Title: Immokalee bulletin
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Title: Immokalee bulletin
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Language: English
Publisher: Independent Newspapers of Florida
Place of Publication: LaBelle FL
LaBelle, FL
Publication Date: July 15, 2010
Copyright Date: 2010
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Vol. 43 No. 27

A third horse, in less than a
month, has died after contracting
a Inosquito-borne illness, Eastern
Equine Encephalitis virus (EEE) in
Collier County.
"We are concerned about the
presence of this virus in our con-
Inunity. It has had a tragic outcome
for the owners of these horses and
we sympathize with their loss. Of
further concern is these deaths
alert us to the fact that our resi-
dents are also at risk of acquiring
EEE" informs Collier County Health
Department Director, Joan Colfer,
M.D., M.P.H.. The Centers for Dis-
ease Control & Prevention reports
all residents of and visitors to areas
where EEE activity has been identi-
fied are at ri k of nfe nion.ridb-
cause there had not been a horse
or human case of EEE in Collier

County for at least 24 years, ac-
cording to Dr. Frank Van Essen, Ex-
ecutive Director, Collier Mosquito
Control District.The disease has a
fatality rate of 75 to 95 percent in
With three horse deaths so early
in our mosquito season, it is irnper-
ative horse owners vaccine their
horses against EEE and because
there is no vaccine for humans, in-
dividuals need to be vigilant about
protecting themselves from being
bitten by a mosquito.
EEE causes severe illness in
humans and horses. Syrnptorns
in humans develop 3-10 days after
the bite of an infected mosquito
and begin with a sudden onset of
fever, general muscle pains, and
a headache of increasing severity.
See EEEV Pagfe 2

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The Florida Department of Agriculture is encouraging all horse
owners to make sure their horses are vaccinated against EEE.

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Any interested person may re-
view a copy of the policy by con-
tacting Herrninia Mendoza, 123 N.
4th Street, Irnrokalee, 239-867-
Household size and income
criteria will be used to determine
eligibility. An application cannot be
approved unless it contains con-
plete eligibility information. Once
approved, meal benefits are good
for an entire year. You need not no-
tiy he organization of changes in
income and household size.
Application forms are being sent
to all hornes with a letter to parents
or guardians. R> apply for Free or
Reduced-Price Meals, households
must complete the application and
return it to the school. Additional
copies are available at the princi-

pal's office in
each school.
The inforrna-
tion provided
on the appli-
cation will be
used for the
purpose of
eligibility and
rnay be verified at any time during
the school year. Applications may
bh s nmitted at any tine during
Households that receive SNAP
(Supplemental Nutrition Assis-
tance Program) or TANF (Tempo-
rary Assistance for Needy Families)
are required to list on the applica-
tion only the child's narne, SNAP/
TANF case number, and signature

of adult household nernber.
Foster children will receive ben-
efits (i.e., free, reduced-price, or
paid) based on the child's personal
income regardless of the income
of the household.
Households with children who
are considered migrants, homeless
or runaway should contact Debbie
Avelar at 239-867-3220.
For the purpose of determining
household size, deployed service
nernbers are considered a part
of the household. Families should
include the narnes of the deployed
service nernbers on their applica-
tion. Report only that portion of
the deployed service nernber's
income made available to then
or on their behalf to the family.
Additionally, a housing allowance

that is part of the Military Housing
Privatization Initiative is not to be
included as income.
All other households must pro-
vide the following information list-
ed on the application:
Rtal household income listed
by gross amount received, type of
income (e.g., wages, child support,
etc.) and how often the income is
received by each household nern-
*Nanes of all householdrnern-
bers check the "no income" box
if applicable; if household nern-
ber is a child, list school narne for
*Signature of an adult house-
hold nernber certifying that the
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Thursday, July 15, 2010

