Friday, May 15, 2009

The Bourne Supremacy

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Farrahs Story

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On Wednesday at a screening of "Farrah's Story," an unflinching look at her struggle to overcome cancer, Fawcett's longtime companion, actor Ryan O'Neal, ...


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Wells Fargo & Co. said Thursday it will pay $312.5 million in preferred stock dividends on funds it has received from the U.S. Treasury.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 catalog

The United States Mint resumed shipping the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin the week of February 22, 2009. However, because of production problems with the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin Companion Book, you may have received only the COIN and presentation box at this time. If you are a customer who receives the COIN without the Companion Book, we will ship the Companion Book to you, at no extra charge, when it becomes available. For information on how this may affect the return of the product if you are not satisfied, please see FAQ #210. Source:

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Michelle Malkin Dresses Up Like A Barely Legal Cheerleader, Wonders Why People Don't Take Her Political “Analysis” Seriously.

So I still can't over the fact that Marisa Miller was ranked #18 on Maxim's list of the 100 hottest woman in the world for 2009.

Seriously, Maxim. Marisa Miller. Have you seen her photos? Especially a certain picture of her donning nothing but an iPod?!?

Anyway, the dissing of this gorgeous model aside, various celebrities walked the red carpet last night for a party in honor of Maxim's annual list.


chrysler dealerships closing

More On Chrysler Dealerships

Chrysler plans to close over 50 Pa. dealerships

WASHINGTON, Pa. - Frank Valencic Sr. has been hanging around Tomsic Motor Company for most of his 77 years, but he never had a lunch break like Thursday's. That's when he saw on the TV news that Chrysler plans to pull the plug on the dealership that his father-in-law Jim Tomsic founded in 1929.

"We thought there's no way in the world they'd throw us out. We've been with them 80 years," Valencic said.

The Chrysler-Jeep dealership about 20 miles south of Pittsburgh is one of at least 50 that the troubled car company plans to close in Pennsylvania, the most in any state. A bankruptcy filing in New York on Thursday shows Chrysler wants to close 789 U.S. dealerships, or nearly a fourth of its 3,200 outlets.

The company wants to close them by June 9 saying sales are too low. About half of Chrysler's dealers account for 90 percent of the its U.S. sales, the company said.

At least 10 dealerships in and around Pittsburgh and more than a dozen in northeastern Pennsylvania are on the list. The dealers likely will have a right to appeal to get off the list.

"We're a very small market for them so we really don't move a lot of the large volume of vehicles so that didn't surprise me," said Jane Sapone, vice president of Town and Country Motors in Ligonier, which was on the list.

The dealership employs 15 people, but none will lose their job, Sapone said. Instead, they'll work at the Ford dealership the Sapones own across the street.

"The Ford dealership does better anyway," Sapone said. "It really won't effect us as much as it would someone who's completely done."

Five dealerships in the Lehigh Valley, including Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, are slated to close. About 55 new-car dealerships there employed nearly 2,800 people in the third quarter of 2008, according to state data.

"There's no way this region could escape the throes of a global recession," said Bob Wendt, research director at the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. "It's a tragedy and it's sad for the individuals involved."

In Washington, the Tomsic dealership typically sold about 175 new and 225 used cars annually. It's just down the road from a harness racing track with a brand-new slot machine casino, and an outlet mall. But the business is a throwback. Its showroom built in 1972 to Chrysler specifications seems quaint now.

Valencic's son, Frank Jr., who now owns the business, said the dealership will remain open selling late-model used vehicles and as a service center. The family will close up if they can't make a go of it, idling 18 employees, including Frank Jr.'s two sisters, and his two sons, the fourth generation to work there.

The Valencics' shop is much like the Rink Bros. dealership in north central Pennsylvania, where general manager Tom Coldwell got his shutdown notice from Chrysler on Thursday. Rink Bros. is in Bradford where Mayor Tom Riel said businesses, including Zippo Manufacturing Co., the cigarette lighter firm, have laid off about 800 workers since late 2007.

Coldwell's grandfather, Raymond Rink, 93, has owned the dealership since founding it with his brother about 70 years ago.

