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VOL. 28, NO. 14 The Area’s Premium Community Paper 316 NW 5th St. Okeechobee, FL 34972

(863)763-7283

WEDNESDAY April 2, 2014 thru April 8, 2014

The Area’s Largest Circulation Publication

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BUSINESS SERVICES

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

RICK’S DO ALL SERVICES — screen enclosure repair & screen replacement. Senior citizen discount. No job too small, I do it all. Call 863261-3645 LIC. #1500

GO-GO ELITE TRAVLER — as new, handicap scooter, portable, $500.00. Will take guns in trade. Call 863-447-5915

COMMUNITY NOTICES AMERICAN LEGION POST 64 — 501 SE 2nd St. April 4th, 5-9pm, variety music duo/band, Sax on the Beach. Steak dinner, 4-?, $12.00 donation. For more information call 863-763-5309

FOSTER GRANDPARENTS — if you would like information about becoming a Foster Grandparent to mentor young children in school, please call Sonia 772-828-1064

DONATIONS NEEDED — Tax deductible. Items needed for Okeechobee Rehab Facility’s Thrift Store. We can pick-up if needed. Please help our disabled adults in our community. Call Sid Estrada 863-610-0515 or Bryant Culpepper 863801-4097. Your support is greatly appreciated.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET — is available in your area! Call now for a FREE installation! Florida TotalCom 888-8018853 Se habla espanol

THE PENNYSAVER CALL 863-763-7283 WIDOW & WIDOWERS SUPPORT GROUP — meets every Tuesday at 7:30am at The Lodge on the Lake. For more info call Darlene, 863-467-5351 FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES # 4137 — every Tuesday, bar bingo, 1pm, every Wednesday, bingo, 5:30pm, every Sat. card bingo 5:30pm. The public is welcome to all. Fri. April 4th, 5:30-9pm we will be serving our steak dinner, 16 oz. rib-eye, baked or sweet potato, salad, garlic bread & dessert. Entertainment will be provided by Wayne Pervis from 7-11pm. All proceeds go to support charities of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Come enjoy great food, entertainment & great people! Yard sale & bake sale, April 13th. Donations greatly appreciated! 9985 Hwy. 441 N. For more information call 863-763-2552

OKEECHOBEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH — Discovery Youth Program, 7pm8pm, on Wednesday’s. For more information call 863-763-3681 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY TO RECOVERY— Lack of transportation is one of the biggest challenges for thousands of cancer patients. We need volunteer drivers to help get patients to and from their life-saving treatments. To become a driver or learn more about the program please call 1-(800)-227-2345. *

PERSONALS TALL, SINCERE, DESCRETE — down to earth, semi-retired guy to meet sincere gals, couples for dining, travel, friendship, etc. Ft. Myers weekends, etc. Call 618-319-0642 THE PENNYSAVER CALL 863-763-7283 TO PLACE AD HERE!



RICK’S DO ALL SERVICES — pressure washing, tree trimming, canal & bank clearing. Call 863261-3645. LIC. # 1500 RICK’S DO ALL SERVICES — pump repair & water treatments, $50.00 service call, 24 hour service. Call 863261-3645. LIC #1500 DAY’S CLEANING — Okee’s Best. Call us for all your cleaning needs & more. Call 1-863-4481054 or 863-824-0123 WORK ALL DAY, TOO TIRED TO CLEAN — let me clean for you. Call me 401-741-0557 (Okeechobee area) HUGHSNET GEN4 — is available in your area! Call now to find out about internet, phone & TV bundles. Florida TotalCom 888-8018853 Se habla espanol GOLF CART BATTERIES — repairs, parts, service, and charger repairs. Will buy unwanted carts & chargers. Call Dan’s Golf Cart Repairs: 863-6100479 or 863-763-8318 DONATE YOUR CAR OR TRUCK — to Okeechobee Special Equestrian and get a tax deduction! Help Special Needs children call. (863) 393-3206.

