South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

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South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby gladesman » Thu May 07, 2015 10:58 pm

Dave Balman a lifelong Glades warrior for freedom is in the hospital and it may be quite serious from what I was told.

Dave was the past President of the Airboat Association for many years.

A few prayers sent his way will help.

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby rjfjr » Thu May 07, 2015 11:13 pm

Prayers sent

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Postby diamondback0320 » Thu May 07, 2015 11:15 pm

Prayers sent

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Postby SSR1320 » Fri May 08, 2015 5:32 am

Prayers sent
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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby highlife57 » Fri May 08, 2015 5:52 am

Prayers sent from springhill Florida ...

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Postby kwanjangnihm » Fri May 08, 2015 6:12 am

prayers sent for him and family!
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Postby lilly-Pad » Fri May 08, 2015 6:23 am

prayers sent
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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby Eric Kimmel » Fri May 08, 2015 7:17 am

Prayers for Dave and his family

Just talked with his brother and he is very worried

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Postby Deano » Fri May 08, 2015 7:47 am

Prayers sent for the most positive outcome.
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Postby john1edwards » Fri May 08, 2015 11:13 am

Prayers sent

I remember he used to do the check in in big cypress. I used to see him on Friday nights and sundays in the 80s and 90s.

Hope he gets better.
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Postby sfw777 » Fri May 08, 2015 11:37 am

Prayers sent!

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby Full Rut » Fri May 08, 2015 12:30 pm

Prayers for him and his family
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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby Davie GSO480 » Fri May 08, 2015 12:33 pm

Dave Balman was President of the Airboat Assoication of Florida for a long time. He let the fight to help keep Gladesmen in the woods, and helped get the club get exempt from Park acquisition. He also served as Vice President.



Another long time prominent member Mr. Robert Washington, of Florida City passed this week.
Mr. Washington was a Vietnan Vet., and my friend. God Speed.

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby todd glover » Fri May 08, 2015 1:03 pm

His is a good guy funny as hell praying for a speedy recovery

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby slow ride $$$ » Fri May 08, 2015 1:53 pm

dave is one of the best men i know and a true woodsman ,prayers for a speedy recovery

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby cr480 » Fri May 08, 2015 4:28 pm

prays sent.

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Postby Eric Kimmel » Fri May 08, 2015 5:20 pm

I just got home from visiting dave. he seems a little better he is getting crotchety so that's a good sign waiting to hear if he needs another surgery after another test this evening. also gave his wife Carol a few minutes to take a break and go outside for a few minutes. she's been there non stop for 8 full days and thanks all for their prayers

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby gladesman » Fri May 08, 2015 5:22 pm

This is good to hear - wasn't sounding so good at first.

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby mudwizer » Sat May 09, 2015 3:53 am

Prayers sent Dave has been a good friend
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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby Cool Bean » Sat May 09, 2015 10:10 am

Prayers sent for him and family .

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby bentonquick » Sat May 09, 2015 2:57 pm

Prayers sent. :old_glory:

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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby aherr520 » Sat May 09, 2015 11:09 pm

we will pray for his recovery, I'm sure my dad knew him he was a member since the 70's but he passed away in January we were hoping to have a memorial out there soon by the camp
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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby MarshRider » Sat May 16, 2015 4:18 pm

Just seeing this and hope that Dave is at home by now.
Didn't see an update on his condition.
added him to our church prayer list and mine as well.
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Re: South Florida Gladesman NEEDS Prayers

Postby Eric Kimmel » Tue May 19, 2015 6:51 pm

Dave was supposed to be released last night then he got too weak and his sugar dropped they kept him in one more night and just released him this afternoon. He is still weak but Carol told me to get him up and moving when we go out there and try to motivate him some. It was close call the hospital wanted to send him to a home in homestead for folks that can't take care of themselves so Carol wasn't having any of that and i think kind of lit a fire under dave.
Thanking the big man for letting him make it back home again and hope Dave keeps improving
Carol thanks all for the prayers and good thoughts


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