Title: West Marion messenger
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Place of Publication: Ocala, Florida
Publication Date: July 7, 2010
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Firefighters ranks grow

Will work at

14 stations

Michel Northsea
Marion County Fire Rescue grew by 20
firefighters when they were sworn in dur-
ing a special ceremony last month.
Each firefighter is also certified to han-
dle medical emergencies. Eleven of the 20
are paramedics and the other nine are
certified as emergency medical techni-
cians (EMTs).
The firefighters will round out crews at
14 different stations.




Station 20
Michel Northsea
Marion County Fire Res-
cue Golden Ocala Station
20 is the lead agency for the
Search and
Team for
Task Force
8. That's
why they
were visited
by Florida
Chief Finan-
cial Officer
and State
Alex Sink, Fire Mar-
shal Alex
state chief fi- Sink on July
nancial offi- 4.
cer and also As the
the state fire lead agency,
marshal, vis- Station 20
ited Sunday. also houses
the equip-
ment used throughout the
state when an emergency
Task Force 8 includes
Alachua County, Ocala
Fire-Rescue, Gainesville
Fire Rescue and all of Mar-
ion County.
When the team is called
out they must be ready to
roll in one hour and actu-
ally on the road within
three hours, said Lt. Robert
It's been over a year
since the team was called
Last Easter, the search
and rescue team was de-
ployed to Hamilton County
when a flood hit the area.
The team is comprised of
22 trained firefighters and
pulled from each depart-
Please see STATE, Page 4

New hire Christopher
"Chris" Douglas firefighter
/paramedic for Marion
County Fire Rescue will be
Farms,Station 12.

"Chris" Douglas moved to Marion County
from Okeechobee County where he was a
firefighter /paramedic. He started with
Okeechobee in 2005 as firefighter / EMT
He later took the necessary course of

Please see RANKS, Page 2

Firefighter/EMT James Sargent, Firefighter/EMT Michael Pye and Firefighter/EMT
Brendan Cookwere among the 20 sworn in as firefighters for Marion County Fire Res-
cue on June 25.

Kendall Dickson and Kaley Dickson were all smiles in anticipation of being in the golf cart parade at Ocala
Palms.They were visiting grandparents Jim and Karen McShane.

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Veronica Lennon and her son Vaki Corn goes great with the Fourth of
McDougal enjoyed riding in the July,just ask Fairfield Village resi-
golf cart driven by her dad, Marion dent Irene Dale.

Chips, even healthier pretzels, go
great with hamburgers and hot-
dogs. Janet Black sets some out for
the cookout at Foxwood Farms.


down to

help others
Michel Northsea
Going from three loca-
tions to one location will
help the bottom line for a
non-profit group.
In past weeks, Habitat
for Humanity of Marion
County has closed two of its
retail ReStore thrift stores,
Dunnellon's and the one at
Jasmine Plaza, and moved
everything to the original
store at 926 N.W 27th Ave.
Signs on the door ask
browsers to "pardon the
dust" as they rearrange the
store. The rearranging is
making room for the mer-
chandise from the other
"Lorna and Bob and the
staff are busily working to
create a newly revitalized
"Thrift Store with a Mis-
sion," said Brad Nimmo,
president and chief execu-
tive officer of Habitat for
Humanity of Marion
The changes are notice-
"It's going to be nice,"
said Susan Wilson of the
N.W 27th Avenue store as
she vacuums around a
table and sofa for sale.
Nearby customers lug
out their new found treas-
ures a silver trash bin that
opens up when stepped on
and a rolled up room-size
Proceeds from the sale of
the donated items in the
store provide some of the
funds for building homes
for "God's people," Nimmo
However the two stores
were not bringing in
enough to help the bottom
line much. They were just
breaking even.

Please see SCALE, Page 2

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Health Department'COW' changes route

The Marion County Health
Department's Clinic on
Wheels 1(COW) will discon-
tinue providing services at
the Cunningham's Funeral
Home site beginning June 25.
"The pending closure of
Cunningham's Funeral
Home compels the Marion
County Health Department
to secure another site for our
Clinic on Wheels" said Dr.
Nathan Grossman, director
of the Marion County Health
Department. "Our COW plays
an instrumental role in the

healthcare of the citizens in
West Ocala, so we are proac-
tively moving to another site
to ensure that service to our
citizens is not interrupted."
The COW current loca-
tion of 434 NW Martin Luther
King Junior Avenue (Cun-
ningham's Funeral Home), in
Ocala, will move to 3970 SW
3rd Street (Gander Mountain
Sporting Good Store), in
Ocala. Services will be pro-
vided on the second Friday
and the forth Friday of every

This sign is on a piece of property, west of Foxwood
Farms, on the south side of U.S. 27.The City of Ocala is
reviewing a site plan for a proposed Dollar General

