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Title: Gabber
Portion of title: Gulfport gabber
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Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport, Fla
Creation Date: February 3, 2011
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Inside
this week..
Gulfport Installs
Red Light Cameras
see page 3

Voter Registration
Deadline
see page 6

Meet the Gulfport
Candidates- Tonight
see page 7

First Friday Art Walk
see page 16

Spirit of Gulfport
Awards
see page 20

Candidate
Endorsements
see page 31

Arbor Day Prep
see page 35

Big Fallout from
Egypt Riots
see page 38

Council Finishes
Charter Changes
see page 45

Get Rescued
Evening Celebration
see page 48
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Flea Market Treasures


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Submitted by Pam Mc
Everybody loves a "good bargain!" That is probalc
the Senior Center Flea Market's are an all time favori
One of the best selling items is jewelry.
The Senior Center is fortunate to have lots of
donated through out the year. They are lucky tc
volunteer Joy DeAbreu. When Joy discovered how p
the jewelry was, she got busy! Despite having art[
both hands, Joy has made over 21 pairs of earrin
necklaces, and 6 bracelets, then donated them
Senior Center Flea Market where all proceeds go
Senior Center Foundation.

Matching Fence Heights
GULFPORT- Properties with side property
lines adjacent to the rear property line of a
corner lot can now put up fences that match
the corner lot's fence in height, thanks to
new city legislation.
"Someone on the corner lot can bring their
fence all the way to the end of their property,
meeting setbacks. The person who lives
next door to them couldn't do it," Gulfport
city manager Jim O'Reilly explained. With
the passage of this ordinance, an interior
property that shares a common property
line with a corner lot can construct the same
height fence as that corner lot. This only
affects side interior properties that share
their side property line with the corner
property's rear property line.

New Gulfport Teen
Council Members
City council voted to approve Dylan Totilo
and Michael Wos as alternate members to
the Gulfport Teen Council.


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PACE Program Passes
Second Reading
Councilman David Hastings
Warns of Pitfalls; Council
Passes Ordinance Anyway

GULFPORT- Despite councilman
David Hastings' continued words of
caution about possible negative lending
ramifications to property owners, the
city council passed the PACE (Property
Assessed Clean Energy) ordinance
Tuesday night.
The ordinance will allow the city to
retain a fund administrator who will
negotiate voluntary loans to commercial
property owners. Commercial property
owners may borrow money to make
weather hardening and energy efficient
improvements. Property owners will
repay these loans when they pay their
property taxes and the lender will have
liens on the property that are superior to
the mortgage lien itself.
Councilmember David Hastings said
See PACE, page 30


by ivieiissa Lauman
The last Friday of the month the Corey Avenue merchants
offer a night of music and refreshments.Some Gasparilla
Eve fun included karaoke. Pictured are Taylor Williams
just behind Shannon Williams and Savannah St. Clair.

















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Street Wise Self
Protection for Women
Streetwise Self Protection for Women
is returning to Gulfport Recreation
Center on Tuesday nights. The
course is eight weeks and is $40 or $7
per class. Class will be from 7:45 to
8:45 p.m. Please contact Barbara
Stark at 727-321-2098 for more
information.

Councilman Newton to
Speak at Club Meeting
The monthly meeting of the South
St. Petersburg Democratic Club will
be held on Saturday, February 5
at the Sanderlin Center at 11 a.m.
Wengay Newton, city council, will
be there to give his perception of
the recent police shootings and the
destruction of the house in Midtown.
This will be an excellent opportunity
to learn the "insiders" take on what
went wrong.
They will also be electing their 2011
officers at this meeting and sharing a
potluck lunch.


Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


City of Gulfport Installs Red Light Cameras
Intersection safety cameras will begin taking photos of red-light runners at
designated intersections beginning February 21, 2011. Cameras will capture
still images and video of red-light running violations. During a 30- day warning
period, a warning notice will be issued to the vehicle's registered owner. There
will be no fine for this warning notice. Citations will be issued beginning March
21, 2011. The fine for a violation is $158.00.
The intersection safety cameras are located at the following intersections:
* West Bound Gulfport Boulevard South at 58th Street South
* South Bound 49th Street South at 15th Avenue South
* East Bound Gulfport Boulevard South at 49th Street South
For more information follow this link to our Red Light Camera Frequently
Asked Questions page at www.gulfportpolice.com.











11 17 since 1968
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Gulfport, FL 33707
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OPEN
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Publishers / Editors
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Customer Service / Sales
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Contributing Writers
Gina Forgetta, Bill Northrop, Anne Rush
Photographer / Education Reporter
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City Hall - Beaches
Melissa Lattman
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Contents of this publication may not be reproduced or copied
without premission of the Publishers.


Gulfport Lions
Pancake Breakfast
Gulfport Lions Club invites the public
to their third pancake breakfast of
the season. They money that they
raise from these events is used not
only on state Lions projects, but also
for local projects. At this time they
are raising money to support Little
League.
The breakfast will be served on
Saturday, February 5 from 7 a.m. to
11 a.m. at 4630 Tifton Drive, right
behind the Gulfport Marina. They
will serve pancakes, eggs, sausage
and tea, coffee or milk for a donation
of $4.

Support Our Troops
Golf Tournament
ST. PETE BEACH- St. Pete Beach
Support Our Troops is a registered
non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation
dedicated to showing our brave men
and women fighting in Iraq and
Afghanistan care and appreciation
for their sacrifices. Please join them


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Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


for a "Support Our Troops ('h.n-ily
Golf Scramble" at the St. Petersburg
Country Club on February 7.
Registration begins at noon with a
shotgun start at 1 p.m. Participants
can register for the entire tournament
or just dinner; all funds raised are
used for postage to mail packages to
those currently deployed in Iraq and
Afghanistan.
Support Our Troops is always
seeking financial support as well
as donations of food and hygiene
products to provide care packages to
troops. For a full list of needed items
and to find out more information
on getting involved in this fun and
worthwhile event, please contact
Terri Finnerty at 727-641-2314 or
spbsot@yahoo.com.

Looking for Some Jazz?
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society
will sponsor I:..l.I.I Tess and the
Dixie Chaps" on Thursday, February
10 at the Bilmar Beach Resort in
Treasure Island from 7-9:30 p.m.
Admission is $7. Call 727-522-6877.
















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Portabella Mushrooms Stuffed with Crab Meat and Spinach $9
Pulled Ductin Roasted Corn Crespefli with Orange Cream $10
Sausage Pflate: Venison Bfueberry, Duck Orange, Pheasant Cognac $9
Proscuitto with Melon and farmiggiano $9
Marsala Poached Pear on Spinach Safad with goat Cheese $9
Tuna Carpaccio with Eggplant Refish $11
Second Piatti
'Veal(Osso Bucco with Creamy Saffron Risotto $31
Buffalo Lasagna $16
Pan Seared Sea Bass with Wild Mushroom Oyster Sauce $27
Chicken Cacciatore with fresh Linguini $17
R1(acofLamb with Roasted fingerling Potatoes and Asparagus $25
fresh Papardelle - Smoted Salmon, Asparagus & grape Tomatoes $17
Wild Soar Chops with Roasted Potatoes and B(ackberry Demi $24
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Vanilla Tana Cotta with fresh Rasberries $7
Ricotta Cheese Cate with Witd Berries $7
Flourless Chocolate Cherry Cake with Almonds $7
Stromboli with Apricot and Real Vanilla Whip Cream $6
Mousse au Chocolate with fresh Strawberries $6

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Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011







February 7 is the Deadline to
Register for March 8 Elections
Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark is announcing upcoming
voter registration events and reminding residents that Monday, February 7 is the
voter registration deadline to vote in the March 8, 2011 Municipal Elections.
Registration is required for new voters by this deadline in order to participate
in the March elections. Voters who are already registered to vote do not need to
re-register.
The following municipalities have scheduled elections on March 8: Belleair
Beach, Gulfport, Kenneth City, Madeira Beach, Seminole, South Pasadena,
St. Pete Beach, Tarpon Springs and Treasure Island.
You can register to vote or update your voter information at any Supervisor of
Elections office, public library, driver license office or government office handling
social services. Some public libraries have evening and weekend hours.
Clark has also scheduled voter registration events and a demonstration of the
optical scan voting system. You can register to vote, update your address, name,
party or signature, and request mail ballots at:
* February 4 - Voter Registration and Voting System Demonstration, Gulf
Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach, 3 - 5 p.m.
* February 5 - Voter Registration and Voting System Demonstration, St. Pete
Beach Public Library, 365 73rd Ave., St. Pete Beach, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Citizens who are registered anywhere in Florida and now reside in Pinellas
County can make name, address or signature updates through Election Day.
However, voters are encouraged to update their voter information prior to
Election Day to avoid delays. Address changes within the county may be made
by phone. Other updates may be made by completing and signing a Voter
Registration Application with the changes noted.
To request a ballot by mail or for more information, call (727) 464-6788 or visit
www.votepinellas.com. For an updated voter education event list, visit www.
votepinellas.com and click on News and Events/Voter Education & Registration
Events.


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Spaghetti & Meatballs
With Salad, Garlic Bread,
Dessert, Coffee, Tea
Saturday Adunis $700
February 5th Children $S0A
4-7pm Under 10 40

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L (behind the Marina, by the yacht clubs)
Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


St. Petersburg Petite
Little Theater to
Hold Auditions
St. Petersburg Petite Little Theatre,
a community theater for children,
is holding auditions for their next
presentation "Unwrapped on
Monday, February 7 and Tuesday,
February 8 from 3:30 p.m. to
5:30 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Little
Theatre located at 4025 31 Street
S. in St.Petersburg. The auditions
are free and open to the public for
children age 8 to 14 and everyone
who participates in the auditions gets
a part. The six week program costs
$50. The theater offers scholarships
to about half of its participants. For
more information call Elaine Taylor
at 864-2850.

CABA Accepting
New Memberships
The Corey Area Business Association
(CABA) is now accepting new
memberships for the 2011 year. If
you own a business within the Corey
Avenue, downtown St Pete Beach
area and would like to join CABA,
please contact Kathi Hansen at Corey
Corners, 350 CoreyAvenue or call 727-
498-8778. Annual membership dues
are $175/year and gives you many
benefits and networking for your
business. Next CABA membership
meeting is Tuesday, February 8 at
5:30 p.m. at Madeleina Cottage, 357
Corey Avenue. Free parking. Visit
www.coreyave.com.







Clothing Swap Returns
to Fresh Market
GULFPORT- Gulfport's next free
clothing swap will take place at the
Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on
Tuesday, February 8 from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. The clothing swap will be
held in the Fresh Market area, near
The Outpost, 3007 Beach Boulevard
S. Participants are invited to bring
up to five gently used garments to
exchange for vouchers that may be
used to select clothing brought in by
other participants. Clothing may be
for women, men or children. Please
provide hangers for all garments to
be used in the swap. For anyone in-
terested, vouchers may also be pur-
chased for $3 each.
Donations of clothing above the
5-garment limit will be accepted.
All additional donations should
be contained in bags or boxes. All
cash proceeds, donated clothing,
and non-selected garments at the
end of the swap will be donated to
Community Action Stops Abuse
(CASA). CASA is a local non-profit
organization providing services to
survivors of abuse or violence. For
more information on the clothing
swap, contact Daniel Hodge at 727-
366-4086 or email dan@igc.org. In
case of rain, the clothing swap will
be rescheduled for Tuesday, March
8.
Gulfport's Tuesday Fresh Market
is a year-round event, offering fresh
fruits and vegetables (including
locally grown seasonal produce from
farms in our area), as well as fresh


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Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


bread, cheese, seafood, herbs, plants
and flowers, cupcakes and pastries,
hand-blended teas, nuts, local
honey, pet treats, hand-made soaps,
local art, crafts, jewelry, candles and
healing lotions and oils. Newvendors
join the market place each week and
live music is always featured. The
Market takes place every Tuesday
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more details about the Fresh
Market or for vendor information,
contact Daniel Hodge at 727-
366-4086 or email dan@igc.org or visit


the Gulfport Merchants Association
website at www.GulfportMA.com.

Art Exhibit in St.
Pete Beach
The works of Jeannie Papado-
poulos (clay work) and Gabriela
Valencia (oil paintings) will be on
display at Oscar Restaurant, 432
75 Avenue in St. Pete Beach from
February 1-28.


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West Virginia
Society to Meet
West Virginians will welcome the
gospel music of Liz and Tim Cawthon
during their regular meeting of
the West Virginia State Society at
11:15 a.m. on Monday, February 7
at the Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1900 34
Street N. in St. Pete. The "Dutch
Treat" luncheon is open to all former
or visiting West Virginians. Try to
arrive early to enjoy the greeting
period prior to going through the food
line at 11:30 a.m. The Cawthons,
who tour the southeast with their
gospel ministry, will offer their
inspiring program about 1 p.m. Call
society president, Al Carnahan, at
347-1623.

Annual Card and
Game Party Time
ST. PETE BEACH- The St. Pete
Beach Community Club announces
their annual Card and Game Party
scheduled for Saturday, February 5
from l-4p.m. The partywillbe held at
the Warren Webster Building, 1500
Pass-a-Grille Way, and will feature
door prizes and light refreshments.
A donation to the Community Club
of $4 will be collected at the door.
The party is open to the public.
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing
games and cards and supporting
a local philanthropic cause. Call
Community Club president Marie
Friszolowski at 360-8216 for more
information.







Gulfport's Famous Funky Cozy
Cottage Book Shop
Get those creative juices flowing!
- ALL QUILTING
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HANDICRAFT
PATTERN BOOKS
SPECIAL
25% OFF
3107 Beach Blud. S.
S347-8732
*Tues - Sat 10:30 - 5:30
Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


Photo by Cathy Salustri
Johnna Moser talks to Donna Anderson about the Sea Angels Ms. Anderson makes out of
shells. Two two women sell their crafts at the Pass-a-Grille Beach Art Bazaar. The Bazaar,
which runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the Paradise Grill on Pass-a-Grille
beach, showcases a handful if local artisans who make everything from crystal jewelry to
paintings of local beachscapes.

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Find Help Coping
with Depression
A workshop that addresses
the symptoms and the illness
of depression will be given on
Saturday, February 5 from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at The Suncoast Hospice,
5771 Roosevelt Boulevard in Largo.
Topics will include awareness of
medications, self-esteem (using a
dynamic toolbox) and working on
codependency issues. Call Les at
727-822-3480 or email to lambush@
juno.com.

ABWA to Meet
Professional Business Divas Chapter
of the American Business Women's
Association (ABWA) invite business
women throughout the community
to attend a Networking meeting
at the Marriott Hotel, (Roosevelt's
Restaurant), 12600 Roosevelt
Boulevard N. in St. Petersburg on
Wednesday, February 16 from 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of the luncheon
is $15.
This meeting allows attendees,
within a brief span of time, to network
and exchange ideas and referrals and
to learn more about ABWA.
This event will also feature a
presentation by Jill Hazeltine, a
motivational speaker who willpresent
"Deliberate Decisions Determine
Destiny".
Please RSVP by calling Jeannine
Storer no later than noon on Friday
February 11 at 727-572-1224 or
email rdsjs@verizon.net.


8pm-midnight
Gulfport Casino Ballroom
00 Shore Blvd S, Gulfport 337
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In honor of Valenline's Day. Palms of Pasadena Hospital is offering
the following important women's exams at a discounted price during
the entire month of February.

Digital Screening Mammogram ($65)- Detets up
to 28% more cancers in women 50 and younger and in women with dense breast
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Calcium Scoring Test ($65) - This painless non-invase
test provides 3D images of your heart, helping your physician make critical
diagnostic decisions about your heart and prevent heart disease

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test measures the density of your bones to help detect osteoporosis


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Let Your Love Grow,
Not Your Waist Line.


Soroptimists to Meet
The Soroptimist International of
Holiday Isles will hold its monthly
meeting on Monday February 7 at 5:30
p.m. at The Club; (formerly Treasure
Island Yacht & Tennis Club) 400
Treasure Island Causeway, Treasure
Island (Dutch-treat). For reservations
please forward your response to
siholidayisle s@soroptimist.net
and for more information on this
international women's organization
please visit www.soroptimist.

