Title: Gabber
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Title: Gabber
Alternate Title: Gulfport gabber
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann,
George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport, Fla
Publication Date: June 24, 2010
Frequency: weekly
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Newspapers -- Pinellas County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
Coordinates: 27.750556 x -82.708611 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
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Ham it Up with
Radio Operators
see page 2

Sock Hop
see page 3

Deadline to Enter
4th of July Parade
see page 5

Hands Across the
Sand Returns
see page 6

Get Your Centennial
Lapel Pin
see page 13

Tickets on Sale for
Gecko Ball
see page 19

This Year's Cathy
Award Winners
see page 28

Eye on Crime
see page 40

Detours &
Diversions: The Dry
see page 44


since 19681

Photo by Leigh Clifton
St. Pete Times journalist and naturalist Jeff Klinkenberg reads an
excerpt from UnspOILed to the crowd at Studio 620 last Friday night.
The book, originally written as an homage by several writers to their
memories of the Florida coastline and as a protest to offshore oil
drilling, was amended to include the most recent oil spill tragedy in
the Gulf. The spill is a constant reminder of the fragility of our coastline
and fertile Gulf waters.

Florida League of Cities Delegate
ST. PETE BEACH- Mayor Mike Finnerty will serve as the
city's voting delegate at the 84th Annual Florida League of
Cities Annual Conference. This year's conference is August
19-21 in Hollywood.

Reclaimed Water Rates Up for Users
ST. PETE BEACH- The commission approved on second
reading increases to the reclaimed water rates, which is the
first increase in a decade. The flat residential monthly rate
will go up from $11.50 to $14.38 on Oct. 1, 2010. There will
be an additional increase to $16.39 monthly on October 1,
The commission decided to not charge an availability fee to
the approximately 823 properties that could use reclaimed
water but don't. Instead they adopted slightly higher rates
for the users of reclaimed water.
A couple of residents spoke against charging an availability
"I am the one who is not connected... I don't use it because I
don't have much yard to water," Joanne Tomassi said.


Every Thursday

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Klinkenberg Speaks on Oil Spill
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Two New Law
Suits Against
St. Pete Beach
Two new lawsuits were filed
against the city recently.
One was an effort to stop the
August election, which would
have put the comprehensive
plan with changes back before
voters. In the interim the city
decided not to put the plan back
before voters this August. The
other suit is an effort to get
transcripts from shade (closed)
meetings, City Attorney Mike
Davis said.
Court dates have been set in
the Pyle case involving ballot
summaries for August 19 and
20. The Kadura case on changes
to the comprehensive plan
required by the Department of
Community Affairs is set for
September 24. With possible
appeals it could continue for a
year or so, Davis said.

Alcohol Sales May
Go to 3 a.m.
city commission discussed
extending alcohol sales by one
hour. Allowing sales until 3 a.m.
would follow ordinance changes
made recently in St. Petersburg.
The commission will consider
an ordinance on the subject at a
future meeting.
A local bar owner shared how
later sales in St. Petersburg
just two miles away impacts his
business with customers going
to St. Petersburg instead. He
said after midnight hospitality
workers often frequent his
establishment to unwind after
work. The workers' shifts go
until around midnight so they
only have about 90 minutes or
less to relax at the bar.

Summer Jazz
Concert Tonight
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society
will present the third in a series of
summer concerts on Thursday, June
24 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Treasure
Island Yacht and Tennis Club, 400
Island Causeway on Treasure Island.
This is traditional jazz at its best
with the popular I : .1 .I Tess and the
Dixie ('h..,-". Admission is $5, food
and drinks available, free parking.
Call 343-8028.

Attention All
Book Lovers
Upscale Resale & More is hosting
a two-day book sale this month that
you will not want to miss! They will
have books outside on the sidewalk
and inside the store for you to
purchase at the special sale prices
of $1 per paperback and $2 per
hardcover. Any prices on the books
do not matter during the sale hours -
just these set prices, plus applicable
sales tax. The sale will be held on

Friday, June 25 from noon until 4
p.m. and Saturday, June 26 from
10 until 4 p.m. There will be a wide
variety of books available. Upscale
Resale & More is located at 7218
Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.

Amateur Radio Club
to Hold Field Day
The amateur radio club (SPARC) will
hold a Field Day starting at 2 p.m.
on Saturday, June 26 and running
through the night until Sunday,
June 27 at 2 p.m. at Bay Pines VA,
10000 Bay Pines Boulevard.
The public will have a chance
to meet and talk with the "ham"
operators and see for themselves
what the Amateur Radio Service is
about. Using only emergency power,
they will construct temporary radio
stations around the country and send
messages in many forms without the
use of phone systems, the internet
or other infrastructure that can be
compromised in a crisis. The event
is free. Call 894-1447.


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Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010


TASCO Teen Games
Programs hosts the Catalina
Marketing Games Extravaganza on
Thursday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m., located at the St. Petersburg
Coliseum, 535 Fourth Avenue N. This
event is the largest indoor games
showcase of the summer. Inside
activities will include: inflatable
Battle Bots, inflatable slides, joust,
bouncy boxing, Pong, make your own
music DVD, live performances, large
screen Wii video games and much
more. Outside activities include: 3 on
3 basketball tournament with prizes,
street hockey tournament, quad
racing course, four-sided bungee
bounce, carnival games area and rock
climbing wall. Don't forget your shoes
for the rock wall. Concessions on sale.
Open to all teens in completed grades
6 though 12. Cost is $5 per person.
Sponsored by City of St. Petersburg
Parks & Recreation and Catalina
Marketing. Contact Shawn Drouin at
727-892-5060 for more information.

Benefit Sock Hop
ST. PETERSBURG- Dancers for
Cancer will be hosting the 2nd Annual
Sock Hop on Friday, June 25 from
7-11p.m. at The Coliseum located at
535 Fourth Avenue N. in downtown
St. Petersburg. The band "Terry and
the Pirates" will be playing music
from the 50s and 60s with dance
demonstrations by Swing Time. For
those young at heart there will also


Friday June 25th from 12pm 4pm
Saturday June 26th from 10am 4pm
U scale Resale
7218 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL. 33707
Paperbacks $1
Hardcovers $2
Wide variety of books!!! See you there!!!
Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

be a Hula Hoop contest and a Hand
Jive demonstration. Dress up in your
favorite poodle skirt, blue jeans and
rolled up sleeves for an evening of
dancing, laughing and remembering
our loved ones affected by cancer.
Classic cars will be outside for photo
opportunities and a professional
photographer will be available inside
with a decorated alcove.
Dancers 4 Cancer is a benefit for
the Gulfcoast Oncology Foundation
in which 100% of the monies raised
will go to Pinellas County residents
to help lessen their burdens while

focusing on the healing needed from
a diagnosis of cancer. Last year's
event raised over $10,000.
Tickets are $25 pre-sale and $30 at
the door. Tickets may be purchased
online at www.dancer s4cancer.
com or by calling 727-424-6945.
Reserved seating is only available
by purchasing a table for eight or
one of the private alcoves. There will
be food available for purchase and a
cash bar. Keep your ticket stub for
evening long raffle drawings. Come
early, as doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

If you have experienced significant weight gain after a
gastric bypass, please plan to attend this seminar to learn
about various options. One of these options may include
the adjustable gastric band, a less invasive procedure.


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since 1968
1419 49th Street South,
Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 321-6965 (fax) 327-7830
9-5 Mon Wed, 9-2 Fri, Closed Thursday
Publishers / Editors
Ken & Deb Reichart
Customer Service / Sales
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Contributing Writers
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Contents of this publication may not be reproduced or copied
without premission of the Publishers.

Gulfport Toxic Debris
Removal Contract
Takes Advantage of
Other Contracts
In the event of a flood or a hurricane,
tons of toxic debris could result.
Should that happen in Gulfport,
council voted Tuesday evening to
contract with Omni Pinnacle to
remove the debris. The contractor
could not provide an estimated cost
in advance of any disaster, but Omni
Pinnacle has contracts with several
cities and Gulfport will "piggyback"
onto contracts with larger cities.

Council Rules and
Procedures Change
GULFPORT- City council voted
unanimously to adopt new rules and
policies for city council meetings.
These rules will apply to both city
council as well as people speaking
during the public comment portions
of the meeting. The new procedures
deal with decorum, the public session,
and visual displays.

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One resident, Bob Newcomb, asked
the city to adopt rules of order to
govern procedure.
"I really think it would be good
if we adopted rules of order. Not
necessarily Robert's Rules," resident
Bob Newcomb said, explaining: "Rules
of order help everybody understand
where they are in the process."
The city did not address his
comment; voted unanimously to
approve Resolution 2010-38.

New Daycare Approved
on 49th Street
GULFPORT- After hearing from
several fans of Starling Day Care,
city council voted to approve a site
plan for a day care business on 49th
Street. The day care will occupy 917,
919, and 921 49th Street South.
County records show that the
Roopani Development Corporation
purchased 919 49th Street South
for $255,200 in September 2009.
The county has no record of a 917
or 921 49th Street. A search of state
records show no filings for Roopani
Development Corp.

Get in on the Gulfport
July 4th Parade!
Are you feeling creative and want
to show your patriotism on July 4th?
You are invited to participate in the
City of Gulfport July 4th Centennial
Deadline to sign up for the July 4th
Parade is Friday, June 25. Several
organizations and businesses have
already signed up, but we want this
parade to be the biggest procession
ever to celebrate the City of Gulfport
Please fill out the parade form in
the Gabber or you can email gbiron@
mygulfport.us with your organization
name, contact name, phone number,
how many units (cars, trucks, and
trailers) and a little information
about your organization.

Looking for Black
& White Photos
Boca Ciega Center, Gulfport's
senior healthcare and therapy
center, is currently halfway through
a remodeling project and they would
like your help. If you have black and
white high quality photographs of
local landmarks they would like to
display them in their building. They
are in need of 10 in a 16x24 size and
four in a 36x48 size. Pictures of old
Gulfport, the Casino, skylines of St.
Pete, the Iky\%\ .iy Bridge and other
major landmarks are welcome. For
more information please contact
the Administrator, Brian Bickett at

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We Want You to Be a Part of the
City of Gulfport's
Centennial 4th of July Parade!

Get your organization or business in on the fun!
Float check-in area is in front of the Catherine Hickman parking loton the cor-
ner of 26th Avenue S. and Beach Boulevard S. The parade will start at 6 p.m.
Floats will meet in the check-in area no later than 4:30 p.m. Staff will direct
you from there.


Deadline for sign up is Friday, June 25th

Please fill out this form and FAX to 727-893-1072, Attn: Gail Biron
or scan and email to gbiron@mygulfport.us
or mail to:
City of Gulfport, Attn. Gail Biron
2401 53rd St. S. Gulfport, FL 33707
For questions, please call (727) 893-1118 or e-mail: gbiron@mygulfport.us

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Hands Across the Sand
Returns to Gulfport
GULFPORT- Gulfport Beach will be a
participating location in a nationwide
demonstration to oppose oil drilling
in our coastal waters. On Saturday,
June 26, people from all walks of life
and political affiliations will gather
at locations across the country.
During the event, all participants will
join hands at noon for 15 minutes,
creating a metaphorical "line in the
This "show of hands" will be the
second demonstration of its kind. The
first Hands Across the Sand event
in February mobilized thousands
of people across Florida to show

opposition to legalizing drilling as
near as three miles off of Florida's
Gulf coasts. The recent Deep Horizon
oil spill and its catastrophic effects
have now magnified the issue.
Wildlife and environment, fisheries,
the quality of life for residents,
and vital tourist industries are all
drastically affected by this spill.
Future spills caused by drilling
platform accidents, oil corporation
malfeasance, oil transportation
accidents and other mishaps can
cause similar devastation. Hands
Across the Sand will also emphasize
support for major investments in
clean energy alternatives.
Participants for the Gulfport event
will meet at the Gulfport Casino at

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Beach Blvds. Gulfport Mayor Mike
Yake swill speak during the gathering.
Participants will join hands at noon
on the adjacent Gulfport Beach.
Hands Across the Sand will take
place simultaneously at hundreds of
other locations across the country,
including many others in Pinellas
County. For more information about
the event and a full list of locations,
go to www.handsacrossthesand.com.
For more information on the Gulfport
event, or to volunteer, contact Ed
Shoeman by phone (727-452-8364) or
email edshoeman@msn.com.

Butterfly Gardening 101
Invest an hour of time learning how to
create an inviting oasis for butterflies
with a free Butterfly Gardening 101
class at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940
Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs, on
Saturday, June 26 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Presenters Mark and Nancy Yeager
will share tips on attracting local
butterflies and explain the basics
of butterfly gardening. Information
presented will include the butterfly
life cycle, host plants, nectar plants,
native plants and butterfly behavior.
Sample plants will be available for
viewing, and a tour of the butterfly
garden at Brooker Creek Preserve
Environmental Education Center
will be offered, weather permitting.
Summer is the perfect time of
year to start a butterfly garden,
since butterflies are abundant and
butterfly plants are readily available.
This free class is recommended for
adults, not children. Space is limited.
Participants need to register in
advance by calling 727-453-6800.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 20 0

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Oil Spill Awareness
Peg's Cantina and Brewpub is
partnering with the Sierra Club
on June 26 to raise money and
awareness regarding the gulf oil
spill. Folks can meet at the Casino at
11 a.m. for a Hands Across the Sand
event to express their opposition to
drilling off Florida's coasts.
Afterward they are invited to Peg's to
explore a menu that has been created
to reflect the carbon footprint of the
food. Thus, some food will cost more
and some will cost less. The purpose
is to help folks become aware of the
transportation costs of menu items.
The difference will be donated to the
Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary and the
Lowery Zoo. Peg's will also donate 7%
of the proceeds that day. In addition
many of their staff have indicated
they will donate their salaries. Folks
will also be encouraged to do what
they can in addition to the upcharge
on the menu.

