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The State At torneys Ofce has led 131 counts of the charge Cruelty to Animals and 13 counts of Animals (Improper Disposing/Dead) for the handling of animals that allegedly died in his care. The cruelty charges led by the ofce involve alleged crimes that occurred in Hendry County with the animals being starved with no access to food. There were 77 cows, 48 calves, and 2 donkeys found on property on Fort De naud Road in LaBelle by the Hendry County Sheriffs Ofce after an anonymous tip was called in. There were 13 animals found dead upon arrival. The Hendry County Sheriffs Ofce inves tigated the case with substantial assistance from the Lee County Sheriffs Ofce and Collier County Sheriffs Ofce. The animals were seized and were taken from the prop erty and moved to another location. One calf died and ve had to be euthanized due to their poor health conditions after being looked at by a veterinarian. Starkweather was arrested on March 23rd. Starkweather will be arraigned on May 17th at 9 a.m. Assistant State Attorney Mitch ell Cooper is prosecuting the case. Collier County man charged with Cruelty to Animals Gene McAvoy, Hendry County Extension Director traveled to his alma mater Rutgers University recently where he was honored with the Dennis M. Fenton Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award form outstanding achievement in professional and civic en deavors. Established in 2003 this award honors Dennis Fenton, executive vice-president of Amgen Inc., and a strong supporter of graduate education at the School of Envi ronmental and Biological Science, formerly Cook College, and Rutgers University. Suc cessful candidates will have a demonstrated and signicant impact in their eld of study. The Fenton Award is the highest honor pre sented by the Cook Alumni Association to advanced degree alumni. Eligible alumni are graduates of Rutgers Universitys Graduate School of New Bruns wick who earned a Masters or Doctoral de gree from a program or department current ly or historically associated with the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Cook College, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science or the Rutgers Col lege of Agriculture. McAvoy graduated from Rutgers Univer sity, College of Agriculture and Environmen tal Science in 1974 with a BS Agricultural Science and returned to earn his MS in Hor ticulture in 1983. Gene is currently a faculty member at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and serves as the Re gional Specialized Vegetable Agent IV in SW McAvoy receives award from Rutgers University Submitted photo Pictured with Gene McAvoy is Dr Mark Robson of Rutgers University who nominated him for the award and pre sented it on behalf of the Alumni As sociation. See Award Page 2 Submitted photo/ Lewis Perkins United We Walk At 5:30 on Thursday, May 3, the National Day of Prayer, different religious denominations gathered at the Immokalee Parks and Rec to unite in a march around the high schools and middle schools campuses. However, to Im mokalee residents, this was more than celebrating the National Day of Prayer. Since the beginning of this year, Immokalee residents have been faced with depression, illness, deaths, teen-suicides, and crime. Over a hundred par ticipants prayed and sang petitioning God to bring His loving peace and to restore health back to Immokalee. People who were unable to participate in the walk were encouraged to join in prayer. Remember Matthew 18:20; For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. Thanks to the leaders of the Immokalee Ministerial Alliance (I.M.A), a multi-denominational and cultural group, Pastors Richard Heers and Terry Mallory who organized this walk. Both Heers and Mallory have been serving the the Immokalee community for several decades. The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has honored Heather Doane with the 2018 Rising Star Award and Trish Robertson, APR with the Unsung Hero Award. Rising Star Award recognizes an up and coming leader in the chapter, who has shown enthusiasm and passion for their profession, is likely to be making a positive difference through their service to FPRA chapter events, career pursuits and in other arenas. The Unsung Hero Award recognizes the contributions of an individual member for their hard work and dedication to the chap ter behind the scenes and who helps to enhance and promote the public relations profession. The Unsung Hero is someone who consistently provides support and as sistance to the chapter and its professional goals without hesitation. Heather Doane is the Voter Education Co ordinator for the Collier County Supervisor of Elections ofce and has been a member of the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA since 2015. She currently serves on the Elections Ofce staff recognized by the SWFL Chapter of FPRA See Recognized Page 2


