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Title: Gabber
Alternate Title: Gulfport gabber
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann,
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Place of Publication: Gulfport, Fla
Publication Date: April 15, 2010
Copyright Date: 2010
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Inside
/this week...
Orchid Society
Annual Auction
see page 8

Crime Awareness
Beach Pot Luck
see page 11

Letter To The Editor
see page 14

Third Saturday
Gulfport Art Walk
see page 15

Why Doesn't SPB
Have A Dog Park?
see page 21

4th Annual
Caregiver's
Conference
see page 32

Corey Ave.
European Market
see page 34

Gulfport Centennial
Countdown
see page 38

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By Leigh Clifton
Father and son sailing competitors Matt Lynch and his son Zachary rest
after finishing up a heat during the National Multi-Hull Championship
last weekend in Gulfport. Zach was the youngest competitor in the
competition. The duo finished ninth overall.
Once again, Gulfport has played host to the National Multi-
Hull Championships, a sailing competition that has put
Gulfport on the map as the destination for multi-hull racing.
Sponsoredby the Gulfport Yacht Club and the City of Gulfport,
the race drew 24 boats. The weather was cooperative, with a
nice wind of over 15 knots on all three days, although late
Saturday afternoon it just died out and racing was halted.
One local pair sailing was Matt Lynch and his 13 year old
son Zachary, See Regatta, page 6
See Regatta, page 6


Corey Area
17th Annual
Craft Festival
Photo by Melissa Lattman
Strolling down Corey Avenue
on a breezy Sunday people
browsed and shopped at the
7th Annual St. Pete Beach
Corey Area Craft Festival on
April 10 and 11. Pictured at
the open-air contemporary
craft fair are Dylan, 8, Layla,
5, and Mel Zemetzkus of St.
Petersburg.


Pump-Out at
Merry Pier
ST. PETE BEACH- Boats are
not allowed to discharge raw
sewage in coastal salt-water
and a pump-out station is the
most efficient way to remove
sanitary waste from boats.
The Merry Pier will get a
vessel sanitary waste pump-
out system at the end of the
dock. There are already pump-
out systems at Pass-a-Grille
Marina and Dolphin Landings.
"I think the nice thing it does
is, you get put on the map that
you provide these services,"
said Commissioner Beverly
Garnett.
The commission approved
funding for the project at its
April 13 meeting. Funding
of $22,195 comes 75 percent
from a state Department of
Environmental Protection
Agency grant and the rest from
the city budget. The Cairns
Corporation of Tampa, the
lowest qualified bidder, got the
work.
Commissioners discussed how
much use the pump-out would
have.
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Elder Consumer
Protection Expo
The Elder Consumer Protection
Program is hosting the Bay Area
Elder Consumer Protection Expo on
April 20 from 9-2 p.m. at Stetson
University College of Law, 1401 61
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 Report
Registration kiosks, exhibit booths
by various federal, state, and local
agencies and Consumer Protection
Information Sessions. Informational
Town-Hall Discussion Panel includes
Jackie Callaway of WFTS ABC
Action News, Ivan Penn of the St.
Petersburg Times and Kevin Jackson
of Hillsborough County Consumer
Protection Agency. Free Continental
Breakfast and door Prizes.
For more information, please
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City Wide


Crime Watch Picnic

Saturday, April 17, 1:00 pm

Gulfport Beach Pavilion
(large one)
Meet your neighbors, City Council Members,
the Gulfport Police and Fire Departments
and the CERT team.
Come join your fellow neighbors in our first
City-Wide Crime Watch Picnic. The zone-1 Crime
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your fellow neighbors and those who serve
and protect us. Learn how you can be more
involved in helping to keep crime down in
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Space and food may be limited; RSVP
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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
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Regatta, from front page
who, as a driver was the youngest
sailor on the course. Matt and Zach
are from Treasure Island, but sail
out of Gulfport Yacht Club. Famed
Olympic sailor Robbie Daniels is
Zach's coach.
Said Matt, "We feel pretty lucky
that we can do this together as a
team; it's pretty cool! Zach's been
sailing since he was 10 years old
and this is so great for him. I keep
telling him how lucky we are to live
here. People save up their money
all year to come here for a two-week


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vacation and we're lucky that we get
to do this every day."
On Friday, the first day of
competition, Matt's trapeze line
broke, sending him tumbling off the
boat. Zach had no idea his dad had
fallen off the boat. In an effort to
recover him, Zack flipped the boat,
essentially stopping it long enough
for Matt to get back on. They still
finished 8th in their race.
Because Zack is young, Matt hired
a safety boat to follow them during
their races as a precaution.
"But Zack did fine," his dad said, all
smiles. "This is such a good activity


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for him. It helps keep him focus and
responsible and away from all the
bad stuff like the drugs that kids
his age are starting to experiment
with."
Once again, it was another great
racing weekend in Gulfport.

Singer Steve
Wayne Returns
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.

No more environmental
Stewardship Committee
ST. PETE BEACH- The city
commission approved on first
reading dissolving the environmental
stewardship committee. The
committee has not met in a year or
more, city officials said.



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"It's nice to have. I just don't know
how much use it's going to get," said
Commissioner Marvin Shavlan. "I
wrestle any time we spend money
basically."
The city is considering adding fuel
services at the pier in the future, said
City Manager Mike Bonfield.
Also at Merry Pier the commission
approved lowering the rent since the
long cold winter put the lessee behind
on the rent.

Orchid Society to
Hold Annual Auction
The Florida West Coast Orchid
Society will hold it's Annual Orchid
Auction on Saturday, April 17 at
the Southwest Recreation Complex,
13120 Vonn Road in Largo. Preview
orchids at 9 a.m. Auction starts
promptly at 10 a.m. Blooming and
non-blooming hybrids and species
will be auctioned. Lunch available.
Free parking; free admission. Contact
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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 17 and
May 1 at the Seminole Mall at 11201
Park Boulevard N. in Seminole. The
store is next to Ross Department
Store. 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
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Beach Picnic Pot Luck
The 1st Annual Crime Awareness
and Prevention Picnic 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
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contact Steven Karbowski at
stevenkarbowski@msn.com or Jeri
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727-548-5566 (days) or 727-327-3509
(evenings).

Sierra Club to Meet
The Suncoast Group Sierra Club
will meet on April 15 at 7 p.m. at
Moccasin Lake Park located in
Clearwater off of Drew and Hwy
19. Laurie MacDonald, Defenders of
Wildlife FL Director will speak about
protecting and restoring Florida's
imperiled wildlife and their habitat.
For more information call Joyce at
727-526-5065.


24th Annual
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St. Petersburg Arbor Day Celebration
April 24 & 25 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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2,000 Trees For Sale For $3
Children' Crafts Plant Diagnoatic Clinic
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Plant Silent Auction &at 10:30 am and 1 pm
Food Court Entertainment
Children Plant Fair from 9 a.m to 4 pm boh daya)
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Ninth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg
celebrates Renewal Sunday at the
10 a.m. service every third Sunday of
the month with contemporary music.
Coffee hour following this service is
hosted by the Cursillo Community.

Sophie's Attic Reopens
After Remodeling
You are invited to the official Grand
Re-opening of Sophie's Attic Thrift
Shop on Saturday, April 17 from 9-12
noon. Sophie's, an outreach mission
of First United Methodist Church -
Gulfport, is located on 53rd St. near
28th Ave. S. Help them celebrate the
hard work of their volunteers and
check out their new look.
The church youth plan to sell snacks
for people and pets. Proceeds will
support their projects which include
sponsorship of an orphan in Haiti and
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Widows Social
Club to Meet
The widows social club will have a
covered dish luncheon and meeting
at 12:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday
of the month at Palm Lake Christian
Church, 5401 22 Avenue N. in St.
Petersburg.
Contact Joe at 397-0920 or Fran at
896-9207.


First United Methodist
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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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Wednesday Healing Eucharist 11am
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Food Pantry is Open
Ist & 3rd Sundays
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Letters
Support Those
Who Help Others
Dear Editor: I loved last week's
article about It'I.'. -i' Heroes"
(April 8,2010 edition) where you
featured a wonderful couple,
Babbette and Tim Coppola. We are
certainly blessed to have them in our
community for all that they do for the
young people. I know that when self-
employed people, like Tim, take time
away from their business to help
others it can affect their income.
I want to go on record to say that
even though many of us can't put


the time or money into the many
worthwhile causes, we can at least
patronize our local businesses that
do and recommend them to others.
As a result, we can all help in one
way or another. I can also personally
recommend Tim Coppola's Tree
Service. I knew how important it
was to have my huge tree that covers
my entire house trimmed before
hurricane season and he and his
crew did an incredible job at a very
reasonable price. So let's all help
our local merchants any way we can
and show them how appreciative
we are for all that they do for our


community.


S.A.L. Blues Jam
Sons of the American Legion will
present the 2nd Annual S.A.L.
Blues Jam on Sunday, April 18 from
2-8 p.m. at Post 305, 6999 Gulf
Boulevard in St. Pete Beach. Event
features a full menu of burgers,
Buffalo chicken strips, Bratwurst
with fried onions and peppers.
Proceeds will go to the sponsored
charity programs supported by the
S.A.L. organization. For more details,
call or email Paulie at 363-6060 or to
SALbluesJAM@aol.com.


Purina Incredible
Pat Dunham Dog Challenge

Dogs, owners and pet enthusiasts
will journey to Spa Beach Park, 615
Second Avenue NE in St. Petersburg
e. to compete in and watch the Purina
emailedto Incredible Dog Challenge on April
16-17, from 11-4 p.m. This one-of-a-
scretion of kind canine competition showcases
the world's most athletic dogs and
their trainers. Events include agility,
necessarily 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 information visit
www.purina.com.

Volunteers Needed for
Charity Golf Tournament
American Legion Post 125 needs
people to help with their 17th
Annual ( Ih. Il Golf Tournament.
Leave a message with Bill Jonas at
384-6293.






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Letters must be typed in upper and lower case on plain white paper or
publisher@thegabber.com. One letter per author every four weeks.
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18 month old Tammy Burch is all giggles
as she spent the afternoon with her
family at the playground on Gulfport
Beach.


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
Friil.Ly, April 23. The park will
reopen on on Saturday, April 24.
While the Large Dog Park is
closed, the Small Dog Park will
alternate days for small and large
dog use. April 12, 14, 16,18,20,22
and 23rd will only be for small
dogs. Large dogs can use the
small dog park on April 13, 15,
17, 19 and 21st.
Please contact Bob Williams at
(727) 893-1092 if you have any
questions regarding the closure
of the park.
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Third Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate an old tradition at the Gulfport Third Saturday Art Walk on
Saturday, April 17 from 6-10 p.m. 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. 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. Live entertainers, including
Empty Hats, Jimmy "Fiddle" Moreland, Paul Anthony and others will be
appearing at venues throughout the Village. Observe the talented artists
at work all along Beach & Shore Boulevards. The Industrial Art Center
continues to offer "Blow Your Own Glass Masterpiece" mini classes by
master glass blower Jackie Ballard and the IAC team.
Gulfport Art Walk takes place on the First F'-ii.i 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 information on the Gulfport Merchants Association and Gulfport
events, please visit www.gulfportma.com. The Gulfport Art Walk and
event recorded information line is 866-ART-WALK. Artists and Crafters
interested in participating can find more information and download an
application at www.SIKPromotions.com.


Lonehouse Yoga
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Restaurant
Parking Waiver
ST. PETE BEACH- For 35 years
the building at 432 75th Avenue
has served as a restaurant, first as
Bruno's and more recently as FIG.
The lack of outdoor dining kept
one prospective restaurateur from
renting the now available 2,216
square-foot site. The property owner,
Key Note Inc. decided to be proactive
and get the necessary approvals from
the city for eating outside, which
the commission gave at its April 13
meeting.


Asking for the addition of six tables
on a raised wooden deck in a new
outdoor seating area means the
whole restaurant needs to be brought
into compliance of current parking
requirements. Adding the 540
square-foot deck means 28 parking
spaces would be needed and the site
only has five spaces. The outdoor
seating on its own would only require
six more parking spots.
Business owners in the Corey
Avenue area spoke for and against
the proposal. On one side was the
need for another good restaurant in
the area. On the other was concern


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over limited parking and liability
concerns. With all expressing the
need for businesses in the area to
succeed.
"When the (neighboring Christmas
shop) was concerned, we were
concerned, too. We saw person after
person parking in our spots. Of
course I want businesses to succeed,"
said Dr. Herbert Wollowick.
After a discussion the commission
okayed the outdoor dining use and
the parking waiver.
"I believe the measure we should
take, is what's in the best interest of
the city," said Mayor Mike Finnerty
said. "To me is a very difficult
location;... hopefully we can work
through the liability and parking
issues."

