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VOLME82NUBE I 2 H SA JUNE 30,2005i
At a Glance
Accident claims teacher
Traffic deaths stand at 15
Fourth of July
For the first time in many
years there will be no raft race
for LaBelle's Fourth of July cel-
ebration. Nor will there be any
afternoon events at Barron
Park this year. The city is spon-
soring the annual fireworks
Residents are invited to
come to the north end of Bar-
ron Park about dusk to watch
the display light up the sky.
Nelson coming to
Glades Town Hall
Come to the Town Hall
Meeting and hear all the latest
news from Washington, D.C.,
and Senator Bill Nelson on
Wednesday, July 6, at 1:30
p.m. in the County Commis-
sioner Chambers, 500 Ave. J.
in Moore Haven. For further
information please call Sena-
tor Nelson's office at 561-514-
No shots ?
In order to start kinder-
garten your child must show
proof of an up-to-date physical
examination and shots. Shots
required for entry into school
this year include: a DPT boost-
er, IPV the Hepatitis B series,
(3 shots given over 4-6
months) a second measles,
mumps, and rubella vaccine,
and the chickenpox shot.
These shots need to be record-
ed on the Florida Certificate of
known as a blue card.)
The physical exam must be
only 1 year old and should be
recorded on the DOH form
3040. Most private pediatri-
cians have these forms on file.
It is very important to start get-
ting ready now. If your child
does not have proof of these
documents he/she might not
be able to start school in
Shots are provided free for'
children 18 and under at the
Hendry and Glades County
Health Departments. Immu-
nizations are given from 8 a.m.
to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
The premier of the WGCU
Untold Stories- LaBelle-Reflec-
tions from the River's Edge has
been postponed till next
month. Please watch the
Caloosa Belle for details.
Come to the
Free summer Film Festival
movies continue. They are:
July 5: Kim Possible Movie
So the Drama, 9:30 a.m., 1 and
3 p.m.; Finding Never Land, 6
July 12: Dinotopia Quest for
the Ruby Sunstone, 9:30 a.m.,
1 and3 p.m.; Are We There
Yet? At 6 p.m.
Editorial ............. 4
Speak Out ...........4
Social News ..........5
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.
Online news & information
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By Patty Brant
Hendry County has sus-
tained yet another traffic fatality
this year after a 36-year-old
LaBelle woman was involved in
a one-vehicle traffic accident in
the early morning hours of Sun-
day, June 26. Lola M. Treadwell
was airlifted by Aeromed to Lee
Memorial Hospital in critical
condition and later passed in a clockwise motion.
away. Ms. Treadwell then steered
According to the Florida
Highway Patrol, Ms. Treadwell
was westbound on River Bend
Drive, traveling at a high rate of'
speed when her 1999 Ford
Explorer left the roadway,
entering the eastbound grass
shoulder. She veered sharply to
the right and reentered the
roadway while partially rotating
sharply to the left, traveling in a
southwesterly direction while
partially rotating in a counter-
clockwise motion. Her vehicle
then overturned approximately
one and a half times. Ms. Tread-
well was ejected during the
crash. Her vehicle came to a
final rest on its roof, on the east-
bound grass shoulder, facing in
By Patty Brant
It's not every 27-year-old that
gets to be an actual participant in
creating history, but that's the
way it is soldiers during wartime.
What they do affects the head-
lines of today that become the
history of nations. More impor-
tantly, they affect the lives of us all,
from the most ordinary of citizens
to the top leaders of the world.
Charlie Winn can tell you
something about that. In his own
way, the 1996 LaBelle High
School graduate makes the war
in Iraq personal for all of us. Peo-
ple like Charlie link the "home-
folks" to a complicated and often.
controversial upheaval on the
other side of the world from dou-
ble lattes and Little League
Sgt. Winn's dad, Mike, served.
in the'Navy during World War II in'
legendary battles like Guadal-
canal, and reenlisted to serve in
the Korean War. Growing up on
his father's war stories, Charlie
knew very early in life that he
would be in the military.
For Charlie, just getting into
the service practically took, as the
saying goes, "an act of Congress."
As a boy he had problems with
his feet, so when he tried to enlist
he was categorized as having "flat
feet." He took his case all the way
to Washington, D.C., to get the
okay just to enlist
Finally, in 1997, he made it to
basic training at Parris Island 13
long weeks of pain and grit -
only to break his foot a week
before graduating. After rehab he
actually had to be discharged and
reenlisted, going through basic
From left: Sgt. Williamoni, Charlie Winn, Sgt. Doyle
Sgt. Gordon. Camp Failujah after assault in January.
training a second time, before he
could wear the uniform he'd
always dreamed of.
The worst part of boot camp,
he says, was learning to work as a
team, coming together as a unit.
Then the Marine Corps sent
him to schools at Fort McClellan,
Alabama, and Cherry Point, NC.
He became a Military Policeman
(MP). He was sent to Okinawa,
where he was stationed for four
years "good duty," he says,
adding, "I've been just about
everywhere in Asia -Thailand,
Philippines, Korea, China, Singa-
pore except Australia." He was
in line for Australia when he was
ordered to the Middle East in Sep-
tember 2004. He arrived in
Kuwait with the 31st Marine
Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and
was attached to the Battalion
Landing Team 1/3, 1st Battalion
3rd Marines. From there they
headed into war torn Iraq.
Their main mission was recon
on major supply routes, finding
Incendiary Explosive Devices
(IEDs) along with an ordnance
disposal unit. He and his buddies
mounted 50 caliber machine
guns, 240 g machine guns, Mark
19 automatic grenade launchers
- "big guns" on Humvees.
When they found one often dis-
guised as trash or some other
innocent item they would set
up a 300-yard perimeter, stop traf-
fic, sweep the area for enemy
combatants and then secure it.
Only then could they send a robot
in to detonate the device or
remove it and blow it up. It was
pretty much a full time job Char-
lie said they found 42 mines on
See Iraq Page 2
a southerly direction.
The FHP report indicates'
that Ms. Treadwell had not been
wearing a seatbelt at the time of
the crash. Florida Highway
Patrol is continuing its investi-
gation into the crash.
Family and friends are in
shock over this "senseless
tragedy," saying she loved life
and was a strong, selfless per-
son. The 1987 LaBelle High
School graduate was a math
teacher at LaBelle Middle
School. She leaves behind her
husband, Douglas, and daugh-
ter, Kaler, a 13-year-old LaBelle
Middle School student. She was
the daughter of the late Don
and the late Henrietta Clark.
Mrs. Treadwell is the second
LaBelle Middle School teacher
to be involved in a fatal traffic
accident in just over a month.
On May 21, LMS counselor
Maureen Sullivan died in a
motorcycle crash in Punta
EDITORS NOTE: Post your
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for city seat
"My name is Richard
Williams and technically I am
required to say that "I am rin-
ning for the position of Tax
Assessor Commissioner for the
City of LaBelle." However, he
ple to-real- ,
ize that the
taxes of this
by the Richard
county. This Williams.
title of Tax
Assessor Commissioner is a title
only. "Don't let the title on the
ballot mislead you nto thinking
this position is responsible for
assessing the taxes in which we
all pay as residents of the city.
Perhaps this could be the first
sign of an antiquated system of
government that needs to be
addressed," he notes.
Mr. Williams explains that
his reason for running is to
attain a position as a leader in
this community. Like alrpeople,
he says, one's qualities -
whether leadership or other-
wise -are a direct reflection on
their life experience. He
believes that his life experience
makes him a legitimate candi-
date and asset to this communi-
ty as a city commissioner.
Born in Miami in 1969, he
moved to a small town with his
parents in 1972 in search of a
better place to raise a family. He
grew up on the outskirts of
LaBelle and says he had a won-
derful "Tom Sawyer-like child-
hood." He recalls spending
many days usually barefoot-
ed running the dirt floored
lanes of his families orange
grove, eating Fox grapes and
swinging off a rope into the river
with an occasional ride on a
swing bridge were the high-
lights of his childhood after-
"I bought my first fishing
pole at Jennings Hardware," he
recalls, "and my first pocket
knife at The Trading Post; ate
my first hamburger at Flora &
Ella's, and considered coconut
cream pie a national treasure. I
was raised in the presence of
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care, support too
It's something more and
more Americans are going
through as the Baby Boomer
.generation begins its decline
into the golden years. For some,
it's a matter of expense and for
others, it's simply a matter of not
wanting to see their loved one
slip away into the anonymity of
"out of sight, out of mind."
Whether it's taking care of an
elderly parent, a disabled child or
any family member who begins
to succumb to age, disease or
tragedy, the burdens of dedicat-
ing one's life to the care and sup-
port of another human being
can be simply overwhelming.
The Caregivers Assistance
and Regional Education (CARE)
Program recognizes the urgency
that is spreading across the
country and will be holding a
free seminar in Hendry County
beginning July 6 and running
through July 14. The July 6 ses-
sion will open with an introduc-
tion to the program, communi-
cation/sensitivity training and
roles, responsibilities and stress-
The following day, July 7, the
second session will delve into
key topics of understanding the
aging process and the associat-
ed illnesses and behavior
changes that aging can some-
The program continues July
11 with its third session, which
will talk about pre-admission
emergency respite counseling
and linking local caregivers to
their community resources,
which can be invaluable to not
only the person in need of care,
but to the caregiver's health and
welfare as well. The program
See Support Page 2
Men learning to be healthy
The Third Annual Men's
Health Fair brought out men of
all ages for the annual event.
Although the men's fair never
has as many participants as the
women's fair (who actually
line up an hour early), those
that did show up were treated
to all kinds of great handouts,
give-aways and healthy snacks
- not to mention the door
Shannon Garrison with the
American Cancer Society, Jim
Martinson with Healthy Fami-
lies, HIV information, birth
control, Parkinson Disease,
Heart to Heart, LORHN, Senior
Connections, Community Safe-
ty Team, Healthy Families,
REACT, Opening Doors, Hos-
pice, United Way, Opening
Doors, Sheriff's Department
prizes! A boom box, T.V; cool- and Senior Connections were
ers, umbrellas are just exam- all on hand to give out plenty of
Everyone was a winner
receiving the information that
could possibly save their lives.
Blood pressures, cholesterol
and blood sugar readings, PSA,
body fat analysis and comput-
erized stress readings were all
performed free of charge.
Early detection is the name
of the game. If you know what
to look for regarding skin can-'
cer, you could save your own
life or the life of someone you
Staff photo/Donna Meister
David Ennis has his blood sugar checked by Socorro Balderas
and is given instant results.
Trica's Birthday Protect against
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Delivering Western Hendry County's News Since 1922
Home from Iraq: Yellow ribbons for Charlie Winn
Charlie Winn in his Humvee
LaBelle Marine proud of duty
Caloosa Belle, Thursday, June 30, 2005
No trash pick up
There will be no garbage pick-
up on Monday July 4.
kids clothing drive
Residents of Oakbrook Nurs-
ing Home of LaBelle, at 250
Broward Ave. is sponsoring a chil-
dren's clothing drive and school
supply collection. The school sup-
ply and clothing giveaway will be
held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on
Saturday, July 30, for anyone
needing these items. They are col-
lecting all sizes so if you would
like to clean out your closets and
donate please call the Activity
Department and ask for Sharon or
Marbella at 675-1440 for further
details. Anyone interested in
donating 'new school supplies is
encouraged to drop them off at'
volunteer training set
Hope Hospice will conduct a
two-day volunteer training class
at the Parrish Hall of St. Martin's
Episcopal located at 207 North
WC. Owen Avenue in Clewiston.
Continued From Page 1
just one road. Their patrol area
included several major roads from
Fallujah to Abu Graib prison. It's an
extreme job, heavy on the stress -
'"you're always watching," Charlie
He and his squad did this till the
assault on Fallujah Nov. 8, 2004. It
took only four days to take the city;
but it wasn't till December that the
troops finally secured it fighting
house by house, block by block. It
was the first time Marines had
cleared a city in that way since Viet
Before the assault, coalition
forces allowed women and chil-
dren to leave the city, while men 15-
55 had to stay. They were warned
to remain in their homes or be con-
sidered combatants. The house-by-
house operation took weeks, but
Charlie said the worst was finding
homes where civilians had been
executed by insurgents. Charlie's
unit also found seven or eight 500-
pound bombs plus caches of RPGs
and machine guns.
He recalls thev found an old
man carrying $20,000 in sequential
US $100 bills and a Mercedes wired
as IED, all rigged to be detonated.
After that, Charlie reverted back
to his MP job, picking up detainees
and escorting them to holding facil-
ities, and also assisted with EOD
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finale will be July 14 where plan-
ning for the future, doctor/patient
communication, personal care and
safety emergency measures will be
among the topics of conversation,
as well as the actual development
of a local support group for local
All classes will take place at
Senior Connections of Southwest
Florida, located at 1200 WC Owen
Avenue, in Clewiston.
CARE Program Coordinator
Danielle Musteffe said the pro-
gram's goal is to provide free edu-
cation and support, share informa-
tion and provide coping strategies
to beleaguered caregivers.
"Basically, we can show that
there is a support system out there
Classes will be held on
Wednesday, July 27, and Thurs-
day, July 28, from 8:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Both days' attendance is
required. Lunch will be provided.
Volunteers are needed for all
types of work, including patient
care and transportation. Bi-lingual
applicants also needed. No expe-
rience necessary. To enroll, call
Jean Best at (239) 368-2040 or 1-
Legion hosts red, white
and blue breakfast
The American Legion Auxil-
iary Unit 130 will host a break-
fast at the American Legion Hall
on SR 80 to celebrate July 4th.
The breakfast will be held on
Sunday, July 3, from 8-11 a.m.
There will be pancakes and
sausages w/red, white and blue
toppings. The cost is only $3.50
for adults and $2 for children
under 10 years of age. Y'all come
The LaBelle Youth Livestock
AG Exhibition, Inc., will be hold-
ing its annual $100 steak dinner
disposal and vehicle recovery.
In January he was part of the
American forces providing security
for the first free election in Iraq's his-
tory. Polling stations opened at 6
a.m., he recalls, but no one showed
up right away. The insurgents tried
their best to keep voters away by
launching rockets and mortars into
the cities, but apparently the prom-
ise of freedom was stronger than
the fear of reprisals, because then a
deluge of people arrived, including
2,000 women (another unusual
event for Iraq) and that was just at
his station in avery small city.
Even Mother Nature is harsh in
that region of the world. Charlie
and his buddies also battled the 144
degree heat in Kuwait, followed by
the 19 degree temperatures in
Iraq's winter all in flat, dirty
desert- definitely not a vacation
Still, he believes it was a good
experience. He said he learned a lot
about the country. Their interpreter,
"Jake," was a Catholic he had
always believed that all Iraqis were
Muslims. But the best experience,
he feels, "was doing the job."
Regardless of any political ques-
tions, he and his buddies were
there to help get that long abused
country on track. It's a volatile area
of the worldhe knowV;'but without
Saddam Hussein, they may have a
The insurgents have their own
agenda, he says, adding that, as sol-
for people who are in the same
boat," said Ms. Musteffe. "We link
them to community resources and
teach them how to be better pre-
pared for emergencies to have
an emergency plan in place in case
something happens to the primary
There are many things a care-
giver needs to understand before
taking on the massive responsibili-
ty of caring for a family member on
a full time basis. But beyond the
;medical needs and everyday needs
of the patient, it is important to fully
understand the task at hand and to
recognize when it's time for the
caregiver to receive a little care in
"We show them ways they can
decrease their stress levels," said
Ms. Musteffe. "The caregiver can
actually be the one who collapses
first by being overburdened with
stress. It will begin to affect some-
on Saturday, July 23. Please con-
.tact any officer or board member
to get your ticket and support
to perform July 9-11
Did you ever wonder what
happened to "Sweet Betsy from
Pike"? She ended up in the quiet
little Californy town of Muddy
Springs, where she joins the lady
townfolk in a temperance move-
ment that shuts down the local
saloon. Much to their dismay, the
saloon refuses to be run out of
town and opens a restaurant
where the saloon girls become
waitresses. While all this is taking
place the 'Bad Gang' is planning a
daring bank robbery.
The Dalmatian Youth Troupe is
presenting their summer play,
"Raisin' a Ruckus in Muddy
Springs", by Joyce Gatch and
Henry Avery, on July 9, 10, and
11. This musical comedy is being
performed by an exuberant group
of talented young people from the'
ages of 8-13.
Showtimes will be 6:30 p.m.
on Saturday, July 9 and Monday,
July 11. There will be a 2 p.m.
matinee on Sunday, July 10. Tick-
diers, they don't get into politics.
Still, a lot of the news media project
the wrong idea about the war and
what's really happening over there.
In southern Iraq, things are pretty
calm. For the first time in their lives
people have running water, elec-
tricity and freedom. American sol-
diers find ways to help the locals by
sharing medications, candy and
playing games with kids who have
to grow up way too fast. They have
to be careful, though, to prevent"
reprisals on these innocent people
by fanatic insurgents who see
intimidation as a legitimate
weapon against civilians.
