Immokalee bulletin

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Immokalee bulletin
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Serving Immokalee, Ave Maria and Eastern Collier County Thursday, October 16, 2014 Vol. 47 No. 41 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads Credit for Small BusinessSave The Dates IMBIZ Business Development Center upcoming Workshops www. imbiz orida.org 239-867-4411 Florida Community Bank Impact Center, 1400 N 15th Street, Immokalee. Credit for Small Business Owners Upon completion you will know: How personal credit affects your business credit The difference between personal and business credit Advantages and disadvantages of credit The ve "C"s of credit About personal credit reports About business credit reports How to deal with credit problems How to minimize your business risk. Saturday, November 8, 2014 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. One-on-one counseling after class. No charge. Consolidated CreditSmall Business Finance Management (Spanish) This class is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for y our smallbusiness and the quali cations for each. This class will cover: Sources of funding Lender requirements Other funding considerations Saturday, November 22, 2014 10:00 p.m. Scheduled IMBIZ w orkshops NAPLES 87 teachers were the happy recipients of Connect With A Classroom grant awards today totaling more than $56,000. They were surprised with the good news by volunteers and board members of The Education FoundationChampions For Learning. In total, the Foundation delivered 119 grants to 41 schools in Collier County to support creative, innovative experiences for students. Because of a $15,000 charitable gift from Herb and Ann Rowe to support the technology and capacity for the Connect With A Classroom grant program, every penny donated from the community goes to fund innovative teacher requests. Additional support for the portal was provided by PNC Foundation. "After funding classroom grants for many years and seeing the impact rst-hand, we understood how important it was for teachers and the community to have this online tool, and we decided to also contribute to the capacity that supports the program for teachers," said Ann Rowe. The following provided signi cant contributions to fund teacher grants: Suncoast Credit Union Foundation, Lucie Jenny MacCarthy Music Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County, Scripps Howard Foundation, State Farm, Mary Breese, and the proceeds from the specialty State of Florida Educational License for Learning Plate Fund (www.License4Learning.com). When the plate is purchased or renewed in Collier County, $20 of the fee comes back to Collier County and Champions For Learning invests 100% of those dollars in classroom grants. The award-winning teachers requested classroom funding through the Champions For Learning's website where all grant requests can be viewed and ful lled by the community. The Education Foundation began funding classroom grants almost 25 years ago. The online Connect With A Classroom program began in 2003, allowing teachers to post funding requests (from $20 to $2,000) for creative, innovative experiences for their students, which also invests in best practices to share with other teachers. Teachers will continue to post requests online. We encourage community memConnect With A Classroom grants awarded See IMBIZ — Page 2Submitted photo/ Hugo GuijonImmokalee’s got a great cross country teamCompetition always seems to bring out the best in people. That holds true for the Immokalee Boys and Girls Cross Country team as they competed this past Saturday at the FSU Invitational in Tallahassee, The meet known as “PreState” brings in the best teams and individuals across the entire state. Urias Velasquez led the boys with a 20th place nish as the boys nished 4th in the Varsity A race. He became the 3rd fastest runner of all time for Immokalee High School. Amber Gonzales led the girls with a 22nd place nish, as the girls ranked 16th in the Select Girls race. The Indians posted many personal bests and the competition brought out many great performances, encouraging and positive signs as the post-season rapidly approaches. This young team that lost many members to graduation is growing up fast, a testament to their hard work and dedication. Submitted photoRodelin Anthony of Immokalee High School was one of the winners. See Grants — Pa g e 2

