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Title: Gabber
Portion of title: Gulfport gabber
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport, Fla
Publication Date: 06-14-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 15 (Feb. 14, 1969).
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No. 2262 June 14 June 20, 2012 St. Pete Beach May Consider County PoliceST. PETE BEACH After lengthy public comment, beach commissioners decided to talk to the Sheriff about what sort of policing services his county department could provide. Resident comment (see the Overheard at the St. Pete Beach Commission Meeting for a sampling of these comments), with one exception, urged the commission to drop the matter and stay with the city police. See Police, page 2Swigwam Owner Blindsided By Commissioners RequestST. PETE BEACH Rob Williams thought he would speak about the car show and go back home, but before the commission reached that item on the agenda, District One Commissioner Lorraine Huhn told fellow commissioners she thought the outdoor use in front of the Swigwam Williams tavern on Corey posed a public safety issue. It [the city allowing smokers to sit in front of the Swigwam] really isnt working as well for the city as it is for one of the business operators, she said. Although the commission did not hear public comment, Mayor Steve McFarlin did ask Williams to speak. See Swigwam, page 6 Pictured is the grand opening of the Swigwam when it moved to Corey Avenue in March of 2010. Boca Ciega High School: 180 Degree ChangeBy Cathy Salustri Its been phenomenal, (SRO) Steven Beltran said of the school year. Its a complete 180 from where it was to where it is now. Awesome. two assigned to Boca Ciega High School, is talking about the difference at Boca Ciega High since prinicipal Michael Vigue took the helm at the start of the school year. A lot has to do with the Beltran says. They dont have as many distractions, so they can focus on the issues at hand, which are student behavior and education. Students and teachers alike have noted the difference, and they See Boca Ciega, page 3Taking Tricks at the Senior Center Erla Waterston looks over her hand during a game of contract bridge. Every Tuesday and Thursday, the main room of the Gulfport the players designated North, South, East, and West play contract bridge.

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2 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 ATTENTION GULFPORT TEENS Are you 13-19 years of age? Are you interested in becoming a part of changing the way people view teens? The Gulfport Teen Council is looking for you! Teen members involvement includes working with the City Council concerning equipment recommendations; budgetary considerations for Citys parks and recreation programs; and provide recommendations, suggestions and assistance with youth events for city-sponsored festivals/programs. Teen Council members also gain valuable community experiences by attending local and state conferences, participating in community services projects and by representing the best of the Citys youth. Get involved today! There is one vacant alternate member position available. Applicants must be Gulfport residents or be involved in a City of Gulfport program established for teenagers (i.e. Police Explorers). Applications may be picked up at the Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, Police, from front page Commissioners said they wanted to allow residents to attend a public forum where they could ask the Sheriff questions, but city manager Mike the Sheriff to make a presentation then, if they still wished to pursue replacing the city police department with county deputies, set up a public forum. Before replacing the St. Pete Beach residents would have to approve in a city-wide vote.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 3 Boca Ciega, from front pagecredit Vigue for the change. Vigue and the administration for the changes, he added that some of the changes came from the new building, too. Students walking outside between classes in the old open-air hallways, he said, may have encouraged rowdier behavior. Now that the students stay mostly inside, he says he thinks theyre more calm. The numbers show a decrease on certain issues as well. In the 20102011 school year, the two SROs dealt of disorderly conduct. This past school year, SROs responded to 11. Last year, the school had 61 cases of trouble with a juvenile but over only 18 such calls. Battery fell from Were still dealing with kids, lower than in the past. He calls Facebook issues the biggest catalyst for on-campus disruptions. Someone says something on Facebook and someone else responds; before you know it, he says, everyone involved gets upset over the incident and the anger spills over into the hallways of the Motte know about the trouble before it turns into a brawl, they can step in and diffuse the situation. We do a lot of counseling and lot of the things we do dont make into the computer. He says that while incidences increased over the past year, things have improved even more over a few years ago. Three, four years ago, it was has worked as the SRO at Boca Ciega started, he says, It was bad. This year Mr. Vigue was able to tighten all the screws down. What would make next year even parents can go a long way towards making the School even better. The school needs more parent involvement with kids and with the school, he says. Parents, he adds, [need to] assume responsibility for their children.

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4 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Trees and Bushes Will Sprout on BeachST. PETE BEACH Those new medians, covered in grass and not much else, will soon have shrubs and trees. The commission voted to approve paying Morelli Landscaping $312,970 for landscaping and irrigation with reclaimed water, which Morelli said they would have done or stop for the Republican National Convention. Pinellas County should reimburse $70,000 of the $313,000 contract through Penny for Pinellas funds, The City of Gulfport Celebrates Flag Day Flag Day commemorates the 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. To the original members of the Continental Congress, red stood for hardiness and courage, white for purity and innocence, and blue for vigilance and This special and moving event is at Veterans Park on the corner of 54th St. S. and Shore Blvd. S. in Gulfport and is open to the public. The City of Gulfport and the American Legion Post 125 will host a very moving Flag Day ceremony as they retire old burn. Special guest vocalist and former Broadway singer and author Victor Helou will perform. For more information, contact 727-893-1118. RNC Information Meeting Tonight Do you have questions about the Republican National Convention? Are you wondering what to expect? for the Tampa Bay Host Committee, will be speaking to local businesses at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr., St. Pete Beach, to answer questions you may have. All reservations must be made at info@TampaBayBeaches.com.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 5 Cousins Pizza Remains Open Dont believe everything you read on Facebook. A rumor was started on one of the areas Facebook pages saying that Cousins Pizza is for sale. We are doing great and plan on being here for years to come says Pizza in Gulfport. Fathers Day on Corey Avenue from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. during the Corey Fresh Market. Special appearance a python, stare down a barn owl! Bring Dad out for some of the best and Rum Cakes by How Sweet It Is, the newest and freshest vendor at the market. Music and fun for all. then be back in October for a new season. Corey Avenue is located just off Gulf Blvd. in downtown St Pete Beach. Free parking. Call 727-498-8778. Town Shores Red Hatters interested in attending any of the at 345-2303 as soon as possible for the lunch at the Dutch Heritage will be available by meeting in the Please wear your purple and red. Anyone interested in joining the Travel is Fun trip to Hard Rock sooner. The fee is $20.Get your Fathers Day gifts Wrapped No need to wrap those presents for your favorite Dad. Come to Sears Tyrone Mall store this Saturday gift wrapping by charity volunteers. Dads presents will be wrapped and specially trimmed to honor him for Fathers Day. Save Our Strays volunteers provides this service for donations for its animals in need. Save Our Strays is a no-kill, nondedicated to saving homeless cats and kittens. The groups creative wrappers will be set up in Sears adjacent to the escalators to assist busy shoppers. For more information call 727 871-0888.

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6 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Swigwam, from front page I have to tell you, he said, this is totally blindsiding me. I came here to talk about the car show. And Lorraine, you bring this up out of the blue? You said before you got out and then out of the blue you do this? Thats a little unfair, isnt it? he asked her. Not really, she told him from the dais. The Swigwam, formerly a bar on the beach and in its latest iteration owned by Williams, is a smoke-free bar. Smokers go outside to light up and the city granted the Swigwam permission to use some of the sidewalk for chairs. Neighboring Slimers, a clothing shop, uses the space in front of their storefront for multiple clothing racks. Commissioner Huhn did not mention those racks as a public safety issue, but did tell Williams she thought she for everyone. Williams said he hadnt received any communication letter, e-mail, or in person and didnt know what prompted this suggestion. We havent had a lot of police calls we dont have vagrants...I think were one of the betterrun bars on the beach, he said. Its going to hurt business. Its going to hurt business a lot. I dont think so, Rob, Commissioner Huhn told him. You have a loyal clientele. You could tell them to go up on the roof and theyd go up to the roof. Id love to do that, he replied. He suggested allowing people outside after 7 p.m. only, but reminded the commissioners that people would still have to go outside to smoke. Mayor McFarlin reminded the commission theyd discussed this issue in November of last year, and added that he felt kids didnt need to be exposed to a bar atmosphere. He said he favored revoking the permission. Mayor Marvin Shavlan said they, too, felt blindsided (Commissioner Bev Garnett did not attend the meeting.) Vice Mayor Shavlan pointed out that Simply Perfect planned to move from across the street from the Swigwam to a storefront closer to and on the same side of Corey as the bar. To me, that asks the question, if things are so terrible [why are they moving there]? he said. The commission did not make a decision but will decide the fate of the outdoor seating at the Swigwam not indicate they would discuss the Swigwam, Madeleina Cottage, or any of the other businesses on Corey that make use of the sidewalk as part of their business activities. The meeting, which will start at 6 comment.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 7 Players Hold Cathy Awards The Gulfport Community Players held their 15th Annual Cathy the Players Back Door Theater. The Cathy Awards, named after their late founderCatherine A. Hickman, are held to honor their players, back stage people, and all the other people who have gone into making last seasons productions possible. Without them, there would be no plays. This year the Players had Habana Caf do the catering and the food was just wonderful! After the dinner came the Awards Ceremony. There were 15 categories and the winners for Breaking Legs Breaking Legs Constant Wife Breaking Legs Hale in Breaking Legs An Inspector Calls Guzman for The Constant Wife Frethem in The Constant Wife Gonzalez in Breaking Legs for An Inspector Calls Elisabeth Bell in The Trouble with Day Care Shepherd in The Grim Reaper Vic Carr for The Grim Reaper PlayDean Bevan for The Grim Reaper. They do hope your favorites won this year. By the way, the rehearsals for the Players 12th Annual Summer One Act Festival have just started. This Festival will take place at the through 22nd. Watch for tickets to be on sale soon!

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8 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Heritage Villages Antique Appraisal Fair Whats that heirloom or family hand-me-down worth? Is that keepsake really a treasure? Tampa Bay area antique experts will be on hand to answer these questions and more at the Heritage Village Antique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 11909 125th St. N., Largo. Appraisal fees are $5 per item or $12 for three items. Appraisers will offer verbal general information on antiques, and specialists will be on hand to examine Oriental rugs, Victorian jewelry, rare and vintage books, guns, armor, clocks and pocket watches. They will also appraise pre-1950 dolls, furniture, stringed musical instruments, Depression and other collectable glass. The Pinellas County Historical Society sponsors this event and the Heritage Village operations. Call the Pinellas County Historical Society at 727-582-2233, or visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage. Aquatic Summer Camp ST. PETERSBURGMake it marine new Aquatic Summer Camp is an adventure for children age eight to twelve to experience marine life, explore our water ways and learn how to be safe in, on, and around the water. Activities include trip to see Winter the dolphin at the Clearwater Marina. Camp is daily Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Shore Aquatic Complex, 901 North Shore Drive NE. Cost is $200 weekly. Space is limited. ADVANTAGE Membership and ability to swim required. Limited spots. For more information, contact Stuart Burns at 727-893-9689.Care for the Caregiver internationally known psychiatrist and gerontologist, will be speaking to a group of caregivers from all over the Tampa Bay area at Menorah Manors St. Petersburg campus (255 59th Street N., St. Petersburg). Light hors doeuvres will be served at this free community event. Please RSVP to the Care for the Caregiver lecture to Renee Lipman at 727-302-3710 or rlipman@menorahmanor.org.

