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Thursday, November 23, 2006 -Vol. 92 No. 23

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Chamber hosts
Poinsettia sale
Reserve your plants today!
The Chamber of Com-
merce will be selling 6" potted
red poinsettias from the Depot
beginning the first week of
December. The plants make a
thoughtful gift for friends or rel-
atives and beautiful decora-
tions for your office or yard!
If your church would like to
decorate with poinsettias,
please call ahead with the
expected number you will
need. Plants are being offered
on a "First come-First serve"
basis! Please call your order in
today to the Chamber of Com-
merce at 635-9112 or to Estelle
Sullivan at 635-5411.

Citizens Bank
extends hours
Citizens Bank and Trust.
announces new extended;
banking hours. beginning at
.: bank locations in Auburidale
Dundee, Frostproof. Haines
City, Lake Wales and Winter
The bank's new lobby
hours are Monday Thursday
8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., and Fri-
day 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Drive-thru services will now be
available Monday Thursday 8
a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Friday 8
a.m. until 6 p.m., and Saturday
8:30 a.m. until 12 noon.

Holiday garbage
Bartow, FL -The Polk Coun-
ty Board of County Commis-
sioners Solid Waste Division
announced Monday that on
Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, there
will be no garbage collection
for the unincorporated areas of
the County and the Landfill will
be closed. Garbage will be
picked up on your next sched-
uled collection day.

Rotary relocates
to City Hall
The Frostproof Rotary Club
will now meet every Thursday
at noon in the second floor
conference room of Frostproof
pity Hall located at 111 First
.Street. If you would like to
become a member of the
Rotary or be a guest speaker
contact Bea Reifeis at 863-635-
2523. Please lend a hand to
your community and through-
out the world!

Plant Society
plans meetings
The Florida Native Plant
Society meeting will be held on
the first Tuesday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Agri-Civic Cen-
ter located at 4509 George
Boulevard, Sebring, FL 33875
in conference room #3. For
more information, call Roy
Stewart at 863.632.0914.

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'Let managers manage'

Sparks says
council wouldn't
let him do his job

By MaryAnn Morris and
Cindy Monk
INI Florida
A petition is being circulated
to recall two members of Frost-
proof's city council.
Mayor Damon Nicholson and
Councilman Otto Polk are asked
by these petitions to step down
from their leadership positions in
Frostproof's government. The
petitions cite "misfeasance, neg-

lect of duty and/or incompe-
tence." due to Mr. Polk's refusal
to continue support for current
City Manager Edward Sparks;
and Mayor Nicholson's voting for
two city managers who later
resigned, citing lack of council
support, and a third who was
hired without a background
The City of Frostproof has
hired and lost three city man-
agers in just over a year. With
issues of crumbling. infrastruc-
ture to be addressed and funds
depleted by damages from the
four hurricanes that swept across
Frostproof in 2004, the manag-
er's office will be empty again.

"The campaign is going very
well," said James Dickinson, Jr.,
who heads the committee that
authored the recall petition.
"The matter should be con-
cluded in a couple months," said
Mr. Dickinson. "Then we can hire
a new manager and get our city
government back to the good
government it should be and
begin to recover the money we
have unwisely spent."
When asked if he thought Mr.
Sparks would stay on if there
were a new council, Mr. Dickin-
son said that Mr. Sparks' last day
is Tuesday, but he could of
course, re-apply to a new city

Rotary News: Interact members sharing and caring

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Frostproof Rotarians are pictured with FHS Interact Club members following the Nov. 14
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Interact Club active in community

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Frost-
proof Rotarians visited the Club
at their after-school meeting.
Rotary President Ralph Waters
presented Interact Vice-Presi-
dent Santos Gonzalez with a
bell, mallet and carrying case
for the Club's presiding officer
to use to call the meeting to
order, to bring the, members
back to attention, and to con-
clude the meeting. The Frost-
proof Rotary Club used a dona-
tion it received from State
House Representative Baxter
Troutman's Re-Election Cam-
paign Fund to fund .this pur-
The Frostproof Interact Club,
a Frostproof High School serv-
ice club sponsored by the Frost-
proof Rotary Club, has three
pieces of news to report.
After the bell presentation,
Ralph Waters, Chairman of the
Chamber of Commerce's 2006
Frostproof Christmas Parade,
asked the Interactors if they
would decorate the Frostproof
Care Center float for the parade.
As is tradition, the float will
include Santa and his reindeer
as well as toys that will be

Mayor Damon Nicholson, the
subject of one of the recall peti-
tions had comments on the peti-
"The information in the peti-
tion is not true with regard to the
three managers leaving," said
Mayor Nicholson, "Council was
advised by the then acting city
manager, Stella Heath, that a
background check had been per-
formed and Mr. Johnson cleared.
It was not so. After Mr. Johnson,
the next city manager, Mr.
Brady's wife refused to relocate
to Frostproof." With regard to Mr.
Sparks' saying that he did not
have the support of the council,
Mayor Nicholson had this to say:

"No, I did not agree with him
100 percent on every issue, nor
did I agree with him 100 percent
of the time. But, I said, I will work
with him. We had an issue when
Mr. Sparks wanted to be head of
the Public Works Department,
which he could. The problem
was that Mr. Sparks did not want
to follow the city charter and I
told him so. In the charter, 5.04b
says 'With approval of council,
the city manager may serve as
head to one or more depart-
ments ...' and I said to him,'All
you had to do was ask.' I did not
feel that he communicated well
See Managers Page 2

FB Church hosts

communnity meal

The First Baptist Church of
Frostproof will host their annu-
al community Thanksgiving
meal once again Thursday,
Nov. 23.
One of the great American
traditions, which have contin-
ued throughout the genera-
tions, is Thanksgiving Day, a
time we set aside our busy
schedules to come together
with family and friends for
food, fellowship and the giving
of thanks.
Every family faces chal-
lenges and changes. There are
still some things, however,
which continue to be constant'
and true, even in the face of
life's storms andadversities.
Each and every one of us has
much to be thankful for. Have
you taken the time to count

your blessings, lately?
Our Church Family would
like to invite you to join us in
the giving of thanks on Thurs-
day, Nov. 23 at 12(noon). The
dinner will be held in The
Smith building at First Baptist
There is no cost or obliga-
tion to those wishing to partici-
pate. You may bring a covered
dish or a dessert to share if you
wish to, but it is not a require-
ment. You do not have to be a
member of First Baptist Church
to attend. Pre-registration is not
required, but would be appre-
SFor additional information
or to pre-register please contact
the church office at 635-3603.
First Baptist Church is located
at 96 West B Street.

