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Serving Immokalee, Ave Maria and Eastern Collier County Thursday, July 31, 2014 Vol. 47 No. 31 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads NAPLES ASG Software Solutions in Naples recently donated hundreds of of ce supplies to agencies supported by the United Way. The Guadalupe Center, which runs educational and support programs for children in Immokalee, was one recipient o f many of these much-needed items. The day-long give away was organized by Craig Bamberg, Senior Director of Community Relations for ASG. "For over 25 years Company donates supplies to girls center New of ce location and times for local Salvation ArmyNAPLES The Salvation Army of Collier County will be relocating their Social Service of ce in Immokalee to 2050 Commerce Avenue, Unit #8, Immokalee, FL 34142. The new of ce is in the same building and will open at 8.30 am on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Expanded Hours of Operation will be: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8.30am to 11.30am and 1.30pm to 3.30pm The old of ce at 2050 Commerce Avenue Unit #3 will close at 3.30pm on Friday, July 25, 2014. All social service requests for food, utilities and rent must be made in person at the new address starting on July 30, 2014. Proof of identity and residency in Collier County is required. Learn about The Salvation Army in Collier County online at www.SalvationArmyNaples.org (http://www.SalvationArmyNaples. org) on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ SalvationArmyNaplesand nd them on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SalArmyNaples About The Salvation Army The Salvation Army, an evangelical part by Jane Nicholl Special to the Immokale BulletinSummer has been a busy time and especially so for the children from Immokalee who attended the Guadalupe S.T.A.R. Summer School Program at Pinecrest and Village Oaks Elementary Schools. From early in the morning until late afternoon, they were involved in learning about the children living in different countries around the world, with a curriculum which took them to the seven continents. With books like All Kinds of Children, written by Norma Simon, they came to realize that although children may dress differently, eat different food, or live in houses that look different, they do many of the same things each day like attending school, helping with jobs at home, and playing favorite games. Village Oaks Elementary students had the opportunity to sample Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Indian dishes on one of their "cultural days." They also created decorations and cultural artifacts in their classrooms to resemble one of the continents, as an end of summer project. Summer is often the time when children can slip further behind in their academic work if they don't practice what they've learned from the previous school year. The S.T.A.R. students were helped with their reading skills by a retired reading specialist who volunteered in the program again this summer. The children were taught basic reading comprehension strategies and encouraged to use these strategies to help them understand the books they read. Each strategy was linked with a read aloud book to reinforce and practice the reading skill. Trevor's Wiggly Wobbly Tooth by Lester Laminack will be remembered for the many kinds of "connections" all of the children Summer Fun for S.T.A.R. Students Collier County, Fla.July 30, 2014: The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Of ce will begin mailing sample ballots today to every registered voter who has not requested a mail/absentee ballot for the upcoming August 26 Primary Election. The sample ballot indicates which contests voters are eligible to participate in. Eligibility depends on where a voter lives in the county and/or the voter's registered party af liation. Voters are encouraged to complete their sample ballot and use it as a guide when voting in person during Early Voting or on Election Day. There are three ways to vote in Collier County: Vote by Mail, Early Voting and Election Day. If voters cast their ballot in person, they are reminded to bring current signature and photo identi cation to their polling location. If you have questions about the 2014 Primary Election, visit our website at www.CollierVotes.com or call 252-VOTE. Supervisor of Elections Of ce Begins Mailing Sample Ballots Submitted photo/ Jane NichollStudents from Ms. Poucely’s second grade class holding some of the books read to them over the summer. See Army — Page 2 See Students — Page 2 See Donates — Page 2