Seniors' Chat Room
Experience table topics with the
Gulfport Senior Center's Chat Room
every Friday at 2 p.m. The Center
is located at 5501 27 Avenue S. in
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There was a wonderful assortment
of food at the annual tea and many
interesting plants and flowers that
were judged at the flower show. A
good time was had by all.
Officers for the upcoming year
are: President, Sarah Kelly; Vice
President-Programs, Committee*;
Vice President-Membership,
Pending; Recording and
Corresponding Secretary, Celia
Kennedy; Treasurer/Publicity,
Bar bara Dye; Yearbook, Josie
Freeman.
*A committee will be formed to
decide on programs for the coming
year. Please bring your suggestions
and ideas to the May 13 luncheon.
The end of the year luncheon
and installation of officers will
be held on May 13 at the Roman
Gardens Ristorante, 3128 Beach
Boulevard S. in Gulfport. Lunch
will be ordered from the menu and
will begin at 12 noon. If you plantto
attend, please let Sarah Kelly (345-
5848) know by May 10.
Thanks to Sarah Kelly and
her helpers for a nice tea and
flower show and to the Gulfport
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Jack Pribyl, Student Services
Counselor, St. Pete: "I have both
a yes and a no answer. Yes, I think
tenure should be eliminated. I was
in a private school where no one had
tenure and no one was afraid of losing
their job. Each teacher had a year
contract; after the year, the teachers
who were good, stayed, the ones
that were not so good were given an
opportunity to do better or they left. As
to the pay rate issue, no, I don't think
that teacher's pay should be based on
student achievement, because there
are just too many variables. You
might get a great group of kids or
get a bad group that has emotional
problems. If the kid comes from a
home where education is not valued,
it is extremely difficult for a teacher
to be effective. Some schools have a
higher degree of training difficulty;
they may not score as high but it will
still affect the outcome for teacher's
salaries. Also, how do you grade school
administrators and counselors? How
would this bill affect those people
who are a part of the school system
but have no direct contact with the
students? Will there be a different set
of standards for vocational schools
that don't have an FCAT, but do have
certification programs; how will they
be graded? I think most teachers do
a good job and want their students
to be successful. But the reality is
we all have limits, whether physical
or emotional. Certain students won't
be able to test well and to have that
reflect in a teacher's pay seems to be
defeating the purpose. I think the bill
should be vetoed."


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Courtney Kreuziger, nursing
student, Clearwater: "It's a bad
idea because teachers go to school
to become teachers for a reason;
to teach and educate students so
that they can graduate and lead a
productive life. There are a small
minority across the board of students
who, no matter what you say or do
or teach, will follow their own way
and not the way of an authoritative
figure. They just won't or can't learn,
for whatever reasons. I'm not saying
there's no hope for these kids, just,
with this bill, the teacher will be
penalized for those students who
don't want to or have any interest
in learning. The quality of teachers
will definitely go down. The high
rate of unemployment and the lack
of incentives for teachers would
translate into a decline of the school
system, which is already suffering
from cutbacks. Who in their right
mind would want their income to
be based solely on test scores? Some
students will not show up to school,
some just don't test well. Students
learn on a varied scale; not all learn
at the same rate. I wouldn't want my
family's income to be dependent on
what my student's test scores are.
And if I'm a diligent teacher and they
still test poorly, does that make me a
bad teacher? I don't think so. That's
not the way to get better teachers in
school."


Michael Landes, teacher, St.
Pete: "No, I don't think he should
sign this bill; we need to raise the
level of education, not decrease it by
taking money away from teachers.
The teachers are the future of the
students and their pay should not
be based on how well the students
do on some test. It's not fair to
assess what amounts to a penalty
when the teacher may have some
students who are unable to perform
academically. There may be factors,
such as home life, that can directly
affect a student's ability to take a
test accurately. Should the teacher be
blamed for that? That's what would
happen if a teacher were to just teach
to a test standard. Modification and
accommodation just is not fair to
all students. The fact that a teacher
would have to modify the curriculum
for different students does not
speak to the learning potential of
those students and their potential
progress. Just passing a student
through the system is not preparing
them for the practical application of
their education in the workplace."


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By Mary Marsh
"Splash of Color"
Spring Exhibit
The Treasure Island Art Guild
members bring another colorful
show to our Community Center
through mid-May. Todaylintroduce
the works of Joseph Martin, Theo
Janae and Grace Murdock, saving
those of Ray Vaillancourt and
Grace Roth for next time.
The digital photo-art of Jospeh
Martin continues to win awards and
to please his viewers. He captures
the beauty and excitement of
both "Sailing Races" and "Regatta
Races" but uses very different
treatment for each. Joe's muted
colors in "The Beach" please the
eye as does his bold handling of the
three beautiful and energetic birds
in "Egrets."
Theo Janae is challenged to catch
her model's personality in her
watercolor portraits. A regular at
our weekly Portrait Workshops,
she has chosen two charming grey-
haired women, "Bette" and "Sarah,"
and two young boys, "Nick" and
"Josh," who might well be their
grandsons. The viewer is bound to
smile at "Josh's impish expression.
Versatile Grace Murdock brings
us an acrylic, "Hibiscus La France
In the ('hlui', by.,',," and two
more classical landscapes in rich,
beautiful colors: "Fire Eater" in
mixed media and "Dreams Of Back
Home" in watercolor collage. Grace
then surprises the viewer with a
lovely, delicate watercolor, "Iris
Fantasy."
Plan to see our show at the
Community Center located on
106th Ave., just east of Gulf
Boulevard. Please call 547-4575
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By Melissa Lattman
City of St. Pete Beach
Q: Why doesn't the City of St. Pete Beach have a dog park?
A: Currently the nearest dog parks are in Gulfport or Fort DeSoto. City
Manager Mike Bonfield said he would speculate the reason for not having
a dog park is the city does not have a lot of vacant land. The few places
the city has considered for dog parks were relatively small and when dog
park sites were proposed more people opposed them than favored them,
he said.
Bonfield said he has heard unofficial talk that a dog park could be added
to Egan Park. The park located at 9101 Blind Pass Road has ball fields,
tennis courts and fishing. The city recently acquired 0.75 acre of land south
of the park. Bonfield said he heard some informal discussion that when the
ball fields are redone, a dog park could be added to Egan Park, as well.

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7 Got rid of a goatee
13 Amiens assent
14 Pizarro's quest
15 Direct route
16 Large coffeepot
17 Last day on the
calendar
19Throw, as a
baseball
20 Restaurant patrons
21 Pinch
22 17 Across event
24 Gift recipient
26 Hodgepodges
27 Public house
28 Loch
29 Overfill
33 Popular place on
17 Across
36 Most chilling
37 Re
40 Undefiled
43 City south of
Knoxville
44 Traces
45TV host on 17
Across


49 Jackie's second
50 Perfumed bag
51 Guinea pig, often
52 They're made on
17 Across
55 Be in the wrong
56 Explosive missile
57 Big Apple sch.
58 Agile deer
59 Bacon works
60 Hiatus
61 SST heading,
sometimes

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2 Halo
3 Polyglot
4 Some musical
ensembles
5 Tire marking
6 Instruction manual
7 Bering and
Beaufort
8 That lady
9 Capone and Hirt
10 French department
11 Green one?
12 Make more
meaningful
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wood
23 Most
meddlesome
24 Computer input
25 Entire
27 Not relaxed
29 Withered
30 was saying

31 Ferocious fly,
when doubled
32 Mentality
measures,
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35 Houdini and others
38 Bullfighters
39 Acorn source
40 Fee
41 Employers
42 Plants of the
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43 Misbehaves
45 See socially
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47 Cheech's sidekick
48 Nairobi's land
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SPCA Pet of the Week
Fraz is a 3 year old DSH, handsome, affectionate,
amusing and nice. He is fun to be around, but the most
noticeable thing about him is that he smiles and he is
very laid back. Not much seems to ruffle his fur. If you
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during turnout, so he would do best with a fenced yard.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Initially,
you might be miffed when higher ups
demand more of you this week. Or it
could be a family member or teacher
who is unsatisfied with your current
level of production. You'll quickly
move past your first reaction and get
to work. You'll make 'em proud as
you step it up and do more than you
thought you could.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You're
confident, so trust yourself and your
instincts. Do things when you think
of them. Follow this adage on small
and big matters. You might believe
your intentions will ripen if you give
them time, but in fact, everything
becomes more difficult and labored.
Think and then act -- with minimal,
if any, lag time in between.
GEMINI (clI.ny 21-June 21). You
often hear others repeat the words
of politicians and entertainers. You
read cliched e-mail forwards and are
privy to mundane workplace banter.
So when a fresh voice pipes up in
your world, you take notice. Embrace
those who express themselves with
great originality, and be such a
person yourself.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). A
relationship has problems -- but only
if you choose to see it that way. What
if you decided that the relationship
is perfect? What if you looked at
it as though it couldn't possibly be
improved upon? Imagine that it
would be ruined by any addition,
subtraction or change. Maybe there
is more to love than you thought.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). There's a
fine line between putting yourself in
the line of inspiration and just goofing
off. Only you can tell exactly where
the line is, but it's somewhere past
the first wave of guilt that indicates
you should not be allowing yourself to
have so much fun, but before the fifth
wave of guilt, which is bringing you
the truth.


VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). An overly
self-involved person will interest
you. This type has a magnetism born
from hours of active self-interest.
You might find yourself craving this
person's attention, but be careful.
Resist being snagged into the orbit of
someone who cannot see you or love
you the way you deserve to be seen
and loved.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your
loved ones will do whatever you
ask of them, primarily because you
never ask anything of them. You
would prefer they respect you as
an independent person. So when a
friend or relative wants to use your
network and ask favors of your loved
ones, you feel protective. It seems
unfair. Act on your feelings.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21).
You usually find your way into the
spotlight. However, this week it's
being occupied by one of your nearest
and dearest. You'll feel proud to be
in the "audience." Just remember not
to cause any commotion. Your loved
one should have the full attention of
every witness of this important life
moment.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). You don't have to be a poker
player to know that it's important
to hold your cards close to the vest.
Talking too freely will leave you
open to distraction, obstruction and
unwanted input. Stay guarded, and
keep your plans and all relevant
details to yourself. The mystery is
attractive.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
You'llbe slightly more expressive than
usual this week. Your reactions to the
ups and downs of life may surprise
you. No one will be offended by your
exuberance. Nor will they be put out
by the displays of disappointment.
The way you experience life is valid
and a sign that your humanity is
very much intact.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
Before a bird learns to fly, it gets
pushed out of the nest a few times. So
you might say the first flying lessons
are really about how to fall and not
get too hurt. It's something to keep
in mind when this week brings you a
nudge out of the nest of your comfort
zone. By Thursday, you'll find your
wings and take to the air.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20).
There's a temptation to peek into
intriguing situations to which you're
not technically invited. A little
harmless meddling and tampering is
irresistible mischief, especially when
you have a partner in crime -- like
a lighthearted Gemini who sees the
potential for entertainment in all
things.
This Week's Birthdays: Like an
elementary school student back from
summer break, your excitement will
be high going into this new phase of
your life. The personal breakthrough
you anticipate will happen quickly --
before the end of May. Keep working
and believing. There's a financial
boost in June. Use it well, and there
will be another in August. Family
will open doors for you, but it's up to
you to use the opportunity to become
independently successful. See more of
the world in October. Scorpio figures
prominently.


Music at Gulfport
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Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Cookie with karaoke & dancing
Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open
Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
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Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Karaoke Bob & Friends
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.
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Woody for fun & dancing
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expert and noted author Dr. David
Casarett on Thursday, April 15 for a
discussion and book signing featuring
his new book "Last Acts: Discovering
Possibility and Opportunity at the
End of Life" at 2 p.m. at Suncoast
Hospice's Community Service
Center, Gathering Place, Building
100, 5771 Roosevelt Boulevard in
Clearwater. Following the discussion
will be a book signing and a National
Healthcare Decisions Day Resource


Fair. The first 100 guests will receive
a free copy of the book.
Casarett is a physician and tenured
associate professor at the University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
and consultant national medical
director for the National Hospice
and Palliative Care Organization
(NHPCO). In his book Last Acts,
he shares compelling stories of the
patients he's cared for in more than
10 years as a hospice and palliative
care physician.
For more information call 536-7364
or go to www.thehospice.org.


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April 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center,
250 Second Ave SE, Demens Landing,
St. Petersburg. Advance Powerboat
Handling will cover three topics:
Close Quarters Maneuvering; How
Boats Behave in Rough Waters and
Handling at Sea. During the seminar
you will study how your boat will
behave and why in response to your
actions. The full color book, Powerboat
Handling, is included as a reference.
Instruction is free, materials and
lunch costs $50, $10 more for each
additional family member. Pre-
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required. Your fees must be received
prior to April 21. Send Checks payable
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Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068


RECREATION WEBSITE-
www.mygulfport.us and follow
the links: City Departments, Lei-
sure 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
* Cake Decorating Mon., 6-9
p.m. Call Eshia at 289-7448.


CLASSES Call instructor
for more information

* AAYA Cheerleading- Tues.
6-7:45 p.m. Call AAYA at 813-
885-2292
* Belly Dance Starts April 13th,
Tues., 6:45 p.m. Call Daniela at
561-302-6174.
* 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 Ka-
luwa 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. Class Ends April
27th & Thurs., 9 a.m. (Thurs. class
willcontinuethroughsummer) Call
345-6708.
* Tennis Tues., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m.
and 6 p.m. Call Jack at 430-0690.
* 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 accom-
panied by a parent, have proof of
residency 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.
One-on-One Computer In-
struction: By appointment only-
-contact Alex Hooks at the Refer-
ence 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
during 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 number of in-Library read-
ing-time!
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Exhibition of Paintings by Jim
Joiner: Through April 29.
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 liter-
ally starving artist. Based on the
novel by Knut Hamsun. (Henning
Carlsen, 1966, 112 min. subtitled)
Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thurs-
day, April 15, 10:00 am. Discus-
sion of Hunger (Sult), by Knut
Hamsun. Books / discussion
guides are available at the Refer-
ence Desk.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens
& Adults: Saturday, April 17,
1:00 pm. Make beautiful pages of
memories.