Erica Bumbalough

wins poster contest

Submitted photo/Bea Reifeis
Marleen Riddle and son Kyle Kevas were the guest of
honor at a special 'house' shower held Nov. 15 orches-
trated by FHS Interact Club.

passed out along the parade
route by Rotarians, Interactors
and friends of the Care Center.
The Interactors agreed to deco-
rate this float as a community
service project. The Frostproof
Rotary Club will provide them
with $50 with which to pur-
chase any new decorations that
might be needed.

Then, on Thursday, Novem-
ber 15, the Frostproof Interact
Club held a "house" shower for
Marleen Riddle and her family in
the high school cafeteria. The
Riddle's house burned down in
August and was scheduled to be
demolished on Friday, Nov. 17.

See Rotary Page 2

Erica Bumbalough, a sixth
grade student at Frostproof Mid-
dle/High School has taken the
first step to becoming'an interna-
tionally recognized artist by win-
ning a local Peace Poster art
competition sponsored by the
Frostproof Lions Club.
Her poster was judged as the
best local entry by the Frostproof
Art League. It should be noted,
however, that only one vote sep-
arated the.winning selection
from the first runner up.
The Lions International Peace
Poster Contest receives entries
from countries all over the world.
The final winner will receive
$2000, and a trip to the United
Nations Building in New York
City along with their parents.


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Submitted photo/Lester Lucken-
Erica Bumbalough holds
her winning Peace Poster.

Christmas festivities

planned December 2

Frostproof celebrates 'A Flori-
da Christmas'. Parents bring the
kids down to Wall Street Park
across from the First United
Methodist Church on Devane
Street Saturday, Dec. 2, from 3
p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Ralph Water's Community
Affairs Committee of the Frost-
proof Area Chamber of Com-
merce will have the park set up
with lots of free, fun things to
enjoy. There will be an 18 foot
high inflated slide, a bounce
house with a rock wall, train
rides, free snow cones and a
huge pile of Florida snow for a
fossil dig, so bring your own
Following the Dec. 2 after-
noon events in the Park the
parade will begin at 7 p.m. with
staging wrapping around the
football field. The parade route
will commence in front of
Erwine's Marine Sales and Key-
stone Realty, Inc., and proceed
north on Scenic Highway to E

Street, then turns back to the
Baptist Church to disband. This
years parade emcees will be
Wayne and Jennifer Lee from
First Assembly of God Church
on the Ridge.
After the parade there will be
Carols in the Park as well as hot
chocolate and hot apple cider.
The theme this year is 'A
Florida Christmas'.
As co-sponsor with the City
of Frostproof, the Frostproof
Area Chamber of Commerce
invites area businesses, civic
clubs, families, individuals and
other organizations to join the
fun and create a float, con-
veyance or marching unit for the
Arts, crafts, foods, merchan-
dise or bargain vendors are wel-
come to set up a booth at Wall
Street Park located on West Wall
Street, across from the First Unit-
ed Methodist Church in down-
See Holiday Page 1

New dental office opens
Central Florida Health Care administration and staff celebrated the grand opening of
a new dental office just west of the main building in Frostproof on Friday, Nov. 3, 2006.
Pictured above (left to ightl are Stan Dutcher, Former City of Frostproof Code Enforce-
ment, Sally Navarro a new board member, Gaye Williams CEO Central Florida Health
Care, T.R. Croley City Clerk, Mayor Damon Nicholson, President of the Board of Direc-
tors for Central Florida Health Care David Duke, President of the Frostproof Chamber
of Commerce George Minutaglio, Chamber Administrative Assistant Nancy Patton and
in the back, Ed Sparks Frostproof City Manager.


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are not required to give your name. While we want you to speak
out freely, the newspaper reserves the right to edit calls for clarity,
brevity, relevance and fairness.

Battle of Sexes

PCC softball game

The contest is as old as time:
Ying and Yang, Venus vs. Mars.
The Battle of Sexes at Polk Com-
munity College will be decided on
the athletic field when the Men's
Baseball Team competes against
the Women's Softball team in a
unique softball game.
Pitching for the Men will be
Bing Tyus, PCC's Athletic Director
and former baseball coach. On
the distaff side, Dottie Cupp, PCC

Softball Coach, will be the hurler.
The Battle of the Sexes will be
played Nov. 30, 6 pm at the Soft-
ball Diamondplex, just north of
PCC's Winter Haven campus. The
game will be preceded with a 5
pm cookout catered by Smokin'
Jim's barbeque. Admission to
both the game and the dinner is
$10 donation. Door prizes will be
given out after every inning.

SPower lines may be kept out of Everglades

power transmission lines original-
ly planned to run for approxi-
mately 8 miles through Ever-
glades National Park might now
be located outside the Park
boundaries, thanks to a utility
easement authorized today by the
South Florida Water Management
District. The plan would require
Florida Power & Light Company
(FP&L), which currently owns a
utility easement one and three-
quarter miles inside the Park, to
release their interest. The new
easement, to be granted to the
United States in order to protect
the Park, will then be conveyed to

FP&L. The easement is located on
District right-of-way lands in
Miami-Dade County near Tamia-
mi Trail and along the L-31 north
"The District's easement offer
is very much appreciated," said
Dan Kimball, Superintendent of
Everglades National Park. "High-
power transmission lines are best
sited outside the Park and away
from Everglades wetlands. It may
allow FP&L to continue with their
upgrading work without directly
impacting the national park. "Mr.
Kimball added, "This innovative
solution is just another example
of the partnership between the

FB Church offers

'Parent's Night Out'

South Florida Water Management
District and the U.S. Department
of the Interior in restoring the
Everglades and protecting the
The resolution by the District's
Governing Board assigns a "per-
petual access and utility ease-
ment" on a 330-feet-wide tract
within the L-31N right-of-way and
on adjoining District lands north
of Tamiami Trail and south of the
G-211 structure. These additional
tracts are needed to connect with
an existing Florida Power & Light
corridor. The resolution is subject
to an agreement by all parties,
which includes Florida Power &

Light's releasing its existing land
interests within the Park. Other
than recording fees, no costs are
required from the Park for this
"Interagency cooperation
again proves key to Everglades
restoration," said Carol Ann
Wehle, Executive Director of the
South Florida Water Management
District. "Even a basic issue like
this, a utility easement, requires
us to communicate, share our
resources and keep the primary
mission in mind. America's Ever-
glades continue to be in good

It's 'Parent's Night Out' at
First Baptist Church. This annual
outreach event is sponsored and
staffed by Preschool and Chil-
dren's department leaders and
will be held Friday, Dec. 8, from
6p.m. until 9 p.m.
Parents are given an opportu-
nity to spend a few hours shop-
ping, dining out, or just relaxing.
All children (infant thru 5th
grade) are invited and wel-
comed to join us for a fun time.
Seasonal music, games, crafts,
and Bible stories will be fea-

tured. Puppets, skits, and family
movies are often included in this
time of non-stop fun and adven-
You do not have to be a mem-
ber of First Baptist Church to
participate. There is no cost or
obligation, though you may
make a donation to the Chil-
dren's Department if you wish.
You may pre-register your
children by stopping by our
office located at 96 West B
Street, or by calling 635-3603.

