Title: Venice gondolier sun
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Title: Venice gondolier sun
Alternate Title: Venice gondolier
Gondolier
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Venice Gondolier Sun
Publisher: Venice Gondolier Sun
Place of Publication: Venice Fla
Publication Date: September 2, 2009
Copyright Date: 2009
Frequency: semiweekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Venice (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Sarasota County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Sarasota -- Venice
Coordinates: 27.098611 x -82.438889 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 56, no. 7 (April 4-6. 2001)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Issue for April 4-6, 2001 also called April 4, 2001.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00028295
Volume ID: VID00716
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: ltuf - ANK8420
oclc - 47264140
alephbibnum - 002730652
issn - 1536-1063
lccn - 2001229429
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Preceded by: Venice gondolier (Venice, Fla. : 1983)

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Arbitrator rules ESE teacher "hit, hurt and treated
students roughly," but the school district could
have acted sooner.


BY GREG GILES
NEWS EDITOR


In a controversial ruling an
arbitrator this week found that
Venice Elementary School
teacher Diana O'Neill should
be issued two written repri-
mands and suspended with-
out pay for a total of four
weeks.
But her employment with
the Sarasota County Schools
should not be terminated, as


Superintendent Lori White
had sought.
"Normally, hitting a student
in this manner would be
grounds for termination of a
teacher's employment, be-
cause it would normally con-
stitute misconduct in office so
serious as to impair the
teacher's effectiveness in the
school system," arbitrator
Mark Lurie of West Palm
Beach, wrote in his ruling that
followed a two-day evidentiary


, not terminated


hearing conducted in July.
"In this case the mitigating
factor was Ms. O'Neill's 18
years of service to the district
in a job that would grind most
educators down (that) must be
taken into account."
District officials argued
O'Neill was burnt out, but
O'Neill denied it.
Shared blame
The arbitrator also found
fault with the way the school
principal and two aides who
documented O'Neill's heavy
handed actions handled the
situation.

Please see O'NEILL, 5A


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O'Neill will be returned to a teaching job within the district.


Short-term rentals


in foreclosure


BY GREG GILES
NEWS EDITOR


A number of short-term
rentals, the type that drew
neighborhood complaints ov-
er the past few years, are now
falling into foreclosure.
In the past two months the
loans on four properties
owned by Daniel J. Cohen were
called in by SunTrust Bank
after he failed to make mort-
gage payments.
Cohen, a business partner
of Jacksonville businessman
Steve Milo, who owns numer-
ous rentals in the Venice area,
was one of several plaintiffs
who prevailed in a lawsuit
against the city. The rentals
had been the subject of litiga-
tion for the past three years
before the city settled by pay-
ing the plaintiffs Steve and
Sara Milo and their son Da-
maris Milo, Alan Evena, Cecilia


Evans and Cohen $300,000 in
attorneys fees and as compen-
sation for the reduction in the
value of their properties when
city council decided the rentals
were prohibited.
A judge later found no city
code provision banned the
rentals, ruling in March 2008
that the city went "outside the
essential requirements of the
law by reversing the planning
commission's decision (which
said the city couldn't deny the
rentals) and placing limita-
tions on the duration and fre-
quency."
In July the city adopted a
new policy banning short-
term rentals in single-family
neighborhoods, but grandfa-
thered in existing rentals with
proper licenses and permits
for the next 15 years.
What the new foreclosures

Please see RENTALS, 5A


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SUN PHOTO BY JUSTIN FENNELL
Lt. Scott Blanchard brings the Venice Fire Department's Jet Ski to shore with rescue swimmer Mike
Brantley, right, and simulated victim Barry Spinweber in tow during a water rescue drill of Venice Beach
last Friday. VFD planned to conduct drills on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday but Thursday's drill was
interrupted by a real rescue at sea of three men whose boat had overturned.


Voting machine tossed to the curb


BY BROOKY BROWN
PROJECTS EDITOR


SUN PHOTO BY BROOKY BROWN
When Alison Paris opened what she believed to be some kind of case,
she was surprised to find an old punch-card voting machine.


Alison Paris decided to take
the scenic route from Venice to
her home in Osprey.
"I like driving along Casey
Key after dark with the top
down, and the stars overhead,"
she said.
This particular night her
headlights flashed on some-
thing that caught her eye.
"I stopped the car to see
what it was," she said. "People
had put their garbage out and
there was this blue case by the
side of the road. I threw it in
the trunk of my car figuring I
could find a use for it at my
store."
Paris owns Venice Used
Books on South U.S. 41 Bypass.
She often takes drawers from
old dressers people have put
out for trash pick up, because
they make good storage con-
tainers for some of her books.
"I was so tired when I got
home I didn't open the case
until the next day at the store,"
she said. "I was shocked to find
it was an old punch-card vot-
ing machine."
Supervisor of Elections
Kathy Dent wasn't surprised at
all. Dent had held a garage sale
to dispose of the machines,
considered obsolete after the
2000 election.


"We had people all over the
country buying them as mem-
orabilia of the 2000 election
where 537 votes in Florida
decided the presidency," she
said. "No one will ever forget
the hanging chads and the
pregnant chads."
The machines were owned
by the Sarasota Board of
County Commissioners, but
Dent's office was allowed to
dispose of them as it saw fit.
Dent decided a garage sale
was in order. She bought 10 of
the machines herself.
"I have eight grandchil-
dren," she said. "I thought the
machines might be a piece of
Florida history they would like
to have."
The machines were sold for
$25 each and the garage sale
netted $25,000, which was
turned over to the board of
county commissioners.
Dent said she couldn't
imagine why anyone would
get rid of the old machine, but
she's happy it has found a good
home.
Paris plans to keep the
machine in her store for peo-
ple to enjoy.
"It will be in the war, politics
and history section of Venice
Used Books," she said.

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BY ROGER BUTTON
BUSINEWS COLUMNIST

Following the recent an-
nouncement of the closure of
the Venice Kmart store, it was
rumored the Jacaranda Plaza
Shopping Center would be
torn down. Members of the
nearby Lifestyle Family Fitness
of Venice became concerned.
Aaron Thompson, general
manager of Lifestyles, who has
been receiving 10 inquires
daily from members, said
there is no truth in the rumor.
"We are improving our
Family Fitness Center with an
internal makeover, which is
scheduled to start in six weeks,
and installing a new hot tub,"
said Thompson.
Kim Fiedler, director of land
development for Benderson
Development Company of
Sarasota, owners of Jacaranda
Plaza, confirmed there is no
truth in the rumor.
"We don't own the Kmart
property," said Fiedler.
Benderson acquired the
plaza three years ago and has
let tenancies go to bring in new
businesses with the intention
of upgrading the center,
according to Fiedler.
"I can assure people Life-
styles are going to be there a

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National Weather Service: Rainfall remains below normal


BY GERALD A. ROGOVIN
CORRESPONDENT

August was another dry
month, so it looks as though
water-use restrictions will con-
tinue in Sarasota County.
Current restrictions limit
lawn watering to once a week.
And restaurants are prohibited


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port," an agency spokesperson
said.
Groundwater levels remain
low and lake levels are even
lower, according to the South-
west Florida Water Manage-
ment District.
"An organized rain event
could recharge the system by


filling in lakes and crevices,"
said Clarence Tears of the dis-
trict. "Heavy rains could also
avert a drought."
But only a month remains
in the rainy season.
For the past three years, the
rainfall deficit in the county
has reached 20 inches, after


the relatively dry months of
June, July and August. Over the
past year, rainfall in the county
was 22 percent below normal,
the district reported.
NOAA released a forecast on
Monday that predicted mild
and dry weather for Southwest
Florida this winter.


CITY OF VENICE
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR BUDGET
Pursuant to Article V, Section 5.06, Venice City Charter,
notice is hereby given that the Venice City Council will hold
the first of two public hearings on the 2009-2010 proposed
budget and millage rate at 5:01 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8,
2009. The second and final public hearing will be held at 5:01
p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 to make a final decision
on the 2009-2010 budget and millage rate. Both public
hearings will be held in City Hall, Council Chambers, 401 West
Venice Avenue, Venice, Florida.
The public attending may provide oral comments and ask
questions regarding the proposed city budget. Written
comments and questions submitted to the City Clerk at the
above address will be heard and considered.
The proposed budget is available for inspection at the City
Clerk's office, City Hall, 401 W. Venice Avenue, Venice,
Florida.
This hearing will not be recorded by a certified court
reporter. If any person decides to appeal any matter considered
at this meeting, a record of the proceedings will be needed. For
such purposes, that person may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
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SMH unveils North Port emergency room


BY ED SCOTT
STAFF WRITER
After passing a state inspec-
tion last week, Sarasota
Memorial Health Care System
put its new $20 million, free-
standing emergency room and
health-care center on display
for public officials and the
media Friday.
About 60 people showed up
at North Port Medical Plaza,
taking tours through the facili-
ty at 2345 Bobcat Village
Center Road, just off Toledo
Blade Boulevard.
"Any tool the physician
would need for diagnosis, we
have the capability of (provid-
ing)," site administrator David
Carter said.
The facility ultimately will
employ some 150 to 200


SUN PHOTO BY ED SCOTT escott@sun-herald.com
Lab Manager Elizabeth Vassar helped unveil the new North Port ER
Friday.
people, including a number of North Port residents, such


as Mike DeLuca.
DeLuca, a multi-skilled tech-
nologist, drives 4.4 miles each
way to work at the North Port
Medical Plaza, compared with
52 miles to his previous SMH
position.
"It's a big difference gas-
wise, time-wise," DeLuca said.
"I get to be home now in time
to have dinner with the family."
And DeLuca's family now
has an ER nearby.
"We could have used it six
months ago," he said. "My
daughter broke her elbow and
we were forced to take her
somewhere else outside of the
Sarasota network, because we
were too far south.
"It's a good thing for us and
for the whole area."
The facility offers a number
of services that can be utilized


by patients who do not come
through the emergency room,
such as those needing lab work.
"If you ... have seen your
doctor and you don't want to
go to anyplace else to have
your lab work done, you can
get it done here 24/7," said
ElizabethVassar, North Port ER
lab manager.
The ER opened Tuesday to
patients. A grand opening cel-
ebration for the community
will take place from 10 a.m. to
noon Oct. 10.
SMH will occupy 25,000
square feet on the first floor of
the facility and part of the sec-
ond floor. The remainder is
available and is being market-
ed, project developer Fred
Starling said.
escott@sun-herald.com


Prolonged drought spurs anti-grass movement


BY GERALD A. ROGOVIN
CORRESPONDENT


A growing anti-lawn movement has
picked up strength with the decline of
usable water.
A 25-by-40-foot patch of lawn
requires 10,000 gallons of water to
refresh in some parts of the country,
even more in Florida, according to the
National Gardening Association. Sixty
percent of Florida's water supply is
used on lawns. The figure is higher in
California.
Last year, 26 million Americans
spent $17 billion for professional land-
scaping on more than 25 million acres
of lawn. That's enough grass to cover
the state of Virginia.
Rainfall in the final weeks of May
raised the spirits of Southwest Florida
residents. Almost 10 inches of rainfall
reduced the three-year deficit in the


region by about 7 inches, according to
the Southwest Florida Water Manage-
ment District. But it followed the driest
six months on record, and rainfall in
June, July and August was again well
below normal.
Anti-lawn forces want to reverse the
trend of covering the nation with grass.
They hope to restore to private and
public spaces wild flowers and native
trees. They are considered ecologically
sound, naturalistic landscapes.
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Vickers, thinks that mowing and water-
ing lawns have been overdone.
"We could actually rent goats and
other farm animals to 'mow' lawns,"
she suggested. "They could provide fer-
tilization."
As for browning caused by unwa-
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Edward T. Connors
Edward T. Connors,
104, of Venice, Fla., for-
merly of New Marlbor-
ough, Mass., died Thurs-
day, Aug. 27, 2009.
Ed was born Sept. 11,
1904, in Great Barring-
ton, Mass., and after
attending local schools
graduated as an electrical
engineer from Catholic
University and as a doc-
tor of law from Fordham
University. His specialty
was patent law.
In Venice he was a
member of Our Lady of
Lourdes Catholic Church
and a life member of the
Association of Retired
Attorneys and of the
Tamiami Amateur Radio
Club. Hobbies included
sailing and dancing.
Survivors include his
wife, Elsbeth; two nieces,
Michele Connors Bou-
chard of Litchfield,
Conn., and Stacie Con-
nors Weinberg of Paso
Robles, Calif.; two sisters-
in-law, Ruth Schuetz of
Unterseen, Switzerland,
and Kathrin Thomke of
Grenchen, Switzerland;
and their husbands and
their children, and
grandchildren.
Services: A Memorial
Mass will be held at 11
a.m. on Saturday, Sept.
5, at in the chapel of Our
Lady of Lourdes Catholic
Church, 1301 Center
Road, Venice.
Contributions: Memorial
donations may be made
to TideWell Hospice and
Palliative Care, 5955
Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL
34238.
Dolores A. Crossley
Dolores Angelica Cross-
ley, 79, of Venice, Fla., for-
merly of Lansing, Mich.,
died Monday, Aug. 24,
2009.
Dolores was a mem-
ber of the Venice Sailing
Squadron, Sarasota Ski
Club, Heidelberg Alpine
Ski Club and Christ Unit-
ed Methodist Church.
Survivors include her
husband, Robert of Ven-
ice; son Brice of Indian
Harbor Beach, Fla.;
daughters Valerie Cadi-
gan of Fulsom, Calif., and
Britt A. Crossley of Mi-
ami, Fla.; sister, Marilyn
McMahon of East Lan-
sing, Mich.; and a grand-
son.
Services: Visitation will
be held from 7 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2, at
Ewing Funeral Home.
Services will be held at
12:30 p.m. Thursday,
Sept. 3, at Christ United
Methodist Church, with
burial to follow at
Sarasota National Ceme-
tery.


Contributions: In mem-
ory of Dolores, memorial
donations may be made
to Christ United Meth-
odist Church, 1475 Cen-
ter Road, Venice, FL
34292.
William E. Kekeisen
The Rev. William E.
Kekeisen, fortified with
the sacraments of Holy
Mother Church, died
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009.
He was the dear bro-
ther of Janet Beasley,
Louise (Geoff) Miller,
Frank (Gloria) Kekeisen
and Robert E. Kekeisen.
Father Kekeisen was a
retired priest from the
Springfield, Ill., diocese.
He was ordained May 24,
1958, and served the
parishes of St. Boniface
(Quincy), Cathedral of
the Immaculate Con-
ception (Springfield), St.
Bernard (Wood River),
Holy Family (Decatur),
Pastor of Our Lady
Queen of Peace (Bethal-
to), St. Boniface (Ed-
wardsville), Mother of
Dolors (Vandalia) Pastor
of Holy Trinity, Mount
Olive and St. Francis
Xavier (Jerseyville). He
retired to Florida in 1998
and served at Our Lady of
Lourdes, Venice, Fla., and
San Pedro Parish, North
Port, Fla., until his recent
illness.
Services: Visitation will
be at 11 a.m. Wednes-
day, Sept. 2, followed by
the funeral Mass at noon
at Mother of Good Coun-
sel Home, 6825 Natural
Bridge Road, St. Louis,
Mo. Interment will be at
Resurrection Cemetery.
Contributions: Dona-
tions may be made to the
St. Vincent de Paul So-
ciety or the American
Heart Association. Ar-
rangements are by Bopp
Chapel.
Charles Mallen
Father Charles "Char-
lie" Mallen, a priest of the
Congregation of the Most
Holy
Redeem-
er, and
founder of
the Our -
Lady of
Perpetual
Help Re-
treat Spir-
ituality
Center, Mallen


has died. He was 90.
Father Mallen died
Sunday, Aug. 30, at the St.
John Neumann Residence
in Saratoga Springs, N.Y
Father Mallen joined
the Diocese of Venice at
its inception in 1984 after
being invited by then-
Bishop John J. Nevins to
serve as vicar of religious
and director of continu-
ing education for clergy.
He was then asked to cre-
ate a diocesan retreat
center and was directed
to a piece of land on the
Myakka River on the out-
skirts ofVenice.
The 1995 ground-
breaking for Our Lady of
Perpetual Help retreat
center, commonly refer-
red to as OLPH, was the
realization of a dream of
Father Mallen's. OLPH
opened in 1996 with two
villas and a conference
center. The St. Joseph
Chapel was added in
2000.
Father Mallen retired
to Saratoga Springs in
September 2007. The
dedicated parishioners
who volunteer at OLPH
call themselves "Father
Charlie's Angels."
Father Mallen was
born June 8, 1919, in
Corona, N.Y, to Charles
and Elizabeth (Jemme)
Mallen. He was a gradu-
ate of St. Mary's College
in Pennsylvania and then
Mt. St. Alphonsus Col-
lege in Esopus, N.Y He
also held a master's de-
gree in religious studies
from Barry University in
Miami.
He professed his vows
as a Redemptorist on
Aug. 2, 1939, at St. Mary's
Novitiate in Ilchester,
Md. He was ordained to
the priesthood on June
18, 1944, on the Feast
Day of Our Lady of Per-
petual Help.
Prior to joining the
Diocese of Venice, Father
Mallen served as a parish
priest in Ybor City and
Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.,
then served in parish
missions in the Arch-
diocese of Miami. He
later became pastor of
Our Lady of Perpetual
Help Parish and School
in Opa Locka. He con-
ducted parish missions
in the archdiocese as well
as in Bolivia, Puerto Rico
and the Caribbean. He


was then appointed to
head the new ministry to
priest office in the Arch-
diocese of Miami and
remained in that position
until he joined the newly
formed Diocese of Ven-
ice.
Services: A viewing will
be held at 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, Sept. 2, at
Stella Maris, 2300 Du-
laney Valley Road, Tim-
onium, Md., followed by a
wake service at 7 p.m. in
the Stella Maris Chapel.
A Funeral Mass will be
held at 11 a.m. Thursday,
Sept. 3, in Stella Maris
Chapel, with lunch to fol-
low. Father Mallen will be
buried at Mt. St. Alphon-
sus retreat Center in
Esopus, N.Y. A Memorial
Mass for Father Mallen
will be held in the Dio-
cese of Venice in Florida,
and details will be an-
nounced soon. Please
pray for the repose of
Father Mallen's soul.
May he rest in peace.
Melvin L. Watkins
Melvin L. Wat-
F kins died Thurs-
AF.;_ day, Aug. 27, 2009,
at Sarasota Tide-
| Well Hospice
House.
He was born Sept. 17,
1935, in Chattanooga,
Tenn. He served three
years in the U.S. Navy
and retired from Avon
Corporation.
His parents, Ed and
Nannie Lou Watkins, are
both deceased. He is sur-
vived by his wife, Billie
Watkins; daughter Bar-
bara Farrow; son Melvin
Watkins and daughter-


Sav


in-law Jean Watkins;
grandchildren Steven
Farrow and Courtney;
great- granddaughter
Madison Ramsey; broth-
ers Edward and Billy Joe
Watkins; sister Ruth
Lansford; and aunt Lucy
Bracket.
Services: Services on
Aug. 29 were at First
Christian Church of Ven-
ice.
Contributions: In lieu of
flowers, send donations
in Melvin Watkins' name
to First Christian Church
of Venice for the butterfly
garden; or Sarasota
TideWell Hospice.
Lorimer R. Yelding
Lorimer (Lorry)
f" Reece Yelding, 91,
' ofVenice, Fla., and
Southbury, for-
merly of Roxbury, Conn.,
passed away Friday, Aug.
28, 2009.
Born Feb. 12, 1918, in
Greenwich, United King-
dom, Lorry immigrated
to the United States as a
child. A captain in the 3rd
Army, he served in Eur-
ope during World War II
and fought in the Battle
of the Bulge, receiving the
Belgian Croix de Guerre
medal for heroism.
Married to Genevieve
(Gene) Gilsenan in 1943
until her death in 1998,
Lorry co-founded L.R.
Yelding Associates with
Gene in 1951. He was a
founding member of the
Roxbury Land Trust, a
lifetime member of the
Elks and a member of the
Naugatuck Rotary, Wat-
erbury Country Club, the
Knights of Columbus,


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Joan Behuniak Yelding;
and grandchildren Sean
and Tori Brinckerhoff. He
is survived by sisters Joan
Duffield of Newport,
Wales, and Huberta Yeld-
ing of Richland, Wash.
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Sacred Heart Church,
910 Main St. S.,
Southbury, Conn.
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O'NEILL from Page 1A
Having alerted the
principal to O'Neill's
classroom behavior, the
aides continued to docu-
ment the teachers ac-
tions. Lurie said the prin-
cipal "thereafter tacitly
relinquished the respon-
sibility for monitoring"
O'Neill's actions to the
aides.
'A portion of the cul-
pability for the conse-
quences of the free reign
given to Ms. O'Neill ...
resided with the two TAs
(teacher aides) and with
Principal (Theresa) Baus,"
wrote Lurie.
The employer failed to
use progressive disci-
pline to intercede to stop
misconduct when the
stakes were small, he
said.
"That opportunity was
missed here, to the disad-
vantage of Ms. O'Neill,
the district and especially
the students," Lurie
found.
"It is true that Ms.
O'Neill committed in-
subordination because
she hit, hurt and treated
students ... roughly in
ways unrelated to the
learning process. It is also
true that a contributing
factor to her pattern of
abuse was the failure of
the district to monitor,
intercede and timely
apply progressive disci-
pline when needed."
The district main-
tained that O'Neill's mis-
conduct was a "flagrant
violation" of her respon-
sibilities and thus was
not eligible for the pro-
gressive discipline afford-
ed her under the union
contract with the district.
Warranted
The arbitrator deter-
mined that a number of
individual incidents war-
ranted disciplinary ac-
tion. They are: pushing a
student with her foot,
striking students on the
head, pulling skin off a
student's lip and causing
a student's gums to bleed
during feeding.
He directed O'Neill to
submit to counseling of
the district's choice, and
that she be returned to a
teaching job within the
district equivalent to the
one she had. Since Jan-
uary 2008 O'Neill has
been either placed on
administrative leave or
put to work filing at her
old $80,000-plus annual
salary.
"District officials will
work with her to place
her in an equivalent posi-
tion, but have no plans to
return her to her previous
job in an exceptional stu-
dent education class-
room at Venice Elemen-
tary School," said the
Sarasota County School
Board in a press release
issued late Tuesday.
District disagrees
School district attor-
ney Art Hardy said he
found the decision frus-
trating.
"I feel like we proved
our case," Hardy said on
Tuesday. "He found most
of the allegations were
proven. He simply dis-
agreed that they amount-
ed to (the need for) ter-
mination. We agree with
his findings, but not his
conclusion that her em-
ployment be continued."
The arbitrator deci-
sion is final under rules
that govern the district's
bargaining agreement.
Hardy said the 38-
page report on the arbi-
trator's findings and con-
clusion are a "very com-
plete description of the


facts of the situation."
The Gondolier Sun
was unable to reach
O'Neill for comment.
Parents react
Katie DiPierro, whose
daughter was one of the
four pupils involved in
the original criminal
abuse case, said she was
unhappy with the arbi-
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district's performance
during the administra-
tive hearing.
"This is where the
school system failed the
children. In my opinion,
the school attorney did a
horrible job of arguing
the case against her."
DiPierro said she's still
trying to process the ar-
bitrator's report and has-
n't made any decision
about whether to pursue
civil litigation against
O'Neill or the district.
"I'm just upset about
the whole thing."
Patty Sherknus, whose
son was in O'Neill's class,
said she is glad to move
beyond the hearing.
"It's a perfect example
of how broken the school
system is. Even though
there are rules, laws and
obligations, the school
doesn't or can't enforce it.
Until the system can
monitor and enforce
these rules, until they
find a way to assess each
teacher's value, rather
than using seniority as
the only measure of val-
ue, our children will con-
tinue to be at risk."
"If the arbiter in this
case had applied the
school's own zero toler-
ance policy on bullying
to this so-called teacher
she would have already
been expelled. To think
that the teachers are held
to a lower standard than


our students with regard
to the treatment of other
human beings is a sad
commentary on the state
of our school system and
our community," Sherk-
nus said.
She put up a sign cov-
ering the back window of
her van that reads, "Not
guilty doesn't mean it
didn't happen."
"It is true of our legal
system and it's true in
this particular case. And
that is the part that both-
ers me," she said.
Back to work
Superintendent Lori
White said the district
has taken steps to im-
prove training for teach-
ers and teachers' aides
who work with multiply
handicapped students. It
includes supplemental
training regarding each
school employee's re-
sponsibility to report
suspected improper con-
duct or child abuse.
A recommendation
for O'Neill's suspension
is scheduled to be pre-
sented to the school
board at its Sept. 15
meeting.
Details of her place-
ment and recommenda-
tions for counseling will
be determined by the
time she returns to work
in mid-October.
ggiles@
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RENTALS from Page lA


mean for the rentals, and the neighbors
who live near them, is unclear.
Surprise, delight
A change in property ownership
does not terminate the use as a rental,
but the litigation settlement also stipu-
lates if the property owner discontinues
its use as a rental for more than a year it


reverts to single-family
status.
City Attorney Bob
Anderson said it's possi-
ble a prolonged foreclo-
sure proceeding could,
in effect, terminate a
property's rental status.
"Usually foreclosures
take over a year (to liti-
gate, then) to market,"
Anderson said. "I don't
think the bank is going
to market the property
as a weekly. If during
that year they were not
doing rentals, it goes
back to single-family
residence (status)."
Cohen and Milo, who
is out of the country,
couldn't be reached for
comment.
Milo is president and
CEO of VacationRent-


Drive.
The 2005 loan taken out for the
Flamingo Road property is in arrears of
$193,300, and lists as property co-own-
ers Cohen, Milo, Harry Harrison and
Arthur Fenton. The property is not cov-
ered under the Milo settlement; the
other properties are.
According to court documents, the
mortgage loan amounts including in-
terest range from $473,109 to $528,000.


"I thought they


had a pret
business i
We're all ii
same boa
we're not
foreclosure
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alPros.com, which manages more than
200 vacation rentals in the state of
Florida, including 30 units in the
greater Venice area, and the four Cohen
properties.
The Cohen properties, which are still
listed as available for rental from $795
to $1,745 per month, are located on
Golden Beach Boulevard, LaGuna
Drive, Flamingo Road and Baycrest


They were taken out in
2006 just before the
housing crash.
City Council Member


:ty good John Moore said he was
model. surprised at the news.
"I thought they had a
n the pretty good business
t but model," Moore said.
"We're all in the same
all in boat (as far as the econ-
re. omy), but we're not all in
foreclosure."
nice City Rosemary Vauzanges,
Member secretary of the Venice
Neighborhoods Coali-
hn Moore tion and a recent ap-
pointee to the city's
Architectural Review
Board, spoke numerous
times before city coun-
cil against the rentals.
She was elated at the
news of the foreclo-
sures.
"I met a man in council chambers
who was in tears because he has lived
(near a rental) out near Laurel Road.
They were keeping him up until 2 a.m.,
being rude and dumping their garbage
on the lawn.
"I am delighted foreclosures are hit-
ting these places. I hope they all go into
foreclosure."
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mental health experts will discuss signs of depression, causes,
and treatment. The seminar is free and giveaways will be
provided byVRMC.

Additionally, the Consumer Expo will have health screenings
for blood pressure, cholesterol,and basic hearing exams.This
year, the Expo will again feature a delicious food court with
samplings of our Chamber restaurants and $100.00 prize
giveaways five times a day on both days!

The Consumer Expo is FREE to the public as is parking.

For Chamber members wishing to participate in this year's
Expo, please contact Donna Pirozzi at 488-2236 for booth
availability and rate information. Don't miss this wonderful op-
portunity to showcase your business to the full time residents
of Venice and surrounding areas! Show times are 10am 4pm
on Friday, and 9am -3pm on Saturday.


Networking
ost Events




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Calendar!


SEPTEMBER 2009
VAYP Networking Event ages 21-40
Thursday, Sept. 10 5:30pm
Capt. Eddie's Seafood Rest.,107 Colonia Lane

Wake Up! Venice -FREE
Wednesday, Sept. 16 7:45am
CrossRoads American Grille
385 US Hwy 41, Venice

Business After Five
$5 members/$10 future-members
Thursday, Sept. 24. 5:30 7:00pm
Venice Gondolier Sun/DayStar
200 E. Venice Ave., Venice

Network Lunch -$12
Monday, Sept. 28- 11:30am
Mission Valley Country Club,
1851 Mission Valley Blvd., Nokomis


WENu DMUIU
The Education & Business Development Committee is pleased to recognize
a Chamber business that has dedicated a large percentage of its daily
broadcast hours to local Venice area issues and promotion of community
news and activities in support of non-profit organizations.

WENG Radio was recognized by the Venice High School Exceptional
Student Program and Special Athlete Boosters, Inc. for giving Jonathan
J.C. Chace, a recent Venice High School graduate who's legally blind, the
opportunity to produce scripts and broadcast public service announcements
(PSA's) and additional sports announcements.

Under the direction of WENG Program Director Scott Holcomb, Chace
was responsible for preparing the actual script, memorizing the prepared
copy and then practicing the script orally to perfect the flow prior to ac-
tual taping for broadcast. Chace embraced the opportunity and became
confident with the task. PSA's for Special Olympics, Challenger Baseball
Team, Shark Tooth Festival, VHS Interact Club Follies and School Bus
Drivers- "Bus Sale Drivers" competition were produced and recorded by
J.C. Chace for broadcast.

Thanks to WENG Radio Chace had the opportunity to explore his talents
to nurture his career expectations as a radio announcer.

WENG radio has been the information source for South Sarasota County
for immediate news such as hurricane preparedness and special community
wide awareness programs including the South County YMCA-Venice Safe
Child Campaign for many years.

WENG is located at 1355 River Road South, Englewood and can be
reached at 474-3231.
Had A Good Experience With A Local Company?
Let Us Know About It! Nominate A Business Today!
Tell your friends and neighbors about a good experience you had
with a local company by nominating that business for the VA CC's
Business of the month! Call the Chamber at 488-2236 for more
information on how you can help publicize their good deeds!


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HEALTH & WELLNESS, ANTI-AGING
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Mr. Paul A. Martin
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FAX: (941) 966-1124
1660 S Tamiami Trail
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Ms. Phyllis A. Pritchard
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213 W Venice Ave
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928 Tamiami Trail
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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
James & Carolyn Kasmark
Mr. James (Jay) Kasmark
(941) 488-5891
616 Apalachicola Road
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BOOSTERS
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Planning board proposes transit changes


BY CAROL SAKOWITZ
STAFF WRITER
Three proposed amend-
ments to the transporta-
tion chapter of the Sara-
sota County Compre-
hensive Plan are the lat-
est approvals voted by
the county's planning
commission as it works
on recommendations to
be presented later to the
county commission.
Roadway levels of ser-
vice were key to two
amendments approved
8-0 by the board. Levels
of service are ranked
from "A" to "F" "A'
being the best travel con-
ditions (usually the least-
traveled roads) and "F"
being the worst. Cur-
rently, county roads are
considered to have a "C"
level of service, while
state roads are "D."
State-required "finan-
cial feasibility" having
enough funds to finance
capital improvements
listed within the comp
plan drove the discus-
sion of one amendment.
If a road can't be improv-
ed within five years to
meet adopted levels of
service, the amendment
proposes, then the level
of service could be low-
ered (meaning more ve-
hicles and more time on
a roadway).
Board Chair Jody Hud-
gins said the proposed
amendment, 2010-01-D,
would "start to shape our
thinking." The amend-
ment would call for
amended and updated
policies, tables and maps
consistent with state
growth-management
standards regarding road
levels of service.
"Debate has been
helpful," he said, adding
he likes "to hear both
sides or the same side" of
an issue.
"If service deficiencies
can't be corrected in five
years, the most practical
way to meet financial
feasibility is to lower the
level of service," Hudgins
said.
The second amend-
ment would add a desig-
nation of "significant local
road" in the comp plan
and require correspond-
ing amended policies,
updated data, new figure
and supporting data, and
new analysis be included.
A significant local road
would be one that would
rise near to the level "C" of
a county road.
Bus business
The third approved
amendment involves pol-
icies of the Sarasota
CountyArea Transit objec-
tives. Recently, SCAT an-
nounced changes in its
routes that would elimi-
nate four routes and add
two others.
Approved changes in-
clude the elimination of
Route 19 (North Port via
U.S. 41) and Route 21
(removing service from
the Englewood Sports
Complex), Route 24
(Scenic-Woodmere/
South Venice) and Route
25 (Bird Bay/Venice).
Route 16 (Englewood,
extended to cover Dear-
born and Pine streets)
trips will increase in fre-
quency from two hours
to one, as will Route 9
(North Port via Jacaranda
Boulevard) trips.
The new Route 26
(Venice Connector) will
replace Route 19. Riders
traveling to the U.S. 41/
Venice Bypass from
North Port would need to
transfer to Route 26.
Under the changes,
North Port would also get
Sunday service for the
first time. New Route 9S
will connect at the Jaca-


randa Walmart every
hour from 10:44 a.m. to
6:44 p.m. The bus will
travel on U.S. 41 to Sumt-
er Boulevard.
Following four public
meetings in September,


the bus route changes
could be implemented in
late October or Novem-
ber.
The planning board
already has had two
meetings regarding pro-
posed amendments to
the comp plan. It first ad-


dressed transportation
amendments Aug. 6
when it approved a poli-
cy and a map recogniz-
ing the Tamiami Trail and
Lemon Bay/Myakka Trail
scenic highways.
It approved a pair of
future land-use amend-


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MainStreet has lots cooking this month


SUN PHOTO BY RACHEL ALEXANDER
Malcolm Cook, left, and Eric Cook, owners of Cooks Sportland on U.S.
41 North in South Venice, have just celebrated the company's 55th
anniversary. The store opened in Venice in 1968 after Ray and Edith
Cook relocated the business from its original home in Monroe, Mich.



Cooks going strong at 55


BY RACHEL ALEXANDER
SUN CORRESPONDENT

Hurricane Charley didn't rip
the roof off Cooks Sportland.
It did, however, force co-
owners Eric and Malcolm
Cook to close the store and
cancel the company's 50th an-
niversary celebration.
"It was terrible," Eric Cook
said. "We closed and went
home."
The next day, however, the
store was open. The Cook
brothers said they felt they had
to open the doors because
they had a lot of merchandise
on their shelves that people
needed to start the clean-up
process.
Among every imaginable
piece of sports, hunting and
fishing equipment, Cooks
Sportland carries a large selec-
tion of camping stoves and
gear that Hurricane Charley
victims were able to buy.
And there was no price-
gouging.
"That's just wrong," Mal-
colm Cook said. "Most honest
store owners didn't price-
gouge. That's stealing."
The celebration of the
store's half century in business
was scaled down some, but it
did occur even if it was a day
late.
The day after the storm hit,
Tom Miranda, ESPN's Adven-
turous Saturday morning bow
hunter, showed up to sign
autographs, hats and posters.
Door prizes were given away as
well.
"It was still a successful
event, under the circum-
stances," Eric Cook said.
Now, at 55, the store is still
going strong. Originally estab-
lished in Monroe, Mich., origi-
nal owners Ray and Edith Cook
decided to move their business
to Venice in 1968.
Venice ended up being the
new home for the business
because one long-ago Christ-
mas they asked Eric and his
four brothers and sisters if they
wanted a "normal" Christmas
or would rather go to Florida.
"We weren't stupid," Eric
Cook remembered. "Florida!
Christmas!"
It wasn't long after that the
his parents made the move to
Venice.
"That's what they did be-
cause we kids loved Florida,"
Eric Cook said. "It's been a suc-
cess ever since."
Civilized
The store's success, Cook
said, is due in part to the vari-
ety of sporting goods sold


there, the Cooks' hunting and
fishing experience in the area
and their attention to cus-
tomers.
'As a rule we have a good
following who come in here,"
Cook said. "We treat people
like we expect to be treated."
Dave Hack, who writes for
the Gondolier Sun as "Mr.
Sheepshead," agrees.
"(They're) knowledgeable,"
Hack said. "They're going to
tell (you) where they're biting."
The Cook kids played sports
at Venice High, "but we loved
hunting and fishing," Eric
Cook said. "We grew up swim-
ming across the Intracoastal"
and doing all the other water
sports for which the area has
become well known.
It's not all about fishing and
hunting, however. No matter
what sport you play, you can
find equipment for it at Cooks.
For example: "We're one of
the biggest maybe the
biggest shuffleboard dealers
in the area," Eric Cook said.
There are also ample sup-
plies of equipment for golf,
darts, pool and skin diving.
Additionally, Cooks carries
items like Minnetonka Mocca-
sins and Durango boots, just to
name a couple.
The store started out at
around 3,000 square feet in
1968. One year later it expand-
ed to 7,000 square feet and the
following year the owners
found it necessary to double
that space.
"That's where we are today,"
Cook said.
Although the owners and
the service have remained the
same, the neighborhood sure
has changed.
"We used to hunt behind
the store," Eric Cook said.
"Now we're in the center of civ-
ilization."
When the store first opened,
U.S. 41 was one lane north and
one lane south and people
rode up on horseback to buy
Western tack and clothing.
In addition to merchandise,
Cooks offers seminars periodi-
cally. Recently the store hosted
a workshop on fishing and
hunting regulation changes
taught by staff from the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission.
In the near future, Cooks
will be hosting its 10th annual
Jr. Olympic Archery Devel-
opment series of classes. It's
expected that instruction will
take place Friday evenings and
will include both beginner and
advanced classes.

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KC QUARTETTI-LEE
MAINSTREER COLUMNIST


Venice MainStreet Inc. will
start off the month by hosting a
craft fair on Miami and No-
komis avenues Sept. 5 and 6
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a
first-time event and I am so
looking forward to seeing the
avenues filled with first-rate
crafts and fun food treats.
Venice Mainstreet Inc. will
have a booth so you'll be able
to pick up a poster, T-shirt or
placemat. Be sure to stop in
and say "hi" to our directors
who will be volunteering in the
booth both mornings from 10
a.m. to noon. Kathy Lehner,
our president, will be on duty
Saturday morning. Sister
Maureen and Ronnie Meurs
will take care of Sunday morn-
ing. Why not take this opportu-
nity to buy your Iron Chef tick-
ets from someone organizing
the event?
Next up is the much-await-
ed Downtown Sidewalk Sale
on Sept. 11 and 12 from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. both days. There will
be bargains galore throughout
downtown so don't miss out.


Summer sales are the best.
Great news: We now have a
volunteer concert manager.
Robin Perkins, owner of Puttin'
on the Ritz ... Island Style, will
be greeting the audience and
taking care of the band intro-
ductions. Please give her a big
round of applause for stepping
up.
On Sept. 11 Destined will be
delighting the audience with
classic rock for our Free Friday
Night Live Concert at the Cen-
tennial Park Gazebo from 8 to
10 p.m. Sept. 25 is the opening
of the annual Jazz Fest with
Don Riddell and His Hep Cats
performing from 7 to 9 p.m. at
the Centennial Park Gazebo
for Venice MainStreet Inc.'s
second free concert of the
month. You certainly don't
want to miss either of these
great groups.
On Sept. 26, Centennial
Park will be filled with the
sounds of Jazz from 1 to 5 p.m.
for the Jazz Fest. The lineup
will be: The Patricia Dean Trio
with Patricia on drums and
vocals, Dave Trefethen on bass
and Stu Shelton on piano; The
Jim Wellen Quartet, with Jim
on tenor sax, Charlie Prawdzik,
piano, Johnny Moore, drums,
and Dominic Mancini, bass;
and The Johnny Varro Quintet,
with Johnny on keyboard, Jack
Fanning, vibes, Dane Hassan,
drums, Mark Neuenschwand-
er, bass, and Bob Switzer,
trumpet.
Ronnie Meurs, Arthur
Trammell, Kay Kropac, Valerie
Misa-Hoffman and Kate Hed-


dings are hard at work plan-
ning the most incredible Iron
Chef 2009 competition. They
have five great chefs, from
Honoluana Island Grill,
Sharky's On The Pier, Cafe
Venice, Mission Valley Country
Club and the Venice Yacht Club
ready to dazzle you with their
special appetizers and culinary
skills from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept.
20 at the Venice Art Center.
Yes, there will be a secret
ingredient that all the chefs
will be required to use, and no,
I have no idea what it will be.
This event has become an
annual fundraiser for Venice
MainStreet Inc., so your $25
ticket not only gives you great
food and the fun of watching
the chefs prepare their entrees,
but you will be helping to fund
the many events and projects
that Venice MainStreet Inc. is
involved in.
Tickets are available at Cafe
Venice, Bella Luna Cafe, Up-
town Girls, Nifty Nic Nacs, Gulf
Coast Gift Baskets, the Paper
Pad and the Venice MainStreet,
Inc. booth at the September
Craft Fair. We want to give a
great big thank-you to the
Venice Art Center for hosting
our Iron Chef 2009.
If you have any questions
about the many September
events, just call the office at
484-6722 or visit our Web site,
www.venicemainstreet.com.
I look forward to see you all
in beautiful downtown Venice.
KC Quartetti-Lee is execu-
tive director of Venice
MainStreet Inc.


Longtime tailor sews up new location


ROGER BUTTON
BUSINEWS COLUMNIST


Business is growing, so two
years after opening her down-
town store, Margaret Csiszar
has moved and expanded.
The address stays the same,
as Margaret's Tailoring has
relocated to Unit 2, W Miami
Ave., at the breezeway in the
former Just About Antiques
location.
Doubling the size of her
store, she plans to do more of
her specialized European tai-
loring and monogram embroi-
dery and in the larger show-
room expand her ladies fash-
ions for all ages. Her daughter-
in-law, Mary Csiszar, a 12-year
tailor, is moving to Venice and
will join the business.
"Everything will stay the
same, but there will be more for
my customers," said Csiszar.
Following a vacation, she
will visit the fashion conven-
tion in Las Vegas to select and
bring to Venice new ladies
fashions and designs for her
enlarged store.
Margaret's Tailoring reop-
ens in the new location on
Sept. 5, the Miami Avenue
Craft Fair weekend.
Work starts on CVS
Demolition began recently
at the South Bay Shopping
Center in Osprey where CVS
Pharmacy will build a new
location.
Part of the original center
used recently by furniture
stores has been demolished.
Construction has begun on the
13,000-square-foot free-stand-


ing pharmacy and it is expect-
ed to open in mid-2010, said
Mike DeAngelis, CVS Pharmacy
director of public relations.
New owners,
new services
The Dockside Store, 100
Circuit Road, Nokomis at Gulf
Harbor Marina, has taken on a
new role providing bait, tackle
and charters. For years it pro-
vided convenience items to
boaters until new owners Ed
Johnson and Robin Roarke
decided to beef up services.
"We're adding the new ser-
vices to our water's-edge sup-
plies of beer, wine, snacks and
medications," said Roarke.
A Miami native, she was
operations manager for a
medical company for 15 years
until moving to Sarasota three
months ago. Johnson has been
fishing this area for 30 years
and is well-known as a bar-
tender at local restaurants.
Three years ago he launched
Fish Factor of Nokomis oper-
ating fish charters from No-
komis Beach.
"For customers we carry
coastal radar and offer an off-
shore weather help line," said
Roarke.
The store is open 7 a.m.-5
p.m. every day. Call 480-9744.
Have you looked?
How many readers have
looked at the TRIM notice
mailed out recently advising
property owners of their tax as-
sessments? asks George Huhn,
Coldwell Banker commercial
and residential broker. There
may be some serious dispari-
ties between valuations and
current conditions, he said.
"The new property tax
assessor is customer-orient-
ed," said Huhn, who offers to
assist high-end residential and
commercial property owners
appeal their assessment to
save money. Call 441-7079.
Bonds ... bail bonds
Big Boys Bail Bonds, 722 E.