Retired Educators
to Meet
The South Pinellas Retired
Educators Association (SPCREA)
meets the second Thursday of each
month from October through May
at the Piccadilly Cafeteria at 19th
Ave. and 34th St. N. at 11 a.m. Their
meetings are open to all who have
worked in the field of education,
including teachers, support personnel
and administrators. At 12 noon their
meeting begins with an activity
planned by the hospitality committee.
Their program for February 10
features Betty Gray, well known
presenter of living dramas who will
reenact the inspiring life of Dale
Evans. Members are asked to bring
a card with the name of a motivating
person in history that they would like
to know more about. The meeting
adjourns by 1 p.m. Email Joyce
Walters at jellenl' I i.n y.h.......11 for
more information.


Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011






Natural History
Speaker Series
The Friends of the Boyd Hill
Nature Preserve invite you to hear
Don Stillwaugh, MS., Biological
Scientist, who will speak on "Pine
Flatwoods Flora: The Dragonflies
and Butterflies They Support" on
Tuesday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. at
the Lake Maggiore Environmental
Education Center at Boyd Hill
Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club
Way S. in St. Petersburg. Free. Call
893-7326.

MARSP
The St. Petersburg Chapter of the
MichiganAssociationofRetiredSchool
Personnel will meet on February 8 at
11:30 a.m. at the Piccadilly Cafeteria,
1900 34 Street N. in St. Petersburg. In
acknowledgement of the centennial of
Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime
Band", Joy Katzen-Guthrie will
present a musical program entitled
"Rags to Riches - a Celebration of
Ragtime". Call Wendy at 572-9854.


South Pasadena Civic Association
The South Pasadena Civic Association is having a Lasagna Dinner on
Saturday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Following the dinner there will
be 10 games of bingo. Cost is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Call
Agnes at 347-5292 for tickets.
The Civic Association will host a "Meet the Candidates" meeting on Wednesday,
February 9 at 1:30 p.m. in City Hall.

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Joshua Wolfenden, Dirctr of Christian Education
Angela Wolfenden, Worship Music Director
(727) 866-7362
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and School
Pastor Paul Burtzlaff
301 58th St. South
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6315 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg
727-347-1226


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Sunday Worship 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
Wednesday 10:0 AM (Healing)
Kids Wanted
St. Vincent Pre-School
321-0563
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Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965
for more information on placing your ad in this special section


Unitarian Universalist
United Fellowship
5721 Central Ave.
Do you cherish your doubts? You might be
a Unitarian Universallist and not know it.
Join us for a free and responsible search
for truth and meaning.
Discussion - 10:15 AM
Program - 11:00 AM
www.uuunited.org


Join Us For
SUNDAY SERVICES
Wednesday Healing Eucharist 11am
Sunday 8am & 10am Holy Eucharist
Our Thrift Store is open
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Food Pantry
Food Pantry is Open
1st & 3rd Sundays
from: 10 am to 12:30 pm
St. Bartholomew's
Episcopal Church
3747 34th St. South St. Petersburg, FL 33711
(727) 867-7015


9:15&11:00am -
Kids Church at 9:15 am -
Fellowship between services. ,,,!
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Scholar in Residence
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(on Pass-A-Grille Way between 1st & 2nd Ave.)
727-360-9740
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4th Annual Hog
Heaven Barbecue
First United Methodist Church in
Gulfport will present John Verville,
the "Ribdog" and Master Kansas
City Barbecue Society judge, cooking
his championship pork for you on
Saturday, February 26 from 5-7:30
p.m. In addition to generous portions
of competition quality hickory-
smoked pulled pork, dinners will
include hickory smoked baked bean,
cole slaw, bread and dessert. Tickets
are $8 per person in advance, $9 at
the door. Hot dog dinners for children
under 12 are also available for $3.
Takeouts are available.
For tickets, visit the church office at
2728 53 Street S. in Gulfport or call
727-321-3620 or 727-488-9031.

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

Come, explore and deepen faith with a
welcoming, inclusive, small congregation.



5313 27th Ave. S.
Tel: 727-321-8086
Gulfportpc@tampabay.rr.com

Sunday Worship: 10:30 am

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MOST HOLY NAME
of JESUS PARISH
5800 15th Avenue South
Gulfport, Fl, 33707 Church 727-347-9989
www.mostholyname.org
Parish Office: mon. 9-5,Tue-Thu 9-3, Fri 9-12
closed daily noon - 1 pm
Catholic Mass Schedule
Sunday Obligation: 4:30 pm Vigil, 8am,
9:30 & 11:30 am en Espanol
Daily Mass: 8am Mon-Fri., 6pm Fri., 9am Sat.
Holy Days: 6pmr Vigil, 8am,
Noon & 7pm en Espanol



Metaphysical Community Church
1950 2nd Ave. No., St.Petersburg, FL. 33713
(727) 822-8628
(727) 822-3157
Sunday Service, 11:00 am
Sunday, Healing & Meditation
10:30-10:50 - Burlington House
Monday, Course in Miracles 7pm
Miracle Bookstore, Open Wed.-Sat. 11-4pm
Visit our Website for Events & Programs
www.templeofthelivinggod.org


First United Methodist
Church of Gulfport
www.gulfportumc.org


321-3620
Sunday Mornings
Childcare Available
Sunday
Sunday School 9:15a
Traditional Serv. 10:30a
Wednesdays
In The Fellowship Hall
Supper and Study 6:00p


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11:00 am Traditional Service
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Phone 727-381-2499 www.pasadenacommunitychurch.org


Contemporary Service
Sunday School for all ages


&t. Albain's
Episcopal Church
|o and Day School
o a home on the beach
8 - Sunday Mornings -
8 and 10:30 am
I 330 85th Ave.
8 St. Pete Beach
| 727-360-8406
0 www.stalbanstpetebeach.org






Club to Hold Flea Market and Bake Sale
The St. Petersburg Woman's Club at 40 Snell Isle Blvd N.E. will present its
annual "Treats & Treasures" Flea Market & Bake Sale on Friday, February 11
from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, February 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The
kitchen will be open for tasty treats, featuring homemade soups, hot dogs, coffee,
soft drinks and other baked goods. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the
Gulfcoast Oncology Foundation.
For information on monthly meetings, Saturday Group, art and craft workshops,
monthly excursions, weekly sewing group, card games or
information on renting their Historical Clubhouse call 822-4982 or visit www.
StPetersburgWomansClub.org.


Finally, answers to your

Medicaid questions.

Free Medicaid Information Seminar
Thursday, February 10th at 2pm


Arbor Oaks Assisted Living
1701 68th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL. 33710
(Near Tryrone Mall behind Chili's)


Please call Rachel for more information
at

727-539-0181
or visit our website at FLMedicaid.com

* Find out the legal way to avoid being
impoverished by nursing home
costs.

* Learn how to save your assets, your
house, car, and way of life and still
obtain long-term nursing care.

* Easy to understand explanations of
how Medicaid works by elder law
attorney Sean W. Scott, Esq.

* New, up-to-date information for
2011, includes the most recent
federal Medicaid law changes.
The hiring of a lawyer Is an Important decision that should not
be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask
us to send you free written information about our qualifications
and experience. Also visit us at FLMedicaid.com. E 1o


SeanW Scott
Elder Law Attorney
3233 East Bay Drive * Largo * Florida * 33771


Massachusetts
Society to Meet
The Massachsetts Society will meet
on February 9 at 1 p.m. at the Lions
Club on Tifton Dr. in Gulfport. This
month is their ice cream social. Come
to enjoy the ice cream and meet with
fellow New Englanders.

Seniors' Chat Room
Join others as they experience
table topics with the Gulfport Senior
Center's Chat Room every Friday at
2 p.m. The Center is located at 5501
27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.


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Watch for Student
Shutterbugs
Don't be surprised if you see Walden
Middle School students out and
about on the streets of Gulfport over
the coming weeks. They are busy
snapping scenes of life in the city for
their photography project "Glimpses
of Gulfport".
The month-long project gives
students the opportunity to learn
basic camera skills and explore their
vision of the what they beachside
community means to them. Areas
the students have expressed interest
in exploring with their lenses include
Beach Blvd., Stetson Law School
and St. Andrew's Russian Orthodox
Church.
Walden students plan to hold a
gallery show featuring images from
the project in late spring, time and
place to be announced.



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Talented Teens
Sing to Gulfport's
Seniors
By Cathy Salustri

Marion Wolfe and and
Ryan Monroe sing "Those
You've Known" from "Spring
Awakening" for the seniors
in the audience Friday
afternoon. Both teens attend
the Pinellas County Center
for the Arts and are part of
the Gibbs High School Choral
Group. The group sang for
Gulfport and St. Pete seniors
who attended the Gulfport
Multipurpose Senior Center's
annual entertainment fair.
The program, which included
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2 28th Ave. & 54th St. (Dog Park)
3b 28th Ave. & Beach Blvd.
4 Casino-Shore Blvd. & Beach Blvd.
5 Recreation Ctr., 5730 Shore Blvd.
6 Wood Ibis Park, 28th Ave.
7 Town Shores, 59th St. & Shore Blvd.
8 Wood Ibis Park, 58th St.
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Highwaymen and Floridana Show Find New
Home at Garden Club
Photo by Cathy Salustri

Highwayman artist Robert L. Lewis signs a painting
for a fan at Hula Hula's annual Floridana show. Mr.
Lewis said he started creating things as a child.
"I used to do mud pies- I used to roam the river for
'em," he laughs. He painted the first of his "palm
trail" paintings in 1958. Today, he displays his work
at shows like the Floridana show Saturday.
Hula Hula moved the annual show from the
Gulfport Casino to the St. Petersburg Garden Club.
Event organizers say they plan to have the show at
the club again next year. The next similar event is
Antiques in the Park at Clymer Park on March 19.


Grab your Sweetie
for a Dinner/Dance
A Valentine dinner and dance
will be held at the Treasure Island
Community Center on Saturday,
February 12 with music provided
by the four-piece band "Pleasure".
There will be plenty of door prizes
and free wine will be offered with
the three-course meal. You may also
bring your own beverages. The event
is sponsored by the Italian-American
Society of St. Petersburg.
Hors d'oeuvres begin at 7 p.m. and
the dinner and music begin at 7:30
p.m. Tickets are $30 per person and
must be purchased in advance. Call
Steve at 727-224-8731.


Gulfport's First
Friday Art Walk
Discover the perfect gift for your
sweetheart at Gulfport's First
Friday Art Walk on February
4 from 6-10 p.m. Observe the
talented artists at work all along
Beach & Shore Boulevards and
peruse the work of over 50 artists
and crafters, as well as authors
and entertainers stretched
over a half-mile up and down
scenic Beach Boulevard. Live
entertainers, including The Paul
Anthony Band, Jimmy "Fiddle"
Moreland, The New Horizons
Band and others will be appearing
at venues throughout the Village.
The Industrial Art Center
continues to offer "Blow Your Own
Glass Masterpiece" mini classes
by master glass blower Jackie
Ballard and the IAC team. This
Friday, in addition to the regular
glass blowing menu, IAC will
be offering heart ornaments, an
annual feature for Valentine's Day.
Visitors can view the stars through
St. Pete Astronomy Club's state
of the art telescopes, weather
permitting, every first Friday.
While browsing the art and craft
booths, don't miss Gulfport's
unique shops, boutiques and
galleries. Enjoy dinner at one
of over a dozen fine restaurants
within the Art District, now one of
the foremost dining destinations
in the Bay Area.

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Gulfport: Old Florida With a Twist! Shopping, Dining, Music, Events
Visit us on Beach and Shore Boulevards


Art WalkS are the perfect opportunity to
shop for unique gifts. Valentine's Day is just
around the corner! Local art, crafts and other
wares are displayed and sold along Beach Blvd.
It's a unique Gulfport experience that locals and
visitors alike look forward to. Soak up local color
and stroll the Waterfront Village. Dine, shop,
relax. Repeat twice a month, every month!
Always on the first Friday and third Saturday.
Coming up this month on Friday, February 4th
and Saturday, February 19th, 6 to 10pm.


S \ The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is
hopping these days! Over 40 vendors offer a
v large selection of goods, including fresh fruits
and vegetables, organic produce, local honey,
teas, herbs, seafood, cheese, fresh breads,
pastries, pasta and sauces, nuts and granola,
gourmet and ethnic foods, candy, garden
plants, bath and body products, hand-made art
and crafts and much more. It is a community-
spirited gathering in the heart of town. Visit the
Market Tuesdays, 9am to 3pm on Beach Blvd.
Gulfport's Get Rescued, the beloved below 29th Ave. South.
annual free festival takes over Beach Blvd. with
rescue groups, animals for adoption,
pet-friendly vendors and activities, music,
games, arts, crafts, training demos and more.
Dogs: bring your own well-behaved, leashed
people! Donations of pet food and cat litter
encouraged. Sat., Feb. 26th, 10am to 5pm.
Later, join us for the Get Rescued Celebration at
Gulfport Casino from 7 to 11pm. Live music,
dancing, food, cash bar, raffles, live & silent
auctions benefit participating rescue groups.
Get tickets ($20) at: Domain Home Accessories,
The Outpost, and Reef Dog Gifts & Grooming.
www.GulfportMA.com * 866-ART-WALK


Upcoming Events
1st Friday Art Walk
Fri., Feb. 4, 6-10pm
(727) 322-5217
Starlight ArtCruise
Fri., Feb. 4, 6:30-8:30pm
(727) 360-7411

"Drum Talk" Drum Circle
Fri., Feb. 4, 8-10pm
Beach Blvd. & 29th Ave. S.
Fresh Market
Every Tuesday, 9am-3pm
(727) 366-4086
Free Clothing Swap
Tue., Feb. 8, 9am-1 pm
(727) 366-4086
Pasadena Band
Free Concert
Thur., Feb. 10, 7:30prm
(727) 344-3711
Valentine's Dance
Sat., Feb. 12, 7pm
(727) 893-1070
3rd Saturday Art Walk
Sat., Feb. 19, 6-1 Opm
(727) 322-5217
Gulfport's Get Rescued
Sat., Feb. 26, 10am-5pm
(727) 322-5217
Get Rescued Celebration
Sat., Feb. 26, 7-11 pm
(727) 667-7531


Please support these members of the Gulfport Merchants Association,
your local independent businesses:
007 Computer Services * The Art of Massage * Auntie Lynda's Pet Care * Beach & Body I
- BeachLile Newspaper * Bellini's Mediterranean Grill * Bo-Tiki * Can San's * City ol Gullport
* Culby Group * Domain Home Accessories * The Gabber Newspaper
* Gulfport Chamber ol Commerce e Gulfport On The Rocks
* Gullport! Magazine * House of Renee Originals * Industrial Arts Center
* Karen's Florist of Gulfport * Kayak Nature Adventures * La Cole Basque
Winehouse * O'Maddy's Bar & Grill * The Outpost * Owen Pach Studios * Peg's Cantina
* Peninsula Inn & Spa * Pia's Traltoria e Reef Dog Gifts & Grooming * Sail Away Realty e Salon M
* Sea Breeze Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn * SIK Promotions * Small Adventures Bookshop * Slella's Deli & Gelalo * Tangelo's - Yummy's
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,Gtulfport Garden &.
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Not enough people signed up for
the Garden Club trip to Harry P.
Leu Gardens on February 10 so
the trip has been cancelled. Money
collected from those who did want
to go will be returned.
The next outing will be a boat trip
to Egmont Key on March 10. Watch
the Gabber for details.

PYS Strings Orchestra
to Perform
The Serenade Strings Orchestra
of the Pinellas Youth Symphony
will perform a concert on Saturday,
February 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the St.
Petersburg College Music Center
(6605 Fifth Avenue N. in St.
Petersburg. Soloists in Serenade
Strings will perform string
repertoire from pieces composed
by Vivaldi, Bach, Telemann,
Haydn, Beethoven and Hindemith.
Donations gratefully accepted.
Visit www.pysmusic.org.



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Chris Miller, Gulfport: "Going to
my girlfriend's house for a party."


Laura Prosser, St Petersburg:
"I'm not a football fan, (although I
did) attend the first Rays game in
St. Petersburg. I won't be watching
it; I consider it a vicious game. I'm a
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Barbara Purtee, Gulfport:
"Nothing special- just keeping an eye
on the score and hoping the Packers
win. I have a good friend who is a
Steelers fan and I suspect we'll be
'duking it out!'"


