amenities Lowest fees in area, rental income avail. possible owner financing $39,000 (352) 854-8511 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 We Buy Any Vehicle Perfect Condition or not so perfect, Titled, no title, no problem. I will pay up to $15,000 for Vehicles. Any make, Any model. Call A.J. (813) 335-3794 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403W EST M ARION M ESSENGERC LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! Quail Meadow M onday, Sept. 5 was Labor Day. This is a national holiday in our country. It is a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Originally, it was meant as a celebration of the labor movement and its achievements. Many other countries also have a Labor Day, but it is celebrated on May 1 also known as May Day. The first Labor Day celebrated in the USA was on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. After this, many states set aside a day to honor the workers. On June 28, 1894, the Congress of the United States passed an act making the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday. Celebration of Labor Day was to be a day of street parades to exhibit to the public the strength and spirit of the trade and labor organizations. The parades were to be followed by a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families. In 1909 the American Federation of Labor adopted the Sunday before Labor Day as Labor Sunday and dedicated to the spiritual and educational aspects of the labor movement. There are two different thoughts on who started Labor Day. Some records indicate that it was the idea of Peter McGuire, a co-founder of the AFL; while other historians give credit to Matthew Maguire, a machinist from Paterson, N.J. No one has been able to definitely define which one actually had the original idea. Today Labor Day is often thought of as the last long week-end of summer. We still have some parades and family picnics to mark an end of summer and the beginning of fall. There was a time when schools began the day after Labor Day, but I guess those days are gone. Several important events take place this week: Friday, the 9th, is the Ladies Luncheon at Olive Garden; Saturday, the 10th, is the potluck dinner at the clubhouse. Come join your friends and neighbors for a great meal. The much anticipated beginning of the bingo season is finally here! The games will begin on Tuesday, the 13th. Remember to fly your flags on Sunday, the 11th. The story of Labor Day from Quail Meadow Carolyn Slocumb Want to retire in 2012? 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INDEX Quail Meadow......2 Social Security....2 Fairfield Village..7 Stone Creek........9 VOLUME 4, NUMBER 24 WEDNESDAY, September 7, 2011 9/11 events Page 4 Happenings Page 5 12Wednesday, September 7, 2011 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Readers share their memories of Sept. 11, 2001 By Del Wilson O CALA In honor of Laura Marie Ragonese Snik, my niece. I was working for Time Warner Cable in the media department. I was in the office of the traffic person, she had a television in her office. We both stopped talking when we looked up and saw the first plane hit the Tower I just couldnt believe it. I knew something was terribly wrong, we were glued to the television listening, but not believing what we heard. Again, another plane hit. I felt this panic inside. I went to my desk and called my sister, I knew my niece worked in that Tower. This just could not be happening. The whole experience seemed surreal at the time, things started to move in slow motion. My boss was amazing, told me to go home, to check in with my family. I was living in Memphis at the time and my family was in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. I looked on the WMC-TV website and found a person in the News Media department. I emailed her to please give me any information that she could explaining about my niece. The media was swamped, they couldnt get any information either. At that time the second Tower imploded. I was think, Oh My God, could Laura possibly still be alive? Did she get out? I needed to get to my sister and niece and nephews, I had to be with my family. My husband came home from work to be with me. My oldest son was about a half hour from me, we were in constant contact with each other. I was on the phone with my sister telling her that I would be there. I flew out the next morning as early as I could. My son decided to drive overnight to get to Pennsylvania the next day. The rest is history, my niece was never found. We had a celebration of her life. It is a day we will never forget, a day. Sadly, this is a wound that wont heal, there is no closure. We dont want anyone to forget. We need to honor all of those people who died that day, to honor those who helped and to honor our country always.By Gloria Otten O CALA I was living on Staten Island, N.Y., at the time of the attacks. I worked in