Venice Ave., recently opened in
Venice. Owner Ron Kovalsky, a
long-term bail bonds licensee,
has been in the business for
more than eight years.
"Basically, we offer service
to friends and family in getting
relief from jail," said Kovalsky.
Bail bondsmen are like an
insurance company. Kovalsky
charges 10 percent of the bail
amount and can speedily un-
derwrite bonds up to $1 mil-
lion or more.
The office is open 8 a.m.-5
p.m. weekdays. However, Ko-
valsky and his colleague, Den-
nis Weaver, provide 24/7 ser-
vice. Call 484-2663.
Finances for students
Eighteen weeks studying
finance will provide students a
better understanding of the
recent recession and its impact
on their families.
Since 2005, BetterInvesting
of Madison Heights, Mich., a 58-
year-old nonprofit, has taught
students the basics of personal
finance using the four princi-
ples of investing: regularity,
reinvestment of earnings, in-
vesting in quality growth com-
panies and mutual funds and
diversifying holdings.
More than 30,000 U.S. stu-
dents have participated in the
high-school-based module.
The New York Stock Exchange
Foundation funds the pro-
gram, which costs just $8 per
student. In July it provided
$50,000 funding for the up-
coming school year.
"Imagine a future that may
not be far away, where all chil-
dren enrolled in American
schools would study the four
'R's reading, writing, arith-
metic and retirement invest-
ing," said Susan Schwendener
of BetterInvesting. Call (248)
583-6242. ext. 394.
Editor's Note: Service and
product information in this
column should not be taken as
an endorsement of the busi-
ness.
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009


POLICE BEAT


Arrested again
The Sarasota County Sheriff's office has arrested
Wanda C. Alfano, 53, for grand theft from a person over
65. Alfano is president of Wandalan Inc., a recreational
vehicle dealership at 760 North Tamiami Trail, Nokomis.
This is Alfano's third arrest in the past 10 months in
connection with fraudulent practices at the dealership.
This arrest on Aug. 26 is related to the theft of a
$25,000 deposit given to Alfano in August 2008. The 81-
year-old victim ordered a custom manufactured home
from Alfano, who was supposed to contract with a third-
party builder. Detectives say Alfano never forwarded the
deposit or placed the order.
On July 9, Alfano was arrested and charged with
grand theft in connection with the purchase of a modu-
lar home for $40,166.94. Detectives say Alfano never
paid the third-party provider for the
home, which led to repossession.
Prosecution is pending in this case.
Alfano also was arrested and charged
with grand theft and title fraud on Oct.
13, 2008, in connection with selling a r n
travel trailer on consignment in L
December 2006 without telling the ---
owner and providing a false title to the
new buyer. In 2008, Alfano called the vic-
tim and asked him if he had picked up Alfano
the trailer because it was missing.
According to the report, the trailer remains with the new
buyer pending the outcome of the case, which goes to
trial in September.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is asking citizens
who think they may have been a victim of Alfano's prac-
tices to call criminal investigations at 861-1719.
Dating violence
Jessica Nicole Croisant, 21, told police her boyfriend
grabbed her by the throat, pushed her to the ground and
threw her belongings at her after she repeatedly
knocked on his apartment door. Venice Police
Department officers who responded to the scene found
red marks on Croisant's chest, throat and back as well as
a small abrasion on her left hand. But they also found
her, not her boyfriend, to be the aggressor.
According to the report:
Croisant said she had gone to her boyfriend's apart-
ment because she suspected he was lying to her about
his whereabouts. She said that when she arrived she
knocked on the door for about five minutes asking for
her belongings. She said that when her boyfriend
opened the door, he came outside and threw her
belongings at her, then wrapped both hands around her
throat and squeezed for about 10 seconds before push-
ing her to the ground by the throat.
Croisant said she got up and attempted to slap her
boyfriend but only grazed his cheek. She said he pushed
her back down by her chest and when she fell she
scraped her left hand.
She said she then was pushed to the ground a third
time and when she grabbed his shirt to prevent her fall,
his shirt ripped. Croisant gathered her belongs and


called VPD, but when officers arrived she said she didn't
want to press charges.
When officers talked with the boyfriend, he said he
had ended his relationship with Croisant two days
before the incident but she had been constantly trying to
contact him at work and driving by his apartment after
he had made numerous request for her to stop.
He told police that during this incident when
Croisant realized he had another woman in his apart-
ment, she became enraged and knocked forcefully on
his door, demanding that he open it. He refused to open
the door and told her he was going to call the police if she
didn't leave.
He told police he finally opened the door and threw
her personal belongings outside in an attempt to make
her leave, then Croisant attempted to force her way into
the apartment, screaming and swearing and struggling
against him.
He said that when he blocked Croisant's path, she
began hitting him with an open hand and closed fist and
pulled on his shirt until it tore. He told officers he pushed
her away and she began attacking him again.
He said that in the struggle he did push Croisant on
her chest and neck in an attempt to restrain her and pre-
vent her from entering the apartment.
Officers noted the boyfriend had minor scratches on
his neck and upper chest and his shirt was torn in the
back.
A neighbor said he heard Croisant hitting the victim's
door for about 20 minutes before he heard the door
open. The neighbor said it sounded like Croisant was
trying to get into the apartment and during the alterca-
tion, the victim told her to leave before he called the
police.
Based on the investigation, the report stated that offi-
cers found Croisant was the primary aggressor by going
to her ex-boyfriend's apartment and committed battery.
Officers arrested and transported Croisant to jail without
further incident. She received no bond.
Final arrest
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested
David P Lawrence, the fourth suspect wanted in con-
nection with the grand theft auto case involving a 1980
Chevy Malibu stolen from C and S Corvettes in May.
Lawrence is charged with burglary of an unoccupied
structure and grand theft auto. Other suspects previous-
ly arrested in this case include Sam Blanton, Hobert
Roberts Jr. and Erik M. Walker.
Venice Police Department arrests
Jonathan Patrick Warren, 37, 400 block Shore
Road, Venice. Charge: use of out-of-state driver
license while suspended. Bond: $500.
Morganne A. Blewett, 19, 1000 block Albee Farm
Road, Venice. Nokomis. Charges: dealing in stolen prop-
erty (five counts), third-degree felony grand theft $300-
$5,000 (five counts). Bond: $10,000.
James Paresi, 67, 1200 block Cypress Ave., Venice.
Charges: DUI, refusal to submit to DUI test. Bond: $620.


Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrests
Noel David Rentasdejesus, 18, homeless, Venice.
Charge: sale or delivery of cocaine. Bond: $5,000.
Paul James Moore, 26, 300 block North Portia St.,
Nokomis. Charge: contempt (attached registration
license plate not assigned). Bond: $2,000.
Arash J. Young, 21, 600 block Bayshore Road,
Nokomis. Charges: third-degree felony grand theft $300-
$5,000, dealing in stolen property. Bond: $2,000.
Michael Anthony Repucci, 49, 3100 block Indra
Road, Venice. Charges: contempt (two counts): failure to
appear on order to show cause (two counts). Bond: $200.
Heidi Marie Beckward, 50, 3100 block Concord,
Venice. Charge: DUI. Bond: $500.
Shaun Keith Freeman, 31, 100 block South Orange
Grove Ave., Nokomis. Charge: contempt (narcotic
equipment possession or use). Bond: $2,000.
Christian Theodore Smith, 18, 200 block West
Seminole Drive. Venice. Charge: contempt (of order to
show cause for restitution). Bond: none.
Dylan P Carney, 18,400 block Valencia Road, Venice.
Charge: petit theft from a merchant. Bond: $120.
Chase T. Cocroft, 21, 400 block Blackburn St.,
Nokomis. Charge: contempt (driving while license sus-
pended). Bond: $2,000.
Criminal registrations
Kaila C. Bartholomew, 18, 600 block Argus Road,
Venice.
Esther Barr, 44, 100 block Portofino, Venice.
Kimberly G. Blotner, 33, 300 block Dorchester
Drive, Venice.


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Five years ago Lifestyles acquired the former Publix
Supermarket, which another company had converted
into a fitness center, and opened its Family Fitness
Center. The 10th largest health club in the country, the
Venice center is one of 36 operating in Florida, and a
total 56 nationwide.
Thompson said there are 3,900 members using the
Venice location, which has 30 employees. About 1,400
members use the facility daily.
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All interested parties are welcome to attend anytime during any of the
meetings to review all the route and schedule changes and ask questions.
Among the highlights:
* Route 16 (Englewood): Route 16 will be redesigned to be more direct between
Venice and Englewood, and will operate every hour.
* Route 21 (Englewood Loop): Route 21 will be discontinued, removing service from
the Englewood Sports Complex. But Route 16 will be extended to cover the portions
along Dearborn Street east, Pine Street and Medical Boulevard to the Englewood
Community Hospital.
* Route 26 (Venice Connector): Venice area neighborhoods along Center Road,
Shamrock Boulevard and Alligator Drive served by the current Route 16 will have the
new Route 26, which will operate every 90 minutes and include a stop for the Senior
Friendship Center.
* Route 24 (Scenic-Woodmere) and Route 25 (Bird Bay): SCAT will discontinue
Routes 24 and 25, removing service from Bird Bay and from Santa Maria Street on
Venice island. Affected areas will be served by other routes. Eligible riders in
neighborhoods that are not directly covered by other routes are encouraged to use the
new SCAT Senior to Shopping Services offered by THE RIDE.
* Route 19 (North Port via U.S. 41): Route 19 will be discontinued since the
redesigned Route 16 will serve U.S. 41 north of Jacaranda Boulevard and portions of U.S
41 Business on the Venice island and because the new Route 26 will cover the U.S. 41
By-Pass. Riders from North Port will need to transfer to Route 26 and to Route 16 if
their destination is along U.S. 41 in Venice.
* Route 9 (North Port via Jacaranda Boulevard): Route 9 will operate every hour
between North Port and the Venice Train Depot SCAT Transfer Station.
* Route 9S (North Port-South Venice): North Port will get Sunday service for the
first time on the new Route 9S that will connect at the Jacaranda Boulevard Wal-Mart
hourly to Route 1713 and travel directly on U.S. 41 to Sumter Boulevard.
* Route 1713 (Trail-South Venice) and Route 1411 (Lake Sarasota-Siesta Key):
On Sunday, Routes 1713 and 1411 will operate every hour from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and then
every two hours in the evening.
* Route 99 (Palmetto Fairgrounds to downtown Sarasota): Route 99 will receive
evening service for the first time, as far as the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport,
hourly until 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday. The first partial round trip from the airport at
5:30 a.m. will be eliminated, but passengers at that time may use the Route 2
(Cocoanut Avenue).
* Route 15 (Cattlemen): Saturday service will be restored to every 60 minutes. On
Monday-Saturday, the last trip of the day will be a full trip to the airport.
* Route 17 (Trail): The 6:44 a.m. inbound trip, and the 9:15 p.m. outbound trip, will
extend to Venice Monday-Saturday.
* Route IA, 2, 5, 6, 12, 14, 15, 20, 29, 1713 and 8517: Minor schedule adjustments
will be made to improve on-time performance.
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PUBLISHER
ROBERT A. VEDDER
PHONE: (941) 207-1000
FAX: (941) 484-8460
10A
WEDNESDAY
SEPT. 2, 2009


OPINION


GONDOLIER SUN EDITOR
BOB MUDGE
bmudge@venicegondolier.com


OUR VIEW


Bargain hunters see value in community colleges


C ambridge has its Harvard, Palo
Alto its Stanford and Hanover
its Dartmouth.
Very prestigious all.
Venice (or North Port) has a branch
of the State College of Florida, Man-
atee-Sarasota, until July called Man-
atee Community College. In Punta
Gorda is the Edison State College
campus.
Not quite in the same class, pres-
tige-wise.
But pull up your old-school ties,
Johns Hopkins. Community colleges
are hot these days. Even President
Obama has touted the value of local,
low-cost, small-scale schools geared
primarily toward real-life job training.
A feature story in the July 20 edition
of Time magazine also spread the
word. The headlines captured the
idea: "Can Community Colleges Save
the U.S. economy? As laid-off workers
add to surging enrollments, the White
House looks to two-year schools for


an educational bailout."
Take that, Whiffenpoofs. It's
enough to make our local institutions
of higher education start growing ivy
on the walls.
Colleges geared to two-year de-
grees and retraining are often just
what the doctor ordered, and we're
not talking about Ph.Ds in philoso-
phy. The medical industry, in particu-
lar, is still in need of nurses and med-
ical technicians, an area of concentra-
tion for many community colleges.
SCF recently won state approval
for its first four-year degree program,
a bachelor's in nursing. But many of
the students, at least at first, will be
working nurses who want to upgrade
to a bachelor's degree in two years.
Local colleges are a magnet for both
training and retraining.
As Education Secretary Arne Dun-
can said earlier this year, according to
Time, two-year schools "will play a big
role in getting America back on its


feet."
That can only be good for those of
us in the hinterlands of higher educa-
tion. Recognition and respect have
been a long time coming for our com-
munity colleges.
For one thing, they are cheaper
and convenient for student "con-
sumers," important factors in a reces-
sion.
Time noted that the national aver-
age tuition and fees for four-year pub-
lic schools was $6,197; for private
schools, the cost is up to $26,515. At
the Florida's community colleges,
annual costs for in-state students are
$2,636.
Enrollment is soaring. Summer
enrollment was up 15 percent at the
Venice-North Port campus of SCE A
similar rise is expected for the fall
term. At Edison's Charlotte campus,
summer enrollment rose a whopping
40 percent, and fall enrollment is run-
ning well above last year's.


It's no big shocker.
"Historically and traditionally,
when the economy goes south, our
community college ... enrollment
goes up. We are the place where peo-
ple come to get new skills to prepare
for whatever jobs are out there in the
new business climate," SCF Director
of Public Affairs Kathy Walker told the
Bradenton Herald.
Two-year colleges typically are filled
with people who also have to hold
down a job. They are handy for young
people who want to live at home and
continue their education, but also for
people who want, or need, to adapt to
changing job markets.
There's every reason to be proud of
what we've got: small colleges geared
to providing a higher level of educa-
tion that's appropriate to the popula-
tion and serving the needs of local
residents. Right now, it's the hot, new
thing.
Boola, boola.


Undue influence


BOB VEDDER
COLUMNIST


I was at a meeting that
Mayor Ed Martin has with the
Venice MainStreet business
group each month to get input
on things that are on its mem-
bers' minds. It is a really a nice
way to get some feedback.
This was a rare meeting
with the mayor because he
spoke only a little, mostly in
response to concerns. He usu-
ally dominates conversations.
At the very end of the meet-
ing he wanted to share some
insight on what he felt this
council had done for the city.
His top point was that he was
proud that the new members
had not been beholden to any-
one in particular, they had
not received campaign money
from people who would come
before them to influence
them. He thought this was a
better way to run the city. He
hastily mentioned a few other
points, such as being open to
people's views, before the
meeting had to break up.
When we went outside, the
mayor was confronted by
someone who felt he was off
base. He said in essence the
mayor was saying previous
councils were personally
rewarded by their actions. He
challenged the mayor to prove
that one council member had
received favors as a result of
his or her votes.
I think the mayor's main
point was that some people in
town who run businesses,
such as Mike Miller of Water-
ford, supported candidates
who favored growth. His impli-
cation was that the money
influenced their vote.
It's true that the candidates
that people like Mr. Miller have
supported had views that
would likely benefit his com-
pany. I can understand why
that is concerning, but it's also
very logical. Yet is it possible
that Mike Miller's interests
were really the only ones they
considered? The new "anti-
growth" board voted for Mike's
Tra Ponti project and also
voted for his Renaissance pro-
ject. I assume they weren't
influenced by money, but then
it is pretty hard to prove the
other councils were either.
The person who confronted
Ed commented that he does
have a special interest group
and that group contributed to
his campaign hoping he would
support its beliefs. The person
went on to say that Ed's special


interest was to shrink Venice;
to make it harder for business-
es; and to take one of the city's
prime assets, the airport, and
shrink it or even do away with
it.
That is what a special inter-
est group wants, and it ap-
peared to this person Ed was
rewarding them for their fi-
nancial support by his actions.
How does that differ?, was his
point.
When you think about it, it
is hard to separate one group
from the other. I guess the real-
ity is that most politicians vote
for things that match their
interests.
In my opinion it is not
healthy to accuse people of
things, no matter how subtly,
especially when, just maybe,
you might have some similar
traits yourself.


By's Crack: Some people
say we don't spend enough
on earthquake research.
That's strange, because Un-
cle Sam is usually generous
to a fault.



A lot of Venice people
watched the Venice High
School football team fight
valiantly Friday against the
Oscar Smith Tigers, the No. 6
high school in the country, on
their home field.
While Venice lost by a cou-
ple of touchdowns, there was a
sense that this event was an
ESPN stage to showcase the
No. 1 quarterback in the coun-
try, Phillip Sims. The coverage
was an awful lot about No. 14
on the Tigers and not much
else. It showed almost every
throw he made over and over
and spent much less time on
Venice's quarterback, Trey
Burton, who was a lot more
exciting. Trey was responsible
for more than 350 yards of
offense, which was more than
No. 14. Venice gained more
yards as a team and Trey threw
for more yards, but the MVP
went to No. 14. Sideline shots
were almost always of No. 14.
I was amazed at how few
penalties there were for a first
game, and how incredible it
was there were no turnovers in
a driving rainstorm. Thank
goodness there were no major
injuries for the Indians for
such a hard-fought game.
It was sad that there were
about four crucial bad calls (or
no calls) by the refs that the
announcers even said were
blown calls. One blown call
ended in a touchdown for Os-
car Smith, another couple
stopped long Venice drives.
At the end of the first half it
looked like Trey Burton was in
the end zone. It was close, for
sure. To most who watched, it
looked as if he was in.

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Ball's in council's court

Decision time. The FAA has just given the city a road map
about how to fix outstanding matters. If council and staff move
rapidly to correct the deficiencies, then we may be in line for
some grant money. This will give council an opportunity to prove
that they are serious about improving the airport. Delay, and the
public will know they really don't want things to get better. The
proof won't be long in coming.


Bad dreams. I'm calling
about the many letters about
the two attack dogs killed in
the line of duty by law enforce-
ment officials. I was a victim of
such attack by two German
shepherds more than half a
century ago. I can show you
even today the scars on my
body. I have had bad dreams
all of my life. You have to know
that big dogs attack you at your
head, neck and back, not at
your legs. They can kill you in a
minute. Teach your children
and your grandchildren to
avoid strange dogs. Not every
dog is a pet. A thank-you to the
officer who protected himself
and others.
Wrong target. My com-
ment is regarding the contro-
versial picture in the Gondolier
Sun about the dogs. Honestly, I
heard about the comments
before I saw the picture. I'm
looking at it now and it just
looks like two dogs are lying
down sleeping. I think some of
the people who got all up in
arms are probably really mad
that the dogs had to be killed,
forgetting that these were
vicious dogs. If there had been
a baby injured they probably
wouldn't have been so upset.
Be mad at the owner who
unleashed the dogs on the offi-
cer. It would also be nice to
have some officer speak out to
say that sometimes this has to
happen. You were right in
printing it, it was news. It's not
evil, it's not bad. I'm the moth-


Let 'em


Have It


er of two children and I go to
church, and I still don't think
you made an error.
Party girl. In the Letters
section of July 29, you head-
lined with a letter from Norma
Dayton from Venice. I believe
you should have mentioned
that she is an active board
member or member of the
Democratic Party, especially in
view of the fact that on your
Opinion page, the editorial
starts out with "Fight for your
right to no parties." You then
go on to mention the activities
of the Republican Party, but
you neglected to say anything
about how the Democrats
were active in the election of
the three new council mem-
bers. I'm not taking sides either


way, but I think what's fair is
fair and certainly if someone
writes in and they have a par-
ticular affiliation, you should
be mentioning that.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The editorial
focused on the party connections
of the one council candidate who
is playing them up so far this
year, and not specifically on prior
elections, which Dayton was
referring to.
Laughable. I couldn't help
but think the two letters about
the old guard that won't let go
were laughable. There's the old
guard and then there's the
neighborhood association in
Golden Beach. They're the
same, from what I've been
reading in the paper. But what
they're saying about city coun-
cil that everything's been
going against them is just
not true. You read in the paper
every day where they're cost-
ing us more and more money
with all their legal fees. How
can anybody be wrong about
their bad judgment? We need
growth. I've lived here for more
than 41 years and I've never
seen this town like it is now
with these council members. I
don't agree with what these let-
ters said. If they don't like it,
leave. It was here before they
got here and everything was
doing well.
Off island. City council
members should be elected
from a district. By being elect-
ed from a district they would
be responsible for that district
and the city as a whole. It
would also give better repre-
sentation for areas other than
the island. It's time that people
from the island no longer con-
trol our council.
Dumb move. My president,
Barack Obama, in handling
the Professor Gates/Officer
Crowley incident, acted stu-
pidly.





WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009


patient is overweight or
obese.
Each tax deduction or
credit would be a per-
centage of the taxpayer's
adjusted gross income.
Incentive No. 1 would
be required of all partici-
pants in a public or pri-
vate insurance program.
For those enrolled in
Medicare or Medicaid,
Nos. 1 and 2 would be
required.
The others would
depend on the person's
desire and physical abili-
ty. They are completely
voluntary on the part of
the enrollee. Wage earn-
ers who choose to par-
ticipate would obviously
pay lower overall taxes.

Penalties for taxpayers
1. Federal taxes on to-
bacco and alcoholic bev-
erages should be set
each year at a "do I really
want to do this?" level.
2. All fast-food items
that exceed a set num-
ber of calories should
have a small additional
tax added perhaps,
for example, an addi-
tional nickel for a Big
Mac or similar item.
3. Financial or crimi-
nal penalties would be
imposed on any person
or organization that fal-
sifies or provides bogus
written documentation a
taxpayer submits with
his tax return to obtain a
tax deduction or credit.

Incentives for health-
care professionals
1. Tort reform with a
reasonable cap on med-
ical malpractice awards
based on actual dam-
ages or continuing-care
costs, and the require-
ment that plaintiffs filing
frivolous lawsuits would
pay all legal fees, their
own and defendants',
plus court costs. Court-
approved awards
beyond the cap would
be paid by the govern-
ment and the govern-
ment could choose to
bring legal action against
the doctor.
2. Doctors who have
no malpractice suits
brought against them, or
who settle disputes out
of court, would receive a
tax credit or deduction
for each "clean" year.
3. Doctors who
donate income over a set
annual income amount
to a federally adminis-


tered scholarship fund
for health-care profes-
sionals would pay no tax
on that portion of their
income.

Penalties for health-
care professionals
1. Severe financial
and professional conse-
quences, such as loss of
license, for fraud, inten-
tional double-billing to
the government, insur-
ance provider or patient,
or gross negligence as
determined in court of
law.
2. Sanctions for pro-
viding prescription med-
ication for a patient
under more than one
name and failing to sub-
mit all prescription
information to a nation-
al prescription or med-
ical information data-
base, should one be set
up.

Incentives for drug
manufacturers:
1. Reimbursement of
all or part of the devel-
opment costs of new
FDA-approved "brand
name" medications if
the company will also
provide a lower-cost
generic equivalent
before expiration of its
patent protection.
2. Corporate tax cred-
its or deductions for all
prescription medica-
tions provided at actual
cost to Medicare and
Medicaid enrollees,
regardless of income,
and donations to state or
federal health-care clin-
ics, including the
Veteran's Administration.

Penalties for drug man-
ufacturers
1. Each manufacturer
would be required to
contribute some per-
centage of profits to a
government sponsored
FDIC-like insurance pro-
gram to settle class-
action suits resulting
from negligence on the
part of the drug compa-
ny.
2. FDA regulations
must be enforced rigor-
ously.
3. No corporate politi-
cal campaign contribu-
tions to any politician
would be allowed.

Part-time resident
Dick Holmes writes an
occasional column for
the Gondolier Sun.


We already know the
major causes for sky-
rocketing health care
expenditures, but have
failed to act. Neither the
administration nor
either political party has
explained, in a way the
average citizen can
understand and believe
will have a real effect,
what actual steps might
be taken.
Here are my sugges-
tions to lower costs and
provide better health
care.
Incentives for taxpay-
ers tax deductions or
tax credits included in all
plans, public or private,
for these actions:
1. Having a primary-
care physician for each
member of the family
and a complete checkup
annually. The doctor
provides a form or cer-
tificate the taxpayer sub-
mits with his or her tax
form.
2. Certification that
the PCP has checked the
patient for diabetes,
explained the risks and
approved those with the
disease for a meter, test
strips and prescription
medication.
3. Attending and com-
pleting a diabetes educa-
tion program.
4. Not smoking, or
being enrolled in a stop-
smoking program such
as Smokers Anonymous,
with written certification
by the program provider.
5. Not drinking, or
being enrolled in a stop-
drinking program such
as Alcoholics
Anonymous, with writ-
ten certification by the
program provider.
6. The same for drug
use.
7. Achieving or main-
taining a normal body
mass index, certified by
the PCP or for certified
enrollment in a weight-
control program if the


VEDDER from Page 10A


A plan for all participants


Ken Dando
Allentown, Pa.


Policies now
in clear view
Editor:
Let's for a moment for-
get whether those who
disturb health-care re-
form town halls are man-
ufactured, paid political
operatives. What to me is
instead of far greater sig-
nificance are all the
recent polls on whether
most Americans support
the present health-care
proposal, and also what
has happened to the
president's approval rat-
ings since he launched
the health-care plan.
I must conclude that
the president, erron-
eously assuming that the
personal appeal that won
him the election in No-
vember is the same as
political capital, might be
trying to impose a social-
ist health-care agenda he
believes is best for the
people, against their will.
And it is very common
among elitist products of
Ivy League academia to
not ever conceive that
they may indeed not
know better than the
lesser-educated, com-
mon people themselves
what is best for them.
As for the people
themselves, many are
now realizing they had
cast their votes in No-
vember mostly based on
personality, not so much
on issues. Now, large
numbers of Americans
are beginning to pay
more attention to the de-
tails encompassed in the
president's agenda and
contemplate how they


would be individually af-
fected.
They don't like it when
it looks like some govern-
ment bureaucrats might
make the decision, instead
of themselves, about
whether they can have the
surgery they need. They
are shocked when they
realize the reform will cost
trillions that the govern-
ment does not have.
I predict that in the fu-
ture, we will see mounting
resistance to government
efforts to take over more


and more
sectors.


industries and


Nick Catsakis
Nokomis

Capital is new
red-light district
Editor:
Ever wonder why our
legislators spend so much
money to get elected?
Fame and notoriety? Not
really. Fulfillment? Oh,
yeah. The coffers are never
full enough.
Webster defines a pros-
titute as "a person who
willingly uses his or her
talent or ability in a base or
unworthy way, usually for
money." In that regard it
seems mesh stockings are
in vogue for both male
and female legislators in
Tallahassee. Last I heard
$10 a head for a legislator
and staff is the allowable
rate for party-throwing
lobbyists at the local tav-
erns.
Is it Lafayette Augus-
tine, or Apalachee Park-
way pubs where they meet
those seeking favors?


LETTERS FROM OUR READERS

Address the real problem

Editor:
My wife and I enjoy coming to Venice several times
a year, renting a home or condo for as little as a week
to a month, or more as time permits.
Now I read that Venice City Council wants to limit
owners' ability to rent their properties to monthly and
only three times per year. As we say here in the Lehigh
Valley of Pennsylvania, what the heck are they think-
ing?
I think it's fair to say that it is people like us who
stroll up and down Venice Avenue to shop and dine
that help keep small business owners in business.
Also, since by definition the owners of rental proper-
ties do not reside in them, they end up paying higher
taxes, which benefits the city.
If noisy renters and parking on lawns are the root of
the problem, pass ordinances to solve those prob-
lems. I'm sure the fine men and women of the Venice
Police Department would be more than able to
enforce these laws.
Again, what the heck are they thinking?


In any case, we were proud of
how our team played. I know
their goal is to be state champi-
ons and I think they can do it.
Get your season tickets at the
Boone law firm, 488-6716.

Sue and I spent a wonderful
weekend in Chicago a week ago.
In the Chicago Tribune, there
was an ad for a condo on the


water on Boca Grande for $99 a
night off-season. How smart is
that as a way to stimulate the
economy in the off-season?
The ad was placed by a com-
pany that rents out snowbirds'
condos. I think some of tourist
tax revenue should be spent by
the convention and visitors
bureau for this kind of stimulus
of our area. If nothing else, more


rental agents should advertise
up North.
We loved the beautiful flow-
ers lining the streets of down-
town Chicago.
****** *
Vern Montgomery, owner of
Montgomery Carpets and Floor-
ing, is putting in a solar-energy
system on his warehouse roof
that will pay for itself in a year.


Not only will he nearly eliminate
his energy bill, but he will get
huge tax credits from the federal
government, big financial re-
bates from the state, deprec-
iation and, supposedly, the abili-
ty to sell excess energy to FPL.
The permit from the city to
do this good stuff to help our
environment is $2,900. A permit
for the same installation in the


county is $90. I wonder if the
city is really as eco-friendly as it
claims.

There is a craft fair down-
town this weekend, another free
diversion presented by Main-
Street free, of course, only if
you don't buy anything.
Robert A. Vedder writes a
weekly column in this paper


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SUN NEWSPAPERS 11A

Maybe if we close those
bars down, they would
spend more time doing
what we sent them up
there to do instead of the
B.S. that's going on right
now.
They act like we are all
stupid and uncaring.
Prove them wrong. No
matter what your political
preference, throw those
bums out next election.
Don't allow them to mini-
mize your very own exis-
tence.

Jack Aland
Sarasota
Spread out the
representation
Editor:
It was interesting to
read how my opponent
Emilio Carlesimo claims
to be in favor of represen-
tation for all Venetians.
Were he and his associate
Harry Walia (Harry gave
$500 to Emilio's cam-
paign last year) both
elected to the Venice City
Council, five of seven
council members would
live in the same Golden
Beach neighborhood,
within easy walking dis-
tance of each other. The
remaining two council
members reside just
north of Golden Beach.
On the other hand, I
live in Pinebrook South.
My neighbor, council
candidate Jim Bennett,
lives in Sawgrass both
off island.
We certainly don't
want taxation without
representation, and I
thank my Golden Beach
opponent for raising the
issue.

Ted Koszarski
Venice
Taps for driving
and phoning
Editor:
Twice this morning on
my way to Sarasota cars at
a stoplight tapped my
bumper. The reason was
the drivers were not
watching what they were
doing and were on the
blankety-blank cell phone;
both were women. Do you
ever see men on their
phones? Very few times
and it is in a grocery store
parking lot.
Let's put an end to this
cell-phone driving. It's
been banned and ticketed
for five years in California.
Let's get with the times and
save lives.

Charlotte Kuropatwa
Venice









12A PORTS
WEDNESDAY
SEPT. 2, 2009 S OT


MR. SHEEPSHEAD
COLUMNIST


Snook season

opens in Fla.

This is the time snook read
the calendar and disappear.
Naturally, this isn't true,
but it seems that way. The
rules are 28-33 inch slot and
a one-fish limit. If using live
or dead bait, use a circle
hook. The reason is simple,
as most snook are under-
sized or oversized.
This is a good time to fish
the beach as most snook are
within 10 to 15 feet of the
beach. If using a lure, cast
ahead in that range and keep
walking the beach. When you
get tired, turn around and do
the same on your way back.
If you choose to use bait,
your tactics will be a bit dif-
ferent. I use a tight sand spike
and a fairly light outfit with a
medium drag on my reel. My
bait of choice is a fillet of any
legal fish I manage to catch
earlier. It's the old saying: Big
bait for big fish.
I use a circle hook with a
30-pound fluorocarbon
leader and a 1/4-ounce egg
sinker. I fish about 15 to 20
feet from the beach. Every
once in a while instead of a
snook, I hook a shark.
The reason you don't need
a heavy outfit is the snook
generally will run parallel to
the beach and you merely
chase them. Try to fish dur-
ing the full or new moon this
month as the snook are
spawning. Good luck and
good fishing.
Well, fellow Sheepshead-
ites, the time has come to say
goodbye until next week.

Mr Sheepshead is Dave
Hack. Contact him at
486-1998, 321-8849 or
mrsheepshead@verizon. net.


CONTACT US
PERRY D. PENTZ
SPORTS EDITOR
(941) 207-1107
ppentz@venicegondolier.com


VHS VOLLEYBALL



Venice crushes Braden River


BY PERRY D. PENTZ
SPORTS EDITOR

Just three minutes into the Venice's
match with Braden River the Lady Pirates
called a timeout.
It was that kind of match.
The Lady Indians dominated from the
start with their powerful hitting and relent-
less defense and disposed of Braden River
in three straight games, 25-9, 25-11, 25-10,
on Tuesday in the season-opening match
for both teams at Braden River High.
"We wanted to execute tonight," Venice
head coach Brian Wheatley said. "The kids
did a real good job of executing our offense
and defense. This early in the season we
weren't concerned with what Braden River
was doing. We were concerned with what
Venice was doing and making sure we were
doing the right thing. To make big things
happen you have to concentrate on the lit-
tle things especially early on.
Venice not only did the little things but
the big things right from the beginning.


Junior Autumn Duyn gave Venice a
quick 5-0 lead with her powerful jump
serve. Senior Morgan Shattuck followed it
up with seven straight service points,
which included kills by senior Emily
Daniels and Payton Herschberger, for a 13-
1 cushion.
The duo combined for 22 kills out of 40
attempts with Daniels leading the way
with 14 kills.
"We wanted to take care of our respon-
sibilities on defense and ball the target and
give our outstanding setter three options
to swing from," Wheatley said. "I thought
Emily Daniels had a real good night and we
are getting a lot of production from our
right side with Payton Herschberger."
Senior Jillian Allen and Duyn crushed
the ball for kills to end the first game in just
16 minutes.
Daniels kept the hot hand in the second
game with five kills while Shattuck added
three kills and two blocks.
Leading 15-10, Duyn served seven con-
secutive points to give Venice a command-


POP WARNER FOOTBALL


ing 22-10 advantage.
"Digging wise, Dorothy (Rahal) and
Autumn back there with 10 digs a piece,"
Wheatley said. Daniels finished with 13 digs.
"I am just glad we are sustaining rallies,"
Wheatley said. "We reaped the benefits of
our Preseason Classic last week."
Venice played nationally-ranked Tampa
Plant and Tampa Berkeley Prep last week.
Leading 8-5, Venice junior Brittany
Burrows served five points in a row with
three aces to grab a 13-5 lead.
Allen got kills early for Venice while
Daniels and Herschberger finished off the
Lady Pirates late in the third game.
Venice will play its home opener against
Southeast at 5 p.m., today. There are no
freshman or junior varsity matches before
the varsity. The Lady Indians will play the
first sporting event at the new Riverview
High in Sarasota at 7 p.m. Thursday.
"We have three matches this week so
we are kind of taking it as a business trip,"
Wheatley said. "There is no lounging
around on a business trip."


SUN PHOTO BY JUSTIN FENNELL
Members of the Mitey-Mite Kings burst through a banner before the start of their opening game against the North Port Mavericks on Aug. 29 at
Venice's Letson Stadium. The season continues this week with another home game for the Kings as they host Charlotte on Saturday.


Venice Vikings roundup


STAFF REPORT


Four of the sixVenice Vikings
Pop Warner teams struggled in
their season opener against the


North Port Mustangs on Aug.
29 at Venice's Letson Stadium.
The Tiny-Mite Danes didn't
keep score.
The closest game was in the


Junior Pee Wee Division as the
Knights dropped a defensive
struggle, 6-0.
Aaron Hackett, Sage Lee and
Max Drewett had exceptional


defensive games according to
the coach by holding North
Port to just one touchdown.

Please see VIKINGS, 14A


SPORTS BRIEFS
Miss Venice Fastpitch sign-ups
Miss Venice Fastpitch softball will
be holding registration for girls ages 5-
16 from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the
Wellfield Complex.
Sign-up is for the fall softball
league.
Venice Triathlon
to be held Saturday
The Venice Triathlon, a USAT sanc-
tioned event, sponsored by the South
County FamilyYMCA, is scheduled for
Saturday, Sept. 5, at Sharky's On The
Pier on Harbor Road.
The sprint triathlon, which begins
at 7:30 a.m., has a 400-meter swim in
the Gulf of Mexico, eight-mile bike
through Venice and 5K run down
Harbor Road toward Caspersen Beach.
Age groups are from 14 and under
to 80-plus and elite. Divisions include
relay, clydesdale/athena and fat tire.
VAYSA holding registration
The Venice Area Youth Soccer
Association will be holding registra-
tion for ages 4-14 from 6-8 p.m. Friday
and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the
second-floor concession stand at the
Garbrandt Soccer Complex on
Pinebrook Road.
A parent or guardian must accom-
pany child to register in person.
Registration is also available online at


www.venicesoccer.org.
VHS football
season tickets on sale
Season tickets for home football
games at Venice High are on sale.
Cost is $36 for the six games at
Powell-Davis Stadium.
Anyone who did not have season
tickets last year, should visit the law
offices of Boone, Boone, Boone,
Koda and Frook, 1001 Avenida del
Circo between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30
p.m. Monday through Friday.
Season tickets holders also get free
admittance to all home junior varsity
games.
For more information, call 488-
6716.
YMCA fall sports
registration open
Registration for fall sports pro-
grams is now open at the South
County FamilyYMCA in Venice.
Soccer, volleyball, T-ball, coach pitch
and basketball academy will be offered.
Register at YMCA or online at
veniceymca.com.
For more information, call 492-
9622.
VHS football team seeks help
The Venice High football team is in
need of the various donated items this


season.
The Indians need bottled Gatorade,
bottled water, liquid Tide with no
bleach, one-gallon Ziploc bags, liquid
OxiClean and Febreeze.
Those interested should contact
head coach John Peacock at 488-6726.
VHS all-sports season tickets
Individual and family all-sport sea-
son tickets are now on sale.
The general admission tickets are
for the upcoming sports season and
the the one-priced ticket covers par-
ents and their school-age children
admission to all VHS home sports.
Playoff or postseason games are not
included.
Eligible children must be 18 year-
old or younger, living at home and
currently attending a school in
Sarasota County.
Cost for family all-sports ticket is
$150 while the individual all-sports
ticket costs $60.
For more information, call Larry
Sandburg at 488-6726 or the Boone
law firm at 488-6716.


SPORTS SHORT

GIRLS GOLF
SARASOTA DOWNS VENICE: Venice fresh-
man Alissa Roegge tied for low medalist with
Sarasota but it wasn't enough as Lady Sailors
defeated the Lady Indians, 222-242, Tuesday
in the season-opening match at Serenoa Golf
Club in Sarasota.
"Alissa did a nice job,"' said Venice coach
Wayne Robertson. "She had a birdie on the day
and had a real nice round"
Maggie Kowalik was second with a 61.
"The girls did what they can do;' Robertson
said. "All had a couple of pars. They need to
eliminate the big numbers and that will come
with time and practice. All had a good time
and enjoyed it. A lot of things to be positive
about."
Venice hosts Port Charlotte at 3:30 p.m.
today at Mission Valley Country Club in Laurel.

SARASOTA (222)
Aubrey Richau 51, Brianna Bibb 55, Sarah
Saxman 56, Justine Harper 60.
VENICE (242)
Alissa Roegge 51, Maggie Kowalik 61,
Taylor Olson 63, Morgan Farrell 67, Madeline
Chavez 67.
Records Sarasota 1-0, Venice 0-1.


SPORTS CALENDAR

COMING UP Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
BGLF Quad match at
Heron Creek, 3:30 p.m.
SGGLF Venice vs. FB-Charlotte Warriors
U M Saras ta (At Serenoa
S a at S en e VB -Venice at Riverview, No events scheduled at Venice Vikings (Pop
VB -Southeast at Venice, Fr 5, JV 6,V 7 p.m. Warner), 10 a.n.-7
V 5 p.m. p.m., Letson Stadium
SWM VHS Relay
Extravaganza, 5:30 p.m.
FB Football, VB -Volleyball, BGLF Boys golf, GGLF Girls golf, CC Cross country, SWM Swimming and diving


Enjoy Bogey's Great Food &
Support Your Hometown Hangout!


Trey Burton
VENICE HIGH SCHOOL'S
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK


Venice High School quarterback Trey Burton
accounted for 354 of Venice's 375 yards in the
Indians' season-opener against Oscar Smith in
Chesapeake, Va. Burton, a senior, rushed for 78
yards on 23 carries and scored on touchdown runs
of 1 and 8 yards. He also completed 16-of-28 for
276 yards, just two yards off his own school record.


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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009


A NIGHT TO REMEMBER


BY PERRY D. PENTZ
SPORTS EDITOR


After months of waiting, the
hoopla surrounding Venice's
football game against nation-
ally-ranked Oscar Smith High
on national television is over.
It's time to get on with the rest
of the season.
But before we move on,
here are a few observations
from the Old Spice High
School Showcase, shown on
ESPNU, from Chesapeake, Va.:
ESPN had a camera set up
in each end zone, two cameras
over the home stands and the
sports network also brought in
an extra bank of lights.
The crowd of more than
8,000 started filing into the sta-
dium two hours before kickoff
and didn't leave despite a tor-
rential rainstorm.
Safety was at a premium
with a mobile police com-
mand and well more than 20
officers attending. All specta-
tors had to go through metal
detectors upon entering the
stadium.
TV timeouts are annoying.
They are paying the bills but
they disrupt the flow of the
game as it seems like players
were waiting around too long.
Venice High head coach
John Peacock also has
thoughts on what the Indians
got out of it.
"Same thing you get out of
the Kickoff Classic," said
Peacock. "Who can play and
who can't play. What positions
need moved. Gives us an idea
of where we need to be and
where to improve. I wish we
had a scrimmage to deal with
these things before but it is
what it is."
"I thought overall for our
first game, the conditions pre-
sented us with as far as travel,
rain and playing out of state,
we did pretty good," said
Peacock. "I thought if you
looked at us on TV you can tell
we were a very disciplined
football team."
Despite the rain and the
sloppy conditions, neither
team had a turnover, which is
truly astounding considering
the ball and field were a
mess.
A few questionable calls
might have steered the final
result in a different direction.
A bad spot on Venice's first
possession might have nulli-
fied a first down.
The first extra point.
Although close, it looked from


PHOTOS COURTESY OF ARMANDO SOLARES/SOLARES PHOTOGRAPHY
Venice High quarterback Trey Burton looks for running room in a torrential rain storm against Oscar Smith
High in the season-opener on Aug. 28 in Chesapeake, Va. Burton accounted for 354 of the Venice's 375
yards in the Indians' 27-13 loss, which was aired on ESPNU.


replays to be over the right
upright.
In the second quarter,
Oscar Smith quarterback
Phillip Sims threw a pass away
to avoid a sack. The ball didn't
reach the line of scrimmage.
Maybe an intentional ground-
ing penalty should have been
called?
On the last play of the first
half with Venice trailing, 13-6,
Burton pounded up the mid-
dle and dove for the end zone.
Officials ruled he was inches
short of the tying touchdown.
Television replays showed the
University of Florida-bound
quarterback might have
scored.
In the third quarter, Oscar


Smith lineman Evan Hailes, all
6-foot-1, 315 pounds of him,
scored on a 2-yard run.
However, replays showed his
knee touched before he
crossed the goal line.
A questionable holding
call on a completed pass nulli-
fied a long gain for the Indians
in the third quarter.
Despite the questionable
calls, Peacock isn't making
excuses.
"We had some tough breaks
and were an inch away from
tying at halftime and we had
two big penalties that hurt dri-
ves," said Peacock. "We still
had opportunities to score. No
one is making excuses. On the
road, you are going to get some


Venice's Dino Fanti pulls down Oscar Smith quarterback Phillip Sims
behind the line of scrimmage for a sack during their season-opener on
Aug. 28 in Chesapeake, Va. Fanti led Venice with six tackles and two
sacks.


calls against you. Good foot-
ball teams need to overcome
and we didn't overcome them.
That's football. You assume
you are not going to get some
calls."
This is something that
Peacock plans to stress to his
team.
"I've got a lot of calls about
us not getting calls (from the
referees)," said Peacock. "I am
telling this team not to listen to
them and telling them, 'You
guys got beat by a better foot-
ball team.'"
The Indians held their
heads high, didn't quit and
represented the city of Venice
and state of Florida well.
'As far as the first game, we


SUN PHOTO BY PERRY D. PENTZ
The front cover of the commemo-
rative program from Venice's
nationally-televised game on
ESPNU against Oscar Smith High
on Aug. 28.

got a lot to work on," said
Peacock. "Obviously, we are
not pleased with the outcome.
The only thing that matters is
the bottom line and the bot-
tom line is we got beat," said
Peacock.
Peacock figures there are
two ways the team can go from
here.
"We can sulk about it," said
Peacock. "Or they can say, we
played with that team (ranked
No. 8 in nation by USA Today).
They can sit there and worry
about it being on national TV
and let it affect the rest of our
season. Or we can move on
and accomplish the rest of our
goals. I know which way I'm
going."
Peacock knows the team
needs to work on things before
the next game on Sept. 11.
"We need to shore up spots
on the offensive line," said
Peacock. "We really didn't do a
good job of tackling and block-
ing. We did some good things,
though."
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Venice's Trey Burton prepares to throw a pass as Oscar Smith's Rickey Foreman applies
pressure.


Pee Wee Lancers' cheerleaders toss up fellow cheerleaders in the middle of Letson
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three straight home games at Powell-
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GAME 1 SUMMARY


Venice 6
Oscar Smith 6


Venice
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276
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TEAM STATISTICS
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Rushes-Yards
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Comp.-Att.-lnt.
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Fumbles-Lost
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Jared Bailey of the Mitey-
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V T. Burton 1 run (kick failed), 6:11 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
T Bu run (kickfaied),6:11 RUSHING -Venice, Trey Burton 23-78, Justin
OS Funderburk 17 pass from Sims (kick Grant 9-16, Josh Boyle 1-5; Oscar Smith, J.C.
failed), 2:35 Coleman 16-79, Jaston George 6-29, Charlie
Second Quarter Ricks 1-3, Evan Hailes 1-2.
OS Coleman 2 run (Trotman kick), 11:53 PASSING -Venice, Trey Burton 16-28-0-0-
Third Quarter 276; Oscar Smith, Phillip Sims 13-20-0-1-266.
OS Hailes 2 run (kick failed), 9:32 RECEIVING Venice, Bo Ceravolo 5-53,
Fourth Quarter Beckett Wales 4-77, Josh Boyle 3-94, Justin
OS Coleman 3 run (Ricks pass from Sims), Grant 3-41, Evan Boone 1-11; Oscar Smith,
8:39 Charlie Ricks 5-104, Quinta Funderburk 4-96,
V -T. Burton 8 run (Carlin kick), 7:16 Marquie Mayes 2-34, J.C. Coleman 2-32.


Junior Midget's Ty Gauthier
kicks off to the North Port
Mustangs on Aug. 29 at
Venice's Letson Stadium.


Mustangs 24,
Kings 0
The Mustangs scored
24 first-half points and
were held scoreless in the
second half by the Kings.
On offense, Jared Bailey
played quarterback and
running back with multi-
ple long runs from each
position. He also complet-
ed a 15-yard pass to Wil
"Hollywood" Coons.
On defense, Sam
Whitney played a tough
game at outside line-


backer and fought off
blocks to make two solo
tackles. Coons had a
good game at corner-
back. On special teams,
Whitney recovered an
onside kick and Coons
had positive return yards.
Bailey had a long return
in the first half to set up a
drive that stalled short of
the goal line.
Other results: Mu-
stangs 30, Lancers 0;
Mustangs 31, Crusaders 6;
Mustangs 33, Warriors 0.


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FICTITIOUS NAME




Notice Under Fictitious
Name Law Pursuant to Section
865.09,
Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the under-
signed, desiring to engage in business
under the name of Ortis Freeman Trans-
portation Services dba Brads Limou-
sine Services, Inc. located at 2555
Fiesta Drive., in the County of Saraso-
ta, in the City of Venice, Florida 34293
intends to register the said name with the
Division of Corporations of the Florida
Department of State, Tallahassee, Flori-
da.
Dated at Venice, Florida, this 28th day
of August, 2009.
Publish: September 2, 2009

NOTICE OF ACTION




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR
SARASOTA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 2009-CA-11015-NC
JUDGE: Division "C"
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
$802.00 in U.S. Currency
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: RYAN H. FOOTE
UNKNOWN ADDRESS
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a for-
feiture action has been filed against the
above described currency by the Sara-
sota County Sheriff's Office. You are
required to file your written defenses with
the Clerk of the Court, 2000 Main
Street, Sarasota, FL 34237, and to
serve a copy of those defenses on or
before the 25th day of September,
2009, on Patrick Duggan, Esquire,
Post Office Box 4115, Sarasota,
Florida 34230-4115. Failure to file
your defenses will result in a default being
entered against you.
WITNESSED by hand and the Seal of the
Court on this 10th day of August,
2009.
KAREN E. RUSHING
Clerk of the Court
C. Able
Deputy Clerk
Patrick Duggan, Esquire,
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office
Post Office Box 4115
Sarasota, Florida 34230-4115.