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Spirit of Gulfport Awards:
By Cathy Salustri
At the first Gulfport city council
meeting of 2011, council's vote not to
give the Spirit of Gulfport award to a
local couple had many people talking
about the award itself. Councilman
Sam Henderson told the Gabber
he viewed it as a "good neighbor"
award; others said they had never
known Gulfport city council to take
a vote on such an award.
In 2010, after Lynne Brown
responded to Vice-Mayor King's
comment that her Spirit of Gulfport
award "was long overdue" by saying
she received the award in 2006, the
Gabber asked Gulfport city clerk
for a list of past winners. Although
the current clerk, Lesley DeMuth,
began tracking the winners when
she returned to the city as Clerk,
she said she could find no official
record of past winners. She did find
a handwritten list that she says
may or may not be a complete list of
past winners.
The city created the Spirit of
Gulfport awards in 1997 with


History and Criteria
Resolution 97-59. The resolution says
that the awards would "recognize
those individuals and groups that
make a positive difference in the
community." The resolution further
states that a committee (consisting
of two residents and a city clerk)
would accept nominations for the
awards quarterly.
In 1998, the committee created
criteria for selecting Spirit of Gulfport
recipients. This criteria, outlined
in resolution 98-87, set parameters
for the award. Recipients must be
Gulfport residents, the committee
decided, and should meet one of the
following criteria:
1. Acts of service to the
community,
2. Acts of community involvement,
3. Individual/group achievement, or
4. Good Samaritan acts of
kindness
In 1999, the city passed another
resolution (Resolution 99-103) that
changed the makeup of the committee
to three residents only, removing
the city clerk from the committee.


Two years later the city passed the
final resolution about the Spirit
of Gulfport awards, changing the
committee to five Gulfport residents
(all appointed by city council) who
would serve for two years each.
The city clerk could find no record
of a committee after 2006, and when
this article went to press she could
not find council records dissolving
the committee or any Spirit of
Gulfport-related council actions
other than those stated above.
For the only known list of Spirit
of Gulfport winners, please see the
Gabber's Facebook page's Discussion
section. If you won the award but
your name is not listed, please reply
below the discussion.

Contact Cathy Salustri at
CathySalustri@theGabber.comrn.


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Family Movie
Night is Back
ST. PETE BEACH- The City of
St. Pete Beach's Recreation Division
had such a great turnout for their
first Movie in the Park that they are
doing it again! Join them on Friday,
February 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
in the Community Center's Horan
Park, located at 7701 Boca Ciega
Drive. Parents and children will
enjoy a showing of "Space Jam" on
their huge inflatable screen and be
treated to freshly popped popcorn.
Bring your blankets and chairs to
enjoy a free night of family fun out
under the stars! Call 363-9245 for
more details.

Now Enrolling for
Spring Break Camp
ST. PETE BEACH- The St. Pete
Beach Community Center will be
holding its Spring Break Camp for
kids in 1st through 5th grades from
Monday, March 28 to Friday, April
1.
Camp activities include gym
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Bree is an adorable, Chinook mix playful girl. She really
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about Frankie by calling his foster mom, Nancy, at 727-
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Community Band to
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The Casino in downtown Gulfport
will be the location for a concert by the
South Pasadena Community Band
entitled Lincoln and Valentines. The
concert is free to the public and will
be presented on Thursday, February
10 at 7:30 p.m.
Musical Director Max Millspaugh
said that this will be a very enjoyable
concert as the band presents music
befitting Presidents' Day and
Valentines' Day. "We will present
some Cole Porter and Mancini
tunes that will serenade the lovers
in the audience and we will include
"American Anthem" and "Lincoln at
Gettysburg" that will pay homage to
the presidents of our great country,"
said Millspaugh. "And then just for
fun, we are going to do a musical
salute to that great entertainer Spike
Jones and add in a Sousa march just
for color," he concluded.
Gulfport Mayor Mike Yajes said
that the concerts have been well
received this year. The concession
stand in the Casino will be open to
provide refreshments for the concert-
goers and the Chamber of Commerce
will have representatives on hand to
greet those in attendance, said the
Mayor.
Kathleen Peters, Mayor of the City
of South Pasadena commented that
in the over 20 years that the city has
sponsored the band, this has been a
banner season for the band both in
terms of performance and audience
acceptance. "We are proud of the
band and we look forward to each
concert they present," she said.
The concert is free with plenty of free
parking adjacent to the Casino and
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Mark your Calendar
for Family Fun Day
Family Fun Day is presented by the
City of Gulfport Recreation Division.
The event is Saturday, February 19
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tomlinson
Lake Park (corner of Tangerine
Avenue South & 54th Street
South). The free event will include
inflatables, entertainment, arts &
crafts, family competitions, hot dogs
and bottled water. There will also be
a community art mural that will be
displayed at various City facilities.
Please come join in this wonderful
family event!

Tour Barbara
Gilberg Habitat
By Natalie Leggette
Join me for a tour of the park on
February 16 at 10 a.m. and hear
information for waterfront property
owners. 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 due to the birds feeding on the
ground.
The park is located at 1600 Pasadena
Avenue. Call 384-0701.

USCG Safe Boating
Program
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
78 has a 13-week continuous Safe
Boating program every Tuesday,
7:30 p.m., Warren Webster
Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-
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south of Don CeSar). Start at your
convenience. First day, come at
7 p.m. to register. Begin any Tuesday
and finish 13 weeks later or take up
to two years to finish.
February program includes "Boating
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Your Boat - Part A" February 15,
and "Piloting Your Boat - Part B"
February 22.
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By Holiday Mathis
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). As
far as your talent goes, you're better
than you think you are. You'll be
compelled to invest in yourself, and
you certainly should do so. Any extra
tools you can acquire this week will
be worth the investment of time
and money required. You'll be given
something special in the way of
compensation on Thursday.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20).
You're a dreamer, and yet you can be
realistic about what will be involved
in making your dreams come true.
You know that everything you want
will take plenty of hard work, and
you're willing to put in the time.
Deals come up. The first offer will not
be the only one or the best one. Hold
out for what you really want.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Give
what you want to give and no more.
You've been knocking yourself out for
your loved ones, and hopefully you
know it won't make them love you
any more. It's the work they do for
you that makes them appreciate you.
Monday and Tuesday bring special
luck to all of your relationships.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You're
almost ready for a change, but not
quite. You have to be the driver of
this venture, and you'll resist anyone
who tries to push you before you're
ready. Gather as much information
as you can this week. You enjoy
investigating, and you ask just the
right questions to elicit fascinating
input from others.
GEMINI (iI1.iy 21-June 21). A dear
friend has been less than loyal in
some regard. You may even feel that
this person owes you something, and
you could be right. This is the perfect
week to either get to the bottom of
your feelings on the matter and make
a request of your friend, or let it go
altogether.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You're
so gung-ho for a new relationship that


you may commit yourself in ways you
will later question. When you follow
your strong feelings, they will lead
you on an adventure. Whatever the
outcome, your fun along the way --
and the stories you'll tell later -- will
make it all worthwhile.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Go on and
leave a job undone. This may be
difficult for you, but rest assured,
it doesn't mean you're irresponsible
-- quite the contrary. It may instead
mean that you are reading the
current signs accurately and there
is more that must develop before it's
appropriate to move on.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You'll
have fun this week, but you'll never
lose sight of what is really going on.
You see the bottom line when others
around you only see the gains of the
moment. Exciting companionship
will be a major feature at week's end,
and you'll make new friends, too.
Capricorn and Aquarius people are
especially attentive to you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your
spontaneity will be a strong point,
and you will be fearless in your
pursuit of experience. When you act
for the sheer adventure of it, you will
confuse people who usually do not
operate in that way. In your opinion,
looking too hard for a reward at the
end will prevent you from enjoying
the reward as you go.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). This
week, you need lots of room so that
you can stretch out your arms and
embrace life. Loved ones who adore
you may unintentionally make you
feel crowded. There's a nice way for
you to request the space you need.
You'll receive money from out of the
blue in March.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21).
You will make important decisions
about money this week. You'll need
at least three different opinions in
order to make an informed choice.
The perfect book, magazine article or


personal adviser will guide you well.
Also, a Pisces will understand your
strong points and promote you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
There's a good reason for why you'll
choose to toss out a few of your
inhibitions: You want to make every
effort to keep your relationships
interesting and lively. You'll succeed
in this regard. Loved ones will
appreciate the personal risks you
take and the expense you go to in your
efforts to keep everyone amused.
This Week's Birthdays: Your
strong sense of purpose will attract
new friends to you this month.
You'll make money from a greater
number of sources over the next 10
weeks. You'll break free of the past
and start a fresh tradition in May.
Family will make you proud in June,
and you'll develop a strong kinship
with someone you may have had
trouble understanding in the past.
August brings a vision. You'll be
stubborn about bringing your project
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Heart ornaments have been added to
the Industrial Arts Center's 7-course
glass blowing menu for the First
Friday Gulfport Art Walk and on
two additional evenings in February
-- Saturday, February 5 and Friday,
February 11 from 6-10 p.m. both
nights. Whether your heart is a gift
for spouse, partner, mother or sister,
your loved one will enjoy displaying
their sparkling heart ornament year-
round.
Hot Date, a very special benefit
event for Valentines, is planned at
the IAC Saturday evening, February
12 from 6-10 p.m. Valentine couples
will select their own colors and work
with one of the IAC's master glass
blowers to create their own one-of-
a-kind hanging heart. Couples will
work together to blow their hot glass
heart, sealing their breath inside
together forever.
Hot Date Valentines will also be
treated to a four course prix fixe
dinner under the stars on the Gulfport
Art Village Courtyard. The benefit
event will be catered by Master Chef
Lynn DiVenuti, the IAC's President,
in cooperation with Java Nirvana.
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his research indicated that Fannie
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the amount of monies they would
lend to properties in communities
that passed PACE legislation. In
response, the city eliminated PACE
legislation for residences (the Gabber
later found memos from the Federal
Housing Authority to support the
councilman's claim.)
The citizens in attendance had
mixed opinions.
"I just would like to have all the
information," Al Davis, a regular
council attendee, said of the
legislation. "It's not to say that people
wouldn't benefit from this."
Former councilman Larry Cooper
told council he supported the
legislation, saying it would give
businesses a way of improving their
properties.
"I'm not against the idea of allowing
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whether its commercial or residential,
at a lower cost than perhaps the
market would provide," Councilman
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the point is that ever since PACE
was initiated... Freddie Mac and
Fannie Mae sat back and said, 'wait
a minute- we control $6.6 trillion of
mortgages in the US. Our mortgage
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saying is if you are putting these
loans in a superior position to our
$6.6 trillion in mortgages, you're
undermining further the mortgages
in the United States... They said
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paper that has a PACE loan'."
The councilman, who spoke for
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decision to exclude residential
properties might not matter to
lenders, who he said could devalue a
property's loan value by the amount
a property owner could potentially
borrow.
"The majority thinks all we have to
do is exclude the residential and it's
OK. I disagree with that...there is
nothing to prevent any commercial
lender from putting in a paragraph
to say 'we will terminate your
mortgage' (if they take advantage of
PACE)," Councilman Hastings said.
The councilman also said he had
concerns as to why the people who
presented this program to council
failed to mention the issues with
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
"(They) failed to mention ... these
Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac lending
practices, the threat to the residential
side. Why wasn't that told to the
city of Gulfport city council? What
would this third party administrator
have the council do- to pass a PACE
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After the meeting, Mario Farias,
the managing director of Farias
Marketing Group, said his company
didn't mention it because "it's pretty
much public knowledge. It (their
presentation) was geared toward
commercial PACE. We've known now
for the past few months that there is
a stall on the residential side."
Sam Henderson asked the councilman
if the potential for tighter lending
restrictions applied only to the people
who took advantage of the loan
program. Councilman Hastings said
that he believed lenders would apply
to the standards to any property in a
community because those properties
could take advantage of the loan
program in the future.
"Is that something that's legal?"
Councilman Henderson asked city
attorney Andy Salzman.
"It's an unknown. Could they do it?
Sure," Attorney Salzman told him.
"I'm not going to sit here and tell you
that's not possible."
"I don't want to put you in the spot,
but can you guarantee-- OK, its a
little spot--but can you guarantee to
these residents that if we pass this
commercial PACE ordinance that it
will have no effect on the (residential
loans in (G4ullil,,1,' Councilman
Hastings asked Attorney Salzman.
"'No' is the answer. Of course I can't
guarantee that. I would say to you
the one thing I've said already, we
will watch the legislation. If it came
to our attention.... we would bring it
immediately before the council," the
city attorney responded.
"I think that this is a really good
program," Vice-Mayor King said
shortly before the vote, adding that a
bill in congress had concessions in it
that dealt with foreclosures and how
the balance of the loan would carry
forward to the next owner.
Councilman Hastings remained
unconvinced.
"We do not need to be some sort of test
market here. There's no emergency.
I think it's prudent for us to not be
this maverick out there," Councilman
Hastings said before he passed the
sole dissenting vote.
Applause greeted the ordinance's
passage; Mayor Mike Yakes allowed
the applause, despite admonitions in
past meetings that the applause hurt
the city clerk's ears.

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Body Sculpt/Cardio
Kickboxing classes
Get a jump start with your New
Year's resolution with two new
classes. These classes include a
combination of aerobics, strength
training, and kickboxing designed to
raise your heart rate into a "cardio
zone". The fee will be $5 per class or
$8 if you do both classes on the same
night and will be held on Tuesdays.
Cardio Kickboxing is from 6-6:45
p.m. followed by Body Sculpt from
6:45-7:30 in the Game Room at the
Gulfport Recreation Center. Please
contact the instructor Billie at 239-
313-0876 or John at the Recreation
Center at 727-893-1079.

International
Adoption Seminars
Free seminars on "Adopting
Internationally" will be offered
beginning in February in the Tampa
Bay area. There will be a workshop
held on Saturday, February 12 at
Scout Hall in Gulfport and another
on Thursday, February 24 at the
Warren Webster building in Pass-
A-Grille/St. Pete Beach. The
seminars are free and open to those
interested in adopting children
internationally.
Pre-registration is required.
Adoption Arkis a not-for-profit 501(c)
(3), Hague Accredited, international
adoption agency that has facilitated
hundreds of successful international
adoptions for U.S. families. They
have adoption programs in Russia,
Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria,
Hungary and Azerbaijan.
The seminars are a safe and
confidential form in which to
discuss the options available
through Adoption Ark, and the
services they provide. Some of the
topics that will be covered during
the seminar include the process
for adopting from these countries,
home study requirements, travel,
financing/budgeting, background
checks, and other matters related to
international adoption.
To register for either of these
workshops, orforotherinquiriesabout
Adoption Ark, call Annette at 727-
421-0441 or internationaladoption@
tampabay.rr.com.

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City of Gulfport: Candidate Endorsement
Q: Are city employees permitted to endorse candidates in city or county
elections? What about the city manager, clerk, attorney, and council?
A: In a word, no. According to city manager Jim O'Reilly, "no city
employee shall engage in political activity such as campaigning for any
candidate while on duty, while representing the city or while wearing city
uniforms or identification. Employees are prohibited from engaging in
activity of a political nature that could interfere with their duty." This rule
applies to regular and charter employees- in other words, everyone on the
city's regular payroll except elected officials.
However, as long as employees aren't working, they can participate in
political activities as long as, the city manager says, they aren't representing
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RECREATION WEBSITE-www.
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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 PRO-
GRAM - Ongoing registration continues
for the 2010-2011 School Year Child
Care Program for children in Kinder-
garten thru age 14. Non-refundable an-
nual registration fee is $15 for residents
and $100 for non-residents. Program
hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended
hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra
charge. Transportation provided from
Pasadena Fundamental, Bear Creek El-
ementary and Gulfport Montessori.
TOT TIME PROGRAM - The 2010-
2011 Tot Time Program is a pre-school,
hands-on program for ages 3-5 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. Call 893-1068 for more infor-
mation.


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

CLASSES - Call instructor for
more information
* Body Sculpt - Tues., 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Call Billie at 239-313-0876.
* Cardio Kickboxing - Tues. 6-6:45 p.m.
Call Billie at 239-313-0876.
* Fencing - Wed., 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. Call
Jim Campoli at 813-855-3112.
* Energy Dance - Fri., 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Call Livia at 727-501-6915.
* Gymnastics - Fri., 5:30 p.m. Call
Barbara at 804-9400.
* Karate - Mon. & Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Diane at 459-1399.
* Latin Fitness Dance - NEW Morning
class- Mon., 9:30-10:30 a.m. Call Dan-
iela at 561-302-6174 to register.
* Streetwise self protection for women-
Tues., Feb. 1st. 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Call
Barbara Stark at 727-321-2098.
* Stretch-n-Tone - Tues. & Thurs., 9-10
.a.m. call 893-1079.
* Tai Chi -Tues. & 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.
* Walking Club- Thurs., 9 a.m. - Noon.
Call John 893-1069.


