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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: September 16, 2010
Frequency: weekly
regular
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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: VID00158
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Inside


Mobile Collection
See page 5

Ain't Retirement
Grand! Musical
see page 8

Third Saturday
Art Walk
see page 9

A Day in The Life Of
A Gulfport Cop
see page 13

St. Pete Beach Vice
Mayor Appointed To
Legislative Position
see page 17

Appraisal Fair
see page 22

Gulfport Birthday
Bash 100 Years
see page 25

4th Annual
Landscape Tour
see page 27

Flat Stanley
Visits GEMS
see page 31

Something On
My Mind
see page 36
WWW.THEGABBER.COM
727-321-6965


by L.UIgn UIIILUM
"A moment of silence..." Pinellas County Sheriff
Sergeant Robeds bows his head at 8:46 a.m. as the
crowd falls silent in remembrance of the first plane
striking the World Trade Center on 911.
See Story, page 32


Federal Stimulus

Money Spent Locally
By Melissa Lattman
Federal stimulus funds have helped local
law enforcement agencies.
On Feb. 13, 2009 Congress passed the
American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act of 2009 and President Barack Obama
signed it into law several days later. The
stimulus fund stated goals included creating
and saving jobs, spurring economic activity
and investing in long-term growth and
fostering accountability and transparency in
government spending. The Web site www.
recovery.gov provides tracking for the public
of where the money goes.
So where has the stimulus money gone
and how has it helped locally? The Web
site shows from February 17, 2009 through
June 30, 2010 $9.6 billion was awarded to
Florida. Plugging in St. Pete Beach's zip code
of 33706 shows four grants totaling $423,115
as of Sept. 7, 2010.
St. Pete Beach received an award for
$232,872 through the COPS Hiring Recovery
Program, which provides funding directly
to law enforcement agencies to hire and
rehire law enforcement officers to create
and preserve jobs and to increase their
community policing capacity and crime
.
prevention efforts.
The stimulus funding provides for the
salary of a St. Pete Beach police officer for
three years basically preventing a layoff and/
or not leaving a vacancy if someone left the
department.
See Stimulus, page 2


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Guliport Turns Down
Dog Beach
By Cathy Salustri
Despite requests from over 100 Gulfportians, city
council said that the city would not pursue the creation
of a dog beach. Earlier this year, Gulfport received a copy
of a petition as well as e-mails and letters requesting a
dog area on Gulfport's public beach. Councilman Sam
.
Henderson, at the request of residents, brought the
suggestion before city council.
At the workshop on August 26, he told council that
See Dog Park, page 7







Stimulus, from front page
The grant monies kept St. Pete
Beach's authorized sworn officer
strength at 27, said Dan O'Connor
administrative services supervisor
for the police department.
St. Pete Beach also received an
award of $160,490 through the
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice
Assistance Grant Program. The
funds purchased the new main
emergency dispatch console for the
city, which is used for all emergency
calls coming into the city. The new all
digital console replaced a unit that
was about 20 years old, O'Connor
said.
The remaining $29,753 went to
Treasure Island, which has the same
zip code as St. Pete Beach. The funds
were designated for law enforcement
programs.
Stimulus Money in 33707
Plugging in Gulfport's zip code
showed $237,126 went for the sale
of equipment by Crystal Clear
Technologies on Beach Boulevard
South. The Department of Labor
purchased Hewlett-Packard
computer servers from the local
company for the Labor Department's
data centers.
The city of South Pasadena, also
with a 33707 zip code, was awarded
$7,085 for law enforcement projects.
The money has not yet been received
by South Pasadena. The monies will
cover the purchase of a solar-powered
speed check display to monitor
motorists' speed on the roadways.
The city's fire chief applied for the
grant for the city said Assistant
Finance Director Gerald Schuster.

Fall Jazz Concerts
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society
will present two September concerts.
On Sunday, September 19, Dick
Maley and the Musical Misfits will
play at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park
Boulevard in Pinellas Park from
1-4 p.m. Admission is $10 for
members, $15 for guests. On
Thursday, September 23, Bobby
Tess and the Dixie ('h..pm will play
at the Treasure Island Yacht and
Tennis Club, 400 T.I. Causeway, from
6:30-9 p.m. Public is invited,
admission is $5. Call 343-8028 or
397-1875 for more information.

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PERSONALIZED FAMILY EYE CARE
Serving St. Petersburg Since 1984

Dr. John H. Mason P.A.
Board Certified Optorreetric Physician
.
Contact Lens Specealists
Children & Adult Vision Care
Quality Fashion Eyewear Treatment of Eye Disease
.
Emergency Care & Lasek Consultatson
Glaucoma & Cataract Testing


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Tickets are still only $15 and
may be purchased in advance at
Eileen's Resale Boutique (located
at 5101 Gulfport Blvd. in Gulfport),
or reserve them by calling 727-322-
0316. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday
and Saturday evenings and 2 p.m.
on Sunday. Early reservations are
advised, as the performances usually
sell out quickly.
For more information, visit the
Players' website at: http://www.
gulfportcommunityplayers.org or
contact Gil Per1roth at 343-8560.
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Free Workout Classes
.
Join them at 531 Central Avenue,
St. Petersburg each weekday
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morning at 7 a.m. for I':il IN or every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday for
.
our Lunchtime Crunch" beginning
at 12 and ending at 12:45 p.m. Mix
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and mingle, feel fit and fantastic and
get inspired!
For more Information contact
Suncoast Dance & Music Academy
at 727-553-9369 or visit www.
suncoastdanceacademy.com.


"Ain't Retirement
.
Grand!" to Run Again
The hilarious musical "Ain't
RetirementGrand"isbackbypopular
demand and will be playing at the
Back Door Theater, 1619 49 Street
S. in Gulfport September 17 through
26. After performance commitments
in Florida, the show is scheduled to
move to Off-Broadway in Manhattan
at the end of the year for an extended
engagement.
Always a sellout, "Ain't Retirement
,,..ind' is a funny and delightful
look at our retirement years with
a cast of four singing 21 original
songs. Written by playwright/
composer, Gil Per1roth, and directed
. .
by Daniel Harris, this musical has
.
been receiving standing ovations
while playing to packed theaters and
. .
retirement communities for the past
18 months. Among the many songs
you will hear are: The Wedding
from Hell, Early Bird Special, Catch
of the Day, and We Spent it All on
Ourselves (where a couple apologizes
.
to their offspring for not leaving them
an inheritance).


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How to Package & Transport Chemicals
(1) Do NOT mix chemicals together.
(2) Keep products in original labeled containers if possible,
(3) Place containers into cardboard boxes. Use crumpled
newspaper in boxes to prevent breakage.
(4) Place leaky containers in CLEAR plastic bags and
transport in boxes with newspaper,
(5) Put boxes in the trunk or in back of vehicle away from
passengers.
(6) Place individual batteries in separate plastic bags,
or cover terminals with heavy tape to prevent short-
circuits.
For everybody's safety, participants must be
in a vehicle. The date and location may be
subject to change. For more information on
mobile collections or the permanent Household
Electronics and Chemical Collection
Center location, contact Pinellas Pinelid5
County Utilities at (727) 464-7500,
or visit www.pinellascounty.org/utilities. "UTIE


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Recreation Center

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010
9 a.m. 2 p.m.

5730 Shore Blvd.
(off 58th St. S.)


What to bring:

Chemicals: automotive fluids, batteries (household
& vehicle), cleaners, cooking oil, fertilizers, fluorescent
bulbs and other mercury containing devices, fuels
such as gasoline or kerosene, fungicides, herbicides,
.
insecticides, motor oil, paint (latex or oil), paint remover
. '
paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, solvents, smoke
detectors, wood preservatives.
Electronics: TVs, VCRs, CD or DVD players,
camcorders, cell phones or smart phones, computers
and/or peripherals, copiers, digital cameras, fax
machines, GPS units, marine depth finders, microwave
ovens, pagers, portable players such as MP3 or iPod,
printer or toner cartridges, stereo equipment, telephones,
video game players, etc.

What NOT to bring:

Appliances, biological or infectious waste, empty paint
cans, explosives, fire extinguishers, garbage, medicines,
propane tanks, radioactive waste.


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The Many Faces of Stroke
Brian Cool<, MD, Emergency Room Medical Director
SEPTEMBER 21 Light lunch: Noon Seminar:12:30pm

Laser Treatment For Nail Fungus and Foot Pain
leffKopelman, DPM, NIS, Board Certified in Foot Surgery and
Wound Management
SEPTEMBER 22 Dinner: 4:30pm Seminar; 5:00pm

Laser-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Replacement
V/adimir Alexandes MO, Alexander Orthopaedic Associates
SEPTEMBER 27 Dinner 4:30pm Seminar 5:00 pm

Location: Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Professional Bui ding,
1609 Pasadena Avenue South, Boca Ciega Room


September 28th
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United
States. Stop by our front lobby and pick up a free easy-to-use test kit I
between 9:00 am and 11:00 am and 1:00 am and 3:00 pm to detect
colon and rectal cancer in it's early stages.


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5701 16th Street South


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Single... $20,800 Couple $23,800
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Henderson remained the only
councilmember still supporting the
dog beach. Council decided not to
move forward.
"I'm still in favor of it. I've stated my
case; you all know where I stand, but
I accept it," Councilman Henderson
.
said.
* *
BlUOS Fest Trolley Route
The CityofGulfport Weekend Trolley
will be making the rounds to pick up
Blues Fest fans from various parking
areas located in Gulfport. The 3rd
annual Blues Fest is on Saturday,
September 25 from 4-10 p.m.


The extra parking will be at the
Gulfport Neighborhood Center
parking lot at 1617 49th St. S.,
Tomlinson Park Little League Field
along 55th St. S. (along the field side
of 55 St. S.), vacant grass lot west
of 5510 Gulfport Blvd. S. (corner
of Gulfport Blvd. and 56 St. S.),
Wachovia Bank (2001 49th St. S.)
and Caldwell Reality lots (51st St. S.
and 20th Ave. S.).
The Trolley loop will travel through
those areas every 15 minutes for fan
pickup and drop off convenience.
Look for the map in the Gabber next
week and see you at Blues Fest!
. .


Dog Park, from front page
while he favored a dog beach, he
didn't want to fence off part of the
beach for dogs.
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Im not in favor of doing anything
,
that s going to involve excluding
.
people from a section of the beach.
,
Im not going to do anything that
involves a fences, because right there
you're excluding someone," he said.
He suggested allowing dogs Monday
through Thursday by the Recreation
Center.
Other council members expressed
concerns that Gulfport Beach didn't
have the space for a dog beach.
"We have a tiny little beach, and at
most you could have two dogs at one
time without it becoming a problem,"
Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon said.
"It just takes up too much of our very
little beach. Our beach is just being
encroached upon in too many ways.
Vice-Mayor King said she, too, felt
the city did not have enough beach
space.
"I think dogs on the beach are
great; I just don't think they belong
on Gulfport Beach," she said. By the
end of the discussion, Councilman





Facebook, visit KayakNature.com, or
call 727-369-6940.
* *
Chili Cookoff Judges
and Entry Deadline
Judges have been announced for the
Second Annual Industrial Strength
Chili Cookoff coming up Saturday,
September 25, from 6:30 8:30 p.m.
The deadline for entries is Monday,
September 20. Featuring live music
by Silk Heat, the event at the Gulfport
Art Village Courtyard benefits the
Industrial Arts Center.
This year's panel of judges will
include Gulfport's Vice Mayor
Michele King, restaurant owner
Mark Poh1man of Java Nirvana and
Elizabeth Dougherty, host of the
Tampa Bay Flavors Radio Show that
airs weekly on WOUL 860 AM.
First, second and third place
winners will receive hand blown
glass chili pepper trophies created
at the Industrial Arts Center, plus a
variety of exclusive IAC merchandise
and glass blowing certificates. A
people's choice award has been added
this year.
Information and registration
is available online at www.
IndustrialArtsCenter.0rg or call 727-
289-9365.








1135 Pasadena Ave. So.
Suite 140
South Pasadena

Willsfl'rusts
Estate Planning
Probate
Medicaid Planning
Real Estate, Sales/Closing
Business Law
Elder Law
Disputes
Personal Injury
Nursing Home Issues
*Thehiringofanattorneyisanimporlantdecision
that should not be based solely upon advertising.
Before you decide, ask us to send you free written
information about our qualifications and experience


Tickets on sale at Eileen's Resale Boutique 5401 Gulf port Blvd., Gulf port


Club is a new kayaking and canoe
club for water enthusiasts of all ages.
Since this club's focus is service and
recreationratherthanprofitnominal
membership fees are cheerfully
refunded if a member completes a
club-sanctioned cleanup event every
six months. Members get discounts
on kayak rentals and trips; they
also meet others who love Florida's
waterways as much as they do.
For more information about
Thursdaynight's meeting, visitKayak
Nature Adventure Paddling Club on


Kayak Club
IVIeets Tonight
The Kayak Nature Adventure
Paddling Club will meet Thursday,
September 16 at 6:30 p.m. at
0 111.iddy's in Gulfport. All new
members are welcome. The club will
discuss details of Saturday's paddle
on the Weeki Wachee river and
discuss the logistics of a full moon
paddle in October. The club will also
plan a day outing in October.
Kayak Nature Adventure Paddling


Gulf port Community PlayePS


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Third Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate an old tradition at the
Gulfport's Third Saturday Art Walk
on Saturday, September 18 from 6-10
p.m. and absorb Gulfport's authentic
"Old Florida" atmosphere. Peruse
the work of over 50 artists and
rafters, as well as authors, antique
dealers and entertainers stretched
over a half-mile up and down scenic
Beach Boulevard. While browsing
the art and craft booths, don't miss
Gulfport's unique shops, boutiques
and galleries. Enjoy dinner at one
of over a dozen Ene restaurants
within the Art District, now one of
the foremost dining destinations in
the Bay Area. Live entertainers will
be appearing at venues throughout
the Village. Observe the talented
artists at work all along Beach and
Shore Boulevards. The Industrial
Art Center continues to offer "Blow
Your Own Glass Masterpiece" mini
classes by master glass blower Jackie
Ballard and the IAC team.
Gulfport Art Walk takes place on the
First Friday and Third Saturday of
every month, year-round. Parking is
always free and free trolley rides are
avanabl1 afun o s parMng a1riet

unique dining, shopping and cultural
experience unlike any other. Once
you discover Gulfport, Tampa Bay's
"best kept secret", you'll want to come
backfor more. .
For information on the Gulfport
Merchants Association and Gulfport
events, please visit www.gulfportma.
com. The Gulfport Art Walk and
event recorded information line is


866-ART-WALK.ArtistsandCrafters
interested in participating can find
more information and download an
application at www.SIKPromotions.
com.
* *

Reserve Space for

City-Wide Yard Sale
ST. PETE BEACH- The City
of St. Pete Beach is hosting it
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
$12.50fornon-residents.Registration
begins Monday, August 2 and spots
fill up fast! Call 363-9245 for more
information.