NEED HIGH SPEED INTERNET — get HughsNet Internet & unlimited phone bundles, starting at $69.00. Call today. Florida TotalCom 888-8018853. Se habla espanol

thru 4/30/14 with this ad

WANTED: We buy estates, tool, house items, and furniture 863-6978906 or 863-634-7311

WANTED: — We buy estates, tools, house items, and furniture 863-6978906 or 863-634-7311

PETS BULL MASTIFF — beautiful dogs, large heads, big bones. Yorkies available at times. Call 863-261-3246

APARTMENTS APARTMENTS FOR RENT — Boardwalk Building, includes water & garbage, security deposit & 1st month. Call 863-801-9119

TILE/GROUT

600 SF MAX

12500

HOSPICE YARD SALE — Wed. & Thurs. April 2nd & 3rd, 8am-12pm, new & used items, clothing, furniture & collectables. 411 SE 4th St. 863-467-2321. Donations accepted daily

REAL LIFE CHILDREN’S RANCH YARD SALE — will be open every Wed.-Fri. 9am-2pm until further notice. Come out for great bargains. Donations needed. 7777 Hwy. 441 SE

WANTED TO B U Y

863-763-7774 CARPET “We Do Your AREA RUGS Dirty Work” TILE UPHOLSTERY $

BIG YARD SALE — 8am-4pm, Thurs. Fri. & Sat. April 3rd-5th. 1213 10th St. BHR

C O N C A N N O N FLOORING — carpet, laminate, in-stock vinyl, remnants, installation service, re-stretches. 126 SE Park St. 863-8240884 or 863-801-3767

ADRIANS CARPET CARE

3 ROOM SPECIAL

GARAGE SALES

UP TO

Cleaning 500 SF

19900

$

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Over 10 Miles Trip Fee May Apply

24 Hour Emergency Water Removal & Drying Service

BOATS

AUTOMOBILES

GRUMMAN — 16 ft. deep V, aluminum, 30 HP Johnson motor, trolling motor, nice, $2500.00. Will take guns in trade. Call 863-447-5915

2006 CADILLAC DTS — 4-door, V-8, loaded, power sunroof, 30 MPG highway, excellent condition, asking $6900.00. Call 607-583-7008

2008- 14 ft. TRACKER JOHN BOAT — 15HP Suzuki 4-stroke w/ trailer, asking $3800.00. Call 518-491-8772

2010 DODGE CARAVAN — 40,000 miles, new LE Goodyear tires, V-6, sliding doors, all fold up seats, $14,500.00, like new. Call 863-357-4604

2000 ALUMINUM DUAL AXLE BOAT TRAILER — 7000 GVW, up to 26 ft. boat, trailer in Okeechobee, $2200.00. Call 863-447-0166 1998 SEA ARK SUNSAVANA — aluminum hull, 23 ft. deck boat. DT-140 Suzuki, tandem axle trailer, electric trolling motor. Illinois boat, no salt, always stored inside. Can be seen at Lakeshore Marine, Inc. Hwy 441 Okeechobee GHEENOE — w/ 15HP Yamaha, live well, foot control trolling motor, battery charger & trailer, $2500.00. Call 863-634-6159 2003 RANGER — 521 Comanche 35th anniversary dual console, 2 new Talon anchors, 2 Garmin fish finders, new batteries, 250 Mercury XS, low hours, jack plates, Minn Kota trolling motor, Ranger trailer, new tires, $25,000.00. Call 812-499-0908

MOTORCYCLES 1987 HARLEY DAVIDSON ELECTROGLIDE — all stock, crash bars, lots of chrome, new SS, rebuilt engine, $4800.00/ offer. Call 863-467-6472

1996 DODGE 1500 PICKUP — 5.9 liter, $2800.00 obo. Call 863-634-0646

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE — 2005 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel, 33ft. w/ 3 slides, $14,000.00 obo. Call 863-467-0982 1998 38 FT. DUTCHSTAR MOTORHOME — 300 HP diesel, diesel generator, levelers, slide-out, one owner, $28,500.00. Call 863-610-1214

E M P L OY M E N T CUSTODIAN/ LABORER FOR FLORIDA TURNPIKE at Yeehaw Junction Pay Rate $9.27 per hour Call 561-741-4295 Mention “Calling about Yeehaw Custodian Ad”

CLASSIFIED DEADLINES FRIDAY at 3:00 p.m.


