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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: April 1, 2010
Copyright Date: 2010
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Gulfport (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Pinellas County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
Coordinates: 27.750556 x -82.708611 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 15 (Feb. 14, 1969).
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Volume ID: VID00134
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Inside
This week...
Fun in the Sun Day
see page 6

Dog Park
Maintenance
see page 10

First Friday ArtWalk
see page 15

Senior Chat Room
see page 16

Gabs: "What are you
doing for Easter?"
see page 19

Treasure Island Art
Guild
see page 21

Crime Awareness
Picnic
see page 29

Letters to the Editor
see page 34

Caregivers'
Conference
see page 39

Eye on Crime
see page 42

Gabber on Vacation
see page 65




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Gulfport's Annual Springfest


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By Leigh Clifton
Elyssa Spoerl,3, holds Chloe, the Spokesbunny for Little
Miracles Rabbit Rescue during Gulfport's annual Spring-
fest held last Saturday. See Photos, page 41
See Photos, page 41

Dean Darby Dickerson Selected as
Business Woman of the Year
Darby Dickerson, Vice President
and Dean of Stetson University
College of Law, is the St. Petersburg
Area Chamber of Commerce 2010
Business Woman of the Year.
I C Dean Dickerson was selected from
a pool of 21 candidates who were
chosen for outstanding professional
accomplishments in either the private
or public sector and serving as role
models and mentors for younger
women. A panel of community leaders chose the finalists.
Under Dean Dickerson's leadership during the past seven
years, Stetson Law has increased nationally recognized
academic offerings and student diversity, accelerated student
community service and pro bono work, and opened Stetson's
Tampa Law Center.
Dean Dickerson has served the greater Tampa Bay
community in countless ways. She is past chair and a current
board member of Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Red
Cross and has served on the boards of both the Tampa
Chamber of Commerce and the St. Petersburg Area Chamber
of Commerce. Dean Dickerson received the 2009 Chief
Judge's Award from Florida's 13th Judicial Circuit for her
outstanding efforts and commitment to the court.


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Missing Bogie
Baseball Equipment:
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By Leigh Clifton

On March 16, a Tuesday, Boca
Ciega High School baseball
team catcher Ben Cope was
driving his truck on 66th and
Central Ave. on his way to
baseball practice. His baseball
bag, with over $1000 worth of
equipment, fell out of the bed of
his truck and onto the road. By
the time Ben was able to turn
around to come back for the
bag, someone already picked it
up and drove away with it. The
bag was clearly marked with
Boca Ciega high school on it.
See Equipment, page 6


Fun in the Sun
Day Event
The "Fun In The Sun" Day
children's event is presented
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Stetson College of Law Public
Service Fellows. The event
is Saturday, April 3 from
10-12 p.m. at the Gulfport
Recreation Center (5730
Shore Boulevard S.). The
free festivities will include
an egg hunt for children ages
8 and under, face painting,
inflatables, entertainment,
demonstrations and a
barbecue. Children will also
have the opportunity to
climb into the driver's seat of
their favorite vehicle: police
car, police boat, fire truck,
ambulance, garbage truck
and many more. Remember
to bring a basket for the
egg hunt and a camera to
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Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 321-6965 (fax) 327-7830
Advertising@theGabber.com
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OPEN
9-5 Mon Wed, 9-2 Fri, Closed Thursday
Publishers / Editors
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Contributing Writers
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without premission of the Publishers.


Wine Tasting to Benefit
Abilities Foundation
Pic Pac Liquors & Wine Source, 6609
Central Avenue in St. Petersburg,
will host a wine tasting on Thursday,
April 1 from 5-8 p.m. Event features
eight red up town wines and three
white rare wines, all above $40 retail
prices. Food will be served by Salt
Rock Grill. Cost is $20 each with
partial proceeds to benefit Abilities
Foundation, a non-profit organization
that helps people with all types of
disabilities obtain employment and
affordable housing.

Gulfport Lions
Pancake Breakfast
The Gulfport Lions will be presenting
their fourth Pancake Breakfast of
the season on Saturday, April 3 from
7 a.m to 11 am. Please note these
new serving hours.
Breakfast will be served at the
Gulfport Lions Center, 4630 Tifton
Drive S. in the Gulfport Marina Area.
Pancakes with syrup, scrambled
eggs and sausage with coffee or tea


to drink, and all you care to eat at
the donation price of $4 per person.
Bring your entire family and friends
and spend an enjoyable morning
overlooking beautiful Boca Ceiga
Bay. You might even see some
manatees. Children really love these
breakfasts.
When you come and support their
fund raising activities, you are
doing much to help us help those
in need. Gulfport Lions is a service
organization meeting the needs of
those less fortunate.

Casino Fundraiser to
Benefit Chance Center
Come out to the Gulfport Casino,
5500 Shore Boulevard S., on Friday,
April from 6-10p.m. for"An Evening
of FUNdraiSing". Event includes
cash bar, prizes, food and karaoke.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at
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Equipment,
from front page

Now I understand that these are the
toughest of times and that people are
struggling just to get by and put food
on the table. Equipment like this
could probably be hocked at some
pawn shop for little money. But is it
worth it? These kids that play sports
at Bogie are just like any other kids
and their families; they are struggling
to do well in school, play their sport
well and be role models for younger
kids. The cost and the loss of this
equipment is incalculable to these
kids. Most of the kids have paid for
some of it themselves by working after
school jobs and their parents have
often helped to foot the cost for bats,


baseball gloves, pads, and baseballs.
The fact that anyone would pick up
and keep a bag of equipment that
was clearly marked as being from
Boca Ciega high school and keep it
is appalling to me. Clearly, the right
thing to do is if the person who picked
up the bag is reading this, please
return the bag to the high school, no
questions asked. There is no reward
being offered; just the hope and trust
that whoever picked up the bag of
equipment will bring it back. These
kids worked very hard to get this
equipment and they deserve to have
it returned. Now maybe some Good
Samaritan actually picked up the bag
with the full intent of returning it but
didn't know where to take it. If that's
the case then please, bring it to Boca


Ciega high school on 58th St... again,
no questions asked.
If anyone has any information
about what happened to this bag of
Boca Ciega baseball team equipment
please e-mail me at: LeighClifton@
the gabber.com and I will get in touch
with the proper people so that the
equipment can get back to the kids
who need it to continue to play their
baseball season. Thank you, Gulfport.
Let's do the right thing.

Purina Incredible
Dog Challenge
Dogs, owners and pet enthusiasts
will journey to Spa Beach Park in
St. Petersburg to compete in and
watch the Purina Incredible Dog
( '.ill.-ni .- on April 16-17, from
11-4 p.m. This one-of-a-kind canine
competition showcases the world's
most athletic dogs and their trainers.
Events include agility, flying disc,
Jack Russell hurdle races, head-to-
head 60-weave pole and the crowd
favorite dog diving. All events are
free and open to the public. For more
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INDIAN SHORES: Hundreds of eggs
filled with candies and prizes will be
hidden on the beach and throughout
the site at the Suncoast Seabird
Sanctuary at its annual Easter Egg
Hunt and Basket Contest on Sunday,
April 4, at 2 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded for the
most creative baskets in two age
categories: ages 1-6 and 7-12. Free,
large cookies will be handed out by
sponsors DoubleTree Beach Resort
and Mangos Restaurant & Tiki Bar.


Participants must bring their own
baskets and admission is free. The
event is located at 18328 Gulf Blvd.,
Indian Shores and at beach trolley
stop #13.
For more information call 727-
391-6211 or 727-391-2473 or visit
the website for more information:
seabirdsanctuary.com.

T.W.E.E.N. Party in
St. Pete Beach
ST. PETE BEACH: The St. Pete
Beach Community Center will be
hosting its monthly T.W.E.E.N. Party


on Friday, April 2 from 7-10 p.m.
Parents can attend the free concert
in the park while their tweens in
6th through 8th grades enjoy music,
a pizza dinner, pool and football
competitions, and Nintendo Wii
games played on our huge inflatable
movie screen. The party will be at the
St. Pete Beach Community Center,
7701 Boca Ciega Drive, and is just
$5 for St. Pete Beach residents and
$6.50 for non-residents. Anyone who
attended the first-ever T.W.E.E.N.
party in March that brings a friend
will get free admission! All interested
participants must be registered no
later than the Wednesday prior to the
party. Call 363-9245 for details.

New Morning
Yoga class
A new morning Yoga class is held on
Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Gulfport
Recreation Center. Cost is $10 a
class or $35 if you pay by the month.
For more information call Valerie at
727-557-4258 or go to her website-
getfitwithvalerie.com. Please bring a
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Arts Gathering Kicks Off
Vision with "Pot Luck"
GULFPORT: A small but growing
number of Gulfport residents have
a vision in mind with a simple but
apt name: "The Gathering." At the
Gathering, the work of local fine
artists would be on display and for
sale in a gallery centrally located in
what has historically been Gulfport's
"Art Village." At the same facility,
artists in residence would have
studio spaces devoted to the creation
of their work.
To dedicate and draw attention
and energy to this new effort, a "pot
luck" event will be held on Thursday,
April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Peg's
Cantina and Brew Pub, 3038 Beach
Boulevard S. in Gulfport. An original
work of art valued at $350 by local
award-winning glass artist Owen
Pach is currently on display at Peg's.
Chances to win the art work are now
available for $5 each at Peg's. Chances
are also available at Domain Home
Accessories, 3129 Beach Blvd. South,
where additional glass art pieces by
Mr. Pach are available. The drawing
will be held at 8 p.m. Funds from the
"pot luck" will be used to defray non-
profit organizational start-up costs
for The Gathering.
Live music by local trio Blue Cypress
will also be featured during the April
1st event. Blue Cypress offers spare
and sweet arrangements of old and
original alt-Americana-style tunes,
with guitar, banjo and lead vocals by
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For more information about this
event, contact Peg's Cantina at 727-
328-2720.

Theatre Walk Comes to
Gulfport's Art District
After a four year hiatus, Three
Muses & A Fool Productions is excited
to present its 9th Theatre Walk
"Smitings". This lively theatrical
event centers around six short plays
written by award-winning writer, and
author of the "hauntingly hilarious",
"Still Life with Bulls and Sangria".
This year, The Walk is led by a
disgruntled substitute Sunday School
teacher, trying her best to recall the
biblical stories she's supposed to


be teaching. She ushers her "class"
through Gulfport's Art District,
where her peculiar recollections of
Goliath, Samson & Delilah, Jesus,
Joan of Arc, and even the Norse
God Odin materialize on the streets.
Directed by Ciara Carinci, the
cast includes veteran Walkers Jim
Greene, Lynda Kavy, Tom Laitinin,
Bethany Peabody and Peter Suarez.
Performances are April
1 and 3, Thursday at
7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 8:30 p.m. The
Walk commences at the Courtyard
Village on Beach Blvd. in Gulfport's
Art District. Tickets are $10. Call
727-321-1786 or become a fan of
Theatre Walk on Facebook.


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Large Dog Park Closes for Maintenance
The City of Gulfport would like to remind you that the City Dog Park (large
dog area) will be closed for routine maintenance from Monday, April 12 through
Friday, April 23. The park will reopen on on Saturday, April 24.
Please contact Bob Williams at (727) 893-1092 if you have any questions
regarding the closure of the park.



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The Garden Club
of St. Petersburg
The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
will be holding a Coffee & Garden
Crafts Workshop on Monday, April 5
from 10-12 noon at the Garden Club
Center, 500 Sunset Drive S. in St.
Petersburg. A materials fee of $3.50
for Garden Club Members and $4.50
for guest and the general public will
be charged to cover supplies.
The workshop will be on
"Decorating Candy Jars". Bring
some of your favorite candy to fill
the jar. All craft workshops are open
to the general public, potential new
members and guest. Please bring
your own scissors, pencil and small
paint brushes. Coffee and tea will
be furnished.
For additional information please
call Betty Martin at (727) 343-2255.
They will be holding their
Horticulturefor WeekendGardeners,
(aka the "Night Bloomers" Circle) on
Tuesday April 6 at 7 p.m. at the
Garden Center.
The program will be "Fun With
Flowers". Learn about materials,
balance and competing in Flower
Shows. Hands-on workshop with all
materials provided. Take home an
arrangement you create!
Cost is $15 to cover materials,
just bring snips or scissors to cut
stems. Please RSVP to Derri at
727 432-7644 to be sure there will
be enough materials. For additional
information please contact Derri
Davisson at derridavisson@hotmail.
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Saturday Open 7am 7pm
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Sunday Easter Brunch 7am 2pm
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Schedule of Worship
Sunday Worship
8:00AM & 10:00AM
Wednesday 10:00 AM
(Healing)


Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 0 10:00am
Tierra Verde Ballpark, Pinellas Bayway
Easter Sunrise Service
6:45 am Ft DeSoto east end beach
Dr. Mike Wetzel, Pastor
1271 Pinellas Bayway, sierra Verde, FL. 33715
behind the Mercanle Bank)
(727) 866-7362
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Our Savior Lutheran Church

and School
Pastor Paul Burtzlaff
301 58th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL. 33707




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


Tai Chi and Chai Tea at Sunset
Gentle slow moving exercise
for everyone including seniors
Includes Tea and healthy snacks
Your first class is FREE!!!
Call for times
727-345-1873 In Old Pasadena


Unitarian Universalist
United Fellowship
S5721 Central Ave.
We are a lay led Fellowship guided by truth,
reason and tolerance. We invite you to
discover Unitarian Universalism with us.
Discussion 10:15 AM
Program 11:00 AM
www.uuunited.org
727-344-5407


Join Us For
SUNDAY SERVICES
Wednesday Healing Eucharist 11am
Sunday 8am & 1Iam 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


Metaphysical Community Church
1950 2nd Ave. No., St. Petersburg
(727) 822-8628 (727) 822-3157
EASTER SERVICE, Sunday, 11:00 am
Monday, Course in Miracles, 7pm
4/3 Sat, PSYCHIC FAIR 12-4 pm
Bookstore Hours Wed-Sat, 11:30 am-4 pm
Visit our Website for Events & Programs
www.templeofthelivinggod.org


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Uni. d Chrch of Christ
ni 150 49th St. N.
321-1088
www.TrinityStPete.org

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
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Holy Week Schedule
at St. Vincent's
St. Vincent's Episcopal Church, 5441
Ninth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg,
will continues to celebrate Holy
Week with an Agape Feast at 6 p.m.
and Holy Eucharist/Foot Washing on
Maundy Thursday and Good Friday
Liturgy at 12 noon and 6 p.m. on
April 2.


PRESBYTERIAN


Welcomes You
SundayWorhlp ............ ........1 0:30 a.m.
Tenilic Tuesday ............. 3:30-5:00 p.m.


First United Methodist
Church of Gulfport
www.gulfportumc.org


Child Care
both Sun. morn
& Wed. Evening


Sunday Mornings
Sunday School 9:15a
Traditional Serv. 10:30a
Fellowship for all 11:30a
SWednesday Weekly
Supper@ 6:00p
Bible Study 7:00p


TrnznTy Cbunch oF The Nazanene
"Open AmWs Mmsnzszes"
1000 55th Street S., Gulfport, FL 33707
7 727-239-1548 A
Rev. Dennis E. Belus
Email: TrinityChurchNaz@Yahoo.com
Good Friday Service 6pm @
Gulfport Beach Big Shelter (Shore Blvd.)
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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69th Annual Easter

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Join us for Easter Sunday!

