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Charlotte sun herald
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Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
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Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
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At “rst glance, it would seem there were no abortions in Charlotte County last year and through at least April this year, despite hundreds in prior years. But numbers painting that picture from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration are incorrect, according to some of“ces performing abortions locally and opponents following them closely. Its dishonest,Ž said Respect Life Director at Diocese of Venice in Florida Jeanne Berdeaux about the data. It shows were abortion-free in Charlotte County, and were not.Ž If statewide totals are correct, though, then Florida has seen slightly fewer abortions overall performed in recent years „ dropping from 69,770 in 2016 to 68,935 last year. Numbers nationally have also declined in recent years, which has been attributed to improvements in contraceptive use along with some restrictions on abortion imposed by state lawmakers, at least according to the Guttmacher Institute, which is a research and policy organization aimed at advancing sexual and reproductive rights. A few years ago, the U.S. abortion rate hit a historic low falling below levels in 1973 „ when the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision in Roe v. Wade, which recognized that a constitutional right to privacy includes a womans right to abortion. But exactly how many abortions are happening in Florida, county-by-county, appears to be skewed. For example, AHCA data recently available to the public online showed 143 abortions happened in Charlotte County in 2016, but none in 2017, nor any so far this year. Sarasota County had slightly fewer, dropping from 1,423 in 2016 to 1,357 last year. Meanwhile, Lee and Hillsborough counties had more abortions last year compared to the year before, at least according to the data from AHCA, which changed its reporting system last year. Abortion numbers dont tell real storyData collection issue impacts local statsBy ANDREA PRAEGITZERASSISTANT EDITOR RESTRICTIONS ON ABORTIONThe following restrictions on abortion were in effect in Florida (as of Jan. 1): € Health plans offered in the states health exchange under the Affordable Care Act can only cover abortion if the womans life is endangered, or in cases of rape or incest, unless individuals purchase an optional rider at an additional cost. € The parent of a minor must be notified before an abortion is provided. € Public funding is available for abortion only in cases of life endangerment, rape or incest. € A woman must undergo an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion; the provider must offer her the option to view the image. € An abortion may be performed at 24 or more weeks after the womans last menstrual period only if the womans life or health is endangered. „ Source: Guttmacher Institute SUN FILE PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTSA 40 Days for Life prayer vigil group stood along Olean Boulevard in April 2014 holding signs promoting their message near the Port Charlotte oce of a local physician who provides abortion services, Dr. Ali Azima. ABORTION | 4 SUN PHOTO BY ANDREA PRAEGITZERDr. Ali Azima, who performs abortion procedures in Charlotte County and until recently in Lee County as well, is pictured at his Port Charlotte oce along Olean Boulevard on May 11.Heres some advice for job seekers in Port Charlotte: Look in Sarasota. Thats based on to a study from WalletHub, which recently published the results of its 2018 Best & Worst Cities in Florida for Jobs.Ž Port Charlotte was ranked 120th out of 135 cities reviewed in the study. Venice came in at a stronger 27th, and North Port ranked 83rd, according to WalletHub. Port Charlotte lacks industry variety,Ž said Jill Gonzalez, analyst and media director at Wallethub. An improvement in that area could bring with it a rise in full-time employment.Ž Top industries in Charlotte County involve health care, social assistance, retail trade and construction, according to Charlotte County Economic Development Offices 2017 Industrial Snapshot. These industries account for almost 42 percent of jobs in Charlotte County. As for the socioeconomic environment, Port Charlottes residents have very high annual transportation costs, leaving room for improvement in the public transit sector,Ž Gonzalez said. Port Charlotte can also improve in its high housing costs, as well as employee benefits, according to Gonzalez. WalletHub compared 135 Florida cities using 16 metrics covering the local job market, along with the areas socioeconomic environment. The study considered factors ranging from the number job openings per unemployed resident and the average starting salary, to the share of employers providing benefits and the length of the average work day. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale. A weighted-sum of each citys individual-metric scores made up its overall States best place for jobs is ƒBy LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERJOBS | 9I am a Socialist, probably even a Communist. From each according to their means. To each according to their needs. Are you a Communist too? Nassim Taleb, author of the Black SwanŽ and Antifragile,Ž is one of my favorite authors. He is almost too intellectual. I often can only read a few pages at a time before my brain needs a rest. Nassim convinced me. I am a Communist at least some of the time. Nassim suggests most Americans, including me, are mostly Libertarians about foreign affairs. It leads us to say things like, I am not responsible for people in the Sudan or Mexico. You people need to learn individual responsibility.Ž Nassim then suggests at the federal and state level, most Americans, including me, are center-right. Much of my money sent to Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee is wasted on people who are not pulling their share of the load. We dont need bridges to nowhere. Nassim goes on to s uggest that at the county or l ocal level, most Americans, including me, are center-left. Yes, we want to support the environmental lands tax. Yes, we want to support extra money for our schools or nonpro“t hospitals. But then Nassim suggest most Americans, including me, are Socialists or even C ommunists We are all Communists nowDAVID | 9 DavidDUNNRANKINPRESIDENTCALL US AT941-206-1000CHARLOTTE SUN Pulitzer Prize winner2016 AN EDITION OF THE SUNVOL. 126 | NO. 175AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY A stray thunderstormHigh 91 Low 75$3.00 www.yoursun.comTodays weather: GOOD MORNING Sunday, June 24, 2018 TRUMP PUSHES TOUGH IMMIGRATION STANCE DURING SPEECHPresident Donald Trump pressed his tough immigration stance at a Nevada political convention Saturday, telling hundreds we hav e to be very strongŽ to keep people, including violent gang members, from entering the country illegally. See The News Wire 705252000753Sunday Edition $3.00THE SUN: Obituaries ...............5 Police Beat ............11 Viewpoint ............6-7 State ......................12 OUR TOWN: Calendar ..................8 Local Sports ..........12 NEWS WIRE: Comics/Puzzles .........5-7 Nation ................2,4,8 Weather ...................2 World .......................3 SPORTS: Lotto .......................2 Jobs ......................1-4Classifieds ..........4-10FLORIDACOAST JOBS: www.yoursun.comFIND US ONLINE CHARLIE SAYS ...June has the longest daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. INSIDE


Page 2 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSThe SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100.Publisher .................................................Glen Nickerson ..............941-205-6400 Executive Editor ......................................Jim Gouvellis .................941-206-1134 Circulation Director .................................Mark Yero ......................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor .......................................Craig Garrett .................863-494-3925 Arcadian Publisher ..................................Joe Gallimore ................863-494-7049 Charlotte Sun Editor ................................Garry Overbey ...............941-206-1143 North Port Sun General Manager ............Mike Ruiz ......................941-564-3284 North Port Sun Editor ..............................Scott Lawson ................941-429-3002 Englewood Sun Publisher .......................Carol Y. 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Dearborn St., Englewood North Port: 941-429-3000 13487 Tamiami Trail, North Port DeSoto: 863-494-0300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204 108 S. Polk Avenue, Arcadia CORRECTIONS: € In a story Saturday in the Charlotte, North Port and Englewood editions of the Sun the name of a candidate for U.S. House of Representatives District 17, Bill Akins, was misspelled. The Sun regrets the error. € Charlotte County commissioners may not be addressing the Justice Center renovations during their regular meeting Tuesday. The item appears to have been deleted from the agenda on Friday. A story in Saturdays Charlotte Sun provided a wrong date and did not mention that the item had been deleted. SARASOTA „ As department directors stepped to the table to present their proposed budgets to Sarasota County commissioners this week, one item jumped off the page. Uncontrollable costs. While pay raises and internal service charges accounted for some of the cost increases in each county department, medical and pharmacy costs continue to be the key driver, according to county of“cials. These particular costs continue to be a focus for Commissioner Mike Moran, who jumped on the topic during Libraries Director Sarabeth Kalajians presentation. In theory, every cost were dealing with here is controllable,Ž Moran said, pointing to claims adjudications and plan designs as examples. When County Administrator Jonathan Lewis countered with the argument that there are many costs that were beyond the control of the department heads, Moran argued they could be controlled by the commissioners. We must control these costs,Ž Moran continued. Commissioner Charles Hines added that the county controls its revenues through the millage rate or can control costs by lowering the levels of service to county residents. Chris Louria, the countys director of Human Resources, told commissioners during his budget presentation that his staff continues to aggressively monitor the trends among county employees on the medical and pharmacy claims. With open enrollment coming this fall, Louria said his staff was exploring changes to the medical and prescriptions plans offered to county employees. They also continue to push the variety of preventative health programs the county offers employees as another means of cost reduction. A fairly new program, Teledoc, has proved extremely popular with employees, Louria said, with usage increasing threefold from 2016 to 2017. The program allows county employees to access a national network of doctors by telephone or videoconferencing to discuss their medical issue. Louria indicated that the program saves the county about $79 per visit. He did not present, nor did commissioners request, speci“c data on the rising health care costs for the county but indicated that there would be a future presentation to the board on the issue. Email: jondaltonwr@gmail.comSarasota County commissioners debate controlling costsBy WARREN RICHARDSONSUN CORRESPONDENT Punta Gorda Airport is one of just a few airports serving Allegiant, which the airline pinpoints for longer than normal waits at security checkpoints. Since the airport expanded with the Bailey Terminal in 2016, Allegiants presence has also grown, according to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) spokesperson Kaley Miller. Its a trend,Ž Miller said. As Allegiant has increased the amount of planes that theyve based here, theyve also increased the amount of ”ights departing in the morning.Ž But the airport is working on a few solutions. Possibilities include rewarding passengers who arrive early, requesting some earlier departures, and asking for an additional security checkpoint. Now, with six to nine planes usually based at PGD, the airport is considered an originating airport. There are multiple ”ights departing between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. each morning,Ž said Miller. A check of PGD arrivals and departures, for example, shows a ”ight was scheduled to depart every 10 minutes on June 15 between 6:30 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. Inevitably, there are going to be hundreds of people arriving around the same time each morning, which leads to longer lines for check-in and TSA security screening during this morning time window,Ž Miller said. For these early morning ”ights, PGD recommends passengers arrive two hours before their scheduled departure time to allow enough time for check-in, screening and boarding. Allegiant is currently the only commercial carrier ”ying through PGD. And with 36 ”ights routing into the airport, that marks a high-point for the airline, which began service at PGD in March of 2009, Allegiant spokesperson Krysta Levy recently said. March was the busiest month in the history of Punta Gorda Airport when there were 94,795 boarding passengers, and 98,152 arriving passengers, the Charlotte County Airport Authority recently announced. Aside from providing a reward to pa ssengers who arrive early „ which Miller said could be announced soon „ the airline is also exploring other solutions to alleviate security waits. For example, PGD has been in discussions with Allegiant about potentially spacing out morning flights mo re. The airport recommends some ”ights could leave earlier around 6 a.m. Thats an Allegiant decision,Ž said Miller. And, PGD has also requested the U.S. Transportation Security Administration open another security lane at the airport. With earlier ”ights, earlier passenger arrivals, and additional security lanes, Miller said the waits could be reduced. She added public education is important. Passengers can check PGDs website to see how busy it should be before their ”ights and are encouraged by PGD to arrive early: www.”ypgd. com/arrivals/departures/ At least a few other cities also have longer than normal wait times at security checkpoints, according to Allegiant. Those include: Orlando Sanford International Airport, Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport and Phoenix…Mesa Gateway Airport. Email: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.comPunta Gorda Airport looks to reduce security waitsBy ANDREA PRAEGITZERSTAFF WRITER SUN FILE PHOTO BY ANDREA PRAEGITZERPassengers on an Allegiant ight deplane earlier this year after arriving at the Punta Gorda Airport.ENGLEWOOD „ Englewood Beach resembled more like a doctors of“ce during ”u season Saturday with lots of people coughing and suffering watery eyes. It smells out here,Ž said 8-year-old Jaylah Taylor, who along with her three sisters Myah, 10, Ayanah, 6, and Alinah, 5, were only on Englewood Beach for a few minutes before heading over to the nearby playground instead. We really wanted to go into the water but theres too many dead “sh.Ž The girls mother Lauren Taylor said the family traveled from their North Port home in search of some beach fun, but couldnt stomach the smell of red tide. I suggested we go to the splash pad in North Port, but the girls really wanted to play in the beach sand and water,Ž she said. Theres no way we can today. Its not healthy for them to be breathing in the smell of dead “sh.Ž Its the same thing that happened to Amy Creswell and her daughters Elise and Olivia. We are from Michigan and are here visiting my grandmother who lives near Warm Mineral Springs,Ž said Amy, who tried to “nd if there was red tide along the beaches by doing a Google search. I didnt see any red tide warnings, so I headed to Venice Beach because its too hot to go into the springs (day spa which is 87-degrees year round). We only made it a few minutes at Venice Beach before the smell from the red tide was overpowering. Then we came here and its not much better. Theres no way we can be out there, its not healthy.Ž Elise, 10, said seeing so many dead “sh was a little gross, especially as she tried to eat lunch. Some of them dont have any eyes,Ž she said. The dead “sh are falling apart along the beach.Ž Olivia, 12, agreed. Its very stinky,Ž she said. You can smell it almost immediately as you are getting out of the car.Ž According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a patchy bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, is lingering in Southwest Florida at places including Manasota Beach, Casey Key, Lido and Siesta Key, Caspersen Beach, Crescent Beach, Little Sarasota Bay, Nokomis Beach, Service Beach, Venice Beach, Venice North Jetty. In Charlotte County theres Gasparilla Sound. In Lee County, there is Boca Grande, Gasparilla Island Range Lighthouse, and Little Gasparilla Pass. Mote Marine Laboratory also reported last week that red tide is creating intense respiratory irritationŽ at Manasota Beach. There were reports of moderate irritation reported at Venice Beach, Venice North Jetty, Siesta Key, Nokomis, Venice Beach and Gasparilla Island Range Light (Boca Grande). Many dead “sh were reported at Venice North Jetty, Manasota Beach, Nokomis and Gasparilla Island. Saturday morning, about 80 dead “sh washed up at Englewood Beach. This is a way of life if you live in Florida,Ž said Melaine Hobbs, a lifelong Englewood resident. Its worse on Boca Grande right now.Ž Hobbs and her friend Pat Cooper, of northern Ireland, who lived in Rotonda for 20 years, lounged in beach chairs just 400 feet away from a giant snook. It washed up and had ”ies buzzing around it. I was trying to “gure out where I could put it so it wasnt on the shoreline,Ž Hobbs joked. I dont understand why someone doesnt come out and remove them.Ž Cooper said the stench wasnt as bad on Englewood Beach as it was on Boca Grande all last week. You cant even go to the bank without coughing,Ž she said. We (Hobbs and Cooper) work on Boca Grande, and its been bad. But it is a part of living in paradise. It could be stinky and bad one day and completely clear the next.Ž Usually busy nearby restaurants and bars along Englewood Beach saw few outdoor diners as the easterly winds blew the smell inland. Red tide was bad last year,Ž said four-year Englewood resident Deborah Charles. We are only a couple of days into summer and we are experiencing red tide earlier than last year. If you dont have upper respiratory problems, then you will be okay. But if you do, stay away. You can check it online before you come and are disappointed by the smell. It does eventually go away.ŽEmail: Red tide and dead fish dampen beach funBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICH COMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR The Taylor family, Lauren, Myah, 10, Ayanah, 6, Jaylah, 8, and Alinah, 5, packed up their buckets, snacks and noodles and left Englewood Beach Saturday shortly after arriving from North Port due to the red tide and dead sh.SUN PHOTOS BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHWhile some enjoyed the water at Englewood Beach, others stayed away due to the stench of dead sh caused by red tide.


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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 Due to the way the data is collected in the new system, physicians performing abortions in more than one location [not including hospitals and abortion clinics] now report as a single physician provider and not speci“c to the location(s) where the abortions are performed,Ž said AHCA spokesperson Shelisha Coleman. So that means physicians who perform abortions, such as Dr. Ali Azima „ who until recently had of“ces in both Charlotte and Lee counties „ could not report the number of abortions he performed in each county. All of them were lumped into Lee County. According to Azimas of“ce, the doctor performed 129 abortions in Charlotte County in 2017 and a few dozen so far this year „ despite AHCAs numbers showing none. The agency is in the process of evaluating the data that is being posted and anticipates updating reports in the near future,Ž said Coleman. According to AHCA, doctors performing abortions county-bycounty is not public record, but the number of facilities that are deemed to be abortion clinicsŽ are. Charlotte County has none of those listed. Sarasota and Lee counties each have two, and Tampas Hillsborough County has six. Dr. Azima is now just practicing out of the Charlotte County office he owns, since a lease for a North Fort Myers office he had rented for years was not renewed. A nurse at Azimas practice, Sally Azima, explained frequent antiabortion protesting that occurred near the North Fort Myers location was upsetting customers of a store nearby, which threatened to leave if Dr. Azima did not. Dr. Azima said he believes the longstanding protests are a form of stalking. About 20 years ago, Dr. Azima requested protection from law enforcement from protesters but was shut down by a former sheriff who served in Lee and Charlotte counties, John J. McDougall. The New York Times reported on the controversy, which noted McDougall responded to Dr. Azimas request by saying he would carry out a duty to protect a baby killer.Ž But McDougall also noted he would protect the anti-abortion protesters as they tried to help misguided mothers.Ž Dr. Azima said he believes the government continues to push aside the rights of patients and doctors. According to Berdeaux, stalking carries evil intentions.Ž She said the people standing near Dr. Azimas practice have good intentions and want to help. These are Godloving, baby-loving people who want to bring attention to the public that this is not the only answer,Ž said Berdeaux. Theres other ways they can be helped. You dont need to destroy a child.Ž Dr. Azima shared a letter received after the McDougall incident, where a woman „ whose name was redacted for con“dentiality „ said she was appalled at the comments of sheriff McDougall.Ž There are many people thankful for your work,Ž the woman wrote. While I regret that I ever needed one, I have been very grateful for the opportunities the abortion gave me. I was able to “nish school, travel the world and now am a happily married mother. You are truly helping people every day. Thank you for continuing this dif“cult job.Ž Charlotte County resident SabrinaŽ „ who requested her last name be withheld out of concern people will look her up and call me terribleŽ „ had an abortion in Naples due to a medical issue affecting her health in 2012. She said she regrets it, thinks often about it and wishes she had gotten a second opinion on her health. Sabrina, 27, who overcame a drug addiction and lost other children to foster care and adoption, said she was subjected to protesters in Collier County. When women enter a clinic, their mind is already set, according to Sabrina, who is pro-choice and does not want to ever have another abortion. Your body, your right,Ž she said. Staff at a Planned Parenthood Clinic protected Sabrina with an umbrella from protesters „ who she said called her a murderer.Ž Sabrina said she doesnt support any protesting outside clinics. I do enough to myself regretting it,Ž said Sabrina. I dont need others.Ž Sabrina traveled from another state for her abortion. Some women travel for abortions and may need to take time off work, and arrange childca re, or transportation, according to information from Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida, which has a goal of ensuring people have access to care without judgment or shame. For example, through April, more people from out-of-state had traveled into Florida to have abortions „ than the combined number of residents from Charlotte, Sarasota and Lee counties who had abortions throughout Florida, according to AHCA numbers obtained by the Sun Pro-life advocate, Pam Stenzels mother was raped. She doesnt know either birth parent, and though legal abortion would not have been an option at the time, Stenzel is grateful to her birth mother and was ultimately adopted into a loving family. I think we need to recognize the person-hood of the child,Ž said Stenzel, who is senior regional clinic director for Community Pregnancy Clinics Inc., which has provided outreach at some Charlotte County churches and has a location in Sarasota County. Does a mothers right to happiness usurp the right of a child to live?Ž Through early May in Florida, 18,169 elective abortions had occurred. In addition to that, there were 4,005 attributed to social or economic reasons. Just four involved incest, 34 were associated with rape, 188 for fetal defects or abnormalities, and 33 life-endangering conditions for the mother prompted abortions, according to AHCA. Lets love women and empower women enough that abortion is unthinkable,Ž said Stenzel. Sabrina said she doesnt believe unwanted pregnancy or abortion will ever disappear, but hopes people will be safe and educatedŽ if they choose to have one. She has a baby now with her partner, and said she is grateful for help they have received through Pregnancy Careline Center in Charlotte County, which has assisted them with material needs, job coaching and more.Email: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.comABORTIONFROM PAGE 1NUMBER OF ABORTIONS€ These are reported abortions by provider county: YEARLOCATIONNUMBER **2018 YTD Florida 23,040 Charlotte 0 Sarasota400 Lee 652 Hillsborough 2,617 DeSoto 0 Dade4,960 Polk 326 **2017 Florida 68,935 Charlotte0 Sarasota 1,357 Lee 2,072 Hillsborough 7,766 DeSoto0 Dade 15,020 Polk 821 2016 Florida69,770 Charlotte 143 Sarasota 1,423 Lee 1,788 Hillsborough7,180 DeSoto not listed Dade 15,152 Polk 803 2015 Florida 72,023 Charlotte 173 Sarasota 1,500 Lee2,065 Hillsborough 6,980 DeSoto not listed Dade 15,051 Polk1,309 € These are reported abortions by select patient county of residence: YEAR LOCATION NUMBER 2018 YTD Charlotte 84 Lee 539 Polk 488 Dade4,775 Highlands 42 Hillsborough 1,728 Sarasota 235 Out-of-state1,168 **In 2017, AHCA updated its reporting system and physicians performing abortions in more than one location (not including hospitals and abortion clinics) reported as a single physician provider and not specific to the location(s) where the abortions were performed. AHCA is in the process of evaluating the data that is being posted for the public online and anticipates updating that information in the near future. This years statistics are through early May. „ Source: Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) REASONS FOR ABORTION These are the reported abortions by reason given in Florida YEARREASONNUMBER OF PREGNANCY TERMINATIONS YTD 2018 Elective 18,169 Social or Economic Reasons 4,005 Emotional/Psychological Health of the Mother334 Physical Health of Mother that is not life endangering 273 Life Endangering Physical Condition 33 Serious Fetal Genetic Defect, Deformity or Abnormality 188 Incest4 Rape 34 2017 Elective 55,247 Social or Economic Reasons11,222 Emotional/Psychological Health of the Mother 911 Physical Health of Mother that is not life endangering 700 Life Endangering Physical Condition 141 Serious Fetal Genetic Defect, Deformity or Abnormality623 Incest 5 Rape 86 2016 Elective64,342 Social or Economic Reasons 4,471 Emotional/Psychological Health of the Mother 77 Physical Health of Mother that is not life endangering Physical Condition 17 Serious Fetal Genetic Defect, Deformity or Abnormality494 Incest 0 Rape 295 2015 Elective66,497 Social or Economic Reasons 4,497 Emotional/Psychological Health of the Mother 211 Physical Health of Mother that is not life endangering 207 Life Endangering Physical Condition47 Serious Fetal Genetic Defect, Deformity or Abnormality 502 Incest 1 Rape 61 „ Source: Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) LEGAL DEFINITION OF ROE V. WADE410 U.S. 113 (1973), established a womans right to have an abortion without undue restrictive interference from the government. The Court held that a womans right to decide for herself to bring or not bring a pregnancy to term is guaranteed under the Fourteenth Amendment. A Texas law prohibiting abortions had been challenged by an unmarried pregnant woman (Roe) and the court ruled in her favor, finding that the state had violated her right to privacy. In attempting to balance the states rights against the rights of the individual, Justice Harry A. Blackmun held that the states legitimate interest in protecting potential life increased as the pregnancy advanced. While allowing that the state may forbid abortions during the third trimester, Blackmun wrote that a woman is entitled to obtain an abortion freely, after consultation with a doctor, in the first trimester and in an authorized clinic in the second trimester.Ž „ Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary NEW SUPREME COURT ABORTION DECISIONIn one of the latest antiabortion victories for conservatives and major defeat for the rights of women, the Supreme Court recently allowed Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state. The legal fight over the law is not over, but for the time being, the state is now free to enforce the law, which is supported by evangelicals. Planned Parenthood has said that if the law stands, Arkansas would be the only state where women would not have access to a pair of drugs that end pregnancies: mifepristone, which makes it difficult for a fetus to attach to the uterine wall, and misoprostol, which causes the body to expel it, similar to a miscarriage. The decision is the latest in a political assault on reproductive freedoms led by President Donald Trump, who has increasingly pushed for rules making it more difficult for women to receive abortions and been heavily campaigning on the topic since May. Before his switch to the Republican Party, he had described himself as very pro-choice.Ž Iowas governor last month signed legislation prohibiting nearly all abortions in the state after a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation and a potential test to 1973s Roe v. Wade decision. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said he would sign such a law as Florida Republican governor if elected. The Democratic Party described him as an anti-choice extremist.Ž „ Source: Associated Press, Fox News, Orlando Sentinel The door to longtime local Dr. Ali Azimas oce in Port Charlotte shows a security camera above the door in May. According to Azimas oce, protesters frequently picket with signs near the oce on property across an alleyway in opposition to abortion, which is performed by Azima. SUN PHOTOS BY ANDREA PRAEGITZERAcross from the door to Dr. Ali Azimas Port Charlotte oce, a sign with a number for assistance available for people regarding pregnancy was visible.FROM PAGE ONE


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS For Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television. Aside from Sunday morning shows or occasional commercials, religious programming issued end-time warnings, sought monetary contributions, or staged faith healings. But it did not cover news. Today is different, however. Not only are there entire networks devoted to religious broadcasting, but also Christian television has moved directly into covering news and politics, reaching millions of Americans daily with a conservative perspective on current events. As a scholar of religion and politics in America, I believe it is important to understand the impact of the medium at this point of time as well as how it came to have such in”uence.The growth of Christian mediaAmerican Christians have historically used new media to spread the gospel. In the 19th century, evangelicals used pamphlets and advertising techniques. The early 20th century produced a religious radio subculture that is still thriving in programs like the ones offered by Focus on the Family or Moody Radio. By the early 1950s, preachers like Fulton Sheen, Robert Schuller or Billy Graham took to television. While there was occasionally a political overtone to these programs, most of them refrained from explicit commentary. This changed beginning in the 1970s, in large part, because of two related political trends: One, since the late 1970s, largely fundamentalist Protestant organizations like the Moral Majority took to popularizing Christian conservatism. These organizations rallied national support to in”uence politicians to oppose abortion rights and the Equal Rights Amendment, among other causes. Two, around the same time, beginning with Ronald Reagans presidency, conservative politicians started to harness evangelicals as a voting bloc. As a result, many of these politicians began paying closer attention to Christian media for indications of this blocs concerns. This gave Christian media further in”uence in the political world.The televangelistsThe above political changes were re”ected in the rapid growth of Christian shows on cable television. Pat Robertsons longstanding talk show The 700 Club,Ž the end-times prophecy show Jack Van Impe PresentsŽ and others began to address what was happening in the news from a Biblical perspective. They claimed they were providing viewers with realŽ explanations that media and liberal politicians covered up. These shows also reinforced conservative talking points as objective facts. It is true that during this period, American televangelistsŽ experienced several withering scandals. Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart, for example, was discovered with a prostitute, and televangelist Jim Bakker was convicted of fraud. This led some scholars to suggest that religious television went undergroundŽ because of this disrepute. On the contrary, as the data shows, religious broadcasting grew hugely in the 1990s and 2000s. Christian media increasingly commented on current events. And, critically, it began to have an in”uence on the wider culture. For example, from the mid-1990s, popular “lms and novels like Left BehindŽ suggested that viewers with the wrongŽ religious or political beliefs would suffer damnation. Such “lms and literature attracted tens of millions of viewers and readers. Furthermore, Christian media was used to advance conservative biases. Authors and advocates of textbooks and curricula, for example, downplayed the womens movement in American history or referred to slavery as involuntary immigration.Ž Such changes were adopted in some Christian schools and their authors were often featured in Christian media. Even when the in”uence was indirect, the media, schools and entertainment mutually reinforced each others ideas. There is considerable evidence, then, of the connections between evangelical media broadly speaking, Christian news speci“cally, and a conservative Republican base that sought steady support and advocacy from it.Why this mattersThe power of these programs is more than simply the stories covered or guests interviewed „ it is their social impact on religious beliefs. Christian news is effective in conveying its views because it repeats claims that viewers already believe, and provides them with particular emotional experiences that are described as facts. This way of viewing the world has moved closer to the center of conservative politics since the 1980s, a period of time when the Christian right acquired more in”uence in American politics. The themes central to Christian television were more consistently those of the Republican Party. Consider how in the 1980s, Ronald Reagan began to be depicted as Gods agent on Earth. In the 1990s, the growth of multinational corporations and trade deals was decried as part of a demonic new world order.Ž And today, when Islamophobia is on the rise, Christian television channels depict and celebrate President Trump as the “ghter-in-chief, who defends Christians despite his personal faults. These attitudes are re”ected in the contemporary news programs themselves. For example, Robert Jeffress of Dallas First Baptist Church has called Islam a false religionŽ that is demonically inspired. Such claims have been widespread since September 11, 2001, but on Jeffress Pathway to VictoryŽ program, with an audience estimated in the millions, they are given a vast reach without the facts of Islam ever being addressed. Further, Christian Broadcasting Network news regularly features stories about Christians persecuted in Turkey or India. While such persecution clearly does occur in places across the world, it is often cited by CBN and other outlets to support the idea that American Christians are censored or otherwise embattled by liberalism or secularism.Amplifying one view?The growing regularity of such examples has signi“cant implications for American politics. First, assertions that religious liberty is being violated around the world are put out endlessly in what I call the resonance chamber of American public life,Ž in which repetition, aided by social media, helps claims to achieve legitimacy. Second, stories on the Christian news channels are constantly tailored to the idea that viewers are being persecuted. By presenting itself as authoritative, trustworthy journalism, Christian news reassures viewers that they do not need to consult mainstream media in order to be informed. More dangerously, it authorizes a particular, often conspiratorial way of viewing the world. It denounces neutrality or accountability to multiple constituencies as burdensome or even hostile to Christian faith. Sadly, tens of millions of its viewers are left without a sense of two of democracys most necessary foundations: the value of multiple viewpoints and shared political participation. Jason C. Bivins is a professor at North Carolina State University.Spurred by abortion laws, Christian media grew to shape todays American politicsBy JASON C. BIVINSNORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY CHARLOTTE Harriet Grace FranklinHarriet Grace Franklin, 76, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Harriet was the daughter of Nellie Blanche Mauck and Daniel Urton Horne. She was born and raised in Charlotte Harbor, Florida, and proudly raised her children there as well. Harriet retired from the of“ce of Emergency Management in Charlotte County after working for them for over 20 years. Survivors include her sons, Scott Franklin and Michael Franklin; brother, Daniel Horne; sister, Linda Stafanelli; and granddaughter, Grace Bungert. Harriet was recently preceded in death by her husband, Courtney Franklin Jr., on April 19, 2018. She was also preceded in death by her two sisters, Shirley Wharf, and Barbara Smith. Harriet was a beloved mother, wife, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend to many. At Harriets request, there will be no memorial services.Roland D. ReynoldsRoland D. Reynolds RolloŽ, 66, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was born on May 9, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to this area at the end of 2016 after snowbirding for several years. He worked as a machinist with HB Rouse & Co for almost 33 years before retiring in 2009. He enjoyed “shing, boating, kayaking, biking and watching football and hockey. He also enjoyed spending time with his kids and loved going to the beach and “nding sharks teeth. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Zoila Reynolds; and his sons, Kurt Reynolds and Ryan (Anh) Reynolds; siblings, Patrick (Cheryl) Reynolds, Kathy (Fred) Burton, Jeff Reynolds, Kevin (Diane) Reynolds; as well as several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held in the fall, date to be announced. In lieu of ”owers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to the Port Charlotte Florida Cancer Specialist Foundation, or the American Cancer Society. Please visit kays-ponger. com to leave the family your thoughts, memories and condolences on the online guestbook. KaysPonger & Uselton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Esmelda Williams Esmelda Williams, 92, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Tidewell Hospice in Englewood, Florida. Esmelda was born Nov. 12, 1925, in Falmouth, Jamaica West Indies, to the late William Lewis and Mahalia Thompson. She was a nurse in London, England, and in New Jersey before retiring to Florida in 1990 with her beloved husband, Alvin Williams. After 60 years of marriage, Alvin passed away in August, 2017. They were members of Port Charlotte United Methodist Church. Esmelda is survived by her loving family, three daughters, Beverly Shimaka of Laurel, Maryland, Sonia Williams of East Orange, New Jersey, Brenda Williams of Brooklyn, New York; a son, Hubert Williams of Port Charlotte; and three grandchildren, Mukosi Shimaka, Lela Shimaka, and Cameron Gipson. She also leaves behind a wonderful circle of extended family and supportive friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 9 a.m. Until 10 a.m. with funeral services at 10 a.m. at the Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Dr. David DeSilva will of“ciate. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Port Charlotte. After the interment family and friends are invited back to the church for a luncheon. Friends may visit online at to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.NORTH PORT Juanita Mae BaierJuanita Mae Baier, 74, of North Port, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Juanita was born on Oct. 20, 1943, on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, to Marguerite and Herman PeteŽ Williams. Juanita grew up on Chincoteague Island and graduated high school there. She later moved to Northern Virginia area and worked for the U. S. Government in various capacities. During the early 1980s Juanita met and married her husband of 37 years, John Baier. After leaving as Chief Budget Of“cer of the Defense Communications Agency they retired to Chincoteague Island before moving to North Port in the mid-nineties. During this time, she became passionate about gardening, spending much of her day working in the yard. She also volunteered at several area churches, as well as other local charities. She will be remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Juanita will be greatly missed by her husband, John; two step-daughters; “ve grandchildren (4 of whom are currently serving in the U.S. Military); two great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Williams; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held for Juanita at the Living Waters Lutheran Church on Wednesday, June 27. To express condolences to the family please visit and sign the online guest book. Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services. OBITUARIES OBITUARY POLICY Obituaries are accepted from funeral homes only. An abbreviated death notice can be published for $30. Full obituaries and repeat death notices will be subject to an advertising charge. Obituaries must be received by 2 p.m. for Tuesday through Saturday publication. For Sunday through Monday publication deadline is 3p.m. Friday. 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Page 6 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name „ not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. Readers may email Letters to the Editor at Further questions or information, call 941-681-3003. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comPublisher „ Glen Nickerson Executive editor „ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor „ John Hackworth V IEWPOINTHancik, Price there is no comparison Trumps lies are growing like weeds Bureaucracy hurts our school systems Mucho dinero paid in pesos? Trumps new friends were our enemies Conversation article really proved nothing Cheaper drugs wait on Congress to voteEditor: A number of letters have appeared in the Sun recently about the disparity of quali“cations of two candidates running for the Punta Gorda Airport Authority Board. One is the current director and Vice Chairman Rob Hancik and the other is challenger Julie Price. Most letters have questioned the credentials of Ms. Price which essentially are none. Hancik on the other hand has over 30 years of direct airport management experience. So why? Price has raised a substantial amount of money, most of it from well-placed individuals who could stand to bene“t from a board member who might be malleable. Like I said Follow the Money.Ž You can go to the website of the Supervisor of Elections and see who donates and how much. Its hard to get people to vote in primaries but an election can be decided way before November. Do you want a person on the board who has knowledge and experience or an individual who has only bought an airline ticket for a resume. Vote for Rob Hancik in the August primary.Allan Boynton Punta GordaEditor: Recent Trump lies: Trump: If you read the IGs (Inspector Generals) report, Ive been totally exonerated.Ž Someone should tell Mueller. Trump and Kim: I signed an agreement where we get everything, everything.Ž Please provide list. Trump and Kim, again: They (North Koreans) are doing so much for us.Ž Again, please provide list. Trump and Kim, last time: He (Kim) speaks and his people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same thing.Ž Yes sir! Trump and immigrant children. I hate that children are being taken away. The Democrats have to change their law.Ž Every statute (law) has an ID number, please provide number. Trump and Mike Flynn (Trumps National Security Advisor): I mean really it turned out maybe he didnt lie.Ž Flynn confessed to lying. Trump and Manafort (Trumps campaign advisor): Manafort has nothing to do with our campaign.Ž 10-9 that, over. (walkie-talkie code for repeat) Trump and the Mueller team: They have no Republicans.Ž Mueller is a registered Republican Trump and Crimea annexation: Obama lost Crimea because Putin didnt respect him.Ž What? Please clarify. Trump and NFL: Theyre making $15 million a year. But they shouldnt get the politics involved.Ž Suggestion: Submit their 1st Amendment right to contract arbitration. Who knew Kelly Anne Conway was so prescient when she said on Jan. 21, 2017, Its not a falsehood, its an alternative fact. Kelly Anne, Please explain the difference. The weeds are taking over the garden.Mike Deignan Punta GordaEditor: Recently, I was reading the letters to the editor section as I do everyday. The vast majority of the time the content is of little interest but, today, a letter from Englewood succinctly summed up everything I have been saying about our educational system in every state (seven of them) I have lived in. There is a management problem, not a teaching or money problem. Teachers should be paid more, much more. But the money is already there. Get rid of the useless, bureaucratic layers of management out in place by many politicians over many years. Pare down to the root. Let individual school principals and individual teachers manage their schools like individual businesses and you will see amazing results. The beauty of this approach is that each school could be individually responsible for its results. Have a problem? Change the leadership at that school. Without the extra expenses associated with county education departments, teachers salaries could be doubled with money already in our budget. Education effectiveness would rise. Teachers unions would be unnecessary. What are we waiting for? Gregg Higgins North PortEditor: Are the people in San Diego building the wall, being paid in pesos?Jerry Mitchell Port Charlottemurders suspected rivals „ as very talented, worthy, honorable, and one who loves his people.Ž He minimized Kims human rights violations, including against Americans, saying, Yeah, but so have a lot of other people have done some really bad things.Ž He praised Putin, who invades his neighbors with impunity, runs a kleptocracy, sends murder squads to England, routinely kills his rivals and attacks our elections as getting and AŽ for leadership and bright and talented.Ž Hes done an amazing job,Ž gushed Trump. When confronted with Putins murderous reign, he said, I think our country does plenty of killing also,Ž implying a moral equivalency. Despite Putins record, Trump wants Russia readmitted to the G-7. He said Chinas Xi did something great for making himself president for life. When a Chinese company was caught spying on the U.S., it was quickly smoothed over by a $500 million infusion into a Trump property. Trump lauded the Philippines Duterte, who justi“ed killing journalists and who has murdered thousands of his citizens without trials. Trump treats thugs with deference and scolds allies like they are lazy employees. He described Canadas Trudeau as weakŽ and dishonestŽ and he lied about the U.S./Canada trade surplus, calling it a de“cit. He attacked the leaders of France, Germany, Australia and England as if they were enemies rather than friends. Trumps allies are not Americas allies.Tom Butler Port CharlotteEditor: Trump praised Kim Jong Un „ who starves his people, imprisons three generations for one persons violations, and Editor: The liberally biased The ConversationŽ on June 18 departs common sense and soars into outer space regarding women voting. The methodology begins in a ”awed question and rockets through the analytic stratosphere into pure palaver. The authors used data from the American National Election Study ƒ (when) ƒ women were asked: Do you think that what happens generally to women in this country will have something to do with what happens in your life?Ž Vague question! My sociology, biology and business professors insisted that research needs to ask questions so that what comes back can be understood. As I “rst read that question today, I took it to probe whether what happens in my life can change what happens in other womens lives. Ive worked for 25 years as a volunteer at the Healthcare Businesswomens Association toward the mission of advancing the impact of women in health care. Silly me, I didnt interpret the question as a victim would. In the step described next: Those who answered yes were then asked to report the extent to which what happens to others affects them. (They) used this measure to identify gender-linked fate, or the extent to which women see their futures as tied to those of other women.Ž This adds mud to muddy analytic water. What happened to the women who answered noŽ to the “rst question? All that follows has been sliced and diced out of the 2,000 women in 2012 who all, no doubt, interpreted the “rst question individually.Anne Camille Talley Punta GordaEditor: I urge the readers of this newspaper to ask their U.S. senators to support bringing the CREATES Act (S. 974) to the Senate ”oor and to vote yes for its passage. The Senate Judiciary committee passed Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act by a 16 to 5 vote on June 14. It targets abusive delay tactics that are being used by brand-name pharmaceutical companies to block market entry of more affordable generic drugs. The “rst delay tactic addressed by the CREATES Act is when brand-name drug companies prevent potential generic competitors from obtaining samples of the branded product, so the generic company cannot perform the testing necessary to show that its product is equivalent to the brand-name product, a prerequisite for FDA approval. The second delay tactic addressed by the CREATES Act occurs when brand-name manufacturers, whose products require a distribution safety protocol, refuse to allow generic competitors to participate in that safety protocol, again undermining the generics ability to gain FDA approval. The CREATES Act is intended to provide an ef“cient path for generic drug manufacturers to obtain relief so they can continue working to bring their lower-cost product to market. The Congressional Budget Of“ce (CBO) estimates that passage of the CREATES Act will result in a $3.3 billion net decrease in the federal de“cit and the savings to Americans is likely to be far greater.Dale Jensen Rotonda WestFuture planning needed for Polk water, not lawsuitOUR POSITION: There are long-term solutions to getting more water for Polk County homeowners and businesses and a much-discussed lawsuit would only hinder, not expedite, them. A myriad of agencies, government entities and individuals have been scrambling for a solution to Polk Countys water woes for weeks now. So far, no magic pill has been found to calm fears that the area is slowly running out of water while the Peace River Regional Water Authority is preparing a plan to pump millions more gallons out of the Peace River to fill a planned reservoir in DeSoto County. That plan has fostered threats of a lawsuit from people in Polk County who feel coastal counties are getting more than their share of water. As we wrote earlier, a lawsuit is useless and counter productive. First of all, neither the Polk Regional Water Cooperative, Polk County government nor the Peace River Regional Water Authority has the money to fund what could end up being nearly a million-dollar litigation „ although the water authority is better prepared to take on that expense. Secondly, and most important, the water that would be taken to fill another reservoir here is headed for the Gulf of Mexico. The water is far downstream from Polk. I am scratching my head how this (new permit for DeSoto County) would impact (Polk),Ž Lehman said in a meeting with the Suns editorial board. So, lets forget the lawsuit. Lets plan on water from the Peace River being taken to fill another reservoir for thirsty coastal residents. Where does that leave our friends in Polk County? We propose, for starters, that a water summit is in order. It should include representatives from the PRWC, the Water Authority, Southwest Florida Water Management District (known as Swiftmud) and elected officials in Polk County who believe a lawsuit is the answer. Plans and ideas could be exchanged. Perhaps Polk would even leave with plans to file for a permit to build its own reservoir, to be filled by stormwater. The Peace River is too weak to be pumped into Polk County as it is further downstream when it turns into a mighty river just before emptying into the Gulf. Other solutions to beef up Polks water supply could include tougher requirements on conservation. Maybe using gray water for irrigation or limiting the days lawns can be watered could make a difference. And, if Polk feels slighted, and so desires, discussions could begin to some day apply for membership in the Water Authority. Lehman has said his board would be open to at least discuss the possibility. And, if that ever happens, Polk would have a voice where it now feels shut out. What is obvious, is that no lawsuit is needed. Responsible people can come together to work out a long-term plan for Polk while continuing to prepare for the growth along Floridas Gulf Coast. A lawsuit is a no-win situation „ and a costly one for taxpayers.


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 VIEWPOINTWEEK IN REVIEW Amid the carnage of Republican misrule in Washington, there is this glimmer of good news: The family-shredding policy along the southern border, which was merely the most telegenic recent example of misrule, clari“ed something. Occurring less than 140 days before elections that can reshape Congress, the policy has given independents and temperate Republicans „ these are probably expanding and contracting cohorts, respectively „ fresh if redundant evidence for the principle by which they should vote. The principle is: The congressional Republican caucuses must be substantially reduced. So substantially that their remnants, reduced to minorities, will be stripped of the Constitutions Article I powers that they have been too invertebrate to use against the current wielder of Article II powers. They will then have leisure time to wonder why they worked so hard to achieve membership in a legislature whose unexercised muscles have atrophied because of people like them. Consider the melancholy example of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who wagered his dignity on the patently false proposition that it is possible to have sustained transactions with todays president, this Vesuvius of mendacities, without being degraded. In Robert Bolts play A Man for All Seasons,Ž Thomas More, having angered Henry VIII, is on trial for his life. When Richard Rich, who More had once mentored, commits perjury against More in exchange for the of“ce of attorney general for Wales. More says: Why, Richard, it pro“ts a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world ... But for Wales!Ž Ryan traded his political soul for ... a tax cut. He who formerly spoke truths about the accelerating crisis of the entitlement system lost everything in the service of a president pledged to preserve the unsustainable status quo. Ryan and many other Republicans have become the presidents poodles, not because James Madisons system has failed but because todays abject careerists have failed to be worthy of it. As Madison explained it in Federalist 51: Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place.Ž Congressional Republicans (congressional Democrats are equally supine toward Democratic presidents) have no higher ambition than to placate this president. By leaving dormant the powers inherent in their institution, they vitiate the Constitutions vital principle, the separation of powers. Recently Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who is retiring, became an exception that illuminates the depressing rule. He proposed a measure by which Congress could retrieve a small portion of the policymaking power that it has, over many decades and under both parties, improvidently delegated to presidents. Congress has done this out of sloth and timidity „ to duck hard work and risky choices. Corkers measure would have required Congress to vote to approve any trade restrictions imposed in the name of national security.Ž All Senate Republicans worthy of the conservative label that all Senate Republicans ”aunt would privately admit that this is conducive to sound governance and true to the Constitutions structure. But the Senate would not vote on it „ would not allow it to become just the second amendment voted on this year. This is because the amendment would have peeved the easily peeved president. The Republicancontrolled Congress, which waited for Trump to undo by unilateral decree the border folly they could have prevented by actually legislating, is an advertisement for the unimportance of Republican control. The Trump whisperer regarding immigration is Stephen Miller, 32, whose ascent to eminence began when he became the Savonarola of Santa Monica High School. Corey Lewandowski, a Trump campaign of“cial who fell from the kings grace but is crawling back (he works for Mike Pences political action committee), recently responded on Fox News to the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome taken from her parents at the border. Lewandowski replied: Wah, wah.Ž Meaningless noise is this administrations appropriate libretto because, just as a magnet attracts iron “lings, Trump attracts, and is attracted to, louts. In todays GOP, which is the presidents plaything, he is the mainstream. So, to vote against his partys cowering congressional caucuses is to af“rm the nations honor while quarantining him. A Democratic-controlled Congress would be a basket of deplorables, but there would be enough Republicans to gum up the Senates machinery, keeping the institution as peripheral as it has been under their control, and asphyxiating mischief from a Democratic House. And to those who say, But the judges, the judges!Ž the answer is: Article III institutions are not more important than those of Articles I and II combined. George Wills email address is georgewill@ November, vote against the GOP George Will Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Like so many Americans, this columnist longs for the voice of another, the great and good Charles Krauthammer, who died last week, leaving us mortals to plod through the darkness without the light of his reasoned guidance. A revered Washington Post colleague, Krauthammer was a psychiatrist as well as a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, a rare embodiment of exquisite logic and philosophical insight, as well as a wordsmith of enviable skill. Although I penned my tribute to the man while he was still living, he inevitably came to mind as I perused the morning mail and wondered about the extreme disconnect between how people have viewed the border crisis these past few weeks. Though he never played the psychiatrist card, Krauthammer surely must have taken into account the psychological dimensions and rami“cations of a given issue. It would be nearly remiss not to, given todays ever-more partisan and tribal ways. To wit: The crying child. Most have seen the photo of a 2-year-old child sobbing as her mother is being patted down by a Border Patrol agent. This image, which would touch anyones heart, became an instant viral infestation,Ž to borrow the presidents term for the migrant ”ow, and it quickly shifted the border debate from one of urgency to near hysteria. Lets just say coifs are a”ame. For Democrats, the quintessential photo provided the ultimate bunker buster for the mid-term battles ahead. For Republicans, it was merely further evidence of the Fake News empire striking, yet again. The profanely unwise Ann Coulter even suggested that such children were actors trained by liberals. Next came Time magazines newest cover, a powerful illustration showing the tiny tot standing alone before a looming President Trump, with the caption: Welcome to America.Ž During the small window between the photos global debut and the Time cover, fresh information surfaced clarifying that the child, though clearly upset, was not ultimately separated from her mother, as many would have inferred. You could practically hear the Yahoos!Ž from the Oval Of“ce to the Fox News headquarters. For the rest of the world, the image remains iconic and understood as what was intended, presumably by the photographer, and surely by Time „ a human symbol of a terrible policy gone awry. The fact that this little girl wasnt taken away from her mother „ hallelujah „ doesnt erase all the others who have been separated, nor does it alter the reality of suffering imposed on so many migrant families. It does remind us, in the case of the photograph, that captions should be as complete as possible. Pictures are more powerful than a thousand words, to be sure, but journalism standards require as much accompanying information as we can get. In the viral social media world, this doesnt always happen. As for Time, an illustration, like a cartoon, isnt meant to be taken literally. It is, after all, a “gurative representation. Whatever the fallout, the photo served a noble purpose in helping organize peoples outrage, no doubt leading Trump to issue an executive order Wednesday to end the separation abuse. Unfortunately, the image of this poor, innocent child will be used by both sides to advance political purposes. Meanwhile, 2,300 children already have been separated and housed, who-knows-where? In at least some cases, of“cialdom hasnt a clue. This should be appalling to anyone with a heartbeat, but guess what? It isnt. The disconnect mentioned earlier is con“rmed both by my mailbag and by recent polling that shows up to 58 percent of Republicans supported the separation policy, while two-thirds of Americans overall did not. This data is re”ected in letters from which two clear perspectives emerge: One, the crying child is an obvious metaphor for a terrible policy; two, this particular child was not separated from her mother and, therefore, everything else reported from the border can be dismissed as liberal/ Marxist propaganda. As a charitable concession commensurate with the moment, lets assume that anyone can entertain the following two thoughts at once: It is possible to both honor the law and other peoples basic human rights. Yes, of course, the migrating parents are responsible for bringing their young children to the border without documentation, but theirs is a sin born mostly of desperation; ours is a sin of volition, lacking even ordinary logic or a philosophy of compassion, both of which are today in scarcer supply with the departure of one Dr. Krauthammer. Oh, dear Charles, to read your mind. 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Page 8 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS G A R A G E S A L E 1 B L O C K B N 2 1 5 I B R A K E F O R G A R A G E S A L E S GONESHOPPINGI2 SHOPSHOP LOCALLY SAVE GASMY FAVORITE STORELOCAL SHOPSHOMERESTA URANT FOR LUNCHFINE DININGGROCERIES Cant find it anywhere?Dont give up … check the Classifieds! BIRTHDAYS Happy 14th birthday to Ethan Muehl on his special day, June 25. Happy 16th birthday to Julia Johnson on her special day, June 29. CONTACT FOR BIRTHDAYSEach week in Sundays Sun we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, along with the persons name, age, and birthday month and date, to Sherri Dennis at Deadline is noon Wednesday. Note: If you bring or mail in a hard-copy photo (to 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980), we will try to accommodate you, but we CANNOT guarantee the ability to return it to you. For more information, call Sherri at 941-206-1010. WEEKLY RECORDCharlotte County marriage licenses€ Susan Marie Connor of Elkin, N.C., and Jordan Bradley Berry of Elkin, N. C. € Isaac Sullivan Willard Esteban of Port Charlotte, and Brenda Victoria Murdock, of Port Charlotte € Alex Mckenzie Mell of Batavia, Ohio, and Daniel Robert Ploetz of Batavia, Ohio € Crystal Renay Hale of Virginia Beach,Va., and John Ross Anderson of Virginia Beach,Va. € Virginia Wolfe of Port Charlotte, and Douglas Kent Booker of Port Charlotte € Cyndee Marie Hampel of Port Charlotte, and Roger Lee Eversole of Port Charlotte € Ralph Devoy Black of Cape Coral, and Amanda Lynn Newsome of Port Charlotte € Jack Edward Baker of Port Charlotte, and Shane Russell Souza of Port Charlotte € Francis Joseph Costello of Port Charlotte, and Julia Christine McDuffie of Port Charlotte € James Edward Swanson of Rotonda West, and Luanne Begin of Rotonda West € Carolyn Ann Silvia of Taunton, Mass., and Dennis Wayne Lawrence of Englewood € Stuart Donald Warren of Englewood, and Hosanna Joy Schwable of Englewood € Hendricksa Ferdinand of North Port, and Duane Roger Taylor of North Port € Victor Alphonso Simpson of Punta Gorda, and Susan Kay Kongs of Punta Gorda € Jarrett Lane Phipps of Punta Gorda, and Fabiana Sofia Yanez of Punta Gorda € Chris Tania Burkhalter of Port Charlotte, and Richard Edward Casey of Port Charlotte € Andrew Chase Stutzman of North Port, and Ashley Nicole Enberg of North Port € Matthew Joseph Fleury of North Port, and Priscilla Gonzalez of North Port € Anthony Pendelton Eberhardt of Rotonda West, and Samantha Elizabeth Schneible of Sarasota € Robert William Brockell of Port Charlotte, and Dargis Gonzalez of Port Charlotte € Kevin Walter Malott of North Port, and Lisa Margaret McIntosh of Port Charlotte € Joni Louise Manis of Port Charlotte, and Gregory Alan Truman of Port Charlotte € Peter William Gladkowski of Kankakee, Ill., and Rachel Louise Anderson of Port CharlotteCharlotte County divorces€ Joy R. Cross v. Dale Cross € Katie Marie Delucca v. Aaron Delucca € Aaron Diaz v. Erin Diaz € Yareylis Hernandez v. Miguel Dominguez € Marykathy L. Padgett, v. Thomas J. Padgett € Robert Platter v. Sara Platter € Milorky E. Tavarez v. Virgilio N. Tavarez € Jeremy St. John Wason v. Tera Wason WINNERS CIRCLEAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners June 17: 1-Tommie Holl, John Seaman; 2-Fran Smith, Nancy Gant; 3-Bill Kirkaldy, George Holl.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners June 18: 1-Tom Zinneman, 4210; 2-Hilda Schnare, 3190; 3-Jean Finks, 3080; 4-Ann Lewis, 3040.Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club€ Slam Bridge winners June 20: 1-Maria Couper; 2-Keith Rueckel; 3-George Miller. € Mahjong winners June 19: Connie Martell; Jeri Schaller.Charlotte Square Condominium Complex€ Charlotte County Bridge Group winners June 16: Bill Kutschman, 5230; Helen Wetzke, 5170; Connie Oberlander, 4930; Fred Weibel, 4660.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners June 14: 1-Dave Johnson, Sharon Redmond; 2-Leslie Clugston, Fred Andreas; 3-Ann Benmayor, Warren Prince. June 19: (N/S) 1-Richard and Susan Mougalian; 2-Bob Mohrbacher, Elizabeth Wood; 3-Diana Prince, Bruce Baurer. (E/W) 1-Bill Vigneault, Warren Prince; 2-Bob Rancourt, Jim Barrett; 3-Christine Beury, Mary Revins. € Mahjong winners June 14: Table 1: Linda Kopp, Bea Oram; Table 2: Gina Adamo, Carole Drake; Table 3: Bev Levy, Julee Craig; Table 4: Judy Sprauge. June 20: Table 1: Linda Kopp, Bea Oram; Table 2: Teresa Goodman; Table 3: Betty Saindon; Table 4: Marie Devlin, Jan Gifford; Table 5: Evelyn Kalmaer, Judy Sprauge. € Port Charlotte Cribbage Club 147 winners June 20: John McPherson, 16; Sharon Liotta, 12; Flo Ippolito, 12; Ed Mielke, 12.Englewood Elks€ Trivia Game winners June 19: 1-Phillies, $34; 2-Barbarians, $10.Isles Yacht Club€ Scrabble winners June 15: Judith Howell, 225; Jolene Mowry, 303; Jane Seatter, 352; Mariannne Schenkel, 303.Kings Gate€ Wednesday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners June 20: Gary Sblendorio, 1420; Jan Howard, 1348. € Friday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners June 15: Bob Garbowicz, 1277; Fred Smith, 1232; Gary Sblendorio, 1012. € Monday Bridge winners June 18: 1-Jini Clayton, 5720; 2-Cleta Clark, 4650; 3-Joyce Weibel, 4510; 4-Georgia Klemm, 3900.Kingsway Country Club€ Ladies Bridge winners June 15: 1-Linda Bellmore; 2-Carol Fisher. June 20: 1-Linda Bellmore; 2-Carol Fisher. € Partners Bridge winners June 20: 1-Dave Baker; 2-Ro Murphy.Moose Lodge 2121€ Euchre Card Game winners June 14: Allan S. Weithman, 74; Ginger Emerine, 71; Jim Knott, 68; Lois Swincher, 67; Jan Meeks, 64. June 21: Mike Emerine, 83; Jan Howard, 75; Kathy Weithman, 70; Nancy Lanigan, 66; Wanda Clark, 66; Bonnie M. Weithman, 66. € Contract Bridge winners June 13: Connie Oberlander, 5470; Jay Oberlander, 5370; Jerry Shoemaker, 4740; Barbara Allore, 4460.Port Charlotte Bridge Club€ Friday Bridge winners June 15: Georgia Klemm, 6060; Judi Quinn, 5380; Trudy Riley, 5340; Virginia Clayton, 5170.Riverwood€ Friday Night Riverwood Trivia Game winners June 15: 1-Sawgrass Sharks; 2-Riverwood Rebels.Twin Isles Country Club€ Duplicate Bridge winners June 20: 1-Nancy Scheer, Joan Shute; 2-Nancy Padgett, Barbara Clay. June 21: 1-Terry Leavy, Joan Shute; 2-Nancy Scheer, Susan Baird; 3-Katie Costello, Sandy Lorien.North Port Senior CenterBridge Winners June 18: North/South „ 1st: Helen Norris and Dave Johnson; 2nd: Sharon Redmond and Pam Dean. East/West „ 1st: Marcia Lanphear and John Herrmann; 2nd: Jane Rothschild and Jean Hanson Want to add your group? Email for details. ENGLEWOOD „ Suncoast Humane Society is now accepting photo entries for its 2019 Pet Calendar. Cute photos of adorable pets are rolling in, along with people voting for the winners. All pet photo entries will be featured in the calendar, with winners receiving coveted placement. The photo contest and calendar is a community supported fundraiser for our local humane society, offering programs and services in Charlotte County, Sarasota County, Boca Grande and beyond. Entering the contest is easy. You are able to upload your pets photos at or email a digital photo to You also can mail or drop off an original photo print to Suncoast Humane Societys adoption center, 6781 San Casa Drive, Englewood. All submissions by mail, walk-in or email can be uploaded for online voting, at the entrants request. One hundred percent of calendar proceeds go directly to the programs, services, and care of the animals entrusted to Suncoast Humane Society. Entry to the contest requires a $25 donation and you receive a complimentary calendar with each entry. Photo entries can then be shared via Facebook, other social media and emailed to family and friends to encourage voting. Voting and contest entry takes place on the website. Each vote earns $1 for the homeless animals cared for by Suncoast Humane Society. A full description of the contest and entry rules are available on their website at www.humane. org. Entries and votes can be made until Aug. 31 with winners being announced in September. Contest entries can be viewed or made by visiting www. suncoasthumanesociety. Advertising is available in the calendar and inquires can be made to Suncoast Humane Society at 941-474-7884, ext. 406 or Suncoast Humane Society has been serving animals and people since 1971. Founded as Englewood Animal Aid Society, the organizations services and programs were soon challenged to meet the demands placed on them by the pet over-population crises.Suncoast Humane Society seeks calendar petsBy ROBYN SPITSUNCOAST HUMANE SOCIETY PHOTO PROVIDEDThe Suncoast Humane Societys 2018 calendar was a popular fundraiser. The nonprot orgainzation is accepting photos of pets for the 2019 edition. CHARLOTTE COUNTY „ Start shooting now for the 2019 Show Us Your Charlotte calendar. The county is asking photographers of all kinds to submit their photos of the county which can include beaches, parks, waterways, preserves or people. The best 15 shots will be featured in the upcoming years calendar. The deadline for submission is Aug. 31 with calendars coming out in late November at libraries, recreation centers, administration of“ces and the various Chambers of Commerce. To enter, visit www. and upload a photograph along with information about the photographer and the subject. Participants can enter as many photographs as desired, but only one can be selected per photographer. Winners will be noti“ed by phone or email. In the “rst 24 hours last week, 22 entries were submitted, said Brian Gleason, communications of“cer for the county. This is the second year of the calendar campaign with some 350 entries for the 2018 calendar, Gleason said. The county will also use winning photos on its social media pages including Facebook and Twitter. Last years submissions included some sunsets on the water, kayaks in the mangroves and umbrellas on the beach. Calendars are handed out free of charge. They were so popular last year, Gleason said, that the county ended up giving out 10,400. Final selections will be made by a committee of seven or eight people from the Public Information Of“ce plus some amateur photographers in other county of“ces.Email: ecalvert@sun-herald.comCharlotte needs photos for calendarBy ELIZABETH CALVERT STAFF WRITERNOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP CITY OF PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDAYOU ARE HEREBY noti“ ed that on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., the City Council of the City of Punta Gorda will hold a public workshop with members of the business community to garner input regarding the Citys current business environment, Land Development Regulations, Code of Ordinances and future opportunities. This workshop is open to all members of the community. Said workshop will be held at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, 75 Taylor Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. Any persons desiring to be heard on this matter may appear at the above time and place. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 9 at the family level. Every family has members with different needs. As a parent, you love all your children equally, but certain children need more of your time and potentially more of your money than other children. Even perhaps in your will, you struggle with how to allocate money. Do I give more of my money to the successful child who will do more good with it and make the money multiply? Do I give money to all of my children equally? Do I give more of my money to the child that needs it the most? What is the appropriate definition of equal? My guess is, like me, you too have Socialist and perhaps even Communist leanings when it concerns your family. The gift Nassim Taleb gave me was the understanding that I, and most Americans, each carry Libertarian, Republican, Democrat and Socialist leanings within us. Each person I meet likely is not simply only a Democrat or a Republican. We are a mix of all four philosophies. Nassim helped me understand that the idea of individualism versus collectivism is actually just a spectrum. Most of us will embrace individualism or collectivism based on how close the other persons need is to what we consider family. If you are in the Sudan, expect parental Tough Love from Americans. If the need is for someone in the immediate blood family, we may talk about the need for Tough Love, but we will likely act as Communists or Socialists. Somewhere, in the federal to city space that lies between family and foreigners, most of us end up center-left or center-right. The national parties try to force our four-part philosophy into just one box „ their own. But most of us Americans are four parts. We dont want us, or our country, to always be forced into a single box. Share your thoughts. You can contact David at daviddr@sun-herald. com .DAVIDFROM PAGE 1 score used for the final rankings. The best city for jobs in the Sunshine State overall is in nearby Sarasota, which ranked fourth in the quality of its job market, according to WalletHub. Top employers there include: Sarasota Memorial Hospital, PGT Innovations and Publix, according to the Sarasota County Economic Development Corporation. Some of Charlotte Countys top private employers include Publix, Walmart and Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte HMA Inc., according to 2017 data from Charlotte Countys Economic Development Office (EDO). Port Charlotte scored higher for average work and commute time in the WalletHub study. And local officials are optimistic about the future. Dave Gammon, business recruitment supervisor for the Charlotte County EDO, said the job market is strong. We hope we can continue to bring new companies here,Ž Gammon said.Email: lhardaway@sun-herald.comJOBSFROM PAGE 1 BEST PLACES FOR JOBS IN FLA. Overall Rank 2016 Overall Rank 2018 Job Market Rank Socioeconomic Rank Sarasota 1 1 4 40 Venice 70 27 25 33 Fort Myers 24 37 16 118 North Port 106 83 94 51 Port Charlotte 105 120 96 128 North Fort Myers 120 133 131 121 „ Source: Wallet HubCar wash plannedThe Port Charlotte Bandits cheerleaders are holding a car wash fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon today at the Peachland of“ce of Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 24163 Peachland Blvd. The squad is requesting a $5 minimum for each car wash, but donations in any amount are appreciated. For more information, call Tiffany Hurcomb at 941-815-5890.Join the Punta Gorda Elks for just a dollarOnly during the month of July, you can join the largest Elks Lodge in the state of Florida when the normal initiation fee of $100 is reduced to just $1 during the month of July. Prorated fees are due at the time of application also. Enjoy award-winning chicken every Monday night. Dance to the bands every Friday and Saturday night. Bring the family to a picnic on the river during special occasions. Play bingo every Thursday or just sit and relax under one of our thatched tiki huts by the river. To pickup your application go to the lodge at 25538 Shore Drive, Punta Gorda, or call the lodge at 941637-2606 ext. 404.Library eventsSeveral free summer events for teenagers are slated for the North Port Library. It hosts Introduction to Improv for Teens at 1 p.m. Friday, June 29 led by Hedda Matza-Haughton. The program has limited space. Those interested can register in advance at, by calling at 941-861-5000, or by stopping by at the North Port Library. The programs are open to teens in the incoming years of sixth-to-12th grades.Wing Fest Sons of AMVETS Post 2000 hosts Wing Fest from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, June 30. There will be 10 ”avors of wings with a choice of “ve for $5.50, or 10 for $9. Fries available for $2. Carry outs are also available. At 7:30 p.m., Greg Gage provides music. The post is at 401 Ortiz Blvd. Warm Mineral Springs. For more information, call 941-429-1999.Pirates adventureThe Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dearborn St., Englewood presents Showtime for Kids: Pirates Treasure AdventureŽ from 1:302:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Help search for lost treasure and enjoy some awesome magic, amazing balloons, hilarious audience participation and laugh out loud comedy along the way. This program, for children ages 3-11, is funded by the Friends of Elsie Quirk Library.Smoked Mullet AwardThe Secret Society of Smoked Mullets will host its annual Award Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, June 29, at 2095 N. Beach Road, Englewood. Winners will be announced for the annual Smoked Mullet Award, as well as The Englewood Legends Award. The winners are chosen for their contributions to the areas past growth and successes. Special guest speaker John McCarthy will talk about the discovery of the 7,200-yearold archaeological site located near Manasota Key in the Gulf of Mexico. The event is sponsored by the Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are $25 each, and space is limited. Tickets are available through the chamber and at www. lane closures plannedIntermittent lane closures will occur on Peachland Boulevard, between Loveland Boulevard and Forest Nelson Boulevard, on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Friday, July 20. The closures are required to repair the shoulders on Peachland Boulevard. Travelers will experience intermittent, slow moving traf“c and/ or temporary delays within the project limits and should allow extra time when planning to travel through this area. Travelers are encouraged to choose an alternate route when possible. Public Works reminds motorists to remain alert at all times and to exercise caution when traveling in the vicinity of construction zones. 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Page 10 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSWith hurricane season in full swing, seawall reconstruction is still ongoing with the anticipation of completion around the end of 2019 to the beginning of 2020, according to the city. While this endpoint seems far off, the city is making progress in its repairs to the regions seawalls. Marine Contracting Group will be replacing damaged seawalls in Burnt Store Isles in the fall which has been divided into BSI North and BSI South. MCG has submitted a schedule to start work in the BSI-S section beginning Oct. 1. The city is planning a workshop prior to that date to answer any questions for the seawall replacements in BSI. Residents will have the opportunity to speak with Punta Gorda Canal Maintenance employees. As of this report, the contractors have poured 250 panels for a total of 6,605 seawall panels to date. Roughly 10,000 seawall panels are needed to repair damage from Irma. Crews have “lled 43 depressions in Punta Gorda Isles. Work is underway in six PGI zones and Harborwalk, according to the city. We have three seawall contractors,Ž said Rick Keeney, public works director with the city. The local contractor was able to hit the ground running and is pretty much on schedule. The two contractors from out of the area are behind schedule. Time was needed for mobilization, becoming familiar with the canal system and the citys construction methods.Ž With hurricane season back for 2018, Keeney said that the city does have its concerns. The rain amounts and tide or storm surge levels are major factors in seawall failures. In Irmas case,Ž said Keeney, most of the water was removed from the harbor and canal system along with heavy rain amounts. The rain amount caused the hydrostatic pressure from the land-side to push or break the seawalls. If the water level in the canal system were to stay high, seawall failures would likely have been greatly reduced.Ž Keeney said that the city has provided erosion control for the areas being considered as high priority that will not be addressed until after July. We continue to monitor for erosion and will take corrective measures as needed,Ž said Keeney. If another hurricane hits we will do our best to respond to our citizens needs. Every hurricane is unique with its own challenges.Ž The city has also suggested that waterfront property owners avoid planting anything but grass for at least six feet back from the seawall cap, according to the citys weekly highlight report. They should also avoid placement of large trees adjacent to the seawalls. Sprinkler heads and pool water discharge should also be kept six feet away from seawall. Property owners should also allow the grass to grow halfway over the seawall cap which will help prevent rutting and allow the water to run off into the canal. The city highlighted these tips in their weekly highlights report. In the report, it is noted that the city of Punta Gorda abides by the EPAs National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System with the goal of improving water quality. The city recommends property owners avoid releasing any liquids into the canal, such as pool over”ow or drainage pipes. They also suggest owners do not paint, alter or install accessories on or through the seawall cap, such as cleats, hang conduit or discharge pipes among other options. The city has also asked boaters to watch their speed in the canals as seawall repairs continue. According to the highlight report, the city has requested that no person operate a boat in creeks canals, harbors or docking areas in a manner that would produce a wake capable of causing damage to other boats, docks, seawalls, shorelines or other property by wash or erosion. As of this report, there was no update as far as any funding from FEMA for the seawall replacement. We continue to supply requested documentation and information as requested (to FEMA),Ž said Keeney. Email: dsutphin@sun-herald.comSeawall reconstruction expected to run until early 2020By DANIEL SUTPHINSTAFF WRITER GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP Play any or all of the participating courses for your chance to Championship Tournament Sponsor GOLF COURSE First qualifying tournament June 30 at Spring Lake Golf Resort -REGISTER NOW! HOLE SPONSORS:Professional Hearing Aid Centers € Royals Furniture € Codys € Dimitris € Huston Chevrolet € J. Biance Financial € AB Carts € SFSC € AAA Direct Discount Championship Tournament September 15 th *Course to be announced Open to amateurs with a valid handicap. Ladies & Mens Divisions. Pro Am Points. 50% of the field will advance to Championship 8:30 am Shotgun Start Cost $50 Qualifying tournamentAdditional $30 Fee for qualifying player to play in championship tournament.adno=3589381