Of his experiences in Iraq, Char-
lie says the most difficult part of war
was dealing with the loss of sleep.
During the assault on Fallujah
troops got just 2-3 hours of sack
time per day and the constant mor-
tar barrages escalated the stress. As
a platoon sergeant over 15 men
and women, he said; his fear was
greatest for them a heavy respon-
sibility. Although he ate well, he still
lost 30 pounds over there, he said.
He's proud to say that all "his"
Marines came back safe and-
In February, Charlie and his unit
returned to Kuwait; then in April
they returned to Thailand and Oki-
nawa. After four years, he finally set
foot back in the States on June 8 in
Seattle, beginning his leave to come
home to LaBelle. He must report to
recruiter school in San Diego July 5.
one's emotional health first and
eventually that will affect that per-
soi's physical health."
Ms. Musteffe said the caregiver
can begin to become severely
depressed and get a feeling of isola-
tion. She related one story of a
male caregiver who had not had a
break in nine years.
"He was very angry and very
bitter," she said. "It's so important
to not let yourself get to that.point.
Caregivers have to know that they
are not alone, that there is help out
there and that it's more than okay
to accept that help."
Ms. Musteffe said that caregivers
must plan time for themselves and
enroll into programs that offer the
"A caregiver needs to maintain
their hobbies," she said. "They
need to stay active and so does the
The CARE Program offers a pro-
ets are $5 and reservations may
be made by calling (863) 675-
0853.'Please leave your name,
phone number and the number
of seats you wish to reserve and
someone will return your call.
Instructor Pat Bedingfield will
be starting a beginner clogging
class at the LaBelle Program Cen-
ter. Adults and teenagers will
begin on Tuesday, July 19, at 5:30
p.m. and children will start on
Thursday, July 21 at 5:15 p.m.
Register now for classes as enroll-
ment is limited, call the Program
Center at 675-4130 for further
portraits on July 7
LaBelle High School senior
portraits will be taken by Bryn
Alan on Thursday, July 7, from 8
a.m. until 3 p.m. at LHS. Tuxedos
and drapes are provided. Walk-
ins are welcome. An $8 sitting
fee is required. Call 674-4120 for
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It's not the assignment he wanted
- he wants to be drill instructor -
but a good Marine accepts his
orders and does the job he's
assigned. Charlie says he'd like to
make the service his career. If that
doesn't work out for him, he'd like
to be a Florida Highway Patrolman.
After recruiter school, he hopes
to be stationed in Fort Myers after
all, it's been three years since he
was hom6. He points out that, since
9/11, all the services have been "run
ragged" with deployments.
Back home after such a long
stretch, Charlie sees the LaBelle-
Fort Myers area with new eyes "I
don't remember it being so big," he
says, adding, "I got lost going to
the mall" and noted that little kids
he knew before are almost grown
While at home, Charlie has visit-
ed with his mom, Carol, grand-
mother Doris Mattice, brothers Pat
(Fort Myers) and Matthew (Lake-
land); and aunts Karen and Kathy.
Charlie said he's looking for-
ward to some less stressful duty. "I
don't want to go back," he admits,
"but I would if I was ordered to,"
then quickly adds he'd rather go
back himself than see new guys
who don't know the ropes learn
the hard way.
Has it been worth it? Charlie just
says, "It's better there now."
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, June 30, 2005
Program teaches kids life skills Law Offices of Roert Vau A.
Three Harmony in the Streets
counselors and two Hendry
County deputies provided lots of
fun and learning experiences for
kids at Pioneer Plantation's sum-
mer camp last week. Although
the program began in 1997, Har-
mony in the Streets is new to
The program is based on two
successful programs of the Flori-
da Youth Ranches a summer
camping program and concepts
from Project Harmony, a leader-
ship program. Campers had fun
while learning leadership skills
and conflict resolution.
Perdue University senior Jen-
nifer Bolinger, a psychology
major, said Harmony in the
Streets is a special program
because it is tailored to kids who
don't normally get the summer
camp experience. She said a $1
million grant over two years from
the Attorney General pays for 12
teams to put these camps on,
partnering with local sheriff's
Shantresa King of Miami and
John Gilham of Deland are the
other Harmony in the Streets
counselors. Shantresa is a nurs-
ing student at Miami-Dade and
John is a sophomore at Daytona
Beach Community College, who
may be interested in a career in
The kids are challenged to
work together, learning how to
cooperate and coordinate.
Each day the kids had a differ-
ent public'safety program that
taught them about law enforce-
ment (fingerprinting, K-9s), fire-
fighting (courtesy of the Pioneer
Volunteer Fire Department) and
EMS' job of saving lives.
With 14 traffic fatalities
already in Hendry County this
year, Coordinator of the local
Harmony in the Streets camps
Sgt. Barbara Brown (also a Road
Patrol sergeant, School Resource
Officer supervisor and Explorer
coordinator for the sheriff's
office) took time Friday to remind
campers about traffic safety. She
explained how simple things like
taking the time to buckle your
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Sgt. Barbara Brown fills the water buckets for the kids at the county's first Harmony in the
Streets program. It took place at Pioneer Plantation's summer camp last week.
seatbelts or wearing a bike hel-
met can make the difference in
life or death. She and Deputy Mel
Brant went over rules of the road
for bicycles including: riding in
single file at the edge of the road
(not all spread out all over the
lanes) and riding on the right
hand side of the road with the
traffic (walkers should be facing
oncoming traffic). They remind-
ed the kids that bicyclists can get
tickets just like drivers. They also
went over hand signals (right and
left turns and stop) and the fact
that bicycles must stop for stop
Camp Coordinator Jennifer
Timms said she is averaging 40
kids at camp this year. How did
the campers enjoy the new pro-
gram? Here are a few of their
Jenifer Aguila, a LaBelle Chris-
tian School student, liked the
sheriff's K-9 and said she found
out that drugs "smell nasty." Jen-
nifer Oliva, a 12-year-old LMS stu-
dent enjoyed the games while
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This week Harmony in the
Arthritis education and prevention
The 1 in 3 Florida adults that suf-
fer from arthritis have some hope
for information and possible relief
now that the Florida Arthritis Edu-
cation and Prevention Act has
become law. Governor Jeb Bush
signed Senate Bill 1450 into law on
Tuesday, June 14th.
The legislation, sponsored by
Senator Ron Klein (D-Delray Beach)
and Representative Anne Gannon
(D-Delray Beach), with co-sponsor-
ships from Rep. Holly Benson (R-
Pensacola) and Representative
Greg Ever (R-Milton) will help foster
a statewide program that promotes
public awareness and increases
information concerning the causes
of arthritis, the importance of early
diagnosis and effective ways of pre-
venting- and managing- arthritis.
The bill requires that the-Florida
Department of Health establish,
promote and maintain an arthritis
prevention and education program
to raise public awareness and to
better educate and train health pro-
"We are very pleased that the
Florida Department of Health,
already a good partner in this activi-
ty, will now have a stronger empha-
sis on this important disease that
impacts so many Florida citizens of
all ages," said Anne Forrest, of
Bradenton, President of the Florida
Chapter Arthritis Foundation. The
Florida Chapter of the Arthritis
Foundation was a primary support-
er of this legislation, Forrest
expressed sincere-appreciation to
Senator Klein and Representatives
Gannon, Benson, and-Evers, along
with their staff members, especially
Kelly Skidmore, an aide in Senator
Klein's office, who has severe
arthritis herself "Kelly does not fit
the public stereotype of a person
with arthritis," commented Forrest,
"as she is young and active, but she
is like many Florida residents of all
ages, who battle this chronic ail-
ment daily. We deeply appreciate
what she has done for others."
Florida, Chapter Regional -Exec-
utive Directors were also quick to
express their appreciation of their
legislative team and to the Gover-
nor for support of this new public
health policy emphasis. Jay Bur-
nell, Executive Director of the
Southwest Florida Region of the
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than $1.3 billion each year in direct
medical costs and an additional $4
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mately 45 percent of those,in Flori-
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"We still need public support
and we look forward to working
with the Florida Department of
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LaBelle High School's summer
camp; followed by Montura July
11-15; and Harlem July 18-22.
George Mickey, 48, passed
away on Thursday, June 23, 2005.
He was born in New Castle, Pa.,
and moved to Florida in 1980.
He is survived by his parents:
Glenri and Reggetta Mickey; broth-
er: Richard (Gretchen) and
nephews Brian and Gregory of
Horizon Cremation Center was
in charge of the arrangements.
June 19, Jenaro G. Chavez, 31,
aggravated battery with a weapon.
June 19, Lazaro Marrero, 43,
DUI, refusal to take a breathalyzer
June 18, Jack Arnold Winters,
Jr., 40, driving with a
suspended/revoked license habit-
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*June 18, Manases Osonio, 19,
DUI, driving without a driver
license. His blood alcohol level
June 6, Simon Louis Mata, 44,
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Let's teach children
respect. Almost every major
election one of the candidates
speaks up for money for better
education, larger schools,
more teachers, better pay, etc.
Not once have they men-
tioned some of the most
important issues as beginning
in the first grade and upward
teaching children to first
respect their parents and why
teaching them to respect all
animals domestic and wild.
All animals deserve to be
treated with respect. They are
God's creations and gift to
men, to have them neutered
or spayed to keep down over
population and starvation and
disease. I feel we're long over-
due in teaching our children
to respect both older people
and animals, our wildlife, also
the smaller creatures such as
butterflies, moths, lizards, etc.
All are very important to the
earth, one man a while back
was complaining about a cat
that was dumped off on his
place. Kill the cats was his
plea, agreed with him, also
two boys were tossing kittens
in bags into traffic. How sick!
If these people were taught
in school, as well as their
home, when they were chil-
dren they probably would
have a very different attitude.
I'm trying to emphasize the
importance of educating our
children on these matters
while yet young. Respect par-
ents and older people, respect
all animals and nature.
population is growing
Fourth of July: Our 229th birthday
By Barbara Oehlbeck
On July 4, 1776, representatives
of 13 British colonies in North
America adopted an eloquent
statement setting forth the reasons
for declaring their independence
from Great Britain. The public did
not learn the actual words of the
Declaration until July 8. The final
version was called a "unanimous"
declaration, but the word "unani-
mous" would not be properly used
until July 19, when the New York
delegation to Congress, which had
not voted on July 4, reported that it
favored the Declaration. Congress
then ordered a copy of the Declara-
tion engrossed on parchment and
signed by all members of Congress.
Fifty members signed the docu-
ment on August 2,1776.
It was Ernie Pyle who wrote: "I
write from a worm's-eye view."
Mr. Pyle, I find myself writing
from the soul's eye-view, which
may or may not be explainable and
never to be compared with Mr. Pyle
who won a Pulitzer prize in 1943
for his reporting to millions of
Americans during World War II.
With careful humor and rare sensi-
tivity he wrote how their boys lived
and fought and died as
soldiers...painting word pictures
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that portrayed more than photo-
There are some who believe
with good reason, that patriotism
cannot be taught. Unfortunately it
seems painfully true that we in this
country are going backwards
instead of forward in "Patriotism
101" although dramatic improve-
ments have been observed since 9-
11...yet, even that seems to be
And there are those who firmly
believe, that basically, this "lack" is
because we've been given, or have
taken, too much, too soon, and
with too little effort.
There is a disturbing indiffer-
ence, casualness and thoughtless-
ness where patriotism is con-
cerned that is far more dangerous
than any explosives that have ever
Perhaps it can be best said by
one who was not born to all our
benefits and privileges. He is Ken
Downing who came to Florida
from Guatemala 20-some years
ago and became a citizen. "The
first thing I did when I got back
from Miami from the ceremony in
which I became a citizen, was to go
straight to the voter registration
office in Hendry County." Mr.
Downing lives and works in South-
"I am a relative newcomer to
this country. It seems that most
everybody ignores, or acts like they
don't want to recognize that even
as we remember 9-11, we live in
one of the last frontiers of tranquili-
ty in the greatest country in the
"What you take for granted
does not exist in most parts of the
world. Yet, instead of counting
blessings, most are complaining
and asking for more. It has been
said that "too much democracy" is
like a child having all the candy he
can eat, not only does he get sick,
but he loses his wish for sweets.
"If we are to preserve our way
of life, everyone is going to have to
work a little harder for the good of
all and not expect a few to do it all.
Democracy doesn't just happen, it
is people who make it work. Too
much is being done by too few for
"Everybody complains about
public officials and yet the majority
do not vote.
"Everybody expects public ser-
vants to be saints, when we live in a
"Everybody complains about
law enforcement, and yet few real-
ize the restrictions law enforcers
are working under.
S"As an example: If we look close
to home, we see how so many of
our fine churches have been split
because of internal bickering. And
the same is true of community
organizations which could and
should be cohesive rather than divi-
"Let us resolve to work together.
Let us criticize, but make it con-
structive. Let us recognize that
those in a position of leadership in
our country are trying, and we owe
them a chance. This is democracy
and I feel we should unrelentingly
fight for it.
"As strange as it may seem, it
sometimes take an outsider to rec-
ognize something you yourself
don't see: We are living in the great-
est country in the world! We must
As the South Florida area
grows and changes, the horse
population is increasing. More
people seeking the rural lifestyle
are purchasing horses for pleas-
ure riding. Some just have them
as pets or "four legged lawn
mowers." Others are becoming
interested in raising and show-
Horse owners follow their
own set of safety rules'for prop-
erly housing, handling and rid-
ing horses. But those who share
a neighborhood with horse
owners should also take care
when interacting with horses.
Horses and humans can easi-
ly co-exist safely as long as the
humans take the time to under-
stand a little about their eques-
For example, if you are out
walking and see a horse next to
a fence, it may be tempting to go
over and pet the horse. But that
is not a good idea unless you
first ask the owner. Some friend-
ly-looking horses may not want
you to pet them. Horses can
bite. Likewise, never enter a pas-
ture without the owner's per-
mission, even if the horse is not
near the fence.
If you are a dog owner, obey
the county's leash laws which
require you to keep the dog
under control. This means that if
your dog is outside your house,
it must be in a fence or on a
leash. If your dog is loose and
gets into a pasture, you might
with Katrina Elsken
find yourself liable for any
injuries to the horses, cattle or
Horses can tolerate loud,
steady noises, but may be star-
tled by sudden, loud noises. So if
you are driving a car, ATV or
other motorized vehicle near a
fenced horse or near someone
on horseback, don't "rev" the
engine or honk the horn. A sud-
den, loud noise could spook the
horse, and a frightened horse is,
very unpredictable. It could try
to jump a fence or bolt into the
path of a vehicle.
Don't litter and don't let oth-
ers in your car throw trash on
the roadsides. Cans and glass
bottles are .a-hazard for horses
and for people who walk along
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New law to fight unemployment fraud
Governor Bush recently signed
HB 1693 into law, strengthening
the Agency for Workforce Innova-
tion's (AWI) and law enforcement
partners' ability to aggressively pur-
sue and prosecute Unemployment
The legislation provides penal-
ties and fines for individuals:
Establishing a fake business
by submitting fraudulent records
relating to the business, including
tax and wage reports;
Entering fraudulent data into a
computer system of the agency or
its tax collection service provider;
Using computer facilities of
the agency or its tax collection
provider without authorization;
Deliberately altering or
destroying computer information
or files; or
*Stealing financial instruments,
data, or other assets.
"Expanded coordination and
increased prosecution of unem-
ployment compensation fraud will
result in greater recovery of taxpay-
ers' dollars and will provide a deter-
rent to individuals contemplating
such schemes," said Susan
Pareigis, Director, Agency for Woik-
force Innovation. "We intend to
use the additional tools in this legis-
lation to continue our aggressive
protection of public resources in
partnership with our state and local
law enforcement colleagues," she
The law allows the agency to
make all unemployment compen-
sation records relating to unem-
ployment fraud investigations avail-
able to FDLE, the states attorneys,
and the Office of the Statewide
Prosecutor for investigation and
aggressive prosecution of fraudu-
In addition, the law provides for
penalties to curtail State Unemploy-
ment Tax (SUTA) dumping-the
practice of avoiding unemploy-
ment experience which impacts all
employers in a negative way.
SUTA dumping occurs when:
An employer avoids a high tax
rate by setting up one or more shell
companies and then transfers
some or all of its workforce back
and forth between the shell com-
panies to earn a lower tax rate; or
A person or entity opening a
business purchases an existing
small business which lets them
take advantage of a lower unem-
ployment tax rate for an "acquired"
business as opposed to a "new"
Provisions of the bill will be
implemented by AWI on July 1,
The Agency for Workforce Inno-
vation is the lead state workforce
agency and directly administers the
state's Labor Market Statistics pro-
gram, Unemployment Compensa-
tion, Early Learning and various
workforce development programs.
Workforce development policy
and guidance in Florida is provided
by Workforce Florida, Inc. Work-
force Florida and the Agency for
Workforce Innovation are partners
in the Employ Florida network
which includes 24 Regional Work-
force Boards who deliver services
through nearly 100 One-Stop
Career Centers around the state.
