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A W HA IT "SE" *


Several Tampa Sports Authority
Board members' terms are expiring
at the end of June.
Two are County Commission
appointees, Randy Larson and Vin
Marchetti. We hear that both are
applying for a new term and that
they have the votes to be reap-
pointed.
Mayoral appointees Frank
DeBose and Dana Ludwig are
also up for reappointment. A few
months ago, the mayor made it
known that he would find new blood
for the Board. As far as we know,
that's still his feeling, but we still


don't know who he will appoint.
Don DeFossett's term expires at
the end of July. He is the governor's
appointee.

Actor Ben Affleck was in Ybor
City Wednesday to scout the area
as a potential location for the movie
Live by Night. The movie is based
on a book by Dennis Lehane, who
is a Tampa resident.
The book is set in the prohibi-
tion era and follows character Joe
Coughlin, who enjoys the life of.
a criminal and is a success at his
chosen profession. The story flows


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from the streets of Boston to Ybor
City to the tropical island of Cuba.
We hear Affleck toured the Cu-
ban Club and the Don Vicente Ybor
Historic Inn.

Michelle Shimberg is thinking of
running for school board in Candy


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in's district, which is centered
South Tampa. Ms. Olson ari-
nced this week that she'll retire
a the Board at the end of her
a.
Is. Shimberg tells us she'll make
decision later this summer on
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This 1925 photo was taken at the P.A. Spoto Hardware Store. It rail for the ladder to reach all the paint products. Thesiffs
was located at 1722 7th Avenue in Ybor- City, having moved to the dressed to the nines in ties and bow ties.
larger store from 1830 7th Avenue. (photo courtesy of of the Florida Archives)
Note the stacks of strollers, wagons and bicycles and the long


El deported al dia
Por Victor Sisa
Termina temporada para USF con derrota en softbol (f)
A pesar de solamente permitirle un hit a la Universidad de
la Florida (UF), el equipo de softbol femeliino de USF no pudo
concretar la victoria en su fltimo encuentro de la tempora-
da ante las chicas de Gainesville. Sara Nevins, con el breve
apoyo de la relevista Lindsey Richardson, lanz6 un juego casi
perfect. Sin embargo, Nevins concedi6 seis bases por bolas
que inclinaron la balanza en contra de su equipo. Las Ga-
tors le anotaron una carrn-era con las bases llenas por descon-
trol, en la cuarta entrada, y luego un solitario imparable que
marc la segunda en su victoria 2-0 ante las chicas de USF.
Fue un soberbio duelo de lanzadoras, en el cual las de Flo-
rida supieron distinguir muy bien la zona de strikes y bolas, al
conseguir lenar las bases a traves de negociados boletos. Las
(Pasa a la pigina 4)


Libro

Mbierto


Le saluda A Libro Abierto.
-Hoy, tengo la mano y el alma
cansada. La chispa creative
estd de siesta y en el vasto ho-
rizonte de mi alma se perciben
tuibulencias: viejos y desagra-
dables recuerdos han emergido
para susurrarme que hay cosas
por perdonar y el perd6n em-
pieza por uno mismo. Regresa-
ron para recordarme que debo
enfrentar los fantasmas cara
a cara para superar el temor.


Solamente cuando me atreva
a mirar mis verdaderas emo-
ciones, s6lo entonces, habrd
una posibilidad para que la ho-
nestidad repare las molestias.
Algunas veces, es mejor ca-
llar y escuchar a otros. El buen
guerrero debe saber cuando
reposar; entender que de ese
modo podra library la pr6xima
batalla con la mente afilada y
el cuerpo afinado. Hoy, perma-
nezco. en silencio y dejo que los


Por Manuela Ball


sabios hablen. Comparto con
mis estimados lectores, este
cuento de Jorge Bucay, ilamado
"Galleticas". Es un relato pro-
funmdo, simple y aleccionador:
(Pasa a la paigina 2)




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Actualidadd

Arenrica Lati^


Costa Rica
La president de Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, anunci6 la
semana pasada que sujefe de Inteligencia y su asistente per-
sonal renunciaron por el escandalo desatado tras conocerse
que la mandataria viaj6 dos veces en un avi6n privado de una
empresa fundada por un colombiano supuestamente vinculado
con el narcotrdfico. La mandataria no asumi6 ninguna cuota
de responsabilidad en los hechos y sefial6 que los errors en
los controls de seguridad se debieron a descuidos de Mauricio
Boraschi, ahora ex director de la Direcci6n de Inteligencia y
Seguridad (DIS), ademds de viceministro de la Presidencia y
Comisionado Nacional Antidrogas.
Panama
Los primeros tres trenes del metro de Panama fabricados en
la plant de Alstom en Santa Perpetua de Mogoda (Barcelona,
Espafia) han sido embarcados desde el Puerto de Tarragona
con destino a la capital panamefia. A lo largo de los pr6ximos
meses, Alstom enviard los 16 trees restantes, de tres coaches
cada uno, de esta nueva linea de metro, que entrara en func-
ionamiento a principios de 2014, ha informado este viemrnes la
compafia. La construcci6n de esta linea de metro, que contara
con trece estaciones y un recorrido de 13,7 kil6metros, es,
junto a la ampliaci6n del Canal, uno de los proyectos de mayor
envergadura que estA llevando a cabo actualmente Panama.
Cuba
Unos 24.075 argentinos han aprendido a leer y escribir
gracias al m6todo cubano "Yo, si puedo", que se aplica en este
pais desde el 2003, destac6 el pedagogo Guido Navarro, actual
responsible de esta campafia alfabetizadora. "Estos son gestos
solidarios que son dificiles dejustipreciar en sujusta dimension
Sport el alto valor de humanismo que encierran", refiri6 Carlos
Maslowski, president del Comitd de Amistad con Cuba en la
provincia de Misiones, al describir esta iniciativa educational.
En cuanto al dmbito international, Cuba critic en una
sesi6n de la Asamblea General dedicada al tema de la Soluci6n
pacifica de conflicts en Africa la falta de compromise y vol-
untad political necesarios para enfrentar los graves y urgentes
problems, econ6micos y sociales, que aquejan a Africa. Pese
a que el 60 por ciento de las actividades de paz y seguridad de
la ONU irivolucran a Estados africanos, el organismo mundial
no ha cumplido el papel que le corresponde para ayudar y
proteger a los millones de personas que lo necesitan en ese
continent, subray6. En estos moments alrededor de cinco mil
500 colaboradores de Cuba laboran en Africa, de ellos mas de
tres mil en el sector de la salud, al tiempo que la colaboraci6n
m'dica alcanza a 35 de los 54 paises africanos, afiadi6. En ese
inmenso continent, cada 30 segundos fallece una persona.
Am6rica Latina y la FAO
El director general de la Organizaci6n de Naciones Unidas
para la Alimentaci6n y la Agricultura (FAO), Jose Graziano da
Silva, reconoci6 que America Latina es la region del mundo con
mds avances hacia la erradicaci6n del hambre. Seg(n datos de
este organismo, Latinoamerica y el Caribe han logrado en poco,
mias de 10 afos reducir en 16 millones el nfmero de personas
con hambre, con lo que "ha demostrado que el hambre se
puede reducir, incluso se puede eliminar". En todo el mundo
unas 875 millones de personas padecen desnutrici6n cr6nica.
Venezuela
El Consejo Electoral de Venezuela. sefial6 que tras diez dias
de verificaciones de los votos de las elecciones presidenciales
del mes pasado, se encontr6 solamente un pequefno margen de
error. El consejo afirm6 que el 75% de los colegios electorales
habia sido auditado y el margende error fue s6lo 0,02%. Por su
parte, el lider de la oposici6n, Henrique Capriles, habia exigido
la auditoria despues de ser derrotado por un estrecho margen
por el president Nicolas Maduro. Al enterarse de la noticia,
Capriles, afirm6: "Lo dijimos hace various dias, lo reiteramos, la
supuesta auditoria que hacen unos rectores del CNE es una
farsa, una mamarrachada".
Argentina
El ecologistay millonario estadounidense Douglas Tompldkins
decidi6 donar su estancia "El Rinc6n", ubicada en la provincia
argentina de Santa Cruz (sur) y cuya extension es de 15 mil
hectareas, como parte de su compromise por la conservaci6n
del medio ambiente y con el objetivo de ampliar el "Parque
National Perito Moreno" de la Patagonia. En 2004, Tompldkins
don6 62 mil hectdreas de su estancia "Monte Le6n" para la cre-
aci6n del parque national hom6nimo en Argentina. "Hoy siento
orgullo de participar en este process de ampliar un parque
national", sostuvo Tompkins. "Perito Moreno" se encuentra
en una hermosa region montafiosa cortada por fdrtiles valles.

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El Senado de EE.UU. aprueba apoyo a Israel

en caso de un conflict military con Iran


El Senado de Estados Uni-
dos ha aprobado una resolu-
ci6n que prev6 brindar apoyo
military a Israel en caso de que
se desate un conflict belico
con Iran. La iniciativa sali6
adelante con 99 votos a favor
y 1 en contra.
"Si Israel se ve obligado a
emprender una acci6n mili-
tar en defense propia con-
tra el program nuclear de
Iran, el gobierno de EE.UU.
debe proporcionar a Israel
apoyo diplomatico, military y
econ6mico para defender su
territorio y su poblaci6n", reza
la resoluci6n. Asimismo, el
texto apoya el fortalecimiento
de las sanciones contra Iran,
tanto por parte de Estados


Unidos como a nivel in-
ternacional.
En los lfimos afios -q
la naci6n persa estA
siendo sometida a una
creciente presi6n in-
ternacional por su
po18mico program nu-
clear. EE.UU., Israel y
sus aliados sospechan
que Irdn estA utilizan-
do el program como El secretario de defense de EE.UU.,
cobertura para fabricar Chuck Hagel (izq.), y el primer
armas nucleares en se-
creto. ministry israeli Benjamin Netan
Por su parte, la yahu, confirmaron su alianza con-
Repfiblica Isl&mica re- tra Iran con un apret6n de manos.
chaza las acusaciones, como ilegales e infundadas
defiende los fines pacificos de y sostiene que EE.UU. estA
su program, considerando detrAs de las que impuso la
las sanciones occidentales Uni6n Europea a su pals.


(Viene de la pigina 1)
A una estaci6n de trenes
llega una tarde, una sefiora
muy elegant. En la venta,-
nilla le informan que el tren
esta retrasado y que tardara
aproximadamente una hora
en llegar a la estaci6n.
Un poco fastidiada, la se-
nfora va al. puesto de diarios
y compra una revista, luego
pasa al kiosco y compra un
paquete de galletitas y una
lata de gaseosa.
Preparada para la forzosa
espera, se sienta en uno de
los largos bancos del anden.
Mientras hojea la revista,
un joven se sienta a su lado
y comienza a leer un diario.
Imprevistamente la sefio-
ra ve, por el rabillo del ojo,
c6mo el muchacho, sin decir
una palabra, estira la mano,
agarra el paquete de galleti-
tas, lo abre y despues de sa-
car una comienza a comdrse-
la despreocupadamente.
La mniujer esta indignada.
No esta dispuesta a ser gro-
sera, pero tampoco a fingir
que nada ha pasado; asi que,
con gesto ampuloso, toma el
paquete y saca una galletita
que exhibe frente al joven y
se la come mirandolo fija-
mente.
Por toda respuesta, el jo-
yen sonrie... y toma otra ga-
iletita. La sefiora gime un
poco, toma una nueva ga-
lletita y, con ostensibles se-


fiales de fastidio, se la come
sosteniendo otra vez la mira-
da en el muchacho.
El diAlogo de .-miradas y
sonrisas continia entire ga-
lleta y galleta. La sefiora cada
vez mAs irritada, el mucha-
cho cada vez mAs divertido.
Finalmente, la sefiora se
da cuenta de que en el pa-
quete queda s6lo la ultima
galletita. "No podrA ser tan
caradura", piensa, y se que-
da como congelada mirando
alternativamente al joven y a
la galletita.
Con calma, el muchacho
alarga la mano, toma galle-
tita restante y, con much
suavidad, la corta en dos
parties iguales. Con su son-
risa mAs amorosa le ofrece la


mitad a la sefiora.
iGraciasl dice la mu-
jer tomando con rudeza la
media galletita.
De nada contest el
joven sonriendo mientras
come su porci6n.
El tren llega.
Furiosa, la sefiora se le-
vanta con sus cosas y sube
al tren. Al ponerse en march
en tren, desde iel vag6n ve al
muchacho todavia sentado
en el banco del anddn y pien-
sa: "Insolente".
Siente la boca reseca de
ira. Abre la carter para sa-
car la lata de gaseosa y se
sorprende al encontrar, ce-
rrado, su paquete de galleti-
tas.. ilntacto!
iAu revoir! iArrivederci!


Japones de 80 afios pisa la cima mas

alta del mundo


Leer para creer... El alpinista japonis Yuichiro Miura, de 80 afios, conquist6 la cima del
Everest, pese a las cuatro operaciones de coraz6n a las que ha sido sometido. Miura y su
equipo, entire quienes figure su hijo Gouta, alcanzaron la cima anhelada y elev6 a cuatro
afios el record precedente de edad (desbanc6 al nepali Min Bahadur Sherchan, que hizo
cumbre a los 76 afios, en 2008). "El record no es lo mas important para mi", declar6
Miura en abril antes de partir hacia el Everest. "Lo important es llegar a la cima". Al
llegar al techo del mundo, Miura exclam6; "Soy el hombre mas feliz del mundo".




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La Cenicienta del "Next Generation Ballet"

deslumbr6 a los espectadores


Info *ahla 9


For Manuela Ball y
Leonardo Venta
Critical de la presentaci6n
La version coreogrifica del
cldsico cuento de hadas "La
Cenicienta", realizada por Pe-
ter Stark, director artistic del
"Next Generation Ballet", fue
todo un exito el pasado fin de
semana en la Sala Ferguson
del Straz Center, en Tampa.
Desde el primer acto descolla-
ron las hermanastras de Ceni-
cienta, Prudence (Emily Holt)
y Petunia (Tyler Dowdy) a
nuestro juicio, entire lo mas di-
vertido y logrado de la funci6n
al transmitir la contagiosa
hilaridad de sus interpreta-
ciones, mediante un excelente
dominio histri6nico, manifiesto
en la rivalidad entire ellas, y la
enconada envidia que le profe-
san a Cenicienta.
En la funci6n que 'asisti-
mos, la .ltima de las cuatro
presentaciones, ofrecidas, la
fiesta del Principe (interpreta-
do por William Dugan, sefio-
rial, refinado y elegant) so-
bresalen las danzas de corte,
interpretadas en sincronizada
armonia por el cuerpo de baile.
Deslumbr6 la transformaci6n
de Cenicienta personifica-
da por Sasha Alvarez, segura,
musical y encantadoramente
expresiva -, cuando lega ma-
jestuosamente atayiada al bai-
le en una carroza encantada.
Si bien, a medianoche cesa el
encanto. Todos conocemos el
rest de la histoiia. El zapato
de cristal que deja lajoven en
su huida del castillo; el Prin-
cipe que procura encontrar a
la mujer cuyo pie centre en el
pequefio zapato para ofrecerle
matrimonio. El rencuentro, la
boda, cuya celebraci6n consta
de vistosas variaciones en las
que el baile constitute la
apoteosis de la belleza y el
amor.
El puiblico que abarrot6
el teatro ovacion6 una'vez
mas el excelente desempe-
fio a que ya nos tiene acos-
tumbrados el "Next Gene-
ration Ballet", sobre todo
por su espl6ndido trabajo
grupal, entusiasmo, vitali-
dad y profesionalismo. Son
jovencitos y jovencitas, ni-
fios y nifias, que danzan
como consagrados, entre-
gdndolo todo en el esce-
nario: un verdadero elogio
danzario a las ganas de
vivir. Lo hemos constatado -
en anteriores presentacio-
nes de la compafiia; y es
just, que a la par de los
bailarines, encomiemos la Sa
labor de sus formadores,
especialmente sus pilares
Peter Stark e Ivonne Le-
mus.
Sasha A. Alvarez, la
estrella de la noche
"Mi suefio es bailar para
una compafia professional de
danza contempordnea en Es-
tados Unidos o Europa. Me
gustaria especialmente bailar
en una compafia holandesa;
alli se encuentran actualmente
las escuelas mas distinguidas
de danza modemrna. Ademas no
hay bailarines principles; alli


todos son iguales, e
cuerpo de baile y no
tipo 'de distinciones
Sasha Alexandra Alv
talentosa bailarina d
del "Next Generatio
quien empez6 su car
cistica a los 7 afios
su madre, oriunda
blica Dominicana,
frecuentemente a su.
pararse en la punta
y alzar sus brazos.
Nacida y criada e
Sasha comenz6 su
de ballet bajo la tu
escuela "Elsa Pard


isha Alvarez, hispana


as. un solo Aaron Chasing the Dream
existe ese Scholarship" que otorga el
s", afirm6 grupo Boys and Girls Club de
varez, una Tampa Bay por cuatro afios
le 17 afios consecutivos; el premio a la
In Ballet", bailarina mas sobresaliente
rrera dan- del NYCDA, en 2011; ganadora
s, cuando del premio "Teen VIP 2011"y la
de Rep-i_ distinci6n regional de "Senior
observaba VIP", en 2012, de la compe-
a pequefla tencia "JUMP". Asimismo, Sas-
de los pies ha obtuvo recientemente una
beca complete en la Universi-
n Tampa, dad Point Park de Pittsburgh.
formaci6n Ser bailarin o bailarina no
tela de la es un paseo por las nubes. El
Jo Dance arduo entrenamiento y la exi-
._ -...k..__ gente carrera de los bai-
.. larnnes requieren grandes
niveles de compromise
..... .. ..: dedicaci6n. Para. ello,
"T..' Sasha cursa su ultimo aho
.-..',' de studios secundarios
'. ..-'tn Blake High School of
'- ", .-.' the Arts, desde las 7:30 a
10:30 de la manana (ade-
r :-fr.; ~mas de curses por Internet
-r.-.1" para completar el pensum
-F '' requerido), y luego conti-
^^ n nuar su rutina de entrena-
S *- mJento diario en el Conser-
': vatorio Patel, de 11:30 a.m.
..-.' a 7:00 p.m. (es decir, unas
-' ... 38 horas a la semana), de
'- lunes a sabado, donde re-
'- cibe classes de ballet clasi-
co, tap, danza contempo-
ranea y trabajo en parejas.
S-"Me encanta estar aqui
nos comenta Sasha refi-
a y talentosa, ri6ndose al Patel -. Es como


una estrella crecente de Tampa

Center". Hace tres afios se in-
corpor6 a la escuela del Con-
servatorio Patel. Desde enton-
ces, la semilla de su talent
ha ido cosechando numerosos
triunfos y reconocimientos en
el scenario, entire ellbs: fina-
lista de la reconocida compe-
tencia international de baile
"Youth Grand Prix" (2011) en
la categoria de ballet clasi-
co; y de danza contempora-
nea, en 2012; la beca "Hank


mi segunda casa y soy feliz
porque puedo bailar todo el
dia".
"Sasha es fuerte y versa-
til. Una de sus particularida-
des es la capacidad de alter-
nar facilmente entire el ballet
clasico y los movimientos de
danza contempordnea", des-
taca Peter Stark, director
artistic del "Next Genera-
tion Ballet", la compafiia in-
tegrada por estudiantes del
Conservatorio Patel del Straz
Center de Tampa.


FLORIDA BUSCA AM-
PLIAR RELACIONES
COMERCIALES CON CHILE:
En los pr6ximos meses, Rick
Scott, gobernador de Florida,
encabezara una misi6n co-
mercial a Santiago de Chile,
integrada por mas de 100
delegados, en representaci6n
de diversas empresas y or-
ganizaciones de Florida. La
misi6n tiene como prop6sito
ampliar el cormercio bilateral
entire Chile y Florida, asi como
general empleos en nuestro
estado. "Nuestra misi6n in-
cluye aproximadamente 20
fabricantes y exportadores de
Florida que haran conexiones
con los importadores chilenos,
a travds de la Embajada de
EE.UU. para promover opor-
tunidades de exportaci6n' y
empleo. Este viaje es una opor-
tunidad para colocar a Florida
como un centro mundial de
negocios con la economic mas
abierta y exitosa en las Am6ri-
cas", sefial6 Scott.
EL CONDADO COMBAT
ACUMULACION DE DESPER-
DICIOS: El Departamento de
Implementaci6n de C6digos del
condado de Hillsborough llev6
a cabo la exitosa operaci6n
"Combatir la plaga" en el area
de Timberlane (de norte a sur
desde W. Waters Ave y Memo-
rial Highway, y de este a oeste
desde Sheldon Road hasta
Timberlane Drive).
Luego de 11 dias de es-
fuerzos continues, se logr6
recolectar 32.5 toneladas de
basura y escombros de los 134
residents que participaron en
el program. A lo largo de di-
cha operaci6n de limpieza, se
inspeccionaron 239 viviendas,
se recogieron y desecharon 56
neumaticos y se emitieron 181
citaciones por violaciones de
c6digos municipales.
DUODECIMO ESTADO
EN APROBAR MATRIMO-
NIOS DEL MISMO SEXO: El
gobernador de Minnesota, el
dem6crata Mark Dayton, con-
virti6 a finales de la semana
pasada al estado que rep-
resenta en el duod6cimo de
EE.UU. que permit los ma-
trimonios homosexuals, al
ratificar la ley, aprobada ayer
en el Senado estatal. Se trata
del primer estado del medio
oeste del pals en legalizar los


matrimonios del mismo sexo.
De este modo, Minnesota se
uniria al rest de los estados
progresistas, ademas de Iowa
y Delaware, donde ya se habia
aprobado previamente: Rhode
. Island, Connecticut, Massa-
chusetts, Maryland, Maine,
Nueva Hampshire, Nueva
York, Vermont y Washington,
ademas del Distrito capitalino
de Columbia. El pr6ximo es-
tado podria ser Illinois, cuyo
Senado aprob6 ya una propu-
esta de ley pero anCm debe ser
aprobado por la Cmara de
Representantes.
PRESENCIA MILITARY DE
EE.UU. EN EL EXTERIOR:
Estados Unidos participa ac-
tualmente de diferentes for-
mas en conflicts armados en
74 paises, sefial6 este lunes
el portal canadiense Global
Research. El Pentagono tiene
presencia military en Afganis-
tan, Bahrein, Egipto, Irak, Jor-
dania, Kazajastdn, Kuwait, Li-
bano, Omin, Pakistan, Arabia
Saudita y Yemen, entire -otras
naciones.
Ademns, Washington man-
tiene instalaciones militares
desde hace decenas de afios
en Alemania, Jap6n, Corea
del Sur, Italia y Reino Unido.
Asimismo, las misiones del
Comando Africano de las Fuer-
zas Armadas estadounidenses,
supervisan las relaciones mill-
tares con 54 naciones de ese
continent.
El Area de responsabilidad
del Centcom, cuya jefatura
radica en la base area de Mac-
Dill, Florida, abarca 20 paises
en el Medio Oriente, y dedica
cuantiosos recursos humans
y financieros a la realizaci6n
de ejercicios militares, .pro-
gramas de espionaje y apoyo
logistics. '
CERRARAN SERVICIOS
MUNICIPALES EN "MEMO-
RIAL DAY": La mayoria de
las oficinas e instalaciones
del condado de Hillsborough
estaran cerradas el lunes, 27
de mayo, en conmemoraci6n
del "Dia de la Recordaci6n".
Las instalaciones que estarn
cerradas incluyen sus ofici-
nas administrativas, centros
comunitarios, bibliotecas, cen-
tros recreativos, centros para
personas de la tercera edad y
centros de nutrici6n..


EVENTS EN LA BAHIA

I jA adonde ir esta semana!


Ceremonia de Conmemoraci6n
SEl Consejo de Veteranos del Condado de Hillsborough, Inc.
llevari a cabo una ceremonia en memorial a los soldados falle-
cidos, en el Veterans Memorial Park y el Museo RearAdmiral
LeRoy Collins Jr., a realizarse el domingo, 26 de mayo a las
11 de la mafiana. Luego de la ceremonia, habri una breve
ceremonia de colocaci6n de la primera piedra de lo que sera
el Battle Cross del Iraqi Freedom War Memorial. Se llevara a
cabo cerca de la entrada al parque, en el 602 Highway 301.
Concierto de amor.para las madres domminicanas
/ El Circulo Dominicano de Tampa invita a las madres de la
Bahia de Tampa a festejar el Dia de'las Madres dominicanas
hoy viernes, 24 de mayo, a las 7:00 p.m., en el restaurant
Garibaldis, ubicado en 1235 E. Hillsborough Ave. Tampa, FL
33604. El event contar. con la interpretaci6n del cantante
Lual, "la voz del sentimiento", quien deleitar. a los presents
con musica romantica y ritmos caribenos. Habfra reconoci-
mientos a madres ejemplares y sorteos. Entrada gratis. Para
mas informaci6n y reservaciones, llamar al (787) 810-7671.
Premio Golden Latina de HPWA
La organizaci6n de Mujeres Profesionales Hispanas de
Tampa realizara su event annual de recaudaci6n de fon-
dos para becas estudiantiles "The Golden Latina Award",
el viernes, 31 de mayo, a partir de las 6:30 p.m., en el ho-
tel DoubleTree Westshore (4500 W. Cypress St., Tampa FL
33607). Habri una subasta silenciosa. Entradas: $50. Para
mas informaci6n, oportunidades de patrocinio o donaciones
para dicha subasta, comunicarse con Krystal Guerra al (813)
877-5880 o por correo electr6nico a info@hpwatampa.org.
Ceremonia de Premiaci6n 26 Concurso de Ensayo
La organizaci6n Tampa Hispanic Heritage realizara la cere-
monia de premiaci6n del 26 Concurso de Ensayo a celebrar-
se el sabado, 25 de mayo, a las 9:30 a.m., en el restaurant
Columbia de la ciudad de Ybor (2117 East 71h Avenue). Se
ofrecera un desayuno continental (brunch) durante el acto de
entrega de los galardones..

LA GACETA/Viernes, 24 de mayo de 2013/PAgina 3


Dugan y Alvarez derrochan sus dotes expresivos


"El hombre tiene que estable-
N No cer un final para la guerra. Si no,
dsta establecerd unfinal para la
humanidad". J.F. Kennedy
S\ Pese al recorte presupuesta-
*rio de mis de 40 mil millones
LA ^f, i de d6lares en los gastos del De-
~.'.:-T , partamento de Defensa para el
J T anio fiscal 2013 que concluye
S/1, (a finales de septiembre -, la
.y presencia e intervenci6n de los
/RI ( actors internmadcionales no les
T da tregua a nuestros soldados.
.. Guerras tras guerra, suben sus
botas y armas a las aeronaves
.que los trasladan del otro lado
del oceano, sin fecha ni certeza
.." de un regreso.