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 11 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSTwo suspects were arrested Wednesday after a Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce K-9 alerted to narcotics during a traf“c stop. A deputy stopped the v ehicle for several traf“c violations in Port Charlotte and observed suspicious interaction between the driver, later identi“ed as Justin Atwood, 30, and a passenger, Joseph OBrien, 36. Atwood provided a Florida Identi“cation Card and stated he did not possess a drivers license, according to a CCSO press release. He denied ownership of anything inside the vehicle and refused consent to search it. K-9 Ladybird conducted a free air sniff around the vehicle, alerting to the presence of narcotics. Ladybird is certi“ed through the United States Police Canine Association to detect the odors of marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin, MDMA, and cocaine. During a search of the vehicle, a black backpack was located on the passenger side ”oorboard, bearing the name Peenutt,Ž which is OBriens nickname, the press release stated. Inside the backpack, multiple baggies were located containing a white crystal substance which tested positive for methamphetamine. Used syringes were also located on the ”oorboard. The total amount of meth found in his bag weighed approximately 9.68 grams, according to the press release. Justin Atwood was charged with driving on a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held at the Charlotte County Jail with a $12,000 bond. Joseph OBrien was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond at the Charlotte County Jail is $17,500. Traffic enforcements announcedCHARLOTTE COUNTY „ Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce will increase traf“c enforcement at the following locations: € Burnt Store Road € Gulfstream Boulevard/Marathon Boulevard Top crash locations: € S. McCall Road/ Sunnybrook Boulevard € Tamiami Trail/ Cochran Boulevard € Tamiami Trail/ Conway BoulevardThe Charlotte County Sheris Oce reported the following arrests: € Nathaniel Williams Jr., 35, of Sarasota. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $20,000. € David Scott Farra, 48, Rotonda Circle, Rotonda West. Charges: operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and failure to have motor vehicle liability insurance. Bond: $2,000. € Ronald William Monroe, 50, 4800 block of Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. Charges: driving without license revoked habitual oender and out of county warrant. Bond: $5,472. € Leeann Marie Chiasson, 31, 700 block of Agabedis Ave., Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $7,500. € Jerey Scott Cousins Sr., 53, 28200 block of Bermont Road, Punta Gorda. Charge: battery. Bond: $5,000. € George Michael Sacra, 61, of Goulds, Florida. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $5,000. € Jameson Joseph Fahey, 24, 1100 block of Martha Place, Englewood. Charges: burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed, grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $27,500. € Arcadio Parades Mejia, 47, of Bradenton. Charge: driving with license expired more than six months. Bond: $1,000. € Christopher Laurence Jordan, 47, of Temple Terrace. Charge: driving while license suspended third or subsequent oense. Bond: none. € Daniel Mark Bouchard, 20, of Tampa. Charges: four counts o bond/forfeiture/revocations, battery and resisting an ocer without violence. Bond: $5,000. € Jonathan Clark Swierczynski, 36, 21800 block of Felton Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $2,500. € John Robert Bowen, 61, 200 block of Wabash Terrace, Port Charlotte. Charges: underlying charge and failure to appear. Bond: $6,000. € Anthony Joseph Ranuro, 36, 6300 block of Munsing Ave., North Port. Charge: DUI. Bond: $2,500. € Sheila Dennis Marchany, 36, 2200 block of South McCall Road, Englewood. Charges: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and battery. Bond: $7,500. € Michael Wayne Hayton, 36, of Venice, Florida. Charges: burglary of dwelling or structure causing damage more than $1,000 and criminal mischief between $200 and $1,000 damage. Bond: None. € Stacey Lynn Foley, 54, 300 block of Capitola St., Port Charlotte. Charge: DUI. Bond: None. € Amber Nadine Ann Sevenack, 31, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: municipal ordinance violation, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: None. € Andrew Blayne Valentino, 29, 23000 block of Seneca Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: driving while license suspended (second oense) and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: $7,500. € Benjamin John Phillips Sr., 52, 100 Martin Drive, Port Charlotte. Charge: grand theft property more than $300 but less than $5,000. Bond: None. € Francisco Cruz Rivera, 42, 21800 block of Felton Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Bond: $1,000. € Richard Carey Bullard Jr., 39, of Arcadia, Florida. Charge: driving while license suspended (third or subsequent oense). Bond: $5,000. The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrest: € Lanitha Ellen Scanes, 33, of Miami. Charges: driving while license suspended second oense and outof-county warrant. Bond: $4,500. The Sarasota County Sheris Oce reported the following arrests: € Hannah Barns, 29, 200 block of North Matisse Circle, Nokomis. Charge: grand theft. Bond: $1,500. € Jesse Boatright, 39, 200 block of North Ravenna St., Nokomis. Charges: grand theft and probation violation (original charge: petty theft). Bond: $26,500. € Joseph Bryant, 36, Colonial and Albee Road, Venice. Charge: disorderly conduct in a public place. Bond: $120. € Joe Thompson, 40, 1300 block of Tripoli Drive, North Port. Charges: unarmed burglary of an unoccupied structure, criminal mischief through property damage and grand theft. Bond: $4,500. € Ryan Zayner, 19, 4700 block of Heron Road, Venice. Charge: probation violation (original charge: resisting an ocer without violence). Bond: none. The Sarasota Police Department reported the following arrest: € Craig Weissinger, 33, 100 block of Trevisco Court, Venice. Charges: driving with a suspended license, possession of cocaine and possession or use of narcotics equipment. Bond: $3,500. The North Port Police Department reported the following arrests: € Gregory Baber, 65, 4800 block of Adelaide Ave., North Port. Charge: battery. Bond: none. € Terrell Brown, 26, 4400 block of LaFrance Ave., North Port. Charge: sexual assault by a 24-year-old or older to a victim 16 or 17 years old. Bond: $7,500. „ Compiled by Kayla Gleason, Anne Easker and Lauren CoeyPort Charlotte traffic stop leads to meth arrest POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. 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Page 12 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 STATE NEWS To view todays legal notices and more visit, To view todays legal notices and more visit, 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 06 / 2 4/ 20 1 8 PUTCLASSFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU! FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! 3114 INVITATION TO BID N O TI C E O F AVAILABILITY O F BID SPECIFICATIONS REQUEST FOR BIDS CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA The County of Charlotte will be re c eiving sealed bids at the Purchas i ng Division, Suite 344, Charlotte C ounty Administration Center, 1 8500 Murdock Circle, Port Char l otte, FL 33948-1094, for: BID NO. 2018000409 SALE OF COUNTY OWNED PROPERTIES It is the intent of the County to e nter into a Purchase and Sale A greement to sell each of the 52 P roperties listed herein to the h ighest bidder who complies with t he terms and conditions set forth h erein. The County reserves the r ight to reject any and/or all bids b ecause they are too low. PRE-BID CONFERENCE: 9:0 0 A .M. (EST), JUNE 27, 2018 PURCHASING DIVISION CONF ERENCE ROOM BID OPENING: 2:00 P.M. ( EST), JULY 11, 2018 PURCHASING DIVISION CONF ERENCE ROOM Bid Documents may be obtained b y accessing the Charlotte Count y P urchasing Divisions website a t h ttps://purchasingbids.charlotte c under Purchasing B ids OnlineŽ, document numbe r 1 84092. Any questions can be a nswered by contacting Alisa L. T rue, CPPB, Senior Contract Spe c ialist by e-mail at alisa.true@char l o r 9 41.743.1549. Publish: June 17, 24, 2018 163352 3587022 3116 NOTICE OF ACTION IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL COURT, IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 18-593-DR DIvision: CIVIL Rebecca D. Jones Petitioner, and James C. Flincheum Respondent, NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: JAMES C. FLINCHEUM last known address: 520 SEDALIA, KY 42079 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and tha t you are required to serve a cop y of your written defenses, if any, to it on REBECCA JONES whose ad dress is 25568 DUNDEE RD PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950 on o r before 07/09/2018 and file the original with the clerk of this COur t at 350 E MARION AVE., PUNT A GORDA, FL 33950 berfore service on Petitioner or immediately there after. If you fail to do so, a def ault may be entered agains t you for the relief demanded in the petition The action is asking the court to decide how the following real o r personal property should be di vided: (NONE) Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk o f the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents up request. Y ou must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Designation of Current Mailing and E-Mail address, Florida Supreme Cour t A pproved Family Law Form 12.915) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed or emailed to the address(es) on record at the clerks office. W ARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rulees o f Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or stricking of pleadings. Dated: 05/24/2018 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: J. Kern Deputy Clerk Publish: June 10, 17, 24, AND July 1, 2018 395956 3586262 TALLAHASSEE „ Floridas 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governors of“ce and all three Cabinet seats are open, Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, several congressional seats will be competitive, and Floridians will vote on 13 proposed constitutional amendments, ranging from property tax cuts to banning greyhound racing. The following are items of political interest from the past week:POT, MEET KETTLERepublican Gov. Rick Scott has relentlessly blasted Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson on the airwaves, launching ad after ad criticizing the three-term senator as a career politician. One ad compared Nelson to a Ford Pinto, a now defunct car that was popular in the 1970s. The latest attack? Nelsons too negative. An announcer says, Nelson has learned some tricks. Some cheap tricks, like attacking your opponent regardless of the facts.Ž Um. Hmm. That comes from the campaign team that repeatedly says Nelson has been in Washington half a century.Ž Sure, Nelson has spent a lot of time in D.C., but 50 years? The total is 30: 12 in the U.S. House and now 18 in the Senate.MARCH FOR MIGRANTSPresident Donald Trumps executive order ending future separations of migrant children from their parents isnt stopping the major Democratic candidates for governor from participating in a march in Homestead, where an estimated 1,000 children who entered the country illegally are being housed. Most are unaccompanied minors, but some were separated from their parents at border crossings. Former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, Orlando-area businessman Chris King, and billionaire Jeff Greene all plan to participate in whats called the March to Keep Families Together. We stand against hate and we stand against divisiveness, and we stand against babies, kids, children being used as political pawns,Ž Gillum said at a press conference.CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? One of Greenes “rst television ads features video of a confrontation with then President-elect Donald Trump. It doesnt, however, include audio of the verbal exchange between the Palm Beach billionaires. Asked whether the audio will be made available, Greene said it doesnt exist. He said his wife took the video with her cellphone and was a few tables away from the confrontation. But Greene did describe the event. He just called out to me and started attacking me. He wasnt talking to me. I dont know if you know how the president sometimes works, but Donald Trump points at you and says, Jeff Greene,Ž Greene said. He was clearly unhinged and very upset at the fact that I had come out very big for Hillary (Clinton).Ž Greene said hes seen Trump around town, and he still has a Mar-a-Lago membership, but made it clear the two are not friends. Ive never had lunch or dinner with him,Ž Green said. Hes never been to my home, Ive never broken bread with him or anyone in his family.ŽNOSHOW SCOTT?This coming week Florida Republicans are going to gather in Orlando for the Republican Party of Florida Sunshine Summit. One of the highlights of the two-day event will be a televised GOP debate between Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis. The two men are vying for the Republican nomination for governor. But it appears highly unlikely that Scott will attend. His campaign says a “nal decision hasnt been made, but its no secret that Scott does not enjoy a close relationship with party leaders. Scott distanced himself ever since the party picked Rep. Blaise Ingoglia as party chairman instead of the candidate backed by the governor. Another factor, however, could be the decision by the party to have conservative “lmmaker and author Dinesh DSouza as one of the speakers at the summit. In February, DSouza apologized for mocking Parkland, Florida, high school students who were upset after the Florida House voted down a proposed ban on a type of semiautomatic ri”es known as assault weapons. QUOTE OF THE WEEKThe “rst thing I should do is make a mandate „ executive order: Everyone needs to wear jeans in Tallahassee from Monday through Thursday. Then on Friday they can dress down and wear sweat pants,Ž Levine said after a reporter commented on his attire, which was jeans, sneakers and a sport coat.Negative ads, marches and more last week in Florida politicsBy BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUTASSOCIATED PRESS Man charged after dog dies in hot car No charges for teens who mocked drowning man Florida gets high marks for handling of state financesSEBASTIAN (AP) „ Authorities say a dog died after its owner left it in a hot car to spend the afternoon at a Florida bar. Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that 64-year-old Harold Krages was arrested Thursday and charged with animal cruelty. Sebastian police say Krages arrived at Earls Hideaway shortly after noon Thursday. He left his dog in his car with the engine off and the windows rolled down slightly. Of“cers responded to the bar around 4 p.m. because angry patrons had learned about the dog. They brought the animal inside to the air-conditioned restroom, where it died. The National Weather Service says temperatures reached 97 degrees Thursday. COCOA, Fla. (AP) „ Five Florida teenagers will not be prosecuted after they videotaped and mocked a disabled man as he drowned and didnt help. Prosecutors told Florida Today the teens could not be prosecuted because there is no state law that requires a bystander to help or get assistance for someone who is in danger. The teens spotted 31-year-old Jamel Dunn TALLAHASSEE (AP) „ Florida is getting high marks from a major ratings agency for a sustainedŽ and robustŽ recovery from the Great Recession. Moodys Investors Services upgraded the states bond rating to AAA. Thats the highest rating the agency awards and means Florida will pay lower interest payments when it borrows money. The administration of Gov. Rick Scott said this marks the “rst time that all three major rating agencies have assigned the state their highest ratings. During his time as governor Scott has pushed to reduce Floridas total amount of debt. Moodys in a release Thursday said Florida earned the higher rating because the states economy and “nances have been consistently improving. It also noted the states low amount of debt and the health of its pension plan. | HEADLINES AROUND THE STATEstruggling in a pond last July, but instead of helping they videotaped him and then posted it online. In the video, the teens are heard laughing and yelling at Dunn, telling him that he is going to drown and that they are not going to help him. They call him dumb.Ž State Attorney Phil Archer said in a statement Friday called the teens callousŽ but under the law they couldnt be prosecuted. adno=50534754


OUR TOWN: SUNCOAST HOMES SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018 RENTALS GROWING CASH COWINTUBATION PROCESS SIMPLIFIEDNEW HOPE HOSTS VBS After Airbnb came on the scene, many local governments created ordinances mandating registration of operators and rules of conduct. Seepage 3. New Airtraq devices to help paramedics get a tube down patients throats in just 15 seconds. Seepage 7. More than 60 kids attended the weeklong program. Seepage 10. Rising interest rates have done little to sti”e home values during the “rst 5 months of this year. The median sales price (half sold for more; half for less) for Charlotte County, single-family homes rose from $200,000 to $220,000 compared to the same 5 months in 2017. Thats an impressive 10 percent gain. The number of sales increased from 1,926 homes in 2017 to 1,990 in 2018 for a gain of 3 percent. While real estate statistics are usually reported on a month-tomonth basis, this creates some wild variations in smaller counties like Charlotte. For example, the median sales price comparing April 2018 to April 2017 rose 17 percent. But the following month, May 2018, the median sales price rose just 5 percent compared to May 2017. It doesnt really make sense that in April 2018 home values rose 17 percent over the past 12 months. But just 1 month later, they were only up 5 percent during the past 12 months. Thats a good example of the wild variations we get when using a collection of data too small to produce reliable results. Of course, the solution is to use bigger data sets such as the 5-month period used above. Stock market analysts use a similar approach called rolling averagesŽ or moving averagesŽ. For instance, each day they may look at the average price during the most recent 200 days (the 200-day rolling average). The gold standard of real estate statistics, the Case-Shiller Index, uses a 3-month moving average. € € € Note: Brett reprints this every 5 years as our heavy rains launch the pothole season. Did you read the letter-to-the-editor from the lady who ran into a pothole? As she attested, running into a pothole can cost nearly as much as a minor fender bender. So, lets come up with a strategy for avoiding the pitfalls of potholes. You have probably noticed there has been a recent surge of potholes. According to Alan Holbach, Charlotte Countys public works director, potholes are directly correlated to the age of a road and the amount of rain that falls on it. Most folks avoid potholes by driving around them. One problem with this strategy is that this is not always an option. If there is a car in front of you, you may not see the hole until it is too late. The same applies if it is nightfall. Or if rainwater has “lled the pothole. I addressed this subject in my 09/05/05 column. I recounted how I became frustrated that the county sometimes took months to “ll a pothole. That could easily add up to hundreds of tire alignments for unfortunate drivers. Worse, they could be lethal for motorcyclists. So, one day I called the public works department to complain. The clerk cut me short. She asked me for the location and told me she would dispatch a repair crew. Two days later, every pothole I had reported was “xed. I had assumed the county hires workers to drive the streets searching for potholes. That wasnt my brightest moment. That came when I programmed the number for reporting potholes into my cellphone. Since that day, I have called in over 100 potholes and received the same great service every time. And its quite nice to think about the hundreds, maybe thousands of drivers, that I may have saved from tire alignments. So, the best way to avoid potholes is to report them. In Charlotte County, call 941-575-3600, then press 1. The best way to avoid potholes is to make them go away. And youll be doing us all a favor. € € € Question : Thank you for your recent article on replacing the yellowed panels on overhead, kitchen ”uorescent lighting. My home was built in the early nineties and I have the same problem. However, after much searching I cannot “nd anything similar on the net. How can I “nd these panels? Thanks. Answer : I got mine at the Englewood Home Depot store. They have a large assortment of panels in various sizes. Brett Slattery is broker/owner of Brett Slattery Realty llc in Charlotte County. Brett responds to all questions and column suggestions, including those not printed due to space limitations. Reach him via 941-468-1430,, or www.BrettSlattery. com.January-May home values up 10percent BrettSLATTERYCOLUMNIST 649 Guild Drive, Venice 5355 Kumquat Ave, North Port 4220 Eastlake Ct, Port Charlotte 649 Guild Drive, Venice, FL 34285 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2017 List Price: $329,900 LP/Sq.Ft.: $185 Garage: 1-Car Garage Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Sq. Ft. Heated: 1,786 Total Acreage: N/A Pool: Community Pool Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Becky Rose and Cindy Nye, Pro Group Realty and Property Management, LLC, 941-786-9403, Brose@ progroup-realty. com, cnye@ 5355 Kumquat Ave, North Port, FL 34291 County: Sarasota County Year Built : 2003 List Price: $208,000 Garage/Carport: 2-Car Garage Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Sq. Ft. Heated: 1,433 Total Acreage: 0.23 Pool: No Pool Location: Wooded Private Lot Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Jason White/White Sands Realty Group, 508333-2356, jwhite@ whitesands”.com 4220 Eastlake Ct, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 County: Charlotte County Year Built : 1999 List Price: $1,000,000 Garage/Carport: 5-Car Garage Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Sq Ft. Heated: 4,444 Total Acreage: 0.46 Pool: Pool and Spa Location: Waterfront with 2 Boat Docks Listing Agent/ Brokerage: John Webb/White Sands Realty Group, 941916-0034, jwebb@ whitesands”.com


Page 14 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 2 South Florida real estate agent Sara Dorfman hit the jackpot this month when she arranged the sale of a multi-unit complex in Fort Lauderdales Victoria Park for $1.65 million. The chief selling point: The property was set up for vacation home rentals. And the buyer is eager to continue that business. We see more investors who are looking to do things this way,Ž said Dorfman, who works for Native Realty. I call them the savvy investors.Ž On a grander scale, home sharing is becoming an attractive option for South Florida developers who are installing liberal rental programs for would-be residential owners, including partnerships with Airbnb, the third-party booking company, and Pillow, a short-term rental management service that serves as property manager and listing expert for residents. Historically speaking, a lot of people have had their second homes here since before the internet,Ž said Tom Martinelli, public policy manager for Airbnb in the Southeast. If its a home or in a multi-family building, owners are getting smart to optimize their assetŽ so they can retire earlier or make additional income. Developers are seeing these trends and catering to this market as well,Ž Martinelli said. But traditional hotel operators take a dim view of the home-sharing phenomenon, particularly through the increased use of multiunit properties. They assert that the business distorts the playing “eld in the favor of Airbnb and its homeowner partners. Home sharing, they argue, has ballooned into a full-blown, multimillion dollar business, and is no longer just a side hustle for moms and pops in search of extra income. These are not people bringing someone into their spare bedroom to make a few extra bucks,Ž said Troy Flanagan, vice president of government affairs/industry relations for the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Youre seeing the conversion of residential quality of life into a tourist hotel,Ž he said. Thats something the local governments have to take a close look at.Ž A 13-city study by the hotels arm of CBRE, a national real estate services “rm, leaves no doubt that the homeshare business is booming, driven in large part by multi-unit residential complexes. The study „ which included Miami and tracked the numbers of hosts, units and revenue between October 2014 and September 2016 „ found that revenue generated year over year by Airbnb hosts almost doubled in 2016. And the multi-unit hosts were the fastest growing segment of the business in terms of numbers of hosts, units and revenue generated in 2016, the study found. Hoteliers argue that many home-share operators dont register with their cities as required, dont collect and pay tourist and sales taxes, and dont follow rules of the road set by local governments. But Airbnb says it is making a proactive effort to collect taxes through agreements it has struck with counties and states. On June 8, it announced that it delivered more than $12 million in tax revenue to Broward and Miami-Dade counties during the “rst year of tax collection agreements with both jurisdictions. The agreements were signed in April 2017. Palm Beach County does not have a collection agreement with Airbnb. Around the country, some local governments are taking drastic actions against home-share operators. Last week, the Boston City Council voted to forbid investors from engaging in home sharing, triggering a bitter rebuke from Airbnb. The new ordinance unfortunately creates a system that violates the privacy of our hosts, and prevents Boston families from making much-needed extra income in one of the countrys most expensive cities,Ž said Airbnb spokeswoman Crystal Davis in a statement. After Airbnb came on the scene, many local governments created ordinances mandating the registration of operators and rules of conduct. Miami Beach is looking to impose tougher requirements on how properties are advertised. Fort Lauderdale is considering additions to an existing code that governs vacation rentals. According to the city, the majority of complaints received by its staff stem from noise, parking and the number of people who occupy rental units at any given time. In a set of recommendations issued last month, the staff urged that the maximum number of occupants approved by the city should be included in vacation rental lease agreements. It also recommended that guests of rental occupants be required to leave the premises by 9 p.m., or go indoors. The commission has yet to act on the recommendations. South Florida developers who allow multi-unit owners to engage in short-term leasing say there is a rising demand for home-sharing among owners. Besides, they say, their partnerships with Airbnb actually ensure that local rules are followed and that taxes are collected. David Arditi, founding principal of Aria Development Group, developer of the YotelPad project, said his high-rises home-sharing option is an outgrowth of Miamis diversity. We acknowledged that, especially in downtown Miami, a large part of the ownership universe is not local,Ž he said. It resides outof-state and overseas. Absentee owners use their home several months over the years, and the ability to offer the buyer universe a ”exible rental option is ideal. We know people want it. We know people like it. We said, Why not be proactive about it?Ž In our case, owners will have the ability to have their home professionally managed and administered through a program through Yotel or agents or services like Airbnb,Ž he said. Harvey Hernandez, founder and owner of Newgard, and a co-founder of Niido, asserted that his “rms partnership with Airbnb is a way to ensure that local rules governing rentals are enforced. In addition to Newgards home-sharing project in Kissimmee, The Gale Residences Fort Lauderdale Beach is being marketed as a ”exible livingŽ complex with a managed rental program that encourages tie-ins with Airbnb. Its a way of allowing the activity in our properties and provides the opportunity to our tenants to basically monetize that asset that they lease from us when theyre not using it,Ž Hernandez said. Instead of “ghting the activity, we are controlling it.Ž Were making sure the municipalities get their taxes, and making sure everybody registers,Ž Hernandez said. If anything, we see ourselves as a solution to the problem.ŽAirbnb-style rentals are a growing cash cowBy DAVID LYONSSUN SENTINEL TNS PHOTOThe Airbnb iPhone app Q : We bought a house with a major problem, a covered-over sinkhole, that was not disclosed to us. No one wants to help us with it „ our agent, the seller, everyone has turned his or her back. The house is so torn up to “x the problem that we have been staying in a hotel. Is there anything we can do? „ Edythe A : Most people have heard the Latin term caveat emptorŽ (let the buyer beware) and think that it is up to the buyer to “nd all the problems with a new home. In reality, this is only partly true. Buyers are responsible for inspecting their prospective new home and “nding all of the problems that can reasonably be found. However, some problems cannot be found with the normal inspections done when buying a house because they are hidden. These are known as latent defectsŽ and can include cracked foundations, leaky pipes inside walls, sinkholes „ or even the fact that someone was murdered in the home. If sellers know of any such latent defects, they are legally required to disclose them to prospective buyers, and if they do not, they can be held liable to pay for “xing the problem. It is important to note that sellers are only liable for latent defects if they actually knew of the problem. So, for example, if this is the “rst occurrence of a sinkhole in the area, the seller may not have known of the issue and wont be held responsible for not disclosing it. It just makes sense that someone cannot be liable for not disclosing a fact he or she did not know. You should “rst look to your homeowners insurance coverage to get help repairing your home. Unfortunately, if your policy is like many, sinkholes may not be covered. If this is the case, and if you believe that your seller hid the issue from you, then you should consider a lawsuit to hold that person liable for the damage. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certi“ed as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his of“ce in Sunrise, Florida. 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Page 16 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 4 Many people dont realize that there are renovation loans that can help pay for your housing upgrades. Whether you need a new roof or your kitchen is outdated, there is a mortgage thats right for your “xer-upper. Here are your options and what you should know about each one.Govermentbacked home renovation loansOne of the best-known loans for home improvements, Fannie Maes HomeStyle Renovation loan, allows borrowers to either buy a place that needs repairs or re“nance their existing home loan to pay for improvements. The HomeStyle loan is available from any Fannie Maeapproved lender, but there are quali“cation requirements: For a primary residence, you must have a credit score of at least 620. You can check your credit score for free at myBankrate to see if you meet this criterion. You have to make a down payment of at least 5 percent of the purchase price of the home. A certi“ed contractor must prepare and submit a cost estimate and details of the work to be done. One advantage of a HomeStyle loan is that its just one loan; you dont have to take out a loan for the mortgage and then another loan for home repairs. One loan reduces paperwork and closing costs. Keep in mind that the money for the home improvements goes into a separate escrow account thats used to pay the contractor directly. You dont have access to those funds like you do with a home equity loan or a cash-out re“nance. The nuance with the HomeStyle loan is that theres a little less freedom for the customer because the funds are held in an escrow account,Ž says Eric Wilson, director of operations at Better Mortgage. The Federal Housing Administration offers a home renovation loan called a 203(k). Theres typically a lower credit-score requirement for this loan than there is for a HomeStyle loan, and a lower minimum down payment of 3.5 percent. There are two types of FHA 203(k) loans: limited (formerly called streamline) and standard. A limited FHA 203(k) loan is designed for cosmetic improvements and is capped at $35,000. A standard FHA 203(k) loan can be used for extensive remodeling, but it requires you to hire a quali“ed 203(k) consultant to oversee every step of the work, from the plans to the “nished product. Theres security in having the consultant. Most people doing a major home improvement project hire a contractor on their own, notes Stuart Blend, regional sales manager for Planet Home Lending. But with a standard 203(k) loan, the consultant is your project manager, assessing the cost, the plans and overseeing the work. When you take out that loan, that money rests with the lender. Were holding those funds in escrow, and were making sure everything is done the way its supposed to be done,Ž Blend says.Private home renovation loansAnother way to “nance your home renovation is by taking out a home equity loan, also known as a second mortgage. This is a one-time loan, so its not subject to ”uctuating interest rates, and monthly payments remain the same for the loan term. A similar loan is the home equity line of credit, or HELOC. It has a revolving balance and might be best for someone who has several large payments due over time, like with a big home improvement project. With either option, youre pledging your home as collateral, meaning if you dont make your payments, the lender will end up owning your house. Alternatively, you can take out an unsecured personal loan to avoid putting up your home as collateral. But HomeStyle and FHA 203(k) loans have some advantages over home equity loans. The loan amount with either of these is based on the completed value and not the present value. A home equity loan is based on the current value,Ž says Gregg Harris, president of LenderCity Home Loans, a division of BBMC/Bridgeview Bank Group. A cash-out re“ allows homeowners to re“nance their mortgage. This mortgage will be for a higher amount than the “rst one, and the homeowner gets the difference in cash. Like home equity loans and HELOCs, cash-out mortgages require homeowners to use their home as collateral. But if youve got a considerable amount of equity in your home, you might be able to “nd lower interest rates. Combine lower interest rates with the added home value derived from renovations, and you could save more in the long run. Youll need at least 20 percent equity in your home to qualify for cash-out re“nancing. The total loan amount is limited to the available equity in your home. Credit score requirements vary per loan amount and value of your home, but generally start at 640. How do you choose the best renovation loan? It really comes down to credit and eligibility,Ž Harris says. An FHA 203(k) might be best for a borrower with so-so credit and little money to pay down since borrowers can get a mortgage with only 3.5 percent down. Consider how much you want to borrow and what it is you want to change. It can be hard to calculate the best home renovation mortgage for your needs, so work with a lender who has extensive knowledge of the different loans, advises Laurie Souza, national business development manager at Mortgage Network Inc. in the Boston area. Make sure youre working with a lender that is well versed with the details of the program,Ž she says.These mortgages pay for home renovationsBy ROBIN SAKS FRANKELBANKRATE.COM While rising interest rates have sharply reduced the number of mortgage borrowers who can re“nance into a lower rate, rising home prices create opportunities for some borrowers to re“nance into mortgages that are less costly in other respects. Previous articles looked at re“nancing a mortgage that is burdened by mortgage insurance, or by a second (piggybackŽ) mortgage, into a new mortgage that has neither. This article considers a third option, which is to re“nance in order to consolidate short-term debts. This appears to be one of the most attractive options a mortgage borrower may have. Yet of the three approaches to re“nancing considered in this series of articles, this is the trickiest and the easiest to get wrong. Homeowners with one mortgage and high-cost, short-term debt can re“nance that mortgage with cash-out in an amount suf“cient to pay off the short-term debt. (Note: cash-outŽ means that the new mortgage amount will be larger than the outstanding balance of the old one). Alternatively, they can take out a new second mortgage to pay off the short-term debt, and leave the “rst mortgage alone. Homeowners who already have two mortgages along with shortterm debt also have two options: 1. They can re“nance the second mortgage with cash out to consolidate the short-term debt, leaving the “rst mortgage alone. 2. They can re“nance both mortgages into a new “rst mortgage that also includes the shortterm debt. Note that re“nancing the “rst mortgage alone is not a good option because the “rst mortgage lender requires the borrower to obtain permission of the second mortgage lender, without which the second mortgage becomes the “rst mortgage. Getting permission can be a hassle. I have two calculators on my web site designed to deal with these two situations. These are: Calculator 1b: Debt Consolidation Calculator for Home Owners With One Mortgage. Calculator 1c: Debt Consolidation Calculator for Home Owners With Two Mortgages. The calculators provide the information about each option that is needed to make the correct decision. This includes the total monthly payment, which consists of mortgage payments, mortgage insurance premiums (if any) and non-mortgage debt payments (if any). Borrowers on tight budgets must be concerned about the monthly payment affordability, but it should not be the major determinant of their choice. The second type of information the calculators provide about all the options is their total cost over a period speci“ed by the user. If the users time horizon is, say, 10 years, the total cost of each option is the sum of the monthly payments over 10 years including lost interest, less the tax savings and reduction in total debt over that period. Minimizing total cost should be the borrowers major objective because cost minimization is the path to early debt retirement. This measure should be used both to determine whether to re“nance and, if so, which of the options to adopt. A single-minded focus on the monthly payment can lead borrowers to a bad decision. As an example, Marie has a $358,788 balance on her 3.5 percent “rst mortgage secured by a home now worth $600,000, but she owes $50,000 on credit cards with an average interest charge of 24 percent. Marie wants to rid herself of the highcost credit card debt, the question being how best to do it. With recent appreciation, she now has enough equity in her house to re“nance her mortgage with suf“cient cash out to pay off the credit cards, paying 4.5 percent and 2 points on the new “rst mortgage. The alternative is a new second mortgage for $50,000 at 7.5 percent and 2 points, leaving the “rst mortgage as it is. From a monthly payment perspective, consolidating the shortterm debt by re“nancing is more attractive, reducing her total monthly payment from $2,796 to $2,113. Consolidating in a new second mortgage would result in a total payment of $2,153. From a cost perspective, however, taking a new second mortgage is the better deal. Over the next 10 years, total cost would be $144,000 in the re“nance case compared to $117,000 in the second mortgage case. At the end of the 10 years, Marie would owe $38,000 less if she took the second mortgage rather than re“nancing the “rst. Concluding comment: The reason that refinancing is not the best solution in this case is that the interest rate on a new first mortgage is higher than the rate on the existing mortgage. As a result, in order to reduce the rate on $50,000 of debt by refinancing, Marie would be obliged to increase the rate on $358,788 of debt. Jack Guttentag is professor emeritus of “nance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 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Page 18 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERS ENGLEWOOD COURTESY OF ENGLEWOOD AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. Community Price BE FB HB Built Pool Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP Ratio D5919442 SLD 1475 FLAMINGO DR Unit#135 34224 ENGLEWOOD 399 HOLIDAY TRAVEL PARK ENGLEWOOD $45,000 1 1 0 1980 Community Mobile H ome Cash 6/15/2018 $112.78 0.81 D6100018 SLD 7320 LARES ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 784 VILLAGE HOLIDAY LAKE $99,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Mobile Home Cash 6/15/20 18 $126.28 0.94 D5918198 SLD 11946 GLADIOLA AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,120 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 065 $92,500 2 2 0 1988 None Single Family Reside nce Cash 6/15/2018 $82.59 0.84 D5923473 SLD 6276 BOB WHITE DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 989 LEMON BAY ISLES 1ST ADD $110,000 2 2 0 1982 Community Mobile Home Cash 6/11 /2018 $111.22 0.96 D5921649 SLD 6318 FALCON DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 936 LEMON BAY ISLES PH 01 $100,000 2 2 0 1983 Community Mobile Home Cash 6/15/2018 $106.84 0.8 D5921988 SLD 6800 PLACIDA RD Unit#225 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,092 FIDDLERS GREEN CONDO PH I $120,900 2 2 0 1985 Community Condominiu m Cash 6/15/2018 $110.71 0.95 D6100403 SLD 6270 PARAKEET RD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,144 LEMON BAY ISLES PH 02 $120,000 2 2 0 1987 Community Manufactured Home Cash 6/15/2018 $104.90 0.92 D5924039 SLD 6600 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #212 34224 ENGLEWOOD 932 GOLDEN TEE PH 02 BLDG 16 $123,000 2 2 0 1993 Community Condominium Conventional 6/15/2018 $131.97 0.94 N5912050 SLD 250 ENGLEWOOD ISLES PKWY #3 34223 ENGLEWOOD 920 CASA RIO I $122,500 2 2 0 1975 Community Condominium Cash 6/15/20 18 $133.15 0.88 D6100101 SLD 6375 FACET LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,268 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $130,000 2 2 0 1987 Community Single Family Resid ence Cash 6/14/2018 $102.52 0.9 D5923372 SLD 206 PINE HOLLOW DR Unit#206 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,112 PINE HOLLOW $137,000 2 2 0 1991 Community Condominium Conventional 6/12/2018 $123.20 0.95 U7853091 SLD 2135 MASSACHUSETTS AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 884 GROVE CITY TERRACE $142,500 2 1 0 1972 None Single Family Residence VA 6/15/2018 $161.20 0.95 A4215091 SLD 6071 GILLOT BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,432 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 052 $148,000 3 2 0 1986 None Single Family Residen ce Conventional 6/15/2018 $103.35 0.96 D5923148 SLD 36 OAKLAND HILLS CT 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,111 ROTONDA WEST OAKLAND HILLS $150,000 3 2 0 1974 None Single Family Re sidence Conventional 6/12/2018 $135.01 0.97 D6101036 SLD 6610 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #120 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,230 SANCTUARY AT GOLDEN TEE PH 02 $156,700 2 2 0 1997 Community Condominium Cash 6/13/2018 $127.40 1 D5923698 SLD 6610 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #133 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,230 SANCTUARY GOLDEN TEE PH 05 $157,500 2 2 0 1997 Community Condominium Cash 6/15/2018 $128.05 0.98 D5923840 SLD 7498 EBRO RD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,352 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 074 $163,000 2 2 0 1987 None Single Family Residence FHA 6/ 13/2018 $120.56 0.99 O5561672 SLD 11151 GRAFTON AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,335 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 063 $179,500 3 2 0 1985 Private Single Family Residenc e Conventional 6/12/2018 $134.46 1 D5924011 SLD 11144 WILLMINGTON BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,200 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 063 $165,000 2 2 0 1996 None Single Family Reside nce FHA 6/11/2018 $137.50 0.92 D6100466 SLD 6503 COLISEUM BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,397 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $192,000 3 2 0 1972 None Single Family Resid ence Cash 6/11/2018 $137.44 0.97 D5922989 SLD 150 ENGLEWOOD ISLES PKWY #104 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,080 MARINA ISLES $183,000 2 2 0 1980 Community Condominium Cash 6/13/2018 $169.44 0.92 D6100471 SLD 189 MARK TWAIN LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,652 ROTONDA WEST PEBBLE BEACH $202,500 2 2 0 1987 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 $122.58 1.01 C7245272 SLD 6195 GRANDEUR ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,451 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 063 $195,000 3 2 0 1988 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 6/11/2018 $134.39 0.98 A4213603 SLD 6143 PHILCO ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,642 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 062 $200,000 3 2 0 1991 None Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 $121.80 0.95 C7400454 SLD 30 S OXFORD DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,682 ENGLEWOOD GARDENS $205,000 2 2 0 1964 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6 /15/2018 $121.88 0.98 C7247549 SLD 9175 MELODY CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,755 SOUTH GULF COVE $224,550 4 2 0 2018 None Single Family Residence Conve ntional 6/13/2018 $127.95 1 D6100607 SLD 8419 OAK JAY LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,140 OYSTER CREEK PH 01 $226,000 2 2 0 1991 Community Single Family Residence Ca sh 6/15/2018 $198.25 0.99 D5922734 SLD 10521 AMBERJACK WAY #103 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,729 HAMMOCKS-VILLAS PH 01 $219,000 3 2 0 2007 Community Condominium Co nventional 6/15/2018 $126.66 0.96 D5921972 SLD 832 DIANE CIR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,577 SPANISH WELLS $225,000 3 2 0 1982 None Single Family Residence Cash 6/14/2018 $142.68 0.96 D6100470 SLD 1651 BEACH RD Unit#412 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,070 SANDPIPER KEY $230,000 2 2 0 1982 Community Condominium Cash 6/15/20 18 $214.95 0.96 D5923396 SLD 123 HOBO RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,614 ROTONDA LAKES $241,000 4 2 0 2015 None Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 $149.32 0.98 D5922994 SLD 1 SPORTSMAN CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,879 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $247,000 3 2 0 1991 Private Single Family Residen ce Conventional 6/15/2018 $131.45 0.99 D5924135 SLD 266 FAIRWAY RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,630 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $251,000 3 2 0 1991 Private Single Family Residenc e Conventional 6/14/2018 $153.99 0.97 D6100555 SLD 29675 NIAGARA CT 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,538 STILLWATER $265,000 2 2 0 2009 Community Townhouse Cash 6/15/2018 $172.30 1 D6100387 SLD 1010 OLEANDER ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,833 BAY VISTA BLVD $263,000 2 2 0 1982 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6/ 15/2018 $143.48 0.98 A4214314 SLD 30 MARK TWAIN LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,947 ROTONDA WEST PEBBLE BEACH $265,000 3 2 0 1992 Private Single Family Res idence Conventional 6/12/2018 $136.11 0.95 D5921569 SLD 14335 ALLENSWORTH AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 3,278 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 87 $275,000 4 2 1 2007 None Single Family Res idence VA 6/15/2018 $83.89 0.98 C7251052 SLD 15496 AVERY RD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,325 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 $277,000 2 2 0 1987 Private Single Family Reside nce Conventional 6/11/2018 $209.06 0.98 D5921080 SLD 8503 GATEWAY CT 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,651 OYSTER CREEK PH 02 $258,500 3 3 0 1995 Private, Community Single Family Res idence Cash 6/11/2018 $156.57 0.91 D5922308 SLD 831 BOUNDARY BLVD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,099 ROTONDA WEST LONG MEADOW $289,000 3 2 1 2004 Private Single Family Res idence Cash 6/13/2018 $137.68 0.98 O5472741 SLD 8072 ALANSON ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,427 SOUTH GULF COVE $280,000 4 3 0 2016 None Single Family Residence Conve ntional 6/15/2018 $115.37 0.94 D5923469 SLD 1601 LEMON AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,700 MANASOTA LAND & TIMBER CO $251,500 2 2 0 1974 None Single Family Residence C onventional 6/11/2018 $147.94 0.84 D6100275 SLD 71 WINSON AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,414 ENGLEWOOD PARK AMD OF $299,900 3 2 0 1956 Private Single Family Residence Cas h 6/14/2018 $212.09 1 D5923742 SLD 1729 FESSLER ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,518 MANASOTA GARDENS $291,000 2 1 0 1971 None Single Family Residence FHA 6/15/ 2018 $191.70 0.97 D5921016 SLD 198 TOURNAMENT RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,130 ROTONDA WEST PINE VALLEY $325,000 3 2 1 2006 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6/11/2018 $152.58 0.97 D5923811 SLD 18 WINDWARD TER 33946 PLACIDA 1,985 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $330,000 3 2 1 1993 Private Single Family Residence Conven tional 6/12/2018 $166.25 0.97 D5923813 SLD 15179 APPLETON BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,178 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 082 $327,000 3 2 1 2000 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6/12/2018 $150.14 0.93 C7249204 SLD 250 TOURNAMENT RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,472 ROTONDA PINE VALLEY $355,000 5 4 0 2007 Private Single Family Residenc e Conventional 6/15/2018 $143.61 0.97 C7250539 SLD 15328 ALDAMA CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,450 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 082 $372,000 4 3 0 2007 Private Single Family Resi dence Conventional 6/12/2018 $151.84 0.96 D6100421 SLD 102 ABERCROMBIE AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,468 STILLWATER $375,000 3 2 1 2000 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6/1 5/2018 $151.94 0.96 D5913255 SLD 70 BOCILLA DR 33946 PLACIDA 960 PALM ISLAND ESTATES UN 4 $386,000 2 2 0 1994 Private Single Family Residence Conv entional 6/12/2018 $402.08 0.9 N5915878 SLD 363 EDEN DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,590 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $393,000 3 2 1 1991 Private Single Family Residence Convent ional 6/11/2018 $151.74 0.91 D5923899 SLD 50 CAYMAN ISLES BLVD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,476 BOCA ROYALE $512,900 3 2 0 2001 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6 /15/2018 $207.15 0.99 D5923463 SLD 343 ARDENWOOD DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,552 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $608,500 3 3 0 1980 Private Single Family Residence Ca sh 6/15/2018 $238.44 0.97 D5920570 SLD 5700 GULF SHORES DR #B-231 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,350 SEA OATS $690,000 2 2 0 1980 Community Condominium Cash 6/13/2 018 $511.11 0.96 D5920148 SLD 4245 SPIRE ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 4,555 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 060 $780,000 6 4 0 2008 Private Single Family Residen ce Conventional 6/15/2018 $171.24 0.92 D5919823 SLD 5858 GASPARILLA RD Unit#35 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,398 MARINA MANOR BOCA GRANDE $1,535,000 3 3 0 1991 Community Condominium C ash 6/13/2018 $640.12 0.97 D5921789 SLD 10 PEEKINS COVE DR 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,536 PRCL OF $1,950,000 3 2 0 1996 None Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2 018 $768.93 0.89SOUTH SARASOTA COUNTY COURTESY OF VENICE AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Subdivision Name Sq. Ft. Pool Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP RatioN5916648 Sold 616 GUILD DR #2 Village Apts $80,000 1 1 0 1970 Condominium Cash 6/15/2018 125.98 0.92 A4211996 Sold 552 NIGHTINGALE RD South Venice $134,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Cash 6/13/2018 81.36 0.9 N5916760 Sold 2229 PARKLAKE PT #G-7 Woodlake Condo $144,000 2 2 0 1985 Condominium Conventional 6/16/2018 134.58 0.96 A4401992 Sold 1601 LEMON BAY DR South Venice $145,000 2 1 0 1956 Single Family Residence Cash 6/12/2018 199.18 0.88 N6100281 Sold 936 CAPRI ISLES BLVD #203 Golfvista $155,000 2 2 0 1990 Condominium Cash 6/15/2018 146.09 0.97 D6100215 Sold 2271 BLACKWOOD DR Hidden Bay Estates $161,900 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Cash 6/11/2018 101.25 1 D5922170 Sold 753 CONSTANCE RD Venice Gardens $162,500 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Cash 6/14/2018 125.77 0.91 N6100011 Sold 404 CERROMAR CIR N #309 Westchester Grdn & Plan $168,900 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 6/11/2018 143.99 0.98 A4402168 Sold 406 BAYSHORE RD Not Applicable $180,000 1 1 0 1957 Single Family Residence Cash 6/14/2018 310.34 0.95 A4400924 Sold 600 CHURCH ST Lillys Sub $189,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Cash 6/13/2018 135.78 0.95 N6100155 Sold 375 MAGNOLIA RD South Venice $190,000 3 2 1 1969 Single Family Residence FHA 6/15/2018 108.02 0.95 A4400919 Sold 712 INDUS RD South Venice $190,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/14/2018 201.06 0.95 A4403696 Sold 395 DORCHESTER DR Venice East $193,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 150.66 1.02 A4402348 Sold 4342 TARPON RD South Venice $205,000 2 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 185.02 0.98 N5917249 Sold 200 PARK BLVD N #203 Bristol House $218,000 2 2 0 1970 Condominium Conventional 6/14/2018 221.1 0.97 N6100144 Sold 308 BEVERLY RD South Venice $220,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/12/2018 120.09 1.03 A4213380 Sold 601 BRIARWOOD RD Venice Gardens $220,000 4 2 1 1973 Single Family Residence Other 6/14/2018 127.02 0.96 N5917082 Sold 2903 S RAVINIA CIR #2903 Ravinia $220,000 3 2 0 2005 Condominium Cash 6/13/2018 152.88 0.96 N5917212 Sold 241 VISTA DEL LAGO WAY Not Applicable $226,000 2 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 143.04 0.98 N5915748 Sold 3113 ODESSA RD South Venice $229,900 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence FHA 6/11/2018 128.44 1 N5915166 Sold 204 FAREHAM DR Fairway Village $230,000 3 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/12/2018 147.15 0.94 N5917355 Sold 1246 LUCAYA AVE Pinebrook South $231,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/12/2018 148.84 0.92 N6100343 Sold 244 SAINT AUGUSTINE AVE #807 Venice Costa Brava $241,900 2 2 0 1974 Condominium Cash 6/11/2018 248.87 0.93 N6100526 Sold 1244 PINEBROOK WAY Pinebrook South $250,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 125.75 1 N5917233 Sold 500 SAN LINO CIR #512 San Lino $250,000 2 2 0 2014 Condominium Conventional 6/11/2018 168.01 0.99 N6100445 Sold 308 WOODINGHAM CT Chestnut Creek Estates $250,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Cash 6/12/2018 156.15 0.98 N6100064 Sold 206 TINA ISLAND DR #206 Sorrento Villas $275,000 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Cash 6/12/2018 195.87 0.99 N6100105 Sold 4019 LANDOR CT Woodmere Lakes $275,000 4 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 125.92 0.96 N5910561 Sold 1401 S NOKOMIS AVE Beach Manor $309,500 3 1 1 1958 Single Family Residence FHA 6/13/2018 161.7 1 N6100162 Sold 23172 BANBURY WAY #203 Sarasota National $312,000 2 2 0 2017 Condominium Cash 6/15/2018 168.74 0.95 N5916384 Sold 1134 CIELO CT Willow Chase $324,970 3 2 0 2012 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/11/2018 173.5 1 D5923616 Sold 5189 LAYTON Ventura Village $331,900 5 2 1 2008 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 126.01 1.01 A4200920 Sold 13856 SAYDA ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $333,000 2 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 185 0 .99 N6100579 Sold 9828 WINGOOD DR Not Applicable $333,295 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/11/2018 175.42 1 A4154767 Sold 259 ROYAL OAK WAY Venice Golf & Country Club $334,000 3 2 1 1994 Single Family Residence Cash 6/11/2018 148.18 0.96 N6100319 Sold 1914 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $345,000 4 3 0 2012 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/15/2018 170.37 0.99 A4207104 Sold 1033 HORIZON South Venice $345,000 4 3 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/12/2018 155.34 0.96 N5916083 Sold 4936 WILD DAISY LN Stonecastle At Southwood $354,500 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/11/2018 165.58 0.97 N5916606 Sold 224 KEYSTONE RD Venice Farms $385,000 2 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Cash 6/11/2018 279.8 0.92 A4405504 Sold 13580 ESPOSITO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $403,300 2 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 6/11/2018 193.43 1 N5914742 Sold 13278 FAMIGLIA DR Gran Paradiso $412,500 4 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 6/13/2018 183.82 0.98 A4400964 Sold 11816 HUNTERS CREEK RD Grand Palm $413,581 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 189.63 0.99 N5916796 Sold 739 SILK OAK DR The Lakes Of Jacaranda $417,500 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/13/2018 204.8 6 0.95 N6100241 Sold 13195 AMERIGO LN Gran Paradiso $418,260 4 3 0 2015 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/14/2018 185.56 0.96 A4215777 Sold 2183 MUSKOGEE TRL Calusa Lakes $450,000 4 2 1 1998 Single Family Residence VA 6/15/2018 180.22 0.98 A4214014 Sold 94 LONGBOW TRL Pine Ranch $475,000 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Cash 6/13/2018 233.87 0.9 A4205372 Sold 460 OTTER CREEK DR Sawgrass $480,000 3 2 1 2001 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/14/2018 164.61 0.96 A4208026 Sold 986 SCHERER WAY Rivendell $532,000 4 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 179.67 0.95 N6100834 Sold 167 TAMPA AVE E #612 Waterfront On Venice Island The $566,000 2 2 0 2007 Condominium Cash 6/15/2018 269.4 0.94 N6100814 Sold 13597 TRENTINO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $591,925 3 3 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/11 /2018 237.91 1 N5916254 Sold 510 N RIVER RD Myakka River Trails Unrecorded Plat Of $610,000 4 2 1 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 6/15/2018 216.7 0.94 N5914553 Sold 161 PORTOFINO DR Venetian Golf & River Club $615,000 4 3 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 6/11/2018 215.87 0 .92 A4401442 Sold 355 DOLPHIN SHORES CIR Dolphin Shores $655,000 4 3 0 1996 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/14/2018 242.5 0.96 N5916146 Sold 457 YACHT HARBOR DR Not Applicable $2,025,000 5 4 0 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 6/12/2018 407.61 0.88OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 6


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 19 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 7You have the education, experience and hard skills needed for your career. But what about your soft skills and emotional intelligence (EQ)? How do they impact your ability to be successful? Lets de“ne what is meant by soft skills. Employers not only look for the skills needed to do the job, they also search for professionals who have soft skills like problem solving, teamwork and communication. EQ is de“ned as the capacity to be aware of, control, and express ones emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. These two skills sets are critical for career success. When our employees undergo an annual review, their hard skills are evaluated, but just as important, the majority of the areas are soft skills and EQ. Categories in our review form are in the “rst section called Critical Success Factors. Areas that employees are evaluated on include approachability and responsiveness. In this area we are looking at their willingness to help, a positive attitude, a high level of dedication and meeting expectations. In our case, the customers are our students. We also evaluate our employees on ethics and values with how they embrace differences in others and professionalism. The emphasis here is on the importance of understanding and respecting each others world view, personalities and working styles. In the area of communication, we evaluate employees on their abilities to read, write, speak and listen effectively, and to successfully communicate and collaborate with others to achieve goals. As a college, critical thinking is something we emphasize to our students, and also our employees. We evaluate employees by looking at how well they demonstrate the skills necessary for analysis; provide an intellectual atmosphere conducive to the stimulation and interchange of ideas; make decisions in a timely manner and can look at situations and make recommendations for improvement. In the area of work effectiveness, were looking at how well our employees demonstrate the skills and use of technology needed to collect, verify, document and organize information from a variety of sources. How well do they understand their job duties, the college processes and related work? Are they dependable when it comes to getting their work done not only accurately but on time? Can they adapt to changing goals and work requirements? Our last area for evaluation is in the area of leadership. How well can they manage con”ict? How much do they invest in others to assist them to reach their potential? This can mean not only with colleagues, but also students. Another important area is “scal accountability. Not all of our employees are evaluated in this area, but for those who are, we look for effective and ef“cient use “nancial resources. Whether you are looking for a job, or wanting to advance in your current position, its important to keep in mind how soft skills and EQ can help you. They can make or break your career goals. Susan Bronstein is the Director of Human Resources for Florida SouthWestern State College.Soft skills matter for success in the workplace Susan Bronstein NORTH PORT „ The North Port City Commission has a full agenda at its upcoming Tuesday meeting. A multitude of new topics will be tackled, ranging from Parks and Recreation to West Villages to the Legacy Trail. Second readings for the West Villages comprehensive plan map, Village E rezone and index map amendment will be reviewed by the commissioners at their 6 p.m. meeting. The Parks and Recreation Department will also give updates to several projects, including: Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park, Blue Ridge parking lot plans, City Center front green plans and potential disc golf locations. Two programs will be up for discussion and possible action: the special event assistance program and the Citywide Sponsorship program. The special event assistance is intended for events that enhance the community and are bene“cial to North Port and the local economy. The city has a special fund commissioners can choose to use to help pay for the event. They will be reviewing a revised application and guidelines. The citywide sponsorship program allows North Port businesses and organizations to sponsor events such as the National Night Out or Public Works Road-E-O. And the commissioners will also discuss some of the work being done at the county level. The Legacy Trail, which runs 10.6 miles, will be on the November ballot for a possible $65 million expansion in Sarasota. The agenda states the commissioners will discuss and take possible action. The meeting can be viewed online at: Calendar.aspx or on Youtube under City of North Port.ŽEmail: North Port plans for parks, parking, programsBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITERNew rules of procedure were presented to the Murdock Village Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee at its quarterly meeting Monday. The changes are part of an effort by county staff to bring consistency to advisory committees across the county, said Economic Development Director Lucienne Pears. Its an effort, to the extent that we can, clarify roles, responsibilities, requirements, terms, all of those things,Ž she said. Like new rules recently submitted to the Charlotte Harbor CRA Advisory Committee, the Murdock Village CRA Advisory Committee will be barred from reviewing quasi-judicial matters, such as rezoning applications or variances from the development code, and forwarding an opinion to the Planning & Zoning Board, the Board of Zoning Appeals, or the Charlotte County Commission. We think thats potentially prejudicial to the applicant whose due process rights were trying to protect,Ž said Assistant County Attorney Tom David. The change also protects the countys decisions on such matters. If a quasi-judicial matter came before a court due to an issue involving the advisory committee, the entire action taken by the County Commission could be struck down, David said. The proposed new rules also clarify term limits for committee members, stating they can serve three, threeyear terms for a total of nine years. Committee Member Bill Schafer expressed some concerns with the limit, wanting to preserve continuity on the committee. If multiple seats are open and current members are forced to vacate, it may be dif“cult to “ll spots, he said. One prior members seat has been open for several months, despite advertising the position. The rules also provide for committee members training in the Sunshine Law, though the speci“c mode of training has not been decided. Members suggested holding periodic workshops for members of all advisory boards or offering the training online. The proposed changes will be presented to the committee a second time before going to the county commission for approval. Pears also provided updates on the two large developments in the works for the Murdock Village area. Private Equity Group (PEG) is expected to close on the 452-acre property by the end of the year. The company is working with the Florida Department of Transportation on issues involving access points but has already obtained the majority of the permits needed to begin construction. The county commission is expected to approve a preliminary plat on July 24. The deadline for closing on the property is the end of January 2019, but PEG expects to close in October or November. Pears said President Don Scrotenboer has communicated to the county that theres been great interest from home builders, and he expects to close on a number of pods shortly after obtaining the property. The Lost Lagoon entertainment complex, including a water park, hotels, retail pavilion, and other entertainment uses, is about a year behind Murdock Village, as its contract was approved about a year later. The deadline to submit its rezoning application is at the end of July.Email: Changes advised for Charlotte advisory committeesBy ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITER When trauma, lung disease, or anaphylactic shock cause trouble breathing, Charlotte County paramedics hope to get a tube down patients throats in just 15 seconds. Soon, their jobs will be much easier with a clearer view made possible by new Airtraq devices, recently purchased with a state grant, which include a detachable digital camera on top of an introducer to help guide the tube down the trachea. A light is attached, and the throat is visible on a small screen. I can watch myself push that tube into the airway,Ž said Captain Nathan McManus, demonstrating on a dummy at the Public Safety Building. Charlotte County EMS began official training with the devices this week, and McManus said they hope to have them in the field by mid to late July. The camera can also take photos and record the entire intubation process, so doctors and nurses can see what the process involves and any complications that might arise in the future. We write in our report what we saw and how it went, but now the file gives the nurse or doctor exactly what we saw,Ž McManus said. It shows any blood, vomit, difficulty in the airway. Its basically bringing the doctor to the field, or the field to the doctor.Ž The camera action can also be transmitted to another device, so if multiple responders are on scene, a partner can watch the intubation and offer direction. Now you can have two medics watching this process, and they can talk to each other and help each other,Ž McManus said. For paramedics in training, a field trainer will be able to see whats going on and more accurately assess how the trainee is progressing. The department has 17 of the cameras and about 60 introducers in different sizes, ranging from infant to adult. The cameras cost $750 each, while the introducers cost about $40 a piece. Each ambulance will be equipped with one of the devices. Next year, EMS plans to apply for the same grant for additional devices to go in all Advanced Life Support firetrucks, which paramedics also ride in.Email: New technology eases intubation processBy ANNE EASKER Sta Writer SUN PHOTOS BY ANNE EASKERCharlotte County EMS Captain Nathan McManus demonstrates use of the Airtraq device on a dummy. The Airtraq camera