Children are at high risk for skin cancer
Summer is finally here, and
more than ten million children and
young adults will pack their bags
for camp. The number of day and
resident camps in the U.S. has
grown by nearly 90% in the past 20
years, which means that more and
more children are making their
way to the great outdoors and for
long days of fun in the sun. What
many parents and camp directors
sometimes fail to remember is time
spent outdoors requires proper
protection against the suns harmful
Sports and outdoor activities are
daily events for children attending
camp. Unfortunately, if children
are not properly protected, the time
they spend outdoors can result in
painful sunburns, premature signs
of aging later in life and even skin
"Just one blistering sunburn in
childhood can double the risk of
getting melanoma later in life," said
Perry Robins, MD, President of The
Skin Cancer Foundation. "That risk
can be avoided by following some
simple, sun safe guidelines."
To protect your children, the
Foundation recommends the fol-
lowing camp specific sun safety
Are counselors trained in sun
safety? UV protection should be a
regular part of training. "We
impress on counselors that they
basically have a parental role in
making sure campers are protect-
ed," said Michael Humes, director
of a particularly sun-safe camp
called Regis-Applejack in the
Adirondack Mountains of upstate
When are outdoor activities
scheduled? Ideally, most should be
scheduled for early morning or late
afternoon as UV is most intense
from 10a.m. to4 p.m.
Are campers directed to apply
sunscreen before going outside?
An SPF 15+ sunscreen (water-
resistant formulations are especial-
ly good) needs to be used regularly.
Campers and staff should be
instructed to bring it from home,
apply it 20-30 minutes before out-
door activities, and reapply it every
two hours and right after swim-
ming. The camp also should have a
Are campers urged to wear
protective clothing? Historically,
campers wore only a T-shirt, shorts,
and perhaps a baseball cap. We
now know that's not enough. "We
ask campers and staff to wear
broad-brimmed hats, which pro-
tect more of the face than baseball
caps do," said Humes. The Skin
Cancer Foundation also advises
wearing a long-sleeved shirt, long
pants, and UV-protective sunglass-
es. In addition, washing campers'
clothes with a laundry aid such as
SunGuard will wash a minimum of
30 UPF protection into clothing and
will last through at least 20 wash-
Is shade available? Shade
should be easily accessible. At
Camp Regis-Applejack, campers
cabins lie among tall pine trees,
and the athletic fields, beach, and
tennis court are all tree-lined.
With proper guidance, children
can learn to protect themselves and
enjoy summer fun without sacrific-
ing the health of their skin.
For additional information, visit
www.skincancer.org or call: 1-800-
SKIN-490. The Skin Cancer Foun-
dation is the only national and
international organization con-
cerned exclusively with the world's
most common malignancy can-
cer of the skin. The mission of this
non-profit organization is to
increase public and professional
awareness about the prevention,
detection, and treatment of skin
Friday, July 1
DJJ and Youth Task Force:
Health Dept., 1140 Pratt Blvd., 10
American Legion Fish Fry: 5-7
p.m. Legion Post 130, Highway
AA: Step 11 Meditation Meet-
ing 7 p.m. Episcopal Church of
the Good Shepherd,
Collingswood & Eucalyptus, Port
LaBelle, open meeting.
Bingol Our Lady Queen of
Heaven Catholic Church, Early
bird 6:45, Regular at 7 p.m. NO
Saturday, July 2
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Good
Shepherd, Collingswood &
Eucalyptus, Port LaBelle, open
Sunday, July 3
AA: 7 p.m. Port LaBelle, Epis-
copal Church of the Good Shep-
herd, Collingswood & Eucalyptus,
Port LaBelle, open discussion
Monday, July 4
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
Tuesday, July 5
LaBelle Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m.,
Flora & Ella's, Hwy. 80.
Hobby class: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Woman's Club, Hwy. 80W
Rotary Club: Flora and Ella's,
F/S Park Community Meeting:
Daniels School/Community Cen-
ter, 6:30 p.m.
Sweet Adelines chorus: "Spirit
of the Gulf" (formerly Ft. Myers
Fever and City of Palms); weekly
rehearsals at Zion Lutheran
Church, 7401 Winkler Road (not
Avenue), 7 p.m. Free lessons,
auditions, orientations, 675-1338
or 675-3080. (Ladies only.)
AA: 12 Step/Big Book study
group 8 p.m. First Christian
Church, Ford Avenue, open meet-
Wednesday, July 6
Port LaBelle Garden Club:
noon, extension office, Pratt Blvd.
AA Big Book Meeting: noon,
Episcopal Church of the Good
Shepherd, Collingswood & Euca-
lyptus, .Port LaBelle, open meet-
Wednesday Night Live: 5-7
p.m., Caloosa Baptist Church, for
youth in grades 6-12 at 500 W.
Hwy. 80. Phdne 675-4079
PPVFD: drill 7 p.m.
Eastern Star: 7:30 p.m. Mason-
ic Lodge, Jaycee/Lions Blvd.
AA 8 p.m. at the Alva Recre-
Thursday, July 7
Small business counseling:
sessions begin at 9 a.m. Free. Call
675-0125 for an appointment.
Community Traffic Safety
Team: 1:00 p.m. LaBelle Fire Sta-
tion, Main Street
LaBelle Heritage Museum,
Inc.: 7 p.m. at the City Commis-
sioner Chambers in the City Hall,
first Thrsday except June, July and
AA & Al Anon: 8 p.m. discus-
sion, First Christian Church, Ford
Ave., Call Intergroup at 275-5111
DAV Chapter 144: 8 p.m.
American Legion Hall, Hwy. 80W
Christian Youth Fellowship: 7
p.m., City Hall, Commissioner's
Former USSR president to visit FGCU in 2006
Florida Gulf Coast University
hosts Mikhail Gorbachev March 28,
2006, in Alico Arena as the second
speaker in FGCU's distinguished
University Lecture Series.
Gorbachev's message "Peace
in the 21st Century" focuses on
global peace in addition to environ-
mental and sustainable develop-
ment policies as a method to pro-
FGCU provost and vice presi-
dent for Academic Affairs Bonnie
Yegidis, who spearheaded devel-
opment of the University Lecture
Series, selected Gorbachev
because FGCU's student learning
outcome for the 2005-06 academic
year is "ecological perspective"
which emphasizes the impact of
individuals on systems, particularly
The first parliament in Soviet
history elected Gorbachev as presi-
dent in 1990. After leaving office,
the Nobel Laureate created The
Foundation for Socio-Economic
and Political Studies (The Gor-
bachev Foundation) in 1992 to pro-
vide in-depth analysis of the evolv-
ing social, economic and political
conditions around a globalizing
Ayear later, Gorbachev became
president of Green Cross Interna-
tional, an international independ-
ent environmental organization
with branches in more than 20
countries. He also chairs the United
Russian Social Democratic Party.
According to The Gorbachev
Foundation web site,
www.gorby.ru/en, the overall
motto of the organization is
"Toward a New Civilization" and
the Foundation's aim is "to help
assert democratic values and
moral, humanistic principles in the
life of society. In a globalizing
world, the search for guidelines in
building a new, more equitable
international order is increasingly
FGCU offers free tickets to the
public beginning 2006 for the one
hour lecture and question-and-
answer period. The University
posts updated information on the
University Lecture Series web site,
www.fgcu.edu/uls, as it becomes
In addition to the lecture, FGCU
hosts a press conference for the
media and an intimate dinner with
Gorbachev for major donors to the
University Lecture Series.
For future programming, FGCU
is seeking a donor to endow a $2
million gift that could support the
University Lecture Series in perpe-
tuity. The Series, which this year
featured renowned author and
poet Maya Angelou, was created to
expand the world of ideas and cre-
ative expression, but FGCU hopes
to further develop it into a program
of even greater consequence for
students and the community.
For additional information
about Gorbachev, please visit
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, June 30, 2005 5
July 1: Harry Hall, Coy McMa- July 2: Carolyn Howard,
hon, Jeff Lawson, Shawn Bar- James Cockran, Harris Greer,
nett, Jan Wynn, Craig Brooks, Rubin Puente, Geneva Martin,
Bonnie Stahler Grinnell Bonnie Pratt, Kathy Rue, Heather
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Upthegrove Elementary School teacher Mrs. Pat Swope
sits among the new clothing and school supplies that she
will be delivering to the orphans in Guatemala in July. Mrs.
Swope will be traveling with a group through Buckner Inter-
national, a non-profit organization that has given assis-
tance to orphans in 25 countries around the world. Local
individuals, church members, schools and organizations in
LaBelle have donated to Mrs. Swope's cause and have
sent their good wishes with her as she travels. For this she
is extremely grateful. Anyone interested may still help send
financial support. Log on to www.helporphans.org and
www.shoesfororphansouls.com for more information.
Landrum, Norma Martinez, Jen-
nifer Nicole Marin
July 3: Jewel Joslin, Wendi
O'Ferrell, Toby Burke, Mack For-
turs, Audra Brantley, Roberta
Gunsby, Lindsay Calvert, Robert
July 4: C.B. Hoyl, Judy Mims,
Irene Edwards, Jessie Williams,
Jennifer Lewis, Edith Ann
Alexander, Danna Burchard, Joe
Lewis, Joe Ewing, Melinda
Saucier, Melissa Saucier, Joseph
Reynolds, James Terrell, Paul
"Sonny" Whidden, Jr.
July 5: Gladys Ross, Cheryl
Pinion, Linda O'Ferrell, Harold
Curtis, Sonja Murray, Billy Wilki-
John and Sara Childers of
LaBelle are proud to announce the
birth of their new son, Nickolaus
Nickolaus Andrew was born on
May 30, 2005, at Health Park in Ft.
Myers. He weighed 8 pounds and 3
ounces and was 20 inches long at
Nickolaus was welcomed
home by Logan Livingston, Brian-
na and Bailey Childers.
Maternal grandparents are Paul
and Cheryl Puletti of LaBelle. Pater-
nal grandparents are Kenneth
(Pete) and Franciska Childers of
son, Oleta Ross, Renee Pratt,
Stacee Stinnett, Joey Gonzalez,
Rebecca Bough, Charlene Mali-
nowski, Pamela Capling, John
July 6: Wade Hammond, Den-
nis Morrissey, Mike McDaniel,
Pat Murphy, Gary Whiteaker,
John Watkins, Harold Rentz,
Thomas Lundy, Tex El Khatib,
Kim Cooper, Matthew Malinows-
ki, Heidi Moser-Van Cour, Jaclyn
Leonor Arteaga, Gracyn Mayo
July 7: Billy Mabire, Norma
Bischel, John O'Ferrell, Daryl
Cox, Will Johnson, Lilly Cisnero,
Bart Ballard, Rob Penley, Derek
Ryan Meek, Karima Cavazos,
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LaBelle kids from first through sixth grade were treated to 'Roof Tops' Music Camp at
Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church. About 58 children enjoyed a week's worth
of fun from 8:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. with lunch and T-shirt included, all for only $12. The
children had music, arts and craft, bible and drum classes. About 25 capable teen
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0 Full-time LaBelle Mayor since 1993
0 LaBelle City Commissioner 1980 to 1987
0 Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, elected to Treasurer
2003-04 and Secretary 2004-05
0 Chair of the LaBelle Board of Adjustments/Variance Board
0 Member of the City's First Comprehensive Plan Board 1970's
0 Attended almost every City Commission meeting since 1973
0 Chair of the Hendry County Industrial Development Authority
0 LaBelle Homeowner in the same home since 1972
0 LaBelle Business Owner since 1973
0 $10,000,000 in Grants & Appropriations (the equivalent of 35 years
of ad valorem taxes).
We have received over $6,200,000 for the sewer project. The state of the
art sewer system out of pocket costs to the City of LaBelle residents are
reduced to $1,015 to remove your septic tank and tap into the new line.
Obtained grant money to acquire and restore the Captain Hendry House.
0 No ad valorem tax increase in 12 years.
0 Controlled Bridge Openings. The Coast Guard, due to my persistent calls,
ruled that the bridge would dose to boat traffic during the morning (7-9 am)
and evening rush hours(4 to 6 pm). The notification letter from the US Coast
Guard is available at City Hall.
0 Dedicated to the community- has been active and supportive in econom-
ic development, Fourth of July Committee, Citizens against Drugs,
Chamber of Commerce, PTAs, Swamp Cabbage Festival.
0 Dedicated to family reared 3 children educated in LaBelle, attended
Edison College, and involved in the community, 11 grandchildren (3 cur-
rently in LaBelle public schools) tival.
0 Dedicated to God Christian and member of Carlson Memorial United
Methodist Church for over twenty-five years.
0 Initiated the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast to honor God on the National Day
of Prayer and to recognized outstanding citizens with the "Love One
0 I have put together a team called the Code Review Board, 10 to 12 profes-
sional planners, developers, real estate brokers, appraisers and local busi-
ness people who volunteer their Thursday mornings to the City of LaBelle.
Many of whom bill at hourly rates of $250. This Board has brought over
$200,000 a year in professional planning services and the only cost to the
City has been to provide meals.
0 I developed the inmate labor program to provide the City with free labor
for projects and to develop valuable skills for the inmates. In the beginning,
I personally worked with the inmate crews. Projects included:
improving the sidewalks (forming pouring and finishing the concrete)
laying bricks and sod in Barron Park
install sprinkler system at Barron Park
planting flowers to brighten LaBelle
creatively painting trash cans and fire hydrants
restoring the Captain Hendry House and the Barron Park House
0 Expanded the size of Barron Park and made significant improvements.
Expanded the size of Barron Park to include the Barron Park House and
the property fronting on the East of Lee Street.
I worked with the Swamp Cabbage Festival Committee for funding to expand the
Band Stand stage, adding wings and cathedral steps and building the new Pavilion
with kitchen area I worked with the Berry Company to improve the tennis courts.
Duda provided sod for the park.
0 Oak Tree Ordinance: Ask most people why they.moved here and they will
say the Oaks and the friendly people, not necessarily in that order. The Oak
Tree Ordinance simply says you can trim your trees how you want; you can
cut down small trees but protects the large trees. However, if you cannot use
your property because of a tree, the City will give you a permit to remove it.
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Help for caregivers
Are you taking care of a loved
one at home? You are not alone.
Do you know of somebody
who is taking care of a loved one at
home? Well, this program is for
you. Please come for a cup of cof-
fee and talk about different topics.
This program is presented by the
Department of Elders Affairs to
.educate caregivers how to take
care for their loved ones and to pro-
vide resources, so please don't
miss this day.
Community Resource Day will
be Wednesday, July 13, from 1-4
p.m. at the Nobles Senior Center,
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legendary figures. I remember lis-
tening to discussions with Mr. Bur-
chard at his regular table at Flora &
Ella's; afternoons at Mrs. Mattice's;
weekends of lessons on how to
behave at Thelma Cross' house;
neighborhood lunches at Mamie
Hire's home; tractor rides with
Wayne Vaughn; and who could
ever forget football games at
Owens stadium and Mrs. Hull
keeping us kids all in line?
Mr. Williams hopes to keep
memories of a bygone age alive
and well: There were 4th of July
activities with sack races and
rodeos with greased pigs; a festival
once a year where the entire com-
munity showed up to celebrate
our existence together. "The over-
whelming presence of the Semi-
nole peoples in all their color
always fascinated me," he contin-
ued, "and I played baseball at clean
facilities, and in a nice neighbor-
hood. I was proud to be from my
town. I rode my bicycle from my
house to town often. No one ever
worried when the sun went down
because we all looked after each
I was educated in the local
school system. Names like
Howard, Basquin, Dobson,
Simms, Marcum, Frierson and so
many others were my teachers. I
had wonderful friends: Tommy
Cisenaros, Kevin Mobley, Steve
Perry, Tammy Ballard, and lately
Bernard Culliver. I honor them in
the life I set out to live each and
every day. Our kids are the most
important asset we have. We need
to do better for them," he acknowl-
He recalls helping his family run
a "Mom and Pop" business which,
like so many others, closed down.
"Preserving the heritage of our
farming, and ranching families is
so very important," he says.
He graduated high school and
attended a year at Edison Commu-
nity College with the help of a car-
ing local banker. "My father lost his
job of 25 years due to corporate
greed and corruption. The working
men and women of America
deserve better," he said.
"I attended school overseas
with a focus on international busi-
ness. I got to know the cities and
cultures of many places: Singa-
pore, Dubai (in the United Arab
Emirate) and Lisbon, to name a
475 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle.
Win a Mustang
Win a 2005 Langford Ford
Mustang at a drawing to be held
at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Upthegrove
Elementary School. Tickets are
being sold at the school, Langford
Ford and participating banks.
There are only 500 tickets to be
sold at $100 each the ticket cost
is tax deductible and the school
will pay taxes on the car. UES will
also be selling Sonny's BBQ din-
ners on Sept 20, starting at 5:30
p.m. in the cafeteria.
