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Title: Gabber
Uniform Title: Gabber
Portion of title: Gulfport gabber
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport Fla
Publication Date: February 5, 2009
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Gulfport (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
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Inside
this week...


Lions Pancake
Breakfast
Saturday, February 7
see page 2

Home Tour
Volunteers Wanted
see page

So Pasadena
Band Concert
ee page

Gulfport Art Walk
see page

ThisN Thatin
So Pasadena
see page 10

St Petersburg
Republican Club
Meets Februay 11
see page 15

Valentine Dance at
Gulfport Casino
see page 16

Chamber Seeks
Volunteers
see page 17

Hard Candy
A New Colunm
By Cathy Salustn
see page 55


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EveryThursday


Games for a
Good Cause
Ouer 100 members of the
Gulfport omens Club ard
their guests gathered at the
Town Shores Auditorium
this pasct adnesday for a
day of garres and to raise
money lor boal schools
and seniors in need Those
attending would choose
from a wide ray of games
This group of mother-in-
laws is pying the arient
game ol dominos dating as
ar bk as 1355 BC


City Council Brings Back

Chickens, Again
The much discussed ordinance to allow residents to keep
chickens in Gulfport passed city council on Tuesday by a
vote of 3 2 Mayor Michael Yakes, vice mayor Micelle King
and council member Mary Stull voted in favor Council
members Bob Worthington and Judy Ryerson voted no
The controversial ordnance originally failed on second
reading because two council members were absent when
the vote was taken
This issue came before us a number of times, said Yakes
I certainly hope this is the final vote on this "

58th Street Construction


City Hires Grant

Consultant
The city of Gulfport has hired
the firm of ECIVIS, Inc as a
grant consulting firm in the
amount of $15,300 ECIVIS, Inc
is a grant referral service and
is currently being used by Palm
Beach County for many of their
grant solicitations
"Due to the possibility of
Economic Stimulus dollars
being provided by the federal
government, the potential exists
that the amount of competitive
money that will be funneled
through grants may be as much
as 10 times higher than i an
average year," sad Jim OReilly,
interim city manager "Planning
and being up to date on these
programs and potential new ones
that will follow will be invaluable
to the city "
ECIVIS, Inc will provide access
to advance notificationofexpected
increases in funding before the
formal solicitation, know exactly
what programs are relevant and
what this year's modifications
mean OReilly noted that the
city will be in a position to be
alerted about new programs that
are likely to develop in the second
half of the year


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is scheduled to continue through February 13 Expeot delays and
detours during the process


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Gulfport Lions
Pancake Breakfast
The Gulfport Lions Club will be
presenting their third Pancake
Breakfastof the season otn Saturday
February 7 from 7 am to noon at the
Gulfport Lions Center, 4630 Tifton
Drive S nrght behind the mara
They will be serving pancake s and
sausage with syrup, scrambled eggs
and coffee or tea to drink All you
care to eat the donation price of $4
Bring your whole family and all
your fiends to joi us and spend
an enjoyable morning overlooking
beautiful Boca Cega Bay
The Gulfport Lions Club supports
many local activities, such as Little
LEague and Scouts, as well as
providing eye exas and eye glasses
for those who cannot afford them
When you c mie out and support your
local Lions Club, you are helping
raise money to help those in vour
community who ae less fortunate
With the economic downturn they
anticipate even more calls for their
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"Support The Troops"
Event Approved
On Tuesday, Gulfport city council
approved a request from Stetson
University College of Law to hold
an event supporting and honoring
our troops The event is slated for
February 14 from 9 30 am to 4 00
p m at the Gulfport Recreation
Center
The event is scheduled to have
a free Bar-B-Que, games and
amplified music on a stage Stetson
is requesting that those who attend
bnng items which may be sent to
the troops serving abroad
Council member Mary Stull
abstained from voting on this issue
because her employer is Stetson
University

Council Passes
Manatee Protection
Gulfport city council approved a
resolution on Tuesday creating a
"manatee protection zone" between
day marker (Green) #3 and day


marker (Red) #12 m the Intracoastal
waterway m lower Boca Clega Bay,
within the jurisdictional waters of
the city of Gulfport
Residents Glona Ellwood of 5929
Bayview Circle and George Gordon
of 6108 Kipps Colony Dnve West
had made the request to council to
make this area located to the south
of their homes a manatee protection
area due to increased rsks posed by
boaters
The new resolution will be subject to
the efforts, viability and concurrence
with the draft of the overall Manatee
Protection Plan that the Pmellas
County Coastal Management
organization is presently developing


Attention
Homeschool Teachers!
Are you homeschoohng and looking
for resources and support9 The
Gulfport Library is looking for input
about developing their collection to
supplement and support your efforts
to homeschool What books and
other resources would you like your
library to have available Would you
be interested m meeting regularly
at the Library with others who are
homeschoohng' You are cordially
invited to attend an formal "pow-
wow" at the Gulfport Pubhc Library
on Saturday, February 21, 2-4
pm FMI, contact Martha Loyd at
893-1073


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ruary 6 & 7, 13 & 14 and 20 & 21 at 8pm $15
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Business Location
The Outpost on Beach Blvd S is
the first location to sign up for the
Gulfport-St Pete Beach Trolley
token purchase location They are
already planning a fun filled event
this Saturday evemng, leaving the
Casino stop at 5 50 p m and heading
out to tour St Pete Beach On their
way back, they will be stopping of
at the Horse and Jockey Outpost
owner, Leslie Gilchnst says that
they are celebratmg two birthdays
and anyone is welcome to join the
party
You can now purchase your Trolley
tokens at the Outpost Outpost
hours of operation are from 11 am
to 5 p m Monday through Saturday
and noon to 5 pm Sunday Hours
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special events
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mark your business as a "Trolley
Token" location'

Bargains at Gulfport
Elementary Yard Sale
On Saturday, February 7 from
8 am to 2 p m, Gulfport Elementary
(2014 52 Street S, Gulfport) will
open its gates to a huge yard sale to
help benefit children's supphes and
programs
Truckloads of items have been
donated from many generous people
in Gulfport and surrounding areas If
you're looking for a special something,
you may just find it at the Gulfport
Elementary Yard Sale
Business sponsors include The
City of Gulfport, The Chamber of
Commerce, Smokmn' Joes, the Gulfport
Gabber, Gulfport Storage, The Storage
House, Pubhx, La Cote Basque,
Olympus Prnntmg, Safety Tire Auto
Service, Reef Dog, The Longhouse,
Small Adventures Book Store, The
Home Depot For more information
or donation pick up, please call Pat
Dunham at 321-5379


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"Seven Year Itch"
Opens Tonight
Island Community Theatre will
present the comedy 'The Seven Year
Itch" from February 5-22 at The
Catherine Hickman Theater, located
at the intersection of Beach Boulevard
and 26 Avenue S in the arts district
of Gulfport
Like many other Manhattan
husbands, Richard Sherman sends
his wife and son to the country for
the summer, while he stays behind
to toil Though reveling m temporary
bachelor freedom of lifestyle, he's
resolved not to carouse and philander
like some others But his overactive,


avvidimagination goes mtohyper drive
when a dehghtfully unconventional,
voluptuous blonde moves m upstairs
"The Seven Year Itch" was written
by George Axelrod and will be directed
by Elaie Cloud Goller The play was
the aspiration for the endearing
and enduring classic Billy Wilder
film starring Marilyn Monroe and
Tom Ewell "The Seven Year Itch" is
named as one of the American Film
Institute's top 100 American comedy
films of the past 100 years
Performances are Thursday, Frday,
and Saturday show times are at
8 pm with Sunday matmee
performances at 1 30 p m
Tickets are $15 adults and $10 for


students for all Friday, Saturday,
and Sunday shows Thursday tickets
will be buy-one ($15)-get-one-free A
discount is available to groups of 10 or
more (except Thursdays)
For reservations call 430-2328 or
visit www islandcommunitytheatre
com

Volunteer with Pink
Flamingo Home Tour
The Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
is seeking volunteers to staff the Pink
Flamingo Tour of Homes Tour date
is Saturday, March 7 Call Margo at
the Chamber at 344-3711


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Free Band Concert
Tonight
The South Pasadena Community
Bandwillpresentafreeconcertmthe
Life Enrichment Center Auditorium
at Pasadena Community Church on
February 5 at 7 30 p m The concert
features music by popular American
composer Leroy Anderson
Max Millspaugh, Musical Director
of the band said "the music of Leroy
Anderson is firmly entrenched m
American pop culture "Syncopated
Clock" and "Blue Tango" are well
known examples of Anderson's


distmctive composition style"
Millspaugh noted that Anderson
wrote nearly all of his pieces for
orchestra, then transcribed most
of them himself for band "Leroy
Andersonisconsideredby manytobe
one of America's four greatest 20th
century composers of instrumental
music alongside George Gershwm,
Aaron Copeland, and Charles Ives
The concert commemorates the
100th anniversary of Anderson's
birth," Millspaugh concluded
A commumty relations initiative
of the City of South Pasadena and
the City's Cultural Arts Council,


the band has 50 members and
presents a popular concert series
annually Mayor Dick Holmes noted
that the auditorium, located behmd
the church's sanctuary bmulding at
227 70 Street S m St Petersburg
has adequate free parking for cars,
vans and buses and the facility is
handicap accessible "We always
look forward to the band's concerts
and we welcome the folks who come
to enjoy our band", Holmes said
Future pubhc concert dates for the
2008-2009 season are scheduled for
March 5, April 2 and May 7

Tickets on Sale for
Casablanca Night
"Play it again Sam" is one of the
most famhiar quotes for the classic
movie, Casablanca Relive the
moment at a very special event
hosted by the Gulfport Museum and
the Historical Society at the Gulfport
Casmo Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd
S on Friday, February 27 from
7-11p m
Live 30s and 40s music performed
by Bobby Tess and special guest
smger, entertainer Steve Wayne If
you wish, dress in your swmging best
for the costume contest for 30s/40s
dress Tickets are on sale now for
$15 and available at the Gulfport
Chamber of Commerce (2800 58
Street S Gulfport) or call Cathy
at 345-1501 Proceeds benefit the
Gulfport Museum and the Historcal
Society Scholarship fund


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Clothing Swap Returns
to Complexions
Is it time to update your wardrobe?
LocalShopsl com and Complexions
Skm Care are planning another
clothing swap This will take place
1 4 pm Saturday, February 7, at
the courtyard, 2908 Beach Blvd in
Gulfport Bring your unwanted but
gently used clothing and accessories
and trade them nl Everything
that' les let goes to CASA advocacy
group/shelter for victims of violence
abuse In their last clothing swap
they packed almost three cars with
donations This is agreatopportunity
to get new clothes and meet your
neighbors If you can't make it to
the swap but have clothes you'd like
to donate to CASA, you may drop
them off at Complexions For more
information go to LocalShopsI com
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African Violet
Show and Sale
Upper Pinellas African Violet
Society Judged Show and Sale will
be held at Sunken Gardens, 1825
Fourth Street N. in St. Petersburg on
Saturday, February 7 from 10-4:30
and Sunday, February 8 from noon to
4 p.m. Admission to show is free with
the price of admission to the Gardens.
Flowering plants, leaves and starter
gesneriads, supplies and accessories
will be on sale. Bring your problem
plants for a check up or just learn
how to grow violets. Contact Diana
Haff at 347-1382.

Local Author has
Book Signing
Local author Priscilla Hoon will
sign copies of her book "The Crocodile
God" on Friday night, February 6 at
the Small Adventures Book Store,
3107 Beach Boulevard S. in Gulfport.
The book, a work of fiction, is set
in southwest Florida and has been
praised by critics as a good adventure
story.


First Friday Art Walk
Fall in love with Gulfport! Gulf-
port's First Friday Art Walk on
February 6 features over 50 fabu-
lous artisans, crafters, antiques
dealers and entertainers along
Beach Blvd. from 6 to 10 p.m.
Live entertainment including Ur-
ban Gypsies, Summer Town and
more, can be heard throughout
the waterfront district. View the
stars through SPAC's state of
the art telescopes. The Industrial
Arts Center features live demon-
strations by award-winning glass
blower Owen Pach, and offers
20-minute Blow Your Own Glass
Ornament mini-classes.
Art Walk takes place on the First
Friday and Third Saturday of ev-
ery month, year round. Relax and
enjoy an extraordinary shopping
and dining experience on Beach
Blvd. in Gulfport, Tampa Bay's
"best kept secret". Free Gulfport
trolley rides, free parking, pet and
family friendly. Vendors can down-
load the application at http://gulf-
portma.com. For more information
call 322-5217.
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The St Petersburg Times and HCA
Hospitals of Tampa Bay present a
special day dedicatedto women The
Tampa Bay Womens Expo will
take place on Saturday, February
7 from 10 4 pm at the Coliseum in
St Petersburg
Learn more about common diseases
and innovative treatments from Bay
area doctors Attendees will benefit
from educational lectures devoted
to women's health issues There will
also be healthscreemngs throughout
the day Get your Body Mass
Index, have a vision or osteoporosis
screening and learn how to manage
your health Visit with health care
professionals for expert advice on
your personal wellbemg for today
and the future
In addition, there will be over 50
booths with displays dedicated to
work and leisure, weight loss, fitness
and relaxation The Tampa Bay
Women's Expo will be filled with
ideas and inspiration for your life
Free admission and free parking
The Coliseum is located at 535
Fourth Avenue N inSt Petersburg
For more information contact Dave
LaBell at 893 8523 or visit www
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South Pasadena
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Book Swap
Don't forget to visit the Book
Swap Monday to Friday from 9 3
Volunteers are still needed for this
dub m the Cultural Arts Council
Room Should you need more
information, please call 347 4171
Recycling
The City is purchasing 14 recycled
benches though the grant program
to replace the wooden benches
throughout the City
Holday
City Hall will be close on February
16 for Presidents Day
Actinties
Bingo is still held every Thursday
at 12 30 Exercises classes every
Tuesday and Friday from 9 10

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Honoring
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Tlns Thursday evemng, all are
invited to remember the late Fran-
ces Purdy as the most active of
volunteers during the 1990s, one
who kept the office doors open
many days and provided an end-
less stream of support and promo-
tion for Gulfport Library director
Kitty Smith has arranged for the
hbrary meeting room to be named
the Frances Purdy Fnends Room
m her honor A dedication recep-
tion will take place there on Thurs-
day evening, February 5, from 5 30
to 7 30 at The Fnends Room of the
Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28
Avenue S Please stop by and jon
her many fnends for refreshments,
a video memonal to her hfe, and
remarks from her family, as well
as the unveiling of a new portrait
of Frances by Lynne Brown


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4630 Tifton Drive South
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Game Party
The St Pete Beach Community Club,
Inc will have their annual card and
gane party on Saturday, February
7 at Warren Webster Building,
1500 Pass a Grille Way in St Pete
Beach frm 1 4 pm Donation of $4
Homemade desserts and tea and
coffee will be served Themr will be
a table full of prizes and a winner
at each table Raffles will also be
available Call Mare at 360 8216 or
Elame at 367 2520

Florida Highwaymen
Artists at the Casino


and sale of vintage Florida souvenrs
andmemorabila, andagreatchance
to find quirky Sunshine State kitsch,
rom flamingo figurines to alligator
ashtrays, ephemera such as travel
maps and postcards to old tropical
furnishings vintage Florida license
plates and even Aloha shirts Plus,
meet and mingle with the Florida
Highwaymen artists, including
James Gibson, Issac Knight, Robert
Lewis, Roy McLendon Sr andWillie
Reagan


historical societies and the Florida
Orange Juice Girl greeting you at the
door Tourism films from the 1950's
willbe shown continually throughout
the day, as well as a film on the
Florida Highwaymen Cash bar all
day, andgreat southern style foodby
Smokm' Joe's Barbeque Admission
$6, children under two years old
$3 Visit at www hulahulabiz or
321 8454


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Shore Boulevard S
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St. Stefanos Greek Fest
St Stefanos Greek Orthodox
Church will present Greek Fest 2009
on February 6, 7 and 8 Hours are
Fnday 5-10 p m, Saturday noon to
10 pm and Sunday noon to 8 pm
St Stefanos is located at 3600 76
Street N
Along with delicious homemade
foods, dehcacies and pastes, there
will also be a $25,000 Honda Hybnd
car raffle, 50/50 chances, The Kefi
Dancers, authentic Greek music
and dancing demonstrations, Greek
Cultural History Museum and
displays, Bounce-y House and special


events for children, Greek cooking
demonstrations and artisan crafts
and jewelry vendors Parking will be
on the premises Call 345-8235 for
more information