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10 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Friday Flicks in the Park The City of Treasure Island will present its Friday Flicks in the Park on the second and fourth Friday in Community Center Park located at 106th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. The event begins at 7 p.m. with food vendors and activities for the children, with the movies beginning A Game of Shadows. The movie will be shown under the stars on a giant outdoor screen. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the show. Snack vendors and childrens activities will be available for before and during the movie. The event is free to the public. For additional information, please contact the Treasure Island Recreation Department at 727-547-4575, ext. 237 or visit the Citys website at www.mytreasureisland.org. School Board Candidates ForumThe League of Women Voters will moderate a School Board Candidates Forum sponsored by the South St. Petersburg Democratic Club and the Gulfport Democratic Club and supported by the Greater Pinellas Democratic Club. The forum takes Sanderlin Family Center, 2334 22nd Avenue S. in St. Petersburg. The public is invited. Supervisor of Elections will demonstrate voting Ladd-Gilbert. Flowers, Glenton Glen Gilzean, Complimentary refreshments will be served. Lithuanian-American Lunch this Thursday The Lithuanian-American Club at 4880 46 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg is serving lunch on Thursdays at 1 p.m. The cost is $7. Todays lunch is cepelinai (potato meat dumplings) with dessert and coffee. Also available to buy are Lithuanian beer and fresh baked Lithuanian bread. Call Vida at 866-7936 for more information. Everyone is welcome.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 11 LettersSeabird Sanctuary deserves Credit Dear Editor Beth from the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary. Beth rescued an injured heron this week from Wood Ibis Park in Gulfport. Everyone should take a moment to appreciate the hard work and countless hours they put in to protect our wildlife.Victor Scherley HUGE SPRING SA VINGS!LAYA WA Y NOW! MAROBO MOTORS MAROBO MOTORS SCOOTERS!www .marobomotors.com FREEScooter CoverWith Puchase While Supplies Las t4960 66th St. 727-545-1900We Ser vice All Makes! P arts Sales No Dealer P rep F ees Service L ay Aw ay STRE ET SCOOTERSDUI? No Pr oblemELECTRIC ASSIST BICYCL EGAS POWERED BICYCLES4 WHEELER AT Vs GO KA RTS & DIRT BIKE S $ 6 99 $699Plus F reightSe Habla Espanol Call T oda y!Custom BuiltGU ARANTEED LO WEST PRICE! SA VE $400! SA VE GAS!No Motorcycle license needed! No Insurance Required! No Dealer Prep F ees Added!With This Coupon. Expires 7/4/12Photos are representative models ma y va ry while supplies lastGU ARANTEED LO WEST PRICE!T AKE ONE HOME TO DA Y!With This Coupon. Expires 7/4/12GU ARANTEED LO WEST PRICE!With This Coupon. Expires 7/4/12Only$250Off$100OffSTOCK PA RTS & SERVIC EGU ARANTEED LO WEST PRICE!With This Coupon. Expires 7/4/1225%OffGU ARANTEED LO WEST PRICE!With This Coupon. Expires 7/4/12 $100Off

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12 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Enoch Davis Center Yard SaleST. PETERSBURGA community fund raiser yard sale will be held Davis Center, 1111 18th Avenue S. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn behind Enoch Center. A lunch special includes hot dog, chips and water for $2. The sale is sponsored by Golden Generations and the Enoch Davis Senior Advisory Council. Proceeds will help pay for completion of a commemorative quilt honoring the 30-year history of the Enoch Davis Center. The quilt will become part of the historical art pieces at the center. Theres still time to purchase your own sale table for $20 at Enoch Davis Center front desk. For information call 727-893-7159.Are you Prepared for Hurricane Season? Where will you go? What should you pack? Is your home secure? Are you Extension and other county partners for a free hurricane preparedness workshop for local residents at Weedon Island Preserve on Saturday, Tom Iovino, Pinellas County Emergency Management spokesman, will deliver the keynote address. Tom will present the history of hurricanes in Tampa Bay and discuss the potential threat from a storm this season. Experts from the University of Florida and Pinellas County Animal Services will deliver sound advice on preparing property in the event of a storm. Each participant will receive a reusable insulated tote bag full of informative resources including a manual LED Flashlight. Door prizes include a complete set of tires donated kit provided by the Pinellas Energy than $500. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required and space is limited. Visit hurricanepreparedness. eventbrite.com to register. The Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE in St. Petersburg. For questions, call 727-453-6522.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 13 Happy 50th Anniversary! Ray and Wendy Trevett of 5425 Shore Boulevard S. in Gulfport and Dorset Dorchester England celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 12, 2012. Their son Kevin of New Zealand and daughter Kim Rose of England were here to help them celebrate. Kevin's daughter Stephanie, Krystian Toms, Colin Rose, Ben and Sam Rose and Greta Garnyte and Katherine Smith were her from New Zeland and England. A dinner was held at Pasadena Steak House in St. Petersburg and then they all went back to their condo for cake and drinks. Along with family, friends Fred and Norma Lanigan, Ann Wheelock, Sue Abbe, Scott and Judy Price, Ron and Peggy Ann White and John and Cindy Holst also helped them to celebrate. Hot Shop is Blazing at the IAC After nearly a month of down time due to multiple equipment failures, the Industrial Arts Center hot shop will be up and running this weekend. Ladies Night is on for Friday night, bffs and have a blow your own glass masterpiece experience. Choose from eight different items on the IACs glass blowing menu. The IAC Hot Shop will be open 16, during the Gulfport Art Walk. Theres still time to make a beautiful glass masterpiece for your Dad. The Industrial Arts Center is located at 2902A Beach Boulevard South in the Gulfport Art Village Courtyard. Visit www.industrialartscenter.org or for more information, call 727289-9365. Dive-In Movies are Back ST. PETE BEACHIts that time again! The St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex will be hosting the ever-popular Dive-In movie series again this summer, providing awesome family fun out under the stars! Bring your noodles, screen while relaxing in the pool or on the pool deck. Admission is just $4 per person; doors open at 8 p.m. and space is limited. Drinks, snacks, and glow jewelry will be sold at the pool no outside coolers or containers please. The Dive-In Movies are held at the St. Pete Beach Pool, 7701 Boca Ciega 13th, 20th, and August 3rd and 10th. A special Tween Night Dive-In for 29th with a showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. An adultspecialty Dive-Ins cost $5 per person. For more information contact the St. Pete Beach Pool at 727-363-9264.

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14 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Lending a Helping HandPictured (L-R): Laura Holiday, Metropolitan Ministries Employee/Chef, Melanie ChakorTAMPA Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay) recently wrapped up its month-long Fifth Third Feeding Families campaign, reaching its goal of feeding 5,300 Tampa Bay-area families in need. A total of 13,140 pounds of non-perishable that provides support to hungry children and families in the four-county Tampa Bay region. In an effort to continue giving back to the community, dozens of Fifth Third employees and their families volunteered, sorting food items at Metropolitan Ministries, as well as serving meals to families in need at a local food distribution site. Marine Summer Camp Marine Summer Camp Week is Summer Camp at North Shore Pool, 901 North Shore Drive NE, is an adventure for children age eight to 12 to experience marine life, explore our waterways and learn safety in, on, and around the water. Activities to see Winter the dolphin at the Clearwater Marina. Camp is daily Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Shore Aquatic Complex, 901 North Shore Drive NE. Cost is $200. They still have a limited number of spaces, sign up now. ADVANTAGE Membership ($15 or $12.50 depends on residency) and ability to swim required. For more information, contact Stuart Burns at 727893-9689. Learn How to Use Marine Radios The United States Power Squadrons Seminar Series Using VHF & VHF/ DSC Marine Radio will be presented by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power from 7-9 p.m. VHF radio is the mainstay of coastal communication and essential for emergency communications. Digital Selective Calling (DSC) is rapidly becoming a reality as more Coast Guard Rescue 21 System operations go live. This seminar explains basic VHF operation. A CD is included with a DSC Simulator that allows you to practice on your computer at home. The handy, waterproof, McGraw-Hill Captains Quick Guide Using VHF is included with essential information that you should have aboard. The course is offered at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Avenue SE, Demens Landing (take 1st Ave. East and cross small bridge to Demens Landing) in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free, materials cost $30 per family. There is a maximum of 20 students. Preregistration is required. Register on-line at www.boating-stpete.org.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 15 It's not your Grandmother's Dancing Put some comfy shoes on and join Suncoast Squares for a Beginners Night of Square Dancing on Tuesday, of Peace MCC, 3150 Fifth Avenue N. in St. Pete. All proceeds raised will be donated to St. Pete Pride. No experience necessary, beginners welcome; no partner needed; casual dress; comfortable footwear. Donation of $5 at the door. Call Roger at 727-599-1440 or visit www.suncoastsquares.com.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 17 Everyday Cheap$kateBy Mary HuntLet the Decluttering Begin I know its time. Its been time for need to clean my kitchen. Now, before you send the Health Department to my address, let me explain. What I mean by clean is that I need to clean out and organize my kitchen pantry, cupboards and drawers. If you walked into my kitchen, youd see a tidy and sanitary place. But dont walk into the pantry or open a cupboard too hastily. Something might hit you on the head. At this moment, a bottle of Advil has been tossed on top of cereal boxes, which are resting on pudding boxes that have long ago expired. Cynthia Ewer, editor of www. thing I need to do is harden my heart. says, must be pared to the bone. I must dare to dump anything and everything that is not absolutely necessary and useful. Clear the decks. Ewer instructs me to prepare four boxes with these Away (Elsewhere), Give Away (or Sell) and Storage. Now I am to tackle one shelf, drawer and cupboard at a time, putting each item into its proper box. has found its box, send three of the boxes out of the kitchen. Now comes decision time. Ewer is ruthless in suggesting I need to just get rid of the electric french-fry fryer, that strange gelatin mold in the shape of Mount Rushmore and the odd collection of sports bottles from all those walk-a-thons. Ditto for pans I dont use, dishes I dont like and specialty cooking tools that I never use because theyre too much trouble to clean. No more stalling. Im going to follow the Organized Home kitchen decluttering plan starting at the top -the top shelves, which Ewer says resemble an unknown landscape at the back of the moon. (I keep wondering when shes been sneaking into my kitchen because she seems to know this place quite well.) last month, its a candidate to stay. If I used it yesterday, that will be the backbone of my newly organized kitchen. I am committed; I am determined. I will box and banish. I will not stop until every shelf, every cupboard, every nook and cranny of my kitchen is cleared, cleaned and organized. I dont think Im alone in this need for kitchen organization, so Im extending an invitation for you to join me. All who dare are invited to join me in this marathon event. Actually, I could use the company. Somehow knowing others are participating in the same drudgery will keep me on track and moving forward. The only requirement to join is a willingness to get your kitchen organized.

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18 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 This Weeks Solution Aqua Zumba Join the Party ST. PETE BEACHThe St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex is excited to 15th, Aqua Zumba classes will be offered every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. This is not your grandmothers water workout, this is a party! Get all no impact and all the resistance of the water. Its perfect for all ages just beginning or looking to spice up your workout regimen. Burn calories, tone your whole body, and have a blast! Classes are $5 for St. Pete Beach Residents and $6 for Non-Residents, no pre-registration necessary. For more information call 363-9245.Apply for Arts and Culture GrantsST. PETERSBURG The city of St. Petersburg is offering grants to organizations for the next budget year. Applications and guidelines to receive funds are now available online at www.stpete.org/budget/ grantsc.asp; grants are due on or It is anticipated that for next year, St. Petersburg City Council will allocate approximately $175,000 to eligible arts and cultural organizations to assist them in underwriting their operating expenses. The citys Arts Advisory Committee will evaluate the applications and make recommendations to City Council in cultural organization must serve the residents of St. Petersburg. The amount provided to each organization depends on the merit of the application and the operating budget of the organization. This current budget year, the city funded local organizations including American Stage, the Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg Opera Company and more.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 19 The Gabs We stopped by the Gulfport Senior Center and asked some important piece of advice they could offer a new father.John Greer, father of three He should realize that the most important person is his wife, not his children. The wife and the husband are the glue that holds the family together. Bush Best, father of four you were created as a man. Paul Fornatar, retired teacher The obvious thing is to love your child, but that opens up a whole can of beans. I think listening is the young doesnt mean they dont know how they feel. Marvin Ruso, father of two Never hit your children.

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20 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 21 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse invites you to its Testimonial Piccadilly Restaurant, 1900 34th a.m. They will Declare the Goodness of God through praise, prayer and testimonies. Everyone is invited. In order to use the restaurant facility a food purchase is required. Call 727327-9070. Shop the Thrift Mall and Gift Store Pasadena Community Church now has four stores at one location (Pasadena Ave. and Second Ave. S.). Hours are 9-1 Wednesday and Saturday. The mall features three accessories and jewelery; one with gifts, china, glasses, sporting goods, childrens clothes, toys and games; and one with furniture, household items, electronics, books and tapes. The other store is in the LEC building and features gifts. Come see how they have grown.

