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Title: Gabber
Alternate Title: Gulfport gabber
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann,
George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport, Fla
Publication Date: September 11, 2008
Copyright Date: 2008
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Gulfport (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Pinellas County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
Coordinates: 27.750556 x -82.708611 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 15 (Feb. 14, 1969).
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Volume ID: VID00054
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this week...

49th Street
Businesses Meet
see page 2

Hazardous Waste
Collection
see page 3

Gabber Named
Business of the
Month by Chamber
see page 4

Gulfport Celebrates
98 Years
see page 7

Letters to the Editor
see page 12

Antique Road Show
Appraisal Fair
see page 15

Arts Grants
Available
see page 28

Dancers Wanted
see page 29

Eye on Crime
see page 34

Gulfport Beach
Water Quality
see page 35


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Council Appoints Jim Zero Miles Per Gallon
O'Reilly as Acting
City Manager
By Cathy Salustn ri


Gulfport Leisure
Services Director Jim
O'Reilly assumed the
position of acting city
manager last week
When Tom Brobeil
| I went on indefinite
Acting Manager medicalleave. O'Reilly
Jim O'Reilly started work at the
city of Gulfport in
2003 as the Leisure Services director.
Under his watch Gulfport's Leisure
Services Department has built a dog
park, renovated the marina, and
started the application process for a
mooring field.
See O'Reilly, page XX

First Budget
Reading Leads to
Another Workshop
By Greg Stemm
When Gulfport city council gathered
last Thursday evening (September 4)
they had three tasks before them.
First, to pass a millage rate on
First Reading and second, to pass
on First Reading a budget which
would correspond to that millage
rate. Finally, they were charged with
listening to public input to help shape
their decisions on the first two.
They accomplished all three, but not
without considerable, and sometimes
heated, discussion and a re-vote to
reverse their original decision on the
millage rate.
Public input, while light in numbers,
was spirited in its scope.
"I would hope that this council
.would consider only those issues
which are necessary to the health,
safety and well being of the citizens
of Gulfport in this budget," said John
Freiberger. See Budget, page 42
See Budget, page 42


You may have seen this one running around town. Hans
Rosenbahl's, owner of Rosenmart on Central Ave., uses his
electric car nearly every day.
It's a funky, aerodynamic, streamlined three-wheeled
electric car that would look at home in 2050. Originally
developed as the MiniEl by the Danish company El
Trans As, it was first brought onto the market in 1987.
The lightweight CityEI is currently made in Germany
by CityCom AG.
This three-wheeler looks like something out of George
Jetson's garage and is a real look at our possible future
of emission free transportation. This vehicle is 100%
electric powered.
The CityEI seats one centrally located with room for
an optional child seat behind the driver. Even getting
in the vehicle is unique. The entire top portion of the
body hinges upwards on gas struts allowing access to
the cockpit.
The driver operates car-like controls and can reach
speeds of 25-40 mph with a range of 20-100 miles
depending on the type of batteries used. *

Grant Accepted For
49th St. Drainage
Gulfport city council accepted a $496,770 grant from
the Southwest Florida Water Management District
(SWFWMD) to provide additional financial assistance
for the 49th Street Stormwater System Project at last
week's council meeting. The city has already accepted
other grants from the Environmental Protection Agency
and from Pinellas County. The total estimated cost for
the project is $2,043,540. It is scheduled for completion
in December 2010.
In October 2008, the city's public works director and
staff, will present a contract to city council for the design
and permitting of the drainage project.






Happy for the Blues!
Attention all local artists and food
and craft vendors! To kick it up a
notch into fall, the City of Gulfport
is looking for artists, food and craft
vendors to rock their wares for the
1st annual 49th St. S. Blues Festival.
In addition to arts and craft vendors,
public flea market space will be
available at a minimum charge on
the Tangerine Greenway.
The Blues Festival will be held
on Saturday, September 27 from


8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Leisure Services
Department will be accepting
applications until September 19. All
applications must be turned in by
4:30 p.m. on September 19.
To obtain a vendor package
application,, log onto www.ci.gulfport.
fl.us and go to the .City Events
page under Events.- For additional
information, please contact Gail Biron,.
in the Leisure Services Department,
at 893'-1118, or by email, at gbiron@
ci.gulfport.fl.us.


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49th Street Business
Association
..On September 3, the City of
Gulfport, City of St. Petersburg and
the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
held a 49th Street Business
Association Visioning Meeting.
Over 20 local business owners heard
presentations by Fred Metcalf,
Director of Community Development
for the City of Gulfport and Paul
Stelrecht,. Economic Development
Coordinator for the City of St.
Petersburg on past plans for the
area. The participants were then
asked to brainstorm on what things
should be done to help improve the
49th street district. The ideas that
were marked as a priority were
changing the perception of the area
which. included branding it with
a catch phrase and appearance.
Developing a business owners group
and networking meetings were also
noted as highly important.
"This meeting was to determine
where our focus should be going
forward. Both cities and the
Chamber are here to follow the lead
of the businesses and hopefully a
49th Street Business Coalition to
bring more vitality to the district,"
stated Lori Rosso, Chamber
President. A product that is already
in process is a business service
directory which is being undertaken
by the Gabber. A follow up meeting
is set for 5:30 p.m., October 8 at the
49th Street Neighborhood Center.
Any interested participants are
welcome.


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Household / Business Electronics & Chemical


Gulfport

Recreation Center

Saturday, Sept 20, 2008
9 a.m. 2 p.m.

5730 Shore Blvd.


What to bring:
Chemicals: automotive fluids, cleaners, fertilizers,
fluorescent bulbs and other mercury containing
devices, fungicides, herbicides, household
batteries, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, paint
thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, solvents, wood
preservatives.

Electronics: TVs, VCRs, cell phones, computers,
copiers, digital cameras, fax machines, microwave
ovens, monitors, printers, printer cartridges, stereo
equipment, telephones, etc.



What NOT to bring:
appliances, biological & infectious waste, empty
paint cans, explosives, fire extinguishers, garbage,
propane tanks, radioactive waste, smoke detectors,
vehicle batteries.


How to Package & Transport Chemicals
(1) Do NOT mix chemicals together.
(2) Keep products in original labeled containers if possible.
(3) Place containers into cardboard b6xes;i use crumpled
newspaper in boxes to prevent breakage.
(4) Place leaky containers in CLEAR plastic bags and
transport in boxes with newspaper.
(5) Put boxes in the trunk or inr back of vehicle away from
passengers.


For everybody's safety, no walk-ups, please.
The dates and locations may be subject to
change. For more information
on mobile collections or.the
permanent Household Electronics Pinelldl
and Chemical Collection Center (ount
location, contact Pinellas County uuTIE"
Utilities at (727) 464-7500,
or visit www.pinellascounty.org/utilities.


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Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 321-6965
(fax) 327-7830
Advertising@theGabber.com
www.theGabber.com,
Open
9-5 Mon Wed, 9-2 Fri
Closed Thursday,
Publishers / Editors
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Production
Anne Rush, Gina Forgetta,
Jeffrey White, Nenad Stjepanovic,
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Gina Forgetta, Mary Baumgartner.
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Cathy Salustri, Shelly Wilson,
Gina Forgetta, Anne Rush,
Greg Stemm, Leigh Clifton
Distribution
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Serving
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Azalea, Grand Central District,
Northwest St. Petersburg, Tyrone,
Kenwood, Central Oak Park,
Southwest St. Petersburg, Maxjrno,
Tierra Verde, St. Pete Beach,
Pass-A-Grille, Treasure Island,
Madeira Beach, Pinellas Point
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Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
Circulation 14,000
Deadlines
Editorial Copy Monday Noon
Display Advertising Tuesday 5 pm
if proof is required Monday Noon
Classified Advertising Tuesday 5pmr



The views and opinions expressed in this publication are not
necessarily those of the Publishers, advertisers or employees
of the Gabber.
The Gabber is not liable for any errors in advertising beyond
the cost of the first printing of any advertisement. -
Contents of this publication may not be reproduced or copied
without premission of the Publishers.


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ABrighter Day's 10thAnnual Casino
Night will be held on Saturday,
September 13 from 7-11 p.m. at
The Maria Center of Holy Name
Catholic Church, 5800 15 Avenue S.
in Gulfport. Event features games,
dinner by Carrabbas, music; dancing,
raffles and silent auction. Cost is
$50 per person, plus group rates and
corporate sponsorship opportunities.
Proceeds to support A Brighter
Day, a 501c3 charity founded in 1996
to provide homeless children and
their parents with whatever it takes
to help them become self-sufficient,
proud and productive citizens of our
community.
A Brighter Day of Pinellas County,
Inc. is a 100% volunteer organization,
and all donations, funds and grants
go towards helping the homeless.
For reservations, call A Brighter
Day at 638-7707. For volunteer
opportunities or to provide a tax-
deductible donation, go to
www.a-brighterday.org.
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The Gabber Named
Business of the Month
"The Gabber weekly newspaper is
a Thursday tradition in Gulfport"
states Lori Rosso, Gulfport Chamber
President. Since 1968 The Gabber has
kept the Gulfport community in touch
with everything happening within
the city. This free newspaper has
now become available on the internet
at www.thegabber.com providing
snowbirds and otheR interested
parties with their fix of local news.
The Gabber's commitment *to the
community is evidenced by Ken and
Deb Reichart's personal involvement
in many Gulfport causes. Ken has
been a long standing member of the
Board of the Gulfport Chamber of
Commerce. If there is an event going
on in Gulfport, the Gabber is always
generously involved in helping to
get the word out. "The community
of Gulfport owes the Gabber a debt
of gratitude for its reporting and its
support," says Rosso.
For more information or to advertise
in the Gabber call 321-6965 or
advertising@theGabber.com.
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Container Ordinance
To Get Another Review
Gulfport city council decided
not to pass on second reading an
ordinance which establishes fees for
the automated sanitation route pick
up, but to re-evaluate proposed costs
for extra containers and continue
the discussion at the next regularly
scheduled city council meeting on
September 16.
At issue were concerns expressed
by a number of citizens that it was


not fair to offer only two options with
no additional expense required. As
currently proposed residents would
be offered one 90 gallon container or
one 40 gallon container at no extra
cost. Residents could get additional,
containers, but at a cost of $8.18 a
month for each container with a six
month minimum.
"We currently allow residents to
use up to three of their own 32 gallon
containers," said council member Bob.
Worthington. "It doesn't seem fair to
charge someone who might want two


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90 gallon container."
It was suggested by Michael
Yakes, mayor, that staff do a needs
assessment to, help determine an
estimated number of people along the
new automated routes would might
want two 40 gallon containers rather
than one or a 90 gallon container. The
discussion will resume at the next
council meeting.

Construction Noise
Can Begin Earlier
On first reading, Gulfport city
council passed an ordinance
amending the Construction Work
Hours Ordinance passed on February
5, 2008. The amended ordinance
allows construction to begin at 7 a.m.
Monday through Saturday rather 8
a.m. as earlier passed. Construction
may begin no earlier than 9 a.m. on
Sunday. Ending times remain the
same at 9 p.m. for Weekdays and
Saturday and.6 p.m. for Sunday.
The amendment came after a letter
of complaint was received from the
Pinellas County, School Board Real
Estate Division. They argued that the
8 a.m. start time was inconsistent with
established building practices which
require an earlier time. The existing
ordinance did not allow for continuous
pouring of concrete foundations. The
school board also noted that they
received several citations from the
Gulfport police department because
their construction, schedule required
earlier starting time to make.
deadlines on projects that needed to
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AIDS Walk
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The fifth annual AIDS Walk
St. Petersburg will be held on
Saturday, September 13. This 5k
walk begins and ends at North
Shore Park in beautiful downtown
St. Pete. Registration commences at
8 a.m. with the Walk starting at 10
a.m. AIDS Walk St. Petersburg will
benefit the clients of AIDS Service
Association of Pinellas (ASAP).
This year we also ask that people
wear their red sneakers to the Walk
as a way to remember those who we
have loved, lost and are living with
HIV/AIDS. 100% of money raised
will remain in Pinellas County
serving clients infected and affected
by HIV/AIDS. Last year, over 2000
participants raised $117,000 for the
clients of ASAP. Our goal this year
is to pass the $125,000 mark.
We are excited to announce that
Stacie Schaible will be Grand
Marshal this year. Ms. Schaible
is the' news anchor for our very
own News Channel 8 WFLA. Our
Master of Ceremonies will be Ann
Sherman-White, Coordinator of
ASAP's Department of Prevention
and Testing. Live performances
by the Double M Band and singer/
actress Sharon Scott will provide
the entertainment for the Walk.
Individuals and teams
can register online at www.
AIDSWalkStPetersburg.
org. Donations are collected by
participants through a secure online
payment system or by using sponsor
forms which can be downloaded from
the web site.
Foi more' information, contact
Anthony Barros at 328-3268.


City of Gulfport
Birthday Bash
It's hard to believe that Gulfport
will be celebrating it 98th Birthday
on Saturday, October 11. And what
better way than a good old fashioned
Gulfport Birthday Bash at the
Historical Museum?
The time of the event is from
4-9 p.m. with plenty of free children's
activities and free birthday cake,'
Flea marketers, guided trolley tours
of Old Gulfport and the ever popular
Mullet Toss. Grilled hot dogs and a
yummy fish fry dinner are available
for purchase. Music will be provided
by the Island Boys and The Bobby
Tess Trio in the newly renovated,
Scout Hall right next door.
So call your old friends and meet
.some new ones at the 98th Annual
City of. Gulfport Birthday Bash at


the Historical Museum at 5301 28
Avenue S. on Saturday, October 11
from 4-9 p.m.

Floodplain Management
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Gulfport has submitted their
annual report for the Community
Rating System (CRS) for the 2008
Floodplain Management Plan. The
aAnual report is a required activity
to maintain the city's participation
in the CRS program, which helps
homeowners reduce their flood
insurance costs. The city has received
a Class 7 rating which means that it
receives a 15 percent discount on flood
insurance policies within FEMA's
100 year floodplain. Policy holders
outside the 100 year floodplain
receive a 5 percent discount.


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Mobile Collection of
Hazardous Waste
Got unwanted electronics or
chemical waste? Collect the
hazardous waste items from your
home, office or garage and properly
dispose of them at the upcoming
mobile collection event on Saturday,
September 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at the Gulfport Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Boulevard.
Drive up and drop off our hazardous
electronics and chemicals! Pinellas
County Utilities offers this service


free to county residents. Businesses
should arrange for drop off and
payment by calling EQ Florida Inc.
at 813-319-3400 (chemicals), or
Creative Recycling Systems, Inc. at
813-621-2319 (electronics).
Hazardous waste items should
never ben put in the trash can. They
have the potential to contaminate our
ground, air and surface water, so they
should never end up in the landfill.
Hazardous waste items include
everyday things like fluorescent,
light bulbs, cleaners, computers,


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rechargeable household batteries.
They also include items such as
pesticides, paints, paint thinners,
fertilizers, automotive fluids and
much more.
For disposal questions and more
information on mobile collections,
please contact Pinellas County Solid
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artHEALS Charity
Auction
The 3rd annual artHEALS Charity
Auction will be held on Saturday,
September 13 at 6 p.m. at the Rutland
Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S. in St.
Petersburg. This year's event will be
hosted by Marcia Crawley, 'former
Pinellas County Communications
Director and Tampa Bay news
reporter. artHEALS features
powerful artwork created by local
professional artists in. collaboration
with survivors of sexual violence.