The nine other West Ocala
sites serviced by COW 1 will
remain the same with un-
changed service times.
The health department's
COW 2 will not experience a
route change and will con-
tinue to offer services at its
current Dunnellon, Salt
Springs, Marion Oaks, Ft.
McCoy, Weirsdale, Fl High-
lands, and Hog Valley sites.
For more information
about the Clinic on Wheels
(COW) route change, contact
the Marion County Health
Department at (352) 629-0137,
extension 2148.


continued from Page 1

"This decision was based
on a number of factors in-
cluding the economy, amount
of saleable donations and
amount of foot traffic coming
through the doors," he said.
In the past, a typical day
would bring a truckload of
donations daily now they get
one-fourth of a load, Nimmo
Items accepted for resale
include furniture, household
goods, appliances less than
10 years old and building and
remodeling materials, Wilson
There are some items the
ReStore doesn't accept and
that includes clothing, med-
ical equipment, exercise
equipment and baby furni-
Arrangements for pick-up
of large items can be made be
calling 401-0075.
Hours for the ReStore will
be extended on July 6. Hours
will be Monday through Sat-
urday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Between customers, Susan Wilson vacuums around the Habitat for Humanity ReStore
on Northwest 27 Avenue.


continued from Page 1

study to become a para-
medic in 2007.
He follows in the steps of
his father as a firefighter
As a firefighter, Douglas
completed a 15-week
course, then an additional
college semester to be-
come a certified EMT Be-
coming a paramedic took
another four semesters of

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makes $29,588 yearly
The extra education is
MCFR requires a fire-
fighter/EMT to become a
paramedic within five
years of starting with the
county The county pays for
the EMT's schooling as a
Douglas will work at the
Meadowwood Farms sta-
Before going to work in
Marion County, Douglas
and the 19 new firefighters
completed a six-week
training course conducted
by the MCFR training per-
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eluded everything from the
county's protocol and pro-
cedures, training for med-
ical situations, vehicle
accidents and fire-fighting
scenarios, said Miranda
Iglesias, MCFR public in-
formation officer
Douglas opted to move to
Marion County because he
wanted to work for a grow-
ing department that of-
fered a better opportunity
for advancement, he said.
The latest influx of fire-
fighters gives the county
497 firefighters for 23 of its
30 stations. Volunteers man
the other seven stations.
"We're not fully staffed
but we are fully opera-
tional," assures Iglesias.
With the county working
under a hiring freeze, fire
officials had to appeal to
commissioners for ap-
proval to hire the 20 fire-
The additional firefight-
ers were deemed neces-
sary because of
promotions and pending
retirements, she said.
During the same cere-
mony, 12 firefighters were
promoted to the rank of
lieutenant, five were hon-
ored for 10-years of serv-
ice, two for 15-years, one
for 20-years and one for 25-
years of service.
In addition Kara Bibeau
was awarded the Robert E.
Blair Scholarship to con-
tinue her education and
training at the Florida
State Fire College. Blair
was killed in Iraq in 2006.
He wanted to become a
firefighter with Marion
County when he returned.
He was made an hon-
orary firefighter several
months after his death.
The scholarship was initi-
ated by his family Local
3169, the firefighter's
union, funds the scholar-
ship now.
Firefighter/ Paramedic
David Henman was pre-
sented with an award from
the State of Florida VFW
as firefighter of the year
While off-duty in Decem-
ber 2009 he helped organ-
ize the safe removal of 80
children from two school
buses at an accident in Cit-
rus County.

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Some of these are classi-
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our neighbors; and, in-
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are a community known as
a lively place filled with
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Shadow puppet show set for July 18 at Appleton

"Wayang" is an Indone-
sian word for theater, liter-
ally "shadow," and Michael
Richardson's Red String
Wayang Theatre will pres-
ent a shadow puppet the-
ater program on Sunday,
July 18, at 2 p.m. in the Au-
ditorium at the Appleton
Museum of Art, College of
Central Florida. The per-
formance is funded, in
part, by a grant from the

Southern Arts in partner-
ship with the National En-
dowment for the Arts, the
Florida Department of
State Division of Cultural
Affairs and the Florida
Arts Council.
The performance is in-
cluded in regular daily ad-
mission, which is $6 for
adults; $4 for seniors 55 or
better and students 19 and
over; $3 for youths ages 10-

18; and free for members,
CF students, children age 9
and under, and active mili-
tary personnel and their
immediate families.
Wayang is a unique form
of theater employing light
and shadow. Puppets are
flat wood carvings
mounted on bamboo sticks
and held up behind a white
cloth with a light source
from the rear to cast a

shadow on the screen. Tra-
ditional Wayang plays in-
volve puppets moving in
synchronization to a story
being told by a narrator ac-
companied by background
music. Richardson is a
renowned puppeteer and
has created more than 500
new shadow puppet de-
signs used in his hundreds
of performances across the

Following his perform-
ance on July 18, Richard-
son will be the featured
instructor in the Apple-
ton's Summer Art Camp
scheduled from July 19 to
23. During the week, stu-
dents ages 7 to 14 will cre-
ate puppets, rehearse a
shadow theater production
and then perform the play
at the museum on the last
day Classes will run from 9

a.m. to noon and the cost
per student is $80 for mem-
bers and $90 for nonmem-
bers. For information and
registration contact Mu-
seum Educator Korene
Wilbanks at
wilbankk@cf.edu or 352-
291-4455, ext. 1613.
In addition, guests are