2010 Fire/EMS
Survival Week
GULFPORT-The Gulfport Fire
Department will participate in the
2010 Fire/EMS Safety, Health and
Survival Week (Safety Week) during
the week of June 20-26. Safety
Week is an event sponsored by the
International Association of Fire
Chiefs (IAFC) and the International
Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).
This annual event aims to improve
firefighter safety and health to give
all a better chance of survival in

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Fire departments across the U.S.
and Canada will take time during
the week to go over the messages and
resources that will help achieve that
The Gulfport Fire Department has
participated in this event for several
years with topics ranging from
vehicle safety to firefighter survival.
These programs not only enhance
firefighter safety, they also increase
the department's ability to respond
to the citizens of Gulfport in their
time of need.
The theme for Safety Week this year
is "Fit for Duty," which encourages all
fire/EMS personnel to focus on health
and wellness issues. With more than

50 percent of fire fighter line-of-duty
deaths caused by health and fitness-
related issues, it's imperative that
there be a concentrated effort in
implementing wellness and fitness
The Gulfport Fire Department has
made a strong effort in reducing the
risk of injuries and deaths through
improved policies, training, and
annual fitness evaluations. The
department also has firefighters
certified as fitness trainers to
assist employees with wellness/
fitness program designs and
For more information, please contact
Lt. Adam Poirrier at 727-893-1059 or


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Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

Gulfport Will Ask St.
Pete Beach for Resident
Discount at Pool
GULFPORT- Councilman Sam
Henderson asked city Manager Jim
O'Reilly to approach the city of St.
Pete Beach about extending aquatic
center resident rates to Gulfportians.
Vice-Mayor Michele King told
Councilman Henderson that she
offered St. Pete Beach commissioner
Al Halpern advertising space for
the aquatic center on the Gulfport

Trolley. In exchange, she asked
for Gulfportians to receive resident
rates at the center. Vice-Mayor King
told Councilman Henderson that
Commissioner Bonfield said he would
address the matter with the St. Pete
Beach city commission.

Garden Club of
St. Petersburg
The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
will be holding a Coffee & Garden
Crafts Workshop on Monday, June 28

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from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Garden
Club Center, 500 Sunset Drive S. in
St. Petersburg. A materials fee of
$3.50 for Garden Club members and
$4.50 for guest and the general public
will be charged to cover supplies.
The workshop will be on "Working
with Pressed Flowers". This
workshop project will take two weeks
to complete and will finish up on
July 5.
All craft workshops are open to
the general public, potential new
members and guest. Please bring
your own scissors, pencil and small
paint brushes. Coffee and tea will be
For additional information please
call Betty Martin at 727-343-2255.

Get Hoopin' on Corey!
Join the Hula Hoopers on Corey
Avenue this Sunday, June 27 during
the Summer Sidewalk Market for a
day full of fun! Hula Hoop Contest
for longest time held. Prizes for top
3 Hula Hoopers! Market runs from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Merchants and
restaurants open for a diverse day of
shopping, dining and even a movie!
Free parking. Corey Avenue, St.
Pete Beach...just off Gulf Blvd. Call
727-498-8778 or www.coreyave.com.

The Garden Club
of St. Petersburg
The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
will be holding its Horticulture for
Weekend Gardeners, (aka the "Night
Bloomers" Circle) on Tuesday, July 6
at 7 p.m. at the Garden Center, 500
Sunset Drive S. in St. Petersburg.
The program will be on "Florida
Trees". For additional information
please contact Derri Davisson at
derridavisson@hotmail.com. or 727-
423-7644. Their meetings are open
to the public but there will be a $5
charge to all non-members of the
Garden Club to help cover speaker

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

Players to Open 10th
Annual One Act Festival
The Gulfport Community Players
will be opening their 10th Annual
Summer One Act Festival on July 8
at the Hickman Theater of Gulfport.
This Festival will consist of 10 short
plays, never before seen by anyone.
There will be something for everyone
in them, containing both drama and
comedy for all ages. Tickets are on
sale now and are available for just
$15 each at the door, at Eileen's
Resale Boutique, the Beach Bazaar,
the Gulfport Casino, the Gulfport
Chamber of Commerce, or by calling
them at 727-322-0316 for advance
The Festival will run through July
18 with performances at 8 p.m. on
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and
2 p.m. on Sundays. All performances
will be at the Catherine A. Hickman
Theater of Gulfport located at 26th
Ave. S. and Beach Blvd. in Gulfport.
Join the crowds for another round of
fine, live theater at the Hickman!
For more information on this
Festival or the Players, visit their

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Agent and Casting Fest
Come out and meet some of the
Bay area's best and most prominent
agents and casting agents on
Saturday, July 10 from 4-8 p.m.
at Venue Actors Stuido, 9125 US
19 N. in Pinellas Park. Cost is $35
in advance (before July 7) or $45
at the door. Proceeds to benefit
Venue Actors Studio and the newly
formed Independent Artists Film
Fund to promote the advancement

of art and Florida film. Visit www.
VenueActorStudio.org, www.
indieartsfilmfund.com/Events or call

Karaoke on Corey
Join the fun Friday, June 25 from
5-8 p.m. when live music karaoke
style comes to St. Pete Beach. Corey
Avenue merchants will be open
late with wine and refreshments in
participating stores, door prizes and
fun! Locatedjust off Gulf Blvd. Free
parking. Call 727-498-8778 or visit

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1950 2nd Ave. No., St. Petersburg, FL. 33713
(727) 822.8628
(727) 822-3157
Sunday Service, 11:00 am
Monday Course in Miracles 7 pm
Sat 6/26 WHY PENDULUMS? 1-2 pm
Book Store Open Wed.- Saturday 11-4 pm
Visit our Website for Events & Programs

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

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

Pilgrim Congregational
United Church of Christ
You Are Always Welcome
Sunday Worship Service 10:30 am
Nursery Available
S. i Adult Sunday
Jp School
9:30 am
6315 central Ave. 727-347-1226
"Diversity our strength, God's love our bond"

Join Us For
Sunday 9am Holy Eucharist
Wednesday Healing Eucharist 11am
Our Thrift Store is open
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Emergency Food Pantry
Food Pantry is Open
1st & 3rd Sundays
from: 10 am to 12:30 pm
St. Bartholomew's
Episcopal Church
3747 34th St. South St. Petersburg, FL 33711
(727) 867-7015


Donate Items for
Church Yard Sale
Trinity Church of the Nazarene will
be holding its annual yard sale on
June 26. Donations of items to sell
have dropped off so if you have any
clean, gently used items you would
like to contribute please contact
Janet at 328-9277.

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.

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Expedition VBS
All you pirates out there are invited
to attend High Seas Expedition
Vacation Bible School at the First
United Methodist Church of Gulfport
from July 12-16. Ages 3 years
through adult are welcome to come
and enjoy songs, crafts, bible stories,
games and dinner. The fun starts at


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Sunday Worship ...........................10:30 a.m.
Terrific tuesday...................3:30-5:00 p.m.

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6 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. at
2728 53 Street S.
For more information or to register
please call the church office at 321-
3620 Monday-Friday between 9
a.m. and 1 p.m.

Schedule of Worship
Sunday Worship
8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
Wednesday 10:00 AM

First United Methodist
Church of Gulfport

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1000 55th Street S., Gulfport, FL 33707
Rev. Dennis E. Belus
Email: TrinityChurchNaz@Yahoo.com
Sunday School 9:30 am
Worship Service 10:40 am
ynot youth ministries Tues. 7 pm
Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study
and Kids night Out 6:00 pm


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9:00 am Contemporary Service
10:00 am Sunday School for all ages
11:00 am Traditional Service
227 70th Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33707
(727) 381-2499 www.pasadenacommunitychurch.org

Gulfport Celebrates
the 4th of July!
GULFPORT- The City of Gulfport
invites everyone to celebrate this
4th of July centennial celebration
with an extraordinary line-up of fun
and exciting activities in the City's
downtown waterfront district on
Sunday, July 4, 2010!
The open air trolley will be running
from 2 p.m. 9 p.m. to pick up
passengers from remote parking
spots to make your journey more
convenient to Gulfport. Remote
parking spots include: Library (5501

28th Ave. S.), Senior Center and
Theater (5501 27th Ave. S.), Hoyt
Field (2306 56th St. S.), Chase Park
(54th St. S. and 28th Ave. S.), Ted
Phillips Wood Ibis Park (58th St. S.
and 28th Ave. S.).
Get up, have your coffee early and
bring the kids to the Kid's Fishing
Derby, at the Recreation Center
seawall, from 8-11 a.m. (registration
for the derby will start at 7:30 a.m.)
followed by a free family Sandcastle
Contest, sponsored by the Gulfport
Recreation Division on Gulfport
Beach, from 10 a.m. to noon
(registration will start at 9:30 a.m.).

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Keeping with tradition, the theme
will be "Red, White and Blue". City
staff will be on Gulfport Beach from
noon to 6 p.m. with a variety of free
kid friendly activities! Also, from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Beach Blvd. S.
towards 54th St. S., you can view
a stunning variety of autos at the
annual auto show. Did we say all of
this is free?
At 5 p.m., the "Troy Duncan Band"
will be jamming with a variety of
current and classic rock music. Local
vendors offer a variety of arts, crafts,
food delicacies and patriotic knick-
knacks for your enjoyment, from 4
to 10 p.m. Our community parade
will begin promptly at 6 p.m. making
its way (southbound) down Beach
Boulevard to the Gulfport Casino,
where it will head west on Shore
Boulevard to 58th Street South. Make
sure to grab a good viewing spot!
At 9 p.m. an always amazing
fireworks display will offer a
phenomenal closing to the day's
The City welcomes all to celebrate
the Fourth of July in the City of
Gulfport! For more information
regarding the day's events, please
email gbiron@mygulfport.us or call

Clothes To Kids Needs
School Uniforms
Clothes To Kids has an immediate
need for school uniforms! Twenty-
three schools in Pinellas County
will require their students to wear
uniforms. Many of these students
can simply not afford these essential
uniforms. Please search your closets
and donate gently used uniform pants
in khaki and navy and uniform polo
shirts in white, light blue and navy.
New or gently used clothing can
be dropped off between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. Monday-Friday in Clearwater
at 1059 N. Hercules Avenue or in
St. Pete at 3251 Third Avenue N.,
Suite 145. Cash donations are also
needed for purchasing clothing in
short supply and new underwear.
Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit
organization provides free clothing
to low-income, school-age children
in Pinellas County, free of charge.
For more information, please call

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

Playwriting Workshop
at Gulfport Arts Center
GULFPORT- The Gulfport Arts
Center proudly presents an eight-
week playwriting workshop given by
local playwright Tinamarie Hansen.
Ms. Hansen is the recent recipient
of two "Cathy" Awards presented
by the Gulfport Community Players
for Best Original Writing and Best
Production/Direction for her one
act play Buying Back Brooklyn.
She is a 2007 graduate of Eckerd
College's Creative Writing program.
Over the course of the workshop,
students will discover the elements
of playwriting, and will be guided
through the process of creating a
10-15 minute one-act play.
The workshop is being held
on Tuesday nights from 6:30 to
8 p.m., July 12 through September
6 at the Arts Center. The cost for
the 8-week workshop is $75. Space
is limited so pre-registration is
encouraged. The Gulfport Arts
Center is located at 2700 54 Street
S. adjacent to the Gulfport dog
parks. For more information and to
register, contact Tinamarie Hansen
at 727-637-4331.
The Gulfport Arts Center is kicking
off a regular schedule of classes and
workshops conducted by local and
visiting artists in a variety of media.
Artists interested in these teaching
opportunities should contact Jessica
Sager at 727-346-3004 or sager.

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Gulfport Centennial Celebratory Lapel Pin

Artists at the Industrial Arts Center in Gulfport
have put their heads together to create a fused glass
GULF RT lapel pin to commemorate the city's Centennial this
The vintage-look pins feature a sepia-tone trolley
design contributed by Vice Mayor Michele King fused
U onto antique white glass. Led by glass fusion instructor
Ronna Rogers, the IAC team will begin crafting the
CE S w AL pins at the center in July. Advance orders can be
placed online now for a $10 donation to the Industrial
Arts Center. Pendants will also be available for a $15
"We love the design since the trolley is such a big part of Gulfport's history,"
says IAC President Lynn DiVenuti. "We're very pleased to have created
something that will be a lasting tribute to Gulfport's 100 year milestone."
To order or for more information, please visit the IAC online at www.
IndustrialArtsCenter.org, or call 727-289-9365.