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2 Immokalee Bulletin October 16, 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 to 12:00 p.m. No Charge! Pre-Registration is required. First Florida Integrity BankIMBIZ Entrepreneur SchoolThis 6 week course is designed to provide an approach for thinking through the development of a new business idea or the growth of an existing small business. Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. No Charge! This is a Six (6) weeks workshop. Classes are held every Tuesday night. Pre-Registration is required. IMBIZ Business Development Center IMBIZContinued From Page 1 bers to view and fund the projects and help teachers create these experiences to help connect students to their future. Visit www.ChampionsForLearning.org/ CWAC to view teacher requests and fund grants online or call 643-4755 with the name of the grant you’d like to fund. 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 consecutive four star rating, the highest rating for sound scal management and commitment to accountability and transparenc y by Charity Navigator. Become a Champion for Learning and visit www.ChampionsForLearning.org. GrantsContinued From Page 1 October is always a busy month for national observances and we recognized quite a few of these at the School Board Meeting held right here in Immokalee earlier this week. Before I get into the recognitions, however, I want to take a moment to commend both the Immokalee High School (IHS) JROTC and the Marching Band for their participation during the opening of the Board Meeting. The IHS JROTC Color Guard, under the leadership of Colonel Robert Hine and Sergeant Major Manuel Portes, was poised and looked great as they presented the ags. Thank you to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Argelia Cortes-Cruz, Cadet Captain Jai Bell, Cadet First Sergeant Enrique Vega, and Cadet First Sergeant Jennifer Gomez. And, a special thank you to Cadet Corporal Guadalupe Torres for an eloquent delivery of the Pledge of Allegiance. The Marching Indians, under the direction of Band Director Brandon Milhoan, were phenomenal! You could feel the energy in the room as they played the “Star Spangled Banner” followed by a couple of their pep songs. The entire audience got into the action toward the end of their performance! Great job, Indians! So our recognition portion of the Board Meeting began by honoring the Immokalee High School BETA Club for their championship wins at the 34th National BETA Convention in Virginia this past summer. The theme was “Making History” and that’s exactly what they did! They were crowned national champions in the “character skit” category – a rst-time ever achievement – as well as in the “campaign skit” category. They were also runners up in both the group talent and scrapbook categories. Congrats, BETA’s! We continued the recognitions by learning that one in four women have been touched by domestic abuse and we proclaimed October as National Domestic Violence Awareness month. The impact of domestic violence is wide-ranging, directly affecting women, children, men, and society as a whole. Collier County Public Schools partners with The Shelter for Abused Women & Children and is committed to taking a rm position against domestic violence and teen dating violence. We remain focused on ensuring that children are safe in their schools and in their homes. Our third recognition celebrated Hispanic Heritage month and highlighted a brand new partnership developed right here in Immokalee. As you may know, students that come from a home where mom or dad don’t speak English is a common challenge in Collier County. To address this, leaders at the Immokalee Technical Center (iTECH) in partnership with Guadalupe Social Services have created an English Language Learning program for Hispanic mothers. The classes are held at Guadalupe Social Services with a great curriculum and child care provided. This program will undoubtedly have a huge impact in the community. In the words of iTECH principal Dorin Oxender, “Teach one child, impact that child…teach a mother, impact the whole family.” Finally, we recognized Red Ribbon Week as the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. As substance abuse is one of the most common risk factors impacting the behavior and physical health of kids, Red Ribbon Week gives us an extra moment to reinforce the importance of drug prevention not only among our students, but the entire community. During the Board Meeting, we learned how Drug Free Collier, Collier County’s substance abuse prevention organization, works with Collier County Public Schools to empower teens to stay clean to the core. We also heard from the Collier County Sheriff’s Of ce and learned of the many prevention programs and activities they do within our schools and in the community to combat substance abuse. Thank you to both Drug Free Collier and the Collier County Sheriff’s Of ce for all they do. It is always very welcoming to have our yearly October School Board Meeting in Immokalee. Thank you to Immokalee High School and principal Ken Fairbanks for their generous hospitality! Students First Submitted photo Kelly Trotter, Immokalee Middle School, was one of the winners. Submitted photoIsabel Castro Lake Trafford Elementary was one of the winners.