Gulfport CERT Meeting,
Gulfport's Community Emergency
Response Team (CERT) will hold
their monthly meeting on September
20 at City Hall Chambers, 2401 53
Street S. at 9 a.m. All residents are
invited.
There is a new class for CERT
training starting September
15 at 7 ,p.m. at City Hall. For
more information, call Connie at
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Train to Be a
Volunteer Driver
Cancer patients from your
community need your help to .get
to chemotherapy and radiation
treatments. The American Cancer
Society's Road to Recovery program is
in need of volunteers who are willing
to drive cancer patients to and from
their life-saving cancer treatments.
Schedules are very flexible. They will
offer a training on Friday, September
12 from 1-3 p.m. 4t the American
Cancer Office, 480186 Avenue N. Call
812-7006 by Thursday, September 11
to reserve ydur spot.
Training, maps and directions are
provided. Requirements include have
a safe driving record, a valid driver's
license and a vehicle that is in good
working condition.

Fall Opening Tea at
Woman's Club
To celebrate the resumption of club
activities after a summer hiatus, the
GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's Club
at 40 Snell Isle Boulevard N.E. will
hold their Annual Fall Opening Tea
on Friday, September 12 at 1 p.m.
Guests are welcome. A program on
the Traditions of Tea Etiquette will
be presented by Prescilla Murtha.
Reservations can be made by calling
Beth Timberlake at 895-2506. GFWC
St. Petersburg Woman's Club has
been serving the community since
1913. They are celebrating 95 years
of service this year.
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people? I wonder why my prayers go
unanswered? I wonder about God's
will for my life? I wonder about the
miracles in the Bible? I wonder about
the end of the world? I wonder about
life after death? Join us at Pasadena
Community Church (Pasadena
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in our upcoming series, "The- Seven
Wonders of the Faith," September 14
through October 26. Each Sunday
morning at 9 a.m. (Direct Connection
Modern) and 11 a.m. (Traditional)
in Sanctuary Worship, Pastor
Charley Reeb will examine these
issues that often become stumbling
blocks to the Christian Faith. For
further information contact Megan
at. megank@pccumc.org or-381-2499,
ext. 234.

Lighthouse Service at
Tradewinds Christian
Tradewinds Christian Church,
6740 Park Street S. in So. Pasadena,
will hold a Lighthouse Service on


Wednesday, September 17 from 7-8
p.m. Child care provided. Starbucks
coffee served following the service.
Call 344-1501 for more information.

St. Vincent's
Welcomes New Rector
St. Vincent's Episcopal Church,
5441 Ninth Avenue N. in St.
Petersburg is pleased to welcome the
Very Reverend John L. Hartnett as
Rector. Fr. Hartnett is a graduate of
the University of Iowa and earned
a MDIV from Nashotah House
Theological Seminary. He has been
in the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest
Florida for 18 years as Rector of St.
Giles Episcopal Church and as the
Dean of the St. Petersburg Deanery,
an office he will continue to maintain.
It is with joy and excitement that
St. Vincent's members receive Fr.
Hartnett, his wife:Wendy, and. sons
Michael and Jeff into this parish
family.
Services this Sunday, September 14
will be at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. After
each service a welcoming reception
will be held in the parish hall.
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Pilgrm Congregational United Church of Christ
You Are Always Welcome
You Are Always Welcome Congregation Beth Shalom
Sunday Worship Service 10:30 am :p 14
Nursery Available A Warm. and Friendly
Diversity our strength, Adult Sunday School 9:30 am Conservative Synagogue
God's love our bond" Fall Bible ClaSS 9e OPEiD ,IG
6315 Central Ave. Wednesday 11am 7pm (same topic) 1844 54th St. S. Giuflfport
727-347-1226 September, 10 November 26 Tel: 727-321-3380 Cell: 727-434-1143
All are Welcome! Sabbath Services 9:15 AM

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A Touch of God Ministries Church
Go1my eueu;cele,@ 1 kyof fe S.o d/
Meeting at Dolphin Beach Resort
4900 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach
9:00 am Sunday
727-824-7741
Wed. Bible Study 7:00 pm
Children's Sunday School
www.atouchofgodministries.org


Meditation: A Catalyst
for Living a Spiritual Life
By Margarita Hutchison, M.A.
September 10th, 7-9 p.m., Gulfport
The uplifting nature of meditation and reflection--how such
daily practices can stimulate us In our daily,lives, helping us to
evolve spiritually. This talk includes and introduction to the Bahadi
Faith and its inspiring prayers, along with a discussion followed
by dessert--all are welcome! 4914 29th Ave. South in Gulfport.
Also, St. Petersburg Bahil Cepter, 676 2nd Ave South, warmly
invites you to Weekly Devotions on Sunday mornings, starting at
10:15 a.m. for welcome coffee, followed by 10:30 a.m.
Devotional service.
In Gulfport, call 727/368-2819 for our various activities. All
are welcome, and no contributions are accepted. Visit us on the
web at www.stoetebahai.oro.













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Fall Bible Class
Fall Bible Class will meet on
Wednesday through November 26
at Pilgrim Congregational. Church
United ChurchofChrist, 6315Central
Avenue in St.. Petersburg. There
will be two class times: 11 a.m. and
7 p.m. for people who work. The topic
for both classes is Old Testament
Survey-Law and History. This old
fashioned Bible class is open to
members and non-members: family,
friends, neighbors and community.
Bring pen or pencil, paper and your
Bible. Everyone is invited!

Open House for
New Mormon Chapel
The community is invited to. tour
the newly expanded arid remodeled
chapel of the Gulfport congregation
of The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints. The Gulfport Open
House at 5425 Gulfport Boulevard S.,
Gulfport is on Saturday, September
20 from 5 to7 p.m., coinciding with
the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. The


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Open House will include the church's
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of the expanded building, including
the new family history facility,
and displays on the Church and its
teachings. Light refreshments will
be served and parking is free. The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints, often referred to as the
Mormon church, completes a new
building at the rate of one a day
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M Minds 'Sunday School 9:15a
Doors Traditional Serv. 10:30a
Fellowship for all 11:30a
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Dinner (Reserv.) 6:00p
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Unitarian Universalist
( r5n} United Fellowship
5721 Central Ave.
Tired of being told what to believe? We are
a lay led Fellowship guided by truth and
reason. We invite you to discover
Unitarian Universalism with us.
Discussion 10:15 AM
Program- 11:00 AM
www.uuunited.org


PASADENA COMMUNITY CHURCH
In the Sanctuary this Sunday:.
9:00 am Direct Connection Contemporary with Sign Language Interpretation
and 11:00 am Traditional
"How Big Is Your God?"
(Acts 17:22-31)
"In the Chapel this Sunday:
9:60 am Traditional and 10:00 am Singles & Friends in Faith
"Truly You Are the Son- of God"


10:00 am Classes for All Ages
227 70th Street S. (2nd Ave. S. at Pasadena Ave.) St. Petersburg FL 33707
Phone 727-381-2499 www.pasadenacommunitychurch.org






Letters


Mean City Syndrome?
Dear Editor: Opinions and views
are like noses everyone has one.
Well, I am no different! I am a mem-
ber of this unique community we
call Gulfport. One resident labeled
us a community with "Mean City
Syndrome". This piqued my inter-
est so I googled it. Now I'm pretty
good at googling and researching, but
couldn't find anything on "Mean City
Syndrome", not even on the Florida
League of Cities web site. So, if noth-
ing else, we are still unique in that
we have a disease that is not yet list-
ed and that this nurse has not heard
of before the meeting!
I see two separate issues that were
combined in the meeting of Septem'-
ber 2. The item on the agenda was
listed as, and should have only dealt
with, the request for an extended
medical leave by the City Manager.
There was good discussion' on both
sides. There were examples of jobs
being saved while people were out
sick and/or disabled and how grate-
ful these employees were. There was
discussion of how these particular
employees were not ..necessarily in
key positions or management posi-
tions, thereby making replacement
not as crucial. There was discussion
of the fact that the City Manager was
recently calling for the cutting of the
budget by placing positions at the
Police Department at the top of'the
cut list. Yet this same City Manager
was requesting a prolonged medical
leave that would cost the City money,
as well as set dangerous precedence
for the City.
The second issue, as I see it, came
about as a result of the first issue. In
listening to public comment, there is
some dissatisfaction with the citizens
of this community. It appeared that
the citizens felt they had a forum to


voice their concerns. There was dis-
cussion that the citizens have felt in-
timidated and unable to voice their
concerns until this point. This meet-
ing may not have been the proper
venue, however, citizens have voiced
their concerns and votes of no confi-
dence in the leadership bf the City
Manager.
My point is this Gulfport is still a
unique community. I disagree with
the statement of having "Mean City
Syndrome" (since it's not yet recog-
nized). I believe that we are a car-
ing community but that our citizens.
have some,concerns that they have
voiced in'a venue that may have had
.bad timing. However, they do have
concerns and I hope that all elected
officials are heeding this. The com-
munity is not "mean", they- are un-
happy and need to be heard and have
action.
But then again, like the nose on my
face, this is just my opinion!
Jeri Reed


Shame on You
Dear Editor: In a shameful dis-
play of political maneuvering at the
September 2nd city council meeting,
a group of people attempted to use
the city manger's severe health chal-
lenges as a means to permanently re-
move him from his position and leave
him without medical coverage. The
group clapped, jeered, and shouted
rude comments to the Council in a
frightful demonstration of merci-
less political fervor. The city man-
ager was pressured to explain his life
threatening illness and his doctor's
recommendation that he take ex-
tended medical leave.
It was chilling to witness the lynch
mob mentality of fellow citizens bent


Letters to the Editor
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All letters are printed and edited for length-and content at the discretion of
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upon public humiliation and harm
to the City Manager witnessed by
his wife, the television audience and
'the out-of-town "Swing Time" dance
group who attended to address use of
the Casino. The only bright spot was
the moral courage shown by the ma-
jority of Council who managed to do
the right thing.
I have disagreed with Mr. Brobeil
on numerous occasions, sometimes
quite passionately. Regardless, I
have always known him to be ethi-
cal and totally dedicated to the best
interests of the City of Gulfport as
determined by City Council. I respect
him for that, despite our differences.
Lively debate' over issues, position,
policy and political accountability is a
vital part of our democracy. Personal
attacks and attempts to destroy fel-
low citizens' lives are inappropriate,
counter-productive and should be be-
neath the citizens of Gulfport. At the
end of the day neighbors should be
able to agree to disagree and main-
tain respect and civility, if not friend-
ship.
I wish Mr. Brobeil and his family
the best.
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Writing Workshop
The Writing Workshop starts up
again on Friday, September 12 from
7-8:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Recreation
'Center on Beach Drive in Gulfport.
Come have fun and learn. Share your
writings with others and finish that
story or book. Call the recreation
center at 893-1079 or 381-1030.,

Flea Markets and
Yard Sales, Oh My!
This City Wide Gulfport Yard Sale
and Flea Market event is slated for
Saturday, November 8 from dawn to
dusk. This will give residents enough
time to gather all their items to sell
for the free permit day. Ifthis is your
first experience having a yard sale,
fear not as more information is on
the way to guide you through, a fun
day of selling your stuff.
If you can't wait that long to unload
your items, remember that the City
of Gulfport 49th St. S. Blues Festival
on Saturday, September 27th, has
flea market space for $10 for a 15x15
space. Participants must supply their


own table and coverage. Parking for
one vehicle. will be provided with
your space. The deadline is Friday,
September 19 at 4:30 p.m. See the
vendor form on the Events page
at www.gulfport.fl.us. For more
information, call 893-1118..

"The Power of Art"
Creativity Workshop
Sylvan Abbey United Methodist
Church will present "The Power of
Art" creativity workshop, moderated
by composer A. Paul Johnson.
Session One will be held on Saturday,
September 20 from 10-noon, and the


conclusion will be held on Saturday
September 27 from 10-noon. This
special workshop is part of their
artist-in-residence program with The
Apollo Project. The workshop, filled
with fun games, activities, and an
overview of the science behind getting
new ideas, is free to the public. The
workbook will be on sale for $10 for
those who wish to purchase one.
Sylvan Abbey church is. located
at 2817 Sunset Point Road in
Clearwater. Reservations are
recommended and can be made by
calling the church at 796-3057 or The
Apollo-Project at 823-7252.


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SAT Test Prep Class
Learn how your student can achieve
their highest score possible on this
very important college entrance, test!
Classes will be held on Saturday
mornings at the SPC-Seminole,
Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and
Downtown St. Petersburg campuses
starting October 4 from 9 a.m. to
12 noon. Students from neighboring
high schools, both public and private,
and home-schooled students are
encouraged to sign up for these four
locations. The cost, which includes
the textbook, is $215.
The class features a total curriculum


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6440 5th Avenue South 347-6085


that combines the math and verbal
portions, and includes new essay
writing tips and practice. Students
will take official retired practice tests,.
do remedial exercises and review
questions, and receive important test
taking strategies.
Classes target the December
6th SAT Test and are taught by
experienced SPC English and math
adjunct professors. For information
or to enroll with a Visa/MasterCard/
American Express, call SPC Lifelong
Learning department at 341-3184.
Class sizes are limited.
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Artists Sought for
Main Library Project
Florida artists are invited to apply
for a public art project to be installed
in the children's department of
the St. Petersburg Main Library,
3745 Ninth Ave. N. The deadline
to respond to a Request for
Qualifications is October. 3.
An extensive remodeling/renovation
project at the 1965-era building
includes the commission and/or
purchase of "fun and engaging"
public art for the interior space
of the children's department. The
city's Cultural Affairs Manager
Ann Wykell said "the city is
seeking 2-D or 3-D art that features
sophisticated,: strong design and
imagery. We envision something
that stimulates imagination,
curiosity and an interest in reading,
geared for children age pre-school to
fifth grade."
For a complete Call to Artists, floor
plan and photographs of the site,
visit www.stpete.org/callforartists.


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O'Reilly, from front page
O'Reilly told, The Gabber he did
not intend to apply for city manager
should the permanent position
become available.
"My passion is Leisure Services;
I love the involvement with the
community," he said. He added that
his current position allows him time
with his nine-year-old daughter and
he doesn't want to miss too much of
her "growing up years."
O'Reilly spends his mornings at city
hall and his afternoons in his office at
the casino.

Antique Road Show
Appraisal Fair
Bakelite, Tiffany, Stickley,
Whistler, McCoy... a family heirloom,
yard sale treasure or fabulous fake?
Where did it come from? And how
old is it? How much is it 'worth?
Find out by bringing your items in
to be appraised by an expert from
Granny's Auction House. Sponsored
by Gulf Beaches Historical Museum
as a fundraiser, this "Antiques Road


Show" style appraisal fair will be
held on Saturday, September 27,
at the St. Pete Beach Community
Center. Shop the antique vendor
market. and the museum gift shop,
grab a hot dog and beverage. Learn
about the museum. And even if you
don't have anything to appraise,
come and observe. It's a great
way to learn' how to spot that next
family heirloom and support the
little museum that holds so much
history.
Admission is $5 and includes one
small item for appraisal. You may
bring up to three items, but each
item will require a $5 ticket. Each
furniture piece is $20 (4 tickets).
Members of a Catholic Youth Group
will be available to help you bring in
your large treasures and hold your
place in line while you shop.
The event is held from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Community Center
at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete
Beach. Mark your calendar now,
and keep looking for those garage
-sale treasures! Contact Spencer at
743-8866 for more information.