Holy Family Church
to Hold Garage Sale
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from 9-2 p m at Holy Family Catholic
Church, 200 78 Avenue NE m St
Petersburg
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Jeanmne Storer at 572-1224to reserve
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sell any tobacco items, weapons or
alcohol

Experience the
Labyrinth
Open on August 8, 2008, the
Gulfport Labyrinth has added wonder
and amazement to this wonderful
city Nestledm the heart of the
49th Street art district, the Gulfport
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ponder some of the mysteries of life
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a peaceful artistic setting Follow the
pathway and be exactly where you
need to be
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Republican Club
to Meet
Steven Schedhner, founder
of Safeway org, will address
the members and guests of the
St Petersburg Republicn Club He
will discuss the growing epidemic of
cyber bullying and ways to promote
safe usage of the internet by child
Mr Schechner is cognmzed as an
authonty on the subject and has
developed educational programs for
school use After the presentation
he will answer questions from the
audience Everyne invited to
attend and participate in the question
and Answer session
The meeting will be held on
Wednesday, February 11, at 7 p m
m the Pozadilly Cafeteria, 1900 34
Street N m St Petersburg For more
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live musical entertainment Full cash
bar and snacks am available Tickets
are on sale now at the Gulfport
Casino or $12 Cll893 1070 or more
information

Professional
Guardian Course
St Petersburg College is offering
the 48 hour State approved
Professional Guardianship Traning
course beginning February 11 at the
Clearwater Campus The class is from
6 10pm on Wednesdays and8 am
to 5 p m on Saturdays for our weeks
The fe e r the class, including text,
is $295
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and educate participants with the full
range of activities and requirements
necessary to be ome professional
guardians Guest prsenters from
all walks of life that the guardian
will mteract with, are feature
throughout the class This course is
suitable for anyone who is serving,
or wants to serve, as a guardian
whether as a professional family
member or volunteer At the end of
the course participants will receive a
crtefipate of completion and a roster
of students will be forwarded to the
Florida Department of Elder Affairsl
Statewide Public Guardianship office
For more information or to register,
callthe Lifelong Lerning department
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Chamber Seeks to
Lend a Helping Hand
The cmlfrort Chamber of Commerce
office located in the BEan of Anerica
Building at 2808 58 Street will now
take donations ofschool supplies and
non-perishable goods to assist local
residents in need The Chamber
has alwas participated in seasonal
drives for back to school or holiday
meals, now there is a year-round
need and w we want to be there s
a resource" stated Lonr Roso,
ChamberPresident These donations
will be distributed to the appropriate
Gulfport entities to nmke sure they
are used to benefit our nei ghors
Moreinformeatononprograms eamed
at helping students and families
in need will be forthcoming Please
drop off items at the Chamber office
between 9am-m pmweekda es For
more information call 344-3711

Vendors Sought for
Seafood Festival
Volunteers along with retail id food
vendors ae being sought for 22nd
Street South's 7th Annual eaotod
Festival on Saturda. April 4, from
10am to7pm Booths re $25 per
space
Included also will be the quarterly
Youth Market event with youth and
youth organizations having booths
offering their arts, crafts, fund-
rasing products nd services Youth
vendors wanted
For details ad registration contact
22nd Street Redevelopment office
at 455-5130 or go online to wrw
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Book Talk to Benefit
SunFlower School
The Sea Breeze Manor Bed and
Beakdast aIn will he hosting a
funidraiser to benefit the SunFlower
School On Suady. February 8
from noon to 4 p m Authors Margo
Hammond of "Between the covers"
Molly Barnes of "A Cood Day for
Uncle Elmo" and Debhora Frethl
of "Tales from aHaunted Penlnsula"
will be on hand to sign and sell their
hooks to guests There wll also be
live entertainment with mimcoss
and chocolate to entice guests to
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attended nd will heldin the Tropica
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Alzheimer's Disease
The City of St Petersburg
Commission on Aging sponsors


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February 10 at the Sunshine Center
Auditorium 330 Fifth Street N The
topic is "Azheimer's Disease and
Treatment" The speaker eill be Dr
CGovuan Baula Hors d'euvres and
snacks will e provided by Pier
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By Barbara Dye
The February 12 meeting will be
a self-guided tour of the Florida
Botanical Gardens in Largo. For
those who want to carpool, please
make arrangements to meet at the
Hickman Theater parking lot at
10:45 a.m. If you are not carpooling,
the address of the Florida Botanical
Gardens is 12520 Ulmerton Road.
After the tour, those who are
interested can have lunch at
Sweet Tomatoes in the Largo Mall
at 13101 Seminole Boulevard.
Arrangements for this outing were
made by Cathie Slicker. She may
be reached at 341-1286 if you have
any questions.

Get Rescued Seeks
Vendors/Sponsors
Get Rescued is seeking local
sponsors and vendors for their
5th Annual Animal Fundraiser
on February 28. The event will
feature adoptable pets, art, craft
and food vendors along with live
music the length of Beach Blvd. in
Gulfport, "the Little City with a Big
Heart". Proceeds from the event
will benefit all of the 501c3 rescues
that participate. Well-behaved
pets and their people are invited
to attend! Interested vendors/
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Ray Sansom should be able to resume his dutie

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By Leg Clito ale e etic violation


Carlene Toms, Treasure Island:
"This is just so typical of pohtics these
days. But how stupid was this guy to
take a job with a college he himself
had helped get a bunch of money to?
His recusal wasn't a noble gesture,
made in the interest of the people.
It was him, pure and simple, who
was looking out for his own hide and
trying to retain his personal power.
Being Speaker is a big deal; the posi-
tion garners a lot of respect and vis-
bility. So why would Ray Sansom do
something so clearly unethical and
then place himself in an arrange-
ment where he could still keep his
title and status in the House? There's
something that smells fishy here...
just wait. I'm sure there's a whole lot
more to this story and I bet he ends
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Rob Tuchol, St. Pete Beach: "I
beheve that anybody who holds an
official position is in that position
as a representative of the public
trust. They should be held account-
able. Sansom should have his day in
court, but any loopholes he seems to
find just make him look guilty. Just
because the loopholes exist doesn't
make him look any more innocent
for using them to justify what he did.
It's just plain wrong to get monetary
gain from an institution that he got
millions of Florida state tax dollars
for while serving in the public trust.
Why didn't he say at first what he
was going to do? Why didn't he admit
to taking the college job until he just
caught? He knew he was wrong. It
was only after he got caught that he
admitted to what he did. And then to
twist the rules so he can regain con-
trol of the House just isn't right. It's
not in the best interest of the citizens
of Florida. It just reeks of impropri-
ety. There is too much wheehng and
deahng and we've had eight long
years of this kind of underhanded-
ness. The government wasn't created
to serve the government; it was cre-
ated to serve the people."


MichelleWhetstone, Treasure Island:
"Ray Sansom is not above the law; we
should all be held to the same standards.
I think he should be removed from office.
If he felt the need to recuse himself, then
he must have something to hide. It makes
him look guilty. I think he wants the citi-
zens of Florida to beheve he's doing that
for their best interests. It's obvious that
he's only looking out for himself."


Frank Mazzoni, Boston and Sem-
inole: "We have the same thing go-
ing on in Boston at the moment. Our
House Speaker, Sestito has been ac-
cused of allegedly accepting bribes
from Connecticut casino owners so
that he would vote NO for casino
development in Massachusetts. The
FBI has him on tape taking money
for his votes. Now Sansom looks
guilty, but he put himself in a good
position by temporarily appoint-
ing another Speaker, so that he can
claim his job back. It was a smart
move. But I think the Repubhcans
will vote to get him out if the investi-
gation goes too long. I mean the guy
gives a college tons of money and
then gets a job from said college for
a hundred grand. How transparent
was that to take a job from an insti-
tution that you just got the State of
Florida to give cash to? The least he
should have done was give the job to
a family member so there would at
least be a layer between him and the
issue. But I think he must have done
some good for his constituents; I bet
they vote to keep him in office, unless
he gets convicted of some charges."




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10 Jezebel's god
14 Uneven
15 "Judith" composer
16 Elbow-wrist
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17 Rodeo rope
18 Novelist Ethel
White
19 Great northern diver
20 TV game show
22 Impart
23 Map abbreviation
24 "Ferdinand the Bull"
author
26 White House
nickname
29 Underworld
32 Has a crush on
36 Anklets
38 Official seal
39 Playhouses
40 Blackboard
42 Iliad deity
43 Gaieties
45 Formal-wear feature
47 Glenn's "Pocketful of
Miracles" co-star
48 Dime. for one


49 Verdi's "La forza
destine"
50 For fear that
52 Edwardian, e.g.
54 TV knob
57 Triple Crown horse
63 Oil letters
64 Phone button
65 One of the Horae
66 "New Look" fashion
designer
67 Medley
68 Canvas shelters
69 Gainsay
70 Tennis-ball brand
71 Senator Kefauver

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2 Oratorio part
3 Peregrinate
4 Lively
5 Fit as a fiddle
6 Fifty percent
7 Buffalo's county
8 Voids
9 "The Cloister and the
Hearth" author
10 "Death in the
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11 Shampoo additive


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13 TS. Eliot's
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21 Ferments
25 "Thrilla in Manila" boxer
26 Fat Man in New
Mexico, e.g.
27 North Carolina island
28 Chicago Sun Times
critic
30 Female rabbit
31 Precise
33 Play with clay
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35 Booth
37 Leon Urls novel
38 Was altruistic
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48 Kind of gun
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53 Buenos
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Hotel for Dogs
In the latest family release from
Paramount, two kids invite a ruck of
otherwise homeless dogs for an indefi-
nite stay in an abandoned house, thus
creating a "Hotel for Dogs."
In reality, hotels are businesses, run
by adults, for the benefit of people,
who are often paying good money for
their stay.
While hotels, motels, inns and re-
sorts that permit dogs have grown in
number over the last decade, those
pet policies come with conditions. It
is the responsibility of the pet owner
to seek out, understand and adhere to
the hotel's policy. Noncomphance, ac-
cording to the following letter from a
hotel manager, brings the promise of
fewer hotels that will extend an invi-
tation to your pet.
Dear Uncle Matty: I read your col-
umn regularly on the Creators Syn-
dicate website and love your common
sense approach to responsible pet
ownership.
Speaking as the office manager of a
small boutique motel, I wonder if you


would address being a responsible pet
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Our policy is: Dogs up to 20 pounds
are allowed, there is a $10 pet fee,
dog are never to be left alone in the
room, and they are not permitted in
our two log cabins or the fenced pool
enclosure.
One of my two biggest pet peeves is
people who simply show up with their
dog and neither inquire about our pet
policy nor tell us they have a dog with
them. When people reserve one of our
cabins, which sleep eight, they are
told that pets are not permitted in the
cabins. And yet the person making the
reservation doesn't pass this informa-
tion on to other family members who
will be staying with them, and those
family members don't bother asking
about the pet policy before showing
up.
My other pet peeve: People who let
us know they have the dog, but then
blatantly ignore our very reasonable
pet policy -- leaving the dog alone in
the room or bringing the dog into the
pool enclosure. They then get offend-
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tel room for you and your four-legged
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-- Are dogs allowed?
-- Is there an additional pet-rental or
cleaning fee?
-- Are dogs allowed to stay in the
room alone?
-- If not, is there a local day-boarding
kennel they would recommend?
-- Is there a weight or breed restric-
tion?
Also, be considerate of where you
take your pooch to relieve himself -- as
far away from the guest rooms as pos-
sible. And if you are allowed to leave
your dog alone in the room, make it
for short periods of time and hang the
Do Not Disturb sign outside the door
to avoid unnecessary confrontations
with housekeeping.
Of the more than 300 million people
living in the United States, about 50
million of them are dog owners. The
relative few owe it to the many to
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make harmonious coexistence pos-
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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Go
hghtly. This is best accomphshed
when you keep it simple. Instead of
negotiating, accountingandworrying,
just give. It's oddly berating to stop
trying to get ahead. It allows you to
relax and see where you are, which
is the most beautiful location in time
and space you have ever witnessed.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You
have made some big-hearted choices
in your hfetime, and you are still
reaping the good karmic benefits.
There are more of these decisions to
make -- at least one this week. You're
in an experimental mode, and it's not
all smooth. All of your testing and
reaching out is molding you into an
extraordinary being.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your
requests are not unusual or out of
hne. Still, you're met with baffled
looks. It's as though you are slightly
ahead a beat -- or more likely others
are behind. Either way the effect is
the same. You'll have to patiently
repeat yourself, and it also helps to
stay absolutely cheerful whatever
response you get.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You're
different from those you'll spend time
with. Circumstances beyond your
control have brought you together
with this rather unusual group. You
can be an integral part of the mix
without having to change. There's
no need to hide the thing that makes
you stand out. Celebrate your truth
and you will thrive.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It's
tempting to think that there is a
powerful mentor, an inspiring coach
or a wonder product out there that
can solve all of your problems -- or at
least the big one that's on your mind
for most of this week. You not only
have the answer, you are the answer.
Beheve in yourself. Thursday brings
a stroke of luck.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You
will lead projects, but that doesn't


mean you have to control them. To
keep accidents from happening,
you can follow the rules, adhere to
tradition and stick to the recipe --
and that still might not work. Better
to embrace the likely possibility of
mishaps and consider that they may
actually improve the outcome.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your
greatest pleasure is in earmng what
you have, not in magically getting
what you want. That is the reason
you don't desire merely to be happy.
It's the pursuit of happiness -- the
journey and effort required to obtain
a symbol of joy -- that excites you.
This week you find new motivation.
Your grit and gumption inspire all.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). A
question burns in your mind. It's
interesting to look for the answers
in science and philosophy. However,
your findings in these areas lead
to more questions. Develop your
spirituality. Through meditation you
will discover that you have the kind
of peaceful answers inside you that
make questioning unnecessary.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Someone
will occupy your attention and
perhaps not in a healthy way. To
increase the flow of love through your
life, break your thought pattern in
regards to this individual. A strong
association that you have with this
person is based in truth, but is not
entirely true. You create powerful
change on Thursday and Friday.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Have
you ever driven down the street and
for a spht second forgot where you
were going? Well, it's no wonder, and
you'll do it again this week because
you have a thousand things to
accomphsh in seven days. Your mind
has to take whatever little breaks
it can get to keep going with this
jugghng routine.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). It's a week of laughter. Maybe
the world is no funnier than it was
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truths, strange juxtapositions and
stark iromes start to pop out and
tickle your intellect. When you talk
about your experiences, you make
your loved ones giggle, too.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
Do not discard your first impulses,
especially the ones that make no
sense. Document your feehngs and
observations. You have a direct hne
with all of the forces of the umverse,
and messages are being constantly
dropped in your path this week. What
you don't understand on Monday is
crystal clear on Saturday.
This Week's Birthdays: A
nurturinginfluence helps your talents
to blossom, and you will interact
with the world in a more creative
way this year. Money comes from an
additional source this month. Love
and romance pull you to interesting
parts of the globe in the spring. Your
attention goes to a fabulous project
in June. It's a sometimes strenuous
endeavor, which is partly why you'll
become sobondedwith the interesting
people you meet along the road to
completion. Family celebrates you in
August.


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Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Carol & Joe are back. Sing &
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Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Jules is back with is Country mu-
sic. Come join us.
Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Wayne & Bill, Karaoke &
Dancing
Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open
Friday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Jo-Anne's Karaoke
Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m.
The Toonsters with J & Lolita,
Singing & Dancing.
Sunday, 1-3 p.m.
Italian American accordion by
Woody for fun and dancing.
Donations accepted
Weather permitting
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More Artists from
Winter Show
By Mary Marsh
Gracing the walls of our Treasure
Island Community Center until
March 5 are works by members
of the Art Guild of T.I. Today we
feature Sally Pierce and Gay Wom-
ack.
Skilled watercolorist Sally Pierce
shows her eye for composition and
subtle handling of color in her
paintings: "Autumn Reflections,"
"TheEgg" and "ARose Is A Rose Is
A Rose...", but in "Breath Of Life"
Sally treats us to the fragile profile
of a child inhaling the aroma of a
lush pink rose.
The beautiful Impressionist style
of Gay Womack's oils is evident in
her choices for our exhibit: "Sun-
down Pass a Grill Beach," "Young
Girl" and "Brass Pot With Spring
Flowers". A perfect example of her
wonderful sense of color is her still
life "Yellow Flowers," bursting
with colorful reflections.
Enjoy these works and those of
Linda Critser, Eleanor Adamo, and
Margo Morris at the Center, on
106 Avenue just east of Gulf Bou-
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skaters need to purchase a Skate Park
sticker and have a consent form on file
at the Recreation Center Annual cost for
stickers is $5 res/$10 non-res Consent
forms are available at the Recreation Cen
ter, 5730 Shore Blvd S Monday through
Friday from 9 am 8 pm Skaters ages
17 and under must be accompanied by
a parent and show proof of residency for
registration
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Adult Basketball- Thurs 6-9 pm An
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12pm Annualreg $15 res/ $100 non res
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WHAT'S HAPPENING
@ THE LIBRARY?

PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS:
A Very Special Event We are pleased to
announce that on Thursday evening, Feb
ruary 5, 5 30 7 30 pm, we will re dedicate
the Library Friends Room in memory of
long time Library advocate and Friend of
Gulport, Miss Frances Purdyl The dedica
tion ceremony will include the unveiling of
a beautiful new portrait of Frances, and re
marks by members of Frances' family, and
will be followed by a reception and refresh
ments, featuring musical selections byLinda
Brassell and Oliver Norden All friends of
Frances and the Gulfport community are
cordially ivited to attend
AARP Tax Service: A free service for se
niors and others on low or fixed incomes
Friday, 10 00 am-4 00 pm, through April
10 First come, firstserved Bring all tax
papers and a copy of last year's return
Register to Vote-Make Freedom Count!
Municipal elections are March 10, and the
registraton deadline is Monday, February
9 Don't miss this opportunity to register to
vote, update your address or signature, or
apply to vote by mail A representative of
the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections
will be present at the Gulfport Library to
assist you, as well as provide Optical Scan


up- Registration cost is $10 Classes be
Fn Tues ,Feb 10th, 67 45 pm Cost is
6 per class Call AAYA 813-88 52292 for
more info
AAYA Dance -BEGINS FEBRUARY
5th for ages 5 & up- Registraton is
Thurs, Feb 5th from 67 30 p m Cost is
$10 Classes begin Wed, Feb 12th, 68 45
p m Cost is $6 per class Call AAYA 813
885-2292 for more info
Basic Drawing BEGINS FEBRU-
ARY 5TH -Thurs, 1 302 30pm The fee
is $15 per class Please call the instruc
tor Doug at 643-2554 or John at 893 1079
with questions You will need to bring a
pencil and paper to class
Creative Writing-Fri, 78 30 p m
Learn how to put your creatve thoughts
together and write them down Meet oth
ers with similar interests and exchange
ideas Call Rosiland Miller at 381 1030
for more info
Fenaing Wed, 4 305 30 pm for ages
8 15 and 5 306 30 pm for ages 16 70 are
welcome Cost is $5 per one hour session
Call Jim Campolli at 813-855-3112 for
more info
Gymnastics Fri, 5 306 15 pm for
ages 5-12 Cost is $25 per month Call
Barbara at 804 9400 for more info
Karate-Mon &Fri, 6 308 pm (Begin
ners), advanced students stay until 8 30
p m Cost is $35 per month
Nia- Thurs, 10 15am Your first class is
free Fees are monthly $32, drop in $10 a
class, or a 8 class pass for $56 Call 727
729 9410 for more information or online
at www NiaStPete com
Noisemakers Mon 5-6 p m for children

Library 55012
Voting System demonstrations Saturday,
February 7, 11 00am4 00 pm
Craft Club for AllAges: Saturdays, Feb
ruary 14 and Februay 28 at 2 00 pm Pre
sented byPat Brinkley
Socrates Caf6: These monthly discussion
groups were inspired by the book The Six
questions of Socrates Author Christopher
Phillips traveled the world to lead informal
groups, engaging people in the manner of
the ancient Greek philosopher, for whom
"the questions are more important than the
answers" Thursday, February 12 at 10 00
am
Suncoast Computer Users: Thursday,
February 12 at 6 00 pm
Soraobookers Club for Teens & Adults:
Brng your pictures, books and questions,
and prepare to have a great time' Make
beautiful pages of memories for yourself
and your family Some supplies available,
but you furnish your own 12x12 scrapbook
album FMI, contact Kay Boatwright 893
1074 Saturday February 14 at 1 00 pm
Coffee/Talk: Our 14th annual series of
monthly book discussions continues as we
meet to discuss Phlippa Gregory's The Oth
er Boleyn Girl Join us for coffee, light re
freshments, and lively conversation Pick up
a discussion guide and reserve a copy of the
book at the Reference Help Desk Thursday,
February 19 (coffee's ready at 10 00 am, talk


Blvd. So 893-1068
and 6 307 30 p m for adults Cost is $15
per class or $105 for an 8 week session
Call Gabe at 345-7472 for more inform
tion
Streetwise Self-protection & Emoow-
erment for Women-Tues 630-730
p m Cost $7 per class or $50 for entire 8
weeks Call Barbara Stark, 727-321 2098
for more info
Stretch & Tone-Tues & Thurs 910
am Cost is $3 per class Bring your own
weights and mat
Tai Chi & Health Recovery-
Senior Tai Chi & Health Recovery Tues,
9-10 15am
Advanced Beginners Thurs, 9 10 15
am Donations accepted Call Marge at
345-6708 for more info
Tennis-Tues 4 30 p 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 pm On
goig classes $45 a month or $13 per
class Call Patsi at 501 3559 for more in
formation and supply list
Walking Club -Tues & Thurs, 9am
Noon Please wear comfortable clothes/
footwear and bring water bottle Call John
at 893-1079 for more info
Yga-Thurs 6 30 7 30 p m Blend
strength, flexibility, balance and relax
action All fitness 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


th Ave. So. 893-1074
starts at 10 15)
Attention HomeschoolingTeachers! Are
you homeschooling and looking for resources
and support? We are looking fr input about
developing our collection to supplement and
support your efforts to homeschool What
books and other resources would you like
your library to have available? Would you
be interested in meeting regularly at the
Library with others who are homeschool
ingm You are cordially invited to attend an
informal "pow wow" at the Gulfport Public
Library on Saturday, February 21, 2 004 00
pm FMI, contact Martha Loyd at 727 893
1073
Short Stories Discussion Group: Pre
sented by local chapter of Brandeis Univer
sity Women Monday, February 23 at 1 00
pm
Genealogy Discussion Group: This is not
a formal class, just an opportunity to meet
and share experiences and information with
others interested in delving into their family
history Saturday, February 28 at 1 00 pm
FMI, call Kay Boatwrght at the Library
893 1074
Gulfoort Creative Short Story Writers:
Wednesdaymornings at 10 00 am
One-on-One Computer Instruction: By
appointment only contact Alex Hooks at the
Reference Desk, or call 893-1073

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Senior Center 5501 7t Ave.So. 893-1231


Presidents Day Cme and celebrate
esints Dawthus onMon Feb 16
Cal now b et our name on the ist for
lunch Chiln 1 fruit salad and dessert)
Cost $200 Must paying advance
Thai you. Fair Spnsors & Vel-
Thaks to all who helped make our annu
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vendors in last week's Gabber Here is
the list of other participants Health Fair
Sponsors Shapemaster, HR Block, Well
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cbrs PTEC, By Dermabtology, Gulfcoast
Community Care, Compay Care, Deaf &
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ng of Paso Pinellas Inc Palms of Pasa
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house of Pnellas, Department ot Elder
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Boca Clega Rehab Center, Response Link,
PTnellas County Home Extension Service,
CarmelaNesi(line dance class) Hospice,
YMCA, Marge Hynish luncheon$ Paloazo
ci Orm Pinellas County Emergency Man
Sement, and Neighborly Care Network
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eryonel
Chorus A elonm ConcerThe Cho
rus elorum Concert wll e held on
Fr Feb 27 at 7 30pm in the Hickman
Theater Proceeds benefit the Semor Cen
ter Foundation Tickets available at the
.in a une Cla-Tme Dance Classes
ar heldevery Thurs at 10am Class size
limited Call J sign up Free
New S nish Classes-A new scenes of
Begning d C satonal Spanish
Classes e now in progress Beginning
Class starts at 4po Conversaton at
5pm
re Hean lreenints-Fre Hearing
cree s wl e offered on Tues Feb
17, 9 30 11 30am Phones for the hearing
impaired will also be provided dunng the
same time
Phone Distlnbution fr Hearln In
Aied-Tues Feb 17 930 11 0AM
Qall 399 9983 for eligibility critena No
cost to qualifying persons
Exercise
Chair Exerise with Phil every Tues at
10 30am(Senior Center)
Total Fitness every Mon & Wed at
1 30pm (Neighborhood Center)
Tai Chi &HealthRecovery every Tues at
9am (Rec Center)
Ta Chi for Advanced Beginnmers every
Thurs at 9am (Rec Center)
Yoga every Wed at 1 30pm (Senior Cen
ter)
Win Bowlinmg every Thurs at 1pm (Senor
Center)
Treadmills & Recumbent Cycle, Sam 5pm
(Semnor Center)
randy Bars-EW orlds Finest Chocolate
carnd bars are now aralable a the Se
nior Center for $1 00 per bar Proceeds
will benefit the Senior Center Founda
ton Great value that includes a coupon
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New Elder Law Chu Call now to ib
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Feb 20th Must arrive by 9 30am for ie
istrtion Attrneys will provi& help with
legal forms (wills, living wills, powers of
attorney, healthca sur ate eb)This
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Itaban Tanianfe/Dance Classes Be
gunners, Advanced and Conversatonal
classes meet at 6pm every Thursday
Advanced and Conversational Italian
Laguges continue at 7pm Italian folk
dance (Italian Style) offered at 8pm (no
3rd Thurs ) Newcomers welcome
Diabetic Education Classes-Diabete
Educator Sandra Grosvenor offers free
diabetic education classes every 2d and
4th Mon at 10am Learn how to manage?
cope with diabetes Next classes Feb 9 &s
Diabetic Supporti Gmu- meets every
Monday at 10am except the 2ad & 4th
Monday
Health Insurance OQestins? SHINE
Counselor Sarah Peel can help you with
yourMedica Medic ad questions or bill
ing problems and help you select an Yp
prdpriate Medicae Part D plan Call now
for a one on one appointment
AARP Dnver Safet PramEvery
first and second uesds, 123 0 4 30pm
Fee $14 ($2 discount for AARP members)
Must attend both classes Call Susan at
(727) 341 0130 t register or visit wwiar
aarp orgnhcve
Sumivort Groups
Support forHearng I mpaired- 1st & 3rd
Mondas at 2pm
Support for Visually I mpaired-every a2d
and4th Mon at2pm
Support ltr Camegivers- every Wed at
2pm
Cards & Games
Be iing Bndge Class -Tues at 1 0,
lec at 6 fopm
Contrast Bridge Tues & Thurs, 2pm,
BingcdFn, lpm EuchralTues 6 S0pm
Board GameD Mon, 1pm, WnBowlin mg
Thurs, 1pm
USDAFood Every 2ndThurs 9am noon
for quafyg Gulfrort residents Proof of
income and address required fcr new cli
ents
Movie n HiEkmna Theater Harold &
Maud Feb 23 1pmro
Qlting Club-EveryTues at10am
WitersGmup -Every Fn at 10am
Wii Playems Wanted Come bowl with us
every Thursday at 1pm Newcomers wel
come We will soon be participating in a
tournament with other fawllites
Wed at 1030am Special Speaker Jay
Dolan from LPL will speak on Wed Feb
11 on Fixed Income and Howit Relates b
Your Portfolio
Senor Employment & Voluneer
Symposium- Wed Feb 25, 9am 4pm in
Hickman Theater Registration Fee $15
Contact irr commumites oralffeti me
org or call Joann Williams at 850 414
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Exerose Class-Mon day &
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Great Backyard
Bird Count
The 2009 Great Backyard Bird Count
is coming up again February 13-16
Last year 85,725 bird watchers
submitted their checkhsts, and
reported 635 different species It
amounted to the sighting of 9,805,216
birds located throughout the Umted
States and Canada
The Bird Count is a joint project
between Cornell Lab of Ornithology
and the Audubon Society This
activity is equally appealing to couch
potatoes and avid bird enthusiasts
It's the perfect activity for reclmer
activists If you have a window,
pencil, pen, or crayon and a chair you
can participate


For those who prefer to combine
relaxation with their exercising, it's
a great opportunity to go to the park
or beach and watch birds
Last year, Florida ranked 7th on the
Top 10 States Reporting hst, coming
m behind NY, NC, PA, CA, OH, and
VA Florida ranked 3rd out of 10 on
the Most Species Reported hst
You will find all the formation
you need to participate at www
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features overcoming test anxiety,
taking officially retired practice
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Wanna Dog Fight?


Hmoto by tmiiio uominguez
Robert R "Boom" Powell and Larry
"Worm" Elmore of Air Combat USA pose
in front of their airplanes at Albert Whitted
Arport this past weekend Both former
military pilots are part of a group that tour
the country offering civilians with little
or no flying experience the chance to
play at being fighter pilots for a day and
participate in mock dogfights


Apply for Cultural
Exchange Trip
ThecityofSt PetersburgInternational
Relations Committee and the Rays
Foundation are sponsonng an annual
cultural exchange with Takamatsu,
Japan, its sister city since 1961 Two
high school jurors who are residents
of St Petersburg will be selected
to officially represent our city as
goodwill ambassadors to Takamatsu
tins summer
In addition to experiencing typical
Japanese family life, culture and
sights, student ambassadors will
have the opportunity to enlighten
young people of Takamatsu about
St Petersburgs people and culture,
said Abdul K Ah, chair of the city's
International Relations Committee
The high school jurors selected
will receive free economy round trip
airfare to Takamatsu and a home stay
with a Japanese family (or famihes)
for up to three weeks during the
summer of 2009 After the exchange
tnp, each student must be available
for interviews to promote the program
for the next year Each student agrees
to share his or her expenences with
students, civic groups and other
interested citizens upon return from
the exchange
The application form is available
on the city's web site, www stpete
org/japan Apphcations must be
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postmarked or e-mailed by February
20 For more formation, contact the
city's international relations haison
at 551-3250 or e-mail, annwykell@
stpete org

Civil Air Patrol
Flight Training
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is activating
proficiency flight training beginning
February 7 and 8 and every week-
end after m the areas of Egmont
Key to Caldesi Island The search
training is m support of the local
boating community with the CAP
arcrew looking for any boats that
might be n trouble or m need of help
The airraft has a radio with a CAP


ground base radio station
The Civil Air Patrol is the auxiliary
of the Umted States Air Force
The local CAP Squadron is located
on Albert Whitted Airport in
St Petersburg

MARSP
The St Petersburg Chapter of the
Michigan Association of Retired
School Personnel will meet on
Tuesday, February 10 at 1130 am
Joy Katzan-Guthne, plamst, vocahst,
composer and lyncist, will return
and present a program entitled "The
Greatest Hits of Tm Pan Alley" Call
Laura Nordstrom at 865-9867


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Local Pianist to
Perform at Palm Lake
James Weaver, a local pianist and
composer, will offer a piano concert
at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 8 at
Palm Lake Christian Church, 5401
22 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Weaver, director of Act One, a
musical group offering scholarships
to talented young students, will
include selections from his new CD
Color of Passion, along with favorite

Pilgrim Congregational
United Church of Christ
You Are Always Welcome
Sunday Worship Service 10:30 am
Nursery Available
Adult Sunday School 9:30 am
Bible Class
S Wed 11am 7pm (same topic)
S6315 Central Ave.
iD r 727-347-1226
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Proceeds will support our Food Pantry
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classical work. Free and open to the
public. Donations accepted to Act
One. Call 321-8356.

WinterFest at St. Luke's
Mom, dad, kids and friends can
join the folks of St. Luke's for a cool
evening of games, fire pit, sing-a-
longs, grilled hot dogs, hamburgers
and S'mores on Friday, February 6
from 6-8 p.m. at St. Luke's UMC, 4444
Fifth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Chairs will be available or bring your
most comfortable blanket. In the
event of rain, event will be moved
indoors. Free. Call 321-1335 or visit
www.st-lukesumc.com

Concert at St. Vincent's
On Sunday, February 15 at 4 p.m.
St. Vincent's Episcopal Church will
present a concert featuring Roberta
Poellein at piano, Cindy Orozco,
soprano and Ed Johnson on flute.
The church is located at 5441 Ninth
Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.