"We know everybody by name. They talk to us, ask us 'What's going on?" Coldwell said. "We really can't answers questions for them because we didn't know ourselves."

The Valencics say that kind of loyalty doesn't matter anymore, but it should, because small dealerships keep customers loyal to a brand.

"They don't want that. It's like Wal-Mart. They want everything big," Frank Valencic Sr. said. "But people aren't going to be able to get service and it's going to hurt."


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jacob and esau bible story

In the Bible, Jacob (the patriarch of the Israelites) and his twin brother Esau were bitter rivals. Jacob, the younger brother, often supplanted Esau, manipulating him into forsaking his inheritance. Jacob was loved, but Esau was ....

God Hated Esau for One Reason! But Not in the sense of HATE that
we think about.

You should find out why GOD hated Esau, and why GOD hates
ESAU Behavior.
(EB for short) :)

Google Down

Ok, picture Google Being Down for like a week?
Got the picture in your head?

Now, don't get me wrong, because I enjoy capitalism as much as (most) of the
next guy. Here's the problem tho with NEO-Capitalism: GOOGLE. YAHOO. MSN.

See, the dominating factor on the internet is that your site needs to be
seen and if you do NOT use Google, Yahoo, MSN or one of their products or
services, we revert back to Ancient Television Advertising, where you
need to have money to market your product on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX etc...

We are heading there, no wait, we Are There!

If Google goes down, people loose money, advertising time, costs and
income. WHY?

Answer: Cause GOOGLE is HUGE and GOT HUGHER and HUGHER over time,
by hiring geeks out of college and paying them well, to become what they
are today...

They crawl the world looking for more youtubes, myspaces, facebooks and more.

They seek out ALL POPULAR Upcoming Websites , and when the striking time
is right , they offer the owner 10 Million to 1 Billion and take it and place it under
"G O O G L E"

This is why the world stops if google goes down. Yahoo or Msn are no different,
but GOOGLE, man, I bet you didn't have you google patch on today if you
freaked out.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

wilco the album

More On Wilco

Wilco are currently streaming their new album, the archly titled Wilco (The Album), on their website after it was apparently leaked to the internet at some point overnight (the official release date is June 30). You can also check out the cover art on this hump day, which would be an appropriate thing to do as it features a camel. On first listen, the collection sounds to me like an improvement on 2006's fine yet ultimately unmemorable Sky Blue Sky. But check it out for yourselves and tell us what you think. Source:

who will win american idol

More On Who Will Win American Idol

Danny Won't
Adam May
Chris May

My Take: Well, since Itunes blew it and said that the 2 top idol
downloads are from Adam and Chris, I would venture to
say that Danny Won't , although I hope he does.

So here's some other takes around the net.......
"American Idol" judge Simon Cowell says he thinks Adam
Lambert will win this season of the popular singing competition show.

"Kris Allen Will Not Win American Idol But Will Have a
Successful Singing Career

"Tonight's show is traditionally one of the most exciting.
It's the first time competitors get two chances to showcase
themselves, and also the moment they get to embrace, and
be embraced by, their hometown fans. Who should
AI? Adam Lambert. Kris Allen .... So it will come down to Adam vs.
Danny. Blue States vs. Red States. The Coasts vs. Middle America.
Never before has an "American Idol" "

Final Thoughts: I like the Gong Show personally myself. Gloria Gaynor
was discovered On the Gong Show and She had a Mega Massive
Super Duper Disco hit.

who won the biggest loser 2009

Biggest Loser Winner Information................

Helen Phillips wins 'The Biggest Loser: Couples' by losing 140 pounds

Helen Phillips, a 47-year-old retired retail manager from Sterling Heights, MI, was crowned the show's third-straight female champion during last night's live broadcast of The Biggest Loser: Couples' finale on NBC.

"Oh my god!" Helen shouted after she learned she'd won the season's $250,000 grand-prize. "Oh my god! Oh my god!"

Helen -- who also became the show's oldest champion ever -- began the competition at 257 pounds and weighed-in at 117 pounds during the finale, giving her a 140-pound weight-loss and a 54.47% weight-loss percentage.