Page 20 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 8 TODAY Cheerleader Car Wash, Port Charlotte bandits fundraiser, 8-noon, Charlotte State Bank & Trust Peachland office, 24163 Peachland Blvd. 627-0038 Outdoor Market, American Legion 103 Fri Sat & Sun 8-1 Variety of Vendors year around 2101 Taylor Rd Interested vendors call 941.626-2569 AL 110-show me money, Show me the Money … join us for an afternoon of fun. Starting at 1:00 pm Sunday Bingo, 1-5PM Every Sunday at VFW Post 5690, Port Charlotte, Smoke Free, Lunch avaiable, Info 941-235-8992 VFW Sunday Bingo, 1-5 PM Sunday at VFW Post 5690, Port Charlotte, Smoke Free, Lunch avaiable, Info 941-235-8992. Metta Workshop, Metta: The Practice of Lovingkindness, Sunday, June 24th, 1 … 3pm, $35, The Yoga Sanctuary, 941-505-9642 FC Blast Kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 MONDAY Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Trustees Meeting 10AM Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch;3pm;Tiki;4-7 Music/JerseyVic;4:307:30ChickenNite;7-9:30Karaoke/ BillyG@25538ShorePG6372606;mbrs&gsts PC Moose Lodge Bingo, Early birds 5 to 6pm Jackpot Bingos 6-10pm, Food available 4-6pm Am Leg 110 Bingo, Bar Bingo … Specials, Hot Ball … Open to Public … Starts at 6:00 TUESDAY Wood Carving Club, Charlotte woodcavers 8-12 noon, Punta Gorda Boat Club W Retta Esplanade. All Welcome to visit, join and enjoy. Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Country Plus Safety w/ CCSO, Safety w/ CC Sheriffs Dept. then FREE lunch for ages 18 & under. 10:30-12pm @ PC Library 2280 Aaron St. 941.764.5562 Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 1-6 TikiTuesday;1-5 Bar Food;6pm Elkettes Bd Mtg;7pm Elkettes Gen Mtg@25538 ShorePG637-2606;mbrs&gsts Mahjongg, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 11:30am-3:30pm, .50 cents an hour Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. 625-4175. See You @ the Cinema, Sweet Home AlabamaŽ 2 p.m. PC Library 2280 Aaron St. 941-764-5562. FREE movie & popcorn. Ages 18 & up. Artists Reception, Meet artist Janet Jennings and see her work. PC Library 2280 Aaron St. 941-764-5562. Light Refreshments. FREE 4 5 p.m. Karaoke Night!, Deep Creek 2763 Open 4pm 9:30pm, Burgers, Sandwiches & more 5pm8pm, Karaoke w/Spot Light Entertainment 6pm9pm WEDNESDAY Woodcarving, Woodcarving and Woodburning every Wed. 8am to 12pm at the Cultural Center. Come and check us out. Bev 764-6452 TOPS Club, Supportive group taking off pounds sensibly. 8:45-10:30 S PG Hgts Civic Ctr 11200 1ST Av PG $4/m $32/Y Fran 941-347-8151 Community Awareness, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Come gather information from community organizations. All are welcomed. TODAY Chicken bbq, Masons Delicious Chicken BBQ. 11:30 am 1 pm. 265 Pine St. $10 donation. 941-525-7212 PUBLIC INVITED! Sunday Dinner, Best Broasted Chicken dinner served 2-4pm. Eat at club or take home. Rotonda Elks, Club closes at 6pm Sunday Blue Plate, Spaghetti VFW Aux. 550 N McCall Rd Englewood 4:006:00 PM Dine In Carry Out, $6:00 Public Welcome. 941 4747516 Bingo Night, Bingo starts at 6:30 PM, come out and Get Lucky! Post 113, 3436 Indiana Rd. Rotonda West, FL. 697-3616 MONDAY AARP Drivers Safety, AARP Safe Driving Class. 9am-4pm $15 AARP members, $20 for non members Pay at door Crafting, Help us to craft items; bring lunch, we supply dessert at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 9:30 12:30 681-2048. Table Tennis (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! Plant Clinic, Plant Clinic @ Charlotte Englewood Library 10-12 Every Tuesday & Thursday, Florida Master Gardeners, Freet. Partners in Play, Share meaningful play with your child ages 05 limit 12 families 10:15 or 11:45 Elsie Quirk Lib 100 W Dearborn 861-5000 Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed l:00 PM VFW Post 10178, 550 N McCall Rd. (941)474-7516 Come join us!. Wings & Dancing, Wings, burgers, salads & more 5-7pm. Music: Coastal Jamz 6-9pm. Rotonda Elks, members & guests. Zumba Gold & Toning, Get fit while working out with Ricki to world music at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7 each. 445-1310 VBS, Calvary Baptist Church-VBSFREE 75 Pine St Englewood 475.1555 6/25-6/28 6:30-8 pm TUESDAY Tops 167 Suncoast, learn how to take off pounds sensibly & keep them off. 8-9 am Suncoast Auditorium $4/Mo Info 475-0449 Register 473-3919. Badminton, Englewood Sports Complex,9-12p, 941-861-1980. $2 to play! Beginning Line Dance, Learn steps and dances at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N.Maple St. 9 10 am, $3.00, 474-1438. Table Tennis (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-8611980, 9:30-12:30p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! Line Dancing, Dance with Harry to country, pop & standards at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $3, 474-1438. Auxilry Penny Bingo, Post #113, Rotonda W..every Tues..11:30 am-3:00 pm..lots of fun-call 697-9991.. Open to Public! Friend to Friend, Fellowship and fun every Tuesday from 1-3pm. Noon luncheon on 4th Tuesday. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 Pickleball (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 1-4p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! H2U Tuesday Cards, Play 4 types of cards. Bring friends. Play games of your choice. Free Make it!, Kids age 5-11 make music based do it yourself creations 1:30-2:30 Elsie Quirk Lib 100 W Dearborn 861-5000. TODAY AMVETS 2000 Special, Best Breakfast in Town 8-11am a large menu to choose only $7 incl/ bev 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Open 10AM-8PM, $0.25 off of drafts, domestic bottles & well drinks, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 312 Dinner, TALENT QUEST 10 AM-9 PM Cont. Brkfst, Lunch&Dinner Great entertainment & fun 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 SOA Fry & Grill Day, Enjoy & let the Sons do the cooking a large menu to choose from 2-5pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Writers on the Air, FREE, Public Welcome, 3:00-4:00 Common Grounds Meeting Hall, 12735 US-41 941-223-1262 Amateur Poets & Writers read live FC Blast Kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 MONDAY Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good workout & feel better Mahjongg, 9 am-12:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 They are looking for more players. Willing to teach North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Wings 5-7, Q at 7PM, Music by Mike & Co 6:30-9:30, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Duplicate Bridge, $3/ person 12:30-4:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Ella 429-8958 If you like bridge, bring a friend & play Rummikub, 1-4 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Like cards but not holding them? This is played with tiles AMVETS 2000 Darts, Dart league @ 7pm with chips & dips Come & join the fun 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 TUESDAY TOPS 0123, Need weight loss support? TOPS at 4285 Wesley Lane. Call Nancy at 423-8676, Youll be glad you did! Scrabble, 9:30-11:30 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Looking for more players, we play for fun Mahjongg, 10 am-1:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 They are looking for more players. Gail 941-429-1182 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Taco Tuesday 11-2, Euchre 12-4, $0.25 off drafts, domestic btls & wells, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 2000, Coney Dogs & Chili Dogs by Krista 11am 2pm only $2 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Line Dancing, $5/class 12:152:15 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Joan 661-3799 Learn new steps & have fun. Great exercise NPPW Monthly Meeting, Poetry Club Meeting, 2:30 p on June 26 at NP Library, 423-9824. All Welcome & Free Bingo, $5/20 games $1/ coverall 3-5:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Pay outs depend on sales. Youth Boxing, USA Boxing coach. 6 p.m. Tues/Thurs. Morgan Center. Fundamentals. Work ethic. $10. 239-292-9230. NPBOXCLUB@ WEDNESDAY Amateur Radio, North Port Amateur Radio Club, Coffee Break. All Welcome. North Port Abbes Doughnuts 9:15AM come & have coffee 888-2980 Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good workout & feel better North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Cyndies Drink of the Day 6-10, A different drink every Wednesday. 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Hand & Foot, 12-3 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 If you know how to play cards this is easy to learn CHARLOTTE EVENTS ENGLEWOOD EVENTS NORTH PORT EVENTS The Community Calendar items are entered by the event organizers and are run as submitted.Ž To submit an item, go to www.yoursun. com, select an edition and click on the Community CalendarŽ link on the left. Click Submit Event,Ž and fill out the appropriate information. Advertisement Advertisement DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY? CALL 941-205-6406adno=50538109BUSINESS JournalAbsolute Blinds Has A Window Treatment For YouAbsolute Blinds is the BEST place to go for all your window treatments, specializing in hardwood plantation shutters! This three-generation family owned & operated business is managed by Doug and Brett Hamilton. Their family has over 18 years of knowledge & experience in Southwest Florida window treatments. All their shutters are American made, custom fabricated, and manufactured from furniture grade North American hardwoods. Looking for excellent customer service, quality products, and a life time guarantee on work? Call them today You can enjoy the luxury that plantation shutters bring to your home. Is the existing REAL wood around your home warped? NO, so dont be misled by those who think that REAL wood shutters warp its just not true! The look, the feel, and ambiance of REAL wood shutters are unparalleled. Go see for yourself in their showroom at 2842 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte or call 941627-5444. Find them on the web at and please like them on Facebook @ Absolute Blinds Etc Inc. Absolute Blinds 2842 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte call 941-627-5444Count On The Best Service At Dr. Ds Auto RepairCall Dr. Ds Auto Repair for all your auto repairs. Owner, Mike True, and his staff are all ASE certi“ ed and they offer the “ nest full service repair in this area. Dr. Ds repairs all types of vehicles including motor homes and four wheelers. At Dr. Ds you can count on the best service, diagnostics, repairs, replacement parts, etc. Only superior quality replacement parts are used and rates are very reasonable. With the computerized engine analysis, you can be assured that the service required on your vehicle is necessary. True is well known as an excellent auto mechanic and the business enjoys an excellent reputation. Dr. Ds is located at 23415 Janice Avenue in the Whidden Industrial Park in Charlotte Harbor and the phone number is 941-743-3677. For the best service at a reasonable price, call or stop by Dr. Ds Auto Repair. Dr. Ds Auto Repair, 23415 Janice Avenue in the Whidden Industrial Park in Charlotte HarborLennox: Since 1895, A Name You Can TrustWhat inventor David Lennox began with the furnace manufacturing business he founded in 1895 evolved into a global corporation specializing in air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration. The Lennox name is known throughout the world for quality home comfort,Ž said Jack Spielman, owner of Ocean Air Conditioning of Southwest Florida. We are proud to install and service Lennox systems. We are a Lennox Premier Dealer.Ž A four-time winner of the Energy Star Manufacturing Partner of the Year award … and the “ rst winner in the heating and cooling industry … Lennox offers a wide selection of high-ef“ ciency systems that can save owners hundreds of dollars a year on utility bills. When you choose Lennox, you can rest assured knowing youre getting the very “ nest in heating, cooling and indoor air quality,Ž Spielman said, and we can design the right system for any home, install it properly and keep it running perfectly for many years to come.Ž Ocean Air serves homeowners and businesses in Charlotte, Sarasota and Desoto counties. Their of“ ce at 4145 Whidden Blvd #12, Port Charlotte, is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 941-625-8900 or visit their website at www.oceanair” .com. adno=XNSP49738 Ocean Air Conditioning Of SWFL, 4145 Whidden Blvd #12, Port CharlotteWestchester Gold & Diamonds, Serving Charlotte County Over 37 YearsWestchester Gold and Diamond has served Port Charlotte and the surrounding area for 41 years. Their store in Baers Plaza at 4200 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 carries an eclectic blend of new and old. Shop not only unique custom and new pieces, but pre-loved and estate jewelry as well. Special coins, David Yurman pieces, and art deco jewelry are just a few of the items in stock. If you are on the search for timepieces, you can “ nd them there, from vintage wristwatches to Rolexes. They also have the stock and knowledge to service Rolex watches. There are even designer pieces for a low price. Westchester Gold sells predominantly jewelry but antiques also line the shelves and decorate corners. To browse jewelry online, visit Westchester Gold and Diamonds website: http:// Whether youre in the market for a unique adornment or an interesting antique, Westchester Gold and Diamond might be the place for you! Westchester Gold & Diamonds, 4200-F Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, call 941-625-0666


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Page 24 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 OUR TOWN SPORTS 12 Whenever Tarpons baseball coach Lavell Cudjo pulls up to the baseball “elds at Charlotte High School, its almost become an expectation to see Kyle Machados truck sitting in the parking lot. Machado, a junior right-handed pitcher for Charlotte, has been one of the teams most talented pitchers since he stepped foot on campus nearly three years ago. His dedication and passion for the game has pushed him to become the Tarpons ace, and has also earned him a commitment to play for FGCU. Im basically at the “eld 24/7,Ž Machado said. Ill be there hitting, throwing bullpens, or working out with coach Ron.Ž Even with all the success Machado has had early in his baseball career, hes quick to defer the credit to his teammates. With him, theres kind of a different atmosphere when he goes out there,Ž Tarpons junior catcher Aaron Martins said. Hes always been very humble. Hes never talked about his success or talked about what he does, its always, We did this, or we won that.Ž Following a season in which he recorded a 5-2 record with a 1.79 ERA along with leading Charlotte to a 7A Region-3 quarter“nals berth, Machado thinks theres still a lot of room for improvement. The Sun s All-Area Player of the Year, Machado helped Charlotte “nish 20-9, and all of this despite having a challenging schedule featuring a number of dif“cult opponents, but the Tarpons fell in the district championship to Venice and would eventually be knocked out in the regional quarter“nals by Gulf Coast. Every workout, I have this picture in my head of all of us raising the trophy,Ž Machado said of his longtime goal of winning a district title. Just imagining us raising that trophy gives me all the motivation to work harder.Ž Machado has played with fellow teammates and FGCU commits Martins and Kevin Conway since they were all around 9 years old, and the bond theyve built since they all joined the Florida Burn 10-U team in 2009 has translated to high school well. Martins has caught both Machado and Conway for nearly 10 years, and the junior catcher said their idiosyncrasies have become like second nature. Its to the point where if were in school and somethings wrong, Ill be asking him, You hurt? You sore? Just stuff like that, I can pick up just about anything with the kid,Ž Martins said of his relationship with Machado. It helps me command more of whats gonna happen in a game. If hes missing low, Ill tell him, Hey, youre pulling down too much, try to stay through it. It helps me get him under control and in command so he can shut down the other team easier.Ž But it hasnt always been effortless for Machado. His work ethic and passion for the game were tested last summer, when he tore the labrum in his left shoulder playing summer baseball on July 30. He was faced with a daunting rehabilitation process. one that restricted him from throwing for three months and swinging for six months, it was during that time that Machado decided to direct his energies toward building up the rest of his body, and in doing so adding power to his pitching. With that time off, he built his strength in pitching,Ž Cudjo said. He could already throw hard. Obviously his location is good. But with that time off he built his leg and arm strength a little more to get ready for the season and it helped him. As far as pitching wise, he was at the top of his game. Once he got back and the season started, he was clicking on all cylinders as a pitcher.Ž The junior started the season without missing a beat, leading Charlotte to several key wins throughout the regular season. For Cudjo and Martins, one performance that was particulary impressive was Machados outing against IMG Academy. When we played the IMG national game, thats the best game Ive ever seen that kid throw,Ž Martins said. His velocity was up to about 88-90 (mph) that game and not only that, but I would put my glove on the outside corner and the only time Id have to move my mitt is when I was squeezing the ball. His off-speed, everything was working. Id tell him, Hey, put this one on the outside corner of the plate. And he would put it right on that outside corner.Ž Though the Tarpons fell to Venice and Gulf Coast in the playoffs, Machado threw a complete game shutout at North Port to send Charlotte to the district championship. And despite not being able to capture a district title, Cudjo said the pitching Machado displayed during his junior season hasnt been overlooked. Kyle is a kid that even some of the big league scouts are looking at right now,Ž he said. He has one more year of high school, but hes getting bigger and stronger. (At the) Beginning of the season he was 88-91 mph, and next year Im looking for him to be maybe around 92-93. That speaks volumes. They want to see velocity, they want to see off-speed and change of pace, and he has all of that. If we can keep him healthy, hes got the opportunity to do a lot of good things. I tell him all the time, If you continue to work, the baseball gods will reward you. We dont know where youll be or how far youll go, but you will be rewarded. But I think hes gonna be a kid where we look up in the next “ve years and say, You know what? We were blessed to see that kid pi tch.ŽAll-Area TeamWarnner Rincones, Lemon Bay The captain of the Manta Rays, Rincones led Lemon Bay with both his hitting and defense from the shortstop position. Batting leadoff, Rincones hit .500 with 33 runs and 22 RBI while stealing 12 bases. Aaron Martins, Charlotte „ Batting in the heart of the order for the majority of the season, Martins was a consistent offensive threat on a Tarpons team that struggled to score runs at times. The junior catcher hit .382 with “ve doubles and two home runs. One of his best performances came against Miami Beach in the Sarasota Classic when he hit a solo home run and then a game-winning double in extra innings. The Tarpons would go on to win the tournament. Justin Mincieli, Lemon Bay „ Mincieli transferred from Charlotte to Lemon Bay for his senior year and he had no trouble adjusting to life as a Manta Ray. Mincieli led Lemon Bay by going 8-2 with a 1.80 ERA and with a strikeout ratio of 50 strikeouts to four walks. He started all but one of the Mantas playoff games as they advanced all the way to the regional “nals, where they fell to Avon Park. Mincieli will play for the Webber Warriors when he begins school in the fall. Brandon Gielow, Lemon Bay „ Following a sophomore season that earned him a verbal commitment to Tennessee, Gielow both started and worked in relief for Lemon Bay in 2018. The junior left-hander “nished 6-3 with a 2.70 ERA and 57 strikeouts to 29 walks. With Mincieli starting in the playoffs, Gielow closed out the district championship win over Lake Placid and Lemon Bays regional semi“nals win over Lakewood. Along with his work on the mound, Gielow also played “rst base and left “eld while hitting .376 with 21 runs and 28 RBI. Charlie Davidson, North Port „ Davidson was one of the top pitchers and hitters for North Port, and had several big games for the Bobcats during the season. The senior pitched a no-hitter against Booker and helped kickstart a late rally with a double and a run scored to come from behind and beat Charlotte in an important district matchup. On the mound, he was 3-6 with a 3.52 ERA with 57 strikeouts to 19 walks. At the plate, Davidson led North Port in several key offensive categories pacing the Bobcats with a .355 average, scoring 17 runs and delivering 16 RBI. Kevin Conway, Charlotte „ Another twoway player for Charlotte, Conway was one of the key pitchers and hitters for the Tarpons in his junior season. Along with “nishing 2-2 with a 2.82 ERA, he also was a force offensively “nishing with a .328 average, accounting for 18 hits, including three doubles. Mitch Derocher, Port Charlotte „ Limited to DH duties after injuring his elbow and requiring Tommy John surgery prior to the season, Derocher still provided consistent offense for a Pirates team that was certainly in need of it. Derocher “nished 2018 hitting .327 with 13 runs, 7 RBI and a .421 on-base percentage. He hit his “rst homer of the season when he crushed a ball deep over the 350 foot sign on the left “eld wall at Lemon Bay High School. Machado works back to be areas best By VINNIE PORTELLGONDOLIER SPORTS EDITOR SPRING ALLAREA: BASEBALLLOCAL SPORTS LOCAL SPORTS Contact usBenjamin Baugh € Editor or 941-206-1175 Bryan Levine € Staff writer or 941-206-1122 Vincent Portell € Staff writer or 941-206-1185 EMAIL: FAX: 941-629-2085 SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at www.suncoast Like us and share our photos on Facebook: SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports How to ƒSubmit a story idea: Email or call the sports department at 941-2061175. Must contain name, address and number. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1175. To report an error: Call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email SUN FILE PHOTOSAfter tearing the labrum in his left shoulder on July 30 of last year, Kyle Machado worked back to regain his form at both the mound and the plate. SUN FILE PHOTOKyle Machado got his fastball up to 91 mph this year, but Charlotte coach Lavell Cudjo is looking for even more velocity in 2019. Charlotte pitcher Kyle Machado led the Tarpons with a 5-2 record and a 1.79 ERA in a junior season that drew the attention of MLB scouts. SOCCERCharlotte Tarpon High School Preseason Camp: The Charlotte Tarpons will be conducting a high school preseason camp June 25-29, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. grades 7 through 12, at the Charlotte High School Soccer Field. The cost is $50 per student. Checks should be made payable to Charlotte High School, and be received prior to June 22. The checks, registration and wavier should be mailed to: Charlotte High School, Attn. Greg W inkler, Boys Soccer, 1250 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950. If checks are received after June 22, the cost will be $75. The fee includes a t-shirt and water bottle. The camp director is Greg Winkler, Charlotte High School Boys Soccer Coach, 2012 NSCAA National Coach of the Year. The objective of the camp will be to provide an opportunity for the players to immerse themselves into the Charlotte Boys system of play. There will be individual skill work and team tactics presented during the week. The week will also include team-building activiites and skills competitions.SWIMMINGCharlotte County Swimming: Yearround USA Swimming team provides instruction and competition ages 5 and up. Visit or call Susan, 941-628-1510.RUNNINGZoomers: The Southwest Florida club emphasizes running events and triathlons. Visit for information.BASEBALLSenior Men: The South Florida Suns, mens over-50 baseball team, is looking for players. All positions needed. Call 941-456-5229.MODEL SAILINGClub schedules: Sun Coast Club meets Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10a.m. to 3p.m. at South County Regional Park in Punta Gorda. Open to the public. 941-628-8802.SAILINGCharlotte Harbor Multihull Association: For multihull owners or those interested in them. No dues. Meets first Monday of each month 6p.m. at Harpoon Harrys. Call Ron, 941-876-6667. SPORTS CALENDAR


DanMEARNSCOLUMNIST Health & HopeHearing Impaired Persons of Charlotte County is getting a name change. Starting July 1, the assistance organization will be known as Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Charlotte County. When we started in 1989, saying hearing impaired instead of deafŽ was considered politically correct,Ž said Executive Director Kim Gaut. Now, impaired has negative connotations.Ž The Port Charlotte organization provides free counseling, education, equipment and other services to individuals suffering various degree of deafness. Its services include: Ampli“ed phones. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is one of the distribution centers in the state that provides these phones that light up, ring very loudly and can be equipped with photos on the dial that identify familiar callers. The phones are distributed by the Florida Telecommunications Relay Incorporated (FTRI), a statewide nonpro“t that administers the Telecommunications Access Systems Act (TASA) of 1991, Everyone always assumes theres a catch,Ž Gaut said, but theres not. You just have to be a resident of the state of Florida and have a hearing or speech loss.Ž Anyone with a doctors certi“cation of deafness or wearing hearing aids quali“es for a free phone with a Florida drivers license or Florida ID. Others are given a “ve-minute written test that determines if they have some type of hearing loss, Gaut said. The ampli“ed phones can be paired with Bluetooth-enabled cellphones, which makes them portable. Recipients may keep them as long as they want. Technically, its a phone-onloan program,Ž Gaut said. Its not theirs to sell, give away or throw away. If they dont want it anymore, Same Hearing Impaired Persons services, different nameDAN | 2 Florida House Bill 21, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott in March, goes into effect on July 1, when the prescribing of controlled substances will be more tightly regulated.Opioids are a mainstay of pain relief for cancer patients, so it may not be surprising that many feel victimized by efforts to curb the nations opioid addiction epidemic by limiting access to prescription painkillers. But the doctors and nurses who care for those patients are also caught in the middle of the crisis, two University of Pennsylvania experts argue in a recent opinion piece in JAMA Oncology. Cancer clinicians have been hit with con”icting recommendations for prescribing long-term opioid therapy. Worse, the guidance is largely based on opinion because research is lacking, said Salimah H. Meghani, a nursing professor and palliative care expert, and co-author Neha Vapiwala, a radiation oncologist. The lack of research re”ects the fact that cancer patients are usually excluded from long-term opioid therapy studies because the widely held and timehonored assumption that cancer pain should be regarded differently from other chronic pain conditions,Ž the authors said. The writers are particularly critical of opioid prescribing guidelines issued two years ago by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The advice, aimed at reducing use of the addictive painkillers, has created confusion for cancer clinicians because it de“es recommendations from leading oncology groups, including the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. For example, while the CDC guidance exempts cancer patients who are currently in treatment, it applies to those who have “nished treatment „ even though cancer pain can be related to the disease, its treatment, or after-effects of both. Indeed, an American Cancer Society study of survivors found that chronic pain was a leading complaint. The CDC also urges prescribing non-drug pain treatments, such as physical and psychological therapy, even though these are not Opioid prescribing guidelines frustrate cancer doctors as well as their patientsBy MARIE MCCULLOUGHPHILLY.COM OPIOID | 8If my 3-year-old goes more than two hours without a snack, he turns into a screaming, hangry monster. And if were being honest, so do I. But Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, and they dont all transform into the Hulk for a month. University of North Carolina researchers have been studying hunger and anger and have found that awareness of your emotions may help vanquish the grumpy, hungry feeling sometimes called hanger.Ž Fasting during Ramadan is as much an emotional, mental and spiritual challenge as it is a physical challenge,Ž Imran Aukhil, spokesmen for the Islamic Association of Raleigh, said. The UNC study is saying the human body experiences a Want to control that hangry feeling?Researchers have been studying hunger and anger and have found that awareness of your emotions may help vanquish the grumpy, hungry feelingBy YEN DUONGTHE NEWS & OBSERVER PHOTO PROVIDEDUniversity of North Carolina researchers have been studying the intersect of hunger and anger. A new term is causing heartburn for beef, chicken and pork producers: Clean meat.Ž The term is being used by supporters of the emerging science of meat grown in labs without slaughtering cows and chickens. But many in the conventional meat industry dont want it to become the accepted moniker, saying it implies that the meat they produce isnt clean. Meat products grown by replicating animal cells are not yet on supermarket shelves, but the topic is getting enough attention that the Food and Drug Administration is holding a public meeting on culturedŽ meat next month. The agency notes the technological considerations for these products are complex and evolving.Ž One challenge is making sure the cells replicate the animal cells correctly, the agency says. Heres an overview of how the science works: A sample of animal cells is taken and replicated using a culture that fosters their growth. The FDA says animal cells can currently be produced from starter cellsŽ in machines where the cells are cultured to grow. Now companies are working to commercialize the process with techniques that allow complex tissues to form, the FDA says, similar to strategies being explored for human organ replacement. Cultures provide nutrients, vitamins and minerals to help cells grow, but the ones currently on the market are too costly for commercially viable products, according to the Good Food Institute, which advocates and lobbies for meat A look at how cultured meat madeTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOThis Jan. 9 photo shows the Impossible Burger at Stellas, in Bellevue, Nebraska, which is a burger made from plant protein. What gets to be considered meatŽ is a particularly touchy subject as startups push to alter American eating habits with substitutes they say are just like the real thing. 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Page 26 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit EditorMarie Merchant 941-206-1135 Medical Advertising Executives:Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 Fort Myers Daniel Dykes 941-205-6409 Deadlines Support group listings are published as space permits. To have your group included, send the information to feelingfit@sun-herald. com. News briefs and announcements must be received by noon on Monday to be included in Sundays edition of Feeling Fit. News briefs are published as space permits. Contact or call 941-206-1135.Feeling FitIf the sole measure for rating life quality is the tautness of your skin, then sure, life gets worse with age. Fortunately, collagen enriched skin isnt the highest gauge to a ful“lling life. Wrinkles and skin sagging aside, some things really do improve with age. Research and aging experts report that bene“ts go along with father time. More Emotional Resilience. When youre young, you dont have enough opportunities that make for emotional toughness. As we age, were plenty tested. And the more successful youve been with persevering tough times, the more emotionally resilient you will become. The old adage, The reward of suffering is experience,Ž really is appropriate for those in triple digits. Lifelong Brain Skills are Still Building. If you forgot where you put your watch, or cant remember a new friends name, you may think age is against you. But everyone has a laundry list of ways their memory has failed. When it comes to word skills and abilities to read other peoples emotional states, age is on your side. Research from April 2015 Psychological Science reported that cognitive skills, such as word knowledge does not peak until your sixties and seventies. In another study, younger people just werent as adept as older adults in determining peoples emotional states. Thats pretty helpful when youre trying to react to a friend who is annoyed or distraught. As we age, mental processing and cognitive skills can decline, but it doesnt have to be this way. With a bit of physical effort you can prevent those skills from sloping. We know that people who are active and physically “t can experience slower cognitive loss than those whove been couch potatoes their whole life,Ž says Catherine Mananita, physical therapist for Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center „ a facility that specializes in the active and aging population. Migraines Dampen with Age. According to the Human Health Project, the aging brain begins to lose cells and shrink. Naturally, this can decrease a variety of neurological f unctions and their cognitive signaling pathways. They hypothesize that this process may account for migraines decreasing in severity with each decade. About 40 percent of people with migraines will notice they dont have them anymore by age 65, according to The Migraine Trust, a United Kingdom-based migraine research charity. More Wakefullness. Its common to hear seniors rant about their fatigue. But in comparison to younger people, seniors rule wakefulness. According to a new U.S. study and reported in Reuters Health, The 15 to 24 age group reported feeling the most tired during all activities throughout the day. Researchers used a scale of 0 to 6 with 6 being very tired and the 15-24 groups were almost a full point higher than seniors. The average fatigue scores fell from 2.5 among the youngest age group in the study to approximately 1.8 for the oldest age group.Ž The study, conducted by Laura Kurdna and Paul Dolan at the London School of Economics and Political Science and published in the Journals of Gerontology Series B, included nearly 13,000 American participants and is one of very few large-scale investigations of tiredness. Its a big effect,Ž Kurdna told Reuters Health. The evidence on this so far is quite mixed, and most studies have either been done in clinical settings or in Europe.Ž Kurdnas plausible explanations for the “ndings of the study, includes, older people are able to use their time and do what they want to do when they want to do it.Ž She also noted that, because older people tend not to use social media they may not have their attention drained the way that younger people might.Ž Blooming SelfCon“dence with Each Decade. Its true. Research surveyed older peoples con“dence (starting in middle adolescence and at various points in the aging process) and found there was a subtle uptick in self-esteem. Although it was scant, it did show that our self-esteem gets more positive with age progression. One reason for this increase is called the maturity principle. The idea is that early in life, were confused about where we “t into the grand scheme of society. As we get older, though, we start to adapt to social roles and understand our place. In doing so, we get more comfortable, con“dent, and capable. As people age, their knowledge of the world „ and themselves „ grows. Their sense of self identity gets stronger, and theyve acquired a lot of different experiences to support that,Ž says Elizabeth Glisky, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Glisky told Huf“ngton Post, With all these things together, you know who you are and what youre about, and you have a lot more selfcon“dence than when you were younger.Ž For more information regarding rehabilitation, call Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center at 941-235-8011.They offer comprehensive rehabilitative outpatient and inpatient services for shortor long-term care and are located at 25325 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte.Five reasons life gets easier with ageBy LAUREEN ALBRECHTPort CHARLOTTE REHABILITATION CENTER PHOTO PROVIDEDResearch surveyed older peoples condence (starting in middle adolescence and at various points in the aging process) and found there was a subtle uptick in self-esteem. Although it was scant, it did show that our self-esteem gets more positive with age progression. FTRI wants it back.Ž Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services covers Englewood, North Port, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Venice and Sebring, and Gaut said she receives a combined total of more than 800 requests a year for the special telephones. Hearing aids. When available, refurbished hearing aids are provided for free to low-income individuals who qualify. Residents are invited to donate old or discarded hearing aids, which Gaut sends to one of her agencys audiologist partners (such as Dr. Bethany Walden in Port Charlotte and Dr. Roberto Gautier in Punta Gorda). The doctors determine if the old hearing aids can be refurbished, then refurbish and hold them for us,Ž said Gaut. We send quali“ed people to those doctors, who “t them with the hearing aids. Unfortunately, we dont have anything in hearing aid bank right now.Ž Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services also refers people to the area Lions Clubs that have partnered with hearing aid manufacturer Rexton, Inc. to offer three types of digital hearing aids for low-income individuals. Gaut said many people suffering from hearing loss reject hearing aids. Cost is a factor,Ž she said, but denial and vanity are the main reasons people dont get them.Ž Communication classes. Evening sign language classes will be available at the end of July for anyone who wants to take them. They are held four times a year, depending on instructor availability. Gaut serves as a teacher, along with other volunteers from the local deaf community. She starting taking classes 20 years ago. When I was a little kid, I saw two deaf men signing and I was fascinated with the language,Ž she recalled. When I had the chance to learn it, I did. From there, I met people in the deaf community who taught me.Ž Gaut said only Canada and the United States use American Sign Lan guage (ASL). The other countries have their own versions, but Gaut said deaf people have a way of understanding each other, through body language, pantomime and other resources. ASL is a complex language that employs signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and body posturing. Its a totally different language,Ž she said. It has its own grammar and syntax. Its a conceptual and visual language.Ž Part of ASL involves spelling out words on one hand, using signs to correspond to the letters in each word. If that seems like a laborious process, watch a skilled practitioner; their fingers seem to fly. In 2011, a Portland, Oregon, hearing person named Marty Wormley set a record by signing the entire alphabet in just 4.43 seconds. We only do proper names in letters,Ž said Gaut. Other than that its signing. Theres no English.Ž Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is located at 21450 Gibralter Drive, Suite 8, in Port Charlotte. For more information or to make an appointment, call 941-743-8347, which is a voice, fax and TTY (Text Telephone) line. (Next week: How big a problem is deafness in our area, the importance of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, why young people are endangering their hearing, and how you can help Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.) Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email danmearns@ PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 2Alzheimers Caregiver Support GroupThe Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday every month at The Springs at South Biscayne, 6235 Hoffman St., North Port. Call 941-426-8349 to register.Alcoholics AnonymousCall 941-426-7723 for information on meetings in the Arcadia, Venice, Port Charlotte, North Port and Englewood areas, including dates times and places.Cancer Support MinistryFirst United Methodist Church offers a scripturally based cancer support ministry to anyone affected by this life altering diagnosis. Whether you are new diagnosis or have been battling for a long time, the cancer ministry provides a place where people who understand the treatment journey are available to help, listen and support patients, as well as survivors, caregivers and family members. The Cancer Support Ministry meets the “rst Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in room 9 at 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. All adult cancer survivors and their caregivers are welcome to attend, regardless of cancer type, church af“liation or faith base. For more information, contact Mitzi Kohrman, Support GroupPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte, hosts a caregiver support group from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The cost is free and is open to any caregiver dealing with a care-receiver with any debilitating disease. There are no requirements to join the group. For more information, contact Mike Boccia at 941-815-6077. SUPPORT GROUPS Ou r N orth P ort o c e treats the who l e fa m i ly! V isit D r Fl age l for a ll of y o u r c hi ld ren s hea l th c are nee d s an d L a u ra D ie km an ARNP, is here to c are for the a dul ts in y o u r fa m i ly!VISIT US TODAY AT OUR OFFICE OFF OF TOLEDO BLADE2572 Commerce Parkway North Port, FL 34289 941-429-3545 Laura Diekman, ARNP Family Medicine Susan D. Flagel, D.O. PediatricsNow Accepting e Patients for Pediatrics & Primary Care NOW OFFERING BACK TO SCHOOL & SPORTS PHYSICALS! €€€ ACCEPTING ALL MAJOR INSURANCES! adno=50536521


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Page 28 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 June is Aphasia Awareness month, and although over 2 million people in the US experience aphasia, and 1 in 3 strokes results in aphasia, most Americans (84.5 percent) state that theyve never heard the term aphasia.Ž Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder that impairs a persons ability to process or produce language and impairs the ability to speak and/or understand others. Most people with aphasia experience dif“culty with reading and writing, yet, intelligence is usually intact. Aphasia post stroke is associated with damage to the left side of the brain, where most of the language functions are housed. A less common form of aphasia is Primary Progressive Aphasia, a neurodegenerative disease which is associated with a gradual loss of language abilities. The inability to formulate thoughts into verbal expression or fully understand what is being said can result in frustration for persons with aphasia and their loved ones. In the past, it was thought that recovery from aphasia post stroke was limited to the “rst 6 months to a year, and this prognosis for poor recovery of language often limited insurance payment for speech therapy services when aphasia persisted months or years following an initial stroke. However, with advances in neuro-imaging, new theories have evolved about neuroplasticity, which is the brains capacity to create new pathways over a lifetime, and these theories have given rise to new treatments, including speech generating devices; computer-assisted programs and home-based programs including the use of telepractice delivery models. Research continues to evolve, giving hope to individuals with chronic aphasia that improvement in communication can still be attained and guiding speech-language pathologists in the selection of the best treatment approaches based on the location of brain injury and an individuals learning style. Voices of Hope for Aphasia is a community-based program located in Tampa. This fall, Oct. 1920, VOH for Aphasia is sponsoring Project BRIDGE (Building Research Initiatives by Developing Gr oup Effort). Researchers, individuals with aphasia, speechlanguage professionals, and family members are invited to attend and discuss research needs affecting people living with aphasia. To learn more about aphasia, visit Voices of Hope for Aphasia: National Aphasia Association: Mary Spremulli, MA,CCC-SLP is owner of Voice Aerobics, a private practice offering Speech, Voice, and Swallowing evaluation and treatment for adults. Medicare and most insurance accepted. For more information or to schedule an appointment, Call 941-204-1515 email: info@voiceaerobicsdvd. com or Visit: http://www. continues to evolve, giving hope to individuals with chronic aphasia By MARY SPREMULLI MA,CCC-SLPVOICE AEROBICS Every week since October 2016, a group of individuals with a diagnosis of Parkinsons disease, get together to improve the way they communicate. The LOUD Crowd is a sort of Toastmasters for people with Parkinsons. The weekly class, led by local speech-language pathologist, Mary Spremulli, MA,CCC-SLP, is modeled after a speech therapy program SPEAK OUT!, which was developed at the Parkinsons Voice Project, a nonpro“t organization in Richardson, Texas. The Charlotte County LOUD Crowd meets every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the aerobics room of Universal Fitness in Deep Creek, with the usage of the facility donated by owner Peter Galizia and his wife Jessica, co-owner. The class has steadily grown from 5 to 15 participants, all with a Parkinsons diagnosis ranging in onset from 2 years to more than 25 years. There is no fee to attend the class, and all that is asked of group members is that they make a commitment to themselves and each other to attend each week. Several spouses, who provide transportation, have formed their own wives clubŽ and report bene“ting from the friendships that have developed. To learn more about speech therapy programs for people with Parkinsons disease, includ ing The LOUD Crow or if you would like LOUD Crowd members to speak to your group or organization, please contact: Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP, Owner, Voice Aerobics: 941204-1515 or email info@ Crowd speak out for Parkinson's FEELING FIT PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIASpremulli leans in to listen to Port Charlotte resident Gar Lamb, while he practices one of his speech exercises. Glania Sylvain, Punta Gorda resident Glenn Cashwell, Deep Creek resident Keith Rowlett, Punta Gorda Isles resident, sings My Country tis of Thee.Ž Dave Thomas, Punta Gorda Isles resident FEELING FIT 4 112414450 Shreve St. € Punta Gorda, FL 33950 LifeCareCenterOfPuntaGorda.comLife Care Center of Punta Gorda a Go r d a, FL 3 ta G or da nta G or da nt ta da d G or d rda F aG ord a aG G o rd d d e ve St € P u n ta C e nt er O f P un ta Go rda of f 450 Shre ve Lif eCar eCe of f enterO Friday, June 29, 3…5 p.m.Life Care Center of Punta Gorda DOCUMENTARY & DISCUSSIONWATCH. THINK. TALK. ACT. Paneled by Join us and our panel of experts as we open the door to discussion on what individuals value in life. Presented by physicians Odel Ruano and Doris Hayes, af“ liates of Millennium Physician Group. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to 941.639.8771. adno=50537933


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 29 June 25, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. „ Quit Your Way. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Quitting tobacco isnt easy. Finding help should be. Bayfront Health and Tobacco Free Florida offer free tools and services to help you get started. Free. Call 866-534-7909 to register. June 26, 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. „ Emotions of the Heart: Stress Management Class. Bayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. Everyone experiences stress from time to time; however, excessive stress can take a toll on your health. Learn techniques to recognize, manage, overcome and cope. Free. Call 941-637-2450 to register. June 27, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. „ What Do You Have To Lose? Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Of“ce Plaza, 3rd Floor, Suite 131, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. If youre considering weight loss surgery, the best place to start is with the right information. Thats why we offer free weight loss seminars as an opportunity to talk with the experts. Seminars are interactive and include members of our weight loss team. You are invited to bring a family member, friend, or other support person with you. Free. Register at or call 941-766-4564 to schedule a free consultation. Tune into 1580AM and listen to the Bayfront Health segment on the Golden Hippo show: June 28 at 8:a.m. BAYFRONT NEWS & NOTESFEELING FIT 5 heightened state of anger after experiencing a negative stimulus. Where the experience is different for Muslim people is that we understand that, and we push ourselves to go the opposite direction.Ž Hunger zaps you with stress hormones, tinkers with your blood sugar levels and causes physiological arousal, where you notice something happening to your body. For example, you might not notice your resting heart rate, but if youre scared, youll notice your racing pulse. Hanger happens when you mix up hunger, which is a bad physiological feeling, with a bad emotional feeling. I wanted to look at speci“c ways that the body contributes to emotion,Ž study co-author and UNC graduate student Jennifer MacCormack said. Whats your “rst impression when you meet a stranger? (How) do you decide what to buy at the store? These unobtrusive physiological signals shape the way our brains process the world around us.Ž Researchers measured how hunger changed perceptions with an online study. They blipped positive, negative or neutral images on a screen „ things such as kittens, an angry dog or an iron. Then participants saw an ambiguous Chinese character „ the study excluded people familiar with Mandarin. Participants rated how pleasant they thought the character was. Hungry participants who had seen an angry dog image guessed that the Chinese characters were more negative than hungry people who saw kittens or irons. But hunger by itself didnt affect the ratings. Only hungry, negative-exposed people acted more like Debbie Downers than people who were full. Hungry people exposed to neutral or positive images acted the same as full people. Its not the case that being hungry makes you a jerk,Ž UNC professor Kristin Lindquist, the other study co-author, said. You need to have some sort of instigating context. (Hangry) people attribute their reactions to the context, and hunger turns up the dial on what otherwise would be a mildly angry response.Ž After establishing that negative contexts turned hungry people hangry, Lindquist and MacCormack tested how people interacted with live experimenters. First, participants saw a picture of Jon,Ž a generic white man, looking neutral, sad or angry. Then participants, who fasted for “ve hours or ate less than an hour before the experiment wrote short stories about what happened to Jon and why he felt that way. The researchers wanted to “nd out whether focusing on emotions makes you less likely to blame others in bad situations, like the one that participants then faced. After completing 100 trials of a tedious taskŽ of counting whether a ring of circles was even or odd, their computer crashed.Ž They had to “nd the experimenter, who asked them, What did you do? What keys did you press?Ž and then left after some tinkering. Participants were more likely to say they felt hateŽ or that the experimenter was judgmentalŽ if they were hungry and had written about neutral-faced Jon. It was the unpleasant negative context that allowed people to misattribute their hunger to the experimenter in the study,Ž MacCormack said. A lot of times, our body is not directly producing a feeling of pleasantness or unpleasantness. Its making physiological arousal, and people interpret automatically what that physiological arousal means, (but its) not a conscious process.Ž By learning more about how hanger arises, we can learn how to avoid it. To write this story I tried to become hangry by not eating, but I was so focused on my emotions that I didnt overreact hangrily. Something similar might be happening when Muslims fast for Ramadan, Lindquist said. The key is awareness,Ž Lindquist said. I would imagine nothing makes you more aware of your hunger than fasting for religious purposes. In that case, people are acutely aware of the fact that theyre very hungry and are good at not misinterpreting their body states.Ž Injecting positivityŽ into your environment might also protect you from hanger, MacCormack wrote in a recent article. So if youre fasting, you can avoid hanger if you give positive connotations to the fast. Ramadan provides a positive, pleasant, meaningful context,Ž MacCormack said. The hunger could be interpreted and constructed as a very different emotion, like a sense of awe or humility or whatever religious emotions are special for people during that time.Ž Hanger can happen to anyone, though people who are more in tune with their bodies might be able to avoid it more. Are there Muslim people who struggle and dont achieve those mental and spiritual goals and experience hanger? Absolutely,Ž Aukhil said. The goal is to not do that.Ž MacCormack also noted, If youre more aware of your bodily cues, you recognize that this is my body and this is not something happening in the world around me. You can better identify the so-called true cause of your feelings.ŽHANGRYFROM PAGE 1 Alzheimers support groupsThe Alzheimers Association holds monthly caregiver support groups for spouses, adult children and family members who want to connect and share insight with others in similar situations. RSVP is not required to attend. For questions on groups and services through the Alzheimers Association, please call 941-235-7470. Port Charlotte area € 3 p.m. third Tuesday at South Port Square (Harbor Terrace), 23033 Westchester Blvd., Port Charlotte. € 3 p.m. third Thursday at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte. Punta Gorda area € 3 p.m. third Monday at Life Care center, 450 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. € 3 p.m. second Tuesday at Punta Gorda Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Englewood area € 10:30 a.m. third Friday, Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood. 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Page 30 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 PHOTO PROVIDEDFirst Row: Mary Ellen, RN/Hyperbaric Technician; Lauren Westforth, RN; Serena Maher, Oce Coordinator; Nancy Frank, Wound Management Director; Glenna Schnebly, Program Director; and Leslie Tiany, RN. Back Row: Dr. Patrick McFadden; Dr. Tomasz Wazny; Dr. Stephen Petrofsky; Dr. Mamoon Jarrah, Medical Director and Carin Calabrese, RN.Fawcett Memorial Hospital wound management and hyperbaric medicine receives Center of Excellence Award MEDICAL2030 CNAs, HHAs and CaregiversFind New Clients by Advertising Your Services in the Senior Directory Every Wednesday in The Sun Newspapers. This Feature Publishes in Charlotte, Sarasota, and Desoto Counties. Market Yourself Reach 150,000 Readers! Call 941-429-3110 for more information Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Home5 Star Deficiency Free Facility is looking for you! We want caring healthcare professionals to be part of our team. FULL TIME or PART TIMENURSES … CNAs …FOOD SUPPORT WORKERS941-613-0919Online: ABargainHunters Delight Checkthe ClassifiedsFirst! AWhole Marketplaceof Shoppingisrightat your Fingertips! MEDICAL ASSISTANT Needed Full Time to be trained as Coordinator for Clinical Research Facility. Phlebotomy & Computer Skills is A MUST. Please Email Resume to or Fax 941-979-8564 SOLARIS HEALTHCAREis now HiringNURSE 3-11PM & 11-7AM CNAs 3-11PM Weekend Supervisor$2000 Sign on BONUS!! Apply: www.HorizonTechInstitute.ComADVANCE YOUR CAREERŽ Licensed & Accredited School Murdock Town Center on 411032 Tamiami Tr Unit 3YOUcan become a LPN within 11 months. Enrollment ongoing.Start Working In 2-5 wks! Classes Start Each Month Call For Class Dates Nursing Assistant (120hrs) Home Health Aide (75hrs) Phlebotomy Tech (165hrs) EKG Tech (165hrs) Patient Care Tech (600hrs) Job Assist. & Pymt. Plans Call Now to Register! 941-889-7506 PHLEBOTOMY,EKG, Classes Start 06/26 LPNwkds 06/26 CNA06/26 Med. Asst. 06/26 ADULTCARE5050 HONEST, CARING PERSONALASSISTANT AVAIL. TOCAREFORYOUR LOVEDONE! I WILLCAREFOR YOURSASI DOMYOWN! DR. APTS, LITECLEANINGAND MEALPREP, ERRANDS& MUCH MORE. (941)-979-2887 MEDICAL6095 H O VER O UND P O WER WHEELCHAIR looks great, new battery, wheels,power cord $399 941-426-4076 RECLINER POWER V ery goo d condition. $125 941-575-1988 NEWS & NOTESBayfront Health Port Charlottes renovation project continuesBayfront Health Port Charlottes $11 million modernization and renovation project continues. The next phase, which began on June 18, will result in closure of the hospitals main entrance for approximately 10 weeks while the main lobby and entrance are improved and updated. All patients and visitors are encouraged to use caution and follow all signs and temporary walkway instructions. Traf“c that would normally use the main entrance will be directed to enter and exit through the Southwest Florida Heart Center. Bayfront Health volunteers will be on hand to help patients and visitors navigate. During this time, all hospital services and departments remain open and fully functional, including The Daily Grind coffee shop which opened Monday, June 18, and will feature a variety of Starbucks specialty drinks, pastries and meal options. A ribbon-cutting event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, June 29, and all community members are welcome and encouraged to attend. To learn more and receive regular updates on the status of the renovations, simply likeŽ Bayfronts Facebook page by visiting www.Facebook. com/BayfrontHealth PortCharlotteand PuntaGorda.Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinsons€ North Port JFCS Care Partner Connection with Carolyn Stephens, LCSW and Parkinson Power Hour with Karla Brody, Open Forum and Sharing; Neuro Challenge Foundation: North Port, 5600 Peace River Road, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 27. € North Port Voice Aerobics with Mary Spremulli, SLP; An exercise program focusing on breath support, posture, and vocal function exercises for improved vocal performance: Neuro Challenge Foundation: North Port, 5600 Peace River Road, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 28. € Venice Movers and Shakers PD Discussion Group (A Learning and Support Discussion Group focusing on the Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of PD) Special Event: Voice Aerobics and Cognitive Exercise with Dr. John Moore: Jacaranda Public Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 28.5K Run ClubCity of North Port Parks and Recreation hosts a 5K Run Club at the Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd., North Port „ every Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. through June 27. This is the chance to train to run and complete a 5K race. Novice runners will learn how to safely begin running and improve their endurance throughout the program. Participants completing the program will receive a free entry in the Firecracker 5K Race. For more information visit Education Programs offeredSarasota Memorial Hospital offers comprehensive childbirth education programs at its North Port Health Care Center, 2345 Bobcat Village Center Road, North Port. All sessions are taught by quali“ed instructors, on a rotating monthly schedule. For the educational sessions, youll need to sign-up in advance. We recommend signing up for classes by your second trimester and “nishing them four weeks prior to your due date. Upcoming classes include: € Wednesday, June 27: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. € Monday, July 9: CPR for Infants 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. € Saturday, July 21: Prepared Childbirth Class 6:30 p.m. to 8:30pm € Wednesday, July 25: Baby Care Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. € Monday, Aug. 13: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. € Saturday, Aug. 18: Prepared Childbirth Class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. € Wednesday, Aug. 22: CPR for Infants 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. € Monday, Sept. 10: Baby Care Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. € Saturday, Sept. 15: Prepared Childbirth Class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. € Wednesday, Sept. 26: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Register online atChristmas in JulyFriendship Centers in Charlotte County are planning its second annual Healthy At HomeŽ donation drive. Please consider providing some extra cheer this summer by donating a practical, thoughtful item that will be gifted to clients whose needs are year round. Suggested donations include: laundry detergent, fabric softener sheets, dish detergent, Handi-wipes, cleaning wipes, large bars of soap, toothpaste, Polident/Fixadent, incontinence pads, tea and instant coffee, nylon mesh body scrubbers, body wash, deodorant, dog and cat food, art supplies, puzzle books. Donations can be dropped off from July 1 to 31 at 27420 Voyageur Drive, Harbor Heights or any of the following participating partners: € River Commons, 2305 Aaron St., Port Ch arlotte € Chelsea Place Adult Day Center, 3626 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte € C.A.R.E., 6868 San Casa Drive, Englewood € St. Marys Primitive Baptist Church, 605 Mary St., Punta Gorda For more information, call Jeanne at Friendship Centers at 941-255-0723.Bayfront Health Port Charlotte/ Punta Gorda seeks volunteersDo you love helping others, serving and giving back to people in need? Make a difference in the lives of patients, families and visitors and become a volunteer at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda. We are recruiting volunteers for many different positions, including: care ambassadors, couriers, front desk information, nursing support, clerical volunteers, departure services, emergency room volunteers, and golf cart drivers. If you have four hours per week to share with others, please call 941-637-2570 for more information.Monthly tobacco cessation seminarsEnglewood Community Hospital offers free monthly tobacco cessation seminars. The Tools to Quit program will provide information about the effects of tobacco use, the bene“ts of quitting, and will assist you in developing your own quite plan. Quitting tobacco isnt easy, but “nding help should be. With the new Quit Your Way program, the Florida Department of Healths Tobacco Free Florida program is making it easier for tobacco users in the state to access the free and proven-effective resources available to all Floridians. They have expanded their resources offering tobacco users interested in quitting access to free tools, including a starter kit of nicotine replacement patches, Text2Quit, email tips and a quit guide. Englewood Community Hospital offers the Group Quit seminars on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Englewood Community Hospital cafeteria conference room. If you or a loved one is ready to quit your way, please register by calling 866-534-7909.Minding Our EldersJoin Karen Hallenbeck, Senior Living Advisor, Writer, Executive Director and Host of Minding Our Elders,Ž is on the air at 11 a.m. every other Monday on WCCF 1580AM. Seventeen years as an Executive Director of Assisted Living Memory Care Communities has given Karen the expertise and empathy to assist families in their journey through senior living. Topics on Minding Our EldersŽ will include how to choose the rightŽ community for your loved one, transitioning at a community, what legal issues should be completed, common questions about placement or how families can endure the emotional impact of caring for their loved one. You can share your story or make comments during the show by calling in at 941-206-1580 or go to for the Minding Our EldersŽ blog.Free bike ridesFree bicycle rides are offered at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday. All riders are welcome. Helmet is required. The rides depart from Acme Bicycle Shop, 615 Cross St., Suite 1116, Punta Gorda. For more information, call 941-639-2263Friendship Centers need volunteers in North PortThe Friendship Centers currently has a volunteer opening for Friendship at Home Volunteers in North Port. The Friendship at Home program matches volunteers with isolated seniors through telephone reassurance, the friendly visitor program and supportive intervention. Volunteers go through a background check and screening process. Training is provided. If you enjoy working with older adults and would be interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact Robert Rogers at rrogers@ or 941-556-3223.Knock out ParkinsonsThis boxing program improves strength, “tness, hand-eye coordination, balance and agility aimed at helping Parkinsons patients. Taught by a certi“ed USA Boxing coach, the program is offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays at Charlotte Harbor Boxing Club (24710 Sandhill Blvd., Unit 803, near the Kings Highway exit of Interstate 75). Space is limited. Call 239-292-9230, www. parkinsonsneurochallenge. org/ or CharlotteHarborBoxing Gymnasium/ for more information. FEELING FIT 6 alternatives. Companies are working on lowercost alternatives, says Matt Ball, a spokesman for the Good Food Institute. Certain types of meat are also more structurally complicated. None of these companies are at the point where theyre producing marbled cuts of meat that have intricate three-dimensional structures,Ž Ball said. The advocacy group says establishing a supply chain will be critical for commercialization, particularly for the ingredients that go into the culture and other materials.MEATFROM PAGE 1 Specializing in Comprehensive non-Surgical Management of the Spine and other Musculoskeletal Conditions € Lumbar and Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections € Spinal Cord Stimulation € Radiofrequency Ablations € Therapeutic Botox Injections for Relief of Chronic MigrainesBoard Certi“ ed Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician. Fellowship trained and board certi“ ed in Interventional Pain Management.941-629-62621641 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte www.AdvancedOrthopedicCenter.comLee M. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 E/N/C Page 31 According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults who exercise regularly have a reduced mortality risk. The concept of using exercise to stay healthy and live longer is common knowledge. What is not as common is the manner in which exercise should be approached to facilitate these bene“ts. Without a well thought out plan, it is unlikely that many people will accomplish much in the way of “tness improvement. Such a plan is, quite often, best done by a “tness or health professional and will include one or more training factors. These factors, in reality, are your goals. An aim, when planning your “tness program, is to choose goals that are important to you, realistic, attainable and will help you address a “tness concern or problem. Common “tness goals include: increasing ”exibility, strength or endurance; facilitating an ideal body composition; improving balance, coordination or posture; managing stress or increasing energy and vitality. A brief description of these training factors or “tness goals are presented below. € Flexibility: The capacity of the body, or its parts, to bend and unbend freely. € Strength: The amount of force a group of muscles can exert against a resistance. € Endurance: The capacity of groups of muscles or systems of the body to perform (work) for long periods of time. € Body Composition: The relative amounts of fat, muscle and bone contained in the body. € Balance: The ability of the body to maintain equilibrium while stationary or moving. € Coordination. The harmonious working of groups of muscles in the execution of complex tasks. € Posture. How well the body, as a whole, is positioned or aligned. € Relaxation and stress management € Bioenergetics: Understanding and manipulating those elements (air, nutrients, etc.) that are capable of facilitating good health and vitality. Simply choosing a factor of training is not enough. The selected factor should be seen as a goal to be used to form the basis for an effective training plan or program. For answers to your “tness questions, contact Whyte at the Cultural Center of Charlotte Countys Fitness Center. Call, 941-625-4175, ext. 263 or visit the Fitness Center at: 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte.Understanding your fitness goalsBy GREGORY WHYTETHE CULTURAL CENTER OF CHARLOTTE COUNTYS FITNESS CENTER€ Englewood Beach: Daily at 8:30 a.m.; and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 941-473-0135. € Manasota Beach: Monday-Saturday at 8 a.m. € Venice Beach Pavilion: Monday-Thursday at 7:30 p.m. € North Jetty, Nokomis Beach Yoga: 9 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday. € Pop Up Yoga classes at local business led by The Yoga Sanctuary will be held all throughout the summer. You never know where until the week prior to a Pop Up Class. The Yoga Sanctuary is excited to be working with other businesses in town (and sometimes beyond) to provide people with even more opportunities to explore their yoga practice and shop local! These surprise yoga classes will be held all over „ you never know when or where until that week. To “nd out about these special complimentary classes be sure to likeŽ and follow us and other Punta Gorda businesses on Facebook. Thats where well be announcing each class. Other things to know: 1. A limited number of mats will be available for use. But if you have your own, feel free to bring it! 2. There is no cost for these classes. However, there will be some events held at nonpro“t locations and some done to support are nonpro“ts. Consider having some funds to donate or even Shop Local in some of the shops after class. 3. All classes will be approximately 45 minutes long. 4. Some classes will be held outside. These events will be weather permitting. For more information visit their website at http://theyogasanctuary. biz. If you would like your free yoga event added to our events, email feeling“t@ YOGA FEELING FIT 7Courage Over Cancer Gulf Cove United Methodist Churchs cancer care program, Courage Over Cancer, offers support and ministry to men, women, and families who are affected by cancer. Church and community members touched by this disease are provided with help and spiritual counsel that are specific to their needs as a cancer patient, caregiver, or loved one. This ministry is based on the outreach program Our Journey of Hope which was developed by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. If you or someone you know could benefit from a friend to support them through this journey, contact the church at 941-697-1747 or GulfCoveUMC@gmail. com. Gulf Cove UMC is located at 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte.Food Addicts AnonymousA 12-step program for those who wish to recover from food addiction. Group meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, at First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941-380-6550.Breastfeeding support groupThe Florida Department of Health, local partners and organizations, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, strongly recommend babies exclusively breastfeed for the “rst six months of life and continue to breastfeed for one to two years. There are a variety of programs and resources to empower breastfeeding moms. Health professionals and peer counselors provide a range of services from right after birth at the hospital to breastfeeding support groups in the community as noted below: € Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., WIC in partnership with Lactation Love Breastfeeding Support Group, Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Contact: Arielle Ball, DOH-Sarasota, WIC and Nutrition Services, Arielle.Ball@FLHealth. gov or 941-685-3324. € Second Wednesday each month, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., North Port Library conference room, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Contact: Jamee Thumm, Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, jamee. or 941-373-7070, ext. 307.Amputee Support GroupThe Amputee Support Group meets at 3 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Life Care Center, Punta Gorda. Contact George Baum at 941-787-4151 for more information.Lung cancer support groupThe North Port Lung Cancer Support Group meets from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Sarasota Memorial ER in North Port along Toledo Blade Boulevard. The group is for people with lung cancer along with their caregivers. No RSVP nor charge is required. For more information, call or email Marc Cohen at 941-240-8989 or Matters support groupLung Matters support group meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Call Port Charlotte Rehab Center for locations and more information at 941-235-8011. SUPPORT GROUPS Its important to know who to trust with your familys health because you want the very best. Fawcett Memorial Hospital has been serving the community since 1975 and has been recognized with the 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award by Healthgrades, putting your community hospital in the top 5% in the nation for patient safety. 21298 Olean Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 € 941.629.1181 € adno=50536898


Page 32 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 Though severe eye problems are not limited to just the older age brackets, its a fact that there is a disproportionate number of people over the age of 65 who have vision loss. According to the Special Report on Aging, produced by the American Foundation for the Blind, as the baby boom generation gets older, those numbers will only increase. Experts predict that by the year 2030, the rates of vision loss will actually be double what they are today. The causes of vision loss and low vision, and ways to deal with and treat them, were some of the topics discussed at a recent seminar at Solaris Healthcare Charlotte Harbor, a rehabilitation facility in Port Charlotte. A panel from Lighthouse of Manasota spoke to the group and answered questions as part of a seminar series designed to educate and inform Solaris clients about important issues that affect them. Lighthouse is a nationally accredited, private, nonpro“t agency which provides rehabilitation training to blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages who reside in Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Charlotte or Highlands counties. Sally Meyers, a rehabilitation instructor at Lighthouse, explained how she and other rehabilitation practitioners help their clients learn to deal with the effects of full or partial blindness. Our mission is to educate and empower people with vision loss and enhance their quality of life,Ž she said. Individual training is helpful, but when youre in a group of people who are in a similar situation to you, you realize that youre not alone in what youre going through. There is help and there are adaptive aids that we can teach you to use, that will help make your life a little less frustrating.Ž Myers said that some of the simple tools she teaches are mobility and assistive technology training. For instance, there is a free smartphone application that will say out loud what denomination of paper money you are holding when you pass the camera over the bills. Though Lighthouse of Manasota has clients that range from the age of three months to 102 years old, most of their clientele are over the age of 65. Dr. Chelsea Spalding is an optometrist who was on the panel to discuss the causes of vision loss and what can be done, if anything, to correct them. She said that there are three primary conditions that lead to vision loss. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States for those over the age of 50,Ž she said. Weve seen it a lot more recently, because its age-related and people are living longer now. Glaucoma results when the pressure in the eye becomes too high, and there are seven or eight different types. And Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness from ages 17 to 74.Ž Dwayne and Georgia Ellenberger were sitting on the discussion panel to speak about vision impairm ent, from the perspective of both patient and caregiver. Dwayne is 88 years old and has macular degeneration. He said that he and his wife went to Lighthouse to learn how to deal with the effects of the rapidly progressing condition. This is the kind of disease that the whole family is aware of,Ž he said. She (Georgia) made a phone book for me with large numbers to use, and I do still play golf, but I play with traf“c orange ones, so I can see them better. At “rst, I was really bashful and was afraid to say I was blind, but now Im not and Im really enjoying myself.Ž Many members of the audience listening to Ellenberger and the other panelists were potential Lighthouse clients „ patients of Solaris Healthcare who were having low vision problems. But others were caregivers who were hoping to “nd solutions to help their own patients. Lorna Deriggs is a home health nurse in North Port. She said that one of the most debilitating issues she sees with her clients is their vision problems. Their struggles with low vision can cause frustration and can even be dangerous. One of the biggest problems is with reading medicine bottle labels,Ž she said. Theres so much information thats required to be on there and they need to be able to read it. What they (Lighthouse) provide would really empower the geriatric population suffering from visual de“cit.Ž In addition to Assistive Technology Training, Lighthouse of Manasota offers an Independent Living Program and an Orientation Program, as well as Early Intervention (for young children) and Transition for Teenage Students. They also have an in-house store called Peepers, where they stock a variety of low vision products, like portable video magni“ers, audio clocks, talking watches, cooking aids, speed dots iPhones and braille pill boxes. The programs are all free, but in order to participate, clients must have an eye report from their doctor. After that is submitted, a case manager will contact them to schedule a visit and map out a course of treatment. The instruction is helpful to both the client and the caregiver, as Georgia Ellenberger will attest. She, as well as Dr. Spalding, said that the key to getting the most out of the Lighthouse experience is to seek help as soon as you can. As a caregiver, youre going through the same problems as the patient, so its important to be involved,Ž she said. We were very lucky that Lighthouse found us early on, that way they could help us understand what was ahead and how to understand things. My advice to everyone would be to go as early in the disease as you can.Ž To “nd out more about Lighthouse of Manasota, visit the website at www. LighthouseofManasota. org or call 941-3591404. To learn about the services offered by Solaris Hea lthcare Charlotte H arbor, visit the website at www. or call 941-255-5885.Solutions for low vision difficultiesBy DEBBIE FLESSNERFEELING FIT CORRESPONDENT FEELING FIT PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNERDwayne Ellenberger spoke about how Lighthouse of Manasota helped him deal with his vision diculties, and his wife Georgia talked about the caregivers side of the process. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States for those over the age of 50.Ž „ Dr. Chelsea Spalding consistently covered by insurers and payors,Ž the authors said. In response to the CDC guidance, the American Medical Association passed a resolution, Ensuring Cancer Patient Access to Pain Medication,Ž and vowed to oppose arbitrary prescription limits. For their part, Meghani and Vapiwala call for studies to “gure out the best prescribing practices for cancer patients, and collaboration by key organizations and agencies to resolve inconsistencies in recommendations. Opioid prescribing practices are a function of complicated decision making processes,Ž the authors conclude, and clinicians express frustration about how to best navigate an increasingly overwhelming set of institutional, regulatory, and policy requirements, while being advocates for their patients with pain.ŽOPIOIDFROM PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 8 Having a venous ulcer is like having a red-hot poker on your leg. I didnt realize there was a laser procedure was so easy .ŽNorma Run dont walk to Dr. Joyce!Ž adno=50536330