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Unitarian Universalist
United Fellowship
5721 Central Ave.
We are a lay led Fellowship guided by truth,
reason and tolerance.We invite you to
discover Unitarian Universalisrn with us.
Discussion 10:15 AM
Program 11:00 AM
www.uuunited.org
727-344-5407


Metaphysical Community Church
1950 2nil Ave. No., St. Petersburg, FL. 33713
(727) 822-8628 (727) 822-3157
Sunday Service, 11:00 am
MOndays, Course in Miracles, 7 pm
Thurs 9/16 Intuitive Development 7:00pm
9/18 Tarot/Psychic Readings 12-3pm
Sat 9/25 Why Candle Lighting? 1-2pm
Sun 9/26 50fflAWIVERSARYPHOGRAM10 am
Visit our Website for Events & Programs
www.templeofthelivinggod.org


Free Movie at St. Luke's
St. Luke's United Methodist
Church, 4444 Fifth Avenue N. in St.
.
Peter sburg, will offer a free showing
of the 2010 original Disney movie
"Camp Rock 2, The Final Jam" (PG)
.
On their large wide screen on Friday,
September 17. Cartoons begin at
6 p.m. and the movie starts at 6:30
.
p.m. Chairs available or bring your
own. Pizza and snacks available
.
for purchase. Call 321-1335 or visit
www.st-1ukesume.com



Pilgrim Congregational
United Church of Christ
You Are Always Welcome
Sunday Worship Service 10:30 am
Nursery Available

Adult Sunday
,P School
9:30 am
6315 Central Ave.* 727-347-1226
"Diversity our strength, God's love our bond"


8 am & 10 am
Children's Nursery Provided
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Dr. Mike Wetzel, Pastor
1271 Pinellas Bay way, Tierra Verde, FL.33715
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EVERY ONE WELCOME Our Savioar ustchheoran Church
152 107th Ave. (near Clock Tower) 10am Pastor Paul BurtzIaff
: Treasure Island, Florida : 301 58th St. South
* Tuesday St. Petersburg, FL. 33707
* *
* Food Addicts Anonymous 5:30pm *
: CALL (727) 367-1496 !
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Gabber September 16 September 22, 2070


Yom Kippur, the Day
of Atonement
.
Come and observe this most holy day
of the year with at Beth-E1 Shalom on
Friday, September 17 at 7 p.m. Beth-
El Shalom is located at the corner
of 17th St. and 29th Ave. N. in St.
Petersburg. All are welcome, there is
.
no charge. For more Information and
.
pre-registration call 345-7777 or visit
www.Jewishheritage.net.


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Worship with us Sunday
mornings at 10 am
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METROPOLITAN
COMMUNITY CHURCH
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Proceeds benefit Emergency Food Pantry
Food Pantry is Open
ist & 3rd Sundays
from: 10 am to 12:30 pm
St. Bartholomew's
Episcopal Church
3747 34th St. South St. Petersburg, FL 33711
(727) 887-7015


Schedule of Worship

8:0S0aAnday& 07060 AM
Wednesday 10:00 AM
(Healing)
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Who Let the Dogs In?
Gulfport Presbyterian Chuch
announces a worship service for
dog lovers and their dogs on four
consecutive Monday evenings from
7-8 p.m. beginning September 20. The
informal worship service will include
a scripture reading, short reflection'
prayers and joyful songs. Treats
for dogs and humans will be served
.
following the service. Donations
of dog food will be accepted for the
Gulfport Senior Center to help low
.
income residents struggling to keep
their pets. Please have your dog on
a leash. Gulfport Presbyterian is
located at 5313 27 Avenue S. Call
321-8086
...

Spaghetti Dinner at
Most Holy Name Church
Most Holy Name Church will host
a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday'
September 18 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets
will be on sale at the door. Cost is
$8 for adults and $4 for children (8
and under). The menu will include
spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic
bread, dessert and tea and coffee.
You are invited to BYOB with set
ups available for purchase. Come
join in the fun and good food at 5800
15 Avenue S. In Gulfport. Tickets are
limited so don't be late!


Contemporary Service
Sunday School for all ages
Traditional Service


Learn about the
Catholic Faith
ST. PETE BEACH- For individuals
. .
interested in learning more about
the Catholic faith, St. John Vianney
Catholic Church, 445 82 Avenue in
St. Pete Beach, will be offering the
Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA),
classes. Inquiry sessions for adults
are held on Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m.
Call Sister Ruth to arrange a private
appointment at 360-1147, ext. 205,
.
to learn more about the classes being
offered.

Sukkot, the Feast
of Booths
Come and observe this special time
enjoying the food, the music, and
the message of Sukkot at Beth-E1
Shalom on Friday, September 24 at
7 p.m. Beth-E1 Shalom Messianic
Congregation is located at the corner
of 17th St. and 29th Ave. N., St.
Petersburg. All are welcome, free
admission. For more Information
and pre-registration call 345-7777 or
visit www.Jewishheritage.net.


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By Cathy Salustri
City of Gulfport

9 : What did council woman Jennifer Salmon mean when she said a
higher tax rate wouldn't mean higher taxes for property owners? After all,
a higher rate means a bigger percentage of the money I pay, right?
A: When we asked Councilwoman Salmon, she gave us a short answer
and then elaborated. Here's her short answer:
When property values go down -as they have that means less tax money
for Gulfport. So, to keep the city's revenue steady, Councilwoman Salmon
says, the city should have a higher village rate. She says she wants to see
a new rate of 3.8399.
What does that mean? If your home was worth $100,000 last year but
$90,000 this year, you paid Gulfport $3,474.20 in taxes last year. With the
higher rate, you'd pay $3,455.91 this year. So, yes, a higher tax rate but
still lower taxes.
Of course, this means higher taxes for the people whose property values
went up last year, roughly 45% of the city. Councilwoman Salmon says that
35% of Gulfport properties would pay up to $53 more in taxes and seven
percent would pay between $54 and $200 more. The top three percent, 237
properties, would pay between $201 and $2531 more.
The majority 55% of property owners would see an average decrease
.
of $57 with her higher tax rate.
Ms. Salmon gave us a second, lengthier answer that we could not print
here because of space constraints. However, we have posted it on the
Gabber's Facebook page. To access her answer, visit www.theGabber.com
and click on our Facebook link.

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Looking for a new job? How about
a new career? Come on out to the
Tampa Bay Job & Career Fair on
Monday, September 20 from 10
a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Coliseum, 535
Fourth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Meet 30-40 local companies who
have immediate employment needs,
from entry level positions to skilled
trade, health care jobs and even top
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managerial positions. The Tampa
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Bay Job & Career Fair covers all
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areas of business and is open to
everyone. This is a special event
designed to help put you face to
face with companies that have open
positions which they are looking to
fill immediately.
This fall's event will also include a
Career Fair. Several of the area's top
schools, universities and vocational/
technical institutes will be on
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checking in with local
businesses.
Business owners are
grateful to see us; they
don't see enough of us. The
more youre proactive, the
more youre seen out in the
community, the less chance
criminals have," he says.
The officers also do welfare
checks: we checked on one
woman's home because
her ex-husband called the
department, concerned that
he couldn't reach her.
Officers also respond to the
,
dreaded "domestic call.
.
Domestics and traffic stops
are the two major killers, and
the most stressful part of
the job because you never
know what you're going to get
.
when you go to a domestic-
all you know is that there's
two people arguing, he says.
"That's why you don't talk to
anybodvi/titekitchen-there
are knives in the kitchen,
We get a little hyper on a
domestic call- not hyper, but
our senses are amped up.
Despite the stresses,
Horning loves being a police
officer.
111 goalistomakeGulfport
a safer place. I do enjoy
helping people whoneedhelp.
You can answer somebody's
questionandmaketheir day.
"I remember an autistic
child got their bicycle stolen.
I was able to stop the suspect,
arrest the suspect, and bring
it back to the kid. That made
his day, getting his bike
back."
He fought in the Gulf War
23 years ago. This July he
joined other officers in the
manhunt for suspected
copkiller Dontae Morris in
Tampa. He's worked at the
hail. Now, he watches over
Gulfport. His wife also works
in law enforcement. They
have two boys, ages five and
seven.
"They always ask me,
did I catch the bad guy?"
he says. He answers:
"Sometimes I do, sometimes
I don't."


A Day in the Life of
the Gulfoort Police
Department
By Cathy Salustri
AftertheGabbererroneously
printed a falsified letter
to the editor about the
.
Gulfport Police Department s
handling of a burglary, my
.
editor decided I should hang
out with the cops for a day
and see how they actually
.
handled the citizens. On
August 5, I met Officer Peter
Horning, who started my
. '
tour with an explanation
of the myriad of equipment
.
inside his patrol car.
Essentially, the front seat of
a police car is an office, car,
pursuitrehicle, andcommand
.
station. I squeeze myself
in around some sort of pole
holding the laptop in place:
but I'm not sure how Officer
Horning can fit himself with
alloftheequipmentstrapped
to his uniform.
As we leave city hall, Officer
Horning tells me that patrol
work "is all about situational
awareness." He points out
that since officers patrol
the same city every day,
they learn how things are
supposed to look, like what
homes usually have their
windows opera or who is
usually at a certain bus stop
at different times of the day.
"You can believe that the
criminals are aware of their
surroundings- they know
exactly what there going to
do and how they're going to
do it," he says.
"We've 1 ad a few major
collisions here," he explains
as we pull into the entrance
for the Pasadena Yacht and
Country Club on Gulfport
Boulevard and pulls out his
radar gun and explains to me
his philosophy on speeding.
Every officer has a different
idea about when to stop
a speeding car. If you're
cruising down Gulfport
Boulevard at five miles over
the limit, odds are Horning
-
won t stop you. He doesn t


stop cars unless they go over
the speed limit by more than
15 miles per hour.
M11en we pull over a green
Grand Prix for speeding, I
realize there's no such things
a "routine" traffic stop. I
can't see anything about the
two people in the car but I
find myself recalling a video
of officers getting shot at a
,,
routine traffic stop.
He approaches the car and
.
I see him push on the car's
trunk. When he returns to
the car he lets them go
.
with a warning he explains
to me that he did that for two
reasons: one, to make sure
.
the trunk wasn t open (and
.
didn't have someone inside
either trapped or waiting to
attack) and two, to leave a
.
handprint. That way, if he
gets shot or wounded and the
driver flees, his handprint
identifies the car as the one
hepulledover.
How macabre. Officers go to
work every day and perform
their job not only knowing
they could get killed, but
preparing for it. That means
everytimelvegottenpulled
over and trust me, that s
been a lot of times- the officer
didn't just wonder if I might
attack; he was prepared for
me to try and kill him before
he even got to my window.
So when we pull over a
Dodge Stratus whose driver
has an invalid license and
people start to pile out of the
car, he shouts at them, "Stay
in the car! Stay in the car!
I know they're thinking he's
the world's biggest jerk, but
what they don't know is that
Iminthepassengerseatwith
my heart pounding, ready to
courageously duck down and
use my phone to call 911 if
they start shooting.
This driver doesn t get away
with a warning. By law, he
must take an invalid driver s
license away from the driver;
.
he cannot allow her to drive
away.
"It's not because Inqant to:1t s
because I have to. He can t


give her back her license but
he's only giving her one
ticket (for an invalid license)
instead of three. He does
not ticket her for producing
neither her registration nor
proofofinsurance.
This business of routine
traffic stops is not for me,
.
clearly. I wonder if police
officers get that same
adrenaline after hundreds
.
of these routine stops. When
I ask him, he tells me to
stop calling them routine'
which kind of answers my
question.
"There's no such thing as
. .
'routine patrol routine to
me is doing the same thing
over and over. If we did the
same thing day in and day
outpeoplewouldunderstand
our patterns and our
routines," he says, explaining
again that he looks for red
flags while he s on patrol.
"Somethingsbringupred
flags and they're nothing;
some things bring up red
flags and they're something.
Some people try to run away.
"You ask people why'd you
run and they say, 'Well, I
was afraid.' Well, we're police
officers: you don t need to be
afraid- we're here to stop
people from getting hurt," he
says.
As he cruises up and down
Gulfport, he stops and
patrols Clam Bayou on foot.
It is not a cool day; by the
time we get to the top of the
hill Ive sweated through
my department-ordered
pantsuit. He doesn't appear
to feel the heat through his
Kevlar vest and umform.
Knowing the macabre
scenarios going through
an officer's mind when he
stops you, what, I ask him,
should drivers do when
a cop pulls them over?
"Engine off, keys on the
dashboard, hands right
here," He illustrates with
.
his hands on the top of the
steering wheel. "I like to
see everybody's hmids."
Horning's work isn t all


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Children's Fun Area. There will be
food and beverage vendors available
so please no coolers. Sponsors for
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The goal of the event is to showcase
100 works of art by Gulfport artists
in honor of the City's 100th birthday.
Any visual artist who lives in or has
livedin Gulfport, grew up in Gulfport,
works (or worked) in Gulfport,
studied in Gulfport, is a student in a
Gulfport school, has exhibited or sold
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work in Gulfport, has been a part
of the Gulfport arts scene, or is a
member of the Gulfport Arts Center
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is eligible for the exhibit. Works will
be judged by a professional artist.