May 10, 2018 Immokalee Bulletin 3 Special to the Immokalee Bulletin An alliance of four conservation and art-oriented groups, along with other part ners in the community, is launching The Monarch Initiative, focused on the iconic, imperiled monarch buttery, which has be come a symbol in Florida and around the globe of the many conservation challenges that pollinators, wildlife, natural systems and people face in the 21st century. The Nature Conservancy is establishing a unique program alongside Full Sail Universi ty, based in Winter Park, to increase aware ness of the value of nature in our lives and encourage conservation action. The Mon arch Initiative is a multifaceted campaign of digital and social media engagement, on the ground activities, compelling outdoor art, and community partnerships. The Nature Conservancy is the worlds largest conservation organization, working to protect lands and habitats that are criti cal to monarchs and pollinators and support healthy natural systems that sustain us. The conservancy is addressing climate change, leading sustainable agriculture practices on farmland and supporting greenspace in ur ban areas. In Florida, the conservancy has helped protect more than 1.2 million acres of vulnerable lands and waters, including most recently land in Glades County that extends a protected space for the Florida panther, and owns and manages more than 52,000 acres in 25 conservancy preserves. The Monarch Initiative brings the im portance of well-functioning natural systems into sharp focus. Monarch butteries rely on the same landscapes that support clean air and water and benet all of us, says Tem perince Morgan, The Nature Conservancy in Floridas executive director. The initiative aims to inspire action from Floridians who are passionate about creating a healthier, more sustainable world. The world we de pend on, also depends on us as a commu nity, we can build a future where people and nature thrive together. The orange-and-black monarch buttery, Danaus plexippus, completes an astonish ing, nearly 3,000 mile multi-generational mi gration from Mexico to the United States and Canada, and requires habitat in U.S. cities, on farmland, along Americas coasts and throughout our natural places. Meadows, marshes, pastures and elds offer the milk weed on which they lay their eggs, and upon which their caterpillars feed. It is required for their survival. In the fall, a single generation makes the trip to Mexico to overwinter. Over the last two decades, monarch numbers have dropped by more than 80 percent, from an estimated 1 billion butteries in their winter range in Mexico in 1996 to only about 100 million in 2016. Major threats to monarch butteries and all pollinators include habitat loss, pesticide use and climate change. Like the canary in the coal mine, the monarch buttery is a key indicator species of envi ronmental health. Its dramatic population decline signals the need for urgent attention. As lead collaborator and sponsor of The Monarch Initiative, Full Sail University, an award-winning educational institution fo cused on entertainment, media, arts and technology, is playing a pivotal role in help ing to create needed attention. Full Sail is en gaging its university community students, staff, faculty and alumni as well as com munity partners, including local municipal ities, institutions and businesses, to create a broader reach and highly visible campaign. Full Sail is also designing and hosting the campaigns microsite, boosting aware ness through student-led online initiatives, creating the campaigns logo, supporting user-generated content and engaging its alumni network to increase impact. The university has an on-campus commitment to environmental responsibility and students and faculty that are engaged in conservation issues. Our campus is home to a creative com munity of technology-savvy individuals with a passion for utilizing their talents to inspire change. In listening to our own community, I learned that our students, staff and alumni were interested in taking part in an environ mental effort where they could utilize their talents to make a global impact for good, said Full Sail University President Garry Jones. In partnering with the Nature Conser vancy and Ink Dwell studio two years ago to bring The Monarch Initiative to life, this al lowed Full Sail to engage the Central Florida community in an effort to create a template for community activation that can be repli cated across the nation and beyond. So far the response from our civic, legislative, ed ucational and commerce leaders has been tremendous, and we are excited to see con tinued acceptance and participation in The Monarch Initiative, Mr. Jones said. The Monarch Initiative is further raising awareness through the Migrating Mural, an acclaimed public art initiative. Founded by Ink Dwell studio, the Migrating Mural is a se ries of public art installations that celebrate wildlife along migration corridors it shares with people. The installations add beauty to the local environment while driving con servation education focused on species and ecosystems under threat. This new multiyear Migrating Mural, which will stretch across North America mirroring the mon archs migration from Canada to Mexico, fo cuses on this buttery, their habitats, its role as a pollinator and the challenges it faces. Monarch butteries and other pollina tors are beautiful animals vital to the health of our planet, but theyre small and easy to overlook, says Jane Kim, the artist who is creating the work and co-founder of San Francisco-based Ink Dwell art studio. Pub lic art of this magnitude makes them impos sible to ignore. Alliance of nature, art groups launching Monarch Initiative Special to the Immokalee Bulletin/ The Nature Conservancy Floridas rst Monarch Migrating Mural, being painted in Winter Park in January, shows the buttery (Danaus plexippus) on the swamp milkweed (Asclepias in carnata) native to Florida that helps sustain the species. Special to the Immokalee Bulletin/ The Nature Conservancy The Monarch Migrating Mural in progress in downtown Orlando this month.


