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Immokalee bulletin
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DRIVE A NEW 2013 FUSION SE FOR ONLY $219 PER MONTH*36 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $2976 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes “rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction. *Stock #13C112. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $1250 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savin g s. Ima g e is for illustration purposes onl y Offer ends 07/31/13. xxxday, xxx xx, 20xx V ol. xx No. xxx See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads IBDC: Bright future for Immokalee’s businesses Immokalee Water & Sewer District will be temporarily changing the disinfection process for the IWSD potable (drinking water) water supply. From July 22, 2013 to August 12, 2013 IWSD will disinfect the water with free chlorine rather than combined chlorine/ammonia (chloramines). This conversion to chlorine (which is a stronger disinfectant) from chloramines (which is a longer-lasting disinfectant) allows IWSD to perform a water distribution system purge as recommend by the Department of Environmental Protection for water utilities using chloramines as their primary disinfectant. This change will start at 8 a.m. on July 22 and IWSD will then return to the chloramines disinfection process on August 12 at 8 a.m. This temporary change in disinfectant does not cause adverse health effects. However, during the period customers may experience a slight increase in the taste, odor and color of the water due to the change in treatment. Customers on kidney dialysis who use a proportioning machine to prepare dialysate at home are advised to contact their equipment supplier or physician take any appropriate steps to accommodate the change in water disinfection and to install the proper ltering devices if needed. Customers who have sh tanks or other aquatic species are advised to contact a pet store to ensure proper pretreatment of the water before adding or changing the water in the tank to avoid any problems associated with chlorine. Customers are asked to call IWSD at (239) 658-3630 with any questions concerning this change in disinfectants. AVISO: IWSD noti cacion de precedimientos del tratmiento de disinfeccionEl Immokalee Water & Sewer District cambiar‡ temporalmente el proceso de desinfecci—n para la bebida de (agua potable) abastecimiento de agua. Del 22 de Julio de 2013 a hasta el 12 de Agosto del 2013, IWSD desinfectar‡ el echar agua con cloro libre m‡s bien que cloro / amon’aco combinado (chloramines). Esta conversi—n al cloro (que es un desinfectante m‡s fuerte) de chloramines (que es un desinfectante m‡s largo durable) permite que IWSD para realizar una purga de sistema de distribuci—n de echar agua como recomiendan por el Departamento de Protecci—n del Medio Ambiente par a IWSD changing disinfection treatment process Thursday, July 18, 2013 V ol. 46 No. 29 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads by Patty BrantImmokalee Bulletin For the past two years, the Immokalee Business Development Center (IBDC) has been working in conjunction with the Community Redevelopment Agency has been successful in helping entrepreneurs establish about a dozen new enterprises. At the end of the year, it will become an independent non-pro t organization. At that time it will be redubbed IMBIZ. In the meantime, the IBDC, headed by center manager Marie Capita, continues its work just from a different location. Ms. Capita says she's a "one woman show" these days, but hopes to add an administrative assistant before too long. Help with the paper work will give her more time to expand the organization's core mission to facilitate the establishment of strong, successful business. Now sharing a 2,000 square foot building at the rear of the Hughes University Immokalee campus at Jubilation, IMBIZ has room to expand and access to four computer labs and two classrooms. As wonderful as the new location is, Ms. Capita said she can't get too comfortable. She will be moving one more time. It will be a short hop to the next building, which will include a FDA certi ed commercial kitchen. The center will continue to enjoy access to the computer lab and classrooms in the current building. This will be the only commercial kitchen in the area serving the rural parts of Southwest Florida. Local entrepreneurs will be able to rent the facilities by the hour to produce canned specialty items (like jams, chutneys and sauces) for sale. The kitchen will also be out tted with equipment to package these products, providing a base for local folks to launch their own food businesses. The plan is to also set up a retail store in conjunction with the kitchen, where these local products can be sold. The kitchen will also be ideal for use by caterers. Of course, the Collier County Health Department will inspect all operations. University of Florida IFAS Food Science Specialists will join the group's other partner organizations. IFAS will bring expertise in food production and provide a commercial food certi cation program. IFAS joins the organizations other partners: FGCU, the Small Business Administration and Florida Community Bank. Recently, one client launched a mobile barbecue catering business. Another is using Immokalee produce to create and sell a veggie paste an original spread for salads, sandwiches and meat seasoning. He hopes to get his product accepted for sale in the Whole Foods store chain. Another client has a detailing business and another is renting Check out the Immokalee Busines Development Center in its new location at Hodges University. Its new contact information is: 1170 Harvest Drive, Immokalee, Florida 34142 Tel.: (239) 938-7771 The organization is located in the Hodges University facility in Immokalee. Please stop in to see us with your business issues or concerns. IMMBIZ relocatedSee IWSD — Page 2 Immokalee Bulletin/ Patty BrantHodges University has welcomed the Immokalee Business Development Center with open arms. The partnership should prove to be a healthy one for Immokaleeans.See IMMBIZ — Page 2

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2 Immokalee Bulletin July 18, 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 Thursdays publication. E-Mail: ibnews@newszap.comTo Place a Display AdPhone: (239) 657-6000 day for the following Thursdays publication E-mail: cbadsales@newszap.comBilling DepartmentE-mail: billteam@newszap.comTo Place a Classi“ed AdCall 1 -877 353-2424 to place it from home or go to www.newszap.comFor SubscriptionsPhone: 1-800-282-8586 Visit circulation.newszap.com or email readerservices@newszap.com.StaffNews Editor: Patty Brant Advertising Services: Dale Conyers Advertising Services: Barbara Calfee Executive Editor: Katrina Elsken Publisher: Tom ByrdOur PurposeƒThe Caloosa Belle is published by Independent Newspapers of Florida. Independent is owned by a unique trust that enables this newspaper to pursue a mission of journalistic service to the citizens of the community. Since no dividends are paid, the company is able to thrive on pro“t margins below industrystandards. All after-tax surpluses are reinvested in Independents mission of journalistic service, commitment to the ideals of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the communitys deliberation of public issues.We Pledgeƒ 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. party