Title: Gabber
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00089435/00127
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Title: Gabber
Alternate Title: Gulfport gabber
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann,
George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport Fla
Publication Date: February 11, 2010
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Gulfport (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Pinellas County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
Coordinates: 27.750556 x -82.708611 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 15 (Feb. 14, 1969).
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Volume ID: VID00127
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this week...
Holy Name
Fish Fry Dinners
see page 3

Stetson Professor
To Speak At Library
see page 4

Fashion Show
For Hospice
see page 6

Gulfport's Dance Of
The Century
February 26
see page 8

Letters To the Editor
see page 14

Gabber Goes
On Vacation
see page 15

Getting To Know
Gulfport's Council
see page 20

Gulfport City Wide
Yard Sale
Saturday, March 20
see page 33

Gulfport Centennial
see page 38


"There were two young children in the car, and they may have avoided
serious injury, thanks to seat belts." According to Gulfport Mayor Yakes
who was at the scene of this accident on the corner of 15th Avenue South
and 54th Street on Monday. The police report was not available at press
time as the investigation is still open.

Piano Bar Variance
Decision Postponed
By Kate Bradshaw
ST. PETE BEACH Even if the property at 6400
Gulf Blvd. had the lowest parking requirement
of any business classification retail there
still wouldn't be enough parking spaces. The fact
that the owners want to turn the now-vacant
spot, which rests between Agave restaurant and
Pappy's Liquors, into a piano bar means that
they'll need 35 spaces over two dozen more
than what's there.
The city commission showed willingness to
work with the property owner to find alternative
solutions for the parking issue, which City
Manager Mike Bonfield noted was due in part to
the fact that when Gulf Boulevard was widened,
it significantly reduced available parking for
businesses fronting the road.
"I don't think I've ever heard anybody speak
poorly about them at all," said commissioner
Beverly Garnett at Tuesday's public hearing
regarding the variance request. "These people
have bent over backwards for the community to
try to make it work."
Commissioner Jim Parent said that he thought
the parking requirement might be a little
excessive in this case.
See Variance, page 6

Sign Ordinance
ordinance would determine
everything from whether
small business owners on
Corey Avenue and Pass-
A-Grille's Eighth Avenue
can display sandwich signs
outside their businesses
to the allowable height
and dimensions of signs
resorts can display when
they redevelop. The
city commission opted
to postpone their final
reading on the ordinance to
their February 23 meeting
so that they can modify its

Justice Thomas Holds Q&A
with Stetson Students
By Bill Northrop
"I am an ordinary
person to whom
extraordinary things
have happened,"
associate Supreme
Court Justice
Clarence Thomas told
students at Stetson
University of Law on
Tuesday, February
2 in concluding Associate Supreme
an hour and 45 Court Justice
minutes of questions Clarence Thomas
and answers. He's
ordinary, he pointed out, like the people he
meets who do the ordinary, everyday tasks
that make this country. "People," he said,
"who are unapologetically proud of their
country," like the people he grew up with in
segregated Georgia. "Proud of our families,
proud of our country. It's worth keeping,
our Constitution, and it's worth interpreting
Justice Thomas spent Monday evening at the
school with faculty and students, addressed
See Thomas, page 47

Mardi Gras Ball at former Tampa Rays pitcher, Trever
Miller and his magnificent wife Pari.
Gulfport Casino Party-goers are encouraged to get
Shake off the winter blues and let into the Mardi Gras spirit by dancing
the good times roll at the flamboyant the night away for a good cause and
Mardi Gras Ball. The Big Easy style dressing with flair, however, colorful
fun begins at the Gulfport Casino on masks and elegant costumes are
Friday February 12 at 7 p.m. Tickets optional. Ticket price will include
are $20 and available now until sold lip smacking Louisiana cuisine and
out. Dance the night away to the beats a cash bar will be available. Ticket
of authentic Cajun Zydeco, Blues and sales and a silent auction will
Jazz. Greet the Mardi Gras King benefit a variety of Kiwanis charities
& Queen, St. Louis Cardinal and including Pinellas Hope, and


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that assist homeless children and
their parents. For more information
or to purchase tickets, please visit
www.KiwanisGulfBeache s.com,
or contact Kimberly Boswell at
727-415-8326. The Gulfport Casino
is located at 5500 Shore Boulevard
in Gulfport. Laissez les bons temps

Join Gulfport
Relay for Life
Relay for Life Gulfport will hold a
team party on Tuesday, February
16 at JSR Training Center, 1601 49
Street S. at 6 p.m. Learn how you
can get involved in the fight against
cancer and join your local team. The
2010 Relay for Life Gulfport will be
held April 9 and 10.
Visit www.RelayForLife.org/
GulfportFL. Your $100 team
registration fee reserves your
campsite and team t-shirts. RSVP
to Karen Modzelewski at Karen.
Modzelewski@cancer.org or call 727-

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Most Holy Name
Fish Fry Dinners
Lent is coming soon and so are the
famous Fish Fry Dinners hosted by
the St. Vincent de Paul Society and
the St. Mary & St. Anne Society at
Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic
Church, 5800 15 Avenue S. in
This year dinners will be served on
sixFridaysfollowingAsh Wednesday:
February 19, February 26, March 5,
March 12, March 19 and March 26
from 5-7:30 p.m. Baked or fried fish
dinners will cost $7 for adults and
$4 for children, and shrimp dinners
will cost $10.
In addition to baked or fried fish
or shrimp, each dinner will include
weekly varying side dishes of cole
slaw and baked beans, or parsley
buttered potatoes and green beans.
Also included with dinners are roll
and butter, homemade desserts and
coffee or tea. Sodas and water will
be available at extra cost. Wine
and beer will be available for a
This annual event has been held
for several years with all customers
enjoying the delicious food and
meeting many friends and gracious

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9-5 Mon Wed, 9-2 Fri, Closed Thursday
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the cost of the first printing of any advertisement.
Contents of this publication may not be reproduced or copied
without premission of the Publishers.

Love is in The Air!
Love is in the air at the Gulfport
Casino Ballroom, so get ready for the
upcoming Valentine festivities and
beyond! Start making your plans with
your sweetie or find that someone
special and attend these exciting
Enjoy a colorful night at the Mardi
Gras Masquerade Ball, Friday,
February 12 at the Casino Ballroom,
5500 Shore Boulevard S., 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20 and include lip
smacking Louisiana cuisine. Music is
Cajun Zydeco, Blues and Jazz. If you
choose, dress with flair, with colorful
masks and elegant costumes. Ticket
sales and a silent auction will benefit a
variety of Kiwanis charities including
Pinellas Hope, and H.E.A.T. Contact
Take your sweetheart to the
Centennial Valentine's Day Dance
on Saturday, February 13, from
8-11 p.m. Door opens at 7:30 p.m.
Live Band is Lloyd John's Gulfbay
18-Piece Big Band. Snacks and prizes.
Tickets are $12 at the door. Contact
Match Making Festival Tea Dance
will be held on Sunday, February 14

from 1-5 p.m., ages 50 plus! Speed
dating, relationship coaching, dance
lessons and dance. Tickets are $25 at
www.matchmakingfest.com or $35 at
the door. Sponsored by LocalShopsl.
com. Contact 727-823-0437.
The following week is the Singles
Ballroom Dance Party (Partners
Welcome!) on February 19 from
7-10 p.m. Dance mixers, door prizes
and light snacks. $10 per person.
Contact 727-374-3881.
For more detailed information on
The Gulfport Casino Ballroom events
or to find out about the Gulfport
Casino rental availability for your
next event or party, call 727-893-

Stetson Professor to
Speak at Library
Friends of the Library will host
Michael Allen, a Professor of Stetson
University, on Monday, February
22 at 2 p.m. Mr. Allen will present
a program on Constitutional Law.
The library is located at 3745 Ninth
Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

Rummage Sale at
Woman's Club
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E. will
be holding a "Treats & Treasures"
Rummage Sale on Saturday,
February 13 from 8 a.m. until 3
p.m. Check out their sale of gently
used articles and clothing, furniture,
plants, crafts and baked goods. The
kitchen will be open for tasty treats
including soup, hot dogs, muffins,
coffee, soft drinks and other baked
goods. Do you have a special craft?
If you would like to set up a craft
table at the event for a nominal fee
of $25, call Carolyn Defreitas at
Proceeds from donations to this event
will benefit the ongoing maintenance
of their historic building. Keep
their historic clubhouse in mind for
special events such as weddings,
anniversaries, showers or corporate
meetings. For further information
on the above event or questions in
general about the club, please call

Blow a Glass Heart for
Your Valentine Night
GULFPORT: The Industrial Arts
Center will have the glory hole glow-
ing on Saturday night, February
13th, so the public can make special
Valentine gifts. Hand-blown and
molded glass hearts made at the IAC
will also be available for sale to sup-
port the non-profit art education cen-
ter's operating fund.
Master glass blower Jackie Ballard
and the IAC staff will be offering
this special night to Blow a Glass
Heart for Your Valentine, from 6-10

p.m. There will be a choice of colors
and every heart will be "blown with
your own breath" and a little help
from Jackie and her experienced
assistants. Hearts will be cooled
and ready for pick up on Sunday,
February 14. Free gift packaging will
be included with each purchase.
The Industrial Arts Center is
located at 2902A Beach Boulevard
S. in the heart of the Gulfport
Art Village Courtyard. For more
information, visit the IAC online at
www.IndustrialArtsCenter.org or
call 727-289-9365.

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

Variance, from front page
"It's a 28-seat facility, yet we're
looking for 35 spaces," he said. "It
seems a bit weird to me."
The attorney for the applicants
said that the proprietor of Postcard
Inn has indicated a willingness to let
them utilize spaces on the north end
of the hotel's parking lot.
The commission also indicated that
they'd be willing to explore allowing
parking on the west side of 64th
Avenue, perhaps during the evening
Members of the public also weighed
in on the request.
Residents of the Silver Sands, a
neighboring condominium complex,
spoke both for and against the request.
Those speaking against it were
primarily concerned with possible
noise and potential traffic associated
with such an establishment.
"One day, quite piano music, the next
day, amplified music with speakers,"
said Tom Clay, who identified himself
as an abutting property owner and
included increases in traffic as among
his concerns.

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One resident claimed she had a
petition opposing the project with
64 signatures, and alluded to the
controversy associated with Caddy's,
the beach bar in the Sunset Beach
area of Treasure Island that has
attracted volumes of crowds.
"This is an example of a site being
incompatible with the character of
the existing residential area," she
Many spoke in favor of the change,
citing the property owners' history
of working with the surrounding
community, namely as owners of
Pappy's Liquors and Agave, the
businesses operating on either side
of the proposed piano bar site.
"They are exactly, in my opinion,
the kind of business owners we want
operating a business on the beach,"
said Kevin Hing.
"The owners here have gone out of
their way to be good neighbors," said
Robert Jones, a resident of Silver
The applicants' attorney told the
commission that noise wouldn't be
an issue, given that the space would
house a piano bar not a night club,

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as was previously and mistakenly
indicated, which would attract a
quieter crowd.
"It's not like there's going to be
bands," she said. "It's not like there's
going to be amplified music."
The commission voted to continue
the hearing on the variance request
to February 23, which they said
would give them time to explore the
parking issue.

Hospice Fashion Show
at Woman's Club
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club at 40 Snell Isle Blvd NE, will
hold their monthly meeting on
Friday, February 12 at 1 p.m. The
Community Outreach Department is
sponsoring a Fashion Show, presented
by Hospice. Gently used clothing
and accessories will be for sale to
benefit Hospice. Refreshments will
be served at the end of the business
meeting and guests are welcome
to join us. GFWC St. Petersburg
Woman's Club has been serving the
community since 1913. For more
information on monthly meetings,
diverse activities including arts and
craft projects, monthly excursions,
book discussions, weekly sewing and
card games or rental information
of their clubhouse, please call 822-
4982. Guests are welcome to attend
all their events.




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Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

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Isle of Capri Annual
Yard Sale
The annual yard sale of the Isle of
Capri, Treasure Island, will be held
on Saturday, February 13 from 8 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Maps of all participating
residences will be handed out to all
vehicles entering the island off Gulf
Blvd. at 116 Avenue. Drivers will
proceed two short blocks and turn
left on 2nd Street to Rosselli Park.
Refreshments will be available at the

Hands Across the Sand
GULFPORT, FL: Gulfport Beach
will be a participating location
in a statewide demonstration to
oppose near shore oil drilling. On
Saturday, February 13 at 1 p.m.,
people from all walks of life and
political affiliations will gather at
beaches throughout Florida in what
may be the single largest public
gathering in the history of the state.
During the event, all participants
throughout the state will join hands
at 1:30 p.m. for 15 minutes, creating
a metaphorical "line in the sand."
Participants for the Gulfport
event will meet at the Gulfport


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Casino, on the corner of Shore and
Beach Blvds. Participants will join
hands at 1:30 p.m. on the adjacent
Gulfport Beach. Appearing at Hands
Across the Sand in Gulfport will be
Florida State Representative Rick
Kriseman (District 53), Gulfport
Mayor Mike Yakes and Gulfport
City Councilmember Michele King.
Hands Across the Sand will take

place simultaneously at over 50
other beaches in Florida, including
others in Pinellas County. For more
information about the statewide
event and a full list of locations, go to
www.handsacrossthesand.net. For
more information on the Gulfport
event, or to volunteer, contact Daniel
Hodge by phone (727-366-4086) or
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Gulfport's Dance
of the Century!
Tickets are on sale now for the
Gulfport Centennial Dance on Friday,
February 26 from 7-11 p.m. at the
Gulfport Casino Ballroom. Live band,
Bobby Tess will be playing music
selections from the past 100 years.
Other live performances include Gail
Biron who will perform a rendition
of genres of music throughout the
first 50 years and E.Z. Zetta who will
perform songs of the last 50 years.
Ticket goers are encouraged to
participate in a costume contest for
favorite decade of costumes. Whether
you choose flapping twenties, wartime
forties, groovy sixties, disco seventies
or many of the other decades, you'll be
sure to have a lot of fun at this great
event celebrating Gulfport's 100 years
of incorporation!
Prepaid reservations will be taken
for tables of eight, so don't wait to get
into the dance of the century! Tickets
are $15 and can be purchased at the
Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5501 Shore
Boulevard S., The Gulfport Chamber
of Commerce, 2800 58 Street S. or call
Cathy at 727-345-1501.

Community Business
There will be a Community Business
Showcase on Thursday, Februaryr 25
at 4:30 p.m. hosted by The Fountains
at Boca Ciega Bay, 1255 Pasadena
Avenue. Representatives from banks,
travel agencies, financial institutions
and more will be on hand to answer
your questions. Taste some of South
Pasadena's finest foods.


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Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

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City Adopts Public
Notice Ordinance
commission approved an ordinance
on final reading that will expand the
criteria determining who receives
notice about significant changes
proposed for neighboring properties.
Property owners within a 500-foot
radius of a resident requesting a
change will now receive mailed notice
about any public hearing regarding
prospective land use changes,
rezones, or conditional use requests.
Notices will now get mailed out 14
days in advance of public hearings
on these projects. Application fees
for such changes will now reflect
mailing costs associated with each
request, given that the number of
surrounding property owners will
vary by neighborhood.

West Coast Orchid
Society to Meet
The Florida West Coast Orchid
Society will hold their monthly
meeting on the second Thursday of the
month, February 11, at the Pinellas
County Cooperative Extension
(Botanical Gardens), 12175 125
Street N. in Largo. An educational
class will be held at 7 p.m., with a
short meeting at 7:30 p.m. followed
by a presentation from Paul Storm
from Meke Aloha Orchids. An orchid
sale, raffle, and refreshments follow.
Visitors are welcome. Free admission
and parking. For more information,
please call 727-733-8167.




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Go Red for Women
Event at Hickman
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Heart Association are joining together
for an evening of education and fun
for a "Go Red for Women" Event
to be held on Tuesday, February
23 from 6-8 p.m. at the Catherine
Hickman Theater at 5501 27 Avenue
S. in Gulfport. "Healthy Hearts -
Happy Hearts" attendees will enjoy
refreshments, talk with sponsors and

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$10 donation to benefit the American
Heart Association. Attendees will
receive one ticket for the door
prize drawings and will have the
opportunity to hear three short
seminars related to nutrition, heart
health and wise health care decisions.
The speakers for the event include
Stacey Robinson, M.D. of Robinson
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D.C. of The Joint Spinal Center, and
Karen S. Keaton, Esq. of the America
Living Will Registry.
Community and publicity sponsors
include the Law Firm of Kira Doyle,
PA; Sylvia Rusche, State Farm
Insurance; ( h,'n-ly Morgan, Circle
Play Coaching; A Life Tribute Funeral
Care; Roman Gardens Restaurant;
and the International Association of
Moxy Women.
Wear red and join them in support
of the American Heart Association.
For additional information call
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Dancers Looking for a
Few Good (Old) Men
The Forever Young Dancers are now
interviewing men age 50 and older
who would like to perform in charity
variety shows. There is also an
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PYS Serenade
Strings Orchestra
The Pinellas Youth Symphony
continues to celebrate its 52nd
Anniversary season with a concert
performed on Saturday, February
13 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Petersburg
College Music Center (6605 Fifth
Avenue N. in St. Petersburg).
Donations are admission. The
evening's music will be performed
by the Serenade Strings Orchestra,
the showcase string orchestra of the
Pinellas Youth Symphony.
To find our more about this concert
and the Pinellas Youth Symphony,
visit www.pysmusic.org or call the
PYS voicemail at 727-438-3149 or
email to pysdirector@yahoo.com.

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is a 13-week course offered every
Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. at US
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16
located at 3120 Miriam Street S. in
Gulfport. Lessons include a 400-page
manual and a class covering basic
charting in local waters. For the $40
fee you also are awarded a certificate
at the end of the course and a chance
to learn everything you need to know
to feel secure on the water.
You may start any Thursday.
Course completion may help with
insurance discounts. Call 727-686-
6940 for more information or leave a
message at 321-4455.