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Sponsors and Vendors
Wanted for Blues Fest
The 3rd Annual Tangerine Blues
Fest will take place on Saturday,
September 25 from 4-10 p.m. along
the Tangerine Greenway (located
at 18th Ave. S. between 49th St. S.
and 54th St. S. in Gulfport) The 49th
Street South Business Association
has a great lineup of entertainers
this year, including the Joel Sanders
Band, Julie Black, Deacon Blues
Band and Damon Fowler Group.
A portion of the proceeds from the
Blues Fest will benefit All Children's
So49 is seeking sponsors and fine
art and craft vendors for the third
annual event. So49 members who
wish to participate will receive
first right of refusal and a member
discount. Community sponsorships
are available from $100 and up.
Vendor information and applications
can be found under the vendor info
tab at www.sikpromotions.com or
by calling 727-322-5217. To become
a sponsor or a 49th Street South
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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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Gulfport Community Players 10th Annual

Summer One Acts

10 New Plays by Florida Playwrights

Enjoy all 10 one act plays In one evening. Comedies and dramas,
written by local playwrights and staged for the first time.

Account Closed, by Gailand Kilt
Body Snatchers from the Black Lagoon, by
Stanley Toledo
Coming Home, by Vic Carr
Look at You. by Joan Petitti
Regs, by Robert Kinast
Ripples, by Jic Carr
Roomies, by Olga Kruse
The Food & Drink Police, by GailandKilr
The New Senior Phone, by Dave Smith
The Old Man & The C..., by Gailand Kilt


July 8- July 18


Friday, Saturday evenings at 8PM, Sunday Matinees at 2PM
Catherine Hickman Theatre of Gulfport

Beach Bazaar, Gulfport Casino, Gulfport Chamber of
Commerce or reserve by calling 322-0316.
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.... =iJohn's
=Pass Pirate
By Leigh Clifton
The Crew of the Sweet
William, a pirate sailing
ship pose in their
encampment at John's
Pass during the John
Levique Pirate Festival
last weekend. The crew
Include the infamous
Captain Anne Bonny (left),
one of the most notorious
of the lady pirates. Bonny
was a wanted woman for
her "vile cruelty towards
prisoners and her
personal cruelty, pirate
and lascivious ways on
the high seas." Her crew
r include her ship's surgeon
'Cutter" (kneeling in hat),
Abend, the linesman
(back left) and her ship's cook, "Eaton Moore." The crew of the "Sweet Willie" sailing vessel
were among the many "pirates" invading the Pass in celebration of the discovery of the
severe cut in the island caused by a hurricane by John Levique, for whom the Pass is
named. Captain Anne Bonny was eventually caught but managed to escape, living out the
rest of her life in relative quiet with her husband Joseph Burleigh in South Carolina. She
died in 1782.


Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

Donate to Library's
CD Collection
The St. Pete Beach Library is
accepting donations of new or gently
used CDs in the following genres:
children's, classical, contemporary,
country western, holiday, jazz/blues,
pop standards and rock'n roll. Please
drop off donations including name,
address and telephone number at the
library, 365 73 Avenue in St. Pete

Join the Half-Century
Softball Club
The St. Petersburg Half-Century
Softball Club holds its "Summer
Ball" sessions at 9 a.m. every
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at
North Shore Park (on the Bay at the
foot of 8th Ave. NE) until October 22.
Persons between the ages of 49-74
interested in working themselves
into shape for the coming season
may participate at a cost of $15 for
the summer session. Please contact
Joe Hannah at 727-394-8040.

Dive-In Movies
are Back!
ST. PETE BEACH- The St. Pete
Beach Aquatic Center is bringing
back its popular "Dive-In" movies
just in time for summer! Bring your
noodles, floats and chairs to the
Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca
Ciega Drive, every Friday night of
the summer. Doors open at 8 p.m.
and admission is just $3 per person
but is limited to the first 150 guests.
Drinks, snacks, and glow jewelry
will on sale at the pool. Don't miss
out on this awesome summer event.
Call the Recreation Department at
363-9245 for more information.

Docents Needed for
The Chihuly Collection
The Morean Arts Center at 400
Beach Drive NE in St. Petersburg is

seeking docents for the new ('liliuly
Collection in early July. Docents are
volunteer tour guides for the exhibit.
Docents and volunteers must be
enthusiastic, cheerful and willing to
learn. They should have an interest
in working with people, especially
students, and be willing to become
actively involved in the events

and programs of the Morean Arts
Center and the Chihuly Collection.
Experience or education in art,
art history, education, or teaching
can be helpful, although not
required. Respond to Chris Silvia,
chris@moreanartscenter.org or
727-822-7872, ext. 2127.

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qulfport Jiistorical Society

Docents Needed
The Gulfport Historical Society
is an all-volunteer organization.
At present, they are in need of
other volunteers to help keep the
museum open for two hours per day
per week. The museum is on the
list of Florida Historic places and
houses detailed information about
homes and buildings in Gulfport's
past up to the present. You need
not join the Historical Society to
volunteer. Call 727-384-4228 or
727-327-8370 for information.

Gulfport Rec Summer
Program Information
Ongoing registration continues
for the 2010 Summer Recreation
Program for children who have
completed Kindergarten thru age
14. Registrationsfor Gulfportresidents
and non-residents (30 children max.)
are currently being accepted. Hours
of registration for Monday-Friday
are from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Annual
registration fees are $15 for residents
and $100 for non- residents. The
8-week program (June 21 August
13) cost is $250 for residents and $504
for non-residents, which does not
include field trips. Post camp (August
16-20) cost is $70 for the week, which
includes field trips. Post camps are
limited to 60 Gulfport residents only.
Summer camp program hours are
from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (structured
hours, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) with
extended hours available until
6 p.m. for an extra charge. Proof of
residency is required for Gulfport
residents. Detailed pricing and
registration packets are available
at the Recreation Center, 5730
Shore Blvd. S. or on-line www.
mygulfport.us and follow the links:
City Departments, Leisure Services,
Rec Center). Call 893-1068 for any

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

Annual Gecko
Ball Returns
GULFPORT-Gulfport's annual Gecko
Ball returns on Saturday, August
28. "Geckos in Wonderland" is the
light-hearted theme of this year's
festivities. The Ball will be held at
the Peninsula Inn & Spa, 2937 Beach
Boulevard. The party starts at 7 p.m.
and lasts until 11p.m. The Gecko Ball
is an annual event leading up to the
10th annual Gecko Fest, Gulfport's
largest street festival of the year on
Saturday, September 4.
"Geckos in Wonderland" will be
a celebration befitting Gulfport's
quirky, funky, artistic nature. Larger
than life d6cor will evoke Alice's
adventures in Wonderland. Food for
the occasion will conjure elements
of the Mad Hatter's tea party. Live
music for dancing and entertainment
will keep party-goers on their feet.
Wonderland-related characters
and activities will offer surprises
throughout the evening. Silent
auctions will also be held during the
Ball, featuring gift certificates and
merchandise from local businesses
and artists. A portion of proceeds from
the Ball and Gecko Fest will benefit
the City of Gulfport's Centennial
Celebration to be held in October.
Tickets for "Geckos in Wonderland"
are $25 each and are available in
advance at The Outpost, 3007 Beach
Boulevard. and Domain Home
Accessories, 3129 Beach Boulevard.
The third annual Gecko Fest Pub
Crawl is another event in the line-
up of festivities leading to Gecko
Fest. The Pub Crawl will be held on
Saturday, August 7. Watch for more
details about this and all things
Gecko in Gulfport as they develop.

Audition for
"Sex and Sensibility"
Daniel Harris will be holding
auditions for a musical revue entitled
"Sex and Sensibility" on July 15 and
16 at 7 p.m. Auditions will be held
at the Gulfport Community Players'
Back Door Theater located at 4919
17 Avenue S. in Gulfport.
The play was written by Gil
Perlroth and will be directed and
choreographed by Daniel Harris.
Daniel needs three strong singing
female actors who can move well: one
in her 20's, just entering the singles
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scene; one in her 30's, a bit more
wiser and experienced; and one in her
40's or 50's, divorced and re-entering
the dating scene. Be prepared to
sing a portion of a ballad as well as
an upbeat song. Bring music in your
key, a resume and a photo. A pianist
will be provided.
The play is a humorous look at the
dating scene in New York City by
three single ladies of various ages.
The show deals with relationships

and situations exemplifiedby 21 songs
including: Mr. Right, Mr. Almost
Right, Commitment, Testosterone,
Cats, Gay Men, and Mr. Wrong.
Actors will receive payment for their
performances. The show is scheduled
to play four weekends at two different
theaters: the Back Door Theater in
Gulfport and the Venue Theatre in
Pinellas Park. For more information,
contact Gil Perlroth at 727-343-8560
or via email to: gilcyn@verizon.net.


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Many Thanks
Dear Editor: I wanted to express
my deepest thanks to the anonymous
citizen of Gulfport for finding
and returning my wallet. I lost it
downtown while out with some
friends who were in town. We went
to Bellini's and then to Domain and
the beach next to the Casino. My
friends had never been to Gulfport
and were really impressed as we all
had a great night.
The next day we were planning
another outing when I realized I
had lost my wallet. I immediately
retraced my steps and put in a lost
and found report with the Gulfport
Police Department. I had no hopes of
ever seeing it again. I then called my
father, Michael Knettel, Sr. who has
lived in Gulfport for several years.
He always talks so highly of living

and working in Gulfport. He owns
and runs Domain Home Accessories
and MGK & Co., Inc. He told me
the people of Gulfport are always
looking out for each other and that
my wallet might just turn up. He
told me he would ask around and
I felt a little better but still didn't
think that I would ever see it again.
Two days later my wallet was
returned to his mailbox without a
note or a way to contact the person
who found it. I don't know if the
person recognized the name as I
am a junior or if by chance they
saw my father's business card with
his address on it. Either way my
wallet was returned fully intact and
I am eternally grateful! I now have
a greater love for Gulfport and its
amazing citizens.
Thank you so much!
Michael G. Knettel, Jr.

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Red Hot Beach Nuts
By Dee Ten Brink
The following is a list of what the
Red Hot Beach Nuts will be doing for
the summer:
* June 27 "Arsenic & Old Lace"
at St. Pete Little Theater
* July 19 Lunch & Pottery at
Practically Pikasso
* July 23 "Bye Bye Birdie" at
Ruth Eckerd Hall
* Aug. 16 Lunch at Billy's Stone
Crab in Tierra Verde
Don't forget to RSVP with your
captains for each event.

BPW to Meet
Richard Keane, narrator of the
documentary, "Stock Shock", will
speak at the Thursday, July lrst
meeting of BPW Petersburg/Pinellas.
Keane, a former postal worker, took
his chances in the stock market and
created the documentary to educate
and inform other investors about
his experiences. His documentary is
available on DVD.
Also, the Pinellas County Supervisor
of Elections office will have a table
outside the meeting from 11:30 until
1:30 so that members, guests and
general citizens can register to vote,
change their voting addresses or ask
questions. The table will also be set
up for citizens before and during
BPW meetings on July 15, Sept. 2
and Sept. 16.
BPW 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: $16 for members
and $21 for visitors.
BPW St. Pete Pinellas is the local
chapter of Business and Professional
Women/USA. Founded in 1919, the
organization is multigenerational and
nonpartisan. The local organization's
mission is to achieve equity for all
women in the workplace through
advocacy, education and information.
For more information or for
contact information visit www.
BPWStPetePinellas.org or to reserve
email RSVP@BPWStPetePinellas.org
or call 727 471-8248.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

Sign Up for Creative
Summer for Kids
Registration is open for the Creative
Summer 2010 at the Industrial Arts
Center in Gulfport's Art Village.
Beginning on June 21, from 9 a.m.
to noon will be Kids Glass Week. Kids
will experience a variety of glass arts
in a series of five 3-hour workshops:
blown glass ornaments, hot glass
paperweights, glass fusing, broken
glass mosaic and glass painting. The
next week long glass art experience
will be held from 9 a.m. to noon,
Monday Friday, July 19-23.
Another offering for kids this
summer will be Hands On Sculpture
from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
In this fun series, kids will explore
a variety of hands on sculptural
techniques including handbuilding
with clay, paper mache, working
with armatures, relief sculpture and
glass casting. Hands On Sculpture
will be held 2 to 5 p.m., Monday-
Friday, June 28 July 2 and July
Kids Art Experience with James
Oleson, Jr. will run from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. Monday Friday, July 5-9.
Kids will learn a variety of media and
make two projects each day. They will
be encouraged to explore how they
can create unique works of art from
materials and objects they can find in
their everyday environment. Media
will include wire sculpture, soap
sculpture, rock sculpture, collage,
mosaic, caricature and more.
For information or registration, visit
the Industrial Arts Center online at
www.industrialartscenter.org. The
Industrial Arts Center is located
at 2902A Beach Boulevard S., in
Gulfport's Art Village Courtyard. For
information, call 727-289-9365.

Kittens Soon Ready
from Save Our Strays
In June and July a large number of
adorable kittens will be available for
adoption through Save Our Strays,
Inc. These kitties come in a variety
of patterns and colors, from torties
to tuxedos to tabbies to calicos,
plus cream, orange, black and other
These kittens must be three
months old, spayed and neutered,
microchipped, and have received
their shots before they can be offered
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for adoption at a cost of $50. For
more information, please call Save
Our Strays, Inc. at 727 481-5091.
They are also in need of foster homes
for stray cats and kittens. If you have
room in your home and heart, please
call at 727-481-5262.

