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INDEX Rev. Snyder..........3 Fairfield Village..5 Stone Creek........8 Quail Meadow......9 VOLUME 8, NUMBER 32 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 Puzzles Page 12 ClassifiedsPage 1412 Wednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger 000IXDP 000IWYW Saturday, October 4, 2014 VIP Preview 5-6pm Event 6-9pm *Limited Availability. Taxes not included. *Fo r tick ets only go to the Chronicle site listed below .Vip $55 advance only$149 Gener al Admission $25 advance $30 at the door Get Your Tickets Now!Call 800-6 32-6 26 2to reserve your room www.PlantationOnCrystalRiver.com A weekend to get away, have fun and be treated like a Diva!Shop Til You Drop Cocktails Hors doeuvres Massage Jewelry Clothing Cosmetics & More! Over $3 500 in Doo r Prizes 9301 Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 1 Night Stay & 2 General Admission Diva Tickets www.chronicleonlin e.com/divanight AA Western Wear Abitare Salon & Day Spa Alpaca Magic Arbonne Susan Reynolds Body Transformations Citrus County Jazzercise Color Me Wicked Complete Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Connollys Sod & Nursery Connors Gifts Crazy On Outdoors Dental Cosmetic Dr Santa Cruz Eclectic Ends Salon Everyones Massage Florida Department of Health Citrus County Frame Design The Garden Shed Georgieos Hair Designs Gold Rush Heart of the Garden Inverness Yoga It Works Wraps Jafra Cosmetics Jenuine Designs John Meyers Locks/ Mamas Kuntry Kafe Juice Plus Karma Resale Shoppe La Te Da Boutique M Hair Studio and the Spa at M Mez Mer Eyes Mosaic Tile Oragami Owl Rodan & Field Skin Care Silipada Tracy Specialty Gems Suncoast Eye Center Suncoast Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center The Honey Hole The New Image Med Spa Thirty One by Valorie, Donna & Geraldine Timberlane Chiropractic Sisto Plastic Surgery Towne and Country All Wood Furniture Waverley Florist Whalen Jewelers Wine Shop III Zebra Candles Zen Zone Will Construction Zibye Weight 50+ v endors Crystal Automotive Citrus Pest Management Gardner Audiology HPH Hospice Suncoast Plumbing & Electric Rock Solid Creat ions Vendors PHOTOS BY KIM KRYSTOPAStone Creek softballThe Stone Creek community recently saw the opening of its new softball field. Above, In the above photo, Dotty Valentine sings the National Anthem. See story and more photos on Page 8. Natasha Murphy, an intensive reading teacher at West Port High School in Ocala, is Floridas Reading Teacher of the Year. Murphy, a 12-year full-time employee of the district, recently received the news from the Florida Reading Association, a professional organization made up of reading teachers, literacy specialists, and others with professional reading interests. Murphy will formally accept her award in mid-October at the Florida Reading Conference in Orlando. As part of the honor, her registration and accommodation fees are complimentary. Why did she win? Murphy says its because she takes her students on multiple field trips each year to bring reading alive. Her reluctant readers, as she calls them, quickly learn how words on a page translate to real-life experiences. Murphy first worked for Marion County Public Schools as a substitute teacher and paraprofessional. She later moved to full-time teaching at West Port Middle and Liberty Middle before moving to her current position at West Port High. She was also Teacher of the Year at West Port Middle (2005-06) and West Port High (201213). A Lake Weir High alumna, Murphy graduated from the College of Central Florida and earned her bachelors degree in religion at St. Leo University. For more information, contact Murphy at 352-291-4000 or Natasha.Murphy@marion.k12.fl.us. Reading teacher honored Murphy Two years and more than a thousand miles separated Giuseppe DiBella and his beloved toy fox terrier, Nika, but a tiny microchip (along with some help from friends) is bringing them back together. Two years ago, Nika went missing from DiBellas yard in Newburg, New York. He contacted law enforcement, posted fliers and even put her microchip number online to no avail. Though the months went on, DiBella said he didnt lose hope. I never gave up, he said. I kept wishing she was OK. Last week, a thin toy fox terrier found her way to the front door of an Ocala home. Abby Rivera, a friend of the homeowner, brought the little dog to her workplace (a family veterinarian), hoping the dog had a microchip. Staff scanned Nika, found a chip and called Marion County Animal Services with the stray dog and contact information for someone who lived in New York. An animal control officer brought Nika to Marion County Animal Services where staff there tried to find the tiny dogs owner. To DiBellas disbelief, he received an email from Marion County Animal Services telling him his toy fox terrier was at the shelter. I didnt even know where Marion County was, DiBella said. I was so surprised when I realized it was in Florida. Nikas journey isnt quite over, but she is a whole lot closer to home. A family Incredible Journey: Dog from New York found here Please see DOG Page 3 PHOTO BY RON RATNER5K cancer runSome of the runners take off at the 5K cancer run held Saturday at the Sheriffs Office. The clock is ticking for West Port theatre groupWest Port High Schools Omega Theatre Company will present Instant Theatre (Just Add Coffee), on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door or in advance at www.seatyourself.biz/wphs. Twenty-four hour theatre has been a popular event in both educational and professional theatre for the past 10 or so years. In West Ports version, teams of actors and technicians will come together on Friday afternoon to hear the theme of their plays for the first time. They will then have 24 hours to write, rehearse, and find costumes and props for an evening of short plays to be performed before a live audience on Saturday evening. The purpose of this form is to encourage our students to collaborate, improvise, and create in a fast-paced, high energy atmosphere, all of which are essential components of theatre. I love seeing what they create, said Janet Shelley, West Ports theatre director. The Marion County Center for the Arts (MCCA) is a magnet program for talented high school students in Please see THEATER, Page 3 Powerful blasts will echo throughout the Ocala community as Rabbi Yossi Hecht blows the shofar, or rams horn, for Jews across town to celebrate the Jewish New Year which begins Wednesday, Sept. 24. Blowing through the narrow end of the horn of a ram like a trumpet, Yossi Hecht will herald the beginning of the Jewish New Year, called Rosh Hashanah. The shofar is sounded each year during the holiday to herald the beginning of the Jewish season of repentance. Because of its importance, Jews have traditionally been required to hear the shofar on Rosh Hashanah. All are invited to hear this powerful performance and fulfill one of Rosh Hashanas most important rituals. The shofar is the central symbol of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanahs two daysthis year on Thursday, Sept. 25 and Friday, Sept. 26. Services begin at 10 a.m. during which the shofar will be blown and are followed by a delicious holiday Lunch buffet. In addition to alerting the Jewish community to the approaching holiday, the sound of the shofar is also a reminder of Gods kingship and a call to repentance. The blast of the shofar is a powerful call to repentance, and the opening act to one of the happiest times of a new year, said Rabbi Yossi Hecht who will blow the shofar for the community. Wherever Jews are in Ocala and The Villages, I invite them to witness this meaningful alert to the season! Wherever our Jewish family is, we make sure to hear the sound of the shofar and get excited for the year to come, said David Shapiro President of The Chabad Jewish Center. The shofar reminds us that while we should take the new year to improve ourselves and our community, we also have plenty of reason to celebrate what we have. Other Rosh Hashanah programs include Rosh Hashanha Evening Service, Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., followed by a gourmet glatt kosher dinner at the Hilton of Ocala. All are welcome! No membership or affiliation is required! English Hebrew Prayer Books are provided. All services are free of charge donations are appreciated! For more information about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, visit www.JewishMarion.org/HighHolidays. To find High Holiday services in hundreds of cities throughout the world, visit www.JewishMarion.org/HighHolidayServices. Rabbi to blow rams horn in Ocala Rotary donationCheryl Deamer-Boykin was one of the founding members of the Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest in 2001 and she was the first administrator of West Marion Community Hospital. She is the reason why the club meets there every Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. Unfortunately Cheryl was the victim of her husband's murder-suicide plot in 2003. One year later the Rotary Club endowed a nursing scholarship in her memory through the College of Central Florida Foundation. The Rotary club continues to contribute to the scholarship and Chris Knife, the foundations Executive Director, was presented with literally a huge check from the Rotary club at its meeting on Sept. 2. Pictured are Rotary Past President Bonnie Clark, President John Klopfer, Chris Knife and club Charter Member W. E. "Bucky" Bishop Jr.

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The Trail of Terror Tram Ride will begin in the park by the Felburn Pavilion the first tram will depart at 7 p.m. and the last tram departs at 9:30 p.m. There will be scary sights and loud noises so parents should take that into consideration when taking young children on the tram. With more than 500 attending last year, this Halloween fright-fest promises even more thrills and fun for area residents. There will be candy booths, face painting and games for the little ghouls provided by Friends of Dunnellon. Everyone is invited to a masquerade ball under the Hickory Pavilion hosted by Ranger Ashley. Witches will be stirring up delicious kettle corn for our ghostly visitors. Visitors should wear comfortable, close-toed shoes due to uneven terrain and low lighting. Flashlights will not be permitted on the tram, but costumes and glow sticks are encouraged. Regular park admission fees apply, $2 cash per person and children under 5 are free. Funds raised from the event go to Rainbow Springs State Park Volunteer Program. Snacks and sodas will be available for purchase at the concession. Additional volunteers are needed for cast or crew. Please contact Monay Markey at monay.markey@dep.state.fl.us if you are interested. For additional information, contact the park at 352465-8555 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org. The Park is at 19158 SW 81st Place Road, Dunnellon.Saturday, Nov. 1 Steep Horse Stampede setThe 11th annual Steel Horse Stampede motorcycle ride is gearing up for its journey through Marion County on Nov. 1. The event serves as a fundraiser to benefit patient care at Hospice of Marion County, Inc. Participants may pre-register by calling 854-5218 or at www.hospiceofmarion.com. The day of the event, registration begins at 8 a.m. at Hospice of Marion County in The Elliott Center (3231 SW 34th Ave. in Ocala). To honor those who have served our country, the first 100 veterans to register will receive a special Hospice Veterans Pin. The ride will start at 10 a.m. The cost is a minimum donation of $18 for the rider and $18 for a passenger. The donation includes a light breakfast and a barbecue lunch following the ride plus door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and entertainment by the Nightshift Band. Stampede participants will take a 55-mile escorted ride through Marion County. Along the way are scheduled stops at each of the four Hospice Houses. Riders will get a close-up view of the beautiful houses available for the areas hospice patients. For more information about the ride, contact 8545218 or to inquire about the many services Hospice of Marion County has to offer, call 873-7400.Yoga in Sholom ParkYoga in Sholom Park will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 Join us for the last session of the year. Bring a mat and your enthusiasm for practice. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-854-7950. Friday, Nov. 7Two-day quilt showThe Country Road Quilters of Ocala present Down Another Country Road of Quilts on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the College of Central Florida Ewers Century Center, 3001 SW College Road (SR 200), Ocala. Admission is $7, free parking, buses welcome. This is a judged quilt show with vendors featuring art quilts, miniature quilts, silent auction, demos, challenge quilts, Home of the Brave quilts. For more information: www.CountryRoadQuiltersOcala.blogspot.com.Saturday, Nov. 8 Annual Saddle Oak craft fairThe annual craft fair at Saddle Oak Club on State Road 200, across from Heathbrook in Ocala, will be Saturday, Nov. 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, homemade baked goods, and breakfast croissants will be served from 8 to 10 a.m., and lunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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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 aName 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 Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS $5.12+ 44A WORD(Includes Online)= TOTALFor 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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Thurs. 11 am 8:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 11 am 9:30 pm Closed on Sunday 873-0223 8602 SW SR 200, 103rd St. Plaza Ocala, Florida 873-0223 873-0223 ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 ONE LARGE CHEESE PIZZA $6.99 MONDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 10/3/14 Whole Wheat Pasta Available 000JCU9 TUESDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 10/3/14 VALID IN OCALA ONLY 1 ST T OPPING F REE M ON & T HURS O NLY $6.99 $6.99 SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS W ITH PURCHASE OF BEVERAGE E XP 10/3/14 $20.00 $20.00 2 For BAKED DISHES CHICKEN PARMIGIANA VEAL PARMIGIANA BAKED DISHES CHICKEN PARMIGIANA VEAL PARMIGIANA I NCLUDES F REE C HEESECAKE OR Z EPPOLIS 7 DAYS A WEEK FOURSOME SPECIAL Valid After 9AM All inclusive: 18 holes of golf, golf carts & hotdog lunch special. $ 99 00 +tax EXPIRES 10/31/14 WMM SMC 000JC9W Not valid with any other offer. Must have 4 players. Book Tee Times Online www.pineoaksocala.com simply dont spend it correctly. Would that it were that simple, but a few facts might be helpful: First, the Marion County school budget has been cut over 50 million over the last seven years. The state is funding students at more than 200 dollars less than in 2007. We have the worst record of any county in Florida in class size violations, which have come about due to our lack of funds to hire new teachers. We spend less than almost any county in Florida on administrative costs. No one who has any idea of what a principal or vice principal does in a school would suggest they should be split between schools. This is a real indication of the naivet and lack of practical knowledge a couple of candidates exhibit. The idea that there is no accountability or knowledge in school finance is another clueless statement. There are innumerable local, state, and federal laws which regulate virtually every cent in the school system. This is a huge budget, and it takes a team of experts to manage it. Some of these candidates should visit the finance office and learn something before making irresponsible statements. Most funds are only available to spend in very specific ways. As school board members learn very quickly, there is very little money available they actually control. The idea that there is a big sack of money in a closet somewhere in the county office and one can use it any way one wants is just silly. The we have plenty of money, is the same old argument we have heard over and over again by folks who just want to cut yet more from education. We heard this during campaigns two and four years ago, and look where that got us. The idea that all these students cannot read and write is nonsense as well. Kids now have to take so many tests at so many levels and pass them to graduate, this is virtually impossibledespite the testimony of some anonymous business person. We also are graduating more students from high school percentage wise than ever in American history. Check your facts, listen carefully, talk to people who have actual experience in the community and the schools, and then get out and vote. Our childrens future depends upon it. Dave Hartley Retired Marion County teacherEditors Note: There are only four candidates remaining in the race for School Board. Two, the challengers noted above, have come out against the tax, and one incumbent, who was not at the recent forum, has failed to commit to backing the tax. LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 friend who lives in Deltona picked up Nika from the Animal Center to stay with her until Thanksgiving when her brother is visiting from New York. From there, Nika will travel back home to New York where shell be reunited with her owner who never gave up on his little dog. Nikas story is a beautiful example of the value of microchips, Marion County Animal Services Director Deborah Horvath said. Collars and tags can be removed or lost, but microchips provide a lifelong means of identification. Microchips help reunite countless families, whether the stray animal is one or 1,000 miles away from home. We encourage all pet owners to microchip their pets. Microchips are tiny chips about the size of a grain of rice implanted in pets skin between their shoulder blades. Animal shelters and veterinarian staff can scan stray pets to obtain the chips unique number, which is linked to the owners contact information in a database. Microchipping at the Animal Center is only $15, and takes only a few minutes. Call 352-6718700 or visit www.marioncountyfl.org/animal for more information. DOGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 the performing and visual arts. Programs include Acting and Technical Theatre, Dance, Two and Three-Dimensional Art, and Instrumental and Vocal Music, MCCA offers a winning combination of high quality arts education and outstanding academic education. For more information on the program, contact Laurie Reeder, MCCA Coordinator at 291-4000. THEATERCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Traveling, especially by air, is not my favorite pastime. I know some people who just delight in flying from one point to another point. If you would count all of those people who do, I would be nowhere on that list. Recently I had to travel involving changing planes, which involved spending a night at the Orlando airport. I could have come home, which is about two hours away, or I could spend the night and catch the plane the next day. It would cost me about the same to stay overnight at the airport as it would to travel back home and then return to the airport the next day. So, after all of my meticulous calculations, I decided to spend the night at the airport. I determined while there to get the most of my nights stay at the airport. The hotel at the airport was one of those big international hotels. It had more stories than a politician on the campaign trail. As is usually the case, my room was on one of the top stories of the hotel. Checking in at the front desk, I then went to my room and settled down for the evening. I was not going to waste my time huddled in my hotel room, rather, I was going to look around and experience the nightlife at this international airport. Have you ever made a decision, then looking back on it you thought to yourself, Self, we are never going to do that again. Such was my case. I decided to get some supper around 8 oclock in the evening. This, I found out, was the time high society folk eat. Why they eat so late, I will never know. But, since I was with high society, I decided to act and eat like high society. The restaurant in this international hotel was one of those highfalutin restaurants where you really do not know what is on the menu. The menu was in every language except English. Fortunately, they had some pictures and fortunately, my index finger was still in Remembering that God is closer than my cell phone good working order. I ordered my supper, set back and observed the high society all around me. One thought that stumbled through my brain at the time was, I wonder if these people in this restaurant know that I am not part of high society? About this time the wine steward, I guess that is what he is called, came by to take my wine order. The only wine I know is spelled with an H. When I declined the wine, people began to suspect I was not part of high society. I guess you cannot be part of high society unless you wine a little. I finished my supper and decided to wander around in the huge lounge area on this floor. Everybody there was talking and so I got an order of coffee, went to a couch, sat down and just observed what was going on around me. One thing I noticed was that most people seemed to be on their cell phone. What would happen in our society if cell phones suddenly stopped working for three minutes? There would be such a panic across our country that nobody would actually survive. I decided I should call someone on my cell phone. After all, I am trying to fit in with this high society. My dilemma came when I tried to figure out who in the world I should call at 10 oclock in the evening. Then it dawned on me. I will call the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. I do not know why I did not think of this before. So, I pressed the speed dial and the phone started ringing. As soon as the phone started ringing, a thought danced in my mind. What in the world am I calling her Out to Pastor Dr. James Snyder Please see PASTOR Page 5 Psychic incomeWorking seniors are happier and it's not just because of the money they earn, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. In fact, 27% of men and women who are between the ages of 50 and 69 and who are still employed say it's "the happiest time" of their working lives. A survey commissioned by Charles Schwab & Co. also showed that the older you are, the happier you are on the job. The poll found that "a significantly higher percentage of 60somethings than 50-somethings say they don't plan to stop working (34 percent vs. 25 percent, respectively)." Of course, the main reason keep working past what used to be the retirement age of 65 is the money.

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Saturday, Oct. 11 Button Club to meetManatee Button Club will meet Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9:30 a.m., at the Marion Oaks Community Center, 294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala. We will discuss the hobby of button collecting and competition trays for the upcoming Florida State Convention. Our guest speaker is Connie Robinson, a local porcelain artist, who will give a presentation on antique glass buttons made by Leo Popper & Sons. Public welcome come join us!Saturday, Oct. 18 Lions yard sale at Bank of OzarksThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bank of the Ozarks, State Road 200 in the Friendship Plaza. Food will be available for purchase.Arts and craft showThe Queen of Peace Council of Catholic Women will host their annual Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish hall. Local vendors will showcase one-ofa-kind art and handmade items. Lunch will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit numerous local entities. Queen of Peace is at 6455 SW State Road 200, Ocala. Indoor yard sale at JoyJoy Lutheran Church, located at SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala, will have its annual Indoor Yard Sale and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Swenson Hall. The public is invited to donate such items as furniture, tools, gardening equipment and sports related items. Kitchen and housewares, linens, books, and craft supplies are also welcome for donation. Please no clothes, shoes or electronics. Yard sale items may be brought to Swenson Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon, or anytime during the day on Thursday or Friday, Oct. 1617, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baked goods should be brought on Friday. Please have all baked goods wrapped for sale and labeled, particularly if they contain nuts. As usual there will be the vintage table for the special treasures as well as a craft and quilt section. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Mark your calendar for this wellknown favorite community event and join us for a fun-filled day. For more information call Edie Heinzen (854-7817) in regards to the bake sale and Patty Corey (854-0660) or Kathy Hoefer (237-6439) regarding the yard sale.Tuesday, Oct 21 Doctor to speak at luncheonFood for Thought Luncheon, Tuesday Oct. 21 at 11:30 a.m., Dr. Amruth Bapatla, Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist, will speak on Sleep Disorders. Please RSVP to 237-8309. Reservations are needed because of limited seating. The luncheon is at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, SW College Road.Saturday, Oct. 25 Trash to Treasure vendors soughtThe Church of the Advent will be holding its Trash to Treasure Sale on Saturday, Oct 25. Crafters, flea market sellers and food providers are invited to participate, This will be an outdoor event with nearly everyone being in the shade of the trees. The sale will run from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., with setup beginning at 6 a.m. Spaces are to be 10 feet square and rent for $15 each; no tables will be provided. The church is at 11251 SW County Road 484, across from the fire station, about two miles west of State Road 200. For additional information and registration forms please call the church at 352-465-7272 or Al Sickle at 352-208-5664 or email jsickle391@gmail.com.Saturday, Oct. 26 Remillard jazz concertThe sixth annual Jazz Concert, featuring the smooth jazz sounds of Charlie Remillard, a resident of Ocala Palms, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 260 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala. A free will offering to benefit Interfaith Emergency Services Food 4 Kids will be gratefully accepted. Friday, Oct. 31 Sheriffs Office Halloween partyThe Marion County Sheriffs Office Southwest District Office, 9048 SW State Road 200, will hold its annual Halloween party at the office from 5 to 8:30 p.m. There will be games, candy, prizes, food and more. Sheriffs personnel encourage parents to bring their children for a safe Halloween on Oct. 31. 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Thursday, Sept. 25 10 am to 8 pm Friday, Sept. 26 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, Sept. 27 10 am to 2 pm 000J7V5 Its Time For Friends 3-Day Fall Book Sale Its Time For Its Time For Friends 3-Day Friends 3-Day Fall Book Sale Fall Book Sale While browsing the tables, pick up an application to join the Friends of Freedom Public Library. We meet the first Monday of each month at 10 am at the library. We would enjoy meeting you. Come join us in active support of our library. at Freedom Public Library 5870 SW 95th St., Ocala Good ONLY on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Freedom Public Library BOOK SALE Clip this coupon and bring it on Friday, Sept. 26, from 10am to 6pm and receive a FREE $1 book or other $1 item of your choice. One coupon per patron Books Jigsaw Puzzles CDs Videos Miscellaneous Other Items and always Books, Books, Books! Last spring we provided a coupon for the first time, and you, our patrons, made the offer an instant success. Se were doing it again! Clip the coupon below and bring it with you for a free $1 book or other $1 item. FRIDAY ONLY! 352-622-6324 or 1-800-313-6324 4300 SOUTH PINE AVE. (441) OCALAJust one block north of Ocalas Drive-In Theater SOUTH OCALA I-75SR40 SR200441Prestige Home Centers, Inc. N 000J7OS GO TO OUR WEBSITE!www.PrestigeHomeCenters.com/ocala Affordable We Specialize in Older Mobile Home Removal DOUBLEWIDE $39,995from REPO LAND & HOME Dunnellon Summerfield Silver Springs & Dozens More! NO GIMMICKS6 Display DoublesWe Specialize in Removal of Older Mobile HomesCentral Air Skirting Deliver & Set-Up No Extra For Options Shown under $59,900 Only$448Month ON DISPLAY 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 S.R. 27 areas, call 854-3986.CONTACT INFORMATIONOffice (352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 489-6593 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 EditorJim Clark 390-6444 Circulation Barbara Jaggers 854-3986 Inside Sales/Office Coord. -Michel Northsea 854-3986 Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean 352-564-2957 Advertising Sales Paige Lefkowitz 352-564-2902 Manager John Murphy 352-563-6363 Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Member of the Community Papers of Florida I want to get news in the Messenger.Call editor Jim Clark at 352-390-6444 or send by e-mail to editor@westmarionmessenger.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Thursday the week before publication. Mail and photos must be e-mailed to editor@westmarionmessenger.com. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Deadline for AdvertisingClassified Reader Ads 2 pm Friday Display Ads 5 pm Thursday Wednesday, Sept. 24 Free High Holidays ticketsTemple Bnai Darom, 49 Banyan Course, Ocala is offering complimentary tickets for the High Holidays. Services will be conducted by Rabbi Harold Jaye beginning with Erev Rosh Hashanah services on Wednesday evening, Sept. 24. For additional information or to obtain your free tickets contact Elaine at 352-789-5617 or by e-mail at momee3432@aol.com. Please include how many tickets you need and an address to mail the tickets to.M anufactured homeowners invitedNotice to all manufactured homeowners who live in rental communities in Marion County. The state president of FMO, John Salvucci, will be the guest speaker for the Dist. 13 meeting on Sept. 24 at the Community Center of Saddle Oak Club on State Road 200. The meeting will open at 1 p.m. with registration and refreshments starting at 12:30. John was elected our new FMO president at a state-wide conference held in Clearwater last December. He will be updating us and sharing his exciting plans for the one organization founded in 1962 to protect the rights and lifestyle of homeowners living in rental communities, the Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Fla., Inc. (FMO) based in Largo. Saddle Oak Club is located two miles west of I-75 on SR 200 across from the Heathbrook Shopping Center. For further information or questions, contact either Nan or Bob Bull, FMO Dist. 13 President and Executive VP, at 352-237-0877. Thursday, Sept. 25 Freedom Friends 3-day book saleIts time for the Friends three-day fall book sale at Freedom Public Library, 5870 SW 95th St., Ocala, on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stock up for the winter on books, jigsaw puzzles, CDs, videos and miscellaneous other items. Check for the coupon in the ad in the South Marion Citizen. Health, wellness expo at HawthorneHawthorne Estates Retirement Apartments, 3211 SW 42nd St., Ocala, will be hosting a Senior Health and Wellness Expo open to the public on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon with health related vendors. Come meet with a network of healthcare and business professionals bringing health awareness and options to the community. Walgreens will be onsite providing flu shots (must provide Medicare/insurance card). Come take advantage of free screenings: blood pressure screening, Hearing screening, balance testing, blood sugar testing, glaucoma screening, venous screenings, carotid doppler screening, CPR training, and much more. Appetizers, refreshments, and many door prizes will be available. Call 352-237-7776 Ex. 255 to RSVP or for more information.Saturday, Sept. 27 African Violet Club to meetThe African Violet Club of Ocala will meet Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office Brian Litz Substation, 9048 SW State Road 200, Ocala. This month our program is about growing African violets that have a trailing habit. We are passing out our annual project plant this month which just happens to be a miniature trailer this year. It is always fun to grow something different! We will be repotting this little african violet and learning all about its care, including differences in care as compared to standard violets. Refreshments are provided. Guests and new members are always welcome! For more information please check out www.AfricanVioletClubofOcala.org or go to facebook at facebook.com/AfricanVioletClubofOcala.P ublic Lands Day at RainbowThe Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park would like to invite you to participate in National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Join a park ranger and help remove invasive exotic plants from the park. This will be a great way to celebrate public lands, learn, and have fun at one of Floridas most beautiful State Parks! Those who volunteer to remove invasive exotic plants will get free entry. Water will be provided for the participants by the Friends of Rainbow Springs. Please be sure to bring gloves, sunscreen, bug spray and hat. Participants should wear long sleeve shirts, long pants and closetoed shoes. To sign up in advance to participate, contact Monay Markey at monay.markey@dep.state.fl.us. For additional information, contact the park at 352-465-8555 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org.St. Jude flea marketSt. Jude Catholic Community in Marion Oaks is having another flea market. The date is Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside space is available at $15 per table. Inside tables are $20 each. Donations of clean and gently used items will be accepted during our regular Thrift Store hours. No televisions will be accepted.Sunday, Sept. 28 German American OktoberfestThe German American Club of Marion County will hold an Oktoberfest on Sunday, Sept. 28, at noon at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. and includes a bratwurst dinner. Please bring your own beverage. Music will be provided by Alpine Express. Lederhosen, Dirndle, or dressy casual is requested. Tickets are $18 per member or $21 per non-member and may be purchased by calling Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207. M ore on P age 6 Happenings

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5 12 Wednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Travel plans could be interrupted by the re-emergence of a workplace problem that was never quite fully resolved. Deal with it at once, and then take off on that well-deserved trip. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Aspects favor cultural activities for sensuous Bovines. Attend a concert or an art show. Better yet, create something yourself (a poem, perhaps?), and dedicate it to someone special. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Respect any doubts you might now be feeling about a new situation. They could be reflecting your inner awareness that some essential information might be missing. Check it out. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Its important to start the new month with as clean a slate as possible. Either complete all those unfinished tasks or pass them on to others who would be more than happy to take them on. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) This is a good time to cut down on expenses and tame that urge to splurge. Applying some financial discipline now could help ride out a possible monetary crunch later on. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Money matters are dominant this week. Recheck your accounts and make sure theyre upto-date. Pay attention to personal issues before they become problems. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You might be tempted to employ the same tactics as your adversary, but that could backfire. Better to use the same balanced approach that has worked for you before. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A changing workplace environment could stir up confusion as well as apprehension. Best to ignore the rumors and get the facts. You could find that the changes bring positive elements. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Communication is easier this week with people ready and eager to hear what you have to say. Also, check for possible technical problems before you start your new project. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Aspects favor change for the usually traditional Goat. Opening your mind to possibilities you had ignored could lead you to make decisions you once considered improbable. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Making personal as well as professional adjustments to changing conditions might be easier with more information explaining the hows and whys of the situations in question. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) With growing positive reactions to buoy your confidence, this could be the right time to finish your new project and get it well and truly launched. for? What in the world would I talk about? Before finishing all of the questions floating around my cranium my wife answered the phone. The first words out of her mouth were, What did you forget now? It seems that whenever I go on a trip, before I get too far down the road I remember something I forgot. When I assured her that I had not forgotten anything, I sensed a slight pause on the other end and then she said, Did you miss your plane? Within the next few minutes I was bombarded with question after question, all I did was call, and at this point, I could not remember why I had called her. It just seemed like the thing to do at the time. After she settled down a little bit and her panic seizure ceased, I told her I just called to call. Oh, she said, not knowing how to answer that. I was shocked. It had never happened before. I am going to cherish this memory for as long as I live. I actually caught her when she had nothing to say. Needless to say, I relished that moment because it will probably never happen again. After I hung up, I sat sipping some more coffee when one of my favorite verses came to mind. And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear (Isaiah 65:24). My comfort rests in the fact that God is closer to me than my cell phone. Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net or website www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 Golden Troupers Show coming to FairfieldThere is much anticipation about the next big event to be held in the FFV Clubhouse. The Ocala Golden Troupers will be the entertainment for the night of the Fairfield Dinner Theater to be held on Saturday, Sept. 27. Dinner will be at 5 followed by the production at 6 and finished up with delicious desserts. The show will include musical selections, comedy skits, and (perhaps) some magic thrown in. The group is widely recognized for outstanding productions and the community looks forward to a night of good food and fantastic entertainment. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased from Dee McNeill or Norma Powers. Reservations for tables of 6 to 8 may be made with payment in advance. Be sure to make your reservations and join your neighbors for a night with people from the community known as a lively place filled with lovely people. Fairfield Village Priscilla Barnett A lifetime of fresh airDid you know that the U.S. Geologic Survey, the government agency that focuses on the country's natural resources, offers seniors aged 62 and older a lifetime pass to more than 2,000 outdoor recreation facilities throughout the U.S. for just $10.00? The Association of Mature American Citizens suggests you fire up your computer and visit http://store.usgs.gov/pass/senior.html #benefits to discover how you can plan an exciting out of doors holiday anytime it's convenient. For example, go paddling on the Little Calumet River Water Trail in Porter, Indiana or visit Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne where you can go sunbathing, swimming, picnicking, camping, hiking and kayaking. AMAC notes that senior pass holders get a lifetime of free access to locations such as these throughout the U.S. along with on-site discounts at campgrounds and other on site facilities. Read the classifieds