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9:00 am Contemporary Service
11:00 am Traditional Service


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Monday, April 5
Lunch: 12:00 pm Seminar: 12:30 pm
Shelley Jaquish, MD, and Dea Deming, MS, will discuss testing
and common problems that can affect the voice and the expanded
services of The Voice Center at Palms of Pasadena Hospital.


Shelley Jaquish, MD
Diplomat of the AmeOican
Board of Otolaryngology


Dea Deming, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist


Palms of Pasadena Hospital
in the Professional Building 1609 Pasadena Avenue South
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Free Prom Dresses
Non-profits Belle of the Ball Project
and Dream a Dress will distribute
free prom dresses and accessories
to needy teens on Saturday, April 3
at the Seminole Mall at 11201 Park
Boulevard N. in Seminole. The store
is next to Ross Department Store.
There will also be distributions
on April 17 and May 1. Times of
distributions are from 10 a.m. until
2 p.m. Dresses and accessories can
also be donated at these times.
Now in their seventh year of giving
dresses and matching accessories
to low income, in need, high school
girls for that special night, Belle of
the Ball and Dream a Dress' motto
is that no girl should be denied
the opportunity to attend her high
school dance because of financial
difficulties. They have distributed
over 1,500 dresses since their
inception.
Volunteers are needed to further
this project! For more information,
please visit their web site at www.
belleoftheballproject.com.

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April is National Fair Housing
Month. The protection of your rights
in fair housing is the responsibility
of Pinellas County's Office of Human
Rights. Learn more about the
national program and how the local
office protects residents' rights on
Thursday, April 1, on the radio show
"There's No Place Like Home". This



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month's guests are Leon Russell,
director of Human Rights and Mark
Esparza, senior equal opportunity
coordinator for Human Rights.
"There's No Place Like Home",
sponsored by the Housing Finance
Authority of Pinellas County, can
also be watched on Pinellas County
Connection Television, viewed online
at Housing Finance Authority (www.
pinellascounty.org/community/hfa/
Media.htm). The show airs the first
Thursday of each month from 10 to
10:30 a.m. on WRXB 1590 AM.
Questions or comments about
the show may be e-mailed to
HousingFinanceAuthority@
pinellascounty.org.


American Idol
Open House
Come see Michael Lynche on the
big screen as he competes for the
title of Americn Idol. He is a member
of the St. Petersburg community
and Tradewinds Christian Church
located at 6740 Park Street S. in S
outh Pasadena. On Tuesday, April
6 at 7 p.m. they will be having food,
followed by some worship songs at
7:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. American Idol
will be broadcast on a big screen for
everyone to enjoy. No charge and
everyone is welcome! Come help them
celebrate Big Mike's achievement so
far. Call 727-344-1501.


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First Friday Art Walk
Gulfport's First Friday Art Walk takes place on Friday, April 2 from 6-10
p.m. Celebrate Gulfport's 100th Birthday and absorb Gulfport's authentic "Old
Florida" atmosphere.
Peruse the work of over 50 artists and crafters, as well as authors, antique
dealers and entertainers stretched over a half-mile up and down scenic Beach
Boulevard. While browsing the art and craft booths, don't miss Gulfport's
unique shops, boutiques and galleries. Live entertainers including Gail
Biron, New Horizons Band, Caribbean Cowboy, Edgewater and more will
be appearing at venues throughout the Village. The Industrial Art Center
continues to offer "Blow Your Own Glass Masterpiece" mini classes by master
glass blower Jackie Ballard and the IAC team. Enjoy dinner at one of over a
dozen fine restaurants within the Art District, now one of the foremost dining
destinations in the Bay Area.
Gulfport Art Walk takes place on the First Friday and Third Saturday of
every month, year-round. Parking is always available, the event is free, and
free trolley rides are available from off-site parking areas, including nearby
Catherine Hickman Theatre and Gulfport Public Library. Pet and family
friendly! Experience a unique dining, shopping and cultural experience unlike
any other. Once you discover Gulfport, Tampa Bay's "best kept secret", you'll
want to come back for more.
For more information on many other Gulfport events, go to www. gulfportma.
com. The Gulfport Art Walk and event recorded information line is 866-
ART-WALK. Artists and vendors interested in participating can find more
information and download an application at www.SIKPromotions.com.






Easter Egg Hunt in
Treasure Island
The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club
with the assistance of the Treasure
Island Chamber of Commerce and
the Isle of Capri Civic Association
will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on
Saturday, April 3 at 10 a.m. in the
Treasure Island Community Center
and Park, Gulf Boulevard at 106th
Avenue. Activities for children 10
year old and younger will include an
egg hunt; bonnet andhat contest; and
a visit with the Easter Bunny. Bring
your cameras so that you can take
your picture with the Easter Bunny.


The event is free. For additional
information please contact the
Chamber of Commerce at (727) 360-
4121 or (727) 367-2303.

Volunteers Needed to
Care for Baby Birds
INDIAN SHORES: Baby bird vol-
unteers are needed immediately
and will receive training and infor-
mation at the Baby Bird Training
Workshop on Saturday, April 3 at
10 a.m. at the Suncoast Seabird
Sanctuary. Volunteers will work in
aviaries and in the avian hospital


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feeding and caring for the babies.
No experience is required but a
commitment of at least four hours
per week until July 1 is needed.
Volunteers must be able to lift 15
pounds and be able to go up and
down a step ladder. Duties will in-
clude direct bird care and observa-
tion, cage cleaning, housekeeping,
food preparation and feeding. The
hours available seven days are a
week are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Please bring a picture I.D. for the
volunteer paperwork.
The workshop is free of charge
and will be held at the sanctuary
at 18328 Gulf Boulevard in Indian
Shores. For more information email
jessicag@seabirdsanctuary.com or
call 727-392-4291.

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
Gulfport.


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Guardian ad
Litem Training
The next training to become a
Guardian ad Litem will be April 10
to May 8, Saturdays from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. for five weeks at Pasadena
Community Church, 227 70 Street S.
in St. Petersburg.
As a Guardian ad Litem, you
advocate in court and the child
welfare system for abused, abandoned
or neglected children and teens. The
average time needed is six to eight
hours a month.
The Guardian ad Litem visits the
child every month, becomes familiar
with the child's case and makes
recommendations to the court to help
ensure the child has a safe, caring
and stable environment.
For information and an application
go to www.guardianadlitem6.org or
call 464-6528.

Expand Your Boating
Knowledge and Skills
The St. Petersburg Sail and Power
Squadron will offer the America's


Boating Course to anyone 12 or
older starting Monday, April 5, from
7-9 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Sailing
Center, 250 Second Avenue SE,
Demens Landing, St. Petersburg.
Instruction is free. Cost of the
materials is $25 per family. Classes
are held once a week (two hours each
Monday), for seven weeks.
Completion of this course will
enable the student to skipper a
boat with confidence. Graduates are
eligible to join the squadron and
take advantage of all the other great
educational opportunities afforded to
SPSPS members.


Pre-registration is required. You
may do it online at www.boating-
stpete.org or call 727-498-4001.

Divorce Care Group at
Tradewinds Church
Divorce Care Group is a 13 week
program for those who are separated
or divorced designed to help you face
the challenges and move toward
rebuilding your life. Classes will
meet each Thursday from 7-8:30
p.m. at Tradewinds Church, 6740
Park Street S. in So Pasadena. Call
(727) 344-1501.


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The tea, flower show and business
meeting will be held on April 8 at
the Gulfport Presbyterian Church
social hall, 5313 27 Avenue S.
Officers will give brief reports and
new officers will be elected to serve
next year.
The Social Hour begins at 11:30
a.m. and the Tea begins at 12
noon. Members are asked to
provide finger sandwiches, fruit or
vegetable trays or a dessert. Also
have your teacup for the tea and
wear a pretty or funny hat for the
Easter Bonnet Parade.
Plant and floral arrangements will
bejudgedby Garden Club members.
Categories are: Arrangements over
12 Inches; Arrangements under 12
Inches; Silk or Dry Arrangements;
Oriental Arrangements; Foliage
Plants; Flowering Plants; Miniature
Arrangements (less than 6"x6").
Prizes will be awarded so bring
your best artistic creation.
Membership dues for next year
will be collected starting at the
April meeting. The $5 fee (check
payable to the Gulfport Garden
and Bird Club) must be paid before
June in order to have your name
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Brian Brady, Gulfport: "For
Easter I'm going up to New Port
Richey with my girlfriend Jessica to
see my grandparents who live there.
My mom, my dad and sister will all
be there as well. There'll be at least
12 of us. We all grew up here and we
stay pretty close. We'll probably have
ham and all the traditional fixings.
They don't let me near the food, I just
eat it. My grandfather used to sit and
tell me stories about Gulfport in the
50s, both the good and the bad from
the old days. We should have a lot of
fun."


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visiting from Minneapolis: 1n I
daughter and I are in town visiting
my mother who lives in Gulfport.
There will be just the three of us and
we usually go to brunch at the Don
C6sar. The Easter Bunny may be
visiting my mom's house while we're
gone but it's always supposed to be a
secret if he does. After brunch we go
out to Mother's Pier; it's actually the
Gulfport pier, but we call it Mother's
Pier because my mother's mother,
my grandmother Alene, used to walk
it every day. She's now 103 years old
and still alive. So we walk the pier
in honor of her. After that, if it's nice
we'll sit by the pool. After all, we
don't get weather like this often in
Minneapolis. And it's been a tough
winter for everyone."


Shaneice Williams, St. Pete: "This
year it's my mom's birthday and my
sister and I are taking her out to eat
at Red Lobster. After that, we'll go
see a movie together. We used to do
the traditional Easter dinner with
the Easter outfits, dyed eggs and
go to church for Easter service, but
we stopped about three years ago.
I had so much fun as a child. Now
I'm expecting a baby; I wish she
was here already so I could show
her what I used to do and how we
used to celebrate Easter. When the
baby comes, I'll definitely do the
traditional Easter celebrations; the
big dinner, hiding the dyed Easter
eggs and dressing her up in beautiful
traditional Easter outfits. I want her
to have the whole thing."


Claire Rodriguez, Gulfport: "We haven't made any plans yet; usually go to my
sisters in Wesley Chapel and have dinner with her. We usually have about 10
people but my husband isn't sure he wants to go this year. It's a pretty long drive
but I think it's important to keep a sense of family because everybody's so busy
these days. I have a niece; she's 14 and every year I give her an Easter basket
because it's important for the kids to have a sense of family and continuity. We
always play crack the eggs at the dinner table; everyone picks the best egg with
the best color and then everyone tries to break everyone else's egg. My father was
Greek so I'm not sure if it's a tradition from his family or not. We call the game
the best egg-ceptional egg! This year I'll give my husband an Easter basket to
surprise him. I wish I could bake more like I used to but I can't anymore. I work
too much and have no time. So maybe I will be able to convince him to go and
visit my family. We usually have about 10 people so it is a lot of fun."


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By Bruce Fallender
Watercolor
Demonstration
Susan Corbett, an award-winning
artist from Sun City Center, will
be giving a unique and interesting
watercolor demonstration for the
Art Guild of Treasure Island on
Saturday, April 10 at 1 p.m. at
the Treasure Island City Hall, 120
108 Avenue. The public is cordially
invited to attend 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.
Corbett loves to foster creativity
with the hope of developing the
artist within through learning to
see with an artist's eye and create
from personal experience. Her
demonstration will incorporate
the creative watercolor procedures
of "pouring" and various "resist"
techniques. The artist is known for
incorporating "hidden angels" in
her watercolors who represent her
many friends. She will have various
examples of her work on display for
the public to view.


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Community Band to
Perform Free Concert
Max Millspaugh, Musical Director
of the South Pasadena Community
Band, has announced that the band
will present a concert in Galatea
Garden on Thursday, April 8 at
7:30 p.m. The concert is free.
"This concert brings the band
back to the band shell and the park
setting," Millspaugh said. "The
concert title is "A Little Park Music"
and we will have a good variety of


music." The concert features familiar
marches like Sousa's "Semper
Fidelis," Broadway sounds such as
"Les Miserables" and well-known
pop sounds with a tribute to Jerome
Kern. "We have a very interesting
mix of music that is very listenable
and varied," he commented.
The concert is free to the public.
Galatea Garden is located on Sunset
Drive South two blocks north of
the intersection of Pasadena Street
and Gulfport Avenue. Parking
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Kathleen Peters, Mayor of South
Pasadena commented, "We are very
pleased to have the band back in the
band shell now that the weather is
cooperating. Concerts in the park
are fun, relaxed and bring neighbors
out to enjoy the beautiful setting,
community camaraderie, and the
music." The Mayor added that in
the event of inclement weather
the concert will move to the South
Pasadena City Hall one block
north of the park. "People from
the community can walk to the
park, we can accommodate buses
from residence communities and
parking is available around the
park. Everyone is welcome," she
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ACROSS

1 Aligned
6 Cobras
10 Genus of humans
14 Unit of prevention
15 Whip mark
16"Omnia vincit"
love conquers all
17 box: TV set
18 Maintain
19 Epsilon follower
20 Evocation in
"Genesis"
23 "Our Miss
Brooks" star
24 Swabby's yes
25 Fly-to-be
28 Water walls
30 TV's DeGeneres
31 "If I you ...
32 Aedile's garb
36 Romance
37 Elgar and Murrow
40 Veggie-tray item
41 Phys. or Psych.
43 Pitches in
44 Some USN
officers
461040 time
48 Noble Brit


49 Early Jamaican
52 Belgian site of
WWI fighting
54 Kate Smith favorite
59 Dismantle
60 Film : bleak
movie
61 Wyeth's Helga
paintings, mostly
62 First residence
63 Anglo-Saxon serf
64Alex's mom, in
"Family Ties"
65 Hurting
66 Prescribed amount
67 River's end

DOWN

1 Drudgery
2 Ill-mannered
3 Work group
4 Environmental
vandalism
5 Uncrown
6 Cognizant
7 Envy, lust, etc.
8 Commoner
9 Smeary
10 Least clear
11 Symbol for ohms
12 Infested with


tineids
13 Harangue
21 Summer time,
in D.C.
22 Lutefisk tenderizer
25 Kitty sounds
26 Filipe, Jesus,
or Matty
27 Amorphous mass
29 Some disc.
clothes
31 V-J Day ended it
33 Bookie's forte
34 Belted
35 Lhasa :dog
breed
38 Turned gloomy
39 Blocked from view
42 Apply verbal
pressure
45 Err, judicially
47 Cohort
48 Forelimb
49 Feverish states
50 Musical form
51 Viper
53 Gay _
55 Passable
56 Pastoral poem
57" la vie" such
is life
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Enjoy Gold Medal Beers at Peg's Cantina and Brew Pub.
Doug Dozark, brewer, entered three beers in the Best
Florida Beer Championships and came away with three
medals!

