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Serving Immokalee, Ave Maria and Eastern Collier County Thursday, September 4, 2014 Vol. 47 No. 36 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads Immokalee Fire Control District was recently presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its re prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. The award was announced by Butch Browning, president of the NASFM Foundation. "The heroic efforts of our local re service aren't limited to rushing into burning buildings to save families. They also present educational information to local schools and other community groups to make sure people know how to respond to res and how to prevent them in the rst place," said Alan Clark, assistant vice president of Special Investigations for Grinnell Mutual. "The Life Safety Achievement Award recognizes re departments for their re prevention programs that have been proven to save lives year after year." Since 1994, the Life Safety Achievement Award has recognized local re prevention efforts that have contributed to reducing the number of lives lost in residential res. Immokalee Fire Control District is one of 142 re departments across the United States to receive the award this year for recording zero re deaths in 2013 or reducing re deaths by at least 10 percent during the year. In addition, award recipients documented active and effective re prevention programs as well as a clear commitment to reducing the number of house res in the community. Although residential res in the U.S. account for only 20 percent of all res, the y result in 80 percent of all re deaths. The NASFM Foundation is committed to reducing that number. "Experience tells us that re prevention Immokalee Fire Control District earns award (September 2, 2014 Naples, FL) The Education FoundationChampions For Learning is very proud to have just earned a 4-star rating for a third consecutive year for sound scal management and commitment to accountability and transparency as it marks the beginning of the 25th year as an organization. According to Ken Berger, President/CEO of Charity Navigator, "Only 12 percent of the charities we rate have received at least 3 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that The Education Foundation of Collier CountyChampions For Learning outperforms most other charities in America. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a scally responsible way." Keith Walker, Board Chair, Champions For Learning, stated "Champions For Learning's sound scal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the third year. W e carefully monitor our expenses as we increase the amount of funding we invest in connecting students to their future." To learn more about The Education FoundationChampions For Learning, please visit www.ChampionsForLearning. org or call 239-643-4755. About The Education Foundation Champions For Learning The Education FoundationChampions For Learning recipient of the 2014 Harvey Kapnick Award, is an independent, community-based, non-pro t 501 (c) (3) organizaChampions for Learning earns four-star award The Immokalee Soccer School is back in session! We started our new season on Saturday, August 30th at Eden Park. Nearly 50 kids were in attendance. Players wore their brand new practice uniforms: blue socks, blue shorts, and a white shirt with the ISS logo on the front and our main tenets, Discipline, Respect, and Love, printed on the back. They were an impressive looking group. After practice, the players were invited to participate in the Immok-Olympics, an event hosted by Ave Maria University at the Parks and Recreation Center. The kids had a great time playing games, making crafts, eating lunch, and getting wet in the water activities. Also, the children got to spend one-on-one time with the students of Ave Maria, which made the event special. In spending this quality time together both groups of students became more comfortable with each other, which sets them up for a good relationship moving forward. We are excited Immokalee Soccer School starts new season Submitted photoImmokalee Fire Control District earns a Life Safety Achievement Award. Submitted photoEver y one has a chance to learn at the Immokalee Soccer School. See Award — Page 2 See Soccer — Pa g e 2 See Learning — Page 2


2 Immokalee Bulletin September 4, 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: 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 or email 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 Serving Immokalee, Ave Maria and Eastern Collier County tion that brings our community together to invest in innovative practices that enrich the environment for student learning. Champions For Learning has been awarded its third consecutive four star rating, the highest rating for sound scal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator. Become a Champion for Learning and visit About Charity Navigator ( Charity Navigator is the largest charity evaluator in America and its website attracts more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of roughly 5,500 mid-to-large sized charities that garner roughly 50% of all private contributions made in the USA each year (not including houses of worship). Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a non-pro t 501 (c) (3) organization itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a muchneeded service to America's charitable givers. Charity Navigator, can be reached directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 201, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452 LearningContinued From Page 1 to continue our partnership with Ave Mari a University into this new season. As the Immokalee Soccer School continues to grow, we are able to inspire more and more children to live their lives with Discipline, Respect, and Love. This is our goal. We believe that in living each day with these three ideals, our players can achieve all o f their dreams. Thank you to everyone who helped to make our season kick-off such a great day. We truly appreciate all of our supporters who share our vision for the youth of Immokalee and who help us to make our dreams a reality. Go Angels! http://www.immokaleesoccerschool. org/ SoccerContinued From Page 1 activity and public education can signi cantly reduce life and property loss from residential res," Browning said. "Prevention and education are very cost effective compared to the traditional approach of relying on re suppression. The Life Safety Achievement Award recognizes re departments for their re prevention efforts and encourages them to continually improve upon those efforts." About NASFM Foundation The NASFM Foundation is a public interest group whose mission is to reduce residential re deaths and injuries. The Foundation advocates the use of residential re sprinklers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and teaching people resafe behavior. The Foundation assists re departments with implementing residential sprinkler/smoke alarm programs on a local basis. The Foundation's partners include the United States Fire Administration, the National Association of State Fire Marshals and private industry/associations with an interest in and commitment to residential re safety. About Grinnell Mutual Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, in business since 1909, provides reinsurance for farm mutual insurance companies and property and casualty insurance products through more than 1,600 independent agents in 12 Midwestern states. Grinnell Mutual is the 120th largest property-casualt y insurance company in the United States and the largest primary reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America. ### Paul Anderson, Jr. Immokalee Fire Control District 502 E. New Market Rd. Immokalee, FL 34142 Email: panderson@imm The 2013 Life Safety Achievement award has been sponsored by a grant from the Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company AwardContinued From Page 1 by Maribel De ArmasThe good news for this school year has started to roll in! You may recall that around this time last year, I shared that Pinecrest Elementary School received recognition from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) HealthierUS School Challenge for excellence in nutrition and physical activity. We now have two additional schools joining the ranks and both are right here in Immokalee. Highlands Elementary (HLE) and Village Oaks Elementary (VOE) schools have both been given the very prestigious HealthierUS School Challenge Award, and now join the 1,219 schools nationwide to be deemed HealthierUS Silver Schools. The HealthierUS School Challenge was launched ten years ago and revamped in 2010 by First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign. The Challenge is all about making lunchrooms smarter creating healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity. Applying is completely voluntary and requires participating schools to assume leadership roles in helping students learn to make healthier eating and physical activity choices that will hopefully last a lifetime. It's about raising a healthier generation of kids. Congratulations to Highlands and Village Oaks for this great accomplishment. Both schools will be recognized during Tuesday's (September 9) Regular School Board Meeting at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Administrative Center. And, on the note of healthy eating, National School Lunch Week is coming up in about a month or so October 13th through October 17th. This year's theme"Get in the Game with School Lunch" will encourage kids to nd balance between healthy eating and physical activity. During National School Lunch Week, schools will be getting students excited about healthy food choices. I'll share more as we get closer to the celebration. Finally, there's a date I want to make sure you put on your calendar. Every year, Immokalee is host to one of our Regular School Board Meetings. This year, the meeting will be held on at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at Immokalee High School. We hope you will consider joining us. Students First The Christmas Parade and Gala committee is working very hard to come up with new and exciting ideas for this year's Christmas around the World Parade and Gala Our 2014' "Christmas around the World Theme" ... Christmas is Celebrating with Countries around the Globe. We are hoping for no Duplications o f Themes ... You may decorate with clothing indigenous to that country, famous foods, musical items, famous sites or have meeting to decide what your theme will be this year. Please call our local Chamber of Commerce and give your anticipated theme to Mariela Romero (239-658-0704 or Cherryle Thomas 239-657-0080.ASAP! Our Of cial Parade Judges will give all Float entries ... extra points if they display the below question on your oats.. "What Hemisphere does your Countr y fall under?" The Christmas Event will start on December 13, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. More information on the Parade and Gala will be given in great details in coming weeks. Thanks you for your help and support with this event. Christmas Around the World event