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22 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Aquamania Hits Gulfport Beach Bring your water gear and your competitive spirit to cheer on your favorite contestant OR bring your beach chair and enjoy live entertainment, shop arts and craft vendors and watch all the action from land as Aquamania hits Gulfport 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.! This one of a kind event is a festival within a festival. It is free and fun for waterslide, rockwall climb, bounce house and other beach related activities. Adults can enjoy an ice cold beer on the waterfront point with a birds eye view of the beach contests while shopping among vendors and enjoying live performances. Featured performers are Urban Gypsies, sponsored by the Gulfport and Dakota sponsored by 007 Computers. The schedule for the day is as Balloon Toss Race and Bartender Beach Race Race and Corn Hole Tournament All day long the Dunk Tank will Thank you to the many businesses who are providing great prizes for winners in these contests, the list is impressive! Special thanks to the Tampa Bay Times for being a sponsor. This is a not to miss event for all ages. Come on down to Gulfport Beach and the Point behind the Recreation Center and join in on this free fun event. 4th Annual Pets & People Food Drive Pasadena Pet Motel kicks off the 4th Annual Pets & People Food Drive and Pet Pal Animal Shelter. Bring non-perishable food items and pet food to the Motel at 6735 Gulfport Blvd. Call 345-2852 for more information. Attend a Public Hearing Regarding The Pier announced four public meetings over Lens Pier Project. City Council voted on May 17 to enter into an agreement with Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc. for design and construction of the new St. Petersburg Pier. These meetings are for gathering public Recreation Center, 5801 22nd Ave. Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Ave. S. The city encourages the publics participation in these information design. Gulfport Tai Chi Taoist tai chi classes for beginners Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. at Gulfport Scout Hall, 5313 28th Avenue S. Emphasis is on the health foundation exercises and instruction of the full 108-move set. There is a suggested donation of $2 per class. Call Marge at 727-345-6708.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 23 Hidden Fruits

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24 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070KALI KALI COED DANCE PRODUCTIONS Sat., June 16, 6pm Adv. Tks $10 Adults, $7 Kids $12 at the door call 727-321-9444 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGSSearch for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.com**NEW FAX NUMBER FOR LIBRARY: 727-344-6386. Everyone who uses this service, please update your records.** eSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm, Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with otthers to learn the basics or to discover new ways of using your e-Reader; tablet; and/or mp3. Come by or call the Reference Desk, 893-1073. StoryTime: am, Diann shares picture books and activities selected for preschoolers. Youth Services area around the rocking chair by the Easy books.Citizenship Classes: Mondays, 5-7 p.m. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@umcm.info. Teen Bookclub Kickoff with facepainting & zombie makeup. FMI, contact Sheri, 893-1074. FLYP Summer Reading Program FMI, call 893-1074 and ask for Diann. Coffee/Talk Book Club refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy of the book. Please call 893-1073 FMI. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, startLeitho, using The Power of Now by E. Tolle; and Your Head in the Tigers Mouth by R. Balsekar. Preregister at the Reference Desk. FMI, call 893-1073. Voter Registration training for volunteers session. FMI, call 727-488-4197. One-on-One Computer Instruction: Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Game on! Teen Board Game Afternoons Stop by after school to challenge your opponents! Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: 727-238-1688.Open Mon.-Fri.: 10am-7pm & Sat: 10 am-4 pmPROGRAMS & DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE For more information, call: 893-1074, email gpublib@yahoo.com, RECREATION WEBSITE-www. Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. ACTIVITIES Open Gym Tues. 6.-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$6 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012 SUMMER PROGRAM Ongoing registration continues for the 2012 Summer Recreation Program for chilten thru age 14. Registrations for Gulfport residents and non-residents (30 children max.) are currently being accepted. Proof of residency is required for registration. Hours of registrapacket at the Rec. Center or log on to www.mygulfport.us and follow the links to City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center. For more information call 893-1068. 2011-2012 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers guest speakers and service projects. The teens utilize the gymnasium, gameroom and outdoor area. Program hours are Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$6 non-res. NEW CLASSESInterested in teach727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. p.m. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 2227. Campoli at 813-855-3112. Natalie at 330-4135 Call Diane at 459-1399. Natalie at 330-4135 Call Marge at 345-6708. 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Tamara at 512-2763. chel at 727-748-6612 Effective October 1st, all skaters/bicyclists MUST purchase a new City of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulfports Tomlinson Lake Skate Park. Stickers MUST be visibly placed on the helmet. Annual fee for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for nonresidents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger MUST have a the Gulfport Recreation Center which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Availa.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October 1, 2011 September 30, 2012. Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only.Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pmSPECIAL EVENTS Thursday Bridge Club the summer months. Line Dance Class for Line Dancing every Thurs. at Ave. S.) Free activity but must be a registered member of the Senior Center. Community Law Program Attorneys from the Community Law Program will provide assistance for health care surrogate forms, etc. Senior Trips trips? Capones Dinner & Show in trip to Immokalee Gaming Getaway, $99/$134. Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for more details. Senior Center's Rays Fan Club Plan on joining us at the Senior Center for the next Rays game on Rays play the Mets. Come early for lunch at the Snack Bar and stay to TV. Free snacks included during the game. Fathers Day Tribute concert in celebration of Fathers Day will be held in the Hickman Theater the Senior Center Foundation. Phones for Hearing Impaired Deaf and Hearing Connection will distribute phones for hearing a phone provided by Deaf & Hearing Connection that is not working properly, this would be the time to exchange it. Please bring your paperwork. Beach Party Bingo & Ice Cream Social Beach Party Bingo and Ice Cream Social that the time has been changed from SPECIAL SERVICES Snack Bar for June toast & tomato and coffee, only $2.50. All lunches, $3.00. Great food! Great company! If you are heading for the beach, stop at the Senior Center to pick up a boxed lunch. Call 893-2259 to place your order. Transportation Service: GEMS Door-to-door transportation service for Gulfport seniors 55 and over is available registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class 727-343-9044 for fee and registration info. Support Groups More Activities Center calendar in its entirety, please gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., June 17, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7 12-1 Intermediate 1-2 Beginner, 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Lindy Hop Lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing Lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance, $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 7-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 25 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070KALI KALI COED DANCE PRODUCTIONS Sat., June 16, 6pm Adv. Tks $10 Adults, $7 Kids $12 at the door call 727-321-9444 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGSSearch for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.com**NEW FAX NUMBER FOR LIBRARY: 727-344-6386. Everyone who uses this service, please update your records.** eSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm, Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with otthers to learn the basics or to discover new ways of using your e-Reader; tablet; and/or mp3. Come by or call the Reference Desk, 893-1073. StoryTime: am, Diann shares picture books and activities selected for preschoolers. Youth Services area around the rocking chair by the Easy books.Citizenship Classes: Mondays, 5-7 p.m. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@umcm.info. Teen Bookclub Kickoff with facepainting & zombie makeup. FMI, contact Sheri, 893-1074. FLYP Summer Reading Program FMI, call 893-1074 and ask for Diann. Coffee/Talk Book Club refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy of the book. Please call 893-1073 FMI. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, startLeitho, using The Power of Now by E. Tolle; and Your Head in the Tigers Mouth by R. Balsekar. Preregister at the Reference Desk. FMI, call 893-1073. Voter Registration training for volunteers session. FMI, call 727-488-4197. One-on-One Computer Instruction: Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Game on! Teen Board Game Afternoons Stop by after school to challenge your opponents! Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: 727-238-1688.Open Mon.-Fri.: 10am-7pm & Sat: 10 am-4 pmPROGRAMS & DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE For more information, call: 893-1074, email gpublib@yahoo.com, RECREATION WEBSITE-www. Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. ACTIVITIES Open Gym Tues. 6.-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$6 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012 SUMMER PROGRAM Ongoing registration continues for the 2012 Summer Recreation Program for chilten thru age 14. Registrations for Gulfport residents and non-residents (30 children max.) are currently being accepted. Proof of residency is required for registration. Hours of registrapacket at the Rec. Center or log on to www.mygulfport.us and follow the links to City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center. For more information call 893-1068. 2011-2012 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers guest speakers and service projects. The teens utilize the gymnasium, gameroom and outdoor area. Program hours are Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$6 non-res. NEW CLASSESInterested in teach727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. p.m. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 2227. Campoli at 813-855-3112. Natalie at 330-4135 Call Diane at 459-1399. Natalie at 330-4135 Call Marge at 345-6708. 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Tamara at 512-2763. chel at 727-748-6612 Effective October 1st, all skaters/bicyclists MUST purchase a new City of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulfports Tomlinson Lake Skate Park. Stickers MUST be visibly placed on the helmet. Annual fee for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for nonresidents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger MUST have a the Gulfport Recreation Center which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Availa.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October 1, 2011 September 30, 2012. Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only.Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm SPECIAL EVENTS Thursday Bridge Club the summer months. Line Dance Class for Line Dancing every Thurs. at Ave. S.) Free activity but must be a registered member of the Senior Center. Community Law Program Attorneys from the Community Law Program will provide assistance for health care surrogate forms, etc. Senior Trips trips? Capones Dinner & Show in trip to Immokalee Gaming Getaway, $99/$134. Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for more details. Senior Center's Rays Fan Club Plan on joining us at the Senior Center for the next Rays game on Rays play the Mets. Come early for lunch at the Snack Bar and stay to TV. Free snacks included during the game. Fathers Day Tribute concert in celebration of Fathers Day will be held in the Hickman Theater the Senior Center Foundation. Phones for Hearing Impaired Deaf and Hearing Connection will distribute phones for hearing a phone provided by Deaf & Hearing Connection that is not working properly, this would be the time to exchange it. Please bring your paperwork. Beach Party Bingo & Ice Cream Social Beach Party Bingo and Ice Cream Social that the time has been changed from SPECIAL SERVICES Snack Bar for June toast & tomato and coffee, only $2.50. All lunches, $3.00. Great food! Great company! If you are heading for the beach, stop at the Senior Center to pick up a boxed lunch. Call 893-2259 to place your order. Transportation Service: GEMS Door-to-door transportation service for Gulfport seniors 55 and over is available registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class 727-343-9044 for fee and registration info. Support Groups More Activities Center calendar in its entirety, please gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., June 17, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7 12-1 Intermediate 1-2 Beginner, 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Lindy Hop Lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing Lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance, $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 7-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237

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26 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 By Holiday Mathis There are as many ways to solve the equation of fatherhood as there are fathers to solve it. The sun, the the versatile Gemini constellation this Fathers Day, shining a light on the many things this role can be. On Tuesday, the moon will be new, offering a fresh start with projects and intellectual pursuits. Its the perfect opportunity to take on an area of study or crack open a new book. GEMINI Finances between friends can be tricky under normal circumstances, and this weeks circumstances are more unusual than most. You are inclined to be gentle and lighthearted when communicating on the topic of money, which works brilliantly as long as you are also thorough and crystal clear. CANCER exploration will lead you to discover key to seeing the opportunity in front of you. How can you do what caters to your strengths unless you know what those strengths are? Consider taking a personality test to get clear on the matter. LEO to get excited about an idea when youre the originator. This week its someone elses idea that has you giddy, though, and youll enjoy the rare honor of being a true champion of this cause. Such support doesnt come along every day. Hopefully, the target of your enthusiasm realizes this and appreciates it. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your relationships will be better because you put some thought into resolving your issues with another person. And the best part? That person doesnt even have to know about it! Having arguments with people in your head or on paper will keep you from having them in real life. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There shouldnt be pressure to do things to demand that of yourself. Pick a goal that seems good and a way to go about accomplishing it. If it doesnt turn out the way you wanted it to, try again. Happiness does not time -or ever. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your love is a profound gift that you present in many different packages throughout the week. Some dont realize they are being given the gift of your love unless you do the equivalent of putting a big red bow on it and emphatically saying youre welcome regardless of whether or not you got a thank you. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Who you are in the bigger view of society is not who you are actually, but it certainly will make a difference in the way you feel about yourself. It will be important for you to contribute to a larger group. The task that allows you to do this will be the engine that motivates you through your week. CAPRICORN You accept responsibility for the way things unfold in your life, for better or worse. Even when its made something happen, you know the way things are. A new era begins this week, and youre determined to make it beautiful. AQUARIUS Theres a price for making your dreams come true. It usually has commitment. Youre willing to pay a certain price, and then it gets raised this week. Take your time in considering the new price and whether you think its still worthwhile to you. Theres no rush. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Your efforts to spruce up your living quarters will have a positive effect on your attitude as well this week. Little things around the house add up. Whether or not you entertain company, your image of yourself improves with the upgrades to your environment. ARIES (March 21-April 19). While its always nice to get paid for doing what you would have done for free, its not necessary that your work involve the thing you love most. Youll do that thing anyway. So why not get paid for something else? This week your options open up. Thursday is ideal for making a choice. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Regular contact with regular people is something that shouldnt be underestimated. You may think, Bring on the extraordinary weirdos of the world because I need some entertainment, but your thinking wont change the fact that regular contact with regular people could save your life. This Week's Birthdays you will be presented to the world this year. Events that occur over the next three weeks make it easier for you to change in the ways you most the rough patches of a relationship. August is your chance to excel at work or become an expert in an area of extreme interest. Youll like the attention that comes with this opportunity. November brings family closeness and shared travels. lifetime. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday, 1-3:00 p.m. Lolita Tuesday, 2-4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. OpenThursday, 1-3:00 p.m. Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday, 1-3:00 p.m. Open Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordion Weather permitting

