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Gulfport City Clerk to Resign Jan. 1, 2008

=Yn MA iSM 12 : By Greg Stemm


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Public Sessions
Move
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A plane crashes with two
survivors.
Seepage 11 Complaint Filed Against
By Cathy Salustri
Gulfport resdient Jim Newman said he had fi-
Neighbors and nally had enough. Calling the reaction to USF's
Neighborhoods proposed plan to monitor Clam Bayou and reg-
Bartlett Park cleans up ularly test the water "the icing on the cake",
nice. Newman says he made a formal complaint to
See page 21 the Florida Department of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services, asking them to tell Al Davis and
SunflowerGulfport Water Watch to cease and desist.
Sunflower School Wednesday morning, Davis said he hadn't
Students share art. heard of the complaint until The Gabber asked
See page 29 him about it.
"It's literally just a bunch of citizens exercising-
first amendment rights under the constitution,"
Davis said of Gulfport Water Watch.
Turner Viewport A copy of Newman's complaint says that Davis
Passions flari over old has called Gulfport Water Watch a "nonprofit
issues. environmental advocacy group" when the group
See page 43 has filed no paperwork allowing them that des-
ignation.
"We are a grassroots group of citizens, that's it.
We've never identified ourselves as otherwise,"
Carribean Davis responded. Gulfport Water Watch has pro-
Distractions vided a proliferation of vocal comment on Clam
Shally visits Peaurto Bayou and boating issues in Gulfport.
Rico. Newman cites a St. Petersburg Times article,
See page 46 saying in his complaint that "Al Davis described
the group as a nonprofit environmental advo-
cacy group".
The article in question, published February 4
WWW.THEGABBER.COM of this year, describes Gulfport Water Watch as
A EC a nonprofit environmental advocacy group. The
727-321-6965. author of the article, not Davis, designates the


Gultport City Council. nmeting in a special
session at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, voted to
ccept the resignation of city clerk Louise Spence
effective January 1, 2008. The meeting and the
resignation came after concerns were expressed
bout the competence and effectiveness of the
lerk by Vice Mayor Ted Phillips at the May 15
regular council meeting.
According to Mayor Michael Yakes, the special
session was called due to the lateness of the
meeting on the 15th.
Spence is one of two charter employees of the
]ity who work at the pleasure of council.
See City Clerk, page 53

Gulfport Water Watch
group as such.
"We're not." Davis said of the group's status
"We've never said that we were. We're not a for-
mal group. There is no hierarchy; there is no
president."
See Water Watch, page 37

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Betty Staebell, center, a 15 year volunteer at the
Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center celebrates her
retirement from volunteer service with a party, a
plaque of recognition from the Center and a Procla-
mation celebrating "Betty Staebell Day in Gulfport"
by mayor Michael Yakes. Staebell, who taught art
classes, said the most rewarding thing about her
volunteer work was being able to see someone who
said they didn't even hardly know how to hold a
pencil progress creatively until some of their work
was hanging on the walls of the Center. Flanking
Staeball are Sarah Peel, left, senior services and
Sue Frank, right, senior center supervisor.


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since 1968






Register for
Summer Camp
Get ready to splash into summer
as registration for the Summer.Pro-
gram continues for our Gulfport res-
idents and non-residents. Available
to grades completed Kindergarten to
age 14. Hours of registration are
Monday-Friday from 9-5 p.m. Reg-
istration fees are $15 for residents
and $100 for non- residents. The 11-
week program (May 29-August 10)
cost is $250 for residents and $495
for non-residents. Post camp (Au-
gust 13-August 17) cost is $70 for
the week, which includes field trips.
Post camp is limited to 60 Gulfport
residents only. Summer camp hours
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for an extra charge. Packets and
detailed pricing are available at the
Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd.
S or visit the cities website at HY-
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fl.us" www.ci.gulfport.fl.us to print
out the summer information. Fol-
low the links to City Departments,
Leisure Services, to the Rec. Center.
Call 893-1068 for any questions.

Events at American
Legion Post 125
By George Brierley, Commander
Memorial Day is Monday, May 28th.
Our ceremony, honoring our fallen
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cole slaw, baked beans, roll & butter
for $5.00.
The $1,000.00 drawing will be on
Tuesday, May 29th at 8 p.m. Better
hurry & get your tickets.
Friday, May 25th, dinner will be
baked or battered haddock, fries,
cole slaw, roll & butter for $7.50.
The second entree will be meatloaf,
mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable,
roll & butter for $6.75.
Saturday, May 26th, the S.A.L.'s
will be serving their all-you-can-eat
spaghetti & meatballs, salad & garlic
bread for $6.00. Dinners are served
from 5 to 7 p.m.
The Real McCoys Band is here
Friday & Saturday nights from 7 to
11 p.m. to entertain you. This is a
great band, one you won't want to
miss.
Lunches are served on Tuesdays,
Wednesday and Thursdays from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Fridays and
Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursdays come in and
sing with Ron's karaoke at 7 p.m.
Darts are played every Saturday at
8 p.m. Play pool for free on Saturdays.
Euchre is played on Wednesdays at
1 p.m.
Bingo is played every Wednesday
starting at 6 p.m. Fourteen
$50.00 games are played, plus two
progressive cover-all games for
$250.00. Join us for an evening of
fun and games.
We are located at 6440 5th Ave.
So. in St. Petersburg. The phone
number is 347-6085.


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News From VFW
Post #39
By Stacy McBeth
Hello and a good week to all of you.
It has been a busy, week for Post
39. We installed all our officers for
the 2007-08 year. Congratulations
to each of them. We open at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
DJ Bill will entertain us on Friday
night. Saturday we open at 8 a.m.
and serve breakfast until 11 a.m.
The Ladies Auxiliary Mixed Nuts
Club will meet at 1 p.m. All of you
May "Babies" are invited along with
friends and family to the May Birth-
day Party. Sunday the Post opens at
1 p.m. Come on down for food, fun,
sports and NASCAR.
Attention! The Post will be open
Monday the 28th at 10 a.m. There
will be a Memorial Day Service at 1
p.m. and food will be available from
2-4 p.m. DJ Bill will provide some
musical entertainment.
Tuesday and Wednesday we are
back to the 1 p.m. opening time.
House Committee members will
have meeting at 7 p.m.
We regretfully had to postpone the
Star Spectacular. However we prom-
ise that it will be scheduled soon.
Thank you to those that purchased
tickets.
Please take time to stop by and
greet the newly elected officers.
They have taken the torch passed to
them and are marching forward. We
are planning a great year with lots
of activities. Stop by and visit. We'll
save you-a seat.


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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
78 has a 13-week continuous cycle of
Safe Boating classes every Tuesday,
7:30 p.m., Warren Webster Commu-
nity Center, 1500 Pass-A-Grille Way,
St. Pete Beach (1 mile south of Don
CeSar). Start at your convenience.
First class, come at 7 p.m. to regis-
ter. Begin any Tuesday and finish 13
weeks later or take up to two years
to finish.
May classes include "The Rest of the
Story on May 29th.
Cost is $36 for 13 weeks and in-
cludes 340 page manual. Call Jim
at 360-4846, Warren at 321-7801 or
Phil at 865-2226.
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Helping Parents
'Will Help the Kids
The Parent Aide Program of Help A
Child, Inc. has several parents who
would really benefit from a mentor
and role model for better parenting.
You will be trained to help a parent'
understand what their children can
reasonably do for their age. Mentors
will provide information on discipline
techniques, the value of being consis-
tent, how to reduce and successfully
respond to stress, the importance
of good nutrition, how to prepare a
budget, how to access community re-
sources and much more.
Call Kerri Pedersen at 544-3900,
ext. 168 or visit www.HelpAChild.
2rg for more information.


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Amvets Post 8
SBy Johnny Miller
We are located near 66th St. No.
and 46th Ave. No. (4681 County Rd.
16). Our phone number is 544-6810
and we open at 9 a.m. I am writing
this article as the new Commander of
Amvets Post 8. I would like to recog-
nize my officers for the coming year
and look forward to working with
them. 1st Vice: Ed White; 2nd Vice:
Bill Silva; 3rd Vice: Larry Sweeney;
Adjutant: Chuck Webber; Finance
Officer: Dean Staples; Judge Advo-
cate: RJ Eland, Provost Marshall:
J.R. Waybright; Chaplain: Al Gos-
ford; and Trustees: Sandy Cahtfield,
Eric Haley, Art Brown, Bill Reardon,
Willard Dunnigan and Art Pietrzak.
If you are a veteran or the wife of
Sa veteran we welcome you to come'
and join us at Amvets Post 8. There
is Bingo on Wednesday nights inside
and karaoke outside at the Tiki Bar
the same night starting at 7 p.m.
We have a band outside at the Tiki
bar on Saturdays and Sundays. Also
karaoke on the inside on Saturday
starting at 7 p.m. and Sundays start-
ing at 6 p.m..


During the year we have many ben-
efits to help different organizations.
Our Ladies' Auxiliary stay very ac-
'tive with us and together we make a.
Good team. While I'm informing you
of our post, the ladies are out front
having a yard sale to raise monies for
St. Judes. If you decide to visit us, call
544-6810 for directions. Also we have
our fish dinners on Friday nights, if
you don't like fish there is always a
second choice. Come and visit us and
thank you for taking time to read
this article.

Sunshine Center to
Host Health Fair
The city of St. Petersburg Sunshine
Center, 330 5th St. No., will host a
Health Fair on Friday, May 25th from
8:30-noon. Free hearing test, blood
pressure, balance, eye screening, 15
minute massage, spinal screening,
legal help, sleep center, Florida Blood
Mobile, voter registration, door prizes
and more. Miss Florida will visit and
sign autographs. Free omelets for the
first 150. Call 893-7102.


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BCHS Pirate
Golf Tournament
The 13th Annual Boca Ciega High
School Alumni Pirate Golf Tourna-
ment will be held on Saturday, June
2nd at 12 p.m. at the Belleview Bilt-
more Golf Course, 1501 Indian Rocks
Rd. in Belleair. Entry fee of $85 and
includes cart, box lunch, door prizes
and a chance to win a free Acura do-
nated by Crown Dealerships (Jim
Myers, 1977). Proceeds to benefit
Boca Ciega High School's teachers,
classroom and student enhance-
ments.
Call Rex Gaugh at 434-2165 or Steve
Hodges at 573-3594 or register on
line at www.bocaciegaalumni.com.
Registration deadline is June 1st.


Stetson Educates
About Consumer Fraud
Stetson University College of Law
invites local seniors to free consumer
fraud seminars in May and June in
the Eleazer Courtroom at the Gulf-
port campus, 1401 61st St. So.
Upcoming seminars include: "If It
Is Too Good To Be True ... Scams
Old, New and Internet!" on Thurs-
day, May 31, 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.,
presented by Stetson Law Profes-
sor Richard Graves. "Avoiding In-
vestment Scams and Fraud," will
be held on Thursday, June 7, 10:30
a.m.-11:30 a.m., presented by Presi-
dent and Founder of Boston Asset
Management Leo Govoni.
Parking is available at the college
at the corner of 61st St. S. and 15th
Ave. S. and a shuttle service is avail-


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attendees may also be dropped at the
,entrance to the school before parking
their vehicles.
To learn more about these seminars
for seniors at Stetson, please call the
Elder Consumer Protection Project
at 727-562-7800 Ext. 7715.
If your attendance requires any aids
or services as addressed in the Amer-
icans with Disabilities Act, please
call two weeks prior to the event.
Stetson is a national leader in the
field of elder law and has partnered
with the Florida Attorney General's
Office, AARP and the legal commu-
nity to increase public awareness of
consumer fraud against senior citi-
zens.


Support Our Troops
Please support the American Le-
gion and Veterans of Foreign Wars
as they collect items to send to our
troops in Iraq, Kuwait, the Persian
Gulf and Afghanistan.
Items needed are DVD's, Q-tips,
microwave popcorn, cookies in tins,
Slim Jims, hard candy, Cup of Soup,
pepperoni, cough drops, toothpaste,
bandanas, stationery supplies, play-
ing cards, hand held games, dispos-
able cameras and tube socks.
All items need to be in small pack-
ages, please. Drop off location is
Maximo Community Center, 4815
34th St. So. Please call 866-7177.
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Public Session at Council to Move to the Rear


By Greg Stemm.

Beginning at the June 5 Gulfport
City Council meeting, members of
the public wishing to bring items
up to the council which are not on
the regular agenda will need to wait
until the end of the meeting rather
speaking at the beginning, accord-
ing to Mayor Michael Yakes who is
making the change.
Yakes said when he became mayor
of Gulfport nearly two decades ago
he made the structural change of
moving public session to the front
of the meeting because he believed
that it brought a sense of fairness to
the proceedings by letting the public
bring their concerns to council first
without Waiting through the entire
agenda to speak.
"But recently two issues, Clam
Bayou and the Mooring Field have
been overwhelmingly dominating
the public session," said Yakes.
"Some of the information about
Clam Bayou is actually being made
in the form of a presentation rather
than in the spirit of public session
comment. It isn't fair to those with
concerns on the agenda to have to
constantly wait until a late hour to
be heard.
I believe this change is in accor-
dance with the intent and spirit of
good government," added Yakes."
Yakes said he was already con-
sidering the change before the last
meeting where members of the au-
dience virtually ignored his guide-


lines that public session was not an
appropriate venue to discuss a pre-
sentation made by the University
of South Florida to council. Yakes
said he did not lose control of that
meeting, but rather let the individu-
als speak to make an example of the
kind of problems being experienced
regularly at other council meetings.
"There are many people who come
to council meetings who would like
the chance to express comments
about items which are on the agen-
da, including times when people
most affected by a proposed change
want to speak" said Yakes. "But of-
ten they are being held hostage un-
til late in the evening by those who
repetitively focus on the same issue
or issues during the opening public
session segment.
In the coming months we are going
to have a heavy load of important is-
sues to deal with as a council and
as a community. The significance
of tax reform and its impact on our
city budget, changes within depart-
ments, changes in zoning.., all those
things deserve a fair hearing when
council is fresh and can give them
the due diligence that our commu-
nity deserves," said Yakes.
Yakes went on to say he did not
think that moving the Public Ses-
sion portion of the meeting to the
end would preclude anyone from
bringing up any issues not on the
agenda, including those that have
been expressed regularly at recent
meetings.


Gulfport
Garden Club News
The Gulfport Garden and Bird Club
closed out its 66th year with an in-
stallation of officers luncheon at the
Wine Cellar. Our grateful thanks to
those who provided this wonderful
meal and served it so graciously.
SNewly installed officers are Presi-
dent, Joyce McMahon; Vice Presi-
dent-Programs, Cathie Slicker; Vice
President-Membership, Barbara
Glozak; Secretary, Pat Cieskiewicz;
Treasurer/Publicity, Barbara Dye.
Other committees are membership
Care, June Buell and Year Book,
Barbara Purtee.
President Joyce McMahon thanked
the officers and all those who worked
on the various committees this past
year for making the year a great suc-
cess. Some events planned for next
year include a trip to Harry P. Leu
Gardens near Orlando and visiting
local Gulfport gardens.
If you would like to be a part of this
group, send a $5 check made out to
Gulfport Garden and Bird Club to
Barbara Glozak, 60i2 Tangerine
Ave. So., Gulfport, FL 33707. Our
year book listing member's names
as well as next year's activities is
printed in the summer and will be
mailed directly to your home if you
are a member.
Thank you, Joyce, for your dedi-
cated leadership this year. We look
forward to our 67th year with you at
the helm. Best wishes to all for a safe
and happy summer!


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Beach Boulevard May Get Upgrades if Approved


by Greg Stemm

If the Gulfport Merchants Asso-
ciation gets council approval on a
proposed resolution at the June 5
meeting there are will be a number
of upgrades coming to Beach Boule-
vard in the coming months.
At the April 23 Waterfront Rede-
velopment Advisory Board (WRAB)
meeting, Mike McCue, president of
the Merchants group requested that
the group direct staff to look into
four proposals for the district which
included: adding electrical service on
the utility poles for events the entire
length of the Boulevard for use at
events such as Art Walk, Springfest,
Geckofest and others; the addition of


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40-41 concrete "pads" in the right of
way areas between the street edge
and sidewalk along Beach Boulevard
for use by vendors; tree lighting with
"twinkling" lights year round the
entire length of the Boulevard and a
Holiday Lighted Village; and finally
the need for a marketing person or
agency to promote the district. The
WRAB approved this direction.
At the WRAB meeting on May
21, a quorum was not present by
one member, however city staff told
those present about their findings.
Fred Metcalf, director of communi-
ty development, told the group that
included representatives from the
Merchants Association, that he had


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come up with about $130,000 from
the special taxing district funds.'
This came from a realignment of
funds which had originally been
earmarked for new bollard lighting
on Shore Boulevard and from an un-
expected surplus of funds because
of the success of booking the Casino
more regularly than budgeted.
Metcalf told the group that he had
looked into some initialcosts and that
the estimated expense for the con-
crete pads would be about $70,000.
The additional electrical service
would be $42,000, leaving about
$18,000 for lighting and/or some
new landscaping Metcalf seemed
to echo a common thread among city
employees running scared about
possible tax reform and,potentially
drastic budget cuts. "If this is go-
ing to be our last hurrah for a while,
then we want to do something that
will make a difference and make a
lot of people happy," he said.
In the absence of a quorum for an
official vote to take the proposal to
council, Metcalf asked the group
for a consensus to move ahead. He
said he would draft a resolution and
intends to introduce it for consider-
ation by council at the next regularly
scheduled meeting which is June 5.





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Raul arrived in the United States without speaking one word of
English. By the end. of the school year, he was fluent and ready to suc-
ceed in school. Lucy was on the retention list but is now going on to sec-
ond grade. Challenged students in a third grade classroom have all passed
their FCAT Reading and Math tests.
These miracles, and many more like them, have taken place because of
Foster Grandparents who spent hours and hours with each child. These
are volunteers who refused to let a child "fall through the cracks." Instead,
they committed themselves to working patiently one-on-one with each
child. Over time, their constant encouragement, support and assistance
helped the children reach levels of accomplishment previously thought be-
yond their grasp.
"Foster Grandparents are amazing," said a kindergarten teacher. "They
have a direct impact on every child they work with. They provide comfort
and reassurance to children who are struggling."
"These children would fall further and further behind their classmates
without the individual tutoring and mentoring they receive from their Fos-
ter Grandparent," said a second grade classroom teacher.
"What a blessing these volunteers are," said the manager of a not-for-
profit day care center. "Their service is vital to ensure at-risk children re-
ceive the individualized attention they require to succeed."
In addition to providing much-needed help for the children, the Foster
Grandparent Program benefits the volunteers who serve. All program vol-
unteers are aged 60 or older. They generally serve 4 hours per day, 5 days
a week in public school classrooms, pre-school settings and after-school
programs.
Volunteer service means a great deal to Foster Grandparents. They fre-
quently say things such as, "It gives me a reason to get up.in the morning"
or "I know my children need me."
In addition to knowing they are making an important difference in young
lives, Foster Grandparents who are income qualified earn a tax-free sti-
pend for their service, as well as travel reimbursement and other benefits.
Foster Grandparents are needed now to serve in Pinellas County. What
a difference you can make by volunteering to become a Foster Grandpar-
ent. Call (813) 932-5228 for more information.


