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    that the lagoon was so polluted, nobody would swim in it. In fact, the five counties bordering the 156 miles of the lagoon could suffer extreme economic loss. If tourists don’t come to visit the area, then the beach-side shops will certainly decrease in number, leaving more people without a job. Have you ever been outside during season (mainly early January through late March)? The snowbirds (people that come down to Florida to wait out the winter) are all over the place. They make up for a large amount

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    Okeechobee County

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    Okeechobee County Okeechobee County was created in 1917 from Osceola, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie Counties. It is positioned in south central Florida, just west of the Fort Pierce region and is named for the great lake that it surrounds. The chief industry is agriculture, and the farms generate a huge amount of winter vegetables due to the natural soils of the county. Beside agriculture and dairying, Okeechobee County has a very little industry of any kind. The county is home

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    Shelter Volunteer

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    Shelter Volunteer of the Year-Mark & Shelly Jones • The Jones have been volunteering at the Shelter for about two and half years. They relocated from Utah to Florida three years ago. Every Tuesday they go to the Shelter like clockwork to clean, do laundry, help with meals, and do whatever is needed to be done that day. They also spend their time entertaining the children with activities. Village Volunteer of the Year—David Huber • David began volunteering in early 2016 at the Village after being

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    river city: Jacksonville, Florida

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    Growing up in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, was the greatest childhood experience I could ever hope for. I was born into the same fruitful city that I was brought up in. Despite Jacksonville, Florida, being the largest city land area size in the lower forty-eight states. It provided me a feel of city life, while at the same time providing me with the slow pace of country life. It was a city of multiple personalities, Jacksonville held so many opportunities for so many different experiences,

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    Autobiography

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    I was born on a hot summer day in Deland, Florida. I was raised in Seville, Florida which is a very small county style town. I attended Seville Public School from K-6 grade. Seville Public school was a very small school with great teachers. One of the teachers was Mrs. Stevenson who was a third grade teacher; Mrs. Stevenson inspired me to become a teacher. Her students were always first and she made learning fun. One day I will be a great teacher has Mrs. Stevenson. My name is Nancy Perez. I was

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    Performance Appraisals and Phrases for Dummies (2009), Ken Lloyd discusses a variety of models that organizations can use but he emphasizes the key to any successful appraisal system is that should be as unique to the corporation as possible. Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) recently implemented a new evaluation model. The newly adopted model aims to be holistic in nature and includes several of the tools mentioned by Lloyd (employee self-appraisal, journaling, and paired comparison analysis and

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    The Heat in Sunshine

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    It must have been a hundred degrees when we arrived in Florida. I took off my shirt and used it as a towel to wipe the perspiration off my face. How do Floridians live in this heat? How am I going to live in this heat? Those postcards I’ve seen of people in bathing suits at Daytona Beach must be true because it’s too hot to wear regular clothes. “As soon as we stop, I’m going to cut these pants and make them into shorts,” Big Al said. LeAnn smiled warmly at Big Al, and flirted with well-placed

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    The Consequences of Hurricane Charley

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    occurred during the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. In the United States Hurricane Charley first impacted the state of Florida. “Hurricane Charley made landfall on the southwest coast of Florida new Cayo Costa, just west of Ft. Myers around 3:45 p.m. EDT on August 13, with maximum sustained surface winds near 150 mph.” (Johnson) Hurricane Charley continued to travel across the Florida peninsula. Hurricane Charley traveled into the Atlantic Ocean and turned towards the north and again made landfall

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    The Cattle King of Florida

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    The Cattle King of Florida Francis Asbury Hendry was commonly referred to as “Berry” and was known as the “Father of Fort Myers.” He was a Mason and a member of the Methodist Church. He spent many years serving in the State Senate and in the House of Representatives. As a soldier, statesman, and cattleman; Captain Francis Asbury Hendry was a strong historical figure who accomplished a lot in life. Berry was born about 18 miles from Thomasville, Georgia on November 19, 1833. His parents were James

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    Hospitality Tourism

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    Hospitality Tourism Brevard County is a nice place to visit for the sun, surf, and sand. In addition to the beautiful beaches of Brevard there are other attractions tourists to the area frequent. Such attractions consist of the Kennedy Space Center, Ron Johns Surf Shop, the Astronaut Hall of Fame, the Ace of Hearts Ranch, the Sebastian Inlet and Reserve, the famous Wednesday night Jamaican-Me-Crazy night at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Oceanfront, Cape Canaveral Cruise lines, Cocoa Expo Sports

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