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 27 Golf Tournament to Benet Drug Recovery Tranquil Shores NPC announces that their Annual Charity Golf 22nd at the Pasadena Yacht & Country Club. Substance abuse is a major issue in this country with approximately 47% of all households having a substance abuser in the home. Tranquil Shores NPC has become a strong force for helping substance dependent individuals establish and maintain a recovery lifestyle. We have a wide variety of programs and specialized treatment options that allow us to tailor a program to meet treatment needs and support of lifeTranquil Shores NPC, President. The event will include 18-holes of golf with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. followed by lunch and awarding of prizes. There are closest to the pin, hole-in-one, longest drive for men and women and putting prizes. All proceeds go to the Tranquil Shores NPC charity. Entry fee for the tournament is $100. There are 4 levels of sponsorship ranging from $100 to $2,500. Cash or in-kind donations are most appreciated and tax deductible. Please contact Andy Blair or Heather 391-7001. Proceeds from this years event will help fund life-saving projects designed to aid people struggling with substance abuse and their families. Donations sponsor education and substance abuse treatment for those seeking help as well as for those affected by drunk driving. The goal of service; thereby offering hope for those impacted by substance abuse. For more information, visit www. tranquilshores.org. Pre-Ballet Class This class teaches rhythm, coordination and group participation through a variety of movements, games, and ballet exercises. Students will learn proper body alignment, posture and isometric muscle development. This class is Gulfport recreation center. The cost is either $7 per class or $25 monthly. For more info please contact Natalie at 727-330-4135. Apply for Social Services GrantsST. PETERSBURGSocial service agencies may now apply for $338,000 in grants from the city of St. Petersburg. Grant applications and are available online at www. stpete.org/socialservices Priorities for funding will be limited to social service programs that provide homeless prevention services and/or services to homeless families (highest priority), unaccompanied youth (second priority) and individuals (third priority). Grant awards will not be offered to agencies requesting less than $10,000 or more than $40,000. An agency can request funding for more than one program, but the total request cannot exceed $40,000. Agencies must submit only one application. Last year, the city allocated social services grants to 18 organizations in the community.

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28 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Free Seminar Discusses Cancer Risks Metro Wellness & Community Center will host a free seminar entitled Breast Cancer & Other Cancer Links Is it in our Genes? presented by Dr. Rebecca Sutphen and Dr. Sue Friedman, co-authors of Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer on Thursday, Third Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. genetics and risk. destiny? What answers? Register by calling 727-3213854, ext. 245 or email to LGBT@ metrotampabay.org. Bike Safety RodeoST. PETE BEACHThe St. Pete Beach Police and Recreation Departments are excited to offer the 1st Annual Bike Safety Rodeo to 1 p.m. This free event will take place rain or shine under the covered pavilion at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, and will feature games, prizes and giveaways. Bring the childs helmet and bike for proper helmet Children will have a blast and learn about bicycle safety and rules of the road. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event Scoops Ice Cream Parlor, Savianos Brick Oven, and Beach Cyclist Sports Center. For more information, contact Mollie at 727-363-9214. First United Methodist VBS First United Methodist Church of grade, to get ready to dive into fun go Deep with God Vacation Bible School. Explore and experience Gods underwater universe at VBS! The Street S. in Gulfport. The adventure includes regular Deep Sea Voyages into the Bible, crafts, music and dinner. To be a part of all the excitement call the church registration is a requirement so we know how many to expect for dinner. 1st Annual Funky Fourth Car Show The City of Gulfport presents the 1st Annual Funky Fourth Car Show 10 a.m. 2 p.m. on Shore Blvd. S. between 54th St. S. and Beach Blvd. S. All creatively decorated gas and electric cars are invited. 35 spots available, so sign up soon! All are encouraged to participate in the parade (Please check spot on application if interested). Have fun dressed vehicle. This is no ordinary car show, its Gulfport style! Trophy for Mayors/Councils Choice and for Best Dressed Electric Vehicle.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 29 Bathing Beauty Will you call my mom and tell her Im being good? Gulfport summer camper Lula Burke asked us while she soaked up some sun at the St. Pete Beach pool. We can do one better, wonderfully at camp this week! Gulfports summer camps include swimming at least twice a week. eSeries Prepares you for Hurricane Season You know you have to prepare for hurricane season, but youre not quite sure how. Wouldnt it be great to have a quick, easy-to-access resource you could watch on your schedule? collection of 15-minute videos on hurricane preparedness topics, is now available online and on YouTube. Listen to experts talk about everything from insurance to shelters in short segments that are perfect to listen to while driving, walking or at your computer at lunchtime. With the start of hurricane season, the second year of production began May 2 with a show that featured Dale Armstrong from Pinellas County Extension talking about preparing your landscape and trees for hurricanes. Each eSeries premiers at noon on due to the Independence Day holiday) when it is streamed live online and shown on PCC-TV. It is then posted online on the eSeries Web page and on YouTube. Prepare to Survive can be seen online at www.pinellascounty.org/eseries or on PCC-TV (Bright House Channel Prepare to Survive presentations Sept. 5, Oct. 3 and Nov. 7. Survive presentations, and videos on disaster preparedness can be viewed on YouTube at www.youtube. com/PCCTV1. For more information on hurricane preparedness, visit Emergency Management at www. pinellascounty.org/emergency, call 727-464-3800 or join Pinellas County Emergency Management on Twitter. Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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30 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Gulfports July 4th CelebrationGULFPORTThe City of Gulfport invites everyone to celebrate this 4th long with an amazing line-up of fun and exciting activities in the Citys downtown waterfront district on To keep you informed ahead of time, street closures are on the following streets starting at 6 a.m. will be closed from 31st Ave. (south) to Shore Blvd. Shore Blvd. will be closed from 54th Street S. (west) to 56th Street S. 54th Street S., south of Essex Avenue will also be closed. Beach Blvd. south of 28th Ave. South to 31st Ave. S. will be temporarily Other early closings to prepare for include Williams Pier (corner of Shore Blvd. S. and 54th St. S.) which will at noon. At that same time, perimeter buoys will be placed 900 ft. from the Williams Pier. Also, fencing will be placed on the seawall at Veterans Park (corner of Shore Blvd. S. and 54th St. S.). Other safety issues include sparklers only on Gulfport Beach. Get up, have your coffee and breakfast early and bring the kids Recreation Center seawall, from 8-11 a.m. (registration for the derby Free Family Sand Sculpture Contest, sponsored by the Gulfport Recreation Division, on Gulfport Beach, from 10 a.m. to noon (registration will start the theme will be Red, White and Blue. City staff will be on Gulfport Beach from noon to 6 p.m. with a variety of free kid friendly activities! Also, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Beach Blvd. S. towards 54th St. S., you can view a stunning variety of autos at the annual auto show. Did we say all of this is free? From 10 a.m. 2 p.m., check out the 1st Annual Funky Fourth Car Show along Shore Blvd. S. between 54th St. S. and Beach Blvd. S. Thirtypowered and electric cars will line Shore Blvd. S. in true Gulfport style! Starting the evening, local vendors offer a variety of arts, crafts, food delicacies and patriotic knick-knacks for your enjoyment, from 4-10 p.m. At 5 p.m., enjoy live music on the Casino outside main stage. Our community parade will begin promptly at 6 p.m. making its way (southbound) down Beach Blvd. to the Gulfport Casino, where it will head west on Shore Blvd. to 58th Street S. Make sure to grab a good viewing spot! At 9 p.m. an always amazing Beach along Shore Blvd. S. will offer an exceptional closing of the days festivities. The City welcomes all to City of Gulfport! For more information regarding the days events, please email gbiron@mygulfport.us or call 727-893-1118. Seniors Chat Room table topics with the Gulfport Senior Centers Chat Room every Friday at 2 p.m. The Center is located at 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 31 Excerpts heard at the May 26, 2009St. Pete Beach City Commission MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesWere fortunate to have Orion building a bridge in our town. celebration. The Friends of St. Pete Beach raised $1,000 for the use of the barge. Congratulations on winning the election...Im concerned that youre going to bankrupt our city. fact, one year just because the actuary said he didnt have to give any money, he didnt I strictly Deborah Edney, congratulating Commissioner Lorraine Huhn on her victory over incumbent Al Halpern and Ms. Edney herself, and then criticizing the city manager. The city manager did say that the only time the city didnt contribute to the pension plan was before he started work at the city in the 1990s. I dont see the down side of getting information from somebody. questions about outsourcing the department. About outsourcing the St. Pete Beach Police Department... I had an outstanding experience with the Sheriff last week. It was truly unique. Bruno Falkenstein, Hurricane Restaurant, who said the Sheriff came into the restaurant and arrested a server without telling management they were on the premises. The server was waiting on a 12-member wedding party from out of state. It ruined that bride and grooms night They told me to get used to this, this is the way the Sheriff operates. We dont have to inform you we are the SheriffIf you Falkenstein also said that when the wedding party left without paying, the Sheriff told him to call the local police to handle the walkout. going to happen after the election? Bruce (last name unclear) day. Everything changed in the town. Chuck (last name unclear) It would take, literally, a piece out of our citys heart. Willard Gamble with in 41 years If youre going to be in an information-gathering mode with the Sheriff, please make sure you get both sides of the story. Let me be there. What you know about your police department is probably quite a bit, but you dont know it all. Let me give you the rest of the story. Chief David Romine, who approached the podium to applause Danielle Micklitsch there, a presence that if the Sheriff was here we investigating it; the question has been raised and I think it now needs to be put to bed. Rob Stanwell I have to tell you, Im really moved by the people here and the way theyre speaking about the police department tonight. But at the same time you have a responsibility. In the face of this its compelling and convincing in many ways Id have to say you have a lot of courage to look at these things. Michael Lehman July 1, Ill be moving to Vina del Mar because of this. treatment hes received from the police since opening the bar. Its surprising and disappointing to me that we have people now saying, dont give us any information; we know enough. Commissioner Lorraine Huhn, about complaints she heard that people didnt have enough information about the comprehensive plan but now didnt want information about the police department. Its just the right thing to do. Parent, about exploring the costs and services of the It appears we can save a tremendous amount of money I talked to every mayor of the 11 cities that have the Sheriff. I didnt talk to the Mayor of Seminole; I talked to the city manager. It appears to me that we need to go the extra mile. I think we Vice Mayor Marvin Shavlan

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32 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Local ObituariesADKINS, MICHAEL D., 58, of 2 grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, 727517-2340. PAINTER, SUSAN C., RN, 67, of South Pasadena, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. She was a registered nurse and most recently worked at Palms of Pasadena Hospital for 25 years. She was a Church. She enjoyed completing crossword puzzles, collecting nutcrackers, and spending time with her family. Susan is survived by her husband of 39 years, Donald A memorial mass will be held on made to the Metropolitan Ministries. For an online tribute please go to beachmemorial.com. RABINOVICH, GRIGORIY, 86, of South Pasadena, passed away surrounded by his family. As head of the cast iron industry in Ukraine, Grigoriy held numerous patents and was awarded several medals by the Ukraine government for his service. He is survived by his daughters, Yegeniya (Bill) Fagerquist, Alexander Rabinovich; sister, Assia (Alena) Segal, Svetlana Sokol; greatgrandson, David Segal. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on noon with the service at 12 noon and the committal service at Woodlawn Memory Gardens. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 727-527-1196, memorialparkfuneralhome.com. SEYLER, CATHERINE M., 77, of 2012. For a complete obituary and beachmemorial.com. TAYLOR, DAVID 29, passed on to be at peace with the He had a fun, loving spirit and many friends and family who love and miss him. ALifeTribute FuneralCare Gulfport. TESTA, LINDA J., 59, of Gulfport, her husband; a sister; 2 brothers; and her mother. Abbey Affordable Cremation. In Memoriam DAVID EMERY TAYLOR 1983 2012 There will be a Memorial Service held in David's honor at the Elks Lodge on 66th St. N. in St. Pete (pool questions please call 727-320-3211. My heart is broken, you left me too soon. You were just on the verge of greatness. The world was yours. I'm glad for every moment we had together even though it was cut so short. I'm broken without you. Baby, Baby, Baby R.IP. Love always and forever.Donna