He captured golds for his Gulfport Centennial Stout and
Square Dancing Cody, and a bronze for his Berliner
Weissbier. Peg's G.O.O.D. (Gulfport Original On Draft) is
brewed on site. You can't buy a fresher beer!

Its an Arts Revival event! There will be food (chips and red
salsa gratis), music by Blue Cypress (7-9), door prizes, and
the drawing for the Owen Pach glass bowl (8 p.m.). Stop
over April 1st, purchase/donate your chance to win the
bowl, and have an evening of artsy fun at Peg's Cantina
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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
Sandwiches:
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
Bella is a DSH petite young lady who is a little over
a year old. She has the most beautiful calico coat.
Her previous owners were moving and could not take
Bella along. If you want to add beauty to your home,
then come on by the SPCA Tampa Bay and bring
Bella home today, 9099 130 Avenue N. in Largo or
call 727-586-3591.


Adopt or Foster a Greyhound
Meet Bingo, a handsome fawn and white male,
who is an all-around nice boy. He is kid, cat
and small dog friendly. This loveable boy has a 7
distinguished white face and striped tail. Bingo
enjoys romping and playing during turnout, so he A -
would do best with a fenced yard. If you would
like to meet Bingo or any of our many other
greyhounds ready to find their own comfy home
please contact Greyhound Pets of America at
(727) 595-7852, our website: greyhoundpets.com
or see us at the Tyrone PetSmart on most Sundays from noon to 2 p.m.



Friends of Strays
Veronica is a very loving 4 year old DSH Torti (Tortoise
Shell). She is good natured and gets along with other
cats. Veronica is very sweet and will call out to let you
know she wants to get out of the cage and play. If you
can provide a good loving home for Veronica, please stop
by Friends of Strays Adoption Center at 2911 47 Avenue
N. in St. Petersburg. She is yearning to get out of the
cage! For more information call 727-522-6566 or visit
www.friendsofstrays.com. All adoption fees include
spay/neuter, microchip, vaccines and county license.


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AtMtoroscoDe Guide


ARIES (March 21-April 19).
Relationships could use a new spark
of excitement. It may feel artificial
to introduce this on your own, but if
you wait around for circumstances
to change, you'll be waiting for a
very long, boring time. So put your
thinking-and-dreaming cap on, and
drum up some juicy adventure for
you and the ones you love.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Self-
esteem is ultimately up to you. But no
person is an island. The people around
you can make a huge difference in
the way you view yourself. When
someone else sees you as perfect and
loves you unconditionally, you'll start
to feel that this is true. This week
you benefit from the support of loved
ones.
GEMINI (iIl.l 21-June 21). The
world can be a harsh and shadowy
place. Make an extra effort to be
around wholesome and sweet stimuli.
Maybe it's the taste of fresh cinnamon
bread or the smell of baking apples
that puts you in the "life is good"
frame of mind. Or maybe it's that
laughing person with the dancing
eyes.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll
probably allow for more interruptions
and diversions than you normally
would, simply because there is so
much you have missed in the past
two weeks that is now demanding
your attention. It's nice to stop and
catch up every once in a while. By
Thursday you'll be back on track with
all of your responsibilities.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You know
that a relationship would be better if
a certain someone would adjust his or
her behavior. Loved ones will change
in their own good time. Concentrate
on yourself. You'll inspire others with
your commitment to being the best
person you can be. And before you
know it, the relationship is renewed.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).


How comfortable are you with
nonconformity? You'll find out this
week, when you come across folks
who think that recipes are just
starting points for experimentation
and the lines in the roads are merely
suggestions as to where one could
drive if one so chooses. You'll fight a
good fight for order and decency.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You
have a way of unifying people. Your
communication skills are stellar.
And you know what the group needs
to do in order to arrive together at
a desired point in the future. This
week will be a learning process. You
will eventually figure out how to get
people as focused on team goals as
they are on their individual goals.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). This
week gives you a lot to consider.
New people and influences show
you options you never would have
considered a few weeks ago. By
Friday, you'll likely figure out that
you've had enough time to decide
on your course. Jump off the diving
board. Just do it. What you do will
matter -- that is, if you actually do
it.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). You'll be intent on your work,
but hopefully not so singularly
focused that you miss the peripheral
excitement. It's possible that the
distractions are more important than
the main focus. Though it is noble to
hone your talents, in the end you will
be judged not for your abilities, but
for your heart.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
You're happy with simple things,
but you also have your heart set on a
high-ticket item. Recognize the many
forms of abundance that are already
in your life. That will help you
figure out how you're going to make
the money to get this thing you're
thinking about. Remember that
money is an exchange of energy.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
Perfectionism can be a thief, robbing
you of new possibilities. When you
decide what "perfect" is, you are
placing limits on your future, thinking
only one way can be the best. Pay
attention to details only insomuch
that they excite you, challenge you
and give you greater appreciation of
truth and beauty.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The
poets and dreamers are the first
explorers of the world. The scientists
and builders always arrive later.
When things aren't happening easily,
take a step back. Your insistence on
tangible results may be premature.
Meditate and imagine, and then try
again. Let your spirit blaze a trail for
the rest of you to follow.
This Week's Birthdays: You were
endowed with talents and physical
attributes from birth -- you can
hardly take credit for that. But you
can take credit for how well you
use your gifts this year. You will be
honing a craft, and your diligence
will be rewarded this month. May
brings a new teacher. There will be
an audience to please in June -- and
please you will. A romantic bond
is established or re-established in
August. There will be more work in
September and a sound investment
opportunity, too.


Music at Gulfport
Beach Pavilion
Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Cookie with karaoke & dancing
Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open
1-3:30 p.m.
Melody Tunes Karaoke
Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Carol & Joe, Karaoke Kraze
Friday, 1-4 p.m.
Joanne & Chris, The Silver
Spinners
Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Jay & Lolita "Toonsters"
Sunday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Italian American accordion by
Woody for fun & dancing
Donations accepted
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LaSala to Address
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Robert LaSala, Pinellas County
Administrator, will be the featured
speaker at the April 8 meeting of
the Greater Pinellas Democratic
Club. Mr. LaSala will discuss the
interplay of various functions of
the complicated, ever evolving and
varied responsibilities in running the
county's business. Working with the


County Commissioners in this large
and diverse county, he makes timely
decisions that affect all citizens.
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 varied and
sumptuous buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m.
and concludes with Mr. LaSala's
presentation and discussion. Don't
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The Sunsation
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Broadway music is always a
perennial favorite. The Sunsation
Show Chorus will present the last
show of the season, "Broadway:
Opening Night" on April 11, 3 p.m.
at Pinellas Park Performing Arts
Center, 4951 78 Avenue N. and April
18, 3 p.m. at Largo, Faith United
Methodist Church, 403 First Ave.
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Beach Picnic Pot Luck
The 1st Annual Crime Awareness
and Prevention Picnic is quickly
approaching. It will be on Saturday,
April 17 at 1 p.m. at the large
pavilion on the beach (Shore Blvd.
S.) The entire city is invited. This is a
great opportunity to bring neighbors
who haven't been involved in their
local crime watch group to get their
feet wet. It's also a great way to meet
your Council Members, as well as
those who help protect us (Police,
Fire and the CERT Team).
This is a pot luck picnic, so bring
your favorite dish to share and drinks
and plates/utensils for yourself.
For more information, you can
contact Steven Karbowski at
stevenkarbowski@msn.com or Jeri
Reed at jrvolunteer@aol.com or at
727-548-5566 (days) or 727-327-3509
(evenings).


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Zack Yore, 8, shows off this Sheepshead
his friend caught at Saturday's Hooked on
Fishing children's tournament at Merry
Pier. Zack lives in Old Northeast. The city
of St. Pete Beach sponsored the tournament,
and the Pinellas Marine Institute and
McDonald's provided lunch.
We took more photos than we can print
here. If we took your photo at Saturday's
event, you can view in on The Gabber
Newspaper's Facebook page. To become our
fan on Facebook, click on the Facebook icon
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SLeisure



Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068


RECREATION WEBSITE-www.
mygulfport.us and follow the
links: City Departments, Leisure
services, Rec. Center.
ACTIVITIES
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
p.m.
PROGRAMS
School Year Child Care Pro-
gram 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
p.m.
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
* Belly Dance Starts April 13th,
Tues., 6:45 p.m. Call Daniela at
561-302-6174.
* Cake Decorating- Mon., 6-9 p.m.
Call Eshia at 289-7448 for inter-
est.


CLASSES Call instructor for
more information
* 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
772-3631.
* Fencing Wed., 4:30 & 5:30
p.m. Call Jim Campoli at 813-855-
3112.
* Floral Design Wed., 6:15-7:45
p.m. Call Lori at 289-4818.
* 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
* Nia Wed., 9:00 am. Call Kalu-
wa at 729-9410.
* Noisemakers Mon., 6 p.m. Call
Gabe at 345-7472. Call for inter-
est.
* Sumyie -Wed., 6 p.m. Call Mike
at 320-5035.


* Gulfport Library


* 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
345-6708.
* Tennis Tues., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m.
and 6 p.m. Call Jack at 430-0690.
* Walking Club Thurs., 9 a.m.
Call John at 893-1079.
* Watercolor with Patsi -Begin-
ners/Intermediate- Thurs., 6:30
p.m. Call Patsi at 501-3559.
* Yoga in the A. M. Wed., 9 a.m.
Call Valerie at 557-4258.
* Yoga Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Tamara at 512-2763.
* Zumba Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Daniela at 561-302-6174.

TOMLINSON SKATE PARK
ALL skaters must purchase a
sticker. Annual cost is $5 res. /$10
non-res. Skaters 17 years of age
and younger must be accompanied
by a parent, have proof of resi-
dency and fill out a consent form.
Availability to register: Monday -
Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.


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


Gulfport Creative Short Story
Writers: Every Wednesday, 10:00
am.
AARP Tax Aid: Fridays 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.
READ-A-THON: TAKE A RE-
FRESHING "READING BREAK"
AT THE LIBRARY! Readers of all
ages are invited to pick up a read-
ing log to record minutes you spend


reading at the Gulfport Library dur-
ing National Library Week, April
12-17. Read at whatever time you
choose and for as long as you like.
At the end of NLW, we'll tally up
the logs and publish the total num-
ber of in-Library reading-time!
Exhibition of Paintings by
Jim Joiner. Through April
29. Opening Reception: Friday,
April 2, 5:00-7:00 pm.
Suncoast Computer Users
Group (SCUG): Thursday, April
8, 6:00 pm.
Coffee/Talk Movie: Wednes-
day, April 14, 1:30 pm. "Hunger"
("Sult"). This award-winning Scan-
diavian film paints a landscape of
obsession: the realm of a literally
starving artist. Based on the novel


by Knut Hamsun. (Henning Carls-
en, 1966, 112 min. subtitled)
Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thurs-
day, April 15, 10:00 am. Discussion
of Hunger (Sult), by Knut Hamsun.
Books / discussion guides are avail-
able at the Reference Desk.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens &
Adults: Saturday, April 17, 1:00
pm. Make beautiful pages of mem-
ories.
The G & O Book Club: Satur-
day, April 17, 1:30 pm. Philosophi-
cal discussion group based on the
works of mystic G. I. Gurdjieff and
philosopher P. D. Ouspensky.
Crafts Club for All Ages: Satur-
day, April 17, 2:00 pm. Earth Day
crafts, Presented by Pat Brinkley.


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Semices City Sponsored Activities

Series in the Community



Senior Center 550 27th Ave. So. 893-1i23


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:
GEMS Goes to Fresh Market:
Thinking about getting some fresh
produce at Gulfport Fresh Market on
Tuesday mornings? The GEMS Mini-
Bus would like to take you there for free
on the last Tuesday of each month from
9am to noon. You don't even have to
be a registered GEMS member for this
trip but you do have to live in Gulfport!
Would you like an arm to lean on? A
Senior Center volunteer would love to
assist you. Come and take advantage
of what Gulfport offers at the Fresh
Market! Call GEMS at 893-2242 to
make your reservation.
Be Counted! Complete your
U.S.Census Form: Need help with your
Census questionnaire? A representative
from the Census Bureau will be
available at the Senior Center for the
next five Mondays from 4-6pm. Also,
questionnaires are available in multiple
languages.
SPECIAL EVENTS
The Steve Wayne Show: Back by
popular demand "Steve Wayne" will
wow you with a sterling performance you
won't want to miss. Advance tickets: $8.
At the door: $10. Come join us on Friday,
April 16 at 7pm at the Catherine A.
Hickman Theater. Cash bar available.
Elder Consumer Protection Expo:
Plan on attending Stetson's Elder
Consumer Protection Expo on Tues.
Apr. 20 from 9am-2pm. Free materials/
services including shredding ofunwanted
personal papers. Free Continental
Breakfast/door prizes. Call 562-7888 for
details. Don't forget the GEMS bus or
Gulfport trolley to get you there.
"Strut Your Stuff': Walk to benefit the
Senior Center on Saturday, April 24 from
9am-noon. This 3K walk (approximately
2 miles) will take place throughout our
beautiful City of Gulfport. Thanks to
Lynda Shehan for organizing this event.
Entry fee: $10. Watch the Gabber for
further details.
Beginners Duplicate Bridge Class:
Interested in learning how to play
duplicate Bridge? Come on Mondays
either at 1pm or 6:30pm. Thanks to
Bernie Wright for teaching both classes.
SPECIAL SERVICES:
Community Law Program: Volunteer
attorneys will assist clients over 60 years
of age with wills, living wills, powers of
attorney, and health care surrogates
at the Senior Center on Fri. Apr. 16 at
9:30am. Must be income eligible. No
appointment is needed. Call for more
info.
Seniors Adopting Seniors: Be a part
of a new program that helps enrich two
lives yours and a person in a local
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rehab center. Come and hear how YOU
can make a difference on Tues. Apr. 20
at 1pm. Free.
Phones for Hearing Impaired: If you
are hearing impaired, you may want to
consider getting a specialized phone to
make your phone conversations more
enjoyable. The phones will be distributed
at the Senior Center on Tues. Apr. 20,
9:30-11:30am with no out of pocket cost.
Call (727)399-9983 for more info.
Caring for Yourself While Caring
for Others: Ken Staggs, Chaplain with
Suncoast Hospice has offered to share
his expertise in knowing how to care
for yourself while caring for others. The
presentation will be held on Wed. April
21 at 10:30am
Nutrition Classes: A series of five
Nutrition Classes will be offered every
Thursday in April at 1pm. Call now to
reserve a seat as space is limited. Paid
for by the Senior Center Foundation.
Transportation for Gulfport
Seniors:
Gulfport seniors 55 & over who would
like door-to-door transportation service
for medical appointments, grocery
shopping, 1,..-.ill\ 1 i.i.-1.,i shops, etc.
please call GEMS at (727) 893-2242.
Annual membership: $50 and $1.00
for each one way trip. All rides to the
Senior Center are free. A free ride is
also offered on the last Tues. of each
month to Gulfport's Fresh Market. Call
for more info.
AARP Driving Classes: are held on
the first two Tuesdays of every month
from 1-4pm. Call 343-9044 to register
and fee info.
Ongoing Support Groups:
Diabetic Support (I .-I Mon. at
10am)
Hearing Support (1st & 3rd Mon at
2pm)
JUST FOR FUN
Bingo:Fridays at 1pm. (No Bingo Apr.
2)
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.
Other Fun Activities
Quilting, Cards, Harmonica, Line
Dancing, Language Classes, Exercise
Classes, Bingo, Tai Chi, Yoga, a Fitness
Center and much more! Come and check
us out!
Join our E-mail List: Send us your
e-mail address at cdean@mygulfport.
us or sfrank@mygulfport.us and we will
send you our monthly activity calendar
and notices on special events.