supplies tents and tables, etc. The organization continues to bring essential business education to Immokalee residents. The Small Business Administration has scheduled a workshop for July 19 at the One Stop, 750 S. 5th Street, where you can learn how to get government contracts for your business. Ms. Capita said support is always available to clients, even after they’ve nished a program. She contributes the agency’s success to the fact that, “We’re always here to help.” She is also planning a basic computer class in August for business people without those skills especially more mature business people who have not had the bene t of “growing up” with computers. Many of these clients don’t even know how to use email, she said, in a time when computers de ne much of what business does. She hopes to put on a workshop to teach Quickbooks. You can look forward to other workshops, which she plans according to requests and feedback from previous workshops to target areas of need and to improve classes. The six-week Entrepreneur School shepherds new businessmen and women through the initial steps of starting a business, like formulating a viable business plan, followed by additional support in budgeting, bookkeeping and marketing. With so much happening, Ms. Capit a does not forget her benefactors. She is keenly aware of Hughes University’s generosit y and role in providing the perfect place for local entrepreneurship to take root. Smiling, she says, “Hughes Universit y has opened the door for us.” utilidades de echar agua usando chloramines como su desinfectante primario. Este cambio comenzar en 8 de la maana el 22 de Julio y IWSD volver entonces al proceso de desinfeccin chloramines el 12 de Agosto en 8 de la maana. Este cambio temporal del desinfectante no causa efectos de salud adversos. Sin embargo, durante este perodo los clientes pueden experimentar un aumento leve de savor, olor y color del agua debido al cambio del tratamiento. Clientes en dilisis del rin que usan una mquina que proporciona para preparar dialysate en casa les aconsejan que se pongan en contacto con su proveedor de equipo o mdico y tomen cualquier medida apropiada para acomodar el cambio de l a desinfeccin de echar agua e instalar los dispositivos de ltracin apropiados que seyan necesario. A clientes que tienen acuarios u otras especies acuticas les aconsejan ponerse en contacto con una tienda de animales par a asegurar el pretratamiento apropiado del agua antes de aadir o cambiar el agua en el tanque para evitar cualquier problem a asociado con el cloro. A los clientes le piden que llamen a l a o cina del IWSD al (239) 658-3630 con cualquier pregunta acerca de este cambio de desinfectantes. Find your next treasure during the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida’s inaugural Ultimate Yard Sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Marion E. Fether Building, 1454 Madison Avenue West in Immokalee. Organizers say the goal of the Ultimate Yard Sale is twofold – to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and to celebrate the community of Immokalee. “We are extremely excited,” says event chair Lizzy Perez, “Our vision is to make this an annual event. The more money we raise means the more money we can put towards our patients receiving free breast health services, but more importantly, it is an opportunity for us to come together and give back to the Immokalee community.” In preparation for the sale, Healthcare Network employees will be encouraged to clean out their closets, garages and storage sheds to donate items no longer needed and still in usable condition. Donations of any sort toys, clothes, shoes, electronics, tools, athletic items, antiques, house ware, etc. will be accepted. The deadline for donations is July 26. Volunteer assistance and tables are also needed for the day of the event. For more information or to provide tables or assistance, contact Perez at 239.658.3124 or by email at tperez@healthcareSWFL.org Perez welcomes the entire community and surrounding area to come and shop the Ultimate Yard Sale. “We know there will be hundreds of treasures for everyone,” she says. “Please join us and help make an impact on the people of our community.” Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida plans Ultimate Yard Sale IWSDContinued From Page 1 IMMBIZContinued From Page 1 Come out and support your favorite cook all the while enjoying all the great food, music and the exotic animals on display at Lake Trafford Marina, 6001 Lake Trafford Rd. Saturday, August 10, noon-7 p.m. All competitors must meet under the tent at 4 p.m. Food items for taste testing, must be ready at 7 p.m. sharp. There is a $75 entry fee per contestant. All entries must be made and paid up front by Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 4 p.m. All entry fees must be made to Mariela Romero at Florida Community Bank – 1400 N. 15th Street, Immokalee. Rules and regulations will be given to you at that time. The $500 grand prize will go to the “Best Overall,” as well as a trophy, of course, and all bragging rights. They will also be given the opportunity to cater future Immokalee Chamber of Commerce’s Silent Auction 2013 Event, have a free booth at Harvest Festival 2014 Event, and will be featured at all ICOC functions as the “Best BBQ in town.” Contact Mariela Romero at 239-552-1792 / mromero@fcb1923.com or the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce @ 239-657-3237. Chamber to kick off bbq Naples, FL -7/3/13 For the fth consecutive year, The Shelter for Abused Women & Children has received the coveted four-star rating by Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator. “Only 10 percent of the charities we rate have received at least three consecutive four-star evaluations, indicating that [The] Shelter for Abused Women & Children out performs most other charities in America. This ‘exceptional’ designation from Charity Navigator differentiates [The] Shelter for A bused Women & Children from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust,” explains the announcement letter sent by Charity Navigator’s President & Chief Executive Of cer, Ken Berger. Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of nonpro t organizations, is dedicated to providing donors with essential information needed to ensure con dence in the charitable choices they make. The Shelter is Collier County’s only certi ed domestic violence center and has served more than 63,450 children, women and men, as well as their pets, since 1989. The Shelter 25 years of leading the community to prevent, protect and prevail over domestic violence through advocacy, empowerment and social change. To learn more about The Shelter, call 239.775.3862, or visit www.naplesshelter.org. Shelter earns top rating