The Longhouse Named
Business of the Month
The Longhouse, "a well being cen-
tre" has been named Business of the
Month by the Gulfport Chamber of
Commerce. Andrea Royce, Ken Lau-
rence and their associates provide a
vast array of services and programs
devoted to nurturing the body, mind,
spirit and heart of all.
As Royce explained "A longhousee' is
a Native American word/idea. It is
a community meeting and gathering
place... Longhouses are a reflection
of the community. More importantly
what a longhouse represents is a
way of life where many nations live
in peace under common law... We
pride ourselves in providing qual-
ity services and programs within a
peaceful, healing environment that
empowers all individuals on their
healing path."
Lori Rosso, Chamber President
stated "The Longhouse has been a
staple in the Gulfport community.
Always being open to new ideas
and programs that they believe en-
rich the health and happiness of the
community as well as individuals.
For this spirit of giving back, I am
pleased to announce their designa-
tion as the Gulfport Chamber of
Commerce business of the month."
For more information about the
Longhouse you can log onto their
website at www.longhouse.info or
visit them at 2309 49th St. So. in
Gulfport. Call 322-5766.


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Memorial Day Tribute
Pilgrim Congregational United
Church of Christ continues its Memo-
rial Day 'tradition of saluting those
who have served our country in the
military on Sunday, May 27th at the
10:30 worship service. Pilgrim mem-
bers and friends will honor all ser-
vicemen and women with the flying
of the colors of the Army, Navy, Ma-
rines, Air Force and Coast Guard and
with special music during our worship
hour, followed by light refreshments
in our church hall. Active and retired
military are especially invited for a
salute to you at this inspiring event.
Pilgrim is located at 6315 Central Av-
enue in St. Petersburg.

Literacy Council
Needs Tutors
The Literacy Council of St. Peters-
burg will hold its next Tutor Train-
ing Workshop on June 1-2 at Verizon
headquarters, 821 1st Ave. No. in St.
Petersburg. The registration deadline
to sign up for this workshop is Fri-
day, May 25th. Prior teaching experi-
ence is not required to become a tutor
since the Literacy Council certifies its
volunteers in utilizing the Laubach
Method to Reading, a specific pro-
gram designed for teaching the illiter-
ate adult.
This workshop is a 10-hour program
designed to train volunteers in the
methods and complexities of teaching
an adult to read. Completion of the
workshop allows the volunteer to be-
come certified as a Laubach Tutor.
For more information call 521-1117
or visit www.stpetereads.com.


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Last Thursday a Maule aircraft, piloted by Carroll Turner, crashed as it attempted
to land on runway 36 at Albert Whitted airport.
Air traffic control closed the airport while emergency crews worked to put out the
fires that consumed most of the two-seater plane. According to Jim Bailey, an air
traffic controller at Whitted, the airport reopened shortly before nine that evening.
Turner told news crews that a "strong crosswind contributed to the crash," ac-
cording to a Bay News 9 report. Reports taken at Whitted indicate an otherwise
calm evening. The FAA has not released their findings or cause of the crash.
Turner told the St. Petersburg Times he had 370 hours of flight time; to put that
number in perspective, federal law says pilots cannot obtain a commercial rating
without at least 250 hours of flight time. FAA records show that Carroll has a private
pilot's license.
According to Rich Lesniack, Airport Manager, the FAA has released the plane. The
plane's owner (Turner) has responsibility for moving the plane off the rocks.
By Monday morning workers had started preparing to move the airframe off the
rocks and concrete at the northeast end of the airport's sea wall. As noted, the
wings survived the crash, as did Carroll and his passenger.


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Email your request to News@theGabber.com

n .Why does the Gulfport Marina have to borrow honey from the city if it
ky supposedly has the money? What, exactly, is the general fund the Mari-
na'sborrowing from? And what's this Enterprise Fund? Is this all some sort of
government accounting voo-doo?

A No Voodoo here... anymore. It's not as dreadful and bureaucratic as it
sounds. Let's start with Enterprise Funds. Enterprise Funds, accord-
ing to Wichita, Kansas' web site, "are used for government functions that
are self-supporting." Simply put, it allows cities and counties to run certain
operations like a business, usually because those operations don't need or use-
tax dollars.
Which brings us to "General Fund". Think of the general fund as the main
bank account where a city deposits its portion of your tax dollars. Enterprise
Funds do not take money from the General Fund- they can make deposits but
not withdrawals unless they take out a loan.
According to Vice-Mayor Ted Philips, "Bob Lee liked to make everything look
pretty." To that end, Philips explained, Lee kept the General Fund healthy by
taking money from the Marina. According to Leisure Services Director Jim
O'Reilly, Lee took roughly $300,000 every year. The Marina will never get that
money back for keeps, but it can borrow it and pay it back.
Had Lee never taken the money from the Marina, the Marina would not need
to borrow any money. But he did, so now the Marina has to borrow back its
own money to complete a portion of the mooring field project.


Radiant Research is currently
conducting a clinical research
study of an investigational
medication for pain related to
OA of the knee. If you are age
40 or older with OA of the
knee and taking a prescription
or over-the-counter pain
medication, you may qualify.
Compensation of up to
$550 for time and .
travel is available
to those who
qualify.


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727.343.4706
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New Summer
Teen Excursions
The City of St. Pete Beach Leisure
Services Recreation Department will
be providing Summer Teen Excur-
sions for the first time! Make this a
memorable summer by joining us for
fun trips to Adventure Island, Lazer
Tag, Ice Skating, Bowling, Busch
Gardens, and much more!
This new program will be held on
Tuesday and Thursdays, during the
day. The excursions will begin, May
29 August 2. Program hours may
vary according to the schedule. En-
rollment is limited to 13 teens with
a minimum of seven teens in order to
go on an excursion. Since the enroll-
ment is limited, registration will be
on a first come basis. Teens must call
the Friday before an excursion to be
able to go. Ages 13-15 are welcome.
Teens will meet at the Don Vista
Cultural Arts Center (3300-Pass-A-
Grille Way). St. Pete Beach residents
and non-residents may register, Mon-
day through Friday beginning April
23rd from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Although,
there will not be a registration fee
or a cost for the 10 weeks, parents
will still need to fill out all necessary
paper work before your teen will be
able to go on an excursion. The only
fee will be for the cost of each excur-
sion and lunch. Teens will need to be
responsible for their own money and
personal belongings.
If you would like to see your teen
have a safe and fun summer, please
call Mary-Jo Golliner at 363-2146 for
additional information.



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ANNOUNCEMENT


CITY OF

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HURRICANE SAFETY
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Featuring:,
Channel 8 Meteorologist

MACE MICHAELS
And other presenters and exhibitors including:
Home Depot
Affordable Aluminum
Solar Security Films
Gulfport Community Emergency Response Team
Gulfport Community Development
Gulfport Fire Department
Gulfport Police Department
at the:
Gulfport Theater
5501 27th Avenue S.
Gulfport, FL
Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2007
(June 1 is 1s1 Day of Hurricane Season)
6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.


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Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965
for more information on placing your ad in this special section


St. Philip's Anglican Church
Traditional pisopal and Catholic
1928 BCP Mass 10 am Sunday's
Church As It Used To Be!
Come Join Our Family
Nursery Provided.
4545 10th Ave. North
328-9477

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NON ENOMIN TIONAL CHURCH
1710 52nd Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 323-2234
Pastor Elder Bobby J. Patterson
Service Time
Sunday School: 9:30 AM
Morning Worship: 11:00 AM
Wednesday Night Worship/Bible Study: 7:30 PM
Friday Night Worship/Faith Food Study: 7:30 PM


Trinity Church Hosts
Quartet in Concert
The Sunshine State Quartet will
present a concert on Sunday, May
27th at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity
Church of the Nazarene, 1000 55th
St. So. Their cassettes and Cds will
be available for purchase. This is
a free concert, but there will be a
love offering taken for their perfor-
mance. All proceeds go to continue
their ministry. Call 687-1233 or 321-
1598.

Agents for God Wanted
Pasadena Baptist Church and the
Bridge Church invite you to vacation
bible school for ages 6-12 from June
4-8, 6-9 p.m. Come have fun, learn
about Jesus. Bus Service provided.
Call Pasadena Baptist at 345-6042
or The Bridge Church at 822-7444.
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Places of Worshi

Spread the Word about your Place

of Worship in this special /
section o the Gabber.
Open to all Religious
Organizations, run ads
For just $16 weekly and Press
Releases are always Free!
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commitment.


Take the Plunge
Grab your sunglasses and get ready
for some splashing fun at our "Take
the Plunge" VBS! Take the Plunge is
a water park adventure and a Bible
adventure that you're going to love.
Program will run June 11th-15th at
the First United Methodist Church
of Gulfport, 2728 53rd St. So. Ages 3
years-adult are invited to sign up by
calling 321-3620. Take the Plunge
and make a splash with Jesus! It
will be an adventure you will never
forget.

Support Groups
for Anxiety
Recovery Inc. (www.recovery-iric.
org) is a support self-help group for
anxiety and, depression with steps
to feel better and raise self-esteem.
Meetings are at these locations:
Hope Lutheran Church, 1801 62nd
Ave. No., St. Petersburg, Thurs-
days, 1 p.m. and Unitarian Church,
719 Arlington Ave. at Mirror Lake
Drive, St. Petersburg, Wednesdays,
6:30 p.m. Meetings last from 1-1/2
to 2 hours. Call 525-1749 for more
information.


** Gulfport
Community
Church
Practical Help,
Positive Encouragement,
Pursuing God Together
Call Pastor John (727) 798-8030
9:30 am Sunday School & 10:30 Worship
2309 49th Street So.
"The Longhouse"
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Open Arms Ministry
Open Arms Ministry serves dinner
each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1000
55th St. So. behind Boca Ciega High
School. We are a Mission Church
here to help all people regardless of
race, religion or financial level.
Everyone is in need at one time or
another, or can help someone else.
We have a food pantry and clothes
closet.
At this time we are in need of chil-
dren's clothing and a washer and
dryer. Donations are greatly appre-
ciated as they enable us to continue
our ministry to the community. All
donations are used expressly for what
they are designated. Anyone wishing
to give donations or volunteer to help
is asked to call 687-1233.
Events are as follows: Sunday, 9-
9:30 a.m. Food and Clothing Hand-
out; 9:30-10:30 Sunday School and
10:40-11:50 Morning Worship. Tues-
day a Music Class is held from 5:30-
6:30 p.m. Wednesday we offer Food
and Clothing Handout from 1-5 p.m.,
Dinner is served from 5:30-6 p.m.,
Cleanup is from 6-6:30 p.m., fol-
lowed by a Prayer Meeting and Bible
Study from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kids Car-
avan also meets on Wednesday from
6-7 p.m.


Our Savior Lutheran Church
and School ,
Pastor Paul Burtzlaff
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Widowed Social Club
The Widowed Social Club has a
covered dish luncheon and meeting
on the last Wednesday of the month
at the Palm Lake Christian Church,
5401 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg,
at 12:30 p.m.
Calling widowed men and women
to come join us for food and fellow-
ship. For more information, please
call Joe at 397-0920 or Fran at 896-
9207.


Baha 'i Devotions
You are warmly invited to attend
weekly Devotions held each Sun-
day morning at 10 a.m. at either
Baha'i Center, 676 2nd Ave. South,
in St. Petersburg or 2898 Gulf-to-
Bay Blvd. in Clearwater. Children's
classes are also available.
You may call 322-8541 with ques-
tions. All are welcome; no contribu-
tions are accepted. Visit us on the
web at www.stpetebahai.org.
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FESTIVAL OF THE CHRISTIAN HOME
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8:30 am Coffee Fellowship and Praise Music (Sanctuary)
8:55 am Traditional (Chapel) 8:55 am Contemporary (Sanctuary)
9:50 am Classes for'AII Ages 9:50 am Singles & Friends in Faith (Chapel)
11:00 am Traditional (Sanctuary)
Sign Language Interpretation at Sanctuary Services
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Volunteers are desperately needed
to deliver hot, nutritious meals to the
homebound in the Gulfport area. Vol-
unteering for the Neighborly Meals
on Wheels program is a hands-on,
front line experience. If you have 1-
1/2 hours midday to help, you could
make a real difference in someone's
life. Meals are picked up at the Gulf-
port Multipurpose Center, 5501 27th
Ave. So. in Gulfport and delivered in
that area. Please call Pat Hofstadter at
573-9444, ext. 291 to start helping
your community today.

OLLI Computer
Courses at Eckerd
The Osher Lifelong Learning Insti-
tute (OLLI) at Eckerd College (4200
54th Ave. So.) will offer Computer
Express courses from 9-12:15 p.m. on
Tuesday-Thursday, May 29, 30 and
31st. Courses include Introduction
to Google Maps/MapQuest, Intro to
Google Earth, Make an Address Book
with Excel, Using email without get-
ting spammed and Use Skype to talk
on the internet to family around the
world for free. Cost is $19 per class
for members, $29 per class for non-
members. Call 864-7600 or visit
www.eckerd.edu/OLLI to register.

Call to Artists
Downtown St. Petersburg Art Gal-
lery is now accepting applications for
memberships. Call Artists Gallery
Royale at 502-0201 for more infor-
mation.


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Daisy is a friendly hound who is look-
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old and very intelligent. However, she
needs a little more instruction to be to-
tally house trained. Daisy is just waiting
for her new family to pick her up. Come
meet her at the SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099
130th Avenue North, Largo. You can also
call 727-586-3591 or visit us online at
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Did you ever walk through Clam Bayou Nature Park at twilight and get the
creepy feeling that someone or something might be lurking under a bridge or
back in the mangroves? Have you ever hiked the path around Wood Ibis Park
before sunrise and wished it wasn't so close to the water? Have you ever awak-
ened at 3 a.m. in a cold sweat? Welcome to the world of The Alligator.
It hasn't been an easy couple of years for the good people of Gulfport. One
problem after another, one controversy after another. It's been enough to make
the average Joe and Jo throw up their hands in surrender and head for the
nearest bar. Fortunately, there are several to choose from.
Then the bodies start showing up and, all of a sudden, that guy who's been
living next door for 15 years begins to look mighty suspicious. From Roger
Turner, The Alligator is coming ... June 7.

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Are Important
Part I
If you own a company and have a
partner or partners, have you ever
considered what would happen should
one of you die?
Hopefully, you won't have to face
this situation, but if you do, a buy-sell
agreement can allow for the continu-
ance of the company as well as pro-
viding financial security for you, your
partnerss, and your family. Abuy-sell
agreement not only protects against
the death of a partner but also pro-
vides financial protection if a partner
retires, resigns or becomes disables.
Let's look at a situation where there
was no buy-sell agreement in place.
Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales are
equal partners of XYZ Services Com-
pany. They have determined that XYZ
is worth $2 million. They each own $1
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draw an annual salary of $150,000.
When Mr. Gonzales died, his stock
worth $1 million will pass to his es-
tate. However, the stock will pay
no dividends because all earnings
are retained by XYZ. Therefore, Mr.
Gonzales' family will be left with a
non-income producing and illiquid
asset. Mr. Gonzales' only return from
XYZ was his salary which, of course,
ceased upon his death.
The Gonzales family could appeal
to Ms. Smith to pay dividends on the
stock, but why would Ms. Smith want
to pay dividends? Salaries are a tax-
deductible business expense but divi-
dends and not. Also, dividends would
have to be paid on all outstanding
shares,, including those held by Ms.
Smith.
Ms. Smith also has a potential prob-
lem. The Gonzales family holds half
of XYZ's stock what effect will this
have on the long term development
plans of the business?
Another problem that the Gonzales
family and Ms. Smith have is how to
determine the value of XYZ stock. An
interest in a closely held company
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tax purposes could be difficult. Many
factors affect the fair market value
of a closely held business, including
general business trends, the outlook
for the specific industry, the finan-
cial condition of the company and
its earning power. While Ms. Smith
and Mr. Gonzales may have felt they
knew the value of XYZ's stock before
Mr. Gonzales died, unless the value
is in a formal agreement the taxation
authorities are likely to get closely in-
volved in the valuation of XYZ's stock
and try to justify its highest value.
The valuation of the stock will create
difficulty for the executor of mr. Gon-
zales estate. The executor will likely
want to place the lowest value on the
stock in order to minimize estate tax
liability. However, estate taxation is
not the only concern when placing a
value on a closely held business. The
step-up in cost basis that is afforded
to all capital assets at death can re-
sult in no income tax being imposed
on the sale following death. This has
to be scrutinized rather. closely in
light of the estate tax rate that would
be paid if the value of the business
was increased. If an agreement on
the value of XYZ's stock cannot be
reached, the matter may have to be
resolved in court, wasting consider-
able time and money.
A properly designed buy-sell agree-
ment can help prevent many of these
problems. It can provide liquidity for
the family of the deceased, ensure
the continuance of the company, and
establish the value of the company's
stock.
In our next article, we will explore
together how a buy-sell agreement
between Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales
would lessen some of the uncertain-
ties in their business relationship as
well as provide for an orderly transi-
tion of the business upon Mr. Gonza-
les' death.
Robert J. Myers is managing attor-
ney of the Estate and .Trust Division
of Maney & Gordon, P.A., located at
1135 Pasadena Ave. So., Ste. 140, St.
Petersburg, FL. The telephone number
727-347-5131. Mr. Myers welcomes
call regarding this article and other
related legal topics. This column out-
lines general legal principles and is
not intended to give you legal advice.
If you have a specific question about
the law, please consult an attorney.