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11 6 W ednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger 000JB8O Helpful Tips for the Perfect Holiday TurkeyWhen shopping for your turkey, look for one with a pop-up timer.To thaw your turkey, keep it in the refrigerator based on its weight. For example, it should remain in the refrigerator for 24 hours for every 5 pounds. To thaw quickly, place it in the sink and cover with cold water, changing the water every half hour per pound.Once the turkey has thawed, always refrigerate or cook immediately.When youre ready to cook, baste the bird with extra virgin olive oil. Place turkey with the breast up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan in an oven preheated to 325F. Loosely cover turkey with foil to prevent over-browning. The turkey is done cooking when the meat thermometer reads 180F, or if the red stem on the pop-up timer is up and the drum stick feels soft or moves easily.Always allow the bird to rest for at least 20 minutes for easy carving.Present your turkey on a platter with a fresh and colorful garnish, such as California grapes. FAMILY FEATURES As you prepare for this season of celebrations, consider recipes that offer a fresh approach to the traditional holiday menu. With its sweet simplicity and vibrant color, a garnish featuring California grapes can make your meal presenta tion even more enticing. Keep those mealtime traditions intact by serving favorites like Brussels sprouts, but pair them with sweet California grapes in a salad for the perfect balance of flavor and crunchy texture. A beloved side dish, such as cornbread dressing, will exceed all expectations with ingredients like red and green grapes, butternut squash, walnuts and pan cetta. Complete the meal with a new twist on a trifle that results in a rich dessert worthy of any gathering for the holidays and beyond. For more ways to increase the freshness and flavor of your holiday meals, visit GrapesfromCalifornia.com, Facebook.com/GrapesfromCalifornia and Pinterest.com/GrapesfromCA.PeanutButterandGrapeTrifleServings: 14 1 (16-ounce) container nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt 8 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons honey 1 (8-ounce) container lite whipped topping, divided 1 (16-ounce) store-bought pound cake, sliced into 1-inch cubes 3 cups red seedless California grapes,plusmoreforgarnish 3 cups green seedless California grapes, plus more for garnish 1/4 cup honey-roasted peanuts, chopped (optional garnish) In medium bowl, stir together yogurt, peanut butter and honey until well combined. Gently fold in half of whipped topping. Set aside. In clear glass trifle dish or bowl, layer half each of pound cake cubes, peanut butter mixture, red grapes and green grapes. Repeat layers a second time and top with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with additional grapes (sliced in half) if desired, and chopped peanuts, if desired. Nutrition information per serving (with peanuts): 313 calories; 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat); 42% calories from fat; 8 g protein; 38 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 73 mg cholesterol; 197 mg sodium; 206 mg potassium.A Tasty TraditionA Spanish custom spanning back to 1895, those who practice the twelve grapes of luck are said to be provided with a year of prosperity. Add this festive ritual to your celebration by eating a grape with the ringing of each bell at midnight on New Years Eve. Servings: 12 2 cups red seedless California grapes 2 cups green seedless California grapes 2 cups cubed butternut squash 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 6 ounces diced pancetta 3/4 cup sliced celery 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups coarsely crumbled cornbread (either store-bought or prepared from a mix), toasted 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 egg, beaten Preheat oven to 400F. Toss grapes and squash cubes together in large bowl with oil, salt and pepper, to taste. Spread in single layer on baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes, until grapes have begun to slightly shrivel and squash is tender. Set aside. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook pancetta until it begins to brown slightly. Add celery and onions and cook until tender and onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for one minute more. Remove from heat. In large bowl, combine cornbread, pancetta mixture, grapes, squash, walnuts, sage and salt and pepper to taste, if desired. Set aside. In medium bowl, whisk together broth, butter, vinegar and egg. Pour over cornbread mixture and toss well to combine. Spray 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon dressing evenly into dish. (At this point, you can either bake immediately or cover and refrigerate overnight to bake the next day.) Bake, covered with foil, at 350F for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake another 20 minutes, or until warmed through and golden brown. Nutrition information per serving: 442 calories; 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat); 37% calories from fat; 14 g protein; 54 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 75 mg cholesterol; 1103 mg sodium; 475 mg potassium. RawVegetable andGrapeSaladServings: 6 Salad: 2 cups shredded or very thinly sliced Brussels sprouts 1 cup shredded carrots 1 cup thinly sliced fennel 1/2 cup cooked, chopped bacon (6 slices) 4 cups green and red seedless California grapes, halved 1/2 cup sliced green onions Dressing: 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Toss all salad ingredients together in large bowl. Whisk together all dressing ingredients in medium bowl and drizzle over salad. Toss until ingredients are well coated with dressing. Nutrition information per serving: 226 calories; 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat); 55% calories from fat; 8 g protein; 19 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 17 mg cholesterol; 516 mg sodium; 471 mg potassium.Cornbread Dressing with Roasted Grapes, Walnuts and Pancetta Sunday, Sept. 28 Duathlon/10K planned by United WayUnited Way of Marion County will host a duathlon/10K at Silver Springs State Park on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. The event includes a 10K or 6.2 mile run and 15 mile biking event that will benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $60 for the duathlon, $30 for runners who just want to participate in the 10K run or $75 for individuals who would like to complete the duathlon as a team. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call United Way at 352-732-9696. Bryan Popin ConcertBryan Popin concert pianist, singer, worship leader, minister, composer, arranger and producer for mainstream artists will present a program of traditional gospel music plus diverse selections as only he can perform. This is music for the young and old and in between. An energetic concert, one you will never forget, and it is free. A love offering will be received. After the concert there will be a time for fellowship while enjoying an Ice Cream Social. The concert will be at 6 p.m. at Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off SR 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Tuesday, Sept. 30 Breast cancer survivors meetThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Breast Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St. in the Chapel, Room 235 at 1 p.m. Our meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 will be an information exchange with Betsey Applebaum, author of the book, Girlfriends Guide to Breast Cancer. She is doing a sequel to this book and wants input from breast cancer survivors for her next issue. Therefore, hopefully, we can contribute experiences and helpful information to others involved with breast cancer. For more information, contact Gail Tirpak, 352-2916904.Saturday, Oct. 4 Blessing of the AnimalsThe annual blessing of the animals will take place at Joy Lutheran Church on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Memorial Garden. Pastor Ed Holloway will conduct the service. The public is welcome to bring their dogs, cats, horses, sheep, birds, and etc. to receive the blessing. Owners must be able to control their pets. Joy Lutheran Church is at 7045 SW 83rd Place at State Road 200, Ocala. For more information call (352) 854-4509 ext 221.Yoga in Sholom ParkYoga in Sholom Park will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Bring a mat or towel and enjoy the beauty of the Peace Park. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-854-7950.Fall tree and shrub saleThe Marion County Master Gardeners will host their annual Fall Tree & Shrub Sale Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m.-noon or until sold out. The event will be held at the Marion County UF/IFAS Extension Service (2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala). Admission and parking are free. Master Gardeners will have many types of plants available for sale, including: fruit, ornamental and shades trees; shrubs; and selected perennials. Gardening publications, soil test kits and a large variety of seeds will also be available for purchase. Funds raised from this event will support the Marion County Master Gardener program and the youth horticulture scholarship program. No pets are allowed at the event. For more information about Marion County UF/IFAS Extension Service, call 352-671-8400 or visit www.marioncountyfl.org/extensionservice.Palm Cay Craft fairOn Oct. 4, Palm Cay will conduct its craft fair, which Please see HAPPENINGS, Page 7

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7 10 W ednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger If you are not completely satisfied, the aids may be returned for a full refund within 45 days of t he completion of fitting, in satisfactory condition. Fitting fees may apply. See store for details. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG. Limited Time Discount. No other offers or discounts apply. Discount does not apply to prior sales. U H Dickey Richardson Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Inside SEARS Paddock Mall (352) 237-1665 Rickey Richardson Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist 9570 SW Hwy 200 (Corner of Hwy 484 & 200) (352) 291-1467 Inside CHECK QUALIFICATION CALL 352-291-1467 Provider for most insurance companies WALK-INS WELCOME! Call for a FREE demo today! Must present coupon. Any make or model. In office only. One week only. 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Valid when you trade-in your current hearing aids towards the purchase of a Miracle-Ear ME-1 or ME-2 Solution (2 aids). Valid at participating Miracle-Ear locations only. Not valid with any other discount or offer. Does not apply to prior purchases. West Marion Messenger 8810 W. State Road 200, suite 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com Opinion County staff gets a tongue-lashing Several times on this opinion page, we have railed against the anonymous staff that finds rezoning requests compatible with the surrounding area when many people dont think thats true. At the County Commission zoning session Tuesday afternoon, things didnt go well for some of those staff people. During presentations by the developer, he mentioned the eventual widening of Southwest 100th Street and the paving of that road all the way from 80th Avenue to 62nd, passing close by the Cherrywood subdivision. His information came from printed material he had obtained from the county planning office, and the result was that Cherrywood residents helped pack the room, thinking this rezoning case was going to result in that paving activity. But the notation was a bit premature. Chairman Carl Zalak asked where that information was coming from, and the speaker said it was on Page 4 of the materials he was given. Chris Rison of Growth Services went to the microphone and said staff had talked about the growth in that area, which is called the triangle, and that 100th would probably have to be a twolane paved road with a grass median, running between 80th Avenue and 62nd Avenue, the extension of 60th. Why are we putting this out? Zalak said, obviously annoyed that this information had been published. We (commissioners) havent even talked about this. Kathy Bryant echoed the concern that the information had been put out without commission authorization, saying the group hadnt even considered such a proposal. In addition, the only concern about that road was because of an emergency exit, which would be very close to 80th Avenue and wouldnt have vehicles constantly going in and out. In other words, Growth Services jumped the gun. The paving of Southwest 100th Street is not an issue yet, although it could be in a distant future. And the staff took it upon itself to give out this information, ignoring their bosses, the five commissioners. Maybe this will be the impetus to rein in the staff, something that has been needed for a long time. They should only act on proposals that are planned to come before the commissioners. Speculation is not their job. And were glad that a couple of commissioners told them off. Our Message PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANMANAGER: JOHN MURPHYEDITOR: JIM CLARK MessengerWEST MARION Editorial Your letters Its time to speak up!When are we going to stand up and get parents to be responsible for their children? Im sick and tired of being asked to contribute to their school, sports and entertainment. When I was growing up during the depression and after WW2 my parents had no assistance from the government or others to feed, clothe or take care of their children and neither did I. Today people get welfare, EBT cards, telephones, Section 8, food banks and still they ask the tax payer to pay for school breakfast, lunches, supplies etc. How much more do we have to give these people? Weve all seen their buying habits at the store of fast foods, prepared foods and junk foods, instead of getting meats and vegetables and cooking them, heaven knows there not working, so what do they do all day? And they sure have money to buy cigarettes and beer. We seniors have to live on our Social Security and savings, because as responsible people we saved. We have to pay for all these programs given to able bodied people who should go to work and take care of their family. While some seniors cant afford to buy needed medicine or food and must choose which one to buy; these freeloaders go around sitting on their butts and having more children because well it pays more. Im very distressed and we should all be, to see in the paper that Munroe Regional Medical Center wants to take more money given to them from the government (me) to have social workers teach school children healthy habits. Isnt that the job of parents? That money should be better put to use to lower medical costs. Ive paid taxes all my life and still do, federal, state and county etc. I say if you want to get health care, child care etc., you must work for it and pass a drug test if required, I had to pass a drug test in order to keep my job think thats discrimination, well then I was discriminated against in order to keep my job. But we know that its easier to get welfare then find a job. You might say there isnt any work here, well guess what, we moved many times to where the jobs were; surely they can do the same. Yes, Ive had to take on two or three jobs at times to make ends meet, it didnt kill me. We have to admit that this is getting out of hand and we cant afford it anymore. People have forgotten that nothing is free in this world, someone has to pay for it and it comes at a high cost to those of us who have worked hard all our lives. Yes, Im mad and so should you. A long time taxpayer now retired and wanting to stay that way, I earned it! N. Poirier OcalaBacking the taxThe headline in your Friday, Sept 12 issue I found very disturbing: School Candidates: We have the money. First, this does not represent even the majority opinion of candidates running for the office. Most candidates recognize the need for additional funding and have said so on the record. The article went on to quote a couple of school board candidates who promoted the nave and incorrect idea that the school system has lots of money, but they just 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 352-854-3986. 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 month. 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 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com. Youve all heard the expression When it rains, it pours. Last week I felt as if it was a small hurricane that was drenching me as I got messages from your correspondents. First, in the West Marion Messenger, Carolyn Slocumb is ending her run as a correspondent from Quail Meadow. She has a family situation that requires her to be at home more, and her feeling is that if she doesnt go to some of these events in her community, she cant really write about them. Thats a terrific attitude, and shows that she has a real understanding of what is involved in churning out the column week after week. Ive seen all sorts of stories recently about how people who retire, especially now as the active Baby Boomers reach retirement age, should plan to remain active somehow, some way. Its vital to a retirees health to keep developing interests that keep them busy. Thats why gathering material for the community columns should involve going to various events in person. Its also a great way to get known in your community. Then I got word from Judi Siegal, whose Judis Journal column has appeared in the South Marion Citizen as well as the Citrus County Chronicle, has decided to stop writing. I learned a lot about Judaism from reading her material over the past few years, and Im sorry shes ending her run as a correspondent. Then came John Everlove, who has been writing the Cherrywood column. He may know more about what goes on in his community than anyone, and he shared it with us each week, including pictures almost every week. He is also stepping down. Some people (not other writers) comWh en it rains i t po urs, ab ou t ou r wr it er s Among Friends Jim Clark plained to me occasionally that Cherrywood news seemed to dominate the paper. My reply was to ask if they had ever submitted items to the writer in their community. Most of the time the answer was no. End of conversation. If you want more about your community, invite the writer to your clubs activities, or submit stories and pictures. Dont blame another community for having too much news. Just make sure your news gets submitted. Carolyn has gotten a correspondent, Richard Gunther, to volunteer to write the Quail Meadow column. Since he was already the main photographer, things should continue without a hitch. In Cherrywood, as I write this, were still looking for someone to take Johns place. Dont be bashful. If youre one of those who likes to get out and mingle with your fellow residents at various activities, put it in writing and join our staff of great volunteer correspondents. The ability to take pictures always helps, of course. I hope we can get some help where its needed. I need for that pouring to stop. Rain isnt very good for a computer.Jim Clark is the editor of the West Marion Messenger and South Marion Citizen. Please see LETTERS, Page 14 is open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the clubhouse. There will be a baked goods sale going on at the same time, and also a quilt raffle. The kitchen will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to buy hot dogs and drinks for lunch.M arion La ndi ng craft f airThe annual Marion Landing Craft Fair will be Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon in the communitys Lifestyle Center 8601 SW 65th Ave. Road across from Queen of Peace Catholic Church on SR 200. Handcrafted items for sale include jewelry, quilts, greeting cards, floral arrangements, handbags, home dcor, paintings, unique gifts and holiday items. Coffee/tea and donuts will be available for a nominal price. Free admission open to the public. No pets, please. For more information, call 237-7152.Che ss Cl ub t o m eetThe chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 873-2276.Sunday, Oct. 5 5K run-walk f or b reast can cer aw arene ssThe College of Central Florida Student Activities Board will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a 5K run-walk Sunday, Oct. 5, at 8 a.m., at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. In color run style, participants will have the option of being splashed with pink paint throughout the course. The event is presented in partnership with Classic Rock WIND-FM and radio personality Hunter, who is a breast cancer survivor. The run will benefit Dunnellon-based Michelle-OGram, a nonprofit that assists women who cannot afford diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds or screenings. Named after Dunnellon resident Michelle Blauser Standridge, who died at age 33 after a three-year battle with breast cancer, the organization has helped more than 500 women since it began in 2009. Register for the 5k on active.com search CF SAB or print the registration form and drop it off at the CF Office of Student Life in the Bryant Student Union, Room 201. Registration is $20 now or $25 after Oct. 1. Registration will be also be available on race day at 7 a.m. To learn more about CF, visit CF.edu. For more information on Michelle-O-Gram, visit michelleogram.com. Friday, Oct. 10 O ktob erfe st at C ircle SquareCircle Square Commons will hold Oktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 10, from 5 to 9 p.m. on The Town Square. Enjoy an evening celebrating the German heritage and be entertained with live music by Alpine Express and the amazing sword swallower, Dan Meyer. Celebrate by eating delicious foods such as grilled brats, Shepherds pie, sweet treats, pretzels and more from Yalaha Bakery. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Circle Square Commons Town Square is at 8405 SW 80th St. in Ocala. Saturday, Oct. 11 F irst Co ngregat ion al y ard s aleIts time again for the annual yard sale at First Congregational Church on Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please note the time change from previous years. Doors will open promptly at 9 a.m. Shop from a vast array of items which include clothing, jewelry, handbags, dishes, glassware, cookware, linens, decorative pillows, bedding, appliances, furniture, audio equipment, tools, and so much more. New this year, we are adding a boutique section for better clothing, jewelry and home decor. For those who may become thirsty or hungry from shopping all the great deals, refreshments will be available for purchase. First Congregational is located at 7171 SW State Road 200. M ore on Pa g e 13 CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 6

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Marion County Animal Services is updating its fee structure to accommodate rising costs for animal care, control and shelter supplies, effective Oct. 1. The new fee schedule includes increases in adoption fees (from $40 to $50 for dogs and cats) and sterilization fees (from $40 to $50 if the surgery is done at the Animal Center or $75 if the surgery is done on the Neuter Commuter). New fees include trap rentals ($15 per week) and owner surrenders ($10, or $25 for exotic pets surrendered without cage). For a complete list of fees, visit www.MarionCountyFL.org/animal. Marion County Animal Services provides both animal shelter and animal control functions. The Animal Center is the countys only open-admission shelter. That means the department accepts any Marion animal that comes to its doors, regardless of breed, temperament, health or how desirable that animal might be to some people. The center receives animals that were abused and abandoned, strays brought in by residents or animal control officers, and pets surrendered by their owners because they couldnt or didnt want to care for them anymore. In fiscal year 12-13, the Animal Center received more than 10,000 animals, including cats, dogs, pocket pets, horses and other livestock. Animal Services staff provided low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to more than 6,000 animals, helping to reduce pet overpopulation and ensuring that more shelter pets find homes. Animal control officers responded to more than 10,000 cases with nearly 11,000 follow-up visits in fiscal year 12-13. For more information, call 352-671-8700 or e-mail animalservices@marioncountyfl.org. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 9 8 W ednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger DAPAD_2INADVERTISINGTO ADVERTISECall489-2731 000JBA3 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run 352-291-7626 Mon. 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Hwy 441 in Living Waters Worship Centers South Sanctuary 352-351-9727 www.ctkaocala.orgAnglican Church 000I9PL John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000J67B is discovered through worshiping together 711187 Yes, the day that most Stone Creek residents have been waiting for arrived.The Softball field had its grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 13. It was a warm sunny day when the softball team took the field to play the Del Webb staff of Stacey Franke, Bruce Pelski, Al Chiasson, Josh Kalin, Bob Foisy, Sean Strickler, Jake Robinson, Susan Sugar, Chris Fisher, Nick Yaeger, Nikki Morris and Ellen Doane. Before the umpire said, Lets play ball Dotty Valentine singing the National Anthem. Butch Benton threw out the first pitch to president of softball team, George Kaufer. Mr. Benton was drafted out of high school by the New York Mets in the first round and sixth player picked in the country. His Major League debut was in 1978 against the Chicago Cubs going 2 for 3 with an RBI. In 1990 he retired after a 16 year professional career with the Mets, Cubs and Cleveland Indians. He currently resides with his wife, Linn, and son Christian in Belleview. He works as Director of Golf and PGA Professional at Black Bear Golf Club in Eustis. Unfortunately, I do not have a play by play of the game. After 7 innings, the game was tied at 19-19. It ended in a tie. Twenty-eight members of the softball club played in the game. The game was back and forth with the lead changing multiple times. According to George, there was lot of good hitting and defensive plays. It was a great game enjoyed by the 300 cheering fans. A good time was had by all and the concession stand was kept busy selling hot dogs and popcorn. At the completion of the game, The Stone Creek Sales Team accepted the challenge from the Social Committee for the ALS Bucket challenge. Collection boxes were available during the game and have been available at both the Reunion Center and the Spa since the Social Committee made the challenge. The amount raised from the Stone Creek residents is $408 to the ALS Foundation. Another great fund raiser for a truly worthy cause. Thanks to all who gave to this cause. Pictures were taken by our wonderful Lifestyle Director, Kim Krystopa. She and the social committee have many activities planned for the rest of September and October. Our big Fall Festival will be Oct. 25. Heres to more games at the new ball field! Lets play ball or just come to watch! Its the day we have all been waiting for Stone Creek Patricia Gizzi The Stone Creek softball team. The Del Webb softball team. Above, some of the fans. Below, concession workers. It is with mixed emotions that I am writing this article. As many of you know, I have been doing this for seven years, but now it is necessary for me to turn it over to someone else. Due to family illness my time is needed in care giving. Because of this I am no longer able to participate in the social activities here in Quail Meadow. Without attending events, it would be very hard to write about them. When I wrote my first article, it was because I was volunteered (by Chuck) to write about our concern over the roads and the closing of 35th Street. Michel Northsea was the editor of the Messenger at this time and she asked Chuck if he knew of anyone who would write an article about the QM residents feelings regarding the road situation. This (I thought) was going to be a one-time event! Now, after seven years of writing an article each week, I am turning the job over to someone else. Richard Gunther will begin writing for our community next week. Richard is our resident photographer. Many of the pictures that have been in the Messenger this year have been provided by Richard. Writing this article each week brought back memories of writing term papers in college. There were times when it was easy to find a topic, but other times it was a last minute project. At least now Im not writing on a Smith Corona portable typewriter and going to the college library for information! I wish to thank all of you for your support and encouragement through the years. As I was walking out to get the paper very early Tuesday morning, I looked in the sky and saw a beautiful double rainbow; this seemed to be a sign telling me that everything is going to be OK God is in control. Today, Sept. 24, is the beginning of the Jewish holiday known as Rosh Hashanah. This is the Jewish New Year 5775. This year the holiday begins at sundown on Wednesday, and ends at sunset on Friday, the 26th. One tradition during this period is eating apples dipped in honey to entice a sweet new year. This sounds like a nice treat for all of us. So long for now, Carolyn A hard column to write as its time to say goodbye A rainbow as seen from the writers front yard. Quail Meadow Carolyn Slocumb Animal Services updates its fee structure

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Marion County Animal Services is updating its fee structure to accommodate rising costs for animal care, control and shelter supplies, effective Oct. 1. The new fee schedule includes increases in adoption fees (from $40 to $50 for dogs and cats) and sterilization fees (from $40 to $50 if the surgery is done at the Animal Center or $75 if the surgery is done on the Neuter Commuter). New fees include trap rentals ($15 per week) and owner surrenders ($10, or $25 for exotic pets surrendered without cage). For a complete list of fees, visit www.MarionCountyFL.org/animal. Marion County Animal Services provides both animal shelter and animal control functions. The Animal Center is the countys only open-admission shelter. That means the department accepts any Marion animal that comes to its doors, regardless of breed, temperament, health or how desirable that animal might be to some people. The center receives animals that were abused and abandoned, strays brought in by residents or animal control officers, and pets surrendered by their owners because they couldnt or didnt want to care for them anymore. In fiscal year 12-13, the Animal Center received more than 10,000 animals, including cats, dogs, pocket pets, horses and other livestock. Animal Services staff provided low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to more than 6,000 animals, helping to reduce pet overpopulation and ensuring that more shelter pets find homes. Animal control officers responded to more than 10,000 cases with nearly 11,000 follow-up visits in fiscal year 12-13. For more information, call 352-671-8700 or e-mail animalservices@marioncountyfl.org. messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 9 8 W ednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger DAPAD_2INADVERTISINGTO ADVERTISECall489-2731 000JBA3 8810 SW SR 200 Suite 107, Kingsland Plaza Across from Pine Run 352-291-7626 Mon. Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am 2pm 8-V 8-V T875 T875 only $ 679 only $ 679 12-V 12-V only $ 689 only $ 689 8-V 8-V 6 PACK 6 PACK $ 529 $ 529 6-V 6-V 6 PACK 6 PACK $ 469 $ 469 6-V 6-V T605 T605 only $ 549 only $ 549 EZ-GO RXV Club Car Precedent Same Day Service (most jobs) 10% Discount to Veterans l abor & parts excluding batteries OCALAGOLFCART .COM FREE pickup within 5 miles OCALA GOLF CART OCALA GOLF CART OCALA GOLF CART BATTERY SALE $ 4 ,9 95 starting at $ 4 ,9 95 $ 4,995 Maintenance SPECIAL $ 59 95 Automobile TradeIns Welcome 000J9GF 000J59D 4511 SW 48th A venue Ocala, FL 34474 352-304-6433 A ssisted Independent and M emory C are C ome by for a visit! Lunch is on us! 000JBWJ 000IHUS 6768 SW 80th Street Ocala 34476 352-861-6182 www.ccomc.org S UNDAY S ERVICES Sunday School . . . 9:30 am Classes for all ages Worship Service . 10:30 am P ASTOR D AVID B ELLOWS Christ the King The Rev. Donald J. Curran, RectorServices: Rite I 8:00 am Rite II 10:15 am3801 US N. Hwy 441 in Living Waters Worship Centers South Sanctuary 352-351-9727 www.ctkaocala.orgAnglican Church 000I9PL John M. Boyett, Jr. Financial Advisor Free Investment Reviews 352-237-2008 800-757-3129 8441 SW Hwy. 200, Ste. 119 Ocala Fl 34481 www.edwardjones.com Member SIP C 000J67B is discovered through worshiping together 711187 Yes, the day that most Stone Creek residents have been waiting for arrived.The Softball field had its grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 13. It was a warm sunny day when the softball team took the field to play the Del Webb staff of Stacey Franke, Bruce Pelski, Al Chiasson, Josh Kalin, Bob Foisy, Sean Strickler, Jake Robinson, Susan Sugar, Chris Fisher, Nick Yaeger, Nikki Morris and Ellen Doane. Before the umpire said, Lets play ball Dotty Valentine singing the National Anthem. Butch Benton threw out the first pitch to president of softball team, George Kaufer. Mr. Benton was drafted out of high school by the New York Mets in the first round and sixth player picked in the country. His Major League debut was in 1978 against the Chicago Cubs going 2 for 3 with an RBI. In 1990 he retired after a 16 year professional career with the Mets, Cubs and Cleveland Indians. He currently resides with his wife, Linn, and son Christian in Belleview. He works as Director of Golf and PGA Professional at Black Bear Golf Club in Eustis. Unfortunately, I do not have a play by play of the game. After 7 innings, the game was tied at 19-19. It ended in a tie. Twenty-eight members of the softball club played in the game. The game was back and forth with the lead changing multiple times. According to George, there was lot of good hitting and defensive plays. It was a great game enjoyed by the 300 cheering fans. A good time was had by all and the concession stand was kept busy selling hot dogs and popcorn. At the completion of the game, The Stone Creek Sales Team accepted the challenge from the Social Committee for the ALS Bucket challenge. Collection boxes were available during the game and have been available at both the Reunion Center and the Spa since the Social Committee made the challenge. The amount raised from the Stone Creek residents is $408 to the ALS Foundation. Another great fund raiser for a truly worthy cause. Thanks to all who gave to this cause. Pictures were taken by our wonderful Lifestyle Director, Kim Krystopa. She and the social committee have many activities planned for the rest of September and October. Our big Fall Festival will be Oct. 25. Heres to more games at the new ball field! Lets play ball or just come to watch! Its the day we have all been waiting for Stone Creek Patricia Gizzi The Stone Creek softball team. The Del Webb softball team. Above, some of the fans. Below, concession workers. It is with mixed emotions that I am writing this article. As many of you know, I have been doing this for seven years, but now it is necessary for me to turn it over to someone else. Due to family illness my time is needed in care giving. Because of this I am no longer able to participate in the social activities here in Quail Meadow. Without attending events, it would be very hard to write about them. When I wrote my first article, it was because I was volunteered (by Chuck) to write about our concern over the roads and the closing of 35th Street. Michel Northsea was the editor of the Messenger at this time and she asked Chuck if he knew of anyone who would write an article about the QM residents feelings regarding the road situation. This (I thought) was going to be a one-time event! Now, after seven years of writing an article each week, I am turning the job over to someone else. Richard Gunther will begin writing for our community next week. Richard is our resident photographer. Many of the pictures that have been in the Messenger this year have been provided by Richard. Writing this article each week brought back memories of writing term papers in college. There were times when it was easy to find a topic, but other times it was a last minute project. At least now Im not writing on a Smith Corona portable typewriter and going to the college library for information! I wish to thank all of you for your support and encouragement through the years. As I was walking out to get the paper very early Tuesday morning, I looked in the sky and saw a beautiful double rainbow; this seemed to be a sign telling me that everything is going to be OK God is in control. Today, Sept. 24, is the beginning of the Jewish holiday known as Rosh Hashanah. This is the Jewish New Year 5775. This year the holiday begins at sundown on Wednesday, and ends at sunset on Friday, the 26th. One tradition during this period is eating apples dipped in honey to entice a sweet new year. This sounds like a nice treat for all of us. So long for now, Carolyn A hard column to write as its time to say goodbye A rainbow as seen from the writers front yard. Quail Meadow Carolyn Slocumb Animal Services updates its fee structure