Schedule of Worship
Sunday Worship
8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
Wednesday 10:00 AM
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LoveNotes in Concert
at Pilgrim Church
The fifth and final concert of the
Rosalia Maresca Concert Series
will feature the LoveNotes, a
popular and entertaining singing
group. The program will be held on
Sunday, February 15 at 3 p.m. in the
sanctuary at Pilgrim Congregational
United Church of Christ, 6315
Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.
A $5 donation is requested. Come
out and enjoy this affordable
Valentine weekend opportunity! For
information call the church office at
347-1226.

Sermon Series to
Focus on Happiness
Are you happy? Times are tough and
folks are searching everywhere for
happiness. A new job? Fewer bills
and more money to pay them? A new
car, more "stuff'? Would these things
make you happy? On February 8,
Tom Greene, Pastor of Garden Crest
Presbyterian Church, will launch an
eight-week sermon series entitled:
"Be Happy Attitudes", which will
look at eight great attitudes that
complete a person's search for true
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Welcomes You
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Terrific Tuesday ................ 3:30-5:00 p.m.

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On February 8 "Taking the First
Step" will explore how happiness is
not determined by what's happening
around you, but by what's happening
within you. Successive topics include:
"Overcoming Brokenness," "Getting
Control," "Finding Satisfaction,"
"Letting Go of Grudges," "Maintaining
Authenticity," "Working Through
Conflict," and "Taking the Heat".
Garden Crest, located at 5901 Ninth
Avenue N. welcomes everyone to its
friendly, casual, 9:30 a.m. service
with coffee and snacks beforehand.

Bryan Popin in Concert
at Park Place Wesleyan
Bryan Popin, recording concert
pianist, will perform at Park Place
Wesleyan Church, 4400 70 Avenue N.
in Pinellas Park on Sunday, February
8 at 10:15 a.m. Free admission. Call
526-3674 or visit www.ppwc.org.


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Bogie Lady Pirates take

Palm Harbor to the Hoop


Lady Pirates guard Latona Stephens fights through a wall of Palm Harbor players on her
way to the basket for two
By Leigh Clifton
Bogie's Lady Prates extended their winning streak by crushmg Palm Harbor
High last Saturday, 71-49 m a regular season game that has extended the girl's
winning streak to 22-3 and has them ranked 9th overall in the state Led by
core players #32, Latavia Dempsey ,#14 Tamara Taylor, #2 Tory Stephens and
#33 Missy Schmidt, the Lady Pirates have had a spectacular season and look
forward to Distncts later this week If a game with Dixie Holhns Wednesday
mght goes according to plan, the Ladies will move on to arch nval Lakewood
this Fnday might That game will determine who moves on to District Semi-
Finals The loser goes home and their season is done The Bogie Lady Pirates
have the third longest streak for appearing m district playoffs, they have been
to that particular dance 16 straight seasons, and Coach Will White wants to
keep that streak alive If they can beat Lakewood, the ladies move onto Gibbs
Saturday mght
"We have a lot of returning players from last year that went to the Final Four
last year, only to lose in the Semis Our goal thus year is to work really hard
and wn it all, "says Coach Will White "Ifs been a hard journey and we had
a lot of games to play We've put m sweat, time and effort to give us the best
opportunity and we're ready "
It would appear that the Coach has really gotten the Lady Pirates on the
winning side of the court, they've won an impressive 80% of their games
durng the last six years that he has been coach But Coach White is qmck
to give credit to the community, who supports the very popular program and
to Child's Park Recreation Center, where a lot of the girls play m the AAU
League Youth Basketball programs Thls enables them to play ball year round
and Coach White says that the Rec Center does a great job of prepanng them,
they have better skills and are in better athletic shape
These ladies are not just great athletes, they excel academically as well Last
year all 16 semors went on to college, seven on basketball scholarslups There
are seven semors thus year, all are committed to college Two of the semors will
attend with basketball scholarships Coach White acknowledges that Bogie
does have qumte an elite status when it comes to basketball
"We have the third longest streak m the state for making Districts, 16
straight seasons We definitely want to keep that going," Coach White says
The Lady Pirates will know their fate Fnday might Stay tuned


SPOT Opens
Spay/Neuter Clinic
Stop Pet Overpopulation Together
(SPOT) is opening its first spay/
neuter clinic on February 19 at
4403 62 Avenue N in Pmellas Park
Last year SPOT distributed 6,000
vouchers for discounted spay/neuter
procedures with 66% redeemed
in Pmellas County In support of
National Spay/Neuter Month m
February, SPOT will be unveiling
their new advertising campaign
along with music, food, goodie bags,
raffles, a silent auction and more
Event begins with hors d'oeuvres at
6 pm The grand opemng is free to
the pubhc For more information, call
545-3463

Learn about Reverse
Mortgages
A public semmar covenng the
pros and cons of the FHA Reverse
Mortgage program for semors age
62 and older will be held at 10a m,
Thursday, February 5 at Bethel
Baptist Communty Church, 2901
54 Avenue S m St Petersburg
The educational session is free and
open to the pubhc Literature and
information will be available from
the National Council on Aging and
the National Council on Aging m
Place The program will be presented
bycertifiedreversemortgage experts
Refreshments will be provided For
additional information, please call
Donna Moore at 831-3416


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Lincoln's 200th
Birthday Celebration
The Histonic Gulfport Casino
Ballroom has ben selected as the
site for the Bicentenmal State
Dinner honoring President Lincoln's
200th birthday on February 12 The
celebration resembles aWhite House
State Dinner with all the pomp and
ceremony associated with functions
at the White Hosue Guests will
arrve at 6 pm for hors d'oeuvres
and cash bar The sit down dinner
will begin at 7 p m The theme of the
programs "The Hand of Providence"
and will focus on the providential
nature of Lincoln's presidency
The dinner is the brainchild of
Father Wayne C Genereux, O de
M, Administration of the Most
Holy Name of Jesus in Gulfport and
sponsor of this years dinner
Tickets are $40 per person with
reserved seating and are available
at Most Holy Name of Jesus
Catholic Church, 5800 15 Avenue
S in Gulfport Tickets will not be
available at the door Tables of 8
at $40 per person may be reserved
Corporate sponsorship is $450
per table of 8 Lee Roy Selmon's
is catering the event Patrons
who reply by January 15 will be
guaranteed seating Seating after
January 15 will be on a first come
first serve basis
Proceeds to benefit the Most Holy
Name of Jesus Life Teen Ministry
The program is open to all youth
regardless of race, creed or national
ongin Their programs help many


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teens at a critical tune m their hves
They also work for the betterment of
others and the less fortunate in our
community
For more information, call
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Old Cell Phones Needed
Do you have old cell phones lying
around9 The Sunshine Center, 330
Fifth Street N ,collects themto assist
semors who do not have cell phones
They can use them to dial 911 m an
emergency Please collect any phones
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Shop Thrift, Boutique
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Did you know Pasadena Community
Church has three stores m one
location (Pasadena Avenue and
SecondAvenue)9 Come see theirlarge
assortment of Valentme decorations
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Thrift and Boutique are open 9-12
Wednesday and Saturday Gift store
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and professional organization memberships, specializes in asthma and pulmonary disease, including
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56th Annual Starlight Musciale

"Trrn Your Rdio On!"

Thursday, February 19th and
Friday, February 20th
7:30 pm in the Sanctuary
Reserved Seating Tickets $6
Available to purchase in the
Church Office 10 am 2 pm Tuesdays
through Thursdays and also at the door

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Public Comment

& Council Quotes
Excerpts heard at the February 3, 2009
Gulfport city council meeting

"I discovered after making such a big deal out of it at the last meeting
that we already have an ordinance on the books which says we must
plant indigenous trees on all city land." -Judy Ryerson, council member.
"Golf courses are exempt from these kinds of regulations. We need to
work to close the golf course loophole" -Al Davis, Gulfport resident on the
new fertilizer ordinance
"This won't set us back to the dark ages. Let's give it a try and if there's
a problem down the road we can always fix it." -Sam Henderson, Gulfport
resident on the issue of chickens in Gulfport.
"I got more emails on this issue than any other issue we've ever had
in Gulfport combined." -Michele King, Gulfport vice mayor on the issue of
chickens.



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News from tie
Julfport Nistorical Society
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530128 Avenue South
Relive Wartime
Romance
Dance to the music of the Big Band
Era! Enjoy exotic dancers! Dress in
costumes of that era! Come to the
Gulfport Casino on Friday night,
February 27 for an evening of fun
and dancing. Costume contest,
door prizes. Tickets only $15 per
person available at the Casino,
the Chamber of Commerce and
the Gulfport Historical Museum.
All proceeds benefit the Gulfport
Historical Society.

2nd Mile
Recovery Group
The 2nd Mile Recovery Group
promotes growth in Christ and
recovery from addictions. Open
to all those affected by addiction
whether individually afflicted
or burdened by someone who is.
Meetings will be held Tuesdays at
5:30 p.m. at Tradewinds Church,
6740 Park Street S., So. Pasadena.
Call 344-1501.


New Entree Every Week!
This Weeks Entree:
Chicken Cacciatore,
Polenta, Mussels
Dessert & Coffee
2500 34th Street S.
Serving from
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Every Thursday
All Dinners $9.00
_! Wine & Beer available
Located next to Kentucky Fried Chicken
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Events at American
Legion Post 125
By Don Phipps, Commander
Sunday, February 8, is our next blood
drive from 8 30 to 11 am If you can
donate blood, your breakfast is free
Sunday breakfast is cooked to order
You get eggs, bacon or sausage,
potatoes, toast, juice and coffee for
only $3 50 Side dishes are also
available Breakfast is served from
8 30 to 11 am
Friday, February 6, dinner will be
baked or battered haddock, fries,
cole slaw, roll and butter for $7 75
The second entr6e will be veal cutlet
with brown gravy, mashed potatoes,
vegetable, roll and butter for $6 50
Saturday, February 7, we will
be serving pork loin with stuffing,
mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable,
roll and butter for $6 50 All dinners
are served from 5 to 7 p m
The Southern Knights Band is here
every Friday and Saturday night
from 7 to 11 p m This is the best band
around and I know you will enjoy
dancing and listening to their great
music
Monday and Fridays, Marlin will
be playing and singing in the lounge
from 3 to 6 pm Come in and listen to
some good entertainment
Lunches are served on Tuesdays,
Wednesday and Thursdays from
11 am to 3 pm and on Fridays from
11 am to 2pm and Sundays from
2 to 5 p m Lunches are not served on
Monday or Saturdays
Tuesday and Thursdays come in
and sing with Ron's karaoke at 7 p m
Darts are played every Saturday at
8 pm Play pool for free on Saturdays

Quality Cuts at a Great Price

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Barbershop


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7112 9th Ave. No. Saint Petersburg

452-6347
Tues. -Fri. 9am-6pm Sat. 9am-3pm
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until 5 p m
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 Acollectionboxis 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

Woman's Club
Going Red
The monthly meeting of the GFWC
St Petersburg Woman's Club at 40
Snell Isle Boulevard N E will be held
on Friday, February 13 at 1 p m The
Community Outreach Department
has invited Susan Hopkins of the


American Heart Association to be their
guest speaker "Go Red for Women"
- the American Heart Association's
nationwide movement, celebrates the
energy, passion and power as women
to band together and wipe out heart
disease Attendees at the meeting are
encouraged to wear red Guests are
welcome to attend, refreshments will
be served
For further information on monthly
meetings, Saturday Group and other
diverse activities which include
art and craft workshops, monthly
excursions, book discussions, weekly
sewing group and card games please
call 822-4982 The St Petersburg
Woman's Club has been serving the
community since 1913

Bahai's of Gulfport
Join them for meditation, reflection
and sharing for peace, rejuvenation
and fellowship every Wednesday
from 7-9 pm at 4914 29 Avenue S
in Gulfport Free All are welcome
Call 368-2819 Sponsored by Baha's
of Gulfport


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Kj($pazo t'g Centenniad
100 Week Countdown to 100 Years!

Gulfport Centennial Countdown Continues!

In just 88 weeks, Gulfport will
celebrate the centennial of its mcorpora-
tion, October 12, 1910 We'll be remuad-
ing you every week with an interesting
old photograph from the collection of the
Histoncala Museum See if you can iden-
tify the people, places, and above all the
decade of each picture as it comes along
-4. To make it a httle bit of a challenge, we
won't pubhsh the correct caption until the
following week

LAST WEEKS ANSWER:
Shown m last week's photo The folks
gathenng nce shells on Gulfport beach m
last week's picture must have been doing
it in the 1910s, because the first casino
appears hazily in the background The
tiny shells, hke grans of rice, were strung
together to make necklaces to keep or sell
to tourists Where are they today9 Mrs
Shore Dmners? When and where was tlhs Answer next week Thorne wrote m 1958 "I haven't seen
one m years they've seemingly disap-
peared, just as that romantic era has been
Think you know the answer? relegated to memory
Send us an email with your answer, name and
phone number to News@theGabbercom


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Salute the Troops BBQ
The public is invited to attend a
free "Salute the Troops Barbeque" on
February 14, between 11am 2pm
at the Gulfport Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Boulevard S
Attendees are asked to bring
donations of non perishable items,
including toiletries, books, magazines
and stationery supplies, to help
create care packages for members of
the US Amed Forces
The charity drive, now i its third
year, is hosted by Stetson student
organization Law & Order, and
jointly sponsored by Stetson's ABA
Law Student Division chapter, the
City of Gulfport, and the law firm of
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
This year's event features games,
face painting and balloon creations
for children and, on a first come,
first served basis, free food and
entertainment for participants
Attendees may write personalized
messages of appreciation to military
personnel at the card writing
station
Public parking is available at the
Gulfport Recreation Center and
along Gulfport Beach
Recommended items to donate
include baby wipes, beef jerky,
magazines and books, razors and
shaving cream, socks, hot chocolate,
reusable water bottles, non
perishable food items (cookies, chips,
crackers, cereal, instant oatmeal,
pudding, canned fruit, soups, canned
tuna), Gatorade mix, hard candies,
instant coffee, Tupperware, plastic
utensils, fabrc softener, seasonings









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NOW

OPEN!
1K Wed. Ri.
Wed. 4S:0pm 7:3p
Some Salurdays
Call Church M-F 321-1335
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hot sauce, sugar packets, Tylenol,
muscle rub, travel games and toys,
batteries (D and AA), stationery
supplies, CDs, cotton swabs, Ivory
soap, eminine hygiene products,
tobacco, cigars, cigarette papers,
disposable cameras, bug repellent,
sunscreen, mal order catalogs, aloe
vera, toothpaste, toothbrushes,
dental floss, deodorant, body lotion,
toilet paper and tissue packages,
throat lozenges, eye drops, lip balm,
foot powder, eyeglass wipes, and
prepaid phone cards

Town Shores Bocce
The week of January 26 was a
difficult week to get games played
due to the weather but it was an
interesting scoring week Dover
ended up all alone in 1st Place The
Buckingham Diplomat, Jamison
and Eton buildings all tied for 2nd
Place The Embassy, Gro/Fax and
Manchester teams all came in tied
for 3rd Place and the Nottingham
team held on to 4th Place Come
down to the Bocce courts to watch the
excitement unfold

Free Acupuncture
Clinic for Veterans
Acupuncturists Without Borders
is offering a free acupuncture clinic


to provide treatment for veterans,
their families, and their health
care workers These acupuncture
treatments address stress, insomnia,
post traumatic stress syndrome,
depression and anxiety The clinic
is held at Unity Christ Church, 6168
First Avenue N in St Petersburg
at 730 pm every Thursday The
clinic is free, donations are welcome
For further information, please call
727 204 5203

Learn How to
Use a Chart
The United States Power Squadrons
Seminar Series, How to Use a
Chart, will be presented by the St
Petersburg Sail & Power Squadronon
February 19 from 7 9 p m at the St
Petersburg Sailing Center, 250
SecondAvenue SE, Demens Landing
in St Petersburg Instruction
is free Materials are $22 per
family, maximum 20 students Pre
registration required Contact www
boating stpete org or call 498 4001


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WellNI

A Good Fight's Sleep
Why we (or mammals in general)
sleep remains largely a mystery, but
researchers at the Max Planck Insti-
tute for Evolutionary Anthropology in
Germany have a theory: Parasites.
They suggest that sleep (three to 20
hours a day in mammals) improves
immune function, helping humans
and other animals to fend off infec-
tious organisms.
"While awake, animals must be
ready to meet multiple demands on
a limited energy supply, including
the need to search for food, acquire
mates and provide parental care,"
said Brian Preston.
"When asleep, animals largely avoid
these costly activities and can thus
allocate resources to the body's natu-
ral defenses."
So next time the alarm clock goes
off, hit the snooze button and contin-
ue to fight the good fight.