* Watercolor with Patsi -Beginners/
Intermediate-Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Patsi at 501-3559.
* Winter Floral Design Classes- Wed.,
Feb. 9th- Mar. 9th, 4:30-6pm or 6:15-
7:45. Contact Laurie at 727-289-
4818(makeitandtakeit@yahoo.com)
* Yoga in the A. M. - Wed. 9-10 a.m.
Call Valerie at 557-4258.
* Yoga- NEW NIGHT- Wed., 6:30 -
7:30 p.m. Call Tamara at 512-2763.
* Yoga - Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call Valerie
at 557-4258.

TOMLINSON SKATE PARK
The City of Gulfport will now allow
bicycles on the Tomlinson Lake Skate
Park on SUNDAYS only for a trial pe-
riod.
Effective October 1st, all skaters/bi-
cyclists MUST purchase a new City
of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use
the City of Gulfport's Tomlinson Lake
Skate Park. Stickers MUST be visibly
placed on the helmet. Annual fee for
stickers is $5 for residents and $10
for non-residents. Also, all skaters/
bicyclists 17 years of age or younger
MUST have a signed parental consent
form filed at the Gulfport Recreation
Center. Availability to register: Mon-
day - Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.


* Gulfport Library


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


PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS
FEBRUARY 2010:

Gulfport Creative Short Story
Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am.
One-on-One Computer Instruc-
tion: By appointment only--contact
Alex Hooks at the Reference Desk, or
call 893-1073.
Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve
Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45
pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660.
AARP Tax Service: Fridays, Febru-
ary 4 through April 15. A free service
for seniors or others on low or fixed in-
comes. First-come, first-served. Bring
all tax papers and a copy of last year's
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return. Doors open at 10:00 am, no
new clients admitted after 3:00 pm.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens &
Adults: Saturday, February 12, 1:00
pm. Make beautiful pages of memo-
ries.
Crafts for Children of All Ages!
Saturday, February 12, 1:00 pm. Pat
Brinkley returns with more great win-
ter craft ideas.
Coffee/Talk Book Discussion:
Thursday, February 17, 10:00 am.
Discussion of A Mercy, by Toni Morri-
son. Copies of the book and discussion
guide are available at the Reference
Help Desk.


MUFON (Mutual UFO Network)
Program/Meeting: Saturday, Febru-
ary 26, 12:00 Noon.
"About the Law" Study Group:
Thursday, February 24, 1:00 pm. Pre-
sented by local chapter of Brandeis
University Women.
Genealogy Discussion Group: Sat-
urday, February 26, 1:00 pm.

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
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ices City Sponsored Activities
i in the Community



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


ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mini-Flea Market: Come check out
bargains at our Mini-Flea Market on
Fri. Feb. 4, 9am to noon.
More About Medicare: Confused
about Medicare? Get clear info on Wed.
Feb. 9 at 1pm. Courtesy of SHINE, a
program of the Department of Elder
Affairs.
Great Backyard Bird Count:
Interested in bird watching? Come to a
special presentation on Mon. Feb. 14 at
1pm and find out how to be a part of the
Great Backyard National Bird Count
event that takes place Feb. 18-21.
Reverse Mortages: Met Life will give
a presentation on Reverse Mortgages.
A no-cost, no-obligation info session
on Wed. Feb. 16 at 1pm. See if this
important financial option can help you
supplement your income now.
Healthy Heart Presentation: on
Thurs. Feb. 17 at 1pm courtesy of Egret
Cove.
Senior Trips: Hard Rock Casino, Feb.
8 & 22 for $20; St. Armand's Circle
with lunch at Dutch Heritage Amish
Restaurant on Feb. 14: $44. IKEA and
lunch on own on Feb. 19 for $29. Call
Carolyn at 347-0806 for further details
about each trip and info about available
2 day trips.
Wii Bowling: There will be a Wii
Bowling Tournament between the
Senior Center bowlers and students
from Stetson University College of Law
on Tues. Feb. 15 at 6:30pm. Come join
us for a fun evening! Refreshments
provided.
Presidents Day Flea Market &
Patio Party: Come to our Senior
Center Flea Market & Patio Party on
Mon. Feb. 21. The Flea Market starts
at 9am and hot dogs on the grill ready
to serve at 11:30am. Includes chips,
cookie and coffee for $3 while supply
lasts. (No Neighborly Care Network
Lunch).
Apply for Tax Exemption:
Representatives from the Pinellas
County Property Appraiser's Office will
visit our Senior Center on Wed. Feb. 23
from 9am-noon to help determine if you
qualify and help you file an application
for a 2011 Property Tax Exemption.
Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


Theater Movie: Mon., Feb. 28 at 12:45pm.
Movie TBA. Free.
Senior Center's Want List: The following
items are needed for upcoming Senior
Center programs and activities: bingo
prizes, greeting cards, tennis balls (100),
7-day pill dispensers (200), small handled
gift bags (200), cat/dog new or gently used
items for the Bark & Purr Gift Boutique. If
you would like to donate any of these items,
please drop them off at the Senior Center.
They would be greatly appreciated.
Coming Soon: Spring Fling Mardi Gras:
Tickets on sale now for the Senior Center's
Spring Fling Mardi Gras on Mon. Mar.
7 from 2pm-4pm. Includes Strawberries
and Champagne Chocolate Covered
Strawberries, Short Cake and Munchies.
Prize for best mask! Opportunity Drawings,
Baskets, Door Prizes. Tickets in advance
$7 (or $10 at door). Special Drawing for
stay at Trade Winds Beach Resort: 3 days,
2 nights. Tickets: $5 or 3/$10
SPECIAL SERVICES:
Free Phones for Hearing Impaired:
Tues. Feb. 15, 9:30am to 11:30am. Courtesy
of Deaf & Hearing Connection.
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.
GEMS Transportation Service: Door-
to-door transportation service is available
for Gulfport senior 55 & over. A $50 annual
registration fee is required and rides are
$1 each way. All rides to the Senior Center
are free. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more
info.
AARP Driving Classes: are held on
the first two Tuesdays of every month at
12:45 p.m. Call 368-3199 for fee info or to
register for Mar. 1 & 8. Must attend two
consecutive classes.

Join our E-mail List:
Send us your e-mail address at cdean@
mygulfport.us or sfrank@mygulfport.us
and we will send you our monthly activity
calendar and notices on special events.

Senior Center/Foundation Website:
Check out what's happening at the Senior
Center by going to
www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org


Neighborhood Center
1617 49th St. So./893-1o7o
Faith Cathedral International Church:
9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays
Bible Study: 9:15am, 4th Sun.
Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm




5501 27th Ave. So.
893-1070
Island Community Theatre
presents
"PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM"
Feb. 3-20
Thurs.-Sat., 8 pm
Sun. Matinee, 2 pm
Tickets $15 Fri., Sat. & Sun.
2 for $20 Thurs.
Call 727-430-2328 or online
www.islandcommunitytheatre.com




5500 Shore Blvd. So.
893-1070
JUKE BOX JAM
Swing Dance
Fri., Feb. 4, $8, 8pm - 12:30am
An Evening of Jazz with
KATT HEFNER & the
Harlem Nights
Sat., Feb. 5, 8pm-12am
Tickets $15, 727-347-4747
WEEKLY DANCES
Every Tuesday
Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7
12-1 pm 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
Swing Dance
6-8pm Lessons, 8-11 pm Dance $7
Thur., Feb. 3 & Fri., Feb. 11
Salsa Dance
7-8:30pm Lessons,
8:30-10 Opm Dance $7

FREE CONCERT with
S. Pasadena Community Band
Thur., Feb. 10, 7:30pm

VALENTINE'S DANCE
GULFBAY 18-pc. BIG BAND
Sat., Feb. 12
8-11pm, $12 at door







Local Obituaries

COSTENBADER, RALPH K.,
90, of Gulfport, died Tuesday, Jan.
25, 2011. Born in Palmerton, PA.
WWII pilot with the 339th Fighter
Squadron, retired from the Air Force
to St. Petersburg in 1968. He flew 210
combat missions in WWII and Korea
in P-38's, P-51's and F-86's. Awarded
many Air Medals, Flying Crosses &
Battle Stars, a Univ. of Tampa Grad;
accomplished musician, hunter,
fisherman and loved golfing at
Pasadena Y&CC. Survived by his wife
of 60 years, Ginny; two sons, Randy
and wife Kathy of TX, David and wife
Melody of NH; granddaughter Sara;
brothers Earl, Carl; sister Ruth and
many nieces and nephews.Memorial
Service Tuesday, Feb. 1st, 11 a.m.
at Anderson-McQueen (Tyrone
Chapel). Visit and personalize the
online family Guestbook at www.
AndersonMcQueen.com, 727-347-
6636.

FLANNERY, MARGARET M.
"PEGGY", 83 of St. Pete Beach
passed away Thursday Jan. 27, 2011
at the Springs of Boca Ciega in South
Pasadena. She was a member of
St. John Vianney Catholic Church and
the Catholic Daughters of America.
She is survived by her son, Michael
and wife, Michelle; daughter, Susan
Flannery-Clay; grandchildren, Ken
Clay V, and Bailey Clay; niece, Nancy
Stephens and husband, Richard;
great- niece, Regina Berryman.
Margaret was preceded by her
husband, John Patrick Flannery on
Nov. 4, 2003; sisters, Mary Sullivan,
Rita Heffernan. Visitation will be
on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Beach
Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.
Catholic Mass will be held on Monday
Jan. 31, 2011 at 10 a.m. from St. John
Vianney Catholic Church. Beach
Memorial Chapel, 727-360-5577.

HANRAHAN, MARCIA E.
(MACKENZIE), of Gulfport, and
formerly of Plainville, MA passed
Jan. 25, 2011, at home, surrounded by
her loved ones. She was the beloved
wife of Paul W. Hanrahan and loving
mother of Laurel Muratori, Lynn
Butler, Leslie Kell, Lisa Christie,
Lee Smolinsky, and the late Paul
W. Hanrahan, Jr. She also leaves 14
wonderful grandchildren. Marcia was


a daughter of the late Donald and
Hope (Peck) MacKenzie and sister
of Donald MacKenzie and Robert
MacKenzie. Marcia was a graduate
of North Quincy High School and
University of Massachusetts, Boston
with a dual degree. She was a Realtor
in Massachusetts, Rhode Island
and Florida and worked for Federal
Emergency Management Association
(FEMA). Marcia was a member of
the National Order of Girl Scouts for
many years, an award winning poet
and devoted friend to many in both
Massachusetts and Florida. She was
extremely loved and will be dearly
missed. The Funeral Service will
be held Monday, at 11 a.m., in The
Chapel of Swan Point Cemetery, 585
Blackstone Boulevard, Providence,
RI to which relatives and friends are
invited. Visitinghour s are respectfully
omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations
to the American Red Cross, 818 4th
Street, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2395
in her memory will be appreciated.
Arrangements by Russell J. Boyle &
Son Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
boyleandsonfuneralhome.com.

HELMS, JACK L., 78, of South
Pasadena, died Jan. 28, 2011.
Survived by his loving family. See
complete obit at www.rlwilliams.
com. R. Lee Williams & Son Gulfport,
727-345-7797.

HOWARD, ALBERT WAYNE,
69, of Gulfport, died Jan. 20, 2011.
Survivors include 2 sons, Michael
and Tim; 3 grandchildren. Abbey
Affordable Cremation & Funeral
Services, 727-517-2340.

MCKAY, ELIZABETH H., 60, of
Gulfport, died Jan. 20, at home.
She is survived by Jimmy Weeks,
Wyly Weeks, Charles McKay, and
grandchildren. ALife Tribute
Gulfport.

MOAKLEY, MICHAEL P., of
Marshall, MI and South Pasadena,
born July 7, 1936, Detroit MI, died
Jan. 20, 2011. Mike passed away in
his sleep, after a long fight with lung
disease. He was the son of Paul and
Katherine. Mike leaves behind the
love of his life Alice (nee McCormick)
after 54 years together. He also


leaves behind his four sons and
their families, Michael Jr., (Bonnie,
Kelly, Michael III), Daniel (Denise,
Conor, Kevin, Sean), Patrick (Carrie,
Caroline, Patrick, Margaret) and
Robert (Kathleen, Dillon, Wyatt).
Mike is also survived by his brother
Louis (Joyce), and sister Anne (Al)
Plachta. He will be missed by both
the McCormick and Plachta families,
to whom he will always be "Uncle
Mike." Our Dad touched the lives
of many throughout his career at
General Electric Medical and Philips
NA. In lieu of flowers, donations to
the Salvation Army or the charity of
your choice would be appreciated. A
celebration of life will be held July
9, 2011, in Marshall, MI. Beach
Memorial Chapel, 727-360-5577.

MURANO, DOMENICK, 74, of
Gulfport died Jan. 27, 2011 and went
to the Lord to be with his beloved wife
of 42 years, Margaret. Born in the
Bronx, he came to Florida in 1974.
He was an insurance adjuster for 43
years and a retired Director of Risk
Management for Pinellas County. He
was also a certified court mediator
and road patrol officer for the City
of St. Petersburg and Paralegal for
Saunders & Walker, P.A.He was an
avid sports enthusiast, fisherman,
amateur astronomer and ham radio
operator (KA4HMN). He is survived
by his daughter, Kim Marie Murano-
Bayne; son-in-law, Bradley Bayne;
granddaughter Julia Helen Bayne;
sisters Marie Nobile and Susan
Linsalata; sister-in-law Marie
Borrello and nieces and nephews.
There will be a visitation on Monday
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at ALife Tribute
Largo, 559-7793 and a service at
Most Holy Name in Gulfport at
2:30 with burial at Calvary Catholic
Cemetery following the service. In
lieu of flowers, donations can be made
to Autism Speaks.















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Grief Support Group
If you have suffered a loss of a loved
one, you are invited to attend a 13
week grief support group through
April 1. It meets on Fridays from 10
to noon at Cornerstone Community
Church at 6745 38 Avenue N. in the
Fellowship Room. Top expertise in
grief recovery will be featured on
the professional DVDs. For more
information please call 727-343-
7747.

Open your Heart by
Mentoring a Child
Gulf Coast Community Care is
recruiting volunteers for their
Adults Mentoring Children Program.
Volunteers must be 30 years old.
Background screening is required.
No experience is necessary and it
takes just a few hours of your time.
Enjoy free monthly activities and
ongoing support from the staff. There
is no cost to you.
Most children are from single
parent homes. If you are ready
to make a difference in the life of a
child, call Bev at 727-479-1841 for
more information.

Jewish Genalogical
Society to Meet
The Jewish Genealogical Society of
Tampa Bay will meet at Gulf Coast
Jewish Family Services, 14041 Icot
Boulevard in Clearwater on Sunday,
February 13. Dr. Emil Isaacson will
present a program on "The JGSTB
Library: What's In It and How Do I
Use It?". A pre-program social with
light refreshments and library access
begins at 1:30 p.m.; the program
starts at 2 p.m.
The JGSTB Library contains
more than 140 genealogy resource
books, many with a specific Jewish
orientation, and others of general
interest to any genealogist. Some
contain actual genealogy data, and
others are "how-to" or historical
or geographical books or personal
memoirs.
Anyone interested in learning how
to do Jewish genealogical research
is invited to attend. Beginners as
well as experienced researchers are
welcome. Call Sally Israel at 727-
343-1652.

Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


Getting Ready for Arbor Day
By Melissa Lattman
ST. PETE BEACH- The roots of tiny oak
saplings, which sprouted from acorns of
a large oak, were covered up again in
the soil of a small pot. The acorns were
ready to start the process of growing into
a giant tree.
The oak planting was part of getting
ready for Arbor Day on Jan. 20 at the St.
Pete Beach Public Library. Youth Services
Librarian Maryjane Hyatt prepared the
program and provided Florida gardening
and growing books and resources.
Florida celebrates Arbor Day the third
Friday in January. National Arbor Day is
on the last Friday in April, some individual
state celebrations vary based on climate.
Arbor Day was first celebrated in 1872 in
Nebraska, when Julius Sterling Morton
led the initiative to plant an estimated
one million trees to help the landscape
and the economy.
Hyatt pulled dozens of books on trees
and gardens. Children book selections
included "The Sea, the Storm, and the
Mangrove Tangle," which tells how
mangroves help with flooding, erosion
Planting small oak trees was part of the and as natural filters for pollutants.
preparation for Arbor Day at the St. Pete "The Good Garden" shared how a
Beach Public Library family went from hungry to setting up
a community garden.
Online resources with printouts
available shared what grows when in Florida like planting cool season vegetables
(onions, peas, carrots, etc.) now. Go to www.floridagardener.com for detailed
information and ideas for Florida yards and gardens.
Adult books focused on Florida and told the basics of container gardens, how to
attract various birds, tree identification guides and how to landscape with storms
in mind. Check out the library's gardening and tree resources, some books are
showcased in the display case and by the entry doors.
The next program in the "getting ready" series for all ages is "Create a Valentine"
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The Gulfport Recreation Center
Walking Club has returned. The
club goes to different locations each
Thursdayto dotheir walks andthecost
is $2 per trip. They leave promptly at
9 a.m. and return by 12:30 so please
be there at 8:45 a.m. Call John at 893-
1079 if you have any questions.
On Tuesday some members of the
club meet in the parking lot at the
Rec. Center and drive to different
locations (this is not affiliated with
the Recreation Centers Club).

Work Out Smarter,
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ST. PETERSBURG- The old phrase
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past. You can work out smarter, not
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shorter period of time. To help you
get on the right track, St. Anthony's
sports medicine experts will share
tips during "Work Out Smarter,
Not Harder," a free sports medicine
lecture on Wednesday, February 16,
at 5:30 p.m. at St. Anthony's Carillon
Outpatient Center.
Steven Masley, MD, Family
Medicine and Jay Downing, MS,
ACSM-HFI, certified personal
trainer, will be on hand to discuss the
benefits of professional analysis and
how performance testing can help
you reach your goals. Performance
testing using state-of-the-art
equipment like competitive athletes
use is now available at the Carillon
Wellness Center.
The performance test measures a
person's maximal oxygen uptake
while at exercise levels. It is the
criterion measure of aerobic power
in athletes and shows at what heart
rate the person's anaerobic threshold
(AT) occurs. Knowing the heart rate
at which your AT occurs allows you
to systematically train leading to
enhanced athletic performance for
faster times, improved recovery and
avoidance of overtraining.
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a By Bill Northrop BNorthrop@theGabber.com


Big Fallout from
Egypt Riots
Since this is written no later than
Monday morning, I don't know the
final outcome, if any, of the riots in
Egypt. However, while no one can
predict the precise outcome now, it is
without a doubt a game changer.
Riots will undoubtedly continue
for a while and unrest will spread
elsewhere covered astutely by brave
journalists and the people's media
who ask many questions except the
important one: "who do you want to
lead your country?"
From now on, nothing in the
Middle East will be the same. If the
balance of power does not shift, the
alignments and sentiments will. If
power comes to a radical Islamic
group such as Islamic Brotherhood,
Hosni Mubarack, the present dictator
will have been supplanted by another
dictatorial group.
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United States as the former regime.
In addition, there are riots in U.S.
friendly Jordan, a tepid monarchy. Nor
do we know how far the democratic
(for now) movement will spread.
Libya is a dictatorial police state.
Morocco is a monarchy. Saudi Arabia
is a monarchial police state with little
individual or institutional freedom.
So is Kuwait and Yemen, although
Yemen already only has control of
half its state.
United Arab Emirates, Oman, are
vulnerable. Afghanistan and Pakistan,
already unstable are vulnerable,
too. Lebanon has a new government
apparently now dominated by Iran-
sponsored Hezbollah. The Assad
family in Syria, backed by the police
and army, firmly suppresses all
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is taking a dominant regional role.
Israel and its Siamese twin enemy
partner, Palestine, are squeezed.
Israel is in real danger of being
overrun by hostile Arab countries
including Egypt whether or not Egypt
becomes a democracy or an Iranian
type theocracy.
The world's oil supply is more than
vulnerable to political instability.
If the Suez Canal closes even for
a short period, or Iran closes the
straits of Hormez, or the Saudi
kingdom collapses or is overthrown,
or OPEC collapses, oil prices will rise
to levels we've never seen. While,
world supplies would not likely be
cut off because all those countries
need the revenue to survive, the
allocation of the supplies and the
price certainly would change. Even a
short disruption would wreak havoc
on the world economy. Think of the
oil embargo of the 1970s. Look it up
if you don't remember. And, it takes
too long to drill for new oil or expand
nuclear power to make a difference.
Overlying the political chaos is the
1600 year old fight between the two
dominant Islamic factions, Shia and
Sunni. While Sunnis dominate by
numbers, Shias control Iran and Iraq
key oil producing states and states
that are on the rise politically and are
strong forces elsewhere. Politically
expedient alliances between the two
factions regarding Israel may or may
not hold up.
Is it all the fault of the United
States for backing a dictatorship
(Vice president Joe Biden says that
Mubarack is not a dictator)? The
easy answer is "yes", but it's also a
stupid answer. As a practical matter,
nations back those that are friendly
to it in relation to the alternatives.
There are no easy answers in these
situations. Should we have been
pushing for change? The answer
there is easy: yes.
Should we have seen this coming?
It would appear that this is another
intelligence failure or gap. I'm
sure there will be congressional
investigations.
In the meantime, it's going to be a
hard ride and you might hang on to
your wallets.

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American Legion Activities

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THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
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Lunch Served Kithen Open Dinner 5-7pm Breakfast 8:3011am No Lunch Served Ron's Karaoke 7pm 11am-3pm
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Dinner 5-7pm 7-11pm Bingo 6pm
Southern Knights Band
Ron's Karaoke 7pm 7-11pm Kitchen Open
for Bingo

Crazy Carol Show is coming Feb. 27th at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Open to the public.
Don't forget, Bingo is back, Wednesday 6p.m. Open to the public, kitchen open.
The Auxiliary is collecting aluminum pop tops for Ronald McDonald House. These may be turned in anytime at the
Post.
The next blood drive will be Sunday, Feb. 6 during our breakfast buffet. Donors receive free breakfast.






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Great Backyard
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The Great Backyard Bird Count will
be held from February 18-21. This
event is sponsored by The Cornell
Lab of Ornithology, The Audubon
Society, and Bird Studies Canada
and facilitated by local Gulfport
resident, Jane Ogilvie.
Bird counting is easy, fun,
educational, and a free event to
participate in. Information that is
generated through the three-day bird
count is analyzed and helps those
who study our birds on a short and
long term basis. Anybody who has
15 minutes can participate. It can
be done from inside or outside and is
something people can do as a family,
with friends, or on their own.
The City of Gulfport Public Library
is also participating providing a bird
book display along with a list of
birds in the area. You can stay and
view the books or check them out.
The Library is also opened during
the Backyard Bird count Friday
February 18, Saturday, February 19
and Monday, February 21 for those
who do not have internet access to
log in the birds they find.
The GBBC web site explains the
event and can help answer any
questions you may have. Visit http://
www.birdsource.org/gbbc/ to find out
more information.

St. Petersburg Chapter
of Hadassah to Meet
Join the St. Petersburg Chapter of
Hadassah for the next presentation
in the series "What Israel Does
For You." Enjoy the multi-media
presentation and learn how Israel
impacts the global community in the
arts. The arts to be discussed will
include music, visual arts, literature,
film and dance. The meeting will be
held at Congregation B'Nai Israel,
300 58 Street N. in St. Petersburg on
Wednesday, February 23 at 7 p.m.
Bring friends, refreshments will be
served.

NARFE Chapter
1140 to Meet
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interests of nearly 5 million current
and future annuitants, spouses and
survivors.
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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Friday 1/21
Trouble with Individual- 1100 BIk
49th St. S.
Prowler- 2700 BIk 54th St. S.
Theft- 1100 BIk 55th St. S.
Burglary- 5200 BIk 9th Ave. S.
Theft- 1400 BIk 59th At. S.
Traffic Stop-Failed to Stop- 5900 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5000 BIk
12th Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 2100 BIk
53rd St. S.
Domestic Verbal- 2600 BIk 44th St.
S.
Theft- 5200 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 5700 BIk Shore
Blvd. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5400 BIk 7th Ave.
S.
Arrest on Warrant- 5400 BIk Shore
Blvd. S.
Saturday 1/22
Noise Complaint- 4900 BIk 28th Ave.
S.
Noise Complaint- 5100 BIk 16th Ave.
S.
Animal Complaint- 5200 BIk 9th Ave.
S.
Trouble with Individual- 5000 BIk
14th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 1600 BIk 58th St.
S.
Theft- 5500 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5400 BIk
13th Ave. S.
Domestic Verbal- 5900 BIk Tangerine
Ave. S.
Sunday 1/23
Theft- 4900 BIk 20th Ave. S.
Narcotics/Drugs- 3100 BIk 56th St.
S.
Suspicious Vehicle- Beach Front.
City/County Ordinance Violation-
Beach Front.
Animal Complaint- 2900 BIk 57th St.
S.
Animal Complaint- 6200 BIk Vista
Verde Dr. W.
Soliciting- 1000 BIk 49th St. S.


Threatening Bodily Harm- 5100 BIk
16th Ave. S.
Hit & Run- 5800 BIk 9th Ave. S.
Monday 1/24
Suspicious Activity- 3000 BIk 50th
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1300 BIk
60th St. S.
Reckless Driver- 1800 BIk 56th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 900 BIk 58th
St. S.
Arrest on Warrant- 1600 BIk 51st St.
S.
Trespasser- 1000 BIk 49th St. S.
Burglary- 5500 BIk 13th Ave. S.
Violation of Court Order- 4800 BIk
29th Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 1300 BIk Gray St.
S.
Prowler- 5100 BIk 8th Ave. S.
Burglary- 2900 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Tuesday 1/25
Trouble with Individual- 2600 BIk
53rd St. S.
City/County Code Violation- 5600
BIk 29th Ave. S.
Noise Complaint- 4900 BIk 28th Ave.
S.
Street Obstruction- 2200 BIk 49th St.
S.
Domestic Verbal- 5900 BIk Tangerine
Ave. S.
Trespasser- 2400 BIk 49th St. S.
Wednesday 1/26
City/County Ordinance Violation-
5200 BIk 9th Ave. S.
Theft- 5400 BIk 18th Ave. S.
Theft- 4900 BIk 20th Ave. S.
Call for Officer- 5100 BIk 20th Ave.
S.
Animal Complaint- 5200 BIk 13th
Ave. S.
Call for Officer- 5300 BIk 12th Ave.
S.
Animal Complaint- 2500 BIk Premier
Dr. S.
Stolen Vehicle- 5600 BIk 16th Ave. S.
Domestic Battery- 900 BIk Gray St.
S.


Theft- 2200 BIk 56th St. S.
Suspicious Circumstances- 5700
Blk 13th Ave. S.
Thursday 1/27
Burglary- 4900 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Animal Complaint- 2000 BIk 52nd St.
S.
Truant- 1700 BIk 55th St. S.
Arrest on Warrant- 1700 BIk 55th St.
S.
Call for Officer- 900 BIk 58th St. S.
Call for Officer- 2200 BIk 49th St. S.
Criminal Mischief- Tomlinson Park.
Criminal Mischief- 1400 BIk 56th St.
S.
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Crime Awareness Meeting
The city wide Gulfport Crime Awareness & Prevention meeting had some
lively discussion about abandoned houses and derelict properties. Some ideas
and suggestions were discussed and this topic will continue at the February
meeting. City officials have been invited and will be on hand at this meeting.
Please note: The February meeting is scheduled for the first Monday of the
month due to Valentine's Day being the second Monday. This means that the
next City-Wide Crime Awareness meeting will be held on Monday, February 7
at 7 p.m. in the Gulfport Neighborhood Center located at 1617 49 Street S. We
encourage everyone to attend and participate.
For more information, contact Jeri Reed at 727-548-5566 (days), 727-
327-3509 (evenings) or at jrvolunteer@aol.com. Hope to see you there.






WWII Honor Flight
Approved for
Tampa Bay
The national headquarters of
Honor Flight Network, Springfield,
OH, has approved a chapter for the
Tampa Bay area. This chapter will
join approximately 50 other chapters
nationally.
The Honor Flight Network provides
the opportunity for aging World War
II veterans to visit the memorials in
Washington, D.C. dedicated to their
service and sacrifice.
More than 16 million men and
women from our country served
during WWII. Less than 3 million
remain. With approximately 1,000
veterans of WWII dying nationally
each day, time is running out for this
nation's "Greatest Generation" to
visit their memorials.
Nearly 20,000 aging veterans a year
are being flown to Washington from
the various chapter sites. More than
200 local veterans are on the waiting
list for a sponsored flight from this
area to Washington and return.
Honor Flight of West Central Florida
hopes to make the first flight in April
pending the success of fundraising
efforts.
Local celebrity Jack Harris, WFLA-
970, and the Mike Alstott Family
Foundation are lending their support
to this tax deductible project.
Further information is available at
www.honorflightwcf.org or call Lt.
Col. Richard C. Koch, USAF (Ret.) at
727-522-5676.

Town Shores Golf
Scramble
The next golf scramble will be held
on Saturday, February 26 at the
Terra Ceia Bay Country Club. This
outing is open to all Town Shores
men and women residents and
guests. Get your foursome together
or the committee will pair you up
in another group. The price is $42
and will as usual, include golf, cart,
lunch, beverages and prizes. Check
in will be between 7:55 and 8:15 a.m.
with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
Please make checks out to Terra
Ceia Bay Country Club. All checks
and reservations must be in by
Monday, February 21. Get checks
to Ellen Johnson at 345-2109, Lew
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Take Your Pick of
Yoga Classes
Yoga is now offered three times a
week at the Gulfport Recreation
Center.
Valerie Prosser will be having
yoga classes on Wednesdays from


9-10 a.m. and on Thursdays from
6:30-7:30 p.m. Valerie can be reached
at 727-557-4258 and her website is
www.getfitwithvalerie.com.
Tamara Harte will be having classes
on Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tamara can be reached at 727-512-
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1. Does a valid last will and
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primary tool of the probate system.
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and accordingly cannot be changed.
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people with large estates? No, living
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who desire to avoid the probate
process which currently can be more
time-consuming and costly than
the administration of a living trust
when someone passes on. Of course,
those people with larger estates will
realize larger benefits and potentially
greater estate tax savings.
6. If I have a living trust, do I need
to file a separate tax return for the
Internal Revenue Service? Generally,
the grantor and the trustee of a
revocable living trust will not need to
file a separate federal tax return for
the trust. Generally, a personal 1040
tax return will be sufficient.
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The members of the Florida West
Coast Orchid Society will be holding
a Members' Orchid Sale on Saturday,
February 19 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
at 12350 Ridge Road in Largo. Watch
for signs. For more information call
727-447-2898.

Beta Sigma Phi
Sunshine City Council will host
the Annual Sweetheart/Preferential
Tea on Saturday, February 5 from
2-4 p.m. at the East Bay Country
Club in Largo. The theme for the
tea is "Sweetheart Memory Lane."
The chapter sweethearts will be
presented, legacy members and
special guests will also be introduced.
Past Council queens, princesses and
sweethearts will be honored also.
For more information please contact
Susan Henry at 244-8045.
Sunshine City Council will be hosting
the 2013 Florida State Convention
at the St. Petersburg Hilton. The
executive committee is busy planning
for the event and will have a meeting
on Tuesday, February 8 at 7 p.m. at
the home of the convention chairman,
Sharon Ingram.
Laureate Epsilon Theta's members
entertained the sisters of Xi Theta
Rho with a brunch on Saturday,
January 29 at 11 a.m. Val Rankin
was the hostess with all members
providing a variety of delicious dishes
and gifts for the "Twisted Bingo"
game played. Everyone attending
went home with a gift and had a
wonderful time visiting. Laureate
Epsilon Theta's next regular meeting
will be held at the home of Joyce
Keller on Wednesday, February 9
at 7 p.m. Pam Puskas will have the
program. They will also honor their
chapter sweetheart, Lucy Brushaber
with a special cake and gifts.
For more information, please
contact, Sharon Ingram at 321-2849.











Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


Gulfport Council Finishes Charter Changes
At last week's workshop, Gulfport city council spent almost two hours ham-
mering out the last of the proposed changes to the charter. At the end of the
series of workshop, council approved proposing the following changes to the
charter:
* Council members will no longer run the risk of losing their seat for missing
portions of meetings.
* End-of-year audits will now be performed by a licensed, certified public ac-
countant; previous language indicated the accountant should only be "quali-
fied."
* In the event that the city needs an acting city manager, public safety employ-
ees may now fill that role.
* The human resources/risk management officer will now report directly to the
city manager, not administrative services.
* Candidates for city council must meet a one-year residency requirement in
their ward.
* The city relaxed its rules about petitions for candidacy that have more than
the required number of signatures.
* The city attorney now oversees all legally pertinent city documents, instead
of only specific types of documents.
* Council changed language about selling property to reflect "real" property, or
property used for a specific purpose, such as the library, city hall, or parks.
* The city cleaned up language in the charter to eliminate redundancies and
reflect current laws and regulations.
The above changes only require a vote of council for approval. Council will
finalize these changes at a spring meeting, City Clerk Lesley DeMuth said.
In addition, four changes to the charter require a voter referendum. These
changes include:
*Rewording a section on poll watching to reflect state laws so that changes to
poll watching laws don't have to go to referendum every time the state changes
the laws about poll watching;
*Allowing voters to decide whether or not the city council can fill mid-term
vacancies on council. In addition, if the mayor's seat becomes vacant, the
vice mayor will only serve as the mayor until the next election, regardless of
whether or not the mayor's term expires with the next election
* Whether or not city council can spend more than a half-million of ad valorem
tax dollars every calendar year without a voter referendum. Currently the
charter says council can't spend more than a half-million dollars of general
fund revenue for any project or improvement without a voter referendum.
*Whether or not to change language to say that voters decide whether or not
the city can sell parks, beaches or beach accesses, submerged lands and ad-
ministrative support facilities (such as city hall and the library). The only way
that these types of properties could go to referendum for sale is if at least four
council members vote in favor of selling the properties.
These changes will go to the voters on March 2012. The next charter review
will be in 2019 if council waits for the next charter-ordered review, although
council may request a review before then.
The 2009 charter review committee consisted of Lynne Brown, Mark Epstein,
Art Padula, Christine Brown and Frank Berdino.
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attendance.
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by Brother John Anthony, Junior
Warden, and enjoyed by all. The
ritual ceremony was presented by
the newly installed officers of Gulf
Beach Lodge under the direction
of Worshipful Master Joseph P.
Finocchiaro.
Freemasonry is a fraternal
organization for men ages 18 and
up which provides an outlet for good
men to be a part of an organization
which is charitable, brotherly
and morally sound. For more
information about Freemasonry,
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The Pasadena Women's Club located
on the corner of Central Avenue and
Sunset Drive is having their Annual
Flea Market Sale on Saturday,
February 19 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Sale features some of everything from
antiques, china, clothing and more.

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Planning and Zoning Board
Firefighters' Pension Board
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vehicle. The cost for this permitvaries:
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participating in the evening event.
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a chance to support up to 12 non-
profit rescue groups with a variety of
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travel, hotel stays, art, wine and
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501c3-certified non-profit animal
rescue groups to participate in the
auction fundraisers by having their
own table. A limited amount of space
is available. Rescue groups can
solicit items and will receive 100%
of proceeds from their auctions.
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following Gulfport businesses:
Domain Home Accessories, The
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tickets will also be available at the
door.
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Save Our Strays is a no-kill non-profit
organization dedicated to re-homing
abandoned cats and kittens. It
does not maintain a shelter facility
and is in serious need of additional
foster homes for its felines. They
are currently not able to accept new
felines because they have no available
foster homes for them. Volunteers
serving as foster families can specify
that they prefer a pregnant cat, an
adult cat or kittens. They also need
volunteers to transport felines to/
from veterinarian appointments, etc.
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Free Italian Classes
The Italian-American Society of
St. Petersburg offers a series of
free Italian lessons on Thursdays
at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501
27 Avenue S. Beginners meet from
6-7 p.m., Intermediate meet from
7-8 p.m. and Advanced meet from
6-8 p.m. Subsequent classes meet
every Thursday thereafter.
Call Steve Dante at 727-224-8731.

Elections Association
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If you are a college junior or
senior majoring in political science,
public administration or business
administration, journalism or mass
communications at an accredited
Florida college, you may be eligible
for a scholarship.
The Florida State Association of
Supervisors of Elections, comprised
of the 67 county supervisors, will
award three scholarships this year
valued at $1,200 each to eligible
students.
"I am pleased that the state
association is able to continue
this scholarship program to assist
students during these difficult
economic times," said Pinellas County
Supervisor of Elections Deborah
Clark.
Applicants must be registered voters
who have lived in Florida at least two
years and must have maintained a
"C" average or above during the past
year.
Other requirements such as
letters of recommendation and
financial information are listed on
the scholarship application and in
the scholarship guidelines, which
are available for download at www.
votepinellas.com.
Applications should be submitted
in the county in which the student is
registered to vote.
Scholarship applications must be
received by 5 p.m. on March 18 in
any Pinellas County Supervisor of
Elections office: 315 Court St., Room
117, Clearwater; 13001 Starkey
Rd., Largo; or 501 1st Ave. N., St.
Petersburg.
For a mailed application or additional
information, please call the Pinellas
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Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


Excerpts heard at the February 1, 2011

Gulfport City Council Meeting


Public Comment


& Council Quotes


"I wanted to announce for the council that we are holding an event on
President's Day for the city. What we want to host is an event to honor
the policemen, the firefighters and the other civic servants. We would
like to cater a lunch for them." - Jordan Offett, Wachovia Bank, Gulfport

"We would like to see council do its own research, not just on this matter
but when it's a matter of usefulness to the city. I think the citizens
are owed full disclosure and that the council should research things
on their own." - Al Davis. Mr. Davis and his wife tried - unsuccessfully - to
donate an RV to the city several years ago and say that several people sent
negative letters to council about the RV.


"If anybody would like to see Clam Bayou at low tide, you can now see
it on YouTube as of today." - Al Davis

"Andy, you correct me if I'm wrong on anything Isay,"-Councilmember
David Hastings, about his concerns about PACE. Andy Salzman, the city
attorney, shook his head no.

"Well, actually, I'm supposed to be talking to him, so it's OK." - Vice-
Mayor Michele King, when audience members said they couldn't hear her
when she turned and talked to Councilman Hastings.

"I didn't know you were going to say this but I agree." - Councilwoman
Jennifer Salmon, to Councilman Sam Hastings, who said he wanted to
recognize Smoking J's. Councilman Henderson also said he believed he was
wrong when he voted against allowing the smoker, adding that the restaurant
has been a good neighbor.

"I don't know why you'd want to fast forward." - Councilwoman Jennifer
Salmon, about the ability to fast forward through portions of downloaded
videos of city meetings.

"What, you want the address?"- Vice-Mayor Michele King, when Councilman
David Hastings motioned to her while she was talking about red light cameras
in South Pasadena.

"The osprey family is back in Clam Bayou and they're building their
nests." - Vice Mayor Michele King, who said that if a chick hatched it would
be the second osprey family on the nesting platform.

"There's too many unknowns about the PACE program. For that, I
voted no before, and I'm voting no tonight,. I believe it will pass, but
believe me, I believe our residents are going to suffer for maybe one
or two businesses that will take advantage of the PACE program." -
Councilman David Hastings, about possible financial ramifications of enacting
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Property Tax Exemptions
PINELLAS COUNTY- Property Appraiser Pam Dubov announces a
convenient new way for permanent residents of Pinellas County to file for
homestead and other property tax exemptions: online at www.pcpao.org.
Homestead exemption is a benefit that exempts $50,000 in value from
taxation and can save homeowners hundreds of dollars in property taxes.
Previously, owners were required to apply in person at one of four office
locations. While applying in person is still an option, using the online
application allows homeowners to file anytime.
By Florida law, applicants are required to submit their social security
number, driver's license number, and birth date, along with other information
regarding residency. In order to protect this sensitive personal information,
no one but Property Appraiser's staff can access it. Neither the completed
application nor any data submitted during the process will be stored on the
web server.
Before beginning the application process, each person who will be applying
online, including both husband and wife if married, should gather driver
license, car registration, voter identification and social security number. You
do not have to own a car or be a voter to apply, but if you vote or own or lease
a vehicle you must supply the information.
Whether filing online or in person, here are some important facts to
remember:
If you purchased a property during 2010 that had a homestead exemption
at the time of purchase, that exemption was removed December 31, and you
will need to apply for your own exemption.
To apply for an exemption for 2011, you must own AND occupy your property
as of January 1, 2011, and the deadline to file is Tuesday, March 1, 2011.
After that date, you may pre-apply for 2012.
Representatives from the Pinellas County Property Appraiser's Office will
visit The Gulfport Senior Center at 5501 27 Avenue S., Gulfport from 9 a.m.
- noon on Wednesday, February 23. They will help determine if you qualify
and to help you file an application. If you are renewing your application, you
may mail the information to the Property Appraiser's Office, or drop it off
at the Senior Center between 9 a.m. and noon on February 23. Application
deadline is March 1, 2011.
For additional information, call the Personal Exemptions Division at 727-
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Winter Floral
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Come join others at Gulfport
Recreation for their new Winter
Floral Design classes. Laurie Marino,
floral designer and instructor, is
offering two classes. You will learn
the secrets of professionals. Each
week you will make a different style
arrangement using long lasting fresh
flowers. Materials and flowers are
provided; all you need to bring are
your scissors. Classes are either
4:30-6 p.m. or 6:15-7:45 and are on
Wednesday starting February 9
through March 9. Classes are $25
per or $99 for the series of five.
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The St. Petersburg Sail and
Power Squadron will present a
two-hour Safe Boating Seminar
entitled "Anchoring" to the public
on Wednesday, February 16 from
7-9 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Sailing
Center, 250 Second Avenue SE,
Demens Landing in St. Petersburg.
This seminar explains how to select
the appropriate anchor, rode and
components and their use depending
on sea and bottom conditions. Tables
are used to determine the sizing
of your anchor and its components
based on the size of your boat.
Materials include USPS's Anchoring
Quick Guide and Student's notes
with copies of the presentation slides.
This is an essential seminar for all
boaters.
Instruction is free, materials cost $25
per family. Maximum of 20 students.
Pre-registration required. Register
on-line atwww.boating-stpete.org.

Girl Scout Cookie Time
It's time for Girl Scout cookies and
a special birthday. Samoas turn 35
this year and are second only to Thin
Mints in sales in west central Florida.
Place an order with a Girl Scout for
cookies now through January 28.
Cookies from pre-order sales will be
delivered beginning February 20.
Cookie booth sales start February
25; at that time visit www.gswcf.org
and search for a Girl Scout Cookie
Booth by zip code using the cookie
booth locater system. Booth sales end
Sunday, March 20.
Cookies can also be purchased for
donation and delivery to military
troops serving in combat zones
overseas.

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Gabber February 3 - February 9, 2011


March 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
in the parkland behind the Enoch
Davis Center and the James Weldon
Johnson Branch Library located at
1059 18 Avenue S. in St. Petersburg.
The event will feature a Puppet
Show, Craft Table, a Moonwalk
inflatable, and free books for the
children. Actor Leroy Mitchell will
portray James Weldon Johnson, and
the Friends of the Johnson Branch
will present their first Community
Service Award. Refreshments will
be available for purchase.


The festival is sponsored by the
Friends of the Johnson Branch
Library. Vendors from area
businesses and agencies and
organizations are invited to apply
for display space. The cost is $25 per
standard 6 ft. table which they must
supply. Applications must be received
by February 28. Proceeds will benefit
the library.
For more information or to obtain
a Vendor's Application, call Kevin
Johnson at 727-342-2235.










with Lee Neal, a fine wine merchant for over 30 years.


('li.i. ,l..nn.iy nowadays is much better than years before. No longer do wineries
use the oak barrel for as an extended time as in the past. If an oak barrel is
used, it is French Oak and only for 3-6 months which gives the wine a vanilla
flavor. The age process could easily be 10-15 years.
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Latin Fitness Class
now Offered
Latin fitness is a dance cardio
workout. It incorporates dances such
as Salsa, Merengue, Hip hop, etc., no
experience needed. Classes are on
Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and
on Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at
the Gulfport Rec. Center. The cost
is $10 per class or $32 if you pay by
the month. Please contact Daniela
(instructor) at 561-302-6174.

Energy Dance
Class forming
This is a weekly class which involves
free style dancing to variety of music.
This is a move at your own pace class
with warm up, group exercise and a
cool down phase of each class. The
class will be held in the multi-purpose
room at the Gulfport Recreation
Center on Fridays from 6:30-8:30.
The contribution for the class will be
$5 per session. For questions please
call Livia at 727-501-6915.

Free Acupuncture
Clinic for Veterans
Acupuncturists Without Borders
is offering a free acupuncture
clinic to provide treatment for all
military, past and present, as well
as their families, and their health
care workers. These acupuncture
treatments address stress, insomnia,
post-traumatic stress syndrome,
depression and anxiety. The clinic
is held every Thursday at Sanctuary
Community Acupuncture, 5111
Central Avenue, St. Petersburg at
7 p.m. The clinic is free, donations
are welcome. Call 727-204-5203.

Recycle at
Pilgrim Church
Pilgrim Church, 6315 Central
Avenue in St. Petersburg, has gone
green! There is a dumpster located
just off First Avenue North at the west
end of the large church parking lot
into which you may put newspapers,
magazines, phone books, catalogs
junk mail or office paper (white and
colored). No plastic or paper bags,
please. For information, call the
church at 347-1226.

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Gulfport Little League Field

Come share a fun filled evening reminiscing with old
friends, and meeting new ones. If you were, or are a Player,
Coach, Manager, Team Parent, Umpire, Board Member,
Volunteer, or Player Support, we would like to see you here.
Dinner and beverages will be provided. Bring your glove
* and join in a game with your friends.

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Time to Renew
Your Tag?
Endpetoverpopulationbypurchasing
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.org.

Get Help for
Clutter Problems
Are you having a hard time getting
organized? Do you find it impossible
to throw anything away? Join a 12
Step support meeting and begin
to unclutter your life, one step at a
time. They meet every Sunday at
5 p.m.. at Unity Church, 6168 First
Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. No dues
or fees. Call 727-480-0865 or visit
clutterersanonymous. net.

Free Workout Classes
Join us at 531 Central Avenue, St.
Petersburg each weekday morning at
7 a.m. for l'. i\"1 or every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday for our
"Lunchtime Crunch" beginning at
12 and ending at 12:45 p.m. Mix and
mingle, feel fit and fantastic and get
inspired!


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For more information contact
Suncoast Dance & Music Academy
at 727-553-9369 or visit www.
suncoastdanceacademy.com.

Meals on Wheels has
Urgent Need for Drivers
You can make a difference, one
meal and one hour at a time. Can
you spare an hour and a half to
deliver noontime meals to those in
need? Neighborly Care Network
has an urgent need for Meals on


Wheels drivers throughout Pinellas
County. Meals are picked up at one of
Neighborly's dining sites are delivered
to seniors in your neighborhood
(maps and directions are provided).
They are looking for special people to
provide life-sustaining nourishment
to homebound seniors. Whether
you can deliver on a daily, weekly
or occasional basis, they need your
help. It's easy, it's rewarding, it's
lifesaving!
Call 727-573-9444, ext. 4190.


PREiDIERCHOICEI


VA LWTtNES


Jeff DeNight is changing the way
people feel about their insurance
company. Jeff co-owns two insurance
agencies, Bentley-DeNight Insurance
Services, a full service, independent,
Trusted Choice agency that offers
business, auto, home, commercial,
life, boat, motorcycle, RV & umbrella
policies. He also owns Premier
Choice Rebate Flood Insurance, a
flood insurance agency that only sells
flood insurance.
"We're a flood insurance agency that
offers cash rebates back to all our
customers," Jeff explains. So if you
buy your flood insurance through
Premier Choice, you'll get at least
seven percent of your annual
premium (before fees & taxes) back
in the form of a rebate check. "We
give the money back to our customers
60 days after the effective month and
subsequent renewals" Jeff says.
Here's how the rebate works: You get
seven percent of your policy back the
first year. Every subsequent year for
the next five years you receive one
percent more back until you get to
the sixth year. In the sixth year and
every year following, customers will
get 12 percent back as a rebate. This
rebate can add up to thousands of
dollars for the life of your home or
business policy. The company sends
you a check rather than taking the
money off the premium so you can
spend it on whatever you choose.