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.
Genealogy Discussion Group:
Saturday, April 24, 1:00 pm.
Short Stories Study Group:
Monday, April 26, 1:00 pm. Pre-
sented by local chapter, Brandeis
University Women.
Bereavement Support Group:
Starts Tuesday, April 27, 10:30 am.
For family or friends who have re-
cently lost a loved one. Facilitated
by Suncoast Hospice. FMI, contact
Dot Kernyak at 542-6788.
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Series in the Community



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


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Senior Center Foundation Newsletter:
Checkout the Senior Center Foundation'slatest
Newsletter at ww, ....i ..i ... ... ... ....
org
GEMS Goes to Fresh Market: GEMS Mini-
bus will gladly transport Gulfport seniors
to our Fresh Market on the last Tuesday of
every month from 9am to noon. Registration
not required for this free trip. Volunteer
assistance also available. Call GEMS at 893-
2242 to make your reservation.
Be Counted! Complete your U.S.Census
Form: Need help with your Census
questionnaire? A Census Bureau rep will
offer assistance at the Senior Center on April
19 & 26 from 4-6pm. Also, questionnaires are
available in multiple languages.
SPECIAL EVENTS
The Steve Wayne Show: The "Steve Wayne"
Show will be held on Fri. Apr. 16 at 7pm in
the Hickman Theater. Tickets at the door: $10
or in advance ($8) at the Gulfport Chamber
of Commerce (2808 58th St. S.); The Perfect
Ten (2900-2914 Beach Blvd. S.); Java Nirvana
Caf6 (2897-1/2 Beach Blvd. S.); Stella's Deli &
Gelato (3119 Beach Blvd.); Small Adventures
Book Shop (3107 Beach Blvd. S.); Yummy's
('... .... Style Restaurant (2914 Beach Blvd.
S.) and Gulfport Technology Center (3037
Beach Blvd. S.).
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 of unwanted 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.
Movie of the Month: Bring a friend to view
"UP" a Golden Globe-winning film on Mon.
Apr. 26 at 12:45pm at the Hickman Theater.
A 78 year old man and an 8 year old boy fly
away on an unbelievable adventure! Free.
Gulfport Trolley Tour: Back by popular
demand: Gulfport Trolley Tour on Mon. Apr.
26 at 1:30pm for Gulfport seniors. Call now to
make your reservation. Includes visits to the
Senior Center, Gulfport Museum and a city
tour. A fun afternoon for all!
Accreditation Celebration: Come party
with us on Wed. May 19 at 1:30pm as we
celebrate our newly designated status as a
nationally accredited Senior Center. The event
will include special guests, free refreshments
and entertainment. Free and open to the
public. Watch the Gabber for more details.
Free Pass to the Fitness Center: The
Senior Center will celebrate National Health
and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 26. Afree
pass to the Fitness Room will be available on
that day from 1-4pm for those 50 and over.
SPECIAL SERVICES:
Community Law Program: Volunteer
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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 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: Nutrition Classes will
be offered every Thursday in April at 1pm.
Cooking demonstrations provided in some
classes. Newcomers welcome. 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, beauty/
barber 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.
Telephone Reassurance: Gulfport seniors,
how about receiving a quick call in the
morning from a Senior Center volunteer? This
friendly and free service is an assurance that
help would be on the way if you fell or were
ill. Every time we hear of someone falling
and being on the floor for an extended period
of time, we wonder why they aren't on our
Reassurance call list. Be smart! Sign up now!
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 (Every Mon. at 10am)
Hearing Support (1st & 3rd Mon at 2pm)
JUST FOR FUN
Bingo:Fridays at 1pm.
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 clron, -ll ulf'..rt.us or sfrank@
mygulfport.us and we will send you our
monthly activity calendar and notices on
special events.


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550l 27th Ave. So.
893-1070
Three Muses &
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A collection of short plays
Thurs., April 15, 8 p.m.
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MARIO DELEON'S BAND & DANCE
Social & Ballroom Dancing
Sun., April 18, 6-10pm $7

WEEKLY DANCES

Every Tuesday
Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm $7
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Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm $7
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Local Obituaries-
BERGER, JEAN, 101, of South
Pasadena passed away April 5, at
The Springs at Boca Ciega Bay.
mohnfuneralhome.com, Mohn
Funeral Home Seminole, FL.

DONNACHIE, ELLEN, 77, of
Gulfport, passed away April 10, 2010
at her home in Town Shores. Ellen
was born in ('I\I.I.inik Scotland on
Aug. 31, 1932 to Joseph and Sarah
Docherty. They had nine children:
Robert, Ellen, Joe, Daniel, Martha,
James, David, Sadie and William.
Ellen worked for a pharmaceutical
company for many years. She will
be missed by her loving family;
daughter Margaret (Ray) Ballou;
sons, William (Mary Anne), Robert
(Sondy), and Joseph (Sharnell)
McLafferty; grand-children, Eileen,
Michael, Joanna, Daniel, Kevin,
Sara, Mason, Dustin, and Cole;
and great-grandchildren, Jordyn
and Ian. Ellen was predeceased
by her first husband, William
McLafferty, second husband, John


Donnachie, and grandson, Ian
McClure. Services will be held 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 14 at the David
C. Gross Funeral Home, where the
family will be receiving friends from
12p.m. until service time. Guestbook
@ davidcgross.com. David C. Gross
Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave.,
727-381-4911.

SMITH, CHARLES CURTIS,
41, of Gulfport, passed away in his
sleep April 10, 2010. Charles was
born in Lakeland, on Dec. 3, 1968
and graduated from Boga Ciega
High School in 1986. Charles was
preceded in death by his father,
Norman J. Smith. He is survived
by his mother, Jane W. Smith; a
sister, Dreanna Belden; a brother,
Norman J. Smith Jr.; and an
aunt, Lila Wallace; and two nieces
and nephews, all of Texas. Also
surviving are three uncles, Gayle V.
Weinell of Ohio, Wade W. Weinell
of Georgia, and Donald W. Smith
of Tennessee. A Memorial Service


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House Woodside, 6770 102nd Ave.,
Pinellas Park on April 13, 2010 at
10a.m. As an expression of sympathy,
memorial contributions may be sent
to Suncoast Hospice Foundation.


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.


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Walden School Presents
"Oh, Grow Up!"
Walden School of Gulfport will
present its annual school play on
Thursday, April 15 at 1 p.m. and
Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the First
United Methodist Church, 2728 53
Street S. in Gulfport. "Oh, Grow Up!"
is a comic collection of seven sketches
about growing up in today's society.
The Thursday performance is free.
Friday's performance admission is
$5 for ages 12 and up and $3 for ages


3-11. Refreshments will be served
after the Friday evening performance.
Call the school at 321-7441 for more
information.

Annual Meeting at
Woman's Club
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club at 40 Snell Isle Boulevard NE
will hold their Annual Meeting and
election of officers on Friday, April
16 at 1 p.m. Guests are welcome.


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The public affairs department of
the club is sponsoring a program
on "Get Ready to celebrate-A year
long Centennial Celebration of
our Beautiful Waterfront Parks".
Refreshments will be served at the
end of the business meeting.
GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club has been serving the community
since 1913. For more information
on monthly meetings, diverse
activities including arts and craft
projects, monthly excursions, book
discussions, weekly sewing and card
games or rental information of their
clubhouse, please call 822-4982.

Corey Sunday European
Style Market
Come out to the Corey Avenue
Sunday European Style Market on
Sunday, April 18 and 25 from 9
a.m. 2 p.m. Event features live
music, fresh produce, plants/flowers,
jewelry, art/crafts, international
foods, local Florida honey and more.
Corey Avenue is located between
Blind Pass Rd. and Boca Ciega Dr.
Corey merchants are open during
market hours. Free parking. Call
727-498-8778 or visit www.coreyave.
com.

Pension Board
Appointment
ST. PETE BEACH- Michael Cohen
was appointed to the General
Employees Pension Board. Cohen
has worked as a financial advisor
since 1984. His civic involvement
includes finance committee chair,
Boy Scouts and the hospice board.



















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Relay for Life Draws a
Small, Dedicated Crowd
By Leigh Clifton
The annual Relay for Life was held
last weekend in Gulfport and a small
but dedicated crowd showed up to
raise much needed funds for cancer
research. Comprised of survivors,
family, friends and everyday people,
the walkers set up tents on the green
behind the Rec Center as home base
camps where those not walking could
rest and wait for their shifts. Each
team had one person on the field at
all times.
Local musicians, including Pete
and Dean, entertained the walkers
with music and when they took a
break, DJ Ward Hemmond took the
helm spinning 80s favorites. The
group "Steppin' for a Cure" baked
cupcakes topped with pink breast
cancer ribboned- icing, selling each
for a dollar. Stetson had several
teams, including Rebels for a Cure.
Walker Tracy Rich was enthusiastic
about raising the money for such a
good cause.
This is such a great cause," she
said, "and I don't mind staying up for
24 hours if I can help someone else
out by doing it."
Mayor Mike Yake's team of "Team
Beat It!" had a big tent set up with
water and food and the Mayor
himself, decorated with a painted
pink ribbon on his cheek, walked
with folks around the grass track.
"This is such a great cause," he said.
Pulling up his sleeve, he revealed
a port still stuck in his arm. "I just
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Look around you; these people are
here to help others. I think that's
what Gulfport is really all about!"
Relay team members Regina
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Marcum were all smiles as they
walked with a setting sun behind
them. All three agreed that the relay
was a great cause and felt they could
finish the whole thing without too
much trouble.
Newly minted Councilman David
Hastings, an oral cancer survivor
himself, walked the track with
other survivors. He is responsible
for bringing to Gulfport the free oral
cancer screenings in the Walgreens'
parking lot on May 8th-10th.


In all, there were 28 teams
participating and over $14,000.00
was raised for cancer research. Job
well done, Gulfport.

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
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i By Bill Northrop B_Northrop@theGabber.com


L yet's try something light
instead of heavy topics such
as teacher's tenure, health
bills, cap and trade and a hundred
other things that claw at us. This is a
story that reminds of why we live in
Florida, or at least come here in the
winter. It's a true story told to me
last week by my family physician, a
respected internist in Washington,
Pa.
Like most of the East and Northeast,
Western Pennsylvania had a tough
winter. Not only was it cold, but the
snow just kept coming. I know that
in December, when we were there, it
snowed in some small way daily and
temps didn't get above freezing. It
got worse. The Big Snows came.
Harry lives in a rural area and
with snows of two feet, travel was
nearly non-existent. Snow shoveling
was a blood sport. That was all right


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realized I wasn't going to beat the
snow and that I might as well enjoy
how beautiful it was. And, it was
beautiful." I could visualize the
scene: cold, white, beautiful and
magnificently quiet.
So, he took it all in. There was only
one problem. They (he and his wife)
had no electricity and therefore no
heat and no light. Well, that's only
a minor challenge for a man well
prepared. Twenty years ago, he
anticipated something like this and
had a plan. Let's call it plan A. He
went to the shed and got a kerosene
heater.
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It collapses when moved. But that
was o.k. because Harry was more
prepared than that. He had a
generator. That's a better solution
anyway.
Well, maybe. Try as he might,
he couldn't get it started. He
remembered that he faithfully
tested it regularly when he got it,
but maybe time went faster than
he thought. Like maybe ten years
faster. So, that left him, the well-
prepared, with plan B.
Plan B was an in-house, in chimney
inserted wood burning heater. Out
to the wood pile and a good supply
of old wood. Emphasis on the "old",
and we should add, "wet". By this
time, he said, his wife was saying
things like "three stooges show",
or something equally encouraging.
Not discouraged, Harry found some
charcoal lighter fluid and more
matches and the wood yielded its
heat. At last part of the very chilled
house now was at a more comfortable
60 degrees. However, keeping the
fire going was a challenge and each
re-start required more lighter fluid.
No problem, there was another can
in the shed.
The fire re-started all right, but the
new can of lighter fluid crumbled in
his hand right next to a roaring fire.
Dashing for the door with kerosene
dripping a trail behind him, Harry
expected a following trail of fire.
Good luck, this time. No trail of fire.
Now, the trick was to keep the fire
roaring all the time. That worked
too, except that the flue fell or
melted off. There it was red-hot in
the center of the fire, retarding the
heat. It had to come out.
Again, wellprepared, Harry grabbed
his heavy, all-purpose leather gloves
and with the help of fire tongs lifted
the flue out. He grabbed it with his
gloves, and headed for the door.
Oops. It burned through the gloves,
he dropped the flue and it fell on
the rug, dissolving the fibers. With
that Plan B dissolved and his wife
declared, "we're out of here". The
snow shoveling efforts did pay off in
the long run.
The electricity was off for a week.
Doesn't Florida look good? At least
until hurricane season.

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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 Served Lunch Served
am3pm 11-2 Lunch am3pm 11 am-3pm
1m-Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band Breakfast 8:30 11am No Lunch Served am-pmpm
Ron's Karaoke 7pm Southern Knights Band 7-1pm Ron's Karaoke 7pm Bingo 6pm
7-11pm Kitchen open

Second, and final, nominations of officers will be Monday, April 19 at the Legion General Meeting at 7:00 p.m. If you
would like to be nominated for an officer position, or if you would like to nominate someone, please attend this meeting.
Everyone will be asked to show their current membership card.
On Sunday, April 18, at 2 p.m. the Auxiliary will be initiating new members. If you are a new member and have not
been nominated, please attend this ceremony.
The Auxiliary is collecting pennies to help support the children and youth programs in our district. Please drop a few
coins, or dollars, in the jars at the bar.
Join us for dinner on Friday & Saturday nights from 5 to 7 p.m. The Southern Knights band plays after dinner both
nights. 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. Breakfast is served every Sunday from 8:30 to 11 a.m.
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!