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information provided is correct; and
*Social security number of the adult
signing the application or the word "NONE"
for this household member if he or she does
not have a social security number.
If a household member becomes unem-
ployed or if the household size changes, the
school should be contacted. Children of par-
ents or guardians who become unemployed
should also contact the school.
Under the provisions of the Free and Re-
duced-Price meal policy Office Manager will
review applications and determine eligibil-
ity. If a parent or guardian is dissatisfied with
the ruling of the official, he or she may wish
to discuss the decision with the determining
official on an informal basis. If the parent
wishes to make a formal appeal, he or she
may make a request either orally or in writ-
ing to: Velma Adame, 402 W. Main Street,
Immokalee, 239-658-3560.
Unless indicated otherwise on the appli-
cation, the information on the Free and Re-
duced-Price Meal application may be used
by the school system in determining eligibil-
ity for other educational programs.
To determine annual income:
*If you receive the income every week,
multiply the total gross income by 52.
*If you receive the income every two
weeks, multiply the total gross income by
*If you receive the income twice a
month, multiply the total gross income by
*If you receive the income monthly,
multiply the total gross income by 12.
Remember: The total income before
taxes, social security, health benefits, union
dues, or other deductions must be reported.
"In accordance with Federal law, and US
Department of Agriculture policy, this institu-
tion is prohibited from discriminating on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age,
or disability. To file a complaint of discrimi-
nation write USDA, Director, Office of Civil
Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW,
Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800)
795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and


July 15, 2010

SDusk and Dawn -- Avoid being outdoors
when mosquitoes are seeking blood. For
many species, this is during the dusk and
dawn hours.
SDress -- Wear clothing that covers most
of your skin.
DEET -- When the potential exists for
exposure to mosquitoes, repellents contain-
ing DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide, or
N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) are recom-
mended. Picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus,
and IR3535 are other repellent options. Al-
ways read label directions carefully for the

aepnt So raepeelbeet eareounot stablrep f
SDrainage -- Check around your home
to rid the area of standing water, which is
where mosquitoes can lay their eggs.
Tips on Eliminating Mosquito Breeding
Clean out eaves, troughs and gutters.
Remove old tires or drill holes in those
used in playgrounds to drain.
Turn over or remove empty plastic pots.
Pick up all beverage containers and

SCheck tarps on boats or other equip-
ment that may collect water.
Pump out bilges on boats.
Replace water in birdbaths and pet or
Other animal feeding dishes at least once a
.Change water in plant trays, including
hanging plants, at least once a week.
.Remove vegetation or obstructions in
drainage ditches that prevent the flow of wa-
'There are vaccines available for use in
horses in protecting them against EEE, WEE,
and WNV. Horse owners should contact
their veterinarian about the appropriate use
of these vaccines.
For more information on mosquito-borne
illnesses, and mosquito control treatment
schedules visit: The Collier Mosquito Control
District website at: www.CMCD.org; DOH's
Environmental Health web site at http://
www. doh .state.fl.us/Environment/medi-
cine/arboviral/index.html ; or call the Collier
County Health Department at 239-252-8226.

What is an arbovirus?

Arboviruses are viruses spread to people by insect or
tick bites. In Florida, we find West Nile virus (WNV),
Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV), and St. Louis
Encephalitis virus (SLEV). These viruses are spread by
mosquitoes and can cause serious illnesses in people.

How do people become infected
with arboviruses?

An infected mosquito spreads virus through its bite. The
virus mainly passes back and forth between birds and
mosquitoes. Sometimes an infected mosquito will bite a
person or a horse instead of a bird. People cannot catch
an arbovirus from casual contact with an infected

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Symptoms can become more severe over
1-2 weeks and infected individuals will ei-
ther recover or show onset of inflammation
of the brain (encephalitis) with seizures and
Human cases are usually preceded by
those in horses. Disease transmission does
not occur directly from person to person.

o iit wod tnd ares peppleewh wowk
participate in outdoor work or recreational
activities where there is greater exposure to
potentially infected mosquitoes.
The Health Department and the Collier
Mosquito Control District reminds residents
and visitors to take precautions to avoid be-
ing bitten by mosquitoes. Everyone is encour-
aged to take the basic steps to limit exposure
by following these recommendations:
To protect yourself from mosquitoes, you
should remember the "5Ds":

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Weather Forecast

Weather forecast for Collier County from
the National Weather Service
Local Forecast
Thursday: Scattered showers and thun-
derstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny and hot,
with a high near 95. East wind between 3
and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50
Thursday night: Scattered showers and
thunderstorms, mainly before 7 p.m. Partly
cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind be-
tween 3 and 6 mph. Chance of precipitation
is 30 percent.
Extended Forecast

soFrris P rt ateruedd sh wers n h neua
East southeast wind between 6 and 9 mph.