Do Premier Choice Flood Insur-
ance policies cost more than
other flood insurance policies?
Nope, Jeff says. FEMA is the only
flood insurance provider, so the cost
is the same no matter what flood
insurance company you use. The
policies written by his agency are
supported by the federal government
through FEMA. FEMA pays a
commission to the agencies that
write their policies. Jeff and his
agency are sharing that commission
with their customers. Jeff says,
things are tough for everyone, and if
his company has a little to share
with the community, it's happy to do
so. "With the economy the way it is,
we thought it would be nice to give
something back, especially since
insurance has such a negative
connotation," Jeff says. Maybe not
anymore.


Premier Choice
Rebate Flood Insurance
6524 1st Avenue N. St. Petersburg
343-6341
rebateflood@yahoo.com






CTK Needs Clothes for
Boys
Clothes To Kids (CTK) has a critical
need for boys and men's tennis shoes
and boys and men's jeans. Young
boy's shoes sizes 12 to adult size 13
and boy's pants 6 to 16 are desperately
needed.
New or gently used clothes and shoes
can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. Monday-Friday at Clothes To
Kids two convenient locations. In
Clearwater at: 1059 N. Hercules Ave.


and our new St. Pete store at: 3251
Third Avenue N.
Clothes To Kids will host the 7th
Annual Clothe A Child Fundraising
Luncheon on Wednesday, March 9th,
from 12-1:00pm at The Coliseum in
St. Petersburg. The price for one
ticket is $50. ($50 is what it costs
CTK to provide a low-income, school-
age child with a week's worth of
clothing.) A complete table of eight
can be purchased for $400. Visit
www.ClothesToKids.org to purchase
tickets. No tickets will be available


Clinical Research Group of St. Petersburg invites you to take part in a clinical
research study of an investigational medication for people with Excessive
Daytime Sleepiness and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

YOU MUST:
0 Be 18 to 64 years of age
E Diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea within the last 5 years?
1 Are currently being treated with and using CPAP therapy - Nasal
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy?
LI Continuing to suffer from daytime sleepiness?

STUDY PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:
0 Investigational medication
1 Study related physical exams
O Compensation for time and travel up to $1,700

Neil T. Feldman, M.D. Board Certified in Sleep Medicine
Fo mor infrain plas call


at the door. Questions? Contact Fran
Goodwin at 441-5050 x22 or Fran@
ClothesToKids.org.
Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit
organization provides free clothing
to low-income, school-age children in
Pinellas County, free of charge. For
more information, please call 441-
5050 or visit our website at www.
ClothesToKids.org.

Rotary Club to Meet
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Thursday at
noon at Gigi's Italian Restaurant
in South Pasadena, located at
6852 Gulfport Boulevard in South
Pasadena. Guests are welcome to
attend these lunch meetings. For
more information, please contact
( hi-ily Wolf, at 727-822-2200,
extension 1.



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Call Lisa at
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Check Out the Gulfport
Fresh Market
GULFPORT- Every week, the
Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market
features a variety of plants, herbs and
flowers for sale to brighten homes and
gardens. Expert gardening advice is
free! The Fresh Market takes place
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Tuesday year-
round on Beach Blvd. below 29th
Ave. South in Gulfport's Waterfront
Arts District.
Mel's Green Genes Nursery offers
an assortment of plants and flowers,
specializing in plants that attract
and nurture butterflies and other
pollinators. Her colorful booth is full
of blooming plants ready to display
in decorative containers, or ready to
find a home in yards and gardens.
Mel can tell you all you need to know
about attracting butterflies to your
little corner of Florida. These colorful
varieties are offered at affordable
prices for any budget.
Two vendors offering herbs and
gardening wisdom share a Fresh
Market booth in which they
alternate from week to week. Every
other week, Willow Herbal Delight
Gardens brings an enterprise well-
known to many Bay Area gardeners.
Willow Lamonte is an herbal and
organic gardening expert who is
always willing to share her wealth of
knowledge of all things green. Bring
your organic gardening questions
to Willow and enjoy a conversation
about herbs and their uses, and
plants and how to care for them.
Willow offers a selection of organic
culinary and medicinal herb plants
from her own gardens, including
rare and hard-to-find species.
She also sells organic seeds, soil
improvements and an assortment
of books on organic gardening and
green living. Children's books on
nature and gardening are one of her
specialties.
Alternating weeks with Willow
is Organic Living, offering organic
herb, fruit, vegetable and decorative
landscape plants. They also are more
than happy to share advice on organic
gardening. One of their specialties is
a line of soil amendments, including
a garden mineral mix which includes
a long list of trace minerals and
elements to boost the health and
nutrition of garden plants, much
in the way that a healthy diet and
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vitamins do for people. These unique
soil nutrients are far superior to
the chemical fertilizers sold in most
commercial garden centers.
Anyone who appreciates fresh
flowers will find something affordable
at Karen's Florist. Karen offers
ready-made bouquets starting at only
$5. Pick up a dozen roses for only
$12. Karen now features a variety of
colorful orchids at reasonable prices,
each long-lasting and easy to care
for. Karen can advise you on how to
tend your orchids and cut flowers to
keep them lovely as long as possible.


These will brighten your own home
for weeks and they also make a
perfect gift for hosts/hostesses.
The Fresh Market features nearly
40 other vendors. An assortment
of produce is offered, including but
not limited to, local, organic and
hydroponic fruits and vegetables.
Now is the time to buy fresh Florida
citrus and strawberries.
For more information, contact Daniel
Hodge at 72-366-4086 or email dan@
igc.org.


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Dorsey shares new release


By Melissa Lattman
Just one day after the release of his 13th novel, Electric Barracuda, author
Tim Dorsey visited the St. Pete Beach Public Library. For about an hour Dorsey
answered questions then signed books to a packed room. St. Pete Beach has
the distinction of being the first place to have a tailgate party before one of his
previous book signing, he said.
Dorsey said the source of material for his books includes his reporting work
covering crime and criminal courts, research trips and personal experiences
from school and neighbors. Dorsey recently created a photo guide with pictures
and addresses of many of the places from his books after many readers suggested
the idea. Dorsey said his latest book took him around the state including
Kissimmee, Cedar Key, The Everglades and let him have the experience of
seeing a ghost orchid. He will release a Christmas book with some of his usual
characters later this year, Dorsey said.
The New York Times Bestselling author was born in Indiana and moved
to Florida when he was one. He grew up in Riviera Beach (near West Palm
Beach). After graduating from college in 1983 he was a reporter then editor
including for The Tampa Tribune. Dorsey lives in Tampa with his wife and
daughters. He writes novels full time now.



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Have a party in February, receive an EXTRA $50 in free jewelry. Ask for details.


See Tampa Bay in a
Whole New Way
ST. PETE BEACH- The ever-popular
"Senior Excursions" will continue to
run weekly from the St. Pete Beach
Community Center all winter long.
Guests travel to popular attractions
and shopping destinations all over
Tampa Bay without the hassles of
driving, tolls and parking. The trips
run almost every Friday from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. with a few special trips
occurring on other days of the week
or at night. Travel to places such as
the Hard Rock Casino, Strawberry
Festival, the circus, IKEA, Ybor City
and much more. Trips are just $10 for
St. Pete Beach residents and $12.50
for others; additional entry fees may
apply.
Seniors can also now participate
in "Luncheon Excursions" on select
Wednesday where they check out
different restaurants for a real taste
of Tampa Bay. These trips are just $3
for residents and $5 for non-residents
plus meal costs.
All of these exciting trips begin in
January so make sure to reserve
your spots now. Call 363-9245 for
details or see a full list of trips on
www.spbrec.com.

St. Petersburg
Writers' Club
The St. Petersburg Writers Club
meets on the first and third Thursday
of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the West
Branch Library at the corner of 8th
Avenue N. and 67 Street adjacent to
St. Petersburg College. Anyone inter-
ested in writing, whether a seasoned
professional or a beginner, is wel-
come to attend.
The purpose of the club is to encour-
age every member to write more ef-
fectively and to be published appro-
priately. Most of the reading time
is devoted to members reading from
their works-in-progress and hearing
other member critiques.
Membership is open to writers of
all ages and all levels of writing skill
working in any literary genre. Dues
are $10 per year.
Guests and new members are
always welcome. For more in-
formation, call Martha Dupes
at 736-3355 or Pat First at
397-8833.

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Bunk Beds Needed
Do you have children who have
outgrown their bunk beds? Call Rev.
Sullivan of the Church by Jesus
Christ, Inc. at 564-0023. They have
eight homeless men who are in need
of them and are currently sleeping on
couches and the floor. Tax receipts
are available plus free pick-up upon
request.

Foster Hope...
Foster a Child
Imagine being taken away from
your home, not knowing where you
will go, leaving behind your favorite
things. Now, imagine this through
the eyes of a child. There are more
than 3,500 dependent children in
Pinellas and Pasco counties due to
child abuse, neglect or abandonment.
Many of them need loving foster
parents. For more information on
becoming a foster parent, please call
Eckerd Community Alternatives
Recruitment Line toll-free at 1-866-
233-0790.

Book Donations Needed
Donations of books are needed by
the Bookstore of The Friends of the
West St. Petersburg Community
Library located on the St. Petersburg
College Gibbs Campus, corner of
8th Ave North and 67th Street
North. The proceeds from the sale of
these items are used to fund special
children's and adult programs to
benefit the community. They are a
volunteer non-profit c-3 organization
and can provide a receipt to you for
your possible tax deduction. Please
call Elaine Wenstrom at 253-6904.

Polish American Society
The Polish American Society, 1343
Beach Drive S.E. in St. Petersburg is
open every Sunday for your listening
and dancing pleasure. Food is
available from 3 p.m. and dancing is
from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $5 for members,
$7 for guests.
For hall rental information, call
Randy at 727-525-8255 or 727-709-
5574.
They will welcome out of state bands
Tony Blazonczyk on Friday, March
25 and Misty Blues on Friday, April
8. Visit www.PolishSociety.org.

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By Melissa Lattman
ST. PETE BEACH- Locals and tourists filled the streets shopping and strolling
around downtown for the 17th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Art &
Craft Festival. The show offered an eclectic collection of jewelry, art, home
furnishings, food products, plants and more.




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The "Not Very Interesting" Fascinating Manatee
B, Cath, Sa31LIurr

"l,//11. I/i .'/ n/ I. ' hi, . /. -linI!" one man watching the manatees said to his family.
I suppose that depends on how you look at it. When I was a hid in Florida, seeing a manatee was almost in-
heard of, I1e learned about manatees in grade school, but as for hands-on (or eyes-on) experiences. there just
weren't that many to be fo/bund.

AWHT' TA ,.I ii i.- ,,.,l.-i's by the Apollo Beach power plant (warmedby the power plant -, I.-.in ti-, l.ir'._..I r - l-ri-
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I.. Th.- .iu'.-.i .i-.. hli- .1 Iul I.--'lly garden, mangrove exhibit and, of course, a gift shop.

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iull .1n I.\t.n ,u ....I- I down, some manatee hang out over warm-water springs that bul'I'.- tUl hli-.- .mid
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XWIH O~:~Tampa Electric Company, or TECO, paid for and maintains th.- .nli .-,'

W H E N'TT7 TThe manatee window opens around November 1 .n , l..- -
W J.J.. .*April 15. These dates are not set in stone; as soon a- Ii.- I ull
, .iters dip below 680, the manatees head for the TECO power plan I \\.-n
iI warms back up, they're gone. The center opens at 10 a.m. and I ......
1 .il 5 p.m.. every day. It is not open on Thanksgiving, Christmas .
SI' e and day, or on Easter.
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V.I I, 1.- -iule of the boardwalk. Walking through
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Old Cell Phones can
Be Lifeline for Seniors
Donate your old cell phones to the
Senior Safety Phone Project which
provides seniors in Pinellas and Pasco
counties with free emergency cell
phones. The Area Agency on Aging
of Pasco - Pinellas collects donated
cell phones, tests and charges the
phones, and then distributes them to
seniors in the community. For a full
list of the donation and distribution
sites in Pasco and Pinellas counties,


please call the Senior Helpline at
1-800-96ELDER (1-800-963-5337).

Safe Boating Seminar
Start your 2011 boating year
off safely by attending a Boating
Skills and Seamanship program
that "guarantees" to increase your
boating knowledge and make you a
more knowledgeable, safer boater.
Programs are conducted from
7:30-9:30 p.m. each Tuesday and are
conveniently located on the USCG
base at 1300 Beach Dr. SE, St.


Attorney Keith Sanders, Handles Foreclosure Defense and
Bankruptcies with Experience and Sensitivity


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


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


pers concerning bank-
ruptcy law in general,
ECF requirements and
new issues. He is a
former director of the
Bankruptcy Section of
the State Bar of Geor-
gia.
The firm also handles
Short Sale 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.
5922 9th Ave. N. Suite C, St. Petersburg, FL. 33710
727-209-0744


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or call 727-898-1324 for information.
Completion satisfies the state of
Florida boater I.D. safety education
requirements.

Dire Need for Big
Brothers/Big Sisters
Who taught you to tie your first shoe?
Who went to the first game you ever
played in? Big Brothers Big Sisters
is currently seeking volunteers to be
a part of many "firsts" for children
right here in Pinellas County. There
are more than 200 children on the
waiting list hoping for a Big Brother,
Big Sister, or Big Couple. By investing
just a few hours a month, volunteers
can make a life changing impact on
a child.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas
County is in dire need of mentors,
especially male and minority
mentors. There are more than 200
boys on the waiting list waiting to be
matched with a positive role model.
More than 74% percent of children
waiting for a "Big" are boys, but
only 34 out of every 100 inquiries to
volunteer come from men. Now more
than ever, Big Brothers Big Sisters
needs male volunteers to step up and
help kids.
Economic circumstances have
created a greater need for more
families to have professionally
backed long-term mentoring support.
Single-parent homes, neighborhoods
with gangs and crime, poor role
models and poverty can lead a child
to despair, lack of self-worth and
ultimately poor choices. In addition,
there are an increasing number of
children being raised by relative
caregivers in Pinellas County. These
caregivers are unexpectedly faced
with the challenge of raising children
with time and resource constraints.
Mentoring is one of the most
rewarding, enjoyable and simple
things a volunteer can do. For as
little as one hour a week, volunteers
can add joy to the life of a child, and
ultimately, contribute greatly to his
or her potential. You don't have to
change your life to change the life of
a child. Help Big Brothers Big Sisters
change the lives of children and learn
how you can make a difference by
going to www.bbbspc.org or by calling
727-518-8860.

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Check out the
Corey Sunday Market
Every Sunday from 10 a.m. until
2 p.m. on historic Corey Avenue in
St. Pete Beach, the street is full of local
vendors selling fine art, handmade
crafts, fresh produce and seafood,
gourmet foods, as well as beautiful
plants and flowers. This European
style fresh market is hosted by the
Suntan Art Center and features
many artists and artisans from the
community. Live music spotlights
some of the best local musicians.
This is the season for Florida
produce and St. Pete Beach Produce
brings the freshest local produce.
Look for Florida oranges, grapefruits
and other citrus, turnip greens,
broccoli and cauliflower, local
tomatoes and strawberries. Check
with Mr. I Got 'Em in his tuxedo for
BBQ, ribs, sausages and other local
favorites. Fresh seafood is provided
by Gator's Seafood and great cheeses
are available at the Cheese Lodge.
Other foods that are available
include Greek specialties, pirogies,
local honey and fresh fruit smoothies.
To satisfy the sweet tooth, enjoy The
Angry Squirrel's nutty confections
and traditional Italian Ice.
The Sunday market on Corey Avenue
is a celebration of the community of
St. Pete Beach. Shops are open and
restaurants provide a wide choice
of breakfast, brunch and luncheon
options. Start your morning off with
a mimosa and cap it off with a movie
matinee at the Beach Theater. Relax
and enjoy your day while you support
your community.
For more information, contact
Suntan Art Center at 727-367-3818.

Northwest St. Pete
Mom's Group
MOMS (Moms Offering Moms
Support) Club is an international
non-profit organization dedicated
to supporting stay at home moms
through weekly and monthly
activities, including age appropriate
playgroups from birth to all ages,
breakfast and lunch get together,
exercise groups and moms night out
events, just to name a few.
Most events are for moms and kids
together and some are dedicated
just for moms, giving you that much
needed "me time".
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Thursday Night
Fine Dining
The Sons of Italy Lodge at 2500 34
Street S. in St. Petersburg opens the
fall season with its Thursday Night
Fine Dining Night. The menu is
classic Central Southern Italy cooking
and varies weekly. Dinners are
served from 4-8 p.m. Enjoy a three-
course dinner for $9 per person plus
beverages. Reservations are required


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Gift certificates are available.
They also offer catering for weddings,
birthdays and social events. Visit
www.sonsofitaly2427.com.