NEW YORK „ Rory Carlton is getting used to hearing younger staffers ask, Why are we doing this?Ž Its a question Carlton would never have asked his boss when he started working nearly 40 years ago. When he was given an assignment, he just completed it. But Carlton, like other business owners in their 40s and older, is learning how to manage employees in their 20s and 30s who dont look at the world or the workplace as he does. Hes learned that staffers arent asking questions to be dif“cult or argumentative „ theyre curious. I “nd todays younger employees have a hunger to learn and progress, and they want to understand the bigger picture „ the why? behind what they are doing, rather than just the what? of the assignment they are given,Ž says Carlton, owner of Arketi Group, a marketing strategy company based in Atlanta. Its not a confrontation, its a collaboration.Ž Small business owners can sometimes be perplexed or annoyed by younger staffers, whom they see as demanding or entitled in asking for time off or to know when theyll get a promotion. But owners who take time to understand, train and mentor staffers say younger workers bring perspectives that can help a company, and that lumping an entire age group into a stereotype is detrimental to everyone. This group of individuals does get a bad rap,Ž says AdreAnne Tesene, owner of Two Bostons, four pet goods store in the Chicago area. Its up to us as owners and managers to just let them know whats expected.Ž Most of Tesenes 36 employees are in their 20s and 30s. She looks at them individually to determine what each needs from her in terms of mentoring and coaching. Still, she “nds some challenges. After several employees skipped two monthly staff meetings at which attendance is mandatory, they were surprised to “nd themselves dismissed. She holds herself responsible. If I bring someone into our team who doesnt want to improve, thats my fault. Its not a generational thing,Ž she says. Owners should try to understand their younger staffers, says Kate Zabriskie, owner of Business Training Works, which offers management and other business instruction. For example, she notes, younger employees are apt to ask, when can I expect a promotion? That may be less a sense of entitlement and more based on their experience progressing through school, sports and other extracurricular activities. They may also be seeking feedback. Theyre new to the workplace. They want to know theyre getting it right,Ž says Zabriskie, who urges owners not to be authoritarian or dismissive. Younger staffers may also seek more help and information than an owner expects. The right thing approach is to answer patiently, Zabriskie says. The wrong way is thinking, Business owners find communication helps with young staffersBy JOYCE M. ROSENBERGAP BUSINESS WRITER AP PHOTOCaitlin Swedroe talks to a customer over the phone at Two Bostons Pet Boutique, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Naperville, Ill. Swedroe, 29, is a manager at the store.STAFFERS | 2 adno=719971 Mission Driven... Results Oriented 180 Bed Rehab Facility Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor is a trusted, compassionate provider of rehabilitation and extended care. We have maintained a consistent history of high performance standards. Our expert staff, state of the art facilities and upscale environment makes Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor the premier choice for rehab in Southwest Florida. Apply online @ NEW!! Sign-On Bonus of $2000 adno=719972


Page 34 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 I paid my dues, nobody helped me.Ž Of course, older owners who complain are repeating history. Bosses with a work ethic honed during the Great Depression groused about baby boomers. And boomers did the same with Gen X workers. Some of what you see from employees in their 20s and early 30s is just young people being young,Ž says Brian Carter, owner of an eponymous digital and social media marketing “rm in Charleston, South Carolina. Carter has learned that younger staffers want to be emotionally and professionally ful“lled. They will stick with a manager or boss who cares about them personally and helps them grow and develop. If they dont make a connection with you, or you dont make the effort to connect with them, you can lose them,Ž he says. Carter regularly takes time to ask his “ve staffers how they are, including what theyre doing outside of work. Hes also learned that younger staffers will be more vocal than older ones about wanting the boss to be accountable for mistakes. When I take responsibility for any miscommunications, and compliment them on any and all effort and progress, they are a lot happier and happy to do good work,Ž he says. Rick Gibbs gets a lot of questions from clients about how to manage younger employees. The answer, says Gibbs, a consultant with the human resources provider Insperity, is to look at these staffers without judgment and resentment, and lead rather than try to control them. Theyre a resource, not a problem,Ž Gibbs says. You may be missing out on different points of view, ways of doing things that may help your company make money.Ž Andy Pittmans solution is to listen, negotiate and appreciate. They definitely have a different perspective on life than boomers. They like beer at work on Friday afternoon. They collaborate with each other in a group format a lot. Its a more relaxed attitude,Ž says Pittman, CEO of ShelfGenie, a home improvement franchise chain based in Atlanta and owner of two franchises in North Carolina. Pittman does see a little bit more of the entitlement attitudeŽ among younger employees, but he also sees hard workers. So hes willing to negotiate on things like time off; some of his staffers would rather have more paid vacation than raises. If we can do the work we need to do, Ill give them more time off,Ž he says. Carlton finds younger staffers are interested in finding different ways to do things. One employee figured out an alternative method of accomplishing a task and wanted to keep using it. Carlton had to explain that the task wasnt done often enough to justify the expense of the different approach. He said noŽ in a way that acknowledged the staffers efforts but also explained the financial realities. Were teaching them to be business people. Its important for them to know how the money is made,Ž he says.STAFFERSFROM PAGE 1 Tamika Lofton, right, speaks with a potential job applicant at a job fair, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Chicago. Lofton is a talent acquisition partner at TROC. Caitlin Swedroe assists a customer at Two Bostons Pet Boutique, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Naperville, Ill. Swedroe, 29, is a manager at the store.AP PHOTOSAdreAnne and Andy Tesene stand in front of dog toys at their store, Two Bostons Pet Boutique, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Naperville, Ill. Small business owners can sometimes be perplexed or annoyed by younger staers, whom they see as demanding or entitled in asking for time o or to know when theyll get a promotion. But owners who take time to understand, train and mentor staers say younger workers bring perspectives that can help a company, and that lumping an entire age group into a stereotype is detrimental to everyone. This group of individuals does get a bad rap,Ž says AdreAnne Tesene. Its up to us as owners and managers to just let them know whats expected.Ž AdreAnne Tesene plays with her dog, Sassy, at her store, Two Bostons Pet Boutique, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Naperville, Ill. People wait to talk to potential, future employers at a job fair, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Chicago. The unemployment rate is 3.8 percent in the U.S. Q: Lately I have been feeling very insecure and lacking in con“dence. It started when I moved to a different city to take a challenging new job. Its been a few months and I just cant seem to get my feet under me. What should I do? „Celia, 31, graphic designer A: Build multiple platforms to support you in your new setting to get the best grounding. Many aspects of your life were affected when you moved for this job. You changed homes, lost day-to-day contact with friends and had to establish new routines. While it can be exciting, it can also be exhausting. At the same time, you are learning a new job, one that may be causing you to stretch more than you may have expected. Thats a lot of sources of stress at once, and your feelings of insecurity may be your way of reacting. If you are responding by withdrawing, this could exacerbate the issue. To help you adjust, consider which aspects of your life give you the most strength. For example, if you are athletic, seek out teams or activities to participate in. Similarly, if you are a person of faith, find a religious home that suits you. Engaging in preferred activities will help you connect with the type of personal network you might be craving. Also, find ways to ease the transition through connections with friends from your former community. Its easier than ever with mobile phones and social media; also invite people to visit so that you can introduce them to your new environment. Build routines, finding a favorite grocery store, hair stylist, vet, etc. so that every decision you make doesnt require effort. This will free up a lot of mental energy. Now consider your work situation. Clearly, if your employer recruited you to move for this position, they saw strong potential and value in the skills you bring. Remind yourself of these skills, writing down a list so that they are clear and tangible to you. While you are at it, make a list of all the strengths you bring, not just intellectual task-based skills. Also consider emotional intelligence characteristics, communication skills and the like to bolster your confidence. That said, since you are so new in your job, you are probably still on a learning curve. Think through your primary responsibilities, and take an objective look at your performance. Which have been easy to pick up? Give yourself pats on the back for those. For those that have been a challenge, assess the approaches you have taken, and strategize ways to improve. Be sure you are getting feedback on your ramp up from your boss. You may well be meeting or exceeding expectations for getting started; in that case, you are putting undue pressure on yourself. Look at steps you can take to get the support you need. You will feel better once you have more mastery of your position, so any training, coaching, or mentoring you can get will be time well spent. Finally, be patient with yourself so that you can ease into your new life with less anxiety.New job in a new city requires a new approachBy LIZ REYERSTAR TRIBUNE (MINNEAPOLIS) Need that hard-to-find item? Find it in the Classifieds. 2 adno=719973


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Page 38 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 1360 ROOMS FOR RENT PORT CHARLOTTEHOUSE Room for Rent. Great Location! 941-763-7296 PORT CHARLOTTE inLarge New Upscale Home, Furn., Pool, Hot T ub, $595/mo Cable &Internet. 941-457-1717 1390 VACATION/ SEASONAL RENTALS PRIVATE WINTER GET-AWAY RENTTHISLIKENEWŽ VERY LARGE, 2 BED/2 BATHPRIVATE HOME. BEAUTIFULLYAPPOINTED ANDTURN-KEY. HEATEDPOOL. CAPEHAZEAREAJUSTMINUTES TOBOCAGRANDE. SOCLOSETO MANYBEACHES& BAY. BRINGYOUR BOAT. PRIVATEGARAGE. LARGE DECKW/LAKEVIEW. RENTINGOCTOBER2018 THROUGHMARCH2019. ALSOAVAILABLETO PURCHASE. CALL941-769-0200 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE SELLING YOUR HOME, CONDO, or LOT?We Can help you.Advertise your home, condo, or lot with us and reach over 175,000 readers in Charlotte, Sarasota, & DeSoto Counties and online everyday. Ask about our 90 day special.Call one of our classified experts for all the details at 866-463-1638 Realtors Welcome! PT CHARLOTTE Riverwood BY OWNER.1/3 acre + with full water & GC views. 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I am not paid for weekend work, nor am I given comp days for the extra time. I generally work about 50 hours a week. I have promoted some staff to supervisors, and part of their job is to handle weekend calls. Recently a worker called in sick at the last minute on a Sunday. My supervisor took the call and alerted me. She tried hard to get another staff member to come in. In the end, we could not get a substitute for the front desk. But the medical assistant, who is one of the promoted supervisors, handled the morning by herself really well. I thought that was that. But when I went in on Monday, the two physicians rudely told me I should have been in the of“ce and that it is my responsibility to work on weekends when someone calls in sick. I advised them that the supervisor handled the situation well, and there was nothing I could do as I was a great distance from the of“ce. I am clearly an exempt employee designated as a practice administrator who works Monday through Friday. I did report this to the human-resource department, but no one has gotten back to me. The physicians demand that I be on call to work every weekend. Are there labor laws that make it illegal for an exempt employee who is scheduled to work Monday through Friday to be forced to work on a Saturday or Sunday, too? „ Weary Worker DEAR WEARY: Unless you have a contract that limits your hours, that Monday through Friday schedule is like the suggested retail price for a car: subject to change. Labor laws dont limit the hours of adult workers, even those of nonexempt, or hourly, employees. But the difference is that the latter must be paid for all the hours they work and overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. But when it comes to exempt workers, they just have to be paid a set salary, which on Long Island is currently $825 a week for employees that fall into the executive and administrative categories. Aside from that salary, exempt workers dont have to be paid a penny more, no matter how many extra hours they work. I am surprised your supervisors didnt explain that to you. If they had, you wouldnt have had to take the extra step of reporting the matter to HR. I often get this question from newly minted supervisors who are grateful for the bump up in pay their new job brings but are astounded to “nd out that they can legally be asked to work numerous more hours in the week without extra pay. Those situations may seem unfair, but theyre legal. DEAR CARRIE: Is there a limit on the number of hours, either per day or per week, that an exempt employee can be expected to work? „ Inquiring Mind DEAR INQUIRING: As I mentioned in the question above, labor law generally dont limit the number of hours adult employees can be required to work, whether it be on a daily or weekly basis. As with any law, there are exceptions. For example, state law requires workers in such businesses as factories and hotels, except resort and seasonal hotels, to get at least 24 consecutive hours of rest in each calendar week. (For a more complete list, check the link that accompanies this story online.) Other that, an employer can require an adult employee to work any number of hours. Go to DayOfRestLI for a list of industries and jobs whose employees must be given at least 24 hours of rest in each calendar workweek.Exempt employee questions extra hours, no extra payBy CARRIE MASONDRAFFENNEWSDAY WASHINGTON Eight years ago, Samantha Miller was earning six “gures a year as a product developer for a LED lighting company in Northern California when a high school friend called to ask a favor. Would Miller be able to help her friends boss at a medical marijuana dispensary “gure out how to use a new machine purchased to analyze the quality of pot? Miller passed on the job, but offered some free advice. With her background in machinery design and lab supervision, she told the dispensary folks: You need (to hire) a scientist because you are going to ruin that piece of equipment if you dont know how to run it.Ž The dispensary owner ignored her warning and sure enough, Miller soon received a call that the machine had gone kaput. Fed up, the owner offered to give the high-tech device to Miller if she could repair it and would be willing to test the dispensarys marijuana for free. Miller “xed the machine, and her business was born. I look back at the moment, and I dont know what totally seized me,Ž she said. These days, Miller employs about 10 people at Pure Analytics, a quality assurance and testing company outside of Santa Rosa. Last month, she hired four people, including two high-level scientists. (Ones an expert with terpene, a component of marijuana that gives it its aroma.) Both are six-“gure jobs, Miller said. She also hired “eld sample technicians employees who go to customer facilities and collect product to bring back to the lab. The job requires workers to have a Bachelor of Science degree, she said, and employees earn between $40,000 and $55,000 annually, depending on how many years out of school and how wet they are behind the ears.Ž More than a year and a half has passed since Californians legalized the adult use of recreational marijuana, and since then, pot has become one fastest growing employment sectors in the U.S. Job creation isnt limited to dirt-under-the-“ngernails positions like growers and trimmers. White collar work in the industry also is exploding, with businesses scrambling to hire scientists, attorneys, accountants, technicians and marketing experts. Employment sites such as and are “lled with openings. A medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento needs an experienced store manager. Salary: $40,000-$60,000. A cannabis lab in Los Angeles wants to process manager-lab technician and will pay $75,000-$110,000. CEOs and master growers also can command six-“gure salaries and equity in the company. California leads the nation in marijuana employment. In 2017, the state had 38,233 people directly employed in the pot business, and 18,165 people in related employment, according to BDS Analytics, a market research “rm that follows the industry. By 2021, BDS predicts that almost 100,000 Californians will be employed in the cannabis industry. Similar gains are expected nationally well. With recreational or medical marijuana legal in 29 states and the nations capital, the pot industry employed 121,000 people in the U.S. last year. By 2021, thats predicted to more than double, according to BDS. Those looking for cannabis jobs already can feel the momentum. According to employment site, marijuana job postings increased 693 percent from the last quarter of 2016 to last quarter 2017. California, Colorado and Washington had the highest number of marijuana jobs posted last year, according to the site. The allure of the industry is about more than the abundance of positions or the amounts they pay. Similar to those who signed up to work at Silicon Valley start ups, many marijuana employees were drawn by the opportunity to work in a nascent industry and help create companies from the ground up. This applies to millennials as well as mid-career professionals looking for a change. There may be some people who are getting nice salaries, but the majority of reasons we are seeing people from other industries come over is because its exciting,Ž said Lara Kaminsky, executive director of the Cannabis Alliance, a Seattle-based trade association. Its uncharted territory. They can apply skills they developed in other industries and be more creative. This is an opportunity to really shift the landscape to what a new industry looks like.Ž Theres also the hope of being a part of the green rush,Ž and possibly landing a little piece of the actionŽ in the form of stock options that one day could be worth millions, said Hugh Hempel, CEO of Strainz, a cannabis brand-management company that is one of the few weed businesses operating in multiple states (Washington, Colorado, Nevada and California). For some in the industry, job creation is a sign the marijuana business is maturing. Dr. Bao Le got into the medical marijuana business about eight years ago after his son was diagnosed with autism. The boy had night terrors, and Le wanted to avoid giving him traditional pharmaceuticals and began researching cannabis oils, he said. He realized there was a need in the market for ingredients that were quality-assured and pure. That led to the launch of his own company, BAS Research, a cannabis research and manufacturing company in Berkeley. Le said that with the mainstreaming of the marijuana marketplace, pot companies increasingly are relying on employees with the same job skills and talents as those in other industries. You have got to have a full spectrum of professional people to take it from procurement to extraction to production and then go sell it,Ž he said. And people want in. Within minutesŽ of posting a job, Le said, his company is ”ooded with responses. We probably have 1,200 resumes right now for “ve positions,Ž he said. Hempel, an early employee at Netscape, said he got into the cannabis business seeking a treatment for his two twin teenage girls, who have Niemann-Pick Type C, a rare genetic disorder with no known cure. He said that while the job market in cannabis is hot right now, its just beginning to see recruiters headhunting for candidates with the same frequency as they do in other industries. Until a few years ago, his main way of “nding talent was wordof-mouth or informal job boards such as Craigslist. Recently, a recruiter contacted him on LinkedIn to see if he was looking for a new opportunity. It took me a little by surprise,Ž Hempel said. Its not the norm in this industry.Ž The idea of switching to the pot business from her job as an account manager at marketing agency for web development initially gave Heather Smyth pause. I had concerns about having cannabis on my resume,Ž she said. But her worries evaporated as she realized that the cannabis business is just like any other business, she said. Shes now director of marketing at Wurk, a management consulting “rm for the cannabis industry in Denver. Its a professional of“ce space, and Im doing a lot of the same things Id be doing at any other marketing “rm,Ž Smyth said.  Its fun.Ž Despite its growth, the pot industry faces challenges. Marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. The government considers it a Schedule 1 drug, one that has no accepted medical use and can be subject to abuse. That complicates the industrys ability to use banks. It also means higher taxes because business owners cant take advantage of federal tax deductions available to other businesses. Its also hard for job candidates from overseas to get work visas. Meanwhile, Californias marijuana tax revenues are off to a slow start. The state had expected to collect upwards of $175 million by mid-year, but only collected $34 million in the “rst quarter of 2018. Thats in part because fewer communities than expected have welcomed the marijuana trade. Sales have been down as well, as some buyers, put off by high state and local taxes, opted for the black market. On the upside, a Gallup poll last fall found that two-thirds of the country supports legalization, including 51 percent of Republican respondents, a jump of 9 percentage points over last year. That represents a long, strange trip from the days of illicit nickel bags, fringed jackets and light shows. Its de“nitely a sea change,Ž said Lindsay Robinson, executive director of the California Cannabis Industry Association, a trade group. Its taken activists many, many years to get here. Its really exciting to see politicians become outspoken. Were hopeful that federal government will catch up to the will of the people.ŽPot businesses are on a hiring spree. Heres how much the jobs payBy DAVID GOLDSTEIN AND ANITA CHABRIAMCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU TNS PHOTOSamantha Miller, owner and chief scientist at Pure Analytics, talks over results of marijuana testing with scientist Justin Fischedick in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Wednesday, May 30. 10


The News Wire Sunday, June 24, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurantSee page 4. MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) „ Peter Unger traveled the world, “rst in the Navy at the tail end of the Korean War and then as a free spirit searching the ancient paths of India for lifes sacred meaning. Toward the end of his life Unger, sporting a ”owing white beard and well-off “nancially thanks to his handcrafted jewelry business, sought sanctuary in the idea of living simply. But in a twist of fate, the 85-year-old who shunned worldly cares was found dead May 7, alone in a nondescript white Ford van that sat parked undisturbed for days at a Walmart, a retail giant seen by many as Americas temple of commerce and materialism. Unger was among the growing number of people around the country who drew their last breaths in Walmart parking lots. It is not that the parking lots are unsafe. In fact, it is the relative safety of the well-lit and busy lots „ combined with a welcoming corporate policy „ that has drawn more people like Unger to call the Walmart parking lots home, if only temporarily. And where people live, they also die. They include those who are homeless, truckers, immigrants, drug-addled, suicidal or ill „ all whose bodies are found nationwide in cars, vans and other vehicles in the parking lots of the retail giant. It is the last stop, one that can go unnoticed amid the daily crush of shoppers searching for deals, sometimes focused on the rattle of carts instead of their crowded surroundings. In Brevard, police have investigated nearly half a dozen such parking lot deaths since 2015, from the badly decomposed remains of a man found inside a ”y-swarmed sedan at a beachside Walmart in the simmering July heat to that of a man who suffered from cancer, found the same year in a sport utility vehicle that sat in a far corner of the Walmart lot in Viera. In both cases, it was the pungent smell that “rst caught the attention of passers-by or workers. Its unfortunate but these (things) do happen. Its not uncommon,Ž said Lt. Cheryl Trainer, spokeswoman for the Melbourne Police Department, an agency that has investigated the bulk of the Walmart parking lot deaths on the Space Coast. LAS VEGAS „ President Donald Trump pressed his tough immigration stance at a Nevada political convention Saturday, telling hundreds we have to be very strongŽ to keep people, including violent gang members, from entering the country illegally. Trump was in Las Vegas to boost the candidacy of Dean Heller, the only Republican U.S. senator seeking re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton won in 2016. Trump and Heller have papered over their once prickly relationship to present a united front in their shared goal of helping Republicans maintain, if not expand, their thin 51-49 majority in the Senate. Heller was among the of“cials waiting on the sweltering airport tarmac to greet Trump. In remarks to several hundred people attending the Nevada GOP Convention, Trump portrayed himself as tough against illegal immigration, saying at one point, I think I got elected largely because we are strong on the border.Ž But he excluded any mention of the fact that, following a massive public outcry, including from members of his own family, he reversed course earlier this week and ended the practice of separating families illegally crossing the southern border into the U.S. Trump sharply criticized Hellers Democratic opponent, Rep. Jacky Rosen, and tagged her with one of the derisive nicknames hes fond of giving his opponents: Wacky Jacky.Ž Wacky Jacky is campaigning with Pocahontas. Do you believe this?Ž Dead bodies found at Walmart stores in Brevard is phenomenonTrump pushes tough immigration stance in Nevada appearanceBy J.D. GALLOPFLORIDA TODAYBy DARLENE SUPERVILLEASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classi“ed information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold of“cials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday that the department has partially complied with subpoenas from the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees after of“cials turned over more than a thousand new documents this week. House Republicans had given the Justice Department and FBI a Friday deadline for all documents, most of which are related to the origins of the FBIs Russia investigation and the handling of its probe into Democrat Hillary Clintons emails. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said the department asked for more time and they will get it „ for now. Our efforts have resulted in the committees “nally getting access to information that was sought months ago, but some important requests remain to be completed,Ž Strong said in a statement Saturday. Additional time has been requested for the outstanding items, and based on our understanding of the process we believe that request is reasonable. We expect the department to meet its full obligations to the two committees.Ž The efforts by the Justice Department over the last week to deliver documents DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probeBy MARY CLARE JALONICKASSOCIATED PRESSHARARE, Zimbabwe „ Zimbabwes president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured vice presidents and declaring the cowardly actŽ will not disrupt next months historic elections. Dramatic footage showed a smiling President Emmerson Mnangagwa walking off the stage and into a crowded tent where the blast occurred seconds later, sending up smoke as people screamed and ran for cover. Of“cials said Mnangagwa was whisked from the stadium rally to a nearby government building in Bulawayo, a traditional opposition stronghold. The explosion went off a few inches away from me, but it is not my time,Ž the president told state broadcaster ZBC. Mnangagwa, who has joked openly ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia „ A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopias reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africas second most populous country. Nine police of“cials were arrested, state media reported. Witnesses said a man tried to throw the grenade at the stage as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waved to the cheering crowd of tens of thousands shortly after he made a strong appeal for unity following months of anti-government protests. Addressing the nation minutes after he was rushed to safety, Abiy called the blast a wellorchestrated attackŽ but one that failed. He did not lay blame and said police were investigating. At least one person was killed and Zimbabwe leader: assassination attempt cowardly act 1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopias new PMBy FARAI MUTSAKAASSOCIATED PRESSBy ELIAS MESERETASSOCIATED PRESS ATTACK | 3 ZIMBABWE | 3 WALMART | 4 TRUMP | 8PROBE | 8 AP FILE PHOTO AP PHOTOEthiopias Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a large rally in his support, in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday. AP PHOTOInjured people lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu-PF rally in Bulawayo, Saturday. President speaks to crowd while endorsing Republican senator AP PHOTOPresident Donald Trump speaks at a Nevada GOP Convention in Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Saturday.


Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA stray thunderstorm Plenty of cloudsHIGH 91 LOW 7550% chance of rain 25% chance of rainA thunderstorm in the afternoon92 / 7550% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURECouple of thunderstorms92 / 7665% chance of rain TUESDAYCloudy and humid; a p.m. thunderstorm91 / 7665% chance of rain WEDNESDAYCloudy and humid; a p.m. t-storm possible92 / 7630% chance of rain FRIDAYOvercast and humid with a thunderstorm91 / 7655% chance of rain THURSDAY 2 4 9 6 2 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 580-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE89951021039591Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 2.38Ž Normal month to date 6.38Ž Year to date 22.68Ž Normal year to date 18.42Ž Record 10.65Ž (1995) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 0.64Ž Normal month to date 5.45Ž Year to date 10.90Ž Normal year to date 18.69Ž Record 10.65Ž (1995) High/Low 94/78 Normal High/Low 92/73 Record High 98 (2004) Record Low 66 (2007) High/Low 92/75 High/Low 90/82 Normal High/Low 89/74 Record High 100 (1998) Record Low 66 (1978)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 2.38 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 22.68 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Mon.Apalachicola 91 78 pc 91 76 t Bradenton 90 76 t 91 77 t Clearwater 89 77 t 90 77 t Coral Springs 90 77 t 89 77 c Daytona Beach 89 75 t 90 75 t Fort Lauderdale 89 76 t 88 76 c Fort Myers 92 75 t 94 76 t Gainesville 94 76 t 93 76 pc Jacksonville 93 76 pc 94 76 t Key Largo 87 80 t 87 80 c Key West 87 78 t 88 79 pc Lakeland 90 73 t 91 73 t Melbourne 90 78 t 91 76 pc Miami 89 76 t 88 76 pc Naples 92 77 t 92 78 t Ocala 92 74 t 91 72 pc Okeechobee 89 73 t 87 72 t Orlando 90 73 t 91 73 t Panama City 90 79 pc 91 78 pc Pensacola 91 78 pc 91 77 c Pompano Beach 89 80 t 87 79 pc St. Augustine 91 75 t 90 75 pc St. Petersburg 90 76 t 91 77 pc Sarasota 90 76 t 92 77 t Tallahassee 95 75 pc 94 74 t Tampa 90 77 t 92 79 t Vero Beach 88 75 t 90 74 pc West Palm Beach 88 77 t 87 77 pc Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 2:20a 6:49a 1:01p 9:00p Mon. 3:27a 7:23a 1:32p 9:41p Today 12:57a 5:05a 11:38a 7:16p Mon. 2:04a 5:39a 12:09p 7:57p Today 10:35a 3:31a --5:54p Mon. 12:50a 4:06a 11:08a 6:34p Today 2:52a 7:18a 1:33p 9:29p Mon. 3:59a 7:52a 2:04p 10:10p Today 9:53a 3:44a --5:55p Mon. 12:19a 4:18a 10:24a 6:36p SE 3-6 0-1 Light NNW 4-8 1-2 LightFt. Myers 92/75 storms all day Punta Gorda 91/75 storms all day Sarasota 90/76 storms all day The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018Full Jun 28 Last Jul 6 New Jul 12 First Jul 19 Today 5:28 p.m. 4:06 a.m. Monday 6:22 p.m. 4:45 a.m. Today 6:36 a.m. 8:26 p.m. Monday 6:36 a.m. 8:26 p.m. Today 3:21a 9:32a 3:44p 9:55p Mon. 4:02a 10:13a 4:25p 10:37p Tue. 4:45a 10:57a 5:09p 11:21p Monterrey 93/72 Chihuahua 100/70 Los Angeles 77/61 Washington 90/72 New York 87/69 Miami 89/76 Atlanta 93/75 Detroit 76/59 Houston 93/79 Kansas City 85/69 Chicago 78/60 Minneapolis 78/64 El Paso 102/73 Denver 70/51 Billings 71/55 San Francisco 76/59 Seattle 80/57 Toronto 70/56 Montreal 72/55 Winnipeg 80/58 Ottawa 72/51 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 06/24/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 95 65 s 94 68 s Anchorage 61 52 c 64 50 c Atlanta 93 75 s 94 74 t Baltimore 88 68 pc 84 60 s Billings 71 55 pc 84 61 s Birmingham 92 73 pc 93 73 t Boise 87 64 s 96 56 pc Boston 76 65 t 72 58 pc Buffalo 69 56 sh 73 52 s Burlington, VT 71 57 sh 73 50 pc Charleston, WV 83 66 t 85 63 s Charlotte 95 73 s 93 73 pc Chicago 78 60 pc 78 68 pc Cincinnati 84 64 t 86 67 pc Cleveland 78 63 pc 76 61 s Columbia, SC 99 77 s 99 76 t Columbus, OH 84 65 pc 83 65 s Concord, NH 77 57 sh 73 44 pc Dallas 97 78 s 96 77 pc Denver 70 51 t 86 58 pc Des Moines 83 68 t 80 68 r Detroit 76 59 pc 78 62 s Duluth 59 47 pc 66 51 pc Fairbanks 68 49 c 74 52 c Fargo 80 60 pc 76 62 r Hartford 83 60 t 79 52 pc Helena 75 54 sh 85 56 pc Honolulu 88 75 c 88 75 sh Houston 93 79 pc 91 77 pc Indianapolis 84 64 pc 83 69 pc Jackson, MS 91 71 pc 94 72 s Kansas City 85 69 pc 80 68 t Knoxville 85 69 t 88 71 t Las Vegas 105 82 s 108 84 s Los Angeles 77 61 pc 78 62 pc Louisville 86 71 t 88 74 c Memphis 91 76 pc 94 76 pc Milwaukee 71 59 pc 69 65 pc Minneapolis 78 64 t 72 66 r Montgomery 95 73 s 96 74 t Nashville 88 71 t 91 72 t New Orleans 91 78 pc 91 77 s New York City 87 69 pc 81 63 s Norfolk, VA 94 78 t 87 73 pc Oklahoma City 92 74 s 88 74 pc Omaha 81 68 t 80 67 t Philadelphia 87 69 pc 83 62 s Phoenix 104 81 s 106 81 s Pittsburgh 80 62 pc 80 59 s Portland, ME 72 59 c 70 51 pc Portland, OR 87 60 s 71 54 pc Providence 80 65 pc 78 56 pc Raleigh 94 72 s 92 70 pc Salt Lake City 82 60 s 94 69 s St. Louis 89 73 pc 89 72 t San Antonio 97 78 pc 94 77 pc San Diego 71 63 pc 73 64 pc San Francisco 76 59 s 69 55 pc Seattle 80 57 s 68 53 pc Washington, DC 90 72 pc 85 65 s Amsterdam 64 54 c 69 54 c Baghdad 106 81 s 108 82 s Beijing 99 76 pc 92 72 c Berlin 62 49 c 72 54 pc Buenos Aires 49 35 pc 57 39 s Cairo 96 75 s 96 75 s Calgary 78 54 s 79 50 pc Cancun 88 78 pc 86 78 t Dublin 72 52 s 73 52 pc Edmonton 80 58 s 83 49 pc Halifax 68 53 r 59 46 r Kiev 70 51 pc 74 54 pc London 77 55 pc 80 56 s Madrid 99 69 s 97 70 s Mexico City 71 55 t 70 54 t Montreal 72 55 r 74 52 s Ottawa 72 51 r 73 47 s Paris 76 55 pc 76 57 s Regina 77 59 t 81 60 r Rio de Janeiro 85 68 s 82 70 s Rome 80 62 pc 77 61 t St. Johns 59 37 r 44 35 sh San Juan 87 78 sh 88 79 pc Sydney 62 46 s 62 46 s Tokyo 78 70 pc 84 71 s Toronto 70 56 r 75 53 s Vancouver 71 56 sh 68 53 pc Winnipeg 80 58 pc 80 62 pcHigh ................... 105 at Needles, CALow ........................ 30 at Gothic, CO(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)87A microburst was blamed for the crash of a Boeing 727 on June 24, 1975, at New Yorks Kennedy International Airport. Q: Most severe thunderstorms occur along a line that separates what?A: Dry air from humid air Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 91/75 90/73 91/73 91/73 91/73 90/73 90/72 89/72 90/72 90/77 90/76 89/78 89/76 92/75 90/73 91/75 91/73 91/74 91/74 91/73 91/74 91/73 91/73 90/76 90/73 89/77 89/77 89/76 91/74 90/75 89/76 90/72 90/76 89/77 88/78 91/75 91/75 90/75 SPOKANE, Wash. „ Several af“liates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were “led in federal courts in New York City and Spokane, Washington, by four different Planned Parenthood af“liates covering New York City and the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska and Washington. Planned Parenthood says the lawsuits are intended to protect the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program from what they termed ineffective abstinenceonly-until-marriage curriculums. Young people have the right to the information and skills they need to protect their health,Ž Dawn Laguens said in a press release, vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The TrumpPence administration is trying to impose their abstinence-only agenda on young people across the country.Ž Evidence shows such programs do not work, Laguens said. An email sent to the Health and Human Services public relations of“ce was not immediately answered on Friday. In previous court documents, the agency has said it has the right to change its funding priorities. The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program has served about 1.2 million teens in 39 states since it started in 2010. The Trump administration in April announced it would remake the program to push abstinence-only counseling. Last year, the agency informed recipients of 81 teen pregnancy prevention grants that it would terminate their grant agreements two years early, meaning this year. That decision was made after President Trump appointed Valerie Huber as chief of staff for the Of“ce of Assistant Secretary of Health. After her appointment, Huber wrote an article decrying the lack of federal funding for abstinence education and questioned the effectiveness of teen pregnancy prevention grants. In April, a federal judge in Spokane blocked the Trump administration from cutting the grants. Judges in Seattle, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., have made similar rulings. Supporters of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program credit it with helping to lower the teen pregnancy rate 41 percent since 2010. But the agency has issued past statements calling the program ineffective. Congress created the $110 million program in 2010 to support and develop evidence-based ways to reduce teen pregnancy. In 2015, HHS awarded the 81 grants that were to last “ve years. The lawsuits were “led by Planned Parenthood of New York City; Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands; Planned Parenthood of the Heartland; and Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho. They contend that abstinence-only programs can contain false and misleading information and stigmatize teens who have sex. Most people have had sex by the time theyre 18,Ž Planned Parenthood said in a press release. In addition to the agency, the lawsuits name as defendants HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Huber.Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teensBy NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOVeteran given $15K in lawn equipment after theft Houston heart transplant hospital could lose Medicaid fundsArkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker diedTULSA, Okla. (AP) „ A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower. The Tulsa World reports Cody Nichols on Friday received $15,000 worth of new lawn-mowing equipment through the nonpro“t group Soldiers Wish. The Tulsa-based organization works to meet the needs of military veterans. Nichols, who served in the Marines, operates Our Troops Services. The small business hires veterans for landscaping, fencing and construction jobs. The theft occurred early May 20. Nichols arrived to discover all of the equipment was gone. He tried to get by with a couple of donated push mowers, but fell behind. Nichols now has a commercial riding mower thanks to Fridays presentation at Bloss Equipment. HOUSTON (AP) „ A Houston hospital that suspended its renowned heart transplant program for two weeks amid scrutiny following the deaths of two patients could lose federal Medicaid funding. Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center was noti“ed Friday that Medicare plans to halt funding to its heart transplant program on Aug. 17, the Houston Chronicle reports Federal of“cials, raising concerns about two deaths in May, said the LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) „ Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool. Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston says experts will begin evaluating the Spring River on Monday. The sinkhole area is closed to the public. Of“cials say 64-yearold Donald Wright of Searcy died in the June 9 accident near Saddler Falls. A statement from Thurstons of“ce says the matter is of utmost importance, especially with the anticipated increase of traf“c with the upcoming July Fourth holiday. Of“cials say sinkholes are common in the northern half of Arkansas, where subterranean limestone easily erodes. Its unusual to have a sinkhole open a whirlpool in the middle of a stream. | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONhospital has not done enough to “x shortcomings that endanger patients. St. Lukes temporary suspension of its heart transplant program came after joint reports by the Chronicle and ProPublica. The hospital reopened the program on June 15 after “nding no systemic issues related to the quality of the program.Ž It said it was reorganizing its transplant surgery team, re“ning the criteria for which patients it would accept for heart transplants and making other improvements to strengthen the program. The funding withdrawal by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would threaten the hospitals viability, experts contend, depriving it of an essential source of funding. The termination could trigger private insurance companies to follow suit. St. Lukes, in a statement, said it looks forward to discussing CMS concerns with agency of“cials. The hospital said it believes it is eligible to take further corrective steps, including a systems improvement agreement, which would provide a long-term path forward for our program.Ž Our unwavering focus is always to ensure our patients receive the best possible medical care, and in ways that re”ect our core values of reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence,Ž the hospital said. Systems improvement agreements, when they occur, are usually “rst offered by CMS, not requested by a hospital. No such agreement was offered in the CMS letter. St. Lukes can appeal the termination, but that wont freeze the process, according to Medicare rules.AP FILE PHOTOThis June 10, photo provided by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission shows a whirlpool along the Spring River in northeastern Arkansas. NATIONAL NEWS/WEATHER


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 3 STALLSUTESCAPBRASS OOHOOHNOSHADOROUTE SNAPCRACKLEANDPOLDIE ASSKILORCAUNCLIPS TENORTIEDLIAISE PASSKUKLAFRANANDE HUMPTYOOFCREEALA IRAIDTAGSCLIOSWNYC SALDIANECLASPVENOM HELSINKIBRINIMALONE WYNKENBLYNKENANDD AMONGSTLUPELIMESODA MERCSOVERTZOOMSMIC AWLSSTEWSHENNASICU LSDHEHEFATRADNER PETERPAULANDYRIDA MOOLAHHURLARGUE WAITITIANIYALLLAO AFLACLASTONESTANDING SIEGELIESAGANASCAR HADESSLRAHOYDELETEANSWERS to crossword155 people were hurt, nine critically, Health Minister Amir Aman said. The prime minister was the target,Ž a rally organizer, Seyoum Teshome, told The Associated Press. An individual tried to hurl the grenade toward a stage where the prime minister was sitting but was held back by the crowd.Ž The man with the grenade was wearing a police uniform, witness Abraham Tilahun told the AP. Police of“cers nearby quickly restrained him, he said. Then we heard the explosion.Ž Nine police of“cials were arrested, including the deputy head of the capitals police commission, state broadcaster ETV reported. AP video from the scene showed bloodstained ground and abandoned shoes while people chanting the prime ministers name ”ed, some clutching their heads in shock and despair. The attack was cheap and unacceptable,Ž the prime minister said, and added: Love always wins. Killing others is a defeat. To those who tried to divide us, I want to tell you that you have not succeeded.Ž The ruling party in a statement blamed desperate anti-peace elementsŽ and vowed to continue with the countrys reforms. The explosion in packed Meskel Square in Addis Ababa followed weeks of dramatic changes that shocked many in the East African nation after years of anti-government tensions, states of emergency, thousands of arrests and long internet shutdowns. The 42-year-old Abiy took of“ce in April and quickly announced the release of tens of thousands of prisoners, the opening of state-owned companies to private investment and the unconditional embrace of a peace deal with rival Eritrea. Websites were unblocked and opposition “gures were invited to dinner. Ethiopians said they could hardly keep up with the pace of change. Saturdays rally began as a show of exuberance, with supporters wearing clothes displaying Abiys image and carrying signs saying One Love, One Ethiopia.Ž Informal in a neon green T-shirt, Abiy told the tens of thousands of supporters that change was coming and there was no turning back. After the explosion the state broadcaster quickly cut away from coverage of the rally, which broke up with people singing, chanting and going back to their homes. Ive never thought this day will come in Ethiopia. Im very emotional right now,Ž said supporter Mulugeta Sema, who wore a T-shirt with the new leaders image and spoke before the blast. We should never get back to dictatorship. This is time for change.Ž In a sign of the new effort at dialogue between bitter rivals after a deadly border war and years of skirmishes, one Eritrean diplomat, ambassador to Japan Estifanos Afeworki, said on Twitter that his country strongly condemns the attempt to incite violenceŽ in Saturdays attack. The United States has been among those in the international community expressing support for the dramatic changes in Ethiopia, a key security ally in a turbulent region with neighbors including Somalia and South Sudan. Not everyone has cheered the changes. Some Ethiopians in the north near the border with Eritrea, one of the worlds most reclusive nations, have protested the embrace of the peace deal. And the Tigrayan Peoples Liberation Front, a party in Ethiopias ruling coalition that has been the dominant force in government for most of the past 27 years, said the announcement on the peace deal had been made before the ruling coalitions congress met to discuss it: We see this as a ”aw.Ž Abiy is the “rst prime minister from the Oromo ethnic group, the largest in the country, since the ruling party came to power in 1991. Ethiopias sometimes deadly protests demanding more freedoms began in the Oromia and Amhara regions in late 2015 and spread elsewhere, “nally leading to the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn early this year.ATTACKFROM PAGE 1about multiple attempts on his life in the past, said he was used to them by now. At least eight people were injured, the staterun Herald newspaper reported. Vice President Kembo Mohadi had leg injuries, while Constantino Chiwenga, a second vice president and the former military commander, had bruises on his face, the report said. Most of the injured were discharged from a hospital after treatment, presidential spokesman George Charamba told the newspaper. The blast and the lack of clarity about who was behind it injected new uncertainty into preparations for the July 30 elections, the “rst since longtime leader Robert Mugabe stepped down in November after a military takeover. Mnangagwa, who had been “red as Mugabes deputy in a ruling party feud shortly before the power transition, took over with pledges to deliver free and fair elections. Mnangagwa said on Twitter that he was awaiting further information about the blast but added, without elaborating, that those responsible must have come from outside Bulawayo.Ž He added: I can assure you these are my normal enemies.Ž He had ”ed Zimbabwe shortly after his “ring in November by Mugabe, who along with his wife, Grace, had sharply criticized the man who had been his closest con“dant for many years. Zimbabwes main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, said on Twitter: Our prayers go out to the injured and we hope no lives have been lost. Violence must have no place in our politics.  The United States and Britain were among countries that condemned the explosion. Zimbabwes election next month will be the “rst without Mugabe since independence from white minority rule in 1980. Mnangagwa, a former justice and defense minister who served for decades as Mugabes enforcer, has invited Western election observers for the “rst time in almost two decades. Past votes have been marked by violence and fraud, and the United States and others have said a credible vote is key to lifting international sanctions.ZIMBABWEFROM PAGE 1 BRUSSELS „ With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to “nd common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire EU. The leaders of about 16 countries „ more than half the 28-nation bloc „ will take part in what is being billed as informal talksŽ in Brussels on Sunday ahead of a full EU summit next Thursday and Friday, where migration will top the agenda. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the meeting involves talking with particularly affected nations about all problems connected with migration.Ž She said the hope is to see if we can reach bi-, trior even multinational agreements to better solve certain problems.Ž The arrival of more than one million people in 2015, most ”eeing wars in Syria and Iraq, exposed glaring de“ciencies in EU migrant reception capacities and asylum laws. It has fueled tensions among EU nations and anti-migrant parties have won votes in Europe by fomenting public fears of foreigners. These rescue ships can forget about reaching Italy,Ž Italys new “rebrand interior minister, Matteo Salvini, said Saturday as he assured his anti-migrant base that he would crushŽ the human traf“cking business. At the heart of the problem lie deep divisions over who should take responsibility for arriving migrants „ often Mediterranean countries like Italy, Greece and increasingly Spain „ how long they should be required to accommodate them, and what should be done to help those EU countries hardest hit. The problem was crystalized last week in a row between Italys new populist government, Malta and France over who should take responsibility for 630 people rescued from the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, the main departure point for people trying to reach Europe. Amid the mud-slinging, Spains new Socialist government agreed to take charge of the migrants and the ship eventually made a weeklong voyage to Valencia. On Saturday, Spain also announced it had rescued 569 more migrants at sea, many from boats in the Strait of Gibraltar, a busy shipping lane with treacherous currents. But another rescue ship, the Lifeline of the German NGO Mission Lifeline, was stranded in the Mediterranean off Malta after both Italy and Malta refused to let it dock with its 234 migrants. Lifeline said a merchant vessel, the Alexander Maersk, had another 113 migrants and was also waiting for a port to receive them. Salvini has demanded that Malta, the EUs smallest country, allow the Lifeline to dock because it was in the islands waters. Maltese authorities on Saturday provided humanitarian assistance to the Lifelines passengers but Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat stood “rm and insisted that Malta had no responsibilityŽ for the rescue. The Lifeline should move from its position toward their original destination to prevent escalationŽ of the situation, Muscat tweeted. The rhetoric ahead of the Sunday summit extended north, with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz saying his country would reintroduce controls on its border with Italy if neighboring Germany were to turn back migrants at its border to Austria. Like everything to do with migrants in Europe lately, even this meeting is proving controversial. What started as talks between half a dozen leaders now involves at least 16, as others demanded to take part. Four countries in Eastern Europe „ the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia „ have refused to attend and reject taking in migrants in general. Referring to hasty arrangements and a domestic crisis over migration policies within Germanys coalition government, the fervently anti-migrant Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, said: We understand that countries have domestic political dif“culties, but this cant result in pan-European confusion.Ž This is an open invitation. Nobody is excluded, everybody is invited. Nobody is forced to attend either,Ž said Alexander Winterstein, spokesman for the European Commission, where the talks will take place. With plans to reform Europes asylum laws bogged down, EU leaders hope to stop migrants leaving North Africa by paying countries like Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to hold people until their eligibility for asylum can be established. French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday proposed that migrants arriving in Europe be placed in closed centers on European soilŽ so authorities can quickly decide whether they are eligible to apply for asylum and send home those who dont qualify. Speaking in Paris after meeting with new Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Macron said European countries would take in migrants who qualify to apply for asylum, helping to remove the burden of caring for them from Mediterranean nations on the front line like Italy or Spain. Italy has proposed these asylum-processing hotspotsŽ be located in the migrants countries of origin or transit. Ironically, the tough talk comes as the number of migrants entering Europe is dropping signi“cantly. The U.N.s refugee agency says around 80,000 people are expected to arrive by sea this year, about half the number from 2017. We do not have a crisis of numbers. We continue to have a crisis of political will,Ž said UNHCR Europe chief Sophie Magennis.Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutionsBy LORNE COOK and NICOLE WINFIELDASSOCIATED PRESS MISSION LIFELINE VIA APIn this photo taken on Thursday, the ship operated by the German NGO Mission Lifeline rescues migrants from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea in front of the Libyan coast.IS demands release of Iraq women prisoners in hostage video Israelis, Palestinians await Williams inaugural royal visit 4 dead in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev diesBAGHDAD (AP) „ The Islamic State group released a hostage video on Saturday demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails. The group said it was giving the government a deadline of three days before it would execute the six men in the video, who identi“ed themselves as Iraqi policemen and militiamen. The video was published on jihadist social media groups, one week after the Islamic State group announced it had kidnapped 17 policemen and members of Iraqs Popular Mobilization Forces, which are predominantly Shiite militia groups that “ght for the government. A string of kidnappings claimed by IS on the highway connecting Baghdad to the north of the country has raised concerns about lingering threat posed by the group, after Iraqi forces recaptured the city of Mosul last year. Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has come under pressure in recent weeks to explain the gaps in security outside the capital. A spokesman for the Iraqi military said he was aware of the hostage video and said the armed forces were pursuing the IS sleeper cell it believes is responsible. JERUSALEM (AP) „ Prince William is set to arrive in Israel and the Palestinian territories this week for the “rst of“cial visit of a member of the British royal family, ending the monarchys decades-long mostly hands-off approach to one of the worlds most sensitive regions. Though the trip is being billed as non-political, and places a special emphasis on technology and joint Israeli-Arab projects, the Duke of Cambridge will also be meeting with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders, and visiting landmark Jerusalem sites at the heart of the century-old con”ict. The prince kicks off his Middle East four-day visit Sunday in Jordan, arriving in Jerusalem on Monday before travelling on to coastal Tel Aviv and Ramallah in the West Bank. Police say four people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria. A member of a civilian self-defense group, Maina Shettima, tells The Associated Press that the bodies were found Saturday morning CAIRO (AP) „ Egypts state-owned media says | HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLDin Tungushe village just outside Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State and the birthplace of Boko Haram. He says six people were injured and homes and vehicles were burned. The Borno State police spokesman says gunmen attacked, but resident Umar Ibrahim says a suicide bomber detonated his explosives shortly after midnight near people sleeping outside their homes in the heat. Nigeria more than once has claimed victory over Boko Haram but the group continues to carry out suicide bombings and kidnappings in the region. the army of“cer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canals eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died. The Akhbar al-Youm daily said Baki Zaki Youssef died on Saturday at the age of 87. Similarly, the state-run Al Ahram daily hailed him as a heroŽ while recounting his history and the lead-up to the war. In 1973, Egyptian forces launched a surprise attack across the Suez Canal, cutting through the Bar Lev line of Israeli defenses in the war that culminated in the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty. Egypt was the “rst Arab country to make peace with Israel, in 1979, but relations have always been frosty due to popular support for the Palestinians.FROM PAGE ONE/WORLD NEWS


Page 4 The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) „ A federal agency wants its wooly mammoth tusk back. The Bureau of Land Management in Alaska on Tuesday asked the publics help in recovering an approximately 10,000-year-old tusk stolen from the Campbell Creek Science Center, in east Anchorage. The woolly mammoth is Alaskas official state fossil. The tusk was on display when the center was burglarized March 8. Anchorage police say a thief broke in through a window and only took the tusk, which weighs 100 pounds. The curved tusk is darkand light-brown, mottled and about 5.5 feet long. The tusk is 8 inches in diameter on the large end and 6 inches in diameter at the narrow end. BLM spokeswoman Maureen Clark said the tusk was one of several found in the 1980s near the Colville River, which flows into the Arctic Ocean.ODD NEWS A theft of mammoth proportions ALMANAC Today is Sunday, June 24, the 175th day of 2018. There are 190 days left in the year. Today in history On June 24, 1968, Resurrection City,Ž a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor Peoples March on Washington, D.C., was closed down by authorities. On this date In 1497 the first recorded sighting of North America by a European took place as explorer John Cabot spotted land, probably in present-day Canada. In 1509 Henry VIII was crowned king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort. In 1807 a grand jury in Richmond, Virginia, indicted former Vice President Aaron Burr on charges of treason and high misdemeanor (he was later acquitted). In 1908 Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, died in Princeton, New Jersey, at age 71. In 1939 the Southeast Asian country Siam changed its name to Thailand. (It went back to being Siam in 1945, then became Thailand once again in 1949.) In 1947 whats regarded as the first modern UFO sighting took place as private pilot Kenneth Arnold, an Idaho businessman, reported seeing nine silvery objects flying in a weaving formationŽ near Mount Rainier in Washington. In 1948 Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift. In 1957 the U.S. Supreme Court, in Roth v. United States, ruled 6-3 that obscene materials were not protected by the First Amendment. In 1983 the space shuttle Challenger „ carrying Americas first woman in space, Sally K. Ride „ coasted to a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Todays birthdays Rock singer Arthur Brown is 76. Actress Michele Lee is 76. Actor-director Georg Stanford Brown is 75. Rock musician Jeff Beck is 74. Rock singer Colin Blunstone (The Zombies) is 73. Musician Mick Fleetwood is 71. Actor Peter Weller is 71. Rock musician John Illsley (Dire Straits) is 69. Actress Nancy Allen is 68. Reggae singer Derrick Simpson (Black Uhuru) is 68. Actor Joe Penny is 62. Reggae singer Astro (UB40) is 61. Actor Iain Glen is 57. Rock singer Curt Smith is 57. Actress Danielle Spencer is 53. Actress Carla Gallo is 43. Actor Amir Talai (TV: LA to VegasŽ) is 41. Actress-producer Mindy Kaling is 39. Actress Minka Kelly is 38. Bible verse He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.Ž „ Psalms 147:4. If God knows all the stars by name, He can surely take care of you. Commit your ways to the Lord. Dear Mr. Berko: Please explain to me what a business development company is and how it works. Also, my brother, who is a certi“ed public accountant, has recommended that I buy 1,000 shares of Main Street Capital. What do you think? „ SP, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dear SP: Business development companies were initiated by Congress in 1980. The goal of BDCs is to encourage the ”ow of public dollars (your investible funds) to private businesses. Generally, BDCs invest at least 70 percent of their cash in private U.S. companies or in public U.S. companies with market values of less than $250 million. And these BDCs must send quarterly, as well as annual, reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission and to their shareholders. Owning a BDC (only 55 are publicly traded) allows shareholders to have their cake and eat it, too. They enjoy the liquidity of a publicly traded stock while participating in the potential pro“t of private companies. A BDC must qualify as a regulated investment company under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code; distribute 98 percent of its ordinary income and 98 percent of net capital gains for one year; derive at least 90 percent of gross income from dividends, interest and capital gains; have no more than 25 percent of their assets invested in the securities of one company or two or more issues that are engaged in the same or similar business activities, limit its debt-to-equity ratio to 1-to-1 or less, and revalue its private investments every quarter. Like real estate investment trusts, BDCs are not taxed at the corporate level, as long as they pay out the required income to shareholders. This avoids double taxation and allows BDC investments to pay higher dividends than common stock. But theres a string attached, because a large percentage of a BDCs cash distribution is considered ordinary income and is taxed at the shareholders higher tax rate (33 percent to 39.6 percent) rather than the 15 percent rate for quali“ed dividends. For this reason, it makes good sense to own BDC investments in an individual retirement account, where distributions are deferred, or in a Roth IRA, where theyre exempt from taxation. Your brothers a smart lad. I like his recommendation of Main Street Capital (MAIN-$38), which specializes in longterm equity and debt investments primarily in smalland lower-middle-market companies. This is a classy BDC. MAIN primarily invests in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the U.S. Management typically invests between $2 million and $75 million in equity and between $5 million and $50 million in debt with companies that have revenues between $10 million and $150 million and an EBITDA „ or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization „ of $1 million to $20 million. Management usually requires a “xed interest rate between 12 and 14 percent. And these investments are typically in the form of secured debt and equity participation „ and oftentimes the equity participation can be a very attractive kicker. MAINs management likes to make loans to well-established family-run businesses that need “nancing for founders who want to pass their companies to heirs. MAINs loans are highly collateralized. And rising interest rates may not affect MAIN as they will other BDCs. Rather, they will increase earnings, because 72 percent of MAINs loans have ”oating rates. MAIN has a better record than most BDCs. Compared with its peer companies, it has impressive operating margins of 83.5 percent, a 5.1 percent return on capital and a 35 percent cash ”ow, which are nearly twice those of its competitors. Since 2010, revenues and net income have grown fourfold, and the dividend has doubled. MAIN currently pays a monthly dividend of 19 cents a share, plus a 27.5-cent semiannual dividend. Total 2017 payout was $2.83, making for a very acceptable yield of 7.5 percent. And 2018 is looking better than any year in MAINs history, so expect a nice dividend increase. Listen to your brother. Please address your “nancial questions to Malcolm Berko, P.O. Box 8303, Largo, FL 33775, or email him at mjberko@, including Main Street Capital Malcolm Berko SAN FRANCISCO (AP) „ Net”ix CEO Reed Hastings says he “red the companys top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, con“rmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. In a memo to employees, published by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter and con“rmed by Net”ix, Hastings says Friedland used the word twice „ “rst in a meeting of public relations staff several months ago about sensitive words. Hastings wrote that several people told Friedland how inappropriate and hurtful his use of the word was. Hastings says Friedland, who is white, later repeated the word with human resources staff trying to address the original incident. Hastings wrote the second incident con“rmed a deep lack of understanding.ŽNetflixs top spokesman fired over use of racial termWASHINGTON (AP) „ White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. Sanders says she was told by the owner of The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, that she had to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left.Ž Sanders says the event says far more about the owner of the restaurant than it does about her. She says, I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so.Ž Sanders treatment at the restaurant created a social media commotion with people on both sides weighing in with their critique, including her father, former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. Bigotry. On the menu at Red Hen Restaurant in Lexington VA. Or you can ask for the Hate Plate,Ž Huckabee said in a tweet, quickly generating 2,000 replies in about 30 minutes. And appetizers are small plates for small minds.Ž On Yelp, a reviewer of the restaurant from Los Angeles wrote: Dont eat here if youre a Republican, wearing a MAGA hat or a patriot.Ž But many reviewers were also supportive of the restaurant owners actions. 12/10 would recommend. Bonus: this place is run by management who stuck up for their beliefs and who are true Americans. THANK YOU!!!!Ž wrote a reviewer from Commerce City, Colorado. No one answered the phone at the restaurant, which was not scheduled to open until the evening. Lexington is about a three-hour drive from the nations capital and is in Virginias Shenandoah Valley. The separation of families trying to enter the U.S. at the southern border has intensi“ed political differences and passions that were already at elevated levels during the Trump presidency. Earlier in the week, Trumps homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, cut short a working dinner at a Mexican restaurant in Washington after protesters shouted, Shame!Ž until she left.Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant AP FILE PHOTOIn this June 14, le photo, is White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. In each case, of“cers turn up in environmental suits and masks, sorting through the grisly discoveries, from pill bottles to notepads and photos left behind, hoping to piece together the lives of people like Unger who ended up in the parking lots. The bodies „ the shell of their physical humanity faded and decomposed by the elements „ are carefully removed and turned over to medical examiners. Family members, if any can be found, are contacted. Across the nation, the stories bear similar refrains: € In California, a woman missing for months turned up dead. Investigators said the womans body remained in the car, parked at the retailer, for up to three months. € In Illinois, the body of a 49-year-old man who was reported missing for more than a month, was found dead May 18, in a van at a Bradley, Illinois, Walmart. He was seen going into the store on May 1 and then leaving a short time later. He died of natural causes, according to media reports. € In Ohio, police said a 59-year-old man found April 17, in a pickup truck at an Airport Thruway Walmart, died of natural causes. The body was in the truck, parked on the side of the retail store since April 8, authorities report. € Here in Florida, a Walmart employee walking the parking aisles Feb. 22, at a Tarpon Springs store reported a strong odor. Of“cers arrived and found an unidenti“ed body. Police suspected suicide. Walmart has a longstanding corporate policy that anyone is welcome to stay in their parking lots overnight, depending on local laws. The open-lot policies vary from area to area, depending on the store managers. Most of the people we see are actually travelers, people in RVs. Theres like a whole society or culture out there. We do go out and check the lots, get the cars and keep an eye out for trash, but our workers arent peeping into peoples cars,Ž said Casey Staheli, a spokesman for Walmart, whose corporate of“ces are based in Arkansas. Unfortunately, they might smell something and thats when its brought to our attention.Ž Other retailers besides Walmart see similar deaths in their parking areas. A West Melbourne McDonalds was the site of another gruesome discovery in April 2017 when a mans body was found inside a van. He had overdosed. But none are as pervasive or as consistent as the ones that happen at Walmart, which has about 4,000 stores nationwide. Truckers, recreational vehicle enthusiasts, and others view parking spaces as prime locations to “nd rest. Weary travelers see the stores as friendly and convenient, modern meccas for the nations transient, mobile culture. Inside are restrooms, lower-priced groceries, medical supplies and even portable grills for cooking. Theres also hot coffee, newspapers, and smiles from greeters. Others also “nd the lots „ despite the hustle and bustle or the sound of the occasional bass-heavy car blasting music „ as places of safety and belonging. Tommy Studstill, a Cocoa minister who advocates for the homeless, readies hygiene products, food, and clothes for clients who colonize diverse locations from wooded areas to store lots. Some who may be living in their automobiles are transient, struggling to hold on to jobs, Studstill says. Some park at Walmart in the cool of night and then move on to other sites in the heat of the day. But not everyone who sleeps at Walmart is homeless. They just might not be able to afford a motel room. Walmart is one of the very few retailers that would say, Look, dont cause us any problems and you can go ahead and sleep in the parking lot,Ž he said. These are people who stay low-key. For some, its extremely embarrassing to be homeless, sleeping in a car. I know one man whose family lives in a car. During the daytime, the wife drops him off at work. Thats why I will have to give Walmart credit for what theyre doing,Ž Studstill said. According to estimates from the Brevard Homeless Coalition, about 845 people „ sheltered and unsheltered „ in Brevard County are homeless, according to statistics from 2017. And many use Walmart as a way station, or a place to “nd supplies or even live from time to time, says the groups executive director Mark Broms. For others like Unger, though, the lure of the open road has led them to abandon houses and apartments and live in their vehicles. Unger, who chose to be homeless for the last decade of his life, had been writing letters to his son, talking about his exploits and a life untethered to marterialistic values. The two last talked face to face about two years ago. He was a philosopher, a wisdom-seeker,Ž said Charles Unger of his father, whose remains were found at the Melbourne Walmart. Toward the end, the man who loved the Eastern teachings of Indian gurus, saw Walmart and its parking lot as another place of solace.WALMARTFROM PAGE 1CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) „ Politicians and friends from across the country are sending thoughts and prayers to Republican U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington after she was seriously injured in a car crash in South Carolina. President Donald Trump posted on Twitter he was thinking about Arrington. U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford also sent prayers to Arrington over Twitter. Arrington defeated Sanford in the June 12 primary thanks to strong support from Trump. Authorities say Arrington was the passenger in a car that was hit head on Friday night by another vehicle on U.S. Highway 17 near Charleston. Arringtons campaign says she suffered a broken back and ribs and will be hospitalized for two weeks. Authorities say the driver of her car, 59-yearold Jacqueline Goff of Mandeville, Louisiana, also suffered serious injuries. The driver of the other vehicle died at the scene, according to Sheriffs Capt. Roger Antonio. Of“cials are awaiting autopsy results of 69-year-old Helen White, the Charleston County Coroners Of“ce said in a statement.US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck FROM PAGE ONE/NATIONAL NEWS


