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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: August 12, 2010
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Subject: Newspapers -- Gulfport (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Pinellas County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 15 (Feb. 14, 1969).
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Volume ID: VID00153
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Inside
this week...


Gulfport Tot-Time
Open House
see page 4

Start Your Own
Business Workshop
see page 7

Foster A Stray
see page 22

Vendors Wanted For
Gulfport Blues Fest
see page 24

Care Givers
Support Group
see page 29

Hints To Cut
Grocery Costs
see page 35

Ground Zero
And A Mosque
see page 36

Host A Student
see page 39

Eye On Crime
see page 40

Casino Bridal Show
see page 42




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By Leigh Clifton
The new sign at the Lincoln Cemetery on 58th St. just out of Gulfport received a face-lift, last weekend,
One of St. Pete's oldest cemeteries, Lincoln Cemetery on 58th St. just outside of Gulfport
has gotten a face-lift, thanks in part to Team Depot, the Joshua Lodge 105 and the neighbor-
ing Royal Palms Cemetery. Established in 1926, the cemetery had fallen into major disrepair;
heavy brush was growing along the access road where an old building had stood and the grass
was in desperate need of cutting. The gravestones were broken, See Cemetery page 29


Waves OK'd for Tourist Use At What Cost,


ST. PETE BEACH- No tourist lodging density
changes will be made for a 19-unit condominium
complex in the Upham Beach Village District.
The city staff is working on a method to
establish which other properties are considered
grandfathered, non-conforming uses in that area,
wrote Community Development Director Karl
Holley in his agenda report memo.
"Upon further discussion with the city attor-
ney, we believe that the property can operate in a
grandfathered, non-conforming status for tourist
lodging use; however should not receive the den-
sity allocation since the property is not redevelop-
ing," Holley wrote.
There was some discussion again at the Aug. 10
city commission meeting about the 19-unit Waves
Condominium complex at 600 71st Avenue un-
derwent a conversion in 2004 from an apartment
building to condominium ownership with the con-
dominium declarations saying the units were for
transient use with three-day minimum stays. The
units apparently did not get licensing or zoning at
that time for the short-term use from the city.
See Waves, page 2


Gulfport: Revisited
By Cathy Salustri
Five years ago the Gabber ran an article
about soaring property values in Gulfport.
The article listed six homes in Gulfport
that appreciated an average of roughly
$6500 a month between 2001 and 2005.
Then the real estate bubble burst. Where
it was once impossible to find a home for
under $100,000 in Gulfport, the Gabber's
real estate section now lists Town Shores
condos for under $70,000. Speaking of
those real estate pages, they used take up
10 13 pages in the Gabber. Now?
"We're lucky if we get three or four," Deb
Reichart, the paper's business manager,
said.
So what happened to those properties the
paper looked at five years ago? The Gabber
looked at the same six homes to see if they
had sold again and their current market
value. Two of the six sold once since 2005;
See At What Cost Gulfport, page 15


Team Depot Adopts Local Cemetery







Waves, from front page

Resident Deborah Martohue a
land use attorney and former
commissioner shared concerns about
consistency with the comprehensive
plan. She suggested the commission
ask staff to draft an ordinance on
transient accommodations for the
Upham Beach area. Working it out,
as an ordinance would give the city
a legally defensible position instead
of singling out a particular building,
she said.


Commissioner Marvin Shavlan said
"What (Martohue) says make sense...
lets do it the right way. (I) don't feel
grandfatheringg) is the right way to
get this done. I can't see how it can
hurt to have further discussion."
Commissioner Bev Garnett said
she did not see how this was ever
a legal conforming use and she did
not see how it can be grandfathered.
She said she would like to help and
it would not be the first time a real
estate advertisement misrepresented
something. She encouraged


reevaluating the situation. "Let's do
this in a legal and logical matter,"
Garnett said.
Mayor Mike Finnerty said he did
not think they set a precedent but
were doing what was best for St. Pete
Beach.
City Attorney Mike Davis said there
are obviously issues, arguments that
can be raised but he did not think the
city was on bad ground legally; it's a
policy issue.

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The St. Pete Beach city commission
approved a benefactor plaque
program as a fundraiser for city
parks. The first $2,100 raised will
go to a historical marker at Pass-A-
Grille Park. There will be two plaque
versions- one for private property/
walls and another more durable one
for benches.
People will be able to order the
inscribed plaques through the city
manager's office. The price for the
plaque for private property/walls is
$300 and the bench plaque price has
not been set yet.
"It's a creative way to bring money
into our parks," Commissioner Bev
Garnett said.









St. Pete Beach
Clear of Sunshine
Law Violation

A judge ruled on August 6 that
the city did not violate the Sun-
shine Law during several shade
meetings involving discussions
of settlement and strategy of
ongoing litigation. Judge David
Demers reviewed the meeting
transcripts in his chambers in
response to a lawsuit filed in
June. The city does not have to
turn the meeting transcripts
over to the plaintiff, Bruce Ka-
doura, or publish them until the
litigation is over, Demers wrote.

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Gulfport, FL 33707
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Publishers / Editors
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McCollum and Scott
to Attend GOP Picnic
The bi-annual GOP Picnic will be
held on Sunday, August 15, from
1-5 p.m. at Banquet Masters which
is located at 8100 Park Boulevard
in Pinellas Park. Incumbent
Congressmen Bill Young and Gus
Bilirakis and first time candidate
Tony Butyn will attend as will state-
wide candidates: William Escoffery
(US Senate), Bill McCollum and
Rick Scott (Governor), Holly Benson
and Pam Bondi (AttorneyGeneral).
Attending State House and Senate
candidates include: Kathryn
Starkey, Peter Nehr, Larry Ahern,
Jim Frishe and State Senate hopeful,
Jack Latvala. Fonda Huff and Terry
Krassner, candidates for the school
board will also attend.
All the candidates will make short
presentations and willbe available for
one on one conversations throughout
the day. Everyone is invited to
attend.
Admission is $20.00 per person
and includes hot-dogs, hamburgers
and soft drinks. All to be enjoyed in


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Now Taking Fall Ball

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Accepting Registrants on
Tuesday & Thursday 6:30pm 8pm
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an air-conditioned bug-free indoor
enviornment. For more information,
please call Gail Hebert at 526-2492.

Alex Sink to Speak at
Democratic Club Dinner
The Greater Pinellas Democratic
Club will host a dinner on Thursday,
August 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Banquet
Masters, 8100 Park Boulevard in
Pinellas Park. Featured speaker is
Alex Sink, Chief Financial Officer and
Democrat Gubernatorial candidate.

2010-2011 Tot-Time
Program Open House
Open House for the 2010-2011 Tot
Time Program is Wednesday, August
25 from 10-11 a.m. or 6-7 p.m.
Currently, we still have openings for
2, 3 or 5 day. The Tot Time Program
is a pre-school, hands-on program for
children ages 3-5. The program aims
to make learning fun for children and
helps prepare them for Kindergarten.
Classes begin September 7, 2010.
Call 893-1068 for more information.













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AUGUST 17 12 Noon A light lunch will be served
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1609 Pasadena Avenue South, Boca Ciega Room


Arthritis, Knee or Hip Problems?
Steven B. Warren, MD, Fellowship-Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon
AUGUST 18 Dinner: 4:30pm Seminar: 5:00pm
Palms of Pasadena Hospital Professional Building
1609 Pasadena Avenue South, Boca Ciega Room


Know Your Medications.
Know Your Pharmacist.
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AUGUST 24 12 Noon A light lunch will be served
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Vendor Sign Up for
Gulfport Restaurants
Gulfport restaurants who are
interested in a booth at the 2010
Taste of Gulfport Centennial
Celebration, Saturday, October 16,
from 4-8 p.m. on Beach Blvd. should
act now to reserve their space.
Gulfport restaurants only can apply.
Deadline for vendor space is Friday,
August 20.
The Centennial "Taste of Gulfport"
will take place on Saturday, October
16 and set up will be on 15 x 15 pavers


used for Art Walk. There is no fee
for a Gulfport restaurant to set up a
booth; however there is a refundable
deposit of $50. Your deposit will be
refunded within 14 days of the show,
providing the restaurant attends
the event and cleans the area when
finished. All restaurants must
provide proof of liability insurance,
must be prepared to pass a Florida
state health inspection and a fire
inspection and be responsible for
collecting and paying sales tax.
Food vendors are also required to
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Fire Department.
This event will take place rain
or shine. No deposit refunds will
be given to restaurants who do
not show. Access to water is not
available, so please come prepared.
The event shall provide ll0v power.
220 electricity will not be available.
If you are interested in obtaining
a restaurant booth, you must fill out
and return the Centennial "Taste of
Gulfport" form by Friday, August 20
as there are limited spaces left. Email
to bbanno916@gmail.com to receive
a Gulfport Restaurant Vendor form.
Please drop off your filled out form
and refundable check to Barbara
Banno, c/o Stella's Deli & Gelato,
3119 Beach Boulevard S., Gulfport,
FL 33707-6027. For questions call
Barbara at 727-498-8950.

GEMS Health &
Wellness Day Pass
A Health & Wellness Day Pass
on the GEMS bus is available for
Gulfport seniors on the first Tuesday
of every month. You don't have to be
a registered GEMS member for this
trip. Only $1.00 round trip to one of
the following areas: Senior Center
Fitness Room; Gulfport Beach;
Gulfport Art Village Courtyard;
any of Gulfport's lovely parks; and
Gulfport Public Library. (Small fee
connected with the Senior Center
Fitness Center). Trips are subsidized
by the Gulfport Senior Center
Foundation. Call GEMS at 893-2242
for more information.


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Rotary Club to Meet
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Thursday at
noon, at Gigi's Italian Restaurant
in South Pasadena, located at
6852 Gulfport Boulevard in South
Pasadena. Guests are welcome to
attend these lunch meetings.
Upcoming programs include
August 19, Literacy Council of
St. Petersburg, and on August 26,
How YMCA serves St. Petersburg
and Surrounding Communities. For
more information, please contact
( hi-ily Wolf, at 727-822-2200,
extension 1.

Starting Your Own
Business Workshop
On Thursday, August 19 from
6:30-8 p.m. Pat Wellner, B.A. will
offering a workshop on the steps
involved in starting your own
business and will help you determine
if your business idea is realistic.
Some things that will be covered are:
how to identify your target market,
how to write a business plan and
how to determine the cost to start
a business. The cost is $13, space is
limited so pre-register by Wednesday,
August 18.
Pat Wellner B,A, Employment
Training Specialist Certificate is
a creative employment consultant
with over 30 years experience, will be
facilitating the seminars. Ms. Wellner
has been a Gulfport resident for over
11 years For more information please
call John at 727-893-1079.


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Senior Center
Patio Party
Get your ticket now (space is
limited) for our upcoming Patio Party
on Friday, September 3 at 11:30 a.m.
at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501
27 Avenue S. Check out the new
outdoor grill, new patio update and
enjoy a hot dog lunch. Tropical music
and door prizes will also be provided.
Tickets are only $3. Come early and
visit their Flea Market at 9 a.m. to
find your special finds and bargains!

St. Pete Beach
Proposed Budget
Changes
The city commission held a third
budget workshop following its
regular Aug. 10 commission meeting.
The commission plans to present
the budget using the rollback rate
of 2.6718 at its first public budget
hearing in September. The rollback
rate will produce the same amount
of revenue as last year to the city.
The city commission and staff
continued its discussion of the
budget. The budget can still change
at the hearings next month.
* The city plans to open the library
on Monday. Under the proposed
budget the library would be open
48 hours instead of the current 43
hours. This means the library would
be open two evenings until 8 p.m.
The city will replace its bucket
truck, which is used for banners,
flags and tree trimming. The
current truck is 15 years old and the
city plans to purchase the new one
through a three-year lease program.
SThe city commission added
$50,000 to its special events budget
to add an event or events to help
build community.
* Lighted holiday decorations will
not be funded.
* The city commission plans to put
more money into the city's reserve
account. Currently the city has only
about six weeks of reserves and about
three months is the recommended
amount.
The city is replacing pavement
markings. They are gradually
striping in areas that have not been
striped in many years.

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Summer Jazz Concert
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz
Society presents Bobby Tess and the
Dixie Chaps in concert on Thursday,
August 19from6:30-9p.m. atBanquet
Masters, 8100 Park Boulevard in
Pinellas Park. Admission is $5. Food
and drinks available. Call 397-1875
or 343-8028.

