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Little Known Facts

  • Temp Extremes on Earth's surface on 7-20-2016!
    These ARE "everyday" & NOT Record Temps!
    Iraq: 126deg. F.
    Antartica: -91deg. F.
    217 deg. spread
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  • Sea Levels in Pineland have NOT gone up 1 inch in
    50 years - But
    the Atlantic Ocean,
    150 miles away
    has risen 3 feet?
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  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
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  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
    10-31-16; Wall
    Street Journal,
    1 Doz. eggs, $150
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In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory 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: Climate Change "Consensus" a Fallacy
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion
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17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

Free Food Fridays

07/30/2010 4:00 pm

The Free Food Friday program will be held at

The Beacon of H.O.P.E. Organization.
Located at 5465 NW Pine Island Road, just east of the Center.
4pm - 6pm
July 30th.

The Salvation Army will be out feeding children and families who are hungry or without food.   The Free Food Fridays is collaboration between community partners such as:   The United Way,  Salvation Army,  Harry Chapin Food Bank,  Lee County Schools and Beacon of H.O.P.E.

Many of our communities are still experiencing the effects of a struggling economy.    Unemployed and under employed is still on the rise, also the oil spill is effecting the summer ecomony.    During the school year, here on Pine Island a high percentage of the kids are enrolled in the free or reduced lunch programs.    Now that school is out,   these families have to stretch their grocery dollars even farther.     Having to buy more food for lunch which was covered by the Lee County School system.     This summer feeding program will give assistance to families who have children in the Lee County School system.     Over 67% of Lee County students are on the free or reduced meal plan.     Over thirty Lee County schools have over 80% of their students on the free or reduced meal plan. 

For more information abut services provided by the Beacon call 283-5123

 

 

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Items of Note

  • NOW! 4th of July, 2017 -- Here for 4th of July, 2017 Parade video
  • ClamJamSWFL Video video link
  • 4th of July, 2016- Here for 4th of July, 2016 Parade video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago

Relevant Quotes

In 10,000 years no one ever sacrificed their arms, their legs, their family or their life for "progress."

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