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Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 1. XCZR COQRCJI UWZW MSHKPSMXKJJL EQIVKIIQOP C OWU EQMML. MSW CJACVC ZWVHRRWOEWE CO CJACVCAWJJC AQWVW! 2. LPKY XDTLLHXTD KGLHXHTEL LZVPDDYS GU ZFY LZVYYZ TES HEZP T XPBBYY LFPU TES PVSYVYS T ZXFTHXPBBYY TES T ZXFTHZYT. 3. NFXB U QUETJX XDJT FJ BFA BTUE, XBT OFUJZ OGULTI NTJX ZDX VZI XBT EUL UJE GTVX U VDJJL AFYJ AULFJY: YZJT QBZOFJ.Ž 4. VOUG CNK YN HONMBG, YUE WNXU TNQQW, CKHHPW, MUMMUTW, ENXPENUW, VOBEU NGBNGW, SKHHOBGB. EOPEW XC QBWSE! 1. Farm animals were thoughtfully discussing a new ditty. The alpaca recommended an Alpacapella piece! 2. Some classical musicians strolled up the street and into a coffee shop and ordered a Tchaicoffee and a Tchaitea. 3. With a cadent tune in his head, the piano player went out for the day and left a funny sign saying: Gone Chopin.Ž 4. When you go Chopin, get some rolls, yuccas, peppers, tomatoes, white onion, zucchini. Thats my Liszt! CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Whats required of you is basically attendance. If you cover that part of it, the rest will happen quite naturally out of the moment. In other words, just show up. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Theres only one you. So you dont have to worry about being original or saying something novel or turning in unique work. It will be unique just because it came from you. Thats good. And that is enough. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The time you spend following, observing and studying those you admire will not be in vain. It might feel as if youre loang o, but youre not. Theres great, if intangible, value in these interests. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Be careful not to attribute special qualities to people just because they happen to be attractive. Try to see what is instead of making assumptions about what probably is. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Its wonderful to understand and be understood, but its not necessary to love. You can still love someone you dont really get. You can still love someone you dont communicate well with. Love goes beyond these things. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You may feel a bit invisible in some way. Theres a positive side to this. You can get much done under the radar. Take advantage of the freedom and creativity that come when nobody is paying very close attention. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). We are all fragile. We dont all look it, though. Be gentle with the people in your life, as there is probably more ego on the line today than is readily apparent. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Keep in mind that oftentimes the most inuential and p ositive thin g you can do for mankind isnt grand at all; rather, it is small. To take care of yourself and treat yourself in a loving manner is a good start. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Figure out what youre going to do when the pressure is on. You wont be able to tell when its coming or where its coming from, but when youre ready for unpredictable stressors, they will seem far less stressful to you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Lizards, toads and chimpanzees eat whats bugging them. So in solving the problem, theres more than relief; theres reward, too. Youll experience similar dynamics without having to eat bugs. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Ending up where you started can be wonderful or terrible. Its wonderful if you traveled far and wide like Dorothy down the yellow brick lane to Oz. Its terrible if you never left. So leave. This is a no-brainer. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Small groups will get things done „ faster than you could do them alone and much faster than a large group could do them. The right size will be between three and 10 people. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (June 24). You will involve yourself with many eorts to lift the lives of strangers and lend support to people who will denitely be better for your care. For the rest of 2018, what you know or believe wont be half as important as what you do. A nancial and/or artistic risk pays o in January. Love comes full circle in February. Libra and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 30, 1, 14 and 27.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun /Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: I have two friends I am equally close to, JaneŽ and Mary.Ž We live in the same neighborhood. They are both married, live across the street from each other and spend time together almost every day. Their children play together. I spend a lot of time with both families, and my children play with theirs. Jane is having an aair with Marys husband and has conded in me about every detail. She keeps telling me its over, and then I nd out it isnt. I spoke to Marys husband and told him if it doesnt stop, Ill tell Mary. (Jane doesnt know I talked to him.) They recently had another weak moment.Ž Should I tell Mary whats going on? Her husband has cheated in the past, and she chose to stay with him. Im afraid the fallout from her nding out will be two broken marriages and several broken friendships. Its very dicult to spend time with any/all of them knowing what I know. I feel like my silence is betraying Mary. Help! „ WISH I DIDNT KNOW DEAR WISH: You are already more involved in this than you should be, and Jane should not have placed you in that position. Mary knows she has a philandering husband but chose to remain with him. I vote for keeping your lip zipped and trying to stay out of the line of re. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 38 years. We divorced once, but remarried. We have four grown sons and six grandchildren. He retired a year and a half ago, and I went through menopause. There has been constant contention since. He wants to ght over everything and wont speak to me for days, sometimes weeks, at a time. I feel I am being emotionally abused. When I asked him for another divorce, he told me not to be ridiculous. Four months ago, I moved out and moved in with my dad to be his caretaker. Dad is 95 and on home hospice. I am so much happier not living with my husband. When my father passes away, I dread having to move back with my husband. I know we probably need counseling, but he doesnt agree. I want to live a happy, peaceful life. My husband seems to enjoy the constant ghting. Should I get my own place and live apart from my husband when my dad passes? „ UNHAPPILY MARRIED IN UTAH DEAR UNHAPPILY MARRIED: Your husbands silent treatment qualies as emotional abuse. You do NOT have to tolerate it. Before making plans about where you will live after your fathers passing, discuss this with a lawyer. Marriage isnt slavery, and you do not need your abusers permissionŽ to divorce him (again). DEAR ABBY: I am suddenly encountering workplace hostility from someone I thought was my friend. Im not sure if I did something to oend this person or if there is some other reason. What can I do to get to the bottom of this? „ UNCOMFORTABLE IN TEXAS DEAR UNCOMFORTABLE: It says in the Bible, Seek and you shall nd.Ž In your case, it means ASK the person whats going on and why there has been a change in attitude. Thats the quickest way to learn.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone „ teens to seniors „ is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It.Ž To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Heloise: I walked around my home the other day and realized that its lled with new high-tech equipment, along with family treasures and heirlooms, like my j ewelry. How can I document this so that I have a record for my family and for insurance purposes? „ Maureen of New York Dear Maureen: Use your high-tech equipment to document everything in your home in case of a ood, re or burglary. Use your smartphone or digital camera to take pictures or videos of jewelry, antiques, paintings, computer equipment or anything of sentimental value. Store one set of photos and videos on your computer and make copies for your safety deposit box or give to a relative for safekeeping. You will need these records for insurance claims. And if you have treasured old photos, store them safely and make copies. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Watermelon is a summertime treat. Watermelon is aptly named because its more than 90 percent water and surprisingly, its a member of the cucumber family. When you are buying, pick the watermelon up „ it should feel heavy for its size, which indicates that its juicy and fresh. Store watermelons in a cool area until you slice them. The cut watermelon should be refrigerated. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Doesnt it just drive you crazy when youve just cleaned your stainless steel atware and you notice it still looks spotted? Hard water may be the cause of the problem. To eliminate these spots, lightly dampen a cloth with warm or hot vinegar, which will get rid of hard-water spots. Rub the cloth over the spotty areas, rinse well and dry quickly. When handwashing atware, dont let it air-dry. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: After my family and I have a great day at the beach, its easy to track that beautiful sand into our car and home. Heloise, help me deal with this. „ Sarah from New Jersey Dear Sarah: Oh yes, that beach sand just seems to worm its way into the carpet, clothes, the car and your home. Take these steps to prevent it from getting there in the rst place: After you and your family members leave the beach, and before getting to the car, have baking soda or baby powder on hand. Sprinkle a healthy amount of it on the top and bottom of everyones feet and in between the toes because it will help to get the sand o quickly. To keep sand from getting on car seats, buy cheap plastic shower curtains and drape them over the seat. This will keep the seats from becoming wet and will contain the sand. „ Heloise Dear Readers: If you buy a bunch of fresh herbs or have lots growing in your summer garden, you probably cant use them fast enough. Dont throw them out. Instead, freeze them, which will keep their avor and aroma. You will have fresh herbs yearround to liven up many dishes. Heres what to do: 1. Stem the herbs, and blanch in lightly salted, boiling water for just 5 to 10 seconds. Drain the water. 2. Put the herbs into a bowl of ice water. When cool, drain and pat dry well with a paper towel. 3. Place the herbs into sealed freezer bags and store in the freezer. „ HeloiseWoman is put in the middle of a neighborhood aair with friendsDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 to the House Republicans appear to have at least temporarily diffused a monthslong standoff with Congress. Democrats have criticized the multiple document requests, charging that they are intended to discredit the department and distract from or even undermine special counsel Robert Muellers investigation into the Trump campaigns Russia ties and whether there was obstruction of justice. In a letter sent to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., late Friday, the Justice Department said it had that day provided a classi“ed letter to his panel regarding whether the FBI used con“dential human sourcesŽ before it of“cially began its Russia investigation in 2016. Bolstered by President Donald Trump, Nunes has been pressing the department on an informant who spoke to members of Trumps campaign as the FBI began to explore the campaigns ties to Russia. Trump has called the matter spygate,Ž though multiple Republicans who have been briefed on the informant have downplayed its signi“cance. In the letter, the Justice Departments acting assistant director of congressional affairs, Jill Tyson, said Nunes had also asked for transcripts of conversations between con“dential human sources and Trump campaign of“cials. She said the department had referred that request to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats. Tysons letter said the department had also given Nunes materials related to the departments guidelines under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Republicans have for months questioned whether the department abused that act when prosecutors and agents in 2016 applied for and received a secret warrant to monitor the communications of Trump campaign associate Carter Page. The department is also working to provide outstanding documents related to former British spy Christopher Steele, Tyson said, and the dossier he compiled of anti-Trump research during the presidential campaign. Trump and congressional Republicans have charged that the research in the dossier, paid for by Clintons campaign and the Democratic National Committee, was used inappropriately to obtain the warrant on Page. House Speaker Paul Ryan has backed the document requests, and he led a meeting last week with committee chairmen and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to try to resolve the issue. In a television interview two days after that meeting, on June 17, Nunes said if they dont get the documents by this week, theres going to be hell to payŽ and indicated the House could act on contempt or even impeachment. A spokesman for Nunes did not immediately respond to a request for comment Saturday. Tyson also wrote House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., and House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who have requested more than a million documents as part of multiple investigations into the FBI and Justice Departments handling of the Russia and Clinton probes. Tyson said the department has already provided more than 800,000 documents for review and the FBI produced over 1,400 pages of responsive materialsŽ on Friday, among other documents already sent to the panel. The letter says FBI is also working to address a request about proposed, recommended or actualŽ surveillance on the Clinton Foundation. Tyson said the department was responding in a separate, classi“ed letter, and that the request had proven dif“cult to address.Ž She said the department hoped to talk to lawmakers further about it. In the letters, Tyson said the department had built new toolsŽ to search top secret documents and had diverted resources from other congressional requests.PROBEFROM PAGE 1 Trump said, resurrecting his nickname for Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a vocal Trump critic. When you see that, thats not the senator you want,Ž he added. Rosen quickly responded on Twitter: Is that the best youve got @realDonaldTrump?Ž Outside the hotel, at least 300 people protesting Trumps policy of separating families at the southern border were stretched along a sidewalk outside the Las Vegas casino where the president met behind closed doors with supporters before addressing the Nevada GOP convention. His motorcade drove past a smaller group of people holding signs that said ResistŽ and History Has Its Eyes On You.Ž Trump was also holding a separate event promoting tax cuts he signed into law six months ago before ”ying back to Washington. Heller, a past critic of Trump, had renounced Trump during the campaign as someone who denigrates human beings.Ž Heller suggested he wouldnt vote for Trump, but later said he did. Heller also received a $2,000 donation from Trump in 2015 but gave it to charity. Once in of“ce, Trump publicly scolded Heller for holding up the GOPs long-promised effort to repeal President Barack Obamas health care law. He later repaired his relationship with Trump and helped deliver the rewrite of U.S. tax laws to Trumps desk. Trump intervened in Nevadas Senate race in March and persuaded Hellers main challenger, Danny Tarkanian, to step aside and run for a U.S. House seat instead. Heller has said he didnt ask Trump for the favor. Accompanying Trump to Las Vegas were top former top campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, now acting as outside advisers to the president. Lewandowski joined Trump days after he responded with Wah-wahŽ during a Fox News Channel appearance after another panelist raised the case of a 10-year-old disabled girl who had been separated from her parents under Trumps immigration policy. Attendees lined up to have their photos taken with Lewandowski before Trump took the stage. Trump has stepped up the pace of his political appearances in recent weeks. He campaigned in Minnesota this week for a GOP House candidate, to be followed by a stop Monday in South Carolina to boost Gov. Henry McMasters fortunes in a Republican gubernatorial runoff on Tuesday. Trump is also scheduled to appear in North Dakota on Wednesday on behalf of Republican Kevin Cramer, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat seeking another six-year term in a state Trump won by 36 percentage points in 2016.TRUMPFROM PAGE 1BLAINE, Wash. (AP) „ A 19-year-old woman who traveled from France to Canada to visit her mother in British Columbia says U.S. of“cials detained her for two weeks after she accidentally crossed the border while jogging. Cedella Roman tells the Canadian Broadcast Co. that two U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents apprehended her on May 21 on a beach south of White Rock, British Columbia. Roman says she didnt have identi“cation and was transferred to the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center run by the Department of Homeland Security. Roman says her mother brought her passport. But it took two weeks before immigration of“cials on both sides of the border allowed her back into Canada on June 6. 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By MARC TOPKINTampa Bay Times Besides the continual evolution of their intriguing pit ching plan, the primary topics of conversation for the Rays over the next several weeks will be trades and prospects. And not mutually exclusively. Some sooner than others, the Rays are going to clear out a number of veterans. Catcher Wilson Ramos should bring a good return, and SS Adeiny Hechavarria „ even though all teams know they need to trade him „ at least something. This seems like the year theyd deal starter Chris Archer, if healthy, for a haul. Outfielder Carlos Gomez and relievers Jonny Venters and Sergio Romo are likely to go one way or another to open roster space, maybe starter Nathan Eovaldi, too. If the offer is right, infielder Matt Duffy and reliever Chaz Roe also could be dealt. And while the Rays have already brought up several promising prospects, such as infielders Willy Adames, Christian Arroyo and Jake Bauers, plus reliever Diego Castillo and outfielder Johnny Field, they have more coming. By the end of the season, you could see relievers Ian Gibaut, Colin Poche and Jaime Schultz; starter Andrew Moore; infielders Andrew Velazquez and Kean Wong; outfielders Joe McCarthy (pending recovery form a back issue) and Justin Williams, maybe even catcher Nick Ciuffo. The connection comes in the churn, as the Rays „ love it or hate it „ annually trade veterans for prospects. Its how they roll. To see the results, just Sunday, June 24, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | Baseball 2, 4 | Golf 3 | NHL 3 | Scoreboard 5 | Auto Racing 6 | Soccer 6 By GREG AUMANTampa Bay TimesNew details emerged Friday night about the Uber ride in Arizona in March 2016 that led to Bucs quarterback Jameis Winstons three-game suspension to start the upcoming season, including the fact that Winston was in a car that night with a former Vanderbilt football player now serving a 15-year prison sentence for aggravated rape and sexual battery. ESPN first reported that the alleged third passenger, unnamed by Winston and FSU teammate Ronald Darby, was Brandon Banks, a friend of Darbys who was training in Arizona and rode with Winston and Banks in an Uber with a female driver to a club on the night in question. Banks attorney, Mark Scruggs, said to the Tampa Bay Times on Friday night that Winston was in bad enough condition at that club (unruly,Ž he told ESPN) that a second Uber was called to take him home, and he left in that car alone with another female driver. It appeared that Winston was trying to lay this on Brandon,Ž Scruggs said in his reason for stepping forward. They were together that night. They took an Uber to a club, the three of them did, and Brandon said nothing whatsoever happened while the three of them were in the Uber. ƒ For whatever reason, they felt they needed to put him, escort him into SEE BUCS, 3 SEE TRADES, 2NHL: DraftLightning takes Quebec LW Gabriel Fortier with second-round pickBy GREG AUMANTampa Bay TimesThe Lightning is on the board in the 2018 NHL draft, using their first pick „ 59th overall in the second round „ on Gabriel Fortier, an undersize left wing from Quebec. I spoke with them a couple of times, so I knew there was an interest, but I never knew this was going to happen,Ž Fortier said after being selected. When I was 5 years old, I started playing hockey. I wanted this moment, so its a great day for my family and me. Its amazing.Ž Fortier, 18, is listed at 5-foot-10 and 177 pounds, and he tallied 26 goals and 33 assists last season for Baie-Comeau of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. His brother, Max, is now a prospect in the Columbus Blue Jackets system. Fortier said one of the players he patterns his game after is Brendan Gallagher, a 5-9 forward for the Canadiens who plays bigger than his size. adno=50536651 VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018 VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018 NFL: BuccaneersNew details in Winston sagaSEE LIGHTNING, 3 MLB: RaysRobertsons return crowds in“ eldBy RODNEY PAGETampa Bay TimesST. PETERSBURG „ The Rays reinstated INF Daniel Robertson from the 10-day disabled list (left hamstring strain). To make room, RHP Austin Pruitt was sent to Triple-A Durham. Its out of my mind. I dont think about (the hamstring) when Im bending over or doing anything, so its nice,Ž Robertson said. With Robertson back, manager Kevin Cash now has four middle infielders, including Adeiny Hechavarria, Joey Wendle and Willy Adames. Cash said MLB: RaysWhy trades and prospects are always in same conversation FREE-AGENT FANSIceland, Mexico, England compete for World Cup support from Americans Page 6By MARK DIDTLERAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG „ Wilmer Font worked into the sixth inning to get his first major league win, Willy Adames homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday. Font (1-3) allowed three hits, one walk and struck out four over 5 ‡ innings. Four relievers completed a four-hitter. Adames had an RBI single during a tworun second and added a solo homer in the seventh off Sonny Gray (5-5). The Rays have won the first two of a three-game series against the Yankees, who have the best record in the majors. New York (50-24), coming off a threegame sweep over Seattle, is the only team in the big leagues not to have dropped more than two straight games this year. This is the latest the Yankees have gone into a season without losing three in a row since August 1954. After Jake Bauers had a first-inning RBI double, Tampa Bay took a 3-0 lead in the second when Daniel Robertson hit a runscoring double and MLB: RAYS 4, YANKEES 0AP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays Wilmer Font pitches to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday. Font gets 1st win, Adames homers, Rays beat YankeesAP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (39) makes a sliding catch on a flyout by New York Yankees Brett Gardner during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday. SEE RETURN, 2 SEE RAYS, 2


Page 2 SP Sunday, June 24, 2018 / The SunSPORTS ON TV Sunday, June 24 AUTO RACING 10:05 a.m. ESPN2 „ Formula One, French Grand Prix, at Le Castellet, Var, France 1 p.m. NBCSN „ IndyCar, Kohler Grand Prix, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. 3 p.m. FS1 „ NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Toyota/ Save Mart 350, at Sonoma, Calif. DRAG RACING 12:30 p.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Summit Racing Equipment Nationals, qualifying, at Norwalk, Ohio (tape delayed) 6:30 p.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Summit Racing Equipment Nationals, “ nals, at Norwalk, Ohio (same-day tape) GOLF 6:30 a.m. GOLF „ European PGA Tour, BMW International Open, “ nal round, at Pulheim, Germany 1 p.m. GOLF „ PGA Tour, T ravelers Championship, “ nal round, at Cromwell, Conn. 3 p.m. CBS „ PGA Tour, T ravelers Championship, “ nal round, at Cromwell, Conn. GOLF „ LPGA Tour, Walmart NW Arkansas Championship, third round, at Rogers, Ark. 5 p.m. GOLF „ Champions Tour, American Family Insurance Championship, “ nal round, at Madison, Wis. (same-day tape) MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Seattle at Boston OR L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets 8 p.m. ESPN „ Philadelphia at Washington SOCCER 8 a.m. FS1 „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group G, England vs. Panama, at Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 11 a.m. FOX „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group H, Japan vs. Senegal, at Ekaterinburg, Russia 2 p.m. FOX „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group H, Poland vs. Colombia, at Kazan, Russia 4:30 p.m. FOX „ MLS, Portland at Atlanta United TRACK & FIELD 4 p.m. NBC „ USATF, Outdoor Championships, at Des Moines, Iowa WNBA BASKETBALL 4 p.m. NBA „ Seattle at Dallas 6 p.m. NBA „ Minnesota at Las VegasRobertson will be used at either third, shortstop or second. He also said Robertson could see some time in the outfield. He can play everywhere, thats what makes him so special,Ž Cash said. Hell play a lot of second and a lot of third. Hell play some at short, even though we have Hetch and Willy back. And then well also look at him and Wendle in the outfield. We just want to make sure everyone is in a consistent routine and getting at-bats.Ž Wendle could play in the outfield sooner rather than later. With plenty of options, Cash and his staff will have to put in extra thought before filling out each lineup card. Its going to be challenging,Ž Cash said. Youre sensitive to everybodys thoughts, and they all want to play. Its going to be up to me and the staff to make sure were balancing it the right way and keeping everybody fresh.ŽArcher: Bullpen was really goodRHP Chris Archer has been out with an abdominal strain since June 2. He threw a 20-pitch bullpen session Friday, all fastballs and changeups. The bullpen was really good,Ž Archer said. I feel like the last week my body has really come a lon g wa y I dont wake up with any soreness. But (today) is going to be big just to see where my level of soreness is.Ž Archer threw a bullpen session two weeks ago and felt soreness the day after. He had not thrown again until Friday. The plan is to throw another session Monday. We have a rough outline, most of its in pencil though,Ž he said. All I know is as long as I feel pretty good (today), Ill throw another bullpen Monday, and were going to continue to play it by ear.ŽA second opening day for KKThe last time Kevin Kiermaier played at the Trop was April 15, when he tore ligaments in his ri g ht thumb while sliding into second. He was placed on the 60-day disabled list but re-joined the Rays in Houston earlier this week. Friday was the first time playing in front of the home crowd since the injury, and he admitted there would be some nerves. This is like opening day all over for me,Ž Kiermaier said. There will be some jitters, but I just need to slow the game down. Im excited to put on this uniform again.Ž His return, so far, has not been spectacular. He was 0-for-9 at Houston, despite going 7-for-17 in rehab stints at Class A Port Charlotte and Triple-A Durham. Its funny how this game works,Ž he said. I go from squaring every ball up in my rehab assignment, then my swings havent been very good up here, although I was facing some good pitching. I go back to last year on my rehab assignment and I got like three hits in 20-something at-bats. Then I come up and hit like .450. But as long as my body feels good, then I know offensively things will come around.ŽArroyo cautiously optimisticINF Christian Arroyo has had no baseball activities since being put on the 10-day DL after last Saturdays game in New York. He has a left oblique muscle strain. The hope is for him to return before the All-Star break ( J ul y 17). I dont know what the timetable is at all,Ž Arroyo said. Obliques are kind of tricky, so its kind of hard to tell. The good thing is I dont think it was anything significant. It wasnt like I had a severe strain or anything, nothing crazy. ƒ Ive started to do some mobility stuff and Ive been able to get through it.ŽNice start, kidNick Schnell, the Rays third pick in this years draft (No. 32 overall), couldnt have started his professional career any better. Schnell homered in his first at-bat for the Gulf Coast League Rays. He was Indianas Gatorade Player of the Year and hit 15 home runs as a high school senior.RETURNFrom Page 1 scored on Adames single. The Yankees had one hit in eight at-bats with runners in scoring position, including three unsuccessful tries in both the second and third innings. New York was limited to five hits and went 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position in a 2-1 loss Friday night.Tanaka timeYankees RHP Masahiro Tanaka, on the 10-day disabled since June 9 with strained left and right hamstrings, will have his first bullpen session Sunday and may start a simulated game Friday. If you look back two weeks ago there was no way I would be able to move the way that I did today,Ž Tanaka said through a translator. Its definitely better.ŽRAYSFrom Page 1 look at whats potentially the infield of the future. Adames, Arroyo, Bauers and Daniel Robertson were all acquired as minor leaguers (Arroyo had some time with the Giants) of various levels of notoriety in deals for big-name veterans. (Of the prospects still coming, Poche, Moore, Velasquez and Williams also were acquired in trade.) It just speaks to the Rays and their development and being educated, that they knew who to go after at the time,Ž Robertson said. Now that were all here hopefully its going to pay off for a long time, so thats cool.Ž Heres a look at the tracks of those trades:Jake Bauers-Wil MyersThe deal: The Rays got Bauers from the Padres as a Class A minor-leaguer in December 2014 as part of the return in the threeteam deal built around Wil Myers (whom the Rays got as a blue-chip Triple-A prospect two years earlier in a big deal with the Royals built around James Shields and Wade Davis). The details: Acquired with C Rene Rivera and RHP Burch Smith from San Diego along with OF Steven Souza Jr. and LHP Travis Ott from Washington for Myers, C Ryan Hanigan, LHP Jose Castillo, RHP Gerardo Reyes. The Nats got RHP Joe Ross and INF Trea Turner from the Padres. The decision: For now, its pretty much on Bauers. Rivera was released, Smith injured and then lost in the Rule 5 draft, Ott is a middle reliever at DoubleA. Souza became the key piece of the return (though the Rays regrettably gave up future star Turner, who will be at the Trop Monday), playing three seasons with some success, earning team MVP honors last year. Then this spring, Souza was traded to Arizona for a package of prospects: LHP Anthony Banda (was in majors, now out for season), INF Nick Solak (Double-A All-Star), RHP Sam McWilliams (Double-A starter), Poche (Triple-A reliever).Daniel Robertson … Ben ZobristThe deal: The Rays got Robertson from the As as a Class A minor-leaguer in January 2015 as part of the return in a deal built around longtime star Ben Zobrist (whom the Rays got as a Double-A players in July 2006 as part of the return, along with RHP Mitch Talbot, in a salary dump deal of Aubrey Huff). The details: Acquired with C/DH John Jaso, OF Boog Powell and cash from Oakland for Zobrist and SS Yunel Escobar. The decision: Robertson was the key piece once the Rays decided to deal and not re-sign Zobrist, and could dump the unwanted Escobar into the deal. Jaso got hurt opening day 2015, missed three months and left as a free agent, though he went on to play two more seasons for Pittsburgh. Powell was flipped to the Mariners in another deal and has twice been suspended for PEDs but made it to the majors.Willy Adames-David PriceThe deal: The Rays got Adames from the Tigers as a Class A minor-leaguer in July 2014 as part of the return in a deadline deal for 2012 Cy Young Award winner LHP David Price. The details: Acquired with LHP Drew Smyly from Detroit, along with INF Nick Franklin from Seattle, for Price. Seattle also got OF Austin Jackson. The decision: Former Tigers/now Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski said they didnt want to deal Adames, a 2012 international signee, but knew the Rays wouldnt do the deal with them otherwise. Franklin never arrived as promised, Smyly after three injury-marred seasons was traded to Seattle for more prospects „ OF Mallex Smith and LHP Ryan Yarbrough (who are in the majors now), INF Carlos Vargas (playing at rookie-level Princeton).Christian Arroyo-Evan LongoriaThe deal: The Rays got Arroyo from the Giants as Triple-A player with some big-league time in December 2017 as part of the return in a deal for face-of-the-franchise 3B Evan Longoria. The details: Acquired with OF Denard Span, LHP Matt Krook, RHP Stephen Woods from San Francisco for Longoria and cash. The decision: Getting out from under the bulk of the $86 million still owed Longoria was the key, with Arroyo, a local product the Rays have had interest in. considered the key part of the return, though there is some positional uncertainty „ second, third, utility. (He is currently on the DL after playing 21 games). Krook is a reliever at Double-A, Woods on the Class A DL. Span, who was foisted on the Rays with $13 million due, was going to be flipped, and was last month with (with Alex Colome) to Seattle, getting back, you got it, more prospects, Moore (starting at Triple-A) and RHP Tommy Romero (starting at Class A).Short stopsThere was some surprise when the Rays passed on promoting longtime bench coach Dave Martinez to succeed Joe Maddon in 2015 and hired Kevin Cash. But it worked out for all, as Cash has been praised often by his bosses and Martinez won a ring on Maddons Cubs staff and now is managing the Nationals, who visit Monday. There should be a warm welcome for Martinez, who spent three years as a Rays player (logging the first hit in franchise history, so theres your video clip for the tribute) and eight as a coach. Not wanting to give away SS Adeiny Hechavarria and/or eat his remaining $3.2 million is understandable. But given the vexing roster jam the Rays knew was coming with Willy Adames mid-June promotion, its easy (and maybe unfair) to say the Rays should have been proactive and traded Hechavarria when he was playing well (and before he got hurt) in mid-May.Rays rumblingsIs singer Marc Anthony now the biggest name ever to see a game at the Trop? Bigger than Chris Rock? Or Kate Upton? ƒ Did MLB not see the marketing value in bringing Evan Longoria and the Giants to the Trop next year? ƒ Its kind of cool, and a better show, having the Sun Sports preand post-game crew on the road rather than in their Fort Lauderdale studio. ƒ Jim Bowden of the Athletic suggests the Rays trade LHP Blake Snell to the Yankees for prospects OF Clint Frazier, LHP Justus Sheffield, RHP Erik Swanson. ƒ Totally spitballin here, but will Kevin Cashs name come up as candidate for the FSU job when Mike Martin retires after next season? ƒ Traded INF Brad Miller hit .185 in his first eight games for Milwaukees Triple-A team with one extra base hit. ƒ Former manager Lou Piniella had a good line last week, saying (Joe) Maddon has basically benefitted from following meŽ as manager of the Rays and (with a couple in between) Cubs. Piniella is looking forward to being back in a Rays uniform for an Aug. 11 corporate sponsor event. ƒ OF Nick Schnell, the Rays third pick in the June draft, was named first-team All-American by Baseball America, top pick LHP Matt Liberatore a second-team selection. ƒ Washingtons Bryce Harper returns this week to the Trop, where as a high schooler in a 2009 home run derby he hit a legendary 502-foot blast with a metal bat. ƒ With two straight blown saves and a velocity drop into the mid-80s following three straight days of work, ex-Ray Brad Boxberger could be losing his grip on Arizonas closers job.TRADESFrom Page 1 Staff ReportsThe Charlotte Stone Crabs used a three-run 10th inning to steal a 4-1 victory from the Palm Beach Cardinals Saturday night. Jermaine Palacios' RBI triple to leadoff the 10th got the scoring going for Charlotte. Robbie Tenerowicz later hit a two-run single to extend the lead. 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The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 SP Page 3 Associated PressMADISON, Wis. „ Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead Saturday in the American Family Insurance Championship. Five strokes behind tournament host Steve Stricker after an opening 69 in rain Friday at University Ridge, Toledo had six birdies in a bogey-free round to reach 9-under 135. The 55-year-old Mexican player won the last of his four PGA Tour Champions titles in 2016. Defending champion Fred Couples (67), David Toms (66), Kent Jones (67) and Billy Mayfair (68) were a stroke back. Im surprised that someone isnt 11 or 12 under, but the greens picked up a lot of pace today,Ž Couples said. I think maybe the scoring was a little easier yesterday because we got to clean the ball in the fairways, but its not easy out there.Ž Bernhard Langer (69) was 8 under with Madison player Jerry Kelly (69), Scott McCarron (67), Mark Calcavecchia (68), Paul Goydos (68), Joey Sindelar (68), Glen Day (69) and Brad Bryant (72). The conditions havent been that easy,Ž Kelly said. The pins are in some spots where you cant spin it and you have to hit them firm out of these kind of soft fairways, otherwise you could chunk it. Its not that easy even though the course is gettable. Theres just a few things going on out there to keep the scoring from going too low like it normally does.Ž Stricker followed his opening 64 with a 74, ending his Champions under-par streak at 30 rounds „ the fourth-longest streak in tour history. It just was one of those days where I didnt have a lot of energy,Ž Stricker said. Nothing „ hit very few good shots, really. The couple that I did hit well, I was in bad spots, and a couple bad shots even got worse.Ž He had three bogeys and a birdie „ on the final hole. That was a big birdie in my mind,Ž Stricker said. It kept me a little bit closer. No one ran away with this thing today and three shots back, a lot of guys in between me and the lead. It was a good putt to make and finally get a birdie. That was my only one today.ŽGOLF: PGAToledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops backBy STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressDALLAS„ The stress of stopping the puck with a game on the line is no sweat compared to what young goaltenders deal with waiting to be taken in the NHL draft. Even the best goaltending prospects usually have to wait through the first round and then some before their names are called. Top-rated Olivier Rodrigue went through that this weekend. No expectation for the draft,Ž Rodrigue said. Totally a mystery. We all know its difficult for a goalie to be selected early.Ž Its nearly impossible now as teams wait until the later rounds to shore up the most important position in the sport. Unlike quarterbacks and pitchers who are often top-10 picks in football and baseball, goaltenders in hockey are so difficult to project that only six have gone in the first round over the past decade „ including none this year. No goaltender has been taken in the top 10 since Carey Price went fifth to Montreal in 2005. In the years since, the philosophy has shifted drastically from trying to hit on an elite goaltender early in the draft to hoping for the best in rounds 2 through 7 like 23 different teams did on Saturday. Theyre so up and down and very few of them dominate,Ž Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said. Its hard. There are very few guys that are firstrounders that you can say at 18 are going to be Price or that type of goalie right off the bat. It doesnt happen very often.Ž The first goalie off the board at this years draft was Olof Lindbom 39th to the Rangers. Armed with a successful Swedish goalie in 36-year-old Henrik Lundqvist, New York GM Jeff Gorton called taking Lindbom an opportunity we couldnt pass up.Ž But as Rodrigue knows, teams pass on goalies all the time. His father, Sylvaine, is a goaltending instructor for Edmonton, which traded up to take him 62nd at the end of the second round. Rodrigue was the second of 39 goalies taken in the 2018 draft that followed the recent pattern of the position being in demand but not early. Longtime Los Angeles Kings director of amateur scouting Mark Yanetti believes there havent been many generational goalies like Price and Marc-Andre Fleury recently but also points to the long development curve as a reason why theyre so rarely firstround picks. With the rare, rare, rare exception of like a Carey Price, Fleury, it takes a minimum of probably four to six years for a goalie to develop,Ž Yanetti said. Drafting a goalie very, very high with the success that they tend to have or dont have, „I think its right around 50 percent (odds of) becoming a regular NHL goaltender. Im not even talking about elite.Ž For every Price Fleury and Roberto Luongo who have strong NHL careers, theres a laundry list of top-10 goalies who never panned out. A year after Nashville missed on Brian Finley sixth overall in 1999, Calgary whiffed on Brent Krahn ninth in 2000, and while Al Montoya had a respectable career as a backup, he never lived up to going No. 6 to the Rangers in 2004.NHL: DraftTeams wait on goalies at NHL draftBy STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressDALLAS „ Ilya Kovalchuk signed with the Kings in his return to the NHL, the Hurricanes and Flames pulled off a five-player trade, and John Tavares will now explore different possibilities for his future. After a dull first round of the draft, action picked up Saturday as teams laid the groundwork for more moves. The biggest is Tavares, who will begin talking to other teams Sunday when the free agent negotiating period opens. The New York Islanders face of the franchise will reportedly meet with the Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks and three other teams in the upcoming days in Los Angeles before he can sign a contract July 1. Hes earned every right to make whatever choice he has,Ž Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello said. He has a right to do that. The important thing is that hes an Islander at the end.Ž Thats far from certain after the Islanders were unable to agree to terms with the 27-year-old point-a-game center before he could open the dialogue with other teams. Just being able to woo Tavares is a tantalizing possibility, even if GMs arent willing to say his name while hes still property of New York. I think players do identify our team, our organization, as a place that they want to explore, which is a good thing,Ž Sharks GM Doug Wilson said. Its a good thing that I think players look at our place as a place they want to consider to play, which as a GM makes your life a little bit easier.Ž Tavares is the biggest fish in free agency, especially considering the Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals were closing in on a deal to re-sign defenseman John Carlson. Amid the fast-andfurious selecting in Rounds 2 through 7, Carolina acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton, winger Micheal Ferland and prospect Adam Fox from Calgary for center Elias Lindholm and defenseman Noah Hanifin. After missing the playoffs the past nine seasons, the Hurricanes arent done dealing. Well stay busy,Ž Hurricanes GM Don Waddell said. I cant say for sure anything will get done. Im pretty confident something will get done, whether its in the next few days or next 10 days.ŽNHL: DraftTavares future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draftBy PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated PressCROMWELL, Conn. „ Paul Casey has come close each of the three previous times he has played in Connecticut. He has a great chance to break through Sunday in the Travelers Championship. Casey shot an 8-under 62 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead into the final round. Casey, whose win at Valspar in Florida in March was his first PGA Tour title in nine years, called the bogey-free round at TPC River Highlands his best of the year. The Englishman had six birdies and an eagle „ at the signature par-4 15th hole „ where he hit his tee shot onto the green and then sank a 23-foot putt. He broke out of the pack hitting all 18 greens and has a streak of 23 straight heading into Sunday. He was at 16-under 194. It was clinical,Ž he said. I did everything I wanted to do. I cant do any more than that.Ž Casey was second here during his first visit in 2015, came in 17th a year later and had a fifthplace finish in Cromwell a year ago. I love this golf course,Ž he said. Russell Henley was 12 under after a 67,and J.B. Holmes (65), Anirban Lahiri (65) and third-round leader Brain Harman (69) were 11 under. I think I can shoot a low number on this course,Ž Henley said. Youve got to make the putts. Im definitely hitting it well enough, and if I can get a couple putts to fall, that would be good. But I cant control what (Casey) is doing. I can just try to keep playing solid.Ž Jason Day shot 66, and Bubba Watson 67, leaving them 10 under. Watson came from six back to the 2010 event and beat Casey in a playoff in 2015. Watson would join Billy Casper as the only players to win this tournament more than twice. Casper won his fourth Connecticut title in 1973. Im hoping the weather is real sunny when Im teeing off and as soon as I putt out it gets windy and a little be of rain and gives me a better shot at it,Ž he said. Morning rain and drizzle throughout the day kept the greens soft, but nobody was able to stay with Casey. The shot of the day came from James Hahn, who aced the 154-yard 11th hole. Hahns tee shot went over the greenside bunker on the right front of the hole, struck the bottom of the flag pole and went into the hole, which required some repair work to the front lip after taking the hit.GOLF: Travelers ChampionshipPaul Casey shoots 62 to take 4-shot lead in TravelersAP PHOTOLarge galleries form around the course as players like Jordan Spieth walks onto the first green during the third round of the T ravelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., Saturday. an Uber so he could go home on his own. Theres two different Uber rides is what were talking about.Ž This would explain the discrepancy between the drivers account of Winston as her only passenger, and Winston and Darby testifying that there were three passengers. Winston did not make any reference to a second ride in defending himself when the allegations first came out in November, nor did Darby in his statement supporting Winston. Why would Winston, who had faced public allegations of sexual assault while in college at Florida State, be hanging out with another football player who was facing rape charges at the time in 2016? Scruggs said Banks had been friends with Darby since they played at rival high schools in Maryland; he said he would only characterize Winston as an acquaintanceŽ of Banks. Winston and Darby have their own history together, as Darby and FSU teammate Chris Casher both witnessed the sexual encounter that led to Erica Kinsman of Zephyrhills accusing Winston of rape in 2012. He was not charged criminally, but settled out of court in 2016 with Kinsman, who also settled with FSU, getting $950,000 in a Title IX lawsuit against the university. Messages left with Winstons attorney were not returned Friday night. Neither Bucs general manager Jason Licht nor head coach Dirk Koetter had any response to text messages seeking comment. Banks was found guilty for his role in the gang rape of a female Vanderbilt student in 2013. He is appealing to have a new trial, and Scruggs said he was allowed to be in Arizona in 2016 while the charges were still pending. Scruggs said the NFL reached out to Banks in prison as part of its investigation into Winston, but he said he wouldnt speak without his attorney present, and Scruggs said the league never reached out to him. It appeared that Mr. Winston was trying to deflect responsibility for this,Ž Scruggs said. There were two different rides.Ž As a result of Winstons suspension, the Bucs will be without their franchise quarterback for their first three games, all against defending division champs from last season. They open at New Orleans, then face defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia and Pittsburgh at home, with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick expected to fill in at quarterback. After a disappointing 5-11 season last year, the Bucs enter the year with Koetter and Lichts future in jeopardy if the team doesnt show significant improvement. Before the new details came out Friday night, Winston had gotten support on social media from one of his teammates, Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander, who came into the league with him in 2015 and himself dealt with a four-game suspension as a rookie for violating the leagues policy on performance-enhancing drugs. We gotcha back @ Jaboowins Im riding with ya foreva! Family!!Ž Alexander tweeted. The Glazer family, which owns the Bucs, has been unwavering in its support for Winston throughout the investigation. As recently as May, co-chair Joel Glazer had been confident the NFL would clear Winston. I can only speak to the person that I know, the person I have known,Ž Glazer said from the NFL owners meetings. And the person everyone I know knows. Thats what Ill speak to, and thats a first-class individual, hard-working, wonderful in the community, a leader and everything that we wouldve hoped for in our quarterback.ŽBUCSFrom Page 1 Hes not the biggest guy on the ice, but hes not scared to go in the corner against the 6-foot-4 guys,Ž Fortier said. He works hard every shift. This year, Montreal had a rough year, but everyone was talking about him and how he was working every night. I think its a good comparison with me.Ž The Lightning didnt have a first-round pick because they traded it to the Rangers as part of the February trade for defenseman Ryan McDonagh and forward J.T. Miller. THIRD ROUND: The Lightning shifted to defense in the third round, selecting Dmitry Semykin, a 6-foot-3, 191-pound prospect from Stupino in Russias Minor Hockey League. Semykin, 18, showed some scoring potential with Stupino last season, with eight goals and seven assists in 41 games. He also had 118 penalty minutes, nearly twice as much as his closest teammate.LIGHTNINGFrom Page 1


Page 4 SP Sunday, June 24, 2018 / The SunAMERICANLEAGUENATIONALLEAGUEEASTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY NewYork5024.676„„6-4L-229-1121-13 Boston5127.6541„5-5L-124-1227-15 TampaBay3640.47415105-5W-217-1619-24 Toronto3441.45316124-6L-220-2014-21 Baltimore2352.30727234-6W-211-2312-29 CENTRALDIVISION TEAMWLPCTGBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Cleveland4233.560„„7-3W-626-1316-20 Detroit3641.4687115-5L-423-1713-24 Minnesota3340.4528124-6L-319-2014-20 Chicago2551.32917211-9L-113-2612-25 KansasCity2352.30719231-9W-110-2913-23 WESTDIVISION TEAMWLPCTGBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Houston5027.649„„8-2L-121-1629-11 Seattle4730.6103„4-6W-125-1422-16 LosAngeles4135.539854-6W-320-1921-16 Oakland4037.5191076-4W-120-2020-17 Texas3444.43616137-3W-715-2419-20 EASTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Atlanta4332.573„„6-4L-321-1522-17 Philadelphia4133.5541„7-3W-324-1317-20 Washington4035.533313-7L-218-2022-15 NewYork3143.41911103-7L-513-2318-20 Miami3047.39014125-5W-114-2116-26 CENTRALDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Milwaukee4531.592„„6-4L-123-1522-16 Chicago4232.5682„4-6L-321-1421-18 St.Louis3936.520523-7W-121-1818-18 Pittsburgh3640.474964-6L-421-2015-20 Cincinnati3145.40814118-2W-616-2315-22 WESTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Arizona4333.566„„6-4W-323-1620-17 LosAngeles4035.533217-3W-220-1920-16 SanFrancisco3939.500546-4W-123-1316-26 Colorado3839.494545-5L-115-2123-18 SanDiego3544.443983-7L-118-2317-21 MAJORLEAGUEBASEBALLMARLINS6,ROCKIES2MIAMIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Castro2b411010.272 B.Anderson3b511002.296 Realmuto1b412412.308 Maybinrf-lf500001.227 Dietrichlf311111.292 Zieglerp000000--S teckenriderp000000--Barracloughp000000--Brinsoncf400001.176 Riverass411002.192 Holadayc401000.183 Richardsp101010.077 a-Bourph111100.240 S huckrf100000.193 T OTALS3669649 COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. LeMahieu2b300010.278 Blackmoncf401001.283 A renado3b400002.319 Gonzalezrf411002.276 S toryss401000.264 Parralf211201.305 Desmond1b200012.215 W oltersc300001.149 T .Andersonp100001.083 S hawp000000--Musgravep000000.000 b-Cuevasph100000.273 Hoffmanp000000--T OTALS28242210 MIAMI000100500„690 COLORADO000100100„240 a-singledforRichardsinthe7th.b-”iedout f orMusgraveinthe8th. LOB„Miami7,Colorado3.2B„Story(20). HR„Dietrich(10),offT.AndersonRealmuto (10),offShawParra(4),offZiegler.RBIs„ Realmuto4(31),Dietrich(27),Bour(34), Parra2(35).SF„Parra.S„T.Anderson. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Miami 1(B.Anderson)Colorado2(Blackmon, Desmond).RISP„Miami3for5Colorado0 f or2. GIDP„Arenado. DP„Miami1(Rivera,Castro,Realmuto). MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Richards,W,2-463 112886 4.91 Ziegler11 110195.66 S teckenrider10 000011 3.44 Barraclough10 000116 1.08 COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA A nderson,L,4-367 442895 4.62 S haw.22221028 7.57 Musg rave1.10 00007 4.24 Hoffman10 0011 1210.13 T .Andersonpitchedto3battersinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Shaw2-1, Musgrave1-0.WP„T.Anderson. Umpires„Home,CarlosTorresFirst,Jeff NelsonSecond,TomWoodringThird,Scott Barry. T „2:47.A„39,032(50,398).RANGERS9,TWINS6 T EXASABRHBIBBSOAVG. Choolf411111.279 T occilf000000.071 A ndrusss500002.260 Mazararf501203.277 Beltredh523101.314 Odor2b511002.224 Profar3b210001.238 Gallo1b211000.194 Guzman1b200001.228 Chirinosc321311.197 DeShieldscf412200.232 T OTALS379109212 MINNESOTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Mauerdh512001.273 Rosariolf512401.317 Escobar3b500002.292 Dozier2b210030.220 Morrison1b511202.190 Motterss400002.148 Keplerrf301010.226 Garverc413001.239 LaMarrecf412000.263 T OTALS37611649 T EXAS062100000„9100 MINNESOTA200002002„6110 LOB„Texas6,Minnesota8.2B„Choo (16),Gallo(11),DeShields(9),Rosario (21),LaMarre(5).HR„Chirinos(9),off MagillBeltre(4),offMagillRosario(17), offGallardoMorrison(8),offGallardo. RBIs„Choo(36),Mazara2(51),Beltre(25), Chirinos3(25),DeShields2(13),Rosario4 (50),Morrison2(27).SB„Profar(5). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Texas 3 (Mazara,Odor,Guzman)Minnesota4 (Mauer,Escobar,Morrison2).RISP„Texas4 f or11Minnesota2for9. Runnersmovedup„LaMarre. GIDP„LaMarre. DP„Texas1(Odor,Andrus,Gallo). T EXASIPHRERBBSONPERA Gallardo,W,1-05.16 4423 10212.08 Barnette.20 001116 2.70 Moore2.14 220338 7.63 Kela,S,18-18.21 001219 3.67 MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Odorizzi,L,3-51.26 661360 4.97 Magill3.13 331560 2.25 Pressly10 000114 4.04 Reed10000022 3.47 Duke11000120 2.96 Hildenberger10 000213 2.17 Inheritedrunners-scored„Kela3-2,Magill 2-0.HBP„Odorizzi(Profar),Magill(Profar), Reed(Profar).PB„Garver(5). Umpires„Home,TrippGibsonFirst,Brian GormanSecond,ChadWhitsonThird,Adrian J ohnson. T „3:35.A„23,230(38,649). A THLETICS7,WHITESOX6OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Fowlercf302110.248 S emienss400010.250 Lowrie3b501202.284 Davisdh500001.234 Olson1b321111.241 Piscottyrf322210.249 J oycelf110010.193 a-Pinderph-lf101000.247 b-Martiniph-lf101100.100 Lucroyc310011.252 Barreto2b411000.194 T OTALS3379765 CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Moncada2b411101.224 A .Garciarf511003.232 A breu1b501101.272 Davidsondh400012.223 S mithc411101.378 S anchez3b411000.252 A ndersonss422301.239 Engelcf201000.209 c-Palkaph100001.242 L.Garciacf000000.270 T ilsonlf300011.280 T OTALS36686211 OAKLAND020031010„792 CHICAGO500001000„681 a-singledforJoyceinthe6th.b-singled,ad v ancedto2ndforPinderinthe8th.c-struck outforEngelinthe8th. E„Semien(16),Treinen(1),Anderson(12). LOB„Oakland6,Chicago7.2B„Lowrie(21), Piscotty(16),Smith(2),Sanchez(13),Engel ( 7 ) .HR „ Piscott y( 6 ), offCove y Olson ( 17 ), offVolstadAnderson(13),offMengden. RBIs„Fowler(14),Lowrie2(50),Olson(40), Piscotty2(32),Martini(1),Moncada(26), Abreu(43),Smith(5),Anderson3(31). SB„Fowler(5),Semien(6),Moncada(8), Anderson(15),Engel(10).SF„Fowler. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Oakland 4(Lowrie,Davis2,Lucroy)Chicago5 (A.Garcia2,Abreu,Anderson,Tilson). RISP„Oakland3for11Chicago2for16. Runnersmovedup„Sanchez.FIDP„Barreto. GIDP„Semien,Davidson. DP„Oakland1(Semien,Barreto,Olson) Chicago2(Anderson,Moncada,Abreu), (Tilson,Moncada). OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Mengden24 551144 4.47 Pagan22000328 3.23 Hatcher10 000010 3.51 Casilla,H,1.11 11108 3.04 Trvno,W,5-1,BS,11.20 000418 1.48 Petit,H,8.11 00016 3.71 Treinen,S,17-191.20 000225 0.98 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Covey424441663.45 Volstad13 221031 4.34 Fry210002282.05 Minaya,L,0-212 110225 4.63 Santiago11 001032 4.70 Coveypitchedto1batterinthe5th. Volstadpitchedto2battersinthe6th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Trivino3-1, Treinen1-0,Fry1-0.HBP„Mengden (Moncada),Casilla(Engel). Umpires„Home,RyanBlakneyFirst,Sam HolbrookSecond,JimWolfThird,D.J. Reyburn.T„3:28.A„20,457(40,615).GIANTS5,PADRES3SANDIEGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Myerslf300011.260 Hosmer1b400002.275 Renfroerf412100.237 Villanueva3b302010.230 Pirela2b300000.264 Matonp000000--Erlinp000000.167 c-Jankowskiph111000.285 Margotcf412000.250 Galvisss401002.241 Ellisc303110.337 Lylesp000000.000 Strahmp100000.000 Castillop000000.000 a-Szczurph100001.186 Cimberp000000.000 Spangenberg2b200000.235 TOTALS33311236 SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezcf401101.286 Hansonlf-2b411002.299 McCutchenrf210011.261 Belt1b412000.305 Crawfordss313310.313 Sandoval3b400001.274 Panik2b300001.247 Watsonp000000--b-Slaterph000100.273 Dysonp000000--Hundleyc411001.260 Suarezp200000.000 Morontap000000.000 Pencelf100001.193 TOTALS3158528 SANDIEGO000100002„3110 SANFRANCISCO00010211X„581 a-struckoutforCastillointhe5th.b-outon sacri“ce”yforWatsoninthe8th.c-doubled forErlininthe9th. E„Crawford(5).LOB„SanDiego6,San Francisco6.2B„Margot(16),Jan kowski (6),Hernandez(7),Crawford2(20).3B„ Crawford(2).HR„Renfroe(4),offSuarez. RBIs„Renfroe(19),Ellis(10),Hernandez (20),Crawford3(35),Slater(1).SB„ Hanson(4).CS„Margot(6).SF„Slater. SANDIEGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lyles00 00000 4.46 Strahm3.12112559 2.28 Castillo.20 00019 1.93 Cimber,L,3-41.13 220026 3.18 Maton1.22 110128 1.53 Erlin11 110111 4.17 SANFRANCISCOIPHRERBBSONPERA Suarez5.28 111476 4.43 Moronta,W,3-110 001113 1.85 Watson,H,181.10 001018 1.75 Dyson13210118 3.12 Inheritedrunners-scored„Castillo1-0, Maton1-0,Moronta2-0,Watson1-0.HBP„ Maton(McCutchen).ORIOLES7,BRAVES5BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Rasmuslf-rf421011.161 Jonescf422001.293 Machadoss311010.306 Trumborf311411.263 Hartp000000--Givensp000000--Brittonp000000--Davis1b401302.153 Valencia3b400001.283 Schoop2b400001.208 Josephc400003.177 Bundyp311001.200 Gentrylf100001.244 TOTALS34777312 ATLANTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Inciartecf522000.256 Albies2b514100.258 F.Freeman1b300022.328 Markakisrf402312.326 Suzukic502001.282 Santanalf200002.400 Jacksonp000000.000 a-Camargoph-3b000020.238 Flaherty3b411001.258 S.Freemanp000000.000 Moylanp000000--b-Bourjosph100000.190 Swansonss400011.241 Teheranp100000.150 Culbersonlf311002.268 TOTALS375124611 BALTIMORE400030000„771 ATLANTA100010210„5120 a-walkedforJacksoninthe7th.b-outon “elderschoiceforMoylaninthe9th. E„Givens(1).LOB„Baltimore3,Atlanta 12.2B„Jones(18),Davis(5),Markakis(23), Suzuki(12).3B„Machado(1).HR„Trumbo (7),offTeheran.RBIs„Trumbo4(20),Davis 3(20),Albies(44),Markakis3(48).SB„ Culberson(2).S„Jackson. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Baltimore 2(Trumbo,Valencia)Atlanta7(F.Freeman, Markakis,Santana,Flaherty2,Swanson2). RISP„Baltimore3for7Atlanta4for16. GIDP„Suzuki. DP„Baltimore1(Valencia,Schoop,Davis). BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Bundy,W,6-76.17 222899 3.75 Hart03 221015 4.05 Givens,H,101.22 102230 4.02 Britton,S,1-110 001117 6.35 ATLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Teheran,L,5-54.26 773690 4.52 Jackson2.11 000332 3.00 S.Freeman10 000113 4.35 Moylan10 000214 4.68 Hartpitchedto4battersinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Givens2-0, Jackson1-0. Umpires„Home,LanceBarksdaleFirst, RyanAdditonSecond,WillLittleThird,Ted Barrett. T„3:08.A„40,333(41,149).RAYS4,YANKEES0NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gardnerlf400001.256 Judgerf300011.279 Gregoriusss402000.261 Stantondh401002.249 Hickscf300001.248 Bird1b200011.193 Andujar3b300000.286 Rominec301002.309 Walker2b300000.196 TOTALS2904028 TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Kiermaiercf311011.136 Duffy3b301011.321 Bauersdh301110.245 Ramosc400002.291 Wendlelf300000.268 Fieldrf101000.224 Cron1b411001.235 Robertson2b411103.258 Smithrf-lf301000.276 Adamesss412202.231 TOTALS32494310 NEWYORK000000000„041 TAMPABAY12000010X„490 E„Gregorius(4).LOB„NewYork4,Tampa Bay8.2B„Stanton(13),Romine(6),Bauers (6),Cron(11),Robertson(10),Smith(12). HR„Adames(2),offGray.RBIs„Bauers(4), Robertson(20),Adames2(6).S„Smith. Runnersleftinscoringposition„NewYork 3(Judge,Stanton,Andujar)TampaBay 6(Bauers,Ramos2,Wendle,Adames2). RISP„NewYork1for8TampaBay2for7. Runnersmovedup„Hicks,Kiermaier. GIDP„Stanton,Andujar. DP„TampaBay2(Robertson,Cron), (Robertson,Cron). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Gray,L,5-56.264417101 4.93 Shreve.11002125 4.85 Green12000215 2.29 TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Font,W,.15.230014806.46 Venters01000023.95 Stanek,H,21.100011181.99 Roe100002122.93 Romo100001145.10 Venterspitchedto1batterinthe6th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Venters1-0, Stanek2-0.PB„Ramos(5).CARDINALS3,BREWERS2ST.LOUISABRHBIBBSOAVG. Carpenter3b-1b300012.236 Phamcf400004.257 Martinez1b200020.302 Gomberp000000.000 Tuivailalap000000--Norrisp000000--Ozunalf211020.280 Molinac422301.276 Gyorko2b-3b400001.250 Munozss401001.280 Baderrf400002.243 Mikolasp300002.034 Hicksp000000--Wong2b000000.186 TOTALS30343513 MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Thameslf-rf401000.227 Yelichrf-cf310001.288 Caincf110000.291 Braunlf201000.238 Shaw3b200010.244 Aguilar1b300101.300 Miller2b201111.259 Houserp000000--b-Kratzph100001.303 Perezss401001.243 Pinac401001.224 Andersonp100000.105 a-Villarph100000.261 Jeffressp000000--Williamsp000000.000 Sogard2b101000.146 TOTALS2926226 ST.LOUIS010002000„341 MILWAUKEE200000000„260 a-groundedoutforAndersoninthe5th. b-struckoutforHouserinthe9th. E„Gyorko(8).LOB„St.Louis5,Milwaukee 6.HR„Molina(10),offAndersonMolina (11),offJeffress.RBIs„Molina3(31), Aguilar(50),Miller(22).SB„Munoz(3), Perez(3).SF„Aguilar. ST.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Mikolas,W,8-26.23 222597 2.69 Hicks,H,9.10 00006 2.06 Gomber,H,7.21 000011 4.22 Tuivailala,H,4.11 000012 3.63 Norris,S,14-16110001143.31 MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Anderson52 1149100 4.37 Jffrss,L,5-1,BS,312 220114 1.19 Williams10 000316 2.57 Houser20 001018 1.29 Inheritedrunners-scored„Tuivailala1-0. HBP„Mikolas(Cain),Gomber(Yelich), Tuivailala(Shaw).PHILLIES5,NATIONALS3PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b401011.268 Hoskinslf400011.252 O.Herreracf400001.304 Santana1b411100.229 Williamsrf401000.238 Morganp000000--Dominguezp000000--Kingeryss321011.223 Franco3b424100.255 Alfaroc301111.243 Nolap201101.067 a-Valentinph000100.216 Hunterp000000--Altherrrf100001.179 TOTALS33510547 WASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Eatonrf400003.309 K.Herrerap000000--Kelleyp000000.000 Harpercf-rf300010.212 Rendon3b422100.286 Sotolf311010.323 Murphy1b401200.135 Turnerss400003.264 Difo2b401000.247 Kieboomc201010.212 c-Taylorph100001.242 Feddep200000.000 Madsonp000000--b-Goodwinph-cf100000.174 TOTALS3236337 PHILADELPHIA020000120„5100 WASHINGTON200000010„360 a-outonsacri“ce”yforNolainthe7th.bpoppedoutforMadsoninthe7th.c-struck outforKieboominthe9th. LOB„Philadelphia6,Washington5. 2B„Williams(7),Franco(7),Soto(9). HR„Santana(13),offK.HerreraRendon (8),offMorgan.RBIs„Santana(46),Franco (37),Alfaro(15),Nola(1),Valentin(4), Rendon(29),Mur p h y 2(4).SB„Hernandez (11),Kingery(6),Difo(5).CS„Harper(2). SF„Valentin. Runnersleftinscoringposition„ Philadelphia3(Hernandez,Hoskins,Nola) Washington1(Harper).RISP„Philadelphia 4for9Washington1for4. Runnersmovedup„Alfaro.GIDP„O. Herrera,Santana. DP„Washington2(Difo,Rendon,Murphy), (Turner,Murphy). PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Nola,W,9-264 223583 2.58 Hunter,H,1211 000014 4.57 Morgan,H,9111100244.71 Dminguez,S,4-4100002171.54 WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Fedde,L,0-368 332399 5.32 Madson10 001111 4.21 K.Herrera12 221224 1.57 Kelley10 000110 3.93 Feddepitchedto1batterinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Madson1-1. Umpires„Home,LarryVanoverFirst,Dave RackleySecond,MarkWegnerThird,Chris Guccione. T„3:03.A„40,341(41,313).REDS11,CUBS2CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. LaStella3b400000.286 Heywardrf401000.277 Zobrist2b412102.290 Rizzo1b300010.237 Contrerasc411100.262 Schwarberlf200021.237 Russellss400000.273 Happcf202020.229 Farrellp000000.000 Duensingp000000.000 a-Almoraph100000.316 Zastryznyp000000--Bassp000000--b-Baezph100000.265 Cishekp000000.500 Gimenezp100000.125 TOTALS3026253 CINCINNATIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Blandinoss410012.227 Barnhartc511201.265 Votto1b421312.299 Florop000000.000 Gennett2b511102.332 Suarez3b413101.312 Winkerrf111030.260 Ervinrf000000.205 Duvalllf411001.203 DeSclafanip311401.200 Lorenzenp000000.333 Garrettp000000.000 c-Dixonph-1b111000.240 Hamiltoncf311010.213 TOTALS34111111610 CHICAGO010001000„260 CINCINNATI20600003X„11110 a-outon“elderschoiceforDuensinginthe 5th.b-linedoutforBassinthe7th.c-singled forGarrettinthe8th. LOB„Chicago7,Cincinnati5.2B„Gennett (17).3B„Suarez(2).HR„Contreras(5),off DeSclafaniZobrist(5),offDeSclafani Barnhart(5),offFarrellDeSclafani(1),off DuensingVotto(8),offGimenez.RBIs„ Zobrist(26),Contreras(24),Barnhart2 (24),Votto3(40),Gennett(51),Suarez (58),DeSclafani4(4).SB„Hamilton(15). S„Farrell. CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Farrell,L,.22.223324564.50 Duensing1.145511336.17 Zastryzny120011271.69 Bass10 00029 1.00 Cishek11 001117 1.95 Gimenez1233111927.00 CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA DSclfani,W,3-16.13 224397 4.09 Lorenzen12000015 1.42 Garrett.20 00002 2.45 Floro11 001021 2.70 Zastryznypitchedto1batterinthe6th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Duensing1-1, Lorenzen1-0,Garrett2-0.DIAMONDBACKS7,PIRATES2ARIZONAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jayrf502101.312 Goldschmidt1b331121.264 Lamb3b512100.220 Peraltalf412210.278 Descalso2b401011.266 Barrettp000000--Owingscf401101.189 Ahmedss400001.219 Mathisc400002.176 Greinkep311001.259 McFarlandp000000.000 Bradleyp000000--b-Marreroph-2b010010.160 TOTALS36710658 PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Meadowsrf400000.330 Dickersonlf301001.303 Martecf401002.273 Moran3b200001.269 Rodriguezp000000.000 a-Stallingsph-c211000.333 Diazc312000.297 Felizp000000--c-Polancoph100000.215 Bell1b401101.243 Mercerss401101.260 Rodriguez2b400002.149 Musgrovep100000.222 Osuna3b200000.184 TOTALS3427208 ARIZONA202100101„7100 PITTSBURGH000000101„271 a-groundedoutforRodriguezinthe7th. b-walkedforBradleyinthe9th.c-grounded outforFelizinthe9th. E„Rodriguez(5).LOB„Arizona7,Pittsburgh 6.2B„Jay(13),Peralta(13),Descalso (13),Greinke(3).3B„Peralta(3).HR„ Goldschmidt(17),offRodriguez.RBIs„Jay (27),Goldschmidt(41),Lamb(22),Peralta 2(41),Owings(16),Bell(37),Mercer(25). SB„Marte(14). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Arizona 4(Peralta,Owings,Mathis2)Pittsburgh2 (Moran,Rodriguez).RISP„Arizona4for12 Pittsburgh2for5. Runnersmovedup„Lamb,Goldschmidt, Bell,Marte,Polanco.LIDP„Descalso. DP„Pittsburgh1(Bell). ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPERA Greinke,W,7562000788 3.66 McFarland1.231100262.23 Bradley.10000022.19 Barrett121101265.06 PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Musgrove,L,.247 553270 4.59 Rodriguez31 110542 2.28 Feliz22 112132 5.51 Inheritedrunners-scored„Bradley1-0. HBP„Greinke(Dickerson).WP„Barrett.INDIANS4,TIGERS1DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Martincf300001.254 Candelario3b400004.244 Castellanosrf200021.300 Martinezdh401001.243 Goodrum1b200011.241 McCannc400003.236 Joneslf412002.235 Iglesiasss401002.273 Machado2b401001.208 TOTALS31150316 CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Lindorss422100.291 Brantleylf300010.310 Ramirezdh411101.289 Encarnacion1b411101.233 Daviscf200001.230 a-Naquinph-cf200001.305 Guyerrf201001.167 b-Chisenhallph-rf100000.311 Kipnis2b100021.207 R.Perezc300000.149 Gonzalez3b301001.301 TOTALS2946337 DETROIT010000000„153 CLEVELAND30001000X„460 a-”iedoutforDavisinthe6th.b-”iedoutfor Guyerinthe6th. E„Goodrum(5),McCann(4),Iglesias(5). LOB„Detroit8,Cleveland4.HR„Lindor (18),offWilson.RBIs„Lindor(42),Ramirez (51),Encarnacion(48).SB„Martin(7), Jones(7),Davis(15).CS„Jones(4). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Detroit3 (Candelario,McCann2)Cleveland2(Guyer, R.Perez).RISP„Detroit0for3Cleveland3 for6. Runnersmovedup„Iglesias.GIDP„ Encarnacion,R.Perez. DP„Detroit2(Iglesias,Machado,Goodrum), (Iglesias,Machado,Goodrum). DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Liriano,L,3-344 323375 3.94 Wilson21 110328 4.00 Coleman11 000016 2.18 Jimenez10 000115 1.98 CLEVELANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Bauer,W,7-56.15112111122.44 O.Perez,H,4.20000111 1.17 Ramirez,H,6100012122.57 Allen,S,16-1710 000214 3.73 Inheritedrunners-scored„O.Perez1-0. HBP„Bauer2(Goodrum,Martin).WP„ Liriano2,Bauer.DODGERS8,METS3LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Pedersonlf401011.272 Muncy1b411111.257 Turner3b500000.236 Bellingercf412012.236 Puigrf501002.255 Grandalc321020.236 Hernandezss320111.223 Utley2b411000.217 Kershawp100001.176 a-Taylorph101200.252 1-Striplingpr000000.105 Fergusonp100001.333 b-Kempph111400.323 Garciap000000--Paredesp000000--TOTALS3689869 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmolf503002.284 Frazier3b502003.225 Cabrera2b400001.273 Flores1b401101.250 Confortocf411001.232 Bautistarf312210.220 Mesoracoc300010.226 Rosarioss300002.246 Gsellmanp000000.000 Dr.Smithp000000--c-Do.Smithph100000.281 deGromp211001.091 Reyesss200000.180 TOTALS363103211 LOSANGELES100200050„890 NEWYORK011000010„3101 a-doubledforKershawinthe4th.bhomeredforFergusoninthe8th.c-popped outforDr.Smithinthe9th. 1-ranforTaylorinthe4th. E„Frazier(6).LOB„LosAngeles8,New York8.2B„Taylor(17),Conforto(9), Bautista(8).3B„Bellinger(4),Nimmo(6). HR„Muncy(14),offdeGromKemp(13), offGsellmanBautista(4),offGarcia.RBIs„ Muncy(31),Hernandez(23),Taylor2(29), Kemp4(47),Flores(18),Bautista2(16). SB„Frazier(5).S„Hernandez. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Los Angeles4(Muncy,Bellinger,Grandal, Hernandez)NewYork5(Cabrera,Conforto 3,deGrom).RISP„LosAngeles3for10New York2for12. Runnersmovedup„Mesoraco.GIDP„ Rosario.DP„LosAngeles1(Turner,Muncy). LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Kershaw35 221455 2.94 Ferguson,W,1-143 001665 5.52 Garcia11110012 4.96 Paredes11 000111 0.00 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA deGrom,L,5-365 3336112 1.69 Gsellman24 551231 4.20 Dr.Smith10 002122 0.00MARINERS7,REDSOX2SEATTLEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gordon2b611100.291 Hanigerrf512301.267 Cruzdh423010.274 Seager3b502101.227 Healy1b501101.258 Gamellf400000.284 Herediacf512002.237 Herrmannc312020.429 Rominess511001.186 TOTALS42714636 BOSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Linss400002.167 Benintendilf401000.295 Martinezrf412000.326 Moreland1b412100.300 Holt2b300011.294 Devers3b300001.236 Swihart3b100001.149 Nunezdh301110.251 Vazquezc400001.211 BradleyJr.cf300001.178 TOTALS3326227 SEATTLE101301100„7142 BOSTON000000002„261 E„Haniger(4),Healy(4),Lin(1).LOB„ Seattle12,Boston6.2B„Haniger2(13), Cruz(10),Seager(19).3B„Moreland(4). RBIs„Gordon(18),Haniger3(58),Seager (44),Healy(35),Moreland(37),Nunez(18). CS„Martinez(1). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Seattle5 (Gordon,Haniger,Healy2,Gamel)Boston 4(Moreland,Devers2,Vazquez).RISP„ Seattle3for16Boston1for7. Runnersmovedup„Cruz,Gordon2, Benintendi,Martinez. SEATTLEIPHRERBBSONPERA Leake,W,8-483002598 4.11 Diaz13 220219 2.77 BOSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Rodriguez,L,9-247 542286 3.86 Velazquez36 220152 2.50 Workman11 000217 1.12 Hembree10 001118 3.86 HBP„Rodriguez(Gamel).WP„Leake. Umpires„Home,AlfonsoMarquezFirst, BruceDreckmanSecond,ChadFairchild Third,MikeEstabrook. T„3:01.A„36,051(37,731).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSRays4,Yankees0: WilmerFont workedintothesixthinningtoget his“rstmajorleaguewin. Rangers9,Twins6: AdrianBeltreand RobinsonChirinoshomeredtohelp YovaniGallardowinforthe“rsttime sincelastJuly. Athletics7,WhiteSox6: Pinch-hitter NickMartinidroveinthetiebreaking runintheeighthinningwithhis“rst majorleaguehit. Marlins6,Rockies2: J.T.Realmuto hitagrandslamduringa“ve-run seventhinning. Giants5,Padres3: BrandonCrawford doubledtwice,tripledanddrovein threeruns. Cardinals3Brewers2: YadierMolina homeredtwicetobackastrongstart byMilesMikoas. Phillies5,Nationals3: MaikelFranco went4for4andCarlosSantana homered. Reds11,Cubs2: AnthonyDeSclafani hitthe“rstgrandslambyaCincinnatipitcherin59years. Orioles7,Braves5: MarkTrumbohit a“rst-inninggrandslam,ChrisDavis doubledinthreerunsandtheOrioles beattheBraves. Diamondbacks7,Pirates2: ZackGreinkepitchedsixscorelessinnings, stayinginthroughtworaindelays. Indians4,Tigers1: TrevorBauer struckout11tobeatDetroitforthe fourthtimethisseason. Dodgers8,Mets3: ClaytonKershaw wentthreeinningsinhisreturnand MattKemphitagrandslam. Mariners7,RedSox2: MikeLeake pitchedeightshutoutinnings. LATE KansasCityatHouston TorontoatL.A.AngelsTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ChicagoChatwood(R)3-53.826-80-114.23.07 CincinnatiRomano(R)1:10p4-75.187-81-120.02.70 LosAngelesHill(L)1-24.992-50-111.21.54 NewYorkVargas(L)1:10p2-68.602-70-312.18.76 ArizonaBuchholz(R)1-12.942-40-015.24.60 PittsburghWilliams(R)1:35p6-44.008-71-113.04.85 St.LouisWeaver(R)3-64.927-80-115.17.04 MilwaukeeChacin(R)2:10p6-23.1812-42-118.22.41 MiamiSmith(L)5-64.038-71-015.24.02 ColoradoMarquez(R)3:10p5-75.207-81-216.08.44 SanDiegoLauer(L)3-45.473-81-116.22.70 SanFran.Rodriguez(R)4:05p2-14.563-11-114.16.28 PhiladelphiaPivetta(R)4-64.089-60-217.16.23 WashingtonRodriguez(R)8:05p0-04.661-00-05.09.00AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA SeattleGonzales(L)7-43.8010-51-118.25.30 BostonSale(L)1:05p6-42.748-81-121.01.71 DetroitBoyd(L)4-53.638-61-115.15.28 ClevelandPlutko(R)1:10p3-15.043-12-115.25.74 NewYorkGerman(R)2-44.775-32-019.03.32 TampaBayStanek(R)1:10p1-12.113-40-04.00.00 KansasCityHammel(R)2-85.084-110-319.04.74 HoustonCole(R)2:10p8-12.5913-22-019.04.26 TexasColon(R)4-44.917-62-114.18.16 MinnesotaBerrios(R)2:10p7-53.389-61-021.11.69 OaklandBlackburn(R)1-18.032-11-112.18.03 ChicagoRodon(L)2:10p0-24.410-30-216.14.41 TorontoGaviglio(R)2-23.752-40-114.14.40 LosAngelesPena(R)4:07p0-05.401-00-04.02.25INTERLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA BaltimoreHess(R)2-34.822-50-114.07.07 AtlantaMcCarthy(R)1:35p5-34.897-70-116.14.41 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. FRIDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague Oakland11,ChicagoWhiteSox2, 1stgame Boston14,Seattle10 Cleveland10,Detroit0 TampaBay2,N.Y.Yankees1 ChicagoWhiteSox6,Oakland4, 2ndgame KansasCity1,Houston0 Texas8,Minnesota1 L.A.Angels2,Toronto1 NationalLeague Arizona2,Pittsburgh1,13innings Philadelphia12,Washington2 Cincinnati6,ChicagoCubs3 L.A.Dodgers5,N.Y.Mets2 Milwaukee2,St.Louis1 Colorado11,Miami3 SanDiego6,SanFrancisco2 Interleague Baltimore10,Atlanta7,15innings MONDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague OaklandatDetroit,3:10p.m. L.A.AngelsatKansasCity,4:15p.m. SeattleatBaltimore,7:05p.m. TorontoatHouston,8:10p.m. NationalLeague ArizonaatMiami,7:10p.m. PittsburghatN.Y.Mets,7:10p.m. CincinnatiatAtlanta,7:35p.m. ChicagoCubsatL.A.Dodgers,10:10 p.m. Interleague N.Y.YankeesatPhiladelphia,7:05 p.m. WashingtonatTampaBay,7:10p.m. SanDiegoatTexas,8:05p.m. ClevelandatSt.Louis,8:15p.m.