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Local Obituaries-
BOYLAN, FRANCIS, 83 of Gulfport,
died March 22, 2010. Born June 16,
1926 and raised in Ireland, he moved
to the US in his mid-20s and became
a Naturalized Citizen in 1960. He
had a career working for the City of
Chicago as a driver for the Sanitation
Department. After exploring different
areas in the US for his retirement
years, Francis decided to move to
Gulfport and called it home. Soon
after, he discovered our local tavern
and made sure to attend social hour
on a regular basis. Many of us who
got to know Francis will miss his
humor, political discussions and his
flirtations with the ladies, "fair to
middlin' ". May you rest in peace.
Survivors include his sister Mary
McManus, Ireland, nephew James
McManus, Ireland and nieces Mary
Coleman and Barbara Brehoney of
Ireland. A graveside service will be
conducted on Friday, April 2, at 3
p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 58th
Street and 1st Ave. South.


DICKSON, DORIS H., 88, of South
Pasadena, passed away March 21,
2010. Born in Medford, NJ. Doris
was a longtime winter resident of
Florida until she moved permanently
to the area. She was a member of
the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #609
and the Medford United Methodist
Church. She is survived by her
daughters, Shirley (I 1.i11nny1 Dehritz
and Patricia (John) Johns; sister,
Evelyn Verna Wilz; 3 grandchildren;
5 great-grandchildren. She is
preceded by her husband, Leonard,
and brother, Robert G. Harriett. A
memorial service will be held at The
Fountains where she had lived and
had many friends on Wednesday,
March 31, 2010 beginning at 6 p.m.
on the dock behind The Fountains.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made to the VFW Ladies Auxiliary
or the Medford United Methodist
Church. Beach Memorial Chapel, St.
Pete Beach, FL, 727-360-5577.


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ESPINOZA, KELLEN, 25 of
Gulfport passed away March 25,
2010 at home. Born in Santa Rosa,
California, Kellen moved here when
he was just one year old. Kellen was
a member of Our Savior Lutheran
Church and attended school there
from kindergarten through 5th
grade. He also attended Admiral
Farragut Academy. Kellen was
preceded in death by his mother,
Karen. He is survived by his loving
family, father, Eric K. Espinoza;
sister, Shelly Wilson; maternal
grandparents, William R. and Jan
Eleazer; paternal grandparents; Eric
J. and Florene Espinoza. There will
be a Memorial Service Wednesday,
March 31, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at
Our Savior Lutheran Church 301 58
Street S., St. Petersburg, Florida.

HENDERSON, TOM WILLIAM,
65, of South Pasadena passed
away Saturday, March 20, 2010
at Tampa General Hospital due to
complications from a long battle with
cancer. He was born June 28, 1944
in Massillon, OH, the son of John
and Mary Henderson who preceded
him in death. He is survived by his
wife, Misty Henderson and beloved
cat, Lucy of South Pasadena. His
children, Randy Henderson and wife,
Iveta of Sydney, Australia, daughter,
Joy Diaz and husband, Angel;
grandchildren, Grace and Thomas of
Massillon, OH; sister, Patricia Jones
of Massillon, OH, along with many
nieces and nephews. The family is
honoring his wishes of not having
services. Beach Memorial Chapel, St.
Pete Beach, FL, 727-360-5577.

MILLARD, ROSS C., of Gulfport
died March 22, 2010. Survived by
his wife of 64 years, Vera; son, Lee;
daughter-in-law, Jean. In lieu of
flowers please donate to the Hospice
of the Suncoast.














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Letters
Additional Exemption
for Low Income Seniors
Dear Editor: I was amazed (and
ashamed) when I learned from
the Gabber's March 11 article
that Gulfport is one of only four
municipalities in all of Pinellas
County that doesn't offer the
additional homestead exemption
for low-income seniors. All of the
remaining 20 municipalities plus
unincorporated Pinellas do provide
it.
The exemption allows an additional
reduction in property taxes to
homesteaders 65 and over with
current household income of less
than $25,780. I don't know when or
why Gulfport made the decision to
withhold this exemption, but I think it
should be reconsidered and quickly!
It's important and it's needed.
Gulfport has a reputation for being a
warm, caring community. And we do
offer a wonderful array of activities
and support groups for all of our
citizens young and old, rich and poor,
families and singles. We support the
arts and the environment. We have
great civic events and city services.


Actually, we do so many things right
that it's hard to understand how we
would be so out-of-step on the low-
income senior exemption.
Hey Council! Hey everyone! Time to
rethink this one!
Carol Davies-Steinke


Thanks for the
Fountains!
Dear Editor: We want to thank
whoever is responsible for fixing the
two fountains in Wood Ibis Park.
Someone had told us that the city
was out of funds for repairing them,
having already spent a great deal
of money on the maintenance of the
pond and its fountains this year. We
assumed they would be repaired in a
future budget year, if ever.
It was a very nice surprise, then, to
see them spouting again, illuminated
and prettier than ever! Another
source told us that a private donor
from Town Shores donated the funds
for repairing the fountains. I'm sure
there are many other fans of Wood
Ibis Park who would like to thank
whoever is responsible for bringing
back the fountains.
Larry Enlow & Maureen Kilroy


Letters to the Editor
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All letters are printed and edited for length and content at the discretion of
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Salute the Troops BBQ
Stetson University is planning a
barbecue for Saturday, April 17,
from 11 a.m. 3 p.m., at the Gulfport
Recreation Center field (corner of 58th
St. S. and Shore Blvd. S). There will
be games, auctions, prizes, free food,
music and lots of excitement for the
whole family.
The event is designed to raise funds
used to create care packages to send
to members of the Armed Forces. On
the day of the event, please feel free to
bring donations, which in turn will be
sent to our troops! There will also be
councilors on site to assist veterans
that day.
This event is sponsored by Law and
Order at Stetson University College of
Law, American Bar Association/Law
Student Division Stetson Chapter,
City of Gulfport and Shook, Hardy
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meeting, on the second Thursday of
the month, April 8, 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 Martin Motes
from Miami on Vanda 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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p.m. at the St. Pete Beach Community
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singles competition is open to all
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An Incompatible Policy
In earlier columns I complained
that it was ridiculous, even
stupid, to try jihadist terrorists
in civil courts. While recognizing that
some have been tried and convicted
there (i.e. Reid, the shoe bomber), I
reasoned that since we have gone to
war to fight the terrorists, the proper
venue is military courts.
However, the fact is we are going
to try terrorists in the civilian courts.
Attorney General Eric Holder told a
congressional committee a couple of
weeks ago that Osama Bid Laden is no
different than Charles Manson. His
approach was that these terrorists,
whether American or foreign, are no
different than street criminals. This
was the approach during the Clinton
administration ten years or more
ago.
What I am asking is that if this
is so, why are we trying to kill all
these guys? We sent troops into
Afghanistan to drive out the Taliban
and capture and/or kill any who
resisted. From the beginning in the
Bush administration until now, the
object has been to kill terrorists. Is
that really right?
We don't send police out on our
streets to kill suspected or even


known killers. Instead, we capture
and then try them. Some do get
killed in violent encounters with
police, but the police mission is not
to kill them. We don't send out hit
squads to pick them off. And, in cases
where the criminals are shot, there
are investigations to determine why
it was necessary.
The closest we have come to shooting
down criminals was in the 1930s when
there were nation-wide manhunts for
the likes of John Dillinger, Baby Face
Nelson, ( 'I\1.- Barrow and Bonnie
Parker, or members of the Barker-
Karpis gang. Dillinger did get gunned
down as did Barrow and Parker, but
the consensus was that there was no
alternative. Even at that, the "shoot
on sight" order was rarely a public
policy, or rarely a public fact.
Mafia operations, which have and do
their share of killings, were (and are)
conspiracies to subvert and break
our laws and eliminate that is,
kill opposition to their operations.
Yet, we never send hit squads to get
them. The drug cartels and drug
gangs which operate throughout this
country happily killing people when
necessary and destroying life after
life, are not the focus of police hit
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American Legion Activities


O Post 125
6440 5th Ave. S., St. Petersburg 347-6085
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
Lunch Served Kitchen Open Dinner 5-7pm Lunch Seed Lunch Served
am3pm 11-2 Lunch am3pm 11am-3pm
1m-Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band Breakfast 8:3011am No Lunch Served am-pmpm
Ron's Karaoke 7pm Southern Knights Band 7-1pm Ron's Karaoke 7pm Bingo 6pm
7-11pm Kitchen open

The Auxiliary's miniature golf tournament was a huge success, thanks to everyone who donated, volunteered and
participated.
Sunday, March 28 is our next blood drive from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Blood donors receive a free breakfast.
The $1,000.00 drawing is Tuesday, March 30 at 8 p.m. If you don't have a ticket, better hurry and get one before they
are all gone.
Every Monday night, from 6 p.m. until closing, is ladies night with half price drinks for the ladies.
Join us for dinner on Friday & Saturday nights from 5 to 7 p.m. The Southern Knights band plays after dinner both
nights.This Saturday, March 27, the S.A.L.'s will be serving their all-you-can-eat spaghetti & meatballs. Wednesday
nights we have bingo starting at 6 p.m. Food is available during bingo. Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. join us for euchre.
Also, we are still accepting donations for troops in Iraq. Items needed include powered drink mix for bottled water,
personal hygiene items, socks, batteries, snacks, dry food items, etc. A collection box is provided at the post. For more
information call Shirley at 510-1919. Let's show them our support!

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Free breakfast will be offered to all blood donors on April 11 at American Legion Post 305, 6999 Gulf Boulevard in St.
Pete Beach between the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Along with the Auxiliary blood drive they will be hosting a bake sale to help fund their Girls State Program. Girls State
is one of the many functions in which all Auxiliary units participate throughout the year. The Girls State program is
dedicated to area high school juniors who meet certain criteria to spend a week in Tallahassee in July for a hands-on
understanding of how bills are made and passed through the House and Senate. Proceeds from the bake sale will help
fund their expenses (housing, meals and transportation) for the week. Please visit our bake sale to buy, donate or have
coffee and a snack. Contact the lounge at 367-1596 for more information.
Check with the lounge for special events at 727-367-1596 or check out our website at www.post305.org.



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Gulfport Centennial Countdown Continues!


SulpCoutds Centen iaal

100 Week Countdown to 100 Years!


This picture was taken near the end of the trolley's long run. What
year did the streetcar service stop, and why? Answer next week.


Think you know the answer?
Send us an email with your answer, name and
phone number to News@theGabber.com


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In just 28 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
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.
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LAST WEEK'S ANSWER:
Mayor Walt Williams (1887-1957) and his
wife Inez, shown last week, were a most
important part of Gulfport. Walt was born
in North Carolina, but worked his way
south, arriving in Gulfport just in time
to point out the best location for a boat
landing to the developers who would bring
in the streetcar line. Inez was connected
through her nieces' marriages to almost
every branch of the town's first family.
The municipal pier is named after "Uncle"
Walt and his son Bert (1917-2001), also a
Gulfport mayor.


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4th Annual Caregiver's
Conference
The Midtown Health Council will
present the 4th Annual Caregiver's
Conference on Saturday, April 17
from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Suncoast
Hospice, 3050 First Avenue S. in
St. Petersburg. Featured speakers
include Edna Matt, RN, MSN,
"Staying Put & Holding On!" and
Leslie Gibson, RN, BSN, "Laughter,
The Survival Frontier!". This is a
free event to meet other caregivers,
share your experience and receive
information from local agencies that
can make your journey a little easier.
Continental breakfast and lunch
served. Event includes door prizes
and gift bags. You must register to
attend and the registration deadline
is April 12. Call the Sanderlin Center
at 321-9444 to register.

Mainsail Arts Festival
Seeks Volunteers
ST. PETERSBURG- The 35th Annual
MainsailArtsFestivalseeksvolunteers
to assist during the two-day show to be
held in Vinoy Park, on St. Petersburg's
downtown waterfront, April 17 and
18. Volunteers are needed to fill two
1/2-hour shifts between 9 a.m. and
7 p.m. on Saturday and between 10
a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The Mainsail Arts Festival features
250 artists from across the nation
exhibiting their finest original art
work, top name entertainment both
days, the Young at ARt student show,
Kids Create art tent, and a "culinary
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Volunteer assignments include selling
beverages, souvenir t-shirts and
posters on April 17 and 18. If you wish
to help, please contact Ann Vickstrom,
volunteer coordinator, via e-mail at
volunteers@mainsailartsfestival.org
or leave a message at 727-892-5885.
Thevolunteerapplicationp participation
form is also available online at www.
mainsailartsfestival.org. Volunteers
will be sent a confirmation of their
assigned date and time. In celebration
of their 35th year, they are providing
each volunteer with a Mainsail Arts


Festival T-Shirt. Please provide your
size (S, M, L, XL, XXL) when signing
up to volunteer.

Easter Musical at Park
Place Wesleyan
Park Place Wesleyan Church, 4400
70 Avenue N. in Pinellas Park, will
present the Easter Musical "Savior
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at 7:30 p.m. Free admission. Nursery
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children walked along Corey
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Good Friday Spring Fest
Gateway Christian Center, 4355
Central Avenue in St. Petersburg,
will have a Good Friday Spring Fest
on Friday, April 2 from 5-8 p.m.
Event features candy, games, prizes,
barbecue, live music, egg coloring,
face painting, hair cuts and more.
Try out the new 18-foot slide sport
center. Free. Call 327-0771.

Donations Needed for
Kittens and Puppies
SPCA Tampa Bay is requesting
donations from the community in
preparation for kitten and puppy
season. Donations include dry and
wet kitten and puppy food, kitty
litter, new puppy and kitten toys,
towels, paper towels, blankets,
collars, leashes and crates. Low
cost spay/neuter programs available.
Location is 9099 130 Avenue N. in
Largo For more information or to
view adoptable animals, visit www.
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Gulfport Springfest a Time for the Kids

Gulfport's annual Springfest
brought out a lively crowd
last Saturday afternoon, with
food, music, a clown, sidewalk
coloring contest and an Easter
Bonnet Parade. But it was the
kids that seemed to have the
most fun. Air-filled bouncy
houses and giant air slides
were full as kids lined up to
play. A few even rode the
Gyroscope and braved the
death- defying twisting and
turning. After a cold and nasty
winter, Gulfport was finally
able to celebrate Spring. the-
day was warm, teh sky was .
blue, the food was yummy and q. .
the Easter bonnets colorful :.