NOTICE OF ACTION





Venice Gondolier Sun
PUBLISH:
August 26, 2009
September 2, 2009
September 9, 2009
September 16, 2009
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR
SARASOTA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEED-
INGS
To: All Persons or entities having or
claiming to have any right, title, or inter-
est in the following property:
One 2004 FORD F150
VIN:
1FTRX14W34NB83541
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office seized
the described property on, JULY 11,
2009, in Sarasota County, Florida. A
forfeiture complaint has been filed in the
Circuit Court, Twelfth Judicial Circuit,
in and for Sarasota County, Florida,
being case no. 2009-CA-14311-NC,
for the purpose of obtaining a final order
of forfeiture as to the above described
property upon producing due proof that
same was used in violation of Florida laws
dealing with contraband, pursuant to the
Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act, Sec-
tions
932.701-707, Florida Statutes.
PATRICK DUGGAN, ESQUIRE Assis-
tant General Counsel
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office
Post Office Box 4115
Sarasota, Florida 34230
Telephone (941) 861-4058; 861-
5800
PUBLISH:
AUGUST 26, 2009
SEPTEMBER 2, 2009

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWELFTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
SARASOTA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
FAMILY DIVISION
Case No: 2009-DR-14297-SC
IN RE: The Marriage of:
RACHEL PORCELLI,
Petitioner
and
JAMES SPANOS,
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION


NOTICE OF ACTION




Dissolution of Marriage
TO: RESPONDENT JAMES SPANOS,
Address Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT an action has
been filed against you and that you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Rachel Porcel-
li whose address is 5239 Layton Drive,
Venice, FL 34293 on or before Sep-
tember 28, 2009, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court at 4000 S.
Tamiami Trl., Venice, FI 34293 before
service on Petitioner or immediately
thereafter. If you fail to do so, a
default may be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the peti-
tion.
Copies of all court documents in this
case, including orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office. You
may review these documents upon
request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of Current
Address, Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form 12.915)
Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed
to the address on record at the clerk's
office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure,
requires certain automatic disclo-
sure of documents and informa-
tion. Failure to comply can result
in sanctions, including dismissal
or striking of pleadings.
Dated: August 20, 2009.
KAREN E. RUSHING
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: G. BATES
Deputy Clerk
Venice Gondolier Sun
PUBLISH:
August 26, 2009
September 2, 2009
September 9, 2009
September 16, 2009


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
SARASOTA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOHN F. BUSS
Deceased,


2009-CP-13983-NC
Division: Probate
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of JOHN
F. BUSS, deceased, whose date of death
was July 26, 2009, is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for SARASOTA County Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which is
P. O. BOX 3079, Sarasota, FL 34230-
3079. The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons, having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
(3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against the decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PRO-
BATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
OD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is August 26, 2009.
Personal Representative:
CLIFTON F. WHITE
c/o 240 Nokomis Ave South
Suite 200
Venice, FL 34285
Attorneys for Personal
Representative:
R. 0. ISPHORDING
Bechtold & Corbridge, P.A.
240 Nokomis Ave South
Suite 200
Venice, FL 34285
Telephone: (941) 488-7751
Florida Bar No. 0038740
PUBLISH: AUGUST 26, SEPTEMBER
2, 2009
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
SARASOTA
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JUANITA McCREADY
Deceased,


Case No: 2009-CP-013999-NC
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE,
the administration of the estate of
JUANITA McCREADY, deceased, File
Number 2009-CP-013999-NC is
pending in the Circuit Court for Sarasota
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is P.O. Box 3079,
Sarasota, Florida 34230-3079. The
names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is served WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE MUST FILE THEIR CLAIMS
WITH THIS COURT WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands
against the decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is AUGUST 26, 2009.
Petitioners:
JOHN M McCREADY
KAYE E WEAVER
c/o 6624 Gateway Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 34231
KURT F. LEWIS
ATTORNEY for Petitioners
Florida Bar NO. 119630
6624 Gateway Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 34231
Tele: (941) 921-5595
Fax: (941)-921-3950

PUBLISH: AUGUST 26, SEPTEMBER 2,
2009

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
NICHOLAS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
In the Matter of: THE VERIFIED PETITION
OF THE ADOPTION OF ALEXIA ANN
ADKINS, AN INFANT FEMALE CHILD
UNDER THE AGE OF TWELVE YEARS
ADOPTION ACTION NO. 09-A-12
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF HEARING
AND NOTICE
PURSUANT TO WEST VIRGINIA CODE
48-22-602
TO: JONATHAN W. ROBINSON
You are hereby notified that a Petition for
Adoption has been filed with the Circuit
Court of Nicholas County, West Virginia,
and assigned Case No. 09-A-12, wherein
it is alleged that the Father Jonathan W.
Robinson, of said infant child, Alexia Ann
Adkins, born July 25, 2000, in Sum-
mersville, Nicholas County, West Virginia,
has abandoned said infant child within the
meaning of the law. A hearing will be held
in this matter on October 26, 2009, at
11:00 a.m., in the Court Room of the
Nicholas County Courthouse, 700 Main
Street Summersville, West Virginia
26651, upon the Petition for Adoption.
You are hereby notified that you have a
right to be present for these proceed-
ings, which can result in the permanent
termination of your parental rights to said
infant child.
Accordingly, you may make such defense
as you shall deem advisable on or before
the date and time aforesaid, or termina-
tion of your parental rights may be
ordered by the Court.
You are hereby further notified pursuant
to West Virginia Code 48-22-602 the if
you fail to respond within the required
time, you may not receive further notice
of the adoption proceedings and your
parental rights may be terminated.
A copy of said Petition is enclosed and
can also be obtained from the Office of
the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Nicholas
County, Nicholas County Courthouse,
Summersville, West Virginia.
Randall W. Galford, Attorney of Law
1047 Arbuckle Road
Summersville, WV 26651
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Dan Fiore, left, did most of the construction work on the antebellum dollhouse he and Rob Millner, right, are displaying around town.


The house that Rob and Dan built


BY AUDREY BLACKWELL
STAFF WRITER


An antebellum dollhouse, with handmade miniature furniture, is making its way around town and drawing
oohss" and "aahs" from just about all that see it.
There is just something captivating about seeing the beauty of a hand-carved, claw-foot, wooden canopy
bed frame, and knowing it is a miniature of an actual life-sized bed.
The dollhouse, modeled after one of the large plantation houses built in the American South just before the
Civil War, is the creation of two Venice men: friends Rob Millner and Dan Fiore. The miniature house carries
the style of the pre-CivilWar times with its grandiose boxy shell, center front entrance, a long second-floor bal-
cony and tall columns.
Since its completion in April, (construction began in October) the dollhouse has made its way to Village On
The Isle, where residents joyfully lined up to view it. Earlier, it was displayed at Laurel Nokomis School where
several hundred kindergarteners through fifth-








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struction, building shopping plaza stores in Sarasota and other pro-
jects at theWVenice hospital and his church.
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Venice man is a

World War II hero


In 1946, Matthew Bert
was released from
military service after
having been returned
home to America for
medical treatment of
injuries suffered
when the plane he
was flying in was
shot down during
World War II. He
was in Germany
for a year as a
prisoner of war
when a Swiss
doctor recom-
mended he be
exchanged for a
German POW.
PHOTO
COURTESY OF
MATTHEW BERT


BY AUDREY BLACKWELL
STAFF WRITER


Matthew Bert, 89, talks softly and carries a cane.
The damage to his right hand and arm is hardly
noticeable unless he attempts to paint a picture or
make a piece of furniture. Then he defers to his left
hand.
Previously right-handed, Bert took a severe blow to
his right side when the airplane he was flying in a
B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down over the
Holland-Germany border during World War II.
He was one of only four to live after the plane broke
in two and fell to the ground. Bert was a side gunner.
The other survivors included the tail gunner, bom-
bardier and navigator. Six other airmen died in the
attack.
"The tail gunner and I floated to the ground in the
back of the airplane," Bert said. "I was unconscious
until three days later and woke up in a German hos-
pital as a prisoner of war."
He was moved from camp to camp and did not
receive much medical attention for his injuries.
"I had shrapnel in my right leg, body and arm, and
my right shoulder was dislocated. A piece was out of
my jaw," he said.
Medical care would come year later at the request
of a Swiss doctor who recommended Bert as a candi-
date for an exchange program in Sweden a wound-
ed German for a wounded American.
"The exchange was through neutral countries.
They (Germans) agreed to it because they were con-
cerned about their people," Bert said. He added that
he thinks the German prisoners got good care in the
U.S.
Bert spent two years in West Virginia and Valley
Forge, Penn., where he was discharged in 1946.
He received many medals, the most significant, he
said, being the Purple Heart, for being wounded in
action; the Air Medal, for action in the air in time of
war; a Prisoner of War Medal; and the Victory Medal.
"The rest of the
medals are for

of Combat, Amer-
ican Theater of
Combat, and a
presidential cita-
tion from Frank-
lin D. Roosevelt,
which was a unit
citation for the
raid we were
conducting
when we were
shot down," he
said.
Bert was in a SUN PHOTO BY AUDREY BLACKWELL
times. When his vMatthe Bert's medals earned during
plane was hite, WWinclude the Purple Heart, upper
e and his crew left, received for having been wounded.
had been
dropping bombs. Ground
anti-aircraft guns were shooting at them and hit their
plane first, followed by a hit from enemy aircraft.
"Then we went down," he said.
It has been 63 years since Bert was discharged from
the military. He lives a rather quiet life shared with
two cats at Venetian Gardens in Venice.
"I'm older but no smarter," Bert quipped.
But this war hero, former prisoner of war, artist and
furniture maker, is pretty smart indeed.


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Tickets for a very special Ringling College Library
Association Town Hall lecture on Sept. 30, featuring
former President Bill Clinton, founder of the William
J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the
United States, will go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 8.
Clinton's lecture is in celebration of the 30th year of
the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall
Lecture Series and the 35th anniversary of the
Ringling College Library Association.
'As one of the pre-eminent lecture series in the
country, we seized the opportunity to have President
Clinton celebrate our 30th year of bringing superla-
tive speakers to the west coast of Florida," said Olivia
Thomas, Town Hall chair.
The lecture will be held at the Van Wezel
Performing Arts Hall. The program will begin at 7:45
p.m. Tickets are available by calling 925-1343.
William Jefferson Clinton was elected president of
the United States in 1992, and again in 1996.
Town Hall is the major fundraiser of the Ringling
College Library Association and the leading lecture
series in the state of Florida. It supports the Verman
Kimbrough Memorial Library and the students of
Ringling College of Art and Design.
RCLA is the largest cumulative donor in the col-


PHOTO BY RALPH ALSWANG, COURTESY OFTHE CLINTON FOUNDATION
Former President Bill Clinton will present a Ringling
College Library Association Town Hall lecture Sept. 30 at
the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

lege's 75-year history, having provided more than $5.8
million to fund student scholarships and the pur-
chase of books, periodicals, research materials, hand-
made artist books and online services. Subscriptions
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the California Dollhouse Co. it
would have cost about $5,500,
he said. By volunteering their
time and buying tools about
$700 for the windows and
doors, $80 or $90 for the wood
for the staircase and other
items the cost came to
about $1,200.
Inspiration
What drove these two men
to build a dollhouse at this
stage of their lives, after their
own children were grown?
The man with the miniature
furniture, another dollhouse
maker.
Last year, Millner held a toy
show at Venetian Gardens re-
tirement community. After the


show, Matthew Bert, 89, asked
Millner to visit his apartment
to see his display of dollhouse
furniture, some of it hand-
made. Perhaps Millner would
buy it, he said.
The furniture was from a
dollhouse Bert built and sold
before moving to Florida. The
dollhouse was placed in the
Taft Museum of Art in Cin-
cinnati. Most of the furniture
was kept by Bert, a legacy of
the dollhouses he and his late
wife, Rayetta, had built over
the years.
"My wife saw some of the
small furniture samples I took
home and said, 'I'm going
shopping,' "Millner said.
Bert and his wife moved to


Nokomis in 1983. Rayetta died
in 1989. They did not have chil-
dren, but took up dollhouses
as a hobby, and Bert made
many pieces of furniture to
furnish them. They also pur-
chased some pieces. Both
belonged to the National Min-
iature Society and won awards
for their work.
Their first dollhouse was a
Williamsburg-styled house,
which they sold.
The second was an antebel-
lum dollhouse, the one now in
the Taft Museum.
"I couldn't move the house;
it was too big," Bert said.
In his lifetime, Bert made a
lot of the furniture for the
homes he and his wife lived in,


as well as dollhouse furniture.
He is a carpentry craftsman
and an artist, who also painted
various paintings of his pets
and of places he visited, such
as Venice, Italy.
Building furniture and
painting artwork was especial-
ly challenging for the World
War II veteran who was a pris-
oner of war in Germany. He
had suffered shrapnel injuries
to his right hand and arm
when his plane was shot down.
(See sidebar story.) He learned
to use his left hand for his cre-
ations. The use of power tools
helped, he said.
Millner "fell in love with the
furniture," Bert said. "I named
a price; he said it sounded rea-


sonable, packed it up and left."
On display
Millner and Fiore plan to
take the antebellum dollhouse
on the road again. It fits neatly
on a cart with wheels, and the
entire setup fits nicely in Mill-
ner's van.
The next place on tap is
Jacaranda Trace in Venice, but
Millner said he continues to
think of other areas to display
their handiwork.
For more information about
the antebellum dollhouse or to
schedule a display, call Millner
at 485-3437.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2
Food giveaway


Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Venice Community
Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave.,
Venice
Notes: free USDA commodities
for eligible Sarasota County
residents
Call: 379-6333
Venice Women's
Sailing Squadron
Time: 9 a.m.
Where: Venice Yacht Club,
1330 Tarpon Center Drive,
Venice
Call: Penny Washburn, 966-
3100
Link: www.bitterends
venice.com
Kayaking safety
Time: 8:30-11 a.m.
Where: North Jetty/Snake
Island
Cost: $40
Call: Terry Brawley, 960-5505
Peer counseling
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Women's Resource
Center, 701 Center Road,
Venice
Notes: Peer counseling is avail-
able every weekday.
Cost: $5 donation
Call: 485-9724
Link: www.thewomens
resourcecenter.org
Kiwanis
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: American Legion, 1770
E. Venice Ave., Venice
Notes: Visitors and out-of-
town Kiwanians are warmly
welcomed.
Cost: $10
Call: Beverly Miller, 484-7394
Watercolors with Walter
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Woodmere Park, 3951
Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice
Cost: $20
Call: 861-5000
Evening book club
Time: 6 p.m.
Where: Jacaranda Library, 4143
Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice
Call: 861-5000
Venice Archives
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday
and Wednesdays
Where: Historic Triangle Inn,
351 S. Nassau St., Venice
Notes: Open to the public two
days a week for the Venice
Archives & Area Historical
Collection. Personal research
may be arranged by calling

EDITOR'S NOTE: Please call or
e-mail location to confirm the
date and time prior to attending
an event.


James Hagler, director.
Call: 486-2487
Club food


Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Venice-Nokomis Elks
Lodge, 1021 Discovery Way,
Nokomis
Notes: Menu varies weekly.
Drive-up available. Authentic
smoked meats available
Wednesday and Friday in
parking lot.
Cost: Prices range from $5-$12
Call: 486-1854

Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch
Where: Disabled American
Veterans, Chapter 101, 600
East Colonia Lane, Nokomis
Notes: Lunches and Italian
feast dinners are open to the
public. A new management is
offering a new menu.
Call: 488-4500
Dinner


Time: 4-8 p.m.
Where: Disabled American
Veterans, Chapter 101, 600
East Colonia Lane, Nokomis
Cost: $5
Call: 488-4500

Bingo
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: American Legion, 1770
E. Venice Ave., Venice
Call: 488-1157
Game day
Time: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: Venice Art Center, 390
S. Nokomis Ave., Venice
Call: 485-7136
Link veniceartcenter.com
Euchre, bridge
Time: 6-7:45
p.m.
Where:
Jacaranda
Library,
4143
Wood-
mere
Park
Blvd.,
Venice
Call: 861-5000

Karaoke
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: Eagles Aerie, 621 East
Colonia Lane, Nokomis
Call: 484-4470
Senior beach walk
Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Where: Nokomis Beach
Pavilion, 100 South Casey Key
Road, Nokomis
Notes: This self-guided beach


walk starts at the plaza.
Cost: $1 one-time fee for a 1-
mile walk
Call: 861-5000
Shuffleboard
Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday; 9
a.m. Monday and Fridays
Where: Hecksher Park, 450 W
Venice Ave., Venice
Call: Bill, 586-5889
Snook Haven music
Time: noon-2 p.m.
Where: Snook Haven, 5000 E.
Venice Ave. (corner of Venice
Avenue and River Road),
Venice
Notes: The Hi-Lites play banjo,
guitar and have vocals.
E-mail: banjolady@
comcast.net
Amphibious
Forces luncheon
Time: 11 a.m.
Where: American Legion of
Venice, No-Vel Post 159, 1770
E. Venice Ave., Venice
Call: Leroy, 497-0345


THURSDAY, SEPT. 3
Gardening answers
Time: 9:30 a.m.-noon
Where: Venice Public Library,
300 S. Nokomis Ave., Venice
Call: 861-1350

Zumba classes
Time: 6:15 p.m.
Where: Venice Community
Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave.,
Venice
Call: 408-8205


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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9
Learn to Sail


RSVP: Sept. 9
Dates: Sept. 14-18
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Roberts Bay, Venice
Notes: The Venice Women's Sailing
Squadron, aka Bitter Ends, is offering a
five-day sailing course. VWSS is a
member of the Florida Women's Sailing
Association. After learning to sail a
pram, new sailors can stay with the
Pram class or move to the larger
Sunfish class.
Call: Helen, 484-1492; Judy, 485-4143


SATURDAY, SEPT. 12
Orchid sale
Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park, kiosk, West
Venice Avenue, Venice
Notes: Venice Orchid Society will hold
its annual plant sale. Event will be can-
celed if there is a hurricane or severe
thunderstorm warning.
Call: 497-7901
Link: www.vaos.org


FRIDAY, SEPT. 18


Art reception
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Where: Venice
Art Center, 390
S. Nokomis
Ave., Venice
Notes:
Anything Goes,
the first recep-
tion for the fall
season, will
feature work in
any medium.


The community is invited.
Refreshments will be served.
Call: 485-7136


FRIDAY, SEPT. 25
Autism fundraiser
Time: 4-10 p.m.
Where: Saltwater Cafe, 1071 North
Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, corner of
Laurel Road and U.S. 41
Notes: Laurel Nokomis School is hold-
ing an Autism Night to raise money for
a new autism playground, classroom
materials and special needs field trips.
There will be raffles, a silent auction,
live entertainment, and food and drink
specials.
Call: Deanna Nicholas, 486-2171

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, AND
SATURDAY, SEPT. 26
Jazz Festival
Time: 7-9 p.m. Friday; 1-5 p.m.
Saturday
Where: Centennial Park, downtown


Venice
Notes: This is the
third annual free jazz
festival in Venice put
on by Jazz Club
Sarasota.
Entertainment
includes Don Riddell and his Hep Cats
on Friday, and the Patricia Dean Trio,
Jim Wellen Quartet and the Johnny
Varro Quintet on Saturday.
Call: 441-5229
Link: www.jazzclubsarasota.com


SATURDAY, SEPT. 26
Bike rodeo
Time: 9 a.m.
Where: Emmanuel Lutheran Church,
800 South Tamiami Trail, Venice
Notes: The Venice Police Department
will put on a safety presentation and
bike obstacle course. There will be face
painting, an ice-cream truck and free
bike helmets. Goodie bags will go to
the first 50 kids under 14. Kids must
bring their bikes.
Call: 468-7365, Kelly DeMaio
E-mail: kdemaio@emmanuel-elca.org


E-mail: mlszerbin@aol.com
Peer counseling
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Women's Resource
Center, 701 Center Road,
Venice
Notes: Peer counseling is avail-
able every weekday.
Cost: $5 donation
Call: 485-9724
Link: www.thewomens
resourcecenter.org
Tap classes
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Nokomis Community
Center, 234 East Nippino Trail,
Nokomis
Notes: Intermediate class 10-
11 a.m.; beginner's class 11
a.m.-noon.
Cost: $10 per class
Call: 861-5000
Line-dance classes
Time: 11 a.m.-noon
Where: Nokomis Community
Center, 234 East Nippino Trail,
Nokomis
Cost: $5 per class
Call: 861-5000
Hula class
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Where: Emmanuel Lutheran
Church, 800 South Tamiami
Trail, Venice
Call: 488-3009
Karaoke
Time: 7-10
p.m.
Where:
Veterans of
Foreign
Wars Post
No. 8118,
832 E.
Venice Ave.,
Venice
Call: 486-
8551
Guitar class
for beginners
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Where: Nokomis Community
Center, 234 East Nippino Trail,
Nokomis
Notes: Bring an acoustic guitar
and notebook.
Cost: $15 for five weeks or $3
per class
Call: 861-5000
Dance classes
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Nokomis Community
Center, 234 East Nippino Trail,
Nokomis
Notes: adult beginner and
advanced levels jazz/tap and
ballet
Cost: $30 per month per class;
both classes $50
Call: 861-5000
Tappercise
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Starz Choice Dance
Academy, 348 S. Seaboard Ave.,
Venice
Call: 408-0019
Club food
Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Where: Venice-Nokomis Elks
Lodge, 1021 Discovery Way,
Nokomis
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VENUE from Page 3B


Call: 486-1854


Time: 5-8 p.m.
Where: American Legion, 1770 E. Venice Ave., Venice

Time: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Eagles Aerie, 621 East Colonia Lane,
Nokomis
Call: 484-4470

Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 101,
600 East Colonia Lane, Nokomis
Notes: Open to the public. A new management is
offering a new menu.
Call: 488-4500
Poetry reading
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: Sanddollar Bookstore, 272 W Miami Ave.,
Venice
Call: 480-1030
Link: www.poetsrule.com
Jewelry classes
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Where: ErlenBach Studio, 207 S. Nokomis Ave.,
Venice
Call: 227-4335

Venice-Nokomis Rotary
Time: noon-1 p.m.
Where: Venice Yacht Club, 1330 Tarpon Springs
Drive, Venice
Call: 493-0390
Link: www.venicenokomisrotary.org

Aerobic Walking Club
Time: 5:45-7 p.m.
Where: T. Mabry Carlton Jr.
Reserve, 1800 Mabry Carlton
Parkway, Venice
Notes: Members of the Aerobic
Walking Club walk at Carlton
Reserve, led by a ranger. Meet
at the pavilion.
Call: 486-2547
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SPARCC coffee
RSVP: Sept. 4
Date: Sept. 9
Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club, 4800
Chase Oaks Drive, Sarasota
Notes: The Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center
Auxiliary will hold an information session about its
programs that provide free services to victims of
domestic and sexual violence.
Call: 349-3346
Career counseling
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Women's Resource Center, 701 Center Road,
Venice
Notes: Career adviser Ania Morris offers one-on-one
appointments to help with employment resources.
Cost: $5 members; $8 nonmembers
Call: 485-9724
Link: www.thewomensresourcecenter.org
Peer counseling
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Women's Resource Center, 701 Center Road,
Venice
Notes: Peer counseling is available every weekday.
Cost: $5 donation
Call: 485-9724
Link: www.thewomensresourcecenter.org
French Club
Time: 9:30-
11:30 a.m.
Where:
Venice Public
Library, 300
S. Nokomis

Notes: Basic
knowledge of
French is
required.
Call: 485-
3985
Food distribution
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Habitat ReStore, 1400 Ogden Road, Venice
Computer questions
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Jacaranda Public Library, 4143 Woodmere
Park Blvd., Venice
Call: 861-1270
Club food


Time: 7 p.m.
Where: Crossroads American Grille, 385 North U.S.
41 Bypass, Venice
Notes: The club's mission is for members to cruise
their boats to fun destinations.
Call: 386-0983
Duplicate bridge


Time: 1 p.m.
Where: Rialto Shopping
Center, 648 South
Tamiami Trail, Venice
Notes: All are welcome to
this open, competitive
and friendly game sanc-
tioned by ACBL.
Call: 223-3712
Link: www.venice
bridge.net
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Time: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Venice Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Firenze
Ave., Venice
Notes: Mothers of preschoolers meet.
Call: 726-3804 or 488-2258
Venice Area Garden Club
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Where: South Venice Community Center, Venice
Call: 323-0599


Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 5-7:30 p.m.
Where: Venice-Nokomis Elks Lodge, 1021 Discovery
Way, Nokomis
Notes: Menu varies weekly. Drive-up available.
Authentic smoked meats available Wednesday and
Friday in parking lot.
Cost: Prices range from $5-$12
Call: 486-1854

Time: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Eagles Aerie, 621 East Colonia Lane,
. Nokomis
Call: 484-4470

Time: 4:30-6:45 p.m.
Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars, 832 E. Venice Ave.,
Venice
Call: 484-8118

Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch; 5-7:30 p.m., dinner
Where: Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 101,
600 East Colonia Lane, Nokomis


Notes: Lunches and fish fry dinners are open to the
public. A new management is offering a new menu.
Call: 488-4500
Dinner-dance
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Where: American Legion, 1770 E. Venice Ave., Venice
Call: 488-1157
Fish fry and dance


Time: 5-7:30 p.m. dinner followed by dancing
Where: Venice-Nokomis Elks Lodge, 1021 Discovery
Way, Nokomis
Notes: Restaurant is operated by Buffalo Bill's
Catering. Lounge is restricted to members and
guests.
Cost: $8
Call: 485-8807 or 486-1854
Jazz project
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Where: Bonnell's Boutique & Winery, 317 W Venice
Ave., Venice
Notes: Band located inside; no cover charge. No
minimum sidewalk, inside bars or garden.
Reservations recommended.
Cost: $20 minimum per person inside tables
Call: 480-0011
Tappercise class
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Where: Starz Choice Dance Academy, 348 S.
Seaboard Ave., Venice
Notes: intermediate tap
Call: 408-0019
Sunset sing-along
Time: One hour before sunset
Where: Venice Beach, near lifeguard station
Notes: Bring a chair
Call: 493-0775
Link: www.newlifevenicefl.org
Teen beginning guitar class
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Where: Nokomis Community Center, 234 East
Nippino Trail, Nokomis
Notes: Bring an acoustic guitar, pencil and spiral
notebook.
Cost: $3 per class; $15 for five weeks
Call: 861-5000


Shuffleboard
Time: 9 a.m. Friday
and Mondays; 7
p.m. Wednesday
Where: Hecksher
Park, 450 W.Venice
Ave., Venice
Call: Bill, 586-5889


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Legionnaires will begin celebrating
their own national holiday on Sept. 16.
The day will serve as a special day for
the organization to tell its story by
showcasing Legion programs and
working within communities through
the Legion's Four Pillars: strong nation-
al security, taking care of veterans,
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itary and their families," said David
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American Legion will hold a dinner-
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located at 1770 E. Venice Ave., Venice.
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hour overview of nutrition options, Port Charlotte. Call Bob at 697-3055. PAST Branch Down Syndrome Networking
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and noon, first Parents of Addicts Sharing Time is a Group, 6-8 p.m., first Monday of the
Wednesday of the month (Sept. 2) at Hearing Loss Association support and advocacy group that month, PlayAway in Galleria Plaza,
Venice Regional Medical Center, 540 of Charlotte County meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth 2097 South Tamiami Trail.
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Venice Regional Medical Center Welcomes The
Following Physicians To Our Medical Staff


Zenobio Aguila, MD Edward Braun, MD
Internal Medicine Hospitalist
333 S. Tamiami Trl. 540 The Rialto
Venice Venice
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Hospitalist Family Practice
540 The Rialto 333 W. Miami Ave.
Venice Venice
486-6927 484-4778


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836 Sunset Lake Blvd.,
Ste. 102, Venice
497-1771


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8421 Pointe Loop
Dr. Venice
412-9787


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structural imbalance in your spine that is
interfering with the functioning of your
nervous system.
Nerve impulses flow from the brain
through the vertebrae in your spinal
column, connecting in a complex network
to all of the body's tissues, muscles and
vital organs. Misalignments that cause a


structural imbalance in your spine may
interfere with the flow of nerve impulses
and cause pain and discomfort in your
back as well as in other parts of your body.
One of the instruments your doctor of
chiropractic may use in correcting spinal
misalignments is a small hand-held device
designed to deliver a controlled, gentle
thrust to the affected area. This helps
correct the spinal misalignment and relieve
the irritation to the spinal nerve that is
causing discomfort.


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Hospitalist
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Local school wins


Fitness Challenge funds


BY AUDREY
BLACKWELL
STAFF WRITER


Laurel Nokomis School
was one of eight Florida
schools to receive $2,500
for having won the 2009
Governor's Fitness Chal-
lenge because at least 50
percent of its students
participated in the chal-
lenge.
The school will use the
funds to purchase sports
and fitness equipment.
"We were very sur-
prised and delighted to
receive the funds," said
Nancy Dubin, Laurel
Nokomis School princi-
pal. "We always did the
president's fitness pro-
gram, and when the gov-
ernor's program started
two years ago, the ele-
mentary P.E. teachers
entered. The teachers will
get the guidelines and
the money will go to sup-
port the PE. program and
equipment for the kids."
Gov. Charlie Crist
announced the winners,
which were randomly
selected, at a meeting of
the Governor's Council
on Physical Fitness held
in Tampa Aug. 20. During
the meeting, Crist an-
nounced the launch of
the new Governor's Fit-
ness Challenge Web site
and encouraged schools
and students to partici-
pate in the 2009-10 Fit-
ness Challenge.
The 2009 challenge


Local student

graduates

college

STAFF REPORT


Audra Elizabeth Tir-
grath, of Venice, recently
received a bachelor's
degree in communica-
tions, advertising and
public relations from
Carson-Newman Col-
lege, Jefferson City, Tenn.
Carson-Newman
College is recognized as
one of the best liberal arts
colleges in the South by
U.S. News & World Re-
port. It provides its stu-
dents a quality liberal arts
education with a Chris-
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was an eight-week, school-
based program to help
boost children's partici-
pation in physical fitness
activities.
"I am committed to
promoting healthy life-
styles for Floridians," said
Crist. "'As we begin anoth-
er school year, it is
important to remember
the connection between
a healthy lifestyle and
student achievement. By
emphasizing the impor-
tance of physical fitness,
we can teach students
how to make smart
choices about exercise
and nutrition that will
improve their health
throughout their lives."
Eight other schools
received $5,000 for hav-
ing demonstrated im-
provement in students'
fitness performance and
meeting the 50-percent
participation require-
ment.
Activities for the Fit-
ness Challenge were
developed in conjunc-
tion with in-kind support
from Titus Sports Acad-
emy, a sports condition-
ing and training center. A
grant from SunTrust
Banks of Florida Foun-
dation provided the
award funding for the
winning schools to pur-
chase sports or fitness
equipment.
Web site
The governor's inter-
active Web site, created


through a grant from the
AT&T Foundation, will
allow easier access for
students to register for
the Fitness Challenge,
track their progress and
see the results. This year's
challenge began Sept. 1
for elementary schools
and begins Nov. 18 for
middle schools. Home-
schooled students can
participate.
Throughout the school
year, collegiate, profes-
sional and Olympic ath-
letes and professional
chefs will provide en-
couraging messages, ac-
tivities, healthy recipes
and safety tips on the
Web site. Initial theme-
based activities will be
provided by Dave An-
dreychuk; Jennifer Cap-
riati; Shannon Miller;
chef Emeril Lagasse; Kel-
ly Slater, council member
and nine-time world
championship surfer;
and Mike Lowell of the
Boston Red Sox.
To participate in the
Governor's Fitness Chal-
lenge or for more infor-
mation, visit www.gover
norsfitnesschallenge.co
m. To learn more about
the Governor's Council
on Physical Fitness, visit
www.HealthyFloridians.
com.
Information from the
governor's office con-
ti ihuilre to this story.

ablackwell@
venicegondolier.com


Nursing classes

What: RN to BSN information session
When: Wednesday, Sept. 16
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: State College of Florida, Building 800,
8000 South Tamiami Trail, Venice
Notes: Visit www.scf.edu/BSNursing for a com-
plete schedule of upcoming information ses-
sions, to download a provisional application
and to learn more about eligibility.
Link: www.scf.edu


WOMEN'S SERTOMA CLUB OF VENICE SUN FIESTA '09
ART & CRAFT APPLICATION
October 16th, 17th & 18th Centennial Park, Venice I
RAIN DATE: November 13th, 14th, & 15th
I The Sun Fiesta committee is pleased to invite all exhibitors, non-profit
organizations, educational groups, and charities to participate in this three
day event. The Sertoma Club is a non-profit service organization, and this
is a fund raiser for the Women's Sertoma Club of Venice.
$125.00 per space (each space is 12'X12')
$50.00 for non-profit (please provide copy of 501-c3)
Tents are available for a cost of $125.00 for a 10'X10' top only.
Electricity is available for a fee of $50.00 and the vendor must provide
his own 100' grounded electrical cord.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE SEPT. 15,2009.
Refunds will only be given prior to September 30th.
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* For, and in consideration of permission to participate in the 2009 Sun
Fiesta in downtown Venice on October 16, 17, & 18, 2009, the
I Undersigned hereby agrees to assume the risk, and hereby releases and
agrees to ... the Women's Sertoma Club of Venice and any others
I organizing or assisting in the show from any and all losses or claims
arising out of the .. s participation.
I Signature Date
Mail applications to:
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E-mail Sharon Brown:dssill99@comcast.net.
Please call only if e-mail is not available: 941-497-6273
Make checks payable to Women's Sertoma Club of Venice.
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Girl Scouts to host



information nights


STAFF REPORT


Girls can discover how Girl Scouting
builds courage, confidence and char-
acter at information
nights on Thursday,
Sept. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
at these Venice loca-
tions: Garden
Elementary cafeteria,
700 Center Road; Taylor
Ranch Elementary cafe-
teria, 2500 Taylor Ranch
Trail; and Venice G
Elementary cafeteria, 1 GIRL
301 Bahama St.
Information nights
will include a brief description of


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today's Girl Scout program and volun-
teer opportunities for adults. Girls can
sign up for Girl Scouting at the infor-
mation night or by calling Girl Scouts

Inc. at 921-5358, ext.
320.
Girl Scouts of
Gulfcoast Florida Inc. is
chartered by Girl
Scouts of the USA and
serves nearly 11,000
girls, ages 5-17, in
COUTST Sarasota, Manatee,
Hardee, Highlands,
DeSoto, Charlotte,
Glades, Lee, Hendry
and Collier counties.


Girls Inc. plans Money Talks workshop


FROM GIRLS INC.
OF SARASOTA COUNTY


Girls Inc. of Sarasota County pre-
sents Money Talks, a free event for girls
and their families, on Friday, Oct. 9, 6-
10 p.m., at Girls Inc., 201 S. Tuttle Ave.,
Sarasota.
Money Talks is a family financial lit-
eracy workshop for girls ages 10-15 and
an adult in their life (parents, care-
givers, mentors, other family mem-
bers).
Core activities will focus on funda-
mental economic and financial con-
cepts. Topics include budgeting, setting
goals, saving, credit, interest and talk-
ing about money without arguing.
The workshop includes all materials,
dinner for the entire family, child care,
take-home kits and lots of fun. Support


for this program is provided by the
national Girls Inc., the Annie E. Casey
Foundation and the Florida Winefest &
Auction.
To register or for more information,
contact Dawn Wiley, outreach coordi-
nator, at 366-6646, ext. 202, or dawn@
girlsincsrq.org.
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County is dedi-
cated to "inspiring all girls to be strong,
smart and bold" and fulfills its mission
of empowering girls 6 and older to be
self-confident, responsible and well-
rounded individuals by delivering
research-based, age-appropriate, after-
school and summer educational and
sports programs.
In the past two years, Girls Inc. has
served more than 2,000 girls at its facil-
ity and throughout the Sarasota County
school system.


Venice-Nokomis United Methodist

Church presents scholarships


FROM VENICE-NOKOMIS UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH

Venice-Nokomis United Methodist
Church scholarship chair Ruby J. Bell
recently announced the recipients of
the 2009 church scholarships.
Scholarship winners and the col-
leges they will attend are: Andrew
Contrasto, Drew Hanson and Sarah


Mur'ray, University of Central Florida;
Jennifer Contrasto, Andrea Graszl and
Courtney Pez, University of South
Florida; Kimberly Dingh and Michael
Larson, University of Florida; Liana
Deegan, Vector Institute of Beauty; Erik
Green, Florida State University; Neill
Heim, Life University; Peter Hernan-

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COPD group
COPD education and support
group, 3 p.m., second
Thursday of the month (Sept.
10) in the cafeteria at
Englewood Community
Hospital, 700 Medical Blvd.
Call 473-3119.
Parkinson's
support group
Date: Thursday, Sept. 3
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Where: Jacaranda Trace
Retirement Community,
Second Floor Enrichment
Center, 3600 William Penn
Way, Venice
Notes: Many patients have
gained encouragement from
meeting with others who
have Parkinson's disease. The
meetings provide an oppor-
tunity to discuss experiences
and feelings and to share
solutions to common prob-
lems.
Link: www.jacarandatrace.
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Free cholesterol and
diabetes screenings
Dates: Sept. 3-4
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Olson Liggett Drug, 75
S. Tuttle Ave., Goldtree Plaza,
Sarasota
Notes: No appointment is
necessary.
Call: Cholestcheck, (800) 713-
3301
Bereavement group
The Bereavement Support
Group meets 3-4 p.m., the
second and fourth Thursdays
of the month in the
Administrative Conference
Room at Englewood
Community Hospital, 700
Medical Blvd. Call 697-0783.
Sign language coffee
Time: 7-9 p.m., second Friday
of the month
Where: Books-A-Million, 4230
South Tamiami Trail, Venice
Notes: Open to all those who
are learning or wish to prac-
tice their sign language skills.


SUN NEWSPAPERS 9B


Alzheimer's group
Monthly Alzheimer's Support
Group, 1 p.m., second
Monday of the month (Sept.
14), Clare Bridge of Venice,
1200 Avenida del Circo. Call
485-8885.
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Support Group,
noon, second Monday of the
month (Sept. 14) in
Englewood Community
Hospital's Suncoast
Auditorium, 700 Medical
Blvd. RSVP to 475-3558.
Prostate cancer
support group
Man to Man, an American
Cancer Society program,
offers group education, dis-
cussion and support for men
with prostate cancer. Some
sessions are also open to fam-
ily members; please call in
advance to verify. The next
meeting is at 2 p.m. Monday,
Oct. 5, in the Lions Eye Center
Room at Venice HealthPark,
1283 Jacaranda Blvd. Call
(800) ACS-2345 to register.
Nia with Matt
Nia is fun, pleasurable fitness
that combines three move-
ment art forms to heal and
energize the body, mind, spir-
it and emotion. Classes are at
5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the
Venice Community Center,
326 S. Nokomis Ave.; and at
5:30 p.m. Wednesday and
Thursday at the Nokomis
Community Center, 234
Nippino Trail, Nokomis.
Contact Matt McCord at 488-
6065 or flyndivematt@
aol.com.
Help with prescriptions
The Community Pharmacy of
Sarasota County Inc., 225
South Tamiami Trail,
Nokomis, assists uninsured
residents in obtaining their
routine prescription medica-
tions. Call 445-5687 or visit
www.cpsarasota.org.
Medicare help
Associated Medicare Patients


Inc., an independent, non-
profit corporation of volun-
teers, helps those on
Medicare navigate the health
insurance system. AMP is free
and serves Sarasota, Engle-
wood and Venice. Open 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
AMP is on the second floor of
the Pat Buster Building at the
Senior Friendship Centers,
2350 Scenic Drive, Venice.
AMP is always looking to train
new counselors. For more
information, call 584-0051.
Co-Dependents
Anonymous
A women-only Co-Depen-
dents Anonymous group, 10-
11 a.m. Thursday, Unity of
Sarasota, 3023 Proctor Road,
Sarasota. Newcomers wel-
come. Call 306-1825 or visit
www.coda.org.
Nar-Anon group
Thursday Nar-Anon Family
Group, a support group for
families who have someone
with drug addiction, 7-8 p.m.,
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
library, 513 S. Nassau St.,
Venice (behind Venice
Regional Medical Center).
This group is for the family,
not the addict. The program is
based on the 12 steps of AA
and Al-Anon. Call Ray, 497-
6879.
Line dancing classes
Line dancing classes with
Jackie Wheeler, intermediate
class, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday;
beginner class, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday. Fee: $4 per class.
Call 493-2776.
Wellness Community
Events are free for cancer
patients and a caregiver. Call
921-5539.
* Support groups, 10-11:30
a.m. Monday at Jacaranda
Trace, 3600 William Penn Way.
* Adaptive yoga classes, noon-
1:30 p.m. Monday at
Jacaranda Trace, 3600 William
Penn Way.
* Qigong exercise classes, 10-


11 a.m. Tuesday at Jacaranda
Trace, 3600 William Penn Way.
* Small-group discussion, For
Men Only, 2-3 p.m. the first
and third Tuesday of each
month at 3900 Clark Road,
Building P-3, Sarasota. This is
a drop-in, casual meeting
open to male cancer patients
at all stages of treatment for
prostate cancer.
Zumba dance,
yoga classes
Zumba dance fitness class,
6:15-7:15 p.m. Tuesday, and
beginners yoga class, 6:15-
7:15 p.m. Wednesday, at the
Venice Community Center,
326 S. Nokomis Ave. Contact
Mary Lynn Szerbin at
mlszerbin@aol.com, 685-8445
or 408-8205 to reserve a spot.
Screenings
Free blood pressure and
blood sugar tests by Home
Health Services of Venice,
8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at
Venice HealthPark, 1201
Jacaranda Blvd. Call 485-7711.
Meditation
Meditation and Eckhart Tolle's
'A New Earth," 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday at Mellow Run,
1270 Thoreau Circle, Venice.
Call 445-7134 to pre-register.
Acupuncture
Acupuncture physician Dr.
Lucy Han holds free seminars,
noon-1 p.m. Wednesday at
389 Commercial Court, Suite
B. RSVP to 486-1555.
Insurance advice
Health Insurance Advice for
Seniors visits the Senior
Friendship Centers, 9-11 a.m.
Thursday at 2350 Scenic
Drive. Call 584-0075.
Caregiver Time Out
A free weekly caregiver sup-
port group meets 1:15-3 p.m.
Friday at St. Mark's Episcopal
Church, 508 Riviera St. Led by
a professional facilitator,
Caregiver Time Out offers
group support, community
resources and activities pro-


vided for loved ones during
the session. Registration
required. Call Pamela at 366-
2224.
Couples
Helping Couples
An anonymous 12-step pro-
gram for all couples looking
to improve their relationships,
7:30-9 p.m. Friday at South
Venice Christian Church, 2390
Seaboard Ave., Venice. Twelve-
step experience not neces-
sary. Couples work on such
things as commitment, com-
munication, conflict resolu-
tion anything that impedes
a healthy and happy relation-
ship. Free. (A donation to
cover rent is appreciated but
not necessary.) Call 475-8535
or 492-9547 or visit www.
recovering-couples.org for
more information.
Friendship Fitness
Walking Group
6:30 p.m. Wednesday and
Friday at Goodwill Good
Neighbor Center Rialto,
652 South Tamiami Trail on
the island. Friendly faces
meet to share friendship and
support as we walk. Water is
provided. A morning group is
also available. Call Eva at 408-
7442.
Walkabout group
The Saturday Morning
Walkabout group meets at 8
a.m. Saturday at Volunteer
Park, behind the Gulf Coast
Community Foundation of
Venice. Each Saturday a dif-
ferent 2 1/2-mile route is
selected. Mileage is recorded
and incentive awards are pre-
sented for various total miles
walked. Bring your pets, too.
New walkers welcome.
Bicycling
Join bicyclists from 9:30-10:30
a.m. Saturday at Volunteer
Park, behind the Gulf Coast
Community Foundation of
Venice, for a leisurely 10-mile
ride on the Venetian Waterway
Park. All levels of experience
welcome. Call 468-8124.


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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009


Foundation awards $716,000 from military assistance fund


FROM GULF COAST COMMUNITY
FOUNDATION OF VENICE


A community of troops and veterans
of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars lives
right here in Central and Southwest
Florida, and their needs are great. Some
are being treated for life-threatening
injuries and diseases in local veterans'
hospitals, while others are desperate to
find work and pay for childcare. Gulf
Coast Community Foundation of
Venice recently awarded $716,764 in
grants from its Florida BRAIVE Fund to
support nonprofit organizations that
serve these military personnel and
their families. The new grants bring the
total awarded from the foundation's
military-assistance fund to more than
$2.2 million.
"The unmet needs that arise among
our service men and women and
their families as a result of their
deployment are staggering," said Teri
A Hansen, president and CEO of the
foundation. "They include everything
from financial emergencies and fam-
ily crises for those left behind to men-
tal-health counseling and job assis-
tance for returning veterans. Each
organization that has received a grant
from our Florida BRAIVE Fund pro-
vides critical support that our mili-
tary heroes deserve."


The following eight nonprofit orga-
nizations are the most recent recipients
of grants from the foundation's Florida
BRAVE Fund:
* American Red Cross Tampa Bay
Region $250,000 to provide emer-
gency financial relief to Operation Iraqi
Freedom and Operation Enduring Free-
dom active-duty personnel, reservists,
National Guard, veterans, and their
families in a 25-county area.
* Civilian Military Community Founda-
tion $30,000 to provide assistance
with childcare costs resulting from
deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan and
to support community-building din-
ners at reintegration seminars for
returning reservists and their families
in Brevard County.
* Florida National Guard Foundation
- $81,264 to provide statewide emer-
gency financial aid and assistance with
reintegration expenses for Guardsmen
impacted by deployment to Afghani-
stan or Iraq.
* Genesis Health Services $85,000
to support a collaboration with Mana-
tee's Operation Troop Support to pro-
vide a new office for counseling, finan-
cial assistance, and other help for mili-
tary service members and their families
in Manatee and Sarasota counties.
* Haley House Fund-- $55,000 to pro-
vide 100 nights of temporary lodging to


family members of active-duty mili-
tary personnel being treated for life-
threatening injuries and diseases at
James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and
Polytrauma Unit in Tampa.
* United Way of Florida- $50,000 to
enable the Florida Alliance of
Information and Referral Services to
create a statewide help line with live,
24-hour crisis counseling and a search-
able, online database of services for
Operation Iraqi Freedom and Opera-
tion Enduring Freedom military per-
sonnel, veterans, and their families.
* Welcome Home, Vets $15,500 to
provide counseling and care packages
for troops who have been deployed
from Brevard County, and to develop a
support network for the troops upon
their return home.
* WorkNet Pinellas $150,000 to
provide training and employment to
veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom
and Operation Enduring Freedom in
Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Her-
nando, Sarasota, Manatee and Polk
counties.
The $5 million Florida BRAIVE Fund
at Gulf Coast Community Foundation
of Venice was created to assist military
personnel and the families of military
personnel who are serving or have
served in Afghanistan and Iraq from a
25-county area: Brevard, Charlotte,


Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Glades,
Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, High-
lands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake,
Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Orange,
Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota,
Seminole, Sumter and St. Lucie.
The fund was established with a
generous gift from the Iraq Afghanistan
Deployment Impact Fund of the
California Community Foundation. For
information about applying for a grant
or making a contribution to The Florida
BRAIVE Fund, visit gulfcoastcf.org.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
of Venice builds strong communities
through leadership, partnership, and
endowed philanthropy. A public chari-
ty committed to improving the quality
of life in the communities it serves, it is
the largest community foundation in
Florida with assets of approximately
$200 million. The foundation was
founded in late 1995 and has awarded
$88 million in grants in the areas of arts
and culture, health and human ser-
vices, education, civic affairs, and the
environment.
The board of the foundation envi-
sions a region known for endowed
philanthropy, a vital nonprofit com-
munity, and the ability to address
emerging issues.
For more information about the
foundation, visit gulfcoastcf.org.