HERE’S MY CARDKeep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping needs. 3 Immokalee Bulletin September 4, 2014 Celebrations 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 Relay For LifeThe American Cancer Society is teaming up with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) to raise money for cancer research and to build excitement for the 2015 Relay season in conjunction with the Stand Up To Cancer starstudded fundraising special, which will air simultaneously on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and many cable networks on Friday, September 5. “ALIGHT WITH THE STARS” AND JOIN THE FUN BY REGISTERING UNDER “TICKETS.” THERE IS LIMITED SPACE AT BOKAMPERS, therefore a limited amount of tickets remain. Get your today! Friday, September 5. Bokamper’s Sports Bar and Grill in Naples. 7 p.m. Please go to https://www.facebook. com/events/266917696835949/ and register to reserve your spot and receive the commerative Stand Up Against The Fight t-shirt.I.H.S. reunionCome out and talk about old times & catch up. the IHS class of 1985 is sponsoring a reunion of sorts, inviting Class of 19821988 The Seniors when we were Freshman and the Freshmen when we were Seniors. September 19, 2014 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Immokalee Community Park at the Pavilion-321 N. 1st Street-(239) 657-4459. (Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided until they run out).EvangelismAllen Chapel A.M.E Church (208 S. 3rd St), will host a free, youth evangelism workshop on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This workshop is designed to teach youth ages 12-18 how to share their faith in Jesus Christ with others. Also, there w ill be a witnessing class for adults. The youth will be taught by school levels and gender (i.e-high school boys, middle school girls, etc.). The elementary students w ill be taught together by Pastor Lori Snell. A free, hot lunch will be served and all materials will be provided. But, if you would like for your youth to attend, you need to register now by calling Pastor Snell at 239324-1815 A.S.A.P. They are preparing for at least 75 students.Big Cypress rest area openThe rest area at mile marker 63 along Interstate 75 has reopened. The up-graded facility includes backcountry access parking on the north and south sides of the interstate for those wanting to hike into the backcountry of the national preserve. For more information on this and other access from I-75 into Big Cypress go to http://www.nps. gov/bicy/planyourvisit/interstate-75-accessfacilities.htm.Challenger teamImmokalee is starting its own Challenger division of Little League Baseball. Challenger is for boys and girls ages 4-21 years old that are enrolled in school that would not t into Little League because of mental or physical differences. We will show your child what cooperation, consideration, and teamwork experiences are at their best. Our motto is “Challenged not Defeated.” You and your child will make this a worthy experience If you know of anyone that could bene t by this program, please tell them about us. We are counting on you to spread the word. Thank you for listening and informing others. Interested people should call William Trevino 1-239-324-3072 or John Kucko at 1-239-947-9943.Mustang showSaturday, September 20, from 4-7 p.m. will be the 4th Annual Seminole Casino Immokalee Mustang Show, hosted by GulfShore Mustang Club. There will be FREE Mustang Only parking. FREE registration! FREE $20 Play for driver and passengers (21 years or older with photo I.D .)! FREE $10 food voucher for driver and passengers! Trophies for top Mustangs! Music by D.J. Tommy Tunes! Last year Mustangs arrived from all over Florida, and nothing says beauty more than a parking lot full of classic Mustangs. Mark your calendar to be sure and join us for this annual show! Great Fun! Great Food! Great Place to be on September 20th! Located at 506 South 1st Street in Immokalee. Seminole Casino Immokalee is easily accessible to all of Southwest Florida via I-75. Sign up for Pace Girls CenterNow enrolling. Individual attention. Grades 6-12. No cost to families. Call 239842-5406. Believing in girls. www.Pace Community Briefs ~Drowsy driving is dangerous driving ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Do you ght to keep your eyes open and your head up when you are tired? All too often this scenario is real on Florida’s roadways. To help prevent crashes caused by driver fatigue and to bring awareness to the dangers of drowsy driving, the Department of Highway Safet y and Motor Vehicles and the Florida Department of Transportation are teaming up with lawmakers and safety advocates during Florida’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Wee k on Sept. 1–7 in memory of Ronshay Dugan, who was killed in 2008. Feeling sleepy? Then don’t drive! Collier: Recently, the Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) and the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) entered into a memorandum of agreement to support each other during a medical disaster. The agreement marks an invaluable partnership between the two agencies, providing cooperative operations during a wide spread communicable disease outbreak or any situation that causes a surge on our medical system. HCN is a private, not-for-pro t federally quali ed health center providing primary medical and dental care to the community since 1977. With more than 40 providers and 14 Collier County locations, HCN’s professional staff and state of the art facilities are an excellent resource for the community and an exceptional partner for DOH-Collier. One of the many state mandated functions of DOH-Collier is to provide life-saving antibiotics, anti-toxin, or vaccine to the county’s population, as rapidly as possible, during any emergent situation. DOH-Collier strives to attain this goal by pursuing community partnerships with organizations like the Healthcare Network. Other notfor-pro t clinics that have also entered into partnerships with DOH-Collier include the Neighborhood Health Clinic and the Senior Friendship Center. These vital communit y partners, and their leadership, recognize the encumbrance of these situations and will assist DOH-Collier with point of dispensing operations that provide protection for your family, your loved ones and the community. Health organizations collaborate for disaster preparedness