FCAT Scores at
Parents may pick up FCAT
few. I can tell you from experience
ours is the greatest nation in which
to live. The American people are
the finest and most generous in the
A pilot with American Airlines,
Mr. Williams feels he is a represen-
tative of the largest Airline on the
planet. As a co-pilot, he is second
in command of a $50 million air-
craft that on regular occasions
seats up to 148 souls of whom he
is responsible for the safety, securi-
ty and well being while under his
control. He has chosen not to fly
internationally so he can be in
touch with his family at any time.
"My schedule allows me to be
flexible and never gone from home
more than a few days at a time. My
career is a testament to the kids of
my small town that you can do
anything you put your mind to," he
He also points to his active
involvement in the community. "I
don't have the luxury of time to be
a politician making my rounds," he
says, "there is a war going on in
every community across our
nation. We are fighting a war
against moral and ethical decay
laced with drugs and impropriety. I
ask you to join the fight. I would
rather invest what finances I can
spare in the youth of our commu-
nity than on campaign signs."
Mr. Williams is proud to say that
he hails from 'the small town of
LaBelle, Florida. He believes that
having a vision for the future of the
city he loves, caring about his com-
munity and the future of his chil-
dren is leading him into the realm
of politics and says, "I am ready to
take on that role. If chosen to lead I
will do so responsibly with honor
and dignity. It will be my honor to
serve the citizens of LaBelle, Flori-
da and Hendry County."
"I will be addressing the issues
our community is facing and there
are many, as well as giving you the
opportunity to ask me questions or
better yet put myself in direct con-
tact with your needs by calling a toll
free "Message Line." I have set up
'this message system not only as a
tool for this campaign, but it will
also carry over to be used as a
means of communication to better
stay in touch with your needs and
concerns. It will also help keep you
informed of the issues that are
being addressed at the city level,"
"Although many of you, myself
included, live our lives at a very fast
pace, we are truly living in the "age
scores at the West Glades Ele-
mentary School, Monday through
Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Job Fair in
Looking for a job? Meet your
next Employer at the 2nd Annual
President's Job Fair (In honor of,
and approved by, President Bush)
on July 14 from 12:00Noon-
4:00pm at the Central FL Fair-
grounds, Orlando, .FL. Presented
by Central FL Employment Coun-
cil (non-profit) & Lynx in partner-
ship with Florida ARF (Associa-
tion of Rehabilitation Facilities).
An invitation to individuals with
disabilities will be from 11a.m.-
12noon the same day. The admis-
of communication." There is no
reason that any of us should find
ourselves "out of the loop" and not
in touch with the happenings and
concerns that are taking place in
our own community. You will find
the message line number on my
five homemade campaign signs
that will be strategically located
throughout the city," he said.
"Whether you are a voting citi-
zen of the City of LaBelle or a con-
cerned citizen of our greater com-
munity, I would like to thank you
for your time and consideration in
advance. If you are new to the
realm of politics as I am, I welcome
you to the table of Democracy. I
truly feel that at no other time in the
history of our small town has it
been more important that the citi-
zenry of our community become
actively involved and participate in
not only the selection of the future
leadership of LaBelle, but also
become actively engaged in the
formation of a common vision for
the future of LaBelle. We must all
realize that, regardless of whether
or not you qualify to vote, the deci-
sions that are made by your city
council can and most likely will
have an impact on your quality of
"I would also like to echo this
sentiment by saying that there are
generations of American veterans
in our community, and all over this
great land that have served and
sacrificed so that we can enjoy this
freedom of choice. At this very
moment serving under a relentless
never-setting sun, another genera-
tion of Americans stands fast and
united to help others to secure this
very right. I urge you to get
involved, stay involved, and take
part in this very important process.
May God bless them and keep
Mr. Williams further explains
sion & parking is free. The Presi-
dent's Job Fair is expected to
draw over 100 Employers offering
job openings in all types of Cen-
tral Florida Industries. Over 2500-
3000 job seekers are expected to
attend. For more information and
free job assistance visit
www.CFEC.org or call 407-834-
Come out to the Pioneer VF.D.
First July Turkey Shoot on Friday
and Saturday, July 1 and 2 at 7
p.m. Shoot for a turkey or ham.
Donation for turkey is $3 and ham
that he has no animosity toward
Bob Miller, the man he is running
against. Although he-feels there is a
natural tendency for people to
interpret a challenge for political
office as an automatic assault or
questioning of a person's integrity,
he says he holds no malice
towards any of the current leader-
ship. "I respect Bob Miller's service
to our community as a city com-
missioner for the City of LaBelle. I
recognize the commitment and
sacrifice one must make as a pub-
lic servant. What's more, I appreci-
ate and understand the impact
public service has on one's family. I
would like to take this opportunity
to publicly extend my regards and
sincere offering of best wishes to
the entire Miller family as this elec-
tion will be soon contested."
To his wife and family he says, "I
thank you for your time and sup-
port. I rest confidently in knowing
that you understand that I pursue
this honorable endeavor in the
hopes that each of you may enjoy
growing up and living your lives in
a community you will be proud to
call home. To my supporters I say
thank you also. You have humbled
me in your support of my leader-
ship and inspired me to rise to this
challenge. I will now take this chal-
lenge to task."
"I would like to offer my sincere
gratitude and thanks to Indepen-
dent newspapers and the entire
staff of the Caloosa Belle for afford-
ing myself this medium of commu-
nicating with the people of LaBelle
and Hendry County. I hope I speak
for all of your readers when I say
thank you for your fair, equitable
and responsible reporting of this
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Patrick Swafford shows off his beautifully made quilt,
just one of the creations carefully stitched by kids at quilt
camp in Pioneer Plantation. Pioneer resident and long-
time 4-H leader Pat Bosley teaches kids the traditional art
of quilt making every year.
Faith in Action
Faith in Action volunteer train-
ing will be held in Clewiston at the
Clewiston Senior Center, 1200
WC. Owen Ave., next to John Boy
Auditorium, on June 30, 2005 at 2
p.m. Bring a friend. Call (863)983-
7088 for more information.
Save the date
The second annual Faith in
Action in LaBelle community con-
cert will take place Sunday, July
24, starting at 2 p.m. at the LaBelle
High School Auditorium. Join us
for an uplifting musical program
brought to us by the many faith-
based groups in and out of our
area, and support the Faith in
Action volunteer caregivers who
are helping your family, friends
The next Faith in Action in
LaBelle Coalition meeting will be
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 at 8:30 a.m.
at the Nobles Senior Center.
Family Caregiver Support
Groups in June will feature the
NEW Social Security Medication
Program information. Join us to
learn about the new medication
program and get assistance filling
out the paperwork properly. The
next meeting will take place in
Moore Haven on June 29, at 4
p.m. at the Moore Haven Senior
Center (863)946-1821. Exercise
classes every M-W-F at L Nobles
Senior Center from 9-10 a.m. All
to help elders
Insurance counseling with a
trained SHINE (Serving Health
Insurance Needs of the Elderly)
counselor is available every
Wednesday morning free of
charge at Nobles Center and in
Moore Haven at Senior Connec-
tions offices. Legal help from
Florida Rural Legal Services is
available at the Nobles Senior
Center in LaBelle on the second
Wednesday of each month frdm
9:30 to 11:30 am.. (Must call 675-
1446 to make appointment)
Post dDisaster help
for older adults
Disaster funds are still avail-
able to help older adults living in
Hendry and Glades Counties who
continue to need assistance with
such issues as roof repair, debris
removal, insurance deductibles,
appliance repair or replacement,
chore work, etc. Call (863)983-
7088 in Clewiston, (863) 946-1821
in Moore Haven, or (863)675-
1446 in LaBelle.
Las Noticias en Espanol
Program de cuidado
Program de Cuidado, el 13
de julio,1-4 p.m., L.J. Nobles
Senior Center, 475 E. Cowboy
El Program de Cuidado esta
disenado para proveer informa-
cion a los donantes de cuidado y
information educational de
como cuidar al ser amado, y a la
misma vez capacity al donante
de cuidado como mantener esta-
bilidad emotional, cuidado fisico
y bienestar. Para.information de
como obtener estos servicios
favor de lamar al (863) 675-1446
en La 29
Un hombre y su hijo murieron
en un accident fatal aumentan-
do a catorce el numero de
muertes ocurridas en las car-
reteras del Conddo Hendry hasta
la fecha actual.Las victims fall-
ecieron el 16 de junio a las 4:25
pm por un choque de dos carros
en la calle 295 como a 6 millas de
LaBelle. Otras tres personas
incluyendo la esposa y la hija del
hombre fallecido, fueron trans-
portados al Hospital Memorial en
condition critical. El accident
ocasiono el cierre del trafico por
De acuerdo con el informed de
La Patrulla de Caminos. Jimmy
Austin Whitaker de edad 45 y
resident de Sebring estaba
manejando su carro ford 2005 en
el carril que iba hacia el norte en
la calle 29. Joel Calderon
Enriquez de edad 36 resident de
La Belle estaba manejando un
miniven ChrySler 1997 con direc-
cion hacia el sur. Por una razon
que se desconoce don Whitaker
se paso al carril de Enriquez oca-
sionando que los dos vehiculos
colisionaran por el frente dere-
cho hacia el frente izquierdo.
Despuers del impact el
vehiculo de Whitaker giro sobre
si mismo hasta que finalmente
paro en el carril este bloqueando
el carril norte. Enriquez se salio
del vehiculo y fue a parar a un
zanjo lleno de agua, parte de su
ven se quedo en el zanjo y la otra
en el carril este. Enriquez y su
hijo Joel Calderon Junior de edad
6 murieron en la escena del acci-
dente. Los otros pasajeros que
viajaban en el mismo carro son:
Irene Calderon, de edad
desconocida y Ruth Calderon de
10, fueron transportados al hos-
pital junto con Whitaker. Sola-
mente Whitaker tenia puesto el
cinturon de seguridad a la hora
Los hijos del fallecido asistian
a la escuela Upthegrove, otro
hijo de nombre Josue y edad 16
asiste a La Preparatoria y no estu-
vo involucrado en el accident.
Miembros de la comunidad
estan pidiendo donaciones para
asistir a la familiar Calderon.Par
mas information por favor lla-
mar al numero 517-1681 y pre-
guntar por Maryann Martinez
Debate de candidates
Los candidates para ocuparel
puesto de alcalde en la proximas
elecciones del 19 de Julio han
expuesto al public su opinions
de como seran sus suntos priori-
tarios en La Ciudad de La Belle.
Randy Bengston es el candidate
oponente a la Alcaldesa actual
Sherry Craichy.Las votaciones
generals seran el 19 de julio en
el Centro Civico pero si usted
desea votar mas temprano podra
hacerlo desde el 5 de julio en la
Oficina Supervisora de Elec-
ciones localizada en La Corte, el
horario sera de lunes a sabado.
desde las 8:30 hasta las 5 pm.
Estos son los principles asuntos
para los dos candidates.
Puente: Bengston dice que no
hay un plan absolute par un
puente nuevo pero La Ciudad
debe trabajar con el Departa-
mento de Transportacion en el
asunto el piensa que se deben de
usar otras rutas como alternati-
vas, la mayor Craichy argument
en contra porque ella dice que
un puente nuevo no esta en los
planes de Transportacion.
Craichy quiere conservar el cen-
tro del pueblo como esta mien-
tras Bengston piensa que es
tiempo de cambiar, de hacer
Alcantarillado: Craichy dijo
que al principio habian pre-
supuestdo 9 millones para el.
alcantarillado pero debido a los
altos costs el valor subio a 13
millones lo cual significa que se
haran various recortes especial-
mente en los residenciales cars
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Mayor tiempo complete:
Randy Bengston dijo que el con-
tinuara como Director de Seguri-
dad Publica pero estara dis-
puesto cuando sea necesario si
lo ocupan para asuntos impor-
tantes. Los otros empleados o si
contratan a un Manejador
pueden resolver otros proble-
mas. Craichy no esta de acuerdo
con esto, ella es mayor tiempo
completo.Segun ella La Ciudad,
no puede contratar a un Mane-
Planes Para el agua: Bengston
piensa que se debe cooperar
con los vecinos de Port La Belle,
Ford Denaud o Glades para solu-
cionar el problema porque la
plant de agua es muy vieja.
Craichy argument que lo nece-
sario es otro sistema de
Policia: Los dos candidates
estan de acuerdo en que no se
paguen salaries .para dos Ofi-
ciales que cuiden La Ciudad
cuando el Departamento de Poli-
cia podria hacerlo.
Al final del debate public
Craichy dijo: "Bengston es un
buen hombre y un buen servidor
de ambulancia pero no sabe
nada de como manejar el gobier-
no de una ciudad" Por su part
Bengston agradecio los pre-
supuetsos que Craichy ha con-
seguido pero al final dijo:
"Nosotros estamos de acuerdo y
en desacuerdo, es tiempo para
un cambio y los votantes son los.
que deben de decidir
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The biggest bang for the buck!
By Do ma Meister
The best deal for your money
this summer just happens to be
the Hendry-LaBelle Summer
Recreation Program. For only 30
bucks a week the children are
kept entertained with supervised
planned physical activities (out-
doors and indoors), arts and
crafts, a game room filled with
fun and educational board
games, fed a healthy lunch and
afternoon snacks, watch movies
and even taken on field trips.
Every other week on Fridays
the campers enjoy swimming at
the Immokalee Swimming Pool
for an additional $1 admission
charge. The weeks they travel by
school bus to Raymond's Roller
Rink in Ft. Myers the extra charge
is only $4 for admission and skate
rental. Every Tuesday the
campers are bused to a movie
hosted by the Assembly of God
Church on Fraser Street in
At this time 100 kids are enjoy-
ing their summer days from 8
a.m. until 4 p.m. hanging out with
their friends and making new
ones. (Early and late drop offs and
pick ups are also available.)
Camp Director Augustine Ross
says the camp is full at this time,
however you may have luck being
added to the waiting list. Call 675-
675-5347 and leave a message for
Recreation Director Phil Pelletier.
Staff photos/Donna Meister
Istsy Bitsy Spider....The 5-6 year-old campers are busy practicing for the end of camp talent
Many thanks go to the Movie
Gallery for movie rentals, Kiwanis
for the great florescent green t-
shirts, and Stargazer Telecom for
the Nextel phone usage.
SPORTS FANS! i
Brought to you by
I Lori Langford
During the 2004 season, each infield-
er for the Texas Rangers hit at least 20
home runs. Amazingly, only one other
team in major league history the 1940
Boston Red Sox had an infield four-
some that rang up 20 dingers apiece.
Meanwhile, Oakland's Bobby Crosby
cracked 22 homers, tied for secondmostI
ever by a rookie shortstop. Any idea
Iwho hit the most? The answer is I
I Boston's Nomar Garciaparra with 30 inI
I his first season at shortstop, 1997. By
I the way, Crosby might have a tough I
I time equalin his '04 numbers in '05
I because of a brutal road schedule. The I
I A's travel an estimated 57,000 miles inI
I '05 because seven of their 12 road trips
I take them into the Eastern time zone.
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You have to really love golf to play in
parts of Montana. Golfers playing on
courses in the Helena, Ga atin and
Lewis and Clark National Forests have
been warned to be on the lookout for
bears. The Montana State Department
of Fish and Wildlife has suggested that
golfers on those courses wear noise-
making devices such as little bells,
I which would alert but not startle the
I bears. Golfers were also urged to carry
pepper spray in case of a direct con- I
Srontation. Apparently, yelling 'Fore' I
won't do any good. L
Las Vegas has always been a boxing
town because gambling and prizefight-
ing go hand in hand. But until 1980,
Vegas wasjust one of many destinations
Io beaig fits. It all changed tat year
because of the Muhammad Ali-Larry
Holmes heavyweight championship
bout, the first real mega-fight. Caesar's
Palace constructed a temporary 25,000-
seat stadium; and the casino promptly
doubled its take for the entire month in
one weekend. Ever since, Vegas has
been the primary home to big-time box-
I'll bet you didn't know, coming or
going, that when the rubber hits the
road, you can't afford iot to buy from
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You have decided that it is
time to sell your home. After tak-
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realize that you have a lot of work
to do in order to prepare your
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take more than just cleaning to
get your home ready for showing,
it may be time to call in two pro-
fessionals a home improvement
contractor and a real estate pro-
The ideal listing has a modern
kitchen and bath, fresh paint, and
beautiful wood floors or wall to
wall carpet. Your agent can offer
suggestions about what your
house needs, what colors or cabi-
net styles are popular with buy-
ers, and tips on cost effective
improvements. The contractor
can work with you to put your
plan into action. If you feel that
the costs or disruption of a major
remodeling project would be
overwhelming, you have the
option of adjusting the asking
price to compensate for the con-
dition. Your agent can prepare a
market analysis to give you an
idea of what you can expect to
net from the sale of your home,
for both scenarios; market value
with improvements and without.
Sherri's daughter, Bonnie, a C.P.A.,
brings her expertise to form a dynamic
team ready to serve all your real estate
For professional advice on all
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contact Bonnie or Sherri at Southern
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Counselor Meghan Kelly plays board games with Chris
Williams from the 11-12 year old group.