Matthew T. McDermott
Golf Tournament
This tournament celebrates the life;
of Matt McDermott, a 1989 Eckerd
College graduate who tragically
passed away on September il,
2001, in the World Trade Center;
and his passion for the game of golf.
The tournament is a four-player
scramble and is open to golfers from
the general community. Tournament
price of $125 per golfer or $500 per
foursome includes a round of golf,
box lunch, dinner, awards and a
goody bag.
It will be held on Friday, October
10 at the St. Petersburg Country'
Club (2000 Country Club Way S. in
,St. Petersburg). Registration is at
12 p.m. with shotgun start 1 p.m..
This tournament raises funds
for the Matthew T. McDermott
Scholarship, providing financial
support for Eckerd College student-
golfers. To register visit www.
eckerd.edulgolftournament.
.


About the Answers to these Questions?


September 14th-I Wonder If God Exists?
September 21st-I Wonder Why Bad Things Happen to Good People?
September 28th-I Wonder Why My Prayers Go Unanswered?
October 5th-I Wonder About God's Will for My Life?
October 12th-I Wonder About the Miracles in the Bible?
October 19th-I Wonder About the End of the World?
October 26th-I Wonder About Life after Death?

Join us at Pasadena Community Church as we explore the answers to these questions in our
upcoming series, "The Seven Wonders of the Faith," September 14th through October 26th. Each
Sunday morning in Sanctuary Worship, Pastor Charley Reeb will examine these issues that often
become stumbling blocks to the Christian Faith.
9:00 am Direct Connection Modern Worship in the Sanctuary 10:00 am Classes for All Ages
11:00 am Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary


PASADENA COMMUNITY CHURCH
227- 70th Street S. (2nhd Ave. S. at Pasadena Ave.) St. Petersburg FL 33707
Phone 727-381-2499 Email Pasadena@pccumc.org www.pasadenacommunitychurch.org


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Events at American
Legion Post 125
4By George Brierley, Commander
Remember to fly your flag on 9/11
to honor America's heroes.
Friday, September 12, dinner will
be baked or battered haddock, fries,
cole slaw, roll and butter for $7.75.
The second entr6e will be vegetable
lasagna, cole slaw, roll and butter
for $6.
Saturday, September 13, the Color
Guard will be grilling steaks with
salad, baked potato, roll, butter and
dessert for $7.75. All dinners are
served from 5 to 7 p.m.
Sunday's breakfast has been
cancelled. It will continue on the
next blood drive which will be
Sunday, October 12.


The Southern Knights Band is here
every Friday and Saturday nights
from 7 to 11 p.m. Come in for dinner
and stick around for dancing and
listening to the music offered by the
best band in town.
Sonny will be playing and singing
on Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. Come
on down and enjoy some good
entertainment.
Lunches are served on Tuesdays,
Wednesday and Thursdays from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Fridays
and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. and Sundays. from 2 to 5 p.m.
Lunches are not 'served on Mondays
or 'Saturdays.
Tuesday and 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
Saturday.


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Bingo is played every Wednesday
starting at 6 p.m. Fourteen $50 games
are played, plus two progressive
cover-all games for $250. The kitchen
is open during bingo where you can
order hamburgers, hot dogs, fries,
onion rings, etc. Join us for an
evening of fun, games and good food.
The Auxiliary is collecting donations
for troops in Iraq. Items needed
include candy, personal hygiene
items, batteries, snacks, dry food
items, etc. A collection box is provided
at the post. For more information call
Shirley at 510-1919. Let's show them
our support!
, We are located at 6440 Fifth Avenue
S. in St. Petersburg. The phone
number is 347-6085.

Gulfport Garden and
Bird Club-to Meet
Fall is in the air which means,
that the Gulfport Garden and Bird
Club is getting ready for another
interesting season. If you would like
to participate in club activities this
year, just send a $5 check (payable
to Gulfport Garden and Bird Club) to
Jose Freeman at 2501 54 Street S.,
Gulfport, FL 33707.
The first meeting will be on October
9 at Clymer Park. Native plants and
organic will" be discussed.. Other
monthly activities will include visits
to Galatea Gardens, Savannah Plant
Nursery, Florida Botanical Gardens,
and of course, a holiday luncheon,.
tour of Gulfport gardens, flower show
and tea, and the end-of-the-year
luncheon.


727-742.8736
Classes held at
5944 34th St. N.
(Rio's Restaurant)
Next Class
9/13/2008 @ 8:30
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Charity Car Wash at
Smokin' Joe's
On Saturday, September 13 from
.9 a.m. to 12 noon, Gulfport Smokin'
Joe's will host a charity car wash to
benefit The Old Landmark COGIC
Youth Department. Car wash for $5
donation and with every car wash
you get a free order of .wingettes
from Gulfport Smokin' Joe's, 1431
49th Street S. in Gulfport.

Fine Cuisine at
Woman's Club
The first in a series of "Cooking with
the Chef' demonstrations will be held
at the GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club 40 Snell Isle Boulevard NE
on Thursday, September 25 from
6:30-8:30 p.m. Chef James Canter
will be demonstrating both the art
of preparation and presentation

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of a main course of salads. Several
salads with delicious toppings and
exotic dressings shall delight the
palate accompanied by a glass of
wine. First quality seasonal and
whenever possible; local foods are
used.. Chef James has 18 years of
professional experience in global
cuisine and is currently associated
with Olympia Catering of Tampa. He
is currently the Executive Chef at the
St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts.
The requested donation for this
demonstration and fine cuisine is $15.
Proceeds from this event to benefit


the Historic Building Restoration
Fund. For reservations please call
551-0809 or 804- 2982.

Register for
Little League
Gulfport Little League is now taking
registrations for Fall Ball, ages 4-17
for Tee-ball, baseball and softball.
They are also in the need of coaches,
umpires and volunteers.
Please contact Bruce at 327-7383 or
Mike at 215-8811.


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Trolley to Be
Teal Colored
While Gulfport city council did not
reach an agreement on what kind of
designs would appear on the new St.
Pete Beach Gulfport Looper Trolley,
they did agree that the background
color would be teal. Possible artwork
discussed 'included pink flamingos,
geckos and other native birds or
other animals.
The hew Trolley service is scheduled
to begin in October.

Yard Sale to
Benefit SPOT
SPOT...Stop Pet Overpopulation
Together is. having a yard sale to
raise money for their spay/neuter
program for cats and dogs. The yard
sale will be held all day Friday and
Saturday September 26 and 27 from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 7820 43 Street
in Pinellas Park. Get great deals on
books, music, plants, collectibles and
household goods. To donate items
call 545-3463 or visit www.SPOTusa.
org for more details.

Join Knit and
Crochet Group
Join the new "Stitch & B" group of
women who will meet in Gulfport. All
are welcome. Bring your unfinished
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Betsy Jackels, Gulfport: "I've been to about five games; the Rays used to have a stu-
dent night and tickets were $5.00 AND we had a discount on beer. Now the prices have
gone up and it makes it really hard on a student budget to go out there. They still have
a student discount, but getting. tickets is much harder now that the team is playing
S so well. I used to have a girlfriend who lived about four blocks from the Trop; and we
would all pile in a car and park at her place for free and just walk there. But we won't
pay for parking and I don't feel safe parking on the street in that area. Also, the team
Sy had been out of town a lot. I also heard that the reason the ticket prices have gone up
is that.the prices charged are based on the team's performance and that's how they pay
S for the stadium and improvements. Most of my friends agree, too, that driving from the
i' stadium after partying at a game is just not a good thing to do. I think that most people
are just saving their money staying home and watching the game in their living room."


Jon Crego, Flanagan, Illinois, Stetson law student: "First of all, the owners are not
really spending a lot of money on this team; they have one of the lowest payrolls in all of
baseball. But I actually have no. clue why people aren't going to the games. I've been to at .
least 15 games and I don't think it's cost-prohibitive. You can get a beach seat for $9.00 -
and then pretty much sit wherever you want. I go whenever I want and see a REALLY '
good baseball team. Back home that same ticket would cost me $27.00! I usually go with
friends and we can always find free parking on the street; its' there if you know where to'
look. They DID raise the price of beer; its' now $8.00 for a 24 oz beer. If you price it out,
its' about $4.00 for a bottle of beer. That's actually not TOO bad, considering its' less
expensive than most big cities. A baseball game is STILL a bargain, in my book. I just
wish people would come out and support their team. I mean, one of my friends is from
the Czech Republic and even HE goes to the games. If he can do it, why won't the locals?"


Dan Gross, Gulfport, I.T Sales Rep: "For me personally, I can't take customers to
games ariymore because my entertainment expense account was one of the first things
my company cut when the economy started going south. Entertaining our customers is
part of our job and even THEY have tightened their purse strings. A lot of them won't
even go out to the games, even with the complimentary tickets we used to get for them.
Some of them have actually complained about driving from Tampa to St. Pete for a
game because of the price of gas. We had customers in New Port Richie who don't even
S'-bother driving up here for a game anymore; the gas prices are just too high. We have
S about 20 customers scheduled to go to the Boston game; we picked that one because the
Rays are in the final run for the Pennant race. Our company has a luxury box but this
'.i: is the only time we'll use it all year. It's not the Rays' performance; it's the economic
S' impact that's keeping people away. The average fan just can't afford the high price
S of gas, tickets, food and beer. It's cheaper to stay home and watch the game on TV."

Jason and Kelly Nelson, Tierre Verde: "We both LOVE baseball and we've been to
5 games this year; and not just because they're winning either. We go to the games be-
cause we wanted to do something different for a night out, instead of the usual restau-
rant or bar scene. But it HAS become too expensive, especially for the premium games c
we like to see like the Yankees, White Sox and Boston. There are still the cheaper seats, -
but we like to get the better tickets for the better view of the game. We buy out tickets
online and of course that means going through Ticketmaster, which adds another hefty
charge onto the total. Even the Rays' website goes thru Ticketmaster so you can't escape
the charges. The Rays HAVE added "free" parking but that only applies to a car with
four people. When it's just the two of us, the parking is $10.00. So, add that to the ticket .
price, the cost of beer and food and you're looking at over $100.00 night out. That's a lot --
of money for a family, senior citizen or a student. But we look at it this way; We're from '': ''
Chicago originally, where it's muggy hot in summer and cold every other season. The Trop .. .
has the A/C and its clean and comfortable. We just really enjoy watching a game there!"
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By Matthew Margolis
Katrina's
Lessons Learned
The levees weren't the only things
that fell short in 2005 with the ar-
rival, of Katrina in the Big Easy. So
did the city's evacuation plans.
By most reports, some 50,000 pets
were abandoned in .New Orleans
during the aftermath of hurricanes
Rita and Katrina. Many of them
perished, their owners forced to
choose between accepting a lift to
safety and staying behind with their
animals. Some chose to stay, gener-
ally adding to the overall casualty
count.
A year later, Congress passed the
Pets Evacuation and Transportation.
Standards Act of 2006, requiring lo-
cal and state governments to include
pets in their evacuation plans.
The results?
As Ana Zorrilla, CEO of the Loui-
siana Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals, told National
Geographic News, this was "the first
time in history that pets have been
a priority in an evacuation."
Last weekend, as Hurricane Gustav
bullied its way through the Gulf
region toward New Orleans, thou-
sands of locals handed their pets
off to rescue workers in an effort to
beat the storm. Climate-controlled
vehicles patrolled the city 24/7, has-
tening pets and their owners out of
Gustav's path. The city's strays had
been evacuated the week before to
shelters in Baton Rouge and Dal-
las in a no-holds-barred attempt to
avoid another Katrina.
Animal rescue groups like Best
Friends Animal Society and Pasa-
do's Safe Haven, both of which ap-,
peared on the scene after Katrina
brought the Crescent City to its
knees and, between them, rescued
more than '7,000 dogs and cats, were
back last weekend, ahead of Gustav
-- this time putting into play effec-
tive measures to prevent lost pets
and loss of life.
Best Friends made 3,000 pet car-


riers available to evacuees -- one of
the rules of evacuation being that
animals of a certain size must be
crated. And in an overnight pre-
emptive strike, Pasado's moved 67
animals from a St. Bernard parish
shelter to a 600-acre farm in Folsom,
La.
Other measures new to the Bayou
State's evacuation plan: pet own-
ers were issued wristbands and pet
collars with matching ID- numbers;
large dogs were crated and trans-
ported in refrigerated vehicles; dogs
under 15 pounds were allowed to
accompany owners on an organized
10-hour bus ride to a pet-friendly
shelter at the state fairgrounds in
Shreveport; disaster response teams
specializing in animal welfare were
available to ensure the proper care
and handling of evacuated pets.
All in all, both human and animal
evacuations went smoother. And
while much of that had to do with
more inclusive evacuation plans,
some of it had to do with a call for
better preparation on the part of pet
owners. As reported by CNN, Sam
Irwin, press secretary for the Loui-
siana Department of Agriculture
and Forestry, made clear the state's
position: "From the commissioner's
office to the state veterinarian, we
have all been preaching personal re-
sponsibility. Planning for an emer-
gency is part of being a responsible
pet owner."
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ready your household:
-- Microchip your pet and attach an
ID tag with your phone number to
his collar for easy identification. .
-- Take photos of you and your
pets together for proof of ownership.
Laminate a few and keep them in
your car, wallet or emergency kit,
along with your pet's medical re-
cords. Mail copies to a friend or rela-


tive for safekeeping.
- Plug the numbers of several pet-
friendly hotels into your cell and
also keep them on a piece of paper
in your wallet. Research this now,
while you have an Internet connec-
tion or an open library. You're look-
ing for a place out of the disaster
zone and within driving distance of
home.
-- Arrange with a friend or neigh-
bor to take care of one another's pets
if disaster strikes when one of you
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WHAT ARE THE'
RESPONSIBILITIES OF A
SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE?
The use of a revocable living trust
allows the beneficiaries of a trust to
receive the assets of a deceased trust
settlor without requiring formal Pro-
bate Court approval. A named suc-
cessor trustee in a trust document
has. certain responsibilities which
should be performed in the admin-
'istration of the trust. Some of the
ordinary and necessary steps which
a successor trustee should take in
lawful and proper trust administra-
tion are:
A. The trust document should
be reviewed for legal sufficiency and
interpretation as well as each trust
amendment;
B. The implementation of the
substitution of the successor trustee
should be accomplished;
C. Interested persons concern-
ing the administration of the trust
should be served with the required
notices in a proper and timely fash-


ion;
D. A successor trustee has a le-
gal duty to protect, insure and man-
age trust assets and may have liabil-
ity for the improper accomplishment
of these legal duties;
F. A successor trustee has an
affirmative duty to invest trust as-
sets in accordance with the prudent
investor rule;
G. A successor trustee is respon-
sible to make any contributions due
to the personal representative of the
deceased settlor's estate in order to
pay for creditor claims, administra-
tive expenses and/lo estate taxes;
H. A successor trustee has an
obligation to inform and account to
beneficiaries of the trust in a man-
ner that is lawfully documented;
I. A successor trustee has a re-
sponsibility to make payment or
compromise any claims made by
creditors against trust assets;
J. A successor trustee is required
to identify and file all tax returns in
a timely and proper manner and is
liable to ensure that all due taxes,
are paid;
K. A successor trustee is re-
quired to obtain a nontaxable certifi-
cate if the personal representative of
the deceased settlor's estate has not
obtained the nontaxable certificate
from the State of Florida;


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principal to beneficiaries of the de-
ceased settlor's trust and is required
to fund any further trusts provided
for in the trust document; and
M. A successor trustee is ob-
ligated to perform all trust admin-
istration responsibilities as a fidu-
ciary and should avoid self-dealing,
prejudice or conflicts of interest. A
successor trustee has a duty of im-
partiality in the performance of obli-
gations to the trust beneficiaries.
The above is only a partial list of the
duties of a successor trustee after a
settlor of a trust passes on. Most of
the successor trustee's duties should
be accomplished with the guidance
and assistance of competent legal
counsel.
by Robert J. Myers, Esq.
Robert J. Myers is managing attor-
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of Maney & Gordon, P.A., located at
1135 Pasadena Ave. So., Ste. 140,
St. Petersburg, FL. The telephone
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Local Obituaries
ANWYLL, DAVID ROBERT, 50,
of South Pasadena, passed away on
'the 3rd of Sept., 2008. He diel peace-
fully at home after a long battle with
cancer under the wonderful, loving
care of Hospice. In deep mourning
are his wife Gabriele, stepdaughter
Joy, his family as well as his beloved
little Yorkie-girl "Liebchen." During
the time of his battle he received uni-
conditional love and support from his
mother Barbara, brother Brad and
sisters Cindy and Tracey. I would
like to thank the family with all my
heart. David was a fun-loving man
with a great sense of humor. and a
very generous heart. His spirit and
love for life will never be forgotten.
We love you David. See you in Heav- .
en! Memorial services will be held at
the David C. Gross Funeral Home
Chapel on Sept. 18th at 11 a.m. Da-
vid C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366
Central Ave., 727-381-4911.