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Valid when you trade-in your current hearing aids towards the purchase of a Miracle-Ear ME-1 or ME-2 Solution (2 aids). Valid at participating Miracle-Ear locations only. Not valid with any other discount or offer. Does not apply to prior purchases. West Marion Messenger 8810 W. State Road 200, suite 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com Opinion County staff gets a tongue-lashing Several times on this opinion page, we have railed against the anonymous staff that finds rezoning requests compatible with the surrounding area when many people dont think thats true. At the County Commission zoning session Tuesday afternoon, things didnt go well for some of those staff people. During presentations by the developer, he mentioned the eventual widening of Southwest 100th Street and the paving of that road all the way from 80th Avenue to 62nd, passing close by the Cherrywood subdivision. His information came from printed material he had obtained from the county planning office, and the result was that Cherrywood residents helped pack the room, thinking this rezoning case was going to result in that paving activity. But the notation was a bit premature. Chairman Carl Zalak asked where that information was coming from, and the speaker said it was on Page 4 of the materials he was given. Chris Rison of Growth Services went to the microphone and said staff had talked about the growth in that area, which is called the triangle, and that 100th would probably have to be a twolane paved road with a grass median, running between 80th Avenue and 62nd Avenue, the extension of 60th. Why are we putting this out? Zalak said, obviously annoyed that this information had been published. We (commissioners) havent even talked about this. Kathy Bryant echoed the concern that the information had been put out without commission authorization, saying the group hadnt even considered such a proposal. In addition, the only concern about that road was because of an emergency exit, which would be very close to 80th Avenue and wouldnt have vehicles constantly going in and out. In other words, Growth Services jumped the gun. The paving of Southwest 100th Street is not an issue yet, although it could be in a distant future. And the staff took it upon itself to give out this information, ignoring their bosses, the five commissioners. Maybe this will be the impetus to rein in the staff, something that has been needed for a long time. They should only act on proposals that are planned to come before the commissioners. Speculation is not their job. And were glad that a couple of commissioners told them off. Our Message PUBLISHER: GERRY MULLIGANMANAGER: JOHN MURPHYEDITOR: JIM CLARK MessengerWEST MARION Editorial Your letters Its time to speak up!When are we going to stand up and get parents to be responsible for their children? Im sick and tired of being asked to contribute to their school, sports and entertainment. When I was growing up during the depression and after WW2 my parents had no assistance from the government or others to feed, clothe or take care of their children and neither did I. Today people get welfare, EBT cards, telephones, Section 8, food banks and still they ask the tax payer to pay for school breakfast, lunches, supplies etc. How much more do we have to give these people? Weve all seen their buying habits at the store of fast foods, prepared foods and junk foods, instead of getting meats and vegetables and cooking them, heaven knows there not working, so what do they do all day? And they sure have money to buy cigarettes and beer. We seniors have to live on our Social Security and savings, because as responsible people we saved. We have to pay for all these programs given to able bodied people who should go to work and take care of their family. While some seniors cant afford to buy needed medicine or food and must choose which one to buy; these freeloaders go around sitting on their butts and having more children because well it pays more. Im very distressed and we should all be, to see in the paper that Munroe Regional Medical Center wants to take more money given to them from the government (me) to have social workers teach school children healthy habits. Isnt that the job of parents? That money should be better put to use to lower medical costs. Ive paid taxes all my life and still do, federal, state and county etc. I say if you want to get health care, child care etc., you must work for it and pass a drug test if required, I had to pass a drug test in order to keep my job think thats discrimination, well then I was discriminated against in order to keep my job. But we know that its easier to get welfare then find a job. You might say there isnt any work here, well guess what, we moved many times to where the jobs were; surely they can do the same. Yes, Ive had to take on two or three jobs at times to make ends meet, it didnt kill me. We have to admit that this is getting out of hand and we cant afford it anymore. People have forgotten that nothing is free in this world, someone has to pay for it and it comes at a high cost to those of us who have worked hard all our lives. Yes, Im mad and so should you. A long time taxpayer now retired and wanting to stay that way, I earned it! N. Poirier OcalaBacking the taxThe headline in your Friday, Sept 12 issue I found very disturbing: School Candidates: We have the money. First, this does not represent even the majority opinion of candidates running for the office. Most candidates recognize the need for additional funding and have said so on the record. The article went on to quote a couple of school board candidates who promoted the nave and incorrect idea that the school system has lots of money, but they just 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 352-854-3986. 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 month. 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 103, Ocala, FL 34481; or e-mail editor@westmarionmessenger.com. Youve all heard the expression When it rains, it pours. Last week I felt as if it was a small hurricane that was drenching me as I got messages from your correspondents. First, in the West Marion Messenger, Carolyn Slocumb is ending her run as a correspondent from Quail Meadow. She has a family situation that requires her to be at home more, and her feeling is that if she doesnt go to some of these events in her community, she cant really write about them. Thats a terrific attitude, and shows that she has a real understanding of what is involved in churning out the column week after week. Ive seen all sorts of stories recently about how people who retire, especially now as the active Baby Boomers reach retirement age, should plan to remain active somehow, some way. Its vital to a retirees health to keep developing interests that keep them busy. Thats why gathering material for the community columns should involve going to various events in person. Its also a great way to get known in your community. Then I got word from Judi Siegal, whose Judis Journal column has appeared in the South Marion Citizen as well as the Citrus County Chronicle, has decided to stop writing. I learned a lot about Judaism from reading her material over the past few years, and Im sorry shes ending her run as a correspondent. Then came John Everlove, who has been writing the Cherrywood column. He may know more about what goes on in his community than anyone, and he shared it with us each week, including pictures almost every week. He is also stepping down. Some people (not other writers) comWh en it rains i t po urs, ab ou t ou r wr it er s Among Friends Jim Clark plained to me occasionally that Cherrywood news seemed to dominate the paper. My reply was to ask if they had ever submitted items to the writer in their community. Most of the time the answer was no. End of conversation. If you want more about your community, invite the writer to your clubs activities, or submit stories and pictures. Dont blame another community for having too much news. Just make sure your news gets submitted. Carolyn has gotten a correspondent, Richard Gunther, to volunteer to write the Quail Meadow column. Since he was already the main photographer, things should continue without a hitch. In Cherrywood, as I write this, were still looking for someone to take Johns place. Dont be bashful. If youre one of those who likes to get out and mingle with your fellow residents at various activities, put it in writing and join our staff of great volunteer correspondents. The ability to take pictures always helps, of course. I hope we can get some help where its needed. I need for that pouring to stop. Rain isnt very good for a computer.Jim Clark is the editor of the West Marion Messenger and South Marion Citizen. Please see LETTERS, Page 14 is open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the clubhouse. There will be a baked goods sale going on at the same time, and also a quilt raffle. The kitchen will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to buy hot dogs and drinks for lunch.M arion La ndi ng craft f airThe annual Marion Landing Craft Fair will be Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon in the communitys Lifestyle Center 8601 SW 65th Ave. Road across from Queen of Peace Catholic Church on SR 200. Handcrafted items for sale include jewelry, quilts, greeting cards, floral arrangements, handbags, home dcor, paintings, unique gifts and holiday items. Coffee/tea and donuts will be available for a nominal price. Free admission open to the public. No pets, please. For more information, call 237-7152.Che ss Cl ub t o m eetThe chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down. Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess. Its your move! For more information, call Ron at 873-2276.Sunday, Oct. 5 5K run-walk f or b reast can cer aw arene ssThe College of Central Florida Student Activities Board will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a 5K run-walk Sunday, Oct. 5, at 8 a.m., at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. In color run style, participants will have the option of being splashed with pink paint throughout the course. The event is presented in partnership with Classic Rock WIND-FM and radio personality Hunter, who is a breast cancer survivor. The run will benefit Dunnellon-based Michelle-OGram, a nonprofit that assists women who cannot afford diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds or screenings. Named after Dunnellon resident Michelle Blauser Standridge, who died at age 33 after a three-year battle with breast cancer, the organization has helped more than 500 women since it began in 2009. Register for the 5k on active.com search CF SAB or print the registration form and drop it off at the CF Office of Student Life in the Bryant Student Union, Room 201. Registration is $20 now or $25 after Oct. 1. Registration will be also be available on race day at 7 a.m. To learn more about CF, visit CF.edu. For more information on Michelle-O-Gram, visit michelleogram.com. Friday, Oct. 10 O ktob erfe st at C ircle SquareCircle Square Commons will hold Oktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 10, from 5 to 9 p.m. on The Town Square. Enjoy an evening celebrating the German heritage and be entertained with live music by Alpine Express and the amazing sword swallower, Dan Meyer. Celebrate by eating delicious foods such as grilled brats, Shepherds pie, sweet treats, pretzels and more from Yalaha Bakery. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Circle Square Commons Town Square is at 8405 SW 80th St. in Ocala. Saturday, Oct. 11 F irst Co ngregat ion al y ard s aleIts time again for the annual yard sale at First Congregational Church on Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please note the time change from previous years. Doors will open promptly at 9 a.m. Shop from a vast array of items which include clothing, jewelry, handbags, dishes, glassware, cookware, linens, decorative pillows, bedding, appliances, furniture, audio equipment, tools, and so much more. New this year, we are adding a boutique section for better clothing, jewelry and home decor. For those who may become thirsty or hungry from shopping all the great deals, refreshments will be available for purchase. First Congregational is located at 7171 SW State Road 200. M ore on Pa g e 13 CALENDARCONTINUED FROM PAGE 6

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11 6 W ednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger 000JB8O Helpful Tips for the Perfect Holiday TurkeyWhen shopping for your turkey, look for one with a pop-up timer.To thaw your turkey, keep it in the refrigerator based on its weight. For example, it should remain in the refrigerator for 24 hours for every 5 pounds. To thaw quickly, place it in the sink and cover with cold water, changing the water every half hour per pound.Once the turkey has thawed, always refrigerate or cook immediately.When youre ready to cook, baste the bird with extra virgin olive oil. Place turkey with the breast up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan in an oven preheated to 325F. Loosely cover turkey with foil to prevent over-browning. The turkey is done cooking when the meat thermometer reads 180F, or if the red stem on the pop-up timer is up and the drum stick feels soft or moves easily.Always allow the bird to rest for at least 20 minutes for easy carving.Present your turkey on a platter with a fresh and colorful garnish, such as California grapes. FAMILY FEATURES As you prepare for this season of celebrations, consider recipes that offer a fresh approach to the traditional holiday menu. With its sweet simplicity and vibrant color, a garnish featuring California grapes can make your meal presenta tion even more enticing. Keep those mealtime traditions intact by serving favorites like Brussels sprouts, but pair them with sweet California grapes in a salad for the perfect balance of flavor and crunchy texture. A beloved side dish, such as cornbread dressing, will exceed all expectations with ingredients like red and green grapes, butternut squash, walnuts and pan cetta. Complete the meal with a new twist on a trifle that results in a rich dessert worthy of any gathering for the holidays and beyond. For more ways to increase the freshness and flavor of your holiday meals, visit GrapesfromCalifornia.com, Facebook.com/GrapesfromCalifornia and Pinterest.com/GrapesfromCA.PeanutButterandGrapeTrifleServings: 14 1 (16-ounce) container nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt 8 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons honey 1 (8-ounce) container lite whipped topping, divided 1 (16-ounce) store-bought pound cake, sliced into 1-inch cubes 3 cups red seedless California grapes,plusmoreforgarnish 3 cups green seedless California grapes, plus more for garnish 1/4 cup honey-roasted peanuts, chopped (optional garnish) In medium bowl, stir together yogurt, peanut butter and honey until well combined. Gently fold in half of whipped topping. Set aside. In clear glass trifle dish or bowl, layer half each of pound cake cubes, peanut butter mixture, red grapes and green grapes. Repeat layers a second time and top with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with additional grapes (sliced in half) if desired, and chopped peanuts, if desired. Nutrition information per serving (with peanuts): 313 calories; 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat); 42% calories from fat; 8 g protein; 38 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 73 mg cholesterol; 197 mg sodium; 206 mg potassium.A Tasty TraditionA Spanish custom spanning back to 1895, those who practice the twelve grapes of luck are said to be provided with a year of prosperity. Add this festive ritual to your celebration by eating a grape with the ringing of each bell at midnight on New Years Eve. Servings: 12 2 cups red seedless California grapes 2 cups green seedless California grapes 2 cups cubed butternut squash 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 6 ounces diced pancetta 3/4 cup sliced celery 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups coarsely crumbled cornbread (either store-bought or prepared from a mix), toasted 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 egg, beaten Preheat oven to 400F. Toss grapes and squash cubes together in large bowl with oil, salt and pepper, to taste. Spread in single layer on baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes, until grapes have begun to slightly shrivel and squash is tender. Set aside. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook pancetta until it begins to brown slightly. Add celery and onions and cook until tender and onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for one minute more. Remove from heat. In large bowl, combine cornbread, pancetta mixture, grapes, squash, walnuts, sage and salt and pepper to taste, if desired. Set aside. In medium bowl, whisk together broth, butter, vinegar and egg. Pour over cornbread mixture and toss well to combine. Spray 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon dressing evenly into dish. (At this point, you can either bake immediately or cover and refrigerate overnight to bake the next day.) Bake, covered with foil, at 350F for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake another 20 minutes, or until warmed through and golden brown. Nutrition information per serving: 442 calories; 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat); 37% calories from fat; 14 g protein; 54 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 75 mg cholesterol; 1103 mg sodium; 475 mg potassium. RawVegetable andGrapeSaladServings: 6 Salad: 2 cups shredded or very thinly sliced Brussels sprouts 1 cup shredded carrots 1 cup thinly sliced fennel 1/2 cup cooked, chopped bacon (6 slices) 4 cups green and red seedless California grapes, halved 1/2 cup sliced green onions Dressing: 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Toss all salad ingredients together in large bowl. Whisk together all dressing ingredients in medium bowl and drizzle over salad. Toss until ingredients are well coated with dressing. Nutrition information per serving: 226 calories; 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat); 55% calories from fat; 8 g protein; 19 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 17 mg cholesterol; 516 mg sodium; 471 mg potassium.Cornbread Dressing with Roasted Grapes, Walnuts and Pancetta Sunday, Sept. 28 Duathlon/10K planned by United WayUnited Way of Marion County will host a duathlon/10K at Silver Springs State Park on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. The event includes a 10K or 6.2 mile run and 15 mile biking event that will benefit the United Way. Entry fee is $60 for the duathlon, $30 for runners who just want to participate in the 10K run or $75 for individuals who would like to complete the duathlon as a team. Race forms can be downloaded at www.uwmc.org or participants can register at Active.com. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, call United Way at 352-732-9696. Bryan Popin ConcertBryan Popin concert pianist, singer, worship leader, minister, composer, arranger and producer for mainstream artists will present a program of traditional gospel music plus diverse selections as only he can perform. This is music for the young and old and in between. An energetic concert, one you will never forget, and it is free. A love offering will be received. After the concert there will be a time for fellowship while enjoying an Ice Cream Social. The concert will be at 6 p.m. at Christs Church Of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off SR 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/Tuesday, Sept. 30 Breast cancer survivors meetThe SOS (Sisterhood of Survivors) Breast Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at Ocala West United Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105th St. in the Chapel, Room 235 at 1 p.m. Our meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 will be an information exchange with Betsey Applebaum, author of the book, Girlfriends Guide to Breast Cancer. She is doing a sequel to this book and wants input from breast cancer survivors for her next issue. Therefore, hopefully, we can contribute experiences and helpful information to others involved with breast cancer. For more information, contact Gail Tirpak, 352-2916904.Saturday, Oct. 4 Blessing of the AnimalsThe annual blessing of the animals will take place at Joy Lutheran Church on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Memorial Garden. Pastor Ed Holloway will conduct the service. The public is welcome to bring their dogs, cats, horses, sheep, birds, and etc. to receive the blessing. Owners must be able to control their pets. Joy Lutheran Church is at 7045 SW 83rd Place at State Road 200, Ocala. For more information call (352) 854-4509 ext 221.Yoga in Sholom ParkYoga in Sholom Park will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Bring a mat or towel and enjoy the beauty of the Peace Park. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-854-7950.Fall tree and shrub saleThe Marion County Master Gardeners will host their annual Fall Tree & Shrub Sale Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m.-noon or until sold out. The event will be held at the Marion County UF/IFAS Extension Service (2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala). Admission and parking are free. Master Gardeners will have many types of plants available for sale, including: fruit, ornamental and shades trees; shrubs; and selected perennials. Gardening publications, soil test kits and a large variety of seeds will also be available for purchase. Funds raised from this event will support the Marion County Master Gardener program and the youth horticulture scholarship program. No pets are allowed at the event. For more information about Marion County UF/IFAS Extension Service, call 352-671-8400 or visit www.marioncountyfl.org/extensionservice.Palm Cay Craft fairOn Oct. 4, Palm Cay will conduct its craft fair, which Please see HAPPENINGS, Page 7

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messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5 12 Wednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Travel plans could be interrupted by the re-emergence of a workplace problem that was never quite fully resolved. Deal with it at once, and then take off on that well-deserved trip. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Aspects favor cultural activities for sensuous Bovines. Attend a concert or an art show. Better yet, create something yourself (a poem, perhaps?), and dedicate it to someone special. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Respect any doubts you might now be feeling about a new situation. They could be reflecting your inner awareness that some essential information might be missing. Check it out. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Its important to start the new month with as clean a slate as possible. Either complete all those unfinished tasks or pass them on to others who would be more than happy to take them on. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) This is a good time to cut down on expenses and tame that urge to splurge. Applying some financial discipline now could help ride out a possible monetary crunch later on. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Money matters are dominant this week. Recheck your accounts and make sure theyre upto-date. Pay attention to personal issues before they become problems. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You might be tempted to employ the same tactics as your adversary, but that could backfire. Better to use the same balanced approach that has worked for you before. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A changing workplace environment could stir up confusion as well as apprehension. Best to ignore the rumors and get the facts. You could find that the changes bring positive elements. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Communication is easier this week with people ready and eager to hear what you have to say. Also, check for possible technical problems before you start your new project. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Aspects favor change for the usually traditional Goat. Opening your mind to possibilities you had ignored could lead you to make decisions you once considered improbable. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Making personal as well as professional adjustments to changing conditions might be easier with more information explaining the hows and whys of the situations in question. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) With growing positive reactions to buoy your confidence, this could be the right time to finish your new project and get it well and truly launched. for? What in the world would I talk about? Before finishing all of the questions floating around my cranium my wife answered the phone. The first words out of her mouth were, What did you forget now? It seems that whenever I go on a trip, before I get too far down the road I remember something I forgot. When I assured her that I had not forgotten anything, I sensed a slight pause on the other end and then she said, Did you miss your plane? Within the next few minutes I was bombarded with question after question, all I did was call, and at this point, I could not remember why I had called her. It just seemed like the thing to do at the time. After she settled down a little bit and her panic seizure ceased, I told her I just called to call. Oh, she said, not knowing how to answer that. I was shocked. It had never happened before. I am going to cherish this memory for as long as I live. I actually caught her when she had nothing to say. Needless to say, I relished that moment because it will probably never happen again. After I hung up, I sat sipping some more coffee when one of my favorite verses came to mind. And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear (Isaiah 65:24). My comfort rests in the fact that God is closer to me than my cell phone. Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1866-552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net or website www.jamessnyderministries.com. PASTORCONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 Golden Troupers Show coming to FairfieldThere is much anticipation about the next big event to be held in the FFV Clubhouse. The Ocala Golden Troupers will be the entertainment for the night of the Fairfield Dinner Theater to be held on Saturday, Sept. 27. Dinner will be at 5 followed by the production at 6 and finished up with delicious desserts. The show will include musical selections, comedy skits, and (perhaps) some magic thrown in. The group is widely recognized for outstanding productions and the community looks forward to a night of good food and fantastic entertainment. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased from Dee McNeill or Norma Powers. Reservations for tables of 6 to 8 may be made with payment in advance. Be sure to make your reservations and join your neighbors for a night with people from the community known as a lively place filled with lovely people. Fairfield Village Priscilla Barnett A lifetime of fresh airDid you know that the U.S. Geologic Survey, the government agency that focuses on the country's natural resources, offers seniors aged 62 and older a lifetime pass to more than 2,000 outdoor recreation facilities throughout the U.S. for just $10.00? The Association of Mature American Citizens suggests you fire up your computer and visit http://store.usgs.gov/pass/senior.html #benefits to discover how you can plan an exciting out of doors holiday anytime it's convenient. For example, go paddling on the Little Calumet River Water Trail in Porter, Indiana or visit Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne where you can go sunbathing, swimming, picnicking, camping, hiking and kayaking. AMAC notes that senior pass holders get a lifetime of free access to locations such as these throughout the U.S. along with on-site discounts at campgrounds and other on site facilities. Read the classifieds

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Saturday, Oct. 11 Button Club to meetManatee Button Club will meet Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9:30 a.m., at the Marion Oaks Community Center, 294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala. We will discuss the hobby of button collecting and competition trays for the upcoming Florida State Convention. Our guest speaker is Connie Robinson, a local porcelain artist, who will give a presentation on antique glass buttons made by Leo Popper & Sons. Public welcome come join us!Saturday, Oct. 18 Lions yard sale at Bank of OzarksThe Ocala 200 Lions Club is having a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bank of the Ozarks, State Road 200 in the Friendship Plaza. Food will be available for purchase.Arts and craft showThe Queen of Peace Council of Catholic Women will host their annual Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish hall. Local vendors will showcase one-ofa-kind art and handmade items. Lunch will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit numerous local entities. Queen of Peace is at 6455 SW State Road 200, Ocala. Indoor yard sale at JoyJoy Lutheran Church, located at SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala, will have its annual Indoor Yard Sale and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Swenson Hall. The public is invited to donate such items as furniture, tools, gardening equipment and sports related items. Kitchen and housewares, linens, books, and craft supplies are also welcome for donation. Please no clothes, shoes or electronics. Yard sale items may be brought to Swenson Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon, or anytime during the day on Thursday or Friday, Oct. 1617, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baked goods should be brought on Friday. Please have all baked goods wrapped for sale and labeled, particularly if they contain nuts. As usual there will be the vintage table for the special treasures as well as a craft and quilt section. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Mark your calendar for this wellknown favorite community event and join us for a fun-filled day. For more information call Edie Heinzen (854-7817) in regards to the bake sale and Patty Corey (854-0660) or Kathy Hoefer (237-6439) regarding the yard sale.Tuesday, Oct 21 Doctor to speak at luncheonFood for Thought Luncheon, Tuesday Oct. 21 at 11:30 a.m., Dr. Amruth Bapatla, Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist, will speak on Sleep Disorders. Please RSVP to 237-8309. Reservations are needed because of limited seating. The luncheon is at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, SW College Road.Saturday, Oct. 25 Trash to Treasure vendors soughtThe Church of the Advent will be holding its Trash to Treasure Sale on Saturday, Oct 25. Crafters, flea market sellers and food providers are invited to participate, This will be an outdoor event with nearly everyone being in the shade of the trees. The sale will run from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., with setup beginning at 6 a.m. Spaces are to be 10 feet square and rent for $15 each; no tables will be provided. The church is at 11251 SW County Road 484, across from the fire station, about two miles west of State Road 200. For additional information and registration forms please call the church at 352-465-7272 or Al Sickle at 352-208-5664 or email jsickle391@gmail.com.Saturday, Oct. 26 Remillard jazz concertThe sixth annual Jazz Concert, featuring the smooth jazz sounds of Charlie Remillard, a resident of Ocala Palms, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 260 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala. A free will offering to benefit Interfaith Emergency Services Food 4 Kids will be gratefully accepted. Friday, Oct. 31 Sheriffs Office Halloween partyThe Marion County Sheriffs Office Southwest District Office, 9048 SW State Road 200, will hold its annual Halloween party at the office from 5 to 8:30 p.m. There will be games, candy, prizes, food and more. Sheriffs personnel encourage parents to bring their children for a safe Halloween on Oct. 31. M ore on P age 15 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Wednesday, September 24, 2014 13 4 W ednesday, September 24, 2014 messengermessenger MESSENGER messengermessengermessengermessengermessengermessenger Ocalas Only 4-Star Accommodations for Your Pet Ocalas Only 4-Star Accommodations for Your Pet Tour our unique facility and you be the judge! 352-861-4566 Tour our unique facility and you be the judge! 352-861-4566 Boarding Grooming Boarding Grooming 10411 SW 105th Street Ocala www.palmettokennels.com 10411 SW 105th Street Ocala www.palmettokennels.com 000J5V6 Kennel Pet Sitting Kennel Grooming Pet Sitting Look for us on Facebook Look for us Look for us on Facebook on Facebook SPRINKLERS ACCURATE SPRINKLERS (352) 445-1403 Licensed #10719 & Insured C HECK -U P Complete check-up of entire sprinkler system! $ 30 000HYK9 000HYK9 000J62Y IRRIGATION LLC. 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Thursday, Sept. 25 10 am to 8 pm Friday, Sept. 26 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, Sept. 27 10 am to 2 pm 000J7V5 Its Time For Friends 3-Day Fall Book Sale Its Time For Its Time For Friends 3-Day Friends 3-Day Fall Book Sale Fall Book Sale While browsing the tables, pick up an application to join the Friends of Freedom Public Library. We meet the first Monday of each month at 10 am at the library. We would enjoy meeting you. Come join us in active support of our library. at Freedom Public Library 5870 SW 95th St., Ocala Good ONLY on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Freedom Public Library BOOK SALE Clip this coupon and bring it on Friday, Sept. 26, from 10am to 6pm and receive a FREE $1 book or other $1 item of your choice. One coupon per patron Books Jigsaw Puzzles CDs Videos Miscellaneous Other Items and always Books, Books, Books! Last spring we provided a coupon for the first time, and you, our patrons, made the offer an instant success. Se were doing it again! Clip the coupon below and bring it with you for a free $1 book or other $1 item. FRIDAY ONLY! 352-622-6324 or 1-800-313-6324 4300 SOUTH PINE AVE. (441) OCALAJust one block north of Ocalas Drive-In Theater SOUTH OCALA I-75SR40 SR200441Prestige Home Centers, Inc. N 000J7OS GO TO OUR WEBSITE!www.PrestigeHomeCenters.com/ocala Affordable We Specialize in Older Mobile Home Removal DOUBLEWIDE $39,995from REPO LAND & HOME Dunnellon Summerfield Silver Springs & Dozens More! NO GIMMICKS6 Display DoublesWe Specialize in Removal of Older Mobile HomesCentral Air Skirting Deliver & Set-Up No Extra For Options Shown under $59,900 Only$448Month ON DISPLAY 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 S.R. 27 areas, call 854-3986.CONTACT INFORMATIONOffice (352) 854-3986 Fax (352) 489-6593 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 EditorJim Clark 390-6444 Circulation Barbara Jaggers 854-3986 Inside Sales/Office Coord. -Michel Northsea 854-3986 Advertising Sales Tom Rapplean 352-564-2957 Advertising Sales Paige Lefkowitz 352-564-2902 Manager John Murphy 352-563-6363 Deadline for news : Friday 1 p.m. the week before publication. Member of the Community Papers of Florida I want to get news in the Messenger.Call editor Jim Clark at 352-390-6444 or send by e-mail to editor@westmarionmessenger.comCommunity news and photos must be received by Thursday the week before publication. Mail and photos must be e-mailed to editor@westmarionmessenger.com. All contributions are subject to editing for clarity, taste, and style.Deadline for AdvertisingClassified Reader Ads 2 pm Friday Display Ads 5 pm Thursday Wednesday, Sept. 24 Free High Holidays ticketsTemple Bnai Darom, 49 Banyan Course, Ocala is offering complimentary tickets for the High Holidays. Services will be conducted by Rabbi Harold Jaye beginning with Erev Rosh Hashanah services on Wednesday evening, Sept. 24. For additional information or to obtain your free tickets contact Elaine at 352-789-5617 or by e-mail at momee3432@aol.com. Please include how many tickets you need and an address to mail the tickets to.M anufactured homeowners invitedNotice to all manufactured homeowners who live in rental communities in Marion County. The state president of FMO, John Salvucci, will be the guest speaker for the Dist. 13 meeting on Sept. 24 at the Community Center of Saddle Oak Club on State Road 200. The meeting will open at 1 p.m. with registration and refreshments starting at 12:30. John was elected our new FMO president at a state-wide conference held in Clearwater last December. He will be updating us and sharing his exciting plans for the one organization founded in 1962 to protect the rights and lifestyle of homeowners living in rental communities, the Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Fla., Inc. (FMO) based in Largo. Saddle Oak Club is located two miles west of I-75 on SR 200 across from the Heathbrook Shopping Center. For further information or questions, contact either Nan or Bob Bull, FMO Dist. 13 President and Executive VP, at 352-237-0877. Thursday, Sept. 25 Freedom Friends 3-day book saleIts time for the Friends three-day fall book sale at Freedom Public Library, 5870 SW 95th St., Ocala, on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stock up for the winter on books, jigsaw puzzles, CDs, videos and miscellaneous other items. Check for the coupon in the ad in the South Marion Citizen. Health, wellness expo at HawthorneHawthorne Estates Retirement Apartments, 3211 SW 42nd St., Ocala, will be hosting a Senior Health and Wellness Expo open to the public on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon with health related vendors. Come meet with a network of healthcare and business professionals bringing health awareness and options to the community. Walgreens will be onsite providing flu shots (must provide Medicare/insurance card). Come take advantage of free screenings: blood pressure screening, Hearing screening, balance testing, blood sugar testing, glaucoma screening, venous screenings, carotid doppler screening, CPR training, and much more. Appetizers, refreshments, and many door prizes will be available. Call 352-237-7776 Ex. 255 to RSVP or for more information.Saturday, Sept. 27 African Violet Club to meetThe African Violet Club of Ocala will meet Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriffs Office Brian Litz Substation, 9048 SW State Road 200, Ocala. This month our program is about growing African violets that have a trailing habit. We are passing out our annual project plant this month which just happens to be a miniature trailer this year. It is always fun to grow something different! We will be repotting this little african violet and learning all about its care, including differences in care as compared to standard violets. Refreshments are provided. Guests and new members are always welcome! For more information please check out www.AfricanVioletClubofOcala.org or go to facebook at facebook.com/AfricanVioletClubofOcala.P ublic Lands Day at RainbowThe Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park would like to invite you to participate in National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Join a park ranger and help remove invasive exotic plants from the park. This will be a great way to celebrate public lands, learn, and have fun at one of Floridas most beautiful State Parks! Those who volunteer to remove invasive exotic plants will get free entry. Water will be provided for the participants by the Friends of Rainbow Springs. Please be sure to bring gloves, sunscreen, bug spray and hat. Participants should wear long sleeve shirts, long pants and closetoed shoes. To sign up in advance to participate, contact Monay Markey at monay.markey@dep.state.fl.us. For additional information, contact the park at 352-465-8555 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org.St. Jude flea marketSt. Jude Catholic Community in Marion Oaks is having another flea market. The date is Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside space is available at $15 per table. Inside tables are $20 each. Donations of clean and gently used items will be accepted during our regular Thrift Store hours. No televisions will be accepted.Sunday, Sept. 28 German American OktoberfestThe German American Club of Marion County will hold an Oktoberfest on Sunday, Sept. 28, at noon at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. and includes a bratwurst dinner. Please bring your own beverage. Music will be provided by Alpine Express. Lederhosen, Dirndle, or dressy casual is requested. Tickets are $18 per member or $21 per non-member and may be purchased by calling Barb Hartmann at 352-751-4207. M ore on P age 6 Happenings