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 33 In Memoriam JOHN G. FREIBERGER, JR. I. B. Sailin My Grandpa was like a second dad and a big part of my life. Grandpa wanted his grandchildren to grow up with a pool, so when I was born he and grandma moved down to St. Petersburg and did just that. He got a sailboat and introduced me and everyone else to sailing. If it wasnt for Grandpa I can say I might not have ever been sailing in my whole life. He loved to take the family and his grandchildren especially out into the bay. We enjoyed the boat tilting and the sail swinging back and forth, sometimes wondering if he really knew what he was doing, but he always did. Before they started building there were places to anchor and go on land and explore trails on a certain beach when we were very young. I especially remember Grandpa and I sailing, he taught me a lot. One time we were out for hours sailing from Gulfport Marina all the way to Johns Pass and back, venturing out into the Gulf of Mexico along the beaches. I remember Grandpa setting up our pool volleyball net and lling the stand with water and strings to the house and trees for it to stay up. I remember him grilling hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill at our family gatherings where we ate after the intense volleyball matches. Grandpa came to almost all of my baseball games. He and grandma even made a trip up to Savannah Georgia to see me play college baseball. Grandpa was a very hard worker and the type when he put his mind to it he did it. He taught himself how to sail and even built a sailboat himself pretty much. Ill remember Christmas and Thanksgiving dinner where he would say the blessing with his deep voice. Ill always remember Grandpas fudge and how he loved Lipton iced tea. He was the best and last Grandpa I will ever have. He was always very involved in our lives and I know he had a big place in his heart for all of us. I Love you Grandpa. Love, Casey My Grandpa was not just a Grandpa. He was a loving husband and father, a friend, a sailor, a coach, a teacher, a leader and most of all the best Grandfather a Granddaughter could have ever asked for. I love my Grandpa more than words can say. He knew how to make you smile, thats for sure. He had a rare personality that was extremely contagious. He was very comical and serious all at once, which made him who he was. He was independent and went for what he wanted. He had nicknames for everyone that crossed his path. Mine was Mugsy. I will never for get his voice at my softball games, LETS GO MUGSY. The image of him in his trusty chair, his sherman hat and either sunower seeds or peanuts in his hands at my little league games, my high school games and even my college games will never blur from my mind. He was committed to his FAMILY. He loved my Grandmother, who he had been with since they were both 13 years old. He loved his children. He adored his Grandchildren more than words can say. He loved taking us sailing with him. Taking us sailing was the highlight of his day. We were/are his life. He strongly committed the last 26 years to his Grandchildren. I had a strong bond with my Grandpa that no one will ever be able to take away from me. The wonderful memories I have of him are whats going to keep a smile on my face through this hard time. He was an extraordinary man that touched a lot of peoples lives. I miss him terribly and through this rough time, I will remember who my Grandpa truly was: a loving husband and father, a friend, a sailor, a coach, a teacher, a leader and most of all the best Grandfather a Granddaughter could have ever asked for. I LOVE YOU, Grandpa more than words can say and miss you terribly, but memories will never fade! I.B.SAILIN, GRANDPA! Love, your Mugsy My grandpa knew how to push your buttons. He came to every softball game I played as long as the drive wasnt too far. Hed always be sitting in his chair cheering me on saying lets go mally! I miss him. I really do. I use to go sailing with him, one time we got stuck in a storm, the boat started spinning but we made it back. Hed always tell me to stop texting; I ended up hiding it from him haha. When I was little I remember telling him how prickly his mustache was, and I remember him calling for Shane his big dog to jump into the pool so that he could hold him. Id always bring my friends over there to go swimming and to play pool, and to sh and to go canoeing. I dont think Ill ever understand why this happened, but all I know is my grandpa was an amazing grandpa. Ill miss him at my softball games in college but every game will be for him. He left us wondering. Well always wonder, but I know he loved us more than anything in this world. All I know is everything has to happen for a reason. Im not sure what this reason will be but it happened and there was a reason for it. It makes us all stronger and tighter as a family. We all come together to help each other and to talk. I write, it helps me. He was a healthy, strong willed, stubborn man who loved his grandchildren. We wont ever forget you grandpa. You mean more than anything to me. You taught me never to take no for an answer. I love you and will miss you forever. Love, Mally My grandpa was the best grandpa any grandchild could ever have. He was so much fun to hang out with which is why I went over to his house so often, and to play him in pool. I always loved to play him in pool. We use to have mini pool tournaments, like best out of ve or best out of seven. I remember that we played up to eight games one time, dont remember who won but he probably won like he did most of the time. But on some rare days I would win more than him. He had this pool stick called the Viper, and occasionally he would bring it out, and when he would say, Im bringing out the Viper I would know I was about to lose. For some reason he would always beat me with that stick! It was weird. Grandpa LOVED to go sailing too. I remember when I was younger; I didnt really like to go sailing that much because I was always scared that the boat would tip over. But about a year ago he took me on a sailing trip, just me and him. That day he taught me all about sailing, he taught me what all the parts of the boat were called, how to set up the boat to sail, and he even let me steer the boat! That was the best part. That day I learned that sailing was not so bad, and that it was quite relaxing if you knew what you were doing .I will always remember that day that me and grandpa went sailing. I will never be scared to go sailing again. My grandpa loved to go to our softball and baseball games. He practically went to every single game, and I dont know how he did. Because between me and my sisters travel ball tournaments and high school games there was like a game every day of the week, sometimes even two or even more. But I think his love to watch us play ball is what let him wake up very early in the morning almost every weekend and stay very late at night to watch us play all. I will always remember him sitting behind the fence, a little to the side of home plate, cheering us on while eating his sunower seeds.Grandpa, you are the best grandfather anybody could ever have. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH. I miss you so much but I will always remember you as the best grandpa EVER! Love, Tully Dear Grandpa, I love you so much and miss you more and more as each day goes by, but I can say how lucky I am to have had such an amazing grandfather in my life. You were what every grandchild could ask for; a loving and caring man and would do anything to see us smile. Every time I see a sailboat I think of you and how much joy it brought to you being out in the water. Now youre in heaven sailing on your big boat. I have so many great memories with you, you were always there supporting me and giving great advice. I will never forget the things you taught me about life. I am so thankful you were here to meet your rst great granddaughter Amiah. I know how much you love her and thought she was absolutely precious. I love you always and forever Grandpa. Love, Courtney and Amiah My grandpa was a good man. We always had fun together and he had the best humor. I got along with him very nicely and will and do miss him very much. Missing you, ColinWe will Love You and Miss You Always Dad, Love John and Kelley

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34 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Divisive PoliticsI don't know about you usually meaning "I'm sure you'll agree with me" but I'm sick of politicians referring to American citizens as members of some sub-group with presumed allegiances primarily to their native heritage, or in some cases, their particular interests or gender orientation interest of the moment. So we have voters referred to as African-American, Latino or hispanic lesbian, bi-sexual, transsexual, labor, government workers (SEIU), business and industry, inner city, suburbanites, soccer moms, women, working women, seniors, college, noncollege, evangelical, Catholic, atheist, liberal, conservative, right wing, left wing, abortion, anti-abortion and many more I have probably missed. In to form your own sub-group to suck up those campaign dollars and political favoritism either through patronage or special legislation. In all, it's pretty disgusting. However, note that there's rarely a mention of the white vote, or male conservative vote, or housewife, or white, nonpolitically active white women, though there has been some sarcastic reference to those who cling to their guns and bibles. Nothing, either about Germans although that's the largest ethnic group in America. Notably absent from the naming are the Irish who used to be a main stay of Boston politics. Nor do I hear much about my Pittsburgh heritage groups such as the Italians, Slovaks, Poles, Russians, Ukrainians, Lithuanians, Czechs, or Slavs. Nor is there much mention of the Caribbean groups. And, certainly, there's no mention of Anglos, Welsh, or Scots. And what about the real Don't get me wrong, if your so-called "group" isn't being mentioned, that's not bad. Not being mentioned is, in my opinion, a badge of honor. It means being considered as an American be something else, go live there. In America you have the freedom to do it. Lots of other countries it's hard to get out of. Also, some countries, like Mexico, are hard to get in. America, on the other hand, is extra ordinarily tough on those we should want, but easy on those who slip in (a euphemism for illegals). labeled as something (racist, antiimmigrant), particularly when I add something like if you rate America below your native country, then by all means, go back there. Fish or cut bait as we say here." So, let me set the record straight. Except for the small minority, we're all immigrants. I've also witnessed through travels in the formally communist countries of Eastern Europe where ethnic groups were recognized in name only. Efforts to observe or celebrate old world (or, in their cases, their own country's customs) were prohibited and punished. country's customs (St. Patrick's Day come to mind) to your hearts' content. Worship as you want with whatever customs you want. Or, don't worship concerned about conditions in your old country. Preserve your roots, help people back there wherever "there" is. Be active in your "group" as much as you want. However, I'm also saying quit trying to divide this country into groups that disdain others who don't share their particular interests. You don't promote non-discrimination by discrimination. You don't promote inclusion by legislation that singles particular privileges, protections, recognition, or rewards. Do what you want personally, be as divided as you want personally, but quit trying to get the government to be your or to protect them exclusively for you. The government's role is to be equally protective of all citizens. Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 35 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am Kitchen Closed Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Kitchen Open 11-2pm Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Lunch Served 11am-3pm Rons Karaoke 7pm THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Bar Bingo 7 pm Food served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Frank Caine 6:30-9:30pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm Les on Guitar 6:30-9:30pm Sports & Pizza 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Barry Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Regular Meeting 6pm Pizza available all day Burger or Sandwich Special 6-8pm Baringo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am Phone 727-367-1596 email post305@msn.com www.post305.org The Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce for their fundraising on behalf of our Poppy Drive. We invite Auxiliary members to attend our meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. We welcome your ideas. Please plan to join us on Sundays starting at 1p.m. for Steak-Ums games. Have fun and win great food! Hours Sunday-Friday 12pm, Saturday 11am til. Electronic bar games everyday. Fish fry last Friday of the month 5-7pm. Were always looking for new members to join our family $30 yearly or $250 Lifetime. Gil Davis 1st VC

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36 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Thursday 5/31 Juvenile Trouble5200 Blk 17th Ave. S. Keep the Peace5200 Blk 18th Ave. S. Panhandler/Solicitor1400 Blk 62nd St. S. Person Down49th St. & 12th Ave. S. Animal Call1600 Blk Gray St. S. Friday 6/1 Animal Call15th Ave. & Freemont St. S. Burglary Business700 Blk 51st St. S. Alarm Holdup900 Blk 54th St. S. Vandalism2700 Blk 52nd St. S. Injured Person5300 Blk 7th Ave. S. Theft5200 Blk 25th Ave. S. Stolen Vehicle5000 Blk 9th Ave. S. Civil Matter5300 Blk 8th Ave. S. Noise5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Animal Call700 Blk 58th St. S. Armed Person28th Ave. & Beach Blvd. S. Saturday 6/2 Person Under Inuence49th St. & 21st Ave. S. DisturbanceBeach Blvd. & 30th Ave. S. Ambulance Call5300 Blk 29th Ave. S. Animal Call2200 Blk 56th St. S. Animal Call5600 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Ambulance Call54th St. & Essex Ave. S. Shots Fired (Heard)5000 Blk 27th Ave. S. Sunday 6/3 Person Under Inuence5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. DUIDupont St. & Shore Blvd. S. Stolen Vehicle5300 Blk 7th Ave. S. Civil Matter2500 Blk 51st St. S. Harassing Phone CallsLocation Withheld. Juvenile Trouble1800 Blk 55th St. S. Stolen Vehicle5500 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Theft2900 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Person Under Inuence2800 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Monday 6/4 Animal Call18th Ave. & 58th St. S. Domestic5200 Blk 12th Ave. S. Neighbor Problem3000 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Animal Call5400 Blk 14th Ave. S. Trespass2300 Blk 53rd St. S. Theft900 Blk 58th St. S. Theft5700 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Theft4900 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Burglary Residence1800 Blk 58th St. S. Harassing Phone CallLocation Withheld. Assault/Battery5700 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Animal Call700 Blk 59th St. S. Tuesday 6/5 Person Under Inuence5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Neighbor Problem3100 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Trash Dump2600 Blk Miriam St. S. Vehicle Abandoned6200 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Disturbance1000 Blk 49th St. S. Juvenile Trouble52nd St. & Tangerine Ave. S. Person Under InuenceClinton St. & 29th Ave. S. Wednesday 6/6 Person Under Inuence800 Blk Freemont St. S. Open Door/Window6100 Blk 12th Ave. S. Civil Matter1400 Blk 58th St. S. Burglary Residence5800 Blk Skimmer Pt. Blvd. S. Assault/Battery5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Juvenile Trouble27th Ave. & 54th St. S. Ordinance Violation5300 Blk 29th Ave. S.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 37 Try your hand at Sudoku Register for Adult Leagues ST. PETERSBURGFlag football, kickball and softball adult league Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 19th Street N., Bldg. A. General welcome. Summer league begins the week sport. All participants must purchase an ADVANTAGE membership, $15 for City of St. Petersburg residents and $38/season pass for nonresidents. Visa, Mastercard, cash and checks payable to the City of St. Petersburg are accepted. Call Athletics at 727-892-5223 for info or adult-leagues.html.