FARRAND, THOMAS A., JR., 91,
of Gulfport, died Monday, Sept. 1,
2008 at Green Bench ALF, under
the care of Hospice. Born in Bloom-
ing-dale, NJ, he came here in 1946
from Butler, NJ. He worked for Pen-.
insular Telephone (now GTE-Veri-
zon) in installations and repair. He
was an Army veteran of WWII, re--
ceiving the Bronze Star while serv-,
ing in the 28th Infantry Division.
He was a past Adjutant of the VFW
Post 1358, a member of Holy Name
Catholic Church, and the ITPA-Sun-
shine Pioneers. He also volunteered
at St. Anthony's Hospital. He was
predeceased by his wife, Eleanor.
Survivors include a son, Thomas F.
Farrand; a step-grandson, Chris-
topher Goodman; and 2 step great-
grand-children. Visitation will be
from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 4'
at Brett Funeral Home, 4810 Cen-
"tral Ave., with a prayer service, at


6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be 10 am
Friday, Sept. 5 at Holy Name Catho-
lic Church, Gulfport. Burial to follow
at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made
to Hospice of the Florida Suncoast.
Online memorial and guestbook @
www.brettfuneralhome.net. Brett
Funeral Home & Cremation Servic-
es, 727-321-3321.

HUNTER, SUZANNE M., 81, of
South Pasadena passed away Fri-
day, Sept. 5, 2008 at her home. She
was a member of the Retired Officer
Wives Club, the All Children's Guild;
she was an avid Bridge player and
enjoyed Tennis and Golf. Suzanne
was preceded by her husband of 56
years Col. John F. Hunter in 2007,
and her daughter Betsy Tucker.
She issurvived by sons Col. Jon C.
Hunter of Fairfax, VA, and William
Hunter of Tampa. Beach Memorial
Chapel, 727-360-5577.

REESEMILLER, EDWIN C., 84,
died on Aug. 30, 2008 at Palms of
Pasadena Hospital. He retired out
of Allentown, Bethlehem, PA and
moved to Florida ,in 1985. He was
Past Master of the Stanley Goodwin'
Masonic Lodge #648 and Past Grand
Tall Cedar of Lebanon #61 both of
Bethlehem, PA. He founded and
managed the South Pasadena Com-
munity. Band in 1986 and played
the trumpet until January 2004 at
which time he retired from the mu-
sic world. He was also a member of
the St. Petersburg Masonic Band.
Edwin is survived by his loving wife,
Kathy of 56 years; sister, Ruth Mar-
ley of Niagara Falls, NY and many
nieces and nephews. In lieu of flow-
ers, donations may be made to the
South Pasadena Community Band.
Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete
Beach, 360-5577.


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'the other died with you.
We often lay awake at night
when the world is fast asleep
and take a walk down memory lane
with tears upon our cheeks.
Remembering you is easy
we do it every day.
But missing you is a heartache
that never goes away.
We hold you tightly within
our hearts
-and there you will remain.
Life has gone on without you
but it will never be the same.
For those who still have their
family merhbers'
treat them with tender care
For you will never know
the emptiness
as when you tWirn and
they're not there.
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Cornerstone Church
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Cornerstone Community Church,
6745 38 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg
will off GriefShare, a support group
for those who have lost a spouse,
any family or friend. The group will
meet on Sunday mornings from 10:30
until noon through December 7. Each
of the 13 sessions includes a DVD
featuring top experts on grief and
recovery subjects. You may begin at
any session each is self-contained.
Call, 343-7747 for information.

The Jewish
Genealogical Society
The Jewish Genealogical Society
of Tampa Bay will meet at 2 p.m.
on Sunday, September 14 at Gulf
Coast' Jewish Family Services,
14041 Icot Boulevard in Clearwater
for a presentation by Bill Israel on
"Historic Synagogues of Budapest
and Bucharest." Bill, and his wife,
Sally, traveled in Hungary, Serbia,
Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania in
April of this year, where they made it
a point to seek out and visit historical
synagogues. Bill will present his
photo and video travel journal of the
synagogues they visited including
an in-depth tour of The Great
Synagogue of Budapest, also known
as the Dohany Street Synagogue, and
its museum. A photo record of other
historical synagogues of Budapest
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businesses, but they retain their
beauty. Bill's photos and videos of
them will let you visit them too.
Anyone interested in learning how
to do Jewish genealogical research
is invited to attend. Beginners, as
well as experienced researchers are
welcome. For further information
on the Jewish Genealogical Society
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the meeting call Sally Israel at
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Rotary Club of
St. Petersburg Suncoast
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Tuesday at
noon in the Palm Terrace Grill at
the Peninsula Inn & Spa, located at
2937 Beach Boulevard in Gulfport.
On September 23, Will Miller, Rotary
District 6950 Disaster Planning
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The Florida West Coast Orchid
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meeting on the second Thursday
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7:30 p.m. at the Pinellas County
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Beta Sigma Phi
Laureate Epsilon Theta members
will meet on Wednesday, September


17 at 7 p.m. at the home of Marlene
Markey for a ways and means
meeting. Members will be painting
ceramic Christmas mice ornaments.
Elaine Penner and Miriam Garcia
will host the .September social which
will be held on Saturday, September
20 at Mango's Restaurant located
in the Double Tree Beach Resort on
North Redington Beach. Members
will gather at 12:30 p.m. to enjoy the
afternoon.
Sunshine City Council will meet
on Monday, September 22 at 7:30
p.m. in the ROTC Room at Dixie
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The city of St. Petersburg is offering
art grant funding for 2009 to eligible
nonprofit cultural organizations.
To be eligible, a nonprofit cultural
organization must serve the residents
of St. Petersburg. Applications for
FY2009 City Arts Grants must be
received or postmarked by Monday,
October 6. Application forms, and
guidelines are available online at
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Tour Barbara
Gilberg Habitat
By Natalie Leggette
Join me for a tour of the park, 1600
Pasadena Avenue, on September 17
at 10 a.m. and learn about plants for
color in the fall. Anyone who has a
group can contact me to tour the park
or I will come to your location to give
a talk on a wide variety of topics.
Please come and visit the park, sit
still on a bench and watch and listen.
Many different animals visit the
park. Please remember no dogs are
allowed in this park due to the birds
feeding on the ground.


Seven month old Golder Retriever Major cools off in the doggy water fountain in Gulfport's
dog park. He has been known to lay there indefinitely and slosh his entire face around in
the water. It makes for a really wet ride home!


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Dedication Concert
for New Band Shell
The South Pasadena Community
Band has announced the dedication
concert in the new band shell in
Galatia Gardens on Thursday
October 2 at 7:30 p.m. The gardens
are located on Sunset Drive two
blocks west of the intersection of
Pasadena Avenue S. 'and Gulfport
Boulevard.
The concert will feature a ribbon
cutting prior to the concert. South
Pasadena Mayor Dick Holmes said
"this is an exciting event for the city.
We not only dedicate the band shell
but we also launch a new tradition
for the community. Everyone is
welcome." The mAyor noted that the
new band shell was made possible
through 60/40 matching grants from
the State of Florida. He commented
that the generous support of local
individuals and businesses made
the band shell construction possible.
"We have the most beautiful setting
I could ever imagine for this sort of
thing and it is a real asset for the city
to have this venue" he concluded.


This N' That in
South Pasadena .
By Sibylle Stajich
Ball Game
Minnesota vs. Rays will play at
Tropicana Field on September 19.
A -bus will leave city hall at 6 p.m.
Cost is $12. Please call Fred at
360-8594 or Agnes at 347-5292 to
make your reservations.
Band Shell
Stay tuned to hear about the new
Band Shell. It is supposed to open on
October 2. More details will be
coming.
Volunteers
The Planning & Zoning Board
needs three volunteers and the
Cultural Arts Council also needs
several. For more information,
please call 347-4171.
Reclaimed Water
No reclaimed water will be avail-
able from now on from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m.
Fire Station
During August they had 223
calls, 52 for Fire and 171 for EMS,
all a little higher than the month
before.

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Max Millspaugh, Musical Director
of the band said that the setting
is conducive to community band
concerts and that adequate parking
is very accessible for the free
concerts. "We are fortunate to have
this new stage" he said. "The band is
in its 27th year of concerts and this
adds a new and exciting dimension to
the band. People can bring a folding
chair, a blanket, or a. campfire stool
and sit anywhere in the park to
enjoy the performance. .We will be
surrounded by ponds, waterfalls, and
gorgeous plantings what a setting!"
Plans call for refreshments to
be available at the event. Future
concerts are scheduled monthly
through May with December and
February concerts being held
indoors.

Open House at
Tai Chi Society
An Open House will be held
September 13 from 11 a.m. to. 2 p.m.


at the St. Petersburg branch of the
International Taoist Tai Chi Society,
1833 Dr. MLK Street N. The public
is welcome. Demonstrations, snacks
and tea. New classes will be forming
in September in the following
locations: St. Petersburg, Seminole
and North St. Petersburg.
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese
exercise which uses slow movements
to increase flexibility, balance
and health. The first .class is, free.
Special discounts for students and
seniors. The Taoist Tai Chi Society is
a nron profit, charitable organization.
Volunteers teach all classes. For more
information and class schedules, call
896-2620.

Dancers Wanted
Dances are wanted (young or old)
to participate in folk dancing in the
Tarantella Dancing Group of St.
Petersburg. Lots of fun, meet new
people. Call 579-7992.


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By Stacy McBeth
Hello to all of you from everyone at
VFW Post #39. We have a busy week
ahead of us so grab a pencil and pad.
There will be a 90th Anniversary
meeting at, 7 p.m. on Thursday,
Sept. 11. The "A Hole Club" meets
at 5:30 p.m. Friday, September 12.
Saturday, September 13 breakfast
will be served from 8-11 a.m.
Sunday is sports mania. Come root


for your favorite team. Monday we
are closed. Tuesday through Friday
happy hour is observed from 4-6
p.m. The Post is supporting the
320 MP Unit. You can purchase
magnetic ribbons at the bar with
the proceeds goingto Unit 320. We
are also collecting school supplies to
help the children of these families.
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party at the Post October 31. If you
have some free time, stop by for
a visit. Our door is always open to
friends, family and visitors. See you
soon. I'll save you a seat.

15th Annual
Fish Head Ball
The glorious lost continent ofAtlantis
will reign once again at the 15th
annual Fish Head Ball, September
27, an exciting fundraising event
for The Pier Aquarium's marine
educational programs.
Guests will enjoy Blue Clam Bayou
silent and live auctions, music from
the Surfin' Raccoons and "Under the
Sea, Other World" food and drink
at the Pavilion at the TradeWinds
Island Grand Resort, St. Pete
Beach. The underwater Atlantis-
themed evening will bdast the lost
city's famous leader, King Neptune,
and beautiful mermaids from Weeki
Wachee's Buccaneer Bay.
Tickets are $60 for per person,
$65 at the door, and entire table
packages are available. Call Group
Reservations, 1-800-4016, for Special
TradeWinds room rates of $109-149,
based on availability and mention
"Fish Head Ball."
Money raised through the event
will Benefit many community
marine education programs such
as FISH-ful Saturday, Wednesday
Celebrity Critter, the Touch Tank,
Surf-n-Turf, Spa Beach Splash, the
annual kids' fishing tournament and
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Vendors/Exhibitors
Wanted For Pet-Fest
Pasadena Community Church
(Pasadena Avenue at Second Avenue
S.) is currently registering animal-
related vendors and exhibitors
for their upcoming Blessing of the
Animals & Pet-Fest to be held on
Saturday, October 4 at the Sanctuary
front lawn from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Booths and tent space are available
for.$25 per table. To register or for
further information contact Megan
at megank@pccumc.org or 381-2499,
ext. 234.


Squadron to Present
Anchoring Seminar
The St. Petersburg Sail & Power
Squadron will present "Anchoring"
on Wednesday, September 24 from
7-9 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Sailing
Center, 250 Second Avenue SE,
Demens Landing in St. Petersburg.
Cost is $25, additionalfamily member
without materials $5. Maximum of 20
students; pre-registration required.
Contact www.boating-stpete.org or
363-8016.

Donate Your
Car for Kids
Everyones Youth United, a non-profit
501-C-3 organization that serves kids
in St. Petersburg, is having a major
fundraising campaign to save their
building and their program. Donate
your cars, trucks, vans, boats, etc. by
calling Ron at 564-6769. Donations
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Recreation Center 5730 Shore BI


RECREATION WEBSITE- www.
ci.gulfport.fl.us and follow the links: City
Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Cen-
ter.
REMINDERS & UPCOMING EVENTS
School Year Child Care Program-Reg-
istrations for the 2008-2009 School Year
Child Care Program are still currently
being accepted for children who will be,
entering Kindergarten ,thru age 14. Non-
refundable annual registration fee is $15
for residents and $100 for non-residents.
Monthly fees are $133 for residents and
$266 for non-residents. Program hours are
until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours avail-
able until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours
of registration are Monday-Friday from
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Any further questions
please call 893-1068'.
Tot-Time Class-Registrations for the
2008-2009 Tot Time Program are still cur-
rently, being accepted for children' ages,
3-5. Non-refundable annual registration
fee of $15 for residents and $100 for non-
residents. The Tot Time Program is a pre-'
school, hands-on program which aims to
make learning fun for children and helps
prepare them for Kindergarten. Two,
three and five-day monthly options are
available. Call 893-1068 for more informa-
tion.
Tomlinson Skate Park Sticker-All
skaters must purchase a new Skate Park
.sticker. Annual cost $5 res./$10 non-res.
Consent forms are available at'the Recre-
ation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S., Monday
:through Friday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Skaters
ages 17 and under must be accompanied

SGulfport'
WHAT'S HAPPENING @
THE LIBRARY?