Eli deported al dia


(Viene de la pagina 1)
Bulls venian de recuperarse
de una paliza por 1-11 ante
Florida el sabado por la tar-
de para derrotar a Georgia
Southern 2-1 en la noche, y
hubieran necesitado dos vic-
torias el domingo para avan-
zar a las Super Regionales.
En los partidos del pasado
fin de semana, la ofensiva de
USF estuvo limitada a cua-
tro carreras en cuatro parti-
dos. Al repasar la tempora-
da que concluye, es loable el
pitcheo de USF y no, de la
misma manera, su ofensi-
va. El duo de lanzadoras Ne-
vins y Richardson fue el pri-
mero en la historic de USF
en conseguir 200 ponches
cada una en una temporada.
Cerrada victoria de los
Rowdies sobre Minnesota
Los Tampa Bay Rowdies
obtuvieron su tercera victo-
ria consecutive fuera de casa
el sabado, 19 de mayo, al
derrotar a Minnesota United
FC' 3-2 en el Hubert H. Hum-
phrey Metrodome.
Despu6s de Tampa Bay
ver su ventaja desaparecer en
dos ocasiones en el partido, el
mediocampista Keith Savage
consigui6 el gol del triunfo en
el minuto 90. Con esta victo-
ria, los Rowdies ahora tienen
11 puntos y estAn empatados
en el primer lugar de la clasi-
ficaci6n con el equipo de Ca-
rolina.
Minnesota comenz6 el ata-
que, cuqndo el mediocampis-
ta Miguel Ibarra configure un
pase perfect a Etienne Bar-
bara, por el flanco izquierdo.
E1- delantero de Minnesota
lanz6 el bal6n peligrosamen-
te hacia la red pero elIporte-
ro colombo-venezolano Diego
SRestrepo realize una fantasti-
ca salvada a su derecha. En el
otro extremo de la cancha, un
esperanzador disparo de Sha-
Sne.Hill fue a mantos del porte-
ro de Minnesota Darvl Sattler.


LOS Rowdies ie agarran ei
gustico a la victoria
Tampa Bay abri6 el mar-
cador mediante un gol del
propio Hill en el minute 45.
El empate lleg6 para Min-.
nesota en las piemrnas de Mi-
chael Reed en el minuto 54,
secundado por una asisten-
cia del mediocampista Si-
mone Bracalello. Tampa Bay
volvi6 a desempatar s6lo un
minuto despues, cuando el
centrocampista Luke Mulho-
lland anot6 el segundo gol del
partido para su equipo, y su
cuarto de la temporada. En el
minuto 65, Simone Bracale-
llo, asistido por Pablo Campos
anot6 la del empate para Min-
nesota. Hasta el minuto 90 el
partido se mantuvo igualado.
Ambos equipos intentaban te-
nazmente la anotaci6n de la
victoria, hasta que el medio-
campista Keith Savage logr6
la decisive para los Rowdies e
impuso el 3-2 final.
Los Rowdies y Minessota
volveran a medir fuerzas este
sabado, 25 de mayo, en el
Al Lang Stadium de St. Pete.
Para adquirir entradas, la-
mar al 813-287-1539 o a tra-


ves de la pagina tickets@row-
diessoccer.com.
Tampa Bay Rays cae
ante los Blue Jays
El dominicano Edwin En-
carnaci6n enchuf6 un doblete
con las bases lenas en la sep-
tima entrada, R.A. Dickey ob-
tuvo su segundo triunfo segui-
do y los Azulejos de Toronto se
impusieron el lunes 7-5 a los
Rays de Tampa Bay.
Dickey (4-5) permiti6 tres
carreras -. dos de ellas limpias
- y cuatro imparables en ocho
entradas en lo que fue la cuar-
ta-victoria al hilo de Toronto en
casa.
El actual Cy Young de la
Liga Nacional dio cuatro bases
por bolas y ponch6 a cinco.
En la novena entrada, Casey
Janssen concedi6 un cua-
drangular de dos carreras al
cubano Yunel Escobar, ex tor-
pedero de Toronto, quien fue.
abucheado por cerca de 30 mil
espectadores.
Desmond Jennings sigui6
con un sencillo y Matt Joyce
recibi6 boleto, pero Janssen
ponch6 a Ben Zobrist con tres
lanzamientos para poner fin al
partido.


Ben Zobrist, el iultimo out
de los Tampa Bay Rays
Por Tampa Bay, el venezo-
lano Jose Lobat6n bate6 de
3-1, y el cubano Escobar de
4-1, con una anotada y dos
producidas. Por -los Azulejos,
los dominicanos Melky Cabre-
ra de 4-2, con una anotada y
una impulsada, Encarnaci6n
de 4-2, con una anotada y tres
remolcadas y Emilio Bonifacio
de 3-1, con una anotada. El
venezolano Henry Blanco ba-
te6 de 1-1, con dos anotadas.
Gran rivalidad en la
Conferencia Oriental
La lucha final de la Confe-
rencia Oriental sera entire el
Heat y los Pacers, y existen
grandes expectativas para es-
tos partidos. El sabado, 18 de
mayo, Frank Vogel, dirigente
de los Pacers, se refiri6 al Heat,
actual campe6n de la NBA,
como "s6lo el pr6ximo equipo
que se interpone en nuestro


"Perro que ladra no
muerde", le quiso decir
LeBron a Vogel Frank
camino". A lo que le replica el
astro LeBron James: "Somos
un gran equipo. Estamos con-
fiados. Listos para los juegos.


Si es verdad que somos 'otro
equipo', entonces no te prepa-
ras, no te prepares para en-
frentarte a un equipo mds". El
afio pasado, Dwyane Wade y
Udonis Haslem sufrieron cor-
taduras. Haslem golpe6 a Tyler
Hansbrough, de Indiana, y
Lance Stephenson.- quien hizo
el gesto de estrangulamiento
luego de que James fallara un
tiro libre en el tercer parcial -
fue derribado por Dexter Pitt-
man. En fin, que la contenci6n
en la Conferencia Oriental au-
gura matices de boxeo, lucha
libre y hasta judo y karate.
Alpinista mexicano rompe
record en el Everest


Lavl Llailu f joIUnzales
llev6 su bandera a la cima
SEl mexicano David Liafio
Gonzalez se impuso como el
primer montafiista del mun-
do en ilegar a la cumbre del
Everest, pico montafioso mas
elevado del mundo situado en
la cordillera del Himalaya, por
la cara sur y la norte en una
misma temporada. Liafio Gon-
zalez alcariz6 la cumbre por la
cara norte perteneciente a la
region aut6noma china de Ti-
bet a 8.850 metros sobre el
nivel del mar.
El alpinista de 33 afios ha-
bia completado la ascension
por la cara sur, del lado ne-
pales, el 11 de mayo pasado.
Este afio se conmemora el se-
senta aniversario del 'primer
ascenso exitoso a la cima de
la montafia mas alta del mun-
do, alcanzada el 29' de mayo
de 1953 -por, dos miembros de-
una expedici6rn britdnica: el
neozeland6s Edmund Percival
Hillary y Tenzing Norkay, un
guia nepal6s.
El mismo dia en que Liaofi
Gonzalez logr6 su hazana, se
realize la primera 'video llama-
da' desde la cima del Everest,
cuarido el explorador britdnico


Daniel Hughes estableci6 con-
tactos en vivo con la BBC. Lue-
go que el 16 de mayo de 1975
alcanzara la cima la primera
mujer: la japonesa Junko Ta-
bei, el sdbado pasado la sau-
dita Raha Moharrak repiti6 la
misma hazafia, convirti6ndose
en la primera f6mina de ese
pals en alcanzar la ansiada
cima.
Uruguayo Cavani: lider
goleador del fitbol italiano


Lavamni, ipuros golazos!
El delantero uruguayo del
Napoles Edinson Cavani mar-
c6 el pasado domingo, 19 de
mayo, su gol nuftmero 29 en la
Liga Italiana de futbol, canti-
dad suficiente para titularse
lider goleador del tomeo 2012-
2013.
Cavani, jugador del club
napolitano desde 2010 y uno
de los mejores futbolistas a
nivel mundial, super en seis
goles a su mds cercano rival,
el atacante del Udinese Anto-
nio Di Natale. Es la primera
ocasi6ri que el astro uruguayo,
que lleg6 al ffutbol italiano en
enero de 2007 (Palermo), se
proclama madximo goleador del
campeonato transalpino. Las
29 anotaciones significant, asi-
mismo, su mayor registro en
una temporada.
Nadal y Serena Williams
reinan en Roma
El tenista espafiol Rafael
Nadal aplast6 el-pasado do-
mingo, 19 de mayo, 6-1 y 6-3
al suizo Roger Federer, y logr6
la corona del Masters 1000 de-
Roma por s6ptima ocasi6n en
su carrera deportiva. El ma-
llorquin venci6 a *Federer en
solo-una hora y 35 minutes.
Luego de este triunfo, se tras-
ladara a discutir el cetro del
Grand Slam Roland Garros.
El gran tenista ib6rico aspira
recuperar el numeroI uno del
ranking mundial, tarea com-
pleja, pero viable.
Por su parte, la estadouni-
dense Serena Williams se co-
ron6 entire' las f6minas, con
victoria en la final sobre la be-
larusa Viktoria Azarenka. La
victoria de Williams fue de 6-1
y 6-3. Esta es su quinta coro-
na este afio. Ya habia obtenido
el cetro en Brisbane, Miami,
Charlestone y Madrid Sin lu-


Serena widams, imparable
gar duda, Williams es la ju-
gadora con mds titulos en los
anales del tennis femenino.
Ronaldo supera a Messi
en mejor rendimiento
El portugu6s Cristiano Ro-
naldo, delantero del Real Ma-
drid, ha arrebatado al argen-
tino Leo Messi, atacante del
Barcelona, el liderato de la
clasificaci6n del jugador con
mejor rendimiento de Europa.
Desde 2009 es la prime-
ra vez que Cristiano Ronaldo
supera a Messi en el ranquin
estadistico de Castrol EDGE.
En abril, el luso anot6 siete
goles en los siete partidos que
dispute entire Liga de Campeo-
nes y Liga, asi como logr6 una
asistencia en cada uno de los
tries encuentros de la competi-
ci6n local.
El delantero portugu6s pro-
Smedia un gol por encuentro en
los Wltimos 12meses (46 goles
en 46 partidos), asi como 5,2
disparos a puerta por partido.
Pese a perder la primera
posici6n, Messi se mantiene
como el maximo goleador de
las cinco principles ligas en
2013, al haber logrado 18 go-
les en trece partidos de Liga. El
argentirno tambi6n es el mejor
asistente (siete) delr aio.


Cristiano Ronaldo
El tercer lugar del ranquin
lo ocupa el alenimn Thomas
MIller (Bayemrn Munich), quien
en los lltimos doce meses par-
ticip6 directamente en 34 goles
en los 38 partidos jugados en-
tre Bundesliga y Liga de Cam-
peones.


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Un minuto de silencio a quienes honor

merecen: los caidos de la patria


Primer festival cultural

cubano en Tampa


El encuentro cultural cubano estuvo colmado de ritma
deliciosos sabores, aroma a tabaco y much swing


Por Manuela Ball
"No basta con hablar de paz.
Uno debe career en ella y traba-
jar para conseguirla", afirm6
Eleanor Roosevelt.
El Dia de los Caidos o "Me-
morial Day" es una fecha con-
memorattiva de cardcter nacio-
nal que tiene lugar en Estados
Unidos de America el Oltimo
lunes de cada mayo fecha
proclamada originalmente el 5
de mayo de 1868 con el fin de
honrar la memorial de los sol-
dados estadounidenses caidos
en combat.
Inicialmente, fue establecido
para recorder a los mrtires de
la Uni6n americana que parti-
ciparon en la Guerra Civil es-'
tadounidense, aunque despu6s
de la primer guerra mundial
fue extendido para rendir tri-
buto- a todos los soldados es-
tadounidenses fallecidos en las
guerras en las que este pals es-
tuvo involucrado. Desde 1971,
el Congress de Estados Unidos
aprob6 esta fecha en el acta
Nacional de los feriados y afio
tras afio se realizan una series
de actividades conmemorativas
a lo ancho y largo del territorio
estadounidense.
Pero este dia de remembran-
zas va much mas allay de un
simple dia feriado. Es un dia
de reflexi6n, respeto, y al me-
nos, un minuto de silencio por


aquellos hombres y mujeres
que sirvieron a su patria al pre-
cio -mds irreparable: ofrendar
sus vidas. Fueron ellos quienes
enfrentaron los inimaginables
peligros y terrores de la guerra.
Fueron los hombres y mujeres
que marcharon con valentia
entire los nenifares mortales
del combat para proteger a su
pueblo.
Son, incluso, esos series que
amputados descienden de los
aviones o los que pierden el
alma y la raz6n en el horror de
la batalla. Son ellos tambien,
los que nunca regresaron y son
sus familiares los que lidiaron
con el dolor profundo de la no-
ticia funebre de sus desapari-
ciones.
Son precisamente ellos, y
ellas, los que arriesgan sus
vidas como resultado de las
decisions political que los
gobemrnantes asumen. Son
aquellos(as), y no otros, los
que juran defender a su patria
pero tambien son los que van
a guerras donde nadie los ha
invitado.,
Pelear para defender la so-
berania national es un acto
de honor, pero luchar por y
en guerras ajenas es una gran
pena. Mandar a los hijos e hi-
jas de la patria para satisfacer
intereses particulares o man-
tener los antojos de la desgra-


ciada avaricia, es un pecado de
la conciencia. Pelear por la sed
insaciable de poder y domino
Ses un mal planetario que algu-
na bendita vez se sustituird por
la defense comn- e inalienable
de la paz.
Inclinemos los rostros en un
moment de silencio solemne,
en honor a nuestros soldados,
hombres y mujeres. Elevemos
oraciones de serenidad y forta-'
leza para los que se quedan: al
hijo que no volvi6 a abrazar a
su padre; la ninfia que no pudo
ser besada nuevamente por su
madre; la esposa que nunca
recibi6 a su amado; el hijo que
no volvi6 al calor de su madre;
los hermanos que no pudieron
rencontrarse; la familiar rota
por lo irreparable; lo que fue y
dej6 de ser; lo que permanece
en el mds atesporado y amado
de los recuerdos.
Eso es lo que estA detrds y
latenfe en este dia festivo: el
element human y la verdad
de las emociones que solamen-
te aquellos que las viven y vivie-
ron en came propia, conocen su
verdadero y amargo significa-
do: el miedo, el dolor y el opro-
pio de la guerra."Todos quieren
la paz, y para asegurarla; fa-
brican mas armas que nunca",
sefial6 Antonio Mirngote, perio-
dist4 y acad6mico espafiol.
jAboguemos por la paz!


"Y con el rosa de Romeo
y Julieta irW a Santiago. Mar
de papel y plata de monedas.
Ire a Santiago. iOh Cuba! jOh
Sritmo de semillas secasl".
Federico Garcia Lorca
El cubano. establecido en
Estados Unidos, o el'estado-
unidense de descendencia
cubana, ha procurado man-
tener vivas las raices de sus
tradiciones y muy de cerca
la herencia cubana tanto en
la Bahia de Tampa como en
cualquier lugar lejos de la isla.
Por ello, organizaciones y
lideres comunitarios inaugura-
ron el primer festival cultural


cubano, el 18 y 19 de mayo,
en las instalaciones del Club
Cubano de la ciudad de Ybor.
La celebraci6n fue a todo
dar y al son de sonidos mutirit-
micos del Caribe: Las presen-
taciones de numerosos grupos
musicales y artists acompa-
fiaron a un puiblico alegre y
entusiasta, logrando un verda-
* dero encuentro cultural.
Asimismo, exquisite comida
tipica cubana y los tabacos
bien enrollados hicieron sentir
el sabor y el aroma de Cuba, y
por supuesto, no podia faltar
el swing incomparable de los
bailadores.


Hormigas atraidas por la

electricidad invaden al sureste


Las hormigas 'locas' tiene el potential de modificar el
equilibrio ecol6gico en el sureste de Estados Unidos


Estados del sureste del pals
sufren actualmente una inva--
si6n de hormigas procedentes
de Brasil y Argentina.
Las 'hormigas locas' (llama-
das asi por sus movimientos
no lineales y sus rdpidos des-
plazamientos hacia cualquier
direcci6n) fueron descubiertas
por primera vez en Estados Uni-
dos en 2002 por un operator de
control de plagas en Houston.
Desde entonces y atraldas
generalmente por ambientes
h-imedos con vientos leves,
se han detectado colonies es-
tablecidas en 21 condados de
Texas, 20 condados en Florida
y algunos sitios en el sur de
Mississippi y el sur de Luisiana.
Los investigadores afirman in-
cluso que tienen el potential de
cambiar el balance ecol6gico en
el sureste de Estados Unidos.
Segun han confirmado los
bi6logos, estos insects perte-
necen a la especie Nylanderia
fulva. Aunque no pican como
las hormigas coloradas, las co-
lonias pueden ilegar a ser 100
veces mayores que las de las
hormigas locales, quienes a su
vez, no pueden competir por las
fuentes de alimento.
La poblaci6n afectada ha
manifestado su preocupaci6n
por una particularidad de estas
hormigas: estn obsesionadas
con la electricidad; hacen nidos


dentro de los aparatos electr6-
nicos y causan cortos circui-
tos. Estos insects tambien
construyen sus hormigueros
en paredes, espacios angostos,
plants caseras y recipients
vacios en patios."
"Las hormigas locas van a
todas parties, invaden casas,
anidan en espacios estrechos
y paredes, convirtidndose en
una verdadera plaga", sefial6
Edward LeBrun, investigator
de la Universidad de Texas.
La historic mas comentada
asociada con estas hormigas se
produjo en 2008, en Houston,
cuando ocuparon la sede de la
NASA, invadiendo y causando
dafios a las computadoras y
otros equipos elctricos.
Se conoce igualmente que
aunque pueden poblar rdpi-
damente un area pequefia, los
miembros reproductores de la
especie no vuelan, asi que para
movilizarse a trav6s de largas
distancias deben trasladarse
entire las pertenencias de las
personas.
Para evitar una mayor pro-
pagaci6n de estas hormigas, se
recomienda a los viajeros revi-
sar sus vestimentas y equipaje
al regresar de las areas men-
cionadas. Se sugiere asimismo
lavar la ropa con agua bien
caliente, en caso de encontar
alguna hormiga.


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R esde mi escritorio

Por Arturo R. RIvera


Se reactivan tensions

en Corea del Norte


Corea del Norte ha lanzado seis missiles de corto alcance
al Mar del Este desde el pasado sibado
Nuevamente, Corea del Nor- radares especiales.
te causa tension en el mundo Finalmente, Corea del Norte
con su program armamentis- no lleg6 a disparar los missiles
ta. Desde la semana pasada ha como se esperaba el 15 de abril,
lanzado seis missiles de corto al- dia en que celebraba el aniver-
cance al mar, en su costa orien- sario del fundador de Corea
tal. El Ministerio de Defensa de del Norte Kim 11-Sung, y abuelo
Corea del Sur, a su vez, estuvo del actual dictador norcoreano.
rastreando la trayectoria de los Al Corea del Norte retirar las
mismos. plataformas de lanzamiento de
Lo anterior, ha disparado las missiles que habian desplegado,
alarmas en Corea del Sur y el contribuy6 a relajar la tension
pals estA en maxima alerta. El y abri6 la posibilidad de reesta-
lanzamiento de estos missiles blecer dialogos privados entire
rompe la tregua que de hecho el gobiemo de Corea del Norte y
habia adoptado Corea del Nor- Estados Unidos, a traves de la
te, ya que en febrero efectu6 mediaci6n.
su tercer ensayo nuclear, y en Por otra parte, el gobierno de
marzo y abril amenaz6 a Esta- Corea del Norte ha comenzado
dos Unidos y Corea del Sur con una pequefia apertura econ6-
lanzar missiles contra ellos. mica en su regimen estalinista,
El dictador Kim Jong-un permitiendo una mayor entra-
prejende con estas acciones da de divisas y la comercializa-
refiozar su imagen de hombre ci6n de todo tipo de articulos
fuert ante sus militares. Por extranjeros que entran por la
esq.#" declarado en estos pasa- frontera de China, desde Coca
dos meses un estado de guerra Cola hasta came de Australia.
y cerro el poligono industrial Permiti6 igualmente que los
conjunto de Kaesong, donde campesinos puedan vender en
53 mil norcoreanos trabajaban los mercados lo que cultivan en
pars un centenar de empresas los patios de sus casas, produ-
de Criea del Sur. Se especu- ciendose asi una pequefia re-
la el regimen norcoreano, forma econ6mica.
dutdte los pr6ximos meses, A su vez, tenemos que co-
intesfifcara las amenazas, mentar que a pesar de que el
yaa 2ie en julio se cumplen 60 gobiemro de China se ha man-
afios del fin de la Guerra de Co- tenido bajo perfil, el gigante
rea en los afios 50. asiatico ha ejercido hist6rica-
Segun un informed del Pen- mente gran influencia en Co-
tagori, entregado al Congreso rea del Norte, ya que ambos
de .E.UU., el regimen de Kim son aliados-desde la Guerra de
Jong-un cuenta con 200 lan- Corea en los afios 50, cuando
zaderas de missiles m6viles, el contribuyeron con soldadosen
double ,de lo que calculaba el eseconflicto belico. ,,,,
go1ieno de Corea del Sur. De No consider que Corea del
estas, cien son plataformas Norte pueda realizar mars que
de lanzamiento de proyectiles amenazas, ya que a China no
Scud, de corto alcance, y las le interest para nada el inicio
cien restantes serian entire mi- de una guerra que destruiria la
siles Nodong, de alcance medio, economic de toda la region.
y Musudan, de largo alcance. Reacci6n de la comunidad
Segim dicho informed, Corea international
del Norte cuenta con cerca de El canciller ruso Sergudi
5,100, lanzacohetes multiples, Lavrov puntualiz6 que los lan-
4,100 tanques, 2,100vehiculos zamientos estdn dentro de la
militares, 730 cazas y 290 avio- legalidad international. "Segun
nes de transport. los medios de comunicaci6n,
La ONU sancion6 econ6mi- son lanzamientos de missiles de
camente a Corea del Norte por corto alcance, los cuales no tie-
sus ensayos nucleares de fe- nen una trayectoria balistica.
brero,.' esto origin que el pals En caso de missiles sin trayecto-
comunista comenzara con una rias balisticas no hay infracci6n
seritede amenazas, incluyendo alguna, no estA prohibido". ,
su 'declaraci6n de estado de Por su parte, Set1 despleg6
guerra, que puso en alerta a los el pasado domingo missiles -de
gobiemrnos de Estados Unidos y precision israelies capaces de
Coiea del Sur; cuando.precisa- alcanzar blancos de Corea del
mente se.hallaban ambas na- Norte en sus islas fronterizas
cioites celebrando maniobras, del Mar Amarillo.
milktares conjuntas, de un si- Corea del Sur esta: anali-
mutacro de invasion por parte zando si los proyectiles dispa-
de :orea del Norte. rados por Cores del Norte en
Iso ocasion6 que Cores del sus aguas orientales ison mi-
Noite movilizara a lo largo de siles de corto alcance o de un
su costa oriental varias ianza- nuevo tipo de artilleria que el
doras de missiles Musudan,'que pals podria estar desarrollan-
tienen un alcance de 4,000 y do, sefialaron este lunes fun-
6,000 kil6metros, y podrian cionarios surcoreanos.
alcanzar las bases estadouni- El secretario general de la
denses de Guam en el Oceano ONU, Ban Ki moon, ha mostra-
Pacifico. do su preocupaci6n por estos
Ante esa situaci6n, los go- lanzamientos. "Estamos muy
biemrnos de Washington y Corea preocupados por la acci6n pro-
del Sur reforzaron sus sistemas vocativa de Corea del Norte",
de vigilancia, desplegando ba- sefial6 Ban durante su reciente
terias antiaereas y barcos con visit official en Moscf.
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Labramos nuestro propio
destiny y, al mismo tiempo,
moldeamos nuestra reali-
dad, o elements extrinsecos
la moldean, dentro de un
incesante y sorprendente pro-
ceso de reajuste. Tratamos de
hallar respuestas a las numero-
sas preguntas que nos formula-
mos. Hay much incertidumbre
por delante, especialmente en el
piano de la conciencia.
El ser human, que experi-
menta, en mayor o menor gra-
do, la necesidad de realizaci6n,
vida plena y supervivencia,
se enfrenta a la irremediable
sentencia de un final; es decir,
sabe que mas aliA de todos sus
logros y anhelos, le aguarda la
inclemente hoz de la muerte.
Los triunfos al igual que la
endeble felicidad estan sujetos
a lo transitorio, subjetivo y for-
tuito de la vida. La sombra que
proyecta nuestro cuerpo en el
espacio, nos advierte constante-
mente la temible omnipresencia
de la muerte. Nos asusta lo
absurdo e insustancial de la
existencia humana.
La muerte es una de las preo-
cupaciones cardinals del ser
pensante. La nada existencial
es un tema muy investigado por
los fil6sofos. A Jean-Paul Sartre,
se le debe una de las obras exis-
tencialistas mas importantes, El
ser y la nada, donde se expone
que es el ser y c6mo dar un
sentido al concept de la nada.
La existencia viene marcada
por la experiencia de cada in-
dividuo a partir de situaciones
y apreciacioiies especificas. La
realidad, que: en su atributo
general puede parecer .ii Aa, es
interpretada de diferentes 'for-
maspor cada individuo. Las co-
sas e ideas son desiguales-para
cada perceptor;-y se-revelan a
travds del sujeto que las experi-
menta y propesa en-su-l-ente.
Existe un proveKbiIft7 quge lo
decreta en un!enguaje mas-co-


loquial: "Todo depend del color
del cristal con que se mire".
El destiny human se rige
por decisions, conscientes o
indeliberadas. La persona por
muy ociosa que parezca -, desde
su propia experiencia, traza su
destiny. Siempre existen alter-
nativas entire las cuales elegir,
aun en las decisions mas
bAsicas. Las circunstancias,
al mismo tiempo, son arrolla-
doras. Con la frase "Yo soy yo
y mi circunstancia", el fil6sofo
Ortega y Gasset se refiere a
la realidad del individuo, me-
diada por lo que le rodea. Cada
existencia tiene un timbre muy
personal, determinado por la
elecci6n individual.
Nos inegamos en la an-
gustia al intentar entender la
aparente inconciliable relaci6f


dimiento no logra comprobar
lo anhelado. No obstante, con-
fesamos una convicci6n-que
no tenemos, engafiamos y nos
engafiamos para encontrar una
raz6n de vivir, para esperanzar
y esperanzarnos.
Trasmutamos de una
conflanza candorosa en los pre-
ceptos religiosos a una posture
de confusion y escepticismo.
Nos contaminamos de insin-
ceridad. Nuestros conflicts
espirituales han existido desde
que intentamos descifrar la es-
pesa niebla de tantos por que,
y existira mientras continent
vagando por el firmamento
espesas preguntas sin una
respuesta fija.
Sabemos, pero rehusamos
admitir que las apariencias
son engafiosas, que lo esencial