I Women's Health Research. Caring.


EWS.
GET ME THAT. STAT!
Recent research by the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture says some of the
growth in childhood obesity rates can
be attributed to calorie creep in home
cooking. In other words, mom's meals
are simply more fattening now.
As proof, consider the iconic cook-
book "The Joy of Cooking." Calories
in its recipes have increased 63 per-
cent since it was first published in
1937.
OBSERVATION
The more severe the pain or illness,
the more severe will be the necessary
changes. These may involve breaking
bad habits, or acquiring some new
and better ones. -- Self-help book au-
thor Peter McWillams (1949-2000)
BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Breast milk is 50 percent fat.
STORIES FOR THE WAITING
ROOM
One day Dr. Joseph Bell (Sir Arthur
Conan Doyle's medical school mentor

Compassionate. Commilled. I


and the inspiration behind "Sher-
lock Holmes") assembled a group of
students around a patient's bed to
demonstrate the deductive method of
diagnosis.
"Aren't you a bandsman?" Bell asked
the sick man.
"Yes," replied the man.
"You see, gentlemen, I am right,"
Bell declared. "It is quite simple.
This man has a paralysis of the cheek
muscles, the result of too much blow-
ing at wind instruments. We need
only inquire to confirm. What instru-
ment do you play, my man?"
Said the patient: "The big drum,
doctor."
MEDTRONICA
Doc guide
docguide.com
A collection of breaking medical
news stories, webcasts, glossaries
and more, registered users can per-
sonalize their pages to automatically
link to favorite sites or journals.
LAST WORDS
Cold Harbor. June 3rd. I am dead.
-- A note pinned inside the jacket
of a dead Union soldier at the Battle
of Cold Harbor. Thousands of Union
soldiers were killed or wounded in
a futile frontal assault against en-
trenched Confederate forces. It was
common for soldiers to place a final
note inside their jackets prior to an
attack, particularly one considered to
be suicidal.


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Gulfport Little
League Wish List
By Dawn Johnson
We, the Board Members of Gulfport
Little League, are asking for your
help and support in fulfilling the
wishes forthe clhldrenin ourprogram
at Gulfport Little League Any
contribution or act of kmdness will
be deeply and greatly appreciated
Food, oil, any perishables for
concession stand
* Eqmpment baseball, gloves, bats
and catchers gear
* Volunteers coaches, scorekeepers
and concession stand
* Microwave
* Refrigerator
* Pitching machine
* Fans for concession stand
* Air Conditioner for upstairs office
* Stay Dry and caulk for fields
* Office supphes file folders, file
labels, envelopes and stamps
* Any assistance to help repair our
score boards (we have estimate on
hand)
Call Dawn Johnson, Gulfport Little
League President at 710-2676

Sons of Italy
Pasta Night
John Paul 1 Lodge will hold a pasta
mght every Monday from 4-8 p m
featuring all-you-can-eat pasta with
two meatballs, salad and coffee
Beer and wine available The Lodge
is located at 2500 34 Street S m St
Petersburg Take out available Call
323-2691



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nelhborhood market
"Come Taste the Difference"

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St. Pete Beach, FL. 33706
8AM to 7PM
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Go Steelers!


An enthusiastic group of Steeler fans show their team spirit at the Town Shores Super
Bowl party held on Sunday A large group of football enthusiastic (or at least those who
wanted to see the commercials) gathered in the Town Shore Auditorium for the event which
featured food and a wide screen TV to watch the game Steeler fans seemed to be on
hand in abundance Arizona fans were harder to find











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Gulfport, FI. 33707

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sEVEE .


URI I
Following are some of the calls that
Gulfpor Police responded to during
the past week
Fnday 1123
Animal Complaint 5800 Blk 18th
Ave S
Suspicious Vehicle- 5500 lk 28th
Ave S
Soliciting- 5800 lk 20h Ave S
Burglary- 6200 Blk 11th Ave S
Threatening Bodily Harm- 3100 Blk
Clinton St S
Suspicious Circumstances- 1700
Blk 56th St S
Saturday 1124
Robbery-1400 lk 49th St S
Stolen Vehicle- 5600 Bk 29h Ave S
Criminal Mischief- 6100 lk 8th Ave
S
Accident with Injuries- 6000 lk 17th
Ave S
Burglary- 1300 lk 60th St S
Trouble with Individual- 5600 lk
Shore Blvd S
Burglary-5100 lk28th Ave S
NarcoticsiDrugs- 5800 Bk 27th Ave
S
Burglary- 2700 k 45h St S
Trouble with Individual- 2700 lk
52nd St S
Criminal Mischief- 5800 Blk 18th
Ave S
Sunday 1i25
Animal Complaint 2500 Blk Premier
Dr S
Animal Complaint- 300 Blk Newton
Ave S


Recovered Stolen Vehicle- 5500 BIk
28th Ave S
Noise Complaint- 4900 Bk 31st Ave
S
Recovered Stolen Vehicle- 2400 Blk
&5rdSt S
Domestic Wrbal- 1100 Blk 53rd S
S
Trouble with Individual- 5100 lk
13th Ave S
Criminal Mischief- 1700 lk 58th St
S
Domestic Verbal5400 Blk26th Ave
S
Robbery- 1400 lk 56th St S
Traffic Stop-Failed toStop- 4800 Blk
15thAve S
Monday li26
Domestic Battery- 1800 Blk brd St
S
Criminal Mischief 6300 Blk 6th Terr
S
HarassingThreat/Obscene Cals-
Location With held
Domestic Verbal- 5100 Blk 14th Ave
S
Domestic Verbal- 1600 Blk 56th St
S
Theft- 5600 lk NewonAve S
Harassing/Threat/Obcene Cals-
Location Withheld
Tuesday 1127
Suspicious Whicle- Miriam St S
Noise Complaint- 3000 lk Clinton


St S
Arrest on Warrant- 2400 BIk 5rd St
S
Trouble with Individual 900 Bk 58th
St S
Reckless Driver- Trail Spur
Theft- 5300 Blk 8th Ave S
Noise Complaint- Beaoh Bars
Domestic erbal- 2800 Blk Clinton
St S
Noise Complaint- 2900 lk Beach
Blvd S
Suspicious Person 2200 Blk rd St
S
Wednesday 1128
Suspicious Circumstances- 5600
Blk 16th Ave S
Suspicious Circumstances- 1100
Blk Gray St S
Trouble with Individual 5400 Blk
29th Ave S
Threatening Bodily Harm- 900 Blk
58th St S
Accident with Injures- 1500 Bk
62ndS S
HarasingfThreat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld
Trouble with Individual- 5300 lk
Gulfport Blvd S
Suspicious Circumstances- 5500
Blk 18th Ave S
Suspicious Person- 5700 Blk 23rd
Ave S
Thursday 129
Noise Complaint 5800 Blk 21st Ave
S
Battery-2200 lk 52nd S S
Burglary- 5200 Blk 16th Ave S
Suspicious Vehicle- 700 lk 51st St
S
Suspicious Person-2000 Blk 52nd St
S
Lost/Stolen Tag- 5200 Bk 14th Ave
S
Trouble with Individual- 5300 lk
10thAve S
Suspicious Circumstances- 1800
Blk52nd St S
Street Obstruction- 2000 Bk 58th S
S

Gabohher February 5 Februariy 2009


Crime Awareness Meeting
The Gulfport Crime Awareness & Prevention Program will be hosting a
Convenience Store Security Seminar at our February meeting Our goal for
this seminar will focus not only on the employees of the stores, but haso for the
consumers who sl should eel safe stopping at these stores Although it is pmot
ed as a convenience store issue, it is very applicable to any business that has
customers and hndlesmoney Ourguest speaker will be Sgt Josh Stone ofthe
Gulfport Police Department The meeting will be on Monday, February 9 at
7p m at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27 Avenue S For moreinformation
contact Jeri Reed at 327 3509 or at Jrvolunteeraol com






Adult Basic ATTENTION GULFPORT TEENS


Sailing School
Boca Clega Yacht Club will be
offering a five week Adult Basic
Sailing Class beginning Wednesday,
March 11 The course includes five
Wednesday evening classes as
well as four weekend waterfront
sailing sessions Students will put
classroom theories into practice
sailing the club's Catahna 16 5 fleet
Cost is $225 per person including
all classroom materials and an U S
Sailing Association Basic Keelboat
manual Participants will receive
a complementary three month
membership With a 2 1 student
teacher ratio this is the most
reasonably priced program in the
Tampa Bay area For registration
information, visit www sailbcyc org
or call Jennifer Rogers at 345-7544
Pre-registration is required


Are you 13-19 years of age?
Are you interested in becoming a part of
changing the way people view teens?
The Gulfport Teen Council is looking for you' Teen members' involvement
includes working with the City Council concerning equipment recommenda-
tions, budgetary considerations for City's parks and recreation programs, and
provide recommendations, suggestions and assistance with youth events for
city-sponsored festivals/programs Teen Council members also gain valuable
community experiences by attending local and state conferences, participating
in community services projects and by representing the best of the City's youth
Get involved today' There are two vacant advisory board positions available
and two vacant alternate advisory board positions available Applications may
be picked up at the Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Boulevard S or
City Hall, 2401 53 Street S Positions are open until filled A recommendation/
reference letter is required from a principal, school counselor, teacher or an
adult not related to applicant attached with the application


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Requiem for Mom and Pop


ByCathySalustrl
For 35 years Donna Ballinger started
almost every day of her life at St Pete
Beach Hardware, working alongside
Elaine Tyska since the day she and her
husband bought the store
After 63 years St
PeteBeachHardw are
will close its doors
and Donna, along
with nine others,
willlose herob She
won't get a severans
package or receive a
pension hatetver
money she's saved
up will have to see
her through until
she can find another
job
"Atthispoint l'mjust
glad to be able to pay
them," Elane says,
her hands shakmng
as she rearranges
buckets on almost
vacant shelves She
meets my eyes Lnd
starts to cry Her
life wove itself into
one of the aeras
last in deendent Km Lacasse in
years,backwher
har s are stores er k saes
else," Karip c Scs
before her youngest
daughter entered the world, ed now
she's watching that stoa get reduced
to empty pegboards d shelves Elane
doesn't went to close her store but she
can't arfrd to keep it open any longer
'We re a vi cm of the economy, like
everyone It's not that the big guys
have pushed us out, it's that no one is
spending money ur sales are down to
less than halo what they need to be to
make operating costs" Kim L acsse
the store's receiving manager says as
she rings up a customer
Vic and Charle Walker opened Gulf
Beach Paint and Hardware in 1946
By the time Elaie end her husband
bought it m 1973 locals knew it as the
Ace Hardware Store The nanechanged
just once more-to True Value-before
the only hardware store on St Pete
Beach took the more appropriate name
of St Pete Beach Hardware
Donna works m the back office She's
worked other positions in the store, but
she likes the office work the best Even
though she knows that office won't be


hers anymore by this time next month,
she still comes to work every morning
She won't leave Elane until the store
closes
Elame's husband left 21 years ago
("I was 40 and he tradedme in for two


suplong-time cusomerJohn Karic "Ie been sh
it wasTrueValue Theyhad stuff hereyou could
"I don't know what the people around here are gi

20s" she jokes) and she bought him
out Donna, also divorced, stayed
The two women worked side by side
as Elane raised three children Her
daughter and two sons attended St
John Vianney School down the street,
spending afternoons at the family's
hardware store Her sons worked with
Ballmger, and Elame's daughter, now
34, still shares an office with Donna
When Elame's granddaughter entered
the world three months too early and
Elane's daughter needed to return
to her jobd Elaine built the back
office, complete with a cribh for her
granddaughter For three years Donna,
Elane and her granddaughter spent
theirdaystogether
Last summer Benngan's closed its
doors This past fall, Shells did too
Ciruit City's brought in liquidators
to close out its stores Some of the
Bennigan's staff ended up at other local
restaurants, as did Shells employees,
and Circuit Cty clerks don't have far to
walk to apply at Best Buy


Donna and he worerowkes won't soon
find another hardware store like St
Pete Beach Hardware, and they, like
their customers, don't kmow that they
want to dnve to north St Pete to work
at Home Depot or Lowe's Would Home
Depot let you bring a newborn to work
Can your sons hang out at Lowe's with
you after school
"We could handle
the big boxes How
many years ago did
Home Depot open?
We had our own
little nche, we could
"a fight that This,"
Elane says, this
s' s a whole different
can of worms
With only a few
week'swarnmn that
SElane would dose
I t the hardware store,
g Donna hasn't had
time to think about
what to do next
Loyalty will keep
her until St Pete
Beach Hardware
closes forever She
can't yet retire
and she, like most
everyone, needs to
work Some people
ppingherelor2 might say she should
n I findanywhere
tfind atodo e quit now and go find
another job But
how could she abandon Elane after 35
years?
Elame's selling the antique tools lining
the top shelves of the store They won't
fit m her house Plus, she needs the
cash All the money she's bringing i
right now goes to paying her employees
and her creditors
She's marked everything in the store
down to half price She doesn't want to
bnng in liquidators because she needs
the money for payroll and power bills
"I don't want to leave owing anyone
she says
When the last gallon of paint and pair
of pliers sells, Elsane will take one last
look at her granddaughter's nursery,
turn off the lights, lock the doors
and leave the beach St Pete Beach
Hardware will stay with her, but only
in memories She, like Donna, doesn't
have any idea what to do next
I do want to thoroughly clean my
home, but after that," she pauses and
smiles sadly openpn


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Island Beach, along with live music
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Genealogy and
Family History
A free series of talks is presented
by the Pinellas Genealogy Society on
the second Saturday of the month
(February 14) from 1011 am at
the West St Petersburg Community
Library, Room 223, located at the
Gibbs College Campus at the corner
of Eighth Avenue and 66th Street N
Charlie Grandmason is the producer
and can be reached at 343 2776 or
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Retired Officers
Wives Club to Meet
The Retired Officers Wives Club of
St Petersburg will meet on Tuesday,
February 10 at Isla Del Sol Yacht &
Country Club, 6000 Sun Boulevard i
St Petersburg Social hour begins at
1130 a m lunch at 12 15 followed by
aBallroom Dancing Presentation All
military officers' wives, widows and
female officers ae invited to attend
Call 595 4619 for reservations

Depression Era Glass,
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The Sparkling Clearwater
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Birds Revisited
I think by the time you read tlus,
it will be near Groundhog Day or it
will be over The way I see it, that
means winter is almost over Even
if the groundhog says there are still
six more weeks of winter -- who be-
heves groundhogs can count weeks
Once February's four short weeks
are over, so is winter, even if you
hve in North Dakota Spnng may
be pretty cold and snowy in North
Dakota and they may not be able to
plant tomatoes until the Fourth of
July, but winter is practically over
on the last day of February
Unfortunately, on Groundhog Day,
the birds m your backyard may not
be out of the woods yet They still
have to survive the rest of winter
Bird feeders filled with seeds will
help some birds make it through the
coldest nights Small sparrow-sized
birds weigh only about the same as
10 pemnes and even though they are
wearing a down coat they can lose as
much as two cents worth of weight
in a single night Losing 20 percent
of your weight overnight by shiver-
mg is not a fun diet plan
To find out an approximate number
of the birds that have survived over
the winter and before many migrant
birds start amvmg from the tropics,
the Cornell Lab of Ornithology oper-
ates the Great Backyard Bird Count
(GBBC) This year it will take place
Feb 13-16 and you can participate
from the comfort of your livmg room
It is an annual four-day penod when
bird-watchers create a snapshot of
where the birds are across the conti-
nent Anyone can be a bird-watcher
for those four days A "backyard"
can be anywhere you happen to be a
schoolyard, a local park, the balcony
of a lugh-nse apartment or a wildhfe
refuge
It does help if you have mastered
the basics of bird identification I
have seen a few birds on some of the
hsts that were very unusual for the
area so I think they may have been
misidentified