The 7-8 year
Learn the fundamentals
There will be an open football'
clinic at Davis Pratt Park on Thurs-
day June 30. It will begin at 6:30.
Anyone interested in participating
is welcome to come.
has a few spots left
Southwest Universe All-Stars
would like to invite anyone inter-
ested in cheering on their second
grade and under or 12th
grade and under teams to come
out to the gym, located in the old
Lions bldg., on Jaycee/Lions Blvd.
They will be there to welcome all
new sign-ups on Tuesdays
between 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and Thurs-
days between 4-8 p.m. through-
out the entire summer. Unfortu-
nately, their k and under team and
our 6th grade and under teams
are filled to capacity, but if you
would like to be placed on a wait-
ing list please feel free to contact
Tammy at 863-675-1858.
There will be sign-ups at Winn
Dixie every Tuesday and Thursday
during the month of July except
July 21. They will be up there
from 6-7:30 p.m. Any child
between the ages of 5 and 15 is
welcome to sign up for cheerlead-
ing or football. Registration fees
are as follows: cheerlead-
ing $95.00 and football $65. Every
child will be required to provide a
birth certificate, sports physical,
current picture, and report card.
Please inquire at sign ups on the
weight restrictions for each level.
Dr. Caignet will be available on
July 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the
rec. board on Cowboy Way. He
will be doing sports physical for
$10. You may also sign up at this
time. It is a first come first serve
a head coach
The Longhorns are looking for
a person knowledgeable in tackle
football to take the head coaching
position of the newly formed tiny
mite team. It does require dedica-
tion and time. If you feel you are
interested in this coaching posi-
tion for the upcoming 2005 sea-
son please contact Bubble Owens
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, June 30, 2005
Bell named to President's List
Wingate University has
named Christopher Charles
Bell of LaBelle to the Presi-
dent's List for demonstrating
outstanding academic achieve-
ment during the Spring 2005
Semester. The President's List
requires a term GPA of 3.80 on
at least 12 quality point aca-
demic hours with no grade
below a C.
"It takes hard work and self-
discipline to accomplish such
high academic achievement,"
said Dr. Martha Asti, vice presi-
dent for academic affairs.
"Wingate University faculty
and staff congratulate the more
than 433 students who have
achieved President's List and
Dean's list honors this past
Founded in 1896, Wingate
University is a private four-year
co-educational institution offer-
ing students active learning
opportunities through person-
alized instruction, world travel,
faith development, career dis-
covery and community service.
Wingate offers more than 35
undergraduate majors in arts
and sciences, business, educa-
tion, fine arts, music and sport
sciences. It also offers pre-pro-
fessional programs, graduate
degrees in business, education
and the doctor of pharmacy
degree. In addition to academ-
ics, Wingate student-athletes
compete in 17 NCAA Division
Christopher is the son of
Russell and Jodi Bell of LaBelle.
Staff photos/Donna Meister
Men's Health Fair
Gary Spence knows the importance of hav- Jim Love was on hand to give out helpful
ing his blood PSA checked for prostate can- hand outs and information about hurricane
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CITY IS IDEAl. FOR ENTERTAIN- 4R2A orhoe iruatc d on
I. The extcrir o arurc, .1 1I'i, area' tendon
with a built i in Il l, pi, h'.ttd pool nite l.n d<'.rpedx I : Ra' it w/scat-
with jacuzzi and a well manicured lawn. teredoaksthr.-ighour. lomrL fet.inrur .ill
The interior features split flior plan, new kitchen appliances; wood. blinds,
large family room, large master bedroom walk-in clo,-ts and covered porch.
and a formal lifting room. This home is a, $259,900.
mrustsee!Pricereduced $219,000. 2RR.'RA "- FI ORinA" S'TV.
tencet Iac yard. $325,0U.WATERFR
2RWIBEA !OM IN TOE (CITY 2R/2A RS HROM O- IY-
NEEDS TLC. This .64 acre propertyy can 2BR/2BA CBS HOME ON- POrIY-
be split into two homesites. $159,900. WOG CREEK! Recently remodeled
Marilyn Sears Licensed Real Estate Broker
Sales Associates Nancy I nd rid-itl,,n \fjarirL't Whatley,
Yvonne Doll, ConsueloT.irin i-..inrin: hr nod
andJudy Cross McClure
HOME lOCATED IN THE CITY.
GorgCou- property covered \ 'heautrifl
oikd Home w\dl need ton b Ix mplctcl
renovated and is being sold "as-is."
$.50,000. UNDER CONTRACT
I IKF NIFW' 1.800 sq. ft. 3BR/2BA
mobile home on one acre. Many
extra's, faniily room, walk in closets
and large master bath. Home is fully
furnished including washer &8 dryer.
*-abgfBA PWUILWID E MOuILE
HOME ON 1/2 ACRE. Cathedral ceil-
ings, family room, breakfast bar, large
back porch and fenced yard. Located on
paved road approx. 3 miles south of
.3BR/IBA CBS HOMl Recently
remodeled, new cabinets, ceramic tile
and paint inside and out. $79,900.
BR1/IRA CHS |HOMI' I( ('A I' I) IN
THE CITY LIMITS. Fixer upper good
investment property. $74,900.
HOMES ON ACREAGE
"2'n.,'. A'RFs. w\vnI ICI 411
RMQPlUD 4.RIM A HOME,
screen and surround sound, wood floors
upstairs, game room w/bar and much
more. This home i -a must see!
REDUCEDL $995,000. -
businesses of all types in a rmclerady
high traffic area in the heart of LaBelle.
JUST RI PI c: n $550,000.
t.R I I ll T Tl II R T I. \J1 il I [F \ T
3RR/Ri A CBS H:OW- ON 88+, -)1' IM' All CAo 1 -1)%% %% i '
AQRE fronting on paved road approx.
3 miles from town. Property is fenced &
cross fenced w/gorgeous oaks and horse
Commercial (C-2) zoned property w/43 ft.
roan .irn Cowboy W.j.. mc.li huliJing lias
approx .1.500t* sq. ft. currently operating as
a convenience store. $390,000
IlR,2HA ntLi;t\\l )l'MORlI l 'R\I t\\ O R\I( BIO 'ilmN:'s
HOME ON 4.07+/- ACRES. Property POTENTIA 1195ft. ,fr.inao n 1". IS o jnd
cleared, fenced, cross fenced and nicely 200 It. deepGreat investment forfuture busi-
landscaped. Features cathedral ,;li,:. ness, .9A0ii L t\FR CONTRACTI
split Iloor plan, bay windows :Mid ...jk 1 '.RN I 1 OI01'R ION 1 with chefs,
in closets. $289,900. mn-nl-cre and wait staff in place.
\('RI .\(.t. I tI ; I1. ,bHl.h. J 130- seat restaurant located
4+/- ACRE RANCHETTES LQT- in thc heart of LiBelle. Great business
\% AN\ I (.()L;CI. R\ 1.1\ INi, .I ). opportunity. $115,000. UNDER CON-
TO TOI\\ NI rF.ill .our -ill ,n ITR.AC~
Home" on the 4+/- acre beauty.
Cleared of all but the oaks. $439,000
barns, some improved pasture and ,2. \':RL R 'ANClIl 1 I (1t.l
woods.Jack's Rrant- riuns throighul pr,ir build your dream home in one of LaBelle's
erty. Located 1/2 mile north of Hwy 720 most desirablh communities. $359,900.
on N\ine \liL R.ol. $4,800,000. 5i -C\RI I'.RCI I \\ IM'PRi'\ i
ONL OF- A kIlNDLt'u,i,oir built 3BR/3' PA' I LiRI -\N11 SC -\ 1 RIDI) OAK
1/2BA cedar +stone home on 838+ i TRI.5r. l plIni [i,- .rrni \i lhp
acres covered with tons of large oaks.. turbine pump for irrigation.
Perfect home for entertaining features in A Rant Watn. $5,9T located in
Pioneer Plantation. $65,900. UNDi.R
stone heated pool and spa wi2 water' CONTRACT
falls, custom pool izhrine. screened COMMFRCIAI .l ISINI SS
lanai, tiki bar w/surround sound and POTENTIAL
sundeck. Interior features porcelain tile GREAT LOCATION. Fully rented,
throughout the first floor, stone fire b beautifully restored historic commercial
place, movie theater room set up w/100" liil.lil It is surrounded by shops and
4.14 ACRES ZONED INOL'S TRIAI
W/AjRPORT ACCESS, rrip.nI fea.,
cures 80'xlOO' hanger plus 1998
33R/2BA 2,200 sq. ft. doublewide
mobile home. Great investment. Great
OPPORTUNITY w/22T frontage on
Hwy.'29 1.59+/- acres on corner of
Hwy. 29 and N. Industrial. Loop Road,
3 steel buildings (Warehouse 3,800
sq. ft; shop 1,600 sq. ft.; office build-
ing 2,520 sq. ft.) all currently leased.
DONNA KANE LIC. REAL ESTATE BROKER
ASSOCIATES: Terri Banky Trisha Anold
Shary Weckwerth Denise Walker
Beverly Curtis Ptty Walker
Dawn Mane Morton Wayne Simmons
Charlene Bowen Office Manager
Spectacular custom designed riverfront home with private gated
entry on Ft. Denaud Rd. 6.361 sq. ft. ofqualty In this 3BRf2.58A
home. Horn has 10 ft. ceilings, split floor plan. French doors,
solid surface countertops. custom cabinets, gazebo overlooking
river. boat dock wlift, 3 car A/C garage w/car lift 6 car carport,
French doors open onto large lasai. Home sits on 1.49 oak filled
acres wi'90+ feet f river frontage. $1,600,000.
Oatiies'ggiieiis.e0-acraelofaini3B ."5B'ATiNFew a a
beautiful view of the Caloosahatchee River. Privacy and
Peace at its best. Enjoy the sunsets over the water on your
back screened patio. Wood, tile and carpet flooring.
Wonderful kitchen for entertaining, plantation shutters, indoor
utility room, large private boat dock with lift. Community club-
house includes Vpol1 boat ramp and tennis court. $749,000,
FtC.9TiiafaRd. 'emrlrbin hfme on- 'f-ewiofi Tver
frontage, Thorough remodeling has made this 3BR/3BA +
office riverfront home like new. The new features Include solid
surface countertops, cabinets, appliances, tile and carpet,
large patio to relax and enjoy the river views, new sod, irriga-
ton stem, drvew and boat dock, $699,900.
tRive~rist" Tioee "- ijusTge"T."Gtau're.
3BR/2BA with newly resurfaced pool, new pool cage, new
water treatment system, new roof, all new windows and slid-
ing doors to the lanal. All this plus 150 feet of river frontage,
and over one acre of land. Make an appointment to see this
hidden treasure today. Best buy on the River! $685,000.
Beauffulifife ne, oia nfit ooTn liii e toi0ri i ofI
Caloosahatchee River 06ntage, just east of Ortona Locks.
1r2 bath. Open with catwalk upstairs that adioMns two upstairs
S bedrooms with pnvate bath in each 3-car garage with apart-
S,. : ,mernt complete with full bath, kitchen, bedroom and living
'r room. French doors, recessed lighting, antique mantel in
Master Bedroom, floor to ceiling flagstone fireplace in the
great room, a 12x12 garden shed and much more. Pre-quali-
ication required. $775,000.
V W Ir dF by Ve is 1 a066i cries pacius 6Bn.2 5BA6
CBS home, has fireplaces in the den and lvng room and a
CBS workshop. 2 Quonset huts offer plenty of storage at this
Country ome. $525,000.
SIec~ui nt iwRh e teeisTs weue yoffM-6Tf#ili 5M01A
.. ., cedar home and double-wide mobile home. Situated on 5
beautiful acres with RG3M zoning, located south of.LaBelle
near the future site for the Education Center of SWFL To
invest in the rht direction, Call t l $ 00
180 N. ridge St. LaBelle, F 1 can besit Located on
(863) 675-6788 "* 1-888-675-6762 2,s brr-n iff-n nifiriwaio-t Tadeks
www.heritagelandeo.eom Resort & GolfCourse. Home is situated on 212 acres of man-
toured lawn. $375,000.
M AP Se Habla Espaiol Jus Th'nQ Av cSirj /2Ipit
floor plan,'CBS home on canal. Cathedral ceilings, ceramic
This immaculate home boasts 4BR, one with French Doors le, upgraded appliances. Built to Dade County codes.
used as an office, stone fireplace between glass doored OWNER SAYS BRING MI AN OFFER. $350,000.
bookcases. Master Suite with jetted tub, huge walk-in closet. E oIisw6l1e a0 tic a iialaFon
Exterior French Doors lead out of the Den and Master premises retreat over-
Bedroom. All windows are thermal pane. 24x30 detached looking greenhouse, 25x18 lab area
garage. If you're looking for peace and quieton the river this with attached 23x8 office. $335,000.
is it $425,000. ThiFs ou nin A aie n is eiiTalari e r s a of
Newcs--cjl i 3swi2BAm it-o7i n-- i-w'ear-awith country charm. 4R/2BA home sits on 1+/- acre. Roof and
river access. Built to Dade County Codes with cathedral ceil- appliances are less than porches + 1
ings, tile, carpet and upgraded appliances. Owner financing screened po Wmel11l fl workshop has
possible or trade for hurricane damaged properties will be electri. es om has his andherwalk-in closets. This
considered.$350,00.OWNERLOOKINGAT ALLOFFERS spacious home with 2,152 square feet was built in 1991.
- - -$285,000.
Theli il ciFile' r2iATi Wisa i iaSlS\ily.
owner finaningpossible. $95,u000. home in 14 se Fenced and cross fenced 5 acres on a paved
anoshc hee Drive. This ho iat vuede lngs, real wood floors, bult in
frt on a :. w _L , . Lfeg_.-._ floong, new county tops land i kitchen make this home
Dreaming ready your f amily. Ov er 2 acres fenced. Aloarge kitchen
Southern Style! Two story 38R/3 1/2BA in the Port LaBelte N--C'ONSTI'TR W TlllfrlOR'-'"- sp'TB flbO a, .'fif 6
Ranchettes on landscaped 3.02 acres, 6-zone idgaton sys- under air, 2,454 total sq. ft., Hardiplank concrete siding, spa-
te and one acres of feasemenced pasture. Home rem has beauo ire- it woodith cabinets, soin uding a bucountetops andea.
places, wood floors throughout except tile In utility room and panty, carpet and tile flooring, French doors to lanai, his and
,her mastn dosets, master bath has separately hDnis e sinkston
AM l s gke rienergyefficient home. $M49,900.
for Impressive views of the intra coastal waterway. Cash or Ada your persnaiai 'fi iki progress country
owner flnanclnjpossible. $995 000. home in Lie. Fenced and cross-fenced 5 acres on a paved
120" ~6 v Ti W loahadc j rde E lMWl Wills on road includes an abovejrouwp edp and shed $242 000
Caloosahatchee Drive This homesite is ready for your water- 3 B01M ii&W f &39 oig &- 3 '96: --JriiW V ew
fr-ntho-me. Owilerfi cfipv-a lfable.9-0 0 flooring, new countertops & island in kitchen make this home
_ 'ready for your family. Over 2 acres fenced. Affordable at
Southern Style! Two story 3BM3 1/2BA in the Por LaBelle N N a' goCT row: -mew ip a p fir56-
Ranchettes on landscaped 3.02 aces, 6-zone irrigation sys- under air, 2,454 total sq. ft., Hardiplank concrete siding, spa-
ter and one acres of fenced pasture. Home has to tire- ous kitchen with oak cabinetsoliddsurface countertops and
places, wood floors throughout except te In utily room and panbyocarpet and tie flooring, French doors to lanai, his and
her master closets, master bath has separate his & her sinks,
shower and garden tub, Indoor utility with extra shelving. To
be completed byJul, 15. O9y $225,000,
Belfidri -'t i- Thme on over tifthTs'2 MF A1Tias
updated kitchen, Florida room and fenced in yard, Plenty of
storage space and abundant fruit trees. $170,000.
19c% 3With1oV i ome with e 0Thaiiesie,
carpet with wlgll~f l ffliNIr f ln 18 x8'above
ground pool acR$. 164,900.
wan-i b e'i.er toT- li BsT ii3'gRI A'oe ljus off
Joel Blvd., Sll iw within the past
year. New ,Biawair, new appliances, new 14X24
screened lanaiplus an above ground pool. Ony $149900.
C1lai SQ iwei pes'with
tleloporingtrjt eesif (^ $110,000.
Bring the horses, 3R2BA MH on 5.82 fenced acres w12
ponds and niCl .gr toi l iH'silings, split Roor
plan, large kU ng fireplace, built-in bookcas-
es, large closet, master bath has separate tub and shower.
4BiKf oA WE sl ia kd efaicres'inPiioeerPlnahtion,
Property can be subdivided into 2 homesites. Approximately
2,000 sq. ft. under air. Large open wooded deck. Many fruit
trees onproerty. $245.000.