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3 Immokalee Bulletin October 16, 2014 The Soccer Pit Cobras High School Div ision boys and girls nished strong in the County Cup. After having some ups and downs during a season that started back in August, both boys and girls made to the Championship match this past weekend at Kelly Road in Ft Myers. After going undefeated in round play, the girls beat San Carlos 1-0 in the semi nals to make it to the Championship game. In the nals they played the Ft Myers Strikers, and these young ladies left their hearts on the eld. They lost the game 1-0 with about 3 minutes left to play. Our young ladies gave it all and gained the respect of every team in the tournament. A huge Thank You to their coaches Ernesto Gomez and Eric Leon. This is the 4th y ear coaching the girls and they have done a remarkable job with them. The boys entered Sunday needing 4 goals in order to pass Lehigh on goal differential, but more important they couldn't give up a goal and that's exactly what they did. They beat North Ft Myers 4-0 to make it to the Championship game. In the nals they faced Ft Myers Beach, a team that had beaten them twice 2-0 and 6-0. The boys lost a thriller by the score of 1-0. All of the players need to be commended for a great weekend of soccer. They represented our community and club extremely well. Many thanks to rst year Head Coach Joe Novotny who put up many days of personal time to give these boys an opportunity to play. Also thanks to Coach Damas for helping with practices and being at many of their games. These boys and girls will now bring their skills to Immokalee High School Soccer. The school teams will begin play the rst week of November. Come and support your local soccer program. Soccer Pit Cobras nish strong in the County Cup Submitted photoThe Soccer Pit Cobras High School Division boys team and their coaches. Submitted photoThe Soccer Pit Cobras High School Division girls team and their coaches. The Soccer Pit Cobras in collaboration with the Collier County Parks and Rec will be holding an informational meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Immokalee Sports Complex. This meeting is to determine if there's enough parental interest to offer soccer to youngsters ages 3-8. We will have a demonstration so that parents and the kids can see the how the games will be played. This is NOT a registration. The registrations will take place at a later date. New soccer league for ages 3-8 Through the vision of Leonard Lee Ratner and his business partners in the Lee County Land and Title Company, Lehigh Acres grew from a patch of southwest Florida's wild lands to a beautiful, booming community. Carla Ulakovic celebrates this ful lled dream and more in her new book, Lehigh Acres, the latest addition to Arcadia Publishing's iconic Images of America series. "This book examines the history of Lehigh Acres from the birth of corporation town, the cultivation of a true community, the exodus of the corporation, real estate boom and bust and small town charms that remain in Lehigh Acres." Ulakovic says. With the expansion of the Lee County Land and Title Company's holdings, Lehigh A cres grew to one of the biggest suburban communities in the country. With more than 200 images, Ulakovic reveals the city's growth and prosperity. Carla said, "The increase in population has led to the addition of new schools; new businesses have been built, and community clubs, organizations, and agencies continue to promote community pride through festivals and cultural events." Just as Leonard Lee Ratner did not solely grow Lehigh Acres, so Ulakovic credits the Lehigh Acres community with giving her stories, history, and inspiration for this book. "This project was sparked by a curiosity for the town I grew up in and fueled by a desire to preserve its past. It would have been a near-imposable feat to compile this story if not for the diligent historical preservation done by many of this community's members," Ulakovic said. Highlights of Lehigh Acres include: Over 200 images of Lehigh Acres from 1950 to present day A pro le of the founder and pioneers of Lehigh Acres Images of Lehigh Acres' rst institutions and organizations Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online. Local author showcases Lehigh A cres rich history in images