Paddlers Welcome
at New Kayak Club
Are you a kayaker? Do you love to
kayak but hate to go alone? Do you
want to kayak but don't know where
to go? Are there trips you'd like to
try, if only you had a little more
experience? Please join them for
the first meeting of Kayak Nature's
Paddling club. The club will meet
once a month and together they will
plan trips. Don't have a kayak? Don't
worry. They do, and members enjoy
reasonable rates on rentals.
Club membership is easy. All
you have to do is show up for the
meetings as you are able, and once
every six months join them on a
cleanup paddle. If you can't do that,
then membership is $30 for every six
months.
E-mail Kayak Nature Adventures
at k.il\.kkui-'-lii.-.com to RSVP.
The first meeting will take place on
Thursday, August 19 at 6 p.m. at
PJ's Oyster Bar on St. Pete Beach.
The first ten people to show up get a
draft beer on the club. Call 369-6940
for more information.



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1950 2nd Ave. No.
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(727) 822-8628 (727) 822-3157
Sunday Service, 11:00 am
Monday Course in Miracles 7 pm
Sun 7/25 Holistic Lifestyle Guidelines &
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12:30 2pm, Love Offering
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Ministry Course Seeks
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Amazing Love Healing Ministry,
an interdenominational Christian
outreach ministry, presents an
8-week Basic Inner Healing Course
for all who seek to be trained in
ministering inner healing prayer for
others. The course will take place on
Monday from August 23-October 11
at St. Vincent Episcopal Church, 5441
Ninth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
For more information or to register,
go to www.amazinglovehealing.com
or contact Eileen Prins at 321-5086.

Open House at
Beth Sholom
Congregation Beth Sholom, 1844
54 Street S., Gulfport will have an
open house on August 22 from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn synagogue
survival skills, customs, features
and liturgy and pray with them.
Everyone is welcome, members and
non-members. Refreshments will be
served. For more information call
321-3380.


8 am &10 am
Children's Nursery Provided
Adult Sunday Bible Study 9:00 am
Children's Sunday School 10:00 am
Dr. Mike Wetzel, Pastor
1271 Pinellas Bayway, Tierra Verde, FL. 33715
(behind the Mercantile Bank)
(727) 866-7362
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Our Savior Lutheran Church
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Pastor Paul Burtzlaff
301 58th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL. 33707




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S5721 Central Ave.
Can there be a church without a creed? We
are a lay led Fellowship guided by truth
and reason. We invite you to discover
Unitarian Universalism with us.
Discussion 10:15 AM
Program 11:00 AM
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Pilgrim Congregational
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You Are Always Welcome
Sunday Worship Service 10:30 am
j Nursery Available
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6315 Central Ave. 727-347-1226
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Renewal Sunday
at St. Vincent's
St. Vincent's Episcopal Church, 5441
Ninth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg
celebrates Renewal Sunday at the
10 a.m. service every third Sunday of
the month with contemporary music.
Coffee hour following this service is
hosted by the Cursillo Community.

Shop Thrift,
Boutique and Gift Shops
Pasadena Community Church has
three stores at one location (Pasa-
dena Avenue and Second Avenue S.)
featuring clothing, household items,
gifts, children's clothes and furni-
ture. Thrift and boutique are open
from 9-12 Wednesday and Satur-
day. Gift store is open from 10-2 on
Wednesday only.

Back-to-School
Shopping Special
Sophie's Attic Thrift Shop at First
United Methodist Church is located
on 53rd Street, near 28th Ave. S.
They are open every Friday and
Saturday morning from 9-12. They
want to help you enjoy back-to-school
shopping without putting a big hole
in your budget! They have new-to-







Schedule of Worship
Sunday Worship
8:00 AM & 10:00AM
Wednesday 10:00 AM
(Healing)
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you clothes for very little money! We
have many blouses, slacks, skirts,
shorts, and some lingerie for women.
They also have men's slacks, shorts,
and shirts, kid's clothes, shoes, hats,
purses, and jewelry. They are having
a "Bag Sale" which means you can
fill a paper grocery bag with clothes
and/or shoes for just $5! Stop by on
Friday or Saturday morning, between
9 and 12, to find out what's on sale
and save some money while you're
having fun!



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Sunday School 9:30 am
Worship Service 10:40 am
ynot youth ministries Thursday 7 pm
Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study
and Kids night Out 6:00 pm


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Church of Gulfport
www.gulfportumc.org

321-3620
Sunday Mornings
Childcare Available
Sunday School 9:15a
Traditional Serv. 10:30a
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Sunday 9am Holy Eucharist
Wednesday Healing Eucharist 11am
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Proceeds benefit Emergency Food Pantry
Food Pantry is Open
1st & 3rd Sundays
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10:00 am Sunday School for all ages
11:00 am Traditional Service

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Early Voting Continues
Pinellas County Supervisor of
Elections Deborah Clark announces
that early voting for the August 24
Primary Election continues through
August 22. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4
p.m., Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m.
to noon, Saturday-Sunday at all
Supervisor of Elections offices:
Election Service Center Starkey
Lakes Corporate Center, 13001
Starkey Rd., Largo, 33773
Pinellas County Courthouse 315


Stroke Prevention and More
Friday, August 20th
Trinity of the Nazarene Church in Gulfport
1000 55th St., &
Call for an appointment 1-888-667-7587
1. Stroke/Carotid Ultrasound ............................................................................................ $35
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2. Abdominal AorUc Aneurysm (AAA) .......................................................................... $35
95% of ruptured AAA's result in death. The majority of victims have no symptoms.

3. Arterial Disease (PAD) Test ................................................................................... $35
Ultrasound Doppler is used to detect poor circulation due to blockage in the extremities. An abnormal PAD test
is a strong indicator of heart disease.


4. Thyroid Ultrasound ................. ...........
Scan to rule out cysts, nodules, goiters and tumors.


.................................................................... $35


5. Abdominal Ultrasound ............................................................................................ $85
Helps identify cancers of the liver, pancreas, kidneys, spleen, gallstones, kidney stones and more.

6. Heart Scan Echocardlogram ...................................................................................... $95
Screening to view wall motion, valves, enlargements, calcifications, stenosis, prolapse, blood clots,
tumors and fluid around the heart.


Complete Evaluation (All 6 Ultrasounds)


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Q. How accurate are these heath screenings?
A. Our adherence to stringent protocol, highly trained sonographers, state-of-the-art ultrasound machines, and
board certified interpreting radiologists make the screenings exceedingly accurate. Physician written protocols
ensure consistency and accuracy.
Q. Why should I have these tests if I have no symptoms?
A. It is important to have a screening to identify problems before symptoms arise, potentially avoiding a serious
health crisis. Unfortunately, our body's warning signs often come too late.
Q. Does my doctor do these tests as part of my routine checkup?
A. Most physicians can only prescribe ultrasound tests if you are already having symptoms, not for prevention
reasons. Prevention Plus is here to identify disease before a problem occurs.

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Court St., Room 117, Clearwater,
33756
County Building 501 First Ave.
N. St. Petersburg, 33701
New this year, voters will be able to
check early voting wait times online
at www.votepinellas.com.
All Florida voters are required by
law to use paper ballots and optical
scan voting systems, whether voting
early, voting by mail, or voting at
the precinct on Election Day.
Clark also reminds Pinellas County
voters that ALL registered voters are


eligible to vote by mail. To request a
ballot, visit www.votepinellas.com
or call 727-464-6788.
The deadline to request that a
ballot be mailed to you is 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, August 18. Voters may
pick up ballots through Election Day
at any Elections Office. Ballots must
be returned to any Supervisor of
Elections office by 7 p.m. on Election
Day and cannot be accepted at
polling places.
To avoid delays andextrapaperwork,
voters should bring picture and
signature identification to the polls.
Anyone without valid ID can vote
a provisional ballot. A canvassing
board will later determine the
validityofanyprovisionalballots. For
detailed early voting or mail ballot
information, or to view a sample
ballot, go to www.votepinellas.com
or call 727-464-6788.

Career and Vendor Fair
ST. PETERSBURG- Pinellas
County's Job Corps Center, located
at Fifth Ave. S. and 22nd St. S. in
St. Petersburg will hold a Career and
Vendor Fair on Thursday, August
12.
The center will host two sessions.
The first session will begin at 1:30
p.m. and the second will session will
begin at 5:30 p.m.
Job seekers interested in career
positions at the Pinellas Job Corps
Center, as well as local vendors are
encouraged to attend this event to
learn more about the new center,
the types of jobs available and
the goods and services the center
will procure. Resumes will be
accepted, but interviews will not be
conducted at this event. Interested
potential students should visit
http://www.worknetpinellas.org/
youth.php?action=3, and contact
Carolyn Michael or Jackson Pierce
at cmichael@worknetpinellas.org or
727-608-2492, for more information
about student enrollment.











Gabber August 12-August 18, 2010






Braille Classes
forming Now
The Pinellas Braille Group, a non-
sectarian organization sponsored
by the Sisterhood of the Temple
Beth El, specializes in producing
Braille-format books for the visually
impaired. Their work reaches
beyond Pinellas County to the entire
country. A class in Braille is forming
in mid-September. To learn more
or to register, call 727-545-4724 or
727-347-9836, or email stargaizer@
tampabay.rr.com.


Summer Recruitment Brunch
Adults Mentoring Children, a program of Gulf Coast Community Care, invites
you to attend a summer information/recruitment event at the St. Petersburg
Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete. Beach on Friday,
August 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a light brunch, tai chi demonstration
and meet volunteers. RSVP required to Susan 727-450-7293 or 727-479-1814.






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A lifetime of commitment
to Pinellas schools!
Terry Krassner is a third generatlo Pinellas County resident A
graduate ol Northeast High School she followed in the foorsTeps
of her father, Lee Benlamin, a coach. principal and Pinellas
School Board member and her mother. Felice Benlarrin.
a middle and high school teacher Terry s award-winning
educational career included service as a teacher assistant
pnrncpal and pnncipal

Terry retired as principal of Westgate Elementary in 2008 and
lives in Largo with her husband, Al Bonnene Their four children
currently attend or have graduated from Pinellas public schools.


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Critical Need for Back
to School Clothes
Back To School is here and Clothes
To Kids needs your help! They have
an immediate, critical need for boys
shorts, long pants andjeans. Clothes
To Kids serves low-income children
from Kindergarten through 12th
grade and are especially low in sizes
14 to 16. Uniform pants and shirts
white, blue and light blue are needed
to support the 23 schools requiring
uniforms this year. Clothes To Kids
will provide more than 300 wardrobes
every week during this busy Back-
To-School time. Help them serve
the children in the community and
donate today.
New or gently used clothes and shoes
can be dropped off between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at Clothes
To Kids two convenient locations. In
Clearwater at: 1059 N. Hercules Ave.
and our new store in St. Pete at: 3251
3rd Ave., N. Cash donations are
always needed to purchase clothing
in short supply and new underwear.
Adult and youth volunteers are
always needed especially in the new
St. Pete store.
Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit
organization provides free clothing
to low-income, school-age children in
Pinellas County, free of charge. For
more information, call 441-5050 or
visit www.ClothesToKids.org.







Gabber August 12-August 18, 2010


Legislators Promise $15 Million
for St. Pete Beach Projects
By Melissa Lattman

State Rep. Frishe (left) and State Sen. Dennis Jones (right) gave a
legislative update and answered commissioner questions at the Aug.
10 St. Pete Beach City Commission meeting. Jones said they were
able to preserve $15 million in beach project funding including beach
improvement work in St. Pete Beach.

Because of the oil spill, tax revenue is down an estimated 20
to 30 percent. Good news includes- sales tax and dock tax
revenues were not down in June. The legislature is trying
to evaluate the economic damage from the spill. Frishe said
Florida fared better compared to other states and the state
was lucky the oil did not affect the gulf stream, which could
have affected cruise ships leaving from Florida ports.







At What Cost Gulfport, from front page


both of these homes sold for
more than before. Five of
these homes are worth less
than the purchase price,
according to the Pinellas


County Property Appraiser.
At the suggestion of
local Realtors, the Gabber
included the values of these
homes in 2003.