Top: Looking down Beach Blvd, the crowds at
Springfest last Saturday
Above: Three year old Caroline Fagan colors a
bunny potholder at the Church of the Nazarene
booth while her mother Dori Fagan looks on. She's
wearing a fabulous hat, by the way!
Above right: Gwenolyn Fields shows off her African
-based artwork at her booth in the Courtyard.
Right: Seven year old sheppard Smith is all smiles
as he and his nine year old sister Sylvie ride the
Gyroscope at Springfest.
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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Friday 3/19
Noise Complaint- 2400 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5300 BIk 8th Ave.
S.
Arrest on Warrant- 5200 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Theft- 5400 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Trouble with Individual- 2400 BIk
Beach Blvd. S.
Domestic Battery- 1900 BIk 52nd St.
S.
Theft- 5100 BIk 12th Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 5900 BIk Pelican
Bay Plaza. S.
Saturday 3/20
Noise Complaint- 5500 BIk 11th Ave.
S.
Trouble with Individual- 1200 BIk
Gray St. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5600 BIk 28th Ave.
S.


Domestic Battery- 5600 BIk 28th Ave.
S.
Theft- 4900 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 2800 BIk Beach
Blvd S.
Sunday 3/21
Arrest on Warrant- 1200 BIk 51st St.
S.
Stolen Vehicle- 5500 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Prowler- 1300 BIk 52nd St. S.
Burglary- 4900 BIk 24th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 700 BIk Gray St.
S.
Stolen Vehicle (Attempted)- 5000 BIk
18th Ave. S.
Monday 3/22
Animal Complaint- 2800 BIk Skimmer
Pt. Dr. S.


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Location Withheld.
Trouble with Individual- 4900 BIk
10th Ave. S.
Burglary- 6000 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 700 BIk Hull
St. S.
Robbery- 2200 BIk York St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 2000 BIk
56th St. S.
Prowler- 5100 BIk Tangerine Ave. S.
Tuesday 3/23
Trouble with Individual- 3000 BIk
51st St. S.
Domestic Battery- 2500 BIk 51st St.
S.
Truant- 900 BIk 58th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 900 BIk 58th
St. S.
Battery- 4900 BIk 31st St. S.
Drunk Person- 2000 BIk 49th St. S.
Criminal Mischief- 1300 BIk 59th St.
S.
Theft- 5800 BIk 28th Ave. S.
Wednesday 3/24
Violation of Court Order- 900 BIk
58th St. S.
Accident with Injuries- 5500 BIk
15th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 3000 BIk
Beach Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 2500 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Thursday 3/25
Trouble with Individual- 2000 BIk
52nd St. S.
Vessel Stop- Water Front.
Trouble with Individual- 3100 BIk
56th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1000 BIk
61st St. S.
Road Hazard- 5600 BIk 15th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk
15th Ave. S.


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Crime Awareness Meeting
By Jeri Reed
The next Gulfport Crime Awareness & Prevention Meeting will not be held
at the Neighborhood Center. We are taking our April meeting to Gulfport
Beach large pavilion on April 17 at 1 p.m. Come join your fellow neighbors
in our first City-wide Crime Watch Picnic. We are inviting everyone who lives
in Gulfport, including City Council Members, the Gulfport Police and the Fire
Departments, and the CERT Team to attend.
The event will be a pot luck picnic, so bring your favorite dish to share and
drinks and plates/utensils for yourself.
Everyone is invited to join us at the picnic to meet your fellow neighbors and
those who serve and protect us. Learn how you can be more involved in helping
to keep crime down in our neighborhoods and look out for each other. Come
and see how "YOU" can make a difference.
For more information, contact Jeri Reed at jrvolunteer@aol.com, or at 727-
548-5566 days or 727-327-3509 evenings.






Singer Steve
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Get your tickets now and enjoy a
fantastic performance from singer
and performer, Steve Wayne, Friday,
April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Catherine A.
Hickman Theater, 5501 26 Avenue
S. in Gulfport. Steve has performed
in Gulfport before and is back by
popular demand. He thrills audiences
of all ages with his velvety voice and
captivating style. He adds his own
unique romantic flair to love songs of
the 40s, 50s and 60s.
Tickets are $10 at the door or $8
in advance at the Senior Center,
5501 27 Avenue S. Cash bar and
refreshments available. The proceeds
from this event benefit the Gulfport
Senior Center Foundation. For more
information, call 727-893-2237 or
727-893-1231.

Yoga Classes in
St. Pete Beach
The St. Pete Beach Community
Center located at 7701 Boca Ciega
Drive is offering Yoga classes
appropriate for all skill levels. Check
out the St. Pete Beach website www.
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Yoga Classes, or contact Wendy
Hessinger 727-686-0123, Cathy
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plan your weekend in Gulfport.
If you haven't had the chance to
visit Gulfport website, the City
welcomes you to take a look at www.
mygulfport.us. You will find many
images on the site and if you take
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to remind you of Gulfport events.
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to other Gulfport related links in the
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To enter, homeowners are asked
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the grand prize winner. The entry fee
is a $25 donation to the IAC.
The grand prize will be a
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landscape plan valued at $2,000,
donated by Ross, a well known local
landscape architectural designer
and consultant. Lots of prizes will
be awarded in a random drawing
from all entries at the conclusion of
the contest, including gardening gift
certificates, Industrial Arts Center
memberships, Blow Your Own Glass
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Entries may be mailed to the
Industrial Arts Center at 2902A
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visit the Industrial Arts Center
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The Gulfport Community Players
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Gulfport on Thursday, April 22 at
8 p.m. This play is a comedy with
non-stop action from start to finish.
Due to the many requests the Players
have had to do this play once again,
it finally returns to Gulfport. Besides
being a great comedy, it even has a
food fight!
The story line goes like this: Gussie
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columnist and cookbook author. Her
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to work. Bernie threatened her, one
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Walter, tries hypnotism. This seems
to work, but the actual taping turns
into a nightmare of comedy, errors,
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Street S. in Gulfport.
Free and open to the public, the
expo offers materials and services
promoting knowledge about consumer
protection related matters. Event
features free shredding services to
discard unwanted personal papers,
Do-Not-Call / Opt-Out / Credit
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booths by various federal, state,
and local agencies and Consumer
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and beverages till 10:30 p.m. Live
music starts at 4 p.m. with local, up
and coming band, "Next Exit" on the
Street Stage. They welcome back
"The Venturas" to the Pavilion stage
starting at 5 p.m. "Suzette Jennings
and the Moodswingz", a crowd
favorite, will play from 8-10:30 p.m.
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9th Avenue and Gulf Way in St.
Pete Beach. Bring your blankets
and beach chairs. Food vendors and
beverages (soft drinks, beer & wine)
are available to the public. Shuttle
service will be available from 4 p.m.
till 11 p.m. at the County Beach
Park across from the Dolphin Village
Shopping Center at 4600 Gulf
Boulevard.
"Art in the Park" returns again this
year on Saturday, April 24 with local
artists selling artwork and crafts.
New this year will be a variety of
children's activities and games in
Pass-A-Grille Park.
Live music starts at 5 p.m. with "The
Hip Abduction" on the Street Stage.
There are 30+ stage side tables sold
in advance for Saturday's catered
dinner by Wayl of a Time Catering.
The tables and seats sold are directly
in front of stage for the Saturday
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p.m. The Beach Goes Pops Orchestra
starts at 7:30 p.m. and plays till 10
p.m.
Come out for an unforgettable
Beach Goes Pops weekend with your
family, friends and neighbors and
enjoy the food, music and sunsets of
Pass-A-Grille in a spectacular and
unique beach setting.
For information regarding table
sales for Saturday's catered dinner
by Wayl of a Time or sponsorship
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Community Food Pantry
The Community Food Pantry housed
in the Senior Center is available for
Gulfport residents of all ages who are
in need. Proof of address and income
is required. Thanks to the wonderful
individuals and businesses in
the great City of Gulfport who so
generously supply food items for the
pantry on an ongoing basis.


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You may start any Thursday.
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Two if by Trolley

A week in the life of a public transportation passenger


By Cathy Salustri

"Weird," my father mumbles
as we wait for the #18 bus to
pick me up. "You lose your
license or something?"
I assure him I have not.
"Just weird," He mumbles.
My father, who, as a New
York native saw public
transportation as a necessity,
doesn't understand why I
want to take the bus when
I have a perfectly good
car. No matter how many
times I explain it to him,
he just shakes his head and
mumbles "weird."
As a child, my mother, also
a New York native, took the
bus to school. As an adult
she took the bus to work. She
took the bus to the city. When
I suggest she take the Beach
Trolley with me, she tells me
in no uncertain terms that
she's done taking buses.
"All those germs," she says.
My mother's germ-o-phobia
aside, I can see why she
doesn't want to take the
bus. I didn't, either, for a
long time. I took one before
I learned to drive and all
I remember is illogical
schedules and having to
transfer a bunch of times
before I got where I needed
to go, which inevitably took
an hour or more longer than
it would have in the car I so
longed to own.
This started out as an
article about riding the oft-
maligned Gulfport Trolley to
see how many people really
used it, but as I started
planning my trips I decided I
wanted to try traveling using
only public transportation.
I would park my car for
one week and see how hard
it was-or wasn't-to get
around using the bus.
Day One: I start my seven-
day public transit adventure
on a Saturday. I decide to
buy a week pass. One small


problem: I forgot to do this
before I started my self-
imposed car-lessness, so
I must first board the bus
to find a store that sells
tickets.
I have punctuality issues,
so it comes as no shock to me
that I miss my first bus. This
is not an auspicious start,
but I can't blame the bus for
being on time when I am not.
The Beach Trolley comes
along every
30 minutes, "For safety
so I settle in small dome
small dome:
and wait.
When my allowed on
bus finally provided the3
arrives, I an enclosed
confirm with
the driver that I can't buy a
weekly pass from him. He
not only tells me where I can
get one, he says that since
I'm buying a weekly pass
when I get to my destination,
he won't charge me the $1.75
fare. Nice. I purchase my
pass for $20 I can ride any
bus in the county all week
long.
Day Two: Grocery shopping,
I discover, becomes a lot
more economical when one
must carry one's purchases
on a bus. No matter; riding
the Beach Trolley is quickly
becoming my new favorite
thing to do. The seats are
actually comfortable, and
the drivers are practically
tour guides.
Day Three: I have a
dilemma: I have to pick up
papers from Gulfport city hall
and take an unexpected shift
at my other job no later than
9:50 a.m., and I'm not sure
I can do it. I momentarily
consider just getting in
my car -that would be the
easiest thing to do-but, at
the last minute, decide to
trust public transportation.
I meet the Gulfport Trolley
at 75th Avenue on the
beach and am surprised to


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see people disembarking.
It's just past 8 a.m. and the
people getting off the trolley
are all dressed for work at
the Tradewinds.
Anyone who has ever praised
Gulfport's community and its
small-town feel would love
its trolley drivers. This route
is run by the city, who hopes
that PSTA (the Pinellas
Suncoast Transit Authority)
will see its success and make
it one
nd convenience, of its
regular
tic animals are
routes.
DSTA vehicles Amanda,
are contained in m y
animal carrier." dr iv er,
knows
her fares by name and where
they want to go. She knows
who recently quit smoking
and who has trouble with
their knees. I get the sense
that she is much more than a
driver to these regulars.
I ask her where I need to
get off and what time she'll
be back and she tells me all
these things, adding in that
if I'm not back in time she
will wait a few minutes for
me.
Day Four: Today I take
my first transfer, taking the
Beach Trolley to 75th Avenue
and transferring to the 35,
which will take me to South
Pasadena and then onto the
bike shop on Central.
I assumed that PSTA didn't
allow dogs or cats or snakes
or sugar gliders on the bus;
only when I scoured their
web site looking for the
Google Trip Planner did I
find this:
"For safety and convenience,
small domestic animals are
allowed on PSTA vehicles
provided they are contained
in an enclosed animal
carrier."
Even so, I expect the driver
to question me. He does not.
Calypso sees this as a grand


adventure. Taking a small
dog on the bus is amazingly
easy. The transfers go
flawlessly and my last driver
of the day asks if he can pet
Calypso.
Day Five: I'm riding
the Beach Trolley when I
notice a small boy with his
grandparents. They don't
seem to have a destination
in mind; rather, it's the
trolley ride itself that's the
attraction. The tiny blonde
boy sits on his grandmother's
lap, excitedly announcing,
"I saw the .il.-ii' when a
break in the resorts allows a
glimpse of the Gulf.
This is not the first time I
see small children riding the
Beach Trolley as a form of
entertainment rather than a
means to an end.
Day Six: I've gotten better
at getting to the bus stop
on time, but I'm still not
perfect. I find myself walking
to places rather than wait
another 30 minutes for the
next trolley. I also realize
that, at some point, I'm going
to have to do laundry and I
really don't want to bring my
lacy unmentionables on the
bus.
I also have to interview
whichever candidate wins
the Gulfport Ward One
election, so I board the
Gulfport Trolley and head
into Gulfport. I catch the
last trolley home, wishing
desperately for a shelter at
the ('lyinm.- Park stop as I
shiver in the wind. The driver
remembers me and knew to
look for me at the stop. He
asks me how things went at
Habana Caf6 and I offer him
my leftover shrimp.
Day Seven: I board the
Gulfport Trolley and transfer
to the 79 to get to The Gabber
office. I feel like an old hand,
knowing my route numbers
and where to pick up the
next bus. I even advise a


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woman who wants to know where to
get off for the 79. My transfer stop
is sheltered, and it's a good thing
because it starts to rain while I'm on
my way to Gulfport.
I arrive at The Gabber early for our
Friday morning writer's meeting-the
first time that's happened in at least
a year. I reverse the process to get
home: Take the 79, then the Gulfport
Trolley home.
So what are the pros and cons
of taking public transportation in
Pinellas County? Well, bus travel
is much easier than when I was a
teenager. Google Trip Planner (found
at PSTA.net) tells you exactly what
bus to take and when and will base
your routes on either your desired
departure or arrival time.
However, when I first tried to use it
to get to Gulfport, I realized that the
much-touted Google feature didn't
include the Gulfport Trolley route
at all. Furthermore, to even see the
Gulfport Trolley route on PSTA's web
site you must download it as a pdf file
rather than view it as a web page,
as riders-or prospective ones-can
do with the other routes. Given that,
the 700+ riders the Gulfport trolley
carried last week are something of a
miracle.
The drivers, too, are friendlier than
I remember from my teens (although
that might have had to do with my
being an obnoxious teenager than
anything else): with one exception,
every Beach Trolley and Gulfport
Trolley driver went out of his or her
way for passengers. Drivers don't just
answer passenger questions about
which bus to take, they share their
amazing wealth of local knowledge
with them. Want to know where
Sylvester Stallone lives? How about
where to get a good seafood dinner?
They can tell you. When the Beach
Trolley hits spring break traffic
going over the Memorial Causeway,
it is our driver who jokes and puts
a crowded bus at ease. These men
and women are perhaps some of the
best ambassadors of the beaches and
Gulfport their respective chambers of
commerce could hope to have.
Despite these things, riding the bus
isn't for everyone. It's not all writers,
tourists, and Tradewinds employees
on the bus: the bus carries its share
of drunks and other less-than-
contributing members of society. It
requires planning. Buses, despite