The Sun / Sunday, June 24, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD BASBEALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUEAt A Glance All Times EDTNorth Division W L Pct. GBClearwater (Phillies) 3 0 1.000 „ Lakeland (Tigers) 2 0 1.000 Daytona (Reds) 2 1 .667 1 Tampa (Yankees) 2 1 .667 1 Florida (Braves) 1 2 .333 2 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 0 3 .000 3South Division W L Pct. GBFort Myers (Twins) 3 0 1.000 „ Charlotte (Rays) 2 1 .667 1 Jupiter (Marlins) 1 2 .333 2 Palm Beach (Cardinals) 1 2 .333 2 St. Lucie (Mets) 0 2 .000 2 Bradenton (Pirates) 0 3 .000 3Saturdays GamesDaytona 5, Florida 4 Tampa 5, Jupiter 0 Lakeland 4, St. Lucie 2 Lakeland at St. Lucie, Game 2, TBD Charlotte 4, Palm Beach 1, 10 innings Clearwater 6, Dunedin 5, 10 innings Fort Myers 8, Bradenton 3 Florida at Daytona, cancelledSundays GamesDaytona at Florida, 11 a.m. Lakeland at St. Lucie, 12 p.m. Jupiter at Tampa, 1 p.m. Charlotte at Palm Beach, 1 p.m. Dunedin at Clearwater, 1 p.m. Fort Myers at Bradenton, 1 p.m. Florida at Daytona, 5:35 p.m.Mondays GamesNo games scheduledODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Cincinnati Off Chicago Off Los Angeles -155 at New York +145 at Pittsburgh -116 Arizona +106 at Washington -122 Philadelphia +112 at Milwaukee -126 St. Louis +116 at Colorado -170 Miami +158 at San Francisco -153 San Diego +143American Leagueat Chicago -108 Oakland -102 at Boston -250 Seattle +220 at Cleveland -185 Detroit +170 New York -129 at Tampa Bay +119 at Houston -340 Kansas City +310 at Minnesota -172 Texas +160 at Los Angeles Off Toronto OffInterleagueat Atlanta -185 Baltimore +170 Updated Odds Available at Pregame.comGOLFPGA TOURTRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Conn. Purse: $7 million; Yardage: 6,841; Par: 70 (35-35)Third RoundPaul Casey 65-67-62„194 Russell Henley 66-65-67„198 J.B. Holmes 66-68-65„199 Anirban Lahiri 67-67-65„199 Brian Harman 64-66-69„199 Jason Day 66-68-66„200 Ryan Blaum 69-65-66„200 Beau Hossler 65-67-68„200 Bubba Watson 70-63-67„200 Bryson DeChambeau 66-66-68„200 Jamie Lovemark 68-69-64„201 Kyle Stanley 67-69-65„201 Danny Lee 67-68-66„201 Matt Jones 65-66-70„201 Scott Brown 68-69-65„202 Patrick Cantlay 69-68-65„202 Emiliano Grillo 69-67-66„202 Kevin Tway 71-64-67„202 Rory McIlroy 64-69-69„202 Zach Johnson 63-68-71„202 Lanto Grif“ n 70-63-70„203 Denny McCarthy 70-68-66„204 Chase Seiffert 66-71-67„204 James Hahn 70-67-67„204 Kevin Streelman 68-69-67„204 Patrick Rodgers 69-68-67„204 Hunter Mahan 68-68-68„204 Peter Malnati 64-72-68„204 Stewart Cink 68-68-68„204 Charley Hoffman 69-66-69„204 Steve Marino 66-68-70„204 Wesley Bryan 70-68-67„205 Richy Werenski 68-69-68„205 Blayne Barber 68-69-68„205 Tyler Duncan 68-69-68„205 Justin Thomas 66-69-70„205 David Lingmerth 67-67-71„205 Fabin Gmez 71-67-68„206 Brandon Harkins 72-66-68„206 Ken Duke 70-68-68„206 Brooks Koepka 68-69-69„206 Brett Stegmaier 70-67-69„206 Si Woo Kim 66-70-70„206 Mackenzie Hughes 67-68-71„206 J.J. Spaun 68-67-71„206 Keegan Bradley 68-70-69„207 Tom Lovelady 70-67-70„207 Nick Hardy 69-68-70„207 Russell Knox 73-64-70„207 Seamus Power 70-67-70„207 J.J. Henry 68-68-71„207 Jordan Spieth 63-73-71„207 Sam Ryder 68-70-70„208 Alex Cejka 67-71-70„208 Keith Mitchell 70-68-70„208 Ryan Armour 67-71-70„208 Kelly Kraft 66-72-70„208 James Driscoll 66-72-70„208 Steve Wheatcroft 68-70-70„208 Martin Laird 67-71-70„208 Trey Mullinax 67-71-70„208 Scott Stallings 68-67-73„208 Vaughn Taylor 66-72-71„209 Sam Saunders 72-66-71„209 Billy Hurley III 71-67-71„209 Ethan Tracy 68-69-72„209 Martin Flores 68-70-72„210 Adam Hadwin 68-69-73„210 John Huh 66-70-74„210 Padraig Harrington 66-69-75„210 Daniel Berger 67-71-73„211 Kyle Thompson 71-67-73„211 Cameron Tringale 72-65-74„211 Dominic Bozzelli 74-64-77„215PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSAMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCESaturdays leaders at University Ridge GC, Madison, Wis. Purse: $2 million; Yardage: 7,056; Par: 72 (36-36)Second RoundEsteban Toledo 69-66„135 David Toms 70-66„136 Kent Jones 69-67„136 Fred Couples 69-67„136 Billy Mayfair 68-68„136 Scott McCarron 70-67„137 Mark Calcavecchia 69-68„137 Paul Goydos 69-68„137 Joey Sindelar 69-68„137 Bernhard Langer 68-69„137 Jerry Kelly 68-69„137 Glen Day 68-69„137 Brad Bryant 65-72„137 Stephen Ames 70-68„138 Jay Haas 70-68„138 Duffy Waldorf 69-69„138 Scott Parel 69-69„138 Mike Small 68-70„138 John Daly 67-71„138 Steve Stricker 64-74„138 Marco Dawson 70-69„139 Wes Short, Jr. 70-69„139 Billy Andrade 71-68„139 Gibby Gilbert III 71-68„139 Jeff Maggert 69-70„139 Doug Garwood 68-71„139 Jeff Sluman 68-71„139 Colin Montgomerie 67-72„139 Kenny Perry 70-70„140 David McKenzie 70-70„140 Tom Pernice Jr. 69-71„140 Joe Durant 72-68„140 Todd Hamilton 69-71„140 Ken Tanigawa 73-67„140 Rocco Mediate 68-72„140 Carlos Franco 70-71„141 Corey Pavin 71-70„141 Tom Lehman 69-72„141 John Riegger 72-69„141 Miguel Angel Jimnez 69-72„141 Davis Love III 72-69„141 Lee Janzen 72-69„141 Jerry Smith 68-73„141 Steve Flesch 67-74„141 Woody Austin 70-72„142 Scott Hoch 71-71„142 Vijay Singh 71-71„142 Brandt Jobe 69-73„142 Russ Cochran 76-66„142 Paul Broadhurst 70-73„143 Gary Hallberg 70-73„143 Clark Dennis 70-73„143 Grant Waite 70-73„143 Skip Kendall 73-70„143 Willie Wood 74-69„143 Tom Byrum 71-73„144 Bart Bryant 71-73„144 Tim Petrovic 69-75„144 John Huston 74-70„144 Dan Forsman 74-70„144 David Frost 74-70„144 Scott Verplank 68-76„144 Mark Brooks 72-73„145 Olin Browne 73-72„145 Tommy Tolles 73-72„145 Loren Roberts 74-71„145 Mike Goodes 75-70„145 Fran Quinn 75-70„145 Fred Funk 72-74„146 Steve Pate 73-73„146 Michael Bradley 73-73„146 Tommy Armour III 73-73„146 Gene Sauers 74-72„146 Clay Devers 75-72„147 Tom Kite 74-75„149 Steve Lowery 77-74„151 Bob Tway 74-82„156LPGA TOURWALMART NW ARKANSAS CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers, Ark. Purse: $2 million Yardage: 6,331. Par: 71 (adenotes amateur) Second RoundMinjee Lee 64-65„129 Nasa Hataoka 64-65„129 Lexi Thompson 67-64„131 Ariya Jutanugarn 66-66„132 Celine Boutier 66-66„132 Thidapa Suwannapura 69-64„133 Mariah Stackhouse 67-66„133 Ally McDonald 66-67„133 Austin Ernst 65-68„133 Brittany Altomare 65-68„133 Lizette Salas 64-69„133 Mirim Lee 64-69„133 Mariajo Uribe 66-68„134 Sandra Gal 66-68„134 Cristie Kerr 70-65„135 Anna Nordqvist 68-67„135 Maria Torres 67-68„135 Ryann OToole 67-68„135 Lydia Ko 66-69„135 Hyo Joo Kim 65-70„135 Haru Nomura 70-66„136 Sarah Jane Smith 69-67„136 Daniela Darquea 69-67„136 Lee Lopez 68-68„136 So Yeon Ryu 67-69„136 Jeong Eun Lee 67-69„136 Shanshan Feng 66-70„136 Brittany Lincicome 66-70„136 Jin Young Ko 66-70„136 Mo Martin 65-71„136 Moriya Jutanugarn 64-72„136 Giulia Molinaro 71-66„137 Chella Choi 71-66„137 Rebecca Artis 69-68„137 Inbee Park 68-69„137 Kelly Shon 68-69„137 Tiffany Joh 68-69„137 Lee-Anne Pace 68-69„137 Charley Hull 67-70„137 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong 66-71„137 Sung Hyun Park 66-71„137 Ashleigh Buhai 71-67„138 Pornanong Phatlum 70-68„138 Carlota Ciganda 70-68„138 Yu Liu 70-68„138 Nelly Korda 69-69„138 Mel Reid 69-69„138 Michelle Wie 68-70„138 Perrine Delacour 68-70„138 Haeji Kang 67-71„138 Azahara Munoz 67-71„138 Christina Kim 67-71„138 Stacy Lewis 66-72„138 Brittany Marchand 65-73„138 Catriona Matthew 64-74„138 Gaby Lopez 63-75„138 Wichanee Meechai 71-68„139 Angela Stanford 70-69„139 Annie Park 70-69„139 Caroline Hedwall 70-69„139 Robynn Ree 69-70„139 Peiyun Chien 69-70„139 Karine Icher 68-71„139 Brianna Do 67-72„139 Julieta Granada 67-72„139 Pernilla Lindberg 66-73„139 Sandra Changkija 65-74„139 Lindy Duncan 71-69„140 Anne-Catherine Tanguay 70-70„140 Paula Creamer 70-70„140 Nicole Broch Larsen 70-70„140 Eun-Hee Ji 69-71„140 Yani Tseng 69-71„140 Benyapa Niphatsophon 69-71„140 Emily Collins 69-71„140 Morgan Pressel 69-71„140 Celine Herbin 66-74„140 Katherine Kirk 66-74„140 Aditi Ashok 64-76„140Failed to Make the Cut Jane Park 73-68„141 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras 71-70„141 Wei-Ling Hsu 71-70„141 Sun Young Yoo 71-70„141 Kim Kaufman 70-71„141 Laetitia Beck 70-71„141 Marina Alex 70-71„141 Amy Olson 70-71„141 Amy Yang 69-72„141 Bronte Law 69-72„141 Brittany Lang 69-72„141 Jackie Stoelting 69-72„141 Kris Tamulis 68-73„141 Jessica Korda 68-73„141 Cydney Clanton 68-73„141 Juli Inkster 67-74„141 Su Oh 73-69„142 P.K. Kongkraphan 73-69„142 Mi Hyang Lee 73-69„142 Katie Burnett 71-71„142 Tiffany Chan 71-71„142 Emily Pedersen 71-71„142 Cindy LaCrosse 70-72„142 Ayako Uehara 70-72„142 Emma Talley 70-72„142 a-Dylan Kim 70-72„142 Jennifer Song 70-72„142 Megan Khang 70-72„142 Ola“ a Kristinsdottir 69-73„142 Jenny Shin 68-74„142 Cheyenne Woods 68-74„142 Danielle Kang 76-67„143 Maude-Aimee Leblanc 74-69„143 Madelene Sagstrom 73-70„143 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 72-71„143 Beatriz Recari 72-71„143 Lauren Coughlin 70-73„143 Kassidy Teare 70-73„143 Natalie Gulbis 69-74„143 Dani Holmqvist 69-74„143 Mi Jung Hur 68-75„143 Daniela Iacobelli 72-72„144 Caroline Masson 71-73„144 Jaye Marie Green 72-73„145 Jacqui Concolino 72-73„145 Sydnee Michaels 73-73„146 a-Maria Fassi 73-73„146 Camilla Lennarth 72-74„146 Hee Young Park 72-74„146 Lauren Kim 71-75„146 Nanna Koerstz Madsen 75-72„147 Gemma Dryburgh 75-72„147 Erynne Lee 74-73„147 Amelia Lewis 73-74„147 Alena Sharp 73-74„147 Leticia Ras-Anderica 72-75„147 Vicky Hurst 70-77„147 Jessy Tang 74-74„148 Hannah Green 72-76„148 Luna Sobron 70-78„148 Alison Lee 67-81„148 Jing Yan 75-74„149 Paula Reto 71-78„149 Joanna Klatten 78-73„151 In-Kyung Kim 70„WDEUROPEAN TOURBMW INTERNATIONAL OPENSaturdays leaders at Golf Club Gut Larchenof, Cologne, Germany Purse: $2.31 million. Yardage: 7,229; Par: 72 (36-36)Third RoundLucas Bjerregaard, Denmark 72-72-67„211 Chris Paisley, England 72-71-68„211 Martin Kaymer, Germany 72-68-71„211 Aaron Rai, England 69-71-71„211 Maximilian Kieffer, Germany 71-69-71„211 Scott Hend, Australia 71-67-73„211 Mikko Korhonen, Finland 71-72-69„212 Nico Geyger, Chile 70-69-73„212 Andres Romero, Argentina 71-75-67„213 Jose-Filipe Lima, Portugal 73-71-69„213 Andy Sullivan, England 71-72-70„213 Scott Jamieson, Scotland 69-74-70„213 Wade Ormsby, Australia 71-71-71„213 Thomas Pieters, Belgium 73-69-71„213 Matt Wallace, England 73-69-71„213 Soren Kjeldsen, Denmark 72-69-72„213AlsoDavid Lipsky, United States 74-71-69„214 Sergio Garcia, Spain 73-71-71„215 Chase Koepka, United States 75-72-70„217 Tommy Fleetwood, England 74-74-71„219 Julian Suri, United States 75-73-71„219WEB.COM TOURAIR CAPITAL CLASSICSaturdays leaders at Crestview CC, Wichita, Kan. Yardage: 6,926. Par: 70 (35-35)Third RoundScott Pinckney 67-64-67„198 Sebastian Cappelen 65-68-66„199 Brady Schnell 72-64-64„200 Cameron Champ 71-66-65„202 Wes Roach 70-67-65„202 Justin Hueber 70-68-65„203 Mark Blake“ eld 71-65-67„203 Brandon Hagy 71-65-67„203 Chris Thompson 70-64-69„203 Wyndham Clark 76-65-63„204 Vince Covello 72-69-63„204 Bryan Bigley 73-66-65„204 Tim Wilkinson 71-68-65„204 Chris Baker 70-69-65„204 Joseph Bramlett 72-64-68„204 Roger Sloan 67-68-69„204 Jos de Rodrguez 66-69-69„204 Ben Kohles 65-69-70„204 Patrick Newcomb 69-71-65„205 Billy Kennerly 70-69-66„205 Kurt Kitayama 66-70-69„205 Brad Hop“ nger 70-65-70„205 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 71-69-66„206 Ben Crancer 69-69-68„206 Ryan Brehm 73-65-68„206 Anders Albertson 70-68-68„206 Carlos Ortiz 71-66-69„206 Steven Alker 74-67-66„207 Henrik Norlander 69-71-67„207 Casey Wittenberg 72-68-67„207 Seth Reeves 69-71-67„207 Max Homa 71-68-68„207 Edward Loar 71-68-68„207 Matt Harmon 72-66-69„207 Ryan Yip 71-66-70„207 Scott Langley 71-65-71„207 Jared Wolfe 74-67-67„208 Adam Long 71-70-67„208 Fernando Mechereffe 72-69-67„208 Tag Ridings 73-67-68„208 William Kropp 69-71-68„208 Rico Hoey 69-70-69„208 Christian Brand 71-68-69„208 Jamie Arnold 70-69-69„208 Oscar Fraustro 72-66-70„208 Jin Park 69-68-71„208 Brian Richey 72-64-72„208 Dan McCarthy 71-65-72„208 Sam Burns 72-69-68„209 Luke Guthrie 70-71-68„209 Kyle Reifers 73-68-68„209 David Skinns 73-68-68„209 Mike Weir 68-72-69„209 Brendon de Jonge 72-68-69„209 Connor Arendell 69-71-69„209 Jim Knous 75-65-69„209 Cameron Percy 72-67-70„209 Alex Prugh 72-66-71„209 Max Rottluff 68-69-72„209 Kyle Jones 72-69-69„210 Taylor Moore 73-68-69„210 Brandon Matthews 74-67-69„210 Michael Hebert 69-71-70„210 Adam Svensson 71-69-70„210 Seth Fair 69-71-70„210 Erik Barnes 71-69-70„210 Matt Fast 69-71-70„210 Sean Kelly 74-65-71„210 Derek Ernst 73-65-72„210 Sepp Straka 74-67-70„211 Jos Toledo 72-68-71„211 Jonathan Hodge 70-68-73„211 Mason Overstreet 71-70-72„213 Seann Harlingten 76-64-73„213 Brett Drewitt 72-66-77„215 Eric Axley 70-71-75„216 Grant Leaver 73-67-76„216AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPTOYOTA/SAVE MART 350 LINEUPAfter qualifying Saturday, race today, at Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. Lap length: (road) 1.98 miles(Car number in parentheses)1. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 94.597 mph. 2. (78) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 94.484. 3. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 94.461. 4. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 94.227. 5. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 93.925. 6. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 93.856. 7. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 93.824. 8. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 93.756. 9. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 93.679. 10. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 93.409. 11. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 93.354. 12. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 92.309. 13. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 93.455. 14. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 93.454. 15. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 93.438. 16. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 93.372. 17. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 93.267. 18. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Ford, 93.265. 19. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 93.252. 20. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 93.241. 21. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 93.190. 22. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 93.126. 23. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 93.114. 24. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 93.066. 25. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 93.024. 26. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 93.017. 27. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 92.930. 28. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 92.490. 29. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 92.396. 30. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 92.290. 31. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 92.244. 32. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 92.145. 33. (15) Justin Marks, Chevrolet, 91.961. 34. (96) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 91.522. 35. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 91.179. 36. (51) Chris Cook, Ford, 90.536. 37. (00) Tomy Drissi, Chevrolet, 89.858. 38. (52) Cody Ware, Chevrolet, 89.220.NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCKEATON 200 LINEUPAfter Saturdays qualifying, race Saturday night, at Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, Ill.(Car number in parentheses) 1. (98) Grant En“ nger, Ford, 138.867 mph. 2. (46) Christian Eckes, Toyota, 138.594. 3. (18) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 138.402. 4. (24) Justin Haley, Chevrolet, 138.325. 5. (41) Ben Rhodes, Ford, 138.211. 6. (88) Matt Crafton, Ford, 138.198. 7. (8) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 138.126. 8. (4) Todd Gilliland, Toyota, 138.092. 9. (97) Jesse Little, Ford, 137.489. 10. (54) Zane Smith, Toyota, 137.396. 11. (16) Brett Mof“ tt, Toyota, 137.015. 12. (2) Cody Coughlin, Chevrolet, 136.853. 13. (21) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 137.358. 14. (13) Myatt Snider, Ford, 136.886. 15. (20) Tate Fogleman, Chevrolet, 136.591. 16. (52) Stewart Friesen, Chevrolet, 136.517. 17. (51) Riley Herbst, Toyota, 136.087. 18. (25) Dalton Sargeant, Chevrolet, 135.964. 19. (02) Austin Hill, Chevrolet, 135.964. 20. (42) Chad Finley, Chevrolet, 134.533. 21. (45) Justin Fontaine, Chevrolet, 134.104. 22. (49) Wendell Chavous, Chevrolet, 133.917. 23. (50) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 135.176. 24. (63) Kevin Donahue, Chevrolet, 133.266. 25. (22) Austin Self, Chevrolet, 133.258. 26. (3) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, 132.892. 27. (87) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 132.423. 28. (15) Bryant Barnhill, Chevrolet, Owner Points 29. (10) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevrolet, Owner Points 30. (83) Tyler Matthews, Chevrolet, Owner Points 31. (6) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, Owner Points 32. (33) Josh Reaume, Chevrolet, Owner PointsFailed to qualify 33. (74) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 131.310. 34. (0) Camden Murphy, Chevrolet, 130.510.VERIZON INDYCARKOHLER GRAND PRIX LINEUPAfter Saturdays qualifying, race today, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. With qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, engine, time and speed in parentheses: 1. (1) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 1:43.2026 (140.020 mph) 2. (12) Will Power, Chevrolet, 1:43.2508 (139.954) 3. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 1:43.3811 (139.778) 4. (27) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 1:43.4361 (139.704) 5. (6) Robert Wickens, Honda, 1:43.7121 (139.332) 6. (18) Sebastien Bourdais, Honda, 1:43.7332 (139.304) 7. (30) Takuma Sato, Honda, 1:43.1108 (140.144) 8. (9) Scott Dixon, Honda, 1:43.1769 (140.055) 9. (15) Graham Rahal, Honda, 1:43.1874 (140.040) 10. (21) Spencer Pigot, Chevrolet, 1:43.1995 (140.024) 11. (26) Zach Veach, Honda, 1:43.2265 (139.987) 12. (10) Ed Jones, Honda, 1:43.3544 (139.814) 13. (20) Jordan King, Chevrolet, 1:43.7356 (139.300) 14. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 1:43.4153 (139.732) 15. (98) Marco Andretti, Honda, 1:43.9843 (138.967) 16. (5) James Hinchcliffe, Honda, 1:43.8591 (139.135) 17. (19) Zachary Claman De Melo, Honda, 1:44.0189 (138.921) 18. (14) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 1:44.1165 (138.791) 19. (23) Charlie Kimball, Chevrolet, 1:45.1161 (137.471) 20. (4) Matheus Leist, Chevrolet, 1:44.3438 (138.488) 21. (32) Alfonso Celis Jr, Chevrolet, 1:45.5584 (136.895) 22. (59) Max Chilton, Chevrolet, 1:44.3442 (138.488) 23. (88) Gabby Chaves, Chevrolet, 1:44.6258 (138.115)FORMULA ONEFRENCH GRAND PRIX LINEUPAfter qualifying Saturday, race today 1. Lewis Hamilton, England, Mercedes, 1:30.029. 2. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 1:30,147. 3. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 1:30.400. 4. Max Verstappen, Netherlands, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:30.705. 5. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:30.895. 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 1:31.057. 7. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 1:32:126. 8. Charles Leclerc, Monaco, Sauber Ferrari, 1:32.635. 9. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Hass Ferrari, 1:32.930. 10. Romain Grosjean, France, Hass Ferrari, DNF. Eliminated after second session 11. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 1:32.075. 12. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 1:32.115. 13. Sergio Perez, Mexico, Force India Mercedes, 1:32.454. 14. Pierre Gasly, France, Toro Rosso Honda, 1:32.460. 15. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 1:32.820. Eliminated after “ rst session 16. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 1:32.976. 17. Brendon Hartley, New Zealand, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:33.025. 18. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 1:33.162. 19. Sergey Sirotkin, Russia, Williams Mercedes, 1:33.636. 20. Lance Stroll, Canada, Williams Mercedes, 1:33.729.NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACINGSUMMITT RACING EQUIPMENT NATIONALS PAIRINGSSaturday at Summit Racing Equipment, Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.Top Fuel1. Clay Millican, 3.750 seconds, 332.67 mph vs. 16. Dom Lagana, 5.039, 140.69. 2. Brittany Force, 3.770, 328.94 vs. 15. Terry McMillen, 4.383, 224.88. 3. Steve Torrence, 3.786, 328.62 vs. 14. Chris Karamesines, 4.096, 295.98. 4. Tony Schumacher, 3.792, 330.63 vs. 13. Kyle Wurtzel, 4.037, 250.69. 5. Antron Brown, 3.805, 327.27 vs. 12. Blake Alexander, 3.983, 306.46. 6. Mike Salinas, 3.818, 313.07 vs. 11. Luigi Novelli, 3.974, 292.65. 7. Pat Dakin, 3.833, 328.86 vs. 10. Richie Crampton, 3.888, 316.60. 8. Leah Pritchett, 3.838, 324.98 vs. 9. Doug Kalitta, 3.844, 320.74. Did Not Qualify: 17. Scott Palmer, 5.484, 125.11. 18. Audrey Worm, 12.635, 56.10.Funny Car1. Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 3.935, 327.66 vs. 16. John Smith, Toyota Camry, 4.302, 277.66. 2. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 3.961, 322.65 vs. 15. Jeff Diehl, Camry, 4.258, 304.67. 3. Matt Hagan, Charger, 3.981, 325.22 vs. 14. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.209, 245.81. 4. John Force, Camaro, 3.991, 325.22 vs. 13. Jim Campbell, Charger, 4.198, 298.21. 5. Robert Hight, Camaro, 4.017, 322.27 vs. 12. Dale Creasy Jr., Dodge Stratus, 4.143, 313.95. 6. Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 4.032, 314.61 vs. 11. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.101, 308.57. 7. J.R. Todd, Camry, 4.044, 315.27 vs. 10. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.065, 318.92. 8. Shawn Langdon, Camry, 4.050, 308.71 vs. 9. Del Worsham, Camry, 4.056, 312.57. Did Not Qualify: 17. Cruz Pedregon, 4.302, 211.86. 18. Jonnie Lindberg, 5.381, 153.67.Pro Stock1. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Camaro, 6.612, 208.46 vs. 16. Charlie Westcott Jr., Ford Mustang, 6.963, 200.80. 2. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.621, 208.78 vs. 15. Kenny Delco, Camaro, 6.951, 205.98. 3. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.622, 207.75 vs. 14. Wally Stroupe, Camaro, 6.840, 202.97. 4. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.630, 207.72 vs. 13. John Gaydosh Jr, Chevrolet Camaro, 6.780, 204.88. 5. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.632, 207.46 vs. 12. Deric Kramer, Camaro, 6.647, 208.04. 6. Tanner Gray, Camaro, 6.635, 208.39 vs. 11. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.646, 208.78. 7. Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.638, 208.55 vs. 10. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.645, 207.27. 8. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.641, 207.75 vs. 9. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.643, 208.39. Did Not Qualify: 17. Alan Prusiensky, 7.664, 186.30.Pro Stock Motorcycle1. Matt Smith, Victory, 6.866, 195.39 vs. 16. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.020, 190.94. 2. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.872, 196.85 vs. 15. Ryan Oehler, Buell, 7.017, 191.35. 3. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.899, 193.24 vs. 14. Joey Gladstone, Suzuki, 7.008, 189.71. 4. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.911, 194.58 vs. 13. Scotty Pollacheck, Suzuki, 6.976, 191.51. 5. Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.911, 195.39 vs. 12. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.975, 195.70. 6. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.915, 195.14 vs. 11. Cory Reed, Buell, 6.954, 193.85. 7. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.925, 194.80 vs. 10. Mark Paquette, Buell, 6.940, 192.55. 8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.929, 190.92 vs. 9. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.938, 194.66. Did Not Qualify: 17. Marc Ingwersen, 7.043, 190.19. 18. Kelly Clontz, 7.064, 191.32. 19. Ron Tornow, 7.158, 188.75. 20. Karen Stoffer, 7.304, 172.10.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 10 3 3 33 33 19 New York Red Bulls 9 4 2 29 33 16 New York City FC 8 3 4 28 30 20 Columbus 7 4 6 27 22 16 New England 6 4 6 24 27 23 Philadelphia 6 7 3 21 20 21 Orlando City 6 9 1 19 24 33 Chicago 5 7 4 19 23 28 Montreal 6 11 0 18 20 31 Toronto FC 4 7 3 15 23 27 D.C. United 2 6 4 10 19 24 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GASporting Kansas City 8 2 5 29 28 14 FC Dallas 8 2 5 29 24 17 Los Angeles FC 7 4 3 24 29 24 Vancouver 6 6 5 23 26 34 Real Salt Lake 7 7 1 22 19 29 Portland 6 3 4 22 20 18 Houston 6 5 3 21 29 21 Los Angeles Galaxy 6 7 2 20 22 23 Minnesota United 5 8 1 16 17 26 Seattle 3 8 2 11 10 17 San Jose 2 9 4 10 24 31 Colorado 2 9 3 9 16 26 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieSaturdays GamesPhiladelphia 4, Vancouver 0 New York 3, FC Dallas 0 Montreal 2, Orlando City 0 Houston at Sporting Kansas City, late Minnesota United at Colorado, late Chicago at Seattle, late San Jose at Real Salt Lake, late Columbus at Los Angeles FC, lateTodays GamesPortland at Atlanta United FC, 4:30 p.m. Toronto FC at New York City FC, 5 p.m.Friday, June 29FC Dallas at Minnesota United, 8 p.m.Saturday, June 30Portland at Seattle, 4:30 p.m. Orlando City at Atlanta United FC, 7 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Montreal, 7 p.m. D.C. United at New England, 7:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. New York City FC at Chicago, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Los Angeles FC, 8 p.m. LA Galaxy at San Jose, 10 p.m.Sunday, July 1New York at Toronto FC, 4:30 p.m. Colorado at Vancouver, 7 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 11 0 3 36 29 12 Orlando 6 3 4 22 20 15 Seattle 5 3 4 19 14 12 Chicago 4 3 7 19 19 17 Portland 5 4 4 18 19 18 Utah 3 4 5 14 9 11 Houston 3 5 5 14 14 20 Washington 2 8 4 10 10 18 Sky Blue FC 0 9 2 2 8 19 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.Fridays GamePortland 3, Houston 1Saturdays GamesNorth Carolina 4, Seattle 1 Orlando 1, Washington 0 Chicago 2, Utah 0Wednesdays GamesOrlando at Houston, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Seattle, 10 p.m. Portland at Sky Blue, 10:30 p.m.Saturday, June 30North Carolina at Orlando, 3:30 p.m. Sky Blue at Utah, 10 p.m. Portland at Seattle, 10 p.m.Sunday, July 1Washington at Chicago, 6 p.m.2018 U.S. MENS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Record: Won 2, Lost 0, Tied 3)Sunday, Jan. 28 United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 „ United States 1, Paraguay 0 Monday, May 28 „ United States 3, Bolivia 0 Saturday, June 2 „ Ireland 1, United States 1 Saturday, June 9 „ United States 1, France 1 Friday, Sept. 7 „ vs. Brazil at East Rutherford, N.J. (tentative) Tuesday, Sept. 11 „ vs. Mexico at Nashville, Tenn., 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 „ vs. England at London (tentative) Tuesday, Nov. 20 „ vs. Italy (tentative)FIFA WORLD CUPAll times Eastern 3 points for win, 1 for tie x-advanced to second roundFIRST ROUNDGROUP A W T L GF GA Pts x-Russia 2 0 0 8 1 6 x-Uruguay 2 0 0 2 0 6 Egypt 0 0 2 1 4 0 Saudi Arabia 0 0 2 0 6 0 June 14 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0 June 15 At Ekaterinburg, Russia Uruguay 1, Egypt 0 June 19 At St. Petersburg, Russia Russia 3, Egypt 1 June 20 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Uruguay 1, Saudi Arabia 0 Monday At Samara, Russia Uruguay vs. Russia, 10 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, 10 a.m. GROUP B W T L GF GA Pts Portugal 1 1 0 4 3 4 Spain 1 1 0 4 3 4 Iran 1 0 1 1 1 3 Morocco 0 0 2 0 2 0 June 15 At St. Petersburg, Russia Iran 1, Morocco 0 At Sochi, Russia Portugal 3, Spain 3, tie June 20 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Portugal 1, Morocco 0 At Kazan, Russia Spain 1, Iran 0 Monday At Kaliningrad, Russia Spain vs. Morocco, 2 p.m. At Saransk, Russia Iran vs. Portugal, 2 p.m. GROUP C W T L GF GA Pts x-France 2 0 0 3 1 6 Denmark 1 1 0 2 1 4 Australia 0 1 1 2 3 1 Peru 0 0 2 0 2 0 June 16 At Kazan, Russia France 2, Australia 1 At Saransk, Russia Denmark 1, Peru 0 June 21 At Samara, Russia Denmark 1, Australia 1, tie At Ekaterinburg, Russia France 1, Peru 0 Tuesday At Moscow (Luzhniki) Denmark vs. France, 10 a.m. At Sochi, Russia Australia vs. Peru, 10 a.m. GROUP D W T L GF GA Pts x-Croatia 2 0 0 5 0 6 Nigeria 1 0 1 2 2 3 Iceland 0 1 1 1 3 1 Argentina 0 1 1 1 4 1 June 16 At Moscow (Spartak) Argentina 1, Iceland 1, tie At Kaliningrad, Russia Croatia 2, Nigeria 0 June 21 At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Croatia 3, Argentina 0Friday At Volgograd, RussiaNigeria 2, Iceland 0 Tuesday At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Iceland vs. Croatia, 2 p.m. At St. Petersburg, Russia Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2 p.m. GROUP E W T L GF GA Pts Brazil 1 1 0 3 1 4 Switzerland 1 1 0 3 2 4 Serbia 1 0 1 2 2 3 Costa Rica 0 0 2 0 3 0 June 17 At Samara, Russia Serbia 1, Costa Rica 0 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Brazil 1, Switzerland 1, tie Friday At St. Petersburg, Russia Brazil 2, Costa Rica 0 At Kaliningrad, Russia Switzerland 2, Serbia 1 Wednesday At Moscow (Spartak) Serbia vs. Brazil, 2 p.m. At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, 2 p.m. GROUP F W T L GF GA Pts Mexico 2 0 0 3 1 6 Germany 1 0 1 2 2 3 Sweden 1 0 1 2 2 3 Republic of (South) Korea 0 0 2 1 3 0 June 17 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Mexico 1, Germany 0 June 18 At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Sweden 1, Republic of (South) Korea 0 Saturday At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Mexico 2, Republic of (South) Korea 1 At Sochi, Russia Germany 2, Sweden 1 Wednesday At Ekaterinburg, Russia Mexico vs. Sweden, 10 a.m. At Kazan Russia Korea Republic vs. Germany, 10 a.m. GROUP G W T L GF GA Pts Belgium 2 0 0 8 2 6 England 1 0 0 2 1 3 Panama 0 0 1 0 3 0 Tunisia 0 0 2 3 7 0 June 18 At Sochi, Russia Belgium 3, Panama 0 At Volgograd, Russia England 2, Tunisia 1 Saturday At Moscow (Spartak) Belgium 5, Tunisia 2 Today At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia England vs. Panama, 8 a.m. Thursday At Kaliningrad, Russia England vs. Belgium, 2 p.m. At Saransk, Russia Panama vs. Tunisia, 2 p.m. GROUP H W T L GF GA Pts Japan 1 0 0 2 1 3 Senegal 1 0 0 2 1 3 Colombia 0 0 1 1 2 0 Poland 0 0 1 1 2 0 June 19 At Saransk, Russia Japan 2, Colombia 1 At Moscow (Spartak) Senegal 2, Poland 1 Today At Ekaterinburg, Russia Japan vs. Senegal, 11 a.m. At Kazan, Russia Poland vs. Colombia, 2 p.m. Thursday At Samara, Russia Senegal vs. Colombia, 10 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Japan vs. Poland, 10 a.m.SECOND ROUNDSaturday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 3QUARTERFINALSFriday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7PRO BASKETBALLWNBAAll times EasternEASTERN C ONFERENCE W L PCT GB Washington 8 5 .615 „ Connecticut 7 5 .583 Atlanta 7 6 .538 1 New York 4 7 .364 3 Chicago 3 9 .250 4 Indiana 1 12 .077 7WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Los Angeles 9 3 .750 „ Phoenix 10 4 .714 „ Seattle 9 4 .692 Dallas 6 5 .545 2 Minnesota 6 6 .500 3 Las Vegas 5 9 .357 5Fridays GamesAtlanta 75, Connecticut 70 Dallas 101, Los Angeles 70 Las Vegas 88, New York 78 Seattle 72, Indiana 63 Washington 93, Chicago 77 Minnesota 83, Phoenix 72Saturdays GamesNone scheduledTodays GamesSeattle at Dallas, 4 p.m. New York at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Chicago, 6 p.m. Connecticut at Indiana, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Las Vegas, 6 p.m.Mondays GamesNone scheduledTENNISATP WORLD TOURGERRY WEBER OPENSaturay at Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, Germany; Purse: $2.3 million (WT500); Surface: Grass-OutdoorMens Singles Semi“ nalsRoger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 7-6 (1), 7-5. Borna Coric, Croatia, def. Roberto Bautista Agut (4), Spain, 3-2 retired.Mens Doubles Semi“ nalsAlexander and Mischa Zverev, Germany, def. Nikola Mektic, Croatia, and Alexander Peya (2), Austria, 6-3, 3-6, 10-5.FEVER-TREE CHAMPIONSHIPSSarturday at The Queens Club, London Purse: $2.3 million (WT500); Surface: Grass-OutdoorMens Singles Semi“ nalsMarin Cilic (1), Croatia, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4). Novak Djokovic, Serbia, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 7-6 (5), 6-4.MENS DOUBLES SEMIFINALSJamie Murray, Britain, and Bruno Soares (4), Brazil, def. Oliver Marach, Austria, and Mate Pavic (1), Croatia, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 10-7.WTA TOURMALLORCA OPENSaturday at Tennis Club Santa Ponsa, Mallorca, Spain Purse: $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Grass-OutdoorWomens Singles Semi“ nalsTatjana Maria, Germany, def. So“ a Kenin, United States, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4. Anastasija Sevastova (3), Latvia, def. Sam Stosur, Australia, 7-6 (1), 6-1.Womens Doubles Semi“ nalsLucie Safarova and Barbora Stefkova, Czech Republic, def. Lesley Kerkhove, Netherlands, and Lidziya Marozava, Belarus, 6-0, 6-4.NATURE VALLEY CLASSICSaturday at Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham, England Purse: $936,128 (Premier); Surface: Grass-OutdoorWomens Singles Semi“ nalsMagdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, def. Barbora Strycova, Czech Republic, 7-6 (1), 6-4. Petra Kvitova (4), Czech Republic, def. Mihaela Buzarnescu, Romania, 6-3, 6-2.Womens Doubles Semi“ nalsTimea Babos, Hungary, and Kristina Mladenovic (1), France, def. Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova (4), Czech Republic, 7-5 7-6 (6). Elise Mertens, Belgium, and Demi Schuurs, Netherlands, def. Nicole Melichar, United States, and Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, 6-3, 2-6, 10-7.TRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES „ Recalled LHP Donnie Har t from Norfolk (IL). Optioned INF Steve Wilkerson to Norfolk. BOSTON RED SOX „ Recalled INF Tzu-Wei Lin from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned LHP Robby Scott to Pawtucket. CHICAGO WHITE SOX „ Returned RHP Thyago Vieira to Charlotte (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Recalled OF Nick Martini from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt and LHP Danny Coulombe to Nashville.National LeagueCOLORADO ROCKIES „ Recalled INF Pat Valaika from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned RHP Yency Almonte to Albuquerque. MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Recalled INF Brad Miller from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned OF Domingo Santana to Colorado Springs. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Reinstated OF Corey Dickerson from the family medical emergency leave list. Optioned 2B Adam Frazier to Indianapolis (IL). SAN FRANCISO GIANTS „ Optioned OF Mac Williamson to Sacramento (PCL). Recalled OF Austin Slater from Sacramento.


Page 6 SP Sunday, June 24, 2018 / The SunBy RONALD BLUMAssociated PressMOSCOW „ American soccer fans: Icelands prime minister wants your support. The United States is absent from the World Cup for the first time since 1986, which means up to 325 million Americans are temporarily free agents. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir says her island nation about 900 miles (1,450 kilometers) off Norways coast is the perfect pick for their passion. Iceland is the least-populous country ever at soccers showcase with just 350,000. We can do with more supporters. We absolutely need them,Ž she said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. Weve got a lot of support from people around the world. I think a lot of people like the way the Icelandic team played. I think the team spirit really was something that people liked.Ž Costa Rica, Egypt, Morocco, Peru and Saudi Arabia already are out, and Argentina is on the verge of elimination, but alluring alternatives remain for those still unsure how to release their pent-up fervor with no U.S. redwhite-and-blue to root for. About 200,000 tickets were bought by American residents for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, second behind only the host nation and up from approximately 130,000 four years earlier in South Africa. The U.S. remains second this year, but the total is down to approximately 87,000, FIFA said. That means more soccer supporters back home. Reyka Vodka set up viewing parties in a dozen or so states to recruit fans for Strakarnir Okkar,Ž the nickname of Icelands Our Boys.Ž Viet Lam, a 35-year-old emergency room pharmacist from Seattle, was at The George & Dragon Pub to watch Icelands 2-0 loss Friday to Nigeria, which started at 8 a.m. PDT. 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The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday to move ever closer to a spot in the round of 16. We didnt listen to the criticism,Ž said Javier Hernandez, one of the scorers against South Korea. It was just noise.Ž Mexico opened its World Cup by upsetting defending champion Germany 1-0. A second victory on Saturday gives it six points and a chance to win Group F on Wednesday when the team faces Sweden. We want the Mexican people to enjoy this. We are going to enjoy it,Ž Hernandez said. But as of tomorrow we will be working hard thinking about Sweden and regardless of the results of the matches against Germany and South Korea, we are going to go out there to get the three points.Ž Hernandez and Carlos Vela scored a goal each at Rostov Arena. Vela converted from the penalty spot in the 26th minute after Jang Hyunsoo handled the ball while trying to stop a cross from Andres Guardado. Hernandez added the second in the 66th, scoring his 50th goal for Mexico. He hit the ball low past goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo after collecting a pass from Hirving Lozano.WORLD CUP: MEXICO 1, SOUTH KOREA 1Mexicos victory over South Korea silences criticsBy TIM BOOTHAssociated PressSOCHI, Russia „ The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Swedens penalty area. With the score tied in the fifth minute of stoppage time, Kroos seemed to remind Reus of a tricky set play from training that will live in World Cup lore. Down to 10 men after Jerome Boateng was given a second yellow card, Germany rallied for a 2-1 victory over Sweden on Saturday to suddenly revive its title defense thanks to a strike from Kroos that caught the Swedes by surprise and wont soon be forgotten in Germany. The fact Toni Kroos put it away is just incredible,Ž Reus said. Hes shown that talent on previous occasions but really in this case it was practically the very last opportunity to win this match.Ž Kroos lined up for a free kick as if he was going for goal but just tapped the ball to Reus, who held it with his toe as the defenders paused. Kroos swung his right foot, curling the ball past a spinning Sebastian Larsson and over the outstretched hand of diving goalkeeper Robin Olsen. The Swedes watched the ball go in, mouths open in disbelief. The Germans ran to Kroos and erupted in emotional relief. Happy of course. It was a tough game again today for us,Ž Kroos said. We suffered. ... If you dont score an early goal and we have the chances then its going to be difficult until the end. It was, but now of course were happy because I think we also deserved the victory.ŽWORLD CUP: GERMANY 2, SWEDEN 1Kroos scores late to give Germany win over Sweden By GENARO C. ARMASAssociated PressELKHART LAKE, Wis. „ Robert Wickens emerged from his trailer after a meeting with engineers, taking a brief break after practice at Road America. Finally, the IndyCar rookie has to get ready for a race at the rural Wisconsin road course. Wickens is off to an impressive start this weekend at Road America, a year after taking his first IndyCar spin around the 4-mile track as a substitute driver for Mikhail Aleshin for one day of practice. Now the Canadian, a former DTM star, has the full-time IndyCar ride. Hell stay in the drivers seat of the No. 6 car for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the 222-mile Kohler Grand Prix on Sunday. When I drove the free practice here last year ... this was just kind of a (check off) a bucket-list item, driving IndyCar on one of the best tracks in America,Ž Wickens said Saturday. A year later, Im a full-time IndyCar driver,Ž he added. This is a new car, its a new season and so far its going well.Ž Wickens will start fifth on Sunday, building on top-five finishes in all three practice rounds at Road America this weekend. It helps that Wickens feels comfortable on road courses. He put up impressive times this weekend at Road America despite not actually racing at the course since 2007. Im at home a road course. I can jump into this IndyCar and Im confident right away I can be quick,Ž he said as crew members worked on the car in the garage after practice. Still, a year ago, he held back while subbing for Aleshin. The Russian driver had brief troubles returning to the United States after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Because if you put it all on the line and you crash,Ž Wickens said, you look like that idiot who crashed when you were just reserving for someone else.Ž Back then, Wickens said he was happy driving in Europe in DTM with MercedesAMG Motorsport. But he made the move to IndyCar this year after Mercedes said it was pulling out of the series. Wickens grew up with fellow Schmidt driver James Hinchcliffe, who recommended Wickens in the first place to fill in last year for Aleshin. Wickens and Hinchcliffe were karting teammates as teens in Canada. Hinchcliffe said he tried to sit backŽ and let team members come to their own conclusions about Wickens.IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road AmericaAP PHOTOIn this May 21, 2018 file photo Robert Wickens, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. AUTO RACING: IndyCar AP PHOTOMinele Freitas celebrates a Brazil goal while watching the World Cup match against Costa Rica, Friday at a cafe in Framingham, Mass. Brazil defeated Costa Rica 2-0. SOCCER: World CupFree-agent fansIceland, Mexico, England compete for World Cup support from AmericansBy GREG BEACHAMAssociated PressSONOMA, Calif. „ William Byron recently got instruction on the finer points of road racing from two coaches. He also used a simulator, did countless hours of study and drove Saturday in the K&N Pro Series race to prepare for his first NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway. I feel like Ive made some good progress on the road courses this year,Ž Byron said after finishing third in the K&N race. The 20-year-old rookie still realizes that nothing substitutes for experience on the winding turns and changing elevation of this unique track. Even then, its awfully difficult for any oval-centric driver to sustain any career success in a race that hasnt had a repeat winner since 2000. Byron is a quick study, though: He qualified in eighth in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet on Saturday, putting himself in position to be a player Sunday in a race that nearly anybody can win. (On Friday) I really started getting my rhythm of what I needed to do better,Ž Byron said. I kind of put that all together (Saturday) to try to get where we need to be. It was a lot of fun. I really enjoyed it. It was cool.Ž Sonoma is a highly enjoyable stop on the Cup circuit for most of the drivers, but its even more fun for their families and sponsors, who flock to Northern California for a pleasant weekend. The areas gracious vibe contrasts sharply with the difficult racing for drivers on a circuit with only three non-oval courses on its schedule. These are the types of events where, honestly, nobody cares about the race except us,Ž Kevin Harvick said. Everybody has a hell of a time when they come to Sonoma, because they can bring their wife, bring their friends, and the sponsors all come and we have big events. It could be the best race youve ever seen at Sonoma or the worst race, but everybody is going to have a great time.Ž Byron isnt the only driver doing extra preparation for those sharp turns, though. Aric Almirola has struggled mightily on road courses throughout his career, and he never finished better than 14th in six career starts at Sonoma. He has rededicated himself to learning the skill for Stewart-Haas Racing.AUTO RACING: NASCARDrivers embrace Sonoma challenge


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Page 6 Sunday, June 24, 2018 adno=50536328 Sandhill Healing Center, Inc.Your Wellness Destination Serving Charlotte County Since 1992 BEST OF CHARLOTTECurrent Location: 24451 Sandhill Blvd., Suite B at Kings Hwy, Port Charlotte, Fl 33983 Moving Soon to: 24901 Sandhill Blvd. Suite 7&8, Deep Creek Commons, Port Charlotte, FL 33983 1st Place Accupuncturist 2015 & 2017 Finalist Accupuncturist 2015 & 2017MM30714 MA50407 MA20202 Proudly Serving Veterans Thank You For Your Vote#102 Accupuncturist Dr. Cecelia CheechŽ Hill #135 Massage Therapist Kelly Dinnan Suzie Boland-Pauley #571 Massage Therapy Accupuncture Medical Thermography Massage Traditional Chinese Medicine2005 2014 2015 2017 adno=50536886 CAYO COSTA DENTALFREDERICK J. FOX III, DMD PAState-Of-The-Art Dentistry In Historic Punta GordaPreventive/Restorative € Periodontal Therapy € Crown & Bridge € Root Canal Therapy € Teeth Whitening € Nitrous Oxide Available € Laser Gum Therapy € Extractions € Dental Implants € Treatment of Halitosis € Oral Sedation/Anxiolysis D9230Children Welcome New & Emergency Patients WelcomeThank you Charlotte County for voting Dr. Fox the Reader's Choice pick for the top Dentist the last two years.We would appreciate your votes for 2018.316 W. Helen Ave., Punta Gorda ( 3/10 miles S. of Charlotte Harbor on US 41 Southbound)Mon.-Thurs. 8:00-4:00 € Fri. 9:00-12:00Frederick J. Fox III, DMD PAwww.cayocostadental” .com0% “ nancing with approved credit. 941-575-1446 If youve stopped doing the activities you enjoy because of ankle or foot problems, our specialized doctors can get you back in action and living life to the fullest. We offer state-ofthe-art facilities and a full complement of treatments …from skin disorders to reconstructive surgery.FootandAnkleCenters ofCharlotteCountyDOCTORSPuntaGordaOffice MilusProfessionalCtr. 352MilusStreet941-639-0025PortCharlotteOffice HarborProfessionalCentre 3406TamiamiTrailSuite#1941-627-51612LOCATIONS SamirVakil,DPM PamelaHumpel,DPM AndreWilliams,DPM ArloYaege,DPM TaNikaHarlis,DPM Medicareandmostinsuranceplansacceptedwww.ccfootcare.comadno=50536897 2017


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 7 adno=50534844Extra Special Care We provide a full spectrum of diagnostic and treatment procedures for maintaining well-being, treating illnesses, injuries and also deal with acute needs. Dr. Joseph Ravid is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at USF. 713 E. Marion Ave € Suite 1211 € Punta Gorda 941.505.2100 Joseph Ravid M.D, F.A.A.F.P Natalie Ruland ARNP, FNP-BC Rae Ann High ARNP, AGP-BCThank you for voting Dr. Ravid for “ rst place in Family Medicine in 2017. We'd appreciate your votes for 2018. 2016-2017 adno=50534841 PROFESSIONAL HEARING CARE PERSONAL SERVICE Dr. Ricardo GauthierThank You For Voting Us The Best Audiologists For The Last 15 Years. Wed Greatly Appreciate Your Vote Again. PERSONAL SERVICE(941) 505-0400100 Madrid Blvd., Suite 214, Punta Gorda www.harboraudiology.netHEARING EVALUATIONS DIGITAL HEARING AIDS ALL MAKE REPAIR 2016 20172003-2007 2008-2017 25097 E. Olympia Avenue, Ste. 202, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (941) McDonnell Dermatology Technology Leader in Charlotte County ty y Jonelle McDonn ell, MD D elle McDonnell Board Certified M ell M ed ed d Nora A. Davis, s ora A. Dav ARNP P P We Appreciate Your Votes in the Past, and Would Appreciate Your Support Again This Year! S S UPERFICIAL L S U R R R R R R R ADIO PERFI IO IO T T T T T HERAPY Y Y Non on n Melanoma ma Skin Cancer Treatment No Cut u t u t No Pain n n No Downtime m e m e me o o w t e Non Scarring Option n n S P UP SRT PE RT ERFIC ERFI ERF T T T 100 CIA 0 0 ’ L A L L ’ Skin Cancer kin Can Sk Psoriasis r c e r is is Psoriasi is Phototherapy py py py ototherap Rash p p y erap h h ARNP M NP P kinCanc e Sk r kinCanc e Sk r c e r M D C S S Chemical Peels l s l s e m i c a l P e Botox x e e l l P e x x x x B o t o x Botox x x x x x x x Radiesse e e Radiesse Radiess se e e e e Juvederm m m e e m Juveder m J u v e d e r m m m m m m Laser Treatments ts ts 2017adno=50536504 ARNP-BC Best Interior Window Treatments Ballot #366 Under Shopping and EntertainmentBest Interior Decorator Ballot #133 Under Professional Person 2009-2017 Decorator/Owner June Amara We appreciate Your Votes! Let Our Vision Enhance Your ViewŽ4680 Placida Rd., ENGLEWOOD (941) 828-0000 254 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., PUNTA GORDA (941) Exclusive Alustra Showcase Dealer adno=50537135


Page 8 Sunday, June 24, 2018 adno=50534801 Readers' Choice forShopping & Entertainment1. Print clearly, at least 10 of your favorites below. Ballots with less than 10 favorites will not be counted. Illegible ballots will not be counted. Be sure to include the full company name. 2. Complete your information to the right of these instructions. 3. Mail or deliver your ballot before 5 pm, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to: Readers' Choice Charlotte Sun, 23170 Harborview Rd., Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980.OFFICIAL BALLOT……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… YOUR NAME ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ADDRESS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… CITY/STATE/ZIP ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… PHONE AGE SIGNATUREBALLOT# CATEGORY NOMINEEBALLOT# CATEGORY NOMINEEMUST SUBMIT AT LEAST 10 ENTRIES FOR YOUR BALLOT TO QUALIFY.300 Antiques 301 Appliances 302 Art Gallery 303 Arts & Crafts 304 Bait & Tackle Shop 305 Beachwear/Resort Wear 306 Bicycle Shop 307 Billiards Hall 308 Bingo Hall 309 Boat Broker, Used 310 Boat Dealer, New 311 Boat Clubs: Yacht 312 Boat & Utility Trailer Dealer 313 Boat, Sail 314 Bookstore 315 Bowling Lanes 316 Bridal Store/Formal Wear 317 Car Dealer, New (Domestic) 318 Car Dealer, New (Import) 319 Car Dealer, New (Luxury) 320 Car Dealer, New (Truck/SUV) 321 Car Dealer, Used 322 Cards & Stationery 323 Carpet/Flooring Store 324 Casual Wear, Men 325 Casual Wear, Women 326 Christmas Ornaments & Supplies 327 Ceiling Fans 328 Charter Boat 329 Cigar/Tobacco 330 Citrus 331 Clothing, Children 332 Clothing, Men 333 Clothing, Women 334 Collectibles 335 Computer Sales 336 Consignment Shop, Furniture Store 337 Consignment Shop, Ladies 338 Consignment Shop, Thrift Store 339 Cosmetics 340 Crystal 341 Department Store 342 Diamonds 343 Discount Store 344 DJ 345 E-Cigarettes 346 Electronics 347 Fabric 348 Fine China 349 Fishing Charter Service 350 Flea Market 351 Florist 352 Furniture Store 353 Gaming Casino 354 Gift Shop 355 Golf Course 356 Golf Driving Range 357 Golf Store 358 Gourmet Food 359 Granite Supplier 360 Gun Shop 361 Hardware Store 362 Health Food 363 Hearing Aids 364 Home Building Supplies 365 Hurricane Shutters 366 Interior Window Treatments 367 Jewelry 368 Karaoke 369 Kayak & SUP Sales 370 Kitchen and Bath 371 Lawn/Garden Supplies 372 Lighting Fixtures 373 Liquor Store 374 Live Entertainment 375 Marine Parts & Accessories 376 Mattresses 377 Motorcycle Dealer 378 Murphy Beds 379 Musical instruments 380 Night Club 381 Of“ ce Supplies 382 Paint 383 Paint Your Own 384 Patio Furniture 385 Pawn Shop 386 Pet Boutique 387 Pet Supplies 388 Pool & Spa Supplies 389 Pottery 390 Rugs 391 RV Sales New & Used 392 Scrapbooking Store 393 Sewing Center 394 Shoes 395 Shopping Destination 396 Silk Florals 397 Sports Bar 398 Sports Equipment 399 Storage Sheds 400 Supermarket 401 Tattoo Studio 402 Televisions 403 Tennis Facility 404 Theatre Production Company 405 Vacuum Cleaners 406 Wave Runner/ATV Dealer 2018 2018


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 9 adno=50538053 VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE BICYCLE SHOP for the past 14 years and AGAIN in 2017!!!!!Ballot #306 BEST BICYCLE SHOP 941-639-ACME (2263) Crosstrails Center, 615 Cross St SB41, Punta Gorda WWW.ACMEBICYCLESHOP.COM 2003-2016 READERS CHOICE AWARD2017adno=50537972Please Vote For Us!Pottery (Category #389) 18440 Paulson Dr., Suite B, Port Charlotte, FL 33954www.acergranite” Mon-Fri 9-5 € Sat 9-Noon € Closed SundayWe have the LARGEST GRANITE INVENTORY in Charlotte County, with over 800 slabs to select from on our lot!Ballot #359 Granite Supplieradno=50536772Custom countertops and superior service!Ž QUALITY AND SERVICE SET US APART READERS CHOICE AWARD2017 VOTE FOR US#352 Best Furniture Store #366 Best Interior Window Treatments #376 Best Mattress Store #384 Best Patio Furniture #390 Best Rug Store e Yu Deams Come Home17701 Murdock Circle Port Charlotte941-625-4493Mon-Fri 10am-7pm Sat 10am-6pm Next to the Town Center Mall www.baconsfurniture.comadno=50536424 adno=50538031 PLEASE VOTE FOR US!#355 Best Golf Course #356 Best Driving Range #357 Best Golf Store € 18 Hole Championship Golf € Driving Range/Putting Green € Restaurant and Lounge € Outings/Leagues/Tournaments Call Today 941-625-6911 for Tee Times or at ad n o = 505 3803 1 TODD EVANS, PGAPGA Professional General Manager


Page 10 Sunday, June 24, 2018 adno=50538027 PLEASE VOTE FOR US#308 BEST BINGO HALLCHARLOTTE HARBOR BINGO4200 Tamiami Trail Unit A1, Port Charlotte, FL 33952(In The Baers Plaza, next to ABC Liquor) 941.255.5965Wed.-Sun. 6PM € Mon. & Tues. Closed BINGO TRAIL1700 Tamiami Trail Unit A1, Port Charlotte FL 33948(In The Perkiins Plaza) 941.255.1266Open 7 Nights a Week at 4PM Matinees Sun., Fri. & Sat. 10AMWHEN YOU WIN, OUR COMMUNITY WINS SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL NON-PROFITSBENEFITS AND OPERATED BY THE FOLLOWING NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONSAMVETS OF WW2 POST 1999 LADIES AUX., ROBERT E. LISTER MEMORIAL LODGE #66 F.O.P., PARENTS OF MURDERED CHILDREN, PREGNANCY CARELINE, DOUG JACOBSON RESIDENT FUND, C.C. ROTARY FOUNDATION, MILITARY ORDER OF COOTIE PT. 56, C.H.C. MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA. H.E.L.P. CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FRIENDS OF THE POOR, PORT CHARLOTTE LIONS CLUB, PUNTA GORDA LIONS CLUB, SAN ANTONIO CCW, TIME OUT RESPITE, UNITY CHURCH, CHARLOTTE PLAYERS (IMAGINATION LIBRARY), AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN ASSOCIATION, DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS, HEARING IMPAIRED PERSON, GREEK CHURCH, MILITARY HERITAGE MUSEUM, PONCE DE LEON CONQUISTADORS, C.C. F.O.P. MEMORIAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, PORT CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL BAND BOOSTER CLUBSome Restrictions Do Apply Call or Vist Our Webstie For More Information READERS CHOICE AWARD2017 Family Owned & Operated for 36 Years! 941.627.0566 www.CharlotteHomeDecor.net2733 Tamiami Trl., Ste A € Port Charlotte, FL 33952 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm € Saturday by Appt.We are your place for any MOTORIZED window treatment needsWe service everywhere from Naples to Sarasota County!!Custom Window TreatmentsBlinds € Shades € Plantation Shutters € Motorized Garage Sun Screens € Motorization Now Handling Defender Hurricane Screens VOTE FOR US: #366 Interior Window Treatmentsadno=50538026 We Manufacture Verticals & Wood Cornices FREE ROUNDBuy 3 Rounds, Get 1 Freecall for tee timewith this coupon. Not valid with other o ers or prior purchases. O er Expires 9/1/18 Restaurant Open to the Public (Breakfast & Lunch Served) Vote For Us!!! Ballot #355 Best Golf Course #356 Best Driving Range #357 Best Golf StoreMark Faulkner, PGA 941-625-4109 Call For Member Information PORT CHARLOTTE GOLF CLUB22400 GLENEAGLES TERRACEPORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA 33952-5628PRO SHOP: 941-625-4109 OFFICE: 941-625-4100www.portcharlottegc.comVoted #1 9 Years in a Row! 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 20162017 2017adno=50538066


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 11 READERS CHOICE AWARD2018 READERS CHOICE AWARD2018 23330 Harborview Road Port Charlotte € 941-629-5550All Mattresses MADE IN THE USA!!From all of us at Mikes Mattress, it has been a pleasure to serve you. We would appreciate your votes for 2018. Mike 11adno=50536826 PLEASE VOTE FOR USYEARSIN A ROW Ballot #376 Please VOTE for us as Charlottes Downtown Naples (239) 262-2940 Golden Gate (239) 455-3400 Bonita Springs (239) 992-0169 San Carlos (239) 415-1161 Marco Island (239) 642-7444 USE THE ENCLOSED BALLOT# 361VOTING ENDS JULY 11East Naples (239) 775-2150 Port Charlotte (941) 627-5558 Largo (727) 581-5077 Kingsway (941) 629-4455 www. WE NEED YOU! BEST HARDWARE STORE adno=50538099 adno=50536788 VOTE FOR US #329 CIGAR/ TOBACCO SHOP HUGE SELECTION OF PREMIUM CIGARS IN OUR WALK IN HUMIDOR! COME IN TO SEE OUR STORE SPECIALS! WE MATCH ALL COMPETITORS PRICES! We Now O er a Complete....... Selection of Roll Your Own Tobacco and Accessories, Including Rolling Machines, Pipes, and Pipe TobaccoFine TobaccoPort Charlotte(Located on US 41 and Forrest Nelson)2150 Tamiami Trail Unit #2941-743-7070Harbor SmokesPunta Gorda(Located in Publix Plaza)2310 Tamiami Trail941-833-0211 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014 2012 2017 2016 adno=50538106 Please Vote For Us! Make Ingman Marine #1 again in 2018:#1 Boat Broker/Used #309 #1 New Boat Dealer #310 #1 Boat & Utility Trailer Dealer #312 #1 Marine Parts & Accessories #375 #1 Boat & Motor Service #516We Have 13 New Boat Lines To Choose From When You Want The BestFamily Owned & Operated for over 36 Years in Charlotte County Now 5 locations to serve you from Sarasota to North Fort Myers!Boat Sales Open7 Days A Week1189 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte941-255-1555Repower Specialists Call KG 7 Days a Week 941-628-5000 Every Year in Charlotte County # 1Boat & Motor Service Boat & Utility Trailer Dealer Marine Parts & Accessories New Boat Dealer Boat Broker/Used 1997-2016Boat Broker/ Used Boat & Utility Trailer Dealer New Boat Dealer Marine Parts & Accessories Boat & Motor Service 2017 2017


Page 12 Sunday, June 24, 2018 adno=50534797Readers Choice forEats & TreatsOFFICIAL BALLOT----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------YOUR NAME ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ADDRESSBALLOT# CATEGORY SUBCATEGORY COMPANYMUST SUBMIT AT LEAST 10 ENTRIES FOR YOUR BALLOT TO QUALIFY.BALLOT# CATEGORY SUBCATEGORY COMPANY 201 Bakery 202 Butcher Shop 203 Candy Store 204 Chocolates 205 Coffee Shop 206 Deli 207 Food Truck 208 Ice Cream/Yogurt 209 Restaurant All Around 210 Restaurant Asian Cuisine 211 Restaurant BBQ 212 Restaurant Beer 213 Restaurant Breakfast 214 Restaurant Buffet 215 Restaurant Caribbean Cuisine 216 Restaurant Cheeseburger 217 Restaurant Cheese Steak 218 Restaurant Chicken 219 Restaurant Chicken Wings 220 Restaurant Cuban Cuisine 221 Restaurant Cup of Coffee 222 Restaurant Dessert 223 Restaurant Dinner 224 Restaurant Elegant Dining 225 Restaurant Fast Food 226 Restaurant Fish N Chips 227 Restaurant French Fries 228 Restaurant Greek Cuisine 229 Restaurant Hot Dogs 230 Restaurant Italian Cuisine 231 Restaurant Lunch 232 Restaurant Margaritas 233 Restaurant Mexican Cuisine 234 Restaurant Open Air 235 Restaurant Pizza 236 Restaurant Ribs 237 Restaurant Romantic Dinner 238 Restaurant Salad 239 Restaurant Seafood 240 Restaurant Soup 241 Restaurant Steak 242 Restaurant Subs/Sandwiches 243 Restaurant Sunday Brunch 244 Restaurant Sushi 245 Restaurant Waterfront 246 Restaurant Wine 247 Restaurant Wraps/Panini 248 Seafood Market 2018 2018----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CITY/STATE/ZIP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PHONE AGE SIGNATURE Happy Hour Daily 11am 6pm FULL BAR Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Menu Items317 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950941-655-8050adno=50538038We appreciate your votes in the following categories:Best Cheese Burger Ballot#216 Best Breakfast Ballot#213Breakfast served daily until 2pm OPEN FOR Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Luigis Pizzeriaand Family Restaurant adno=50538121 3883 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 | (941) 624-3535 Family-friendly restaurant with Sicilian & New York pies plus Italian fare & outdoor seats. Over 34 years in business serving you great food.Thats Amore!PLEASE VOTE FOR LUIGIS!!!!#209 All Around #214 Buffet #223 Dinner #230 Italian Cuisine #231 Lunch #235 Pizza #238 Salad #526 Catering #590 Pizza DeliveryWe also Offer On and OffŽ Catering for your Special Occasion!!!