"I would say we're at 2003
values right now. We've lost
35% from 2006," Realtor
Delia Davidson said.
The Gabber compared


Boom Average
2003 B m 2010 Recent Average
Address Value Price value Value Monthly
Value value Value
Sale Date Change
5147 15th $126,000
57 15t 41,700 $i2005 $63,684 None -$989.14
Ave. S. April 2005
5831 27th $159,000
5831 27th 81,700 $ $118,374 None -$549
Ave. S. May 2004
4741
Trade $145,000 $189,300 -$414.61
Winds Dr. 78,200 August 115,563 May 2007 +$623.94
.2004
2804
Skimmer $415,900 $675,000 719046 None +603
Point Dr. June 2004
S.

5709 19th $155,000 $169,500 -$1,126.77
Ave. S. $74,300 March 82887 Juy 2007 +S22656
2005 Ju_ 2007 +S226.56


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2003 values, the sale prices
of those homes when the
article appeared in the June
2, 2005 edition of the paper,
and the 2010 market value.
The 2010 market value listed
is the property appraiser's
value for the property plus
15%. The current market
value given by the appraiser
reflects roughly 85% of
what a property would sell
for, but, Davidson said,
depending on the condition
the house could sell for more
or less.
In the chart, we base the
average monthly change
on the sales price used in
the 2005 article and the
current market value plus
15 percent. For the two
homes that sold since 2005,
the first number refers to
the change based on the
property appraiser's figures,
while the second refers to
the change based on the
recent sales price.


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Benefit Golf Tournament
The American Legion Post 14 in St.
Petersburg is hosting a two-person
scramble golf tournament to benefit
Bay Pines VA Hospital on Saturday,
September 11 at 7:30 a.m. This event
will take place at Mainlands Golf
Course located at 9445 Mainlands
Blvd. W., Pinellas Park. The public
is welcome to play ($50 per golfer) or
sponsor ($25) a hole. Please sign up
at Post 14, 1520 Fourth Street N. in
St. Petersburg before August 15. For
more information call Bob Strazisar
at 727-410-7546, Ed Higgins at
526-2059 or Post 14 at 894-7320.


Can you Name
that Area?
The City of Gulfport Waterfront
Redevelopment Advisory Board is
currently seeking residents to create
an easily recognizable name for the
area located on Beach and Shore
Blvds. The name could encompass
the historic waterfront, dining, the
beach, and shopping. A logo should
also accompany the name. They're
looking for something fresh and new.
Groups and individuals welcome to
apply. Submissions may be dropped
off at the Paul Williams Public
Service Building, 5330 23 Avenue S.


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in Gulfport. The chosen name and
logo will be made public at the 100th
anniversary celebration in October.

Reserve Space for
City-Wide Yard Sale
ST. PETE BEACH- The City
of St. Pete Beach is hosting its
biannual community-wide yard
sale on Saturday, September 18
from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the St. Pete
Beach Community Center, 7701
Boca Ciega Drive. St. Pete Beach
and surrounding city residents can
clean out their closets to make some
extra money or come seeking great
bargains on tons of items. Spaces 10'
by 10' are $10 for SPB residents and
$12.50 for non-residents. Registration
begins Monday, August 2 and spots
fill up fast! Call 363-9245 for more
information.


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Rotary Club of
St. Petersburg
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Thursday at
noon, at Gigi's Italian Restaurant
in South Pasadena, located at 6852
Gulfport Blvd. in South Pasadena.
Guests are welcome to attend these
lunch meetings.
On August 12, Rebecca Appel,
from Lifelink will speak. For more
information, please contact ( lii-ly
Wolf, at 727-822-2200, extension 1.

South Pasadena
Committee Openings
The City of South Pasadena is looking
for two new members for the South
Pasadena Beautification Committee.
You must be a registered voter or
owner of real property in the City of
South Pasadena. If you are interested
in sharing your input in the City's
beautification an application can be
picked up from the South Pasadena
City Hall at 7047 Sunset Drive S. For
more information contact the South
Pasadena Public Works Department
at 384-0701.

Book Discussion at
Woman's Club
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club at 40 Snell Isle Boulevard N.E.
will be holding the first of a series of
book discussions of the "Book Nook
Club". Guests are welcome. On
September 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. the
featured book will be "The Guernsey
Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society"
by Mary Ann Shaffer. The agenda
for the remainder of the season is:
November 18: "Paradise Screwed,
Selected Columns of Carl Hiassen";
January 27: "Snow Flower and the
Secret Fan, a Novel by Lisa See";
March 31: "Outliers: the Story of
Success" by Malcolm Gladwell.
For further information on these
informal discussions please call
Andi Barlow at 521-9888 or email
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ST. PETE BEACH- People of all ages
and skill-levels can lose weight and
inches while revving up their energy
and improving their overall health.
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like having your own personal trainer
without the costly investment.
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have fun doing it. Classes are held
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mornings from 7-7:45 a.m. and again
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US Power Squadron
Seminar Series
The United States Power Squadrons
Seminar Series, Onboard Weather
Forecasting, presented by the St.
Petersburg Sail & Power Squadron,
will be held on Wednesday August 18,
from 7-9 p.m., at the St. Petersburg
Sailing Center, 250 Second Ave SE,
Demens Landing, St. Petersburg.
This seminar explains how just
using your own senses can help you
determine the conditions you will
encounter. A forecast is important. It
tells what weather systems are headed
your way. But, they are challenged
to tell exactly where and when the
conditions will change. Add your own
observations and you have an extra
edge. The seminar explains weather
system terms, how to understand
clouds and their changes, using
changing wind direction, temperature
and pressure to hone in on emerging
weather fronts. The seminar comes
with a Captain's Quick Guide to keep
on your boat.
Instruction is free, materials cost $20
per family. Maximum of 20 students;
pre-registration required. Contact
www.boating-stpete.org or 525-0968.


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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Ken Briggs, South Pasadena:
"Yes, I absolutely do. The Bible says
they exist and I think I'm living proof
that they do because in 1984, I was
crewing for a sailboat in the Grand
Caymans and I took a Zodiac ashore
to go out on the town there. When I
came back to the Zodiac, I was really
drunk and passed out as I started
to row back towards the boat. I got
swept out to sea and spent two and
a half days adrift. I was petrified and
kept praying that someone would
find me. I had no food, no water,
nothing except what I was wearing.
Finally, after being adrift for two and
a half days, the Coast Guard found
me and I firmly believe it was Angels
and Jesus that led them to me. After
all, the raft was grey and the water
blue so it's really a miracle that they
actually found me. What was really
interesting is that my middle name
is Kennedy and the Coast Guard
thought they were actually looking
for Ted Kennedy's nephew. Whatever
the reason, I still think it was Angels
that helped them find me."


Janie McGrew, St. Pete: "I do,
I very much do believe in Angels. I
believe they are God's spirit as well
as being all around us. The scriptures
are full of descriptions of Angels. I
feel they're proof of God's miraculous
power on Earth. I think that's one
of the ways he empowers us for his
guidance. The Angels that surround
us keep us close and protect us. You
can't feel them or see them. It's just
like in the Book of Daniel, when the
three boys were thrown into the fire,
yet they weren't burned, I feel the
Angels kept them safe. It all has to
do with faith; the spiritual world will
manifest itself when you believe."


Justin Ervin, Gulfport: "Yes, I
do believe in Angels because I was
brought up in the church and the
gospel preaches that they exist. My
daughter reminds me every day what
it's like to have to be responsible for
another human being. She makes
me be more responsible, now that I
have someone to love and care for.
I want to teach her to also become
a loving, responsible parent as well;
something I want to hand down to
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makes me want to be more successful
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Jasmine Randles, Gulfport: "Yes, I do because I know that God sent an Angel
to watch over me and I've had experiences that justify my belief. I was in foster
care for a while and I was miserable; I had no direction, no motivation, didn't
care about much. When I found out I was having a baby, my world changed.
My baby Jazlene was my lifting grace; she gave me something to live for, she
motivated me to get a job, I'm now enrolled in St. Pete College and am in the Vet
Tech program there. I'm really happy and doing well. My own mother is still on
the streets and I see her sometimes. It's really hard when I see her, but then I
look at my beautiful daughter and it makes me that much stronger. It makes me
realize that I do NOT want to do to my daughter what my mother did to me. I
wouldn't want my child to feel the hurt that I felt. That's why I truly believe my
daughter is an Angel sent to me."


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ST. PETE BEACH- The ever-popular
"Senior Excursions" return to the
St. Pete Beach Community Center
this Fall and let guests see popular
attractions all over Tampa Bay
without the hassles of driving, tolls
and parking. The trips kick off on
Friday, September 3 and run every
Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., leaving
from the St. Pete Beach Community
Center at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.
Trips are just $10 for St. Pete Beach
residents and $12.50 for others;
additional entry fees may apply.
Upcoming excursions will travel
to local museums and aquariums,
festivals, great shopping and more.
Seniors can also participate in weekly
"Luncheon Excursions" for a real
taste of Tampa Bay. Call 363-9245
for details or see a full list of trips on
www.spbrec.com.

BPW to Meet
Donna Graham will speak at the
Thursday, August 19 meeting of BPW
Petersburg/Pinellas. Graham will
discuss the pro and cons of reverse
mortgages.
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 September 2 and
September 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.
For more information or for
contact information visit www.
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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:
* Aug. 16 Lunch at Billy's Stone
Crab in Tierra Verde
Don't forget to RSVP with your
captains for each event.

Center to Offer
Gymnastics this Fall
ST. PETE BEACH- Starting this fall
the St. Pete Beach Community Center
is proudly offering gymnastics classes
for children of every age and skill
level through Bayside Gymnastics,
the premier gymnastics program in
the Tampa Bay area. Gymnastics
offers children fun and exciting new
challenges in a safe and supportive
environment, which helps grow
confidence. Classes will be offered
at varying times on Wednesday
evenings at the St. Pete Beach
Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega
Drive, so contact Bayside Gymnastics
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Petite Little Theatre
to Hold Auditions
St. Petersburg Petite Little Theatre
announces the opening of its new
season of shows open to all children
between the ages of 8 and 14.
Auditions for "The More The Scarier"
by Pat Cook will be held Monday and
Tuesday afternoons, August 30 and
31 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the St.
Petersburg Little Theatre, 4025 31
Street S. Everyone who auditions
will get a part.
Rehearsals are every Tuesday and
Thursday from 3:30 to 6 p.m., or after
school if your school dismisses later,
and every Saturday morning from
9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $50 for the six
weeks. The six weeks will culminate
in a public production.
Scholarships are available. No child
will be turned away for lack of funds.
For more information go to www.
splt.org or call Elaine Taylor at 727-
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Help Improve USCG Building in Gulfport
Donations are needed for improvements to the USCG Auxiliary Building in
Gulfport. Gulfport Marine Training & Rescue Group (GUMTARG) established in
1962, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Unlike most non-profit corporations
that are only 50%, GUMTARG is 100% non-profit and has no paid employees or
directors.
GUMTARG financially supports the Gulfport Auxiliary 7-16 building solely.
Every penny of all donations are tax deductible and will go toward building
improvements. They accept car, boat, and cash donations. GUMTARG has kept
the Gulfport auxiliary building afloat since 1962. They would like to thank Home
Depot, Kevin Yeaton, and Jim Newman for their recent donations. To help, call
Jim at 727-742-5140.


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Save Our Strays is a no-kill non-profit organization dedicated to re-homing
abandoned cats and kittens. It does not maintain a shelter facility and is in
serious need of additional foster homes for its felines. They are not able to accept
new felines when they have no available foster homes for them. They also need
volunteers to transport felines to/from veterinarian appointments etc. If you are
interested in helping, please call 727-481-5262. The rewards are great.