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RENTALS

RENTALS

1/1 RV — in waterfront park, $500.00 per month, includes electric & water. Call 863-467-1530

FOR RENT, RV LOT W/ COACH PORT— #265, Blue Cypress Golf & RV Resort, on the water, available immediately, $325.00 monthly W/ lease. Call 863-697-3132

FOR RENT — 1/1 MH, 15A/Rt 441, $177.50 per week + deposit, including electric, cable & water. Call 772-285-3264 FOR SALE OR RENT — 2/2 in Taylor Creek w/ dock & shed, $600.00 per month. Call 850-797-3675 TAYLOR CREEK CONDOMINIUMS — amenities include swimming pool, club house, tennis courts & access to lake, $625.00 per month, first & last. Call 863-447-0387 1/1 KRE — w/ shed, w/d, c/a/h, water, garbage & lawn service included, $500.00 per month, 1st, last & security, references needed. Call 863-4476437 or 863-467-1153 WATERFRONT IN BHR — nice, 3/2, large rooms, central air, 1 car garage, $900.00 per month plus security. 1147 4th St. Call 561-968-4018 MH’S & CABINS FOR RENT — 2/1&2, storage shed, boat storage, furnished $550-650.00, unfurnished $400.00$550.00. Must have good references. Call 502-8031876 or 502-682-2403. Okeechobee & Lakeport 2/1 MH IN TOWN — 1st, last, security, $450.00 per month, no pets. Call 863-763-6232 RV — furnished, $400.00 per month + security, water included. Call 863-634-4548 OWNER FINANCING TO QUALIFIED BUYER — $89,000.00. Or rent, 3 or 4 bedroom, 2 bath DWMH, car garage & Florida room, new A/C, Lakeport, renter must have checking account & renters insurance, $750.00 per month. Call 573-7188074 or 573-718-3624 1 & 3 BEDROOM — CBS homes for rent, no smokers & no pets. Call 863-697-6547 CONDO FOR RENT — 2/2, Oak Lake Villas, $850.00 per month, 1st, last & security required. Call 863-801-3133 D I R E C T V W / HUGHESNET — high speed internet & TV bundles. Call now for our spring specials. Florida TotalCom 888-8018853 Se habla espanol FOR LEASE OR SALE — 2/2 house in Seminole Cove, must be 55 or older, $650.00 monthly, plus utilities. Call 863-697-2522

2008 14X40 PARK MODEL — large covered dock on the water, 1/1 $750.00 per month, includes utilities. 2 BEDROOM COTTAGE— $750.00 per month, utilities included, semi-commercial. Call 863-4674576 or 772-349-8049

To Advertise In The Pennysaver Call 863-763-7283

REAL ESTATE MOBILE HOME PARK FOR SALE — 14 lots, good income, 7 acres, $399,000.00, 3605 NW 3rd St. Call 786-253-5072 FOR SALE/RENT LOT — Ancient Oaks, $23,000.00, wide street & storage building. Call 502-316-1380 HOUSE, 3/2 — mostly furnished, appliances, garage, on the water, quiet, metal roof, $300.00 lot rent, not a mobile home, reduced $22,500.00 obo. Call 863-467-7996 LOOKING FOR HIGH SPEED INTERNET?? — get HughesNet Gen4 TODAY! Starting at $49.00. Ask about our Easter Specials!! CALL NOW! Florida TotalCom 888-8018852 Se habla espanol

ALL ABOARD the

COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO EXPRESS!

Okeechobee Christian Academy’s 2014 FUN SHOOT 100 Target Sporting Clay Fun Shoot will be hosted at OK Corral Gun Club, Okeechobee, Fl. April 5, 2014 Registration opens at 8am Advance registration is recommended Lunch Sponsored By: Tin Fish Awards, Drawings, Food, Fun and Friendly Competition! Several Levels of Participation Are Available For more information or to request a registration form: Call Sarah (863) 634-2276 or Email 3krboys@glnail.com All proceeds to benefit Okeechobee Christian Academy aid with growth and education needs.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 64

BINGO Every Sunday Doors Open 5 p.m. Bingo Starts 6:30 pm

501 SE 2nd St. Okeechobee, FL

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bingo Bingo at Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Every Monday

Doors Open 5 p.m. Bingo at 7:00 p.m.