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Unitarian Universalist
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5721 Central Ave.
Can there be a church without a creed? We
are a lay led Fellowship guided by truth
and reason. We invite you to discover
Unitarian Universalism with us.
Discussion 10:15 AM
Program 11:00 AM

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150 49th St. N.

Sunday Mornings
Contemporary Worship service: 10:30am
Children's Sunday School: 9:30am
Adult Sunday School: 9:45am
Middle School Youth Group: 3:00pm
Children's Nursery Provided
Thursday Pastor's Book Study: 6:30pm
Rev. Gaye Bosley-Mitchell, Pastor

Our Savior Lutheran Church
and School
Pastor Paul Burtzlaff
301 58th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL. 33707
Taitoa Seric 8:00A
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The "Brass Roots
Trio" in Concert
Pass-A-Grille Beach Community
Church is proud to present the
internationally known "Brass Roots
Trio" on February 21 at 7:30 p.m. at
the church. The "Brass Roots Trio"
offers a new type of Jazz Vespers,
they intersperse gospel, jazz and
contemporary arrangements of
spirituals and hymns with narration
to provide an uplifting spiritual
experience. The trio has performed
across the US and UK in venues
including the Crystal Cathedral,

Metaphysical Community Church
1950 2nd Ave. No., St. Petersburg
(727) 822-8628 (727) 822-3157
Sunday Worship Services 11:00 am
Sun 2/14 "The Power of Intention"
Discussion 12:30 w/ D. Lebowitz
Tue. 2/16 Gentle Yoga 10:30 am
Thur 2/18 Intuitive Development 7 pm
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Wednesday Healing Eucharist 11am
Sunday Sam & 10am Holy Eucharist
Our Thrift Store is open
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Food Pantry
Food Pantry is Open
1st & 3rd Sundays
from: 10 am to 12:30 pm
St. Bartholomew's
Episcopal Church
3747 34th St. South St. Petersburg, FL 33711
(727) 867-7015

Cathedral of St. John the Divine and
Oxford University.
Pass-A-Grille Beach Community
Church is located 107 16 Avenue on
St. Pete Beach. For more information
please call the church at 727-360-
5508 or visit www.pagchurch.org.
Admission is free to everyone in the

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alert you as to our Grand Re-opening
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Renew Your
Wedding Vows
On Sunday, February 14, Pilgrim
Congregational United Church of
Christ will hold a wedding vow
renewal ceremony as part of its 10:30
a.m. worship service. The event
is free and is open to all married
couples who wish to renew their
sacred wedding vows. The Reverend
Wayne A. Robinson will officiate.
The church is located at 6315
Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.
If you would like to sign up to
participate in the vow renewal
ceremony, please send an e-mail to
the church at: pcucc4dosglob@aol.
com. For information, call the church
at 347-1226.

Concert of Harp
Music at Palm Lake
Sue Carole DeVale will present an
unusual concert of harp music on
Sunday, February 14 at 4 p.m. at
Palm Lake Christian Church, 5401
22 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Utilizing harps from Africa, Burma
and Europe, including Concert
Pedal Harp to informal Flemish
and German instruments, DeVale
will explore the history of harp
music from 2700 B.C. to 2010 A.D.
A professional performer of modern


and hsitorical harps, DeVale has'
appeared with many orchestras
throughout the country and played
for theatre, movie soundtracks and
commercials. DeVale's concert is
part of the Palm Lake Community
Concert Series and is open free to the
public. A love offering will be taken.
A reception will follow the concert.
For information, call 321-8356.

TRinTy Cbucbh oF The Nazazene
"Open ARms MinisTmres"
1000 55th Street S., Gulfport, FL 33707
Rev. Dennis E. Belus
Email: TrinityChurchNaz@Yahoo.com
Sunday School 9:30 am
Worship Service 10:40 am
Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study
and Kids night Out 6:00 pm

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hundreds of trips to pick up, load
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the time before the yard sale. I am

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load and unload the many wonderful
There is a big need to help the
children in our community. In helping
our Gulfport children, we are also
helping the families among us who
are struggling because they can take
advantage of the great bargains to be
found at our very well-stocked yard
sale. Let's face it, when a family can
by clothes, shoes, toys and household
items for as little as a quarter each,
it has to be a big help with their
To put it all into perspective, a yard
sale that can raise $3,000 in a few
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AARP Tax Service will be at the
Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28
Avenue S. This is a free service for
seniors or others on low or fixed
incomes on Fridays through April 9.
Doors open at 10 a.m. and no new
clients are admitted after 3p.m. This
is available on a first-come, first-
served basis. Bring all tax papers
and a copy of last year's return. For
more information, contact 727-893-

City-Wide Yard Sale
in St. Pete Beach
of St. Pete Beach hosts its biannual
community-wide yard sale, where
St. Pete Beach and surrounding city
residents can clean out their closets
for some extra dough or come seeking
treasures. The yard sale will take
place rain or shine on Saturday,
February 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
at the St. Pete Beach Community
Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Call
363-9245 to reserve your sale space

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Meet National award winning artist
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Band Salutes Presidents
in Free Concert
The South Pasadena Community
Band announces its February concert
entitled Presidential Salute. The
concert is free to the public and will
be presented Thursday, February 11,
at 7:30 p.m. in the Boca Ciega High
School Auditorium located at 924
58 Street S. in St. Petersburg. The
facility has adequate free parking
and is handicap accessible.
According to Max Millspaugh, the
concert will feature a Lincoln portrait
set to music and a moving Jefferson
portrait with a musical background.
"We will also feature some familiar
marches and a very interesting
Dixieland arrangement that will
include several Dixieland standards,
said Millspaugh. "We are planning
to present some other selections that
will give the audience nice variety
and some interesting, listenable
fare," he concluded.
Mayor Kathleen Peters said that
the community is welcome and that
South Pasadena is pleased to be
part of making the band available

to the entire community. "This is a
community relations initiative that
we have supported in part for over
twentyyears," she commented. "When
they play the National Anthem or,
as they will on this concert, "Ruffles
and Flourishes" followed by "Hail to
the Chief," I can't help but think of
the pageantry of military bands and
the connection between bands and
the ceremony that has surrounded
every president of our great country.
This will be a very interesting and
inspiring concert," she said.
Parking will be available in
front of the school and adjacent
to the auditorium. Buses will be
accommodated in special parking

Two Fundraising
Events for Haiti
Dine for Haiti, a full course all-
natural meal will be served at Vida
De Caf6, 120 8th Avenue in Pass-
A-Grille/St. Pete Beach, the beach's
first vegetarian/vegan restaurant
on Saturday, February 13 at 6 p.m.
A silent auction will be held in

between courses. A donation of $100
cash or check made payable to Real
Medicine Foundation is required.
Seating is limited, please make
your reservations early (see contact
information below).
Walk for Haiti will be held on
Pass-A-Grille Beach on Saturday,
February 13 (rain date February
20). Registration is at 9 a.m., walk
begins at 9:30 a.m. Preregistration is
requested, but not required. Meet on
the beach at 22nd Avenue on Pass-A-
Grille Beach. You choose the donation
you'd like to give. Cash or checks
made payable to Real Medicine
Foundation. Bring quarters for
parking meters.
All donations from both events will
go to Real Medicine Foundation's
relief efforts for the Haiti earthquake.
Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) is
a registered nonprofit organization
providing humanitarian support
to people living in disaster, post-
war, and poverty stricken areas.
Currently RMF is on the ground in
Haiti providing immediate relief
efforts and coordinating long term
integrative health care, psychological
support, housing, food and water.
For more information or to make
reservations for Dine for Haiti
or preregister for Walk for Haiti
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various communities throughout Candidate
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the norm for this musical revue of Ward 1
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play is definitely a musical, but also
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The cast is superb in this production! Gufport's Clear Choice for Responsible
Three of its four cast members Government!
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Melissa Sewell, Brandon: "1 would
immediately make a more conscious
effort to be with family. I would go
to Web MD and do as much research
as possible and get as much info as
I could. I would call the doctor the
next day and ask questions about
the chances of recovery and possible
outcomes. I would probably become
more spiritual; you would find me at
church on Sunday, instead of work.
I'm sure I would make dramatic
changes in my lifestyle and attitude.
I would definitely pray a lot more."

Rob Zinn, St. Pete: "I would get
as much information as I could and
try not to panic. I would research
the best doctors and get the latest
statistics on whatever it was that I
was dealing with. I would hug my
children more. I would be grateful
for my time with friends and family.
I would stay positive, because it's a
fact that a positive attitude always
helps with overcoming an illness."

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dose veiez, trancon: I actually
had a dramatic health scare. As a
professional photographer, my eyes
are my life and I've always had
problems with them. I went to the
doctor and he diagnosed me with
glaucoma andthatitwas degenerative
and incurable. I was devastated and
totally bummed for the week that
I waited for more tests. I resigned
myself to the fact that I would go blind
at a young age. It was a brutal week
for me. Fortunately, I had other tests
done, that showed a wrong diagnosis;
I have a genetic mutation of my eye,
but it wasn't glaucoma and wouldn't
get worse. I was incredibly relieved
and I realized that life and health
are so very precious. Now I volunteer
as a photographer for Now I Lay Me
Down To Sleep, an organization that
photographs newborn babies at the
hospital who have passed away, from
birth trauma, defects, still births
and health issues. Most times, these
photos are the only reminders a family
has of their child. The photography
is very tastefully and respectfully
done, often with the parents holding
the child. It's very tough to do and I
began to realize that this is a gift that
I, as a photographer, can give them.
We don't charge them for it. After
seeing the devastation that the loss
of a child, especially a newborn, can
have on a family, I find it puts my life
into perspective. I realize now that if
I had been diagnosed with glaucoma,
it wouldn't be the end all... you
realize that these children will never
experience what I have. It makes me
humble and grateful for my life."

Carol Hackman, St. Pete: "I would
spend as much time with my family
and friends as I could. I would want
to do as much medical research
as possible and I would draw on
my faith and God to pray for the
best possible outcome. I don't see
medicine and faith as necessarily
opposing philosophies; I think that
when a person is ill, the more they
know about their problem the better
informed they are to pray about it.
The Shakers always say, 'Pray hard
and shuffle your feet'. I think that
there are no accidents; every struggle
is a life lesson, even illness. To me it's
another life situation, something to
learn and grow from."

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Getting to Know Gulfport's Candidates

By Cathy Salustri

The Gabber interviewed all the candidates for Ward One, but instead
of asking them about their political views, we asked about their hobbies,
partners, and how they spent their free time. We spent about an hour with
each candidate, and in each instance his or her answers and anecdotes gave
us insight about the person who wants to represent Gulfportians.

"I get more blessings!" Rosalie Barbieri
laughs, then adds, "but I'm not ill. I
wore wigs for many years, but when I
moved to Florida, it was too hot. So I
decided to shave my head because of
the alopecia."
Antonia jumps in my lap to get a more
exhaustive petting. She has apparently
decided I'm OK. I ask Roz why she chose
Gulfport, and as she spreads her hands
out to indicate the water, Antonia turns
her head, too.
"Because of this!"

Rosalie Barbieri

Antonia growls at me as Rosalie and I
start to chat. The little Havanese rarely
growls at people, Rosalie tells me, and
my heart sinks. Her dog has judged me
and found me wanting. I try to settle
in and pay attention, but I see Antonia,
glowering at me as we speak.
Rosalie and her partner Rhoda love to
travel and plan their adventures well
in advance. This year they saw Egypt.
Next year they will see South America,
the Black Sea, and Iceland.
Their home gives them away as world
travelers, with photos and artwork
from just about everywhere. They've
seen the Nile and the seas off the coast
of Africa, but Roz loves Boca Ciega bay
the best. She hails from Long Island
and her vista of Boca Ciega Bay, she
says, reminds her of her first home. She
loves the water.
After two years of living in Florida as
a snowbird, Rosalie and her partner
chose a waterfront condo in Town
Shores. A few years ago they added
Antonia, a Havanese, to the mix. As we
speak, Antonia inches closer.
Finally, Antonia subjects herself to
allow me to pet her. I ask Rosalie about
her head; people have asked me, I
explain, if she is ill. She tells me she
is not; she has alopecia and chooses
to shave her head. She acknowledges
that cancer is a common assumption.
She tells me people frequently lay their
hands on her and say prayers for her.

her out on it.
Had he suggested this prior to the then-
recent discovery of the bodies of three
women dumped over the side of a boat
into Tampa Bay, Jo may have found the
offer more appealing. Unfortunately for
David, Oba Chandler ruined the "let me
take you for a moonlit boat ride" pickup
line for many men. Jo, in her unique
fiery fashion, accused him of being the
"You're that guy!" she said to him.
David tried desperately to assure her
he was not.
"Look, how about I give you my phone
number and you can call me when you
get home?" he told her. She agreed.
One problem: David had just gotten out
of a bad relationship and changed his
phone number. He couldn't remember
it. This did not reassure Jo, who then
accused him of being married.
He convinced her he was not married,
not a serial killer, and got her phone
number. He called her that night and
they talked for hours.
One phone call gave way to more, and
the couple fell in love first with each
other and then Gulfport. They married
20 years ago and moved to Gulfport 10
years later.
So far, all their boat rides have ended

David Hastings

"I am not voting for him. You can write
that," Jo Gonzalez-Hastings says to me,
pointing at my notebook "tell people not
to vote for him." I'm pretty sure she's
David Hastings' wife came flying into
his office because he couldn't think of the
name of serial killer she once thought
he was. When his assistant called Jo
to get the name (Oba Chandler), Jo
realized her husband of 20 years was
telling the story to a reporter and she
wanted to stop it. Had the story been
less amusing, we might have complied.
David used to own a bar on the beach
and one night Jo and her friends came
in. Struck by her beauty and presence,
David (encouraged by his friends)
approached her. Jo was not impressed.
Her non-interest, he says, interested
him. Trying harder to impress her, he
told her he owned a boat and could take

Judy Ryerson

"The first time I fixed a fire engine
and drove it back over I thought they
were going to have apoplexy-a woman
touched their ti'u. k' Judy Ryerson
says of her job working as a mechanic
in the Gulfport city garage.
After her divorce from Robert Ryerson,
Judy "did whatever was necessary to
get money to help with the family. If I
hadn't gotten hired by the city, I don't
know where I'd be right now," she says.
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She filed for divorce and applied for a
job with the city the same day.
After six months working in the
city garage, she transferred to the
switchboard. She finally landed in
personnel and risk management, where
she worked for the next 19 years. The
city job helped her put food on the table
for Judy and her three sons, Robert,
Eric, and Dirk. As a single mother (her
husband died two years to the day after
their divorce), she fixed things around
the house and took her sons to cub
scouts and little league.
Now retired, she spends her time with
the Gulfport Community Players and
serving on city council. She watches
her grandson during spring breaks and
schools-out days and builds and collects
miniatures. In her home she proudly
displays miniature doll furniture,
pictures, and tiny quilts, a far cry from
the woman working on the city's fire

had the time to appreciate Gulfport. He
worked on Sam Henderson's campaign,
getting more and more invested in the
city. He started going to more and more
local restaurants and adopted a brindle
French bulldog, Gizmo.
Today he spends his free time going
to movies and eating out with friends.
He's enjoyed re-familiarizing himself
with his childhood haunts and spends
more and more time learning about the
city. He loves that Gulfport has kept its
old-time charm.
"I love old Florida," he says. "I think
it's very unusual that we've managed
to keep that old town feel and keep the

David Steinke

Stanley Solomons

Stanley Solomons credits a layoff for
helping him appreciate Gulfport.
He was born in Germany and lived
in Switzerland, but his childhood
memories of this part of Florida drew
him back to the area. While in the
service, his father served at MacDill,
and the Solomons family lived in what
would become Old Northeast.
"There was nothing, no high buildings,
no high rises. The biggest thing was the
Vinoy," he remembers.
As a grown man, Solomons worked for
Credit Suisse all over the country and
the world, but memories of his childhood
home brought him back to the area, and
he realized even today Gulfport "feels
very much like a traditional southern
small town."
When he was laid off 10 days before
his 62nd birthday, he said he finally

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David Steinke wants to talk about
Gulfport council. He steers the
conversation away from questions about
his personal life and what he does with
his free time, leading the conversation
back to what is wrong with the city.
"We've got a very poor council. I
shouldn't say poor. Weak," he says, then
says he "will stay awake" on council.
"Who said that? Oh, Courtland said
that." He's referring to his campaign
treasurer, and twice-defeated contender
for Gulfport city council, Courtland
He also compares the current city
council and infrastructure of the city to
a "business with no management."
"Our meetings," he says, "are
"Turn your recorder off," he says. I
"We've got a person running for the
city council that's such a bad person it
isn't funny," he says, adding that "this
guy" has a DUI, bankruptcy, ethics
violations, drug charges, andjudgments
and that "ten minutes on the computer"
should tell me everything I need to

"Oh, I guess I shouldn't have said
'guy,' should I?" he says. "I'm not going
to bring it out; I'm not going to run a
negative campaign."
"I don't have an ego that I want to
support, and I'm a nice guy on top of it
all," he says.

Note: Prior to interviewing David Steinke,
The Gabber interviewed David Hastings,
who, after answering our other questions,
volunteered information about his DUI,
a misdemeanor marijuana charge, and a
business bankruptcy. He also told us that
David Steinke threatened to go to the press
with this information if Hastings continued
with his campaign. After our interview with
Steinke, a packet of information about
Hastings' past appeared anonymously
at The Gabber offices. Incumbent Judy
Ryerson also told us that David Steinke
told her she shouldn't run again. He told
us that Ryerson "has some health issues
and I think she needs to devote her time to
doing something different."
The Gabber will report on these items-
as well as anything we find on the other
candidates-in a future article.


