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8 x December 7 - 20, 2017 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 spent lots of time at the convention center, for example, helping to assemble almost 4.5 million boxed meals. As grueling and challenging as my deployment was, I was honored to be able to go down there and do my part, and I would do it again in a heartbeat.” Windermere resident Janira Rivera, a nurse with Fresenius Medical Care North America, also felt compelled to travel to Puerto Rico. Originally from Puerto Rico, Rivera’s family still lives on the island. Volunteering to help with relief efforts, she was also able to visit her mother, whom she had difficultly connecting with after the hurricane. She felt lucky to be with a company like FMCNA, which was heavily engaged with the disaster relief efforts. Rivera recalled going to Puerto Rico with team Fresenius “an amazing experience.” She also commented that there was still much work to be done, as most of the island was still without power and water, and grocery stores were limited. Civil Air Patrol, the longtime allvolunteer Air Force auxiliary, operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions, and is credited with saving an average of 80 lives annually. CAP also plays a leading role in aerospace/ STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — education, and its members serve as mentors to 24,000 young people participating in CAP’s cadet programs. The Olympia Cadet Squadron meets weekly at Olympia High School and is open to anyone in the community. Senior members have opportunities to not only work with cadets, but if qualified as a pilot, can earn flight hours and receive training in emergency services. Students learn leadership and can participate in a variety of exciting activities. For more information, contact 1st Lt. Collins at or visit www.gocivilairpatrol. com. ª Join us in congratulating Dr. David Boers for being voted TOP DENTIST in Windermere 2016 by Orlando Family Magazine. Dr. Boers & Dr. Alford wish you a very Happy Holiday Season!

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