Suncoast Computer Users: Thursday
September 11 at 6:00 pm.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens & Adults
Saturday, September 13 at 1:00 pm
Bring your pictures, books and ques
tions, and prepare to have a great
time! Make beautiful pages of mem
ories for yourself and your family
SSome supplies available, but you neec
to furnish your own 12x12 scrapbook
album. FMI, contact Pat Brinkley at
the Library, or call 893-1074.
"A World of Possibilities"- We con
tinue our SummerCoffeeTalk monthly
book discussions with The Old Mar
and the' Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
Join us for coffee, light refreshments
and lively conversation on Thursday
September 18. Coffee is ready at 9:3(
a.m., discussion starts at 10 o'clock


by a parent and show proof of residency for
registration.
ACTIVITIES
Adult Basketball- Thurs. 6-9 p.m. An-
nual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res.
PROGRAMS
School Year Child Care Program-
Grades K-5, (up to age 14 on in-service
days). Annual reg. $15 res/$100 non-res.
Monthly rates are $133 res/$266 non-res.
Extended care available for an additional
cost.
Teen Night -Teens, age's middle school to
'17. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg.
$2 res/$20 non-res.
Tot Time Program-Children ages 3-5
year olds. Class times are from 8:30 a.m.-
12 p.m. Annual reg. $15 res/ $100 non-res.
Monthly rates for the 2-day program are
$33 res./$66 non-res, the 3-day program
are $55 res./$110 non-res and the 5-day
program are $88 res./$176 non-res.
CLASSES
AAYA Cheerleading BEGINS SEPT.
16th for. ages 5 & up-Registration is
Tues., Sept. .16th from 6-7:30 p.m. and
class begins Tues., Sept. 23rd from 6-7:45
p.m. Cost is $10 reg. /$6 class. Call AAYA
813-885-2292 for more info.
AAYA Dance BEGINS SEPT. 18th for
ages 5 & up-Registration is Thurs., Sept.
18th from 6-7:30 p.m. and class, begins
Thurs., Sept. 25th from 6-8:45 p.m. Cost
is $10 reg. /$6 class. Call AAYA 813-885-
2292 for more info.
Creative Writing -Learn how to put your


Library
Copies of the book may be
the Reference/Help Desk.
Fun with Reading and Cr
, and related theme handicr
dren and families. Saturc
: ber 20 at 2:00 pm,.
. MS Support Group: Inforr
- persons with multiple scle
t their family and friends to
- mation and provide suppo
. ed by Tracy Woolrich, RN
I September 25, 10:00 am.-
Genealogy Discussion Gr
t day, September 27 at 1:00
not a formal class, just an
- to meet and share expe
7 information with others i
1 delving into their family h
. call Kay Boatwright at
, 893-1074.,
, Gulfport Creative Short St
Wednesday mornings at 1
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Ivd. So 893-1068
creative thoughts together and write them
down. Meet others with similar interests
and exchange ideas. Call Rosiland Miller
at 381-1030 for more info and to be placed
on the list.
Fencing-Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m. for ages 7 to
70 are welcome. Cost is $5 per one-hour
session. Call Jim Campolli at 813-855-
3112 for more info.
Gymnastics Fri., 5130-6:15 p.m. for ages
5-12. Cost is $25 per month. Call Barbara
at 804-9400 for more info.
Karate-Mon. & Wed., 6:30'-8 p.m. (Begin-
ners), advanced students stay until 8:30
p.m. Cost is $25/month.
Tai Chi & Health Recovery RETURNS
Thurs. 9/18 & Tues. 9-23
Senior Tai Chi & Health Recovery Tues.,
9-10:15 a.m.
Advanced Beginners Thurs., 9-10:15
a.m.
Donations accepted. Call Marge at 345-
6708 for more info.
Tennis-Tues.; 4:30-5p.m. (ages 6+), 5-6
p.m. (children 8-16) and adults from 6-7
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-Thurs., 6:30- 8:45 p.m. Ongo-
ing classes $45 a month or $13 per class.
Call Patsi at 501-3559 for more informa-
tion and supply list.
Yoga-Tues., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Blend strength,
flexibility, balance and relaxation. All fit-
ness.levels are welcome. Bring a mat and
water. $35 per month, $10 for a drop in.
Please call Maureen at 381-2166. for more
info.


5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074
reserved at appointment only--contact Alex Hooks
at the Reference Desk, or call 893-
'afts: Stories 1073.
rafts for chil- Books, Audio Books, Music, Videos,
lay, Septem- Computers, Internet Access and Free
Information: DID YOU KNOW THAT
mal group for ... the Library has Internet-connected
irosis and/or computers for your use, free of charge?
share infor- ... our readers check out about 7,000
rt. Facilitat- books, audio books, music CDs, and
. Thursday, videos each month? ... we research
Noon. and answer about 700 information
oup: Satur- questions each month? WELCOME to
pm. This is everyone, especially those who signed
opportunity up for library cards in the last month-
riences and -we're here to serve you morning until
interested in evening Monday through Friday, and
history. FMI, all day Saturday! Don't to forget to
the Library, check out our Friends Iook Corner for
some great reads!
;ory Writers:
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Services Ciy Sponsored Activities
Servc in the Community



Senior Center s55 27th Ave. So. 893-1231


Sarah Peel's Retirement Party-Please
stop by and wish Sarah well on Friday,
September 26, from 2-4pm. Includes re-
freshments,' music, special guests and
more!
Senior Center's 25th Anniversary-The
Senior Center will be celebrating its 25th
Anniversary on Wed. Oct. 15th and want
YOU to celebrate with us. The noon meal
is now filled but we still have meal tickets
for the 4pm dinner. Both parties are free
and include door prizes and special pre-
sentations.
The Debby Bacon Show-Get your spe-
cial ticket now for the Debby Bacon Show
that will be held in the Hickman Theater
on Wed. Oct. 15 at 1pm. Debby Bacon is
a multi-talented musician guaranteed to
delight her audience. This free entertain-
ment is a part of the Senior Center's 25th
-Anniversary celebration.
Wii Bowling-Come join us on Fri. Sept.
12 at 1pm. More Bowlers needed!
Italian Language Classes-The Italian
American Society of St. Petersburg offers
free language classes every Thursday.
Classes for Beginners, Intermediate and
Advanced are held at 6pm. Advanced and
Intermediate classes are offered again at
7pm. Newcomers welcome.
New Diabetic Educator-Diabetic Edu-
cator Sandra Grosvenor offers free dia-
betic education classes every 2nd and 4th'
Mon. at 10am. Learn how to manage/cope
with diabetes. Ongoing classes. Thanks to
the Senior Center Foundation for making
class possible.
Diabetic Support Group-Diabetic Sup-
port Group will continue to meet every 1st
and 3rd Monday at 10am.
Health Insurance Questions?-Health
insurance billing problems? Need help
concerning Medicare Part D? Call for an
appointment with our SHINE representa-
tive.
55 Alive Driving Class-Sign up now for
Oct. 7 & 14 from 12:30-4:30pm. Fee:$10. ,
Must attend both classes. Call Jim at
(727) 367-4038 to register..
Support Groups
Support for Diabetics 1st and 3rd Mon-
days at 10am


Support for Hearing Impaired 2nd & 4th
Monday at 2pm
Support for Visually Impaired every 2nd
and 4th Mon. at 2pm
Support for Caregivers every Wed. at
2pm
Energy Efficiency Presentation-Learn
how to lower your electrical bills and con-
serve energy on Fri. Sept. 19 at 10:30am.
Courtesy of Progress Energy.
USDA Food -Every 2nd Thurs. 9am-noon
for qualifying Gulfport residents. Proof of
income and address required for new cli-
ents.
Phone Distribution for Hearing Im-
paired-If you are hearing impaired, you
may qualify for a special phone at no cost.
Phones will be distributed at the Senior
Center on Tues. September 16, 9:30-
11:30am. Also, if your current phone is
not working properly, you can exchange it
for a new one. Bring related paperwork.
Call Deaf & Hearing Connection at 399-
9983 for eligibility criteria.
Coming Soon: Movie in Hickman The-
ater -i Mon. Sept. 29 at 1pm "The Kid".
Free. Bring a friend! This movie was not
shown in July due to the threat of Tropical
Storm Fay.
Lunch & Learn- Sorry, but our Lunch &
Learn on Tues. Sept. 23 at lain on Exer-
cise & Weight Loss is now filled: Thanks
to Dr. Hiltz and Humana, Inc. for sponsor-
ing this event.
Computer Assistance-Call to make an
appointment for some free one-on-one as-
sistance on e-mails, navigating websites,
etc.
Bingo-Every Fri. at 1pm.
Presentation-Dr. Clemente will speak
on the benefits of the Flu Vaccine on Thur.
. Oct. 2 at 10:30am.
Flu Shots Wed. Oct. 8, 10am-noon and
again on Wed. Oct. 22, 2-5pm.
Euchre & Beginning Bridge-Euchre
begins on Tues. Sept. 23 and Beginner's
Bridge resumes on Wed. Sept. 24. Both
activities start at 6:30pm
Senior Center Event Phone Line-Call
(727) 893-5657 for a recorded message of
everyday and special events offered at the
Senior Center.


Neighborhood Center
1617 49th St. So./893-1070
Exercise Class-Monday & Wednes-
day, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Tai Chi-Tue. & Thur., 9:30 a.m. start-
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Overeaters Anonymous-Sunday,
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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during the
past week.
Friday 8/29
Trouble with Individual- 900 BIk 58th
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5900 BIk Sea-
bird Dr. S.
Noise Complaint- 4900 BIk 15th Ave.
S.
Narcotics/Drugs- 2100 BIk 59th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5400 BIk Shore
Blvd. S.
Saturday 8/30
DUI Investigation- 5800 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 3100 BIk 56th
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5600 BIk 12th
Ave. S.
Traffic Stop-Failed to Stop- 2100 BIk


Gray St. S.
Burglary- 5700 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Arrest on Warrant- 5500 BIk 18th Ave.
S.
Trouble with Individual- 5300 BIk 52nd
St. S.
Suspicious Circumstances- 5400 BIk
14th Ave. S.
Trespasser- 4900 BIk 31st Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5200 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Sunday 8/31
Battery- 4500 BIk 26th Ave. S.
Prowler- 3000 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Battery- 5200 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Drunk Driver- 5600 Blk Gulfport Blvd.
S.
Suspicious Vehicle- 5400 BIk Essex
Ave. S.
Theft- 3000 Blk 50th St. S.
Noise Complaint- 1700 BIk 56th St. S.
Drunk Driver- 5200 Blk 12th Ave. S.
Monday 9/1
Domestic Verbal- 1800 BIk 53rd St. S.
Prowler- 53Q00 Blk 10th Ave. S.
Open Door/Window- 3100 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Domestic Verbal- 2600 Blk 49th St. S.
Criminal Mischief- 1500 BIk 51st St.
S.
Theft- 2100 BIk 53rd St. S.


Burglary- 4900 Blk 17th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 1700 BIk 51st St.
, S.
Vessel Stop- S. Gulfport Beach.
Abandoned Vessel- Marina
Arrest on Warrant- 2700 BIk Miriam St.
'S.
Burglary- 4900 Blk-15th Ave. S.
Vessel Stop- S. Town Shores.
Battery- 2700 BIk 49th St. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5200 BIk 25th Ave.
S.
Suspicious Person- 5600 BIk 30th Ave.
S.
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Tuesday 9/2
Abandoned Vehicle- 5400 BIk 31st
Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 5300 BIk 21st Ave.
S.
Criminal Mischief- 3100 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Theft- 4900 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Disabled Vehicle- 2100 BIk 50th St. S.
Theft- 5000 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Domestic Battery- 1800 BIk 55th St.
S.
Open Door/Window- 3200 BIk 58th St.
S.
Prowler- 5200 BIk 11 th Ave. S.
Wednesday 9/3
Domestic Battery- 5200 BIk 12th Ave.
S.
Drunk Person- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd.
S.
Street Obstruction- 6300 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Cruelty to Animals- 2600 BIk 46th St.
S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls- Lo-
cation Withheld.
Trouble with Individual- 2600 59th St.
S.
Domestic Verbal- 2600 BIk 46th St. S.
Burglary- 2700 BIk 49th St. S.
Domestic Battery- 6200 BIk 11th Ave.
S.
Trouble with Individual- 2500 BIk Pre-
mier Dr. S.
Thursday 9/4
Prowler- 5100 BIk 15th Ave. S.
Burglary- 5100 BIk 17th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 3100 BIk 59th
St. S.
Animal Complaint- 1100 BIk Hull St. S.
Lost or Stolen 'rag- 1300 BIk 49th St.
S.
Theft- 4900 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls- Lo-
cation Withheld..
Animal Complaint- 1100 BIk 63rd St.
S.
DUI Investigation- 1400 BIk 49th St. S.


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Every month The Gabber publishes the results of those tests. If, at any time,
the tests show that the water quality poses a health risk, the City of Gulfport
will issue a Health Advisory. The City typically receives test results within a
week of taking the sample.
Currently, the City tests for two things: enterococcus and fecal coliform. Sci-
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intestines, and, resultingly, in human and animal excrement. Federal standards
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enterococcus as the standard. Fecal coliform also comes from the waste of warm-
blooded animals, including humans.
The City of Gulfport currently tests for both types of bacteria. Test results will
help classify Gulfport Harbor as "good", "moderate", or "poor". Enterococcus of
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will present "Traveling the Alaskan
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wonderful afternoon of inspirational
and entertaining music on Sunday,
September 28 at 3 p.m. at First United
Methodist Church, 2728 53 Street S.
in Gulfport. The concert is free (a love
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Holy Name Oktoberfest
Arts & Crafts Fair
The Oktoberfest Fall Festival will
be held October 9 12 at 5800 15
Avenue S. in Gulfport. The Arts &
Crafts Fair will be held indoors in
the Maria Center. The Maria Center
is air conditioned and secured during
the night hours. If you are interested
in selling your wares, contact Ann
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with (Arts & Crafts Fair) as your
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details. Space is available on a first
come first serve basis and can only be
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$15 deposit.
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this year. They have invited outside
food vendors to participate giving
a little taste of "around the world."
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L yet's see, now. Who said that
we only seem to be getting bad
news, these days? Oh, that's
right; it was me last week.
Maybe it had something to do with
hurricane season, and, the fact that
storms were lining up across the At-
lantic like kamikaze pilots during
World War II, all of them headed in
our direction.
But the outlook is better this week.
Gustav went ashore on the western
Louisiana coast and somehow spared
New Orleans, although just barely.
Makes you wonder how well the city
will do with a more direct hit. Then
Hanna swept up the eastern seaboard
as, a minimal storm with lots of rain.
Not too bad..
* As I write this (on Monday), Ike, a
mean hurricane that looked like it
had Florida in its sights for a while, is
crossing Cuba, lengthwise, and looks
like it is headed for the western Gulf.
Not good news for that region, but a re-
lief for us. And Josephine, the next one
in line, just sort of faded away.
For Floridians, its all good news -
knock on wood.
An old guy with a cane sat down next.
to me Friday evening while I was wait-
ing for Michael, and said that Ike was
coming for us, it had our name on it,
and that it was our turn he could feel
it. I said "you may be right," thinking
"I don't want to hear this," and hoping
that I don't sound like him. At least I
didn't grab his cane and hit him with
it.
By the way, our Gecko Fest appears
to have been a big success, in spite of
being swept by bands of Gustav-gen.
erated rain. There were cars parked
along 28th Avenue all day, coming in
waves after each rain event, with rid-
ers emerging from the cars wearing
their rain gear. Can't keep goQd festi-
val-goers down, I guess.
Hurricane season officially ends De-
cember 1, but the real threat should
be over by, what, late October? Just in
time for the election.
Is it just me, or does this seem like
the longest presidential campaign in
history? The good news is, the conven-


ill the good

iews that's

fit to print

VIEWPOINT
By Roger Turner
tions are over and now we're in the
home stretch.
The Democratic Convention seemed
to go pretty well, ending with a nice
speech by Barack Obama. The Repub-
lican Convention got off to a bit of a
rough start but then got very excited
about Sarah Palin, John McCain's
vice presidential choice. And now, all
we have left to endure are seven plus
weeks of campaigning and advertising,
and three presidential debates and one
vice-presidential debate, and then we
vote. Piece of cake. I've had toothaches
that lasted longer.
Near the end of last week's column,
I invited readers to share some good
news with me. Surprisingly, at least to
me, many of the responses had to do
with 49th Street. That, in itself, is good
news, don't you think? The 49th Street
corridor is finally getting some of the
attention it needs and deserves.
Lori Rosso, the never-say-die presi-
dent of the Gulfport Chamber of Com-
merce, e-mailed me that the chamber
is organizing a team of volunteers to
clean up 49th Street on Saturday, Sep-
tember 20. That's a week from Satur-
day. If you'd like to participate, call the
chamber at 344-3711 or stop in at the
chamber office in the Bank of America
building. The project is part of Caref-
est 2008, an organized day of service
on which groups take on projects that
will better their community. The mot-
to is silly ("Be Caretagious") but the
cause is good.
Walter. Dill, co-owner of Pegasus
Plaza on 49th Street, tells me that the
businesses and property owners on
49th Street are in the process of start-
ing their own business association
to help promote the area. That sure
sounds like good news to me. He says
that the cooperation between Gulfport
and St. Petersburg has been a big plus,
and that we should look for nice, "al-
beit slow," changes to the area.
And several people e-mailed me about
something you've probably already
heard about, the 49th Street Fall
Blues Festival on Saturday, Septem-
ber 27 along the Tangerine Greenway.
A touch of New Orleans, right here in