Over- and underreporting are parts
of the problem with using citizen sci-
entists for research Valuable mfor-
mation is gathered, but it may not
be completely accurate Doing the
count is easy, all you do is count
the birds you see at any location
The highest number of each species
seen on any of the days is recorded
Then you go to www birdsource org
to record your list online There is a
photo contest for those interested
The GBBC helps everyone pre-
pare for their tnp to the backyard,
whether they choose to watch birds
only around their home or make the
effort to see which birds are using
pubhc lands The website is full of
tips, including information on bird
feeding, how to use binoculars, how
to make your yard bird-fnendly,
and how to identify birds, especially
those trcky, sumlar-lookmg species
There are even tips on how to be a
bird-friendly family
The results of each survey are dis-
played on a variety of maps You
can easily see the distribution pat-
tern of any bird species You can
also see the same map change over
time as the birds' mapped distnbu-
tion change over the years You can
compare your sightings to everyone
else in your state
Every year more people do the
count and more people do more than
one count I do a backyard count and
also count a two-mile section of nver
near my home Last year, more than
85,000 reports were sent m, covering
over 9 milhon birds of 635 species
Scientists and bird enthusiasts
can learn a lot by knowing where
the birds are Bird populations are
dynamic, they are constantly in
flux No single scientist or team of
scientists could hope to document
the complex distnbution and move-
ments of so many species in such a
short time
Make sure the birds from your com-
munty are well represented m the
count It doesn't matter whether
you report the five species coming to
your backyard feeder or the 75 spe-


cies you see during a day's outing to
a wildlife refuge
Documenting bird populations and
their shift over time is one of the
goals of the Great Backyard Bird
Count (GBBC) It is obvious that
water birds would move away from
areas that have frozen, but do land
birds also move away9 How about
snow cover -- does it affect bird dis-
trnbution? Observers of birds dur-
ing the count also note the weather
conditions and snow depth Not only
are some birds not found m heavy
snow areas, but the more snow that
is reported, the fewer bird-watchers
there are
Many people associate robins with
spnng In fact, they are qmte hardy
against cold weather The results
of several years of bird counts have
shown that they can be found very
far north dunng February, but if
there is even a small amount of
snow on the ground, the robins leave
the area Robins feed on sects and
other foods found on the ground and
they will feed on bernes and fruits
found m shrubs and trees When the
ground is covered in snow, a large
portion of their food source is cov-
ered up, so they leave
Other ground feeders don't neces-
saily move completely away when
snow covers the ground Juncos are
in the sparrow family and are often
nicknamed "snow birds" because
they migrate south from heavy snow
areas of Canada to the still snowy
areas of the northern Umted States
dunng the winter
This event is developed and man-
aged by the Cornell Lab of Ormthol-
ogy and the National Audubon So-
ciety, with sponsorship from Wild
Birds Unhlmted storeowners
Researchers hope that by learning
more about the birds and habitats
in their own backyards, fannhes
will decide to become part of Project
FeederWatch, a wmter-long survey
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On Saturday, March 7, Pinky's
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fight against breast cancer Join
the pottery painting location's pug
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If you are a woman 40-64 years of
age of low income without health
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Troop in Iraq
American Legion Post 125 Auxiliary
has adopted two more platoons
serving in Iraq and is seeking
donations for a total of three now
Items needed include candy, personal
items, books, batteries, snacks, beef
jerky, slim jims, tuna packets, white
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pm matinee performance
Bunko will be played in the
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February 13 at 1230 pm Please
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Will Your Next Car
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It's hard to be sympathetic to the
Big Three automakers, who recently
pleaded with Congress for a cash
bailout Congress already had des-
ignated $25 billion to help the au-
tomakers transition manufacturing
from SUVs to more efficient models
"But why should taxpayers be asked
to pay for this change of business
model?" asks James Gattuso of The
Hentage Foundation
Gattuso points out that no one
forced Detroit to design efficient
SUVs, and "for many years SUVs
and munvans were a golden goose for
the Big Three Now, with the inevi-
table rse of gas prices, the Big Three
are scrambling to compete with Jap-
anese automakers, who have been
manufacturing more efficient models
all along
In the movie "Who Killed the Elec-
tnc Car9" General Motors sabotages
its own electnc vehicle, the EV1,
through negative marketing, a fail-
ure to produce cars meeting existing
demand, and unusual business prac-
tices with regard to leasing versus
selling The film hypothesizes that
electnc cars need fewer expensive re-
pairs and would not generate profit
over the long term, as gasolme-pow-
ered cars do The film also describes
the history of automakers' efforts
to destroy competing technologies,
such as our extensive pubhc tran-
sit systems in the early 1900s GM
crushed its EV1 fleet despite the fact
that consumers were willing to be
arrested to purchase it GM shelved
the EV1 technology and began tout-
mg Hummers
In effect, GM allowed Toyota and
Honda to take the lead in developing
hybrid technology In an about-face,
GM is touting its all-electrc Volt as a
reason the company deserved federal
aid to avoid bankruptcy GM vowed
before Congress to spend $758 mil-
hon through 2012 on the Chevrolet
Volt and its technology
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the Big Three introduced electric

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concept cars, while Toyota and Hon-
da already have tested plug-in mod-
els that garner 100 miles or more per
gallon of fuel Chrysler unveiled the
Dodge Circuit, to be put m production
m 2010, alongside GM's Volt Ford is
planning for all-electric models m
2012 and improving its Fusion's fuel
efficiency
Most of us are not buying cars m
the recession, so by the tune we do,
our next cars may be electric cars So
what's the benefit9
--Electrc cars will reduce carbon
emissions Each kilowatt-hour of bat-
tery power used will displace up to 50
gallons of gasolme and 978 pounds of
carbon emissions (according to Envi-
romnental Protection Agency statis-
tics)
--Electnc cars are cheaper to run A
2006 research estimate in Calfornua
found that the operating cost of plug-
ms charged at might was equivalent
to 75 cents per gallon of gasoline
Also, the batteries can be connected
to the national electric gnd and used
to store and transport electricity
This is particularly useful in areas
of high demand dunng peak usage
times, such as office buildings in big
cities when all the ar-conditiomng
muts are on and straining the grnd
Parked cars could feed energy into
the gnd, reserving enough for peo-
ple's tnps home


--Electnc cars are easier to main-
tan and cost less to service There
are fewer moving parts m electric
motors, and oil fiters and changes
would be obsolete
The biggest drawback of tlus new
technology is battery power With
current battery technology, it costs
about $10,000 extra per car to get
the 60-mile or more range that most
of us demand Tuhs pushes up the
price and is the man reason hybrids
cost more than traditional cars on
showroom floors Battery technology
needs to improve, and battery packs
need to be designed for reuse and re-
cycling
The free market already has stepped
in to fill the empty void left by De-
troit Entrepreneurs have developed
aftermarket kits to convert hybnd
cars into plug-m hybrids and double
the gas mileage To run a Toyota Pn-
us with an aftermarket plug-m kit
will cost you about 3 cents per mile,
based on electricity costs of 10 cents
per kilowatt-hour and the car getting
129 miles per gallon
Economically and environmentally,
it makes sense to start transitiomng
away from fossil fuels with plug-m
hybrids now and moving toward full
electric vehicles when the gnd is sup-
plying renewable energy
Instead of bailing out automakers,
perhaps we should help them build
cars that make sense It may be de-
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nology are witlun most consumers'
price range Let's use the technology
we have readily available and start
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Wednesday, February 11 Donna
Smith will present the program
on 1958 They will also honor the
chapter sweetheart, Paula Lyens
with a special cake and gifts
The chapter "Souper Bowl Party
was hosted by Kay Brown and Lucy
Brushaber on Sunday, February 1
Members gathered t 5 p m bringing
snack items and enjoyed the New
England clam chowder and chili
made by the hostesses They cheered
on their favorite team and had a
wonderful evening of friendship and
fun
Sunshine City Council will hold
their annual Swreetheprt/Peyrential


2 4p m at the NitramMasonic Lodge
4275 78 Street N i St Petersburg
The chapter sweethearts will be
honored and recognized for their
many accomplishments Guests
and legacy members will also be
recognized The refreshments willbe
prepared and served by the chapter
vicepresidents
For more information, please all
Shamn Ingram, 321 2849

Elephants in the Room
In January Pasadena Community
Church will launch a during sermon
series called "Elephants in the
Room An "elephant in the room" is
something big, real and impossible
to ignore, but we pretend it is not
there henuse to talk about it would


familiar Sometimes we get so
concerned o about ppein like we
have it all together that we will not
name our elephants even though they
may be crushing the lie out of us
It is a lot lik e he Emperor's New
Clothes" The emperors naked but
nobodywantsto be thefirst to sy so
Beginning Sunday, January 4 at both
9 am Direct Connection Modern
worship and 11 am Traditional
worship, Rev Charley Reeb is going
to be bold and name these elephants
and offer ways to move them out of
our lives The "elephants" that he
will be namning ae Sexploitation (I
Can't Get Enough), Abuse (I Have
a Secret), and Resentment (I Won't
Forgive ) The Sanctuary of Psadena
Community Church is located at
Pasadena Avenue at Second Avenue
S Contact the church office at 381
2499 for further information

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of most hard candy and be like Sergeant Joe Fnday
have a marked affinity for just the facts Oh, I'm not
Wild Berry Life Savers and saying that's what we do
Apple Jolly Ranchers I love Hell, I'm not saying that's
that first burst of flavor that what any newspaper does
almost immediately settles But it's what we should do,
down but sustains itself the unless we're giving your
longer you worry the candy our opinion in a column We
m your mouth Once it's gone don't always manage that (I
you feel hke you've gotten beheve I tried to quote an
somewhere Very high on eye-roll several years back),
the candy-gratification scale, and the minute we add
hard candy our own opinions into the
We(andbywelmeanl)hope reporting we lose credibility
this column will function m with you Even worse, some
much the same way After people take our opimons
sitting through countless as fact But there has to be
city council meetings as a a place for the gray areas
reporter for The Gabber in the news, a place to talk
and, before that, working about whatmight be going on
m local government, I've or what we suspect Because
had some time to learn how we, as reporters, really aren't
government functions You smarter than you We may
know what9 It's messed up think we are from time to
Oh, don't misunderstand, time, and we often display a
I don't presume to try and shocking level of arrogance,
fix it That's your job, not but we're just hke you with
mme But sometimes I read one critical exception we
our letters to the editor or get more exposure We go to
comments overheard at the council meetings, every
council and I think that Friday in our story budget
no one's talking about the meetings we worry every
real issues Then I start to last issue over and over like
wonder if that's because a watermelon Jolly Rancher,
no one knows about those we pull pubhc records, we
issues Why then, one might make phone calls, we scour
wonder, doesn't The Gabber agenda packets, and then
report on those issues9 we have the luxury of a city


government that will sit
down and talk to us pretty
much whenever we want
And then we have the added
bonus, the bureaucrat or
elected official who tries
to tell us things "off the
record" Sitting here right
now, without even trying, I
can tell you of four elected
Gulfport council members
who have told me things "off
the record Did those things
show up in The Gabber9
Not directly Did they
influence how and what I
covered9 Absolutely What's
more, I developed opinions
that I couldn't factor into
my reporting, and those
opinions just like a piece
of hard candy stayed with
me longer than the nugget
of formation So while I
may occasionally cover city
council from time to time, I
don't feel hke I'm the best
person for the job I get too
aggravated and tend to
make faces when I feel hke
we, as a city, are wasting our
time or puffing ourselves up
instead of deahng with real
problems
While thats not a great
state of mind for someone
reporting on city business,
apparently everyone at
The Gabber has grown
weary enough of my bitter
vituperative that they've
decided I should let it all
out in a column rather than
at formal gathenngs (my


20-mmute nffs about public
records go over swimmingly
at the company parties)
Hence, Hard Candy I won't
always wnte about politics-
how borng would that
be9 I think what we're all
hoping for is some sort of
balance between something
that makes you think and
something that makes you
laugh, but either way it lasts
a httle longer than a piece of
bubble gum
Oh, and one last thing I'm
a httle in awe that anyone
thinks anyone cares what
I think I don't have gospel
on offer here, I only have
my opimons I'm a winter,
not a politician, and I do
this for money I don't want
to change the world I want
to go sailing and hang out
with my dog No little girl in
the history of the world ever
told her first grade teacher
that she wanted to wnte
about local politics when
she grew up Don't take that
as complaint but remmnder
that I may beheve what I
wnte, it's my job to wnte
something
To quote Douglas Adams, I'd
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any day I am often wrong I
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By Mary Hunt


Clean Out Clutter To
Improve the
Quality of Your Life
What would you do if you actually
had to use everything you own, in-
cluding all that stuff in the drawers,
cupboards, closets, shelves and boxes
in your kitchen, bedrooms, living
room, basement, attic, garage, raf-
ters, driveway, patio, side yard and
cars'
Most of us never will accomplish
such an overwhelming task Instead,
we pack it, stack it and pile it away
-- even pay rent to store it -- and keep
accumulating even more More stuff
only dilutes the quality of our lives
Every possession carries two prce
tags the original purchase pnce
and the continuing toll That second
amount is paid inupkeep, time, main-
tenance and storage It can charge its
toll in anxiety, depression, relation-
ship conflict, financial distress and
even impaired function
--Movig and storing clutter I've
done it, and perhaps you have, too


packed it all up and paid someone
to move it to a new place I'll sort it
there," I told myself Fifteen years
later, I still am hounded by unpacked
boxes that I've moved from one house,
one floor, one room or just one side of
the closet to another
--Wasted time Who could calculate
the number of hours we've tossed
down the dram because of clutter9
Simple tasks tun into search-and-
rescue missions There are some peo-
ple in my neighborhood who empty
the entire contents of their garages
onto their front lawns to retrieve hol-
iday decorations Then they take the
rest of the day crammng it all back
before dark
-Judging junk Ask yourself these
questions to decide whether it's clut-
ter or not
Does it work So much of the clutter
in our homes is made up of broken
things we plan to fix and clothes that
might fit someday
Do I really need it? Determine the
impact of this item disappearing
from your life


Do I enjoy it? If this item bnngs
beauty and joy to your hfe, it is not
clutter Sentimental belongings and
things that bnng true beauty to our
lives should be treated with great
care and respect, not packed away m
the attic to be forgotten
Am I using it now9 If it doesn't fall
into the 20 percent of things you use
on a regular basis, it is suspect
Will I use it m the next year? If you
are not certain you will use it soon,
ifs clutter'
--Move it out Sell it, give it away, or
throw it out One of the best solutions
for "good stuff" is to give it to some-
one who wants or needs it
The more seriously you take this
matter of de-junking the greater the
positive impact it will have on your
life Important stuff will be easier
to find when you don't have to riffle
through piles of worthless clutter
Getting ld ofthe physical clutter in
your home is going to do more than
free up some much-needed space De-
cluttenng will calm your sprint, clear
your mind and increase your ability
to enjoy your current situation, your
relationships and your life'

2009 AARP Tax Sites
Free tax preparation and assistance
is available beginning February 2
through Apnl 15 forthose households
with low to moderate incomes for
taxpayers of all ages, but with an
emphasis on those over 60 years of
age
Taxpayers must bnng social security
cards for all persons listed on their
tax returns, a picture ID and all
pertinent records such W-2s, 1099s,
other income and credits, last years
tax return and real estate tax receipt
Free electromc filing is available at
all sites
Locations and schedules are as
follows Gulf Beaches Public Library,
200 Municipal Drive, MadeiraBeach,
10-1 30 p m Tuesday and Thursday,
Gulfport Pubhc Library, 5501 28
Avenue S, 10-3 p m Fnday
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Mark your calendars for the City of
Gulfport's next "Theater on the Bay"
Friday, February 20 at 6 30 p at the
Recreation Field (the corer of Shore
Blvd S and 58th St S) February
movie is The Incredibles
A family of undercover superheroes
are trying to live the quiet suburban
life, but are forced into action to save
the world
Bundle up nd bring your chairs
blankets, family and friends by the
bay under the stars The Teen Council
will provide concessions for purchase
popcorn, soda and water And best of
all, the movie is feel

A Night of Music -
Chorus Angelorum
The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior
Center Foundation, Inc is proud to
announce a recital by this exciting a
cappella group, Chorus Angelorum at
the Catherine A Hickman Theater,
550127Avenue S on Friday, February
27at 7 30 p m
Chorus Angelorum recently
performed at the Carllwoo d Cultural
Center in Tampa snd at First Night
St Petersburg 2006 snd 2007 The
group has participated in a number
of events for MNF 88 5 including
recording "Power to the People" with
the Southeast Music Alliance for
WMNF 885FM Community Radio
and singing Behind Blue Eyes" and
"Pmball Wizard" for The Who me
Alright, A Free Tribute in June,
2006 at a WMNF concert at Skipper's
Smokehouse
Tickets are $15 and all proceeds
assist The Gulfport Multipurpose
Senior Center Foundation, Inc For
more information or reservations, call
893 2237 or 893 1231