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to rest beneath the green grass of a
thousand cemeteries in a thousand
cities and towns across this great
land. Some were buried where they
fell, far from home. Thousands more
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the memory of those men and women
who went off to war, never to return.
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on the sacrifices they made for the
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those who answered the call to duty.
Memorial Day ceremonies are not
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the democracy they died for. Whenev-
er we exercise our freedoms of speech,
we honor their sacrifice. Whenever we
gather in places to worship, we are
blessed by this greatest of freedoms
which they fought to protect.
Americans have shown throughout
more than 200 years of history and
in all areas of the globe. That we are
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families; and, they died for you and
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Letters


Water Bill Why no change?
Dear Editor: It appears that,
whether I use 200 gallons or just
under 4000 gallons of water each
month, my domestic water base cost
is the same. This Gulfport billing
policy does not seem very conserva-
tion minded, especially for Florida
where water conservation is a rela-
tively serious issue. Given the pow-
er of computers these days, I don't
understand why there is no sliding
scale for the first 4000 gallons? Such
a policy need not change the current
base price for the first 4000 gallons,
but it would certainly provide added
encouragement to all of us when it
comes to conserving our City's fresh
water resources. Several days ago I
raised this subject in a message to
Mayor Yakes (no reply as yet). Per-
haps this is an appropriate topic for a
future Gabber editorial?
Charles Schafer

Missing the Birds, too
Dear Editor: Responding to last
week's letter regarding the absence of
birds around Clam Bayou, we live on
Boca Ciega Bay with two tree-filled
islands across the bay. Those.trees
were literally filled at night, a mass
of white covered with egrets. On the
north edge near the marina, it was


black with cormorants and we would
sometimes see a roseate spoonbill
and several pelicans during the eve-
ning hours.
'this year we have seen only the oc-
casional egret, no cormorants, a lone
aringa and perhaps three pelicans in
the evenings. As we travel around
St. Petersburg, we see some of all of
these birds, even storks and others,
around small ponds and in small
numbers. Why they have abandoned
Boca Ciega Bay, we do not know, but
we first noticed their absence follow-
ing Hurricane Jeanne. We feel that
they were simply blown away.
We still enjoy dolphins and the man-
atees which come up into these quiet
waters, but we sorely miss the birds.
Kay Rogers

Stop the Stupid Questions!
Dear Editor: Please, please, please,
stop the stupid questions! I love the
Gabber but each week I just be-
come simply amazed by the section
titled "The Gabs". Do you actually
have someone hanging around just
thinking up those questions? Just
recently, one about "How do you feel
about Barack Obama getting Secret
Service protection?", another about
the PSTA trolley impacting busi-
ness, and this week's prize winning


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First I read about new houses
getting smaller. Then a few years
later they're getting bigger. Then
they're smaller again. Why is there
such an up and down trend in home
construction?
ANSWER: Carrying costs for unsold
homes are high so builders want to sell
them as quickly as possible. When build-
ers are pessimistic about the economy,
they build smaller homes which are
optimistic about the economy and money
supplies, they build larger homes.
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stupid question, "What is wrong with
Clam Bayou?". Outside of one an-
swer which was at least a base hit,
the other respondents, two claim-
ing to be from Gulfport, embarrass-
ingly struck out. While, of course, we
Gabber readers were left waiting for
some profound answer from a simple
one-statement response! Honestly,
who thinks up these questions? Is it
to stimulate thought or discussion or
for folks to get a laugh?
Oftentimes too, some of these
weekly "man/gal in-the-street" ques-
tions have strong conspicuous politi-
cal overtones (liberal vs. conserva-
tive) must like a pollster might use
if working for one side of in issue:
in this case liberal! The question so
conceived as to elicit the "proper" an-
swer. I offer the many, many weeks
of this section in the Gabber, "The
Gabs" as the track records of this im-
plication.
I think folks around Gulfport are
pretty savvy. The Gabber should give
them credit for being intelligent by
stop asking them stupid questions.
Why not, instead of asking these
pre-conceived questions, poll your
readers in the same format: find out
what's on their mind, locally, what
they might think the burning issues
in Gulfport are; and, as a positive
note, this also gives the readers the
opportunity to offer their opinion on
matters such as "What is right with
Gulfport?"! Select what is published
from these.
Paul Innis

Let's Get on With It Already!
Dear Editor: At the recent 5/15/07
USF presentation Vice Mayor Ted
Phillips was dead on when he ques-
tioned David's USF Clam Bayou sen-
sors. For David to say to Ted "You
are sticking your head in the sand",
Boo!
We do not need to s pend more tax-
payer's money for what we already
know! We have been paying for stud-
ies, etc. since the 1980s, let's imple-
ment the very costly 1999 plan!
The proposed sensors raise a possi-
ble impediment to the removal of the
existing pollutants and sediments.
Haven't we delayed on this removal
long enough?

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Letters (Cont.)


The proposed sensors rai
tial to limit public access.
ager Tom Brobeil said at ti
public access could be an i
disagree with their location
protest". We all know it
and money to protest. C
Bob Worthington express
with the USF proposal
city money.
We need to fix the real p
the promised and already
toration of Clam Bayou
Strange how no one other
port wants to address this
Mayor Ted Phillips is cor
Bayou is a mess!
The City Council has alr
"no" once. Let's put this
posal to bed forever!


Time for
Careful Reconsider
Dear Editor: It was u
that USF was not present
meeting when this topic
brought up. however, it
the agenda again under
tions and City Hall was p
tended that meeting and
ees were there for both
fnllnwin arQ onrM nrint~


ise a poten- changes to the property without an
City Man- agreement from my landlord. This
his meeting should be addressed before an agree-
ssue; "If we ment is signed.
In, we could Educational aspect. No, we are not
costs time all professors. However, USF is an
Councilman educational facility and I am sure
ed concerns they would accommodate any resi-
costing our dent with a desire to understand
what it is showing.
problem Get Prestige and marketability. Does
funded res- our city not draw on the fact of being
completed. the home of Stetson University? Why
than Gulf- would partnering with USF be any
issue. Vice less desirable?
rect. Clam Budgetary concern. The comment
was made by one Council Member
*eady voted that they could not "...support any-
costly pro- thing that would cost Gulfport any-
thing additional at this time...". I
Jean Proach do believe that this same Council
recently approved spending $25,000
for permitting fees for a mooring field
nation that is still controversial and not yet
unfortunate fully agreed upon.
at the first I have not yet been able to do much
was first research on the Broadwater facil-
was put on ity that many are referring to, but I
presenta- cannot imagine that USF would just
backed. I at- fence off and keep people out of a fa-
the attend- cility without reasons or cooperative
sides. The efforts of the City of St. Peter which
tha TI hakr owns the building and property.


I think the City of Gulfport should
reconsider this item completely and
thoroughly.
Jeri Reed

Help These Scouts Out
Dear Editor: I'm a Boy Scout in
Troop 315 working on my Eagle
badge. My project is collecting old
flags. One new flag per family will be
exchanged for old ones. The old flags
will be given to the proper organiza-
tion for a proper ceremony for dispos-
al on the 4th of July. Anyone willing
to help by donating new flags can call
323-0482.
Lance Tolsma

Dear Editor: I'm a Boy Scout in
Troop 315 working on my Eagle
badge. My project is collecting new
stuffed animals to give to CASA.
CASA is an organization in St. Pe-
tersburg that helps abused mothers
and their children, keeping them
safe. All children need something
to hug and feel safe. I'm asking for
your help in donations of new stuffed
animals and back packs to put the
stuffed animals in. For drop off infor-
mation, call 323-0482.
Jacob Tolsma


considered:
Allegations of restricted access and
exclusionary zones in the water.
This issue should be covered in the
lease agreement between the City
and USF. I rent a space for my train-
ing company. I cannot make major


Letters to the Editor

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as brief and to the point as pos-
sible. Letters must be typed in up-
per and lower case on plain white
paper. One letter per author every
four weeks. All letters are printed
and edited for length and content
at the discretion of the editors.
The Gabber encourages and
welcomes all letters.
The views and opinions expressed
in this publication do not neces-
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publishers, staff or advertisers.

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Memorial Weekend
Sun, Sand & Symphony
Think of it as a beach picnic with the
Tampa Bay Symphony dropping by to
entertain you and your buds. That's
the beauty of Sun, Sand & Sympho-
ny, Treasure Island's longest-running
and best-loved kick-off to summer.
Sun, Sand & Symphony, now in its
12th year is Friday, May 25, (5 to 10
p.m.) and Saturday, May 26 (1 p.m.
to 10 p.m.) on the beach at 104th Av-
enue.
Food and drink is, of course, a staple
of Sun, Sand & Symphony. You can ei-
ther fill your picnic basket and cooler,
or pick up some burgers, snacks and
drinks from several concession tents
on the beach. Reserved tables for 8
are also available for $250, which in-
cludes an assortment of wines, sodas,
waters and snacks. Call 547-4575 ext.
238 to reserve a table.
Friday, May 25, 6 to 10 p.m. Dennis
Wallace & Friends 6 to 9 p.m. Fri-
day, May 25. Country, bluegrass, and
rock from one heckuva fine guitar-
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done with fun and passion.
Saturday, May 26, 2007 1-10 p.m.
Motown Act III 1-5 p.m. Saturday,
May 26. Show band with songs and
dancers covering the classic Motown
high-energy sound of the 60's and
70's.
The Tampa Bay Symphony from
7:30 -9:30 p.ni. Saturday, May 26.
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performance by the symphony on
Saturday evening. The event is free
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Basic Drawing
Class Returns
Basic Drawing is returning to the
Gulfport Recreation Center in May.
Classes will be on Thursdays from
6:30-8:30 p.m. The fee will be $45 for


each 3-week session, or $90 for both.
The first session will start May 17th
and end on, May 31st. The second
session will start June 7th and end
on June 21st. Please call the instruc-
tor Doug at 727-643-2554 or John at
the Rec. Center 893-1079 with ques-
tions. You will need to bring a pencil
and paper to class.

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Great Job, Gelaine!

When Gelaine Lord asked me to
take her picture, I said I would if she
gave me a good reason to put her in
the paper. She answered instantly,
telling me she had made honor roll at
Bear Creek Elementary. She showed
St. Pete Police Officer Lee Santiago
her report card, then held it up so I
could get a photo.
How could I resist?
Gelaine Lord will attend 5th grade at Bear
Creek Elementary next year. On her left,
Officer Lee Santiago. Santiago used to
work as the sole community service officer
for Bartlett Park, Gelaine's neighborhood.
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Kids from Gulfport's SunFlower School


SunFlower School, a private elementary school in Gulfport, was recently
judged "one of the best schools to present a full body of work at Mainshil's
Young at Art. SunFlower, which has 49 students, was one of only five schools
in the county to receive this recognition.
Four students from SunFlower had their artwork selected for display in the
Young at Art section of this prestigious show. From left to right, Chuck Mace,
Indigo Naar (Award of Distinction), Mitchell Valadie (Award of Distinction)
and Chandler Greene (Honorable Mention). All four children are second and
third grade age students in Marie Breslin's class.
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REMINDERS & UPCOMING
EVENTS
2007 SUMMER PROGRAM-Ongoing
resident registration continues for the
Summer Program. Hours of registration
are Monday Friday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00
p.m. The Summer Program is available
for children who have completed Kinder-
garten to age 14. You can pick up your
packet at the Rec. Center or log on to HY-
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Adult Basketball nights, Tues. &
Thurs. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$6
non-res.
Tomlinson Skate Park Sticker-Annu-
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17 and under must be accompanied by a


parent for registration. Consent forms are
available at the Recreation Center, 5730
Shore Blvd. S., Monday through Friday
from 8:30 a.m. 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays
from 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
PROGRAMS
Teen Night Teens, age's middle school
to 17.
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$2 res/$20 non-res.
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p.m. Cost is $8 per class. Call Paul at
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Fencing-Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m. for ages 7
to 70 are welcome. The cost is $5 per one-
hour session. Call Jim Campolli at 813-
855-3112 for more info.
Karate-Mon. & Thurs., 6:30-8 p.m. (Be-
ginners), advanced students stay until
8:30 p.m. $20 semi-annual registration
fee and $25/month.
Tai Chi & Health Recovery-Now lo-
cated at the Neighborhood Center, 1617
49th St. So.
Tennis-Tues., 4:30-5p.m. (ages 6+), 5-6
p.m. (children 8-16) and adults from 6-


Blvd. So 893-1068
7 p.m. at Chase Park, 28th Ave. & 53rd
Street So. Gulfport. Cost is $10 per ses-
sion. Private lessons available. Call Jack
at 430-0690 for more info.
Watercolor-Wednesdays 6:45-8:45 pm
for beginners/intermediate. The cost is
$12 per class or 4 prepaid classes for $45.
Please call John at 893-1079 for more
info.
Writing for Fun and Profit/Writing
your own story-Tuesdays from 6-8 pm.
The first 8-week session will be intro-
ductory with a fee of $14 for the entire 8
weeks. The class will be open to anyone
age 16 and up. To get on the interested
list please call Rosalind at 727-381-1030
or John at the rec. at 727-893-1079
Yoga with Susan-Tues., 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Integrative Yoga for the body, mind and,
spirit. $10 per class or $8 for 4 prepaid
classes. For more info please see Susan
before class or call John at 893-1079.
Zumba-Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m. Dance your
way to a fitter you .with' exciting and
unique Latin moves and rhythms. $6 per
class. Call Lois at 417-8276 or John at
893-1079.


Gulfport Librarj
WHAT'S HAPPENING @ THE LIBRARY:
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FOR
MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 28.
FRIENDS ROOM GALLERY WALLS: New paintings by mem-
bers of the Maximo Art Group, Jack Pohl, instructor. Through May
28.
Registration for K-5 Summer Reading Program- begins May
24!
Family Book & Craft Club: Saturday, May 26, 2:00 p.m.
Fun with Books and Crafts: Starts Friday, June 8 and continues
every Friday at 3:00 p.m.
Family Storytime and Crafts: Starts Saturday June 9 and con-
tinues every Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Teen Day: Mondays are Teen Days this summer! Read! Win priz-
es! Volunteer! Hold puppet shows! Help with Crafts! Sign up now!
FMI, contact Pat Brinkley in the Youth area of the Library.
Summer Reading Special Events: Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. June
6: Wacky Tales Children's Theatre presents "Pinocchio"! June 13:
Gladys Varga entertains with stories! June 20: Tricky Dogs Show
returns for more circus fun! June 27: Gabe Vargo brings birds of prey
from Boyd Hill Nature Park!
Scrapbookers Club for Teens.and Adults: Saturday, June 9 at
1:00 p.m. Bring your pictures, books and questions, and prepare
to have a great time! Scrapbookers meet on the second Saturday
of each month. Make beautiful pages of memories for yourself and
your family. Some supplies available, but you need to furnish your
own 12x12 scrapbook album. FMI, call Kay Boatwright at the Li-
brary, 893-1074.
One-on-One Computer Instruction: By appointment only--con-
tact Alex Hooks at the Reference Desk, or call 893-1073.


5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074
MS Support Group: Informal group for persons with multiple
sclerosis and/or their family and friends to share information and
provide support. Facilitated by Tracy Woolrich, RN. Thursday, May
24, 10:00 a.m.-Noon.
Socrates Cafe: These monthly discussion groups were inspired by
the book The Six Questions of Socrates. Author Christopher Phillips
traveled the world to lead informal groups, engaging people in the
manner of the ancient Greek philosopher, for whom "the questions
are more important than the answers." Friday, May 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Genealogy Discussion Group: Saturday, May 26 at 1:00 p.m.
This is not a formal class, just an opportunity to meet and share
experiences and information with others interested in delving into
their family history. FMI, call Kay Boatwright at the Library, 893-
1074.
G.E.D. Classes: Prepare for the high school equivalency examina-
tion. Monday & Wednesdays, 5:00-8:00 p.m. (except City or school
holidays), through Lakewood Community School. FMI, call 893-
2955.
Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesday mornings,
9:15 a.m.-12:00 Noon.
Books. Audio Books, Music. Videos. Computers and Informa-
tion: DID YOU KNOW ... the Library has 16 Internet-connected
computers for your use, free of charge? ...our readers checked out
over 6,700 books, audio books, music CDs, and videos in April? ...
we research and answer more than 650 information questions each
month? WELCOME to everyone, especially the 62 individuals who
signed up for library cards in April--we're here to serve you morning
until evening Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday!'
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Services City Sponsored Actiiies

Services in the Community


Senior Center 5501 27th Ave. so. 893-i23X


Biggest Birthday Party Ever- Sorry
but we have no more tickets for the
Birthday Party celebration that will be
held on Fri. May 25 at 1pm.
Hurricane Dinner Party-Tickets are
now available for our annual Hurri-
cane Dinner Party on Thursday, May
31 at 5:30pm. Tickets: $5.00. Stay for
the 2007 Hurricane Seminar in the
Theater at 6:30pm. Channel 8 Meteo-
rologist Mace Michaels will be the fea-
tured speaker.
Drawing Class A 12-week program
in drawing will start on Thurs. June
7 at 9am. Topics will include: values,
modeling, contours, textures, perspec-
tive, composition and abstraction. Class
size is limited so call now to make your
reservation. Thanks to Lynne Brown
for offering this free class.
Journal Writing Workshop-Learn
to enhance your concentration and cre-
ative problem solving while connecting
to the "still, small voice" within. At-
tend this fun and informative eight-
week, interactive journaling workshop.
Begins Wed. June 6, 7-8:30pm. Free.
Class is limited so call now to reserve
your spot.
Nutrition Classes-Back by popular
demand Janice Wade Miller from Pi-
nellas County Home Extension Service
will provide six more sessions on nutri-
tion starting Mon. June 18 at 1pm. The
first class is titled: MyPyramid and the
Food Label. Call the Center for topics
of other sessions.
Free Job SeekingWorkshops-Attend
an innovative workshop that teaches
how to create your own job opportunity
on Wed. June 20 from 1:30-3pm or Fri.
June 22, 9:30am-llam. Learn how to
create jobs that match skills, abilities
and interests. Workshop designer/pre-
senter, Eugene Hodge of Hodgepodge
Training, Inc. will demonstrate how
this program has enabled people to find
enjoyable employment. Call now to reg-
ister for this free 90-minute workshop.
GEMS Special Outing- Special trips
are planned every 4th Tues. 1-3:30pm
for GEMS customers. We will be going
to the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Pe-
tersburg on June 26. Admission: $6.00.
Call now to reserve a seat.
GEMS & Breakfast Club- Join our
Breakfast Club every Mon. 9-11am.
Next stop: IHOPS on May 14th. We
will alternate between IHOPS and
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Gulfport McDonald's for the rest of thi
month. Call GEMS at 893-2242 an
let us know if you would like to come
(Participants responsible for own pui
chases).
Help for Seniors- Health Insuranc
billing problems? Individual assistance
available every Tues. 9am-noon. Cal
the Senior Center for an appointment
Exercise Classes-
Mild Aerobics: Mon & Wed, 1:30 pr
(Neighborhood Center).
Senior Tai Chi: Senior Tai Chi (All Ts
Chi Class at Neighborhood Center)
Yoga, Wed. at 1:30pm; at the Senio
Center.
55 Alive Driving Class-Classes ar
held on the first two Tuesdays of ever
month, 12:30-4:30pm Fee: $10. Mus
attend both classes. Pre-registratio:
required. Call Betty at (727) 360-397
to register for June classes.
Young & Restless Seniors ever
2nd Tues. at 7pm. Come join us fc
some fun outings.
Cards & Games:
Bridge Practice, Tues. 1:30pm
Contract Bridge: Tues. & Thurs. 2pm
Canasta: Wed. 6:30pm
Euchre: Tues. 6:30pm
Pinochle, Wed. 6:30pm
Bingo: Fri. 1pm (No Bingo May 25)
Po-Ke-No: 3rd Mon. 1pm.
Scrabble, Fri. 1pm
Crafts
Craft Club Meeting, every Mon. at 9an
Knit/Crochet for Community Project!
every Mon. at 9am
New Summer Hours for Writin


Class Come join our Writer's Group
every F ri. at 10am. For more info, call
Marilyn Ellsworth at 323-1871 or HY-
PERLINK "mailto:marilynaellsworth@
hotmail.com" marilynaellsworth@hot-
mail.com
Investment Discussion Group-Wed.
at 10:30am. Last meeting until fall.
Lunch & Learn-next presentation on
Tues. May 22 at 11am. Topic: Stroke
Awareness. Sponsor: Edward White
Hospital. Blood Pressure Screenings
and Stroke Assessment provided. Free
lunch. Call to reserve.
Diabetic Support Group-Diabetic
Educator Faye Paris from the Pinellas
County Health Department is avail-
able every Mon. at. 10am to help you
manage your Diabetes. Free.