MainStreet contest to crown





Venice s very own Iron Chef


FROM CREATIVE PRESS


Venice MainStreet will present
the annual Venice MainStreet Iron
Chef competition, featuring local
chefs, including Sharky's On The
Pier chef Marc Alton, battling in
the kitchen for the title of Iron Chef
2009.
The Venice MainStreet Iron
Chef competition will take place
at the Venice Art Center on Sept.
20. Chefs from Honoluana Island
Grill, Sharky's On The Pier, Caf6
Venice, Mission Valley Country
Club and the Venice Yacht Club
will try to outdo one another in
the quest for the title of


MainStreet Iron Chef 2009.
Tickets to the event are $25 per
person, which includes hors
d'oeuvres and one beverage; there
will be a cash bar. The cook-off
runs from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with Judi
Gallagher acting as master of cere-
monies and a special appearance
by 2008's Iron Chef winner.
Entertainment will be provided
by James Gilmour. Tickets can be
purchased at Cafd Venice, Bella
Luna Cafe, Uptown Girls, Nifty Nic
Nacs, Gulf Coast Gift Baskets or the
Paper Pad.
Justin Pachota, general manag-
er of Sharky's On The Pier, said
"The Venice MainStreet Iron Chef


LOW-VISION CLASSES


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competition is a fun way to bring c
attention to the many fabulous t
chefs who work in the Venice area. r
We're anticipating a large turnout M
to the event and some great food
and fun."
The Venice MainStreet Iron 4
Chef 2009 contest is sponsored by
The Venice Company, Rainmaker
Trading LLC, Hazeltine Nurseries
and Freedom Boat Club. The
event takes place at the Venice Art
Center, 390 S. Nokomis Ave.,
Venice.
For tickets and more informa-
tion, contact Venice MainStreet at
484-6722 or Sharky's On The Pier
at 488-1456. 1


Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 15
Time: 9:30-a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 513 S. Nassau
St., Venice
Notes: Low-vision training will be offered free of
charge in reading, writing, telephone skills, medica-
ion management, financial and home manage-
ment. Classes are sponsored by the Lighthouse of
Mlanasota. Call 359-1404 for an appointment.


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 20.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0861 TD
Description of Propertv 0006-07-1083 UNIT D-
16 PHASE 2 LONGBOAT KEY MOORINGS
MARINA 2
Name in which the property is assessed'
ROSENTHAL FAMILY PARTNERSHIP L
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.






NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 2314.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0866 TD
Description of Property 0434-03-0123 LOTS
12630 & 12631 SOUTH VENICE UNIT 48
Name in which the property is assessed'
ARGENT SEC INC SERIES 2005-W3 &
DEUTSCHE BANK NAT TR CO TTEE
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC,
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 7792.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0871 TD
Description of Property 2005-08-0063 LOT 11
BLK I HIGHLAND PINES
Name in which the property is assessed'
SANDRA DWYER
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the certificate
is redeemed according to law, the property
described in the certificate will be sold to the
highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 446.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0862 TD
Description of Property 0043-10-0014 E 56.32
FT OF LOT 13, BLK G, LORRAINE PARK
Name in which the property is assessed'
MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENTS INC
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the certificate
is redeemed according to law, the property
described in the certificate will be sold to the
highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.






NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC,
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 2359.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0867 TD
Description of Property 0436-13-0001 LOTS
15264 & 15265 SOUTH VENICE UNIT 58
Name in which the property is assessed DEBRA
M SENF & TERRY SENF
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC,
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 7898.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0872 TD
Description of Property 2020-05-0027 LOT 24
BLK 8 NORTH RIVERSIDE PARK
Name in which the property is assessed JAMES
WALSH
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 1333.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0863 TD
Description of Property 0110-05-0027 SLY 175
FT OF LOT 5 & NLY 25 FT OF LOT 4 SEC M
SIESTA PROPERTIES INC UNIT 2
Name in which the property is assessed'
WILLIAM R HILL ESTATE
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.






NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 3183.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0868 TD
Description of Property 0852-05-0045 LOT 26
ENGLEWOOD HEIGHTS
Name in which the property is assessed GAIL
HARPER & FRANKLIN B HARPER
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the certificate
is redeemed according to law, the property
described in the certificate will be sold to the
highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 8110.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0873 TD
Description of Property 2024-11-0083 LOT 16 F
H DIXONS SUB
Name in which the property is assessed MARIE
BARNHILL
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 1578.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0864 TD
Description of Property 0161-09-0001 LOTS 1 2
& TH WLY 5 FT OF LOT 3 LESS STATE
ROAD ROW BLK A VENETIAN GARDENS
Name in which the property is assessed'
ANASTASIA MAKRODIMITRAS & CHRISTOS
MAKRODIMITRAS
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.





NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 5179.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0869 TD
Description of Property 0989-02-8706 LOT 6
BLK 287 1ST ADD TO PORT CHARLOTTE
Name in which the property is assessed KAREN
L KOROVICH & EUGENE J KOROVICH
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 8451.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0875 TD
Description of Property 2035-01-0056 W 7.63
FT OF LOT 30 & ALL LOT 31& E 22.85 FT
LOT 32 J W TATUMS ADD TO SARASOTA
HEIGHTS DOC 79
Name in which the property is assessed'
MICHAEL J CLARK & BRUCE W CLARK &
GEORGE E HOLBROOK LIFE EST
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the certificate
is redeemed according to law, the property
described in the certificate will be sold to the
highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 1615.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0865 TD
Description of Propertv 0167-16-0011 COM AT
PT ON E LINE OF SEC 26 200 FT N OF SE
COR OF SEC 26 TH S 22 FT TH S-89-25-W
460.38 FT TH S 78 FT TH S-89-25-W 513.82
FT M/L TO WATERS OF LITTLE SAR BAY
TH NELY ALG WATERS TO PT BEARING S-
89-25-W FROM POB TH N- 89-25-E 903 FT
M/L TO POB
Name in which the property is assessed DEBRA
GRAY & STEVEN L GRAY
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the certificate
is redeemed according to law, the property
described in the certificate will be sold to the
highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA BIDS LLC.
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 5418.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0870 TD
Description of Property 0998-25-1302 LOT 2
BLK 2513 50TH ADD TO PORT CHARLOTTE
Name in which the property is assessed JAMES
BAKER
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 22ND day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
SEPTEMBER 2, 9 2009.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that TARPON IV. LLC
the holder of the certificate listed below, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in
which the property is assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 7717.000
Year of Issuance: 2007
Tax Deed File #: 09-0686 TD
Description of Property 1151-23-5606 LOT 6
BLK 2356 48TH ADD TO PORT CHARLOTTE
Name in which the property is assessed
SARASOTA INVESTMENT TRUST LLC
All of said property being in the County of
Sarasota, State of Florida. Unless the
certificate is redeemed according to law, the
property described in the certificate will be sold to
the highest bidder at the Sarasota County Court
House, 2000 Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 15TH day of SEPTEMBER, 2009.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Sarasota County, Florida
By: E. Wenstad, Deputy Clerk
Publication Dates: AUGUST 19, 26,
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009


PHOTO BY ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHIC, COURTESY OF IRVA MADDOX
50TH ANNIVERSARY


Maddox


SUN NEWSPAPERS 11B


PHOTO COURTESY OF LINDA SPARR
50TH ANNIVERSARY


Sparr


Roger and Linda Sparr
will celebrate their 50th
wedding anniversary on
Sept. 11, 2009.
They were married on
Sept. 11, 1959, in Loud-
onville, Ohio. They mov-
ed to Venice, Fla., in 1981.
Roger worked in local
newspapers as circula-
tion supervisor; Linda


retired from Venice Re-
gional Medical Center as
a rehabilitation aide.
Three of their four
children live in Florida,
and one lives in Cody,
Wyo. They have six
grandchildren.
The couple is plan-
ning a trip to Las Vegas in
December to celebrate.


Sarah Knoke, daugh-
ter of John and Ranee
Knoke, of Venice, Fla.,
became the bride of Ryan
McBride, of Nokomis,
Fla., on July 18, 2009. He
is the son of Dave Mc-
Bride, of Nokomis, Fla.,
and Jennifer Luksha, of
North Port, Fla.
The 4 o'clock ceremo-
ny was performed at
Grace United Methodist
Church with the Rev.
Tom Derrough officiat-
ing. A reception followed
at Venetian Golf & River
Club.
The matron of honor
was Crystal Knoke, of
Plant City, Fla., sister of
the bride. Bridesmaids
were Hannah Knoke, of
Venice, sister of the bride;
Megan Fisher, of Lorton,
Va., cousin of the bride;
Lana Kepler, of Venice,
cousin of the bride;
Chantelle Fletcher, of
Tampa, Fla., friend of the
bride; Kelly Garretson of
Tampa, friend of the
bride; and Lindsay Yara-
bek, of Venice, friend of
the bride.
The best man was
Dave McBride, of Noko-
mis, father of the groom.


COURTESY PHOTO


Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Maddox, of Venice, Fla.,
celebrated their 50th
anniversary on July 25,
2009. They were married
in Gastonia, N.C., on Aug.
28, 1959.
They celebrated their
anniversary in Helen,
Ga., at the Unicoi State
Park and Lodge with a
family reunion.
Mrs. Maddox is the
former Irva Smith. She is
a retired teacher from
Venice High School. In
1961, when she and
Joseph moved to Venice,



MILITARY NEWS

Air Force Airman
Nicholas S. Matta gradu-
ated from
basic
military
training
at Lack-
land Air
Force
Base, San
Antonio,
Texas.
T h e Matta
airman
completed an intensive,
eight-week program that
included training in mili-
tary discipline and stud-
ies, Air Force core values,
physical fitness, and basic
warfare principles and


she became the first typ-
ing teacher at Venice
Junior High School.
Joseph Maddox taught
at Brookside Junior High
School, Sarasota, for
many years before teach-
ing at the new Venice
Middle School, from
which he retired in 1993.
The couple has three
children: Joseph III, of
Tarpon Springs, Fla.;
Dan, of Tampa, Fla.; and
Sam, of Orlando, Fla.
They have five grandchil-
dren: Ally, Carly, Mitch,
Chase and Jacob.


skills.
Airmen who complete
basic training earn four
credits toward an associ-
ate in applied science de-
gree through the Com-
munity College of the Air
Force.
He is the son of Linda
Matta of Meadow Run
Circle, Venice, Fla., and
Gerald Matta of Broad-
ripple Drive, Clarksville,
Tenn.


The ushers were Logan
McBride of Nokomis,
brother of the groom;
Thomas Adams, of Sara-
sota, Fla., cousin of the
groom; Adam Crain, of
Venice, friend of the
groom; Logan Harry of
Tampa, friend of the
groom; David Warden, of
Palm Harbor, Fla., friend
of the groom; and
Richard Woike, of Venice,
friend of the groom.
The bride is a 2005
graduate of Venice High
School, in Venice, and
will graduate in 2009
from the University
South Florida in Tampa.
She is majoring in ele-
mentary education and
is employed by Higher
Ground Performing Arts
Studio as a dance in-
structor.
The groom is a 2005
graduate of Venice High
School and will graduate
in 2010 from USF in
Tampa. He is majoring in
business and is employ-
ed by the Sarasota Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office as a
correctional officer.
After a wedding trip to
Mexico, the newlyweds
will reside in North Port.


Rescued eagle released

in Carlton Reserve
FROM SARASOTA COUNTY

A bald eagle that was rescued in April was released
Aug. 26 back into the wild in the T. Mabry Carlton
Reserve, Venice.
The eagle, one of two eaglets discovered in a nest
at the Sara Bay Country Club in April, was suffering
from avian pox, a viral infection spread by mosqui-
toes.
One fledgling died while the other was treated at
the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland, Fla.
After helping the eagle recuperate from the dis-
ease, Audubon Center experts also conditioned the
bird for release into the wild.
Staff had been waiting for eagles to return to
Florida so that this young bird would have other
eagles to associate with and pick up some hunting
and foraging skills.
At the time of the eagle's release, the eagles had
returned to Florida and the Carlton Reserve.
For more information on bald eagles in Sarasota
County, contact the Sarasota County Call Center at
861-5000.


CHURCH from Page 8B
dez, Lander University;
Jennifer Brenner, Cornell
University; Alexa LaMot-
te, State College of Flor-
ida; and Samantha La-
Motte, Florida Gulf Coast


University.
The scholarships are
made possible by many
church members donat-
ing to the scholarship
fund.


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

4:00 -5:30 p.m.
Venice Community Center
326 S. Nokomis Ave., Venice

Board Certified Urologists: Dr. Robert Ross, Dr. Gregory Lomas,
& Dr. Thomas Ruane will discuss screening, diagnosis and
treatment of Prostate Disease.

Licensed Psychologist Christopher Cortman Psy.D.
will answer questions about coping with a diagnosis.

Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Support Group Facilitator,
David Wade, will provide information regarding support for those
who have or have had prostate disease.

Please RSVP to 486-6057 by Tuesday, September 8th
Light Refreshments will be served.


Thomas Ruane, M.D.


Gregory Lomas, M.D.


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SUN PHOTOS BY FRAN VALENCIC
Connie Carew, left, and Jean West-Walker plan a fun afternoon at the Senior
Friendship Centers watching the summer fashion show.


Pauline Lamere, left, Diana Gladden, Ginny Kelly and Davey Teller get ready to model clothing
from Patchington at the summer fashion show at the Senior Friendship Centers.


Good friends Bernice
Boone, left, and Mae Nesbit
wait for some tiny bubbles
to come their way at the
summer luau at the Senior
Friendship Centers.


Dixie Hoffman, left, Kathleen Trimbach and Irene Bette know how to walk the runway
at the Senior Friendship Centers modeling clothing from Patchington of Venice.


Lovely hula hands spell luauu


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"I love the Senior Friend-
ship Center," Leslie York said
as she strung flowers making
a lei.
After retiring from the
Women's Resource Center,
she found a niche at the
Senior Friendship Centers.
She joined about 100 people
celebrating National Senior
Day with a summer luau.


"This is one of the largest
crowds we've seen here this
summer," said Davey Teller
and Mary Stapleton.
It seems people are dis-
covering the center is a great
place to sometimes see a
fashion show, dance, hang
out and have fun. It is also a
place to take a class and learn
new things like tai chi.
September is National
Senior Center month, and
this year's theme is "Senior
Centers Make a Connection."
The group has been collect-
ing CDs, both music and
book, and DVDs to send
overseas to the troops. You
can drop these off at the
Venice Senior Friendship
Centers on Scenic Drive
through Sept. 11.
On Sept. 27, there will be a
huge yard sale and open
house at the center. Stop over
and see what it is all about.


And if you have some extra
time on your hands, decide
to be a volunteer and join the
fun.
Director Daisy Daly will be
happy to arrange a tour for
you. Call 584-0075.
Happy birthday
Farnsley Peters known
to his friends as Pete -
recently celebrated his 80th
birthday. Neighbors driving
past his house on the special
day saw a herd of cardboard
cattle decorating his front
yard.
He is a longtime mem-
ber of the Venice-Nokomis
Rotary Club and sings with
the Venice Gondoliers bar-
bershop chorus. He does a
lot of volunteering around
town, including serving as
an usher with the Venice
Symphony, whose executive
director is his wife, Jean.


He is celebrating this mile-
stone birthday on a Baltic
cruise with Jean. Be sure to
wish him a happy day the
next time you see him.
One of our best
The special person this
week is Vicki Lesnick. This
nice lady volunteers at the
Senior Friendship Centers on
Monday mornings. She does-
n't just serve coffee and
snacks but serves kind words,
jokes and puts a smile on
everyone's face. Her manner
makes newcomers and regu-
lars feel welcome at the cen-
ter. She takes a personal
interest in everyone she
meets.
Vicki Lesnick is one of the
volunteers at the Senior
Friendship Centers who make
Venice a great place to live.

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Daisy Daly, director of the Senior
Friendship Centers, sees the luau
through rose-colored glasses. She cele-
brated her birthday at the luau.


I.


Dorothy
Williams
knows
exactly how
to dress for
a luau.


Vicky Lesnick, left, and Nicky Aulicino enjoy a bit of
Hawaii at the Senior Friendship Centers.


Natalie
Lohmeyer
takes her grass
skirt out of the
closet for the
annual luau at
the Senior
Friendship Centers.


Arlene Bonde, left, and Albertine Brosman greet
guests at the annual luau at the Senior Friendship
Centers.


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3/2 Riverclub, Dleuxe $294,900
2/2 Lakeside, Furnished $119,900
3/2 Patio Home Villa SOLDII
3/2 Lakeside $144,250
2/2 Lakeside PENDING
2/2 2nd Fir, Lakeside. $139,000
2/2 1st FL with deck. $185,000

Call For Full Inventory
9414854804 or 800464-8497
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I CONDOS/VILLAS HOMES FOR RENT HOMES FOR RENT
FOR SALE 1210 1210
1040


rLv.,IUU, Ddy FruIIL
Penthouse Condo top floor end
unit, large 3/2V2 + den, loaded,
garage, boat dock, $799K.
Bank says sell at $599K.
941-697-3304
PUNTA GORDA EMERALD
POINTE WATERFRONT 1,2 & 3BR
Condo's & Villa Boat Dock, Pools,
Tennis. Fin Avail 941-626-3350.
To Advertise in
The Showcase
of Homes
Please Call Jill
941-429-3116
or Email;
jilld@sunnewspapers.net
VENICE ISLAND 2/2, 55+,
$68,000. Lease option. $1000
down, $650 Mo. (941)-730-3174

| DUPLEXES
FOR SALE
11 1070


VENICE- INVESTORS
$109,000 ea 2 Duplexes,
4 units. Great rental history.
Excellent cond. 941-468-1206


FOR SALE
1090


2004 16x80 Fleetwood
(WESTON)3bdrm/2bth Mobile
Home, Very Nice, must be
moved. Tom 941-505-0712
CALOOSA LAKE Village
3bd/3ba home with canal view.
Split bedroom plan. Lg master
bedroom w/ Ig walk-in closet has
a bath located on either side of
the closet, 1 for her & 1 for him.
Add'l bedroom also features a
walk-in closet. Spacious kitchen
w/island & breakfast area.
$159,000. Keller Williams Realty
Lake Wales. 863-221-0932.

VENICE ISLE REAL ESTATE
SALES, INC. 55+ Resident
Owned Comm. Lic. R.E.
Broker. 941-485-7743
Many homes to choose from.
VENICE RANCH
12X56 2BR/2BA FURNISHED
ASKING $5000
12X60 2BR/1.5BA SEMI-FUR-
NISHED ASKING $15,000
55+ Comm. NO PETS. Others to
choose. www.veniceranch.com
Dick or Steve
941488-5672

MANUFACTURED
HOMES FOR SALE
L^ 1095


VENTURA LAKES LIFESTYLE
+55 Comm. Many homes to
choose from,941-575-6220
www.VenturaLakes.net
OPEN HOUSE Wednesday ,10- 2p

WANTED TO BUY
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SHORT SALES &
FORECLOSURES
Gulfcoast Realty Int'l
(941)-766-7091

HOMES FOR RENT
S1210


AFFORDABLE
HOUSING!!!
MOVE IN FOR SECURITY ONLY
4br/2ba/2cg
North Port Single
Family Homes Starting at $825.
Now Open Mon Fri 8-4
Sat. By appt. only
(941) 613-1469












AFFORDABLE POOL HOME in
DC $895; 2/1.5/1 in NP $495.
View others @ www.flarentals.net
Realty Mgmt (941)-625-3131


Back to School Special
Free Credit App. Fee
1/1 Condo.......... $500./mo.
2/2 Homes......... $500./mo.
3/2 Homes......... $625./mo.
941-629-1121
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for complete list
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40 UNFURNISHED HOMES
ALMAR-RENTALS.COM
SHORT TERM FURNISHED
ALSO AVAIL
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ANNUAL RENTALS
Englewood
3/2.5 Oleander, pool $1050
3/1 Wisconsin $700
3/2 E. 2nd $900
2/2 Essence, Dbl wide $600
1/1 E. Second
inc water/lawn $575
Edgewater Ctr $800
Commercial Condo $800
N. PORT
2/1.5 Talbot $625
3/2 Richardson $900
Rotonda
2/2 Boundary $500
Pt. Charlotte
2/2 Oaks IV Condo $575
2/2 Condo Maria Manor $600
Short Term or Seasonal
2/1.5 Sandlor from $1000
2/1 Deep Creek from $900
2/2 Polynesian Village from $700
2/2 S. Venice from $900
2/2 Harbor Cove from $1000
2/1 Green St from $700
2/1 LB Breezes from $1200
1/1 Riverhouse from $1200
1/1 Harbor Village from $900
2/2 Lazy River from$775
3/2 N.Port,Pool from $1500
2/2 Maria Manor from $950
Diana Legg, Mgr.
Your Rental Experts
941-681-1189
941-475-7011
website: www.icre.us
ARCADIA 3/1 CHA Carport,
Fenced Yard $700.
(863)-558-1130
ARCADIA Quite Area 3B/1B
CHA, $650 plus Sec. Please
Leave Message (863)-990-7690



AWARD WINNING
SUNBELT MGT.
SERVICES
RENTALS*
*2/2/2 Kings Gate, Golf
Comm., Buckingham Way,
P.C. $850 Mo
*3/2/2 Pool Ser Inc.,
Giles St., P.C. $1000 Mo
COMPLETE LISTINGS
(941) 764-7777
sunbeltmatservices.com
CAPE HAZE 3929 CAPE HAZE
DR UNIT 103 Near Boca Grande. 3
story townhouse 3200sf. 3/2.5/2
$1195/mo 786-255-2805
DEEP CREEK, pool, 3/2/2, no
pets; Ist+last+sec; $1150,
h2o incl. 941-916-2184
ENGLEWOOD $950/MO. Pri-
vate, 2/2/CP w/mother-in-law
suite, 1/1 w/ loft. House has pool.
1st, Last & Sec Skip 941-822-2410
ENGLEWOOD Imm Occ
6512 Rosewood Dr. $695.00
2/2/1 FW Canal inc lawn svc
11151 B Pendleton Ave -
$550.00
2 BR / 2 Ba Lawn Svc & Pest
Control
WWW.pelicanpm.com
Lic Broker- (941) 232-8223
ENGLEWOOD 2BR/2BA/CP,
W/ LR, FR VERY NICE & CLEAN
CONV. TO EVERYTHING.
$600/MO (941)-587-8601
ENGLEWOOD EAST 2/1 with
shed, Washer & dryer, tile/carpet,
Very clean, quiet, no pets. $700
discount avail. 941-473-0559
ENGLEWOOD GROVE CITY
2/2 Clean & well maintained,
covered boat dock, gulf access.
$900 (239)-207-0063
ENGLEWOOD Rentals
M&M Property MGMT
CALL 941 473-9616 or
mmpropertymgmtcom
ENGLEWOOD 2/1 Clean & quiet
with washer/dryer, oak cabinets
& ceramic tile. Lawn service incl.
$650 Mo. (941)-286-6377
ENGLEWOOD, DEARBORN
AREA, 175 Winson Ave. 3/2 par-
tial waterview, boat ramp. Annual
rental, $875/mo. Includes water.
941474-9536


ALL ENGLEWOOD AREAS
RENTALS
THE PINEAPPLE GIRLS
941-473-0333
Pineapple Gulf Prop. Mgmt. Inc.
www.RentEnglewood.com
ENGLEWOOD/ROTONDA
359 Boundary, New 3/2/1,
Quality built. All appls Incl W/D.
$700/mo (260)-493-3000




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$550 ............................. ....... 2/1 1 NP
$685....... 2/2/1 Tile, water & lawn inc-PC
$795..................3/2/2 Fenced Yard- PC
$800-850....................... 3/2/2 NP
$1000...........................3/2/2 Pool PC






HOMES/CONDO/APTS
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HOMES IN GATED
COMMUNITY
15 Homes!
Furnished/Unfurnished
Annual or Seasonal
(941)-629-3337 or
(941)-650-9831
www.mbgvacationproperties.com

NEED A RENTAL
Paradise Properties
& Rentals, Inc.
941-625-RENT
NOKOMIS RENTALS AVAIL-
ABLE, Laurel Rd. area. Unfur-
nished $550.-$1000. mo. No
pets. (941)-270-0331
NOKOMIS, WATERFRONT, 2/2
NewTile/Carpet, Dock, Shed, Close
to Beach, $800/mo.
(941-3496338
NOKOMIS: 2BR/1BA, W/D
Hook up, fenced bk yard, Ig.
shed. Cony. Located $625/mo
1st, last & sec. (941)-485-9310
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NORTH PORT
1 MONTH FREE RENT!
3/2, lakefront, pool, unfur-
nished, 11 yr old, Sable
Trace gated community, 1 yr
lease, NP/NS, lawn & pool
service included. $1795.
www.sabletracerental.com/
1-800-503-9500 Owner
NORTH PORT 3/2/2 Almost
new. Screen porch, 1300sf, cul-
de-sac, Poss. Rent to own. 1st, L
& sec. $975/mo (941)-322-0181
NORTH PORT 3/2/2, + Den, all
appl. W/D, lanai, beautiful cond.
& yard. 4304 Mermel Cir. $895
mo. (786)-255-2805
NORTH PORT 3BR/1.5BA, new
appliances, city water, large
screened lanai, fenced back yard.
$825 mo. (941)-321-8187.
NORTH PORT 3BR/2BA
RENT TO OWN
Move right in, Easy qualify,
city water, $850/mo
(941)-716-4451
NORTH PORT CUTE 3BR/2BA
VERY CLEAN! $725 + sec dep.
Annual Lease. Avail Immediately,
(941)423-8448
NORTH PORT large 3-4/2/2
nearly new, screened lanai, w/d
$799/mo. + sec., dep. 908-922-
7110 or 941-268-2277
NORTH PORT LOCATION.
$850$ Incredible Waterfront Pool
Home. Dock! call 941-445-0900
NORTH PORT RENTALS
8644 Manilla Ave $950.00
Mo.
Large 3/2/2 with formal LR,
DR, FR
5126 Richmond Terrace City
Water
1700 SQ Ft- Huge Yard -
$895.00
8386 Red Coach Ave 3/2/2 -
$825.00
Fully Applianced Imm Occ
WWW.pelicanpm.com
Lic Broker- (941) 232-8223
NORTH PORT VERY LG 3/2/2,
all appl. W/D, lanai, beautiful
cond. & yard. Off Cranberry, near
elementary 3008 Yeadon Terr.
$995 mo. (786)-255-2805






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HOMES FOR RENT




NORTH PORT
VILLAS OF NORTH PORT
5200 S. BISCAYNE DR.
NORTH PORT, FL 34287
(941) 426-2266 Phone
(941) 426-0601 Fax
Villas of North Port is
under New Management!
We are now accepting
applications designated for
seniors 62 and over and
individuals with disabilities
at any age.
1BR, $485. $250 Sec. Deposit
We allow Pets!
A nonrefundable pet security
deposit of $300. is required.
Water, Sewer and garbage
included for all Units!!!
$25.00 Application Fee
12 EQUAL HOUSING
OPPORTUNITY

NORTH PORT HOMES-
ordable 3BR & 4BR Newer,
Spacious, 941-223-6067
| Owner Broker
NORTH PORT, 2BR/1BA in quiet
area. Water included. $575.
mo. + Deposit. 1BR/1BA $475.
941-426-7297
NORTH PORT, 3/2/CP, Ig. fam.
rm., 1739 SF., fenced, water-
front. No pets. $850Mo. + 1st &
sec. 941- 223-7157, 628-4233.
NORTH PORT, Cute 3/2/2, w/
Breakfast bar, sep. fl & Ir,
close to mall, 175, schools. $875
941-426-1849 or 321-7140


NORTH PORT, Warm Mineral
Springs, 2/1 freshly painted, new
kit cabinets, Ig L shaped porch,
quiet street, $650 + sec. (321)-
327-7072 or (321)-720-2926
PORT CHARLOTTE 2/2 or 3/2,
tile, lanai, appl. w/d $675-$995
mo. 1st + sec. Ann. Sm. pet ok
(941)-626-1514
PORT CHARLOTTE
Lrg., 2 Bdrm, 1 Bath
central heat & air
NEW blinds & carpets, No
Pets $550. (941)-743-3489
PORT CHARLOTTE $850/mo.
NICE 3/2/1 + Den All Tile, New
Kitchen & Bath, Nice Area. 1st. &
Sec. Pets Ok. (941)-743-2040
PORT CHARLOTTE & PUNTA
GORDA RENT & SAVE: Duplex
2/2 $525. House 2/1/1 $589.
2/1 $550 mo. 2/2/1 $625. F/L/
S,no pets.All CHA.941-240-1749
PORT CHARLOTTE DEEP
CREEK 3/2/2, 2006 home, scrnd
lanai, W/D hook-up, big yard
$875. + sec+ util 941-766-8437
PORT CHARLOTTE Murdock,
2/1.5/CP, CHA, lanai, terrazzo
floor, W/D hook up, $650 mo +
sec. ALSO 2/1, lanai, all tile,
W/D hook up, $575 mo + sec.
(941)-204-2333
PORT CHARLOTTE 22106 Fel-
ton Ave 1 Bedroom $495 neat,
clean central location 255-5947
PORT CHARLOTTE 3 Bd 2 Ba
$25,690! Only $215/Mo! 5% dn
15 yrs. @ 8% apr. for listings
800-366-9783 ext 7584
PORT CHARLOTTE 3/1/1, 6
appl., new paint, carpet & tile,
fenced yard. $650 Mo. 1st, last &
sec. 141 Duxbury 941-769-1497
PORT CHARLOTTE 3/1/CP,
$650 AND 2BR/1BA $550.
Minutes from everything. No pets
(941)- 380-0612 or 204-3197






PORT CHARLOTTE
3/2/1 on Canal. $900. mo
941-228-7781
PORT CHARLOTTE 3/2/2 Gulf
access, end pool, deck, fenced yd,
lanai, $1200/mo an. $1500/mo
seasonal 727-215-1465
PORT CHARLOTTE A beautiful
view on Canary Ln. Sailboat
water, 2/2.5/2, $975/mo, 2
mstr suites 941-962-0619
PORT CHARLOTTE BLVD
2/2/1, clean, big yard, $680 mo,
annual,inclds water. small pet ok.
Ist.and sec. (239)-293-3421
PORT CHARLOTTE FOR LEASE
3/2/2cg Family rm, Den, pool, Salt-
water canal, Close to Mall 941468-
5875
PORT CHARLOTTE Kelstadt
3/2/1 New tile & carpet, no
pets. $725/mo 1st & sec.
required. 941-628-9810
PORT CHARLOTTE
Pets ok (941)468-3490
4/2
14209 Rothschild Ave $775
3/2 Pool
431 Northview St $795
5272 Conner Ter $775
3/2
3475 Blitman St $750
18455 Van Nuys Cir $750
2456 Deedra St $675
2/2/1
23251 Delavan Ave $695
PORT CHARLOTTE RENTALS
2127 Giralda St. $595.00
2 Br 2 BA- Large Yard Cen-
tral A/C
21074 lonia Ave. $550.00
2BR 1BA Lanai and Storage
Shed
WWW.pelicanpm.com
Lic Broker- (941) 232-8223
PORT CHARLOTTE 2BR 1BA
furnished, $600 mo. First, last &
security. Call 941-627-0433.
PORT CHARLOTTE, $650,
3/1 central a/c, new kitch,
fresh paint, tile, large fenced
yard NO PETS 941-628-8570


HOMES FOR RENT




PORT CHARLOTTE, 2/2/1, split
plan, great location, 773
CALVERT, near Spring Lake.
$695 Mo. (502)-875-2839
PORT CHARLOTTE, Large new
4/2/2. $1100/mo. (941)-255-
3530
PORT CHARLOTTE,3/2/2 over-
sized garage & yard. Freshwater
canal. $750/mo 1st & sec.
deposit (941)-627-8842
PUNTA GORDA Cute 2/2/1 on
1/2 acre. part furn. All updated,
newer appls. w/ W/D inclds lawn-
care. $725 + dep. (941)-391-5431
PUNTA GORDA HISTORICAL,
2/2/den, no garage, $795 mo. +
sec. Call 941-286-7812.
PUNTA GORDA ISLES 2/2/2, Canal
w/dock, screened lanai, 10 min. to
Harbor, $875 mo. (562)397-2755
PUNTA GORDA on 1 acre 4/2
new carpet & appl, W/D hook up
$800/mo. Background check
required. 239-898-1728
PUNTA GORDA, Burnt Store
Isles, 286 Madrid, 3/2/2 luxury
home on golf course w/inground
hot tub. Must have excellent ref-
erences & verifiable income.
$1200 mo. 941-626-2293
PUNTA GORDA, on canal,
Peace River view, 3BR / 2.5BA,
all modern 2300 SF home.
$950 mo.
Call Carol 800-850-8649 ext 0.

RENTALS WANTED &>
AVAILABLE PROPERTY
MANAGEMENT SERVICES(
941-916-6107
CENTURY 21 Sunbelt Real
ROTONDA
3/2/2 new in 2007, 2200 sqft
wood carpet floors $900
3/2/1 Ig. yard, scrn lanai $750
WEST COAST PROP. MGT
9414730718
RentalsFlorida.net

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Rents starting at $411.00
Now open Saturdays 9:30 to
2:30 Weekdays 9-5
*income restrictions apply
941-698-8800
100 Rotonda Lakes Circle
Rotonda, Fl. 33947
ROTONDA WEST Ig. 2/2/1
home w/encl. lanai, Non smok-
ing. Pet on approval. $750/MO.
+ 1 mo. sec. 941-697-7760
SOUTH GULF COVE, 4 Bedroom
homes for rent. John Sternberg,
Allison James Estates & Homes.
941-286-5087






SOUTH VENICE FURN.
2BD/2BA SPLIT PLAN
HOME $795. P/MO. AVAIL
SEPT 1ST 941-468-9022
VENICE GARDENS, charming
remodeled, 1600sf, 2/2/2 split plan
on cukle-sac. Walk to YMCA.
$900. mo. (941Y927-7524
VENICE CITY, nice 3/2/1, @
1308 Cypress Ave. (Off Cherry).
$895. N/S, 941-488-9486 Iv
mesg. www.venicerentalhomes.com
VENICE EAST, close to golf
course, like new 2/2 city water,
sewer, no pets, $850/mo 941-
223-4667 for appt.
VENICE GREAT HOMES
$650-$900 941-492-4280
Gulf Coast Rentals & Real Estate
Co.
VENICE, 2/2/1 Completely new
kit, remodeled bath, new wood fl
& carpet, scrd lani, fenced yd.
$750 no pets, 410-991-1246
VENICE, City water/sewer,
immaculate 3/1, new flooring,
appliances and anti allergen A/C,
big fenced yard w/fruit trees and
large storage shed. No smoking.
Lease $810/mo. incl. lawn care.
First, last, Sec. 941-483-9048 or
941-376-0783
Why are you throwing rent
money out the window?
If you are paying $600-$1200 in
rent, I have homes for sale Financ-
ing available. Call Marty RPKE
Investments Inc. 9414608601

ICONDOS/VILLAS
FOR RENT
1240


21 UNFURNISHED CONDOS
Almar Rentals & Mgt.Services
941-627-1465 Almar-Rentals.com

ANNUAL RENTALS
IN BIRD BAY VILLAGE
lbed/2bed Condos
Utilities paid except electric
BIRD BAY REALTY (Venice)
484-6777 or 800-464-8497

BEST PRICES, 2BRs as low as
$399; PGI as lo as $525. View
others @ www.flarentals.net
Realty Mgmt (941)-625-3131
DEEP CREEK 2/2, lanai, cath.
ceil., tile, wood cab., granite, w/d
inc. Pets ok $675+ up.
941-661-4539


ICONDOSNILLAS
FOR RENT
1240

DEEP CREEK furnished 1st
floor, beautiful lake view, heated
pool, 2/1, $650/mo no pets
(941)-391-2665
ENGLEWOD BAY CONDO.
Luxury, furn, Pool, spa, 5 min. to
beach. Photos available. Annual or
seasonal. 865-719-2316
ENGLEWOOD 1ST MONTH
FREE 12 mins from venice 2br
w/ den 2 ba 1300sf, pool
$399. moves you in $750/mo
941-4730450
LAKE SUZY/CRYSTAL BAY,
Beautiful, furnished 2/2 W& D,
Lakeside, pool. $800./mo
941-769-1111
NOKOMIS SORRENTO EAST-
Park setting, Spacious
2BR/2B Split, W/D, Covered
parking, pool. 2nd floor pri-
vate entrance. No smokers,
No dogs, Annual $850/mo
941-365-4001 or 941-544-
8306
NOKOMIS, SORRENTO EAST
2b/2b, 2nd floor, no pets, $800.
per month & utilities 587-9997
NOKOMIS-SORRENTO EAST
Large 2/2, 2 screened lanais, 2nd
floor, Excellent Condition. $750
mo Avail 10/1 941-497-1511
PORT CHARLOTTE 2/2, Cedar
Woods, $525 mo., no age limit,
w/d, pool, Ist fl, priv parking, Sec.
8, 954-803-3908, 305-776-8520
PORT CHARLOTTE 2/2/CP,
lakefront, furnished, clean, pool,
tennis, hot tub, water paid, W/D.
$695 mo. (941)-626-5858


PORT CHARLOTTE 3/2/1
GATED. GOLF. TENNIS. POOL.
GYM & MORE- ONLY $900
941-468-0124
PORT CHARLOTTE, 2/2 Furni-
ture, appl, water, pool, jaccuzzi, ele-
vator, ctr loc, secure build, $650
ann. $500 dep NP 941-258-6048
PORT CHARLOTTE, 2/2 water-
front $700/ mo incl. cable /
water / sewer (941) 764-6069
PORT CHARLOTTE, close to Cul-
tural Center. 1st floor. 1BR/1BA, tile
floor. Ready to move in. $500 water
incl. No dogs. 941-6268625
PUNTA GORDA EMERALD
POINTE, Waterfront Tennis, pools,
dock, nicely furn, 1, 2 & 3BR's.
941-626-3350
PUNTA GORDA ISLES 2/2
heated pool, sailboat waterfront
dock. furn. yes $785, No $675.
Let's talk money. 941-276-3695
PUNTA GORDA ISLES Clipper
Cove Village, 3/2/1 + den,
gated, pool, cable, tennis. Avail.
11/09. $995 mo. 941-639-3774
PUNTA GORDA Isles Waterfront 4
unit Condo 2/2, laundry rm & lanai.
2504 Magdalina Dr. $675 Mo. $400
Dep. 239-939-7674 M-F 9-5 805-
698-9835 aft 5 & wknds. Jenny
PUNTA GORDA, CHARLEVOI,
2/2, 55+, desirable 1st floor fur-
nished. Heated. pool. $795 Mo +
sec. 941- 639-8640
PUNTA GORDA 2/2, 1276 SF,
W/D, pool, no pets. Close to 1-75
$700 Mo + security
(941)-639-8125
VENICE ATHENS TOWNHOUSE,
Luxury living in a rental unit 2/2
3 blks to bch & shops $875
941485-7645
VENICE ISLAND 1BR/1BA, 1
blk to Venice Beach, Fully furn.
Cable TV incl. $800/mo. Annual
lease. N/Pets,
No Smoking 941-504-6365
VENICE ISLAND GEM! 2/2
CONDO ACROSS FROM AIR-
PORT. NO PETS, $650/PER
MO. 1ST & SEC REQUIRED.
941-628-9810

I DUPLEXES
FOR RENT
444 1300

ARCADIA, 1B/1B Particially Fur-
nished, all util incl. $550. + Sec.
(863)-558-1130
ARCADIA, 2BR/1BA, CHA, Just
remodeled. Cherry Dr., Forest
Pines. $650 Mo. Sorry, No Pets.
(863)-993-3330
CHARLOTTE HARBOR 1/1 steps
to fishing pier. & HARBOR
HEIGHTS Lg. 1/1 $450/mo +
$300 dep Pets OK 239-229-3716
EAST ENGLEWOOD, 2/1 in
nice area. New paint & carpet.
Reduced to $540. mo. 1st & Sec.
(941)-473-4071
ENGLEWOOD EAST, 2/1, lawn
services, screened lanai, wash-
er/dryer, n/s, very clean, $525;
941-698-1817 or 941-286-6080
ENGLEWOOD Nice 3br/2ba
duplex. Ceramic tile, W/D,
Super Clean, Nice!
Appliances, 9224 Anita Ave
$750/mo 989-295-1847
ENGLEWOOD, 3BR/2BA w/
kitchen appl. & W/D $700/mo
+ dep. Lawn service incl.
Anita Ave. 941-723-7727
HARBOUR HEIGHTS, large 1
bedroom w/carport 27088 A
Ann Arbo.r New paint. $525 Mo.
941-487-2355, 941- 626-3213
MURDOCK AREA, 2/2/1,
large walk-in closet, pantry,
$600. (941)-423-0486
NOKOMIS DEAL 1, 2 & 3 BD
Clean Apts. Water incl. Quiet.
Close to park. FROM $505 -
$725 easy terms. Call 809-3869


I DUPLEXES
FOR RENT
14 1300


NORTH PORT, 2BR/1BA,
Lanai, Newly Remodeled, Very
clean, Appl. $595 & Sec.
(810)-794-3721
PORT CHARLOTTE
2/1 near hospital, tiled, clean,
AC, fenced, $450/mo. 1st, last
+ sec. 941-916-1535
PORT CHARLOTTE, 21294 Coul-
ton Ave., 2/1, stove, refrig., a/c,
yrd. incl., w/d hook up, $500. +
$500 sec. 941-627-3764
PUNTA GORDA ISLES, Rent to
own, 2/2/CP all appl, $650/mo.
no pets, 1 Month sec. Immediate.
occupancy. 239-731-5188
PUNTA GORDA nice spotless
2BR, carport. No pets.
$650 + util. 1st mo & sec.
(941)-740-0491
PUNTA GORDA SOUTH
2 Bedroom, Very clean W/D,
updated, Semi furn. $700/mo
inclds utilities. (941)-258-5396
PUNTA GORDA 1BR duplex
apt. @ $550 mo, 1st, & last.
2BR Mobile Home $600 Mo.
(941) 639-8356
PUNTA GORDA completely
remodeled, tile throughout, 2/1,
$600 mo. (941)-639-2823


FOR RENT
1320


CHARLOTTE HARBOR apart-
ments. 2/1, close to Harbor.
Start @ $550. Sm. pet OK.
(941)-391-1559
DEEP CREEK Sunnydell Commons
Apts. 2 & 3BR's, $700 & $850. 1st
& last req. Call 941-204-3224.
VENICE, DOWNTOWN Embassy
Ibr apt. $600/mo. + $600 Sec.
Walk to beach & churches. N/P.
(941)-244-0700
ENGLEWOOD, 1/1 Very Quiet,
new paint & carpet. $500/ mo
includes water. $300 Sec.
941-223-1809
ENGLEWOOD 2/2 new tile
floors, freshly painted, $595,
$300 dep, (941)-586-4655
ENGLEWOOD 2BR/1.5BA,
$600/mo Electric water & sewer
incl. Quiet Neighborhood.
941-416-8048
ENGLEWOOD WATERFONT 1/1,
Very Clean, Close to Shopping, N/P
$495/mo 941475-5409
ENGLEWOOD: MANASOTA KEY,
steps tobch. 1 & 2BR, until. & cable incl.
Sm. pets, $175-$230 wk. Long term.
941-7163660
PORT CHARLOTTE
HAMPTON POINT APTS.
currently is offering 3 & 4
bedrooms starting at $675.
Located off Rampart Blvd.
Call (941) 979-1001
today for move-in specials.