"Lo que no es eterno tampoco es real", afirma Miguel
de Unamuno en Del Sentimiento Trdgico de la Vida.


entire lo ideal y lo real, entire
los instintos y la raz6n. An-
helamos relacionarnos con
Dios, sin intermediarios, sin lo
abstract y entorpecedor de la
religion y la religiosidad. Nos
atosiga un hambre indecible de
inmortalidad. Cuestionamos la
existencia de Dios, reflejada en
nuestra voluntad de vivir como
creyentes yen la imposibilidad,
muchas veces, de career. Nuestra
fe desfallece, nuestro enten-


es impalpable. Nos debatimos,
aunque no lo admitamos, entire
el deseo de career y la l6brega
amenaza de la iriexistencia de
Dids; sufrimos, presagiamos,
escuchamos el hosco tictac,
de la, muerte, Nos debatimos
entire frecuentadas aprensio-
nes y, epor que no?, ciertos
irrebatibles logros. En fin, que
el ser y el existir son process'
nada sencillos. Enfrentarlos es
un cotidiano acto de estoicismo. i


It riznas ulIturaIes
por Leonardo Venta


El estoico cotidiano acto de existir


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De 24 de mayo al 31 de mayo de 2013
DOI 24 de mayo al 31 de mayo de 2013


ARIES: del 21
de marzo al 20 de
abril
Atiende bien las
tareas domdsticas.
Cuida a los hijos
y ayu(dalos en sus
deberes. Prepara a
tu pareja un bafio
especial, permitele
que descanse lo su-.
ficiente en su casa y
no le plantees pro-
blemas de ninguna
naturaleza. Grabale
sus programs fa-
vorit6s.
TAURO: del 21 de abril al
20 de mayo
Tu ambici6n de cambiar al
mundo te causara una fatiga
innecesaria, por ello debes
marcar distancia de problems
colectivos. Tu imaginaci6n
te convierte en una persona
muy creative, lo cual te hace
muy eficiente en el trabajo que
cumples actualmente.
GEMINIS: del 21 de mayo
al 20 de junio
Del agua mansa librame
Dios, que de la brava me libro
yoe. Mucha precauci6n con
las personas excesivamente
amables y adulantes. En vez de
ayudarte a superar la series de
obstaculos complicados que se
- te estan presentando, pueden
contribuir a enredar much
mas las cosas.
CANCER: del 21 de junio
al 22 de julio
Si no te satisface la march
de tu vida, cambia el rumbo.
Busca una pareja armoniosa
y mantente a su lado a costa
de lo que sea. Exhibe tus cua-
lidades de excelente y creative
amante. En la intimidad deja


a un lado la pasividad y lanza
esa flecha que puede volver
loco a cualquiera.
LEO: del 23 de julio al 23
de agosto
Habra cambios importan-
tes en tu vida y dejaras atras
esquemas ya superados. Se
te abriran perspectives inte-
resantes y recibiras noticias
positivas. Debes decidir con
rapidez para resolver todos
los asuntos relacionados con
el amor. Descarga las energies
acumuladas dedicandote a.
actividades fisicas.
VIRGO: del 24 de agosto
al 23 de septiembre
No hagas caso de los con-
sejos que pretenden darte
personas a quienes no te
une ningirr lazo de afecto.
No ocultes tu personalidad.
Mudstrate tal como eres sin
imitar la conduct de otros.
Control el impulse de hablar
sin pensar. Pon algo de orden
en tu hogar antes de invitar a
los amigos.
LIBRA: del 24 de septiem-
bre al 23 de octubre
Si confias en que los demas
re.suelvan por ti te llevaras


algunas decepciones. Aplica
tu don de analisis a todos los
problems que se te presentan.
No te desesperes cuando ten-
gas que debatir con las demAs
personas. Evita mostrar tus
celos.
ESCORPIO: del 24 de oc-
tubre al 22 de noviembre
El dinero que no te han
pagado lo recibiras muy pron-
to y llegara en un moment
muy oportuno.Comienzas una
etapa de recuperaci6n general,
lenta pero segura. Evita actuar
de prisa. Los mementos pasio-
nales se haran inolvidables.
Disfruta las horas que pasas
a solas con el ser que amas.
SAGITARIO: del 24 de no-
viembre al 23 de diciembre
En la media en que se
acerca el verano irAs signifi-
cando tu deseo de coquetear
con el sexo opuesto. No pongas
reparo en cooperar con amigos
lejanos que acuden a ti, pero
no asumas compromises eco-
n6micos en asuntos que no te
incumbent directamente.
CAPRICORNIO: del 24 de
diciembre al 20 de enero
Mejora el entorno fisico
donde te desenvuelves, tanto
en el hogar como en el trabajo.
Concentrate en los proyectos
especiales. Evita mostrar exce-
so de celos y de afAn posesivo
con tu pareja. Cambios en tu
entorno social o professional
favoreceran inesperadamente
tus intereses econ6micos.
ACUARIO: del 21 de enero
al 19 de febrero :
Planifica bien para que
no adquieras compromises
econ6micos con los que no
puedas cumplir. Orienta tus
inversiones hacia el negocio
inmobiliario. Trata de limar
las diferencias de criteria que
en la,.ejecuci6n de un trabajo
especifico se estan preentando
. con uri socio .0 compafiero de
trabajo:;
PISCIS: del 20 de febrero
al 20 de marzo
En tu relaci6n a tu pareja,
tus familiares y amistades, de-
bes mostrar mas comprensi6n.
Piensa en tus propios errors
cuando te dispongas a juzgar
a los demas. Un malentendido
complicara tus relaciones per-
sonales. No esperes que esten
-pendientes de ti.

Psiquica-Mentalista.
Lectura de Baraja Espafiola
(786) 306-9692
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Sinopsis: Laura vive en una
enorme ciudad pero se siente
sola. Sabe exactamente la fecha
en la que morira. Lo que no
sabe es que va a hacer de aqui
a esa fecha. Es cuando decide
unirse a un grupo de optimis-
tas, donde buscara la manera
de divertirse duiante el tiempo
que le queda de vida.
A pesar de que consider
al grupo un poco tonto, ella
esta decidida a divertirse. En
uno de los ejercicios del grupo
debe hacer una lista de las 10
cosas que quiere hacer antes
de partir, de esas, una result
la mas relevant: salvar su vida
y cuidarla.
Acerca de la pelicula
La historic fue escrita por
Martha Higareda quien ademas
protagoniza el filme al lado de
Kuno Becker, y se estrena como
creadora del gui6n de este filme.
Se trata de una comedia
ligera, fresca, con tintes dra-.
maticos, y para toda la familiar.
"Te present a Laura" fue un
6xito en taquilla que vino a con-
firmhar el triunfo de la comedia
romantica mexicana tras los
estrenos de filmes como "No
eres tCi, soy yo", "El atentado"
y "El infernon.


Martha Higareda
"Te Presento a Laura" es una
pelicula que tiene un mensaje
que habla de la vida. No se
necesita ser mayor de edad o
sentir que la muerte se acerca
para decidirte a hacer una lista
de cosas divertidas, de cosas
entrafiables que te hagan vivir.
al mdximo. Es una historic de
amor, de dos extrafios que se
encuentran y disfrutan de esta
vida, con un grupo de amigos
que tambien tratan de disfru-
tarla. Es un mensaje que para
mi era muy important trans-
mitir", ha confesado la actriz.
El filme sera trasmitido por
Cinelatino; canal de cine en es-
pafiol, el domingo, 26 de mayo,
alas 11:00 p.m.


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ANoticias de
IoInigracion

por Yahima Y. Hernandez, Esq.

zC6mo cancelar una deportaci6n y
ser eligible para ajustar su status a
resident permanent?


Algunos inmigrantes indocu-
mentados tienen la impresi6n
de que el acumular diez afios
de presencia fisica continue
en Estados Unidos podria ser
suficiente para legalizarse. En
realidad no estan sencillo. Para
que ese period de presencia
fisica le ofrezca beneficios, tiene
que existir una series de factors
y no solamente haber residido
10 afios en el pals. Ante todo,
tenga en cuenta que este es
un beneficio disponible para
aquellos que se encuentran
disputando un procedimiento
de deportaci6n ante un juez de
Inmigraci6n y no un beneficio
otorgado por los Servicios de
Inmigraci6n.
Los requisitos para cancelar
su deportaci6n y obtener la
residencia son los siguientes:
1) Acumular no menos de
10 aflos de presencia fisica y
continue en Estados Unidos
antes de haber sido estipulada
la deportaci6n. Los diez afios
dejan de acumularse cuando
ciertos crimenes han sido co-
mIetidos o cuando Inmigraci6n
le entrega una notificaci6n
para comparecer ante la Corte
conocida como NTA (Notice to
Appear, en ingl6s).
2) Ser una persona de buen
cardcter moral. Existen mu-
chas formas de demostrar que
uno cumple con este requisite.
Por.ejemplo: carts de recomen-
daci6n, comprobante de empleo-
estable, documentaci6n acerca
de sus impuestos, ausencia de
antecedentes penales,. entire
otras. '
3) Establecer que la de-
portaci6n resultaria en dafios
extremes e inusuales para su
esposo o esposa, padre, madre


o hijo(a). Este es un requisite
que exije una gran cantidad de
de evidencias para demostrar
que en su caso la deportaci6n
causaria dafios mas allay de los
comOnmente enfrentados por
families en esa circunstancia.
La ley impone una alta bar-
rera para demostrar que es
daflo extremo e inusual para
sus familiares inmediatos que
sean residents permanentes o
ciudadanos estadounidenses.
Por fltimo, dicha anulaci6n
es una posibilidad para el otor-
gamiento de la residencia per-
mamente, siempre y cuando
la persona no haya estado en
ciertos tipos de status tempo-
rales o haya sido culpable de
ciertos delitos.-
Desgraciadamente, la ley
limita el nLimero de perso-
nas a quienes se les cancela
la deportaci6n y s6lo se les
adjudica este status a 4 mil
personas por cada afio fiscal.
Esa cuota aplica s6lo a las
cancelaciones de deportaci6n
solicitadds por no residents.
Las cancelaciones para residen-
tes permanentes en deportaci6n
no se incluyen en ese numero.
Estos ultimos tienen la opci6n
de pedir cancelaci6n bajo una
ley diferente un tanto mas
ben6vola.
Para consultas, co-
muniquese al (813) 448-6573
o via correo electr6nico:
Yahima@hernandezsmithlaw.
corn.
Nota editorial: Este arti-
culo es solamente para in-
.formaci6n general y no un
consejo pari-ticularizado de
las circunstancias especificas
de su caso. Es su derecho y
responsabilidad asesorarse


IllhlTUiifSENALO LATINII I


Arnold J. Gonzalez Jr., fa-
lleci6 a los 71 afos. Le sobre-
viven su esposa Lorraine, sus
hijos Anthony y Christopher,
cinco nietos y un bisnieto.
Louis S. Caldarola, falleci6
a los 76 afios. Le sobreviven
sus hijos Louis Jr., Anne Ma-
rie y Jeanne, junto, a su espo-
so Phil, sus nietos Nicholas
y Luke, asi como numerosos
amigos.
Peter Castillo, falleci6 a
los 79 afios. Le sobreviven sus
hijos Angle, Michael, Peter Jr.,
Richard, Amy y James, asi
como otros familiares y ami-
gos.
James E. Curci, falleci6o.
Le, sobreviven familiares y
amigos.
-Sara C. Rivera, falleci6 a
los 98 afios. Le sobreviven su
hija Aimee, y otros familiares.
Joseph Peter Piemonte,


falleci6 a los 77 afios, Le so-
breviven familiares y amigos.
Virginia Ruth Diaz "Gin-
ny", falleci6 a los 66 anfios.
Le sobreviven sus hijos: Jack,
junto a su esposa Cathi, Mi-
chael, junto a su esposa Ca-
rrie; Ed; sus hijas Cynthia,
junto a su esposo Paul; y Va-
nessa, junto -a su esposo Sco-
tt; su hermano Sammy; sus
hermanas Becky y Jan, ade-
mAs de 15 nietos.
Lydia P. Tapia, falleci6
a los 87 afios. Le sobreviven
sus hijos Robert D. y Daniel
A.; sus hermanos George y
Manuel, asi como sus nietos
Adrianne, Alyssa y Brian.
Melba Miriam Mercado,
falleci6 a los 78 afios. Le so-
breviven familiares y amigos.
Dora Pantoja, falleci6 a los
73 afios. Le sobreviven fami-
liares y amigos.


WE TREAT OUR CUSTOMERS LIKE
NEIGHBORS, BECAUSE THEY ARE.
caring for people, Actually, they're more than just neigh-
making a differenc@- bors. Many of them have become
good friends. People we've known
afor years. Folks who've entrust-
ed their family members to our
care. So we always give every-
one our personal attention.
Because we feel,"in our
business, everything
is personal".


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.P~gina 8/LA GACETA/Viern s,24 de mayo de 2013


El Senado aprueba permisos de trabajo a

indocumentadas(os) victims de violencia


El Comitd Judicial del Sena-
do de EE.tUU. aprob6 el lunes a
viva voz una media que otorga
permiso de trabajo a indocu-
mentados victims de violencia
dom6stica y abuso sexual, al
iniciar el octavo dia de debate
de enmiendas del proyecto de
ley de reform migratoria.
La enmienda, propuesta
por el president del Comite,
el dem6crata Patrick Leahy,
autoriza un permiso de trabajo
para sobrevivientes de violencia
dom6stica, violaciones o trafico
sexual. La enmienda ha recibido
el apoyo de mAs de 160 organi-
zaciones civicas en todo el pals.
SegOn el texto de la misma,
el Departamento de Seguridad
Nacional tendria que aprobar
un permiso de trabajo para
estos inmigrantes dentro del
plazo de 180 dias desde que
presentan su solicitud.
La media no ofrece ningin
beneficio federal pero, segin
Leahy, agiliza los trAmites para
la obtenci6n de un permiso de
trabajo. En la actualidad, los
sobrevivientes de violencia do-
m6stica muchas veces tienen


De aprobarse esta enmienda de la reform migratoria,
los inmigrantes indocumentados victims de violenda
obtendrian un permiso de trabajo en un plazo de 180 dias.
que esperar al menos 16 meses abril por el "Grupo de los ocho"
cuando solicitan las visas "" dem6cratas y republicans de
y "U", concedidas bajo una ley la Cdmara Alta.
federal. Mientras tanto, la Cm&nara de
Desde que comenz6 el de- Representantes de Estados Uni-
bate el pasado dia 9 de mayo, dos ha alcanzado un principio
el Comitd Judicial del Senado de acuerdo sobre su propia ver-
ha analizado alrededor de un si6n de la reform migratoria,
centenar de enmiendas al plan* sin divulgar mas detalles sobre
reformist presentado el 17 de la agenda del debate migratorio.


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recidos y Explotados (NCEMC).
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las tres j6venes Amanda Berry, todo el mundo son victims de las redes de trifico
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Questo mese di Maggio,
tradizionalmente e' dedi-
cato alia Venerazione della
Vergine Maria, ma in questa
settimana si celebra anche la
nascita di una Santa vener-
ate in tutto il mondo ma che
ebbe I suoi natali in Italia.
Ho voluto cosi' presentare
questa Santa a coloro I qua-
li magari non hanno avuto
modo di conoscerla.
Santa Rita nacque intorno
l'anno 1381, probabilmerite
nel mese di ottobre, e mori
il 22 maggio 1457. L'anno
di nascita e la data di morte
vennero accettate ufficial-
mente da papa Leone XIII
quando la proclaim Santa il
24 maggio 1900.
Margherita nasce a Roc-
caporena, a pochi chilometri
da Cascia (PG), figlia unica di
Antonio Lotti e Amata Ferri.
I genitori, pacieri di Cristo
nelle lotte p'Olitiche e famil-
iari fra guelfi e ghibellini,
diedero a Rita una buona
educazione, insegnandole a
scrivere e leggere.
GiA dalla tenera et& Mar-
gherita era desiderosa di
intraprendere il cammino
che l'avrebbe portata verso
la consacrazione a Dio, ma
gli anziani genitori prima di
morire, insistettero per ve-
dere accasata la loro unica
figlia. Mite e obbediente, Rita
non voile contrariare i genito-


Santa
ri e a soli sedici anni and6 in
sposa a Paolo di Ferdinando
Mancini, giovane ben dispos-
to, ma di carattere irruento.
L'indole rissosa di Paolo non
impedi a Rita, con ardente e
tenero more di sposa, di ai-
utarlo a cambiare.
Ben presto nacquero i
gemelli Giacomo Antonio e
Paola Maria. Con una vita
semplice, ricca di preghiera
e di virtfi, tutta dedita alla
famiglia, Rita aiut6 il marito
a convertirsi e a condurre
una vita onesta e laboriosa.
Questo fu forse il period pifi
bello della vita di Rita, ma fu
attraversato e spezzato da un
tragico event: l'assassinio
del marito, awvvenuto in piena
notte, press il mulino di Re-
molida da Poggiodomo nella
valle, sotto le baize di Col-
legiacone. Le ultime parole
di Paolo, vittima dell'odio
tra le fazioni, furono parole
d'amore verso. Rita e i suoi
figli.
Rita fu capace di una
sconfinata piet&, coerente
con il Vangelo di Dio cui
era devota, perdonando pi-
enamente chi le stava pro-
curando tanto dolore. Al
contrario i figli, influenzati
dall'ambiente circostante,
erano propensi e tentati dal
desiderio di vendetta. I senti-
menti di perdono e di mitezza
di Rita non riuscivano a per-


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iRita da Cascia
suadere i ragazzi. Allora Rita Maria Maddalena a Cascia,
arrive a pregare Dio per la ma solo nel 1417 fu accolta
morte dei figli, piuttosto che in quel luogo, ove visse per
saperli macchiati del sangue quarant'anni, servendo Dio
fraterno: entrambi morirono ed il prossimo con una gen-
di malattia in giovane et&, a erosita gioiosa e attenta ai
meno di un anno di distanza drammi del suo ambiente e
dalla morte del padre, della Chiesa del suo tempo.
Rita ormai sola, e con il La sera di un Venerdi
cuore straziato da tanto do- Santo, dopo la tradizionale
lore, si adoper6 a opere di procession del Cristo Morto,
misericordia e, soprattutto, awvvenne un prodigio che dur6
a gesti di pacificazione della per tutti i suoi ultimi quin-
parentela verso gli uccisori dici anni di vita: Rita ricev-
del marito, condizione ne- ette sulla front la stigmate
cessaria per essere ammessa di una delle spine di Cristo,
in monastery, a coronazi- completando cosi nella sua
one del grande desiderio che care i patimenti di Ges.i.
Rita serbava in cuore sin da Rita ne sopport6 il dolore con
fanciulla.. Per ben tre volte gioiosa ed eroica forza..Salvo
buss6 alla porta del Mon- una breve parentesi, in oc-
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ARIES (March 21 to April
19) An apparent act of injus-
tice might turn out to be ei-
ther an error in judgment or
just plain stupidity. So calm
down and cool off, and let the
explanations roll out.
TAURUS (April 20 to
May 20) It's upsetting when
someone you trusted might
have failed you. But with new
opportunities ahead, you'll
soon be too busy to feel even
a wee bit sorry for yourself.
GEMINI (May 21 to June
20) A sense of uncertainty
could be. a good reason to
change your position on an
important matter. Someone
close might try to talk you
out of it, but it's your deci-
sion -to make.
CANCER (June 21 to
July 22) Being too zealous
in pursuing your goal could
create some resistance. Try
to be more mindful of what
you ask people to do, and
they'll be more likely to do it.
LEO (July 23 to August
22) Things change as you go
from being ignored to being


Lionized once again. .This is
a good. time to reintroduce
those previously rejected
ideas to a more receptive au-
dience.
VIRGO (August 23 to
September 22) Someone
new in your life creates
both anticipation as well as
anxiety. Avoid the potential
for misunderstandings by
watching what you- say and
how you say it.
LIBRA (September- 23
to October 22) Watch your
budget so that you don't
overspend now and have
less to invest when the time
is right later on. Arrange to
share your weekend with
someone special.
SCORPIO (October 23 to
November 21) The tempta-
tiocn to-involve yourself in a
friend's or family member's
personal problems is laud-
able. But get the facts before
you make a firm commit-
ment.
SAGITTARIUS (Novem-
ber 22 to December 21) You
might be upset by some of


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sabato 22 maggio 1457.-
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Questo lunedi 27 Mag-
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del Memorial Day, press il
Mausoleo' dello stesso cimit-
ero .
La messa avra' inizio alle
ore 11.00 a.m. al termine
della quale seguira' una pro-
cessione verso il monument
ai caduti delle guere per de-
porre una corona di fiori.
Siete tutti invitatil.


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For years, savvy and expert
fishershave flocked to the Ba-
hamas for the phenomenal
fishing those waters offer. No
doubt, dipping one's line in
those beautiful waters can re-
sult in tremendous catches of
most of the- most coveted spe-
cies. But, all has not been all
cozy in that geographic para-
dise.1.
Since our first trip to the
Bahamas in the early 70s, we
have encountered a confron-
tational, cantankerous and at
times, difficult to deal with at-
titude on the part of Customs
officials. One -would think
that those relatively poor is-
landers, largely dependent on
tourism would know better.
That is not the case. Arriving
by private aircraft or boat, one
meets few smiling, welcoming
faces. Stem, indifferent and
rude are the best descriptions
that- come to mind. It seems
the more affluence perceived
by Bahamians, the more cal-
lous the treatment they de-
liver.
God help you. if there is a
mechanical malfunction on
your airplane or boat. If that
happens, one cannot count on
parts availability. Days may
pass placing the tourist at the
mercy of the unscrupulous
marinas, airport attendants,
cab drivers and lodges until
parts are sent from the U.S.
It will be an expensive fishing
trip.
Turks and Caicos are Brit-
ishj.Territory, contiguous to
the -Bahamas, yet politically
separate entities. Still, they
suffer from the same tourist-
damaging maladies that per-
meate those islands.
The most egregious con-
duct by government officials
of Caicos and Turks has re-
cently, been widely reported by
the media. Particularly, elder
tourists have been targeted.
The appalling actions by gov-
ernmental agents, prompted
Senator Bill Nelson to call for
an investigation. The issue
revolves around an apparent
scheme in which bullets are
mysteriously discovered' by
Custom's. officials in luggage
as tourists are preparing to
depart. "It is suspected that
the bullets were planted in the
tourist's luggage in order to
extract ransom, or as the lo-
cal authorities called it, "cash
bail" from them.
According to a press re-
lease form Senator Nelson,
of May 17,'2013: "Charges
against two older American
tourists arrested at an air-
port in the Turks and Caicos
have been dropped today after'
multiple requests from Nelson
prompting an investigation of
the circumstances surround-
ing :the arrests. The incident
revolved around the arrest of
* Horrace-Norrell, an 80-year-
old retired Florida neurosur-
geon,' and Cathy Sulledge-
Davis, a 60-year-old Texas
business woman; who were
jailed after airport searches
allegedly found a single bullet
in each of their luggage. "Both
these folks had to go through
a horrible ordeal," Nelson (D-
FL) said. "I hope we can still
find out how a bullet they say
was riot theirs got into their
luggage," he was quoted as
saying.
The Office of the Direc-
tor of Public Prosecutions in


the Turks and Caicos Islands
dropped the charges saying:
"After a review of the available
evidence and taking into ac-
count all the circumstances,
it is the decision of the Direc-
tor of Public Prosecutions to
discontinue the criminal pro-
ceedings...."
But for Senator Nelson's
attention to the matter, the
accused individuals "could
have faced the stiff sentences
that the laws of the islands
could impose for carrying un-
declared weapons or ammuni-
tion. No word if the bail money
was returned to the tourists.
Unsuspecting tourists have
in the past been similarly ar-
rested, jailed and in some cas-
es, asked to call family mem-
bers,- at times from a judge's
office to request $4,000 .in
cash be, remitted before re-
lease is granted. The $4,000
sum seems to be the magic
amount demanded in several
similar incidents.
Since becoming an inde-
pendent Commonwealth in
1973, rampant corruption
and criminal activities are
nothing new in those other-
wise beautiful islands. Since
2008, in an attempt to control
corruption, the British Parlia-
ment, has conducted investi-
gations of wide spread Baha-
mian government dishonesty.
On 2009, the Queen issued
an order giving the Governor
the power to suspend parts of
the 2006 Constitution dealing
with ministerial government.
Apparently, the efforts by
Mother England have failed.
The U.S. Department -of
State Bureau of Consular Af-
fairs posted an' announce-
ment on the Internet stating
that crime threat is critical
Sfor Nassau's New Paradise
Island. This magnificent re-
sort area, where tourist ships
dock, has experienced a crime
increase of 35% since 2010.
Assaults in the vicinity of ca-
sinos, ships and other areas
are included in the Internet
Bulletin. "The criminal threat
level for New Providence Is-
land is rated as critical by the
Department of State. New
Providence Island has expe-
rienced a spike in crime that
has adversely affected the
traveling public, with a spate.-
of more violent criminal activ-
ity between 2009 and 2011.
The U.S. Embassy has had
increased reports of tourists
being robbed at gunpoint or
knifepoint in tourist locations
in the downtown areas of Nas-
sau," said the Internet report.
So, as a private boater or
pilot, what can one expect? If
the past is any indicator, one
can continue to expect atro-
cious prices on ice, liquor,
fuel, taxi fares and more.- In
addition, fear of arrest on bo-
gus charges during departure
from the'islands seems to be
a growing trend. Is. seizure
of boats and airplanes as ve-
hicles carrying contraband
next? -
Look, we have magnificent
fishing United States' wa-
ters. From the Panhandle to
the Florida Keys and beyond
into the Dry Tortugas, fish-
ers can have their pick of any
game fish in the world,. In ad-
dition, -our own beaches on
the West Coast, at- the door-
steps of most any community
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And -the Sex I Is...-