Award winners will receive ribbons
and an invitation to exhibit work
in Gulfport's Catherine Hickman
Theatre lobby during 2011. In
addition, there will be Purchase
Awards provided by the City and
others.
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For more Information, guidelines,
andregistrationcontacttheGulfport
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Thanks also are extended to the
Gulfport Arts Gathering, the Gulfport
Chamber of Commerce, the Gulfport
Merchants Association and So. 49th
St. Business Association for actively
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Polish American Society
The Polish American Society, 1343
Beach Drive S.E., holds a dinner
dance every Sunday through May
22. Dinner is from 3-4:30 p.m. and
dancing is from 4-7 p.m. For dinner
reservations, can Beverly at 526-
6835. Visit their website at www.
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Artists Invited to Join
in Gulf port Centennial
Art Celebration
GULFPORT- The City of Gulfport
and the Gulfport Arts Center are
sponsoring a special Gulfport
.
Centennial Art Celebration on
Saturday, October 16 from 1-9 p.m.
and Sunday, October 17 from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at the historic Gulfport
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County First-Time
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Dreaming of a new home but
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The Housing Finance Authority of
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registration fee is $15 for residents
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This is one of five legislative policy
committees, which recommend legislative
priorities to the League's general
membership.
"Vice Mayor Parent exemplifies the vision
and leadership skills that make the work of city government so innovative and
resourceful," said FLC President Joy Cooper, Mayor, and City of Hallandale
Beach. "He is serving his community with distinction and we are honored to
have his talent, energy and dedication as part of this committee.
The finance and taxation committee addresses municipal roles in general
finance and tax issues, Home Rule revenues, infrastructure funding, local
options revenues, revenue sharing, tax and budget reform, and tax liability.
"I am honored that President Cooper selected me for this position," Parent
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legislative policy on our various municipal issues to benefit all of the cities and
citizens of Florida.
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August.
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Gulfport in celebration of Gulfport's
100th Birthday. It will be spread
out on the ground in Veterans Park
(corner of Shore Blvd. S. & 54th Ave.
S.). When a visitor stands in the
middle, their shadow will cast on a
given number which tells the time.
The "clock" will present a quote from
Florence Fussell, granddaughter of
our founder, James Barnett (and wife
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Rick Wilson, Gulfport: 11ly 50th
year reunion is in two years. My
school in Columbus, Ohio has had a
reunion every year. I went up there
to see family. But I went to our 20th
and believe me; some of us needed a
little help! I could have spent hours
talking to them. I saw my best friend's
wife who walked right up to me and
said hello. I didn't even recognize
her, and we all used to go to movies
together and hang out. I felt bad that
I didn't even know who she was. I've
been getting a lot of emails from the
organizersofour50threunion.When
the time comes, I'll be ready. My wife
and I will go. I even got out my old
yearbook to look people up."
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Karen Cole, St. Pete with
daughter Kara Cole: "I went to
the first one, the five year reunion.
I'm from outside Philadelphia and
so once I moved down here I haven't
been back to any other ones. But
when I went the people all looked
the same, I guess, because it wasn't
that far out since we graduated. I
went because I wanted to see my
friends, but most of my friends back
then were underclassmen. But I got
a chance to see some of my teachers
and that was really nice. I did see
my best friend when I went home.
She was in third grade when I was
in fifth and we're still best friends
today. I have another friend, Rose,
who I talk to once a month or so. But
most of my friends are really busy
and probably won't be able to get to
the next reunion. I go up north once a
year though, so I'll see the rest of my
fellow graduates and friends when I
go up to visit my parents."


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Emily Bell, St. Pete Beach: "Yes, I

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Quincy, Florida, near Tallahassee.
We only had 85 in our graduating
class; it wasn't a very large class. But
I guess we had about 85-100 people
with their spouses attend. We have
another one in five years; it will be
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Gulfport's Incorporation

to bne Roe nat9ed 30 of the

town's 38 registered voters met at
the Casino to cast their ballots on the
question of incorporation. After the
vote for approval by a margin of 23-7,
a mayor and council were elected, as
well as a town clerk and a marshal,
and the name "Gulfport" was
officially, though not unanimously,
accepted.
On October 12 of this year, 2010,
citizens will re-enact that vote in
celebration of Gulfport s centennial.
The event, which is free to the public,
will be held at 7 p.m. at the Casino
Ballroom, 5500 Shore Boulevard S.,
as part of an Open House, and all are
.
invited to attend.
Former Councilmember and
Vice-Mayor Bob Worthington is
organizing the re-enactment, and
anyone who wishes to play a role
should contact him at 727-916-8014.
Mr. Worthington, whose family
has been in Gulfport since the 19th
century, is a great-grandson of one of
the original councilmembers, Henry
Slaughter.


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items from your home, office, or
garage, and properly dispose of them
at the upcoming mobile collection
event: Gulfport Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Boulevard (off 58th St.
S.) on Saturday, September 25 from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drive up, and drop off your
hazardous electronics and chemicals!
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service free to county residents.
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fashioned backyard barbecue party.
Adding to the festivities was Woody
Bianchi with his lively accordion
music and some very nice door prizes.
Senior Center friend Norm Bungard
brought a sheet cake in honor of Social
Security's 75th birthday and said a
few words about the importance of
preserving Social Security. WellCare
of Florida, Inc., Brentwood Senior
Living Community, and Palazzo Di
Oro also helped sponsor the event.
Staff and participants can always
depend on Mayor Michael Yakes for
stopping in to say a few words and to
wish everyone a great time. Twenty
one volunteers helped make the
event run smoothly. It was another
good time at the Senior Center! Next
on our celebration list is the Senior


Center's 27th Birthday Party on
Monday, October 11. See you all
there!
* *

Tour Barbara
Gilbert Habitat
By Natalie Leggette
Join me for a tour of the park on
Saturday, September 25 at 10 a.m.
to learn about the new county-wide
fertilizer laws. Anyone who has a
group can contact me to tour the
park or I will come to your location to
give a talk on a wide variety of topics.
Please remember no dogs are allowed
in this park. The park is located
at 1600 Pasadena Avenue. Call
384-0701.


Vendor Sign Up for
Gulfport Restaurants
Gulfport restaurants who are
interestedin 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.
The Centennial "Taste of Gulfport"
will take place on Saturday, October
16 and set up willbe 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 fill out a Temporary
Permit Use Apphcation form from
the Gulfport 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
pleasecomeprepared.Theeventshall
provide 110v 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 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.
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Party on Friday, September 3 and
aff a 1 n eers we applauded

125 participants. Utopia Home Care,
Inc. purchased an 8 burner outdoor
gas grill for the occasion and pit
masters Bob Worthington and Lou
Worthington cooked up some great
dogs which gave the feel of an old
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on Saturday, September 25 at the
St. Pete Beach Community Center.
This is a great way to support
the little museum that showcases
our island history and maintains
the historic building in which the
collections are shown. Admission to
the museum is free thanks in large
part to the support of it's "Friends"
and events like these.
Admission is $5 and includes one
item for appraisal. New this year,
"You may bring up to five items".


Each item will require a $5 ticket.
Each furniture piece is $20.
The event will be held from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Pete Beach
Community Center at 7701 Boca
Ciega Drive. Mark your calendar
now, and keep looking for those
garage sale treasures! Contact
Spencer at 727-743-8866 for more
information.
* *

USCG Safe Boatin
ClaSSOS
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 78 has a 13-week continuous
cycle of Safe Boating Classes
every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Warren
Webster Community Center, 1500
Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach
(1 mile south of Don CeSar) Start
at your convenience. First class,
come at 7 p.m. to register. Begin
any Tuesday and finish 13 weeks
later or take up to 2 years to finish.
September program includes:
"W..I.-.-11..y Watch/Trailering Your
Boat", Sept. 21; and "Handling Your
Boat" Sept. 28.
Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and includes
a new 400-page manual. Call Jim at
360-4846, or Warren at 321-7801, or
Phil at 865-2226.

NARFE to Meet
All Federal retirees and active
Federal employees are encouraged
to attend an upcoming meeting of
NARFE Chapter 1140 that includes
the Gulf Beaches and Southern
Pinellas County. The September
meeting is being held on Wednesday
September 22, at 11:30 at the
.
Fountains of Boca Ciega Bay, in
the Key West Dining Room, 1255 S.
Pasadena Ave. in St. Petersburg.
As always the cost for lunch is $5
and spouse and guest are welcomed.
There will be a discussion of up-to-
date issues particularly relevant for
active and retired Federal employees.
Also in preparation for the November
2 elections, the program will be
presented by the League of Women
Voters of Florida who will help clarify
the complex ballot Amendments
which will have a major impact on
everything from class size to property
taxes. Reservations will need to be
ma e in advance by calling 727-446-


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 go1th ghhthe prl

ally helps to put people


more at ease and under-
stand that I have been
there and done that IVIY-
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.
Sme, the initial con-
sultation is free, you re-
ally don't have any-thing
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
written professional pa-


age mm
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-

TTe firm also handles
Short Sale negotia-
tions, defense against
foreclosures, wills &
trusts, civil litigation
and loan modifica-
tion.
Outside of the court-
room, Sanders lives in
an unusual home in
Gulfport that was one
of the featured proper-
ties in a recent Pink Fla-
mingo Tour of Homes. It
has a tree growing right
up through the floor and
up through the ceiling of
his kitchen. He has five
dogs and a cat.


Keith Sanders, Esq.
Sanders Law, P.A.
6702 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-209-0744
keithsandersiaw@gmail.com


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Antique Appraisal Fair
Back by popular demand, Gulf
Beaches Historical Museum will be
hosting its annual Appraisal Fair.
Do you have a family heirloom,
yard sale treasure or fabulous fake?
Where did it come from? How old
is it? How much is it worth? Find
out by bringing your items in to
be appraised by an expert from
Granny's Auction House.
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(25+1bs) dogs, loves playing on his own with tovs or
with others. He also loves to go for car rides, which he
knows usually means he's headed to a meet and greet
with lots of pets and attention in store. Scooby is just
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for $5 at the birthday bash, so be
sure to get your calendar or call the
Gulfport Historical Museum at 727-
327-0505 to secure your order.
So call your old friends and meet
some new ones at the CitvofGulfport's
100th Centennial Birtiday Bash at
the Historical Museum at 5301 28th
Avenue S. On Saturday, October 9th
from 4-9 p.m. Come and have a piece
of cake to celebrate Gulfport's 100
years of incorporation. Earlier that

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on the corner of Shore Blvd. S. and
54th St. S.


And don't forget the following
Saturday is the City of "Gulfport
Centennial Celebration" along Beach
Blvd. S. On Saturday, October 16
from 11 a.m. 9 p.m. Look for details
and schedule in the Gabber! For any
questions on these centennial events,
please call 727-893-1118.
* *

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S assets ar on Thmsdays star g
to 8:45 p.m. and the cost is $13 per
class or 4 for $45. Call 727-501-3559.


Horticulture Seminar
The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
announces a Horticulture
Extravaganza sponsored by
the District VIII of the Florida
Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. will
be held at the Tampa Garden Club,
2629 Bayshore Blvd, in Tampa on
Thursday, September 30 from 10
a.m. p.m.
The planned seminar speakers are
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on Bromeliads, Sweetwater Farms on
Organic CommunityGardensandBill
Warren on Amaryllis. Vendors will be
available during the seminars. Cost
is $10 per person, lunch included.
Advance reservations are required
-make check payable to District VIII

Iclmail to Jean Skede 2 82 Davis
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For additional information please
contact Jill Anderson, Chairman,
at 727-798-1970 or jillandersn@aol.
com.


Gulfport's Centennial
Birthday Bash
You are all invited to join in the
City of Gulfport's 100th Centennial
Birthday Bash on Saturday, October
9 from 4 -9 p.m. And what better way
to celebrate than to have a good old
fashion Gulfport Birthday party at
the Historical Museum? Children
can sign up for Chalk Art Contest
and enjoy other free activities.
You can check out crafters and flea
marketers along 28th Ave. S., take
a guided trolley tour of Old Gulfport
and try your hand at the popular
Mullet toss. Grilled hot dogs and a
yummy traditional fish fry dinner are
available for purchase. Music begins
at 5 p.m. and will be provided by Liz
Pennock & Doc Blue and the cast of
the play "Gulfport the Musical" will
also perform various numbers from
the play.
During this event, take an inside
tour of the Gulfport Historical
museum and pick up your brand
new Historical Society Gulfport
Centennial Calendar. It has all the
important Gulfport numbers and
event dates for 2011. It is a bonus
15 month calendar with the dates
of October 2010 December 2011.
Calendars will be ready for purchase


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VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Life offers
you one time challenge after another
this week. You can and will complete
your task, and what's more, you will
do this in record time -- because you
have to. You will be remarkably
efficient. Thank goodness you were
not given any more hours to spend on
these tasks -- they would have been
wasted!
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You're
not content to react your way through
life. You want to be in charge of your
own progress, and that means taking
hold of your emotions. When you get
riled up, you will retreat and decide
whether it's the most effective mode
for the circumstances. If not, you'll
make a conscious effort to change
your internal settings.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The
need to be understood is prevalent.
You want your loved ones to know
how difficult your life really is.
Then again, what you really want
is a little attention and affection,
which you should be able to attract
without sharing negative stories.
Besides, talking about the bad things
only makes them worse.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). If you give someone a million-
dollar diamond thinking it is merely
a shiny rock from the dollar store,
the gift, though generous, is not
really a reflection of your generosity.
Similarly, you cannot fully love
unless your heart has been broken.
Only then can you know the risk
involved and the value at stake.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You
have plenty of work to do this week,
but it's not the only thing you should
spend your time on. You are a human,
with human needs -- needs that you
tend to neglect when big projects come
along. So don't forget to eat, drink
and be merry. (Yes, that last one is
actually one of your requirements for
survival.) AQUARIUS (Jan.
20-Feb. 18). You have much to give,


and everyone around you knows
this. Beware: Selfish people will be
deceptively attractive. The challenge
of capturing their attention is
exciting. However, even if you do win
this attention, you have really not
gained much. For now, it is best to
steer clear of beautiful and troubled
souls.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You
make people feel important by giving
them what they want -- namely, your
focused attention. And you don't
require that this gift be immediately
returned. It's amazing to you how
few people are able to give the gift of
attention without demanding it back
within a few minutes -- a testament
to your generous spirit.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Some
degree of self-sacrifice is necessary.
Otherwise, nothing will be important
and you won't recognize life's gifts.
But an entire lifetime of self-sacrifice
is too much. Lately, you've chosen to
suffer needlessly. So this week, make
it a point to do what feels good to you.
That will pave the way for more good
to come.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You
like to make others happy. That's why
it's far too easy for you to abandon
your own needs and wishes in favor
of fulfilling another person's request,
suggestion or invitation. Make a date
with yourself and formalize it so that
you will know to keep the commitment
sacred when other offers come along.
GEMINI alley 21-June 21). You've
set yourself up for a difficult road --
not out of ignorance or stupidity, but
out of a deep sense of responsibility.
It just so happens that the things that
are worth doing aren't easy. This is
not always the case, but some weeks
are like this. Since you know that
you'll make a difference, the effort is
worthwhile.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Those
who suffer from a disorder called
Kliene-Levin syndrome, otherwise


known as Sleeping Beauty disease,
fall asleep for weeks at a time. In
contrast, you will feel so awake and
aware this week that some of your
history will seem like a distant
dream. You have reached a new level
consciousness.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Scientists
are proving that genetic inheritance
is not strictly the luck of the draw.
Epigenetic studies suggest that some
major events of our lives affect the
structure of our DNA and can be
passed to future generations. You'll
make stellar choices this week and
exercise whatever control you have
over your own biology.
This Week's Birthdays: You
clue into the things that will bring
you lasting happiness -- which, it
turns out, are not "things" at all. It's
relationships that fulfill you the most.
Develop your bond with family and
friends. Also, a special relationship
takes shape and turns your weeks
into adventures. In October, a work
challenge forces you to engage your
talents and creativity. November
brings lucky travel. You'll stretch
your budget in December and then
catch up again in March. Invest in
yourself in January.
* *