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 13 adno=50536768as theBallot #2151825 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948in the same mall as Save-A-LotHours: 10am 8pm Monday Thursday 10am 9pm Friday Saturday € Closed on VOTE FOR US! BEST CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT2017adno=50538029 CHARLOTTE FISH DEPOTVOTE FOR US!!!Ballot #248Best Seafood Market Fresh Local Seafood!€ Cod € Haddock € Grouper € Snapper € Sword € Cobia € Triple Tail941.391.5025OPEN SIX DAYS A WEEK MON-SAT23440 Janice Ave., Unit #13 € Port Charlotte, FL 33980O Harborview Rd. Turn at Circle K gas station Go to the stop sign and you will see our market. Live Maine Lobsters 2016-2017 Check out our full menu at www.wallyssouthernBBQ.comWally s BBQ Lunch Special MenuServed Monday Sunday 11:00am 4:00pmBowl of Soup and Cornbread ............ $7.99(Grilled Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread)Lunch BBQ Nacho ............................. $7.99(Fresh Nacho Chips topped w/ Pulled Pork, Cheese Sauce, Jalapeno served with Guacamole and Salsa)BBQ Pizza .......................................... $7.99(Flat bread topped with Garlic Butter, Cheddar Jack Cheese, Onion with your choice of Pulled Pork, or Pulled Chicken Drizzled with BBQ Sauce)Slider Pulled Pork or Chicken ........... $7.99(Served with Okie Spuds)Fried Pork Tenderloin Sandwich ...... $7.99(Fried Tender Pork Loin topped with Lettuce, Tomato and Mayonnaise served with Oakie Spuds)1/4 Chicken ........................................ $7.99(1/4 Chicken Dark Meat served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw. Add Oakie Toast for............ $1.00)Grilled or Fried Chicken Tender ....... $7.99(Fresh Chicken Tenders served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw. Add Oakie Toast for.............. $1.00)Old Hickory Chicken Sandwich ........ $7.99(Grilled Chicken Breast drizzled with BBQ Sauce, topped with Bacon, Cheese, Lettuce and Tomato served with Oakie Spuds)Fried Chicken Sandwich ................... $7.99(Fried Chicken Breast topped with Lettuce, Tomato and Mayo, served with Okie Spuds)Crab Cake .......................................... $7.99(Fried Crab Cake served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw)Soup and 1/2 Sandwich ..................... $7.99(Cup of Soup and 1/2 Sandwich -Sandwich Choices: Pulled Pork, Grilled Chicken, Pulled Chicken Brisket, Ham and Swiss, Turkey or Bologna)Fish and Chips .................................. $7.99(Battered Cod served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw)Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread ........... $1.50 Fried Fish Sandwich .......................... $7.99(Fried Basa Fish, topped with Lettuce, Tomato and Mayonnaise served with Oakie Spuds)Turkey Bacon Melt ............................. $7.99(Grilled Turkey Bacon and Swiss Cheese topped with Lettuce and Tomato served with Oakie Spuds)Bologna Sandwich ............................. $7.99(Grilled Bologna, topped with Grilled Onion, Lettuce and Tomato served with Oakie Spuds)Ham & Swiss Sandwich ..................... $7.99(Grilled Ham and Swiss Cheese topped with Lettuce and Tomato served with Oakie Spuds)Special Smoked Buffalo Wings......... $7.99(Smoked then Fried Wing Dipped in Garlic Chili Sauce served with Oakie Spuds)2 Rib Meal .......................................... $7.99(2 St. Louis Ribs, served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw, Add Oakie Toast for........ $1.00)Rib Tips .............................................. $7.99(BBQ Rib Tips served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw,Add Oakie Toast for.... $1.00)Wally's BBQ Taco ............................... $7.99(Flour Tortilla “ lled with Pulled Pork drizzled with BBQ Sauce, Served with Cole Slaw)Boneless Wings .................................. $7.99(Tossed in Medium Buffalo served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw)Jumbo Fried Clam Strips ................... $7.99(Crispy Clams served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw)Shrimp Basket ................................... $7.99(15 small shrimp served with Oakie Spuds and Cole Slaw)Try our Panini Sandwich for LunchOnly $7.99Please Vote For Us#211 Best BBQ #236 Best Ribs #231 Best Lunch #223 Best Dinner #218 Best ChickenWALLY'S BBQ3591 TAMIAMI TRAIL, PORT CHARLOTTEMON SUN. 11AM 9PM941-613-0005 adno=50536825 First Place For Ribs & Bar-B-Que Restaurant 2017 Come visit our Outdoor Patio The Soup JUNGLE Cafe 2015-2017adno=50536830 T e VOTE FOR US #240 Soup #213 Breakfast #231 Lunch #242 Sub/Sandwich #238 SaladHours: Monday Friday 8am-5pmSaturday 8am-3pm € Closed SundayPizza € Calzone € Sub € Wraps € Chicken Dinners DINE IN, PICK UP & DELIVERY $8 minimum Family Owned & Operated 4200 Tamiami Trail € Port Charlotte 941-258-3500 Breakfast 2 Eggs, Home Fries Your Choice of Meat, Coffee$450Exp. 7/29/18 Bowl of Soup & 1/2 Sandwich$650Medium 1 Topping Pizza$499Exp. 7/29/18Exp. 7/29/18


Page 14 Sunday, June 24, 2018 READERS CHOICE AWARD2018 READERS CHOICE AWARD2018 Thank You for Voting Us Best All Around Restaurant 14 Years In A Row and Best Restaurant for Dinner 8 Years In A Row!Let's do it again in 2018!Ballot~209 All Around Restaurant Ballot~216 Cheeseburger Ballot~223 Restaurant for Dinner Ballot~231 Restaurant for Lunch Ballot~246 Restaurant for Wine941-639-9080131 W. Marion Ave.Downtown Punta GordaWWW.RIVERCITYGRILLPG.COMDoing Our Best for You!We hope we've earned your votes!€ Ballot 222 Dessert€ Ballot 230 Italian Restaurant€ Ballot 235 Pizza € Ballot 237 RomanticOPEN FOR DINNER Mon.…Sat. 5 PM…9 PM CLOSED Sunday127 W. Marion Ave.Downtown Punta Gorda € (941) 639-7655 www.italiapg.comadno=50536602 adno=50537129 adno=XNSP47223 Restaurant & Lounge Enjoy waterfront New England style dining with all the usual meat-eaters favorites, too! 941-639-7959 941-639-7959 1200 W Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 10361 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda FL 33950 941-639-6500 Visit to make reservations HOME OF THE PORTERHOUSE STEAK Stop by and try our signature Stop by and try our signature Bistecca Fiorentina! Bistecca Fiorentina! La Fiorentina means The PorterhouseŽ Best Elegant Dining BALLOT #224 Best Elegant Dining BALLOT #224 Best Italian BALLOT #230 Best Italian BALLOT #230 Best Steak BALLOT #241 Best Steak BALLOT #241 Best Wine BALLOT #246 Best Wine BALLOT #246 Buona Mangia! Buona Mangia! Live Jazz on Tuesday Nights with the Danny Sinoff Trio 2017 Thank You for Voting Us #1 Seafood Restaurant 6 YEARS IN A ROW! We try our best to satisfy all your needs! Best Fish N Chips BALLOT #226 Best Fish N Chips BALLOT #226 Best Seafood BALLOT #239 Best Seafood BALLOT #239 Best Waterfront Dining BALLOT #245 Best Waterfront Dining BALLOT #245 adno=50536769 adno=50537131Thank you for voting Us best italian restaurant! We appreciate your continued support!Best Italian Cuisine .................Ballot #230 Best Dessert ...........................Ballot #222 Best Dinner .............................Ballot #223 Best Open Air ..........................Ballot#234 Best Romantic Dinner .............Ballot #237 Best Wine ................................Ballot #246Watch for our New Larger location Opening this summer!941.621.4091www.carmelosristorante.comOpen for Lunch : Tues-Fri 11:30-2:00 Open for Dinner: Mon-Sat 4:00-9:00pm Closed Sundays 209 W. Olympia Avenue € Punta Gorda, FL 33950


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Page 16 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Wild Caught New England Fresh Seafood Haddock € Cod € Flounder Maine Steamers € Cherrystonesadno=54535699TWIN LOBSTERSNew England Seafood Markets Port Charlotte3762 Tamiami Tr. € 941-766-8989 THURS SAT 10-5 PM SUN 10-2PM #1Since day One in Englewood! We Appreciate Your Support on June 24th for forUS! US! Eats and TreatsŽ#248SEAFOOD MARKETOPEN: We appreciate your continued support in keeping us Voted Charlotte County's Best!FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON& the DOCKSIDE GRILLIts Where You Want To Be!Four Points by Sheraton Best Hotel Ballot #556 € Best Hotel Manager Ballot #131 Dockside Grill and Patio Best Steak Ballot #241 € Best Dinner Ballot #223 Best All Around Ballot #209 € Best Breakfast Ballot #213JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF LAUGHS! COMEDY CLUB SATURDAY, JULY 7TH33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, 33950 941-637-6770 TTs Tiki BarThe Best Place to Put Your Toes in the Sand and a Drink in Your Hand! WE APPRECIATE YOUR VOTES!Best Beer Ballot #212 Best Cheeseburger Ballot #216 Best Chicken Wings Ballot #219 Best Hot Dogs Ballot #229 Best Margarita Ballot #232 Best Waterfront Ballot #245 Best Live Entertainment Ballot #373TT's Tiki Bar is located on the waterfront of the Four Points Hotel 33 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, Live Music Daily Drink Specials Outdoor Gamesadno=50537005 Don't Miss TT's June 30th Summer Kicko Party and our July 4th Celebration on the Harbor Always Sizzlin Always Open to the Public AUTHENTIC MEXICAN CUISINE Join Us For the Best Happy Hour in Florida!Monday Friday 3-6pm Buy 1st Drink at Regular Price and get the 2nd drink for FREE! Try Our Delicious, Fresh, Hand-made Guacamole Right at Your Table!€ #209 All Around Restauant € #212 Beer € #218 Chicken € #222 Dessert € #223 Dinner € #224 Elegant Dining € #231 Lunch € #232 Margaritas € #233 Mexican Cuisine € #234 Open Air € #237 Romantic Dinner € #239 Seafood € #240 Soup € #241 Steak € #246 WineVOTE FOR US A Unique and Pleasurable DINING EXPERIENCE $3 OFFANY TWO OR MORE LUNCHES @Regular PricePlaza Mexico Bar & GrillPort Charlotte € 941-391-5319With This Coupon. One Coupon per visit. Lunches must be purchased in the same transaction. Not valid with other o ers.$5 OFFANY TWO OR MORE Dinners @Regular PricePlaza Mexico Bar & GrillPort Charlotte € 941-391-5319With This Coupon. One Coupon per visit. Dinners must be purchased in the same transaction. Not valid with other o ers.adno=50536786 Ask Your Server About Our Daily Specials


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 17 Readers Choice for Services1. Print clearly, at least 10 of your favorites below. Ballots with less than 10 favorites will not be counted. Illegible ballots will not be counted. Be sure to include the full company name. 2. Complete your information to the right of these instructions. 3. Mail or deliver your ballot before 5 pm, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to: Readers Choice Charlotte Sun, 23170 Harborview Rd., Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980.OFFICIAL BALLOT……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… YOUR NAME ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ADDRESS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… CITY/STATE/ZIP ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… PHONE AGE SIGNATUREBALLOT# CATEGORY NOMINEEBALLOT# CATEGORY NOMINEEMUST SUBMIT AT LEAST 10 ENTRIES FOR YOUR BALLOT TO QUALIFY.500 Accounting Firm 501 Appliance Repair 502 Assisted Living Facility 503 Auto A/C Repair 504 Auto Body/Paint Shop 505 Auto Exhaust/Muf” er Repair 506 Auto Oil Change 507 Auto Parts Store 508 Auto Tire 509 Auto Transmission Service 510 Automotive Service Facility 511 Bail Bonds 512 Bank, Community 513 Bank, National 514 Banquet Facility 515 Barbershop 516 Boat & Motor Service 517 Boat & Yacht Rentals 518 Boat Detailing 519 Bottled Water 520 Builder, New Home 521 Cabinets 522 Car Rental 523 Car Wash 524 Cardiology Group 525 Carpet Cleaning 526 Catering 527 Cell Phone Repair 528 Cellular Communication 529 Cemetery 530 Colleges/Universities 531 Commercial Builder 532 Computer / Laptop Repairs 533 Computer Services/Instruction 534 Dance Studio/Instruction 535 Day Care/Child Care 536 Day Spa/Medical Spa 537 Dock Lifts/Seawall Control 538 Door & Window Company 539 Dry Cleaner 540 Electrician 541 Emergency Room 542 Entry Doors/Screen Doors 543 Fitness Center 544 Funeral Home 545 Furniture Upholstery 546 Gas Station 547 Glass Company 548 Gold Buying 549 Golf/Country Club Community 550 Hair salon 551 Home A/C & Heating 552 Home Companion/non-medical 553 Home Health Care 554 Home Remodeling Company 555 Hospital 556 Hotel/Motel 557 House Cleaning 558 Independent Senior Living Facility 559 Insurance Agency 560 Internet Provider 561 Jewelry Repair 562 Landscaping 563 Law Firm 564 Limo Service 565 Locksmith 566 Mail/Shipping Service 567 Manufactured Home Community 568 Marina 569 Marina Boat Tow Service 570 Marine Canvas 571 Marketing/Graphic Design 572 Martial Arts Center 573 Massage Therapy Facility 574 Medical Clinic 575 Medical Equipment & Supplies 576 Medical Laboratory 577 Medical Walk-In Clinic 578 Mortgage Company 579 Moving Company 580 Nail Salon 581 Non Pro“ t 582 Nursing Home 583 Optical Vision Center 584 Pest Control 585 Pet Boarding 586 Pet Grooming 587 Pharmacy/Drugstore 588 Photography Studio 589 Picture Framing 590 Pizza Delivery 591 Plumber 592 Pool Construction 593 Pool Maintenance 594 Printing Services 595 Printer/Copy Service 596 Real Estate Co. Commercial 597 Real Estate Community 598 Real Estate Company 599 Rehabilitation Facility 600 Rental Mgmt. Company 601 Retirement Center 602 Roof Company 603 RV Marine Storage 604 RV Repair 605 RV Resort/Park 606 Screening/Pool Cages 607 Seamster/Alterer 608 Security System 609 Septic Service 610 Shoe Repair 611 Shredding 612 Sign Manufacturer 613 Stock Brokerage Firm 614 Storage Facility 615 Surgery Center 616 Tanning Salon 617 Tax Service 618 Taxi Service 619 Title Agency 620 Travel Agency 621 Tree Service 622 TV/VCR Repair 623 Upholsterer 624 Watch & Clock Repair 625 Water Damage and Restoration 626 Water Treatment Company 627 Wedding/Event Planner 628 Weight-Loss Facility 629 Window Tinting 630 Sprinkler / Irrigation Systems adno=50536472 2018 2018


Page 18 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Were Celebrating 30 Years of Superior HVAC Service in Punta Gorda!Over the years, we have enjoyed amazing success and growth in this community, and we couldnt have done it without you.THANK YOU, Charlotte County, for your patronage and referrals!When it comes to your comfort, were here for you today and well be here for you tomorrow. Be sure to cast your vote for in the Charlotte Sun Readers Awards Special Ballot Section on June 24, 2018!Ballot #551 C a t e g o r y : S e r v i c e S u b C a t e g o r y : H o m e A / C & H e a t i n g June 24 FIRST PLACE2008 2009 2012 4, 2018! 4 FINALIST2010 2013 2014 2017adno=50538055 adno=50536323 FURNISHED APARTMENT AVAILABLE Independent Senior Living Community2305 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952941-629-0043www.myrivercommonshome.comMonthly Rent Includes:€ All Utilities (except telephone) € Three Delicious Meals Daily € Housekeeping € Social Activities € Transportation 6 Days a Week € Social Center € Heated Pool € Full Service Salon € Wellness Center Small Pets are Welcome"Why Pay More?" for a Beautiful Senior Living Resort Lifestyle! Please Vote For Us!BALLOT #558Independent Senior Living Facilityadno=50536355 VOTE FOR US!Assisted Living Facility Ballot #502 Independant Senior Living Ballot #556 Retirement Community Ballot #599Are you tired of Yard Work, Cooking?LET US DO THE WORK FOR YOU! 2016-2017Royal Palm Retirement CentreIndependent Living € Assisted Living € Memory Care941-627-6762 2500 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, FL 2014 HARVEST MANAGEMENT SUB LLC, HOLIDAY AL MANAGEMENT SUB LLC, HOLIDAY AL NIC MANAGEMENT LLC 22747 Assisted Living Facility #3915 Assisted Living Facility 3915As a resident, you'll enjoy:€ 3 Meals Daily € Weekly Housekeeping € Scheduled Transportation € Great Activity Program € Medication Management € Socialization € Daily Reminders € Visiting Physicians € Nurses on Call


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 19 P P U U N N T A A G G O O O R R R D D D A A A € € € 9 9 9 4 4 4 1 1 1 6 6 6 3 3 3 9 9 9 7 7 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 P P O O R R T T C C H H A A R R L L O O T T T T T E E E E E € € € € € 9 9 9 9 9 4 4 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 7 7 7 7 7 7 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 . 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 w w w a mb e r g i n s c o m Amberg Insurance has been voted BEST INSURANCE AGENCY and BEST AGENT by the residents of Charlotte County and HARBORS HOTTEST INSURANCE AGENCY by Harbor Style Magazine. Thank you for making us Best of Charlotte 10 YEARS IN A ROW!  Harbors Hottest 7 YEARS IN A ROW!&adno=50538050


Page 20 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Life Care Center of Punta Gorda941.639.8771 € 450 Shreve St. Thank You Charlotte Countyfor Your Continued Support and Hope You Help Make Us #1 Again in 2018Ballot # 582 Nursing Home Ballot # 599 Rehabilitation Facility 2013-2015 2010-2014 2016 adno=50536522 Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center has had the honor of winning “ nalist for 2015-2017 Charlotte Suns Readers Choice Awards.Please help us win First PlaceŽ #599 Best Rehabilitationadno=50536893 2015-2017 adno=50536523


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 21 Have a Beautiful DayClean, Professional & Friendly Servicemanicures | pedicures | waxing | facials | walk-ins welcomeSPA SPECIAL w/ Mani & Pedi $35 00FREE Eyebrow Wax with Purchase of SpecialMust Present Coupon One Per Customer Expires Dec 31, 2018Hours: Mon. Fri. 9am-7pm € Sat. 9am-5pm 941-258-3535 | 3280 Tamiami Trail #37, Port Charlotte LE Nails & Spa adno=50538024 Try UsVisit us today to experience our brand new, top-of-the-line Nail & Spa equipment. #536 Day Spa #580 Nail SalonPLEASE VOTE FOR US Please Vote for Us! Category #529 "Cemetery"ROYAL PALMMEMORIAL GARDENSLeave a Lasting Legacy Private Cremation Estates Available(941) 639-2381Since 197227200 Jones Loop Rd., Punta 2017 adno=50537977 PET HAVENCemetery & Cremation ServicesWith Dignity and RespectRemember and Honor Your Pet Forever Serving the Community Since 1978(941) 637-0332 adno=50536765 We appreciate your support in voting us Readers Choice Best! We continue to make your pet our priority!Vote Pet Boarding Ballot #585 Pet Grooming Ballot # 586Call For Your Pets Vacation Today! 941-637-988828540 Bermont Rd. Punta Gorda, FL 33982(1 mile East of Winn Dixie)adorabledogspuntagorda.comadno=50536461


Page 22 Sunday, June 24, 2018 *SHINGLES *TILE *FLAT ROOFING Family Owned & Operated20037 Kenilworth Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33954 941-627-3869 www.aaaschwartzroo“ ng.netLicense #CCC025508Voted Best of CharlotteŽ for 17 years *REPAIRS *COMMERCIAL ROOF COATING  READERS CHOICE AWARD2017adno=50536764Serving Charlotte County since 1985The ORIGINAL and still THE BESTSame Name, Same Number, Same COMMITMENT TO QUALITY!A-A-ASCHWARTZ ROOFING INC Thank you for voting us Best Bank for the last years.Personal Banking Consumer and Mortgage Lending Trust and Investment Management* Business Banking Commercial Real Estate Lending*Investments are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, not bank guaranteed and may lose value. adno=50536766 adno=50536783 VOTE FOR US Your #1 Water Treatment Company in Charlotte County!We Strive To Make Our Service The Best!We take trade-ins and will upgrade your existing system! We Service All Makes And ModelsPort Charlotte € 625-1000 €360 Tamiami Trail"Serving Charlotte County for Over 35 Years." BALLOT #626Sun Readers Choice 1st Place for Service 13 Years in a Row Su u S n n n Re a ad e er s s C ho o ic i e 1s s t Pl a ac c e e e e fo f r r Se S rv i ic e e 13 3 Yea r rs rs ina Ro w S Su u S n n Re ad d a ad er r e e er s s s s C C h ho ho o ice 1s 1 1s 1s t t Pl Pl Pl Pl l a ac c ac c a a e e e e 2017 2015 2013 2011 2008 2005 2010 2016 2014 2012 2009 2006 2007


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 23 24 HOUR WATER & FIRE EMERGENCY SERVICE THE COMPANY THAT DOES IT ALL!VOTE FOR US!!!#147 PAINTER #323 CARPET/FLOORING STORE #525 HOME REMODELING COMPANY #625 WATER DAMAGE & RESTORATIONVOTED BEST CARPET CLEANING, HOME REMODELING AND WATER DAMAGE & RESTORATION COMPANY OF 2017!941-766-0115BONDED, LICENSED AND INSURED KITCHEN € FLOORING € PAINTING € CABINETS COUNTERS € CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING AIR DUCT CLEANING € TILE & GROUT CLEANING COME VISIT OUR FULL DESIGN CENTER @ 2144 EL JOBEAN RD, PORT CHARLOTTE www.HappyHomeServices.netadno=50536782 2017 adno=50536767 VOTED THE BEST IN 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017!VOTE FOR US AGAIN IN 2018Steves Roo“ ng & Repairs, LLC. Ballot #602 Roof CompanyGet a Great Roof at a Low Price for Roof Repairs or Total Roof Replacement € Shingles € Metal € Tile € Flat Roofs € Carpentry WorkFREE ESTIMATES 941-625-1894Over 30 yrs experience in SW FloridaLic # CCC1326838 Bonded/Insured 2011 2012 2015 2013 2016 2017 2014 We Appreciate Your Votes in 2018!Best Banquet Facility #514 Under Service Best Live Entertainment #374 Under Shopping & Entertainmentwww.CharlotteHarborECC.com75 Taylor Street, Punta Gorda, FL 941-833-5444 adno=50537136 adno=50538051Protect Your RVƒ Store It Under Steel!Fenced € Personal Gate Code 24/7 Access € Surveillance Cameras Lighted Area € Police Patrolled Covered Storage to 80 € Dump Station Compacted Gravel Parking Area Covered Detailing Building Electric € Water € Air AvailableCharlotte RV Storage150 Rio Villa Dr., Punta Discount Rates for Annual Renters SW Florida's Premier RV Storage Facility Vote #603 Best RV Storage Facility 2017 adno=50536466 Please Vote Best Veterinarian Ballot #165 Under Professional We treat your pet like family.941-639-9600324 Cross St., Suite 111, Punta Gorda FL 33850 Visit us online at www.PuntaGordaVet.netDr. Dan Bowen and Sta


Page 24 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Share the love and voice your choice! CARPET € HARDWOOD € LAMINATE € STONE & TILE € LUXURY VINYL € GLASS TILE € AREA RUGS FriendlyFloors.comLicense # AAA00101150 Li Li cense # # A A A0 A0 01 01 01 01 15 15 0 0 # # A A AA AA A Please vote for us again Ballot #323 & #390 Category: Best Carpet & Flooring Store & Area Rugs Thank you for voting us #1 Flooring Store 14 Years in a row! Flooring Charlotte County for Over 32 Years! Port Charlotte 941-624-0077 3785 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda 941-637-0777 adno=50537130 adno=50536462 A Safe and Secure Place 25477 Marion Avenue Punta Gorda, FL 33950 LOCATED ON CORNER OF MARION AVE AND FLORIDA ST Quality Mini-Storage in Punta Gorda Thank You for your continued support! Please Vote #614 Best Storage Facility & #603 Best RV Marine Storage (941) 505-0626 Pineapple Storage adno=50536423CALL US TODAY FOR ALL YOUR UPHOLSTERING NEEDS! € Boat & Yacht Interiors € Boating Hardware Supplies € Lanai Furniture & Cushions € Bimini Tops € Repairs € Isinglass € Console Covers € Mooring Covers SEAMS TO BE UPHOLSTERY225 Wood Street, Punta Gorda(941) € Seams2b1@gmail.comVoted #1 Fabric Covering Specialist for Over 25 years! LETS MAKE IT 26! 2009-2017 adno=50536603Best Marine Canvas Ballot #570 Best Upholstery Ballot #623 adno=50536463All American Pet Resort TOWLES CLUB K-9Ballot 585 Pet Boarding + Ballot 586 Pet Grooming€ Boarding € Pet Care 24 / 7 € Bone-shaped Pool € Outdoor Play Yard 1000 sq. ft. sport turf € Indoor Play Area 500 sq. ft. resilient ” ooring € Completely climate controlled € Unrestricted webcams for constant pet viewing and staff monitoring € Custom sanitation system ensures no cross contamination € Double gate, fence and door systems keeping pets safe & securePLEASE VOTE 941-916-9655 6101 Duncan Road (HWY 17), Punta GordaThank You! 2010-2017 2011-2017


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 25 PLEASE VOTE FOR USBest Day Spa #536 € Best Hair Salon #550 € Best Nail Salon #580 € Best Aesthetician Debbie Fantin #103 Best Hair Stylist #129 € Best Massage Therapy #573 € Best Massage Therapist Maggie #135 Treat Yourself to Something BetterŽ We Do Our Best to Treat You to Something Better!Check out our INSTAGRAM @elansalonpg & our FACEBOOK PAGE Where Youll See Before & After Photos, Monthly Specials, & Meet Our Sta 941-637-8786 1801 Shreve St. Punta Gorda, FL 33950 adno=50536422 Farmhouse Fresh ~ Unite ~ Moroccanoil ~ CND Shellac ~ Halocouture ~ Jane Irendale adno=50537134We appreciate your support in keeping us #1Voted Best Title Agency in Charlotte County 10 Years in a Row. Let's Make It 11! Ballot #619Our MissionTo help make your transaction a smooth one. Our o ce prides itself on working diligently to provide our clientele with fast, courteous and the highest quality service.We strive to combine common sense with common courtesy. This is what sets Suncoast One Title apart from the rest!357 W. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda941-205-22701931 Tamiami Trail #8, Port Charlotte941-979-8400Now with 2 locations to serve you! 2017 22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW!22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW!22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW! 22 YEARS IN A ROW!adno=50537970 VOTE FOR US!#503 auto-a/c repair #505 auto exhaust/mu er repair #508 auto-tire #510 automotive service facility WHOLESALE TIRES 941-743-0529 Complete RV Service RV Lift € RV Exhaust All Sizes of RV TiresFlow Master, Magna Flow, Dyno Max, Borla, WalkerTRAILER PARTS, SERVICE & TRAILER TIRESAT WHOLESALE PRICES Free Front End Alignment with a Set of Four Tires Starting @ $79.95Nobody beats Dana's Tire Prices! Authorized Cooper Tire DealerDana HarrisSINCE 1981Simply The Best Service € 22 Years in a Row CHARLOTTE HARBOR EXHAUST AND AUTO SERVICE4135 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33952CALL US FOR A FREE QUOTE! 941-629-6466 Over 1000 Tires in stock 2017


Page 26 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Since 1963, the Animal Welfare League has served the community of Charlotte County by providing a temporary home, medical services and caring attention to thousands of dogs, cats and other animals. Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County 3519 Drance Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33980 Phone: 941-625-6720 | WWW.AWLSHELTER.ORG !"##$ adno=50538032 2013…2016 A Sample of Our Services: € Assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding & everyday living € Companionship € Meal prep & clean up € Errands & shopping € Laundry & light housekeeping € Transportation 941-347-8886 Licensed Nurse Registry #30211689 adno=50537132 Thank You for Voting Us Best Home Companion Agency 5 Years in a Row We appreciate your continued support Vote Best Home Companion! Non Medical #552 under Service Helping Hands SW FL LLC In-Home Care for Seniors From a few hours to 24/7 Professional Boat Detailing for Over 35 YearsPlease Vote for Us #518 Best Boat Detailing Thank You for voting us Best Boat Detailer in Charlotte County Four Years in a Row! Email: Of“ ce: 941-764-7928 Cell: 609-618-0113adno=50536600


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 27 A HELPING HAND AND A GENTLE HEART€ In Home Care € Light Housekeeping € Family & Drs Appts € Errands and Shopping € Meal Preparation € Caregivers Screened € RN Supervision (as required) € Assistance with Bathing, Grooming, Toileting, Etc. € Peace of Mind for You and Your Family Affordable Home Care ServicesRosa BenghttOWNER www.grannynannies.comServing All of Charlotte and DeSoto Counties941-743-76064045-A Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33952Licensed, Bonded, and Insured #NR30211351Please vote for us:#552 Home Companion / Non-Medical #553 Home Health Care 2017adno=50536831 adno=50538025 Linda AloisiEnrolled Agent Tax ConsultantKevin GosseEnrolled Agent Tax ConsultantMarilyn ReidHealth Insurance Tax ConsultantKen KondelEnrolled Agent Tax Consultant Investment AdvisorMonica AdamEnrolled Agent Tax Consultant Accountant Please Visit us on the Web at: 2016Best Tax Service 2017Best Tax Service#617 Tax Services #500 Accounting Firm #611 Shredding #101 Accountant Monica Adam #132 Insurance AgentMarilyn Reid #125 Financial Advisor Ken Kondel Open Year Round12687 SW County Rd 769 Kings Highway Suite 4B Lake Suzy, FL 34269 941-883-4453 Legacy Tax & AccountingFull Service Tax, Accounting & PayrollWe appreciate all of you and strive to give the best possible servicePlease Vote for Us: adno=50538097 READERS CHOICE AWARD READERS CHOICE AWARD READERS CHOICE AWARD2012 READERS CHOICE AWARD2012 20072012-2017Vote for you Local Award Winning CompanyAGAIN IN 2018! BALLOT #551 & #540 Best Home A/C & Heating Electrician 941-627-8881 SUPER TUNE UPReg. $99 Expires 10/31/18Local Family Owned & Operated Since 1984Info@boyd-hvac.comwww.BOYD-HVAC.com2010 2011 69$License #CAC043852 License #EC13002665


Page 28 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Maple Leaf Golf & Country ClubActive 55+ Resident Owned Golf Course Community Homes Available for Immediate OccupancyPlease Vote For Us Ballot #549 and #567 Maple Leaf Golf & Country Club has been voted Charlotte Countys Best Manufactured Home ParkŽ for 21 years in a row and also Best Golf Course Community! Our RESIDENT-OWNED community offers carefree living, tree-lined streets, stocked lakes, friendly neighbors and over 75 clubs and activities. 625-31302100 Kings Highway € Port Charlotte, Florida www.mapleleafgcc.netDIRECTIONS I-75 Exit 170 (Kings Hwy). Go 1 mile south, through the signals at Veterans and Rampart. Take the 1st left past Rampart at the gate 21 YEARS! BEST OF CHARLOTTE Y Y Y Y 2017 Tee Times: 941-629-1666 € Home Sales: 941-629-0219 RE-OPENING IN NOVEMBERCompletely Renovated Golf Course BENEFITS & FEATURES:€ 24-Hour Gated Security € 18-hole Golf Course with USGA Greens € Men, Women & Mixed Golf Leagues € 4 Clubhouses, 4 Heated Pools € Tennis/Lawn Bowling/Bocce/Pickleball € Spas & Fitness Center € Woodworking Shop € Arts & Crafts € Photo Club € Fishing € Computer Club € Shuf” eboard € Sand Bar Restaurant € Choir € Festivals adno=50538067 GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE Every 4th Sunday at the New Day Christian Church in Port Charlotte FREE HOMELESS HAIRCUTSadno=50538023 PLEASE VOTE FOR US: #109 NES Colon #129 Michelle Kingston #515 Barbershop TUESDAY: Military & Senior Haircut THURSDAY: First Responders & Medical Haircut 3315-B Harbor Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33952 863-509-7497 Mon-Fri: 9am 7 pm € Sat: 7am 5pm € Sun: 7am 1pm $ 4 99 $ 12 00 adno=50538075Tims Mobil Lube Express4141 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte 941-255-5823Tims € Lube Oil & Filter € Transmission Service € Coolant Flushes € 4 x 4 Service € Air Filter & Cabin Filters € Fuel Filters € Batteries & Belts Find Us On Facebook $500 OffOIL CHANGE WITH COUPONNot valid with any other o ers Former owner of Charlotte Harbor & Exhaust for 38 yearsOwner: Tim Hertenlehner Manager: James WetheringtonVote For Us: #506 Auto Oil ChangeMon-Fri 7:30am-5pm Sat 8am-1pm adno=54535429 Proud to be your Best of CharlotteŽ for over 15 YEARS in a row!We appreciate your Vote in 2018!Ballot # 591Vote For Our Sister Company:Ballot # 551941-474-3691 adno=50538107 Vote For Us! Ballot #108 Auto Mechanic Ballot #503 Auto/A/C Repair Ballot #506 Auto/Oil Change Ballot #508 Auto/Tires Ballot #510 Automotive FacilityComplete Automotive Repair25480 Technology Blvd Punta Gorda, FL 33950941-575-2254AAA Approved Auto Repair NAPA Auto Care Center


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Page 30 Sunday, June 24, 2018 READERS CHOICE AWARD2018 READERS CHOICE AWARD2018 V i s i t O u r S h o w r o o m s F R E E E S T I M A T E S ROLL-DOWN SHUTTERS BAHAMA SHUTTERS IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS CLEAR PANEL ACCORDION SHUTTERS VOTE FOR US UNDER SERVICE & SHOPPING BALLOT NUMBERS #606 SCREENING/POOL CAGES #538 DOOR & WINDOW COMPANY #542 ENTRY DOORS #364 HURRICANE SHUTTERS W W W A C T I V E D O O R A N D W I N D O W C O M WWW ACTIVEDOORANDWINDOW COM P.C. Town Center Mall Showroom (Next to Dillards) (941) 625-0357 Punta Gorda Showroom 222 E. Ann St. (941) 637-8883 North Port (941) 625-0357 We Make It Easy For You... We Professionally € Measure € Install € Guarantee Your Satisfaction € N O S u b c o n t r a c t o r s Lic #AAA0010121 Family Owned and Operated for over 50 years Englewood (941) 474-7488 B U Y F A C T O R Y D I R E C T adno=50538100 2002-2016 2002-2016 € Hurricane Shutters € Roll-Down Shutters € Accordion Shutters € Bahama Shutters € Clear Storm Panels € Wind Abatement Screen € Impact Resistant Doors € Impact Resistant Windows € Garage Doors & Openers € Screen Enclosures Please Vote for Us#126 € Funeral Director (Rick Tuss)#544 € Funeral Home / #529 € CemeteryMichael Fuller, LFD Jackie Tryzna, LFD Paul Schelm, LFD Rick Tuss, LFD941-639-1171 € WWW.CHARLOTTEmemorial.COM Discover all the ways we can serve your family!adno=50534452 2017 € Weekly Maintenance € Retail Outlet € Repairs VOTE FOR US! Ballot #388 Pool & Spa Supplies & #593 Pool Maintenance Proudly serving Charlotte County for over 25 years.A Proud Carrier of Hayward Pool Products Punta Gorda Crossing (941) 575-2525Airport Rd. & US 41 € Punta Gorda, FLCPC1456676 adno=50537809 2011 2012-2017


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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 1 Congratulations! Youve found Englewood, Florida. Give yourself a pat on the back. Not everyone “nds us. Maybe its because we dont have an interstate highway running through town or a busy commercial airport terminal. Those things are within reach, but theres a respectful distance. Were a bit off the beaten path, but weve been right here all along, on Floridas beautiful Sun Coast. If youve been here any length of time, you may have noticed some of our assets. We dont like to brag, but calling us a waterfront communityŽ is a bit of an understatement. We have miles of beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. We enjoy unequaled “shing and boating opportunities in the gulf and Lemon Bay, in world-famous Boca Grande Pass, and our many creeks and reefs. That goes for kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding, too. Our Old-Florida charm is on full display in Olde Englewood Village, centered on the West Dearborn Street shopping district, with its artists galleries, unique gift shops, cafs and night spots. Weve nearly lost count of the number of weekly farmers markets that pop up during the season. (Last time we checked, it was “ve each week.) Lets see, what else ƒ Theres the year-round golf on any our wonderful and challenging courses. We have some of the “nest restaurants anywhere. Take your pick. We have one of the best high schools youve ever seen. Our health care is second to none. We must admit, we may be lacking in a few areas. We dont have a lot of big-box stores or cookie-cutter restaurant chains. We dont seem to have a lot of traf“c jams. Thats not to say we cant draw a crowd. Folks travel from all over the world each November for the Offshore Powerboat Associations World Championships, held right here at Englewood Beach. And thousands line up to watch our Pioneer Days Parade every Labor Day. But you may “nd were more suited to the smaller groups that gather to watch the sunsets or listen to the drum circles at the beach. Or take a quiet birding walk through one of our parks or preserves. If youre just here for a few days, take some time and look around. If youre here to stay, then youll have plenty of time to explore it all. After all, you found us, right?You found us. Welcome. President .......................................................David Dunn-Rankin Sun Newspapers Publisher ...................................Glen Nickerson Englewood Sun Publisher .........................................Carol Moore Englewood Sun Editor ...............................................Chris Porter Page Designer ...........................................................Sean Porter Englewood Circulation/Advertising ........................941-681-3000


Page 2 Sunday, June 24, 2018 The Englewood Area Board of Realtors has been the voice for local real estate since 1962. EABORs mission statement is: To protect private property rights and help the Englewood Area Board of REALTORS maintain the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, and achieve the maximum level of success for their profession and community. The leadership of the local Board of Realtors regularly travels to Washington, D.C., and the State Capitol in Tallahassee, and stays in constant contact with our representatives to make sure that voice is heard and to stay informed about ever-changing real estate laws and regulations. Similarly, our politicians and representatives from the National Board of Realtors visit us frequently to share information to our membership and answer any questions and concerns. The organization has nearly 900 members and growing. Depend on the Englewood Area Board of Realtors to keep informed on real estate news and information. You are welcome to visit the Englewood Area Board of Realtors of“ce, just off State Road 776 in Englewood East at 3952 N. Access Road, Englewood, Florida 34224. Give us a call at 941-4756656 or visit our website at englewoodareaboardof for more information about our organization and our members.Englewood Area Board of RealtorsThe voice of real estate since 1962 PHOTO PROVIDEDBill Martin, chief executive ocer of Florida Realtors, salutes Englewood Board of Realtors President Kathi OŽ Obendorfer, Past President Kevin Hyde and Board Director David Haynes. SUN PHOTO BY CHRIS PORTERThe 2018 Englewood Area Board of Realtors board of directors includes, from left, Kevin Hyde, Pat Ottolini, Mark Spurgeon, Phil Van Der Heyden, David Haynes and Mary Smedley. Not pictured is Ray Eggermont. PHOTO PROVIDEDRepresenting Englewood Realtors in Washington, D.C., recently was Governmental Aairs director David Haynes, Englewood board President Kathi OŽ Obendorfer and Past President Kevin Hyde. adno=54535525


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 3 The Englewood Area Board of Realtors has a long tradition of serving the community through fundraising, volunteering and encouraging members to become engaged. Members of the Englewood Area Board of Realtors, and its Young Professionals Network, can often be found assisting on a home-building project by Habitat for Humanity, or throwing a spontaneous Ice Cream Sundae party for the kids at the Englewood Boys & Girls Club on a weekday afternoon. Their members volunteer their time to help people “gure out their electronic devices at Tech Talk sessions, raise money for Kids Needs of Englewood, counsel Lemon Bay High School Students, and always “eld an enthusiastic team for the Great American Cleanup. EABOR members dont always wear their T-shirts when theyre helping out. EABOR members serve on nonpro“t committees, church boards, youth organizations, parent-teacher organizations and charities across the spectrum. Its all part of a commitment to community engagement. Learn more about EABOR and its involvement in the community by following them on Twitter and Instagram @EABORFL or “nd them on Facebook.Englewood Board of Realtors members engaging the community with service PHOTO PROVIDED BY EABORThe always-helpful Brian Faro assists a couple during the Young Professionals Networks Tech Check. PHOTO PROVIDEDDoing their part in The Great American Cleanup were the members of the Young Professionals Network of the Englewood Area Board of Realtors, who picked up several bags of trash at Ann Dever Regional Park in Englewood. Pictured are, from left, (front) Luz Serrano, the Faro Triplets, Janet Jones, Kathi Obendorfer, (back) Pat Ottolini, Charles Miller, Trudi Miller, Chase Jacobson, Traci Hamill and Brian Faro. € River Rock € Firelite Boulders € White Marble € Top Soil € Slate € Limestone € Lava € Crimson Chips € Pavers € Boulders € Crushed Shell € Rip Rap € Whole Shell € Salt & Pepper Granite € Shell Marl € Fill Dirt € Driveway Stone € Euro Cobble Pavers € Railroad Ties € Cypress Mulch € Melaleuca Mulch € Imported Rocks € Rubber Mulch € Weed Mat € Statues € Black Edging € Bahia Sod € Sharks Teeth Fossils € Paver Sealers € Pure Beach Pebbles € Screen Block € Dock Piling Cut-Offs € Filter Cloth € Baseball Clay € Splash Block € Stepping Stones € D.O.T. Sand & Paver Sand $30Yard$10 OFFRED OR GOLD CYPRESS MULCHWith this coupon. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or o ers. O er expires 5-31-19DELIVERYWith this coupon. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or o ers. O er expires 5-31-19 EABOREABOR2 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU7621 Sawyer Circle, South Gulf Cove941-698-9769590 Prineville St., Port Charlotte941-629-6651Mon-Fri: 8AM-5PM € Sat: 8AM-12PM; Closed SundayDELIVERY AVAILABLE TOLL FREE 1-866-670-6665 MurdockStonesEtc.comadno=54535480


Page 4 Sunday, June 24, 2018 The Englewood Area Board of Realtors Young Professionals Network exists to facilitate opportunities for involvement in Realtor Association leadership through education and networking. They also like to have fun and help the community. The YPN is known to hold community events like the Shamrock Pub Crawl on West Dearborn Street in March, and also provide valuable services to the community like ice cream parties for the kids at the Englewood Boys & Girls Clubs, public Tech ChecksŽ to help people with their electronic devices, and turning out in a big way to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and The Great American Cleanup. YPN helps real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools to become involved in Realtors associations, the real estate industry, peers and community. You can follow the EABOR YPN on Facebook, on Twitter and Instagram at @ EABORFL. For more information, call 941-475-6656.EABOR Young Professionals becoming leaders, having fun PHOTO BY KIM PARKSMembers of the Young Professionals Network held the rst-ever Shamrock Pub Crawl on March 15 on Englewoods West Dearborn Street. YPN members Beth Cashman, Luz Serrano and YPN Chair Traci Hamill registered players.PHOTO PROVIDEDAbove: The Englewood Area Board of Realtors Young Professionals Network got together in April and treated the kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Englewood to an afternoon ice cream sundae party. Pictured from left are Young Professionals members Charles Miller, Luz Serrano, Dustin Eubank, Ashley Johnson, Matt Wojcik, Beth Cashman, Kim Parks, Ben DeMarsh, Traci Hamill, Smitty Barco and Sharon Barco. Family Owned and OperatedWe do all installations& repairs We Make Pools Crystal Clear, Clean & Fun 4245 S. Access Rd € Englewood, FL 34224 € 941-475-1959 adno=54535489


Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 5Englewood is proud of its excellent schools€ Englewood Elementary School 150 N. McCall Road Englewood 941-474-3247 € Englewood Christian School 404 W. Green St. Englewood 941-475-1034. € Myakka River Elementary School 12650 Willmington Blvd. Port Charlotte 941-697-7111 € Vineland Elementary School 467 Boundary Blvd. Rotonda West 941-697-6600 € L.A. Ainger Middle School 245 Cougar Way Rotonda West 941-697-5800 € SKY Academy of Englewood 881 S. River Road Englewood 941-999-4775 € Lemon Bay High School 2201 Placida Road Englewood 941-474-7702 SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERNLemon Bay High School seniors are excited for their last day of school. SUN FILE PHOTO BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHMia Callier, 7, pours water into a test tube while her brother Talon, 5, watches during STEM Night at Myakka River Elementary School. Ricaltini's Bar & Grille Home of e Rat Pack Lounge and Patio Bar (941) 828-15911997 Kentucky Ave. Englewood, FL 34224 Live Music Inside DiningOutside Dining10 Big Screen TV'sadno=54535663

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Page 6 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Drea Gibert, a fth-grader, gives a speech about the 7 Habits of Leadership during a presentation at Vineland Elementary School. SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERN The American Legion Post 113 Color Guard posts the service ags during a ceremony at Englewood Elementary School. adno=54535418 Family Owned Since 1951Listings Needed! 941-4 74-5585312 South Indiana Avenue EnglewoodNobody Knows Englewood Like We Do.Ž

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 7 SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERN Haley Gulsby and Liam Porter get ready to watch a solar eclipse at SKY Academy, a charter school in Englewood.SUN FILE PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSEnglewood Christian Schools graduating eighth-graders, left to right, Kira Garrison, Chloe Deskins and Isabella Whitby. REALTORS adno=54535495 adno=54535419 Nathan BartŽ Tracy ll SFR, ABR Broker/Owner Bus: 941.474.5585 Cell: 941.416.4114 Fax: 941.475.9755312 S. Indiana Ave € Englewood Email: 1160 S. McCall Rd. € Englewood, FL 34223 € Toll Free: 877.879.1979 € Fax: 941.473.7199 adno=54532221 Kathi Obendorfer, PARealtorThe Kathi OŽ Group Cell: 941.445.3775 Bus: 94.208.5246 www.KathiOHomes.comEach O ce is Independently Owned and Operated adno=54535735

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Page 8 Sunday, June 24, 2018 We trust that you settling in nicely and feeling right at home. We understand that one of the first items on your to-do list is to establish your healthcare professionals in your new hometown; we invite you to call 941-473-5035 to schedule a tour of our facility and learn more about us. Our 100-bed acute care facility truly is your community hospital, located at 700 Medical Blvd., off Pine Street in Englewood. We offer a wide variety of healthcare services including: 24-hour Emergency Care, Orthopedics & Joint Care Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, Imaging & Radiology and Surgical Services including a Robotic Surgery Program. Our team of dedicated physicians, clinical and support staff continue to provide a neighbors caring for neighborsŽ philosophy. Englewood Community Hospital is a vibrant part of both Charlotte and Sarasota County, with more than 370 employees, making it one of the largest employers in the area. Our patients are consistently impressed with the quality of care and we are proud to have been recognized for our continued dedication to patient safety with Straight As Hospital Safety Grade by The Leapfrog Group since 2013. We want you to know that whatever your needs may be, Englewood Community Hospital has the high quality care and treatment that you can count on „ close to home.Valerie Powell-StaffordValerie Powell-Stafford, FACHE CEO of Englewood Community Hospital OUTSTANDING QUALITY, AWARD WINNING CARE€ AŽ Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group € 4 Star CMS Overall Hospital Quality & Safety Rating € Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI by The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care € The Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification „ Total Knee, Total Hip, Heart Failure, Sepsis, Acute Stroke Ready TO CONTACT ENGLEWOOD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL€ Visit € Consult-A-Nurse and Physician Referral 24/7; 941-473-3919. Englewood Community Hospital welcomes you and your family!

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 9 Each year, the Englewood Area Board of Realtors attracts a host of new members. Some are new to the community, others are just beginning in the real estate profession. What they find as new members is a wealth of opportunities for networking, learning, leadership and community involvement. EABOR is a trade organization that exists to protect private property rights. EABOR has been the local voice for real estate since 1962. By becoming a member, Realtors arent just agents, they are professional members of the National Association of Realtors, which means they subscribe to a strict code of ethics. For more information, call 941-475-6656.EABOR welcomes new members PHOTOS PROVIDED New members of the Englewood Area Board of Realtors for May are, from left (seated) Martina Pfoertner of Keller Williams Realty Gold, Katie Bjerkness of Exit King Realty, Brittany Scales of Keller Williams Gold, Kimberly Torres of Tall Pines Realty, Rachael Smith of Lasbury-Tracy Realty, Betsy Dunn of Betsy Dunn Realty, Janet Shawen of Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty, (standing) Bernard Perrine of Edgerton Realty & Development, Jodi Richards of Michael Saunders & Company, John George III of Keller Williams Realty Gold, Yurly Brych of M R Realty & Investment, Harry Gildea of Crossroads Real Estate Company, Robert Penny of Sunnybrook Realty, Rick Billings of Exit King Realty, Amos Allen of Extreme Realty Team Gulf Coast, Craig Croson of Tropical Breeze Realty, Stephen Hinchman of Program Realty & Development, and Eric Smith of Lasbury-Tracy Realty. The Englewood Area Board of Realtors welcomed new members in March. They include, from left (front) Sherri Perkins of Exit King Realty, Leslie Lougee of Keller Williams Realty Gold, Kylie Butler of Program Realty LLC and Heather Terrio of Tall Pines Realty, (back) EABOR President-Elect, Mark Spurgeon, Kim Wallace of Keller Williams Realty Gold, Alan Craig of Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty, Frank Bertone of Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty and Paul Freeman of Placida Properties. Not pictured is new member Elizabeth Dunn of Betsy Dunn Realty. adno=54535558 ROTONDA ELKS LODGE303 Rotonda Blvd. East € Serving Veterans and Members of the Military€ Promoting Patriotism and Citizenship € Supporting Local Charities € Enjoy Daily Lunch Specials € Savory Dinner Mon-Wed-Fri, 5pm € Live Entertainment € Special Events DinnersCall Lodge Secretary for Membership941-697-2708 Join us at ROTONDA ELKS and be part of a spirited, friendly and charitable Lodge!