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CF gets final approval STATE

for bachelor degrees continuedfromPagel

College of Central
Florida has been granted
final approval to offer four-
year degrees. The Commis-
sion on Colleges of the
Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools has
granted Level II accredita-
tion and CF will offer its
first bachelor's degree pro-
gram beginning in January
"Our accrediting agency
has reviewed our applica-
tion and has confirmed
that we are qualified to
move to Level II accredita-
tion," said Dr. Charles Das-
sance, CF president. "I am
very pleased that we can
now move forward with fi-
nalizing our plans to begin
serving the community in a
new way."
The Bachelor of Applied
Science in Business and
Organizational Manage-
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Health Care Management,
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Systems and Public Safety
Administration. The appli-
cation for the program will
be available this fall. Tu-
ition will be $105.22 per
credit hour for Florida res-
idents and $465.22 for non-
"Our primary mission of
providing access through
an open door philosophy
will remain in place," Das-
sance said. "We will also
continue our strong focus
on the '2 Plus 2' statewide
articulation process as the
primary means for our stu-
dents to obtain four-year
CF began the process to
offer baccalaureate de-
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Typically, that means six
to eight rescue workers are
pulled from Station 20,
Graff said.
In Hamilton County, they
spent six days searching
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Rescue workers from
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Locally, they rescued a
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Photos on the wall of the
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Sink who admitted her
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To be fully prepared for
any emergency that comes
their way, Blair says each
month the team spends
eight hours in training at
the local level. Twice a
year all members are re-
quired to completely mobi-
lize for a training drill.
With a higher threat of
hurricanes this year than
usual, Blair said the sum-
mer's training scenarios
would include hurricane-
type situations.
Training throughout the
year centers around seven

Fire Lt. Robert Blair talks with Alex Sink, Chief Financial Officer for the State of Florida
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different disciplines.
Those disciplines in-
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as building collapse, high
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wilderness search and ve-
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somewhere else," Blair
All equipment housed in
the special operations
units was paid for by grants
from the state and federal
Those grants funnel
through Sink's office.
During the tour of the
station, Sink thanked the
firefighters for all their
service. She also recog-
nized Lt. Mark Nowery for
his work in Haiti after the

earthquake. Working in
conjunction with Samari-
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a special orthopedic team
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serving as the only emer-
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On hand to greet Sink,
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The West Marion Messenger is a free community newspaper covering
news of communities west of Ocala including Fore Ranch, Stone Creek,
Fairfield Village, Ocala Palms, Timberwood, Falls of Ocala, Foxwood Farms
and Golden Hills.
Postmaster: Entered asThird Class Matter at the post office in Ocala, Fla.,
Problems getting the Messenger: If your community is listed above and
the Messenger is not delivered to you or you are having trouble getting the
paper from boxes around the S.R. 40 and SR 27 areas, call 854-3986.

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"S Info offered on the songs we sing

We have just cele-
brated "Indepen-
dence Day," or as
we say, "The Fourth of
July." This is the birthday
of the USA. Celebrations
are held all over the coun-
try on this day. It is also a
time for family cookouts
and the start of many va-
cations. It wasn't until 1938
that Congress made Inde-
pendence Day a paid fed-
eral holiday. In 1870,
Congress had made the
day and "unpaid" holiday
for federal employees. In
1778, General George
Washington celebrated the

day by giving his soldiers a
double ration of rum and
also an artillery salute.
Today, military bases give
a "salute to the union" by
firing one gun for each
state. We often sing our pa-
triotic songs on this spe-
cial day. We have many
beautiful songs about our
country- God Bless Amer-
ica, America the Beauti-
ful, This Land is Your
Land, America, and many
The lyrics for America
the Beautiful were written
by Katharine Lee Bates,
an instructor at Wellesley

College in Massachusetts.
In 1893, Ms. Bates made a
trip to the top of Pikes
Peak and was so inspired
by the beauty of the sur-
roundings, she wrote the
poem, America, the Beau-
tiful. If you have ever trav-
eled in this part of
Colorado, you can under-
stand the inspiration Ms.
Bates must have felt. I will
never forget my first trip
there and seeing the
Rocky Mountains in their
splendor. The words to
this poem/song came to
mind immediately.
The poem was printed

for the first time on July 4,
1895, in a weekly journal,
The Congregationalist. Ms.
Bates revised the lyrics in
1904, and again in 1913.
The poem was not always
sung to the tune we know.
At first the words were
sung to any tune that
would fit most often to
"Auld Lang Syne." The
tune we now use was com-
posed in 1882 by Samuel
A. Ward and called "Ma-
terna." The words and the
music by Samuel Ward
were first published to-
gether in 1910. In fact, in
1926, the National Federa-