Post 305
6999 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach 367-1596
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
Bar Bingo 7pm Fish Fry 6-8pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm SAL Blues Jam Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Regular Post Mtg. 6pm ALA Special Dinner
Food Served Entertainment 7-10pm Geno 7-10pm Session 2:00 Karaoke 7-10 pm Nominations 6-8pm
Food Served Harry 7-10pm nk Cin 7pm
Frank Caine 7-10pm


Hall rental for any occasion, call for rental prices at 727-367-1596 or check out our website at www.post305.org.
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be present to win, last Sunday of the month at 2:00. There will be a monthly cook-off.
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In just 26 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
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Free Songs of the
Soul Concert
Accomplished musicians from
around the world will celebrate the
soul-stirring music of Maestro Sri
('Iiiini.. at the Songs of the Soul
Concert on Monday, April 19 at 7:30
p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 243
Fifth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Admission is free.
The depth of Sri ('hlnni..y's music
invites each listener on a meditative
journey to realms of beauty and
peace. Songs of the Soul concerts
have enchanted capacity audiences
across five continents. Although
tickets are free, reservations are
required. Call 727-725-0013 and
visit www.songsofthesoul.com

Win A Free
Landscape Design
The Industrial Arts Center in
Gulfport has joined hands with
Christopher Ross ASLA Landscape
Design to give one lucky Tampa Bay
homeowner help with turning their
ugly yard into a Florida friendly
landscape they and their neighbors
- will love.
Landscape 911, a fundraiser for the
non-profit 3D arts teaching facility,
is open for entries now until April
21, Earth Day 40. The grand prize
winner will receive a professional
landscape plan by Christopher Ross
plus a few gifts to get them started.
The contest is open to homeowners in
Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.
To enter, homeowners are asked
to send 250 words about why their
landscape needs help. The short
essay should be accompanied by up
to five supporting documents such
as photos, written complaints from
neighbors or code violations. A panel
of judges, including Ross, will choose
the grand prize winner. The entry fee
is a $25 donation to the IAC.
The grand prize will be a
professional consultation and custom
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
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Masterpiece certificates, and hand-
blown glass art.
Entries may be mailed to the
Industrial Arts Center at 2902A
Beach Boulevard S., Gulfport, FL
33707. For more information, please
visit the Industrial Arts Center
online at www.IndustrialArtsCenter.
org or call 727-289-9365.

Town Shores Golf
Time is running out to get your
reservation in for the next golf outing
on Saturday, April 24. Checks or
money must be turned in by Monday,
April 19. Checks can be made out to
Terra Ceia Bay Country Club.


This outing is open to all men and
women owners, renters and guests
at Town Shores. Get your foursome
together or the committee will pair
you up with another grop.
The April price is $38 and includes
golf, cart, lunch, beverages and
prizes. Check-in is between 7:45-8:05
a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
Coffee and donuts will be available
after you check in.
Pleasecallforreservations andgetyour
moneyto anyofthe following members:
Gene Marckini at 345-4483, Lew
Lamb at 343-3046, Chester Halgas at
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St. Petersburg area are expected
to attend the YMCA of Greater
St. Petersburg's Healthy Kids Day
on April 17 from 11-1 p.m. The event
will be located at the Jim & Heather
Gills YMCA, 3200 First Avenue S.
This free fun-filled day will teach
children and families how to "Put
Play in Your Day" by emphasizing


the importance of daily activity and
proper nutrition.
Open to the public the event will
feature games and activities for
all ages. Outdoor activities and
carnival games, bounce house, Dunk
Tank, Tae Kwon Do demonstration,
Rock Wall (lIiIniltin and a Kids
Only Triathlon are just part of this
exciting day. There will also be dance
demonstrations, healthy cooking
recipes, face painting, goody bags,
andrefreshments. The St. Petersburg
K-9 unit and Fire Department will


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Services, Northeast Chiropractic
Center, All Children's Hospital Fit for
All Kids, F.A.B. Families, and others.
Information on immunizations, water
safety and healthy lifestyles will also
be available. YMCA Summer Camp
and Youth Sports registration will be
taking place and the YMCA will be
waiving all joining fees for that day
only.
For more information on YMCA of
Greater St. Petersburg's Healthy
Kids Day please contact Brittany
Derrickson at 727-328-9622 or visit
www.stpeteymca.org.

Community Band Gives
Concert at Church
The South Pasadena Community
Band will perform on Sunday,
April 18 at 3 p.m. at St. Matthew's
Episcopal Church, 738 Pinellas Point
Road S. in St. Petersburg. Music will
be on the green; bring folding chairs
or blankets. Concert is free (church
donation acceptable).

City of South Pasadena
Arbor Day Celebration
The City of South Pasadena will
have an Arbor Day celebration on
Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in Galatea
Garden located at 7015 Sunset Drive
S. in South Pasadena. The City will
receive their 21st consecutive Tree
City U.S.A. award. Mattioli School of
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Have Coffee and Learn
about Mentoring
The Adults Mentoring Children
program of Gulf Coast Community
Care will hold a "Coffee Hour" for
residents of Pinellas County who
would like to learn more about
becoming a mentor for a child. The
event will be held at Panera Bread
located at 10801 Starkey Road in
Largo on Saturday, April 17, from
10:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m. Refreshments
will be served. There is no charge;
space is limited. To RSVP please call
Sandy (727) 479-1814 or Susan (727)
479-1800 x 3038.

Centennial Events
Calendars
Souvenir Centennial events
calendars are still available at
Gulfport City Hall and the Gulfport
Historical Museum. There are many
events going on all year long; don't
miss them! All proceeds benefit
the Gulfport Historical Society
scholarship fund.


Tampa Bay had the (Best)
Blues Last Weekend
By Leigh Clifton
A stellar line up of the who's who of blues
was in town last weekend as the Tampa
Bay Blues Fest Blues By the Bay celebrat-
ed its' 15th year in bringing the blues to St.
Petersburg's Vinoy Park. On an absolutely
spectacular weekend, the park was packed
with blues fans, food and crafts vendors.
Many danced to the music of such legends
as Jimmy Vaughn, of the Fabulous Thun-
derbirds, Shemikia Copeland, and crowd
favorite, Jacksonville guitarist JJ Grey and
Mofro, who closed the three day event.
Proceeds from the fest benefited PARC.


Shemekia Copeland belts out the
blues at Blues Fest last Sunday.


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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Friday 4/2
Drunk Driver- 5400 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5400 BIk 14th
Ave. S.
Narcotics/Drugs- 5000 Blk Jersey
Ave. S.
Burglary- 5000 BIk 8th Ave. S.
Drunk Person- 1800 BIk 52nd St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 4300 BIk
26th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk
13th Ave. S.
Arrest on Warrant- 5400 BIk 11th
Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 2700 BIk 54th St.
S.
Saturday 4/3
Domestic Battery- 5300 BIk 8th
Ave. S.
Lost or Stolen Tag- 2800 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Traffic Stop Failed to Stop- 4900
BIk 15th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1300 BIk
York St. S.
Domestic Battery- 5100 BIk 15th
Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1400 BIk
58th St. S.
Burglary- 2000 BIk 49th St. S.
Sunday 4/4
Battery- 4900 BIk Jersey Ave. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5300 BIk 13th
Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 1600 BIk 54th
St. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5000 BIk 29th
Ave. S.
Criminal Mischief- 4700 BIk Bay-
wood Pt. Dr. S.
Animal Complaint- 2400 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 2800 BIk Beach
Blvd. S.
Arrest on Warrant- 5100 BIk Preston
Ave. S.
Fight in Progress- 1500 BIk Gray
St. S.


Accident with Injuries- 5100 BIk
28th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 2200 BIk 56th
St. S.
Monday 4/5
Disabled Vehicle- 2200 BIk 49th St.
S.
Animal Complaint- 2200 BIk 56th
St. S.
Animal Complaint- 5100 BIk 17th
Ave. S.
Burglary- 1800 Blk 53rd St. S.
Tuesday 4/6
Burglary- 5100 BIk Preston Ave. S.
Theft- 5000 BIk 9th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5600 BIk
Shore Blvd. S.
Fight in Progress- Trail Spur.
Domestic Verbal- 1600 BIk 57th St.
S.
Narcotics/Drugs- 6400 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle- 2900 BIk
45th St. S.
Animal Complaint- 4900 BIk 11th
Ave. S.
Wednesday 4/7
Narcotics/Drugs- 2700 BIk Miriam
St. S.
Robbery- 2900 BIk 45th St. S.
Animal Complaint- 5200 BIk 16th
Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 2100 BIk
53rd St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5500 BIk
Shore Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk
13th Ave. S.
Thursday 4/8
Theft- 5700 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Suspicious Vehicle- 2100 BIk 54th
St. S.
Battery- 5300 BIk 14th Ave. S.
Lost or Stolen Tag- 2200 Blk 52nd
St. S.


Disabled Vehicle- 2200 BIk 53rd St.
S.
Arrest on Warrant- 1600 BIk 58th
St. S.
Animal Complaint- 700 BIk 59th St.
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.
The Zone 1 Crime Watch Group is inviting everyone 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.






"Gus" Returns to
Gulfport
The Gulfport Community Players
will open a Jim Brochu comedy
entitled "Cookin' with Gus" at the
Catherine A. Hickman Theater of
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
(Gus) Richardson is a famous food
columnist and cookbook author. Her
agent tells her she's been offered
her own daily network TV show.
She tries to do a taping and then
finds out that she has stage fright
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her friends trying to help her get
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work. Bernie threatened her, one of
Gus's friends (Gypsy Carmen) casts
spells, and the her husband, Walter,
tries hypnotism. This seems to work,
but the actual taping turns into a
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are on sale now for just $15 each. Get
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Beach Bazaar, the Gulfport Chamber
of Commerce, the Casino, at the door,
or by calling them at 727-322-0316
for advance sales.
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This is an exercise class that
includes a combination of aerobics
and strength training designed to
raise your heart rate into a "cardio
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accompanied with upbeat music.
The fee will be $5 per class and will
be held on Tuesdays, starting April
20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the game
room at the Gulfport Recreation
Center. Please contact the instructor
Billie at 239-313-0876 or John at the
Recreation Center at 727-893-1079.

New Belly Dance Class
The Gulfport Recreation Center
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on Tuesday evenings, 6:45-7:45
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(instructor) at 561-302-6174 or John
at the rec. center at 893-1079 for
more information. Please register in
advance at gulfportseniorfoundation.
org or visit them at 5501 27 Avenue
S. in Gulfport.


Attention Bikers
Join in on the 1st Annual Poker
Run to benefit Get Rescued in
Gulfport on Sunday, April 25 from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Run will begin
at Jim's Harley Davidson, 2805 54
Avenue N. and proceed to Sportsters
Bar, Gulfport on the Rocks and The
Undertow. For more information
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Saturday April 24, 2010 has been
proclaimed Florida Lighthouse Day
by Gov. Charlie Crist. In recognition
of this, the Egmont Key Alliance
will have volunteers on the island
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The base of
the lighthouse, built in 1858, will be
open as will an area of photos and
memorabilia from the U.S. Coast
Guard. A commemorative cake and
lemonade will be served. Souvenir
items and bottled water will be
available for purchase.
There are several charter boat
companies that visit Egmont Key
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island regularly. Please contact
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Whether you come out on your own
boat or come out on a scheduled
trip, plan to visit Egmont Key on
Saturday April 24 to help celebrate
Florida Lighthouse Day. You'll have
a rare opportunity to see the inside
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Beach Goes Pops XX
Beach Goes Pops celebrates its
20th year on Pass-A-Grille Beach in
St. Pete Beach on April 23-24.
On Friday, April 23, starting at
4 p.m., there will be live music, food
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.
Pass-A-Grille Beach is located at
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
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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
evening performance which includes
a fabulous catered four-course
gourmet dinner with unlimited beer,
wine and champagne. Saxophonist
Jeff Zavac will entertain dinner
guests starting at 5:30 p.m. till 6:30
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
opportunities please contact Paula
Beersdorf at 727-459-8057 or
paulab@sunriskinc.com. For any
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One of the single largest
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cases, your entire life savings could
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As a result, it is very important
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The first document that a potential
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the most important papers you will
sign in a real estate transaction. The
details contained in this agreement
determine what real property you
will buy and how you will buy it.
What is in this agreement also
establishes what your rights and
responsibilities are in the upcoming
real estate transaction.
The following is a brief checklist of
items which should be considered by
a buyer of real estate:
1. What exactly are you purchasing?
Are land, buildings and personal
property included as part of the
sale?
2. When will you be entitled to take
possession of the property? Will the
current owners need time after the
closing to move out of the property?
Can you live with this?
3. What kind of deed should the
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Should it be an agreement for deed, a
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corporation is involved in the deal?
7. What are the zoning or other
restrictions on the use of the real
property?
8. Are water, mineral or timber
rights involved in the sale of the real
estate? Have they been properly
covered in the agreement?
9. In what time frame does the
purchase offer need to be accepted
or refused? Are there certain
contingencies in the real estate
contract which require satisfaction
prior to the contract becoming
effective and legally enforceable?
10. Who pays for the costs of title
insurance, property inspection,
intangible tax on the mortgage,
documentary stamps and the broker
fee?
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which should be answered before you
sign a real estate agreement. Only
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purchase you are contemplating will
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Town Shores
Red Hatters
They will hold the monthly Bunko
game tomorrow, Friday, April 16 in
the clubhouse lounge at 12:45 p.m.
Bring your $2 donation and wear
something red or purple.
They will have lunch at Maddy's
on Shore Blvd. on Friday, April 23
at 12:30 p.m. You can walk together
or rides will be provided to those
who need a ride. Please call Judy at
344-7558 or Petie at 343-6450 to
make a reservation.

Attention Hyatt
Optical Patients
Hyatt Optical Inc. and the
optometric practice of the late Dr.
Robert A. Bryan has now officially
closed. At the request of Dr. Robert
A. Bryan's estate, Dr. John H. Mason
and the Mason Eye Clinic have
agreed to immediately assume the
ongoing eye care and optical needs
of his patients as well as the storage
of all patient files. Dr. Mason's office
is located at 5712 Fifth Avenue N.
in St. Petersburg, 727-344-0800,
Masoneyeclinic.com. Patient records
provided upon request.