VENICE ISLAND
Eff, 1 & 2 br, Immed. occup. No
pets 94141&5757or 3236466

Jacaranda Trails
Apartments
Now leasing 1B for just $399
Get your 1st month FREE &I
WAIVE your application fee! We
have the best prices in town!
We will MEET or BEAT any
competors prices! Call or stop
in today! 863-491-5050 1650
SE Hargrave St Arcadia FL
@ 2 and 3
bedrooms
available ... .r

NOKOMIS: 2 BEDROOM APT.
1/2 Block to Nokomis Beach.
$800/mo,
Less with maint.
Assistance. 1st, Last & sec.
941-488-5672
NORTH PORT
VICTORIA POINTE APTS.
at Sumter & Appomattox
between US 41 & 1-75
Your cat is now welcome too!
1/1 starts @ $412
2/1 starts @ $555
941-423-8720
2 0

PORT CHARLOTTE
Now accepting applications
Subsidized Housing for the
elderly, 62 and older,
or requiring the features
of an accessible unit.,
please call 941-624-2266
limited availability,
Income limits apply.
TTY:1-800-955-8771



PORT CHARLOTTE Harbour
Heights Condo 2/2/cp, lanai, pet
friendly. $695/mo Avail now. Off
1-75 & Exit 167 (941)-876-3720


PORT CHARLOTTE 2/2
$635-$650. Water incl.
Limited time only.
Move in by August 31st
and
GET 1/2 MONTH FREE!
CALL TODAY 941-627-3900

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PORT CHARLOTTE 4/3 WITH
2 MASTER BEDROOMS $825-
$850/ water incl.
Move in by August 31st and
get 1/2 month free! Call
Today 941-627-3900


PORT CHARLOTTE 4/3 WITH
2 MASTER BEDROOMS $825-
$850/ water incl.
Move in by August 31st and
get 1/2 month free! Call
Today 941-627-3900


APARTMENTS
FOR RENT
1 1320

PORT CHARLOTTE Deep
Creek, 2bd/2ba 1st. floor, totally
furn. heated pool, $760 mo.
(941)-629-8229 OR 661-9570
PORT CHARLOTTE HARBOR 1st
Mo. FREE Almost new lbd/lba,
tile floors. Quiet $495
(941)587-7828


PORT CHARLOTTE LIMITED
TIME ONLY 3/2 $725-$750
/PER MONTH WATER INCL.
MOVE IN BY AUGUST 15TH
AND GET 1/2 MONTH FREE!
CALL TODAY 941-627-3900
PUNTA GORDA lbr/lba Condo
Very Clean, Ready to move in.
$400/mo + utilities,
941-628-9131
PUNTA GORDA Clean, Cool &
Cozy, 1 BR. Furnished, comfy
queen bed, laundry, courtyard,
utilities incl. PG. 941-575-7006
PUNTA GORDA, Historic District
near Charlotte Harbor, studio,
immaculate, water incl. Cat ok.
$495 mo. 850-841-9414
PUNTA GORDA EFF. $150
week; 1 Bedrm apt. Pet Friendly.
$165 wk. Incl util. Triangle Motel -
941- 639-8356

TOLEDO CLUB APTS.
SUMMER SPECIAL
STUDIO: $555
1BD/1BA: $633
2BD/2BA: $695.
toledoclubapts.com
941-423-6600

VENICE LAST MONTH FREE.
1br $600, 2BR $695. 1ST & SEC.
N/Pets. Sea Jay Apts, under new
mgmt. 941-232-9893
VENICE CLUBSIDE APTS.
1 Bedrooms Available.
$99 Moves you in.
Call (941)-488-7766.
VENICE ISLAND 1ST FLOOR
55 + 2/2 New Carpet &
Appliances. $600
(941)-730-3174
VENICE ISLAND APTS 1 bedrm.
apt avail. Close to beach &
downtown. 941-7354020
VENICE ISLAND, 2br/lba, near
hosp, on Plaza Mayor. $750/mo.
incl water & cable. $750 Sec.
941-587-9997
VENICE LARGE 2 Bedroom newly
renovated, near Holiday Inn, close
to shopping, buses $650 water
incl, no fee 941-809-7368
I VENICE STUDIO &
1BR. Accepting Section 8
....., Vouchers. 941488-7766
VENICE ISLAND efficiency apt.
2nd floor $400 per month,
941-484-2206 or 941-485-5698
VENICE, 1BR $600; 2BR $650
$500 DEPOSIT. N/PETS.
Sea Jay Apartments. Under new
management 941- 232-9893
VENICE 1BR/1BA, 2 blocks
from beach off Venice Ave. Newly
renovated, incl. washer & dryer.
$650/mo. 941-716-1431
VENICE, Venice Ave. All new 1/1
Nice large rooms, Fully furnished.
$600. mo. incl water & cable.
MUST SEE! 941-284-9459
VENICE- CAPRI ISLES,
Unfurnished. 2/2, $675 +
$500 sec. dep. Pool Tennis.
941- 232-9893

Woodmere
Apts of Venice
SUMMER SPECIAL!
PLUS $500 CASH
1BD/1BA: $620
2BD/2BA: $755
woodmereapart-
mentsofvenice.com
941-496-4161

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NORTH PORT, Short Term now
thru Dec. HOLIDAY PARK, 55+.
2/2 beautifully furn. $600+/mo.
941-639-3920
NOCATEE & KINGS HWY.
Several Available!
From $400. $750.
Includes CHA
1st & Sec. 941-624-0355

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FOR RENT
1 1350 O

PORT CHARLOTTE 2 ROOM
suites fully furn. Waterfront, wire-
less internet $170/week & up.
941-629-4046
ENGLEWOOD Furnished
$400/mo including utilities w/
year lease 55+ Park No pets
lease (941)474-1353
PORT CHARLOTTE Banana Bay
Motel $195/wk Includes every-
thing! (941)-743-4441
www.bananabaymotel.com

ROOMS FOR RENT



ENGLEWOOD, FURNISHED,


private entrance & bath, W/D
available. Utilities included. $125
weekly + security 941-493-5186
NORTH PORT Private room &
b/room Pool, Public utilities
(941) 266-5467 $450 furn


PORT CHARLOTTE, 1 Bdrm, Pri-
vate Bath & Entrance. Own Liv
Rm. Close to Shop, Hosp. $500
Furn. Util Incl. NP 941-743-0813


ROOMS FOR RENT



PORT CHARLOTTE, Clean &
Quiet, $120 wk. $400/mo incl
utils, furn'd, refs. 941-743-3070.
941-740-2565
PORT CHARLOTTE, Furn. room
Priv. ent. clean & quiet, nice area,
close to all, includes util. $125
wk + dep No Pets 941-626-2832
PORT CHARLOTTE, Private
home close to Murdock. Pool,
furn. No pets. $400 mo. Inci
util, & W/D. 941-391-5881
PORT CHARLOTTE/ENGLE-
WOOD, ONLY $100/Wk Priv entr,
cable, ac. util incl. 941-276-
3134 or 941-681-1161
SOUTH VENICE 1/1 No pets.
Separate entrance. $450/mo,
includes utilities. (941)-496-9109

RENTALS TO SHARE



NICE NEIGHBORHOOD on
Canal, 2BR, 1 1/2 BA, all appli-
ances, inc Washer & Dryer, $450.
mo plus 1/2 util. Must have verifi-
able income & ref 763-2923
ROTONDA- 3br/2ba N/S
Executive Condo, marble
B-tub w/spa jets Pool,
Beautifully furn. $1999/mo.
Lots of amenities! ALSO 2BR
UNFURN. Avail $725 + utils
& dep. 941-268-5275
www.LKVillas.com

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SEASONAL RENTALS
1390


*VENICE ISLAND CONDO ON
CANAL Ideal for couple. Heated
pool on gulf. $2600/per mo
(203)-375-4151
ENGELWOOD/ROTONDA
Great selection available
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Englewood Beach Charming
House 3/2+ In-laws W/D Furn
Pet Ok $1,195 S/F 949-637-
5887
PORT CHARLOTTE, 2/2 Furn.
Condo on Deep Creek Golf Course.
Avail JanMarch $1600 April $1000.
(734)4830412 or (734)-730-2415
PUNTA GORDA PIRATE HAR-
BOR FULLY FURNISHED. Water-
front stilt home, cable, elec.,
water, pool, boat ramp, dock,
1st, last, $1600 mo. Available
weekly also. (941)-457-3719
VENICE, 2br/2ba HOME, fully furn,
50+ resort fac. Wkly, Mo, Yearly.
516-728-7487 or 516-728-2991

LOTS & ACREAGE



10 ACRES, FENCED, partially
cleared, Ft. Ogden area. Will sell or
trade for property in Steinhatchee,
FL. Agent/Owner 770480-6976
HOLIDAY ISLAND, AK, Beautiful
retirement or year round living. Fish-
ing, golf, etc $8000 941-6294470
www.holidayislandark.org
PORT CHARLOTTE, FINANC-
ING AVAIL WITH 10% DOWN.
80'x125' buildable Residential
lots, starting @ $7,000 ea. Many
to choose from (305)-394-1409.

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FOR SALE
*W 1600

LAWN SERVICE for Sale.
Approx. $25,300. Annual income
Accounts only. Asking $12.000.
(941)-258-8288

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ARCADIA ON Oak St 2200 sq ft
for office, retail, antique mall
$1200; 900 sq ft $500; 1st,
Last, sec. dep; 941-575-1540
ENGLEWOOD BUSY HIGHWAY
2nd story professional office
suite in new building w/elevator.
Ample parking. 1000SF. 3
offices, reception area, confer
ence room, kitchenette. $1495
mo incl utilities. (941)-697-6648
ENGLEWOOD E, busy 776,
1500 SF building + 1000 SF stor
age, billboard sign. $1195 Mo +
util. (732)- 2694587


FREE RENT
Murdock Professional Plaza
No personal guar. req.
All Florida GMAC
Real Estate
941-629-1121


OFFICE SPACE 500-1000 SF,
New Building, 23375 Harborview,
Port Charlotte. Utilities included,
$500-$800 (941)-232-8455



Port Charlotte


Executive Office Suites
Receptionist, all util. &
other support svcs.
Omni Executive Center
A Friendly Place to be!
4055 US 41
(Across from Bob Evans) Call
Marj or Shirley 941-627-9755
www.omniexec.net
PORT CHARLOTTE OFFICE
SPACE, $295 per mo. includes
taxes & utilities. 3480 Depew Ci,
941-743-3812






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PORT CHARLOTTE, shared/flex-
ible office space. All util. WIFI, fax,
phone, etc. Furn. w/admin. ser-
vices. $350 mo. (941)-625-7679

PUNTA GORDA on US 41
Retail / Office space 265 -
3,000 sq ft. Starting @ $495.95
FLIP, 941-505-0482

PUNTA GORDA, 1450 SF divid-
ed between store front office &
warehouse. Next to tire center &
car dealer. Heavy traffic area.
Ideal for window tinting/car
access installation shop. 941-
661-5999.

PUNTA GORDA, 800 SF, 2nd
floor, Waterproof Chart building
on busy 41. Limited parking.
$1000 mo. incl. until. (941)-639-7626

VENICE Offices/Warehouses &
office-warehouse combo's, All
sizes & locations. 941-485-1119

INCOME PROPERTY




NOKOMIS 2 Blocks from Beach.
Multi Family Building. Live in one
unit, rent out others. $299,900.
Mary Beth or Kim. Preferred Prop-
erty (941)-321-7229

NOKOMIS NEAR BEACH 4
UNITS Fully occup. $299,000
Kim & Mary Beth 941-484-6279
Preferred Property Realtors

VENICE MINI Storage Facility
425 units, various sizes, nearly
full, low rates. Price reduced.
$1.350M. Preferred Prop.
Realtors. 941-321-7229

VENICE MINI Storage Facility
425 units, various sizes, nearly
full, low rates. Price reduced.
$1.350M. Preferred Prop.
Realtors. 941-321-7229



INDUSTRIAL PROP
1620


FOR SALE OR RENT 14,000
s.f. on 5 acres, fenced, zoned I.L.
Rent $3800. mo. 863-494-2651

LAKE WALES Prime retail store-
front in the Lake Wales Downtown
Business District. Onestory build-
ing with 2700 SF. Listed on the
National Register of Historic
Places. $229,900. Keller
Williams Realty Lake Wales Team
Commercial 863-679-1710
www.TeamCommercial.org

MURDOCK- Available 900 sf.
built out office space behind Mall
across from High School.
Designed with cabinetry. Easily
altered to suit just about any Pro-
fessional. Hurricane shutters,
beautiful grounds & common
areas. Plenty of parking. $14.00
sf + CAM (941)-468-6309

NOKOMIS AND VENICE for
Lease Office/warehouse space
sized to fit your needs. Up to 10k
sf. Call Joe days 941-486-8685

PORT CHARLOTTE- Prime office
space, 3 units 1,000sf. ea. Brand
new. Sandhill Blvd. Turnkey/Fully
built out. (941)-624-5992

SANDHILL BLVD DEEP CREEK
Five 1000 SF Commercial Condo
Units with 175 Visibility. Individual
units are $69,000 each or pur-
chase the whole building for
$299,000. Call Don Liermann At
941400-4285 Century 21 Aztec
and Associates.



VENICE OWN YOUR OWN
STORAGE UNIT, 420 sf. & up.
Rentals available. 941-485-1119

WINTER HAVEN, previous bank
bldg, great visibility & easy
access at corner of Recker Hwy
& Spirit Lake Rd. Bldg could eas-
ily be converted to accommodate
other retail uses. 4555sf bldg on
3.8 acres. BPC zoning $700,000

863-679-1710
www.TeamCommercial.org

WAREHOUSE
& STORAGE
^ 11640


MINI STORAGE with garage
doors, cement block building not
your tin building, high and dry, easy
access, good location, all sizes -
ranging from 80 SF to 500 SF for
rent month to month. For availabili-
ty, please call 941423-7867

CHARLOTTE HARBOR: 20X40
WAREHOUSE w/AC office. Locat-
ed between A-1 Appliance & Char.
Harbor Cabinets. 1 MONTH FREE
RENT!! $485 mo. 715-367-8236.

MURDOCK & CHAR HARB. 800-


2400 SF Warehouse/office space.
Start $400 mo 941-639-7532.

NORTH PORT- 400 SF office,
$250mo+tax. 400 & 800 SF
whse, $195 & $390 mo. + tax.
941-661-6720

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has 2 positions: Nail Tech & Styl-
ist. Comm. based. Some clien-
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941-380-6347


PURCHASING MANAGER Large
Citrus Processor is currently tak-
ing applications for a person to
handle all purchasing activities.
The ideal candidate will be famil-
iar with inventory control and will
be computer proficient with Excel
and Word. Citrus Plant experi-
ence is required. Peace River Cit-
rus employees a competitive
salary and an excellent benefit
package that includes: Med-
ical/Dental, Life, LTD, Paid Vaca-
tion Paid Holidays, Profit Sharing
and 401K with match. To apply:
send resume via fax 863-993-
3161 or email to markt@prcp.net
or apply in person at
Peace River Citrus Products
4104 NW Highway 72
Arcadia, Florida 34266
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ADMINISTRATIVE BILLING
ASSISTANT Wellness Clinic
seeks professional. Medical exp a
must.30hrs. Fax 941475-2008

CAREGIVER Experienced
PT, Day and Night shift need-
ed in Assisted Living Facility.
Call 941-629-4417

Certified Nursing Assistants
Care Managers
FULL TIME / PART TIME
Tired of being just a number...
at HARBORCHASE we care
about our employees as much
as our residents.

HarborChase offers competi-
tive wages and an excellent
benefits package such as
Medical, Dental, Vision &
401K, Part-time team
members receive benefits at
20+ hours. For consideration
please apply in person to:
HARBORCHASE OF VENICE
Assisted Living
and Skilled Nursing
950 Pinebrook Road
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 484-8801 Ph
(941) 484-3450 fax
EOE M/F/D/V

CHECK OUT FT position for
busy Physicians office. Medical
experience req. Fax resume to
(941)-624-0941

COOK FT/Weekend Cook -
Sterling House Port Charlotte, an
assisted living community, is
searching for a cook to fill a full-
time Friday, Saturday and Sunday
shift of 32 hours. The ideal can-
didate must have experience, will
be resident-friendly and will be
clean and organized.
Please come to 18440 Cochran
Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL to com-
plete an application. No phone
calls please. EOE M/F/D/V

LPN Full Time for physician's
office; experience perferred




Human Resources
DeSoto Memorial
Hospital
900 N. Robert Ave.
Arcadia, FI. 34266
OR
www.dmh.org and look
under Careers
OR
Fax Resumes to:
863-494-8400
E-mail: hr@dmh.org
863-494-8405

MEDICAL ASSTANT or CNA with
experience for family practice
Call 941-426-6622

MEDICAL SECRETARY AND
LPN NEEDED
for a new Neurologist. FT
Monday Friday Prior experi-
ence required. DFWP/EOE
Fax resume 941-764-6494

PHYSICAL THERAPIST needed
FT for Out Patient Rehab facility in
Port Charlotte. Fax resume 941-
766-1644

SN, PT & MSW. Busy home
health agency seeking Per Diem


staff with computer skills & expe-
rience. EOE, DFWP. Call 941-
629-5033 or fax resume to 941-
629-5001.

VENICE VET Clinic needs Vet Asst
PT. Some weekends, In/outside
work. Vet disc. Call 941-4881455


MUSIC/CHOIR DIRECTOR/chil-
dren's choir exp. Ft Ogden United
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NIGHT MANAGER Growing, Fast
pace restrauant now hiring Night
Manager. Must be exp, detail ori-
entated & self motivated. 6 days
a week. Weekends a must. Send
resume & salary requirements to
PO Box 511114, Punta Gorda,
FL, 33951

WATERFRONT RESTERAUNT
hiring professional cooks, wait-
staff, & bartenders for Oct open-
ing. Leave message and number
with manager or chef. 941-964-
8000/fax resume 941-964-8055

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AUTO TECHNICIAN
We are the best, only the
best need apply! Contact
Mark at Mr. Front End,
941-662-7631

DRIVER CDL CLASS A Experi-
enced in delivery of food & bever-
age. EOE, Express Employment
2394 Tamiami Tr. Pt. Charlotte

LAWN MAINT, Exp. w/clean Dri-
ving record, age 25 & up. (863)-
884-9600 Arcadia

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DOES THIS DESCRIBE YOU?
* Aggressive
* Cold calling pro
* Deal closer
* Strong work ethics
* Money motivated
* Excellent communication skills
* People person
* Computer literate
* Exceptional customer service
skills
* Marketing flare
* Ability to work independently

WE OFFER:
* Competitive salary
plus commissions
* Vacation
* Health Insurance
* Sick and short term disability
* 401(k)
* Training
* Advancement opportunities

If we described you, send your
resume to:

SUN NEWSPAPERS
Glen Nickerson
Advertising Manager
23170 Harborview Road
Port Charlotte, Florida 33980
Fax: 941-629-4499
Email:
gnickerson@sun-herald.com

AUTO SALES
Looking for a motivated new auto
sales professional. Exp. a must.
Great pay + volume bonus.
100% Health Ins. 5 day wk. Apply
in person Bill Buck Chevrolet
2324 S. Tamiami Tr. Venice.

BAD ECONOMY? NOT HERE!!!
Co expanding. Looking for ener-
getic, money hungry, clean cut pro-
fessionals. Must have good phone


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TOP TRAINING, TOP LEADS,
TOP COMMISSIONS.
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team. Our reliable, high quality
products and responsive cus-
tomer service just don't happen
by accident. They happen as a
result of the creativity, determina-
tion, talent and professionalism of
every member of our team.
Everyday our employees dedicate
themselves to exceeding cus-
tomer expectations and earning
customer loyalty.

Qualifications:
+ 2 years successful outside
sales experience.
Telecommunications/Data
+ knowledge preferred

Good communication skills (ver-
bal/written) Good prospecting,
proposal & presentation skills
Computer literate (Word, Excel,
MS Outlook, ACT, etc.) Strong
interpersonal skills Outgoing &
Determined personality History of
proven success exceeding quota

Benefits:
*Medical Insurance
*Paid Time Off vacations and
holidays
*401K
*Recognition Programs
*Cell Phone allowance & mileage
reimbursement

Employment subject to post offer
pre-employment drug test. If you
are looking to join a dynamic
team in a fun, dynamic and
growth oriented company with
significant income opportunity,
please send resume to:
b.lowmaster@daystar. net
mailto:b.lowmaster@daystar.net

REAL ESTATE AGENT for busy
office in Fishermen's Village. No
desk fees. Call 941- 661-4800.

RENTAL AGENT
needed. Excellent com-
puter and communica-
tion skills a must.
E-mail or fax resume to
rentall@bocagrandeclub.com
or 941-964-0193.



SALES:
2 Part time Inside Classified
Advertising Sales positions
now available at our
North Port location.
Hours 12-5PM Mon.-Fri.
We are currently seeking
motivated, outgoing, well-
organized individuals with
computer exp., good typing
& spelling skills, and good
phone/customer service
skills for inbound and
Outbound telephone sales.

Please email resume to:
jeanaknl@yahoo.com
No phone calls please.

WILDE LEXUS OF
SARASOTA

Pre-Owned
Sales
Opportunity

Wilde Lexus has a rare opening
for a proven high performance
professional pre-owned sales-
person. Must have automobile
experience.

We offer:
*Best selection of high-line pre-
owned vehicles in the area.
*Excellent pay plan
eExensive advertising
*Health Insurance, dental & eye
.401K
*5 day work week

Please fax 487-3735 Steve
Heiniger, Pre-Owned Sales
Manager or email resume to
steveheiniger@wildecars.net
For confidential consideration
EOE/DFWP


AGGRESSIVE
EXPANSION
6 & 7 Figure Income, Work
From Home, 24/7 recording.
800-871-9012. Ext 95740#

UNIQUE BUSINESS Opportunity
New on line business system
insures success. 941-244-0999
www.EliteBizPlan.com

ARE YOU ONLINE?
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ANNUAL HOUSES & CONDOS ALSO AVAILABLE
1009 sq. et .......ft ... ......................... 82 5
e sq. ft .825
160RIVE- 3/2, Venice Gar ens etsconsidered, 1169 sq. ft..................... 85
4 Ia34 LIEW. 1/2/1 a ets considered, 1170s .ft 875
I j'care incl., pets considered, 1262 sq. ft....... 885
7 Sosq.ft 900
.APE-~ V ceGardens, pets considered, 1312 sq. ft ...........................900
21 GULF -/3, V Is[9 i, 1S 9sq.ft 950
iW87 SU E DR.3/2/2,South e I e,wood,tile,&carpetfloors, 1708 sq.ft................. 975
Eastte, pets ok, wood, tile, &carpetfloors, 2028sq..... 1000
sq.ft, PENDING .... 1100
9 LAGO E 3/2/1, Venice Gardens,, pets considered, 1818 sq. ft ....................1 1100
732 CONSTANCE 3/2/2/pool, South Venice, pool & lawn care incl............................ 1150
627 POINSETTA DR.- 2/2/2, Venice Island. pets considered, furnished, 1389 sq. ft.\. 1200
433 VALENCIA Avail. 9/1,3/2/pool, Venice Island, pets considered, 1394 sq. ft......... 1250,
2096 MATTAMY 4/2/2, The Enclaves, pets considered, 2068 sq. ft, PENDING........... 1250
2000 BATELLO 3/2/2/den, Venetian Falls, pets considered, over 55, 2263 sq. ft......... 1300
5828 LINCOLN ROAD 4/2/2/pool, Gulf View Estates, pets ok, 2365 sq.ft................. 160
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ARCADIA POLICE
DEPARTMENT
VACANCY
The Arcadia Police Department
announces a vacancy for a
CIVILIAN CODE ENFORCE-
MENT EMPLOYEE Previous law
enforcement, minorities & women
are encouraged to apply. Appli-
cations and information can be
obtained at Arcadia Police
Department 17N Polk Ave. Arca-
dia Monday thru Thursday
between the hours of 8:00 am to
5:00 pm Fridays Between the
hours of 7:30 am to 4pm AN
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER

CLEANING POSITION PT, in Pt.
Charlotte medical office. 2-7pm
daily, Must be able to pass drug &
back ground check. Some Satur-
day work also. Fax resume to
941-625-3754

EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES @
Liberty Tax Service
Free Tuition Tax School
Port Charlotte 941-276-3618
Englewood 941- 743-8103

EXPIERENCED POOL service
techneeded. Fax resume 941-
625-0094
LANDSCAPE FOREMAN exp in
landscape installation, Bobcat exp,
good DL, DFW, 941-662-8733
TECHNICIAN: ORTHODIC LAB
is looking to train individual for
great opportunity to learn a new
trade. Working with small machin-
ery, computers, CAD/CAM and
fabrication of shoe inserts, must
be highly motivated, enthusiastic,
team player and an eye for detail.
Apply in person: JSB Orthotics,
509 Paul Morris Dr., Englewood.

WORK FROM HOME, MOMS
helping moms. No selling. PT/FT
309-255-3684 or www.
workathomeunited.com/sherrie

| PART TIME/
I TEMPORARY I
2110


ASSEMBLERS-100 WORKERS
needed- Assemble crafts, wood
items Materials provided. To
$480+ wk. Free info pkg 24 hr.
801-428-4893

DAYCARE HELP, Weekends
10am-2pm N/S. $8.00hr. (941)-
627-5509 Achieve Fitness


SALES:
2 Part time Inside Classified
Advertising Sales positions
now available at our
North Port location.
Hours 12-5PM Mon.-Fri.
We are currently seeking
motivated, outgoing, well-
organized individuals with
computer exp., good typing
& spelling skills, and good
phone/customer service
skills for inbound and
Outbound telephone sales.

Please email resume to:
jeanaknl@yahoo.com
No phone calls please.






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20 YRS EXP-CIVIL Eng/land
Dev. & planning/zoning. UCF
grad. Joanne 941-347-4687.
A CARPENTER looking for home
remodeling work. 13yrs exp.765-
543-6338
A HEALING Garment Maker
Looking to Bless You
William @ 941416-7906
A LOCAL lic. Contractor seeking
work, no job too small 941-628-
4746
A TUTOR for hire. Licensed
teacher, Cheryl 941-628-9735
ACCOUNTANT FC thru TB &
MORE seeks FT/PT job in PC PG
or NP 941-740-0398
ADMIN/OFFICE EXTENSIVE in
bbk / office / computers.
Ven/Eng/NP karete@excite.com
ADMIN/OFFICE, MS Office,
trade shows, travel, versatile,
dependable. 941-423-2991.
AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN and
more, call andrew 941-916-2259
AFFORDABLE IN HOME
CARE,CNA WITH EXC. REF. ENGL
AREA CALL JULIE 941-474-1200
ALCOHOL/DRUG FREE male-
42 for food/bev, retail, sales or
lawn care 941-286-8005
ALCOHOL/DRUG free man, 42,
Class B CDL, 10 + yrs driving
experience. 941-286-8005
ALOHA! CARETAKER, TRUST-
WORTHY my linaka@yahoo
941-629-7896
ANYONE IN need of nanny/
housecleaning in north port area
call Carlene at 941-876-3797
ANYTHING, ANYTIME, any-
where, AA/BA. Help:
Angie 941-623-5326
AUTO INTERNET Sales Mgr.
Inventory, CRM, Online advertis-
ing, Call Shaun (941) 276 7070
AUTO MECHANIC looking for
work. 5.00 hour 941-740;0047
Todd
BAR, RESTAURANT, NIGHT
CLUB MANAGER O10YR EXP.
KEVIN 941-639-2705
BOARD OF IRONING?
call me. Deb 941-426-3899
BOOKKEEPER / OFFICE MGR /
HR OFFICER with extensive com-
puter exp. karete@excite.com
BOOKKEEPER/OFFICE MGR.
13+ years of experience. Call
941-661-2182
BRAZILIAN PEPPERS, Palms,
ect trimming and lawns.Free esti-
mates. 941-276-3925
BSEET DEGREE, Computer
Builds & Repair, Save $$!!
Charl/Desoto 407-963-1969
CAREGIVER W/LOTS OF LOVE
DAYS or WEEKENDS REASON-
ABLE LINDA 941.876-3586
CAREGIVER, AVAL FT/PT
Alheimers + other needs. Reasonable
rates. Venice area. 9414688636
CAREGIVER- PG/PT Charlotte
area, meals & light house clean-
ing. 239-989-8906
CARPENTER, LOOKING FOR
PIECE WORK. WORK COMP
EXEMP 941-764-1978
CARPENTER, REMODELER, 20
yrs exp looking for any work,
pt/ft. Call Rick. 239-200-1368.
CARPET INSTALL / Repair 25
yrs exp. Call Jay 941-441-7774.
Reasonable Rates.
CDL LABORER 10 years Exp.
honest reliable Steve
941-391-6755
CDL-A HAZMAT 10yrs exp. tem-
porary or full time. reliable
responsible 941-737-3102
CHRISTIAN LADY caregiver
available. Excellent references.
941496-8844
CIVIL ENG. Isp. 10 yrs exp, proj
mgt, MOT cert, all ROW work,
water/sewer/stmwtr941-627-0977
CLUB DJ w/ 15+ years 4 hire
941-564-8671-
D.j. MicroGroove
CNA FOR private residence. Live
in/out.772-559-9888
CNA WITH Long/Short term care
exp. for Hire M-Sun PT/Nights
Call Tammy at 941-697-2978
CNA, FL LIC exc. refs.
DAYS or NIGHTS REASONABLE
CALL PATRICIA 941-587-8423


COMPUTER OPER. 24YRS EXP
AS/400, MAINFRAME,941-484-
5550, frankkarena@juno.com
COOKING, CAREGIVER, house-
keeping, driver, desperate:
Angie 941-623-5326
CSR/TELEMARKETER LOOK-
ING for full/part time work.
Please call 941-268-0188.
CUSTODIAN WITH 15 yrs exp.
Day position Venice Eng or PC
941475-7218


I POSITION/
JOB WANTED
114 2120

CUSTOMER SERVICE, 35 years
experience,top service advisor
Ford in N.Y- 941-764-9169
DESIGN MGR/Opt. Sales, High-
ly exp seeks psn w/Residentl
Home Bldr Wendy 941-235-1602
Driver with Class B License
P endorsement Clean Record
FT or PT 941-661-6138
DRIVER- YOUR VEHICLE/ ANY-
TIME- ANYWHERE. 941-625-2809
DRYWALL EXP in all phases. lic
& ins call mike 941-460-3456
ELECTRICIAN, 10 years exp.
Install/Repair/Service.
Reasonable. 941416-4204
EQUIPMENT OPERATE, labor-
er looking for any kind of work.
941-467-4751
EXEC. ASSIST/ Personal Assist.
Excellent skills and references,
mindydoraz@yahoo.com
EXECUTIVE MOM seeks PT/FT
work. Strong work ethic. Please
call Rachel 941-286-9546
EXP GENERAL MAINT. Plumb,
elect, paint, etc
$15/hr 941-629-7999
EXP. LEGAL Asst seeks local
position. pgaravalia@gmail.com
or 618-694-7885
EXP. PAINTER Exc. Work
$15/hr (A Veteran) Insured
941-629-7999
EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER
needs PT housekeeping position,
Englewood area. 941-474-1340
FLOORING, ALL types. 20 yrs
experience. Licensed and ins.
941-467-5451 or 941-662-0726
FRENCH TEACHER FOR HIRE:
$34/hr. Grades K-12/Adult. Call:
941-928-1001.
FRONT OFFICE receptionist
seeking pt/ft position profession-
al firm. several years exp. local
law office. excellent refs. 941-
268-6408
GARDENER WILL do weeding
pruning, cleaning, errands, ect.
941-681-2918
GRAPHIC DESIGN / Pressman /
Customer Service 12 years exp.
Nick 256-303-4707
GREAT COOK- Meticulous clean-
er. Bookkeeping also avail. Venice
941-416-5705
HANDYMAN AVAILABLE, MAIN-
TENANCE, READY TO WORK, PC
941-6132199
HANDYMAN NO JOB TOO
SMALL ANYTHING YOU WANT
DONE 40 YRS EXP 941-626-9900
HANDYMAN, NO job too small
or too big- Roger 941-204-8650
HONEY DO LIST please let me
help you paint, clean etc. call
Mike PG/PC 941-979-2722
HOUSE & Pet Sitting Service
Maintain your pool, lawn, plants,
trees and more! (941) 276-7070
HOUSE CLEANING and more,
just ask, call nida, 941-916-2259
HUBBY FOR Hire! Call for all your
handyman needs.(941)-627-0977
INSURANCE CSR w/440 look-
ing for work! Email
Buccarrie@yahoo.com
JAMES, 15 years EXP in Paint-
ing, Drywall and Handyman
941-268-4596
LICENSED CARPENTER TRIM
DOORS WINDOWS REMODEL ETC
25YR EXP 941-391-0992
LICENSED TREE and Lawn care
team. reasonable prices. 941-
276-3925

LOOKING FOR EVENING &
WEEKEND WORK account-
ing, bookeeping, payroll, sec-
retarial. 20 yrs. experience.
863-512-3304. Also experi-
enced bartender, cashier and
hostess, 25 yrs. experience.

LOOKING FOR EVENING
WEEKEND WORK account-
ing, bookeeping, payroll, sec-
retarial. 20 yrs. of experience.
863-512-9123. Also experi-
enced bartender, cashier andl
hostess, 25 years.

LOOKING FOR PART TIME
WORK Over 20 yrs experience
in the clerical field. Great employ-
ment record Call 863439-1122
MAINT TECH -plumb, elect,
HVAC, carp, irrg, tools
dependable 941-441-5519
MASTER TECHNICIAN 21YRS
Auto, deisel, electric vechical
941-204-1602
MATURE ADULT will care for
elderly or children, cook, clean,
shop. 941-347-7508
MORTGAGE CLOSER seeks
employment! 17 years exp.
w/strong work ethic 941-286-9546
MULTI SKILLED Drug Free
Non smoking male needs work
941-286-5555 Shawn
NEED WORK, cook, walk dog,
run errands, wash car
Ed 941-375-1395
OFFICE MGR/BOOKKEEPER/HR
extensive in computers. Ven/Eng
area. karete@excite.com


P/T TUTORING, Babysitting-
A.A. degree, pursuing B.S. in
Elem. Ed. Jessica 941-564-8691
PAINTER / TRIM carpenter, all
tools & equipment, please call
lou 941 465-0674
PAINTER, EXPERIENCED,
Please Hire, need to work, small
jobs. (941)-286-1368
PHARMACY CERT. Technician
Call BOB, 941412-8602
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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, look-
ing for other work,
boehme86@yahoo.com
PLUMBER, SINKS, water
heaters, faucets, re-pipes,
941-916-2259
PRIVATE DUTY DRIVER TRANS-
PORTATION WANT WORK PC 941-
6132199
PT WORK wanted, Port Char-
lotte; Retail etc. Call Shawn
941-3474687.
RESCREENING. VET. with
17 yrs. experience. Call Dennis
941-6973613
RETIRED NURSE looking for
work as caregiver. Over 30 years
exp.w/the elderly. 941-468-5277
SALES/ACCOUNT REP. Smart
worker, proven results. No MLM.
239-220-3999
SECURITY GUARD, Mature, male
w/lic & exp. Avail. Imm. Clean
background! 941-698-9904
STONE MASON 28yrs exp.
Veneer, Walls, fireplace & water-
falls 941-623-3380
STU W FORMER OFFICE SUPPLY
NEEDS A JOB! CALL ME:
941-743-7947 / 941-268-4582
TILE/MARBLE INSTALLER 30+
YRS EXP NEEDS WORK CALL
941-350-9266
TRACTOR AND 32 Ft dump Trail-
er Looking For Work Can Haul 25
Tons Call 941-979-2365
TRUCK DRIVER, CLASS A
CDL, clean record, tanker
endorsement, long distance or
team if needed. Call Lewis 863-
259-7051.
TRUCK DRIVER, full or p/t, local
or long distance, 30 yrs. experi-
ence. Clean record. Class A. Tank
endorsement. Call Ron 678-1727
WEEDS PULLED- PT.CH. AREA/
941-625-2809
WELDER PIPE, Plate. Certified.
20 years experience.
941-276-6024
WELDER 8 years, d1.1 struc-
turally certified, all processes
william wood @443-957-5286
WOMAN CARPENTER NEEDS
WORK! Carpentry, Remodeling,
Tiles 941-661-7317
YOUNG MOTHER of 2 with dis-
abled husband looking for any
kind of job 239-440-0045 katie


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MISS FYNNE
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3060

CNA CLASS 2 WEEK $300
CNA Refresher course $125
SPECIAL Books Included. State
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TALLADEGA 500 NOV.1 (4)
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KEYS FOUND: KEYS FOUND
WITH LEATHER KEY CHAIN
ON COPIAPO & DEEP CREEK, IN
DEEP CREEK 941-276-5278
LOST CAT. Has no tail. Grey
tabby. Laurel Rd & Sorrento
Woods sub area. PLEASE Call
941-484-9218
LOST CAT: Beautiful, calico
spade, female, pink collar, name
"Guss" or "Gussie" went missing
during storm on Friday, 8/21
Nurbmberg Blvd, Deep Creek.
Praying for her safe return. Call
941-613-5954.
LOST CAT: Black, white, &
orange, skinny, female, worn
brown leather collar, does not like
to be touched below her hips,
possible skin condition, "Cringle,
Cringle" lost in the Charlee and
Burnt Store Road area. 941-787-
0600
LOST: BLACK DUFFLE BAG
AROUND ROTONDA WEST
AREA/PLACIDA RD. FILLED
WITH MICROPHONES, SPEAK-
ER CORDS, ETC... IT FELL OFF
MY TRUCK! PLEASE HELP!
REWARD 941-473-8951

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4010

VENICE: 1,500 SF turnkey coin
laundry. Rare opportunity in
bustling center. Commodore Real-
ty, Inc. 941-485-6246


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BUSINESS SERVICES

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may be required by the City
and/or County. Please call the
appropriate occupational licens-
ing bureau to verify.

I CHILD/ADULT CARE



ALL CHILDCARE
FACILITIES MUST INCLUDE,
WITH ADVERTISEMENT,
STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY
LICENSE NUMBER.
CNA AVAILABLE for private duty
home care. Expd, caring & lic. Cur-
rent local refs. 941475-7503 Susan
FLORIDA STATE LAW requires
all child care centers and day
care businesses to register with
the State of Florida. The Sun
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accept advertising which is in
violation of the law.

COMPUTER SERVICE



*1A+ COMPUTER REPAIR &
lUTOR... IM YOUR HONE
Reasonable & Prompt!
Sr. Disc. 941-615-7888
MOBILE COMPUTER repairs,
virus removal. Flat rate. Free PU
& del. Prompt! (941)-743-9787


I C DOMESTIC
CLEANING SERVICES
5060

CHERYL'S CLEANING Exc. ref.
of 30 years & reasonable rates.
941-426-8401, 941-961-8598.
FLORIDA'S BEST CLEANING
SERVICE, great rates. Res &
Comm. ALL AREAS 941-681-1070


CLEANING SERVICES
Z 5060


HOUSES, APTS., OFFICES. Any-
time, Anywhere! Also Yard Work.
941467-2954 Ref. Lic.#176566


IMPROVEMENT
5100


BILL JACOBSEN Concrete Ser-
vices. Concrete or Pavers,
Patios, Sceenrooms, Driveways,
Sidewalks 941-391-0694
BILL'S HANDYMAN Service
Ceiling fans, lights, faucets,
clogged drains, toilets, small
jobs, etc. 941-661-8585
CARPENTER, INC. One call
does it all. Lic & ins
#RR0067689. 941-627-0657.
CERAMIC TILE installed from
$1 per sq ft. AND
Wood Flooring installed from
$1.50 per sq ft
Call now! 941-769-TILE.
DAN THE HANDYMAN
Bath rm & kitchen remodels
Painting, Carpentry, Anything?
941-697-1642
DAVE'S HANDYMAN
Honest, Knowledgeable & Reli-
able. Call for all your needs, Small
or Large. 941-628-8326 Lic./Ins.
ED'S "HONEY-DO" REPAIR. No
job too small. Reasonable rates.
Exc. references. 941-961-8447.
Michael's Home Repair
Painting, Pressure
Washing. Miscellaneous
Repairs. Licensed.
Insured. References.
863-285-9300.
QUALITY DECKS
Enhance the look & Value of
your investment. Quality work
@ great prices. 941-375-1103

LAWN/GARDEN
& TREE
L: 5110



AALL PRO LAWN CARE
SNow accepting new accts.
Nokomis, Ven & Island. Lic & Ins.
For exc. lawn care Call 488446j

ALL STAR LAWN CARE
Now accepting new accounts
Charlotte & Sarasota. For
complete customer satisfaction
call 941- 623-7722
AN OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE
may be required by the City
and/or County. Please call the
appropriate occupational licens-
ing bureau to verify
C.W. Haberlnc.
Lawn maintenance
Property Preservation
*Online photo service with invoice
Now accepting new accounts
941-505-2441 Lic.& insured
EDDIE'S LAWN SERVICE
Cust. satisfaction 1st priority.
Lowest rates GUARANTEED. All
new equip. Lic/Ins 941-467-2712
LITTLE JOHNS TREE & LAWN
SERVICE
Venice area
(941)-493-6022
SANDEFUR'S TREE TRIMMING
LANDSCAPING,
PRESSURE CLEANING &
MORE. 941-484-6042

MOVING/HAULING




HAULING Yard & Constr
Waste. Garage Clean Out. Trash.
Call Carlton,
564-6049 OR 914-2249

I PAINTING/
WALLPAPERING
%ft,.- 5140 ^w


ACT NOW FOR AMAZING
BANG FOR YOUR BUCK!
Low odor paint avail. Call Al 941-
468-2660. Lic#AAA00101266
25+ Yrs exp. Former Firefighter


BEST PRICE FOR QUALITY JOB!
Best Coast Painting
ResidentiaVCommercial
Handyman services also!
Visa/mc/disc accepted
941-815-8184 AAA00101254

|I PLUMBING



THINK PLUMBERS are too
high? Give me a try! Retired mas-
ter plumber. Lic. RF11067393
Ross (941)-2044286


I ROOFING
5185


C.W. HABER,INC.
Roofing and Remodeling
Full service contractor
Repair service Free estimates
941-505-2441 Lic/ Ins.
BETTER'S ROOFING.
Specializing in Re-Roofing
& Repairs #CCC1325663
(941)-815-8633


6000
V V V


MERCHANDISE

GARAGE SALES


6001
6002
6003
6004
6005
6006
6007
6008
6009
6010
6011
6012
6015
6020


Arcadia
Englewood
Lake Suzy
Nokomis
North Port
Port Charlotte/Deep
Creek
Punta Gorda
Rotonda
Sarasota
South Venice
Venice
Out Of Area
Flea Market
Auctions
MERCHANDISE


6025 Arts & Crafts
6027 Dolls
6030 Household
Goods
6035 Furniture
6038 Electronics
6040 TV/Stereo/Radio
6060 Computer Equip
6065 Clothing/Jewelry/
Accessories
6070 Antiques &
Collectibles
6075 Fruits/Veges
6090 Musical
6095 Medical
6100 Health/Beauty
6110 Trees & Plants
6120 Baby Items
6125 Golf Accessories
6128 Exercise/Fitness
6130 Sporting Goods
6131 Firearms
6132 Firearm Accessories
6135 Bikes/Trikes
6138 Toys
6140 Photography/Video
6145 Pool/Spa & Supplies
6160 Lawn & Garden
6165 Storage Sheds/
Buildings
6170 Building Supplies
6180 Heavy Constr.
Equipment
6190 Tools/Machinery
6220 Office/Business Equip
& Supplies
6225 Restaurant Supplies
6250 Appliances
6260 Misc. Merchandise
6270 Wanted to Buy or Trade


GARAGE SALES



D-WED ONLY 8-? 371 North
Oxford Dr. Furniture, sporting
equipment, fish tank, fishing gear,
paintings, household, & more.


GARAGE SALES



FRI. 9-3, 209 Charles Dr.
Kids toys new in box,
clothes, exercise equip., home
decor, kitchen, misc.

NORTH PORT
GARAGE SALES
L ,6005


F-FRI.&SAT. 9-3,
3363 Atwater Dr. Fishing
gear, mens/womens clothes,
nick nacks, range hood, etc.

IPT. CHARLOTTE/DEEP
CREEK GARAGE SALES
6006


THURS., 8/27, SUN., TUE &
THURS. 9/3, 9am-lpm at the
Adventist Comm Serv Thrift Store,
2036 Loveland Blvd PC 6290398.
1/2 PRICE SALE Funds used to help
needy of Charlotte County

|PUNTA GORDA
GARAGE SALES



D-FRI & SAT. SEPT 4 & 5
8AM DOOR Opens. 552
MADRID BLVD. PUNTA
GORDA. MOVING SALE!
EVERYTHING MUST GO! ALL
ARE WELCOME TO COME IN,

I VENICE AREA
GARAGE SALES
L 0 6011


D-SAT 8-3 649 Michigan Dr N
Tools, Electronics, Book, lots
of misc.
D-iSAT 8-2 Mon 8-?
872 Morgan Towne Way.
Lots of Plush, Household goods,
Clothing.

FLEA MARKET
4:: 6015


4175 FLEA Market Expanding.
New section now open! $200/mo
10X10 retail booth incl elect & wi-fi.
US 41 S of Punta Groda at Tribune
Blvd. Call Sheila during market
hours M-TH 10-5 941-505-8237
INDOOR GEM Mining $5 Buck-
ets. Rt 41 just S.of Tuckers Grade
in PG 941-234-8457 Thurs- Sat.






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AUCTIONS
6020


VISIT THE VENICE AUCTION
EVERY THURSDAY AT 5:00PM
601 SPUR ST.
see our website for pictures
VeniceAuction.com
941-485-4964 JOE LAR-
AVIERE AB2444 AU3066
10% BP

ARTS AND CRAFTS



ART 4'X5'CANVIS OIL
Bird of Paradise pastel
$95 941-637-4613
PROVOCRAFT YUDU book
binder, laminator machine. Brand
New! $50.00 !!!!SOLD!!!!
PROVOCRAFT YUDU creative
screen printing machine.
$115.00 !!!! SOLD!!!!

|DDOLLS
6027 S


LITTLE MISS REVLON doll from
the 50's. w/ orig. box. like bar-
bie.$175. 941-235-2203.

HOUSEHOLD GOODS



AIR PURIFIER Secure Air 1200
UV-C, for Ig.room kills flu virus
NEW $50 941-882-8149
BANNER, ARMY "Welcome
Home DAVE" vinyl 2' x 8 ft
hangable $20 941-575-9592
BED PROTECTION PADS
32"x28"//$5ea 941-575-4290
BOOKS COOKING (18) $3 each
or $30 for all. 941-475-3089
BOOKS, TIME-LIFE SET
LEATHER "The Indians"The Old
West$50. 941475-3089
BOWLS, MIXING BOWLS PYREX
SET OF 4 assorted sizes BRAND
NEW $10. 941-882-8149
CARPET, 2 pieces of brand new
blue 10' 10" x 10' 2" & 13' 6" x
11' 6" $50 ea call 941-627-6542
CEILING FAN 52"white very nice
w/frosted dome light $75 941-
626-3102
COFFEE MAKER, 4 cup, in
good cond. $4. 941-423-2585.
COFFEE MAKER, Braun 4 cup
coffee maker in good cond. $4.
941423-2585.