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So we're having.a girl!
Those of you who follow my
column weekly (which means
my family and the staff of copy
editors at La Gaceta) know that
when Amy and I first learned
of the pregnancy, we decided
to wait until birth to learn the
sex. Well ... Amy wanted to wait.
Amy, after all, has created life
three times, has never waited
and wanted to experience the
surprise at birth for her final
pregnancy; who was I to argue
with the woman? Correction,
who was I to argue with a preg-
nant woman?!
However, Amy recently had a
change of heart. She realized her
life would be easier if she knew
the sex. We have BOXES of baby
clothes for a girl but nothing for
a boy. Ben destroyed everything.
that was bought for him and ev-
erything that was handed down
to him. Like my column title
says, the boy is ajerk.
The clothes once worn by our
daughter-are stillin near perfect
condition, though; while temper
tantrums that end with a girl
slamming her hands, feet and
back of her head onto the floor
may take years off Amy and my
life, such acts did not take one
day off the girl's clothes! Waiting
for birth to learn the sex was a
risky venture. If we had a boy,
he would have zero clothes to
wear. -
True, if he is built like me he
will look great naked, but soci-
ety has rules. We had to learn
the sex so that if it was a boy we
could be prepared with a ward-
robe, thus Amy's reason for cav-
ing and asking the doctor.
-All'few of you who read my
column religiously may also re-
member that I wrote that I want-
ed a boy, thus you're probably
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feel like a jerk for openly pining
for a boy and then having a girl.
Not at all. I still wish we had a
boy. Before you judge me and
call me an ass, hear me out ...
err ... read me out.
This does NOT mean I will
love my daughter less than I
would have a son. This just
means the thought of a daugh-
ter is STRESSING ME OUT! Not
because- I do not know how to
handle a gfirl; I don't, but again
that is not why I am stressed. I
am stressed because four kids is
a lot to handle.
At some point, all four kids
will be involved in activities.
That is FOUR kids Amy and I
will have to shuttle around the
city, each to a different activity.
If the youngest two were both
boys and only two years apart,
they .would have often been in
the same age group for activities,
had similar friends and prob-
ably would have had similar in-
terests. Though we would have
had four kids, it would have only
been three treks around the city.
It would have made life easier.
YES, I am HAPPY to be hav-
ing a girl. YES, I will love her
as much as I would a boy. And
YES I pray she looks like Amy
and not me. However, for the
first time since I learned we
would have a fourth child, I am
earnestly worried about whether
or not we can handle the enor-
mous responsibility. Four kids
... all going in different direc-
tions ... wow!
I am not questioning the de-
cision to have a fourth, though.
Last weekend, the older two
children spent the night with
their paternal, grandparents, or>
as Amy likes to call them her
exlaws (ex in-laws).. Poor Ben
was miserable without them and
he was confused about why they.
were gone. They have spent the


/


night with their grandparents
before, but this was the first
time Ben has been old enough
to realize they were missing. He
asked where they were all day.
He whimpered for them before
he went to bed. He woke Amy
and me in the morning when he
stood in his siblings' bedroom,
pointed to their beds and asked
where they were in between
howling cries. I felt terrible for
him. He was so lonely without
them and felt left out of what-
ever they were doing.
ONCE AGAIN, for those of
you who actually do follow my.
column, you will remember that
I wrote that Amy and I decided
to have a fourth because we
feared that Ben would feel left
out and alone when his siblings
took off to spend time with their
paternal grandparents or if their
father ever returns to their life
and receives some sort of cus-
tody.
We did not want Ben to feel
like a part time only child or an
outcast. He needed a running
mate. Plus, well, I had a lot-to
drink one night (Joke ... maybe
...).
While I am immensely
stressed about the workload that
will be thrust upon me when all
four kids are old enough to have
lives outside of this house (lives
that will destroy my ever dwin-
dling life), I know we made the
right decision to have a fourth.
Ben you better love your
baby sister! And Alaina (yes,
that is her name), you better
be successful, like the Queen
of England or WWE Women's
Champion!
I'm having a girl! My lord ...
I'm going to have TWO daugh-
ters ... -In the words of Magneto.
from X-Men Last 'Stand when
Phoenix threatened to destroy
the universe, "What have I
done?"
Please buy my book. I'm soon
going to have four mouths to
feed. It is called The Ohernight
Family Man; a diary of my jour-
ney from single man to father of
three. It is available on Amazon.
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Aft WHAT'S HAPPENING
NJW In Old Ybor
By Emily ,aney


In Context
By Doris Weatherford


New Ybor City Chamber of Commerce Chair David
Alvarez addresses the crowd, for the first time, as chair
at the chamber's annual installation luncheon, held
Tuesday, May 14, at the Columbia Restaurant.
Alvarez was installed by his father, West Tampa PNC
Bank Branch Manager Leo Alvarez. Leo Alvarez also
introduced the chamber's new board members and led
them in their oath of office.


Italian Club's Memorial Day
Mass
The Italian Club's Cem-
etery Committee will hold a
Memorial Day Mass on Mon-
day, May 27, beginning at 11
a.m. at the L'Jnione Italiana
- Mausoleum, located on 26th
Street and 24th Avenue.
The mass will commemo-
rate, in the words of the Ital-
ian Club, "the valiant and
courageous servicemen and
women who gave their lives on
the battlefield." A procession
will be held at the Soldier's
Rotunda for wreaths to be
placed immediately following
the mass.
For more information, visit
www.italian-club.org or call
348-3316.
Ybor Chamber Installs New
Board of Directors
The Ybor City Chamber of
Commerce installed its new
Board of Directors Tuesday,
May 14, at its annual instal-
lation luncheon, which was
held at the Columbia Restau-
rant on Seventh Avenue.
David Alvarez was sworn in
as the Chamber's 75th chair
of the Board. He was sworn in
by his father, Leo- Alvarez.
David Alvarez is a finan-
cial center manager for BB&T
Bank and is the multicultural
liaison for the region. He has
also served on the Chamber's
Board of Directors and on its *
Executive Board as vice-chair
of events and chair-elect.
Alvarez is joined on the Ex-
ecutive Board by Chair-Elect
John Trujillo, GTE Financial;
Vice-Chair Membership Rich-
ard Chad, Highland Proper-
ties; Vice-Chair Events David


Outdoor S
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(continued from page 10)
and-within easy reach of all of
Florida are easy to reach. You
will not need a passport, en-
try declarations, searches and
the prices of boating goods are
reasonable. Our resorts offer


Kemper, Stantec; Vice-Chair
Marketing- Shari Middleton,
USAmeriBank; Treasurer Lar-
ry Wilder, Wilder Architects;
Secretary Ken Soul6, Verizon;
and Immediate Past Chair
Andrea Gonzmart, Columbia
Restaurant Group.
New Board members in-
clude Copeland More, La Se-
gunda Central Bakery; AJ
Grimaldi, Grimaldi Insurance;
and Tom DeGeorge, Crow-
bar. Elected for new three-
year terms were Kevin Baker,
Florida Business Interiors;
Will Betancourt, G.J. Betan-
court, CPA, PA; JoAnn Cor-
nelius, Tampa Digital; and
Andrea White, Bright House
Networks.
Ybor Chamber of Commerce
,...-Happenings .
The Ybor City Chamber
of Commerce will hold its
monthly luncheon Tuesday,
June 11, from 11:45 a.m. to
1:15 p.m. at the Columbia
Restaurant.
The guest speaker will
be Raul Alfonso, chief com-
mercial officer of the Tampa
Port Authority. Alfonso will
highlight changes that have
occurred at the Port. The-
luncheon is sponsored by
Stantec. To make a reserva-
tion, call Anna Ramos at 248-
371-2, ext. 22 or visit www.
ybor-.org.
The Chamber will also hold
a business expo, "Ybor @
Work," Tuesday, July 9, from
11:30 a.m. to 2p.m.
Sponsors and exhibitors
are encouraged to sign up
now to participate. For more
information, call Anna Ramos
at the above phone number.


sportsman's'

!portI


By Richard Muga


security and a tranquil place
where families can enjoy play-
ing in the sun and sand.
Avoid the hassles, fish and
play in Florida.

BE A GOOD SPORT!


Summer, in the minds of ety," groups sprang up in both
Americans, begins with Memo- the North and South that not
rial Day and ends with Labor only memorialized the dead,
Day, with a nod to Flag Day in but also cared for the war's
June and a great celebration disabled and its widows and
of Independence Day in July. orphans. In a time prior to
Too often, though, we hear today's well-organized Penta-
speeches about the founding gon, women also ran countless
fathers with little attention to "soldiers' homes." Some were
the founding mothers without temporary, offering respite to
whom, history would end in a men who walked hundreds of
generation, miles home from duty, while
The first of these, Memorial other soldiers' homes proved
Day, is noteworthy: unherald- permanent residences for the
ed women were almost entirely war's disabled and displaced.
responsible for beginning this Perhaps the earliest un-
holiday. Its origin was the Civil acknowledged leader in this
War and until recently, May movement was Ellen Call Long
30 focused on the terrible War of Tallahassee.
Between the States that, at tre- Her father had been gover-
mendous human cost, ended nor when Florida still was a ter-
slavery. ritory, and he opposed seces-
The late spring date was sion from the Union. She did,
chosen because flowers would too, but the voices of women
be in bloom all across the na- and elderly men were ignored
tion, which enabled everyone to when Florida became the third
join in what still sometimes is state to secede two months
called "decoration day." Flow- prior to Lincoln's inauguration,
ers usually grown by women and by a vote of 62-7. Former
- were central to Memorial Day Governor Richard Keith Call
ceremonies. They served as died of natural causes during.
reminders of eternal hope and the war, and wartime Governor
new beginnings. John Milton killed himself at its
Modern advertisers, howev- end, when he saw the conse-
er, seem to see even the most quences of the conflict that he
sacred holidays merely as rea- so thoughtlessly had encour-
sonsto shop and spend. aged.
The public confuses Memo- Ellen Call Long, however,
rial Day with, November's Vet- was there to lead when the
erans Day, and its Civil War fighting ceased in April 1865.
message largely is lost. That Just weeks later, she organized
horrific war the worst ever a women's memorial society to
for Americans:- should be re- reconcile embittered 'enemies.
membered, and ,women's role On June 22, 1865, Tallahas-
in creating it especially merits see women adopted these pro-
recognition. '.,: found, forgiving, and future-
As frp.m, time,.immemorial, oriented resolutions a much
women, cleaned, up the mess. better analysis of the crisis that
They took the gruesome reality anything that came from men.
oF nearly 400,000 dead men,, The document read:
andi! by promoting cemeteries, The object of this meeting is
led the way in turning blood to initiate a Memorial Associa-
and gore into ,something that tion...that shallperpetuate in an
encQuraged.sereity and reflec- honorable manner the memory
tion. ... _of the gallant dead...
Usually named some vari- Our purpose is...to reclaim
ant of "women's relief soci- from oblivion and defamation

Town Hall Series Breaking

in Describing Budget Ci

By Ward Cox worker in New York City be-
With one more meeting left fore retiring. Ms. Devita has
in the Town Hall Series that had four heart attacks among
began April 22, it's clear that a'wide range of health issues.
reduced funding for human Her Medicaid program re-
services is making_ life dif- quires up-front monthly pay-
ficult for vulnerable -county ments of $945 before it pays
residents. The Series con- the remainder. This puts her
eludes Tuesday, May 28, at in a situation where collec-
Bloomingdale Regional Li- tions agents are constantly
brary, after, its most recent calling to collect other bills.
installment at Christ the King She receives free vision
Catholic Church last Monday diagnostic services, but no
night. This is an opportunity assistance in paying for the
for people who are trying to glasses which her diagnosis
make ends meet to describe recommends. As a result, she
how budget cuts are affect- uses $1 reading glasses. Ms.
ing children, seniors, families, Devita also needs new bottom
and individuals. dentures because of a reced-
Heavy rains limited Mon- ing jawbone.' The fact that
day's turnout, but those who her coverage does not provide
-brayed the storm warnings dentures means that she can't
offered a cross-section of the'. afford them. This also wors-
challenges that confront se- ens her many stomach and
niors, single mothers and intestinal problems because
even local governments, she cannot properly chew her
For example, Sandra Devita food.
of Tampa receives $1,195 per Her doctor advises Ms. De-
month in Social Service Dis- vita to take over-the-counter
ability payments. She worked medicine when possible be-
for many years as a social cause of her allergies to many
prescnp A-on-drugs. -l-tol


prescription drugs. Not only
has her Medicare Part D pre-
scription plan become more
expensive, but there is no
OTC discount.
Despite these and other
challenges, Ms. Devita de-
dclares that "I'm not going to let
anything keep me from living
my life as long as I'm able."
Meanwhile, Dee O'Neill
,credits a hard-won knowledge
of the social services network
with enabling her to make the
most of her situation. This


the memory and graves of those
who, right or wrong, stood
by their country's cause, firmly
believing that. ..posterity will ac-
knowledge...we did our duty...
In no invidious spirit do we
come; the political storm that
shook our country to its founda-
tion, we hope, is passed.. We
are done with the [Confederate]
cause...and are willing to do all
that women can do to stem the
tide of bitterness...and angry
feelings... We will practice and
teach forbearance and patience,
which must finally bring peace
and justice...
[This] society shall not be
ephemeral in its character, but
a permanent institution..., es-
tablishing an Anniversary of
Memorial Observances, the ob-
ject of which will be to renew
and ornament...the graves of
soldiers, whether strangers or
our own sons...
This society proposes, more-
over, to make provision for the
,education of as many children
of deceased soldiers...as may
be compatible with the means
of said Association...
The memories of the past are
written in blood, and cannot
be effaced. But go forward we
must, crushed, oppressed, and
heartsick Yet we shall not for-
get. ,,- .
Most of us have forgotten.
We women also have forgotten
to- create a national holiday on
August 26, the anniversary of
our own right to vote. In fact,
with the exception of Mother's
Day which is on a Sunday
there are no American holidays
that honor women. .. uT
Even a casual glance around
our nation's capital rifveals
dozens of men on horses who
fought a war, but there are al-
most none to the. women who
also contributed to victories
or who simply stayed home,
ran farms and businesses, bore
and reared the next genet1tion;
and worked to bring peacb f' -',

New Grouindd

its' Impact ,-

single mother of two teenage
boys augments her monthly
income of $829 ($526 in food
stamps) with food from, local
shelters as supplies run low.-
Public assistance became
necessary when she lost her
job and health care benefits
after being laid off last year.
Ms. O'Neill's efforts to find
part-time work are made more
difficult by the health-relat-
ed challenges faced by her
sons.
Besides attending the Uni-
versity of South Florida on a
Pell Grant, she plays an im-
portant volunteer role with
several organizations, includ-
ing the Family Cafe. Among
other things, it offers a place
for parents of children with
disabilities to get together and
Ms. O'Neill knows that their
path is frequently rough: "I'm
blessed to know how to help
people navigate through the
system. Unfortunately, the
services they need are often
targeted." She cited a recent
instance where proposed leg-
islation would have adversely
affected people with disabili-"
ties and how the impassioned
outcry of Family Cafe patrons
helped avert that possibility.
Based on her experience,
she offers this advice for deal-
ing with difficult situations,
including those resulting from
lost services: "To begin with,
you're not alone. One im-
mediate thing to do is to call
2-1-1. It's a valuable way to
find resources that can help
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whether sneTI run or 9ot.
We hope she does. She is a qual-
ity candidate who has a strong
working knowledge of the district
while still not being an insider.
She has spent 18 years on the
Citizen Advisory Committee to the
Hillsborough County School Board.
The Shimberg family also has
strong civic and political ties to the
community, making her formidable
to run against.

Wednesday was a good day for
Circuit Judge Candidate Laura
Ward. She heard that she was elect-
ed to the Hillsborough County Bar
Association's Board of Directors.
She also had her campaign kick-
off party at Spain Restaurant. The
party was very well-attended, with
an approximate head count of 200
people.
SHer boss, the managing partner
of DLA Piper Tampa, Fred Mc-
Clure, addressed the crowd and
said that the firm stands behind
her pursuit of a seat on the bench.

No one wanted to be the chair
of the local Democratic Party. For
a month, individuals scrambled
to find a new leader after Chris
Mitchell announced his resignation.
No one volunteered and we know
why. First, the search for a new
leader was disorganized and not
backed by a Party vote. As someone
who has tried to recruit leadership
for the Party before, we know the
efforts are quickly ridiculed as a
coup d'6tat, outside interference or
a power grab.
The other issue is that the people
on the Democratic.Executive Com-
mittee tend to be mean to each oth-
er. An example reported by Mitch
Perry in Creative Loafing was
acting party chair Lydia Hudson's
speech at Monday's meeting. She
complained that fellow Democrats
criticized her for not appearing at
an event, even though she was in in-
tensive care for a medical problem.
This is typical of Democratic
politics for the last few years and
has led to a majority of the people
who can raise money and command
respect fleeing as far as they can
from a DEC meeting.
Michael van Hoek was running
for the vice chair position, but with-
out any candidate for chair, he was
nominated and elected to the top
job. He is either stupid or brave. We
are hoping for the latter.
Mr. van Hoek ran for office
against Congressman Gus Bilirakis
a few years ago.
The new vice chair is Tim He-
berlein.


The City of Tampa has con-
tracted for the one block of Seventh
Avenue between 23rd and 24th
Streets to be street-scaped like the
blocks of Seventh Avenue to the
west. The project extends the look
of the national historic landmark
district by adding sidewalks with
hex pavers, parking wells and
Ybor'sunique street lights. To keep


project, the City allowed the block
to be completely closed to traffic
even though Seventh Avenue is the
district's main traffic artery.
The block has been closed for
several weeks, but for at least a
week, there has been very little
construction activity. In fact, the
project looks 95 percent complete.
It's just absent a little landscaping
and some additional bricks on the
sidewalk. So why is the road still
closed when it doesn't need to be?
No one with the City of Tampa will
answer our question.
The City should pay attention to
Ybor City and not be so complacent
in keeping one of its main roads
closed.

More people continue to apply
to the governor in hopes that he'll
appoint them to the vacant position
on the Aviation Authority. Since
our last edition, Henry Gonzalez,
Steve Cona, Evelio Otero and Neal
Carbaugh have added their names
to the list.
Three weeks ago, we heard that
Don Phillips was a frontrunner. We
are also hearing a couple of other
names Martin Garcia and Sandy
McKinnon are leading the pack.

Paul Guzzo's new book, The
Overnight Family Man, has been
released in time to be that unique
gift for Father's Day. The book is a
collection of columns printed in La
Gaceta documenting Guzzo's jour-
ney from a 34-year-old bachelor to
a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of
three. It is funny, sad, offensive and
as honest as a.man can be about
himself. You can order the book on
Amazon.com. Cost is $16.33.

We are amazed that former
Congressman Anthony Wiener is
running for mayor of New York. His
fall from grace was not that long
ago and it was so embarrassing. He
sent images via text of his penis to
strange women.
SWe wonder if Mark Sanford's
success in South Carolina has em-
powered Wiener. If South Carolin-
ians will vote for a lying adulterer,
why won't New Yorkers vote for a
lying exhibitionist?

On January 1, 2014, the first
public library in Hillsborough
County, the West Tampa Library,
will celebrate its 100th anniversary.
The library is one of 10 librar-
ies in Florida that were funded
by the industrial-baron-turned-
philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
It was built on land donated by
cigar factory owner Angel Cuesta
on Howard Avenue and was oriei-


nally called the Carnegie Library.
The'Hillsborough County Library
System is planning to celebrate the
historic anniversary next year.
Our condolences to the Sierra
family on the loss of their matri-
arch, Josephine Spoto Sierra, 89.
She was proud of her Sicilian
heritage and was the glue that kept


her family together.
*****
The Centro Asturiano de Tampa
will hold its annual Casino Night
on Friday, May 31. Tickets cost $50
and include tapas, desserts, door
prizes, casino access and $3,000 in
play credit; Call 229-2214 to buy a
ticket. The event opens at 6:30 p.m.
and last until 10:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay & Company is ex-
cited about its rebranding, which
will be unveiled next week. The
agency is in charge of promoting
Tampa and Hillsborough County,.
driving tourism and bringing big
events here. Its success is judged
by how many bodies it can put in
hotel beds. It was called Tampa Bay
Convention and Visitors Bureau
before being rebranded to Tampa
Bay & Company. Next week, we
will be exposed to an even snappier,
name, maybe Tampa, Inc. or Visit
Tampa oriHey Hey, It's Tampa Bay!
Frankly we don't care what its
called. Its metamorphosis will be as
meaningful as John Cougar becom-
ing John Cougar Mellencamp then
Schangingto John Mellencamp. The
music all sounded the same.
Unlike John Cougar, we hope
Tampa Bay & Company will change
its tune, becoming more responsive
and thinking out of the box.
The agency has failed to develop
historic and cultural tourism. It has
failed to sell Tampa at the airport
and the port. It has failed to help
develop our tourism infrastructure.
We know the Board sings its own
praises for the Republican National
Convention and Super Bowls, but
bringing in a larger number of tour-
ists into Tampa on a daily basis is
much more rewarding than a big,
big event every two to three years.
S We are excited about new lead-
ership at Tampa Bay & Company.
Santiago Corrada is its new boss
and we hope he takes the agency to
new heights and in a new direction.

Lois Gokey will receive the Sam
D. Leto Award on Sunday, June 2,
from the Ybor City Round Table,
Inc., at its annual banquet. The
event will be held at the Centro
Asturiano. A ticket is $45 and in-
cludes the program, entertainment
and dinner.
To order tickets, call Angela
Caldevilla at 695-8660 or Cathy
Bartolotti at 876-1695.

The Tampa Tribune and some
Democrats are the chief naysayers
to a plan to replace an at-large dis-
trict with single-member one. The
hope is to make government more


responsive to its citizens by reduc-
ing the district's size from 307,000
to 240,000 and to give Hispanics
a chance to have a district where
they are predominant. The change
might help a Hispanic get elected
to the Commission.
The Tribune's problem is that it
just doesn't seem to like Hispan-
ics. No matter if it's redistricting,
immigration or statehood for
Puerto Rico if La Gaceta thinks
it's a good idea, the Tampa Tri-
bune thinks it's rotten.
Democratic opposition is a dif-
ferent matter. Some white Demo-
crats seem to fear another minor- :
ity district. They believe if they
are the minority in a district, it
will keep them from being elected
because they aren't Hispanic or
Black. Isn't it funny that their fear
is our chief argument on why we
need a Hispanic district?
** **
Supervisor of Elections Craig
Latimer has implemented a policy
in office that should add to the per-
ception that his office is fair. The
rule is that none of his employees
can hold a leadership position in
any political party. His employees
can still be party members and
involved in politics, but they can't
take a leadership role. Because of
that rule, Ella Coffee had to resign
as vice chair of the Hillsborough
County Democratic Party, as did
Ercilia Albistu, who was the presi-
dent of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual
and Transgender Caucus.

We are glad to hear John Ding-
felder's mom, Adele, is almost out
of rehab after breaking her hip
on May 3. We wish her a speedy
recovery.

Has Lord Voldemort morphed
into Dobby the house-elf? Gover-
nor Rick Scott passed up a win-
win situation. Amazon would have
built a warehouse in Florida and
committed to paying sales taxes
starting in February of next year.
The governor didn't like the deal,
because he doesn't want sales
taxes collected on Internet sales
without cutting taxes somewhere
else. So we won't get the Amazon
jobs, the property taxes on the
new warehouse or the sales taxes
that Amazon is supposed to be
paying.
You'd have to have no brain to
-pass up this no-brainer.

Read about how Dr. Edward
Homan went from fixing broken
bones to killing bad legislation in
Silhouettes on page 14.