GSH to hold public

memorial service

Sebring, FL. Good Shep-
herd Hospice will hold a public
memorial service on Tuesday,
Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. at the Good
Shepherd Hospice Sun Room,
3003 Herring Avenue in Sebring.
The public is invited to attend to
remember and honor their
loved-ones who have died,
The program is free of
charge. For more information,
please contact Thelma Ralat at
863-616-2823 or 1-800-464-3994.
Good Shepherd Hospice
embraces its mission to make

the most of life by relieving the
suffering of patients and their
families affected by life-limiting
illnesses or end-of-life issues.
Good Shepherd is a community-
based, not-for-profit hospice
that has served Polk, Hardee
and Highlands counties since
1979. Community bereavement
programs offered by Good Shep-
herd Hospice are funded in part
by United Way of Central Flori-
da. For more information,
please visit the website at good-

Submitted photo/Bea Reifeis
Mrs. Nina Dyer and her economics class prepared the
snacks and punch for the shower held by the Rotary Interact
Club on behalf of the Riddle/Kevas family.


Continued From Page 1
Construction should begin the'-
first of the year. In the meantime,
the'Riddles are living in. Sun Ray.
While they had insurance on their
home, they had not kept up with
thd quickly escalating home
prices and were not insured for
replacement value.
Tbe Interact Club sent an r,\i-i
tatiio to each clib or organiza-
tiod'in the school, seeking their
participation. The loloing


Continued Irom Page 2
town Frostproof. Vendor set up
begins at 2 p.m., with pack up by'
6:3w p.m. or stay' until the events
end. (The Parade begins one
block East at 7 p.ri.)
SApplication deadline has been
extended. Application cost is $25.
for booths or parade entry, and
funds collected x\ ill be used to
defray expenses for the event.
A Crristmas Festivali commit-

groups presented gifts to the Rid-
dles: FFA, Fellowship of Christian
Athletes, DECA, JV and Varsity
Cheerleaders, Trendsetters, Girls
Golf Team, Future Florida Educa-
tors of America, Junior Honors
Society, Academic "A' Team, Stu-
dent Council, English Department
teachers, Frostproof Rotarians,
Interact Advisors, and Interact
Matleen Riddle and her son
Kvle Kevas, a student at Frost.
proof High School, thanked those
who participated for their kind-

tee meeting will be held at Frost-
proof Care Center offices, noon,
Monday, Nov. 27, 2006. Those
who may wish to volunteer are
invited to attend.
To pick up a parade or vendor
application call the Chamber
office at 635-9112 or Chamber
Community Relations Chairman,
Ralph Waters at 635-5555, or Bob
O'Hara at O'Hara Restorations
635-9008 or go to the Chamber
web-site at www.frostproofcham-
ber.com and download a PDF

Submitted photo Susan Flood .

Sponsor a FHS Senior ..
Pictured above is Lauren Beasley with Joe Harvey. Har-
vey's Minit Mart is sponsoring her for Project Gradua- "
tion. Lauren is a senior and a member of FFA and TSA.
She also plans to run track this year. On weekends, Lau- X
ren likes to hang out with her friends and family, and go I k
fishing. After graduation, Lauren will continue her educa- ;
tion at a community college for two years, and then trans- a. R
fer to the University of Florida, where 'she will pursue a i 1. i :
law degree. She would like to become a prosecuting --
attorney. Project Graduation is a coordinated community I
effort, committed to keeping our graduating seniors safe -
on graduation night with an all-night chaperoned, drug 16
and alcohol free event. It is estimated this all-night f 'igB-
adventure will cost a minimum of $100 per senior. The Submined pholo!Sandra Smith
Project Graduation Committee challenges everyone in. Qn crown
the community to sponsor a senior for this event. Please H mec ing een crowned
contribute to this worthy cause and accept the challenge! Miss Gabrielle Smith is the 2006 Landmark Christian
If you would like to sponsor a senior, contact Russ Flood, High School Homecoming -Queeo, Msi oSmith is the
or you may send donations (along with a note about who daughter, of William and Sandra. Slith of Frostprooof.
you are sponsoring) to Project Graduation, Post Office Ms. Smith was also selected as"ri 2005 Junior Class
Box 1292, Frostproof, Fl 33843. Representative.
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enough with me."
Councilman Polk declined to
"In the council/manager form
of government, the council's job
is to set policies. The manager's
'job' is to carry out the work. There
is a definite division of responsi-
bility. There is a city charter:
sometimes there are conflicts in
that document," said Edward
Sparks, a city .manager, with ten,
years experience in city manage-
"During the interviews," he.
continued, "I told the council, I:
wanted full support to come and
work in Frostproof. The first vote
was 3 2, so I was ready to go
elsewhere, Then. the council
voted a second time and the vote
was 5-0.
"After I started working, the
two council members who had
voted against my hiring, basically
'changed their vote,' and that is.

.Frostproof-News/Cindy Monk
Tenny R, Croley accepts
Interim City Manager posi-
tion. ,
whal they told me. Mayor Nichol-
.son and I had strong words. I
asked him to call a special meet-
ing which he did,:! postponed the
closing on the house I was buy-
ing. At that meeting, we (the
council and I) came to an agree-
ment and I was.going to go ahead
with my closing.
"But later I had a phone call

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from Councilman Polk and employment of a new city man-
strong words again ensued. My ager.
wife and I decided it was best if I "My greatest concern at this
were to give my notice. point in time," she said, "is the
"The city needs to let their financial challenges faced by the
manager manage. The city has city."
problems, yes, particularly finan- As of Monday's Regular City
cial, but they are fixable," said Mr. Council meeting, Ms. Croley will
Sparks, "IfTenny and Melody, our assume the Interim City Manager
new financial person are allowed position for one year beginning
to do their jobs itcan move for- Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006. Ms.
ward. The staff here is just awe- Croley did ask for reassurance
some. Croley did ask for reassurance
"I've been a city manager for and confirmation that if a city
ten years and managed in the manager was hired before the
public and private sectors for 30 end of her one year term as inter-
years before," he said. "I want to im city manager, she as well as
thank the community as a whole the interim city clerk would be
for the privilege of working for guaranteed a position with the
them." city. Following the one year Ms.
City Clerk Tenny Croley has Croley would revert back to the
been offered a one-year position city clerk position. This was con-
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The Frostproof News, Thursday, November 23,2006