Helen defeated Tara Costa, a 23-year-old finance manager and former model from New York, NY, and Mike Morelli, a 18-year-old student from South Lyon, MI who became the season's third finalist by defeating his father Ron in a home viewer vote that took place after last week's episode.

Mike, who finished as the season's runner-up, started the season at 388 pounds and weigh-in at 181 pounds during the finale, giving him a 207-pound weight-loss and 53.35% weight-loss percentage.

Tara -- who set an all-time female weight-loss record while at The Biggest Loser ranch and had also returned home as the finalist with the highest weight-loss percentage -- had started the season at 294 pounds and weighed-in at 139 pounds during the finale, giving her a 155-pound weight-loss and 52.72% weight-loss percentage. .

Gerald "Jerry" Hayes, a 64-year-old retired engineer from Wheaton, IL who was eliminated during the second week of the competition, won the weigh-in of the season's 19 previously eliminated contestants and thus claimed the $100,000 consolation prize. Jerry started the competition at 369 pounds and dropped 177 for a 47.97% weight-loss percentage.

In addition, home viewer votes cast during the bloated three-hour finale broadcast also determined that Amanda, a 19-year-old from Butler, NJ who weighs currently 257 pounds, will get to compete on the eighth The Biggest Loser edition that will air on NBC this fall.

The start and finish weights and final weight-loss percentages of the other 18 previously eliminated contestants are as follows:

Gerry's wife Estella Hayes, a 63-year-old retired nurse from Wheaton, IL, began the competition at 242 pounds and lost 83 for a 34.30% weight-loss percentage.

Damien Gurganious, a 31-year-old industrial designer from Brooklyn, NY, began the competition at 381 pounds and shed 136 for a 35.70% weight-loss percentage while his fiancee Nicole Brewer, a 37-year-old wardrobe stylist, began the competition at 269 pounds and lost 123 for a 45.72% weight-loss percentage.

Sione Fa, a 28-year-old landscape company owner from Maricopa, AZ, began the competition at 372 pounds and dropped 146 for a 39.25% weight-loss percentage while his cousin Filipe Fam, a 26-year-old lube technician from Mesa, AZ, started the competition at 364 pounds and lost 135 for a 37.09% weight-loss percentage.

Carla Triplett, a 36-year-old assistant bank manager from Southfield, MI, started the competition at 379 pounds and dropped 128 for a 33.77% weight-loss percentage while her former friend Joelle Gwynn, a 41-year-old non-profit founder, began the competition at 309 pounds and lost 80 for a 25.89% weight-loss percentage.

Blaine Cotter, a 27-year-old college counselor from Gilbert, AZ, started the competition at 365 pounds and shed 116 for a 31.78% weight-loss percentage while his cousin Dane Patterson, a 27-year-old real estate appraiser from Mesa, AZ, began the competition at 412 pounds and dropped 154 for a 37.38% weight-loss percentage.

Amanda "Mandi" Kramer, a 30-year-old cosmetologist from Boise, ID, began the competition at 263 pounds and lost 92 for a 34.98% weight-loss percentage while her sister Aubrey Cheney, a 28-year-old information and education specialist from Gooding, ID, started the competition at 249 pounds and shed 55 for a 22.09% weight-loss percentage.

Cathy Skell, a 48-year-old title sales closing agent from Shiocton, WI, started the competition at 293 pounds and lost 95 for a 32.42% weight-loss percentage while her daughter Kristin Steede, a 28-year-old business owner from Greenville, WI, dropped the competition at 360 pounds and lost 167 for a 46.39% weight-loss percentage.

Daniel Wright, a 19-year-old student from Willow Spring, NC, began the competition at 454 pounds and shed 142 for a 31.28% weight-loss percentage while his best friend David Lee, a 23-year-old student from Fuquay-Varina, NC, started the competition at 393 pounds and lost 43 for a 10.94% weight-loss percentage.

Tara's friend Laura Denoux, a 24-year-old sales director and former model from Miami, FL, began the competition at 285 pounds and lost 86 for a 30.18% weight-loss percentage.

Helen's daughter Shanon Thomas, a 29-year-old massage therapist from Centerline, MI, began the competition at 283 pounds and lost 92 for a 32.51% weight-loss percentage.