B tEIa.oubile T'd 4 T t a yr ro xicTi
:,e-rie ltWvw j Ii, .:. sri o75.0
Iio,-.ja.arliluBl RI C.res'.e,
,re prv. ti ,at-i ,n Mu use atin irite 55 000
liveienr l la 6 B1'o ctF i 't, i liji'iirT'irI II
tub on screen pll fl ll Ktg1i1jTved circular dve-
way, metal ofnT. em e~iae TT r igeati n system and
compete fenced. $ 45,000.
WonA lTS acres 'i iiCo&pipi eley
fenced, enjoggBEolIc , -BRJ2BA manu-
factured home. $137,900 _.
Large warehouse on 4.85 acres located in LeHigh Acres with great
potential. 400 amp, 3 phase electric service and 4' well wth 3 phase
pump is in place. Six loading docks on front side of building. Drve in
ramat back ofbuildi. Enterprise zone. $1,500,000
miles from downtown LaBelle. 2.400 sq. ft. steel building
locatedon 4.65 acres. $850,OO_. ._ ._
40 acres in Muse off of Secretariat 1/2 mile from paved road.
Hunting cabin with hot & cold water to enjoy the outdoors.
Completely fenced. 4,500+- Live Oak trees planted on 18-19
acres ranging in age from 18-24 months. Laser leveled land.
Fields were engineered for drainage. Water permits in place.
Cypress head on 6-7 acres. With all this, the wildlife is abun-
dntL Great place to get away and get back to nature.
Provides endless privacy. L2$ i00. _.QS.
48.07 acres in Muse off Camelia Drive. Has power pole run to
property. Oak hammock, cypress and palmettos. Creek
through NE of popet.d1,100,000. -
A creek through it. 43.32"acres oT us acreage local-
ed in Muse. Already set up as a weekend get-a-way with an olfer
single-wide motlg~lgg dIMIJ l T toey and deer.
This parcel consists of pasture, oaks, pines and cypress. This will
not last long. priced to sell at $649,800.
Patially cleared 10 acres perfect for' our home Can be spit
for two homesites with finalcnt t aprval$299t50.
20 aes of privacy. Build your estate on this 20 acre parcel,
located just west of Kirby Thompson Road. Plenty of privacy
yet cose to LaBele and Alva $260,000.
5- acres on I i Y tran-uill-
ty foryour edr 31 009
5 acres in Pioneerw,rtialy fenced Easyaccess $99900.
5 ~iesond RHdE Isles Blvd, in Pioneer. Only l I/ mile form
Pioneer Fire StolNlll n bH IBWlt Wt A real deal at
4 separate 5+- acre parcels to choose from in LaDeca.
Access is undetermined at this time for each parcel. Seller is
selling land in 'as is" condition $90,000 each lot.
5 acreson acIt
High and dry5 i o and 23rd
Street. $89,000 .
Miles from n-'secluded,
6 magnificent 1+acre homesites on prestigious F. Denaud road
priced at85000 acrownes will notit
Five acres in P UEN WII ERWU ,O
2.5 artlyd clearedeacres- rfect te bi, or manufac-
tured home on
1/2 acre buildable lot In Lehigh Acres. $69,900,
0,91 a1617e9 ;Nie' ms -', the ity
water. S,$54XOoINUIE HTe s
Homes tes on North side of0 near golf course crssom
Pt. LaBelle ihomesites Ci ilfet afordetaibly ~'s '
3BR/2BA singlewide MH for rent, available July Ist, $675Smo
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AMD TIM SPENCER
Aft NEW LOCATION
S233 N, BRIDGE ST
ON THE CORNER OF
BRIDGE ST &
M .s~. U WASHINGTON
RENTA. COWIN AYA4'lAU on Pollywog Creek approx. 2 lots from
2/1.5/1 IN PORT IABELLE $550/M mouth of river. Being sold "as is'. Reduced to
2/2/1 IN PORT LABEUE $600/M $600,000.
3/2/1 IN PORT 1ABEI.I.E $700/M ACRAG F roR SA41
Available inJuly. A MUST SEE!I This 4Bed/2Bath manufac-
HOMES FOR SAL toured home with carport on lenced in 3+!/
JUST LISTED 2 possibly 3bedroomv2bath acres. Includes fireplace, breakfast *nook,
CBS house. Newer ceramic tile. Being sold "as retreat off:master bedroom, front and back
is" House is located in Quail Run. Asking porch,Property also has 2,!00sq. ftbarn Call
$165,000, today. ,fi jnr .Tr ;i nt1i,1 b.4r,' $329,900.
IN PORT IABEI.E- This 3Bedroom/2Barh.l IN l I 1I O1 I- R\ \)OI1 AN 101
Car garage home sits on a beautifully land- Acres *!- with wood frame house. Being sold
shaped 25 acre lot under the prestigious oaks "As Is" Call for more details.
of LaBelle. Home is well maintained with LQOTS FORI AL
updated appliances and a new roof Asking BUSINESS LOT on Fordson Avenue with
$135,000. old blk building sold -As Is" Asking $40,000.
3BEDROOM/2BATH/1 CAR GARAGE sits THREE LOTS ADJOINING each other in
on a beautiful corner lot filled with fruit trees Port LaBelle. Asking $50,000 each.
and just a block away from the gol course. LOTS AVAILABLE IN HIGHLANDS
Home has large kitchen with breakfast nook COUNTY. Startingat $25,000.
and screenedlanai. Asking $189,900. CALL FOR A 1UST OF AVAlABLE LOTS
3BED/2BATH 2 car garage CBS house. Sits IN PORT LABELLE.
To learn more about what we can do to help you call an office near you
MOORE IHAVN 863-946-0511 CLEWISTON 863-983-9148
BEm GLADE 561-996-4404 LABEtUE 863-675-2541
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* Cofy cosmtty living in this ao'nd rtill.
renovated channer. This 2BR/1B old Fl-tl., l
cracker hme in Orona sits on .77+/ acres and
is in Pristine condition. Truly a must seel
* Solace at lasd..3BRi2B home in tLBeale.
Featuring itl c tile, enor-
mous ulau l ttt chin cabi-
nets. Outs a o ed porch,
fenced back yard &above ground pool,
a* BR 2IR h rni in F-i i'l'pn! flg.i:. hI, the
'Wrocss iil hInngc rrr.'jtl( (ln"d in Wgrage
%ll jlloa hL-r inoithcr I(hil. r.xm New
kichen ctinrarw;.s, jhbiets and stainless
steel appliances New ceramic tile flooring
throughout. Can't be shown until after July
* 3BR2 i cs a split
floor plaStl oat of in
$149,90d V i
* \\ hlu a kcil'" i R I i CS.S ho'n ir, l.iltilh
orl nki' must rom ,hIf1ji :j.a1rt- f ii.r luJ.
ntm irrill RACRKirW fl mor'i.
* (CmIy country long in thu. ,'nidirlull:'
rend'atfd charmer. T hih BR IB old FHlortia
ij.aktrhm 'mcin Orron it on T7+/ acres and
is in Prisn, inrt ,-nid'r Tnlln a must seel
S2 ixdl:m'o]n h..'M ITn hr ih lmonr t 'i i :liN ii'i
with 2 full hitul cc' l< ull 'hll Thit. h..n,,
Iwu rlMB Momasj
* Gulf access by community dock! Fihi'
boating & water sports right out your door
This very nice ;. '.. .l maintained 2BR/2B
mobile home is in desirable Flamingo Bay on.
Pine Island. Community pool & spa. Don't
i- [i ist '.-. fid.ldir;:. tr.,, .'. $149.9001
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w h.v Wl-. R .tl' ,r, inl.t!.!.t' J lh.'r... .. I -
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turned home is in n:.ntirc c.n:ri:.n' You will
'al! i,, liot '.,'cthtlii, homr. T irunuir t,. ',u i.t'-
:."'t .n th, .oak ilil p .-l-rr', Cjll in .1
.a i .'a. ng t '.L' toi, it t i.r' .'' Oin!.
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acrs Fe R IInd, hrs
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c. ,d' pj..: t.' start is with this 3Br/lB mann-
I.l tt, i hmic ii:liti. ,,n if'. L1r ui- 2ac cor-.
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a 4R 11.; Imanjliur i. horn, Irt. wer 1,700
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ir t ut u 'k a r nrr .'.T,I T t. r a- Shto
rTasrr s.i, K Icand '. Onlh $52.f00
* Beautiful homesite partially cleared 5+i-
acres on Case Road. $224900.
* -I f; ,:od r, :uqi it ,TaI don't let this
,rt. gr't .'..hr. A,.r a, '. i.LCd -,Il .-ronly
* [i til'a i..'Jui l 1 2.- a '.n janun'. 'n
in 'd fnrl r.i I Ir, .i -. [ 'iI.'.c .
O l:; $4i,1001
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duplex or '.irnii l urI l,' .i r.*. il.l.r lr. ,'
.: ti .- ,. 1,, l'. i' ., $129,000.
*1/2 Acre lot in Alv .n I-...i sr $126,L.0t
a H ard ri. lg 1..1l.h r .,,r L..d Ii
S ^4,ooUNiER CON& ICTTl
I i.h lt
I i r h aaM44.jdgl~ itiit
S l'.'int r[ I h I'.'v i PI.l I tn l t n .th y .for
your new .-.nam, .4 901.
* Nice lot on Bogie Court in Unit 102.
* 2 beautiful unit 102 lots. In oak hammock.
B .irne i,'.i I Til. to t i q i, nr' igh r',,''
S54.9100 rat h
.Cornerl1 t in i rt; I l- .. i' I. j,!:,i'i
lot for your dream home. $54,900.
*T'-i.-,k .t ,nnini n F6 $9,900each
* l'.,";h I,', r r.I[t Q 49,QHlc0-th
* Unit 8 UIMMEDlIBNMIWR
* Improved 1.25 actr lot in Montura,. Cl. ,ic
w/wdi, septic, power pole, culver and nm
'i.fni t49 910.
* ~l' 1ti,'- lot in Montura tfr i.,i-,in; .- ,r
* Pretty wooded 1.25 acres in MoItura
* 1.18+!i- acres zoned C-I commercial just
A 'i.h .I Litilt ill; ir,'r.. .;I.. !.i feetol
frontage on SR29 and fr.I. 17.11 on Lu.cey
m : r in,; -411"I 0 i.
205054878F OAK FILLED
ACREAGE WITH CANAL.
Slih.t goL [n river. 2 Large ponds,
an eve metal barn with concrete
tl.nr 2 Horse stall at one end.
Property is fenced and cross'
fenced. Electric fencing also.
Immcdi.,tr bh.1.- yard is fenced for
dogs. Many beautiful exotic
1l.li Ilm- .ilr plants $1,300,000.
205061092F EAUTIFL II i. AND
SC \ PTm 4 bedroom pool hhme is love
ly inside and out! Its a must see and
won't last long! $279,999
209505-160 3/2 DUPLEX IN
GREAT LOCATION OF
LEHIGH. Very close to Fort
Myers. Rented @ $850.00 per
2050227r7-F 3/2 POOL, HOT
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Cool Summer Recipes
Brown edge wafers
Delicious, Delightful, Quick,
Many Splendored Summer-
Vanilla Brown-Edged Wafers
1 cup butter (half butter + half
margarine perfectly accept-
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
Mix all ingredients until well
blended. Drop small teaspoon
size of dough onto buttered cook-
ie sheet. Pfe-heat oven to 350-
degrees, then bake 10-12 min-
Yields 6 dozen.
Variations on the theme of
brown-edged wafers, include:
Using dark brown sugar instead
of white. Remember when using
brown sugar, it must be
packed/firmed in the measuring
cup to equal the sweetness of
white. Raw brown sugar (usually
unrefined) is also very good.
These two brown sugars make
the wafers take on a caramel fla-
vor. You may or may not use the
Add your favorite nuts,
coconut, raisins (which, of
course, you'll plump in warm
water before adding to batter), or
for a special touch, add your
favorite food coloring or cinna-
This is the best of the wafer
recipes for making orange crisp
wafers. Everything's the same as
for the vanilla version except
you'll add 3 rounded tablespoons
fresh-grated orange rind, referred
to as "zest." If you want a very
orange flavor simply add more
"zest". (As is the case in many
recipes, some ingredients lose
their identity yet they add a certain
flavor to the overall which is the
case when making orange crisps.
The inclusion of vanilla simply
makes the crisps even more tasty
though it loses its identity as vanil-
For an elegant dessert, just
before serving, stack several
wafers with vanilla ice cream in
between. Serve with a bit of
chocolate syrup drizzled over the
stack with a cherry on top.
And with strawberry still avail-
able, rather than vanilla ice
cream, use strawberry ice cream,
then top with fresh strawberries,
either mashed or whole.
If you're a yogurt fan, of course
your favorite fruit flavor is a very
good substitute for ice cream.
These simple wafers keep
wonderfully well when simply
placed in a cookie jar with a tight
lid. And when wrapped air tight
and placed in the freezer, they'll
keep for months without- losing
crispness or flavor.
From the minute you decide to
bake a batch of brown-edge
wafers 'til they're out of the oven
and ready to serve, the time is
about 15-20 minutes. Too bad the
delicious fragrance can't be bot-
And be sure to bake enough so
that your family and guests can
ask for seconds or even thirds.
(1) I have "cheated" and used
1/4 cup butter + 1/4 cup mar-
garine and so far no one has told
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SW Florida present scholarships at the Christian Cham-
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Vacation driving tips for dog days of summer
Summer is here and many driv-
ers will be hitting the road for
vacations and weekend get-a-
ways. "Hot weather brings
unique. challenges," said Ray
Palermo, director of public rela-
tions for auto insurer, Response
Insurance. "It can present danger-
ous conditions for both the vehicle
and its occupants." Each summer
sees more than 7 million car
breakdowns on the road and he
suggests that most summer break-
downs can be easily avoided.
Before heading out be sure you
check out the basics, including:
oil, transmission fluid, windshield
washer, battery level and strength,
tire pressure (including the spare),
cooling system (which should be
flushed and refilled at least every
two-years), belts and hoses and
have a well equipped emergency
kit and tool box in the trunk.
"Drivers need to stay cool as
well," noted Palermo. "Our stud-
ies have shown that 75 percent of
drivers are fearful of encountering
road rage and 37 percent said they
had personally experienced it in
the previous six months." Don't
escalate aggression on the road by
responding to it. Stop periodically
to refresh yourself, take along
moist towelettes and water.
When driving in hot weather
it's particularly important to keep
an eye on the lights and gauges. If
your temperature gauge moves
up, turn off your air conditioner
and turn on your vehicle's heater
to its highest and hottest setting. It
will be uncomfortable, but it will
help draw some of the heat away
from the engine. If you are
stopped in traffic put the car in
"park" and lightly step on the gas
to help circulate coolant. If the
temperature light goes on or if the
gauge enters the red zone, imme-
diately pull off the road to a safe
spot, well away from traffic. Do
not drive any further not even to
the next exit. Driving with an over-
heated engine can cause serious
damage to the engine.
Do not attempt to remove
the radiator cap itself. The pressur-
ized coolant is extremely hot and
will spray out with great force. Do
not pour water over the radiator or
engine, since a dramatic change
in temperature could cause dam-
age. After the engine cools a bit,
add a 50-50 mix of coolant and
water to the reservoir to bring it up
to its proper level.
Even when not stranded due
to a breakdown, summer heat can
pose dangers. Never leave a child
or pet in a parked car in summer
heat. Even an outside tempera-
ture in the 80s can quickly bring a
car interior to well over 140
Bring a cell phone for emer-
gency calls, but don't use it while
driving. Response's studies have
shown that driving distractions
have become the number one
fear on the road.
'ITo free brochures, Driving
Tips for Hot Weather and Hitting
the Road Safely, and other infor-
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Rainfall spikes mosquito population, disease
Heavy spring rainfall has trig-
gered major increases in the state's
mosquito population and resulted
in a spike of Eastern Equine
Encephalitis (EEE) cases among
horses, Florida Agriculture and
Consumer Services Commissioner
Charles H. Bronson reported today.
As a result, Bronson is urging
horse owners to make sure their
animals are vaccinated against the
disease and advising all Floridians
to take precautions to minimize
their exposure to mosquitoes.
"It's critical that the public take
notice that we are experiencing
large increases in Florida's mosqui-
to population and begin taking
steps to protect not only their hors-
es but themselves, as well," Bron-
son said. "Many common mosqui-
toes are capable of carrying a
number of potentially dangerous
As of today, 51 horses in 22 Flori-
da counties this year have contract-
ed EEE a virus that results in
brain swelling and is generally fatal
in horses, and sometimes fatal in
humans. No human cases of EEE
have been detected yet in 2005,
according to health officials.
By contrast, only 45 cases of
EEE were recorded for the entire
year in 2004, leading some to
believe that this year's cases could.
approach the approximately 200
recorded in the two heaviest years
in recent history 2003 and 1982.
On average, Florida records about
62 cases of EEE each year.