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2 Immokalee Bulletin July 31, 2014 To Reach UsMailing Address: P.O. Box 518 LaBelle, FL 33975 Physical Address: 22 Ft. Thompson Ave. Phone: (239) 657-6000 Fax: (863) 675-1449 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 The deadline for all advertising is 4 p.m. on Friday 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.StaffPublisher: Patty Brant Advertising Services: Dale Conyers Advertising Services: Barbara Calfee Executive Editor: Katrina ElskenOur 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 € To help our community become a better place to live and work, through our dedication to conscientious journalism. € To provide the information citizens need to make their own intelligent decisions about public issues. € To report the news with honesty, accuracy, purposeful neutrality, fairness, objectivity, fearlessness and compassion. € To use our opinion pages to facilitate community debate, not to dominate it with our own opinions. € To disclose our own con”icts of interest or potential con”icts to our readers. € To correct our errors and to give each correction the prominence it deserves. € To provide a right to reply to those we write about. € To treat people with courtesy, respect and compassion. Masthead photo courtesy of Waddy Thompson www.facebook.com/waddytphotos Serving Immokalee, Ave Maria and Eastern Collier County of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 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 spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa. org ArmyContinued From Page 1 we (ASG) have tried to provide our time, talent, treasure, as it is important for us as community members. We are happy that these items will assist with local education,” Bamberg says. The donated three-ring binders, tape and tape dispensers, dry erase markers and more will be put to good use in all of Guadalupe’s educational programs. More than 1,000 children a day are served by the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program for children six weeks through ve years of age, Guadalupe After-school Program (GAP) serving students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade, and the college-prep Tutor Corps Program for high school students. The Guadalupe Center thanks ASG Software Solutions for their continued support of local non-pro ts helping to improve the lives of the hardworking poor. The Guadalupe Center is a non-pro t organization focused on helping impoverished families in Immokalee. The mission of the Guadalupe Center is to break the cycle of poverty by providing educational, social, and other support programs and resources. For more information, contact Kelly Hammer, Director of Donor Relations, at khammer@guadalpecenter.org or (239) 657-7158. DonatesContinued From Page 1 made having lost some of their baby teeth and for the surprise ending with Trevor’s Grandma coming to school for a project. Other projects during the summer taught the children about their own community. They learned about animal safety when a representative from Domestic Animal Services visited. With a visit from The David Lawrence Center, the students learned about bullying and the importance of respecting other children. The Parks & Recreation Department held a Field Day for the students with all kinds of games outdoors like sack races and tug of war competitions. Perhaps most fun for all, were the “Fun Fridays” with water games in the morning and popcorn and movies in the afternoon. The new academic school year will soon be begin. With the support of the S.T.A.R. Guadalupe Summer Program, these students will be ready. If you would like more information about the Guadalupe S.T.A.R. or After School Programs, call 239-657-7711 or look on their website www.guadalupecenter.org StudentsContinued From Page 1 Allen Chapel looks forward to back to schoolAllen A.M.E. Chapel would like to invite students, teachers, school administrators and school staff to a special Back-to-School worship service on Sunday, August 17, at 11 a.m. Special guest speaker will be Mr. Oliver Phipps, who is an awesome humorous motivational speaker, and is well a respected assistant principal in Collier County. Join us for ice cream and cake after the service. Also, teachers and students will have the opportunity to win a variety of restaurant and Wal-Mart gift cards. LunchThe monthly feeding ministry Martha’s Kitchen will serve a free, hot and delicious lunch Saturday, August 9, beginning at noon until the food is gone. “I was hungry and you gave me food.” Matthew 25:34. Rev. Lori Snell, Pastor, and Sister Diane Robinson, Coordinator.Little League clinicParents, now is the time to get your kids signed up for our baseball and softball clinics. Immokalee Little League and Parks and Recreation are partnering up to start a 12week program so your child can learn the basic fundamentals of baseball and softball. Our clinics will begin July 07 till October 04 and will run approximately 12 weeks. The days of the clinics will be on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays, Mon. and Tues. from 6:30-8 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The ages for our clinic will run from 9 years old to 15 years of age boys or girls. A small fee of $40.00 will be collected at the time of registration. You can register at the Immokalee Sports Complex (Swimming Pool). If you any questions feel free to give us a call at the numbers provided. You will also be able to ll out an application at the Immokalee Sports Complex as well. Stephen Herrera 239-658-4071 William Trevino 239-324-3072 Communtiy Briefs JULY 22, 2014 NAPLES, FLA. Cindy Lewis, campus dean, Student Affairs and Academic Services, Florida SouthWestern State College Collier Campus, was recently awarded with the Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administration’s (FASFAA) Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award. “I am honored to have been chosen for this recognition,” Lewis said. “FASFAA is an organization that has been near and dear to me, and the training it provides to nancial aid professionals greatly bene ts Florida’s colleges and college