Gulfport how about that? .The event
lasts from 8 in the morning until 4
p.m. and will feature live blues music
as well as food vendors, art and craft
vendors, and a flea market, and will
showcase local businesses. Sounds like
a good time, and a good time is always
good news. It's being billed as the "first
annual," by the way, and I hope it's the
first of many.
Down in another corner of Gulfport,
our intrepid Clam Bayou tour guide
Kurt Zuelsdorf reports a turn "from
tragedy to triumph." Last year,. a Rose-
ate Spoonbill died tangled in a wad of
discarded fishing line, but this year, its
surviving mate returned to the bayou
with a new mate. He also reports that
a group of six Black-Crowned Night
Herons have moved in and established
a roost in an area that was once riddled
with trash and void of any bird. activ-
ity. All good news for the bayou..
And Swiftmud reports that on August
21 and 22, it conducted a pilot program
to, remove debris from Clam Bayou;
they removed several shopping carts,
tires, concrete blocks, a mattress and
"other unidentified objects." What's
more, they're planning to come back to
the bayou on September 18 or 19 to re-
move a large trash bin that is known to
be buried in one of the main channels
of the bayou, plus any other objects
they encounter.
As far as I know, this is the first time
any official government body has ac-
tually ventured into the bayou itself
to remove the large debris that has
been blocking the natural flushing of
the bayou for so long. More power to
them.
And finally, if I can interject a person-
al note, I have some news that may not
be cause for celebration for you, but is
certainly good news for us. Our home
addition is finished done, completed,
100 percent accomplished. There's still
the landscaping to do, which we will
take on when the weather cools a bit,
and some of the furnishings haven't
arrived yet, but the building itself is
completely done.
And the best news of all: it turned out
'very well. It's everything we hoped it
would be, maybe even more.
And it was finished on schedule, a
miracle. Our first guests arrive at the
end of next week and we'll be ready for
them.
Who says there's no good news any-
more?

TurnerViewpoint@aol.com


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Support ALPHA
House Fall Gala
ALPHA House of Pinellas County,
Inc. will host a Fall Gala from 6 to 11
p.m. on Saturday, September 27, at
the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N. The
evening will include a silent auction,
cocktail reception and a dinner and
dessert reception by the Wine Cellar,
as well as dancing to the sounds
of Skylight Entertainment. WTSP
Channel 10 news anchors Reginald
Roundtree and Heather Van Nest will
emcee the event.
St. Petersburg resident Norm
Dusseault will receive the Roy J.


Deeb Service Award for. his many
years of service to the community.
The late Roy J. Deeb was the founder
of ALPHA House.
For almost 30 years, ALPHA, 701
Fifth Ave. N, has provided housing
and supportive services to homeless
pregnant women and teens, new
mothers with infants, and families
experiencing crisis pregnancies.
ALPHA also offers its residents
education opportunities, therapeutic
counseling, case management and
important life skills.
ALPHA is currently seeking business
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table sponsorships or silent auction
donations.
Individual tickets cost $100.
Reservations must be received with
paymentby September 12. To purchase
tickets or for more information, call
ALPHA executive director Jennifer
Stracick at 727-822-8190 or email
her at jstracick@alphahousepinellas.
org. For more information on ALPHA
House of Pinellas County, visit its
website at www.alphahousepinellas.
org.

Oktoberfest at German
American Society
The German American Society will
present Oktoberfest 2008 on Friday
and Saturday, September 26 and 27,
and Friday and Saturday, October 3
and 4 from 4-10 p.m. Grand opening
and ceremonial keg tapping at 6
p.m. on Saturday, September 27.
Event features Gulf Coast Enzianer
Schuhplattler Verein and daily
raffles. Donation of $5, children
under 12 free. The German American
Society is located at 8098 66 Street
N. in Pinellas Park. Call 525-0629 or
visit www.germanamericansociety-
stpetersburg.com.

Writers' Roundtable
The St. Petersburg Writers'
Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. on the
second and fourth Tuesday of the
month at Borders Tyrone Mall.
Writing, reading, discussing and
critiquing of original, unpublished
works. Free and fabulous. Call
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HerbalWise Seminars Learn How to Make Homemade Remedies for People & Pets


By Greg Stemm
G ot a headache? Sore throat?
Acid Reflux? Pets got fleas?
,G.Deserie Valloreo with Herb-
alWise wants to show you how create
your own homemade herbal remedies to
help with these common ailments and
many others.
In her own spacious, modem and
comfortable kitchen in west St. Pe-
.tersburg she hosts a series of seminars
which show participants how to create
their own infusions, decoctions, oils,
salves, and tinctures to relieve any num-
ber of ailments. She says she focuses
on the basics so that even newcomers to
the world of herbal medicine can benefit
from the program.,
"I teach people how they can save a
lot of money over buying these kinds of
medicines at a health food or alternative
medicine store," said Valloreo. "Often
people can save more than half the cost
by making these solutions themselves."
Valloreo said many people are already
familiar with the benefits associated
with herbal teas. These infusions are
created when you basically boil water,
add the herb, cover, and remove from
heat. These are .created from the leaves
and flowers of herbs. Decoctions are
basically the same, but require a longer
cooking time because roots are being
used instead of leaves. She said that
tinctures are a concentrated herbal ex-
tract that you can easily take with you
The seminars are just $60 per person
and are three hours long. Participants
also receive a workbook with all the in-
formation covered in the seminar, reci-
pes for many remedies, and resources
for more information. They will also
get to keep samples of the medicines
they create during the session.
"It's not only an interesting and infor-
mative program, you will also have the
opportunity to meet other like minded
people," said Valloreo. "Often people
who are interested in herbal medicine
also hold a number of other similar in-
terests. You can learn a lot while enjoy-
ing a friendly, laid back atmosphere."
Valloreo said she had been part of cor-
porate America for over 20 years, but
got laid off back in January. She said
she had had a dream for a long time of
running her own enterprise. In Febru-
ary she traveled more than an hour to
take a seminar similar to the ones she
now runs and it changed her life.
"I've always had an interest in herbal


Deserie Valloreo runs HerbalWise seminars in her spacious, modern west St. Petersburg kitchen.
She teaches participants how to make their own herbal remedies for themselves and their pets.


remedies and more natural health care
solutions," said Valloreo. "I also am a
gardener and grow my own herbs. It
seemed like a natural combination to
pair these interests with my desire to
have my own business."
She is currently enrolled in a profes-
sional herbalist program at the Acupunc-
ture and Herbal Therapy Center on Cen-
tral Avenue in St. Petersburg. She notes
it is an intensive two year program. She
is also a member of the American Herb-
alist Guild and upon completion of the
program will become listed as a regis-
tered herbalist.
The seminars are limited to just 10
people per session so there is plenty of
opportunity for questions. Valloreo
says that for now the seminars focus on
the basics and common ailments for ei-
ther people or pets. She says she hopes
to add programs in the future that are
specifically designed to assist different
groups with different needs like men,
women, seniors, etc.
Dates for upcoming seminars for Herb-
al Medicine Making include: Saturday,
September 20th 9am-Noon; Tuesday,
September 30th 6pm-9pm; Thursday,
October 30th 6pm-9pm ; Saturday, No-
vember 15th 9am-Noon :,and Tuesday,
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December 9th 6pm-9pm
Dates for Herbal Pet Care include:
Thursday, September 25th 6pm-9pm ;
Thursday, October 9th 6pm-9pm; Tues-
day, November llth 6pm-9pm ; Tues-
day, November 18th 6pm-9pm: and
Saturday, December 6th 9am-Noon
Dates for a special program entitled
Herbs for Stress Reduction/High Blood
Pressure include' Saturday, September
27 9am-Noon; Tuesday, October 14th
6pm-9pm; Thursday, November 20th
6pm-9pm; Saturday, December 13th
9am-Noon
You may register online at www.
herbalwise.us.com or by calling 727-
384-HERB (4312). HerbalWise takes
MasterCard, Visa, Discover and PayPal.
You may also send in a check. Payment
is required at time of registration.
Visit the HerbalWise booth at the Na-
tional Herb Day event at the Acupunc-
ture and Herbal Therapy Center on Oc-
tober 11 or at Circus McGurkis at Lake
Vista Park on October 18.


HerbalWise
Deserie Valloreo
727-384-HERB (4372)
www.herbalwise.us.com
info@herbalwise.us.com


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Budget, from front page
"Anything that can be put off, should
be put off."
"I watched the budget workshop
meetings on TV and then replayed
parts of them several times," said
Margarette Tobe. "While a desire
to maintain the millage rate was
evident, I didn't garner much of any
sense of fresh solutions or out of the
box thinking. When it did occur it
was generally for only one member of
the council."
In a presentation that the mayor
allowed to go over the usual allotted
three minutes Tobe went on to outline
several of her concerns including
salaries, planning, the proposal
of selling the sewer system to the
county, and some general issues.
Tobe addressed police and fire
department overtime, sanitation
workers overtime and the city's
longevity bonus, which'is a $100,000
line item in the budget.
"What is the purpose'of this bonus?"
asked Tobe. "The budget document
indicates it was established to retain
employees. However it is not tied to
performance. An employee must work
five years to participate and that's it;
So essentially as long as you 'hang on'
you can be a borderline employee or
just. an average employee and receive
2 percent or more pay per year. I
suggest that a better use of this
money is for merit increases for all
employees. Let's reward exemplary
performance. A smaller budget can
be established for service awards that
recognizes milestone anniversaries."


Jacqueline J. Dyer, VP
Licensed Mortgage Broker


Prior to voting on the millage rate,
vice mayor Michele King asked about
millage rates in previous years. Last
year the rate was 3.3487. In 2006 it
was 3.87, which included a voluntary
reduction of ten percent. Mayor
Michael Yakes noted that for many
years prior to that the millage rate
had remained constant in Gulfport at
4.3 percent.
The millage rate initially proposed
to council for a. vote was 3.7566.
This represented a 1.67 decrease
in property taxes since the rollback
rate would have been 3.8 percent.
The rollback rate is millage rate
necessary to achieve the same level
of income for a city as it took in the
year before. Because of a reduction
in property values since last year
a higher rate would be necessary to
generate the same income. Council
has been discussing ways to reduce
property taxes in the last three budget
workshops which requires significant
cuts in budget expenditures.
Before the vote the mayor suggested
a millage rate of 3.60 percent, with a
resulting drop in property taxes of 5.79
percent and council passed that rate
unanimously. That caused a problem
however, which took a member of the
audience to identify for council.
"It seems to me that you are now
. going to have to cut about three times
the amount you had proposed in the
budget which is the next ordinance
you need to pass," said Jennifer
Salmon. "If that's right you will need
to cut about $139,000 from it."
The city attorney concurred,
suggesting that council needed to


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either revisit their vote to cut the
millage rate to 3.6 percent or find
$139,000 in cuts right then before
the budget could be passed. Council
did not appear to be ready to find the
cuts immediately and revisited the
vote, passing a 3.7566 percent rate
by a vote of 4-1. All but vice mayor
King voted for the revision.
King said she voted against the
ordinance because she could not in
good conscience vote for a millage
rate that raised taxes, despite the
fact that the rate adopted actually
decreases property taxes by about
two percent.
Council then voted to pass the
corresponding budget of $22,892,887,
also by a vote of 4-1 with vice mayor
King casting the lone negative vote.
There was then considerable
discussion about holding another
workshop prior to the Second
Reading which will make .the budget
final. Council was in consensus that
another workshop was needed to
carefully consider a number of cuts
which have been suggested both by
that body and by members of the
public.
The original date for the Second
Reading was set for Wednesday,
September 17. However, council
elected to make that the date of the
workshop and postpone the Second
Public Hearing and Reading to
Thursday, September 18'.
Copies of the proposed city budget
for 2008/2009 are available on line
at the city's website which is http://
www.ci.gulfport.fl.us/.

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terior/Exterior with Benjamin Moore. Pressure
Cleaning. Wallpaper, Window Treatments,
c.#0-4749. Quality Work Over 25 Years. 344-
1674. References, Guaranteed.
BYRON JOHNSON PAINTING PLUS, INC.-
Interior/Exterior Paiing, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Lic. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
1088.
PAINTING INTERIOR/EXTERIOR-& Faux
Finishing. Small or Large Jobs OK. 25+ Years
Experience. 727-328-9270. CBC-1251477.
PINNIX PAINTING INC.- Interior, Exterior. In
Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
Request. Lic. #04334.548-9293.
PHIL'S PRESSURE
CLEANING/PAINTING
Residential/Commercial. Interior & Exterior. 20
Years Experience. Lic.#C-8433. Insured. Call
Phil, 327-7926.
PAINTING PAINTING, PAINTING Interior,
Exterior. Handyman Services. Owner Oper-
ated, Lic. #C4 05 Insured. Always Free Esti-
mates, Premium Painting. 727-525-9304.
GET THE BEST-No Mess! Scott Daley Paint-
ing. Interior/Exterior, Insured. #C-7965. Since
1985. Green Available, Paintstore Referred.
Call Anytime. 727-643-1920, 727-381 2057.
o Sil Is
NEED A PLUMBER? $49.95 FIRST HOUR-
September Special. Hot Water Tanks, Drain
Cleaning, Bathroom Remodeling, Plumbing
Repairs, Garbage Disposal, Faucets, Comfort
Height Waterclosets. Lic#C-8336, 727-823-
6425.


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PRESSURE WASHERS REPAIRS- Parts,
Hoses, Guns, Wands, Pump Kits, Etc. New &
Used Equipment. Call Scott, St. Pete PSI, 727-
278-9579.
TWO TWENTY YEAR-Experienced Pet Sit-
ters, Retired Vet Techs. $15.00 per Visit. 727-
384-0016. We Love Your Animals when You
Can't!
CHERI'S ORGANIZING SERVICE Kitchen
Cabinets/Drawers, Garages, Bedroom Clos-
ets/Drawers, Files, Etc. 727-321-1319.
ACTS OF KINDNESS
Providing the Personal Touch.,
House & Pet Sitting -
Personal Shopping
Transportation
Condo Care . '
Day Trips to all events.
Ken Davis -
khdavis13@yahoo.com 727-798-5354

TRAVELING HAIR-
DRESSER AVAILABLE
Licensed & Insured. Please Call Lois at 522-
4562 or Cell 410-5419.
DRIVER AVAILABLE- Ex Veteran Will Drive
To Dr. Appt's/Shopping, Etc. Your Ca r Mine.
Available 7 Days/Week. Call J.K. 727-479-
3347.