Volunteers Needed
for Friends of Strays
Friends of Strays needs you if you
love cats! Friends of Strays no-kill
animal shelter is presently seeking
volunteers for positions at the Shelter
& Adoption Center location at 2911
47 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.
Hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. For
more information call 727-522-6566.


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24 hour access in climate controlled units.
Air-conditioned sizes from 5'X5' to 10'X15' are available.
Non-climate controlled spaces are available in
10'X15' and 10'X20' sizes.

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727-343-3667.
STOVE 20" APARTMENT SIZE-Magic Chef,
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727-742-8819 or 727-686-6940.
$250 FUTON COUCH- Wood Frame, Full
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Futon Chair, $100. 727-656-5420.
BLUE VELOUR RECLINER- Rocker. Good
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MATCHING PAIR-of Rock/Recliners. Tan,
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will sell Best Offer. 917-882-8812.
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DELICIOUS SWEET VERY JUICY- Duncan
Grapefruits. The biggest of all grapefruits. 3 for
$1. Very beautiful 26' doll, beautifully dressed
with hat, still in Box. $25. 25 Funk & Wagnalls
Encyclopedias (gold & green). $20. 28th Ave.
N. & 58th St. 727-381-1733.

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THE BOOK LADY SAYS- Wear a Classy Em-
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Adventures Book Shop, 3107 Beach Blvd 727-
347-8732. Closed Sunday & Monday.
GULFPORT LIONS CLUB - Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
SECURITY SCREEN DOOR-36" Alum.
$20.00. 2 Doors, Interior, solid core never
used. one 7'x4', one 8'x3' $45.00 each. Ex-
terior front door 8 panel, used $40.00. Good
Condition w/lock 36". Also 4 window shutters
W14.5x55"L $15.00. 727-455-2707.

FIREWOOD
FOR SALE!
Seasoned, Oak, Free Delivery. Also Free Much
Available. 727-215-8601.
BOOKS, SOUTHERN LIVING-Volume 1979-
1996. Includes master index $40. Civil War 28
Volume Set, Beautifully Bound, NeverOpened.
$50. 727-344-5470.
2 JALOUSIE HD ALUM DOORS-HD 32" w/
security screen $35.00. HD 36" (needs one
glass) $30.00. Also Double concrete sink w/
stand & faucet. 4'Lx2"Wx15"deep $50.00.
727-455-2707.


COMPLETE OFFSHORE ELECTRONICS-
Package. Furuno Radar Navnet System. One
10.4" display, two 7" displays, network sound-
er. C-Map software. Zodial Life Raft, ACR
Searchlight. Jensen AM/FM/CD/WX. Std Hz
VHF/FM. Lewmar Windlass. Original Receipts
Total $17k Asking $6550. Call 727-639-0951
for more info.
14' JON BOAT-(needs transom board re-
placed). 5 1/2 horse Johnson motor. Approx.
50yrs. old. 4 horse Chrysler motor 30yrs. old
low hrs. Needs prop. $450. for All 727-455-
2707.
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FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Shane Gromer, de-
siring to engage in business under the fictitious
name Shane's Metal Recycling (SMR) located
in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register
the said name with the Division of Corpora-
tions, Florida Department of State, pursuant
to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. Feb.
3rd 2011.
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700 51st Street South,
Gulfport, FL. 33707
(727) 321-9114
ON FEBRUARY 4th, 2011 @ 10:00 A.M.


UNIT #426: AMANDA PICKETT:
Baby supplies, aquarium, household goods,
kids items, music records, VHS tapes,
magazines
UNIT #602: CATRIS LANETTE:
Clothing, bicycles, speakers, misc items
UNIT #617: REBECCA KNIGHT:
Household items, TV, furniture, bed, misc
items, wine cooler.




ESTATE SALE-5619 23rd Ave. S. Thurs, Fri.
& Sat. Starts promptly at 9am. (no early birds
Please). Nic/Nacs, Furniture, Spinet Piano.
2911 DUPONT ST. S.-(alley). Thur, Fri. & Sat.
8am.-? Tires, Antique Custom Armoire, Cher-
Corner Desk/Cabinets, 9 Bicycles, Jogging
troller. Dealers & Early Birds Welcome.
2501 56TH ST. S. SATURDAY 9-1 P.M.- Vin-
tage Collectibles, Furniture, Costume Jewelry,
Bric A Brac, Clothing & Much More.
2633 UPTON ST. S. ON PATIO- Friday & Sat-
urday 9a.m.-12p.m.


2524 51ST ST. S.-Saturday 8am-3pm. Electric
stove, refrigerators, 2.5 man kayak, household
items, Antiques, collectibles, books, computer
items, pictures/arts, DVD's/VHS tapes, electric
meat slicer, more!
SATURDAY 8A.M.-12P.M.- 2007 53rd St. S.
Kids clothes, Men's 3X shirts, Hampton Bay
Ceiling Fan w/Remote, Roll-Away Bed, Never
Used. Household Items.
SATURDAY 8A.M.-12 NOON- 1514 60th St.
S.. Furniture, Linens, Men's Cashmere Coats,
Rugs, Drapery & Upholstery Materials, China,
Collection of Cut Glass & Decanters. Pictures
& lots of frames.
5229 JERSEY AVE. S.-Fri. & Sat. 9am.4pm.
200 DVD's, Lighted 4 piece beige/gold enter-
tainment center. Electronics, 94 Camaro rims
& tires (2 sets) plus many parts. Lots of Misc.
727-564-1408.
ANNUAL YARD SALE ISLE OF CAPRI- Civic
Association, Treasure Island, Saturday, Feb-
ruary 12th, 8a.m.-1 .p.m. Enter off Gulfblvd at
116th Ave. where maps are available. Rest-
rooms and refreshments at Rosselli Park.


MALE PITBULL-around lyr. old. Found in
the Vicinity 57th St. and 16th Ave. S. 727-565-
5157. Call to Identify.


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

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








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Gulfport 1BR/1BA, Available early March.
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Dishwasher, Ceiling fans throughout. All White
paint. Tile Kitchen, Carpeted Living room and
Bedroom (neutral tones). Attractive Property
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Deposit. Shown by Appt. Call Dan 727-327-
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EXTRA CLEAN SPACIOUS-1BR/1BA Apt.
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Complex Centrally Located. Smokeless. Re-
served Parking 727-360-4054.
ST. PETE EFFICIENCIES-all Utilities Includ-
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NORTH ST. PETE-Updated 1BR, On-Site
Laundry, Off-Street Parking. $525/Mo. $400
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2BR/1.5BA SPACIOUS-(1045sqft.) Town-
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patio, lush common garden, freshly painted,
new carpet, front door parking $850/Mo. Credit
Check, Pay stubs. References. 804-379-0068.
BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED-Bungalow @
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office area. 727-418-7272. View @
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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.
SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCY-727-289-3588.
Need Part-Time Handyman, Possible Live-In.
BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES 1BR/1BA-3rd
floor, 55+. 1yr. Lease. Newly Updated, Cov-
ered Parking. Move-in Ready, Marina View. All
Amenties. $700/Mo. 954-270-4882.


5102 9TH AVE SO. - 2BR/1 BA/2CG, Wooden
Floors, New Kitchen, Big Yard, Dogs Allowed,
Corner Lot, Quiet Street, $775/Mo. & Utilities,
$600 Security, Available Now. Call 727-322-
8030.
SPB 1BR/1BA HOUSE- Fenced Back Yard,
Unfurnished, 1 Block from Beach, Great Neig-
horhood, 1 Small Pet. $850/Mo Incl Water/
Garbage, 727-804-6944.
SOUTH PASADENA- 1BR. $535/mo. Large
Effecienty $495/mo. Walk to Publix, SweetBay,
Leverocks, Short drive to Stetson. 727-804-
4431 or 727421-2555.


1 Bedrooms, newly refinished. Walk to
beach and restaurants. References required.
Seasonal or Annual
727-560-0843
or
727-363-8100

ART DISTRICT STUDIO APT.-Full Kitchen &
Bath. Carpet, W/G/P included. Lease, $525/
Mo. 727-381-9626.
TOWN SHORES
Annual. Nottingham Bldg. 2BR/2BA 1250sqft.
End Unit, Magnificent Views. Brand new car-
pet, paint & tile. Available Furnished/Unfur-
nished. 678-222-8403.

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SOUTH PASADENA-Waterfront, Unfurnished,
55+, security, 2BR/2BA, 3 patios on pool,
ground floor, closed covered parking. $1200/
mo. First, last, security. 727-392-7392.
7401 5TH AVE. N.-1BR/1BA, $525/mo. Gi-
ant 1BR w/private balcony. $625/mo. Large
2BR/1 BA w/patio, $725/mo. Laundry, off-street
parking. Pets negotiable. 727-251-5546.
2BR/2BA CONDO-St. Pete. Pool, Clubhouse,
Freshly Painted $750/Mo. $500/Security. Chil-
dren & Cats Allowed. Parking Space. Call Ken
727-417-1462.
CHATEAU TOWER CONDO- 4th Floor,
1BR/1.5BA, fully furnished clean and attrac-
tive. Balcony w/Beactiful view of Boca Ciega
Bay. Well Maintained Bldg w/Cable, All Ame-
nities. No Smoking/Pets, $800/mo. 1st/Last/
Security. Background check, Ass'n lease ap-
proval required. Available 2/15/11, 727-437-
1972, or 269-228-0588.
DIRECT GULF ACCESS-Dock, Sunset Beach,
1 BR/1 BA, Walk Across Street to Beach. $695/
Mo. Annual. 727-367-5126 or 727-642-4287.
APARTMENTS FOR RENT-St. Pete Studio
Apts. from $400/Mo., 1BR's from $500/Mo.,
2BR's from $600/Mo. Vouchers & Section 8
OK. 727-804-5596.
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2BR/1BA FURNISHED-Apt. on Beach Dr. S.
E. Downtown St. Pete. Looking for a clean,
quiet person. $700/mo. 727-623-9532. Call
Before 6p.m.
1BR NEWLY RENOVATED-Apt. 1/2 Block
from Beach Blvd and 2 Blocks to Beach. 1-2
people. $550/Mo. 1st/last/security. Pet ok 727-
612-9446.
2-3BR'S- $750-$1000, Own Opt, Handicap
Ramp, Section 8 Okay, Move-In-Option. Also
N, FL 5 Acres, Woodsy N.C. Mtn. Cabin. 727-
541-2173.


ISLA DEL SOL-Vacation Rental.Club Bahia.
Fantastic Waterview, 2/2. Beautifully Fur-
nished. Fitness Center, Pool, Fishing Dock.
View Photos at
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shellrealty@aol.com or Call 727-867-5536.
FULLY FURNISHED EFFECIENCY- with full
bathroom. $165/wk, $150 sec. Pool, Parking,
Utilities included. Pets welcome. After 6pm.
727-367-3349
BRING YOUR SUITCASE!-1BR/1BA Large
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Tile, W/D. $650/Mo. Plus Utilities. First, Last
Security. Pets Considered. 727-224-9771.
Available March 1st.
2BR FURNISHED-or Unfurnished. Good
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$600/mo. Reasonable deposit. Must be good
tenant. 727-410-6599.
$130.00 MOVES YOU IN - Small Efficiency,
Utilities Included. 727-327-3898.
FURNISHED ROOMS-Share 3 Bedroom with
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Includes Util., Cable, Quiet Wooded. 727-743-
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ROOMS AVAILABLE IN PRIVATE-Homes
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GULFPORT, ROOMMATE WANTED- Large
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3BR/2BA HOUSE-for sale with separate
mother-in-law suite. 43rd St. S. Near Child's
Park. $28,000. 727-608-7201.
DOUBLE WIDE WITH-2BR/1.5BA in St. Pete
Park. Newly Remodeled, New Appliances.
Sold Furnished (Including Dishes/Pots/Pans).
$10,500. 55+ Not Pets727-954-4340.
MAKE OFFER-811 58th St. S. Short Sale.
DAVIS SUNCOAST REALTY. 727-595-7592.
TOWN SHORES BUCKINGHAM - 2BR/2BA,
magnificent view, balcony, updated bath-
rooms, beautiful floors, washer/dryer, covered
parking. No realtors. $222,000. 727-244-2268.
2BR/2BA CONDO-1st Floor, eat-in kitchen,
sun room, appliances, move-in condition.
Furnished/Unfurnished. 55+, Pets permitted.
pools, clubhouse, tennis. Great location. Nice
Rental Property. 727-867-1373.
NEWLY REMODELED-St. Pete Beach Home.
1300sqft. plus detached guest quarters. Walk
to Beach. Phillip Saadi ST. PETE BEACH RE-
ALTY 727-388-3376.
MULTI FAMILY-2 BUILDINGS- Next to Art
District, Zoned & Ready for Business. 90%
Complete, 2/1 & 1/2, 5420 29th Ave. S. Lots
of Storage. $125K = Quick Sale. 727-481-
1077.
55+ PET FRIENDLY
PRICED TO SELL!
Just Listed Town Shores Manchester #506,
2/2 w/great waterviews. $124,900. New List-
ing, Town Shores Embassy #107. Ground floor
1/1.5 on the Open water. Custom kitchen, New
flooring and HVA/C, Sweet at $137,900. Five
Towns University Bldg. #407 2/2, Balcony,
W/D, $79,900. Call Bill Sampson, Jr. Baird Re-
alty Group, 727-776-7280.
TOWN SHORES
JAMISON
2Br/2BR, Corner Apt. West End, Updated Kit-
cen, bath, a/c unit, wood floors, w/shutters. By
appt. only. $159,000. 727-347-2266.
BAY ISLAND- Presidential Bldg. Beauti-
ful 1/1.5, Balcony Overlooking Marina, West
Exposure. Just the Perfect Home! 1st Floor,
$114,500. Fran Hubert, Bay Island Resident
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TOWN SHORES OF GULFPORT
CONDO'S AVAILABLE 55+ COMMUNITY
EMBASSY #711, 2 bed 2 bath, 1450 sq. ft. FABULOUS WATER VIEWS. $60,000 in upgrades, new kitchen, baths, hurricane
shutter and carport. Asking $174,500
NEW LISTING - JAMISON HOUSE #608 BARGAIN PRICED AT $55,000 carport, 1 bed, 1 bath,
815 square feet standard unit.
WINDSOR #108, 1 bed 1.5 bath, newly updated kitchen, pet friendly bldg. Deluxe condo located in the popular Windsor Bldg.
New Dining Room floor, sells furnished. Covered carport, Outside patio OK Priced at $149,000
ETON #312, 1 bed, 1 bath, deluxe with carport, waterviews from Florida room. $68,000
BUCKINGHAM PENTHOUSE #5, 2 bed, 2 bath, fabulous views of southern Pinellas. Bay to Ocean views. Gleaming
wood floors, eat in kitchen, laundry room & private tiled balcony. 1 car carport, priced at $239,900
BUCKINGHAM #204, 2 bed, 2 bath, custsty eat in bar, breakfast bar, built in laundry room,
private balcony $220,000
TOWN SHORES - GROTON #114, 2 bed, 2 bath, custom ground floor unit, a must see, Building allows patios on 1st
floor units, park at door. Asking Price $175,000
AVALON #206 1 bed/1 bath, standard unit, Dog Building, completely updated kitchen, bath, furnished, curb parking.
Reduced to $79,000
NOTTINGHAM #409, 2br/2ba standard unit, immaculate, updated kitchen, flooring, CHA, move in condition, fabulous water
views from family room, newer carport, offered at Reduced $139,000
NOTTINGHAM #115, east corner, 2br/2ba deluxe, carport, New price $139,000. New Open Updated Kitchen.
Sells As Is.
HOMES
Gulfport 1713 59th Street South, Gulfport 2 bed 1 bath block home, updated move in ready. Attached carport,
shed, landscaped. Steps to Holy Name Church, Stetson College Campus. Priced well at $139,900
PASADENA HOMES PASADENA BEAUTY- 554 65th Street S. Pasadena Estates, 3 bed/2bath/2car
split plan, shows pride of ownership. Custom Interior, 2 fireplaces, 2 lots, 2 garages, separate workshop, parking for boats, trailer,
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