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NAPLES DAILY NEWS Bonita Republican Women Discuss Bicentennial Plans By KAY SMITH Bonita Bureau BONITA SPRINGS - A joint Republican Club Bicentennial project was discussed at the Tuesday afternoon meeting of the Bonita Springs Woman's Republican Club in the Community Community Hall. Alan I.iles, co-owner of the Garden Corner, a local landscaping landscaping and garden supply business, business, presented a sketch plan he had drawn at the request of Josephine "Jo" Harper, club p r e s i d e n t , of the proposed development of the picnic area at the community park on West Terry Street. The club, in conjunction with the Republican Club of Bonita Springs, has made the development of t h i s area, located north of the lake, its B i c e n t e n n i a l project, Kay Graham, vice president and presiding officer told the membership. "Our purpose today is to approve approve the plan and then pass it United Fund To Seek $10,000 in Immokalee IMMOKALEE - The goal of the Immokalee United Fund campaign, scheduled to begin Friday, has been set at $10,000, Chairman Florence Jelks announced Tuesday. Mrs. Jelks said she and the six-member task force met earlier this week to decide on the goal. Gary Heath, presdent of Gulf Federal Savings, is cochairman cochairman of the business division, and William Price, president of the First National Bank of Immokalee and 'the Florida State Bankers Assoc- Marine Patrol Arrests Boater BONITA SPRINGS - A boat operator was arrested and two stranded youths were rescued as the result of a coastal surveillance surveillance conducted by a Lee County sheriff's helicopter unit in conjunction with the Florida Marine Patrol, a spokesman for Sheriff Frank Wanicka said Tuesday. bottom of the craft. The deputies deputies rendered assistance to the stranded youths, the spokesman spokesman said. This type of operation will be continued as a coastal area protection measure in conjunction conjunction with the Florida Marine Marine Patrol, according to the Sheriff's department. iation is chairman of the agriculture division. The remainder of the task force is composed of Audrey Johnson, the Rev. Harold Reece, Clayton Hodge, Charles Dysert and Mrs. Omar Kiser, secretary. Mrs. Jelks said a large thermometer will be constructed constructed Friday in front of the courthouse "so the citizens can watch us reach our goal." The task force will send letters letters to area businesses Friday, notifying them of the campaign. campaign. Mrs. Jelks said the committee counted 180 businesses businesses - excluding agribusinesses agribusinesses - in Immokalee. "If they all give their fair share," she explained, "I don't see any reason why we can't meet our goal." A house-to-house fund drive will begin in three to four weeks, she said. along to the Bonita S p r i n g s Parks Advisory Committee," she said. "That committee will then pass it along to Larry Gnagey, director of Lee County Community Services Division. As soon as he gives his permission, permission, the project can go forward." Blanche Emmons, c l u b secretary, said t h a t Gnagey. has been i n f o r m e d of the Republican Clubs' plans for the development of the picnic area. "He is very much in favor of our project and has promised his full cooperation," she said. Liles told the club members that he will donate this time and services to the project, and any trees and plants purchased from his business will be supplied supplied at cost, he said. Mrs. Graham said that the cost of the development undoubtedly undoubtedly w i l l be much too high for the two Republican clubs to finance entirely, but was confident other local clubs and organizations will join in this "worthy community project." W»d., Nov. 5, 1975 3B 3 Dade Mayors Re-Elected M I A M I ( U P l ) - mayors Maurice Ferre. Harold Ros't-n and Dale Benneltwere all easily re-elected to office in Dade County's three municipal elections Tuesday. Ferre won a second term as city of Miami mayor by trouncing his opponent, former youth councilor Peter N. Williams. 22,470 to 4,037. Rosen defeated two opponents at Miami Beach. He had 16.332 to 3,493 for Edith Broida and 1,489 for Nina Herbert. Bennett had 12.389 votes of 20,000 votes cast to trounce four challengers in Hialeah. HAPPY MAN - Bud Kirk came down from New England, married a niece of the famed Tommie Barfield, became a self-taught archaeologist archaeologist and naturalist and" delved into all sorts of civic activities. Recently he did a Photo by Weltiel little philosophic meditation and decided happiness was catching fish. Here he is at Goodland Marina with a huge catch of tasty mullet and a blissful smile. "This," said Kirk, "is what I really came down here for." 'CHARGE' MOST CLASSIFIED ADS CALL US AT WED., THURS., FRI., SAT. OPEN DAILY 9-9; SUNDAYS VERSATILE PRINTED RAGLAN-SLEEVE

Clipped from The Naples Daily News05 Nov 1975, WedPage 17

The Naples Daily News (Naples, Florida)05 Nov 1975, WedPage 17
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