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Wed., Swing Dance
7 p.m. 12 a.m. $6
Thurs., Salsa Dance
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Guidelines for South
Pasadena Scholarship
Requirements for City of South Pasa-
dena's $1,000 Scholarship follows:
1. Proof of residency for a minimum of
two (2) years (utility bills, rent receipts,
residential lease or real property tax
bills are acceptable).
2. A copy of the prior year's Federal
Income Tax Return for the applicant
and any other persons) who claimed
applicant as a de pendent on a Federal
Income Tax Return.
3. Have been accepted at an accred-
ited college, university, trade or tech-
nical school. In addition, a statement
from the school indicating the yearly


cost of the school.
4. Educational transcriptfrom the last
school applicant attended.
5. Applicant shall not been convicted
of a crime or suspended or expelled
from school within the past five years.
6. Statement of career goals and po-
tential future benefit to community.
All forms and documents must be
submitted no later than 4 p.m. on May
31st. Upon review of all applicants, the
City Commission, by majority vote,
will grant the amount of $1,000 to the
student, selected. Presentation will be
made at a Regular Commission Meet-
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Ants Who Needs Them?
Natalie Leggette, main horti-
culturist of the city. gave one of
her monthly lectures at Barbara
Gilbert Park. She spoke about
ants that are found in our envi-
ronment and says there is often
quite a problem. The fire ants are
the most vicious ones, the native
ones built small mounds and the
imported ones like tall mounds.
Often there are 8-9 queens in the
nest when there used to be only
3-4. All ants live in communities
usually burrowing in the ground
or in wood. The males have wings
Iand are short lived. The females or
Queens are wingless when adults.
The neuters are wingless and com-
prise of the workers and soldiers.
The adult life of some insects is
extremely short. One queen ant
cared for by a scientist reached
the 15 year mark. Ants who spend
most of their time underground
Sget along with rudimentary eyes
and some species are blind. Many
people are allergic to ants and can
become quite ill. Spray won't al-
ways kill the ants. A liquid killer
is better. Hot chili pepper poured
into their holes is a good way to
eliminate them, but their holes
can go as deep as one foot into the
ground. Lizards eat ants but they
are about the only animals that do
The only good thing ants do is that
they eat dead things.
Stroke Prevention
A very informative talk was given
on May 15 by Rose Ellen Lucarell.
MSN, CGRN, CNS in the Boca
Clega Room at Palms of Pasa-
dena Hospital. Strokes have been
known since 2400 years ago. Then
it was known as apoplexy. The def-
inition of a stroke is a sudden dis-
ruption in the blood supply to the
brain that causes an irreversible
impairment neurologically. It also
occurs when the blood vessel that
Supplies blood to the brain bursts
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are reduction in blood flow to the
brain (88% of all strokes) or when
a blood vessel in the brain leaks or
bursts causing bleeding inside the
brain tissue (12% of all strokes).
Signs and symptoms of strokes are
numbness, weakness, paralysis of
face, arm, leg (usually on one side
of the body), double vision or loss of
vision, confusion trouble speaking
Sor understanding, loss of coordina-
Stion, balance, dizziness or severe
headache. Prevention (things we
Cannot change) such as advanced
Sage. sex, race, ethnicity and hered-
Iity. but we can change or treat our
lifestyle or medical treatments.
SHigh blood pressure has no symp-
toms and is called the "silent kill-
er". If you are taking blood pressure
medication and feeling better, do
not cut it back or quit. High blood
pressure cannot be cured, only con-
trolled. Usually women have some
greater risk than men for higher
blood pressure due to being on the
pill, overweight, pregnant or post-
menopausal. Have blood pressure
checked at an early age. Children
as young as six can have high blood
pressure. To prevent strokes, don't
smoke, improve your eating habits,
exercise regularly, take your medi-
cine as directed and get your blood
pressure checked and have regular
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Red Hatters
It's hard to believe, but in just one
week, it will be May 31st. Not only
will it be the last day of May, but it's
also the day of the continental break-
fast at the clubhouse lounge. Have
you called in your RSVP? Bev at
381-2122 and Carole at 345-2303 are
waiting to hear from you. If you are
able to help in any way they would
also like this information. It's hard to
plan an event not knowing how many
to expect. Your Town Shore neigh-
bors and friends are also welcome to
come along with you. Check your bul-
letin board in your building for more
information. See you May 31st in the
lounge between 9-10 a.m.

New Location for
Tai Chi Classes
All tai chi classes from the Gulfport
Recreation Center will be moving for
the summer to the Gulfport Neigh-
borhood Center, 1617 49th St. So. the
Tuesday morning classes will start
May 22nd at 9 a.m. and will cover the
foundation exercises and the first 17
moves of the Taoist tai chi set.
Thursday morning class begins at
May 24th at 9 a.m. with a review of
the first 17 moves of the tai chi set,
the foundation exercises and con-
tinues with move 18 until comple-
tion of the full 108 move set. there is
a suggested donation of $1 for each
class. For further information please
contact Marjorie Grudzinski at
345-6708.




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Northeast Code
Enforcement
Gulfport Code Enforcement con-
tinues work in Section Two, also
known as the Northeast Area. The
Northeast Area generally extends
north to 7th Avenue, south to Gulf-I
port Boulevard, west to 58th Street
and east to 49th Street.
To learn more about code vio-
lations and how to report them,
please visit the Special Docu-
ments section of the City's web-
site at www.ci.gulfport.fl.us.

Artists Invited to
Join Art Walk
Join us for Gulfport's Traditional
First Friday Art Walk from 6-10 p.m.
on Beach Blvd. Enjoy making new
friends in our eclectic waterfront
community! Artisans and crafters
are invited to display their unique
talents along Beach Blvd.
Live entertainment can be heard
throughout the waterfront district.
For more information about Art
Walk or to reserve a space, please
call Suzie at 322-5217, Mike at
302-9299, or e-mail Suzie at
GulfportEvents@gmail.com.






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Water-Wise Awards
Entries for the 2007 Community
Water-Wise Awards are now being
accepted at www.TampaBayWater-
Wise.com. The awards will be pre-
sented to individual and businesses
whose landscapes exhibit the best
in landscape design and use of wa-
ter-conserving features. Water-Wise
landscaping is particularly important
given the current regional drought
as it helps reduce the need for irriga-
tion and helps conserve water.
Entries are judged on multiple cri-
teria. Positive factors include the use
of drought-tolerant plants and trees,
plants that are appropriate for site
conditions, the inclusion of elements
to prevent storm water runoff, ef-
ficient use of irrigation and overall
aesthetic appeal. Landscapes that
include such water-wise features
not only help reduce the amount of
water used for irrigation, they also
help protect the fragile Florida en-
vironment by minimizing the use of
potentially harmful chemicals like
pesticides and fertilizers.
The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. on
Thursday, May 31st. The following
categories are eligible for an award:
Residents/Homeowners, Multi-Fam-
ily Properties, Commercial Proper-
ties, Government Properties, Build-
ers (new homes), Schools and Other.
Visit www.TampaBayWaterWise.
com for more information.

Sophie's Thrift Shop
Sophie's Attic Thrift Shop, a mission
outreach of the First United Meth-
odist Church of Gulfport, is ready to
serve you. We are located near the
corner of 53rd St. and 28th Ave. So.
We are open every Friday and Sat-
urday morning from 9-12. We have
many, many blouses, slacks, skirts,
shorts, and some lingerie for women.
We also have men's slacks, shorts,
and shirts, kid's clothes and toys,
kitchen ware, lots of books, sheets
and pillowcases, shoes, hats, purses,
and a constantly changing display
of jewelry. You've enjoyed our spe-
cial bargains for each of the last few
weeks. What will the special be this
week? That's a surprise! Stop by on
Friday or Saturday morning, between
9 and 12, to find out what's on sale...
and save some money while you're
having fun!


Water Watch, from front page

"I question the finances of the group.
I also hold them responsible for pub-
lishing false information to the pub-
lic and the media for political gain
over very controversial issues in our
city," Newman's complaint alleges.
: "First off, we have no budget other
than my wallet. We've never asked
for money for anything." Davis
said. "If anyone can find a dollar
that's flowed to us, I'd like to see it."
Newman also challenges Gulf-
port Water Watch's actions.
"They are lobbying, making de-
mands and holding meetings" with
various governmental agencies,
Newman wrote in his complaint.
Davis admits that the group has
askedtomeetwithdifferentagencies.


"We have made our voices known,
privatelyandcollectively.Weseethat
as what democracy is about," he says.
"We're delighted to see folks
that have a different view (at
the council meetings); it gets
people to the town square."
Davis said he didn't know enough
about the complaint Wednesday
morning to formulate a general
statement but wondered if the
complaint had any link to a note
he says he recently received from
Mayor Mike Yakes asking Davis
to meet with the Mayor about re-
cent issues at .Council meetings.
Davis said .he doesn't know
Newman and had no idea any-
one had filed a complaint against
him or Gulfport Water Watch.
"It's disappointing to
see that," Davis said.


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Local Obituaries


AVILA, SAM, 88, of South Pasa-
dena, died Thursday (May 17, 2007)
at the Bay Pines VA Health Care
System hospice unit. He was born
in Newark, N.J., and came here in
2003 from Bloomfield, N.J. He was a
graduate of Newark College of Engi-
neering class of 1955. He was Catho-
lic and an Army veteran World War
II. Survivors include two daughters,
Dianne O'Connor, St. Petersburg,
and Dr. Karole Avila-Schneidkraut,
Anaheim, Calif., Anderson-McQueen
Funeral & Cremation Centers, Ty-
r6ne Chapel, St. Petersburg.

BISHOP, GLORIA, died Sunday
(May 20, 2007) at her residence in
Brandon Wilde. She was the wife
of the late Alfred W. Bishop. Mrs.
Bishop was a native of Brooklyn, NY
and spent most of her life in Long
Island before retiring to Gulfport. In
the last year, Mrs. Bishop made Ev-
ans, GA her home.
She retired from Waldbaums af-
ter working as a bookkeeper for 15
years. Mrs. Bishop loved ballroom


dancing and swimming and was very
independent. She loved and enjoyed
her family very much. Survivors in
clude her daughter, Eileen Francd
of Roanoke, VA; sons, Bob Bishop of
Evans and the late Alfred R .hop;
five grandchildretiand mri~ j. at
grandchildren. If so desired meimo-'
rial contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society, 2623
Washington Rd., Suite F-104, Au-
gusta, GA 30904.

BOOKER, PAMELA, o.i. of
Gulfport. died Sunday (Maig;6".2007)1
at home. She came here 2qi ar.,
ago from her native',Riverhad. N.Y.
She was an entrepreneur: Sur~4.vors
include a stepson. lichael H.aisen.'
St. Petersburg; and her stepfather,'
Hillis Lecompte, Gulfport. .Abbey'.
Affordable Cremation and Furieral
Services, Largo.

WRIGHT, RONNIE LEE, 48, of
Gulfport, died Saturday (May 12,
2007) as a result of an automobile
accident. He was born in Spring-


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To Our Dad
BOB TER HAAR
5/25/32 9/20/05
You may have thought We couldn't
see, or that We hadn't heard,
Life lessons that you taught to Us
But We got every word.
Perhaps you thought We missed it
all, and that We'd grow apart.
But Dad, We picked up everything,
It's written on Our hearts.
Without you Dad, We wouldn't be
The ones We are today,
You building a strong foundation
No one can take away.
We've grown to love the Lord
How wonderful it is,
So here's to You, Dear Father
From your grateful Christian kids.
Jay, Cheryl, Chuck Ter Haar
& Cathy Brigham

BROWN, GARY LINCENT, 61, of
St. Petersburg, died Friday (May 18,
2007) at Boca Ciega Center. He was
born in Chattahoochee and moved
here in 1978 from Gainesville. He
was a workshop worker for PARC
and was Christian. He was a mem-
ber of the PARC Hurricane Advisory
Committee, the Handicap Youth
Association Club, where he partici-
pated in dances, bowling, and the
Special Olympics.
He enjoyed classical music, hur-
ricane tracking, and painting. Sur-
vivors include his mother, Myra
Brown, Gulfport; two sisters, Su-
zanne Brown, Gainesville, and An-
tonia Brown, Stein, Switzerland;
two nephews; and three nieces.
A Memorial service will be held at
Maximo Presbyterian Church, 3200
58th Ave. S., St. Petersburg on Fri-
day, May 25 at 11:00am. In Lieu of
flowers, please make donations to
PARC, 3190 Tyrone Blvd., St. Pe-
tersburg, FL 33710 or the Humane
Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Rd
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parently know my AE credit card ac-
count number. Hmm.
Everything Winfrey is O. There's
O Magazine. And no matter what
we remember from our chemistry
classes, we all know that 02 refers
to oxygen.
My mechanic gave me a heads up
a while ago that there's something
called O-rings in my engine and that
mine aren't working very well. Not
sure if they have to do with oxygen or
oil, but I could only reply "O, well".
On my way to work, I listened to
AM news/talk radio and learned
that the UV index was a 10. Best to
use sunblock with a SPF number of
at least 300 to protect against both
UVA/UVB rays. Try to find that on
sale anywhere.
That same radio broadcast informed
me that the extension cords I bought
two-fer-a-dollar at the flea market
has been linked to fires and that I
should always look for the UL stamp
of approval. I also heard on the news
that there was an accident on Routes
A-19 and 1-275.
My mail came courtesy of the US
Post Office who delivered an ISF no-
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for that, my friends.
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The ones that did not catch the
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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Friday 5/11
Open Door/Window- 5400 Block of
Shore Blvd. So.
911 Hang-Up- 900 Block of Hull St.
So.
Animal Complaint- 6100 Block of
9th Ave. So.
911 Hang-Up- 5100 Block of Tanger-
ine Ave. So.
Accident with Injuries- 5800 Block
of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Domestic Verbal- 5800 Block of 18th
Ave. So.
Burglary- 5800 Block of 11th Ave.
So.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Trouble with Individual- 5800
Block of 18th Ave. So.
Noise Complaint- 3000 Block of
Clinton St. So.
Open Door/Window- 5100 Block of
Preston Ave. So.
Noise Complaint- 2900 Block qf
Beach Blvd. So.
Trouble with Individual- 1600
Block of 58th St. So.
Saturday 5/12
Suspicious Vehicle- Wood Ibis
Park.
911 Hang-Up- 800 Block of Hull St.
So.
Animal Complaint- 6100 Block of
9th Ave. So.
Hit & Run- 2100 Block of 52nd St.
So.
Domestic Verbal- 1800 Block of York
St. So.
Theft- 5200 Block of 31st Ave. So.
Burglary Alarm- 2800 Block of Kipps
Colony Drive So.
Arrest on Warrant- 2700 Block of
47th St. So.
HarasSing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
911 Hang-Up- 5700 Block of 27th
Ave. So.
Theft- 1900 Block of 49th St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 1400


Block of 60th St. So.
Drunk Person- 3100 Block of 53rd
St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 800 Block"
of 53rd St. So.
911 Hang-Up- 5100 Block of Tanger-
ine Ave. So. ,.
Trouble with Individual- 5500
Block of 13th Ave. So.
Sunday 5/13 "
Drunk Person- 2200 Block of Pelican
Bay Plaza.
Criminal Mischief- 3000 Block of
53rd St. So.
Animal Complaint- Wood Ibis Park.
Noise Complaint- 2600 Block of
Beach Blvd. So.
Burglary- 700 Block of 51st St. So.
Domestic Verbal- 1800 Block of 58th
St. So.
Theft- 5000 Block of Gulfport Blvd.
So.
Stolen Vehicle- 3000 Block of 49th
St. So.
Theft- 2600 Block of 44th St. So.
911 Hang-Up- 5100 Block of 28th
Ave. So.
Burglary- 5200 Block of 28th Ave.
So.
Domestic Verbal- 5100 Block of Pine
Grove Terr. So.
Monday 5/14
Arrest on Warrant- 5100 Block of
12th Ave. So.
Burglary- 2800 Block of Beach Blvd.
So.
Trouble with Individual- 4600
Block of 29th Ave. So.
Trouble with Individual- 3000
Block of 49th St. So.
Domestic Verbal- 2200 Block of 51st
St. So.
Domestic Battery- 5700 Block of
18th Ave. So.
911 Hang-Up- 2200 Block of Premier
Dr. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5000
Block of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Criminal Mischief- 800 Block of
63rd St. So.
Noise Complaint- 1700 Block of York
St. So.
Domestic Verbal- 2600 Block of 49th
St. So.
Burglary- 5700 Block of 12th Ave.
So.
Tuesday 5/15
Battery- 3000 Block of 49th St. So.
Burglary Alarm- 4900 Block of 13th
Ave. So.
Trouble with Individual- 2200
Block of 51st St. So.
Robbery- 1500 Block of 52nd St. So.
911 Hang-Up- 5200 Block of 11th
Ave. So.