4 Immokalee Bulletin May 10, 2018 Give Me a Call to advertise your business here! 239-657-6000 HELLO Immokalee! My Business Is... ...Introduce yourself to new customers in our next local shopping guide! Its a great way to showcase your products and services to consumers who care about keeping our community vibrant and strong by supporting local businesses like yours,Ads are just $35Call Ana at 239.657.6000 today, and let us start spreading the word about your business. The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today ofcially completed the restoration of 1,000 acres of the South ern Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Water shed (CREW) in Lee County before handing the project over to its Land Stewardship Di vision for long term management. By taking out roads and plugging ditch es, this agency continues much needed restoration while also maintaining ood control by providing water storage to pro tect nearby residential properties, said Big Cypress Basin Board Chairman and SFWMD Governing Board Member Rick Barber, an avid hiker of the CREW region and longtime secretary of the CREW Trust Executive Com mittee. As the results of our efforts begin to pay dividends, I have no doubt that South ern Corkscrew will be fully restored to its natural beauty. SFWMD and its partners -representing businesses, environmental groups, land owners and governmental agencies -man age the watershed A Great Crested Flycatcher in CREW. Click on the image for a larger version. for its numerous benets to water stor age and wildlife preservation. The 60,000acre watershed, spanning Lee and Collier counties, includes a 5,000-acre marsh at its headwaters, as well as the famous Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Work began on this SFWMD restoration undertaking back in 2016. The project in cluded degrading approximately 10 miles of roads built decades ago, as well as berms, while also removing spoil piles, plugging ditches and canal drainage systems. All of this work allowed the area to re turn to its natural hydrological conditions of periodic inundation. The restoration project benets the entire Southwest Florida ecosys tem and its residents by restoring wetlands and historic sheetow of water, improving regional ood protection, drainage and in creasing water storage and aquifer recharge capability. About CREW Water once owed freely across the pris tine landscape of what is now Bonita Springs in Lee County. Historic sheetow in the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed was later blocked by dirt roads, agricultural ditches and several residential communities. This altered the ecosystem and contributed to ooding in areas. Floods in 1995 led the SFWMD to devel op the Southern CREW Restoration Project to restore the ecosystem while protecting residents and their properties. With work spanning more than a de cade, the SFWMD acquired approximately 4,000 acres for this project, cleared exot ic vegetation from more than 2,500 acres, removed roads and plugged agricultural ditches on more than 600 acres. To date, the SFWMD and State have invested more than $32 million to conserve the lands, with the U.S. Department of the Interior contributing another $7 million to the restoration effort. SFWMD completes restoration of regional ecosystem watershed Project restores natural hydrology and ecology of more than 1,000 acres of critical habitat in southern Lee County Submitted photo SFWMD has completed its restoration work in the Southern Corkscrew Region al Ecosystem Watershed (CREW).