students.” “Cindy’s service to the college has been an inspiration to all of us,” said Dr. Robert Jones, Collier Campus President/Regional Vice President Economic & Community Development. “The support and guidance she has given to FSW’s students, the leadership she has provided to our staff and faculty, and her active participation in FASFAA are proof of her dedication not only to FSW but to all of higher education.” To receive the award, honorees must have served in higher education nancial aid position for no less than 10 years, served in a leadership position in FASFAA, and must be retiring. Lewis has been a member of the association since 1986 and has served in a number of positions within the organization including president, vice president, sponsorship chair and legislative liaison. She also served as Financial Aid Director at FSW for 24 years. She will retire from FSW in fall 2014. About FASFAA: The Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA) is a not-for-pro t educational corporation comprised of over 700 nancial aid professionals. These individuals represent all sectors of the nancial aid community, including postsecondary institutions in Florida, lending institutions, state governmental agencies, loan servicing agencies, and other organizations that support nancial aid administration. FSW Dean Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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NAPLES -— The CarMax Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to the Guadalupe Center’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program. Funding from this grant will be used to support and enhance this program through the purchase of educational supplies. The Guadalupe Center’s ECE program is nationally accredited, and in order to meet that high standard, a variety of targeted educational activities and supplies are needed. These items are critical to the program’s success and the success of its students. The ECE program purchases and replenishes supplies throughout the year as items are constantly evaluated for wear and tear and age appropriateness. Some of the educational supplies slated to be purchased for the ECE program include manipulatives for ne and gross motor development, books, blocks, creative play equipment, and educational software for computers. The CarMax Foundation was established in 2003 to support the communities where CarMax associates live and work. To date, The CarMax Foundation has granted over $20 million across the country. The Guadalupe Center is a non-pro t educational organization focused on helping impoverished families in Immokalee. The mission of the Guadalupe Center is to “break the cycle of poverty by providing educational, social, and other support programs and resources.” Programs begin at six weeks of age and continuing through college graduation. The Women’s Foundation was created in 1999 to address a potential maternity care crisis in Collier County. Thanks to a partnership agreement between members of the OB/GYN community the Collier County Health Department and Naples Community Hospital, the Foundation provided prenatal, delivery and postpartum care to women in nancial need. Services were paid through Medicaid, Healthy Start or other funding sources. More recently, the Foundation’s nancial circumstances led to discussions of turning operations over to the HCN. “We have been impressed with the Foundation’s work and dedication to their patients and community,” said Healthcare Network CEO Mike Ellis. “When discussions arose regarding us taking over operations, w e couldn’t have found a more perfect t w ith our mission of providing quality healthcare accessible to everyone.” In addition, HCN welcomes ve new care providers including Dr.Thomas Beckett, Dr. Chris Grevengood, Dr. Dean Hildahl, Dr. Max Kamerman, Dr. Wallace McLean, Sarah Clay, ARNP; and Jessica Loerop, PA-C. Last year, the Women’s Foundation cared for 1,100 women, providing more than 8,000 prenatal visits and nearly 1,200 deliveries. According to Thomas VanPelt, former Women’s Health Foundation Executive Director, now HCN Director of Administrative Operations, the move will enhance patient services with additional staf ng and the ability to utilize electronic health records as well as other modern administrative technology. Established by community leaders in 1977, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida is a private not-for-pro t organization providing primary medical and dental care for more than 36,000 people in Southwest Florida (25,000 are children) at 14 medical and dental service locations in Collier County, including the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. For more information on the Healthcare Network, contact Kaydee Tuff at (239) 6583116 or ktuff@healthcaresw .org 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! 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SUMMER SPECIAL! 