tion of Music Clubs held a
contest to put the words to
different music; none was
determined to be more ac-
ceptable. Therefore, we
will continue to sing this
beautiful song as we
learned it early in life.
Another favorite patri-
otic song is "My Country,
"Tis of Thee," or "Amer-
ica." The words to this
song were written in 1831
by Samuel Francis Smith.
Mr. Smith was a student at
the Andover Theological
Seminary in Andover,
Massachusetts. A friend
asked him to translate the

lyrics in some German
school song books. Rather
than translating words, he
wrote new lyrics to one of
the tunes. He did this in
thirty minutes time! The
original melody is in
Muzio Clementi's Sym-
phony Number 3. The
melody is also that of the
British national anthem,
God Save the Queen.
America, the song, was
first performed in public
on July 4, 1831. The first
publication was in 1832.
Happy Birthday, Amer-
ica and may God Bless


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Our Message

There's a lesson

in the rain
Hurricane Alex went by bringing
us much needed rain. As we
dodge those puddles left be-
hind by Alex we should be reminded
that hurricanes happens and we are in
hurricane season.
And we can expect more hurricanes.
The National Hurricane Center pre-
dicts this will be an above-average hur-
ricane season.
Alex was the strongest June hurri-
cane to make landfall since 1966.
It has been years since a tropical
storm became a hurricane in the
month of June. Hurricane Allison did
in 1995 and Alex did in 2010.
Knowing that hurricanes happen, we
need to take the time to check our sup-
plies and be sure we have all the sup-
plies we need on hand.
It's best to get supplies into the home
early avoiding long lines at the grocery
stores. Putting off bringing home sup-
plies could mean
stores run out of I
necessary items Editorial
before you get
what you need.
There are many important items that
everyone must have and then there are
extra supplies needed for those with
special needs.
Everyone should be prepare to sus-
tain themselves with food and water
for at least three days, perhaps even
seven days, without help from the out-
side world. Yes, help will come but
those bringing help must travel to get
to a particular site.
So stock up on non-perishable pack-
aged or canned foods and juices. Bring
in enough water so each person has
one gallon daily for three to seven
days. Prepare for the worst-case sce-
nario and then you're set.
When a hurricane hits, there is no
electricity, water and sewer.
With no electric you must have alter-
native methods of opening a can of
beans other than your electric can
opener. The same goes for cooking.
The traditional electric stove doesn't
work without electricity.
Stock up on items you can use to
wipe hands and faces without water.
Get batteries for the flashlights and
radio too. An extra one for the cell
phone would be good. Be sure you
have a battery-operated radio so you
can keep up with what's going on. A
weather radio may be a good invest-
It is also important to have a tradi-
tional phone in cases of a hurricane.
Cordless phones may be useless.

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The written word is a powerful
way to communicate. Words are
Words offer instruction, direction, in-
formation, comfort and inspiration.
Likewise, words can be hurtful,
alienate and bring heartbreak.
With the use of e-mail 24/7, many
people have taken to adding a little
personal sentiment in with their con-
tact information.
Janet Shelley, drama teacher at West
Point High School, lists the names of
the books that she's currently reading
at the bottom of her emails. As a
teacher, it is her job to encourage her
students to read and that's a subtle re-
minder of reading.
Of course now if Janet had just fin-
ished reading the book I read, "Alice in
Bed," it would probably raise some
eyebrows if she had posted that book
as one that she's reading.
As a society, we expect people to be-

have in the way we expect them to.
Teachers, deputies and preachers are
always supposed to be morally upright.
Admitting to reading 'Alice in Bed"
would not be the best way for a teacher
to go.
Remember though you can't always
judge a book by its cover or title in
this case.
In many cases, the closing on e-mail
goes along with the mission of the
Brad Nimmo, CEO of Habitat for Hu-
manity, has an interesting statement
on his emails. Well, several different
One line says, "Building homes in
partnership with God's people in
need." That pretty much says what
Habitat does.
Another line on his e-mail tells us
who should work as partners in help-
ing others,
"I was going to ask God why He al-
lowed people to live in poverty and
homelessness, but didn't for fear He
would ask me the same question," it
reads. That statement should give us
all a twinge of guilt and perhaps moti-
vate us to get up off our duffs and help
And then finally he uses a Bible
scripture and quotes Ecclesiastes 9:10
- "Whatever your hand finds to do, do it
with all your might."
Would that statement be similar to the
old Jane Fonda line from her exercise