IVIUSic at Gulf port
Beach Pavilion
Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open
Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
"Copa Jane
Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
Open
Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open
Friday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Good Ol' Boys Bill Howeth &
Wayne Howeth, Jr.
Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open
Sunday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Italian American accordion by
Woody for fun & dancing
Donations accepted
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Fourth Annual
Landscape Tour
Lots of people would love to
incorporate more native plants in
their gardens for many good reasons,
including to benefit the environment,
invite birds and butterflies, reduce
maintenance tasks etc. But they're
not sure how to start and wonder:
Which plants are native and which
aren't? Which species are right for
my yard? How do Icreate landscape
design? One of the best ways to learn
is by example, and the Pinellas
Chapter of the Florida Native Plant
Society is providing an opportunity
for the public to see some successful
native landscapes with their fourth
.
annual Native Landscape Tour on
Saturday, September 25, 8 a.m. to 1
p.m. and Sunday, September 26, 11
a.m. to 4 p.m.
The tour happens over two days,
with south county homes open on
Saturday, north county homes on
Sunday. The south county tour
includes seven residential yards in
St. Petersburg. The north county tour
has six residential yards in Dunedin,
Belleair, Largo and Seminole.
Tickets for each tour are available
.
for a suggested donation of $5
($8 day of event). Registration is
.
available from now until the event
at three sites: Wilcox Nursery, 12501
Indian Rocks Road, Largo,727-595-
2073, www.wilcoxnursery.com;
Twigs & Leaves Nursery, 1013 Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Street S.,
St. Petersburg,727-822-5400, www.
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Whole New Way
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 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
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RECREATION WEBSITE-www.
mygulfport.us and follow the links:
City Departments, Leisure services,
Rec. Center.
ACTIVITIES
Open Gym- Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res.
Open Gameroom- Mon.-Fri., 10
a.m.-2 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20
non-res.
PROGRAMS
Teen Night Teens, age's middle
school to 17. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9
p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res.
SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE
PROGRAM Ongoing registration
continues for the 2010-2011 School
Year Child Care Program for children
in Kindergarten thru age 14. Non-
refundable annual registration fee is
$15 for residents and $100 for non-
residents. Program hours are until
5:30 p.m. with extended hours avail-
able until 6 p.m. for an extra charge.
Transportation provided from Pasade-
na Fundamental, Bear Creek Elemen-
tary and Gulfport Montessori.


TOT TIME PROGRAM Ongoing
registration continues for the 2010-
2011 Tot Time Program for ages 3-5.
Non-refundable annual registration
fee is $15 for residents and $100 for
non-residents. The Tot Time Program
is a pre-school, hands-on program that
aims to make learning fun for children
and helps prepare them for Kindergar-
ten. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-
12:00p.m. Two, three and five-day
monthly options are available. Call
893-1068 for more information.
NEW CLASSES- Interested in
teaching 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.
* Tai Chi -Thurs., 9 a.m. Call
Marge at 345-6708.
* Tennis Tues., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and
6 p.m. Call Jack at 430-0690.
* Watercolor with Patsi -Beginners/
Intermediate-Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Patsi at 501-3559.
* Yoga in the A. M. Wed.,
9 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258.
* Yoga Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Tamara at 512-2763.
* Zumba Returns in the Fall. Call
Daniela at 561-302-6174.

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


or fax 893-1072
memories for yourself and your fam-
ily. Some supplies available, but you
furnish your own 12x12 scrapbook al-
bum. FMI, contact Kay Boatwright
893-1074. Saturday, October 9, 1:00
pm.
SPECIAL EVENT: An Autumn Fes-
tival of Reading @ Gulfport Library!
Join storyteller Margaret Saldana for
finger plays, songs and, of course, sto-
ries. Children of all ages are welcome,
but program is most suitable for ages
3-8 and their families. Saturday, Oc-
tober 16, 11:00 am.

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


Gulfport Creative Short Story
Writers: Every Wednesday, 10:00
am.
One-on-One Computer Instruc-
tion: By appointment only--contact


not a formal class, just an opportunity
to meet and share experiences and
information with others interested in
delving into their family history.
COMING IN OCTOBER! A new ex-
hibition of art works by Kurt Wright
and Chuck Majewski. Through Octo-
ber 28. Opening Reception: Friday,
October 1, 5:00-7:00 pm.
Bereavement Support Group:
Tuesday, October 5 & 12, 10:30 am.
For family or friends who have re-
cently lost a loved one. Facilitated by
Suncoast Hospice. FMI, contact Dot
Kernyak at 542-6788.
NEW! Twelve Step Open Discus-
sion Meeting: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00
pm, starting October 5. FMI: Call 727-
916-0916.
Scraphookers Club for Teens &
Adults: Bring your pictures, books
and questions, and prepare to have a
great time! Make beautiful pages of


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meet income criteria. Call for more info.
Free Phones for Hearine Impaired: Amplified
telephone will be distributed free of charge for
qualified Florida residents on Tues. Sept. 21 front
9:30ant to 11:30ant. Courtesy of Deaf & Hearing
Connection,
Coffee. Cookies and Info on Hearing Loss:
The Deaf & Hearing Connection (non-profit
agency) will share some exciting information on
hearing aids and devices that help people with
hearing loss in their homes such as door bells.
smoke alarms, alarm clocks, etc. on Tues. Sept.
21 at 9:30ant. Light Refreshments included,
Senior Expo: The Senior Expo scheduled for Oct.
27 has been temporarily postponed. Watch the
Gabber for further details.
SPECIAL SERVICES:
Grandparents Raisine Grandchildren meets
on the last Tuesday of every month at 10ant.
Newcomers welcome.
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 Drivine Classes: are held on the first two
Tuesday of every month from 1-4pn1. Call 368-
3199 to register and fee info.
SUPPORT GROUPS:
Support for Caregivers: Wed, at 2pni
Support for Diabetics, Mon, at 10ana
Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren,
Sept. 28 at 10ana
Support for Hearing Impaired, Mon. Sept. 13 &
20 at 2pni
Support for Visually Impaired, Mon. Sept. 13 &
27 at 2pni
JUST FOR FUN
Art Practice: Mon, at 4pnt: Wed, at 1pni, Thurs
at 9ant. No instructors but come and work on your
own project while enjoying the company of other
artists.
Duplicate Bridge Class: every Mon, at 6:30pni
Language Classes:
Spanish Classes resumes on Mon. Oct. 4 with
Beginners at 3pnt: Intermediate at 4pni and
Conversational Spanish at 5pn1.
Italian Classes meet on Thursdays evenings
with Beginners at 6pnt: Basic Conversation and
Advanced Workshop at 7pm.
Live Chat Room every Friday at 2pm. Share
stories and meet new friends.
Einge:Fridays at 1pn1.
Wii Bowling every Thurs, at 1pni and every
first and third Tues, at 6:30pm. More bowlers are
needed for the evening sessions so come and 30m
the fun!
Join our E-mail List: Send us your e-mail
address at cleant nt.1sulfl...rt.us or sfranks
mygulfport.us and we will send you our monthly
activity calendar and notices on special events.


Neighborhood Center
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Overeaters Anonymous: Sun.




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55 7th e. So.
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WORLD FUSION
BELLY DANCE SHOW
Bellydance & Beyond
Theater Showcase
featuring
Anasma & Linda Faoro of
FranCO

Sat., Sept. 18, 8pm
$15 Advance, $20 at door
WWW.AnasmaLinda.webs.com
or 561-302-6174


GULFPORT
CASINO
BALLROOM

ssoo Shore Blvd. So.
893-1070

MARIO DELEON'S BAND
Ballroom & Social Dancing
Sun., Sept. 19, 6-10pm $7
WEEKLY DANCES

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

Every Wednesday
SwingDance6-11pm$7
6-8 Lessons, 8-11pm Swing Dance

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


ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile Collection: Do you need to dispose
of unused chemicals such as cleaners, cooking
oil, paint, motor oil, etc. and electronics such as
TV s, VCR s, cell phones, computers, copiers,
digital cameras, fax machines, microwaves,
telephones, fluorescent bulbs etc? Bring these
items to the Rec Center at 5730 Shore Blvd.
on Sat. Sept. 25 front 9ant to 2pni for free
disposal. For more info call 464-7500 or visit
www.pinellascounty.org/utilties,
Flu. Pneumonia. Tetanus/Diphtheria
Shots: Flu, Pneumonia and Tetanus/
Diphtheria Shots will be distributed at
the Senior Center on Wed. Oct. 6, 2-5pm.
Medicare: No out of pocket cost but bring
Medicare Card. Non-Medicare or HMO
...... Pneumonia: $55.00: Tetanus/
Diphtheria: $45.00 Cash or check. Receipts
provided to submit to your individual
insurance company for refund.
Great City. Great Art: Gulfport Art
Expo. The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior
Center Foundation, Inc. will host an Art
Show on Friday, Oct. 15, 6-8pni in the
Catherine A. Hickman Theater and Senior
Center. Donations gratefully accepted. Event
includes entertainment, light refreshments,
opportunity drawings, and silent auction.
Call Helen Mullins at (727) 345-5358 for info
on exhibit fees. Call the Senior Center (727)
893-2237 for info on sponsorships.
Stroke Support Group: Have you or a
loved one had a stroke? Would you like a little
support? If so, please call the Senior Center
and let us know that you are interested. We
are working on starting a stroke support
group.
Tai Chi: Tai Chi Classes are now offered at
the Rec Center (5730 Shore Blvd. S.) every
Thurs, at 9ant. Must be a registered Senior
Center nienaber to participate,
SPECIAL EVENTS:
Spanish Classes Resume: It all starts
on Mon. Oct. 4 with Spanish instructor Joe
Ordinez. Beginners at 3pnt: Intermediate at
4pnt: Conversation at 5pn1. Call Joe at (727)
644-4276 for more info.
Coming Soon! Senior Center Birthday
M Mark your calendar now for Mon.
Oct. 11 at 1pni when we will celebrate the
Senior Center s 27th birthday! The event
will include a Fashion Show, Better Boutique
Shop, Entertainment n ..In.... Annie) and
Birthday Cake. Free but please consider
bringing a canned food item for our Food
Pantry. Watch the Gabber for more details,
Free Legal Assistance: Conin1unity Law
Progranx is available at the Senior Center on
Fri. Sept. 17 at 9:30ana to help you with wills,
living wills, health care surrogate, powers
of attorney, etc. Must be 60 yrs. or over and


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years of service, Enjoyed fishing,
golf, tennis and his family. Richard
is survived by his loving wife, Mar-
ian of 45 years; son, Richard and
wife, Brenda; daughters, Patricia
and husband, John Kaffka, Cath-
erine and husband, Mark Grainger;
grandchildren, Kevin, Brian, CJ,
Raegan, Wesley and Luke; sisters,
Margaret LaVay and Nancy Mas-
trian. Private services will be held
at Bay Pines National Cemetery
with military honors at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be
made to Gulfcoast Oncology Founda-
tion, 1201 5th Ave. N., Suite 505, St.
Petersburg, FL 33705. Beach Memo-
rial Chapel, St. Pete Beach, 727-360-
5577
. .

JOLY, DAVID E., of Gulfport, born
May 5th, 1950, passed away Sept.
2nd at the age of 60 due to pan-
creatic cancer. He worked at Lab
Corp. for more than 20 years as a
microbiologist. He was an outdoor
enthusiast who enjoyed gardening,
kayaking, hiking, photography and
traveling. He was surrounded by his
friends and family at his passing. He
is survived by Hank Rowekamp, his
companion of over 40 years, Lea Be-
attie, Joseph Seminerio, Mary-Ann
Kindlon, Michael Kurnat, Carol Vi-
enna. Also his Albany,, NY fan club,
his family, Roselle, Mimi and Diane
.
and his beloved cat Mr. Bear. There
will be a celebration of life at a later
date.
. .

KOSKE, GEORGE O., 87, of
Gulfport, died Sept. 1, 2010 in Dela-
van, WI. A WWII Army veteran. Ser-
vices held Sept. 9th at Haase-Der-
rick-Lockwood Funeral Home, Lake
Geneva, WI. hd1funeralhomes.com.


Christian Vocal

COmpetition
Modern Worship Arts and the Angel
Outreach Committee of Pasadena
Community Church are hosting
"Jesus is My Idol", a Christian vocal
competition on Saturday, September
25. This friendly and fun competition
will award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
prizes based on the audience's vote
that evening. The event will provide
an evening of quality Christian
entertainment and raise funds for
ministries of Pasadena Community
Church. Admission is $5 or five
canned/packaged goods. The concert
will be held in the church sanctuary
located at 277 61 Street S. in
St. Petersburg. Call 381-2499 for
. .
Information.

Korean War
Veterans Association
If you served in Korea during the
Korean War and up to the present,
you are eligible for membership
in the KWVA. They meet on the
third Thursday of each month at
11 a.m. at VFW Post 4364, 5773
62 Street N. in St. Petersburg.
KWVA Chapter 14 is dedicated to
preservingthehistoricalcontributions
of our military who have served and
sacrificed in the Korean theater from
1950 to the present.
They participate in numerous
charitable contributions to the
memory of our veterans such as the
creation of the beautiful and inspiring
.
granite Korean War memorial at
Freedom Lake Park in Pinellas Park.
They also participate in parades;
as color guards for special events; as
honor guards for military funerals;
rendering support to members in
need; and participation in other
patriotic and charitable endeavors
along with various youth oriented
events.
Of course there is always time for a
number of enjoyable events such as
picnics, dinners, get together, etc.
Their meetings reflect a relaxed
yet formal format which concludes
with sharing coffee, sandwiches and
pastries while engaged in pleasant
conversation and socialization with
members and guests.
Call Clarence Dadswell, member
and past President, at 727-522-6496.