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Historical Museum
seeks Volunteers
Are you one of the rare natives to
the beaches? Maybe you've lived here
many years. Or have a special love
of history. Gulf Beaches Historical
Museum wants you!
The Museum has a large, diverse
group of volunteers who participate
in all aspects of the Museum's
operations. By contributing your
time and sharing your wealth of
experience the Museum will continue
its proud tradition of being an "all
volunteer operated" organization.
No special skill, talent or knowledge
is needed, other than an interest in
our island history. The rewards of
volunteering are many, including the
friendships you'll make.
As a Pinellas County Volunteer
you will receive special benefits,
invitations and rewards for
committing six hours a month.
Training is provided at the Museum.
It is our goal to place our volunteers
into activities they will enjoy. We
couldn't open our doors without the
help of volunteers. Please join today!
If you would like to be a part of this
vital group, leave a message at the
museum at 727-552-1610 or email
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Gulf Beaches Historical Museum
is located at 115 Tenth Avenue in
Pass-a-Grille (the southernmost
end of St. Pete Beach). Visit www.

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psychosoicall problems seen in the elderly, including over-medication, falls, frailty, dementia,
delirium, weight loss and nutritional problems, pain control, cardiopulmonary disease, depression,
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10 Bouquet vessel
14 Bayou or fjord
15 Radical pessimists
17 Condition
18 Kept mum
19 Gender-specific
20 Arafat's gp.
22 Tennis call
23 tree: stumped
24 Bawled
26 Disorient
28 Narrow valley
29 Line- veto
30 Celsius ice point
31 Corkwood
32 Our Lady of _:
Portuguese shrine
34 Complete
36 Amb. attendant
37 Smithy
39 de coeur: call
of distress
42 Syrian president
43 Hot
45 Meager
48 Band work
50 Spelunker's milieu

51 Midterm, e.g.
52 bleu!
53 Part of ABC
54 Einstein's birthplace
55 Jim and Tammy's
TV club
56 Longstanding
58 Gin mill
59 Noisy
62 City south of
64 Atlantic states
65 Bus fare
66 Algerian port
67 Prefix for farming
or soil
68 Apply, as force
1 Foulmouthed shrew
2 1862 Maryland
battle site
3 Jed, of "The Beverly
4 Vietnamese New
Year's celebration
5 Part of a flight
6 Use a cipher
7 Abner's diminutive
8 Scallions
9 Evangelist McPherson

10 Contest
11 as ditchwater
12 Chowderheads
13 Iberican nacion
16 Max
21 Lepers
25 PA site of a 1979
nuclear accident
27 Of an ancient
Celtic religion
28 Billfish
31 Crooked
33 Spinnaker support
35 Mortarboard topper
38 Follow
39 Seaside party
40 Telltale
41 Always right
42 Kind of hill
44 Andean tuber
45 Home exterior
46 Basement
47 Capital of Eritrea
49 Concerto
52 Liny marking
55 Party hack
57 Wait on hand and foot
60 Presidents Day,
for short
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-Ernie Armistead of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office, gave an update
on the oil spill. A major impact is not anticipated in this area. A hurri-
cane could potentially change that status. If people want to be prepared
in the community to assist with clean-up efforts

The prospect of having a halfway house for prisoners about to be
released on Corey Ave. ."- Bill Pyle, stated as a concern hoping for
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Rotary Club Meets
The Rotary Club of St. Pete West
meets Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. at the
Treasure Island Yacht & Tennis
Club, 400 Treasure Island Causeway,
in the third floor conference room.

The Community Garden
is Ready for Planting!
GULFPORT-Abrandnew community
garden is ready to be planted! The
garden is available to residents of
both Gulfport and St. Petersburg;
providing the opportunity to grow
vegetables, annuals and other non-
permanent plants in a plot of their o
The garden is a grassroots endeavor
being coordinated by a group of
local gardening enthusiasts. It is
supported by the City of Gulfport
and the South 49th Street Business
Association. It is intended to provide
a sustainable, educational, and
aesthetically appealing garden in the
Gulfport community.
The garden is located on Preston
Avenue between 51st and 52nd
Street South. Plots are available for
$50 for a season, with two seasons a
year (March-August and September-
February). In honor of Earth Day
and our first growing season, plots
are currently available for $25
for the remainder of this season
(limited time offer). Organizers
hope that eventually the garden
will offer educational courses for
both youth and adults on topics
ranging from organic gardening to
xeriscaping. The focus will be on
sustainable and organic gardening.
The grassroots community group
is currently seeking gardeners with
interest in having their own plot as
well as volunteers to help with the
garden. Plots are currently available
for planting at a discounted rate of
$25 (Sunny plots, approximately 60
square feet, water provided). There
are also several plots available on a
scholarship basis. More information
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Noon Dining offered by
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Save Our Strays
Flame is a striking Torbi (a Torti/Tabby mix) with
contracting white. This 9-week old kitten has two bands
of orange around her back and an orange 'flame' on her
head. She loves to be held and then it's play time. She gets
along with dogs, too. SOS kittens are spayed/neutered,
tested for diseases, current on rabies and distemper
shots and microchipped for ID purposes. To see Flame
and her playmates, contact foster mom Donna at 727-
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adoption. SOS adoption sites include various Petsmart stores on Saturdays.

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CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll
receive a wide variety of opinions.
Even knowledgeable individuals may
be biased. Keep in mind that some
professions require pessimism from
their practitioners. For instance,
lawyers must anticipate what could
go wrong in order to offer a counter-
plan. As you gather information,
always consider your source.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Many are
drawn to the safety of investigating
other people's lives and troubles --
much preferred to dealing with one's
own issues. You are courageous
enough to look into your own
problems this week. Your success
starts with becoming aware of what's
bugging you and being willing to
handle it.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Ignore
the naysayers. They are compelled
by jealousy and fear. You have an
idea worthy of pursuit -- develop
it. If that means striking out alone,
then you can add character-building
to the list of positives that await you.
Friday brings a new friendship. This
may be with someone who is already
your acquaintance.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). This
giant world has so many problems.
You'll wonder what difference you
could possibly make. There is only
one area you can affect for certain,
and that is the corner you occupy.
Start there. Shine it up. Make it
gleam, and you will notice that the
light radiates out to the rest of the
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Some
degree of worry is to be expected.
Handle it with grace, and you'll
attract good fortune to yourself.
Anyway, it is a waste of time to try to
figure out who started the problem.
Instead, dissolve the tension. Most
of the problem goes away once you
do that. And whatever is left can be
easily worked out.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21).
You want to make everything nice
for your loved ones. However, your
ideas and their ideas about what
qualifies as "nice" differ. And once
you find out their preferences, you
may also discover that what you
really want to do is make things
nice for you. And that's not such a
bad idea. Why not start there?
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
The worldisfilledwith contradictions
that clash like wind currents, causing
emotional storms. Whatever you can
do to keep it simple will calm the
winds, part the clouds and allow the
sun to shine on you. Get organized,
and clean things up. Suddenly you'll
see the clear path you couldn't see
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
When you consider the passages
of life you have already been
through, a feeling of uncertainty or
awkwardness, or even the sensation
of being totally lost, is essentially
part of the deal. You can't appreciate
feeling "found" -- having a home and
a sense of belonging -- until you
know what it's like to be "lost."
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20).
You're a bit touchier this week than
you usually are. Loved ones make
requests. Colleagues need things
from you. The general public doesn't
always seem to be on your side. The
way things are communicated to you
may get on your nerves. You need
a reprieve. Go to your own little
relaxing bubble for a while.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). There
will be a series of trades. It may not
seem that you are bargaining with
any one person directly, but rest
assured, you are doing business with
the forces at large. Give one thing
up, and another thing will drop into
the space. By Thursday you will
understand completely what to give
in order to get what you want.


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TAURUS (April 20-May 20).
Mundane tasks pile up, forcing you
to push aside your higher creative
calling. It is frustrating, but know
two things: This is a temporary
inconvenience, and these lesser
obligations wouldn't bother you so
much if there weren't so many of
them. Next time you won't let them
pile up. Now you'll take it in stride.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You
want to mingle in a certain exclusive
group. Do you know enough about
the scene to be a part of it? Gather
more information. When you finally
break in, you'll do so because you
attained a degree of expertise, though
you'll still manage to come across as
modest and genuinely interested in
This Week's Birthdays: You
are spontaneous and exciting
to be around. This year your
creative improvisations will attract
relationships with supportive fans
and friends. There's a financial
breakthrough in the next 10 weeks.
In July, you will transform your
home inexpensively -- perhaps all
that's needed is a bucket of paint!
You'll add something impressive
to your resume in August. Friends
introduce singles to love prospects
in September. A job offer comes via
your next of kin.

Music at Gulfport
Beach Pavilion
Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
"Copa Jane"
Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Friday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Good 01' Boys Bill Howeth &
Wayne Howeth, Jr.
Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Italian American accordion by
Woody for fun & dancing
Donations accepted
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Sunken Ship,
Take Two

By Cathy Salustri
If this picture looks familiar, don't be
fooled- this is a new photo, taken last
weekend, of a boat that sank last year
and was raised earlier this year. This past
month it sank once again, and this time
the city of Gulfport turned the matter
over to the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC).

Boca Ciega Center Celebrates
National Nursing Home Week
By Tracee Hartman
Mayor Mike Yakes
was invited to Boca
Ciega Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center
herein Gulfport. Mayor
Yakes presented a
Proclamation to Brian
Bicket, Facilities
S Administrator, during
National Nursing
Home Week. The
Mayor and guest
Farchette Coppola
joined us for a BBQ
and entertainment
provided by the
Harlem Blues Band/
Sterling Magee. Boca
Ciega would like to thank the Mayor and Farchette for visiting our facility
during our special celebration. Other activities were planned throughout
the week and included a talent show with the after school children from
the Gulfport Recreation Center. Thank you Gulfport for celebrating with
us during National Nursing Home Week.

Players Hold Cathy Awards
The Gulfport Com-
munity Players held
their 13th Annual
Cathy Awards Dinner
and Ceremony this past
Saturday night at their
Back Door Theater. As
usual, they had a record
attendance for this
suspenseful event. The
Players holdthis annual
affair to honor their
own actors, producers,
directors, and all the other people that made their last season another one to
be especially proud of.
To add to the mix, the Cathy committee ran into a problem that they had never
encountered before- one play that blew away Gulfport and the Players too! That
play, Gulfport, The Musical, was so well directed, cast, and performed that the
committee had no other choice but to give every actor that played in it a Cathy
Award! The play was even put into a special category by the committee. The
Players also just found out that the Gulfport City Council has chosen one of the
plays many songs- Gulfport, My Home, as its official song. Awards were also
given out to the musical's writer- Gil Perlroth, its director-Daniel Harris, its
choreographer &
musical director-
Bill Bryant, and
the author of the
book on which
the play was
based- Lynne
Brown. The play
ran for 3 weeks,

selling out every
night, except
There were
many other great
plays the Players
had throughout
their season too and awards were given aplenty for them too. Here's a list of
Best Actress in a Short Play- Katherine Laczko in Justice Now
Best Actor in a Short Play- Norm Nash for Buying Back Brooklyn
Best Production and Original Writing of a Short Play- Tinamarie Hansen for
Buying Back Brooklyn
Best Lighting Design- Frank Hale for Gulfport, The Musical
Best Sound Design- Jim Russell for Gulfport, The Musical
Best Set Design and Best Director- Eileen Navarro for You Can't Take it with
Best Actress in a Cameo Role- Mike Finn for You Can't Take it with You
Best Supporting Actress- Brick for Cookin' with Gus
Best Supporting Actor- Gyula Nemeth for You Can't Take it with You
Best Lead Actress- Carol Valdes for Cookin' with Gus
Best Lead Actor- Jim Russell for Beau Jest
Best Production- Jim Tobin for You Can't Take it with You
For more information and tons of photos from the Cathy Awards, please visit
their website at: http://www.gulfrportcommunityplayers.org and keep alookout
for the Players upcoming 10th Annual One Act Play Festival starting July 8th
at the Hickman Theater. More about that in future editions of the Gabber.

Teaching Opportunities
and Artists' Registry
GULFPORT- "The Gathering" is
a new non-profit organization in
Gulfport formed to establish a gallery
and artist's studio space in Gulfport's
Waterfront District. To strengthen its
reach and mission, The Gathering has
recentlyjoined with two other existing
non-profits: The City of Imagination
and the Gulfport Arts Center. The
City of Imagination, in existence for
several years, focuses on partnering
with artists and arts groups in a wide
range of projects. The Gulfport Arts
Center, established almost one year
ago, focuses on education, offering
classes and workshops in which
artists can share their craft with
community members. Classes at the
Gulfport Arts Center are now being
formed and will begin this summer.
Artists in any media interested in
conducting classes or workshops
should contact Jessica Sager at 727-
346-3002 or sa.*:i.--i. li.-hi, 1.n1
In an effort to facilitate
communication with area artists,
the Gathering and its affiliate
organizations are now compiling
an artists' registry. Artists in any
media, including visual, performance
or literary arts are invited to submit
information to be included in the
registry. Information will be used
to invite and involve local artists in
shows and exhibits, other events,
meetings, teaching opportunities and
more. Information will not be shared
with others without prior permission.
Artists may either live, work, study
or have some other connection to
Gulfport. To be included, please
send your name, mailing address,
phone number, email address, and
brief information about the medium
or media in which you work to: The
Gathering c/o Marlene Shaw, 5732
23rd Ave. South, Gulfport, FL 33707
or email mshaw9@tampabay.rr.com.
For further information, call 727-
A two-day art show is planned for
Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and
17 at the Gulfport Casino ballroom.
The artists' registry will be used to
invite area artists to participate.
Watch for more details about this
special event to coincide with
Gulfport's Centennial Celebration.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

Acupuncture Clinic
has New Location
Acupuncturists Without Borders is
offering a free acupuncture clinic to
provide treatment for all military, past
and present, as well as their families,
and their health care workers. These
acupuncture treatments address
stress, insomnia, post-traumatic
stress syndrome, depression and
anxiety. The clinic will be held every
Thursday at Sanctuary Community
Acupuncture, 5111 Central Avenue,
St. Petersburg at 7 p.m. The clinic
is free, donations are welcome. For
further information, please call 727-

Centennial Events
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.