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Gulfport Springfest
The 15th Annual Gulfport Springfest
Street Festival celebration is planned
for Saturday, March 27 from 10
a.m. to 8 p.m. along historic Beach
Boulevard. The event is co-produced
by the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
and the City of Gulfport. Proceeds to
benefit Charities of Gulfport Chamber
of Commerce. Bring the whole family,
a few friends or a whole crew to enjoy
the festivities. The event will host an
array of food, art and craft vendors
as well as the Bonnet Parade & Hat

Contest participants are encouraged
to create their own hat masterpieces
and attend the festivities with simple
materials and some creativity. Hats
can be fancy, fashionable, weird,
cartooned, kitschy or themed. Any
materials may be used. There is only
one rule your chapeau must fit over
your head! Whether you aspire to
become the next great hat designer
or are seeking to win the contest, be
sure to add lots of embellishments,
doo-dads, and goo-gas for the chance
to become the judges' champion.
Participants will be judged during

the parade at 4 p.m. and the winners
will be announced immediately
Prizes will be given in the following
categories: Judges' Favorite, Biggest
Hat, Most Creative, Best Pet Hat
and "Seriously?". Prizes will include
donated items or gift certificates from
area merchants.
A children's area will provide
activities for the kids. Additionally,
other venues downtown such as
the Art Village Courtyard will also
feature music and live glass blowing
demonstrations at the Industrial
Arts Center.
The Spring Fest event is free to the
public and free parking is available
in and around downtown and the
City's historic trolley will offer free
rides giving access to more remote
parking locations.
Vendors can download an application
at SIKPromotions.com or call 727-
322-5217. For more information,
please contact the Gulfport Chamber
of Commerce at 727-344-3711.

Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren Support
GrandparentsRaising Grandchildren
offers support groups on the second
and fourth Thursday from 6-7:30
p.m. at Family Resources, 3821 Fifth
Avenue N. in St. Petersburg and at
the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27
Avenue S. in Gulfport on the last
Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
They provide support, referrals, legal
guidance, and resources.

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Gulfport Senior
Center Snack Bar
5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport
8 a.m. 3 p.m.
Always Available Menu:
Bagels and assorted Danish
Hot Dogs
Tuna, Egg and Chicken Salad
Assorted Soups
Ice Cream items
Beverages Available include:
Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate,
Sodas and Juices
Check for Daily Specials!

Daily Congregate Dining offered
By Neighborly Care Network
Monday to Friday at 12 noon
Contact Jay at 344-2111
to apply for the program
(5 day processing time)

Prepaid Guest meals available
$5.25 (3 days notice needed)

Volunteer Opportunities
Senior Center:
Contact Cynthia at 893-1231

Meals on Wheels:
Contact Pat Hazell at
573-9444, ext. 291

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SPCA Pet of the Week
Norton is a one year old Mountain Cur Mix, a sweet and
lovable young guy. He needs a little leash training to
round him off but he learns fast. He loves to play with
other dogs. He's a silly boy at times and an all around fun
guy. While he is good with older kids he can easily knock
over little ones, because he has no idea what a big boy he
really is. He firmly believes that he is a lap dog, and he
is never happier then when people are petting him. He
just loves to be cuddled and lives for snuggle time. We are
hoping that a wonderful family can open their hearts and home for this sweet
boy! Visit Norton at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130 Avenue N. in Largo, or call

Adopt or Foster a Greyhound
Meet Ike, an adorable brindle boy with a very sweet,
expressive face. He's very observant of his surroundings
and situations, and interacts with them accordingly. He
loves attention, and enjoys his one-on-one time with us.
He has tested cat-freindly, but curious, so he would do "
well with an owner experienced in cat/dog introduction,
if needed. Would you like to try him out as a foster dog?
Then give us a call. To meet Ike or any of our other
adoptable greyhounds, please contact Greyhound Pets of America at (727) 595-
7852, visit our website: greyhoundpets.com, or see us at the Tyrone PetSmart
on most Sundays from noon to 2 p.m.

Friends of Strays
Gordy is a very affectionate one year old DSH. He is
very energetic and gets along with other cats. Gordy
is a character; he will amuse you and give you a laugh.
Stop by and visit Gordy and other nice kitties waiting
for a good forever home at 2911 47 Avenue N. in St.
Petersburg. Adoption Center open Tuesday through
Sunday 10-3. Adoption fees include spay/neuter,
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Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce
have partnered to host the "Building
a Healthy Community" Health
and Wellness Fair on Saturday,
February 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The fair will be held at the St. Pete

Beach Community Center, 7701
Boca Ciega Drive, and is free and
open to the public though donations
for the Gulf Beaches Relay for Life
can be made at the event. A variety
of businesses and organizations will
be present with products, services
and valuable information on health
topics for people of every age. Types
of vendors include local hospitals and
clinics, gyms and fitness programs,

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spas and massage therapists,
natural and organic products and
much more. For more information
contact the Recreation Division at

South Pasadena Annual
Scholarship Award
South Pasadena residents and
high school graduating students of
the City of South Pasadena have
until May 31, 2010 to apply for the
City's annual $1,000 scholarship
award. Applicants must have been
City residents for the past two years
and been accepted at an accredited
college, university, trade or technical
A copy of the prior year Federal
Income Tax Return for applicant
or any other persons) who claimed
applicant as a dependent on a Federal
Income Tax Return is required.
Applications are available at City
Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive S., South
Pasadena and at ci.south-pasadena.
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City Clerk's office at 347-4171.

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Merchants Association is now
accepting donations of non-
perishable food, toiletries and
personal needs to be distributed to
the Gulfport Senior Center Pantry.
Bring your donations to the Gulfport
Merchants Association tent each
Tuesday during the Fresh Market,
on Beach Blvd. below 29th Ave.
South, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The
Senior Center Pantry, which offers
food and other needed items to
struggling Gulfport families, is in
great need of donations to keep up
with the needs of its clients.

We Care for Paws
Needs Donations
The We Care for Paws Foundation,
a non-profit dog and cat shelter,
currently houses over 45 dogs and
30 cats. Most of the animals are
unadoptable due to medical problems,
behavioral problems or old age, and
they will live out their lives in peace
at the shelter. We are always in need
of items for the animals, such as cat
condos; cat and dog treats, igloo dog
houses, beds and toys; shampoo, flea
preventatives such as Advantage or
Frontline, heartworm preventative
tablets (HeartGuard), towels and
blankets. As always, cash is needed
to help pay for medical expenses. If
you would like to donate any of these
items, please call Jan at 896-6315.


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BPW to Meet
Marcia Cohen, Labor and Employment
Attorney, will speak to the St.
Petersburg/Pinellas local chapter of
BPW on Thursday, February 18. The
group meets at 400 Beach Seafood and
Tap House located at 400 Beach Drive
NE in St. Petersburg. Networking
begins at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting
begins at 12 noon. Meetings are open
to the public but reservations must
be made by noon the Tuesday prior to
the meeting. Cost is $16 for members
and $21 for visitors.
BPW St. Pete Pinellas is the local
chapter of Business and Professional
Women/USA. Founded in 1919, the
organization is multigenerational and
nonpartisan. The local organization's
mission is to achieve equity for all
women in the workplace through
advocacy, education and information.
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contact information visit www.
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email RSVP@BPWStPetePinellas.org
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The children in the School Year Child
Care Program are making sculptures
and are in need of sculpting tools.
Their current creations will be made
out of plaster of paris. Anything you
can donate will help them explore
their creativity. All donations can be
dropped off at the Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Boulevard S. Call 727-
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mygulfport.us and follow the links:
City Departments, Leisure services,
Rec. Center.
Tomlinson Skate Park Sticker
Annual cost $5 res./$10 non-res. Reg-
istration: Age 17 and under must be
accompanied by a parent, have proof
of residency and fill a consent form.
Availability to register: Monday
through F,'id.ii from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Open Gameroom Tues. & Thurs.,
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Adult Basketball Mon., Wed. &
Fri, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thurs., 6-9
School Year Child Care Program
- Grades K-5, (up to age 14 on in-
service days).
Teen Night Teens, age's middle
school to 17. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9
Tot Time Program Ages 3-5 year
old, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

NEW CLASSES- Interested in
teaching a class? Call John at 727-
893-1079 for more info
* AAYA Cheerleading- Tues. 6-7:45
p.m. Call AAYA at 813-885-2292
* AAYA Dance- 6-8:45 p.m. Call AAYA
at 813-885-2292
* Basic Drawing- Thurs., 1-3 p.m. Call
Doug at 643-2554
* Dog Obedience Call Lisa at
* Fencing Wed., 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. Call
Jim Campoli at 813-855-3112.
Floral Design-Wed.,
6:15-7:45. Call Laurie at
* Gymnastics Fri., 5:30 p.m. Call
Barbara at 804-9400.
* Karate Mon. & Fri., 6:30 p.m. Call
Diane at 459-1399.
* Knitting Class- Thurs. 10:30 a.m.
Call Latoya at 823-0437
* Mat Pilates- Mon. & Wed.
10-11 a.m. Call Lisa at
* Nia Wed., 9:00 am. Call Kaluwa at

* Noisemakers Mon., 6 p.m. Call
Gabe at 345-7472.
* Smoking Cessation Class- Call if
interested, Betty Havey, M.A at 727-
* Sumyie -Wed., 6:30 p.m. Call Mike
at 320-5035.
* Stretch and Tone, Tues. & Thurs.,
9-10 a.m. Call Jean 302-9423
* Tai Chi Tues. & Thurs., 9 a.m.
Call Aletta at 344-5181 or Marge at
* Tennis Tues., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and
6 p.m. Call Jack at 430-0690.
* Watercolor with Margo Tues. 10
a.m.- Noon. Call Margo at 347-1859
* Watercolor with Patsi -Beginners/
Intermediate- Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Patsi at 501-3559.
* Yoga Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Maureen at 381-2166.
Neighborhood Center
1617 49th St. So./893-1070
Overeaters Anonymous: Sun.

Gulfport Library

5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074
or fax 893-1072

Gulfport Creative Short Storv
Writers: Every Wednesday, 10:00
Testing for 2010 Census Jobs:
Tuesday through February,
3:00-6:00 pm. FMI: go online at
www.2010censusjobs.gov or call toll-
free: 1-866-861-2010.
AARP Tax Aid: Frd.i%., through
April 9. Doors open at 10:00 am, no
new clients admitted after 3:00 pm.
A free service for seniors & others
on low or fixed incomes. First-come,
first-served. Bring all tax papers
and a copy of last year's return.
One-on-One Computer Instruc-
tion: By appointment only--contact
Alex Hooks at the Reference Desk,
or call 893-1073.
Exhibition of Works by Helen
Mullin: Through February 25.
Crafts Club for All Ages: Satur-
days, February 20 & 27, 2:00 pm.
Presented by Pat Brinkley.

Suncoast Computer Users Group
(SCUG): Thursday, February 11,
6:00 pm.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens
& Adults: Saturday, February 13,
1:00 pm. Make beautiful pages of
Coffee/Talk Movie: "Secrets of
Middle Earth: The Hobbit" (Kultur
Video, 2003). Wednesday, February
17, 1:30 pm. Illustrated with fanta-
sy art by the Brothers Hildebrandt,
and featuring insights of literary ex-
perts, this documentary film series
explores the mysteries of Tolkien's
epic. (60 min.)
Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday,
February 18, 10:00 am. Discussion
of The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Books / discussion guides are avail-
able at the Reference Desk.
The G & 0 Book Club: Saturday,
February 20, 1:30 pm. Philosophical
discussion group based on the works
of mystic G. I. Gurdjieff and philoso-

pher P. D. Ouspensky.
Coffee/Talk Movie: "Secrets of
Middle Earth: The Fellowship of the
Ring" (Kultur Video, 2003). Wednes-
day, February 24, 1:30 pm. Illustrat-
ed with fantasy art by the Brothers
Hildebrandt, and featuring insights
of literary experts, this documentary
film series explores the mysteries of
Tolkien's epic. (60 min.)
Genealogy Discussion Group:
Saturday, February 27, 1:00 pm.


For more information, contact:
5501 28th Avenue South,
Gulfport, FL 33707
Phone 893-1074 FAX 893-1072

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ices City Sponsored Activities
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Senior Center 550 27th Ave. So. 893s-231

Thank you, Kathleen & Frank Cash:
for your generous donation of a beautiful
magnifying machine for our visually
impaired participants. Tasks such as
reading mail/pill bottles, writing checks/
letters and enjoying photographs are
just some of the examples of things
made possible again with the use of
this machine. The machine is located in
the Senior Center Dining Hall for easy
Thank you. Town Shores Residents:
for the very generous donation of food
items and monetary gifts to help support
our Senior Center Food pantry through
the month of February. Your kindness
and generosity are greatly appreciated.
Annual Entertainment Fair: Come and
join us for a day of entertainment at the
Senior Center on Mon. Feb. 15 (Presidents
Day).The event includes a Flea Market
from 9am-noon; Bingo at 10am; computer
games 9am-noon; a hot dog lunch at noon
(get your $2 meal ticket now). The highly
spirited Love Notes will perform at 1pm
and finally there will be a free Valentine
Tea Dance, 3-5pm.
February Flea Market: Our FleaMarket
customers are looking for specialized
items: Jewelry of any kind, purses, tote
bags, wallets, shoes, belts, etc. If you have
such items that you no longer use or need,
please drop them off at the Senior Center
in time for our Feb. 15 sale.
Free Tea Dance: A Valentine Tea Dance
will be held on Mon. Feb. 15 from 3-5pm
with Big Band music by The Nostalgics.
Refreshments included. Free admission
but be a sweetheart and bring a can of
food for our food pantry.
Bingo: Come and play President's Day
Bingo on Mon. Feb. 15 at 10am. We also
play bingo every Friday at 1pm.
New: Beginners and Open Studio: A
new art Class for beginners will be offered
on Monday from 4-6 pm starting on Mon.
Feb. 22nd. This will also be an open studio
for the more experienced artists. Call the
Senior Center now to reserve space in
this free class.
Legal Problems?: The Community Law
Program will offer free legal assistance
at our Senior Center on Fri. Feb. 19 at
9:30am for income eligible residents. Call
for more info.
Spanish Classes: Spanish Classes are
offered every Monday. Beginners at 3pm,
Advanced at 4:10pm and Conversation at
5:20pm. Classes are free to all registered
Senior Center members.
Folk Dance Class for Beginners: The
Italian American Society of St. Petersburg
will teach Folk Dance Classes for
beginners for those who want to be a part
of their dance group. Class for newcomers
is on Thursdays at 7pm.
AARP Driving Classes: are held on the
first two Tuesdays of every month from
1-4pm. Call 343-9044 to register and fee
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Senior Center Activities Held Off
Yoga Every Wed. at noon, Gulfport
Chair Yoga every Wed. at 1:30pm,
Gulfport Casino.
Line Dancing Class every Thurs. at
9:30am, Gulfport Casino.-
Tai Chi Every Tues. & Thurs at 9am,
Gulfport Rec Center
All classes are free but must be a registered
Senior Center member to attend.
Movie Day: Cabaret on Mon. Mar. 22
at 12:45pm in Hickman Theater. Free.
Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren: If you are a
grandparent or any related/unrelated
person caring for a child, please come to
our new support group that will meet on
Tues. Feb. 23 at 10am. The group offers
support, counseling, legal support, etc.
The meetings will be offered every fourth
Facial with Color Workshop: Ladies,
sign upnow for our free Facial with Color
Workshop on Fri. Feb. 26 at 9:30am. Find
out how to enhance your appearance and
accentuate your features. Class size is
limited so call early.
Stretching for Seniors: Every Tues. at
Wii Bowling: every Thurs. at 1pm and
every first and third Tues. at 6:30pm.
More bowlers are needed for the evening
sessions so come and join the fun! Thanks
to the students at Stetson College of Law
for being a part of this activity.
Live Chat Room: Fri. at 2pm at the
Senior Center
Quilting Club: Every Tues. at 10am.
Great quilting projects! Newcomers
Young & Restless Seniors: revised their
schedule this month only and will meet
on Tues. Feb. 16 at 6:30pm. Newcomers
Writers Group: Share your creative
stories, essays, etc. with our Writers
Group every Fri. at 10am.
Ongoing Support Groups:
Diabetic Support I'.- - Mon. at 10am)
Hearing Support (1st & 3rd Mon at
Vision Support (2nd & 4th Mon at 2pm)

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Local Obituaries
IKOLAC, JOE, 89, of
Gulfport passed away
peacefully Feb. 8, 2010
with family at his side.
He previously resided in
Texarkana, TX. Joe was
a veteran of WWII and served as a 1st
Sergeant in the 3rd Infantry. He was
stationed overseas in the ETO during
the war and was awarded numerous
combat medals and honors. He was
so proud of his military career and
remained with the Army Reserves
for 24 years after his discharge. He
was an avid Appalachian Trail hik-
er and his experiences on the trail
were always first and foremost in his
thoughts. He completed hiking over
1200 miles of the trail from Springer
Mt., GA, to the NY/NJ area where he
fell and injured his back, putting an
untimely end to his hiking days. He
is survived by his daughter, Kathy of
Parker, CO, his son, Rodney of Tyler,
TX, seven grandchildren, six great-
grandchildren and his devoted long
time companion Dorothy McDaniel.
Packer Funeral Home in Sarasota
is in charge of funeral arrangements
which are still pending.

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February is Feline
Spay Month
The SPCA Tampa Bay is offering
100 free cat spay/neuter surgeries
to people with limited income
beginning Thursday, February 4
through February 25. Applicants
must apply in person on Tuesdays
and Thursdays from 9-4 p.m. with a
recent 1040 form. Pet owners, please
do not bring your cats to this initial
appointment. For more information,
contact 727-586-3591 or visit their
website at www.spcatampabay.org.
Shelter is located at 9099 130 Avenue
N. Hours are Tuesday-Thursday, 11-
7 p.m.; Friday, 11-6 p.m.; Saturday,
11-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. and
Monday closed.