3 Immokalee Bulletin July 31, 2014 NAPLES – The David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, notfor-pro t mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, is pleased to announce a $2,600 grant from The Glitter Foundation, Inc. to fund a new art therapy program on the Children’s Crisis Stabilization Unit, an inpatient mental health unit where children experiencing a psychiatric crisis receive brief voluntary and involuntary evaluation and treatment. Amanda Jaron, founder of The Glitter Foundation and a longtime supporter of the David Lawrence Center, shared, “I could not be more proud to help get the DLC children’s art therapy program off to a running start. Our foundation is celebrating our rst year in Southwest Florida and we look forward to being able to do more initiatives like this in the years to come.” The new art therapy group will be held twice a month and will be conducted by an independent registered art therapist and mental health counselor. The goal of the program is to improve the child’s ability to communicate in healthy ways, increase selfexpression, provide and reinforce emotional regulation skills and increase the child’s sense of well-being while on the unit. The Children’s Crisis Unit Art Therapy program will utilize the therapeutic use o f art making to help children who experience illness, trauma or challenges in living. It is based on the belief that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps children to resolve con icts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress and achieve insight while also increasing self-esteem and self-awareness. David Lawrence Center CEO Scott Burgess adds, “We are very pleased to partner with the Glitter Foundation on this new program that will advance our strategic priorities to enhance community collaborations and partnerships; grow child and adolescent services; expand development efforts and nancial resources as well as utilize innovative clinical programming to help more children in need. About The Glitter Foundation, Inc. The Glitter Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to strengthening the community both now and for future generations by providing access to the Arts and the endless possibilities the y offer through building Art Education and Art Therapy programs for children. The Foundation is committed to transforming powerful ideas of passionate community leaders so that all children – especially those in underserved communities – have the opportunit y to succeed. Glitter Foundation awards DLC a grant for new program The Healthcare Network assumes operation of W omen’s Health Foundation Foundation grants Guadalupe Center for early childhood program Submitted photo The David Lawrence Center is pleased to announce a $2,600 grant from The Glitter Foundation, Inc. to fund a new art therapy program.

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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 4 Immokalee Bulletin July 31, 2014 NAPLES – The David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, notfor-pro t mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults, and families, and its communications partner, C2 Communications, were recognized by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Sunshine District with a Radiance A ward for the social media campaign “Engaging Young Executives in Support of Mental Health”. The Radiance Awards honor outstanding achievement in comprehensive public relations campaigns. Entries were judged based on the professional standards of research to identify the opportunity, strategic planning to achieve objectives, execution of high quality materials, evaluations of results, as well as the effective use of the budget. “We are so proud of the efforts of both our communications team and Young Executives who have worked tirelessly as adv ocates in our community to spread awareness about mental health throughout the y ounger demographic in SW Florida. This social media campaign will have lasting effects in building partnerships that enhance the health and wellness of the one in four children and adults who experience mental, emotional, psychological, and substance abuse challenges in or community,” said Scott Burgess, CEO of the David Lawrence Center. Working with C2 Communications, David Lawrence Center developed a social media strategy to help engage its group of Young Executives in the Center’s mission of creating life-changing wellness in Collier County. As a grassroots movement, the campaign sought to expand the Center’s reach through word of mouth to young executives in Collier County. The campaign’s goals were to double attendance to DLC Young Execs two signature events and increase fundraising by 25 percent. Since 2010, the DLC Young Executives have increased attendance to its events from 80 guests to 539 guests. Additionally, fundraising by the grassroots organization has increased from $2,105 in 2010 to $25,450 in 2013/2014. David Lawrence Center is the Southwest Florida-based, not-for-pro t leading provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. The Center provides innovative, comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, residential and community based prevention and treatment services for the one in four local children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance abuse challenges. David Lawrence Center has eight locations in Collier County and touches the lives of more than 40,000 people each year. For more information about David Lawrence Center call 239-455-8500 or visit www.DavidLawrenceCenter.org. About the Public Relations Society of America Chartered in 1947, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is the world’s largest and foremost organization of public relations professionals. PRSA’s Sunshine District represents 1,000 public relations professionals from seven chapters throughout