Friends hosts Fashion Show

Friends of the Latt Maxcy
Memorial Library, a local organi-
zation recognized by the IRS as
charitable under section 501(c)3,
has announced a fashion show
and luncheon for the benefit of
the Latt Maxcy Memorial Library.
The luncheon will begin at noon
on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006 in the
fellowship hall of the First United
Methodist Church, across from
the library in Frostproof.
The fashion show will feature
casual, business, and holiday out-
fits and accessories from Eagle

Ridge Mall merchants Sears, JC
Penneys and Bon Worth. Frost-
proof's own June Felt will enter-
tain on the piano during the fash-
ion show with a selection of
holiday music. During costume
changes, holiday entertainment
will be provided by "Winter Edi-
tion," a quartet registered with
Sweet Adelines International.
The luncheon will be prepared
by "Friends" and will include a
chicken and fruit salad plate,
brown bread with cream cheese
filling, with candy cane cake and

ice cream for dessert. Coffee and
iced tea are included in the ticket
Seating is limited and early
ticket purchase is recommended.
Tickets cost $15 and may be pur-
chased from any "Friend" or at
the Latt Maxcy Memorial Library.
Corporate sponsorships are also
available starting at $25.
For additional information,
contact Regina at 635-5741 or Bea
at 635-2523.

Your right

to reply.

Art Gallery plans Hootenanny
Hootenanny will be the pro- Dude Ranches presenting his this Open House. It is on Saturday
:gram presented by entertainer, many outstanding programs. The evening, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.
Fred Moore for the Annual Open Doors open for refreshments at 6
House at the Frostproof Art p.m. The program begins at 6:30 For more information, please
League & Gallery. Mr. Moore will p.m. and will be followed by an call the Art League at 635-7271.
:entertain with familiar tunes that auction of handmade ornaments The Art League & Gallery is locat-
we all know and can sing-a-long. made by members of the Art ed in downtown Frostproof at 12
,Mr. Moore is a professional enter- League. East Wall Street next to Citizens
trainer and spends the summer at Everyone is invited to attend Bank.

Boosters welcome new members

The FABC (Frostproof Athletic
Booster Club) is for anyone want-
ing to help with all Frostproof
High School sports. FABC meets
the second Monday of each month
in the FHS Media Center at 7 p.m.
The club raises money for the
following sports; baseball, volley-
ball, swimming, weightlifting,
.wrestling, track, cross country,
,softball, tennis, basketball, golf,
:soccer and football.
SThe Boosters would like the
,community to know that the club
tries to support ALL FMSHS sports,
'so when they see a fundraiser

please know that it will help sup-
port a variety of sports.
Wish lists have been submitted
from all the coaches and it's the
intention of the Boosters to fill
most of those requests. The club
has already begun by purchasing
tents that will be used by swim-
ming, tennis, cross country imme-
diately and any other sport that
needs them in the future.
Booster members are currently
working on providing lighting for
the tennis courts and hopes to
assist the baseball team with
much needed uniforms. Wrestling

is another sport that has special
The needs of the sport teams
mentioned are a huge undertaking
since many of the FMSHS sports
are considered non-revenue
Football is a large part of Frost-
proof sports and the Boosters are
very appreciative of the communi-
ty support that particular sport
receives, but there are so many
othersports that need the support
from the community aswell.

iCare Center seeks holiday donations

The Frostproof Care Center is
[preparing for, the holidays and
Seeds your help! The Care Center
,is expecting to help nearly 200
families throughout the holidays
"with food boxes as well as chil-
dren's toys.
The Care Center is in need of
non-perishable food items to fill
the food boxes that are given to

families in need at Thanksgiving
and Christmas. You can also help
by volunteering to stock shelves
with food, make up food boxes,
and deliver food to the families.
Please sponsor a family or indi-
vidual by donating a box of
canned goods and items for a
delicious holiday meal, including
a turkey roast for $23 per unit or

by donating a toy for a child.
You can be a blessing to some-
one this Thanksgiving or Christ-
mas by helping to provide them
with a delicious holiday meal or
gift. To sign up or for more infor-
mation, please contact the Care
Center at 635-5555.

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Parent involvement encouraged

Frostproof Middle Senior High is proud to have raised the funds as well as produces the monthly Appreciation Week'.
Ad i f h h f th i d letter and is in char e of mail- Planners were purchased by
\Community Links Individual Voices m

cilUool AUt Idlarent f-UVsoUry
Committee) committee meets the
first Monday of each month
(excluding Dec. & Jan., due to the
holidays) in the teacher's lounge
located at FMSHS, 1000 Palm
PAC has generously assumed
several projects which benefit
parents, students and faculty at
FMSHS. Listed below are the serv-
ice projects:
The PAC committee recently
purchased a new entrance sign
which was placed at the middle
school entrance. The committee

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hopes everyone else is pleased as
Academic incentives for the
students: Each grading period the
students with 2.5 and higher
receive something special for their
hard work. Students with 4.0 twice
in the year received something
extra like lunch at the FrostBite or
BOK Tower at the end of the year.
Nancy DeMarco heads up the
awards presentation at the end of
the year and she also makes sure
PAC has the GPA's each nine
weeks for the awards incentives,

'Hall of Fame' galh

The Frostproof Athletic Boost-
er Club will hosts the 2007 'Hall of
Fame' Gala to be held at the Lake
Wales Country Club on Jan. 27.
Social hour is from 6 to 7 p.m.
with dinner at 7 p.m.
Coach Faris Brannen will be
the featured speaker at the Gala.
The Boosters seeks community
support for this event. Tickets are
on sale now. Cost is $100 per per-
son and this provides you with a

wonderful dinner and a chance to
win $2500 through a reverse
drawing. Random raffles and
drawings will be held during the
Some of the wish list items
submitted by FMSHS Coaches
are: Football Field Maintenance,
weight/locker room, white jerseys
and shoulder pads. Basketball-
Auxiliary basket stations and
quick change shooting stations.