TRACKLESS TRAIN

All aboard the Cock-A-Doodle-Doo Express trackless train! A ride perfect for everyone from young kids to adults. Kids will love riding the trackless train as it chugs around taking them for a ride while it blows its whistle.

Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Reptile Show, Carnival Games, Fun Food and More!

Cock-A-Doodle-Doo www.Adoodle.com We Bring It To You! Call 561-676-4786

For more information please call

863-763-3727

See You There!

Okeechobee Moose

Bingo

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:00 P.M FRIDAY AFTERNOON 6:30 P.M. No Packets

Members & Guests 159 North West 36th Street

863-763-4954

April 6, 2014 Motorcycle Run

All Proceeds go to Assisting Crime Victims in the 19th Judicial Circuit (Treasure Coast)

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

9th Annual Ride for Rights! Raffle, Bike Show, Bike Games, and more Sponsored by: 19th Judicial Circuit Victims’ Rights Coalition Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office Style Studio Custom Motorcycles

$15 registration fee includes: Raffle ticket and BBQ Registration begins at 8:30am at the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office @ 4700 W. Midway Road, Fort Pierce, 34981

1,300 SQ. FT. OF COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE — $1100.00 per month, water included, triple net 1 year lease. Call 863-610-0618

City Park in Okeechobee (Just thru the intersection of SR 70 and US 441 on the left) Okeechobee, FL (Ride at your own risk)

TO ADVERTISE IN THE PENNYSAVER CALL 863-763-7283

For more info call: Wendy K. Holcombe @ (772) 878-1131 (CILO) Or Lane H. Frye @ (772) 462-1390 (SAO)

Kickstands up at 10 am, end ride at:


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BLUE CYPRESS GOLF & RV RESORT LOTS FROM $20,000 PARK MODELS & LOTS STARTING IN THE $50’s OWN YOUR LOT IN THIS FUN FRIENDLY RV RESORT WITH AMENITIES THAT INCLUDE: 9 HOLE PAR 3 GOLF COURSE •CLUBHOUSE •LINE DANCE LESSONS •PENTANQUE •PRIVATE FISHING LAKE •SWIMMING POOL •LOTS OF PLANNED ACTIVITIES LISTINGS CAN BE SEEN AT

BLUECYPRESSREALTY.COM

FOR RENTALS GO TO BLUECYPRESSRENTAL.COM or Contact SHERRY IVIE, Broker

BLUE CYPRESS REALTY

863-824-0010

Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events Mark the following date in your calendar. • The Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Power Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 7:00 AM and concluding at 9:00 AM at Brown Cow Sweetery. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your local business people and build lasting relationships in a professional environment. So don’t miss the opportunity, RSVP NOW via the Chamber calendar. • On April 8, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County and Community Development Outreach (CDO) will host a seminar on “Taking care of your financial future.” Some of the Topics that will be covered are Credit Review, Debit Reduction Education. There will be a cost of $7.00 which includes lunch. You must RSVP to (863) 467-6246 or go to www.okeechobeebusiness.com to register. • The Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Business After Hours on Tuesday April 29, 2014 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at OK Corral Gun Club located at 9449 NE 48th Street. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your local business people and build lasting relationships in a professional environment. So don’t miss the opportunity, RSVP NOW via the Chamber calendar. • Have you been considering starting a business, but getting it started feels overwhelming? Where do you start? How can you get started on the right path? We’ve assembled a team of area professionals to provide you necessary information for you to consider before starting a business. We’ll provide you information on permits, insurance, accounting, human resources, legal issues, web site and marketing. Join us on June 5 at 9 a.m. and determine if starting a business is right for you. Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce, 55 S. Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Please call Antoinette Rodriguez or Mariah Parriott at 863.467.6246 to RSVP! We encourage you to check out our community calendar at www.okeechobeebusiness.com for more events as they come available in the community and in the Chamber. Please remember to RSVP for each of the above events to reserve your spot. If you are interested in SPONSORING any of the Chamber events please contact Mariah @ 467-6246, Antoinette @ 561-718-0536 Or antoinette@okeechobeebusiness.com

Okeechobee Main Street Clip Board

By Sharie Turgeon, Executive Director

Okeechobee Main Street, Inc.