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How special it was on Sun-
day to be privy to a preview of
JFK in Tampa: The 50th An-
niversary. I can't wait for the
finished product this fall.
The historic, Nov. 18, 1963,
presidential visit by John F.
Kennedy the first such by a
sitting president to Tampa is
chronicled and produced by
former TV reporter Lynn Mar-
vin Dingfelder in collaboration
with WUSF-TV. The one-hour
(WUSF-TV) documentary, a
time-capsule mix of rare vid-
eo, evocative images and spe-
cial memories, will debut Nov.
14th at Tampa Theatre.
I've often felt that a hall-
mark of a good movie is that
which induces laughter,
smiles and tears. This docu-
mentary will.
The archive footage of
President Kennedy speaking
and smiling is awash in sen-
timent. It's nostalgia for that
moment in time plus inevi-
table speculation about what
might have been had Dallas
never happened.
Viewing 'Tampa's politi-
cal coming-out party as a na-
tional player is prideful. It
also .prompts recollection and
reflection. Context comes cas-
cading back. Richard Nixon
had carried Florida by a slim
margin (51 percent) in 1960.
The following year was the
Bay of Pigs debacle. The Sun-
shine State was the epicenter
of the Cuban Missile Crisis in
1962. Florida was no generic
Southern'state. Electorally, it
now, mattered and so did no-
longer-sleepy -Tampa.
Hearing the words of yes-
teryear's witnesses truly per-,
sonalizes it.:. "This isn't: my
documentary," underscores
Dingfelder. "This is every-
body's."
. The late. Sam Gibbons,
JFK's '-constant .companion


that special day, is more than
archived. Dingfeldei inter-
viewed him before he passed
away last year. Former Mayor
Dick Greco was there and is
here. Ditto for former WFLA
anchorman Arch Deal, res-
taurateur Richard Gonzmart
and former Sheriff Malcolm
Beard. Pam Iorio and Bob
Buckhorn are included for ad-
ditional mayoral perspective.
African-American activ-
ist and entrepreneur Jetie B.
Wilds Jr. has a most cogent
observation. While Tampa
was part of the segregated
South, "it was integrated that
day," says Wilds.
Former State Sen. Helen
Gordon Davis doesn't disap-
point and speaks directly to
Kennedy's charismatic, vis-
ceral appeal. "I swear when he
passed by our- eyes locked ...
I loved him."
. A newsreel voice-over ex-
plains the notable and no-
ticeable security presence,
including the Secret Service,
employed on Kennedy's 28-
mile motorcade. It drips with
foreboding irony. As if it were
just another crowd-control
day at the presidential-securi-
ty office. "It was no different in
Tampa. It will be no different
at his next stop."
If only.
In addition to the documen-
tary, which will be available'
later through Florida Public
Television stations and online,
there will be an accompanying
DVD, a coffee-table book and
an exhibit at the Tampa Bay
History Center from Nov. 1 to
Dec. 1 of this year. Ultimately,
the documentary is expected
to be-archived in libraries and -
museums, including the JFK
Presidential Library and Mu-
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Public Media's Scott Nolan
(974-8677, snolan@wusf.org).
For content offers and, yes,
Lynn Marvin Dingfelder is still
accepting photos and home-
movie footage of the JFK visit-
go to Lynn@JFKinTampa.org.
Scott's Rob Job
We knew from the ominous
get-go that this was not good
for Florida. First it was high-
'speed rail, with its guarantee
.of jobs to expedite the Or-
lando-to-Tampa megalopolis
link. Now it's Amazon, with
its offer to build warehouses
and hire several thousand
workers. Both were turned
down for ideological reasons.
But it could be worse. Imag-
ine if Rick Scott were not the
"jobs" governor?
Club Bizarro
The new owner of what was
the notorious Scene Premium
Nightclub in St. Petersburg
recently made her case that
the reincarnated Scene now
known as Onyx will no lon-
ger warrant being on the Nui-,
sance Abatement Board's hit.
list. That's because Onyx will
hire licensed and bonded se-
curity personnel, allow' po-
lice inspection any time and *
assure that all patrons are
subjected ,to metal detectors.
"We're going to run the busi-
ness like any other business,"
said .Onyx operator Tamika
Coley. .
The question that is begged "
in 'addition to the use loose
of "like anhy other. business": If
you need a metal detector for.
your -patrons, what the hell
kind of business are you in?
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versities these are unique,
powerful-message moments.
The President recently
went to Atlanta, where he
spoke at Morehouse College,
the nation's only historically
black, all-male college. He
told them as only the na-
tion's consummate black role
model can that they needed
to be "responsible family men"
and that the time was past for
using color as a crutch. In-
deed, "there's no longer any
room for excuses." Nor was
there room, he added, for the
rationale that forces were con-
spiring to "keep a black man
down."
Imagine Mitt Romney deliv-
ering that message?
As for the First Lady, she
pulled no punches at Bowie
State University, Maryland's
oldest historically black uni-
versity. She lamented the
.educational gap plaguing the
black community.
"Right now, one in three Af-
rican-American students are
dropping out of high school,"
she pointed out. ... "Instead of
dreaming of being a teacher or
a lawyer or a business leader,
they're fantasizing about be-
ing a bailer or a rapper...
And as my husband has said
often, please stand up and
reject the slander that says a
black child with a book is try-
ing to act white. Reject that."
Imagine Ann Romney mak-
ing that case without com-
ing off as condescending- or
racist?
Foreign Fodder
,' Let's face it, democracy
is still a work in progress in
this country. Lest we forget: Al
Gore's loss, recent voter sup-
pression efforts and the in-
ability of 60 senators to agree
with 90 per cent of Americans
on gun control. Not "excep-
tionalism's" finest hours. And
to expect "democracy" out of
the Muddled East is to mis-
read reality. Stability without
brutalizing dictatorship is as
high as the bar goes for the
foreseeable future.
SFor those looking for
signs that Egypt's Arab
spring is actually transition-:
ing into something 'progres-
sively encouraging, this can't
be welcome news. Convictions
for blasphemy, especially
among Christians, continue
to increase. Not that Egyp-
tians are shocked. Recall that
criminalizing blasphemy was
enshrined in the Islamist-
backed constitution that was
adopted in December.
Bolivarian revolution
update: With some 15,000
killings a year, Venezuela's
homicide rate is now the 5th
highest in the world, accord-
ing to United Nation's statis-
tics. The murder rate doubled
during the 14-year reign of the
late President Hugo Chavez.
And this just in: Outsized in-
flation is no longer such a gal-
vanizing concern. Locals can
now add toilet paper to.the list
of chronic shortages, which
already includes medicines
and basic food items.
-Sports Shorts
Let's give it up for the
Tampa Bay Rays' role in


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choreographing that tear-
fully heart-warming, Trop
reunion between 9-year-old
Alayna Adams of Dunedin
and her dad, Army Lt. Col.
Will Adams. It became an in-
stant internet classic and the
subject of countless, feel-good
television spots. Sure, the
Rays remain a compelling Ma-
jor League Baseball story with
their on-field success and at-
tendance shortfalls. But we're
also reminded that they're a
pretty good neighbor too.
e The Barber of Civil and
class: To nobody's surprise,
Tampa Bay Buccaneers' de-
fensive back Ronde Barber
has called it a career. And to
nobody's surprise, he did so
while he was still an effec-
tive, .NFL-worthy talent. He
went out on his own terms af-
ter having finished a 16-year,
Hall of Fame-worthy tenure
with the Bucs. No police-blot-
ter' material, no boorish on-
field behavior. A well-spoken
gentleman who was also a su-
perb football player as smart,
as he was tough.
SBarber didn't linger on for
another contract or put the
Bucs in a position where they
might have to make the call
for him as they ham-hand-
edly did with Derrick Brooks.
Barber was that prominent,
pro-athlete rarity: a role mod-
el on and off the field. An in-
valuable asset to his team and
his town.
Tampa Bay Rays', at-,
tendance continues to be a;
challenge. The Rays drew less.
than 16,000. for a New York
Yankees' game last month;
9,900 for a Toronto game;, less*
than 17,000 on average for
three Boston games; and only
18,500 for the first post-game, ;
concert night. The Rays cur-
rently rank 29th (out of 30) inC
Major League Baseball'aver-w'
age (18,000 and change) at-.
tendance. Cleveland is-30th
-and Miami 28th.
Some historical perspec-
tive: In the Rays' initial sea-
son (1998), the team averaged
31,000., The figure dropped
precipitously in year two to..
21,600. The best year to date
was 2009, the year after'the'
World Series appearance,
with an average attendance. of'
23,150. : :
Rays' pitcher Matt Moore
is the youngest (23) left-hand-
er to begin a season with eight
straight wins in nearly a cen-
tury. The last one to do it:
Babe Ruth in 1917 for-the
Boston Red Sox. Yeah, Ruth
was more than the "Sultan of
Swat" back in the day.
Quoteworthy
"Is there really any vital
U.S. interest at risk in wheth-
er the 40-year-old Assad dic-
tatorship stands or falls?"
- Pat Buchanan, Creators
Syndicate.
"In large parts of China, it
still looks like the U.S. in the
1950s: most everything is in
cash." Jeffrey R. Williams,
executive director of the Har-
vard Center Shanghai.
-"Partisanship or even the
appearance of partisanship











S) SILHOUET TE
by Emily Carney

Dr. Edward Homan always and LSU," he said. Following ing medical issues. There were
had a knack for fixing people, his time in Louisiana, he had no doctors in the House at that
When he became interested in to choice of relocating to either particular time.
running for office in 2000, his California or Florida. "We just "I'd go to these meetings and
friend, former State Represen- wanted to live near the water... they'd be discussing these dif-
tative and Florida Speaker of California water is very cold, ferent bills. As a member of
the House H. Lee Moffitt, ap- if you've ever lived down there the audience, you put in pub-
pealed to his nurturing spirit, and gone swimming. If you go lic input...I'd get up and say,
"He told me, 'You'd love be- down as far as San Diego, you There are a lot of things you're
ing a legislator. You work one have to wear a wetsuit," he not considering here. You've
on one and-make one person laughed, had lobbyists from both sides
better at a- time, but you can "The other thing was there tell about their side of the is-
make millions bet- E sue, which is what
ter at a time. There f EiU I U n they're paid to do.
are no doctors in UD UU.U ffdwardHoma But what's really
the Legislature. going to happen
You're a doctor is somewhere in
and you'd be chair- between there. Let
man of a. health me just explain to
care committee, or you how that's go-
the budget direc- ing to affect your
tor -of Medicaid. constituent and
Youll help millions my patient.'
of people with your s... I remember
decisions. Sleep on the chairman of
that. one of the, health
Homan slept care committees
on it and became was a realtor...he
a legislator who had no connection
not only could fix at all. When you're
What was ailing his in that situation, it
patients, but also would be like me
was instrumental being a represen-
in killing bad bills. tative listening to
During his time in an accounting is-
office from 2002 to sue. I don't know
2m010,mwhile he, fre- anything about
quently reached an accounting. I can
impasse in pass- have two 'different
ing what he calls lobbyists on either
"common sense side talking about
legislation," he re- an accounting is-
marked, "...I prob- sue and think,
ably killed more 'Well, that's really
legislation, where it clear,' he said,
was probably good smiling. "I thought,
that I killed it, than at the time, all the
I ever'4passed,. It's doctors were com-
a lot easier to kill planning about
things than to pass this,--that and'the
them." other.. I thought,
Hom ar was shoot, here's an
born and raised in "Having a doctor in the House ...really made a open seat and
Freeport, Texas. A difference." Photo provided by Dr. Edward Homan. maybe I should
neighbor's dad in- just run., I could
spired him to become a doctor were already a lot of doctors in probably be a big help inmex-
Sat a very young age. California in the 1970s, where- planning issues Victoo C'rnst
"My best friend lived next as Florida needed doctors. had vacated his seat that year
door his dad was a. general Wheri I got to Tampa, I was the to run for the Senate. ,. -
practitioner. His dad was re- 14th orthopedic surgeon in all After his fateful conversa-
ally a neat- guy and he was our of Hillsborough County. Now tion with Moffitt, Homan was
family doctor. I liked to go to we have 110 or something. convinced-to run. A Democrat,
his office and I thought, This is There was a need. When I came he spoke with public servants
pretty neat.' I always grew up down here, everybody was very including former House Speak-
wanting to be a doctor," he re- friendly and was like, wow, we er John Thrasher and former
marked. g would really use this guy here. Mayor Dick Greco, who in-
After performing well aca- They said, 'You'll do great.' It formed him as a Democrat, he
demically in high school, was the friendliness and the would not become chair of the
Homan attended John Hopkins need." In 1975, he began work- Health Care Committee or keep
University for a couple of years ing at University Community his seat. He switched parties.
before transferring to Louisiana Hospital. He also began teach- Homan said of this deci-
State University- (LSU), where ing at University of South Flor- sion, "People said, 'You have no
he also- went to medical school. idea's medical school, a role he principles you want to switch
It was.there he found his true particularly relishes. parties.' I said, 'My principles
calling. "Between the semes-. As a teacher, Homan re- that I want to go up there and
ters in medical school, people ceived the Outstanding Faculty be effective.t During his -time
getjobs. For the summer job I'd Award for eight years. He con- in office, he proved to vote with
applied for between my sopho- siders being a teacher as one his conscience, being the Re-
more and, my junior year, I'd of the highlights of his medical publican who voted most uith
applied for ophthalmology an career. "I've really liked teach- the Democrats.
externship, they call it, when ing and I think I'm reason- Homan came up with the
you're not a doctor. I thought I ably good at it..;.1 like the fact taglirie, "We Need a Doctor
-wanted to operate on eyes and that. Ive helped train the next in the House." He soon aban-
do that sort of thing. The oph- generation of doctors. It's like, doned the tagline: "I went to
thalmologist took a sabbatical what's your legacy? And it's an American Medical'Assoda-
to tour Europe with-his wife, so something, from,. my experi- tion political action school for,.
they-called and told me.. .I said, ences, you don't learn just from candidates running for state
'Oh my god, look, I need a job. reading books. There are little and federal offices. Their advice
You got anything else?' They things you learn by being in was, don't do Aliat. People will
said they had a position with practice for a long time. Some- vote for you because of who you"
orthopedics. I said, TIl take it.' one will say, 'et me show you are and what you have done,
"The very first day I walked a simpler way of doing that.' not because you're a doctor.
in, they had a fractured femur You'll say, 'Gosh, that's neatt I did a little telephone poll I
and they were putting a nail In 2000, Homan's frustra- went and called 50 people and.
down in it. I said, 'Man, that's tions trying to make a differ- asked them what that meant.
cool,t he said, smiling. "It was ence as a doctor led him to They said it didn't mean any-
just neat. ..it was like carpentry. become interested in putting thing and I got some negative
I thought, I want to do that.' his surgical cap in the political comments, such as it sounds
That's how that happened and ring. "I had been the president elitist.' However, the idea -
I've never regretted it.' of the Hillsborough County that a doctor was needed to
Homan joined the U.S. ,.Medical Association. One of make a difference in Tallahas-
Navy, doing orthopedic and the responsibilities of that job see stuck. While Homan lost
general surgery from 1970 to was to go to Tallahassee during the 2000 election, in 2002 he
1972 while he was stationed in the session and lobby for doc- was elected to serve as a State
Guantanamo Bay. "When I got tor issues. I took several trips Representative..
"out of the Navy, I still had three up there and had gone to dif- "I was a much more biparti-
years to finish my residency. ,ferent committee meetings, san representative historically,
So I went back to New Orleans particularly the ones discuss- bath before and after the House
Page 14/LA GACETA/Friday, May 24, 2013


changed from Democrat to Re-
publican," he stated. In his
freshman year, he was noted
as being the House Republi-
can who voted most with the
Democratic Party. He also went
on the offensive, killing what
he perceived as a terrible bill.
"There was a bill with one of
the really conservative Republi-
cans about not wanting to fund
any embryonic or stem cell
research in the state. The Re-
publicans were pushing that it
was a good bill. You know how
right they are...far right. Both
sides had debate and they were
getting really close to the end. I
got up and had prepared a little
speech.
"I said here is what it shakes
out to. Back in the 1800s,
when the first blood transfu-
sion occurred, the religious
world went into chaos you're
transferring blood from one
person to the next? -You're
transferring their soul. There
was a religious turmoil about
blood transfusions. And then
back in the 1960s, when Chris-
tiaan Barnard did the first
heart transplant in South Af-
rica, the same thing happened
again. People were like, 'How
can you do that? You're taking
the heart out of one person and
putting it into another one?'
Now, we don't think a thing
about blood transfusion and if
your son needed a heart, you'd
be out there looking for a do-
nor.
"Now, I propose to you if you
support this bill that is not go-
ing to fund new discoveries, in
medicine, that in 50 years, no
one will think a thing about it,
that's what your discussion to-
day is on the debate.. .if you're
going to go for this bill, I don't
want you to take any benefit
from anything that happens
in the future. In the same way,
you should not consent to any-
one in your family having a
heart transplant or even getting
blood transfusions. In some re-
ligions, they don't consent to
blood transfusions. You should
be a member of the religion if
that's your belief that nothing
should advance on the basis of
research. So just think about
that. We're going to find the
.cures for diabetes and Parkin-
son's. If you vote for this bill,
because this research is going
to happen somewhere,, then
you should not partake the re-
sult of it.
"When the vote came down,
it was defeated. My side won by
about three votes. I had three
or four people come up to me
after the debate and thank me
they hadn't thought about it
that like that. They said they
switched their vote they just
voted with their conscience. We
won.
"I had a lot of debates, but
it was never that critical with
a vote that close. That was the
highlight of a critical debate
that changed something. That
bill never came back again.
That was my first year there.
Here I was, a freshman repre-
sentative...having a doctor in
-the House and saying that re-
ally did make a difference. The
medical schools were solidly
against that bill, because they
get a lot of funds for research.
Now, it's not a topic of discus-
sion like it was 10 years ago."
He did propose a bill to have
restaurants put calories of its
meals on its menus; however,
it was shot down. "The Restau-
rant Association was just dead
set against it they're a very
powerful lobby. Have you been
into a McDonalds lately, where
they have the calories next to
meals? Does that sort of sur-
prise you? Here's the Big Mac...
It's like 560 calories just for the
hamburger. Just the sandwich,
not counting the fries and real
Coke. I think it's helpful. Young
people have no clue what the
calories are. It's very difficult to
pass legislation. On the aver-
age, there are about 2,500 bills
presented every, year. On the


average, 250 pass.. .that's one
out of 10. No matter what the
bill is, it's going to have a hard
time passing."
In 2010, his time on the
State Legislature came to a
close. He recounted, "It was
very interesting; I learned a lot.
I don't care what your party is
or what your views are, if you
do that job, having stepped up
to the plate to do it, it is not
an easy job. It's really easy to
criticize people because they
don't agree with your views or
whatever it might be there's
certainly a lot of criticism about-
everybody --when they call it a
'public servant' job, underline
the word- 'servant.' I did feel
about it...at day's end,. when I
left it was exactly like what Lee
* Moffitt said: When you walk
out of here, you will feel good.'
And he was right."
Homan still remains ac-
tive on' the Board of Counrisel-
ors for the American Academy
of'Orthopaedic Surgeons and
is vice-chair of its Legislative
Committee.
He transferred to James A.
Haley Veterans' Hospital 18
months ago; his wife, internist
Dr. Carol Hodges, is a primary
care doctor there. "I like treat-
ing the vets...patients are pa-
tients. You get the same joy,"
he remarked. He sees many pa-
tients who are being rehabbed
after sustaining traumatic in-
juries in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"We see spinal cord injuries
and a lot of other things. We
have things like amputations
that's a big one. Traumatic
brain" injuries we get those
patients, too. The big blasts
just shake their brains., .There
are huge personal challenges.
A lot of these guys are young
they have young wives and
little kids.. You see them and
it's hard to keep from crying,"
he recounted, his voice shak-
ing. "You think, I've had kids...
my kids are older than that,
but God...it challenges you...
you just have to keep your
composure when you see some
of these injuries and think,
golly...My wife has a particu-
larly hard time with that, too.
She's the primary care doctor
for some of these people. It's
very difficult. I don't know how
to put -that nicely. It's a chal-
lenge, being their doctor."
He added, "We're trying
to get them so they can have
a life absent a leg or an arm.
That's one thing that's impres-
sive about the people who work
in those units. They are really
good. I mean, they are always
upbeat and pushing, in a nice
way, to get everybody to do the
best they can. I guess there are
certain types of people who can
do that. Not everybody can do
that.. .if you can't do that, you
,don't work here; The people
who work here are really, really
-good."
In his free time, Homan
spends time with his family
he has three sons and two
stepsons and enjoys keeping
fit, which is, too, a family af-
fair. "My wife is very competi-
tive. We climb mountains and
compete against each other in
triathlons. I did the triathlon
this year at St. Anthony's...this
was my 10th one. I'm:70!" he-
laughed. "It just keeps you fit...
we run, swim or do something
every day to keep fit. We've
climbed several big mountains
around the world.- They've
climbed Mount Elbrus, Mount
Kilimanjaro and Mount Whit-
ney.
Dr. Homan and his wife
Plan on retiring from the VA in
2016 and, to celebrate, intend
on taking the trip of a lifetime.
"We're planning to do a 100-
day, around-the-world trip.
We've already saved up our fre-
quent flier miles to do that and
do some long, extensive trav-
elingAie nthusea_ The man
who went'fr'ome dng hodil'W
stopping bad bills doesn't ap-
pear to be slowing down any
time soon.







Adamo Drive Mural Dedication Ceremony


The Adamo Drive Mural, located on Adamo between 17th and 19th
Streets, was dedicated in a ceremony Tuesday, May 21.
Above left, Mayor Bob Buckhorn makes his remarks about the mural
project. Above right, artist Michael Parker, who designed the mural,
discusses the themes and people depicted in the giant artwork. The
mural spans over 12,000 square feet,-making it the largest.outdoor
mural in the state of Florida. ,
Below left, retired General Dave Scott speaks about his visiorifor the
mural; the artwork was synthesized under General Scott's tutelage with
private and public funds. To the right, the community gazes upon. the


faces depicted on the mural.
The mural contains likenesses of Ybor City's present and past and
includes images of luminaries such as Dr. Frank Adamo, Tony Pizzo,
Adela Gonzmart, Dr. Henry Fernandez, Arturo Fuente, Ignacio Haya,
Gavino Gutierrez, Don Vicente Martinez-Ybor, Haya Sanchez, Jose
Marti, Eduardo Manrara, Antonio Maceo Grajales, Cesar Gonzmart,
Frank Costantino, Paulina Pedroso and La Gaceta's first publisher,
Victoriano Manteiga.
For more information about this project, visit www.yborartproject.
com.


Mayor Buckhorn Speaks at West Tampa Chamber Luncheon


Mayor Bob Buckhorn addressed the West Tampa Chamber of
Commerce at its monthly luncheon, held on Tuesday, May 21 at St.
Lawrence Catholic Church's Higgins Hall.
Above, Mayor Buckhorn speaks about "The State of the City."
To the left, Mayor Buckhorn (center) is pictured with Chamber
President Dr. Sebastian Castellano and Chamber Executive Director
Bob Garcia.
S For more information about upcoming West Tampa Chamber of
Commerce events, visit its website at www.westtampachamber.com.


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by Gene Siudut


I'm Amoro-Sold


In memory of Estella (Stella)

Rodriguez Lounders


Two weeks ago, the Wawa
on Dale Mabry had its grand
opening, mayor and all. I've
expounded on the merits of
Wawa, but being a New Jersey
transplant, I wanted to make
sure that this incarnation of
the Delaware Valley's favorite'
convenience store was every-
thing I advertised it to be.
After all, I've been hyping
up Wawa since before it got
here.
Since moving from Glass-
bbro, New Jersey to Tampa
in 1999, I've made many a
trip back to the Garden State.
While. there are many fine
sandwich places in New Jer-
sey, Wawa would always be
my last stop on the way to
the airport. This is because
the consistency of Wawa does
not wane from store to store.
I'd order a few dry sandwiches
(no condiments) and put them
in my carry-on luggage and
make everyone jealous with
an actual hoagie.
I'm sure I've made my co-
workers sick with- my praise
of Wawa every time they'd
order. Jimmy John's or Sub-
way. I'd say, "Once Wawa gets
here, you're going to throw
"that Subway in the trash." Of
course, they wouldn't listen.'
For full disclosure, I al-
ready have two fine sandwich
places local to me, which I
swear by, in Brocato's and
Sunday's, but this is about
chains, so my apologies to my
two local favorites.
So now Wawa is here and
thle soft opening for media
type's took place recently at
the Dale Mabry store, I took
a trif over to see what was in
store. If there was going to be
disappointment, I needed to
know first, so I could prepare
for the windfall.
Gr.eting me at the store
was' the assistant manager.
I let him know that I was al-
ready familiar -with Wawa,
being from New Jersey, and
was excited, at the prospect of
Tampefios getting a taste of
the good life. He asked what
part of Jersey I was from as
he was also from New Jersey.
As if an omen from the hoa-
gie gods, this young man was
- from Washington Township;
which-borders my hometown,


and went to school at Rowan
University, formerly Glass-
boro State College, which of
course is in my home town.
First on the agenda was a
short video on the history of
Wawa, which was followed by.
a few speeches by the powers
that be. What was interest-
ing is that the focus was more
about how Wawa wanted to
be a part of the community
and less about the grandeur
of Wawa. They even presented
a $10,000 check to .the Boys
and Girls club at their open-
ing.
I don't have any illusions
that Wawa is a company
with a bottom line, just like'
any other company, but who
uses their own opening to
give someone else money? At
worst, the check was a kind
act, at best, a great indicator
that this company will prac-
tice what it preaches.
After the pomp and circum-
stance, the food was present-
ed. They gave out their tradi-
tional hoagies and meatballs
and some new items such as
pulled pork.
To my surprise and delight,
everything tasted exactly as I
remembered it. Those famil-
iar -with the Delaware Valley
will be happy to know that
Wawa is still using Amoroso's
rolls and is importing some
favorites of the tri-state area
such as Herr's potato chips,
Tastykakes and soft Philly
pretzels.-
I left the event satisfied
that the Wawa I remembered
is still the once and future
king of convenience stores,
but I needed to get a second
opinion. My fiancee, Keri, and
my friend, Tommy, both New
Jersey transplants served as
my guinea pigs.
Keri was first to try and as
a Wawa connoisseur, she was
satisfied that the -hoagies were
on par with any Wawa up
north. Tommy would be the
tougher nut to. crack. I asked
him if he wanted a Wawa hoa-
gie, and he let me know that
he just got back from Jersey
and had Wawa right before
he left and wasn't interested.
I convinced him he could eat
it the next day, and we drove
over and picked up a meatball


Hillsborough County Democratic

Women's Club Meeting
State Representative Betty at Mimfni's Cafe, located at
Reed will be the guest-speaker 11702 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
at the monthly meeting of the next to Barnes and Noble
Hillsborough County. Demo- bookstore.
cratic Women's Club on Mon- The public is invited. For
day, June 3, at 6 p.m.- more information, call Lula
The meeting will take place Dovi at 932-6944.

Ybor City Museum Society's

2013 Legacy Awards


The Ybor City Museum So-
ciety announced the selection
of the 29th annual Legacy
Awards.
This year's -honorees are
Joe Caltagirone, Dr. Lois Gas-
ton, and Andrea White. The
awards recipients will be hon-
ored at a brunch at the Co-
lumbia Restaurant's Siboney
Room on Sunday, June 23, at
11:30 a.m.
The Legacy Awards cel-
ebrate the achievements of
visionaries who have made an
economic or cultural impact
on Ybor City, Tampa's Nation-
al Historic Landmark District.
Caltagirone has been se-
lected for the Ybor Award for
his commitment -to historic
preservation, making cultur-
al and historic presentations


about Ybor City and promot-
ing increased knowledge of
Tampa's Sicilian immigrants.
He is noted for his efforts in
restoring the L'Jnione Itali-
ana building and cemetery.
Dr. Gaston will receive the'
Pizzo award for her leadership
in educational, cultural and
social redevelopment. She is
the former president of Hills-
borough Community College's
Ybor Campus.
.White will receive the Ad-
ela Gonzmart Award for her
promotion and preservation of
Ybor City. She is senior man-
ager of affairs of Bright House
Networks.
Seats are $50. For more in-
formation, visit www.tinyurl.
corn/legacy13 or call 247-
,1434.


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sandwich to be consumed the
next day, likely for breakfast.
I dropped him off and went
home to eat my own hoa-
gie, but before I finished the
seven-minute journey back
to my place, my phone rang.
I answered without looking
at who it was and all I heard
was what sounded like the
Hamburglar jonesing for a
fix. "mmbbbbmmbmmb errrr
.bbellel," was all that came
through the phone.
"Tommy?" I said. -After a
loud gulp, he replied, "I can't
believe it tastes the same. I've
finally run out of reasons to go
back up north."
While his sandwich didn't
last more than five minutes,
something did resonate a little
longer.
Self satisfaction.
After being the annoying
voice in the office, to those who
doubt my praises, of many
things Jersey, particularly
Wawa, I got to enjoy a feel-
ing that I've forgotten. Being
right.
Wawa's slogan used to be,
"We do it just a little bit bet-
ter." Not charging for ATMs or
for using a card at the pump
is a nice change and is "a little
bit better."
Now we're ready for a lot
'better. -
While this may seem like
a shameless endorsement of
a company that doesn't know
I exist, I want the people of
Wawa to know that I've been
singing your praises for quite
a while. Now you've come
down here and vindicated me,
but you've also .set a level of
expectation of community in-
volvement, so: I'll be watch-
ing to make sure you keep up
your end of the bargain, but
I will caution you, r love be-
ing right more than I love'any
sandwich.