Register to vote in the primary

If you need to register to vote or
change your party affiliation to vote in the
August 24 Primary Election, you must do
so before the July 26 deadline. In accor-
dance with Florida Statutes 97.053, any
applicant who failed to designate a po-
litical party affiliation is registered without
party affiliation.
To verify your registration and party af-
filiation, visit the Supervisor of Elections
office Web site at www.CollierVotes. comn.
Under the voter information tab, select
'review my registration status' from the
pull down menu and follow the online

Comprehensive Compassionate
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We want to wish Dr. Villarosa success in his move to Texas. Our
staff understands that he will be greatly missed by his young
patients and their families. Our CHS/FSU pediatric primary care
practice welcomes those in our community who are in need of a
primary care "home" for their children.
We would like to


CHS/FSU Immokalee Pediatrics

1441 Heritage Boulevard

Immokalee, FL 34142

(239) 658-3011

July 15, 2010

Immokalee Bulletin

Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
Friday night: Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low
around 75. East wind between 3 and 6 mph.
Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Saturday: Scattered showers and thun-
derstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near
94. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Saturday night: Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low
around 75. Chance of precipitation is 20 per-

Sunday: Isolated showers and thunder-
storms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 94.
Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Sunday night: Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low
around 75. Chance of precipitation is 20 per-
Monday: Scattered showers and thun-
derstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near
94. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

charter member of First United Methodist
C rd in I oriald ,ysFn and daughter-in-law,
Dr. Wayne S. and Margie Maris of Fitzgerald;
two grandsons and their spouses, Joseph Maris
and Brandi Painter of Redmond, Wash., and Jef-
fery and Dawn Howell Maris of Littleton, Colo.;
three great-grandchildren, Robert Maris, Piper
Maris and Zoe Maris. Along with her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe
Rial Maris; and a brother, Grover A. Smith,
The family suggests those desiring to send me-
monials in lieu of flowers may send them to
Central United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 428,
Fitzgerald, GA 31750 or to the First United
Methodist Church, 303 North 9th Street, Immok-
alee, FL 34142.
To sign the online registry, go to www.paulk-
Paulk Funeral Home, Fitzgerald, is in charge of

RubyG Lee 1Maris, 95
oFIFZgERALD,GGa. Mrs .Rub Mars 9,
2010, at the Osceola Nursing Home.
Funeral services were held 4 p.m., Tuesday,
July 13, at the Paulk Funeral Home Chapel with
Rev. Keith Goodlett and Rev. B.J. Funk officiat-
ing.Graveside services were held at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, July 14, in the Oak Hill Cemetery in
Clermont, Fla.
Mrs. Maris was born July 2, 1915, in White
Oak, N.C., to the late Challie Henry and Georgia
Johnson Smith. She grew up in Clermont, FL,
where she graduated from Clermont High
School in 1933. In 1951, she and her family
moved to Immokalee, Fla., where she lived until
2004 when she moved to Fitzgerald. Mrs. Maris
was a homemaker and beautician. At the age of
16, she joined the First United Methodist Church
in Clermont, Fla. Presently she was a member
of Central United Methodist Church and was a

Letters to the Editor

Guest Commentary

Immokalee Paediatrics
Inc will be permanently
ClOsed on July 30, 2010'

Dr. is moving t
BTOWHSville, Texas.

If yOu want your
medical records, please
HOtify the office
NIVOn. -Fri. at
239-658-2555 from
9-11:30 A.M. and 1-4 P.M.

Dr. V. would like to
Sincerely thank the
beautiful people of
Immokalee for
20 wonderful years!