Mike's father Ron Morelli, a 54-year-old city councilman and retired food distributor from South Lyon, MI, began the competition at 430 pounds and lost 192 for a 44.65% weight-loss percentage. Source:

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


Hostgator went down due to "issues at the data center" not sure for how long, but that stinks for a half billion websites or so..

Heres some info with an interesting question at the end.....

Recently i faced a problem of high CPU usages from my old servers, i.e. was down for about two days because they suspended my account because of 75% of CPU usages. Can you imagine 75% CPU usages by a Wordpress blog with not more than 1000Unique visitors per day ? On the same day i installed WP-Super cache plug in which works great and supported me at such low powered servers.

There servers are underpowered. They even cant face the traffic of 1000 Unique visitors per day !! . There database server is also very poor. My error_log file (present under root directory of your wordpress installation) was full with errors of database server. The errors were like “WordPress database error MySQL server has gone away for query” clearly notifying the power of there database servers.

So i decided to change the host servers, my friend Abhishek is using Hostgator service. I have seen the power of there host servers. They are good, and one of the most important fact was there support system. When my site was down at iWhic, there support system replied to my question after about 24Hrs and my account was restarted after 48Hrs.

100 cpu usages

Here at Hostgator the support system is really fast.Even i can now directly chat with support people if i have some urgent problem. Currently i shifted all my sites to hostgator and all are working superb with no tension of high CPU usages.Hostgator allows 25% of CPU usages for 90seconds. But as there servers are really high performance i never seen my CPU usages more than a percent.

Currently i am happy with the hostgator, lets see what happens in the future. Hope for the best and ready for the worst :)

Which host are you using ? are you happy with it ?

ANSWER: I use DGNS NETWORKS because their servers are in Canada which protects ME from the FBI taking possession of an entire server for one website (They cant do that in Canada)

Plus, it works and its only 1.49 a month


FDA is now attacking CHEERIOS - States its a DRUG!!

That can only mean one thing, eat more Cherrios!!

I cannot beleive the IDIOTS in the FDA. (FDA is another gov 3 ltr acn for Food and Drug Administration) and I am sick and tired of them, to be perfectly honest. They HIDE the
MILK Coverup and go after something that is GOOD FOR YOU!

Wow - who owns Cheerios? I guess I should find out and see if he/her ticked off Uncle
Sam recently!

Here's a stupid article for your reading pleasure, and when done, I have a clip and save
coupon for you at the bottom...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to General Mills Inc. last week asking it to change how it promotes the health benefits of Cheerios.

The FDA told General Mills to stop promoting Cheerios, the country’s best-selling cereal, as a product that can lower cholesterol levels, reduce heart disease and reduce the risk of cancer. The agency said that claiming the cereal can lower cholesterol levels by 4 percent in six weeks amounts to marketing it as a drug and violates the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. A local branch of the FDA gave the Minnesota-based food provider 15 days to explain how it will correct its statements on Cheerios.

In a prepared statement, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said the complaint doesn’t question whether the cereal actually lowers cholesterol levels and said the dispute is over language, not science.

“The scientific body of evidence supporting the heart health claim was the basis for FDA’s approval of the heart health claim, and the clinical study supporting Cheerios’ cholesterol-lowering benefit is very strong,” the statement said. “We look forward to discussing this with FDA and to reaching a resolution.”

Cheerios boxes say that two, one-and-a-half-cup servings of the cereal every day have been clinically proven to lower cholesterol. The message has been on the box for more than two years.

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ap english language

English Language Debate?

Below is a debate that just chaps my hide - (that means ticks me off) - Press 1 For English Ticks me off too

Anyway - its Oklahoma , so umm, uhh, ummm, yeah, umm, yeah........

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma House gave final passage Wednesday to legislation that asks voters if they want English to be the state’s official language, ending weeks of dialogue over the divisive issue that opponents said is aimed at Hispanic immigrants. “The biggest class of citizens who do not speak English as their first language are Indians, Native Americans.’’

Without debate, House members passed the Senate-passed measure 89-8. It now goes to a statewide ballot where voters will decide the issue in 2010.