Chabad to Host
Cocktails and Auction
ST. PETERSBURG: Chabad Jewish
Center of Greater St. Petersburg will
host a Gala Cocktail and Auction
Evening, celebrating seven years of
community service to the Greater
St. Petersburg Jewish Community.
The Chabad Jewish Center is a non-
profit organization that promotes
spiritual awareness and social
sensitivity. Whether it be through
adult education classes, hands
on educational programs, holiday
enrichment programs, summer
camp or the Jewish Women's events,
the Chabad Jewish Center is always
there for an adult or child in need.
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Ethel Buns Bergerman, "featuring
a dazzling array of prizes with both
live and silent auction items such
as a week's stay in a stunning home
in North Carolina, sunset cruise
for 30, beautiful jewelry, Judaica,
art, electronics, spa treatments
and more". Delicious hors d'oeuvres
and cocktails will be served, and
comedian Marc Weiner will entertain
and amuse the crowd. Marc Weiner,
a world famous comedian, has
entertained audiences since 1980,
and appeared on many TV shows,


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* Detailed medical history and physical exam
* Review of medications and education of
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* Cognitive evaluation
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including Saturday Night Live,
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The event will take place on Sunday,
April 25 at the Bilmar Beach
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10650 Gulf Boulevard in Treasure
Island. Couvert is $54. Individual
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Community
Just got off the phone with
of the first friends I made in
Gulfport. For him, life is about
community. He's so exuberant about
the idea that it made think about the
Gulfport community. When I first
moved to Gulfport, I wasn't looking
for community, but it was there all
the same, and it impressed me.
Now, though, I wonder if Gulfport
may be losing its sense of community,
and it makes me sad. For those of
you who don't follow local politics,
let me back up.
Last week Margarete Tober
appealed to council. This is not
news; she attends almost every
council meeting and clearly puts
a lot of effort into understanding
the issues. More so, it seems, than
certain council members at certain
times. At Tuesday night's meeting,
she asked council to please "bring
to a close the matter of the city
attorney position." This, too, is not
news: anyone paying attention
and aware of how volatile council
meetings can get probably wants an
attorney permanently ensconced on
the dais, if for no other reason than
to protect their property taxes from
skyrocketing due to lawsuits.
No residents are suing Gulfport.
Yet. But it could happen any time,
as self-proclaimed "common citizen"
Al Davis intimated at Tuesday's
meeting. Actually, I think he
suggested that his attorney might
sue individual council members
Michele King and Sam Henderson
for slander. After having his address
to council, Mr. Davis and his wife
left the meeting.
Which comes back to community.
Because something has gone
horribly wrong when members of
the community have so much anger
that they threaten lawsuits, or when
council members won't respond to
those people because they are so leery
of an attack. When council meetings
get so charged with hate, it's hard
to remember that Gulfport fancies


itself a "waterfront Mayberry" with
"small town charm" or any number
of positive things.
I'm not saying Michele King and
Sam Henderson are right and I'm
not saying that Al Davis wrong. Ms.
King hasn't displayed generosity
of spirit with the Davis', but I can
quote Mr. Davis' allegations about
her just as quickly. That's my point:
if someone were to judge this city
by the way people behave at council
meetings lately, they'd dismiss the
idea of a community in this town as
crap and move to Sanibel instead.
If we used council meetings as a
metric, our idea of a community is a
place where nobody trusts anybody
or listens to one another; where
people always have their guard up.
Is that how you want the world to
see your community?
I moved to Gulfport by chance; I
wanted to live by the water and had
a large dog. I found an apartment
two blocks from the bay that allowed
large dogs, and it happened to be in
Gulfport. Total coincidence.
One Thursday my downstairs
neighbor brought me a copy of The
Gabber, a paper I had, in my former
life, bought advertising in but never
actually read. I sneered at weekly
community papers and the idea of
community. I didn't need community.
I needed food on the table and a way
to pay the power bill.
And still The Gabber sat around
for a week, as I think you all know,
it tends to do, and I started flipping
through it. I saw a notice that the
Gulfport Community Players needed
help. I volunteered. And I met Frank,
Ron, Jovanna, Judy, Miki, Carol,
and a whole host of other people who
welcomed me into their community
without question.
Seven years later, that's still how
I see Gulfport: a welcome without
question. It's a place where anyone
can come for a safe haven or new
beginning. It's a town where people
disagree but, when it matters most,
people look out for each other.


But not at council. It seems that
elected officials are so bogged down
by conflict that they don't govern
anymore. Important city business
-like hiring an attorney-gets
ignored. Certain segments of the
populace feel like it's their job to
attack council, and while I believe
that council must withstand more
scrutiny than those they serve, it
saddens me to see such hateful
undercurrents in a city prides itself
on community.
I won't deny that I empathize
with city staff and elected officials,
but I also empathize with folks like
Ms. Tober, who speak intelligently
without denigration or accusation
and often get ignored anyway.
I cannot, however, muster any
empathy for those who tear at this
city with threats and bullying, no
matter what side of the dais they sit
or stand. When they treat council
meetings like battles, they slaughter
the foundations of this community.
I'm not saying people shouldn't
speak out. The right to participative
government is one of America's
capstones. But there's no need for
this level of discord.
So I beg both sides, before it gets
any worse, before the city hires an
attorney because it must and not
because it should, take the first step.
Be the bigger person. I'm not asking
you to give up your ideals. I do ask
this: who of you will be first to call
the other and say, "I don't want to
fight anymore. I disagree with you,
but I respect your position in this
city. How can we work together?
How can we end this war?"
I know both sides feel attacked
and both sides believe they're right.
I'm sorry, but that doesn't matter;
your community is watching you.
Community matters. Gulfport
matters. Your town is not against
you and you are not against it, yet
look at the legacy you're leaving- one
of bitter hatred and threats.
How great for Gulfport if instead
you left a legacy of understanding.
Oh, I'm not suggesting we all sit
in a circle and hold hands. I'm
suggesting that your love for this
community will allow you to do the
hardest thing of all: set down your
anger and righteousness and forge
ahead... together.

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

3K Event to Benefit
Gulfport Senior Center
A 3K "Strut Your Stuff' event will
be held on Saturday, April 24 to
benefit the Gulfport Senior Center's
fitness center and fitness programs.
Participants may walk or run along
the nearly two-mile route that winds
through some of Gulfport's most
scenic streets. The event begins at
9 a.m. at the Gulfport Senior
Center, 5501 27 Avenue S. and will
end at noon. All ages are invited to
participate. An entry fee of $10 per
participant will be collected.
The event will also feature vendors,
opportunity drawings, fitness
information and more. Vendor
spaces are available at $25 per space.
Donations of bottled water, snacks
and gifts for participants are also
sought from local businesses.
The Gulfport Senior Center's
fitness center opened nearly one
year ago. Offering cutting-edge self-
moving exercise chairs, treadmills,
stationary bikes and more, the
Center is open to all Senior Center
Foundation members 50 years and
older. The Center is raising funds to
facilitate their 5-year plan to expand
the fitness center.
For more information about "Strut
Your Stuff' and to register, contact
volunteer Lynda Shehan at 727-
323-3892 or email nolringmaster@
aol.com, or contact Gulfport Senior
Center Activities Director Cynthia
Dean at 727-893-2237.

Club to Present Annual
Standard Flower Show
The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
in conjunction with the City of St.
Petersburg's Green Thumb Festival
will present its Annual Standard
Flower Show on Saturday, April 24

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from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday,
April 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the
Walter Fuller Community Park,
7891 26 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
The theme of this year's juried show
is "Dancing...Under the Stars". The
Design Division will create floral
designs inspired by the various styles
of dance. On display will be prize
winning plants including orchids,
bromeliads, cacti and succulents.
There will also be educational, youth
and artistic craft exhibits. Also
during the festival will be the popular
Grow & Share Clinic where each
attendee receives a free plant grown
by members of the Garden Club of
St. Petersburg. The Children's Plant
Fair will be open both days from 9


a.m. to 4 p.m. Children attending
will receive a free plant and t-shirt.
Call Jill Anderson at 798-1970 or
Pat Strawn at 576-4831.

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.
spbrec.com under Adult Programs,
Yoga Classes, or contact Wendy
Hessinger 727-686-0123, Cathy
Sattler 727-367-7573, or Osha Ray
805-680-3877.


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Cindy Hislip of Brandon walked back and forth on Upham Beach Saturday
morning listening and looking for what lie hidden in the sand with the aid of
her metal detector. For her the three hours on the beach meant exercise and
maybe enough change to cover her parking at the nearby beach lot, Hislip
said.
"It's just basically exercise and kind of fun. It's digging, bending, squatting.
You get soar using muscles, kind of like when gardening," Hislip said.
Hislip said to find more valuable items usually means going in the water,
because that's when items like rings or bracelets tend to slip off of people. She
said once she did dig down to a jagged can inches from where a little girl was
making a sand castle. If the child would have scooped in the sand it would
have cut her, Hislip said.
"I'm not going to find anything that is going to blow anybody's socks off. I find
flip flops," Hislip said.
Spring break is the best time of year to go metal detecting. People, who are
really into it, scout out where people are sitting and come back later to see
what's left behind, Hislip said.
A little closer to the water Ty Heston of St. Petersburg walked and sorted the
items he found. Sea glass in one pocket, pull-tabs in another.
"It's a good community service. People don't want glass and fish hooks in
the sand," Heston said. "I thank God for each day and I want to trust Him in
everything. If I find anything it's because the Lord led me to it."






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The Process of
Preserving History
ST. PETE BEACH- The process of
upgrading and expanding structures
within Pass-a-Grille can soon be
simpler. The Historic Preservation
Board and the Planning Board
met together and worked on the
ordinance, which was approved at
the April 13 commission meeting.
At the next commission meeting the
commission will review flow charts
showing the new processes proposed
in the ordinance.

City Seawall
Improvements
ST. PETE BEACH- The St. Pete
Beach City Commission approved
$44,466 in seawall work, which
comes from the budgeted capital
improvement schedule. Marine
Contracting Group of Punta Gorda
will do the replacement of the South
Maritana & West DeBazan seawall
(near the tennis courts and just
south of the Pinellas Bayway). They
will also replace a seawall cap at
Sunset Park, which is at the end of
73rd Avenue just south of Woody's.

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.
spcatampabay.org or call 727-586-
3591.

Bipolar Support Group
A Bipolar Support Group meets
every Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.
at Suncoast Community Mental
Health, 4024 Central Avenue in St.
Petersburg. All are welcome. Free
admission.
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Foreclosure Fraud
Prevention Seminar
With more than 23,000 foreclosure
cases in the Pinellas-Pasco court
system, foreclosure fraud has become
a real problem in Pinellas County.
Unscrupulous individuals prey
upon those who are in the process of
losing their homes, promising relief,
but providing few tangible results.
Pinellas County's Department of
Justice and Consumer Services
recently received a $100,000 federal
grant to fight foreclosure fraud. The
grant was provided through the
American Recovery & Reinvestment
Act.
A seminar alerting consumers to
the perils of foreclosure fraud and
offering direct assistance referrals
for those who have either fallen
behind in their mortgage payments
or anticipate missing payments in
the future is being held on Saturday,
April 24 at the Gulfport Casino, 5500
Shore Boulevard S. in Gulfport from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For information on this and future
seminars, call 727-464-6200. For
information on assistance provided
as a result of this grant, visit www.
pinellascounty.org/foreclosure.

Friends of Strays
Benefit
Sal's Townshores Restaurant, 5808
28 Avenue S. in Town Shores Plaza
has been a Gulfport eatery for over 20
years. On the weekend of May 1 and
2, the new owners will be celebrating
their one year anniversary by
donating 15% of all proceeds to
Friends of Strays. Free pastries will
be available with breakfast. Come
out and celebrate Sal's anniversary
while helping our animal friends.
Call 347-5788.

FUNDAY Open House
on the Waterfront
On Saturday, May 8 from 1-4
p.m., Gulfport's Boca Ciega Yacht
Club invites area residents to enjoy
a free party at the club and on the
bay. Free hot dogs (while supplies
last), sailboat rides (first come, first
served during event hours), club
tours, demonstrations, exhibits, kids
coloring contest (ages 1-12) and door
prizes.
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"People will learn about the Club's
active cruising program and its
challenging racing opportunities.
Of equal importance is the Club's
outreach to the community through
its Sail School and Youth Sailing
Program. Area teens will learn how
they can join the club's recently
established Sea Scout Boat 915 to
become experienced sailors while
having a lot of fun." says Chairperson
Jean Proach.
During the festivities, a membership
team will be on hand to show people
how easy and inexpensive it is to
become a part of Boca Ciega Yacht
Club and enjoy its boating, social
and community service activities.
Membership is open to sailboat
owners, want-to-be sailboat owners
and those who have a love of sailing.
Most fees are discounted for Gulfport
residents.
Boca Ciega Yacht Club is located
one block south of the Gulfport City
Marina off 49th St. S. Turn left onto
Del Rio Way to 4600 Tifton Drive S.


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Government relations consultant
and former state representative
Leslie Waters will be the speaker
for the Business and Professional
Women meeting on May 6. Waters
will discuss her experiences
training 37 women candidates who
were running for the Egyptian
Parliament.
The group meets at 400 Beach
Seafood and Tap House located
at 400 Beach Drive NE in St.
Petersburg. Networking begins at
11:30 a.m. and the meeting begins
at 12 noon. Meetings are open to the
public but reservations (see below)
must be made by noon the Tuesday
prior to the meeting. Cost is $16 for
members and $21 for visitors.
For more information or for
contact information visit www.
BPWStPetePinellas.org or to reserve
email RSVP@BPWStPetePinellas.
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Cake Decorating Class
Have you always wanted to be a
cake decorator? Now you can in just
three hours with an Icing on the Cake
home party by Eshia at the Gulfport
Recreation Center. Adult and
children's classes will be available
on Monday from 6-9 p.m. for $20
per class. You bring an un-iced cake;
the decorating tools will be supplied
and you leave with a beautifully
decorated cake. Please call Eshia at
727-289-7448 for more information.
Pre-registration is required before
attending class. Class start date will
be given by the instructor.