May 10, 2018 Immokalee Bulletin 5 One of the quickest ways I amp up my happiness level is by doing something nice for someone else. If Im feeling down and out, I could choose to stay sitting in no-fun-ville, or I could do something to spread a little joy to someone else. Maybe I pick up the phone and text my best friend to tell her how much I appreciate her, or maybe I surprise my co-worker with his favorite latte, or cook my beloveds favorite meal for dinner. The act of doing something to bring joy to another automatically puts you in the receiv ing mode for happiness because by the act of doing something to make someone else happy you are sowing seeds of joy, which will in turn bring you the benets of reaping joy in your own life. But above and beyond the eventual reaping benets, it just feels really good to do something nice for someone you care about. It automatically sends endorphins rushing to your brain and in stantly makes you feel better; in no time at all youll be stroll ing happily down the street noticing all the good things you have to be grateful for. Give it a try this week; see if you can do one new nice thing for someone each day. Try to make it a different deed for a dif ferent person each day! Remember it doesnt have to be huge and you dont have to spend money to do this just try and do something that you know would bring a smile to someone elses face and Ill bet youll be the one smiling soon. rfntrb nt frf rf rfrb rbnrff ftr fn f rrfnntbtrrnrrntrfrfrn ttnb rf f rffn frfn AUTO HOME COMMERICAL BOAT RV Phone (239) 657.3614 Fax (239) 657.6468 Email 711 West Main Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142 Se habla Espanol LOW DOWN PAYMENTS LOW MONTHLY PAYMENTS We make sure youre always with the best company! WE SHOP FOR YOU! Over 25 Dierent companies By Jo Coombs Special to the Caloosa Belle This play is set in a small community in the northern part of Maine about a hundred miles from the sea. Almost Maine is a series of vignettes by John Cariani about love, peo ple that live in the area, and a few that just happen to show up there. There is not much to do there in the form of entertainment. Seeing the aurora bore alis, eating at the local diner, and drinking at the Moose Paddie are three of the most popular things to do. Eight scenes or vignettes are brought together with a prologue, interlogue, and epilogue about Pete and Ginette, who have been dating for a little while. Director is Joel Hawkins and Assistant Director is Maureen Doucette. This cast puts forth an outstanding per formance which you denitely dont want to miss. So come on down to the Firehouse Community Theatre on May 11, 12, at 7 p.m. or on May 13 at 2 p.m. to see Almost Maine. For tickets call (863) 675-3066. Almost Maine is now playing at the Firehouse Community Theatre Submitted photo/ Jo Coombs Cast in aplhabetical order: Isaac Cadena, Ashley Corbitt, Ashley Curry, Tina Johnson Kirby, Brittany Morrison, Jeff Schmitt, James Paul Shephard and Tim Smith. Amp up your happiness level by doing something nice today


May 10, 2018 Immokalee Bulletin 7 Planning for Christmas Celebration The Christmas around the World Parade and Snow Gala committee is meeting on May 17 at 3 p.m to plan the Christmas activ ities for Christmas around the World Parade and Snow Gala. The meeting will be at the Aquatic Pool Ofce, 321 N. 1st St., Immoka lee, FL 34142. The Date for the Christmas Event is December 8. The Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. and the Snow Gala at 7:15 p.m. Any questions please call Cherryle Thomas at 239-657-0080. Retail Food Sumit Please join us for the 3rd Annual Blue Zones Project Retail Food Summit on Wednesday, May 23, at the Naples Daily News. This event is offered to all grocers and restaurateurs in Collier County, Boni ta Springs, and Estero. Hear from industry leaders and learn how to increase your traf c and sales. Its FREE, its FUN, and its for YOU! The average American makes more than 200 health-related decisions a day. What if it was easier to make healthy choic es? Blue Zones Project incorporates les sons learned from places in the world where people live the longest and healthiest lives to help communities across the country make healthy choices easier for everyone to nd and enjoy. RSVP today at: retailfoodsummit. Training and support group This support group is for families of chil dren with special needs of any kind. It pro vides the ability for parent training and for families to connect and establish supportive relationships. When: The last Wednesday of every month from 9 a. m.