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Local Obituaries
MILLER, DONALD J., SR., 85, of
Gulfport, died Friday, June 18, 2010,
at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Born
in New York, NY, he came here in
1972, from New York, NY to Town
Shores. He was a United States Army
WWII veteran, member of 103rd
Engineers and participated in the
D-Day Invasion, POW and awarded
the Purple Heart. He was a life
member of the VFW, Amvets, DAV,
Elks Post 1224, 39 year member
of Post 125 American Legion, past
Grand Knight of the K of C and
fourth degree member Post 159,
and past commander of the Catholic
War Veterans. He is survived by
his son, Donald J. (Ann) Miller
Jr. of Greenwich, NY; grandson
Donald J. (Laurie) Miller III;
granddaughter Theresa Dausman;
great-grandchildren Joshua and Lin
Marie. There will be a viewing from
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on June 23 at
ALifeTribute Funeral Care Chapel,
5601 Gulfport Blvd. S., Gulfport,
with a mass at Holy Name Church
at 11 a.m. and interment to follow at
Royal Palm South Cemetery. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to
the American Legion Post 125.

of South Pasadena, died June 16,
2010. Survived by sister, Anna;
niece, Joanne and loving family.
R. Lee Williams & Son 49th St. N.,

WARGANIK, NINA, 86, of South
Pasadena, passedawayJune 19,2010.
Survived by her loving family and
friends. Guestbook at davidcgross.
com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes,
6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911.

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Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068

mygulfport.us and follow the links:
City Departments, Leisure servic-
es, Rec. Center.
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
Teen Night Teens, age's middle
school to 17. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9
Ongoing registration continues
for the 2010 Summer Recreation
Program for children who have
completed Kindergarten thru age
14. Registrations for Gulfport
residents and non-residents (30
children max.) are currently be-
ing accepted. Hours of registration
for Monday-Friday are from 9:00

a.m.-5:00 p.m. Information and
packets are available at the Rec.
Center or log on to www.mygulf-
port.us and follow the links to City
Departments, Leisure Services,
Rec Center. For more information
call 893-1068.
NEW CLASSES- Interested in
teaching a class? Call John at
727-893-1079 for more info
CLASSES Call instructor for
more information
* Belly Dance Starts April 13th,
Tues., 6:45 p.m. Call Daniela at
* Body Sculpt Tues., 6:30 p.m.
Call Billie at 239-313-0876.
* Fencing Wed., 4:30 & 5:30
p.m. Call Jim Campoli at 813-855-
* Gymnastics Fri., 5:30 p.m. Call
Barbara at 804-9400.
* Karate Mon. & Fri., 6:30 p.m.
Call Diane at 459-1399.

* Noisemakers Call Gabe at 345-
* Tai Chi -Thurs., 9
a.m at Scout Hall. Call
Marge at 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-Returns in the
Fall. Call Patsi at 501-3559.
* Yoga in the A. M. Wed.,
9 a.m. at 49th Street Neighborhood
Center. 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.
ALL skaters must purchase a stick-
er. Annual cost is $5 res. /$10 non-
res. Skaters 17 years of age and
younger must be accompanied by a
parent, have proof of residency and
fill out a consent form. Availabil-
ity to register: Monday Friday,
9 a.m.-8 p.m.

* Gulfport Library

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

Our Summer Reading
Programs and "Wednesday
Afternoon Specials" will
continue through July
Gulfport Creative Short Story
Writers: Every Wednesday, 10:00
One-on-One Computer In-
struction: By appointment only-
-contact Alex Hooks at the Refer-
ence Desk, or call 893-1073.
SummerCoffee/Talk Book
Club: Thursday, June 17, 10:00
am. Our summer series, "Pushed
to the Limit," begins with Wuther-
ing Heights, by Emily Bronte.
Stop by the Reference Desk to pick
up a discussion guide and reserve
a copy of the book.
Genealogy Discussion Group:
Saturday, June 26, 1:00 pm. This

is not a formal class, just an op-
portunity to meet and share expe-
riences and information with oth-
ers interested in delving into their
family history.
SummerCoffee/Talk Movie:
"We Were the Mulvaneys" Thurs-
day, July 8, 1:30 pm. Based on the
novel by Joyce Carol Oates and
starring Blythe Danner and Beau
Bridges. This Emmy-nominated
TV film is not rated, and contains
mature subject matter. (Hallmark,
2002, 86 minutes).
Suncoast Computer Users
Group (SCUG): Thursday, July
8, 6:00 pm.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens
& Adults: Saturday, July 10, 1:00
pm. Bring your pictures, books

and questions, and prepare to have
a great time! Some supplies avail-
able, but you furnish your own
12x12 scrapbook album. FMI, con-
tact Kay Boatwright 893-1074.
SummerCoffee/Talk Book Club:
Thursday, July 15, 10:00 am. Our
summer series, "Pushed to the
Limit," continues with Them, by
Joyce Carol Oates. Stop by the
Reference Desk to pick up a dis-
cussion guide and reserve a copy of
the book.
Genealogy Discussion Group:
Saturday, July 24, 1:00 pm. This
is not a formal class, just an op-
portunity to meet and share expe-
riences and information with oth-
ers interested in delving into their
family history.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

m es City Sponsored Activities
i in the Community

Senior Center 550 27th Ave. So. 893-1231

GEMS Health & Wellness Day
Pass: GEMS is offering a Health
& Wellness Day Pass on the first
Tuesday of every month to encourage
Gulfport seniors to take a more active
role in improving their physical,
mental and emotional well being. Five
different trips available. Select one:
Senior Center Fitness Room; Beautiful
Gulfport Beach; Gulfport Art Village
Courtyard; any of Gulfport's lovely
Parks; and Gulfport Public Library.
Round trip: $1.00. (Subsidized by the
Gulfport Senior Center Foundation.
The annual $50 GEMS membership
fee is not required for this monthly
outing. Call GEMS at 893-2242 to
reserve a ride.
Senior Center Looking for 100
Year Olds: Are you 100 years young
or more or will be sometime this year?
Please contact the Senior Center as we
would like to honor you!
Diabetic Educator Speaks to
Diabetics: David Joffe will speak to
our Diabetic Support Group on Mon.
June 28 at 10am and will continue to
give presentations every second and
fourth Monday. Mr. Joffee has been
providing diabetes and cardiovascular
care in Tampa Bay since 1995 and
spent 2 years as an Eckerd Patient
Care Pharmacist managing over 100
diabetes patients. His practical way
of teaching will be a great help to
diabetics and/or their families. All are
Fitness Center: New summer hours
for the Senior Center Fitness Room:
Mon. Tues. Wed. 8am 7pm; Thurs. &
Fri. 8am-3:30pm.
Tai Chi Moves to Scout Hall: Come
join our summer Tai Chi Class at
Scout Hall (5315 28th Ave. S.) every
Thursday at 9am. Must be a registered
Senior Center member to participate.
Magnifying Machine: If your vision
makes it difficult to view your mail or
documents, you are more than welcome
to use our Magnifying Machine. It's
simple to use and can make a world of
difference. Call now to reserve time on
the machine.
Want to be a CNA? Scholarships
available. "Earn while you learn".
Minimum age: 55. Must meet income
requirements. Call AARP Foundation
WorkSearch at 547-0534. Training
available in Gulfport.
Remember the Senior Center: If
you would like good things to continue
happening at the Senior Center for
Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

years to come, please consider the
Senior Center Foundation in your will.
There are a number of ways you can do
this. Please call the Senior Center for
more information.
Card & Game Party: Mark your
calendar now for Wed. July 21, 1-4pm
for the Senior Center's Card and Game
Party. Donation: $10 for munchies,
beverages & fun. Play Bridge, Canasta,
Euchre, Pinochle or Scrabble, Tiles,
etc. Name your game! This event is
sponsored by the Gulfport Senior
Center Foundation.
Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren: A support group
for grandparents raising their
grandchildren meets on the last
Tuesday of every month (June 29) at
10am. Learn about available resources
to make care giving responsibilities
Phones for Hearing Impaired:
Can't hear well on your telephone? Try
one of our specialized phones provided
by the Deaf and Hearing Connection.
Phone distribution will be held at the
Senior Center on Tues. July 20 from
Elder Law Clinic: Seniors 60 and
over who are income eligible can
receive free legal assistance with wills,
living wills, powers of attorney, and
health care surrogates on Friday, July
16 at 9:30am. Call for more info.
Transportation for Gulfport
Seniors: Gulfport seniors 55 &
over who would like door-to-door
transportation service for medical
appointments, grocery shopping,
1..-.iul\li..-li.- 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.
Telephone Reassurance: A friendly
phone call each morning is available
for Gulfport seniors who live alone.
City volunteers offer this free service
with your safety in mind. Call now for
more information.
AARP Driving Classes: are held on
the first two Tuesdays of every month
from 1-4pm. Call 343-9044 to register
and fee info.
Diabetic Support: Our Diabetic
Support Group meets every Mon. at
10am. Newcomers welcome.
Spanish Practice: Beginner and
Intermediate Spanish students meet
every Mon. 3-4:30pm through the

summer months to practice their
language skills.
Italian Practice: Beginner
Conversation students meet every Mon.
5-6pm through the summer months to
practice their language skills.
Live Chat Room every Friday at
2pm. Share stories and meet new
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!
Join our E-mail List: Send us your
e-mail address at cdean@mygulfport.
us or sfrank@mygulfport.us and we
will send you our monthly activity
calendar and notices on special

Neighborhood Center
1617 49th St. So./893-l070
Overeaters Anonymous: Sun.


5500oo Shore Blvd. So.

Social & Ballroom Dancing
Sun., June 27, 6-1 Opm $7

Every Tuesday
Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm $7
12-1 Inter, 1-2 Beg., 2-3 Dancing
Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm $7
6:30-1st timers, 7-8-Beg. Lesson,
8-10:30pm Practica/Milonga

Every Wednesday
Swing Dance 6 -11 pm $7
6-8 Lessons, 8-11 pm Swing Dance

Every Thursday
Salsa Dance 7-1 Opm $7
7-8:30pm Lessons,
8:30-1 Opm Dance

Gulfport Market
Open all Summer
GULFPORT-As summerapproaches,
many local fresh markets are
preparing to close for the season.
But one local market is and always
has been available to the community
year-round: the Gulfport Tuesday
Fresh Market. Local residents and
local, independent vendors are the
mainstay of the Gulfport Fresh
Market. More than just a tourist
attraction, the Market provides a

valuable service to the community.
The Gulfport Fresh Market takes
place each Tuesday on Beach Blvd.
below 29th Ave. South. Summer
hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Week in and week out, the Market
offers fresh fruits and vegetables
(including locally grown seasonal
produce from farms in our area), as
well as fresh bread, cheese, seafood,
live herbs, plants, fresh flowers,
nuts, honey, pet treats, smoothies,
hand-made soaps, local art, crafts,
jewelry, candles and healing lotions

Premier Choice: Flood Insurance That Pays You!

Make The Call
We Will Save you Money!
Jeff DeNight is changing the way
people feel about their insurance
Jeff co-owns two insurance agencies,
Bentley-DeNight Insurance Services,
a full service, independent, Trusted
Choice agency that offers business,
auto, home, commercial, life, boat,
motorcycle, RV and umbrella policies.
He also owns Premier Choice Rebate
Flood Insurance, a flood insurance
agency that sells nothing but flood
'"We're the only flood insurance
agency that offers cash rebates back
to all our customers," Jeff explains.
So if you buy your flood insurance
through Premier Choice, you'll get at
least seven percent of your annual
premium (before fees and taxes) back
in the form of a rebate check.
"We give the money back to our
customers either at inception- if
they're new policy holders-- and then
again every subsequent year they
renew... forever," Jeff says.
Here's how the rebate works:

Jeff uereign, uo-owner or Demiey-Lie-
night insurance shares commissions with
his customers.
Nope, Jeff says. FEMA is the only
flood insurance provider, so the cost
is the same no matter what flood
insurance company you use. The
policies written by his agency are
supported by the federal government
through FEMA.
FEMA pays a commission to the
agencies that write their policies.
Jeff and his agency are sharing that
commission with their
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of your policy back 00 OVS0
the first year. Every w cste o a
subsequent year for t~gt little to sha
the next five years you it's happy to
receive one percent more back until "With the
you get to the sixth year. In the we thought
sixth year and every year following, something
customers will get 12 percent back insurance
as a rebate. connotation,
This rebate can add up to thousands Maybe not
of dollars for the life of your home or
business policy. The company sends Pr
you a check rather than taking the Rebate
money off the premium so you can 6524 1
spend it on whatever you choose. St
Do Premier Choice Flood Insurance
policies cost more than other flood rebate
insurance policies?