A recent poll conducted by for the Tulsa World found that 86 percent of Oklahomans support making English the official language of state government. Thirty other states have already adopted official English laws, as have more than 50 nations around the globe.

Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe on Wednesday introduced the National Language Act of 2009, legislation similar to Oklahoma’s proposal that would make English the national language of the U.S. government.

It says no one is entitled to receive federal documents and services in languages other than English unless required by law.

“By establishing that there is no entitlement to receive documents or services in languages other than English, we set the precedent that English is common to us all in the public forum of government,’’ said Inhofe, R-Okla.

The author of Oklahoma’s official English bill, Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, said it recognizes English as Oklahoma’s common and unifying language and declares that all official actions of the state must be conducted in English. It also bars individuals from suing the state to have services provided in languages other than English.

“As our common language, English and the ‘melting pot’ process it makes possible has made the United States the most successful multiethnic nation in history,’’ said Terrill, author of the 2007 measure that targeted illegal immigrants, House Bill 1804.

“Our government should encourage immigrants to assimilate so they can pursue the American dream, and this legislation encourages that process,’’ said Rep. George Faught, R-Muskogee, co-author of the bill. “We need to encourage legal immigrants to join mainstream American society and not live in linguistic isolation.’’

Under the legislation, private individuals and businesses will still be allowed to use whatever language they choose. Only official government business would be affected.

The bill also contains provisions to protect the “use, study, development, or encouragement’’ of any American Indian language, including the languages of Oklahoma’s 39 federally recognized tribes.

But tribal leaders have been among the measure’s most outspoken opponents as the bill and similar measures have been considered by Oklahoma lawmakers.

Chiefs of the five Civilized Tribes have gone on record opposing Terrill’s legislation. Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chad Smith called it “intolerant, close-minded and mean-spirited.’’

Smith said he thinks Terrill’s bill is aimed at Hispanics, but “the biggest class of citizens who do not speak English as their first language are Indians, Native Americans.’’

Several groups that support official English measures, including ProEnglish, English First and U.S. English, endorsed Terrill’s bill.

“When approved by voters in 2010 and added to the state constitution, this measure will be one of the very best official English laws in the nation,’’ U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica said.

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miss california pictures II

Again, I am amazed at the Morons who live in America.

Where's the N.O.W ? Oh wait, they don't like Miss America Anyway.

Miss California is Miss America - A True American who is for keeping
the word "Marriage" as its been written for years. The word GAY
has already been changed.....

Fed Up - more coming, can't type right now, hands are shaking from
this press she is getting to try and denounce her.. This is SLANDER
and outright WRONG...

Thats my opinion. If You came here for pictures, well, sorry, I dont have any :)

Monday, May 11, 2009

wii active

I think it is a great plan to have kids/teens and adults get ACTIVE using the WII system. EA Sports Seems to be getting the picture now > , or have been for a while and that's a good thing.

WII Active is the wave of the future, I believe and a great selling tool for those older games where the only thing that gets a work out is your thumb and index finger.

But all in all, a round of basketball (OUTSIDE) with a real hoop, a real basketball and some elbows underneath is still my choice for good ole fashion fun.

If you ever want to check out some good wii cheats (like a gazillion of them) visit THIS LINK and there is a ton of them for a one time fee (forever cheats is what I like)

wii wii wii :)

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Olive Garden

My Favorite Olive Garden Recipe

Conchiglie with Tomato & Basil A delicious sauté of fresh basil, vine tomatoes, garlic and onion brings the flavors of Italy straight to your kitchen. The large conchiglie shells pair perfectly with this sauté and bring fresh flavors to every bite. Top with shredded mozzarella and Parmigiano Reggiano for a quick treat the whole family will enjoy!
Conchiglie with Tomato & Basil
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Serves 8
3 lbs ripe vine tomatoes
16-18 cloves garlic, finely sliced
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 Tbsp unsalted butter
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
1/2 cups fresh basil, coarse chopped + leaves for garnish
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 lb medium-size shell pasta
Imported Parmigiano Reggiano cheese to sprinkle
  1. HEAT olive oil and butter in a skillet. Add sliced garlic and onions. Saute over low heat until onions and garlic turn a light golden brown. Add diced tomatoes and cook together with garlic and onions for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add chopped basil and stir.
  2. COOK pasta according to package directions and drain.
  3. SERVE pasta in a soup plate or bowl and top with tomato mixture and freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and shredded mozzarella.

outback steakhouse

This week, Outback Steakhouse launched a new menu, featuring 15 meals under $15. Jersey Bites was lucky enough to get invited to join an intimate group of food bloggers at a tasting in Manhattan of some of their new menu items with Tim Gannon, co-founder and head chef of Outback Steakhouse.