Bronson said this year's num-
bers make it all the more important
that horse owners check with their
veterinarians to make sure that
their animals have been vaccinated
against the disease and to make
sure that booster shots are up to
date. While no West Nile Virus
cases have yet been reported this
year, horses should be vaccinated
against that mosquito-borne dis-
ease also, Bronson said.
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newsletter, etc. Requires A+ MS Office skills,
professional demeanor and confidentiality.
Send resume to Fax- 239-657-9764
or Email- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experience needed in construction stake-out,
boundary and topo surveys. Pay is based on
experience. Apply in person at:
251 W. Hickpochee (S.R. 80)
or visit web site
and download application.
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The Classified Center
WILL BE OPEN
8 AM 1 PM
July 4, 2005
in observance of
the 4th of July.
Srl DEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS, INC.
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Join the most exciting attraction in SW Florida
TAD Tech Manager
Uniform Room Clerk
Benefits available for all employees
Apply in person at 506 S. 1 Street
Immokalee, FL 1-800-218-0001
e-mail resume to email@example.com
Utility Operator/Mechanic/Electrician- Citrus Processing
Southern Gardens Citrus has openings for Utility
Operator/Mechain,Meehanic, anElectrician. .
Seeking a utility operator/mechanic with 3 to 5 years experience
working with utility systems including potable water, steam,
compressed air, ammonia refrigeration, and waste water
Experienced mechanic with a working knowledge of hydraulics,
pneumatics, conveyors, and citrus processing equipment.
*Experienced electrician familiar with principles of motor control
centers, process control circuits, AC / DO drives, ability to read
and understand electrical schematics and.National Electric
High school or equivalent'required; excellent pay based upon ex-
perience and qualifications, bonus, 401 K, benefits, and over-
time. Shift work and weekends required.
If interested contact the HR Dept. @863.902.4133, fax
863.902.4315, or dmeltonosoutherngardens. com. SGC is an
equal opportunity employer.
Board of County Commissioners
Under direction of five (5) member Board of County Commis-
sioners, serves as Chief Administrative Officer and provides
general supervision of County Department Directors. Strong
management skills required with major experience in plan-
ning, zoning and budgets. Four year degree in public admin-
istration, management or planning is desired but will
consider successful local government management experi-
ence as qualifying. Salary: $60,000- $70,000 depending on
education and experience.
Send Resume To:
Glades County Board of County Commissioners-
Post Office Box 10
500 Avenue J
Moore Haven, orida 33471
EOE/Drug Free Work Place
COMPUTER OPERATOR I
(Computer Operators L-1)
Clerical position in
Clewiston Environmental Health Office:
duties include computer network support,
must have working knowledge o
Background screening/fingerprinting required.
Apply on line: https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com
or call.Jim @ 863-674-4041 x154
for more details. EEO/AA
STechnician Wanted for immediate opening'
HVAC/Refrigeration company located in Labelle, FL is currently
accepting applications for the position of an advanced
Refrigeration Technician. Position will require advanced
knowledge and skills in Refrigeration troubleshooting, repairing
and installation. Applicants MUST currently hold active EPA
Universal certificates. NATE or similar certifications are desired
and will be considered a plus. Applicants must show
documented history of successful Refrigeration skills, and will
be verified by the employer. Applicants will be tested using
standardized Refrigeration Assessment software and
applications. We offer 401K, paid insurance programs, dental,
overtime pay, paid holidays, and other benefits. Pay will be
based upon experience. THIS IS NOT a train as you go position
and such applicants will NOT be considered. If interested
please call 863-675-4342 M-F 8am-5pm. We are an Equal Op-
I^ .BOOKKEEPER, a
Full time position for busy ag. office,
must be experienced In computerized P/R,
A/P & Excel. Strong accounting background
& attn. for detail. ax resume w/salary req.
to 863-983-5116. /'.
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Job Infrmation 225
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$600 WEEKLY Working
through the government
part-time. No Experience. A
lot of Opportunities.
(800)493-3688 Code J-14.
Auto Transport, The Waggon-
ers Trucking: Hiring Exp &
Non-Experienced drivers for
Auto Transport in South East
Regions. Must have valid
SClass A CDL and verifiable 2
yrs OR 200K miles OTR.
Need stable work history
and clean MVR. High Earn-
ing Potential, Great Benefits
and matching 401K. CON-
TACT Susan at
DATA ENTRY Work ON YOUR
OWN. Flexible Hours!
$$$Great Pay!$$$ Personal
(800)873-0345 ext #300.
Driver- COVENANT TRANS-
PORT. Excellent Pay &
Benefits for Experienced
Drivers, 0/0, Solos, Teams
& Graduate Students. Bo-
nuses Paid Weekly. Equal
Full Time Front Office posi-
tion available. Pleasant,
mature personality needed.
MUST have organizational,
typing, computer and gener-
al office skills. Background
in health insurance billing,
accounting, or collections
helpful, but not necessary.
Bilingual would be helpful.
Send resume to PO Box
518-R LaBelle, 33975.
Now being hired.
Ortona Sand Company
Now hiring qualified drivers
for OTR positions. Food
grade tanker, No hazmat. No
pumps. Great Benefits,
Competitive Pay and new
equipment. Need 2 years
OTR experience. Call Bynum
Transport for your opportu-
nity today; (800)741-7950.
Need two full time Welders/
Only Apply. Call Mike
Must have transportation.
S/E & 3-State Run: T/T Driv-
ers. HOME WEEKENDS.
Mileage Pay, Benefits, 401K.
Trainees Welcome. Miami
area- exp. req. 21 min
age/Class-A CDL Cypress
Truck Lines (800)545-1351.
Applications are being accepted by the Hendry
County BOCC. Successful applicant will be re-
sponsible for making certain the County is com-
liant with all planning documents in the
emergency Management Dept. Must have
strong computer skills. Applications can be ob-
tained at the sub-office in Clewiston and the
Courthouse in LaBelle. Deadline for submission
is July 1, 2005 at 5:00PM.
Vet pref., drug free, EEO, applicants with
disabilities needing assistance contact HR.
Yoder Brothers, an International leader in
the Horticulture industry has an immediate
opportunity for an Grower's Helper to assist
in the activities of plant growing, irrigation
and protection. Qualified candidates must
enjoy working in an outdoor environment and
be flexible with regard to work schedule.
Interested individuals seeking year round
employment and excellent benefits contact:
YODER BROTHERS INC.
HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITER
2201 Owanita Road Alva, FL 33920
239-728-2535 ext. 230
Elite Protection Services, Inc. is hiring Security
Officers for the Immokalee/LaBelle area. State
issued "D" Security License required. Day, evening,
& nights available. F/T & P/T. Benefits available.
Contact Fort Myers District Office @
(239)437-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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g.-ua, Eip .: ,:omrnpa-ole to educa.on training Lltr
exp ri, tihherjn:are field pre:.fap. Pharmnac) Te-h,)
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pane.i -are ire j.ig c>pp.nrunzris for Improvmng quai.wr
of .are ehliered t,. rr.aananw perfkrrmance .mprove.
mae., iri :.pu..:i. in rth -e u flbranron renew program,
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reg.Ja :,,i; Lcemnjre cenrrcaror, i' Ra' k Marnagement
per FSS 625 99J preerred, bur not mr.arddt,cr
FT- RADIOLOGY SCRETARY/SCHEDULER
Muir pc :e:- eceflen, chrstomer service skci ano rihe
abildt) r,. nuri iask Medical bacigrouna is preferred
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Competitive Salary Excellent Benefits
ClinicaL Ladder Program Education Assistance
Phone: 863-902-3079 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE
Ful ime 'I'l
plumbing service tech.
Good Pay and Benefits. Local
company. Call 675-8946.
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and Approvedby SherriCrachy,
Non Partsa, for Mayr of he
City of LBee
F/T POSITION AVAILABLE
Must be experienced and
have valid Class D or CDL
drivers license. Pay based
on exp. Must be able to
speak and read English.
Land & Woods Construction,
Inc. (863)673-2717 David
Helper/Serviqe Tech. Call for
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FREE $$ CASH $$ GRANTS!
For 2005. Never repay. For
Personal Bills! Home buying!
School! New Business!
$5,000-$500,000. Live Op-
erators! (800)860-2187 Ext
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered415
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Accurately & Economically
CHILD CARE AVAILABLE
in my LaBelle Home
Ages 18 mths. to 3 yrs.
$50. Week & $50 dep.,
Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks
include. Hrs. 6:30am-5:30pm
References Available. Call Ms.
Debbie @ (863)675-4568.
Preschool Program (3yrs +)
Before & After School care
HOME OR OFFICE
Call Marsha or Brenda
trouble shooting, set-up,
up-grades, systems built,
tutoring. Win.95, 98,
2000: ME, XR licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925
Part Tim-e -21
CHILDCARE NEEDED- in my
home for 7yr old and 19 mo
old, 3 1/2 day/wk M,T,TH &
F $200. mo 863-447-1141
For small jobs including
electrical, plumbing &
OCCASIONAL PET SITTER
For outside animals.
Responsible teen or adult
near Belmont area
preferred. Good pay.
WANTED- for a lyr old, your
home or mine, Ref's re-
quired. (863)261-2751 or
Money Lenders 310
Thz Preohaation 315
Music for all occasions:
HALL TREE- Oak, with bench.
Umbrella holder & hat
OLD TIME CHESS GAME
on metal stand $25
GLOBE MEAT SLICER- Great
MAGIC CHEF- Frost Free.
REFRIGERATOR- 19 cu. ft.;
Frostfree, asking $75.
WASHING MACHINE, Maytag,
Almost new w/Whirlpool
Dryer. $200 for both.
BMX JUMPING BIKE- Needs
some work. $170.
RACING BICYCLE- Trek, Tita-
nium, Excellent condition.
New $1000. Asking $125
DELIVER OUR PRECIOUS
CARGO: Be a Hendry
County School Board Bus
Driver. Contact the
Transportation Dept. at
Cheryl Jameson at
SOD & LANDSCAPING
Also do handyman jobs
#1 CASH COW! 90 Vending
Machine units/You OK Loca--
tions Entire Business
$50,000 FREE CASH
GRANTS*****- 2005! Nev-
er Repay! For personal bills,
school, new business. $49
BILLION Left unclaimed from
2004. Live Operators!
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do
you earn $800/day? 30 Ma-
chines, Free Candy All for
B02000033. CALL US: We
will not be undersold!
Amazing opportunity to slip-
proof floors, tubs and show-
ers. Commercial and resi-
dential in your protected
territory, includes training.
High income, low overhead,
Professional Vending Route
and Equipment. Brand name
products, all sizes. Financing
available w/$7,500 Down.
PROFIT NOWI With Your own
Landscape Curbing Busi-
ness Full Training/Support
Complete Business System
CURB APPEAL USA, INC.
Need (Se Habla Espanol).
ERS children, etc. Only one
signature required! *Ex-
cludes govt. fees! Call week-
ext.600. (8am-7pm) Divorce
Tech. Established 1977.
WE BUY ALUMINUM, ALL
KINDS Copper & Brass.
Closed Sunday. Call first
-re Ie ovl
Higgin's Tree Service
25 years experience. Free
estimates. Lic.& insured.
$50,000 FREE CASH
GRANTS*****- 2005! Nev-
er Repay! For personal bills,
school, new business. $49
BILLION Left unclaimed from
2004. Live Operators!
(800)785-6360 Ext #75.
This do-it-yourself storage bench project is sure to
be a big hit out on the patio or by the-pool this spring.
Measuring 72 inches long by 24 inches deep by 31
inches tall, it features a generous cabinet underneath
its hinged, padded seat, perfect for storing barbecue,
gardening or even pool supplies. Casters make it
easy to move the bench into the shade or around.the
patio as needed. The storage bench is made almost
entirely of exterior-grade plywood, and full-size
traceable patterns and detailed assembly diagrams
make construction a snap.
Storage Bench plan (No. 423)... $8.95
Outdoor Furniture Package (No. C94)
Four other projects... $25.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds of projects)... $2.00
Please add $3.00 s&h (except catalog-only orders)
To order, circle item(s),
clip & send w/ check to:
Please be sure to
include your name,
Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Drape, Uneni & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Health & Reducing
Household Items 630
Medical Items 650
Musical Instruments 660
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Toe a Games 730
VRts B 735
Wanted to Buy 740
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
Toll Free (888)393-0335.
ROCK: Up to 3".
Packs well on drive areas.
$144/load or $8/yard
loaded on your truck.
Caloosa Shores on CR-78.
CREWEL EMBROIDERY PIEC-
ES (5) Colorful. From the 70's.
Finished, but need framing.
$10 all. (863)983-1848
Football & Baseball Card Col-
lection &'86 Michael Jordan
Card, $1500 for all. Call
PORCH ROCKER- Old, Alumi-
num & wood. Withiredwood
finish. $15, (863)983-1848
CHINA CABINET- Solid, needs
refinishing, very nice and
heavy, $100 or best offer.
COFFEE TABLE, 2-End tables
& Sofa table, chrome &
brass w/glass \tops.
white, good condition, $50.
DINETTE SET- table &
chairs, glass table, $350 or
best offer. (863)697-1702.
Solid Oak. Holds TV, Stereo,
CD/DVD. 70"W x 60"H x
24"D $300. (863)763-1457
LIVING ROOM SET: Sofa & 2
Chairs. Very good condition.
Tan w/brown print. $125 for
LOVESEAT Pulls out to bed,
pastel floral $150 or best
MATTRESS AND BOX-
SPRING- Serta, King size,
QUEEN BED Table & 4 chairs
$150. Will separate.
RECLINERS (2) Blue, excel-
lent condition, $250 for both
or will sep (863)467-1518
good condition, $30 or best
ROUND OAK TABLE- with 2
chairs, 36" round, leaf, $50
or will separate.
SOFA BED- floral pattern on
light beige background, like
new, $350. (863)763-6342.
SOFA, RECLINER & CHAIR,
Neutral colors. Only 2 years
old. $500 (863)673-0637
SOFA, Sleeper- Solid Leather
Great condition $150.
TABLE & 4 CHAIRS- glass
top, asking $70.
WATERBED- King size, Every-
thing included. No head-
board. Great condition.
CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond:,.
good batt/charger $1599.
EASY GO GOLF CART 1984,
Complete rebuilt engine.
.Good condition. $2000.
U-Bild Features address and the name of
P.O. Box 2383 this newspaper. Allow
Van Nuys, CA 91409 1-2 weeks for delivery.
Or call (800) 82-U-BILD
Money Back Guarantee
.... .... ...
NEW CARRIER 10 SEER 3 Ton Model#50ZP036-311 Straight
Cool-R22 Package Unit, with 10 KW Heat Option.5 year
Factory Warranty. Retail: $1850.00 Sale Priced: $1250.00
NEW CARRIER 10 SEER 2.5 Ton Model#50ZP030-311 Straight
Cool R-22 Package Unit, with 5 KW Heat Option. 5 year Facto-
ry Warranty, Retail: $1650.00 Sale Priced: $1000.00
These are surplus units and need to be moved for incoming
inventory. These are current models still available from Carrier
and not closeours.
NEW CARRIER 10 SEER 2.0 Ton Heat Pump Model
#50ZH030-311 with 5 KW Aux Heat Option. This unit is new
and never been installed. It has cosmetic damage to the
exterior cabinet that occurred during shipment. Unit is perfect
with the exception of the minor damage. Full 5 YEAR factory
warranty! Retail for this unit is $1980.00 Will sell for $980.00!
Perfect for a Park Model!
Installation is an additional charge To inspect them or obtain
further information, please contact Chuck or Karen at Cox A/C
and Electric, Inc. Labelle, FL 863-675-0022
BUILDING SALE! "Rock Bot-
tom Prices!" 20x30 Now
$2900. 30x40 $5170.
40x50 $8380. 40x60
$10,700. 50x100 $15,244.
optional. "Priced to Sell!"
FLORIDA BUILDING BLOW-
OUT FL PRODUCT AP-
PROVED 30 X 40, 40 X 60,
40 X 100 LIMITED OFFER
(800)300-2470 EXT 4
Steel Arch Buildings! Genuine
factory direct at HUGE Sav-
ings! 20x24, 30x60, 35x50.
I ROES EPE
Bumiffldings & -
Fawn & Gard
EASY GO Good cond. good
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
GOLF CART- Lincoln Town-
car, Good cond. Lights & ra-
dio $1200. Or best offer.
763-4149 or 561-758-4337
GOLF CLUBS, 3 Sets. $75 for
all, will sep. (863)675-1634
WORK CART- 4 seater, bed w/
lift gate, 36V charger, work
or pleasure. Good condition,
SHOTGUN 410- double barrel,
good condition, $375.
SPRINGFIELD XD40- With
TARGET PISTOL- C57 Mag-
num, 6 shot, Western Style,
How fast can your car
go? It can go even
faster when you sell it
In the classified.
Excellent cond. $20
TREADMILL- Wenslo, works
TANNER- Sollel, 28 Sport.