H1N1 Shots Available
If you haven't gotten your HIN1
(Swine flu) vaccination, there is
now an adequate supply on hand.
According to the Pinellas County
Department of Health the shots may
be obtained at the following H1N1
free vaccination centers:
* St. Petersburg: 205 Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. St. N., (727) 824-
*Pinellas Park: 6350 76th Ave. N.,
(727) 547-7780
*Largo: 12420 130th Ave. N., (727)
* Clearwater: 310 N. Myrtle Ave.,
(727) 469-5800
* Tarpon Springs: 301 S. Disston
Ave., (727) 942-5457
For information, call the H1N1
Information Line, (727) 824-6964.

Gulfport's City-Wide Yard Sale
Saturday, March 20, 2010

What you need to know about the next City-Wide Yard Sale:
You can have it at your Gulfport residence and it is Permit Free on Saturday,
March 20th at no charge! (Rain date, Sunday, March 21st).
To be added to Yard Sale Brochure: You can fill out a form at City Hall, 2401
53rd St. S. or easily email your Gulfport address to gbiron@mygulfport.us.
The address information is due by Friday, March 12 by 4:30 p.m. (There will
be no exceptions as to allow for set up and printing time.)
You can pick up the City Wide Yard Sale Brochure on Wednesday, March
17th at all City Facilities until 4:30 p.m., March 19. On the day of the event,
The Gulfport Municipal Marina, 4630 29th Ave. S., (Nautical Flea market
day!) and Clam Bayou Park, 49th St. S. to 29th Ave. S. east to Miriam St. S.,
(Clam Bayou Clean up day!) will be the main hubs to pick up your brochure.
If you choose to print it online, go to the www.mygulfport.us main page under
"City Wide Yard Sale" link (use 2 pages of 8" 12 x 14" paper).
So dig into the garage, closet or shed get rid of all that stuff you haven't used
for a year or more! Most likely, someone's looking for what you don't want
anymore. Get on the brochure today!

Additional Information:
Signs: Temporary signage will be permitted on public right of ways where
the sale is being held, as long as it does not interfere/block pedestrian/vehicle
traffic views or permanent street signs. In addition, other temporary signs
may be placed on other private property with the permission of the owner or
occupant. Please do not display signs more than 24 hours before the sale day.
Signs must be removed by 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2010.
Parking: Vehicles will be permitted to temporarily park in residential only
or resident decal required parking the day of the sale as long as they do not
interfere/block any right of ways or normal flow of traffic. All other parking
provisions under state law will be enforced. Please try not to block driveways,
park on sidewalks or park against the flow of traffic. Walking a little further
may help you find the bargain of a lifetime!

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Giving a foreign terrorist his
Miranda rights after 50
minutes of interrogation
is stupid. Don't know how else to
describe it. That he got his rights
is the official policy of the U.S.
government as implemented by
Attorney General Eric Holder at the
orders of President Barrack Obama
when the so-called Christmas bomber
was arrested. That's stupid, too.
Even more stupid was the official
response to criticism that they got all
the information they needed out of
then unknown Nigerian jihad recruit.
Hey, at that time the FBI didn't know
who he was, what his background
was, or what his connections might
have been. That information was in
the CIA, National Security Council,
and State Department files. Of
course, you can't tap those files in 50

Think about those 50 minutes. CBS's
60 Minutes interview doesn't give
you pertinent enough information
to make a firm judgment on anyone.
And, those 60 minute interviews are
digests of hours and hours of research
and interviewing. People appearing
on the CBS news program get a
harder grilling than the Christmas
bomber got.
It occurred to me that if 50 minutes
is enough, we should limit politicians
to 50 minutes to tell their story. Kind
of a reverse Miranda right. The right
goes to the citizens. If 50 minutes is
good enough for a terrorist, it should
be good enough for a politician.
Obama's State-of-the-Union address
went well over that. As a matter of
fact, Obama spends more than 50
minutes a day talking to the news

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he is talking. Sounds like a convenient
cover story. However, it could be that
his father, who tried to warn the CIA
and State Department about his son,
has interceded. He could be angling
for lighter treatment, maybe a plea
However, it doesn't change the
fact that the U.S. is now committed
to treating foreign terrorists as we
would American citizens. Lawyer'em
up as soon as possible. After all,
we've decided to try the planner of
9-11, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, and
his buddies, in U. S. courts. Oh, yes.
They may move the trial away from
New York City because too many
powerful politicians are getting too
much heat from New Yorkers. What
difference could moving away from
there possibly make?
Oh, that's right. In displaying
how fair the U.S. can be in its
legal system, the administration
has already declared them guilty.
They'll get a trial, however, before
they're hanged. At least they didn't
get Miranda rights until after the
interrogations took place. Oops. Were
those interrogations torture? That
will sure be a big part of the trial
as will be the classified intelligence
information that precipitated his
Anyway, don't worry. We're just
in the middle of a little crime wave.
Don't call them terrorists or jihadists
(that would be discriminatory). What
was it Janet Napolitano said to call
such incidents? Man-made something
or other. In the meantime, watch out
for those Tea Party people.
As for there being a "war on terror",
that's a bit extreme. That infers
use of the military as in military
interrogations and military courts.
Wouldn't want to go there, would
Oh, by the way, did I mention that
the FBI, National Security Council,
and the CIA all expect more attacks
on the U.S. in the near future?
It all makes me feel very secure.

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landscape they and their neighbors
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the contest, including gardening gift
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New Pickleball League
Now Forming
Pickleball trend has been growing
in popularity at the St. Pete Beach
Community Center, so much so that
a new Wednesday night league is
now forming. This league is open
to anyone who enjoys the game and
wants to take it to the next level
with tournament-style play. Teams
of two people can register for the
8 to 10 week season for just $50.
Registration is going on now; call
the Recreation Division at 363-9245
for details. All games will take place
at the St. Pete Beach Community
Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.

Auxiliary Happenings
Unit 125
By Cyndy Adams
Hard to believe but it is that time
of year already! Yes, you guessed
it! Our annual Auxiliary Miniature
Golf Tournament is right around
the corner! The date has been set for

Sunday, March 21 at the Polynesian
Putter on St. Pete Beach. There will
be a shot gun start taking place
promptly at 10 a.m. We appreciate
any donations of door prizes and
raffle items for the tournament.
Prize money, food, raffles, and lots of
fun await you immediately following
the tournament at our Post. Teams
are a donation of $15 per person

(727) 363-0297

I make house calls.

with hole sponsors being a donation
of $10. More information to follow in
the Gabber!
If you do not have your 2010
membership card, your dues are
delinquent and your membership
privileges have been revoked. Please
renew your dues now.


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Gulfport Centennial Countdown Continues!

100 Week Countdown to 100 Years!
In just 35 weeks, Gulfport will
celebrate the centennial of its
incorporation, October 12, 1910. We'll
be reminding you every week with an
interesting old photograph from the
collection of the Historical Museum. See
if you can identify the people, places, and
h" above all the decade of each picture as it
comes along. To make it a little bit of a
challenge, we won't publish the correct
caption until the following week.

The Webbs had been in their family
home on Beach Boulevard, at 2519, for
quite some time when last week's picture
was taken in 1920. Sam Webb was the
A lot of Gulfport residents have built boats over the years, but one of town's first clerk in 1910 and mayor in
the earliest and best-known was closely related to our first family. What 1929-31, while his wife Abbie held the
was his name, and what was the bad omen that surrounded this boat, the office of town treasurer in the 1920s.
Sandra? Answer next week. The building stands in the same location
today, although the front porch has been
Think you know the answer? enclosed
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phone number to News@theGabber.com


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Audition for "Cookin'
with Gus"
The Gulfport Community Players
will be holding auditions for comedy,
"Cookin' with Gus" on February 22
and 23 at the Players' Back Door
Theater, 4919 17 Avenue S. in
Gulfport. Auditions begin at 7 p.m.
sharp and will consist of cold script
readings. All interested people are
urged to try out for a part in this
very physical comedy, written by
Jim Brochu.
The director for the play will be
Judy Ryerson and she will need two
women, ages 40 to 60; one male, age
40 to 60; and another male of any age
for this fast-paced comedy riot. The
Players did this play about 10 years
ago, long before the City of Gulfport
(or the Players) had any permanent
theaters. Even then, it sold out at all
performances and the Players have
had many requests for a return of
this great comedy. It's got a little bit
of everything in it comedy, drama,
and even food fights!
The play will run from March 4
through March 14 at the Catherine
A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport.
Pasadena Card Club
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Park Street N. starting at 12:30 p.m.
and contract bridge and pinochle
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Costume contest for favorite decade costumes
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All proceeds benefit the Gulfport Historical Museum and the
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Excerpts heard at the February 9, 2010
St. Pete Beach City
Commission Meeting

Public Comment

& Council Quotes

"I think this is a very natural concern for all communities."
-Deborah Sheffner, on the state legislature's possible discussion of
allowing gambling operations statewide during the 2010 legislative

"You as a commission would be well-advised to take a look at
what you've enacted."
-Kevin Hing, on a resolution the city commission recently passed
that urges residents to vote "no" on Amendment 4, the "Hometown
Democracy" amendment. Hing said that the commission should revise its
resolution to reflect the city's own experience with hometown democracy,
stating "with factual accuracy" the commission's logic for opposing it.
Hing said that as the election draws near, parties on either side of the
issue will push out misinformation, and that St. Pete Beach is in a
unique position to dispel it.

"Would you please drop your lawsuits against the city...so the city
can move forward?"
-Tony Cahill, addressing the petitioners of lawsuits brought against the
city over its comprehensive plan. Litigation has cost the city hundreds
of thousands of dollars in legal fees in a time when the city has already
been forced to squeeze its budget.

"You guys confuse me with your numbers."
-Commissioner Jim Parent, during a discussion of a variance request for
a proposed piano bar at 6400 Gulf Boulevard. If granted, the variance
would waive the 35-space parking requirement for the venue. Parent said
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Two-Part Jewish
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The Jewish Genealogical Society
of Tampa Bay will offer a two-session
seminar entitled: "The JGSTB 2010
Guide to Jewish Genealogy Research:
A Foundation for Beginners and an
Update for Experienced Researchers"
on February 14 (Part 1) and March
14 (Part 2) at 2 p.m. at Gulf Coast
Jewish Family Services, 14041 Icot
Blvd. in Clearwater. Registration will
be held at 1:30 p.m. on both dates. A
seminar booklet summarizing all
the material to be presented will be
provided and will be essential for
those able to attend only one of the
two sessions.
This seminar will focus on developing
the proper approaches and applying
the necessary tools, techniques and
short cuts to most effectively connect
you with your ancestors in the old
country. Recently developed internet
resources as well as local non-internet
resources willbe emphasized to enable
the beginner to discover his or her
family history as well as facilitate the
experienced researcher in resolving
"brick wall" problems.
Dr. Emil H. Isaacson will lead the
seminar. Dr. Isaacson has 25 years
experience in genealogy and has
researched his ancestral roots back
seven generations to the late 1700's in
Europe. He will share his successful
and sometimes unsuccessful
The course is free to current paid-up
members of the Jewish Genealogical
Society of Tampa Bay. A one-year
family membership will be included in
the $25 course fee for non-members.
An additional $10 fee will be charged
for seminar materials to defray
printing costs, but only one booklet
will be needed per couple or family.
Annual membership in the Jewish
Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay is
$25 per individual or family.
Anyone interested in learning how
to do Jewish genealogical research is
invited to attend. Early registration
is recommended so that sufficient
copies of the printed booklet and
handouts will be available.
To pre-register for the class,
for further information on the
organization, or for directions to
the meeting, call Sally Israel at

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

By Bruce Fallender
Silk Screening
Sylvia Fell, an award-winning
artist from Kings Point at Sun
City Center, will be giving a
demonstration of the fine art
of Serigraphy, also known as
Silkscreening on Saturday,
February 13 at 1 p.m. at the
Treasure Island City Hall located
at 120 108 Avenue. The public is
cordially invited to this free event
which also includes a reception
with refreshments to meet this
talented guest artist.
A brief Art Guild meeting, at
which awards will be presented to
the winners in the current art show,
will precede the demonstration.
Fell will demonstrate the screening
technique's versatility which can
be done on paper, fabric, wood,
etc. and will have samples of her
creative works of art many of which
were done in multiple colors.

African Violet
Show and Sale
The Upper Pinellas African Violet
Society's 51st Judged Show and Sale
will be held on Friday, February 19
from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday,
February 20 from 10 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. at Lutheran Church of the
Cross, 4545 Chancellor Street NE
in St. Pete. Admission is free to the
The show will display African violets
and other gesneriads, and the sale
area will have starter and blooming
plants and supplies for sale. They
provide hands-on activities and
information for good growing.
Contact Phyllis King at
(727) 398-7450 or Glenn Shelton at
shelgl@yahoo.com for directions or
more information.

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2070

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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Saturday 1/30
Noise Complaint- 2700 BIk 52nd St.
Suspicious Vehicle- 4900 BIk 14th
Ave. S.
Suspicious Person- 5000 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Theft- 5100 BIk 13th Ave. S.

Domestic Verbal- 5200 BIk Jersey
Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 2600 BIk Tifton
St. S.
Battery- 3100 Beach Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 2700 BIk 58th St.
Sunday 1/31
Abandoned Vehicle- 6200 BIk 14th
Ave. S.
Suspicious Circumstances- 5800
BIk 7th Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 700 BIk Gray St.
Animal Complaint- 700 BIk Gray St.
Noise Complaint- 700 BIk 60th St. S.
Criminal Mischief- 5100 BIk 11th
Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1400 BIk
56th St. S.

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Noise Complaint- 700 BIk Gray St.
Trouble with Individual- 4900 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Accident with Injuries- 2500 BIk
54th St. S.
DUI Investigation- 2500 BIk 54th St.
Monday 2/1
Armed Person- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd.
Theft- 2200 BIk 54th St. S.
Animal Complaint- Beach Front.
Theft- 5200 BIk Newton Ave. S.
Lost or Stolen Tag- 5900 BIk Tanger-
ine Ave. S.
Burglary- 5600 BIk 12th Ave. S.
Domestic Verbal- 1600 BIk 55th St.
Tuesday 2/2
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Theft- 900 Blk 58th St. S.
Stolen Vehicle- 5500 Blk 11th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5400 Blk 7th
Ave. S.
Burglary- 1900 Blk 56th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5300 Blk 8th
Ave. S.
Wednesday 2/3
Theft- 2500 Blk 56th St. S.
Theft- 5800 BIk 11 th Ave. S.
Cruelty to Animal(s)- 5400 Blk 11th
Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 2700 Blk 52nd St.
Suspicious Person- 1400 Blk 55th
St. S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Noise Complaint- 5900 Blk Tanger-
ine Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 700 Blk 60th
St. S.
Animal Complaint- 4900 Blk 14th
Ave. S.
Thursday 2/4
Suspicious Person- 1600 Blk 61st
St. S.
Criminal Mischief- 1400 Blk 61st St.
Criminal Mischief- 5600 Blk Shore
Blvd. S.
Animal Complaint- 2800 BIk Upton
St. S.
Theft- 6200 BIk 15th Ave. S.
Burglary- 5600 BIk 15th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 5100 BIk Gulfport
blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 4900 BIk
12th Ave. S.

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

GO Cards Available
at Gulfport City Hall
City of Gulfport City Hall (2401
53 Street S.) is a PSTA GO Card
location. The GO cards can be used
on PSTA buses and the new Gulfport/
St. Pete Beach Trolley Looper. There
are various cards that you can choose
from to fit your transportation
If you are looking to go out for one
day only, you can choose the Daily
unlimited ride GO card which is valid
for one day of unlimited rides. The
Regular fare is $4 and the reduced
fare is $2. Also available is the
7-day unlimited ride GO card, valid
for 7 consecutive days of unlimited
rides. Regular fare available only,
$20.You can also choose the 31 day
unlimited ride GO Card, valid for 31
consecutive days of unlimited rides.
Regular Fare is $55 and reduced fare
$35. And for youth, 18 and younger,
use the Platinum Pass. Valid for 7
consecutive days of unlimited rides.
Youth Fare $12.50.
To receive reduced fare rates, proper
ID is required:
* For Youth Platinum Pass a School
Student ID or Government-issued
Photo ID showing age is required.
(Note: ID is required for middle and
high school age riders).
* For seniors 65 and older, they need
either a PSTA Special Citizen ID or
Government -issued ID showing age.
This is valid for the Reduced Daily
and 31 Day GO Cards.
*Medicare Cardholders (Card issued
by Federal Government), need an
original Red/White/Blue Medicare
Card. This is valid for the Reduced
Daily and 31 Day GO Cards.
* Disabled (Qualifying disability
verified via application process).
This is valid for the Reduced Daily
and 31 Day GO Cards.
* PSTA Youth ID Card required to
show eligibility for discounted fares
* All of the above are qualified for
reduced cash fare
Gulfport City Hall location is 2401
53 Street S. in Gulfport. Lists of bus
routes are available at City Hall.
Cash payments only are accepted for
all go cards. For more information,
call 893-1000. To obtain special PSTA
Photo ID, call the PSTA Info Line at

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Community Yard Sale
Quality Self Storage of is hosting
a Community Yard Sale at 950
Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena.
The yard sale is scheduled for
Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m. to
2 p.m. To register for a space call 727-
345-2197. Tables are not provided.
All are welcome to attend this sale.
Refreshments and snacks will be
available to all in attendance.
They are collecting food drive
donations for the Gulfport Senior

Center. They can always use your
generous donations so don't forget to
bring your non-perishable items to
the sale.