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Would that it were that simple, but a few facts might be helpful: First, the Marion County school budget has been cut over 50 million over the last seven years. The state is funding students at more than 200 dollars less than in 2007. We have the worst record of any county in Florida in class size violations, which have come about due to our lack of funds to hire new teachers. We spend less than almost any county in Florida on administrative costs. No one who has any idea of what a principal or vice principal does in a school would suggest they should be split between schools. This is a real indication of the naivet and lack of practical knowledge a couple of candidates exhibit. The idea that there is no accountability or knowledge in school finance is another clueless statement. There are innumerable local, state, and federal laws which regulate virtually every cent in the school system. This is a huge budget, and it takes a team of experts to manage it. Some of these candidates should visit the finance office and learn something before making irresponsible statements. Most funds are only available to spend in very specific ways. As school board members learn very quickly, there is very little money available they actually control. The idea that there is a big sack of money in a closet somewhere in the county office and one can use it any way one wants is just silly. The we have plenty of money, is the same old argument we have heard over and over again by folks who just want to cut yet more from education. We heard this during campaigns two and four years ago, and look where that got us. The idea that all these students cannot read and write is nonsense as well. Kids now have to take so many tests at so many levels and pass them to graduate, this is virtually impossibledespite the testimony of some anonymous business person. We also are graduating more students from high school percentage wise than ever in American history. Check your facts, listen carefully, talk to people who have actual experience in the community and the schools, and then get out and vote. Our childrens future depends upon it. Dave Hartley Retired Marion County teacherEditors Note: There are only four candidates remaining in the race for School Board. Two, the challengers noted above, have come out against the tax, and one incumbent, who was not at the recent forum, has failed to commit to backing the tax. LETTERSCONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 friend who lives in Deltona picked up Nika from the Animal Center to stay with her until Thanksgiving when her brother is visiting from New York. From there, Nika will travel back home to New York where shell be reunited with her owner who never gave up on his little dog. Nikas story is a beautiful example of the value of microchips, Marion County Animal Services Director Deborah Horvath said. Collars and tags can be removed or lost, but microchips provide a lifelong means of identification. Microchips help reunite countless families, whether the stray animal is one or 1,000 miles away from home. We encourage all pet owners to microchip their pets. Microchips are tiny chips about the size of a grain of rice implanted in pets skin between their shoulder blades. Animal shelters and veterinarian staff can scan stray pets to obtain the chips unique number, which is linked to the owners contact information in a database. Microchipping at the Animal Center is only $15, and takes only a few minutes. Call 352-6718700 or visit www.marioncountyfl.org/animal for more information. DOGCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 the performing and visual arts. Programs include Acting and Technical Theatre, Dance, Two and Three-Dimensional Art, and Instrumental and Vocal Music, MCCA offers a winning combination of high quality arts education and outstanding academic education. For more information on the program, contact Laurie Reeder, MCCA Coordinator at 291-4000. THEATERCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Traveling, especially by air, is not my favorite pastime. I know some people who just delight in flying from one point to another point. If you would count all of those people who do, I would be nowhere on that list. Recently I had to travel involving changing planes, which involved spending a night at the Orlando airport. I could have come home, which is about two hours away, or I could spend the night and catch the plane the next day. It would cost me about the same to stay overnight at the airport as it would to travel back home and then return to the airport the next day. So, after all of my meticulous calculations, I decided to spend the night at the airport. I determined while there to get the most of my nights stay at the airport. The hotel at the airport was one of those big international hotels. It had more stories than a politician on the campaign trail. As is usually the case, my room was on one of the top stories of the hotel. Checking in at the front desk, I then went to my room and settled down for the evening. I was not going to waste my time huddled in my hotel room, rather, I was going to look around and experience the nightlife at this international airport. Have you ever made a decision, then looking back on it you thought to yourself, Self, we are never going to do that again. Such was my case. I decided to get some supper around 8 oclock in the evening. This, I found out, was the time high society folk eat. Why they eat so late, I will never know. But, since I was with high society, I decided to act and eat like high society. The restaurant in this international hotel was one of those highfalutin restaurants where you really do not know what is on the menu. The menu was in every language except English. Fortunately, they had some pictures and fortunately, my index finger was still in Remembering that God is closer than my cell phone good working order. I ordered my supper, set back and observed the high society all around me. One thought that stumbled through my brain at the time was, I wonder if these people in this restaurant know that I am not part of high society? About this time the wine steward, I guess that is what he is called, came by to take my wine order. The only wine I know is spelled with an H. When I declined the wine, people began to suspect I was not part of high society. I guess you cannot be part of high society unless you wine a little. I finished my supper and decided to wander around in the huge lounge area on this floor. Everybody there was talking and so I got an order of coffee, went to a couch, sat down and just observed what was going on around me. One thing I noticed was that most people seemed to be on their cell phone. What would happen in our society if cell phones suddenly stopped working for three minutes? There would be such a panic across our country that nobody would actually survive. I decided I should call someone on my cell phone. After all, I am trying to fit in with this high society. My dilemma came when I tried to figure out who in the world I should call at 10 oclock in the evening. Then it dawned on me. I will call the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. I do not know why I did not think of this before. So, I pressed the speed dial and the phone started ringing. As soon as the phone started ringing, a thought danced in my mind. What in the world am I calling her Out to Pastor Dr. James Snyder Please see PASTOR Page 5 Psychic incomeWorking seniors are happier and it's not just because of the money they earn, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. In fact, 27% of men and women who are between the ages of 50 and 69 and who are still employed say it's "the happiest time" of their working lives. A survey commissioned by Charles Schwab & Co. also showed that the older you are, the happier you are on the job. The poll found that "a significantly higher percentage of 60somethings than 50-somethings say they don't plan to stop working (34 percent vs. 25 percent, respectively)." Of course, the main reason keep working past what used to be the retirement age of 65 is the money.

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The Trail of Terror Tram Ride will begin in the park by the Felburn Pavilion the first tram will depart at 7 p.m. and the last tram departs at 9:30 p.m. There will be scary sights and loud noises so parents should take that into consideration when taking young children on the tram. With more than 500 attending last year, this Halloween fright-fest promises even more thrills and fun for area residents. There will be candy booths, face painting and games for the little ghouls provided by Friends of Dunnellon. Everyone is invited to a masquerade ball under the Hickory Pavilion hosted by Ranger Ashley. Witches will be stirring up delicious kettle corn for our ghostly visitors. Visitors should wear comfortable, close-toed shoes due to uneven terrain and low lighting. Flashlights will not be permitted on the tram, but costumes and glow sticks are encouraged. Regular park admission fees apply, $2 cash per person and children under 5 are free. Funds raised from the event go to Rainbow Springs State Park Volunteer Program. Snacks and sodas will be available for purchase at the concession. Additional volunteers are needed for cast or crew. Please contact Monay Markey at monay.markey@dep.state.fl.us if you are interested. For additional information, contact the park at 352465-8555 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org. The Park is at 19158 SW 81st Place Road, Dunnellon.Saturday, Nov. 1 Steep Horse Stampede setThe 11th annual Steel Horse Stampede motorcycle ride is gearing up for its journey through Marion County on Nov. 1. The event serves as a fundraiser to benefit patient care at Hospice of Marion County, Inc. Participants may pre-register by calling 854-5218 or at www.hospiceofmarion.com. The day of the event, registration begins at 8 a.m. at Hospice of Marion County in The Elliott Center (3231 SW 34th Ave. in Ocala). To honor those who have served our country, the first 100 veterans to register will receive a special Hospice Veterans Pin. The ride will start at 10 a.m. The cost is a minimum donation of $18 for the rider and $18 for a passenger. The donation includes a light breakfast and a barbecue lunch following the ride plus door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and entertainment by the Nightshift Band. Stampede participants will take a 55-mile escorted ride through Marion County. Along the way are scheduled stops at each of the four Hospice Houses. Riders will get a close-up view of the beautiful houses available for the areas hospice patients. For more information about the ride, contact 8545218 or to inquire about the many services Hospice of Marion County has to offer, call 873-7400.Yoga in Sholom ParkYoga in Sholom Park will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 Join us for the last session of the year. Bring a mat and your enthusiasm for practice. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-854-7950. Friday, Nov. 7Two-day quilt showThe Country Road Quilters of Ocala present Down Another Country Road of Quilts on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the College of Central Florida Ewers Century Center, 3001 SW College Road (SR 200), Ocala. Admission is $7, free parking, buses welcome. This is a judged quilt show with vendors featuring art quilts, miniature quilts, silent auction, demos, challenge quilts, Home of the Brave quilts. For more information: www.CountryRoadQuiltersOcala.blogspot.com.Saturday, Nov. 8 Annual Saddle Oak craft fairThe annual craft fair at Saddle Oak Club on State Road 200, across from Heathbrook in Ocala, will be Saturday, Nov. 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, homemade baked goods, and breakfast croissants will be served from 8 to 10 a.m., and lunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Above, In the above photo, Dotty Valentine sings the National Anthem. See story and more photos on Page 8. Natasha Murphy, an intensive reading teacher at West Port High School in Ocala, is Floridas Reading Teacher of the Year. Murphy, a 12-year full-time employee of the district, recently received the news from the Florida Reading Association, a professional organization made up of reading teachers, literacy specialists, and others with professional reading interests. Murphy will formally accept her award in mid-October at the Florida Reading Conference in Orlando. As part of the honor, her registration and accommodation fees are complimentary. Why did she win? Murphy says its because she takes her students on multiple field trips each year to bring reading alive. Her reluctant readers, as she calls them, quickly learn how words on a page translate to real-life experiences. Murphy first worked for Marion County Public Schools as a substitute teacher and paraprofessional. She later moved to full-time teaching at West Port Middle and Liberty Middle before moving to her current position at West Port High. She was also Teacher of the Year at West Port Middle (2005-06) and West Port High (201213). A Lake Weir High alumna, Murphy graduated from the College of Central Florida and earned her bachelors degree in religion at St. Leo University. For more information, contact Murphy at 352-291-4000 or Natasha.Murphy@marion.k12.fl.us. Reading teacher honored Murphy Two years and more than a thousand miles separated Giuseppe DiBella and his beloved toy fox terrier, Nika, but a tiny microchip (along with some help from friends) is bringing them back together. Two years ago, Nika went missing from DiBellas yard in Newburg, New York. He contacted law enforcement, posted fliers and even put her microchip number online to no avail. Though the months went on, DiBella said he didnt lose hope. I never gave up, he said. I kept wishing she was OK. Last week, a thin toy fox terrier found her way to the front door of an Ocala home. Abby Rivera, a friend of the homeowner, brought the little dog to her workplace (a family veterinarian), hoping the dog had a microchip. Staff scanned Nika, found a chip and called Marion County Animal Services with the stray dog and contact information for someone who lived in New York. An animal control officer brought Nika to Marion County Animal Services where staff there tried to find the tiny dogs owner. To DiBellas disbelief, he received an email from Marion County Animal Services telling him his toy fox terrier was at the shelter. I didnt even know where Marion County was, DiBella said. I was so surprised when I realized it was in Florida. Nikas journey isnt quite over, but she is a whole lot closer to home. A family Incredible Journey: Dog from New York found here Please see DOG Page 3 PHOTO BY RON RATNER5K cancer runSome of the runners take off at the 5K cancer run held Saturday at the Sheriffs Office. The clock is ticking for West Port theatre groupWest Port High Schools Omega Theatre Company will present Instant Theatre (Just Add Coffee), on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door or in advance at www.seatyourself.biz/wphs. Twenty-four hour theatre has been a popular event in both educational and professional theatre for the past 10 or so years. In West Ports version, teams of actors and technicians will come together on Friday afternoon to hear the theme of their plays for the first time. They will then have 24 hours to write, rehearse, and find costumes and props for an evening of short plays to be performed before a live audience on Saturday evening. The purpose of this form is to encourage our students to collaborate, improvise, and create in a fast-paced, high energy atmosphere, all of which are essential components of theatre. I love seeing what they create, said Janet Shelley, West Ports theatre director. The Marion County Center for the Arts (MCCA) is a magnet program for talented high school students in Please see THEATER, Page 3 Powerful blasts will echo throughout the Ocala community as Rabbi Yossi Hecht blows the shofar, or rams horn, for Jews across town to celebrate the Jewish New Year which begins Wednesday, Sept. 24. Blowing through the narrow end of the horn of a ram like a trumpet, Yossi Hecht will herald the beginning of the Jewish New Year, called Rosh Hashanah. The shofar is sounded each year during the holiday to herald the beginning of the Jewish season of repentance. Because of its importance, Jews have traditionally been required to hear the shofar on Rosh Hashanah. All are invited to hear this powerful performance and fulfill one of Rosh Hashanas most important rituals. The shofar is the central symbol of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanahs two daysthis year on Thursday, Sept. 25 and Friday, Sept. 26. Services begin at 10 a.m. during which the shofar will be blown and are followed by a delicious holiday Lunch buffet. In addition to alerting the Jewish community to the approaching holiday, the sound of the shofar is also a reminder of Gods kingship and a call to repentance. The blast of the shofar is a powerful call to repentance, and the opening act to one of the happiest times of a new year, said Rabbi Yossi Hecht who will blow the shofar for the community. Wherever Jews are in Ocala and The Villages, I invite them to witness this meaningful alert to the season! Wherever our Jewish family is, we make sure to hear the sound of the shofar and get excited for the year to come, said David Shapiro President of The Chabad Jewish Center. The shofar reminds us that while we should take the new year to improve ourselves and our community, we also have plenty of reason to celebrate what we have. Other Rosh Hashanah programs include Rosh Hashanha Evening Service, Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., followed by a gourmet glatt kosher dinner at the Hilton of Ocala. All are welcome! No membership or affiliation is required! English Hebrew Prayer Books are provided. All services are free of charge donations are appreciated! For more information about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, visit www.JewishMarion.org/HighHolidays. To find High Holiday services in hundreds of cities throughout the world, visit www.JewishMarion.org/HighHolidayServices. Rabbi to blow rams horn in Ocala Rotary donationCheryl Deamer-Boykin was one of the founding members of the Rotary Club of Ocala Southwest in 2001 and she was the first administrator of West Marion Community Hospital. She is the reason why the club meets there every Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. Unfortunately Cheryl was the victim of her husband's murder-suicide plot in 2003. One year later the Rotary Club endowed a nursing scholarship in her memory through the College of Central Florida Foundation. The Rotary club continues to contribute to the scholarship and Chris Knife, the foundations Executive Director, was presented with literally a huge check from the Rotary club at its meeting on Sept. 2. Pictured are Rotary Past President Bonnie Clark, President John Klopfer, Chris Knife and club Charter Member W. E. "Bucky" Bishop Jr.

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The mystery trips always include lunch and two different elements, sometimes even three. In February, Laura will offer a two-day mystery trip that she knows, from experience, will sell out quickly. Another popular trip, offered twice monthly, is a three-night trip to Biloxi, Miss., escorted by Janet Stefan. Other than the Biloxi trip, Laura personally escorts her trips whether it is a cruise, a day trip, a multi-day trip or an international trip. With Laura along on the trip, her group can rest assured they will have a hassle-free enjoyable trip from start to finish. Her husband, Dennis, works behind the scenes at their home office managing the business. She recently returned from escorting a group on a 10-day trip of the national parks where they started in Coeur DAlene, ID and then visited Glacier, Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial ending in Deadwood, SD. Each year, Laura escorts four or five group cruises. She books early to secure low rates. When she advertises that cruise, the price she gives includes everything. Everything means the cruise itself, port charges, taxes, gratui ties on the ship, bus to the port from Ocala and an hour-long open bar cocktail party. A cruise planned for Alaska in 2015 is almost totally booked, only a few cabins are left. Theres a waiting list for Ireland and fall trip to Albuquerque for the Balloon Fiesta is half-filled already. As with all of Lauras trips, the price she advertises includes everything. When Laura plans a trip, she does not cut corners and only offers quality. The group doesnt eat at lousy restaurants or stay at one-star hotels. As an exam ple, on her day trips to Winter Park for a play, the lunch stop is the Cheesecake Factory, which is included in the price. It is always top of the line with my personal service on top, she said. Learn about upcoming trips offered by Laura Kane Travel by calling, 840-0333 and putting your name on her mailing list. Happy trails! 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Call Janet Soto at 352-401-4012 to schedule your personal tour today. Worried That Mom Cant Remember? ASSISTED LIVING The Harbor House at Ocala #AL8142 12080 SW. Hwy 484, Dunnellon, FL 34432 352-489-9698 The Haven House at Ocala #AL Lic. #5828 12980 SW Hwy. 480, Dunnellon, FL 34432 352-465-0300 The Harmony House at Ocala #AL Lic. #7687 5762 SW 60th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-4544 000JAOA 000JAO5 PAID ADVERTISEMENT When visiting Brentwood, people are often impressed with the family-like atmosphere as they view our community. Our staff takes pride in knowing each and every resident by name. The dining room staff knows each persons die tary needs, likes and dislikes. The activities staff tailors the daily calendar around resi dents interests. When you come to live here were going to do what ever it takes to make you comfortable, because this is your home. We become part of your family, said Lisa Mosley, Brentwoods market ing director. Brentwood at Fore Ranch caters to each residents needs in a beautiful, upscale but comfortable set ting. Brentwood offers assisted living, mem ory care, diabetic care and respite care. As a licensed Extended Congregate Care facility, The new standard of excellence in senior living Brentwood at Fore Ranch Brentwood can provide the extra services some residents require. This means that resi dents who use oxygen, are diabetic or have other medical needs can stay, and age, in place at Brentwood. Along with spacious studio, oneand two-bedroom apart ments, Brentwood offers among its many amenities an exercise room, a billiards parlor and a full service salon. Residents enjoy three delicious meals a day in the gracious, restaurant-style dining room. Theres even a private dining room for family meals and spe cial occasions. Residents can even bring their furry or feathered friends with them to their new home. We have dogs, cats, and even a cockatiel living here,said Mosley. Often people need to move into an assisted living environment because its no longer safe for them to live alone. But they dont want to leave their beloved pet. At Brentwood, they can just bring their animal family along! Brentwoods Serenity Suitememory care unit is designed specifically for residents with Alzheimers and dementia. The fully secure unit is staffed by highly trained memory specialists. In fact, every member of the memory care staff, from nursing to activities to housekeeping, receives training from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Through an activity-based program of art, music, horticul ture and pet therapy, Brentwood at Fore Ranch provides memory care residents daily oppor tunities to engage in activities that have mean ing and to create a positive experience while providing light exercise and stimulation. We are so grateful that our parents are there at Brentwood and they have someone as devoted and compassionate as you are. A New Standard of Excellence Assisted Living Memory Care with NCCDP trained staff Independent Living Restaurant Style Dining Resort Style Amenities Fully Equipped Therapy Gym WiFi access throughout the community Extended Congregate Care Services Available Full Calendar of Exciting Activities 4511 SW 48th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474 352-304-6433

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G5 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G24September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Saturday, October 4, 2014 VIP Preview 5-6pm Event 6-9pmShop Til You Drop Cocktails Hors doeuvres Massage Jewelry Clothing Cosmetics & More! Over $3500 in Door Prizes *Limited Availability. Taxes not included. *Fo r tick ets only go to the Chronicle site listed below .Vip $55 advance only$149 General Admission $25 advance $30 at the door Get Your Tickets Now!Call 800-6 32-6 26 2to reserve your room www.PlantationOnCrystalRiver.com A weekend to get away, have fun and be treated like a Diva! 9301 Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 1 Night Stay & 2 General Admission Diva Tickets 000JCCDSponsored by www.chronicleonlin e.com/divanight AA Western Wear Abitare Salon & Day Spa Alpaca Magic Arbonne Susan Reynolds Body Transformations Citrus County Jazzercise Color Me Wicked Complete Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Connollys Sod & Nursery Connors Gifts Crazy On Outdoors Dental Cosmetic Dr Santa Cruz Eclectic Ends Salon Everyones Massage Florida Department of Health Citrus County Frame Design The Garden Shed Georgieos Hair Designs Gold Rush Heart of the Garden Inverness Yoga It Works Wraps Jafra Cosmetics Jenuine Designs John Meyers Locks/ Mamas Kuntry Kafe Juice Plus Karma Resale Shoppe La Te Da Boutique M Hair Studio and the Spa at M Mez Mer Eyes Mosaic Tile Oragami Owl Rodan & Field Skin Care Silipada Tracy Specialty Gems Suncoast Eye Center Suncoast Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center The Honey Hole The New Image Med Spa Thirty One by Valorie, Donna & Geraldine Timberlane Chiropractic Sisto Plastic Surgery Towne and Country All Wood Furniture Waverley Florist Whalen Jewelers Wine Shop III Zebra Candles Zen Zone Will Construction Zibye Weight 50+ v endors Crystal Automotive Citrus Pest Management Gardner Audiology HPH Hospice Suncoast Plumbing & Electric Rock Solid Creations Vendors 000JAO6 Saber Healthcare providing care for our elderly Twenty-four-hour care in a safe and secure environment becomes critical when the one needing such care is our mother, father or a favorite aunt. Through a tradition of caring and innovation for the future, Saber Health Care works toward the goal of being the best there is in the field of assisted living and memory care for seniors. In Marion County, three such facilities work under the Saber mission the Harbor House of Ocala near State Road 200 in Dunnellon, the Haven House at Ocala on County Road 484 and The Harmony House of Ocala on Southwest 60th Avenue. In business for more than 13 years, Saber has owned these three facilities for nearly two years. Becoming the best in a field means you must hold values of excellence to the highest achievable level. The Saber Healthcare Group does that by ensuring the care they offer others is the same care they would expect for themselves. This means that each resident and their family are treated with the greatest respect and with the utmost dignity to enhance their quality of life. It means staff is a group of caring professionals wanting only the best for their residents. Those efforts from the staff dont go unnoticed. A family member of a resident observed: I am very thankful to the entire staff at Haven House at Ocala. Each and every staff member provides an excellent qual ity of care for my family member. They are genuinely concerned about every resident and show kindness, compassion and dignity to all. I could not have found a better facility, said Deborah Beckmeyer. Besides offering an assisted living facility for seniors, two of the facilities have memory care units for residents with cognitive issues. The Harmony House and The Haven House both offer a secure facility for those with mem ory impairment. Programs are spe cially designed to stimulate the minds of those with cognitive issues, with staff taking pride in caring for those who can no longer care for them selves. Toni Lynn Ferris Miller, executive director at Harmony House, said that their staff has many activities going on to keep the minds and bodies of residents as active as possible. From casual walks in the courtyard, to games of bingo and ball tosses, each resident is treated as an individual, Ferris-Miller explained. You become their friend, their spouse, their child or their caregiver, depending on where their mind is that day, that hour,she said. An important program offered at Harmony House is the Day Care Services. Families seeking a break from their caregiver duties can arrange to leave their loved one for a couple of hours, all day or a night or two and knowing they are safe and well cared for in their absence. At each location, staff members know that each resident is unique, so the daily care of each indi vidual takes into consideration the personal interests, background and needs of each resident before planning their daily activities. Im very happy with Haven House. The staff is very conscientious. They go out of their way and have a personal interest in the resident. I feel comfortable coming to the facility anytime of the day. Before mom came, we investigated (other facilities) and Haven House had the best personality. The activity director is phe nomenal. She takes her time with each resident. Overall, Im very satisfied with the care my mother receives at Haven House,said Sarah Ryan. Although each facility works to do what is best for the resident and their families, each facility is different. Ann Marie Malave, executive direc tor of the Harbor House, points to the different creative floor plans residents moving into the facility can choose from, as being unique to her location. The facility offers large private rooms, smaller private rooms, ministudios, or semi-private rooms and is conveniently located to both Marion and Citrus counties. A country store and a chapel are also inside the facility. The chapel has even been used for weddings. Malave and her husband were married at the chapel. Last week a residents son was married in the chapel so that his mother could attend the wed ding. Its so important to keep our resi dents connected with the families so we accommodate everything that we can even family weddings so mom can be there,said. Malave was quick to brag about some recent fund-raising activities at Harbor House where they raised close to $500 for the humane society. Learn more about the healthcare group and the care they can provide your loved one by visiting one of their facilities today. Saber Healthcare Group started in 2001 with the purchase of two skilled nursing facilities in Ohio. Operating under the vision of providing respectful, compassionate, high quality care, it now operates 72 facilities in six states. Here at Saber Healthcare we stimulate minds. PAID ADVERTISEMENT HAVEN HOUSE HARBOR HOUSE HARMONY HOUSE