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COMFORTER, KING / SKIRT, 3
SETS DRAPES DK GREEN/GOLD
$150.00 941-493-8258

CURTAINS, ARCHED 3'X6'W
rods+sheers 78x84 blue+off
white $40 OBO 330-281-8926

DINNERWARE CORELLE 20 PC
set "Chutney" pattern NEW
IN BOX $30 941-882-8149

FAUCET, DELTA brushed nickel
bath tub faucet. NEW in pkg. $15
(941)639-1517

FOOD PROCESSOR "Ultimate
Chopper" BRAND NEW IN BOX
UNUSED $50 941-882-8149

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JACK DANIELS WOODEN wall
hanging. $25. 941-475-3089

JUICE EXTRACTOR, GE 450
WATT Motor, used once in box
for $25. 941-474-3592

KNIFE SET in wood box works as
cutting board like new $15
941-882-8149

KNIVES MIRACLE BLADE III
set, NEW IN PKG. As Seen On TV
$15 941-882-8149

KNIVES STAINLESS STEEL
ASSORTED SIZES (6) NEW
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PATIO TABLE 38" round, beige
metal, tempered glass top $25
941-661-8670
SHAMS, 2 brand new in pkg liz
claiborne plum color pillow shams
$5 call 941-627-6542
SILK PALM TREES (2) 7 1/2 ft
tall $75.00 each OBO 941-697-
8457
SNOW CONE MAKER RIVAL
BRAND NEW IN BOX $11
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TOASTER GE 4 slice chrome
finish, does bagels. NEW
$17 941-882-8149
WALL MURAL of geography 3
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WOK CIRCULON 14" stove top
or oven use. BRAND NEW $25
941-882-8149

| FURNITURE
4:Z6035


A FURNITURE SHOPPE M-F 10-4
1552 S. McCall Rd., Engl. Selling
Quality Used Furn. 941-473-1986
BAR STOOLS 26 INCH high (4)
black/charcoal metalframe gold
seats $260. 941475-3089
BAR STOOLS, 2 heavy wood
swivel capt bar stools $70.00
!!! SOLD!!!!
BAR, LIGHTED, bottom storage,
light wood, with all glasses,
$135. (941)497-3753
BATH VANITY $295 obo
Bath Vanity $195 obo
941-661-0883
BED Mattress/Box. New will sell
$100. Local 941-629-5550 or 941-
456-5555.
BED KING 6 draws +, $100;
Armoire Solid oak 2 shelves + 4
draws. $75 (941)-423-7017
BED, LEXINGTON LIZ CLAI-
BORNE Queen size bed -head-
board, siderails, footboard. Like
New. $500 OBO 941-637-6418
BED, TWIN Adjustable Bed w/
Memory Foam Mattress, X-long,
$225 OBO 417-225-0383
BED, TWIN, CRAFTMATIC
adjustable $80. OBO (330)281-
3314 off Collingswood
BED, QUEEN Mattress and Box.
Brand New will sell $175. Local
941-629-5550 or 941-456-5555.
Also have KING.
BEDROOM SET Full/Qn.
White cottage, No matt. good
cond. $175. **SOLD**
BEDROOM SET full, wicker,
dresser mirror, night stand
$400.00 941-380-1311
BEDROOM SET, 5 pc WHITE w/
TWIN TRUNDLE BED LIKE NEW
$400.00 941-624-6381
BEDROOM SET, dresser, 2
nightstands, armoire, king size
bed $150.00 941474-9588


BRAND NEW- (3) 30" Barstools;
(2) TV Consoles 52" & 60"; (2)
Rugs 8X10 & 8X11. Great Cond.
Glider rocker w ottoman; file cab-
inet; Beautiful Maple linen cabinet
w glass doors; Framed artwork.
MOVING MUST SELL!! 941-347-
7360 or 941-894-9090


I FURNITURE
L ^ Z6035


BUFFET. GLASS/ wrought iron.
4'2"X18". $50. 941-468-4343
BUNK BED tubuler steel dou-
ble/bottom, single/top mattress-
es $300 941-661-8670
CHAIR, DESK CHAIR BLACK
Leather. Excell.condition $50.00
941475-3089
CHAIR, DESK CHAIR, HI BACK
EXEC, ROLLING $40
941-554-2140
CHAIRS Set of 4 Leather
Chairs. Nice. $60
941-224-6031
CHINA CLOSET, Wood $100
Call 941-743-6232
COFFEE & END TABLE stone
base w/ dolphin design & beveled
glass top $75; RATTAN DINING
SET w/ 39x61 Beveled glass top
& 4 chairs. Very nice $125. (941)-
235-0788
COFFEE TABLE, DARK wood,
.50x30. 3 doors in side. ex.
cond. $65. 941-235-2203.
COFFEE TABLE. 4'2"x2'4" glass
/ wrought iron $50
941468-4343
COUCH SECTIONAL w/recliners
light brown microfiber $150.00
941474-9588
DESK FOR COMPUTER has
drawer & cabinet, excellent cond
$80. 941-475-3089
DESK, COMPUTER Desk Deluxe
inc.hutch w/monitor platform
$100. 941493-0623
DINING ROOM SET, Table, 5
chairs, hutch. Dark wood. $300.
(941)-235-1062
DINING ROOM SET Broyhill glass
top table 64x44, 6 chairs, server
NICE $125 OBO 941-661-2452
DINING ROOM table with 4
wood chairs $50 (941)-460-1527
DINING SET & Hutch, Honey
Pine, 6 chairs-2 w arms, 40"X66"
w leaf. $325sold sold
DINING TABLE padding 43"X94"
comes in 4 pieces $25.00
941 627 6780
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 3 pc.
White washed wood w glass shelves
& lighting. $800 941475-7503
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
blond, $25.00 OBO 941-875-
9296
ENTERTAINMENT CTR EX COD
Lt oak corner unit glass
doors $95 941-6374613
GLASS TOP only for coffee table
beveled edge 45% corners nice
24x54 $35 941-626-3102


I FURNITURE |
L aZ6035


HEADBOARD, TWIN, NEW CON-
DITION, off white $40 OBO
(330)281-3314
JEWELRY CHEST, cherry, 4ft.
high.8 drawers, doors. ex.cond.
$125. obo. 941-235-2203.
KITCHEN TABLE set, glass top,
4 roller chairs in / outdoor
$100.00 941-380-1311
LAMP, COWBOY LAMP FOR
table one of a kind $50.
941-475-3089
LANAI FURNITURE, (teal), Manu-
factured by Telescope, 48" and
40" round tables, 4 sling chairs, 2
sling swivels, 2 sling lounges with
pads and sun shades, exc. cond.
All for $850 obo. (941)485-9009
LANAI SET, table, 4 chairs,
lounge, custom made cushions.
White. $210. (941)-497-3753
LOVE SEAT WHITE brocade,
excellent condition, $150.00
941-575-6567
LOVE SEAT, micro fabric, $125;
dinette table, 4 chairs $125; TV
cabinet w 2 drawers $65; Tall
Bookcase $50. All in exc. cond.
(941)-493-3226
LOVESEAT MUTED floral print-
$175- 941-505-2284
MAGAZINE RACK WITH LIGHT
lite oak 31" high 16"x22" $20.00
941-627-6780
MATTRESS & BOXSPRING,
QUEEN SIZE, $50.
941-493-1405
MIRROR, DRESSING / GOLD
FRAME / 3-SECTION / WALL-
MOUNTED $30 941-627-9736
PAPASAN CHAIR, Pier One, dark
wood, off-white plush cusion. Like
new. $75 941-204-0339
QN SET. includes headboard w
lighted mirror, dual cabinets & night-
stands, dresser w/mirror. Ex.cond.
$500 firm 941475-7503
RECLINER EMERALD GREEN
very comfortable. $110.00
941-447-2134
ROCKER, VICTORIA ladies
small rocker oak no arms $65.
941-286-1170
ROCKER/RECLINER GOLFER
PATTERN green comfort-
able$120.00 941-447-2134
SLEEPER (QUEEN) sofa $250
o.b.o. (2) wing back chairs $50
ea or o.b.o. 941-629-4278
SOFA, 7FT FLORAL SOFA w/5
pillows, beautiful colors, like new
cond. $250. 941-235-2203
SOFABED, QUEEN, like new
linen color w/muted stripes 68"
long $225. 941484-4759


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TABLE & CHAIRS Folding 3
piece w/all weather covers $50.
941493-0623
TABLE, END TABLE, GLASS
TOP, MOTORCYCLE BASE $100
941-554-2140
TABLE, ETHAN ALLEN 48"
pedestal dining tabl. $450 Almost
new! (941)639-1517 A DEAL!
TABLE, HI Top butcher block
wood table w 5 chairs & leaf
$300 (941)-662-0186
TABLE, PATIO FIBERGLASS
WICKER GLASS TOP 4 CHAIRS
EXC CON $475 941-743-9661
TABLE, WHITE WASH DIN.
TABLE 44X68 W 4 BEAUT. UPH.
CHAIRS. $100 941-375-8324
TABLES, 2 ANTIQUE TABLES
With DRAWER DARK WOOD
$35.00 each 941-627-6780
TABLES, LIVING ROOM COFFEE,
2 end & sofa tables, glass & solid
wood $90 941-763-9289
TABLES, SLATE TOP end tables
(2) LANE $50 for both.
(941) 661-1308
WATERBED, QUEEN, white
frame, rails, mattress, pedestal,
& heater, $90 (941)-276-5245
WINE RACK brown wrought
iron,holds 18 bottles glass top
$50 941-234-7966

ELECTRONICS
LW ^ 6038


CAMERA, COLOR SECURITY,
NIGHT vision,& built in mic. still in
box $50 941-743-7184
KARAOKE MACHINE, WON IN
CONTEST NEVER USED EXC GIFT
$200 OBO 941-743-9661
METAL DETECTOR- DISCOVERY
2000 EX COND, HEADPHONE
JACK $25.000 941-624 5889
NINTENDO 64, 1 GAME, EXC
COND COMPLETE SETUP $50.00
941-624 5889
PHONE SYSTEM, Panasonic
DBS Comm. 35 phones & recep-
tion console $200 941-575-6154
PLAYSTATION, SONY, 2 SLIM +
38 GAMES+ GUITAR HERO $150
CALL JASON 941456-0346
PORTABLE READER, SONY,
SYSTEM PRS-505 $185.00 CALL
941475-4629
PS3, 40GB, 2 games, controller.
$250. 320-290-4403
TYPEWRITER, BROTHER
AX250 ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER
$25.00 941-624-5889

STV/STEREO/RADIO



ANTENNA, C/B WHIP ANTENA
STAINLEES REAL LONG $25
941-626-3102
BLACKBERRY 8830 world ed.
Verizon- $125- as new
-941-564-8671- DJ
CB RADIO, PORTABLE w/ mag-
netic ant. never used plugs into
cig. lighter $40 941-743-7184
DIGITAL TV CONVERTER box
NEW ORIG 60.00 $40.00
941447-2134

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MEGAPHONE NEW Radio Shack
w/ batteries. Speak or plays differ-
ent song clips. $30. 941423-2585.
SPEAKERS, BOSE CINEMATE
2.1 Don DeeJay Brand New-
$325 941-564-8671
STEREO, SONY MINI HI-FI com-
ponent system with remote con-
tol $50. 941-763-9289
TV 22" Toshiba w/remote
exc. condition $55
941484-7077
TV SAMSUNG 50" DLP 5yrs old.
Good condition.
$400. 941-5054211
TV'S, 20" COLOR,SYLVANIA &
Phillips,W/REMOTE,$40. EACH
941-627-9736
TV, 20 INCH SYLVANIA flat
screen flat panel tv $150 o.b.o
941-296-5162
TV, 27" TV Toshiba, remote
included, low hours, $75
941-321-5171
TV, 60" SONY FLAT screen floor
model TV $499 (941)268-1110


TV, COLOR W/REMOTE, 20"
SYLVANIA & PHILLIPS, $40.00
EACH 941-627-9736
TV, SAMSUNG 47" 1080i pro-
jection TV like new $275
941423-8988
TV, TOSHIBA- 44 wide X 25 high
screen, Exc. Cond. on wheels -
$400 941-916-0472
TV, VIZIO 26" LCD in box
with manuals. 1 year old.
$250. 941-697-7634


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I EQUIPMENT



COMPUTER, DESKTOP comp.
Emachine 90gb hd Ig memory
$50.00 941-474-9588
DAVE IN-HOUSE-OFFICE com-
puter repair, set-up Serving Char
lotte Co. 10+ yrs 941-629-6337
DELL DESK TOP w/ HP Laser
Jet. Complete office. Wide screen
monitor. $500. (941)-347-7471
DESK ROLL TOP COMPUTER
OAK, LOCKS HOLDS TOWER LIKE
NEW $350 941-743-9661
DESK, 60X30. EXTENDS to "L"
shape, 46x20, w/file drawers -
$125/obo 941-423-3739
DESK, LARGE computer desk
$30.00 corner shaped
941-474-9588
FILE CABINET, LATERAL FILE
CABINET 2 drawer. 36x20. Wal-
nut Finish $50 941 423-3739
LAPTOP, DELL XPS 1340, duo
core 2.27, 300 gb hd, 4gb ram
64 bit $499. 941-763-9289
LAPTOP, DELL, XP, Office, WiFi,
like new. $170. 941-204-0824
LAPTOP, HP NOTEBOOK 2005
w/case & sm printer used little
$200.00 941-697-8457
MAT, CHAIR mat smooth bottom
$15.00 cash englewood
941-286-1170
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all-in-one, does it all, ex cond.
$99. 941-763-9289
SCANNER HP VERTICAL see
through glass new in box $35.00
941-697-8457
SCANNER, FLATBED scanner,
old but LN. Needs current driver
$20. 941-625-4456

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BRACELET, LADIES sterling sil-
ver herringbone bracelet $15.
941-423-2585
Country Antique Show
September 7th, 10am-2pm
Arbor Banquet Hall
Downtown Arcadia
863-494-9311
COWBOY BOOTS MENS BLACK
SZ10 JUST LIKE NEW PD OVER
$100. SELL $40. 941-268-9029
DRESS, WEDDING DRESS SZ 6,
BOXED WHITE, BEADED, NEVER
WORN $150.00 941-493-8258
EARRINGS, PAIR of heart
shaped earings. 1/2gr tw 14k.
$18. 941423-2585.
HAT, GREEN hat with mosquito
netting all around it. $10.
941-423-2585.
HIKING BOOTS Ecco Gore-
Tex waterproof Sz 12 Mens
NEW $100 941-882-8149
JEANS MEN'S Wrangler NEW
36 X 30 (10)blue (2) blk
stretch $11 ea 941-882-8149
JOGGING SUIT Men's Large
by Starter, navy, BRAND
NEW w/tags $18 941-882-8149
LEATHER JACKET Ladies, black
lamb skin, (L), & MENS Black,
leather, Jacket Size 48 XLong
$50/ea. (941)-493-2641
LONG UNDERWEAR Mens large
Henley top & bottom sets
4 @ $3 set. 941-882-8149
PANTS "TEAR AWAY" for work
outs. Mens Med Black
BRAND NEW $7. 941-882-8149
PANTS MEN'S Khakis BRAND
NEW 36 X 30 brushed black
flat front (4)$7 ea 941-882-8149
PANTS, MENS designer pants 5
pair $50 or $15 a piece 2 silk call
941-527-7666
SHOES ECCO CITY WALKERS
BRAND NEW SZ 12, BLACK
LEATHER $90 941-882-8149
SHOES, LADIES Easy Spirit
Comfort casual BIk Sz 7 1/2- Like
New $15.00 443-621-7428 PG
SKIRT, EDDIE Bauer sz 10 jean
skirt nice $5 call 941-627-6542
SNEAKERS ADIDAS "Winter
Trainer" BRAND NEW MENS SZ
12 $48 941-882-8149
SNEAKERS MEN'S REEBOK


DMX MAX, black, laces Sz 12M
BRAND NEW $25 941-882-8149
SWEATPANTS MEN'S JERZEES
black & navy, large NEW 8 @ $4
ea 941-882-8149
TENNIS BRACELET, beautiful 2
ct & 2 ct. Heart Pendant, $550
each. Call 941-268-9029.
WATCH, NEW watch with
Obama on face rhinestones
around edge $15. 941-423-2585


I ANTIQUES
COLLECTIBLES



US 17 ANTIQUE MALL 5260
Duncan Rd. (US17) 941- 347-
8044 M -S 10- 4, Sun. 11-4
CASH FOR WWI, WWII, Korean,
Vietnam, German, Japanese
Military swords, daggars,
uniforms metals and old guns.
Dom (941)-416-3280
SPOONS, 1939 NY World's Fair
12 silverplate spoons orig. box.
$175. 941-639-1517
HUMMEL (2) plates. 1972 and
1980 excellent condition,$20 for
all. 941-423-2585.
WATCH, HAMPDEN GF pendant
watch approx. 100 yrs. old
4U2FIX. $25. 941-423-2585.
DEPT 56 Dickens Heritage
Christmas Village, 30 pc. worth
$1300 sell $850 941-255-9012
BOOKS, MOTORS Auto Repair
69/75/78 $9.00ea. AII$25.00
941-875-7990
BOOKS. CHILTON auto repair.
71/73/76/78 $12.ea. all$40.
941-875-7990
CHINA, CROOKSVILLE CHINA
SET, beautiful rose pattern, $70.
941-763-9289
CHINA, CROWN VICTORIA
CHINA. large set, has it all. ex
cond. $80. 941-763-9289
COINS, TWO $5 ROLLS OF ROO-
SEVELT DIMES 1946-1964 $65
EACH. (863)494-3258
TEDDIE COLLECTIBLES,
30 CHERISHEA, $100.
941-493-1405
ALWAYS BUYING
ANTIQUES, ART, SILVER
NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUES
(941) 639 -9338
COIN 1992 UNITED STATES
PROOF SILVER DOLLAR DEEP
CAMEO $40. 941-268-9029
COINS 2007 SILVER PROOF SET
14 COIN SET DEEP CAMEO
BEAUTIFUL $60. 941-268-9029
COINS 1997 MINT SET SUPER
NICE SET $35. 941-268-9029
COINS 1992 SILVER PROOF SET
WITH (ERROR ON CENT!!) RARE ON
PROOF COIN $45. 941-268-9029
PLATES GOLDEN AGE OF SAIL
1981 SET OF 12 $125.00
941-493-3816
BEER STEINS & GROWLER BUD-
WEISER (11) $250.00 FOR ALL
941-493-3816
BAT, 1995 CLEVELAND INDI-
ANS carved collectors bat full
size $100 o.b.o. 941-743-7184

MUSICAL
6090


AMP VOX CAMBRIDGE Reverb
like new $150 OBO Gary 941-
412-0019
BOOKS, PROFESSIONAL
MUSICAL fake books from 1900-
1980's $150 obo 941-412-0019
CD'S 20 MUSIC LATINA CDs.
$2 each. ALL for $30.
TEL: 941-484-9803 (VENICE)
CDS 100 + CDs. $2 each. Jazz,
Country, Classical, Folk
Tel: 941-484-9803 (VENICE)
DRUM MACH. E-MU MP7
$300.941-564-8671
DVD / Quincy Jones Orch / Live
in Europe'60 / $10.00
TEL:941-484-9803 (VENICE)
DVD JOHN COLTRANE
RARE ITEM -$20.00
TEL:941-484-9803 (VENICE)
DVD RANDY Travis Live
2 discs / Like New- $10.00
TEL: 941-484-9803 (VENICE)
DVD RAY PRICE Live at the
RENNAISANCE- $10.00
TEL:941-484-9803 (VENICE)
FLUTE. ANGEL brand. Like new.
$20. 941-423-2585.
GUITAR BAG, gig bag new; for
electric guitar $30.00 OBO call
Gary 941-412-0019
GUITARS- GREAT selection,
most under $300.00, call 941-
764-9169
KEYBOARD TECHNICS SX
KN6000 Little used in home, list
$3795. Sell $995 941-391-6075
KEYBOARD, CASIO CTK 511
KEYBOARD $50 941-505-2284
TONE GENERATOR, YAMAHA
many effects. $150 OBO Gary
941412-0019
TRUMPET, BLESSING B-125
trumpet w/carrying case and
music, $75. 941-423-2585.
VHS "CHEERS"/ 4 tapes with
12 episodes--$10.00
TEL:941-484-9803 (VENICE)
VHS MASH SEASON 3-26
episodes- 3 tapes- $15
TEL:941-484-9803 (VENICE)
VHS MASH Season 4
26 episodes on 3 tapes-$15
TEL:941-484-9803 (VENICE)
VHS TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL
10 Episodes/5 tapes-$15
TEL:941 484-9803 (VENICE)

|I MEDICAL |
L 6095 J


AUTOCLAVE, STEAM, TUT-
TNAUER $495 941-554-2140
C-PAK MACHINE w/carrying
case, good condition, $500 obo.
Call 941-391-5053.
COMMODE, BEDSIDE COM-
MODE, LIKE NEW $20.00 call
941-629-7880
COMPACT COMPRESSOR
Nebulizer System, PulmoNeb,
NIB $25.00 941-416-7906


IMMEDICAL
6095


CPAP, RESPIRONICS "M" Series
Plus C-Flex CPAP Machine
$350.00 Call 941-255-5043
CRAFTMATIC ADJ twin beds (2)
w/ reversible mattresses (firm-
extra firm) Buy both $900- Buy
one $500 o.b.o. 941-629-4278

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HOSPITAL BED, electric, brand
new, used 3 days, $100.
941-493-1405
INVACARE OXYGEN BOTTLE
conserving device brand new in
box $125 941-234-7966
LIFT HARMAR Electric Movility
near new $750. (941)-875-4304
MONITOR, NEW BLOOD PRES-
SURE LIFESOURCE COST NEW
$70. SELL $40. 941-268-9029
POWER CHAIR, JAZZY, Model
1113, never used, $675. (941)-
626-1358
SCOOTER 3 WHEEL LEGDEN
nice cond. $399. (941)-875-
4304
SCOOTER, PRIDE, for handicap,
new approx $1500 sell for $500
needs batteries. (941)-769-4071


MEDICAL
L ^ 6095


WALKER, 4-WHEEL W/ BRAKES
& FOLD UP SEAT. BLACK. LIKE
NEW. $90 OBO. 941-623-5842
WHEELCHAIR LIFT, electric
wheel chair lift works good
$375.00 CALL 941-375-1175
WHEELCHAIR, POWER FREE
for person with need- 941-544-
3661

HEALTH / BEAUTY




AHAVA INVENTORY closeout.
All $499 or separate. Call
Leslie@ 941-661-8117
CHAIR, WHITE Electric Facial
Chair, $375, call 941-258-7074
MASSAGE TABLE, Living Earth
Crafts, 30" Bolster, face cradle,
like new. Also stool w back. New
$895. $300 941-740-7401
PEDISTOOL,GRAY $65.00
Call 941-258-7074
SANITIZER, PROFESSIONAL
elect., Silver w/glass front $125.
(941)-258-7074
SCALE SOEHNLE shows water
weight, muscle mass, body fat.
EXC. $50 941-882-8149

| TREES & PLANTS




JACARANDA & ORCHID trees 4
ft. $7. Seeds & small plants.
941-258-2016


TREES & PLANTS
L Z 6110


VIBURNUM $2.50 & UP. GOOD
FOR PRIVACY HEDGE. PALM
TREES, ALL VARIETIES. POIN-
CIANA TREES 941-232-6835

S BABY ITEMS



BASSINET 5 in 1. Changing bed,
Vibrates, plays music. MUST
SEE.$85 (941)347-1306
DISNEY PIXAR Cars Bed and
Accessories Complete. $50.00
(941)697-1504
PLAY PEN, GRACO, perfect
cond. $49. (941)423-7319

GOLF ACCESSORIES



CLUBS, WILSON Prostaff metal
woods Driver 3 & 5 Graphite R
New Grips $20.00 941-627-6780
GOLF BAG, Soft side golf bag
new & lite kids carry bag $10.00
941-627-6780
GOLF CART, 2002 EZ Go,
lights, high speed chip. $2100.
(941)-587-1859
GOLF CART, 2005, batteries 2
yrs. old., rain curtains, fan, very
clean, asking $2500. Call Day or
Night, 863-990-9365
GOLF CLUBS- WILSON GEAR
Effect, 2-9 irons S400 shafts
$150 941-623-3380
PUTTER. OPUS 21 PURE D
FLITE Malet used steel shaft new
grip $20.00 941-627-6780


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GOLF ACCESSORIES



ROCKER/RECLINER GOLFER
PATTERN chair orig 600. $120.
sleep in 941-743-7696
WOODS, ADAMS RPM Driver +
3, 5 woods, covers, hardly used.
$150 for all 3. (941) 661-1308.

I EXERCISE/
/ FITNESS



AB LOUNGE SPORT, LIKE NEW,
PUNTA GORDA $50.00 941-575-
6567
AB SCISSORS ULTRA, BODY BY
JAKE, 3 MIN WORKOUT $100
941-554-2140
ELIPTICAL, PRO-FORM FOLD
Away, 10 programs, ekg, digital,
fan $200.00 941-214-8777
EXERCISE BIKE, Stamina bike
$25.00 !!!! SOLD in 1st 3 Hours !!!
EXERCISE MAT, tumble mat 4 x
8 vgc $15.00 941-286-1170
EXERCISER, AIR GLIDER, man-
ual, with everything, $20. (941)-
497-3753
GAZELL MAX UPPER & LOWER
BODY machine, cost $300 nice
$50 941-234-7966
TREADMILL PRO-FORM X-LONG
DIGITAL PROGRAMS, EKG GRIP
INCLINE $250 941-743-9661

SPORTING GOODS



BEDS, INFLATABLE BEDS 1
Queen 1 twin. both for $45.00
941-697-8457
CARD, 1954 TOPPS TED
Williams Card exc cond #250,
$300 941-391-4948
CASTING ROD LOOMIS GLX
6'6" MH as new
$200.00 firm 941-639-9134
DART BOARD, HALEX SOFTECH
ELECTRONIC Dart Board with
cabinet for $20. 941-474-3592
FISH-N POLES, 8, $60 for all
941 626 3102
FISHING ROD STAR 35H 8ft W
Penn Senator 6/0 reel $150
941-623-3380
GOCART, YERFDOG 3203
gocart, 6.5hp, good condition
350 obo 941-268-7379
Pinball Machine, newer style
$650 also Juke Box not working
$100 (863)-558-0198
POKER PLAYERS
WANTED HOLD-EM
VENICE AREA 504-8893
REFRIGERATOR, COLEMAN
SMALL REFRIGERATOR for $50.
941474-3592
SOFT BALL Glove WILSON 13'
all leather brand new $20.00
941-697-8457
SPINNING ROD, LOOMIS IMX,
7'6"MH,as new $170.00
941-639-9134
WAKE BOARD for boating
$40.00 941-697-8457

I FIREARMS
Lwwm::6131


COLT 357 MAGNUM Lawman
MK III, 1 3/8" barrel
$425.00 941-743-5152
Concealed Carry Classes
NRA Certified Pistol Instruc-
tor. 941.882.0656 or email
moses_sea7@yahoo.com

FLORIDA CONCEALED
Weapons Permit Class
(941)697-1885

GLOCK 23 7mags, night sights,
threaded barrel $600/obo (941)-
315-3960
KIMBER COVERT II, .45, factory
CTC grips, Bianchi holster, NIB
$1000. OBO 941-628-5221
M1 CARBINE 30 CAL $500
941-776-0730 WORK
OR 941-480-1826
Ml1 CARBINE with scope and
450 rounds. $1100
239-699-5112
PISTOL, BERETTA 21A,
22 LR, like new, in box, $325.
**SOLD**
RIFLE, COLT LE6940, AR15,
like new, in box. $1500.
**SOLD**
S/A XD 45 Night sights, (3) 13
round clips, $575; 12 Gauge
Pump 18" bar. 150 rounds of
ammo $275. ID required. 941-
214-0025

I FIREARMS
ACCESSORIES
^^ 6132

223 AMMO 55 GR facory load
800 rounds, $400
(941)-6284187
THOMPSON CENTER ENCORE
50 cal. black powder rifle, like
new, Cammo/stainless w/ Nicon
scope,$600/obo. 941-255-0501


I BICYCLES/
S TRICYCLES
Wl 6135

BIKE LADIES RoadMaster 26"
10 speed $25.00 941-625-2779
BIKE MONGOOSE Big Daddy
20" with pegs Brt. Yellow $35.00
obo 941-625-2779
BIKE PURPLE GIRLS MAGNA
Precious Pearls 20" like new
$30.00 obo 941-625-2779


BIKE, 26" MENS LAJOLLA
STREET cruiser wide seat, rode
one time $75 call 941-743-7184
BIKE, LADIES CALOI 6 speed
aluminum frame w/side carriers
$95 941485-5761
BIKE, MENS 26" hercules 3spd
stick shift sturmey
nice $79.00 732-610-1317
BIKE, MENS giant brand 10
speed road bike small frame
$79.00 732-610-1317
BIKE, MONGOOSE Outer Limits
BMX bike 20", AS NEW COND.
$45 941-882-8149
BIKE, MONGOOSE Rebel BMX
trick bike 20" AS NEW CONDI-
TION $55. 941-882-8149
BIKE, RACER, MEN'S 27" PUCH
BERGMEISTER, WHITE $75/OBO
941-554-2140
BIKE, RALEIGH CHOPPER GOOD
SHAPE 3 SPEED $99.00
CALL NEIL 732-610-1317
BIKE, THREE wheel bike with
large chrome basket in rear .nice.
$250. 9416263102
BIKES HIS & Hers 24" with bas-
ket $155 941-626-3102
BIKES HIS & Hers 24" with bas-
ket $95 941-626-3102
LADIES MAKA maka cruiser
ex shape $59.00 new tires
732-610-1317 neil
TRAILER, SCHWINN
SIDEWINDER KIDS trailer new fits
any adult bike $75 941474- 0109

T TOYS
L V 6138


ATV, 12V KID'S SPORT ATV
$40.00 ROB 941-625-5442
RC BEGINNERS AIRPLANE
NEW $35 941-505-2284
ROCKING HORSE, Wooden tod-
dlers rocking horse in good con-
dition. $25 941423-2585.

I PHOTOGRAPHY/
/ VIDEO
6140


CAMERA MINOLTA X G 1 w/
50mm lens and 70mm lens $35
941-626-3102
CAMERAS (8) BOX, 35MM
w/access. $250/all. Call 941-
766-0857
MOVIE PROJECTOR, Super 8 &
8. $39; SUPER 8 Movie Editor,
$19. Both Work. 941-391-5260
SLIDE PROJECTORS, Kodak
Carousel, $19; Sears Easi-Load,
$15. Both work. 941-391-5260
SLIDE TRAYS, Kodak & other
makes. $2 ea. Movie screen,
portable, $15. 941-391-5260


& SUPPLIES
6145


HOT TUB 6 PERSON
$500. MUST SELL!
(941)460-1527
HOT TUB, Large, FREE!
You Remove. 941-613-6876
PATIO TABLE / 4 CHAIRS &
UMBRELLA. NEW IN BOX. $39.
FIRM. 941-613-1316
POOL 15' METAL w/ pump, lad-
der & new liner $75. (941)412-
1966
POOL, 5' X 12' pool above
ground with filter, ladder & sup-
plies $499 call 941-661-8118


SHOP LOCAL Spas & More
www.spasandmoreinc.net
3 Top lines to choose
Dimension/1
Nordic
Vita
We take trade ins,
also BUY used spas
Pool/Spa parts/supplies
New Tervis Tumbler Dealer
941-625-6600
VACUUM FOR POOL MANUAL
NO NOSE OR POLE $10.
941-268-9029

| LAWN & GARDEN




BEST PREOWNED #1 Riders &
Push sales & svc used parts Buy-
Sell-Trade Save big! 941-2680917
CHAIR, PVC 4FT high for bar
pool deck or patio nice solid chair
$25. 941-268-9029
DETHATCHER, CRAFTSMAN
lawn dethatcher 40in. used one
time $45.00 941-423-5434
EDGER, ELECTRIC GRASS
EDGER B/D mint- half price $40.
(941) 629-6744
EDGER, GAS Edger B&S Upright
$35.00 obo 941-625-2779
EDGER, GAS lawn edger, MTD 4
cycle like new.Paid 350.00.sell
$150. **SOLD**


EDGING, CONCRETE EDGING
Round. 4 makes 30" dia. circle.
10 for $10 941-698-0579
FENCE, NEW aim fence 4-4+8
wht 2-6+8 blk some post $300
941-627-6724 or 941-979-2215


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LAWN AERATOR 351N. used
one time $40.00 941-423-5434
LAWN MOWER, 2003 Snapper
rider, motor fine, might need new
battery. $495 (941)-662-4515
LAWN TRACTOR pull behind
Dump garden cart 12" tires
$50.00 !!! SOLD !!!! nice
MOWER 48" EXmark walk
behind w/ stand & ride scully Pd
$2800. Big sacrifice $1200.
(941)426-1198
MOWER, BARELY USED Bolen
Push, 5.0 Torque 22"- Works
great! ONLY $80 941-347-4145
MOWER, CRAFTSMAN RIDING
17hp 42" cut. Runs Good. 1st
$350 takes it. 941-625-1646
MOWER, RIDING mower snap-
per 32" cut good shape $250
delivery available 941-626-3102
MOWER, RIDING, Polan Pro,
42", 18 1/2 V twin HP, Like new.
941-268-5442 or 941-623-3374
MOWER, RIDING, Scag, 0 turn,
48" cut, 20hp Kohler. Like new.
941-268-5442 or 941-623-3374
MOWER, TORO push mower self
prop. needs tic $25
941-979-2722
MOWER, YRD. Mach. used only
3x, 22" Front Self Propelled, 5HP,
$150. 941-255-8585
STEEL LOADING RAMPS for
lawnmowers or ATVs, excellent
condition $65. 941-270-1073
TABLE, WROUGHT Iron table-
round w/4 barrel chairs, heavy
duty. $250 (941) 661-1308
WEED EATER electric / $25
941-626-3102

BUILDING
SUPPLIES



DOOR KNOB set 5 brass
SCHLAGE Bed/bath 3 dead bolts
$120 941-626-3102
DOOR KNOB set 5 brass
SCHLAGE Bed/bath 3 dead bolts
$ 120 941-626-3102
DOOR, EXT. six panel steel
door white w/ door jamb 36"
$95 941-626-3102
DOOR, EXT. six panel steel
door white w/ large window 36"
$125 941-626-3102
DOOR, SOLID core door
36" cut down to any size! $70
941-626- 3102
DOOR, SOLID wood 4 panel
door 36"painted white $110
941-626-3102
GATE, ALUM. & FENCE, WHITE,
6X6, SPIRALS, ORNATE**
POSTS $375. 941-697-8851
GATE, ALUM. ornate*, 5 sect.
posts, white, spirals, 6hx6w,
$375. 941-697-8851 rotonda
HURRICANE CLIPS, 47 PLYLOX
Hurrican clips used $10.00
941-627-6780
VINYL FLOORING 6x4 white
/black checked one piece $18
941-626-3102
WINDOW WEATHER STRIPING
100' $20.00 ROB 941-625-5442
WINDOWS, 2 replacement
windows, double pane. $75.00
32x62. 941-575-2742

I HEAVY/CONST.
I EQUIPMENT
^ 6180

1995 L900 FORD Tractor, M1l
Cummings engine, 9 spd. trans,
product pump, ALSO Great Dane
Tanker, Hauls water & molasses.
Almost new rubber on equipment.
Call (863)494-5902

TOOLS/ MACHINERYI



AIR IMPACT WRENCH, 1/2"
drive, snap on, Model AT650, like
new. $200/obo. (941)-204-7325
AIR TANK, 30 gal on wheels
comp bad 2hp eic. good $35.00
941-627-6724 or 941-979-2215
AIRLESS PAINT sprayer, wagner
& hose $70.00 941-627-6724 or
941-979-2215
BATTERY CHARGER, 6/12
VOLT, 6-2 AMP, LIKE NEW,
$20.00 941-627-9736
BLOWTORCH, ANTIQUE
"BERNZ" brass blowtorch. Collec-
table! $25. (941)639-1517


BOX BLADE, new 4 foot, with
teeth 4 3 point hitch $300.00
941-627-6724 or 941-979-2215
CHAINSAW 16" Stihl # 028WB
Runs great, like new $140 obo
**SOLD**
COMPRESSOR, ROL-AIR, 5.5
Honda engine, $500 (941)-460-
1527
COMPRESSOR, ROLL air gas,
honda motor runs good $150.00
941-627-6724 or 941-979-2215


TOOLS/ MACHINERYI



DADO SET, Freud Dado Set 8"
#SD208 Never Used $75
941-475-9689
DIAMOND-PLATE ALUMINUM
TOOLBOX for full sz p/u truck
$75. 941-270-1073
DRILL PRESS, DELTA 16"
FLOOR Type, Industrial Grade, like
new. $200 obo. 941-815-1128.
DRILLPRESS 17" Enco floor
model 5/8 chuck $120, !! SOLD
HARDWOOD, IMPORTED
(TAUARI) 500 BF $499.00
941-268-8420
JOINTER, DELTA Benchtop
Jointer JT160 Ex. condition
$125 941-475-9689
LADDER, 10' GORILLA FOLDING
extention ladder never used for
$70. 941-474-3592
LADDER, 24FT Extension Lad-
der, very good condition, $95.00,
call 941-629-7880
LATHE, ENCO 9x20 Metalwork-
ing. Cab. stand, 3 & 4 jaw
chucks, drill chucks, tool box,
110V longitudinal feed, thread
chasing dial, new $1,250, used
$900. ***SOLD***
PLANER / MOULDER 8" Crafts-
man made by Belsaw
$175 941-475-9689
PLANER, DEWALT DW735 13",
3 Knife, 2 Speed. New in Box.
$450 941-833-8338
PRESSURE WASHER, Coleman
2200 PSI 6HP needs carb
$50.00 obo 941-625-2779
REFRIGERANT LEAK Detector
R12-R22-R134A Battery $95.00
941 627 6780
ROUTER B&D with table & stand
$35.00 941-423-5434
ROUTER SEARS $20.00
englewood cash 941-286-1170
ROUTER, MILWAUKEE Router
heavy duty 2 bases NIB $120
941-475-9689
SANDER, RIDGID Sander 6"
orbital new in box. $40.00 call
941-527-7666
SAW BLADE, 7 1/4" Diamond
saw blade good cond. $12.00
941-627-6780
SAW, 16" chain saw blade new
$12.00 941-627-6780
SAW, CHAINSAW 16", 3.5 HP
Remington Electric, like new
$60.00 941-629-7880
SAW, CRAFTSMAN 16 IN
SCROLL SAW $50 941-276-3565
SAW, CRAFTSMAN
16 IN. CHAIN SAW & CASE $75
941-276-3565
SAW, RYOBI 10" PORTABLE
Table Saw $50.00
863-993-0807
SAW, WORKFORCE 10" MITER
SAW, NEW EX COND $50.00
941-624 5889
SHOPSMITH ALL IN ONE
Asking $350.00 OBO
(941)380-7739
SUMP PUMP, Ace 1/2 HP.sub-
mersible sump pump works good
$25.00 941 627 6780
TILE CUTTER workhorse
$20. cash 941-286-1170
Englewood
TOOL BAG, Husky tool bag 7 3
pouches $12.00 941-286-1170
TOOLBOX, CRAFTSMAN 13
DRAWER rollaway 53x27 like new
$250. 941-235-2203.
TOOLBOX, PICK-UP TOOL BOX.
Weather proof and locks on both
ends. $150 OBO. 941-661-3971
TOOLBOX/ plastic / for truck
large to small trucks $45
941-626-3102
TORCH, UNIWELD ACETYLENE-
OXYGEN new gauges- hose &
torch $150. 941-661-3298
WENCH, MAASDAM POWER/N
PULL WENCH, 1 TON CAPACITY
$30.00 941-493-8258
WOODEN WORK BENCH $75
OBO. Heavy, sturdy construction.
Wired for light. 941-979-9578
WRENCH, ELEC. impact
wrench. $25. 941-423-2585

FARM EQUIPMENT



DISK HARROW HYDRAULIC 6ft
Adjustable $400 obo
**SOLD**

I OFFICE/BUSINESS
EQUIPJSUPLIES


CHAIRS, TASK CHAIRS, 3,
ROLLING $15 each. 941-554-
2140
FILE CABINET 2 drawers Black
New 15Wx24Hx18D $20.00
941 627 6780
HUNDREDS OF Preowned desks,
files, chairs, conf tables. OFFICE
OUTFITTERS 881 E Venice Ave.,
Venice 485-7015, 800-330-9215
TABLE, DISPLAY LIFETIME
brand 26" X 18", adjust.
height NEW $25 941-882-8149


TYPEWRITER ELECTRIC, Smith
Corona with extra tapes. excel-
lent cond. $25. 941-623-0195

I BIRDS
6231


PARROT, SENEGAL, talks,
friendly w/beautiful cage, $400.
(941)-914-0097
SUN CONURE WITH 2 CAGES
$350. (941)423-5289


IC CATS
6232


NOTICE: Statute 585.195
states that all dogs and cats sold
in Florida must be at least eight
weeks old, have an official health
certificate and proper shots, and
be free of intestinal and external
parasites.
ADULT RESCUE cats for seniors
Fee and length of adoption flexable.
Venice Cat Collition 9414454322
CAT, SMALL, sweet, female,
declawed, spade, needs tic, free
to good home. (941)-423-8586
FREE to adult home 6 yr. old
male neutered declawed indoor
Cat Illness Forced.941-613-1296
WHITE, RED, tabbies, tuxes Res-
cue Kittens- $75 adoption includes
F/N and meds, 941-445-4322

DDOGS
6233


NOTICE: Statute 585.195
states that all dogs and cats sold
in Florida must be at least eight
weeks old, have an official health
certificate and proper shots, and
be free of intestinal and external
parasites.
CHIHUAHUA &
PUG puppies
941- 916-2823
CHIHUAHUA, AKC, 1 male.
Health cert. 1st shots. 10 wks.
$450. (941)473-1110
Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix pup-
pies, Beautiful tiny babies $200
863-244-3246
CHIHUAHUAS, H CERT, 10wks,
1-Female, $250. Parents, 2 yrs,
$400. PAIR. 941-889-7432
COCKAPOO MALE 4 MONTHS
OLD TAN, ALL SHOTS & VET
CHECKED. $300 941-697-1679
COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES
AKC, Reg. Buff, shots, Health
Cert. $450 863-375-4001 or
863448-3997


English Bulldog Puppies.
Fully Akc registered, 12
weeks, potty trained, vet
checked, $400 each 941-
475-5143 michealtre-
val0@yahoo.com






GERMAN SHEPHERD, AKC, big
bone Pups/adults. Rich colors,
family raised. (941)-554-7434
MINI SCHNAUZERS 8 weeks,
CKC, Male & Female, shots &
Health Cert. $450 941-255-1916
PEEK-A-ZOO PUPS, 3M, 2F,
$300. (941) 639-2115 or (941)-
9164094
Shi-tzu puppies Male, 1 Grey 1
grey and white $350 call 863-
244-3246






STANDARD POODLE puppies
AKC health cert, black/white,
champion bloodline, parents on
premise, $750 941-266-3405
TEDDY BEAR PUPPY Male,
4mths, Adorable, cute, $800.
(941)473-2616

I LIVESTOCK
4O6235


BUCKSKIN MARE 15 YRS
15.2 hh beautiful mover, well
trained, any riding level $3000
obo (941)-473-3145
REG. CHAROLAIS Bull 1 yr. old
& Charolais Cross 1 yr old,
(863)-494-1787

| PET SUPPLIES
& SERVICES



CKC MINI dachshund I'm looking
to stud out $300, 941-473-7313
DOG KENNEL AKC New
(6'H)(10'L)(5'W) LK. Suzy FL
$200.00 207-415-4042
FISHTANK, SALTWATER fish
tank 60"x18"x25" w/fish, base
and supplies. $499 941-661-8118

I APPLIANCES



$40 SERVICE CALL The Areas
most trusted Appliance Repair Ser-
vice, serving PC, N.P. Engl, Venice.
We can fix it! 941473-9484
BLENDER, OSTERIZER multi-
speed blender. Good condition.
$7. 941423-2585.
COOLER/WARMER FOR home
or auto, 6 liter, AC/DC adp.
digital NEW $75 941-882-8149
DISHWASHER COUNTER top


non electric, uses water pressure
$30 941-882-8149
DRYER KENMORE, $150.
(941)-485-5761
DRYER MAYTAG works great
$50.00 941-474-9588
DRYER WHITE nice with
cord \delivery available $125
941-626-3102
FOOD SLICER RIVAL FOLD-UP
ELECTRIC. NEW IN BOX $20
941-882-8149


I APPLIANCES
L ^ 6250


FOODSAVER VACUUM sealer
machine, BRAND NEW IN BOX
$75 941-882-8149

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FREEZER FRIDGIDARE Chest
type 5 cu. ft. works exc
looks fair $50 941-882-8149
FREEZER UP right 5 1/2 feet
high big \white KENMORE delivery
available $185 941-626-3102
FREEZER UPRIGHT 13.7cuft,
Kenmore frost free, 4 yrs old,
$225 obo (941)-426-2809
FREEZER, GE chest type.
1 year old, exc. cond.
$50 941-697-7634
FREEZER, VERTICAL FREEZER
$195 OBO Horizontal Freezer
$175 OBO Call 941-661-0883
JUICER JACK LaLanne's used
IX, as new complete $50
941-882-8149
MICROWAVE GE 1.3 cu. ft.
1200 watts, turntable NEW
IN BOX $50 941-882-8149
MICROWAVE OVEN $25.00
941-380-1311
MICROWAVE, GE, SMALL,
"LIKE NEW", $15.00,
941-627-9736
MICROWAVE, GE, .7 CF,
LIKE NEW, WHITE, $15.00
941-627-9736
MINI-FRIDGE (CHEFMATE)
$45.00 941-391-6303
OVEN, BUILT in oven black NICE
not digital $395 941-626-3102
OVEN, WHITE oven built in not
digital $65 941-626-3102
PIZZA COOKER, PIZZAZZ Pizza
Electric Pizza cooker by Presto
BRAND NEW $20 941-882-8149
RANGE, BUFFET RANGE GE 2
burner, 1500 watts. BRAND NEW
IN BOX $35 941-882-8149
REFRIGERATOR / freezer 2 dr
glass shelves 4 cu ft SS NEW
$175 941-882-8149
REFRIGERATOR 2005 Maytag
W/ Icemaker Like New, Bisque
$150 *SOLD in 1 DAY, 1st CALL!
REFRIGERATOR ALMOND 22
cubic ft w/ice&water side x side
. $285 941-626-3201
REFRIGERATOR KENMORE
White Good Condition $200
Call 941-743-6232
REFRIGERATOR, FRIGIDAIRE,
white, 20.8 cu ft, like new, clean.
Ice maker. $150. 941-743-7295
REFRIGERATOR, GE Adora 18
cu ft stainless, glass shelves
ice AS NEW $325 941-882-8149
REFRIGERATOR, SIDE-BY-SIDE
FRIGIDAIRE, 2 yrs. old. $295.
(941)-769-8561
REFRIGERATOR, side-by-side,
glass top stove, bisque. Good
cond. $325/both. 941-473-1572
RICE COOKER BRAND NEW w/
instructions. Sanyo $15
941-882-8149
ROASTER, GEORGE FOREMAN
12 Qt BRAND NEW roasting
machine. $50 941-882-8149
ROOM DE-HUMIDIFIER. $75
OBO. 941-629-1409
SINK, LIKE new double deep
stainless steel sink w/ moen
access. $75. 941-585-1064
STOVE KITCHEN AID, Drop In,
Self Clean, BIk. Glass
$100 941-639-2113
STOVE KENMORE burnertop
digital $50.00 941-474-9588
STOVE, GLASS top stove
black GE hot point $245
941-626-3102
WASHER & DRYER, Extra large
capacity, $150. for both, REFRIG-
ERATOR w/ ice maker. $100.
**SOLD 1ST DAY**
WASHERS/DRYERS $139.
each or $270. Set
1 Year Warranty.
941-766-0226
WASHER & DRYER, Kenmore,
$350. (941)-380-3690
WASHER / Dryer Whirlpool X-
Lg. capacity, Bisque, exc
cond $300/pr 941-882-8149
WASHER GE profile 22 cycle
super capacity very nice $285
941-626-3201
WASHER LG CAPACITY FD
DRYER H DUTY- GE
$235- 9414734194
WASHER, HOTPOINT, used 2
months. Warranty $245. (941)-
485-5761
WASHER, KENMORE, Heavy
duty, fairly new. $75. (941)587