-11 a.m. Where: Florida State University College of Medicine, Immokalee Health Education Site, 1441 Her itage Boulevard, Immokalee. Cost: Free to families. Snacks and beverages will be pro vided for free. For more information or to register to attend, call Tara Tallaksen at (239) 254-4279 or Rosa Martinez (239) 658-3129. Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de nios con necesidades especiales de cual quier tipo. Proporciona la capacidad para el entrenamiento de los padres y para que las familias se conecten y establezcan rela ciones de apoyo. Cundo: El ltimo mir coles de cada mes de 9 a. m.-11 a.m. Dnde: Colegio de Medicina de la Universidad Es tatal de Florida, Sitio de Educacin de Salud de Immokalee, 1441 Heritage Boulevard, Immokalee. Costo: Gratuito para familias. Se ofrecern refrigerios y bebidas gratis. Para ms informacin o para inscribirse para asistir, llame a Tara Tallaksen al (239) 254-4279 o Rosa Martnez (239) 658-3129. Looking for volunteers One of the best investments we can make in the life of a child is in their early education experiences. We are looking for volunteers. The goal of the Literacy Buddy Program is to put books into the hands of 3, 4 and 5-year old children. Once you volunteer, you are matched with a child in a preschool con tracted by the coalition. Your child writes to you and tells you what they are interested in and then you write back and include a book about those interests. These exchanges hap pen three times during the school year. Its a great way to start a young child on the path to literacy and the love of learning. For more information visit and click on the Big Buddy Button. Emergency Preparedness Collier County Emergency Management invites you to participate in Emergency Pre paredness & Planning: A Workshop for the Immokalee Unmet Needs Coalition. The event will be on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 8075 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, FL 34113 in the Collier County Emer gency Operations Center (EOC)on the third oor. To register, please contact Lauren D. Bonica, Human Services Program Manag er, Collier County Emergency Management, Lauren.Bonica@CollierCountyFL.Gov or 239-252-3608. Coming soon to the Firehouse Community Theatre This season the Firehouse Community Theatre will offer two Summer Youth Pro grams. These Summer Youth camps offers area children the experience of live theatre. Registration fees are $50 per child, $25 for additional children in a family. The rst Summer Youth Program will be for the older kids ages 10 to 16. THE GREAT AMERICAN TALENT SHOW directed by Kristin Green. Play dates are June 14, 15 and 16 at 7p.m. and June 18 at 2 p.m. The second Summer Youth Program will be for the younger kids ages ve to 10. MONSTER IN THE CLOSET directed by Ky lie Bancroft and Valerie Shough. REGISTRA TION/AUDITIONS for this production will be Monday, May 21 at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse Community Theatre. Play dates are: June 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. and July 1 at 2 p.m. For more info call 863-675-3066 (leave a message) or online at www.rehousecom 1 Most unwavering 10 Forget about it! 15 Canine issue 16 Previously in print? 17 Standing guard 18 Pronged 19 __ roast 20 Grandstand group 22 Celebrated 25 Danny and the Dinosaur author Hoff 26 Marathon rtes., perhaps 30 Botched (up) 32 Christmas catalog item 34 Restaurant convenience 36 Evening affair 38 Readily assuming different forms 39 Like original Matchbox cars 40 Got a chuckle out of 41 Rickety 42 Ruman of Stalag 17 43 Krona : re :: ruble : __ 45 __ perpetua: Idahos motto 46 2008 Soderbergh biopic 48 Shooting ratios 50 Immobilize, as with fear 52 First NFL Man of the Year Award recipient (1970) 57 Savannah sighting 58 Chukka boot feature 61 Actress Kemper of The Office 62 Small cookers 63 Enjoyed 64 Stretch, say 1 Pack 2 Mood indicator 3 Something to fill 4 Put __ my tab 5 Loft user 6 Sit 7 Car starter? 8 Moo __ pork 9 Game for shapeshifters? 10 Defense gp. 11 Passing thoughts? 