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Local Obituaries
CLINE, GLENN O., 56, of Gulfport,
died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Hos-
pice House Woodside. He is survived
by a loving family. ALifeTribute-
Gulfport.
"

DAUGHTREY, MATTE M., 87
of South Pasadena, went home t
Heaven Sept. 4. She was preceded
in death by her husband of 64 years
George R. At the time of her death' '
she was under the loving care of The
Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, her
family and friends, Leticia, The-
resa, and Vicki. She is survived by
her daughters, Shirley (George)
Donovan and Joy (Robert) Teasley;
.
granddaughters Drs. Robin (Dave)
Councilman, Dr. Cathy Donovan
and ('hn-ly (Dennis) Pemberton,
Esqs.; dear friends, Sheree and Eric
Cunningham; great-grandkids Dana
and Aaron Councilman, Jov and
Shan Donovan, Kelsey and Amelia
Pemberton. A celebration of her life
will be held Saturday, Sept. 11 at
11a.m. at Mohn Funeral Home, 9700
Seminole Blvd. in Seminole. In lieu
of flowers donations may be made to
The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast,
3050 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL
33712. www.mohnfuneralhome.com,
Mohn Funeral Home Seminole,
FL.
"

DORADO, SMSGT ROBERT N.,
USAF Ret., 88, of Gulfport, died
Sept. 1, 2010. Survivors include wife,
Melba. Interment at Ft. Custer Na-
tional Cemetery, Michigan. Veterans
Funeral Care 524-9202.
"

JAMES, RICHARD C. "DICK"
70, of St. Pete Beach, passed awa
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Who is Flat Stanley? ye a oveno
For those unfamiliar with Flat Stanley,
he is a fictitious character used in many ff
elementary schools as a teaching tool. He
is flat on purpose so students can pack
them in their suitcases when traveling. The
whole idea is bring a little fun into essay
projects that teachers often require. Flat
Stanley becomes the traveling companion
and the student writes about their traveling
experiences. The Senior Center has a more 1. Est )'
mature" Flat Stanley whose purpose is to '
promote GEMS Mini-bus Service and the Gulfport Senior Center.
Flat Stanley En'ovina GEMS!
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Wow! Flat Stanley was impressed with the Senior Center Patio Party on Fri.
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Sept. 3rd and made many new friends. He even met up with an old friend Mayor
Yakes which prompted the Mayor to share a funny story when he and his wife
.
took Flat Stanley on a trip to Europe and somehow lost him1n Italy. Months later
Flat Stanley was discovered in a book and shipped back to Gulfport. Evidently,
Flat Stanley is very forgiving and liked the Mayor so much that he retired and
settled down in Gulfport. Flat Stanley sti111ikes being active and was delighted
to find so many programs and activities at the Senior Center. It didn't take long
at all for him to sign up for the Fitness Center. Just what he needed to stay fit
and healthy! Flat Stanley especially likes that all trips to the Senior Center are
free! If you see Flat Stanley out and about, be sure to say hello. Right now he's
planning a trip to a local restaurant and wants new friends to join him. Watch
the Gabber for more details.




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This is a photo of David Joly in Big Elk, Idaho at the site of North America's
tallest tree. He was visiting there with his best friend Hank Rowekamp.
I'm sending you this for David and Hank as after they came home from
this trip, hospice was called in for David. This was the last thing he wanted
to do, and he did it.
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announce the appointment of
Richard Timothy the current
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Property Manager, to the position
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of Managing Director
The Managing Director
is responsible for leasing'
comparative revenue analysis,
staffing and training, maintenance
management and community
relations. In this position Mr.
Timothy will participate in the
business revenues as an income
partner.
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marina in California. Many of the
skills he mastered in the marina
business transferred very well into
the self-storage business.
The Storage House is a full-service
self-storage facility featuring both
air-conditioned and standard
storage, both with 24-hours access
every day of the year. The Storage
House is proud of its ongoing
involvement in the community
functions, both independently and
in conjunction with the Chamber
of Commerce. Dick will continue
the tradition of supporting the
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Remembenn 9/11
By Leigh Clifton
.. The Pinellas County
Sheriff Department and
South Pasadena Fire
Department and First
Responders were among
the group that gathered at
the City of South Pasadena
s memorial ceremony for
9-111astSaturdaymorning
-- 5" in Galatea Park. Over 50
people joined the somber
ceremony, which started
shortly after 8:00 a.m.
After the Pinellas County
.
Sheriffs Honor Guard and
Color Guard opened the
ceremony, South Pasadena
Mayor Kathleen Roberts
.
welcomed the guests, with
Vice Mayor Larry Crowley
giving an invocation.
The Pinellas County Sheriff Honor Guard and Color Guard Several distinguished
stand at attention at the 911 Ceremony at Galatea Park in guests, including retired
South Pasadena last Saturday morning. St. Petersburg Fire Chief
Jay Knight spoke of the
bravery of those first responders, pausing to let the audience think of what the
New York firefighters, policemen and Port Authority workers had gone through
and their tremendous loss. At 8:36 a.m. the crowd held a moment of silence, to
commemorate the exact time the first plane hit the World Trade Center Tower.
As the silence ended, a US Coast Guard helicopter did a flyover of the park.
South Pasadena firefighter Paul Whitehead experienced the reality of 911
firsthand. He and his wife had been living outside the city, and he commuted
to work every day, passing right by the World Trade Center Towers every
morning.
"I had just driven by there an hour before the plane hit the first tower," he
said. "I worked in an office then, and my wife called me in a panic; she had heard
it on the TV and she was terrified. She was also pregnant with our first child. I
told her I was ok, but that night a twenty minute drive took me three hours to
get home. The commute turned into three hours, both ways. It was horrible. We
moved the next month to Florida, where I had some family. My son was born
ten weeks early; I'm sure it was due to all the stress from the attack."
The ceremony in South Pasadena ended with the singing of each of the
Armed Forces' hymns and America the Beautiful.


Book Discussion at
Woman's Club
The OFWC 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
PeelPie 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
.indil..u-1..1171.imp..l..iy.rr.com.


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


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registrationoperationsvendorbooth
coordination, walk route coordination,
costume contest, animal handlers,
walker recruitment and much more.
Individuals, clubs or corporations
interested in volunteering can sign
up at www.3KPetWalk.0rg or for
more information contact janet@
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Citizens Forum on
Amendment 4
SuncoastLeagueofCitieswillsponsor
a citizens forum on Amendment 4 on
Thursday, September 30 from 6:30-
8:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Casino,
5500 Shore Boulevard S. in Gulfport.
Amendment 4 is "a proposed
.
constitutional amendment that
would require a voter referendum
whenever any city or county wants
to amend its comprehensive plan,
no matter whether the change is
significant or whether it has created
controversy.
Don t miss your opportunity to hear
from representatives both "for" and
against" Amendment 4, as well as
ask your questions.

Volunteers Needed
for SPCA Pet Walk
SPCA Tampa Bay is recruiting
for more than 250 volunteers for
its largest annual fundraiser,
the 3K Pet Walk on October 16
in Straub Park, downtown St.
Petersburg. They need volunteers for


Divorce Care Group
Divorce Care Group is a weekly
meeting for those separated or
divorced to help you move toward
rebuilding your life. A new 13
week class will begin on Thursday,
September 30 at 7p.m. at Tradewinds
Church located at 6740 Park Street S.
in South Pasadena. Call 344-1501.







Clothes to Kids Needs
Boys Pants and Jeans
Clothes To Kids (CTK) has a critical
need for boys shorts/pants and young
men's jeans at the St. Petersburg
and Clearwater stores. CTKprovides
school wardrobes for 300-350 low-
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be dropped off between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. Monday-Friday at Clothes To
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Clearwater at: 1059 N. Hercules Ave.
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RTWays needed to purchase clothing
"I in short supply and new underwear.
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zoarmat on.
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Organization provides free
clothing to low-income, school-age
children in Pinellas County. Call
441-5050 or visit their website at
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or renewing your Florida Animal
Friend license plate. Proceeds from
the plates provide public education
programs on the benefits of spaying/
neutering pets. Information about
this program can be found on the
site: www.floridaanimalfriend.0rg.


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liar after accusing him of making
promises Musri said he didn't make.
American leaders and most American
citizens, too, have been moderate:
some supporting the mosque, others
opposing it, but defending the right
to do it. There has been no "violence
talk across America although some
harsh criticism. Jones' reaction to
the mosque is about as violent as has
been reported.
The corresponding Muslim world
reaction is not even in the same
league and is, to put it mildly, over-
the-top. Worse, I doubt that the
situation is retrievable. Some people
just need another excuse to act out.
The mosque project really didn't do
much for reconciliation, did it?
Of course, part of the problem is
that the anti-democratic, autocratic,
theocratic and intolerant Muslim
societies don't understand (or care)
that each individual in the U.S. has
a constitutional right to free speech,
press, religion and assembly. It
could be one person, 50 people, or
fifty million people speaking up or
acting out and the U.S. government
cannot stop it. We, individually or
collectively, can even burn our own
flag. And, those acts or speeches and
writings, may or may not represent
all the people or the government. It's
a hard concept to understand and
accept.
In the meantime, most Muslim
countries are totally intolerant of
other religions, have harsh penalties
for promoting other religions,
forbidding as in Saudi Arabia, any
other churches mush less Bibles and
symbols. There are varying degrees
of tolerance, of course, but at the
most tolerant level, no denigrating of
Islam and its prophet, Mohammed,
is permitted. Islam has, on the other
hand, no problem flourishing in
America, and, indeed, in much of the
western democratic nations. Kind of
a contrast, maybe?
Meanwhile, Jones shouldn't do
what he might. It's simply stupid
and meaningless to Americans and
inflaming to others. But, the fire has
started and it might be hard to put
out on either side.

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other investors. Indonesian Muslim
leaders say burning the Koran is
a declaration of war because as
Afghanistan leader Hamid Karzai
said, "the Koran is imbedded in the
heart of every Muslim." Yeah, well,
so is the American flag imbedded in
American hearts, and it's burned by
Muslims whenever they feel like it.
Of course, this is "in your face",
including my statement, and none
of it solves anything. Of course,
everyone has a constitutional right -
in this country, but not those others
- to express themselves on just about
anything whether it's to burn the
Koran or the American flag. Jones
and his tiny band of merry followers
have the same rights as Imam Rauf
and his investors.
The real moderate in all of this
is Iman Muhammed Musri of
central Florida. He's volunteered
to intercede to try and change the
mosque plans. Jones called him a


Has the Fire Started?
By the time this is published,
that kooky pastor (is he really
an ordained minister or just
self appointed? Does anyone care?)
Terry Jones, up in Gainesville, will
have or have not burned a bunch of
Korans. By the time this is published,
the mosque/community center at
Ground Zero may or may not a project
still in progress.
Jones originally said he wouldn't
have a bonfire because Imam Feisal
Abdul Rauf had backed down about
building the mosque. Rauf said that
wasn't true. Jones said he'd burn the
Koran then. Rauf, earlier, had said
if his project didn't get completed
there could be dire consequences for
America.
Donald Trump, in the meanwhile,
offered to buy out the lead financier,
an Egyptian born American
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If what Bill Northrop presented as
facts were the whole truth I would
totally agree with him. He says "If
Congress does not renew the 2001
and 2003 tax cuts...personal income
taxes will go up for everyone". This is
true. What he does not say is that, if
they ARE renewed the impact on the
deficit would be horrendous.
This is the reason that they have a
time limit. Those that proposed them
were slick. They knew that if they
had been proposed to be indefinite
the projected crippling long term
effect on the deficit would have been
apparent. By establishing a time
limit the projected long term deficit
was not apparent.
The logic behind this was that if
taxes were cut prosperity would
flourish. And it would be apparent
that the cuts should be renewed. We
had 8 years of this policy. How did it
work for you?
So, renew and we are in trouble.
Don't renew and everyone takes a big
tax hit. What to do?
According to President Obama's
plan, which he proposed during the
Presidential campaign, tax cuts
would expire only on those making
more than $250,000. And the taxes
would only be on the income above
$250,000. So, by President Obama's
plan, for most people, income under
$250,000 would be taxed at current
levels. This would lessen the effect of
expiring tax cuts, yet not devastate
ourcountry'sfinancialstatus.Sounds
good to me. What do you think?
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Dear Ms. Levett: The question is
not just whether there should be
a tax increase or not, but also the
need for certainty. Certainly a tax
increase, whether for the well-to-do
(akarich), or all the rest, will take
money out of the economy and give it
to the government. That might work,
or be helpful in reducing the annual
deficit and hence the total debt, if
government restrains its spending.
The pattern has been to use up all the
money provided from the taxpayers.
So, that question would be whether
the new money actually would be
used to reduce debt.
The other questions revolve around
whom to tax. Increasing taxes on
only the plus $200-250,000 might
loosen up the purse strings for
a large sector. Those getting the
tax increase, many of them small
businesses taxed through S-Corp
or partnership rules, would likely
spendlesssincetheywouldbegiving
more to the government. That might
mean fewer jobs. Increasing taxes on
capital gains and dividends is also
likely to stifle job development.
Remember, too, that 47 per cent of
the working population is not taxed
(federally) at all and 40 per cent of
those actually get a check from the
government.
Finally, the initial tax cuts created
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canon. n.ca celebrate the centennial of its
incorporation, October 12, 1910. We'll
be reminding you every week with an
interesting old photograph from the
collection of the Historical Museum. See
if you can identify the people, places, and
above all the decade of each picture as it
comes along. To make it a little bit of a
challenge, we won't publish the correct
caption until the following week.
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stage in front of the Casino starting
at noon. Grab a chair and head to
the beach to view a nostalgic water-
ski exhibition on Boca Ciega Bay at
1 p.m. Later on, several Gulfport
restaurants cook up the best of their
best at the Taste of Gulfport at 4 p.m.
The Lions Club is serving up their
traditional Shrimp Boil bay side of
the Casino at 4 p.m. Speaking of
the Casino, step inside and view
phenomenal art as local artists show
their work at the Centennial Art
Show from 1-9 p.m. and again on
Sunday, October 17 from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. And to top off the evening,


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that's a partv!
A11celebrations are "free admission
and all are welcome to the events
above. For more info or to receive
Gulfport event information, email
gbiron@mygulfport.us or call Gail at
727-893-1118.
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Events to Celebrate