Jeff says, things are
tough for everyone,
nd if his company has a
re with the community,
do so.
economy the way it is,
it would be nice to give
back, especially since
has such a negative
" Jeff says.
emier Choice
Flood Insurance
1st Avenue North
. Petersburg

and oils. Charter a kayak tour at
the Market, consult our astrologer
or try on a henna tattoo. Watch
a pottery wheel demonstration.
Visit with rescued parrots from the
Pinellas Suncoast Parrot Sanctuary
on the first Tuesday of each month.
Nearly 25 vendors offer these items
and experiences to customers who
appreciate the opportunity to support
local merchants, artists, crafters and
non-profit groups. New vendors join
the Market nearly every week.
Gulfport's Industrial Arts Center
(IAC) is now open on Tuesdays from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Fresh
Market. Located in Gulfport's Art
Village Courtyard, the IAC offers
members of the public young and
old a chance to "blow your own"
glass masterpiece. Choose from
vases, drinking glasses, spirit balls,
candy dishes, ornaments and more.
On Tuesday, discounts of $5 off are
available to seniors and veterans.
Expect other events and activities
during the summer season. Music,
clothing swaps, art shows and
more will be scheduled to make the
Market a new and lively experience
each week.
The Gulfport Merchants Association
accepts donations of non-perishable
food, toiletries, cleaning supplies and
other personal needs at each Tuesday
Fresh Market. Bring donations to
the Merchants Association tent.
Items are distributed to the Senior
Center pantry to assist local families
in need.
The Gulfport Fresh Market is
sponsoredbythe Gulfport Merchants
Association. For more details or for
vendor information, contact Daniel
Hodge at 727-366-4086 or e-mail
dan@igc.org or visit the Gulfport
Merchants Association website at

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.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

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

Good Reasons to
Adopt an Older Cat
Friends of Strays has a special offer
for the months of May and June for
all adoptions of older cats. Anyone
adopting a cat that is over three
years old will receive a gift basket
with everything needed to take kitty
to their new forever home. All cats
have been neutered or spayed and
have been vaccinated.
There are many good reasons to
consider adopting an older cat,
1. Older cats are already trained to
use a litter box.
2. Cats are already past the
rambunctious stage and are more
peaceful and calm than young
3. Older cats are very grateful
for a home and usually make the
transition easily.
4. Finally, if you are older, having
an older cat makes just makes an
excellent choice.
Friends of Strays has several
beautiful, older cats that have been
at the shelter for some time. If you
can open your home to one of them
please come meet them! The shelter
is located at 2911 47 Avenue N. in
St. Petersburg. For more information
call 727-522-6566 or go the website

What is 'Sophie's Attic"?
Sophie's Attic Thrift Shop, 2720 53
Street S., is a mission outreach of
the First United Methodist Church
of Gulfport. They are open every
Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

Friday and Saturday morning from
9-12. The have many blouses, slacks,
skirts, shorts, and some lingerie for
women. They also have men's slacks,
shorts, and shirts, kid's clothes and
toys, kitchen ware, books, sheets
and pillowcases, shoes, hats, purses,
and a constantly changing display
of jewelry. You'll enjoy the special
bargains for each week. What will
the special be this week? Stop by on
Friday or Saturday morning to find
out what's on sale and save some
money while you're having fun! Bring

in this article and get a $1 discount
on your next purchase. They'll be
watching for you!

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. Call 656-3848 with

Attorney Keith Sanders,
Handles Bankruptcies with Experience and Sensitivity

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-
cess myself, that usu-
ally helps to put people

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

WrluiLIi pruitezsiuin pa-
pers concerning bank-
ruptcy law in general,
ECF requirements and
new issues. He is a
former director of the
Bankruptcy Section of
the State Bar of Geor-
The firm also handles
Short Sale negotiations,
defense against foreclo-
sures, wills & trusts,
civil litigation and loan
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

s omet htn Op mU mai
a By Bill Northrop B_Northrop@theGabber.com

Should Government
Take Over BP?
If you're wondering whether the
government (our government)
should takeover BP Corporation,
recent incidents complementing the
review of the past 60 days or so
should dispel the notion.
While BP apparently fumbled a plan
they didn't have (our government
didn't have one either), the U.S.
government fumbled and stumbled
and appears to still be fumbling in
the effort to 1) stop the flow of oil
into the Gulf and 2) clean up what's
there. The first they had no plan
nor expertise as all have admitted.
The second the government's
bureaucracy simply couldn't cope.
Help offered by other countries
at the outset of the blow-out
was turned down because of a

combination of a lack of leadership,
an arcane law, and confusion about
what was needed. Nor did the
feds have the equipment, such as
booms and oil-burning apparatus,
they were supposed to have. When
state governments in Alabama and
Louisiana responded with actions of
their own, the feds thwarted them.
This included efforts to acquire oil
booms and to build artificial barrier
islands to protect the coast line.
The latest, and most grievous, was
to send back to port barges that
were vacuuming up the oil. The
violation? Not enough life jackets
and fire extinguishers. Talk about
This is not surprising. Governments
are bureaucracies and the usual net
results of their running anything
except war (and veterans might
question that) are usually poor.

Today private energy companies
in most truly democratic countries
compete against government
enterprises. Among these are
Russia, Venezuela, China, and
Mexico. I can guarantee that their
companies are less efficient, less
productive, and, above all, less safety
and environmentally conscious than
privately run companies.
Government ownership and its
bad effects were best illustrated
in the "old" communist countries.
In the 1970s, 80s, 90s and early
2000s I traveled to Russia, Poland,
Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, the
Baltic countries, China and Cuba.
The pollution was horrible. In
Bulgaria the air was yellow and the
water undrinkable. Cuba's Havana
harbor is coated with oil and there
is pollution everywhere. China's
coal towns are covered with soot and
the air in some sections is almost
unbreathable. Pollution controls
always gave way to production
and the "aims of the state". The
environment was never atop the
In this blow-out, BP appears
culpable though it's still a good
idea to wait for the investigation
rather than listen to the politicians.
Nonetheless, BP's in trouble. But, so
is the fed agency over seeing them.
It's not the lack of regulations, but
the enforcement or application of
them that appears to be the problem.
It might be good to repeat that
statement when considering more
regulations on business, health, the
environment and even guns. Look
first at the regulations on the books
and how they are enforced. Wait
before adding more regulations that
won't be enforced.
Finally, in response to oil still
pouring into the Gulf, President
Obama used the opportunity to push
for a new energy policy which called
for using less oil. Not a bad idea, but
it won't stop the leak, and whatever
the idea and the taxes that go with
it, it will not lessen our need (and it
is a need) for oil for decades to come.
The accompanying moratorium on
drilling isn't a practical solution
In the meanwhile, have I missed it,
but is there a Florida state plan for
dealing with the blow-out?

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Saturday, June 26 the S.A.L.'s will be serving their all-you-can-eat spaghetti & meatballs with salad & garlic toast
from 5 to 7 p.m. for a donation of $6.
Our kitchen is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 2
p.m. to 7 p.m.and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Chef Tom is still serving his famous Haddock fish fry dinner along with
several other items from our menu including; Reuben's, turkey clubs, bacon Swiss cheeseburgers, Philly cheese steaks,
onion rings and much more. Our prices are reasonable and the food is delicious. Come on in and have a taste!
The Southern Knights band is playing for your listening & dancing pleasure every Friday & Saturday night.
We are in dire need of donations for troops in Iraq & Afghanistan. Lately donations have been few & far between.
Please help our troops. A collection box is provided at the post. For more information call Shirley at 510-1919. Let's
show them our support!

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Gulfport Centennial Countdown Continues!

00 Week Countdown teo 100 Years!
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In just 16 weeks, Gulfport will
celebrate the centennial of its
incorporation, October 12, 1910. We'll
be reminding you every week with an
interesting old photograph from the
collection of the Historical Museum. See
if you can identify the people, places, and
above all the decade of each picture as it
comes along. To make it a little bit of a
challenge, we won't publish the correct
caption until the following week.
Last week's photo was taken by Mr.
R.W. Caldwell, Jr., on a visit home from
his studies at M.I.T. in 1940. When the
dredge hit an old sulphur pocket, the
resultant stinking black smoke not only
turned the newly-painted casino a very
grim shade, it also tarnished the money
and silverware of every establishment
nearby. (This stench, the Times reported,
was for once "not caused by another town
political squabble.")

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Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

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

Maximo Center has
Community Information
The Maximo Community Police Re-
source Center, 4815 34 Street S. has
information for you. For the 2010
hurricane season persons will spe-
cial needs (medical, transportation,
mobility and other needs) must reg-
ister with the Pinellas County Office
of Emergency Management is they
might need special assistance at the
time of a hurricane threat. Regis-
trations forms for special needs are
available at the Center. These forms
and information are provided at no
charge during the Center's regular
business hours. They also have the
forms for people with pets to register
for evacuation and shelter needs.
Pick up some information from
AARP on how the new health law
might benefit you.
The Center, staffed entirely by vol-
unteers, provides free bicycle regis-
tration, free "Club" for select auto-
mobiles, free cell phones for "911"
use only, a collection point for old
eyeglasses which are used by health
service agencies, lists and free ship-
ment of items needed by our Armed
Forces overseas and much more. Call

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9 city government?
Email your request to News@theGabber.com
City of Gulfport
By Cathy Salustri
Q: Does Gulfport have an ordinance that prohibits panhandling on its
streets and corners and rights of ways? submitted by Margarete Tober
via Facebook
A: Gulfport Police Chief Rob Vincent says that the city ordinance
prohibiting loitering also covers panhandling.
"One of the elements of loitering is: 'accosts, approaches, or solicits from
other persons in any public place or in any place open to the public for the
purpose of begging, soliciting alms, or soliciting for immoral purposes',"
Chief Vincent explained.
The courts support this ordinance; they recently convicted a man who
police arrested after he repeatedly approached people in the area of
Gulfport Boulevard and 49th Street and asked for money. Although
police warned him to stop and gave him a ticket, he continued to beg, get-
ting himself a trip to jail, Vincent said.
Gulfport police officers prefer not take that route, though, Chief Vincent
"Our officers are usually able to resolve problems with warnings and ap-
propriate social service referrals," the Chief explained.

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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Friday 6/11
Animal Complaint- 1300 BIk 51st St.
Theft- 3200 BIk 58th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 4900 BIk
31st Ave. S.
Theft- 2000 BIk 52nd St. S.
Theft- 5400 BIk 27th Ave. S.
Domestic Verbal- 4900 BIk 14th Ave.
Trespasser- 5500 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 5700 BIk Shore
Blvd. S.
Saturday 6/12
Noise Complaint- 2500 BIk 49th St.
Noise Complaint- 2900 BIk 51st St.
Fight in Progress- 5700 BIk 17th
Ave. S.
Stolen Vehicle- 700 BIk 53rd St. S.
Suspicious Vehicle- 1800 BIk 49th
St. S.
Stolen Vehicle- 700 BIk 53rd St. S.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle- 4900 BIk
10th Ave. S.
Burglary- 5200 BIk Jersey Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 2600 BIk 44th
St. S.
Sunday 6/13
Animal Complaint- 1100 BIk 64th
St. S.
Drunk Driver- 5700 BIk 19th Ave. S.
Domestic Battery- 700 BIk 60th St.
Animal Complaint- 1700 BIk 51st St.
Trouble with Individual- 4300 BIk
26th Ave. S.
Soliciting- 4900 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Arrest on Warrant- Trail Spur.
Narcotics/Drugs- 1800 BIk Gray St.
Narcotics/Drugs- 4900 BIk Newton
Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 4600 BIk
29th Ave. S.
Theft- 5000 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.

Burglary- 4900 BIk 14th Ave. S.
Domestic Battery- 1100 BIk Gray St.
Monday 6/14
Trouble with Individual- 4900 BIk
28th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- Clam Bayou.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle- 1400 BIk
61st St. S.
Accident with Injuries- 4900 BIk 8th
Ave. S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Suspicious Vehicle- 5300 BIk 12th
Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5300 BIk
20th Ave. S.
Tuesday 6/15
Theft- 2900 BIk 57th St. S.
City/County/Code Ordinance- 2200
BIk 49th St. S.
Animal Complaint- 5100 BIk 15th
Ave. S.
Suspicious Activity- 900 BIk Free-
mont St. S.
Theft- 800 BIk Gray St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5000 BIk
23rd Ave. S.
Burglary- 5000 BIk 15th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1300 BIk
Gray St. S.
Wednesday 6/16
Domestic Verbal- 700 BIk 61st St. S.
Abandoned Vehicle- 1800 BIk 51st
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 3000 BIk
50th St. S.
Animal Complaint- 5100 BIk Preston
Ave. S.
Drunk Driver- 1000 BIk 58th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- Tomlinson
Domestic Verbal- 6100 BIk 10th Ave.
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.