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Undy SundayThe 17th Annual Undy Sunday event will once again happen in August to assist students living in poverty with the necessary items to be ready for another school year. Needy children at 24 public elementary schools and two social service agencies will bene t from the fundraiser. Catholic Charities volunteers, under the direction of Volunteer Coordinator Don Campbell, will collect the items and distribute them to the schools. Youth Haven and the Shelter for Abused Women and Children also will receive the underwear and socks and school supplies. About 750,000 undergarments have been given to disadvantaged children in Collier County during the past 16 y ears though the annual Undy Sunday initiative. Donation items also can be dropped off at the Catholic Charities of ce located at 2210 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Naples from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. on Fridays. For more information about the Undy Sunday Program contact Catholic Charities of Collier County at 239-455-2655.IWSD meeting postponedThe regular board meeting scheduled for J uly 17, has been postponed until July 24, 2013, due to a lack of quorum.Help with backpack eventLipman and Paci c Tomato Companies, along with their agricultural partners, will give away 1,400 free backpacks lled with essential school supplies at a community event on August 3. It will come at a perfect time while families are struggling to prepare their kids to return to school in the fall. You can help by bringing a table and tent and set up a kid-friendly exhibit featuring y our organization; donaring some goods or services to be raf ed off at the event focusing on back to school necessities; providinf some volunteers to help us on the morning of the event. Please join in this community celebration and be a part of the enthusiasm. If you would like more information, please call Jaime Weisinger at (239)657-4421. The Lipman Backpack Giveaway and Community Celebration Event will be held A ugust 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Immokalee Sports Complex Field, 505 Escambia Street, Immokalee.Democrats to meetThe Democratic Club of Immokalee will meet on Tuesday, July 23, at 6:45 p.m., at Mi Ranchito, 710 W. Main Street, Immokalee (239) 657-1766. The club will discuss the Immokalee Votes Campaign to increase voter participation in the election process. The meetings are open to the public.Learn English fastLearn English fast at iTECH, the Immokalee Technical Center. Take advantage of morning, afternoon, and evening classes. Study using the newest technology. Classes are being taught by certi ed teachers. Classes begin on Monday, August 19. Enroll now. For more information about this great opportunity, visit Immokalee Technical Center at 508 N. 9th Street, call 658-7080 in Immokalee, or visit www.itech.edu.COFFO to meetThe Coalition of Florida Farmworkers (COFFO) will hold its quarterly meeting Friday, July 26. at 10:30 a.m. at the COFFO Immokalee Of ce, 214 A South 1st Street, Immokalee.Bball clinic in Golden GateGollee Gator Children's Initiative presents Shooting for the Stars Basketball clinic Saturday, August 5, 3 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Golden Gate Community Center., 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples. Wali Jones, former NBA great with the World Champion Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks and Destroit Pistons, designed these clinics to motivate and help youngplayers attain fundamental skills. Space is limited for this free clinic. Only 100 participants. Wear a T-shirt, shorts and appropriate shoes. Lunch provided For information call 239-261-5405.Learn to grow tropical fruit treesTropical Fruit class and workshop. 9 a.m.12:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20. Learn about growing: avocado, grumichama, jaboticoba, mango, longan, lychee, mamey sapote, and more. Speakers will cover cultural practices, pests, and tricks of the trade to grow subtropical-tropical fruit, from those you know to those youl want to know better. Featuring: Chris Rollins, Director of the Miami Fruit and Spice Park; David and Jenny Burd, Friendly Burd Tree Service and Billy Hopkins, Hopkins Tropical Fruit Nursery. Hopkins Nursery will have fruit trees for sale after the classes. Sponsored by Horticulture Educator Doug Caldwell at Collier County University of Florida IFAS Extension, 14700 Immokalee Rd., 11 miles east of I-75; adjacent to the County Fairgrounds on 39th Ave. NE. Cost: $5 by credit card on Eventbrite at: www.tropicalfruits.eventbrite. com or by cash or check ( made out to BCC') at the door if trouble with Eventbrite. Please register 3 days before the event so we know how many handouts to make and etc. Call 353-4244 if any questions.Parks and Rec launches web siteCollier County Parks and Recreation recently launched its mobile web site. Access www.collierparks.com on your smart phone or tablet to view the mobile device-friendly site. Add the Collier County Parks and Recreation icon to your home screen to access quickly the information you need to enjoy all the recreational amenities offered by Collier County Parks and Recreation. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation Administration at (239) 2524000.Childcare availableA Step Up Immokalee, operated by Collier Child Care Resources, Inc., provides childcare for teen parents, school district teachers and staff, county workers. They care for infants to four years of age Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with extended hours till 3 p.m. There is a warm and inviting atmosphere with nurturing childcare providers, free childcare tuition to members of the Teenage parenting Progrm. Located at 701 Immokalee Drive. Phone 239-377-1172; cell 239-980-9021 or go to www.collierchildcare.org.Learn to land government contractsThe US Small Business Administration is holding a brown bag workshop to help small businesses in the area learn how to land government contracts. his is your opportnity to learn how to win some of these government dollars. Friday, July 19, noon till 1:30 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Works Building (One Stop), 750 S. Fifth Street, Immokalee.South Park closed for constructionImmokalee South Park, located at 418 School Drive, is closed. A new community park building will be under construction throughout this summer and fall. Construction is expected to be complete by January 2014. The new building will house programs such as voluntary pre-kindergarten, after school programs, summer camp, senior programs, arts and crafts, and special events. The building will have classrooms and a community room for residents to enjoy. For more information, contact Annie Alvarez at (239) 867-4121 ext 206, or (239) 252-4449. Breastfeeding mothers groupLearn about the many bene ts of breastfeeding, get advice and tips, speak with breast-feeding peer counselors Myda and Noemi, meet and share experiences with other breastfeeding mothers. Pregnant women welcome. 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.iGenerationComing this fall a new charter school (grades 6-12). Limited space enrolling now! iGeneration Empowerment Academy, 1411 Lake Trafford Road. Call 239-304-1221 Irma Miller, Campus Director.Commissioner Nance of ce openCollier 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. HERE’S 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 cbadsales@newszap.com for more info Possibly Pregnant? We can help RABIES $10 € PARVO $12 € Half Price Boarding €For a limited timeFREE EXAMA $50 ValuePartners in the Way to Happiness Foundation and a Drug Free World. Free pamphlets available.SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441IMMOKALEE MOBILE UNIT CLINICNext to the McDonalds € Immokalee € 239-657-2266CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICat McDonalds € Clewiston € 863-675-2441Disclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOWEST PRICE EVERYDAY! 3 Immokalee Bulletin July 18, 2013 Community Briefs