Beta Sigma Phi
Sunshine City Council members
are looking forward to the annual
Founder's Day Banquet which will
be held on Thursday, April 29 at
7 p.m. at the Wine Cellar on
Redington Beach. At this banquet
the new Sunshine City Council
officers will be installed, new chapter
presidents will be recognized, and
chapter women of the year will be
honored. The Sunshine City Council
Woman of the Year and Ideal Sister
will be announced.
Beta Sigma Phi is an international
sorority which provides women with
a social and cultural outlet. The 12
chapters of Sunshine City Council
meet at various times depending on
the chapter format. Chapters may
participate and support a variety of
service projects in the area. If you
would like to learn more about Beta
Sigma Phi, please contact Sharon
Melton at 595-9625.
Sunshine City Council Executive
Board will meet on Monday, April 19
at 7 p.m. at the home of Susan Henry.
The next regular meeting will be held
on Monday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. At
this meeting election of officers will
be held for the 2010-2011 year.
Laureate Epsilon Theta's next
regular meeting will be held on
Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at the
home of Miriam Garcia with Miriam
Garcia presenting the program.
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Boating Classes
in Gulfport
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16
Gulfport at 3120 Miriam Street S.
(behind the Gulfport City Marina)
is now offering a variety of boating
classes including multi-lesson
courses and one day boating seminar
courses. If you are interested in an
exciting, in-depth boating safety
course, the BS&S is their most
popular course.
Boating Skills and Seamanship
(BS&S) start any Thursday 7:30-
9:30 p.m, 13 week revolving course,
$40 for materials. Sailing Skills and
Seamanship (SS&S) and Weekend
Navigator (WN) will be offered on
Tuesday nights when enough people
have signed up. For information,
email auxgulfport@yahoo.com or
call Leonard at 686-6940.
They also offer one-day seminar
courses including About Boating
Safety (ABS) which meets the
minimum requirement for a new
FL Safe Boating ID card, GPS for
Mariners (GPSFM), How to read
a Nautical Chart (HRNC) and
Suddenly in Command (SIC). These
courses vary in price and will be
offered on Saturdays when enough
people have signed up.
For more details on course
content visit http://cgauxed.org/
completecourses.html. The ABS,
BS&S, and SS&S courses give you
the knowledge needed to obtain a
boat license or safety certification
in many states and all three offer
Florida safe boating certificate
upon successful completion. Boating
insurance companies also offer
discounts.

Gulfport's Free Oral
Cancer Screening
The City of Gulfport, in conjunction
with the Oral Cancer Foundation,
will be hosting a free Oral Cancer
Screening on Saturday, May 8 from
10 a.m. 2 p.m. at the Walgreen's
parking lot on the corner of 58th St.
S. and Gulfport Blvd. S. in Gulfport.
This event was spearheaded by
Councilman David Hastings through
his experience with fighting oral
cancer and being a survivor.
Oral cancer belongs to the head
and neck cancer group, and is often
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referred to by other names such as
tongue cancer, mouth cancer, tonsil
cancer, lip cancer, and throat cancer.
While some people think this is a
rare cancer, it is not. Approximately
100 people in the U.S. will be newly
diagnosed with oral cancer each day,
and it takes a life in the U.S. every
hour of every day.
The key to reducing the death rate
of oral cancer is earlier detection,
and the key to that is for all adults
to receive opportunistic oral cancer
examinations at least once a year.
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and those with a prior history of


cancer should be examined more
frequently. Even people who do
not share those traits should be
examined annually in light of the
mounting evidence of a link between
oral cancer and the sexually
transmitted human papilloma virus
(HPV type 16).
This event is co-sponsored by the
City of Gulfport and the Oral Cancer
Foundation. To learn more about
oral cancer go to www.oralcancer.org
on the web. For event information,
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Mark Twain Himself
Mark Twain will be appearing
on the 100th anniversary of his
alleged death to offer his views on
the issues of his day on Wednesday,
April 21 at TheStudio@620 located
at 620 First Avenue S. in downtown
St. Petersburg. The doors open at
6:30 p.m. and the fun begins at 7 p.m.
Ample street parking is provided.
Mr. Twain will speak about
questions of the day: health care,
evolution, education, war and
politics. The event is a benefit to
raise funds for Haitian Relief. The
proceeds will be administered by the
Rev. Dr. David Pitt, Chaplain at All
Children's Hospital, who is leading
a mission trip to offer health care,
education and basic necessities.
The mission trip is sponsored by
Lakewood United Church of Christ
where Dr. Pitt is a member.
Ticket price is about $20, more
or less as you are able. Tickets are
available in advance at the church,
2601 54 Avenue S. or at the door.
Call 867-7961.


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.

Host Families Needed
for Exchange Students
Pacific Intercultural Exchange (PIE)
is a non-profit organization looking
for caring families to host high
school students from many countries
around the world. The students are
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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
tax deduction of $50 per month for
every month the student is in the
home.
Visit their website at www.pieusa.
org or call 1-877-534-3144 or email
to patlittrell@pieusa.org.


Attorney Keith Sanders,

Handles Bankruptcies


You 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-
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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


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.


Keith Sanders, Esq.
Sanders Law, P.A.
6702 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-209-0744
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City Requests More landscaping at Bank site
ST. PETE BEACH- Architects showed updated plans with more landscaping
in front at a proposed new bank at Dolphin Village. The City Commission
approved building facade design, landscaping, lighting, and building placement
and environmental plans for the proposed new Chase Bank. The approval was
a condition of the site plan amendment requested by the commission at its
March 23 meeting.
After the March 23 commission meeting a couple of other issues came up
in conversation with citizens, commissioners said concerning landscaping and
sidewalks. The applicant will allow an easement for possible future sidewalk
improvements and undergrounding utilities. The applicant will reimburse
the city for up to $3,000 for street furniture on the property, Community
Development Director Karl Holley said.
Chris Kirschler of BDG Architects showed a wider landscape buffer in the
front with the building back a bit more. To keep with the original planned
Dolphin Village design the building will be a warm yellow tone with Bahamas
style shutters and a metal roof.
There will be palm elements along Gulf Boulevard, which allows a view
through and creates an aesthetic site. On the east side to separate from the
existing retail there will be evergreens and shade trees. All the species are
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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.

Deadline for Homebuyer
Tax Credit Nears
If you've been thinking about
buying your first home and want to
take advantage of the federal first-
time homebuyer tax credit of up to
$8,000 you'll want to act quickly.
Eligible buyers must buy or enter
into a binding contract to buy on or
before April 30, 2010, and close on
the home by June 30.
To help finance the home, a mortgage
program from the Housing Finance
Authority of Pinellas County could
be the key to homeownership for
first-time homebuyers. The Home
Key First Mortgage Program is for
individuals who have never owned a
home, have not owned a home in the
last three years, or for veterans. The
program is available in Pinellas, Polk
and Pasco counties. The interest
rate for the 30-year fixed interest
rate mortgage is just 5.175 percent.
In Pinellas County, down payment
and closing cost assistance is
available through the Home Key
Second Mortgage Program. Up
to $6,500 is available at 0 percent
interest. The second mortgage is
deferred until the home is sold,
transferred or refinanced.
According to Anthony Jones,
executive director of the Housing
Finance Authority, "The down
payment assistance and the federal
tax credit may provide first-time
homebuyers the opportunity to
achieve homeownership that might
otherwise not be possible."
For more information on getting
the key to homeownership, call (727)
464-8210 or visit the website at www.
pinellascounty.org/community/hfa.
For more information about the
homeownership tax credit, visit www.
irs.gov. The IRS tax information line
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Get Your Free Vessel
Safety Inspection
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16
Gulfport offers free Vessel Safety
Checks on vessels up to 65 feet.
They now also conduct free annual
commercial fishing, towing and
6 pack charter (OVPV) vessel
inspections which can save owners
thousands in fines. Commercial
vessel owners may advertise their
vessel as USCG inspected and get
insurance discounts upon satisfactory
inspection. Call Jim at 727-742-5140
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appointment.

Live Music Offered at
Gulfport Fresh Market
GULFPORT: Frank Hewlett plays
guitar, cracks jokes, tell stories and
sings tunes that originated in 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 3p.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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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
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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.
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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.

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.


Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren Support
Grandparents Raising 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.

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
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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.

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
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.

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.;
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The St. Pete Road Runners Club
is teaming up with the Tampa
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This event is to raise awareness
and funds for pancreatic cancer
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May 22 at 8:30 a.m. at the War
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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
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or call 727-329-8657 to get an entry
form and more details. Contest
deadline is April 15.

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 ofelectronics andfurniture
may be delivered to the PARC Thrift
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developmental disabilities at PARC.
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Excerpts heard at the April 13, 2010

St. Pete Beach

City Commission Meeting


Public Comment


& Council Quotes

"We always have quite a crowd there."
-Mayor Mike Finnerty, on the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative's 20th
anniversary. Mayor Finnerty praised the city's excellent library and its
services.

"In order to grant a wish, the average cost is $7,000."
-Sean McQuaid, for the Suncoast Make-a-Wish Foundation on having a
Beach Walk for Wishes at The Tradewinds Islands Resort on May 15 with
registration at 8:30 a.m.

"We want to make this utility self sufficient."
-Rob Ori of Public Resource Management Group, on the reclaimed water
sufficiency and rate study. He shared a six-year plan with options to make
the reclaimed water system self-sufficient including setting aside money
for capital improvements to the system. Voters approved the creation of
the reclaimed water system in 1992, which now has 2,958 connections in
the city. About 80 percent of the city uses the system. Currently $11.50 is
the monthly rate for single-family residents.

"I am a little uncomfortable charging somebody for something they
are not using."
-Commissioner Jim Parent, on a proposed possibility of charging everyone
in the city for reclaimed water because hookups exist throughout the city.
Another option discussed was raising current user rates.

We could have beer and hamburgers and raise the flag and the
whole nine yards"."
-Paul Pfister, on putting together a community fundraising event possibly
on the 4th of July to help offset litigation and other city costs.

"Sometimes its very hard to read these things in black and white,"
- Commissioner Marvin Shavlan on asking for color copies of plans to
better see what is on a diagram, because photocopies of color diagrams
can be difficult to read.

"Please start sending more packages to Afghanistan,"
-a U.S. soldier, a request Mayor Finnerty read from a soldier stationed in
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Egmont Key: Escape Into History


By Cathy Salustri
"Anythin'for a quiet life, as the man said when he took the
situation at the lighthouse" -Charles Dickens

TH A .In 1757 the Spanish Royal Fleet, led
W ..by the explorer Don Francisco Maria
Cell, stopped at a small island in Tampa Bay on their
way up the Hillsborough River. Less than a century later,
the British visited and named that island after the Earl
of Egmont, and while the British flag never flew over the
island (the Spanish kept hold of the island until ceding
Florida to the US in 1821), the name remains.
Signaling the entrance to Tampa Bay, Egmont Key still
welcomes ships. In 1848, the government built a lighthouse
there, and 50 years later started building Fort Dade. When
completed in 1910, the Fort had 70 buildings, artillery
batteries, brick streets, and
water, sewer and electricity.
By 1920 the artillery was
out-of date. Today, the
remnants of Fort Dade lie
in ruins around the island
and in its waters.

*Visitors to
WHY:E'g n
WEgmont
Key can choose their reason
to visit: history or solitude. .
History buffs delight in
exploring the overgrown
ruins, crumbling batteries
dotting disappearing brick -
roads, and the old
Fresnell lens on
display.
Locals craving
peace and quiet
fall in love with r
Egmont for -
another reason
entirely: the quiet.
With the advent
of warm weather, -
sun-seeking .
snowbirds and
spring breakers -
alike swarm public t
beaches. While
as Floridians we accept and expect tourism, the deserted
beaches on Egmont Key offer an escape from hotel-soaked
beaches fringed with karaoke bars and T-shirt shops.


H ~~, .Egmont Key is a Florida state park, but
*harbor pilots (local boat captains who take


the helm of freighters,
cruise ships, and
other large vessels as
they enter Tampa Bay
and safely bring those
vessels into port) have
a station there as well
as certain educational
programs. Visitors
cannot access these
parts of the island.


WHEN:
The park opens daily
at 8 a.m. And closes
at sunset.

V~ Ti "2. E ~Egmont Key lies southwest of
... h .Re o the southern tip of Fort DeSoto.
Set your GPS to 270 35' 10.5" N, 82' 45' 41" W. Don't have
a boat? Take the Egmont Key Ferry from Fort DeSoto
(867-6569) or book a half-day trip from St. Pete Beach at
Dolphin Landings (360-7411).

B E S part: Despite the tour boats, park rangers
. .and boat captains, it's still possible to
find a secluded stretch of beach. Turtles, manatee, dolphin
frequent the waters surrounding Egmont Key, and on
land you'll see one of the last remaining gopher tortoise
colonies. Visitors can also find giant shells, sand dollars,
and shark's teeth along the sandy beaches.


WORSTra o:
can't bring any pets on the
island and you can't go in the
lighthouse.


SPECIAL:
There are a couple of times a
year where the park makes an
exception on the lighthouse
rule, and one's coming up. From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on
April 24 the Egmont Key Alliance celebrates Florida
Lighthouse Day by staffing the island with volunteers
and showing off the base of the lighthouse, which will be
open to the public. Expect to get a healthy dose of history,
including a lighthouse keeper dressed in period garb. The
event costs nothing, although fans of the island may opt to
join the Egmont Key Alliance. Memberships start at $15.

Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@TheGabber.com.