Mardi Gras to Benefit
Kiwanis Charities
Club of Gulf Beaches, is sponsoring a
Month of Mardi Gras February 6-14.
A Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball will
take place at the Gulfport Casino on
Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. The

Miracle League Poker Run will begin
at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February
13. The Beach Midway on Saturday,
February 13 and Sunday, February
14 will feature over 100 of Florida's
best arts and craft vendors, food, a
Budweiser Tent, live entertainment
and a Kids Zone.
The Kiwanis Club of Gulf Beaches
was the Florida District 2006-07 Club
of the Year. They are involved in
many worthwhile projects including
Ronald McDonald House, Locks
of Love, Every Child a Swimmer,
and K-Kids at Madeira Beach and
Sawgrass Elementary Schools,
Miracle League of Gulf Beaches and
Pinellas Village.
Miracle League of the Gulf Beaches
is a baseball league that plays on
a state-of-the art playing field and
allows children with a variety of
disabilities to participate. There is
one field located in Pinellas County,
the Kiwanis Club of Gulf Beaches is
raising money to build in a second
location and has their eyes on
Hillsborough County.
The Kiwanis Club is currently
seeking sponsors andvendors for this
charity event. For more information
about A Month of Mardi Gras, please
visit http://KiwanisGulfBeaches.
com/. For vendor or sponsorship
information, call Suzanne King, 727-
322-5217. Sponsorship and Vendor
applications can be downloaded at

Adam Smith to Speak
at Democratic Club
Adam Smith, ChiefPoliticalReporter
at the St. Petersburg Times, will be
the featured speaker at the February
11 meeting of the Greater Pinellas
Democratic Club. The meeting, to
be held at Banquet Masters, 8100
Park Boulevard in Pinellas Park
starts with cocktails (cash bar)
and social time at 6 p.m., followed
by a sumptuous buffet dinner at
6:30 p.m., and concludes with
Mr. Smith's informative, timely
presentation and discussion. Don't
miss this chance to hear and discuss
the latest in political discourse.
Questions, reservations (dinner
$15) call Betty Morgenstein at
727- 360-3971. Everyone is

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

Additional Exemption
for Low Income Seniors
If you are over 65, and received
the homestead exemption, you
may be eligible for an additional
property tax benefit. The Low
Income Senior Exemption is a "local
option" exemption, which means
the governing bodies of the county
and cities can choose whether or not
to offer it, and they can choose how
much of an exemption to offer, up
to $50,000. Currently, it is available
to qualified property owners in
unincorporated Pinellas and 20 of the
24 municipalities, and is in addition
to any other property tax exemptions
owners receive. Only the county
Municipal Services Taxing Unit
(MSTU) millage or the city millage
is exempt. Cities not offering the
exemption include Belleair, Belleair
Shore, Gulfport and South Pasadena.
To qualify, at least one homestead
property owner must be 65 years
old or older on January 1, 2010; the
applicant must receive a Homestead
Exemption; and the total household
income for 2009 must be $25,780
or less. Social Security income is
usually not included in that amount
because the income calculation is
based on "adjusted gross income"
as defined by the IRS for federal
income tax purposes. Those seniors
who are not required to file with the
IRS because their income is very low
almost always qualify.
This exemption doesnotautomatically
renew like the homestead exemption
does, but reapplying is simple. If you
received this exemption last year, a
renewal form will be mailed to you in
late January. Just complete the form
and return it by mail.
If you have never applied for the Low
Income Senior Exemption but believe
that you qualify, come to one of their
offices to complete an application.
Bring proof of age, such as a driver
License, Voter ID, or Birth Certificate.
We will also need to see proof of
income. If you are required to file a
Federal Income Tax Return (Form
1040 or 1040A), bring the completed
form for 2009. If you are not required
to file an Income Tax Return, bring
income documentation such as your
end of year bank statements, pension
summaries, or any other income
summaries you received for 2009.
Only 2009 income information can be
Gabber February 11 February 17, 2070

The supplement included with
Homestead Exemption Renewal
Receipt lists additional dates and
locations where representatives from
our office will take applications.
The deadline to file for this
exemption is March 1, 2010. If all
of your income information is not
available by that deadline, apply
anyway! The deadline to supply
income information is June 1, 2010.
For more information, visit www.

Reduced Fee to
Adopt Adult Cats
February is Adopt an Adult Cat
Month at a reduced fee of $20. All
adoption fees include spay/neuter,
microchip, vaccines and county
license. Please stop by the no kill
shelter at 2911 47 Avenue N. in
St. Petersburg to visit their many
wonderful kitties. Adoption Center is
open Tuesday through Sunday 10 3
p.m. Call 727-522-6566 or visit www.

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Many people with a head injury may feel sleepy during the day, even if the injury happened years ago. Researchers
are inviting those with head injury who feel sleepy during the day to take part in a clinical study. This study will
assess how well a study medicine works for people who feel sleepy during the day as a result to head injury.
* Be age 18 to 65 Be age 18 to 65
* Have had 1 head injury in the past Have had 1 head injury in the past 10 years
10 years Feel sleepy or tired 5 or more days a week on
* Feel sleepy or tired 5 or more days a week average
on average Be willing to take test and medicine for 12 weeks
* Be willing to take test and medicine for Be available to sleep over night in a sleep lab
12 weeks 5 times
* Be available to sleep over night in a sleep
lab 5 times
Nell T. Feldman, M.D. Medical Director
Call the Clinical Research Group of St. Petersburg, Inc.
at 1-800-242-3244 or 727-360-0853
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The Gulfport Groovies;

Turning Wii Bowling into an Art Form
By Leigh Clifton

Look out, Earl Anthony,
your days are numbered.
s se t ra The Gulfport Groovies
are coming' for ya! The
se Groovies, a Gulfport
Senior Center Wii
bowling club has become
quite the rage since last
year. The Wii bowling
has become such a hit
at the Senior Center
gethat people well into
their 90s are finding it
great exercise and loads
r of fun. Meeting every
other Tuesday night and
Thursday afternoon,
the participants have
developed a decent
good- natured rivalry
amongst themselves, but
presented a united front
last year, winning the Wii
Bowling Championship
by beating the downtown
Sunshine Strikers of the
St. Pete Senior Center.
The team trophy is in
residence at Gulfport's
80 year old Kay Giammanco takes a classic wii bowling Senior Center and no
stance as she gets ready to do a virtual roll towards the small matter of pride
pins. Everybody cheers each other on and they all agree its among the players.
great exercise as well. Arlene Wilbur, who
will 92 April, loves the
camaraderie of the sport. She's a beginner and has gotten points from her
great grandchildren about how to play.
"I'm able to sit down and play; I have a problem with my feet. But I can still do
the swinging motion with my arms and I'm getting pretty good at it. We have
a lot of fun and it's good exercise!"
These seniors' scores are nothing to sneeze at either. Sometimes they're joined
by a few younger players from Stetson. One guy told 79 year old Shirley Mahle
that he could watch her and fix her game.
"He showed me how to follow through with my leg. I bowled one 200 game.
After lifting my left leg forward when I pitch, I've bowled over 235!"
May Borries, 82, says she started Wii bowling last year but had also been
doing yoga and working out at the fitness center as well.
"I have to keep up with my grandkids," she grinned.
Barbara Vogelsong said that they always try and let everyone bowl at least
"But this bowling is a whole other ball game," she said. "It can be very
awkward at first and it's tough to get the timing down. But it's a great game
for seniors; it's a nice passive form of exercise."
Lillian (i'h.lun-l, who is 84, has really begun to enjoy the game. She lost
her husband two years ago.
"This has really given me a new lease on life," she smiled. "Initially I just
watched but everybody here is so tolerant and helpful. I started getting the
hang of it and now we have a lot of fun and get a workout too."

2010 Pinellas County
AARP Tax Sites
Free tax preparation and assistance
begins February 1 through April 15,
2010 for those households with low to
moderate incomes for taxpayers of all
ages but with an emphasis on those
over 60 years of age. Taxpayers must
bring social security cards for all
persons listed on their tax returns, a
picture ID and all pertinent records
such as W2's 1099's, other income
and credits, etc. Also bring a copy of
last year's return if available. Free
electronic filing is available at all
sites. The locations are as follows:
St. Petersburg:
*Bank ofAmerica, 818154AvenueN.
Hours: 9:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday.
St. JamesUnitedMethodist Church,
845 87 Avenue N. Hours: 9 a.m. -
5 p.m. Thursday.
St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745
Ninth Avenue N. Hours: 9:30 a.m. -
4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth Street
N. Hours: 9 a.m. 3 p.m. Friday.
Gulfport and the Beaches:
Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200
Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach.
Hours: 10 a.m. 1:30 p.m., Tuesday
and Thursday.
Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28
Avenue S. Hours: 10 a.m. 3 p.m.

Town Shores
Red Hatters
Just a reminder that tomorrow,
Friday, February 12 is their Bunko
game in the clubhouse lounge at
1 p.m. If you are new or need a
refresher course on how to play
this game, come around 12:40
and someone will give you some
tips. If you haven't called in your
reservation for the strawberry treat,
call Bev at 381-2122 or Judy at 344-
7558 today.
They also need your reservation for
the happy hour on Friday, February
26. Dues-paying Red Hatters
along with husbands or significant
others are invited to the clubhouse
lounge for some beverages and hors
d'oeuvres from 4-5:30 p.m. Call Julie
at 343-6587 or Judy at 344-7558 to

Gabber February 11 February 17, 2010

Thomas, from front page

Stetson university's Great Hall, was standing
Justice Clarence Thomas Speak last week.
the student body in a packed Great
Hall they lined up at 8 a.m. for
the 10:15 address and stayed for
additional meetings later in the day.
He was also granted a Honorary
Doctor of Law degree by Dr. Wendy
B.Libby, president of Stetson
While the session consisted mostly
of questions and answers on a wide
number of subjects, Justice Thomas
began with a broad picture of the law
and the theme persisted throughout
his address. "The law," he said is not
just a job. It's a way of life" It's a way
of settling disputes by law rather
than fists or violence. In this, the
Constitution, he noted, controls the
way we govern, how we participate
in a democracy, and how we change.
In referring to the U.S. Supreme
Court, he said that the court is "civil,
professional, and disciplined. The
law is more important than we are.
It's not about us."
Judges, he told the students and
faculty, have to put aside their
backgrounds, their biases and be
judges of the law. Whatever personal
feelings one might have, Thomas
said, has to give way to what the law
says. And, the Supreme Court is the
"end of the food chain". All the other
courts have a cover in the appellate
courts, although it's the lower courts
that do the hard, day-to day grunt
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room only to hear Associate Supreme Court

work. For the Supreme Court the big
concern is "what if I get it A r. ,n\ '
As for lawyers, he responded to
a question, that the important
thing is honesty, thoroughness and
conscientiousness with an emphasis
on honesty. "You can't lose your
credibility, he said. "Preparation,
preparation, he added.
Other topics touched upon:
The recent court decision permitting
corporations and unions to contribute
to political campaigns: Corporations
are groups of people. They might
be two or three banded together in
business, or other activities. Look
in the phone book, he said. You see
many of them there. Critics of the
decision, he said, include the New
York Times, Washington Post and
Gannet Corporation, all of them big
corporations with exemptions from
the law because they are media.
Society: We may have changed too
much and lost something. "Things
have been thrown out in the trash",
he said. "Like good manners, helping
each other." Politeness, he pointed
out, doesn't cost a cent.
People don't sit on their front porches
any more. They are hooked up on
video phones, ear phones. Ironically,
Thomas heads up the technology
committee for the Supreme Court.
Growing up: "I'm a southerner", he
said, and he loved where he grew up.

"It was a nice neighborhood", in spite
of segregation. He said he loved the
marshes and the moss, and never did
see anyone from the KKK.
Dealing with people: "Treat people
the way you like to be treated."
Regardless of station in life,
treat people with respect without
condescension. There are alot of smart
people who aren't successful, he said.
"They may be poor, but they're not
stupid". As for an educated, but
not smart person, his granddaddy
referred to him as "just an educated
Diversity on the court: there are
too many from Ivy League schools
- Harvard and Yale ( he's a Yale
graduate). He's the only southerner
on the court
Hobbies: Thomas likes to travel and
has visited all 48 states, mostly in
the last 10 years in his RV. He enjoys
the little towns, the back road, the
diners. Most of all he like the people
who he finds are invariably helpful
and kind.
The Justice responded to questions
with quick humor and self-
deprecating anecdotes
Justice Thomas last visit to Stetson
was in 1982 when he was chairman
of the U.S. Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission. He has
served on the Supreme Court since
1991. He grew up in Pin Point,
Georgia, studied for the priesthood,
but quit and graduated ninth in his
class from Holy Cross University and
graduated from Yale Law School in

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By Robert J. Myers, Esquire
How Should My
Business be Set
Up? (Part 2)
In our last article, we examined
together the general legal
requirements of a sole proprietorship
and general partnership. In this
article, we will examine the general
legal aspects of a limited partnership
and a Florida Corporation.
A. Limited Partnership
1. Alimitedpartnership is similar to
a general partnership. The primary
difference is that some partners are
designated as "limited" partners and,
as such, are normally not personally
liable for the debts and obligations of
the partnership, except to the extent
of their contribution of capital to the
partnership. A limited partner is a
passive investor, and is prohibited
from participating actively in the
management of the partnership
business. If a limited partner
participates in management, she/
he can lose the benefit of limited
liability and, instead, be treated as
a general partner for purposes of
determining liability for partnership
debts and obligations.
2. A limited partnership must
have at least one general partner
and at least one limited partner.
The general partner of a limited
partnership has unlimited liability
for the partnership's debts and
3. Like a general partnership, the
income of a limited partnership is
passed through to the partners, and
reported on their individual income
tax returns.

4. A limited partnership is
organized by filing a written
certificate of limited partnership in
the Office of the Secretary of State
in Tallahassee, Florida. Normally,
the limited partners are specified in
the certificate of limited partnership
and in a separate limited
partnership agreement, which may
be more detailed than the certificate
of limited partnership. A Florida
limited partnership must file an
annual report and pay an annual
fee to the Florida Secretary of State,
and receive a certificate of authority
to conduct business as a limited
B. Corporation
1. A corporation is a separate legal
entity or "person" for purposes of
both state law and federal income tax
law. A corporation may be formed
by any number of individuals, other
corporations, or other entities.
2. The owners of a corporation
are "shareholders." Normally,
business policies are dictated by a
board of directors, which is elected
by the shareholders. In Florida,
a corporation may have as few as
one director. Normally, directors
are elected annually, at an annual
meeting of shareholders.
3. Normally, the routine operations
of the corporation are managed by
the corporation's officers, who are
elected periodically by the board of
directors. In Florida, a corporation
must have a president, secretary,
and treasurer, and may have one
or more vice presidents or assistant
officers. One person may hold two
(2) or more offices.
4. Corporations are required to hold
annual meetings of shareholders, at
which the shareholders may elect
5. For federal income tax purposes,
a corporation is taxed as a separate
entity, and income and losses of the
corporation are not passed to its

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shareholders, unless the corporation
makes an "S election."
6. A corporation is formed by
filing a corporate charter, known as
"articles of incorporation," with the
office of the Secretary of State in
Tallahassee, Florida. The articles of
incorporation must contain various
information specified by statute,
including a unique corporate name,
a statement of the number of shares
of stock that the corporation is
authorized to issue, the par value
(if any) of the stock, the duration
of the corporation (if other than
perpetual), the general purposes for
which the corporation is initially
authorized (which may be stated
to include in the transaction of any
or all lawful business for which
corporations may be incorporated
under Florida law), the name of an
initial registered office, the street
address of an initial registered
office where service of process can
be made upon the corporation, the
name of directors, and the name and
street address of the incorporator.
The corporation is required to file
an annual report and pay an annual
fee to the Secretary of State in
order to maintain its standing as a
7. After the articles of incorporation
are formed, the board of directors
holds an initial organizational
meeting, at which it elects officers,
adopts bylaws, and takes other
organizational actions. The bylaws
consist of a written document
specifying the "rules" under which
the corporation will be governed
and managed.
8. Generally, ownership interests
in a corporation may be transferred
through a sale of stock, although the
transfer of stock may be restricted
by agreement or by law.
Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson
Law Offices which is located at 1135
Pasadena Avenue South, Suite 140,
St. Petersburg, Florida. The tele-
phone number is 727-347-5131. Mr.
Myers welcomes calls regarding this
article and other related legal top-
ics. This column outlines general
legal principles and is not intended
to give you legal advice. If you have
a specific question about the law,
please consult an attorney.

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Town Shores Golf
Now is the time to get your
reservation in for the February
golf outing to be held on Saturday,
February 27. Get your group
together or they will partner you in
a foursome. This event is open to all
men and women owners, renters and
guests at Town Shores.
The outing will be held at the Terra
Ceia Bay Country Club in Palmetto, a
short drive over the Sunshine Iky\%. iv
Bridge. The price of $45 includes 18
holes of golf, cart, lunch, beverages
and prizes. Registration will be from
7:45-8 a.m. and a shotgun start at
8:30 a.m.
Make checks out to the Terra Ceia
Bay Country Club and all checks or
reservations must be in by Monday,
February 22. They need to let the
course know how many are coming.
Please get checks ASAP to Gene
Marckini at 345-4483, Lew Lamb
at 343-3046, Chester Halgas at
384-2093 or Jim Walters at

43rd Street
Seniors to Meet
The 43rd Street Senior Citizens
Club meets the third Friday of each
month at 12 noon at Christ Lutheran
Church, 3451 30 Avenue N. in St.
Petersburg, September through May.
Bring a covered dish and $1 donation.
Public is welcome for fun and games.
Call Connie at 343-5454 or Mary Ann
at 595-8648 for information.

Town Shores Food
Drive for Senior Center
Town Shores had its second delivery
of food items to the Senior Center
and if it was possible the delivery
was more than the first week. Like
clockwork every Friday morning,
items to be donated are picked up
and delivered to the Senior Center
that same day.
"We are overwhelmed by residents'
generosity in such a worthwhile
cause" stated Gregg Fata, Association
Manager. "The AngelRepresentatives
of each building are doing a fantastic
job collection food items. In fact it is
so great, that we are running short
on boxes and bags to put everything
in that is donated."
The food drive will continue through
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the month of February and the last
day will be February 26. For more
information about the drive, see your
building bulletin boards or call the
office at 345-9491.