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38 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 We Want You to Be a Part of the City of Gulfports 4th of July Parade! Get your organization or business in on the fun! Float check-in area is in front of the Gulfport Public Library parking lot on the corner of 27th Avenue S. and Beach Boulevard S. The parade will start at direct you from there.PARADE IS ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH. PATRIOTIC THEME PLEASEORGANIZATION NAME______________________________________ CONTACT PERSON__________________________________________ EMAIL_______________________________________________________ PHONE______________________________________________________ NUMBER OF UNITS__________________________________________ INFORMATION ABOUT FLOAT/ORGANIZATION FOR EMCEE ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Deadline for sign up is Friday, June 29th Its Never too Hot to Learn Something at IAC Summer is a great time to learn something new at the Industrial Arts Center. A week long Reality Glass Blowing Boot Camp for kids is 9-13 and August 13-16. Two $200 scholarships are being offered one for each camp. are also available now through the IACs most popular classes. This is a great gift for Dad or think about learning something new yourself. The IACs Summer Savings Class Blowing 101 & 102 with one of the experienced IAC instructors. purchaser or gifted to someone else. scheduled through November 30, 2012. A limited number of discount will be plenty of seats available for summer and fall classes. The IAC is offering two $200 Scholarships for Reality Glass write 75 word essay by hand on why they would like to learn glass blowing this summer. The entry may be scanned and emailed to info@ industrialartscenter.org or mailed to the Industrial Arts Center at 2902A Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707. Winning essays will be announced at the Gulfport Art Walk prior to the camp. For tuition discounts, visit www. industrialartscenter.org and click the TUITION DISCOUNTS button. For information, call 727-289-9365. The Industrial Arts Center is located at 2902A Beach Boulevard South in the Gulfport Art Village Courtyard.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 39 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of St. Pete Beach: Police Pension Plans Q: The local police say that they have presented alternate pension plans (that will help reign in the pension problems) to the beach staff. Why has the commission rejected these plans? A: Because it isnt as simple as presenting the deal to the commission; Florida collective bargaining laws require the union representing the police to bargain with city management, according to city manager Mike commissioners. So far, the union and city management havent agreed on any proposal. the city has no control. The costs to the city is approximately double of the The city management team does not feel such a change would meet our objectives in the negotiations, he added. Roxy is a 2 year old 20lb female Terrier mix. She is a playful girl who loves the company of other dogs her size. To learn more about Roxy and other animals available for adoption visit her today at Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd Street S. in St. Petersburg. Call 727-328-7738 or visit www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter July 4th Fireworks in St. Pete BeachST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach will host their annual 4th beginning at dark. The display will be launched from a barge in the Gulf directly west of the County Park located at 47th Street (across from the Dolphin Village Plaza). All normal beach and parking ordinances will be in effect. The St. Pete Beach 4th possible in part by the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of St. Pete Beach. For more information, contact the City of St. Pete Beach at 727-367-2735. Volunteer to Plant Sea OatsST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach has partnered with Pinellas County Environmental Management, the Sirata Beach Resort, and The Florida Aquarium to bring a large-scale sea oat planting project to St. Pete Beach and volunteers ages 12 and older are needed. The effort will starting at 9 a.m. behind the Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd. in St. Pete Beach. This is a great project for friends, family, neighbors, church groups, community associations, students needing volunteer hours and other community organizations. Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves, small hand shovels, sun block, hats, beach shoes, watering cans or milk jugs, and knee pads if desired. Parking passes and bottled water will be provided. Planting of native vegetation like sea oats helps form and maintain sand dunes, critical to controlling beach erosion. Come out and help save our beaches. To volunteer, contact Adam

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40 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Get your Team into Extreme Mud Wars ST. PETERSBURGThe City of St. Pete Parks and Recreation Department and TASCO (Teen, Arts, Sports, and Cultural Opportunities) are once again partnering with Tampa Bay Club Sport to bring back the wildly popular Extreme Mud Wars (EMW) to Spa Beach Park 600 people competed against each other in series of events that are just as enjoyable to watch as they are to participate in. EMW, hosted at Spa Beach park at the base of the Pier in downtown St. Pete, boasts eight mud covered events that teams rotate through to determine who the best of the best is. This is the prime opportunity for teams of friends or co-workers to participate in the all day mud event. Teams of 6-8 are suggested with a minimum of at least 2 females. All participants must be at least 18 or older. Food and drink vendors will be on site with a beer garden that will after it is $400. Proceeds from event teams must register ahead of time and can do so at www.tampabayclubsport. com. EMW will start promptly at 11 a.m. and run through 5 p.m. Curious? Check out the results, photos, and videos from 2011 by visiting www. ExtremeMudWars.com. Learn to Spin Yarn at Gulfport Fresh MarketGULFPORTThe time-honored art the subject of hands-on classes to be held during the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market this summer. Billie Rodriguez and her daughter Brennan will teach students during 4-hour courses, each consisting of two-hour classes conducted on two consecutive Tuesdays. Registration for classes hour class is scheduled for Tuesday, ensure individual attention, classes will be limited to four persons each. Waiting lists for additional classes to be held during summer will be maintained for others interested in learning. The cost for classes will be $15 per hour, or $60 for the entire four-hour course. including angora and other types, cover an introduction to spinning, eye/feet coordination exercises, and beginning spinning. During class on the second week, students will learn beginning techniques, adding on To sign up for classes, visit Billie and Brennan at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays. The open-air market is located on Beach Blvd. S. below 29th Ave. S. For more information, contact Billie Rodriguez at 813-428-2484 or email boogie595@yahoo.com. The Fresh Market is a year-round event.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 41 Hip Hop Dance Class The goal of this class is to introduce our students to the basic moves of hip hop and give them a proper dance foundation. Classes will cover popping, locking, funk, boogaloo and some breakn. A different set of moves will be taught every week and broken down step by step then practiced with music. The class are at the Gulfport Recreation Center from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and the cost is $7 per class or $25 per month. For more information contact Natalie at 727-330-4135. Garden Club of St. Petersburg The Garden Club of St. Petersburg welcomes all adults to their crafts Monday of the month from September dates in the summer. It is $3.50 per member and $4.50 for guests. They meet from 10-12 in their building at the corner of 5th Ave. S. and Park Street. A sense of enthusiasm and a wish to meet new people is all that is necessary, though your own scissors and a pencil are always good. Painting boxes from herbs and seeds Donate your old Cell Phones Put your old cell phones to good use. The phones are given to seniors without cell phones. This enables them to dial 911 in an emergency. All surplus phones will be recycled with proceeds given to the Friends of the Sunshine Center for senior programs. Drop them off at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth Street N. or Carol Radin 893-7102 for more information.

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42 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Understanding Your Computer Want to learn more about your computer? The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center offers its members free classes and, if you need one, the use of a computer during class. Stetson volunteer Meaghan Hicks helps instructor participants through using their computers. The beginner class meets on Tuesday from intermediate/advanced class meets at the same time, except on Wednesdays. Meaghan Hicks helps Rob Meade access his e-mail during a weekly computer class. The class, held at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center, costs nothing for center members.VBS at Tradewinds Church A summer kids event called Sky will be hosted at Tradewinds Church in South Pasadena each evening imagination soar as kids discover that everything is possible with Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience electrifying Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them to trust God, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos theyll take home and play with all summer long. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. to 6th Grade and will run from day. The cost is $25/child, with discounts available for families with multiple children. Call 727344-1501 or visit www. tradewindschurch.org.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 43 Gulfport Rec Summer Program Ongoing registrations continue for the 2012 Summer Program for children who have completed registration are MondayFriday from 9a.m.p.m. Annual registration fees are $17 for residents and $110 for nonresidents. The 8-week program for residents and $550 for nonresidents, which does not include and Post camp (August 13-17) cost is $77 for each week, which includes limited to 60 Gulfport residents only. available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Detailed pricing is currently available at the Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or on-line (www. City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center). Packets now available. Call 893-1068 for any questions.Scotsman Fitness is in Gulfport! The Scotsman Fitness team is proud to offer classes at the Gulfport Recreation Center, located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. A husband and wife duo, Ally Morrell and his wife Rachel will be starting a Braveheart Bootcamp and Zumba class. Braveheart Bootcamp is free and Zumba is $6 per class, so please book early to ensure your place in class. Scotsman Fitness is com or via Facebook or call 727748-6612.Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon Theta chapter members are enjoying the summer and will be working a few projects. The ways and means project will be the painting of the annual Christmas mouse ornament. The next meeting 27 at 7 p.m. at the home of Lucy Brushaber. They will be meeting every two weeks or so to work on these ornaments. Members take orders for these ornaments each year. They are $3 each and can be personalized for $3.50. The members will also be busy working on the annual Councils Sister-to-Sister event. The chapter is chairing this committee this year and will be planning the event for possibly early fall. For more information or placing an order for an ornament, please contact Sharon Ingram at 312-2849.

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44 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 Fort Desoto Bat House Seeks Public Support My name is Mason Valentine and I am 17 High School and a Life Scout with Troop 263 in St. Petersburg. In order to achieve Eagle Scout, I must complete a service project that I have elected to take on a project that has been turned down by numerous scouts. Mr. Wilson, the Ranger at Ft. Desoto told me that this approved project has never been built before at Ft. DeSoto. My Eagle Scout project is to build a 8x8x bat house that will be about 10 off the ground at Ft. DeSoto Park (Maintenance Area). It is estimated to hold around 30,000 bats. The mosquito and pest population, thus reducing the risk for diseases spread by these insects. I have also been told that students from surrounding colleges in the area will also study these bats. I plan to fund raise and build the bat house before school starts in August. I am estimating the cost to be around $2,500. Any donations are greatly appreciated. The account for this project is: Cornerstone Bank, St. Petersburg Florida. Routing#: 063114564 Account #: 01223627. I would like to thank the community for their support on this much needed project. Mason Valentine Summer Camps in St. Pete BeachST. PETE BEACHThe St. Pete Beach Recreation Division is offering awesome summer camp programs, inviting residents and non-residents Fun with us. The W.A.V.E. Camp is for those who have completed T.W.E.E.N.S. camp is for older kids who have completed 6th through 8th grades; and brand-new this summer operations and can get valuable work experience and volunteer hours. All summer long campers will collect stamps on their keep-sake passport as they participate in activities such as games, crafts, swimming, weekly events such as All Camps Day, Fishing Derby and much more. The full 8-week camp program runs and Post-camps are also available the weeks before and after for an additional charge. All camp information and paperwork can be found online at www.spbrec. com. Registration begins April 2nd Ciega Drive. Several specialty camps and programs will also be available this summer and can be taken alone or in conjunction with our regular camp Painting Classes will be offered every Thursday, contact Caroline Duvoe at 727-647-8294. Swim Lessons for kids of all ages are offered all summer long at the Aquatic Center; registered campers in the W.A.V.E. or T.W.E.E.N.S. programs receive a discounted rate. Information on all specialty camps and lessons can be found online at www.spbrec.com or call for more information at 727363-9245.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 45 Featuring the Yarra Valley Region of Australia Yarra Valley is home to nearly one hundred wineries. The wines of the Yarra Valley are dominated by the major grape varieties especially the red varieties Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot, while the whites are dominated by Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc with a supporting role played by Semillon. This cool climate area also has a growing reputation for the production of high quality sparkling wines. There are about a hundred wineries operating in this region, all but a handful can be described as small or medium. Less than a quarter are growing varieties. Charles La Trobe the Governor of Victoria, and his Swiss born wife. There followed a golden era dominated by Hubert de Castella who won prizes for his wine at the great exhibitions in Australia and Europe during the 1880s. A period of decline then occurred so then eventually, by the end of the 1920s no wine was produced in the region then known as Lilydale. The decline was caused by economic factors, rather than the Phyloxerra pest. There was virtually no dairying and other agricultural enterprises, exploiting the mild climate, rich soils and proximity to the growing city of Melbourne. Fresh Market Coming to Azalea Recreational Center is becoming the home of the Azalea Community Fresh Market. Located in the Tyrone area, the market plans to have fresh produce, arts and crafts, foods of all sorts, activities for the kids, a variety of music and much more. The Azalea Community Fresh Market is offering weekly or monthly booths rates, 30 spots air conditioned inside and outside booth spaces out more information and become a Florida Library Youth ProgramST. PETERSBURG Its hot outside but there are cool things happening at the St. Petersburg Public Library as the summer Florida Library Youth program (FLYP) begins. This years theme, Dream Big Read! Discover Dewey will challenge young minds to read, dream and discover the treasure trove of stories, information and fun awaiting them at the library. This summers FLYP program has a full schedule of events through August 4th that includes story and special presentations. Young readers who successfully complete a reading game will receive a prize and an invitation to the end of summer party. Beth Lindsay, Youth Services Coordinator, says The librarys summer reading program is a great way to keep children reading while school is out. The story times and special programs entice children experience. Special programs include Razzmatazz featuring Lowell Tausik, ventriloquist, juggler and magician and Drumming Circle with Steve Turner, from Giving Tree Music, leading the whole audience in creating and catching the beat! All programs are free and open to the public but arrive early as space is limited. Visit the librarys website, www. splibraries.org.