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G23 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G6September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000JAJ8NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORSCanopy Oaks Publix Shopping Center (in front of OTOW)8075 SW Highway 200 #126 OcalaPhone: 352-237-8539 352-237-8549 Fax: 352-237-8554NEW HOURSSunday 7am-3pm, Mon.-Tues.-Wed. 7am-4:30pm, Thur.-Fri.-Sat 7am-7:45pm BREAKFAST UNTIL 12:00 PM served your way Add Bagel with Cream Cheese $1.00. Add Bacon $1.00. (Veggies or Cheese) Add Bagel with Cream Cheese $1.00. Add Bacon $1.00. Add Bacon $1.00. LUNCH SERVED ALL DAY DINNER MENU TRY OUR HOMEMADE BAGELS ONLY $9.99 FOR BAKERS DOZ. Served on rye, white, whole wheat bread Tuna, chicken, egg, turkey or ham With any Corned Beef, Pastrami, Rueben or Rachael Sandwich with Sauerkraut & Coney Island Knish Lettuce, Tomato Served with soup or salad and two sides Meat Loaf, Chopped Steak, Liver & Onions, Knocks & Beans, Corner Beef & Cabbage or Any Omelet Dinner Dinner Menu and Lunch for Dinner available after 3:00 P.M.ANY BEER OR GLASS OF WINEwith any dinner orderPAID ADVERTISEMENTMarion County has its own real-deal New York style deli thanks to Frank Maressa. Hes the owner of Delancey Street Deli & Bagel where they make their own bagels and rye bread in their kitchen at the Canopy Oaks Plaza, 8075 SW Hwy. 200, Suite 206. Open for breakfast and lunch everyday, and dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday, customers will find their favorite sandwiches, with special emphasis on Kosherstyle foods. Menu items include mile-high corned beef or pastrami sandwiches, Ruebens and Rachels, bagels and cream cheese, smoked fish, Nova cream cheese, Lox, baked salmon and the list goes on just as if you were back in New York City. Although a new place on the State Road 200 corridor, Frank comes to the area with 45 years experience in the food industry. He understands the importance of providing quality food consistently. My wife, Arlene, and I are passionate about our food, he said. Helping them stay passionate about their food, and consistency, is Chef Clarel whos worked with them for 20 years. Having a food passion means the Maressas and Clarel are using Hellmanns Real Mayonnaise, buying only Hebrew National brand hot dogs, salami and tongue. Bagels, baked fresh daily, are a popular choice at the deli. Along with the bagel comes a variety of cream cheeses from low fat, to Walnut Cream, to Nova spread. Breakfast means eggs cooked your way from two eggs scrambled to eggs Florentine basted with mushrooms, spinach and Hollandaise sauce. Eggs, sandwiches, smoked fish platters, cheese sandwiches and omelets are options too. There are specials from the griddle too Matza Brie with onions, Almond French Toast and six varieties of pancakes. Do not worry. You will have plenty of time to decide whats for breakfast because it is served from 7 a.m. to noon. Lunch brings many more favorites with a healthy-side menu, burgers and dogs, a variety of salads, and those mile-high and triple decker sandwiches. Salads tuna, chicken, egg and chopped liver are made fresh daily. Then there are soups. Matzo Ball and Chicken Noodle soups are favorites. In the fall and winter months, other soups are made fresh daily and Frank promises that they are all excellent. Delancey Street homemade dinner brings many other options to the table. Specialties include homemade stuffed cabbage, brisket dinner or chicken potpie. Often times there are some two for $24 specials that includes your entre, soup or salad, a potato dish or Kasha Varnishkas and the vegetable of the day. Lunch and dinner are served from noon on with the deli open until 7:45 p.m. Thursday thru Saturday. Your favorite beverage is also available including beer and wine. You may want to leave a little room for dessert too. Menu items include giant black and white cookies, New York style cheesecakes, carrot cake, other cakes and pies. The extensive menu means that you are bound to find many reasons to keep going back to Delancey Street Deli & Bagel. It should be noted that the menu even includes grits. In New York grits were on the menu too but he sold more oatmeal up there. Here, he sells more grits than oatmeal. Catering for small parties or large group is another option offered by Frank. Make a point to visit Delancey Street Deli and Bagel soon. Your stomach will say thank you and you will find that Frank and crew know how to serve up Southern hospitality and make you feel right at home. Serving up breakfast to noon, and lunch everydayLater hours Thursday Saturday Bagels, baked fresh daily, are a popular choice at the deli. BIG SUN REALTY www.bigsunrealty.comsee our website for virtual tours 7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1-800-229-2943 ~ Toll-Free, (352) 237-4343 LOCATED ACROSS FROM HWY. 200 LOWES000JAJQ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED OPEN HOUSE 8676-C SW 95TH LN.For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open HousesSPACIOUS 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa with 2 car garage. Features a large family room with hardwood flooring, tile floor in kitchen with island and new countertops, screened in rear porch, HVAC replaced 2011. MLS#408379/BH/LAN .... $44,500CHARMING HOME w/all the bells & whistles! Tiled foyer welcomes you to the vaulted great rm. & further into the FL rm. in rear w/views of the incredible landscaping. Huge exp. eat-in kit. w/Corian countertops, beautiful back splash, custom oak wood cabs. and newer appls. Beautiful vaulted roof & vinyl & screened enclosed lanai off of the FL rm. brings the outdoors in. The master also has been expanded w/ rm. for desk & seating area & the en suite BA has dbl. marble vanity & huge shower. Brand new A/C unit, inside laundry, custom paint throughout, lush maintained lawn. Furniture is awesome & negotiable MLS#410962/MS/OST ........................................ $122,000LIKE NEW 3/2/2 in Candler Hills. Many upgrades and in great location. All appliances will come with home. MLS#405703/JM/WIL .......... $183,000LOVELY HOME in one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring: 2/2/2 w/study/den, Inside laundry, eat-in kitchen, corian countertops, Oak wood cabinets. Wood flooring throughout except bedrooms. Extended vinyl enclosed lanai w/ tile flooring overlooking golf course, Master has Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower & double vanities. And so much more. MLS#409965/BH/SUN ....................... $159,900ENJOY THE SUMMERGLEN LIFESTYLE while living in this absolutely picture perfect home. Extensive landscaping welcomes you to the home. Upon entering into the Foyer you will see the open and spaciousness which offers, 2/2/2, den, great room, dining room, lovely kitchen w/snack bar, inside laundry room, screened lanai overlooking semi private back yard, granite, crown molding throughout, Awesome Brazilian hardwood floors, Theres simply too much to mention... Lots of upgrades.... MLS#410860/BH/MIN ........................................ $239,900LOOKING FOR A LARGE HOME?? Large great room, vaulted ceilings, 3/2/2, fenced back yard. MLS#406259/MB/LAP .. $119,900CHARMING COTTAGE 2/2/2 master bedroom with walk-in closet and additional vanity. Bright eat-in kitchen with glass block accents. Inside laundry, work bench in large garage, water softener conveys. 1 year home warranty and $2,000 flooring allowance. Lush lawn is maintained by HOA. MLS#411939/MS/KEI ..................... $87,000BEAUTIFUL END UNIT on serene tree-lined street in highly rated 55+ community. 2 large bedrooms (split plan) & 2 bathrooms, huge living-dining room combo, large kitchen, family room, lanai combo, great study-den for office and storage, huge 2 car garage for cars and storage. Great retirement home for relaxing with ample storage space. MLS#412672/BA/MALL ..... .................. $89,500 Proud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor OPEN HOUSE 8625 SW 60 CIRCLEFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses8676-C SW 95TH LN. DIRECTIONS: SW Hwy. 200 TO OTOW main ent., T/R 85th Terr., T/L 95th Ln.. to home on LT. OPEN SUNDAY1:00-3:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD11071 SW 73RD CT.DIRECTIONS: Oak Run Main Gate, to Left into the Fountains, Right on 111th Lane, Left on 73rd Ct., to Home on Right. OPEN HOUSE 11071 SW 73RD CT.For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM OAK RUN8625 SW 60 CIRCLEDIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200, turn into Marion Landing Main Ent., T/L 85th St., T/R 61st Cir., to home on LTCALLING ALL BOWLERS!! This 55+ community offers its own bowling alley!! Mr & Mrs clean live here! Lovely well maintained home. Some features include: Split bedroom plan, Master suite w/large walk-in closet, galley kitchen w/ breakfast nook, w/door leading to screened in lanai overlooking private backyard. 3rd bedroom could be used as an office/study den & houses inside closeted laundry area. Din. rm. area extends into liv. rm. New HVAC & hot water tank. Lots more. MLS#407935/BH/LOP .............................. $107,900 OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM MARION LANDING CANDLER HILLS OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN SUMMERGLEN ON TOP OF THE WORLD PENDINGPAID ADVERTISEMENTPutting up SOLD signs for 31 yearsSmall but highly successful When you are working with ERA Big Sun Realty, you have expertise in retirement communities at your service. That expertise comes not only from 31 years serving the communities along State Road 200 but also the training that each associate goes through before they help their first customer. First, agents are hand-selectedso only those best-suited for the ERA program and with personalities that will bode well with other family members are selected to join the team. Then the training begins training that includes the ins and outs of the Ocala retirement communities market, what each community has to offer and the different rules associated with the many homeowners organizations. In addition, Big Sun agents learn how to work with the ERA referral network that links the info about your home with 2,300 ERA offices and 31,000 sales associates. Those sales associates work together in 46 states and 33 countries for their customers bringing buyers and sellers together. Ocalas Big Sun Realty has earned recognition many times in the ERA network of offices. It has been constantly rated in the top 10 percent of all ERA offices around the world. Those listing their homes with the ERA Big Sun Realty family know their listings will be advertised on ERA.com, Zillow, Trulia, Yahoo Real Estate, Google and closer to home at bigsunrealty.com. National advertising on television, radio and magazines brings name-brand awareness to the ERA network making it a popular choice for buyers to turn to in searching for their dream home. Your home goes on Virtual Tour, also, at no cost to you. If the marketing of your home locally and nationally doesnt bring a buyer for your home all is not for naught. There is an ERA Sellers Security Plan Guarantee to fall back on. Simply put, if they dont sell your house, ERA will buy it. No other real estate company can give you this guarantee certain conditions do apply. For potential buyers needing help with a mortgage, the ERA Mortgage side of the business can make that dream home become reality. Even after the buyer and seller have signed the contracts and the home is SOLD, ERA is still on the job because the real estate company offers a Home Protection Plan to sellers and buyers. Agents at Big Sun Realty dont just rely on the wonderful network offered by ERA but are out there working seven days a week, 24 hours a day to bring buyers and sellers together. They pride themselves on being Always There For You. They know it is a privilege to be entrusted with helping buyers and sellers with one of the largest investments they make in their lives. They like the feeling of walking away from the closing table leaving the buyers and sellers shaking hands and hugging each other. Ocalas Big Sun Realty has earned recognition many times in the ERA network of offices. It has been constantly rated in the top 10 percent of all ERA offices around the world.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G7 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G22September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS In 1973, Alfonso Arevalo opened Als TV after leaving Motorola where he learned his electronics trade. Als TV quickly became the local television repair shop where Dunnellon residents could get their electronics serviced. It was not long before Gladys; Alfonsos daughter was needed to manage the store and her daughter Patricia joined the team as an antenna instal lation tech. Andy, who had moved to Orlando and was a successful res taurant manager, was lured back by his dad in 2000. He then took over Als TV and PCs n Parts ensuring that Dunnellon residents would have local options for all of their technology needs. Fast forward to 2014, Als TV Antenna and Satellite now has a team of three. Linda Barrow manages the store with amaz ing ease, Chris Brown is the Installation Tech who will go beyond to ensure your equipment is set-up and working properly, and Andy keeps everything running smoothly. PCs n Parts has been sold to Andy Mathew, who is a wizard with computers and can help you with everything from a virus check to a full networking system and equip ment purchase. Als TV is also one of Floridas Dish Network Retailers and has a full showroom that showcases all of the amazing new features that Dish has to offer. You can check out the whole house H D DVR systems, the Hopper, or build your own custom ized package. Dishs DVR sys tem will let you record up to six live programs at once and watch television from anywhere in your house, on your tab let, or cell phones. The Hopper has made travel so much easier mak ing it easy to enter tain families in the car. Als TV has many additional services such as Ring Central an internet based phone system or security camera packages they sell and service. Visit Andy, Linda or Chris at Als TV Antenna and Satellite at the Old Triangle Building, 11928 N Williams Street, Dunnellon near the intersection of US HWY 41 and HWY 484 (Pennsylvania Ave). They are open Monday Friday 9 am 5 pm and on Saturday from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Their store can be reached at (352) 489-5676 or www.alstvdish.com 000J9XT 1 1928 N. Williams Str eet, Dunnellon, FL 34432 Phone: 352.489.567 6 www.AlsT vDish.com Als TV ANTENNA & SATELLITE Als TV Als TV ANTENNA & SATELLITE ANTENNA & SATELLITE Call or visit us for friendly, local service and BIG savings! Family-owned business offers latest tech offerings Do you drive by that Triangle Building and wonder what is in there? In 1904, this historic building originated as a bank but has since been transformed into the mecca of technology business in Dunnellon. Its ground floor houses two of the most forward thinking technology driven businesses around. PAID ADVERTISEMENT Visit Andy, Linda or Chris at Als TV Antenna and Satellite at the Old Triangle Building, 11928 N Williams Street, Dunnellon near the intersection of US HWY 41 and HWY 484 (Pennsylvania Ave). 000J9NJ Cruising 101 Seminar October 2, 2014 10:00am to 12pm Location: Angie Lewis State Farm Building at 416 E. Ft. King St. in the Historic District of Ocala. Learn the ins & outs of Cruise Line pricing, marketing & offers, when & where to buy your next cruise & how to maximize your savings & amenities. RSVP required by 9/29/14 at 352-732-7849 DIRECTIONS LUXURY TRAVEL, LLC Sheri Mruz @ 352-732-7849 FL Seller of Travel Ref. No. ST36781 PAID ADVERTISEMENT OCEAN CRUISES BOOK NOW FOR 2015 Free On-Board Credit on all sailings of 7 nights or longer. In addition to any available cruise line amenities. 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So m uc h so the vast majority of her b usiness is r epeat customers and referr als from those that hav e ex perienced her ex pertly planned and serv iced vacations of a lifetime Sheris personab le, caring personality has coupled clients with incredib le cruise and vacation packag es since 2007 and her tra vel industr y ex perience dates back to 1999. She has access to a wide variety of tr av el products and ve ndors, many out of the or dinary, so she can arr ange cruises f or the most discriminating clients or the budg et conscious. Cruises ar e not all that she off ers. With her personalized approac h for each c lient, she can arr ange a land tour, find a c hateau in the Swiss Alps, a villa in Italy a perfect all-inclusi ve resort f or a special anniv ersary or sugg est an ex pedition or cruise just right for each c lient. While many people might turn Pointing travelers in the right direction Agent can offer many perks to searc hing the Internet f or what they hope is a dream v acation with the thought they will sav e mone y, Sheri says that ma y not be the case. Simply put, those sear ching on-line are quite limited in their resources f or the best deals. Sheri has an ex tensiv e and farreaching data base to searc h f or the best trips and ve ndors. Her connections and the company she contracts with A vo ya Tr av el, part of the American Express T ra vel network means she can off er packag es with very competitiv e pricing because of their purc hasing power The client can take ad va ntag e of an y perks that Av oy a Tr av el, American Express and e ven Sheri may be of fering on top of an y special off ers and amenities from the vendors. I w ant m y clients to feel appreciated, and the y do! she said. In addition, working with a tra vel ag ent means you hav e an adv ocate to turn to if something g oes wrong. She recently spent the day on the phone helping a client get some out-ofpocket e xpenses back because of a missed f light issue. Next week, Sheri is of fering an educational seminar on the ins and outs of planning a cruise v acation. Besides off ering valuab le info on how to maximiz e your saving and amenities, the seminar of fers the opportunity to meet her without any commitment. Th eres no sale pitc h. Th is is just very helpful infor mation for cruise consumers to hav e. T his is very similar to a presentation that I would make f or a Rotar y Club or a Womens Club, she e xplained. Reserv e your seat at the seminar by calling, 352-732-7849. Sheri Mruz Owner C RU IS ES C RU IS ES CRUISES

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G21 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G8September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Quality, service & price-is the bottom line At Castle Carpets & Interiors their commitment is to customer satisfaction. They do this by educating their customers on all the products they have to offer and showing them their options so customers can make the best choice for them. Expertise for problem areas in ones home and suggestions that would make your home easier to take care of are offered. Their goal is to help find the best solution for your home within your budget. Ultimately, their experience & expertise work toward the goal that you will be as happy with your choices in the future as you are on the day of installation. Castle carries a complete line of flooring including carpet, hardwood, laminate, vinyl tile, ceramic & sheet vinyl they carry quality manufacturers that stand behind their products such as Shaw, Armstrong, Mannington and many more. Their newest addition to their flooring lines is the complete line of HGTV flooring which has all the latest styles and colors. In addition to flooring, Castle Carpets carries a full line of shutters and blinds from Hunter Douglas, Timber blinds, Mirasol and more. Delighted customers have been recommending them to their neighbors for over 23 years Once the customer has chosen what they want, the service segment kicks in. Evan or Bob come to your home (or of fice) for professional measurements. At the same time they are looking to determine the amount of time needed to ensure a well-done installation. This gives you one more opportunity to discuss any concerns you might have with a specific area in your home. After the customer has approved the estimate then they can schedule the installation. They handle all scheduling and warranty on their installation. (Beware of stores that hand customer s a business card to set up their own installation & therefore relinquish themselves from any responsibility for installation.) W orking with the family of Castle Carpet & Interiors means you are getting the BEST service, quality products at a competitive price with professional installation. W ord of mouth recommendations from their satisfied customers has been the key to their success for over 23 years. Castle Carpets & Interiors is located at 6715 SW Highway 200 you cant miss the building it is an old English Tudor style building that looks like a castle. Come in to Castle Carpets and let them show you the dif ference! Family Owned & Operated Since 1991 PAID ADVERTISEMENT 000JAIQ Castle Carpets & Interiors 6715 SW Hwy. 200 Ocala, Florida, 34476 (located 5 mi. West of I-75) (352) 854-3939 Serving Ocala Since 1991 8602 SW Hwy. 200, Suites A&B, Ocala(Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200)www.ocalapharmacy .com Open Monday-Friday 9-6 & Saturday 9-1Accepting All Insurance Plans Including Medicare & Medicaid352-509-7890Your neighbors saved money on their prescription drugsI like the personalized atmosphere and the hassle-free service. The pharmacist Bobby is truly exceptional. When I knew he opened a location here, I transferred my prescriptions immediately! Jackie P. Its simple to transfer your prescription! Just call or bring in your prescription bottle(s); WELL DO THE REST! MEDICAL SUPPL Y Generic 3 month supplyWal-Mart*CVS*Publix*Walgreens*Ocala without insurancePharmacyLosar tan 50mg #90(G eneric Co zaar for blood pr essure)$107.78$152.99 $132.95$152.89Simv astatin 40mg #90(G eneric Zocor ) $53.88$179.99 $33.95$62.97At orv astatin 40mg #90(G eneric Lipitor )$206.62$422.49 $200.95$428.89Tamsulosin 0.4mg #90(G eneric FLOM AX )$138.78$253.99 $248.95$284.89$20 $20 $39 $39 $20 $20 $73.78$152.99 $24.95$125.89 $68.68$199.99 $30.95$151.79Amlodipine 10mg #90(G eneric NORV ASC )Omepraz ole 20mg #90(G eneric Pr ilosec for st omach/reflex)) Viagr a at $8/doseCall f or details PAID ADVERTISEMENTPersonalized service promised by pharmacistLower prescription pricesResidents around the State Road 200 area have had the opportunity to purchase prescription drugs from a neighborhood pharmacy for the last two years. Bobby Patel opened Ocala Pharmacy to provide service the old-fashioned way. Doing business Bobbys way means it was no longer necessary to stand in line to hand your prescription slip off to a technician or clerk. No longer did you have to walk through a crowded parking lot and to the back of a larger store dodging displays of lawn chairs, garden hoses, bags of charcoal and beach towels to get to the prescription counter. Ocala Pharmacy offers convenient parking right in front of the store meaning you have to walk only about 30 steps to get to the prescription counter where the pharmacist greets you himself. Bobby prides himself on knowing his customer and their medical history so that he can give the best service. As a small independent pharmacy, his drug store only sells prescriptions, medical supplies and over-thecounter medications. Best of all he can probably save you money on your prescription drugs even more than Canadian or Mexican drug companies do. For retirees that have fallen into the doughnut hole forcing you to pay higher co-pays the savings could even be greater. Rest assured the prescription drugs you buy through Ocala Pharmacy are firstquality generic and brand name drugs from reputable pharmaceutical companies. Almost all insurance plans are accepted and if a problem comes up with the insurance company, Bobby goes to work to solve it. He is committed to making it easier for you to get your prescriptions when you need them without making a second trip back to the store at a lower price. Making everything easier for the customer is Bobbys goal. Thats the difference between us and them and the promise that we build our business and reputation on your convenience, he said. He invites those not yet buying their prescription drugs from Ocala Pharmacy to bring in their prescriptions drug bottles so that he can look them over and create a custom plan for you. His plans will meet all of your needs, save you money and be a far more convenient and pleasant experience for you in getting those life dependent prescriptions than using a big box drug store. Bobby can help with re-ordering your prescriptions so you never have to wait for out-of-stock drugs. There is even free delivery if that makes life easier for you. Yes there a couple of chairs in Ocala Pharmacy. They are not lawn chairs. They are not for sale. They are comfortable lounge chairs so you can relax a few minutes while Bobby takes care of your prescription needs personally. Bobby invites those not yet buying their prescription drugs from Ocala Pharmacy to bring in their prescriptions drug bottles so that he can look them over and create a custom plan for you.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G9 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G20September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS renroom@aol.com 7380 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Road) Ocala352-854-7022 Readers Choice Winner , , 2013 PUT OUR EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOUTO SELL YOUR FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORIES Location, Location, Location High-Traffic Store Over 100 new items daily Same location for 20 years Estate Liquidation One Piece to an Entire House Renaissance Woman BoutiqueFine Plus Size Consignments NOW ACCEPTING ITEMSClothing Purses ShoesWe Proudly Intr oduce . .BENEFITS THA T PUT MORE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET ... QUICKER!Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pmTheres a wonderful place to shop if you are looking for a perfect piece of furniture at an affordable price. Its the Renaissance Room, located on 60 th Avenue behind Jasmine Plaza. From a dining room set to an occasional chair, artwork or a set of dishes shoppers are delighted to find just what they need the perfect piece priced perfectly. The Renaissance Room, started by Bob and Debbie Holshue, has been family owned and operated since 1993. A store so popular and wellmanaged it has been awarded the Readers Choice award five years in a row by readers of the South Marion Citizen. W ith over twenty years of service in Marion County, the Holshues have created long lasting relationships with many of its residents, and for that they are extremely grateful. We want to say thank you for your loyalty and faithfulness, and for helping us build this business. There are reasons for the success. Debbie is careful with the items she takes into showroom ensuring that everything is of high-quality and in excellent condition. Potential consignors are asked to take photos of the furniture they want to consign and bring them in or email them, so decisions can be made on the value of the item, the terms and other conditions. In home appraisals are available for whole house consignment. Arrangements can be made for furniture to be picked up if needed. Once at the store, the item or items are displayed in the 7,500 sq. ft. showroom of attractively arranged furniture and homedcor including artwork and collectibles. All this behind the scenes work is a benefit to the shopper. Shoppers, and there are many every day, can browse the store looking for the right piece of furniture. W ith new pieces of furniture arriving daily, that recliner or love seat you are looking for could come in tomorrow if it is not there today. Best of all items are priced affordably Once that perfect piece is discovered, arrangements can be made for delivery to your home. Open six days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. shoppers have plenty of time to browse. Those same pick-up and delivery guys are also happy to oblige other moving needs with their Ren Room Movers Company. Three-years ago Debbies son Justin and his wife T racy, opened a baby room to fill a need. Now a complete nursery can be furnished from the Renaissance Baby. Earlier this month Debbie went to work to fill another void. Realizing there was need for womans plus size consignment, she proudly welcomes Renaissance Woman. Those wishing to drop off plus size clothing may drop off up to ten items without an appointment. Join the many happy customers shopping the Renaissance Room, where you will find the Perfect Piece Priced Perfectly.PAID ADVERTISEMENT Plus size Boutique now part of Renaissance Room` 000JAJC A to Z L iquors, A AA Roofing, Ace Hardware of Dunnellon, Advance Retirement & Investment, Alfac, Alecs Collision Center Allstate-Roxan ne Cara way Age ncy, Alt ernative Livin g Facili ty, American Legi on Post #58, Angler s Resort, Ann ie John son Senior Ce nter Aquati c Wildern ess A dventures, Arthur W Fisher III P A, A spire Sa lon & Spa, A vonelle R Mackerell P A, BAAI Insurance, B ack to the Wild Inc, Badc ock & More Inc, Baker Carpet, Bentleys Re staurant Inc, Beta Sigma Phi Chi Zeta, Better Business Bureau of Central FL, Blue Gator of Dunnel lon, Bobs Lawn Care Inc, Brannen State Bank, Brett & Reynolds P A, Calypso Concessions, Canadian Meds, Capital City Bank, Carl S tump La wn Service, Cedar Cree k Assisted Liv ing, Christian In Acti on (CIA ), Citrus Coun ty Camber of Co mmerce Inc, Citru s Memorial Health System, City of Dunne llon, Coldw ell Banker/ Riverland Realty, Collier Jernigan & Goedert P A, Colors and Shapes Day Spa, Comfort Keepers, Comprehensive Health Management Cookin Good, Good Sheph erd Memor ial Gard ens, Cove nant Childrens Ho me Inc, Creation Electric, Crime Stoppers of Marion Coun ty, Crocks Pub, Cruises Inc, Curt Bond Signs, D &D Custom Cabinet s, DArville & Co Inc, Danny Bain Drywall LLC Debs Natural So urce, Dinner Bell Motel/Apartments, Don Pep e Mexican Restaurant, Dane My ers, D DS, Dick Roberts Plumbing, LLC, Dunnellons Turner House Florist, Dunnellon Air & Heat Inc, Dunnellon Area Chamber of C ommerce, Dunnellon Bingo, Dunnellon Bird House, Dunnellon Chiropractic, Du nnellon Commons Dentistry LLC, D unnellon Diagnostic Center Dunnello n Garden Club, Dunnellon Historic Village, Dunnellon Jewelry & P awn, Dunnellon Bin go, Dunnellon Pharm acy, Dunnellon Pol ice Dept, Dunnello n Public Lib rary, Dunnellon Sq uare Mob ile Hom e Park, Dunnellon T oastmaste rs C lub, Goulds Dunnellon T ire & Auto Center, Edward Jones Investments, Elles Housekeeping Services, Excel Printing Inc, Fagan C onstruction Inc, Fami lies In Need of Dunnellon, FL In c, Family Hope P regnancy Cente r Fero & Sons Insurance, First Assembly of God, First United Methodist Church, Florida Express Environmental LLC, Ford of Ocala, Florida Credit Union, Florida Small Business Developm ent Ctr Fox Fire Realt y, Friends of Dunnellon Library, Friends of Ra inbow Springs State Park, FUMC Harmony Preschool, Gentiva Hospice, Good S hepherd Memorial Gardens, Go Fo r Donuts, Greater Dunn ellon H istorical Soc iety, Gruffs T ap & Grill, Haven Hous e at Ocala, H arbor House at Oca la, H Michael Evans PA, Holy Faith Epi scopal Church, Hom e Beautiful Floors & More, Home Outfitter Hope Evangelical Lutheran Ch urch, Hospic e of Marion County, Inst ant Karma Pro ductions, I nsurance Cent re of Dunnellon, Insurance Den Inc, Jerrys W i ndow Cleaning, Juliette Falls Golf & Spa Community, Kangen Wat er, K P H ole, Kiwan is Club, Kus tom Glass L LC, Law Offi ce of Keith R T aylor PA, Li berty T ax Service s, Life V antage LifeSouth C ommunity Blood Ctr Lit tle Jem Stones Inc, Loyal Order of M oose #2308, Mandys Mobile Pet Grooming Salon, Mary Kay C osmeti cs, McDonal ds, Moore s Happ y Acres LLC, Moson Publishing, Munroe Regional Hospital, Neal C Lumapas, MD P A, Neighborhood Storage, Newmans Concessions, Nichols Lumber Co, Oak Bend V illage, Ocala Marion County Assoc of Realtors, Ocala Marion County V isi tor Ctr, Papa John s Pizza, PartyLite Deb bie McElroy, PCs N Parts, Peace Lutheran Church, Perkinss Dentistry Inc, Personal Mini Storage, Pets Plus LLC, Phantas tic Sounds, P rofitable Promos, PSSI W e Print, Public E ducation Foundation of Marion Ct y, Quick C are M ed, Rain bows End Golf Club Rainbow River Animal Ho spital, Rainbow River Cano e & Kayak Rainbow Rive r Club, Rainbow Riv er Conse rvations Inc, Rainbow Springs POA Inc, Rainb ow Sprin gs Realty Group Inc, Rainbow Springs State Campground, Rainbow Springs State Park, Rainbow Springs V il lage Ch urch, R aymond J ames In vestments, Region s Bank, Riverl and News paper River land Bap tist Church, Roberts Funeral Home, Run Around Sue, Sandy Oaks R V/HM, Sears Hometown Store, Service Master of Citrus County, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center Sheffield Business Services, M arion County She riff Department, Shep ards Ministrie s, Inc., Sh erwin W illiams, Singing River T ours, State Farm-GiGi Hunter Ins Agency, St John The Baptist Catholic Church, Steve W V ehmeier Stitch Niche, T eam Navigator The Alternative Assisted Living Facility, The Will McLean Foundation, T in Roof Sh ack Productions, T wo R ivers Inn, Univ ersity of Nort h Florida, V ernon M artin Salon & S pa, Voi ce of M arion, V olunteer Th rift Store, VSP Nephrology Associates, W almart, W a shburn Consulting, W aste Management, Wiggins Concrete & Masonry, W ill McLean Foundation, W ithlacoochee Backwater R V Park. SOCIAL ME MBERS Clinnon Alexander Rita Cook, Shirley Dixon, Annabelle & Pete Dobbs, Dr Peter Pav Lela Evers, Bette Hubbard, Charlie Keele, Jane Keele, Vic ki Leonard, Doris Magursky, Gary W Mock, Dick Mort on, Nell Rhodes, Jim Slagle, Jack Smith, Jennifer Soffe, W ilson Tyndal. V isit Dunnellon Oct. 11 for JAZZ UP Music On The Streets 5 to 9pm V is it O ur M em be r Bu si ne ss es V is it O ur M em be r Bu si ne ss es Visit Our Member Businesses New Bike T rail Makes Great Sightseeing PAID ADVERTISING Much to see and do in Dunnellon With two riv ers, a pa ved walking/ bike trail, county parks and a state park ther e is much to do in the Dunnellon area. Visitors can ev en mix in a little shopping and dining during their visit. Rainbow Springs State P ark, located north of Dunnellon on US 41, of fers a beautiful place to see the crystal c lear waters of the R ainbow Ri ver. Beautiful because it is the headsprings of that riv er. A wa lk through the park leads to a waterfall and scenic o verlooks of the Ra inbow Ri ver. Picnic tab les, s wimming and r entals of canoes or ka yaks are also of fered at the park. Those wishing to tube the Rainbow Riv er can choose to do so b y leav ing from the K.P Hole County Park or the campground of Rainbow Springs State Park. Those seeking a dif fer ent place fo r a walk, run or bike ride can look to the newly opened pav ed trail. Built by the state, local residents know ho w to access the trail of f Hwy 484 by tra veling do wn the bumpy dirt road know n as Bridge R oad till you reac h the parking lot. Another trail head is f ound going south on US 41 from Dunnellon, crossing ov er the Withlacoochee Ri ver bridge turning left on County Road 39 and a quick left into the parking lot. County Road 39 is also accessible via State Road 200 after you hav e crossed into Citrus County. The trail is appro ximately 2.5 miles long and takes you through old-Florida terr ain and to the Withlacoochee Ri ve r Land bridge for view s of the ri ver, stands of Cypr ess tree and an occasional alligator. It is part of the Cross Florida Gr eenwa y trail system. Additional ex ploring opportunities are f ound at the Blue Run P ark, located on the Rainbow Ri ver at the County Road 484 bridge Although the park has two trailhead parking ar eas, one at the bridge and the other of f San Jose Blvd parking can be limited because it is an access to the Rainbow Riv er for tubers and paddlers. Th ree walking trails Blue Run, P ond Tr ail and Sandhill Loop show off the diff erent comm unities of f lora and fauna in the park. The Blue Run Tr ail follow s along the Rainbow Ri ver. Dunnellons two riv ers also inc lude the Withlacoochee Ri ver wh ich also off ers gr eat fishing and the opportunity to land a larg e-mouth bass. Br eam and specks are also plentiful in the ri ver. Easiest access to the Withlacoochee Riv er fo r boaters and paddlers is at Florida Fish and Wildlife maintained boat dock next to Dunnellon City Hall. A trip to Dunnellon would not be complete without enjoying one of the many r estaurants in to wn or a visit to some of the shops Dunnellon has many historic homes to see dating back to the early 1900s. Man y of the homes hav e become small shops off ering a variety of items from antiques to yarns. The first Saturda y of e ver y month vendors line the streets in Dunnellons Historic District, west Pennsylvania Av enue off ering anything from collectibles to plants, hone y to tomatoes and jewelr y to paintings. Pose for a picture with the Blue Brothers statue, man y visitors do, at the corner of Pennsylvania A ven ue and Cedar Street. The Dunnellon Chamber of Commer ce org aniz es two festiv als each y ear Boomtown Da ys in April and Jazz Up Dunnellon in October. Mark your calendars f or Saturda y, Oct 11 and come enjoy m usic on the streets from 5 to 9 p .m. Make time to visit Dunnellon soon-you will be glad you did. V isit Dunnellon