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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 July 18, 2013 Submitted photoThe Salvation Army in Collier County is throwing out its net in search of monetary donations to help the needy and the destitute because their Food Pantry shelves are low or empty The Gary Sinise Foundation is committed to supporting our nation’s defenders, especially as they enter the civilian work force. While this transition can sometimes be dif cult, we’re doing our best to ensure our defenders are adequately equipped to meet those challenges head-on. One essential component to con dence in the workplace is a professional wardrobe, which is why together with our friends at Jos. A. Bank, we’re proud to provide a free suit to qualifying veterans and service members through this national promotion. In order to qualify for a Jos. A. Bank free suit, you must provide the proper documentation. Please fax or email a DD214 form, a statement of service if you are still active duty, or you can also make a copy of the front and back of your military ID. Please email to: contact@garysinisefoundation.org or fax to 818.432.8999. The suits will be distributed on a rst come, rst served basis, so please submit your information in a timely fashion. Please keep in mind that the voucher MUST be redeemed at a Jos A. Bank location before the expiration date, November 11, 2013. You will want to submit your documentation as soon as possible, so that you are eligible to participate in the program. Additionally, please include your full name as it appears on your identi cation, your address, city, state, and zip code along with your best contact phone number and email address. That way, if we have any questions, we will be able to reach you. If you have any additional questions, please email: contact@garysinisefoundation.org. On behalf of Gary and all of us at the Gary Sinise Foundation, thank you for your sel ess service and dedication to our country. We wish you much success with your professional endeavors!! All the best, Gary Sinise Foundation Please check the News & Events section on the website http://www.garysinisefoundation.org for current events Follow Gary on Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube Free suits for Veterans! (July 10, 2013 Naples, Fla.) The Salvation Army in Collier County is throwing out its net in search of monetary donations to help the needy and the destitute. “Our Food Pantry shelves are low or empty and we are concerned that we won’t be able to help people arriving at our door through the summer,” says Regional Coordinator Major Dan Proctor. “The Salvation Army has always relied on the generosity of local residents to help us do our work, and we are making a special plea at this time for support.” Last summer, The Salvation Army in Collier helped over 3,800 people – and anticipates more need this summer. Explaining the Corps’ current need, Proctor points out that “Our holiday donations have long since been depleted, and we have little left to work with.” Who are the truly needy? Among them are hardworking, low-income families w hose food budgets stretch to the breaking point in summer, when their children no longer receive federal school lunches. Others include laid-off workers who have run through their savings while seeking new employment. As a result, “We nd all of our supplies running low in the summer,” confesses Proctor. To donate nancially to The Salvation A rmy, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY, contact our Family Services Center of ce at 239-775-9447, mail your gifts to P.O. Box 8209, Naples FL 34101-8209, or make a donation online at www.salvationarmynaples.org. Businesses, churches and civic organization may consider holding a food drive for items such as canned meats, Spam, black beans, cereal and soups which are urgently needed. For more information on the programs provided by The Salvation Army in Collier County, visit their website at www.salvationarmynaples.org or call 239-775-9447. About The Salvation Army The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa. org. Food pantry supplies dwindle at The Salvation Army

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July 10, 2013 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Edison State College School of Health Professions is enthused about the Dental Hygiene Program’s recent make-over of the Lee campus Dental Hygiene Clinic. State-of-theart dental equipment was recently installed that included sixteen new dental chairs (16Pelton & Crane, Spirit 3003) and renovation of the dental materials lab. These upgrades w ill provide dental hygiene students with the most modern technology for the procedures that occur daily in the clinic and will also offer added comfort for the patients. The Dental Hygiene Clinic opened in December 2000 and serves 3,000 patients annually. The Clinic is equipped with sixteen dental suites including dental radiographic units and an instrument sterilization center. The Clinic incorporated electronic (paperless) patient records in 2004. Faculty, staff and students in the program also service the local community through participation in several projects such as: National Give Kids A Smile Day, Project Dentist Care, Elementary school presentations, Buckingham Exceptional Educational Program, Gulf Coast Dental Hygiene Table Clinics, JDRF Walk, Dental Health Month activities, Assisted Care Facilities Presentations, and Edison’s Light House Commons Nutritional Project. The Edison State College Dental Hygiene program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. For 18 consecutive years, graduates have earned a 100% pass rate on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination. The Program boasts a 90% completion rate among students accepted into the program, with 258 graduates since 1995. Each class is diverse with students of various age and ethnic backgrounds. English is a second language for 30% of the students enrolled in the program. The Dental Hygiene program also partners with the Continuing Education Department to offer an injectable dental anesthesia course for Florida’s Registered Dental Hygienists. This is a result of recent legislative change that expanded the scope of skills performed dental hygienists. National attention has determined the oral health connection to other systemic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, low infant birth weight, and nutritional deciencies. Dental hygiene focuses on the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease, through treatment and patient education. Results of national studies show that 80% of dental disease occurs in 20% of our population who are dentally underserved. “The Dental Hygiene Clinic is not only a great resource for providing clinical education for our students, but also a tremendous asset for our community members who may not have access to dental care,” said Karen Molumby, Program Director of Dental Hygiene. “Patients receive outstanding preventive dental care at an affordable price while students obtain valuable hands-on experience, supervised by our talented and experienced faculty who are licensed Dental Hygienists and Dentists,” added Dr. Marie Collins, Dean, School of Health Professions. Celebrating 50 years of excellence, Edison State College is Southwest Florida’s largest, most accessible and affordable institution