Is Your Pet a Star?
SPOT is looking for 100 cats and
dogs for their 5th annual calendar.
All photos entered will be posted
on the SPOT website. The top 24
cats and dogs will win prizes and
be highlighted as a calendar star of
the month. The other 76 cats and

dogs will be included throughout the
calendar and in their 2011 marketing
campaign. Enter your pet photos
online at www.SPOTusa.org or call
727-329-8657 to get an entry form
and more details. Contest deadline
is April 15.

Can't Stop Eating?
Food Addicts Anonymous can help.
No dues or fees. They meet Thursdays
at 6 p.m. in St. Anthony's Hospital
basement classroom. Call 773-7746.


Nathan L. White
Park Dedication
A dedication celebration of many
years of public service for the late
Nathan L. White is scheduled for
February 27 at 10 a.m. located at 5314
23 Avenue S. (the corner of 53 Street
and 23 Avenue S.). A plaque will be
made in his honor of years of service
to the City and the community.

A Friendly

Nathan L. White was born
October 15, 1925. Nathan began his
assistance to the City as an Auxiliary
Volunteer Fireman on January 28,
1942 and progressed into a Regular
Volunteer Fireman on April 29, 1946.
He was promoted to Captain in 1963,
Assistant Fire Chief in 1965, Fire
Chief in 1986 and retired from the
Fire Department in 1990. He passed
away on April 14, 2009.


Dr. Loren J. Miller


Please join in celebrating his life
and many contributions he has left

"The Age of Stupid"
at Hickman Theater
The City of Gulfport is hosting
an influential movie of global
proportions in conjunction with
the organization Repower America
(www.repoweramerica.org) at the
Catherine Hickman Theater on
Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The movie, "The Age of Stupid" is a
look back from the future.
The year is 2055 and the world
has allowed cataclysmic climate
change to occur. An archivist (Peter
Postlethwaite) lives in a concrete
tower in the middle of the oily ocean
and is entrusted with the safekeeping
of humanity's surviving store of art
and knowledge. Alone in his offshore
repository, he reviews archive footage
from back "when we could have saved
ourselves", trying to discern where
it all went wrong. He sits in front
of a transparent space-age screen
and rifles through genuine newsreel
clips, wondering why we failed to
fight global warming that pushed
the planet beyond the critical point
in 2015.
You will have the opportunity to
add your voice to the Repower Wall
(repoweramerica.org/wall) and join
over 50,000 others who have added
their voices to promote solutions to
the climate crisis. The movie is free
and open to the public. Snacks and
drinks are available for purchase.
Call 727-893-1118.

Pet Food Donations
Help pet owners by donating cat and
dog food. The SPCA Tampa Bay is
asking the community for donations
of cat and dog food to distribute to
families experiencing tough financial
times. For those who need assistance,
call for an appointment at 727-586-
3591, ext. 144. Cat and dog food drop
off times are: Tuesday-Thursday,
11 a.m. 7 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. -6
p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. 5 p.m. and
Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Monday closed.
Shelter location: 9099 130 Avenue N.,
Largo. For additional wish list items,
view spcatampabay.org.

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By Tim Coppola
I am vice-president of the Gulfport
Chamber of Commerce and I am
also on the board for Gulfport Little
League head of sponsors and raising
money for our kids. I am asking
the community to sponsor a child.
Many families are struggling with a
down economy. I know the economy
has affected us all in one way or
another. Many families and kids
I have spoken to do not have the
registration fee of $50 per one child
or $90 for two children. I personally
have sponsored a few kids and
already and will sponsor as many as
possible, but I need your help. I know
I can count on this community.
Gulfport Little League's motto for
this year and years to come is "If you
want to play we will find a way, no
child will be turned away". This is
very personal to me because I grew
up here in Gulfport, the youngest of
seven. My family was poor but we all
played a few years at Gulfport Little
League. And to me these were some
of the best memories of being a kid.
Thanks to all that have already
sponsored this year. By the way,
this is Caldwell Realty's 59th year of
sponsoring Gulfport Little League.
Please call me at 727-458-2461 or
President John Harper at 727-656-
8472 if you can help.
In addition to sponsors we also
need equipment, new or used,
such as: gloves, bats, catcher's
equipment, umpire's equipment,
softballs, baseballs, batting helmets,
and tees for T-ball. We will pick up
if necessary. And if you are able to
volunteer, we are always in need of
coaches, umpires and concessions.
All it takes is a volunteer application
and you can be a part of working
with the youth of our community.

BPW to Offer
Career Seminars
Ready to bring your career to the
next level? Attend one or all of the six
seminars Business and Professional
Women (BPW) St. Petersburg/
Pinellas will offer until March. Open
to anyone (male or female) who is
interested in building his or her
personal or professional skills, these
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Stepping Stones to Personal and
Professional Success seminars give
practical and pertinent information
you can put to use right away.
All seminars are affordably priced
($15 per seminar for members and
$20 for non members. Fees for all six
are: $75 for members and $100 for
non-members) and will be held at the
downtown St. Petersburg campus of
St. Petersburg College, 244 Second
Avenue N. Participants can pay for

one seminar at a time or for the
entire package of six. Registration is
open now. The topics are; Developing
You; Hire Me!; Networking the Net;
Manage to Lead; Be a Presenting
Pro; and Make it Happen!
For information on registration,
fees, dates and times please visit
Stepping Stonesl0.htm or visit the
organization's main web site, www.

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The lth Annual Tennis and Golf
( li.ll.-ng.- will be held on Saturday,
February 20, at the Treasure Bay Golf
and Tennis complex, located at 10315
Paradise Boulevard in Treasure
Island. This year's proceeds will
benefit the Recreation Programs for
the City of Treasure Island, as well
as Junior Tennis and Golf Programs
at Treasure Bay and the Rotary
The fee is $25 which includes play,
goodie bags, prizes, and raffle. Entry
forms can be picked up at Treasure
Bay, or through the Recreation
Department at Treasure Island City
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with
coffee, muffins and juices. Play begins
at 9 a.m. followed by a raffle and silent
auction at 11:30.
There will be a Silent Auction Preview
Party at Treasure Bay on Friday,
February 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. Abuffet
dinner will be served with wine, beer
and soft drinks available. The cost
for the event is $20, and reservations
must be made by February 17 either
at Treasure Bay or the Recreation
Court and hole sponsors are available
at $100 as noted on the official form.
For further information, call Cathy
Hayduke at 547-4575, ext. 238.

Call SPCA for
Injured Strays
To report a sick or injured stray
in need of medical attention or
suspected animal cruelty anywhere
in Pinellas County, contact the
SPCA Tampa Bay. The Shelter offers
24-hours a day, 7 days a week animal
ambulance pickup and animal cruelty
investigations. Information can be
kept confidential. Call 727-586-3591
for both services. If after hours, listen
to the prompts to be connected with
an SPCA Tampa Bay representative.
To learn more about these programs,
visit www.spcatampabay.org.

Seniors' Chat Room
Experience table topics with the
Gulfport Senior Center's Chat Room
every Friday at 2 p.m. The Center
is located at 5501 27 Avenue S. in

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Town Shores
Bocce Blast
At the general meeting held on
Wednesday, February 3 George White
gave the 2010 rules and information
how the Blast will be run this year.
They hope all current players and
all those who would like to give
Bocce a try will sign up. The sign up
sheets will be posted February 21
or 22 in all buildings. There will be
no substitutes and team members
will not be allowed to move to other
teams when eliminated. Hopefully,
all games will be completed before
the end of March.

Genealogy and
Family History Series
A free series of talks on Genealogy
and Family History is held on the
second Saturday of every month from
10-11 a.m. at the West St. Petersburg
Community Library at the corner of
8 Avenue N. and 67 Street. The next
meeting is Saturday, February 13.
Items discussed include GEDCOM
and computer genealogy programs
and converting family data into
genealogy reports for publication.
Learn how to turn family history into
an interesting and exciting hobby.
Call Charlie Grandmaison at 343-
2776 or email to ChasGene@aol.com.

Tour Barbara
Gilberg Habitat
By Natalie Leggette
Join me for a tour of the park on
February 24 at 1p.m. and learn about
Tree Basics. Join me for some great
information on tree care in our area.
We do have some unique requirements
for growing healthy trees. Anyone
who has a group can contact me at
384-0701 to tour the park.
Please remember no dogs are
allowed in this park due to the birds
feeding on the ground. Barbara
Gilberg Habitat is located at 1600
Pasadena Avenue.

Umpires Wanted
Baypoint Little League is looking
for volunteer umpires for little league
girls softball. Season starts March
13. No experience necessary. They
will supply the equipment. This is

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a real chance to give back to your
community. The field is located at
5801 12 Street S. in St. Petersburg.
A background check is required.
Please contact Steve Lavely at 727-
866-0903 or -l.i .-1.iv.-11.,i .com.
It's time to play ball!

Scranton Club of Florida
to Host Reception
SCRANTON, PA: The Scranton
Club of Florida will host a reception

in Saint Pete Beach on Friday,
February 19, beginning at 6 p.m. at
the Don CeSar Beach Resort, 3400
Gulf Boulevard. Reservations can be
made with The University of Scranton
Alumni Office. For more information
or to make a reservation, call 1-800-
SCRANTON or visit www.scranton.
edu/SoutheastTour. Reservations are
limited to three guests per event.
The University of Scranton is a
Jesuit university in Pennsylvania's
Pocono Northeast.

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Eye Drops Razors
Q-tips Paper & Pens
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A Greener View

By Jeff Rugg

National Bird-
Feeding Month
Let's all thank the calendar makers
that February is so short. In just a
few weeks, winter will be over. Most
birds will be happy it is over, too.
The typical sparrow or cardinal that
comes to a backyard feeder weighs
about as much as a quarter. They
spendvirtually every waking moment
looking for food (just like teenagers)
and may consume 15 percent of their
body weight on a cold winter's night
trying to stay warm.
February is "National Bird-Feeding
Month" as noted by the National
Bird-Feeding Society. If you are new
to bird feeding or just want to learn
more about feeding birds, you can
go to the society's website at www.
birdfeeding.org for more information.
You will find several educational

pamphlets to improve your wild bird-
feeding experience, including a list of
the top 10 tips to a better bird- feeding
experience, bird food preference
chart, bird feeder preference chart,
brochures on keeping birds safe as
well as a bird identification sheet.
Bird feeders filled with seeds will
help some birds make it through
the coldest nights. In order to find
out an approximate number of the
birds that have survived over the
winter -- and before many migrant
birds start arriving from the tropics
-- the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
operates the Great Backyard Bird
Count (GBBC). This year it will take
place from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, and
you can do it from the comfort of your
living room. It is an annual four-day
period when bird-watchers create
a snapshot of where the birds are
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days. A "backyard" can be anywhere
you happen to be: a schoolyard, a
local park, a balcony of a high-rise
apartment or a wildlife refuge.
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.birdcount.org
to record your list. There is a photo
contest for those interested.
The GBBC helps everyone prepare
for their trip to the backyard,
whether they choose to watch birds
only around their home or make the
effort to see which birds are using
public lands. The website is full of
many tips, including information on
bird feeding, how to use binoculars,
how to make your yard bird-friendly
and how to identify birds, especially
those tricky, similar-looking species.
There are even tips on how to be a
bird-friendly family.
The results of each survey are
displayed on a variety of maps.
You can easily see the distribution
pattern of any bird species. You
can also observe the bird's mapped
distribution changes over the years.
You can compare your sightings to
everyone else in your state.
Every year, more people do the
count and some do more than one
count. I do a backyard count as well
as a count in a 2-mile long section
of river near my home. Last year,
more than 94,000 reports were sent,
covering over 11.5 million birds of
620 species.
Make sure the birds from your
community are well-represented in
the count. It doesn't matter whether
you report the five species coming
to your backyard feeder or the 75
species you see during a day's outing
to a wildlife refuge.
This event was developed and
managed by the Cornell Lab of
Ornithology and the National
Audubon Society, with sponsorship
from Wild Birds Unlimited store

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USCG Safe Boating
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 78 has a 13-week continuous
cycle of Safe Boating Classes
every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Warren
Webster Community Center, 1500
Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach
(1 mile south of Don CeSar) Start
at your convenience. First class,
come at 7 p.m. to register. Begin
any Tuesday and finish 13 weeks
later or take up to 2 years to finish.
February classes include:
"Trailering Your Boat" February 16,
and "Handling Your Boat" February
Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and
includes a new 400-page manual.
Call Jim at 360-4846, or Warren at
321-7801, or Phil at 865-2226.

St. Pete Beach Pool
Offers Stroke Clinics
Pete Beach Aquatic Center is now
registering participants 18 years and
older for new Adult Stroke Clinics,
focusing on Stroke Technique,
Stroke Development, and Stroke
Refinement. These clinics are
designed for the swimmer looking
to improve their front crawl for
triathlons, long distance swimming
or master events. Pool time will
incorporate correction drills and the
opportunity to practice and instill
the newly-acquired skills. The one-
hour clinics will be held on February
13, February 27, March 13, March 27
and April 10 and cost $20 per clinic
for St. Pete Beach residents and $25
for non-residents. Call the Aquatic
Center at 363-9264 or stop by 7701
Boca Ciega Drive to register.

Rotary Club of
St. Petersburg
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Tuesday at noon
at Gigi's Restaurant, 6852 Gulfport
Boulevard (Pasadena Shopping
Center). Guests are welcome to
attend. Come discover the new face
of Rotary. For more information, call
their Club President, Karen Keaton
at (727) 822-2200.

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Shrove Tuesday
Pancake Feast
St. Alban's Episcopal Church will
once again hold its annual Shrove
Tuesday Pancake Feast on Tuesday,
February 16 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
in the Parish Hall. The breakfast
consists of pancakes, sausage, orange
juice, coffee or tea. The pancakes are
all you can eat. Tickets are just $5.
Police, Fire, EMS and military eat
St. Alban's Parish Hall is on the
corner of Boca Ciega Dr. and 85th
Avenue in St. Pete Beach. The phone
number is 360-8406.

Care Givers
Support Groups
Do you find yourself "caring" for
the health concerns of another?
If so, consider coming to one of
Pasadena Community Church's Care
Giver Support Groups in the Life
Enrichment Center at 227 70 Street
S. One group meets on Tuesday
evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and
the other meets on Wednesdays from
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Both groups are open to the public
and provide a confidential setting
for those attending to share with
others who are in like situations
their experiences, joys and concerns
of "care giving". The person may be a
relative or just a good friend. It is not
necessary that the individual reside
in the same house with you or even
the same state.
Call Pam Lanning at 347-2809 or
Barbara Posey at 381-2499, ext. 214.

Smoking Cessation
Class to Start
LAST DRAG smoking cessation
workshop starts Tuesday, February
9 at the Gulfport Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Boulevard S. Classes will
be on Tuesdays and will meet from
6:30-8:30 p.m. The workshop will
be for four weeks and each session
will detail a specific area. The cost is
$125 for the 4-week workshop and is
facilitated by Betty Havey, M.A. For
more information or to sign up please
contact her at 727-642-6049 or John
at the Rec. center at 893-1079. Must
be pre-registered to attend.

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Sewing Supplies
We Care for Paws Foundation is
in need of sewing supplies so that
covers can be made for all the dog
and cat beds used by the animals at
their shelter. They especially need
fabric; anything suitable for pet beds
would be appreciated. Zippers and
thread of any color are also welcome.
In addition, they need pillows that
can be covered to make soft beds for
the dogs and cats. If you have any of

these items and would like to donate
them, please call Jan at 896-6315.

Foster Homes Needed
There are more than 3,500 depen-
dent children in Pinellas and Pasco
counties due to child abuse, neglect
or abandonment. Many of them need
loving foster parents. For more infor-
mation on becoming a foster parent,
please call Eckerd Community Alter-
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Driven to Distraction
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reverse is also true: Driving reduces
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According to researchers at the
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variety of traffic scenarios, including
simply being parked, drivers were
told a story they had never heard
before and then asked to recall as
much as they could.
As the researchers expected, their
ability to remember and retell the
story declined significantly if the
participants had been actively driving
during the telling. On average,
they remembered 20 percent less of
the story than when they heard it
while sitting still. Older participants
performed worse than younger ones.
"This study shows that various
aspects of language go to hell when
you're driving," said psychology
professor Art Kramer, who
collaborated on the research.