Animal Complaint- 700 BIk 59th St.
Thursday 6/17
Domestic Verbal- 3000 BIk Clinton
St. S.
Animal Complaint- 1800 BIk 55th
St. S.
Animal Complaint- 1500 BIk 55th
St. S.
Abandoned Vehicle- 5600 BIk 15th
Ave. S.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Abandoned Vehicle- 5600 BIk 12th
Ave. S.
Soliciting- 5700 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Abandoned Vehicle- 1700 BIk 53rd
St. S.
Disabled Vehicle- 2200 BIk 52nd St.
Abandoned Vehicle- 5100 BIk 16th
Ave. S.
Battery- 2800 BIk 50th St. S.
Animal Complaint- 2900 BIk 57th
St. S.
Lost or Stolen Tag- 2500 BIk 56th
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- Town
Animal Complaint- 2200 BIk York St.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

2010 National Night Out
National Night Out is August 3. Gulfport Crime Awareness and Prevention
has stepped up to the plate for an event that evening. Our preliminary plan is
to gather at the Neighborhood Center for a kick off of the "Give Neighborhood
Crime and Drugs a Going-Away Party".
The kick off will be a walk to show a united effort of both municipalities
(Gulfport and St. Petersburg) to include residents and businesses from both
sides of 49th Street. The walk will start on 49th Street S. and 16th Avenue (in
front of the Neighborhood Center) and go south to the Tangerine Greenway
(Tangerine Avenue/18th Avenue S.). The Tangerine Greenway will then be
the site for the "Going Away Party". The intent is for community building,
education and a united effort.
If you would like more information or to provide suggestions, feel free to
contact Jeri Reed at 727-548-5566 (days), 727-327-3509 (evenings) or by email
at JRvolunteer@aol.com.

You Can Make
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The St. Petersburg Police Department
is currently conducting interviews for
Volunteer Road Patrol positions. This
elite group of nationally recognized
volunteer police professionals is
looking for good men and women to
join our team. If you think you have
the "right stuff' and want to make
a difference in your community,
call 893-7141 today to schedule an

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

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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If you are a woman 40-64 years of
age of low income without health
insurance living in Pinellas County
you may be eligible for a free or low
cost Mammogram. For additional
information please call 820-4117.
The guidelines and eligibility
requirements will be provided to you
at that time.
Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

Cindy Behrendt of Gulfport, in Charlottesville, Virginia at Monticello,
home of Thomas Jefferson, with the Gabber on Vacation. I was there with
my two older sisters for a "sister's weekend" with our three daughters. It
was a wonderful weekend spent in our former hometown.
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November Makes Great Summer Fun

Michael Edwards stars as the President
in American Stage Theatre Company's
production of David Mamet's new hit comedy,
"November," running through July 4
By Cathy Salustri

Just when we thought there were no
more jokes about the last presidential
administration, American Stage
presents us with "November", the
latest comedy from David Mamet.
"November", a short full-length play,
takes place entirely in the Oval Office,
where a president who almost certainly
will not win re-election struggles with

finding a legacy and pardoning turkeys
just before the election.
The president finds that, in his final
days before the election, his party no
longer backs him and he will return to
his hometown broke. In an effort to get
enough money to create a presidential
library, the president decided to sell
pardons. Instead of selling pardons
to criminals, however, he opts to sell
pardons to the two turkeys waiting in
the outer office with a representative
from the National Association of Turkey
and Turkey By-products Manufacturers
(played by Christopher Rutherford).
Although President Charles Smith
(played by Michael Edwards) looks
more like Dick ('hl.-.-y than George
W. Bush, the script leaves little doubt
who Mamet had in mind as he wrote
certain scenes, including bits where his
aide, Archer Brown (played by Wayne
LeGette) must remind him that yes, we
are at war with Iraq.
Regardless of political sympathies, this
show is all comedy and the small cast
does a good job of squeezing every last
laugh out of the script. Most notable of
all the players, Wayne LeGette delivers
a fantastic performance and keeps pace
with Edwards, both of whom spend
the entire show onstage. LeGette and
Edwards play off each other well and
kept the house laughing Saturday
The three supporting players -
Dwight Grackle (Giles Davies),
Clarice Bernstein (Sarah Gavitt) and
Rutherford-all help make this show

a delightful 90 minutes of poking
fun at the highest office in the land.
Although the entire part of Dwight
Grackle seemed a last-minute addition
to the script that the show didn't need,
Davies added a much-needed injection
of physical humor into the show.
The only other complaint was the
pl1. iy I,-hI I's gratuitous use of obscenity.
Granted, only one character- President
Smith- tends to use obscenity, but in
the first scenes he used it so much it
lost all meaning and shock value and
served as nothing but an annoyance.
Despite a few miniscule flaws,
everything fell into place as it generally
does at American Stage's new home, and
the audience showed their appreciation
heartily for Saturday evening's
performance. The sold out house
lavished applause and praise on the
production, the next-to-last show in the
season. Other reviewers compare this
show to Neil Simon, which does neither
playwright justice. Mamet is uniquely
Mamet, funny in his own way, although
Neil Simon fans will likely appreciate
this humor. Whether you like Mamet,
Neil Simon, or simply want an evening
out where you can laugh, "November"
makes a fine choice for an evening at
the theatre.
"November" runs Tuesdays through
Sunday, ending on July 4. Call
American Stage at 823-7529 for
showtimes and ticket prices, which
generally start at $26 and top out at

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Purchase Locations
We would like to welcome the new
trolley token locations on St Pete
Beach: A Point of You, Interior Design
at 343 Corey Ave., Fun in the Sun,
Corey Corners at 350 Corey Ave. and
the St Pete Beach Theater at 315
Corey Ave.
Token Purchasing locations in St Pete
Beach include: Alden at 5900 Gulf
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at 343 Corey Ave., Beachcomber at
6200 Gulf Blvd, Dolphin at 4900 Gulf
Blvd., Don Cesar at 3400 Gulf Blvd,
Don Vista Center at 3300 Gulf Blvd,
Fun in the Sun, Corey Corners at 350
Corey Ave., Grand Plaza at 5250 Gulf
Blvd., Howard Johnson at 6100 Gulf
Blvd., Postcard Inn at 6300 Gulf Blvd.,
St. Pete Beach Recreation at 7701 Boca
Ciega Dr., St Pete Beach Theater, 315
Corey Ave., The ( i.iml..-i, 6990 Gulf
Blvd., Tradewinds Island Grand,
5500 Gulf Blvd. and Tradewinds -
Sandpiper, 6000 Gulf Blvd.
Token Purchasing locations in
Gulfport include: Domain Home
Accessories at 3129 Beach Blvd.
S., Gulfport Recreation Center at
5730 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport Senior
Center at 5501 28th Ave. S. (ask
about their senior discount packs),
Small Adventures Book Store at 3107
Beach Blvd. S. and the Outpost at
3007 Beach Blvd. S.
The regular Trolley fare is $1.75
each way. You can purchase a ten
pack Trolley token pack for $10 ten
that saves about 43%. Also, keep in
mind that you can use your PSTA
card to travel on the Gulfport/St. Pete
Beach Connector trolley. The City of
Gulfport City Hall at 2401 53rd St. S.
is your PSTA card location.
Get your group together and plan a
night in Gulfport or St. Pete Beach
and leave the driving to us! You can
get a trolley schedule at HYPERLINK
index.html" http://www.mygulfport.
us/Trolley/index.html, Gulfport City
Hall at 2401 23rd Ave. S., on the
Gulfport/St. Pete Trolley.
If you are a Business that is interested
in having your shop participate as
a Gulfport-St. Pete Beach Trolley
token purchase location, call Brian
V.in.S.k.- at 727-893-1069. Soon,
flamingo window cling signs will mark
your business as a "Trolley Token"

Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

Concert on the Point Series Returns
Photo By Leigh Clifton
Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
President Lori Rosso gets quick
hug from the lead singer of the No
Slack band at the june 11, Concert
on the Point. The Concert series
has been extremely successful in
drawing a large number of people
to Gulfport, where they can bring
their lawn chairs, sit on the water
and listen to a great band. There
you can get hot dogs fresh off the
grill, beer and wine for the adults
and sodas for the kids. There is no
set schedule this year, so watch
"your Gabber for more concert info
.,when it becomes available. Don't
miss the opportunity to sit under
a beautiful evening sky in Gulfport
and listen to some great music...
maybe even dance a little! The
Concert on the Point is a family
friend event.

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The Dry Tortugas: The Other "Gateway to the Gulf"

By Cathy Salustri

When Dr. Samuel Mudd fixed John
Wilkes Booth's broken leg, he earned
himself a vacation of sorts: some time
to commune with nature at Fort Jef-
ferson, 70 miles west of Key West in
the Dry Tortugas.
Odds are that Dr. Mudd didn't see
his time on the tiny island as any sort
of respite, because that's not how his
accusers intended the trip. Long be-
fore Fort Jefferson lured travelers
from the world over, it served as the
ultimate Alcatraz: an island for pris-
oners. It had no amenities: no fresh-
water, no hotels, no pools or spas, and
- most importantly no land nearby
for easy escape.

XA A ,.Today, the Dry
S A .Tortugas is
no longer a prison; instead, people
pay for the privilege of spending a
few hours wandering the crumbling
fort, snorkeling the reefy ruins of old
piers, and splashing in aquamarine
tropical water of this self-proclaimed
(and sensibly so) "Gateway to the
Gulf." Although it's harder to get to
than Gulfport, it earns its name the
same way it earned a fort: it guards
the Straits of Florida.
Bring plenty of sunscreen, a big
hat, and a swimsuit- this island's the
most fun when you're getting wet on
it. Our tour boat, the Fast Cat, pro-
vided drinking water, and we refilled
out water bottles before heading
ashore. Take 40 minutes to listen to
the crew's guided tour of Fort Jeffer-
son, because they know the history
as well as any of the


Key West and closer to Cuba
any part of the United States.


park rangers. When you're done, grab
your underwater camera (disposable
or otherwise) and gape at the myriad
of sealife bursting with color, from
the tiny tangs to the gigantic tarpon,
just beneath the surface.

gJY ,.The Dry Tortugas
W ..H. ,. are some of the only
remaining undeveloped sandy beach-
es in Florida. Aside from a lighthouse
on Garden Key and the fort, there are
no buildings for 70 miles, and there
are only a couple of ways on (or off,
for that matter) the islands.
People seeking tropical seclusion
come to the Dry Tortugas; birders
come to see the nesting birds; history
buffs come to see the fort and take
the tour. The reason really doesn't
matter; just know that the Dry Tor-
tugas is one of the sweetest spots in
Florida, and everyone should see it at
least once. No trip to the lower keys
is complete without it, so put it on
the bucket list.

H O-,The National Park
W H Service manages
the Dry Tortugas, although it con-
tracts with two ferry boat services
to get guests out to the islands. For
those so inclined, passage to the is-
land via seaplane is possible as well.
Of course, anyone with a well-provi-
sioned boat can get to the island in-
dependent of the charter boats.

V V nl J 11 make daily
trips to the Dry Tortguas. Book in Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySa-
advance, and plan to arrive by 7 a.m. lustri@TheGabber.com.
for check-in.

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

pTPart: Nothing com-
SBE pares to the solitude
of the island, surrounded by teal wa-
ters shimmering with life. On our
trip, we came nose to nose with tar-
pon, sand dollars the size of serving
platters, and all fish every color of
the rainbow.

WO part: Un-
VV.t I less you have
your own boat, you're going to share
that solitude with a couple hundred
of your closest friends. Even with
two ferries carrying people to the
Dry Tortugas, you can still find a se-
cluded spot.

I /I A rI question: The
iV L J. ferry boats
start at over $100. We traveled on the
Sunny Days "Fast Cat," where our
passage included breakfast, lunch,
soft drinks, water, snacks, masks,
snorkels, and fins. The Yankee Free-
dom offers similar passage, although
on a larger boat that will also have
more people on it. Find out more at
NPS.gov/drto, or contact the tour op-
erators directly at DryTortugasFer-
ry.com (Sunny Days, 305-292-6100),
YankeeFreedom.com (Yankee Free-
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What is the Role
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in Probate?
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said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
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near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful interces-
sor of all who invoke your special patronage 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 as-
sistance. Help me in my present urgent peti-
tion. In return, I promise to make your name
known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude,
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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.
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 for-
get all evil against me and that in all instances
of my life you are with me, I want in this short
prayer to thank you for all things and confirm
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Large Den/Office. Covered Carport. New Tile
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Senior. $689/Mo. plus Security 727-323-3028,
CONDO 50+-1BR/1BA with Den, Ground
Floor, Lake View. Parking at front Door. Pool,
840sqft. Tyrone Mall area. $600/Mo. 727-710-
BEACHAPTS.-1 BR/1 BA, $675/Mo., 1 BR/1 BA,
$800/Mo., 2BR/1BA, $1350/Mo. Plus Deposit.
Remodeled 2007. Furnished/Unfurnished.
Pets Ok. Non-Smoker. 5619 Shore Blvd. 727-
ST. PETE BEACH-1 Br/1Ba, Steps to beach.
Newly Renovated. Large Private Yard with 2
Patios. Clean! Includes cable and W/D. 727-
1BR Apt. with Private Roof Top Deck. 1 Block
to Public Beach & 3 Blocks to Restaurants &
Shops. $575/Mo. plus Electric. Dan Yingst Re-
alty 727-321-5258.

1 BR/1 BA, Walk Across Street to Beach. $695/
Mo. Annual. 727-367-5126 or 727-642-4287.
1BR/1.5BA Overlooking Intra-coastal. Beauti-
fully Furnished, Washer/Dryer, Private Patio.
Seasonal/Yearly. $900/Mo. Gloria Pion, Your
Neighborhood Realty 727-480-4392.
COTTAGE ON BUS-Line. Gulfport. 1BR/1BA
Dishwasher, W/D, Water, WiFi Included, $600/
Mo. Clean & Quiet. 727-384-9154.
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 327-5368.

