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2 Immokalee Bulletin May 16, 2013 To Reach UsMailing Address: P.O. Box 518 LaBelle, FL 33975 Physical Address: 22 Ft. Thompson Ave. Website: www.newszap.com/immokaleeTo Submit NewsThe Immokalee Bulletin welcomes submissions from its readers. Opinions, calendar items, story ideas and photographs are welcome. Call (239) 657-6000 to reach our newsroom. The deadline for all news items is 11 a.m. on Monday prior to the following Thursdays publication. 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All after-tax surpluses are reinvested in Independents mission of journalistic service, commitment to the ideals of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the communitys deliberation of public issues.We Pledge To operate this newspaper as a public trust and work, through our dedication to conscientious journalism. their own intelligent decisions about public issues. purposeful neutrality, fairness, objectivity, fearlessness and compassion. debate, not to dominate it with our own opinions. the prominence it deserves. compassion. by Maribel De ArmasIn the past few years, youve probably been hearing the term STEM more and more. And, no Im not referring to the stem of a ower. What is STEM? Its an acronym for sure, one that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. And as we hear of this STEM concept, we may sometimes wonder how exactly it is integrated within the classroom how is it really made part of everyday learning? Well, Eden Park Elementary School (EPE) is holding an event next week that gives us a wonderful opportunity to describe some real examples of STEM as a part of learning. The school will be holding its second annual STEM Night for its EPE students and families on Tuesday (May 21), and they have some really great grade-speci c activities planned that Id like to tell you about. You see, during this STEM Night event, students and parents will create a showcase they will create a project based on set criteria and a limited set of materials provided to them. Each activity will require students and adults to work together to successfully complete their showcase. For example, kindergarten and rst grade students will start by reading The Grouchy Ladybug, then based on the information they learn from the book theyll work on a project to explain the survival adaptations different animals have. Families will be provided with construction paper, pipe cleaners, yarn, colored pencils, scissors, tape, plus a dash of their own creativity, to design their showcase of pictures of survival adaptations theyll be engineering a project all about science. For EPE second and third grade students and families, their STEM Night activity will start with the book The Greedy Triangle. Equipped with the same supplies as their younger counterparts and the information they learn in their book, students will work with adults to create a showcase about shape shifting. Again, theyll be engineering a project, but this time theyll use math (geometric shapes) and science (changing states of matter) to describe a concept. And nally, EPE fourth, fth and sixth grade students will start their STEM Night by reading The Magic Fan. Their goal is to create a showcase with information about how engineering has strengthened our buildings and roads. Their projects will include pictures of bridges with written descriptions on how the structure of bridges work, incorporating the use of fractional parts (math) and how they are important to bridge structure. So, at the end of the night, all EPE students and families will have a wonderful STEM showcase to show off their new knowledge. EPE assistant principal Jill Rexford is excited about their event: We think our families will nd our STEM Night quite entertaining! They will be able to work together in a school setting to help their showcases come to life. So, if you have a child that attends Eden Park Elementary School and want to attend or learn more about this second annual STEM Night, please call the school at 377-9200. Students First HeroContinued From Page 1 have both graduated from Ohio State Univ ersity. Both still live there one works at a law rm, the other an architect rm. Their third son is a 13-year-old honor roll student in the seventh grade at Immokalee Middle School. They also have an eight-year-old daughter, a second grader in the top of her class, who recently earned the Naples Optimist Award. Maria herself has been chosen as Dollar Generals National Every Day Hero. Dollar General is featuring her in a national marketing campaign, including a spotlight in May on the Oxygen Netw orks Live Out Loud on-air vignettes. She was sent on a three-day trip to California to shoot a video telling her story and supporting education. She has also done radio interviews for stations in Connecticut, Texas and New York. She will also be featured in an adv ertorial in People magazine. Maria said this experience has her excited about inspiring others to do better. In honor of Maria Segura and literacy v olunteers everywhere, Dollar General is making a $10,000 donation to Family Literacy Academy to help the organization ful ll its mission to provide literacy services to farmworker families with small children. Dollar General is partnering with Procter & Gamble to honor Maria Segura and moms everywhere through the Every Day Heroes program during its May focus on mom. Maria is determined to keep going. Some day, she hopes to be teaching kindergarten. Its never too late to get an education, Maria said. Her advice to anyone who wants to better themselves is to nd a way to keep going. There has to be an open door somewhere. she stresses, keep knocking . behind the door is a bright future. Maria Segura Naples, FL May 7, 2013 The Leadership Collier Foundation (LCF), in coordination with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, announces the Youth Leadership Collier Class of 2013. Youth Leadership Collier is a student leadership program that offers Collier County high school students the opportunity to learn more about themselves and their community through an intensive and rewarding seven-day program during the summer before their senior year of high school. Immokalee High Schools Erika Hernandez Sanchez