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727-343-6420. In the subject line
enter "Oktoberfest 2010" and a
reservation form with fees and
details of the festival will be e-mailed
or direct mailed to you.
Food vendors will be stationed
outdoors and the Arts and Crafts Fair
will be held inside the Maria Center
throughout the 4-day festival. Space
is limited both outside and inside and
will be assigned on a first come first
serve basis. Reservation forms are
also available in the rectory office of
Most Holy Name Church at 5800 15
Avenue S. in Gulfport.
The "Oktoberfest" fall festival has
been an annual event in Gulfport for
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7 through October 10. This is a fun
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Adult Basic
Sailing School
Boca Ciega Yacht Club will be
offering a five week Adult Basic
Sailing Class beginning Wednesday,
September 8. The course includes
five Wednesday evening classes as
well as four weekend waterfront
sailing sessions. Students will put
classroom theories into practice
sailing the club's Catalina 16.5 fleet.
Cost is $225 per person including
all classroom materials and an U.S.
Sailing Association Basic Keelboat
manual. Participants will receive
a complementary three month
membership. With a 2:1 student
teacher ratio this is the most
reasonably priced program in the
Tampa Bay area. For registration
information, visit www.sailbcyc.org
or call Jennifer Rogers at 727-345-
7544. Pre-registration is required.
Boca Ciega Yacht Club is a local not-
for-profit Sailing Club that promotes
sailing activities throughout the
entire Tampa Bay area and offers
youth sailing courses free to the
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16 Chills and fever
17 Flabbiness
18 Angers
19 Garden tool
20 Beau
23"... to thine own
be true ..."
24 Continent: abbr.
25 Country of the
gaucho: abbr.
28 Lackluster
30 Lace place
35Zhivago's love
37 New Guinea town
38H.H. Jackson's
best-seller
39 Adjust
41 -jongg
43 More pleasant
44 Salon employee
46 Rel. school
48 Domesticated
49 El Greco subject


50 Cheese
52 French-Belgian
river
53Abner's other half
55 Cave: poetic
57 Matt Dillon movie
65 Lasso
66 Greenland base
67 Small brooks
68 Esau's grandson
69 City on the
Truckee
70 Where an eleve
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71 Bothersome person
72 Ore smelting
refuse
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2 Lug
3 Black, to Frost
4 Money makers
5 Fashioned
6 Humbug
7 Subtle emanation
8 1919 musical
comedy
9 One who delivers
10 Author Sandburg


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12"Cool Hand
13 Sly glance
21 Jewish month
22 Indo-European
25 Warning signal
26 News medium
27 Part of GOP
29 Let
31 Give forth
32 Commuters' train
33"An of the
People"
34 Biblical weeds
36 Church area
40 Narrates
42 Porcupine
45 Leaps, in Lyon
47 Wine press
residue
51 Anchored
54 Tourist stopover
56" -Told Tales"
57 Tear
58 The Eternal City
59 Javanese tree
60 Frobe, of films
61 Frog genus
62 Globule
63 podrida
64 Embattled river
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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.
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Blues Fest will benefit All Children's
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annual event. So49 members who
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Get Help for
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Are you having a hard time getting
organized? Do you find it impossible
to throw anything away? Join a 12
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to unclutter your life, one step at a
time. They meet every Sunday at
5 p.m.. at Unity Church, 6168 First
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Emergency Energy
Assistance for Seniors
Pinellas County Health and Human
Services Department provides
emergency energy assistance of up to
$600 to senior citizens unable to pay
their power bills.
Funds from the Area Agency on
Aging of Pasco/Pinellas Inc. can help
residents 60 and older in danger
of having their power disconnected
during the designated cooling and
heating seasons when demand and
bills are higher than normal. Eligible
seniors must have a crisis with a
delinquent notice from the utility
company or a notice that power has
been shut off to be considered for
help. They may also qualify to receive
repairs to a cooling unit or a voucher
for fans, heaters and blankets.
Eligible seniors can receive help up to
twice a year during each high-demand
season. Health and Human Services
staff members screen applicants to
determine if they meet income limits.
The income limit is 150 percent of
the Federal Poverty Guideline. For a
household of one, the limit is $16,245
a year. For two people, the income
limit is $21,855 (add $5,610 for each
additional member of family units
with more than eight members.)
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by a Health and Human Services
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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your dreams
will be vivid this week, though you'll
still forget most of them. What comes
back to you will be but a curious
glimpse into that nocturnal world.
Ponder the meaning and you'll agree
with the poet Edgar Allan Poe about
the illusory nature of this existence:
"All that we see or seem is but a
dream within a dream."
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). There
are those you'll have trouble
communicating with, and you might
be tempted to consider this your
problem. But you're only half to
blame. Communication is a joint
effort, requiring participation from
both parties. The good news is that
your life improves markedly once you
solve this communication issue.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Turn out
the lights, and you'll quickly realize
the truth about your eyes. They don't
see objects, only the light reflecting
off of objects. Similarly, it's not your
experiences that really count so much
as your interpretation of experiences.
You'll make an effort to see things as
shiny and new this week, and soon
it's second nature.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). This
is no time for asking "how," and
asking "why" is even worse. Dwell
instead on the luscious emotions you
want to feel -- the euphoria of having
crossed the finish line. Conjure up
the good vibes, and stay there as long
as possible. Life starts figuring out
the howss." As for the "whys," they
are not yours to know.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). You have practiced a skill well.
You'll have moments of mastery
this week. From here, you can give
up the struggle without giving up
the fight -- and that's exactly what
you will do. The battle is over, but
the challenges keep coming. You
handle each one from a powerful,
detached, unemotional place.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
There's an old English saying that's
perfect for you this week, oh, ye sea
goat of the zodiac! "If you don't tell
people where your goat is tied up,
then they can't get your goat." You'll
keep your emotions under wraps.
You'll find tricks to keep yourself
calm, steady and clearheaded --
therefore, powerful in your life.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
There are times when being a control
freak is the best way. For instance,
this week: It's your name on the
line, and you are in fact the one who
stands to lose or gain the most in the
end. Besides, it will be a joy to revel
in the details. You will love getting
your hands into every aspect of your
project.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Take
all the shouldd" off of your list. Be
OK with the fact that there are some
things you just don't feel like doing.
You don't want to -- that's reason
enough. For you to make an endeavor
a priority, it will have to be exciting
enough to ignite a fire in your belly.
You'll know immediately. You won't
be able to not do it.
ARIES (March 21-April 19).
Someone dear has the wrong
attitude. You can work with this,
though. Through gentle persuasion
and your stellar example, you will
move a loved one from one set of
beliefs to an entirely different set of
beliefs -- perhaps even an opposing
set of beliefs. And this you'll do with
great skill.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20).
You will take on new horizons and
be clever and innovative in your
approach. And though you initially
believe you can do everything in a
new way, it will serve you to learn
the old way first. Then you'll know
the obstacles -- which ones you can
skip over and which ones you will
have to go around.


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GEMINI I.iy 21-June 21). In at
least one area of your life, you are
now doing the very thing you wanted
to do years ago. This is, in part, the
vision you had for yourself. Let this
be a joyful realization. Revel in this
success. Throw a party. You are a
powerful creator, and you can take
that vote of confidence into your next
big adventure.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You
just need to vent. Friends and family
will hear you -- but only for a time.
And you could eventually regret
spilling your guts to them. But if you
turn to a journal instead, you can
rant on for as long as you like. Plus,
you'll work out a few key details and
in the process unlock the secret to
improving your circumstances.
This Week's Birthdays: You'll
make good things happen to you.
Since you're wide awake, you'll seize
the opportunities that come along
in the next four weeks. You either
have what people want or you are
in close enough proximity to grab it,
package it, sell it and turn a profit.
You'll be making friends while you
make money. Family bonds are
strengthened as you embark on a
quest together in October. There's
a family addition in December. A
mentor coaches you on to greater
accomplishments in February.


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Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
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Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m.
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Friday, 1-3:30 p.m.
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Meals on Wheels has
Urgent Need for Drivers
You can make a difference, one meal
and one hour at a time. Can you spare
an hour and a half to deliver noontime
meals to those in need? Neighborly
Care Network has an urgent
need for Meals on Wheels drivers
throughout Pinellas County. Meals
are picked up at one of Neighborly's
dining sites are delivered to seniors
in your neighborhood (maps and
directions are provided). They are
looking for special people to provide
life-sustaining nourishment to
homebound seniors. Whether you
can deliver on a daily, weekly or
occasional basis, they need your
help. It's easy, it's rewarding, it's
lifesaving!
For more information, call Pat
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Friends of Strays, a no-kill shelter,
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Summer" for a reduced adoption fee.
Their shelter is overflowing with
kittens and they need to make room
for more strays. Cats three years and
older qualify and make wonderful
companions. Stop by the shelter
located at 2911 47 Avenue N. in
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GULFPORT, FL: The Gulfport
Merchants Association is accepting
donations of non-perishable food,
toiletries and personal needs to
be distributed to the Gulfport
Senior Center Pantry. Bring your
donations to the Gulfport Merchants
Association tent each Tuesday
during the Fresh Market, on Beach
Blvd. below 29th Ave. South, from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Senior Center
Pantry, which offers food and
other needed items to struggling
Gulfport families, is in great need of
donations to keep up with the needs
of its clients.


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.

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

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Cemetery, from front page


Members of Home Depot's leam Depot and the Joshua Lodge 105 stand together to help
clean up Lincoln Cemetery

doubled over or hardly visible because of trash, beer cans and broken furniture
strewn about. Home Depot's Team Depot, a volunteer collection of Home Depot
employees, adopted the cemetery as a community service project.
Said Denise Moore, Home Depot Store Manager for the Pinellas Park store;
"We had almost 40 people out here today, in this heat, to start the cleanup of
this cemetery. It was a real mess. We read about it in the paper and thought
it was a great project to begin because they really needed some help with the
grounds."
One of the first projects was to get the lawn mowed and remove the huge
pile of old brush that had accumulated around the remains of an old building.
There is no turn-around on the old dirt road that leads to the back of the cem-
etery; the owner might now put in a turn-around where the old building stood,
now that the brush had been cleared.
"That was a real mess!" said Pinellas Park Home Depot Assistant Manager
Jim Daigle. "One of our guys, Rick Ely, lives near here. He saw an article in
the St. Pete Times, called the owner, Sarlie McKinnon and offered to help. We
started at 6:30 this morning, trying to beat the heat."
Waste Management donated the use of a dumpster, even coming to take the
full one and replace it with an empty.
The Joshua Lodge 105 also got involved; they had sent volunteers as well to
help out with the effort. But until Team Depot got involved, little was able to
be done. There was just too much to do.
Rick Ely made the new sign for the cemetery, which hasn't had a sign on it
for at least 8 years. He also fitted it with solar lights so it could be seen after
dark.
Denise Moore said that even as they were cleaning up, mourners came to try
and find family graves.
"We helped some of them dig through the overgrowth and find their relatives;
they were really grateful and thanked us," she said, leaning up against a grill
in the back of a truck. They had brought water and food for the volunteers.
Moore said that Team Depot will try and get out to the cemetery at least once
a month, if possible. Moore said that giving back to the community is one of the
core values of her company.
"It's a great service for the community and it makes us feel good that we've
helped someone and made a difference," she said.




















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Bring a covered dish and $1 donation.
Public is welcome for fun and games.
Call Connie at 343-5454.
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Toastmasters is a positive learning
environment where leaders develop
professional skills needed in this
tough economy. You will learn to
evaluate your current skills, have
productive discussions at work,
practice speaking in front of a
people, control nervousness, take on
new roles, and develop yourself as a
leader.
City Power Toastmasters is a
non-profit organization devoted
to continuing leadership skills
in a relaxed, diverse and upbeat
atmosphere. Join them every
Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m., One
Fourth Street N., Municipal Services
Building, 6th Floor, Room 600,
downtown St. Petersburg. Guests
are always welcome. For more
information call 893-7918.

Calling All Future
Big Brothers
Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Pinellas County needs at least 125
Big Brothers to meet the needs of
their current waiting list. Make a
difference in a child's life. There are
several different programs to suit
your preferences including their
Sports Buddies Program. Take a
child to sporting events (like the
Rays game) for which they supply
the tickets and watch or participate
in sports activities together. Not
interested in sports? That's OK!
Sports Buddies is just one option.
You can select mentoring activities to
suit your preferences and the child's.
If you or someone you know is
interested in becoming a Big Brother,
please email your contact information
to ShirleyN@bbbspc.org or call 727-
518-8860 for more information.

Volunteers Needed
at the Free Clinic
Help the St. Petersburg Free Clinic
and help others. Learn more about
volunteering at the Free Clinic; join
them for a volunteer orientation every
second Tuesday of the month at 10
a.m. and again on the third Tuesday
of the month at 3:30 p.m. We have
an immediate need for volunteers in
We Help Services. Specific positions

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are: desk greeters, telephone
receptionists, pantry stockers, and
client interviewers. Contact Rebecca
Russell-Gootee at rrgspfc@yahoo.com
or call 821-1200, ext. 114.
The St. Petersburg Free Clinic is
located at 863 Third Avenue N. and
provides temporary assistance for
families and individuals in need of
the basics of food, shelter, health
care, limited financial assistance and
referral information.