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July 15, 2010

Foundation and the last from I HOPE. All of
them are men of God whose hearts are al-
ways aimed for the welfare of the people of
Immokalee. Mr. Heers, who also needs no
introduction, fits the Catholic definition of a
"saint." Cynthia Garcia of Children's Medi-
cal Services is also saintly. Kathy Romero,
my CFC Youth leader, is an inspiration for
her peers to follow Christ. Soyla Reyna over-
came incredible odds and did not look back
but forward and serve God. The priests of
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, who have
studied a different language in order to serve
God away from their comfort zones. My two
employees, Lisa Gomez and Christie Garcia,
who despite so many difficulties, do their
best to instill values to their families. Hats off
to Steve Price and to Manny Touron.
Parents come to my office in disbelief,
many of them shocked that I would be leav-
ing Immokalee. I have considered most of
them to be a part of my extended family;
and in doing so, they have responded the
same to me. Honestly, giving up Immokalee
was not an easy task. For years, I have told

so many people that I love this community
so much that I would love to serve them till
the day I die. But governmental regulations
and rules have put a shot to my wishes.
To me, being a physician is a privilege
that was given to me by God, So, I cannot be
haughty nor proud and say that I am better
than you for I am not. In God's eyes, we are
all His children, and I should see in each one
of you a reflection of my Savior Jesus Christ
I struggled each day to do that. Some days,
it was easy, some days it was not. I prayed
each day that my patients and their families
will feel the presence of God in my office.
Please do not consider me a saint; I am
not. I just enjoy what I do. I grew to love and
respect the people of Immokalee. You guys
are awesome! Life is short. I don't know
how much time the Lord will give me and
I want to make sure I do good as much as
I can while I am alive. I hope I brought a
piece of heaven to earth through Immokalee
Pediatrics, Inc.
Respectfully Yours,
Dr. Melanio Villarosa

Heater utility payment
assistance available
Collier County Social Services has re-
ceived a federal grant to help Collier County
residents with their water utility bills. They

hod and ta sist wis o qpu lify. To se hif y
qualify, please contact Collier County Social
Services at 239-252-2696.

Jackson Labs to come to
Eastern Collier County
The Jackson Laboratory and Eastern Col-
lirCu Ilare cl ecito form ng anin egrat-
this year, the State of Florida designated $130
million of state funds to be spent in Collier
County, along with a match of $130 million
in local funds if approved by the County
Commission, in the hopes of specifically ex-
panding the nonprofit research institute The
Jackson Laboratory to Collier County.
As the COO of The Jackson Laboratory,
I can tell you that we have been searching
for the right location to grow our research
efforts and Collier County is the ideal candi-
date. Founded in 1929 in Bar Harbor, Maine,
The Jackson Laboratory is a nonprofit re'
search institute that employs nearly 1400
people and is at the forefront of personalized
medicine. Simply put, we find a better, more
efficient way of treating diseases based upon
an individual's genetics. Some of the diseas-
es we are currently working on to develop
cures are cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, Par-
kinson's, and cystic fibrosis.
While we have been courted by other cit-

ies to grow our research in their neighbor-
hoods, we believe that eastern Collier Coun-
ty provides huge potential for biomedical
research and related businesses. The land is
plentiful and immediately ready for construc-
tion. The state has designated biomedical
research as the focus of its innovative incen-
tive program and is committed to bringing
the best and brightest to Florida. State and
local educational institutions are eager to
partner with us on a variety programs. Ad-
ditional nonprofits and businesses are look-
ing to us to for collaborative relationships, in
turn, furthering the positive outcome of our
work and theirs.
The opportunity for growth economic
development in the County is exponential.
Construction, retail, education, medical, real
estate are all industries that will benefit. We
are excited at the opportunity and encour-
age you to learn more about our organiza-
tion by visiting www.jax.org.
Chuck Hewett, COO of The Jackson

for Publish Your News.

Dear Editor:
Thank you, Dr. Jerry Williamson, for your
warm letter. Indeed, Immokalee is blessed
with a fine medical institution, Collier Health
Services, Inc., and I know that most of my
patients will gravitate to them when I leave.
I would like to pause for a moment and
acknowledge the following people, who
Consider, as giants. Not because of their
enormous stature, which they are not, but
because they have been a great blessing to
the community of Immokalee and they are
some of the reasons why Immokalee will
continue to blossom and not falter. There
is always a danger that I would exclude so
many in my list that deserve recognition but
please forgive me if your name is not in my
list. I made a quick one and so it is not in-
Let me start with Fred Thomas, who
definitely needs no introduction. What will
Immokalee be without him? Then there is
Reid Carpenter, John Lawson, Sinclair Wil-
liams, Dick Hailer and Rick Heers. The first
four are from the One by One Leadership