12 Espionage strategies involving seduction 13 Goes too far 14 Forms a union 21 Person with a warped mind, in slang 23 Mornings end 24 Orbit, for one 26 Oscars org. 27 Food thats Italian for little worms 28 Time to do something about this 29 Former fliers 31 One who acts 33 ... __ come 35 Really smell 37 Frozen treat 39 Like New Yorks Chrysler Building 41 Case worker: Abbr. 44 Inspires, with up 47 Orange Muppet 49 Matt who scored the Jets only touchdown in Super Bowl III 50 Spa option 51 Named 53 World Golf Hall of Famer Aoki 54 Movie pooch 55 Draft choices 56 Zaires Mobutu __ Seko 59 Break down 60 Flight stat rfnntb rrffn tbbbEdited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis b NOTICE OF PUBLICATION To whom it may concern Notice is hereby given of intention. To apply/file/Enroll into the 2018-2019 Session of the Florida Legislature for passage (Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida). Petition the Florida Legislature to waive statutory. Hence 768.28 F.S. of an act for relief for the local Claim Bill of Claimant(s): Peggy Bryan Dupree & Betty R. Gosnell, Karen J. Federighi. Petition Excess Judgment Claim filed pursuant as required by Article III Section 10 of the Constitution Article X Section 13 Florida Constitution. SECTION 284.30 F.S. TO BE ENTITLED TO: A BILL TO BE ENTITLED. & PETITION THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO REQUEST EXCEPTION WAIVING A STATUTORY WAIVER. SECTION 11.066 PETITION LEGISLATURE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH IT RULES, TO SEEK AN APPROPRIATION TO PAY A JUDGEMENT, AGAINST THE STATE OF FLORIDA OR STATE AGENCY OR SUBDIVISION THEREOF: IN EACH OF THESE LOCAL CLAIM BILLS OF EACH CLAIMANT(S) IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLLIER. LEE, CHARLOTTE, GLADES HENDRY REQUES/PETITION CON GRESS TO WAIVE ABROGATE STATE IMMUNITY FLORIDA FAILED TO WARN IT CITIZENS THE DANGER OF LIVING IN FLORIDA OF THIS STATE AGENCIES TARGETING ITS CITIZENS WHICH SENATOR NANCY SHAFER INFORMED WASHINGTON D.C. OF THE DANGERS AND WARN OUR CONGRESS TO WARN IT CITIZENS WHICH GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT FAILED TO WARN CLAIMANT(S)PEGGY B. DUPREE,BETTY R.GOSNELL, KAREN J.FEDERIGHI,FAILED IN THE AGENGIES EXECUTION OF POLICIES & OPERATIONAL ACTIONS. NOTICE OF 11.065 HAS BEEN GIVEN. PETITION FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO HEAR THESE LOCAL CLAIM BILLS AT THE SAME TIME AT THE MASTER HEARING SET. WHEREAS: Peggy Bryan Dupree & Kenneth Lee Bryan: Nature of Injuries & Financial lost: Arising out of gross negligence supervision, Brain Injuries, other health illness, Torture & Irrevocable Psychological & Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Contract, Duty, Causation, damages, Property Damages: Incident(s) 03/09/16 & 04/14/16 & 5/01/16-to the Present. WHEREAS: Betty R. Gosnell & Jamie Lynn Curtis: Nature of Injuries & Financial lost: Arising out of Gross Negligence Supervision, other health illness, Torture &Irrevocable Psychological & Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Contract, Duty, Causation, damages, Property Damages: Incidents(s) 07/07/2016, 09/16/2016, 04/19/2017to the Present WHEREAS: Karen J. Federighi: Nature of Injuries & Financial lost: Arising out of Gross Negligence Supervision, Torture & Premeditated Murder, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Contract, Duty, Causation, damages, Property Damages: Incident(s) 01/14/2016, 01/22/2016to the Present. Respondent(s) Caused Claimant(s) Injuries Lee Sheriff (Mike Scott) Office, Collier County Sheriff (Kevin J Rambosk) Office, Agency for Persons with Disabilities Director (Barbara Palmer), David Lawrence Center Director /President (Darcy Taylor & Scott Burgess), Department of Children Family Director (Robert Anderson & Jerry Seiden ), Collier County Clerk of Court Chief Judge (Michael T. McHugh & (Judges)Lauren Brodie, Frederick R. Hardt, Christine Greider, James Shenko, Hugh D. Hayes, Magistrate Maria Dented, Magistrate Amy Ellis, Mary Evans, (Magistrates) Maria Dente, Amy W. Ellis, David Friedman ,Larry Pivacek, Patrick Charles Weber, SENATOR KATHLEEN PASSIDOMO, GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. Claimant (1): Peggy Bryan Dupree claim amount $166,666,666.00 against the State of Florida & Municipal of Collier County, Collier County Sheriff Office, Agency for Persons with Disabilities, David Lawrence Center, Department of Children and Family & Protect Services, Collier County Clerk of Court, Larry Pivacek. SENATOR KATHLEEN PASSIDOMO & GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. Claimant (2): Betty R. Gosnell claim amount $166,666,666.00 against the State of Florida & Municipal Lee County & Collier County Florida. Lee County Sheriff Office, Collier County Sheriff Office, Department of Children and Family & Protect Services, Collier County Clerk of Court. SENATOR KATHLEN PASSIDOMO & GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. Claimant (3): Karen J. Federighi Claim Amount $166,666,666.00 against State of Florida Municipal, Collier County Clerk of Court, Patrick Charles Weber, Larry Pivacek. SENATOR KATHLEEN PASSIDOMO & GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. 259689 IB 5/10,17,24,31/2018 Public Notice Public Notice Community Briefs