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46 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. How is your Legal Health? (Part 1) As with your physical well-being, you can avoid major legal problems by periodically checking the status of your legal health. Some of the areas in which you may wish to consider getting a legal "check-up" are estate planning, wills, trusts, insurance retirement planning. A review of your legal affairs on an annual basis to ensure that all relevant legal documents meet your current needs is recommended. Many times, a yearly legal check up will uncover legal problems that can be corrected before they cause a major problem. For example, with a birth or death of a loved one, you may wish to reevaluate your will, trust or estate plan. Like a physician or dentist, a lawyer is trained to diagnose legal problems or maladies and recommend cures. During your legal checkup, a review of your family afinvestments, business interests and employment should be accomplished. health, a lawyer should be able to anticipate what remedial action is necessary before a minor problem becomes a costly disaster. In upcoming segments of this publication, we will together explore some of the common legal problems uncovered by a legal checkup. As with a medical problems, it is important to see a lawyer as early as possible, that is, before a legal problem occurs, or if there is already a legal problem, before it becomes more aggravated and costly. article and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal consult an attorney.

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48 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 By Tom MargenauWhen to Take Your Social Security -A New Fact Sheet the good news ... or the bad news? Let me get the bad news out of the new fact sheet for my readers (thats actually the good news but more about that in a minute); and as part of my research, Ive discovered that I havent been completely clear in some past columns when explaining the coordination between taking reduced might be due on your spouses Social Security record. A question Im frequently asked record at age 62 and then at 66, account? The answer to that question is no. But sometimes Ive overstated that negative response by following Social Security record, you cannot record. As a politician whos caught statement is no longer operational. Before I can clarify that, I have to explain a technical part of Social Security rules called the unrestricted application policy. That means that an application for any kind of automatically an application for person might be due. Because most only two accounts -their own and a spouses -in practical day-to-day use, the policy is saying that if you apply before age 66, you are automatically on a spouses Social Security record, you are simultaneously applying for your own Social Security. But here is something I didnt make clear in my prior columns. If your spouse is not yet getting Social later when your husband or wife signs up for Social Security. And you will get whatever spousal rate you are due based on your age at the time (e.g., 50 percent at age 66; about 40 percent at age 64, etc.). But the reduction you took on your own Social Security record will still impact your Here is a simple example of how (age 66) rate is $1,000, but she is getting $750 per month in reduced Tom, is also 62, but he does not plan When he turns 66, he starts getting $2,400 in full retirement payments. the Social Security Administration $1,000, and subtract that from oneSo, $1,200 minus $1,000 leaves $200. That $200 would be added to Beckys month. application rule does NOT apply to widows and widowers. For example, a woman can take reduced widows at age 66, switch to full retirement account. Or, she can wait until age 70 delayed retirement bonus. Also, the unrestricted application rule does not apply if you wait until For example, if you are 66, you could husband or wifes account, and then that 32 percent bonus mentioned above. There is no question I am asked should I start my Social Security? Another version of that question goes Security at 62 ... or wait until age 66 or even age 70? As Ive pointed out so many times in this column, that is almost an impossible question to answer because there are so many potential variables. And the biggest variable of all is your life expectancy. I could give you a very good answer to that question if you could give me when are you going to die? And because no one really knows the answer to that question, no one really knows when it would be the best time to start ones Social Security And some of the many other variables include your anticipated earnings (if you are under age 66, an earnings penalty can reduce your this column, your potential eligibility Security record. To help readers decide when to Ive written this new fact sheet. It discusses all the variables. It explains the earnings penalty rules; as a spouse; and it offers several strategies for maximizing your As always, I make these fact sheets available free of charge to my readers. If you want a copy, simply send an email to me at thomas.margenau@ comcast.net. Because Ive written so many fact sheets, please specify that you want the new one titled, When to

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 49 Appliance Repair APPLIANCE REPAIR SERVICERefrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher Repairs. In Home Diagnostic Only $19.95. Call 727-347-1555. Mention Gabber Ad for 20% Off Repair.DO YOU REPAIR APPLIANCES?People are calling the Gabber looking for your service! Please call today to advertise, 3216965. Automotive Service DO YOU REPAIR POWER WINDOWS?People are calling the Gabber looking for your service! Please call today to advertise, starting at $14/wk. 321-6965. Caregivers CALL SUZIE 727-864-9923Personal Care while Looking Out for Your Well Being. Personal Secretary, Errands/Transportation Provided. Light Housekeeping/Laundry, Meal Preparation, Honest & Dependable. Licensed/ Bonded. LOVING COMPANION-Transportation, errands, meals, meds, pet care. All Shifts available. Call Donna 727-954-7316. CNA/LPNHelp is at your ngertips! Assistance with all your needs. Light housekeeping, Appointments, Errands, Etc. 25+ Years Experience. 727-488-4586. STAY OUT OF A NURSING HOMEBay Area Care Offers Live-Ins, Hourly Care for in-home help. Lic. 5969. Call 727-424-1979. SCHOOL IS OUT!Childcare in your home. Licensed 5842, Bonded. Rent-A-Hand, 727347-3424. CLUTTER AND DEBT?-Be Blissfully Free of Both. Its a simple Process. A Psycho Therapist. I will Calmly Guide you Through, No judgement, just results. Guaranteed. Nancy Gonzalez MA MFT 727-564-8499. PRESSURE WASHINGDriveways, Sidewalks, Decks. We do it all. 727-515-5828. HEIDIS DETAILED CLEANINGSpecializing in Residential/Commercial, Carpet Cleaning, Windows, too. Available Weekends. Licensed/ Insured/Bonded. Please Call for free Estimate. Gift Certicates Available. www.stpetersburgcleaningcom pany.com 727-254-1950. HI!! SUMMER IS HERE-and if You need a Ambitious, Reliable, Gal to Organize, Clean, Laundry, Grocery Shop and Just Companionship, Possibly Enjoy Lunch Together. Call Donna Marie. Town Shores Resident. Cel 727215-0148.NATURALLY HOUSEPROUDResidential Cleaning Services. Natural plant based 100% biodegradable cleaning products used. Houses, condos, apartments & rentals. Services: One-Time, Weekly/bi-weekly, Monthly/bi-monthly, Move-in/Move-Out. Discounts Veterans & Seniors! Licensed/Bonded/ Insured. Free Estimates. Call 727-954-3332 or visit www.naturallyhouseproud.net. TRUTECH SOLUTIONS 727-343-2838In-Home Services: Internet Security, Training, Virus & SpyWare Removal, Maintenance & Repair, Data Recovery. (PC & Mac). COMPUTER REPAIR-Maintenance, Wireless, Tutor, Virus Removal, etc. Fast service, $35/ hr., Work guaranteed. Over 20 years experience. PC and Apple Literate. Call Bob 727656-0435. Electrical AC ELECTRIC 727-345-3108Over 30 years. Experience. Residential & Commercial. New or Remodel work, Service Upgrades, Lightning Arrestors, Fans and Lighting Installed. State License #ER0007653. Accounting Cleaning/Housekeeping Computer Service PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 727-321-6965.

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50 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 HOME REPAIRS-Many Years of Experience. Quick Response to your Call and Get the Job Done Right. Call Gus 727-644-6194 Low Rates. CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim & Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721.HANDYMAN SERVICESFree Estimates. We Do It all! You Dont Pay Anything Till Job is Complete, Great References! 727-688-9565. Licensed/Insured. GENERAL HANDYMAN 727-479-8510Most All Types of Work, Small Jobs OK! Many Years of Experience, References, Lowest Rates, Free Estimates. Seniors & Veterans Discounts.Call L.J. EXTREME HANDYMANSmall, Big, All Jobs. Affordable Rates, Friendly Reliable Service. 25 Years Experience in Most Fields. Call Jamie, 727-254-1392.CARPENTER DEPENDABLE!Have Tools Will Travel Trustworthy. Doors, Decks/Eaves/Rotted Wood, Etc. 24 Year Gabber Advertiser. Free Estimates, Lic. C-5754. 727-821-9973. VETERAN USMCFather of Six, Great Attitude, Hard Working Available to do Any Type of Quality/Skilled work. Gulfport Resident. 386-878-9408. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning Handy Person

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 51 Home Improvement RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Window Screens, Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hurricane Windows/Screens, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-4300. RX11066857.ROOFING REPAIRS $99 & UP30 Year Owens Corning Shingles. Metal roofing, at roofs. Lic#CCC1326066. Call 727418-3357. A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential, Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Specialists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let A Old-Timer Do It! For all Veterans up to $450* Rebate. Licensed RCC0051451 and Insured. 824-9996. Call for Details. WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Texture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Insured. Over 30yrs. Exp. #C4672 References. 15% Off 727-458-4209. DAVID BUIDENS DRAFTING-Energy Calc-s w/Manual J. New Construction, retail, additions & code compliance, Zoning, remodel, kitchen & baths.727-269-1677. dbuidens2@hotmail.comGIANT MART 5485 HAINES RD. 33714We buy and sell windows, doors, aluminum awnings. Screens made or rescreened fast. 526-1494. OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCELawn Mowers & Small Engines. Also Lawn Maintenance & Hauling. Nature Scapes, 727-290-8185, 727-459-1431. Lawn/Landscape 1/2 PRICE TREE SERVICECertied Arborist. Neat, Clean Professional. Removals, Trimming, Clean-Ups, No Job to Big or Small. Licensed & Insured. 727-3464900. LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Cleaning, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave, 727-215-2229. Heat/Air Conditioning Home Improvement Lawn Equip. Repair

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52 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312. Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting FAUX & DECORATIVE FINISHESProviding custom decorative painted nishes to the Tampa Bay area. Residential & commercial. Interior & exterior. Over 25 years experience. Free Consultations & estimates. References available. Licensed. (502)439-4191 or www.Fauxish.com PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors Discounts, CFC1427888 Low Rates 727-522-2508 LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. WHY SETTLE FOR 1/5% From your Bank When you can get 6% Interest on a prime Real Estate Loan secured by Prime Waterfront Apartments. $650,000 loan amount-6% interest only-5 or 10 year term-50% LTV-1.71 dept coverage ratio-2% to brokers. 727-289-4436. Help Wanted SEAMSTRESS WANTED-For part-time steady at home work sewing garments. Must be experienced, very dependable, have references and live near the Pasadena area. 602485-5490. VETERINARIAN TECH NEEDED PTTo teach academics at Dog grooming school in Largo. 727-517-9546 CLEANING PEOPLE-Needed for HouseCleaning Company, P/T Days. Must have 1yr.+ Experience, Good Pay. Must have Transportation. Call 727-743-0701 after 6p.m. HAIRDRESSER FOR BOOTH RENTALCall Jackie at Elite Hairstyling, 727-637-3986. Lawn/Landscape JEFFS LAWN SERVICEMowing, Trimming, Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable rates, 727-341-0185, 727-202-6202 Plumbing Business Opportunity PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 727-321-6965.