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Good intentions

only as good as

the intended

f awards were given to people who
have the best of intentions, I
would be working on my accept-
ance speech right now. However, I
know that intentions are only as good
as the one who crafts the intention.
Recently, the Gracious Mistress of
the Parsonage needed to go and visit
her parents. This necessitated her
being away for five days. In her ab-
sence, I was in charge. As they say, I
was the chief cook and bottle washer.
Unfortunately, I did not know the
proper way of cooking a chief or if it
was legal, and there were no bottles
around for me to wash. In her ab-
sence, I would have to do a lot of im-
provising but I did not think I needed
to bother her with such trivial infor-
mation while she was packing.
Finally, she was off and I, as they
say, was on.
The first thing I did was evaluate
my situation and formulate a game
plan. After all, I was in charge. I
wanted to make sure I got the most
out of every hour. I hate waste, and I
hate wasting time. I fully intended to
use the time at my disposal for my
greatest pleasure.
After several moments of this, I was
exhausted, got a soda from the refrig-
erator, went to the back porch and re-
clined on my lounge chair. I would
unwind and think through the things I
wanted to do in her absence.
I was finding out that this being in
charge is rather hard work There-
fore, a nap was in order. I smiled as I
leaned back and allowed my body to
relax. It felt wonderful. A nap before
lunchtime was something unheard of
when You Know Who was in charge.
Now that I am in charge, a nap is
whenever I want to take it. This being
in charge has real advantage.
I made it through the first day. Look-
ing back, I am not quite sure how I did
Late in the afternoon, I had come
up with an excellent plan for my
evening arrangements. I plan to party
the evening away until the wee hours
of the morning. No curfew tonight. I
would let down my hair, what hair I
had, and throw caution to the wind.
Look out wind. Tonight would be the
beginning of my free-for-all. The re-
frigerator was well stocked with good-
ies, and I had a plan. I love it when a
plan comes together.
My intentions were to stay up until the
wee hours of the morning. Along about 11
o'clock my eyes became so heavy I could

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The State Board of Educa-
tion granted approval in
March 2009.
A Bachelor of Science in
Early Childhood Education
- Pre-K through Grade 3 will
be offered beginning in Au-
gust 2011 pending final ap-
proval by the Florida
Department of Education for
Early Childhood Education
For 16 years, CF has pro-
vided access to baccalaure-
ate degree programs through
university partnerships. Ap-
proximately half of the insti-
tutions in the Florida College
System are now offering.
The Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools Com-
mission on Colleges is the re-
gional body for the
accreditation of degree-
granting higher education in-
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tapes, "no pain, no gain?"
It seems that it just maybe.
We're encouraged to go
about our task with all our
might, not half-heartly.
Next time I'm out pulling


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Anticipate different
needs your family has and
develop a plan to take care
of those needs. Do you

Mobile Pet
By Trish
Triple Crown

Don Sturgal scooted along on his scooter during the Ocala Palms Fourth of July golf
cart parade Sunday afternoon. In the golf cart was his wife, Sharon,and her mother,
Virginia Gibbs.

weeds, I'll have to remem-
ber to use all my might.
From time to time, I've
seen messages on e-mail
that don't seem appropri-
ate. There was a city of
Ocala employee who had
lines from a Corona com-
mercial on the bottom of
his e-mail. Those lines are
gone now.
There's an employee in

need to get some extra pre-
scription drugs and can
you get them if need be?
What about the family
pet? Do you need anything
extra there?
What happens to your
pet if you have to vacate
your home because you
have no roof?
Check over your insur-

the sheriff's office who
concludes their e-mails
with this line, "Christ has
not only spoken to us by
His life, He has also spo-
ken for us by His death."
Although I am in totally
agreement with those sen-
timents, I don't believe it
should be posted on an e-
mail coming from a county

ance paperwork, is your
coverage right for your
Besides taking care of
your physical needs, con-
sider the social needs of
our family With no televi-
sion, computers and Wii
how will you entertain
your family?
Stock up on a few card

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In the case of govern-
ment business, tag lines
should only promote the
job not your personal feel-
Going back to Eccele-
sisates, this time to Chap-
ter 3 1 There is a time
for everything, and a sea-
son for every activity under

games and board games to
help pass the time and
keep everyone's minds off
what's going on outside.
There are times in life
when everyone must sim-
ply make the best of a bad
situation hurricanes are
one of those times. Being
prepared for the worst will
lessen the burden.


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hardly keep them open. I
grabbed a soda and an-
other apple fritter and
went to bed. I would do
something not permitted
under normal circum-
stances; I would have a
snack in bed while watch-
ing television.
I do not know what hap-
pened. Maybe it was all the
apple fritters I had, but the
next thing I knew the sun
was coming through the
window and it was morn-
ing. Whatever happened to
my all night party?
There on my nightstand
was a half-empty can of
soda and a partially eaten
apple fritter. I then smelled
something I have never
smelled before. I sniffed,
but I could not identify the
strange odor I sniffed
again, but no better luck.
No matter how much I
sniffed, it was always the
Every morning when I
get up I smell freshly
brewed coffee floating in
from the kitchen area.
Now, for some strange rea-
son, I smelled no such
smell. The morning air was
bankrupt of any delicious
aroma that I could identify
I walked into the kitchen
and there was the coffee
pot where it was supposed
to be, but to my chagrin, no
coffee was brewing. I can-
not understand that be-
cause every morning I
wake up to the smell of
fresh brewed coffee. There
is no better way to get up in
the morning than that. The
best way to start every
morning is with a nice hot
cup of coffee.
For as long as I can re-
member, I have always en-