8 Immokalee Bulletin May 10, 2018 The Immokalee Bulletin will be publishing a SpecialTribute to the Graduating Class of 2018! Please place your ad to appear May 24th or 30th Please call Ana 863-342-4348 to place your ad or e-mail Deadline is the Friday prior to the run date. ATTENTION: PARENTS! Members of the North Collier Profession al Fire Fighters Local 2297 will kick off their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benet children and adults affected by mus cle disease in Southwest Florida. Throughout 2018, MDA and re ght ers are celebrating 64 years of proud part nership, joined together in the ght against life-threatening muscle disease, said Exec utive Director, Cindy Nichols. Fire ghters do more for MDA and the families we serve than any other group. In the Naples area, they spend countless hours every year par ticipating in Fill the Boot drives and at MDA Summer Camp. Were grateful for the sup port of these inspiring, seless individuals who have made a profound impact on our families health, well-being and quality of life. Members of the North Collier Profession al Fire Fighters Local 2297 will be at the in tersection of Vanderbilt Beach Rd. and Air port Pulling Rd. N. on the following dates: Saturday May 12 and Saturday May 19 from 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Funds raised through the 2018 Fill the Boot event will help support MDAs pro grams of worldwide research, specialized health care services at the MDA Clinic in Sarasota, FL, and day-to-day support which includes sending children affected by mus cular dystrophy and related diseases to a weeklong, barrier-free MDA summer camp at the Florida Elks Youth Camp in Umatilla, Florida. As the Muscular Dystrophy Associations largest national sponsor, the IAFF fuels MDAs mission to nd treatments and cures for life-threatening muscle diseases. IAFF support for MDA began in 1954 when the organization committed by proclamation to support MDA until a cure is found, and the organizations unwavering commitment to MDA has remained strong to this day. The IAFF raised $100,000 for MDA in 1955, and $1 million in 1970, and re ghters continue to raise the bar in their fundraising efforts. In 2013, more than 100,000 re ghters partici pated in Fill the Boot events across the coun try and raised $26.2 million. To date the IAFF has raised $530 million for MDA. About the IAFF The International Association of Fire Fighters represents more than 300,000 pro fessional re ghters and paramedics who protect 85 percent of the nations popu lation. More than 3,200 afliates and their members protect communities in every state in the United States and in Canada. About MDA The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the worlds leading nonprot health agency dedicated to saving and improving the lives of anyone with muscle disease, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. It does so by funding worldwide research to nd treatments and cures; by providing comprehensive health care ser vices and support to MDA families nation wide; and by rallying communities to ght back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. Visit and follow us at and @ MDAnews. North Collier Fire Fighters Local 2297 to Fill the Boot for MDA Submitted photo On the next Carpool Cruiser Schools almost out but theres still time to learn about the job of a youth relations deputy. Cpl. Nicholas Shaffer of the Collier County Sheriffs Ofces Youth Relations Bureau is the special guest in the latest edition of Carpool Cruiser. CCSOs occasional video series features deputies talking about their jobs while riding around in a sheriffs cruiser. The episode features host Lt. J.J. Carroll behind the wheel asking his passenger Shaffer questions about his job as a youth relations deputy in the schools ranging from the training that is required to some of his most memorable experiences on the job. Lt. Carroll and Cpl. Shaffer also talk about the agencys current search to hire more youth relations deputies. (Interested? Go to www.colliersheriff. org/careers for more information)