the St. George area, near the ferry terminal, with the city skyline directly in front of us. I went outside and saw the second plane hit. It was very traumatic mentally and heart wrenching. I was very worried for my son-in-law a firefighter and my stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, both police personnel. They all responded. The good Lord was watching over them that day. Unfortunately, my good friends son-inlaw wasnt so lucky, his name was Marc David Sullin, he was an EMT and he was trapped with a large group of firefighters in the second building. That was the group that wasnt found until February of 2002. They all died waiting to be rescued. I attended his memorial. I had just spent that Labor Day weekend at their home barbecue and the time I saw him, he was teaching his young son to catch a baseball. Ill never forget that picture in my mind of a young father and son playing catch in the back yard. I later received a copy of the documentary that was filmed by the French company that was documenting the Fire Department. While watching the film, I learned that the exploding sounds were not chunks of concrete from the buildings, but the bodies of people who threw themselves out of the building when they crashed to the ground. To this day, I cry every time I think of Marc and his son, or when I see anything on TV about that dreadful day. I hope and pray that we never have to witness another disaster of that magnitude. By June Dunai O CALA We were in a campground in Glacier National Park in Montana. In our motor home, we woke up and turned on the satellite TV and heard all the excitement about the first tower being struck by a plane. There was all kinds of speculation as to what had happened: was it an accident, intentional and, if so, who was responsible? Soon, other events took place as the other tower and the Pentagon were hit and the towers began to collapse. We stopped at other camp sites and told people what had happened, as many were in tents and campers without TV and had no idea what was going on. We lived in the motor home full time; that's why we had TV. After deciding to start back toward Florida, where we usually spent the winter. We stopped in the town of West Glacier to get money and were told the machines were not working. Why? New York! Oh no, how would we get home? But down the road a few hours later, things were working normally. All the way back to Florida, in small towns along the way, we noticed signs all over town saying "God Bless America" and similar things, and flags were flying everywhere--signs of patriotism not seen before or since. Many people were flying American flags on their cars or in windows. How things have changed in 10 years! By Peg Corkum O CALA Wake up and when the feet touch the floor, turn on the bedside radio to catch the daily news and weather. This is how my day started, not only over the years I went to work, but has carried over to my retirement years as well. 9/11/01 started as usual, but when I heard the report that a plane had smashed into one of the World Trade Center buildings, I immediately hurried to a TV. As I sat and watched, I recalled the many times I had flown from Boston to NYC and the awesome experience of weaving our way through the myriad of skyscrapers, and how thankful I was for each safe trip. Suddenly things became surreal anPHOTO BY PRISCILLA GEISSAL PHOTO BY JEFF BRYAN/RIVERLAND NEWSDenard Townsend, center, races around the right side for a 78-yard touchdown in the first quarter for West Ports JV. Please see 9/11 Page 3 By Jim Clark E DITOR DUNNELLON If the whole junior varsity football season is as entertaining as last weeks opener, Thursday nights are going to be fun for the next several weeks. The West Port JV opened its season last week with a hard-fought 36-28 win over Dunnellon. After three quarters of back-and-forth wide open football, the defenses took over in the final period, with the Wolf Pack defenders having the edge. Things started badly for the Wolf Pack when Dunnellons Kane Parks ran the opening kickoff back for a touchdown and a 6-0 lead just 10 seconds into the game. That was the last deep kickoff that Dunnellon saw, and that proved to be a key later in the game. West Port immediately bounced back. After a pair of bubble screens from Denard Townsend to Rudi Outar, Townsend kept the ball on third down and raced around the right sideline 78 yards for a touchdown. Townsend threw to Outar for the two-point conversion (neither team kicked an extra point all night) and with less than two minutes gone, it was 8-6. Coach Brad St. Germain told his team later, Lesser men would not have been able to bounce back from that rough start. It didnt take long for things to turn back the Tigers way. Five plays into the next possession, here came Parks again, this West Port JV topples Tigers Please see JV Page 3 0 0 0 9 6 0 P


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