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G19 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G10September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS See For Yourself What a Difference Solar Energy Can Make For You Solar energy today is the best solution to the escalating and unpredictable cost of electricity. PAID ADVERTISEMENT Whats more, its clean, quiet, abundant, safe and reliable. No wonder more and more homeowners and businesses are investing in solar energy products to reduce their energy costs. Lets take a look at how you can benefit from solar energy as a moneygenerating asset as well as an enhancement to your lifestyle. Owning your own solar system will create clean energy that will allow your electric meter to run backwards which means that you can sell your electricity back to the power company! Solar hot water heating alone can reduce your electric bill by 30% or more while giving you up to $2,500 in Federal Income Tax Credits. Solar pool heating can triple your swim season and create a comfortable instead of simply tolerable pool experience while eliminating pool heating costs. You can take a brighter path to solar savings with solar tubular skylights. Solar tubular skylights bring the beauty of healthy, natural light into your home environment without heat or the use of electricity. Attics can now be better ventilated while reducing heat and moisture buildup with a solar attic ventilation system. This translates into less stress on your air conditioner and a more comfortable home. You can also cool your garage with a solar garage exhaust ventilation system. Solar energy products also qualify for Federal Income Tax Credits, increase the value of your home or business and allow you to save 75 percent or more on your electric bill. During power outages, solar products can continue to supply clean power. In addition to all these great benefits of solar which directly enhance your lifestyle while saving you money, solar has significant value to all of us in that it creates American jobs (America has more solar workers today than coal miners); it is a clean, free, abundant energy source; it contributes to a healthier planet and enables us to be independent from foreign oil. Solar Lights & More, a state certified solar contractor in Ocala, Florida, specializes in quality, high tech, energy efficient solar products. Kathy and Kevin McMonigle, owners of Solar Lights & More, have been selling and installing solar products in North Central Florida since 1996. They encourage people with an interest about what solar energy can do for them to call and educate themselves. It is common to hear people say it would cost a fortune to get off the grid but being off the grid is really not the goal. You can reduce your electric bill by adding solar products gradually as your budget allows. This year you may install a solar hot water heater and an attic fan which would reduce your electric bill by over 30 percent. The addition of more products will continue to reduce your electric bill by 75 percent and more. Solar Lights & More understands that you are looking for affordable, sustainable, and responsible approaches to securing safe and reliable solar energy with expertise and premier products from energy technology leaders who provide high value and deliver real solutions. Solar Lights & More also has knowledge of state and federal incentive programs and provides customized energy solutions for your home and business with foremost solar technology products to meet your unique needs. For more information and a complimentary solar evaluation and consultation, we encourage you to give Solar Lights & More a call and give them the opportunity to provide you with the information and knowledge that you need to make a wise decision in bringing solar energy into your life as a clean, green energy savings investment while leaving the world a better place for your grandchildren and their children. What a great legacy that would be! The amount of solar radiation striking the earth over a three-day period is equivalent to the energy stored in all fossil energy sources. In 2009, Dr. Richard Perez, an atmospheric scientist specializing in solar energy, compared the worlds annual energy consumption with its available fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy resources. The volume of each of the four finite energy spheres above represents the Total Recoverable energy reserves in terawatt-years (TWy), while the volume of the remaining renewable energy spheres represents Yearly Potential in terawatt years. One of Perezs sun facts: The worlds available solar energy exceeds its energy consumption by a factor of 1,200. What this means is that the earth receives an incredible supply of free, clean solar energy. The sun generates enough energy in one minute to supply the worlds energy needs for one year. In one day, it provides more energy than our current population would consume in 27 years. Did you know that Albert Einstein won his only Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for the discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect of Solar Energy ? 000J8U5 000JA02 352-624-1074 1839 SW College Rd., Ocala Showroom: M-F 9-5, Sat 9-3 www.DecorativeDesignsOcala.com NEWLY ADDED... Consignment Showcase Room Home Decor Hundreds of Lighting Fixtures on Display Expanded Floor and Table Lamps In Stock OFF one item Valid only on in-stock items. Expires 10/31/14. Cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. Lighting, Fans, Lamps Blinds Shades Shutters Custom Lamp Shades Window Treatments Reupholstering Cabinet Refinishing Accessories & Home Decor Hardware, Tile, Backsplashes Expert Design Services Available Paid Advertisement Beautifully displayed light fixtures hang from the ceiling, art and mirrors decorate the walls, the floors and tables are overflowing with accessories, pottery and gift items. Then there are the door and cabinet hardware displays in addition to fabric displays not just showing indoor fabrics but incredible outdoor fabrics for use on everything from w indows to reupholstery. There are area rugs and so much more that will catch your eye and shout Take Me Home! throughout this 11,000 sq. ft. showroom. Decorative Designs has the products and services combined with the experienced staff members that can p rovide you with the knowledge and advice to make your new home or renovation an enjoyable and exciting experience. Now in business for 14 years, Decorative Designs is the brainchild of Laura Howard. When Laura set out to start redecorating her family home, getting her vision of what she wanted to do, to the end result of what was being done, was not only a frustrating experience but overwhelming as well. Finding the products, running from store to store for the parts and pieces and not having any guidance or advice of how it was all going to look together, was a daunting task. So in recognizing the need for this type of assistance and having been in business for 10 years she opened the Whole Home Center four years ago on SR 200 in Ocala. Laura describes Decorative Designs as the Easy button. With being able to offer and show clients treatments and accessories for one Sho wroom designed to brighten yo ur home room or an entire house, it is so much easier to help our clients put everything together. Yes, Decorative Designs can handle the whole project or just provide a helping hand assuring you that you are making wise selections and decisions. The choice is completely up to you. When it comes to the latest in accent dcor Laura is always attending new markets, researching new products and providing some unique finds. She doesnt buy in large quantity on any product lines. She likes to always offer something different and keep the showroom constantly changing. Each visit brings creative inspiration to add to your project. Over the years, numerous clients have requested that Laura help them find a location to place the home dcor items they are changing out. Seeing it as a way to offer a different kind of consignment Laura went to work on the idea. Decorative Designs has recently opened a special room in the back of the showroom offering these unique consignment finds. This area is filled with artwork, accent furniture pieces, table and floor lamps, home dcor, etc. Decorative Designs does not accept large furniture. Our clients love to purchase these items and take them right home with them. With the incredible pricing and the expanded variety of what is being offered, it makes this room a must see. Decorative Designs isnt just a store or a stop to make its an experience. Come in, say hello, and let us show you a whole new way to shop. Walking into the showroom of Decorative Designs is a Wow experience.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G17 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G12September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000J91I Unique 2-coat acr ylic resin technology No more patching cracks! No more faded color! No more pressure washing! No chipping, cracking, flaking, blistering or peeling First 10 Homeowners that call will receive a $25 Cracker Barrel Gift Card Central Coating Inc. now brings you a new technology that in the past has been used by industrial bu ilders but now it has become affordable and we are offering it to you_ the homeowner Only a few hundred dollars more than regular paint job. A low maintenance, premium architectural coating system that shields your home with protection against the destructive elements of the ever-changing weather. 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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G13 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G16September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000JAJM Introducing LICENSE #AL9315 For The Active Individual Formerly Known as Quiet Oaks Same Management Same Location COMFORTABLE LIVING A T AFFORDABLE PRICES. Monthly Outings to Local and Far Away Adventures Come by and join us for lunch & see why were STILL THE BEST 11311 SW 95th Circle (behind Soapys) 352-861-2088 PAID ADVERTISEMENT I looked at seven or eight places before I chose Pacifica Senior Living Ocala. Im glad I made the decision. Its all one floor which is convenient, but it doesnt look like an institution. Ive been very happy here; I dont want to go anywhere else. Harriet I wouldnt change anything. This is the best place going. Flo For the past two years, Pacifica Senior Living Ocala has been named Ocalas Best in independent and assisted living. A small community located on a lar ge, beautiful green space, Pacifica Senior Living is dedicated to providing personalized care to each resident as they age in place. Being small, we are able to take care of our residents in a more personal way , said Scott Barker, marketing director Our values are to keep our residents happy healthy and safe while being good stewards for them. Located near the Ocala National Forest, Rainbow Springs State Park, and Halata Tastanki Preserve, Pacifica Senior Living Ocala of fers independent living and tiered assisted living, including memory care, based on each residents needs. This allows residents to remain in their home as they age, surrounded by friends, familiar staf f and their own possessions. Pacifica staf f develops a personalized program of care for each resident. Our philosophy is to move away from task-oriented care toward personcentered care,said Barker We get to know each individual that we serve, even before they move in. We learn their life story W e use this knowledge about their life and who they are to customize our care to fit the person. This way each resident can receive the quality of care that suits their individual interest and physical well being. We seek to find the right balance between independent living and the need for more help when day-to-day P acif ica Senior Living Ocala: P ersonalized car e to meet y our unique needs routines are more challenging. Pacifica features deluxe studio and two bedroom apartments. Three meals each day, prepared by the community chef and served in the elegant Empress Dining Room, give residents a variety of menu choices. The chef and restaurant staff honor special dietary requirements and plan menus with residents input. W ith a focus on maintaining health, Pacifica provides physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy services on site. The community medical director and a local podiatrist also provide onsite care. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the beautiful walking path, which is contained within the security of the communitys common grounds. Other services include: Medication management Coordination of healthcare needs Assistance with personal care Escorts to dining and social programs Housekeeping & Linen Service Professional Apartment and Grounds Maintenance Library W ellness Supervisor Emer gency Call System Resident Parking A vailable Housekeeping Extensive Activities Program Pacifica provides transportation for shopping and doctors appointments and for the many field trips the staf f and residents take. W e are designed around keeping our residents lifestyles active and involved, said Barker We visit area attractions, take picnic lunches to the beautiful state and county parks nearbywe are always finding new things to do and places to go. The needs of people residing in senior living communities should not have to fit into a pre-determined package of services. At Pacifica, we serve each individual the way they want and need to be served. Pacifica provides transportation for shopping and doctors appointments and for the many field trips the staf f and residents take. 000J4NL On the corner of 466A & 462/Powell Rd. W ildwood, FL 34785 www.pr ovidenceindependence.com Planned to perf ection with y ou in mind. Of fering an unpar alleled arr ay of amenities. Y ou deserve a break without giving up your independence. Full Kitchens Washer & Dryer in Each Apartment Unique All Day Dining in our Restaurant Pet Friendly And so much more! Like us on Facebook Invigorating Retirement Living Onl y 21 easy miles from downtown In verness and w ell worth a visit! THERES RETIREMENT SA VE up to $3,600 On Your A partment for a limited time on select units. AND THEN THERES Call 352-748-0682 today to tour and enjoy lunch on us. One Of A Kind In Independent Living What does one of a kind mean to describe independent senior living at Providence Independence at Wildwood? It means: Spacious, beautifully appointed one and two-bedroom apartments that inc lude a full kitchen, a w asher and dry er and a screened balcon y A heated outdoor pool and hot tub in a perfectly landscaped setting An eleg ant, full-service restaurant that ser ves a full menu of ex cellently pre pared meals all day long 24-hour concierg e service Area physicians including specialists such as car diologists podiatrists and neurologists who come to Providence for patient appointments A state-of-the-art fitness center designed specifically fo r senior citizens On-site massag e therap y and physical therap y A resident-run ve getab le and herb gard en A host of on-site acti vities, including water ex ercise Zumba, billiards crafts ther es ev en a woodworking shop and movie theater! Liv e entertainment se veral nights a week in the re staurant or in the Silver Dollar Saloon A variety of sc heduled trips to area attr actions and shopping centers Conveniently located near The V illages new Brownwood Paddock Square Providence Inde pendence at Wildwood of fers the best in independent li ving in safe peaceful surroundings with flowered gardens and ex quisite arc hitecture I lov e e ver ything about Providence , said Joanne, w ho was one of the first people to mo ve in 1 years a go My kids think its gr eat too. J oanne is so happy in her home that she serv es as an ambassador, helping ne w Providence r esidents get acclimated. Jeanette just mo ved in this summer. I lo ve having a full kitchen and m y ow n washer and dry er in my apartment, she said. Being ab le to choose w hat I want to eat in the restaurant is a big plus too. The staff has been wonderful; ev ery one is so helpful and friendly. 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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G15 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G14September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Regional Medical Center Bayonet Pint is located at 14000 Fivay Road in Hudson, Florida. For more information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, visit www.RMCHealth.com or call (727) 819-2929 Toll Free: (855) 534-4325 For a free physician referral, health information, or to learn about community education events at our hospitals, please call Consult-A-Nurse at 888-741-5119. fibrillation is very complex, explained Dr. Wahl. We carefully evaluate patients to make sure there are no underlying structural problems that need to be repaired. If a patient does well with medicine or non-invasive procedures, then we leave them alone. Joyce Gruver is a living testament to the possible results of the one-on-one care and expert techniques used at the Arrhythmia Center of Florida. She is a completely changed woman now, said Dr. Yamamura. When she came in, she was desperate. She was very symptomatic. Her heart rate was very fast and difficult to control. Now, she enjoys a steady heartbeat, thanks to her Convergent Procedure and the doctors at the Arrhythmia Center of Florida at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. The Arrhythmia Center of Florida works to promote awareness of arrhythmia and its dangers, as well as other potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions. Information about their advanced technologies, patient care and education, and preparing for procedures can be found on their web site, at www.yourheartbeat.com. 000IZRB PAID ADVERTISEMENT PAID ADVERTISEMENT Everyone knows that an irregular heartbeat is something you should have checked out, but not everyone knows where to go. Your general practitioner probably has a good idea of where to send you. Joyce Gruver of Floral City, Florida asked her usual doctors just that when she knew something was wrongshed been feeling short of breath and exhausted, and had a persistent cough. She didnt know what the problem might be. I just thought I was getting old, said Joyce, but she asked her family doctor anyway. He sent her to Citrus Memorial Hospital for an EKG (an electrocardiogram, which checks for electrical problems in the heart). Her cardiologist referred her to the Arrhythmia Center of Florida at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in Hudson. The medical center was recognized in US News and World Report, which named it one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the Nation for heart procedures and it is known by physicians in Florida and beyond for its excellent programs, its nationally-acclaimed Heart Institute, and the Arrhythmia Center of Florida. Joyce and her husband Jim, a veteran, visited Regional Medical Center, where Joyce underwent a procedure called the Convergent Procedure. It is used to treat patients with persistent atrial fibrillationirregular heartbeat. Performed by Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Wahl and Electrophysiologist Dr. Yamamura, the Convergent Procedure took about seven hours to complete and Joyce spent three days in intensive care. But she now has no problems with arrhythmia, and her shortness of breath, exhaustion, and cough are gone. I feel fantastic now and Im not just bragging! she said. One week ago I had an electrocardiogram and it came back perfect. The procedure involves a Cardiothoracic Surgeon threading a special catheter called a trochar through a small incision made in the patients abdomen, which allows access to the posterior of the atrium of the heart. Then, using radiofrequency (focused heat), Dr. Wahl produced complete linear lesions (scar tissue) on the outside of the heart. This blocks abnormal electrical signals, effectively interrupting them and stopping the cause of the arrhythmia. The Electrophysiologist then navigates a different catheter, called an ablation catheter, through the groin area to gain access to the upper left chamber of the heart, checking to ensure that the lesions are completely connected. He also treats the arrhythmia from the inside of the left atrium. Dr. Goyal, an Electrophysiologist at The Arrhythmia Center of Florida, explained that the Electrophysiologist is looking for electrical activity. We look at how well the ablation workedit should be electrically silentif there are any gaps we find them and close them off. Dr. Yamamura explained that Mrs. Gruver was a perfect candidate for the procedure because drug therapies had proved ineffective, as had a Cardioversion procedure. Her left atrium was so enlarged already, he explained. I felt like the only shot she had was the Convergent Procedure. It is more invasive but the success rate is much higher for patients like Mrs. Gruver, who have failed other options and continue to have persistent atrial fibrillation. An arrhythmia can be a small problem, not affecting the sufferers life, or it can turn dangerous. It can be the result of any change or complication in the electrical pathway running from the upper to the lower chambers of the heart, and can cause the heart to beat either too fast, too slow, or an unpredictable combination of the two. Sufferers often feel a racing heartbeat or a strange fluttering sensation, which can be startling and uncomfortable. Other symptoms include some of those noticed by Mrs. Gruver, such as fatigue or exhaustion, weakness, dizziness or fainting, difficulty breathing, and chest pain. Physicians participating in the Atrial Fibrillation Program at the Arrhythmia Center of Florida include: Electrophysiologists Luis R Annoni, MD; Rajiva Goyal, MD; Raul Jimenez, MD; Huang-Ta Lin, MD; Darshan V. Patel, MD; and Kenneth H Yamamura, MD. Cardiothoracic Surgeons include Marshall DeSantis, MD, N.S. Rattehalli, MD, and Michael Wahl, MD. They work together, combining their skills in order to provide treatment options for even the hardest to treat arrhythmias. We dont want those patients to give up, said Dr. Wahl. We are pushing for them and we have an alternative. The Arrhythmia Center of Florida at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has the most up-todate technology, which they use to diagnose and treat their patients. Their state-of-the-art equipment includes an advanced 3D mapping system and CT imaging. They also master new techniques, such as Cardiac Cryoablation, in which the ablation is completed with cold rather than heat. There are a variety of other treatment options as well, and the experts at The Arrhythmia Center of Florida are happy to help you find the best one for treating your atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias. Some are as simple as a lifestyle change, or blood thinners or other medications to control symptoms and lower risk factors for high blood pressure and heart disease, which can lead to arrhythmia or worse. More specialized treatment options include: a pacemaker; Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT); Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD); Atrioventricular Nodal (AVN) Ablation; Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia (IST) Ablation; Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC) Ablation; Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) Ablation; and Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation. The treatment of atrial Irregular Heartbeat? 000IZRD For a free physician referral, health information, or to learn about community education events at our hospitals, please call Consult-A-Nurse at 888-741-5119.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G15 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G14September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Regional Medical Center Bayonet Pint is located at 14000 Fivay Road in Hudson, Florida. For more information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, visit www.RMCHealth.com or call (727) 819-2929 Toll Free: (855) 534-4325 For a free physician referral, health information, or to learn about community education events at our hospitals, please call Consult-A-Nurse at 888-741-5119. fibrillation is very complex, explained Dr. Wahl. We carefully evaluate patients to make sure there are no underlying structural problems that need to be repaired. If a patient does well with medicine or non-invasive procedures, then we leave them alone. Joyce Gruver is a living testament to the possible results of the one-on-one care and expert techniques used at the Arrhythmia Center of Florida. She is a completely changed woman now, said Dr. Yamamura. When she came in, she was desperate. She was very symptomatic. Her heart rate was very fast and difficult to control. Now, she enjoys a steady heartbeat, thanks to her Convergent Procedure and the doctors at the Arrhythmia Center of Florida at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. The Arrhythmia Center of Florida works to promote awareness of arrhythmia and its dangers, as well as other potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions. Information about their advanced technologies, patient care and education, and preparing for procedures can be found on their web site, at www.yourheartbeat.com. 000IZRB PAID ADVERTISEMENT PAID ADVERTISEMENT Everyone knows that an irregular heartbeat is something you should have checked out, but not everyone knows where to go. Your general practitioner probably has a good idea of where to send you. Joyce Gruver of Floral City, Florida asked her usual doctors just that when she knew something was wrongshed been feeling short of breath and exhausted, and had a persistent cough. She didnt know what the problem might be. I just thought I was getting old, said Joyce, but she asked her family doctor anyway. He sent her to Citrus Memorial Hospital for an EKG (an electrocardiogram, which checks for electrical problems in the heart). Her cardiologist referred her to the Arrhythmia Center of Florida at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in Hudson. The medical center was recognized in US News and World Report, which named it one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the Nation for heart procedures and it is known by physicians in Florida and beyond for its excellent programs, its nationally-acclaimed Heart Institute, and the Arrhythmia Center of Florida. Joyce and her husband Jim, a veteran, visited Regional Medical Center, where Joyce underwent a procedure called the Convergent Procedure. It is used to treat patients with persistent atrial fibrillationirregular heartbeat. Performed by Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Wahl and Electrophysiologist Dr. Yamamura, the Convergent Procedure took about seven hours to complete and Joyce spent three days in intensive care. But she now has no problems with arrhythmia, and her shortness of breath, exhaustion, and cough are gone. I feel fantastic now and Im not just bragging! she said. One week ago I had an electrocardiogram and it came back perfect. The procedure involves a Cardiothoracic Surgeon threading a special catheter called a trochar through a small incision made in the patients abdomen, which allows access to the posterior of the atrium of the heart. Then, using radiofrequency (focused heat), Dr. Wahl produced complete linear lesions (scar tissue) on the outside of the heart. This blocks abnormal electrical signals, effectively interrupting them and stopping the cause of the arrhythmia. The Electrophysiologist then navigates a different catheter, called an ablation catheter, through the groin area to gain access to the upper left chamber of the heart, checking to ensure that the lesions are completely connected. He also treats the arrhythmia from the inside of the left atrium. Dr. Goyal, an Electrophysiologist at The Arrhythmia Center of Florida, explained that the Electrophysiologist is looking for electrical activity. We look at how well the ablation workedit should be electrically silentif there are any gaps we find them and close them off. Dr. Yamamura explained that Mrs. Gruver was a perfect candidate for the procedure because drug therapies had proved ineffective, as had a Cardioversion procedure. Her left atrium was so enlarged already, he explained. I felt like the only shot she had was the Convergent Procedure. It is more invasive but the success rate is much higher for patients like Mrs. Gruver, who have failed other options and continue to have persistent atrial fibrillation. An arrhythmia can be a small problem, not affecting the sufferers life, or it can turn dangerous. It can be the result of any change or complication in the electrical pathway running from the upper to the lower chambers of the heart, and can cause the heart to beat either too fast, too slow, or an unpredictable combination of the two. Sufferers often feel a racing heartbeat or a strange fluttering sensation, which can be startling and uncomfortable. Other symptoms include some of those noticed by Mrs. Gruver, such as fatigue or exhaustion, weakness, dizziness or fainting, difficulty breathing, and chest pain. Physicians participating in the Atrial Fibrillation Program at the Arrhythmia Center of Florida include: Electrophysiologists Luis R Annoni, MD; Rajiva Goyal, MD; Raul Jimenez, MD; Huang-Ta Lin, MD; Darshan V. Patel, MD; and Kenneth H Yamamura, MD. Cardiothoracic Surgeons include Marshall DeSantis, MD, N.S. Rattehalli, MD, and Michael Wahl, MD. They work together, combining their skills in order to provide treatment options for even the hardest to treat arrhythmias. We dont want those patients to give up, said Dr. Wahl. We are pushing for them and we have an alternative. The Arrhythmia Center of Florida at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has the most up-todate technology, which they use to diagnose and treat their patients. Their state-of-the-art equipment includes an advanced 3D mapping system and CT imaging. They also master new techniques, such as Cardiac Cryoablation, in which the ablation is completed with cold rather than heat. There are a variety of other treatment options as well, and the experts at The Arrhythmia Center of Florida are happy to help you find the best one for treating your atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias. Some are as simple as a lifestyle change, or blood thinners or other medications to control symptoms and lower risk factors for high blood pressure and heart disease, which can lead to arrhythmia or worse. More specialized treatment options include: a pacemaker; Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT); Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD); Atrioventricular Nodal (AVN) Ablation; Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia (IST) Ablation; Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC) Ablation; Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) Ablation; and Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation. The treatment of atrial Irregular Heartbeat? 000IZRD For a free physician referral, health information, or to learn about community education events at our hospitals, please call Consult-A-Nurse at 888-741-5119.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G13 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G16September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000JAJM Introducing LICENSE #AL9315 For The Active Individual Formerly Known as Quiet Oaks Same Management Same Location COMFORTABLE LIVING A T AFFORDABLE PRICES. Monthly Outings to Local and Far Away Adventures Come by and join us for lunch & see why were STILL THE BEST 11311 SW 95th Circle (behind Soapys) 352-861-2088 PAID ADVERTISEMENT I looked at seven or eight places before I chose Pacifica Senior Living Ocala. Im glad I made the decision. Its all one floor which is convenient, but it doesnt look like an institution. Ive been very happy here; I dont want to go anywhere else. Harriet I wouldnt change anything. This is the best place going. Flo For the past two years, Pacifica Senior Living Ocala has been named Ocalas Best in independent and assisted living. A small community located on a lar ge, beautiful green space, Pacifica Senior Living is dedicated to providing personalized care to each resident as they age in place. Being small, we are able to take care of our residents in a more personal way , said Scott Barker, marketing director Our values are to keep our residents happy healthy and safe while being good stewards for them. Located near the Ocala National Forest, Rainbow Springs State Park, and Halata Tastanki Preserve, Pacifica Senior Living Ocala of fers independent living and tiered assisted living, including memory care, based on each residents needs. This allows residents to remain in their home as they age, surrounded by friends, familiar staf f and their own possessions. Pacifica staf f develops a personalized program of care for each resident. Our philosophy is to move away from task-oriented care toward personcentered care,said Barker We get to know each individual that we serve, even before they move in. We learn their life story W e use this knowledge about their life and who they are to customize our care to fit the person. This way each resident can receive the quality of care that suits their individual interest and physical well being. We seek to find the right balance between independent living and the need for more help when day-to-day P acif ica Senior Living Ocala: P ersonalized car e to meet y our unique needs routines are more challenging. Pacifica features deluxe studio and two bedroom apartments. Three meals each day, prepared by the community chef and served in the elegant Empress Dining Room, give residents a variety of menu choices. The chef and restaurant staff honor special dietary requirements and plan menus with residents input. W ith a focus on maintaining health, Pacifica provides physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy services on site. The community medical director and a local podiatrist also provide onsite care. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the beautiful walking path, which is contained within the security of the communitys common grounds. Other services include: Medication management Coordination of healthcare needs Assistance with personal care Escorts to dining and social programs Housekeeping & Linen Service Professional Apartment and Grounds Maintenance Library W ellness Supervisor Emer gency Call System Resident Parking A vailable Housekeeping Extensive Activities Program Pacifica provides transportation for shopping and doctors appointments and for the many field trips the staf f and residents take. W e are designed around keeping our residents lifestyles active and involved, said Barker We visit area attractions, take picnic lunches to the beautiful state and county parks nearbywe are always finding new things to do and places to go. The needs of people residing in senior living communities should not have to fit into a pre-determined package of services. At Pacifica, we serve each individual the way they want and need to be served. Pacifica provides transportation for shopping and doctors appointments and for the many field trips the staf f and residents take. 000J4NL On the corner of 466A & 462/Powell Rd. W ildwood, FL 34785 www.pr ovidenceindependence.com Planned to perf ection with y ou in mind. Of fering an unpar alleled arr ay of amenities. Y ou deserve a break without giving up your independence. Full Kitchens Washer & Dryer in Each Apartment Unique All Day Dining in our Restaurant Pet Friendly And so much more! Like us on Facebook Invigorating Retirement Living Onl y 21 easy miles from downtown In verness and w ell worth a visit! THERES RETIREMENT SA VE up to $3,600 On Your A partment for a limited time on select units. AND THEN THERES Call 352-748-0682 today to tour and enjoy lunch on us. One Of A Kind In Independent Living What does one of a kind mean to describe independent senior living at Providence Independence at Wildwood? It means: Spacious, beautifully appointed one and two-bedroom apartments that inc lude a full kitchen, a w asher and dry er and a screened balcon y A heated outdoor pool and hot tub in a perfectly landscaped setting An eleg ant, full-service restaurant that ser ves a full menu of ex cellently pre pared meals all day long 24-hour concierg e service Area physicians including specialists such as car diologists podiatrists and neurologists who come to Providence for patient appointments A state-of-the-art fitness center designed specifically fo r senior citizens On-site massag e therap y and physical therap y A resident-run ve getab le and herb gard en A host of on-site acti vities, including water ex ercise Zumba, billiards crafts ther es ev en a woodworking shop and movie theater! Liv e entertainment se veral nights a week in the re staurant or in the Silver Dollar Saloon A variety of sc heduled trips to area attr actions and shopping centers Conveniently located near The V illages new Brownwood Paddock Square Providence Inde pendence at Wildwood of fers the best in independent li ving in safe peaceful surroundings with flowered gardens and ex quisite arc hitecture I lov e e ver ything about Providence , said Joanne, w ho was one of the first people to mo ve in 1 years a go My kids think its gr eat too. J oanne is so happy in her home that she serv es as an ambassador, helping ne w Providence r esidents get acclimated. Jeanette just mo ved in this summer. I lo ve having a full kitchen and m y ow n washer and dry er in my apartment, she said. Being ab le to choose w hat I want to eat in the restaurant is a big plus too. The staff has been wonderful; ev ery one is so helpful and friendly. Wev e built fo r the future her e at Providence , said Kathy Schw artz, mark eting director. Ever ything is state-of-the-art, including our fir e pre vention and emerg ency r esponse systems. Weve put all that in a g org eous setting that is designed to not only appeal to the ey e, but to mak e things as comfor tab le as possible for our residents. They can ev en bring their pets with them! Providence Inde pendence at Wild wood wa s truly planned to perfection f or the best in retirement li ving. PAID ADVERTISEMENT

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A chemical association of copolymers, binders, sealers and plasticized acrylic base resin in the Pri mer & Sealer Coat along with the pure acrylics and maximum amount of titanium dioxide in the final top coat creates a coalescent cure for a tremendous intercoat adhesion and makes one monolithic film; flexible, weatherproof, fade resistant, fungi resistant, fire retardant, energy efficient and beauti ful. 20 Y ears of Experience Licensed & Insured Maintenance-F ree Energy Efficient W eatherproof Br eathable Mildew Resistant Lifetime W arrant y LESS EXPENSIVE Insulation can cost up to 5x more than Sun-Bar rier Reflective Coating. Central F loridas Lar gest Coating Company 1-352-237-0101 C A LL T O DA Y FO R A F R EE E S TI MA TE C A LL T O DA Y FO R A F R EE E S TI MA TE C ALL T ODA Y FOR A F REE E STIMATE PAID ADVERTISEMENT Special coating protects your home Lifetime warranty offered Floridas hot summer days and ev en those sunny winter da ys, can wreak ha voc on the paint job of a house. Slo wly but surely the paint fades aw ay to shades lighter than the original color and you are f orced to paint the ex terior of y our home. But wait; there is no r eason to use paint ag ain ev er. Instead, call Centr al Coating Inc., to learn a bout the 10step high perf ormance e xterior coat ing they off er This is not a new product on the market b ut one used by industrial bu ilders fo r years Now it is af fo rdab le enough for homeowners. This product is made in the United States. It is a c hemical association of copolymers, binders sealers and a plasticized acrylic base resin in the primer and sealer coat. This mixed with pure acr ylics and the maximum amount of titanium dio xide in the final coat creates a coalescent cur e for a tremendous inter coat adhesion and makes one monolithic film or coating to protect your home the bigg est inv estment in your life What does this coating mean for life of your house? It means that your home has been weatherproofed. No mor e fading paint or chalking, or mold and milde w because of sun and r ain. It means that your home has become mor e energ y efficient f or today next week, next y ear and for future years. Central Coating is proud to of fer this type of a unique product in the area. T heir work cre ws pride them selves in applying the e xterior coating to homes in just the right wa y to pro vide a quality job for ev ery customer The 10-step process of applying the product adds to the protection of your home Those ste ps include patc h ing and re pairing of concr ete or stucco damag e found, re placing rot ten wood to make your home sound before the coating is applied. After the primer and sealer coat are applied, windows and doors ar e caulked to make your home more energ y efficient than ev er. Proper application means one-step also includes using a milgauge to measur e fo r proper cov era ge according to man ufactur ers specifica tions. All of these ste ps add up for cus tomer satisfaction a top priority f or Kim Carr ero, ow ner of Centr al Coating Inc. It has also made them the Number 1 coating applicator in the country because of know-how and ex perience and has helped them com plete more than $60 million wor th of projects in 14 years. She estab lished her coating com pany in Pa lm Beach in 2000 with the belief that small b usiness is the back bone of America. She mo ved to the Ocala area in 2007 with the g oal of making America beautiful one home at a time. Dont you o we it to y ourself to see for yourself the value of protecting your homes ag ainst the elements? Nev er worr y about the hassle of hav ing your home painted ag ain. Free estimates are always available. Call to schedule an appointment today 1-866-716-5233, to lear n the adv antag es of ha ving your ow n home coated with a high-perfor mance ex te rior coating instead of painted. For those scheduling an appoint ment there is alw ays a fr ee gift certifi cate for dinner at a nearby restaurant. Your home will thank you. PAID ADVERTISEMENTPro tect Y our Retirement against Market V olatilit y As an investor, youre well aware that, over the short term, the financial markets always move up and down. During your working years, you may feel that you have time to overcome this volatility. And youd be basing these feelings on actual evidence: the longer the investment period, the greater the tendency of the markets to smooth out their performance. But what happens when you retire? W ont you be more susceptible to market movements? You may not be as vulnerable as you might think. In the first place, given our growing awareness of healthier lifestyles, you could easily spend two, or even three, decades in retirement so your investment time frame isnt necessarily going to be that compressed. Nonetheless, its still true that time may well be a more important consideration to you during your retirement years, so you may want to be particularly vigilant about taking steps to help smooth out the effects of market volatility. Toward that end, here are a few suggestions: Allocate your investments among a variety of asset classes. Of course, proper asset allocation is a good investment move at any age, but when youre retired, you want to be especially careful that you dont overconcentrate your investment dollars among just a few assets. Spreading your money among a range of vehicles stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit, government securities and so on can help you avoid taking the full brunt of a downturn that may primarily hit just one type of investment. (Keep in mind, though, that while diversification can help reduce the effects of volatility it cant assure a profit or protect against loss.) Choose investments that have demonstrated solid performance across many market cycles. As youve probably heard, past performance is no guarantee of future results, and this is true. Nonetheless, you can help improve your outlook by owning quality investments. So when investing n stocks, choose those that have actual earnings and a track record of earnings growth. If you invest in fixed-income vehicles, pick those that are considered investment grade. Dont make emotional decisions. At various times during your retirement, you will, in all likelihood, witness some sharp drops in the market. Try to avoid over reacting to these downturns, which will probably just be normal market corrections. If you can keep your emotions out of investing, you will be less likely to make moves such as selling quality investments merely because their price is temporarily down. Dont try to time the market. Y ou may be tempted to take advantage of volatility by looking for opportunities to buy low and sell high. In theory, this is a fine idea but, unfortunately, no one can really predict market highs or lows. Youll probably be better off by consistently investing the same amount of money into the same investments. Over time, this method of investing may result in lower per-share costs. However, as is the case with diversification, this type of systematic investing wont guarantee a profit or protect against loss, and youll need to be willing to keep investing when share prices are declining. Its probably natural to get somewhat more apprehensive about market volatility during your retirement years. But taking the steps described above can help you navigate the sometimes-choppy waters of the financial world.This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. 000JAJIGiven our growing awareness of healthier lifestyles, you could easily spend two, or even three, decades in retirement