of higher education. Proud to be tobaccofree, Edison State serves more than 24,000 students across ve counties and through Edison Online. For more information please visit www.edison.edu. 5 Immokalee Bulletin July 18, 2013 The new school year is just around the corner and for the second year Collier County Libraries are partnering with Collier County Schools to help supply children and teachers with much needed supplies. “There are even more families in need of help for this school year,” said Library Director Marilyn Matthes. “The support that library customers provide is greatly appreciated by the families who receive the needed materials. Please help make this year even more successful.” School supply bins will be available at all Collier County libraries beginning Wednesday, July 10, through Friday, August 9. A partial list of most needed items is listed below. For the complete list of new school supplies needed, go to www.collierlibrary.org and click the “School Supply Drive” link http://public.collier-lib.org/ schoolsupply13.pdf Most needed items:  Three-ring binders – 1”  Pocket Folders  Loose Leaf Paper (with holes and lines) For more information, visit www.collierlibrary.org Library, schools begin drive Edison State College dental hygiene clinic makeover Submitted photoPart of the Dental Hygiene Program’s recent make over.

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Employment Full Time Seminole Tribe of Florida Big Cypress ReservationAhfachkee School Seeking Florida Professionally Certi ed Teachers English Teacher (7th-12th) Physical Education Teacher Contact: joshualohn@semtribe.com or fax resume to: 954-967-3477 DRIVER NEEDED for a Company in Hendry County, must have a FL CDL Class B license w/Hazmat. Great bene ts: guaranteed 45 hr./week, quarterly bonus, health Ins., employer paid short & long term disability, life ins., & 401K with matching employer contributions, & competitive wages. Email resume & quali cations to: dumontjob@gmail.com Drivers$5,000 Sign-on Bonus Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great miles on this Regional Account Werner Enterprises 1-888-567-4854 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Employment Full TimeHOUSE CLEANING Experienced full time house cleaners, attention to detail, highly motivated, energetic self starter for a fast pace job. Serious inquires only. No drama! Naples area. Work you way to “Team Leader” Leave message at 239-353-0557. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. 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. Pets/Supplies All New Happy Jack Kennel Dip II kills eas, ticks, & MANGE mites without steroids. Do NOT use on cats!!!JACK & ANNS FEED & SUPPLY www.happyjackinc.com One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads ApartmentsESPERANZA PLACE Affordable 2BR and 3BR Apartments, Energy ef cient appliances, washer/ dryer hook ups, spacious oor plans, community center on site with computer lab for resident use and classes. From access to Carl Kuehner Community Center educational and social programs. Must be farm or grove labor employed. Pay no more than 30% of your households adjusted monthly income for rent and utilities. Call Rental Of ce at 657-2009 Mon-Fri, 8:00AM-5:00PM 2693 Marianna Way, #308 (TDD 1-800-955-8771) Equal Housing Opportunity Provider & 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 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 Public Notice COFFO BOARD MEETING, TO BE HELD: Friday, July 26. at 10:30am At the COFFO Immokalee Of ce 214 A South 1st Street Immokalee, FL 34142 447985 IB 7/18/2013 Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Public Notice NOTICE IWSD WATER CUSTOMERS TEMPORARY MODIFICATION OF DISINFECTION TREATMENT PROCEDURES Immokalee Water & Sewer District will be temporarily changing the disinfection process for the IWSD potable (drinking water) water supply. From July 22, 2013 to August 12, 2013 IWSD will disinfect the water with free chlorine rather than combined chlorine/ammonia (chloramines). This conversion to chlorine (which is a stronger disinfectant) from chloramines (which is a longer-lasting disinfectant) allows IWSD to perform a water distribution system purge as recommend by the Department of Environmental Protection for water utilities using chloramines as their primary disinfectant. This change will start at 8:00 AM on July 22nd and IWSD will then return to the chloramines disinfection process on August 12th at 8:00 a.m. This temporary change in disinfectant does not cause adverse health effects. However, during the period customers may experience a slight increase in the taste, odor and color of the water due to the change in treatment. Customers on kidney dialysis who use a proportioning machine to prepare dialysate at home are advised to contact their equipment supplier or physician take any appropriate steps to accommodate the change in water disinfection and to install the proper ltering devices if needed. Customers who have sh tanks or other aquatic species are advised to contact a pet store to ensure proper pretreatment of the water before adding or changing the water in the tank to avoid any problems associated with chlorine. Customers are asked to call IWSD at (239) 658-3630 with any questions concerning this change in disinfectants. AVISO CLIENTES DEL AGUA de IWSD MODIFICACI"N TEMPORAL DE PROCEDIMIENTOS DE TRATAMIENTO DE DESINFECCI"N El Immokalee Water & Sewer District cambiar temporalmente el proceso de desinfeccin para la bebida de (agua potable) abastecimiento de agua. Del 22 de Julio de 2013 a hasta el 12 de Agosto del 2013, IWSD desinfectar el echar agua con cloro libre ms bien que cloro/amonaco combinado (chloramines). Esta conversin al cloro (que es un desinfectante ms fuerte) de chloramines (que es un desinfectante ms largo durable) permite que IWSD para realizar una purga de sistema de distribucin de echar agua como recomiendan por el Departamento de Proteccin del Medio Ambiente para utilidades de echar agua usando chloramines como su desinfectante primario. Este cambio comenzar en 8:00 de la maana el 22 de Julio y IWSD volver entonces al proceso de desinfeccin chloramines el 12 de Agosto en 8:00 de la maana. Este cambio temporal del desinfectante no causa efectos de salud adversos. Sin embargo, durante este perodo los clientes pueden experimentar un aumento leve de savor, olor y color del agua debido al cambio del tratamiento. Clientes en dilisis del rin que usan una mquina que proporciona para preparar dialysate en casa les aconsejan que se pongan en contacto con su proveedor de equipo o mdico y tomen cualquier medida apropiada para acomodar el cambio de la desinfeccin de echar agua e instalar los dispositivos de ltracin apropiados que seyan necesario. A clientes que tienen acuarios u otras especies acuticas les aconsejan ponerse en contacto con una tienda de animales para asegurar el pretratamiento apropiado del agua antes de aadir o cambiar el agua en el tanque para evitar cualquier problema asociado con el cloro. A los clientes le piden que llamen a la o cina del IWSD al (239) 658-3630 con cualquier pregunta acerca de este cambio de desinfectantes. 448196 IB 7/18/2013 Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Reading a newspaper helps you get more out of life.No wonder newspaper readers have more fun! 6 Immokalee Bulletin July 18, 2013 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular!