Florida. The Sunshine District is one of 10 PRSA districts nationwide and provides educational resources, scholarships, and professional development opportunities for the industry’s leading professionals. On a local and national level, PRSA provides professional development, sets standards of excellence and upholds principles of ethics for its members and, more broadly, the multi-billion dollar global public relations profession. For more information, visit www.PRSASunshine.com. PRSA Sunshine District Radiance Award for DLC and C2 Communications Submitted photoThe Radiance Awards honor outstanding achievement in comprehensive public relations campaigns. A new National Park Service report shows that over two and a half million visitors to the national parks in South Florida, spent $206 million last year in surrounding communities. That spending supported over 2,700 jobs in South Florida. The report shows numbers speci c to Big Cypress National Preserve included a total of 1,007,789 v isitors that spent an estimated $75,954,700 in South Florida communities and created approximately 997 jobs. “This report shows that park areas are an important part of our lives in the South Florida. They provide open space for people to enjoy and help to build a strong economy.” said Superintendent Pedro Ramos. The new report shows that national parks are signi cant drivers in the economy, returning ten dollars for every one that is invested in the National Park Service. Parks are the primary economic engines of many gateway communities. Visitors come to the parks from all over the world to experience the amazing scenery, natural resources, history and wildlife that the parks provide. Nearby communities provide visitors with services that support thousands of mostly local jobs. Additional jobs are provided by building, educational and natural resource related projects that take place in parks and utilize local companies. “South Florida’s national park areas improve the quality of life for everyone in South Florida by creating jobs, protecting the environment and providing opportunities for people to get outdoors and enjoy nature,” said Don Finefrock, Executive Director of the South Florida National Parks Trust, a nonpro t partner that supports all four parks through fundraising and community outreach. According to the national economic analysis, most visitor spending was for lodging, followed by food and beverages, fuel, admissions, souvenirs and other expenses. The largest job categories supported by visitor spending were for restaurants and lodging. The report shows nearly $15 billion of direct spending by 274 million visitors in communities within 60 miles of a national park. This spending supported more than 237,000 jobs nationally, with most of them found in gateway communities. The spending had a cumulative bene t to the national economy of nearly $27 billion. Combined 2013 report gures include those for Biscayne, Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks, and Big Cypress National Preserve. The total for the four parks is up slightly from the previous year. This is while visitor spending was down by 1 percent nationally. To learn more about national parks in Florida and how the National Park Service works with Florida communities to help preserve local history, conserve the environment, and provide outdoor recreation, go to www.nps.gov/ orida. To download the report on visitor spending at individual parks and by state, visit http://www.nature. nps.gov/socialscience/economics.cfm. For more information about Big Cypress National Preserve, please visit the preserve website at www.nps.gov/bicy, or follow the park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ BigCypressNPS. Tourism to Floridas National Parks boosts economy and creates jobs

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5 Immokalee Bulletin July 31, 2014 Submitted photoImmokalee graduates plan for futureThe Immokalee Foundation recently recognized the accomplishments of 87 graduates participating in TIF programs, during a graduation ceremony and celebration held at Ave Maria University. Sisters Gabriela and Elizabeth Hernandez were both recognized for their accomplishments. Gabriela, involved in Take Stock in Children and Immokalee Readers, graduated from high school, and Elizabeth, in the College Success program, graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Gabriela, who wants to be a pastry chef, is attending iTECH and Elizabeth is returning to Immokalee to teach at Eden Park Elementary. Elizabeth said, “I’m very proud that I was accepted into the TIF program. They helped me meet people, provided great advice and assisted with obtaining scholarships.” Immokalee Bulletin/ Patty BrantMiniature golf Maximum FunKids in Immokalee have a new place to have fun. Come play miniature golf at the Collier County Community Park, behind the library. It’s a great place to take a break and try your hand at something different. Five-year-old Micah Sidney recently spent an afternoon with his mom, Sherlyne Sidney and his aunt, Jessica Sidney, not pictured, making the rounds. Micah is heading to kindergaren at Pinecrest Elementary this fall. It was his rst experience with miniature golf and young Micah had a great time trying to get the little ball to go where he wanted it to. The course was donated to the Immokalee community through the generosity of the Rotary Club.