Enter the Labyrinth
Located at 5001 20 Avenue S. in
Gulfport (east of the elementary
school) is the labyrinth. A labyrinth
is an ancient symbol that relates to
wholeness. It combines the imagery
of the circle and the spiral into a
meandering but purposeful path.
Open seven days, noon till sundown.
Free admission. Call Mike at 727-
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Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068


RECREATION WEBSITE-www.
mygulfport.us and follow the links: City
Departments, Leisure services, Rec.
Center.
ACTIVITIES
Adult Basketball Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
PROGRAMS
Teen Night Teens, age's middle school
to 17. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m.
2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD
CARE PROGRAM -Registrations for
the 2010-2011 School Year Child Care
Program will begin on July 26th for
children who will be entering Kinder-
garten thru age 14. Non-refundable an-
nual registration fee is $15 for residents
and $100 for non-residents. Program
hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended
hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra
charge. Hours of registration are Mon-
day-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
TOT TIME PROGRAM PREREG-
ISTRATION for the 2010-2011 Tot
Time Program are currently being ac-
cepted. Hours for pre-registration are
from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Fri-
day. A non-refundable annual registra-
tion fee of $15 for residents and $100


for non-residents is required to secure
a spot. Proof of residency is required for
Gulfport residents. The Tot Time Pro-
gram is a pre-school, hands-on program
for children ages 3-5. The program aims
to make learning fun for children and
helps prepare them for Kindergarten.
Two, three and five-day monthly op-
tions are available. Program hours are
from 8:30a.m.-12:00p.m. Classes begin
September 7, 2010. Call 893-1068 for
more information.

NEW CLASSES- Interested in teach-
ing a class? Call John at 727-893-
1079 for more info

CLASSES Call instructor for
more information
* Belly Dance Tues., 6:45 p.m. Call
Daniela at 561-302-6174.
* Body Sculpt Returns in the Fall.
Call Billie at 239-313-0876.
* Fencing Wed., 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. Call
Jim Campoli at 813-855-3112.
* Gymnastics Fri., 5:30 p.m. Call
Barbara at 804-9400.
* Karate Mon. & Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call


Diane at 459-1399.
* Noisemakers Call Gabe at 345-
7472.
* TaiChi-Thurs., 9a.matScoutHall. Call
Marge at 345-6708.
* Tennis Tues., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6
p.m. Call Jack at 430-0690.
* BUSINESS WORKSHOP- Thurs.,
Aug. 19- 6:30-8pm. Call John for more
info
* Watercolor with Patsi -Beginners/
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 Returns in the Fall. Call
Daniela at 561-302-6174.
TOMLINSON SKATE PARK
ALL skaters must purchase a sticker.
Annual cost is $5 res. /$10 non-res. Skat-
ers 17 years of age and younger must
be accompanied by a parent, have proof
of residency and fill out a consent form.
Availability to register: Monday-Friday,
9 a.m.-8 p.m.


Gulfport Library


Gulfport Creative Short Story Writ-
ers: Every Wednesday, 10:00 am.
One-on-One Computer Instruction:
By appointment only--contact Alex
Hooks at the Reference Desk, or call
893-1073.
SummerCoffee/Talk Movie: "Char-
ley". Thursday, August 12, 1:30 pm.
Based on the novel Flowers for Alger-
non by Daniel Keyes, and starring Cliff
Robertson and Claire Bloom. This Em-
my-nominated TV film is not rated, and
contains mature subject matter. (MGM,
1968, 104 minutes).
Suncoast Computer Users Group
(SCUG): Thursday, August 12, 6:00
pm.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens &
Adults: Saturday, August 14, 1:00 pm.

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5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074


Bring your pictures, books and ques-
tions, and prepare to have a great time!
Some supplies available, but you furnish
your own 12x12 scrapbook album. FMI,
contact Kay Boatwright 893-1074.
SummerCoffee/Talk Book Club:
Thursday, August 19, 10:00 am. Our
summer series, "Pushed to the Limit,"
continues with Flowers for Algernon,
by Daniel Keys. Stop by the Reference
Desk to pick up a discussion guide and
reserve a copy of the book.
Genealogy Discussion Group: Sat-
urday, August 28, 1:00 pm. This is not
a formal class, just an opportunity to
meet and share experiences and infor-
mation with others interested in delv-
ing into their family history.


or fax 893-1072
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED,
ALL PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS
ARE HELD IN
THE FRANCES PURDY
FRIENDS ROOM.

Open Monday-Friday: 10am-7pm
& Saturday: 10 am-4 pm
All meetings and programs are free
and open to the public

PROGRAMS AND DATES ARE
SUBJECT TO CHANGE

check our website
www.mygulfport.us/gpl
Search for/request books and other
items on our online
catalog: pals.polarislibrary.com

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Sev ic s in the Community



Senior Center 550o 2th Ave. So. 893-1231


ANNOUNCEMENTS
Items Needed: The Senior Center Flea
Market Committee is still looking for
regular and costume jewelry as well as
other items for our Sept. 3rd Flea Market.
Thanks for the wonderful ongoing support
from our community!
GEMS Health & Wellness Day Pass: A
Health & Wellness Day Pass on the GEMS
bus is available for Gulfport seniors on the
first Tues. of every month. You don't have
to be a registered GEMS member for this
trip. Only $1.00 round trip to one of the
following areas: Senior Center Fitness
Room; Gulfport Beach; Gulfport Art Village
Courtyard; any of Gulfport's lovely parks;
and Gulfport Public Library. (Small fee
connected with the Senior Center Fitness
Center). Trips are subsidized by the
Gulfport Senior Center Foundation. Call
GEMS at 893-2242 for more information.
Fitness Center: Summer hours: Mon.
Tues. Wed. 8am- 7pm; Thurs. & Fri. 8am-
3:30pm.
Tai Chi: Tai Chi Classes are offered
at Scout Hall (5315 28th Ave. S.) every
Thursday at 9am. Must be a registered
Senior Center member to participate.
Visual Support Group: meets every
2nd & 4th Monday at 2pm. Newcomers
welcome.
SPECIAL EVENTS:
Lunch & Learn about Medicaid and
Long Term Care: Interested in learning
more about Medicaid and Long Term
Care? There are a few seats open for the
Tues. August 17 presentation at 11am but
you must call before noon on Fri. Aug. 13
to make your reservation. Certified Elder
Law Attorney April Hill will provide the
seminar and answer your questions.
"Start With Your Heart" Presentation:
Come join us for a special presentation on
Tues. Aug. 24 at 10am on improving your
Cardio-Vascular System. It all starts
with your heart! Courtesy of the Pinellas
County Health Department.
Patio Party: Get your ticket now for our
upcoming Patio Party on Fri. Sept. 3 at
ll:30am. We have a new outdoor grill and
a hot dog lunch is on order! Entertainment
and Door Prizes will also be provided!
Tickets are only $3.00. Come early and
visit our Flea Market!
Flea Market: Mark your calendar now
for the Senior Center's next Flea Market
on Fri. Sept. 3, 9am-1pm. Great bargains!
Inaugural Centennial 5K Fun Run/


Programs and Equipment at the Gulfport
Senior Center by joining our upcoming 5K
Run/Walk on Sat. Nov. 6 at 8am. Cost: $15
($20 after Oct. 25). Amenities include: great
T-shirt, goodie bag, refreshments and more!
Forms are available at the Senior Center or
online at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org
SPECIAL SERVICES:
Phones for Hearing Impaired: Deaf &
Hearing Connection will distribute phones for
the hearing impaired at no out-of-pocket cost
on Tues. Aug. 17 at 9:30am.
Elder Law Clinic: Fri. Aug. 20 at 9:30am.
Must meet income criteria. Call for more info.
Transportation for Gulfport Seniors:
Gulfport seniors 55 & up are eligible for
GEMS transportation service! It's the best
deal around! Registration Fee: $50 per year.
Round trip: $2.00. We pick you up at your door
and take you to medical appointments, grocery
shopping, beauty/barber shops, etc. Service
area includes Gulfport, South Pasadena,
downtown St. Petersburg, trips to Wal-Mart,
etc. All rides to the Senior Center are free! Call
the GEMS office at 893-2242 for more info.
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 368-3199 to register and fee info.
Diabetic Support: Our Diabetic Support
Group meets every Mon. at 10am. Newcomers
welcome.
JUST FOR FUN
Art Practice: Mon. at 4pm; Wed. at 1pm,
Thurs at 9am. No instructors but come and
work on your own project while enjoying the
company of other artists.
Duplicate Bridge Class: every Mon. at
6:30pm
Language Practice:
Spanish: Beginners and Intermediate, every
Mon. 3-4:30pm
Italian: Beginner Conversation, every Mon.
5-6pm
Live Chat Room every Friday at 2pm.
Share stories and meet new friends.
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 (ci i .... 1: -liil ,, t.us or sfrank@
w, -iij 1...i .us and we will send you our


Walk: Support the Senior Center monthly activity calendar and notices on
Foundation's fundraisertoimprove Fitness special events.


Neighborhood Center
1617 49th St. So./893-1070
Overeaters Anonymous: Sun.
6:15-8:15pm






HICKMAN
THEATER
OF GULFPORT
5501 27th Ave. So.
893-1070

SUNRISE PERFORMING ARTS
Sat., Aug. 14, 2 p.m.

Tickets $10 Adults, $7 Seniors,
$5 Children
Call 727-647-3615






GULFPORT

CASINO
BALLROOM

5500 Shore Blvd. So.
893-1070
ELLIS HALE'S BAND
Ballroom & Social Dancing
Sun., Aug. 15, 6-10pm, $7
WEEKLY DANCES

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

Every Thursday
Salsa Dance 7-10pm $7
7-8:30pm Lessons,
8:30-10pm Dance


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Local Obituaries
ALLEN, JACK V., 85, of Gulfport,
died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at Palms
of Pasadena Hospital. He is survived
by a loving family. Service at Bay
Pines Aug. 9 at 12:45 p.m. ALife
Tribute-Gulfport.

BELISLE, CAMILLE, of South
Pasadena, passed away Aug. 4, 2010.
She is survived by her significant
other, Jean Thibodeaux; children,
James Belisle, Michele Marshall,
Patrick Belisle, and Danielle Belisle;
grandchildren, Carrie Belisle-
Cole, Brie Floyd, and Jerry Belisle;
and great-grandchildren, Abigail
Floyd and Hannah Floyd. In lieu
of flowers, memorial donations
may be sent to a charity of your
choice. Online guestbook at www.
AndersonMcQueen.com. Anderson
McQueen Family Tribute Center,
727-822-2059.

CELESTIAN, KATHERINE Y.,
96, of Gulfport, died Aug. 4, 2010.
She is survived by her loving family.


Arrangements by Holloway Funeral
Home, Inc., Oldsmar, FL, 813-855-
2439.

DOBECK, MARY L., 95, of Gulfport,
passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010,
in St. Petersburg. She moved to the
area in 1970, from Pittsburgh, PA.
She loved to travel and was the past
President of the Lancaster Building
at Town Shores. Mary is survived
by her son Virgil Dobeck; sisters
Florence Drugmand and Frances
Knowles; grandchildren Lisa and
husband Peter Rodriguez and
Theresa Sikes and husband Kenny
Ross; great-grandchildren Jordan
and Logan Rodriguez, Kayden and
Talia Ross. A memorial service will
be held on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at
3:30 p.m., with a gathering of family
and friends one hour prior to the
service at Beach Memorial Chapel,
St. Pete Beach.

KIRK, ROBERT F., JR., 66, of St.
Pete Beach, passed away Saturday,
July 31, 2010, at his residence. Robert
was a Rhodes Scholar, a graduate of


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and fishing. Robert is survived
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Kirk III, Richard Kirk, Jeff Lynn;
daughter Lori Smith; grandchildren
Abi, Ethan, Katy, Cody and Jory.
A memorial service will be held on
Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at 2 p.m.,
with a gathering of family and friends
one hour prior to the service at Beach
Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.

SCOVILLE, KENT W., 73, of
Gulfport. Beloved husband of
Carol Ann (Foraker) Scoville, died
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 in Hartford,
CT. Services were held in CT.