PHONE JACKS $65
Home Theater, CATV, Computer Networking,
Licensed (C-10036) & Insured. Visa/MC. 727-
547-8001.

SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS In Your Home.
Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All
Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632.
PIRATES POWERWASH- Family Owned, Ex-
perienced & Insured. Commercial/Residential
Cleaning from Homes to Shopping Centers.
We Treasure our Customers. 727-278-8579.

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EMPLOYMENT
(727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830


CREATE YOUR OWN BUSINESS- Earn Extra
Income. Be an AVON Rep. Part Time or Full
Time-Your Choice. 727-204-6767.


ILIVE-IN WITH ELDERLY- Continent Alert
Woman, Free Room & Board & $50/Wk. Ref-
erences Required. Call 727-323-2138. Leave
Message
LIBRARIAN, PUBLIC SERVICES- City of
Gulfport Library. Part'time (up to 25 hours/
week. Must possess MLS Degree, plus ex-
perience in. reference/information services
(including computer technology and electronic
resources), selection of library materials, plan-
ning and presentation of library programs for
all age categories (childhood through senior
adulthood). Two years experience preferred.
Entry $16.06/hour. Background/drug *screen-
ings will be conducted. Position open until
filled. Applications at 2401 53rd St. S., Gulf-
port, FL 33707. E.O.E.


KUMQN"
MATH. READING. SUCCESS.
Kumon Math and Reading Learning Center
is currently hiring part-time graders/tutors.
Must have 60 semester hours or AA degree.
Please Call 727-347-7323
MAINTENANCE MAN/LICENSED Driver
Wanted For Elderly Lady. South Pasadena
Area. Accepting Resumes. Ph: 727-580-4869.
Fax 813-641-2260.
HAIR STYLIST WANTED- Busy Fantastic
Sams needs Experienced & Dependable Styl-
ist. Generous Commission with Guaranteed
Salary & Bonus. Call 727-501-6078.


SEEKING EMPLOYMENT- As Administrative
Assistant, Communication or Clerical Position.
Resume & References Available. FT/PT Call
Venseta, 727-564-6476.
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'96 DODGE CONVERSION VAN- 6 Cyl. TV,
VCR, New Tranny, Good Gas Mileage. Blue
Book $4500. Air Not Working. Asking $2900.
Must See. Call John 727-235-5215.
1987 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE- Great Gas
Mileage, Runs Good, $900.727-667-4856.
1991 PONTIAC SUNBIRD LE CONV.- Runs
Great, Good Condition. $2000.727-321-2893.
1992 CADILLAC STS- 4.Door, White, 75K
Original Miles, Clean. $2000.727-776-0389.
1995 DODGE NEON-4 Cyl., Auto, Cold AC,
Very Clean, Runs Perfect, Needs Nothing.
$1650.727-729-9417.
1997 CONCORDE-Runs Great. New Tires.
95K. Needs Paint, No A/C. First $400. Takes
it. 727-374-4524.
2001 DODGE RAM-Quad Cab Pick-up. Runs
Good, Air, Am/Fm Stereo, Power Windows,
Tow Package, New Radiator, New Tires, New
Water Pump. $1300. in Receipts. $4800. obo
727-365-1481.
ALL JUNK VEHICLES WANTED- Cars$
Trucks$, Vans$. Running/Not. FAST CASH,
FAST PICKUP. Must Have Title or Proof of
Ownership. Call Now for Prices. 727-481-
0282.
CARTOP CARRIER- Sears, Extra Large, $45.
727-323-4477.
CASH $300 & UP- Titled or Not. Prices Sub-
ject to Steel Market Value. 727-328-8004.
DIEHARD CAR BATTERY-C-6, Maintenance-
Free. Dated Oct. 07. 72-Mo. Warranty. Cost
$80. Sell for $45. OBO 727-322-6211.
RACKIT TRUCK RACK-Fits S10 Type Trucks.
$200. 1989 CHEVY BARETTA GT. 2 Door, Sun
Roof. Runs Good. $1000. obo. 727-3281686.

UP TO $500
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. Title or Not.
727-458-3721, 727-458-7710.


HP PHOTOSMART PRINTER- Scan, Copy,
Fax, Print, All in One. $25 o.b.o: 727-542-
3597.


PATIO TABLE W/2 CHAIRS- $25. 1 Large Pa-
tio Heater, $30.727-345-5460.


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100'S OF WINDOWS- White, Aluminum,
Bronze & Bathrooms, Aluminum Awnings. We
Make & Re-Screen Screens. 5485 Haines Rd.,
St. Pete. 727-526-1494.


THE BOOK LADY SAYS-Complete your
Stephen King Collection. All h.c. Only $5.00
Each! Small Adventures Book Shop, 3107
Beach Blvd 727-347-8732. Closed Sunday &
Monday.
DOONEY & BURKE XL HOBO BAG-New
w/Original Storage Bag, Gold & Brown, $325.
Lunch at the Ritz Retired Earrings, 42nd St.,
4.5", Pierced, $175.727-475-0310.
DISH SET- Over 50 pieces. Barbara pattern
4927. Pink, yellow, brown flowers. $75, like
new. 488-7944.
GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
LAWNMOWER $35- Lawnboy Self Propelled
$65. Snapper $60.727-345-5378.
WHEEL CHAIR- Battery Run, Extra Size. Ask-
ing $200. Call 347-4417 after 6p.m.
FIVE DRAPERY SWAGS- Beautiful Peach
Fabric, Attached to 136x3" Board. $90. 345-
0613.
AMERICAN MILITARY FLAG-5ft.x9ft., Qual-
ity Cotton, Made in USA. Valley Forge Co. $40.
727-322-6211.

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METAPHYSICAL SHOP
Jewelry, Books, Incense, Drums, Harps,
Flutes, Bagpipes, Sitars & More. Great Selec-
tion of Gemstone Jewelry in Stock. Tuesday-
Saturday 10-6. 722 Pasadena Ave. So., 345-
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EXERCISE BALL A Great Way to Get in
Shape! Only $10! Call 410-3516.
CHAIR BACK MASSAGER From Brook-
stone. Only Used Once! Original Price, $250,
Will Sell for $85 o.b.o. Call 410-3516.


25' LOWE PONTOON.- Newer 60 HP John-
son. Nice Magic Tilt Trailer. Runs Great. Must
Sell. $2300. Call John 727-235-5215.


LOWRY KEYBOARD ORGAN- $1500. 727-
345-4544. No Morning Calls.


AFRICAN GREY PARROT-w/Cage. $750
o.b.o. 727-374-3001.


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DVD's, CD's, Fishing, Collectibles, Saleable
, Stuff? 727-251-0933.


SATURDAY 8AM.-4PM.-6495 3rd Ave. S. (in
back). Furniture & Misc.

LITTLE LEAGUE MOVING SALE
Tools, equipment, clothing
and more. Everything must go.
Cash or CC only. Friday 9/12
& Sat 9/13 9am-3pm daily 658
58th Street S. Gulfport, FL

OFFICE LIQUIDATION
RETIREMENT SALE
Friday & Saturday, Sept. 12&13 9am-1pm 597
Corey Ave. St. Pete Beach. Mahogany confer-
ence table, Leather chairs, Desks, Worksta-
ions, Credenzas, Bookcases, File cabinets,
Multidrawer flat file, Phone system, Com-
puters/Printers, Supplies, Decor. Everything
Goes!
5325 10TH AVE. S.- Saturday, 9-2. Collect-
ibles, Lots of Halloween Stuff.
1200 30TH AVE. N Open Bible Church. All
Kinds Of Stuff. Antiques, Household Goods,
Toys. Fri & Sat 9-3.
HUGE SALEI-6775 14th St. S. Sat. & Sun.
8am.-5pm. Furniture, Paintings, Books, Toys
& More.
HUGE INDOOR YARD SALE- Follow Signs to
Big Blue Warehouse. 5000 94th St. N. Friday &
Saturday 8-? Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture,
Misc.

HUGE YARD SALE
Fri., Sat., Sun. Sept. 12-14. 8a.m.-2p.m. Avon
Collectables, Jewelry, Nic-Nacs, Clothes, Toys,
Books, Dishes, Something for Everyone! 1519
52nd St. S., Gulfport. No Early Birds Please!
HUGE SALE- Thursday Only. 2 Families
100 38th St. S. Corner 1st Ave. S. at 38th St.
8-? Rain Ddte Sunday 9/14.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 8-?- Everything from
A-Z. 3661 67th Ave. N.
BIG S.ALE-5210 15th Ave. S. Fri. & Sat. 7:30-
Noon. Household, Furniture, Tools, Collect-
ibles, Canoe & Lots Morel


LOST PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES -
Retro 50's w/Pearl White Ear Hangers, Hot
Pick Swath across top of the Front w/faux Dia-
monds. Sentimental Value. Last Seen Aug.
28th at Gulfport City Hall.
FOUND ON 9/5/08 YOUNG DOG- Possible
pit mix, very friendly, brown & white. I took to
my Vet, dog is Not Microchipped. Please call, I
cannot keep this dog and, I don't want to have
to take her to the shelter. 727-344-1317.

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PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never
Known to Fail) Oh, most beautiful flower CONGRATULATIONS
of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of t O RL
heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God, '
Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity.
Oh, star of the sea, help me & show me here
you are my mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of E
God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly
beseech you from the bottom of my heart to *
secure me in my necessity (make request). C IaS J... Cs ifi e
There are none that can withstand your power.
Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us A vertis 1t
who have recourse to thee. (3) times. Holy
Mother, I place this prayer in your hands. (3)
times.
Say this prayer for 3 consecutive days and ANY PERSONAL ITEMS
then you must publish it and it will be granted
to you. 9/4-10/2 C.T.4E. $100 OR LESS
POWERFUL PRAYER TO HOLY SPIRIt -
Holy Spirit) you who solves all problems, who From Aquariums to Zippers
lights all roads so that I can attain my goal, you
who give me the divine gifts to forgive and for- Call Email Stop by
get all evil against me and that in all instances
of my life you are with me, I want in this short Residential customers only. PVt. Colleen P. Pollard
prayer tointhatnk you for all things and confirm Each item must have price. Graduated September 4th, 2008
from you, even in spite of all material illusions. Deadline is Monday at 5pm. from Parris Island, SC,
I wish to be with you, in eternal glory. Thank Limited time only. USMC Boot Camp
you for your mercy toward me and mine. Price may not exceed
G.B- $106 per item. Colleen, was born and raised in -
MAYTHE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, $ Gulfport, and is a Graduate of
glorified, loved, and preserved throughout the I Boca Ciega High School,
world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. class of 2006. We wih you wll in
Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker e wis you we in
of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for your chosen military career.
ninet days, nine times a day. Then publish this nce 1ia Love Mom and Dad
prayer. ThankYou, Jesus. G.M. 14)9 49th St. S.Gulfport, FL 33707
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NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL
- St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In
Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wicked-
ness and Snares of the Devil. May God Re-
buke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh
Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power
of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other
Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the
Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort
to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This
Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Com-
fort Me in My Difficulties and While Lodging in
the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and
My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God
Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All
of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have
Infinite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You
(Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Over-
come All Difficulties as You Did the Dragons
at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail
Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times).
This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Suc-
cession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal
Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in
the Church to Help.Another Soul in Distress
and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This
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5224 1ST AVE. S. BRAND NEW 3/2/2- C/H/ ST. PETE ENCLAVE CONDO-Remodeled,
A, W/D Hookup. $1200/Mo. Call 244-0989. Spacious Livingroom, Large Bedroom, Kitch-
en, Dining Room, Tile Floor and Carpet C/H/A.
ABOVE GARAGE APT.- 1 BR/1.BA, Heart Pool/Fitness Center. $700/Mo. 22nd St. & 54th
of Art District. Walk to Beach, Restaurants, Ave. S. 727-343-7332.
Shops. $650/Mo. 1st, Last, Security. Call 727-
323-1814. 2BR/1BA 4545 12TH AVE. S.- $675/Mo. $200
Deposit. Section 8 Welcome. Call.Sue, 727-
ROOM FOR RENT IN -Gulfport. $125/Wk In- 688-8239.
cludes Cable & Utilities. 727-239-5253.
GULFPORT COLORFUL & CLEAN HOME-
GULFPORT NEAR STETSON- 1BR/1BA, 2/A, w/Open Air Porch, Office Area, W/D C/
Apt. Nice, No Pets. W/D. No Application Fee. H/A. Walk to Restaurants & Beach. $1100/Mo.
727-729-0385. 727-418-7272. View at:
GARAGE STORAGE www.Gulfport-Florida-Rentals.com
10x20, $120/Mo. Yearly Lease. Vicinity: 58th SUNSET BEACH TREASURE ISLAND- 1BR
St. & Gulfport Blvd. 727-710-1949. Condo, Nice Waterviews. Renovated, Water-
COZY 1 ROOM EFFICIENCY-Furnished, All front Complex, Fishing Dock. 1 Block from
Utilities Included, Patio Deck, 1 Block from Caddy's.$850/Mo. 727-599-7551.
Gulfport Pier. $595/Mo. Deposit $595. Avail- CHATEAU TOWER-S. Pasadena. 1 BR/1.5BA,
able Oct. 1st. No Pets. 727-793-7994. 3rd Floor, Great Waterview. Heated Pool and
Spa, Cable TV. Fitness Center and Balcony.
PASADENA Fully Furnished $850/Mo. Call Jim, 847-361-
WATERFRONT 6113
Bay Island 50+ Gated Community. 1BR/1BA FIVE TOWNS- Updated 1BR/1 BA, 55+, Cable,
w/Wide Waterviews. Clubhouse, Pools, Close Pool, Covered Parking, No Pets. $650/Mo.
to Beach. New Throughout W/Granite Coun- 727-577-9372 or 727-424-2238.
tertops. Over $20K In Renovations. $800/Mo.
727-341-0023. SO. PASADENA- Chateaux Towers. Remark-
able waterview. 2BR/2BA. Many amenities.
MARINA DISTRICT- Single Family Home, Secure location. $950/mo. annual. Marion
3BR/1.5BA with Extra Large Screened Back 546-0644.
Porch, Attached Garage. Bay View & Access.
$1300/Mo. with One %ear Lease, First, Last & 2BR/1 BA-Large Apt w/Storage Room & W/D,
$500 Security Deposit. Call 727-327-5455 for Hardwood Floors, Off-Street Parking, Private
Appointment. 4824 Trade Winds Dr. S., Gulf- Yard, 33rd Ave. N. $875/Mo. Small Pet OK.
port. 727-894-3252.
CHATEAU TOWER-Freshly Painted 2Br./2Ba. 5610 14TH AVE. S.-3/1 House, Gulfport.
Spectacular View of Bay/Gulf. 16th floor, Bal- $1,000/Mo. + $1,000 Security. CHA, FL Room,
cony. W/D, Front Door Covered Parking. Pool/ No Pets. Also 5945 Fairfield Ave. S. 2BR,
Spa, Fitness Room, Secured Building, Annual $650/Mo. 1 Mos. Security Dep. Available 9/15.
Lease. Non-smokers. $1200 mo. 727-798- 727-302-9838.
4540 or 207-353-4818.
4540 or 207-353-4818. 2 BR/1BA GULFPORT HOME- Newly Reno-
FRE EE 1/2 MONf TH vated. With W/D. Fenced Yard. $950/MVo. + Se-
FREE1 MO 1NT1H curity Deposit. Available Aug. 1st. 2631 45th
W/$800 DEPOSIT St. S. 727-643-4657.
Like New! 2/1 Yearly Lease. C/H/A, Carpet & GULFPORT DUPLEX-2/1. Lovely Yard; Big
Tile Throughout, Patio. W/S/G Paid. Small Pet Porch, Ceiling Fans, C/H/A, La rge Closets,
OK. Small Yard. $800/Mo. 5320 29th Ave. S. Parking. $795/Mo. plus Security. WSG Includ-
#C. Call RJ 727-647-0331. ed. Smoke Free. 727-424-6085.
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT- Condo. 1BRD COTTAGE
SpaciouslBR/1BA, Lg., Screen Porch With 1 DR *
Wide Open View Of Boca Ciega Bay. 2nd with Washer/Dryer. Nice Tile Bath. Hardwood
Floor. Plenty of Closets. W/D. Rent Negotible. Floors. $650/Mo. 727-323-7268. Bryantree@
727-804-3001. gmail.com.
2BR HOUSE IN FRONT-of City Hall and Po- CENTER OF ST. PETE BEACH- Ground
lice Station. Close to Casino, Senior Center, Floor 2BR in Duplex. Walking to Corey Shop-
Steps to Beach. Private Treed Lot, Perfect for ing. Newly Furnished, Plus TV. 55+, $850/Mo.
Seniors. $800/Mo. Full Cable Included. 727- Seasonal. Security. 367-5221
323-3028. 3BR/1BA LOVELY HOUSE- C/H/A, Vaulted
2BR/1BA HOUSE- C/H/A, Renovated, Close Ceilings, Fenced In Yard. $700/Mo. Less then
to School, Beach. Maintenance & Water In- Perfect Credit OK. If Interested Call 727-418-
cluded. 1413 56th St. S. By Appt. Only. $875/ 5295.
Mo. 1st, Last, Deposit. 727-252-9800. CUTE COTTAGE IN BUSINESS- District
PLACE YOUR AD HERE- Starting at $12 per Reasonable Rent. Possibility for Small Busi-
issue. Call 321-6965. ness. 727-322-6447.
OLD NE lbr/1 ba off strt park. WSG,G & BCable Incl. $575
PELHAM Duplex CHA 2bf/lba Stack W&D incl WSG & Lawn Care $595
ALONG THE TRAIL Great lbr/lba on site laundry ONLY $625
SALT CREEK 2br/lba w/garage duplex incl lawn service $650
NE ST PETE 2br/2ba/2cg spacious & comfortable great area $1195
PERKINS 3br/1.5ba large yard good fir space good price $885
PELHAM MANOR 3br/lba/lcg hardwood firs newer kitchen $995
VIEW ALL OUR RENTALS ONLINE @ WWW.REXRENTALS.COM
t Rentals & Realty, inc. (7 2 7) 867-3767