is a member of the Youth Leadership Collier Class of 2013 are: The mission of Youth Leadership Collier is to develop ethical leaders committed to active community involvement. During the program week, students learn valuable team-building and communication techniques to help them become effective leaders. They tour area businesses and interact with leaders from businesses, government agencies and civic organizations, where they learn about career opportunities as well as the issues and solutions facing the Collier County community. About Leadership Collier Foundation The Leadership Collier Foundation (LCF), in coordination with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, educates local business leaders about the societal and economic challenges facing the community today through the programs it governs: Leadership Collier, Growing Associates In Naples (GAIN), The Leadership Institute, Youth Leadership Collier and The Campaign for Leadership. Through the work of the LCF Alumni Association, graduates continue to build alliances, foster goodwill and civic trusteeship that will strengthen Collier County through nonpro t organizations, local government boards and our schools while enhancing relations with other like-minded, in uential community leaders. For more information, you may contact Amanda Beights at email@example.com. Youth leaders made welcome by Leadership Foundation
counter clockwise, through the southbound lane of Homestead Road South and onto the west shoulder. The front of the vehicle struck a tree, then continued northwest and began overturning. The vehicle collided with another tree, struck a large rock and continued northwest, striking two more large trees. The left side of the vehicle hit another tree and came to rest facing east on its top, with its left side resting against a tree. Two passengers sustained minor injuries. Ladarria McKenzie, 21, and Jiris Manns, also 21, both of Immokalee, were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Only Ms. McKenzie had been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. HERES MY CARDKeep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping needs. Put your card in this space for six weeks for Only $90! Call us at 239-657-6000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more info Possibly Pregnant? 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Both vehicles came to a nal rest at the point of impact. Carballo ed the scene on foot but was located approximately ten minutes later in a wooded area near the Crestview Apartments. Two of the children, Eusebia Espinoza, 7, and Teresa Espinoza, 4, sustained minor injuries and were taken to North Naples Hospital. The third child, two-year-old Yazmin Espinoza was properly restrained. Carballo was charged with three counts of leaving the scene of an accident with injury. two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with property damage over $50, no driver's license, failure to yield; left turn in front of approaching traf c, no proof of insurance, failure to report traf c crash involving injury/ death or property damage. Espinoza was charged with operating a motor vehicle with an expired license four months or less and two counts of child restraint violation. Two minor injuries in Immokalee crash Cancer patients are invited to come to the American Cancer Society Reach to Recovery Project Center for wigs, prosthetics, scarves and pillows small items that can make a big difference. The Resource Center also provides educational material in English and Spanish Reach to Recovery Coordinator Ana Maria McCawley inivtes interested persons to volunteer at the site, Volunteers will be trained to help patients. Donate a little of your time to work with Ana Maria in the Reach to Recovery Project. Volunteers have a exible schedule and training is provided by the American Cancer Society. The site is located at 550 New Market Road. Please call 1-800-ACS-2345 24/7or 239-261-0337 in Naples for information. Volunteer for ACS Reach to Recovery FatalityContinued From Page 1 Dwight Brock, Clerk of the Circuit Court in Collier County, is advising citizens to be aware of a jury scam whereby citizens receive a message telling them that their name has been printed in the newspaper for failing to appear for jury duty. The message also provides a 24 hour telephone number for them to call back to check on the report. The Clerk's staff has determined that this jury scam is similar to ones being experienced in other states. It is important for citizens to know that the Clerk's Of ce never provides a list of juror names for publication in the newspaper. Citizens are advised to delete the message immediately and not provide any personal information to unknown callers. For more information: Robert D. St. Cyr, Director, Community Outreach Clerk of the Circuit Court, Collier County, FL (239) 2526879. Jury scam alert from ClerkYour community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads
florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: Daily Local News Updates New interactive and easy to navigate format Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! 4 Immokalee Bulletin May 16, 2013 Chamber supports IHSThe Immokalee High School held a scholarship program Wednesday, May 8, at the Immokalee High School Auditorium and Bernardo Barnhart and Cherryle Thomas of the Immokalele Chamber of commerce handed out $2,000 in six scholarships on behalf of the Harvest Festival and Christmas Around the World. The recipients of these awards: Top right: Christmas Around the World Scholarships Annie Martin and Olna Astrel. Bottom right: Harvest Festival Scholarships Iyanet Perez, Junior Velasquez, Eduardo Sanchez and Iesha DeLeon. Submitted photosChamber welcomes new coachBernardo Barnhart, Immokalee Chamber President, would like to recognize new chamber member and new Immokalee High School Head Coach Rich Dombroski. Coach Dombroski will be the guest speaker at the Chambers next breakfast meeting to be held at Roma in Havana Ristorante on Wednesday, June 5, 8 a.m. Our Immokalee Indians will be playing East Lee and Cape Coral in a jamboree on May 17 at 7:30 at the Immokalee High School Football eld. Come out and show your local Indian pride and support our athletes!