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The Conservation Collier Program manages a regulated hunt program at Pepper Ranch Preserve in Immokalee. Collier County residents currently have the opportunity to enter a random draw for the following hunts. September 14-15, 2013 – Hog hunt October 19-20, 2013 – Deer hunt November 16-17, 2013 – Hog hunt December 7-8, 2013 – Hog hunt March 8-9, 2014 – Spring turkey hunt June 7-8, 2014 – Hog hunt Ten quota hunt permits will be issued for each hog hunt; four quota hunt permits will be issued for the deer hunt; and four quota hunt permits will be issued for the spring turkey hunt. All interested Collier County residents must submit an application by August 2, 2013, to enter the random draw. Selected hunters will be assessed a fee for each hunt weekend for which they are chosen: hog $55, deer $80, and spring turkey $105. All fees collected will be used to cover the costs of administering the hunt program. Visit the Pepper Ranch Preserve Hunt Program web page to submit an online application or to download a paper application http://www.colliergov.net/Index. aspx?page=2903. Completed paper applications may be dropped off, mailed, emailed, or faxed to the Pepper Ranch Preserve Hunt Program, 15000 Livingston Road, Naples, FL 34119, E-mail: ConservationCollier@colliergov.net Fax: 239-252-6720. Two youth hunts are also scheduled at Pepper Ranch Preserve for this season January 10, 11 and 12, 2014 – Youth hog hunt February 21, 22, and 23, 2014 – Youth turkey hunt Youth hunts are administered through the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. A $75 fee covers weekend meals and camping accommodations for one youth hunter and his/her guardian. For more information on the hunt program call 239-252-2957, or visit http://www. colliergov.net/Index.aspx?page=2903. The Conservation Collier Program was established by local referendum in 2002 to acquire, preserve, restore, and maintain vital and signi cant threatened natural lands located in Collier County for the bene t o f present and future generations. The Program was funded through 2012 by a property tax of 25 cents for every $1,000 of taxable property value. Conservation Collier currently owns over 4,000 acres in 19 different locations throughout the County. To nd out more about the Conservation Collier program go to www.colliergov.net/conservationcollier. Business & Service Directory AUCTION1996 Nissian JN1CA21D0TM4122331993 Ford 2FTJW35G5PCA56819 Time for a new car? Check out this auction onJuly 29, 2013 at 9amKeiths 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 Of“ce: (863) 675-704 5 1050 Commerce Dr. Suite B. Fax (863) 612-1158 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 July 18, 2013 Collier: The new hepatitis C recommendations propose that all U.S. baby boomers – the generation born between1945 and 1965 – get a one-time blood test to determine if they are infected with hepatitis C. The reason: two-thirds of people with hepatitis C are in this age group, and most are unaware they are infected with a virus that takes decades to cause damage. Every year, approximately 15,000 Americans die from liver cancer or chronic liver disease associated with viral hepatitis. Despite these statistics, viral hepatitis is not well known. In fact, as many as 75 percent people with chronic viral hepatitis do not know that they are infected. Without knowing if they are infected, these individuals cannot receive lifesaving care and treatment.  One in 30 baby boomers is infected with hepatitis C. Data from the Florida Department of Health (DOH) show 118,833 baby boomers in Florida are currently infected with hepatitis C.  3.5–5.3 million Americans are living with chronic (lifelong) viral hepatitis—hepatitis B or C. Most of them do not know that they are infected, placing them at greater risk for severe, even fatal, complications from the disease and increasing the likelihood that they will spread the virus to others.  A speci c blood test is the only way to know if you have viral hepatitis.  Hepatitis B and C viruses can cause chronic hepatitis, leading to cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer. Free STD screening is available as follows: 7/22 Free HIV Testing: Marion E. Fether Medical Center 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free HIV Testing: ICAN-Naples 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 7/23 Free HIV Testing: Marion E. Fether Medical Center 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free HIV Testing: ICAN-Naples 9 a m. – 4 p.m. 7/24 Free HIV Testing: Marion E. Fether Medical Center 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free Rapid HIV Testing and HEP & STD Screening DOH-Collier, Naples location 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free HIV Testing: ICAN-Naples 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 7/25 Free HIV Testing: Marion E. Fether Medical Center 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free Rapid HIV Testing and HEP & STD Screening DOH-Collier, Naples location 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free HIV Testing: ICAN-Naples 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 7/26 Free Rapid HIV Testing: Marion E. Fether Medical Ctr. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free HIV Testing: ICAN-Naples 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information about these events, please call Isidra Gomes at, Collier County Health Department, 239-252-2683 Collier County Health Dept. Naples: 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building H; Call 239 252 8593. Marion E. Fether Medical Center: 1454 Madison Ave W, Immokalee; Call 239 658 3000. ICAN. 3400 Radio Rd. Unit 108, Naples; Call 239-261-0096 July 28 is World Hepatitis Day Apply for Pepper Ranch hunts Naples, FL -7/11/13 The Shelter for A bused Women & Children’s Executive Director, Linda Oberhaus, has been appointed to the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee B, which is responsible for inv estigating allegations of unethical conduct by local attorneys. According to the The Florida Bar, the Committee is similar to that of a grand jury. Its function is “to ascertain, to the extent reasonably possible, all the facts relating to the grievances referred to it by The Florida Bar.” She is one of three non-attorney members serving on the committee, along with seven attorney members. Oberhaus, who has been with The Shelter since 2007, begins her three-year term on the Grievance Committee next month. The Shelter is Collier County’s only certi ed domestic violence center and has served more than 63,450 children, women and men, as well as their pets, since 1989. The Shelter celebrating 25 years of leading the community to prevent, protect and prevail over domestic violence through adv ocacy, empowerment and social change. To learn more about The Shelter, please call 239.775.3862, or visit www.naplesshelter.org. Shelter’s director appointed to committee