IN MEMORIAL
SANDRA LASINKSI
In memory of our friend Sam (Sandra
Lasinski), who passed away on April4,
2010. Today, 8/12/10 is her birthday
and we wish her a Happy Birthday.
Sam was all about having fun and
helping her friends. Let's hope she is
doing that wherever she is.
Love,
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Ground Zero and
a Mosque
Whether anyone likes it or not,
a 13 story mosque will be
built 600 feet from ground
zero in New York City. Legally, it is
not a project that could be stopped.
We do have religious freedom in this
country and Mayor Bloomberg is quite
correct in that, if totally wrong about
its purpose and impact. Mosques
could (none have been proposed) also
be built near the Pentagon where
the second plane carrying jihadist
Muslims hit, or at Shanksville, Pa.
where the final jet went down.
It is not a matter of having a right;
it is a matter of being right. As one
commentator noted, "just because
you have a right doesn't mean it is
right." So, the $100 million mosque
(it is appropriate to ask where the
money comes from), will probably be
built. Technically, it is known as the
Cordoba Initiative, named after the
famed The Great Mosque of Cordoba,
Spain.
That Mosque, originally the
foundation of a Catholic Church, was
built after 600 AD and finished in 784
after the Islamic conquest of Spain.
It was the focus of that conquest. It
was reconverted to a Catholic Church
in 1236 after the re-conquest and is
truly a magnificent building and a
World Heritage site.


Catholics don't allow Muslims
to worship there and it remains a
controversial center. Catholics, in
the re-conquest of Spain were not
kind to the Muslims and abhorred
the Jews. Think Inquisition. Then,
again, Christians and Jews were not
exactly first class citizens during the
time of the first conquest. Religions
in general have not been kind to each
other.
So, while for some, The Great
Mosque is a symbol of multi-cultural
getting-alongness, for others it is
controversial symbol of conquest
and re-conquest. Imam Feisal Abdul
Rauf has declared that the New York
mosque is a tribute to those slain in
the collapse of the Twin Towers and
that its purpose is to salve the wounds.
He had declared that his members
are the anti-terrorist Muslims and
should be embraced.
Even accepting him at his
word, constructing the mosque
is an insensitive move and has
already caused more division than
togetherness. The majority of
Americans perceive it as an "in your
face" move, whatever the intent. As
is often observed, perception is often
the reality. Others, such as a writer at
Time magazine, implied that it's only
the business of New Yorkers. That,
too, ignores the perceived reality that
9/11 at the Twin Towers belongs to all
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Indeed, attacks on America by
Islamicextremistshavebeenongoing.
There was the 1994 bombing of the
Twin Towers, the thwarted attack
on Los Angeles International Airport
in 2000, the attempt to blow up JFK
airport, the killing of soldiers at Ft.
Hood, and the recent attempt at
detonating a bomb in Times Square,
to name just a few.
Because of these incidents, critics
of the opposition to the mosque
claim that Americans are reacting
in irrational fear to the mosque.
That's nonsense, there's no fear, only
outrage. Muslims have as much to
fear from other Muslims as American
Jews and Christians. Extremists are
blowing other Muslims up in Iraq,
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Gaza, Egypt
and so forth. Of course, they target
everyone else, too.
In most Muslim countries,
proselytizing for any other religion is
punishable by death. Christians are
being hounded in many countries
including so-called "moderate"
Islamic countries. And, death threats
come to any who criticize, oppose,
or mock Islam, or even attempt to
depict Mohammed's face in a cartoon
or otherwise. These situations are
outrageous and should be opposed.
The consequent reaction to the
Cordoba Initiative has been outrage.
One radio commentator (not
Limbaugh) proposed constructing
a pork barbeque on one side and
a Hooters on the other side of the
mosque. Others have suggested
competing religious buildings and
open proselytizing on the streets,
or even signs with Mohammed's
visage. On the other hand, Christian
churches have preached tolerance
and in the name of Jesus to "love thy
enemy.
Whatever the final outcome and
reaction to the mosque I sincerely
doubt that it will bring people
together at this point a 13 story
building in the name of one religion,
the one responsible for 9/11, will
not be a symbol of love. Symbols
are powerful. If the purpose was to
bring all people together, building a
mosque is not the way.

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interesting old photograph from the
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The "Fishermen's Paradise" sign shown
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Theft- 5200 BIk 23rd Ave. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5600 BIk Newton
Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 3000 BIk 50th
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- Tomlinson
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Trespasser- 5200 BIk 18th Ave. S.
Domestic Battery- 5300 BIk 8th Ave.
S.
Animal Complaint- 5200 BIk 9th Ave.
S.
Saturday 7/31
Trouble with Individual- 5700 BIk
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Animal Complaint- 5800 BIk 17th
Ave Dr. S.
Burglary- 4700 BIk 29th Ave. S.
Hit & Run- 2200 BIk 49th St. S.
Vessel Stop- Water Front.
Noise Complaint- 700 BIk 60th St. S.
Reckless Driver- 4900 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Sunday 8/1
Suspicious Circumstances- 5100
BIk 16th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 3100 BIk 56th
St. S.
Burglary-Attempted- 3100 BIk
Beach Blvd. S.
Soliciting- 5100 BIk Gulfport Blvd S.
Theft- 5700 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Monday 8/2
Trespasser- 1400 BIk 52nd St. S.
Disabled Vehicle- 2200 BIk 53rd St.
S.
Theft- 5300 BIk 26th Ave. S.
Robbery- 4700 BIk 26th Ave. S.
Theft- 5700 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 6300 BIk
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A local support group for mothers
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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
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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
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Gulfport Casino Hosts its First Bridal Show
By Leigh Clifton
Over 100 potential
brides-to be and friends
came to the Gulfport
Casino last Sunday to
get a taste of delicious
catering, peruse hand-
painted glasses as
brides-maid's gifts,
check out possible
I musicians and DJs
for a reception and
look at beautiful floral
4 g arrangements, all in
Sa quest for the perfect
wedding day. Gail
Kelley, the Casino s
Event Supervisor,
was very pleased with
A s both the quality of the
vendors and the turn-
Vendor Brenda Griffin (left) and bride to be Alisha Duchem out of guests. This was
look at painted stemware for possible bride's maids the Casino's first bridal
gifts. Although still in college, Alisha is getting married h
September 26th; her fiance will be leaving for Army Basis sh
Training in November and they wanted to get married "Since the economy
before he leaves. has slowed down, the
wedding business has
slowed as well. A lot of people don't even know we're (the casino) here or
that we offer some really wonderful accommodations for both weddings and
receptions. The Casino is a really beautiful facility; we have capacity for up to
400 guests, a catering/ serving kitchen and a fully stocked bar, all right here,"
Kelly said.
Kelly said that many venues don't have a back-up plan when planning a
wedding or reception.
"Here is where we excel," she said. "If the wedding is on the beach and it
rains, we can move it inside with little trouble. When we set up our tables, we
can create a center aisle that the bride and groom can walk down."
Erica Nichols, a stunning model, was walking the room in her wedding
dress. She had just gotten married herself on June 17th and was happy to
recommend the Casino and grounds.
"I live in Riverview and we came all the way down to Gulfport to get married.
I didn't even know this was here! A friend of mine told me about it; the Casino
was so awesome andhad so much room. I lookedit up online andlike the photos.
It was also really fairly priced. I fell in love with the vintage chandeliers, the
hardwood floors and the waterfront view with the beach and sailboats out on
the bay. Gail Kelley made sure everything was magnificent!"
Future bride Alisha Duchem was in a heavy discussion with Brenda Griffin,
whose custom- painted glassware is often given as a brides-maid gift. Although
still in college, she was planning a wedding for September 26th; her fiance just
found out that he leaves for Basic Training in November. They want to get
married before he leaves.
Several caterers displayed elaborate spreads of food, fountains and fantasy.
They were invited by Kelley, because they have catered at the Casino before.
But unlike other venues, who will only allow certain preferred caterers, Kelley
does not dictate who can cater an affair, although she has several caterers
that she has trusted in the past and is quick to recommend them if a client is
not sure.
Gail Kelley thinks there will be more wedding bookings as people hear more
and more about what wonderful things Gulfport has to offer.
For more information about the Casino, call 727-893-1070


Doggie Paws Rescue
Needs Volunteers
Florida Doggie Paws Rescue, Inc. is
an all-volunteer foster-based organi-
zation. This grass roots rescue orga-
nization was formed one year ago by
seven dedicated people with one com-
mon goal: to save the dogs. The
group's mission is to responsibly res-
cue, rehabilitate, foster and find per-
manent loving homes for unwanted,
abandoned and abused small-to-me-
dium breed dogs throughout the state
of Florida.
The Rescue was established at the
end of January 2007 and by the end
of December, over 130 dogs had been
rescued, and over 100 of them had
been placed in their "forever homes".
Most of the dogs came from Levy
County Animal Services where ani-
mals are euthanized after only six
days if someone doesn't come to their
aid. All of these rescued animals have
turned into happy, healthy, well-ad-
justed dogs because of the love, care
and commitment of the volunteers of
Florida Doggie Paws Rescue.
The Rescue promotes the realities of
pet ownership, educating the public
concerning pet overpopulation and
the importance of spaying and neu-
tering pets; humane treatment of
animals through education and pub-
lic awareness; and microchipping
pets so that a lost pet can be reunited
with its family.
Volunteers are always needed to ac-
complish the Rescue's mission. Foster
homes for the dogs are an essential
part of the Rescue. In addition, there
are many other tasks to be completed
- computer work, phone calls, event
planning, fundraising, correspon-
dence, etc. All donations received go
toward expenses for the medical care
of the dogs and for keeping the web
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Totch Lived Here: A Florida-phile's Graceland


By Cathy Salustri

Florida has her own heros. Like so
much of the state, they're different.
Where the rest of the world sees back-
woods hicks, we see men and women
who settled the frontier, battling ga-
tors, mosquitoes, and progress. We
see Florida's founding fathers.

W H O ,Born in Chokolos-
VV .kee in 1920, Loren
"Totch" Brown was a frontiersman,
Florida-style. He lived off the waters
flowing past Chokoloskee and Ever-
glades City, two tiny islands on the
edge of the Everglades, nestled in the
Ten Thousand Islands.
Sometimes Totch fished and
sometimes he ran drugs, poached
gator, and sold egret plumes. Inside
the law and out, Totch took care of
his kin. He did time for running drugs
in the Everglades but came home a
hero. He is Florida's Paul Bunyan.
Totch's descendants- and you get the
feeling that both islands are peopled
almost exclusively by Browns- owns
and operates Totch's Island Tours,
which consists of a fleet of purple
airboats that seat six passengers and
a boat captain who is likely related to
the man himself.

I TTI A r~f -Propped up on


coasters, but for those of you seek-
ing real Florida, this is Graceland.
It doesn't get any more real than
swamps, mangroves, and backwoods
adventures. Hop on an airboat and
see Chokoloskee Bay, Totch's island,
and an elaborate maze of mangroves
deep in the swampy jungle.
To complete your Totch Brown expe-
rience, grab lunch at the Seafood De-
pot, and old train depot that loaded
boats with grapefruit and sent them
off to Key West. Now it loads diners
with frogs legs, fish, and a spectacu-
lar all-you-can-eat shrimp and salad
bar for $9. It is, like most everything
on the island, run by Totch's kin.

1 I ,There's something
S .about flying over
the water through mangrove tunnels
and flying between oyster beds at
low tide that makes an airboat ride a
thousand times better than any thrill
ride at a theme park. These boats
aren't on a track, and the sound of
the engine- even with the supplied
ear protection- thrums through you
as the captain pilots the boat around
every twist in the swampy maze of
mangroves and gators.

WAlHl day, every
W H N .day, although
reservations will minimize the wait.


before the first small bridge, take the
dirt road to the right and go until you
see the sign for Totch Airboat Rides.

SB E T part: You get to see
S J. the island where
Totch spent the last years of his life.
This island, nothing more than a
spoil of mangroves with a shack in
the middle, was where Totch retreat-
ed after his wife died. A hurricane
flooded the shack; he was redoing the
floors and died, as he wished, with a
hammer in hand.

Q T part: Air-
VJWORSTL boats aren't
exactly quiet, but your ears will
thank you for the provided ear pro-
tection.

/j \fWq u e stion :
IV '-I .Jl I i Choose be-
tween three tours: 30, 60, or 90
minutes ($32.50, $37.50, or $52.50,
respectively.) The 90-minute tour in-
cludes a wild ride through the man-
groves and a trip to Totch's island.
Find out more at AirboatEverglades.
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*A note about tipping: boat captains
work primarily for tips. For excellent
tours, tip $5 per person, more if you
feel the trip warrants it.