July 15, 2010

Immokalee Bulletin


Over a three day period recently, the
South Florida Water Management District
(SFWMD) airlifted 60 tons of aquatic plants
to two constructed treatment wetlands to
help improve the quality of water flowing
into America's Everglades.
SFWMD staff harvested three native
species of submerged aquatic plants -
Southern naiad, chara and Illinois pond-
weed -already growing within sections of
the District's Stormwater Treatment Areas
(STAs). The plants were loaded into a large
cargo net and flown by helicopter to STA-1
East and Cell 2 of STA-2, where they were
released at low altitude into shallow waters.
Approximately 80 flights each carried be-
tween 1,400 and 1,500 pounds of plants.
Known as submerged aquatic vegetation
because it grows beneath the surface of the
water, the airlifted plants should quickly re-
establish themselves in their new habitats
and increase phosphorus removal from
water moving through the STAs. In STA-1
East, District scientists are trying to encour-
age growth of native Southern naiad over
exotic vegetation that has been growing in
the transplant area. Meanwhile, the District
is converting Cell 2 of STA-2 from emergent
cattails to the three submerged aquatic spe-
Stormwater Treatment Areas are the
water-cleaning workhorses of Everglades
restoration, using plants to naturally re-

move phosphorus from water flowing into
the fabled River of Grass. The District op-
erates a network of six STAs south of Lake
Okeechobee with a combined area of more
than 52,000 acres. Since 1994, the treatment
areas have retained more than 1,200 metric
tons of total phosphorus that would have
otherwise entered the Everglades.

Courtesy photo
More than 1,000 pounds of native
plant species were dropped by heli-
copter into the Everglades in hopes
of increasing the phosphorus removal
from the water moving through STAs.

Lauren is a beautiful three year old female tan and black Hound. She walks
very well on a leash. Max is a one year old tan and white neutered Bull terrier
mix. He is well-behaved and would love to have a big yard to run and play.
Tucker is a four month old male orange and white tabby kitten. He is very
friendly and loves to play. Chip is a three month old male brown tabby kitten.
He loves to be held and have his hair brushed. Please come and adopt them
from the Collier County Animal Shelter. They would all love to make your
loving home their own. Adopt a pet from Collier County Domestic animal
Services by visiting 7610 Davis Blvd. Call 239-252-pets(7387) for information
or visit the shelter online at www.colliergov.net/pets. You may also search
online for lost pets.

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Church News in Brief

There will be a Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the Im-
mokalee Water & Sewer Distric on Wednesday, July 21. 2010 at 3:30 P.M.
at the office of the Immokalee Water & Sewer District, located at 1020 Sanl-
taton Rd,Immokalee, FL 34142.
2. rmliminareiles ,ne

C.Aobn of Agenda
D. EMpove Rmle ognI he Month-lessc He nadez
E.Public C ncmloee i ran
F. Me ero ama re It e-Luls Flores
G. Board Concerns

3. Con sntg d
A. 1Adolpuqon of Minutes
e 6, 2o1 Re gprM~eeting
D. Fixed Assets Acquisitons-Disposals
E. Various Reports
SUD/DE eprn for sbmulus Money
I. Director'sReport
4. tons Adgenda
A. Attorney'sReport
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Greater Immokalee Southside Front Porch Community, Inc,
The Greater Immokalee Southside Front Porch Community, Inc. (FRONT
PORCH) Is seeking bids from quallied contractors licensed In the State of
Florida for the "Installation of Central Alr and Heat" for 100 units In the Im-
mokalee Apartments located at 601 West Delaware Avenue, Immokalee,
Florida. Blds, In triplicate, must be received at the Front Porch office no
later than 4:00pm on Friday, July 16, 2010. Submissions received after
this dahe and time, for whatever reason, will not be considered. Any ques
tons regarding this Invitaton to Bld should be directed to:
VickI Carr
Greater Immokalee Southside Front Porch Community, Inc.
419 North 1st Street

