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Wow! Where do I start? After reading Me/We: A Look at Gay Ocala in your July issue a whirlwind of emotions rose in my heart and spirit. I feel compelled to share my thoughts.
Taking part in the national pARTnership movement, the City of Ocala has paved the way through recent public and private partnerships in our community – from Save the Marion Theatre, the Feel Downtown Campaign, to the Power Plant, to the City Auditorium/Ocala Cultural Center – for local business and art to mutually benefit from each other.
Closed to U.S. travel for 50 years, Cuba’s door has been reopened in order to bridge a gap between the two estranged nations. Through their partnership with Chamber Explorations, the Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce was issued a special license by the Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), to authorize the registration of 18 guests for an exclusive insider’s look at Cuba.
The next Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell or Bill Gates may be tinkering in their garage on the next big idea right here in Ocala/Marion County.
ctilizing proper, timely preventive health care testing and screening can help your quest on a longer, healthier life.
Story: Maritza Manressa
Of course everybody wants to live longer -- and not just longer, but heal
Pet owners know – other than children, nothing brings more comfort and breathes more life to a home than a pet. ct doesn’t matter if you prefer dogs or cats or something more exotic. Your pet has a unique pe
What if we have left important lessons from our ancestors in the past?
A celebration of Gay Life in Ocala. The scope of bullying of gay teens has gained national attention. Instances can be found everywhere, including our own school system here in Marion County. Yet the burn of social stigma does not end there, rather ostracization – the exclusion from society – reaches all facets of daily life including work, church and community gatherings. A better understanding of gay life could lessen the impact of bullying and ostracization and thus lessen the emotional turmoil most gay people go through before they reach a happy life as a gay person.
The Games of the XXX Olympiad is a where dreams become a reality or fade very quickly. For two former Olympians, they look back at how their quest to become the best in the world inspired not only other athletes, but also themselves.
The Life Experience Handbook parents pass on to their children seems to end at the chapter once children becomes parents themselves, leading to surprising discoveries when their bodies start to change again as well as the general effects of aging. Here is some insight of the things to look forward to that would serve you well to know in advance, but your mother never warned you about.