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Page 10 Sunday, June 24, 2018Area golf courses offer year-round variety€ Boca Royale Golf & Country Club 1601 Englewood Road, Englewood 941-474-7475 € The Cove of Rotonda Golf Center 12455 S. Access Road, Port Charlotte (Gulf Cove) 941-697-3900 € Lemon Bay Golf Club 9600 Eagle Preserve Drive, Englewood 941-697-4190 € Long Marsh Golf Club 100 Rotonda Circle, Rotonda 941-698-0918 € Myakka Pines Golf Club 2550 S. River Road, Englewood 941-474-1753 www.myakkapinesgolf € Oyster Creek Golf Country Club 8342 Parkside Drive, Englewood 941-475-0334 www.oystercreekgolf € Pinemoor West Golf Club 80 Clubhouse Road, Rotonda West 941-697-7006 € Rotonda Golf & Country Club 100 Rotonda Circle, Rotonda West 941-697-2414 € The Links 4055 Cape Haze Drive, Placida 941-697-8877 € The Palms 266 B Rotonda Circle, Rotonda 941-697-8118 For additions or corrections to this list, please email or call 941-681-3022. SUN FILE PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSPaul Lonergan makes a putt at Myakka Pines Golf Club. STOCK SPECIALS AVAILABLE*See retailer for details Thank You Englewood For Voting Us the BESTCarpet, Tile, Wood, Waterproof Flooring, and more! 3680 N. Access Rd., Englewood (941) 474-0076adno=54535727

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 11 SUN FILE PHOTOS BY SANDY MACYS The Rotonda Hills Course often hosts golf tournaments. Above, Mike Kosinski putts as partner Kirk Bouf stands by during the second-annual Lemon Bay Touchdown Club tournament in May. At the Rotonda Hills Golf Course, Clay Wineld uses body English to help sink his putt on the 18th hole as playing partner Brian Coppola looks on. CHURCH DIRECTORYadno=54535700 Faith Lutheran Rotonda/Englewood551 Rotonda Blvd W € Rotonda West, FL 33947 941-697-3313 Rev. Dr. Brian Armen, PastorCome as you are, All are Welcome!Sunday Worship 9:30 AM, Beginning Jan 7, 2018 at 8:30 & 10:30 AMEmail: o € Website: adno=54535702 adno=54535701HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH, ELCASaturday Worship 5:30 pm Sunday Worship 10:00 amPastor Jennifer Schaefer14200 Hopewell Ave, Pt. Charlotte, FL941-697-2345 www.hopelutheranpc.orgLED BY THE SPIRIT, WE SERVE GOD AND SHARE CHRISTS LOVE WITH ALL. Come and see Gods Love in action. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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Page 12 Sunday, June 24, 2018Boaters paradise offers plethora of marinas€ Aquamarina Palm Harbour 7080 Placida Road, Placida 941-697-4356 € Cape Haze Marina 8214 Harborside Circle, Englewood 941-697-3336 € Chadwick Cove Resort & Marina 1825 Gulf Blvd, Englewood 941-474-8577 € Eldreds Marina 6301 Boca Grande Causeway, Placida 941-697-1431 € Gasparilla Marina 15001 Gasparilla Rd, Placida 941-697-2280 € Harbor At Lemon Bay 900 S. McCall Road, Englewood 941-475-7100 € Millers Marina 220 Harbor Drive, Boca Grande 941-964-8000 € Palm Island Marina 7092 Placida Rd, Cape Haze 800-824-5412 € Royal Palm Marina 779 W. Wentworth St, Englewood 941-475-6882 € Skips Placida Marina 1990 Placida Road, Englewood 941-460-8157 € Stump Pass Marina 260 Maryland Ave., Englewood 941-697-2206 € Uncle Henrys Marina 5800 Gasparilla Road, Boca Grande 941-964-0154 € Whiddens Marina 190 First St. E., Boca Grande 941-964-2878 For additions or corrections to this list, please email or call 941-681-3022. SUN FILE PHOTO BY SANDY MACYS Members of Englewood Moose Bartenders group pose on the deck of the boat Short Drift. They are, from left, Lisa Pullen, Denise Houle, Patty Mac and Linda Zebley.ANDERSON WINDOW SERVICE, INC.WE DO WINDOWS & A WHOLE LOT MOREŽGLASS MIRRORS941-828-0006 941-475-3250andwinco@yahoo.comComplete Commercial & Residential Service 7410 Sawyer Circle #8 Pt. Charlotte, FL 33981 Jeff & Cindy Haskell License # AAA008704 adno=54535658

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 13 The Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass Marina is a popular location on the weekends. SUN PHOTOS BY SEAN PORTERTwo boaters travel into Gasparilla Marina after a day in the Gulf of Mexico.adno=54535688 BE XTREMEŽ Join the fastest growing TEAM in Charlotte & Sarasota Counties941-979-011512456 N. Access Road, Unit D Port Charlotte, FL € Aggressive commission splits, including an Intelligent 100% Program € ZERO monthly or Franchise Fees € In House Title & Closing

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Page 14 Sunday, June 24, 2018Englewood Churches offer choices in worship€ Calvary Baptist Church 75 Pine St., Englewood 941-475-1555 € Christ Lutheran Church 701 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood 941-474-1989 € Coastal Community Church 881 S. River Road, Englewood 941-221-9577 € Community Presbyterian Church 405 S. McCall Road, Englewood 941-474-9579 € East Englewood Church of Christ 9600 Gulfstream Blvd., Englewood 941-475-4973 € Englewood Bible Church 501 Yale St., Englewood 941-473-9664 € Englewood Church of the Nazarene 404 W. Green St., Englewood 941-475-1034 € Englewood Foursquare Church 180 W. Langsner St. 941-475-7161 € Englewood Seventh Day Adventist Church 2828 S. McCall Road, No. 9 941-474-9869 € Englewood United Methodist Church 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood 941-474-5588 € Faith Lutheran Church of Rotonda West 551 Rotonda Blvd. W., Rotonda West 941-697-3313 € Fellowship Church 140 Rotonda Blvd W., Rotonda West 941-475-7447 € First Baptist Church of Englewood 278 S. Mango St., Englewood 941-474-2473 € First Church-Christ Scientist 35 S. Oxford Drive, Englewood 941-474-8444 € Foundation Church 3385 S. Access Road No. 4, Englewood 941-473-8030 € Grace by Faith Baptist Church 406 N. Indiana Ave. No. 5, Englewood 941-412-5551 € Grace Community Church 1160 S. McCall Road, SUN PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSSt. Francis of Assisi Church. LEMON B AY LEMON BAYITS CRYSTAL CLEARGLASS 941-475-1281 (ph.) | 800-642-4318 (toll) | Showroom: 2840 Ave. of The Americas Englewood, FL 34224 Your Clear Choice for: Impact Resistant Windows and Doors Glass Entrance Doors; Custom Solutions Replacement Windows and Sliders Vanity Mirrors, Walls and Custom Projects Heavy Glass Frameless Shower Enclosures Commercial and Store Front Windows and Doors Bi-folding glass doors and so much more Improve your property values & increase energy savings Quality Products & Craftsmanship at Competitive Prices Free Estimates | Licensed & Insured | Established 1985 LEMON BAY GLASSMonday Friday | 7:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. a dno=54535497

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 15 Englewood 941-460-0436 € Gulf Cove United Methodist Church 1100 S. McCall Road, Port Charlotte (Gulf Cove) 941-697-1747 € Hope Lutheran Church 14200 Hopewell Ave., Port Charlotte (Gulf Cove) 941-697-2345 € Lemon Bay Church of Christ 7000 Regina Drive, Englewood 941-475-6610 € Living Hope Church 881 S. River Road, Englewood 941-460-8506 € New Hope Baptist Church 2100 Englewood Road, Englewood 941-474-7647 € Northside Christian Church 685 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood 941-474-4437 € Pentecostals of Englewood Inc 3650-A N. Access Road, Englewood 941-460-8797 € Placida Road Church of God 5225 Placida Road, Englewood 941-697-0211 € Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 2222 Englewood Road, Englewood 941-474-0776 € Redeemer Lutheran Church 6465 Mayport St., Englewood 941-475-2410 € Saving Grace Bible Church 2550 Englewood Road, Englewood 941-474-1905 € St. Davids Episcopal Church 401 Broadway, Englewood 941-474-3140 € St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 5265 Placida Road, Englewood 941-697-4899 € St. Raphaels Catholic Church 770 Kilbourne Ave., Englewood 941-474-9595 € Suncoast Worship Center Church 881 S. River Road, Englewood 941-474-5045 € Sunnybrook Alliance Church 6401 Sunnybrook Blvd., Englewood 941-475-2906 € Trinity Lutheran Church of SWFL 1379 S. McCall Road, Port Charlotte (Gulf Cove) 941-828-1910 € West Charlotte Baptist Church 11050 Willmington Blvd., Englewood 941-475-5363 € West Coast Church Assembly of God 240 Pine St., Englewood 941-474-7687 For additions or corrections to this list, please email englewoodeditor@ or call 941-681-3000. SUN FILE PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSTasha Robinson plays the harp during the Christmas Cantata at the Englewood United Methodist Church. Island Attitude Realty at Manasota Key Donna Demarest/Broker Debra Fabiszak/Sales Associate 1249-C Beach Rd., Englewood, FL 34223 Phone: 941-474-3939 Fax: 941-474-3555 Email: adno=54535648

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Page 16 Sunday, June 24, 2018 SUN PHOTOS BY SANDY MACYSCalvary Baptist Church on Pine Street. Community Presbyterian Church on South McCall Road. Englewood Christian School principal Michael Lindsey poses with graduating high school senior Sydney Feldpausch. The new Christian school is part of the Englewood Church of the Nazarene on Green Street. € Residential € Commercial € Dock Power & Lighting € CCTV/Surveillance € Surge Protection € Home Theater & Media Rooms € Structured Wiring Systems € Wall Mounting Flat Panel TVs941-475-3315 1-888-836-0600 Fax 475-4047 3984 N. Access Rd. Englewood, Fl 34224 Insured Sales & Service EC#003182www.smithselectricinc.comadno=54535476

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 17Englewoods beautiful beaches and clear waters soothe the soulJust a short drive from anyplace in Englewood is a beautiful, secluded beach. The easiest to access is Manasota Key, which offers miles of uncluttered beaches, and boasts four public parks that allow very different beach-going experiences for shoreline exploring. If youre looking for somewhere off the beaten path, just a short drive to the south are the beautiful beaches of Boca Grande and Gasparilla Island State Park. If you have access to a boat, your choice of beaches goes up exponentially, as you can visit Don Pedro Island State Park, Little Gasparilla Island, Cayo Costa State Park and many more. € Manasota Beach Park, 8570 Manasota Key Road, Englewood. Swimming, picnic shelters, boat ramp, docking. € Blind Pass Beach Park, 6725 Manasota Key Road, Englewood. Swimming, trails, canoe/kayak launch, playground, picnic shelters, grills. € Englewood Beach/ Chadwick Park, 2100 N. Beach Road, Englewood. Swimming, “shing, shelling, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, picnic shelters, barbecue grills, playground, birdwatchinging. The public beach is also across the street from several great restaurants and a fun shopping area. € Stump Pass Beach State Park, 900 Gulf Blvd, Englewood. Swimming, nature trails, birdwatching, shelling, fishing, picnic pavilion, canoe/kayak launch. € Don Pedro Island State Park, 8450 Placida Road, Placida. Beaches, boating, canoe/kayak, hiking, picnicking, swimming, snorkeling/diving, fishing. € Gasparilla Island State Park, 880 Belcher Road, Boca Grande. Beaches, boating, canoe/kayak, hiking, picnicking, swimming, snorkeling/diving, fishing. € Cayo Costa State Park, 4 Nautical Miles West of Pine Island, Cayo Costa, Fla. 941-964-0375 SUN PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSThe iconic shell sculpture at the Manasota Key Roundabout near Englewood Beach is a true landmark for the community. adno=54535665

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Page 18 Sunday, June 24, 2018 SUN PHOTOS BY SANDY MACYSBeachgoers enjoy the sun at Stump Pass Beach State Park on Englewoods Manasota Key. The umbrellas are up along Englewood Beach as people enjoy the sun and sand. Jenna Zomir enjoys the warm water of Englewood beach with her one-year-old son Ezra. 2921 Ave. Of The Americas Englewood, FL 34224 S. McCall Rd. (776)Placida Rd. (771)WorthAve. of the AmericasWinchester Blvd.San Casa Dr. A-1 adno=54535608

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 19CHARLOTTE COUNTY PARKS€ Ainger Creek Park, 2089 Placida Road, Englewood. Boat ramp, canoe/kayak launch, “shing. € Amberjack Environmental Park, 6450 Gasparilla Pines Blvd., Rotonda. Birding, nature trail. € Anger Fishing Pier, 1385 Beach Road, Englewood. Fishing. € Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park, 6791 San Casa Drive. Pool, walking trail, fenced dog parks, playground, football “elds, cricket, picnic gazebo. € Bill Coy Preserve, 5350 Placida Road, Englewood. Birding, nature trails, canoe launch. € Boca Grande Fishing Pier, 5810 Gasparilla Road, Gasparilla Island. Fishing. € Butterford Waterway Park, 13555 Marathon Blvd., Port Charlotte (Gulf Cove). Fishing, boat ramp. € Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park, 1688 Gasparilla Road, Rotonda. Bike trail, walking trail, picnic tables, historic features. € Cedar Point Environmental Park, 2300 Placida Road, Englewood. Birding, “shing, nature trails, picnic areas, playground, environmental center. € Centennial Fishing Pier, 14021 Gasparilla Road, Placida. Fishing. € C.G. Herring Park, 3406 Indiana Road, Rotonda. Veterans memorial, basketball, picnic tables, running track, playground, remote control car area. € Englewood Beach/ Chadwick Park, 2100 N. Beach Road, Englewood. Swimming, “shing, shelling, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, picnic shelters, barbecue grills, playground, birding. € Englewood East Park, 11120 Sunnydale Ave., Englewood. Playground, basketball, horseshoes, barbecue grills, picnic tables.Englewoods world-class parks have much to offer SUN FILE PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSAt Indian Mound Park, Coxswain Cathy Spencer instructs rowers as they head out on Lemon Bay.PARKS | 22 2095 North Beach Rd. 941-475-3500 Englewood Florida Open Daily 11am adno=54535640Flip Flops and Cover-Ups Welcome!!! Summer Happy Hour & Specials Starting in June

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Page 20 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 21 adno=54535624 Welcome to EnglewoodLocal Communities Near Englewood:Cape Haze, Manasota Key, Grove City, Placida, Rotonda West, Boca Grande, Englewood East, Venice, South Gulf Cove, Gardens of Gulf Cove & Gulf Cove.Englewood Board of REALTORS Englewood Sun Newspaper Englewood Community HospitalBody of Land State Park Golf & Country Clubs Body of Water Newgate Waterway Englewood Area Airport Hospital Schools Library YMCA Main Roads Side RoadsWaterHighway North Port776 to Port CharlotteEl Jobean Rd.El JobeanMyakka RiverBoca Royale Golf & Country Club Manasota BeachBuchan AirportLemon Bay Park & Nature CenterEnglewood ElementaryN. Indiana Ave.Englewood Sun NewspaperIntracoastal WaterwayLemon BayEngl ewoodManasota Key Rd.Manasota KeyTom Adams BridgeBeach Rd.Stump Pass Beach State ParkEnglewood BeachPalm Island Knight IslandDon Pedro Island Little Gasparilla IslandPlacida HarborPlacida Rd.Gasparilla Island State ParkBoca Grande Gasparilla SoundBoca Grande LighthouseCharlotte Harbor Preserve State ParkPlacidaThe Links Golf Course Cape HazeCape Haze Dr.Rotonda WestElsia Quirk Public LibraryE. Dearborn St.S. Indiana Ave.N. Oxford DrN. Oxford Dr Englewood Sports ComplexGottfried CreekS. Oxford Dr.Pine St. Pine St.S. River Rd.Crestwood Rd.Morningside Dr. Medical Blvd.Dury Ln.Lemon Bay HighschoolL.A. Anger Middle SchoolSan CasaAve. of The AmericasGrove CityBuckskin Dr.Pinto Trl. Palomino Trl.Paul Morris Dr.Melody Rd. Englewood Community HospitalYMCA Englewood Christian AcademyWinchester Blvd.Myakka State ForestJennings Blvd.Campbell St.David Blvd.S. McCall Rd.Gulf CoveGulfstream Blvd.Spinnaker Blvd.Sunnybrook Blvd.Englewood EastGolf Course Vineland Elementary SchoolW. Rotonda Blvd. E. Rotonda Blvd.Gulfstream Blvd.Gulfstream Blvd.Marathon Blvd.Golf CenterGasparilla Rd.Foresman BlvdDavid Blvd.Gillot Blvd.San Domingo BlvdSouth Gulf CoveIngraham BlvdKeystone Blvd. Appleton Blvd. Interceptor Lagoon Englewood Charlotte Co. Public Library Englewood Area Board of REALTORSN. Access Rd. 776 777 771 775 776 US-41 I-75Boundary Blvd. Placida SandsRotonda Lakes

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Page 22 Sunday, June 24, 2018 € Gulfstream Park, 12873 Gulfstream Blvd., Englewood. Fishing, picnic tables. € Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Park (formerly Bay Heights Park), 1000 S. McCall Road, Englewood. Fishing, picnic tables, open space, boat ramp and launch. € Oyster Creek Environmental Park, 2333 Placida Road, Englewood. Canoe/kayak launch, “shing, nature trail, picnic tables. € Placida Fishing Pier, 13120 Pier Road, Placida. Fishing. € Placida Park, 6499 Boca Grande Causeway, Placida. Boat ramps, canoe/kayak launch. € Rotonda Community Park, 100 Rotonda Blvd. E., Rotonda. Open play “elds, bike trails, tennis courts, nature trail, picnic shelter, barbecue grills, playgrounds. € South Gulf Cove Park, 10150 Amicola St., Gulf Cove. Boat ramp, “shing, barbecue grills, picnic shelter, playground. € Thornton Key Preserve, 8 Thornton Key Preserve, Englewood. Birding, canoe/ kayak, nature trail. € Tringali Park, 3460 N. Access Road, Englewood. Gymnasium, basketball, tennis, inline hockey rink, volleyball, picnic tables, playground. For more about Charlotte County parks and amenities, go to www.charlotte county”.gov and click on ParksŽ under Popular LinksŽ on the left.SARASOTA COUNTY PARKS€ Blind Pass Beach Park, 6725 Manasota Key Road, Englewood. Swimming, trails, canoe/kayak launch, playground, picnic shelters, grills. € Buchan Airport Community Park, 13901398 Old Englewood Road. Recreational air“eld, large shaded playgrounds, picnic area and grills, community garden, community meeting room, open space, walking trails. € Englewood Recreation Center Park, 101 N. Orange SUN PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSThe Englewood Sports Complex has well-used outdoor courts. Above, Eric Kennedy of Englewood hits the ball as his playing partner Karen Memoli waits in the background.FROM PAGE 19 Cheri Dawn GwenSIMPLY NAILSlocated at Seafoam Village for 28 years We Specialize in Natural & Arti“ cial Nail Care Pink/White Acrylics € Gel Polish Services € Manicures/Pedicures2800 Placida Road, Unit 116B € Grove City, Fl 34224 941-697-NAIL (6245)Visit Us on Our Facebook Page "Simply Nails" at Seafoam Villageadno=54535612 w en n n A IL S f or 2 8 ye ar s adno=54535505

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 23 St., Englewood. Outdoor lighted basketball, practice softball “elds, tennis courts, tennis practice, playground, shuf”eboard, outdoor “tness structures, picnic tables. € Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 S. River Road, Englewood. Multiple baseball and softball “elds, soccer, tennis, indoor gym, weight room, locker room, playground, pickleball, indoor rental space, “shing ponds. € Indian Mound Park, 210 Winson Ave., Englewood. Boat ramp, canoe/kayak launch, picnic shelters, trails, historic features. € Lemon Bay Park & Environmental Center, 570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood. Indoor rental space, trails, picnic shelters, nature trails, “shing, birding, canoe/kayak, butter”y garden. € Manasota Beach Park, 8570 Manasota Key Road, Englewood. Swimming, picnic shelters, boat ramp, docking. € Manasota Scrub Preserve, 2695 Bridge St., Englewood. Nature trails, birding. Visit and click on the Parks, Rec & Natural ResourcesŽ tab for more information.FLORIDA STATE PARKS€ Stump Pass Beach State Park, 900 Gulf Blvd, Englewood. Swimming, nature trails, birding, shelling, “shing, picnic pavilion, canoe/kayak launch. € Myakka State Forest, 2000 S. River Road, Englewood. Hiking, birding, primitive camping, bike trails, “shing, hunting, canoe/kayak access, picnic facilities. € Don Pedro Island State Park, 8450 Placida Road, Placida. Beaches, boating, canoe/kayak, hiking, picnicking, swimming, snorkeling/diving, “shing. € Gasparilla Island State Park, 880 Belcher Road, Boca Grande. Beaches, boating, canoe/kayak, hiking, picnicking, swimming, snorkeling/diving, “shing. Visit www.” and www.swfwmd. state.”.us/recreation/areas for more information about state recreational lands. SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLY Solar power blooms at the Ann Dever Regional Park on San Casa Drive in Englewood. The panels power charging stations for electronic devices, located on some of the parks benches.SUN FILE PHOTO BY SANDY MACYSDeb Coons runs after the ball as Sally Lutz looks on in softball action at the Englewood Recreation Center. adno=54535473 Dr. Geary Yamashita, DDS is taking appointments at his state of the artŽ Dental O ce in Gulf Cove SPECIAL OFFER FOR UNINSURED NEW PATIENTS A New Reason To Smile13435-C17 South McCall Rd 941-828-1698

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Page 24 Sunday, June 24, 2018 The J.M. Berlin/Rotary Park at Ann Dever Regional Park on San Casa Drive is a gathering place for skateboarders. Above, Collin Heelnger catches some air.SUN PHOTOS BY SANDY MACYSMarcel Sawyer serves up the ball at the Englewood Rec Center tennis courts. Remote control car enthusiasts stand atop a platform at G.C. Herring Park in Rotonda West. adno=54535602 Caribbean Cuisine with a Southern Twist!941-474-5343FarlowsOnTheWater.com2080 S. McCall Rd, EnglewoodOpening Times Mon-Sat Lunch 11am-3pm Mon-Thurs Dinner 3:30pm-9pm Fri-Sat Dinner 3:30pm-10pm€ Full Bar € Live Entertainment € Inside/Outside Dining € Fresh Seafood & Steaks

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 25 | REALTORS LISTINGAdomatis Appraisal Service 1890 Deborah Dr #10 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941 505-8783 Sandra Adomatis (Broker) Advantus Real Estate 1181 S Sumter Blvd, Suite 125 North Port, FL 34287 941 456-8839 Ronald Coulter (Broker) Aggressive Realty 17162 Toledo Blade Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33954 941 629-2100 Mary Lou McKinley (Broker) All Florida Appraisals LLC 233 SW 35th St Cape Coral, FL 33914 239 540-0222 Brian Firestone (Broker) Allison James Estates & Homes 630 S. Orange Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236 941 999-1179 Jonathan Broner Kelly Davies Robert Davies Robert Milligan (Broker) John Sternberg Patricia Tantum AR Appraisal Services Inc 4003 Platt St North Port, FL 34286 941 429-1744 Bradley Owen (Broker) Chris Stephens Betsy Dunn Realty LLC 715 Sesame St Englewood, FL 34223 239 671-2848 Elizabeth Dunn Boca Grande Real Estate, Inc. PO Box 686 Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-0338 Douglas Burns Margaret Burns Ralph DiLena James Hornig Donald Lutz Deanna Marie Martin Constance Portell Kimberly Spallone Jay Spurgeon Mark Spurgeon (Broker) Wendy Upton Randy Wojcik Boca Grande Realty Advisors 321 Park Ave, Suite M-2 Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-0504 Pearce Presnell (Broker) Brand Realty & Associates 300 Tamiami Trail South, Suite Nokomis, FL 34275 941 480-0601 Ken Brand (Broker) Christine Garrison Breakwater Realty Group LLC 1845 Riverside Dr Englewood, FL 34223 941 302-0629 Samantha Pearson (Broker) Brett Barber & Company Real Estate 870 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-7121 Andrea Barber (Broker) Brett Barber Daniel Cornell Larry Cornell Diana Flower John Mead Toni Steigerwald Brett Slattery Realty LLC 14 Mark Twain Ln Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 468-1430 Brett Slattery (Broker) Deborah Slattery Broome Realty LLC 2048 Allen St Englewood, FL 34223 941 681-0242 Janet Broome (Broker) Carl H. Anderson, Real Estate 13200 Creekside Ln Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941 441-6808 Carl Anderson (Broker) Catalist Realty LLC 1630 Morrill Street Sarasota, FL 34236 386 871-4600 David Crawford (Broker) Catherine La Belle 25155 Zodiac Lane Punta Gorda, FL 33983 941 629-6460 Catherine LaBelle (Broker) Coastal Living Realty LLC 3515 North Rye Rd Parrish, FL 34219 941 685-3930 Diana Jordan Glen Schloneger (Broker) Coconut Bay Realty, LLC 3205 S. Access Road Englewood, FL 34224 941 473-0600 Jon Bullock Jessica Menzel (Broker) Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 1231 Beach Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-0009 Anne Aderman Wilfred Aderman Jeffrey Ament Sharon Badrian Donald Burns Rayona Clemens Cheryl Conner David Conti Pest Control Lawn Spray Termite ControlAsk About OurONCE-A-YEARPest Control Service 42 Year Anniversary! 2010 475-9551 or 629-40151560 S. McCall Road, Englewoodadno=54535671

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Page 26 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | REALTORS LISTINGKristen Conti (Of“ce Manager) Steven Craig Jerri DuBois Jennifer Garcia Thad Gourley Valerie Guenther Cynthia Harrington Joe Jenkins Sylvia Jenkins William Kissner Christine Kolb Richard Korda Diana Legg Audra Manewich, PA Antonio Melo Elizabeth Merlino Kathleen Naida-Lowry Liesa Payne Kathy Peek Donald Randolph (Broker) Timothy Rohde Janet Shawen Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 41 Chailett Rd. #19 Rotonda Lakes, FL 33947 941 214-3111 Lillian Alexoudis Frank Bertone Becky Borci (Of“ce Manager) Gaetano Borci Joseph Borci Priscilla Borci Pamela Jane Civitillo Gabriele Extejt Doris Hilton Theresa Holloway Linda Lee Steve LeVasseur Michael Levesque JoAnn Lippert Laura McCoy Donald Randolph (Broker) Thomas Sheppard Aileen Tye Brian Tye Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 1200 Retta Esplanade D6 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941 575-2502 Terrie Hoyle (Of“ce Manager) Donald Randolph (Broker) Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 19700 Cochran Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 627-3321 Steven Ellerbruch M. Ann Loewe Donald Randolph (Broker) Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 14972 Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 34287 941 423-2521 Donald Randolph (Broker) Rebecca Wittmann Cooperative Realty Welcome Home 474 Tamiami Trl Suite 2 Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941 979-8165 Mary Billera Elijah Burress Lisa Eubank Timothy Goff John Riche Michelle Stewart Sandra Wales Ceil Waltner Kari Wilbanks (Broker) David G Doucette 1376 W Corktree Cir Port Charlotte, FL 33952 720 474-1683 David Doucette (Broker) Deborah Funari Healy 231 Nokomis Ave S, Suite D Venice, FL 34285 941 468-5872 Deborah Healy (Broker) Naomi Wise Dennis Johnson Realty 51 Palm Dr Placida, FL 33946 941 769-3754 Dennis Johnson (Broker) Edgerton Realty & Development 3579 S Access Rd Suite B Englewood, FL 34224 941 460-1900 Gregory Casey Susan Casey Maria Claudio Billy Creech 3rd C Mark Edgerton (Broker) Suzanne Edgerton Eloy Guelmes Laura Malbouf Cheryl Meakins Bernard Perrine Jamian Probber Englewood BEACH Realty, Inc 170 Sabal Ln Englewood, FL 34223 941 460-8089 Alison Mullany (Broker) Englewood Realty, Inc. 1931 Beach Road Unit 2 Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-6000 Debra Carlen Marlene Drinnen (Broker) Englewood Suncoast R.E.& Assoc 2045 Georgia Ave Englewood, FL 34224 941 473-3552 Paul Karst (Broker) Exit King Realty 1804 Tamiami Trail S. Venice, FL 34293 941 497-6060 Adelino Almeida Maria Almeida Richard Billings Katharine Bjerkenss Celeste Campopiano John Christensen Joseph Costa Olivete Costa Carolyn Cross Anne Fillion Steve Forbes (Broker) Charles Hamilton Marcia Krontz Robert Lawrence Sharon McLain Sara Murphy Janos Novak Sherri Perkins Ronald Thomas Fantasy Island Realty, Inc. 2767 N Beach Rd, #208 Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-2108 Cora De Jonge (Broker) Fiddlers Green Realty Of Eng. 8501 Placida Rd Placida, FL 33946 941 697-8454 Agnieszka DeLong Jules Roman (Broker) FLA Golf Properties Inc. 238 Fairway Rd Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 698-4653 Stephen Plummer (Broker) Elegant Home Dcor, Furnishings, Gifts Accessories & Fine Wines Plaza on the Cape 41 Chailett Rd. (Off Gasparilla Road) Rotonda West, FL 941-698-0332 adno=54532258

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 27 | REALTORS LISTINGFlorida West Coast Realty, Inc 2001 S McCall Rd Unit D Englewood, FL 34223 941 637-4900 Amy Borg Wanda Leach (Broker) Floridian Realty Services, LLC 12267 S Access Rd Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941 697-9400 Bonnie Anderson Peggy Arnold Diane Batista Deb Bean-Guinto Cynthia Beaty Melissa Bennett Bruce Blair Brenda Brockell Sergey Bulava Karen Campbell Carolyn Cantin Christie Carlomany Patricia Coats H Richard Darakjian David De Fede Diane Deily William Demaree Tamy DeVore Barbara Draper Robert Edlund Raymond Eggermont (Broker) Cody Ellsworth Don Garner David Good Margo Grimshaw Frank Gutierrez Scott Hensen Patrick Hynes Marvin Isgrig Sondra Isgrig Arthur Joseph Darlene Joseph Marvin Kennedy Laura Kildahl Katelyn Knapp Ronald Kubala Roy Lamphere Phyllis Larkin Catherine Lavallee Lawrence Lavallee Barbara Leonard William Leonard Betsy Lester Sharon Lipps Julio Morales Glenda Oathout Laura Rios Michael Ross Robert Rowe Caitlin Schaffstall Allan Schein Gene Spencer Vicki St. Thomas Madelene Waterhouse Phillip Welzenbach Jay Wetherill Frontier Realty Services, Inc. 104 Kings Dr Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 475-8414 Terry Rickoff (Broker) Bruce Schram Gary L Garcia 27766 Ruisenor Mission Viejo, CA 92692 714 612-3245 Gary Garcia (Broker) George W Wood 1385 Harmony Dr Port Charlotte, FL 33952 941 626-2244 George Wood (Broker) GNK SKY Realty Inc 1810 El Jobean Rd, Ste 5 Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 255-0148 Lee Yearick (Broker) Grove City Real Estate Inc SR775 & Maryland Ave. Grove City, FL 34224 941 697-3150 Katherine Tenney (Broker) Gulf Access Homes, Inc. 2530 Broad Ranch Dr. Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 629-5590 Stanley Fleck Barbara Hamerton Crystal Marinuzzi Alicia Riedel (Broker) Elizabeth Roberts Gulf Coast International Properties LLC 411 Park Ave Suite 3 Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-1778 Roselle Agles Jordan Ittersagen Steven Kaplan Robert Melvin Peter Savage (Broker) Heath Seckel Patricia Smith Gulf Life Realty Company 4680 H Placida Rd Englewood, FL 34224 941 830-8156 Carole Robertson (Broker) Gulf Realty & Assc. LLC 2800 Placida Rd Unit 112 Englewood, FL 34224 941 473-4050 Charles Bray Martin Chappell (Broker) Thomas Frydryk Gulf Realty & Associates LLC 1960 Beach Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-1036 Michael Ayotte Kathleen Beck Frank Chappell Martin Chappell (Broker) David Crawford Steven Grebe Dennis Miller Tula Watt Gulf to Bay Sothebys International Realty 336 Park Avenue Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-0115 Stacey Alderman Joseph Anderson Ann Bear Caroline Clark Brooks Courtney Melissa Csank Jamie Curry Steve Meylan Donna Moore (Broker) Jeffrey Moore William Morton Maryjo Mostyn Patrick Mostyn Kristin OConnor Scott OConnor Ruth Paschall Peter Sieglaff Angela Steffan Richard Taylor Melinda Ziegler Gulfstream Appraisal Services 46 Pinehurst Ct Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 214-8494 Chad Andres (Broker) Hamsher Realty, Inc. 12366 N. Access Rd. Unit 2 Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941 697-8300 Thomas Borer Daralyn Duquette George Fowler Donald Hamsher (Broker) Hank Brill Properties LLC 517 Paul Morris Dr Unit D3 Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-2882 Paula Brill (Broker) Hansen Homes, LLC 453 NW 38 Ave Deer“eld Beach, FL 33442 954 263-5974 Derek Devine Michael Hansen (Broker) Hendricks & Assoc. 5925 Placida Rd Englewood, FL 34224 941-697-6900 Cynthia Bono Linda Futch Harry Gildea William Glass John Harms

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Page 28 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | REALTORS LISTINGBrett Hendricks (Broker) Olivia Jones Homes Made Possible Realty LLC 992 Tamiami Tr, Unit H2 Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941 769-3754 Jeffrey Berman Dennis Johnson (Broker) Kimberlee Newman Lucinda Skaggs Homesearch Realty &Investments, LLC 895 S. Indiana Ave Suite D Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-6688 Genevieve Poulain (Broker) Hudson Group Realtors 2666 Titania Englewood, FL 34224 941 214-0766 Dan Hudson (Broker) Hula Paradiso Properties LLC 2170 West Dolphin Dr Englewood, FL 34223 941 716-1725 Jennifer Pesce (Broker) Ibis Appraisals, Inc. 246 Dorchester Dr Venice, FL 34293 941 445-4685 John Fisher (Broker) Island Attitude Realty 1249 C Beach Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-3939 Donna Demarest (Broker) Debra Fabiszak David Mahanna Island Breeze Real Estate 1499 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 979-0222 James Barber Richard Lake (Broker) Bobbi Sue Letso Jeffrey Ryan Islander Properties Inc 7025 Placida Rd Englewood, FL 34224 941 697-2000 Robin Madden (Broker) Marjorie OHara Michael Smith Russell Weston Deena Wolley James D Joiner Real Estate 174 Sportsman Rd Rotonda West, FL 33947 954 297-9759 James Joiner (Broker) JSM Realty Group, LLC 1720 El Jobean Rd. Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 698-9826 Michael Jones (Broker) JTK Realty Inc 10389 Willig Ave Englewood, FL 34224 941 391-1795 John Keen (Broker) Keller Williams Realty Gold 1160 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 473-7399 Harry Aghajanian Mary Alampi Patricia Alexander C. Glenn Alton Tony Babington Arlene Bechtold Sheila Bell Patricia Bieneman Patricia Bonnell, PA Carl Boone Laura Boyd Leslie Brown PA Elizabeth Cashman Margaret Clark Jenny Clifford Peggy Coates Paul Cornuke (Broker) Susan Costello Susan Crooker Paula Cullison Dawn Dawson Ronald DeNichilo Michelle Denton Teresa Diedrick Cindy Dooge Russell Du Toit Karin Dubbs Samira Easton Kelly Eberly Rebecca Eicher Douglas English John George III Malcolm Glidden Julie Graham Irina Grebinnik John Grif“ths III Edward Haser Ryan Hesse Sara E Hesse Scott Hesse Terri Hesse Chase Jacobson, PA Robert Jensen Anthony Kneeland Lauren Knox Alicja Kukowska Navka Gloria A Kifyuk Madelyn LaRosa Terrence Laucis Sr. Terry Long Leslie Lougee Chris Lowery Linda Malec Nicole Mantha Michael Marriner Ramon Martinez Lon McCracken Rebekah McCracken Darryl McKee Terry McNutt Torrey Mead Bonnie Melreit John Miranda Nicole Moore Cathy Moseley Inessa Netchiounas Don Northrup Julia Nowak Kathi Obendorfer Anneliese Ostrowe Patricia Ottolini Felicia Peirano Ricky Peitz, PA Josefa Martina Pfoertner Jennifer Philbrick Sierra Powell Jean Pressley Whittaker, PA Alana Price TerriLynn Ratzel Marlene Reali Phyllis Rollo Laurie Sandoval Barbara Sankey John Saren Brittany Scales Amy Sendall Luz Serrano Sierra, PA Yelena Shabliy Yana Shabunin Tisha Shaw James Shelby Linda Sherman Jane Simbro Katie Smallwood Audrey Smith, PA Herbert Stephens Jessica Sullivan Jim Surprenant Bonnie Swanson Luther Tai William Thompson (Of“ce Manager) Virginia Vigas Lesley Vignolini Denice Vitale-Rotolo Kim Wallace Alisha Weaver Donna Wenck Thomas Wenck Justin Wesley Megan Wichmann Matthew Wojcik Roland Zion Keller Williams Realty Gold 3972 S Tamiami Trail Venice, FL 34293 941 408-0600 Paul Cornuke (Broker) Tami Pocevic Key Realty, Inc. 1201 S McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-3228 Christine Clayton Leslie Edwards (Broker) Gary Miller

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 29 | REALTORS LISTINGBarbara Mooney Carolyn Schaeffer Blair Schneider Wendi Schneider Debra Walters Susan Whitworth KW Peace River Partners 1675 W Marion Ave Ste 112 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941 875-9060 Penny Donald Amanda Mathern James Quinn (Broker) Lantz Realty 146 Island Court Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 270-3409 Rex Lantz (Broker) Lasbury-Tracy Realty Inc. 312 S. Indiana Ave. Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-5585 Stephanie Borchard Judith Ann Canero Rosann Carey Franklin Castanien Amy DeMersman William Drozda Jennifer Furey Kathleen Hague Christine Howard Leah Lasbury Suzanne Murray Margaret Norton Robert Skidmore Eric Smith Rachael Smith Steven Somma Toddington Tracy Nathan Tracy II (Broker) Stephanie Trimboli Thomas Trimboli Sr Capri Wiedemann Daniel Wyatt Lemonde Valuation Services 1811 Englewood Rd #273 Englewood, FL 34223 941 460-9502 David Lemonde (Broker) M R Realty & Investment LLC 590 Tamiami Trail Unit 2 Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941 661-1910 Yuriy Brych Mark Radcliffe (Broker) Elena Zinchuk Manasota Key Realty Inc 1927 Beach Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 474-9534 Christa Bigness Kelly Cannon Kim Durham David M. Lipstein (Broker) David Lipstein Kacie Salerno Patricia Samuels McCall Real Estate 263 Long Meadow Ln Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 830-0284 Lynne Forwell Ronald Forwell (Broker) Medway Realty 4121 S Tamiami Trail Venice, FL 34293 941 375-2456 Andrew Clark (Broker) Gary Hofmann Dennis Kipa Kimberly Kipa Carl Traenkner, Jr David Voigt Michael Saunders & Co. 110 Nokomis Ave Venice, FL 34285 941 485-5421 Madeline Childers Tom Childers Michael Saunders (Broker) BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY ACCOUNTINGAPPAREL ATTORNEYS AUTO REPAIRadno=54535739adno=54535669 CHRIS MURTHAACCOUNTING AND TAX SERVICES, LLCBus: 941.828.1280 Cell: 841.662.5344 Fax: 941.828.1283 Suite 106 2800 Placida Rd. Englewood, FL 34224 € adno=54535675Swimwear, Resortwear & Beach Accessories for the Entire Family At Swim Mart We Have a Fit Specialist Every DayLinda Zenga Store Manager Merchants Crossing Plaza 1500 Placida Rd. Suite #D-8 Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-4088 Fax: (941) 474-4088 Email: WWW.BIGWLAW.COMPractices Include: Residential & Commercial Real Estate Law (title insurance, closings, land use and zoning), Utilities Law, Corporate Law, Banking Law, Wills, Estate Planning, Trust, Probate AdministrationMAIN OFFICE: (941) 627-1000 3195 SOUTH ACCESS ROAD, ENGLEWOOD, FL 34224 SATELLITE OFFICES: NORTH PORT, FL BOCA GRANDE, FL (941) 964-1223THE BIG W LAW FIRMWIDEIKIS, BENEDICT & BERNTSSON, LLCadno=54535471 adno=54535650

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Page 30 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | REALTORS LISTINGMichael Saunders & Co. Boca 420 East Railroad Ave Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-2000 Elizabeth Burr Margaret Charlebois Dorsey Dumas Johns Knight Michael McMillan Margaret Norvell Krista Potthast-Haynes, P.A. Michael Saunders (Broker) Carol Stewart Jane Vaughan Shawna Wagar Michael Saunders & Company 1200 S. McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 941 473-7750 Deborah Benson James Callahan Maryann Casey Marcia Cullinan Michael Cullinan Charlotte Darnell Judy Davis Sharon de Silva Toby Delbridge Doris Fernandez Susan Gilmore Erin Halstead Michael Hollenbeck Betsy Hollister Joseph Huggins Cheryl Komosa Harvey Long James Luscombe Charlene Mackin Kevin Mackin Joni McLendon Randall McLendon Mitchell Mesenburg Pamela Neer Joanne Pattona Susan Porter Misty Raines PA Christine Reid Jodi Richards Sharon Rodgers Michael Saunders (Broker) Mary Smedley Kate Stevens Mary Stuart Marybeth Tvaroch Reatha Valera Anna Wagenseil Lorna Williamson Yvonne Wolf Deborah Zor Neal Communities Realty, Inc. 5800 Lakewood Ranch Blvd Sarasota, FL 34240 941 328-1111 Dawna Bruner John Neal (Broker) Nelda Thompson & Assoc. 1354 Manasota Bch. Road, Ste 4 Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-6027 Joann Schilp Nelda Thompson (Broker) Ocean Partners Real Estate 335 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941 627-6232 Bradley Geddeis (Broker) Robert Mauro Palm Island Properties Inc 7092 Placida Rd Placida, FL 33946 941 697-1445 Jamie Beckstead Richard Brunette (Broker) Penny Hazen Palm Island Vacation Rentals 7075 Placida Rd. Englewood, FL 34224 941 697-4007 Daniel Wootten (Broker) Business & Service Directory AUTO REPAIRAUTO REPAIR & SALES AUTO REPAIR & SALESadno=54535740 2921 Ave. Of The Americas Englewood, FL 34224 S. McCall Rd. (776)Placida Rd. (771)WorthAve. of the AmericasWinchester Blvd.San Casa Dr. A-1 adno=54535607 adno=54535526 We Buy & Sell Used Autos & TrucksENTERPRISES OF FLORIDA, LLCP C T Used Autos & Trucks1606 Faust Drive Englewood, Fl 34224 WWW.PCTCARS2.COM 941-473-CARS 473-2277adno=54535478

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 31 | REALTORS LISTINGParadise Exclusive Inc 8300 Wiltshire Dr Unit 3 Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941 698-0303 Robert Bauer James Benson (Broker) Candy Brooks Clark Browning Becky Cole Francis Colosimo Susan Cooper Elaine Cowgill Teresa Dailey Mark Dean Linda DeCamp Courtney DeFilippis Kelsey Dutery Michelle Eberley Tara Erdman Brittany Essig Tina Evans Brian Faro David Ferryall Michelle Finley Robert Flaaskog Sandra Flaaskog Susan Fraser Nathan Fugitt Allyson Garcia Joseph Giraldi Barry Googins Anita Gross Andrew Hackleman Mark Hamsher Diana Headley John Headley Michelle Jakelis Norma Kite Chris Lee Shawna Lowbridge Julia Lowder Esther Maisch Elaine Mayo Tracy Meyer Lore Mooren Melissa Mutkoski Sondra Pinard Corinne Ramirez Karen Rand Christina Sexton Alice Sheldon Wayne Sheldon Robert Stevenson Dennis Tolton Katrina Towns Jason Vollmer Tom Wagner Parsley-Baldwin Realty Inc. PO Box 605 Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-2700 John Brandenberger John Harms David Hayden Brett Hendricks Kevin Hyde Nancy Hyde Olivia Jones Anthony Mauceri (Broker) Marco Meola Deborah Miller Jim Reske Susan Reske Diane Rosano Eleanore Young Pineapple Gulf Properties, LLC 350 S Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 941 473-0300 Barbara Luciano Glenda McDorman (Broker) Place In The Sun, LLC 8501 Placida Rd Unit A3 Cape Haze, FL 33946 941 697-2175 Lisa Boyle Hazel Klossner (Broker) Placida Properties 11000 Placida Rd Placida, FL 33946 941 697-4500 Linda Blaine (Broker) Paul Freeman BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY BANKBANK DANCEELECTRICadno=54535741 Liz JarvisV.P., Residential LenderNMLS #7953071111 South McCall Road Englewood, FL 34223 (941)475-6771 Cell (941) 961-7500 adno=54535338 Kristina WattsBusiness Development O cerNMLS# #7953061111 South McCall Road Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-6771 Cell (941) 830-3739 Fax (941) 414-3384 kmwatts@ebt” .comMember FDIC Loans subject to credit appoval. NMLS #511970 adno=54535337 DANCE ETCWhere Adults Come to PlayBellydance € Ballroom € Latin € Tap Line Dance € Hawaiian Dance € Swing Zumba€ Pound Fitness € Flash Mobs House Concerts € Drum € 941-460-8072 3372 N Access Rd. Englewoodadno=54535493 adno=54535575 Sales & Service EC#003182 3984 N. Access Rd. Englewood, Fl 34224 €Residential €Commercial €Dock Power & Lighting €CCTV/Surveillance €Surge Protection €Home Theater & Media Rooms €Structured Wiring Systems €Wall Mounting Flat Panel TVs 941-475-3315 1-888-836-0600 Fax 475-4047 Insured

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Page 32 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | REALTORS LISTINGProgram Realty, LLC 3385 S Access Rd Unit 8 Englewood, FL 34224 941 999-9900 Kylie Butler Thomas Carrero Jr Amber Craft Debora DuBois Anthony Haynes Stephen Hinchman Denise Juergens Diane Martinez Roxanne Moore Amanda Painter Jason Painter (Broker) Vicki Painter-Hinchman Re/Max Alliance Group 2230 McCall Road, #A Englewood, FL 34224 941 473-8484 Tara Bartolomucci Loretta Colwell Stanley Colwell Peter Crowley (Broker) Kathy Damewood Robert Firth Celeste Hickok Peggy Laigle, PA Lesley Melahn Sandra Newell Oskar Nuut Claudia Ridge Carla Stiver Kimberly Stiver Sandra Strickler RE/MAX Alliance Group 2000 Webber Street Sarasota, FL 34239 941 954-5454 Peter Crowley (Broker) David ONeil RE/MAX Alliance Group 1314 B East Venice Ave Venice, FL 34292 941 486-8686 Peter Crowley (Broker) Martina Hornjak Rebecca Nye Patricia Stetson RE/MAX Anchor of Marina Park 150 Laishley Ct Ste 114 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941 205-2004 Jan Demers Rebecca Dewey (Broker) RE/MAX Anchor Realty 8379 Gasparilla Rd Placida, FL 33946 941 697-5606 Catherine Allford Charles Allford Kathleen Betancourt Debra Campbell Joanne Walters Carlos Dasilva Rebecca Dewey (Broker) Patricia Estill Deborah Jones Cathy Ledford RE/MAX Palm Realty 1808 Tamiami Trail Unt D2 Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 743-5525 Peter Rivera (Broker) Gregory Stevens RE/MAX Palm Realty of Venice 2095 Tamiami Trail South Venice, FL 34293 941 451-2025 Mark Allshouse Jack Budwitz Leonard Park Peter Rivera (Broker) Woodley Watts Real Estate Brilliance LLC 7108 Mif”in St Englewood, FL 34224 941 475-6699 Jesse Bryl (Broker) BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY FLOORINGFLORIST FOOD TRUCKGLASSadno=54535742 3385 S. Access Rd., Englewood € 941-475-9545Carpet € Wood € Vinyl Planks Tile € Laminate Travertine € Glass Mosaics Backsplashes € Walls € Floors40 Years in the BusinessWe also received Englewood'sBest of Finalist Award for Flooring & Design in 2018adno=54535661 adno=54535725Linda StevensFLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS941-475-6702 800-780-6695 www.stevensthe” oristsouth.com3455 S. Access Rd. Englewood, FL 34224Stevens the Florist South adno=54535715 Est. 1979EnglewoodGlass & Mirror, Inc."For All Your Glass Needs"Windows € Showerdoors € Mirrors 24 Hours Emergency ServiceFREE Estimates358 W. Dearborn St € (941) adno=54535456

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 33 | REALTORS LISTINGRegistry Realty 8571 Amberjack Cir #202 Englewood, FL 34224 407 580-9630 Craig Conlon (Broker) Resort Real Estate of CapeHaze 8401 Placida Rd Cape Haze, FL 34276 941 914-3336 Clark Gillaspie (Broker) Riverwood Realty 1680 El Jobean Rd, Ste 4 Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 743-9663 Anita Baltierra Janice Fanstill (Broker) Margaret Hoppe Susan McCoy Theodore McDermott Kim Powers Virginia Smythe-Park Maureen Winsor RMI Realty 3521 Bay Ridge Way Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941 286-6952 Regina Iacone (Broker) Sarasota Realty Assoc., Inc. 787 Commerce Drive Venice, FL 34292 941 232-3271 Roger Greig (Broker) Dane Hahn South Gulf Cove Realty, Inc 8264 Wiltshire Dr Unit A Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941 698-1300 Gary Miner (Broker) Philip Van Der Heyden Stetson Properties 1811 Englewood Rd #252 Engewood, FL 34223 941 475-7603 Patricia Stetson (Broker) Sun Realty 3757 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FL 34103 239 649-1990 Gary Hicks (Broker) Sun Realty 318 Tamiami Trail #216 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 239 649-1990 Drake Bliss Christine Cupp Jeff Richards Hope Sage James Tierney Thomas Winkler Kent Wolfe Robecca Wolfe Sunset Realty FL LLC 6202 Seaport St Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941 214-8201 Angela Ormond Jean Wolke (Broker) SunState Realty, LLC 4414 N. Access Rd. Englewood, FL 34224 941 460-6467 Darin Waldeck Mary Waldeck (Broker) Darin Waldeck II Susan Chaney 3838 Weidman Ave North Port, FL 34286 941 350-7750 Susan Chaney (Broker) SW Management & Realty LLC 12801 Commonwealth Dr #12 Fort Myers, FL 33913 239 738-7900 Matthew Price (Broker) BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY GLASS GOLF CARTSHEALTH a dno=54535743adno=54535498 LEMON BAY GLASS941-475-1281 (ph.) | 800-642-4318 (toll) Showroom: 2840 Ave. of The Americas € Englewood, FL 34224 ITS CRYSTAL CLEARYour Clear Choice for:€ Impact Resistant Windows & Doors € Replacement Windows & Sliders € Glass Entrance Doors; Custom Solutions € Vanity Mirrors, Walls & Custom Projects € Heavy Glass Frameless Shower Enclosures € Commercial & Store Front Windows & DoorsMonday Friday | 7:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Quality Products & Craftsmanship at Competitive Priceswww.LemonBayGlass.comFree Estimates | Licensed & Insured | Established 1985 Sales Service Rentals StorageDAVID W. LUTZGeneral Manager Phone: (941) 698-1010 Fax: (941) 698-10333301 Placida Road € Englewood, Florida 34224 € www.tgcarts.comadno=54535656A Breed Above the Rest Moen Grab Bars 12Ž 32Ž Over 25 years experienceJims Bathroom Grab Bars, LLC941-626-4296 PREVENT S erious Bathroom Fallsadno=54535709FLOORING STOCK SPECIALS AVAILABLE*See retailer for details Thank You Englewood For Voting Us the BESTCarpet, Waterproof Flooring, Tile, Wood and more!3680 N. Access Rd., Englewood (941) 474-0076adno=54535351

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Page 34 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | REALTORS LISTINGSWFL Homes LLC 1420 Duncan PL Englewood, FL 34223 941 628-0949 Connie Nowell (Broker) Tall Pines Realty 1500 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-5015 Louis Adorjan Neil Aymond Louise Bacher Kari Barrick Dorothy Bruns Ann Deramo Audrey Frazer James Galek Karen Govorchin Rexford Govorchin Tyler Grif“ths Sandra Hilton Danielle Jones Jeremy Jones (Broker) Cathryn Keyes Imelda Langley Henry Marrangoni Brian Matthews Hope Matthews Joseph McCarthy Meta McClary Ronald McGuire Chad McKinney Gary Norlund Lisa Pochowski Dale Raterink Mary Ann Schmitt Mary Sprague Ronald Stanek Julie Starbuck Jeffrey Stiles Jeanne Talbott Heather Terrio Kimberly Torres Dolores Vasher Cassandra Walker Ronald Walker Douglas Winterbauer Jacqueline Yarnes Tarpon Real Estate, Inc. 8725 Placida Rd., Ste 8. Cape Haze, FL 33946 941 697-7575 Patricia Boksa Wade Boston Kim Brereton Paul Brereton Benjamin Cirka Dondi Davis Janie Flack Judy Giamborino David Haynes (Broker) Robin Johnson Nichelle Kiehl Elizabeth Macy Linda Pacinelli Barbara Jo Pendergrass Cheryl Runzo Keith Seibel Terry Smith Frances Stanwix John Stanwix Terra Firma Management,LTD 1460 South McCall Road, Ste 2G Englewood, FL 34223 941 2864267 Dominic Trahan (Broker) The BRC Group, LLC 333 Park Ave Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-8180 Brian Corcoran (Broker) John Corcoran Raymond Corcoran Dawn Havens The Seale Family Inc P.O. Box 1446 Boca Grande, FL 33921 941 964-0333 Virginia Knight Linda Konings Rebecca Paterson (Broker) Michael Vasher BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY HOBBIESICE CREAM INSURANCEJEWELRYadno=54535744A Hobby Store... with a Whole Lot More!! PICKLEBALL SUPPLIES € RC Supplies € Model Kits € Rockets € Kites € Metal Detectors € Dart & Billiard Supplies € Spas € Saunas € Pools Big Green Egg 3740 N. Access Rd, Englewood9414731122 € www.sunbirdshobbies.comadno=54535487 adno=54535628 6945 Sunnybrook Blvd € Englewood (941) 475-1855 6800 Placida Rd C-1 € Englewood (941) 697-3959 www.SwirlsnCurlsIceCream.comOver 60 FlavorsOpen 7 Days HARD & SOFT adno=54535425 Discounts on Home Insurance 941-474-9511 € adno=54535721 941-460-8535 480 West Dearborn St. Englewood, FL 34223

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 35 | REALTORS LISTINGThe Sunnybrook Realty LLC 6945 Sunnybrook Blvd Englewood, FL 34224 941 474-8000 Ann Marie Bronson (Broker) Timothy Bronson Robert Penny Richard Skamser TMI Real Estate Company and Re 1975 Englewood Rd Englewood, FL 34223 941 460-0410 Lesley Hare (Broker) Traverso & Company 4005 Cape Haze Dr. Cape Haze, FL 33947 941 468-5965 Peter Traverso (Broker) Tri-County Appraisals & Audit 140 S Oxford Dr Englewood, FL 34223 941 716-9999 Nathan Johnson (Broker) Tropical Breeze Realty 1680 El Jobean Rd, Ste 4 Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941 883-4750 Craig Croson Janice Fanstill (Broker) Mark Fanstill Victoria Fanstill Kathleene Murray Patricia Stevens Tropical Coast Realty PO Box 1617 Englewood, FL 34295 941 916-0076 Jeffry Browne (Broker) Denise Heath Veterans Realty Inc. 3230 Southgate Circle Ste 140 Sarasota, FL 34239 941 730-3605 Gary Benjamin (Broker) Frederick Millspaugh Weichert Realtors-Realty Extra 642 N Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 941 475-8310 Estelle Dichazi (Broker) John Diczhazi Susan Gamble Michael Halpin Shawn Sikes Stephen Veralli Wendy Reinhardt Realty,Inc. 106 Kings Dr Rotonda West, FL 33947 941 321-1671 Wendy Reinhardt (Broker) Mary Tamez Joseph Thompson Dale Tippit Michael Vernamonti, PA Mary Woods West Coast Realty Services LLC 1460 S McCall Rd, Ste 4D Englewood, FL 34223 941 473-0272 Nigel Spencer-Barnes Robin Williams (Broker) Wright Realty, Fla 400 Percheron Cir Nokomis, FL 34275 941 536-5019 Rhonda Wright (Broker) Xtreme Realty Team Gulf Coast 1245 N Access Rd Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941 979-0115 Amos Allen Alvin Delaney (Broker) BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY JEWELRYLANDSCAPES LIQUORLOANSadno=54535745 adno=54535723 Your Home Town JewelerŽ 1500 Placida Rd, D-3 € Englewood, FL 34223 For All Your Landscaping NeedsMulch (Bag & Bulk) € Fill Dirt € Topsoil € River Rock Gravel € Sand (Paver & DOT) € Driveway Stones Edging € Lava € Splash Block € Boulders € Rip Rap Stepping Stones € Crushed & Whole Shell Slate & Flagstones € Pavers € Granite € Railroad Ties Sod (Piece & Pallet) € Lawn Ornaments $10 OFF DELIVERYCODE:EBOR 941-698-9769 South Gulf Cove: 7621 Sawyer Cir.941-629-6651 Port Charlotte: 590 Prineville St. www.murdockstonesetc.comadno=54535481 BEACH LIQUORS FINE WINE & SPIRITS941-474-9453Family OwnedŽ1600 South McCall Road Englewood, FL 34224 BEACH LIQUORS BEACH LIQUORS FINE WINE & SPIRITS FINEWINE&SPIRITS FINE WINE & SPIRITS 9 9 9 9 4 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 7 7 7 7 4 4 4 4 9 9 9 9 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3  F F a a m m i i l l y y y O O w w n n e e d d Ž 16 16 00 00 S S ou ou th th M M cC cC al al l l Ro Ro ad ad En En gl gl g ew ew oo oo d d F F L L 34 34 22 22 4 4 adno=54535695 adno=54535703 Traci HamillLoan Consultant | NMLS ID 391097 822 Pinebrook Road Venice, FL 34285 C: 941-999-7765

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Page 36 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | BUSINESS PARTNER LISTINGACCOUNTANTS Barcos Accounting & Tax Services 1861 Placida Rd #201 Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-5461 Sharon Barco Mercier CPA Associates, PA 508 N Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-9309 Julia Mercier Valerie Wagner & Assoc. LLC 33 S Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-1976 Valerie Wagner ADVERTISING Englewood Sun Herald 120 W. Dearborn St. Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 681-3001 Carol Moore Welcome Home Magazine 200 E Venice Ave Venice, FL 34285 (941) 207-1222 Linda Shinsky AIR CONDITIONING Abbott Air 2614 Avenue of the Americas Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 474-4741 Andrew Abbott Cliffs AC & Heating Inc 17324 Seymour Ave Port Charlotte, FL 33953 (941) 629-2863 Jeff Eisaman Four Seasons Air Conditioning 1592 Market Cir Port Charlotte, FL 33952 (941) 627-2132 Cozi Ingerham Grande Aire PO Box 743 Boca Grande, FL 33921 (941) 964-1142 Kelly Radford BANK/LENDING BMO Harris Bank Morgage 1777 Tamiami Trail Suite 102 Port Charlotte, FL 33948 (941) 716-0281 Amy Smithiling Caliber Home Loans 822 Pinebrook Road Venice, FL 34285 (941) 999-7765 Traci Hamill Centennial Mortgage 1450 Placida Rd Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 460-7000 Irene Slattery Dawn Campo Karen Current Core Mortgage Financial 14140 Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 34287 (941) 677-2673 Stephanie Belknap BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY adno=54535707 D r y S l i p s A v a i l a b l e Call Marina for PricingSKIPSPLACIDA MARINA1990 PLACIDA RD. ENGLEWOOD, FL9414608157THEBA CK YA RDR Enjoy a great selection of craft or domestic beer and “ ne wines dockside at Skip`s Marina! 941.698.11106950 Placida Rd Englewood, FLCapeHazeMarina.comCome see why Englewood voted us THE BESTŽ!adno=54535646 Here Today „ Here Tomorrow KIMAL ENGLEWOOD 6520 Industrial Lane, Englewood (off San Casa) tel 941-473-7793 Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-4:30pm Sat 7am-Noon KIMAL PRODUCTS „ SERVICES FREE DELIVERY Trusses, Lumber, Trim, Drywall, Windows & Doors, Installation, Hardware, Flooring and more FREE DELIVERY $18.50 Now Available Propane Exchange Englewood 941-474-7793 Nokomis 941-484-9721 Sarasota 941-953-1076 adno=54535483LUMBERMARINA MARINAadno=54535746 adno=54535697TOHATSUOutboardsCerti“ ed Techicians Tohatsu Authorized Factory Sales & Service Licensed & Insured Servicing All Outboards, Inboards & Sterndrivers!941-697-7029 € 7491 Sawyer Circle, Port Charlotte 33981Boat Storage $1.50/ Foot Per Month Accepting Consignment Boats Visit us on Facebook or at for specialsMARINE SERVICE

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 37 | BUSINESS PARTNER LISTINGEnglewood Bank & Trust 1111 S. McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-6771 Liz Jarvis Fifth Third Bank Mortgage 1550 Placida Rd Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 228-0806 James Jerome Guaranteed Rate 9251 Pine Cove Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 468-4296 Janet Jones Gulfside Mortgage Services 1062 E Venice Ave Venice, FL 34285 (941) 485-4222 Sue Hogrefe MSC Mortgage LLC 1200 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 662-8598 Mary Jo Claudius Priority Mortgage 150 W Wilson Bridge Rd,Ste 350 Worthington, OH 43085 (614) 352-8895 Derek Harris Stanley Dean State Farm 1729 Tamiami Trl S Venice, FL 34293 (941) 492-2400 Courtney Major Trustco Bank 2936 South McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 460-0601 Victor Berger BUILDERS ASSOCIATION Charlotte Desoto Building Indu 17984 Toledo Blade Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33948 (941) 625-0804 Donna Barrett BUSINESS SERVICES Angel Staging Designs 10271 Winstead Ave Englewood, FL 34224 (609) 501-7225 Leanne DAngelo Brookdale Rotonda Asst. Living 550 Rotonda Blvd W Rotonda West, FL 33947 (941) 698-1198 Brenda Peckham Eisenberger Home Watch 6376 David Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33981 (610) 564-9504 Thom Eisenberger Florida Abstract and Security 37 S Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 743-7041 Shantelle Porack Michael J Looney, Inc 150 N Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-3104 Mike Looney BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY 3790N.ACCESSRD.,ENGLEWOOD34224 474-0937475-4786€ LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1983 Entomologist on Staff adno=54532301 Like Us1951 S. McCall Rd. Unit 540 Mon-Fri: 9-7. Sat: 9-6 Sun: ClosedNAILS & SPAadno=54535677NAILSSEAFOOD PEST CONTROLadno54535747adno=54535485 $10 OFFGROOMING FOR NEW CLIENTS!PET GROOMING adno=54535756

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Page 38 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | BUSINESS PARTNER LISTINGQuick Signs & Lettering 3502 N Access Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 460-0260 Cyndi Fredricks Signs In One Day 2961 Placida Rd Suite 2 Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 697-9688 Louise Cook CONTRACTOR Bella Custom Builders Inc 3398 S Access Rd, Ste B Englewood, FL 34224 (321) 508-6246 Tony Ruggiano Truex Preferred Construction 3797 S Access Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 475-6680 Michelle Wojtowicz INSPECTION COMPANY Coastal Mitigations, Inc 7402 Ashtabula St Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 474-3439 Shane Sovan Countywide Property Inspec 5378 Winfree St Port Charlotte, FL 33981 (941) 276-7677 Richard Lahr Elite Inspections & Pests Solutions 21452 Higgs Dr. Port Charlotte, FL 33952 (941) 889-8410 Raymond Burke Englewood Home Inspections PO Box 790 Placida, FL 33946 (941) 473-1574 Rob Kaleda Home Inspectors of Southern Fl PO Box 3486 Placida, FL 33946 (941) 218-9244 Troy Stewart Home Shield Inspections LLC 8040 Casa De Meadows Dr Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 716-3053 Timothy Czachur HomeSpec 1179 Talbot St Port Charlotte, FL 33952 (941) 270-1349 Todd Miller Nothing Missed Home Inspec 56 White Marsh Ln Rotonda West, FL 33947 (941) 286-3358 Rick ONeal Pattens Home Inspections PO Box 7197 North Port, FL 34290 (941) 743-2002 Tom Patten Platinum Inspections 18042 Robinson Ave Port Charlotte, FL 33948 (941) 889-8729 Thomas Belke BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY DAILY SPECIALS $7.99 UPGreat Food! Good Friends! Real Fun!The New Faull InnWorld Famous Pizza Oversized Sandwiches Home Cooked MealsBeer € Wine € Live EntertainmentDine Indoors or Out 2670 Placida Rd. Englewood, FL 941.697.8050 2014 READERS CHOICEP I Z Z A & B E E R PIZZA & BEERWE DELIVERadno=54535713adno=54535491 RICH BOBBI RON JEREMY FAMILY OWNED 4245 S Access Road € Englewood, Florida 34224 941-475-1959 Fax 941-475-1956 Fernando & Erika Pina 941.460.8081 2639 Placida Road Englewood, FL 34224adno=54535717 Licensed/Insured #RFT1067118 Hour Emergency Service H Emergen 24 Englewood: (941) 473-2344 € North Port: (941) 426-8667 Cape Haze: (941) 697-3006 € Sarasota: (941) 894-3760 Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda: (941) 625-5922 € Venice: (941) 486-1904 adno=54535422PLUMBINGPOOLS RESTAURANTRESTAURANT adno = 54535748 2 0 1 8 0 6 2 4 e a b o r 3 8 p d f 1 1 8 J u n 1 8 2 0 : 2 2 : 1 4

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 Page 39 | BUSINESS PARTNER LISTINGQuality Home Inspections 2 Pebble Beach Rd Rotonda West, FL 33947 (941) 697-1096 Blaine Wiley SafeGuard Protection Inspec. 8730 Mystic Cir North Port, FL 34287 (941) 567-8442 Donald Cegledi SWF Home Inspections 264 Tamiami Trail S. Venice, FL 34285 (941) 493-4334 Bob Massanova Tailored Inspections 2883 S Haberland Blvd North Port, FL 34288 (941) 549-2962 Charles Miller WIN Home Inspection 241 Fareham Dr Venice, FL 34293 (941) 408-3478 Scott Sehi INSURANCE COMPANY Arnold Insurance 1357 S McCall Rd Port Charlotte, FL 33981 (941) 214-8668 Kyle Arnold Brightway Insurance 3631 S Access Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 474-3456 Kevin Feuser Key Agency 1201 S. McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-9511 David Dignam Rowley Insurance Agency, Inc. 262 S. Indiana Ave. Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-7762 Keith Rowley State Farm Insurance 21 S indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-9591 Ron Smith We Insure 1901 S Tamiami Trl, Ste F Venice, FL 34293 (941) 209-4639 Cindy Perkins LAW FIRM Farr Law Firm 4130 Woodmere Park Blvd. #12 Venice, FL 34293 (941) 460-9334 Jack Hackett Dorothy Korszen Rush Frush Brett Sifrit Wideikis, Benedict & Berntsson 3195 S Access Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 627-1000 John Wideikis LAWN SERVICES Allese Lawn Service Inc 3472 Dwight StPort Charlotte, FL 33981(941) 697-4758 Chris Allese BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY adno=54535654Nicholas MackOwner/Executice Chef8501 Placida Rd. Suite 4A Placida, FL 33946941-697-1313 www.villacapriplacida.comVilla Capri Italian, Seafood and Pizza Restaurant Delivery Take Out Dine-In 941.460.8696 1500 Placida Rd. Unit E-4 Merchant Crossing (The Old Coney IslandŽ) 1 0 % O F F 10% OFF adno=54535673RESTAURANTRESTAURANT RESTAURANTadno=54535749adno=54535753 DRY 4 LIFEŽ David L. Appelo, Sr. Owner/Operator Lic# CCC1330856/FRO# 9471 941-460-6011 Cell: 813-505-3776 Fax: 888-860-2739 dappelo@apexroofmasters.comFACTORY-CERTIFIED € DRUG FREE WORK PLACE € FULLY INSURED TILE, METAL, SHINGLE RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL Subcontractor of the year Associate Vice President ROOFING Rocket & Sue Atamanchuk Proprietors1975 Beach Road Englewood, FL 34223 941-460-8280 / www.sandbartikigrille.comThe Place to be on Manasota Keyadno=54535719

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Page 40 Sunday, June 24, 2018 | BUSINESS PARTNER LISTINGORGANIZATION Boca Royale Golf & CC 1601 Englewood Rd Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-6464 Ian Fetigan Brenda Meden Englewood Community Hospital 700 Medical Blvd Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-6571 Tiffany Briggs Englewood Florida COC 601 S Indiana Ave Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-5511 Ed Hill PEST CONTROL Econo Termite & Pest Control 3790 N Access Rd Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 474-0937 Brian Eisenberg Elite Inspections & Pests Solutions 21452 Higgs Dr. Port Charlotte, FL 33952 (941) 889-8410 Raymond Burke Hughes Exterminators 989 S Tamiami Trail Pt. Charlotte, FL 33953 (941) 629-3033 Steve Bolden Truly Nolen of America 6946 Sunnybrook Blvd. Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 475-2312 Ken Smith PRINTING SERVICES Short Stop Printing 1101 S. McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 474-4313 Gratia Schroeder TITLE SERVICE Coastal Security Title, Inc. 3670 N Access Road Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 474-7781 Beth Garcia First International Title Inc 2828 S McCall Rd #216 Englewood, FL 34224 (941) 460-3108 Lisa Guild Robin Lindecamp Stewart Title 579 S. Indiana Ave.,ste B1 Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 204-4580 Sharon Morris BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY adno=54535705DJ STEVE TO HONOR YOU... Weddings & Special Events2821 Placida Rd. Englewood, FL 34224 Telephone: (941) 698-9828 adno=54535537 Sewing 3579 S. Access Rd #K Englewood€ Tailoring € Alterations € Dressmaking € Embroidery€ Home DecorLLC SEWING SERVICES adno=54535506SOAPS WEDDINGS/EVENTSANDERSON WINDOW SERVICE, INC.WE DO WINDOWS & A WHOLE LOT MOREŽGLASS MIRRORS941-828-0006 941-475-3250andwinco@yahoo.comComplete Commercial & Residential Service 7410 Sawyer Circle #8 Pt. Charlotte, FL 33981 Jeff & Cindy Haskell License # AAA008704 adno=54535659adno=54535750WINDOW SERVICES