VV t. I *mangroves and For more information, check out
shell middens, Everglades City and T J D Take In- Totch's autobiography, Totch: A Life
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work has always been one of em-
powerment, enabling those in need
to change their life's circumstances
and overcome challenges that stand
in their way. Services include emer-
gency assistance, self-sufficiency pro-
gramming, counseling, referral ser-
vices and much more.
The Salvation Army St. Petersburg
Area Command's Red Shield Lodge
Emergency and Long Term Shelter
is located at 1400 Fourth Street S.
in St. Petersburg. Bulk donations
may be picked up by Salvation Army
personnel. Individuals wishing to do-
nate items listed above may drop off
the items at the shelter.
For more information, call The
Salvation Army St. Petersburg Area
Command at 550-8080.

Boating Classes
in Gulfport
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16 is
located at 3120 Miriam Street S.
behind the Gulfport City Marina.
Power point classes are every
Thursday evening from 7:30-9:30
p.m. with a cost of $40 per student for
a 400 page color book. It is a 13-week
revolving class; you may start any
Thursday. Upon completing chapters
1-8, students will be eligible for their
Florida State Safe Boating Card.
The new FWC rule states that
anyone born on or after January 1,
1988 is required to have successfully
completed a approved boating
education course and have in their
possession a boating education ID
card and photo identification card
before operating a vessel with a
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or email auxgulfport@yahoo.com.

Mariners Asked
to Use Caution
ST. PETE BEACH- The U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers will be conducting
dredging operations by the Blind


Pass and Johns Pass vicinities. Its
part of the beach renourishment and
erosion control. The work is planned
for July 19 through December 16.
Mariners should operate vessels with
caution in the area due to potential
for floating debris, increased traffic
due to dredging operations, floating
pipeline and large equipment
working in and along the navigation
channels. Mariners can monitor
channels 13/16 or call (904) 232-2258
for more information.


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


wriFen proessUional pa-
pers concerning bank-
ruptcy law in general,
ECF requirements and
new issues. He is a
former director of the
Bankruptcy Section of
the State Bar of Geor-
gia.
The firm also handles
Short Sale negotiations,
defense against foreclo-
sures, wills & trusts,
civil litigation and loan
modification
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, PA.
6702 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-209-0744
keithsanderslaw@amail.com








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What to Expect in a
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(Part 2)
Child Custody/Visitation and
Support
Child custody can be given
exclusively to one spouse, or you can
share joint custody. In most cases,
one parent has sole custody and the
children live with that parent. The
other parent usually has visitation
rights and takes the children on
weekends, holidays, or vacations. In
certain circumstances, the parties
may agree or the court may orderjoint
physical custody where the children
spend time living with both parents
on a regular basis. Frequently,
spouses share responsibility for
important decisions affecting their
children, such as choosing schools
and medical treatment.


If you are unable to agree on
custody, the court will award it
based on considerations such as
parental fitness, the preferences of
the children, and their age and sex.
A party who later wants a change in
custody must show that conditions
have changed and that a new
arrangement is in the best interest
of the children.
Spousal support is called alimony
or maintenance. Either you or your
spouse may be entitled to spousal
support depending on your income
and property, your standard of
living, your financial needs, and
the circumstances leading to the
divorce. If you and your spouse are
unable to agree on support, a judge
will decide who should pay it, how
much is to be paid, and how long it
will continue. The judge may award
spousal support until the receiving
spouse is self supporting or until
death or remarriage of the receiving
spouse.
You and your spouse are both
responsible for the support of your
children. If you cannot agree on
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spousal or child support. However,
you must be able to show that there
has been a change in financial
resources or need.
In our next article we will discuss
dividing property, debts and
taxes in a dissolution of marriage
proceeding.
Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson
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1135 Pasadena Avenue South, Suite
140, St. Petersburg, Florida. The
telephone number is 727-347-5131.
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Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. 727-458-
7710, 727-458-3721.


KING BED-Dresser, Mirrored Bridge, tall boy
Chest, all for $900. Dining Room Table w/6
Chairs, China Cabinet, pd.$3000. Sacrifice for
$1000. obo. Fish Tank 93gal Corner Unit. $500.
obo All Equipment Included. Twin Bed $100.
Occasional Chair, Comfy, Good Condition.
$75. Call 727-864-1406 or 727-215-8518.
BLUE UPHOLSTERED LIFT-Chair. All Elec-
tric, Remote Control, Adjust to any position
between Full Flat Recline to Full Stand up.
Used 2 Months, Cost $950. Sell for $495. Call
Frank 727-452-8008.
RECLINER MOTORIZED- Let's you stand to
exit. Wine color. Very good condition. $235.
727-345-8309.
2 CHINA CABINETS-also Bakers Rack with
Wine Cabinet. Must Sell, Moving Soon. Cheap!
727-343-8753.
FREE STANDING BAR PLACE- For Small
Refrigerator, Mirror 74"x52", Brass Foot Bar,
$350. 727-289-1984.
MUST SELL/OBO-Wall Unit $20. La-z-boy
Chair $20. Large corner Desk $20. Large
Comfortable Corner Sofa $75. Dining room
Set w/chairs $75. 727-289-3893.
DINING ROOM TABLE- 40X62 & 20" Leaf, w/
four chairs. Excellent Condition. Pd $800 Ask-
ing $450 o.b.o. 813-545-8675. Gulfport.



EVERY GIRL
LOVES JEWELRY!
Especially when it's free! Invite your friends
over and host a Silpada Designs Jewelry par-
ty. It's that easy and it's fun! I will bring the
.925 sterling boutique to your house. Give me
a ring at 727-410-3516. Deb Reichart, Inde-
pendent Silpada Representative.

LAWN MOWERS,
GO KARTS
All Kinds. Call Frank 727-418-8297.

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GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.

AVON REPS NEEDED
Sign-up with top seller Or purchase products.
Call Mirzana 727-453-2637

OTHER WORLDS
Oldsmar location Closed due to the heat.
Visit us at: www.theotherworlds.com. Drums,
Harps, Flutes, Bagpipes, Sitars & More. Great
Selection of Gemstone Jewelry. Call Tuesday -
Saturday, 727-345-2800.

HEAVY DUTY HANDICAP LIFT- 12V for Car
or Truck. Will fit large or small trailer port, for
scooter or chair. $450. 727-821-8459.



ARE YOU SICK AND
TIRED?
Of being Sick and Tired? Let me introduce
you to the ultimate all natural supplement the
oosts energy and provides nutritional sup-
port to every cell in your body Call Mark 727-
415-1231


FIBERGLASS BOAT REPAIR-Buff & Wax
$10.00 a foot. Fiberglass & Gelcoat Repair.
24yrs. Experience in Boat Building & Modifica-
tion. Call Steve 727-365-3210.

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



ADULT FEMALE -Tortoise Shell Cat. Needs a
New Loving Home. Affectionate and Talkative.
727-470-7545.
3 BIRD CAGES GREAT DEALS!- Medi-
um size, excellent condition, $30-$55. Call
(727)320-7006.


FEMALE TRAVELING COMPANIONNeeded
for middle aged couple heading North. Call for
particulars. 727-342-2877.


MEDICAL OFFICE CLOSING
Bruce Ungerleider, M.D. will retire 7/15/10. Re-
cord Request: P.O. Box 48626, St. Petersburg,
Florida 33743 or 727-341-2273.
PLACE YOUR AD HERE- $13.00 for 20 words,
includes notarized affidavit of publication and
tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Florida Body Shop gives notice of Foreclosure
and Lein and Intent to sell the following vehi-
cles on 8/30/10 at 11:00a.m. at 6363 Ulmer-
ton Road, Largo, FL 33771. Said Company re-
serves the right to accept or reject any and all
bids. 98 Buick 2G4WS52M1W1511307. 2000
Chevy 1G1JC1240Y7263344.

WE GO THERE! 321-6965


INSIDE HOUSE -Ten rooms of good things.
6820 Mango Ave. S. Fri. Sat. & Sun. 9-3p.m.
GIGANTIC MULTI FAMILY SALE-6172 4th
Ave. N. Friday & Saturday 9-3pm. Furniture,
Fireplace, Oven, Kithchjen Items, Books, Vin-
tage Clothes & Material. Something for Every-
one!
HUGE SALE!- 4929 9th Ave. S. Fri, & Sat.
9-2p.m. Kids Clothes $1.00 a Bag, Antiques,
Jewelry, Pictures, Toys, Pond Accessories
and More! Rain or Shine. Gulfport Flea Mar-
ket. 727-557-6349.
MOVING SALE RAIN OR SHINE- 10 Bed-
rooms, All Must Go. Contractors Welcome! Fri-
day & Saturday 9-1 p.m. 6820 Mango Ave. S.

5706 11TH AVE S.-Household, Tools, Clothes,
Child's old school Desk. Other Old & New
Items. Sat& Sun. 8am.-lpm.
WAREHOUSE/GARAGE SALE-2718 24th St.
N. (follow the signs) Rain or Shine 9:30-3pm.
Saturday. Industrial Sewing Machines, Fab-
ric/Upholstery/Drapery 100s of yards. Wood
working Machinery. Dining Room Sets. Wicker
Queen Bedroom Set. Lowery/Hammond Or-
gans, Drop-in Electric Range, Dishwashers.





Black/grey M. Tabby missing 7/3/10
from 5400 5th Ave. S. N. of Pinellas Trail
and may be in N. Gulfport. 12 yrs, 151bs.
Black back, striped sides, blk/grey ringed
tail and legs. Brown nose and broken
"M" marking on forehead. Timid but
affectionate. May answer t ylr"
"Who's Hungry".
If seen, please call


301-335-338:
or 4
727-385-737


GMC RACING BIKE- Found in St. Pete Beach
Area. Call Linda, 343-2464.


PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. R.S.

Gabber August 12-August 18, 2010
















CLEAN 3BR/1BA HOUSE- Ceramic Tile,
Fresh paint, updated fixtures, Laundry. Fenced
Front & Back Yard. Pet Friendly. $825/Mo. 727-
657-1259.
ADORABLE MARINA HOME- 3BR/1BA
HDWD floors, Fireplace, C/H/A, W/D, Lovely
garden, Pet Friendly, a doll house! $950/Mo.
Marie Drew, RE/MAX, 727-657-1259.
www.mariedrew.com
JUNGLE AREA-2BR/1BA. off Park St.
Hardwood Floors, Garage. Huge Backyard,
Screened Patio. Fantastic Neighborhood.
$1100/Mo. 1st/last/deposit. WALTON REALTY
727-458-3613.
ART DISTRICT RETAIL SPACE-For Rent.
300sq.ft. $400/Mo. 3007 1/2 Beach Blvd. (in
back of The Outpost) 727-344-7674 For Appt.
to See.
5654 24TH TERR. N.-3BR/2BA, CH/A. Great
Neighborhood. $1100/Mo. plus 1st, Last, De-
posit. WALTON REALTY 727458-3613.
GULFPORT HOUSE-1001 Gray St. S. (Gray
St. is next to 59th St. at 22nd Ave. S.) Close
to Stetson. Very Clean 2BR/1BA. Open Floor
Plan, Central Air, Large Yard, Screened Porch.
$695/Mo. Available 8/15. Credit/Background
Check. You Pay all Utilities. No Section 8. Call
Sandy at 727-418-2242.
1BR FURNISHED-Renovated Cottages or
Mobile Homes. St. Pete Location. Reasonably
Priced. Good Tenants Only. Very Few Left.
Monthly 727-410-6599.
ST. PETERSBURG-1BR, Broadwater, Beauti-
fully Spacious Newly Renovated Condo, Large
Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Bath Tile
Floor, C/H/A, Pool, Private Parking, Lawn
Care & Much More. Must See! $735/Mo. 727-
343-7332.
MOVE-IN SPECIAL- No Security Deposit:
Duplex 2210 53rd St. S.1BR + Bonus Room,
$575/Mo., Includes W/S/G, Pets OK. Call 727-
452-5942.
DOWNTOWN ST. PETE-9th Ave. N. Nice
1920's 2 Story Home. Walk to North Shore
Pool and Pier. $1195/Mo.+ Call for More Infor-
mation 727-502-9479.
NORTH ST. PETERSBURG- Adorable Bun-
galow, completely renovated 3/2, huge kitchen
with island, custom cabinetry, porcelan tile &
HW floors, inside W/D, 1,400Sf, water includ-
ed. $1295/Mo. 727-409-7637.
1BR/1BA APT. BEHIND STETSON-New
Kitchen, Flooring and Paint. Alley Parking.
$575/Mo. plus $575/Security. Water Included.
Laundry on Premise 727-498-6396 (eve.)
ON MADEIRA BEACH-1 and 2 Bedroom
Garden Apts. Fully Furnished. Clean, Quiet &
Safe. Short/Long Term. 160-145th Ave. 727-
347-5330.