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ing the newsletter. Members of the
PAC have provided funding for the
cost of the newsletter mailing.
Ms. DeMarco deserves a big
thankyou from the committee, the
school and the parents for the time
and hard work that goes into this
The committee also provides
all the trophies and awards for the
awards banquet at the end of the
year. This is a big undertaking but
one they are proud of.
PAC provides lunch annually
for the teachers during 'Teacher

Swimming parkas. Golf dual
purpose cage that could be uti-
lized by the baseball team as a
batting cage and the golf team.
Tennis lights oh the tennis
courts, balls, uniforms. Track -
Girls' discus, stop watches, light-
ing on the track. Wrestling- sin-
glets, head gear, knee pads,
warm-ups and bags. Cheerlead-
ing- uniforms, pompoms. Base-
ball uniforms, catching equip-

PAC with the intention of giving
each sixth grade student a planner
at the beginning of the 2006 school
year. Unfortunately, the planners
did not arrive in time. PAC plans to
provide the new sixth grade stu-
dents with a free planner next year.
PAC encourages more partici-
pation from parents. If you would
like become more involved and to
attend the next scheduled meet-
ing, please mark you calendar for
Monday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. There
will be no meetings scheduled for
Dec. or Jan. due to the holidays.

I Jan. 27
ment and bats. Cross Country-
The proceeds raised will bene-
-fit ALL FMSHS sports.
Please contact Nancy DeMar-
co at the Frostproof High School

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FHS 'Silvery Moon' inaugural golf tournament

Submitted photo/Joanne Merkle
Quartet sings- Students from FHS sang "li the light of the Silvery Moon" to start the night
golf tournament held Nov. 4 at Lake Wales Country Club. Pictured: Nathan Webb Josh Jay
Nanoa Hanalei and Jason Todd.
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Check your calendars now
and clear Saturday, Dec. 16 for
the Annual Frostproof Rotary
Golf Tournament. This year's
tournament will be held at Lake
Wales Country Club, beginning
with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Citizens Bank & Trust is spon-
soring the Hole-in-One Contest!
The Frostproof Rotary Club
has served the Frostproof com-
munity for seventy-nine years
and has held a golf tournament
to raise money for scholarships
for the 'past eighteen years.
Frostproof Rotary Club Presi-
dent Ralph Waters explains, "In
the past, so that donors were

able to take tax deductions, the
Club used the golf tournament
proceeds exclusively for scholar-
ships for Frostproof High School
graduates.. The Frostproof
Rotary Club set up a public char-
ity, allowing the Club the flexi-
bility to use the proceeds not
only for scholarships but also for
other school and community
needs. Donations made to a
public charity by local citizens
and businesses are tax
Deductible to the extent permis-
sible by federal law."
Rotary is accepting registra-
tions for golfers and hole spon-
sors until Wednesday, Dec 13.

The golf fee of $75 includes
greens fee, cart, lunch, and par-
ticipation in the longest drive
and closest to the hole contests.
Hole sponsorships guaranteeing
recognition on Rotary's sponsor
board are $100. A corporate
package of $350 includes a four-
some and a hole sponsorship.
Registrations should be.sent
to The Frostproof Rotary Chari-
table Foundation, Inc. at P.O.
Box 456, Frostproof, FL 33843.
For additional information or to
receive a form, please call
Rotary President Ralph Waters
at (863) 635-5555 or Bea Reifeis
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CROWN MOLDING, (36) 16ft.
lengths. Primed & ready to
paint. Half price at $375 for
all. (863)675-2491
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
352)498-0778 Toll Free
wide, 75" high. $100

white, for mobile home, with
frame, $385.

GOBLETS (8), Ruby Red, Hob-
nail base, with clear stem.
$200 (863)763-6507

(1000)- Racing & Comic. late
80s early 90s Exc. cond. $400
orbestoffer! 863-763-8943
Chieftains 1 & 2. $500 or
lun hf.8h63697-44l;j

COMPUTER DESK, 31/2' long x
41' tall. $40 (863)763-5067
games, Fast, $175
Internet/school/office ready.
Warranty & tech support.
IBM Electric typewriter, 11'
carriage, self correcting, car-
rying case, excellent cond.
LOGITECH Quick Cam, for
Notebooks Deluxe, new
cond., $30. or best offer

BED, King size, with mattress.
BRASS BED, Full size, from
60's. $600 (863)763-6507
CHINA CABINET, Solid wood,
2 pc. w/5 shelves. Hand
Made. 6' tall, 4" wide. Must
see! $500 (863)763-8943
COUCH- Queen, Medium blue,
Like new, $100. Okee.
DAYBED: Like new. Only 1
year old. $300.
DINING SET, Table with 6
chairs. $400 (863)467-6375
DRESSER, 4 Drawer, brown.
$40 (863)763-5067
DRESSER- large, 54x32x18,
w/back mirror, 8 drawer,
hard rock maple good cond
fits a 27" TV,.you haul
KITTEN- Male, Dark orange &
white. approx 8 wks old.
$15. (443)262-2740
ple, w/Ottoman, Removable
pads. Good condition. $65.
SOFA- Like new. Wine col-
ored, with recliners at each
end. $250 (863)675-0777
WATERBED- King size, 4 post,
Solid dark wood, Carved head-
board. Semi flow. Waveless
$100. (863)467-8464
WATERBED- Soft sided,
Queen size, like new, $600

plete, woods, irons, etc.
Good cond. $125.

GUNS 2 1) TAURUS .38 Ultra
Light Titanium, & 1) ROMA-
NIAN Semi Auto AK47 $725
will sep. (863)234-1230
MARLIN Model 882 SS, 7
shot bolt action, 22 mag.,
3 x 9 x 32 WA simmons scope
$450 (937)215-0307
REMINGTON 870 410 ga,
25" VR, Tasco golden antler,
4 x 32 scope, 1980's, $550

WINCHESTER, Model 12, 12
gauge, scope. $350

WEIGHT BENCH- work your
arms and legs, pd $300 ask-
ing $200 firm
(863)763-4132 Iv msg.

decorative country, kitchen,
holds 13 gallons. Only $20.

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,OnIu niew il ':, A'.,_i i i,9) .