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Public Notice Collier County Housing, Human and Veteran Services Disaster Recovery Enhancement Funds (DREF) AgreementCollier County is developing its FY 2012-2013 One Year Action Plan as part of its 5-Year Consolidated Plan (CP) FY Collier County, Housing Human & Veteran Services (HHVS) has received $3,335,131.91 in Community Development Block Grant, (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Enhancement Funds (DREF), from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunities (DEO). Of this funding, $300,000 was selected for a Hurricane Hardening Project at Bromelia Place in Immokalee. The selected location must be modi“ed due to the current subrecipient not being able to proceed with the project. Housing, Human and Veteran Services is currently taking applications for eligible project(s) to replace the Bromelia Place Project. Applications as solicited will address funds available for Disaster Recovery Initiative Grants funds #07-DB-3V-09-21-01-Z01, #08DB-D3-09-21-01-A03, 10DB-D4-09-21-01-K09 and Disaster Recovery Enhancement Funds (DREF) Grant #12DB-P5-09-21-01-K39. A Public meeting will be held at 750 South 5th Street, Immokalee, FL 34142, Room #1 on July 22, at 2:00 pm. The meeting will advise Collier citizens of the proposed change in number of bene“ciaries, use and/or service area to the DREF agreement. The new project or projects will bene“t the low income residents of Collier County. If you have any public comments and require special aid or services as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act or require someone to translate or sign, please contact the HHVS of“ce at (239) 252-4663, no later than two (2) days prior to the public meeting date. Public Comment Period: There will be a public comment period from July 22, 2013 thru August 22, 2013 regarding the proposed modi“cation for Collier Countys DREF funding. During this period, citizens may send their comments on this matter to the Department of Housing, Human, and Veteran Services, ATTN: Kristi Sonntag, 3339 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 211, Naples, FL 34112. The County will respond to all written comments in writing, within 15 days of receipt. On August 5, 2013, the proposed modi“cation will be presented to Colliers Countys Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) for their review and approval. This regular AHAC meeting will take place at 3:00 pm. in the Board of County Commissioners Board hearing room on the third ”oor of the administration building located at 3299 Tamiami Trail E. Naples, Florida. Final Action: The modi“cation in consideration of all comments received to changes to the DREF grant agreement will be on the agenda of the August 27, 2013 absentia meeting of the Board of County Commissioners and subject to rati“cation at a public hearing on September 10, 2013. For additional information, please contact Kristi Sonntag at (239) 252-2486 or KristiSonntag@colliergov.net. Collier County complies with the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3600, et seq) and County Fair Housing Ordinance 92-9.Aviso Pblico Departamento de Vivienda, Servicios Humanos y Veteranos Del Condado de Collier Fondos de mejora de Recuperacin por Desastre (DREF) AcuerdoEl Departamento de Vivienda, y Servicios Humanos & Veterano del Condado de Collier (HHVS) ha recibido $ 3,335,131.91 en fondos de Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) para recuperacin de Desastre (DREF), del Departamento de Oportunidades Econmicas de Florida (DEO). De estos fondos, se seleccionaron 300.000 dlares para un proyecto de endurecimiento contra huracnes en Bromelia Place en Immokalee. La ubicacin seleccionada ser modi“cado debido a que el sub-receptor actual no tiene la capacidad de continuar con el proyecto. El Departamento est actualmente aceptando solicitudes para proyectos elegibles para reemplazar el proyecto. Se solicitan aplicaciones para el uso de fondos disponibles de la Iniciativa contra la recuperacin de desastres # 07-DB-3V09-21-01-Z01, # 08DB-D3-09-21-01-A03, 10DB-D4-09-21-01 -K09 y fondos de mejoramiento de recuperacin de desastre (DREF) # 12DB-P5-09-21-01-K39. Una reunin pblica se llevar a cabo en el 750 South 5th Street, Immokalee, FL 34142, Room # 1 el 22 de julio, a las 2:00 pm. La reunin asesorar a los ciudadanos Collier de la propuesta de cambio en el nmero de bene“ciarios, el uso y / o rea de servicio al acuerdo DREF. El nuevo proyecto o proyectos bene“ciarn a los residentes de bajos ingresos del Condado de Collier. Si tiene algn comentario pblico y necesita ayuda o servicios segn lo indica la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades especiales o los que necesita a alguien para traducir o inscribirse, por favor comunquese con la o“cina HHVS al (239) 252-4663, en el plazo de dos (2) das antes a la fecha de la reunin pblica. Perodo de comentarios pblicos: Habr un perodo de comentarios pblicos desde el 22 de julio 2013 al 22 de agosto 2013 en relacin con la modi“cacin propuesta para la “nanciacin DREF del Condado de Collier. Durante este perodo, los ciudadanos pueden enviar sus comentarios sobre este asunto al