1589
WASHER, WHIRLPOOL WASH-
ER/DRYER X LARGE CAP. $400
941-276-3565
WATER COOLER, HOT/COLD
$75 941-554-2140

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MISCELLANEOUS



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BREAST CANCER
Please help me raise $2300
@ The3day.org/goto/Liane
or 941-268-5275
AIR CONDITIONER, TRANE 10
SEER W/AIR HANDLER. WKG
COND. $300 941-375-8324
ANGEL ORACLE Card Reading
$10 or for parties visit
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ARCADE, PINBALL Machines
cash paid also looking for old
coins 863-558-0198
BLINDS, 1 VINYL MINI BLINDS
Alabaster 52"wx64"Long new in
box $10.00 941-627-6780
BOARD GAME. Foxworthy's You
might be a red neck if. $8.
941423-2585.
BOOKS (3). 2 different pirates of
the carribean and 1 piratology. Exc.
cond. $18 for all. 941423-2585.
BOOKS, DANIELLE STEELE
BOOKS, Hard Cover, Like NEW,
$3.00 ea, call 941-629-7880
BOOKS: 64 Chicken Soup books
for the soul. $100.
(941)-493-1405
CAPTAINS COURSE BOOKS
and tapes $150 941-505-2284
Cash for Motorsports
Clunkers 1980 or newer
motorcycle (dirt or street)
3 or 4 wheel ATV's and per-
sonal watercraft!
Call Erik 239-656-6340
CEIILING FAN, LIKE new,
mahogany, $25.00 call
941-235-0142
COUCH COOLER, BUDWEISER
NFL. NEW IN BOX. $35 FIRM.
941-613-1316
EDGING, CONCRETE edging
round barrel type 16" long 40
pieces $75 941-626-3102
FIRE EXTINGUSER /super soak-
er water only can reuse
over&over $45 941-626-3102
FRESH FLORIDA JUMBO
SHRIMP ARRIVING NOW @
$5.50/ LB & UP FL FRESH
STONE CRAB CLAWS Lg only no
lights! $6.50/up 941-623-2100
GAS GRILL KENMORE with side
burner works good for $125.
941474-3592
LIE DETECTOR 'Truster" voice
truth detection NEW
electronic $60 941-882-8149
LUGGAGE PACKING SYSTEM
prevents wrinkles IN 12-15 items.
NEW $15 941-882-8149
MAGIC TRICKS & TAPES $150
941-505-2284
NEON SIGN "TATTOO & PIERC-
ING $100 941-554-2140
OLD PEPSI can -beer MACHINE
short, works with key $295
6941-626-3102
PEN, CHICHAGO BEARS COL-
LECTORS / carved wooden foot-
ball case $95 941-626-3102
ROPE, NYLON rope 125ft 1 inch
thick cost $200. sell $50.
941 585 1064.
SAFE, SENTRY 1.2CF SAFE.
New $225, sell $100 firm.
941-255-1457
SAFE, SENTRY VALUABLE
fire/water proof 551bs orig 450,
$225. 941-447-2134
SHAMMIES, 300 German Sham-
mies $195 941-423-8370
SHIP MODEL, 24" full rigged, 4
masted barque, needs minor
repair. $29. (941)-423-7319


MISCELLANEOUS CHEVY MERCURY BMW LEXUS
6260 7040 L 7100 7148 7178


TEA KETTLE, Whistling 15 cup
stainless steel tea kettle. $10.
941-423-2585.
TELEPHONE UNUSUAL golf
bag and club style. NOT A REAL
BAG!! $30. 941-423-2585
TOW SKI BISCUIT, Budlight,
NEW IN BOX $65. 941-613-1316
TRUCK TOPPER, fiberglass long
bed, $200. Motorcycle helmet,
large, 3/4 face, as new, $30.,
Push mower, runs good, $40.,
Aquarium, 15 gal. $20., Hubcaps
for RV, $10. (941)-743-0678

WALL RACK, FOR TATTOO
FLASH, 24 PANEL W/ FLASH
$200 941-554-2140


1993 CHEVROLET CORVETTE
Convertible, V8, RWD, automatic,
2 seat, CD player, All season
tires, Convertible, dark purple,
auto, a/c, alarm, pwr brakes, pwr
locks, pwr seats, pwr steering,
pwr win, cruise, air bag, ABS,
leather, alloy wheels, GPS, tilt,
fog lights, $7,300
305-304-1906
1993 GEO METRO Convertible
rare collectors car, auto, PB, 3
cyl. eng., 50 mpg. $1,200
(941)356-0391
1994 CHEVROLET BOX
TRUCK, with lift gate, new
engine, new AC, Asking $4,500,
OBO (941)637-9800
1 1


1991 MERCURY GRAND MAR-
QUIS auto, AC, new tires,
clean, $1450 941-468-1489
1999 MERCURY SABLE 4 DR
Sedan, 6cyl. auto, a/c, pwr
brakes, pwr locks, pwr seats, pwr
steering, pwr win, air bag, ABS,
Runs exc $1400 **SOLD**

|OLDSMOBILE
LW 7110


1995 OLDSMOBILE CIERA SL,
22K orig mi, always garaged,
4-dr., V6, auto, A/C, all power, air
bag, ABS, keyless entry, new
tires, paid over $17K New, orig
documents, window sticker, like
new cond $4400. 941-483-6371

| PONTIAC
7130


2002 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE
CD Automatic, Power Everything!
$6,988.
941-766-0050, dlr

|S SATURN
7135


1997 SATURN SC runs great,
$1,000, OBO (941)830-1414
2001 SATURN SL2
Low Miles, Auto, Power Pkg!
$5,988.
941-766-0050, dlr
2007 SATURN VUE HYBRID
Low Miles, Power Pkg, Loaded!
$16,988.
941-766-0050, dlr
PRO-POWER
AUTO SALES
(941) 627-8822
USED SATURN SALES
PARTS & SERVICE
"THE SATURN GUYS"
97 SL2 Sedan.........$1,695
01 SC1 Coupe............$2,495
01 SLI Sedan.............$3,699
98 SC2 Coupe............$3,495
00 SL2 Sedan.............$4,195
02 SLI Sedan.............$4,695
01 SL2 Sedan.............$4,795
00 SW2 Wagon ..........$4,895
04 Ion Sedan...............$5,295
04 Ion Coupe...............$5,695
04 Dodge Neon...........$4,500
All rated over 30 MPG

ACURA
S7145


2005 ACURA TL
23,000 MILES $19,988
(800)784-9309

| AUDI
7147


1994 AUDI CABRIOLET, CON-
VERTIBLE, AIR, RUNS GOOD.
$2,200 (941)628-6369
BMW |
7148


2006 BMW MINI COOPER S,
Super Charge, 24K mi., 1 owner,
fact. warr., auto, loaded, moon
roof, leather. 6 CD. 34mpg, list
new $32K now @ $19K with your
clean 01/02 trade in OBO. Finan.
available. (941)735-5769 dlr


2006 BMW Z4
M ROADSTER 25K $34,990
(800)784-9309

| HIONDA
7160


1999 HONDA ACCORD EX
ONLY 40,500 MILES! 1 Owner,
Exerior-exc cond, Interior-all leather
like new $6,450.sold sold
2000 HONDA ACCORD COUPE
RUNS GREAT LOADED SPOILER SUN-
ROOF 1 OWNR 4 CYL AC RECENT
SERV 152K $3800 941-8898354
2002 MAZDA MILLENIA S, LUX-
URY, V6, AUTO, LEATHER, All
power, sec. sys., sun roof, alloy
rins w/17" new tires. "BOSE",
118K mi. New over $32K, now
$5700. (941)456-9119
2007 HONDA ACCORD LX
Power Pkg, Low Miles, A/C!
$13,988.
941-766-0050, dlr

| HYUNDAI



2001 TIBURON 5 spd. loaded,
pwr. sunroof, low mi. bright red,
SHARP $3450obo 941-626-3674


GENE

GORANT
TODAY'S SPECIAL!
2004 HYUNDAI TIBURON
GT, SUNROOF. $8 990.
941-625-2141
View ALL Vehicles At:
www.genegormans.com
Charlotte County's #1
Independent Used Car Dealer!
2005 HYUNDAI SANTA FE Great
cond, clean, 71K, new tires/brake
align. $11,500 941-239-9811
2006 HYUNDAI ELANTRA,
39K mi., 33mpg, fact wrrnty, exc.
cond. New tires. Extra clean.
Loaded. Teal color. Single owner,
Sacrifice at $7,800. (518)522-
7420
2008 HYUNDAI AZERA
$21,988
(800)784-9309
2008 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS
Auto, Sunroof, Power Pkg!
12,988
941-766-0050, dIr

| INFINITI
7165 T


2007 INFINITI G35
COUPE 5K MILES $29,988
(800)784-9309

I KIA





2003 KIA OPTIMA SE (best) low
miles garaged sr owned every
option records "Like brand new
inside & out" $5575 941-468-3375
2008 KIA OPTIMA LX
Automatic, Full Warranty, A/C,
CD, Power Pkg!
$11,988.
941-766-0050, dlr
2008 KIA SPECTRA
23K MILES $9,988
(800)784-9309


2006 LEXUS SC430
17K MILES $44,990
(800)784-9309
2007 LEXUS RX350
Low Miles, Leather, Power
Everything, Moon!
$26,988.
941-766-0050, dlr
2008 LEXUS ISF
4,000 MILES $49,988
(800)784-9309

| MAZDA
LW ^ 7180


1989 MAZDA MX-6 128,000
mi, a/c, pwr steering, Runs
good., $495 (941)475-9678
2005 MAZDA RX-8, 6-speed,
mint condition, 11,400 mi., orig.
owner, garaged, transferrable
ext. warranty to 1OOK, fully
loaded, sunroof. $14,500.
(631)-553-5588
2006 MAZDA MIATA
29K MILES $17,988
(800)784-9309

MERCEDES
7190


2006 MERCEDES SLK280
27K MILES $29,990
(800)784-9309
2006 MERCEDES SLK350
18K MILES $32,990
(800)784-9309
2007 MERCEDES CLK350
11,000 MILES $39,990
(800)784-9309

MINI COOPER
7192


2006 MINI COOPER
CONVERTIBLE $18,990
(800)784-9309

| NISSAN



1995 ALTIMA AT AC 87K act.
mi. new tires, looks & runs GREAT
REDUCED $2850.941-626-3674.
1997 NISSAN ALTIMA, 4 cyl.,
automatic, auto, Runs and drives
great with cold AC. 194k highway
mi, $1,800 (941)468-4700
2000 Nissan Altima $700!
Police Impounds! For List- ings
800-366-9813 ext 9427
2006 NISSAN ALTIMA, 1
owner, 17K mi. Auto. 4 cyl.
31mpg. Fact. wrrnty. Sacrifice for
$11,500 with your clean 02/03
trade-in, OBO. Financing avail-
able. (941)735-5769 dIr

SPORTS CARS


2008 DODGE MAGNUM
Low Miles, Auto, A/C, Power Pkg
$13,988.
941-766-0050, dlr

| FORD
7070
/ /-




1996 FORD RANGER Truck,
92,000 mi, 6 cyl., automatic,
Splash, yellow with black
flames, a/c, pwr brakes, pwr
locks, pwr seats, pwr win,
cruise, $3,500
**SOLD**
2005 FORD 500 Limited,
loaded, exc. cond. w warr $10900
w/o warr $10500 941-266-1593




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JEEP
7080


1999 JEEP CHEROKEE Sport
90K, blue, 4WD, good shape,
good tires $3500 941-6294295
2002 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE,
6 cyl., 2WD, runs & looks great.
Cold AC. CD/DVD player. 106K,
$5,000 firm. (941)628-6530
2006 JEEP WRANGLER X
23K MILES $20,988
(800)784-9309

LINCOLN
7090




1990 TOWN CAR 59K ACT. MI.
looks/drives great int. mint, must
see $2650 obo 941-626-3674


A COLLECTOR BUYING Scrap Gold,
Silver, Jewelry, coins wristwatches,
pocket watches, working or not.
Knives, swords, weapons, military, fire
dept. Zipo lighters,
collectibles 941412-9391
CASH FOR WWI, WWII, Korean,
Vietnam, German, Japanese
Military swords, daggars,
uniforms metals and old guns.
Dom (941)-416-3280
A COLLECTOR BUYING
Old Fishing Lures,
Rods, Reels. 941-743-9114
I PAY THE MOST!


7000


TRANSPORTATION


BUICK
L ^ 7020


1994 BUICK SKYLARK custom
Estate Sale, 40K orig. 1 owner,
must see $2850.(941)255-0013

1997 BUICK RIVIERIA V6 Super
Charged, 1 Owner. Runs Like
New! $3500. obo 941-257-8592
2000 BUICK LESABRE, 1 ownr,
119K, new brakes, exc. cond.
$3,100/obo (941) 429-6032

CADILLAC
LWIWOZ7030


1994 CADILLAC CUSTOM 4
DR Sedan, V8, automatic, AM/FM
cassette/CD player, auto, a/c,
alarm, pwr brakes, pwr locks,
pwr seats, pwr steering, pwr win,
cruise, air bag, ABS, leather, sun-
roof, Concours, trailer hitch,
northstar eng, $2,500, OBO
(941)766-0857
2007 CADILLAC ESCALADE
LOADED! $42,990
(800)784-9309
2007 CADILLAC SLR-V
14,000 MILES $52,988
(800)784-9309


T-tops, auto trans, 90k, Sr.
owned from day 1. Clean car
$5995. N. Port 941-456-3333
2002 PORSCHE CARRERA
36K $32,988
(800)784-9309


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well & trailer $3950. obo 941-
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443-622-7887
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motor, exc. cond. never in salt
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5454
1995 115 JOHNSON runs good
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$300.00 941-815-3345
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PARTING OUT older Johnson, 4
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941-697-7634
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75" Tan color $225.00
(941)-639-9134
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Since 1978


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941-270-1693
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(941) 228-6747
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Northeast
Workmanship and
Reasonable Prices
Fully Licensed
and Insured


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Reasonable Rates
Interior is My Specialty
* Pressure Cleaning
* Concrete Staining
Any surface, any color
JAMES D. ROOT
488-3112
Local Owner/Operator Since 1984
Venice Area Only
Licensed & Insured


"SEASUfOE D AIHITK"
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silica free
paint available.
Call Al @
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Lic. in Pt. Charlotte and
Sarasota County
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WE SPECIALIZE IN:
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423-3058
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" Pool deck renovations
* Driveway designs
" Garage floors
" Patio's
" and more
" Licensed & Insured
* Sr. Discounts

Quality Decks
941-375-1103


A-1 STEAM/
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Driveways
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941-284-2596
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Phone 941-979-9396
892 Tamiami Tr., Port Charlotte


YOUR POOL!
Hardworking family guy,
strong work ethics with the
best price in town provides full
service pool maintenance
including deck cleaning,
pressure washing and more.
Free Estimates!
Call Kerry @
232-4929


Home Repairs,
Remodeling &
Additions
Bathrooms &
Kitchens
Windows,
Doors, Trim
40 Years Experience
PALMER BUILDERS, IN(
941-830-0309
LIC. CBC054517


The State of
Florida Requires
all Contractors
to be Registered
or Certified.
Be Advised to
Check License
Number with the
State by Calling
1-850-487-1395
or on the Web at
myfloridalicense.com


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Repair & Re-screen On:
Pool Cages, Lanais
Front Entryways
Gutter Repairs
Internal Soffit Repair
Repaint Pool Cage
Screen Doors
Garage Screen Sliders

Eng: 941.473.8951
Licensed & Insured


AFFORDABLE
PRESSURE .
CLEANING
DETAILING
Quality Work at a
Reasonable Rate!
Lic. & Insured
Driveways
Roofs
Exteriors
Pool Decks Cages
941-.37-.1R22


Haskett


Screening
Licensed & Full Insured
25 yrs. of experience
SPECIALIZING IN
RESCREENING
POOL CAGES
& LANAIS
Garage, Sliders
No Job Too Small
Rno- 1171


VENICE
PRESSURE
CLEANING
"TILE ROOF
SPECIALISTS"
"Also House Painting
& Roof Coating"
497-2493
Same Cleaning
Since 1984
Associations Welcome!
Lic./Insured Free Est.


E&F
Rescreens
Family Owned & Operated
*Pool cages
*Lanais
*Gntryways
*Garage Sliders
Honest, Dependable,
Quality Service
References Available.
FREE ESTIMATES
Licensed & Insured.
941-915-7793


Bailey's
PRESSURE CLEANING
Exterior/Interior Painting
Soffit, Fascia & Siding
Repair
NEVER CLEAN INSIDE
OF GUTTERS AGAIN!
GUTTER REPAIR
Lifetime Venice Resideni
941-497-1736
Licensed & Insured in Sarasota,
North Port and Charlotte County
CHAMBER MEMBER


Attordable
Screening
Rescreen and Repairs
Pool Cages,
Lanais,Entrys,
Vinyl Windows,
Garage Sliders,
Vinyl Sliders and
Stackers
FREE ESTIMATES
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
941-474-1200
941-697-5900


A-1 COATINGS
BOND CONTRACTORS, INC.
Water Proofing Roof Coatings
Why Replace it! Save it and Save $!
12YrWarranty Extends Preserves & Rejuvenates Roof Life
Increases Wind Protection Mildew Resistant
Any Color Even Clear R-24 R-Valve Shingles
Built Up *Tile Foam Polyester Metal Flat Roofs & More
426-9354 423-5458 800-221.6751
Lic# CCC058170

10% Discount a


Re-Roofing & Repair Specialists
LEONARD'S ROOFING, INC.


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* Shingle
Tile
* Built-up


Family owned and
operated since 1969
Single Ply
Metal
Full Carpentry
Service Available


Reagan Leonard 488-7478
Lic.# RC 0066574


ATE C1Ca
* Shingles, Slats,
Metal,Tile, Repairs
* Old Roof Removal
Our Specialty
* Full Carpentry
#CCCO58184
* Free Estimaies
* Fully Insured
483.-4630
Wif Authorized


ENGLEWOOD
ROOFING
Since 1975


NEW ROOFS
RE-ROOFS REPAIRS
Commercial & Residential
State Lic.#CCC 1325679
Re-roofs Are Our Specialty
Bus: 941-474-5487
Fax: 941-475-0799
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James Weaver
Roofing

Owned &
Operated
Since 1984

426-8946
Free Estimates
Metal, shingles, flat roofs
Replace & Repair
Lic#CCC1325995


11 BrecwAter
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STUCCO REPAIRS,
CRACKS
RUSTY BANDS, NEW
CONSTRUCTION
NO JOB TOO SMALL!
FREE ESTIMATES
COMPETITIVE
PRICING
QUALITY SERVICE

941-234-6773
Licensed & Insured
CGC1508016


RICH LANDERS
STUCCO, INC.
New Constriction
& Remodels
Rusted bands &
Wire Lath Repair.
Spraycrete &
Dry-wall repair.

(941)497-4553


General I lephone
Service
* Business & Residential
Telephone Services
Formerly w/Verizon
40 Years Experience
CAT 5E/6 Computer
Networks
Jacks & Wiring
Repairs &
Troubleshooting
Business Telephone
Systems
941.918.2377
Lic. & Ins.
Serving Sarasota & Charlotte Counties


ESTATE
RESALES
& THRIFT
STORE
2033 S. Tamiami Trail,
Venice
ARK PLAZA
Call us for Estate
Clean-outs, Garage
Clean outs, Shed
Clean Outs &
Hauling.
QA- -l_ ._CQ


E| Daniel Martin Om
Ceramic Tile & Marble Inc.
Ceramic Porcelain Stone *Wood

Serving Charlotte County for 22 Years

Owner/Installer New or Remodel
941-629-3907 941-456-2773
Lic. & Ins.
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CElAMIC TILE
SALES AND/OR
INSTALLATION
35 YRS EXP.
NO JOB TOO SMALL
12 yrs. In Rotonda West.
Free estimates.
Installer/Owner.
Call Jim
941.697.5948


LEMON BAY TILE
"When Quality Counts"


* Convert bath tub to easy
access shower
* Handicap access shower
SShower repair/Replace
* Free In-Home Shopping
* Licensed & Insured
*Owner/Install
SOver 20 Years in Englewood


20x20 Porcelain
from $3.69
Professionally
Installed


474-1000


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BURNS

TILE & DESIGN, INC.
INTERIOR EXTERIOR INSTALLATION
QUALITY
>x'-> SATISFACTION


941-628-6132
SERVING CHARLOTTE
COUNTY SINCE 1987 LICENSED & INSURED


ADAMOVSKY
TILE LLC
Installation Of:
* Tile Stone
* Marble Wood
* Bathroom &
Floor Remodels
Top Quality Work!
Venice, Englewood &
Sarasota Co. & North
PortAreas Only
(941) 4164385
Lic. & Ins.


Trailer Repair
Major & Minor
Boat/Utility
Trailers
Springs, Axles
Bearings, Tires
Lights & Wiring
Englewood
Trailer Center
941-460-9700


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* Removal
*Trimming
* Pruning
*Topping
* Shaping
*Weeding
' Mulching
941-505-9147


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Englewood,
North Port
& Venice '89
941-497-8955


PROFESSIONAL
TREE SERVICE
PALMS CLEANED
SSTUMP GRINDING
" REMOVALS
TRIMMING
S17 YRS CHARLOTTE CO.
SSARASOTA COUNTY
10% SR. DISCOUNT
Owner Operator Lic/Insured
FREE ESTIMATES
941-624-4204


WE DO
WINDOWS
&
PRESSURE
WASHING
New Customer
Specials
Package Deals
Res. & Comm.
Free Estimate
Lic/Ins.
941-661-5281


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* Hurricane Protection Garage Doors & Patio Doors
* Exterior Doors Maintenance, Repairs, Insta
Complete Handyman Service
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941-769-0520
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SPORTS CARS
4Z^7205


2004 FORD MACH 1, MUSTANG
Show car. 7,300 orig. miles,
too much to list. $22,500.
(941)-408-4491
2008 CHEVROLET CORVETTE
CPE 12K MILES $38,988
(800)784-9309

|S SUZUKI
7208


2004 SUZUKI FORENZA
Automatic, A/C, Power Pkg.,
Back To School Special!
$3,988.
.941-766-0050, dlr

TOYOTA
7210


2001 TOYOTA CAMRY CE 4dr,
auto, air, white w/ tan interior
Very clean $3980firm .
941-468-1489
2001 TOYOTA COROLLA, 4
dr., auto, A/C, nice cond. $2100.
Call (941)255-0013.
2008 TOYOTA PRIUS Hybrid,
23K miles. PW. PL. CD. Exc.
cond. $19,000. (941)769-9595
2009 TOYOTA COROLLA LE
Loaded, Automatic, Low Miles,
Power Pkg! $13,988.
941-766-0050, dlr

VOLKSWAGEN
L ^ 7220


1973 VOLKSWAGEN THING
26K $10,990
(800)784-9309

I ANTIQUES/
COLLECTIBLES
7250

1966 FORD MUSTANG Red
Pony 289, auto. Runs great. No
rust. Asking $9500/obo. (941)-
474-8484
1975 FORD GRAND TORINO
needs TLC, best offer, (941)639-
4230 aft 6pm
1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO,
90% Restored, too much to list.
$8900 obo. Call to see @
(941)474-2075

BUDGET BUYS
LW ^ 7252


1989 DODGE CARAVAN $500
(941)623-2362
1989 TOYOTA CAMRY cold air,
new tires/exhaust, great mpg
$1200 obo (941)234-6545
1990 TOYOTA COROLLA ,
Mech. special-only one thing
wrong., $500 !!! SOLD!!!!
1991 MERCURY TOPAZ, runs
Stood, new tires, PW, 110K,
600. (941)237-7364
1992 BUICK CENTURY, good
condition cold A/C, $800. Call
(941)276-7217.
1993 PLYMOUTH GRAND VOY-
AGER runs great clean, good tires,
110K $1250 941-266-5923
1993 TOYOTA COROLLA, 5-
spd, 130K mi, tint, cold ac.
$2200 obo. Nice car, must see.
(941)-764-6656
1999 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE
Red. Runs great. Owned by
mechanic. $1500. 941423-0549
Police Impounds! 2001 Honda
Civic $550! 1998 Acura Integra
only $500! Listings 800-366-
9813 ext 3964

AUTOS WANTED
L ^ 7260


ALL VEHICLES WANTED
Dead or Alive
Top $$ Paid 941-623-2428
M.S.B. RECYCLING
$300 for most cars
with title!
941-575-4008
WE BUY CARS
$300 CASH +UP
Frank 276-0204
CASH FOR CARS and trucks.
Running or not. Top $$$ Paid.
941-258-8904

$ $ $ $
$200 & UP CASH Paid
for Cars trucks vans. any
cond. (r41)-6 0-5/85
CASH
FOR YOUR CAR
OR TRUCK
ANY YEAR OR MAKE
(941) 966-7111
AUTO CITY
Junk & Abandoned
VEHICLES REMOVED!!!!
COULD BE WORTH $$$$ 697-
7222 OR 475-9007
$$ TOP CASH $$
FOR CARS & TRUCKS.


DEAD OR ALIVE. 485-7515

| AUTO PARTS/
ACCESSORIES
7270

BEARNS, FOR SALE: SEMI-TRAIL-
ER Load Lock Beams. $20 /ea.
Call 941-255-3675 after 6 pm
CAM, ISUZU 2.3 HIGH / REV
CAM $40.00 ROB 941-625-5442


I AUTO PARTS/
ACCESSORIES
7270

CAMPER SHELL, fiberglass,
Cold, approx 82x70 for pick up.
300/obo. (941)-769-4071
FENDERS, TRAILER fenders
round type /black single axle $65
941-626-3102
FLYWHEEL, FORD 5.0 STEEL
FLYWHEEL EXCOND $50
941-234-7966
FORD SUPERCHIPS COMPUTER
MODULE,87-93 V8 MUSTANG
$125 941-234-7966
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Some restrictions
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HEAD, CHEVY 454 HP $450
(941)-624-2421
HEADS, FORD 5.0 HO HEADS
ready to bolt on excellent $125
941-234-7966
LIGHT RESET TOOL, BMW '83-
'86. USED ONCE; MORE THAN
1/2 OFF. $25 941-639-1517
PARTING OUT 1998 GMC SENO-
MA w/2.2 motor
(941)-468-4226
PARTS, DECO QUARTER
midget motors new lot of parts
$499.00 941-815-3345
PLAYER WIRES, 4 13" reverse off-
set. Universal bolt. 3 spinners
included $50 for all. 941496-8211
RADIATOR, FORD. ALM RADA-
TOR 4-CORE 36"X21".$60.00
ROB 941-625-5442
RADIATOR, NEW Fits '92
Eldorado, Seville, etc. $35.
941 697-7634
RAMP, MOTOR cycle ramp for
truck aluminum 7001bs.+ nice
$85 941-626-3102
REPAIR MANUAL, '69-'87 Chev-
elle & El Camino, LN, $6.00
941-625-4456
RIMS 4 MISSION 350Z 2005 org
stock alumn good cond $350.00
941-697-8457
RIMS, 4.15"X8" 6-LUG ALM
RIM'S FIT'S. CHEVY, TOYOTA
$150.00 ROB. 941-625-5442
RIMS, ALLOY with 16" radial
tires from Cadillac. $160
941-697-7634
SEAT COVERS, 1971 VW bug
original 1 front complete 1 bot-
tom back $25 941-626-3102
SERVICE MANUAL for Isuzu
pickup & Trooper '81-'91 only
$12. (941)639-1517
TIMING LIGHT, SNAP ON timing
light digital in case $65
941-626-3102
TIRE 1 MICHELN Slect p245/75
R18 good tread $50.00 941-697-
8457
TIRES (4) 205/75/15 LIGHT
TRUCK TIRES $100 (941)468-
4226
TIRES 4 on rims 13x5.00x6 4
ply $50.00 941-625-2779
TIRES 4 P225/60 R16, Uniroyal
Long Touring. $80 941-697-7634
TIRES, GOODYEAR P245/60R
alum gm rim w/pressure sen.
$60 941-624-4244
TIRES, Set of 4, 205/55/R16's,
$200. Other sizes available.
(941)-286-4599
TIRES, Set of 4, 225/75/16's,
$250. -ALSO- Set of 4
225/75/15's., $200. Other sizes
available. (941)-286-4599
TONNEAU COVER fiberglass,
fits full size Chev. or GMC pick up.
Lockable $200/obo (941)-697-
4732
TOOL BOX for Small Pickup
Truck, $50. obo (941)-257-8592
TRUCK CAP, Aluminum 77x68
Windows on all sides. $125 obo
941-625-1646
VACUUM PUMP, snap on a/c
auto, part# act28a, never used in
box $85 941-626-3102
WHEEL AND tire P225/60R16;
Ford / Merc; $45. Call 941426-
7520

VANS



2001 HONDA ODYSSEY LX,
163k. Good Cond! Runs Great!
Asking $4,500. (941)-766-8846
2000 DODGE GRAND CARA-
VAN SPORT 122K orig mi,
ac/eng runs great very good
cond. $2999 **SOLD in 1 DAY**
2002 FORD Conversion Van,
Fully loaded. $6,500 (941) 235-
0244
2004 CHRYSLER TOWN &
COUNTRY Touring Ed. 67K,
LOADED. Dual AC. $8,295. Spe-
cialty Auto Sales (941)460-8545
2008 CHRYSLER TOWN &


COUNTRY, Black Metalic, lk
mi. 4L 6 cyl. 2 DVD players, 3
channel satellite TV, center chairs
swivel w/table, $24,000. sold
sold sold

ITRUCKS/PICK-UPS



1997 FORD F-150, 4x4, clean,
$3,000, OBO (941)628-5783


TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS



1977 FORD F-250, 4X4 351-
CLEV 4-V C-6 AUTO OL'YELLER,
$3,000, OBO (941)979-2365
1989 MITSUBISHI PICK UP
new clutch, Runs/Drives
excellent. No AC. $995/obo
941-705-1044
1994 CHEVROLET Extended
Cab, runs well, $1,000. Call
(941)276-7217.
1997 FORD F-150 XL, 1 owner
33K, V6, Auto, AC, long bed.
$5,300 Specialty Auto Sales.
(941)460-8545
1998 FORD F-150, Auto, cold
air, PD, PW, bedliner, great
shape. $3,450. **SOLD**
2000 CHEVROLET 1500, runs
reat high mi. needs brakline,
750, OBO !!! SOLD 1st DAY !!!!!!
2002 CHEVY AVALANCHE
131k hwy miles, Well Maint. All
pwr. $8500. (941)830-2332
2003 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
29,000 mi, V8, Ext. Warrenty,
Trailer Pkg, Extended Cab, Top-
per Cap 863-993-3908
2004 FORD F-150 SUPER
CREW 5.4 TRITON LARIAT
Leather, Auto, DVD.
Power Everything!
$14,988.
941-766-0050, dlr
2005 CHEVROLET SILVERA-
DO, white, 6 cyl, bedliner, tool
box, great shape, $6,500
****SOLD****
2005 DODGE RAM SRT
ONLY 9,000 MILES $24,988
(800)784-9309
2005 FORD RANGER Truck,
27,000 mi, 6 cyl., RWD, auto-
matic, 2 seat, AM/FM cas-
sette/CD player, All season
tires, XLT SuperCab, gray,
auto, a/c, alarm, pwr brakes,
pwr locks, pwr steering, pwr
win, cruise, keyless, air bag,
ABS, alloy wheels, tilt, tinted
glass, tow pkg, garage
kept,bedliner, $12,000, OBO
(941)626-2836
2006 DODGE RAM 1500
11,600 miles, like new $12,000/
obo. (941)626-5449
2007 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT
Leather, DVD System,
Headphones, Quad Seating,
Low Miles! $34,988.
941-766-0050, dlr
2007 TOYOTA TACOMA
PRE RUNNER
Quad Cab, A/C, Loaded!
$17,988.
.941-766-0050, dlr
2008 CHEVROLET
AVALANCHE, Sunburst Orange,
4WD, Loaded, very clean. Trailer
hitch. 13,280 mi. $21,000 sold
sold sold
2008 FORD F-150
SUPER CAB XLT
Auto, Power Pkg, V-8
$16,988. 941-766-0050, dlr

SSPORT UTILITY/
VEHICLES
: 7305

1998 ISUZU RODEO, 5 spd.
A/C, stereo, nice low mileage,
$1600. Call (941)255-0013.
1999 HONDA CRV, 4 door,
auto, real nice, $2400. Call
(941)255-0013.
2003 GMC YUKON SLT,
Leather. DVD. SR. Loaded. Only
49,900 mi. REDUCED $14,500
(941)628-0679
2006 LAND ROVER RANGE
ROVER HSE SPORT $37,990
(800)784-9309
2006 MERCURY MOUN-
TAINEER, Loaded. Ultra clean.
53K. $16,800 (941)268-1315
2007 CHRYSLER PACFICA
Power Pkg., Auto, Dual AC!
$10,988.
941-766-0050, dlr


FOR


SPORT UTILITY/
VEHICLES
7305

2008 HYUNDAI SANTA FE
GLS AWD, Power Pkg,
Automatic, Moonroof, Loaded!
$16,988. 941-766-0050, dlr

I TRAILER
& ACCESSORIES
: 7341

16'X7' LANDSCAPE TRAILER w/
electric breaks. Alum tool box
mounted in front of trailer. gorilla
lift to assist tailgate. Trailer also
has $1800. custom alum frame
professionally built w/ covering to
keep equipment from weather Big
Sacrafice $1200 (941)-426-1198
2006 6'X12' ALUMINUM Trail-
er, has motorcycle lock for front
wheel, pull down ramp, spare tire,
jack, low mileage, white with
Harley emblem on both sides.
Asking $2500. (863)-990-9365


80X12 ALUMINUM Open trailer,
New spare & cover, Alum box on
tongue $1600 FIRM sold sold
sold
BOAT TRAILER single axle heavy
duty galvanized solid trailer for up
to 21" boat $500 941-626-9296.
BURNT STORE AUTO &
TRAILER SALES
CARGO UTILITY
CUSTOM BUILT
TRAILERS STORAGE
HITCHES WIRING
PARTS WELDING
SALES 941-833-2200
REPAIRS 941-505-2934
OPEN & ENCLOSED Utility
Trailers, Trailer Hitches & Wiring.
Two-Morrow's Enterprises,
941460-9700.
R.V. WATER PUMP 110/OUTLET
$40.00 ROB 941-625-5442


TRAILER EMERSON FLATBED,
2006, heavy duty, Dovetail ramps,
Torsion axles, radials 80"X16', like
new. $1495 941-575-2965
TRAILER HITCH CLASS 2 fits
Buick, Olds, Pontiac
92-99 EX. $65. 941-626-7682
TRAILER HITCH, tongue and
ball. Fits GM. $30 941-697-7634
TRAILER HITCH, tongue, and
ball from Caddy. $35 Exc. Cond.
941 697-7634
UTILITY TRAILER, Continental
Cargo, 2 rear/1 side door, elec.
brakes, sp. tire, 1 ton load. Best
offer takes it***SOLD!***
UTILITY TRAILERS Great Prices
WEST COAST TRAILER
(941)698-9902
WAKE BOARD for boating
$40.00 941-697-8457

I CYCLES/MOPEDS/
SCOOTERS
7360

1982 49CC HONDA Scooter
Runs and looks GREAT!
First $299 941-766-0969
1997 HONDA SHADOW Ace
1100, custom paint, bags, shield,
longshot pipes. Lots of chrome!
$4000 obo. 941-763-2365.
2000 HONDA SHADOW 1100
Black Sabre, cobra pipes, bags,
shield. Runs great. $3500/obo
941-624-3399
2002 KEY WEST 49CC scooter
Only 740 miles $450.00
Call Tony at 941-457-7455


ICYCLES/MOPEDS/
SCOOTERS
7360


2004 DIAMO VELUX, 150cc
scooter, 400 orig. miles. Real
eye catcher. Roof, windshield, CD
player. Recently serviced. Paid
$3200 sell $1350. (941)-916-
0076
2005 50CC, 2 wheeler, Looks
and runs like new. 1st $325 takes
it. 941-625-1646
2005 HONDA GL 1800 Silver An.
Gold Wing, 16.8K, like new, exc
cond. dealer main. GPS, bluetooth
ready, $12,900 941-764-7724 or
941-380-7708
2007 H/D Heritage Soft-tail
Black Like new, 10k mi, fuel inj, 6
spd, $13,500. (941)-624-5723
2007 HARLEY DAVIDSON
FATBOY SOFTTAIL, Perfect
condition, ADULT OWNED, crisis
low price $4300 mail at:
ddtl74@gmail.com
786-752-3228
2008 SOFTAIL CLASSIC, 105
Anniversary, low jack security and
ext. warranty, 900 miles, copper
and black, black leather silver
studded saddle bags. $13,000.
Call Day or night (863)-990-9365
HARLEY DAVIDSON HER-
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Let's Go! Page 2 September 2 3, 2009


Kim
Cool
Let's Go!
Features Editor
kcool@venicegondolier.com


Gotta minute?

If you have a minute, have I
got a deal for you. Head to
The Players Theatre this
weekend for the 4th Got A
Minute Play Festival.
You will see 60 one-minute
plays covering such topics as
"Pay-Per-View," "Speeding,"
"Seven Faces of Women" (You
thought there were only two?)
and 'An AARP Convention."
I have not missed one of these
festivals since day one. I went
first because of its multi-
talented creator and founder of
The Eclectic Theatre Company,
Jeffrey Kin, who also is the
artistic director of The Players.
If you have been to a festival,
you, like me, will be itching to
return. If you have not, do not
wait another year. It is totally
amazing to see what super-
talented playwrights can do
with a 60-second time slot.
Consider the average TV
commercial is 15 seconds. Some
of the stories are funny. Some
will tug at your heart. Some will
make you think and some will
educate you. All should
entertain.
The Eclectic Theatre Compa-
ny focuses on nurturing those
involved in all aspects of theater,
including playwrights.
Got-A-Minute embodies the
best of that while also benefiting
cancer research to the tune of
$56,000 so far. Tickets are a $20
donation for the Moffitt Cancer
Center Foundation this year.
There is an additional $5 charge
for Saturday's performance,
which includes a gala fundrais-
ing party and silent auction.
Shows are at 8 p.m. Sept. 4
and 5, and at 2 p.m. Sept. 6. The
Players is at 838 North Tamiami
Trail, Sarasota. Call
941-365-2494.


'MURDER BY MISADVENTURE' 'THE NERD'
(Through Sept. 20) Charlotte Players
Lemon Bay Playhouse Oct. 2 10.
96 W Dearborn St., Englewood. Cultural Center of Charlotte County
941-475-6756. 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte.
941-625-4175 ext. 220
'MARRIED ALIVE' or www.charlotteplayers.org.
(Through Sept. 26)
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre METALLICA
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 7 p.m. Oct. 3.
239-278-4422. St. Pete Times Forum
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa.
DEPECHE MODE 813-287-8844 or
Sept. 4. www.ticketmaster.com.
Ford Amphitheatre
Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa. U2
www.livenation.com. Oct. 9.
Raymond James Stadium
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA 4201 Dale Mabry Highway North,
'Portraits in Passion' Tampa.
Sept. 12. www.livenation.com.
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center
709 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. MITCHEL MUSSO'S
941-953-3434. Sunshine Stadium Tour
with special guest Leland Grant.
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA 6 p.m. Oct. 14.
'From The Start Charlotte County Sports Park
Sept. 17. El Jobean Road., Port Charlotte.
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center 877-440-8499 (TIXX) or www.sun-
709 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. shinestadiumtour.com.
941-953-3434.
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA
SUGARLAND 'Mozart: Touched by the Gods'
7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Oct. 10.
St. Pete Times Forum Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 709 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
813-287-8844 or 941-953-3434.
www.ticketmaster.com.
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS
NORTH PORT CONCERT BAND Oct. 14 Oct. 18.
'Octomusikfest St. Pete Times Forum
7 p.m. Oct 1. 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa.
North Port Performing Arts Center 813-287-8844 or
6400 W. Price Blvd., North Port www.ticketmaster.com.
866-406-7722.
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA
'DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS' 'With Quartets'
Oct. 1 Nov. 14. Oct. 15.
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 709 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
239-278-4422. 941-953-3434.

For the complete calendar:


www.http://www.sunnewspapers.net/specialPublications/letsGo.aspx
Let's Go! features events from Fort Myers to Tampa.
Let's Go! is distributed to Charlotte, DeSoto and Sarasota counties.


'THE BIG BAD MUSICAL'
Kids Onstage Charlotte Players
Oct. 16- 17.
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron St, Port Charlotte.
941-625-4175 ext. 220
or www.charlotteplayers.org.

DOWNTOWN GETDOWN
featuring BLUES TRAVELER
3 p.m. Oct. 24.
Laishley Park, Punta Gorda.
www.downtown-getdown.com.

ALICE COOPER
7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers.
239-481-4849 or
www.bbmannpah.com.

'MARY, MARTY'
Oct. 28- Nov. 15.
Lemon Bay Playhouse
96 W Dearborn St., Englewood.
941-475-6756.

BOYZ II MEN
Oct. 30.
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
800-826-9303 or www.vanwezel.org.

JEWEL
7:30 p.m. Nov. 1.
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers.
239-481-4849 or
www.bbmannpah.com.
8 p.m. Nov. 4.
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
800-826-9303 or www.vanwezel.org.

CONCERT FOR THE CURE
10 a.m. 6 p.m. Nov. 7.
Charlotte County Sports Park
El Jobean Road., Port Charlotte.
www.wikx.com.


September 2 3, 2009


Let's Go! Page 2


Marie
Merchant

Editor
mmerchant@sun-herald.com

Celebrate

Labor Day
Celebrate Labor Day
weekend at the Port
Charlotte Elks Lodge.
The party will be held from
11 am. 8 p.m. Friday. There
will be lunch and dinner
specials as well as music and
dancing from 5:30 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. by All The Gold.
Check out the car show
from 3 p.m. 5 p.m. Saturday.
There will also be lunch
specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
and a BBQ and Fish Fry from
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. for $10.
All The Gold will be perform-
ing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Stop by for breakfast from
9 a.m. to noon Sunday for
$5.99 and stay for the Pete
Andrews concert from 2 p.m.
to 6 p.m. Sunday for $5.
For more information, call
941-627-9811.
The Port Charlotte Elks
Lodge 2153 is located at
20225 Kenilworth Blvd.,
Port Charlotte.
The weekend event is open
to the public.

LET'S GO! INFO

Publisher
David Dunn-Rankin

Let's Go! Editor
Marie Merchant
Phone: 941-206-1145
E-mail: letsgo@sun-herald.com
Fax: 941-629-2085
Mail: 23170 Harborview Road,
Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980
Let's Go! Web site:
www.sun-herald.com/letsgo
Please submit information at least
two weeks before the event.
To send items for the calendar, please
include the time, location, cost of tickets
and where to get them, and a
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September 2 3, 2009


Let's Go! Page 3


Jazz it up over Labor Day Weekend


By KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR
Jazz rules during
September.
The Jazz Club of
Sarasota kicks off the
month with a Labor Day
weekend Jazz Festival in
Sarasota and ends the
month with the Venice
Jazz Festival in Centennial
Park in downtown Venice.
The Labor Day Week-
end Festival is the fourth
such festival scheduled for
the 2009-2010 calendar
year. Featuring a concert a


day for four days, the
event will be held at the
new Holiday Inn at the
Sarasota/Bradenton
International Airport.
As seating is limited to
200, jazz fans should
order tickets as soon as
possible. Call the Jazz
Club office at 941-366-
1552 during the week or
call the hotel at 941-358-
3800.
Friday, Sept. 5, the
LennyWilson Trio will
perform form 8 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, there


will be concerts at 2 and 8
p.m. The afternoon
concert, from 2-4 p,m.,
will feature the Matt
Hefner Group with Kenny
Drew Jr. and John Lamb.
The evening concert, from
8-10 p.m., features the
Dan McMillion Group.
Sunday, Sept. 7, there
will be concerts in the
morning and afternoon at
the hotel. From 10:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m., enjoy
brunch with the music of
guitarist Ben Roberts and
the singing of Phil


Picciotti. The afternoon
concert will feature the
Valerie Gillespie Trio from
2-4 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for
evening performance ($15
for jazz club members)
and $15 ($10 for mem-
bers) for the afternoon
concerts. Series tickets,



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et rid of the clutter,


which include seats in the
first four rows at all four
concerts, are package-
priced at $60 or $45 for
jazz club members. For
tickets paid with a credit
card, call the Holiday Inn
at 941-358-3800. To use
check or cash, call the Jazz
Club office at 941-366-


1552. Call the club about
annual memberships
which offer concert
discounts and other
perks.
The Holiday Inn is at
8009 E. 15th St., north of
the airport. It is the official
hotel for the Sarasota Jazz
Festival Feb. 28-March 6.


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Imaginarium Hands-on Museum &
Aquarium closed through Labor Day


PROVIDED BY THE
IMAGINARIUM
HANDS-ON MUSEUM
The Imaginarium
Hands-on Museum &
Aquarium will be
closed for maintenance
and repairs Aug. 31-
Sept. 4., which coin-
cides with Labor Day
weekend.
The Imaginarium will
resume normal operat-


ing hours on Saturday,
Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. for the Labor
Day Weekend. Muse-
ums hours are: Mon-
days through Saturdays
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and Sundays from
Noon to 5 p.m.
Guests to the interac-
tive museum can look
forward to the Heroes
in Action! exhibit, see


the new 3-D movie,
"SOS Planet," meet the
residents of Animal Lab
and Fisheye Lagoon
and enjoy many of the
Imaginarium's signature
science interactive.
For information
about the Imaginarium,
call 239.321.7420 or
visit online at:
www.imaginarium
fortmyers.com.


>COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS


Children's
reading, arts
and crafts
Hooked On Books at
Fishermen's Village will
start offering a story
reading time and a free
arts and crafts session at
11 a.m. every Thursday
starting Thursday at
1200 W Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda.
People are encouraged


to bring their children.
For more information,
call 941-637-8002.

Educational
boat tours
Florida Gulf Coast
University's Continuing
Education Division, in
conjunction with Punta
Gorda River Boat Tours,
King Fisher Fleet, and Nav-
a-Gator Grill, will offer a
Charlotte Harbor History


Cruise from 9:30 a.m. to 11
a.m. Sept. 16 from Fisher-
men's Village at the King
Fisher Fleet dock, 1200 W
Retta Esplanade, Punta
Gorda.
Captain Ralph Allen will
lead this while Vernon
Peeples will provide
insight to history of the
harbor. The cruise will cost
$30 per person. To register
or for more information,
call 941-505-7414 or visit
http://registerra.fgcu.edu


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September 2 3, 2009


Venice Theatre has busy month


By KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR
The theater that never
sleeps proves it again this
month with four different
theatrical events on its
stages plus its full class
schedule.
As its 60th anniversary
season gets underway,
Venice Theatre presents
"My Way," a Frank Sinatra
tribute show in the 90-
seat Yvonne T. Pinkerton
Theatre through Sept. 13.
Directed by Allan
Kollar, with musical
direction by Michelle


Kasanofsky, the show
features Kim Gardner
Kollar, Allen Kretschmer,
Bobbie Eschenbach and
Chris Caswell. They
perform 56 songs associ-
ated with "ol' blue eyes,"
as Sinatra was known by
his adoring fans.
Performances are
Tuesday through
Saturday at 8 p.m. plus a
Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $24 per
person.
"The Legend of Sleepy
Hollow" opens Sept. 24 in
the Pinkerton Theatre,


offering performances at
7 p.m. Thursday through
Saturday and matinees
on Saturday and Sun-
days at 2 p.m., through
Oct. 11. This is a Genera-
tions show, with prices of
$15 per person for adults
and $15 and $10 for
students.
"The Apple Tree" opens
Sept. 24 in the 432-seat
main stage area, where it
will play through Oct. 18,
evenings at 8 p.m.
Tuesday through Satur-
day and Sundays at 2
p.m. Written by the


creators of "Fiddler on
the Roof," Joseph Stein,
Sheldon Harnick and
Jerry Bock; this show
features three one-act
musicals about love and
temptation. Tickets are
$24 per person for adults.
Venice Theatre is at 140
W. Tampa Ave., on the
island in Venice. For
information on classes or
to purchase tickets, visit
www.venicestage.com or
call the education
department at 941-486-
8679 or the box office at
941-488-1115.


PHOTO COURTESY OF VENICE THEATRE
Chris Caswell is one of four area singers honoring the
memory of Frank Sinatra and his unique song styling in
Venice Theatre's produciton of "May Way," through Sept.
13. With him on stage are Kim Gardner Kollar, Allen
Kretschmer and Bobbie Eschenbach.


PIONEER DAYS

Saturday:
Cardboard Boat Race
9 a.m. registration. Races begin at 10 a.m. at Indian
Mound Park.
Saturday
Taste of Englewood, Crafts, Vendors, Music, Contests
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Street Dance 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday:
53rd Annual Pioneer Days Parade in Olde Englewood Village.
The parade will start at 9 a.m. from St. Raphael's Catholic
Church and proceed down Old Englewood Road before
turning left on Dearborn Street and finishing up on
McCall Road.
Parade entrants will be judged and trophies will be
awarded to winners in several different categories, organizers
said.
This year's post-parade celebration will feature live music,
informational vendors, craft vendors and concessions located
at Pioneer Park in the 300 block of Dearborn Street and
Garrett Park in the 500 block of Dearborn for the day.
Information and registration forms for each event can be
found at www.englewoodjaycees.com.


>COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEF


Watercolor
art exhibit
The Visual Arts Center will
play host to the 38th annual
Juried Exhibition of the
FloridaWatercolor Society
from Saturday to Oct. 27 at
210 Maud St., Punta Gorda.
The center is open from 9


a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Monday
to Friday; and 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. Saturday.
The exhibit is free and
open to the public for
viewing.
The FWS Convention will
be held Sept. 25 and 26 at
the Hyatt Regency in Bonita
Springs.


For information about the
convention, visit wwwflori-
dawatercolor society.org.


For more information
about the exhibit, call the
VAC at 941-639-8810.


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September 2 3, 2009


Lemon Bay Theater opens season with a chiller


By KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR
The Cultural Coast
theater season gets
underway Sept. 2, with
the opening of "Murder
by Misadventure" at the
Lemon Bay Playhouse in
Englewood.
Written by Edward
Taylor, the whodunnit
will be directed by
popular local actor Steve
Credeur who also is the
props master for Venice
Theatre. This is his
Lemon Bay debut.


Most recently per-
formed in this area by
the Asolo Repertory
Company, "Murder by
Misadventure" offers an
abundance of twists and
turns for whodunnit
fans. The story concerns
the possible splitup of an
award-winning writing
team. Harry Kent (Neil
Kasanofsky, saved his
money and lives well.
The other part of the
team, Paul Riggs (Robin
Mazey) squandered his.
Even though Riggs is the


idea man of the team,
Kent is ready to be rid of
him one way or
another. Kent and his
wife Emma (Michelle
Neitzel) have the perfect
play they think, until
a set of mishaps occur
and a sharp inspector
(Jack Rabito) appears on
the scene. As the story
unfolds, it seems as
though every answer
creates another ques-
tion, adding to mystery.
Lemon Bay Playhouse
is at 96 W. Dearborn St.,


Englewood. "Murder by person for adults and
Misadventure" Plays $11 for students with ID.
from Sept. 2 to Sept. 20. For information or to
Tickets are $16 per order tickets, visit


www.lemonbay
playhouse.com or call
the box office at
941-475-6756.


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Take Venice Avenue west over the bridge, turn left
onto Hwy. 41, go one block and make a
right onto Miami Avenue


PHOTO BY ROB DAVIS COURTESY OF LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE
Director Steve Credeur, right, gives notes to the cast of the Lemon Bay Playhouse sea-
son opener "Murder by Misadventure." The cast includes,, fro left, Michelle Neitzel, Neil
Kasanofsky, Robin Mazey, and Jack Rabito.


I COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEF


Antique Mall
to reopen
The Antique Mall in
the restored Punta
Gorda Train Depot will
reopen Tuesday.


Visitors are invited to
explore the Depot, built
in 1928 and closed to
passenger and freight
service in 1971.
Restoration began
in 1997 with the goal


of following the
original design of the
Depot as closely
as possible.
For more information or
to schedule a tour, call
941-639-6774 after Sept. 8.


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ENTERTAINMENT
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September 2 3, 2009


Off Broadway Palm offers look at Bill W


By KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR
Fort Myers' Broadway
Palm Dinner Theatre
has gone Off-Broadway
to open its new season
with "The Powerful
Story of Bill W and Dr.
Bob.
Based on a book by
Stephen Bergman and
Janet Surrey, the story
is about a stockbroker
and a surgeon caught
in the grips of alco-
holism and what they
did about it. Their
combined experience
eventually led to the
creation of Alcoholics
Anonymous and its
famous 12-step recov-
ery program. The
stockbroker was Bill
Williams, known to
members of AA as Bill
W. The surgeon was
Bob Smith. Their
relationship and their
relationships with their
families, friends and
other alcoholics is the
meat of this play.


BILL W. and Dr. BOB

LOGO COURTESY OF BROADWAY PALM DINNER THEATRE
Logo of the play, "Bill W" at the Broadway Palm Dinner
Theatre through Sept. 26.
"The writers are people will get credit
coming in to watch the toward their communi-
show," theater ty service commitment
spokesman Susan in their own recovery
Johnson said last week. program, she said.
"A few of the actors are None is playing a lead
working without pay to role.
earn community
service credits as part
of their own recovery] [{-
programs."
Normally, everyone ml i
at the Broadway Palm
is paid but these


people snowed up at
the audition and asked
to donate their pay,
Johnson said. These


0iCOMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS


Craft Festival
Punta Gorda will host
the 12th annual Sullivan
Street Craft Festival from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12
and 13 at 331 Sullivan St.
Downtown Punta Gorda
will be transformed into an
outdoor craft art showcase,
complete with 150 crafters
with affordable original
works available for sale.
Admission is free and
open to the public.

Annual Disc Dog
Tournament
Come and bring the


whole family to the first
Annual Disc Dog Tourna-
ment from 9 a.m. to noon
Sept. 19 at the Oyster
Creek Regional Paw Park,
6791 San Casa Road,
Englewood. Let your
furry K9 friend have fun
as they display their
talent and compete for
the highest jump, longest
jump, fastest and most
accurate dog. Prizes will
be awarded.
Registration is just $15
and Refreshments will be
available for purchase.
For more information,
please call 941-681-3742.


A portion of the
proceeds will be
presented to the YANA
Foundation, which
supports more than 25
groups of AA-related
organizations.
"Word spread quickly
that we are doing the
show," Johnson said.
"People are ordering in
12s and 20s. They are
coming in with their
support groups."
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26 at the Broadway
Palm Dinner Theatre,
1300 Colonial Blvd.,
Fort Myers, FL 33907,
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By KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR
Coming up this week-
end, Sept. 4-5, is the
monthly art walk in the
Village of the Arts in
Bradenton. Resident
artisans, book dealers and
craftsmen will open their
studios, galleries and
shops from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday and from 11 a.m. to
4 p.m. Saturday.
Established by the
Artists Guild of Manatee
Inc. in 1999, the Village of
the Arts covers more than
a dozen blocks, running
from West Ninth Avenue
(Martin Luther King) on
the north to West 17th
Avenue on the south. Its
East-West boundaries are
Ninth Street West next to
McKechnie Field where
the Pittsburgh Pirates hold
spring training and
Tamiami Trail, which, in
that part of Bradenton, is
known as 14th Street West.
Shades of St. Petersburg
and its numbered streets
and avenues, which add
an extra challenge for
visitors.
Once you find this 42-
acre area of mostly old
Florida homes, find a
parking spot and start
walking. While many of the
homes are painted in
bright tropical colors, the
studios, galleries and
shops are generally even
brighter and more fanci-
fully decorated. For the
monthly art walks, the
owners also often bring in
musicians and add to the
outdoor decor and
lighting. What they can't do
is widen the streets so it is
really important that all
the cars park on one side
or the other.
That all streets do not
end at U.S. 41 adds to the
challenge of finding Village
of the Arts in the first place


likes a village

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During a recent art walk in Bradenton's Village of the Arts, musicians jammed outside of
the Charisma Cafe at 104 W. 10th Ave., Bradenton.


Behind the Village Bookshop, owner Doug Knowlton visits
with customers during a recent art walk.


Dona Gould welcomes visi-
tors to her Village Voices &
Eclectic Art Emporium at
1010 W. 10th St., Bradenton.

- at least for non-
residents of the area.
Persevere if only for the
charm of the place with its
purple homes edged in
red, its red houses and
yellow houses and every
sort of fence one can
imagine. Some of the
home/shops have espe-
cially wonderful back-
yards. The Village Book-
shop, 1006 1 lth Avenue
West is but one example.
Its backyard inspires one
to stay awhile and also
seems to inspire conversa-
tions between visitors,
whether or not they arrive
together. The charming
shop is currently for sale
and hopefully, will find a


Directions
Take Interstate 75 to Exit. 220
(SR-64/Manatee Avenue) Travel
west, crossing U.S. 19 and U.S. 41
north to 9th St.Turn left then right
on 11th, 12th or 13th avenues
into the village on your right,
parking where you can, without
blocking any of the narrow roads.
The village is between 9th and
17th Avenues West and 9th and
14th Streets West. Adding to the
confusion, 14th Street North is US
41 Business.

sympatico owner to carry
on what present owner
Doug Knowlton began.
There are about 35
businesses and some 200
within the 42-acre area,
including a few new ones
and one old one recently
moved to a new location.
Lee Shore Gallery is now
next door to the Village
Bookshop, Dona Gould
said. She is the owner of
the area's other book shop,
Village Voices & Eclectic
Art Emporium, at 1010
10th. StreetWest. Her
specialty is books by
Florida authors but she
also sells woodwork and
other eclectic regional art.
Gould hosts signing by
authors every Saturday
from noon to 2 p.m. and,


Many of the homes within
the 1920s and 1930s.


during the monthly art
walks, from 6-9 on Fridays.
Gould also is the president
of the Florida Writers
Association.
One of the new shops is
the Blue Marschmello at
1020 10th Avenue West.
Gould said the strange
spelling is correct for the
new shop which sells
computer and plant stuff.
"Hey, it's the Village,"
Gould said. "He's the
computer geek and she's
the plant geek."
And a village it is -
characterized as much by
the charming and colorful
old Florida homes as by
the eclectic nature of the
shops within the village.
Gould said there was no
theme planned for the
September walk but with
Ortygia Ristorante at 1410
13th Street West, within the
Village, who needs a theme.


the Village of the Arts date to


"It is not an Italian
restaurant like you have
ever seen before," Gould
said. "'After 10 p.m. when
they close the restaurant,
they sometimes have an
impromptu jam session.
All acoustic some bring
guitars, fiddles, flutes,
horns bongo drums."
Anyone is welcome, she
added. A village jam is
scheduled for Saturday,
Nov. 7, beginning at noon.
As for the food at the
restaurant think
gourmet Italian,
Gould added.
There are a total of
three restaurants or cafes
within the village and
many more in the city of
53,000 that shares an
international airport and
interest in the arts with
Sarasota, which is to
the south.
Bradenton's other


biggest draws are the
Manatee Players, a
community theater on a
par with that in Venice,
and the South Florida
Museum, home of Snooty
the manatee July 21, 1948.
Born on July 21, 1948 and
considered the oldest
manatee in captivity,
Snooty has been welcom-
ing visitors to the Braden-
ton museum since about
1950, eating many heads
of lettuce each day. A road
trip on its own, the
museum also has the
Bishop Planetarium, a
great fossil collection and
replicas of 16th century
buildings in a Spanish
Plaza.
On days other than the
art walks, most of the
shops are open Wednesday
through Saturday from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours often
are extended during the
winter season.
For information on the
village, visit www.village-
ofthearts.com or call 941-
747-8056 or call Gould at
941-748-6865. For reserva-
tions at Ortygia Ristorante,
call 941-741-8646.
For other tasty treats,
check out the Charisma
Cafe (941-748-8203) and
Bonni Bakes Edible Art
(941-746-6647.


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All About Steve (PG-13)
The stars of two of the N EW
summer's biggest
comedy hits "The Proposal's"
Sandra Bullock and "The
Hangover's" Bradley Cooper -
come together in a hilarious tale
of a woman who, after falling hard
for a guy, thinks they're an item;
unfortunately, the guy thinks she's
stalking him. 1 hr. 38 mins.

Carriers (PG-13)
When a virus NEW
threatens to wipe out
humanity, Danny (Lou Taylor
Pucci), his brother Brian (Chris
Pine), and their friends Bobby
(Piper Perabo) and Kate (Emily
VanCamp) set out across the
southwestern desert in the hope
of eluding the pandemic. Over the
course of several days, the four
friends learn that the darkness
within themselves may prove
deadlier than any microbe.
1 hr. 24 mins.

District 9 (R) A-
Aliens become refugees in
South Africa where they are kept
isolated from any human contact.
While being contained in the
refuge being ignored of their
welfare, their weapons become
the sole interest of Multi-National
United (MNU). But only one man ,
Wikus van der Merwe (Sharlto
Copley), can activate these
weapons. He becomes hunted for
and only one place can give him
refuge, District 9. 1 hr. 53 mins.


Extract (R)
Joel, played by Jason NEW
Bateman ("Juno;' "Arrested
Development"), is one step away
from selling his flavor extract
factory and retiring to easy street
when a freak workplace accident
sets in motion a series of disasters
that puts his business and personal
life in jeopardy. 1 hr. 30 mins.

The Final Destination (R) B+
While enjoying a day at the
track, Nick O'Bannon (Bobby
Campo) has a horrific premonition
in which he and his friends all die
following a freak accident
involving multiple racecars. Nick
manages to convince his friends
to leave mere seconds before his
vision comes true. They may have
cheated death at first, but as the
survivors start to meet increasingly
grisly ends, Nick must figure out a
way to escape his fate before
death strikes again. 1 hr. 22 mins.

Funny People (R) B+
George (Adam Sandier) is a very
successful stand up comedian who
learns that he has an untreatable
blood disorder and is given less
than a year to live. Ira (Seth Rogen)
is a struggling up-and-coming
stand up comedian who works at a
deli and has yet to figure out his
onstage persona. One night, these
two perform at the same club and
George takes notice of Ira. George
hires Ira to be his semi-personal
assistant as well as his friend.
2 hrs. 16 mins.


Gamer (R)
"Gamer" is a high- NEW
concept action thriller
set in a near future when gaming
and entertainment have evolved
into a terrifying new hybrid.
Humans control other humans in
mass-scale, multi-player online
games: people play people...for
keeps. 1 hr. 45 mins.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (NR) C
Director Stephen Sommers
(The Mummy, Van Helsing)
adapts the beloved Hasbro G.I.
Joe toy line with this Paramount
Pictures production that pits the
Global Integrated Joint
Operating Entity against the evil
forces of the organization known
as Cobra. Dennis Quaid and
Channing Tatum star as General
Hawk and Duke Hauser,
respectively, with Joseph
Gordon-Levitt and Marion
Wayans leading the rest of the
cast, including Sienna Miller,
Ray Park, Rachel Nichols,
Christopher Eccleston, Adewale
Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Said
Taghmaoui, and Asian film star
Lee Byung-hun.

Halloween II (R) B
Evil comes home to roost as
unstoppable killer Michael
Myers (Tyler Mane) pursues
injured Laurie Strode (Scout
Taylor-Compton) through
Haddonfield's hospital.
1 hr. 41 mins.


Harry Potter and the
Half-Blood Prince (PG) B+
Voldemort is tightening his grip
on both the Muggle and wizarding
worlds and Hogwarts is no longer
the safe haven it once was. Harry
suspects that dangers may even lie
within the castle, but Dumbledore
is more intent upon preparing him
for the final battle that he knows is
fast approaching. Together they
work to find the key to unlock
Voldemort's defenses and, to this
end, Dumbledore recruits his old
friend and colleague, the well-
connected and unsuspecting bon
vivant Professor Horace Slughorn,
whom he believes holds crucial
information. 2 hrs. 33 mins.

Inglourious Basterds (R) A-
"Inglourious Basterds" begins in
German-occupied France, where
Shosanna Dreyfus(M6lanie
Laurent) witnesses the execution
of her family at the hand of Nazi
Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph
Waltz). Shosanna narrowly
escapes and flees to Paris, where
she forges a new identity as the
owner and operator of a cinema.
Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant
Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) organizes a
group of Jewish soldiers to engage
in targeted acts of retribution.
Known to their enemy as '"The
Basterds," Raine's squad joins
German actress and undercover
agent Bridget Von Hammersmark
(Diane Kruger) on a mission
to take down the leaders of The
Third Reich.


Julie & Julia (PG-13) A-
A frustrated temp secretary
(Amy Adams) embarks on a
year-long culinary quest to cook
all 524 recipes in Julia Child's
Mastering the Art of French
Cooking. She chronicles her
trials and tribulations in a blog
that catches on with the food
crowd. The film also covers the
years Julia Child (Meryl Streep)
and her husband Paul (Stanley
Tucci) spent in Paris during the
1940s and 1950s, when he was
a foreign diplomat who was
eventually investigated by Sen.
Joseph McCarthy for alleged
communist ties.

Ponyo (G) A-
From the Academy Award-
winning director and world-
renowned Japanese animation
legend Hayao Miyazaki comes
"Ponyo," the story of a yond and
overeager goldfish (voiced by
Noah Cyrus) and her quest to
become human. It features an
outstanding roster of voice
talent, including Cate Blanchett,
Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie
Jonas, Cloris Leachman, Lian
Neeson, LilyTomlin and
Betty White.

Shorts (PG) B-
In the little town of Black Falls,
every house looks the same and
almost everyone works for Black
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FILMS AT A GLANCE
Movie Rating Grade
All About Steve (PG-13) NEW
Carriers (PG-13) NEW
District 9 (R) A-
Extract (R) NEW
The Final Destination (R) B+
Funny People (R) B+
Gamer (R) NEW
G.I. Joe (NR) C
Halloween II (R) B
Harry Potter (PG) B+
Inglourious Basterds (R) A-
Julie & Julia (PG-13) A-
Ponyo (G) A-
Shorts (PG) B-
Taking Woodstock (R) B-
The Time Traveler's Wife (PG-13) C+

that is sweeping the nation. Toe
Johnson, 11, is unimpressed with
the company and its wares; he
just wants a few friends. Then, a
wish-granting rock falls from the
sky and changes everything. Soon
the town swarms with wishes gone
amok, but the trouble really
begins when adults get their
hands on the rock. 1 hr. 29 mins.

Taking Woodstock (R) B-
In the summer of 1969, Elliot
Tiber (Demetri Martin) divides his
time between New York and the El
Monaco, his Old-World parents'
ramshackle motel in the Catskills.
When the proposed venue for the
upcoming Woodstock concert falls
through, Elliot steps in to play a
pivotal role in the generation-
defining event by helping
organizers secure MaxYasgur's
nearby farm and offering the
El Monaco as their home base.
1 hr. 50 mins.

The Time Traveler's Wife
(PG-13) C+
Chicago librarian Henry De
Tamble suffers from a rare genetic
disorder that causes him to drift
uncontrollably back and forth
through time. On one of his
sojourns, he meets the love of his
life, Claire (Rachel McAdams), and
they marry. But the problems and
complexities of any relationship
are multiplied by Henry's inability
to remain in one time and place,
so that he and his beloved are
forever out of sync. 1 hr. 48 mins.


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* Nav-A-Gator Bar & Grill
9700 S.W Riverview Circle
(off Kings Highway)
941-625-4407.
6 p.m. 9 p.m. Thursday,
Jim Morris.
6 p.m. 9 p.m. Friday,
Golden Hippo.
2 p.m. 5 p.m. Saturday,
Gary and Kerri.
* Wagon Wheel
165 S. Polk Ave, Arcadia.
8 p.m. midnight karaoke DJ.

ENGLEWOOD
* Englewood Eagles #3885
250 Old Englewood Road,
Englewood.
941-474-9802.
6:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.
Friday, Double Effects.
6:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, Quiet Fire.
2 p.m. 6 p.m. Monday,
Quiet Fire.
* Englewood's
on Dearborn
(formerly Coconut Grove)
362 W Dearborn St.,
Englewood.
941-475-7501.
6:30 p.m. 10 p.m.
Thursday, karaoke with
WAM Entertainment.
* Rotonda Elks
303 Rotonda Blvd. W,
Rotonda.
941-697-2710.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, bingo.
7:30 p.m. Friday, The
Entertainers.

NORTH PORT
* Buffalo Wild Wings
700 Sumter Crossings
Drive, North Port.
941-429-9722.
5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Les Pearsall.
* Old World Restaurant
14415 S. Tamiami Trail,
North Port.
941-426-1155.
6:30 p.m. Monday, Texas
Hold 'em Poker.
* Riverside Lounge at
Budget Inn
14000 Tamiami Trail,
North Port.
941-429-1534.
9 p.m. 1:30 a.m. Friday-


Saturday, karaoke with
J.R. & Janet.
Sunday, poker.
7 p.m. 10 p.m. Tuesday,
poker.
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Wednesday, ladies
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4860 Trott Circle,
North Port.
941-426-6865.
7 p.m. 11 p.m. Friday,
Saturday, karaoke.

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* Bowland
3192 Harbor Blvd.,
Port Charlotte.
941-625-4794.
Friday, Saturday, karaoke.
12:30 p.m. Sunday,
Texas Hold 'em.
5:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Thursday, Texas Hold'em.
* Broad Street Bar & Grill
at Treasure Lanes
1059 Tamiami Trail,
Port Charlotte.
941-625-3930.
Monday, Thursday,
Pool league.
Tuesday, Shuffleboard
league.
Wednesday, Dart league.
* Deep Creek Elks
1133 Capricorn Blvd.,
Deep Creek.
941-764-6825.
6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Friday, Anything Goes.
1:30p.m. 5p.m.
Sunday, bingo.
Noon Monday, Labor Day
Celebration. Food, games,
music by La Croix at 3 p.m.
* Gatorz
3816 Tamiami Trail, Port
Charlotte.
941-625-5000
5 p.m. 9 p.m. Saturday,
Storm Surge.
* MS Rascal's Loony Bin
1182 Tamiami Trail, Port
Charlotte.
www.loonybinpub.com.
941-255-5999.
9 p.m. -1 a.m. Friday,
Whipping Post.
9 p.m. 1 a.m. Saturday,
Adrenalin Junkies.
9 p.m. 1 a.m. Tuesday,
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9 p.m. 1 a.m. Wednesday,


Thursday, ladies night with
DJ Philly Billy.
Noon, Monday Friday,
Texas Hold 'em Poker.
* Port Charlotte Elks
20225 Kenilworth Blvd.,
off Veterans Blvd., Port
Charlotte.
941-627-9811.
5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Friday, Karaoke contest
with All The Gold.
5 p.m. 8 p.m. Saturday,
All The Gold.
2 p.m. 6 p.m. Sunday,
Pete Andrews.
* Portside
3636 Tamiami Trail,
Port Charlotte.
9 p.m. Saturday, '80s Night
with video games, pricing
and DJ T with '80s music.
9 p.m. Tuesday, Ladies
night with DJ T.
* Q's Sports Bar and Girl
4030 Tamiami Trail,
Port Charlotte.
941-764-6969.
8 p.m. Thursday, Texas
Hold 'em Poker,
APA 8 Ball Pool League
10:30 p.m. Thursday, $100
First Place Open
8 Ball Tournament.
8 p.m. Friday, Texas Hold
'em Poker, 9 Ball Pool
Tournament.
4 p.m., 8 p.m. Saturday,
Texas Hold 'em Poker,
8 Ball Pool Tournament.
1 p.m., 8 p.m. Sunday,
Texas Hold 'em Poker.
8 p.m. Monday, Texas Hold


'em Poker, APA 9 Ball League.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Texas Hold
'em Poker, Q's In-House 9
Ball Pool League.
1 p.m., 8 p.m. Wednesday,
Texas Hold 'em Poker, 8
APA 8 Ball Pool League.
* Sports City
4660 Tamiami Trail,
Port Charlotte.
941-627-6264.
* Sun Flea Market & Kidstar
18505 Paulson Drive,
Port Charlotte.
941-255-3532.
Noon 3 p.m. Friday,
Tim Goodman.
Noon 3 p.m. Saturday,
Peter Taylor.
Noon 3 p.m. Sunday,
Alex Keller.
* Treasure Lanes
1059 Tamiami Trail, Port
Charlotte.
941-625-3930.
8 p.m. Saturday, cosmic
bowl.
* Visani featuring
The Comedy Zone
2400 Kings Highway, Port
Charlotte.
941-629-9191.
8 p.m. Thursday Friday,
live comedy with Shaun
Jones and Josh Phillips.
7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Satur-
day, ive comedy with
Shaun Jones and Josh
Phillips.
8 p.m. Wednesday, live
comedy with Jody Kerns
and Donnell Keith Gray.

PUNTA GORDA


* American Legion Post 103
2101 Taylor Road,
Punta Gorda.
941-639-6337.
6 p.m. 9 p.m. Friday,
Hub-Cat.
* Captain's Table Lounge
1200 W Retta Esplanage
(Fishermen's Village),
Punta Gorda
941-637-1177.
7 p.m. 10 p.m. Friday -
Saturday The Bob HansonTrio.
5 p.m. Monday through
Saturday, Mable at the piano.
* Danny's Deep Creek Pub
24901 Sandhill Blvd. Unit
14, Punta Gorda.
941-764-0640.
wwwdannysdeepmeekpuhcom


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7:30 p.m. Thursday,
karaoke with Stephanie.
9 p.m. Thursday, Ladies
Wii bowling tournament.
Noon midnight,
Friday Saturday,
Danny's Power Poker.
9 p.m. Friday, Wii Bowling
Master's Tournament.
9 p.m., 10 p.m. Saturday,
Wii Dutch Bowling
Tournament.
5 p.m. Sunday,
Wii bowling lessons.
Noon 10 p.m. Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday, Sunday,

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(941) 240-5100


Our delicious
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in the Heron's Roost
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& Friday from 5:30 to
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Grille Room.
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NIGHTWATCH
September 2 3, 2009


NIGHTWATCH, FROM PAGE 12
Danny's Power Poker.
8 p.m. Monday, Bobby's
Monday Madness Bowling
Tournament.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Wii
Bowling Doubles.
9 p.m. Wednesday, Wii
Bowling, Free Men's
Tournament.
* Dean's South of The Border
130 Tamiami Trail,
Punta Gorda
941-575-6100.
7 p.m. 10 p.m. Tuesday,
karaoke with Crazy George.
8 p.m. midnight, Friday,
Up The Creek.
8 p.m. midnight,
Saturday, Kim and Ronnie.
* Harpoon Harry's
1200 W Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda.
941-637-1177.
9 p.m. midnight Friday -
Saturday, SlickWilly.
Midnight 2 a.m. Friday -
Saturday, Dance music
with DJ Franco.
* Jack's Cafe
201W. Marion Ave.,
Punta Gorda.
941-637-8800.
9 p.m. midnight,
Thursday, ladies night with
dance music by
DJ Mo Ron.
* Fishermen'sVillage
1200 W Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda.
941-639-8721.
5 p.m. 9 p.m. Friday,
Magen & Mike Unforgettable.
5 p.m. 9 p.m. Saturday,
Jim Morris.
* Mooseheads
318 Tamiami Trail #111
Corner of U.S. 41 North
and Virginia, Punta Gorda.
941-505-0404.
8 p.m. Thursday,
open mic night.
9 p.m. Friday Saturday,
live music.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
Texas Hold 'em Poker.
* The Perfect Caper
121 E. Marion Ave.,
Punta Gorda.
941-505-9009.
7 p.m. 10 p.m. Thursday -
Saturday, live classic jazz in
the lounge by Trio "Taste."
* Punta Gorda Elks
25538 Shore Drive,
Punta Gorda.
941-637-2606.
Karaoke Monday,
Wednesday until 10 p.m.


Live music and dancing
Friday, Saturday
until 10 p.m.
Ryan's Subs and Sports
Grill
5268 Duncan Road,
Punta Gorda.
941-505-7827.
4 p.m. Monday, Free pool.
9 p.m. midnight Wednes-
day, Sink or Swim. Dance
Music by DJ Mo Ron.
7:30 p.m. Friday, live music.
* Slip-Not Lounge
1601 Tamiami Trail,
Punta Gorda.
941-639-7677.
7 p.m. 11 p.m. Thursday,
Two Can Jam.
8 p.m. midnight Friday,
Ladies night with The
Crashers.
8 p.m. midnight
Saturday, Low Rent.
4 p.m. 7 p.m. Sunday,
DJ Mick.
7 p.m. 10 p.m. Tuesday,
karaoke inside with M&M.
7 p.m. 10 p.m.
Wednesday, Tim Goodman
& Rosanne Botts.
8 p.m. Wednesday, pool
tournament.
* The Tavern Bar and Grill
126 W. Marion Ave.,
Punta Gorda.
941-639-7655.
9 p.m. 2 a.m. Friday,
DJ Dance Party.
9 p.m. 2 a.m. Saturday,
Pro DJs DJ Ron Dance
Party. Ladies drink free
10 p.m. 2 a.m.
* Tilly's Tap
3149 Duncan Road
(Hwy 17), Punta Gorda.
941-505-0798.
Free Pool Monday.

VENICE/NOKOMIS
* Honoluana Island Grill
222 Airport Ave., Venice.
941-483-3553.
7 p.m. Thursday, Open Mic
with Lynn Haines.
7 p.m. Friday, The Wild
Mango Boys.
7 pm. Saturday Danny Beach.
* The Office Pub
1195 U.S. 41 Bypass South,
Venice.
941-445-5973.
7 p.m. 10 p.m.
Wednesday, bar bingo.
8 p.m. Friday, 8-Ball pool


tournament.
9 p.m. 1 a.m. Saturday
karaoke with Jim & Deb.
2 p.m. Sunday, Wii Golf
and Bowling.
9 p.m. midnight Monday,
Free pool.
* Sal's Restaurant
and Pizzeria
545 S. Tamiami Trail,
Venice.
941-488-9896.
6 p.m. 9 p.m. Saturday,
Smooth Moves.
* Saltwater Cafe
1071 N. Tamiami Trail,
Nokomis.
941-488-3775.
5 p.m. 9 p.m. Wednesday,
Gary Lesher.
7 p.m. 11 p.m. Friday,
Gary Lesher.
7 p.m. 11 p.m. Saturday,
Gary Lesher.
11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.,
Sunday brunch with Gary
Lesher.
5 p.m. 8 p.m. Sunday,
Gary Lesher. Caribbean
Island Night.


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NEWS BRIEFS
Horse show
The Punta Gorda
Horseman's Association
will hold a Hunter/ Jumper
Show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sept. 26 at the Carmalita
Park Horse Arena, 6905
Florida St., Punta Gorda.
For more information, call
941-769-4720.


'Nash Night'
'Nash Night' will be held
at the V.EW Post 8203,
4860 Pan American Blvd.,
North Port from 6:30 p.m.
- 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3.
Bring a dish to share
and earn 3 free raffle
tickets. Raffles, 50/50
drawing. Drink specials.
Music and karaoke by
Toni & Capt. Jim.


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September 2 3, 2009


Smoke House offers southern charm, good food


T cooking for an
enjoyable place for
rLJbreakfast or lunch
where the wait staff seems
to be having as much fun
as the customers? Head
for The Original Smoke
House Restaurant where
you will be greeted like an
old friend and seated at a
lacquered picnic table.
The simple wall decora-
tions include posted
specials, a bulletin board
for the local Tarpons, an
American Flag, historical
photos, and a few small
paintings. It can be hectic
and noisy, but the spirit of
neighborliness rules and
there is always time to
share a laugh.
No matter how busy it
gets (and it frequently
does), you can count on
getting a quick cup of rich
coffee ($1.45) and a
waitress ready for your
order. All eggs and omelets
come with cottage fries or
grits and toast or biscuit.
On a recent Sunday, we
went for breakfast with


Authentic Maine
Lobster Bake
The Charlotte County
Historical Center Society is
now accepting reservations
for its tenth annual
Authentic Maine Lobster
Bake on Sept. 19 at the Port
Charlotte Beach Complex.
This unique evening
event features abundant
food cooked to perfection
in an authentic outdoor
pit, live musical entertain-
ment by Jeff Collins the
Golden Hippo, and silent
and live auctions with Phil
Wilson donating his
exceptional auctioneering
skills. Because it has sold
out in past years, early
reservations are suggest-


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EAT-
Restaurant Review
letsgo@sun-herald.com
Hours of operation and pricing
are subject to change.

our granddaughter.
He chose a blackboard
special: Country-Fried
Steak with two eggs over
easy, grits and a biscuit
($6.95). She ordered the #4
Breakfast: two well-
scrambled eggs, bacon,
cottage fries, and biscuit
($5). Our granddaughter
had a meat and cheese
omelet ($6.45), choosing
sausage, cheddar with
cottage fries and biscuit.
Other choices for her
omelet included Swiss or
American cheeses (extra
cheese 75 cents), and
bacon or ham (extra meat
$1.50).
Every item in our
breakfasts was just right.
The country-fried steak
stayed crisp under its


ed. Seating is limited, and
dinners will not be sold at
the door.
Cocktails will be served at
5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner is prepared by
"Uncle Jim" from Authen-
tic Live Maine Lobster
Bake and includes a one-
and-a-quarter pound
Maine lobster, steamed
Maine clams and mussels,
baked potato, hard-boiled
egg, corn on the cob,
coleslaw, warm rolls, hot
drawn butter, and straw-
berry shortcake. Sirloin
steak, chicken breast, or
vegetarian stuffed
zucchini entrees are also
available.
All proceeds benefit
Historical Center pro-


The Original Smoke House Restaurant
Address: 415 Cooper St, Punta Gorda. (Corner of E. Virginia.)
Telephone number: 941-639-2000.
Hours: Breakfast: 6 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Tuesday Friday.
6 a.m. noon Saturday, 7 a.m. noon Sunday.
Lunch: 11 a.m. 1 p.m. Tuesday Friday.
No credit cards.
Atmosphere................. Price: $
Healthy choices:...............No
Value for Money:........ Kids Menu: No
Kids Menu: No
Service: Full Bar No
$ $1 $-$10; $$ $11 $15 Dress: Casual
$$$-$16 $20; $$$$ Over $20 per person.
Fourforks Excellent Three forks Very Good Entertainment: ................... No
*TWo forks Good o One fork Fair


generous helping of
exemplary sausage gravy,
and the grits had good
texture. All our eggs were
cooked exactly to order.
Her bacon was thick,
smoky and crisp, and the
sausage in the gravy and
the omelet was deliciously
seasoned. All the smoked
meats, including others
we have previously
sampled, are prepared by
the owners and are a
legitimate source of pride
at the Smoke House. The
cottage fries are like thick


potato chips. The biscuits
are unconventionally
large, flaky and chewy at
the same time.
The local crowd knows
where to find hearty and
well-prepared country
cooking at very reasonable
prices. In addition to
breakfast, the lunch menu
offers sandwiches,
burgers, baskets, and
complete platters. It is
hard to beat the Smoke
House for good food
seasoned with a large dose
of Southern warmth.


grams. The Charlotte
County Historical Center is
located at 22959 Bayshore
Road in Charlotte Harbor
and it is a part of the Parks,


Recreation and Cultural
Resources Department.
For reservations,contact
the Historical Center at
941-629-PAST (7278.


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September 2 3, 2009


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TV, FROM PAGE 10
brother for the love of a
high school girl.
Three stars.
9. "The Beautiful
Life" 9 p.m. Sept. 16,
CW Writing this may
make quash all the
credibility, but this
wasn't awful. Well,
Mischa Barton as a
washed up model was
terrible, but the story
of a bunch of wannabe
models is a train wreck
you can't quite turn
away from. Three stars.
10. "Community" -
9:30 p.m. Sept. 17, NBC
- Not there quite yet,
but this series starring
"Talk Soup" host Joel
McHale and "SNL" vet
Chevy Chase has some
serious comedy perco-
lating, but not enough
to recommend yet.
Three stars.
11. "Modern Family"
- 9 p.m. Sept. 23, ABC
- Shot documentary-
style with characters
speaking to the cam-
era, three couples
linked together test
what it means to be a
family. A few funny
moments that might
turn into something
enjoyable down the
line. Three stars.
12. "The Middle" -
8:30 p.m. Sept. 30, ABC
- Patricia Heaton tries
to be super mom in
Middle America to a
clan that includes her
blue collar husband
(Neil Flynn), clinically
quirky elementary age
son, a terminally
hopeful teen daughter
and an attitude-
infected teen son.
Two stars.


13. "Accidentally on
Purpose" 8:30 p.m.
Sept. 21, CBS -
Wardrobe and make-up
have some explaining to
do, because stunningly
beautiful Jenna Elfman
gets a downgrade.
Beyond the superficial,
this series, about a 36-
year-old film critic who
gets pregnant after a
fling with a younger
man, has a glimmer of
possibility given the
talents of Elfman and
co-star Ashley Jensen.
Two stars.
SKIP IT
1. "Mercy" 8 p.m.
Sept. 23, NBC-
Nurses are the new
firefighters! A mouthy
nurse (Taylor Schilling)
fresh from Iraq, where
she had a steamy affair
with a doctor (James
Tupper), returns home
to rekindle a marriage.
She's joined by an
optimistic nurse
(Michelle Trachten-
berg) and a sultry
nurse (Jaime Lee
Kirchner). Mercy
indeed. One star.
2. "Melrose Place" -
8 p.m. Sept. 9, CW -
Past its prime time. Not
even tabloid fodder
Jessica Simpson's little
sis, Ashlee Simpson
Wentz, can drum up
much of a spark as the
soapy show about
residents of an L.A.
apartment building
attempts a comeback
filled with a few old
faces (Laura Leighton,
Thomas Calabro) and a
host of fresh flesh.
One star.
3. "Brothers" -
8 p.m. Sept. 25, Fox-


What a monumental
waste of CCH
Pounders' considerable
acting abilities. The
formidable actress gets
stuck saying "He's an
ass, but I love him"
three times to each of
her sons (Michael
Strahan, Daryl Chill
Mitchell) and her
husband (Carl Weath-
ers) in this unbearable
series. No stars.
4. "Three Rivers" -
9 p.m. Oct. 4, CBS -
This series is drowning
in good intentions and
very little else. Alex
O'Loughlin ("Moon-
light") became an
online pin-up boy for
his vampire series, but
this medical drama
about transplant
doctors just sucks. And
Katherine Moennig as
the rebel doctor looks
like she's one step away
from a homeless
shelter and her next


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Saturday, September 5th
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heroin hit. No stars.
5. "Trauma" 9 p.m.
Sept. 28, NBC The
trauma going on here is
being forced to watch
this mess about San
Francisco paramedics
filled with frenetic
energy and forgettable
characters.
Things go boom, but
make no sense. Two
helicopters crash
midair and one skitters
across a rooftop leav-
ing one guy alive? Not
even sci-fi shows ask
for this much suspen-
sion of disbelief.
No stars.
6. "Cougar Town" -
9:30 p.m. Sept. 23, ABC
- This Courteney Cox
vehicle drives right into
the muck and can't get
unstuck. Cox plays a
divorced woman who
decides to take a dip in
the kiddie pool, even
hitting on high school-
ers. No stars.


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7. "Hank" 8 p.m.
Sept. 30, ABC Kelsey
Grammer attempts
another shot at his
post-"Frasier" career
with this non-starter.
He plays a downsized
CEO attempting
another climb the
ladder, dragging his
wife and two kids
behind. No stars.
8. "The Forgotten" -
10 p.m. Sept. 22, ABC


- Christian Slater just
signed on to this series
about amateur detec-
tives tracking down
cold murder cases.
The pilot has yet to
be completed as roles
have been recast.
Doesn't bode well,
despite the fact that
this series comes from
the team behind "CSI:
Crime Scene Investiga-
tion." No stars.


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Lemon Bay Playhouse


auditions for 'Mary Mary'


PROVIDED BY
LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE
Lemon Bay Playhouse
will hold auditions for its
second play of the season
on Sunday, Sept. 6 and
Monday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m.
in the theater, located at 96
West Dearborn Street in
Englewood.
The play, "Mary Mary"
by Jean Kerr, is being
directed by Matt McCord
and will run from Oct. 28
through Nov. 15.
The plot focuses on
wisecracking cynic Mary
and infuriatingly sensible
Bob, on the verge of
divorce following a nine-
month separation. They
meet at his apartment in
the hope they can avert an
audit by the IRS. A snow-
storm forces Mary to
spend the night, and the
following morning mutual
friend and attorney Oscar,
Hollywood heartthrob and
neighbor DirkWinston,
and Bob's considerably
younger fiance Tiffany
arrive on the scene. The
comedy's humor is derived
from discussions about


Pirate's Day
Festival
Fishermen's Village has
announced it will hold its
inaugural "Pirate's Day"
Festival on Sept. 12 all
throughout the Village at
1200 W. Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda. Festivities
begin at 11 a.m. and
continue throughout the




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PHOTO BY ROB DAVIS COURTESY LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE
Matt McCord will be auditioning actors on Sept. 6 and 7
for the Lemon Bay Playhouse production of "Mary Mary."


income taxes, marriage,
alimony, divorce, remar-
riage, extra-marital affairs,
weight-loss programs,
exercise, and sex.
There are roles for three
adult males and two adult
females, with all roles
available to be cast.
Auditioning actors will be
required to read from the
script. A copy of the play is


available for perusal at the
theater box office. The box
office is open weekdays
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lemon Bay Playhouse is
at 96W. Dearborn St.,
Englewood. For informa-
tion or to order tickets for
this or other shows, visit
www.lemonbayplay-
house.com or call the box
office at 941-475-6756.


day, featuring The
Calendar Girls dance
group, aVillage-wide
treasure hunt, costume
contests for children and
adults, book signing and
storytelling, "Madame Go
Go" Stilt Walker/Fire
Dancer, live music by
Shawn Brown and the As
Is band, "Pyrates of
Tortuga" Pyrate Invasions


and skits, tours aboard
the Royal Order of Ponce
De Leon Conquistador
ship, air brush tattooing
and much more. The
public is invited to come
to the Village in their best
"pirate attire." Admission
is free. For more infor-
mation, call 941-639-
8721 or visit
www.fishville.com.


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Six Fresh Fish startingat... $13.59
10 oz. USDA Choice Black Angus
Sirloin. ............................... $14.99
6 oz. Sirloin Steak& Shrimp
Scam pi................................ $16.99
Mahi-Mahi Oscar with 6 oz.
LobsterTail ....................... $19.99
6 oz. Sirloin Steak with 6 oz.
LobsterTail ....................... $24.99
All You Can Eat Specials
start at.............................. $11.99
Fish Fry, SnowCrab,
Prime Rib & SnowCrab Combo


Best Happy Hour Specials
Daily 12pm to 7pm and
again 9:30pm to close
and All Day Monday'
$4.00 Martinis
Well Drinks 2for 1
Happy Hour Wines 2 for 1
Discounted House Drafts -
Saltwater Brew 99C
4pm 5:30pm on the Bar Only:
Wings 29C & Raw Oysters 29C ea.


Weekly Special Overview
Thursday Beef Specials! 12 oz. Prime Rib just $16.99
Friday Live Music with Gary Lesher starting 7pm.
Saturday Live Music with Gary Lesher starting 7pm.
Sunday Voted Best Brunch 11:30 to 2:30pm Free Mimosa
Live Music with Gary Lesher! Discounted Gourmet Pizza!
Monday Lobster Feast! o Lb. Live Maine Lobster $16.99!
Tuesday Steam Pot Party! $12.99 double$16.99!
Wednesday Snow Crab 1 Lb. $14.99 10 Lb. $16.99!
Ladies' Night 7pm First UV A- Martini Free! ~ Live Music!
Express Lunch... Starting @ $5.99
Sunset Menu (21 items 3 to 5:30pm) start @ $8.99
6 oz. Sirloin Steak $9.99 ~ 8 oz. Prime Rib $11.99

Chef Rolf I has a passion for creating his own daily & weekly selection
entrees with a European flair using the finest ingredients available!
Corner Laurel Rd. & US-41
Nokomis
(941) 488-3775
w www.SaltwaterCafe.com ____,_._.


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