joyed the morning fra-
grance of freshly brewed
coffee. Why should today
be any different?
It then dawned upon me.
I did not fix the coffee pot
the night before, like my
wife always does. That was
just the beginning. Where
were my eggs over easy,
bacon, fresh biscuits and
gravy? I always have that
for breakfast. I looked in
the refrigerator and saw
them in their natural habi-
tat, which was raw.
I sighed deeply and said
to myself, "Where in the
world is my breakfast?"
And myself replied, "Silly,
you have to make it your-
Well, I had a real good
talking to myself. Then, I
do not know how it hap-
pened, but I heard my wife
talking. Out of my mouth
came her words that I have
heard a thousand times be-
fore, "Breakfast does not
make itself." In that brief
moment, I had become my
wife, which was not my in-
The only area where per-
sonal work does not count
is in salvation. The apostle
Paul writes, "For by grace
are ye saved through faith;
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God: Not of
works, lest any man should
boast" (Ephesians 2:8-9
God does not intend for
us to save ourselves. His
full attention is our com-
plete salvation, and God is
always as good as His
The Rev James L. Sny-
der is pastor of the Family
of God Fellowship, 1471
Pine Road, Ocala, FL
34472. He lives with his
wife, Martha, in Silver
Springs Shores. Call him at
352-687-4240 or e-mail
jam essnyder2@a tt. net.
The church website is

p rneOr'i? Pimng yoIu vive-atR f good health, Ocala Health System offers-a variety "
of free classes addressing your health needs and concerns. At Ocala Health System, we are
not just focused on your health, we are focused on you.

SThe Mind-Body
July 9 2:00pm
Discover how powerful our thoughts
are and the influence mind has over
physical body. This interactive and
life-changing program will demonstrate the connection
between mind and body and how thoughts can control
quality of life. Presented by Terrie Hardison, Executive
Director, Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance.

July 20 2:00pm
Are you confused about which blood
glucose monitor to use for
management of your diabetes? Due
to the number of available monitors, Ryan Borger,
Medical Representative, Abbott Diabetes Care, will
discuss the various blood glucose monitors, review
techniques for testing, and methods of coding to help
improve your knowledge of monitors and testing
techniques to achieve better diabetes control.

eAlzheimer's and
Dementia: The
July 16 2:00pm
This program will give insight into the
different reasons for dementia. There
will be several very interesting photos of a normal
brain versus an Alzheimer's brain as well as a brain
affected by stroke. Presented by Terrie Hardison,
Executive Director, Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance.

E Health Screenings
July 22 2:00pm
H2U, Health 2 You, is an
organization that focuses on the
unique health needs of adults and
their families. Free heart health,
balance, memory, and diabetic foot screenings
will be offered at West Marion Community
Hospital, Medical Office Building Corridor, 4600
SW 46th Court.


9850 SW 84th Court, Suite 500
The Friendship Commons
Please register by calling


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Vacation Bible School programs set

Heroes from the
Bible focus of VBS
Welcome to Hero Head-
quarters at Christ's Church
of Marion County. Excite-
ment and skill-building await
as kids, ages 2 to 12, sign up
for super challenges and
learning. Each day consists
of participation in group
music, drama, snacks, fun
and introductions to amazing
heroes from the Bible. After
daily activities attendees will
gather together to review, be
encouraged and challenged
to join forces with God.
Do not let the kids miss
this exciting, challenging,
super-fun VBS program. All
kids are invited; get them
ready to be heroes-in-
training today! The dates are
July 12 through 16, 6 to 8 p.m.
Pre-registration is requested Volunteers during Vacation Bible School at the Ocala West United Methodist Church include, left to right, front row, Marty Houldsworth, Mar-
vin Jackson, Joan Borasell, Sharon Jackson, Sallie Thompson and Janice Jones. Back row, same order, are Preston McGregor, Gary Laird and
Carol Adams.


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If you have sensitive
teeth, you are not alone. It is
estimated that 40 million
Americans share your
discomfort. Fortunately, the
cause of most cases of tooth
sensitivity has been
identified, and the cure may
be as easy as modifying your
toothbrushing technique.
According to a nationwide
survey of 700 dentists,
aggressive brushing and
acidic foods and beverages
are the lending culprits when
it comes to tooth sensitivity,
which results from nerve
irritation. Other contributing
factors include the use of
certain toothpastes,
mouthwashes, and tooth
whitening products, as well
as cracked teeth, bulimia,
and acid reflux disease. A
switch to a desensitizing
toothpaste and a toothbrush
with softer bristles usually
helps relive the problem.
Are your teeth sensitive?
Our goal is to provide
optimal and comprehensive
care to all out patients. We
are confident that you will
notice the J.litt!!crc At the
office of MARK E.
integrate cutting edge
philosophies, technology and
techniques with the proven
expertise that comes with a
commitment to continuing
education and a passion for
excellence. Please call us at
352-489-5071 to schedule an
appointment. We're located
at 11902 Illinois Street,
where we are dedicated to
saving and restoring your
teeth and helping you look
your best. We're "Dedicated
to Excellent Dentistry."
P.S. If you drink acidic
soft drinks and fruit juices,
avoid brushing your teeth
immediately after drinking,
when enamel is most