(August 27, 2014– Naples, FL) Back-toschool kicked off a very exciting time for The Education Foundation—Champions For Learning – it marked the beginning of the 25th year as an organization! Champions For Learning was founded by community leaders that believed the community has a role and responsibility in ensuring an environment in which all students can learn. “Our board is so excited for this year’s w ork and celebration of 25 years,” says Keith W alker, 2014-15 Board Chair for Champions For Learning. “There is a role for everyone to play in helping our students and community be ever more successful.” This will be a year of celebrating and saying thank you to the many hundreds who have helped the organization stay focused on students and their learning. In particular, Night of Champions on January 28, 2015, will highlight this year’s Champions and how their stories exemplify the spirit of collaboration, innovation, community involvement, and mentoring. “More than ever,” says Susan McManus, President of Champions For Learning, “we look for your support as we stand ready for the next 25 years of connecting students to their future—through teachers, and involving community members directly with students and schools.” Champions For Learning is very proud to have just earned a 4-star rating for a third consecutive year for sound scal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. According to Ken Berger, President/CEO of Charity Navigator, “Only 12 percent of the charities we rate have received at least three consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that The Education Foundation of Collier County—Champions For Learning outperforms most other charities in America.” There are many ways to get involved and support the work and mission of Champions For Learning such as making a gift of any amount to invest in the future of our students, and/or giving time in any one of a variety of volunteer roles. Visit www.ChampionsForLearning to learn more About The Education Foundation— Champions For Learning™ The Education Foundation—Champions For Learning™, recipient of the 2014 Harve y Kapnick Award, is an independent, community-based, non-pro t 501 (c) (3) organization that brings our community together to invest in innovative practices that enrich the environment for student learning. Champions For Learning has been awarded its third four star rating, the highest rating for sound scal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charit y Navigator. Become a Champion for Learning and visit www.ChampionsForLearning. org. 4 Immokalee Bulletin September 4, 2014 Champions for Learning: Celebrates 25 years


Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2014) – Today the National Park Service celebrates its 98th birthday and, along with the National Park Foundation, begins the countdown to its 100th anniversary in 2016 with an entrance fee-free day at all national parks, a host of exciting events across the country, and the launch of a new Centennial logo. “Today, we re ect on almost a century of preserving some of the most spectacular and meaningful places for the bene t of all Americans,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. “As the countdown begins to the National Park Service’s Centennial in 2016, we want to introduce a new generation of park visitors and advocates to their national parks. These national treasures collectively tell the story of our country – who we are and what we value as a society.” “We are thrilled to commemorate another year of the important work that our partners at the National Park Service do every single day, and we invite everyone to join in on the fun and celebrate with the entire national park community,” said Neil Mulholland, president and CEO of the National Park Foundation. “We encourage you to bring y our friends and bring your family, and help us inspire even more people to connect with and enjoy their national parks.” There are many ways to join the celebration, including:  Visit a national park. There’s probably one closer than you think. There are 401 national parks throughout the country (at least one in every state. Entrance fees will also be waived on September 27 for National Public Lands Day and November 11 for Veterans Day.  Take part in a special event. From concerts and special tours, to scavenger hunts and birthday cake, parks will be celebrating in different ways across the country, and you’re invited. Check the event calendar to nd out what’s going on near you.  Sign the National Park Foundation’s online birthday card for the National Park Service.  