55 S. Parrott Ave 34972 Phone: 863-357-MAIN • www.okeechobeemainstreet.org New Members: Geechee Mon’s BBQ, Saundra Lynn HISTORIC COUNTY COURTHOUSE ART EXHIBIT - Main Street would like to invite everyone to the newest art exhibit “Country Life” at the Historic Courthouse on 2nd St. The exhibit is all local western artists. The exhibit is open from 9-5 Monday - Friday. Main Street will be hosting an artist reception in Mid April, stay tuned for date and time. WANTED: NEW BOARD MEMBERS Want to become involved in your community? We are looking for a few good people! If you are interested in becoming a member of our board please forward contact information and a short bio to info@okeechobeemainstreet.org for review. GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - Join Main Street at Golden Corral at noon on Wednesday April 16th. Voting for new board members and Main Street updates! Hope to see you there! Guardian Ad Litem - The Guardian ad Litem program is offering interested community members the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child in need by becoming a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) volunteer. The training program for accepted applicants to the GAL program of Florida’s 19th Circuit Judicial Court will be held on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day, at the Okeechobee Public Library, 206 SW 16th Street, Okeechobee. To apply to become a GAL volunteer and participate in the April training, or to learn more about the program, interested persons should contact Gail Griffith, Volunteer Recruiter, at 772-871-722 or 1866-341-1425; gail.griffith@gal.fl.gov; www.guardianadlitem.org.

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WELCOME GEECHEE MON’S BBQ to the Main Street family! Pit master Charles Harper introduces Carolina Style BBQ Tuesday - Sunday 11 - 9 at 104 SE 6th St. Phone: 863-357-0852. INTRODUCING BANDANAS AND BOWS PET TAXI-We are now offering pick up and delivery for your furry family member. We have just acquired a van that will work perfectly for pick up and delivery. This van has air conditioning throughout the entire cargo space and will easily transport your pet to the Salon and back home. We will pick up your pet during the hours of 7 am until 9 am and transport them to the Salon. You may either pick up your pet after the grooming is completed or we will deliver your baby to you after the work day is complete. We provide pet carriers or you may use your own. Call Mike at 863-623-7457 for more information and to schedule a spa day without the hassle of multiple trips to the Salon! HUMANE SOCIETY PET OF THE WEEK - Buddy, a Red Heeler mix, is a graduate of the SPIN program and available for adoption at Okeecobee Humane Society on US 98 N., next door to the Okeechobee Livestock Market. For information, contact Humane Socity/Pet Rescue at 863-357-1104. To see more available animals, go to www.petfinder.com. NEW SEARS HOMETOWN STORE ON ITS WAY - Local entrepreneurs, Greg and Nancy Karr of Okeechobee, were recently chosen by Sears Hometown & Outlet Store to own and operate their Sears Hometown Store in Okeechobee. The Karr’s are currently looking for suitable locations to operate. For more information on the requirements and/or the locations the Karr’s are currently considering, please contact, Garry Smith of Preferred Properties of Okeechobee at 863-532-9033.

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HEY PUP & KITTIES TOO! Doggie Fashions & Strollers COLLARS, TOYS & SO MUCH MORE ALL TREATS MADE IN THE USA ID TAGS ENGRAVED GREAT GIFTS FOR THE ANIMAL

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Drive Ways, Sidewalks, House Slabs, Patios, Curbs (all types), Stucco (skirting), Pool Decks. NO Job Too Small, Anything Concrete

BRASS & BREAM LIVE OR ARTIFICIAL SPECIALIZING IN BLUEGILL FLY FISHING Captain Ray Maimone Lake Okeechobee, FL 863-532-8301

LNW Professional Cleaning and Errand’s Cleaning, washing dishes and clothes, going grocery shopping and much more…No job too small! Locally Owned and Operated Reasonably Priced!!!

Lynne Price Realtor

Cell: 863-634-4250 lpriceokeechobee@comcast.net

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House Calls Available


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