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G11 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G18September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Energy Saver Coupons Energy Saver Coupons Call Today 1-800-347-9664 Solar Energy is Free! Call for a FREE Consultation! $0 Down for Instant Monthly Savings O.A.C. O f f e r E x p i r e s 1 0 / 3 1 / 1 4 Solar Tubular Skylights & Solar Attic Fans Tubular Skylights brighten any room with FREE natural light Solar attic fans reduce heat & moisture built up in your attic $175 OFF Instant Savings Limited Offer O f f e r E x p i r e s 1 0 / 3 1 / 1 4 State Certified Solar Contractor Lic# CVC 56750 Ocala, FL www.solarlightsinc.com Over 60,000 Solar Installations Since 1996! *Energy Saver Coupons cannot be combined with other offers. Solar Energy is Free! *Ask about our panel upgrade program $500 OFF Or Free Solar Panel! Limited Offer O f f e r E x p i r e s 1 0 / 3 1 / 1 4 Save 30% or more on your electric bill Make hot water with FREE energy from the sun Take control of rising energ y costs Save $2500 or more on energy tax credits $400 OFF And FREE 10 Tubular Skylight. Limited Offer O f f e r E x p i r e s 1 0 / 3 1 / 1 4 Solar Water Heating Summer Summer SALE! SALE! Solar Pool Heating FREE Solar Heat Eliminates Pool Heating Costs Enjoy Family Fun & Energizing Exercise Swim Year Round in a Warm Comfortable Pool Enjoy Romantic Late Night Swims! Solar Electric Systems Fast credit a ppro val No equity requir ed $0 out of poc ket for installation Sav e instantly e ver y month Positive cash flo w puts money in your poc ket FREE cl ean abundant energ y source PAID ADVERTISEMENT 000J8U6 Why choose Citrus? Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center has received the coveted 3 STAR rating for coronary and bypass surgery by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. This prestigious award, which denotes the highest category of quality, is given to only about 15% of more than 1000 hospitals nationwide. Dr. Peter Yung Kim, Chief Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon, and his team are one of the driving forces behind the local and national success of Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center. Now that the Heart and Vascular Center offers comprehensive care, there is a place right here at home near friends and family that they can trust to provide the very best care possible, whatever the patients problem might be. Dr. Kim performs three types of surgery at the top-rated center including cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. I can say, without any hesitation, we provide high-quality surgical care on par with the biggest programs in the nation. A leader in innovative and cutting-edge technology, Citrus Memorial Health System became the first rural community hospital in the nation to utilize induced cooling by EMS (ICE program). When we implemented the ICE program in conjunction with our local EMS providers, we were looking to the future, says Ms. Masson, manager of the Cardiovascular Recovery Room and Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit. We are constantly looking for better ways to help provide the ver y best in cardiac care for our Top rated heart program right here in Citrus Put your Heart in our Hands is the motto of Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center patients. When it comes to cardiac care, we have it all, says C.J. Hosea, catheterization lab and cardiac operating room manager. We are the only hospital in Citrus County and one of only 560 in the nation that has a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention designation. We have the latest equipment and a highly trained staff that works together every single day with one common goal to save lives. Step into a new life with Cardiac Rehabilitation. Cardiac rehabilitation begins while the patient is still in the hospital following either a cardiac procedure or a cardiac event, says Terri Adams, supervisor of Citrus Memorial Health Systems CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Our cardiac rehab program is comprehensive. We are with patients from the very beginning, giving them the necessary information and help to start a new and better life. We stay with them until they are back on their own, living their new lives to the fullest. Mended Hearts. When someone has experienced a cardiac event, they may be afraid of what the future may hold. This is why the Mended Hearts Program was created to inspire hope and help educate those who are on the mend. For further information on the Mended Hearts Program, please call Millie King at 352.637.5525. For a free Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center tour, call 352.344.6952.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G19 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G10September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS See For Yourself What a Difference Solar Energy Can Make For You Solar energy today is the best solution to the escalating and unpredictable cost of electricity. PAID ADVERTISEMENT Whats more, its clean, quiet, abundant, safe and reliable. No wonder more and more homeowners and businesses are investing in solar energy products to reduce their energy costs. Lets take a look at how you can benefit from solar energy as a moneygenerating asset as well as an enhancement to your lifestyle. Owning your own solar system will create clean energy that will allow your electric meter to run backwards which means that you can sell your electricity back to the power company! Solar hot water heating alone can reduce your electric bill by 30% or more while giving you up to $2,500 in Federal Income Tax Credits. Solar pool heating can triple your swim season and create a comfortable instead of simply tolerable pool experience while eliminating pool heating costs. You can take a brighter path to solar savings with solar tubular skylights. Solar tubular skylights bring the beauty of healthy, natural light into your home environment without heat or the use of electricity. Attics can now be better ventilated while reducing heat and moisture buildup with a solar attic ventilation system. This translates into less stress on your air conditioner and a more comfortable home. You can also cool your garage with a solar garage exhaust ventilation system. Solar energy products also qualify for Federal Income Tax Credits, increase the value of your home or business and allow you to save 75 percent or more on your electric bill. During power outages, solar products can continue to supply clean power. In addition to all these great benefits of solar which directly enhance your lifestyle while saving you money, solar has significant value to all of us in that it creates American jobs (America has more solar workers today than coal miners); it is a clean, free, abundant energy source; it contributes to a healthier planet and enables us to be independent from foreign oil. Solar Lights & More, a state certified solar contractor in Ocala, Florida, specializes in quality, high tech, energy efficient solar products. Kathy and Kevin McMonigle, owners of Solar Lights & More, have been selling and installing solar products in North Central Florida since 1996. They encourage people with an interest about what solar energy can do for them to call and educate themselves. It is common to hear people say it would cost a fortune to get off the grid but being off the grid is really not the goal. You can reduce your electric bill by adding solar products gradually as your budget allows. This year you may install a solar hot water heater and an attic fan which would reduce your electric bill by over 30 percent. The addition of more products will continue to reduce your electric bill by 75 percent and more. Solar Lights & More understands that you are looking for affordable, sustainable, and responsible approaches to securing safe and reliable solar energy with expertise and premier products from energy technology leaders who provide high value and deliver real solutions. Solar Lights & More also has knowledge of state and federal incentive programs and provides customized energy solutions for your home and business with foremost solar technology products to meet your unique needs. For more information and a complimentary solar evaluation and consultation, we encourage you to give Solar Lights & More a call and give them the opportunity to provide you with the information and knowledge that you need to make a wise decision in bringing solar energy into your life as a clean, green energy savings investment while leaving the world a better place for your grandchildren and their children. What a great legacy that would be! The amount of solar radiation striking the earth over a three-day period is equivalent to the energy stored in all fossil energy sources. In 2009, Dr. Richard Perez, an atmospheric scientist specializing in solar energy, compared the worlds annual energy consumption with its available fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy resources. The volume of each of the four finite energy spheres above represents the Total Recoverable energy reserves in terawatt-years (TWy), while the volume of the remaining renewable energy spheres represents Yearly Potential in terawatt years. One of Perezs sun facts: The worlds available solar energy exceeds its energy consumption by a factor of 1,200. What this means is that the earth receives an incredible supply of free, clean solar energy. The sun generates enough energy in one minute to supply the worlds energy needs for one year. In one day, it provides more energy than our current population would consume in 27 years. Did you know that Albert Einstein won his only Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for the discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect of Solar Energy ? 000J8U5 000JA02 352-624-1074 1839 SW College Rd., Ocala Showroom: M-F 9-5, Sat 9-3 www.DecorativeDesignsOcala.com NEWLY ADDED... Consignment Showcase Room Home Decor Hundreds of Lighting Fixtures on Display Expanded Floor and Table Lamps In Stock OFF one item Valid only on in-stock items. Expires 10/31/14. Cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. Lighting, Fans, Lamps Blinds Shades Shutters Custom Lamp Shades Window Treatments Reupholstering Cabinet Refinishing Accessories & Home Decor Hardware, Tile, Backsplashes Expert Design Services Available Paid Advertisement Beautifully displayed light fixtures hang from the ceiling, art and mirrors decorate the walls, the floors and tables are overflowing with accessories, pottery and gift items. Then there are the door and cabinet hardware displays in addition to fabric displays not just showing indoor fabrics but incredible outdoor fabrics for use on everything from w indows to reupholstery. There are area rugs and so much more that will catch your eye and shout Take Me Home! throughout this 11,000 sq. ft. showroom. Decorative Designs has the products and services combined with the experienced staff members that can p rovide you with the knowledge and advice to make your new home or renovation an enjoyable and exciting experience. Now in business for 14 years, Decorative Designs is the brainchild of Laura Howard. When Laura set out to start redecorating her family home, getting her vision of what she wanted to do, to the end result of what was being done, was not only a frustrating experience but overwhelming as well. Finding the products, running from store to store for the parts and pieces and not having any guidance or advice of how it was all going to look together, was a daunting task. So in recognizing the need for this type of assistance and having been in business for 10 years she opened the Whole Home Center four years ago on SR 200 in Ocala. Laura describes Decorative Designs as the Easy button. With being able to offer and show clients treatments and accessories for one Sho wroom designed to brighten yo ur home room or an entire house, it is so much easier to help our clients put everything together. Yes, Decorative Designs can handle the whole project or just provide a helping hand assuring you that you are making wise selections and decisions. The choice is completely up to you. When it comes to the latest in accent dcor Laura is always attending new markets, researching new products and providing some unique finds. She doesnt buy in large quantity on any product lines. She likes to always offer something different and keep the showroom constantly changing. Each visit brings creative inspiration to add to your project. Over the years, numerous clients have requested that Laura help them find a location to place the home dcor items they are changing out. Seeing it as a way to offer a different kind of consignment Laura went to work on the idea. Decorative Designs has recently opened a special room in the back of the showroom offering these unique consignment finds. This area is filled with artwork, accent furniture pieces, table and floor lamps, home dcor, etc. Decorative Designs does not accept large furniture. Our clients love to purchase these items and take them right home with them. With the incredible pricing and the expanded variety of what is being offered, it makes this room a must see. Decorative Designs isnt just a store or a stop to make its an experience. Come in, say hello, and let us show you a whole new way to shop. Walking into the showroom of Decorative Designs is a Wow experience.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G9 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G20September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS renroom@aol.com 7380 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Road) Ocala352-854-7022 Readers Choice Winner , , 2013 PUT OUR EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOUTO SELL YOUR FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORIES Location, Location, Location High-Traffic Store Over 100 new items daily Same location for 20 years Estate Liquidation One Piece to an Entire House Renaissance Woman BoutiqueFine Plus Size Consignments NOW ACCEPTING ITEMSClothing Purses ShoesWe Proudly Intr oduce . .BENEFITS THA T PUT MORE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET ... QUICKER!Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pmTheres a wonderful place to shop if you are looking for a perfect piece of furniture at an affordable price. Its the Renaissance Room, located on 60 th Avenue behind Jasmine Plaza. From a dining room set to an occasional chair, artwork or a set of dishes shoppers are delighted to find just what they need the perfect piece priced perfectly. The Renaissance Room, started by Bob and Debbie Holshue, has been family owned and operated since 1993. A store so popular and wellmanaged it has been awarded the Readers Choice award five years in a row by readers of the South Marion Citizen. W ith over twenty years of service in Marion County, the Holshues have created long lasting relationships with many of its residents, and for that they are extremely grateful. We want to say thank you for your loyalty and faithfulness, and for helping us build this business. There are reasons for the success. Debbie is careful with the items she takes into showroom ensuring that everything is of high-quality and in excellent condition. Potential consignors are asked to take photos of the furniture they want to consign and bring them in or email them, so decisions can be made on the value of the item, the terms and other conditions. In home appraisals are available for whole house consignment. Arrangements can be made for furniture to be picked up if needed. Once at the store, the item or items are displayed in the 7,500 sq. ft. showroom of attractively arranged furniture and homedcor including artwork and collectibles. All this behind the scenes work is a benefit to the shopper. Shoppers, and there are many every day, can browse the store looking for the right piece of furniture. W ith new pieces of furniture arriving daily, that recliner or love seat you are looking for could come in tomorrow if it is not there today. Best of all items are priced affordably Once that perfect piece is discovered, arrangements can be made for delivery to your home. Open six days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. shoppers have plenty of time to browse. Those same pick-up and delivery guys are also happy to oblige other moving needs with their Ren Room Movers Company. Three-years ago Debbies son Justin and his wife T racy, opened a baby room to fill a need. Now a complete nursery can be furnished from the Renaissance Baby. Earlier this month Debbie went to work to fill another void. Realizing there was need for womans plus size consignment, she proudly welcomes Renaissance Woman. Those wishing to drop off plus size clothing may drop off up to ten items without an appointment. 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Citru s Memorial Health System, City of Dunne llon, Coldw ell Banker/ Riverland Realty, Collier Jernigan & Goedert P A, Colors and Shapes Day Spa, Comfort Keepers, Comprehensive Health Management Cookin Good, Good Sheph erd Memor ial Gard ens, Cove nant Childrens Ho me Inc, Creation Electric, Crime Stoppers of Marion Coun ty, Crocks Pub, Cruises Inc, Curt Bond Signs, D &D Custom Cabinet s, DArville & Co Inc, Danny Bain Drywall LLC Debs Natural So urce, Dinner Bell Motel/Apartments, Don Pep e Mexican Restaurant, Dane My ers, D DS, Dick Roberts Plumbing, LLC, Dunnellons Turner House Florist, Dunnellon Air & Heat Inc, Dunnellon Area Chamber of C ommerce, Dunnellon Bingo, Dunnellon Bird House, Dunnellon Chiropractic, Du nnellon Commons Dentistry LLC, D unnellon Diagnostic Center Dunnello n Garden Club, Dunnellon Historic Village, Dunnellon Jewelry & P awn, Dunnellon Bin go, Dunnellon Pharm acy, Dunnellon Pol ice Dept, Dunnello n Public Lib rary, Dunnellon Sq uare Mob ile Hom e Park, Dunnellon T oastmaste rs C lub, Goulds Dunnellon T ire & Auto Center, Edward Jones Investments, Elles Housekeeping Services, Excel Printing Inc, Fagan C onstruction Inc, Fami lies In Need of Dunnellon, FL In c, Family Hope P regnancy Cente r Fero & Sons Insurance, First Assembly of God, First United Methodist Church, Florida Express Environmental LLC, Ford of Ocala, Florida Credit Union, Florida Small Business Developm ent Ctr Fox Fire Realt y, Friends of Dunnellon Library, Friends of Ra inbow Springs State Park, FUMC Harmony Preschool, Gentiva Hospice, Good S hepherd Memorial Gardens, Go Fo r Donuts, Greater Dunn ellon H istorical Soc iety, Gruffs T ap & Grill, Haven Hous e at Ocala, H arbor House at Oca la, H Michael Evans PA, Holy Faith Epi scopal Church, Hom e Beautiful Floors & More, Home Outfitter Hope Evangelical Lutheran Ch urch, Hospic e of Marion County, Inst ant Karma Pro ductions, I nsurance Cent re of Dunnellon, Insurance Den Inc, Jerrys W i ndow Cleaning, Juliette Falls Golf & Spa Community, Kangen Wat er, K P H ole, Kiwan is Club, Kus tom Glass L LC, Law Offi ce of Keith R T aylor PA, Li berty T ax Service s, Life V antage LifeSouth C ommunity Blood Ctr Lit tle Jem Stones Inc, Loyal Order of M oose #2308, Mandys Mobile Pet Grooming Salon, Mary Kay C osmeti cs, McDonal ds, Moore s Happ y Acres LLC, Moson Publishing, Munroe Regional Hospital, Neal C Lumapas, MD P A, Neighborhood Storage, Newmans Concessions, Nichols Lumber Co, Oak Bend V illage, Ocala Marion County Assoc of Realtors, Ocala Marion County V isi tor Ctr, Papa John s Pizza, PartyLite Deb bie McElroy, PCs N Parts, Peace Lutheran Church, Perkinss Dentistry Inc, Personal Mini Storage, Pets Plus LLC, Phantas tic Sounds, P rofitable Promos, PSSI W e Print, Public E ducation Foundation of Marion Ct y, Quick C are M ed, Rain bows End Golf Club Rainbow River Animal Ho spital, Rainbow River Cano e & Kayak Rainbow Rive r Club, Rainbow Riv er Conse rvations Inc, Rainbow Springs POA Inc, Rainb ow Sprin gs Realty Group Inc, Rainbow Springs State Campground, Rainbow Springs State Park, Rainbow Springs V il lage Ch urch, R aymond J ames In vestments, Region s Bank, Riverl and News paper River land Bap tist Church, Roberts Funeral Home, Run Around Sue, Sandy Oaks R V/HM, Sears Hometown Store, Service Master of Citrus County, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center Sheffield Business Services, M arion County She riff Department, Shep ards Ministrie s, Inc., Sh erwin W illiams, Singing River T ours, State Farm-GiGi Hunter Ins Agency, St John The Baptist Catholic Church, Steve W V ehmeier Stitch Niche, T eam Navigator The Alternative Assisted Living Facility, The Will McLean Foundation, T in Roof Sh ack Productions, T wo R ivers Inn, Univ ersity of Nort h Florida, V ernon M artin Salon & S pa, Voi ce of M arion, V olunteer Th rift Store, VSP Nephrology Associates, W almart, W a shburn Consulting, W aste Management, Wiggins Concrete & Masonry, W ill McLean Foundation, W ithlacoochee Backwater R V Park. SOCIAL ME MBERS Clinnon Alexander Rita Cook, Shirley Dixon, Annabelle & Pete Dobbs, Dr Peter Pav Lela Evers, Bette Hubbard, Charlie Keele, Jane Keele, Vic ki Leonard, Doris Magursky, Gary W Mock, Dick Mort on, Nell Rhodes, Jim Slagle, Jack Smith, Jennifer Soffe, W ilson Tyndal. V isit Dunnellon Oct. 11 for JAZZ UP Music On The Streets 5 to 9pm V is it O ur M em be r Bu si ne ss es V is it O ur M em be r Bu si ne ss es Visit Our Member Businesses New Bike T rail Makes Great Sightseeing PAID ADVERTISING Much to see and do in Dunnellon With two riv ers, a pa ved walking/ bike trail, county parks and a state park ther e is much to do in the Dunnellon area. Visitors can ev en mix in a little shopping and dining during their visit. Rainbow Springs State P ark, located north of Dunnellon on US 41, of fers a beautiful place to see the crystal c lear waters of the R ainbow Ri ver. Beautiful because it is the headsprings of that riv er. A wa lk through the park leads to a waterfall and scenic o verlooks of the Ra inbow Ri ver. Picnic tab les, s wimming and r entals of canoes or ka yaks are also of fered at the park. Those wishing to tube the Rainbow Riv er can choose to do so b y leav ing from the K.P Hole County Park or the campground of Rainbow Springs State Park. Those seeking a dif fer ent place fo r a walk, run or bike ride can look to the newly opened pav ed trail. Built by the state, local residents know ho w to access the trail of f Hwy 484 by tra veling do wn the bumpy dirt road know n as Bridge R oad till you reac h the parking lot. Another trail head is f ound going south on US 41 from Dunnellon, crossing ov er the Withlacoochee Ri ver bridge turning left on County Road 39 and a quick left into the parking lot. County Road 39 is also accessible via State Road 200 after you hav e crossed into Citrus County. The trail is appro ximately 2.5 miles long and takes you through old-Florida terr ain and to the Withlacoochee Ri ve r Land bridge for view s of the ri ver, stands of Cypr ess tree and an occasional alligator. It is part of the Cross Florida Gr eenwa y trail system. Additional ex ploring opportunities are f ound at the Blue Run P ark, located on the Rainbow Ri ver at the County Road 484 bridge Although the park has two trailhead parking ar eas, one at the bridge and the other of f San Jose Blvd parking can be limited because it is an access to the Rainbow Riv er for tubers and paddlers. Th ree walking trails Blue Run, P ond Tr ail and Sandhill Loop show off the diff erent comm unities of f lora and fauna in the park. The Blue Run Tr ail follow s along the Rainbow Ri ver. Dunnellons two riv ers also inc lude the Withlacoochee Ri ver wh ich also off ers gr eat fishing and the opportunity to land a larg e-mouth bass. Br eam and specks are also plentiful in the ri ver. Easiest access to the Withlacoochee Riv er fo r boaters and paddlers is at Florida Fish and Wildlife maintained boat dock next to Dunnellon City Hall. A trip to Dunnellon would not be complete without enjoying one of the many r estaurants in to wn or a visit to some of the shops Dunnellon has many historic homes to see dating back to the early 1900s. Man y of the homes hav e become small shops off ering a variety of items from antiques to yarns. The first Saturda y of e ver y month vendors line the streets in Dunnellons Historic District, west Pennsylvania Av enue off ering anything from collectibles to plants, hone y to tomatoes and jewelr y to paintings. Pose for a picture with the Blue Brothers statue, man y visitors do, at the corner of Pennsylvania A ven ue and Cedar Street. The Dunnellon Chamber of Commer ce org aniz es two festiv als each y ear Boomtown Da ys in April and Jazz Up Dunnellon in October. Mark your calendars f or Saturda y, Oct 11 and come enjoy m usic on the streets from 5 to 9 p .m. Make time to visit Dunnellon soon-you will be glad you did. V isit Dunnellon

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G21 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G8September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Quality, service & price-is the bottom line At Castle Carpets & Interiors their commitment is to customer satisfaction. They do this by educating their customers on all the products they have to offer and showing them their options so customers can make the best choice for them. Expertise for problem areas in ones home and suggestions that would make your home easier to take care of are offered. Their goal is to help find the best solution for your home within your budget. Ultimately, their experience & expertise work toward the goal that you will be as happy with your choices in the future as you are on the day of installation. Castle carries a complete line of flooring including carpet, hardwood, laminate, vinyl tile, ceramic & sheet vinyl they carry quality manufacturers that stand behind their products such as Shaw, Armstrong, Mannington and many more. Their newest addition to their flooring lines is the complete line of HGTV flooring which has all the latest styles and colors. In addition to flooring, Castle Carpets carries a full line of shutters and blinds from Hunter Douglas, Timber blinds, Mirasol and more. Delighted customers have been recommending them to their neighbors for over 23 years Once the customer has chosen what they want, the service segment kicks in. Evan or Bob come to your home (or of fice) for professional measurements. At the same time they are looking to determine the amount of time needed to ensure a well-done installation. This gives you one more opportunity to discuss any concerns you might have with a specific area in your home. After the customer has approved the estimate then they can schedule the installation. They handle all scheduling and warranty on their installation. (Beware of stores that hand customer s a business card to set up their own installation & therefore relinquish themselves from any responsibility for installation.) W orking with the family of Castle Carpet & Interiors means you are getting the BEST service, quality products at a competitive price with professional installation. W ord of mouth recommendations from their satisfied customers has been the key to their success for over 23 years. Castle Carpets & Interiors is located at 6715 SW Highway 200 you cant miss the building it is an old English Tudor style building that looks like a castle. Come in to Castle Carpets and let them show you the dif ference! Family Owned & Operated Since 1991 PAID ADVERTISEMENT 000JAIQ Castle Carpets & Interiors 6715 SW Hwy. 200 Ocala, Florida, 34476 (located 5 mi. West of I-75) (352) 854-3939 Serving Ocala Since 1991 8602 SW Hwy. 200, Suites A&B, Ocala(Next to Big Lots and Quest Diagnostics on SR 200)www.ocalapharmacy .com Open Monday-Friday 9-6 & Saturday 9-1Accepting All Insurance Plans Including Medicare & Medicaid352-509-7890Your neighbors saved money on their prescription drugsI like the personalized atmosphere and the hassle-free service. The pharmacist Bobby is truly exceptional. When I knew he opened a location here, I transferred my prescriptions immediately! Jackie P. Its simple to transfer your prescription! Just call or bring in your prescription bottle(s); WELL DO THE REST! MEDICAL SUPPL Y Generic 3 month supplyWal-Mart*CVS*Publix*Walgreens*Ocala without insurancePharmacyLosar tan 50mg #90(G eneric Co zaar for blood pr essure)$107.78$152.99 $132.95$152.89Simv astatin 40mg #90(G eneric Zocor ) $53.88$179.99 $33.95$62.97At orv astatin 40mg #90(G eneric Lipitor )$206.62$422.49 $200.95$428.89Tamsulosin 0.4mg #90(G eneric FLOM AX )$138.78$253.99 $248.95$284.89$20 $20 $39 $39 $20 $20 $73.78$152.99 $24.95$125.89 $68.68$199.99 $30.95$151.79Amlodipine 10mg #90(G eneric NORV ASC )Omepraz ole 20mg #90(G eneric Pr ilosec for st omach/reflex)) Viagr a at $8/doseCall f or details PAID ADVERTISEMENTPersonalized service promised by pharmacistLower prescription pricesResidents around the State Road 200 area have had the opportunity to purchase prescription drugs from a neighborhood pharmacy for the last two years. Bobby Patel opened Ocala Pharmacy to provide service the old-fashioned way. Doing business Bobbys way means it was no longer necessary to stand in line to hand your prescription slip off to a technician or clerk. No longer did you have to walk through a crowded parking lot and to the back of a larger store dodging displays of lawn chairs, garden hoses, bags of charcoal and beach towels to get to the prescription counter. Ocala Pharmacy offers convenient parking right in front of the store meaning you have to walk only about 30 steps to get to the prescription counter where the pharmacist greets you himself. Bobby prides himself on knowing his customer and their medical history so that he can give the best service. As a small independent pharmacy, his drug store only sells prescriptions, medical supplies and over-thecounter medications. Best of all he can probably save you money on your prescription drugs even more than Canadian or Mexican drug companies do. For retirees that have fallen into the doughnut hole forcing you to pay higher co-pays the savings could even be greater. Rest assured the prescription drugs you buy through Ocala Pharmacy are firstquality generic and brand name drugs from reputable pharmaceutical companies. Almost all insurance plans are accepted and if a problem comes up with the insurance company, Bobby goes to work to solve it. He is committed to making it easier for you to get your prescriptions when you need them without making a second trip back to the store at a lower price. Making everything easier for the customer is Bobbys goal. Thats the difference between us and them and the promise that we build our business and reputation on your convenience, he said. He invites those not yet buying their prescription drugs from Ocala Pharmacy to bring in their prescriptions drug bottles so that he can look them over and create a custom plan for you. His plans will meet all of your needs, save you money and be a far more convenient and pleasant experience for you in getting those life dependent prescriptions than using a big box drug store. Bobby can help with re-ordering your prescriptions so you never have to wait for out-of-stock drugs. There is even free delivery if that makes life easier for you. Yes there a couple of chairs in Ocala Pharmacy. They are not lawn chairs. They are not for sale. They are comfortable lounge chairs so you can relax a few minutes while Bobby takes care of your prescription needs personally. Bobby invites those not yet buying their prescription drugs from Ocala Pharmacy to bring in their prescriptions drug bottles so that he can look them over and create a custom plan for you.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G7 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G22September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS In 1973, Alfonso Arevalo opened Als TV after leaving Motorola where he learned his electronics trade. Als TV quickly became the local television repair shop where Dunnellon residents could get their electronics serviced. It was not long before Gladys; Alfonsos daughter was needed to manage the store and her daughter Patricia joined the team as an antenna instal lation tech. Andy, who had moved to Orlando and was a successful res taurant manager, was lured back by his dad in 2000. He then took over Als TV and PCs n Parts ensuring that Dunnellon residents would have local options for all of their technology needs. Fast forward to 2014, Als TV Antenna and Satellite now has a team of three. Linda Barrow manages the store with amaz ing ease, Chris Brown is the Installation Tech who will go beyond to ensure your equipment is set-up and working properly, and Andy keeps everything running smoothly. PCs n Parts has been sold to Andy Mathew, who is a wizard with computers and can help you with everything from a virus check to a full networking system and equip ment purchase. Als TV is also one of Floridas Dish Network Retailers and has a full showroom that showcases all of the amazing new features that Dish has to offer. You can check out the whole house H D DVR systems, the Hopper, or build your own custom ized package. Dishs DVR sys tem will let you record up to six live programs at once and watch television from anywhere in your house, on your tab let, or cell phones. The Hopper has made travel so much easier mak ing it easy to enter tain families in the car. Als TV has many additional services such as Ring Central an internet based phone system or security camera packages they sell and service. Visit Andy, Linda or Chris at Als TV Antenna and Satellite at the Old Triangle Building, 11928 N Williams Street, Dunnellon near the intersection of US HWY 41 and HWY 484 (Pennsylvania Ave). They are open Monday Friday 9 am 5 pm and on Saturday from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Their store can be reached at (352) 489-5676 or www.alstvdish.com 000J9XT 1 1928 N. Williams Str eet, Dunnellon, FL 34432 Phone: 352.489.567 6 www.AlsT vDish.com Als TV ANTENNA & SATELLITE Als TV Als TV ANTENNA & SATELLITE ANTENNA & SATELLITE Call or visit us for friendly, local service and BIG savings! Family-owned business offers latest tech offerings Do you drive by that Triangle Building and wonder what is in there? In 1904, this historic building originated as a bank but has since been transformed into the mecca of technology business in Dunnellon. Its ground floor houses two of the most forward thinking technology driven businesses around. PAID ADVERTISEMENT Visit Andy, Linda or Chris at Als TV Antenna and Satellite at the Old Triangle Building, 11928 N Williams Street, Dunnellon near the intersection of US HWY 41 and HWY 484 (Pennsylvania Ave). 000J9NJ Cruising 101 Seminar October 2, 2014 10:00am to 12pm Location: Angie Lewis State Farm Building at 416 E. Ft. King St. in the Historic District of Ocala. Learn the ins & outs of Cruise Line pricing, marketing & offers, when & where to buy your next cruise & how to maximize your savings & amenities. RSVP required by 9/29/14 at 352-732-7849 DIRECTIONS LUXURY TRAVEL, LLC Sheri Mruz @ 352-732-7849 FL Seller of Travel Ref. No. ST36781 PAID ADVERTISEMENT OCEAN CRUISES BOOK NOW FOR 2015 Free On-Board Credit on all sailings of 7 nights or longer. In addition to any available cruise line amenities. RIVER CRUISES Europe, Asia & USA Escorted Vacations Luxury Rail Safaris SAVE A SEAT Meet Sheri Mruz Dreams of vacations on scenic European, Asian or US riv ers, tra veling the w aters of the Mediterr anean or coastal South America or going on safari become reality with the help of Sheri Mruz. Sheri arr anges hot air balloon trips in Europe, e xpeditions to the Arctic, Antar ctica, Galapag os, fully immersiv e trips in Haw aii and Alaska, hiking the Inca Tr ail and go rilla trekking in Ug anda if those types of ad ventures scream v acation fo r you. As the ow ner of Directions Luxur y Tr av el, Sheri takes the stress of tra veling a wa y by carefully planning eac h step of the w ay to the delight of her c lients time after time. So m uc h so the vast majority of her b usiness is r epeat customers and referr als from those that hav e ex perienced her ex pertly planned and serv iced vacations of a lifetime Sheris personab le, caring personality has coupled clients with incredib le cruise and vacation packag es since 2007 and her tra vel industr y ex perience dates back to 1999. She has access to a wide variety of tr av el products and ve ndors, many out of the or dinary, so she can arr ange cruises f or the most discriminating clients or the budg et conscious. Cruises ar e not all that she off ers. With her personalized approac h for each c lient, she can arr ange a land tour, find a c hateau in the Swiss Alps, a villa in Italy a perfect all-inclusi ve resort f or a special anniv ersary or sugg est an ex pedition or cruise just right for each c lient. While many people might turn Pointing travelers in the right direction Agent can offer many perks to searc hing the Internet f or what they hope is a dream v acation with the thought they will sav e mone y, Sheri says that ma y not be the case. Simply put, those sear ching on-line are quite limited in their resources f or the best deals. Sheri has an ex tensiv e and farreaching data base to searc h f or the best trips and ve ndors. Her connections and the company she contracts with A vo ya Tr av el, part of the American Express T ra vel network means she can off er packag es with very competitiv e pricing because of their purc hasing power The client can take ad va ntag e of an y perks that Av oy a Tr av el, American Express and e ven Sheri may be of fering on top of an y special off ers and amenities from the vendors. I w ant m y clients to feel appreciated, and the y do! she said. In addition, working with a tra vel ag ent means you hav e an adv ocate to turn to if something g oes wrong. She recently spent the day on the phone helping a client get some out-ofpocket e xpenses back because of a missed f light issue. Next week, Sheri is of fering an educational seminar on the ins and outs of planning a cruise v acation. Besides off ering valuab le info on how to maximiz e your saving and amenities, the seminar of fers the opportunity to meet her without any commitment. Th eres no sale pitc h. Th is is just very helpful infor mation for cruise consumers to hav e. T his is very similar to a presentation that I would make f or a Rotar y Club or a Womens Club, she e xplained. Reserv e your seat at the seminar by calling, 352-732-7849. Sheri Mruz Owner C RU IS ES C RU IS ES CRUISES