Estella (Stella) Rodriguez Lounders of Tampa passed away on May
3,2013 and the age of 92.
She was born June 7, 1920 to Tony and Frances Rodriguez. A life-
long Tampa resident, she attended Gary Elementary, Franklin Jr. High
and Hillsborough High. .
Stella married Richard Lounders, of Key West and was the mother
of eight children. Her life, first and foremost, revolved around her chil-
dren.
She was our nurse, our seamstress, our laundry lady and our en-
tertainer. She was also a wonderful cook. Mamma spent a great deal
of her time in the kitchen. Her recipes have been handed down to all
her children, but not in exact proportions. A little of this "how much
mamma?" just a little and a little of this "how much mamma?" oh, she
would sprinkle it in her hand and put it into the pot. So we all had some
idea Of her recipes. The best recipe she handed down to us was how to
prepare our lives and bring up our children. Cooking was a priority
with our mom, not of precise measurement but it always had the cor-
rect ingredients. She raised each of us with different measurements.
In turn when we raised our children, we did not use the same mea-
surement but the right ingredients according to mamma's recipe. On
her seventy-fifth birthday party, Father Stokes called to say he would
attend, but wanted to know the start and end time? He was told that
-the start time would be at one and the end time would be whenever our
mother stopped talking about her children. We cannot end this trib-
utewithout mentioning Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. She had
been active member of the church choir and the LadiesAlter Society.--
She is survived by her sister, Margaret Rodriguez Hevia, brother,
Tony Rodriguez, four daughters Frances Tillman, Yara Lounders,
Stella Delgado and Sabrina Lounders and four sons, Richard, Eugene
Gerard (Gerry) and Kenneth. She was also blessed with 16 grandchil-
dren and 31 great-grandchildren. .- .


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The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART)
will implement bus service changes effective Sunday, May 26,2013.


CHANGES OR ADJUSTMENTS ARE BEING MADE
TO THE FOLLOWING ROUTES
MetroRapid
New service beginning May 28,2013. 15 minute frequency-between Marion Transit Center
and University Area Transit Center and every 30 minutes between University Area Transit
Center and Hidden River/Telecom Park. MetroRapid will operate Monday through Friday
from 5:00 a.m. to'8:00 p.m.
Route 2- Nebraska Avenue
Weekday frequency change effective June 10, 2013, with opening of MetroRapid. Route 2
to run at 30 minutes on weekdays (from 15 and 20) until 9:25 p.m. and hourly thereafter to
end of daily service. '
Route 16 Waters Avenue
Minor weekday schedule change to improve connections.

Route 34- Hilsboroueh Avenue
Weekday late night schedule change to improve schedule consistency.'
Route 200X- Clearwater Exoress
Minor schedule modifications.

New route schedules will be available on or before May 19, 2013,
at www.goHART.org, on board buses, HART Customer Service Centers or by mail.
Call the HARTinfo Line, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. 8 p.m.
or Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
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This is the story of
lian Fernandez, who rec
passed away. Fernandez
Dr. Ferdie Pacheco's f
and the cousin of Dr. I
Martinez. The story and
tos are from Pacheco's1
book, TYbor City Chronicl

















Julian Femandez
I grew up hearing abo
man who was only a few y
older than I although in
period of the war a five
difference was consider
huge difference.
He was nuiet, refisei ti


low insult, real or imagined, to
himself, his family, his friends
,or the Spanish race in general.
You can imagine he was active
in the fighting field. Luckily
World War II came along and
he was able to channel his
aggressive drive toward more
socially acceptable enemies.
He was not tall, but he was
shaped like a Basque stone-
lifter. He had big shoulders
and enormous upper body
strength. He was a handsome
boy in school and carried him-
self with great dignity and the
promise of sudden violence if
his honor was questioned or
compromised.
Once, while at Hillsborough
High School he heard the stu-
dent body president, an Ital-
ian kid who was an excellent
athlete and a popular guy,
was saying bad things about
the Spanish boys ifrom Ybor
City. Taking this personally,
Julian Fernandez marched
down the aisle to the stage.
There, to the amazement of
the student assembly, Julian
punched out the student body
president.
As the war heated up, it be-
came apparent to anyone who
knew Julian that he would
be a great asset to the Allied'
cause. Julian joined the Mer-
chant Marine and embarked
on a remarkable fighting ca-
reer. His progress was rapid,
and he soon entered Officer
Candidate School and gradu-


Remembering Juliar
f Ju- ated as a ship's officer. Then out, once again to face the U-
ently he went back to being torpe- Boat killers of the Atlantic. I'm
Swas doed. sure Rocky prayed that Capt.
friend His war years were punctu- Fernandez would take a Nazi
Victor ated with heroic episodes and torpedo down his throat and
pho- epic struggles with the U-Boat never come back to Ybor City.
2994 Wolf Packs of the Atlantic. Up Such was not the case since
les. and down the Florida coast the hardy Capt. Fernandez
the civilians could see tank- survived many encounters
ers burning close to shore, and eventually returned to
and our beach shoreline was Ybor City to dry out.
cluttered with debris and bod- On a quiet night Capt.
ies of merchant seamen in life Fernandez had gone to Las
preservers. Novedades Restaurant with
Julian, by this time called his uncle, David Martinez, the
Capt. Fernandez in Ybor City, mildest, most peaceful man in
stood out in our minds as the the Western Hemisphere. Da-
embodiment of a Bronson- vid, along with his wife Maria,
like hero. In those days ser- and brother-in-law Paco had
Svicemen on leave did not talk opened El Encanto Clean-
much about their exploits in ers with the money they had
the war, so Capt. Fernandez
set upon a strange small war -
of his own in his hometown.
While most of the young
men went off td war, some
stayed at home by hook or f
crook. Our story concerns the I
ut a crook.
ears There was a young tough '
the in Ybor City known simply as
year Rocky. He was a good looking
*d a kid with a reputation for being
a tough guy. He was alleged to
o al- he a hit man fnr hire. althnh.ah


the Tampa Police, in their my-
opic way, never caught him
in any violent mayhem. He
was attractive to women who
were attracted to dangerous
men. He had a gang of young
toughs who hung out with
him and did some of his less-
important dirty work. "
On one drizzly night in the
middle of the war, Capt. Fer-
nandez and a shipmate were
at the Seabreeze Restaurant
chatting up two local beauties
when Rocky came into place.
What he saw was two uni-
formed officers trying to pick
up two local girls. He decided
to teach them a lesson, sum-
moned his little army to take
the two officers outside and-
beat them severely. The odds
were overwhelming and the
two war heroes took a king
sized beating.
When Capt. Fernandez re-
covered he went looking for
the alleged hit man. He found
him in Palmetto Beach, and on
Sthe spot, with a minimum of
dialogue, lashed into him. The
fight was short and brutal.
It didn't last long and when
it was over and Rocky lay on
the red brick street, Capt. Fer-
nandez relayed a cryptic mes-
sage, a la Dirty Harry.
"This beating was the good
news. The bad news is that
everytime I see you on the
streets of Ybor City you're go-
ing to get another beating."
Capt. Fernandez shipped


Capt.Ternandez swaggers
down Seventh Avenue.

saved up working in the fac-
tory. He was a determined
worker and soul of gentility.
Violence was an alien emotion
to him.
On this night, as they sat
eating their garbanzo soup,
Rocky was sitting at the rear
with a few friends. Capt. Fer-
nandez did not see him but
Rocky was told that his nem-
esis was there.
Pulling his .38 revolver,
he walked to the front of the
restaurant with his arms ex-
tended, pointing the pistol at
Capt. Fernandez. As he got
to the table he had the gun
against the Captain's head be-
fore anyone could warn him.
I "Now, let's stop this fool-
ishness," said Rocky, cocking
the gun. "Let's forget'this stu-
pid vendetta. I beat you up.
You beat me up. We're even.
Either forget it of I'1 solve it
right now."
The crowded restaurant
had fallen silent, and people


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i Fernandez

scrambled to get away from In
the scene of possible gunplay. one
Capt. Fernandez stared defi- eatin
antly at Rocky, the peace-lov- taura
ing David sat open mouthed nand
and white as a sheet, to cal
From the rear of the res- come
taurant came a waiter, a nap- before
kin over his hand. He was hid- Th
ing a butcher knife much as eral
a torero hides the sword with Fern.
his cape. Blithely he walked Floric
behind Rocky and once out of of bai
his sight he whipped out the He
butcher knife and placed it at liant
Rocky's throat, easily
"You may shoot the Cap- ment
tain, but you won't have a tant
head after you pull the trig- He w
ger." respe
It was a checkmate. Rocky Fe'
had no choice, but to put the Miam
.38 on the table, whereupon now
Capt. Fernandez calmly un- whisl
loaded the gun and put it on pect I
the floor. Souti
"Now we're even again," there-
the Captain said smiling thin- ing t(
ly, "and we're going outside fit am
where you're going to get your the f
next beating." ran
That one put him in the woulc
hospital. minis


(continued to page 14)
has no place in the I.R.S." -
Steven Miller, recently re-
signed acting commissioner of
the Internal Revenue Service.
"There are two. I.R.S.
scandals. The other is the
I.R.S.' allowing big shadowy
forces to meddle in elections
anonymously through front
groups that file false state-
ments with the I.R.S." Sen.
Shelton Whitehouse, D-R.I.
"I would 'not dismiss
Benghazi. It's a very seri-.
ous issue." Bob Woodward,
Washington Post.
"It is well past time for
political moderates to speak
as forcefully as the snake-oil
salesmen who are hijacking
our democracy." Joe Klein,
Time magazine.
*' "Cynicism is a self-ful-
filling prophecy. You have no
chance if you assume you
have no chance.". Robert
Reich, professor of public pol-
icy at the University of Califor-
nia Berkeley and former sec-
retary of labor in the Clinton
Administration.
"Investors deserve to
know at long last: Are the com-
panies they trust with their
hard-earned cash investing it
in research and development
[R&D] or wasting it to support
the two major political parties
[R's & D's]?' Clara Torres-
Spelliscy, assistant professor
of law at Stetson University
College of Law.
"Well never change the
name. It's that simple. NEVER
- you can use caps." Wash-
ington Redskins owner Dan
Snyder.
"Make no mistake, the
Cuban government must im-
prove human rights. But it
is clear that the policy of the
embargo and isolation over 50
years hasn't improved the hu-
man rights situation." U.S.
Rep. Kathy Castor.
"International trade and
foreign investment combined
are responsible for creating
more than 1 million Florida


time, it got so bad that
night when Rocky was
g at the Barcelona Res-
ant and saw Capt. Fer-
ez come in, he resorted
ling the Tampa Police to
get him out peacefully
e Captain spotted him.
e war over, and sev-
beatings later, Captain
andez moved to Miami,
ia to pursue the- career
r pilot.
had a long and bril-
career, rising to the top
Sand even after retire-
continued as a consul-
for\ the Port of Miami.
'as much honored and
cted.
w who knew him in his
i days, and saw him
as a white haired be-
kered man, would sus-
that under this courtly,
bern, Iberian exterior
- lay a time bomb wait-
o explode. He was still
id trim, and you get'
feeling that if he ever
across Rocky again he
I've been ready to ad-
'ter another lesson.


jobs, or roughly about one inm:,
seven jobs in Florida." Gov.
Rick Scott.
,* "If we don't win [the gov-
ernor's race] in 2014, we can
hang it up." Tampa Demo-
cratic strategist Anna Cruz.
"The cost of campaigns
has done nothing but in-
crease tremendously. It's $1.5
million a week to be on tele-
vision." Alex Sink, former
state finance chief who ran
unsuccessfully against Rick
Scott in 2010.
"We are watching the,
growth of the greatest mes-
senger. that American excep-
tionalism has ever known."
Tom Lee, state senator and
Hillsborough County Republi-
can chairman, in reference to
Florida Republican Sen. Mar-
co Rubio.
"I've always been up front
about the type of leader I
wanted to be: an inclusive re-
former." Speaker of the Flor-
ida House Will Weatherford.
"In Washington, every-
one's taking notice of his
strong stand on the Medicaid
expansion issue.... He's build-
ing a reputation as a solid
conservative who you can rely
on." American Conservative
Union chairman Al Cardenas
referring to Will Weatherford.
"We offer Lottery as a
service to our customers, but
we don't promote it." Publix
spokesman Brian West.
"I think it does up our cool
factor." MidFlorida Credit
Union president and CEO
Kevin Jones on MidFlorida
buying the naming rights for
the outdoor concert venue
(Amphitheatre) at the Florida
State Fairgrounds.
"I do think there's a lot of
pent-up demand, and the fact
that interest rates are low,,
that has a lot to do with it."
Jennifer Doerfel, executive
vice president of the Tampa
Bay Builders Association,
on the nearly 50 per cent in-
crease in regional home con-
struction in the first quarter.


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LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
FFN: 513441 DIVISION; D
CASE ID: 11-785
IN THE INTEREST OF;
T.D. 06/02/2011
MINOR CHILD,
NOTICE OF AN ADVISORY HEARING
ON A TERMINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS
FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR
AT THE ADVISORY HEARING CONSTI-
TUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS
CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON
THIS DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU
MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE
PETITION ATTACHED TO HIS NOTICE.
TO: Kenneth Dennison (father)
Residence/Whereabouts Unknown
YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
that a Petition for Termination of Parental
Rights has been filed in the Circuit Court
of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, Juvenile Division, alleg-
ing that the above-named child is depen-
dent child and by which the Petitioner
is asking for the termination of parental
rights and permanent commitment of the
child to the Department of Children and
SFamilies for subsequent adoption.
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that you are
required to appear personally on the 4th
day of June, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., before
the Honorable Emily A. Peacock, at the
Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs
Street, 3rd Floor, Courtroom 309, Tampa,
Florida 33602, to show cause, if any, why
parental rights shall not be terminated and
said child shall not be permanently com-
mitted to the Florida Department of Chil-
dren and Families for subsequent adop-
tion. You are entitled to be represented by
an attorney at this proceeding.
Dated this 26th day of April, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Pam Morera
Deputy Clerk 5/3-5/24/13 4T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
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PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13-CP-1034 Division "A"
IN RE: ESTATE OF
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Deceased.
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vin J. Takala, deceased, whose date of
death was Jugust 9, 2004, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Hillsborough County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is-800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa,
Florida 33602. The names andaddresses
of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set
forth below,
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er 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 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 6iher creditors of Ihe decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL -CLAIMS NOT FILED .WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA.
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
ODS 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 no-
tice is May 24,2013.
Personal Representative:
NANCY TAKALA
1203 Primerose Peak Drive.
Ruskin, Florida 33570
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAMON C. GLISSON, ESQUIRE
Attorney for NANCY TAKALA
Florida Bar Number 187877
5908 Fortune Place
Apollo Beach, Florida 33572-
(813) 645-6796 Fax: (813) 645-8572
E-Mail: kim@glissonl.net
Secondary E-Mail: damon@glissonl .net
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE #: 12-CC-022718-K
CANTERBURY LAKES HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not-for-
profitcorporation, .
Plaintiff,-
vs.
ALEC E. BEASLEY, and UNKNOWN
TENANT,
Defendants..
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Amended Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated May 13, 2013 entered
in Case No. 12-CC-022718-K of the
County Court of the Thirteenth Judicial
Circuit in and for Hillsborough County,
Florida, wherein CANTERBURY LAKES
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.,
is Plaintiff, and ALEC E. BEASLEY and
UNKNOWN TENANT are Defendants, the
Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest
bidder for cash on July 12, 2013, in an
online sale at www.hillsborough.realfore-
close.com beginning at 10:00 a.m., the
following property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit
bot-62, Block A, Canterbury Lakes.


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
Phase 3, according to the map or plat
thereof as recorded in Plot Book 100
Page 200=203 of the Public Records of
Hilaborough County, Florida,
Any parson claiming an Interest In the
surplus from the sale ifany, other than the
property owner as of the dale of the liW
pendens must filo a claim within 60 days
after the sale,
It you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation In order to par-
tilcipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no coat toyou, to the provision of certain
assistance, Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hilsborough County Courthouse,
800 E, Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification It the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711,
Dated May 22, 2013
Bryan B. Levine, Esq.
FBN 89821
Robert L. Tankel, P.A.
1022 Main St., Ste. D, Dunedin, FL 34698
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13 CP 634 Division A
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CORNELIUS J. HELLEMA
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Cor-
nelius J. Hellema, deceased, whose date
of death was October 6, 2012, is pending
in the Circuit Court for Hlllsborough Coun-
ty, Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is 800 E. Twiggs Street, Tampa,
Florida 33602. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a copy
of this notice is required to be served must


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 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 persona having claims or demands
ngiti.i doeedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE,
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733,702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENTS DATE OF .DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this no-
tice is May 24,2013.
Personal Representative:
JUDITH PATTEN
33 Grand Offenbach Street
Centereach, New York 11720
Attorney for Personal Representative:
KRISTOPHER E. FERNANDEZ, ESQUIRE
Florida Bar No. 0606847
114S. Fremont Ave., Tampa, Florida 33606
(813) 832-6340
E-Mail: service @kfernandezlaw.com
5/24-5/31/13 2T

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVILDIVISION
CASE#: 12-CC-015632-K
CARROLLWOOD VILLAGE PHASE IIIl
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a
Florida not-for-profit corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SOGA SOLARIN a married man, and
UNKNOWN TENANT,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated January 16, 2013 and on Order
Resoheduling Foreclosumre Sale dated
April 25, 2013 entered in Case No.
12CC-010632=K of the County Court of
the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for
Hillsberough County Florida, wherein
OARROLLWOOD VILLAGE PHASE III
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Is
Plaintiff, and SOGA SOLARIN and UN-
KNOWN TENANT are Defendants, the
Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest
bidder for cash on June 14, 2013, In an
online sale at www,hillsborough.realfore-
close.com beginning at 10:00 a.m., the
following property as set forth In said Final
Judgment, to wit:
The Southeasterly 20.33 feet of the
Northwesterly 58.00 feet of Lot 11 in
Block 3 of Village XVIII Unit II of Car-
ollwood Village Phase III, according to
the Plat thereof recorded in Plat book
54, Page 4 of the Public Records of
Hillsborough County, Florida.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale if any, other than the
property owner, as of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated May 22,2013 ,
Bryan B. Levine, Esq.
FBN 89821
Robert L. Tankel, P.A.
1022 Main St., Ste. D, Dunedin, FL 34698
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION-
File No. 13-CP-001209 Division A


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ROBERT FISHER,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS
OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order
of Summary Administration has been en-
tered in the estate of ROBERT FISHER,
deceased, File Number 13-CP-001209; by
the Circuit Court of Hillsborough County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 800 E. Twiggs Street, Tampa,
Florida 33602; that the Decedent's date of
death was August 17, 2012; that the total
value of the estate is $48,940.25, which
has been assigned by court order to the
person giving this notice below:
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NO-
TIFIED THAT: .
All creditors of the estate of the Dece-
dent and persons having claims or de-
mands against the estate of the Decedent
other than those for whom provision for full
payment was made in the Order of Sum-
mary Administration must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702
OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER AP-
PLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF,
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this No-
tice is May24, 2013
Person Giving Notice:
HERBERT FISHER .
15 Olin Street
Ocean Grove, New Jersey 07756
Attorney for Petitioner:
JOSHUA T. KELESKE .
Email: jkeleske@trustedcounselors.com
Florida Bar No. 0548472
Joshua T. Keleske, P.L.
3333 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 204
Tampa, Florida 33609
Telephone: (813) 254-0044
5/24-5/31/13 2T


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LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
POWELL-UNK II LLC # 2720, the hold-
er of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of Issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names In which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 138710.0000
Certificate No. 234693-10
File No. 2013-805
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
PORT TAMPA CITY MAP LOT 4 AND E
5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING ON
W BLOCK 121
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 01/56
SEC-TWP-RQE: 20-30-18
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
ROBERTJ.HAGERHORST
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall I be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
S2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
POWELL-LINK II LLC # 2719, the hold-
er of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 059402.0570
Certificate No. 224425-10
File No. 2013-806
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
THE HIGHLANDS AT HUNTER'S
GREEN A CONDOMINIUM UNIT 1611
AND AN UNDIV INT IN COMMON ELE-
MENTS
SEC-TWP-RGE: 17-27-20 -
Subject to All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
WENDY C. LAY\
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida. -
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law. the property de-
scrioed in such cenilicale snail be sold to
the hgnesi bidder at ine Jury Audilonum,
2nd Floor, George E Eagecomo Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 201h day or June. 2013.
at 10-00 A.M. 1NOTICE Please call j813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verity sale localioni
If you are a person wih a disabDility
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
enililed. at no cosi to you, to ihe provision
of certain assistance Please conlact Ihe
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd. Tampa Flonrida. (813) 276.8100 ex-
tension 4205, two worKng days prior to
the date Ihe service is needed, i1 you are
hearing or voice impaired call 711
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013 .
Pat Frank-; Clerk of the.Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By OctaviaJamegan .-'
Deputy Clerk .
5/10-5/31/13:4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
POWELL-LINK II LLC # 2720. Ine hold-
er of the lollowilng certificate has filed
said certilicale for a tax oeed to be ,ssued
thereon Tne certdlicale number and year
of issuance, mie descriplior, of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows: -
Folio No. 024290.0300
Certificate No. 218037-10
File No. 2013-807
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
TRACT BEG 225 FT-E. AND 400 FT N
OF SW COR OF NW 1/4 OF SE 1/4
AND RUN E 100 FT S 100 FTAND W
100 FT AND N 100 FTTO BEG
SEC-TWP-RGE: 22-28-18
Subject ToAII Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
GREGORY V. ECENIA
BARBARA ANN ECENIA
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20in day ol June. 2013.
at 10:00 A.M: (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to venfy sale location)
II you are a person wiln a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
1o parlicipale ,n this proceeding, you are
enltiled, at no cost io you, to tne provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida.
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 '4T


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 047580.0000
Certificate No. 221711-10
File No. 2013-808
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
N 65 FT OF S 780 FT OF THAT PART
OF NW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 E OF ORIENT
RD LESS E 1029 FT THEREOF
SEC-TWP-RGE: 36-29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
WANDA WILLS
MARK D. PRICE
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verity sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
_ who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 042089.0000
Certificate No. 220878-10
File No. 2013-809
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
E 77.5 FT OF W 155 FT OF N 100 FT
OF S 125 FT OF W 1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF
NW 1/4OF SE 1/4
SEC-TWP-RGE: 11-29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed: -
THOMAS MARTINO TRUSTEE
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
-deemed according to law the property de.
scrinoed in such cenilicaie shall be sold Io
ire hgnest bidder al the Jury Audirorium,
2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Coun-
rnouse. 800 EasI Twiggs Sireet. Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20ih day ol June, 2013,
ai 10:00 AM tNOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext 4809 Io verily sale location).
It you are a person wilh a disability
who needs any accommoOalion in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's' ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida,' (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank
.Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
POWELL-LINK II LLC # 2720, the hold-
er of the following certificate, has filed
.said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of .the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 004340.0158
Certificate No. 214935-10
File No. 2013-810
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
: ARLINGTON PARK CONDOMINIUM
UNIT 313 AND AN UNDIV INT IN COM-
MON ELEMENTS
SEC-TWP-RGE: 22-28-17
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
JOHN J. MILES.IV
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verity sale location).
SIf you' are a person with a disability -
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this.proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
.the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court .
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows: ,-
Folio No. 014135.0000
Certificate No. 216274-10
File No. 2013-811
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
TRACT BEG 1089.2 FT N AND 160 FT
W OF SE COR OF SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4
OF NW 1/4 AND RUN S 100 FT W-60
FT N 100 FT AND E 60 FT TO BEG.
SEC-TWP-RGE: 14-27-18
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
RICHARD R. JACKSON
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor; George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East TWiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verity sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-$100 ex-
.tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No.'045432.0000
Certificate No. 221376-10
File No. 2013-812
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
SOUTH TAMPA SUBDIVISION N 63.75
FT OF S 382.5 FT OF E 161.5 FTOFW
491.5 FT OF TRACT 9 IN SW 1/4 LESS
W 33 FT FOR RD
PLAT BOOK/PAGE. 6/3
SEC-TWP-RGE: 26.29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) inr, which assessed
MARITZA E. ESOUIVEL
Said property being in me County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such cerlicale shall be re-
deemed accoreong IO Iaw. Ihe property de-
scribe in such cerilicale snail be sold to
me nignesl bidder at re Jury Auditorium.
2nd Floor, George E Edgecomo Court-
house, 800 East Tw,ggs Sireel Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20Th day ol June. 2013.
al 10:00 A.M (NOTICE, Please call 18131
276 8100 exi. 4809 to venty sale location).
II you are a person wil-, a disability
who needs any accommodation ir, order
to panicipale in his proceeding, you are
entailed. at no cost to you, to Ine provision
ol certain assistance Please conrtacl the
Clerk's ADA Coordinalor. 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205. rwo working days prior to
:he dale Ine sernce is needed if you are
hearing or voice ;mparee, call 711.
Dated This 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Fran.
Clerk ol the Circuit Counrt .
Hillsborough Counry, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thai GER-.
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP.. Ine
holder ot Ihe following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, theidescription of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No 103973.0000
Cer.licate No. 232434-10
File No. 2013-813
Year ol Issuance: 2010 , ,
Description ol Property:
RIVIERA SUBDIVISION E 50 FT OF
LOT 40
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 26/45
SEC-TWP-RGE: 35-28-18
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Names) in which assessed:
THOMAS MARTINO TRUSTEE
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according tolaw, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the.Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verity sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision.
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and 'the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 152498.0000
Certificate No. 236177-10
File No. 2013-814
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
BELLMONT HEIGHTS NO 2 PB 12 PG
94 LOT 673
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 12/94
SEC-TWP-RGE: 32-28-19
SSubject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
BENJAMIN J. HOLLINS
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the'Jury Auditorium;
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person With a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
Deputy Clerk5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 041607.0000
Certificate No. 220916-10
File No. 2013-816
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
PARDEAU SHORES UNIT NO 2 LOT
8 BLOCK 1
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 34/51
SEC-TWP-RGE: 02-29-19 -
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
DUNCAN LAND & DEVELOPMENT
INC
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June,. 2013,;
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (8.13)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person with'a disability
who needs, any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Fran
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hilisborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The .certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 042023.0000
Certificate No. 220904-10
File No. 2013-817
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
W 50 FT OF E 285 FT OF N 1/4 OF NE
1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 LESS N 25
FT FOR RD
SEC-TWP-RGE: 11-29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
BOBBY RAY PEEL, SR
MELISSA PEEL
Said property being in the County of
-Hillsborough, State of Florida. -
Unless 'such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb'Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June; 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verity sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you -are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
=1il O1i21Id 41


LEGALADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which It was as-
sessed are as follows.
Folio No. 042511.0200
Certificate No. 221089-10
File No. 2013-818
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
TAMPA TOURIST CLUB E 12.5 FT OF
LOTS 13 AND 14 AND ALL OFLOTS9
STO 12 INCL AND N 1/2 OF VACATED
STREET ABUTTING LOTS 10 12 AND
E 12.5 FT OF LOT 14 ON S BLOCK 5
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 21/21
SEC-TWP-RGE: 11-29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
GLENN C. JENSEN
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
SUnless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house,'800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the CircuitCourt
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jarnegan
Deputy Clerk
SD5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and'year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as- -
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 048273.0000.
Certificate No. 221856-10
File No. 2013-819
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
PROGRESS VILLAGE UNIT 1 LOT 21,.,
BLOCK 14 )."; i'
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 35/32 ,..
SEC-TWP-RGE: 01-30-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes '..
Name(s) in which assessed: ',.S' )S-:
LOUISE MILLWOOD '.q o"' -
NELSON MILO ., I,.
Said property being'in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such cerlilicate shall be re-
deemed according Io law, the property ae-
--scribed in sucn certificate shall be sqld to
the highest oidder at I ne Jury Audlitrkum,
2nd Floor, George E Edgecomo burn-
house. 800 EasI Twiggs SIreel, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20ih day of June'. 2013..
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE. Please call (81,-
276 8100 ext. 4809 Io verify sale location)-
If you are "a person with a disabili*y
who needs any accommodaltion In order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please conlaict the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator. 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida. (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior-to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.- -'
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013 -'
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Cour- ,
Hillsborough County/,Florida -.
By Octavia Jamegan ; .
Deputy Clerk .5033 4
5110-5/31/i3 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION":
FOR TAX DEED "

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-,
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to berdiklb'
thereon. The certificate number andyear'
of issuance, the description of the prop- ,
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 050383:0000 ';";'
Certificate No. 222150-10 '
File No. 2013-820 ""
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
FLORIDA GARDEN LANDS REVISED -.
MAP OF S 140 FT OF N 360 OF W 124
FT OF LOT 12 ;'
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 6/43 '.*l;
SEC-TWP-RGE: 25-30-19' ,
Subject To-All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
VICKI A. ENGEL
Said property being in-the CouityofV. ;
Hillsborough, State of orioda. Cn'o'.f.-'.,
Unless such certificate shall be'-; r'""
deemed according to law, the property de--"'-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to e.
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditourniu2;,
2nd Floor,-George E. Edgecomb Cqourt.-1
house, 800 Easf Twiggs Street, .Tampa,.-:
FL 33602 on the 20th day.of June, 2013, "
at 18:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext.4809 to verify sale o1ation).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711;
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat, Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court,
-Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk 5/10-5/31/18.4T .