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Auctions e Largest Government Surplus Equipment Auction on the SW Coast of FloridaLive & Online Bidding for Farm, Ranch, Construction Equip., Misc tools. Sat. Aug 2nd at 9AMNow Accepting Consignments Go to online bidding at LandAuctionService.com Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd. N. Ft Myers, FL 33917 Frank E. Land, Auctioneer (239) 936-4121AB2084/AU2814 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Employment Full Time MAGNOLIA PACKING INC, a fresh vegetable packing house, is looking for a PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR with three (plus) years produce experience. Must be bi-lingual and be willing to work long hours during the season. Email your resume to royboy01@bellsouth.net HELP WANTED A. Duda & Sons, Inc., is currently looking for Experienced Mechanics as well as General Labor for our Cattle Department (experience preferred). You can apply in person at 12000 S. SR 29, Felda, Florida or online by sending your resume to hrlb@duda.com. DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 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! Employment Full Time How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Employment Full TimeExecutive Assistant to the Chief Financial Of cer United States Sugar is seeking an Executive level Assistant to provide administrative support to the Chief Financial Of cer. Please respond if you have the following: Of ce skills including knowledge of computers (Word, Excel, SAP etc.). Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Be resourceful and able to nd creative solutions for business problems. Possess excellent organizational and time management skills. Demonstrated ability in dealing with sensitive and con dential material. Five plus years of progressive experience in an executive of ce assisting executives in positions where discretion and judgment was required. Excellent compensation package including bonus and full bene ts. Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Employment Full Time Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Employment Full Time DIESEL MECHANICS $23.34 per Hour Will work on a large agriculture property out of a service truck performing maintenance and repairs on tractors and agricultural implements. Experience with hydraulic, electrical, HVAC and diesel engine repair are needed to be successful in this position. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Perform engine, transmission, drive train, brakes, chassis, diagnosis and repairs on agricultural and industrial equipment including cultivators, discs, tractors, bulldozers, backhoes, stationary pumps, and over the road equipment. EMAIL Jdooley@ussugar.com Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Shop here first! The classified ads 6 Immokalee Bulletin July 31, 2014 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! No wonder newspaper readers have more fun!READING A NEWSPAPER HELPS YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY.

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Allen Chapel A.M.E Church (208 S. 3rd Street), arguably the oldest church in Immokalee celebrated its 76th Church Anniversary on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 3:00p.m. The church was crowded with clergy and lay persons who had come to help make this celebratory ministry mile stone a grand event. The pastors and ministers who are af liated with the Immokalee Ministerial Alliance, of which the pastor of Allen Chapel, Rev. Lori Snell, serves as its founding president, were in attendance, showing great support. Allen Chapel's motto is: The Church Where Intentional Ministry Occurs. Their heart's desire is to continue to encourage and befriend the down trodden, feeding the hungry, providing clothing and other needs that people have, ministering to Immokalee's youth through youth discipleship programs and various outreach events and supporting the schools of Immokalee in whatever way they can; but more importantly, they will continue spreading the liberating Gospel of Jesus Christ, so that souls will be saved and lives will be positively transformed b y the power of God. Pastor Snell, who reall y wants to do God's work, God's way, gives all glory and praise to God for the great things He has done over the past 76 years through their ministry and for the great things He is doing still. Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church celebrates 76th Anniversar y TECHNOLOGY POSITIONS PROGRAMMER-ERP SYSTEMS Work on an ERP team to understand business processes and technical requirements. Candidate will de ne, develop and implement solutions through writing application code [testing, debugging, and documentation]. Through hands-on training, acquire SAP ABAP programming skills. Attributes Familiarity with Systems Development Lifecycle of applications in an ERP system landscape. Experience with relational databases and SQL programming, Visual Studio is a plus. Network Administrator Requirements:• Experience in all areas of local and wide area network management and administration including system con guration, setup, troubleshooting, and end user support; experience supporting telecommunications equipment is preferred.