CHANDELIERS- 2, Gold, Like
new. $50. Will separate.
(863)946-1728 or 599-1534
FLOOR LAMP- Solid brass
with light on swivel arm,
reat for easy chair reading
40 (863)763-2458

twin, electric w/vibrate & re-
mote. Exc. cond. $2700 new,
asking $1200. (863)763-6907
chair:or scooter. Hardly
used. Good condition. $650.
Pride Jazzy w/joystick. Exc
cond. $5700 new, asking
$2300. (863)763-6907
Us Toll Free (866)294-3476
and receive a FREE METER!
Am-Med Quality Diabetic

for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Job place-
ment assistance. CALL
Aviation Institute of Mainte-
nance (888)349-5387.
from Home. *Medical,
*Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121 www.onli-
for outdoors, 2 lighted rein-
deer & 1 lighted sleigh, $75.
side & animated Santa &
Mrs. Claus, $100.
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000, ext.600.
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
Hollow body, Classic, $450
PA SYSTEM, Tosh, 250 watt,
with monitor speakers & mi-
crophones. $1500
SHELVES- 2, Heavy duty,
4'x4'x8', 5 levels, adjustable,
$100. or will separate
Like new, extra large. 4 burner
+ side burner. $150
Direct and Save! Full Body
units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL
TODAY! (800)842-1305

Kawaii, brand new, used only
5 times. $500 or best offer.
BASS- Stand, Gig bag and
Electric hook up, $1200
(863)635-5826 (Frostproof)
GUITAR- Johnson Acoustic,
Black Martin strings, exc
tone, like new, soft case,
$95 (863)634-9316
bik. shiny .finish w/bench.
Antique. $50. or best offer.
863-983-8131 Clewiston
SAXOPHONES (2), 1 alto, 1
tenor, Selmer. $400 for both
or will separate.'
GUITAR, Exc. condition.
$400 (863)357-1576 or

AQUARIUM- 1-90 gal & 1-50
gal. With covers & lights.
Good condition. $150. Will
separate. (863)675-2759
BABY GOAT, Raised on baby
bottle, 2 weeks old. For pet
only. $100 (863)675-0247
8wks.,Redfawn/blk mask,
personality, Shots/Vet. Cert
CONURES (4), Mated pair & 2
month old & older baby
w/large cage & small cage.
$500 (863)675-0247 LaBelle
DOG CRATE, 30"W, 32"H,
#6000. Like new. $75
old, bik/tan & reds, M/F,
adorable, 1st shots, $350
each (863)946-3857
Dt t Miss

This One,
1 Female, 2 Males,
Shots& dewormed. $125
mo., 7lbs, Neutered, All
shots, No papers. $250.
Shots up to date, Unable to
care for, loving home only,
Loves Kids, (561)722-3361

PowerShot A40. $60

HOT TUB, seats 7, you remove
& haul. $100 (863)675-0215
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Mitsubishi HD Big Screen,
60", works perfect, w/ 3 pc.
entertainment center, $1300
neg. (863)612-5676

CHAIN SAW Stihl, MS390
$325. (863)234-1230

TMX ELMO, brand new, still in
box, never opened, $70.

SHARP 4-HEAD, Hi-Fi Stereo
VCR w/35+ movies, 1 XXX.
$150 or trade for gun.
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Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous B15
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Flowers 865

BALES OF HAY, 100 bales,
$200. or will sell separate.

APPALOOSA 8 yr old Male,
has been doing speed
events, Great on trails,
$1800 (863)697-6446
APPALOOSA Gelding 6 yrs
old, 15H $1000 or best offer
BAY MARE- 18 yrs old, $350
mare, Great for barrels &
poles for youth, $400.
FILLY- 5 mo old. Registered
Quarter Horse, Running bred,
Gray, Very gentle. $600.
SADDLE- 15" Silverking, black
with two-tone silver. New,
never used. $300.
SADDLE- New, 20" Australian,
(Western 18") W/matching
breast plate. $300.
4 yr old pony, 14 hands,
broke to ride, finish her your
way. $700.239-465-1393
Thoroughbred Mare, in foal to
German warm blood stallion,
super sweet, $2500.

BOX BLADE: 6 Ft., Like new.
$250. (863)763-4982
RIDING MOWER- '01 Murray,
12.5 hp, 40" cut, 5 speed,
runs & cuts great $400 neg


RIDING MOWER- Craftsman,
42" cut, 19 HP, two cylinder
Briggs, Auto trans, $550

CALF TABLE- very useful for
goats, sheep's, calves shots,
dehorning, hooves, $200
Reading a newspaper
helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers re more suc-
cessful peoalel


Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Property 915
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960

ROOMMATE: Fully furnished
apartment w/Washer, Dryer,
Microwave, Bed, etc. Kings
Bay, $425/mo (787)538-1366

Real Estate

Business Places -
Sale 1005
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 Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080

PALM HARBOR Factory Liqui-
dation Sale. 2006 Models
Must Go! Modular, Mobile &
Stilt Homes. 0% DOWN
When You Own Your Own
Land!! Call for FREE Color
Brochure. (800)622-2832.

*LAND AUCTION* 230 Props
Must be Sold! Low Down /
E-Z Financing. Free Catalog
(800)937-1603 www.LAND-
AUCT ON.com NRLL East,
LLC:AB2509, Bule-
ziuk:AU3448, John-
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120 Acres Northeast Alabama
private lake frontage, pano-
ramic views, abundant deer,
turkey, good fishing, good
timber value, excellent in-
vestment $240,000 call Phil-
lip (256)239-7808.
NC Homes, Cabins, Acreage
REAL ESTATE. cherokee-
mountainrealty.com Call for
free brochure
Coastal Georgia- New, Pre-
Construction Golf Commu-
nity. Large lots & condos w/
deepwater, marsh, golf, na-
ture views. Gated, Golf, Fit-
ness Center, Tennis, Trails,
Docks. $70k's- $300k.
(877)266-7376 www.coop-
GA/FL Border. Pre-Construc-
tion Grand Opening. 20 AC
$99,900. Pay No Closing
Costs. Terrific opp'ty to own
20 acres in GA. Coastal re-
gion. New survey, subdivi-
sion potential, excel
financing at the unbelievable
price of $99,900. CALL
NOW! (800)898-4409
X1002 CLP-GA Land Servic-
es LLC. Licensed Real Estate
Gulf front lots $595k. Homes
starting mid $300k. New
master planned ocean front
community on beautiful
Mustang Island, near Corpus
Christi, TX. www.cinnamon-
shore.com, (866)891-5163.
NC Gated Lakefront Commu-
nity. Pleasantly mild climate
1.5 acres, 90 miles of shore-
line. Never offered before
with 20% pre-development
discounts, 90% financing.
Call (800)709-5253.
Fid It faster. Se It soon-
r in the classlfleds

Views. 3.2 Acre Mountain
Estate. Heavily Wooded with
Stream. EZ Financing-
$29,900. (800)230-6380,
TENNESSEE Affordable lake &
mountain properties. Low
property taxes. No state in-
come tax Four seasons-
Southern hospitality. For
more info Call Lakeside Re-
alty (888)291-5253
VA MOUNTAINS Large 5 acre
tract along very large trout
stream with private elevated
homesite, good access,
view, trees, nearby river,
$89,500 (866)789-8535.
SAL 35 acres 49,900; 50
acres $59,900. Snow-
capped mountain views. Sur-
rounded by govt land. Abun-
dant wildlife. Recreational
paradise. Low taxes. EZ
terms. Call Utah Ranches,
LLC. (888)541-5263.