Tim explained that Outback began working on this new menu a year ago as a result of hearing from customers that Outback had become a “special occasion destination.” As over 75% of their entrees had crept up over $15, they recognized that a major redesign was in order. The new menu, created in partnership with major chefs from around the world like Roy Yamaguchi is designed to bring affordability back but still with the fresh ingredients and high quality food we expect from Outback. Gannon summed up the new vision by saying, “We want to be the any night restaurant. The place you go to before the movie theater, the restaurant that teenagers love to come to. It’s all about having come back flavor.”

My first question to Tim was whether they had held on to the Bloomin’ Onion, their signature appetizer. Gannon reassured us that this incredibly popular item was not going anywhere. Waitresses magically appeared carrying the item of discussion for us to taste and Gannon’s right hand man demonstrated how they are made. He first produced the largest onion I’ve ever seen (Bloomin’ Onions are grown specifically for Outback in Idaho and Oregon and each onion must weigh at least a pound to make the cut). He cut off the head and placed it a machine designed specially for Outback. They lovingly refer to the device as Gloria, thank you in Latin, as it is incredibly time consuming to cut the onions by hand. We were unable to tease the recipe for the Bloomin’ Onion and its addictive sauce out of Gannon, but he did reveal that it must be fried at precisely 350 degrees and that it contains over 17 spices.

We tasted one incredible dish after another full of the bold flavors Outback is known for. Many of the new dishes seemed to have come about by reinventing expensive ingredients and offering combination plates to let diners share and experience more flavors. Filet mignon is now served as a sliced beef tenderloin roast paired with crab stuffed shrimp and the pork chops have become sweet glazed pork tenderloin served sliced with mashed potatoes and green beans. Both dishes were amazing and under $15. We also tried a tender New York strip steak served sliced with a brandy cream sauce with the perfect amount of pepper. The steak Outback is known for, the sirloin, is now the Atkins dieter’s dream as it is served with a blue cheese iceberg wedge, also under $15.

Our feast ended with dessert, a trio of brownie sundae, creamy peanut butter pie, and classic cheesecake. While all three were very good, the peanut butter pie was out of this world. It was light and fluffy with a pleasant crunch and was served on a bed of dark chocolate. I tasted the other two, but greedily scarfed down every bite of the peanut butter pie.

Outback’s new menu began rolling out nationwide on February 18.

To celebrate the launch of their new menu, Outback Steakhouse has graciously given Jersey Bites a $25 gift card to give away to one lucky reader. Check back this Wednesday for the Win It Wednesday sponsored by Outback Steakhouse.


disney vacation club

Last week the WKHON2 channel in Ko Olina, Hawaii, ran a segment featuring the Disney Vacation Club Timeshare VP, Djuan Rivers and the Kapolei Neighborhood chair Maeda Timson.

The two reassured residents that the Disney Vacation Club Timeshare project will continue on, despite unfavorable economic conditions.

Timson mentioned, “It’s been real apparent that the Disney project is probably the most exciting project that’s happening right now.” He said that community members are anxious about the project and they are already looking forward to its completion.

Rivers added, “It’s my time to let people know that we are here, we are proud members of the community and we’re excited about the project finally getting started.”

Once completed, the new project will be a 20-plus acre hybrid resort that will house 480 timeshare units and 350 hotel rooms. Apart from providing leisure, the Disney Vacation Club Timeshare project will also provide employment opportunities for the community.

The facility will open up several job positions for the community, including desk clerks and hotel services. “These are jobs that our folks can have careers … and it’s in our community,” said Timson. Rivers added, “People will be able to flourish.”