Gulfport's Centennial
The City of Gulfport, along with
the Gulfport Merchant's Association,
the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce,
the Gulfport Historical Society and
the Gulfport Arts Center will be
providing 1 events celebrating of the
incorporation of Gulfport.
The City of Gulfport and the Gulf port
Chamber of Commerce kick off the
Gulfport Centennial with a Fall
Concert on the Point located behind
the Gulfport Recreation Center at
Shore Blvd. and 58th Street South.
This free concert from 7:30 p.m.-
9:30 p.m. Bring your beach blanket or
chair and join the fun. Refreshments
provided by local community groups.
Get into the community spirit and
enjoy a free evening of entertainment.
Please, no coolers or food baskets
allowed. For more information contact
the Chamber at 727-344-3711.
On Saturday, October 9 at 11 a.m.,
the human sundial, donated by
the Gulfport Historical Society is
unveiled at Veteran's Park (corner of
Shore Blvd. S. and 54th St. S.)
Also on Satur day, October 9 from
4-9 p.m. is the City of Gulfport and
the Gulfport Historical Society's
Birthday Bash at the Gulfport
Museum at 5301 28th Ave. S. and
adjacent Scout Hall and Chase Park.
On the date of incorporation at
the actual location, the Gulfport
Casino, Tuesday, October 12 at
7 p.m., a reenactment of the actual
incorporation of Gulfport from 1910
will be performed by Lynne Brown
(Gulfport Author and Historian) and
Bob Worthington (Ex Gulfport Vice
Mayor and Councilmember) among
other community actors. On that
day, the Gulfport Casino Ballroom,
5500 Shore Blvd. S., will be "open to
the public" and everyone is welcomed
to pay a visit to one of Gulfport's
historic landmarks.
On Saturday, October 16, the
Gulfport Centennial Celebration
is scheduled to have several major
activities throughout the day. The
event is to be held on Beach Blvd.
S. in the downtown Art District
(between 28th Ave. S. and Shore
Blvd. S.) Along with fabulous one of
kind arts and craft vendors, cruise to
the antique auto show from 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m. along Shore Blvd. S. Live
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Suspicious Vehicle- 5800 Blk 15th
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Road Hazard- 5400 Blk 20th Ave. S.
Burglary- 6200 Blk 7th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- Beach Front.
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Theft- 1600 Blk Hull St. S.


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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
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number or email address.
The "Oktoberfest" fall festival has
been an annual event in Gulfport for
over 30 years and will be held October
7 through October 10. This is a fun
weekend including rides, games,
food, dancing and entertainment.
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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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posts job openings for the city of St.
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two weeks. Recent openings have in-
cluded the library, accounting, para-
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Check out their great selection of
used books for 25 cents a piece while
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The Resource Center, sponsored
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Beta Sigma Phi
Beta Sigma Phi is an international
sorority which provides women with
a social and cultural outlet. The 12
chapters of Sunshine City Council
meet at various times depending on
the chapter format. Chapters may
participate and support a variety of
service projects in the area. If you
would like to learn more about Beta
Sigma Phi, please contact Susan
Henry at 244-8045.
Xi Pi Omicron Chapter will host
their Annual Fellowship Luncheon
on Saturday, September 18 at the
Clearview United Methodist Church
at 11:30 a.m. This luncheon is a
fun afternoon with friends and the
members of Xi Pi Omicron always
have wonderful entertainment
planned.
The Sunshine City Council Executive
Board will meet on Monday,
September 20 at 7 p.m. at the home
of Ginny Taylor. The regular meeting
of Sunshine City Council will be held
on Monday, September 27 at 7:30

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eads Off-Broadway

In the meantime,
he's restricting
performancestosmall
venues like the Back
Door Theatre and
retirement homes.
Once the show opens,
Pelroth says, even
those performances
will stop.
An off-Broadway
show is one that
is performed in
Manhattan but not
on Broadway.
Pelroth co-authored
Gulfport's ntennial
music usic i

Lynne Brown. He
also wrote locally-produced shows
"Dancing With You and "God Only
Knows." He also wrote a show that
ran in Danny's Skylight room on 46th
Street in Manhattan; that show later
became Sex and Sensibility that ran
at Gorilla Theatre. He's currently
working on a show called "Food!"
Food includes numbers like "Who
Doesn't Like Chinese?' and "I want
to be a bag boy at Publix."
The producers have not announced a
date for the show's opening. See it one
last time at the Gulfport Community
Players' Back Door Theatre this
weekend and next. Shows are Friday
and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and at
2 p.m. On Sundays. Tickets cost $15.

Contact Cathy Salustri at
CathySalustri@theGabber.com.


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Local playwright Gil Pelroth,
co-author of the city's centennial
show, "Gulfport: The Musical" is
heading off-Broadway with his show
"Ain't Retirement G.::n.1'
Two New York producers who
also have a home in St. Petersburg
"happened to catch the show" at the
Gulfport Community Players' Back
Door Theatre.
"They liked what they saw," Pelroth
says, the smile clear in his voice.
"They said, 'we'd like to take it off-
19-.....111.:\- and take it on the road'."
Pelroth, by his own admission, "was
very thrilled." Both parties signed
a contract earlier this month and
now, he says, the show has started
musical rehearsals in New York.
Once staging rehearsals begin later
this month, Pelroth says he will go to
New York.


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few officers to Gulfport's police force
and keep GEMS going for a while.
Imagine if Gulfport residents started
making public records requests
about how much money the county
spent on consultants, or how much
money the county spends on pens
and giveaways.
The county isn't the only one
who deserves focus. Consider
the Southwest Florida Water
Management District, or Swiftmud.
Not only do you pay taxes to the
state-appointed board that oversees
the entirety of southwest Florida's
water supplies, you pay a separate
tax to its local board, the Pinellas-
Anclote Basin Board. Last year,
that was a combined total of 71
cents per thousand dollars of your
home's taxable value. Not a lot until
you consider that, as a city, you're
paying them $1.6 million, more than
Gulfport's entire emergency services
budget.
Don't think much about the school
board? You should; between state
and local taxes, the schools get $8.39
for every thousand dollars of your
home's worth, over twice what you're
paying in city taxes. That's right:
Gulfport residents pay, in taxes,
twice the city's entire budget to the
schools. That makes me feel a lot
better about the pile of desks, chairs
and tables the school board threw
out when it re-did Boca Ciega High
School. We're really getting our $20
million dollars there.
Then there's the Pinellas Planning
Council, health department, EMS,
and the Juvenile Welfare Board.
Combined, they get about $1.45 of
every thousand bucks your home
is worth. Again, not a lot until you
consider that it totals about $3.4
million dollars of Gulfport money,
which is almost exactly what our
police department needs to survive.
Why not show up and raise hell -
politely, of ourseH at ssome of the

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closing bathrooms at parks, and
dismantling its Environmental
Lands department. Why, then, does
the county have a $2.2 million public
relations budget? The county's
media relations and public outreach
department has a larger budget
that tw ce as big as Gulfport's Fire

I understand we're one-tenth of
the county's population, but I still
don't think people quite understand
how much of their money never
gets back to Gulfport. How many of
you attended a school board budget
meeting and asked them to cut
your taxes? Who of you spoke up at
a Swiftmud budget meeting? Who
here will attend the county budget
meeting next week?
Everyone, it seems, has an opinion
on how the city can cut taxes. But no
one seems to get that Gulfport is a
drop in your tax bill budget. I hear
people at council saying they had
a $20,000 tax bill and they want
services. What they may not realize
is that of that money, Gulfport gets
not quite $4,000 and the county and
other agencies get the rest Do those
men and women complain to the
School Board? Do they e-mail their
commission or demand a meeting?
It's a different world up there.
Commission Chairperson Karen Seel
isnoMikeYakes.Yourrepresentative,
Ken Welch, would never have spent
two months on chickens. They're
big city up there, surrounded by old
money and old buildings. They are
insulated from the public, usually
by nicely-appointed reception areas.
And because of that, they get away
with a lot. It's harder to navigate
their bureaucracy. We're just a dot
On their map, a city that has to send
councilmembers and a city manager
to fight for every dime it gets.
Pinellas County will have its final
budget hearing at 6:30 Tuesday night.
While the school board meetings
have passed, it's not too late for the
county one. While only part of your
$34 million goes to the county, it's
still a lot of money. Don't you think
you deserve something for it?
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Follow the (Real) Money
It's budget time in the city of
Gulfport again, and I'd like to
ask you a question:
How much do you care? I don't mean
about the Gulfport budget; Gulfport
is one miniscule part of the budget
puzzle, but it receives the lion's
share of the public's attention. The
folks who religiously attend council
meetings are excellent motivators for
not only city council but city staff to
act responsibly; I wish they brought
that passion to the county level.
Granted, the city is the most
localized form of government and
also the most accessible, so it makes
sense that people focus on it. It's
much easier to walk over to city hall
after a long day of work than it is to
drive to Clearwater and sit through
the bureaucratic nightmare that
is the county commission or school
board. But that's what the county
is counting on; county and state
agencies get most of your money
with none of the accountability.
You paid the county and state over
$34 million in property taxes every
year. That's over three times the
amount you paid the city of Gulfport.
On every thousand dollars of your
home's taxable value, less than $4
went to Gulfport, while about $15
went to Pinellas county and state
agencies.
While Gulfport residents paid the
city 3.47 mils (or dollars per thousand
of the property's taxable value) last
year, they paid Pinellas County
4.81, a citywide total of roughly $1.7
million.
That's why I watch the city
struggle with what will amount to
a penny or two for each resident
and wish that Gulfportians would
march over to the county and
demand the same accountability
from them. Commissioners make

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Over 1000 people turned out last Saturday for the 7th Annual Aids Walk St.
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raised more than $60,000 to date, with more contributions still coming in. Over
700 men, women, and children participated in the Walk, which was rained out
last year.
"We were so lucky with the weather this year," Burros said. We made an
effort to reach out to youth this year an we were thrilled that we has a lot more
were involved this year. Admiral F.I.*.*.i-.;ul's Color Guard presented arms at the
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by a teenager from Suncoast Hospice and numerous high schools participated
as well. Of course, Gulfport was a huge part of the walk with lots of folks from
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Emergency Energy
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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
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during the designated cooling and
heating seasons when demand and
bills are higher than normal. Eligible
seniors must have a crisis with a
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you are interested in sharing your
input in the City's beautification
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Stetson-ite Erin Okuno hands her boyfriend Dan Nelson a string of caution tape she pulled
out of the mud. The couple lives in Redington Shores.

By 11 a.m. Saturday morning, an eager pack of law students had already
collected several bags of trash from Clam Bayou's main waterway on the
Gulfport side. By 11:30 a second group launched kayaks and paddled into the
smaller canals and creeks, collecting everything from plastic bags to car tires.
The group used kayaks from Kayak Nature Adventures and arranged the
cleanup as part of the students' pro-bono work they must complete every year.
While about 20 students took to the water, another 20 went through Clam
Bayou's Gulfport land side on foot and collected trash. One student found a bay
squirrel when it ran up her leg, which she brought to a local rescue.
Students along the waterway expressed surprise at the number of golf balls
and plastic bags they pulled from the Bayou. When everyone returned to shore
for lunch, the students pooled their golf balls together, making a tidy pile
several inches high and a couple of feet wide.
In addition to Kayak Nature Adventure's donation, O111...bly's also donated
and the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce sent a volunteer as well. Allison
Warner, a sophomore at Boca Ciega High who divides her time between
working at Pia's and the high school volleyball team, paddled the Bayou on a
stand-up paddleboard and helped point novice paddlers in the right direction.
Contact Cat Salustri at Cat Salustri@theGabber.com.


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toemptyyourlungsofanyunnecessary
air molecules. While you're at it, think
lightweight thoughts: It's helpful to
imaginethatyou'reabutterfly1ighting
gracefully on a delicate flower.
Findthepointofminimalgravitational
pull in your bathroom. This is best
accomplished by scooting your scale,
inch by inch, across the floor with your
foot, weighing yourself at every point
until you find the spot that gives you
the lowest reading.
Scale scooting is hard on your floor
covering, but it's good for your body.
When performed properly, it tones
and strengthens the muscles of your
toes and inner thighs. Leaning
against a countertop or hanging on to
a towel rack while weighing is a smart
precautionary measure. Not only does
it prevent personal injury in the event
that an unflattering reading causes
you to faint, it's also a time-honored
method of lowering the scale's readout
by a good 10 to 15 pounds.
Work with your scale to determine
your ideal weighing stance. Some
scales offer a more favorable reading
when you stand on one foot, while
others work better if you stand
on tiptoe. If you're coordinated,
you might try jumping up and down
on your scale while weighing. This
produces a wide range of numerical
readings from which to choose.