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Dear Past and Future Participants and Entrants: The Immokalee Christmas Around the W orld Committee and the Collier County Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting its 23rd Annual Christmas Parade and Gala on Saturday, December 13, at 5:30 p.m. The Parade and Gala events occur in the evening and dress is festive casual to t the occasion (and weather). Christmas Around the World is a Community Event. Activities include a lighted night parade followed by a Christmas Gala at our community swimming pool with lots of food, games, music, machine-produced snow, our own Immokalee Talent contestants and lots of other entertainment. The highlight of the Christmas Gala is the Grand Finale that features the arrival of Santa Claus, v ia helicopter, courtesy of the Seminole Tribe of Immokalee. The Seminole Casino provides a free book to any kid who takes a picture with Santa during the celebration. The parade will again feature a oat competition, If you prefer a pre-packaged oat, please go online to www.FestiveFloats.com for details regarding a ready-made oat with costs (separate from sponsorship) and availability. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. with a mandatory line-up time of 4:00 p.m. The parade route will start on the corner of Carver and First (1st) Streets directly across from the Seminole Casino and continue on a path that leads to the Immokalee High School's football eld parking lot. While unloading all oats, parents must pick up their children at the High School football eld only. The Gala w ill start immediately thereafter at the Immokalee Soccer Field across our Immokalee High School. We want you to participate in our Parade and Gala. Partial proceeds from this Parade & Gala will go towards two scholarships per year to deserving Immokalee High School Seniors who plan to advance through higher education. The remaining funds will be used by Parks & Recreation to offset Gala Event expenditures. Because of budget restricts, Parks and Recreation will be charging an entrance fee of $1.00 to all persons 36 inches and taller. However, we desperately need your continued support and sponsorship. We hope that you will con rm your interest through one of our sponsorship/donor options. Please make your check payable to: Immokalee Chamber of Commerce/ Christmas Parade, and mail to: 1390 N. 15th Street, Suite 200, Immokalee, FL 34142. Please contact the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce at (239) 657-3237 or e-mail us to ecoc@comcast.net for further information. Forms can be faxed to (239) 658-0702. THANKS for your support!!! Sincerely, Cherryle Thomas @(239)-657-0080,Chair of Event "Christmas with Countries around the Globe" No Duplication of Themes-Please call in your Theme selection immediately. he Parade Committee needs the following information. If you are planning to participate in our annual Christmas Gala and Parade to be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 @ 5:30. The Parade will line up in the eld across from the Seminole Casino, corner of 1st Street and Carver Street. You must be in line by 4:30 for the deputies to close roads. You can start lining up as early as 2:00 on Saturday afternoon. 1. The entry fee for ALL oats is $5.00. Make check payable to Christmas Around the World Parade. 2. Name of person or organization: 3. Current address, city, zip of participants 4. Current contact numbers: 5. Email address: 6. Brief description of your entry. For example; car oats, marching band or any type of walking entry. 7. Every entry must have a re extinguisher by Florida Fire Code Statue. 8. All entries must have CHRISTMAS LIGHTS and CHRISTMAS MUSIC 9. There is only one SANTA in our parade and he is the last oat in the Christmas Parade. 10. Name of Your Theme: 11. All parade entries after the parade must go directly into Immokalee High School Football eld. Parents must pick up their children and come across the street to the Gala. You will be judged on the following criteria: 25 pts Theme of Float 25 pts Name of the Hemisphere your Country falls under 25 pts Organization Signage 25 pts Imagination/Creativity Which Group do you want to be judged in? Non Pro t/School/Youth Commerical Business NOTE: There will be Port-a-lets available on the premises for staging. Please bring plenty of uids to drink while waiting. Little Mr. and Miss Snow ake The Immokalee Chamber will hand out 2 jars to each participating child to be placed at businesses around Immokalee/Ave Maria from Nov. 1stDec. 1 st One Penny = One vote. Other monetary denomination will be allowed. A picture of the child must be placed on the jar with the wording that they are raising money for the contest, all proceeds bene t Christmas Scholarships. Family and friends can raise money as well and may purchase additional jars if desired. Children must be dressed in Christmas themed attire @ coronation. ALL money jars must be turned in b y Tuesday, Dec. 2nd by noon in order to be eligible for participation! Winners will be crowned at the Christmas tree lighting on First Street Plaza "Immokalee Zocalo" Frida y Dec. 5 th @ 6pm. ** Children must be present to WIN ** Grand Prize with visit from Santa on Christmas Day! Open to kids 0-6 years of age 1 penny = 1 vote Pick up an application at the Chamber Of ce 1300 N. 15th Street, Ste 2 or call Mariela Romero at (239) 658-0704 mromero@ rst1bank.com 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 5 Immokalee Bulletin October 16, 2014 It’s almost time for the annual Christmas Parade and Gala SR 29 north of Farm Worker Way: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect the northbound lane to be closed for crews to repair underground utilities. Drivers should use caution as crews w ork in the roadway. CR 31/Airport Pulling Road at North Horseshoe Drive: Construction project: W ork continues to replace traf c signals and illuminated street signs, install a traf c separator, and resurface the intersection. Work occurs during daytime and nighttime hours. Motorists should expect lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Crews are widening the roadway. Drivers should use caution traveling in this area. Estimated completion is spring 2015. The contractor is Wright Construction Group. US 41 from Catalina Drive to Lakew ood Boulevard: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect the westbound lane to be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for crews to install culvert pipe. Drivers should use caution as crews work near the roadway. US 41 (Tamiami Trail East) from SR 951 to Greenway Road: Construction project: Crews continue work to expand two-lane US 41 to six lanes from SR 951 to J oseph Lane and to four lanes from Joseph Lane to Greenway Road. A 30-foot median w ill separate northbound and southbound travel lanes. The project also includes a 10foot multi-use pathway along southbound travel lanes and a six-foot sidewalk parallel to northbound lanes. Median openings spaced throughout the project allow for left turns and U-turns. Crews also replace the traf c signal at Manatee Road. Crews are currently relocating utilities, constructing culverts, installing underground storm drainage, and working on the bridge over Henderson Creek. Motorists should be aware of construction vehicles and equipment entering and exiting the roadway. The contractor expects to complete work by fall 2016. The design/build team is Wantman Group Inc. / Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC. US 41 from Rattlesnake Hammock Road to Guilford Road: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect the outside northbound lane to be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays for crews to install concrete utility poles. Drivers should use caution and expect slow moving traf c. US 41/9th Street North from 7th Street North to Orchid Drive: Construction project: Crews add landscaping in the median and decorative brick pavers in areas along the project. Work occurs during daytime and nighttime hours. Motorists should expect the inside northbound and southbound lanes to be closed during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers should use caution as crews work in this area. Estimated completion is spring 2015. The contractor is Wright Construction Group. Collier County Road Watch

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Employment Full TimeSenior Bilingual Sales Representative NQAS is recognized as a world leader in the manufacture and supply of after market replacement parts to suit CASE and John Deere sugar combine harvesters. We have an exciting opportunity available in our Clewiston Florida operation for a Senior Sales Representative who shall be responsible for developing and servicing our leads and customers in Latin America as well as support our North American customers. By nature you shall be a results oriented, good-humored, bilingual in Spanish and English and have a solid commitment to delivering outstanding customer service and spare parts advice on a daily basis to a variety of individuals including contractors, purchasing managers and mechanical workshops. Working closely with the General / Operations Managers, you will be responsible for interpreting and following up on customer needs, preparing quotes and orders, invoicing sales, purchasing and coordinating orders for all imported and exported products as well as travel to various customers in Latin America. The successful candidate shall have a strong sales background as well as a passion in working with mechanical spare parts. Good presentation, con dent clear communication along with the ability to make decisions and remain calm under pressure will be your key to your success. NQAS offers a great place to work, generous remuneration package and a friendly supportive culture. To apply please send your resume to: jobs@nqascorp.com Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 FLASH TRUCKING Exp. Mechanic wanted for Semi Tractor Trailer, good pay & bene ts. Call Bill, 239-580-9003 or 863-674-1011. 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 Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! OPS AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN II IMMOKALEEThree (3) temporary positions, forty (40) hours per week available to conduct inspections of citrus trees in commercial (grove) plantings. Requires: high school diploma or equivalent, valid FL driver’s license, satisfactory driving and work history. Eligible for Group Health Insurance. Must be willing to work in hot conditions, will be working in citrus groves. Salary: $10.13 per hour Deadline to apply: Open till lled Applications available at the Citrus Health Response Program (CHRP) Of ce, 424 New Market Rd. E. Unit 10, Immokalee, FL 34142 239-675-4001 EOE/AA 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 do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in 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. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. ApartmentsSANDERS PINES APARTMENTS 2 & 3 bedrooms available On site laundry room TIMBER RIDGE 3 & 4 bedrooms Single Family Homes With 1 car garage Washer & dryer included In Leasing Of ce computers for residents use, also access to Carl Kuehner Community Center education and social programs available. For More Info Contact: Elizabeth @ 239-657-8333 Located at: 2449 Sanders Pines Cir, Immokalee FL 34142 Of ce Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Condos/Townhouses RentTRAFFORD PINE ESTATES INC. 2 & 3 BR/1BATH All appliances & low deposit. $450 & up. Call (239)777-2788 Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads Houses RentCHA Management NOW has truly Affordable 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom units available for immediate move-in. Call 239.657.3649 for an appointment and ask about our MoveIn Specials!!!! Farm 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. Mobile Home RentFELDA 2 BR/2 BA off CR 830. Good cond. $550/month. Includes lawn care. Call 239-565-5033 or 239-369-9567 Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Public NoticeCentro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc. y Collier County Housing, Human and Veteran Services los invita a una celebracin de otoo, un evento de Fair Housing. ¡Habr juegos para los nios, rifas, premios Y regalitos para todos! Residentes del condado de Collier pueden aplicar Para el programa de Climatizacin o a el programa de rehabilitacin de viviendas Collier SHIP si usted es dueo de su casa. Acompenos el mircoles, Octubre 22, en el South Immokalee Park Community Center Localizado en el 418 School Dr. Immokalee, FL 34142 De 1:00 pm a 5:00 pm 467717 IB 10/16/2014 Collier County, Community and Human Services Department & Centro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc. invites residents to a Fair Housing fall harvest celebration. There will be games for children, raf es, prizes & FREE treats for everyone! Collier County residents can learn how to apply to the Weatherization Assistance Program or Collier County SHIP Owner Occupied Rehab Program for home improvements. Join us on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the South Immokalee Park Community Center located at 418 School Dr. Immokalee, FL 34142 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm 467714 IB 10/16/2014 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! Reading a newspaper makes you a more informed and interesting person.No wonder newspaper readers are more successful! 6 Immokalee Bulletin October 16, 2014 Public Notice Employment Full Time

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Eagles plan bene tThe Eagles Club of Immokalee is sponsoring a bene t for Estil Rowe who was injured in a diving accident on September 7. He broke his neck in three places and needs support from his community. There will be a sh fry and raf e Friday, October. 24, at the Eagles Club $10 donation per plate. Tickets available. For more information call Holly Rowe at 239-564-6969 or the Eagles Club at 239-657-2254.Ministerial Alliance to meetThe Immokalee Ministerial Alliance will host their monthly meeting on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Allen Chapel A.M.E Church (208 S. 3rd Street). The meeting is from 6p.m.-7:15p.m. They are asking all community pastors to come out and be a part of this organization, that's promoting unity in the Immokalee community, starting with the faith community. If you have questions, please call Rev. Lori Snell at (239) 324-1815.Free health fairAllen Chapel has partnered with numerous health agencies, health professionals and Toys-R-Us as well as, concerned individuals to host a HUGE, FREE Health Fair. This Health Fair will be held at Allen Chapel A.M.E Church (208 S. 3rd St-Immokalee, FL) on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from Noon-3 p.m. All types of free health screenings will be offered. Educational health presentations will be given and pamphlets distributed. There will be FREE food, a bounce house, and tons of NEW toys, that have been donated by Toys-R-Us, will be given away throughout the day. Also, the Toys-RUS mascot, Geoffrey the Giraffe, will be on site. We will also have a Christian rapper with us. This is a huge ministry event and we are truly excited.Free HIV testingCollier: October 15th was National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), which reminds all Americans, speci cally Hispanics and Latinos, that HIV testing should be part of their routine health care In Collier County, Hispanics represent 25 percent of the total population and