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LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 041948.0100
Certificate No. 220857-10
File No. 2013-821
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
GRANT PARK ADDITION BLOCKS 36-
45 LOT 24 BLOCK 44"
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 07/55
SEC-TWP-RGE: 10-29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
THOMAS MARTINO TRUSTEE
Said property being in the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor,; George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days -prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida -
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk -
5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
Said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of: issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
SFolio No. 049207.0000
Certificate No. 222086-10
File No. 2013-822
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
LOT BEG 2043.7 FT S AND 247.5 FT
E OF NW COR OF E 1/2 OF SW 1/4 &
RUN E 100 FT S 100 FT W 100 FT &N
100 FTTO BEG
SEC-TWP-RGE: 14-30-19
SSubjectTo All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
PATRICK W. SKIDIORE
Said propenry bein gin the County of
Hillsborough, Siale of Florida. -
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in-such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house;, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa.
FL 33602 or, the 20th day of June, 2013,
al 10.00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 exi. 4809 to verify salejocatlon).
II you are a person with- a disability
who needs any. accommodation in order
to participaTe in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension .4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing orvoice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
PatFrank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
.5/10-5/31/13 4T

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
POWELL-LINK II LLC # 2719, the hold-
er of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in. which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No.171907.0000
'Certificate No. 238080-10
File No. 2013-823
SYear of Issuance: 2010.
Description of Property: -
NEBRASKA HEIGHTS LOT 5 BLOCK 1
AND N 1/2 OF CLOSED ALLEY ABUT-
TING THEREOF
PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 4/66
SEC-TWP-RGE: 06-29-19
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
PAMELA BALLO
Said' property being in the County of
Hilisborough, State of Florida.
. Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order,
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat-Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hillsborough County, Florida -
By Octavia Jamegan
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GER-
MAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP., the
holder of the following certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the prop-
erty, and the names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
Folio No. 079643.1020
Certificate No. 229015-10
File No. 2013-824
Year of Issuance: 2010
Description of Property:
S 294 FT OF SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF
NE 1/4 LESS W 450 FT AND LESS S
33 FT FOR RD
SEC-TWP-RGE: 20-32-20
Subject To All Outstanding Taxes
Name(s) in which assessed:
MARIA G. BANUELAS
Said property being In the County of
Hillsborough, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium,
2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Court-
house, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa
FL 33602 on the 20th day of June, 2013,
at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813)
276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location).
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact .the
Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy
Blvd., Tampa Florida, (813) 276-8100 ex-
tension 4205, two working days prior to
the date the service is needed; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.-
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2013
Pat Frank, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Hilteborough County, Florida
By Octavia Jamegan .
Deputy Clerk
5/10-5/31/13 4T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
FFN: 513225 DIVISION: D
CASE ID: 11-516
IN THE INTEREST OF:
J.C. 02/01/2011
MINOR CHILD.
NOTICE OF AN ADVISORY HEARING
ON A TERMINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS
FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR
AT THE ADVISORY HEARING CONSTI-
TUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS
CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON
THIS DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU
MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE
PETITION ATTACHED TO HIS NOTICE.
TO: Kenneth Roberson (father)
Residence/Whereabouts Unknown
YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
that a Petitionfor Termination of Parental
Rights has been filed in the Circuit Court
of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, Juvenile Division, alleg-
ing that the above-named child is depen-
dent child and by which the Petitioner
is asking for the termination of parental
rights and permanent commitment of the
child to the Department of Children and
Families for subsequent adoption.
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that you are
required to appear personally on the 10th
day of June, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., before
the Honorable Emily A. Peacock, at the
Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs
Street, 3rd Floor, Tampa, Florida 33602,
to show cause, if any, why parental rights
shall not be terminated and said child shall
not be permanently committed to the Flor-
ida Department of Children and Families
for subsequent adoption. You are entitled
to be represented by an attorney at this
proceeding.
Dated this 7th day of May, 2013
Pat Frank.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Pam Morera
Deputy Clerk 5/10-5/31/13 4T



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUITOF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
FFN: 513625 DIVISION: D
CASE ID: 11-DP-1022
IN THE INTEREST OF:
J.L 11/01/11
CHILD.
NOTICE OF AN ADVISORY HEARING
ON A TERMINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS
FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR
AT .THE ADVISORY HEARING- CONSTI-
TUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS
CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON
THIS DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU
MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE
PETITION ATTACHED TO HIS NOTICE.
TO: T'Oliver Lewis (prospective father)
Residence/Whereabouts Unknown
Last Known address: 1348 West Chestnut
Street, Unit 466, Tampa, FL 33602
YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
that a Petition for Termination of Parental
Rights has been filed in the Circuit Court
of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, Juvenile Division, alleg-
ing that the above-named child is a de-
pendent child and by which the Petitioner
is asking for the termination of parental
rights and permanent commitment of the
child to the Department of Children and
Families for subsequent adoption.
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that you are
required to appear personally on the 17th
day of June, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., before the
Honorable Vivian Corvo, at the Edgecomb
Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs Street, 3rd
Floor, Court Room 308 Tampa, Florida


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
33602, to show cause, if any, why paren-
tal rights shall not be terminated and said
child shall not be permanently committed
to the Florida Department of Children and
Families for subsequent adoption. You are
entitled to be represented by an attorney
at this proceeding.
Dated this 7th day of May, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Pam Morera---
Deputy Clerk 5/10-5/31/13 4T



IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE #: 12-CC-022714-J
CANTERBURY LAKES HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not-for-
profit corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
TANYA A. HART, EUGENE-IART
husband and wife, and UNKNOWN
TENANT,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a.Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated May 7, 2013 entered in Case No.
12-CC-022714-J of the County Court of
the Thirteenth Judicial' Circuit in and for
Hillsborough County, Florida, wherein
CANTERBURY LAKES HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC., is Plaintiff, and
TANYA A. HART and EUGENE HART
and UNKNOWN TENANT are Defen-
dants, the Clerk of the Court will sell to the
highest bidder for cash on June 28, 2013,
in an online sale at www.hillsborough.re-
alforeclose.com beginning at 10:00 a.m.,
the following property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
Lot 48, Block A, CANTERBURY
LAKES PHASE 3, according to the
map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat
Book 100, Page 200-203, of the Pub-
lic Records of Hillsborough County,
Florida.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale if any, other than the
property owner, as .of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within.60 days
after the safe.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
-800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call,711.
Dated May 16,2013
Bryan B. Leyine, Esq. ...
FBN 89821 i;
Robert L. Tankel, P.A... .
1022 Main St., Ste. D, Dunedin, FL 34698
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF T-HE
13TH JUDICIALCIRCUITf ;
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY; FLORIDA.-'
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASENO.:,11-CA-009276
WELLS FARGO-BANK, N.A., AS
INDENTURE TRUSTEE UNDER THE.
INDENTURE RELATINGTO IMH. .
ASSETS CORP., COLLATERALIZED
ASSET-BACKED BONDS, SERIES
2004-6, -
Plaintiff,
vs.
CARLOS ANTONIO RENDERS, ET
AL.,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated November 5, 2012 and an Order to
Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated May
8, 2013, and entered in Case No. 11-CA-
009276 of the Circuit Court of the 13th
Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO
BANK, NA., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE
UNDER THE INDENTURE RELATING
TO IMH ASSETS CORP., COLLATERAL-
IZED ASSET-BACKED BONDS, SERIES
2004-6 was the Plaintiff, -and CARLOS
ANTONIO RENDEROS, ET AL, the
Defendantss, the Clerk will sell to the
highest bidder for cash, by electronic sale
beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the prescribed
date at www.hillsborough.realforeclose.
corn on the 22nd day of August, 2013, the
following described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment: -
LOT 245, LESS THE NORTH 155.00
FEET OF THE WEST 282.00 FEET
THEREOFAND LOT 246, LESS THE
EAST 529.00 FEET THEREOF OF
PLANT CITY FARMS UNIT NUM-
BER TWO AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 27, PAGE 13 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALSO
LESS THAT PART OF SAID LOT
246 LYING WITHIN THE FOLLOW-
ING DESCRIBED PARCEL: BEGIN-
NING AT SE CORNER OF TRACT
-254 AND RUN NORTH 1650 FOR A
POB, THEN RUN WEST 529 FEET,
SOUTH 330 FEET, WEST 111.91
FEET, NORTH TO NORTH BOUND-
ARY OF LOT 243, EAST 641.48
FEET AND SOUTH TO POB, WEST
PLANT CITY FARMS UNIT NO. 2
PLAT BOOK 27, PAGE 13, SECTION
25, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE
21 EAST.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale if any, other than the
property owner, as of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation In order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated May 16, 2013
Joseph K. McGhee
Florida Bar #0626287
Bus. Email: JMcGhee@penderlaw.com
Pendergast & Morgan, P.A.
115 Perimeter Center Place
South Terraces Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30346
Telephone: 678-775-0700
Primary Service: flfc@penderlaw.com
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13-952 Division T
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JONATHAN D. REDDING
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Jonathan D. Redding, deceased, whose
date of death was December 25,2012, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Hillsbor-
ough County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is 2nd Floor, Room
206, George Edgecomb Courthouse, 800
Twiggs Street, Tampa, Florida 33602. The
Names and addresses of the personal rep-
resentative and the personal representa-
tive's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er 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 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 decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE -WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
ODS 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 May 24, 2013.
Personal Representative: -
ULinda G. Walker
1615 Flourshire Drive
Brandon, Florida 33511
Attorney for Personal Representative:
J. SCOTT REED, ESQ.
Florida Bar Number 0124699
Pilka & Associates, P.A.
213 Providence Road -
Brandon, Florida 33511 -
(813) 653-3800 Fax (813) 651-0710
E-Mail: .sreed@pilka.com ,-
Secondary E-Mail: eanderson@pllka.
corn
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGHCOUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13-CP-000433 Division R
IN RE: ESTATE OF
LEO B. COLLINS, III.
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of LEO
B. COLLINS, III, deceased, whose date
of death was November 23, 2012, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Hillsbor-
ough County, Florida, Probate Divisior,
the address of which is 800 East Twiggs
Street, Room 206, Tampa, Florida 33602;
mailing address P.O. Box 1110, Tampa,
Florida 33601. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er 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 WITH-
IN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION 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 decedent's estate, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED 'WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
'BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is May 24, 2013.
Personal Representative:
ILENE S. STEVENS
3704 Harrogate Drive
Valrico, Florida 33596
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID J. PLANTE, ESQUIRE
Florida Bar No.: 990582
Undsey A. Horn, Esquire
Florida Bar No.: 0091158
The Plante Law Group, PLC
806 North Armenia Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Pg@ theplantelawgroup.com
David@theplantelawgroup.com
Tel. (813) 875-5297 Fax (813) 879-5297
5/24-5/31/13 2T


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13-952 Division T
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JONATHAN D. REDOING
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of Jona-
Sthan D. Redding, deceased, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Hillsborough County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address bf
which is 2nd Floor, Room 206, George
Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 Twiggs
Street, Tampa, Florida 33602, file number
13-952.The estate is testate and the dates
of the decedent's will and any codicils are
Last Will and Testament dated June 22,
2006. The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth be-
low. The fiduciary lawyer-client privilege
in Section 90.5021 applies with respect
to the personal representative and any
attorney employed by the personal repre-
sentative.
Any interested person on whom a copy
Sof the notice of administration is served
who challenges the validity of the will or
codicils, qualification of the personal rep-
resentative, 'venue, or the jurisdiction, of
the court is required to file any objection -
with the court in the manner provided in
the Florida Probate Rules WITHIN THE-
TIME REQUIRED BY LAW, which is on
Sor before the date that is 3 months after
the date of service of a copy of the Notice
of Administration on that person, or those
objections are forever barred.
A petition for determination of exempt
property is required to be filed by or on
ehalf 6f any person entitled to exempt
property under Section 732.402, WITHIN
THE TIME REQUIRED BY LAW, which is
on or before the later of the date that is 4
months after the date of service of a copy
of the Notice of Administration on such
person or the date that is 40 days after
Sthe date of termination of any proceeding
involving the construction, admission to
probate, or validity of the will or involving
any other-matter affecting any part of the,
exempt property, or the right of such per-
son to exempt property is deemed waived..
An election to take an elective share
must be filed by or on behalf of the sur-
viving spouse entitled to an elective share
under Section 732.201-732.2155 WITHIN
THE TIME REQUIRED BY LAW, which
is on.-orbefore the earlier of the date that
is 6 months after the date of service of a
copy of the Notice of Administration on the
surviving spouse, or an attorney in fact or
a guardian of the property of the surviving
spouse, or the date that is 2 years after
the date of the decedent's death. The time
for filing an election to take an elective
share may be extended as provided in the
Florida Probate Rules.,
Personal Representative: .
Linda G. Walker
1615 Fluorshire Drive
Brandon, Florida 33511 ..
Attorney for Personal Representative:.
J. SCOTT REED, ESQ; -
Florida Bar Number 0124699
Pilka & Associates, P.A.
213 Rovidence Rd.'
Brandon, Florida.33511 . ... ...,
(813) 653-3800 Fax (813) 651-0710
E-Mail: sreed@pilka.com
Secondary E-Mail: eanderson@pilka.
corn
5/24-5/3P1/13 2T


IN THE COUNTY COURT-OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH-'
COUNTY, FLORIDA .
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE #: 12-CC-022674-J
BOYETTE CREEK HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not-for--
profit corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JASON A. SMITH, MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC., and UNKNOWN
TENANT,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated May 7, 2013 entered in Case No.
12-CC-022674-J of the County Court of
the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for
Hillsborough. County, Florida, wherein
BOYETTE CREEK HOMEOWNERS AS-.
SOCIATION, INC., is Plaintiff, and JASON
A. SMITH, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ,and
UNKNOWN TENANT are Defendant, the
Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest
bidder for cash on June 28, 2013, in an
online sale at www.hillsborough.realfore-
close.com beginning at 10:00 a.m.,. the
following property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit::
Lot 8, Block F, BOYETTE CREEK
PHASE 1, according to the plat thereof
as recorded in Plat Book 94, Page(s)
31, of the Public Records of Hillsbor-
ough County, Florida.
Any person claiming-an interest in the
surplus from the sale if any, other than the
property owner, as of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost toyou, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Dated May 16,2013
Bryan B. Levine, Esq. '
FBN89821
Robert L. Tankel, P.A.
1022 Main St.; Ste. D, Dunedin, FL 34698
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LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
FFN: 513225 DIVISION: D
CASE ID; 11-516
IN THE INTEREST OF:
J.C. 10/14/2009
MINOR CHILD.
NOTICE OF AN ADVISORY HEARING
ON A TERMINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS
FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR
AT THE ADVISORY HEARING CONSTI-
TUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS
CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON
THIS DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU
MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE
PETITION.
TO: Joshua Bell (father)
Residence/Whereabouts Unknown
YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
that a Petition for Termination-of Parental
Rights has been filed in the Circuit Court
of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, Juvenile Division, alleg-
ing that the above-named Child is depen-
dent Child and by which the Petitioner
is asking for the termination of parental
rights and permanent commitment of the
Child to the Department of Children and
Families for subsequent adoption.
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that you are
required to appear personally on the 28th
day of May, 2013, at 10:00 a.m, before the
Honorable Emily Peacock, at the Edge-
comb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs Street,
3rd Floor, Tampa, Florida 33602, to show
cause, if any, why parental rights shall
not be terminated and said child shall not
be permanently committed to the Florida
Department of Children and Families for
subsequent adoption..You are entitled to
be represented by an attorney at this pro-
ceeding.
Dated this 24th day of April, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Pam Morera
Deputy Clerk 5/3-5/24/13 4T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
Case Number 2013-CA-005630
PRIVATE EQUITY, LTD., A NEVADA
CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
v.
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES, OR ANY OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST JOSEPH FRANCIS
BIANCHI, DECEASED; ELAINE L. BIAN-
CHI; CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVIC-
ES, INC., A FOREIGN CORPORATION;
CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A.; AND.
HIGHLAND RIDGE HOMEOWNERS'
ASSOCIATION, INC., A FLORIDA NON-
PROFIT CORPORATION,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,
CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR ANY
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
JOSEPH FRANCIS BIANCHI, DECEASED
YOU' ARE NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion to quiet title to the following de-
scribed real property in Hillsborough
County, Florida:
SLot 5, Block 6, Highland Ridge Unit No.
3, according to the map or plat thereof
as recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 4,
Public Records of Hillsborough Coun-
ty, Florida.
Property Address: 2809 Manor Hill
Drive, Brandon, Florida 33511-7576.
has been filed against you, and you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Henry W. Hicks,
Esq., attorney for Plaintiff, whose address
Is 601 S. Fremont Ave., Tampa, FL 33606,
on or before June 10,2013, and to file the
original with the Clerk of this Court either
before service on plaintiffs attorney or im-
mediately thereafter; otherwise a default
will be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.
The action was instituted in the Thirteenth
Judicial Circuit Court for Hillsborough
County in the State of Florida and is styled
as follows: PRIVATE EQUITY, LTD., A
NEVADA CORPORATION, Plaintiff, v.
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES, OR ANY OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST JOSEPH FRAN-
CIS BIANCHI, DECEASED; ELAINE L.
BIANCHI; CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SER-
VICES, INC., A FOREIGN CORPORA-
TION; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A.;
AND HIGHLAND RIDGE HOMEOWN-
ERS' ASSOCIATION, INC., A FLORIDA
NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, Defen-
dants.
Dated on May 1,2013.
Pat Frank '
Clerk of the Court
By Sarah Brown
As Deputy Clerk
Henry W. Hicks, Esq.
5/3-5/24/13 4T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
FAMILY LAW DIVISION
CASE NO 13-DR-005364 DIVISION E
IN RE: SHARON HUNTER
Petitioner/Wife,
and
BRUCE HUNTER,
Respondent/Husband.
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PETITION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
AND OTHER REEF TEMPORARY
AND PERMANENT
TO: BRUCE HUNTER


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
Last known address: 1432 Ridge Top
Way, Clearwater, Florida 33765
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an
action for dissolution of marriage has been
filed against you and that you are required
to serve a copy of your written defenses,
if any, to William Hanlon, Esquire, the Pe-
titioner/Wife's attorney, whose address
is 210 N. Pierce Street, Tampa, Florida
33602, on or before June 10, 2013, and
file the original with the Clerk of this Court
at 800 E. Twiggs Street, Tampa, Florida
33602, before service on the Petitioners
attorney or immediately thereafter. If you
fail to do so, a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
petition.
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 ad-
dress. (You may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers
in the 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 disclosure of documents and
information. Failure to comply can result
in sanctions, including dismissal or striking
of pleadings.
Dated May 1,2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of The Circuit Court
By Adrian J. Salas
Deputy Clerk
5/3-5/24/13 4T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO. 29-2012-CA-001829
GMAC MORTGAGE, .LLC,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
LUCILLE D. DARLING-HALL, ET AL,
DEFENDANTSS.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order to Reschedule Foreclosure
Sale dated May 6, 2013 and entered in
Case No. 29-2012-CA-001829 in the Cir-
cuit Court of the 13th Judicial Circuit in and
for Hillsborough County, Florida wherein
GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC was the Plaintiff
and LUCILLE D. DARLING-HALL, ET AL,
the Defendant(s), The Clerk will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash, by elec-
tronic sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the
prescribed date at www.hillsborough.real-
foreclose.com on the 22nd day of August,
2013, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 8, BLOCK 1, KING'S VILLAGE,
AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORD-
SED IN PLAT BOOK 44, PAGE 100, OF
THE PUBLIC.RECORDS OF HILLS-
BOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER
THE SALE.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
This 14th day of May, 2013
Stephen M. Huttman
Florida Bar #102673
Bus. Email: shuttman@penderiaw.com
Pendergast & Morgan, P.A.
115 Perimeter Center Place
South Terraces Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30346
Telephone: 678-392-4957
Primary Service: flfc@perderiaw.com
5/17-5/24/13 2T

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 113-DR-006259 Division: A
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF
ROSE MBATHI,
Petitioner/Wife,
v.
DAVID LEE TONEY,
Respondent/Husband.
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: David Lee Toney
Tampa, Florida
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has
been filed against you and that you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on Rose Mbathi, whose
address is: Rose Mbathi, C/O Patricia
Kemp, Esq., 1705 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa,
FL 33604, on or before June 3, 2013, and
file the original with the Clerk of this Court
at Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs
Street, Room 101, Tampa, Florida 33602
or P.O. Box 3450 Tampa, Florida 33601-
4358 before service on counsel for the
Petitioner, or immediately thereafter. If
you fail to do so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Petition.
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 ad-
dress. (You may file Nqtice of Current Ad-
dress, Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915) Future papers
in the 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 disclosure of documents and
information. Failure to comply can result
in sanctions, including dismissal or striking
of pleadings.


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
Dated April 26, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of The Circuit Court
By Adrian Salas
Deputy Clerk
5/3-5/24/13 4T



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 13-DR-5507 Division D
MELVIN ALLEN MONROE,
Petitioner
and
DONNA MARIE MONROE,
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR PUBLICATION
TO: Donna Marie Monroe
Residence Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action Dis-
solution of Marriage, including claims for
dissolution of marriage, payment of debts,
division of real and personal property, and
for payments of support, has been filed
against you. You are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if any, to
this action on Mark E. Reinhold, Esq., Pe-
titioners attorney, whose address is 4230
S. MacDill Ave.
Suite J. Tampa, Fl 33611, on or before
June 3, 2013 and file the original with the
clerk of this court at Hillsborough County
Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs, Tampa, Flor-
ida 33602, either before service on Peti-
tioner's attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the petition.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family
Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain
automatic disclosure of documents and
information. Failure to comply can result
in sanctions, including dismissal or striking
of pleadings.
DATED this 24 day of April, 2013.
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
by Cynthia Menendez
Deputy Clerk
5/3-5/24/13


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13-732 Division A
IN RE: ESTATE OF
LAWRENCE WILLS
Deceased:
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Law-
rence Wills, deceased, whose date of
death was January 19,2013, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Hillsborough County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 800 E. Twiggs.Street, Tampa,
Florida 33602. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er 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 WITH-
IN THE LATER OF 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 decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT ,FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this no-'
tice is May 18,2013.
Personal Representative:
SHERMANKING
4817 Temple Heights Road
Suite 201A
STampa, Florida 33617
Attorney for Personal Representative:
PAUL E. RIFFEL
Florida Bar No. 352098
1319W. Fletcher Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33612
(813).265-1185 Fax:(813)265-0940
E-Mail: paul@paulriffel.com
Secondary E-Mail: service@paulriffel.com
5/17-5/24/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
FAMILY LAW DIVISION.
Case No. 13-DR-6912 Division R
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF:
ISMAEL GONZALEZ,
Petitioner,
v.
GLORIA AYALA GONZALEZ,
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Gloria Ayala Gonzalez
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an
action for dissolution of marriage has been
filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on DOMINIC J. BACCARELLA,
Attorney for the- Petitioner/Husband,
whose address is 4144 NORTH ARMENIA
AVENUE, SUITE 220, TAMPA, FL 33607
on or before June 24, 2013, and file the
original with the clerk of the Court at Clerk
of the Circuit Court, Family Law, P.O. Box
3450, Tampa, FL 33601-3450 before ser-
vice on the Attorney for the Petitioner/Wife
or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the petition.