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Contracbs are strongly encouraged to Inspect the sitelprior to submiting
bid. Please email: frontporch imm~uvahoo.com to schedule an appointment.
Blds submitted In response to this solicitabon will be opened In the Front
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bPorch office for a period not to exceed sixty (60) calendar day from the
date of opening proposals for the purpose of reviewing them and Invest at-
mng the quallications of the bidders prior to awarding the contract. All Ilds
shall be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check, cashler check or mon-
ey order In the amount of not less than fwe percent (5%) of the total
amount bid.
The Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any or all bids and wave
any formallies. The Board of Directors encourages paricipation by business
owned and operated by minorites and women.
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TO THE COLLIER COUNTY FY 2008-2009 and 2009-2010
The Collier County Housing, Human and Veteran Services Department has
proposed a substantal amendment to the FY2008-2009 and FY2009-2010
HUD Action Plans which would allow the reprogramming of HOME Invest
m ntd Prnershi pt(H )w)funds ti ereap ogam Is the result of previously

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grammed HOME Investment Partnership funds will be used by the Depart
ment of Housing, Human and Veteran Services In Its' Single Family
Rehablitation Program which assists Income-eligible homeowners make
much needed repairs to their homes and assists In maintaining the level of
affordable housing stock within Collier County.
Citizen comment period for this amendment Is thirty days from date of this
publication. Copies of te affected Action Plans can be reviewed at 3301 E
Tamiaml Trall, Building H, Sulte 211, Naples, Florida 34112 or downloaded
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Church to hold

clothing giveaway
Iglesia Bautista de Jesucristo located at
223 North 2nd Street will be giving away
clothes on Saturday July 17, beginning at 8
La Iglesia Bautista de Jesucristo estard
regalando ropa el Sbbado, Julio 17, empe-
zando a las 8 de la ma ana. La Iglesia esta
ubicada en 223 Calle 2 Norte.

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Celebration of

MiniStry planned
You are welcome to join us for the 10th
Anniversary Celebration of the House of
Prayer Of the Living God, Inc. located at 401
South Second Street, Immokalee on July
11-18. Services on Sundays, July 11 and 18,
Will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. respec-
tively. Nightly services will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Various ministers of the gospel will shower
US with the Word. A community event with
food, music, fun and the Word will be Satur-
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The Seminole Tribe of Florida will help cel-
ebrate the National Day of the America Cow-
boy at the festivities in Okeechobee County
on Saturday, July 24. This free event is part of
the fourth annual National Day of the Ameri-
can Cowboy, proclaimed by former President
George W. Bush for the fourth Saturday in July.
Contributions made by Florida cowboys
and cowgirls to the cattle industry nationwide
will be saluted on this day.
The Okeechobee National Day of the Ameri-
can Cowboy Celebration will begin at 9:30 a.m.
with a cattle drive starting near the intersec-
tion of U.S. Highway 441 and State Road 70
in downtown Okeechobee. The herd of cattle
along with numerous old time horse drawn
wagons sponsored by the Seminole Tribe of
Florida will travel east to the Okeechobee Agri-
Civic Center.
Arrival of the cattle will begin a full day of
events including a mounted shooting jackpot
presented by the Florida Peacemakers Cowboy
Mounted Shooting Association in the Arena at
I1 :30 a.m. Participants will be limited to the first
10 men and 10 women who have paid the $75
entry fee. A Ranch Rodeo will begin at 2 p.m.
with local ranch teams competing in "real life"
cowboy events, including Team Doctoring, Calf
Branding, Wild Cow Milking, Team Sorting and
a Stampede Race. All the teams will be com-
peting for a chance to participate in the State
Ranch Rodeo Competition. All teams must be
ranch sponsored. An entry form is available
on the internet at www.okeechobeerodeo.org.
The Ranch Rodeo will be open to the public

without charge, sponsored by the Cattlemen's
Association and local merchants The Ranch
Rodeo events are scheduled to begin inside the
Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center at 2 p.m. that af-
The Day of the Cowboy will also include his-
torical and cultural displays. The Florida Public
Archaeology Network will display Native Ameri-
can artifacts. The Cowboy Congress will exhibit
a living cowboy camp that will include some
cowboy singers and poets. The Florida Cracker
Trail Association will perform whip popping
demonstrations. The Seminole Tribe of Florida
will have several displays and booths of hand
made jewelry and clothing. There will be sever-
al cowboy artist displaying their works as well
as western authors, ferriers and rope makers.
There will be a wide variety of food vendors as
well as numerous vendors with western attire,
jewelry and decor.

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