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Little Known Facts

  • Gold's Value is NOT Going up. . .
  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2007 - $600+ oz.
    2009 - $1000+ oz.
    2010 - $1200+ oz.
    2011 -
       Jan. $1400+ oz.
       Apr. $1500+ oz.
       July $1600 oz.
       Aug. $1800+ oz.

    The Gold Story
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In 1757, Russian scholar, Mikhailo Lomonosov fathered the theory that crude oil originates from biological material. The Story
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Little Known Arab Facts
The Story
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The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
The Cell Story
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission data shows that when visits to doctors' offices and clinics are included, more than 17,000 children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Just statistically that would mean about 1700 would be considered serious. Unless a life was in danger, loss of limbs is not necessarily considered serious.

Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce Member Card Exchange

The Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Card Exchange is a networking event for members of the GPICC and guests.

Celebrating 10 Years of H.O.P.E.

Celebrating 10 Years of H.O.P.E.

Most Successful MangoMania in A Decade.

This year’s 2014 event started off with the singing of the National Anthem by "Trailer Park Barbie." Then the Pledge of Allegiance was recited with the colors being presented by Commander Frank Trauge

Pine Island Big Fin Shark Tournament 2014

Have you ever caught a bull shark bigger than 6'1? That's one of our past winners.

Fire Control District Election August 26, 2014

Of local interest is the vote on the millage increase for the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District.

The Ballot wording is as follows:

Pineland Post Office to Reduce Hours

Community meeting to be held July 30, 2014, 6 PM at Alden Pines Country Club at 14261 Clubhouse Dr, Bokeelia FL, 33922

Buchanan Reluctantly Supports Fire Millage Increase

As it turns out, the taxpayer cost of the proposed Pine Island Fire Department millage is much larger than I had previously understood. I have therefore changed my opinion.

Work Continues on GPICC Building After Stop Order Resolved

Lee County Division of Development Services post “STOP WORK NOTICE” on new Chamber Building.

Conceptual Plan for Pine Island Preserve

Mark Your Calendars

July 4th, 2014 - Tradition Continues

If you were going to be in the procession, Winn-Dixie parking lot was the place to be Friday morning, July 4th around 8 a.m. floats starting lining up bright and early that beautiful but hot morning.

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Items of Note

  • Now! 4th of July, 2014 - Here for 4th of July, 2014 Parade video
  • MangoMania 2013 Video - video link
  • 4th of July, 2013 - Here for 4th of July, 2013 Parade video
  • Check Out the exciting
    Taste of Pine Island video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago
  • Scholarships Awarded videos
    by the Greater Pine Island Kiwanis

Relevant Quotes

Speaking of Iran's crude nuclear bomb technology and inaccurate delivery systems, "If I were the (west bank) Palestinians, I'd be a little nervous." --John Wohlstetter, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute
  
"Goodbye, my beloved friend. A great voice falls silent. A great heart stops. " --Salman Rushdie (On the death of Christopher Hitchens, Dec.,16, 2011)

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."...."To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."-- Thomas Jefferson


"If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare… The powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America."--Alexander Hamilton:


“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." --Winston Churchill