Mobile Homes

Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020

An 800 sq. ft. living area
in Barlows Fish Camp,
441 SE, c/a, good cond.,
$14,500 neg. 863)763-4149
or (561)-758-4337



Boats 3005
Camprs/RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehices/ATVs 3035

ALUM. BOAT, 14' 20hp Elec
start motor, trolling motor, all
working, trlr w/new tires &
spare $1200 (863)467-0560
Mariner mot. & trl., $1000
or best offer (863)946-0988
or (810)845-5083 cell

Mariner mot. & trl., $1000
or best offer (863)946-0988
or (810)845-5083 cell
BASS BOAT '78- runs good,
needs minor repairs, $1200
or best offer (863)634-5289
BASS TRACKER '87, 16'6", '92
50hp Mercury Marina, '78 EZ
Loader trailer, runs good.
$2500 (863)467-1401
BASS TRACKER, '89, Tourna-
ment V. Alum., 17', 60hp Evin-
rude, New trailer, Trolling
motor. $3100. (941)815-2909
23', with galvanized trailer,
$500. (863)612-5676
BOAT: '05, 18 Ft., Aluminum,
90 hp Yamaha w/Center Con-
sole. Factory warrantee. Like
new! $8,775.561-346-6476
tauk, 90hp Yamaha, trailer,
$5900 or best offer
CHRISCRAFT '81, 28ft., 130hp
Volvo, new trans., trailer &
tires, needs rigging. $2500
neg. (863)675-3775
COBIA 17FT center console,
new paint, bimi top & cover,
fish finder, 70 evinrude & trlr
$2500 (863) 467-9511
FLAT BOAT 1990: w/1999
Yamaha 115 engine -trailer.
Runs great! $6000 of best of-
fer. (863)673-0013
MOTOR- Evinrude '86, 10 hp.,
long shaft, good condition
$395 (863)610-1126
PONTOON- 20 ft, 55hp tohatsu
motor, tilt, runs good, trailer
is rough. $1875 firm!
PONTOON- 24', 75hp mercury
in water ready to fish. No
trailer. Will deliver. $2000.
MerC, new deck & seat cov-
ers, bimini top, w/trir, $2500
Neg (614)452-1600 LaBelle
Ranger 520VX, '01, 225hp
Evin., 101 lb. thrust trolling
mtr., jack plate, steel prop,
GPS map w/depth & fish
finder, 4 bank charger, bi-
mini top, dbl axle trr & much
more. Must Sell! $19,500.
NADA value $24,000. Call

P/U CAMPER- Sportsman, '02,
Exc. cond. Stove, Frg., NC,
,Sleeps 4 $6500.
(863)946-1728 or 599-1534
SWINGER '83, 31', By Georgie
Boy, 10k original miles, new
tires, a/c, 44hrs on generator.
$3800 neg. (863)763-4968

CARRIAGE 40' '93 5th wheel,
New awnings, screen end., all
extras. Like new, $10K neg
located in LaBelle park good
cond., '84 Cree, 32', must
move $2400 (260)490-6684
NOMAD- '90, 26', Very good
shape. Fully equipped.
$4300. or best offer.

SKI D000 '04, GTX Wakeboard
Edition. $7,000 or best offer.

ANCHORS, Fenders, outrig-
gers, $50 for all or will sep-
arate. (863)674-0281
Suitable for air boat. $650.
TRAILER, For Air Boat. Good
condition. $350.

HONDA 2000 XR 70- dirtbike,
exc cond., $1100
HONDA ELITE 250 '85- Scoot-
er, 6900 miles, stereo, exc
cond., $1350
SCOOTER-'04 Honda Elite 80,
Excellent condition. 1300 mi.
Red, $1500 (863)763-6646
blk./chrome, saddle bags,
windshield, shaft drive, liquid
cooled, 12.5k mi, clean,
40+mpg. $4800 negotiable.

GO CART, Scorpion, 2 years
old, from Sears. $1000 Call
Charles (863)697-3097
GO-CART, $400.
HONDA 400EX '99, Engine
rebuilt, has custom & stock
plastics & rims, blown head
gasket. $1000
YAMAHA 600 '93, Only 317
miles, great condition.
After market add on's. 2 extra
tires w/rims. $3100 or best of-
fer. (863)983-5984
with trailer, $1200

A/C, 15,000 btu, used 6
months.$100 (863)467-6868


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Automsobies 4005
Auto Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Equipmnt 4025
onCars 4030
Four hlDrve 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
ractor Trailers 4060
Utilty Tralers 4065
Vans 4070

CAMARO Z28 '80- all original,
350 auto, great restoration
project, runs, $1700
'92, needs work. $200.
tires, needs work, $500.
Runs but, engine make nois-
es $500. (863)801-1398 or
MERC ZEPHYR SW'81- runs,
needs TLC, straight 6, Clas-
sic, $1000 or best offer
Needs minor repairs. Runs
g ood. Very good condition.
$1500 neg. (863)634-5289
SATURN, '96, new battery &
engine, 5 spd., excellent on
gas, nice car, $2500 or best
offer. (863)697-3300
VOLVO 240,'93, Great for new
driver, built like a tank,
$1900, Or best offer.

GAS CLUB CAR '95 Recondi-

with 4.88 gears, $1100
(863)824-0505 or
RIMS & TIRES (4), 16x8 rims,
285/75/16 Firestorie Desti-
nation MT, call for details.
$200 (561)261-6421

RIMS & TIRES (4), 20", fits 5
lug vehicle, less than 2k on
tires. $1500 (863)357-1576
or (863)634-7210

CHEVY -1 Ton,'95 reading
utility body, blows cold, new
paint, runs and drives good
$3995 (863)634-6624
DODGE RAM '05 4 dr Hemi,
w/Reese slider, low mileage,
Like new, $20K. Must See!
runs good, cold a/c, good
body condition, $800.
FORD- '93, 4.3L, dependable,
runs good, brand new tires,
$1500 (863)634-8823
FORD F100, '83, auto, air, 300
6 cyl., 2 tone blue, new tires,
Runs but needs work. $800.
Neg. (863)467-8464
FORD F150 '94 XLT- P/W,
P/S, new tires, runs well,
good body, $2950 neg
GMC DUMP TRUCK, old, hy-
draulics good, good parts,
$500. (863)675-2844

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JEEP Grand Cherokee Laredo,
'98, Exc. cond., V-6, All pwr,
Cruise, A/C, 128K, $5,500
neg. 863-763-3191/697-6680
REDO- '98, Silver,. Exc.
cond., V-6, All pwr, Cruise,
AM/FM CD, A/C, 128K, Well
maint. $5,500 neg.