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 53 2001F250 SUPER DUTY-Gold, New Brakes, Good Work Truck, $2000. 727-423-1891. CASH PAID FOR CARSHighest Prices Paid. 727-328-8004. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965.REWARD $400MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. Furniture/Appliances PLACE YOUR AD HERE$4.50 for 10 words, 321-6965. 60-70s CHINA CABINET-light. Excellent Condition. $125. Commercial double sided glass display shelving. $175. 727-481-8280. Call between 8am.-4pm. 80 COUCH-3 Cushions. Recliner on each end. Beige. $100. 727-366-8808. General 52 PANASONIC HD TV-780 DPI with Remote Model #PT-521-CX65 $250. New Bissell Steamer, Power Brush $75. Frigidaire 8 cycle Heavy Duty, Large Capacity Washer $75. Toppers for Sm. Pick-up, Several to choose from $120. each. 727-638-2090. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. WHIRLPOOL WASHER-and Kenmore Dryer. $150/both. Yard machine mower. $50. Tom 365-7781. Marine BUY TODAY! Sport-Craft 222 Off Shore Fisherman, Galvanized Trailer, Evinrude 200. $4K/ OBO. 727-595-0423. WET SLIPS AVAILABLE-From 25 to 55 Sail of Power. $7.55/F. Easy Access to Gulf. Ample Parking.4 Slips Left. 727-641-6465. COVERED BOAT SLIPS-for rent near the Madeira Beach McDonalds/American Legion. Gated Community, annual lease includes dock box, water, and electricity. No live-a-boards. Rates range for $96.67 to $114.23 per month (28 foot maximum). Call 727-397-1164 for information, Monday-Friday, 8a.m.-3p.m. Pets/Animals CODDLED CRITTERS PET SERVICES-. Dog Walking, Potty Breaks, Vacation Visits, Overnight Stays. Pet Sitters International Accredited. 727-424-5341.DOG GROOMING WORKSHOP 1/2 PRICELearn to Groom Your Dog Like a Pro. BYOD. July 7th, 11a.m.-4p.m. Limited Space. 727517-9546. WANTED OLD AUDIO-Old Receivers, Reel to Reel + Tapes, Tube Amps. Old Studio Gear, Any Condition. Collector 727-421-4019.HOME ORGANIZING SERVICESDo you need help with Organizing and Decluttering your home to create order out of disorder? Pat Johns, 727-360-3328. INSIDE AND OUT-Friday & Saturday. 2510 54th St. South. 9am-7pm. Good Prices! MOVING SALE-1751 Newark St. S. Fri. 7:30am.-5:00pm. Sat. 7:30-Noon. Take 49th St. S. to 18th Ave. S. Newark is between 4041. SATURDAY 8AM.-12:00-1514 60th St. S. Antique Farm house table on castors 40x36 1.75 leaf. and Crank. 2 Oriental Upholstered headboards. Single Futon. 36x36 Dinette table. Assortment of Antique Chairs, Drapery, Linens, China, Lamps, Art Work, Crystal. HUGE RUMMAGE SALE-Journey Church, 4355 Central Ave. Friday 5-8p.m. Sat. 8a.m.4p.m. Alot of everything. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Handyman and Secretary, Housekeeper. Possible live-in. 727-289-3588. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT1BR/1BA, C/H/A, Fenced Backyard, 1/5 Blocks from Pier, Beach, Artwalk. $625/Mo. 1 Mos. Security. 5401 30th Ave. S. 727-347-7423. Automotive Wanted Yard/Garage Sale ALL TYPES OF MEDICAL-Equipment. Also New Pink 3-pc. Baby Stroller. St. Pete Beach. 727-360-9383. MULTI FAMILYIf you need it we have it. Very good prices. Friday 8-? Sat. 9-? No Early Birds! Forget the Mall, Shop Here. Tremen dous Deals for Everyone. 1327 Winchester Rd. Off Tyrone Blvd. by Tyrone Gardens 6401 EMERSON AVE. S.-Fri./Sat., 8-1. Lots of Good Stuff. Kitchenware.

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54 Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 1BR/1BA KEY WEST STYLE-Gulfport Apt. Very Nice! Single, Mature, Adult for Long Term. Non-Smoker. Small pet ok (cat). 1st/ last/deposit. $535/Mo. No Section 8. 727-3842259.TOWN SHORESAnnual, Nottingham Bldg. 2BR/2BA Deluxe, 1250sqft. End Unit, Magnicent Views. Brand new carpet, paint, tile. Avail. Sept. 678-2228403. HISTORIC GULFPORT VILLAGE HOMECompletely Renovated home in quiet location on large oversized lot. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, sunny family room, eat-in kitchen, laundry room w/d incl. References and deposit required. $1350/Mo. 508-879-3156.PASADENA CHATEAU TOWERSpacious 1BR/1.5BA Condo w/Lovely View From the 4th Floor. Annual $750/Mo. Call MARCOUX REALTY, INC. 727-347-1535, 727-360-9494. CHATEAU TOWER S. PASADENA1BR/1.5BA, Beautiful 4th View, Some Furnishings, New Appliances & Carpeting. All Amenities Included. No Smoking/Pets. 1st/ last/security, Annual Lease, $775//Mo. 269228-0588. ST. PETE BEACHLarge effeciency,. Newly decorated, One block to shing and beach. $600/mo. Water incl. 727-345-7036 or 727946-3331. ST. PETE BEACHExtra Large Efciencies, Newly Renovated, Walk to Beach, Trolley, block off Corey Ave. $580-$610/Mo includes water/maintenance. 727-804-5694. 7401 5TH AVE. N.-2BR $725. (2nd r). Large Balcony. Small complex. Storage and Covered Parking Available. Onsite Laundry. Pets negotiable. 727-251-5546. 3BR/1BA HOME-C/H/A, Tile, W/D Hookup, Fenced Yard, $1100/Mo. $200 Security Deposit. Nice Neighborhood. Section 8 Ok. D. Edwards, 727-463-5759. WATERFRONT GATED-Condo. Year Round Rental 55+, 1BR/1BA, Renovated. Pools and Tennis. Small Pet, $750Mo. Non Refundable $50. Credit Check. 727-479-4807. BEAUTIFUL GARDEN APT.-1 person, french doors, skylight, bright, private entrance. All utilities including internet. CHA. Looking for professional or student. No pets. $625/mo. 727-410-8423. NEAR STETSONClose to Pasadena shopping.2Br./1Ba. Large storage area, $750/ mo. 2Br/1Ba. Den Screened Porch. $920/mo. Also. 3Br/2Ba/1Cg. $1100. 727-345-7036 or 727-946-3331. CHATEAU TOWERS. Pasadena. 2/2, 9th Floor, Balcony, W/D, Renovated, Waterview, All Amenities, $1150/Mo. Yearly. RALSTONS REALTY, 727-367-6702. PASADENA ESTATES 2BR APT. DUPLEX$695/Mo. Central Location. (2nd Ave. S./66th St. Area) Ceramic Floors, Large Yard Around, Quiet & Safe Area. Free Parking. 727-4594579. 944 17TH ST. N.-3BR, 2 Full Baths plus Den/4th BR. New Paint/Carpet, CHA, W/D Hook-up. $1025/Mo. Security Same. 818-3680809. TOWN SHORES NOTTINGHAM-2BR/2BA. 1120sqft, 2nd oor standard unit. Galley Kitchen 16.5x8 Florida room. CH/A, Covered Carport, Furnished. $1000/Mo. No Pets/Smoking 727-345-3221. SMALL 1 BEDROOM-Ground oor in 4-Plex. Unities paid by Tenant. $450/Mo. +$450/ Deposit. Background Check. Lynn 727-3234546. ST. PETE BEACH BEAUMONDE-Lovely, Furnished 2BR/2BA on Gulf of Mexico. All Amenties. Covered Parking. Annual Rental $1600. Call MARCOUX REALTY INC. 727-347-1535 or 727-360-9494. ST. PETE BEACH-or Unfurnished, 1BR, 1st Floor, New Tile & Paint, Pool, Waterfront, Dock, Close to Stores, Trolley, rec. Center, $725/Mo. Yearly, No-Smoker/Pets. RALSTONS REALTY 727-367-6702. SUNNY FURNISHED 2BR. Condo. St. Pete Beach. Decorated with aerial photographic art. 400 steps to beach. Long Term Rental at summer rates! 727-367-9140 SPACIOUS GULFPORT ROOM FOR RENTPrivate entrance & Bath. $125/Wk. Also available 1 room $90/Wk. Both Include Utilities/ Cable/Internet 727-384-4371. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent Hampton 314Spectacular W est end unit. 1420 sq. ft. Offering 2br s & 2ba s. The location of this condo is prime and one of To wn Shores finest. Stunning water views surround you from ever y room. Y ou will find pergo flooring & new carpet in bedrooms. Updated, large, eat-in kitchen. All new windows. Bose sound system. This unit is totally & tastefully furnished. There are no negatives here, only praise. P erfection at it s best. Location, location, location! Covered parking............................ $195,900Lancaster 4142BR/2BA Deluxe. F reshly painted from top to bottom. Newer carpet, ceiling fans & vanity. Covered parking ............................................................................................................................ $98,900 Diplomat 9032BR/2BA, 1,450 s.f. of beautiful living space. Updated large kitchen, new stainless steel appliances, tile flooring & stunning wood floors. Split floor plan, breathtaking water views, pride of ownership reflected throughout. Small cat accepted .............................................................................. $155,000Hampton 308 2br/2ba Standard, beautifully updated unit w/fabulous french doors in bedroom leading out to Florida room which overlooks Boca Ciega Bay This condo is truly move-in read y. Covered parking. steps to pool Priced to sell at $107,900Chatham 107815 sq. ft., 1br/1ba, standard, offering freshly painted kitchen, newly installed countertops. Carpeted living room, dining room, & bedroom. May add on patio to make your outdoor living even more enjoyable. P et friendly.......... $61,900 Rita M. Stutzman RealtorT own Shor es Specialist & Resident727-723-4164 HAMPTON 203 1 br Deluxe, new kitchen & windows great floor plan, covered parking, water views abound! ................... $95,000MANCHESTER 508 2/2 Standard, freshly painted throughout, newer windows in Florida room. This 2br is bright, cheer y, immaculate, and move-in read y. Dont miss out on this great opportunity Come and enjoy the beautiful water views. Small cat ok, covered parking .......................................... $101,900 MANCHESTER 603 2/2 Deluxe beautifully done with open concept floor plan. Kitchen and bath have been tastefully updated This condo has picturesque water views. Tr uly move in read y. Covered parking. Small cat accepted ....$129,900NEW ON MARKETHampton 107 2/2 Standard, offering newer kitchen, baths & flooring. Step out your back door and enjoy the panoramic water views while sitting on the common area patio with BBQ. Life doesnt get much better than this. Move in read y, covered parking ................................................................... $118,500Manchester 608 2/2 Standard. This unit comes completely and comfortably furnished. The kitchen was recently redone. Move in read y, Small cat accepted covered parking. $120,900RentalsAv alon #302 2br/2ba Deluxe unit, pet friendly ......................................................................... Annual $775/mo. Manchester #603 2br/2ba Deluxe unit, all updated, beautiful water views .............................. Annual $1000/mo.Please Call 727-343-7949Hampton 102 2/2 Deluxe. ...................................... $102,900 SOLDCHA THAM 204 Large 1br deluxe ................................ $76,900 SOLDJAMISON 515 W est end unit ................................ $119,900 SOLDJAMISON 110 2/2, Standard, freshly painted form head to toe, brand new flooring in ever y room, a nd much more... Direct view literally steps to pool. .......................................$72,900 CONTRACT PENDINGWindsor 309 1/1.5 .............................................. $119,900 SOLD Real Estate for Sale Accommodations to Share Real Estate for Sale Classied Advertising from $450

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Gabber June 14 June 20, 2012 55 Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale TOWN SHORES WATERFRONTBuckingham. 3rd oor. Large. 2br/2ba. Balcony. Wash er/Dryer, Reserved Parking Next to Building, Security Entry. $165,000. 727-409-0317

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