Fine Dining Every
Thursday
The Sons of Italy opens its Fell
season in October with a fine dining
mght every Thursday from 4 8 p
The menu changes weekly, but offers
three entree choices each week, and
includes salad nd dessert, all for $9
Reservations accepted, cal 776 1255
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Pink Flamingo
Home Tour
The Gulfport Chamer of Commerce
presents Gulfports Pink Flamingo
iome Tour 'Then and Now' on
Saturday, March 7, (ran or shine)
from 10 am to 5pm Tickets are
$12 and available thedayoftheevent
starting at Gulfport's Historical
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Gulfport Event is cosponsored
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For additional information contact
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or call the Chamber at 344-3711

St. Petersburg Shell
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The St Petersburg Shell Club
will meet Friday February 13 at
7 pm at the Seminole Recreation
Center, 9100 113 Street N in
Seminole Meet and C~eet starts
at 6 30 p m This month's program
entitled "Sh ell elated ollectibles"
will be presented by John Jacols
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Shell Club newsletters aid noted
shell photographer The public is
welcome and encouraged to attend
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Mountcastle Vein Center: No Pain, Fast Recovery, Great Doctor


By Greg Stemm

When you meel him, what
most strikes you about Dr
Daniel Mointtcasie is how
comfoable and relaxed he
makes you feel Withwinking
eyes, a dialing smile and a
soothing voice, you know that
this is a doctor you can trust
With the permission of he
patie. I sal in onaconsullition
wih Dr Mouncastle He
look the lime to fully explain
ihe procedure 10 the patient.
carefully reviewing a list of
possible side effects which
Dr Mountcastle said were so
rare that he had never really
seen any of them before and
paienily answered questions
from the patient and ihe
paienA wife Dr Mountcastle
reassured the patient that the
Endovenous Laser procedure
was virtually painless and that
he could go back to work the
very nea day I sat thinking
Ihal I wished more doctors had
such a gnat bdide manner
"Vein treatment has changed
dramatically in the pas seven
ylaM sod Dr Mouncastlc
"We used to only olTer vein
tripping which, honestly
was rather brairie, painful
and required a long recovery
time Wth the advent of high
difmnition ultrasound and asr,
hal just isn'I the case any more
Virtuall y eve procedure e
do now is pamlcs or almost
painless, and has ew if any.
complications or side effects
An, all patcnti arn abl. to go
back lo work Ihe ext day
Dr Mountcastle said that
his trat~ nis adds health
issues such as swollen ankles.
"secondary" restless leg
ympliomenighl ctimpachingm
legs, skAin discolora il. ichi n
and burning He also treats
vancos, spider and riticular
veins Ninety-five percent
of procedures are considered
medically ncasaniry and ar
covered by mos insurances and
Medicare
"What a lol of people don't


reatlie is that 90 percent of
varcose veins are deep inside
the le, and you may not even
see any signsofihem on the skin
surface said Dr Mountcasile
"But now ulIrasound is so
accurate that you can see all
the way down to the level of
blood cells so it very easy for
us to quickly identify what the
problem is, even ifthere are no
outward signs
"I ireat the basic
underlying cause of these
health issues father tan just
doing surface cosmetic worIk,
he continued Mast vein
problems esult from failed
valves in the veins and can be
treated very effectively"
Mounicastle Vein Center
pnmarily handlesthree types of
treatments Laser Endovenous
Closure Micro-Phlebeciomy
of vancose veins, and
Sclerotherapy for he treatment
of ed spider and purple
eticular veins
Dr Mounlcasle referred to
these procedures as "eloquent
He explased lhat this means
ihat he procedures a not
pamful, they always work
and they have vi ally no
complications
Dr Mounlcastle shared
eral siones of people whos
lives were radically changed
after hey had their vein
problems fxfid H spoke ofan
88 yearold oma wio used o
have such leg hpan rhat t was
difcu lfor her It get a round
Soon after iher procedures she
started traveling ab d, and
she no longer had to stay in hi
hotel with pain' lie spoke of
another patent whose doctor
had told her lha her swollen
ankles wee simply the result of
einmg "old and that shed have
o "learm to live wiih thim'
After her procedure with Dr
Mounicastle this patients
swollen ankkIs bwcam. a thing
of the past
The Mountcastle Vein
Cc.ner. main ofce is n 1hi
Isla del Sol Shoppers Village,
on the Pinellas Bayway, and
thIre is another ofic. in Lago,


D Danlel Mountcastle of the Mountcaste Vein Centers offers
vein procedures tat are virtually painless and require almost
no recovery time
Most patients go back to wrk the next day


close to ihe Intrsecon of 66'
Streel and Bryan Dairy Road
The addresses are lised on
Ihe company websiht w'w
mounicastlevemcenter com
Dr Mouncastle is a
board certied physician He
received his undergraduate
degree in biology and English
literature from the College of
Wootlr (OH), and he earned
has medical degree fram the
Ohio Sate Univerity College
of Medicine For many year,
he worked as a trauma doctor at
Tamp General, Laro Medical,
St Anlhony, and Palms of
Pasadena HospLials He sated
the vin cetr in 2005 because
he wanltd to be able to help
people with thee problem and
because he wanted to spnd
mor time wilh his wife and
fivechildren -Daniel, 14 atie
13, Hayden 12, Alexa 10, and
Teagan,.
Dr Mounicastle and his wife
Cheryl have led on Pass-a-


grille Beach since 1980, and
they have also established a
buses that imporisthrd world
villager and refuge folkart
Cheryl is a nurse practilioner
and a certified teacher The two
met while both were working
to establish a trauma center in
Saud Arabia The pair have
traveled tlo over 50 countries
"Nt only do these vein
procedures help people feel
beer, but they also allow our
palient to feel belter about
themselves Many women are
thilled obe ablto warshors
and shorler dresses, now tha
their legsare more attractive A
lot ofmen los weight after the
procedure because they gainm a
lot of mobily and become a lot
moreactive They aytheirlegs
look and feel younger With
the new no-pain, fast recovery
procedures here really isn't
any reason to live with vein
problems any more," said Dr
Mountaatlcl


Gabber February 5 February ?, 2009


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at Isla del Sol
5901 Sun Boulevard, Suite 113A
St Petersburg, FL 33715

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BULLOCK ELECTRIC, INC.-AII Your Electri-
cal Needs. 34 Years Experience. Service Up-
grades And Remodels. Residential/Commer-
cial. State Certified Electrician. EC0002886.
Free Estimates. 727-330-0838, 727-243-
7770.


LARRY
THE REAL HANDYMAN
Homes & Condos. Honest, Experienced. In-
tstallations, Locks, General Repairs. Small
Jobs OK! Senior Discounts. Call Larry & Git'R
Done! 727-482-9505.
HANDYMAN SERVICES
Free Estimates. We Do It all! You Don't Pay Till
Job is Complete, Great References! 727-688-
9565. Licensed/Insured.
GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experi-
ence, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends.
Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed.
Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount,
727-432-8369.
SEMI RETIRED HANDYMAN- Willing to work
at 25% Discount for the job. Call Gus at 727-
644-6194.
CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.- Houses,
Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm
Trees, Trim & Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester,
727-460-8721.
FREE LABOR!!
Handy Hands Handy Man Service. $20/Hr. 2
Sets of Hands. Any Job, Any Time. Call 24/7.
Licensed. 727-320-7639.
CUSTOM QUALITY
HOME REPAIR 895-2272
Interior/Exterior. Highly Skilled Craftsman with
a Keen Eye for Detail. I take Pride in Every Job
and Do What Others Cannot. Older Homes
my Specialty. Many References Available. Call
Grady!
NEW YORK CARPENTER-Down Every Win-
ter. 40 Years Experience. Woodwork, Handy-
man Work, etc. Good Prices. Call Joe 516-
835-4421.
TLC PRO HANDYMAN-We Finish What Oth-
ers Started. Hundreds of Satisfied Customers.
We Work with Your Budget. Guaranteed Work
with Savings. Window Cleaning Service. 727-
458-6636.
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Bedrooms of Re ro.* F Room
Baths Additions
Kitchens P-'orch
*i Storm e & I (. Enclosures
Pot. ...c ti .*-. Soffit &
rotectio, Fascia
Whitman Contractor, Inc
SAll Types of Remodeling Free Estimates
Bill (Skip) Whitman
727-528-8979
Licensed & Insured LC #CR C052336
CORRECT ROOFING LIC. CCC132791- All
Tpes Roofing from Leaks to Complete Re-
oofs. Insured, Dependable. Free Estimates.
Quality Workmanship. 727-214-4768.





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RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Pool Cages,
Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hur-
ricane Windows, Concrete Slabs, Sofit/Facia.
Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-
4300. RX11066857.



Bay Breeze Enterprises Inc Driveways
Commercial & Residential Paver Repair
FREE ESTIMATES Paver Repair
Lic# CGC042175 Slabs



CONTEMPLATING CONSTRUCTION?
Call on experienced help!
Residential Commercial Remodel Safe Rooms
Additions Kitchens & Baths Design Service
Free Estimates Senior Citizen Discounts
PADULA
Development & Construction Company Inc.
727-327-2100 ///515-7509 cell /// 321-5717 eves.
Padula Family Providing Quality Construction Services since 1895
CBC-035154


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HAVE TOOLS WILL TRAVEL- Licenced Car-
penter. Great Rates. DEPENDABLE. 22 Years
in Gabber. Rotted wood, doors, eaves, decks,
etc. C-5754, 727-821-9973.
ROOFING REPAIR / REPLACEMENT- Reli-
able, Dependable and Courteous. Drug Free.
Hourly Employees Wearing Uniforms. 727-
572-Roof(7663) Lic#CCC1325721.
A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential,
Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Special-
ists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let "A
Old-Timer" Do It! Licensed RCC0051451 and
Insured. 824-9996.
PRESSURE CLEANING- Roofs, Driveways,
Pool Decks, Gutters, Sidewalks, Docks. Seal-
ing Available. Free Estimates, Low Prices. Call
Bill, 727-331-0855.


ORGAN, PIANO, KEYBOARD LESSONS-In
Your Home! 30 Years Experience & Masters
Degree. Any Age/Style. Reasonable Rates.
345-2648. References.

BE A CNA
In Less Than 40 Hours
#1 CNA Prep Course 99% Pass Rate.
Train here Test here! Money Back Guarantee.
Over 6000 CNA's in past 5 yrs. No HS/GED.
Free Blood Pressure Cuff & Stethoscope.


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GETYOURCNA.COM
Florida State CNA Test given here. CNA Prep
Courses in Day, Evening, or weekend. Medical
Prep of Pinellas. Call 727-768-3633.


MESSINA PROPERTY
MAINTENANCE
Lawn/Landscape Design & Install. Low Volt
lighting, Mulch/stone, Sod, trees, hedges
flowers. Tree trimming, Property cleanup, Hot/
cold pressure washing. Free Estimate! Visa/
MC/Discover. 727-328-8555
JERRY'S LAWN SERVICE Not Happy with
Your Present Lawn Service? Call Me! Cut,
Edge, Weed, Tree Trimming. We'll Make You
Happy! 727-515-9165 Ask for Pete.
LAWN & HAUL PROPERTY SERVICES-Af-
fordable Prices. Property Maintenance. Mow-
ing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush/Tree Remov-
al, Clean-Ups, Dependable. Senior Discounts,
Call Dave, 727-215-2229.


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Coppolas Tree Service

Always Discounted Rates For Gulport Residents. FREE
Certified Mangrove Trimming Specialist M L''
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J'S LAWN MAINTENANCE- Mowing, Edging,
Trimming, Sodding, Planting & Mulching. Free
Estimates. Licensed. 323-4792.
www.jslawn.com
B&B SWIMMING POOL
SPECIALISTS, INC.
Complete Pool Remodeling. Residential &
Commercial. Lic. & Insured C#2611 Don Wil-
son 727-399-1330.
JAMES FOX LAWN & TREE- Hauling, Bob
Cat Services, Commercial Property Mainte-
nance, Lift Truck. And Other Services Avail-
able. 727-322-1849 or 727-215-8601.
WALTERS LAWN & LANDSCAPING- Lot
Clean-up, Residential/Commercial, Realtor
Property Maintenance. Landscaping / Tree
work. 727-251-6411 or 727-321-1071.
EXPERT SPRINKLER
REPAIR
Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years
Experience. Reasonable Rates. 439-0792
Leave Message. Lic.#C8312.

James Fox Tree Service
Owner/Operator for over 20 years
T "We make your trees feel beautiful"
-,,, * Trees cleaned, elevated
I Property Maintenance
__L Stump grinding
,,, Hazardous limb removal
Lic.# 0700008985 Stormand roof protection
79 insured
727-322-1849 or 727-215-8601


BFW Landscaping
Complete Lawn Services
Tree Work & Stump Grinding
0 SPECIAL
Clean ups & Stump Grinding


ESTIMATES


(727) 522-8456
Serving Pinellas Since 1967


DAN'S HAULING-341-1135. Full Service
Cleanups. Bobcat & Demo Work.


MOVING ANYWHERE
U.S.A.
Furniture & Household Goods. If Your Mov-
ing Long Distance I Can Save You Big Bucks.
Small Loads Welcome. 727-515-2100.
SKIP'S MOVING-Pick Up & Delivery.
Movingtechl @yahoo.com. Senior Discounts.
NEW # 727-520-3281.


AFFORDABLE
PAINTING BY
Tim Barrett Painting Inc. Honest & Depend-
able, Interior/Exterior, Sherwin Williams Paint,
Free Estimates, 15yrs. Experience. Licensed
and Insured, C9762 727-391-6694.
AFFORDABLE
PAINTING/HANDYMAN
Interior, Exterior. Handyman Services. Owner
Operated, Li. #C4505 Insured. Always Free
Estimates, Premium Painting. 727-525-9304.
PINNIX PAINTING INC.- Interior, Exterior. In
Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
Request. Lic. #C4334.548-9293.
MASTERS PAINTING & DECORATING- In-
terior/Exterior with Benjamin Moore. Pressure
Cleaning. Wallpaper, Window Treatments,
Lic.#C-4749. Quality Work Over 26 Years. 344-
1674. References, Guaranteed.
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.
BYRON JOHNSON PAINTING PLUS, INC.-
Interior/Exterior Painting, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Lic. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
1088.
A RIGHT WAY PAINTING LLC- Interior & Ex-
terior Home Repair/Pressure Cleaning. Dry-
wall Repair/Texturing. Senior Discount. Better
Business Bureau, Lic#7761. 727-822-4126.


321-4276
Emergency Service
LINGO'S PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs,
Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning,
Remodels, New Construction, Accepting
Credit Cards. Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-
9523.
SMALL JOB SPECIALIST- Senior Discount.
CFC1427888. Call Charlie, 727-522-2508.


Specializing In Water Conservation
& Repairs Greenplumbers Accredited
321-0964
I EA D ANYSERVICEE
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Lic.# CFC057553 Licensed & Insured

DISCOUNT PLUMBING-Hot Water Tanks,
Faucets, All Your Plumbing Needs. Reason-
able Rates, Senior Discounts. 30yrs. Experi-
ence. Lic. (RF67158) and Insured. 727-823-
6425.