• Candidate should possess a functional understanding of virtual LANs and dynamic trunking protocols.• Candidate should possess solid understanding of the following aspects of networking and the support of IP networks to include: OSI model, STP, and 802.11 a, b, g, n protocols. • Candidate should possess a functional understanding of routing protocols to include: OSPF and EIGRP• Candidate should possess a functional understanding of additional protocols and services to include. LACP, VRRP, HSRP• Candidate should be familiar with a basic understanding of GLBP, MPLS, VPLS and BGP EMAIL: Jdooley@ussugar.com Employment Full Time ApartmentsESPERANZA PLACE Affordable 2 & 3 BR 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 RentTRAFFORD PINE ESTATES INC. 2 & 3 BR/1BATH All appliances & low deposit. $450 & up. 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 Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Business & Service Directory AUCTION 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 7 Immokalee Bulletin July 31, 2014 Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. July 29, 2014 FORT MYERS, FLA. The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation recently named Dr. Joseph Mark Kramp, Ph.D., as Director of Development. "Joseph is a welcome addition to the FSW Foundation as it sets out to develop more support and major gift contributions from the Southwest Florida community. We want to sustain the sort of academic excellence students have come to expect at FSW," said Dr. Louis Traina, vice president of Institutional Advancement for FSW. Dr. Kramp is an integral member of the Foundation's team of professionals committed to strategic fundraising initiatives. He earned his doctorate and master's degree in the Psychology of Religion from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and an additional master's degree from the Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey. Prior to joining the FSW Foundation, Dr. Kramp has been an adjunct professor of religious studies and philosophy at universities across the region, including FSW. He has also been involved in fundraising initiatives at church-related ministries, institutions of public higher education, and hospitals. As Director of Development for FSW's Foundation and a rm believer in the importance of higher education, Dr. Kramp will focus on developing personal relationships with members of the community who are seeking to invest in FSW to improve opportunities for local students. Dr. Kramp has been a writer, editor, and reviewer for dozens of articles, papers, and books in his eld and maintains a private practice as a Psychologist of Religion. He was recognized in 2013 with the Adele Mellen Prize for a Signi cant Contribution to Scholarship from The Edwin Mellen Press, and he has been the recipient of numerous awards, recognitions, and scholarships since 2002. Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida's largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving more than 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety o f nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with twoand four-year degrees, and professional certi cations. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW will debut its intercollegiate athletics program in the fall 2015. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information Dr. Joseph Kramp named Director of Development for Florida SouthWestern College Foundation Submitted photoMembers of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church Collier CountyI-75/Alligator Alley Rest Area at mile marker 63: Construction project: Work continues to build two recreational access areas adjacent to the Big Cypress National Preserve backcountry trails, replace the existing rest area, build a new public safety center and water treatment plant, and upgrade the existing wastewater treatment plant. During the morning hours of 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, July 28, motorists should expect the southbound exit ramp to the rest area to be closed while crews place maintenance of traf c devices to shift traf c to the new roadway behind the restroom facility. Additional paving will continue at the rest area throughout the week. THE ENTIRE REST AREA IS CLOSED UNTIL PROJECT COMPLETION, ESTIMATED FALL 2014. ALL FACILITIES (including the picnic area, parking, restrooms or potable water) are unavailable. Entrance and exit ramps at mile marker 63 are open for motorists to turn around if needed. Motorists are cautioned to remain clear of the construction zone and be aware of construction vehicles entering/exiting the roadways around the rest area. Signs are posted to advise motorists of this closure. The rest area at mile marker 34 is open. Estimated project completion is fall 2014. The design/build contractor is Stantec / Wright Construction Group. Road Watch

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