$3000. Call Cathy
BRAND NEW (8) Various
shapes & sizes. $375 for all
or will sep. (863)634-6018
LAMPS- 2, $20. Will separate.
ELECTRIC WHEEL CHAIR 4
wheel, battery charger, blue,
like new w/ wire basket
$2200 neg. (863)357-7810
HOSPITAL BED- Invacare,
electric, new matt, plus air
.mattw/pump incl. $900
ABSOLUTELY NO COST TO
YOU!! BRAND NEW POWER
SCOOTERS. CALL TOLL
FREE (800)843-9199 24
HOURS A DAY TO SEE IF
Run your ad STATEWIDE!!!
For only $450 you can place
your 25 word classified ad
in over 150 newspapers
throughout the state reach-
ing over 5 MILLION readers.
Call this newspaper or Ad-
vertising Networks of Florida
at (866)742-1373. Visit us
online at www.florida-classi-
fieds.com. Display ads also
I AM LOOKING FOR- Violin-
Fiddler Teacher in the Glades
or Hendry County area.
UPRIGHT GRAND PIANO-
walnut finish, with bench,
needs tuning, asking $150.
BILLY GOAT, Playful, 4
months old. $100 Muse
FINCHES- (5) handed, $30
QUAKERS (2) $170 for both,
will sell separate.
JACK RUSSEL PUPPIES, 2
Males, 1 Female. 5 wks. old.
Call Alice @ (863)357-3528
JACK RUSSEL PUPPIES 8wks
old by 6/31, tails clipped and
wormed $400 ea
(863)675-4426 pis Iv msg.
JACK RUSSELL Female.
LOP BUNNY, Cute. Muse
area. $6. (863)675-4981
RED HEALER PUPPY
Full blooded, no papers $100
call anytime (863)697-3346
SIBERIAN HUSKY PUP
Male, 1st shots
& wormed. $200.
SIBERIAN HUSKY PUP
Male, 1st shots
& wormed. $200.
never used, $50 each.
HOT TUB- 8'X8', Excellent
Manitowoc 800 with bin
POOL TABLE- 4x8, needs new
liner, includes sticks, balls,
$150. (863)675-4912 leave
POOL TABLE- 8' regulation,
cranberry cloth, ss sides,
accessories included, $1000
SONY STEREO SYS- AM/FM
Recvr, amp, phono, tape,
5-disc CD, 250 watt Speak-
ers $250. (863)763-1457
SPEAKER -12" Audio Bahn, in
box w/neon light, asking
, strments 066
Snapper, 48" deck, joystick
handle, needs fan clutch.
$650 neg. (863)467-8250
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The most important
20 minutes of your day
is the time spent reading
with your child from
birth to age nine.
CHAIN SAW- McCullach, new
in box, never used $110,
WARREN WRENCH, For a
truck or a 4 wheeler. $100.
HOOVER VACUUM- Empower,
almost new, excellent condi-
tion. $95. (863)467-2112
RAINBOW CLEANING MA-
CHINE- With all attachments.
Works fine. $200.
(863)675-4557 After 5pm
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
SPAY COUPE (2) Both in good
working condition. $4500
TRACTOR: JOHN DEERE,*
w/air conditioned cab, 66hp
on PTO. Like new. Low hrs.
HORSE- Male gelding, thor-
oughbred, 11yrs, Gentle,
Shots. Saddle &'bridle.
Saddle, Veach, western,
161 in. seat, 3 mos. old,
$1500. 863-467-2104 or
Lawn & rmr
j 4BR 2BA
Annual Income To Qualify
-284 Bryan Avenue
LaBelle, FL 33935
Houses & Mobile Homes, 2 &
3 BR, Lazy T Ranch. No
LABELLE- Country Village,
very nice, 2BR, 2BA, huge
Family Room, Must have
sec. & good refs req. No
Pets. Call Margaret Barber
Real Estate (863)675-5968.
MUSE- 3br, $1000. Dep.
$140. per wk No Dogs
ORTONA, 3 bedroom, 2 bath
brick home on acreage,
$950 monthly. Please call
863-612-0000 for details.
Home & Ranch
Real Estate Co.
ORTONA, 3 bedroom, 2 bath
wood frame home on acreage.
$1100 monthly. Please call
863-612-0000 for details.
Home & Ranch
Real Estate Co.
2500Sq. Ft., $1500 mo.
1250 Sq Ft. $750 mo
1st, last & security
Professional single male, 49,
college graduate, employed,
quiet. Seeking rental on lake or
canal w/ lake access. Good
view a plus.,Moving 6/30.
Day (800)633-5953 ext. 1360
College Guy's Need
Fall Semester in Gainesville.
FEMALE or young female pro-
fessional to take over lease
at College Club Apt. in Ft.
Myers, near FGCU. 3 great
roommates. Your own BR &
BA. Free pool, DSL, Cable,
Tanning, Gym & Computer
lab. We pay your move in
fee & 1st mo. rent $550.
me. & $40. util. Move in
LaBelle Female Senior:
Looking for Senior Female to.
share large home. $400 mo.
+ sec. dep. (863)675-0866
New Ig. units avail., air
conditioned & non-air,
each unit alarmed, area .
fenced & well lighted,
space for boats, trailers,
RV & trucks. Manager on-
site, 1025 Commerce Dr.,
RIDING MOWER- 12HR with
grass catcher, runs good,
SNAPPER RIDING MOWER-
Runs good $500.
(863)675-4557 After 5pm
GEESE (African & Tufted)
mating pairs & gosling,
CHICKENS- laying hens &
DUCKS- adults & ducklings
RABBITS- mature rex & mink
Market Sales every
Mon. 12pm & every
Tues. 11am. 763-3127
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
LABELLE, for lease, 2 bed-
room, 2 bath. This condo is
fully furnished and features a
Florida room. There are too
many extras to list. Please
call 863-612-0000 for details.
Home & Ranc'h
Real Estate Co.
NORTH FT. MYERS, for lease,
riverfront condo, 2 bedroom,
2 bath is fully furnished and
features many extras. Please
call 863-612-0000 for details
Home & Ranch
Real Estate Co.
Buying. a car? Look in
the classifieds. Selling
a car? Look in the
CITRUS GROVE FOR LEASE
11/4 Acre, Fort Denaud
Call for more information.
P'li.K; sip by 450 Hsy M %N
3BR/2BA home. incdues
1BR/1BA mother in -
law quarters. Won't last
lon, ,"S157-,o .
I lir -k uiII|I 111 AC)
fenced & cross fenced (2)
offices, 2 pole
barns/horse stalls, sever-
al out buildings, manu-
factured home. $899,900.
located on 2.5 ac. Young
orange grove w/new
irrigation system, pole
barn w/work shop.
Great pool home 3/2
with family room large
patio. A great buy for
1 acre homesite in a
growing arI.a 15q.,900.
"TEXAS DEER HUNTS"
Running Wild Ranch
L2Bellel(3 mis. south)
2 acres, on paved road, all
utilities. No Trailers or Brokers.
*LAND FOR SALE*
41.4 Acres in Hendry
County. Could Divide.
Port LaBelle & Sebring
Lots for Sale
Lot for sale by owner, .40
+/- acre, quiet/dead end
street in Belmont, no thru
traffic, newly paved road,
city water & sewer,
MONTURA LOTS FOR SALE
Call Karen Sandelli @
Barton Realty (863)983-6262
ASHEVILLE, NC MOUNTAINS
Gated Community. Spec-
tacular View & River Home-
Ssites. Clubhouse, Mountain
Spas, Paved Roads, View
Tower, Riverwalk. NEW
PHASE JUST STARTED!
ATTENTION INVESTORS: Wa-
terfront lots in the Foothills
of NC. Deep water lake with
90 miles of shoreline. 20%
and 90% financing. NO PAY-
MENTS for 1 year. Call now
for best selection.
"MAKE THIS SUMMER THE
BEST" E Tennessee's Norris
Lake & Golf properties make
every year special. Starting
at only $24,900- Call Lake-
side Realty (423)626-5820
LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE --
Cowboy Way & Kennedy
Blvd. 510' $42.80 mo.incl.
tax. 8'x10' $53.50 mo. incl.
tax. 10x10' $58.85 mo. incl.
tax 8'x20'20" $85.60 mo.
incl. tax 24 hr access $25
returnable key deposit.
Across from LaBelle Airport
"Always Room For 1 More"
2 locations to serve you:
LaBelle & Lehigh
Great Rates! Easy Access!
24/7, Lighter& Secured
FT MYERS BEACH- complete-
ly furnished condo on the
beach, Week of 7/16-7/23.
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms. Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
NEW HOME BUYERS
Finish Off That Purchase Right
Visit us at
Whites Furniture &
1060 Highway 20 South
LABELLE, Very Nice Area,
Beautiful 3BR w/hard firs. 1
BA w/surrounding tile firs.
Kit., D/R, Carport w/laundry
rm. Beautiful Old Oaks,
Palm, Citrus. About 1/2
acre. $179,900. By Owner.
Advertise your business in
Call A Pro
$10 a week
Call Barb or Dale at
To learn more!
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WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS
North Carolina Where there
is: Cool Mountain Air, Views
& Stream, Homes, Cabins &
Acreage. CALL FOR FREE
BROCHURE OF MOUNTAIN
(800)642-5333. Realty Of
Murphy 317 Peachtree St.
Murphy, N.C. 28906.
Mobile Homs Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
LABELLE, 1-BR 1-BA, Furn or
non-furn $550 mo. Water &
trash incl. 1st mo. + dep.
LABELLE- 3br, 2ba, double-
wide, located at 810 Bennett
Ave, $80,000 firm.
Located In mobile home park
1br, 1ba, all new modern
Located in mobile home park
2br, 1 ba $7995 or best offer
MOBILE HOME- 12x64, ready
to move, $4500 or best offer
MUSE AREA '02 DWMH
wide, 5br, 2ba, 2000 sq. ft.,
on .48 acres, nicely land-
(863)675-4912 Ive message
Reading a newspaper
helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLI-
NA. MUST SEE THE BEAUTI-
FUL PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS
OF WESTERN NC MOUN-
TAINS. Homes, Cabins,
Acreage & Investments.
Cherokee Mountain Realty
GMAC Real Estate, Murphy
ty.com Call for Free Bro-
LAKEFRONT BARGAINS Start-
ing at $89,900. Gorgeous
lakefront parcels. Gently
sloping, pristine shoreline,
spectacular views. Across
from national forest on
35,000 acre recreational
lake in East Tenn. Paved
roads, underground utilities,
central water, sewer, Excel-
lent financing. Call now
(800)704-3154 ext 617,
Sunset Bay, LLC.
Montana Land Auction: July
22, 2005. +/- 577 acres,
Jefferson River frontage,
awesome mountain views,
+/- 1 hour from Bozeman.
RK Auction (406)485-2548,
NC MOUNTAIN PROPERTY,
Gated community with pri-
vate river and lake access.
Swim, fish, hike. From
$20,000 to $70,000. Perfect
for log cabin.
(800)699-1289 or www.riv-
NEW MEXICO-20 Acres
$34,990. Scenic region,
views, canyons, trees, roll-
ing hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunt-
ing, hiking, horses, great
climate. Power, great ac-
cess. 100% Financing. Call
Tennessee Lake Property
from $24,900! 6-1/2 Acre
lot $59,900. 27 Acre Lake
Estate $124,900. Lake Par-
cel and Cabin Package
(866)770-5263 ext 8 for de-
VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS Hele-
na Montana 4.7 Acres
$79,990. Ride out your
backdoor to millions of
acres of national forest!
Awesome lake & mountain
views, close to Canyon Ferry
Lake, minutes to Helena.
Soils tested, utilities, ready
to build on. Call owner
Get a quick response to any
item you may be selling
with a classified ad.
10 acres with
mile from city limits.
38/218 with 40X60
pole barn, fenced on
paved rqad in Felda.
4.81 acres. $525,000.
2B/2B mobile on
4.32 acres close to
.ic. Real Estate Broker
Assoc: Seth Howard
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehiclea'ATVs 3035
ALUM. V BOTTOM- Chrysler,
14', 25HP, Mere oars, an-
chor & 2 tanks, galvanize
BOAT 17 Ft., Completely
remodeled, 135 hp Mariner,
Bimini Top. $3900
CATFISH BOAT, 21'- 70HP
Tohatsu, new trlr, $4000 or
best offer. (863)357-4595
JON BOAT- New Lund 14ft,
with trailer, $1800 or best
MONARCH ALUM BOAT, 15'-
Front platform 30HP Evin-
rude, tiller trlr, $1800 neg.
CAMPER- '98;fits Ford Rang-
er PU, low top, fiberglass,
CROSS COUNTY RV 1988, 37
Ft. Good condition. A real buy
at $4900.& 23 Ft. RV $1500
Not Licensed for Florida. Will.
deliver. Further info call Terry
(561)310-6611 Lake Worth
HUNTING CAMPER- 28' pull
behind. $1000. Or best offer
TRAVEL/HOUSE TRAILER, 22
Ft., Painted white, needs in-
terior work. $1000.
WILL TRADE Mobile w/LG.
FL. Room For Travel Trailer
PROPELLER, Sensenich, Pad-
dle Type for Air Boat, 78x50;,
Brand new. $700
SUZUKI NINJA, '86- tune up,
strong running bike, looks
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
CADILLAC DeVille- '88,
Champagne, 91M, Runs &
looks great. $2500. or best
offer 863-990-6398 aft 5pm
CHRYSLER NEW YORKER,
'87- 4dr, new tires, asking
CORVETTE- '85, excellent
condition, strong running,
$9500. (863)357-4595 Ron
FORD TAURUS, '87 no air,
auto, new tires, low miles,
rebuilt mtr, new batt, $700
HONDA CIVIC, '92- good con-
dition, needs minor engine
KIA SPORTAGE 1999, All
power, A/C, CD & More!
uns & Looks good. $3500
LINCOLN TOWN CAR- '91,
Runs good. Needs shocks.
MERCURY MARQUIS 1992
Excellent condition. Cold
A/C. Runs great. $2500
OLD'S CUTLASS SUPREME
'96, Loaded. $3500. or best
SATURN WAGON 1993, 4
cyl., Auto., PW, A/C, Looks
& Runs great. $1500 or best
STARCRAFT POPUP 1979
SUZUKI SAMARI '85 AND '88-
asking $1500 or best offer
for both (772)519-2256.
Love the earth Recycle
your used items by
selling them in the
CHEVY 3500, '98, dually flat-
bed, V8, auto, a/c, $5500.
DODGE MINIVAN BENCH
gray, $40 (863)635-3390
FORD 150 XL, V6, auto, a/c,
FORD F150, '89- XLT Lariat
pkg, $3500 or best offer.
.FORD F150 '98- 4x4, great
FORD F250, '88- Lariat, Ex-
tended cab, PW,PS, runs,
TOYOTA PU, '88- 4 speed, 4
cylinder, alot of new parts,
FORD EXPLORER, '97- 4x4,
runs great, $4000 or best
FLAT BED TRAILER- Goose
neck. 18', Heavy duty.
HAULMARK- 5'x8', Enclosed,
4 I ^ut b IIe-
HONDA 185S, '83 & SUZUKI
LT50, '87- run good, need
HONDA TRX 125 w/Reverse,
Electric Start, New Piston.
YAMAHA PW80, '95- runs
good, $350. (863)357-1960
Grab a bargain from your
neighbor's garage, attic,
basement or closet in
Looking for a place to
hang your hat? Look
no further than the
Wanted DEAD OR ALIVE!
Cars, Trucks &Vans.
Cash paid for some.
7 days per week.
Euip n I'
FORKLIFT Clark, 40001b
cap., propane, auto., hard tire,
gov. owned, 2570hrs ex.
cond. $4000 (561)723-5213
OFF ROAD DUMP, Euclid,
runs & operates well, good
tires, good brakes, $9000.
SCREENING PLANT, Power
Screen MK II, includes
stacking conveyor & extra
screens. Makes 3 products,
diesel powered, on wheels,
can be towed, good cond.
used daily, $30,000.
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pleadScyos toan lebes.
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TRAILER for construction
storage. $350 or best offer
DODGE DAKOTA 2000- Crew
cab, 4x4, 5.9/360, auto,
109K, all power, $8900.
FORD BRONCO, '87, 4x4 -
runs, needs some work,
good tires, no leaks, $1500
ENGINE, KAWASAKI, brand
new, 10 hp, fits John Deere
Gator or Kawasaki Mule. Nev-
er ran. $900. (863)692-2229.
RADIAL TIRES & WHEELS
5)- off road, 8 lug, $125.
REAR END- for F350, $100.
TIRES- 11/20, Military tread. 6
lug rims. $350.
VW FOX ,'88- mainly parts, no
WHEELS & TIRES from '04
Expedition, 18", 6 lug, $500
or best offer (863)675-8356
WHEELS (4) Alloy, Factory, 8
Lug w/chrome center caps.
Fit '99+up. Ford F250 or
350. $200 (863)674-0481
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