BAY AREA DOG WALKING SERVICE- In-
Home Dog Walking. T.J. Brown/Dog Handler.
Certified by SPCA Tampa Bay. Dog Walker/
Canine Counselor. 727-417-3564.
TRAVELING HAIR-
DRESSER AVAILABLE
Licensed & Insured. Please Call Lois at 522-
4562 or Cell 410-5419.
IRONING / QUALITY
ALTERATIONS
Skirts & slacks hemmed Small mending jobs.
Buttons, etc. 727-729-0770
NEED A HAIRDO
And Can't Get Out, I'll Come To You! Licensed,
Call Elaine at 327-4980.
PERSONAL CONCIERGE- Airport & Appoint-
ments. Transportation, Errands, Wait for Ser-
vice Personnel, Check your Home. Anything
You Need Help With. Licensed. Carol, 727-
709-5962.
SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS In Your Home.
Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All
Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632.
PRESSURE
WASHER REPAIRS
All Makes/Models, Parts & Accessories, New
& Used Units. Free Pick Up/Delivery. St. Pete
PSI. 727-278-9579.
THE DOG GIRLS
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$65,000 All Equipment, Chairs, Tables, Ev-
erythingl 2 Year (Low Rent) Lease in Place
OwnerFinancing Possible 727-657-1259


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St S
SALES LEADERS- Sales Compnay with tre-
mendous growth is expanding into the Tampa
Bay/Clearwater area Sales experience is a
plus, but we have excellent training for the
right person Please call 727-687-6199
REALTOR WANTED- Looking for a Full/Part
time (semi-retired) Realtor, for an "ON-SITE"
Real Estate Agency Great opportunity No
Competition, No monthly fees, No transaction
fees Must be an active member of the Pinellas
Realtor organization Must be able to work the
MLS system and show Property at a moments
notice Must Have a good track record of past
sales Call Annie Thompson, Sellers Express
Realty 727-347-0187
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keclipse@tampabayrrcom 727-541-0600,
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ately Call 727-210-6650
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Fold Outgoing personality Wed & Sun Eves
727-430-6690


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727 698 9017
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Steel Market Value 727 328 8004


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tow pkg., air bas, ABS, roof rack running
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edition Just take Awayl 727 343 3588
EMERALD GREEN BARRIS-Recliner Oak
Frame, $95 727 724 3122

QUEEN SOFABED- Good Condition $45
727 360 2973 Apt 204


100'S OF WINDOWS White Aluminum,
Bronze & Bathrooms, Aluminum Awnings We
Make & Re Screen Screens 5485 Haines Rd
St Pete 727-526 1494
LIFT CHAIR $200 Freezer, $25 Both Work
Greatly Queen Size Bed w/Headboard, $75
727345 3136

THE BOOK LADY SAYS- Wear a Classy Em
broldered Gulfport Tee Shirt $15 95 Small
Adventures Book Shop 3107 Beach B vd 727
347 8732 Closed Sunday & Monday
LADIES 2x-5x CLOTHING- Tops, blouses,
Jackets Leading brand names Eileen's Re
sale Boutique 401 Gulfport Blvd Tues Sat
10a3p
FOUR LADDERBACK CANE CHAIRS $50
Chest of Drawers $40 Exercise Bike, $75,
Food Dehydrater, $60, 10ft Sun Awning, $15,
Crystal Lamp, $10 345 6419
KING SIZE QUILTED SPREAD Bed Skirts
Shams Curtains to Match Pink Flowers w/Dif
ferent Colors Throughout $45 o b o 727 823
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3 HAWAIIAN DRESSES Purchased in Ha
wai, Still ticketed Size 8 10 Cost $40 each,
sell $20 each 727 381 6913
MEN'S BIKE- $50, red Newer in good shape
743 7355

CLOSED MY BUSINESS Free Workstation
New Personal Fridge, $75, Shelves, Cubbies,
Jewelry Cabushons, Desk Chairs, Shredder,,
Phones, Lots of Misc

MANY ELECTRONICS FOR SALE All Under
$100 727 418 7659
SWIMMING POOL PUMPS Below Whole
sale Various Sizes Available 727 439 2065

FISHTANK- Large, w/wrought iron stand $30
727-743 7355
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Parties Weddings Meetings Great Water
front Location With Full Facilities Call Art for
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Saturday 10-6 722 Pasadena Ave So, 345
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py Good Shapel $50 345 2330


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enter turn off Gulf Blvd at 116lh Ave Turn
left on 2nd St Start at Roselli Park where
refreshments will be available Maps of the
island's participants will be handed out on the
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male Cheryl, 727-520453B
LOST GUEST BOOK-from Memorial Service
Between the Pier and theVet's Park Pavilion
Precious Photos in Side Please Call 727-22-
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POWERFUL PRAYER TO HOLY SPIRIT -
Holy Spirf, you who solves all problems, who
lihts all roadssothat can attain my goal, you
who ive me the divine gifts to forgive and for-
get all evil against me and that in all instances
of my life ou are with me I want in this short
prayer to thank you for all things and confirm
once again that I never want to be se arated
from you, even in spite o all material iusions
I wsh to be with you, In eternal lory Thank
you for your mercy toward me and mine
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most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruit
ful vine splendor of heaven Blessd Mother
of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin assist
me in my necessity star of the sea help me
and show me hereyou are m mother 0 Holy
Mary Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and
Earth I humbly beseech you from the bottom
of hearttosuccor men necessity makere-
quest) There are none that can withstand your
power 0 Mary conceived without sin pray
for us who have recourse to thee (3 times)
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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 Forthe
Ruin ofn ouls Amn S Mhael I Resort
to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer Ths
Light Which Shall Burn EveryTuesday Com
fort Me in My Difficulties and While Lod ing 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 Pr ided for in All
of Our Necessities I Beseeh You, to Have
Infinite Pity in Reqard to Favors I ask of You
(NameThem) SoThat I May BeAble To Over
come All Difficultles as You Did the Dragons
at Your Feet Our Father (Say 3Times) Hail
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with Walk in Closet Coin W/D On Site $595/
Mo plus $300/Security 727 742-5140

WHAT A DEAL!
Huge 2BR Large Backyard Country Kitchen
Lots of Closets 1/2 off Deposit i You can
Touch up Paint $725/Mo Tim 727 698 3506
GULFPORT STUDIO APARTMENT- Larqe
Room, Kitchen, Bath, Newfloonng, Quiet Of
Street Parking, $675/mo Security Includes
Electric, Water, Cable, Wi 727 916 0916
5945 FAIRFIELD AVE S 2BR Apt, $625/Mo
IMos Security Dep 727 302 9838
NORTH ST PETE-Unfurnished Apts Start
ing at $620 plus Security IBR/IBA Includes
Electc, Gas, Water, & Trash Laundry on
Premise 727 692 0899
ST PETERSBURG IBR, Broadwater Beauti
fully Spacious Newly Renovated Condo, Large
Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Bath Tile
Floor C/H/A, Pool, Private Parking Lawn
Care & Much More Must See' $700/Mo 727
343 7332
TOWN SHORES WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA
Deluxe Condo Move In Ready Annual Rental,
Unfurnished Ver Active Over 55 Community
1 Month Free with 2 Year Lease No Pet Bldg
727-204 6767
LEALMAN APTS (Near 46th Ave N & 40th
St N) Studio Apts from $450/Mo BR's
from $550o ,2BR's from $600/Mo Section
8 OK 727 804 5596
FOR RENT OR SALE-1719 York St S 3BR/
1BA, New Paint/Carpet, Large Yard Laundry
Room, Carport and Screened Porch No Pets
$750/Mo plus 1st/Last 1-773-582 4226
111 WATERFRONT APTISINGLE & DOUBLE
WIDES Causeway Village All Amenities for
Rent For more Info Contact Sue, 727 347
8765
1BR DUPLEX Ceramic Tile New Cabinets
New Appliances, Very Nice $650/Mo Plus
Utilities 5710 19th Ave So 727 328 1989
2-4 BDRM HOMES FOR RENT Move In
Specials Available Low Monthly Rent Section
8 OK Call for Locations 727 328 9747 Ext
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TOWN SHORES DIPLOMAT 55+-Wide Open
Waterfront Condo 2BR/2BA Master Bedroom
Overlooks Bay 1500 SF $900Mo Aval abe
Now 847 220 2374


GORGEOUS VIEW OF BOCA CIEGA BAY
Larqe Remodeled 1BR/I BA w/Florida Room
Walk directly out to Bay heated ool fish
ing dock Beautiful landscaping 55+, Year
Lease, $800/Mo includes cable/gas/water
727 347 0402
ST PETE BEACH Newly Decorated, 1BR,
LR $595/Mo Large Efficiency $550/Mo ,Wa
ter Included Near Busline Shopping, Beach
Both Newly Painted, Excellent Condition 727
345-7036
1BR/1BA $550/Mo 2BR/IBA, $675/Mo US
19 & Park Blvd Call 727 251 4004
NEARTYRONE GARDENS 2BR/1BA House,
Enclosed Porch Large Backyard Newly Paint
ed & Tiled Excellent Condition Near Schools
1257 Essex Dr N $775/Mo 727 345-7036
TYRONE AREA 7137 34th Ave N 3BR/1BA
Clean Fenced with Fruit Trees $900/Mo &
$900/Security 727-347-1779 or 727-347
8298
DELUXE CONDO VILLA Westshore Vil
large 2BR/2BA Unfurnished A/C, Free Ext'd
Cable, Heated Pool Tennis Courts, Gated,
Extra Large Florida Room, Gourmet Kitchen
Garage $900/Mo One Year Lease Bob, 727
452 9290
TOWN SHORES 1BR Chatham Bldg Very
Clean 55+, All Amenities Cable/Water In
cluded $900/Mo Negotiable 1st & Deposit
727 938 7184
CLEAN, QUIET APTS -All Utilities Included
Starting at $125Wk 727 343 1637 Also Part
time Handyman and Computer Teacher Need
ed
1 BR CONDO GATEWAY SQUARE- 55+ com
munity, Great Amenities, Needs TLC, Only
$33,900 Call Terry Ward, Tourtelot Bros 72
215-7722
3BR/1BA HOUSE Tyrone Area, Sun Room,
Fenced Yard $1100/Mo 1st & Secunty Avail
able Now 727 455 0304
LARGE 2BR/1BA DUPLEX Units Separated
by Double Wide Carport, W/D, Fenced Yard,
Pets OK $800/Mo Yearly Lease IncludesWa
ter 727 776 9259
STUDIO APT Overlooks Park and Tennis
Courts Large Bath with Tub Conveniently lo
cated All Utilities Included Credit Check Re
quired 727 688 7622
BEAUTIFUL 4BR/2BA 2-STORY -House,
Gulfport Art District W/D Hardwood floors
walk to beach $1100/mo non smoker 727
366 1693 or727 365-4247

1BR UNFURNISHED
APT. PLUS GARAGE
With Large Deck W/D Hook-up $675 /Me
plus Securit/Utilities Sec 8 727-710 1949
vicinity of 58th and GP Blvd


GULFPORT BEAUTY
Remodeled 2BRIIBA Den or Office Large
Fenced Back Yard Earnstyle Shed CH/A
W/D Hookup $800Mo $800 Secunty Moves
You In 4929 13th Ave So 727 278 8131
ROOM FOR RENT IN -Gulfport $100/Wk In
cludes Cable & Utilities 727 481 5379
1401 60TH ST S 3BR/2BA $1300/Mo One
Block From Stetson, 727 235-5146
4551 3RD AVE S 2BR/1 BA, $850 & Secunty
Available Feb 1 2009 Call Mickey the Realtor,
727 322 8030




PASADENA COVE 2BR/2BA 4th Floor Over
looks Pool/Waterway Covered Parking Appli
ances CHA LR DR & Kitchen Available m
mediately $975/Mo 727-527 7868
BEAUTIFUL RENOVATED HOME 3 Large
Bedrooms & Baths Screened Porch, Larqe
Corner Lot w/Fruit Trees Near Art District Li
brary, Beach & Senior Center Ideal for Gra
cious Family Living & Elder Care $1295/Mo
727 743 4334

GULFPORT MARINA HOME 2 Bedroom 1
Bath, Private Fenced Backyard, Pool, Walk To
Manna And Clam Baou Park 10 Minute Walk
to Beach Lease for 1100 per Month Securty
Deposit Requi red Grounds And Pool Mainte
nance Included Call 727 347 2701

GULFPORT 1BRl1BA-in Tr Plex Living
Room/Dining Recently Updated Parking
$600/Mo plus $600/Securty Suitable for Sin
gle 727 345-9620
TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attoney
Karen S Keaton at 327 5368

GULFPORT CHARMER
Large 1 BR Second FloorApt Huge Backyard,
Small Pet Ok $450/Mo Tim 727 698 3506

CONDO 1 ST FLOOR I BR, New Everything'
25 Yards From Beach Seasonal $900Mo +
Deposit 3 Mo Mm (Feb Mar $1200/Mo) 813
932 1427 or813 679 3506
COZY 2/1 HOUSE In Beautiful Quiet Marina
District Nicely Renovated Private Backyard
Washer $750/Mo 727 681 0568
NEAR GULFPORT Nice 3BR/IBA House
Tile Laundry, Fenced Yard, $900 Available
Nowl Section 8 Okayl Mare, 727 657 1259
MUST SEE INSIDE' Newly Renovated 2BR/
IBA Duplex 1601 56th St S Gulfport, $750/
Mo Pets OK Wood Floor, Fireplace, Water
Incuded Security/Background Check 727
278 9620


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CIUs DPAK Renovated 2J3 W, ba, CIA, port, RCente 695
HSI TOIC PARKSr 2Tbi bcHrdwd ftd. lgI asc comer lot 895
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ties Paid 727 327 3898
BOCA CIEGAWATERFRONT RESORT-Cot
tages, Efficiencies Private Beach Pool and
Private Fishing Dock $450 00 And Up, 727
327 0049
GULFPORT BUNGALOW-A Classic 2/1 with
Office Area, W/D, CHA and Open Air Porch
5708 23rd Ave S Available 6mos Plus 727
418 7272
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GULFPORT NEAR STETSON- 1 BR & 2BR
Apts Nice, No Pets W/D No Application Fee
First, Last & Sec 727 729 0385
5612 18TH AVE S-Unfurnished Large 1BR
Gulfport Duplex Just Remodeled, Alley Unit
$600/Mo Includes W/G/S Yearly Lease 1st
Month plus $500/Secunty and Background
Check 727 343 9309
TOWN SHORES LANCASTER- Deluxe 2BR/
2BA, Beautiful WaterView, Newly Remodeled
New Tilemindows, Etc $900/Mo Call 727
688 7337
NEW 2BRI2BA CONDOS- Florna Isle ALL
NEW Quiet, nice Move in ready Walk to Din
in shops park marina Well managed 3800
34th Ave S $875/mo 813 872 7600


GULFPORT BEACH 1BR/1BA W/D Private
Patio, Seasonal $1200MVo Includes All Utili
ties & Cable, Small Pet OK 813 671 8530
GULFPORT EXECUTIVE RENTAL- Walk to
restaurants & Beach CHA, W/D, comfortably
appointed 5039 29th Ave S Alt B w
Gulfport flondarentals cor 727 418 7272
Avail April '09
VACATION RENTALS Isla Del Sol Club Ba
hla 2/2 Fantastic Waterview, Beautifully Fur
nlshed, Fitness Center Priced Depending on
Length of Rental
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TOWN SHORES RENTALS Kenmore #209
1BR/IBA Carport, SemiAnnual/Annual Dip
omat #104, 2BR/2BA Waterfront Unit, Gor
geous Water Views, Annual Rental $1350/Mo
Diplomat #607 IBR/1 5BA Deluxe, Beautiful
Water Views, Annual Nottingham #604, 1BR/
IBA Deluxe Open Floor PlanM/aterviews,
New Carpet/Paint, Semi-Annual Nottingham
#111 1BR/1BA Updated Unit, Water Views w/
Private Patio 6 Month orAnnual Rental $850
Call Annie Thompson for Details SELLERS
EXPRESS REALTY, 727 347 0187
GULFPORT BEACH Large 2BR/1 5BA with
Washer, Dryer, $950Mo W/S/G Included Call
727 251 4004
SO PASADENATOWN HOME Les Chateaux
Condo 2BR/1 5BA, New Kitchen/Bath, Heat
ed Pool & Clubhouse, Close to Beach, Stet
son Walk to Shop in /Restaurants Minimum
7 Month Lease, $1025/Mo Includes Water/
Cable 813 786 7716 Owner/Agent





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ROOMMATEWANTED Gulfport Responsible
Female, Student Preferred Share Furnished
Duplex, Atl Utilities, W/D, Cable & Inte met Ac
cess Included $400/Mo 727 709 7791
GULFPORT LARGE BEDROOM Full House
Privileges able, W/D, Fireplace, $400Moo
$100 Seounty 727 366 4141
HOME TO SHARE-Furnished, Cable, Con
create Parking, Washer & Dryer, Fenced Prop
erty, Utilities Included Non Smoking, Security
Deposit, $110Wk 727323 1039
FURNISHED BEDROOM Share Kitchen &
Bath Pasadena Area Close to Beach $475/
Mo 727 343 6350
ROOM FOR RENT-With Kitchen Pnvlleges in
Gulfport $450/Mo plus Deposit Utilities In
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239 2176
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7232 th Ave. S,,St Pe Remodeled with granite and stainless seel kitchen, this alley-access Pasadena home has a private
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$124,900.
Dover 207, 1/1 pet friendly, only $99,900.
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