Share birthday wishes and your favorite national park moments and memories online using the hashtag #NationalParks. To nd even more ideas and events at national parks near you, visit Also today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation unveiled a new Centennial logo, which will help commemorate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016. The logo will be available for partners to license and use on retail products such as clothing, souvenir items, outdoor gear, educational items, and more. As the Centennial approaches, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are teaming up with partners to present engaging programs, events, and activities that will support America’s national parks. The Centennial will also highlight the historic preservation and outdoor recreation work that the National Park Service does in communities across the country every day. For more information on the National Park Foundation and how to support and protect America’s national parks, please visit For more information on the National Park Service, please visit ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at: 5 Immokalee Bulletin September 4, 2014 NAPLES, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2014) – The Immokalee Foundation board of directors announced the appointment of Steven E. Kissinger as executive director. Kissinger has 15 years of experience working with local nonpro ts that are focused on children, most recently as chief nancial of cer of Children’s Advocacy Center of Collier County. “We are pleased that Steven has accepted this leadership position with TIF,” said Joe Zednik, TIF’s chairman. “His strong nancial and management experience, and community involvement make Steven the ideal choice for leading our organization into the future.” Kissinger is an alumnus of Leadership Collier (2005) and Bonita Springs (2010), and is a board member of Bonita Springs Assistance Of ce as well as Crew Land Water & Trust. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting, and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants. “Steven’s nonpro t leadership combined with his understanding of the community and the children in need in Immokalee will serve to successfully take The Immokalee Foundation to the next level,” added Zednik. The Immokalee Foundation provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to success through college and post-secondary preparation and support, mentoring and tutoring, opportunities for broadening experiences and life skills development leading to economic independence. To learn more about TIF, volunteering as a mentor or for additional information, call 239-430-9122 or visit Kissinger named TIF director Steven E. Kissinger Celebrate the National Park Service’s 98th Birthday!


Employment Full Time2 Grade AMechanic/Service Tech. Location: Ft. Myers, Immokalee Job Description: Technician is responsible for repair and maintenance of a variety of agricultural and construction equipment. This technician may be required to go out into the eld and service equipment. Candidate will be required to demonstrate a variety of skills from basic mechanical to complex technical diagnostics of modern computerized systems. Must be able to provide own basic tool kit. Must be able to navigate product support software, computer programs for work order maintenance and write reports for customers invoicing. Will be required to exercise good customer relations and handle customer complaints as well as maintain working relationship with fellow employees. Must always follow safety practices. Job Quali cations:• Experience working on equipment; preferable in Agricultural or Construction• Valid Florida Drivers License• Mechanical knowledge • Certi cation in automotive air-conditioning • Read hydraulic schematics and diagnose hydraulic system faults• Read electrical schematics and diagnose electronic faults• Experience in diagnosing and repair of diesel engines• Experience with telematics, desirable• Strong communication skills, great sense of humor preferred • Must be able to maintain les • Basic Data Entry and write reports• Must be able to work in a fast paced, extreme environmental conditions and meet deadlines• Team builder• Self motivated, over achiever This position offers a very competitive bene ts package; including medical and dental coverage, 401k and other bene ts Experience Requirement: 3-5 years of mechanic experience Travel Requirement: As needed to achieve success Please send resume to: or fax to 561-996-8367 DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did y ou look for it? Employment Full Time Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Employment Full Time Hiring Full-Time Fish/Wildlife TechnicianAt Dinner Island Ranch WMA in Hendry Co. Must have mechanical experience and operate and maintain heavy equipment. CDL license preferred. HS diploma/GED required and must live on site. Apply at: https://people choose Hendry Co, Biology. INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TECH NEEDED We are currently seeking an experienced mechanic for our recycling plant on route 80 in West Labelle Florida. Applicant must have experience working on heavy machinery used in manufacturing or recycling plants. Must have experience maintaining and replacing large bearings, electric motors, water pumps, as well as adjusting and maintaining equipment. Welding and experience as an electrician are preferred. Please respond with an attached resume ASAP as we are already interviewing. Email resume to and call John at 724-9922893 for an appointment. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of 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. Condos/Townhouses RentTRAFFORD PINE ESTATES INC. 2 & 3 BR/1BATH All appliances & low deposit. $450 & up. Call (239)777-2788 One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Houses RentFarm Worker Village invites you to come home. Available now 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom rental homes, starting as low as $425 per month. You may qualify for Rental assistance. Please Call us at: 239-657-3649 or stop by at 1800 Farm Worker Way. Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper 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 6 Immokalee Bulletin September 4, 2014 Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. 