WE GO THERE! 321-6965


GULFPORT STUDIO-Available. Gentleman
Preferred. No Smoking/Pets $500/Mo. plus
Last & Security. References Required. Utilities
Included. 727-345-1869.
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-
543-3897.
GULFPORT DUPLEX AVAILABLE-Now.
2BR/1 BA $795/Mo. plus Security. Garden Set-
ting. Very Clean, Ceiling Fans, CHA, Water &
Garbage Included. No Section 8. 727-424-
6085.
COZY STUDIO In quiet lush tropical set-
ting, high ceiling, tiled floor, tiled shower, tiny
kitchen, moments walk to beach and Gulfport
Art District. $500/Mo. & Utilities. Contact Ciara,
727-321-1786.


2br-1.5ba, 1135 sq ft condo walk to
shopping, bus-dr. Priced reduced to
$700.00 a month, annual rent.





MOORINGS OF MAXIMO-1 BR/1.5 BA. Unfur-
nished Condo. Enclosed Balcony, A-1 Condi-
tion, Heated Pool, Tennis, Club House. Cable
Included. Security Entrance. $750 Plus De-
posit 502-376-7529, 502-426-3377.
S. PASADENA LOVELY STUDIO APT.-
Screened Deck, Beautiful Pool, Fishing Dock,
Quiet & Peaceful. 55+ $485/Mo. No Dogs.
727-289-4436.
1/1 UNFURNISHED ANNUAL LEASE- Cen-
tral air, large alley detached apartment, $600/
Mo. Michael Schaffer Realtor, 727-209-7000.
GULFPORT 2001 1/2 55TH ST. S.-2 Large
Bedrooms, 1BA with Carport. New Kitchen
and Remodeled Bathroom. $750/Mo. $500/Se-
curity. See pics on Craigs list 727-742-5140.
GREAT DEAL!-$700/Mo. includes water, elec-
tric & cable. Great Location near SPC. Remod-
eled 1Br/1Ba. C/H/A, W/D, No Pets. Karen,
727-776-5233.
3BR DUPLEX-Fenced-in Yard, Good Location.
$700/Mo. + 1 Month Security. 2220 York St. So.
Also 2BR Available. 321-1793 or 502-7530.
1BR FURNISHED CONDO Treasure Island
on Bay across from Beach. Quiet, No Pets, No
Smoking. Laundry, Parking. $785/Mo. & Elec-
tric & Security. 315-450-0676.
ST. PETE BEACH
1BR/1BA, C/H/A, W/S/G. Near Beach, Shops
& Restaurants. First & Security. $30 Applica-
tion Fee. $695/Mo. Annual. 727-417-6915.


15th AVE SO. 3br/2ba Newer block construction SEC 8 OK ONLY $925
27th ST. SO. 3br/2ba tile floors, CHA, WD hookups, Comer lot $845
18th AVE. SO. 3br/lba Rcntly updated New Tile Flr Near Gulfport $725
SHORE DR. lbr condo water view & pool. No pets, Nice Price $595
MURPHY AVE. N. Nicely laid out 2br/lba. utility rm, CHA Fenced Yard $865
MONTANA AVE. NE 3/2/2 CHA great location call for details $1075

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SEASONAL RENTAL-In Gulfport. 2BR/1BA,
Furnished. Electric, Water & Cable Included.
Nice/Quiet. $190/Wkly. plus Deposit. No Pets/
Smoking 727-321-5146.
GULFPORT NEAR BEACH-1.5 miles to
Stetson. 1BR Apt. W/D, Tile, Newly Remod-
eled. No Application Fee. 4926 29th Ave. S.
727-729-0385 or 727-543-1789.
TYRONE AREA 3BR/2BA HOME-New Paint.
New Carpet. New Landscaping. Big Yard, Qui-
et Neighborhood. W/D, Great floor Plan. 6132
33rd Ave. N. $1275/Mo. See Saturday 1-4pm.
305-394-2119.
GULFPORT 3/2, 1 CAR GARAGE- Unfur-
nished, annual lease, newer home. Central
air, W/D, dishwasher, fenced Xeriscaped yard,
$950/Mo. Michael Schaffer Realtor, 727-209-
7000.
ST. PETE BEACH- Extra Large Efficiencies,
Newly Renovated, minutes to Beach, Trolley,
block off Corey Ave. $600-$625/Mo includes
water/maintenance. 727-736-9200.
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-2BR/2BA Fenced
Yard, Carport, Screened Porch, Great Florida
Room. Available Sept. 1st. $950/Mo. Small Pet
Okay. 727-692-7208.




1.4br/2ba house, 46th St N. $1400 mo.
2.2br/2ba condo $795 mo.
3. Spacious furnished lbr in Northeast St. Pete $550 mo.
4.575119th Ave., 2br/1.5ba plus garage $950 mo.
We can rent your house/condo
to qualified tenants





5290 27TH AVE. N.-2BR/1BA, Fenced. Great
Neighborhood. Garage, CH/A. Corner Lot
$900/Mo. plus 1st & Deposit. WALTON RE-
ALTY 727-458-3613.
LOVELY 50'S RETRO HOUSE-3BR/1BA,
CHA, Tree-Shaded, Large Fenced Yard, Ga-
rage, 1 Dog OK, Near Schools/Stores, $800/
Mo. 727-954-0258.
MOVE-IN SPECIAL- No Security Deposit:
Upstairs Studio Apt. $425/Mo. 2715 54th St. S.
Includes W/S/G, Pets OK. Call 727-452-5942.
GULFPORT STUDIO-Very Clean, Freshly
Painted, Perfect for Single or Student. 1843
1/2 52nd St. S. $450/mo. You pay Personal
Electric Only. Credit/Background Check.
Vaulted Ceiling, Ceramic Tile. Call Sandy at
727-418-2242.
SO. PASADENA NEAR STETSON- 2BR/1 BA
Apt. Newly Painted, Utility Room. Close to
Shopping/Beach. $750/Mo. Also Efficiency, St.
Pete Beach, $565/mo. Excellent Condition &
Location. 727-345-7036.
SO. PASADENA-3/2/1, Fenced Yard, All Re-
modeled, $995/Mo. Also: 2/1 Home, St. Pete,
$650/Mo. Large Parking Area. 727-418-4517.
TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason-
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 727-822-2200.


1 (727) 867-3767
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HISTORIC KENWOOD-2BR/2BA Home.
Fireplace, 8x9 Master Closet, large Covered
Porch, CHA, W/D Hook-up. 2736 4th Ave. N.
$950/Mo. See Saturday 10am.-1pm. 305-394-
2119.
SOUTH PASADENA PARK ST.-1BR, Unfur-
nished $550/Mo +$550/Sec. No Pets, Annual
Lease. 727-542-8368.
CLEAN AND NEAT-1BR Apt. on Lake Mag-
giore. Nice Quiet Neighborhood on Cul-de-
Sac. Carport, $500/Mo. or $650/Mo. Utilities
Included. No Dogs 727-637-4477.
2BR/1BA GULFPORT HOME-Quiet Area,
Large Fenced Yard. New Tile/Carpet. Washer/
Dryer. $750/Mo. Close to Bus line. No Drugs.
Handicap Accessible 727-347-9946.
STUDIO APARTMENT- Remodiled, Fenced-
in Yard. Quiet. Parking. W/D Includes Electric,
Water, Cable/WiFi $600/Mo. + Security. No
Pets. 727-916-0916 or 727-916-1660


BAY ISLAND
WATERFRONT
2BR/2BA, Tastefully Decorated and Fully Fur-
nished Annual/Seasonal Rental. Call Karen
Vogel, 727-542-9384 PRUDENTIAL TROPI-
CAL REALTY
3BR/2BA HOME NEAR-St. Pete College. Nice
Yard, CH/A, Washer/Dryer hook-up. $1050/
Mo. plus Security. No Pets/Smoking. 727-343-
7343 or 727-455-8998.
$125.00 MOVES YOU IN Furnished Efficien-
cy, Utilities Included. 727-327-3898.
FURNISHED NEAR STETSON- Beautiful
Spacious 1Br Condo. 1st Floor Unit w/Patio.
$695/Mo. Annual includes Water/Cable Trash/
Maintenance. No Smokers/Pets. 716-693-
8612.

ROOMS AVAILABLE IN PRIVATE-Homes
from $400-$500 Monthly. Applications and
Criminal Background Checks Required. Con-
tact Home Share Pinellas 727-945-1528 www.
homeshareprogram.org
MALE TO SHARE 3BR HOUSE-Non Smok-
er. CH/A, $350/Mo. plus Utilities. Near St. Pete
College 727-343-7343 or 727-455-8998.
MAXIMO MOORINGS-Behind Marina, Large
Pool Home, Furnished Room, TV, W/D, Private
Bath, Utilities Included, $600/Mo. + $100 Se-
curity. Robin, 727-776-8610.
HOME TO SHARE-Furnished, Cable, Con-
crete Parking, Washer/Dryer, Fenced Proper-
ty, Utilities Included. No Smoking, Security De-
posit, $100/Wk. Neat & Clean. 727-323-1039.
ROOMMATE WANTED- Pasadena/Gulfport.
Full House Privileges, Utilities & Wireless In-
ternet Included. 727-344-0509.

RV BOAT & AUTO STORAGE- Secured Out-
door Lot, 24 Hour Access, Monthly Rates start
at $45. 727-522-5723.
OFFICE SPACE S. PASADENA- At Executive
Bldg. 727-209-0606.


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




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TOWN SHORES NEW LISTING Groton #114, 2 bed, 2 bath, custom ground floor unit, a must see, Building allows
patios on 1st floor units, park at door. Asking Price $175,000
WINDSOR # 108, 1 bed 1.5 bath, newly updated kitchen, pet friendly bldg. Deluxe condo
located in the popular Windsor Bldg. ** New Dining Room floor, sells furnished. Covered carport*** Outside patio OK Priced at $149,000
NOTTINGHAM #409, 2br/2ba standard unit, immaculate, updated kitchen, flooring, CHA, move in condition, fabulous water
views from family room, newer carport, offered at Reduced $139,000
AVALON #202 2 bed/2bath deluxe unit, updated tile, carpet, paint, carport, move in condition. Just Reduced! Now $82,000
Best Price for newly remodeled unit.
AVALON #206 1 bed/1 bath, standard unit, Dog Building, completely updated kitchen, bath, furnished, curb parking. Reduced to $79,000
CHATHAM #204, Pet friendly building, 1 bed 1 bath deluxe, updated mirrored wall, open updated kitchen, tile
steps to carport Offered at $88,900
CHATHAM #305, Pet friendly building Beautifully updated 1BR/1BA Deluxe unit, new kitchen, crown molding, carpet,
paint, sliding doors. NEW CHA, carport. Never been lived in since update. Shows pride of Ownership, Priced at $109,000
EMBASSY #409, Pet friendly building, 1 bed/1.5 bath, deluxe unit, furnished, convenient park by entrance, Reduced to $139,000
ETON #207, Updated 1BR/1 BA standard unit, new windows, a/c sells furnished, curb park, move in ready, excellent shape,
Priced at $75,000
ETON #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
IVANHOE #308 1 bed bath 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.. Just Reduced $99,500
JAMISON #210 Owner motivated, 2 bed/2bath standard unit, new kitchen, bath, pool views, carport, move in condition.
Priced @ $119,500
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 #115, east corner*2br/2ba deluxe, carport*New price $149,000*** New Open Updated Kitchen* Sells As Is.
HOMES
Eagle Crest 6420 6th Ave. N. 3 bed/2 bath 2,000 sq ft., Beautiful maintained home with "Green" Landscaping, close to
beaches, Tyrone Square Mall and Churches Priced well at $259,900 POSSIBLE SHORT SALE
GULFPORT HOME Gulfport Art District 3 bed 2 bath split plan, updated master bedroom, pool home, located on
brick streets with loads of trees, steps to Gulfport Art District. Home can be viewed in 2 weeks time. Priced at $225,000
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 $125,000
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
PASADENA HOMES 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
Pasadena Golf Club Estates 4 bed 3 bath split plan, 2 car garage, custom pool home,
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