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G23 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G6September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000JAJ8NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORSCanopy Oaks Publix Shopping Center (in front of OTOW)8075 SW Highway 200 #126 OcalaPhone: 352-237-8539 352-237-8549 Fax: 352-237-8554NEW HOURSSunday 7am-3pm, Mon.-Tues.-Wed. 7am-4:30pm, Thur.-Fri.-Sat 7am-7:45pm BREAKFAST UNTIL 12:00 PM served your way Add Bagel with Cream Cheese $1.00. Add Bacon $1.00. (Veggies or Cheese) Add Bagel with Cream Cheese $1.00. Add Bacon $1.00. Add Bacon $1.00. LUNCH SERVED ALL DAY DINNER MENU TRY OUR HOMEMADE BAGELS ONLY $9.99 FOR BAKERS DOZ. Served on rye, white, whole wheat bread Tuna, chicken, egg, turkey or ham With any Corned Beef, Pastrami, Rueben or Rachael Sandwich with Sauerkraut & Coney Island Knish Lettuce, Tomato Served with soup or salad and two sides Meat Loaf, Chopped Steak, Liver & Onions, Knocks & Beans, Corner Beef & Cabbage or Any Omelet Dinner Dinner Menu and Lunch for Dinner available after 3:00 P.M.ANY BEER OR GLASS OF WINEwith any dinner orderPAID ADVERTISEMENTMarion County has its own real-deal New York style deli thanks to Frank Maressa. Hes the owner of Delancey Street Deli & Bagel where they make their own bagels and rye bread in their kitchen at the Canopy Oaks Plaza, 8075 SW Hwy. 200, Suite 206. Open for breakfast and lunch everyday, and dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday, customers will find their favorite sandwiches, with special emphasis on Kosherstyle foods. Menu items include mile-high corned beef or pastrami sandwiches, Ruebens and Rachels, bagels and cream cheese, smoked fish, Nova cream cheese, Lox, baked salmon and the list goes on just as if you were back in New York City. Although a new place on the State Road 200 corridor, Frank comes to the area with 45 years experience in the food industry. He understands the importance of providing quality food consistently. My wife, Arlene, and I are passionate about our food, he said. Helping them stay passionate about their food, and consistency, is Chef Clarel whos worked with them for 20 years. Having a food passion means the Maressas and Clarel are using Hellmanns Real Mayonnaise, buying only Hebrew National brand hot dogs, salami and tongue. Bagels, baked fresh daily, are a popular choice at the deli. Along with the bagel comes a variety of cream cheeses from low fat, to Walnut Cream, to Nova spread. Breakfast means eggs cooked your way from two eggs scrambled to eggs Florentine basted with mushrooms, spinach and Hollandaise sauce. Eggs, sandwiches, smoked fish platters, cheese sandwiches and omelets are options too. There are specials from the griddle too Matza Brie with onions, Almond French Toast and six varieties of pancakes. Do not worry. You will have plenty of time to decide whats for breakfast because it is served from 7 a.m. to noon. Lunch brings many more favorites with a healthy-side menu, burgers and dogs, a variety of salads, and those mile-high and triple decker sandwiches. Salads tuna, chicken, egg and chopped liver are made fresh daily. Then there are soups. Matzo Ball and Chicken Noodle soups are favorites. In the fall and winter months, other soups are made fresh daily and Frank promises that they are all excellent. Delancey Street homemade dinner brings many other options to the table. Specialties include homemade stuffed cabbage, brisket dinner or chicken potpie. Often times there are some two for $24 specials that includes your entre, soup or salad, a potato dish or Kasha Varnishkas and the vegetable of the day. Lunch and dinner are served from noon on with the deli open until 7:45 p.m. Thursday thru Saturday. Your favorite beverage is also available including beer and wine. You may want to leave a little room for dessert too. Menu items include giant black and white cookies, New York style cheesecakes, carrot cake, other cakes and pies. The extensive menu means that you are bound to find many reasons to keep going back to Delancey Street Deli & Bagel. It should be noted that the menu even includes grits. In New York grits were on the menu too but he sold more oatmeal up there. Here, he sells more grits than oatmeal. Catering for small parties or large group is another option offered by Frank. Make a point to visit Delancey Street Deli and Bagel soon. Your stomach will say thank you and you will find that Frank and crew know how to serve up Southern hospitality and make you feel right at home. Serving up breakfast to noon, and lunch everydayLater hours Thursday Saturday Bagels, baked fresh daily, are a popular choice at the deli. BIG SUN REALTY www.bigsunrealty.comsee our website for virtual tours 7454 SW SR 200 OCALA, FLORIDA 34476 1-800-229-2943 ~ Toll-Free, (352) 237-4343 LOCATED ACROSS FROM HWY. 200 LOWES000JAJQ EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED OPEN HOUSE 8676-C SW 95TH LN.For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open HousesSPACIOUS 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa with 2 car garage. Features a large family room with hardwood flooring, tile floor in kitchen with island and new countertops, screened in rear porch, HVAC replaced 2011. MLS#408379/BH/LAN .... $44,500CHARMING HOME w/all the bells & whistles! Tiled foyer welcomes you to the vaulted great rm. & further into the FL rm. in rear w/views of the incredible landscaping. Huge exp. eat-in kit. w/Corian countertops, beautiful back splash, custom oak wood cabs. and newer appls. Beautiful vaulted roof & vinyl & screened enclosed lanai off of the FL rm. brings the outdoors in. The master also has been expanded w/ rm. for desk & seating area & the en suite BA has dbl. marble vanity & huge shower. Brand new A/C unit, inside laundry, custom paint throughout, lush maintained lawn. Furniture is awesome & negotiable MLS#410962/MS/OST ........................................ $122,000LIKE NEW 3/2/2 in Candler Hills. Many upgrades and in great location. All appliances will come with home. MLS#405703/JM/WIL .......... $183,000LOVELY HOME in one of the most sought after 55+ communities in Ocala. Featuring: 2/2/2 w/study/den, Inside laundry, eat-in kitchen, corian countertops, Oak wood cabinets. Wood flooring throughout except bedrooms. Extended vinyl enclosed lanai w/ tile flooring overlooking golf course, Master has Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower & double vanities. And so much more. MLS#409965/BH/SUN ....................... $159,900ENJOY THE SUMMERGLEN LIFESTYLE while living in this absolutely picture perfect home. Extensive landscaping welcomes you to the home. Upon entering into the Foyer you will see the open and spaciousness which offers, 2/2/2, den, great room, dining room, lovely kitchen w/snack bar, inside laundry room, screened lanai overlooking semi private back yard, granite, crown molding throughout, Awesome Brazilian hardwood floors, Theres simply too much to mention... Lots of upgrades.... MLS#410860/BH/MIN ........................................ $239,900LOOKING FOR A LARGE HOME?? Large great room, vaulted ceilings, 3/2/2, fenced back yard. MLS#406259/MB/LAP .. $119,900CHARMING COTTAGE 2/2/2 master bedroom with walk-in closet and additional vanity. Bright eat-in kitchen with glass block accents. Inside laundry, work bench in large garage, water softener conveys. 1 year home warranty and $2,000 flooring allowance. Lush lawn is maintained by HOA. MLS#411939/MS/KEI ..................... $87,000BEAUTIFUL END UNIT on serene tree-lined street in highly rated 55+ community. 2 large bedrooms (split plan) & 2 bathrooms, huge living-dining room combo, large kitchen, family room, lanai combo, great study-den for office and storage, huge 2 car garage for cars and storage. Great retirement home for relaxing with ample storage space. MLS#412672/BA/MALL ..... .................. $89,500 Proud To Be Your Neighborhood Realtor OPEN HOUSE 8625 SW 60 CIRCLEFor more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses8676-C SW 95TH LN. DIRECTIONS: SW Hwy. 200 TO OTOW main ent., T/R 85th Terr., T/L 95th Ln.. to home on LT. OPEN SUNDAY1:00-3:00 PM ON TOP OF THE WORLD11071 SW 73RD CT.DIRECTIONS: Oak Run Main Gate, to Left into the Fountains, Right on 111th Lane, Left on 73rd Ct., to Home on Right. OPEN HOUSE 11071 SW 73RD CT.For more information, go to www.bigsunrealty.com, click on Open Houses OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM OAK RUN8625 SW 60 CIRCLEDIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 200, turn into Marion Landing Main Ent., T/L 85th St., T/R 61st Cir., to home on LTCALLING ALL BOWLERS!! This 55+ community offers its own bowling alley!! Mr & Mrs clean live here! Lovely well maintained home. Some features include: Split bedroom plan, Master suite w/large walk-in closet, galley kitchen w/ breakfast nook, w/door leading to screened in lanai overlooking private backyard. 3rd bedroom could be used as an office/study den & houses inside closeted laundry area. Din. rm. area extends into liv. rm. New HVAC & hot water tank. Lots more. MLS#407935/BH/LOP .............................. $107,900 OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-3:00 PM MARION LANDING CANDLER HILLS OAK RUN ON TOP OF THE WORLD OAK RUN SUMMERGLEN ON TOP OF THE WORLD PENDINGPAID ADVERTISEMENTPutting up SOLD signs for 31 yearsSmall but highly successful When you are working with ERA Big Sun Realty, you have expertise in retirement communities at your service. That expertise comes not only from 31 years serving the communities along State Road 200 but also the training that each associate goes through before they help their first customer. First, agents are hand-selectedso only those best-suited for the ERA program and with personalities that will bode well with other family members are selected to join the team. Then the training begins training that includes the ins and outs of the Ocala retirement communities market, what each community has to offer and the different rules associated with the many homeowners organizations. In addition, Big Sun agents learn how to work with the ERA referral network that links the info about your home with 2,300 ERA offices and 31,000 sales associates. Those sales associates work together in 46 states and 33 countries for their customers bringing buyers and sellers together. Ocalas Big Sun Realty has earned recognition many times in the ERA network of offices. It has been constantly rated in the top 10 percent of all ERA offices around the world. Those listing their homes with the ERA Big Sun Realty family know their listings will be advertised on ERA.com, Zillow, Trulia, Yahoo Real Estate, Google and closer to home at bigsunrealty.com. National advertising on television, radio and magazines brings name-brand awareness to the ERA network making it a popular choice for buyers to turn to in searching for their dream home. Your home goes on Virtual Tour, also, at no cost to you. If the marketing of your home locally and nationally doesnt bring a buyer for your home all is not for naught. There is an ERA Sellers Security Plan Guarantee to fall back on. Simply put, if they dont sell your house, ERA will buy it. No other real estate company can give you this guarantee certain conditions do apply. For potential buyers needing help with a mortgage, the ERA Mortgage side of the business can make that dream home become reality. Even after the buyer and seller have signed the contracts and the home is SOLD, ERA is still on the job because the real estate company offers a Home Protection Plan to sellers and buyers. Agents at Big Sun Realty dont just rely on the wonderful network offered by ERA but are out there working seven days a week, 24 hours a day to bring buyers and sellers together. They pride themselves on being Always There For You. They know it is a privilege to be entrusted with helping buyers and sellers with one of the largest investments they make in their lives. They like the feeling of walking away from the closing table leaving the buyers and sellers shaking hands and hugging each other. Ocalas Big Sun Realty has earned recognition many times in the ERA network of offices. It has been constantly rated in the top 10 percent of all ERA offices around the world.

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G5 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G24September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Saturday, October 4, 2014 VIP Preview 5-6pm Event 6-9pmShop Til You Drop Cocktails Hors doeuvres Massage Jewelry Clothing Cosmetics & More! Over $3500 in Door Prizes *Limited Availability. Taxes not included. *Fo r tick ets only go to the Chronicle site listed below .Vip $55 advance only$149 General Admission $25 advance $30 at the door Get Your Tickets Now!Call 800-6 32-6 26 2to reserve your room www.PlantationOnCrystalRiver.com A weekend to get away, have fun and be treated like a Diva! 9301 Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 1 Night Stay & 2 General Admission Diva Tickets 000JCCDSponsored by www.chronicleonlin e.com/divanight AA Western Wear Abitare Salon & Day Spa Alpaca Magic Arbonne Susan Reynolds Body Transformations Citrus County Jazzercise Color Me Wicked Complete Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Connollys Sod & Nursery Connors Gifts Crazy On Outdoors Dental Cosmetic Dr Santa Cruz Eclectic Ends Salon Everyones Massage Florida Department of Health Citrus County Frame Design The Garden Shed Georgieos Hair Designs Gold Rush Heart of the Garden Inverness Yoga It Works Wraps Jafra Cosmetics Jenuine Designs John Meyers Locks/ Mamas Kuntry Kafe Juice Plus Karma Resale Shoppe La Te Da Boutique M Hair Studio and the Spa at M Mez Mer Eyes Mosaic Tile Oragami Owl Rodan & Field Skin Care Silipada Tracy Specialty Gems Suncoast Eye Center Suncoast Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center The Honey Hole The New Image Med Spa Thirty One by Valorie, Donna & Geraldine Timberlane Chiropractic Sisto Plastic Surgery Towne and Country All Wood Furniture Waverley Florist Whalen Jewelers Wine Shop III Zebra Candles Zen Zone Will Construction Zibye Weight 50+ v endors Crystal Automotive Citrus Pest Management Gardner Audiology HPH Hospice Suncoast Plumbing & Electric Rock Solid Creations Vendors 000JAO6 Saber Healthcare providing care for our elderly Twenty-four-hour care in a safe and secure environment becomes critical when the one needing such care is our mother, father or a favorite aunt. Through a tradition of caring and innovation for the future, Saber Health Care works toward the goal of being the best there is in the field of assisted living and memory care for seniors. In Marion County, three such facilities work under the Saber mission the Harbor House of Ocala near State Road 200 in Dunnellon, the Haven House at Ocala on County Road 484 and The Harmony House of Ocala on Southwest 60th Avenue. In business for more than 13 years, Saber has owned these three facilities for nearly two years. Becoming the best in a field means you must hold values of excellence to the highest achievable level. The Saber Healthcare Group does that by ensuring the care they offer others is the same care they would expect for themselves. This means that each resident and their family are treated with the greatest respect and with the utmost dignity to enhance their quality of life. It means staff is a group of caring professionals wanting only the best for their residents. Those efforts from the staff dont go unnoticed. A family member of a resident observed: I am very thankful to the entire staff at Haven House at Ocala. Each and every staff member provides an excellent qual ity of care for my family member. They are genuinely concerned about every resident and show kindness, compassion and dignity to all. I could not have found a better facility, said Deborah Beckmeyer. Besides offering an assisted living facility for seniors, two of the facilities have memory care units for residents with cognitive issues. The Harmony House and The Haven House both offer a secure facility for those with mem ory impairment. Programs are spe cially designed to stimulate the minds of those with cognitive issues, with staff taking pride in caring for those who can no longer care for them selves. Toni Lynn Ferris Miller, executive director at Harmony House, said that their staff has many activities going on to keep the minds and bodies of residents as active as possible. From casual walks in the courtyard, to games of bingo and ball tosses, each resident is treated as an individual, Ferris-Miller explained. You become their friend, their spouse, their child or their caregiver, depending on where their mind is that day, that hour,she said. An important program offered at Harmony House is the Day Care Services. Families seeking a break from their caregiver duties can arrange to leave their loved one for a couple of hours, all day or a night or two and knowing they are safe and well cared for in their absence. At each location, staff members know that each resident is unique, so the daily care of each indi vidual takes into consideration the personal interests, background and needs of each resident before planning their daily activities. Im very happy with Haven House. The staff is very conscientious. They go out of their way and have a personal interest in the resident. I feel comfortable coming to the facility anytime of the day. Before mom came, we investigated (other facilities) and Haven House had the best personality. The activity director is phe nomenal. She takes her time with each resident. Overall, Im very satisfied with the care my mother receives at Haven House,said Sarah Ryan. Although each facility works to do what is best for the resident and their families, each facility is different. Ann Marie Malave, executive direc tor of the Harbor House, points to the different creative floor plans residents moving into the facility can choose from, as being unique to her location. The facility offers large private rooms, smaller private rooms, ministudios, or semi-private rooms and is conveniently located to both Marion and Citrus counties. A country store and a chapel are also inside the facility. The chapel has even been used for weddings. Malave and her husband were married at the chapel. Last week a residents son was married in the chapel so that his mother could attend the wed ding. Its so important to keep our resi dents connected with the families so we accommodate everything that we can even family weddings so mom can be there,said. Malave was quick to brag about some recent fund-raising activities at Harbor House where they raised close to $500 for the humane society. Learn more about the healthcare group and the care they can provide your loved one by visiting one of their facilities today. Saber Healthcare Group started in 2001 with the purchase of two skilled nursing facilities in Ohio. Operating under the vision of providing respectful, compassionate, high quality care, it now operates 72 facilities in six states. Here at Saber Healthcare we stimulate minds. PAID ADVERTISEMENT HAVEN HOUSE HARBOR HOUSE HARMONY HOUSE

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G25 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G4September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000JARG Gerry Mulligan John Murphy Publisher Regional Sales Manager Michel Northsea Megan Carella Contributor Contributor Citrus Publishing, Inc. 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, Florida 34429 000JARB Nu-Tech Hearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service Masters of Citrus County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Delancey Street Deli and Bagels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Als TV and Satellite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Castle Carpets and Interiors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Solar Lights & More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Central Coating, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Providence Independence at Wildwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Pacifica Senior Living . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Edwards Jones Financial Justin Yancey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Decorative Designs Whole Home Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Renaissance Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Ocala Pharmacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Directions Luxury Travel, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 ERA Big Sun Realty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Brentwood at Fore Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Laura Kane Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Saber Healthcare Haven and Harmony House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Index Advertiser Page Number We are here to help, specializing in memory care. Call Janet Soto at 352-401-4012 to schedule your personal tour today. Worried That Mom Cant Remember? ASSISTED LIVING The Harbor House at Ocala #AL8142 12080 SW. Hwy 484, Dunnellon, FL 34432 352-489-9698 The Haven House at Ocala #AL Lic. #5828 12980 SW Hwy. 480, Dunnellon, FL 34432 352-465-0300 The Harmony House at Ocala #AL Lic. #7687 5762 SW 60th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-4544 000JAOA 000JAO5 PAID ADVERTISEMENT When visiting Brentwood, people are often impressed with the family-like atmosphere as they view our community. Our staff takes pride in knowing each and every resident by name. The dining room staff knows each persons die tary needs, likes and dislikes. The activities staff tailors the daily calendar around resi dents interests. When you come to live here were going to do what ever it takes to make you comfortable, because this is your home. We become part of your family, said Lisa Mosley, Brentwoods market ing director. Brentwood at Fore Ranch caters to each residents needs in a beautiful, upscale but comfortable set ting. Brentwood offers assisted living, mem ory care, diabetic care and respite care. As a licensed Extended Congregate Care facility, The new standard of excellence in senior living Brentwood at Fore Ranch Brentwood can provide the extra services some residents require. This means that resi dents who use oxygen, are diabetic or have other medical needs can stay, and age, in place at Brentwood. Along with spacious studio, oneand two-bedroom apart ments, Brentwood offers among its many amenities an exercise room, a billiards parlor and a full service salon. Residents enjoy three delicious meals a day in the gracious, restaurant-style dining room. Theres even a private dining room for family meals and spe cial occasions. Residents can even bring their furry or feathered friends with them to their new home. We have dogs, cats, and even a cockatiel living here,said Mosley. Often people need to move into an assisted living environment because its no longer safe for them to live alone. But they dont want to leave their beloved pet. At Brentwood, they can just bring their animal family along! Brentwoods Serenity Suitememory care unit is designed specifically for residents with Alzheimers and dementia. The fully secure unit is staffed by highly trained memory specialists. In fact, every member of the memory care staff, from nursing to activities to housekeeping, receives training from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Through an activity-based program of art, music, horticul ture and pet therapy, Brentwood at Fore Ranch provides memory care residents daily oppor tunities to engage in activities that have mean ing and to create a positive experience while providing light exercise and stimulation. We are so grateful that our parents are there at Brentwood and they have someone as devoted and compassionate as you are. A New Standard of Excellence Assisted Living Memory Care with NCCDP trained staff Independent Living Restaurant Style Dining Resort Style Amenities Fully Equipped Therapy Gym WiFi access throughout the community Extended Congregate Care Services Available Full Calendar of Exciting Activities 4511 SW 48th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474 352-304-6433

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G3 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G26September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS Marion County Marion County We Have You Covered! Local HappeningsRiverland NewsServing Dunnellon, Rainbow Springs and The Surrounding Areas. West Marion MessangerServing the west side of Ocala between SR 200 and Hwy 27. South Marion CitizenServing SR 200 Communites in southwest Marion County. Call Today for Advertising 352-489-2731 000IWKE 24/7/365 EMERGENCY SERVICE Fire & Water Damage Recommended by Insurance Industry Resident & Commercial Smoke, Odor, Soot Removal Quick Response Time Water Removal Mold Remediation Paid Advertisement ServiceMaster Restore of Crystal River has been in business in Citrus County since 1989. Owned by Benje Thomas, the company provides a wide range of services, including mold remediation, repairing damage from natural disasters, regular carpet and upholstery cleaning, and tile and grout cleaning. We provide everything from carpet, flooring and upholstery cleaning to general cleaning in homes, spring cleaning, all the way through fire and water damage to your home, says Benje Thomas. We have eight vehicles to take care of any customer needs. Benje started out in the construction industry, but by 1998 he was looking for a change. I knew a friend who was selling the franchise, he says, and so I bought it from him, and here we are. In 2004, the company moved to its current location on Highway 19 in downtown Crystal River. The business was active in Crystal River in 1993, when the destructive No-Name Storm caused considerable flooding and damage. By the time the hurricanes came in 2004, Benje owned the company, and remembers helping local homeowners recover. The company deals with water damage to property and structures, as well as wind damage and fire damage. ServiceMaster Restore prides itself on being able to meet any customer needs. For us, no is not an option. Were here to serve people, to take care of them, says Benje. If its something we cant do ourselves, well help them find someone who can do it. The companys range of regional professional contacts allows them to help their customers find the best way to solve their problem. ServiceMaster Restore of Crystal River also deals with mold. Mold can be serious, and cause severe damage to a home. It can easily grow after a home is damaged by water. There are different varieties as well. It affects people in different ways, says Benje, and it does affect people. Youve got to be careful with the respiratory system, open cuts, things like that. It requires our guys to wear a certain level of protection when Got a disaster? Call ServiceMaster Restore working to remove the mold. ServiceMaster Restore is more than capable of dealing with potentially hazardous mold safely. Were a certified mold remediator, Benje says. If somebody sees mold in their house, we can remediate it. Sometimes it requires testing. It also requires specialized equipment to safely remove, which ServiceMaster Restore is proud to offer its clients. You cant just spray it with bleach or vacuum it away, says Benje. It involves equipment, sometimes removal of affected building materials. When he got into the business, Benje knew it wasnt going to be a typical nine-to-five job because, when disaster strikes, ServiceMaster Restore can be there whenever you need them. We have someone on call 24/7, 365 days of the year, Benje says. Their convenient downtown Crystal River location, on Highway 19 near the intersection of 19 and SR 44, allows them to easily travel to any corner of Citrus, Marion, and Hernando countiesthey serve all three. ServiceMaster Restore of Crystal River is also a certified Florida State Contractor, meaning they are licensed to do construction work in the entire state of Florida. They are qualified to perform all stages of disaster cleanup, from initial removal of debris and damaged materials to final reconstruction. They have years of experience working with insurance companies as well, which can facilitate faster action to repair damage and get life back to normal for their clients. ServiceMaster Restore of Crystal River is located at 275 NE Highway 19 (near CVS). They can be contacted by phone in Citrus County at (352) 794-0270; in Marion at (352) 401-1966; and in Hernando at (352) 684-0131. Anyone with questions about their business and services is welcome to call, or to email Benje Thomas at benje@smcflorida.com. Their web site, at www.smcflorida.com, also provides information about services the company offers. Their offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 to 5, but ServiceMaster offers aroundthe-clock customer service in case of emergency. www.smcflorida.com Choose the right company. Your Carpet & Upholstery Specialists Carpet Protector Oriental Rugs Tile Floor Cleaning Spot Removal Truck Mount Extraction Pet Odor Removal Wood Floor Cleaning 201 4 2014 2014 201 4

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MARIONCOUNTY(FL)September 24-26, 2014 G27 PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS G2September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS 000J9PW SOT #36723 ************************************************************************* 352-840-0333 Email: Laura@LaurakaneTravel.com Check out all our trips at: www.LauraKaneTravel.com Call for our newsletter (352) 840-0333 Locally Owned Escorted trips by agent take away the headaches Trips fill quickly Imagine getting up and ready for a day trip youve paid for and you dont even know where you are going because it is a mystery. These mystery trips are so popular they are the first to sell-out among the many trips offered by Laura Kane Travel. Past mystery trips have included an insiders tour of the Daytona International Speedway, a visit to Farris & Fosters Chocolate Factory where eve ryone made his or her own chocolate and a tour of the Federal Reserve Bank in Jacksonville. The mystery trips always include lunch and two different elements, sometimes even three. In February, Laura will offer a two-day mystery trip that she knows, from experience, will sell out quickly. Another popular trip, offered twice monthly, is a three-night trip to Biloxi, Miss., escorted by Janet Stefan. Other than the Biloxi trip, Laura personally escorts her trips whether it is a cruise, a day trip, a multi-day trip or an international trip. With Laura along on the trip, her group can rest assured they will have a hassle-free enjoyable trip from start to finish. Her husband, Dennis, works behind the scenes at their home office managing the business. She recently returned from escorting a group on a 10-day trip of the national parks where they started in Coeur DAlene, ID and then visited Glacier, Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial ending in Deadwood, SD. Each year, Laura escorts four or five group cruises. She books early to secure low rates. When she advertises that cruise, the price she gives includes everything. Everything means the cruise itself, port charges, taxes, gratui ties on the ship, bus to the port from Ocala and an hour-long open bar cocktail party. A cruise planned for Alaska in 2015 is almost totally booked, only a few cabins are left. Theres a waiting list for Ireland and fall trip to Albuquerque for the Balloon Fiesta is half-filled already. As with all of Lauras trips, the price she advertises includes everything. When Laura plans a trip, she does not cut corners and only offers quality. The group doesnt eat at lousy restaurants or stay at one-star hotels. As an exam ple, on her day trips to Winter Park for a play, the lunch stop is the Cheesecake Factory, which is included in the price. It is always top of the line with my personal service on top, she said. Learn about upcoming trips offered by Laura Kane Travel by calling, 840-0333 and putting your name on her mailing list. Happy trails! 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NuT ech offers a comfortable environment where customers can get their hearing evalu ated and have hear ing technology explained and dem onstrated. Our mission is to provide our custom ers with the most advanced hearing aid technology at af fordable prices, said Owner Mark Silver All of our locations are staf fed by licensed Hearing Aid Specialists not salespeople. We want to offer our cus tomers the best options, not pressure them to get something they dont need. NuT ech provides free hearing tests and ear health checks. And if you cant get to them, dont worry A NuTech specialist will come to you. A lot of hearing aid companies wont do house calls, explained Silver But its important to us that our cus tomers get the best service. Sometimes that means going to their home. Its just another way to meet our customers needs. Modern hearing systems are highly developed mini computers that dis appear almost com pletely behind or inside the ear. 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Portraits SuccessProfiles in Community BusinessesMarion Countys of Advertising Supplement to G28September 24-26, 2014MARIONCOUNTY(FL) PORTRAITSOFSUCCESS We are here to help, specializing in memory care. Call Janet Soto at 352-401-4012 to schedule your personal tour today. At Saber Healthcare, personal interests are achieved and lasting friendships are formed. ASSISTED LIVING The Harbor House at Ocala #AL8142 12080 SW. Hwy 484, Dunnellon, FL 34432 352-489-9698 The Haven House at Ocala #AL Lic. #5828 12980 SW Hwy. 480, Dunnellon, FL 34432 352-465-0300 The Harmony House at Ocala #AL Lic. #7687 5762 SW 60th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474 352-237-4544 000JAJP ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF HEALTHCARE.