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7 Immokalee Bulletin September 4, 2014 Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist Position Summary: Working independently or in a team to plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs in accordance with Company, Local, State, and Federal rules and regulations. This work requires the application of engineering principles, technology, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) to prevent or correct environmental, food quality or site working conditions in and around the manufacturing division. Quali cations:• Bachelors degree in chemical, civil or environmental engineering, environmental science, or safety management, industrial hygiene or a related discipline.• 5 to 7 years of applicable experience. Working Conditions: 80% of the work environment is conducted in an outdoor environment, exposed to heights, extreme temperatures, loud noise, and low lighting while wearing PPE (i.e., hard hat, goggles, ear plugs, full-body suits, and respirators); regularly climbing stairs or ladders, kneeling, crawling, bending, stooping, squatting, reaching overhead, and walking on uneven ground containing slip and trip hazards. United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately-held agribusiness rms. In addition to growing, milling and re ning cane sugar, U.S. Sugar owns a short line railroad and its Southern Gardens subsidiary is one of Florida’s foremost producers and processors of oranges and orange juice products. EMAIL Employment Full Time READING A NEWSPAPER MAKES YOU A MORE INFORMED AND INTERESTING PERSON. No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! (Naples, FL) (August 27, 2014) JPMorgan Chase & Company recently awarded $25,000 to Guadalupe Center’s college-preparatory Tutor Corps Program. The Guadalupe Center has been a part of the Immokalee community for more than 30 years, addressing the needs of atrisk children and their families. The Tutor Corps program accepts quali ed Immokalee High School students to its collegepreparatory program each fall. As Tutor Corps participants, they are hired to work as tutors in the Center’s After-school Program for Kindergarten through 2nd graders in four Immokalee elementary schools. Many students contribute this wage to their family’s income. In addition, they can accrue up to $16,000 in scholarship money for college, and they are assigned adult mentors to support them through high school and college. Support for the program is tied to JPMorgan Chase’s philanthropic focus on supporting workforce development globally by providing access to education and resources that help bridge the gap between job seekers and the most in-demand skills from employers. The Tutor Corps program has a 100% high school graduation rate and 93% of the students graduate with a college degree. This program has a proven track record of helping to ensure that disadvantaged students of Immokalee succeed in school, graduate with a college degree, and enter the workforce, thus improving not only their lives, but the lives of their families as well. 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. JP Morgan Chase award to Guadalupe Center Collier: Every year, Tobacco companies spend billions of dollars on marketing that is heavily geared towards children. Whether by developing tobacco products that feature attractive candy and fruit avors, or by using celebrities and other role models to increase the youth appeal, the tobacco industry will stop at nothing to get kids hooked on tobacco. Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) is Florida’s statewide youth organization working to mobilize, educate and equip Florida youth to revolt against and de-glamorize Big Tobacco. SWAT is a united movement of empowered youth working towards a tobacco free future. As a SWAT member, students can participate in community outreach events for volunteer hours and gain valuable experience participating in policy advocacy, public speaking, data collection and analysis, and even educating local decision makers. The Collier County SWAT Chapter is funded and organized by Tobacco Free Collier for middle and high school aged students. There are currently a total of nine active SWAT clubs in Collier County that meet throughout the year to organize efforts to prevent tobacco use within the community. Over the past decade, the Collier County SWAT Chapter has signi cantly contributed to multiple policy successes; including the adoption of local resolutions to restrict the sale of candyavored tobacco products. To join S WAT, or to get more information, visit www.swat, and click on “Join the Movement” at the top of the page. ABOUT TOBACCO FREE COLLIER The Tobacco-Free Collier Partnership of Collier County is comprised of agencies representing many different sectors of the community including hospitals, nonpro t organizations, governmental agencies, medical clinics, educational institutions, and community leadership groups committed to establishing a Tobacco-Free Collier County. ABOUT TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA Tobacco Free Florida is a statewide cessation and prevention campaign funded by Florida’s tobacco settlement fund. Tobacco Free Florida is managed by the Florida Department of Health, speci cally the Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida. Smokers and smokeless tobacco users interested in quitting are encouraged to use one of the 3 Free & Easy Ways to Quit. To learn about Tobacco Free Florida and the state’s free cessation resources, visit www.tobaccofree or follow the campaign on Facebook at or Twitter at a. Tobacco Free Collier Encourages More SWAT Involvement  Ad Appears In the Newspaper and OnlineFree of Charge! Reasonable Rates for Private Party Ads  Place Your Ad Online, From the Comfort of Your Home!


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