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Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. ApartmentsNOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apts Willowbrook Place, Garden Lake, Summer Glen, Heritage Villas & Southern Villas. Please call 239-657-3204 For more information. Handicapped Accessible. Hearing Impaired: Call TDD711Equal Housing Opportunity This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer Condos/Townhouses Rent TRAFFORD PINE ESTATES INC. 3 BR & 2 BR CBS Construction All include Stove, Refrig., Air, Ceiling Fans, Util. Rm. w/W&D Hookup, Sound Barrier Between Apt./Twnhs. Free Trash Pickup, Free Lawn Service. Pets Allowed w/ Deposit. Walk to Store. NEW Management Privately Owned Call (239)777-2788 One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Houses RentFarm Worker Village invites you to come home. Available now 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom rental homes, starting as low as $425 per month. You may qualify for Rental assistance. Please Call us at: 239-657-3649 or stop by at 1800 Farm Worker Way. Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Business & Service Directory AUCTION1998 Plymouth2P4FP2532WR519274 Time for a new car? Check out this auction onMay 27, 2013 at 9amKeiths Towing925 E. Delaware Ave. Immokalee, FL (239) 657-5741 ROOFING Metal Roofs Re-Roofs Roof Repairs Seamless Gutters Soffit & Fascia Free Estimates Lic# CCC037019 981 Cowboy Circle Office (863)675-7045 Fax (863)612-1158 Lic#CCC1325950 Ofce: (863) 675-704 5 1050 Commerce Dr. Suite B. Fax (863) 612-1158 Place Your Ad Online, From the Comfort of Your Home! Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! 6 Immokalee Bulletin May 16, 2013
Celebrations .newszap.com/celebrationsEngaged? Just married? Golden anniversary? Birthday? Holiday? New baby? Share your news in print and onlineFor a modest charge, each package includes: and family Submit your good news today at 7 Immokalee Bulletin May 16, 2013 Breastfeeding mothers groupLearn about the many bene ts of beastfeeding, get advice and tips, speak with breasfeeding peer counelors Myda and Noemi, meet and share experiences witht other breastfeeding mothers. Pregnant women w elcome. Come to the Collier County Department of Health Room 133 every Tuesday from 1011:30 a.m. For additional information call 239-252-7347 or 239-252-7312.Sun Life accepting applications for grantsSun Life Financial is accepting Sun Life Rising Star Award grant applications from nonpro t organizations in the South Florida area that advocate for youth from underserved communities. Sun Life will award four winning organizations with a $50,000 grant, who will each nominate an exemplary student to receive a $5,000 Sun Life Rising Star scholarship tow ards nancing a college education. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program, now in its fourth year, provides nancial resources to students and nonpro t organizations in large urban school districts that are committed to encouraging under-served youth to continue their education as a means to achieve life-long nancial wellness. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program is the educational cornerstone program of the Miami Dolphins Foundation. organizations which have 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status, promote skills that directly translate to educational success in high school to students under the age of 21 and are aligned with a secondary or post-secondary educational institution. Applications are due by June 7, and are available now at sunliferisingstar.com Keith Gainsboro, elevate, 617-895-7905, email@example.com.Summer Programs for StudentsProviders of Immokalee youth programs are planning an expanded summer program for this year through GPS, a youth initiative of the Naples Children & Education Foundation. GPS is looking for highly quali ed teachers, artists and coaches who enjoy working with students and would like to share their special talents and skills during the summer. If you are interested in applying, rsums should be sent to Jamie Scott by email at firstname.lastname@example.org They may also be mailed to 750 South 5th Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142. Rsums should include areas of expertise and fees, if applicable. Note that all applicants are required to complete a background screening prior to beginning work. GPS programs offer a diversity of opportunities for Immokalee youth in out-ofschool-time