Burglary Alarm- 1600 Block of 52nd
St. So.
Burglary Alarm- 2800 Block of Kipps
Colony Dr. So..
Animal Complaint- 2300 Block of
Beach Blvd. So.
Open Door/Window- 2600 Block of
48th St. So.
Theft- 1600 Block of 58th St. So.
Arrest on Warrant- 6400 Block of
Gulfport Blvd. So.
Theft- 3000 Block of 49th St. So.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle- 6300
Block of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Criminal Mischief- 4600 Block of
Tifton St. So.
Wednesday 5/16
Trouble with Individual- 1700
Block of Gray St. So.
Theft- 3000 Block of 49th St. So.
Burglary- 4900 Block of 15th Ave.
So.
Burglary Alarm- 5300 Block of De-
lette St. So.
Theft- 5700 Block of 16th Ave. So.
Theft- 5500 Block of 27th Ave. So.
Domestic Verbal- 2500 Block of 56th
St. So.
Animal Complaint- 2600 Block of
Miriam St. So.
Fight in Progress- 4900 Block of
26th Ave. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5700
Block of 18th Ave. So.
Domestic Battery- 1700 Block of
Gray St. So.
Theft- 2800 Block of Beach Blvd. So.
Trouble with Individual- 2500
Block of 51st St. So.
Open Door/Window- 5300 Blo.ck of
Gulfport Blvd. So.
Domestic Verbal- 1400 Block of
Gray St. So.
Thursday 5/17
Animal Complaint- Beach Front.
Trespasser- 5200 Block of Gulfport
Blvd. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5700
Block of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Domestic Verbal- 4900 Block of 29th
Ave. So.
Domestic Verbal- 3000 Block of 49th
St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5300
Block of 15th Ave. So.
Narcotics/Drugs- Beach Front.
911 Hang-Up- 6300 Block of 8th Ave.
So.
Theft- 1800 Block of 49th St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5700
Block of'18th Ave. So.
Open Door/Window- 5000 Block of
31st Ave. So.

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W at an odd meeting last
week's City Council meeting
was. I can't think of any
other word that fits just odd. One
issue took up two full hours of the
meeting and it's not even a critical
issue for this town.
I'm talking, of course, about the
University of South Florida science
project that they want to set up in
our waters- and in the Coast Guard
Auxiliary building. It would involve
three sensors/cameras in the water
and- a computer housed in the city-
owned building, plus a $50,000
contribution by the city, mostly of "in
kind" services, I guess.
I don't have a strong opinion about
this project. Maybe you do. I can see
how some people would like to host
it, and I can see why others might
have reservations.
But the main thing I see is that this
USF project is not critical to the City
of Gulfport in any very important
way. Pass or fail, it will not impact
the lives of Gulfport residents much
and, as far as I can tell, it won't affect
the city much either. When the up or
down vote comes, we'll all get up the
next morning and life will look pretty
much the same.
. Yet this issue, small when compared
to the mooring field or real estate
taxes or any number of issues, seems
to be stirring up an awful lot of
intensity: intense feelings, intense
debate, intense public meetings.
Even the presentation by the USF
representatives seemed pretty
intense, almost urgent, perhaps
because they knew the proposal had
been turned down once before. So
they came prepared with threats
(11 other communities want this
project) and the mother of all appeals
- it would be good for the children:
Gulfport children, Florida children,
children of the world. They even
came with a touch of attitude: this
project is about science, after all, and
babber May 24 May 30, 2007


Passions flair

up over the

)ddest issues

Roqer Turner
VIEWPOINT


how can anyone get in the way of
science?
.Their, intensity was matched by at
least some, of both the proponents
and, tlie, opponents: of the project.
T4-fl proponents argued that the
project will be educational, that it
will cost us little, and that it would
be prestigious to have USF in town.
The opponents seemed to be most
concerned about the $50,000 in
services that we must contribute
to. the project in this time of belt-
tightening, and about inviting a
potential octopus (meaning USF) to
take up residence in the southeast
corner of our city.
Lord, this tug-of-war has even
triggered an intense debate among
the Gabber reporters.
So I've been wondering, why this
debate? Why this issue? Why this
time? And the only answer I've come
up with is the barely-concealed
warfare that has broken out in
recent months between, on one
hand, Councilmember Michele King
and some of her supporters and, on
the other, some members of Gulfport
Water Watch and its leader, Al
Davis.
The conflict began, as far as I can
tell, over Clam Bayou. Since then,
it has escalated and spread to the
election, the mooring field proposal
and now to the USF project.
The most visible, the most open
evidence we have of the escalating
war occurred in April when City
Manager Tom Brobeil presented the
staffs completedharbor management
plan, including a mooring field
proposal, to the City Council. At the
end of his comments on the plan, Mr.
Davis stated that Ms. King has said
there will never be a mooring field
in Gulfport as long as she is on City
Council. In response, King denied
ever having said that and suggested
that Davis might need medical
attention to aid his failing memory.


The tip of the iceberg?
Now we come to the USF project,
which King initially brought to the
city. The debate practically started
at a fever pitch, and continues so,
complete with e-mailed calls to
arms and organized letter-writing
campaigns to The Gabber. When
was the last time you saw so many
opponents show up to testify against
a project that had barely been
announced? When was the last time
you saw four letters to the editor in
The Gabber, all on the same issue,
all on the same side of that issue?
At the end of last week's debate,
Mayor Yakes, wisely, I think, with
the support of Mary Stull and Bob
Worthington, tabled the discussion
until a later date. It'll give everyone
a chance to mull things over and
absorb new information before the
issue comes back for another decision
and, most likely, more debate.
It would be nice if the time could
also serve as a bit of a cooling off
period. Don't we get enough of this
"us versus them" mentality from
the Republicans and Democrats in
Washington and Tallahassee, and
from vicious groups all over the
country?
Some say this is smart politics,
the way politics is done these days.
Maybe so. It might also be the kind
of stuff that has given politics such a
bad name in this day and age.
Because after a while, the debate
doesn't even seem to be about the
issue, anymore. It seems to be about
winning, and about vanquishing
the opponent. That's why I called it
warfare.
I'm going to try to not get sappy,
here. And don't worry, I'm not going
to suggest that we all join hands and
sing folk songs from the late '60s.
But I do wonder if this is the best
way to evaluate proposals and make
the best decisions for the city and its
residents.
And I wonder where public interest
ends and self interest begins.
And I wonder if it's possible for
people of good will to lay down their
weapons and start talking to one
another and listening, too.
And I wonder how to end this
column, and when.
What about now?

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area there are seven squadrons that
meet locally.
Civil Air Patrol has many volunteer
opportunities that you can choose to
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Aerospace Education Emergency
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Young People.
The Cadet Program is for 12-21 years
old to learn about aviation and aero-
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nical skills and leadership training.
The Emergency Services Program is
David Mendoza, a local doctor, took this picture last summer. His wife Kendra, and their primarily an adult effort that focus-
three year old daughter Kendra Julia, were playing at sunset on a Pass-a-Grille beach. He es on performing 95% of the inland
submitted the picture last year to Parade and was told two weeks later it would be pub- search and rescue missions here in the
listed. continental US.
"I kept looking at the Parade waiting for it to come out, but I guess they decided to wait The Civil Air Patrol is not just about
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Distractions of the Caribbean


In general, this column is a mirror
of local color and adventure a place
for me to remind us all about what
great stuff there is to do right here at
home. And, while there is seemingly
no end to the parks, restaurants,
bars, festivals and outdoor fun in
the St. Petersburg area, it serves, on
occasion, to get the heck out of town.
So today I bring you a distraction of a
different sort.
Being a full-time student, I have very
little opportunity to remove myself
from the area. Having just finished
my spring semester, however, I had
two weeks before the whole grueling
thing started all over again. But
what, you ask, did I do with all that
time?
Puerto Rico, baby!
Without going into too much detail
about the archaic colonialism of this
situation, I will tell you something that
surprisingly few people know: Puerto
Rico is not an independent country.
While it is home to millions of proud
Latinos, the island itself is actually
a part of the United States. That
means that, without having to deal
with the hassle of customs, passports,
or terrifyingly small airplanes and,
I might add, in far less time than you
could drive to the Keys you could
be in a beautiful, tropical paradise,
sipping daiquiris made with the finest
rum in the world. Why, oh why, would
you even think of going to Hawaii?
I am in love with this island. In
approximately 4000 square miles,
there are mountains, beaches of
unparalleled brilliance, 400 year old
architecture, amazing food at every
stop, and an exotic, yet unfailingly
friendly Latin culture to welcome
you.
Of course, to them the Boricuas -
we are all "gringos," but that's part
of the adventure. They laugh at our
pitiful attempts at Spanish, our pasty
white bodies, and our dance moves,
while we wonder how they survive
the daily assault of psychotic drivers
on the confluence of swiss-cheese that
they call "roads." Isn't culture fun?
This was actually my third trip to
Puerto Rico. Because my partner,


Maria, is a native, La Isla del Encanto
has become, a sort of second home
to me. In the last few visits, I have
meandered down the blue-cobbled
streets of Old San Juan the oldest
city in the New World filling
my camera with "casitas" and the
imposing fortress of El Morro. I have
spent long, blissfully lazy hours in a
hammock by the crystalline waters of
Isabela. I have stood on the rocky and
desolate cliffs of Cabo Rojo, imagining
Blackbeard, or perhaps Johnny Depp,
sailing somewhere on the horizon.
But it's easy to be romantic about
trips past. This year, however, there
was none of that. This year, I almost
died.
If you have lived most of your life in
the near-level flatness that is Florida,
and are guilty, as I am, of taking a
somewhat "casual" approach to your
cardiovascular fitness, then you may
understand the harrowing tale I shall
now recall.
Puerto Rico is home to the only
rainforest in the US park's system -
part of the Caribbean National Forest.
El Yunque, as it is called, is also the
name of its highest peak, some 3,500
feet above sea level. I am certain.that
in the Taino Indian languag-, it means
"Acute myocardial infarction."
Now, I know'3,500 feet i- h:iYdli
Mt. Everest, but, likewise,jI- am no
mountaineer. I was set for 4 "day
hike" to observe.; native flor .i .El
perhaps even some fauna I di.4 riot
bring my grappling hooks.
It was 95 degrees in Puer Rwo \whe.t
we set out on the El Yunque tr'il. At
first, though, it was charming, with
giant forests of bamboo and banana
trees shielding us from the sun. The
temperature dropped considerably
as we a-cendled. .whiolh ;~as goo,
because I was by then sweating lil
a poor fat man in a high-stakes poker
tournament. "
At some point, I paused ti take A
picture of the tiny speck that was a
Spanish-style guard house atop an
impossibly high summit. "Wow," I
thought. "Who would ever climb that
thing?"
Who, indeed.


After nearly two hours spent
clamoring over mud and boulders in
my woefully inadequate sneakers -
and with frequent moments of alarm
at my unprecedented heart-rate I
reached the point of no return. That is
to say, the point at which one's animal
instinct to "conquer this godforsaken
mountain" overtakes the more human
element of reason and. that little voice
in your head that says, "Hey, I can't
feel my legs anymore."
The last mile or so was an
approximate 65 degree incline. Never
mind, I said to my legs. I was a woman
on the edge of greatness. I envisioned
only brilliant pictures from the top,
swimming in a succession of screen-
savers, to immortalize my moment
- the day I conquered El Yunque.
I can not tell you how disappointed I
was, then, to finally reach the summit:
a small clearing with a Spanish-style
guard house, completely surrounded
by the same lush foliage I had just
emerged from. There was no view!
In a mildly embarrassing moment
of hysteria, I ran around the guard
house, trying in vain to push my
camera through the bushes. This
could not possibly be what I had
risked life and limb for! Yet, nearly
rabid in my determination at this
point, I crawled through a mess of
banana trees, ignoring the enormous
hairy spiders poised to jump I was
sure onto my shirt collar. Holding a
clump of grass, I dangled my body as
far out over the 3,000 foot drop as was
possible, furiously snapping pictures
of a prize I could not see.
It was just then that I felt a tapping
on my shoulder. "What are you
doing?" Maria asked, looking at me as
one looks at a small child. "There's a
much better view from the top of the
guard house."
Oh. Yes of course. I was just checking
out these spiders here..
Well, in all it took us three hours
to reach the top, which, I learned
later, was not even the highest peak.
That would have been another back-
breaking mile above our little guard
house.
But, I was satisfied. I was as pleased
with myself as any who have scaled
Mt. Everest. How could I not be? I
conquered El Yunque. I have the
pictures to prove it.
And our next stop was the Bacardi
rum factory.



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Beta Sigma Phi
Laureate Epsilon Theta chapter
members attended the Florida State
Beta Sigma Phi Convention in Port
Canaveral May 18-20. Congratula-
tions are in order as the chapter year-
book, achievement report, scrapbook
all won first place in state competi-
tion. Sharon Ingram, Chapter Wom-
an of the Year was honored as the
Laureate State Woman of the Year.
She was presented with a beautiful
glass trophy and three silk roses. The
theme of the convention was "Rhine-
stone Cowgirls" and the chapter par-
ticipated in the rhinestone cowgirl
hat contest and the door decoration
contest.
The Sunshine City Council of Beta
Sigma Phi also participated in the
achievement report, scrapbook and
yearbook competition. Congratula-
tions are also in order as the year-
book and achievement report took
first place and the scrapbook too sec-
ond place. Diana Hobbs, City Council
Woman of the Year was presented
in the Woman of the Year Competi-
tion. Paula Adams of Beta Xi Master
won third place in the Most Original
Rhinestone Cowgirl Hat Contest. For
more information, call 321-2849.

American Stage
Presents 'Othello'
American Stage Theatre Compa-
ny's 28th season continues with
the return of Shakespeare to our
Mainstage with the stirring drama,
OTHELLO, running May 23 thru
June 17. Pay What You Can Nights
are scheduled for June 5 and 12.


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After 20 years of performing Shake-
speare outdoors in the park, Ameri-
can Stage moves the Bard indoors
this year with OTHELLO, the play
that was most requested by there
patrons.
Written at the height of Shake-
speare's creativity, OTHELLO ex-
plores the tragedy of a love destroyed
by jealousy. Provoked by the treach-
erous lago's lies, Othello begins' to
mistrust his loyal bride, Desdemona.
As his suspicions rise, Othello col-
lapses under the weight of his self-
doubt, eventually destroying his
once-happy marriage. With poetry
rivaling King Lear and with the psy-
chological depth of Hamlet, Shake-
speare constructs a highly-charged
tale of prejudice, revenge and the
destruction of'innocence.
Performances and ticket prices are


as follows: Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday evening curtain is at 7:30
p.m., Friday and Saturday evening
curtain is at 8 p.m. and Saturday
and Sunday matinee curtain is at 3
p.m.
Tickets prices are $22-$35 de-
pending on date and time of perfor-
mance.
Students Rush tickets are $10, 30
minutes prior to curtain. Pay What
You Can Nights are scheduled for
June 5 and 12.
Please call the American Stage Box
Office at 823-PLAY (7529) or go to
www.americanstage.org for more in-
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Property Tax Reform
Town Hall Meetings
The City of St. Pete Beach and its
residents have closely monitored the
property tax reform debate in Tal-
lahassee. Over the next two weeks,
Representative Janet C. Long (Dis-
.trict 51-Seminole) and her colleagues
will hold town hall meetings to seek
your input on proposed tax reforms.
These meetings are in preparation
for the Special Session on Property
Tax Reform scheduled to begin on
June 12th.
The citizens of St. Pete Beach are
highly encouraged to attend the up-
coming meetings. Some of the pro-
posals being considered will have
considerable impact on the service
levels of our Police, Fire, Public
Works and Leisure Services Depart-
ments. The decisions that will be
made in the upcoming weeks have
the potential to drastically change
the way local government operates
if current proposals are adopted.
These are very serious issues that
will be debated and voted on during
the upcoming Special Session. This
is an opportunity for St. Pete Beach
residents to speak directly with the
legislators who will be voting on the
important issue on Thursday, May
31st from 5-8 p.m. at the Pinellas
Realtor Organization, 4590 Ulmer-
ton Road.

"Fragments of Memory"
to Open at Gallery
The St. Petersburg Clay Company
announces "Fragments of Memory,"
New Figurative .Sculpture by Liz
Bryant on display June 1st through
June 16th in the Tim Salen Gallery.
Liz combines sea-life, root and rock-
like forms with full figures and frag-
ments in clay. She then finishes the
surface with collaged and painted
imagery. "Through mixed media I
layer materials and images to illus-
trate our complex psychological and
spiritual journeys," says the artist.
"Struggle forms and challenges the
self. We are filled with indetermin-
able strength and yet, vulnerabil-
ity."
Along with the show the artist will
be leading a demonstration work-
shop, "Large-Scale Figurative Sculp-
ture," June 2nd and 3rd. Using life-
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size figures built in various stages,
she will illustrate the progression of
form, and how to identify and solve
the weight stresses of large-scale
clay sculpture. "Liz's work is real-
istic and beautifully detailed," says
Jonathan Hawkins, general man-
ager at the St.Petersburg Clay Com-
pany. "She builds her pieces hollow
with no interior armature. Each
sculpture may take over 200 hours.
This is a rare opportunity to witness
how a full figure is constructed from
start to finish."
The public is invited to the opening
reception of "Fragments of Memory"
June 1st from 7 to 9 p.m. Free drinks
and an array of different appetiz-
ers will be served during the event


including a Bryant family favorite,
brandied apple omelets flamb6!
The St. Petersburg Clay Company
represents over fifty artists and fea-
tures their handmade pottery and
sculpture throughout the year in the
member gallery. The studios and
galleries are housed in the historic
Seaboard Train Station at 420 22nd
Ave. So in St. Petersburg, Florida.
For more information please visit
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6th Annual John Levique
Pirate Days
Celebrate the discovery of Johns
Pass and get prepared for Hurricane
Season. Three Pirate themed days
of Free Family fun! Proceeds will
benefit the Fisherman Lost at Sea
Fund.
Scheduled activities include: Fri-
day, June 8th 3-7pm: Live Radio
Remote at Delosa's Pizzeria with
102.5 The Bone! Friday, 7-11pm: The
Pirates Ball & Adults Costume Con-
test at Friendly's Pirate Cove! Open
Air Market & Brigands Bazaar:
Shop for all your piratical wares and
tasty morsels here! Authentic mer-
chandise available for purchase as
well as accessories, costumes, food*
and beverage and more!
Hurricane Awareness Area: Valu-
able information provided by; Red
Cross, Pinellas County Emergency
Management, and the Bay News 9
weather van. Florida Blood Ser-
vices will be on site for Blood dona-
tions.
.Village Wide Treasure Hunt; Fami-
lies search for John Levique's Lost
fortune! Complete the hunt for a
chance to enter the grand prize
drawing, a Mother Lode of loot!
Saturday, High Noon: Flotilla In-
vasion & Water Battle; Who will win
Sea Battle VI!? Prepare to get wet!
Pirates Parade & Pillage the Vil-
lage; Walking parade with costumed
entertainers roam through the Vil-
lage.Pub Crawl (Adult Only), Sat-
urday, 4:30pm: Children's Costume
Contest. Various Acts & Entertain-
ment throughout the village: Stage
shows, Bird Shows, Musicians and
Minstrels. Piratical Merriment for
all ages!
Event will be held June 8th from 3-
11 p.m., June 9th from 10-8 p.m. and
June 10th from 10-6 p.m. at Johns
Pass Village in Madeira Beach. Call
Suzanne King at 727-393-8230.