by June 30. Registration
forms can be e-mailed or
faxed or you can pre-register
by phone.
Christ Church of Marion
County is located at 6768 S.W
80th Street, Ocala, 34476.
Contact: (352)861-6182 or
info@CCOMC.org or see the
website at www.CCOMC.org.
VPS expands to
include more students
Children from K-5 and up
are invited Christ the King
and Living Water Churches,
July 12 through 16 for Vaca-
tion Bible School.
Classes run from 8:30 a.m.
to noon and go back to Gene-
sis and the time of pyramids,

Israelites, slavery, Pharaoh
and Egyptian's in Cana. Les-
sons will offer the opportu-
nity to learn about God's
message through Joseph.
Fun includes pampering,
hair braids for the girls, and
A special session has been
planned for seventh and
eighth graders too.
Sessions will be held at
3801 N. U.S. Hwy 441, Ocala.
For more info call 351-9727.

Gather at Baobab
Tree for VBS
It's time to register for the
Baobab Blast. All children
from kindergarten through
5th grade are invited to at-
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tend VBS on July 19 through
23 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Baobab is a gigantic tree
grown on the African Savan-
nah. It can grow to 98 feet tall
and 36 inches wide. The tree
provides foliage, fruit and
bark basic life needs for
many creatures. It serves as

Rev. Milton Smith was the
prophet Elijah during one
evening of Vacation Bible
School at St. John's United
Methodist Church.

a meeting place for people to
gather it is a symbol of
Through music, art proj-
ects, games and bible stories
the children will understand
how to build nurturing rela-
tionships with God, family
and others. Under the im-
pressive Baobab tree the
children will have the oppor-
tunity to hear the Word, be
amazed at God's wildlife cre-
ations while being part of a
supportive community.
Registration begins Tues-
day, June 1 through June 30
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
church office. The fee for the
week is $12 per child. Schol-
arships are available.
Joy Lutheran Church is lo-
cated at 705 S.W 83rd Place
at S.R. 200, Ocala. For more
information call the church
office at 352-854-4509 ext.
Egypt topic of
VBS program
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Methodist Church, 1839 NE 8


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Ave./Rd., Ocala is having VBS
on July 26-30 from 5 to 8 p.m.
The subject is Egypt,
Joseph's Journey from
Prison to Palace. This pro-
gram is designed for fun and
includes snacks, games,
crafts and lots of activities.
Parents are welcome to at-
tend. Please call 352-6224475
to pre-register.

Traveling program
brings program to
Kids' excitement about
being free from school
tends to wane about a
month after school lets out.
Then boredom sets in.
Luckily, summertime bore-
dom can at least be par-
tially fixed with Marion
County Parks and Recre-
ation Department's ongo-
ing and free "R.O.C.K."
Designed to provide
recreational opportunities
for kids living in under-
served areas, R.O.C.K. is a
mobile program that goes
to different locations and
offers children ages 6 to 11
a variety of activities, in-
cluding: sports, games, arts
and crafts, theme days and
special outings. The pro-
gram started at its first lo-
cation in April and is
continuing through Sep-
tember. If the program re-
ceives enough interest,
Parks officials would like
to extend it into a yearlong
program. Parks and Recre-
ation runs the program
with funding from the Mar-
ion County Sheriff's Office.
Parks staff supervise all ac-
To participate in the fun,
residents can go to the
Reddick-Collier Elemen-
tary School (4595 W. High-
way 316) on the first and
third Saturday of each
month or to Ocala Park Es-
tates' Agape Baptist
Church (6200 NW 50th Ave.,
Ocala) on the second Satur-
day of each month. Each
program runs from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
For more information or
to register, contact Marion
County Parks and Recre-
ation at 352-671-8560 or e-
mail Parks staff member
Cathy Norris at cathy.nor-

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There were about 20 entries in the annual golf cart pa-
rade at Ocala Palms. Helen Price and Dick Johnson are
ready to roll.

Mel and Evelyn Andrews
wore red,white and blue at
the picnic at Foxwood
Farms July 3.

Pen and Eva Littleton, mar-
ried for 59 years, attends
the Foxwood Farms picnic.

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Bob Duby and his granddaughter Olivia show their spirit during the Ocala Palms golf
cart parade.

Those parading in the Ocala Palms golf cart parade in-
cludes Sue and Warren Grund.

There was plenty of good food at the Fairfield Village picnic on the Fourth in their

Grill duty at Foxwood Farms went to Gary Metcalf, front,
and Jim Oliver, back.

And so did Fairfield Village
resident, Linda Ford.

Jan Montgomery and her dog Rosie, along with Verna
Newman were in the parade

Rose Warren and daughter Carol Pellett enjoy the Fourth
of July golf cart parade in Ocala Palms.