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a mighty impressive collection of
technology, run late sometimes, and
when they do, connecting buses don't
always wait.
"The riders, they're the superstars
of this thing," one of the Gulfport
Trolley drivers tells me. "They have
to be like quarterbacks." I understand
exactly what he means, because
knowing where to go and how to get
there is a playbook all its own.
The trolleys and buses are cheap
if you use them frequently ($55 a
month for most, less for seniors and
school-aged kids and teens) and not
so bad for the occasional trip ($4 a
day or $1.75 per trip). Weekly passes
cost $20. All of these fares include
the Gulfport Trolley and other city-
run trolleys, like the Jolly Trolley.
I started my week wonde-ring if I
could really do every-thing I needed
while traveling via trolleys and buses
and found that yes, I can. Can you?
Well,
that depends. I know two men
who perform essentially the
same job in different parts
of Pinellas: one lives in the
Lakewood area and works in
St. Pete Beach. A 13-minute
car ride turns into an hour-
plus adventure that routes
him through downtown St.
Pete and involves three
different buses to get him
to the beach; he could \.Ik ,
to work in less time. T'i.-.
other man lives in St. P. .-I
Beach and works in
Clearwater. He takes
the Beach Trolley
and gets to work
in less time than it
takes the
first man
to make
what
should be
a six-mile 0
trip.
I am
lucky to -
live where i
I live
and work .
where and
how I work.
I need to g.-1
to Gulfport
city council
every other
week and


Gabber offices every Friday morning,
and I travel to Dolphin Village on the
beach for my other job. The Beach
Trolley and the Gulfport Trolley both
have stops less than 100 feet from my
house, andtake me almost everywhere
I want to go.
While I would love to give up my car
and its $300-plus-per-month carrying
charges (payments, insurance, and
gas), I'm keeping it. I think the key
is in compromise: I'll keep the car
but take the bus or trolley when it's
practical. I can lower my insurance by
driving less and cut way down on fuel
costs, but I can't justify selling the
car. And while I'm not about to load
a week's worth of laundry on a bus,
but take the trolley to Clearwater to
see my mom and dad (who still think
I'm weird)?
Absolutely.
Contact Cathy Salustri at
CathySalustri@TheGabber.com.






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Volunteers Needed
for Soup Kitchen
The Salvation Army of St.
Petersburg is seeking volunteers
to staff its community soup kitchen
on Saturday and Sundays from 12
noon to 6 p.m. Volunteers will assist
staff in serving meals to the clients
who come to the soup kitchen each
day for the noon and evening meals.
They will be involved in serving, and
clearing tables as clients arrive and
depart during the meal hours.
To volunteer please contact Gail
Stark, Community Relations
Coordinator at (727) 550-8080, ext.
332 or by email at Gail_Stark@uss.
salvationarmy.org.

New Zumba Class
The Gulfport Recreation Center is
now offering Zumba classes. Zumba
is an international dance cardio
workout that incorporates dances
such as Salsa, Merengue, Hip Hop,
etc., with no experience needed.
Classes will be on Thursdays from
6:30-7:30 p.m. starting March 4. The
cost is $10 per class or $8 per class if
you pay by the month. Please contact
Daniela (instructor) at 561-302-6174
or John at the rec. center at 893-1079
for more information. Please register
in advance.

SPCA Raises
Adoption Fees
SPCA Tampa Bay adoption prices
have increased by $10 to include an
animal's microchip and registration
fee. The new prices are: kittens
(under 6 mos.) $45 and cats (over 6
mos.) $35. Canines include puppies
(under 6 mos.) $110, dogs (under
25 lbs.) $160 and dogs (over 6 mos.
and 25 lbs.) $45. Shelter is located
at 9099 130 Avenue N., Largo. Hours
are Tuesday-Thursday 11-7 p.m.;
Friday 11-6 p.m.; Saturday 11-5 p.m.;
Sunday noon to 5 p.m. and Monday
closed. For more information or to
view adoptable animals, visit www.
spcatampabay.org or call 727-586-
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CABA Memberships
for 2010
The Corey Area Business
Association (CABA) is now accepting
memberships for the 2010 year. If you
have a business in the Corey Avenue/
Downtown St. Pete Beach area and
would like to become a member of
this bustling business community,
please contact Kathi Hansen at
Corey Corners, 350 Corey Avenue
or call 727-498-8778. Membership
to this growing association offers
many perks to help you promote
your business. For a list of current
members go to www.coreyave.com.

Live Music Offered at
Gulfport Fresh Market
GULFPORT: Frank Hewlett plays
guitar, cracks jokes, tell stories and
sings tunes that originatedin the days
before iPods. Some of the questions
posed on his website offer clues to
what music you might expect from
him: "Are Turtles and Monkees more
than just animals in a zoo to you?"
or "When I say Puff, do you think


Dragon rather than Daddy?" It's no
wonder he has nicknamed himself
"The Geezer." Frank "The Geezer"
Hewlett is the featured musician at
the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market,
each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on
Beach Blvd. in Gulfport's Waterfront
Arts District.
Choices at the Market have grown
tremendously over the last few
months There are new vendors
and new choices each week. At the
Market, the Gulfport Merchants
Association offers a booth with
information about upcoming events,
as well as local shops and eateries.
Stop by to find out about upcoming
Art Walks, festivals and many other
events. The Merchants' booth also
accepts donations of non-perishable
food and toiletries for the Gulfport
Senior Center Pantry. Donations go
to local families in need.
For more information about the
Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market, or
if you are interested in becoming a
vendor, contact Daniel Hodge at 727-
366-4086. More information is also
available at www.GulfportMA.com.


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St. Anthony's
Auxiliary News
The next event for the Auxiliary
is a Salute to Administrative
Professionals in the area to be
held on April 21 at Feather Sound
Country Club. At this luncheon,
an Administrative Professional of
the Year will be selected from the
nominees and presented at that time.
Emcees will be Reggie Roundtree
and Heather Van Nest of 10 Connect
News.

South Pasadena Annual
Scholarship Award
South Pasadena residents and
high school graduating students of
the City of South Pasadena have
until May 28, 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
school.
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.
fl.us. For more information, call the
City Clerk's office at 347-4171.

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.

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
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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.


New Pre-K Program in
St. Pete Beach
ST. PETE BEACH: A brand new
program for Pre-Kindergarten kids
ages 3 to 6 is coming to the St. Pete
Beach Community Center. "Music,


Movement and More" is a dynamic
program that engages kids each week
with a different theme. Every week
the theme corresponds to a different
song and dance, a take-home craft
project and snack time. The program
runs every Tuesday and Thursday
from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the St. Pete
Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca
Ciega Drive, and costs $15 per week.
All classes are led by a licensed early
childhood facilitator with over 20
years experience. Call 363-9245 for
more information.


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study-related physical exams and laboratory tests a no cost. You
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Sale to Benefit
Holiday Outreach
The Angel Outreach Committee
of Pasadena Community Church is
sponsoring an after-Easter sale on
Saturday, April 10 from 8-1 p.m.
This event will be in Jerger Hall, 227
70 Street S. and directly behind the
church. Sale items will include toys,
books, collectibles, glassware and
other gently used household items.
Coffee and donuts will be available
for the early birds and the grill will
open at 10:30 a.m. Soft drinks and
snacks will also be available. Cost of
a vendor table is $20. Space is limited
to sign up now.

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holiday outreach which includes a
toy drive, Angel Child adoption tree
and children's Christmas party for
struggling families in the community.
For information, to donate or
volunteer, call Katherine Benson at
341-1296.

Book Donations Needed
Donations of books are needed by
the Bookstore of The Friends of the
West St. Petersburg Community
Library located on the St. Petersburg
College Gibbs Campus, corner of
8th Ave North and 67th Street


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Demi Portions and Delivery Available
"Where Friends Meet To Eat", more than just a slogan at Gigi's
since 1967, our family owned and operated Italian Trattorias are
legendary for award winning pizzas, traditional pastas entrees,
hand carved steaks and fresh seafood. Compliment your
experience with our homemade Sangria or choose from our
selective wine list. Full service bar available at our Pasadena
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North. The proceeds from the sale of
these items are used to fund special
children's and adult programs to
benefit the community. They are a
volunteer non-profit c-3 organization
and can provide a receipt to you for
your possible tax deduction. Please
call Elaine Wenstrom at 253-6904.

Rotary Club of
St. Petersburg
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Thursday at
noon at Gigi's Italian 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.

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 medicalproblems,
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.

Old Cell Phones Can
Be Lifeline for Seniors
Donate your old cell phones to the
Senior Safety Phone Project, which
provides seniors in Pinellas and Pasco
counties with free emergency cell
phones. The Area Agency on Aging
of Pasco Pinellas collects donated
cell phones, tests and charges the
phones, and then distributes them to
seniors in the community. For a full
list of the donation and distribution
sites in Pasco and Pinellas counties,
please call the Senior Helpline at
1-800-96ELDER (1-800-963-5337).

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Sign Up for Pancreatic
Cancer 5K Run/Walk
The St. Pete Road Runners Club
is teaming up with the Tampa
Bay Affiliate of the Pancreatic
Cancer Action Network to host the
Second Annual "PurpleStride" 5K
Competitive Run and Family Walk.
This event is to raise awareness
and funds for pancreatic cancer
research will be held on Saturday,
May 22 at 8:30 a.m. at the War
Veteran's Memorial Park. Enter as
a team or individual. Great fajitas
and ice cream post-race party made
possible by sponsors Cody's Original
Roadhouse and Unilever.
For more details visit www.
PurpleStride.org or to inquire about
sponsorships or volunteering please
contact Tracy Connolly at Tracy_
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Enter the Labyrinth
Located at 5001 20 Avenue S. in
Gulfport (east of the elementary
school) is the labyrinth. A labyrinth
is an ancient symbol that relates to
wholeness. It combines the imagery
of the circle and the spiral into a
meandering but purposeful path.
Open seven days, noon till sundown.
Free admission. Call Mike at 727-
418-7359 for more information.

Get Ready for
Spring Boating
Get the annual service performed
on your boat and engine, inspect
your battery, clean terminals and top
off electrolyte as needed. Check and
clean electronic connections. Make
sure that your anchor line or mooring
lines are not frayed and replace rusty
chain, shackles and thimbles. Add
stabilizer to your fuel and replace the
fuel- water separator filter. Inspect,
and clean all PFDs and storage areas.
Make sure all fire extinguishers are
charged and serviceable, and your
flares have not expired. Inspect all
running and anchor lights, clean
terminals and replace bulbs as
needed. Check the bilge pumps are
operating and that the auto switch is
functioning. Replace outdated charts
and tide tables.
Boating Skills and Seamanship
Programs are presented by the
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Tuesday night from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at
1300 Beach Dr. SE in St. Petersburg.
Call 727-898-1324 for information.
Completion satisfies the state of
Florida boater safety education
requirements.

Bring Donations to
Gulfport Fresh Market
GULFPORT, FL: The Gulfport
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.


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* X-ray Evaluations and Expert Radiology
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Pasadena Card Club
Pasadena Card Club offers duplicate
bridge Monday through Friday at 10
Park Street N. starting at 12:30 p.m.
and contract bridge and pinochle
Tuesday and Thursday at 12 noon.
For information, call David at
381-5944.

PARC Thrift Store
Needs Donations
Due to an increase in community
need, the PARC Thrift Store at
5825 66 Street N. in St. Petersburg
is immediately collecting electronic
and furniture donations. The PARC
Thrift Store is able to pick up large
donations with advance notice.
Donations of electronics and furniture
may be delivered to the PARC Thrift
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benefit the children and adults with
developmental disabilities at PARC.
For more information, please call
Ron Hoover, PARC Thrift Store
Manager, at 727-541-4493.

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
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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 does not
automatically 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 accepted.
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.
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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:
SBank of America, 8181 54AvenueN.
Hours: 9:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday.
* St. James UnitedMethodist 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.
Friday.

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,
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advocates who protect the rights of
elders residing in nursing homes,
assisted living facilities and adult
family care homes. The program's
local councils are seeking additional
volunteers to identify, investigate
and resolve residents' concerns.
Special training and certification is
provided.
All interested individuals who care
about protecting the health, safety,
welfare and rights of long-term care
facility residents -- who often have no
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1960 Class of
Largo High Reunion
The 1960 Class of Largo High School
will hold their 50th class reunion
in May 2010. Other years may
also attend. For information email
DKLEAL@aol.com or call Dee at 727-
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Attorney Keith Sanders,

Handles Bankruptcies with Experi-


Y ou could say my
motto is 'been
there, done that',"
says Keith Sanders, from
Sanders Law, P.A.
He says that for two
reasons. First, he says
his more than 18 years
of experience as an at-
torney specializing in
handling "literally thou-
sands" of bankrupt-
cies means that he has
dealt with virtually any
kind of problem or issue
that might arise with
them. And, secondly,
he had to file a Chapter
13 bankruptcy himself a
few years ago. He says
that experience makes
him very sensitive to the
kinds of things people
face when making the
difficult decision to file.
"Most attorneys have
never been in a situa-
tion where they have
been worried about how
to keep the lights on, but
I have been there myself
so I can really relate to
what people are going
through," said Sanders.
"Plus, many people are
very embarrassed when
they come to me, but
when I tell them how
embarrassing it was for
me to have to stand in
front of judges and col-
leagues who knew me
and go through the pro-
cess myself, that usu.


ally helps to put people
more at ease and under-
stand that I have been
there and done that MY-
SELF."
"You know, in 99 per-
cent of bankruptcy cases
the situation is that bad
things happen to good
people. They have gone
through an expensive
health crisis or a divorce
or just got in over their
head with debt."
He began his career as
a staff attorney for the
U.S. Trustee in Atlanta.
He is licensed to practice
law in both Florida and
Georgia.
"I like what I do be-
cause I feel like I can
help people get a fresh
start," said Sanders.
"Since the initial con-
sultation is free, you re-
ally don't have anything
to lose to meet with me
and we can assess your
situation and see how
it might be best for you
to proceed. Bankruptcy
can be one solution to
getting back on your feet
financially, but it may
not be the best or only
solution for you.
Sanders has held a


number oi seminars ana
written professional pa-
pers concerning bank-
ruptcy law in general,
ECF requirements and
new issues. He is a
former director of the
Bankruptcy Section of
the State Bar of Geor-
gia.
The firm also handles
Short Sale negotiations,
defense against foreclo-
sures, wills & trusts,
and civil litigation.
Outside of the court-
room, Sanders lives in
an unusual home in
Gulfport that was one
of the featured proper-
ties in a recent Pink Fla-
mingo Tour of Homes. It
has a tree growing right
up through the floor and
up through the ceiling of
his kitchen. He has five
dogs and a cat.