Take a Kid Boating Day
Jim Dillon remembers the first
day his dad took him out on a boat.
One of many memories he cherishes
from his childhood the bond boat-
ing built between the father and son
team shaped his conscience and is
even reflected in his profession today.
Owner of St. Petersburg's Passport
Marine, Dillon wants to help spark
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the same enthusiasm and bond he
recalls in the lives of children who
need homes in his Tampa Bay com-
munity. "The best days of my child-
hood were on a boat with my father,"
Dillon said. "I can't imagine being a
child without a parent to hold your
hand on the dock at the end of the
day. I want every kid to have that
feeling, even if it is just for a day.
But, I bet that after a day together
on the water, some very special new
bonds will.be formed."
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Heller, D-
52, June 2, 2007 was proclaimed of-
ficially as "Take A Kid Boating Day"
by the Florida House of Representa-
tives and is a statewide effort to help
children find permanent homes and
enjoy the important exposure of life
on the water.
The Foundation's official activities
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The other is city manager Tom
Brobeil. Brobeil has a contract with
the City. Spence does not. City
attorney Tim Driscoll also works at
the pleasure of the council but is a
contract employee.
Phillips that while he had
specific concerns about Spence
allegedly loosing public documents,
mishandling emails and using a
public computer for private purposes,
he was most concerned that in her
14 years of serve the topic of her
competence and ability to handle
the job had come up at least twice a
year for the past five years. Phillips
reminded council that as recently as
October 10, 2006 they had addressed
the same issues with Spence and put
her on a six month probation period
to be re-evaluated in April 2007.
"Well April has come and gone," said
Phillips. "And no one was doing any
re-evaluating so Ibroughtitup again.
I see Louise as a very honorable nice
lady and I have nothing personal
against her. My problems are with
her performance."
Spence defended her actions against
the specific issues which Phillips
brought up, some of which have been
addressed in previous meetings,
but not seem ready to fight for her
position. Spence, who is nearing
retirement age, instead asked the
council to consider either accepting
her resignation effective January 1,
2008 which helps her meet, certain
age criteria for retirement status
or to consider a severance package.
Brobeil told Council that since


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Spence did not have a contract they
might consider looking at the clause
regarding a severance package for
him as a model. He also noted that
a third option would be to terminate
Spence with no benefits. Council
voted unanimously to accept the
resignation; Spence makes a salary
of just over $60,000 annually.
Yakes said he was disturbed by
the absence of Timothy Driscoll,
the city's attorney. "I know that he
knew about this meeting because'I
spoke to his office. It is inexcuseable
that he is not here." Driscoll told the
Gabber he did not attend because of
a scheduling conflict.
There were some legal issues
raised before the council took
action, including whether it made
a difference if the resignation was
effective in this calendar year or next
year and if there was any significant
ramifications either for the City or
for Spence of accepting a resignation
rather than a retirement. Driscoll
said via phone to the Gabber that
while he would have to review the
details he thought those would be
personnel policy issues, not legal
ones.
Council member Michele King
noted that the council was in the
process of reviewing the entire city
clerk and city attorney positions with
the possibility of combining the two
jobs. While Yakes said he thought
that handling Spence's departure
and that issues were separate ones,
he did agree that the timing of
Spence's resignation would allow
more time for the City to explore the
future of those two positions.


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EXPERT SPRINKLER
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S Trees cleaned, elevated,
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MOVER DUDES 24' BOX Truck W/Liftgate.
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Truck Rentals. CALL NOWI! 727-219-3924 or
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1481.
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687-1457.


PHIL'S PRESSURE
CLEANING/PAINTING
Residential/Commercial. Interior & Exterior.
20 Years Experience. Lic.#C-8433. Insured.
Call Phil, 327-7926.

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344-1674. References, Guaranteed.
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8034.
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PAINTING, PAINTING, PAINTING -,nterior.
Exterior, Pressure cashing. Owner Operaied.
Lic. #C4505 Insured. Always Free Estimates,
Premium Painting. 727-525-9304.
GET THE BEST-No Mess! Scott Daley Paint-
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Interior/Exterior Painting, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Lic. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
1088.

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SELL MY STUFFI-Over $600. Worth of Next
to New Merchandise for $200. For you to Sell
at Flee Market or Yard Sale. Scanner, Fax,
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515-5825.
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TOWN SHORES 2BR/2BA-Newly Refur-
bished Condo. 55+ Community, Top Floor.
1250 sq.ft. Corner Unit. $1000. mo. Unfur-
nished. Annual. 727-542-2445 or 727-381-
4248.
1BR/1BA FURNISHED CHA, W/D, Semi-
Private Entrance. $600/Monthly. Seasonal
Opitional. First/Last/Security, 345-1798.
GULFPORT STUDIO APT. Newly Remod-
eled, Beautiful, Fenced Yard, Quiet, Parking,
W/D, Includes Electric/Water/Cable/Wireless.
$700/Mo. Security Non-Smoker. 727-323-
1067.
GULFPORT BRAND NEW- Refurbished
& Furnshed 2BR/2BA Condo across Shore
Blvd. from Bay & Park. 2nd Floor, Pool, Wood
Floors, W/D, Small Pets OK. Long Term.
$2000/Mo. Less than 6 Months, $250. 5605B
Shore Blvd. 727-642-9170.
CHATEAU TOWER-S. Pasadena. 1 BR/1.5BA,
3rd Floor, Great Waterview. Heated Pool and
Spa, Cable TV. Fitness Center and Balcony.
Fully Furnished $875/Mo. 847-361-6113.
WHY RENT?-You Could Qualify for up to
$75,000 in Down Payment and Closing Cost.
Assistance (Grant Money) Call Ellin Smith
727-452-3218 CHARLES RUTENBERG RE-
ALTY.
LARGE 1BR CONDO-in Gated Community.
Furnished or Unfurnished. W/D, D/W, CHA.
Water & Cable Included. Pool Clubhouse,
Tennis, Fishing Dock. On Bus Line. $850/Mo.
6 or 12mo. Lease 727-866-0929.
1BR/1BA NEWLY REMODELED-Upstairs
Apt. Close to Beach and Stetson. Non Smok-
er, No Pets. Includes all Utilities. $750/Mo.
Background Check and Security Deposit 727-
327-0852.
GULFPORT HOME-2BR/2BA, 1Car Garage,
Corner Lot. CHA, Newly Remodeled, Water
View, Walk Downtown. $1500/Mo. Plus Secu-
rity. 727-384-4844.
LARGE 2BR1BA HOUSE Garage, Fenced
in Backyard, Call Rick 321-5343or 418-0086.
CHATEAU TOWER-S. Pasadena. 2BR/2BA
7th Floor. Fantastic Waterview. Includes Cable
TV, Pest Control, Heated pool & Spa, Fitness
Room, Covered Carport, and Balcony. $1100/
Mo. Annual 727-360-4123.
GULFPORT DUPLEX-Big Porch, 2br/lba,
Cent. Ht/Ac. Ceiling fans. $800 mo. 1st, last
& security. Smoke free, small pet negotiable,
WSG included, Avail. June 15.727-424-6085.
1420 56TH ST. S. GULFPORT-3BR/2BA, 1
Car Garage, CHA, Fenced Yard. $1100/Mo &
$1100 Security Deposit Call 727-302-9838.
NEW CONDO CONVERSION- Gulfport, Ab-
solutely Beautiful. 1 Br./1 Ba. $850 mo. Realty
Resources. Cheryl 420-7877
BEAUTIFUL LUXURY CONDO- So. Pasa-
dena. 2BR/2BA, Dining & Living Room, Util-
ity Room w/W/D, Screened-In Porch, Club
House, Heated Pool. Minutes to Beach &
Walking Distance to Most Stores. No Children
Under 7, No Pets. $1200/Mo. 1st & Last Mos.
Plus Security Deposit. Call 727-327-8169
Leave Message Speaking Slow & Loud.

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TOWNSHORES 2BR/2BA-Condo. Over look-
ing Bdca Ciega Bay. 1535sqft., Completely
Remodeled Unfurnished. Annual, $1100/Mo.
Seasonal Considered $1200/Mo. 727-735-
4234.
VILLAS DEL VERDE-3BR/2.5BA/2CG, Gat-
ed, 2332SqFt., Like New! $1795/Mo. Call Rick
Mitman 727-458-5511 BEACH & LUXURY
REALTY.
GULFPORT 1 & 2 BEDROOMS- Unfurnished,
Newly Renovated, 6plex Condo. $750/850
Yearly Lease. No Pets. Best Beach Rentals
727-398-1200.
ST. PETE BEACH- Large Efficiency, Water
Included. $550/Mo. 1BR Pasadena, $595/Mo.
2BR Near Stetson & Pasadena, $760/Mo.
345-7036.
2 & 3BR HOMES- Gulfport, St. Pete Area. Call
Lynda, 688-7923.

BAY ISLAND 55+
1BR/1BA on Water. Furnished/Unfurnished.
$850/Mo. Call 727-430-8085.
300SQFT. FURNISHED ROOM-With Bath
and Separate Entrance. Has its own Porch.
$480/Mo. Includes Everything plus 1 Deposit.
No Pets, 727-345-4200.
COTTAGE-2BR/1 BA/2CG, Screened in Porch,
Arts District, $900/mo. Call Cheryl 420-7877
EXECUTIVE SUITE-Central Ave. at 42nd St.
No. All Utilities, Janitorial Services, Covered
Parking Available, $428.00 Monthly. 727-367-
1460, 327-2900.
BRAND NEW 1BR/1BA- with Den. Ideal for
Professional or Couple. Modern Interior, Ame-
nities including Gym, Pool, Clubroom. Gated
Entry, Covered Parking. Close to Tropicana
Field, Arts Center & Restaurants. No Smok-
ing/Pets. Available Now. $1095/Mo. & Elec-
tricity. 1 Mos. Deposit Required. Please Call
(240)464-7324.
SUNNY, CLEAN ROOM/BATH-Beach/Art
District. Utilities included*, Furnished Fridge,
Micro, N/S, No Pets, $125/Wk., 1st/Last/De-
posit. References. 727-345-1869.
AVAILABLE 6/1/07- Gulfport Home. 2834
49th St. So. 2BR/1BA/1CG. Over 1000SF.
Hardwood Floors, Execptional Kitchen. C/
H/A, Large Fenced Back Yard. Nice Shaded
Lot with Screened Porch. Pet OK with Ap-
proval. $1200/Mo. Call Tom, 727-639-3006.
CHARLES RUTENBERG REALTY, INC.
FOR RENT/LEASE OPTION-2BR + Bonus
Room. Totally Redone Inside and Out. Beauti-
ful Hardwood Floors. New Appliances, A Must
Seel $950/Mo. or $154,900 Pets Welcome with
Deposit. Ellin Smith 727-452-3218. CHARLES
RUTENBERG REALTY INC. 727-538-9200.
TOWN SHORES- 2BR/2BA Furnished Con-
do, 55+, 2nd Floor Corner Unit, Secure Build-
ing, Pool, $800/Mo., Six Month Minimum.
727-455-7787.

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WAVE CONDO lbr/lba Marina & Pool side 6th flr,. SPA, laundry urban view $695
NEAR TYRONE 2br/lba Great kitchen washer & dryer Shaded yard $825
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ST ANTHONY'S 2br/2ba home CHA, Fenced Yard open flr plan $865
CHILDS PARK 4br/1.5ba Charming CHA 2 story home with room $1095
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WATERFRONT CONDO-2BR/2BA, Fur-
nished, Remodeled Condo. $1000/Mo. Only
One Car, Small Pet Ok. OR 1BR/1BA 55+
Furnsihed Condo. $650/MO. Call 727-686-
3506.
GULFPORT UPDATED 1BR PLUS- Florida
Room (Possible 2nd BR) Ceramic Tile, Eat-in
Kitchen. $700/Mo. Includes Water. 452-5943.
Credit Check.
GULFPORT DUPLEX One Block From Li-
brary, Walk to Beach & Art District, Unfur-
nished 2BR/1BA, CHA, Washer/Dryer, Lawn
maintenance Incl. $825/Mo. $825 Security.
One Year Lease. Call 321-3238.
4551 2RD AVE SO.-2/1, $850/Mo. w/Dep.
5325 9th Ave. So. 2/2, $950/Mo. w/Dep.
5201 9th Ave. So. 2/1, $950/Mo. w/Dep. All
Fully Remodeled. Call Mike, 322-8030.
CLEAN AND NEAT-1BR Apt. on Lake Mag-
giore. Nice Quiet Neighborhood on Cul-de-
Sac. Carport, AC & Utilities Included. $650/
Mo. No Dogs 727-637-4477.
GULFPORT-5019 #1 29th Ave. S. 2BR/1BA
House. Enclosed Front and Back Porches,
Shed, W/D hook-up, (and coin on site). Avail-
able 5/1 $795/Mo., $500/Security 727-742-
5140.
ST. PETE SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA/1CG- Den,
Fenced, Vaulted & Sunroom, Pool/Fitness
Rm Available. Minutes from 1-275, Beaches &
Shopping. $1400/Mo. 727-867-7002.
SO. PASADENA CONDO 2BR/2BA, Ground
Floor, Patio, Pool, Clubhouse, Small Cat OK,
Cable Included, Walk to Shopping & Doctors,
$800/Mo. Annual Lease, Deposit. Call 433-
4798.
GULFPORT, 3BR/2BA-Fireplace. Totally Re-
modeled. New Appliances Kitchen, Washer/
Dryer. Fenced'Yard. $950/Mo. 1st and Last.
Many More Units Available 727-743-4479 Lv.
Message.
CHARMING GULFPORT COTTAGE- Sea-
sonal, 1/2 Block from Beach, Art District.
Tastefully Furnished. Great Weekly/Monthly
Rates. Marie, 727-657-1259.
GULFPORT 3/4BR/1.5BA- Washer/Dryer
Corner Lot, Private Backyard, Dog Run. Avail-
able May 15th. $1200/mo. Near Stetson. Call
David 813-957-1947.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE-1200sf, 5308-B
Gulfport Blvd., Ready to Move in, Upgraded
Interior, Ample Parking, Call 345-1668. I
ST. PETE SPANISH STYLE HOME- 2BR/
1BA, Hardwood Floors, Sunroom, Fenced in
Yard, Laundry Room, $900/Mo. First/Last/De-
posit, Call 727-421-5257.
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-Larige House,
4BR/2BA, $1600/mo +Security. 5029 29th
Ave. S. Available June 1st, Pets Ok, Sect 8
Ok. 727-327-9578.
SPB LUXURY- 2/2 & 2/1 Condos, Minutes
Walk to Beach, Pool, Furnished, All New.
Monthly, 3 Month Discount. 727-542-4443.


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BEAUTY-Everything Brand New. 3br/2ba
1440sq.ft. CHA, Large yard $1195/month
+$1400 Security. Credit Check and Refer-
ences. 727-417-1450
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT- 2BR/1BA, 2nd
Floor Unfurnished Apt. in 2 Story Duplex. 1
Block off Beach Blvd. New Kitchen Cabinets,
Large Sunroom w/French Doors to Living
Room. $875/Mo. Available Now. 2825 54th
St. So. Carol Gionannoni, RE/MAX PRE-
FERRED, 727-481-9909.
YourBeachHomeTeam.com
2/1 FAMILY ROOM C/H/A- Ceramic Tile
Floors, Dishwasher, 1 Car Attached Garage &
Fenced Yard on Corner Lot. Great Neighlor-
hood. 131 53rd St. No., St. Petersburg. Feel
Free to Drive By. $950/Mo. Pets Neg. Dan,
727-321-9296.
WATERFRONT DISTRICT BEACH HOUSE-
Gulfport, 3 Blocks to the Beach & Casino. One
Story, 3BR/2BA, $1200/Mo. With Lease. 304-
629-1212.
ST. PETE NEAR BAY- Quiet 1BR Apt. Fully
Furnished, Utilities Included, $500/Mo. & Up.
No Pets. 50+ Preferred. Call After 3p.m. 698-
4917.
NEW CONDO CONVERSION- Gulfport, Ab-
solutely Beautiful. 2Br./2Ba. $1050 mo. Realty
Resources. Cheryl 420-7877


ST. PETE
FULLY FURNISHED
Roommate, Access to Entire Remodeled
House, W/D, Cable, All Utilities, No Smoking,
No Pets, Drug Free, 4101 26th St. N., $500/
Mo, $200 Deposit, 727-423-6765.
TREASURE ISLAND- Share Townhouse with
Mature Woman & Cat. Parking, Pool, Smok-
er, Pet Welcome. Call after 6 p.m. 727-367-
3349.
FEMALE ROOMMATE TO SHARE- 2BR/1BA
Home Near 38th Ave. & 34th St. No. Pet
Friendly. Only $135/wk, 1/3 Utilities & Deposit.
328-8493.
ROOM FOR RENT-$125/Wk Includes Utili-
ties. Share Kitchen/Bath. 1 Block to Bus Line
727-452-2474. Christian Home.
ROOMMATE WANTED-Own Space in Private
Home. $250/Mo. plus 1/2 of Utilities 727-327-
4599 or 727-502-7882.
ROOM AVAILABLE- Neat, Tidy, Non-Smok-
ing Person to Share House with Privileges in
Quiet Neighborhood-near Gulfport. No Pets,
$500/Mo. 727-374-3864.
ROOM FOR RENT- 727-344-0509.
GARDEN POOL HOME ROOM FOR RENT-.
w/Spa, Very Large Home, 4BR/2BA, Private
Bathroom & Bedroom, Private Entrance to
Pool, Professional Female or Student desired.
$500/Mo. Including Utilities, w/Cable & Inter-
net Access. 727-410-8423.
SHARE BEAUTIFUL EXECUTIVE-Pool
Home. Your Own side of House with Full Bath,
Full Use of Home 727-743-4479 Lv. Mes-
sage.


UPEN SAT. & SUN. 5/26&27- 9236 40th Way,
The Mainlands, Unit 5 Condo Home. 1043 SF,
2BR/1BA/1CG. Remodeled Bathroom, New
Carpet, New Paint, Hurricane Shutters. Ma-
jor Price Reduction, Must Sell $129,900. Call
Tom, 727-639-3006 for More Info and Direc-
tions. CHARLES RUTENBERG REALTY, INC.
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Saturday May 26, 2007
S 6132 6th Avenue South
2 Bedroom, 1.5 baths
Furnished. Lovely Pasadena Area
$225,000
Barbara Torrance
727-410-6973
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ISLA DEL SOL
WATERFRONT/WATER VIEW CONDOS
6265 Sun Blvd Bldg G#144
2/2 Furnished, garage parking $275,000
JoAnn Nicolo 727-480-6248

6287 Bahia Del Mar Circle BIdg P#205
S2/2 Furnished, garage parking $275,000
Nancy Denney 727-415-0281


6285 Bahia Del Mar Blvd #203
Lakeside Villa 2/2 $265,000
Mary Watkins 727-798-2435

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Isla Del Sol 2/2
#164 at 6047 Bahia Del Mar Blvd.
Unfurnished Condo $279,900
and
#247 at 6035 Bahia Del Mar Blvd.
Furnished Condo $299,900
Betty Gardner 727-867-0161
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Maximo Moorings
4187 52nd Avenue South
Charming 3br/2ba split plan with large
bonus room. Lots of closet space and
large yard on a quiet street.
MLS# 7229264. $279,900 New Price


Allison Estabrooks
727-460-4061
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2/2 with beautiful kitchen
cabinets, stainless appliances,
granite countertops, private
covered balcony, pool, etc.
Perfectly priced at $239,900


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727-798-5484


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Town Shores Open House
rEtog.t OPEN SUN 1-3. #101, 516,000 In
2/2 upgrades stainless steel appliances.
Newer tile. End Unit
$179,900
[Avalpo OPEN SUN 1-3. #111, upscale Maple
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$149,900
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2/2 Condo St. Pete Beach
Walk to beach $314,000
6011 5th Ave. No., St. Pete, 2/2 w/bonus
room. Fireplace. Pergot floors, huge yard.
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5961 Seabird Drive I.,.