settings. The new collaboration seeks to improve educational outcomes and provide students tools for life-long success. GPS Summer 2013 is the result of planning by Miracle/Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board, RCMA, Parks and Recreation, Guadalupe Center, Immokalee Foundation, Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, RCMA and Immokalee Housing and Family Services. Enrollment information will be available in May.Nance of ce in ImmokaleeCollier Commissioner Tim Nance opened his new of ce in the Immokalee Government Center, 106 South First Street. Regular of ce hours for Nance at the government center will be established soon. Prevent foreclosureThe Foreclosure Prevention and Advocacy Project will provide to income-eligible clients free legal advice and counsel or representation as deemed appropriate, in the areas of: bank, homeowner and condo association foreclosure defense; de cienc y judgments; pre-foreclosure issues; and tax liens. Staff is available Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Appointments are also available by calling 239-775-4024 or visiting the of ce at 4124 Tamiami Trail East, Naples 34112. Eligible clients will be accepted on a rst come, rst served basis and will, or course, be seen according to the urgency of their legal needs. Eligibility criteria; Collier County resident; home is the applicant's homestead residence (investment properties are ineligible); low to moderate income indivudals or families. Documents required: picture identi cation; proof of any and all household income including but not limited to any public bene ts being received and/or child support payment, employment, unemployement compensation. Social Security, etc; a copy of the foreclosure summons, complaint and other court documents and/or; notice fromy our servcice, mortgage company, association or property appraiser. Eligibility is subject to the above, however additional criteria may apply once the case is reviewed. The project runs through June 20, 2013. Community Briefs As the Activities Director of Immokalee High School, it gives me great pleasure to announce the Spring Football Jamboree. The game will be held at Gary Bates stadium and kickoff is at 6:00 p.m. Immokalee will play Cape Coral in the rst game. Then Cape Coral will take on East Lee and Immokalee will play East Lee in the nal half. This is a FHSAA sponsored event and all FHSAA rules apply. Admission will be $6.00 and only individuals who have a FHSAA State Series Pass will be admitted free of charge. If you are parking at the eld, it will be $5.00 and parking at the school will be $2.00. This is an exciting time for Immokalee Athletics and we appreciate the community's support of our student athletes throughout the year. When our young people are competing, regardless if it's on the track or the playing eld, they are representing the entire community. Please plan on joining us as we support our teams throughout the entire school year. What: Spring Football Jamboree Who: Immokalee Indians vs. Cape Coral, Cape Coral vs. East Lee and Immokalee vs. East Lee Where: Gary Bates Stadium When: May 17 6:00 p.m. Kick-off Admission: $6.00 at the GateImportant DatesMay 21: Senior Awards 5:30 I.H.S Cafeteria May 23: The Immokalee Foundation Banquet 5:30 Ave Maria May 31: Graduation 7:00 Harbor Side Convention Center I.H.S. Drumbeat
8 Immokalee Bulletin May 16, 2013Submitted photoGolf Classic raises funds for RCMAThe Lipman Golf Classic, recently held at Naples Heritage Golf and Country Club in Naples, drew unprecedented support from the local agriculture industry. This year, 30 foursomes played in the tournament, which raised nearly $90,000 to support the Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA). The funds will directly support RCMAs 70 childcare centers and three charter schools, located in Floridas rural farming communities. Lipman has been a generous friend to RCMA for many years, said Barbara Mainster, RCMAs executive director. With the Lipman Golf Classic, they intensi ed their support. We had new golfers and new dollars all coming together to help children at a crucial time in their lives. Lipman, FoodSource Plus and the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association were platinum sponsors of the event. Top Left: Adam Homan, Arby Lipman, Darren Micelle and Bobby Martin. Bottom Left: Bernardo Barnhardt, Nick Brown, Ben Rothand Jaime Weisinger. Above: Toby Purse, Bobby Hudson, Wes Roan and David Lipman.