Feel free to tamper with the internal
mechanism of your scale. By setting
it back five or 10 pounds, you'll get a
reading that more accurately reflects
your desired weight.
Unless you're a professional athlete,
don't make the mistake of stepping on
a scale that simultaneously measures
your weight and your body fat.
People who use these technological
torture devices may require years
of professional counseling to recover
from the resulting emotional trauma.
If you're serious about weighing less,
pack up your scale and take it to a
tall building. Standing on your scale
in a rapidly descending elevator will
create the illusion of a 2- to 3-pound
weight loss.
Better yet, pack up your scale and
take it to Denver. You'llbe even lighter
at a higher altitude.
If all else fails, you can weigh yourself
in kilograms. Since one kilogram
equals roughly 2.2 pounds, you'll feel
much better knowing that your metric
weight is less than half your weight in
pounds.
If you are not able to achieve your
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Weighing in Can
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Like most Americans, I have
accumulated an assortment of
household gadgets, electronic doo-
dads and appliances over the years. I
appreciate the fact that most of them
make my life far easier than it might
be otherwise.
I enjoy using these modern marvels of
technology, with the notable exception
of my bathroom scale. It has caused
me more anguish than my vacuum
cleaner, my electric can opener and
my microwave oven combined.
I'm pretty sure that most folks feel
the same way. At one time or another,
we've all been disappointed, surprised
or even horrified by the numbers
offered up to us by our bathroom
scales.
Many of us are entirely too concerned
about the numbers displayed on our
scales, and we spend far too much
time and energy trying to lower them
the old-fashioned way. There's really
no need to exercise to the point of
collapse or subsist on starvation
rations to achieve a favorable reading
on your bathroom scale. You can
alter the number reflecting your
weight without so much as breaking
a sweat. All you have to do is develop
a strategy to ensure that the number
displayed on your scale represents
your desired weight, regardless of
how much it deviates from your actual
weight.
You can accomplish this feat in
several ways. First, you must rid
yourself of any excess baggage before
you even think about weighing in.
Trim your nails, shave unwanted
body hair, exfoliate your face, and
empty your bladder. Remove all
personal accessories and appliances,
including jewelry, hair bows, hearing
aids and dentures.
If you wear glasses, it's probably
wise to remove them, as well. You're
better off not seeing the numbers on
the scale, anyway.
Don't weigh yourself while you're wet,
since water is deceptively heavy. If
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Debtors Anonymous, a fellowship
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The only membership requirement is
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Photo by Leigh Clifton
Danisha Pate watched the large screen on the wall behind her as the International Space
Station astronauts answer her question. She was one of fifteen students chosen from area
schools to speak to the astronauts during a live satellite hookup at the Science Center of
Pinellas last Thursday morning.
Over 350 students, teachers, journalists and dignitaries crowded into
the Science Center ofPinellas' auditorium last Thursday morning to wit-
ness history as sixteen lucky area students got to make the ultimate long
distance call; it was the International Space Station answering.
Engineered by Science Center Director Joe Cuenco, the call to the
Space Station was a remarkable chance for area students to connect
with real astronauts via satellite. Fifteen students were chosen to ask
questions of Astronauts Doug Wheelock, Tracy Caldwell Dyson, and
Shannon Walker. The students researched NASA's satellite network to
complete lessons in robotics and marine science in order to ask questions
about them. NASA astronaut Robert Springer, in full NASA uniform,
was on hand at the center to speak with the students and answer some
questions. Then they all piled into the hall to hear the Space Station
astronauts answer questions ranging from how the station is powered,
whether or not the oil spill was visible from space, how the experiments
are conducted, whether or not one can exercise in space and if they can
hear the sonic boom on entry and re-entry procedures.
The kid's faces were transfixed on a large screen in the front and a
smaller TV down below as the astronauts listened, and then answered
each student's question. Even with the minor delay, the interaction was
spontaneous; the astronauts hovered in zero gravity while talking and
would occasionally move around in the cabin.
Tenth grade Danisha Pate asked them to describe the Earth; she was
fascinated by the whole idea of space.
"To be able to do this, not even in person and them being in outer space
for that matter floating around was just absolutely phenomenal," she
said.
The astronauts were gracious and seemed to be having as much fun
as the kids. As the call was ending, the three of them did a series of flips
and rolls that made the audience laugh.
Seated in the audience beside St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster was
astronaut Bill Shepherd, the first commander of the International Space
Station. He answered questions from the crowd and media after the as-
tronauts signed off of the 20 minute call. Mayor Foster was all smiles and
called the call "fantastic for the kids."


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she was ready to give up on the goofy, lovable dog. She was
told that if it had not invaded the lungs, Alexander could
have chemotherapy, which might give him eight months to a
year. But first the affected leg would have to be amputated.
For a huge dog like a Great Dane, Shannon wasn't sure how
well he could adapt. But she immediately read up on the
research. Interestingly, dogs of any size are able to quickly
adapt to becoming a "tripawd".
"I knew if we caught this early, he might have a chance.
It wasn't in his lungs, so we went for the surgery. He's done
really well and has learned to balance himself," Shannon
said gratefully.
Then came chemotherapy; four rounds so far.
"There's a ton of blood monitoring and he can't have it
if his counts are too low. That happened once. But he's
done amazingly well, with little side effects. He's eating
normally. The treatment takes about 20 minutes on an IT
drip and the vet will keep him for a few hours to monitor
him. He gets to play with the nurses; he eats up all the
attention.
Shannon said the chemo kills seven days out; after a week
it starts destroying the cancer cells. Fingers crossed, he has
two more treatments to go.
During her online research, Shannon found www.
Tripawds.com, a support website for people whose dogs
have contracted this form of cancer. She said it has helped
her so much to read other people's stories, especially the
triumphant ones. One blog contributor wrote that people
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They give us all unconditional love; they deserve to be
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taken care of.
Because the treatment cost is so astronomically high,
Dominic's Pizza's new owner Jo-Ann ( li.-1-1..11-la quickly
.
agreed with Get Rescue's Linda Sheehan to host a
.
fundraiser for Alexander at her restaurant last Saturday
afternoon, offering 5% of all her sales towards Alexander's
mounting medical bills. Severalvets offered gift baskets for
.
auction as well. HRiv did she do it?
, ,, ., ,
It s simple, she says with a smile. Im an animal lover.
Alexander the Great Dane's medical bills have hit almost
.
$7000.00. Ifyou can donate towards them, they will gratefully
be accepted at www.giveforward/xanderbeatscancer. After
,, ,
all, he s not "just a dog he s Alexander the Great (Dane).


By Leigh Clifton


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Alexander the Great Dane stands on his three legs with Mom and Dad
owners Kevin and Shannon Sitz. Jo-Ann Chelstowski, (left) owner
of Dominic's Pizza offered 5% of her proceeds last Saturday as a
contribution to the dog's mounting medical bills as a result of bone
cancer.

Alexander the Great Dane, featured last year on the
Gabber cover at Get Rescued now needs a bit of rescuing
.
himself. The huge, playful dog with the pony-sized build
has cancer; osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer
.
that affects large breed dogs and often requires amputation
of the affected limb and aggressive therapy. Mom and
.
Dad (owners) Shannon and Kevin Sitz noticed Alexander
limping and that he had cut the pad of his right foot. After
the pad healed, he still had a pronounced limp. Shannon,
.
running her hands up his right leg, suddenly felt a hard
.
lump. She took him to the vet right away. The x-ray showed
.
a tumor. Shannon and Kevin were devastated.
,
ill\ heart sank when I saw that x-ray," she said. "He
.
went right away to an oncologist, who was coldly blunt.
.
She said that with large dogs like this, it would have most
.
likely already gone to the lungs, which is a death sentence.
. .
She said without any treatment, he could live 4-5 months;
. .
chemo might extend his life but might affect his quality of
life. It was tough to hear.
.
But Shannon wanted a second and third opinion before


Not "Just a Dog"; Alexander the Great Dane Fights Cancer







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Clu n fl olayCiti ens
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Public is welcome for fun and games.
Call Connie at 343-5454 or Mary Ann
at 595-8648 for information.

COuncil to Give Public
Presentations
Bay Area Real Estate Council will
sponsor monthly presentations by
area real estate and business lawyers
on topics of interest to the general
public every third Saturday of the
month from 10 a.m. Noon. This
monthly program begins Saturday,
September 18, 2010 through August
20, 2011. This event is free and open
to the public. For more information,
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com.
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Archery For Kids
This Fall
ST. PETE BEACH- Starting this
Fall the St. Pete Beach Community
Center, located at 7701 Boca Ciega
Drive, will be offering Archery
classes for kids ages 8 to 15. Students
will learn the proper techniques
of archery and have fun doing it.
Classes are every Thursday from
4-4:45 p.m. for the 8 to 10 year olds
and from 4:45-5:30 p.m. for the 10 to
.
15 year olds. Cost is $30 per student
for a 4-week session. Sessions are
available: October 4-25, November
1-29, and December 6-20. Call the
Recreation Division at 363-9245 for
more information.


Walking Salads From Strawberries
By Cathy Salustri

At Gulfport's Tuesday
. morning Fresh Market,
walking salads are
the order of the day.
One vendor, Parke
Farms, offers passers-
by a walking salad. The
vegetables, grown on
One acre of hydroponic
farm, range from grape
tomatoes to squash. The
farmer, Gary Parke, is
part of the Parkesdale
Farms, known for their
strawberries. A few years
ago, Mr. Parke decided to give hydroponics a try. He took one acre of the family
farm and devoted it to growing hydroponic vegetables.
While no criteria exist to identify hydroponics as organic, Mr. Parke uses no
pesticides on his crops. His crops supplement but do not replace the existing
produce vendor at the Fresh Market.
These vegetables represent a trend towards locavorism, or eating locally.
Locavores look for food grown close to home (within 100 miles) to minimize
the impact of their diets on oil dependency, air pollution, global warming, and
pesticide use, according to Locavores.com, a San Francisco-based group.
"It's a good fit for those that want local and organic produce," Daniel Hodge
of the Gulfport Merchant's Association said of Parke Hydro. The Market also
offers local honey, hand-made soaps, and fresh breads and cheeses.
Because of the hydroponics process, Mr. Park's one acre isn't constrained
by growing seasons, so hydroponic gardening produces a myriad of vegetables
all year long. People seeking local produce will see other traditional farms
producing starting in October or early November. The Gabber has a short list
of these farms and where you can buy locally-produced organic or pesticide-
free food below.
Contact Cat Salustri at Cat Salustri@theGabber.com.

First Fruits Hydroponics, St. Petersburg
You-Pick Farm
(727) 492-8908 or FFHydro.com

Gateway Organic Farm, Clearwater
Membership required
(727) 244-0724 or GatewayOrganicFarm.com

Parke Hydroponics, Plant City
Available at Gulfport's Tuesday Morning Fresh Market
(813) 927-4049 or ParkeHydro.com

Sweetwater Farms, Tampa
Available to members or at St. Petersburg's Saturday Market
(813) 887-4066
Sweetwater-Organic.org


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By Tom Margenau
Politicians Sling
Social Security Mud

As we move toward the
November elections, politicians will
be slinging mud at each other -- and
some of the splatter will stick to the
voters. Social Security often provides
some of the goop that politicos use
to make their mud balls. I observed
an example of this during the recent
primaries in my home state. Two
democratic contenders for the U.S.
Senate plastered each other (and the
airwaves) with enough misleading
muck about Social Security to confuse
every voter in the state.
My readers can expect more of
the same on a national level as we
approach the fall election season.
I hope that by setting the record
straight about the misleading
mudslinging in my state, I'11help you
be better equipped to deal with at
least some of the gobbledygook you'll
hear and read in your neck of the
woods in the coming months.
In my state's primary, we had
candidate A -- let's call him Mac
Muddy -- and candidate B, whom I'll
call Mark Murky. I've changed the
names because of some unpleasant
experiences I've had in the past
dealing with lawyers representing
candidates whom I've criticized for
stretching the truth. They have big
campaign war chests they can use to
threaten lawsuits. I have a modest
civil service pension!

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Muddy and Murky each ran negative
ads against the other using Social
Security as a weapon. Those attacks
took the form of traditional TV and
newspaper ads, but also as phone
calls. Here are abridged excerpts of
two calls my wife and I received at
home during the campaign.
Phone call from Muddy's campaign:
"Hi, I'm Sen. Mac Muddy. Do you
know that when my opponent, Mark
Murky, was in Congress, he once
voted to privatize Social Security?
If we had let Murky and his cohorts
privatize Social Security and put the
program in the hands of those greedy
Wall Street brokers, we'd all be in a
big mess today. So don't vote for Mr.
Murky. If you do, you'll lose your
Social Security to the money mongers
on Wall Street."
Phone call from Murky's campaign:
"Hi, I'm Mark Murky. Do you know
that my opponent, Mac Muddy, voted
to reduce Social Security cost of
living increases to seniors? This is an
absolute disgrace. Muddy obviously
doesn't care about the livelihood of
the wonderful senior citizens who
make up the greatest generation
of Americans. So don't send Mac
Muddy back to the Senate. Don't
give him the chance to cut grandma's
Social Security check even more than
he's tried to do in the past."
Unfortunately, most citizens of my
state were terribly confused by these
allegations. Maybe you are, too. So,
let's wipe away the mud and learn
the truth.
Sen. Muddy said that his opponent
hadvotedtoprivatizeSocialSecurity.
.
Remember, this was a democratic
primary, and linking the phrase
. ,,
privatize Social Security to your
.
opponent is almost as bad as labeling
.
him a pornography addict!
Here's what really happened.
.
During the 1990s, President Clinton
.
baffled his Republican opponents
.
who had introduced legislation to
. .
privatize Social Security by offering
. .
his own privatization plan. Unlike
the Republican plan that did call for
turning over a large chunk of Social
Security to Wall Street, Clinton's


"privatization" plan kept the current
Social Security program in place,
but it gave taxpayers the option of
contributingtoagovernment-runlRA
plan, similar to the hugely successful
"Thrift Savings Plan" available to
federal government employees.
Former Congressman Murky
did vote for this plan, along with
many other Democrats and some
Republicans. However, all these
legislative plans got swept under
the rug during the Monica Lewinsky
debacle and the subsequent
impeachment proceedings, so nothing
came of them. But the point is that
Congressman Murky did not vote to
"privatize Social Security." He voted
for a bill that would have augmented
the current Social Security system
with private account investments.
Former Congressman Murky's
negative ad said that Sen. Muddy had
voted to cut cost of living increases
for senior citizens. Here's what really
happened. Every year, Social Security
recipients get an automatic cost of
Eving raise that matches the inflation
rate. If inflation goes up 5 percent one
year, Social Security beneficiaries
get a 5 percent raise the next year.
But in 2009 -- for the first time in
more than 30 years -- there was no
measurable inflation. So, there was
no cost of living increase for Social
Security recipients in 2010.
But that didn't stop several members
of Congress from introducing
legislation pandering to senior
citizens that would have granted
them a Social Security increase,
even though the law said none was
due. Sen. Muddy, along with the
vast majority of fiscally responsible
members of Congress, voted the
measure down. He did not vote to
,
'reduce cost of living raises for senior
. .
citizens." He voted to keep them from
.
getting a pork barrel increase they
were not due and that could not be
.
justified during recessionary times.
.
Shame on these two politicians for
.
trying to mislead the voters. And
shame on voters for falling for this
stuff, which is why negative ads
work.,


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David S.


MAXIMA APPLICATIONS ENGINEER- De-
velop, configure and customize Maximo ap-
plications. Master's De ree or equly. in Com-
I I q eMb oi 3 b h
sites required.Send resumes to Bell Systems,
Inc., 1301 Seminole Blvd., Suite 170, Largo,
FL 33770.

fGAcRDtEaysMAnNdGcERd prepDeCrat eencdi I s,
sary Apply in person 220 4thpSt. No. St. Pete
CUSTOMER SERVICE REP/INSURANCE-
St. Petersburg Insurance Agency. Must have
440 License or Equivalent Experience in In-
surance Industry. Knowledge of AMS System
Required. Excellent Customer Service Skills
w/Part Time Flexible Hours.
mary@lanierand company.com
MAXIMA APPLICATIONS ENGINEER- De-
velop, configure and customize Maximo ap-
plications. Bachelor's Degree or equiv. in Engl-
neering and 5 years exp reqd in above or as IT
Analyst. Must be proficient in MAXIMO MBO,
BEA Weblogic, WebSphere, Java, J2EE, Or-
acle and SQL. Travel to client sites required.
Send resumes to Bell Systems, Inc., 1301
Seminole Blvd., Suite 170, Largo, FL 33770.
GARDENER, HANDYMAN-for Disabled Per-
son. Must be Honest & Reliable. Plus or Minus
4hrs. er Week. Minimum Wage. 727-368-
2819. Pn Gulfport.


