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  • 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

Pine Island Teens Succeed (PITS) is off and running

ATTENTION ALL TEENS. Don’t get bored this summer.
Pine Island Teens Succeed (PITS) is off and running with a new schedule of events for middle and high school students from the island.

Our next event will be on Saturday, June 18th. We will be going to a Breakfast Bowl at Coral Lanes. The cost is $12.00 per person and will include 3 games of bowling, shoes and breakfast. We would meet at the Beacon by 11:15 if that time is correct. For more information & to sign up, please stop by the library and see Ms. Tonya.

Next on the agenda is GAMING NIGHT at the Beacon Tuesday, June 21st at 6:30 – 8:00. Here teens can play their favorite games on computers supplied by the Beacon. Snacks will be available and it will be a fun way to start the summer. No need to pre-register.

We have already enjoyed a cookout and flag football at the Beacon and we would like to thank the Kiwanis Club, Pine Island Feed & Garden, Coast Connection, and Winn Dixie for their generous donations and continuing support of our kids.

Alan & Cindy Bickford kindly shared their musical talents with us last Tuesday night. Alan demonstrated how to play some simple chords on the guitar and explained how he goes about writing his own songs. He played several originals accompanied by Cindy, who sang along beautifully. We hope they’ll join us again in the future so more kids can learn how to make their own music.(Alan Bickford kindly shared their musical talents)

Other events in the works are: skating, boating, movies, sports cooking and more. Get involved so you will know what is happening.

If you are an adult who would like to volunteer your time or talents with our island kids, please contact Dave Bradley at 707-9909.

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Volunteers Needed to Help With Youth Group

We are on for a meeting tomorrow night Tuesday, June 28th 6:30PM at the Beacon of Hope Building. We have 3 teens lined up to join us. Lets encourage any good candidates for volunteers to join us as well.

Respectfully yours,
Patricia (Trish) Waite

 

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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