Departamento de Vivienda, y Servicios Humanos y Veteranos (HHVS), Atencin: Kristi Sonntag, 3339 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 211, Naples, FL 34112. El Condado responder a todos los comentarios escritos por escrito, dentro de 15 das de la recepcin. El 5 de agosto de 2013, la modi“cacin propuesta se presentar al Comit Asesor del Condado de Collier de Vivienda Asequible (AHAC) para su revisin y aprobacin. Esta reunin AHAC regulares se llevar a cabo a las 3:00 pm. en la Junta de Comisionados del Condado Junta sala de audiencias en el tercer piso del edi“cio administrativo ubicado en 3299 Tamiami Trail E. Naples, Florida. Accin Final: La modi“cacin en la consideracin de todos los comentarios recibidos de los cambios en el acuerdo de subvencin DREF estar en el orden del da del 27 de agosto 2013 reunin absentia de la Junta de Comisionados del Condado y sujeto a la rati“cacin en audiencia pblica el 10 de septiembre de 2013. Para obtener informacin adicional, pngase en contacto con Kristi Sonntag al (239) 252-2486 o KristiSonntag@colliergov.net. Condado de Collier cumple con la Ley de Vivienda Justa (42 USC 3600, et seq) y con la Ordenanza de Vivienda Justa, 92-9, del Condado de Collier. 8 Immokalee Bulletin July 18, 2013 NAPLES, FL., -July 16, 2013 –The 4th Annual Edgerrin James Football Skills Camp will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 from 8:00am to 3:30pm at the North Park in Ave Maria, Florida. This camp is for football enthusiasts of all levels, ages 6 – 18. This hands-on camp will develop an all-around athlete from the inside out, giving each attendee the ability to fully realize his/her potential in a fun and safe environment. The Edgerrin James Football Skills Camp offers a full day of pure football skills enhancement. Instructors include some of the best athletes from college and the National Football League (NFL), as well as elite members of the NFL’s coaching staff. The camp structure is designed to actively engage every participant. Each camper will be placed in groups based on similar age, size, and/ or experience level. Campers will receive v aluable instruction on technique enhancements, teamwork, sportsmanship, and educational life skills. There is no cost for the camp. To sign up, or for more information, please call 239-6571951 or email info@edgerrinjamesfoundation.org or visit www.edgerrinjamesfoundation.com. Edgerrin Tyree James, an American football running back and NFL all-time rusher, was recruited out of Immokalee High School by the University of Miami before going on to play professionally with the Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, and Indianapolis Colts. James established the Edgerrin James Foundation, Inc. in 2000 whose mission is to improve the decision-making process of youth and young adults, enhancing the quality of their lives and empowering them to make positive contributions to society. The Town of Ave Maria has been designed as a hometown for the 21st century, a place where residents of different generations and backgrounds can nd all they need to live life to the fullest – schools, shopping, employment opportunities, recreational facilities, and more. In addition, the presence of Ave Maria University offers educational and cultural experiences unlike any other in the area. At its build out, it will include 11,000 residences in its 4,000 acres. Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County. The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. For more information, please visit www.avemaria.com or call 239-3523903. Sign up for Edgerrin James Football Camp Edgerrin James IMMOKALEE – Parents at Immokalee Community School will be expected this school year to speak Spanish to their children every week. At the end of the year, the school will assess how well the children’s Spanish has improved. The charter school, operated by Redlands Christian Migrant Association, serves some 250 children from low-income, predominantly Hispanic families. The Spanish requirement is being added to the contract that ICS requires parents to sign at the beginning of each school year. To help with this focus, RCMA Immokalee Community School has hired Cecelia “Cece” Estrada, an Immokalee High School graduate with a Masters of Social Work degree. She is available at the school from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help parents with their contracts. “Too many parents are so happy their kids are learning English that they neglect to realize that being bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish, is very valuable,” Estrada said. “We know parents can reverse this trend for their own children, so why not?” The contract also requires parents to attend a minimum of three training sessions per year. Some sessions focus on parenting skills such as what discipline works and setting limits. Others will focus on learning more about the Latino culture. “Being bicultural, being able to navigate successfully in two different cultures, is just as valuable as being bilingual,” said Barbara Mainster, RCMA’s executive director. Instead of feeling “different” and not liking it, children should celebrate values that may be different from Anglo America, Mainster said. For example, respect and family are huge themes in Latino cultures. Understanding how to behave in different settings is a plus. “Imagine you are from Apple and hiring to build up the Latin American market,” she said. “Who would you pick – the young person who speaks both English and Spanish, and knows how to behave in Latin America, or the one who only speaks English and hasn’t a clue about differing expectations based on culture? “It just makes good business sense,” Mainster said. “The majority of the families RCMA serves are Mexican or Mexican/ American. Their children arrive at school with special talents, and RCMA does not intend to let them be lost in this next generation. The world is getting smaller and Immokalee Community School intends for its students to be on the front line of leadership in that world.” Parents’ homework: Speak Spanish to kids