Value at PYCC. Waterfront,
seawall, dock, deepwater.
Spacious 4Br/3Ba. Lowest Rick
priced waterfront in club! Mitman
Priced to Sell! $839,900 458-5511


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Bring him along to see the Fabulous
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SELLING!


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Tel 011-506-816-9444.


Bay Island
Tweleve Units sold
since Jan '07. There
are SIX UNITS
currently in contract


Harbourside
Five Units sold since Jan
'07 with THREE UNITS
currently in contract.
Great value and wonderful
buys are still available!


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This is the Best! Will pass the Test against the Rest
Was $199,000 last year, now $159,900 2Br/2Ba.
Private, light and bright corner overlooks pond.
Tiled Screen Porch with Hurricane shutters, w/d
Updated open kitchen, decorator ceramic tile
throughout, except bedrooms. New baths.
Entire unit shows "pride of ownership."
Call Frank Donahue 452-8008 anytime
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$2500 of Closing Costs. Well Below Apprais-
al. Remodeled 3BR/1BA Pinellas Point Area
Home. 2125 64th Ave. So. Asking $165,900.
Don, 865-1678 or 434-1678.


TOWN SHORES 2BR/2BA-Newly Refur-
bished Condo. Top Floor. 1250 sq.ft. Corner
Unit. Great View, 55+;i No Pets. 20K Below
Appraisal. $260,000 727-542-2445 or 727-
381-4248.


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Home wi Income!
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hoe in historic Old eutwieast.
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Wgtarg Hardwood foors, (rench
doors, atrinles ateel appliances.
crown moldngW and more
Only 5424,900.


Croft Drive, Largo Priced for quick sale at $188,000.
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Gulfport Secret Garden
54131jve. So.,
C/IH/A & t $249,500
Marina District 4737 29th Ave. So.
Many Recent Upgrades, Unique Tropical
Oasis. Open Sun 12-3 $261,500



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Madeira Beach 1Br, 1Ba, first floor deluxe condo in SPECTACULAR VIEWS OF
3Br, 1Ba on double lot with Town Shores. Tiles thru out. Walk TAMPA BAY, Pier & downtown
inground pool. Updated kit and to beaches and shopping. Low from remodeled top of the line
bath. $275,000 maintenance. $149,900 condo. 1Br, 1Ba, very spacious.
Naomi Tessmer 743-5424 Ginny Farinella 488-4248 Jim Anderson 727-642-7835


4229 10th Ave. N.
Completely redone 3/2 in great
neighborhood. Fenced yard. Move-in
ready. Must see inside! New price
$219,900
JoAnn Gloger 727-420-2078









WATERFRONT WIDE OPEN
Unobstructed gorgeous location
near university, All Childrens,
Tropical Shores $899,000
Gil Sault 542-1458


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2Br, 2Ba, completely remodeled,
minutes from John's Pass. Great
water. Call Dennis 463-0897


COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
in east Tampa, For sale br lease.
Great location for truck terminal,
auto storage/repair, RV sales.
$995,000. Close to Selmon Express-
way, Route 41, & 1-4.
Alicia Fiorello 235-9355


PARADISE FOUND IN
BERMUDA BAY
From pool or beach watch the
sunset, townhome: 2Br, 2.5Ba
Now $179,900 Furnished
Gil Sault 542-1458-


3Br, 2.5 bath townhouse. Beautifully
maintained community. Easy
commute to everywhere.
Only $149,900.
Cass Thompson 813-786-8859


ST. PETE BEACH
Spacious 1Br, 1Ba, walk to beach
$199,900
Chris Russ 727-480-8882


ST., PETE *
VINTAGE
3Br, 1Ba, Lealman,
Large yard $139,900
Chris Russ 727-
480-8882



Beautiful 2381 sq. ft., home overlooking the 18th hole of the Seminole Lake Golf
Sand Country Club. This 3 Bedroom 2.5 bath home boasts stainless appliances,
. Corian countertops, ceramic tile entryway and bath floor, hardwoood floors, and
a pool and spa that will make entertaining and relaxing a pleasure. Wonderful
sunrbom/office!'Florida country club living can be yours for only $499,000. Carol
Claudon 727-631-6630


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SHORE VIEW
WATERFRONT CONDO
1/1 plus Florida Room. All Age Bldg, 2 Pools,
Clubhouse & More. $155,000. Luann Postoff,
WARE REAL ESTATE, 727-439-5511.
TOWN SHORES NOTTINGHAM Must See!
Magnificent Water Views Sunrise/Sunset. Top
Floor: Spacious Deluxe 1BR., Fl room Carport.
Large Living/Dining Rooms, FI. Room. Ap-
prox 1,100 sq.ft. Steps to Pool. Renovations
Include: Windows, Door, Tile, Ht/AC & Appli-
Sances. New Furnishings Available. Health Ne-
cessitates Sale. $170,000. 1-866-786-8782.
TYRONE AREA-Priced Below Appraised
Value. 2BR/1 BA Masonry. Tile Floors, Newer
Roof, Inside Utility Room. 2 Screen Rooms,
Fenced Backyard, Nice Quiet Neighborhood.
Great Investment Or Starter Home. Seller Will
Pay Buyer's First Year Property Insurance
Premium. $139,900 727-215-2001.
WESTSHORE
VILLAGE
3285 40th Way S. # E, Behind Ceridian, 37th
St. So. Beautiful 1 Townhouse, Corner Unit. 1
Car Garage. Gated Community. Pool, Tennis
Courts $177,900. wsvbb.com Vickie Skidmore
727-244-5382, WEICHERT REALTORS CRE-
DENTIAL.


PATRIOT SQUARE
55+ Community. 3610 38th Ave. S. #86.
3BR/2BA, Den, Ground Floor $200,000. 3630
38th Ave. S. #80. 2nd Floor, 3BR/2BA, Den
$185,000. 3425 41st Terrace S. #204. 1BR/
1BA, Totally Remodeled. $129,900. Charles
W. Walker 727-422-7799, TIERRA VERDE
REALTY INC.
DESIRABLE CHALET ON THE LAKE-Con-
do. 3850 13th Ave. N. Large Updated 1 Bed-
room 880sqft. All Ages, Hurry! $114,900 At
this Price it Won't Last! Ellin Smith 727-452-
3218. CHARLES RUTENBERG REALTY INC.
727-538-9200.
5337 61ST ST. TERR. N.-2BR/2.5BA/1CG
Townhouse. Reduced to $188,000. Seller Con-
tributing 1yr. Maintenance Fees with Full Price
Offer. Eric Dowen 727-365-0110 WEICHERT
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GULFPORT ART DISTRICT 2617 48th Street South Masonry Dover Bldg. 3114 59th St. S #214
Michele King

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727-433-36101
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT 2617 48th Street South Masonry Dover Bldg. 3114 59th St. S #214
5302 28th Ave. S. Art District 3bedroom/2bth with lots of updates Beautiful marina views 2bdrm/2ba
Cottage 3bdrm/2ba, masonry 1300+ including, kitch w/ work station island & corner unit Dover Newer Appliances &
sq ft, split plan, screened porch, skylight and huge screened porch great CH/A Spectacular views of Town Shores
ceramic tile, newer kitch & baths. New for entertaining. Priced right! 239,900 Marina. pets allowed. 209,000
price 269,000 STETSON DISTRICT Buckingham 6060 Shore Blvd.
725 Freemont Street 2bdrm/lba with #512Waterfront West corner unit
2507 54th Street South 2bdrm/l ba attch. Garage. Ceramic tile fls. Newer with spectacular water views Wrap
Old florida charmer. 2nd fl could be CH/A, roof & more Priced to sell New around balcony, storm shutters. Washer &
master suite. 1 car garage. 214,900 Price 164,900 dryer in unit. Under bldg. parking. Boat
GULFPORT ELEMENTARY 6137 9th Avenue South, Home + slips available. Unbelievable sunsets! New
2025 53rd Street South A Perfect income. 3bdrm/2ba masonry home price 359,000
Bungalow 2bdrm/lba, Brick Street, w/terrazzo fls. Plus 1 bdrm/ 1 ba apt. Diplomat -5890 Shore Blvd.#209
corner lot, walk to Gulfport Montessori over 2 car garage. 285,000 atefn
Elementary. Totally updated with CONDOS Can't beat this open water view of61` :'
beautiful cottage kitchen, refinished Golden Sands 55+ complex Ciega Bay! lbdrm/1.Sba, 1170 HTD Sq ft.
hdwood trims,lush landscaping and Open Sunday 1-4 4902 31st Ave. Updated Kitch. ,Ceramic tile. Move right
private deck. Attched garage. New #ill- Gulfport's best kept secret! in and enjoy waterfront living a it's best!,
Price189,500 lbdrm/lba water view. 55+ complex Can't beat the price! 187,500
MARINA DISTRICTnew price 95,500 ST. PETERSBURG
Water View I New iting.4629 TOWN SHORES 55+ COMPLEX 5029 Burlington Ave. Oak Ridge Sub
S e Hampton House 5960 30 Ave. S, -Enchanting cottage 2bdrrmhlba masonry,
29th Avenue South. 3bdrms/2ba 2 Deluxe 2bdrm/2ba with Marina w/ newer kitch & tile throughout. Den
with deck overlooking Gulfport Marina. views. Completely furnished and updated could be office or 3rd bedrm. Great back
Built 2002 to conform to FEMA regs. i to incl. storm shutters Move right in! porch and delightful garden. 224,900
car garage & I carport. 565,000 224,900

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GATED, OVER 55 COMPLEX
2 POOLS, 1 HEATED, PETS ALLOWED

"37th St S Gate Will Be Open"

3610 38th Ave S Bldg 15, #86............$200,000
3Br/2Ba + den. 1st floor, 1670 sqft. Charles W.
Walker, P.A., 727-422-7799, Tierra Verde
Realty, Inc.
3630 38th Ave S Bldg 13, #80............$185,000
3Br/2Ba + den. 2nd floor, 1670 sqft. Newer
appliances, water treatment system, Charles W.
Walker, P.A., 727-422-7799, Tierra Verde
Realty, Inc.
3994 37th Way S Bldg 2,#9 ..............$154,900
3Br/2Ba, 1385 sqft. Updated Kit + Baths,
Hardwood floors. Kit Samuels, 727-709-2326,
RE/MAX Preferred
3915 35th Way S Bldg 21, #125........$170,000
2Br/2Ba + den. 1st floor, 1385 sqft. Upgraded
baths, new appliances. Barbara Torrence,
727-410-6973, ERA Compass R.E. LLC
3824 37th St S Bldg 11, #68 ..............$135,000
2Br/2Ba 2nd floor, 1075 sqft. New paint and
carpet. Barbara Torrence, 727-410-6973, ERA
Compass R.E. LLC
3425 41st Ter S Bldg 31, #204...........$129,900
1Br/1Ba, 2nd floor, 825 sqfl. Wood floors,
remodeled, updated. Charles W. Walker, P.A.,*
727-422-7799, Tierra Verde Realty, Inc.
3934 37th St S Bldg 5, #34 ................$129,900
2Br/2Ba, 1st floor, 1075 sqft. Close to club
house & pool. John Hogan, 421-0525, Frank T.
Hurley Assoc. Inc.

Gabber May 24 May 30, 2007






Call Maddy Guenther/Broker Associate
5510 Gulfport Blvd. Gulfport, FL. 33707 S O LD
Weichert Realtors"
Credential
Maddy Guenther 7276562701
Broker/Associate 7 7 6 6 2 0
For all available area properties go to www.GatewaytotheGulf.com maddy@themaddyteam.com

Call Maddy NOW to find out why NOW is the time to BUY!
1) Pocket Listing...3 Br, 2.5 Ba, 1+ Car Gar, Bit in 2004, 2-story, upstairs
laundry, fruit trees, large comer lot, nice Gulfport location-close to Stetson.
ACT QUICK & get this beautiful home for $179,900!

.......: I2) Town Shores 55+ Condo, Kenmore Bldg, 2 Br, 2Ba light & bright unit
w/ceramic tile in kitchen, baths, Florida room, well maintained, newer CHA,
secured lobby, carport steps away and all that quaint Gulfport has to offer!
REDUCED $149,900

3) Treasure Island Condo-tel, IBr, 1 Ba, waterfront small complex
w/heated pool, boat/fishing docks, walk to Gulf, shops, restaurants, good
investment potential---very flexible management. $209,900

. 4) Gulfport Home Sweet Home, 2 Br, 1 Ba, 1 Car Gar, block home w/eat-in
S4- kitchen, cove ceilings, built-ins, den, screened-in breezy porch, newer roof,
appliances, nice lot w/alley access, well-loved $179,900

5) Stetson Area Charming Bungalow, 2 Br, wood floors, formal dining,
large fenced yard, attached garage/built-out game room, breakfast nook,
fenced bkyd, exc cond...$189,900

sp' 6) Gulfport Art District Tri-Plex, 2 Br, 1 Ba home + detached two IBr
apartments ,very well loved on large lot (plenty of room for a pool!) w/alley
access Reduced to $264,900

S 7) Tropical Paradise in Pasadena-- 3 Br, 2 Ba, 2 + Car Gar. Lakefront &
surrounded by tree canopy for wonderful private & serene living. Newer
CHA & windows, fireplace, block...a TRUE bargain at $224,900

4A- 8) Investment Triplex across street from Stetson College, 3Br, 1.5 Ba,
block home + studio + detached 2-story 2+Br, 2 Ba! Excellent opp'ty at
$299,900!

3744 2nd Ave N. St Pete, 2 bedrooms with bonus room and 1.5 baths.
Attached 1 car garage, large backyard with new privacy fence with dbl gate
from alley. Beautiful hardwood floors and lots of windows. Roof &
F; appliances only 3 years new. Must see ready to move in!!!!


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GULFPORT 3BR/1BA-Eat-in Kitchen, Cov-
ered Carport, Alley Access, Large Utility Shed
with Fenced in Yard. $126,900 Kyle SSI RE-
ALTY 727-417-9584.
TYRONE GARDEN-572013thAve. No., #307-
B, 2BR/2BA, Fully Furnished, $97,000. 727-
422-7799. Charlie Walker, TIERRA VERDE
REALTY, INC.
FOR SALE OR RENT-15462 Gulf Blvd. #807.
Surfside Towers. 2BR/2BA, Fully Furnished.
Open Gult View. Beautiful View of Intra Coast-
,al. Reduced to $600,000 Charles W. Walker,
727-422-7799 TIERRA VERDE REALTY INC.
LOVELY HOME 2BR/1BA/1CG-Unique and
Spacious. 1/4 Acre, No Flood Zone. 2320 59th
St. S. By Appt. $197,500 727-345-8599.
-TOWN SHORES GROTON 106- Open "One
to Five" May 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th. Awe-
some 1BR Condo. Move-In Condition. Fish
out Back Door. $139,900. 727-347-2225.
SELL YOUR HOUSE For $12 per Issue.
Call 321-6965.


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REALTY ---SELLING
347-0187 E OR Iv IIlA LEASING
Town Shores Plaza Serving you from
5810 28th Avenue South (- this location 22 years
Gulfport, Florida 33707 with 34 years of Continued
I Let's Take Time Real Estate Experience
Let's Take Time IN -if --C-
To Talk Town Shores Town Shores Resident
NEW ON MARKET BrokerlOwner
IIdeal Location swim year round. Just steps to 1 of 4 pools & active clubhouse. Fully furnished IBr deluxe condo w/carport can be
Yours for $140,000
ALSO AVAILABLE
Priced to Sell IBr Deluxe furnished w/carport, newer carpet, a/c & windows, steps to pool, bus, bank & shopping $120,000
This Is What You've Been Waiting For 1Br Deluxe updated fully furnished plus new A/C. Overlooks 1 of 4 pools. Priced to sell! .....$130,000
I Say "Hello" to a Good Buy 2Br/2Ba furnished, sold "as is" w/carport. Laundry same floor. Steps to pool, bus, bank & shopping. .......$150,000
MARINA WATERFRONTS
Imagine Yourself in this cozy 1Br fully furnished deluxe condo w/carport, kitty accepted, laundry same floor $169,900
Waterfront Lovers Be Sure to See This IBr deluxe w/parking at door. New kitchen, appliances and bath $175,000
SReady & Waiting for you! 2Br/2Bath partially furnished, w/patio, carport & kitty accepted $189,900
WIDE OPEN WATERFRONTS
What a View! lBr/1.5Ba w/carport, newer windows & elec shutters plus additional closet. Kilty accepted. $195,000
Waterfront Lovers a wonderful lifestyle awaits you in thislBr/1.5Ba fully furnished condo with electric shutters and additional closets.
You may bring your small pet. Just steps from active clubhouse $220,000
10th Floor Beauty 1Br/1.5ba w/carport, newer windows w/electric shutters, newer carpietiig' kitchen appliances. Small pet
accepted, annual tenant included. .. $229,900
I Incredible View 2Br/2Ba w/carport. Updated kitchen, bath w/tile floors, new carpeting, windows complete w/shutters.
I Master Br also w/view of boat traffic & sunsets. Laundry same floor & small pet accepted' r' '' $269,900
SEast Corner 3Br/2.5Ba w/carport. You'll love your privacy & the view just steps to active clubhouse & pool. You may bring small pet. ........$324,900
Invest In Your Future Now! West corer overlooking bay & gulf possible 3br/2.5bath,(2320.q ft. per builder) w/covered parking. Convenient
hookups for washer/dryer. You'll love the privacy and the sensational view of sailboats, sunsets anidplayful dolphins. You'll never be lonely here
w/so many planned activities, kitty accepted. Seller will also considertrade of your home, condo6; lnd, or may accept short term mortgage.
Priced realistically at $360,000
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BILL & DE ANN MEREDITH
: GULFPORT REAL ESTATE
'INC.
3115 Beach Blvd. S.
Gulfport, Florida 33707
CELL PHONES:
BILL: 727-224-5129 DE ANN: 727-224-5126
FAX/OFFICE: 727-344-4499
Z F L Email: homes@gulfportrealestate.com

Dear Friends, Neighbors, Customers & Those We Hardly Know,

It is with great excitement that we are announcing the opening of our new real estate
brokerage:
Gulfport Real Estate, Inc.