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Join Gulf Beaches
Relay for Life
TREASURE ISLAND: The 2010
American Cancer Society Relay
for Life of the Gulf Beaches gets
underway at the Bilmar Beach
Resort on Treasure Island Beach
April 16 and 17.
Relay For Life events are held
overnight as teams camp out at
an athletic track, beach, park or
other gathering area, with the
goal of keeping at least one team
member on the track or pathway at
all times throughout the evening.
Teams do most of their fundraising
prior to the event, but also hold
creative fundraisers at their camp
sites during the event. Relay
brings together friends, families,
businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-
basedgroups... people from allwalks
of life all aimed at furthering the
American Cancer Society's efforts
to save lives by helping people stay
well, by helping them get well, by
finding cures and by fighting back.
"Relay is a unique opportunity for
the community to come together to
celebrate people who have battled
cancer, remember those we've lost,
and fight back against the disease,"
said Christine Hartman, Community
Representative of the American
Cancer Society. "Many of the
participants are cancer survivors,
which serves as a reminder that the
Gulf Beaches are not immune to this
disease and that by participating
in Relay, we are joining with the
American Cancer Society's efforts
to create a world with less cancer
and more birthdays," Ms Hartman
added.
Funds raised at the Relay for
Life Gulf Beaches are enabling the
American Cancer Society to impact
the lives of those touched by cancer
within the community.
The event kicks off honoring the Gulf
Beaches cancer survivors and their
caregivers followed by a reception.
All survivors and their caregivers
are asked to register for the event
as well and relay team captains and
their team participants.
Relayfor Life's Luminaria Ceremony
takes place after sundown, honoring
the community's cancer survivors
and remembering those lost to the
disease. Participants will circle
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a track that is surrounded with
glowing luminaria that bear the
name of someone who has battled
cancer.
To register your team or
register for the survivor activities
please visit www.relayforlife.
org/gulfbeachesfl. For more
information in forming your team,
contact Nancy Williamson, Team
Development Chair at 727-581-9644
or ACS Community Representative,
Christine Hartman at christine.
hartman@cancer.org or 727-812-
7026.
Please consider joining the Gulf
Beaches community in the fight
against cancer.

Host Families Needed
for Exchange Students
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high school students from many
countries around the world. The
students are between 15 17 years
of age and will attend school for an


academic year or semester at your
local high school.
There is no such thing as a typical
host family. They accept single
parents, retired couples, families
with small children, teens or no
children at all! You can have a great
experience hosting an International
teen. The students are prescreened,
speak English and are looking
forward to learning about our
culture while teaching Americans
about theirs.
Students will have medical
insurance and their own spending
money to cover clothing, school
expenses, entertainment, etc. Host
families should provide not only a
loving home and food for their daily
meals, but also a quiet place to be
able to study and bedroom to rest.
Although host families are not paid,
one is eligible to claim a charitable
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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.

Meals on Wheels
Needs Drivers
Volunteers are needed to deliver hot,
nutritious meals to the homebound
throughout Pinellas County.
Volunteering for the Neighborly
Meals on Wheels program is a hands-
on, front line experience. If you have
11/ hours midday to help in your
own neighborhood, you could help
improve someone's life and make a
real difference in this critical area
of need. Meals are picked up at a
site near you and delivered to the
homebound in your area (maps and
directions are provided).
Many Pinellas County seniors are
living alone, too poor to buy food,
or too frail to shop and cook for
themselves. And the need is growing
every day. Do someone else a favor
and you will be doing yourself one!
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Dog Obedience Classes
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ST. PETE BEACH, FL: Dog
Obedience classes are now being
taught at the St. Pete Beach
Community Center, located at 7701
Boca Ciega Drive. Instructor Phyllis
Mazzaris will teach participants basic
dog obedience and training through
positive reinforcement during weekly
one-hour sessions. Class dates and
times vary depending on need so
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1054 or (727)459-3562. You can
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6-week session and make your pooch
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2nd Mile Recovery
Group
Meetings promote growth in Christ
and recovery from addictions. Open
to all those affected by addiction


whether individually afflicted or
burdened with someone who is.
Meetings will be held Tuesdays at
5:30 p.m. at Tradewinds Church
located at 6740 Park Street S., So.
Pasadena. Call 344-1501 for more
information.

SPCA Offers Tours
The SPCA Tampa Bay offers private
shelter tours to school groups and
visitors to educate those about the
importance of animal responsibility
and how it relates to compassion and
respect towards other human beings.
To learn more about the SPCA
Tampa Bay education programs
including in-school presentations or
Camille's Summer Camp, contact
the SPCA Tampa Bay. Wish list
items for animals are appreciated.
Reservations are required for school
and group visits. No more than 30
guests per group tour. To learn more
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Five couples living at Envoy Point in St. Pete Beach celebrated their 50th
wedding anniversaries on March 21. The wedding procession began with the
irreverent "Revered" Joe DeMarco and his assistant, "Rabbi" Jim Mazza with
90 year old Florence MacNellis serving as the ring bearer.
The brides presented their grooms with ball and chains and each couple
renewed their vows promising to stay together until "the money runs out".
When asked how they met, they answered "through a mail order catalogue",
"on a blind date", "as a stewardess and copilot on a flight to New York", "on
a train ride from Ann Arbor to Chicago" and "in high school". When asked
how these five couples accomplished the Miracle of 50, their answers were
both serious and humorous. "Love, patience, respect, open communications,
laughing at oneself, great children and friends, common goals and values"...
and "deafness, always saying yes to your wife" and as one husband put it "I
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disabled with the SHINE (Serving
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SHINE volunteers are both active
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If you have an inquiring mind,
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Calling All Future
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Pinellas County needs at least 125
Big Brothers to meet the needs of
their current waiting list. Make a
difference in a child's life. There are
several different programs to suit
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JEFF'S LAWN SERVICE- Mowing, Trimming,
Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and
Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable
rates, 727-341-0185
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Prices. Licensed and Insured. You Will Be
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LAWNS MOWED $12.50 AND-Up. Land-
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Cleaned, Handyman Experienced, Reliable.
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Lawn Care, Landscape Design, Mulching, Ir-
rigation, Tree & Shrub Pruning. Commercial,
Residential, Free Estimates 727-560-2743.


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"We make your trees feel beautiful"
'.- Trees cleaned, elevated
Property Maintenance
Stump grinding
Hazardous limb removal
Lic.# 0700008985 Storm and roof protection
Insured
727-322-1849 or 727-215-8601

FOWLER'S COMPLETE
LAWN SERVICE
We Will Beat any Competetive Price. Weekly,
Bi-Weekly, Monthly. Free Estimates. Senior
Discount. 727-688-0394.
GREAT YARD WORK-Cutting, Edging, Rak-
ing Leaves, Clean Up Lots, Apartment Clean-
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20 Years
Experience Licensed/Insured
Lic.# FL-0203A

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Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris
Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave,
727-215-2229.

EXPERT SPRINKLER
REPAIR
Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years
Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps.
439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312.


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Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
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BYRON JOHNSON PAINTING PLUS, INC.-
Interior/Exterior Painting, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Li. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
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sured. Overnights, Dog Walking, Pet Taxi. 727-
251-2428.Gulfport/S. Pasadena, W. St. Pete
& Beaches.


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TRAVELING HAIR-
DRESSER AVAILABLE
Licensed & Insured. Please Call Lois at 522-
4562 or Cell 410-5419.
SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS InYour Home.
Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All
Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632.
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Pasadena. 31yrs. Same Location. Owner Re-
tiring. Beautiful Setting. Will Train. Please Call
Jack. 727-344-2202.
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NEED PERSONAL CARE-Assistance for my
mother with severe Alzheimer's. Must live very
near Tierra Verde. Call Tedd Driver 727-214-
0477.
ONE LICENSED BARBER-and Two Braid-
ers or Stylists. Brand New Barber & Styling
Chairs, Booth Rental $100/wk. Great Loca-
tion. 727-430-0033.
HANDYPERSON- Part Time on Call. Must
Have Tools & Truck. Rent-A-Hand, Lic.# 5842.
347-3424.
MAN FRIDAY- Some Travel, Credit Card,
Working Cell Phone, Dependable Transporta-
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ANTIQUES
It's Fun! Gulfport Beach Antiques & Collect-
ibles + Gulfport U.S. Post Office, 3115 Beach
Blvd. S., 727-381-8548.


1993 FORD ESCORT STATION WAGON- Ap-
prox 72,000 Miles, A/C, Spare Tire Included.
Well Maintained. $2000. 727-321-5305.
UP TO $500
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. 727-458-
3721, 727-458-7710.


FURNITURE REPAIR IN HOME!-Dents,
Scratches, Broken Legs, Recliners, Uphol-
stery. All types of Furniture Assembly, Etc.
23yrs Experience. Affordable. 813-558-0646,
727-289-8262.


40' 1972 UTILITY BOAT- Owned by Fred Mor-
gan & a 30' Sailboat, 1972 owned by William
Walker will be sold to the high bidder on April
13, 2010 at 7p.m. @ 235 15th Ave. S.E., St.
Petersburg, FI 33701
THE BOOK LADY SAYS- Wear a Classy Em-
broidered Gulfport Tee Shirt, $17.95. Small
Adventures Book Shop, 3107 Beach Blvd 727-
347-8732. Closed Sunday & Monday.
I NEED LEGAL GUIDANCE-and Assistance
of a Lawyer or Paralegal who has Experience
in Malpractice. Also in Civil Appeals Case.
James Daniels 727-527-3237 or 727-831-
5071.
LIGHT WEIGHT WHEEL CHAIR-Great Shape
$40. 727-776-5233.
CRAFT SUPPLIES-Ribbon, greenery, jewelry,
glass, pics, etc. Call 743-7431.
OTHER WORLDS
Has Moved to Oldsmar Flea Market, Booth
1-22. Drums, Harps, Flutes, Bagpipes, Sitars
& More. Great Selection of Gemstone Jewelry.
Sat-Sun. 9-4p.m. 727-345-2800.
www.theotherworlds.com.

GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
2 CEMETARY PLOTS-in Beautiful Royal Palm
North. (Peace Garden 3), Side by Side. $2000.
for Both. 727-323-1491.
CANNON AE-1 FILM CAMERA- with wide
angle and short lens. $125 firm. Call the Gab-
ber office 727-321-6965.


COLUMBIA MEN'S BIKE-& Pioneer Ladies
Bike. Best Offer. 856-534-9945.


WET SLIPS-From 25' to 55' Sail of Power.
$7/F. Easy Access to Gulf. 4 Slips Left. 727-
641-6465.
WE GO THERE! 321-6965


FIBERGLASS BOAT REPAIR-Buff & Wax,
$9.95/Hr. Glass/Gelcoat Repair, Fluid Change,
Shaft Alignment, Motor Repair. Trouble Shoot-
ing, 24 Years Exp. Call Steve, 727-365-3210.


TECHNICS DIGITAL ORGAN- W/Bench. Full
Size. Excellent Condition. Retail $8000, Ask-
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good home. Spay & Shots. Must be an indoor
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for your Guns or Guitars. Discrete Local Se-
nior. 727-804-2381.


FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that St. Petersburg
Properties, Inc., desiring to engage in busi-
ness under the fictitious name Suncoast Build-
ing Contractors located in Pinellas County,
Florida, intends to register the said name with
the Division of Corporations, Florida Depart-
ment of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of
the Florida Statutes. April 1, 2010.
PLACEYOUR AD HERE- $13.00 for 20 words,
includes notarized affidavit of publication and
tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965.
FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Chocolate Special-
ties by Joe, LLC., desiring to engage in busi-
ness under the fictitious name Joe Higgins
Consulting located in Pinellas County, Florida,
intends to register the said name with the Di-
vision of Corporations, Florida Department of
State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Flori-
da Statutes. April 1,2010.


ALL NATIONS DRUM CORP-Thur. & Fri.
8am.-? 4726 15th Ave. S.
4534 18TH AVENUE S.-Friday & Saturday
9-5pm. Microwave, Household Items, Room
Carpet (mauve), Ceiling Fan, Outside Lights,
Teen and Women Clothes, Jewelry, Shoes.
Prom Dresses, Gown. Large Office Printer
with Cartridges and Much More!
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9-4P.M.- 6129 3rd Ave.
S. Nice Clean Household & Yard Items Priced
to Sell.
5000 14TH AVE. SO.- Gulfport. Sat. 9-5pm.
Household Items, Clothes, Variety Items.


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Pasadena Community UM Church
Jerger Hall 227-70th Ave. S.
Saturday, April 10th, 8am lpm
Collectables, Clothing, Toys,
Lots More!



2409 59TH ST. S.- Gulf Clubs, Tools, Linens,
Dishes, Baby Furniture, Fri. & Sat. 8:30.
LARGE, LARGE GARAGE SALE-Big & Small
Items. Fri./Sat. 8am-6pm. 4510 22nd Ave. So.

GULFPORT
FLEA MARKET
9th Ave. S. & 50th St. S.
9-3pm Thursday Friday Saturday
Limit 1 per customer drinks not included
Your One Stop Vendors Spaces Available
SHOPI Call 258-1429

HUGH MOVING SALE-Thur.-Sat. April 1st-
3rd. Everything Must Go! Appliances, Furni-
ture, Electronics, Tools, Ceramic Supplies, T-
Shirt Machine, and All Sorts of Odds & Ends.
6348 41st. Ave. N. St. Pete. 33709. (located
near 66th St. and 38th Ave. N.)
BIZARRE BAZAAR- Edie is having another
Mega Sale. April 1, 2, & 3 from 9am Sun-
down. No early birds. 1548 Canterbury Rd. N.
(off Tyrone & 58th) look for signs
COLLECTORS ESTATE SALE-Antiques, Ja-
dite, Graniteware, Etc. 4/1 & 4/2. 63rd St. S.
Gulfport. (follow signs from 64th St. S. & Gulf-
port Blvd. 9am.-3pm. No Early Birds!
716 75TH ST. N.-Friday, Saturday & Sunday
8am.-3pm.

SHORE DRIVE APTS.
COMMUNITY SALE
1824 Shore Dr. S. Friday Some, Saturday
Lots! 9am.-1pm. Furniture, Plus Size Clothes
& Much More!



3-MONTHS LOST CAT-Black Long Hair,
Male, Lost Near 50th & Gulfport. 343-2464.



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.