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Boca Ciega High School

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2010 City of Gulfport
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The City of Gulfport will be hosting
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727-526-0127
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Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-
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ARE YOU READY FOR
HURRICANE SEASON?
Safe Rooms Window Relacement Remodeling
New Construction Additions Kitchens & Baths
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BUILDING IN GULFPORT SINCE 1973
727-327-2100 office/ 515-7509 & cell 321-5717 eves
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Baths Additions
*Kitchens .; f Porch
Storm Enclosures
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All Types of Remodeling Free Estimates
Bill (Skip) Whitman
727-528-8979
Licensed & Insured LC #CR C052336


J&H LAWN & TREE
It's time for Springtime Cleanups! Tree Trim-
ming to Removals. Roof & Gutters Cleared
of Debris. Monthly Lawn Service, Etc. Free
Estimates, Low Rates, Licensed/Insured. 727-
641-7089.

James Fox Tree Service
Owner/Operator for over 20 years
i "We make your trees feel beautiful"
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Property Maintenance
Stump grinding
SHazardous limb removal
Uic# 0700008985 Storm and roof protection
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ADDITIONS, RENOVATIONS-Windows,
Kitchens, Repairs & More. Noble Construction.
Over 30 Years Experience. Free Estimates.
Lic.#CBC1256435. Ted, 727-688-8554, 727-
576-7829.


$15.00 & UP
CALL CHRIS 504-4443
Complete Lawn Service, Tree Trimming, Mow-
ing, Edging and Clean-Up. "Its Time" Palm
Trees and Plants. Will Deliver and Plant, Best
Prices. Licensed and Insured. You Will Be
Happy, Guaranteed!
LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Clean-
ing, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush
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.
JEFF'S LAWN SERVICE- Mowing, Trimming,
Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and
Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable
rates, 727-341-0185
GREAT YARD WORK-Cutting, Edging, Rak-
ing Leaves, Clean Up Lots, Apartment Clean-
Outs, Garages. Tree Trim, Removal, Etc. Pres-
sure Washing. Sylvester, 460-8721.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE- Reasonable
Prices, Leaf & Debris Removal, Palm & Tree
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Interior/Exterior Painting, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Lic. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
1088.
PINNIX PAINTING INC.- Interior, Exterior. In
Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293.


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Thorough treatment using
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Ask about our once a year treatments.
R. Harry Harcourt, IES, CPO
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Remodels, New Construction, Better Business
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-REPAIR SPECIALIST
- Faucets
Toilets
Water Heaters
Sewer & Drain
Cleaning
S-- Leak Repair
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Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632.
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Licensed Facial Specialist, I come to You.
Personal Shopping/Errands, Appointments,
House Cleaning, Organizational Skills. Any-
thing you Need Done I Can Do. 316-312-
5023.
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ST PETERSBURG
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curist in S. Pasadena. Call Cell for Information
727-409-2853.
MAIDS FOR BUSY ESTABLISHED- Com-
pany, Excellent Rate Of Pay, Driver's License
referred but not Essential, 727-363-1074.
HANDYMAN P/T- Possible Live-In. Real
Handyman. 727-343-1637. Also Needed
Caregiver.
COUNTER HELP WANTED Days/Nights.
Bait Shop, Daily Pay. Plus Commission. Must
know something about fishing. Apply in Per-
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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-
72,000 Miles, A/C, Spare Tire Included. Runs/
Looks Good. Great Economy Car. $1500. obo
727-321-5305.
1994 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS LS-
88,000 miles, no rust. White w/blue top. $1500.
363-1303.
CASH PAID FOR CARS- Prices Subject to
Steel Market Value. 727-328-8004.

GOOD BAD UGLY
We Buy Good or Junk Vehicles, Motorcycles,
Boats. Free Removal. 727-235-7093.
TOW BAR COMPLETE-$75.00 727-420-
0100.
UP TO $500
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. 727-458-
3721, 727-458-7710.
UTILITY TRAILER-Enclosed. Drive-up Rear
Gate. 15" wheels. $700. 727-510-8146.


84" FLORAL COUCH $50.-Leather Chair w/
matching Footstool $50. Very Good Condition
727-347-7513.
FURNITURE REPAIR
IN HOME!
Dents, Scratches, Broken Legs, Dresser Draw-
ers, Recliners, Upholstery Repairs, Assembly,
Etc. 23yrs Experience. Affordable. 301-922-
1767, 727-289-8262.


ON-SITE NAIL TECHNICIAN-Pedicure &
Manicure Massage included. French mani-
cure, designs, both manicure & pedicure $10
each.; alone $12. Call 727-341-0956.
CANNON AE-1 FILM CAMERA- with wide
angle and short lens. $125 firm. Call the Gab-
ber office 727-321-6965.
OTHER WORLDS
Has Moved to Oldsmar Flea Market, Booth
1-22 East. Drums, Harps, Flutes, Bagpipes,
Sitars & More. Great Selection of Gemstone
Jewelry. Sat-Sun. 9-4p.m. 727-345-2800.
www.theotherworlds.com.

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.
GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
MEN'S HUFFY 6 SPEED MOUNTAIN-Bike.
Brand New $30. 727-867-1216.
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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
WET SLIPS-From 25' to 55' Sail of Power.
$7/F. Easy Access to Gulf. 4 Slips Left. 727-
641-6465.
1990 18FT. WELLCRAFT-with 140HP John-
son motor plus a Bimmine Top. Asking $3500.
Call John 727-345-8326.


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE- Insurance Auto
Auction, Inc., gives Notice of Foreclosure
of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on
5/10/10, 10:00 a.m. at 5152 126th Ave. N.,
Clearwater, FL 33760, pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Insurance Auto
Auction, Inc., reserves the right to accept or
reject any and/all bids. WBADK7303J9833561
1988 BMW, JM1EC431XN0130092 1992
MAZD, IN4BU31D2VC255468 1997
NISS, 4T1BG22K6VU026970 1997 TOYT,
1G6KD54YOWU765840 1998 CADI,
1G1JC5249X7153690 1999 CHEVY, PNYUS-
N9EA303 2003 PYN 1, 1B3HE78K17D153252
2007 DODG. (GN April 15, 2010)


HUGE GARAGE SALE- 7009 50th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, everything must go. Antiques
to furniture.
MOVING SALE EVERYTHING MUST GO-
1038 55th St. S. Saturday.8-?

GULFPORT
FLEA MARKET
9th Ave. S. & 50th St. S.
9-3pm Thursday Friday Saturday
Want to Sell with us? Car not big enough?
We have pickup & drop off service.
Vendors Spaces Available Call 258-1429
SAT ONLY! BACKYARD- Lots New & Used
Items. Baby Clothes, Collectibles, Lots More!
6575 Bougainvilla Ave. S.8-?
GIGANTIC YARD SALE-Furniture, Clothing
and Much More! 3113 Clinton St. S. Friday,
Saturday, Sunday 8am.-4pm.
MOVING SALE OF THE CENTURY!-6440
2nd Ave. S. Sat. Lots of Furniture and Every-
thing! All Goes, Great Prices!
JEWELRY ANTIQUES HOUSEHOLD -Great
Stuff Cheap! Garage Salers Garage Sale. Fri-
day 8-2p.m. 5213 17th Ave. S. in Alley.
Gabber April 15 April 21, 2010


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HUGE NEIGHBORHOOD SALE-Pasadena
Bear Creek Neighborhood. 58th St. S., 66th
St. S., 1st Ave. to 6th Ave. S. Sat. & Sun. 8am.
Look for Balloons and Signs.

BIG, BIG, BIG
YARD SALE!
3215 Fairfield Ave. So. Sat. 727-898-8827.
8:30-3:00. Clothes: Boys, Girls, Women &
Men. Furniture, Stuffed Animals, Lamps, Ce-
ramics & Lots More. Please Come and See,
Bring a Friend!

ALLEY SALE
350 Corey Ave. St. Pete Beach. Collectibles,
Dishes, Linens, Books, Art, Misc. Saturday
Only, April 17th, 9am.-2pm. Behind Corey
Corners 727-498-8778.
CARPORT SALE- Town Shores Manchester-
Saturday, April 24th, 8-2p.m. Something for
Everyone!
CROSSWIND COLONY-6800 20th Ave. N.
Sat. 4/17 8am.-1 pm.
ESTATE SALE-2564 Cordova Way S. Friday &
Saturday 8am.-1 pm.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9!-1P.M.-Burlington
Ave. N. at 42nd St. Electronics, Art, Books,
LP's No Toys or Clothes.



LOST DOG
SMALL OLD
CHIHUAHUA / DACHSHUND MIX

$100 Reward
In the vicinity of 53rd Ave. & 26th St. S.
Brown & Black with White,
Blue Collar, Loves the Dog Park.







84 year old grieving owner.
If you have knowledge that he past away,
please call.. the unknown is the worst.

727-580-3924


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.
Gabber April 15 April 21, 2010


NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL
- St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In
Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wicked-
ness and Snares of the Devil. May God Re-
buke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh
Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power
of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other
Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the
Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort
to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This
Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Com-
fort Me in My Difficulties and While Lodging in
the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and
My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God
Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All
of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have
Infinite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You
(Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Over-
come All Difficulties as You Did the Dragons
at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail
Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times).
This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Suc-
cession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal
Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in
the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress
and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This
Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Mat-
ter How Difficult, Before the Termination of 9
Tuesday. G.F.

POWERFUL PRAYER TO Holy Spirit, you
who solves all problems, who lights all roads so
that I can attain my goal, you who give me the
divine gifts to forgive and forget all evil against
me and that in asl instances of my life you are
with me, I want in this short prayer to thank
you for all things and confirm once again that I
never want to be separated from you, even in
spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with
you, in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy
toward me and mine. The person must say
this prayer for 3 consecutive days. After 3 days
the favor requested will be granted, even if it
may appear difficult. This prayer must be pub-
lished immediately after the favor is granted,
without mentioning the favor, only your initials
should appear at the bottom. TT.D.
POWERFUL PRAYER TO HOLY SPIRIT -
Holy Spirit, you who solves all problems, who
lights all roads so that I can attain my goal, you
wo give me the divine gifts to forgive and for-
get al evil against me and that in all instances
of my life you are with me, I want in this short
prayer to thank you for all things and confirm
once again that I never want to be separated
from you, even in spite of all material illusions.
I wish to be with you, in eternal glory Thank
you for your mercy toward me and mine.
G.B.



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1BR FURNISHED-Renovated Cottages or
Mobile Homes. St. Pete Location. Reasonably
Priced. Good Tenants Only. Very Few Left.
Monthly 727-410-6599.
SO. PASADENA 3BR/2BA-3 Lots from water,
Fenced Yard, Refrigerator, Stove, Microwave,
W/D, 1st/Last/Security. Pet Deposit. Cred-
it Check Required. Year Lease. $1,200/Mo.
Available May 1.727-546-1267 After 4p.m.
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.
3BR/2BA HOME-near Child's Park. New In-
terior Paint and Tile Floors. CHA, $875/Mo.
and $600/Deposit. 4537 11th Ave. S. 727-424-
4428.
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.
GULFPORT IMMACULATE 1BR/1BA. $550/
Mo. C/H/A, Water Paid, Laundry. Small Quiet
Complex. Petless, Smokeless. Reserved Park-
ing. 727-360-4054. Leave Message.

Handy / Maintenance
Person
for small apartment complex
in exchange for 1BR apartment
Utilities included.

727-743-2546

2519 BEACH BLVD.-1 BR/Studio Downstairs,
Wood Floors, Granite Countertops. On Park,
WSG Paid. Great Neighborhood, Quiet, Blocks
to Beach. $525/Mo. 727-822-2955.
SINGLE FAMILY-Furnished, Seasonal, Ma-
rina district. 2/1, fenced yard, garage, W/D,
Available to view. 207-752-0016 or 727-345-
0381.
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.
TOWN SHORES CONDO- Great View,Top
floor, corner unit. 2BR/2BA. 55+, No pets, Inc.
cable. $975/mo. annual. 727-542-2445.
S. PASADENA 2BR/2BA-Condo on 6th Floor.
Split Plan, Water View. Pool, Covered Parking,
W/D. Close to Shopping, Beach & Stetson
$900/Mo. Year Lease. Small Pet OK. 727-345-
9620.
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
PATRIOT SQUARE-3595 40th Ave. So. Large
3BR/2BA, Carpeted, A/C, 5 Appliances,
Swimming Pool, Clubhouse. $799/Mo. or Sale
$99,000 727-867-7022.

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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.
SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCY- All Utilities In-
cluded. 727-289-3588. Also need Part Time
Handyman & Caregiver.
GULFPORT FULL-1 Bedroom. CH&A, Ter-
razzo Floors. No Pets. $600/Mo. 1st/last/se-
curity. Water Included. Stetson Vicinity. DAN
YINGST REALTY 727-321-5258.

HISTORIC KEY WEST
STYLE BUILDING
5208 27th Ave. S. Walk to Arts District and
Waterfront, Large 1BR/1BA, Den, Diningroom,
Kitchen, White Picket Fence, Brick Streets,
Porch, High Ceilings, Wooden Floors, Large
Backyard, $650/mo. Available Immediately,
Call 727-452-8566.
6100 GULFPORT BLVD. UNIT 115A- Avail-
able 6/1, 2BR/1BA, Gated Condo w/Pool.
$1075/Mo. Updated. Across from Stetson. Da-
vid, C.R.R. 727-244-0989.
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.
1401 60TH ST.S.-3BR/2BA, $1150/Mo. One
Block From Stetson, Detached Garage,
Fenced yard. 727-235-5146.
COTTAGE ON BUS-Line. Gulfport. 1BR/1BA
Dishwasher, W/D, Water, WiFi Included, $625/
Mo. 1st/Last. Special 1st Month $500. Clean &
Quiet. 727-384-9154 or 727-565-5719.
2537 GRANADA CIRCLE E.- Lovely
2BR/1.5BA with den, large covered patio,
move-in ready, fresh paint, new carpet. Large
lovely fenced lot in Lakewood Estates, a golf
course community close to downtown, beach-
es. $950 + deposit. Call 239-218-3177 or 239-
898-9494.
2800 1/2 2ND AVE. N.-Kenwood. Large Clean
1BR/1BA. Wood Floors, Patio, W/D, Really
Cute. $525/Mo. & Sec. sp-houses.com 530-
235-2222
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.
LES CHATEAUX CONDO-2BR/2BA. New
Paint/Carpet. Water, Garbage, Cable Included.
Heated Pool, Clubhouse, Tennis and Shop-
ping. Non Smoking, No Pets. $850/Mo. plus
Security and Lease. 727-539-9800.


TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason-
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 327-5368.
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.
FIVE TOWNS 55+- 2/2, First Floor, Hurricane
Shutters. By Pool. All Amenities, No Pets.
$850/Mo. 727-547-9021.
IMMACULATE DUPLEX-1802 56th St. S.
2BR/1BA/Carport. 1000sqft. Tile throughout.
W/D Hook-up, Fenced yard. Small Pet Ok.
$800/Mo. 1st/Last/Security. 727-460-7380.
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.
SEASONAL RENTAL-In Gulfport. 2BR/1BA,
Furnished. Electric, Water & Cable Included.
Nice/Quiet. $190/Wkly plus Deposit. Also
1BR/1BA. $170/Wkly No Pets/Smoking 727-
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GULFPORT ROOM FOR RENT-With Private
Entrance. Nice, Clean and Walking distance
to Beach/Art District. Prefer Single Working
person. No Smoking/Pets. $150/Wk. $600/Mo.
plus Deposit 727-644-6194.
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.
FURNISHED EFFICIENCY- Across from
Beach. Single Person 55+ only. $600/Mo. in-
cudes Water, Sewer, Laundry Use. 727-415-
9733.
SUNSHINE SKYWAY LANE- Waterfront Con-
do, 2/2, Pool, Fishing Dock, 2 Balconies, Ga-
rage, W/D, C/H/A, NS. 727-867-4683.


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GULFPORT lbr park like setting, large screened porch, WSG Incl. $525
LAKE MAGGIORE Large 1 & 2 br with lake views WSG Incl $650-$750
GULFPORT 2or3br/lba, overlooking duck pond & ball field ONLY $695
49TH AVE. N. 3br/2ba EZ town access via 1st St. GREAT PRICE $495
BERMUDA BAY 2br/2.5ba 2 pools, new kitchen, windows, sld doors $995
PINELLAS POINT LAKE FRONT 4br/3ba, very open floor plan $1395

H3&x Rentals & Realty, Inc.
(727) 867-3767


1/1 CLEAN- And Comfortably Furnished,
Fully Equipped. C/H/A, W/D, 2 TV's. 5039 29th
Ave. S. Apt. B. $850/Mo. Available 5/1. 727-
418-7272.
BEAUTIFUL SPACIOUS 1BR CONDO- 1st
Floor Unit w/Patio. $750/Mo. includes Water/
Cable Trash/Maintenance. No Smokers/Pets.
Close to Stetson. Available May 1st. 716-693-
8612.



ROOMMATE WANTED-Male/Female. Fur-
nished Room, Quiet Neighborhood, Utilities
Included. $400/Mo. $150 Deposit. No Smoking
& Drug Free. 727-344-5206 or 813-927-7885.
FURNISHED BEDROOM-Share Kitchen &
Bath, Cable TV & Utilities $475/Mo. 727-343-
6350.
NEEDED FULL TIME-Widow in 70yr. old
range, S. Pasadena area, for Cooking, Light
House Keeping and Companionship for Wid-
ower in Exchange for Room and Board. Pri-
vate Bedroom and Bath. For info Please Call
727-204-9935.



OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE- From $398-$791/
Mo. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. 727-641-
6465.

REWARD
$CASH NOW$
For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest
Same day service. 727-564-0831 or 727-542-
8705.



RETIRED COUPLE SEEKING- Quiet, Dog-
Friendly House w/Fenced-ln Yard for Feb.,
Mar., & April 2011. Pay up to $1200/Mo. Will
Negotiate. Call 716-685-1392.






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BY OWNER- in Arkansas. 2100SF, Low Tax-
es/Utilities. 3BR/2BA, 1.82 acres. C/H/A, Fire-
place/Wood Stove. Open Concept. Sunroom,
eck, Laundry Room, Tool Room, Double
carport & Storage Bldg. Near Lake. 501-654-
4369.
ST. PETE CONDO-2BR/2BA, Very Clean.
Great Location over Looking Park like Setting.
Minutes from Shopping/Beaches. 55+ $29,900
obo. 727-742-6557.
CHEAPEST 2/2 IN-Bay Island. Ambassador
Building #603. Wood Floors, Waterview, Mint
Condition. 6 Pools, Tennis, Gym. $104,900.
55+ Gated. 727-748-9200.
GULFPORT 2/1 MOBILE-Home, $49,000!
Carport, No Rear Neighbor, Gulfport Beach-
way Park, Co-op Ownership. Call Bill Meredith,
GULFPORT REAL ESTATE, 727-224-5126.

Bank Owned
Homes Available
Help your community to clean up the foreclosure
mess and take advantage of today's low prices.
Alla Panteleyeva Broker,
REOS, Property Manager
AllaRealtor@hotmail.com
Florida International Realty
727-251-4004
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Newer A/C, upgraded carpet. Kitchen completely remodeled,
along with the bathrooms including cabinets, counter tops
and ceramic tile. This unit also has an 8 ft. full access storage
cupboard and is being sold partially furnished.
Easy to show, $99,500 call listing agent at 420-7263
L 0 Darrell Biggs
Mlm&As 727-420-7263


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.


727-430-7148
www.sailawayrealty.biz


LEASE W/OPTION-St. Pete. 3BR/1-1/2BA,
Near School. Fenced Yard, New CHA, Car-
pets. Complete renovation. $1500 down.
$700/mo. Call 343-7343 or 455-8998
CLEARVIEW OAKS CONDO- 55+ 5694 40th
Terrace N. #321. 1BR/1BA first floor Corner.
New Bathroom, Washer/Dryer. $35,500. 727-
388-1395.
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Just Reduced
7600 Sun Island Dr. #101 ($225,000)
Glorious sunsets are yours from this well appointed
turnkey 2/2 ground floor corner unit. The adjoining Living and
Dining Room measures 35' x 15', offering an expansive view. The
lifestyle you will enjoy from this vantage point a 46' wrap-around
balcony will amaze you. Hurricane shutters on all windows, the
slider, and the entire balcony will give you peace of mind.
The HVAC and appliances were recently replaced.


Just Reduced
7910 Sun Island #101 ($274,700)
This unit has got to be seen to be believed. From the
stunning water views on 3 sides, to the completely
renovated interior, this ground floor corner unit is
clearly one of the best anywhere in Bay Island
a jewel!


3595 40th Ave. S. #4 ($79,000)
WOW!, what a deal!!! This very nicely appointed and
furnished unit offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, screened in patio
overlooking an expansive courtyard. It is just across from a
heated swimming pool, and a very active clubhouse-with
activities galore. This is priced right-
and you need to see it today!


1847 Shore Drive S #419 ($184,900)
Only $85/sf for waterfront. Granite throughout, new
vanities, ceramic tile throughout, and the view that everyone
looks for! This is one of the finest units in our area...
2200+/sf, 3/2.5 with wide open intracoastal and
Boca Ciega Bay waterviews.


5117 61st Lane N. Kenneth City ($108,900) This meticulously maintained 2br home is priced right! It offers you a wonderful corner lot,
new appliances, wood cabinets, and a terrazzo floor you can see yourself in. Come see it!
2502 58th St. S. ($182,000) Duplex in mint condition. 2/1 & 2/1 & glass room. Double lot detached 2 car garage. Many, many upgrades.
Call for info.
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.
5845 62nd St. N. ($94,500) Very nice 2/1 home in Pinellas Farms. Fireplace, screened porch in front, hardwood floors throughout.
The perfect home at perfect price.
Unde Cotrc


5980 Shore Blvd. S. #501 ($184.900)
7300 Sun Island Dr. S. #1802 ($349.000)


2630 Miriam St. S. ($119.900)
1847 Shore Drive S #503 ($80,000)


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OFFICE: 727-546-3546
"You're the reason we're here"

FIVE TOWNS CONDOMINIUMS 55+ age complex located close to supermarkets,
restaurants, malls, doctors, VA hospital, Seminole Lake Park, minutes from beauti-
ful Gulf beaches. Active community with 6 pools, 2 clubhouses, tennis, billiards,
library, shuffleboard, spa, card/game rooms, auditorium and fully equipped fitness
center. Planned activities, various clubs, dances, pancake breakfast, bingo and
more. Located on acres of lovely grounds to ride your bike or stroll. Outstanding
life style.


ONE BEDROOM/ONE BATH
Bedford Close to main clubhouse. Not a short sale,
just a good buy. Check it out. Small pet OK $33,777
Dartmouth Roll back price. Deluxe. Over 1000 sq ft
Looks great. Excellent buy. Pool behind bldg $49,900
Shoreview West Open floor plan. Screened porch.
Pond view. Good condition. 3rd floor. $49,900
Shoreview East Pretty pond view, spacious rooms,
screened porch. Tile kit/dining rm, hall $50,000
Amherst Lovely furnished, ready to move in. Separate
Florida room. Walk to stores & Publix $57,900
Emor Deluxe. Immaculate. Good closet space.
carport Pool behind bldg. Possibly furnished $59,500


TWO BEDROOMS/ONE BATH
AmherstSpacious rooms, separate Florida room,
eat in kitchen. Walk to stores. Great value. $50,000
Amherst Beautiful new kitchen. Granite counters,
cherry cabinets. Many Upgrades. See it! $64,900


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TWO BEDROOMS/TWO BATH CORNERS
Fordham 3rd floor. Light & bright, many windows. Recently painted. Covered parking, 3 walk in closets plus
linen and pantry. Neutral carpet. Hard to find this much room in a condo for this price. No pets
Georgetown Over 1200 sq ft. Windows replaced. Washer/dryer. 1st floor. Good closet space. Covered parking.
Open floor plan. Full sized dining room furniture fits. Both bedrooms spacious. Very nice. No pets
Quinc Like a house without the yard work. Fresh paint, new carpet, carport, walk in closets, screened porch,
pretty pond view AND there is a 7' x 13' inside utility room w/washer & dryer. Not many like this!

TWO BEDROOMS/TWO BATHS
QuincvWake up "sleeping beauty" w/some cosmetic work. Great view. Nice floor plan
Oxford 1st fl. Newer updated kitchen, screened porch, pond view, excellent condition. Great Buy
Newport3rd fl. New sink, disposal, tile kitchen/dr/hall. Screen porch. Pretty water view. Carport
Emory 2nd fl Nicely furnished. Pool behind bldg. AC/heat 5 yrs. Just bring your toothbrush!
Lexington Remodeled kitchen. Upgraded range & microwave. Lake View. Screened balcony. Carport
Newport2nd fl Such a pretty water view. Screened porch. 2 closets in master bedroom. Carport
Shoreview East Bonus rm off kitchen. Screened balcony, water view, carport. Good condition.
/v Remodeled. New windows, bath fixtures, paint, carpet, AC/heat approx 3 yrs old. Gotta see it!
Jefferson Wonderful water view. Lovely. Across from main clubhouse. A+. See for yourself.


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TOWN SHORES OF GULFPORT CONDO'S AVAILABLE 55+ COMMUNITY
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4PM NEW ON MARKET PASADENA ESTATES BEAUTY, 3 bed/2bath/2car garage,
custom home. Shows Pride of Ownership.Custom Interior, 2 fireplaces, separate work shop, parking for boat, trailer, etc. Priced at $325,000
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 $88,000.00** Shows Pride of Ownership.
CHATHAM HOUSE #305, Beautifully updated 1BR/1BA 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, Updated 1 BR/1 BA standard unit, move in ready, excellent shape**, Priced at $75,000
EMBASSY #409, 1 bed/1.5 bath, deluxe unit, furnished, convenient park by entrance, Reduced to $149,900
NOTTINGHAM HOUSE #115 east corner**2BR/2BA windows galore* carport" Priced at $155,000
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
IVANHOE #308 1 bed 1 bath deluxe waterfront unit. Clean furnished and move in ready. Convenient walkway parking. Owner motivated.
Price at $99,000
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
JAMISON #201 2 bed 2 bath, corner unit, wood laminent & tile floors. Many windows, loads of light. Convenient
walkway parking. Close to bus line, Gulfport Beach.. Priced @ $125,000
JAMISON #507 1 bed/1 bath standard unE d, clean & updated w/carport. Priced @ $62,000
JAMISON #210 2 bed/2bath standard unit, new kitchen, bath, pool views, carport, move in condition.
Priced @ $125,000
AVALON #202 2 bed/2bath deluxe unit, updated tile, carpet, paint, carport, move in condition. Priced Price Reduced! $98,000
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 baths deluxe, open kitchen, very appealing Priced at $126,000
LANCASTER #415, corner, 2 bed, 2 bath. Reduced $154,000
HAMPTON #310, 1 bed/1 bath deluxe, new carpet, new paint, waterfront marina views. $11,900 $99,000

HOMES
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 $52,000 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 Holy Name Church, Stetson College Campus*** Priced well at $139,900



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6333 Vista Verde Dr. East
Located adjacent to the prestigious Pasadena Yacht & Country Club, Villas Del Verde's gated community
of 62 units offers the perfect mix of PRICE, CONDITION and LOCATION for the most discriminating Buyer.
Floor Plan Master Suite includes:
2332 heated square feet Sitting area
3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths 2 large walk-in closets
Dining area w/trayed ceiling Private balcony overlooking the community
Eat-in kitchen overlooking fountain and pond. fountain, pool and clubhouse
2 car garage Transom windows over master and guest
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