The average person takes 8,000 to
10,000 steps a day and may walk up
to 115,000 miles in a lifetime. That's
equivalent to five times around the
If you're hospital-bound, insist upon
a private room by all means if you
have the means.
An English study found that the
chances of acquiring a serious
infection increase by 10 percent if
you share a hospital room with other
Regardless of age, marital status,
income level or occupation, people
are simply, empirically happier on
A University of Rochester study
reports that individual well-being,
both physical and mental, generally
improves when people think they
have a few days' off from the ordinary
grind. The so-called "weekend effect,"
psychologists say, is associated with
the freedom to choose activities and
spend time with family and friends.
"Workers, eventhosewithinteresting,
high-status jobs, really are happier
on the weekend," psychologist and
study author Richard Ryan said. "Our
findings highlight just how important
free time is to an individual's well-
Office of Minority Health
Part of the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services, the Office of
Minority Health focuses on how large
issues like the flu pandemic, AIDS or
cancer impact minority populations.
There are sections on statistics and
demographic data, how to overcome
cultural difficulties and specific
health topics.
The number of deaths from
trichobezoar, a behavior that involves
consuming non-food items, such
as dirt, forks and burned matches,
is estimated to be roughly 2,700

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Beta Sigma Phi
Sunshine City Council honored the
chapter sweethearts on Saturday,
February 6 from 1-3 p.m. at the East
Bay Country Club. This annual
event was chaired by Sharon Melton
and Susan Henry, Vice Presidents
of City Council. The following
sweethearts were honored Alpha
Delta Gamma: ('hi-i.i Olsen, Xi
Theta Rho; Barbara Swatland and
Patsy Snyder, Preceptor Epsilon
Nu; Nancy Edwards and Mary Lou
Beasley, Preceptor Zeta Zeta; Karen
Choquette, Laureate Epsilon Theta;
Joyce Keller, Laureate Gamma
Omicron; Dorothy Kirkwood,
Laureate Gamma Xi;
Linda Wilmoth, Alpha Gamma
Master; Ginny Lazar, Alpha Zeta
Master; Shirley McCarron and Beta
Xi Master, Jo Anne Good.
Hailey Dziubinski, granddaughter
of Barbara Dziubinski, was
introduced as a new legacy member
to Beta Sigma Phi New members,
transferees and guests were also
recognized. Congratulations to all
the honorees.
If you would like to learn more
about Beta Sigma Phi, please contact
Sharon Melton at 595-9625.
Sunshine City Council's Executive
Board will be held on Monday,
February 15 at 7 p.m. at the home
of Carol Shinske. The next regular
meeting of Council will be held on
Monday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m.
at Dixie Hollins High School in the
ROTC Room.
Laureate Epsilon Theta members
gathered at the home of Kay and
Jimmy Brown on Sunday, February
7 to celebrate and watch the Super
Bowl. This is an annual social called
the "Souper Bowl Party" as members
gathered around 5 p.m. to enjoy
soup and an assortment of snack
type items. They cheered on their
favorite team and had a wonderful
For more information, contact
Sharon Ingram at 321-2849.

Shell Club Annual
Seashell Show
The St. Petersburg Shell Club
proudly announces their 62nd Annual
Seashell Show Saturday February
27 and Sunday February 28 at the
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Seminole Recreation Center, located
at 9100 113 Street N. in Seminole.
This prestigious shell show is
sponsored by the St. Petersburg
Shell Club and is a judged show in
both scientific and artistic categories.
Open to the public from 9-6 p.m. on
Saturday and 9-5 p.m. on Sunday.
In addition to the exhibits, there will
be sales vendors with both specimen
shells and artistic shell related items
available for purchase, hourly door
prizes, raffle items and children's
activities. Admission is $3, children
under 15 free when accompanied
by an adult. There is plenty of free
parking. Call 727-460-4566 for
information or visit our website at

Grief Support
Group Continues
Each Friday from 10 a.m. until noon
GriefShare DVDs will be shown at
Cornerstone Community Church at
6745 38 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Everyone who is experiencing the
loss of a loved one is welcome. You

may begin at any time throughout
the thirteen weeks. Cost is $1 at each
session to help pay for the workbooks.
Professionals who work with grieving
people will be most helpful to you.
For more information please call 727-

A Display of
Beautiful Quilts
On Saturday, February 13 from 10
a.m. until 3 p.m., come to Pilgrim
Congregational United Church
of Christ located at 6315 Central
Avenue, St. Petersburg, for a fun,
relaxing day. More than 200 beautiful
quilts will be displayed in the
Sanctuary including three antique
quilts from the 1870s. Admission
is $5. There will be demonstrations
at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. in
the library. Several vendors will be
displaying and selling their wares
in the church's Heritage Hall. A
delicious lunch will be available for
purchase at a reasonable price. Come
join the fun! For information, call the
church at 347-1226.

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To qualify for this study you must have OA of the knee and take a
prescription or over-the-counter pain medication. Qualified participants will
receive all study-related care and investigational medication at no cost and
may be compensated up to $200 for their time and travel.

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* $19.95 per room carpet cleaning
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Upholstery Cleaning
Water Extraction
Residential & Commercial
Truckmount & Portable
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Licensed & Insured 895-2349

fice. Repair & Tutoring, Fair Rates, Senior-
Friendly Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Phil Penrose 727-204-7288.

Computer Daydreamers
Repair Internet
30 Years Experience Cafe
Hours: Mon. Sat. Microsoft Office 2007 FAX/ATM
10am 6pmn
3037 Beach Boulevard 388-3493

FREE ESTIMATES Any Size Job. Service
Upgrades. Fuse to Breakers, Insured Master
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Low Voltage Wiring, Home Theater, CATV,
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Insured. Visa/MC. 727-547-8001.

* Room Additions Lightning Protection
* Fuses to Breakers Mobile Homes
* Circuits Added Phone Wiring
* Ceiling Fans Security Lighting & More
Hour Insured
Service 525-0677 Inue
Over 30 years. Experience. Residential & Com-
mercial. New or Remodel work, Service Up-
grades, Lightning Arrestors, Fans and Lighting
Installed. State License #ER0007653.

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trical Needs. 34 Years Experience. Service
Upgrades And Remodels. Residential/Com-
mercial. EC0002886. Free Estimates. 727-
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Serving Pinellas County
Since 1991
Residential and Commercial
Lic. # ER13014090

We Have the Solutions to Your Electrical
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ers, All Electrical Repairs & Installation. Senior
Discounts. ER#13012577. 727-546-7047

NO JOB TOO SMALL- No Job Too Big. Handy-
man Services, 27 Years Experience. Reason-
able, Reliable, References. Over 50 Discount.
Woodwork, Doors, Trim, Decks, Screening,
Patio's, Home Repairs. Honest-Reliable, Call
and Talk to Me. Charlie 727-459-6968.
All Jobs Considered! Call Joe, 516-835-4421,
HOME REPAIR- Over 30 Years Experience.
Quality Work at Low Rate. For a Friendly Ser-
vice Call Gus, 727-644-6194.
Minor Repairs & Garage Clean-Outs. Free
Estimates. Rent-A-Hand, Inc. Lic.# 5842. 347-
"Have Tools Will Travel" Trustworthy. Doors,
Decks/Eaves/Rotted Wood, Etc. 24 Year Gab-
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GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experi-
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Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed.
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30 Year Owens Corning Shingles. Metal roof-
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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.
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crete. Running Specials on Driveways. 30
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Over 30 Years Experience. Free Estimates.
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Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Special-
ists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let "A
Old-Timer" Do It! Licensed RCC0051451 and
Insured. 824-9996.
20yrs. Experience. Covering the Beaches.
Free Estimates. Carpet & Wood Available at
Wholesale Prices. 727-560-3273.

Deadline: Tuesday 5pm I Monday 3pm if proof is required for

display only (727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830

Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Addi-
tions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experi-
ence. (727) 418-1701.
CONCRETE AND PAVER- Repair, Installa-
tion, Cleaning, & Sealing. Many Local Refer-
ences. Best Prices. Call Robert 727-251-4115
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Help for Parents
The purpose of this session is to use
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Certified Teacher 13 years experience
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understand a concept or are struggling
with a problem at no extra cost
Sessions: Monday Thursday
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Fee: $40 per week
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Space is limited.
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James Fox Tree Service
Owner/Operator for over 20 years
I T1 "We make your trees feel beautiful"
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Property Maintenance
a * Stump grinding
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Lic.# 0700008985 Storm and roof protection
727-322-1849 or 727-215-8601
LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Clean-
ing, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush
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Mowing, Edging, Hedge Trimming
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GREAT YARD WORK-Cutting, Edging, Rak-
ing Leaves, Clean Up Lots, Apartment Clean-
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LAWNS MOWED $12.50 AND-Up. Land-
scaping, Property Clean-up and Mainte-
nance, Pressure Washing, Roofs and Gutters
Cleaned, Handyman Experienced, Reliable.

Neat, Clean Professional, Removals, Trim-
ming, Clean-Ups, No Job to Big or Small. Li-
censed & Insured. 727-346-4900.
Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years
Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps.
439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312.
JEFF'S LAWN SERVICE- Mowing, Trimming,
Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and
Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable
rates, 727-341-0185

Is your house cleared from limbs
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DAN'S HAULING-341-1135. Full Service
Cleanups. Bobcat & Demo Work.

Interior/Exterior Painting, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Lic. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
terior Home Repair/Pressure Cleaning. Dry-
wall Repair/Texturing. Senior Discount. Better
Business Bureau, Lic#7761. 727-822-4126.
PINNIX PAINTING INC.- Interior, Exterior. In
Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
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Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning,
Remodels, New Construction, Better Business
Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523.

&Charles Plumbing
2 Faucets
Water Heaters
Sewer & Drain
Leak Repair
Charles Plumbing 727-522-2508

Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All
Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632.

Licensed & Insured. Please Call Lois at 522-
4562 or Cell 410-5419.
100'S OF WINDOWS- White, Aluminum,
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251-2428.Gulfport/S. Pasadena, W. St. Pete
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Salon, 727-481-2344.
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30yr. Collection. More than 100 Items. Serious
Collectors, Please. 727-824-8558.
It's Fun! Gulfport Beach Antiques & Collect-
ibles + Gulfport U.S. Post Office, 3115 Beach
Blvd. S., 727-381-8548.

1969 MUSTANG COUPE-302 Auto. Many
New Parts. Needs T.L.C. $1900. obo 727-686-
1-owner. Clean $3500. 727-345-1745
Door, White Exterior, Tan Leather Perfect Con-
dition. New Battery & Brakes. Cruise Control,
Trip Odometer, Rear Window Defroster. 32,000
mi les, 1 Owner. $4900. 727-793-8884.
2002 HONDA CIVIC- 4-Door, Good Condition,
Good Mileage. $4900. 727-455-9134.
CASH PAID FOR CARS- Prices Subject to
Steel Market Value. 727-328-8004.
DESK FOR CAR OR TRUCK-Fully Adjustable
Servicing most Brands of Scooters since 2003.
ASE techs. Scooter Escapes, 1450 1st Ave. N.
UP TO $500
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. 727-458-
3721, 727-458-7710.
According to Condition of Car. Firm Price After
Looking at. Must Have Clean Title. Al or Todd

Scratches, Broken Legs, Recliners, Uphol-
stery. All types of Furniture Assembly, Etc.
23yrs Experience. Affordable. 813-558-0646,

2 BEDS- 1 Double, $125, 1 Twin, $100, Like
New. 1 Fish Tank, 93 Gal. $350, Beautiful. 1
Computer Desk, $100, Attractive, Must See.
Call 727-215-8518 or 727-864-1406.
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.

Firewood for Sale Split Oak
Delivery 24/7
2205 52nd St. S.

Jewelry, Books, Incense, Drums, Harps,
Flutes, Bagpipes, Sitars & More. Great Selec-
tion of Gemstone Jewelry in Stock. Readings
by Appt. Tuesday-Saturday 10-6. 722 Pasa-
dena Ave. So., 345-2800.
Business is Great, Thank You!

WET SLIPS From 25' to 45' Sail or Power.
$7/Ft. Easy Access to Gulf. 4 Slips Left. 727-

LARGE DOG CRATE- Metal, Like New. $45.
I WILL WALK YOUR PETS- $7/Hr. Vicinity of
28th Terrace N. Call Nicolina, 727-686-2905.

GUNS WANTED! Call 727-488-4175 or 352-
CASH WAITING!- Collector will pay Top Dollar
for your Guns or Guitars. Discrete Local Se-
nior. 727-804-2381.
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includes notarized affidavit of publication and
tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965.

Notice is hereby given that on 2/22/10 at
10:30 am the following mobile home will
be sold at public auction pursuant to F.S.
715.104.1971 IMPE 311044. Last
Tennant: Elizabeth Provenzano. Sale will
be held at: MHC Down Yonder LLC dba
Down Yonder 7001 142nd Ave. N., Largo,
FL. 33771. 813-241-8269

Notice is hereby given that Nicole Brunette,
desiring to engage in business under the
fictitious name Tampa Bay Dance located in
Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register
the said name with the Division of Corpora-
tions, Florida Department of State, pursuant to
section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. Febru-
ary 11, 2010

WE GO THERE! 321-6965

Notice is hereby given that on 2/22/10 at
10:30 am the following mobile home will be
sold at public auction pursuant to FS.
715.104.1969 MNRE H549A & H549B. Last
Tenants: Edward Smith & Michael Wilson.
Sale to be held at MHC Holiday Ranch LLC
dba Holiday Ranch 4300 East Bay Dr.
Clearwater, FL. 33764. 813-241-8269

INSIDE APPT. ONLY- Too Much to List. From
Clothes to Electric Wheelchair. Call See if I
have what you are looking for. Angela, 727-

9th Ave. & 50th St. S.
9-3pm Friday Saturday Sunday
Vendors Needed
Call 239-1429
EVERYTHING FROM A to Z-3661 67th Ave.
N. Pinellas Park. Sat. 8a.m.-12midnight!, Fri.
& Sun. 8am.-?
Saturday, Feb. 13th, 8-4. Pasadena Isle, 7050
So. Shore Dr.
Items, Furniture, Household, Baby Clothes,
Nick-Nacks & Much More. Sunday 9-? 794
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ESTATE SALE-2502 56th St. S. Fri. & Sat.
YARD SALE-Sat. 8am-12:00 1514 60th St. S.
Furniture, Linens, Drapes, Clothes, Collect-
BIG ESTATE / APT SALE- Sat. 2/13 8am.-
2pm. Five Towns, Berkshire Bldg., B-203.
5660 80th St. No. St. Petersburg. Furniture,
Beds, Clothing, Household. Stamps, Coins,
Books, TV's, Everything must go!
sure Island. Saturday Feb. 13th 8a.m.-1 p.m.
Pre- Sale, Friday 8-2. Annual Sale Sat. Tools,
Orchids, Collectibles, Jewelry, Furniture,
Clothes, Too Much! Left on Island, Left at Fork.
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PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. R.S.
- St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In
Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wicked-
ness and Snares of the Devil. May God Re-
buke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh
Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power
of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other
Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the
Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort
to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This
Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Com-
fort Me in My Difficulties and While Lodging in
the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and
My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God
Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All
of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have
Infinite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You
(Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Over-
come All Difficulties as You Did the Dragons
at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail
Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times).
This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Suc-
cession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal
Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in
the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress
and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This
Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Mat-
ter How Difficult, Before the Termination of 9
Tuesday. G.F.

Holy Spirit, you who solves all problems, who
lights all roads so that I 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 you 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 separated
from you, even in spite of all material illusions.
I wish to be with you, in eternal glory. Thank
you for your mercy toward me and mine.
PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. T.P.

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GOLFVIEW CONDO-1/1, 3rd fir., Carport
& Assigned Parking. Across from Stetson,
Close to Pasadena Shopping, Gulf Beaches.
Completely Remodeled, Tile/Granite. Really
Nice! $860. Annual Unfurnished. Joan Walker,
pliances, Fenced Corner Lot, Carport, Art
District, Furnished,. Washer/Dryer $1200/Mo.
Security Deposit Required. 727-743-7760.

S. PASADENA-4 Waterfront Condos. 55+
Community, Lots of Ammenties. 2BR's and
1 BR's. Seasonal 6/Mo. or Annual. Call for De-
tails 702-423-9682
Mo. C/H/A, W/S/G Paid, Laundry. Small Quiet
Complex. Petless, Smokeless. Reserved Park-
ing. 727-360-4054. Leave Message.

able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 327-5368.
1401 60TH ST.S.-3BR/2BA, $1250-1500/Mo.
One Block From Stetson, Detached Garage,
Fenced yard. 727-235-5146.
Furnished/Unfurnished, Overlooking Marina.
2 Swimming Pools, All Amenities, C/H/A, Re-
served Parking, Yearly $875/Mo. Incl Water,
Gas, Cable, Garbage. 55+ 813-841-5025.

MOVE-IN SPECIAL- No Security Deposit: all
includes W/S/G. 1BR w/storage at 2715 54th
St. S., $585, Upstairs 1 BR at 2725 54th St. S.,
$585. Large 1BR $625 at 2210 53rd St. St.
Call 727-452-5942
2BR/1 BA HOUSE-Convenient 2nd Ave. S. Lo-
cation. Great Open Floor Plan w/attached Ga-
rage. Quickly get to Tyrone/Gulfport or Down-
town. $595/mo. 727-867-3767.

ST. PETE BEACH -Nice 1BR Apt. Screened
Deck, Lovely Pool, Fishing Dock, Quiet and
Peaceful. 55+, $565/Mo. New Year's Special,
727-289-4436. References, No Dog.

cluded. 727-289-3588. Also need Part Time
Handyman & Housekeeper.
nished, Wide Open Waterfront Condo. 2BR/
2BA, Master Bedroom Overlooks Bay. 1500
SF, $850/Mo. Available Now 727-510-0244.
GULFPORT DUPLEX-2/1, Porch, Big Closets,
Yard, C/H/A, Water/Garage Included. $800/Mo.
Security Deposit. Smokeless Please. No Sec-
tion 8. Pet Negotiable 727-424-6085.
ST. PETE BEACH-1033sqft. Immaculate
1 BR/2BA 2nd floor Apt. in four Unit Bldg. Near
Beach, Petless, Smoke Free. Middle Age
Present Tenants. Washer Provided. $750/Mo.
1 st/last/security 727-360-8666.