TOWNSHORES CONDO-1BR/1BA Deluxe.
First floor, Waterviews, 55+. No Pets, $700/
Mo. plus Security. Annual, Includes; Cable,
Gas and Water 727-343-4930.
BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES 1BR/1BA-3rd
floor, 55+. 1yr. Lease. Newly Updated, Cov-
ered Parking. Move-in Ready, Marina View.
$625/Mo. plus 1 st/last/security. 954-270-4882.
SO. PASADENA -Nice 1BR Apt. Screened
Deck, Lovely Pool, Fishing Dock, Quiet and
Peaceful. 55+, $575/Mo. 727-289-4436. Ref-
erences, No Dog.
GREAT DEAL!-$700/Mo. includes water, elec-
tric & cable. Great Location on Pinellas Trail.
Remodeled 1Br/1Ba. C/H/A, W/D, No Pets.
Karen, 727-776-5233.
S. PASADENA WATERFRONT-2BR/2BA 14th
floor Condo. W/Direct View of Boca Ciega &
Gulf. Amazing Sunsets, Secure Bldg. Carport,
Renovated throughout. W/Maple Cabinetry,
Granite Countertops and New Carpets. Ame-
nities include Heated Pool w/hot Tub, Exercise
room, Game room, Sauna and Steam room.
$1100/Mo. 727-244-4092.
KENWOOD 2826 9TH AVE. N.- Newly Re-
modeled 1BR/1BA, $550/Mo. & $550 Deposit.
Water Included. 727-347-7423.
GULFPORT FULL-1 Bedroom. CH&A, Ter-
razzo Floors. No Pets. $650/Mo. Ist/last/se-
curity. Water Included. Stetson Vicinity. DAN
YINGST REALTY 727-321-5258.
SMALL ROOM FOR RENT IN -Gulfport. $100/
Wk Includes Cable & Utilities. 727-481-5379.
COTTAGE ON BUS-Line. Gulfport. 1BR/1BA
Dishwasher, W/D, Water, WiFi Included, $625/
Mo. 1st/Last. Special 1st Month $500. Clean &
Quiet. Available 4/28. 727-384-9154 or 727-
565-5719.
GULFPORT IMMACULATE 1BR/1BA. $550/
Mo. C/H/A, W/S/G Paid, Laundry. Small Quiet
Complex. Petless, Smokeless. Reserved Park-
ing. 727-360-4054. Leave Message.
TOWN SHORES CONDO- Great View,Top
floor, corner unit. 2BR/2BA. 55+, No pets, Inc.
cable. $975/mo. annual. 727-542-2445.
SECTION 8 3BR/2BA-$950/Mo. Near Bartlett
Park, Excellent Condition. WALTON REALTY
727-458-3613.
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT 1 BR, office, ful-
ly furnished, fenced patio. Non-smoker. $750/
mo. includes utilities/cable/interenet. Jaime-
frame@aol.com 541-829-7309.
LARGE 2/1 CONDO/APT-55+. Nice, Clean,
Quiet. 5880 38th Ave. N. St. Pete, 7 Closets,
1= walk-in) C/H/A, No Smokers/Pets. Lease
$675/Mo. 727-345-1029.
1401 60TH ST.S.-3BR/2BA, $1250-1500/Mo.
One Block From Stetson, Detached Garage,
Fenced yard. 727-235-5146.


ST. PETE WATERFRONT CONDO- Corner
Unit, 2BR/1BA, Like New, Large Balcony w/
Rear Fishing Dock, Manatee Friendly, Excel-
lent Fishing. $775/Mo. No Dogs/Cats.Call Bob,
727-347-2921, 727-458-6459.
PASADENA CHATEAU TOWER -Great Wa-
terview 9th floor, Pool, Remodeled, Unfur-
nished 2BR/2BA, Balcony, W/D, Secured Bldg.
$995/Mo. Yearly. Ralston's Realty Co. Diane,
727-367-6702.
NEAR SPC & PINELLAS TRAIL-Large
1BR/1BA. Clean & Quiet. No Pets Please.
$550/Mo. plus Security 727-455-1744.
GULFPORT DUPLEX-$665/mo. & Security
Deposit. 1BR Old Florida charm, Nice Yard
Parking & WSG included. Smokeless Please.
No Section 8. 727-424-6085.
GREAT LANDLORD LOOKING- For Respon-
sible Tenant for 2BR/1BA House across from
Tangerine Greenway. C/H/A, W/D Hook-up,
Storage Room, on double lot. Newly Remod-
eled Bathroom, Breakfast Area off Kitchen.
5129 Tangerine Ave. S. $750/Mo. 727-343-
9595.
APARTMENTS FOR RENT-St. Pete Studio
Apts. from $450/Mo., 1BR's from $550/Mo.,
2BR's from $650/Mo. Vouchers & Section 8
OK.727-804-5596. Gulfport-1BR/1BA Duplex.
CHA $550/Mo.

HISTORIC KEY WEST
STYLE BUILDING
Walk to Arts District and Waterfront, Large
1BR/1BA, Den, Diningroom, Kitchen, White
Picket Fence, Brick Streets, Porch, High Ceil-
ings, Wooden Floors, Large Backyard, $650/
mo. Available Immediately, Call 727-452-
8566.
1BR FURNISHED-Renovated Cottages or
Mobile Homes. St. Pete Location. Reasonably
Priced. Good Tenants Only. Very Few Left.
Monthly 727-410-6599.
BOCA CIEGA WATERFRONT RESORT-Cot-
tages, Efficiencies. Private Beach, Pool and
Private Fishing Dock. $450.00 And Up, 727-
327-0049.
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321-5146.
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ART DISTRICT HOME Big, Updated
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Huge Yard, CHA, $1095/mo. includes utilities.
No Smoking/Pets 727-543-3897
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3 BLOCKS FROM STETSON-Beautiful
2BR/2BA Villa in Prestigious Picturesque
Pasadena Yacht and Country Club. Includes
Water, Cable, Pool, Lawn Care. Annual Lease
$1300/Mo. 727-251-7058
WATERFRONT ST. PETE BEACH- 3/2, Great
View, 10,0001b Lift. Deep Water, Easy Ac-
cess to Gulf. Updated Kitchen & Master Bath.
$1800/Mo. Annual & Deposit. Tom, 770-527-
3223.
FRENCH QUARTER CONDOS- 2BR's. Gat-
ed, Tropically Landscaped, Pool, BBQ+ Laun-
dry On-site. $650/Mo. Convenient Location @
63rd St. & 1st Ave. S. 727-458-7828.
3/1 HOME NEW FLOORS- Paint, Ample Park-
ing, Pet Okay, Large Lawn, Convenient ot All.
$1000/Mo. Call Carole, 727-866-0929.
ST. PETE BEACH- Large Efficiency, Excel-
lent Condition & Location, 1 Block to Beach,
Busline, Shopping & Fishing. Water Included.
$565/Mo. 727-345-7036.
2519 BEACH BLVD.-1BR/Studio Downstairs,
Wood Floors, on Park, WSG Paid. Great
Neighborhood, Quiet. 7 blocks to Beach.
$525/Mo. 727-822-2955.
SOUTH PASADENA-Chateau Tower. 1 BR/1.5,
Balcony, Year Round Sunsets. New Carpet,
Stove Paint, Air, Great Waterview, Pool, Fit-
ness Room, 8th floor, Annual 727-347-1738.
S. PASADENA 2BR/2BA-Condo on 6th Floor.
Split Plan, Water View. Pool, Covered Parking,
W/D. Close to Shopping, Beach & Stetson
$1000/Mo. Year Lease. 727-345-9620.
GULFPORT COTTAGE- 1921 56th St. S.
Beautifully Remodeled 2BR/1BA/1CG, Steps
from Stetson, 5 minutes to Beach. Large
Fenced Backyard, Eat-In Kitchen. $900/Mo.
First/Last/Security. 727-391-8234.
CHARMING 1BR GULFPORT HOME- Spa-
cious Duplex, Screened Porch, Tree-Shaded
Yard, Bright & Airy, WSG Included, $600/Mo.,
5709 21st Ave. S. 404-405-8541, 727-543-
6167.
1 AND 2 BEDROOM APT.-with Florida Room
on Courtyard. W/S/G Included. 727-798-2267.
GULFPORT NEAR BEACH-1.5 miles to
Stetson. 1 BR Apt. W/D, Tile, Hardwood Floors,
Newly Remodeled. No Pets. No Application
Fee. 4926 29th Ave. S. 727-543-1789 or 727-
729-0385.
MOVE-IN SPECIAL- No Security Deposit: all
includes W/S/G. 1BR w/storage at 2715 54th
St. S., $585, Upstairs 1BR at 2725 54th St. S.,
$585. Call 727-452-5942

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Floor Unit w/Patio. $750/Mo. includes Water/
Cable Trash/Maintenance. No Smokers/Pets.
Close to Stetson. Available May 1st. 716-693-
8612.
BEIGE SOFA- $95. Teal Recliner, $90. 727-
520-5720.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR/1 BA 55+ CONDO- All Ame-
nities, Carport. All Utilities Except Electric. No
Smoking. Million Dollar Waterview. 3 Minute
walk to Gulfport Beach, 10 minute ride to St.
Pete Beach. 1150SF, 1 Year Lease, Available
May. $900/Mo. Call Al, 727-239-2223.
GULFPORT TOWNSHORES- 55+. 1BR +
Sleeping Porch. 6 months. Pet Friendly, No
Smoking. $500/Mo. + Electric. 727-302-9181.
808 13TH ST. N.-St. Pete, Ex-Large 1Br/1Ba,
A/C's, New Carpet, Part Utilities, Petless,
Porch, Furnished. TV/DVD/Microwave. $550/
Mo. $400/Dep. 458-7899.
GULFPORT WATERFRONT STILT HOME-
3/2 Furnished, Pool, A/C. May-Oct. $1100/Mo.
plus utilities, 1st, Last. No Pets/Smoking Call
727-323-1433.
GULFPORT WATERFRONT 1 BEDROOM-
Condo. 2nd Floor In Small Complex. Fur-
nished Beautifully, Screened Porch, A/C &
Fans. $575/Mo., $500/Dep. 719-546-0851 or
727-324-3250.

BOAT SLIP INCLUDED
Maximo Marina Area, Completely Remodeled
1BR/1BA Waterfront, Beautifully Furnished,
Covered Parking, On Busline, Yearly $950/Mo.
Seasonal $1500/Mo. 727-867-5536.


FURNISHED BEDROOM-Share Kitchen &
Bath, Cable TV & Utilities $475/Mo. 727-343-
6350.
ROOM FOR RENT- Private Bath, Furnished,
Female Only. Located off 22nd Ave. N. & US
19. $500/Mo. & Deposit. Stable Employment.
Please Call 727-623-6551.

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OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT-In Established
Counseling Practice. Looking for Licensed
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ing Cleaning, Waiting and Conference Room.
727-366-3820.
OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE- From $398-$791/
Mo. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. 727-641-
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3917 103rd Ave. Clearwater. Jenny Patton,
MAINLANDS BEST, 727-510-6131.
OPEN SATURDAY 11-2P.M.- 801 58th St. S.
$125,000. Built 2000, 3/2/1. Move-In Ready.
Not Short Sale. Sheri Ray, RE/MAX METRO
727-647-4895.


SALE OR LEASE-Commercial Building
1800sqft. on Fenced Corner lot (135'x104)
at 801 49th St. S. Lease $800/Mo. 727-527-
2087.
CLEARVIEW OAKS CONDO- 55+ 5694 40th
Terrace N. #321. 1BR/1BA first floor Corner.
New Bathroom, Washer/Dryer. $35,500. 727-
388-1395.
TOWN SHORES FAIRFAX-Where "Little Fido"
is Welcome! Immaculate 1BR w/Pleasant
Water Views. Available Fully Furnished. Just
Listed @ $84,900 Don Taylor, REALTY EX-
ECUTIVES 727-458-7828.
GULFPORT MARINA DISTRICT-3 Bedrooms,
2 Baths, Hardwood & Ceramic Tile floors.
Wrap-around Screened Porch. $190,000. Beth
Taylor, Broker 304-629-1212.
2BR/2BA SPLIT PLAN-Pet Friendly Windsor
Bldg. on Bay, 10th floor. Murphy Bed in Florida
room. 1550sqft. $184,900 o.b.o. 727-345-3584
or 810-599-6986.
BAY ISLAND WATERFRONT-Extra Large
Corner Unit Top Floor, 2BR/2BA, Immaculate
Condition, Completely Furnished with all Items.
Only Used Winter Months, All Amenities.
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Investment. No Brokers, 727-367-5910.
SHORT SALE-2BR/1BA Great Condition.
4143 7th Ave. N. $87,900. Will Rent Month to
Month. WALTON REALTY 727-458-3613.
2 STORY CONDO- Five Towns Astor Bldg.
2BR/2BA Overlooking Park Like Setting, Large
Living Room & Family Room, Huge Laundry
Room. 1660 Heated SF. Covered Parking.
New Tile Roof in 2003. Heated Pool, 55+ Com-
munity. $184,900. Margit Kaitar, COLDWELL
BANKER, 727-545-5634, 727-643-5172.
2 FAMILY 3/1 & 2/1- Great Residential Prop-
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Across from Clam Bayou Park. $195,000 Neg.
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3037 57th St S. ($188.888) Darling Gulfport Art District 3/1 bungalow 2 blocks to the beach on historic brick street. 3 blocks to restaurants, shopping and fun. '06 updates.
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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!
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TOWN SHORES OF GULFPORT CONDO'S AVAILABLE 55+ COMMUNITY
TOWNSHORES CONDOS FOR SALE
CHATHAM HOUSE #214***, 1 bed 1 bath, Beautiful open floor plan, easy care tile floors, updated kitchen, new counter top, appliances, new heat and a/c
unit. Bright water views of the Marina from Family Room. Well Priced at $89,000.00* Shows Pride of Ownership.
CHATHAM HOUSE #305, Beautifully updated 1BR/1 BA Deluxe unit, new kitchen, crown molding, carpet, paint, sliding doors. NEW CHA, carport. Never been
lived in since update. Shows pride of Ownership, Priced at $109,000
ETON HOUSE #207, Updated 1 BR/1BA standard unit, move in ready, excellent shape*, Priced at $75,000
EMBASSY HOUSE #404 2BR/2BA deluxe. Updated "Waterviews" Priced at $175,000
EMBASSY #409, 1 bed/1.5 bath, deluxe unit, furnished, convenient park by entrance, Reduced to $155,000
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**Open Floor Plan.
*Custom Bahama Shutters***Carport* Price reduced $155,000
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/1bath standard unit, furnished, clean & updated w/carport. Priced @ $72,900
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, standard unit, Dog Building, completely updated kitchen, bath, furnished, curb parking. Reduced to $84,000
LANCASTER #608 2BR/2BA standard unit with Marina view, carport. Price reduced $127,000
LANCASTER House #603, "Marina" water views, 2 bedr( chen, very appealing Priced at $127,500
LANCASTER #415, corner, 2 bed, 2 bath. Reduced $154,000
HAMPTON #310, 1 bed/1 bath deluxe, new carpet, new paint, waterfront marina views. $119900 $99,000
HOMES
St Pete Home for Sale 6323 Bahama Shores Drive S. 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
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 $259,900
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 $55,000 SHORT SALE
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 @ $299,000
GULFPORT HOMES
NEW ON MARKET Marina District 2661 45th St. S. 2/1 frame home. New windows, a/c, roof, crown molding. Office, bamboo floors.
Great Price $133,000
MARINA DISTRICT 2650 Tifton St. S. 3/1 Cape Cod, 1.5 lot, fireplace room for boat/trailer. Reduced $130,000
Gulfport 1713 59th Street South, Gulfport 2 bed 1 bath block home, updated move in ready. Attached carport, shed, landscaped. Steps to
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