1.575119th Ave.,2br/1.5ba plus garage $950mo.
2. Cute Fully Updated Studio in S. Pasadena $499 mo.
3.1 br/1 ba, Sun Island condo, fumished $750 mo.
4.2br/1.5ba, home, 30th Ave. N. $995 mo.
We can rent your house/condo
to qualified tenants

3 OR 4 BEDROOM-1 Bath. W/D Hook-up.
1760 37th St. S. $950/Mo. $400/Security.
Available 7/1. 727-463-5759, 727-424-4428.
Section 8 Ok.
Home with Garage. C/H/A, LargeYard, Florida
Room, Parquet Wood Floors, $900/Mo. 727-
347-4555. Available Now.
55+ Unfurnished Condo. Remodeled. 1 Year
Minimum. Elevator, Pools, Gated, Open Bal-
cony on Bay. Washer/Dryer. 315-732-8716.
1/2 BLOCK FROM SPB-506 69th Ave. 2BR
Duplex, $695/Mo. $500 Security. Pay Elec-
tric Only. Terrazzo Floors, Small Pet OK, Off-
Street Parking, Credit/Background Check. Call
Sandy. 727-418-2242.
TREASURE ISLAND Waterfront 1BR, Condo.
Annual. Fishing Dock, Water, Cable & Trash.
Quiet, Remodeled, Beautiful. No Pets. Avail-
able Immediately $695/Mo. 727-744-1614.
73rd Ave. N. 2BR/1 BA, Tile Floors, C/H/A, W/D
Hook-up. Shed, Fenced Yard. No Pets. Nice.
S. PASADENA-Nice Waterfront 2BR Apt. 1st
floor with a Great Waterview. Lovely Pool just
steps away. Fishing Dock, Quiet & Peaceful.
55+, No Dogs, References. $850/Mo. 727-

15th AVE SO. 3br/2ba Newer block construction SEC 8 OK ONLY $945
27th AVE SO. 3br/2ba tile floors, CHA, WD hookups, Comer lot $865
3rd AVE SO. Near the Trop 2br/lba, new bathroom, CHA $625
SHORE BLVD. lbr condo water view & pool. No pets, Nice Price $595
FAIRFIELD AVE. Great 2br/lba along the trail for active living ONLY $650

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

Gabber June 24-June 30, 2010

LAKE MAGGIORE 1 & 2 Br with lake views WSG Ind $650-$750
BURMUDA MY 2br/2.5ba 2 pDols, Beach Tennis Courts $995
16th AVE SO. 3br/1/1.5 be, Laundry Rm Big Yard ONLY $725

ART VILLAGE-1BR plus Study in New con-
dition. Garden setting, W/D in Apt. A/C, Tile,
Carpet & Fans. $700/Mo. includes Water. 727-
(66th St.-2nd Ave. S. area). Ceramic Floor, Pri-
vate Fence, Central Location, Close to Shops,
Bus, Beaches. Water Included. Free Parking.
3BR/2BA HOME-near Child's Park. New In-
terior Paint and Tile Floors. CHA, $850/Mo.
and $500/Deposit. 4537 11th Ave. S. 727-424-
Updated 1920's Bungalow on Large Lot. $850/
Mo. plus Deposit. Available July 1st. 727-542-
CLEAN AND NEAT-1 BR Apt. on Lake Mag-
giore. Nice Quiet Neighborhood on Cul-de-
Sac. Carport, AC & Utilities Included. $650/
Mo. No Dogs 727-637-4477.

St. Pete Beach Condo, 2BR JB,,
2 Entrances, Seamark...first floor.
Furnished or Unfurnished. Available July 31

ST. PETE BEACH-(69th Ave./Sunset Blvd.
Area). 2BR $795/Mo, 1BR $695/Mo. Ceramic
Floors. Great Location. Close to Beach with
Cool Breeze Shops, Bus, Free Parking 727-
HOUSE FOR RENT-900sqft. w/upstairs loft.
Partially Furnished, Fireplace, CHA, $650/
Mo. Non Smoker, Gulfport, Danny or Linda.
Large Yard. New Tile & Carpet. Washer/Dryer.
$750/Mo. Close to Bus line. No Drugs. 727-
to Beach and John's Pass. Water view from
Porch. Fishing Dock Access. $600/Mo. 727-
2007 52ND ST. S.- (Across from G.P. Elemen-
tary). 3BR/1BA, C/H/A, New Carpet, New
Deck, Fenced Yard. $850/Mo. plus 1st/Last/
Security. 727-327-4586.


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One Paper.

Since 1968
(727) 321-6965 fax 327-7830
Gabber June 24 June 30, 2010

First floor convenience! 1bd/1ba., Furn.,
covered pkg. Gated entry, steps to pool.
Fran Hubert
IS 727-360-9264
X -, 727-580-9265

CLEAN 1/1 WITH-CH/A, W/D, near 3 Colleg-
es. Fully Equipped, Just Bring Clothes! Walk to
Beach & Restaurants. See @
Annual $750/Mo. 727-418-7272.
Small, Clean, Close to Beach. W/S/G includ-
ed. $575/Mo. for quiet tenant w/references.
Call marie, 727-657-1259.
Spacious 1Br Condo. 1st Floor Unit w/Patio.
$695/Mo. Annual includes Water/Cable Trash/
Maintenance. No Smokers/Pets. 716-693-

St. Pete Condo
2BR, 2BA, 2 entrances
Seamark...first floor,
Furnished... everything included
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HOME TO SHARE-Furnished, Cable, Con-
crete Parking, Washer/Dryer, Fenced Proper-
ty, Utilities Included. No Smoking, Security De-
posit, $110/Wk. Neat & Clean. 727-323-1039.
ROOMMATE WANTED- Pasadena/Gulfport.
Full House Privileges, Utilities & Wireless In-
ternet Included. 727-344-0509.
and Bath. Close to Bus line and Shopping.
$525/Mo. Background Check Required. Pasa-
dena/Gulfport Area 727-434-0424.
Bedroom, C/A, W/D, Cable. $400/Mo. $100/
Security 727-403-5615.
Private Bedroom/Bath $500/Mo. Safe Neigh-
borhood, Close to Beach, Malls. Looking For
Professional Person or Student. 727-410-
S ST. PETE- Furnished Room w/Bath & Cable
TV, Share House, Laundry, Near Bus/Shop/
Bay. No Pets. $440/Mo., 1/3 Utilities. 727-347-

Gr f.7

Bldg. 727-209-0606.

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Title Company, Inc.
Thinking of Selling or
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And Specializing In

5511 Gulfport Blvd. S.
384-LULU (5858)
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1450sqft, 6th fir, Gorgeous View, Fresh Paint,
Carpet, Updated Kitchen & Baths, Covered
Parking, Pets and Rentals Welcome. Excellent
Condition & Shows like a Model. $177,000.
MLS #7467647 Rod 727-804-0710.
magnificent view, balcony, updated bath-
rooms, beautiful floors, washer/dryer, covered
parking. No realtors. $219,000. 727-244-2268.

No matter how you define it..
this house has got it!
3 bed plus den / 2bathl Brick St
Block constrnctlon
Over 2000 SF
Gleaming Terrazzo lers
Brand New Kltcben
Double Lot
Twm Car Garage
Open Sunday 2-5PM Beautifully
Furnished. Refreshments. Music.
Call A Inglesby, Realtor, EJI &
Assoc. 727-410-6868 or Ed, 727-
458-3627. An incredible value!

struction. Beautiful Open Kitchen, Nice Tile
Floors. New A/C, Frenced Yard. Only $119K.
www.CrownGroupRealty.com 727-821-0603.

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5720 25th Ave. S. 2br house w/guest cottage.

5850~~~~ 27hAe .2BR A a

I Rita MUS-tutzmanRealtor
11 Town ShomsSpecialist &Resident
(727) 723-4164

NEW LISTINGS HAMPTON 111 ixe spacious condo.
MANCHESTER #202- all new: stone countertops $114,000
in kitchen, flooring, throughout, vanities, lighting, DOVER 408 2br/2ba standard, brand new carpet, pet
windows in FL. room, this unit is in mint condition. friendly, covered parlding. Great buy $86,000
Small cat accepted. A real buy at $129,900 HAMPTON 306- 2br/2ba standard, Absolutely
HAMPTON #411- 2/2 deluxe, absolutely beautiful Beautiful Water views from this very clean condo.
condo offers all new windows, new ac, carpet, Newer A/C & countertops, laundry same floor, patio &
updated baths, great kitchen. Open floor plan, BBQinbackyard $119,900
panoramic water views abound you, $149,700 MANCHESTER 614 2br/2ba deluxe. This beautiful
WINDSOR #306- 1/1.5 deluxe, beautiful kitchen, new condo has new Idtchen &tile, updated bath. Lots of
windows in FL. rm. Looking out to the wide open water. finishing touches, fabulous water views from this top
Lots of extras. Covered parking, pet friendly. $129,000 floor unit. Covered parking. $156,900
1 1 br Deluxe beautifully furnished. Freshly
IVANHOE #311 1 br/1 ba Deluxe, offering plantation painted, new windows in Florida room with a pretty
shutters in Idt. & bdrm. Freshly painted throughout. Marina view. Pride of ownership is reflected in
New tile flooring in kitchen, hall & bath. Updated this immaculate & delightful
bath, open kitchen, new windows in Fl- rm. Brand condo. Covered parking.
new carpet in LR, DR, Fl- rm. New AC & Heating. $82,500 F -1 h d I
One of Town Shores most desirable waterviews. BBQ JAMISON #414 This if ,
& patio in yard. DON'T MISS THIS ONE! $99,000 large 2/2 deluxe has a
JAMESON 411 2br/2ba standard. Newer tile & brand ne, i & updated baths which
countertops in kitchen. Newer floor & wall tile in makes this a great value at $105,000
baths. Florida room overlooks pool, furnished, EMN #311 Rental Annual $875
covered parking $89,900 Seasonal$950

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Just Listed Manchester 2/2 Deluxe comer unit ground
floor. This is a must see. Updated tile throughout, new
windows. Can be sold furnished or unfurnished, beautiful
stone atio. $159 000. Priced to sell

Real Town Shores Diplomat- 2/2 on open water.
Look no further at $169,900
Isla Del Sol 1/1.5 w/direct Golf Course
w/waterviews. Priced to sell at $127,900
Villas Del Verde 3/2.5/2, Gorgeous at $319,900
Bill Sampson Jr. Realtor
Gulfport born and raised

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NEW ON THE MARKET WINDSOR HOUSE #108, 1 bed 1 bath deluxe condo located in the popular Windsor Bldg.
** New Dining Room floor, sells furnished. Covered carport*** Outside patio OK Priced at $149,000
PASADENA BEAUTY***554 65th Street S. Pasadena Estates***, 3 bed/2bath/2car split plan,
shows pride of ownership** Custom Interior" 2 fireplaces, 2 lots, 2 garages, separate workshop, parking for boats, trailer, etc.
Priced at $298,000
NEW ON MARKET NOTTINGHAM HOUSE #409, 2br/2ba standard unit, immaculate, updated kitchen, flooring, CHA, move in
condition, fabulous water views from family room, newer carport, offered at $145,000
NEW ETON HOUSE #309,*** 1 bed 1 bath standard, furnished, updated new vinyl windows, move in ready, carport located nearby front
door, laundry room same floor. Offered at $75,000.00
CHATHAM HOUSE #204, 1 bed 1 bath deluxe, updated mirrored wall, open updated kitchen, tile****steps to carport***
Offered at $88,900
AVALON #202 2 bed/2bath deluxe unit, updated tile, carpet, paint, carport, move in condition. Priced Price Reduced! $92,000
AVALON #206 1 bed/1 bath, standard unit, Dog Building, completely updated kitchen, bath, furnished, curb parking. Reduced to $79,000
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 1 BR/1 BA Deluxe unit, new kitchen, crown molding, carpet, paint, sliding doors. NEW CHA,
carport. Never been lived in since update. Shows pride of Ownership, Priced at $109,000
EMBASSY #409, 1 bed/1.5 bath, deluxe unit, furnished, convenient park by entrance, Reduced to $145,000
ETON HOUSE, Updated 1 BR/1 BA standard unit, move in ready, excellent shape*, Priced at $75,000
IVANHOE #308 1 bed 1bath deluxe waterfront unit. Clean furnished and move in ready. Convenient walkway parking. Owner motivated.
Price at $99,000
JAMISON #201 Owner motivated, 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 #210 Owner motivated, 2 bed/2bath standard unit, new kitchen, bath, pool views, carport, move in condition.
Priced @ $125,000
LANCASTER #608 2BR/2BA standard unit with Marina view, carport. Price reduced $127,000
LANCASTER #415, corner, 2 bed, 2 bath. Reduced $154,000
NOTTINGHAM HOUSE #115, east corner**2br/2ba deluxe, carport***New price $149,000"** New Open Updated Kitchen***
Sells As Is***
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
Marina District 2661 45th St. S. 2/1 frame home. New windows, a/c, roof, crown molding. Office, bamboo floors.
Great Price $133,000
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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