FRUITLAND HEIGHTS 3br/lba Lease Option avail Hardwood Firs $750
GULFPORT 3br/lba Stetson area updated nicely throughout $895
LAKE MAGGIORE 2br/lba Private FL room looks over lake $750
BERMUDA BAY 2br/2.5ba Townhouse, new kitchen, 2 pools $995
3B^tX Rentals & Realty, Inc.
(727) 867-3767

Furnished. Electric, Water & Cable Included.
Nice/Quiet. Close to Art District. $190/Wkly.
plus Deposit. 727-321-5146.
1.5BA. Annual Unfurnished, Available Now.
Fran Hubert Sales and Rentals 727-580-9265
or 727-360-9264.
Mo. C/H/A, Washer and Dryer, Privacy Fenced
Backyard. Near Gulfport Marina. First, Secu-
rity, and Application required. 727-729-0959.
SEASONAL RENTAL-Nicely Furnished
House. Large Yard, Updated Kitchen, Lanai,
Washer/Dryer, Central heat/AC. Great location
near Pasadena Yacht & Country Club. $1150/
Mo. (3 mo. minimum). Please e-mail for more
info / pics.
BAY ISLAND-What a View! Waterfront 1 BR/
1BA Condo, W/D, Carport, Htd. Pools, Gated,
Adult, Annual Lease, THE SUN TEAM 727-
Fresh Paint, New Carpet, C/HA, W/D Hook-
up, Carport, Fenced, Only $795/Mo. Must
See! WALTON REALTY 727-458-3613.
QUIET STUDIO APT.-attached to Single Fam-
ily Home around Corner from Gulfport Beach
and Beach Blvd. with Shaded Private Patio,
Good Southern Exposure, Hardwood floors,
off St. Parking, Caretaker on Premises, Cable
Included. No Smokers, Well Behaved Pets
Considered. $500/Mo. Please Call Ralph at
727-345-0390 or Joan at 773-339-3434.
1245SF, Top Floor End Unit. 3 Walk-in Closets,
New Carpet/Paint, Storm Shutters, 6 Pools,
Amenities & Planned Activities. No Pets. An-
nual Lease $900/MO. 727-546-0644, 727-432-
KENWOOD 2800 2nd Ave. N. Large 2BR/
1BA, Wood Floors, Livingroom, Diningroom,
Laundry Room w/washer/dryer, New CHA,
Den and Small Office. First, Security, and ap-
plication w/references. $895. 530-235-2222.
WATERFRONT-1 Bedroom Duplex. Walk to
Private Beach. Screened Patio, Dock, Boat
Slip Negotiable. All Utilities Including Cable.
Non-Smoking. $1200/Mo. 727-479-4089.
S. PASADENA 2BR/2BA-Condo on 6th Floor.
S lit Plan, Water View. Pool, Covered Parking,
/D. Close to Shopping, Beach & Stetson
$1000/Mo. 727-345-9620.
tages, Efficiencies. Private Beach, Pool and
Private Fishing Dock. $450.00 And Up, 727-
EAGLE CREST- 58th St. & 5th Ave. N. 3BR/
2BA, Remodeled Interior Stainess Steel Appli-
ances. Brick Streets. $1250/Mo. Available Im-
mediately. WALTON REALTY, 727-458-3613.


GUL R111 I,' bI par ike stting srr[ p0]cl $495.00

3BR/3BA, Living Room w/3 Sleeper Sofas,
Separate Dining Room, Tropical Gardens.
$2000/Mo & Electricity. Month to Month Lease.
50th St. S., Large 1BR $595/Mo. plus $300/
Security. 2BR $795/Mo., $400/Security. Move-
in Special for Qualified App. Pets Ok. Info and
Pics on Craigs list. 727-742-5140.
HUGE INDOOR POOL Hillcrest 6170 7th
Ave. N. Large 3Br/3BA, clean, beautiful home
in great neighborhood. CHA, Laundry room w/
washer/dryer. Tile Floors, Pool Service, Lawn
Service, three car carport. $2195. 530-235-
Shores 55+. Updated A/C, Kitchen, Bath,
Floors. Available Now. Annual Lease Only.
$975/Mo. & Security. 727-360-8043.
Courtyard, clean & quiet,. $475/mo. 727-343-
Apts. from $450/Mo., 1BR's from $550/Mo.,
2BR's from $650/Mo. Vouchers & Section 8
2BR/1BA/2CG, Screened Porch, $800/Mo.
Also second Cottage Available. $675/Mo. Call
Cheryl, 727-420-7877.
Condo, St. Pete, $795, 2BR/2BA House, Gulf-
port, $950, $500 Security. Call Ken 727-417-
2BR/1BA HOUSE-Gulfport Arts District,
Large Kitchen, Washer/Dryer, 1/2 Block from
Beach Blvd. Parking, $795/Mo. $500 Deposit.
727-365-4247 or 727-366-1693.
modeled, C/H/A, W/D, Screened Balcony, Car-
port. Walk to Schools. Great Neighborhood.
$1050/Mo. & Utilities, Cable/Water Included.
Pets OK. 647-6780 After 5 p.m.
CHATEAU TOWER-S. Pasadena 1 BR/1.5BA
Ground Floor. Fitness Ctr, Htd. Pool, New Car-
pet, Paint, Tile, Updated. $700/Mo. Includes
Maintenance. Years Lease. No Pets. Security
Dep. 727-452-5307.

1BR/1BA Deluxe, Top Floor, Totally Remod-
eled. Partially Furnished, No Pets/Smoking.
$600/Mo. First/Last/Deposit, Annual. Water,
Cable, Gas Included. References. 727-204-
0149 Available Now.

ST. PETE BEACH-Furnished 2BR or 1BR.
Apt. Seasonal/Annual, Great Location. Pool,
/D, No Pets/Smokers, Walk to Beach, Quiet/
Immaculate. Garden. 727-393-6595
WANT TO GET AWAY?- Snow, Ski or Sun, I
will Exchange one of my Time Shares, 7 Days
$800. Mini-Suite sleeps 4. Call Angela, 727-
OK, great backyard. Walk to beach and John's
Pass. $1050/mo. Fiona 727-612-1488

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808 13TH ST. N.-St. Pete, Ex-Large 1Br/1Ba,
A/C's, New Carpet, Part Utilities Inc. Petless,
Porch, Park Nearby. Furnished/Unfurnished.
$550/Mo. $400/Dep. 458-7899.
2BR/2BA, Den, Across from Clubhouse. Brand
New Kitchen/Appliances, 55+ Patriot Square.
No Pets/Smokers. 845-426-5535. cellist007@
Maximo Marina Area, Completely Remodeled
1BR/1BA Waterfront, Beautifully Furnished,
Covered Parking, On Busline, Yearly $950/Mo.
Seasonal $1500/Mo. 727-867-5536.

Bath, Cable TV & Utilities $475/Mo. 727-343-
Just North of Gulfport small but clean fur-
nished room, TV & Mini-fridge, utilities & basic
cable included. $85/Wk. Tim, 727-698-3506.
$175/wk. Includes utilities & cable. Over 30
please. 727-459-6937.
FURNISHED ROOM-in my Home. Share Bath
and House Privileges. $135/Wk. $75/Security.
No Partiers, Smokers or Pets. Prefer Female
727-692-8339 Greg.
HOUSE TO SHARE-Gulfport, Own furnished
bedroom/bath. Cable/Utilities Included, In-
ground pool, private yard, Walk to beach, res-
taurants & pubs. Share w/gwm couple. Avail-
able March 1. $500/mo. 727-346-9031.

OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE- From $398-$791/
Mo. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. 727-641-
Utilities Included. Free Internet. 120-1000 sq-
ft. Available. 3530 1st Ave. N. 727-501-6078.

BUILDING 1750 SF-Large Corner Lot, 801
49th St. S. Ideal for Contractors, Electrical-
Plumbing, Roofer, etc. or Retail Store for
Lease or Sale. 527-2087.

Snowbirds for March, non smokers, no Pets,
South Plnellas Area. References. 905-827-

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SUNDAY 1-4PM-9425 Blind Pass Rd. #601.
Yacht/Tennis Club SPB. Remodeled 2BR/2BA
Luxury Waterfront Condo, $380,000. 727-
SUNDAY 1-4PM.-1375 Pasadena Ave. S. #314.
2BR/2BA Mobile Home. Screened Porch, Car-
port, On the Water. New Landscaping. Excel-
ent Condition. $19,900 847-989-3898.
SUNDAY 1-4PM.-5980 Shore Blvd. S. #101.
3BR/2.5BA Ground Floor, 1700sqft. Waterfront
Corner Unit. Modern Kitchen, W/D Inside Unit.
Newer Storm Shutters. Wood & Tile Through-
out. Must See! $295,000. Mike Hitchens
BEACH & LUXURY REALTY 727-688-8314.

5925 Shore Blvd. S. #404.1 BR/1 BA, 1060sqft.
Great Condition and the Florida Room Over-
looks the Marina. Can be Bought Furnished.
$100,000 MLS#7444636 Pat Lins, COLD-
WELL BANKER 727-442-7000.
2BR/2BA SPLIT PLAN-Pet Friendly Windsor
Bldg. on Bay, 10th floor. Murphy Bed in Florida
room. 1550sqft. $189,900 o.b.o. 727-345-3584
or 810-599-6986.
S. PASADENA-2BR/2BA Condo. Beautifully
Remodeled. Furnished, Lovely Patio. Prime
Location within Complex, Near Beach/Stetson
$106,900. BEACH & LUXURY REALTY 727-

SA beauty!
A nice condo to own and show off to
family and friends. Hardwood Floor in
living area. Updated kitchen and
baths. A pleasure to show in one of
the best 55 plus communities in
Pinellas, tennis, billards, shuffle
board, bocce, card rooms, library and
new fitness center. Movies on Friday,
Dinner clubs, dance clubs, travel
clubs and social clubs.
Just reduced to $69,900.00
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Beautiful View of Boca Ciega Bay at Bottom of eled 1 Large Bedroom, screened porch, Laun- Mobile Home. Sunroom, Carport, Newly
49th St. S. Gulfport. 1/1 2nd floor South, Pets, dry, pool, 1 block to bus, 10 min. to beach. Renovated. You Own the Land, No Lot Rent.
as is. Available March 1. Call Seller 727-327- Priced to sell. Get $8,000 First Time Buyers $39,900. 774-488-0402.
7046. Credit. $49,900 obo. Call Bonnie at 727-772-


ETON HOUSE #207, Updated 1 BR/1 BA standard unit, carport, move in ready, excellent shape*, Priced at $75,000
EMBASSY HOUSE #404 2BR/2BA deluxe. Updated "Waterviews** Priced at $175,000
NOTTINGHAM HOUSE #115 east corner**2BR/2BA windows galore** carport** Priced at $168,000
BARCLAY HOUSE #302 2BR/2BA**Custom Unit** Fabulous Kitchen with eat-in bar** Granite Counters"updated bathrooms**0Open Floor Plan.
"Custom Bahama Shutters**Carport** Priced at $165,000
NEW LISTING Lancaster #608 2BR/2BA standard unit with Marina view, carport. Priced at $149,000
TOWN SHORES, WINDSOR HOUSE #307 Open Water views, 1 bed, 1.5 bath, windows, newer a/c, new kitchen, paint etc. carport, Hurricane
Shutters. Priced well @ $161,900
TOWN SHORES JAMISON #507 1 bed/1 bath standard unit, furnished, clean & updated w/carport. Priced @ $78,900
TOWN SHORES JAMISON #210 2 bed/2bath standard unit, new kitchen, bath, pool views, carport, move in condition. Priced @ $125,000
TOWN SHORES AVALON #202 2 bed/2bath deluxe unit, updated tile, carpet, paint, carport, move in condition. Priced @ $107,000
Avalon #206 1 bed/1 bath, standardunit, Dog Building, completely updated kitchen, bath, furnished, curb parking. Reduced to $84,000
Embassy #409, 1 bed/1.5 bath, deluxe unit, furnished, convenient park by entrance, Reduced to $155,000
Lancaster House #603, "Marina" water views, 2 bedroom n, very appealing Priced at $127,500
Lancaster #415, corner, 2 bed, 2 bath. Reduced $154,000
Lancaster #304, 1 bed/1 bath, deluxe carport, marina views. Great Buy 0 $99,000
Hampton #310, 1 bed/1 bath deluxe, new carpet, new paint, waterfront marina views. $1190900 $99,000
SEMINOLE GARDEN APTS 8584 111 th St. N. #310 ** 2 bed, 2 bath corner condo, stps to Clubhouse priced @ $60,000 $54900 $49,900
NEW ON MARKET St Pete Home for Sale Beautiful 3 bed / 2 bath, garage, Spanish Style Home with pool located on lot and 1/2. Waterviews
from front yard. Owner Gifting the Home Furnished" Priced at $349,900
St. Pete New Home For Sale Beautiful 3 bed 2 bath / 2 car garage, Spanish Style Home, with pool located on lot 1/2. Water views from front yard.
Owner Gifting the home Furnished"* Priced at $349,900
Gulfport 1713 59th Street South, Gulfport 2 bed 1 bath block home, updated move in ready. Attached carport, shed, landscaped. Steps to
Holy Name Church, Stetson College Campus* Priced well at $139,900
Eagle Crest 6420 6th Ave. N. 3 bed/2 bath 2,000 sq ft., Beautiful maintained home with "Green" Landscaping, close to beaches, Tyrone Square
Mall and Churches Priced well at $285,000
MARINA DISTRICT 2650 Tifton St. S. 3/1 Cape Cod, 1.5 lot, fireplace room for boat/trailer. Priced at $139,000
St. Pete Beach Starlight Towers 7000 Beach Dr. Unit #308 corner Gulf Side Waterfront unit Upham Beach Location. 2 bed 2 bath condo
beautiful waterfront views. Enjoy pool & beaches right outside your door. 1 car garage with storage. Well Priced $479,000
560 Zanesville St. S. St. Pete, FL 2 bed 1 bath w/carport, alley access, shady back fenced yard with oak trees double fence gate. Room for boat,
pool, extra parking. Reduced to $59,000
6901 Burlington Ave. N., Mini Estate 4 bed/ 2 bath main home, gleaming wood floors, tiled kitchen and hallway. Large kitchen, new cabinets,
new appliances, new vinyl thermo windows. New a/c & heat, completely private fenced yard, "Unique Family Home". Mother-in-Law apt., completely
updated and functional, new a/c, appliances 2 screened porches. Alley access, 1/4 acre corner lot. Priced @ $350,000
Dover #410 1 bed 1 bath annual, furnished $750 Month
Kenmore #207 1bed bath, furnished $750.00 Seasonal
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Diplomat #903 2/2 on the open water. Beautiful
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Groton #315 2/2 waterfront, corner unit w/covered
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3595 40th Ave. S. #4 ($95,000) Nearby heated swimming pool, new water heater, private back
WOW!, what a deal!!! This very nicely appointed and furnished stairway back to expansive courtyard. Unit has two large storage
unit offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, screened in patio overlooking an closets, 6 ceiling fans, walk-in closet, inside laundry. Very very
expansive courtyard. It is just across from a heated swimming pool, and active clubhouse! New windows, new glass top stove,
a very active clubhouse-with activities galore. This is priced 6 appliances, newer carpet owner will paint.
right- and you need to see it today! Private screen balcony with sunrise view.
1847 Shore Drive S #419 ($184,900) Only $85/sf for waterfront. Granite throughout, new vanities, ceramic tile throughout, and the view that everyone looks
for! This is one of the finest units in our area.. .2200+/sf; 3/2.5 with wide open intracoastal and Boca Ciega Bay waterviews.
2502 58th St. S. ($192,000) Duplex in mint condition. 2/1 & 21 & glass room. Double lot detached 2 car garage. Many, many upgrades. Call for info.
5845 62nd St. N. ($104,900) Very nice home with lots of character. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath in Pinellas Farms. Extra room with inside utility room. Wonderful
fireplace in living room and screened porch in front. Hardwood floors throughout. The perfect home at the perfect price! Tons of storage throughout. Very large yard.
3880 37th St. S. Unit 51 ($109,900) 3br/2ba, large condo w/private large screened balcony overlooking a park. Close to Fort DeSoto
2630 Miriam St. S. ($127,900) 6000 st Ave. S., Unit #14 ($59,900) IINl110ll,(*]'(AliA
2502 58th St. S. ($192,000) 5845 62nd St. N ($104,900) 1847 Shore Drive S., Unit #503 ($80,000)
3037 57th St. S. ($188,888) 3880 37111 St., S. Unit #51 ($109,900)

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IDIPLOMAT- WOW What A View! Remodeled kitchen with granite
countertops. Freshly painted throughout. New windows, 1.5 baths,
furnished, $169,000
BARCLAY- 2 Bedrooms, 1 bath Florida room, nearly new fridge, newer

Screened Porch. Listed at $155,000
TOTALLY UPDATED 3/2,1661 sq.ft. Granite Counter, Solid Wood Cabinets,
30 year Metal Roof / Pool sized yard/Family Room / Master Suite. $265,000

32 FOOT DOCK- Classy condo mobile with room addition;
Must See To Appreciate!

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1801-52 St. S.
Only $59,900 for this home with heart!
"Dallhouse" describes 2007-53rd St. S.
Get bang for your buck! 2105 52nd St. S.
Unique interior & attention to detail
of over 1700 sq. ft. See 5322 19th Ave. S.

DIPLOMAT #906 This spacious 1 bed, 1.5
bath unit has terrific open water views of the
bay. Reduced to $159,900.
LANCASTER #510 Serene marina view from
this 1 bdrm deluxe ready for immediate
occupancy. Some furniture too. It can be yours
for only $110,000!
GROTON #310 Totally renovated & Marina
view in this fabulous unit! Priced at $195,000
for 2 bdrms, 2 bath.
Call April Hornsleth or Desi McCarthy
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Mountcastle Vein Center

Daniel J. Mountcastle, MD, FAAEM
Board Certified
Ohio State University College of Medicine

Offices in Largo/Seminole
and St. Petersburg/Isla Del So[--
727 OG5-G941 -

All of thsee patients
have vein disease:
failed vein valves.
All of these patients
need a vein ultrasound
done in our office.
All of these patients
are very effectively
treated in our office
with one or more of
the following:

Endovenous Laser
Modem Sclerotherapy


68 ylo Before After 64 y/o Before After

55 y/o Before After

All of the following can be caused by vein valves:
Swollen Ankles, Leg Cramps, Night Cramps, Aching, Painful, Tired Legs
"Secondary" Restless Leg Symptoms, Skin Discoloration and Ulcers, Itching & Burning

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