Mary Lou and Craig Cot-
ton are also ready to roll
in the golf cart parade at
Ocala Palms,July4.

Ethan Withington, grand-
son of Fairfield Village res-
idents, Gilbert and
Deborah LeFort.

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Guest vocalist for
band concert
Members ofthe Kingdom of
the Sun Band invites you to
our annual "By Request" con-
cert on Saturday, July 10 at 2
p.m. and Sunday, July 11 at 3
p.m., at the Marion Technical
Institute, (formerly Forest
High), 1614 Ft King St, Ocala.
The concert will feature
guest vocalist David Delk who
has previously performed
with the band. David has per-
formed in the Mississippi
Gulf Coast Musical Theatre
for over 30 years and was the
recipient ofthe Best Support-
ing Actor award from the Mis-
sissippi Theatre Association.
Musical selections in-
clude: Bring Him Home,
John Williams' Evening at
the Pops, Woody Herman in
Concert, Cole Porter Classics,
and a Phantom of the Opera
Medley, among others. All
performances are free and
open to the public. For more
information, please call 624-
9291 or visit www.kingdo-
NARFE to meet
for July 14 lunch
National Association of
Retired Federal Employees
luncheon is July 14 at noon.
It will be held at the Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 4209,
4805 N.E. 36th Ave. Ocala.
Tickets are only $5 and in-
cludes food, drink and
desert, always a door prize.
Latest news and views of
the federal retired and active
employees in the Marion
County area, pending legisla-
tion that may cut into your fi-
nancial resources and other
topics you need to know. Call
Harriett or Lawrence at 352-
867-0117 for more information.
Take a class this
summer at OTOW
The summer schedule for
July, August and September
lists 178 learning opportunities
for the Master the Possibilities
life-time learning program at
On Top ofthe World.
Even though classes are of-

fered in the educational
building at On Top of the
World classes aren't limited
to OTOW residents only
Classes are open to the
public too.
Check on line at mas-
terthepossibilities.com to
find out if there's a class that
piques your interest. Follow
the "class schedule" link to
see the complete listings.
Registration for the classes is
also available on line.
Printed copies of the
schedule is available at the
Master the Possibilities
building, Circle Square Com-
mons, On Top of the World,
8409 S.W 80th St. Ocala.
For more information call
Congressman's challenger
to speak to OP club
The August primary elec-
tion presents a challenge to
long term incumbent, Rep.
Steams. The challenger, Don
Browning, is the featured
speaker for the Republican
Club of Ocala Palms when
they meet on July 20 at 7 p.m.
Mr. Browning refers to him-
self as a Republican Anti-es-
tablishment Candidate who
believes, "Government is out

of control. Wasteful Spending
is out of control. Let's Break
up the Washington Fraternity.
America needs fresh Patri-
ots." For your convenience,
voter registration cards will
be available at the meeting;
you may register to vote for
the first time or change your
party affiliation. Light re-
freshments will be served. All
Ocala Palms residents, club
members or not, are welcome
and encouraged to partici-
pate in the meetings.
Motown Magic
to sing faves
You'll be "dancin' in the
streets" when Motown Magic
thrills with their sound and
electric performance. Hear
favorites made famous by:
Aretha Franklin, The Four
Tops, Smokey Robinson, Otis
Redding, Dionne Warwick,
Marvin Gaye and more. Tick-
ets start at $18.
Don't miss this incredible
night of high energy enter-
tainment on Saturday, July 17
at 7 pm at the Circle Square
Cultural Center located at
8395 S.W 80th St, Ocala. For
more information visit:
or call 352-854-3670.

Ocala Palms resident Nick Keller looks over the selection
of cakes offered to those winning the cake walk. He was
one of the numerous winners.

Uncle Sam step aside for Ocala Palms own Uncle SamJoeSchrempp and wifeSteph.
Uncle Sam step aslde for Ocala Palm's own Uncle Sam,Joe Schrempp and wife, Steph.



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Rite II 8:50 & 11:15 am
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invited to enjoy the Appleton
Museum's temporary exhibi-
tions, "Appleton Biennial
2010: Florida Installation
Art" and "American Masters
from the Collection of John
and Jean Wilkinson." The
museum also features exten-
sive permanent collections of
European, American and
Contemporary art, plus
Asian, African and pre-
Columbian artifacts and an-
tiquities. The Appleton
Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Tuesday through Satur-
days, noon to 5 p.m. on Sun-
days and closed on Mondays.
A 12-month membership is
available for $25 for seniors
55 and over, $30 for adults 18
and over, $40 for two seniors
over age 55, $50 for a family
of two adults and any chil-
dren under age 18, and $15
for all college students and
current or retired educators.
Owned and operated by Col-
lege of Central Florida, the
Appleton Museum of Art is
located at 4333 E. Silver
Springs Blvd., Ocala, east of
downtown on SR40 (exit 352
east off 1-75 or exit 268 west
off 1-95). For information call
the Appleton Museum of Art
at 352-291-4455.

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