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
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 ad-
dress. (You may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, 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 disclosure of documents and
information. Failure to comply can result
in sanctions, including dismissal or striking
of pleadings.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
court on May 14, 2013.
Pat Frank
Clerk of The Circuit Court .
By Cynthia Menendez
Deputy Clerk 5/24-6/14/13 4T



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 13 CP 1106 Division A
IN RE: ESTATE.OF
HENRY P. ENGLEHARDT
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Hen-
y P. Englehardt, deceased, whose date of
death was January 23,2012, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Hillsborough County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 800 E. Twiggs Street, Tampa,
Florida 33602. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er 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 WITH-
IN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICEOR 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 decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
The date of first publication of this no-
tice is May 24, 2013.
Personal Representative:
ZELLENE RUTLEDGE-PRESTON
1005 Culbreath Road
Brooksville, Florida 34602
Attorney for Personal Representative:
PAUL E. RIFFEL
Florida Bar No. 352098
1319W. Fletcher Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33612
(813) 265-1185 Fax: (813) 265-0940
E-Mail: paul@paulriffel.com
Secondary E-Mail: service@paulriffel.com
5/24-5/31/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 13-0007615 Division IP
DANIEL GIL DE NOBREGA,
Petitioner
and
ARACELI PENA GONZALEZ,
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
(NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT)
TO: ARACELI PENA GONZALEZ
Last Known Address: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for dissolution of marriage has been filed
against you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Daniel Gil De Norbrega whose
address is 4412 Rockcrest Circle, Tampa,
FL 33624 on or before 6.24.2013, and file
the original with the clerk of this Court at
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 101, Tampa,
Florida 33602 or P.O. Box 3450, Tampa,'
Florida 33601-4358, before service on Pe-
titioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail
to do so, a default may be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the petition.
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 ad-
dress. (You may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, 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 Fam-
ily Law Rules of Procedure, requires cer-
tain automatic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to comply can
result in sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.
Dated May 20, 2013.
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Adrian J. Salas
Deputy Clerk 5/24-6/14/13 4T


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LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
FFN: 513494 DIVISION: D
CASE ID: 11-850
IN THE INTEREST OF:
AT. 07/18/2011
MINOR CHILD.
NOTICE OF AN ADVISORY HEARING
ON A TERMINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS
FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR
AT THE ADVISORY HEARING CONSTI-
TUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS
CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON
THIS DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU
MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE
PETITION ATTACHED TO HIS NOTICE.
TO:Timothy Tanner (father)
Residence/Whereabouts Unknown
YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
that a Petition for Termination of Parental
Rights has been filed in the Circuit Court
of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, Juvenile Division, alleg-
ing that the above-named child is a de-
pendent child and by which the Petitioner
is asking for the termination of parental
rights and permanent commitment of the
child to the Department of Children and
Families for subsequent adoption.
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that you are
required to appear personally on the 8th
day of July, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., before the
Honorable Emily A. Peacock, at the Edge-
comb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs Street,
3rd Floor, Court Room 309, Tampa,
Florida 33602, to show cause, if any, why
parental rights shall not be terminated and
said child shall not be permanently com-
mitted to the Florida Department of Chil-
dren and Families for subsequent adop-
tion. You are entitled to be represented by
an attorney at this proceeding.
Dated ihis 14th day of May, 2013
Pat Frank
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Pam Morera
Deputy Clerk 5/17-6/7/13 4T
/


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 12-CA-002179 DIVISION N
FREEDOM MORTGAGE
CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARK E. MASON A/K/A MARK
EDWARD MASON, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
April 29, 2013, and entered in Case No.
12-CA-002179 of the Circuit Court of the
Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Hills-
borough County, Florida in which Freedom
Mortgage Corporation, is the Plaintiff and
Mark E. Mason a/k/a Mark Edward Mason,
Tatyana Mason a/k/a Tatyana Rekhlis,
Carrollwood Meadows Homeowners As-
sociation, Inc., are defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for cash in/
on on the 2nd floor, rooms 201/202 in the
George E. Eugecomb Courthouse at 800
E. Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602, Hills-
borough County, Florida at 2:00PM on the
12th day of August, 2013, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in Said Final
Judgement of Foreclosure:
LOT 64, BLOCK 3 CARROLLWOOD
MEADOWS UNIT X, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 53, AT PAGE 73,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HILL-
SBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 5707 CARROLLWOOD MEAD-
OWS DR., TAMPA, FL 33625-3275.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than the
property owner as of the date of the Lis
Pendens must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hilisborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
. ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
Albertelli Law
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623
(813)221-4743
(813) 221-9171
eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com
11-98078
5/17-5/24/13 2T



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 09-CA-014391
DIVISION M SECTION I
TOWNHOMES OF SUMMERFIELD
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SERINA BRUNER, AND
ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEESGRANTEES, CREDITORS,
AND OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS
OR UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH AND UNDER SERINA
BRUNER,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45
Notice is given pursuant to a final judg-
ment dated January 16, 2013 and Order
Rescheduling Public Sale in Case No.
2010-CA-011148 of the Circuit Court of


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for
Hillsborough County, Florida, in which
TOWNHOMES OF SUMMERFIELD
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. is
the plaintiff and SERINA BRUNER, AND
ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND OTHER
UNKNOWN PERSONS OR UNKNOWN
SPOUSES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH
AND UNDER SERINA BRUNER the
defendantss, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash in the lobby of the
Hillsborough County Courthouse in Tam-
pa, Hillsborough County, Florida at 10:00
a.m. on August 15, 2013, the following de-
scribed property set forth in the order of
final judgment:
Lot 4, Block 25, SUMMERFIELD VIL-
LAGE 1, Tract 2, Phases 3, 4 and 5,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THERE-
OF IN PLAT BOOK 107, PAGE 228,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HILL-
SBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Property address: 10949 Brickside
Court, Riverview, Florida 33579.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than the
property owner, as of the date of the Us
Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to
participate in this proceedings, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, *to the provi-
sion of certain assistance. Please contact:
Court Administration at 800 Twiggs Street,
Tampa, FL 33602, telephone 813-272-
7040, within seven days of your receipt
of this Notice. If you are hearing or voiced
impaired, call (800) 955-8771.
Dated 5/9/13
Jennifer Cintron, Esq.
Fla. Bar No. 563609
Cintron Law, P.A.
13035 W. Linebaugh Ave., Ste. 101
Tampa, FL 33626
Designated Email:
Jennifer@CintronLawFirm.com
Ph: (813) 408-5023
Fax: (813) 408-5984
5/17-5/24/13 2T



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2010-CA-011148
DIVISION N SECTION III
TOWNHOMES OF SUMMERFIELD
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ERIC COWPER, UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS
and OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR
UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH and UNDER ERIC COWPER,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45
Notice is given pursuant to a final judg-
ment dated January 15, 2013 and order
Rescheduling Public Sale dated April
16, 2013, in Case No. 2010-CA-011148
of the Circuit Court of the Thirteenth
Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough
County, Florida, in which TOWNHOMES
OF SUMMERFIELD HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC. is the plaintiff and
ERIC COWPER, UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS,
and OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR
UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH and UNDER ERIC COWPER
the defendantss, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash in the lobby of the
Hillsborough County Courthouse in Tam-
pa, Hillsborough County, Florida at 10:00
a.m. on August 8, 2013, the following de-
scribed property set forth in the order of
final judgment:
Lot 1, Block 31, SUMMERFIELD VIL-
LAGE 1, Tract 2, Phase 1 and 2, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
IN PLAT BOOK 93, PAGE 10, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HILLSBOR-
OUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property
address: 12925 Jessup Watch Place,
Riverview, Florida 33579.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than the
property owner, as of the date of the Lis
Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to
participate in this proceedings, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance. Please contact:
Court Administration at 800 Twiggs Street,
Tampa, FL 33602, telephone 813-272-
7040, within seven days of your receipt
of this Notice. If you are hearing or voiced
impaired, call (800) 955-8771.
Dated 5/9/13
Jennifer Cintron, Esq.
Fla. Bar No. 563609
Cintron Law, P.A.
13035 W. Linebaugh Ave., Ste. 101
Tampa, FL 33626
Designated Email:
Jennifer@CinrrtronLawFirm.com
Ph: (813) 408-5023
Fax: (813) 408-5984
5/17-5/24/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 13-CP-001148
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BRETT RANDALL MEEKS
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Brett
Randall Meeks, deceased, whose date of
death was February 15, 2013 and whose
last four digits of it security number are
3060 is pending in the Circuit Court for
Hillsborough County, Florida, Probate
Division, File Number 13-CP-001148;
the address of which is 800 East Twiggs
Street, Tampa, FL 33602. The names and
address of the personal representative
and the personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons, who have claims or demands
against decedent's on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served must file


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
their claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE TIME OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ONTHEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons, who having claims or de-
mands against decedent's must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) OR MORE YEARS
AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE IS MAY 17,2013.
Personal Representative:
Earl R. Meeks
1014 W. Indian Avenue
Tampa, FL 33603
Personal Representative's Attorney:
JOSEPH L. DIAZ, ESQUIRE
1709 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606-1530
813/879-6164
Florida Bar No. 179925
jldiazlaw@aol.com
5/17-5/24/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY,
STATE OF FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NUMBER 12-14378
DIVISION "D"
MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION,
Successor by Merger to BAY GULF
CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff,
VS.
STEPHEN MILES HENDON, ET AL.,
Defendants. -'
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to
a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered
on May 13, 2013, in the above styled
cause, in the Circuit Court of Hillsborough
County, Florida, I -will sell the property
situated in Hillsborough County, Florida
described as:
Lot 1, and the East 16.62 feet of Lot 2,
in Carroll City, according to the map or
plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book
18, Page 56, of the Public Records
of Hilisborough County, Florida, a/k/a
2101 W. Skagway Avenue, Tampa,
Florida 33604
at a public sale, to the highest bidder for
cash on July 1, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., after
first giving notice as required by Section
45.031, in an online sale at the following
website: http://www.hillsborouoh.realfore-
close.com in accordance with Section
45.031, Florida Statutes (1979).
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost toyou, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Robm 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired,-call 711.
Arthur S. Corrales, Esquire
3415 W. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 908-6300
FL Bar Number: 316296
5/17-5/24/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO. 29-2008-CA-015277
DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY
AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
THOMAS LAROCCA,'ET AL,
DEFENDANTSS.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order to Reschedule Foreclosure
Sale dated May 7, 2013 and entered in
Case No. 29-2008-CA-015277 in the Cir-
cuit Court of the 13th Judicial Circuit in and
for Hillsborough County, Florida wherein
DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY
AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE was the Plain-
tiff and THOMAS LAROCCA, ET AL.;
the Defendant(s), The Clerk will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash, by
electronic sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. on
the' prescribed date at www.hillsborough.
realforeclose.com on the 10th day of June,
2013, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 26, PALM BAY, PHASE 1, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 73, PAGE 9, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER
THE SALE.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711..
This 14th day of May, 2013
Stephen M. Huttman
Florida Bar #102673


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
Bus. Email: shuttman@penderdaw.com
Pendergast & Morgan, P.A.
115 Perimeter Center Place
South Terraces Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30346
Telephone: 678-392-4957
Primary Service: flfc@perderiaw.com
5/17-5/24/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO. 29-2008-CA-021004
US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS
TRUSTEE,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
JERRY A. RUIZ, ET AL,
DEFENDANTSS.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order to Reschedule Foreclosure
Sale dated May 6, 2013 and entered in
Case No. 29-2008-CA-021004 in the
Circuit Court of the 13th Judicial Circuit
in .and for Hillsborough County, Florida
wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION AS TRUSTEE was the Plaintiff and
JERRY A. RUIZ ET AL., the Defendant(s),
The Clerk will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash, by electronic sale begin-
ning at 10:00 a.m. on the prescribed date
at www.hillsborough.realforeclose.com on
the 22nd day of August, 2013, the follow-
ing described property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:
LOT 70, PARKWOOD VILLAGE, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 48, PAGE 69, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER
THE SALE.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any-accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you;,'to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact the ADA Coor-
dinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse,
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa,
Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7
days before your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving this
notification if the time before the sched-
uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
This 14th day of May, 2013
Stephen M. Huttman
Florida Bar #102673
Bus. Email: shuffttman@penderlaw.com
Pendergast & Morgan, P.A.
115 Perimeter Center Place
South Terraces Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30346
Telephone: 678-392-4957
Primary Service: flfc@perderiaw.com
5/17-5/24/13 2T


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 13-CP-1128
IN RE: ESTATE OF
EULA L. SHEFFIELD,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION /
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of EULA
L. SHEFFIELD, File Number 13-CP-1128,
is pending in the Circuit Court for Hillsbor-
ough County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is P.O. Box 1110,
Tampa, FL 33601. The name and address
of the personal representative and of the
personal representative's attorney, are set
forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All Persons on whom this notice is
served who have objections that challenge
the validity of the will, the qualifications of
the personal representative, venue, orju-
risdiction of the Court are required to file
their objections, with this Court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is served -must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE LAT-
ER 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 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, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREV-
ER BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is May 17,2013.
Personal Representative:
KATHLEEN DUMAS
4954 Canterbury Drive
Land 0 Lakes, FL 34639
Attorney for Personal Representative:
RALPH B. FISHER, ESQ.
Fisher's Law Office, P.A.
18125 Highway 41 N., Suite 109
Lutz, Florida 33549
(813) 949-2749
RalphFisher@yahoo.com
Fla. Bar No. 371580
5/17-5/24/13 2T


STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION
NOTICE OF INTENT
TO ISSUE PERMIT
The Department of Environmental Pro-


LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
tection gives notice of its intent to issue
permit number FL0789330 to Murphy Oil
SA Inc., which applied on July 24,2012
for a permit to operate an industrial
wastewater treatment facility at its Tampa
Terminal, which will discharge storage
tank hydrostatic test water to Ybor City
Drain (Class III Marine Water Body, WBID
#1584A) that ultimately may impact Hill-
sborough Bay Upper (Class III Marine
Water Body, WBID #: 1558E). The facility
is located at latitude 27055'20.88" N, lon-
gitude 82026'39.23"-W, on 1306 Ingram
Ave, Tampa, Florida 33605-6820, in Hills-
borough County.
The intent to issue and application file
are available for public inspection during
normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Monday through Friday, except le-
gal holidays, at the Department's South-
west District Office, 13051 N Telecom
Pkwy, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-
0928, at phone number (813)632-7600.-
The Department will issue the permit
with the attached conditions unless a
timely petition for an administrative hear-
ing is filed under Sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen
days of receipt of notice. The procedures
for petitioning for a hearing are set forth
below.
A person whose substantial interests
are affected by the Department's pro-
posed permitting decision may petition
for an administrative proceeding (hear-
ing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57,
Florida Statutes. The petition must con-
tain the information set forth below and
must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the
Office of General Counsel of the Depart-
ment at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard,
Mall Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida
32399-3000.
Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Ad-
ministrative Code, a person may request
an extension of the time for filing a petition
for an administrative hearing. The request
must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the
Office of General Counsel before the end
of the time period for filing a petition for an
administrative hearing.
Petitions filed by any persons other than
those entitled to written notice under Sec-
tion 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be
filed within fourteen days of publication
of the notice or within fourteen days of
receipt of the written notice, whichever
occurs first. Section 120.60(3), Florida
Statutes, however, also allows that any
person who has asked the Department for
notice of agency action may file a petition
within fourteen days of receipt of such no-
tice, regardless of the date of publication.
The petitioner shall mail a copy of the
petition to the applicant at the address
indicated above at the time of filing. The
failure of any person to file a petition or
request for an extension of time within
fourteen days of receipt of notice shall
constitute a waiver of that person's right
to request an administrative determina-
tion (hearing) Under Sections 120.569
and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subse-
quent intervention (in a proceeding initi-
ated by another party) will be only at the
discretion of the presiding officer upon the
filing of a motion in compliance with Rule
28-106.205, Florida Administrative Code.
A petition that disputes the material
facts on which the Department's action is
based must contain.the following informa-
tion, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201.,Flor-
ida Administrative code:
(a) The name and address of each
agency affected and each agency's file or
identification number, if known;
(b) The name, address, and telephone
number of the petitioner; the name, ad-
dress, and telephone number of the peti-
tioner's representative, if any, which shall
be the address for service purposes dur-
ing the courseof the proceeding; and an
explanation of how the petitioner's sub-
stantial interests will be affected by the
determination;
(c) A statement of when and how the
petitioner received notice of the Depart-
ment's decision;
(d) A statement of all disputed issues of
material fact. If there are none, the peti-
tion must so indicate;
(e) A concise statement of the ultimate
facts alleged, including the specific facts
the petitioner contends warrant reversal
or modification of the Departments's pro-
posed action;
(f) A statement of the specific rules or
statutes the petitioner contends require
reversal or modification of the Depart-
ments proposed action; and
(g) A statement of the relief sought by
the petitioner, stating precisely the action
petitioner wishes the Department to take
with respect to the Department's pro-
posed action.
Because the administrative hearing pro-
cess is designed to formulate final agency
action, the filing of a petition means that
the Department's final action may be dif-
ferent from the position taken by it in this
notice. Persons whose substantial inter-
ests will be affected by any such final de-
cision of the Department have the right to
petition to become a party to the proceed-
ing, in accordance with the requirements
set forth above.
Mediation under Section 120.573,
Florida Statutes, is not available for this
proceeding.
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signed intends) to register with the Florida
Department of State, Division of Corpora-
tions, pursuant to Section 865.09 of the
Florida Statutes (Chapter 90-267), the
trade name of:
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Old Hyde Park Jazz Series at Friday
Morning Musicale Theatre
The Friday Morning Musicale Theatre, located at 809 W.
Horatio in Tampa, will hold its Old Hyde Park Latin Jazz Se-
ries featuring Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band Fri-
day, May 24. In addition, Gato Barbieri will perform Friday,
Sept. 13. Also appearing will be The Smooth Latin Groove and
Gil Machin in the Jazz Gardens.
Doors will open at 6 p.m.; the shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now. Get tickets at www.ticketfly.com or by
calling 1-877-987-6487. For more information, call 531-4051.
LULAC Florida 2013 State Convention
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Florida 2013 State Convention, themed "Celebrating Florida's
500 Years of Diversity," will be held Saturday, May 25, and
Sunday, May 26, at Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 13051 Bell
Tower Drive in Fort Myers.
A luncheon, dinner gala and free workshops will be held.
Guests can learn about education issues, health, human/civil
rights and other topics.
The convention is open to the public. To register, visit www.
lulacflorida.com. For more information, contact Larry Aguilar-
at laguilar.lulac@outlook.com.
HART's Memorial Day Schedule
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) will
operate the following schedule in observance of Memorial Day,
Monday, May 27:
HART local bus routes and HARTPlus will operate on a
Sunday schedule;
The TECO Line Streetcar System will operate on a regular
schedule (noon to 10 p.m.); and
There will be no service for Express and Limited Express
Routes, HARTFlex Service and In-Town Trolley (Route 96).
HART Customer Service Centers at University Area Transit
Center, Marion Transit Center and HART on Franklin will be
closed.
HART Customer service will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and can be reached by calling 254-4278. For more information
about HART's holiday service schedules, visit www.goHART.
org.
HPWA to Host Golden Latina Awards
Scholarship Banquet
The Hispanic Professional Women's Association (HPWA)
will hold its Golden Latina Awards, which will honor Hispan-
ic leaders in the community, Friday, May 31, at DoubleTree
Westshore, located at 4500 W. Cypress St.-in Tampa.
The event will feature photographers, a silent auction, cari-
cature artists and live entertainment. Cocktail. hour will begin
at 6:30 p.m.; doors will open at 7:15 p.m. and the event will
begin at 7:30. Admission is $50 and proceed will go to HPWA
scholarships. To reserve a seat and for sponsorship opportu-
nities, visit www.hpwatampa.org or contact Krystal Guerra at
877-5880 or mail info@hpwatampa.org.
West Tampa Boys & Girls Club Reunion
The 2013 West Tampa Boys & Girls Club Reunion, honor-
ingTheresa "Ms. Peaches" Clark and Ricky Gallon, will be held
Saturday, June 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the George M.
.Steinbrenner Family Unit, located at 1301 N. Blvd. in Tampa.
Admission is $10. A barbecue dinner, catered by Lee Roy
Selmon's in Carrollwood, will take place, as well as a chance
auction for the Wii U video gaming system and an iPad Mini.
For more information, call 769-7535. This event is sponsored
by the Alvarez Garcia law firm.
"Adopt-A-Manatee" for Father's Day
Father's Day is on Sunday, June 16. Save the Manatee
Club encourages gift-givers to partake in its "Adopt-A-Man-
atee" program.
There are 35 living manatees with known histories in the
Club's adoption program, including Rocket, Brutus, Doc, Pad-
dy Doyle and others. Adoption is $25; each adoption includes
an adoption certificate with a color photo, biography, a mem-
bership handbook, the Club's official quarterly newsletter (The
Manatee Zone), its bi-monthly e-newsletter (Paddle Tales) and
a year's membership in the Club. For $35, each new member
will also receive a new 2013 Club T-shirt featuring a design by
artist Nancy Blauers. Shipping is free within !he U.S.
For more information about Save the Manatee Club and
"Adopt-A-Manatee," contact the Club at 500 N. Maitland Ave.,
Maitland, FL 32751, call 1-800-432-JOIN (5646) or visit www.
savethemanatee.org.
Computer Mentors' Summer Programs
Computer Mentors Group, Inc. will host two free summer
programs for high school-aged students living in the 33605
and 33610 zip codes. Both programs (Youth Involved in the
Neighborhood and Youth Entrepreneurship Program) will be
hosted at the CMG Training Center, located at 2802 E. Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite E, Tampa.
The programs will begin in June. To apply for the programs
and for more information, visit www.computermentors.
org. or contact Ralph Smith at 241-4200 (email RSmith@
computermentors. org).
2013 West Tampa Community Job Fair
Coming in July
State Representative Janet Cruz's 2013 West Tampa Com-
munity Job Fair, presented by Rep. Cruz and Frederick Com-
munications & Consulting, Inc., will be held Tuesday, July
30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Higgins Hall, located at 5225 N.
Himes Ave. in Tampa.
Admission for jobseekers is free and an eight-foot table is
free to employers.
For more information about this job fair, contact Frederick.
Communications@gmnail.com (758-9149) or the office of Rep.
Janet Cruz at JanetCruzJobFair@gmail.com (tel. 673-4673 or
fax 673-4675).
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Judge Moody and Jim Robbins
Hill Ward Henderson Honored
for Pro Bono Service
The law firm of Hill Ward Henderson was hon-
ored at the Pro Bono Service Awards Ceremony
on Thursday, April 25, by the Thirteenth Judicial
Circuit Pro Bono Committee and Bay Area Legal
Services Volunteer Lawyers. The firm was the
recipient of 2013's Have a Heart Outstanding Pro
Bono Service Award by a Law Firm.
The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono
SService Awards are presented annually to an
organization, law firm, young lawyer and lawyer
for rendering pro bono services to individu-
als with economic hardships and to charitable
organizations who provide legal services to the
under-served.
Above at left, Judge Ashley Moody and Hill
Ward Henderson Managing Shareholder Jim
Robbins are pictured with the award.
ChappellRoberts' Parsons Joins
Accredited Professionals
ChappellRoberts' account executive, Katy
Parsons, APR, has earned accreditation from the
Universal Accreditation Board.
The accreditation program is the only national
post-graduate certification program for public
relations. It tests knowledge of communications
theory and its application, research, strategic
planning, implementation, ethical conduct and
evaluation. The process includes a review panel
and an exam.
Parsons joins three other accredited public
relations practitioners at ChappellRoberts. As
an APR, she will join the team of accredited
professionals in leading PR strategies for clients
including Verizon Wireless, The Mosaic Company,
Verizon FiOS and Depository Trust and Clearing
Corporation.


Laura Ward and John Kynes
Ward Honored With Bar
Association Award
Laura Ward of DLA Piper Global Law Firm re-
cently was honored with the Hillsborough County
Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer
Award. Above at right, she is pictured accepting
her award with John Kynes, executive director of
the Hillsborough County Bar Association.
Ward focuses her practice on complex com-
mercial and civil litigation in state and federal
courts throughout Florida.
She also serves as the director of the James
A. Haley Veterans' Hospital Legal Services Clinic
in Tampa.
Prior to working at DLA Piper, Ward clerked for
the Honorable Charles R. Wilson, Circuit Judge of
the United States Court of Appeals for the Elev-
enth Circuit. She is the immediate past-president
of the Hillsborough County Bar Association's
Young Lawyers Division, as she was its president
from 2011 ,to 2012.
Law Receives Honorary
Doctorate from USF
Rhea F. Law, chair and CEO of Fowler White
Boggs and past University of South Florida (USF)
board chair, was awarded an honorary Doctor of
Medicine degree from USF's Morsani College of
Medicine. The honorary, degree was bestowed on
Law at the college's commencement ceremony,
held at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Per-
forming Arts on Friday, May 10.
During Law's tenure as chair, USF saw growth/ '
in its research funding, which now reaches more
than $400 million ($251 million coming from/the
Morsani College of Medicine).
Law has more than 30 years of experience in
government, environmental, administrative and
land use representation.


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in Describing Budget Cuts' Impact


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duce solutions...it's not sim-
ply a crisis line."
Albert Coleman is a com-
munity liaison with the Hills-
borough County Department
of Community Affairs. How-
ever, he has spent most of
his 21 years in -county gov-
ernment either reviewing so-
cial service grant requests or
in Health & Social Services.
That multiple perspective
enabled Mr. Coleman to pro-
vide important insight on how
county government is faced
with its own challenges in
maintaining essential services
despite an ongoing reduction
in the property tax revenues
that fund them. "People are
most concerned about health
care but we've been able to
pretty much hold the line so
far. We're also working with


nonprofits to improve our ef-
ficiency even though reduced
revenue has prevented us
from contracting with new
providers in recent years."
County government is
about to begin its first assess-
ment of local social service
needs since 1995. This is ex-
pected to create an improved
realization of what services to
focus on, no matter what the
future may hold.
Despite their best efforts,
the overall county human ser-
vices budget has been cut by
12 percent since 2008. Pub-
lic assistance dropped by 12
percent, health-related servic-
es by two percent, and other
human-related services by 14
percent.
Rev. Pauline Cole has seen
the disproportionate impact of
HIV and AIDS on the African-


American community in her
role as NAACP Health Com-
mittee Chair.
With 13 percent of the pop-
ulation, blacks account for
49 percent of HIV/AIDS cas-
es. The rate of infection per
100,000 people is nine times
that of whites, and it is sta-
tistically the leading cause of
death.
These facts are particularly
significant because federal
funds to prevent HIV/AIDS
(along with viral hepatitis,
sexually transmitted diseases,
and tuberculosis) were cut by
nearly $1.5 billion in 2010.
To learn more about the May
28 Town Hall Meeting, contact
Ward Cox at either (813) 653-
5239 or email Alfolk@aol.com.
This story is sponsored by
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