V6, All power, A/C, Seats 5,
159k, Well kept. $2500 neg.
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20 minutes of your day
is the time spent reading
with your child from
birth to age nine.

National Farm-City Week celebrated statewide

GAINESVILLE As wise stew-
ards and innovative entrepre-
neurs, farmers and ranchers
improve our well-being by
working to ensure a healthy and
abundant agricultural supply. To
succeed in this important enter-
prise, they rely on essential part-
nerships with people in urban
communities to supply, sell and
deliver finished products across
the country and around the
world. National Farm-City
Week, celebrated annually on
the week leading to and ending
on Thanksgiving Day, recog-
nizes the importance of this
cooperative network to the suc-
cess of America's agricultural
"Our farmers know how to
grow the 280 different com-
modities that we produce in the
state of Florida," said John:
Hoblick, president of the Florida
Farm Bureau Federation. "They
also know that it: takes many
other partnerships in order for
that food to get to America's
table, and it's the success of
those partnerships that we cele-
brate during Farm-City Week."

Today, the agricultural indus-
try provides us with many of the
necessities of life, such as food,
clothing and fuel for our energy
needs. Agriculture employs
more than 24 million workers
including farmers, shippers,
processors, marketers, grocers,
truck drivers, inspectors and
others in America who annually
contribute more than $1.3 tril-
lion to our gross domestic prod-
"Farm-city collaborations
help maintain and improve our
nation' food supply and con-
tribute to a better quality of life
for countless citizens," said Mr.
Hoblick. "With this Farm-City
Week observance, we com-
mend the many Americans
whose hard work and ingenuity
reflect the true spirit of America
and help ensure a prosperous
future for all."
Where does Florida agricul-
ture fit into this equation? Flori-
da has 44,000 farmers who grow
more than 280 different crops
on a commercial scale that's
more than any other state
except California with cash

receipts totaling over $87.5 bil-
"Through our farm-city part-
nerships, agriculture has an
enormous economic impact on
our state," said Mr. Hoblick.
How are they getting the job
done? Florida farmers employed
more than 94,000 farm workers,
and overall the industry sup-
ports over 388,000 jobs in the
And, what about the environ-
ment? About two-thirds of Flori-
da is farmland and forests. More
than 30 percent is devoted to
agriculture, which includes crop
production as well as improved
pastures, woodlands and open
spaces, and nearly 40 percent,
representing commercial
forestry, is covered with trees.
These well-managed, produc-
tive lands help preserve Florida's
environment by providing green
space, conserving water and
protecting wildlife habitat.
Farmers and ranchers, grow-,.
ers and producers, care about
their environment. According to
a U.S. Geological Survey report,
Florida farmers reduced their

ground after withdrawals 7 per-
cent by installing more efficient
irrigation systems and imple-
menting other Best Manage-
ment Practices (BMPs) such as
using reclaimed wastewater
and stored rainfall. During the
same period, withdrawal for
public supply increased by 7
percent due to population
"We are seeing more and
more of our agricultural land
being converted into housing
and urban development," said
Mr. Hoblick. "With the increas-
ing pressures faced by agricul-
ture, combined with the increas-
ing value of property, that trend
will most likely continue."
Agricultural crops provide
the same environmental bene-
fits as natural vegetation. Plants
and trees emit water into the
atmosphere through transpira-
tion, contributing to the hydro-
logic cycle that produces rain-
fall. Once land is paved over it
cannot absorb the water and
recharge the aquifer. Agricultur-
al land does not waste rainfall.
Water not absorbed by plants or

evaporated into the atmosphere.
is returned to the soil where it
replenishes the aquifer and pro-
vides groundwater for other
Agricultural land also pro-
vides homes for Florida's unique
wildlife such as alligators, bald
eagles, panthers and wood
storks. Many farms and ranches
have established management
programs to maintain wildlife
With agriculture as a corner-
stone of our nation's security
and way of life, America's farm-
ers and ranchers provide the
safest, most abundant and most
affordable food supply in the
world. It's important to remem-
ber, though, that American agri-
culture reaches far beyond the
farm or ranch. It is an industry
that includes 24 million Ameri-
can workers, about 17 percent
of the total U.S. workforce, who
help process, sell and trade the
nation's food and fiber.
National Farm-City Week
strives to increase understand-
ing, cooperation and relation-
ships between rural and urban

residents. As this year's com-
memoration again culminates
on Thanksgi ing, all Americans
are encouraged to thank some-
one who helps make it possible
for you and your family to
enjoy the bounty of our food
supply. It's. a partnership
summed up best whether you
are from the farm or the city as,
"Let's eat!"
The Florida Farm Bureau Fed-
eration is the state's largest gen-
eral-interest agricultural associa-
tion with more than 144,000
member-families statewide.
There are Farm Bureaus in 60
counties in Florida, where agri-
culture comprises a stable, vital
leg of Florida's economy, rival-
ing the tourism industry in eco-
nomic importance. Headquar-
tered in Gainesville, the
Federation is an independent,
non-profit agricultural organi-
zation and is not associated
with any arm of the govern-
ment. More information is
available on the organization's
web site, http://FloridaFarmBu-


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Public Notices

Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500

Case No.: 53-2006 R-0-10053 0000-00
Division: 80
Lee Olan Knudsen
TO:Ramona Jean Knudsen
Last Known Address: Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has
been filed against you and that you are
required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to it on Lee Olan
Knudsen whose address is 4575 Fruit-
ville Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33759 on or
before 12/17/2006, and file the origi-
nal with the clerk of this Court at 255
N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830
before service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a
default may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the petition.
Copies of all court documents in this
case, including orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office.
You may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of Cur-
rent Address, Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form 12.915.)
Future papers in this lawsuit will be
mailed to the address on record at the
clerks office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family
Law Rules of Procedurequires cer-
tain automatic disclosure of docu-
ments and information. Failure to
comply can result in sanctions, includ-
ing dismissal or striking of pleadings.

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