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Call Mirzana 727-453-2637
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1983 20' CHECKMATE SKI BOAT- 200HP,
Trailer, $7500 0.b.o. 813-263-4332.
16' FIBERGLASS BOAT-15HP, Trailer, Bimini
Fish Finder, Console Steering. $1500. 727-
328-2342.


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includes notarized affidavit of publication and
tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965.
FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Anita Trent, desir-
ing to engage in business under the fictitious
name Your Shopping Valets located in Pinel-
Ias County, Florida, Intends to register the said
name with the Division of Corporations, Flor-
ida Department of State, pursuant to section
865.09 of the Florida Statutes. (9/16/10)


HUGE SALE!- 4929 9th Ave. S. Fri, & Sat.
9-2p.m. Kids Clothes $1.00 a Bag, Antiques,
Books, Jewelry, Pictures, Toys, Pond Acces-
sories and More! Rain or Shine. Gulfport Flea
Market. Vendor Space Available. 727-557-
6349.

ESTATE SALE
EVERYTHING MUST GO
3022 56th St. S. Sat. & Sun. 8am.-2pm. Furni-
ture, Dishes, Bauer Pottery.
SATURDAY 8-4P.M.-3780 34th Ave. So.
Something for Everyone. Everything Must Go!
Clothing, Books, Wedding Dress, Electronics,
Lawn Equipment, More!
THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY- 8:30-
4p.m. High Chair, Double Stroller, Lots of Fur-
niture. All Prices Negotiable. 5846 9th Ave. N.
SIDEWALK SALE- Sunday 9-? Lots of Great
Stuff.SCheap! Cheap! Cheap! 794 Pasadena

NEW STORE IN TOWN
T-N-T TH RIFT STO RE
2215 M.L.K. Dr. Tues.-Sat. 10am-6pm. Furni-
ture, Clothing, Vintage Jewelr Shoes, House-
hD Idaa eMia a ly.m 7 20-7r89Everyone. $$


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2 FAMILYSALE- Something for ever one.
Plants. Fri &Sat. 8-2pm, 5937 15th Ave.
SELLING THE GOOD, BAD-& the Ugly! An-
tiques, Interesting Collection of Lamps, Picture
Frames, Household Goods and Misc Saturday
Sept.18th, 8-Noon. 1514 60th St. So.
2-FAMILY SALE- Tools, Furniture, Electronics,
Household, Collectibles, Clothing, Misc. 6199
Fairfield Ave. So. (Between 6th & 7th Ave. S.)
Sat. Only 8-?
MOVING SALE GULFPORT- Town Shores
Lancaster Bldg. #402 Friday & Saturday
9-3p.m.

3s0046di ST. S.-Sat. & Sun. Lots of Stuff,
PICKERS WANTED!- Come Pick Through
100's of Items. Tools, Hardware, Furniture,
Appliances, Lots of Everything! Call for time &
location. 460-7153.


LOST BROWN/BLACK STRIPED-Chubby
Cat. 30th Ave. 58th St. S. Area. 727-344-2430.
FOUND BLACK/WHITE-Female Cat. 58 St. &
29th Ave. S. Call 7278-344-2430.


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

PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
bMearpro e hv StMJur pos c sd
nearqinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
ar nh me fhno ed, theao nda bTub
to whom GTd has given reat power to come
to my assistance. He p me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
our name known and call you to be invoked.
AtmJud rayOorr uFsa Ibwho i IkMCyusr id3
Gloria's. R.S.

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POWERFUL PRAYER TO HOLY SPIRIT -
o sS intadouswthhoatslo e)s nromblems,1,who
wo give me the divine gifts to forgive and r-
get all evil against me and that in all instances
of my life you are with me, I want in this short
prayer to thank you for all things and confirm
or ne ua v n n i ro IPn t aTI uasr
I wish to be with you, in eternal glory Thank
you for your mercy toward me and mine.
G.B.
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SWEET LITTLE STUDIO-In quiet lush tropical
setting, high ceiling, tiled floor, tiled shower,
tiny kitchen, moments walk to beach and Gulf-
port Art District. $485/Mo. & Utilities. Contact
Ciara, 727-321-1786.
GULFPORT 3BR NICE HOME-with Washer/
Dryer hook-up. Easy Maintenance Floors,
Fresh Paint, Carport, Fenced Yard. Only $900/
Mo. WALTON REALTY 727-458-3613.

WEATHERLY
2Br 2Ba HUGEWaterfont Condo
St. Pete Yacht & Tennis Club
Huge pool on the water
Furnished or unfurnished
Reason 16 r ceSdLan u coa 5-6 mo.)

727M363M7744
1BR FURNISHED-Renovated Cottages or
Mobile Homes. St. Pete Location. Reasonably
Priced. Good Tenants Only Very Few Left.
Monthly 727-410-6599.
WEST ST. PETE/PASADENA- Updated 1BR
Gated, Pool, BBQ+ Laundry On-site.$525/Mo.
Convenient Location, 63rd St. & 1st Ave. S.
727-458-7828
LA CHATEAU S. PASADENA- 1BR/1BA Con-
do $700/Mo. Pool, No Pets. 727-367-1408.


2/1 HOUSES-at 1632 39th St. S. and 1717
44th St. S.; 3/1 houses at 4425 17th Ave. S.
and 4678 13th Ave. S. St. Pets OK, any house
$675/mo. Call (305)975-0840 or (727)768-
7056.
CLEAN AND NEAT-1BR Apt. on Lake Mag-
giore. Nice Quiet Neighborhood on Cul-de-
Sac. Washer/Dryer. $650/Mo. Utilities Includ-
ed. No Dogs 727-637-4477.
ULFPOr A TDISTRI5C2T- earRBTocd @
2BR $700/Mo. Both include W/S/G & Cable.
Also 1 BR, $575/Mo.727-321-8582.
NORTH ST. PETE-Unfurnished Apts. $580
lus Security 1BR/1BA, Includes Utilities.
ggcnkdtr C bPur IPn ed7S6m 08P OK. One
JUNGLE TERRACE- 2BR/2BA. Split Plan,
Den, Garage. Fenced Yard w/Large Deck.
Heated Pool, Close To Parks & Beach. Tenant
Cares For Pool & Grounds. $1025 + Utilities.
Small Pets Ok. 727-343-7829.
GULFPORT DUPLEX AVAILABLE-Now.
2BR/1BA $775/Mo. plus Security. Garden Set-
ting. Very Clean, Ceiling Fans, CHA, Water &
Garbage Included. No Section 8. 727-424-
6085.

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Diplomat #600, 1 bed 1.5 bath f urn .............................................................................$1000.00 Annual
Avalon #109, 1 bed 1 bath f urn ....................................................................................$1000.00 Annual
Kenmore House #404, 1 bed 1 bath f urn .....................................................................$ 650.00 Annual
Embassy House Waterfront Furnished Winter Rentals
#304 2 bed 2 bath, carport, 181 day rental ...................................................................$1150 monthly
Jamison House #310 2 bed 2, 181 day rental ............................................................$ 850.00 monthly
Manchester #100 2 bed 2 bath,181 day rental ...........................................................$ 950.00 monthly









Gabber September 76 September 22, 2070


In Gulfport, beautiful oak floors throughout'
enclosed porch w/tile floor, washer &
dryer, extra storage, unfurnished. Sorry, no
smoking or dogs. $725 with year's lease:
$500 deposit plus credit check.
2313 52nd Street South, Gulfport
Contact

727-322-5606


SO. PASADENA NEAR STETSON- 2BR/1BA







1.1br unit in Beach duplex $630/me.
2. Specious, clean Ibr/1ba apt in Northeast St. Pele
$S550/mo.
3. Westwood Villas -2br/2ba $749/mo.
4. Seminole Duplex -2br/1ba $750/me.
WO Can rent your houselcondo to qualified tenants



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ndo water view & pool.No petsNice Price $595
wer block construction SEC 8 OK ONLY $925
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C80KLakeviewsibr/1ba$650-$6952br/2ba $825
2/1 Apt Updated kitchen new flooring $725 gya ,
geroomstostretchSplitbedroomplan $1295
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READY NOW-2BR Furnished Apt. Internet
Access and Off St. Parking Available. All utili-
ties included. Including Cable. $850/Mo. 727-
321-4191.
CONDO ARBOR GROVE/MAXIMO AREA
2BR's Each w/Patios. 2 Full Bathrooms
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher.2nd Floor End Unii
Overlooking Pool. Newly Renovated. Available
Now! $1000/Mo. Call 727-565-3908.
3BR DUPLEX-Fenced-in Yard, Good Location.
$700/Mo.+ 1 Month Security.2220 York St. So.
Ready Now. 321-1793 or 502-7530.
GULFPORT 1BR/1BA APT.-All Amenitiies.
Utilities and Cable Included. For 1 Non-Smok-
er Only. No Section 8. Rent Negotiable. For
Appt. to See Call Dan 727-327-6144 or 727-
249-3849.
GULFPORT FURNISHED SPACIOUS- Studio
Apt. Wooded Yard, Shaded Parking, Cable,
$485/Mo. & Utilities. 727-347-8723 or 481-
8303 Tim.
SOUTH PASADENA-2/2 Third Floor Condo
w/Granite, Stainless, Tile and Carpet, Gated
Community, Pool and Fitness, $1150/Mo.727-
345-9399.
QUIET STUDIO APT.-Attached to single fam-
ily home around corner from Gulfport Beach
and Beach Blvd., with shaded private patio,
good southern exposure, hardwood floors, off
street parking, caretaker on premises, cable
included. No smokers. Well behaved pets
Considered. $500/Mo. Please call Ralph at
727-345-0390 or Julie at 773-339-7901.
KEYWEST STYLE APARTMENT- 1BR/1BA,
Washer/Dryer Hook Up, Huge 800SF Court-
yard. Very Private, A Must See.5656 1/2 Gulf-
port Blvd. $625/Mo. 727-384-2259.

SOhUeTdH$ OS ENA55P0ASRK SNT.-1PBeR UnAu
r 11L.ease. Also Large Eff. $500/Mo. 727-804-

CONSTELLATION
2Br 2Ba HUGE Waterfont Cond0
St. Pete Yacht & Tennis Club
Best and largest pool in 100 mileS
Furnished or unfurnished
Seasonal (5-6 mo. min.) or yearly
BOAT SLIP AVAILABLE
727-363-7744

GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-2BR/2BA
Fenced Yard, Carport, Screened Porch, Great
Florida Room. $950/Mo. Small Pet Okay. 727-
692-7208.
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.
1BR/1BA APT.-In 55+ Communi Heated
Pool, Fully Furnished. $500/Mo No ets. Para-
dise Shores 727-686-6177.
RENT SPECIAL 3BR/2BA HOUSE- Close to
downtown St. Pete. Porch, Private parking,
Large Backyard, CHA, $795/mo plus security.
Pets OK. 720 7th St. N. 727-851-5353
4350 7TH AVE. N.-rear Studio Apt. Furnished,
Alley Access. $550/Mo. yearly plus Electric.
Ralston's Realty Company, Diane Owner/Bro-
ker 727-367-6702.
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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.
TYRONE AREA-3318 73rd St. No., 3BR/1BA,
Clean, CHA, Fenced, No Pets/HUD, Lease,
$900/Mo., $900/Security, 727-347-1779.
GULPORT ART DISTRICT-5401 30th Ave. S.
2BR/1BA, 1 Block to Beach, Pier, Park. $825/
Mo. plus Security Small Pets Ok 727-347-
7423.


4511 2ND AVE. SO.-2BR/1BA, $750/mo.
2BR/1BR, C/H/A, Nice Clean, 4545 18th Ave.
S. $650/mo. Security. Section 8 Welcome.727-
343-7343, 727-455-8998.
TOWN SHORES WINDSOR- 2BR/2.5BA
Updated Throughout, Nicely Furnished, Large
Florida Room w/Fabulous View of Boca Ciega
Bay. Seasonal 4-6months. $1300/Mo. Call
727-776-1393.

WATERFRONTGULFPORTMARINA-House
2BR/2BA, C/H/A, W/D, DW, Fully Furnished,
Fenced, Concrete Parking. Pet Friendly. Vaca-
tion, Weekly or Monthly. 727-328-0203.
SEASONAL 2BR/2BA- w/Carport, Screened
Patio, W/D, Sunset Palms. 5-6 months. 727-
510-6131.
GULFPORT ARTS DISTRICT- 1BR/1BA.
Small, Clean, Close to Beach. W/S/G includ-
ed. $525/Mo. for quiet tenant w/references.
Call marie, 727-657-1259.
www.mariedrew.com


PROFESSIONAL LADY-to Rent Room in my
Home. Private Bath, Cable, Kitchen & Laundry
Privileges.Call727-347-5280.

RuOlOHTsAeTEPri NTsEDUtiliP a
ternet Included. 727-344-0509.
ROOMS AVAILABLE IN PRIVATE-Homes
from $400-$500 Monthly. Applications and
Criminal Background Checks Required. Con-
tact Home Share Pinellas727-945-1528 www.
homeshareprogram.org
GOURMET CHEF'S MANSION- Rent a wing!
$175/wk. Includes utilities & cable. Over 30
please.727-459-6937.


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Here's a real 'roll back' price.1br/1ba., screened porch, pretty water view, nice ........ $38,000
Large (1000 sf+) 1br.11ba in great condition for low price. Gotta see this one. ................ $41,500
You win with this lovely 2br./2ba. Water view, screen porch, carport, looks good. ........ $67,900
Just reduced, Large corner, w/d, carport, top floor, move on ready, WOW ........................ $72,900
Check out the remodeled kitchen in this 2br.12ba. Large corner. It's a beauty ................ $76,900
Like a house but no yard work. 2br.12ba. Corner. W/D newer A/C, Screened porch, carport, pretty pond
view, eat in kitchen, pool behind building. Walk to clubhouse. ........................................ $79,900


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