currently account for 32 percent of the living cases of HIV infection. For this reason, the HIV/AIDS Network of Collier County (HANCC) is proud to sponsor the following free testing events celebrating National Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Da y through October 17. Some of these sites will be offering Rapid HIV testing with same da y results. Oct. 17 FREE Rapid HIV Testing: Marion E. Feather Medical Center 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Take on credit issues at workshopConsolidated Credit Solutions and Comerica Bank partner with IMBIZ in Immokalee to assist small business owners in the are a who have credit issues. On Saturday, November 8, 2014, Consolidated Credit Solutions will begin a series of workshops to assist small business owners who are having credit issues. Business owners will learn how personal credit affects their business credit, the difference between personal and business credit, ho w to minimize their business risk, and how to deal with credit problems. Participants will also have an opportunity to sign up for oneon-one counseling with a Certi ed Credit Counselor. The rst workshop scheduled on November 8th, 2014 is "Credit for Small Business Owners", the second workshop scheduled on December 13, 2014 is "Budgeting for Small Business Owners", and the third workshop scheduled on January 10, 2014 is "Avoid Money Mistakes Repair and Rebuild Your Credit". For additional information please contact Marie Capita at 239-867-4411. Financial Analyst US SUGAR Primary Responsibilities• Coordinate, develop, and assist operations management in preparation of annual operating and capital budgets and quarterly forecasts• Prepare monthly ash and variance reports to communicate nancial performance to Prepare various reports and nancial analyses related to unit cost and cost center performance• Advise and assist operations management on determination of expense vs. capital expenditures• Build models to assess nancial viability of capital/operating projects• Liaison between operations management and Finance Department on nancial matters• SAP CO support (Activity Prices, Allocations, Chart of Accounts, systems issue resolution, etc.)• Perform ad hoc analysis as required by internal customers• Development of special projects individually and as a team member• Assist in the resolution of nancial issues as they relate to operations Minimum Requirements• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting• Minimum of three years of work experience in a similar role• Self-motivated with independent decision making skills • Strong Excel knowledge including Pivot Tables, V-lookup, etc.• Experience in nancial ERP systems (SAP/BPC/BW) preferred• Strong communication and solid interpersonal skills• Ability to develop solid working relationships with internal customers EMAIL Jdooley@ussugar.com HARVEST “CAMP” SUPERVISOR GROVES Position is for management and maintenance of harvesting employee housing. Work will be performed independently within established policies and procedures under general direction of the Safety/Labor Compliance Manager. Must reside at camp location in Clewiston, FL. Bilingual (Spanish) required along with CDL with Passenger Endorsement. Perform maintenance and repairs on camp facilities including plumbing, painting, carpentry, cleaning, and electrical. Responsibilities include security of camp facilities, camp personnel, and residents; order entry, inventory control, distribution of equipment and supplies. Responsible for camp records, attendance summary, reporting entry and exit of residents, visitors, and guests. Oversee housekeeping and garbage collection for camp facilities. Transport workers as needed. Provide training in camp security/safety rules and regulations. Southern Gardens Citrus located in Clewiston, Florida is a world leading supplier of 100% pure Florida notfrom-concentrate (NFC) orange juice to the private label industry and to major brands. Southern Gardens Citrus, 1820 County Rd, #833, Clewiston, Fl 33440 dmelton @southerngardens.com Fax: 863-902-4315 EOE Business & Service Directory AUCTIONKeiths Towing 903 Alachua St. Immokalee, FL 34142 239-657-5741 Auction Date: 10/27/14 @ 9a.m. 2005 Dodge VIN#1B3ES56CX5D167255 1995 Toyota VIN#JT2ST07F3S0016585 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 Employment Full Time 7 Immokalee Bulletin October 16, 2014 Employment Full Time 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 When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Community Briefs

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8 Immokalee Bulletin October 16, 2014 Submitted photosImmokalee High School Cross CountryAt the Florida Runners Invitational in Titusville, the Immokalee Cross Country team made their mark, including Senior Urias Vel asquez placed fth in the Race of Champions. At the Florida Runners Invitational, Amber Gonzales the of the Immokalee girls team came in at 17th place, leadi ng the girls to a 7th place nish.