Gulfport Real Estate specializes in the Gulfport/Pasadena area. Many of you know us
from the Gulfport Post Office and variety store, Gulfprt Beach Bazaar, which we have
owned and operated for twenty-two years. We love this irea and have been enthusiasti-
cally singing its praises these many years. We are long time 29 year Gulfport residents
offering old fashioned customer service to our real estate customers.

Our store and post office are a kind of clearinghouse for local information. Because of
this, we decided the ideal place to open our new real estate office was within our store at
3115 Beach Blvd. S.. On a daily basis we come into contact with people looking to buy or
sell real estate in the surrounding area. For sellers our location offers an added measure
of exposure by featuring their listings in our high traffic location window.

If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling real estate, please give us the
opportunity to be of assistance. Call us for a no obligation market analysis of your
property's resale value or to help you find the home or condominium that is just right for
you anywhere in the Tampa bay-area. ,

Not in the real estate marketyigihtpow? stop in the office and say hello anyway. If you
mention this letter we will give you a FREE Gulfport postcard! Thanks for reading the
whole thing! We look forward to seegig you.,

William A. (Bill) Meredith Broker@ Cell: 727-224-5129
DeAnn MeredithLicensed Realtor@ Cell: 727-224-5126

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The Sun Team Corp.
Real Estate 727-345-0099
"Featured Listing"
Family Home 3/2/1, 1827 sqft
Updated only $249,500.
Town Home 4/2.5/2, Built 2003
Corner unit at $256,000
"Waterfront Condo" $195,000
Block Starter IHome 3/1.5/1 Nicely
Updated, well maint. $184,900


WE GO THERE! 321-6965


NeldaJHamm@aol.com
Neldahamm.com
Nelda Hamm
418-8948
NEW LISTING: 4811 Coronado Way S. -
Gulfport marina w/boat slips, dance at the
casino, art district & fine dining right at your
finger tips! Wonderful 2 bedroom 2 bath
masonry home, private office, sunroom plus
detached garage! $239,000
5405 20th Ave. So., Anxious owner says
"sell"! Great home with a great yard, all
masonry 2 bedroom, garage, central H/A,
open plan! $168,000.
NEW LISTING: 1719 York St. S. Quiet
location, "cute as a bug." Gulfport cottage w/
sun porch & 2 or 3 bedroom! $135,900
2015 Gray St. S. (btw 59th & 60th)
Way above the average quality and charm
Gleaming hardwood floors, abundant closets,
spacious "open" plan plus newer appliances,
Trane central unit, washer & dryer, tankless
water htr. & more! Asking $249,000
3031 Dupont St. So., This home is steps to
waterfront! Motivated seller, fabulous location
- Bring me an offer!
5822 19th Ave. So., Very spacious, terrazo
floors, big inground pool, oversized lot! See it
today! $219,000
1835 York St. S., (btw. 51 & 52 S) Three or 4
bedrooms. Major updates 4 years ago: roof,
central unit, windows, etc. Lovely quiet
cul-de-sac street! $142,500
5130 16th Ave. So.,mai i
5709 & 11 21st Ave. S., Duplex with
convenient location. 2 one bedroom units,
front porches, plenty of parking! $149,000
6145 Fairfield Av. S., (btw. 6 & 7 A/S). You'll
love this 3 bedroom 2 bath pool home
w/major updates! Ceramic tile, newer kitchen,
doors, -roof-A/C replaced, "Barn" storage
unit, garage $259,900 Must see inside
5401 16th Ave. S., Three bedrooms, 2 bath
split plan on corner lot only. $169,900!
1810 52nd St. S, back-up offers on
this 6 unit apa. *5 dg. $399,000!


EQUITYFRI AW
"Maximize Your Equity" W
"RENT TODAY"
12 Month Lease
...PASADENA COVE/$1000/mo
2 Bedroom/2 Bath
Indoor Laundry
Covered Parking
S2nd Floor Overlooking Pond
SElevators
12 Month Lease
...GOLFVIEW Condominiums $985/mo
2 Bedroom/1 Bath
Kitchen w/Stainless Steel
and Granite Upgrades
3rd Floor
Elevators
All leases advertised require First/Last/Security and Application.
We provide property management services to the Beaches, Pasadena and
Central St Pete area. If you own a property and would like to have it
professionally managed, call Peter Chicouris or Anne Atkinson
Call EQUITY REALTY Today We can HELP!!!
Call NOW 727-343-8100
Equity Realty
65001 Ave. N. St. Petersburg 33710
www.equityrealtyinc.com
Please disregard this offer is you are currently involved in a brokerage relationship.









Sheryl Manor
Open Sun. 1-4
6170 31st Ave. N.
Great areal 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car garage. Lg. master w/bath and Ig.
walk-in closet. Ceramic and new wood laminate floors. Tile roof.
New landscaping. Clo to Mall restaurants 10 minutes to 1275.
$264,900
New on the Market
Kiwanis Park Neighborhood
Peaceful view of park across the street. 3 bed/2 bath, updated
kitchen and flooring. Large tile, new carpet. Pool, fenced, ally access.
2 sheds, 1 workshow/a/c cable, roadrunner.
$189,900
Tierra Verde
GREAT VALUE! New kitchen, Ceramic, carpet, wood laminate floors.
2 bed/2 bath .Balcony w/wet bar, new floor, storage & staircase to
p 5 minutes to -275.
$274,900
Pinellas Park Villa
1 bed, 1-1/2 bath. Kitchen open to fmly. Rm., w/2nd entrance. Some
new flooring. 1 car garage 55+ community, Private, quiet street
$70,000
South St. Pete
2 Sanish style properties. 3/2 and 3/1, wood floors.'
I has Fireplace & updated kitchen &
bath tile.
$119,900
Doreen Duvall Flood P.A.
727-481-8200
Keller Williams Realty


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Distribution from
54th Avenue North to
54th Avenue South
& the Beaches

Gulfport
So. Pasadena
Azalea
Tyrone
Grand Central District
Kenwood Neighborhood
Northwest St. Petersburg
St.'Pete Beach
Tierra Verde
Treasure Island
Madeira Beach
Southeast St. Petersburg
Maximo
Pink Streets
Pinellas Point
Serving the Community


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Since 1968


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Since 1968
(727) 321-6965
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Weichert,
Realtors

CREDENTIAL


Artist's Retreat 2960 58th Ave. S. Almost
an acre in St. Petersburg. The property
boasts an 1800 s.f. main house with 2 car
garage and studio. Also on property is a 2br
1 bath original 1910 Florida cracker house.
Feel like you are in the country when you are
really 10 minutes to downtown St. Pete, less
than 5 minutes to 1-275 and 10 minutes to
the beach. $399,900

Affordable home in Dunedin 1888 Doug-
las Ave. This property is located 4 blocks
from St. Joseph Sound, across the street
from Hammock Park and next to the Pinellas
Trail. This 3 br, 1 ba house is 1,050 s.f. with
a pool sized lot. $169,900

Why rent when you can buy 4930 11th
Ave. S, Gulfport. This cute 704 s.f. ,2 br, 1ba


Lane Martin, CRP
727-772-3630
lanesellsre@aol.com


home has been completely rehabbed since
2001. Large Backyard with privacy fence
and shed.

Coming Soon 1925 Restored Key West
Bungalow. 1306 s.f.
Beautiful hardwood floors, clawfoot tub and
separate shower in Bathroom, fireplace,
spacious living room and dining room, new
Metal Roof, tons of attic storage, great built
ins, professional faux painting in LR, DR and
kitchen. Please call Lane for more informa-
tion.

Coming Soon Duplex handyman spe-
cial. lower unit is approximately 450 s.f.,
upper unit is approximately 600 s.f., bank
owned. After some sweat equity, rent in one
and rent the other one out.


Call'Lane Martin for all of
your Real Estate needs.
15 years of experience
Associate Broker
Certified Relocation Specialist
727-772-3630
.anesellsre@aol.com


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EMPLOYMENT CLASS I F I E D
(727) 3216965 fax (727) 327.7830 -. Deadline: Tuesday 5ps (727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830


HOUSEKEEPER/COMPANION- Good Pay.
PartTimb on Call. References and Car a Must!
RENT-A-HAND. Lic# 5842. 347-3424.
BAIT & TACKLE SHOP Retail Sales Person.
P/T, Ideal for Retiree. Call Debbie at O'Neill's
Marina, 867-2585.
COMPANION FOR COUPLE-M-F, p.m. Shift,
Light Duty, Background Check, Some Experi-
ence, 420-1433 or 420-0773.
VPK PRE-K TEACHER-Full Time Position.
Self Motivated, Imaginative, Energetic, Orga-
nized, Reliable, Team Player. Must Have CDA
and Experience. Excellent Pay, Vacations and
Benefits, Phone 727-347-1774.
lyates@mostholyname.org
POOL/GENERAL MAINTENANCE- Worker
for Private Club. FIT with Benefits. Call 727-
381-7922 x 22 or Apply in Person, 6300 Pasa-
dena Pt. Blvd. S., Gulfport.


Home Health Aides
/Caregivers


Bon Secours HOME CARE SERVICES
11001 Roosevelt Blvd, Ste 1000
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Tel: 727-577-7990
Fax:727-576-6138
BON ',f I.'- .
ST. PETERSBURG
EOE M/F/D/V W S ,wM .Smmi
bonsecoursstpete.org

TODDLER TEACHER AND-Teacher's Assis-
tants Needed for Established PreSchool. CDA
and Experience preferred, but will train. FT/PT
Positions Available, Drug and Background
Screening Required. Please Call 727-345-
3167.
WORK AT THE BEACH- 8 am-4 pm.
Now Hiring Full/Part-Time Summer Help on
St. Pete Beach. Concession Counter Help.
No Experience Necessary. Also Experienced
Kitchen Help. Breakfast/Lunch.
Call 727-252-8656 before noon.
HAIR STYLISTS-Fantastic Sams in St. Pe-
tersburg & Pinellas Park. Generous Commis-
sion w/Guaranteed Salary & Bonus. Call Tom,
727-327-3500.
HHA OR CNA NEEDED- For 31 Bed Assisted
Living Facility. F/T, 40Hrs/Week. Must Have
All Current Certificate and Experience. Ap-
plications Accepted at the Green Bench, 601
49th St. No. No Phone Calls Please.
CSR FULL TIME Days, Experience a Must,
Great Pay for Right Person, Ask for Crystal,
327-9149.
AUTO MECHANIC-ASE Certified, M-F,
Safety Tire. 727-321-1131.


A4RP 50+


Looking for Work?

547-0534


$150 & UP! WE BUY CARS- Running or Not.
Cash Paid. Free Pickup. 328-8004
$160.00 AND UP CASH Paid for Junk Au-
tos, Free Removal. 7 Days a Week, 727-458-
3721

$170 & UP
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. Title or Not.
727-458-7710.
1987 MERCURY MARQUIS-Rebuilt Trans,
New Tires, New A/C, Good Condition! Must
Sell $600. 727-321-0815.
1991 FORD RANGER XLT- Auto, O.D., Cold
Air, Cap, 3 Litre, 28mpg. $1200 obo. 502-
7139
1991 OLDS CUTLASS- Driven Daily. $800,
Call After 5p.m. 327-2536.
1994 CHRYSLER LHS-AII Leather, Depend-
able, Runs Good! 96K $1500 obo 727-488-
9872.
1996 SATURN 5 spd, Cold air, Runs & Looks
Great, $1295, Possible Financing. 459-6589.
1998 CHRYSLER CIRRUS- All Power. Runs
Good. 4-Door. $800 o.b.o. 727-768-2245.


SEVERAL COMPUTERS-Running, Loaded.
All Set Up Included. Tutoring Available at $25/
Hour. Must Clear Shop. Very Affordable. 727-
368-8023.


CHERRY WOOD BEDROOM SET-Queen
size 2 Poster Bed $150. Queen Mattress and
Box spring $150. 6 Drawer Chest of Drawers
$150. 10 Drawer Dresser with Mirror $225. 2
Drawer Night Stand $50. 727-345-6706.
PUT YOUR AD HERE- Starting at $8 per is-
sue. Call 321-6965.
QS BED $100 FS $80. Table w/4 Chairs,
460. Rattan Sofa Bed, $125. QS Bedroom
Set, $150. 727-459-6589.
MAPLE BEDROOM SET- 4pc, Maple Desk,
China Cabinet. 727-812-3465.
6 PIECE REDWOOD-Patio Set $100. 727-
345-6706.
CHERRY WOOD DINING SET-Table and 4
Chairs $200. Cherry Armoire $200. 727-345-
6706.


OFFICE COPIER-Minolta Di350. New $11,000
/ Used $2500 Now $500 obo 727-580-1573.
ELECTRIC BICYCLE- No License Needed.
20+ MPH, 36 Volt. $225. 727-542-8580.
WOODLAWN MAUSOLEUM- Single Crypt,
Unit I, Level C, $2500. 727-894-5153.
OTHER WORLDS
METAPHYSICAL SHOP
10 Years in Area. Jewelry, Books, Incense,
Drums, Harps, Flutes, Bagpipes Sitars &
More. Tuesday-Saturday, 10-6,722 Pda'dena
Ave. So., 345-2800. .
www.theotherworlds.com'
THE BOOKLADY SAYS-Dictionaries!:Cross-
word, Scrabble, Spanish, Medical, etc. Small
Adventures Bookshop, 3107 Beach Blvd. 727-
347-8732. Closed Sunday & Monday.
CONFERENCE TABLE-48"x96" with 8 Stack-
able Chairs. $400 obo 727-543-1949.


GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.



UNDER/UNINSURED?
UNDER/UNEMPLOYED?
Comprehensive Discount Healthcare Plans
with Hospital Advocacy. Great Employee Ben-
efit. PT/FT Residual Family Business. $100
Gift. Questions: 800-647-8421, www.
DeliveringOnThePromise.com/11002460
727-867-1975


1988 BONITO 17'- Center Console, 112 Spe-
cial Johnson, Great Running Condition. $3500
o.b.o. 727-219-6496.
CAPTAIN 100 TON MASTER- Offers Deliv-
eries, Instructions, and Towing. Reasonable
Rates. Call Capt. Steve, 941-920-3004.
18.5' MAGNUM BOWRIDER- 4Cyl Merc
Cruiser, Needs Some Work. $5700 or take
over payments. 727-865-9184.


1989 Carver Montego
25'Cruiser 28 S Overhaul 9 6 Beam
5 7 Melcruser 'Alpha 1 Outdrive
Repowered I 06
C H A. new 7.06
6 Gal Hot Water Heater 1.07
Jensen Stereo w..CD & Remote
Recently Re-Upholsiered
Camper Canvas Depth Sounder
Aft Cabin Transom Shower
Full Head w'Shower
Galley Windless Anchor
UHF Rado 36 Gal Water Cap.
Bottom Painted 1.0;
Owners Manual & Maint Records
$18,500 w/Tandem Trailer
727-321-6907
L-jcated Pier 2 Slp 3 i Gulfporl Marll na

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W Deadline: Tuesday 5pm I Monday 3pm if proof is required (727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830


KAYAK CANOE CARTS-10"x4" Knobby Tires,
Full Axle, New. $80.00 727-656-3731


LESTER SPINET PIANO- Betsy Ross Style.
$200. Needs tuned. 727-360-4312



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BUYING
U.S. COINS
JEWELRY
Stanley Hagler, Miriam Haskell, Certified
Coins, Broken Jewelry, Roseville, Collectibles,,
Sterling. Florida Paintings. John Sutorius 385-
9721.
WANTED PLASTIC LAWN FLAMINGO- For
our "Flamingo Walk". Call The Book Lady 347-
8732


4111 29TH AVE. N.-Saturday & Sunday 8-
2pm. Knick-knacks, Furniture, House Plants,
Collectibles!
SAT & SUN- 8am-2pm. 1.210 77th St. N. Many
Many Household Items, Hallmark Ornaments
$1 each or 6 for $5.
MOVING SALE-2314 59th St. S. Sat. & Sun.
9-3pm. Beautiful Oak Entertainment Center,
36" TV, Living Room, Queen Bed, Much More!
All has to Go by Sun. 727-564-0401.
BLOCK SALE 6100 BLOCK 4TH AVE.
SO.-Friday/Saturday 5/25-26, 8-4p.m. Over
1000 VHS & DVD Movies, Antiques, Pottery,
Glassware, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Knives,
Tools, Old Toys. Lots of Collectibles & Misc.
Some Childrens Clothes & Shoes.
HUGH MULTI FAMILY SALE-5829 19TH
AVE. S. Sat. 8-12.
YARD/PLANT SALE-Thur. & Fri. 8-2pm. Ba-
nana Trees, Coffee Bean Trees, Plants, Shells,
Nautical Gifts, Crafts, Household Misc., VCR
Tapes and Morel
MULTIPLE SALE-6727 Livingston Ave.
N.(Backyard) Thur.-Wed. 9-? Antiques and
Morel
EVERYTHING MUST GO- Sat 5/26, 7 a.m.
2201 21st Ave. So. Antiques, Collectables,
Plants, Furniture & So Much More!
HUGE MOVING SALEI-Furniture, Clothes,
Movies, 20+ pairs of 4" high heels (size 8.5-
9.5 like New) Camping Equipment, Bike,
Sheets, Dishes, Books, everything Must Go!
Sat. & Sun. 8-2pm. 1200 61st St. S.
BEYOND JUNK
Estate Buy-outs and Clean-outsl Hauling and
Junk Removal. Furniture Deliveries. Garage
Sale Over? I'll Buy it All! Call David, $$ Cash
for Good Junk $$ 727-251-4540.

Gabber May 24 May 30, 2007


HUGE ESTATE SALE- 2110 Quincy St. So.
(Between 43rd & 44th St. So.) Fn. & Sat.
5/25&26. Tools, Statues, Clothing, Dressers,
Dishes, All Must Go! No Reasonable Offer Re-
fused. 9-4p.m.
806 61ST. SO.- Fri. & Sat. 8-? Tools, Toys,
Small Appliances, Odds & Ends.


PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN O
most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruit-
ful vine, splendor of heaven. Blessed Mother
of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist
me in my necessity. O star of the sea, help
me and show me here you are my mother. O
Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven
and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the
bottom of my heart to succor me in necessity
(make request). There are none that can with-
stand your power. 0 Mary, conceived without
sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. (3
times.) Holy Mary, I place this cause in your
hands. (3 times.) Say this prayer for 3 consec-
utive days and then you must publish it and it
will be granted to you.
CA.K.


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7Innloersary


John, aka Grandpa
Love Gina, aka Grandma


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