TOWN SHORES WATERFRONT- 2BR/2BA
Deluxe. Beautiful View, Spacious Unit with
Florida Room. Over 55. Annual Rental. Avail-
able Now. 727-204-6767.
CHARMING 1BR GULFPORT HOME-Spa-
cious Duplex, Screened Porch, Tree-Shaded
Yard, Bright & Airy, WSG Included, $600/Mo.,
5709 21St Ave. So. 404-405-8541.
FIVE TOWNS 55+ APT.- Nice & Clean, 1BR/
1BA, 860sf, Cable, Hot Water, Gas (Cooking)
Inlcuded. Pool, Fitness Center. $650/Mo. &
Security, Lease with Option Available. Non-
Smoker. Furnished Possible. Available Sept.
1st. 727-343-7343.
VERY NICE CUTE & CLEAN- 3BR/2 Full
Baths, Close to Everything. $1000/Mo. First,
Last & $600 Deposit. 5804 Emerson Ave. S.
See Info Tube on Sign. 727-742-9546.
SPB NEAR ST. JOHNS CHURCH-458 81st
Ave. 2BR/2BA Home, 7 Rooms Total, $1000/
Mo. No Pets/Smoking. 708-363-0939.
2BR/1 BA 4362 16TH AVE. S.- $825/Mo. $400
Deposit, Section 8 Welcome. Call Sue, 727-
688-8239.
(2) 1/1 UPGRADED CONDOS- All Ages, No
Pets, Both Ground Floor, Great Locations
in the Pasadena & Jamestown Areas. Both
$650/Mo. Norma Lopez, SMITH & ASSOCI-
ATES REAL ESTATE, 727-580-5402.
GULFPORT RENTAL LOCATIONS- 2BR,
House, Large FL Room, C/H/A, Nice Yard,
Near Boca Ciega High School, $890/Mo; Leal-
man Locations: 1BR Apts. from $500/Mo., Ef-
ficiencies, $450/Mo. Pinellas Co. Vouchers Ac-
cepted. 804-5596.
BEAUTIFUL GULFPORT HOUSE-3BR/2BA,
Totally Remodeled, Marbled Sinks, Wooden
Tile Floors, Bonus Rodm, Big Fenced-in Back
Yard, Walking Distance to Stetson, Safe Neigh-
borhood, Perfect for 3 Students, Professional
or Family. $1250 Negotiable. 727-410-8423.
5901 FAIRFIELD AVE. S.-Boca Ciega Area.
1BR/1BA Remodeled Units. includes water.
BRODERICK & ASSOCIATES, INC. REALTY,
727-544-1403.

GULFPORT 2BR/1-1/2BA-Unfurnished, New-
ly Renovated, 6plex Condo. $875 Yearly Lease.
BEST BEACH RENTALS 727-398-1200.
GULFPORT 5325 9TH AVE. S.- 2BR/2BA,
Corner Lot, Newly Remodeled. $850/Mo. &
Security. Available 9/15.727-322-8030.
CHATEAU TOWER S. PASADENA- Water-
front, 1BR/1.5BA, 5th Floor. Nice & Clean,
Security Entrance. All Amenities, Free Cable/
Water. $850/Mo. 727-798-7947.
5137 DARTMOUTH AVE. N.- 3BR, Newly Re-
modeled, New Kitchen, Tile Floors, New Car-
pet, Large Laundry, Fenced. $995/Mo. First,
Last, Sec. Can Rent to Own. 727-522-0593.
SO. PASADENA LARGE 1BR/1BA- Com-
pletely Remodeled, Newer Appliances, In-
cludes Basic Cable. $795/Mo., First, Last,
Security. Quiet Community. Pool, Laundry.
727-543-3291.
2725 54TH ST. S. APT 4.- Upstairs 1BR,
Across from Dog Park. $600/Mo, $500 Secu-
rity Includes Water. 727-452-5942.

MOVE-IN SPECIAL
1 BR Apt. in the Heart of Gulfport. Tile Floors,
Large Fenced Backyard. $595/Mo., $300 De-
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NORTH 4TH STREET LOCATION- Very Nice
& Clean 2BR/2BA, 1st Floor. New Carpet &
Paint. Beautiful Pool, Clubhouse & Fishing
Dock. No Pets or Inside Smnoking. $850/Mo
Plus $600 Deposit. 727-742-8677. E-Mail, me
for pictures at
trkr@tampabay.rr.com
agent/owner
SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCY- All: Utilities In-
cluded. $125/Weekly. 727-343-1637.
Also need Handyman and Computer Tutor.
LAKEWOOD ESTATES- 2BR/1.5BA/1CG,
New Paint/Carpet, Large Lot, 2537 Granada
Circle E. $950 + Deposit. 239-218-3177.
PASADENA COVE CONDO- 1BR/1.5BA,
Updated Carport, W/D, Pool & All Amenities.
Annual $875. Call Today! THE SUN TEAM,
727-345-0099.
EFFICIENCY-- $475/Mo. Quiet, Clean, Cozy.
You Pay Uitilities, We Provide Shade & Fruit
Trees. 727-323-4130 or 804-9237.
TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason-
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 327-5368.

1BR/1 BA- Newly painted and carpeted. Large
rooms. Walk-in closet. No Pets. Close to shop-
ping, Mall, Bus. 727-344-8541.
SPB BOCA SHORES-1 BR/1 BA. Condo. Bal-
cony, Pool, Dock, $790/Mo. 1st/Last/Security.
727-347-0909 or 727-804-8546.
PLACE YOUR AD HERE- Starting at $12 per
issue. Call 321-6965.
COZY 1BR SMALL APT.-Unfurnished, All
Utilities Included. Private Large Patio, 1 Block
from Bay in Gulfport. $750/Mo. Deposit $750.
No Pets. Available Oct. 1st. 727-793-7994.
DELUXE CONDO VILLA- Westshore Village.
2BR/2BA Unfurnished, A/C, Free Ext'd Cabl e,
Heated Pool, Tennis Courts, Gated, Extra
Large Florida Room, Gourmet Kitchen, Ga-
rage. $1100/Mo. One-Year Lease. Bob, 727-
452-9290.
STUDIO APT. Overlooks, Park and Tennis
Courts. Large Bath with Tub. Conveniently lo-
cated. All Utilities Included. Credit Check Re-
quired. 727-688-7622.


STUDIO APT- Private, New Appliances. Ca-
thedral Ceilings, Red Oak Laminated Floors.
Heat/Air. Utilities Included. $550/Mo., $550
Security. $30 Application Fee. 727-320-6475.
ST. PETE BEACH APT.- Utilities Paid, Gulf
View. Beautifully Furnished. $795/Md. 727-
363-3050.
VACATION RENTALS- Isla Del Sol Club Ba-
hia, 2/2, Fantastic Waterview, Beautifully Fur-
nished, Fitness Center. Also Maximo Marina
Area, 1/1, w/Boat Slip, Completely Remod-
eled, Covered Parking, On Bus Route. Priced
Depending on Length of Rental.
shellrealty@aol.com. 727-867-5536.
1BR COTTAGE- Ideal for Senior Citizen. All
Utilities Except Phone. No Smoking, No Pets.
1st, Last & Security. References. 345-1491.
ROOM FOR RENT- Furnished, Utilities In-
cluded. $110/Wk. St. Pete. 727-475-0259 Or
727-278-6300.


FURNISHED BEDROOM-House Privileges,
Cable, All Utilities Included. No Smpker/Pets.
Share Bath. No Lease. $425. Also Furnished
Room $390. Deposit Negotiable. 727-345-
4200, 727-585-9407.
APTS. FOR RENT- St. Pete Beach & Down-
town St. Pete, Totally Remodeled, Furnished
Efficencies & 1BR. Apts. Includes Water, Gas,
Cable & Garbage. Laundry On Premises.
Close To Bus Stop & Downtown. 727-410-
6599 or 727-822-5929. Background & Refer-
ence Check Required.
ROOM FOR RENT- Furnished. Cable & Utili-
ties Included. $150/Wk. St. Pete. 727-475-
0259 Or 727-278-6300.
624 1ST ST. N.- 2 Room Efficiency. $525/M6.
Includes Utilities. Near Baywalk. 727-345-
5460.


ROOMMATE WANTED-Male/Female. Fur-
nished Room, Quiet Neighborhood, Utilities
Included. $400/Mo. $150 Deposit. No Smoking
& Drug Free. 344-5206 or 813-927-7885
ROOM-Non-SmokingPerson to Share House
w/Privileges in Quiet Neighborhood Near Gulf-
port. Off-Street Parking. No Pets. $400/Mo. +
1/2 Electric. 727-374-3864.

LARGE
FURNISHED ROOM
In Beautiful Home Just North of Gulfport. $99/
Wk Includes All Utilities. Full Kitchen Privileg-
es. Call Tim, 727-698-3506.

2 FURNISHED ROOMS
Private Entrance, Covered Parking, Kitchen-
ette w/W/D. $150/Wk, All Utilities Included.
Call Tim, 727-698-3506.


OFFICE SPACE S. PASADENA- At Executive
Bldg. 727-209-0606.
OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE- Various Sizes
Available from $250/Mo. Rent Includes All
Utilities & Common Area Maintenance. Free
Wi-Fi Internet & Conference Room. Ideal for
Small Businesses & Independent Profession-
als. 3530 1st Ave. N. 727-501-6078.

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2610 44th St. Handyman Special
3 bedroom 1 bath masonry home. Large Lot,
updated bath, carport. $89,900
1419 55th St. S. 2 bedroom 1 bath, Fla.
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Art District
Old Gulfport Charmer, 2/1 with added
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$179,900



2/2 Block Home, 3rd Bedroom easily
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1214 63rd St. So.
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TOWNSHORES MANCHESTER 306- 2BR/
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PYCC. Covered Parking, Bring the cat. Neat &
Sweet. $167,000. Call Bill Sampson, Jr.Todayl
Baird Realty Group, 727-776-7280.


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Story, 4BR/3BA Home with Waterview. Hard-
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$399,000 but Flexible! FIVE TOWNS ACTION
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NEW LISTING Manchester 602 2/2 Deluxe. This condo has been handled HAMPTON 411 -1 Br Deluxe $185,000
with kit gloves.These proud owners have added so many unusual updates to KENMORE 301 End unit 2br/2ba deluxe There have been a series
make this a.beudl comfortable and space saving home, offering of updates done to this unit includingall new windows a/c and
panoramic waterviews from this top finr uni If you're looking for perfection heating. Very spacious bright & cheery. $153,0 $129,900
then this is the one for you. Covered parking. Cats accepted. $245,,000
Windsor 309- 1Br/1.5Ba this unit is totally renovated with goregous tile & KENMORE 109 tbr standard with a brand new bathroom & fixtures.
carpet throughout. Top of the line furnishings. Offering breathtaking Gorgeous cherry laminate floors in livingroom, dining room, bedroom.
waterviews.This unit has it all you will love it. Pets accepted covered New tile in kitchen & FL room. New plantation shutters in living room.
parlding. $216,00 Freshly painted throughout. Literally just steps to pool. Fabulous buy
lde Open Water Diplomat 209-1Br/1.5Ba This beautiful condo has an $118,500
updated kitchen with newer tile in kitchen & hallway. New carpet in CHATHAM BLDG. #111 Completely furnished 1Br deluxe. New
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w/ storm shutters. This unit also brings you the most extraordinary laminate floors throughout. Great patio overlooking marina. Pet
panoramic waterviews. Kitty accepted. $173,500 friendly $125,000
IVANHOE 106 -.This darling 1 Br standard offers new tile, beautiful patio AVALON #2061 Br standard, turnkey, pet friendly. New bathroom, new
outside backdoor. Come sit & enjoy your patio & watch the dolphins play. tile throughout. In n on. Home warranty offered. $129,000
Beautiful waterview. No pets. $99,000 AVALON #102 1st fEli luxe completely renovated. Park at
HAMPTON 402 -2/2 deluxe, totally equipped from pots & pans to a Christmas front door. Pet friendly. $146,000 $132,900
tree. Beautifully furnished. Storm shutters. Come & enjoy the backyard CHATHAM 404 1 Br deluxe, new kitchen & bath. Triple crown
oarbeque. AVAILABLE FOR 6 MONTHS OR ANNUAL RENTAL $174,900 molding hrougroui Fr.nly [,ainle Pel
LANCASTER 604 I Br delue wimt all new iarninne r floors mruug]riout Ne mrendly $122,000
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$142,000
LANCASTER 9415 2/2 deluxe en nn oilne whe rendible waterviews Ivanhoe Ibr oelue tur.nen 1 I
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G2737 $229,900


Price Reduced! Great'
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